The Howard Smith Wharves redevelopment is transforming an underutilised site to create a new Brisbane landmark. The 3.43 hectare site will be transformed into a riverside precinct with more than 2.7 hectares of public open space, a 164 room hotel, an exhibition centre and restaurants and cafes. It will connect the New Farm Riverwalk and [...]
BrisAsia Festival showcases traditional and contemporary Asian arts and cultural events. Now in its fifth year, the festival is held over three weeks from Friday 27 January-Sunday 19 February 2017 with more than 80 events across the city. The program features some of the finest dance, theatre, music, food, film, talks and visual arts providing [...]
Local book lovers will have more time to enjoy Brisbane's libraries with extended opening hours from February. From Saturday 4 February 2017, all Council libraries across Brisbane will open from 9am to 4pm every Saturday. Follow the link below to find out more about the local libraries in Central Ward.
Deputy Mayor and Public and Active Transport Chairman Cr Adrian Schrinner has announced Council is increasing convenience for public transport users, with a pilot program offering USB charging points on Brisbane buses. Cr Schrinner said 10 buses in Council’s fleet would each be fitted with USB charging sockets, in a pilot program to determine their [...]
Come and celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year in the Chinatown Mall on Saturday, 28 January 2017 (5-10pm) Get involved in the festivities with lion dancers, fire shows, traditional music, cultural performances, Asian market stalls, interactive workshops, roving street performers and a special Chinese New Year Parade. 2017 is the Year of the Rooster, following the [...]