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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

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

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

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 ...

Li Cunxin – Queen’s Birthday Honour List

Li Cunxin – Queen’s Birthday Honour List

Congratulations to Li Cunxin, Artistic Director of Queensland Ballet who has been named an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in ...

Hub4101 & Griffith University Collaboration – Changer Studios

Hub4101 & Griffith University Collaboration – Changer Studios

The last company to feature in hub4101 and Griffith Universities collaboration project is Changer Studios.  The video focuses on ...

Waste Levy – Everything You Need To Know

Waste Levy – Everything You Need To Know

The Queensland Government will reintroduce a waste levy from 1 July 2019. This tax is applied on all waste sent to landfill with some ...

Edge Early Learning Centre: South Brisbane Centre Opening Soon

Edge Early Learning Centre: South Brisbane Centre Opening Soon

Edge Early Learning South Brisbane Childcare and Kindergarten will be a purpose-built child care centre opening mid-2019.

Hub4101 & Griffith University Collaboration

Hub4101 & Griffith University Collaboration

As part of the Hub4101 & Griffith University collaboration, students produced a video for Designworks 'How Designworks Reflect Culture ...

Queensland Ballet Events

Queensland Ballet Events

Join Queensland Ballet as they open the doors of their temporary studios at 34 Beesley Street, West End on Friday 24 May, 4.30–6.30pm.

Aria Wins Award for Three Consecutive Years

Aria Wins Award for Three Consecutive Years

Aria has been awarded ‘Best High Density Development in Australia for 2019’ at the national UDIA Awards for Oxley + ...

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

Hub4101 & Griffith University Collaboration: QPAC

Hub4101 & Griffith University Collaboration: QPAC

Watch QPAC‘s video ‘Embedding Early Childhood Education at QPAC‘ as part of the Hub4101 & Griffith ...

State Library of Queensland Listed on Lonely Planet

State Library of Queensland Listed on Lonely Planet

State Library of Queensland  '10 of the Most Awe-Inspiring Libraries Around the World'.

Fish Lane Festival

Fish Lane Festival

Fish Lane Festival returns for one night Saturday May 11 to bring the best of what South Brisbane has to offer.

Paniyiri Greek Festival

Paniyiri Greek Festival

Celebrate Paniyiri Greek Festival with a two-day celebration Saturday 18 - Sunday 19 May.

Hub4101 & Griffith University Collaboration: Ride Free Media

Hub4101 & Griffith University Collaboration: Ride Free Media

View the second video from Hub4101 & Griffith Universities Student & Industry Program 'Ride Free Media on the Evolution of Video Marketing

Buddha Birth Day Festival

Buddha Birth Day Festival

The Buddha Birth Day Festival returns to South Bank Parklands Friday 3 - Sunday 5 May to celebrate its 23rd anniversary.

Planet Ark Power Win’s Global Recognition

Planet Ark Power Win’s Global Recognition

Planet Ark Power has been recognised as the leading global energy transition pioneer at the Startup Energy Transition (SET) Awards 2019.

Brisbane Street Art Festival at West Village

Brisbane Street Art Festival at West Village

Brisbane Street Art Festival returns May 4 - 19, with West Village hosting the 'Within These Walls' exhibition.

The Connection: Jean-Philippe Lagarde, General Manager, Novotel Brisbane South Bank

The Connection: Jean-Philippe Lagarde, General Manager, Novotel Brisbane South Bank

The Connection: Jean-Philippe Lagarde, General Manager, Novotel Brisbane South Bank

BSB 20th Anniversary Highlight Video

BSB 20th Anniversary Highlight Video

Thank you to everyone for celebrating BSB's 20th Anniversary.

Bikeway Upgrade – Update

Bikeway Upgrade – Update

Work is continuing on the upgrading bikeways around the precinct with work expected to be completed in late 2019.

BCEC Judged Australia’s Best

BCEC Judged Australia’s Best

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

Tour de Brisbane Road Closures

Tour de Brisbane Road Closures

Major road closures are in place this weekend across Brisbane and the precinct for the The Tour de Brisbane, an international cycling event.

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 ...

BSB Bids Farewell to 2 of its Precinct Leaders

BSB Bids Farewell to 2 of its Precinct Leaders

Fionnagh Dougan, Children’s Health Queensland Chief Executive has resigned to take up a position in New Zealand. For more ...

Brisbane Marketing Wins Award 

Brisbane Marketing Wins Award 

Brisbane Marketing has won a major award at The Routes Asia 2019 Marketing Awards – the leading aviation route development forum for ...

State Library of Queensland and West Village Partnership

State Library of Queensland and West Village Partnership

State Library of Queensland and West Village have partnered to deliver the State Library Queensland Placemaking Fellowship. The focus ...

BCEC Wins at Industry Awards Night

BCEC Wins at Industry Awards Night

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre has been awarded two major venue awards at the 2018 Meetings and Events Australia ...

New South Bank Corporation Board Announced

New South Bank Corporation Board Announced

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick has announced the new board for South Bank ...

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

World Science Festival – What you Need to Know

World Science Festival – What you Need to Know

When:  Wednesday 20th, Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th March Where:  Activities across the Cultural precinct ...

Road Closures – Mater International Women’s Day Fun Run

Road Closures – Mater International Women’s Day Fun Run

Mater International Women’s Day Fun Run will take place in the precinct Sunday 3 March. 13,500 people will participate in either a 5km ...

The Connection: Mark Radford, CEO, Queensland Eye Institute Foundation

The Connection: Mark Radford, CEO, Queensland Eye Institute Foundation

The Connection: Mark Radford, CEO, Queensland Eye Institute Foundation

New flagship event for Brisbane & the Precinct – Curiocity

New flagship event for Brisbane & the Precinct – Curiocity

Curiocity Brisbane is an immersive, interactive and multi-sensory experience held in the South Bank precinct and the other parts of the

Queensland Ballet Relocates During Redevelopment

Queensland Ballet Relocates During Redevelopment

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

West End Parking Permit Area

West End Parking Permit Area

As of 18 March 2019, a two-hour parking limit will be in place where signed between 7am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. Regulated Parking ...

Queens Wharf Welcomes Global Luxury Hotel Brands

Queens Wharf Welcomes Global Luxury Hotel Brands

The Star Entertainment Group has announced three global luxury hotel brands to open in the Queen’s Wharf development by late 2022.

BCEC General Manager Awarded at Australia Day Honours

BCEC General Manager Awarded at Australia Day Honours

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre's General Manager, Bob O'Keeffe awarded at Australia Day Honours

Directors of the Extraordinary Named Australia’s Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs

Directors of the Extraordinary Named Australia’s Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs

Directors of the Extraordinary (Escape Hunt) has been named in Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs.

Marketing Fundamentals for Small and Medium Businesses

Marketing Fundamentals for Small and Medium Businesses

Join Focused Marketing for a short and intensive marketing course for small and medium businesses.

Queensland Museum to host NASA exhibition

Queensland Museum to host NASA exhibition

Minister for the Arts and Minister for Science Leeanne Enoch & Queensland Museum make an announcement

Econnection: Abbey Blanchfield, Marketing and Sales Manager – Airtrain 

Econnection: Abbey Blanchfield, Marketing and Sales Manager – Airtrain 

Econnection: Abbey Blanchfield, Marketing and Sales Manager - Airtrain Tell us about your business/organisation? Airtrain is the ...

Australia Day at South Bank 

Australia Day at South Bank 

Spend Australia Day at South Bank

Sunflowers at South Bank

Sunflowers at South Bank

Sunflowers have been planted in South Bank Parklands.

Intersection upgrades – South Brisbane

Intersection upgrades – South Brisbane

As part of Brisbane Metro, Brisbane City Council will upgrade a number of intersections around South Brisbane and the CBD.

Developing a 10-Year Roadmap for the arts, cultural and creative sector

Developing a 10-Year Roadmap for the arts, cultural and creative sector

Have your say on the future of Queensland's arts, culture and creative sector.

The Children’s Hospital Foundation Partners with City Parklands

The Children’s Hospital Foundation Partners with City Parklands

The Children's Hospital Foundation and City Parklands have partnered to form a three-year sponsorship agreement.

The Connection: Select Audio Visual

The Connection: Select Audio Visual

Select Audio Visual Name and position? Susan Hamilton. Sales and Marketing Manager Tell us about your business/organisation? Select ...

Queensland Museum Acting CEO Receives Australia Day Honour

Queensland Museum Acting CEO Receives Australia Day Honour

Dr Jim Thompson receives the Public Service Medal

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

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