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About

Councillor Vicki Howard

Councillor Vicki Howard

Cr Vicki Howard is proud to represent Brisbane’s vibrant inner northern suburbs in Brisbane City Council.

A long standing resident of New Farm,  Vicki was first elected in 2012 and re-elected in 2016.   Vicki’s passion for Brisbane’s inner city drives her to ensure Central Ward receives strong and effective representation that delivers results. (more…)

Central Ward

Central Ward

Following the 2015 redistribution Central Ward includes the Brisbane Central Business District as well as the historic inner northern suburbs of Bowen Hills, Fortitude Valley, Herston, New Farm, Newstead, Spring Hill and Teneriffe.

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2016 Mobile Office Schedule

2016 Mobile Office Schedule

If you are unable to speak to Vicki during the week you can always drop by one of her regular mobile offices.  Vicki’s mobile offices are held on the first and second Saturday of each month and no appointment is necessary. (more…)

2016-2020 Central Ward Plan

2016-2020 Central Ward Plan

Central Ward is a great place to live, work and relax – we’re heading in the right direction, and it hasn’t happened by accident. By focussing less on politics and more on delivering for Brisbane’s vibrant inner northern villages, Vicki’s hard work is seeing positive results. (more…)

Facebook

Facebook

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Twitter

Twitter

Twitter is just one of the ways you can keep up to date with Vicki. (more…)

Instagram

Instagram

Follow Vicki on Instagram and don’t forget to tag your favourite pictures of #CentralWard (more…)

LinkedIn

LinkedIn

Connect with other local small businesses in Central Ward via Vicki’s LinkedIn  (more…)

Maiden Speech

Maiden Speech

Madam Chairman in the spirit of true national indigenous reconciliation, I acknowledge the elders past and present on whose land we gather tonight.

I feel extremely privileged to stand before the Chamber today to deliver my first speech as the new Councillor for Central Ward – truly the heart and soul of our great New World City. (more…)

Thank You

Thank You

I would to extend my heartfelt thanks to the wonderful residents of Central Ward for giving me the honour of being their representative in City Hall for the next four years.

As I said when I was first elected, I will work tirelessly each and every day to make our community even better.

I’m excited about the opportunities before us and I won’t let you down. (more…)

Council

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is committed to making Brisbane a better place to live, work and invest in.

Appointed Brisbane’s 16th Lord Mayor in April 2011,  Graham Quirk was elected as Lord Mayor in 2012 and re-elected in 2016.  (more…)

Cr Adrian Schrinner – Deputy Mayor

Cr Adrian Schrinner – Deputy Mayor

Deputy Mayor Cr Adrian Schrinner also serves as Chairman of Public and Active Transport Committee which is overseeing the critical Brisbane Subway Metro project. (more…)

Cr Angela Owen – Chairman of Council

Cr Angela Owen – Chairman of Council

Councillor Angela Owen has served as Chairman of Council (Presiding Officer) since 2015. Councillor Owen is well known for her strong support for Brisbane’s multicultural groups and enthusiastically promotes our economic prospects through Sister City agreements and international opportunities. (more…)

Cr Amanda Cooper – Chairman of Infrastructure Committee

Cr Amanda Cooper – Chairman of Infrastructure Committee

Cr Amanda Cooper was appointed to the senior role of Chairman of Infrastructure Committee following the 2016 elections.  A member of Civic Cabinet since 2008, Cr Cooper served two terms as Chairman of the Neighbourhood Planning and Development Assessment Committee.  (more…)

Cr Julian Simmonds – Chairman of City Planning Committee

Cr Julian Simmonds – Chairman of City Planning Committee

Cr Julian Simmonds has been Chairman of City Planning committee since March 2016.  In this role Cr Simmonds will plan for the sustainable development of Brisbane to ensure economic prosperity, a healthy ecology and ensuring a quality of life where Brisbane residents will want to live and work. (more…)

Cr David McLachlan – Chairman of Environment, Parks and Sustainability Committee

Cr David McLachlan – Chairman of Environment, Parks and Sustainability Committee

Cr David McLachlan is Chairman of the Environment, Parks and Sustainability Committee which is responsible for the protection and enhancement of Brisbane’s environment including the Brisbane River, waterways, biodiversity, air quality and natural areas. (more…)

Cr Peter Matic – Chairman of Field Services Committee

Cr Peter Matic – Chairman of Field Services Committee

Cr Peter Matic holds the office of Chairman, Field Services Committee and is responsible for the provision a wide range of Council services, including waste management and asset maintenance including road resurfacing.  (more…)

Cr Krista Adams – Chairman of Finance and Economic Development Committee

Cr Krista Adams – Chairman of Finance and Economic Development Committee

Cr Krista Adams was appointed Chairman of Finance and Economic Development Committee in March 2016 following her re-election to Council in Holland Park Ward.
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Cr Matthew Bourke – Chairman of Lifestyle and Community Services Committee

Cr Matthew Bourke – Chairman of Lifestyle and Community Services Committee

Cr Bourke was appointed Chairman of the Lifestyle and Community Services Committee in 2016. As Chairman, Cr Bourke works closely with Brisbane’s wonderful community groups to make our city an even better place to live.  (more…)

Brisbane City Council

Brisbane City Council

In 1924, the Queensland State Parliament passed the City of Brisbane Act to set up a single government in Brisbane. Before this, the Brisbane area had been divided up into 20 local authorities and joint boards. (more…)

Civic Cabinet

Civic Cabinet

At its highest level, Civic Cabinet sets the strategic direction for Brisbane as a city and Council as an organisation.  Civic Cabinet includes the Lord Mayor,  Deputy Mayor as well as five other elected representatives.   (more…)

Links

Trevor Evans MP – Federal Member for Brisbane

Trevor Evans MP – Federal Member for Brisbane

Trevor Evans is the Federal Member for Brisbane and represents all suburbs located within Central Ward.   As one of the youngest MPs currently in the House of Representatives, Trevor is passionate about promoting the community and lifestyle of Brisbane’s inner northern suburbs.
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TRANSLink – 13 12 30

TRANSLink – 13 12 30

Getting around Central Ward is easy – but if travelling outside of Brisbane’s CBD – it may be handy to plan ahead. (more…)

What’s On Brisbane

What’s On Brisbane

Discover what’s on in Brisbane including events, festivals and entertainment. Explore everything Brisbane has to offer as a creative, vibrant city. (more…)

Valley Chamber of Commerce

Valley Chamber of Commerce

Since its inception in 1985, the Valley Chamber of Commerce has played a leading role in representing the needs of local business operators. The Chamber is committed to ensuring Fortitude Valley and surrounding districts remain the premier non-CBD business district in Queensland.   (more…)

Emergency 000

Emergency 000

Important contact information for emergency situations.  (more…)

Crimestoppers

Crimestoppers

Anyone with information which could assist solving a crime should call Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or report it online at crimestoppers.com.au – 24hrs a day. (more…)

Our Nightlife Queensland

Our Nightlife Queensland

Our Nightlife Queensland represents people from across the state who rely on licensed venues and associated industries for their livelihood. (more…)

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