Major works begin on Breakfast Creek Green Bridge

Breakfast Creek Gren Bridge Works Begin  with a 55-metre barge and 180-metre crane now in place and ready to start piling.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said this was a major milestone in the delivery of a green bridge that would make it easier for people to travel from the northern suburbs to the inner [...]

Major works begin on Breakfast Creek Green Bridge2022-08-18T02:13:15+00:00

Brisbane-first sign trial to slow down cyclists

  Flashing awareness signs that remind cyclists and e-mobility riders to slow down have been switched on at two locations as part of a Brisbane-first trial.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the Bicycle Awareness Monitors work the same way as the popular smiling Speed Awareness Monitors which have proven extremely effective in improving driver [...]

Brisbane-first sign trial to slow down cyclists2022-08-17T06:28:45+00:00

Record $1.1 billion spent with local businesses

  A record $1.1 billion has been spent with local businesses in the past 12 months as part of Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner's Brisbane Buy Local Policy. Cr Schrinner said his policy, which was introduced in 2019, ensured at least 80 per cent of the annual procurement spend goes to South East Queensland businesses.   [...]

Record $1.1 billion spent with local businesses2022-08-16T03:21:46+00:00

Brisbane hosts Australia’s biggest citizenship ceremonies

Australia's Largest Citizenship Ceremonies will be held in Brisbane this week.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said 5200 new citizens will be sworn in over two nights on Tuesday and Wednesday to help address the backlog of people waiting following the COVID-19 pandemic.   Cr Schrinner said the huge number of people from around the [...]

Brisbane hosts Australia’s biggest citizenship ceremonies2022-08-16T00:41:59+00:00

Transforming the Cultural Centre station

Brisbane Metro Cultural Centre works will transform the Cultural Centre station and will be just one of the huge benefits of our Brisbane Metro project.   More than 10,500 people catch a bus to or from the Cultural Centre every day and this investment will ensure it can cater for future growth as we get [...]

Transforming the Cultural Centre station2022-08-15T23:28:09+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

Multibillion dollar CBD investment heralds bright future for Queen Street Mall as it marks 40 years

Queen Street Mall turns 40 Queen Street Mall’s reputation as Australia’s best outdoor mall is set to soar thanks to massive investment into new hotel, restaurant, office and transport developments occurring in Brisbane’s CBD.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said 40 years on from being converted from a road, Queen Street Mall continued to attract [...]

Multibillion dollar CBD investment heralds bright future for Queen Street Mall as it marks 40 years2022-08-09T03:03:58+00:00

Green light for groups to apply for Lord Mayor’s green grants

Lord Mayor's Green Grants open for local native wildlife carers and community groups are encouraged to apply for 2022 Native Wildlife Carer and Cultivating Community Gardens grants to help boost their efforts in improving our environment.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said applications for the two grant categories open on July 25, offering groups the [...]

Green light for groups to apply for Lord Mayor’s green grants2022-07-25T03:25:09+00:00

Thousands of $20 deals to launch on the Brisbane App

$20 deals on BrisbaneApp   Brisbane residents and visitors are being encouraged to Rediscover Brisbane, with more than 5000 deals designed to drive support for local businesses to be part of a new month-long campaign.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Rediscover Brisbane would give residents and visitors access the $20 deals via [...]

Thousands of $20 deals to launch on the Brisbane App2022-07-24T23:43:32+00:00

Big and bold ideas to help make Brisbane even better

Big Bold Olympic Spark     Big Bold Olympic Spark ideas to revitalise and reimagine popular inner-city precincts ahead of the Brisbane2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been unveiled.   From removing the Riverside Expressway to creating a mobile Olympic-sized pool in the Brisbane River, more than 600 ideas have been generated during [...]

Big and bold ideas to help make Brisbane even better2022-07-22T00:09:21+00:00
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