Where can I vote? Do I number every box? What you need to know about the Brisbane City Council election

Whether this is your first time voting, or there's something you've never understood about how it all works, we're here to give you the answers.
THEAGE.COM.AU Feb 29

The decision to pave Brisbane's civic space is still being debated 15 years later

King George Square was paved in 2009 - a decision backed by both major parties - but it has again become an issue ahead of the Brisbane City...
THEAGE.COM.AU Feb 26

Major shake-up to flood zone development if Greens win power

All new developments would be banned in Brisbane’s most flood-prone areas as part of the Greens’ overhaul if the party is voted into power in the...
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Feb 25

Greens want to ban cars in more traffic lanes to give buses a clear run

Ahead of the Brisbane City Council election, the Greens have vowed to create bus lanes on three of Brisbane busiest roads. Labor and the LNP are...
THEAGE.COM.AU Feb 23

‘I’m not racist’: Ex-LNP candidate denies racial post, abusing Morcombes

A Brisbane City Council election candidate disendorsed over not disclosing past comments, denies attacking the Morcombe family and separately...
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Feb 21

Brisbane City Council has 3000 CCTV cameras. Labor wants more

A Labor-run council would deploy mobile CCTV cameras to the suburbs and improve lighting as part of a $10 million community safety pledge.
THEAGE.COM.AU Feb 15

Wife of dead Cross River Rail worker protests for change

The wife of a Cross River Rail worker who the CFMEU claims died from heat stress has expressed her sadness at the lack of action taken on workplace...
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Feb 15

Metro launch under threat amid state, council funding stalemate

The standoff between the council and Transport Minister over the funding split for Brisbane’s bus network has fired up, after last week’s meeting...
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Feb 4

Lord Mayor’s pledge to overhaul city’s traffic light network

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is vowing to bust Brisbane’s chronic congestion with a major upgrade of traffic lights if his administration wins next...
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Feb 3

Bowlo blow-up: Blue-chip suburb’s fight to stop mega childcare

Thirteen residents of a sought-after inner-Brisbane suburb are fighting the council in court in a bid to block an approved mega childcare centre on...
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Feb 3

Health horror: Thick mould spreads above hospital beds

Dangerous thick black mould has been spreading in a major public hospital where elderly patients have been battling infections including pneumonia.
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Feb 2

‘Should be worried’: Schrinner’s warning over ‘desperate’ Greens-Labor coalition

Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is “deeply concerned” about a desperate coalition between the Greens and Labor ahead of the March 16 council...
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Jan 29

Third man charged after people injured in city shooting

Another person has been charged with a string of offences after three people were injured in a targeted shooting in Brisbane city, police say.
THEWEST.COM.AU Jan 29

Arrests made over Brisbane City shooting

Aerial footage of a suspect arrested and charged with attempted murder, over a Brisbane City shooting on January 27.
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Jan 28

‘Let’s do it together’: Paul Murray calls on all Australians to move past Invasion Day debate

On tonight’s episode of Paul Murray Live, Sky News host Paul Murray discusses Australia Day, Darwin fireworks, Australians of the Year, Labor, and...
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Jan 28

Woman shot dead, three others with suspected gunshot wounds

A woman is dead and three people injured with gunshot wounds, with police yet to determine whether the incidents are related.
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Jan 27

Council collects $30m in fines in one year

Brisbane City Council collected $30m in fines in the past financial year.
THEAGE.COM.AU Jan 16

Heritage listing creating havoc for major Brisbane City upgrade

A severe shortage of the distinctive pavement stones used on a stretch of Brisbane’s beloved Riverwalk in the “golden triangle”, has been used to...
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Jan 16

Named: The Brisbane street raking in $1m in parking fines

Brisbane residents forked out more than $30 million in fines for parking illegally or not paying meters over the past year, with one street...
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Jan 15

CBD projects in doubt after Riverside Centre granted heritage protection

A major project has been put on hold and Brisbane City Council has taken legal action claiming the heritage listing will cost developers and...
THEAGE.COM.AU Jan 12

Burst water main creates havoc in city as brown water gushes in CBD

Brown stormwater floods Brisbane City streets.
THEAGE.COM.AU Jan 12

Prank turns Brisbane fountain into bubble bath … again

Pranksters who turned a fountain in Brisbane’s CBD into a bubble bath have been reported to police.
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Jan 10

Hit hard: Where Lord Mayor’s $400m budget cuts are being felt

Already burnt-out Brisbane City Council staff fear the community will suffer as the Lord Mayor’s $400m budget cuts announced late last year hits...
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Jan 8

Hour-long delays as Cross River Rail works cause train mayhem

As commuters headed back to work for the new year on Monday, travellers have begun to experience major delays due to Brisbane track works and...
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Jan 8

‘Stupid, arrogant, insensitive’: high-rise project blasted

A renowned construction company is under the gun of the Brisbane City Council for its controversial $1.75bn development project proposal in Teneriffe.
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Jan 4

Brisbane CBD building evacuated after fire breaks out

Occupants of a building on Margaret Street in Brisbane’s CBD have been evacuated after a fire broke out in a section of the building.
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Jan 1

In pictures: Brisbane New Year’s Eve festivities

Partygoers of all ages were out in force along Brisbane’s South Bank precinct, as they made the most of the final hours of 2023.
COURIERMAIL.COM.AU Dec 31, 2023
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