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Victoria Bridge goes 'green' in new plan for separated cycleway

Victoria Bridge goes 'green' in new plan for separated cycleway

The plan to convert one lane of Victoria Bridge into a two-way pedestrian and bike lane was a "massive win" for Brisbane cyclists, an interest group says.

  • by Lucy Stone

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Two Brisbane City councillors set to retire
Brisbane

Two Brisbane City councillors set to retire

Two of Brisbane’s longest-serving LNP councillors are set to retire ahead of the next Brisbane City Council election.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Brisbane deputy mayor's ward boundary could be up for consideration
Brisbane

Brisbane deputy mayor's ward boundary could be up for consideration

Some Brisbane residents could have to vote in a different ward at the next council election because of population levels.

  • by Ruth McCosker
This is the man who thinks he can take on Graham Quirk, and win
Brisbane

This is the man who thinks he can take on Graham Quirk, and win

Self-proclaimed underdog Rod Harding has never spent a day in the council chamber but wants Graham Quirk gone and some "new blood" in the council.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Rod Harding to run for Brisbane lord mayor, again
Brisbane

Rod Harding to run for Brisbane lord mayor, again

Labor has endorsed Rod Harding to run for the Brisbane mayoralty in the 2020 council election. Mr Harding says it's time for "new blood".

  • by Ruth McCosker
Brisbane City Council's travel expenses double to record level
Graham Quirk

Brisbane City Council's travel expenses double to record level

Brisbane councillors and employees overseas travel expenses soared to $185,000 in the past financial year with 30 trips taken.

  • by Ruth McCosker
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MP accuses councillors of lying over southside road closure
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MP accuses councillors of lying over southside road closure

Brisbane City Council’s decision to close a major road has been contradicted by a road operator which said the closure was the "least preferred option".

  • by Ruth McCosker
Brisbane City Council must not assess its own zip-line proposal: Labor
City life

Brisbane City Council must not assess its own zip-line proposal: Labor

Calls have been made for the development application Mt Coot-tha zip-line to be independently assessed amid concerns a fair assessment won’t happen.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Council to stop units, townhouses built on land suited to single homes
City life

Council to stop units, townhouses built on land suited to single homes

Brisbane City Council proposed a major amendment to the City Plan on Tuesday to stop townhouses and apartments being built in areas designed for single homes.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Council opposition refuses to vote on ‘suspect’ LNP decisions
Brisbane

Council opposition refuses to vote on ‘suspect’ LNP decisions

The committee chairman Amanda Cooper told opposition leader Peter Cumming he was paid to make decisions for the people of Brisbane after he abstained from a vote.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Council seeks urgent meeting with IT provider amid wage theft allegations
Wage fraud

Council seeks urgent meeting with IT provider amid wage theft allegations

Brisbane City Council is seeking an urgent meeting with Indian company HCL, which provides IT services to the council, after the Services Union alleged workers were overworked and underpaid.

  • by Ruth McCosker