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Local park upgrades

Posted on August 8th, 2016
Local park upgrades.
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Budget at a glance – Lifestyle & leisure opportunities

Posted on August 8th, 2016
Budget at a glance – Lifestyle & leisure opportunities.
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2016-2017 Budget Newsletter Keeping Brisbane on the right track

Posted on August 8th, 2016
2016-2017 Budget Newsletter – Keeping Brisbane on the right track.
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Lord Mayor unwraps a cracker of a Christmas

Posted on December 3rd, 2015

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will bring festive cheer to the city with the launch of the City’s free annual Christmas program, The Wonder of Christmas.

Cr Quirk said The Wonder of Christmas would feature the return of popular events in the City and South Bank, with fresh new twists to delight both young and old.

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Cool down this summer in a local library

Posted on December 3rd, 2015

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is encouraging residents in the city to stay cool this summer at a Council Library.

Local Councillor Norm Wyndham (McDowall Ward) said said an abundance of activities and entertainment was scheduled at Brisbane City Council’s air conditioned libraries from Saturday 12 December to Sunday 24 January to help bust that holiday boredom and keep cool.

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Christmas Headline Events

Posted on December 3rd, 2015
  • IGA Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols, Riverstage (5-9pm, 12 December)
  • Myer Christmas Parade & Pantomime, Queen Street Mall to King George Square (6.30pm, 11-20 December)
  • The Gold Lotto City Hall Light Spectacular, King George Square (7.30pm-midnight, 11-24 December)
  • South Bank’s Christmas Markets presented by eatSouthBank, Stanley Street Plaza (11am-8pm, 11-23 December; open until 9pm 17-21 December)
  • South Bank Christmas Carols presented by Hillsong Brisbane, The Courier-Mail Piazza (17-20 December, doors open 5.45pm, show starts 6.45pm)
  • Christmas Cinema Series, Streets Beach (6.30pm and 8.30pm 17-21 December; 6.30pm 22-23 December)
  • Christmas Fireworks Spectacular presented by Transurban, Clem Jones Promenade (8.15pm, 17-21 December)
  • Plus hundreds of free support events.

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Legacy Way reduces traffic on Milton Rd by 16%

Posted on August 25th, 2015

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today released the city’s latest major traffic report showing that since the opening of Legacy Way has there has been a 16 per cent reduction in traffic along Milton Road.

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See the historic City Hall organ up close with new tours

Posted on August 21st, 2015

Brisbane Lifestyle Chairman Cr Krista Adams has announced the start of a new dedicated tour of City Hall’s 120 year old Father Willis organ, with a behind the scenes look at the unique instrument and the chance learn more about its history.

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Lord Mayor urges residents to prepare for severe summer weather

Posted on August 21st, 2015

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is encouraging residents to roll up their sleeves and begin preparing their homes and properties in preparation for the seasonal weather hazards Brisbane can experience during the summer months.

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2015/16 Grants are now open

Posted on August 7th, 2015
In June 2015, the Lord Mayor announced that he would make $251,000 available for small businesses and community groups across Brisbane to apply for grants of up to $10,000 to assist in reducing crime and increasing safety in their business and community precincts. Continue Reading


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