Vicki commits $3M in new homeless support funding

      We are stepping-up Brisbane’s response to homelessness and rough sleeping by massively increasing funding for support program by $3 million over three years.   This the new funding was all about backing the fantastic organisations that are helping people out of a life on the streets.   “ We am establishing the [...]

Vicki delivering FREE off-peak travel for seniors on Council buses & ferries

Seniors will be able to travel for free off-peak on Brisbane buses, CityCats and ferries as part of the 2019/20 Brisbane City Council Budget.   Cr Schrinner has called on the State Labor Government to match the announcement for rail passengers in its Budget to be handed down tomorrow - Wednesday 12th June.   The [...]

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 Metro

                  Brisbane Metro is a high-frequency public transport system that will cut travel times, reduce Central Business District (CBD) bus congestion and improve services to the suburbs. With two metro routes operating every three minutes in peak periods, Brisbane Metro will deliver a network of turn-up-and-go services [...]

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, [...]

Valley Fiesta line-up revealed

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today announced a cracker line-up for the 2017 Valley Fiesta, with Brisbane’s The Jungle Giants and hip-hop sensation Fatman Scoop set to star in the event’s 21st edition. Up to 65,000 fans were expected to enjoy a packed program of music across three live stages in the Chinatown and Brunswick [...]