CBD news and events

Budget 20/21 – Budget all about Brisbane’s recovery

Love Brisbane   Council backs Brisbane with First Rates freeze in 35 years Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced the first Council rates freeze in 35 years to help support residents, businesses and community groups in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. As part of this year’s $3.1 billion Budget, the Lord [...]

Tenderer Named for Brisbane Metro – Jobs for Brisbane

  Major Milestone as Preferred Tenderer Named for Brisbane Metro In a significant milestone for the turn-up-and-go Brisbane Metro, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced Brisbane Move consortium as the preferred tenderer for construction of a major part of the project.   “This is an exciting milestone in the progress of the Brisbane Metro; we [...]

Great Australian Dream – First homeowners reap rewards

Great Australian Dream - Home Ownership   First homeowners reap rewards from Council rates rebate   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner’s First Homeowners Rates Remission scheme has helped more than 2000 first-time buyers pockets the savings after purchasing their own piece of Brisbane.   A 50 per cent rates discount was introduced on October [...]

Journey to an ELECTRIC future

We've just announced that we are future-proofing Brisbane City Council’s bus fleet, calling for future bus build bidders to provide a long-term plan for transitioning to cleaner power sources.   Making the switch to electric was a natural evolution for Brisbane’s transport network and will ensure the current fleet, which is one of Australia’s largest, [...]

Council – Adapting to the potential impacts of a changing climate

We recognise that while climate change is a global issue that requires a global response, local governments have an important role to play. Councils must take action to reduce their operational impact and help residents and businesses to do the same. Brisbane City Council has been a leader in sustainability practices for more than 20 [...]

Delivering WILLIAM JOLLY BRIDGE MAINTENANCE

WILLIAM JOLLY BRIDGE – MAINTENANCE NIGHTWORKS Brisbane City Council is undertaking important maintenance works to the William Jolly Bridge to extend the lifespan of the structure and ensure ongoing access and safety for all users. This project will take place from late February 2020 to mid-March 2020, weather and construction conditions permitting. As a crucial [...]

Lord Mayor Launches Brisbane Buy Local Blitz to Counter Coronavirus Economic Threat

  Today Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has launched a renewed Buy Local push to counter the coronavirus crisis threatening to blow a billion-dollar hole in the city’s economy.   Cr Schrinner has also called on the State Government to include Brisbane in a tourism advertising campaign aimed at stimulating tourism in the wake of [...]