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Activating Empty Shopfronts

Best New Cafe in Teneriffe - BARKO & Co   Emerging businesses are setting up in empty shopfronts and bringing new life to our suburbs as part of Brisbane City Council’s plan to fill unused spaces and provide more opportunities to shop locally.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the new Suburban Shopfront [...]

Activating Empty Shopfronts2020-02-21T00:40:56+00:00

Lord Mayor Launches Brisbane Buy Local Blitz to Counter Coronavirus Economic Threat

  Today Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has launched a renewed Buy Local push to counter the coronavirus crisis threatening to blow a billion-dollar hole in the city’s economy.   Cr Schrinner has also called on the State Government to include Brisbane in a tourism advertising campaign aimed at stimulating tourism in the wake of [...]

Lord Mayor Launches Brisbane Buy Local Blitz to Counter Coronavirus Economic Threat2020-02-06T02:17:05+00:00

Happy High Rise Gardening

We've all been there - outside on a Brisbane summer's day, the sun's bearing down, your mouth is parched and all you can think about is a cool, refreshing drink. During our hot summer days, it can be a struggle to stay hydrated, and the same is true for our plants. Whether you are new [...]

Happy High Rise Gardening2020-01-13T03:33:26+00:00

Food Waste in the Summer Festive Season

We all know the Summer festive season is a time to celebrate with family and friends, often with a fantastic feast, but these special occasions can also lead to a lot of wasted food. I am passionate about reducing food waste in Brisbane, which is why we are funding three vans used by OzHarvest to [...]

Food Waste in the Summer Festive Season2020-01-13T03:11:15+00:00

Building Australia’s most small business friendly city

Small Business Package My ambition for Brisbane for the next decade and that includes building Australia's most small business friendly city. Our team  is helping to create a city of neighbourhoods by bringing new life to retail precincts in the suburbs while backing small business with more support and lower fees. Small businesses are the [...]

Building Australia’s most small business friendly city2020-02-06T02:15:24+00:00

Delivered – More Bushland Preserved For You

More Bushland Protected For You                                                   Our team is on track to deliver on our four-year plan to safeguard the city’s important green space and koala habitat for the [...]

Delivered – More Bushland Preserved For You2019-12-10T07:36:51+00:00

Celebrate Christmas in Central Ward

              Celebrate Christmas in Brisbane Oh what fun it is to celebrate Christmas in Brisbane! Brisbane is aglow again this festive season, with magical sights and sounds.  From 29th November – 24th December across The City, South Bank and Roma Street Parkland, Christmas in Brisbane features an exciting program of fun events for all ages. [...]

Celebrate Christmas in Central Ward2019-11-25T00:02:13+00:00

Vicki commits $3M in new homeless support funding

      We are stepping-up Brisbane’s response to homelessness and rough sleeping by massively increasing funding for support program by $3 million over three years.   This the new funding was all about backing the fantastic organisations that are helping people out of a life on the streets.   “ We am establishing the [...]

Vicki commits $3M in new homeless support funding2019-11-18T06:26:07+00:00

Gregory Terrace and Boundary Street black spot project

                      Gregory Terrace and Boundary Street black spot project.   The upgrade will improve safety for  all road users as part of the 2019-20 Australian Government Black Spot Program. BACKGROUND Brisbane City Council is pleased to advise that works to upgrade the Gregory Terrace and [...]

Gregory Terrace and Boundary Street black spot project2019-11-08T06:39:55+00:00

World-Class Precinct Plan for Brisbane waterfront

                                World-Class Precinct Plan for Brisbane waterfront   Public submissions open next week on Brisbane City Council’s draft City Reach Waterfront Master Plan which will improve river access, highlight our heritage and revitalise Brisbane’s iconic riverfront.   The draft plan [...]

World-Class Precinct Plan for Brisbane waterfront2019-11-08T05:49:05+00:00
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