Brisbane City Guide

World-ranked education providers, perfect weather and proximity to some of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders are just some of the reasons you’ll love to visit Brisbane. It only takes one minute to read this post and then you will love beautiful Brisbane.

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Quick Facts

  • State: Queensland
  • Population: 2 million
  • Area: 5,950 km²
  • Time Zone:UTC+10
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical
  • Mayor:Graham Quirk

Top reasons to love Brisbane

Achitecture –  From new builds to old Queenslanders, to those that have been raised, renovated and restored, New Farm, Teneriffe, Newstead and Fortitude Valley are suburbs filled with a visual feast of architectural structures.

Food – Food and drink is a serious quest in Brisbane – whether it’s a steak at a pub, a good coffee, or a five-star restaurant.

Education – Brisbane has a world class eduction system. Top universties include: University of Queensland, and Queensland University of Technology.

The Arts – Brisbane is home to Australia’s largest Gallery of Modern Art, QAGOMA and host of the Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival and Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

Climate – Brisbane has warm and humid summers and moderately warm winters. It’s the perfect climate for people who like to have different seasons but hate the cold winters

Green Spaces – Total area of parks and reserves:4,782,600 m². One of this is internationally renowned Royal Botanic Garden located near the center of Melbourne.

Accomodation – It is quite easy to find accomodation in Brisbane even at peak season. But  homestay is the best option if you want to truely experience the local culture in Brisbane.

Fun Facts About Melbourne

  1. An average of 4.6 million visitors and tourists flock to Brisbane every year.
  2. Brisbane had 283 days of full sunshine in a year and winter days rarely dipped below 20°C.
  3. In 2014, Brisbane was named Australia’s hippest city by Lonely Planet.
  4. The Old Windmill is a heritage-listed tower located in Wickham Park. It is the oldest surviving building in Brisbane.