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Brisbane City Master Plan adopted by council

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

Riverwalk set to be ready mid-year

Artist impression of the new Brisbane Riverwalk

Kim Stephens The 900m path from New Farm Park to Howard Smith Wharves reaches construction milestone.

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Tollways didn't dig hole in budget: Quirk

Go Between Bridge

Kim Stephens Council rejected claims Go Between Bridge and Legacy Way will cause half-billion dollar shortfall.

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Brisbane paid parking plan irks residents

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Kim Stephens A residents group fighting the introduction of paid parking permits in 14 Brisbane suburbs has vowed to continue its battle, despite City Hall forging ahead with the plan.

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Homes will be built on flood plains: Lord Mayor Graham Quirk

Areas of Brisbane flooded in 2011 will be used for housing under Brisbane's City Plan.

Kim Stephens Flood-hit areas will be used for housing in the next 20 years, says Lord Mayor Graham Quirk.

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Bulimba commuters stranded as ferry services cut, councillor says

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Kim Stephens A Brisbane city councillor says hundreds of early morning commuters have been left stranded in Bulimba by ferry timetable changes implemented this week.

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Free outdoor gym for Tingalpa

Outdoor gym

Kim Stephens A park in Brisbane’s southeastern suburbs is set to become home to the city’s first free outdoor gym.

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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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Brisbane New Year's Eve fireworks to be biggest ever

Brisbanites will see the state’s largest-ever fireworks show to welcome the New Year.

Margaret Street buildings likely to be demolished

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Tony Moore Brisbane City Council will likely approve the demolition of three 100-year-old brick buildings in Margaret Street and let a dog park be built prior to the G20 conference.

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Bridge cost close to being revealed

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Katherine Feeney Brisbane commuters are “very near” to finding out how much it will cost to build the council's new bus bridge between the Cultural Centre and the city, and when it will be launched.

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Tunnels the 'result of poor planning'

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Katherine Feeney As Brisbane's $1.5 billion Legacy Way tunnel project reaches another milestone, top infrastructure minds say governments need to act now to avoid the “last resort” of going underground...

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Secrets out: local law amendments a hot topic

Katherine Feeney The battle between opposition at City Hall and George Street over amendments to the Local Government Act intensified this morning after Minister David Crisafulli took to the airwaves to reject claims...

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Restaurateurs fear closure due to parking fees

Parking and pot

Katherine Feeney High profile city chefs will today protest changes to on-street parking introduced by council last week on the grounds restaurants will close as a result.

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Brisbane Live at Work: Thursday, January 10, 2013

Brisbane Live

Live coverage of Brisbane, news as it happens.

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Outrage as CBD on-street parking charges take effect

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Katherine Feeney A prominent Brisbane hospitality figure is outraged by changes to on-street parking in the city that come into effect Monday.

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Paid parking scheme can be challenged: Lucas

Tony Moore Labor's plan to challenge Westfield's paid parking scheme is legally possible, but would open the door to costly compensation and could cause lengthy delays, advice provided to Attorney-General Paul...

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Brisbane parks to go wireless

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Tony Moore Free wi-fi will be rolled out in more Brisbane City Council parks in one of the only real surprises in Lord Mayor Graham Quirk's first budget.

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Team Quirk makes fist of campaign

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Katherine Feeney Lord Mayor Graham Quirk's LNP election campaign has claimed the endorsement of Hollywood hardman Chuck Norris in a cheeky billboard that has prompted warnings of a backfire.

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Quirk refuses to address rising rates

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Lord Mayor Graham Quirk talks to the media about the installation of back-flow valves to prevent storm water drain flooding in New Farm.

Tony Moore Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has refused to address predicted rates rises in the upcoming budget despite reports this year's rates hike could be three times higher than last year.

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