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Community not-for-profits given grant boost in Lord Mayor’s Better Suburbs Grants

Better Suburbs Grants Announced More than $400,000 will be given to Brisbane not-for-profit community organisations as part of the first round of the 2022-23 Lord Mayor’s Better Suburbs Grants’ Community Support Category.   A total of 49 not-for-profit community organisations were awarded funding in the Community Support category.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the [...]

Community not-for-profits given grant boost in Lord Mayor’s Better Suburbs Grants2022-12-05T23:27:41+00:00

Three more ferry terminals open after extensive flood damage

Three ferry terminals that were extensively damaged during the February floods will reopen to passengers this week.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Sydney Street, Holman Street and QUT Gardens Point would open from first service Thursday morning.   “This was one of the worst floods Brisbane has ever experienced with record-breaking rainfall and river, [...]

Three more ferry terminals open after extensive flood damage2022-11-29T00:50:31+00:00

CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR SET TO LIGHT UP BRISBANE THIS FESTIVE SEASON

    It’s time to deck the Queen Street Mall and light up Brisbane as the countdown to Christmas kicks off for Christmas in Brisbane 2022.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has launched a jam-packed calendar of festive events that will delight families, city workers and CBD shoppers as part of the 2022 Christmas in [...]

CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR SET TO LIGHT UP BRISBANE THIS FESTIVE SEASON2022-11-22T06:15:33+00:00

Cities can lead climate change: Lord Mayor tells COP27

Brisbane Australia’s Climate Capital The world’s cities can lead the way on delivering better climate outcomes by taking practical action, Lord Mayor Adrian Schinner will today tell the COP27 conference in Egypt.   Cr Schrinner will detail how Brisbane has become a global leader on how cities can reduce carbon emissions through an array of [...]

Cities can lead climate change: Lord Mayor tells COP272022-11-17T01:22:04+00:00

Australia’s largest electric vehicle depot takes shape at Rochedale

The state-of-the-art Brisbane Metro Depot Takes Shape at Rochedale reaching another construction milestone, with structural steel works now underway.   Brisbane Civic Cabinet Chair for Transport Ryan Murphy said that the all-electric depot is a crucial part of the Brisbane Metro project, which will deliver a cleaner and greener transport solution for commuters.   “The [...]

Australia’s largest electric vehicle depot takes shape at Rochedale2022-11-15T00:56:50+00:00

Brisbane to get more bus services more often

More bus services more often will be delivered to commuters as part of Council’s plan to evolve transport in Brisbane with Brisbane’s New Bus Network. Civic Cabinet Chair for Transport Ryan Murphy said Brisbane’s New Bus Network will ensure Brisbane has the services needed to meet future demand. “Brisbane is Australia’s fastest growing capital city [...]

Brisbane to get more bus services more often2022-10-24T01:27:02+00:00

Women in business grant returns for a second big year

Women are smart, creative and innovative business leaders who are making a significant contribution to the economic growth of Central  Ward and this city - the Women In Business Grants mean Brisbane businesswomen can apply for a share of $250,000 to help grow their companies, with the return of the successful Lord Mayor’s Women in [...]

Women in business grant returns for a second big year2022-10-06T01:33:06+00:00

New Farm Queer Film Festival

I am proud to announce my support for the Pride Business Network's first iteration of the New Farm Queer Film Festival which takes place October 20-27, 2022. Having celebrated one hundred years as a cinema in 2021, the film festival takes place in a theatre that has a long history of screening queer interest films & [...]

New Farm Queer Film Festival2022-10-05T03:31:48+00:00

Victoria Park / Barrambin transformation plan released to residents

Victoria Park Transformation Plan released with high ropes courses, edible gardens, water play areas and pedestrian and cycle bridges have been included in the next exciting phase of the Victoria Park project.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today released the Victoria Park / Barrambin Draft Master Plan, which builds on the more than 51,000 ideas [...]

Victoria Park / Barrambin transformation plan released to residents2022-09-27T02:24:58+00:00

Council research helps identify Brisbane platypus hotspots

Platypus habitat research support continues as Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Moggill Creek has emerged as Brisbane’s top hotspot for the elusive and unique Australian species. Brisbane waterways containing platypus populations have been identified through critical research supported by the Schrinner Council. Cr Schrinner said Albany Creek, Bullockhead Creek, Sandy Creek in Oxley and the [...]

Council research helps identify Brisbane platypus hotspots2022-09-06T01:10:55+00:00
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