As Chair of our City’s Community, Arts and Night time Economy Committee, and as your CBD representative, I am calling on residents and businesses to put forward fresh and innovative ideas to help write the next dynamic chapter of the Brisbane CBD’s evolution and economic recovery. Following the extremely successful City Centre Master Plan [...]
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New Farm Park is a beloved local park and an iconic heritage place. The Lord Mayor and I are committed to preserving it so that it continues to be enjoyed by residents for generations to come. City Plan recognises the park as a local heritage asset and it also has State Government heritage protections. It [...]
Stop the State Government REDEVELOPING Roma Street Parkland I’m sure you’d agree that creating new parks and enhancing and maintaining existing parkland is what Brisbane City Council does best. I am so glad that our administration is creating the biggest new park in 50 years in your area with our Council plans to fully [...]
The International Olympic Committee has overnight named Brisbane as the preferred host for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The announcement comes just days before the SEQ Mayors mark six years since initiating the push to host the Games. As part of its new fair and open process, the International Olympic Committee elevated [...]
Wrongly binned batteries create fire hazards Bin batteries create fires so Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is warning Brisbane residents to check their bins for ticking time bombs that may unknowingly create dangerous fire risks within the community. Cr Schrinner said 225 tonnes of batteries were wrongly sent to landfill last year, risking fire danger [...]
Clean Up Australia Day This year Brisbane is again proud to be part of Clean Up Australia Day in partnership with sustainability agency CitySmart. Clean Up Australia Day is one of our biggest clean-ups, and we cover a fair bit of ground across the city. Hundreds of clean-up sites are registered by schools, [...]
BCC Treasure Trove Summer tip shop donation surge hints at Brisbane hobbies gone lost The remnants of discarded lockdown hobbies have taken over Brisbane tip shops, with an influx in hundreds of bikes, golf clubs and fishing rods in need of new homes. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said alongside the usual menagerie of [...]
Buyer’s beware: Brisbane’s pest plant black market Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is lifting the lid on Brisbane’s pest plant black market, cautioning residents not to get conned into buying dangerous weeds in disguise. Brisbane’s pest plant black market Dozens of Brisbane’s most invasive plant species are on the pest plant black market , [...]
E-MOBILITY STRATEGY Draft E-MOBILITY STRATEGY Released as Brisbane City Council seeks input from the community and industry on Brisbane’s e-mobility strategy draft to ensure everyone has an opportunity to have their say on Brisbane’s transport future. Council has developed Brisbane’s e-mobility strategy draft to provide guidance to private and public enterprise and support the use [...]
gōng xǐ fā cái – Happy Lunar New Year BrisAsia Festival returns for month-long celebration of Asian culture From dumpling making to lion dancers, a rooftop dance party and weekend food festival, city-wide celebrations will take over Brisbane in February for the ninth annual BrisAsia Festival. The festival, held from the 1-28 February, [...]