Newstead 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 [...]

Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition

    Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition The annual Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition challenges Brisbane residents to capture creative, emotive and inspiring images of our natural environment. This year we want to see how you interpret the theme ‘Colours of Brisbane’ through an environmental lens. Explore your local park, backyard or natural [...]

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 [...]