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Brisbane 2032 named “preferred host” for Games

Brisbane 2032   The International Olympic Committee has overnight named Brisbane as the preferred host for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The announcement comes just days before the SEQ Mayors mark six years since initiating the push to host the Games.   As part of its new fair and open process, the [...]

Brisbane 2032 named “preferred host” for Games2021-02-24T23:46:27+00:00

Wrongly binned batteries putting lives at risk

Wrongly binned batteries create fire hazards Bin batteries create fires so Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is warning Brisbane residents to check their bins for ticking time bombs that may unknowingly create dangerous fire risks within the community. Cr Schrinner said 225 tonnes of batteries were wrongly sent to landfill last year, risking fire danger [...]

Wrongly binned batteries putting lives at risk2021-02-23T02:32:28+00:00

Clean Up Australia Day 2021

Clean Up Australia Day This year Brisbane is again proud to be part of Clean Up Australia Day in partnership with sustainability agency CitySmart. Clean Up Australia Day is one of our biggest clean-ups, and we cover a fair bit of ground across the city. Hundreds of clean-up sites are registered by schools, [...]

Clean Up Australia Day 20212021-02-23T01:58:29+00:00

Tip shop donation surge hints at Brisbane hobbies gone lost – NEW Treasure Trove

BCC Treasure Trove Summer tip shop donation surge hints at Brisbane hobbies gone lost The remnants of discarded lockdown hobbies have taken over Brisbane tip shops, with an influx in hundreds of bikes, golf clubs and fishing rods in need of new homes. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said alongside the usual menagerie of [...]

Tip shop donation surge hints at Brisbane hobbies gone lost – NEW Treasure Trove2021-02-18T04:22:59+00:00

Brisbane’s pest plant black market

Buyer’s beware: Brisbane’s pest plant black market Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is lifting the lid on Brisbane’s pest plant black market, cautioning residents not to get conned into buying dangerous weeds in disguise. Brisbane’s pest plant black market Dozens of Brisbane’s most invasive plant species are on the pest plant black market , [...]

Brisbane’s pest plant black market2021-02-16T01:07:49+00:00

E-mobility strategy draft

E-MOBILITY STRATEGY Draft E-MOBILITY STRATEGY Released as Brisbane City Council seeks input from the community and industry on Brisbane’s e-mobility strategy draft to ensure everyone has an opportunity to have their say on Brisbane’s transport future. Council has developed Brisbane’s e-mobility strategy draft to provide guidance to private and public enterprise and support the use [...]

E-mobility strategy draft2021-02-12T00:05:26+00:00

Gōng xǐ fā cái – Happy Lunar New Year

gōng xǐ fā cái – Happy Lunar New Year BrisAsia Festival returns for month-long celebration of Asian culture From dumpling making to lion dancers, a rooftop dance party and weekend food festival, city-wide celebrations will take over Brisbane in February for the ninth annual BrisAsia Festival. The festival, held from the 1-28 February, [...]

Gōng xǐ fā cái – Happy Lunar New Year2021-02-11T23:50:17+00:00

Federal investment for Brisbane

Millions in Federal to boost Brisbane economy   Federal investment for Brisbane with more than $40 million of Federally-funded infrastructure projects will soon get underway across Brisbane’s suburbs, including opening up the Archerfield Wetlands for public access, improvements to one of the City’s largest sports parks at Whites Hill and roadworks at Aspley, Fitzgibbon [...]

Federal investment for Brisbane2021-02-02T01:17:21+00:00

Data shows promising economic recovery in Brisbane

Data shows promising economic recovery in Brisbane Data shows promising economic recovery in Brisbane Brisbane’s economic recovery is in full swing with residents not only spending, but also returning to the CBD following the brutal hit the global coronavirus brought to our city in 2020. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said it was promising [...]

Data shows promising economic recovery in Brisbane2021-02-02T00:58:51+00:00

2021 to deliver city-changing projects and jobs for residents

NEW Victoria Bridge METRO Job creating city projects go ahead despite the ongoing challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.  Brisbane City Council is firing ahead with major infrastructure projects that will support more than 3000 jobs and deliver city-changing projects.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said he remained focused on delivering jobs and infrastructure [...]

2021 to deliver city-changing projects and jobs for residents2021-01-14T01:23:34+00:00
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