Newstead news and events

Vicki to upgrade Powerhouse Dog Off Lash area this Spring

                                                  We are  pleased to announce the start of refurbishment of the Brisbane Powerhouse Dog Off-Leash Area Upgrade in the Powerhouse Park, New Farm. The upgrade starting in August 2019 will [...]

Vicki to upgrade Powerhouse Dog Off Lash area this Spring2020-05-08T02:08:34+00:00

Vicki rewards responsible dog lovers with registration discount

  We are rewarding responsible pet ownership by offering registration discounts of up to 65 per cent for some dog owners.   Brisbane was a dog-friendly city with more than 107,000 registered dogs and this new discount reflected Council’s commitment to give back to responsible dog owners.   “Bringing a new dog home is an [...]

Vicki rewards responsible dog lovers with registration discount2019-07-18T05:13:06+00:00

Vicki delivering FREE off-peak travel for seniors on Council buses & ferries

Seniors will be able to travel for free off-peak on Brisbane buses, CityCats and ferries as part of the 2019/20 Brisbane City Council Budget.   Cr Schrinner has called on the State Labor Government to match the announcement for rail passengers in its Budget to be handed down tomorrow - Wednesday 12th June.   The [...]

Vicki delivering FREE off-peak travel for seniors on Council buses & ferries2019-06-10T06:34:03+00:00

Keep Newstead In Central Ward

Currently the State Government controlled QLD Electoral Commission is redrawing ward boundaries with  the Brisbane City Council area .   There is a suggestion before the State Electoral Commission that Newstead be removed from Central Ward and placed with the boundary of Hamilton Ward. These suggestions are currently out for public consultation.   I’m not [...]

Keep Newstead In Central Ward2019-09-02T02:46:19+00:00

New Farm Park Heritage Survey

Vicki planting the first of the 2500 new roses in New Farm Park 2018      We are always planning for the future whilst considering and caring for the past. New Farm Park is one of the 35 State listed heritage parks located in Brisbane and we would like to understand what elements are significant [...]

New Farm Park Heritage Survey2019-05-28T03:34:46+00:00

ANZAC Day Services 2019

Along with Trevor Evans MP I’m asking that you to consider sharing in the spirit of ANZAC Day and attending one of the services in our area - Vicki Howard Your Local ANZAC Services   ANZAC Eve - 24th April   6.00 pm Nurses Memorial ANZAC Square Brisbane City     ANZAC DAY [...]

ANZAC Day Services 20192019-04-23T05:51:43+00:00

MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture

  I’m so excited to welcome MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture back to the wonderful Brisbane City Council Powerhouse, our premier venue for arts and culture.   Now in its fifth year, this highly-anticipated event continues to grow, and in 2019 is bigger and better, welcoming local LGBTIQ+ artists as well as international [...]

MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture2019-04-18T05:23:31+00:00

New Mayor Appointed

Councillors Adrian Schrinner and Vicki Howard announcing Howard Smith Wharves new Ferry Terminal                             Below is an extract of my speech to the Brisbane City Council Chamber on the election of Brisbane's new Lord Mayor Cr Adrian Schrinner and Deputy Mayor [...]

New Mayor Appointed2019-04-08T04:33:37+00:00

Clean Up Australia Day 2019

  Clean Up Australia inspires and empowers communities to help us at Council clean up, fix up and conserve our environment. You can grab your mates, local community members, family members or just get out there by yourself on the day. Anyone and everyone can participate so don't miss your chance to make a difference this [...]

Clean Up Australia Day 20192019-02-28T05:26:15+00:00

Summer Safety

Personal safety Brisbane is a safe and vibrant 24-hour city. Our friendly and welcoming attitude, beautiful subtropical lifestyle and culturally diverse population, makes us a great city to visit and live in. Like any big city, crime does happen. The safety of all residents and visitors is a major priority for Brisbane City Council. It's [...]

Summer Safety2018-11-30T05:25:58+00:00
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