Archive for posts tagged with 'brisbane city council'

Rain

Brisbane Extra

Lord Mayor urges residents to prepare for severe weekend weather

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is urging residents, particularly in areas affected by last week’s storms, to be…

Parking

Brisbane Extra

Free parking for 2015

Popping into the city will be a lot more convenient in 2015, following the announcement of free 15 minute parking at…

Storm season

Brisbane Extra

The storm season survival guide

Brisbane is still in clean up mode following the recent super storm, but as we head further into storm season the…

Wonder of Christmas

Things to do

The lighting of the Brisbane City Christmas Tree will go ahead tonight

Despite the severe storm that ravaged Brisbane last night, the Brisbane City Christmas Tree will still light up our…

Brisbane Twilight Markets

Event Guide

Bands in the Square @ The Twilight Markets

Enjoy a festive concert featuring the classic brass of Brisbane City Temple Salvation Army and sing-along Christmas…

City Hall Lights

Brisbane Extra

City Hall lights up the night

Just in time for the G20, a colourful lights display similar to the Story Bridge lighting has launched at Brisbane…

Portable speed warning signs clock up one year in operation

Brisbane's Voice

Portable speed warning signs clock up one year in operation

You may have noticed some electronic signs around Brisbane’s suburban streets that flash a smiley face or a Slow Down…

Storm season

Brisbane Extra

Simple steps to get set for summer storm season

The summer storm season is upon us, and Council is getting the message out there that residents should take simple…

Garage Sale Trail

In the Home

Join the Garage Sale Trail

Planning a garage sale at your place? Register it before September 25 to join the national Garage Sale Trail! Now in…

Giant Games

Brisbane Extra

From little things, big things grow

A father and daughter team is creating opportunities for mingling in our city. A Scrabble game between one of…

Lamingtons

Brisbane Extra

Five Brisbane firsts

Brisbane has a rich tradition of landmark feats, but did you know about these five surprising Brisbane firsts? After…

Matthew Powell created 'Doorning Table and Chairs' for the 2013 Tip Shop Art Competition using 100 per cent recycled items, including a door, ensemble headboard, hessian and shower heads

In the Home

Tips for upcycling household items

While the term ‘upcycling’ may be new to many readers, it is quickly becoming popular with many people as they see the…

South Bank's Epicurious Garden

Brisbane Extra

Are you Epicurious about South Bank?

If you’ve ever considered growing and cooking your own produce then I encourage you to visit South Bank…

Pull up a plate for The Big City Barbecue

Things to do

Pull up a plate for The Big City Barbecue

ABBA music and delicious food, all for a good cause. The Big City Barbecue is a lunchtime festival event focused on…

Brisbane City Council

Brisbane Extra

Brisbane’s Riverwalk to re-open in September

One of the most visible scars left behind by the 2011 floods has almost healed over. Three and a half years after it…

Spruced-up city assets make debuts

Brisbane Extra

Spruced-up city assets make debuts

Recently I officially reopened a new-look, revitalised Brunswick Street Mall to the public, following a six-month, $4…

On track in ANZAC Square

Brisbane Extra

On track in ANZAC Square

The ANZAC Square restoration will be complete in time for Centenary celebrations, writes Lord Mayor Graham Quirk. Last…

Worm World

Parenting

Green games

Brisbane City Council has created two video games to help get the kids involved in recycling and worm farming at home!…