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Landmark dining destination part of Brisbane’s newest green bridge

Landmark dining destination opportunity available with plans to create a dining destination on top of the much-anticipated new Kangaroo Point Green Bridge are being progressed quickly by the Schrinner Council.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today revealed agents had been appointed by Council to assist with identifying the best concept for the unique opportunity of [...]

Landmark dining destination part of Brisbane’s newest green bridge2022-04-13T05:51:48+00:00

Brisbane-first touchless pedestrian button trial launches

Touchless pedestrian button trial launched by the Schrinner Council as we roll out Brisbane’s first touchless crossing button in a bid to improve safety and accessibility for all pedestrians.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said motion sensor buttons were popping up in cities around the world and were now installed at two locations in Herston [...]

Brisbane-first touchless pedestrian button trial launches2022-04-13T00:29:49+00:00

Spread the Warmth this Mother’s Day

I'm delighted to be helping the Micah Projects' Brisbane Domestic Violence Services team  as they announce their Spread the Warmth campaign 2022 is underway. We are accepting donations of robes for women who have experienced domestic violence and provide them to women in crisis accommodation and refuges throughout Brisbane on Mother’s Day. This is a great [...]

Spread the Warmth this Mother’s Day2022-04-07T04:40:34+00:00

Chocolate eggs bring joy to vulnerable children this Easter

Easter Egg Charity Donation   Thousands of vulnerable residents will receive a sweet surprise this Easter, with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announcing the recipients of the 2022 Lord Mayor’s Charitable Trust Easter Grant Round of Easter Egg Charity Donation.   More than 2550 chocolate eggs will be donated to residents in need, through [...]

Chocolate eggs bring joy to vulnerable children this Easter2022-04-06T04:33:53+00:00

State Land Valuations a slap in the face to flood victims

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has called on the State Government to scrap newly-released land valuations for parts of Brisbane and elsewhere in South East Queensland that were devastated during recent flooding.   Cr Schrinner said it was completely unacceptable that valuations released today by the State Government were based on assessments undertaken in October last [...]

State Land Valuations a slap in the face to flood victims2022-03-31T05:09:57+00:00

Green Heart Fair back in a brand-new location Sunday 29 May

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the 14th edition of Brisbane’s favourite sustainable living festival, the Green Heart Fair will be held on Sunday, 29 May 2022 at Victoria Park / Barrambin in Herston. Cr Schrinner said all of the free festival’s old favourites would return including sustainability displays and workshops, free native plant giveaways, artisan [...]

Green Heart Fair back in a brand-new location Sunday 29 May2022-03-30T01:40:47+00:00

Help needed for $100 million-plus sports and community club damage bill

  Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed the damage bill to sports clubs and community groups across Brisbane from last month’s devastating rain event will exceed more than $100 million.   Cr Schrinner has written to the State and Federal governments seeking urgent financial help, warning many clubs may not be able to resume sport [...]

Help needed for $100 million-plus sports and community club damage bill2022-03-28T01:25:29+00:00

Local faces share their love of Brisbane in new business recovery campaign

  The faces behind some of Brisbane's most iconic retail, tourism and hospitality businesses are behind an economic recovery campaign designed to attract people back to the city and boost local spending.    Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said while a full recovery will take some time, the ‘Love Brisbane’ campaign delivered by Brisbane Economic Development [...]

Local faces share their love of Brisbane in new business recovery campaign2022-03-24T02:39:41+00:00

Temporary lane closure until Drift restaurant removed

  A small section of Coronation Drive will be temporarily closed to vehicle traffic until the State Government removes the derelict former Drift Restaurant from the Bicentennial Bikeway.   Brisbane Public Transport Chair Ryan Murphy said Council had made the decision after the State Government advised that work to remove Drift is unlikely to start [...]

Temporary lane closure until Drift restaurant removed2022-03-22T06:04:01+00:00

Three-stage plan to return services to Brisbane River

Brisbane City Cat Two critical cross river services will be the first to return to the Brisbane River following the recent flooding event, the Schrinner Council has revealed.   Unveiling a three-stage plan to return Brisbane’s iconic CityCat and ferry services to the water, Civic Cabinet Chair for Transport Councillor Ryan Murphy thanked [...]

Three-stage plan to return services to Brisbane River2022-03-22T00:10:56+00:00
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