Community and safety

Brisbane City Council provides a variety of services and programs to support the community. Find information on pets, grants and awards, community support and community safety. 

""Community safety

Learn about preparing for storm season, types of emergencies and disasters, how to register for severe weather alerts, Council's disaster management plan and the State Emergency Service. Also find information on food safety, Council's immunisation clinics and personal safety. 

""Grants and awards

Council has programs which provide funding to help local non-profit community groups develop and improve facilities and services in Brisbane. Grants are also given to individuals who require financial assistance to promote creativity and the arts, encourage historical, cultural and physical events and activities, take care of sick or injured native wildlife and help others in their community.

""Community support

Find information around community support for migrants, including the Brisbane residents guide, people dealing with homelessness, seniors, school students and young people. Also find information on access and inclusion for all residents, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs, funeral planning at Council's cemeteries and crematorium centres and our grave location search facility.


Find out about pet registration and legislation, how to choose the right pet for you, and how to report and find lost animals.