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Brisbane continues campaign to stop graffiti vandalism

The Lord Mayor has today upped the ante in the Taskforce Against Graffiti, calling on residents to play their part in putting a stop to vandalism in public spaces across Brisbane. Read more…

Clean, green and carbon neutral Council leads the way

Brisbane City Council has achieved a 100 per cent carbon neutral status for the first time, continuing to fulfil its vision of a clean, green and sustainable Brisbane. Read more…

Council reaffirms pledge to protect shorebirds

Brisbane City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring our city is clean, green and sustainable, with the re-signing of an international agreement to protect migratory shorebirds visiting the city’s coastline. Read more…

Food trucks lead the way in safe eating

Humble food trucks, which are popping up across the city, are leading the way when it comes to culinary health and safety, with 96 per cent of Brisbane food trucks achieving exceptionally high food safety standards in 2016, as part of Council’s EatSafe program. Read more…

Council contact centre assists in 1.3m enquiries in 2016

Brisbane City Council received more than 1.3 million enquiries through its 24/7 Contact Centre in 2016, with thousands of calls, SMS, website and social media enquiries relating to pets, wheelie bins, and rates. Read more…

CityCat goes global for Brisbane rugby tournament

The Lord Mayor has officially unveiling a Global Tens tournament-themed CityCat today, on the eve of the city’s inaugural rugby tournament. Read more…

Brisbane libraries open for longer on Saturdays

Brisbane City Council libraries are set to be even more accessible from this Saturday, with longer opening hours every weekend. Read more…

LM recognises community achievers for Australia Day

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk last night recognised the efforts of 20 individuals and three community organisations at the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Awards, at a ceremony held at City Hall. Read more…

Council urges safe school travel as students return

Council has today warned drivers to be mindful of safety around schools as it launches the 2017 safer school zones campaign. Read more…

Brisbane Square Library celebrates 10th anniversary

Brisbane City Council’s flagship library in the heart of the CBD is today celebrating its 10th anniversary. Read more…