Central Ward

Community not-for-profits given grant boost in Lord Mayor’s Better Suburbs Grants

Better Suburbs Grants Announced More than $400,000 will be given to Brisbane not-for-profit community organisations as part of the first round of the 2022-23 Lord Mayor’s Better Suburbs Grants’ Community Support Category.   A total of 49 not-for-profit community organisations were awarded funding in the Community Support category.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the [...]

Community not-for-profits given grant boost in Lord Mayor’s Better Suburbs Grants2022-12-05T23:27:41+00:00

Three more ferry terminals open after extensive flood damage

Three ferry terminals that were extensively damaged during the February floods will reopen to passengers this week.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Sydney Street, Holman Street and QUT Gardens Point would open from first service Thursday morning.   “This was one of the worst floods Brisbane has ever experienced with record-breaking rainfall and river, [...]

Three more ferry terminals open after extensive flood damage2022-11-29T00:50:31+00:00

Australia’s largest electric vehicle depot takes shape at Rochedale

The state-of-the-art Brisbane Metro Depot Takes Shape at Rochedale reaching another construction milestone, with structural steel works now underway.   Brisbane Civic Cabinet Chair for Transport Ryan Murphy said that the all-electric depot is a crucial part of the Brisbane Metro project, which will deliver a cleaner and greener transport solution for commuters.   “The [...]

Australia’s largest electric vehicle depot takes shape at Rochedale2022-11-15T00:56:50+00:00

Brisbane to get more bus services more often

More bus services more often will be delivered to commuters as part of Council’s plan to evolve transport in Brisbane with Brisbane’s New Bus Network. Civic Cabinet Chair for Transport Ryan Murphy said Brisbane’s New Bus Network will ensure Brisbane has the services needed to meet future demand. “Brisbane is Australia’s fastest growing capital city [...]

Brisbane to get more bus services more often2022-10-24T01:27:02+00:00

Women in business grant returns for a second big year

Women are smart, creative and innovative business leaders who are making a significant contribution to the economic growth of Central  Ward and this city - the Women In Business Grants mean Brisbane businesswomen can apply for a share of $250,000 to help grow their companies, with the return of the successful Lord Mayor’s Women in [...]

Women in business grant returns for a second big year2022-10-06T01:33:06+00:00

New Farm Queer Film Festival

I am proud to announce my support for the Pride Business Network's first iteration of the New Farm Queer Film Festival which takes place October 20-27, 2022. Having celebrated one hundred years as a cinema in 2021, the film festival takes place in a theatre that has a long history of screening queer interest films & [...]

New Farm Queer Film Festival2022-10-05T03:31:48+00:00

Victoria Park / Barrambin transformation plan released to residents

Victoria Park Transformation Plan released with high ropes courses, edible gardens, water play areas and pedestrian and cycle bridges have been included in the next exciting phase of the Victoria Park project.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today released the Victoria Park / Barrambin Draft Master Plan, which builds on the more than 51,000 ideas [...]

Victoria Park / Barrambin transformation plan released to residents2022-09-27T02:24:58+00:00

Sign up to Brisbane Severe Weather Alerts and chance to win a trip to Tangalooma Resort

Residents will get a chance to win from a suite of prizes by signing up to Council’s free weather alert service from August 31.   A family trip to Tangalooma Resort, a trailer full of tools and household emergency kits will all be up for grabs to residents who sign up to receive Brisbane Severe [...]

Sign up to Brisbane Severe Weather Alerts and chance to win a trip to Tangalooma Resort2022-08-31T06:05:53+00:00

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
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