Brisbane is the capital and most populous city in the state of Queensland Australia. It is also the third most populous city in Australia Brisbane’s metropolitan area has an approximate population of two million. A resident of Brisbane is popularly known as a “Brisbanite“.
History and Geography
Brisbane is located in the southeast corner of Queensland, Australia. The city is centred along the Brisbane River, and its eastern suburbs line the seaside of the Moreton Bay.
Blue-collar industries,stevedoring, paper milling, including petroleum refining, metalworking and QR railway workshops, tend to be located on the lower reaches of the Brisbane River and in new industrial zones on the urban fringe. Tourism is also an important part of the Brisbane economy, both in its own right and as a gateway to other areas of Queensland.
There is a great range of things to see and enjoy in and around Brisbane and South East Queensland.
Find fantastic beaches, scenic drives, do day-trips, camping and 4WD destinations and much more. You can enjoy our museums, galleries, all kinds of markets and festivals in the city centre or head out and explore the Brisbane river, mountains and our native forests.
Whatever you want to do in and around Brisbane, chances are you will find it here. You will find great theatre, film, dance and music, and lots of free entertainment for all ages. Celebrate with the locals with the arts in and around fabulous city of Brisbane.
Brisbane has the biggest economy of any city between Sydney and Singapore, and has always seen consistent economic growth in recent years as a result of the resources boom. White-collar industries include information technology, financial services, higher education and public sector administration generally concentrated in and around the central business district and recently established office areas in the Brisbane inner suburbs.