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Lunar New Year – Fortitude Valley 2023

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. [...]

Lunar New Year – Fortitude Valley 20232023-01-17T01:13:03+00:00

Community groups win grants to help improve sustainability across Brisbane

  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 [...]

Community groups win grants to help improve sustainability across Brisbane2022-12-09T00:11:47+00:00

Help the Homeless this Christmas – Reuse Pinkenba Quarantine Facility NOW

    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 [...]

Help the Homeless this Christmas – Reuse Pinkenba Quarantine Facility NOW2022-12-09T07:43:24+00:00

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
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