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Brisbane comes alive for BrisAsia

Tens of thousands of people will flock to Brisbane’s CBD from Friday 27 January to Sunday 19 February for the fifth annual BrisAsia Festival. Read more…

New Year’s Eve 2016 – Brisbane’s biggest yet

Acting Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced that Brisbane’s 2016 New Year’s Eve will be the city’s biggest yet, with more fireworks and family fun than ever before. Read more…

New grants to Build Stronger Communities

Council is calling for final applications for a brand new grants package supporting the important work of community groups and not for profit organisations across the city. Read more…

Micah Projects announced for mobile health service

Brisbane Lifestyle and Community Services Chairman Cr Matthew Bourke has today announced that Micah Projects is the successful provider for a new mobile health service to assist Brisbane’s homeless and disadvantaged. Read more…

Council campaigns to relieve CBD bus congestion

Deputy Mayor, Public and Active Transport Chairman, Cr Adrian Schrinner has today launched a campaign to relieve bus delays, by making the Victoria Bridge a bus, pedestrian and cyclist only bridge. Read more…

Council kick-starts Lone Pine Koala research centre

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today signed an agreement to partner with Lone Pine Wildlife Sanctuary, to kick-start the construction of a world-class koala research centre. Read more…

Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols to ring in the festive season

The Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols will once again light up Riverstage to ring in the festive season, with performances from some of Australia’s most renowned singers and entertainers. Read more…

Charge your phone while you ride on Council buses

Deputy Mayor and Public and Active Transport Chairman Cr Adrian Schrinner has announced Council is increasing convenience for public transport users, with a pilot program offering USB charging points on Brisbane buses starting today. Read more…

Construction begins on new Mt Coot-tha Visitor Centre

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today turned the first sod on a new $3.4 million Visitor Information Centre for the city’s premier eco-tourism destination, Mt Coot-tha. Read more…

Brisbane charities are sprinkled with Christmas spirit

The Lord Mayor’s Charitable Trust spread the spirit of Christmas when donations were today presented to 45 Brisbane Charities to support those in need. Read more…