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Victoria Park / Barrambin transformation plan released to residents

Victoria Park Transformation Plan released with high ropes courses, edible gardens, water play areas and pedestrian and cycle bridges have been included in the next exciting phase of the Victoria Park project.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today released the Victoria Park / Barrambin Draft Master Plan, which builds on the more than 51,000 ideas [...]

Victoria Park / Barrambin transformation plan released to residents2022-09-27T02:24:58+00:00

Sign up to Brisbane Severe Weather Alerts and chance to win a trip to Tangalooma Resort

Residents will get a chance to win from a suite of prizes by signing up to Council’s free weather alert service from August 31.   A family trip to Tangalooma Resort, a trailer full of tools and household emergency kits will all be up for grabs to residents who sign up to receive Brisbane Severe [...]

Sign up to Brisbane Severe Weather Alerts and chance to win a trip to Tangalooma Resort2022-08-31T06:05:53+00:00

Brisbane-first sign trial to slow down cyclists

  Flashing awareness signs that remind cyclists and e-mobility riders to slow down have been switched on at two locations as part of a Brisbane-first trial.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the Bicycle Awareness Monitors work the same way as the popular smiling Speed Awareness Monitors which have proven extremely effective in improving driver [...]

Brisbane-first sign trial to slow down cyclists2022-08-17T06:28:45+00:00

Record $1.1 billion spent with local businesses

  A record $1.1 billion has been spent with local businesses in the past 12 months as part of Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner's Brisbane Buy Local Policy. Cr Schrinner said his policy, which was introduced in 2019, ensured at least 80 per cent of the annual procurement spend goes to South East Queensland businesses.   [...]

Record $1.1 billion spent with local businesses2022-08-16T03:21:46+00:00

Brisbane hosts Australia’s biggest citizenship ceremonies

Australia's Largest Citizenship Ceremonies will be held in Brisbane this week.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said 5200 new citizens will be sworn in over two nights on Tuesday and Wednesday to help address the backlog of people waiting following the COVID-19 pandemic.   Cr Schrinner said the huge number of people from around the [...]

Brisbane hosts Australia’s biggest citizenship ceremonies2022-08-16T00:41:59+00:00

Transforming the Cultural Centre station

Brisbane Metro Cultural Centre works will transform the Cultural Centre station and will be just one of the huge benefits of our Brisbane Metro project.   More than 10,500 people catch a bus to or from the Cultural Centre every day and this investment will ensure it can cater for future growth as we get [...]

Transforming the Cultural Centre station2022-08-15T23:28:09+00:00

Calling all clean and green champions, nominate now for WasteSMART Brisbane Awards

I Love Brisbane - WasteSamrt Sustainability Awards OpenLord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is calling on waste-savvy residents, businesses and community groups to nominate for the annual WasteSMART Brisbane Awards.    Cr Schrinner said nominations are now open for nine diverse award categories that recognised efforts to reduce landfill, with winners to share a prize pool worth [...]

Calling all clean and green champions, nominate now for WasteSMART Brisbane Awards2022-08-12T05:43:09+00:00

Bringing City History Alive

Bringing City History Alive   The Schrinner Council’s newest digital heritage trail takes residents and visitors back to our City's critical role in this State. Bringing City History Alive is important to me, and the Lord Mayor, because we know Brisbane is home to some fascinating history to tell. Our new digital heritage [...]

Bringing City History Alive2022-06-22T00:53:55+00:00

Tackling housing affordability locally

Tackling housing affordability locally is a priority of ours and we will introduce a new rating category for owners who use accommodation websites to lease suburban homes like hotels  - pressuring them to return these properties to the long-term rental market.   The new Transitory Accommodation rating category will help tackle housing affordability and Brisbane’s [...]

Tackling housing affordability locally2022-06-15T03:42:03+00:00

Brisbane Budget – Infrastructure to keep Central Ward Moving – A BUDGET FOR THE BETTER

This year’s Budget confirms our commitment to the people of Brisbane, demonstrating what can be achieved when we work  together as a community. A global pandemic and devastating flood have tested our resilience. Now, we must continue to rebuild and recover, suburb by suburb, street by street, to ensure Brisbane bounces back stronger. Fortunately, our [...]

Brisbane Budget – Infrastructure to keep Central Ward Moving – A BUDGET FOR THE BETTER2022-06-15T06:29:14+00:00
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