Spring Hill news and events

Brisbane-first touchless pedestrian button trial launches

Touchless pedestrian button trial launched by the Schrinner Council as we roll out Brisbane’s first touchless crossing button in a bid to improve safety and accessibility for all pedestrians.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said motion sensor buttons were popping up in cities around the world and were now installed at two locations in Herston [...]

Brisbane-first touchless pedestrian button trial launches2022-04-13T00:29:49+00:00

Spread the Warmth this Mother’s Day

I'm delighted to be helping the Micah Projects' Brisbane Domestic Violence Services team  as they announce their Spread the Warmth campaign 2022 is underway. We are accepting donations of robes for women who have experienced domestic violence and provide them to women in crisis accommodation and refuges throughout Brisbane on Mother’s Day. This is a great [...]

Spread the Warmth this Mother’s Day2022-04-07T04:40:34+00:00

State Land Valuations a slap in the face to flood victims

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has called on the State Government to scrap newly-released land valuations for parts of Brisbane and elsewhere in South East Queensland that were devastated during recent flooding.   Cr Schrinner said it was completely unacceptable that valuations released today by the State Government were based on assessments undertaken in October last [...]

State Land Valuations a slap in the face to flood victims2022-03-31T05:09:57+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

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

Spring Hill Loop extension

For many years, with your help, we have been seeking funding support from the State Government for an extension of the FREE Spring Hill Loop. Most bus routes in Brisbane are funded by the State Government. Brisbane City Council and St. Andrew’s Hospital have fully funded the Free Loop until now and we are very [...]

Spring Hill Loop extension2022-01-27T07:38:16+00:00

School holidays made easy with 100s of free and low cost activities

Children's Entertainment this Summer   The Schrinner Council is putting on hundreds of free and low-cost activities to help keep children entertained these summer holidays.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said there are more than 790 activities planned across Brisbane during the summer break, with something for children of all ages.   “I know holiday [...]

School holidays made easy with 100s of free and low cost activities2021-12-09T02:24:22+00:00

What makes a Brisbetter Day Out after dark?

Brisbane’s nighttime economy survey The Lord Mayor and our Schrinner Council are taking action to help rebuild Brisbane’s nighttime economy.  That action is part of my duties as both your local councillor, and as the Council Chair of Community , Arts and Nighttime Economy.   We all go out at night.   Whether it be to [...]

What makes a Brisbetter Day Out after dark?2021-12-24T00:58:29+00:00
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