Fortitude Valley 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 [...]

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 [...]

Bowen Terrace

  COMMUNITY CONSULTATION - PARKING CHANGES IN FORTITUDE VALLEY AND NEW FARM   Brisbane City Council is seeking feedback on proposed works that aim to balance on-street parking demand on Bowen Terrace and neighbouring streets, in preparation for the completion of the Howard Smith Wharves redevelopment in late-2018. Howard Smith Wharves will be a vibrant and [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]