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Free and discounted parking across Central Ward to aid Brisbane’s economic recovery

Free Parking Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced Brisbane’s parking meters will be turned off and fees halved at the Council’s two major car parks from tomorrow.   Cr Schrinner said his Council’s latest economic stimulus measure would help the thousands of Brisbane businesses hit hard by a downturn in trade throughout the [...]

Free and discounted parking across Central Ward to aid Brisbane’s economic recovery2022-02-08T01:14:44+00:00

Recycling incentive leads to 30,000 free bins delivered to residents

Free bigger recycling bins   More than 1650 free bigger recycling bins are being delivered to Brisbane residents every month after the Schrinner Council waived the $30 fee.    Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the removal of the establishment fee in July 2020 had been extraordinarily successful with the 30,000th large recycling bin [...]

Recycling incentive leads to 30,000 free bins delivered to residents2022-01-31T06:18:14+00:00

Spring Hill Loop extension

For many years, with your help, we have been seeking funding support from the State Government for an extension of the FREE Spring Hill Loop. Most bus routes in Brisbane are funded by the State Government. Brisbane City Council and St. Andrew’s Hospital have fully funded the Free Loop until now and we are very [...]

Spring Hill Loop extension2022-01-27T07:38:16+00:00

All aboard to Howard Smith Wharves

  Brisbane’s first new ferry terminal in seven years has been opened by the Schrinner Council, giving residents and visitors river access to one of the city’s most popular destination, Howard Smith Wharves.   Civic Cabinet Chair for Transport Ryan Murphy said the new ferry infrastructure at Howard Smith Wharves was the 23rd terminal to [...]

All aboard to Howard Smith Wharves2021-12-20T23:47:36+00:00

School holidays made easy with 100s of free and low cost activities

Children's Entertainment this Summer   The Schrinner Council is putting on hundreds of free and low-cost activities to help keep children entertained these summer holidays.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said there are more than 790 activities planned across Brisbane during the summer break, with something for children of all ages.   “I know holiday [...]

School holidays made easy with 100s of free and low cost activities2021-12-09T02:24:22+00:00

Schrinner Council unveils outdoor art in time for school holidays

Brisbane City Council Outdoor Gallery APT10 Kids Exhibition   The Schrinner Council is bringing world-class artworks from Asia and the Pacific to the streets of Brisbane.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announced 11 pieces from the Gallery of Modern Art’s signature 10th annual Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (ATP10) kids exhibition would [...]

Schrinner Council unveils outdoor art in time for school holidays2021-12-06T02:38:53+00:00

What makes a Brisbetter Day Out after dark?

Brisbane’s nighttime economy survey The Lord Mayor and our Schrinner Council are taking action to help rebuild Brisbane’s nighttime economy.  That action is part of my duties as both your local councillor, and as the Council Chair of Community , Arts and Nighttime Economy.   We all go out at night.   Whether it be to [...]

What makes a Brisbetter Day Out after dark?2021-12-24T00:58:29+00:00

Lord Mayor sleighs bus fares for Christmas

Bus travel for Brisbane commuters will be free throughout the two weekends before Christmas, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced.   Cr Schrinner said the Free Festive Bus Fares initiative on Council’s 1200 buses was a thank you to commuters who continued to use public transport and key part of his plan to help retailers [...]

Lord Mayor sleighs bus fares for Christmas2021-11-30T02:52:31+00:00

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
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