NEW Victoria Bridge METRO Job creating city projects go ahead despite the ongoing challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. Brisbane City Council is firing ahead with major infrastructure projects that will support more than 3000 jobs and deliver city-changing projects. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said he remained focused on delivering jobs and infrastructure [...]
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Securing Backflow Devices for New Farm Park after the 2011 floods No room for complacency as Brisbane faces La Nina a decade on from 2011 floods Ten years on from the catastrophic 2011 floods that brought Brisbane to its knees, we warning residents to not be complacent in their flood planning as another [...]
Dear Central Ward I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year. This year has been a mixed [...]
Fetching designer dog tags for registered pups Brisbane City Council is rolling out a range of fetching designer dog tags following a spike in dog ownership, to ensure pups can look fetching while owners keep them safe. City Standards, Community Health and Safety Chair Kim Marx Brisbane said nearly 40 per cent of Brisbane households now [...]
CITYLINK CYCLEWAY TRIAL underway because since January 2020, active travel has increased by 16% in Brisbane with more people choosing to walk and ride compared to the same period last year. The number of people riding a bike to work in the city more than doubled between 2006 and 2016. Council's CityLink Cycleway trial will [...]
High koala-ity eucalypt leaves High koala-ity Eucalypt leaves ripe and ready to help sick wildlife A feast fit to feed hundreds of sick and injured koalas is being prepared as Brisbane City Council’s eucalypt plantation reaches maturity. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said 8000 eucalypt stems planted two years ago on Council’s eight-hectare koala [...]
Brisbane’s Off-Road Cycling Strategy Have your say on Brisbane’s Off-Road Cycling Strategy Cycling in Brisbane is booming, so Brisbane City Council is working with the community to find locations for a range of new facilities across the suburbs as part of its Off-road Cycling Strategy. Environment, Parks and Sustainability Chair Fiona Cunningham [...]
Lord Mayor’s Pool Safety This Summer message as figures reveal one-in-four backyard pools pose a risk Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has issued an urgent call to Brisbane pool owners to check for basic safety risks after figures revealed one-in-four pools that were assessed failed to meet the current safety standards. Cr Schrinner said [...]
From drab to fab - traffic signal box transformation Brisbane on the hunt for artists to paint drive through art gallery From drab to fab, Brisbane City Council is calling on the next round of the artists to transform ordinary traffic signal boxes into pieces of art as part of the award-winning Artforce [...]
Supporting Council’s commitment to providing rooftop gardens and greenspace for Brisbane residents to relax Changes to encourage rooftop gardens Brisbane City Council is proposing amendments to some of its citywide provisions in Brisbane City Plan 2014 (City Plan). Submissions are now open for Major amendment package G - rooftop gardens and landscaped greenspace. [...]