Win for Wildlife Grants Twenty-seven of Brisbane’s most committed wildlife carers and community groups will share in $145,000 in grants in a Win for Wildlife Grants. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the Native Wildlife Carers Grants and Sustainability Grants programs were a great example of Brisbane’s commitment to remain clean, green [...]
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Countdown is on to splashing good summer The Schrinner Council's much-anticipated $2 Summer Dips is now just a month away. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said 15,000 Brisbane residents a day will save under the key cost-of-living initiative. "We're committed to keeping costs down for Brisbane residents and our $2 Summer Dips initiative [...]
Christmas Carols New Farm Park 2023 You’re invited to #PRANCE like nobody's watching at our annual Christmas Carols in #NewFarmPark Sunday 3rd December 5.30 til 7.30 PM Near the New Farm United Soccer Club Creating #MoreToSeeAndDo for you in our local area with the help of Rotary New Farm and the great [...]
Avoid State Bin Tax No time to waste helping Brisbane households avoid State’s “bin tax”: Lord Mayor Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has released a detailed plan to help Brisbane residents avoid the rapidly escalating cost of the State Government’s “bin tax”. The landmark new Towards Zero Waste strategy contains a suite of significant [...]
Congestion Busting Gympie Road Bypass Tunnel Brisbane needs another tunnel: Lord Mayor Residents are being strongly urged to voice their support for a new congestion-busting tunnel in Brisbane’s north. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Brisbane is the fastest-growing capital city in Australia and the proposed Gympie Road Bypass Tunnel is critically [...]
Enchanted Garden Spring Hill 2023 Christmas comes early with launch of holly-jolly holiday program Dust off the decorations and hang the stockings with care – the countdown to Christmas has begun. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today announced the return of the annual Christmas in Brisbane program that will fill the CBD [...]
Melt 2023MELT Festival, Brisbane’s forward and fearless annual celebration of queer art, artists, allies and ideas is back for an eighth edition with a vibrant and eclectic 2023 program. Featuring ground-breaking home-grown music artists alongside international sensations, provocative and hilarious theatre, exhibitions showcasing exquisite photography, textile art and installations as well as a book launch and [...]
Breakfast Creek Bridge The Breakfast Creek Green Bridge has hit a major construction milestone with the arrival of the 300-tonne steel arch on-site. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said installing the pre-assembled arch would bring the project to 90 per cent completion. “Over the past 11 months, the steel arch bridge [...]
Vicki and NFSS Community Garden Grants Environmental and community groups can now apply for grants between $1000 to $20,000 to help make Brisbane cleaner, greener and more sustainable. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today opened the latest round of the Cultivating Community Gardens and Environmental grants, which have awarded more than [...]
Better Suburbs Grants Delivered More than 50 clubs, community groups and non-for profit organisations across Brisbane will share in over $400,000 as beneficiaries of the Lord Mayor’s Better Suburbs Grants. I'm delighted our local arts organisations continue to receive support from Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner to help continue their great work of [...]