I'm proud to deliver Lunar New Year 2023 in the heart of Central Ward in Fortitude Valley. As Chairman of Communities, Arts and the Nighttime Economy, I know Fortitude Valley is one of our city’s greatest cultural assets. That's why we continued to invest and deliver more to see and do for residents and visitors. [...]
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And in our world of plenty we can spread a smile of joy Throw your arms around the world at Christmas time. Boy George - Band Aid 1984 It’s been a tough year for many local residents and, with the impact of a devastating flood and now a nationwide cost-of-living crisis, it has never [...]
More than $112,000 has been awarded to 37 community groups, non-profit organisations, and Native Wildlife Carers in the first round of the 2022-23 Lord Mayor’s Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants Program. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the funding, awarded through the Cultivating Community Gardens Grants and Native Wildlife Carer Grants, will go towards [...]
It’s just heart breaking people are living on the street, in cars and in tents when there are hundreds of beds sitting empty at Pinkenba. These beds are available right now and can be used as emergency accommodation, particularly for people escaping domestic violence. When we first raised this issue in [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]