Archive for posts tagged with 'Council'

Be prepared for summer storms

Brisbane Extra

Be prepared for summer storms

It’s time to get your home and family prepared for storm season. It is that time of year again and summer is…

Council reduces congestion on key Brisbane city corridors

Brisbane's Voice

Council reduces congestion on key Brisbane city corridors

Traffic congestion is one of the bug-bears of every driver and Council is delivering a series of innovative projects…

250 year old tree forms centrepiece of gardens expansion

Brisbane's Voice

250 year old tree forms centrepiece of gardens expansion

Today I inspected the latest milestone in the Brisbane Botanic Gardens expansion, the planting of a rare 250-year-old…

Have your say about parking

Brisbane's Voice

Have your say about parking

It is time to review the future of parking in Brisbane, writes Lord Mayor Graham Quirk. Recently I announced a…

Council kick-starts top tech start-ups

Brisbane's Voice

Council kick-starts top tech start-ups

Brisbane is emerging as an international leader in innovation, tech and design fostering young entrepreneurs and their…

Legacy Way on track

Brisbane's Voice

Legacy Way on track

The new tunnel will provide drivers with an alternative to local roads for efficiency and better access, writes Lord…

Brisbane’s traffic light obsession

Brisbane Extra

Brisbane’s traffic light obsession

Brisbane appears to be obsessed with the need for traffic lights, writes bmag’s intrepid reporter, Max Moola.…

Brisbane looks to the future

Brisbane's Voice

Brisbane looks to the future

Brisbane is in the midst of an exciting period of transformation, writes Lord Mayor Graham Quirk. New iconic development…

New CBD playground now open

Brisbane's Voice

New CBD playground now open

Another new playground designed for children of all ages and abilities is open writes Lord Mayor Graham Quirk. I’m…

Seniors Energy Project goes to heart of the issue

Brisbane's Voice

Seniors Energy Project goes to heart of the issue

Council has recently launched the Green Heart Wisdom project, designed to help seniors reduce their power bills by…

Tackling local crime

Brisbane's Voice

Tackling local crime

Tailor-made grants to combat local crime are designed to meet the needs of suburban areas, writes Lord Mayor Graham Quir…

Artist's impression of new pool area

Brisbane Extra

South Bank beach to be revamped

From this week the iconic Streets Beach and stream area at South Bank will undergo works to improve visitor…

Keeping our history alive

Brisbane's Voice

Keeping our history alive

Council is working to ensure our history is preserved, writes Lord Mayor Graham Quirk Brisbane city has a rich history…

Jazz and Shiraz – Kingston

Event Guide

Jazz and Shiraz – Kingston

It is almost time to get out your rugs and picnic baskets for the annual Jazz and Shiraz twilight concert. It is…

Lord Mayor interviewed by China’s answer to Oprah

City Talk

Lord Mayor interviewed by China’s answer to Oprah

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has appeared on Chinese show Talk to Lei, hosted by the so-called 'Oprah Winfrey of China',…

girl on laptop

Brisbane Extra

Young digital entrepreneurs to be given leg up by Lord Mayor

Got an innovative new tech idea, but need financial support? The next round of applications for the Lord Mayor’s…

Brisbane in numbers 2013 infographic

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Brisbane in numbers 2013 infographic

Brisbane Marketing have just released this infographic, detailing our city’s statistics last year… Click her…

Gold Coast cruise ship terminal given potential go-ahead

City Talk

Gold Coast cruise ship terminal given potential go-ahead

The Queensland Government has given the virtual green light for Gold Coast City Council's controversial cruise ship…