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King George Square goes from park to mall

Kim Stephens Once a park, then a square, now a mall.

Residents of The Gap fight BCC over massive development plans

Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk.

Kim Stephens Residents of The Gap fear a mega-development planned for their suburb is a fait accompli.

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Kurilpa draft plan a 'starting point for discussion': Graham Quirk

An artist's impression of the revamped riverfront.

Kim Stephens Brisbane's Lord Mayor says a recently released draft plan to transform the inner south's Kurilpa Parklands is merely the starting point of a long community conversation about to how best revitalise...

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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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Greg Bowden to join Graham Quirk on $60,000 trip

Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk.

Kim Stephens Controversial lord mayoral advisor who became embroiled in ICAC will take part in ratepayer-funded overseas trip.

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Graham Quirk confirmed as LNP Lord Mayoral candidate

Graham Quirk has been endorsed as the LNP's lord mayoral candidate for the 2016 election.

Kim Stephens Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has been confirmed as the LNP's Lord Mayoralty candidate for the 2016 local government election.

Graham Quirk wants to emerge from Campbell Newman's shadow

Graham Quirk is putting his hand up for another term as Lord Mayor.

Kim Stephens Lord Mayor focuses on economy for another term in city's top job.

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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.

Graham Quirk welcomes rates decision

Lord Mayor hails move to protect 20 councils from $2b rates refund.

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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Graham Quirk pressed on carbon tax reprieve

Brisbane City Hall.

Kim Stephens Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has refused to say whether the council would reverse a rates hike blamed on the carbon tax should the tax be repealed.

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Story Bridge available to rent

Brisbane's Story Bridge will be closed up to four times a year for major events.

The Story Bridge will be closed and rented out up to four times a year under a Queensland Government and Brisbane City Council plan to host major events.

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RiverWalk budget could blow out another $20 million

A good crowd was in attendance at the opening of the walk.

Natalie Bochenski Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has rejected claims the rebuilt RiverWalk will cost Brisbane ratepayers an extra $20 million.  

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Detour trucks around Mater Hospital to save lives: scientist

Mater Hospital scientist Sagie Pillai.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council and state government planning authorities will have blood on their hands if quick steps are not taken to remove heavy vehicles from Stanley Street near the Mater Hospital, a...

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Cyclists blast council over magpie advice

A cyclist is swooped by a magpie.

Eveline Fielding Queensland's peak cycling body has criticised Brisbane City Council's advice for dealing with swooping magpies, saying it could be more dangerous than the birds themselves.

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Riverwalk opening under threat

A contractual dispute threatens to derail the reopening of Brisbane's Riverwalk this Sunday.

Kim Stephens UPDATE: Riverwalk remains on track to reopen on Sunday, Acting Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said on Wednesday.

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Council warned of Annerley Road bike danger zone before fatal crash

The scene of a fatal crash between a cyclist and a truck at the corner of Stanley Street and Annerley Road in South Brisbane.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has been warned numerous times about a cycling danger zone where a rider died on Thursday morning.

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Brisbane City Council to promote pride festival on city's buses

Kim Stephens For the first time in the 24 year history of Brisbane's annual gay pride festival, Brisbane City Council will this year advertise it on 50 of the city's buses.

Legacy to get $100,000 a year from tunnel

The western portal to the Legacy Way tunnel in Toowong.

Tony Moore One cent will be donated to charity for every trip made on Legacy Way tunnel.

Trade missions aren't holidays: mayors

South East Queensland's mayors say overseas trips are important to drum up business for the region.

Kim Stephens International trips are vital to region's growth, say mayors.

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