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General Brisbane City Council Information

Developing a sustainable future for Brisbane

Brisbane City Council is partnering with Green Building Council Australia on the Green Communities project. The Green Communities project aims to develop a framework and a tool that assists in the assessment of communities against best practice sustainable benchmarks. The framework is a decision making process which focuses on incorporating economic, social and environmental sustainability […]

Help us shape the future of The Racecourse Precinct

Brisbane City Council is planning for the future development of the Racecourse Precinct, which includes the suburbs of Hamilton, Ascot and Hendra. As part of this neighbourhood planning process, Council is holding a drop-in workshop for people who live, work, and visit the Racecourse Precinct. Issues for discussion will include: the commercial enhancement of Racecourse […]

Bright Ideas Wanted

Do you have a bright idea that could help us plan the future of Brisbane? So far we’ve had over 950 conversations with members of the community who have told us their bright ideas. Now is the time for you to think big and share your bright idea for the future of Brisbane! There are […]

Tarragindi shared pathway now complete

Cycling to the CBD from Tarragindi just got easier, with the completion of stage two of the Tarragindi shared pathway. The new 2.6 Kilometre section of the shared pathway runs from Pope Street to Cracknell Road and connects with stage one section of the shared pathway, which runs from Pope Street to Canfield Road in […]

Affordable Housing Options for Brisbane Home Buyers and Renters

A scheme through Brisbane City Council that reduces infrastructure charges is giving developers the means to provide affordable housing options by passing their savings onto home buyers and renters. Brisbane City Council and the Commonwealth Government’s Housing Affordability Fund Infrastructure Charges Reduction Scheme slashes the cost of infrastructure charges to developers by up to 15 […]

Richlands Wacol Cultural Artwork Project – Get creative and involved

As part of the Neighbourhood Enhancement Program for Richlands Wacol, Brisbane City Council is working with well-known artist Gavan Fenelon to create a piece of community artwork for CJ Greenfield Park. With a theme of ‘cultural diversity’, the finished piece will reflect some of the diverse communities across Richlands Wacol and the surrounding suburbs. The […]

Easier access for the City Plan 2000

Council provides a range of services to the town planning and development industry, including maintaining and updating Brisbane’s City Plan 2000.  A number of professionals subscribe to the City Plan 2000, as they utilise this document daily in their work. Council is working to improve their service.  Various options to make the City Plan 2000 […]

Calling all artists for Richlands Wacol heritage project

Brisbane City Council is calling on artists to work with the Richlands Wacol community to create a community artwork for the C.J Greenfield Parklands on Freeman Road at Inala. Artists have until February 8 to submit their expression of interest. Neighbourhood Planning and Development Assessment Committee Chair Amanda Cooper said one artist would be chosen […]

Heritage Register Amendments

Council proposes to amend the Heritage Register. The Heritage Register is intended to preserve buildings and places of significant character or heritage value to Brisbane.

Wishing you a merry Christmas and a happy new year

City Planning would like to wish you a safe and festive Christmas and New Year.  In 2010 we look forward to sharing all the new developments about City Planning in the up and coming months.  The next City Planning Blog update will be on the 13 January 2010.