Herston news and events

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

Monthly Mobile Office

  My monthly mobile offices  - Pollies on the Pavement - are your opportunity to see me on a Thursday night and at the Weekend.   I know it’s difficult for those who work full time to make an appointment during the week.  That’s why, ever since being elected, I’ve been out there on Saturday [...]

Monthly Mobile Office2023-05-11T06:54:06+00:00


Youth Employability Program           Do you know someone aged 17-25 who is looking to boost their job prospects? Council’s 2018 Youth Employability Program offers young people opportunities to develop their employment skills. The pilot scheme will focus on different topics to help participants realise their potential in the workplace, [...]


Plan Your Brisbane

  Dear Central Ward I know all of us are committed to making Brisbane the best it can be.  The 2016 Australian Census confirms more people than ever are choosing to call Brisbane home and it’s not hard to see why. Brisbane is a city that offers unparalleled lifestyle and leisure options, it’s a city [...]

Plan Your Brisbane2017-09-28T07:15:07+00:00

Valley Fiesta line-up revealed

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today announced a cracker line-up for the 2017 Valley Fiesta, with Brisbane’s The Jungle Giants and hip-hop sensation Fatman Scoop set to star in the event’s 21st edition. Up to 65,000 fans were expected to enjoy a packed program of music across three live stages in the Chinatown and Brunswick [...]

Valley Fiesta line-up revealed2017-09-20T05:27:40+00:00

Kick boredom to the kerb with hundreds of events across Central Ward these school holidays

                  School children will be spoiled for choice these school holidays, with Council serving up more than 500 activities to keep kids off the couch.   Parents will be able to rely on Council for boredom-busting ideas with a range of free and low-cost activities on offer for kids [...]

Kick boredom to the kerb with hundreds of events across Central Ward these school holidays2017-09-15T02:55:16+00:00

 Bikeway Lighting Upgrade – North Brisbane Bikeway

                      Brisbane City Council is upgrading lighting and widening the shared path on the North Brisbane Bikeway from Herston Road to Gilchrist Avenue, Brisbane. Construction has started and is expected to be complete in mid-October, subject to suitable weather and site conditions. The North Brisbane [...]

 Bikeway Lighting Upgrade – North Brisbane Bikeway2017-09-22T04:04:28+00:00

Your Brisbane Budget 2017-18

  Last week we announced that the Lord Mayor’s 2017/18 Budget has invested in new infrastructure and leisure and lifestyle projects, to keep Central Ward heading in the right direction. “Together with the Lord Mayor, I’m continuing to tackle traffic congestion on local roads and build smoother streets, with a number of new projects funded [...]

Your Brisbane Budget 2017-182017-06-26T07:34:02+00:00
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