Bowen Hills news and events

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

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

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 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

Vicki delivering FREE off-peak travel for seniors on Council buses & ferries

Seniors will be able to travel for free off-peak on Brisbane buses, CityCats and ferries as part of the 2019/20 Brisbane City Council Budget.   Cr Schrinner has called on the State Labor Government to match the announcement for rail passengers in its Budget to be handed down tomorrow - Wednesday 12th June.   The [...]

Vicki delivering FREE off-peak travel for seniors on Council buses & ferries2019-06-10T06:34:03+00:00

Vicki to create biggest new park in 50 years

  Victoria Park Vision Together with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner I will protect and expand Brisbane’s precious greenspace by creating the city’s biggest public park in about 50 years.   “We are committed to protecting and expanding Brisbane’s precious green space, giving people more to see and do in a clean and green [...]

Vicki to create biggest new park in 50 years2020-12-18T00:52:12+00:00

New Farm Park Heritage Survey

Vicki planting the first of the 2500 new roses in New Farm Park 2018      We are always planning for the future whilst considering and caring for the past. New Farm Park is one of the 35 State listed heritage parks located in Brisbane and we would like to understand what elements are significant [...]

New Farm Park Heritage Survey2019-05-28T03:34:46+00:00

ANZAC Day Services 2019

Along with Trevor Evans MP I’m asking that you to consider sharing in the spirit of ANZAC Day and attending one of the services in our area - Vicki Howard Your Local ANZAC Services   ANZAC Eve - 24th April   6.00 pm Nurses Memorial ANZAC Square Brisbane City     ANZAC DAY [...]

ANZAC Day Services 20192019-04-23T05:51:43+00:00

MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture

  I’m so excited to welcome MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture back to the wonderful Brisbane City Council Powerhouse, our premier venue for arts and culture.   Now in its fifth year, this highly-anticipated event continues to grow, and in 2019 is bigger and better, welcoming local LGBTIQ+ artists as well as international [...]

MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture2019-04-18T05:23:31+00:00
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