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No time to waste helping Brisbane households avoid State’s “bin tax”

Avoid State Bin Tax No time to waste helping Brisbane households avoid State’s “bin tax”: Lord Mayor   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has released a detailed plan to help Brisbane residents avoid the rapidly escalating cost of the State Government’s “bin tax”.   The landmark new Towards Zero Waste strategy contains a suite of significant [...]

No time to waste helping Brisbane households avoid State’s “bin tax”2024-01-02T03:25:56+00:00

Melt Queer Arts Festival 2023

Melt 2023MELT Festival, Brisbane’s forward and fearless annual celebration of queer art, artists, allies and ideas is back for an eighth edition with a vibrant and eclectic 2023 program. Featuring ground-breaking home-grown music artists alongside international sensations, provocative and hilarious theatre, exhibitions showcasing exquisite photography, textile art and installations as well as a book launch and [...]

Melt Queer Arts Festival 20232023-11-10T06:54:45+00:00

Finish line in sight for Breakfast Creek Green Bridge

  Breakfast Creek Bridge The Breakfast Creek Green Bridge has hit a major construction milestone with the arrival of the 300-tonne steel arch on-site.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said installing the pre-assembled arch would bring the project to 90 per cent completion.   “Over the past 11 months, the steel arch bridge [...]

Finish line in sight for Breakfast Creek Green Bridge2023-11-10T00:53:16+00:00

Going green has never been easier with grants up for grabs

Vicki and NFSS Community Garden Grants      Environmental and community groups can now apply for grants between $1000 to $20,000 to help make Brisbane cleaner, greener and more sustainable.    Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today opened the latest round of the Cultivating Community Gardens and Environmental grants, which have awarded more than [...]

Going green has never been easier with grants up for grabs2023-11-09T02:00:38+00:00

Essential cash injections through our Better Suburb Grants

Better Suburbs Grants Delivered   More than 50 clubs, community groups and non-for profit organisations across Brisbane will share in over $400,000 as beneficiaries of the Lord Mayor’s Better Suburbs Grants.   I'm delighted our local arts organisations continue to receive support from Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner to help continue their great work of [...]

Essential cash injections through our Better Suburb Grants2023-11-09T01:09:22+00:00

Bold plan to green-up Brisbane with one million plants by 2032

One Million Trees Planned   The green and gold runway to Brisbane 2032 is about to become much greener, thanks to a bold new partnership that will see one million more native plants established before the Olympic and Paralympic.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the new partnership with Greening Australia will take [...]

Bold plan to green-up Brisbane with one million plants by 20322023-11-27T00:47:41+00:00

Vicki is Valley Fiesta

Vicki is Valley Fiesta Join the street party and soak up the atmosphere as Valley Fiesta returns on Friday 3 and Saturday 4  November 2023. Brisbane City Council's biggest annual party returns to the streets of the Valley with outdoor stages featuring a huge line-up of acts including headliners Mallrat, Mildlife and Hatchie supported by the best [...]

Vicki is Valley Fiesta2023-10-19T03:09:41+00:00

Outdoor Adventure Festival Victoria Park

Outdoor Adventure Festival Victoria Park  THIS weekend - Calling adventure seekers, nature lovers and those who find solace in the great outdoors - Victoria Park’s inaugural Outdoor Adventure Festival is on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August 2023 from 10am to 5pm.   The park will be pulsing with - heart-racing activities, workshops, inspiring conversations, live music [...]

Outdoor Adventure Festival Victoria Park2023-08-24T02:32:43+00:00

PROVIDORE PARK FOODIE FEST THIS WEEKEND

SAMPLE TASTY EATS, TOP DROPS, DJ BEATS AND GOOD TIMES AT NEW PROVIDORE PARK FOODIE FEST   Feast, frolic and have fun at Providore Park, Brisbane’s newest gourmet food and drink event, highlighting makers and creators for an alfresco weekend of wining and dining blended with live music and curated activations at the lush Roma [...]

PROVIDORE PARK FOODIE FEST THIS WEEKEND2023-07-07T02:01:31+00:00

Central Ward Budget 2023/24 – Rates cheapest in South East Queensland

Brisbane residents continue to pay less and get more than other councils Brisbane general rates for owner occupiers will increase by just 3.45 per cent on average - less than half the city’s current rate of inflation. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the increase of around $1.50-a-week is far lower than the spiralling cost of [...]

Central Ward Budget 2023/24 – Rates cheapest in South East Queensland2023-06-14T01:59:17+00:00
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