Media Releases

Port of Brisbane's 2015 Community Grant Program now open

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.

Resignation of Mr Russell Smith as CEO of Port of Brisbane

12 November 2014
Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) announces the resignation of Mr Russell Smith as Chief Executive Officer.  Mr Smith joined PBPL in early 2011, immediately after the privatisation of the Port by the Queensland Government.  Since that time he has successfully overseen the transition of PBPL from a government owned corporation to a modern, dynamic private sector port company.

Port of Brisbane in support of coastal shipping reforms

The Port of Brisbane supports proposed reforms to coastal trade and shipping in Australia, which should provide a more cost-effective and sustainable domestic freight transport solution.

Port of Brisbane injects $80,000 into local community projects

26 August 2014
The Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) today announced more than $80,000 for local community initiatives as part of its Community Grants Program. First launched in 2013, the program supports initiatives that make valuable contributions to the fields of environmental management, community welfare, school education and youth leadership.

Port of Brisbane News

Wishing you a safe and happy holiday season

As the holiday season approaches, Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) would like to wish you all a very safe and happy Christmas and New Year.

Report highlights ports as economic enablers

A recent Bureau of Infrastructure Transport and Regional Economics study has reported encouraging results for Australian ports, suggesting that well-functioning ports are linked to economic benefits including lower costs of trade, generation of 

Industry team up to support local charity

Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL), Yang Ming (Australia) and Wemyss Transport recently partnered with Bayside charity MyKids to transport a container full of health and school supplies to Myanmar to support poor and orphaned children in the region.

Tracking program to assist local shorebird management

On Sunday 20 November, representatives from Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd’s (PBPL) Environment Team assisted Queensland Wader Study Group and 17 volunteers to cannon-net, measure, band, legflag and release approximately 40 migratory shorebirds at the Port of Brisbane.

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