Press Releases

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

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Brisbane Marketing appoints Chief Operating Officer

Brisbane Marketing is pleased to announce the appointment of Brett Fraser as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Lord Mayor announces new innovation hub for CBD

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today announced a $5 million innovation hub for the CBD, which will offer unique support to Brisbane’s rapidly expanding startup community.

Welcome to Straddie program rolls out the red carpet

The red carpet will be rolled out for visitors to North Stradbroke Island with the first 18 participants graduating from the inaugural Welcome to North Stradbroke Island program today.

New Scenic Rim ambassadors to roll out red carpet

Twenty-two locals were today inducted as the region's first tourism ambassadors as part of the new Scenic Rim Welcomes the World program.

Christmas tree to light up night sky

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will officially kick off Christmas celebrations in the City with the annual lighting of the Christmas Tree in King George Square.

Winners Announced in 9th Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Cemetery of Splendour has won the ninth Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Feature Film, the region’s highest accolade in film, presented at Brisbane’s City Hall.

Lord Mayor unwraps a cracker of a Christmas

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will bring festive cheer to the CBD with the launch of The City’s free annual Christmas program, The Wonder of Christmas.

Large numbers at last International Student Friendship Ceremony for 2015

More than 600 students attended the 17th International Student Friendship Ceremony at The University of Queensland on Tuesday, October 20.

International visitors spend record amount in Brisbane

The number of international visitors to Brisbane has reached one million for the first time with expenditure reaching record highs, according to new tourism research released today.

Queen's Wharf Brisbane Project set to transform our New World City

Brisbane Marketing Chief Executive Officer John Aitken has congratulated Echo’s Destination Brisbane Consortium (DBC) on their successful proposal for the multi-billion dollar Queen’s Wharf Brisbane Project.