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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

Don’t let the State Government turn our streets into public urinals!

Don’t let the State Government turn our streets into public urinals!   Brisbane has always been known as a clean city, but now the State Government is considering changes to their laws that would allow public urination in Brisbane through the State Parliament's COMMUNITY SUPPORT AND SERVICES COMMITTEE. The Schrinner Council has invested [...]

Don’t let the State Government turn our streets into public urinals!2022-07-11T06:39:06+00:00

Calling all clean and green champions, nominate now for WasteSMART Brisbane Awards

I Love Brisbane - WasteSamrt Sustainability Awards OpenLord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is calling on waste-savvy residents, businesses and community groups to nominate for the annual WasteSMART Brisbane Awards.    Cr Schrinner said nominations are now open for nine diverse award categories that recognised efforts to reduce landfill, with winners to share a prize pool worth [...]

Calling all clean and green champions, nominate now for WasteSMART Brisbane Awards2022-08-12T05:43:09+00:00

Tackling housing affordability locally

Tackling housing affordability locally is a priority of ours and we will introduce a new rating category for owners who use accommodation websites to lease suburban homes like hotels  - pressuring them to return these properties to the long-term rental market.   The new Transitory Accommodation rating category will help tackle housing affordability and Brisbane’s [...]

Tackling housing affordability locally2022-06-15T03:42:03+00:00

Brisbane Budget – Infrastructure to keep Central Ward Moving – A BUDGET FOR THE BETTER

This year’s Budget confirms our commitment to the people of Brisbane, demonstrating what can be achieved when we work  together as a community. A global pandemic and devastating flood have tested our resilience. Now, we must continue to rebuild and recover, suburb by suburb, street by street, to ensure Brisbane bounces back stronger. Fortunately, our [...]

Brisbane Budget – Infrastructure to keep Central Ward Moving – A BUDGET FOR THE BETTER2022-06-15T06:29:14+00:00

Every Brisbane playground to get shade cover

Shade for all playgrounds   Every one of Brisbane’s playgrounds will have shade cover within just a few years under a fast-tracked program, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed.   Cr Schrinner today announced the $10 million Sun Safe Suburban Playgrounds program will be a key initiative of the upcoming 2022-23 Council Budget. [...]

Every Brisbane playground to get shade cover2022-06-12T22:19:26+00:00

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
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