Australia

Brisbane

One of the oldest cities in Australia.

Cosmopolitan
City which has experience of people and things from many different parts of the world.
Cosmopolitan
Sunny Days
Hot and dry summers with long, sunny days, are the main characteristics of an exceptionally pleasant Australian climate.
Sunny Days
Museums / Arts
Not just places for school excursions, museums are where you’ll uncover stories about the people who’ve made a city what it is today, its natural history and the science, design and innovation that’ll propel us into the future.
Museums / Arts
Skate
Skateparks have been constructed specifically for use by skateboarders, Freestyle BMXers, aggressive skaters, and very recently, scooters.
Skate

2,5M

Population

45

Museums

33

Libraries

Welcome to Brisbane

The third-largest city in Australia and is the capital of the State of Queensland, which is known as the Sunshine State. Despite being a city with a large geographic territory, it has a small-town atmosphere due to the spacing between neighbourhoods.

The Capital of Queensland is located between the coastal cities of Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, is just 1 hour’s drive away from both.

Brisbane has the largest industrial hub in the State of Queensland and offers an excellent quality of life for its residents due to the tropical climate and a much more relaxing environment than cities like Sydney and Melbourne.

The cost of living in Brisbane is lower compared to other cities in Australia, which makes it possible to live better at a lower cost.

Culturally, it does not offer as many options as Sydney and Melbourne, where the biggest world events take place. Still, there are many exciting events in Brisbane, though at a smaller scale. Brisbane tends to become a haven for those looking for a more relaxing environment and better quality of life, particularly after first experiencing the fast-paced major centers in Australia.

The Brazilian community in Brisbane is the second largest in Australia, thus generating many job opportunities and is very welcoming for Brazilian students arriving here.

Come to see it for yourself and fall in love with Brisbane.

Music

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), which is located at South Bank, consists of the Lyric Theatre, a Concert Hall, Cremorne Theatre and the Playhouse Theatre and is home to the Queensland Ballet, Opera Queensland, Queensland Theatre Company, and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. The Queensland Conservatorium, in which professional companies and Conservatorium students also stage performances, is located within the South Bank Parklands. Numerous choirs present performances across the city annually. These choirs include the Brisbane Chorale, Queensland Choir, Brisbane Chamber Choir, Canticum Chamber Choir, Brisbane Concert Choir, Imogen Children’s Chorale and Brisbane Birralee Voices. Due to the lack of a suitable purpose-built performance venue for choral music, these choirs typically perform in the city’s many churches.

Brisbane was nominated as one of the Top 5 International Music Hotspots by Billboard in 2007.

Brisbane has maintained a constantly evolving live music scene, producing acts spanning genres including punk (see Brisbane punk rock), indie rock, electronic music, experimental music, noise rock, metal and post-punk. There are also popular entertainment pubs and clubs within both the City and Fortitude Valley.

Art

Brisbane is home to several art galleries, the largest of which are the Queensland Art Gallery and the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). GOMA is the largest modern art gallery in Australia. GOMA holds the Asia Pacific Triennial (APT) which focuses on contemporary art from the Asia and Pacific in a variety of media from painting to video work. In addition, its size enables the gallery to exhibit particularly large shows—the Andy Warhol exhibition being the largest survey of his work in Australia.

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