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CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR SET TO LIGHT UP BRISBANE THIS FESTIVE SEASON

    It’s time to deck the Queen Street Mall and light up Brisbane as the countdown to Christmas kicks off for Christmas in Brisbane 2022.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has launched a jam-packed calendar of festive events that will delight families, city workers and CBD shoppers as part of the 2022 Christmas in [...]

CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR SET TO LIGHT UP BRISBANE THIS FESTIVE SEASON2022-11-22T06:15:33+00:00

Cities can lead climate change: Lord Mayor tells COP27

Brisbane Australia’s Climate Capital The world’s cities can lead the way on delivering better climate outcomes by taking practical action, Lord Mayor Adrian Schinner will today tell the COP27 conference in Egypt.   Cr Schrinner will detail how Brisbane has become a global leader on how cities can reduce carbon emissions through an array of [...]

Cities can lead climate change: Lord Mayor tells COP272022-11-17T01:22:04+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

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

Council research helps identify Brisbane platypus hotspots

Platypus habitat research support continues as Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Moggill Creek has emerged as Brisbane’s top hotspot for the elusive and unique Australian species. Brisbane waterways containing platypus populations have been identified through critical research supported by the Schrinner Council. Cr Schrinner said Albany Creek, Bullockhead Creek, Sandy Creek in Oxley and the [...]

Council research helps identify Brisbane platypus hotspots2022-09-06T01:10:55+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

Community clubs saving big as Council funds 50th solar power system

Council Funds Sports Club Solar systems saving more than $250,000 a year on electricity costs with the 50th club now connected to the renewable energy. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the Resilient Clubs Support Program had invested almost $740,000 since late 2020 to install solar system at 50 local sport and community clubs. “Installing solar [...]

Community clubs saving big as Council funds 50th solar power system2022-08-26T03:57:52+00:00

Increased access to Brisbane’s biggest new park

New Busway Access Victoria Park/Barrambin  has been delivered making it even easier for residents and visitors to visit Brisbane’s biggest new park.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the new entry from the Herston Busway station was now open, providing direct access from buses to the 64-hectare parkland.   “The park continues to be a [...]

Increased access to Brisbane’s biggest new park2022-08-26T01:02:34+00:00
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