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.

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Line-up revealed for all-new Valley Fiesta

A jam-packed program of music and events, including nightly cabaret shows straight from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, will take over Fortitude Valley from 29 August to 2 September for Brisbane’s biggest street party.

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Council boosts creativity with innovation grants

A personal photo assistant, a keep cups loan program and immersive reality gaming software have received a boost thanks to a $30,000 Innovation Grants package, presented by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk at the Brisbane Arts and Culture Innovation (BACI) network event this evening.

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Brisbane foodies step up for Regional Flavours

Brisbane foodies will be treated to a host of innovative and gourmet foods at this year’s Regional Flavours, including a locally-brewed coffee flavoured beer, which will be sampled for the first time at the event.

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Lord Mayor lifts lifestyle and leisure opportunities

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.

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Brisbane supports 2018 Commonwealth Games

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.

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