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.
Dedicated community composting hubs will make their way to more areas of the city, following a successful trial resulted in the diversion of nearly 6,000 litres of organic waste from the city’s landfill.
Lifestyle and Community Services Chairman Matthew Bourke is calling on pet owners to take advantage of Council’s heavily-discounted microchipping rates, with more than 2,000 unidentified lost or wandering dogs or cats picked up by Council last year.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today launched the first aerial spray in Brisbane City Council’s mosquito management program for the new summer season.
Brisbane’s popular City Reach Boardwalk will reopen this afternoon in time for Riverfire this weekend, following the completion of the next stage of extensive maintenance works by Brisbane City Council.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has increased his investment in road resurfacing to $100 million this financial year to help make more than 380 suburban streets smoother, safer and more enjoyable to use every day in his 2015-16 Budget.
Brisbane’s best Christmas-themed bus was judged by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk and Public and Active Transport Chairman Councillor Peter Matic today, as part of Council’s annual bus decorating competition featuring buses from all seven Brisbane depots.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will today preview the Bulimba ferry terminal extensive $7.7 million upgrade, ahead of the official community opening this Sunday 14 December.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is urging residents, particularly in areas affected by last week’s storms, to be prepared for predicted storm activity and severe weather this weekend.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today announced that Council will invest $1.94 million into free 15 minute parking at 8,855 inner city car parking spaces, starting from the first January 2015.