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Time to get back on the bus: Schrinner

  Bus services across Brisbane will return to a full timetable from Tuesday 8th March , Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed.   Cr Schrinner congratulated Council crews for urgently repairing the road network and undertaking the painstaking work necessary to ensure the bus system could be restarted after one of the biggest flooding event’s [...]

Time to get back on the bus: Schrinner2022-03-08T00:52:08+00:00

RATES RELIEF FOR THOUSANDS OF BRISBANE FLOOD VICTIMS: SCHRINNER

  Thousands of Brisbane flood victims will receive a $250 rebate off their next rates bill as part of a recovery package unveiled today by Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner.   Cr Schrinner said while the clean-up from one of Brisbane’s worst-ever floods is well under way, the emotional and financial toll on many residents and [...]

RATES RELIEF FOR THOUSANDS OF BRISBANE FLOOD VICTIMS: SCHRINNER2022-03-08T00:49:22+00:00

Spraying blitz starts to stop post-flood mosquito surge

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has today launched a sting on mosquitoes across over 30 suburbs as Brisbane recovers from one of the worst flooding events in history.   Cr Schrinner said expert entomologists employed by Council’s renowned mosquito management program had given the green light to start spraying known breeding sites.   “In the aftermath [...]

Spraying blitz starts to stop post-flood mosquito surge2022-03-08T00:47:07+00:00

Free parking to boost Brisbane’s flood recovery

Free parking to boost Brisbane’s flood recovery Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced all on-street parking meters would remain turned off until the end of March.  Cr Schrinner said parking meters were turned off last month to support Brisbane’s economic recovery and would continue as the city recovered from flooding.  “The flood we [...]

Free parking to boost Brisbane’s flood recovery2022-03-08T00:41:05+00:00

Rain Event Update – Sunday 27.02.22

  As you are probably aware, widespread rainfall across the Brisbane Local Government Area is still continuing and as of this afternoon, over the last 24 hours, an average rainfall total of 253mm fell across the Brisbane area.   Based on the latest advice from the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane is forecast to receive further [...]

Rain Event Update – Sunday 27.02.222022-02-27T06:12:19+00:00

Rain Event Update – Saturday 26.02.22

Despite this weekend's significant rain event, the majority of water is in the River, our creeks, drains, greenspaces and parks.    Some roads are experiencing overflow on and off,  but have mostly remained open today.  Some homes and businesses have experienced some water but in general the feedback has been good.    Unfortunately we are [...]

Rain Event Update – Saturday 26.02.222022-02-26T22:56:47+00:00

Summer Always – Attracting Tourism to Brisbane

Summer Always Lord Mayor launches new campaign to attract southern tourists to vibrant Brisbane   A new campaign showcasing Brisbane’s “Summer Always” climate and diverse array destinations is being launched to attract southern tourists to the Queensland capital.   Unveiling the trendy new-look campaign highlighting the city’s outdoor lifestyle and rich mix of [...]

Summer Always – Attracting Tourism to Brisbane2022-02-20T23:34:19+00:00

Brisbane’s businesswomen applauded in inaugural $250,000 Grant announcement

Women Business   More than 50 local female-led businesses have snared a share of $250,000 under the inaugural Lord Mayor’s Women in Business Grant program to help them combat the impacts of the pandemic and grow their business.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the 54 grant recipients range from theatre company operators [...]

Brisbane’s businesswomen applauded in inaugural $250,000 Grant announcement2022-02-15T02:11:51+00:00

Recycling incentive leads to 30,000 free bins delivered to residents

Free bigger recycling bins   More than 1650 free bigger recycling bins are being delivered to Brisbane residents every month after the Schrinner Council waived the $30 fee.    Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the removal of the establishment fee in July 2020 had been extraordinarily successful with the 30,000th large recycling bin [...]

Recycling incentive leads to 30,000 free bins delivered to residents2022-01-31T06:18:14+00:00

Lord Mayor unveils $5 million relief package for struggling businesses and community groups

$5 million relief package for struggling businesses and community groups   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed $5 million in fees, rents and charges will be waived for Brisbane businesses and community groups being heavily impacted by the spread of coronavirus.   Cr Schrinner said his Council’s latest economic relief package will benefit [...]

Lord Mayor unveils $5 million relief package for struggling businesses and community groups2022-01-19T01:46:56+00:00
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