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BSB Now Doing Takeaways

BSB Now Doing Takeaways

‘Takeaways’ from conversations with BSB members sharing their insights, wisdom, tips and learnings during Covid-19 Jobkeeper Most have ...

Queen’s Wharf Creating Next Riverfront Public Space

Queen’s Wharf Creating Next Riverfront Public Space

The next section of Queen’s Wharf Brisbane is taking shape with 3200m2 of ‘The Landing’ now completed. The Landing ...

Reduce Energy Costs with Funding up to $20K

Reduce Energy Costs with Funding up to $20K

CitySmart, Brisbane City Council’s Sustainability Agency is working with small and medium size businesses to help them access and ...

Brisbane State High School, Executive Principals – Homeschooling & Beyond

Brisbane State High School, Executive Principals – Homeschooling & Beyond

Last week, Executive Principal Wade Haynes from Brisbane State High School discussed with our members how schools were tackling online ...

BSB Members Creating Protective Gear for Frontline Workers

BSB Members Creating Protective Gear for Frontline Workers

In response to COVID-19 BSB members Bailey Print Group, State Library of Queensland’s The Edge and Griffith University have begun

BSB Members – #Healthcare Heroes

BSB Members – #Healthcare Heroes

BSB is pleased to support the #healthcare heroes campaign.  The campaign focuses on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. This ...

Business South Bank Initiatives to Stay Connected

Business South Bank Initiatives to Stay Connected

Business South Bank is reaffirming its role of bringing the precinct business community together by implementing new initiatives. 1. ...

South Bank Parklands Update

South Bank Parklands Update

Specific changes to South Bank Parklands amenities and operations currently include: – All playgrounds, barbeques and swimming ...

Financial Relief for South Bank Corporation Retailers

Financial Relief for South Bank Corporation Retailers

South Bank Corporation is providing financial relief to its retailers as a measure to help support jobs and precinct businesses during ...

Arts Queensland Assistance for Arts Sector

Arts Queensland Assistance for Arts Sector

Arts Queensland is implementing a number of measures to support the arts sector through COVID-19. This includes funding boots, funding ...

Message from Janine Watson, CEO, Business South Bank

Dear BSB Members, The enormity of the current situation is well documented and will be challenging for all. As your business will be ...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Useful Links & Resources

To help ensure the safety and well-being of the precinct, businesses and staff throughout the emergence of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) ...

Preparatory Works Start on the New Performing Arts Venue

Preparatory Works Start on the New Performing Arts Venue

Preparatory works on Queensland’s New Performing Arts Venue has started with managing contractors Lendlease establishing a ...

New Appointments in the Precinct

Queensland College of Arts Griffith University  Professor Elisabeth Findlay has been appointed as the new Queensland College of ...

Neville Bonner Bridge: Site Establishment at South Bank

Neville Bonner Bridge: Site Establishment at South Bank

Work will soon commence at South Bank for construction of the new pedestrian bridge Neville Bonner Bridge that will connect South Bank ...

Lord Mayor Announces Free Bus Loop Service for South Bank Precinct

Lord Mayor Announces Free Bus Loop Service for South Bank Precinct

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announced this week at a Business South Bank (BSB) member function, that as part of the Brisbane Metro ...

New Chair Appointed to BSB Board

New Chair Appointed to BSB Board

John Barton has been appointed as Chair of Business South Bank, following Martin Betts stepping down from the role.  Martin was elected

City of Science to Take Over Cultural Precinct

City of Science to Take Over Cultural Precinct

Taking over the Cultural Precinct, City of Science, will wind all the way from Queensland Museum, along the Brisbane River and up to ...

Riverside Open Space Update

Riverside Open Space Update

Construction of the final stage of the Riverside Open Space project will start Friday 7 February. Located next to the rainforest green,

Sustainability in the Precinct: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Sustainability in the Precinct: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre continues to lead the way in sustainability with the installation of 764 solar panels ...

Design of New Hospital Ward Unveiled at Queensland Children’s Hospital

Design of New Hospital Ward Unveiled at Queensland Children’s Hospital

Queensland Children’s Hospital has unveiled the design of the new 29-bed ward. The brand-new ward was designed in close ...

New Year’s Eve South Bank

New Year’s Eve South Bank

New Year's Eve Fireworks at South Bank will include two sessions, one at 8.30 and another at midnight that will feature 10 minutes of ...

South Bank Corporation Master Plan Advisory Group

South Bank Corporation Master Plan Advisory Group

Expressions of interest are open for the Community and Future Leaders (Youth) Advisory Groups to held shape the Future of South Bank. 

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre’s Chef Named #Eatqld Champion

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre’s Chef Named #Eatqld Champion

Executive Chef David Pugh at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre has been selected as an #eatqld champion.

Brisbane Metro Update – Preliminary Works Begins 2020

Brisbane Metro Update – Preliminary Works Begins 2020

Preliminary works for Brisbane Metro will commence around the Cultural Centre in January 2020. The Council will examine a possible new ...

Griffith University 2020-2025 Strategic Plan

Griffith University 2020-2025 Strategic Plan

Griffith University has released its 2020-2025 Strategic Plan that outlines investments of more than a billion dollars to develop ...

Brisbane Marketing New Campaign

Brisbane Marketing New Campaign

Brisbane Marketing has launched its new campaign – Nothing’s Changed. Everything’s Different, a new integrated campaign designed ...

Have Your Say on the Future of South Bank

Have Your Say on the Future of South Bank

Public consultation for the Future South Bank Master Plan is now open. The Future South Bank Master Plan will build on what visitors ...

Have Your Say – Green Bridges Brisbane

Have Your Say – Green Bridges Brisbane

Brisbane City Council has proposed five new green bridge – two of these will connect to the West End Precinct:  1. Toowong to ...

West End State School Expansion

West End State School Expansion

The expansion of West End State School is officially underway with the first sod of Stage 1 completed last week. Stage 1 which is ...

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane Update

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane Update

Destination Brisbane Consortium has awarded preferred contractor status to Fitzgerald Constructions Australia for the construction of ...

BSB Members Awarded at 2019 World Travel Awards

Congratulations to BSB members Emporium Hotel South Bank and Flight Centre Travel Group for their awards at the 2019 World Travel ...

Brisbane Festival 2020

Brisbane Festival 2020

Last night, at a Business South Bank event, new Brisbane Festival Artistic Director, Louise Bezzina announced that the festival hub ...

Celebrate Melbourne Cup at South Bank

Celebrate Melbourne Cup at South Bank

The Greek Club Join The Greek Club at Nostimo Restaurant with a Nostimo Banquet, 3 hour beverage package and big screens for all to ...

Queensland Theatre Announces New Artistic Director

Queensland Theatre Announces New Artistic Director

Today Queensland Theatre has announced that Lee Lewis will be appointed as the new Artistic Director for the Company. Lee is the ...

Sunsuper Riverfire Road Closures & Vantage Points

Sunsuper Riverfire Road Closures & Vantage Points

Sunsuper Riverfire returns Saturday 28 September to mark the end of Brisbane Festival 2019. Close to half a million people will ...

Queensland Ballet Season 2020

Queensland Ballet Season 2020

Queensland Ballet has released their 2020 season, which will celebrate their 60th Anniversary with a program that reflects on the past ...

Red Cross Blood Donation in South Bank Precinct

Red Cross Blood Donation in South Bank Precinct

The Mobile Donor Centre is visiting South Bank on 30 September and 1 October at The Gallery of  Modern Art on Stanley Place and 14 ...

Focused Marketing – QLD Bushfire Donations

Focused Marketing – QLD Bushfire Donations

Join BSB member Focused Marketing to help start a collection of goods to give to those who have been impacted by the bushfires. If you ...

South Bank Upcoming Festivals

South Bank Upcoming Festivals

Brisbane Festival 2019 Brisbane Festival returns to South Bank with a packed program from 5 – 28 September. The program ...

Riverfire 2019

Riverfire 2019

Australian Catering Services : Hop on board the MICAT marketta for a cruise up the Brisbane river with great music, food and ...

Queensland Ballet Begins Construction 

Queensland Ballet Begins Construction 

The redevelopment and expansion of Queensland Ballet’s Thomas Dixon Centre is officially underway, with the first sod turned at a

Opera Queensland Season 2020

Opera Queensland Season 2020

Opera Queensland has released their 2020 season. Celebrating Queensland’s incredible local talent and international superstars ...

The Connection: Jimmy Patch

Tell us about your business/organisation? We are a multidisciplinary creative agency. Focusing most on visual communications, we tell ...

Celebrate Riverfire at South Bank

Celebrate Riverfire at South Bank

Celebrate Riverfire Saturday 28 September at South Bank.

Queensland Children’s Hospital New Chief Executive

Queensland Children’s Hospital New Chief Executive

Queensland Children's Hospital has announced their new Chief Executive, Frank Tracey.

Queen’s Wharf Update

Queen’s Wharf Update

An 80-metre barge carrying a crane jib the height of the Wheel of Brisbane will be located on the river between South Bank Parklands ...

Night Noodle Markets 2019

Night Noodle Markets 2019

As part of Good Food Month, the Night Noodle Market returns to South Bank until August 4. The Asian Hawker food festival will be packed

BSB Members Awarded in Courier-Mail Food Awards 2019

BSB Members Awarded in Courier-Mail Food Awards 2019

Emporium Hotel South Bank and Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre has been acknowledged in Courier-Mail’s Food Awards ...

South Bank Ferry Terminal Upgrade

South Bank Ferry Terminal Upgrade

South Bank Ferry Terminal 3 will be closed for 2 weeks due to maintenance works. The CityHopper will not stop at terminal 3 – ...

Ride Free Media Launches Revolutionary New Platform

Ride Free Media Launches Revolutionary New Platform

Ride Free Media alongside Vivo Group have launched Wrappt – a platform enabling people to produce professional-standard content ...

Brisbane Festival Program 2019

Brisbane Festival Program 2019

Brisbane Festival has released their program for 2019, which will include over 500 performances of 84 shows and involving more than ...

South Brisbane’s Fish Lane Wins International Award

South Brisbane’s Fish Lane Wins International Award

Aria in Partnership with Brisbane City Council has announced that Fish Lane has won the Award for Excellence at the Urban Land ...

Brisbane Metro Project Possible Changes

Brisbane Metro Project Possible Changes

It was announced yesterday that there may be changes to the Brisbane Metro Project and in particular changes to the proposed Cultural ...

Griffith Alumni Sell Show to Disney

Griffith Alumni Sell Show to Disney

Griffith University Film School alumni are going global with their hit TV show Bluey set to screen internationally on Disney Junior and

Le Festival 2019

Le Festival 2019

Le Festival returns to South Bank next week Friday 5 – Sunday 7 July. Enjoy the very best of French culture with French-inspired ...

Showcase 2019

Showcase 2019

Last night BSB precinct colleagues attended BSB’s biggest networking event of the year Showcase 2019, where we officially ...

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane – First Concrete Pour

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane – First Concrete Pour

After 15 months of excavation, Queen’s Wharf Brisbane has now begun with the first concrete pour. This is a significant occasion for ...

QPAC New Theatre Design Released

QPAC New Theatre Design Released

The concept design for the new theatre at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) was unveiled this week

BCEC Judged Australia’s Best

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) has taken out the industry’s top accolade for venues, winning the Meeting, ...

Celebrating 20 Years of Connections & Collaborations

Celebrating 20 Years of Connections & Collaborations

On the 28th of March Business South Bank was joined by special guests, out-going Lord Mayor Graham Quirk and The Hon. Jackie Trad, ...

BSB Acknowledges Lord Mayor Graham Quirk

BSB Acknowledges Lord Mayor Graham Quirk

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk announced he was stepping down yesterday after 8 years as Brisbane’s Lord Mayor. BSB would like to wish Lord ...

What Were You Doing 20 Years Ago? A 20 Year Perspective from our Event Sponsors 

What Were You Doing 20 Years Ago? A 20 Year Perspective from our Event Sponsors 

Paul Wilson, General Manager, Brisbane,TAFE Brisbane Queensland Founding Member  Q: What were you doing 20 years ago?  Had just shifted

Queensland Ballet Relocates During Redevelopment

Queensland Ballet Relocates During Redevelopment

Queensland Ballet will temporarily relocate to 34 Beesley Street West End until October 2020

South Brisbane Recognised as Key Global Precinct

South Brisbane Recognised as Key Global Precinct

South Brisbane recognised for its potential to elevate Brisbane's international reputation as a new world city.

Business South Bank Unveils 20-Year Vision for The Precinct

Business South Bank Unveils 20-Year Vision for The Precinct

BSB’s 20 year vision for the precinct has been met with much support and positivity by Brisbane tourism leaders, government and council