CBD news and events

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

Don’t let the State Government turn our streets into public urinals!

Don’t let the State Government turn our streets into public urinals!   Brisbane has always been known as a clean city, but now the State Government is considering changes to their laws that would allow public urination in Brisbane through the State Parliament's COMMUNITY SUPPORT AND SERVICES COMMITTEE. The Schrinner Council has invested [...]

Don’t let the State Government turn our streets into public urinals!2022-12-21T04:53:56+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

Every Brisbane playground to get shade cover

Shade for all playgrounds   Every one of Brisbane’s playgrounds will have shade cover within just a few years under a fast-tracked program, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed.   Cr Schrinner today announced the $10 million Sun Safe Suburban Playgrounds program will be a key initiative of the upcoming 2022-23 Council Budget. [...]

Every Brisbane playground to get shade cover2022-06-12T22:19:26+00:00

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
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