About Brisbane

Brisbane during twilight (Photo credit: Lachlan Fearnley)

Brisbane is Australia’s largest city in the subtropics, enjoying a climate of hot, bright summers and warm, mild winters that makes any time of the year a good time to visit.

Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland – Australia’s Smart State, is ideally located in the northern half of Australia with excellent international flight connections. Brisbane is the gateway to Queensland’s range of tourist options. Endless beaches, indulgent resorts, rainforest hideaways, islands, the Great Barrier Reef, prized world heritage areas and the Outback are all on the doorstep, making it a unique destination.

Also, Australia’s stable social and political environment ensures it is a safe and cost effective destination to travel.

For further information on Brisbane, Queensland and Australia visit:

  • Australia.com
  • Destination Queensland

If you’d like to find out more about The University of Queensland visit:

  • University of Queensland‘s home page
  • Maps of the St Lucia Campus

To find out what’s on in Brisbane while you are visiting try the following web pages:

  • What’s on in Brisbane [Brisbane City Council]
  • Event Calendar [Visit Brisbane]
  • The Official Guide to Southbank

For things to do in Brisbane:

  • Viator
  • Brisbane Visitors Bureau

For information on getting to and from the Brisbane Airport please see:

  • Transport options to & from Brisbane Airport

For all transport in and around Brisbane, local buses, trains and citycat ferries go to:

  • TransLink

For local attractions try:

  • Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • Australia Zoo
  • Dreamworld