Brisbane City Council has worked with the local community, businesses and stakeholders to create the Brisbane City Centre Master Plan - Stage 1, to revitalise the local economy by boosting activity and increasing the appeal of the city centre to residents, businesses, students and visitors. The plan is also one way Council is ensuring we are ready to host the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Read the plan:

The plan features 15 priority actions to help shape the city centre, as well as ideas to consider in future phases of the Brisbane City Centre Master Plan. Over the next 18 months and into the future, Council will work with government and industry stakeholders to ensure the city centre is:

  • welcoming, inclusive and open for business
  • accessible to visitors, workers and students throughout the week
  • a world-class destination offering diverse and memorable experiences
  • a showcase for our river, parklands, streets and subtropical spaces
  • unlocking future potential to plan for our Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games legacy.

Priority actions



1. Create more to see and do.
2. Adapt the modern workplace.
3. Promote access and inclusion.



4. Improve the city centre cycle network.
5. Enhance river connections.
6. Upgrade public transport.



7. Stage iconic events.
8. Deliver creative lighting installations.
9. Grow the visitor economy.



10. Green our city.
11. Create walkable streets.
12. Activate small spaces.


Unlocking potential

13. Facilitate growth.
14. Plan our Olympic and Paralympic Games legacy.
15. Elevate our global city.


Timeline for the City Centre Master Plan
Early 2021Council opened consultation from March-April 2021.
Mid-Late 2021Council shared the City Centre Master Plan - Stage 1 in October 2021.
Mid 2022Council opens Inner Spark engagement program.
Late 2023Council shares the Brisbane City Centre Master Plan.

Project focus

Council is focusing on the below area for this project.

Priority projects in the city centre

The City Centre is already transforming – see the video below for projects already underway.

See below for information on key projects and initiatives which are helping to shape the future of the City Centre.

Other City Plan amendments

To ensure City Plan stays up-to-date and effective, Council regularly provides new or amended information, including other neighbourhood plans or citywide updates. 

To stay informed about Brisbane City Plan 2014, register to receive Planning and Development email updates or sign up to Council's Your City, Your Say.

More information

For more information you can:

  • email the project team
  • phone Council on 07 3403 8888
  • write to:
    City Centre Master Plan
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001.
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