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Living in Brisbane

Living in Brisbane

Welcome to your new home

Young, vibrant and entrepreneurial, Brisbane is more than just a city – it's a whole region full of things to see and do.

With an enviable climate, sun-drenched days and starlit nights, "Brisvegas" beats to a background rhythm of exciting contrasts and endless adventures.

With an edgy arts scene, pumping nightlife, strong sporting community, and rapidly growing music and cafe culture – all the while remaining within easy reach of exotic green rainforests, clear blue waters and golden beaches – there’s always plenty to discover.

 Population 2.1 million people


 Named "Australia’s Hippest City" by Lonely Planet


 More than 300 days of sunshine per year

Accommodation

Having a place to call home is a big part of feeling settled at university.
Luckily, we’ve got plenty of options available.

Things to do

Brisbane is jam-packed with things to do. From fashion and food to arts and entertainment, there are events and activities for everyone all year round. Better start making that list.

Sport and recreation

Sport and recreation

Sports lovers rejoice – whether it's the roar of the crowd in a packed stadium or achieving your own personal best, Brisbane offers a raft of activities for energetic bodies and minds.

Find out what's on

Arts and entertainment

Arts and entertainment

Culture connoisseurs, art admirers and music mavericks – you’ve come to the right place! Mix it with the locals and discover Brisbane’s burgeoning arts and entertainment scene.

Mix it with the locals

Shopping

Shopping

Shoppers, are you ready? From designer brands and high-street chains, to vintage treasures and unique boutiques, we’ve got you covered.
 

Hit the high street

Eat and drink

Eat and drink

With a superb selection of fine-dining options, along with countless local gems, Brisbane’s rapidly growing food and cafe culture won't disappoint.

Get a taste of what's on offer

Nightlife

Nightlife

With timeless watering holes and sophisticated bars, our bevy of pubs, various bars and live-music venues, Brisbane has something for everyone.

Check out the local scene

Nature and wildlife

Nature and wildlife

South-East Queensland is your launching pad to some of the world's most distinctive and diverse natural landscapes and iconic wildlife, so take the time to immerse yourself in the best the area has to offer.

Discover greater Brisbane

Sunny weather. Sunny outlook.

Sunny weather. Sunny outlook.

Places to go

Queensland truly is a place like no other on Earth. Discover for yourself everything Queensland has to offer: our home state is a giant living, breathing postcard just waiting to be explored!

Gold Coast
Venture into the Gold Coast’s endless playground for some serious fun, with golden beaches, lively nightlife and designer boutiques aplenty.
Great Barrier Reef
See the splendour of the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel, scuba dive or take a scenic flight over the world’s largest coral reef, which stretches over 2300 kilometres.
Fraser Island
Four-wheel-drive the dunes of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island, and catch a glimpse of turtles, dolphins and whales passing by.

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