Press Releases

Read the latest media releases about Brisbane’s activities, growth and rising international profile.

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Lord Mayor launches new business awards

Micro and social enterprises are among the Brisbane businesses encouraged to nominate for the new-look 2019 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.

Australias biggest solar powered Christmas tree to shine bright

28 November 2018 Brisbane’s biggest Christmas tree will burst into a kaleidoscope of colour th...

Brisbane’s bright minds receive Lord Mayor grants

3 April 2019 Brisbane’s bright minds receive Lord Mayor grants Seven talented Brisbane resea...

Chariots of Fire producer David Puttnam to speak in Brisbane

British film-producing powerhouse Lord David Puttnam of Queensgate C.B.E touched down today in Brisbane ahead of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

Brisbane set for a cool Yule as massive Christmas program launched

Brisbane residents and visitors alike are set for a cracker of a ‘Brismas’ after Lord Mayor Graham Quirk launched the city’s massive festive program.

New collaboration to drive southern Brisbane precinct

Stakeholders from Upper Mt Gravatt and Eight Mile Plains have begun collaborating with the City of Brisbane to set out ambitions for the area to be one of the city’s Global Precincts.

New Seafood Festival to make a splash in Brisbane's CBD

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today launched Sea to the City, a new seafood event that will take over Eagle Street’s dining precinct on 7 October.

Nominations closing for Lord Mayor’s Business Awards

Brisbane businesses are being encouraged to put themselves forward for the 2018 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards before nominations close on 20 July.

Brisbane domestic visitor spending growth beats the nation

New figures from the National Visitor Survey show the growth in the amount domestic visitors spend in Brisbane is eclipsing that of Australia and Queensland.

Games walking tours have a British flavour

The Brisbane Greeters are getting into the spirit of the Commonwealth Games by launching special British-themed walking tours.