Local Business Partnership Initiative

The Local Business Partnership Initiative (LBPI) enables business owners and operators to collaborate with Brisbane City Council to identify opportunities that will improve investment and create sustainable local economies. Council will collaborate with local businesses through a process of online surveys and ongoing consultation sessions.

The initiative aligns with outcomes identified in the Brisbane 2022 New World City Action Plan. This action plan sets out key economic priorities to support long-term economic growth, including developing and enhancing Brisbane’s unique business precincts.

Read more about each initiative: NundahMoorooka | Wynnum | Sandgate | Stones Corner

Nundah Local Business Partnership Initiative

Council is working in partnership with businesses in the Nundah business district to identify opportunities to enhance the local economy. The business community, with the support of Council will aim to promote Nundah as a destination where the community and visitors can experience great food and unique village style shopping.

Council will continue to work with the Nundah business community to encourage and identify opportunities to enhance and activate the Nundah business precinct.

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Moorooka Local Business Partnership Initiative

Council worked with businesses in Moorooka Marketplace, Beaudesert Road, Moorooka to identify opportunities to enhance the local economy and promote Moorooka as a cultural, creative and culinary destination in Brisbane. 

Council will continue to support the Moorooka business community to implement ideas from the Destination Plan to help the local economy thrive. 

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Wynnum Local Business Partnership Initiative

Wynnum is the third location to participate in the LBPI program. Council worked with the Wynnum town centre business community to develop the Destination Action Plan. The plan identifies key actions that the business community can take to enhance the local economy and business conditions in the area.

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Sandgate Local Business Partnership Initiative

Council has worked with the Sandgate business community for the Local Business Partnership Initiative. Council held a series of workshops and one-on-one sessions with business owners in the area to create the Sandgate Local Business and Destination Action Plan.

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The LBPI is supported by Council's recent activities in the area including free Wi-Fi, foreign-language wayfinding signage, CCTV and the sponsorship of the Sandgate Sunset Run.

Stones Corner Local Business Partnership Initiative

Brisbane City Council worked with the Stones Corner business community to create the first Local Business Partnership Initiative strategy in 2016. After a series of workshops and research Council collaborated with the local business community to develop an action plan to help establish Stones Corner as a vibrant, diverse urban village.

The Stones Corner Local Business and Destination Plan focuses on transforming Stones Corner into a thriving business precinct. The plan outlines a series of actions which local businesses will implement, including presenting festivals and events, improving visitor signage and increasing community engagement. 

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Local Business Partnership Initiative process

Phases in the Local Business Partnership Initiative processes.
Phase 1

Council identifies a target business precinct. Local businesses and organisations are invited to take part in an online survey to help shape the future of their precinct.

Local businesses are also invited to register for workshops to further discuss the challenges and opportunities for growth in the area.

Phase 2 Once workshop dates are confirmed, respondents who have indicated an interest in participating will be contacted by Council.
Phase 3 Ongoing collaboration and activities with participating businesses to support the area's enhancement.
Phase 4 Council will identify other local business precincts with which to collaborate and implement the Local Business Partnership Initiative.

More information

If you would like to provide feedback or have any questions about this initiative, you can:

Last updated: 22 October 2019