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LM launches ‘Be Prepared’ campaign, 10yrs after The Gap Storm

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today urged Brisbane residents to prepare their homes and properties for extreme weather during the launch of Brisbane City Council’s summer storm awareness campaign, on the tenth anniversary of the devastating storm that hit The Gap. Read more…

Council gives top marks for school expansion

Brisbane City Council has passed plans for the fifth stage of an expansion of Mount Maria College at 67 Osborne Road, Mitchelton with the City Planning committee providing a green light for new school facilities. Read more…

Line-up revealed for all-new Valley Fiesta

A jam-packed program of music and events, including nightly cabaret shows straight from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, will take over Fortitude Valley from 29 August to 2 September for Brisbane’s biggest street party. Read more…

Council gives drone trial permanent launch clearance

In an Australian first, Brisbane City Council has completed a six-month trial of designated areas in 10 parks across the city for launch and landing of recreational drones. Read more…

Community to contribute to vision for Sandgate in new plan

City Planning Chairman Cr Matthew Bourke today announced that Brisbane City Council would be undertaking a neighbourhood plan to guide the future of the Sandgate central business area. Read more…

New plan to shape the future of Newstead & Bowen Hills

Brisbane City Council has adopted a new plan to guide the future of Newstead and Bowen Hills, following the State Government’s endorsement of the Newstead North Neighbourhood Plan. Read more…

Council rolls out plans for Waterworks Road upgrade

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today unveiled the final plans for a $9.2 million upgrade along Waterworks Road, which would see the road widened between Trout Street and Beth Eden Terrace in Ashgrove. Read more…

Car-share movement gets rolling in Brisbane

City Planning Chairman Cr Matthew Bourke has announced that Brisbane City Council is continuing to implement Brisbane’s Future Blueprint, with changes to car sharing and enhanced protection of landmark trees to be put forward in a major amendment to City Plan 2014 at tomorrow’s Council meeting. Read more…

Artforce painting prize brightens Brisbane streets

Brisbane City Council has honoured seven of Brisbane’s best artists as part of the 2018 Artforce awards, with more than 1000 traffic signal boxes now brighter and bolder since the program began 20 years ago. Read more…

LM turns the sod on Brisbane’s newest aqua park

Works have commenced on the city’s newest water playground with the Lord Mayor today marking the start of construction for the $1.5 million facility in Ferny Grove. Read more…