Fortitude Valley news and events

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 [...]

Celebrate Christmas in Central Ward

              Celebrate Christmas in Brisbane Oh what fun it is to celebrate Christmas in Brisbane! Brisbane is aglow again this festive season, with magical sights and sounds.  From 29th November – 24th December across The City, South Bank and Roma Street Parkland, Christmas in Brisbane features an exciting program of fun events for all ages. [...]

Vicki commits $3M in new homeless support funding

      We are stepping-up Brisbane’s response to homelessness and rough sleeping by massively increasing funding for support program by $3 million over three years.   This the new funding was all about backing the fantastic organisations that are helping people out of a life on the streets.   “ We am establishing the [...]

Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants 2019-20

Environment and Sustainability Grants Open til 9 December 2019 Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2019-20 I want to grow your Brisbane lifestyle and with the Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program, we are supporting local community groups, non-profit organisations and registered native wildlife carers. Applications for the two [...]