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.
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.
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.
The city is set to sizzle this Friday, with the annual Big City Barbecue returning to King George Square from 12 to 2pm to raise money for the city’s charities.
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.
A sparkling program of free events to bring festive cheer to Brisbane this Christmas was announced by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today.
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 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 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.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is encouraging residents to take a step into vibrant Greek culture as part of Queensland’s signature Paniyiri celebrations this weekend.