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Lord Mayor names fresh batch of local artists to watch in 2022

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed the names of the up-and-coming Brisbane musicians set to kickstart their careers by taking part in the Schrinner Council’s highly-regarded music program, The QUBE Effect. Cr Schrinner said 24 musicians, including hip hop artists, an indie rock band and solo singers, had been chosen to be part of the QUBE Effect program which has helped launch the careers of some of [...]

Lord Mayor names fresh batch of local artists to watch in 20222021-11-26T01:31:06+00:00

Shoppers returning to Queen Street Mall a good sign for recovery: Schrinner

Shoppers Returning to Mall   Pedestrian traffic in Queen Street Mall has begun bouncing back since mask restrictions were eased earlier this month, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed.   Cr Schrinner said the immediate increase in foot traffic was encouraging however the number of people in the city centre still remained well down on [...]

Shoppers returning to Queen Street Mall a good sign for recovery: Schrinner2021-11-26T00:48:07+00:00

Schrinner Council blueprint for reviving Brisbane’s city centre

  Streamlining street closures for events, investigating more pedestrian crossings and facilitating the conversion of buildings from commercial to residential form part of the Schrinner Council’s blueprint for reviving Brisbane’s city centre.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Brisbane’s CBD had been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic and the Brisbane City Centre Master Plan [...]

Schrinner Council blueprint for reviving Brisbane’s city centre2021-11-22T22:55:24+00:00

Lord Mayor’s Fellowships offer $100,000 in support – music to creative ears

The Lord Mayor’s Creative Fellowships are giving creatives the means to pursue their passions, with artists interested in snaring a share of $100,000 in funding able to access information sessions from tomorrow.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the grants of up to $10,000 for individuals and $30,000 for organisations would help cover the cost [...]

Lord Mayor’s Fellowships offer $100,000 in support – music to creative ears2021-11-22T03:16:51+00:00

Summer trial locks out late-night partygoers and brings e-scooters to the bayside

  Hire e-scooters will be locked from midnight in Brisbane’s biggest party precincts under another significant safety measure to be introduced by the Schrinner Council.   Brisbane Civic Cabinet Chair for Transport Ryan Murphy has revealed the trial preventing people from operating the hire e-scooters would begin 1 December and be enforced for the next [...]

Summer trial locks out late-night partygoers and brings e-scooters to the bayside2021-11-21T23:31:07+00:00

Schrinner Council presents a very merry Christmas in Brisbane 2021 Program

  The countdown to Christmas in Brisbane is officially on, with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner launching the 2021 festive program packed with family favourites and set to bring joy to residents and city retailers.   With just eight weekends left until Santa arrives, Cr Schrinner encouraged residents to take advantage of all the events on [...]

Schrinner Council presents a very merry Christmas in Brisbane 2021 Program2021-11-12T05:36:37+00:00

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

New cafes and restaurants on the menu for suburbs across Brisbane

New Cafes in Brisbane   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed Brisbane’s economic recovery is gathering pace with more than 850 new cafes, restaurants and other food business opening across the city so far this year.   Cr Schrinner said the investment in new food businesses by hundreds of owners shows strong confidence [...]

New cafes and restaurants on the menu for suburbs across Brisbane2021-10-19T06:28:29+00:00
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