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New tree laws put resident safety first

Posted on June 30th, 2015
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is proposing “common sense” changes to Brisbane’s tree protection laws that place greater focus on the safety of residents and property while toughening penalties for those caught doing the wrong thing.

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Last chance for residents to have their say on draft new City Plan

Posted on July 10th, 2013
Brisbane City Council is reminding residents that public consultation for the draft new City Plan closes this month, with residents having until midnight on Tuesday 30 July to have their say and help shape the future of Brisbane.

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Lord Mayor unveils Seniors Cabaret Showcase

Posted on June 14th, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is inviting Brisbane’s seniors to develop and show off their talents by joining the Lord Mayor’s Seniors Cabaret Showcase.

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New tree laws put resident safety first

Posted on May 29th, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is proposing “common sense” changes to Brisbane’s tree protection laws that place greater focus on the safety of residents and property while toughening penalties for those caught doing the wrong thing.

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Council transfer stations ready to recycle analogue TVs

Posted on May 28th, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is reminding residents they can deliver their unwanted analogue TVs to Council’s transfer stations free-of-charge, with the analogue to digital switchover today (Tuesday, 28 May).

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Shade Cinema brings sun smart movies to the park

Posted on May 23rd, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is inviting residents to bring their smartphones and headphones to the Royal Palm Lawn at the City Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 26 May between 10am and 3pm for a free sun-safe movie streaming event.

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Council helps rugby clubs to save energy and money

Posted on May 7th, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today launched a new partnership between Council and the Queensland Rugby Union and Queensland Reds to help rugby supporters and clubs to save energy and save money.

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Soldiers’ Wall celebrated at book launch

Posted on April 19th, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is launching Brisbane based author and researcher Lyris Mitchell’s book ‘The Soldiers’ Wall – a glimpse into their world’ in City Hall today.

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ANZAC Square memorial revived

Posted on April 19th, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is ensuring one of our city’s most prominent memorials, ANZAC Square, will look its best for ANZAC Day on April 25.

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Expo 25th anniversary launched with new artwork and legacy trail

Posted on April 16th, 2013
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is kick-starting the 25th anniversary celebrations for World Expo 88, with the unveiling of artwork Gestation at its new home on Queen Street Mall today.

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