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Council’s Latest Economic Relief Package

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has today announced $5 million in fees, rents and charges will be waived for Brisbane businesses and community groups being heavily impacted by the spread of coronavirus.

Brisbanes Christmas jobs support hardest hit local entertainment industry

Brisbane’s Christmas calendar of events not only lit up local spirits, but also provided seasonal work for some of the industry’s hardest hit sectors.

Schrinner Council and Amazon join forces to create jobs

The Schrinner Council and Amazon have been working together closely to get products made by local businesses onto the online retailer’s Australian store and in front of a national audience.

Brisbane businesswomen urged to apply for inaugural Women in Business Grant

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has launched the first-ever Women in Business Grant, with $250,000...

CONFIDENCE RETURNING TO BRISBANES EVENTS INDUSTRY

Following a challenging year for Brisbane’s multi-million dollar events industry, the success of the recent annual ‘Brisbane Pop-Up’ indicated that confidence is returning to the events sector.

Former US presidential candidate and acclaimed Gold medallist to headline Brisbane’s 2021 Asia Pacific Cities Summit

Former United States presidential candidate Martin O’Malley and renowned Australian Paralympian Kurt Fearnley AO will be the headline acts at the Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) in Brisbane later this year.

NEW HUB ONE-STOP SHOP FOR BRISBANE BUISNESS

A new Brisbane Business Hub offering hundreds of courses and workshops has been launched in the CBD.

Brisbane scores 2021 The Ashes in rolling record of enviable major event wins

Brisbane’s major events calendar is on track to deliver a $65 million economic boost for the city, with more drawcard sporting events including The Ashes to round out the remainder of 2021.

Lord Mayor’s Business Awards nominations open

Today, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner called on Brisbane’s business community to submit their nomination for this year’s prestigious Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.

Budget boost for business events

Bringing business events back to Brisbane is the focus of a funding package announced by Brisbane Economic Development Agency (Brisbane EDA), with applications now open.