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Parking in Brisbane: Live blog with Deputy Mayor Adrian Schrinner

Kim Stephens Head of the recently formed Brisbane Parking Taskforce, Deputy Mayor Adrian Schrinner, will be taking your questions on city parking live from 12pm on Wednesday. Send questions to scoop@brisbanetimes.

Brisbane Deputy Mayor Adrian Schrinner defends yellow line decision

The mother of Campbell Newman's chief-of-staff has had a yellow no-parking line painted in front of her house.

Kim Stephens Brisbane's deputy mayor is under fire over allegations he interfered with council process to favour an LNP staffer's mother.

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Historic engine room to become Teneriffe's latest cafe

A small, heritage listed building in Teneriffe will be converted into Brisbane's latest riverside restaurant.

Kim Stephens A small piece of Brisbane history is about to get a thoroughly modern makeover.

Brisbane CBD discount parking extended indefinitely

Brisbane deputy mayor Adrian Schrinner.

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council has indefinitely extended its off-peak $5 parking deal due to the overwhelming popularity of the offer.

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Brisbane's Riverwalk set for September opening

Brisbane's Riverwalk is on track for a September opening, Brisbane City Council says.

Kim Stephens But cyclists' off-road run to the CBD may be interrupted.

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Brisbane's car park gold mines revealed

Brisbane City Council expects to receive $20.89 million from parking meters and $27.9 million from parking fines in 2014-15.

Tony Moore Figures reveal Brisbane's parking revenue hotspots, with the council set to rake in $48 million from parking meters and fines in the next year.

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It's time for a serious look at Brisbane parking

Cr Adrian Schrinner Debate over metered parking is often hijacked by claims of council "revenue raising" but it has proven benefits for businesses and motorists.

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New twist on car pooling could save $100 a week

CommuterXpress carpooler Mark Vaney with Brisbane's deputy mayor, Cr Adrian Schrinner.

Tony Moore Car pooling is back, but with a difference.

Cedar Woods project won't be externally assessed

A new $900m development is touted for land near The Gap.

Kim Stephens Residents concerned by favourable comments made by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk.

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Brisbane CBD parking: find best deals through new web portal

Brisbane City has announced a new portal to help motorists find the best parking deals in Brisbane's CBD.

Kim Stephens Doing laps of inner city blocks to find a parking spot could be a thing of the past, thanks to a new online hub developed by Brisbane City Council in conjunction with private operators..

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Brisbane to trial potentially life-saving emergency vehicle technology

Fire trucks could get the power to change traffic lights.

Kim Stephens Revolutionary new Queensland technology that switches traffic lights from red to green to enable ambulances and fire trucks a clear passage to emergencies will be trialled in Brisbane.

Brisbane's first free outdoor gym opens

Abigail Heiser, Caitlin Laycock and Sarah Laycock at a new outdoor gym in Minnippi parklands in Brisbane.

Kim Stephens Long the home of the outdoor fitness regimen, Brisbane has upped the ante for fitness fanatics with the opening of the city’s first free outdoor gym.

Highrise plans cause parking concern

Inner south-east residents are concerned about the effect highrise development will have on parking.

Kim Stephens Inner south-east residents say suburbs already choked by parking congestion.

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Reinvigorated riverfront Quirk's legacy

Proposed Kangaroo Point footbridge

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to its CBD river revitalisation plan, with funding for two major river projects among the few new announcements in this year's prudent budget.

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City reaps $60m in parking charges and fines

Adrian Schrinner

Kim Stephens Brisbane's deputy mayor has hailed a much-maligned move to charge residents to park outside their homes a success, just as it emerged city council is set to reap nearly $60 million from metered...

No 'magic pudding' for Brisbane's parking woes

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Kim Stephens There is no “magic pudding” when it comes to solving Brisbane’s parking woes, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said in a lengthy debate about the vexed issue at Tuesday’s council...

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No residents on parking taskforce: Lord Mayor Graham Quirk

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk says residents will not be allowed to join the parking taskforce.

Kim Stephens Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has ruled out residential representation on council’s recently announced Brisbane Parking Taskforce.

Smartphone app to prevent bridge strikes

Kim Stephens Overzealous truck drivers continue to cause hundreds of thousands of dollars to Queensland rail bridges each year by underestimating the heights of their vehicles.

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Brisbane City Master Plan adopted by council

AFR. NEWS. BRISBANE. CONSTRUCTION.
Hamilton Harbour topping out of stage two. The development is a Leighton Properties-Devine Limited joint-venture $500million mixed-use development on the north reach of the Brisbane River.
Picture by Paul Harris.
Tuesday 28 June 2011.

Kim Stephens It was described as everything from an exciting vision for the city centre to a glossy dust collector.

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Graham Quirk unlikely to have lord mayoral rival within LNP

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk.

Kim Stephens Graham Quirk looks set be the sole LNP nominee for Brisbane lord mayor at the 2016 election, with other councillors declaring their support for the city's popular current leader.

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