Tag Archives: Riverwalk

Central Ward candidates’ views on Riverwalk

A key issue for voters in Brisbane’s Central Ward is the reconstruction of the section of Riverwalk washed away in last year’s flood. Despite funding for reconstruction being provided by the state and federal government, the current Council has refused … Continue reading

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Ivory Lane/Story Bridge path reopened

BCC has advised us that path from under the Story Bridge to Ivory Lane has now been reopened, after a landslip last month led to its closure. However, the repair work is only temporary, and more foundation work will need … Continue reading

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Media release: Bike riders welcome replacement Riverwalk announcement

11 November 2011 Bike riders welcome replacement Riverwalk announcement Brisbane City Council’s announcement of the preferred option for replacing the former floating Riverwalk walkway has been welcomed by the Brisbane Central Business District Bicycle User Group (CBD BUG). The former … Continue reading

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Media release: Double whammy cuts off New Farm from city

Also available as a PDF (954 kB). 27 October 2011 Double whammy cuts off New Farm from city Residents of New Farm and other inner northern suburbs were dealt another blow this week following the sudden and indefinite closure of … Continue reading

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Ivory Lane/Story Bridge path closed

This just in from Council: The shared pathway from Ivory Lane through to the Story Bridge (beside Medina Apartments) has been closed indefinitely due to land slippage and retaining wall collapse. Fencing has been installed at either end of the … Continue reading

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Media release: Cyclists welcome release of Riverwalk options

Also available as a PDF (49 kB). 3 August 2011 Cyclists welcome release of Riverwalk options The Brisbane Central Business District Bicycle User Group (CBD BUG) has welcomed the Brisbane City Council’s release of five design options for replacing the … Continue reading

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Riverwalk design options released

Fresh on the back of yesterday’s release of the state government’s interim flood report, Brisbane City Council has released five design options (PDF, 3.2 MB) for a replacement of the floating section of Riverwalk that connected New Farm to the … Continue reading

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Lord Mayor still not committing to Riverwalk

Despite last month’s announcement of state and federal government funding to rebuild Riverwalk, Lord Mayor Campbell Newman is still not committing to rebuild the destroyed section of floating Riverwalk at New Farm. The CBD BUG wrote to the Lord Mayor … Continue reading

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Funding for Riverwalk rebuild

After quite some weeks of doubt, advocacy and political argy-bargy about the future of Riverwalk, it now looks set to be rebuilt. Over the weekend the federal and state governments announced a $315m funding package for repairs to local councils’ … Continue reading

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