Brisbane City Council recognises the valuable role community organisations play in providing the community with high-quality, safe and accessible participation opportunities.

Council allocates designated land and facilities to the Brisbane community via leases, licences, or other tenure arrangements for sport, recreation, cultural and community purposes. We provide these tenure options to maximise the participation of organisations in community life.

Council is responsible for the allocation, lease management and administration of all community facilities across Brisbane.

Use this section to find information on community leasing, facility management and how to manage a community organisation.

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Tenure information

Use this section to find tenure information for Council leases and licences, including tenure options and obligations and responsibilities (for tenants and Council as landlord).

Facility management

Learn about managing your community facility, including your maintenance obligations and responsibilities, how to obtain approval for development works, and sports field, closed landfill and heritage management.

Managing your community organisation

Find information and resources to help manage and develop your community organisation. Includes information to make the management of your organisation easier, including committee management.

Online learning

Watch recorded webinars and register to attend free upcoming online learning sessions to help support and inform your community organisation.

After hours emergency assistance

In all life-threatening situations, or to report criminal activities at your leased or licensed premises, phone 000 (landline) or 112 (mobile phone).

For flood or storm emergencies, phone the State Emergency Service (SES) on 132 500.

For urgent Council-related issues (e.g. obscene graffiti on Council premises), phone Council at any time on 07 3403 8888.

Find a sports and recreation club

Participating in sport and recreation is an opportunity to be part of your local community. To find a sport or recreation organisation near you, vist the following Queensland Government pages:

Last updated: 24 November 2022

Brisbane City Council acknowledges this Country and its Traditional Custodians. We pay our respects to the Elders, those who have passed into the dreaming; those here today; those of tomorrow.