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Encouraging rooftop gardens and landscaped greenspace

Supporting Council’s commitment to providing rooftop gardens and greenspace for Brisbane residents to relax Changes to encourage rooftop gardens Brisbane City Council is proposing amendments to some of its citywide provisions in Brisbane City Plan 2014 (City Plan). Submissions are now open for Major amendment package G - rooftop gardens and landscaped greenspace. [...]

Encouraging rooftop gardens and landscaped greenspace2020-12-18T00:31:46+00:00

E-bikes to come to Brisbane as part of vision for more modern, connected future

E-bikes to come to Brisbane as part of vision for more modern, connected future E-bikes to come to Brisbane as part of vision for more modern, connected future   E-bikes will be coming to Brisbane next year as part of Brisbane City Council’s e-mobility strategy to provide more travel options to more residents [...]

E-bikes to come to Brisbane as part of vision for more modern, connected future2020-12-01T00:05:08+00:00

Forget panic-buying – donate extra pantry items to residents in need

Donate extra pantry items to residents in need Forget panic-buying - donate extra pantry items to residents in need Clear your overflowing pantry and support residents in need this Christmas as part of Brisbane City Council’s annual Christmas Goodwill Food Drive, in partnership with Foodbank. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the global pandemic [...]

Forget panic-buying – donate extra pantry items to residents in need2020-11-30T23:45:45+00:00

Community fights to see composting hub return to New Farm

Vicki Howard Composting HUB Inner-city residents can rejoice with the return of their beloved community compost hub, which is set to open next month at a brand-new location as Community Composting arrives back in New Farm. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said New Farm Park will house the new composting hub, following a strong [...]

Community fights to see composting hub return to New Farm2020-11-02T03:59:10+00:00

New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River

New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River while timber ferries on paws A fleet of mini catamarans, dubbed ‘KittyCats’, will sub in for Council’s suspended old timber ferry fleet while they undergo a lengthy assessment for restoration. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announced the charter of four vessels which are being relocated from Sydney. The [...]

New KittyCat catamarans to purr along Brisbane River2020-09-08T05:30:28+00:00

Fired-up residents help allow use of backyard fire pits to continue

Fired-up residents help allow use of backyard fire pits to continue Residents put the heat on to secure use of backyard fire pits Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed an enormous community campaign of fired-up residents help allow use of backyard fire pits to continue. Cr Schrinner said, as of today, Council will [...]

Fired-up residents help allow use of backyard fire pits to continue2020-09-08T01:15:50+00:00

Storm season – Prepare for a wet Spring and Summer

Storm season - Prepare for a wet spring and summer                       Storm Season Yard Preparation kicks off as residents urged to prepare for Wet spring and summer With rain on the forecast over the coming months, Brisbane residents are being urged to remain [...]

Storm season – Prepare for a wet Spring and Summer2020-09-01T01:43:35+00:00

Suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest ICONIC bridges

Suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest bridges Local expertise and suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest bridges   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner and I announce suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest bridges   We are pleased to let you know about the start of the green bridge procurement process, as early works ramp up at [...]

Suppliers sought to build Brisbane’s newest ICONIC bridges2020-08-31T00:53:36+00:00

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

Development .i New Online Portal for proposed buildings

Development i building application tool   Development i building application tool It's our new online search tool to keep you up-to-date on proposed builds in our area. The new online platform that will help interested residents keep across proposed developments in Brisbane will be launched, making it even easier for residents to find information [...]

Development .i New Online Portal for proposed buildings2020-08-31T00:41:35+00:00
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