New Farm news and events

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, [...]

New Farm Park Ferry Terminal set to be revitalised

      Public and Active Transport Chairman Adrian Schrinner has today announced that the New Farm Park Ferry Terminal is set to benefit from an upgrade to improve accessibility and boost capacity. The terminal upgrade is part of a $52 million investment by Council to continue delivering Australia’s most modern public transport along the [...]

Valley Fiesta line-up revealed

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today announced a cracker line-up for the 2017 Valley Fiesta, with Brisbane’s The Jungle Giants and hip-hop sensation Fatman Scoop set to star in the event’s 21st edition. Up to 65,000 fans were expected to enjoy a packed program of music across three live stages in the Chinatown and Brunswick [...]