The Lord Mayor of Brisbane and chair of the Council of Capital City Lord Mayors (CCCLM) Graham Quirk welcomed the release of the 2013 State of Australian Cities Report by Deputy Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.

“This report marks the fourth in a series of annual reports examining the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of Australia’s cities and provides a valuable insight into the experiences of the 17 million Australians who call them home,” Lord Mayor Quirk said.