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Vandalised Sword of the Spirit reinstated for ANZAC Day

A sacred shrine honouring our fallen soldiers at Toowong Cemetery has returned to its rightful place in time for ANZAC Day, after a disgusting act of vandalism damaged the monument in early March.
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Mt Coot-tha zipline one step closer to first flight

Brisbane’s Mt Coot-tha eco-adventure zipline is now a step closer to getting aerial, with Brisbane City Council formally launching the next stage of proposals for operation and maintenance of a zipline. Read more…

Wheels turning on new mobile health service

A brand new mobile health initiative is now delivering vital care to the city’s most vulnerable residents, with Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today announcing the service had commenced across Brisbane.
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Toowong Cemetery hosts ANZAC Day commemorations

The historic Toowong Cemetery will be opened into the night to host special activities in commemoration of ANZAC Day from 21 to 29 April Read more…

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…