Fortitude Valley news and events

Residents invited to support Homeless Connect donation drive

Homeless Connect Donations Open    Brisbane Showgrounds will host the 25th Homeless Connect donation drive this November with more than 1000 meals and hundreds of health checks expected to be provided to our most vulnerable residents.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has put the call out for Brisbane residents to make donations ahead [...]

Residents invited to support Homeless Connect donation drive2021-09-27T06:53:35+00:00

Valley Fiesta returns for a long weekend of music’s homegrown heroes

Valley Fiesta lineup announced  It’s all fiesta, no siesta next month, with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announcing the return of one of Brisbane’s biggest annual parties, Valley Fiesta from 28-30 October.   Cr Schrinner said more than 20 venues across Fortitude Valley would come alive over three days to feature more than 150 [...]

Valley Fiesta returns for a long weekend of music’s homegrown heroes2021-09-24T04:23:01+00:00

Get the best of Brisbane via new app; fortnight of freebies to celebrate launch

Brunch spots, bar hops, picnic places and hidden spaces… all at the new, free Brisbane App   Brunch spots, bar hops, picnic places and hidden spaces… the best of Brisbane is at your fingertips with the launch of the new, free Brisbane App.   Unveiling the initiative alongside musician Amy Sheppard and Masterchef [...]

Get the best of Brisbane via new app; fortnight of freebies to celebrate launch2021-09-27T06:06:23+00:00

Brisbane Metro final design unveils one of the most advanced electric vehicles in the world

Brisbane Metro final design   The design of the Brisbane Metro vehicle has been finalised with more than 35 major design enhancements that will significantly improve the accessibility and sustainability of what will be one of the most advanced electric vehicles in the world. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Council had been working [...]

Brisbane Metro final design unveils one of the most advanced electric vehicles in the world2021-09-09T23:38:57+00:00

Free green waste drop-off weekends for the rest of September

Free Green Waste Disposal Brisbane residents are being encouraged to take advantage of free green waste disposal over the next three weekends to prepare their properties for the upcoming storm and bush fire seasons.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said residents could head to any of Council’s resource recovery centres in Chandler, Nudgee, [...]

Free green waste drop-off weekends for the rest of September2021-09-08T23:05:42+00:00

Spring along to our Newest Outdoor Gallery: Springfinity

Brisbane's Newest Outdoor Gallery: Springfinity   Spring has sprung and our new free outdoor art exhibition – Springfinity - is inviting people back into the city and outdoors to celebrate.                                                              Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said as the city bounced back to life post-lockdown, the new Outdoor Gallery, launching on 28 August, would [...]

Spring along to our Newest Outdoor Gallery: Springfinity2021-09-07T06:46:11+00:00

Prepare your home, family and business for storm season

Prepare your home, family and business for storm season Brisbane residents urged to prep for storm season as wet summer approaches   Brisbane’s unpredictable storm season is predicted to be wetter than usual with Lord Mayor urging residents to act early to prepare their homes, families and businesses.   Cr Schrinner said the [...]

Prepare your home, family and business for storm season2021-08-27T00:52:56+00:00

Sport and community clubs urged to apply for new funding in Schrinner Council’s $3 million grants program

  Better Suburbs Grants Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has extended a new lifeline to sports clubs and other community groups hit by COVID restrictions, urging them to apply for the new $3 million Better Suburbs Grants program.   Cr Schrinner said many local sports clubs and community groups had been impacted by snap [...]

Sport and community clubs urged to apply for new funding in Schrinner Council’s $3 million grants program2021-08-18T06:42:14+00:00

Schrinner Council’s footpath care and construction enough to fill more than 15 Suncorp Stadium fields

new and improved footpaths across Brisbane   THE Schrinner Council poured enough concrete into new and improved footpaths across Brisbane last financial year to cover Suncorp Stadium’s hallowed turf more than 15 times over.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the huge amount of work undertaken during 2020-21 demonstrated the job of maintaining [...]

Schrinner Council’s footpath care and construction enough to fill more than 15 Suncorp Stadium fields2021-08-15T04:59:57+00:00

Council’s solar program enough to power nearly 700 homes

Solar panels reach 7000 Solar panels reach 7000  as the Schrinner Council leads the charge in creating a clean, green and sustainable city.  Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said rooftop solar had been rolled out at more than 40 sites across Brisbane, including libraries, environment centres, cemeteries and works depots. “We are proud to be certified carbon [...]

Council’s solar program enough to power nearly 700 homes2021-08-10T01:28:03+00:00
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