Paul de Jersey AC Former Governor and Supreme Court chief justice Paul de Jersey will undertake a comprehensive review into the 2022 Brisbane flood following last week’s devastating event. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said residents deserved assurances that everything possible to prepare Brisbane for future flooding events was being undertaken. “This flood was [...]
About Vicki HowardThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Vicki Howard has created 214 blog entries.
OA Games 2022 The world's largest elite sports event for athletes with an intellectual impairment will descend on Brisbane this November, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed. Cr Schrinner said the inaugural Virtus Oceania Asia Games 2022 (OA Games) would welcome up to 1000 elite athletes and officials from New Zealand, [...]
Bus services across Brisbane will return to a full timetable from Tuesday 8th March , Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed. Cr Schrinner congratulated Council crews for urgently repairing the road network and undertaking the painstaking work necessary to ensure the bus system could be restarted after one of the biggest flooding event’s [...]
Thousands of Brisbane flood victims will receive a $250 rebate off their next rates bill as part of a recovery package unveiled today by Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner. Cr Schrinner said while the clean-up from one of Brisbane’s worst-ever floods is well under way, the emotional and financial toll on many residents and [...]
Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has today launched a sting on mosquitoes across over 30 suburbs as Brisbane recovers from one of the worst flooding events in history. Cr Schrinner said expert entomologists employed by Council’s renowned mosquito management program had given the green light to start spraying known breeding sites. “In the aftermath [...]
Free parking to boost Brisbane’s flood recovery Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced all on-street parking meters would remain turned off until the end of March. Cr Schrinner said parking meters were turned off last month to support Brisbane’s economic recovery and would continue as the city recovered from flooding. “The flood we [...]
As you are probably aware, widespread rainfall across the Brisbane Local Government Area is still continuing and as of this afternoon, over the last 24 hours, an average rainfall total of 253mm fell across the Brisbane area. Based on the latest advice from the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane is forecast to receive further [...]
Despite this weekend's significant rain event, the majority of water is in the River, our creeks, drains, greenspaces and parks. Some roads are experiencing overflow on and off, but have mostly remained open today. Some homes and businesses have experienced some water but in general the feedback has been good. Unfortunately we are [...]
Summer Always Lord Mayor launches new campaign to attract southern tourists to vibrant Brisbane A new campaign showcasing Brisbane’s “Summer Always” climate and diverse array destinations is being launched to attract southern tourists to the Queensland capital. Unveiling the trendy new-look campaign highlighting the city’s outdoor lifestyle and rich mix of [...]
Women Business More than 50 local female-led businesses have snared a share of $250,000 under the inaugural Lord Mayor’s Women in Business Grant program to help them combat the impacts of the pandemic and grow their business. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the 54 grant recipients range from theatre company operators [...]