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Brisbane-first professional BMX track opens to public

Brisbane BMX riders will be jumping into 360° tailspins, with the opening of one of the largest BMX tracks in Australia at Bracken Ridge today. Read more…

New parkland takes shape at Howard Smith Wharves

The final piece of turf has today been laid in Brisbane’s newest green space, an amphitheatre that will form part of a 2.7 hectare public parkland in the $110 million development of Howard Smith Wharves. Read more…

Brisbane students spring into the school break

Students will be diving into the school holidays with the city’s pools opening longer from this weekend and Brisbane City Council launching more than 500 activities to bust boredom during the break. Read more…

New sports-themed CityCat hits the water

Public and Active Transport Chairman Cr Adrian Schrinner has today unveiled Brisbane’s newest sports-themed CityCat, which has been adorned in the eye-catching colours of the ‘International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments’ to celebrate Australia’s first INAS Global Games. Read more…

Rooftop gardens to boost inner-city greenspace

Brisbane’s inner-city could soon become a jungle of rooftop greenery, with Brisbane City Council today expected to make it easier for new developments to include green open space as part of their design. Read more…

Desexing program to help claw back unwanted pets

Brisbane City Council is joining forces with Animal Welfare League Queensland to claw back on the number of unwanted cats, with more than 2,000 impounded in Brisbane’s animal rehoming centres last financial year. Read more…

Safer pedestrian crossings coming to Brisbane CBD

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will today announce new and upgraded pedestrian crossings for Brisbane’s CBD, as well as a reduced speed limit on Ann Street, in response to an interim report on Brisbane City Council’s Pedestrian Safety Review. Read more…

Detailed designs for Mt Coot-tha Zipline unveiled

Brisbane City Council’s zipline experience at Mt Coot-tha is one-step closer to taking shape, with detailed designs for the project unveiled, as the project seeks development approval. Read more…

New river hub to be floated to West End

Residents will soon benefit from a new recreation hub in West End, with works steaming ahead for a world-class River Access Network that will create more to see and do across the city. Read more…

Brisbane’s biggest street party warms up

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today inspected the final preparations and rehearsals that are underway in the city’s entertainment precinct for Brisbane City Council’s 22nd Valley Fiesta, which kicks off tomorrow. Read more…