Brisbane-first touchless pedestrian button trial launches

Touchless pedestrian button trial launched by the Schrinner Council as we roll out Brisbane’s first touchless crossing button in a bid to improve safety and accessibility for all pedestrians.   Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said motion sensor buttons were popping up in cities around the world and were now installed at two locations in Herston [...]

Brisbane-first touchless pedestrian button trial launches2022-04-13T00:29:49+00:00

Spread the Warmth this Mother’s Day

I'm delighted to be helping the Micah Projects' Brisbane Domestic Violence Services team  as they announce their Spread the Warmth campaign 2022 is underway. We are accepting donations of robes for women who have experienced domestic violence and provide them to women in crisis accommodation and refuges throughout Brisbane on Mother’s Day. This is a great [...]

Spread the Warmth this Mother’s Day2022-04-07T04:40:34+00:00

Chocolate eggs bring joy to vulnerable children this Easter

Easter Egg Charity Donation   Thousands of vulnerable residents will receive a sweet surprise this Easter, with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announcing the recipients of the 2022 Lord Mayor’s Charitable Trust Easter Grant Round of Easter Egg Charity Donation.   More than 2550 chocolate eggs will be donated to residents in need, through [...]

Chocolate eggs bring joy to vulnerable children this Easter2022-04-06T04:33:53+00:00

Help needed for $100 million-plus sports and community club damage bill

  Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has revealed the damage bill to sports clubs and community groups across Brisbane from last month’s devastating rain event will exceed more than $100 million.   Cr Schrinner has written to the State and Federal governments seeking urgent financial help, warning many clubs may not be able to resume sport [...]

Help needed for $100 million-plus sports and community club damage bill2022-03-28T01:25:29+00:00

Local faces share their love of Brisbane in new business recovery campaign

  The faces behind some of Brisbane's most iconic retail, tourism and hospitality businesses are behind an economic recovery campaign designed to attract people back to the city and boost local spending.    Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said while a full recovery will take some time, the ‘Love Brisbane’ campaign delivered by Brisbane Economic Development [...]

Local faces share their love of Brisbane in new business recovery campaign2022-03-24T02:39:41+00:00

Three-stage plan to return services to Brisbane River

Brisbane City Cat Two critical cross river services will be the first to return to the Brisbane River following the recent flooding event, the Schrinner Council has revealed.   Unveiling a three-stage plan to return Brisbane’s iconic CityCat and ferry services to the water, Civic Cabinet Chair for Transport Councillor Ryan Murphy thanked [...]

Three-stage plan to return services to Brisbane River2022-03-22T00:10:56+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

Free and discounted parking across Central Ward to aid Brisbane’s economic recovery

Free Parking Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced Brisbane’s parking meters will be turned off and fees halved at the Council’s two major car parks from tomorrow.   Cr Schrinner said his Council’s latest economic stimulus measure would help the thousands of Brisbane businesses hit hard by a downturn in trade throughout the [...]

Free and discounted parking across Central Ward to aid Brisbane’s economic recovery2022-02-08T01:14:44+00:00

Recycling incentive leads to 30,000 free bins delivered to residents

Free bigger recycling bins   More than 1650 free bigger recycling bins are being delivered to Brisbane residents every month after the Schrinner Council waived the $30 fee.    Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the removal of the establishment fee in July 2020 had been extraordinarily successful with the 30,000th large recycling bin [...]

Recycling incentive leads to 30,000 free bins delivered to residents2022-01-31T06:18:14+00:00
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