MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture

  I’m so excited to welcome MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture back to the wonderful Brisbane City Council Powerhouse, our premier venue for arts and culture.   Now in its fifth year, this highly-anticipated event continues to grow, and in 2019 is bigger and better, welcoming local LGBTIQ+ artists as well as international [...]

MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture2019-04-18T05:23:31+00:00

New Mayor Appointed

Councillors Adrian Schrinner and Vicki Howard announcing Howard Smith Wharves new Ferry Terminal                             Below is an extract of my speech to the Brisbane City Council Chamber on the election of Brisbane's new Lord Mayor Cr Adrian Schrinner and Deputy Mayor [...]

New Mayor Appointed2019-04-08T04:33:37+00:00

Council to deliver new gardens information kiosk

Council to deliver new gardens information kiosk   Brisbane City Council is partnering with Multiplex to deliver a new information kiosk in the popular City Botanic Gardens, providing a new home for dozens of volunteer guides.   Works on the new kiosk are set to begin Monday with completion expected mid-2019.   The new kiosk [...]

Council to deliver new gardens information kiosk2019-01-18T01:39:32+00:00

Brisbane City Council’s kerbside collection

Kerbside collections Brisbane City Council's kerbside collection is an annual service across all suburbs in Brisbane to help you dispose of large household items.  The collections are held on a specific week for each suburb and Brisbane City Council will collect unwanted household items that are too big for wheelie bins as part of the kerbside [...]

Brisbane City Council’s kerbside collection2018-10-05T06:01:55+00:00

New Metro design plans for Victoria Bridge

Dedicated Cycle and pedestrian lanes     New Metro design plans for Victoria Bridge Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has unveiled a new design for the ‘green’ Victoria Bridge, converting it to three lanes on-road for Brisbane Metro vehicles and buses with a dedicated off-road cyclist and pedestrian path, following public consultation.   The [...]

New Metro design plans for Victoria Bridge2018-09-25T01:01:02+00:00

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 [...]

Valley Fiesta 2018 Line Up2018-08-13T06:34:46+00:00

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 [...]

Community composting helping me keep Brisbane sustainable2018-10-19T01:09:49+00:00

Monthly Mobile Office

            My monthly mobile offices  - Pollies on the Pavement - are your opportunity to see me on the Weekend.   I advertise these opportunities in the calendar I mail to each household each December.   I know it’s difficult for those who work full time to make an appointment during [...]

Monthly Mobile Office2020-05-01T07:48:22+00:00

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 [...]

Brisbane Metro2018-04-26T05:11:16+00:00

Teneriffe, Newstead and New Farm study finalised

                                        Brisbane City Council has received more than 6,000 submissions on congestion, parking, safety and connectivity as part of a comprehensive traffic study in Teneriffe, Newstead and New Farm.   The study has identified key issues [...]

Teneriffe, Newstead and New Farm study finalised2018-04-26T00:14:08+00:00
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