Newstead news and events

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 [...]

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 [...]