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Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants 2019-20

Environment and Sustainability Grants Open til 9 December 2019 Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2019-20 I want to grow your Brisbane lifestyle and with the Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program, we are supporting local community groups, non-profit organisations and registered native wildlife carers. Applications for the two [...]

Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants 2019-202019-10-30T05:00:47+00:00

Supporting Our Youth

Visiting the Lord Mayor's Youth Advisory Council Our Youth Strategy 2014-2019 is an integrated whole-of-Council approach to ensure we continue to be an organisation that values and includes young people in the life of Brisbane. My vision is for a city where young people are healthy, resilient and confident young citizens who actively [...]

Supporting Our Youth2019-10-29T23:33:27+00:00

More Jacarandas for Central Ward

Vicki plants the first Jacaranda of the 2019 Jacaranda Planting Program at Sydney and Brunswick Street Purpling Central Ward - More Jacarandas for Central Ward Since being elected, I have planted hundreds of street trees and thousands of plants in new garden beds in our suburbs. Locals will have seen the benefits of [...]

More Jacarandas for Central Ward2019-11-04T08:28:54+00:00

Commercial Road and Doggett Street Intersection Upgrade

Improving the Commercial Doggett Streert Intersection with Trevor Evans MP                                           I continue to progress my Teneriffe Newstead and New Farm Precinct Traffic Study to get you home sooner and safer. A recommendation [...]

Commercial Road and Doggett Street Intersection Upgrade2019-10-17T05:59:43+00:00

Carbon Neutral Brisbane

We’ve delivered new greenspaces   I am delighted we are creating new greenspace to make our city liveable and sustainable for our children. We delivered the Two Million Trees program and created large new community parks in suburbs like Tennyson and Coorparoo and Toowong. Brisbane was twice named Australia’s Most Sustainable City in 2014 and [...]

Carbon Neutral Brisbane2019-09-13T06:12:19+00:00

Vicki reducing rates for first home buyers

Vicki reducing Rates for First home buyers   By providing a one-year 50 per cent rates remission for first home buyers,  I am giving targeted cost-of-living-relief at a time when residents are often stretched to their financial limits.   Making the big move from renting to owning for the first time can be a stressful [...]

Vicki reducing rates for first home buyers2019-09-02T04:51:00+00:00

Lock Out Laws – QLD Australia’s Nanny State

Vicki Launching Valley Fiesta                     Brisbane City Council Meeting Minutes 30 July 2019 That this Council: a) reiterates its motion in this Chamber on 7 February 2017, opposing the State Government’s introduction of lockout laws;  b) notes recent independent research and media coverage, and [...]

Lock Out Laws – QLD Australia’s Nanny State2020-06-03T07:10:46+00:00

Vicki to upgrade Powerhouse Dog Off Lash area this Spring

                                                  We are  pleased to announce the start of refurbishment of the Brisbane Powerhouse Dog Off-Leash Area Upgrade in the Powerhouse Park, New Farm. The upgrade starting in August 2019 will [...]

Vicki to upgrade Powerhouse Dog Off Lash area this Spring2020-05-08T02:08:34+00:00

Vicki rewards responsible dog lovers with registration discount

  We are rewarding responsible pet ownership by offering registration discounts of up to 65 per cent for some dog owners.   Brisbane was a dog-friendly city with more than 107,000 registered dogs and this new discount reflected Council’s commitment to give back to responsible dog owners.   “Bringing a new dog home is an [...]

Vicki rewards responsible dog lovers with registration discount2019-07-18T05:13:06+00:00
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