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Ground-breaking milestones put Metro on the move in 2021

May 4th, 2021|

The turn-up-and-go Brisbane Metro Project is advancing at great speed in 2021 with early works underway for the Adelaide Street tunnel, the tender for Australia’s most advanced transport depot to be awarded and the launch of a brand-new online visitor information centre. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said he was excited Team Schrinner will be able to kick off

Brisbane City Council’s Green Heart Fair – 30 May 2021 7th Brigade Park, Newman Road, Chermside

May 4th, 2021|

Brisbane City Council’s Green Heart Fair will treat residents to free native plants, Brisbane’s leading sustainability experts and practical ways to live an eco-friendlier life when it returns to Chermside on Sunday 30 May Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the popular event would provide residents and businesses with the inspiration they needed to become a waste warrior at

Residents treated to two weeks of dining deals

April 20th, 2021|

More than 50 Brisbane restaurants and bars will be serving up dining deals as part of a two-week campaign to reignite the city’s dining scene. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Dine BNE City would run from 13-30 May and culminate in the return of the popular Sea to the City event, the alfresco seafood event by the river

National Business Heavyweights Headline Brisbane Business Summit

April 13th, 2021|

Yellow Brick Road Chairman Mark Bouris and futurist Mark McCrindle will help Brisbane business owners navigate the pandemic, heading up Brisbane City Council’s inaugural Brisbane Business Summit this April. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said the business heavyweights joined the summit's diverse line up of leaders who would share their insights into business resilience and innovation with locals. “With

Council grants helps sick and injured animals

April 13th, 2021|

Blankets, beds, aviaries, and incubators to help sick and injured native wildlife will be funded through more than $64,000 awarded as part of Brisbane City Council’s Native Wildlife Carers Grants program. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said there were 21 recipients within the latest grants round, including the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA Qld),

Calling all artists: Brisbane’s illustrious Portrait Prize now open

April 13th, 2021|

Brisbane’s artists are invited to get creative and produce a portrait of an individual, be it an everyday person or a household name, and be in the running to share in $87,000 to be awarded as part of the 2021 Brisbane Portrait Prize. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said this year would be the third year for the competition

Brisbane precincts to score cash-boost for more suburban events

April 13th, 2021|

More than a quarter of a million dollars is up for grabs for local business to deliver events, festivals and markets, with the launch of the Lord Mayor’s Precinct Promotion Fund today.  Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said applications were now open for local business groups to apply for a cash-boost of up to $10,000 each to deliver events

Calling all artists: Brisbane’s illustrious Portrait Prize now open

March 30th, 2021|

Brisbane’s artists are invited to get creative and produce a portrait of an individual, be it an everyday person or a household name, and be in the running to share in $87,000 to be awarded as part of the 2021 Brisbane Portrait Prize. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said this year would be the third year for the competition

Final Stage of CityLink Cycleway Now Open

March 30th, 2021|

The final stage of the CityLink Cycleway is now open, completing the connection between the CBD and South Bank. Public and Active Transport Chair Ryan Murphy said travelling through the city on a bike or scooter was now safer and more convenient than ever, with the dedicated lanes also reducing the need for cars in the city centre.

Easter appeal to bring joy to Brisbane charities

March 30th, 2021|

The Lord Mayor’s Charitable Trust will gift more than 2700 eggs and toys to 18 Brisbane charities this Easter. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said more people had been relying on support from local charities during the global coronavirus pandemic and the Trust’s Easter donations would bring joy to local children and their families who would otherwise go without.

Green grants announced for Brisbane’s environmental and sustainability warriors

March 30th, 2021|

The Schrinner Council Administration is helping community groups and not-for-profits right across Brisbane install solar panels, buy garden tools and restore the natural apartment with more than $330,000 in grants being awarded. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said he was thrilled to be able to recognise the hard work of 50 community groups through this year’s  Lord Mayor’s 2020/21

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