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 [...]

Council gives community sports clubs $1 million lifeline

Council gives community sports clubs $1 million lifeline More than 150 eligible community sports clubs across Brisbane will be given a one-off $5000 water payment rebate as the Schrinner Administration unveils its $1 million plan to help struggling clubs cover the cost of maintaining their grounds while closed due to coronavirus.   Lord Mayor Adrian [...]

Backing tourism and business as we call for Ekka public holiday date change

Lord Mayor backs tourism and business - calls for Ekka public holiday date change Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is formally calling on the State Government to change the Ekka public holiday from mid-week to create a long weekend in August to support struggling tourism operators and businesses.   “Tourism right across Australia is suffering right [...]

Council Economic Taskforce to help fast-track our recovery

  Survive, revive and thrive - Council's Economic Taskforce to help fast-track our recovery The Economic Recovery Taskforce formed by Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is working to fast-track the recovery of Brisbane businesses as coronavirus restrictions ease.   Cr Schrinner said the Taskforce, chaired by Finance, Administration and Small Business Cr Adam Allan, included a collection of Brisbane's most [...]

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, [...]

Delivering WILLIAM JOLLY BRIDGE MAINTENANCE

WILLIAM JOLLY BRIDGE – MAINTENANCE NIGHTWORKS Brisbane City Council is undertaking important maintenance works to the William Jolly Bridge to extend the lifespan of the structure and ensure ongoing access and safety for all users. This project will take place from late February 2020 to mid-March 2020, weather and construction conditions permitting. As a crucial [...]

Lord Mayor Launches Brisbane Buy Local Blitz to Counter Coronavirus Economic Threat

  Today Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has launched a renewed Buy Local push to counter the coronavirus crisis threatening to blow a billion-dollar hole in the city’s economy.   Cr Schrinner has also called on the State Government to include Brisbane in a tourism advertising campaign aimed at stimulating tourism in the wake of [...]