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

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

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

All aboard for Brisbane’s new ferry timetable

  New Ferry Timetables 2021 More weekday CityCats, a trial of NightCats and the introduction of services to the exciting new Howard Smith Wharves terminal will be implemented by the Schrinner Council following a review of Brisbane’s ferry network.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the new and improved ferry services, which would start in [...]

All aboard for Brisbane’s new ferry timetable2021-11-25T06:53:06+00:00

State Government talks to improve e-scooter safety welcome

  Brisbane Civic Cabinet Transport Chair Ryan Murphy has welcomed State Government talks about e-scooter safety, saying he was confident it would lead to better regulation of the burgeoning private e-mobility market.   Cr Murphy said it was clear many Brisbane residents loved e-mobility, with the city’s dedicated bikeways morphing into highways for the tens [...]

State Government talks to improve e-scooter safety welcome2021-11-16T23:59:43+00:00
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