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Flourishing community composting trial to be expanded

Dedicated community composting hubs will make their way to more areas of the city, following a successful trial resulted in the diversion of nearly 6,000 litres of organic waste from the city’s landfill. Read more…

Put your best foot forward for Walk Safely to School Day

Hundreds of students across the city will hit the footpath tomorrow, to promote an active lifestyle, and a cleaner and greener community as part of National Walk Safely to School Day. Read more…

Detection dogs enhancing Council’s koala conservation

Brisbane City Council is undertaking the largest genetic survey of koalas ever to be completed, with the help of koala detection dogs. Read more…

Paniyiri Festival dances its way back to Brisbane

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is encouraging residents to take a step into vibrant Greek culture as part of Queensland’s signature Paniyiri celebrations this weekend. Read more…

Review into bus safety

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today released an independent expert review into the incident in October last year that resulted in the death of Council’s bus driver Manmeet Sharma. Read more…

Flashing traffic warning signs to bolster road safety

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today switched on the first of up to 200 flashing traffic warning signs, which will be installed as part of a $3.2 million program to improve road safety through greater driver awareness. Read more…

Speed warning signs slow eight million drivers

Brisbane City Council is continuing to make suburban streets safer, with safety speed signs reducing the speed of millions of vehicles since the program was introduced just over three years ago. Read more…

Vandalised Sword of the Spirit reinstated for ANZAC Day

A sacred shrine honouring our fallen soldiers at Toowong Cemetery has returned to its rightful place in time for ANZAC Day, after a disgusting act of vandalism damaged the monument in early March.
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Mt Coot-tha zipline one step closer to first flight

Brisbane’s Mt Coot-tha eco-adventure zipline is now a step closer to getting aerial, with Brisbane City Council formally launching the next stage of proposals for operation and maintenance of a zipline. Read more…

Wheels turning on new mobile health service

A brand new mobile health initiative is now delivering vital care to the city’s most vulnerable residents, with Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today announcing the service had commenced across Brisbane.
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