Council – Adapting to the potential impacts of a changing climate

We recognise that while climate change is a global issue that requires a global response, local governments have an important role to play. Councils must take action to reduce their operational impact and help residents and businesses to do the same. Brisbane City Council has been a leader in sustainability practices for more than 20 [...]

Council – Adapting to the potential impacts of a changing climate2020-02-18T03:31:26+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

Council readies residents for pre-summer backyard cleanout

  #CentralSpringClean                                                     Thousands of Brisbane residents are expected to have a spring cleanout this weekend, with Brisbane City Council cutting green waste costs for residents who ready [...]

Council readies residents for pre-summer backyard cleanout2018-10-04T02:11:17+00:00

City Reach Waterfront Master Plan Opportunities

                          Brisbane has grown up around the City Reach Waterfront, from its early role as a maritime centre, to the important professional services and lifestyle centre we know today. The City Reach Waterfront Master Plan will set a common vision for the waterfront [...]

City Reach Waterfront Master Plan Opportunities2018-10-04T02:05:35+00:00

Desexing program to help claw back unwanted pets

  Brisbane City Council is joining forces with Animal Welfare League Queensland to claw back on the number of unwanted cats, with more than 2,000 impounded in Brisbane’s animal rehoming centres last financial year.   Residents can help reduce the number of abandoned pets by taking advantage of Council-funded discounts on pet desexing.   Council [...]

Desexing program to help claw back unwanted pets2018-09-05T03:08:50+00:00

Valley Fiesta 2018 Line Up

Vicki Launching Valley Fiesta Line-up revealed for all-new Valley Fiesta   A jam-packed program of music and events, including nightly cabaret shows straight from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, will take over Fortitude Valley from 29 August to 2 September for Brisbane’s biggest street party.   Local Councillor Vicki Howard said Brisbane City Council’s revamped [...]

Valley Fiesta 2018 Line Up2018-08-13T06:34:46+00:00

Community composting helping me keep Brisbane sustainable

                              Community composting across Central   Brisbane residents have saved 20,000 litres of food scraps from ending up in landfill, through Brisbane City Council’s Community Composting Hubs.   Council’s 14 public composting hubs are helping contribute to a clean, green and [...]

Community composting helping me keep Brisbane sustainable2018-10-19T01:09:49+00:00

City Hall Speech – 17 May 2016 – Same Sex Marriage Motion

      Madam Chairman, I support this motion. I support this motion as the Councillor for Central Ward. I support this motion as a mother and an aunt. I support this motion as a friend. I support this motion as a neighbour. I support this motion, because to me, what the world needs is [...]

City Hall Speech – 17 May 2016 – Same Sex Marriage Motion2017-08-30T00:49:10+00:00
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