Fortitude Valley news and events

MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture

  I’m so excited to welcome MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture back to the wonderful Brisbane City Council Powerhouse, our premier venue for arts and culture.   Now in its fifth year, this highly-anticipated event continues to grow, and in 2019 is bigger and better, welcoming local LGBTIQ+ artists as well as international [...]

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 [...]