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Bushland and Waterways

4000 hectares of bushland creating a sustainable BNE
05 April, 2018 Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has announced today that a record 400 hectares of native bushland has been purchased by Council over the past two years, bringing the total land acquired under the city’s Bushland Acquisition program to 4,000 hectares. Cr Quirk said that Council’s Bushland Acquis... Read more
Lone Pine Koala Research Centre one step closer!
12 October, 2017 Exciting news with Council approving development plans for our new world-class koala research centre! The research centre will be delivered in partnership with Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary at Fig Tree Pocket, and will be an opportunity for scientists involved in conservation to learn more about disease... Read more
Preparations underway for 2015 bushfire season
11 August, 2015 Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is urging residents to prepare their homes ahead of the 2015 bushfire season, with Council completing a serious of hazard-reduction burns to protect Brisbane homes and bushland areas. Cr Quirk said a number of planned burns, including one in Kuraby today, aimed to reduce ... Read more
22 July, 2014 Earthworks are well underway for the regeneration of Legacy Way’s Toowong worksite into a four hectare expansion of the neighbouring Gardens. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said co... Read more
29 October, 2013 Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is ensuring Brisbane is ready for summer storm season investing in major stormwater infrastructure and maintenance projects across the city. The Lord Mayor said investment in stormwater drainage projects helped to reduce th... Read more
02 May, 2013 Lord Mayor announces new ‘weed-fighting’ assistance program Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is lending a hand to individuals and groups helping to restore and repair Brisbane’s bushland areas, today announcing the successful recipients ... Read more
29 October, 2012 Lord Mayor Graham Quirk’s vision for a clean and green city continues to grow, with 50 per cent of Brisbane’s residential footpaths and cycle ways to be shaded by trees under a new environment initiative. Acting Lord Mayor Adrian Schri... Read more
06 February, 2012 Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today planted the milestone two millionth tree in Council’s 2 Million Trees Program, delivering his commitment a month ahead of schedule. The Lord Mayor said Council had invested about $27 million in the green initiat... Read more
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