Media Releases

Port of Brisbane's 2014 Community Grant Program now open

1 February 2014
The Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd’s (PBPL) annual Community Grant Program application period is now open to registered charities and Not-For-Profit organisations until 30 April 2014.

Port of Brisbane donates former Visitors Centre building to Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron

7 January 2014
The Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has reached agreement with the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron to donate PBPL’s former Visitors Centre building following an extensive tender process involving local councils, community groups and adjacent organisations.

Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd changes to Trade Charges

From 1 July 2012, Trade Charges levied by the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) will increase, on average, by 3.1% – broadly in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

Civil works to commence at Brisbane's newest container terminal

Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) signed an agreement on 30 November with Baulderstone, signaling the immediate commencement of civil works at Berth 11, the Port of Brisbane’s newest container terminal.

Port of Brisbane News

Port of Brisbane Streamlines Heavy Vehicle Road Permit Applications

3 March 2014
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is the newly appointed supervisory body for all vehicles over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass (GVM) and all fatigue-regulated heavy vehicles over 12 tonnes GVM, as outlined under the new Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).

Managing the integrated freight task – a Port of Brisbane perspective

10 February 2014
Freight transport infrastructure planning across Australia’s major cities has for decades been held captive by the combined planning forces of rapid urban development, population growth and a bias towards road over rail networks to sustain economic prosperity.

Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd lends helping hand to Wynnum disabled care group

5 February 2014
Ten staff from Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) lent a much needed hand to the Wynnum-based Aid and Recreational Association for the Disabled (ARAD) during the community group’s recent working bee.

Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd releases Coal Dust Management Plan

7 January 2014
Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has released a Coal Dust Management Plan as part its overall responsibility to limit the port’s operational and development impacts on the surrounding environment.

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