CBD news and events

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

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 [...]

Brisbane Metro

                  Brisbane Metro is a high-frequency public transport system that will cut travel times, reduce Central Business District (CBD) bus congestion and improve services to the suburbs. With two metro routes operating every three minutes in peak periods, Brisbane Metro will deliver a network of turn-up-and-go services [...]

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, [...]