New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River

New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River while timber ferries on paws A fleet of mini catamarans, dubbed ‘KittyCats’, will sub in for Council’s suspended old timber ferry fleet while they undergo a lengthy assessment for restoration. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announced the charter of four vessels which are being relocated from Sydney. The [...]

Suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest ICONIC bridges

Suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest bridges Local expertise and suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest bridges   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner and I announce suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest bridges   We are pleased to let you know about the start of the green bridge procurement process, as early works ramp up at [...]

Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2020-21 launched

Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2020-21   Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2020-21 Sustainability and Environmental Grants launched by Brisbane City Council.  Brisbane City Council is growing your Brisbane lifestyle with the Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program, supporting local community groups and non-profit organisations. Applications for the grants [...]

Development .i New Online Portal for proposed buildings

Development i building application tool   Development i building application tool It's our new online search tool to keep you up-to-date on proposed builds in our area. The new online platform that will help interested residents keep across proposed developments in Brisbane will be launched, making it even easier for residents to find information [...]

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 [...]