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Valley Fiesta returns for a long weekend of music’s homegrown heroes

Valley Fiesta lineup announced  It’s all fiesta, no siesta next month, with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announcing the return of one of Brisbane’s biggest annual parties, Valley Fiesta from 28-30 October.   Cr Schrinner said more than 20 venues across Fortitude Valley would come alive over three days to feature more than 150 [...]

Valley Fiesta returns for a long weekend of music’s homegrown heroes2021-09-24T04:23:01+00:00

Get the best of Brisbane via new app; fortnight of freebies to celebrate launch

Brunch spots, bar hops, picnic places and hidden spaces… all at the new, free Brisbane App   Brunch spots, bar hops, picnic places and hidden spaces… the best of Brisbane is at your fingertips with the launch of the new, free Brisbane App.   Unveiling the initiative alongside musician Amy Sheppard and Masterchef [...]

Get the best of Brisbane via new app; fortnight of freebies to celebrate launch2021-09-23T00:28:37+00:00

Brisbane Metro final design unveils one of the most advanced electric vehicles in the world

Brisbane Metro final design   The design of the Brisbane Metro vehicle has been finalised with more than 35 major design enhancements that will significantly improve the accessibility and sustainability of what will be one of the most advanced electric vehicles in the world. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Council had been working [...]

Brisbane Metro final design unveils one of the most advanced electric vehicles in the world2021-09-09T23:38:57+00:00

CITY LEADERS DESCEND ON BRISBANE FOR MAJOR GLOBAL SUMMIT

Asia Pacific Cities Summit   City leaders and business chiefs from more than 70 cities have shrugged off the spectre of the COVID-19 pandemic to be part of Brisbane’s acclaimed Asia Pacific Cities Summit.   Renowned for its inspiring speakers, high-calibre networking opportunities and top-level insights, the three-day summit officially began in Brisbane [...]

CITY LEADERS DESCEND ON BRISBANE FOR MAJOR GLOBAL SUMMIT2021-09-09T01:00:59+00:00

Free green waste drop-off weekends for the rest of September

Free Green Waste Disposal Brisbane residents are being encouraged to take advantage of free green waste disposal over the next three weekends to prepare their properties for the upcoming storm and bush fire seasons.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said residents could head to any of Council’s resource recovery centres in Chandler, Nudgee, [...]

Free green waste drop-off weekends for the rest of September2021-09-08T23:05:42+00:00

SMALL BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE TO GUIDE OLYMPIC-ERA REFORMS

Making Central Ward the small business-friendly capital of Australia. LORD Mayor Adrian Schrinner has unveiled a new high-powered roundtable to help deliver a successful 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games while ensuring Brisbane remains the most small business-friendly city in Australia.   Cr Schrinner said the new Small Business Roundtable will permanently replace the [...]

SMALL BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE TO GUIDE OLYMPIC-ERA REFORMS2021-09-07T00:55:51+00:00

Building Australia’s longest green bridge

KPGB - view of City approach and CBD - 03 (1)   Delivery of the fast-tracked Central Ward to Kangaroo Point Green Bridge is about to get underway, with hundreds of local workers to get started on piecing together the longest inner-city active travel bridge in any Australian capital city.   Lord Mayor [...]

Building Australia’s longest green bridge2021-09-03T04:16:21+00:00

Prepare your home, family and business for storm season

Prepare your home, family and business for storm season Brisbane residents urged to prep for storm season as wet summer approaches   Brisbane’s unpredictable storm season is predicted to be wetter than usual with Lord Mayor urging residents to act early to prepare their homes, families and businesses.   Cr Schrinner said the [...]

Prepare your home, family and business for storm season2021-08-27T00:52:56+00:00

Lord Mayor’s Trust and Carla Zampatti legacy grants nearly $300,000 lifeline for charities

Lord Mayor's Charitable Trust and Carla Zampatti legacy grants   More than 40 Brisbane charities in Brisbane will benefit from the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Trust August grant round, which includes a $100,000 Carla Zampatti enduring legacy donation to local women’s charities.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said 14 women’s charities were among the [...]

Lord Mayor’s Trust and Carla Zampatti legacy grants nearly $300,000 lifeline for charities2021-08-18T23:27:59+00:00

Sport and community clubs urged to apply for new funding in Schrinner Council’s $3 million grants program

  Better Suburbs Grants Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has extended a new lifeline to sports clubs and other community groups hit by COVID restrictions, urging them to apply for the new $3 million Better Suburbs Grants program.   Cr Schrinner said many local sports clubs and community groups had been impacted by snap [...]

Sport and community clubs urged to apply for new funding in Schrinner Council’s $3 million grants program2021-08-18T06:42:14+00:00
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