Exciting developments at Brisbane Powerhouse

Outdoor cinema, night markets, art installations and performance spaces are coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said Brisbane Powerhouse is one of the city’s greatest cultural assets, and that this investment would deliver more to see and do for residents and visitors. “We want to ensure this precinct continues to evolve and

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Proposed New Farm Park improvement works

Brisbane City Council are proposing works within New Farm Park to improve visitor safety and accessibility to the precinct. The works are part of the Council’s commitment to enhancing and maintaining more than 2160 parks across the city. The works will include: Reopening the original Brunswick Street park entrance, and the installation of bollards to

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New Farm Neighbourhood Centre

The New Farm Neighbourhood Centre provides a social hub for people to meet and have a chat, join a range of activities and tap into local support services. The Centre is an open house with computers, kitchen, laundry and showers and can offer advice with housing and legal issues. Opposite New Farm Park 967 Brunswick

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End of the road cafe – New Farm Park

Weekend Notes | Gillian Ching It would be easy to miss the End of the Road Cafe in New Farm. Located in a cul-de-sac, the cafe is literally at the end of Brunswick Street and at the beginning of Brisbane’s glorious New Farm Park. Wandering along the winding, tree lined paths of the much loved

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New Farm Parkrun

Every Saturday | 7am Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km community events. They are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in. The New Farm Park 5klm run starts adjacent to the New Farm Ferry Terminal in front of the park and is mostly run on cement paths. Some sections of the

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New Farm Park rose garden still going strong ..

ABC News A vast Brisbane rose garden is still blooming after 100 years, but how did it withstand the Sunshine State’s floods, humidity and extreme heat? New Farm Park’s rose garden, located in one of the city’s most popular suburbs, holds 2,500 roses of different varieties and colours. Established 1914, the heritage-listed park started with

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New Farm Historical Society

“Gathering information from the past….preserving it for the future.” This is the long-time motto of the very popular New Farm Historical Society, which does good works in these parts. They host very well-attended monthly meetings in Merthyr Road, always featuring a formidable array of guest speakers, followed by a sumptuous courtyard afternoon tea. The Society

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New Farm History

A couple of years ago, Ron Altmann, a good man, a serious yachtie, a New Farm State School Old Boy with very long ties with this area, had an idea that there would be many people who do and did live in these parts, who just might want to share some of their neighbourly and

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Jan Powers Farmers Markets

Every Saturday | 6am – 12pm Spend your Saturday morning at the Jan Powers Farmers Markets in front of the Brisbane Powerhouse. Fortify yourself with a coffee and the paper and then a croissant, or an omelette, crepes, sausages, dumplings, French pizzas, Japanese chicken skewers, before you pack your basket full of farm fresh fruit

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Tai Chi Qigong

Every Saturday | 8am – 9am This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world’s most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. All are welcome to join

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