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Brisbane City Centre Vitality Report 2018 Launched.

On Friday 19 October the City Centre Vitality Report was launched. Looking at the health of inner Brisbane across six ...
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Turn it Up! Event on Brisbane’s Music Economy – Summary

Read here for the summary of this great discussion on what policies and tactics are needed for Brisbane's live music ...
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Brisbane Sound – Listen to the playlist curated by Nightlife Music.

In anticipation of the 17 September event Turn it Up! about Brisbane's unique live music economy and heritage we've put ...
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Lord Mayor’s State of the City Address event summary

Read the comprehensive State of the City Address Summary 26.6.18 here ...
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Brisbane Times Article – The BT/ Committee for Brisbane Survey Results

Read the article here for your responses to Brisbane's Liveability survey ...
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Talking the Walk event- Brisbane Times Article 24 May 2018

Brisbane is an ugly and hot city to walk in. Read how we might become Australia's "Walking City" here ...
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Talking the Walk – survey results, related articles & event summary to read now.

On 23 May the BDA breakfast event Talking the Walk debated greater Brisbane's walkability and quality of pedestrian experience. Read the ...
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The Future IS Suburbia – event summary.

After the one day international conference held on 18 April it is clearly evident that the future planning and success ...
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Read BDA’s submission to the Brisbane City Council’s 2018 Transport Plan

View the submission via our Policy page or download the document here. BDA Submission re BCC Transport Plan 280318_final ...
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What if Everything you thought you knew about urbanisation in Australia was wrong?

Australia is one of the most urbanised countries in the world. Ross Elliott's article prompts you to rethink what the ...
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Brisbane Open House

BDA The Committee for Brisbane is a proud Founding Partner of Brisbane Open House, the annual festival held every October celebrating the built environment of greater Brisbane.

The BDA is the Speaker Series event partner and our Brisbane Open House Committee works hard to present events that will challenge your experience of Brisbane’s built environment.

Save the Date
Brisbane Open House weekend, 13 – 14 October 2018

Would you like to experience being a volunteer for a short shift at this festival of the built environment? Visit


Gavan Ranger

Strategic Director, Arkhefield

Christina Cho

Director, Cox Architecure

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Director, Ellivo

Ray Pini

Partner, PDT Architects

Shy Tay

Director, Arkhefield

Annie MacNaughton

Executive Director, BDA, The Committee for Brisbane


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