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QMusic ready to rock Valley Fiesta as new producer

Brisbane’s biggest street party is set to return to the Fortitude Valley, with a revamped Valley Fiesta to welcome up to 65,000 fans for three days of music, arts and theatre, under new producer QMusic. Read more…

Works begin on final stage of ANZAC Square restoration

The final stage in the $22 million restoration of Queensland’s national war memorial has commenced, with Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today joining Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to turn the first sod. Read more…

Brisbane Metro procurement starts next month

Brisbane City Council will go to the market within weeks to commence the purchase of 60 Metro vehicles and tender for the construction of significant infrastructure including the new underground Brisbane Metro station at the Cultural Centre precinct. Read more…

Major milestone reached on Telegraph Road upgrade

Brisbane City Council is nearing completion on a major upgrade of one of the city’s most important suburban arterial roads, with two major milestones on the final stage of the Telegraph Road corridor upgrade. Read more…

Lord Mayor announces new suburban sports parks

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has unveiled plans for new sports parks across the suburbs of Brisbane as part of a $351 million Budget commitment to enhance Brisbane’s leisure and lifestyle opportunities. Read more…

Brisbane recycles more and reduces food waste

Brisbane residents are helping keep the city clean, green and sustainable, with more residents recycling and less food waste being sent to landfill, as revealed in the latest survey of household rubbish. Read more…

LM floats $68M for new river transport services

Brisbane river commuters will soon be able to get home quicker and safer with the Lord Mayor investing $68 million over the coming year to deliver new express ‘SpeedyCat’ services, a new CityCat, as well as major makeovers to ferry terminals. Read more…

Industrial development in Darra motors ahead

Brisbane City Council’s City Planning Committee has today given the green light for a new industrial development in Darra, which will deliver a supersized workshop to service up to 25,550 trucks every year. Read more…

Big City Barbecue set to sizzle for charity

The city is set to sizzle this Friday, with the annual Big City Barbecue returning to King George Square from 12 to 2pm to raise money for the city’s charities. Read more…

Brisbane homes to benefit from $100M flood-resilience program

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today launched a comprehensive package of flood resilience initiatives for Brisbane houses, to mitigate the impact of flooding and assist flood-victims to recover more quickly after flood events. Read more…