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Council remembers Expo 88 through art

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is paying tribute to the legacy of World Expo 88, by investing $555,000 in Council’s 2017/18 Budget to revive some of the most recognisable artworks ahead of next year’s 30th anniversary celebrations. Read more…

Lord Mayor lifts lifestyle and leisure opportunities

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is investing more than $307 million over the next year as part of his 2017/18 Budget, to create new lifestyle and leisure precincts, boost vibrant local markets and provide better facilities and venues for all ages to enjoy. Read more…

Budget supports more suburbs with Free Wi-Fi

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has lifted investment in economic development to $44.7 million this financial year, to create jobs, boost Brisbane’s tourism and economy as well as cement the city’s reputation as a New World City in his 2016/17 Budget. Read more…

Brisbane supports 2018 Commonwealth Games

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said Brisbane was supporting the 2018 Commonwealth Games by not only hosting the cycling and shooting events but delivering special projects as a lasting legacy of the city’s contribution to this historical sporting event. Read more…

River City tourism a focus of Lord Mayor’s $3B Budget

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will enhance Brisbane’s river tourism and lifestyle in his 2017/18 Budget, with a $43 million investment over four years, to see the inner-city reaches of the Brisbane River awash with tourist, private and commercial vessels. Read more…

Clean, green and sustainable future for Brisbane

Brisbane’s clean, green and sustainable credentials will be bolstered as part of a $583 million package announced as part of the Lord Mayor’s 2017-18 Budget. Read more…

LM delivers an infrastructure budget to tackle congestion

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will deliver a strong infrastructure budget, with one third of the total budget dedicated to building smoother suburban streets and continuing to tackle traffic congestion. Read more…

$655M for world-class transport and enhanced safety

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has unveiled a $655 million package to deliver a world-class public and active transport network, with a clear focus on enhancing the travel experience for passengers while and maintaining a high-quality service. Read more…

Budget delivers infrastructure and plans for Metro

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will today unveil a $3 billion Budget for 2017/18 that invests a record $655 million in public and active transport including the detailed planning of Brisbane Metro and a commitment to fund two thirds of the $944 million project. Read more…

Heritage-listed Engine Room fires up coffee machine

The historic wool stores Engine Room has today fired up a machine of a new kind, as it opens up its doors for the first time as a café. Read more…