CBD news and events

Celebrate Christmas in Central Ward

              Celebrate Christmas in Brisbane Oh what fun it is to celebrate Christmas in Brisbane! Brisbane is aglow again this festive season, with magical sights and sounds.  From 29th November – 24th December across The City, South Bank and Roma Street Parkland, Christmas in Brisbane features an exciting program of fun events for all ages. [...]

Celebrate Christmas in Central Ward2019-11-25T00:02:13+00:00

Vicki commits $3M in new homeless support funding

      We are stepping-up Brisbane’s response to homelessness and rough sleeping by massively increasing funding for support program by $3 million over three years.   This the new funding was all about backing the fantastic organisations that are helping people out of a life on the streets.   “ We am establishing the [...]

Vicki commits $3M in new homeless support funding2019-11-18T06:26:07+00:00

Gregory Terrace and Boundary Street black spot project

                      Gregory Terrace and Boundary Street black spot project.   The upgrade will improve safety for  all road users as part of the 2019-20 Australian Government Black Spot Program. BACKGROUND Brisbane City Council is pleased to advise that works to upgrade the Gregory Terrace and [...]

Gregory Terrace and Boundary Street black spot project2019-11-08T06:39:55+00:00

World-Class Precinct Plan for Brisbane waterfront

                                World-Class Precinct Plan for Brisbane waterfront   Public submissions open next week on Brisbane City Council’s draft City Reach Waterfront Master Plan which will improve river access, highlight our heritage and revitalise Brisbane’s iconic riverfront.   The draft plan [...]

World-Class Precinct Plan for Brisbane waterfront2019-11-08T05:49:05+00:00

Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants 2019-20

Environment and Sustainability Grants Open til 9 December 2019 Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2019-20 I want to grow your Brisbane lifestyle and with the Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program, we are supporting local community groups, non-profit organisations and registered native wildlife carers. Applications for the two [...]

Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants 2019-202019-10-30T05:00:47+00:00

Supporting Our Youth

Visiting the Lord Mayor's Youth Advisory Council Our Youth Strategy 2014-2019 is an integrated whole-of-Council approach to ensure we continue to be an organisation that values and includes young people in the life of Brisbane. My vision is for a city where young people are healthy, resilient and confident young citizens who actively [...]

Supporting Our Youth2019-10-29T23:33:27+00:00

More Jacarandas for Central Ward

Vicki plants the first Jacaranda of the 2019 Jacaranda Planting Program at Sydney and Brunswick Street Purpling Central Ward - More Jacarandas for Central Ward Since being elected, I have planted hundreds of street trees and thousands of plants in new garden beds in our suburbs. Locals will have seen the benefits of [...]

More Jacarandas for Central Ward2019-11-04T08:28:54+00:00

Carbon Neutral Brisbane

We’ve delivered new greenspaces   I am delighted we are creating new greenspace to make our city liveable and sustainable for our children. We delivered the Two Million Trees program and created large new community parks in suburbs like Tennyson and Coorparoo and Toowong. Brisbane was twice named Australia’s Most Sustainable City in 2014 and [...]

Carbon Neutral Brisbane2019-09-13T06:12:19+00:00

Lock Out Laws – QLD Australia’s Nanny State

Vicki Launching Valley Fiesta                     Brisbane City Council Meeting Minutes 30 July 2019 That this Council: a) reiterates its motion in this Chamber on 7 February 2017, opposing the State Government’s introduction of lockout laws;  b) notes recent independent research and media coverage, and [...]

Lock Out Laws – QLD Australia’s Nanny State2020-06-03T07:10:46+00:00
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