Central Ward Budget 23/24 – Summer pool prices slashed to deliver affordable fun

  Brisbane residents will pay just $2 to enter Council’s 22 pools throughout summer.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today confirmed pool entry prices will be slashed in the 2023-24 Council Budget to help tackle rising living costs.   “Our Council is committed to ensuring Brisbane residents have access to free and affordable events and [...]

Central Ward Budget 23/24 – Summer pool prices slashed to deliver affordable fun2023-06-14T02:39:14+00:00

Diverse and vibrant Central Ward

I know that LGBTIQ community make a huge contribution to the political, economic, cultural and social fabric of this city. From the colour and vibrancy of Brisbane Pride activities, to the many authors and entrepreneurs, businessmen and women and community activists – everyone helps us shape our new world city and no place is seemingly [...]

Diverse and vibrant Central Ward2023-04-14T06:30:27+00:00

Bernard Fanning backs Brisbane’s music talent in The QUBE Effect

  Music fans have the chance to vote for the next generation of local talent with finalist videos of the QUBE Effect now live online.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said locals can pick which of the 23 professional music videos is worthy of the People’s Choice Award.   “Brisbane is renowned for having a [...]

Bernard Fanning backs Brisbane’s music talent in The QUBE Effect2023-03-29T06:22:15+00:00

We’re crafting better business strategies

Council helps makers craft better business strategy   Calling all makers! Applications are now open for Council’s next Maker Entrepreneurship Program; an initiative that helps Brisbane’s creative makers grow their business.   A maker is someone who creates a tangible item either by design or fabrication and could be an artist, sewist, potter, metalsmith, or [...]

We’re crafting better business strategies2023-03-19T23:13:48+00:00

Brisbane’s time to be recognised as one of the best places in the world

  Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Time’s recognition of Brisbane was welcome but not a moment too soon.   “While this is a fantastic accolade for our city, it’s also about time!” Cr Schrinner said.   “Our residents already know Brisbane is the best place in the world to live and just keeps getting better. [...]

Brisbane’s time to be recognised as one of the best places in the world2023-03-16T22:58:34+00:00

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
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