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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

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

Lord Mayor sleighs bus fares for Christmas

Bus travel for Brisbane commuters will be free throughout the two weekends before Christmas, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced.   Cr Schrinner said the Free Festive Bus Fares initiative on Council’s 1200 buses was a thank you to commuters who continued to use public transport and key part of his plan to help retailers [...]

Lord Mayor sleighs bus fares for Christmas2021-11-30T02:52:31+00:00

Lord Mayor names fresh batch of local artists to watch in 2022

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed the names of the up-and-coming Brisbane musicians set to kickstart their careers by taking part in the Schrinner Council’s highly-regarded music program, The QUBE Effect. Cr Schrinner said 24 musicians, including hip hop artists, an indie rock band and solo singers, had been chosen to be part of the QUBE Effect program which has helped launch the careers of some of [...]

Lord Mayor names fresh batch of local artists to watch in 20222021-11-26T01:31:06+00:00

Lord Mayor’s Fellowships offer $100,000 in support – music to creative ears

The Lord Mayor’s Creative Fellowships are giving creatives the means to pursue their passions, with artists interested in snaring a share of $100,000 in funding able to access information sessions from tomorrow.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the grants of up to $10,000 for individuals and $30,000 for organisations would help cover the cost [...]

Lord Mayor’s Fellowships offer $100,000 in support – music to creative ears2021-11-22T03:16:51+00:00

Summer trial locks out late-night partygoers and brings e-scooters to the bayside

  Hire e-scooters will be locked from midnight in Brisbane’s biggest party precincts under another significant safety measure to be introduced by the Schrinner Council.   Brisbane Civic Cabinet Chair for Transport Ryan Murphy has revealed the trial preventing people from operating the hire e-scooters would begin 1 December and be enforced for the next [...]

Summer trial locks out late-night partygoers and brings e-scooters to the bayside2021-11-21T23:31:07+00:00

Outdoor dining trumps COVID-19 as Brisbane businesses go alfresco

Outdoor dining in Brisbane   From bars in the sunshine to alfresco eateries, Brisbane's love affair with outdoor dining has only deepened in the face of COVID-19, with more restaurants, cafes and takeaways choosing to take their service to the streets. Lord Mayor Adrian Schinner said there had been 124 new applications for [...]

Outdoor dining trumps COVID-19 as Brisbane businesses go alfresco2021-11-01T01:17:48+00:00

Brisbane businesswomen urged to apply for inaugural Women in Business Grant

  Women in Business Grant Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has launched the first-ever Women in Business Grant, with $250,000 available to help women business owners grow and develop their companies.   “Women have demonstrated how they are innovative, creative and dedicated business leaders so we’re launching these exciting new grants to help them [...]

Brisbane businesswomen urged to apply for inaugural Women in Business Grant2021-10-21T05:35:37+00:00

Breakfast Creek Green Bridge final bridge design revealed ahead of 2022 construction start

Breakfast Creek Green Bridge   The final design for the Breakfast Creek Green Bridge has been released, with construction of the key piece of Olympics infrastructure to start early next year.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the final design showed how the much-anticipated new bridge would link with an extended Lores Bonney [...]

Breakfast Creek Green Bridge final bridge design revealed ahead of 2022 construction start2021-10-19T00:10:10+00:00
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