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Coffee With A Cop

No speeches or specific topics. Just informal conversations about what matters to our community - local crime. Unlike others, I don't want to defund the Police or believe they are racist and violent ; the benefit of police-community collaboration are immense so join me at our next Coffee with A Cop. Queensland Police Service data [...]

Coffee With A Cop2024-01-18T04:44:44+00:00

Your Invitation to Central Ward’s Green Heart Fair 2023

Learn how to go green at Brisbane City Council’s sustainable living festival on Sunday 28 May, while getting outdoors and reconnecting with nature on 64 hectares of open space and rolling hills at Victoria Park, Herston. This free, family and dog-friendly event will bring together Brisbane’s leading sustainability experts ready to share practical tips and tricks to [...]

Your Invitation to Central Ward’s Green Heart Fair 20232023-04-24T06:30:27+00:00

Diverse and vibrant Central Ward

I know that LGBTIQ community make a huge contribution to the political, economic, cultural and social fabric of this city. From the colour and vibrancy of Brisbane Pride activities, to the many authors and entrepreneurs, businessmen and women and community activists – everyone helps us shape our new world city and no place is seemingly [...]

Diverse and vibrant Central Ward2023-04-14T06:30:27+00:00

Council to trial alternative approach to composting in New Farm

  Council is turning coffee grounds and eggshells into community compost as part of a new food organics collection system trial at the popular New Farm Community Composting Hub.   Residents will be invited to dispose of household food scraps at the Community Composting Hub in New Farm Park, which will then be turned into [...]

Council to trial alternative approach to composting in New Farm2023-03-31T00:17:59+00:00

Strategy delivers homes and preserves greenspace

Thousands of new homes will be created under Council’s new Brisbane’s Sustainable Growth Strategy, released today by Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner - we are Delivering Homes Preserving Greenspace.   Cr Schrinner said the strategy struck the right balance between ensuring Brisbane can meet housing demand while preserving character and greenspace.   “Brisbane is Australia’s fastest [...]

Strategy delivers homes and preserves greenspace2023-03-02T04:20:27+00:00

Lunar New Year – Fortitude Valley 2023

I'm proud to deliver Lunar New Year 2023 in the heart of Central Ward in Fortitude Valley. As Chairman of Communities, Arts and the Nighttime Economy, I know Fortitude Valley is one of our city’s greatest cultural assets.  That's why we continued to invest and deliver more to see and do for residents and visitors. [...]

Lunar New Year – Fortitude Valley 20232023-01-17T01:13:03+00:00

Three more ferry terminals open after extensive flood damage

Three ferry terminals that were extensively damaged during the February floods will reopen to passengers this week.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Sydney Street, Holman Street and QUT Gardens Point would open from first service Thursday morning.   “This was one of the worst floods Brisbane has ever experienced with record-breaking rainfall and river, [...]

Three more ferry terminals open after extensive flood damage2022-11-29T00:50:31+00:00

Brisbane to get more bus services more often

More bus services more often will be delivered to commuters as part of Council’s plan to evolve transport in Brisbane with Brisbane’s New Bus Network. Civic Cabinet Chair for Transport Ryan Murphy said Brisbane’s New Bus Network will ensure Brisbane has the services needed to meet future demand. “Brisbane is Australia’s fastest growing capital city [...]

Brisbane to get more bus services more often2022-10-24T01:27:02+00:00

Women in business grant returns for a second big year

Women are smart, creative and innovative business leaders who are making a significant contribution to the economic growth of Central  Ward and this city - the Women In Business Grants mean Brisbane businesswomen can apply for a share of $250,000 to help grow their companies, with the return of the successful Lord Mayor’s Women in [...]

Women in business grant returns for a second big year2022-10-06T01:33:06+00:00

New Farm Queer Film Festival

I am proud to announce my support for the Pride Business Network's first iteration of the New Farm Queer Film Festival which takes place October 20-27, 2022. Having celebrated one hundred years as a cinema in 2021, the film festival takes place in a theatre that has a long history of screening queer interest films & [...]

New Farm Queer Film Festival2022-10-05T03:31:48+00:00
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