CBD news and events

LGBTIQ – BURSARY

Supporting the LGBTIQ Community Do you identify with the LGBTIQ Community? Would $1,100 help you with your studies? Are you a female student, aged between 16-24 years, living in the Brisbane City Council area, enrolled in high school or tertiary studies, and identifying with the LGBTIQ community? Able to demonstrate your work in empowering [...]

LGBTIQ – BURSARY2021-05-06T02:35:58+00:00

BOTANICA – Contemporary Art Outside

Botanica - Contemporary Art Outside I chair Brisbane’s Arts and Nighttime Economy Committee and this May I want you to discover our stunning open-air art exhibition in the heart of Brisbane City at Botanica - Contemporary Art Outside from 7-16 May 2021, in the City Botanic Gardens from 5-10pm daily. As the sun [...]

BOTANICA – Contemporary Art Outside2021-04-27T01:41:41+00:00

Treat yourself to two weeks of dining deals in Central Ward

Dine Brisbane City with more than 50 Central Ward restaurants and bars will be serving up dining deals as part of a two-week campaign to reignite Central Ward's dining scene.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Dine BNE City would run from 13-30 May and culminate in the return of the popular Sea to the [...]

Treat yourself to two weeks of dining deals in Central Ward2021-04-20T04:57:37+00:00

Community callout to help pump life back in the CBD

As Chair of our City’s Community, Arts and Night time Economy Committee, and as your CBD representative, I am calling on residents and businesses to put forward fresh and innovative ideas to help write the next dynamic chapter of the Brisbane CBD’s evolution and economic recovery.   Following the extremely successful City Centre Master Plan [...]

Community callout to help pump life back in the CBD2021-04-01T07:16:46+00:00

Stop the State Government REDEVELOPING Roma Street Parkland

Stop the State Government REDEVELOPING Roma Street Parkland   I’m sure you’d agree that creating new parks and enhancing and maintaining existing parkland is what Brisbane City Council does best.   I am so glad that our administration is creating the biggest new park in 50 years in your area with our Council plans to fully [...]

Stop the State Government REDEVELOPING Roma Street Parkland2021-03-18T04:31:29+00:00

Brisbane 2032 named “preferred host” for Games

  The International Olympic Committee has overnight named Brisbane as the preferred host for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The announcement comes just days before the SEQ Mayors mark six years since initiating the push to host the Games.   As part of its new fair and open process, the International Olympic Committee elevated [...]

Brisbane 2032 named “preferred host” for Games2021-03-18T04:32:51+00:00

Wrongly binned batteries putting lives at risk

Wrongly binned batteries create fire hazards Bin batteries create fires so Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is warning Brisbane residents to check their bins for ticking time bombs that may unknowingly create dangerous fire risks within the community. Cr Schrinner said 225 tonnes of batteries were wrongly sent to landfill last year, risking fire danger [...]

Wrongly binned batteries putting lives at risk2021-02-23T02:32:28+00:00

Clean Up Australia Day 2021

Clean Up Australia Day This year Brisbane is again proud to be part of Clean Up Australia Day in partnership with sustainability agency CitySmart. Clean Up Australia Day is one of our biggest clean-ups, and we cover a fair bit of ground across the city. Hundreds of clean-up sites are registered by schools, [...]

Clean Up Australia Day 20212021-02-23T01:58:29+00:00

Tip shop donation surge hints at Brisbane hobbies gone lost – NEW Treasure Trove

BCC Treasure Trove Summer tip shop donation surge hints at Brisbane hobbies gone lost The remnants of discarded lockdown hobbies have taken over Brisbane tip shops, with an influx in hundreds of bikes, golf clubs and fishing rods in need of new homes. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said alongside the usual menagerie of [...]

Tip shop donation surge hints at Brisbane hobbies gone lost – NEW Treasure Trove2021-02-18T04:22:59+00:00

Brisbane’s pest plant black market

Buyer’s beware: Brisbane’s pest plant black market Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is lifting the lid on Brisbane’s pest plant black market, cautioning residents not to get conned into buying dangerous weeds in disguise. Brisbane’s pest plant black market Dozens of Brisbane’s most invasive plant species are on the pest plant black market , [...]

Brisbane’s pest plant black market2021-02-16T01:07:49+00:00
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