Herston news and events

Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2020-21 launched

Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2020-21   Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2020-21 Sustainability and Environmental Grants launched by Brisbane City Council.  Brisbane City Council is growing your Brisbane lifestyle with the Lord Mayor's Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants program, supporting local community groups and non-profit organisations. Applications for the grants [...]

Sustainability and Environmental Grants program 2020-21 launched2020-09-01T01:30:53+00:00

Vicki rewards responsible dog lovers with registration discount

  We are rewarding responsible pet ownership by offering registration discounts of up to 65 per cent for some dog owners.   Brisbane was a dog-friendly city with more than 107,000 registered dogs and this new discount reflected Council’s commitment to give back to responsible dog owners.   “Bringing a new dog home is an [...]

Vicki rewards responsible dog lovers with registration discount2019-07-18T05:13:06+00:00

Vicki delivering FREE off-peak travel for seniors on Council buses & ferries

Seniors will be able to travel for free off-peak on Brisbane buses, CityCats and ferries as part of the 2019/20 Brisbane City Council Budget.   Cr Schrinner has called on the State Labor Government to match the announcement for rail passengers in its Budget to be handed down tomorrow - Wednesday 12th June.   The [...]

Vicki delivering FREE off-peak travel for seniors on Council buses & ferries2019-06-10T06:34:03+00:00

Vicki to create biggest new park in 50 years

  Victoria Park Vision Together with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner I will protect and expand Brisbane’s precious greenspace by creating the city’s biggest public park in about 50 years.   “We are committed to protecting and expanding Brisbane’s precious green space, giving people more to see and do in a clean and green [...]

Vicki to create biggest new park in 50 years2020-01-21T05:45:42+00:00

New Farm Park Heritage Survey

Vicki planting the first of the 2500 new roses in New Farm Park 2018      We are always planning for the future whilst considering and caring for the past. New Farm Park is one of the 35 State listed heritage parks located in Brisbane and we would like to understand what elements are significant [...]

New Farm Park Heritage Survey2019-05-28T03:34:46+00:00

ANZAC Day Services 2019

Along with Trevor Evans MP I’m asking that you to consider sharing in the spirit of ANZAC Day and attending one of the services in our area - Vicki Howard Your Local ANZAC Services   ANZAC Eve - 24th April   6.00 pm Nurses Memorial ANZAC Square Brisbane City     ANZAC DAY [...]

ANZAC Day Services 20192019-04-23T05:51:43+00:00

MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture

  I’m so excited to welcome MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture back to the wonderful Brisbane City Council Powerhouse, our premier venue for arts and culture.   Now in its fifth year, this highly-anticipated event continues to grow, and in 2019 is bigger and better, welcoming local LGBTIQ+ artists as well as international [...]

MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture2019-04-18T05:23:31+00:00

New Mayor Appointed

Councillors Adrian Schrinner and Vicki Howard announcing Howard Smith Wharves new Ferry Terminal                             Below is an extract of my speech to the Brisbane City Council Chamber on the election of Brisbane's new Lord Mayor Cr Adrian Schrinner and Deputy Mayor [...]

New Mayor Appointed2019-04-08T04:33:37+00:00

Council readies residents for pre-summer backyard cleanout

  #CentralSpringClean                                                     Thousands of Brisbane residents are expected to have a spring cleanout this weekend, with Brisbane City Council cutting green waste costs for residents who ready [...]

Council readies residents for pre-summer backyard cleanout2018-10-04T02:11:17+00:00

Community composting helping me keep Brisbane sustainable

                              Community composting across Central   Brisbane residents have saved 20,000 litres of food scraps from ending up in landfill, through Brisbane City Council’s Community Composting Hubs.   Council’s 14 public composting hubs are helping contribute to a clean, green and [...]

Community composting helping me keep Brisbane sustainable2018-10-19T01:09:49+00:00
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