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Have your say on the Brisbane Metro

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is seeking the views of public transport commuters and residents as part of a city-wide community engagement program to help develop the business case for the Brisbane Metro Subway System. Read more…

Lord Mayor’s Business Awards finalists announced

A competitive field of Brisbane’s best and most dynamic businesses has been unveiled by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today as the finalists for the 11th Lord Mayor’s Business Awards. Read more…

Brisbane swimmers spoilt for choice this summer

Brisbane residents can soon take advantage of the warmer weather, with the opening of the new $8 million Parkinson Aquatic Centre and the start of Council’s summer pool hours. Read more…

Valley Fiesta celebrates 20 years

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has announced the Valley Fiesta will return from 28 to 30 October even bigger and brighter, to mark 20 years of Brisbane’s favourite street party. Read more…

Lord Mayor calls for local hero nominations

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is calling on the local Brisbane community to nominate worthy individuals and community groups for the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Awards. Read more…

Council launches 10 point public transport plan

Public and Active Transport Chairman Cr Adrian Schrinner has today revealed Council’s 10 Point Plan to fix public transport in Brisbane and is calling on the State Government to implement its ideas as a matter of urgency. Read more…

Council launches weather alert app for storm season

In the lead up to the start of the summer storm season, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today launched a dedicated Brisbane weather app to give residents and visitors more timely and detailed information about weather events. Read more…

Lord Mayor supports Brisbane’s budding artists

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is dedicating $100,000 to further the careers of Brisbane’s young creatives as part of the 2016-17 Lord Mayor’s Young and Emerging Artists Fellowships program. Read more…

Brisbane road network on the move, as speeds improve

The commute in Brisbane is quicker than a year ago, despite more vehicles on major roads, as revealed in Brisbane City Council’s latest Key Corridor Performance Report. Read more…

Incentives for new retirement and aged care

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will implement new incentives to attract more inner suburban aged care facilities to meet the challenges of providing for an ageing population and help secure the future of the city’s ageing residents. Read more…