Brisbane City Council

Council 'strongly committed' to bus network

Kim Stephens But Brisbane transport chief stops short of ruling out privatisation.

Federal Budget 2014: Brisbane City Council won't commit to reversing carbon tax rates rise

Brisbane City Hall.

Kim Stephens Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has refused to publicly commit to cutting 1.9 per cent of the city's rates that have been directly attributed to the carbon tax.

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Brisbane City Council to sell, lease, then sub lease own property

Brisbane City Hall.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council is set to defend a decision to sell a property built for $26 million two years ago to its own investment arm for less than half the cost, before leasing it back and sub leasing...

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Brisbane City Council opposes cutting licensed venues' trading hours

Drinking in the Valley

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council has emphatically opposed slashing licensed venue trading hours in a bid to curb alcohol fuelled violence.

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Brisbane City Council insists it won't resume for parkland

An artist impression of the Rogers Street development at West End.

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council will not resume any West End homes for parkland, its parks and environment chairman said on Tuesday.

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Union backs Brisbane City Council pay offer

Brisbane City Hall.

Tony Moore A pay deal between Brisbane City Council and unions appears to have been reached, with average workers on $65,000 set to get an extra $55 a fortnight.

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Brisbane City Council to fund Kangaroo Point to CBD bridge

Proposed Kangaroo Point footbridge

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council will go it alone in funding a pedestrian bridge from Kangaroo Point to the CBD.

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Nicole Johnston stages Brisbane City Council protest

Kim Stephens Tensions between Brisbane councillor Nicole Johnston and council chair Margaret de Wit escalated at a second consecutive meeting on Tuesday.

Brisbane Transport chief to leave post after 14 years

BCC has refused to renew Brisbane Transport chief Alan Warren's contract.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has sacked the man who has made Brisbane’s buses run on time for the past 14 years, as it opens the door to privatising Brisbane’s profitable bus runs.

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Billion dollar shake-up for riverside Brisbane revealed

Kurilpa Point is set to undergo a billion dollar redevelopment.

Tony Moore The biggest shake-up of riverside Brisbane since the re-development of the Teneriffe Woolshed’s 20 years ago will get underway on Tuesday as Brisbane City Council begins to drip feed details of...

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Suburban stoush over house that blocks Brisbane River views

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NEWS- Pontoons on Brisbane River near Indooroopilly.

Kim Stephens The well-heeled residents of one of Brisbane's most prestigious riverside streets have banded together to block a house development they say will compromise their water views.

Newstead to soar with plan for five tower development

Artist's impression of a proposed development at Newstead.

Kim Stephens The rise and rise of the Newstead skyline looks set to continue, with Brisbane property entrepreneur David Devine unveiling grand plans for a new $400 million, five tower residential development.

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LNP announces first 2016 council candidates

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk and LNP candidate Deirdre Thomson.

Kim Stephens The 2016 Brisbane local government election race has begun in earnest, with Lord Mayor Graham Quirk announcing the first three LNP candidates to contest Labor-held wards on Thursday.

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Vision Tower finally set to go ahead

Plans for the Vision Tower in Brisbane's CBD have been rebooted.

Kim Stephens After years of false starts, Brisbane’s tallest skyscraper finally looks set to get off the ground.

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Closer look at LNP council candidates

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk and LNP candidate Deirdre Thomson.

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council’s LNP administration has leapt out of the block early in its bid to wrest Labor-held seats from incumbent members in 2016.

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South Bank traders 'pushed out' of riverside precinct

Grey Street, South Bank.

Marissa Calligeros Long-serving South Bank restaurateurs, cafe owners and traders claim they are being “pushed out” of the riverside precinct.

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Brisbane receives federal cash for Legacy Way early

Lord Mayor of Brisbane City Council Graham Quirk speaks beside Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss before a drive through the Legacy way Tunnel in Brisbane.

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council has had an unexpected windfall.

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Your Weekend July 18,19,20 | 2014

The cast of Opera Queensland's <i>La Boheme</i>.

The Night Noodle Markets are a must-see and must-taste experience this weekend in Brisbane, but there are plenty of other indoor and outdoor activities to try.

Dutton Park neighbourhood plan fast-tracked

Kim Stephens Developers eye off character suburb-turned-transit hub.

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1860s home on ABC Toowong site heritage listed

The Middenbury house, on the old ABC site at Toowong, will be preserved.

Tony Moore A well-preserved 1860s home built on the former ABC site at Toowong has been added to Queensland’s Heritage Register.

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