Press Releases

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

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Lord Mayor's Business Awards nominations closing soon

Nominations for the 2016 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards close on 22 July and anyone considering nominating is urged to throw their hat in the ring before it’s too late.

Enterprising Brisbane startups awarded funding through Lord Mayor’s Budding Entrepreneurs Program

Fifteen Brisbane startups across a range of industries have been awarded funding grants towards professional development in the latest round of the Lord Mayor’s Budding Entrepreneurs Program.

China is Brisbane's number one overseas visitor market

China has become Brisbane’s most important international visitor market for the first time, according to Tourism Australia’s latest International Visitor Survey out today.

International students become friends of Brisbane

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will today extend the hand of friendship to about 500 international students studying in Brisbane.

Brisbane startups pitch their ideas to Visiting Entrepreneur from Silicon Valley

San Francisco-based entrepreneur Tristan Pollock has arrived in Brisbane to share his extensive knowledge of the startup industry and is looking for local, globally scalable business ideas to invest in.

Brisbane is cooking up a perfect storm for Regional Flavours

Winter in Brisbane never tasted so good with a who's who of kitchen talent descending on South Bank Parklands for the eighth annual Regional Flavours presented by The Courier-Mail on July 16 and 17.

2016 Brisbane international student ambassadors named

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today announced the 2016 Brisbane International Student Ambassadors.

Brisbane Marketing appoints General Manager, Business Innovation, Skills & Trade Development

Brisbane Marketing is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Blauensteiner as its new General Manager, Business Innovation, Skills & Trade Development.

Brisbane's record tourism boost with best to come

Brisbane has led the way in Queensland for record growth in international tourism.

Lord Mayor announces innovation and job creation hub

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has announced the Queen St Mall location of Brisbane’s $5 million innovation hub, The Capital, which will create hundreds of new jobs of the future and help grow Brisbane’s booming startup community.