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Students and staff at the UQ Lakes bus stop.

Living in Brisbane

Young, energetic and entrepreneurial, Brisbane has a diverse population and can-do attitude.

Get to know the River City

To help you get settled, start with the basics.

Things to do

Brisbane is jam-packed with events and activities all year round.

A group of people kayaking on the Brisbane River.

Sport and recreation

Brisbane offers a raft of activities for energetic bodies and minds.

Two flat white coffees being served at a cafe in Brisbane.

Food and drink

With a superb selection of fine-dining and countless casual eateries, Brisbane caters for all tastes.

A patron at Queensland Art Gallery, appreciating a painting.

Arts and entertainment

Discover Brisbane's creative scene. Immerse yourself in art, festivals and music.

A hiker looking out from Lukes Bluff over the Scenic Rim, south of Brisbane.

Nature and wildlife

South-East Queensland is your launch pad to some of the world's most amazing natural wonders.

Places to go

Queensland is a place like no other on Earth – discover everything it has to offer.

Aerial shot of Tallebudgera Creek on the Gold Coast. Image credit: Tourism and Events Queensland

Gold Coast

Plan a day trip or weekend getaway, with golden beaches, lively nightlife and designer boutiques aplenty.

Two people snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. Image credit: Tourism and Events Queensland

Great Barrier Reef

Snorkel, scuba dive or take a scenic flight over the world’s largest coral reef, which stretches over 2300 kilometres.

A group of people watching the sun set on the sand at Fraser Island. Image credit: Tourism & Events Queensland

Fraser Island

Discover the world's largest sand island by sand or sea, and catch a glimpse of turtles, dolphins and whales passing by.