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CITYLINK CYCLEWAY TRIAL

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 [...]

CITYLINK CYCLEWAY TRIAL2020-12-18T01:34:33+00:00

High koala-ity eucalypt leaves ripe and ready to help sick wildlife

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 [...]

High koala-ity eucalypt leaves ripe and ready to help sick wildlife2020-12-17T05:10:57+00:00

Have your say on Brisbane’s Off-Road Cycling Strategy

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 [...]

Have your say on Brisbane’s Off-Road Cycling Strategy2020-12-16T03:44:27+00:00

Lord Mayor’s safety warning as figures reveal one-in-four backyard pools pose a risk

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 [...]

Lord Mayor’s safety warning as figures reveal one-in-four backyard pools pose a risk2020-12-15T07:19:12+00:00

From drab to fab – Traffic signal box transformations

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 [...]

From drab to fab – Traffic signal box transformations2020-12-15T01:57:56+00:00

Encouraging rooftop gardens and landscaped greenspace

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. [...]

Encouraging rooftop gardens and landscaped greenspace2020-12-18T00:31:46+00:00

E-bikes to come to Brisbane as part of vision for more modern, connected future

E-bikes to come to Brisbane as part of vision for more modern, connected future E-bikes to come to Brisbane as part of vision for more modern, connected future   E-bikes will be coming to Brisbane next year as part of Brisbane City Council’s e-mobility strategy to provide more travel options to more residents [...]

E-bikes to come to Brisbane as part of vision for more modern, connected future2020-12-01T00:05:08+00:00

Forget panic-buying – donate extra pantry items to residents in need

Donate extra pantry items to residents in need Forget panic-buying - donate extra pantry items to residents in need Clear your overflowing pantry and support residents in need this Christmas as part of Brisbane City Council’s annual Christmas Goodwill Food Drive, in partnership with Foodbank. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the global pandemic [...]

Forget panic-buying – donate extra pantry items to residents in need2020-11-30T23:45:45+00:00

Community fights to see composting hub return to New Farm

Vicki Howard Composting HUB Inner-city residents can rejoice with the return of their beloved community compost hub, which is set to open next month at a brand-new location as Community Composting arrives back in New Farm. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said New Farm Park will house the new composting hub, following a strong [...]

Community fights to see composting hub return to New Farm2020-11-02T03:59:10+00:00

New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River

New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River while timber ferries on paws A fleet of mini catamarans, dubbed ‘KittyCats’, will sub in for Council’s suspended old timber ferry fleet while they undergo a lengthy assessment for restoration. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announced the charter of four vessels which are being relocated from Sydney. The [...]

New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River2020-09-08T05:30:28+00:00
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