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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

LGBTIQ – BURSARY

Supporting the LGBTIQ Community Do you identify with the LGBTIQ Community? Would $1,100 help you with your studies? Are you a female student, aged between 16-24 years, living in the Brisbane City Council area, enrolled in high school or tertiary studies, and identifying with the LGBTIQ community? Able to demonstrate your work in empowering [...]

LGBTIQ – BURSARY2021-05-06T02:35:58+00:00

Stop the State Government REDEVELOPING Roma Street Parkland

Stop the State Government REDEVELOPING Roma Street Parkland   I’m sure you’d agree that creating new parks and enhancing and maintaining existing parkland is what Brisbane City Council does best.   I am so glad that our administration is creating the biggest new park in 50 years in your area with our Council plans to fully [...]

Stop the State Government REDEVELOPING Roma Street Parkland2021-03-18T04:31:29+00:00

Brisbane 2032 named “preferred host” for Games

  The International Olympic Committee has overnight named Brisbane as the preferred host for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The announcement comes just days before the SEQ Mayors mark six years since initiating the push to host the Games.   As part of its new fair and open process, the International Olympic Committee elevated [...]

Brisbane 2032 named “preferred host” for Games2021-03-18T04:32:51+00:00

Wrongly binned batteries putting lives at risk

Wrongly binned batteries create fire hazards Bin batteries create fires so Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is warning Brisbane residents to check their bins for ticking time bombs that may unknowingly create dangerous fire risks within the community. Cr Schrinner said 225 tonnes of batteries were wrongly sent to landfill last year, risking fire danger [...]

Wrongly binned batteries putting lives at risk2021-02-23T02:32:28+00:00

Clean Up Australia Day 2021

Clean Up Australia Day This year Brisbane is again proud to be part of Clean Up Australia Day in partnership with sustainability agency CitySmart. Clean Up Australia Day is one of our biggest clean-ups, and we cover a fair bit of ground across the city. Hundreds of clean-up sites are registered by schools, [...]

Clean Up Australia Day 20212021-02-23T01:58:29+00:00

Tip shop donation surge hints at Brisbane hobbies gone lost – NEW Treasure Trove

BCC Treasure Trove Summer tip shop donation surge hints at Brisbane hobbies gone lost The remnants of discarded lockdown hobbies have taken over Brisbane tip shops, with an influx in hundreds of bikes, golf clubs and fishing rods in need of new homes. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said alongside the usual menagerie of [...]

Tip shop donation surge hints at Brisbane hobbies gone lost – NEW Treasure Trove2021-02-18T04:22:59+00:00
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