Central Ward

Summer Always – Attracting Tourism to Brisbane

Summer Always Lord Mayor launches new campaign to attract southern tourists to vibrant Brisbane   A new campaign showcasing Brisbane’s “Summer Always” climate and diverse array destinations is being launched to attract southern tourists to the Queensland capital.   Unveiling the trendy new-look campaign highlighting the city’s outdoor lifestyle and rich mix of [...]

Summer Always – Attracting Tourism to Brisbane2022-02-20T23:34:19+00:00

Brisbane’s businesswomen applauded in inaugural $250,000 Grant announcement

Women Business   More than 50 local female-led businesses have snared a share of $250,000 under the inaugural Lord Mayor’s Women in Business Grant program to help them combat the impacts of the pandemic and grow their business.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the 54 grant recipients range from theatre company operators [...]

Brisbane’s businesswomen applauded in inaugural $250,000 Grant announcement2022-02-15T02:11:51+00:00

Free and discounted parking across Central Ward to aid Brisbane’s economic recovery

Free Parking Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced Brisbane’s parking meters will be turned off and fees halved at the Council’s two major car parks from tomorrow.   Cr Schrinner said his Council’s latest economic stimulus measure would help the thousands of Brisbane businesses hit hard by a downturn in trade throughout the [...]

Free and discounted parking across Central Ward to aid Brisbane’s economic recovery2022-02-08T01:14:44+00:00

Recycling incentive leads to 30,000 free bins delivered to residents

Free bigger recycling bins   More than 1650 free bigger recycling bins are being delivered to Brisbane residents every month after the Schrinner Council waived the $30 fee.    Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the removal of the establishment fee in July 2020 had been extraordinarily successful with the 30,000th large recycling bin [...]

Recycling incentive leads to 30,000 free bins delivered to residents2022-01-31T06:18:14+00:00

Spring Hill Loop extension

For many years, with your help, we have been seeking funding support from the State Government for an extension of the FREE Spring Hill Loop. Most bus routes in Brisbane are funded by the State Government. Brisbane City Council and St. Andrew’s Hospital have fully funded the Free Loop until now and we are very [...]

Spring Hill Loop extension2022-01-27T07:38:16+00:00

Cutters Landing Riverwalk Rehabilitation project

Cutters Landing Riverwalk Rehabilitation Stage 2 works – temporary partial riverwalk closure and detour   WHAT WORKS ARE COMING UP? Works are required to repair and replace elements of the riverwalk to ensure the riverwalk remains safe for ongoing community use. This includes repairing and replacing some deck panels and supporting beams, concrete repair works [...]

Cutters Landing Riverwalk Rehabilitation project2021-12-24T00:32:27+00:00

All aboard to Howard Smith Wharves

  Brisbane’s first new ferry terminal in seven years has been opened by the Schrinner Council, giving residents and visitors river access to one of the city’s most popular destination, Howard Smith Wharves.   Civic Cabinet Chair for Transport Ryan Murphy said the new ferry infrastructure at Howard Smith Wharves was the 23rd terminal to [...]

All aboard to Howard Smith Wharves2021-12-20T23:47:36+00:00

School holidays made easy with 100s of free and low cost activities

Children's Entertainment this Summer   The Schrinner Council is putting on hundreds of free and low-cost activities to help keep children entertained these summer holidays.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said there are more than 790 activities planned across Brisbane during the summer break, with something for children of all ages.   “I know holiday [...]

School holidays made easy with 100s of free and low cost activities2021-12-09T02:24:22+00:00

Schrinner Council unveils outdoor art in time for school holidays

Brisbane City Council Outdoor Gallery APT10 Kids Exhibition   The Schrinner Council is bringing world-class artworks from Asia and the Pacific to the streets of Brisbane.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announced 11 pieces from the Gallery of Modern Art’s signature 10th annual Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (ATP10) kids exhibition would [...]

Schrinner Council unveils outdoor art in time for school holidays2021-12-06T02:38:53+00:00

What makes a Brisbetter Day Out after dark?

Brisbane’s nighttime economy survey The Lord Mayor and our Schrinner Council are taking action to help rebuild Brisbane’s nighttime economy.  That action is part of my duties as both your local councillor, and as the Council Chair of Community , Arts and Nighttime Economy.   We all go out at night.   Whether it be to [...]

What makes a Brisbetter Day Out after dark?2021-12-24T00:58:29+00:00
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