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GOLD enhances life for socially isolated


The Growing Older and Living Danger (GOLD) initiative of the Brisbane City Council offers health and wellbeing activities to residents over 50.

The program began in 1997 and has proven popular with more than 30,000 people participating in the 2405 classes that were run in the 2015-2016 financial year. 624 more words


Councillor questions accuracy of BCC homelessness statistics


The Brisbane City Council (BCC) ‘Housing and homelessness’ page of their website has been a source of speculation over whether the statistics accurately portray the number of homeless and insecurely housed in central Brisbane. 701 more words


$40 million arterial road set to reduce travelling time for commuters.


(5km Arterial Road – Source: Courier Mail)

A whopping forty million dollars was spent on an arterial road that will help ease traffic congestion. 260 more words


Friday Night Laneways | World Science Festival Brisbane

Brisbane City Council selected Engage Arts to produce Friday Night Laneways in March 2016. The event was held at Fish Lane, South Brisbane as part of a citywide activation showcasing the links between science and art, through innovative and interactive public programming for the inaugural World Science Festival Brisbane. 336 more words


Refresh | Friday Night Laneways - Videos

Fancy a little post-Easter refresh of Friday Night Laneways? Thanks to Owen of Shortstack Productions, you can take a look at the videos (below) or follow the link the… 242 more words

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Brisbane: Big LNP Win Carries Messages For Springborg, Palaszczuk

A THUMPING WIN has seen Lord Mayor Graham Quirk easily re-elected in Australia’s largest municipal authority; whilst a swing of around 10% was expected after Quirk polled 68.5% four years ago, the LNP’s grip on council may yet tighten. 1,734 more words

The Brisbane City Council elections

There are local council elections across Queensland today. Here in Brisbane, we are voting for Mayor as well as the local councilors. According to reports the election will be tight – and I can vouch for the fact during the last fortnight we have been drowned by a tidal wave of polls, robot-calls, letter drops, emails and – wonder of wonders! 565 more words

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