Newstead news and events

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

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

Multibillion dollar CBD investment heralds bright future for Queen Street Mall as it marks 40 years

Queen Street Mall turns 40 Queen Street Mall’s reputation as Australia’s best outdoor mall is set to soar thanks to massive investment into new hotel, restaurant, office and transport developments occurring in Brisbane’s CBD.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said 40 years on from being converted from a road, Queen Street Mall continued to attract [...]

Multibillion dollar CBD investment heralds bright future for Queen Street Mall as it marks 40 years2022-08-09T03:03:58+00:00
Go to Top