CBD 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 [...]

Rooftop gardens to boost inner-city greenspace

Brisbane’s inner-city could soon become a jungle of rooftop greenery, with Brisbane City Council making it easier for new developments to include green open space as part of their the changes to Brisbane’s City Plan were the latest step in implementing Brisbane’s Future Blueprint, which had been shaped based on community feedback received during Council’s Plan [...]


ANZAC SQUARE RESTORATION AND ENHANCEMENT PROJECT STAGE 4 I am pleased to let you know the start of construction of the fourth and final stage of the Anzac Square restoration and enhancement project began in late May 2018. The project is a joint initiative between the Queensland Government, Australian Government and Brisbane City Council. Features of the [...]

Wilson’s Outlook to undergo major makeover

  Brisbane City Council will soon commence a major makeover of Wilson’s Outlook Reserve, as part of plans to transform it into an iconic Brisbane lookout.   Local Councillor Vicki Howard said the upgrade would connect the reserve to the city’s newest lifestyle destination, with lifts linking Wilson’s Outlook and Bowen Terrace to the Howard [...]

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 [...]