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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 [...]

Speedy Cats this September for Teneriffe

New sports-themed CityCat hits the water   Public and Active Transport Chairman Cr Adrian Schrinner has today unveiled Brisbane’s newest sports-themed CityCat, which has been adorned in the eye-catching colours of the ‘International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments’ to celebrate Australia’s first INAS Global Games.   Cr Schrinner said the INAS Global Games were [...]

Valley Fiesta 2018 Line Up

Vicki Launching Valley Fiesta Line-up revealed for all-new Valley Fiesta   A jam-packed program of music and events, including nightly cabaret shows straight from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, will take over Fortitude Valley from 29 August to 2 September for Brisbane’s biggest street party.   Local Councillor Vicki Howard said Brisbane City Council’s revamped [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]