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Construction of first inner-city river access hub begins

A new on-water public pontoon at West End, which will provide access for water-sport, transport and tour boat moorings, is starting to take shape with construction commencing this week. Read more…

1.3 million contact Council’s one stop shop in 12 months

Wheelie bin replacements, parking and animal registration have topped the list of the most common enquiries to Council’s contact centre during the 2017/18 financial year with almost 1.3 million residents and businesses contacting Council via phone, text message, social media or online to pose questions on Council matters. Read more…

Adjustable hours introduced for Lang Park Traffic Area

Brisbane City Council will upgrade signage for the Lang Park Traffic area, in a move to introduce adjustable Suncorp Stadium event-day parking hours, and encourage more people to shop and dine locally. Read more…

Heritage restoration complete at Howard Smith Wharves

Transformation of the Howard Smith Wharves site into the city’s newest entertainment destination is one step closer to completion, with heritage restoration and construction of historic wharves buildings now complete, and construction on an over-water bar underway. Read more…

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…

Council grant kicks goals for local sporting clubs

Brisbane City Council is making it easier for school children to keep active and healthy, with close to $200,000 provided to eight Brisbane schools as part of the School Sport and Recreation Facility Upgrade Program. 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…