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More than 3000 local businesses helping run Brisbane as part of Schrinner Council’s Buy Local blitz

Local businesses run Brisbane More than 3000 local businesses help run Brisbane as part of Schrinner Council’s Buy Local blitz   MORE than 3000 local businesses across South East Queensland are benefitting from the Schrinner Council’s Buy Local procurement policy which has put nearly $950 million back into the economy.   Cr Schrinner said from Aspley Nursery supplying [...]

More than 3000 local businesses helping run Brisbane as part of Schrinner Council’s Buy Local blitz2021-07-28T00:26:44+00:00

Brisbane powers e-bike evolution

Brisbane is a global leader in e-mobilityBrisbane powers e-bike evolution as electric bikes are the latest way to travel around Brisbane, with the Schrinner Council’s Public and Active Transport Chair Cr Ryan Murphy announcing 800 new e-bikes are now available across the city.      Cr Murphy said the introduction of shared e-bikes [...]

Brisbane powers e-bike evolution2021-07-26T02:52:25+00:00

Lord Mayor’s Environmental and Sustainability Grants now open

Sustainability and Environmental Grants program       Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is encouraging clean and green-focused community organisations and groups to apply for our Environmental and Sustainability Grants.   Cr Schrinner said passionate community groups, non-profit organisations and registered Native Wildlife Carers were invited to apply for the Native Wildlife Carers and Cultivating Community Gardens grants [...]

Lord Mayor’s Environmental and Sustainability Grants now open2021-07-25T23:17:44+00:00

Brisbane Budget – Central Ward Infrastructure WINS

Central Ward Infrastructure WINS Central Budget Infrastructure WINS as suburbs reap the benefits of record Schrinner Council Budget. Neighbourhoods across Brisbane will reap the rewards from a $3.1 billion cash splash over the next 12 months with the Schrinner Council focussing its spending on infrastructure and services in the suburbs. Figures in the [...]

Brisbane Budget – Central Ward Infrastructure WINS2021-06-25T01:20:54+00:00

Council Funds Women’s Legal Service

BCC Funds Women’s Legal Service Lord Mayor commits $300,000 to help end violence against women Funding Women’s Legal Service.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has committed $300,000 over three years to funding Women’s Legal Service  Queensland as part of the 2021-22 Brisbane City Council Budget. Cr Schrinner said his Council wanted to support [...]

Council Funds Women’s Legal Service2021-06-16T05:12:26+00:00

Backing Brisbane Business

Backing Brisbane Business Schrinner Council Budget keeps business on recovery path The Schrinner Council Budget will slash footpath dining fees in half for thousands of Brisbane cafes and restaurants to help fast-track the city’s COVID-19 recovery, Backing Brisbane Business. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the footpath dining fee discount was an initiative of [...]

Backing Brisbane Business2021-06-16T04:20:58+00:00

Sustainability & Science Showcase

Sustainability Science Showcase empowering Queenslanders to help protect our planet Join Brisbane City Council's sustainability authority CitySmart, and the Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist at the Queensland Museum, on Sunday 13 June to learn from leading scientists and sustainability experts who are at the forefront of research and community education at our Sustainability Science [...]

Sustainability & Science Showcase2021-06-09T23:52:58+00:00

Electric expansion as e-bikes prepare to hit the streets

e-bikes prepare to hit the streets     Brisbane residents and visitors will be able to jump on one of 800 sharable electric bikes from next month as the Electric expansion of e-bikes prepares to hit the streets.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announced Neuron Mobility and Beam Mobility had been awarded the [...]

Electric expansion as e-bikes prepare to hit the streets2021-06-09T05:56:10+00:00

Local procurement policy delivers $1.8 billion for businesses in Brisbane

Local procurement policy delivers $1.8 billion for Local procurement in Brisbane   The Schrinner Council has spent more than $1.8 billion with local businesses as part of its buy local procurement policy.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said he introduced a new Local Buy Procurement Policy in mid-2019 to lift the amount of Council spend [...]

Local procurement policy delivers $1.8 billion for businesses in Brisbane2021-06-09T06:05:41+00:00

Schrinner Council slashes fees keeping Brisbane’s food businesses afloat

FoodFeeWaiversCentralWard Schrinner Council slashes fees to keep Brisbane’s businesses afloat   The Schrinner Council has revealed Brisbane’s food businesses have collectively saved more than $6.5 million in fee waivers since the start of the pandemic.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said more than 7000 businesses across 186 suburbs had their food business and [...]

Schrinner Council slashes fees keeping Brisbane’s food businesses afloat2021-06-08T04:02:52+00:00
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