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Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Awards returns

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is calling on established and emerging multicultural businesses and entrepreneurs to nominate for this year’s Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Awards for Business. Read more…

Celebrations to mark opening of new Wynnum Library

Brisbane Lifestyle and Community Services Chairman Matthew Bourke has announced the Wynnum Library has this week opened its doors to the public. Read more…

$4M plan to improve Brisbane traffic black spots

Some of Brisbane’s worst traffic black spots are set to receive a much-needed safety overhaul under a $4 million suite of road upgrades announced today. Read more…

Council and RSL to preserve Hamilton War Memorial

A Hamilton memorial commemorating WW1 soldiers will be preserved and protected for generations to come, with Brisbane City Council to relocate and restore the Memorial at Cameron Rocks Reserve as part of the Kingsford Smith Drive upgrade. Read more…

Lord Mayor responds to request to film Struggle Street

MEDIA STATEMENT, LORD MAYOR GRAHAM QUIRK:

Brisbane City Council was recently approached with a request to film in Inala, for the SBS program Struggle Street.

As Lord Mayor of this city, I will not be providing Council assistance or approval for the filming of Struggle Street on Council land. Read more…

‘Show your Colours’ for Team Brisbane in 2016

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is calling on Brisbane residents to dust off the team jersey and warm up the vocal chords to help support the city’s sporting teams and unite Brisbane as part of this year’s Show your Colours campaign. Read more…

Hi-tech Brisbane Traffic Centre celebrates 10 years

Brisbane’s state-of-the-art traffic management centre is celebrating 10 years of reducing congestion and improving safety on busways and roads across the Brisbane region. Read more…

Get snapping for your chance to win

Brisbane City Council is encouraging photographers to start snapping the city’s sights as part of the Lord Mayor’s Photographic Awards opening Monday 9 May. Read more…

Lord Mayor dedicates first rose bush to Jane McGrath

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will today plant the first rose bush as part of Brisbane City Council’s $1 million plan to revitalise New Farm Park. Read more…

Hear ye hear ye, Brisbane announces its first town crier

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has announced Brisbane’s first Town Crier after a historic cry-off saw Mandarella Partridge awarded the honorary position. Read more…