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New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River

New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River while timber ferries on paws A fleet of mini catamarans, dubbed ‘KittyCats’, will sub in for Council’s suspended old timber ferry fleet while they undergo a lengthy assessment for restoration. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announced the charter of four vessels which are being relocated from Sydney. The [...]

Fired-up residents help allow use of backyard fire pits to continue

Fired-up residents help allow use of backyard fire pits to continue Residents put the heat on to secure use of backyard fire pits Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed an enormous community campaign of fired-up residents help allow use of backyard fire pits to continue. Cr Schrinner said, as of today, Council will [...]

Suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest ICONIC bridges

Suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest bridges Local expertise and suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest bridges   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner and I announce suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest bridges   We are pleased to let you know about the start of the green bridge procurement process, as early works ramp up at [...]

Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2020-21 launched

Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2020-21   Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2020-21 Sustainability and Environmental Grants launched by Brisbane City Council.  Brisbane City Council is growing your Brisbane lifestyle with the Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program, supporting local community groups and non-profit organisations. Applications for the grants [...]

Development .i New Online Portal for proposed buildings

Development i building application tool   Development i building application tool It's our new online search tool to keep you up-to-date on proposed builds in our area. The new online platform that will help interested residents keep across proposed developments in Brisbane will be launched, making it even easier for residents to find information [...]

Budget 20/21 – Budget all about Brisbane’s recovery

Love Brisbane   Council backs Brisbane with First Rates freeze in 35 years Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced the first Council rates freeze in 35 years to help support residents, businesses and community groups in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. As part of this year’s $3.1 billion Budget, the Lord [...]

Tenderer Named for Brisbane Metro – Jobs for Brisbane

  Major Milestone as Preferred Tenderer Named for Brisbane Metro In a significant milestone for the turn-up-and-go Brisbane Metro, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced Brisbane Move consortium as the preferred tenderer for construction of a major part of the project.   “This is an exciting milestone in the progress of the Brisbane Metro; we [...]

Great Australian Dream – First homeowners reap rewards

Great Australian Dream - Home Ownership   First homeowners reap rewards from Council rates rebate   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner’s First Homeowners Rates Remission scheme has helped more than 2000 first-time buyers pockets the savings after purchasing their own piece of Brisbane.   A 50 per cent rates discount was introduced on October [...]