Community groups win grants to help improve sustainability across Brisbane

  More than $112,000 has been awarded to 37 community groups, non-profit organisations, and Native Wildlife Carers in the first round of the 2022-23 Lord Mayor’s Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants Program.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the funding, awarded through the Cultivating Community Gardens Grants and Native Wildlife Carer Grants, will go towards [...]

Community groups win grants to help improve sustainability across Brisbane2022-12-09T00:11:47+00:00

Three more ferry terminals open after extensive flood damage

Three ferry terminals that were extensively damaged during the February floods will reopen to passengers this week.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Sydney Street, Holman Street and QUT Gardens Point would open from first service Thursday morning.   “This was one of the worst floods Brisbane has ever experienced with record-breaking rainfall and river, [...]

Three more ferry terminals open after extensive flood damage2022-11-29T00:50:31+00:00

CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR SET TO LIGHT UP BRISBANE THIS FESTIVE SEASON

    It’s time to deck the Queen Street Mall and light up Brisbane as the countdown to Christmas kicks off for Christmas in Brisbane 2022.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has launched a jam-packed calendar of festive events that will delight families, city workers and CBD shoppers as part of the 2022 Christmas in [...]

CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR SET TO LIGHT UP BRISBANE THIS FESTIVE SEASON2022-11-22T06:15:33+00:00

Cities can lead climate change: Lord Mayor tells COP27

Brisbane Australia’s Climate Capital The world’s cities can lead the way on delivering better climate outcomes by taking practical action, Lord Mayor Adrian Schinner will today tell the COP27 conference in Egypt.   Cr Schrinner will detail how Brisbane has become a global leader on how cities can reduce carbon emissions through an array of [...]

Cities can lead climate change: Lord Mayor tells COP272022-11-17T01:22:04+00:00

Council research helps identify Brisbane platypus hotspots

Platypus habitat research support continues as Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Moggill Creek has emerged as Brisbane’s top hotspot for the elusive and unique Australian species. Brisbane waterways containing platypus populations have been identified through critical research supported by the Schrinner Council. Cr Schrinner said Albany Creek, Bullockhead Creek, Sandy Creek in Oxley and the [...]

Council research helps identify Brisbane platypus hotspots2022-09-06T01:10:55+00:00

Sign up to Brisbane Severe Weather Alerts and chance to win a trip to Tangalooma Resort

Residents will get a chance to win from a suite of prizes by signing up to Council’s free weather alert service from August 31.   A family trip to Tangalooma Resort, a trailer full of tools and household emergency kits will all be up for grabs to residents who sign up to receive Brisbane Severe [...]

Sign up to Brisbane Severe Weather Alerts and chance to win a trip to Tangalooma Resort2022-08-31T06:05:53+00:00

Study calls for action to address north Brisbane’s growing transport demands

  Every day I work with my colleagues to build a better Brisbane and the North West Transport Network Study reinforces that, particularly here on the northside, we know we are growing fast as a city and need to work collaboratively with other levels of government to tackle the infrastructure needed for our Olympics City. [...]

Study calls for action to address north Brisbane’s growing transport demands2022-08-09T04:51:12+00:00

Schrinner Council and OzHarvest’s war on food waste reaches million kilogram milestone

Vicki delivers for OzHarvest A partnership between the Schrinner Council and OzHarvest has helped save more than one million kilograms of food waste from ending up in landfill. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the 1.1 million kilograms of fruit, veggies and pantry staples diverted by three Council-sponsored OzHarvest vehicles over the past two [...]

Schrinner Council and OzHarvest’s war on food waste reaches million kilogram milestone2022-06-10T01:07:46+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

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
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