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Outdoor dining trumps COVID-19 as Brisbane businesses go alfresco

Outdoor dining in Brisbane   From bars in the sunshine to alfresco eateries, Brisbane's love affair with outdoor dining has only deepened in the face of COVID-19, with more restaurants, cafes and takeaways choosing to take their service to the streets. Lord Mayor Adrian Schinner said there had been 124 new applications for [...]

Outdoor dining trumps COVID-19 as Brisbane businesses go alfresco2021-11-01T01:17:48+00:00

Brisbane businesswomen urged to apply for inaugural Women in Business Grant

  Women in Business Grant Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has launched the first-ever Women in Business Grant, with $250,000 available to help women business owners grow and develop their companies.   “Women have demonstrated how they are innovative, creative and dedicated business leaders so we’re launching these exciting new grants to help them [...]

Brisbane businesswomen urged to apply for inaugural Women in Business Grant2021-10-21T05:35:37+00:00

Breakfast Creek Green Bridge final bridge design revealed ahead of 2022 construction start

Breakfast Creek Green Bridge   The final design for the Breakfast Creek Green Bridge has been released, with construction of the key piece of Olympics infrastructure to start early next year.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the final design showed how the much-anticipated new bridge would link with an extended Lores Bonney [...]

Breakfast Creek Green Bridge final bridge design revealed ahead of 2022 construction start2021-10-19T00:10:10+00:00

More than $200k in Schrinner Council business grants fund makeovers and pop-up shops

Shop-front grants fund makeovers   Local shop owners are being offered $200,000 in cash grants to help boost the street appeal of their businesses and attract more customers as part of the Schrinner Council’s plan to help kick-start the Brisbane economy following the COVID-19 pandemic.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner revealed applications for [...]

More than $200k in Schrinner Council business grants fund makeovers and pop-up shops2021-10-15T03:53:34+00:00

Funding shines light on further twenty clubs up for solar

Resilient Clubs Support Program.   The Schrinner Council is helping Brisbane’s sporting and community clubs save money and be more environmentally friendly with a further $400,000 commitment to the successful Resilient Clubs Support Program.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schinner said the latest round of funding would allow Council to work with up to [...]

Funding shines light on further twenty clubs up for solar2021-10-11T23:41:53+00:00

500 activities to celebrate city’s seniors

Queensland Seniors Month 2021   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is encouraging Brisbane’s senior residents to kick up their heels and join in an assortment of fun-filled activities this Queensland Seniors Month, saying age should not be a barrier to experiencing the best of Brisbane.   Cr Schrinner said more than 500 free and [...]

500 activities to celebrate city’s seniors2021-10-08T03:25:08+00:00

BEER BEATS COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Brisbane Beer beats COVID    Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed a record number of boutique breweries and other beverage producers are now operating in Brisbane despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Cr Schrinner said the Brisbane brewing industry had experienced a massive increase over the last decade with the number [...]

BEER BEATS COVID-19 PANDEMIC2021-10-08T03:14:47+00:00

Vote now for Brisbane’s cleanest and greenest community heroes

WasteSMART Brisbane Awards Voting Sisters helping recycle plastic into prosthetic limbs, an eco-friendly hair salon and schools that are successfully fighting the war on waste are among 24 finalists for the 2021 WasteSMART Brisbane Awards. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner encourage Brisbane residents to get involved, saying voting is now under way for Cleanaway’s People’s Choice [...]

Vote now for Brisbane’s cleanest and greenest community heroes2021-10-08T02:52:59+00:00

2021 Brisbane Portrait Prize winners impress in strongest field yet

Underwater Photographic Artist Beth Mitchell 2021   The 2021 Brisbane Portrait Prize has displayed its strongest exhibition of artists yet with acclaimed local art photographer Beth Mitchell claiming the prestigious $50,000 Lord Mayor’s Prize for her captivating self-portrait titled No Land In Sight.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said more than 550 entries were received, with [...]

2021 Brisbane Portrait Prize winners impress in strongest field yet2021-10-08T02:40:19+00:00

Clean and green win for the Brisbane River, named world’s first resilient river

Brisbane River resilient river   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is celebrating another clean and green milestone with the Brisbane River announced as the world’s first resilient river.   Cr Schrinner welcomed the International River Foundation’s decision to recognise efforts to ensure the Brisbane River recovers and evolves following extreme weather events.   “We [...]

Clean and green win for the Brisbane River, named world’s first resilient river2021-09-30T00:33:23+00:00
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