Over the coming months, we'll be announcing initiatives covering a range of important issues for our city, from housing to transport to sustainable development and urban greening.
But our number 1 priority - the core value that underpins our entire vision for Brisbane - is that residents should have more direct and meaningful control over the future of our local communities and the wider metropolis.
The Greens approach to local governance is grounded in grassroots participatory democracy - the principle that everyone who is affected by a decision or cares about an issue should get a meaningful say on the matter, with transparent access to relevant information, and without giving disproportionate weight to the views of property developers, wealthy elites or multinational corporations.
There's a lot more to local council than just fixing potholes and issuing parking fines. Check out these initiatives that we've already announced...