Family in backyard

Brisbane City Council is investing in the largest three-year infrastructure program that has ever been undertaken because we want to make Brisbane even better. The city is emerging strongly from the COVID-19 pandemic and we’re determined to keep the momentum going.

Use this page to find out how we’re making Brisbane better for everyone, with the 2021-22 Brisbane City Council Budget.

Budget highlights

$3.1 billion


$1.2 billion


$734.4 million

Clean and Green

$58.3 million




$3.1 billion is targeted at making life in the suburbs better, including the return of popular kerbside collection services.

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Clean and Green

Greenspace will be enhanced with $83.7 million dedicated to delivering new and upgraded parks, including $11.3 million for the Victoria Park project.

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Infrastructure and public transport

A $1.2 billion building program for projects such as Brisbane Metro and Green Bridges to meet the needs of our growing population.

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$58.3 million to support small businesses and economic recovery initiatives, including a continued 50% discount on footpath dining fees.

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Lord Mayor's 2021-22 Budget speech

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Annual Plan and Budget documents

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Sections of the Budget documents

Suburban Works Program

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Schedule of Fees and Charges

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Investment and Debt Policies

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Previous budget 2020-21

Find information in the previous budget.

Last updated: 21 December 2021

Brisbane City Council acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and their unique relationship with their ancestral country. We pay respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of Brisbane, and recognise their strength and wisdom.