Bowen Hills news and events

Brisbane City Council’s kerbside collection

Kerbside collections Brisbane City Council's kerbside collection is an annual service across all suburbs in Brisbane to help you dispose of large household items.  The collections are held on a specific week for each suburb and Brisbane City Council will collect unwanted household items that are too big for wheelie bins as part of the kerbside [...]

Council readies residents for pre-summer backyard cleanout

  #CentralSpringClean                                                     Thousands of Brisbane residents are expected to have a spring cleanout this weekend, with Brisbane City Council cutting green waste costs for residents who ready [...]

Community composting helping me keep Brisbane sustainable

                              Community composting across Central   Brisbane residents have saved 20,000 litres of food scraps from ending up in landfill, through Brisbane City Council’s Community Composting Hubs.   Council’s 14 public composting hubs are helping contribute to a clean, green and [...]

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Youth Employability Program           Do you know someone aged 17-25 who is looking to boost their job prospects? Council’s 2018 Youth Employability Program offers young people opportunities to develop their employment skills. The pilot scheme will focus on different topics to help participants realise their potential in the workplace, [...]

Valley Fiesta line-up revealed

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today announced a cracker line-up for the 2017 Valley Fiesta, with Brisbane’s The Jungle Giants and hip-hop sensation Fatman Scoop set to star in the event’s 21st edition. Up to 65,000 fans were expected to enjoy a packed program of music across three live stages in the Chinatown and Brunswick [...]

Kick boredom to the kerb with hundreds of events across Central Ward these school holidays

                  School children will be spoiled for choice these school holidays, with Council serving up more than 500 activities to keep kids off the couch.   Parents will be able to rely on Council for boredom-busting ideas with a range of free and low-cost activities on offer for kids [...]