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

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Free festive events saw visitors flock to Brisbane

Brisbane’s cracker of a Christmas program saw hundreds of thousands of visitors flocking to the CBD, to witness a suite of nearly 150 free festive events.

Funding to help Brisbane startups compete globally

The Lord Mayor’s Global Entrepreneur Program, run by Brisbane Marketing’s Digital Brisbane team, offers businesses up to $5000 towards accessing professional programs aimed to help them enter new markets and scale their business.

2017 Lord Mayor's Business Awards finalists announced

An acclaimed jeweller, a podiatrist who named her footwear line after her dog, a leading roboticist, the co-founder of a bedding and homewares chain and an insurance industry entrepreneur are contenders for the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Business Award for Business Person of the Year.

New high for trampoline entrepreneur named Business Person of the Year

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk tonight announced a young Brisbane entrepreneur who founded Australia’s leading trampoline manufacturer at the age of 19 as the Channel 7 Business Person of the Year.

Startups set to soar at new Brisbane innovation hub

Brisbane’s newest home for innovation, The Capital, was officially launched, opening its doors to up to 200 Brisbane startups.

Brisbane landmarks have “just passed go” on new edition of Monopoly

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has unveiled the Brisbane landmarks that have landed themselves prime positions on the official Brisbane Monopoly Board.

Lord Mayor's Business Awards finalists announced

A competitive field of Brisbane’s best and most dynamic businesses has been unveiled by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today as the finalists for the 11th Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.

Panasonic Wild Knights, Brisbane Lord Mayor kick off Japan launch of Brisbane Global Rugby Tens

Japan Top League side Panasonic Wild Knights today joined Graham Quirk, the Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Australia at the Japan launch of the Brisbane Global Rugby Tens.

Brisbane’s international students seek out sand, sun and fun ahead of summer months

Brisbane’s International Student Ambassadors, along with a handful of Queensland’s social media stars, have spent a day soaking up the sun on Moreton Island.

Brisbane’s CBD restaurants dish up Brisbane’s best

Brisbane’s dining scene is hot right now and diners can pick up a copy of dish – Brisbane City’s foremost eating and drinking guide.