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Going green has never been easier with grants up for grabs

Vicki and NFSS Community Garden Grants      Environmental and community groups can now apply for grants between $1000 to $20,000 to help make Brisbane cleaner, greener and more sustainable.    Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today opened the latest round of the Cultivating Community Gardens and Environmental grants, which have awarded more than [...]

Going green has never been easier with grants up for grabs2023-11-09T02:00:38+00:00

Essential cash injections through our Better Suburb Grants

Better Suburbs Grants Delivered   More than 50 clubs, community groups and non-for profit organisations across Brisbane will share in over $400,000 as beneficiaries of the Lord Mayor’s Better Suburbs Grants.   I'm delighted our local arts organisations continue to receive support from Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner to help continue their great work of [...]

Essential cash injections through our Better Suburb Grants2023-11-09T01:09:22+00:00

Brisbane Metro depot nears completion

Brisbane Metro - Vicki Howard All-electric Brisbane Metro depot nears completion   The construction of Australia’s largest electric bus depot is almost complete.   Inspecting works on the facility today, Brisbane Civic Cabinet Chair for Transport Ryan Murphy said the depot at Rochedale would soon deliver the turn-up-and-go Metro services, which start in [...]

Brisbane Metro depot nears completion2023-11-07T05:48:11+00:00

Dive In Movie – ELF

Dive-in Movie ELF Night Join us for an experience like no other! Grab your friends and family for a unique Dive-in movie experience at Centenary Aquatic centre Get ready to lounge on inflatable floats, soak up the summer breeze, and enjoy a festive movie under the stars. Date: Saturday 18th November  2023 Time: 4.30 PM Film Screening [...]

Dive In Movie – ELF2023-11-05T05:52:48+00:00

Bold plan to green-up Brisbane with one million plants by 2032

One Million Trees Planned   The green and gold runway to Brisbane 2032 is about to become much greener, thanks to a bold new partnership that will see one million more native plants established before the Olympic and Paralympic.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the new partnership with Greening Australia will take [...]

Bold plan to green-up Brisbane with one million plants by 20322023-11-27T00:47:41+00:00

Vicki is Valley Fiesta

Vicki is Valley Fiesta Join the street party and soak up the atmosphere as Valley Fiesta returns on Friday 3 and Saturday 4  November 2023. Brisbane City Council's biggest annual party returns to the streets of the Valley with outdoor stages featuring a huge line-up of acts including headliners Mallrat, Mildlife and Hatchie supported by the best [...]

Vicki is Valley Fiesta2023-10-19T03:09:41+00:00

Outdoor Adventure Festival Victoria Park

Outdoor Adventure Festival Victoria Park  THIS weekend - Calling adventure seekers, nature lovers and those who find solace in the great outdoors - Victoria Park’s inaugural Outdoor Adventure Festival is on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August 2023 from 10am to 5pm.   The park will be pulsing with - heart-racing activities, workshops, inspiring conversations, live music [...]

Outdoor Adventure Festival Victoria Park2023-08-24T02:32:43+00:00

First stage of cultural centre station transformation complete

Cultural Centre Platform1 Complete as the first stage of the Cultural Centre station transformation is complete with the busy precinct being redesigned ahead of the introduction of Brisbane Metro.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the recommencement of bus services from the upgraded Platform 1 marked a significant milestone for the game-changing Brisbane Metro project. [...]

First stage of cultural centre station transformation complete2023-08-22T02:00:04+00:00

Central Ward Budget 2023/24 – Rates cheapest in South East Queensland

Brisbane residents continue to pay less and get more than other councils Brisbane general rates for owner occupiers will increase by just 3.45 per cent on average - less than half the city’s current rate of inflation. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the increase of around $1.50-a-week is far lower than the spiralling cost of [...]

Central Ward Budget 2023/24 – Rates cheapest in South East Queensland2023-06-14T01:59:17+00:00
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