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Landmark dining destination part of Brisbane’s newest green bridge

Landmark dining destination opportunity available with plans to create a dining destination on top of the much-anticipated new Kangaroo Point Green Bridge are being progressed quickly by the Schrinner Council.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today revealed agents had been appointed by Council to assist with identifying the best concept for the unique opportunity of [...]

Landmark dining destination part of Brisbane’s newest green bridge2022-04-13T05:51:48+00:00

Brisbane-first touchless pedestrian button trial launches

Touchless pedestrian button trial launched by the Schrinner Council as we roll out Brisbane’s first touchless crossing button in a bid to improve safety and accessibility for all pedestrians.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said motion sensor buttons were popping up in cities around the world and were now installed at two locations in Herston [...]

Brisbane-first touchless pedestrian button trial launches2022-04-13T00:29:49+00:00

Spread the Warmth this Mother’s Day

I'm delighted to be helping the Micah Projects' Brisbane Domestic Violence Services team  as they announce their Spread the Warmth campaign 2022 is underway. We are accepting donations of robes for women who have experienced domestic violence and provide them to women in crisis accommodation and refuges throughout Brisbane on Mother’s Day. This is a great [...]

Spread the Warmth this Mother’s Day2022-04-07T04:40:34+00:00

State Land Valuations a slap in the face to flood victims

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has called on the State Government to scrap newly-released land valuations for parts of Brisbane and elsewhere in South East Queensland that were devastated during recent flooding.   Cr Schrinner said it was completely unacceptable that valuations released today by the State Government were based on assessments undertaken in October last [...]

State Land Valuations a slap in the face to flood victims2022-03-31T05:09:57+00:00

Green Heart Fair back in a brand-new location Sunday 29 May

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the 14th edition of Brisbane’s favourite sustainable living festival, the Green Heart Fair will be held on Sunday, 29 May 2022 at Victoria Park / Barrambin in Herston. Cr Schrinner said all of the free festival’s old favourites would return including sustainability displays and workshops, free native plant giveaways, artisan [...]

Green Heart Fair back in a brand-new location Sunday 29 May2022-03-30T01:40:47+00:00

Local faces share their love of Brisbane in new business recovery campaign

  The faces behind some of Brisbane's most iconic retail, tourism and hospitality businesses are behind an economic recovery campaign designed to attract people back to the city and boost local spending.    Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said while a full recovery will take some time, the ‘Love Brisbane’ campaign delivered by Brisbane Economic Development [...]

Local faces share their love of Brisbane in new business recovery campaign2022-03-24T02:39:41+00:00

Rain Event Update – Sunday 27.02.22

  As you are probably aware, widespread rainfall across the Brisbane Local Government Area is still continuing and as of this afternoon, over the last 24 hours, an average rainfall total of 253mm fell across the Brisbane area.   Based on the latest advice from the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane is forecast to receive further [...]

Rain Event Update – Sunday 27.02.222022-02-27T06:12:19+00:00

Rain Event Update – Saturday 26.02.22

Despite this weekend's significant rain event, the majority of water is in the River, our creeks, drains, greenspaces and parks.    Some roads are experiencing overflow on and off,  but have mostly remained open today.  Some homes and businesses have experienced some water but in general the feedback has been good.    Unfortunately we are [...]

Rain Event Update – Saturday 26.02.222022-02-26T22:56:47+00:00

Summer Always – Attracting Tourism to Brisbane

Summer Always Lord Mayor launches new campaign to attract southern tourists to vibrant Brisbane   A new campaign showcasing Brisbane’s “Summer Always” climate and diverse array destinations is being launched to attract southern tourists to the Queensland capital.   Unveiling the trendy new-look campaign highlighting the city’s outdoor lifestyle and rich mix of [...]

Summer Always – Attracting Tourism to Brisbane2022-02-20T23:34:19+00:00

Brisbane’s businesswomen applauded in inaugural $250,000 Grant announcement

Women Business   More than 50 local female-led businesses have snared a share of $250,000 under the inaugural Lord Mayor’s Women in Business Grant program to help them combat the impacts of the pandemic and grow their business.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the 54 grant recipients range from theatre company operators [...]

Brisbane’s businesswomen applauded in inaugural $250,000 Grant announcement2022-02-15T02:11:51+00:00
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