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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

Thousands of $20 deals to launch on the Brisbane App

$20 deals on BrisbaneApp   Brisbane residents and visitors are being encouraged to Rediscover Brisbane, with more than 5000 deals designed to drive support for local businesses to be part of a new month-long campaign.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Rediscover Brisbane would give residents and visitors access the $20 deals via [...]

Thousands of $20 deals to launch on the Brisbane App2022-07-24T23:43:32+00:00

Big and bold ideas to help make Brisbane even better

Big Bold Olympic Spark     Big Bold Olympic Spark ideas to revitalise and reimagine popular inner-city precincts ahead of the Brisbane2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been unveiled.   From removing the Riverside Expressway to creating a mobile Olympic-sized pool in the Brisbane River, more than 600 ideas have been generated during [...]

Big and bold ideas to help make Brisbane even better2022-07-22T00:09:21+00:00

Work begins on key Brisbane Metro station

Thousands of university students and staff are set to benefit from the construction of a new station at Brisbane Metro UQ Lakes, as the review of Brisbane’s bus network begins.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today unveiled the innovative designs of UQ Lakes Station along with plans to ensure future public transport services are tailored [...]

Work begins on key Brisbane Metro station2022-07-20T01:05:14+00:00

New inner-city sports precinct a golden opportunity for a Brisbane2032 Olympics legacy: Lord Mayor

New inner-city sport precinct a golden opportunity for a Brisbane2032 Olympics legacy.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has unveiled plans for a new inner-city sports precinct where basketball, baseball, rugby and cricket could be played for generations to come.     Cr Schrinner said the Breakfast Creek Sports Precinct plan – which incorporates an innovative [...]

New inner-city sports precinct a golden opportunity for a Brisbane2032 Olympics legacy: Lord Mayor2022-07-20T01:13:02+00:00

Doing Business With Brisbane City Council – Opportunities

Doing Business with BCC Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner and I are dedicated to strengthening Brisbane’s economy. Brisbane, Australia’s third largest city, is becoming increasingly relevant on the global stage. This is due to strong business investment and population growth and we provide resources and opportunities for businesses at any level of growth - [...]

Doing Business With Brisbane City Council – Opportunities2022-07-11T00:09:09+00:00
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