Plan your Brisbane community events


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From February to April 2018, we were out and about at various locations to talk about the future of our growing city.

  • Monday 19 February – Homezone Windsor
  • Wednesday 21 February – Forest Lake Shopping Centre
  • Monday 26 February – Westfield Garden City Shopping Centre
  • Wednesday 28 February – Kenmore Plaza
  • Wednesday 28 February – Talk to a Planner, Brisbane City Hall
  • Monday 5 March – Westfield Chermside Shopping Centre
  • Wednesday 7 March – Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre
  • Saturday 10 March – New Farm Park
  • Monday 12 March – James Street, Fortitude Valley
  • Wednesday 14 March – Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Friday 16 March – Brisbane Garden and Plant Expo, Doomben Racecourse
  • Saturday 17 March – Brisbane Garden and Plant Expo, Doomben Racecourse
  • Monday 19 March – Union Complex, University of Queensland, St Lucia
  • Saturday 24 March – Memorial Park, Bulimba
  • Monday 26 March – Wynnum Esplanade
  • Saturday 31 March – Orleigh Park, West End
  • Saturday 31 March – Sandgate Aquatic Centre
  • Wednesday 4 April – Kelvin Grove Urban Village
  • Saturday 7 April – SILKS Festival, Racecourse Road, Hamilton
  • Sunday 8 April – Brisbane Street Art Festival, Fish Lane, South Brisbane
  • Sunday 8 April – Botanica Festival, City Botanical Gardens
  • Monday 9 April – Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Tuesday 10 April – Botanica Festival, City Botanical Gardens
  • Thursday 12 April – Botanica Festival, City Botanical Gardens
  • Saturday 14 April – Botanica Festival, City Botanical Gardens

Between October and December 2017, we started a citywide conversation with residents on what they loved about Brisbane at the following locations.

  • Saturday 30 September – Brisbane Riverfire, Southbank
  • Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October – Old Windmill, Spring Hill, Brisbane Open House
  • Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October – Walter Taylor Bridge, Indooroopilly, Brisbane Open House
  • Sunday 8 October - Mosaic Multicultural Festival, Roma Street Parklands
  • Wednesday 11 October - Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 October - Westfield Carindale
  • Saturday 14 October - Sandgate Sunset Run
  • Monday 16 October - Talk to a Planner, Mt Gravatt Bowls Club
  • Wednesday 18 October - Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 October - Westfield Chermside
  • Wednesday 25 October - Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Thursday 26 to Saturday 28 October - Westfield Garden City
  • Saturday 28 October - Kenmore Village Shopping Centre
  • Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 November - Indooroopilly Shopping Centre
  • Friday 3 November - Council of Mayors - Planning Event, Convention Centre, South Brisbane
  • Wednesday 8 November - Talk to a Planner, Brisbane City Hall
  • Thursday 9 and Friday 10 November - Mt Ommaney Shopping Centre
  • Saturday 11 November - Brookside Shopping Centre
  • Thursday 16 November - Wynnum Plaza
  • Friday 17 November - Bulimba Shopping Centre
  • Saturday 18 November - Nundah Central
  • Saturday 18 November - Moorooka Shopping Centre
  • Thursday 23 November - Sunnybank Plaza Shopping Centre
  • Friday 24 November - The Gap Village
  • Wednesday 29 November - Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Wednesday 29 November - Lord Mayor & Civic Cabinet Listens Forum - SunPAC Centre, Sunnybank
  • Thursday 30 November - Greenslopes Mall
  • Friday 1 December - Paddington Central Shopping Centre
  • Saturday 2 December - Sherwood Central Shopping Centre
  • Saturday 2 December - Rocklea Markets
  • Saturday 2 December - Sandgate Shopping Village
  • Saturday 2 December - The Gap - Walton Bridge Reserve
  • Wednesday 6 December - Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Thursday 7 December - Kenmore Village Shopping Centre
  • Friday 8 December - Southbank Markets
  • Saturday 9 December - Inala Plaza Shopping Centre
  • Saturday 9 December - Powerhouse Farmers Markets, New Farm
  • Tuesday 12 December - Albert Street Christmas Picnic, Brisbane City
  • Thursday 14 December - Riverside Gardens Night Christmas Markets, City Botanic Gardens


Citywide forum

The Plan your Brisbane Citywide Forum was held on Tuesday 6 March 2018 with residents from right across Brisbane participating.

The event was a great opportunity for Council and the community to work together and explore the different choices and trade-offs for Brisbane's future. Discussions and activities focused on the key themes of affordability, lifestyle, transport and greenspace.

The citywide forum included the following key speakers:

Prof Greg Clark, Professor of City Leadership at the University College of London, expert on new works Cities working with the OECD and Brookings Institution, and author of The short history of global cities.


Dy Currie, Chief Planner, City of Brisbane


A summary out outcomes can be found in the Plan your Brisbane Citywide engagement report.


Intergenerational forum

Residents of all ages and backgrounds from all over Brisbane participated in the Plan your Brisbane Intergenerational Forum on 22 November 2017.






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The forum included discussions about trends and challenges for our city featuring the below key speakers.

Prof Greg Clark, Professor of City Leadership at University College London, expert on New World Cities working with the OECD and Brookings Institution, and author of The short history of global cities (appeared via video link)


'City Doctor' Dr Katherine Loflin, award-winning placemaking expert and author of Place match


James Tuma, National Director of Design at Urbis and Member of the Australia and New Zealand Smart Cities Built Environment Taskforce



Kirsty Kelly, built environment expert and former CEO of the Planning Institute of Australia


Cat Matson, Brisbane City Chief Digital Officer






Pop up kiosks

From February to April 2018, we were out and about at various locations to talk about the future of our growing city.

  • Monday 19 February – Homezone Windsor
  • Wednesday 21 February – Forest Lake Shopping Centre
  • Monday 26 February – Westfield Garden City Shopping Centre
  • Wednesday 28 February – Kenmore Plaza
  • Wednesday 28 February – Talk to a Planner, Brisbane City Hall
  • Monday 5 March – Westfield Chermside Shopping Centre
  • Wednesday 7 March – Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre
  • Saturday 10 March – New Farm Park
  • Monday 12 March – James Street, Fortitude Valley
  • Wednesday 14 March – Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Friday 16 March – Brisbane Garden and Plant Expo, Doomben Racecourse
  • Saturday 17 March – Brisbane Garden and Plant Expo, Doomben Racecourse
  • Monday 19 March – Union Complex, University of Queensland, St Lucia
  • Saturday 24 March – Memorial Park, Bulimba
  • Monday 26 March – Wynnum Esplanade
  • Saturday 31 March – Orleigh Park, West End
  • Saturday 31 March – Sandgate Aquatic Centre
  • Wednesday 4 April – Kelvin Grove Urban Village
  • Saturday 7 April – SILKS Festival, Racecourse Road, Hamilton
  • Sunday 8 April – Brisbane Street Art Festival, Fish Lane, South Brisbane
  • Sunday 8 April – Botanica Festival, City Botanical Gardens
  • Monday 9 April – Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Tuesday 10 April – Botanica Festival, City Botanical Gardens
  • Thursday 12 April – Botanica Festival, City Botanical Gardens
  • Saturday 14 April – Botanica Festival, City Botanical Gardens

Between October and December 2017, we started a citywide conversation with residents on what they loved about Brisbane at the following locations.

  • Saturday 30 September – Brisbane Riverfire, Southbank
  • Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October – Old Windmill, Spring Hill, Brisbane Open House
  • Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October – Walter Taylor Bridge, Indooroopilly, Brisbane Open House
  • Sunday 8 October - Mosaic Multicultural Festival, Roma Street Parklands
  • Wednesday 11 October - Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 October - Westfield Carindale
  • Saturday 14 October - Sandgate Sunset Run
  • Monday 16 October - Talk to a Planner, Mt Gravatt Bowls Club
  • Wednesday 18 October - Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 October - Westfield Chermside
  • Wednesday 25 October - Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Thursday 26 to Saturday 28 October - Westfield Garden City
  • Saturday 28 October - Kenmore Village Shopping Centre
  • Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 November - Indooroopilly Shopping Centre
  • Friday 3 November - Council of Mayors - Planning Event, Convention Centre, South Brisbane
  • Wednesday 8 November - Talk to a Planner, Brisbane City Hall
  • Thursday 9 and Friday 10 November - Mt Ommaney Shopping Centre
  • Saturday 11 November - Brookside Shopping Centre
  • Thursday 16 November - Wynnum Plaza
  • Friday 17 November - Bulimba Shopping Centre
  • Saturday 18 November - Nundah Central
  • Saturday 18 November - Moorooka Shopping Centre
  • Thursday 23 November - Sunnybank Plaza Shopping Centre
  • Friday 24 November - The Gap Village
  • Wednesday 29 November - Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Wednesday 29 November - Lord Mayor & Civic Cabinet Listens Forum - SunPAC Centre, Sunnybank
  • Thursday 30 November - Greenslopes Mall
  • Friday 1 December - Paddington Central Shopping Centre
  • Saturday 2 December - Sherwood Central Shopping Centre
  • Saturday 2 December - Rocklea Markets
  • Saturday 2 December - Sandgate Shopping Village
  • Saturday 2 December - The Gap - Walton Bridge Reserve
  • Wednesday 6 December - Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City
  • Thursday 7 December - Kenmore Village Shopping Centre
  • Friday 8 December - Southbank Markets
  • Saturday 9 December - Inala Plaza Shopping Centre
  • Saturday 9 December - Powerhouse Farmers Markets, New Farm
  • Tuesday 12 December - Albert Street Christmas Picnic, Brisbane City
  • Thursday 14 December - Riverside Gardens Night Christmas Markets, City Botanic Gardens


Citywide forum

The Plan your Brisbane Citywide Forum was held on Tuesday 6 March 2018 with residents from right across Brisbane participating.

The event was a great opportunity for Council and the community to work together and explore the different choices and trade-offs for Brisbane's future. Discussions and activities focused on the key themes of affordability, lifestyle, transport and greenspace.

The citywide forum included the following key speakers:

Prof Greg Clark, Professor of City Leadership at the University College of London, expert on new works Cities working with the OECD and Brookings Institution, and author of The short history of global cities.


Dy Currie, Chief Planner, City of Brisbane


A summary out outcomes can be found in the Plan your Brisbane Citywide engagement report.


Intergenerational forum

Residents of all ages and backgrounds from all over Brisbane participated in the Plan your Brisbane Intergenerational Forum on 22 November 2017.






View more photos


The forum included discussions about trends and challenges for our city featuring the below key speakers.

Prof Greg Clark, Professor of City Leadership at University College London, expert on New World Cities working with the OECD and Brookings Institution, and author of The short history of global cities (appeared via video link)


'City Doctor' Dr Katherine Loflin, award-winning placemaking expert and author of Place match


James Tuma, National Director of Design at Urbis and Member of the Australia and New Zealand Smart Cities Built Environment Taskforce



Kirsty Kelly, built environment expert and former CEO of the Planning Institute of Australia


Cat Matson, Brisbane City Chief Digital Officer