Press Releases

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

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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.

Lord Mayor receives Brisbane's economic action plan

A committee tasked with shaping the city’s economic development strategy for the next seven years has today handed down its report which outlines more than 100 recommendations.

Business awards celebrating 10 year milestone

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has launched the 10th annual Lord Mayor’s Business Awards, with nominations now open.

Digital Brisbane shaping the digital ecomony

Brisbane is moving boldly and rapidly into the digital age with the announcement of an Australian-first Chair in Digital Economy.

Brisbane's ANZAC secrets uncovered in new tour

Brisbane’s fascinating ANZAC heritage is being revealed to the public, with a new walking tour launched today, commemorating 100 years since the Landing on Gallipoli.