Bowen Hills news and events

Journey to an ELECTRIC future

We've just announced that we are future-proofing Brisbane City Council’s bus fleet, calling for future bus build bidders to provide a long-term plan for transitioning to cleaner power sources.   Making the switch to electric was a natural evolution for Brisbane’s transport network and will ensure the current fleet, which is one of Australia’s largest, [...]

Journey to an ELECTRIC future2020-02-20T02:10:57+00:00

Council – Adapting to the potential impacts of a changing climate

We recognise that while climate change is a global issue that requires a global response, local governments have an important role to play. Councils must take action to reduce their operational impact and help residents and businesses to do the same. Brisbane City Council has been a leader in sustainability practices for more than 20 [...]

Council – Adapting to the potential impacts of a changing climate2020-02-18T03:31:26+00:00

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

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

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
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