Light up a Council asset

Brisbane City Council has a number of assets that can be lit up to promote major festivals and events, community awareness campaigns or cultural festivals, including:

  • Brisbane City Hall
  • Story Bridge
  • Victoria Bridge
  • the Reddacliff Place Steam sculptures
  • Tropical Dome
  • Wickham Terrace Car Park
  • Sandgate Town Hall

Use this page to find information on light up locations, fees, eligibility criteria, and the application process and conditions for lighting up Council assets.

Light Up Brisbane calendar

View the Light Up Brisbane calendar of scheduled light ups of Council assets.

Disclaimer: Please note that light up colours may change without notice at Council’s discretion.

Light up fees

No charges apply for an approved Light Up application where eligibility requirements and criteria have been met. Exceptions may apply.

Light up application process

The application process varies depending on the Council asset. Please see links below for relevant conditions, eligibility and criteria for each asset.

Applications can be made up to twelve months in advance. Applications are processed in the order they are received and are assessed against the eligibility requirements and criteria

The Lighting of Council assets are reserved for significant local, state or national events or awareness campaigns that:

  • have a Brisbane-wide audience; or
  • benefit all Brisbane residents; or
  • attract 10,000 participants; or
  • are a national event represented in multiple states.

Read the full list of Council's conditions and eligibility criteria.

Light up locations

View a map of Council assets that are suitable for light up, subject to approval and payment of any applicable fees.

Story Bridge and Victoria Bridge

Read Council's conditions and eligibility criteria to light up these assets.

If you meet the eligibility requirements, you can make an application using Council's online form.

Brisbane City Hall and King George Square

Find information on eligibility requirements, terms and conditions and making an application to light up Brisbane City Hall and King George Square.

Sandgate Town Hall

Visit Lighting Sandgate Town Hall for more information on eligibility requirements, terms and conditions, and making an application to light up Sandgate Town Hall.

Reddacliff Place Steam sculptures, Wickham Terrace Car Park, and Tropical Dome, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Read Council's conditions and eligibility criteria to light up these assets.

If you meet the eligibility requirements, you can make an application using Council's online form or for the Tropical Dome, please email the Business Hotline team at 133bne@brisbane.qld.gov.au

Photo gallery

View examples of Brisbane's icons with lighting and banners in a photo gallery as a slideshow, or view the photos individually as part of Council's Flickr account.

 

Non-Council assets for light up

Find information on lighting up non-Council assets, including Energex streetlight poles, cross street banners in Brisbane City, as well as Wheel of Brisbane Treasury Casino and Kurilpa Bridge.

More information

For further information, phone the Brisbane Hotline on 133 BNE (133 263).

Last updated:31 July 2020