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Bus Union continues to butt heads with Council


Tensions remain high between Rail Tram Bus Union and Brisbane City Council following the Union’s industrial action last Friday.

Approximately 600 bus drivers went on strike between 2:00 and 6:00pm to protest security, wage, and rostering conditions.  304 more words


Greens Councillor Jonathan Sri calls for safer cycling


Concern that cyclists lives are being put in danger on a busy CBD route has prompted one Brisbane councillor to start his own campaign. 314 more words


BrisAsia Festival 2017 | Live @ the Pod

Engage Arts presented Live @ the Pod, a program of community focused events and temporary art activations for Brisbane City Council’s annual BrisAsia Festival. The program was held at The Pod in Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley from 27 January to 19 February 2017. 464 more words


Community outraged after Brisbane City Council approves a 47-storey development near Customs House

By Daniele Antonaglia.

Brisbane’s iconic Customs House and a historic fig tree on site are at risk, after the Brisbane City Council approved a 47-storey development next to the heritage listed Customs House precinct, without consulting the community. 524 more words


A very Brisbane Christmas

Christmas in Brisbane is a far cry from the snow and log-fires images of the northern hemisphere that we are constantly bombarded with at this time of year.  277 more words

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