Green Heart Fair back in a brand-new location Sunday 29 May

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the 14th edition of Brisbane’s favourite sustainable living festival, the Green Heart Fair will be held on Sunday, 29 May 2022 at Victoria Park / Barrambin in Herston. Cr Schrinner said all of the free festival’s old favourites would return including sustainability displays and workshops, free native plant giveaways, artisan [...]

Green Heart Fair back in a brand-new location Sunday 29 May2022-03-30T01:40:47+00:00

Help needed for $100 million-plus sports and community club damage bill

  Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed the damage bill to sports clubs and community groups across Brisbane from last month’s devastating rain event will exceed more than $100 million.   Cr Schrinner has written to the State and Federal governments seeking urgent financial help, warning many clubs may not be able to resume sport [...]

Help needed for $100 million-plus sports and community club damage bill2022-03-28T01:25:29+00:00

Local faces share their love of Brisbane in new business recovery campaign

  The faces behind some of Brisbane's most iconic retail, tourism and hospitality businesses are behind an economic recovery campaign designed to attract people back to the city and boost local spending.    Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said while a full recovery will take some time, the ‘Love Brisbane’ campaign delivered by Brisbane Economic Development [...]

Local faces share their love of Brisbane in new business recovery campaign2022-03-24T02:39:41+00:00

Temporary lane closure until Drift restaurant removed

  A small section of Coronation Drive will be temporarily closed to vehicle traffic until the State Government removes the derelict former Drift Restaurant from the Bicentennial Bikeway.   Brisbane Public Transport Chair Ryan Murphy said Council had made the decision after the State Government advised that work to remove Drift is unlikely to start [...]

Temporary lane closure until Drift restaurant removed2022-03-22T06:04:01+00:00

Former Governor to head independent review into Brisbane flood

Paul de Jersey AC Former Governor and Supreme Court chief justice Paul de Jersey will undertake a comprehensive review into the 2022 Brisbane flood following last week’s devastating event. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said residents deserved assurances that everything possible to prepare Brisbane for future flooding events was being undertaken. “This flood was [...]

Former Governor to head independent review into Brisbane flood2022-03-08T03:29:13+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

Free and discounted parking across Central Ward to aid Brisbane’s economic recovery

Free Parking Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced Brisbane’s parking meters will be turned off and fees halved at the Council’s two major car parks from tomorrow.   Cr Schrinner said his Council’s latest economic stimulus measure would help the thousands of Brisbane businesses hit hard by a downturn in trade throughout the [...]

Free and discounted parking across Central Ward to aid Brisbane’s economic recovery2022-02-08T01:14:44+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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