Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is investing more than $307 million over the next year as part of his 2017/18 Budget, to create new lifestyle and leisure precincts, boost vibrant local markets and provide better facilities and venues for all ages to enjoy.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has lifted investment in economic development to $44.7 million this financial year, to create jobs, boost Brisbane’s tourism and economy as well as cement the city’s reputation as a New World City in his 2016/17 Budget.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said Brisbane was supporting the 2018 Commonwealth Games by not only hosting the cycling and shooting events but delivering special projects as a lasting legacy of the city’s contribution to this historical sporting event.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will enhance Brisbane’s river tourism and lifestyle in his 2017/18 Budget, with a $43 million investment over four years, to see the inner-city reaches of the Brisbane River awash with tourist, private and commercial vessels.
Brisbane’s clean, green and sustainable credentials will be bolstered as part of a $583 million package announced as part of the Lord Mayor’s 2017-18 Budget.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will deliver a strong infrastructure budget, with one third of the total budget dedicated to building smoother suburban streets and continuing to tackle traffic congestion.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has unveiled a $655 million package to deliver a world-class public and active transport network, with a clear focus on enhancing the travel experience for passengers while and maintaining a high-quality service.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will today unveil a $3 billion Budget for 2017/18 that invests a record $655 million in public and active transport including the detailed planning of Brisbane Metro and a commitment to fund two thirds of the $944 million project.