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Budding photographers encouraged to get snap-happy

Brisbane’s budding photographers are being encouraged to grab their cameras to capture and share their best images in celebration of our lifestyle, people and places as part of the Lord Mayor’s Photographic Awards 2018. Read more…

State of Origin takes over Brisbane buses

Origin fever has hit Brisbane buses, with Brisbane City Council bus depots battling each other for the best State of Origin-decorated bus ahead of Game Three tonight. Read more…

Council boosts creativity with innovation grants

A personal photo assistant, a keep cups loan program and immersive reality gaming software have received a boost thanks to a $30,000 Innovation Grants package, presented by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk at the Brisbane Arts and Culture Innovation (BACI) network event this evening. Read more…

Council breathes new life into New Farm library

New Farm Library is set to reopen on Saturday July 14, following a $2.5 million transformation to deliver a new outdoor terrace, children’s space, and a reading area overlooking the iconic New Farm Park. Read more…

Council boosts safety and tackles congestion in West End

Brisbane City Council is investing more than $5 million to deliver a major safety upgrade at the intersection of Vulture Street and Montague Road, with works now underway. Read more…

Koala research commences at new world-class centre

Construction of a scientific research centre designed to focus on genetic and environmental threats to koala populations is now complete, with the state-of-the-art facility set to officially open this weekend. Read more…

QMusic ready to rock Valley Fiesta as new producer

Brisbane’s biggest street party is set to return to the Fortitude Valley, with a revamped Valley Fiesta to welcome up to 65,000 fans for three days of music, arts and theatre, under new producer QMusic. Read more…

Works begin on final stage of ANZAC Square restoration

The final stage in the $22 million restoration of Queensland’s national war memorial has commenced, with Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today joining Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to turn the first sod. Read more…

Brisbane Metro procurement starts next month

Brisbane City Council will go to the market within weeks to commence the purchase of 60 Metro vehicles and tender for the construction of significant infrastructure including the new underground Brisbane Metro station at the Cultural Centre precinct. Read more…

Major milestone reached on Telegraph Road upgrade

Brisbane City Council is nearing completion on a major upgrade of one of the city’s most important suburban arterial roads, with two major milestones on the final stage of the Telegraph Road corridor upgrade. Read more…