Central Ward

Major works begin on Breakfast Creek Green Bridge

Breakfast Creek Gren Bridge Works Begin  with a 55-metre barge and 180-metre crane now in place and ready to start piling.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said this was a major milestone in the delivery of a green bridge that would make it easier for people to travel from the northern suburbs to the inner [...]

Major works begin on Breakfast Creek Green Bridge2022-08-18T02:13:15+00:00

Brisbane-first sign trial to slow down cyclists

  Flashing awareness signs that remind cyclists and e-mobility riders to slow down have been switched on at two locations as part of a Brisbane-first trial.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the Bicycle Awareness Monitors work the same way as the popular smiling Speed Awareness Monitors which have proven extremely effective in improving driver [...]

Brisbane-first sign trial to slow down cyclists2022-08-17T06:28:45+00:00

Record $1.1 billion spent with local businesses

  A record $1.1 billion has been spent with local businesses in the past 12 months as part of Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner's Brisbane Buy Local Policy. Cr Schrinner said his policy, which was introduced in 2019, ensured at least 80 per cent of the annual procurement spend goes to South East Queensland businesses.   [...]

Record $1.1 billion spent with local businesses2022-08-16T03:21:46+00:00

Brisbane hosts Australia’s biggest citizenship ceremonies

Australia's Largest Citizenship Ceremonies will be held in Brisbane this week.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said 5200 new citizens will be sworn in over two nights on Tuesday and Wednesday to help address the backlog of people waiting following the COVID-19 pandemic.   Cr Schrinner said the huge number of people from around the [...]

Brisbane hosts Australia’s biggest citizenship ceremonies2022-08-16T00:41:59+00:00

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

Study calls for action to address north Brisbane’s growing transport demands

  Every day I work with my colleagues to build a better Brisbane and the North West Transport Network Study reinforces that, particularly here on the northside, we know we are growing fast as a city and need to work collaboratively with other levels of government to tackle the infrastructure needed for our Olympics City. [...]

Study calls for action to address north Brisbane’s growing transport demands2022-08-09T04:51:12+00:00

260000 trees and plants to protect local #KoalaCaptial

260000 plants for #KoalaCapital We are all about PRACTICAL ENVIRONMENTALISM and are delighted to let you know that more than 260,000 plants will be planted in a 20-hectare green corridor as part of the Schrinner Council’s commitment to supporting our koala population.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the planting program was part of the [...]

260000 trees and plants to protect local #KoalaCaptial2022-08-03T02:00:07+00:00

MELT Returns to Brisbane Powerhouse in 2022

MELT Festival returns in 2022 from 10 – 27 November. An unabashed celebration of queer art, artists and ideas – MELT Festival 2022 will feature international music icons headlining the event, alongside national and local performers. Curated by award-winning writer, director and producer Daniel Evans, the 18-day LGBTIQA+ festival will transform Brisbane Powerhouse into a playground of [...]

MELT Returns to Brisbane Powerhouse in 20222022-08-02T05:31:38+00:00

Green light for groups to apply for Lord Mayor’s green grants

Lord Mayor's Green Grants open for local native wildlife carers and community groups are encouraged to apply for 2022 Native Wildlife Carer and Cultivating Community Gardens grants to help boost their efforts in improving our environment.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said applications for the two grant categories open on July 25, offering groups the [...]

Green light for groups to apply for Lord Mayor’s green grants2022-07-25T03:25:09+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!2022-07-11T06:39:06+00:00
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