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 [...]

Journey to an ELECTRIC future

We've just announced that we are future-proofing Brisbane City Council’s bus fleet, calling for future bus build bidders to provide a long-term plan for transitioning to cleaner power sources.   Making the switch to electric was a natural evolution for Brisbane’s transport network and will ensure the current fleet, which is one of Australia’s largest, [...]

Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants 2019-20

Environment and Sustainability Grants Open til 9 December 2019 Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2019-20 I want to grow your Brisbane lifestyle and with the Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program, we are supporting local community groups, non-profit organisations and registered native wildlife carers. Applications for the two [...]

Charge your phone on the bus

Deputy Mayor and Public and Active Transport Chairman Cr Adrian Schrinner has announced Council is increasing convenience for public transport users, with a pilot program offering USB charging points on Brisbane buses. Cr Schrinner said 10 buses in Council’s fleet would each be fitted with USB charging sockets, in a pilot program to determine their [...]