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Valley Fiesta line-up revealed

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today announced a cracker line-up for the 2017 Valley Fiesta, with Brisbane’s The Jungle Giants and hip-hop sensation Fatman Scoop set to star in the event’s 21st edition. Read more…

Helipad trial underway to enhance Brisbane tourism

A one-day trial of on-water helicopter landings is underway today, as Brisbane City Council investigates new opportunities for tourism and leisure activities on the Brisbane River. Read more…

School holidays spoil kids for choice

School kids will be spoiled for choice these school holidays, with Council serving up more than 500 activities to keep kids off the couch. Read more…

Tunnel boring underway on Kingsford Smith Drive

Infrastructure Chairman Amanda Cooper today launched a tunnel-boring machine to commence construction on a major stormwater infrastructure relocation and upgrade, as part of the $650 million congestion-busting Kingsford Smith Drive project. Read more…

Council welcomes summer with a splash at local pools

Brisbane City Council is inviting families to take a splash at Brisbane’s 22 public pools, with summer pool hours in effect from this weekend. Read more…

Council calls on community to help stop illegal dumping

Brisbane City Council is calling for a stop to the rubbishing of Brisbane bushland, as part of a new crackdown to catch and penalise people who are dumping their waste illegally. Read more…

Wheels turn on $260 million Telegraph Road upgrade

A major upgrade to one of the city’s busiest suburban roads is one step closer to completion, with widening of Telegraph Road to four lanes now complete between Norris Road and Mustang Street, and earthworks underway from Mustang Street to the Gateway Motorway. Read more…

Council readies Brisbane for storm season

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is calling on residents to get prepared for the upcoming storm season, with Brisbane City Council launching its annual storm season awareness campaign. Read more…

Council goes back in time at 140th Ekka

Residents are being invited to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the Royal Queensland Show by taking a step back in time at Council’s Ekka stand, until 20 August. Read more…

CityCycle celebrates two million trips

Brisbane’s CityCycle network is marking a record two million trips, by sending one lucky cycler two million steps in a direction of their choice. Read more…