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Have your say on Brisbane’s Off-Road Cycling Strategy

Brisbane’s Off-Road Cycling Strategy Have your say on Brisbane’s Off-Road Cycling Strategy Cycling in Brisbane is booming, so Brisbane City Council is working with the community to find locations for a range of new facilities across the suburbs as part of its Off-road Cycling Strategy.   Environment, Parks and Sustainability Chair Fiona Cunningham [...]

Have your say on Brisbane’s Off-Road Cycling Strategy2020-12-16T03:44:27+00:00

Lord Mayor’s safety warning as figures reveal one-in-four backyard pools pose a risk

Lord Mayor’s Pool Safety This Summer message as figures reveal one-in-four backyard pools pose a risk Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has issued an urgent call to Brisbane pool owners to check for basic safety risks after figures revealed one-in-four pools that were assessed failed to meet the current safety standards. Cr Schrinner said [...]

Lord Mayor’s safety warning as figures reveal one-in-four backyard pools pose a risk2020-12-15T07:19:12+00:00

From drab to fab – Traffic signal box transformations

From drab to fab - traffic signal box transformation Brisbane on the hunt for artists to paint drive through art gallery From drab to fab, Brisbane City Council is calling on the next round of the artists to transform ordinary traffic signal boxes into pieces of art as part of the award-winning Artforce [...]

From drab to fab – Traffic signal box transformations2020-12-15T01:57:56+00:00

Encouraging rooftop gardens and landscaped greenspace

Supporting Council’s commitment to providing rooftop gardens and greenspace for Brisbane residents to relax Changes to encourage rooftop gardens Brisbane City Council is proposing amendments to some of its citywide provisions in Brisbane City Plan 2014 (City Plan). Submissions are now open for Major amendment package G - rooftop gardens and landscaped greenspace. [...]

Encouraging rooftop gardens and landscaped greenspace2020-12-18T00:31:46+00:00

E-bikes to come to Brisbane as part of vision for more modern, connected future

E-bikes to come to Brisbane as part of vision for more modern, connected future E-bikes to come to Brisbane as part of vision for more modern, connected future   E-bikes will be coming to Brisbane next year as part of Brisbane City Council’s e-mobility strategy to provide more travel options to more residents [...]

E-bikes to come to Brisbane as part of vision for more modern, connected future2020-12-01T00:05:08+00:00

Forget panic-buying – donate extra pantry items to residents in need

Donate extra pantry items to residents in need Forget panic-buying - donate extra pantry items to residents in need Clear your overflowing pantry and support residents in need this Christmas as part of Brisbane City Council’s annual Christmas Goodwill Food Drive, in partnership with Foodbank. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the global pandemic [...]

Forget panic-buying – donate extra pantry items to residents in need2020-11-30T23:45:45+00:00

New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River

New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River while timber ferries on paws A fleet of mini catamarans, dubbed ‘KittyCats’, will sub in for Council’s suspended old timber ferry fleet while they undergo a lengthy assessment for restoration. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announced the charter of four vessels which are being relocated from Sydney. The [...]

New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River2020-09-08T05:30:28+00:00

Fired-up residents help allow use of backyard fire pits to continue

Fired-up residents help allow use of backyard fire pits to continue Residents put the heat on to secure use of backyard fire pits Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed an enormous community campaign of fired-up residents help allow use of backyard fire pits to continue. Cr Schrinner said, as of today, Council will [...]

Fired-up residents help allow use of backyard fire pits to continue2020-09-08T01:15:50+00:00

Storm season – Prepare for a wet Spring and Summer

Storm season - Prepare for a wet spring and summer                       Storm Season Yard Preparation kicks off as residents urged to prepare for Wet spring and summer With rain on the forecast over the coming months, Brisbane residents are being urged to remain [...]

Storm season – Prepare for a wet Spring and Summer2020-09-01T01:43:35+00:00

Suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest ICONIC bridges

Suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest bridges Local expertise and suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest bridges   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner and I announce suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest bridges   We are pleased to let you know about the start of the green bridge procurement process, as early works ramp up at [...]

Suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest ICONIC bridges2020-08-31T00:53:36+00:00
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