Central Ward

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

Calling all clean and green champions, nominate now for WasteSMART Brisbane Awards

I Love Brisbane - WasteSamrt Sustainability Awards OpenLord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is calling on waste-savvy residents, businesses and community groups to nominate for the annual WasteSMART Brisbane Awards.    Cr Schrinner said nominations are now open for nine diverse award categories that recognised efforts to reduce landfill, with winners to share a prize pool worth [...]

Calling all clean and green champions, nominate now for WasteSMART Brisbane Awards2022-08-12T05:43:09+00:00

Eight money saving initiatives to take advantage of with Brisbane City Council

Council money saving initiatives   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is encouraging residents to take advantage of free Brisbane City Council initiatives that help them spend less and get more.    Cr Schrinner said making small lifestyle changes, such as taking up a free Council yoga, boxing or pilates class or signing up for a [...]

Eight money saving initiatives to take advantage of with Brisbane City Council2022-06-30T04:00:09+00:00

Brisbane Powerhouse the city’s new home for major outdoor events

Brisbane Powerhouse Hap Wah Night Market   An outdoor cinema, night markets, art installations and performance spaces are coming to Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the Schrinner Council’s $1 million investment in the popular precinct.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Brisbane Powerhouse is one of our city’s greatest cultural assets, and this [...]

Brisbane Powerhouse the city’s new home for major outdoor events2022-06-23T23:36:34+00:00

Bringing City History Alive

Bringing City History Alive   The Schrinner Council’s newest digital heritage trail takes residents and visitors back to our City's critical role in this State. Bringing City History Alive is important to me, and the Lord Mayor, because we know Brisbane is home to some fascinating history to tell. Our new digital heritage [...]

Bringing City History Alive2022-06-22T00:53:55+00:00

Tackling housing affordability locally

Tackling housing affordability locally is a priority of ours and we will introduce a new rating category for owners who use accommodation websites to lease suburban homes like hotels  - pressuring them to return these properties to the long-term rental market.   The new Transitory Accommodation rating category will help tackle housing affordability and Brisbane’s [...]

Tackling housing affordability locally2022-06-15T03:42:03+00:00

Brisbane Budget – Infrastructure to keep Central Ward Moving – A BUDGET FOR THE BETTER

This year’s Budget confirms our commitment to the people of Brisbane, demonstrating what can be achieved when we work  together as a community. A global pandemic and devastating flood have tested our resilience. Now, we must continue to rebuild and recover, suburb by suburb, street by street, to ensure Brisbane bounces back stronger. Fortunately, our [...]

Brisbane Budget – Infrastructure to keep Central Ward Moving – A BUDGET FOR THE BETTER2022-06-15T06:29:14+00:00

Every Brisbane playground to get shade cover

Shade for all playgrounds   Every one of Brisbane’s playgrounds will have shade cover within just a few years under a fast-tracked program, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed.   Cr Schrinner today announced the $10 million Sun Safe Suburban Playgrounds program will be a key initiative of the upcoming 2022-23 Council Budget. [...]

Every Brisbane playground to get shade cover2022-06-12T22:19:26+00:00

Speed reductions Newstead 40kmph to boost safety

Speed reductions Newstead 40kmph Speed limits in two inner-city suburbs will be lowered this month to boost safety in the high-use areas.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the changes in Newstead and South Brisbane were in areas that had a high number of vehicle and pedestrian movements, as well as people moving [...]

Speed reductions Newstead 40kmph to boost safety2022-06-10T02:45:11+00:00

Schrinner Council and OzHarvest’s war on food waste reaches million kilogram milestone

Vicki delivers for OzHarvest A partnership between the Schrinner Council and OzHarvest has helped save more than one million kilograms of food waste from ending up in landfill. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the 1.1 million kilograms of fruit, veggies and pantry staples diverted by three Council-sponsored OzHarvest vehicles over the past two [...]

Schrinner Council and OzHarvest’s war on food waste reaches million kilogram milestone2022-06-10T01:07:46+00:00
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