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Works begin on landmark Witton Barracks park

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today marked the start of works to transform the former Witton Barracks site into a destination park for Brisbane’s western suburbs. Read more…

New World City Tourism Summit to grow $6.3 billion sector

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will bring together key Brisbane tourism players today to map out a plan to continue leveraging the city’s $6.3 billion tourism sector. Read more…

Tesla electric car centre to drive Valley forward

Fortitude Valley will be home to Brisbane’s first Tesla Electric Vehicle showroom, following the endorsement of a planning application by Brisbane City Council’s City Planning Committee yesterday. Read more…

Brisbane achieves record international tourism numbers

Brisbane’s tourism industry continues to gallop ahead with international visitor expenditure topping more than $2 billion and an additional 50,000 international visitors in the year to December 2016. Read more…

Council turns the page on new Chermside Library

Brisbane’s biggest suburban library is set to open its doors, with works now complete on the new Chermside Library and North Regional Business Centre. Read more…

Council encourages residents to microchip their pets

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is calling for dog and cat owners to take advantage of Council’s micro-chipping program, which offers a heavily discounted service to curb the number of lost animals in Brisbane. Read more…

Council encourages Brisbane to Clean up Australia

Brisbane City Council is encouraging residents to help make the city a cleaner and greener place to live, work and relax by getting involved this Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday, 5 March.

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Schools become more active in Council travel program

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is encouraging families to pull on their sneakers and make the daily commute to school an active travel experience. Read more…

Council congratulates Christmas light competition winners

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today congratulated the winners of the Brisbane 4KQ Christmas light competition, who were recognised for their efforts at a special presentation. Read more…

Southside residents to take advantage of free waste disposal

Brisbane City Council is giving residents the chance to dispose of any hazardous household waste items free of charge at one of Council’s dedicated Resource Recovery Centres on 4 March. Read more…