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Victoria Park / Barrambin transformation plan released to residents

Victoria Park Transformation Plan released with high ropes courses, edible gardens, water play areas and pedestrian and cycle bridges have been included in the next exciting phase of the Victoria Park project.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today released the Victoria Park / Barrambin Draft Master Plan, which builds on the more than 51,000 ideas [...]

Victoria Park / Barrambin transformation plan released to residents2022-09-27T02:24:58+00:00

Sign up to Brisbane Severe Weather Alerts and chance to win a trip to Tangalooma Resort

Residents will get a chance to win from a suite of prizes by signing up to Council’s free weather alert service from August 31.   A family trip to Tangalooma Resort, a trailer full of tools and household emergency kits will all be up for grabs to residents who sign up to receive Brisbane Severe [...]

Sign up to Brisbane Severe Weather Alerts and chance to win a trip to Tangalooma Resort2022-08-31T06:05:53+00:00

Major works begin on Breakfast Creek Green Bridge

Breakfast Creek Gren Bridge Works Begin  with a 55-metre barge and 180-metre crane now in place and ready to start piling.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said this was a major milestone in the delivery of a green bridge that would make it easier for people to travel from the northern suburbs to the inner [...]

Major works begin on Breakfast Creek Green Bridge2022-08-18T02:13:15+00:00

Brisbane-first sign trial to slow down cyclists

  Flashing awareness signs that remind cyclists and e-mobility riders to slow down have been switched on at two locations as part of a Brisbane-first trial.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the Bicycle Awareness Monitors work the same way as the popular smiling Speed Awareness Monitors which have proven extremely effective in improving driver [...]

Brisbane-first sign trial to slow down cyclists2022-08-17T06:28:45+00:00

Record $1.1 billion spent with local businesses

  A record $1.1 billion has been spent with local businesses in the past 12 months as part of Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner's Brisbane Buy Local Policy. Cr Schrinner said his policy, which was introduced in 2019, ensured at least 80 per cent of the annual procurement spend goes to South East Queensland businesses.   [...]

Record $1.1 billion spent with local businesses2022-08-16T03:21:46+00:00

Brisbane hosts Australia’s biggest citizenship ceremonies

Australia's Largest Citizenship Ceremonies will be held in Brisbane this week.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said 5200 new citizens will be sworn in over two nights on Tuesday and Wednesday to help address the backlog of people waiting following the COVID-19 pandemic.   Cr Schrinner said the huge number of people from around the [...]

Brisbane hosts Australia’s biggest citizenship ceremonies2022-08-16T00:41:59+00:00

Calling all clean and green champions, nominate now for WasteSMART Brisbane Awards

I Love Brisbane - WasteSamrt Sustainability Awards OpenLord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is calling on waste-savvy residents, businesses and community groups to nominate for the annual WasteSMART Brisbane Awards.    Cr Schrinner said nominations are now open for nine diverse award categories that recognised efforts to reduce landfill, with winners to share a prize pool worth [...]

Calling all clean and green champions, nominate now for WasteSMART Brisbane Awards2022-08-12T05:43:09+00:00

Brisbane Powerhouse the city’s new home for major outdoor events

Brisbane Powerhouse Hap Wah Night Market   An outdoor cinema, night markets, art installations and performance spaces are coming to Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the Schrinner Council’s $1 million investment in the popular precinct.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Brisbane Powerhouse is one of our city’s greatest cultural assets, and this [...]

Brisbane Powerhouse the city’s new home for major outdoor events2022-06-23T23:36:34+00:00

Tackling housing affordability locally

Tackling housing affordability locally is a priority of ours and we will introduce a new rating category for owners who use accommodation websites to lease suburban homes like hotels  - pressuring them to return these properties to the long-term rental market.   The new Transitory Accommodation rating category will help tackle housing affordability and Brisbane’s [...]

Tackling housing affordability locally2022-06-15T03:42:03+00:00

Brisbane Budget – Infrastructure to keep Central Ward Moving – A BUDGET FOR THE BETTER

This year’s Budget confirms our commitment to the people of Brisbane, demonstrating what can be achieved when we work  together as a community. A global pandemic and devastating flood have tested our resilience. Now, we must continue to rebuild and recover, suburb by suburb, street by street, to ensure Brisbane bounces back stronger. Fortunately, our [...]

Brisbane Budget – Infrastructure to keep Central Ward Moving – A BUDGET FOR THE BETTER2022-06-15T06:29:14+00:00
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