Brisbane is a multicultural city with over 1.5 million people, many of whom were born in other countries.
The greater Brisbane area includes the Gold and Sunshine Coasts and is one of Australia's most beautiful regions. Brisbane offers an interesting blend of cosmopolitan lifestyles, a rich culture of the arts, a pleasant, subtropical climate and easy access to some of Australia's most beautiful natural features. These include unspoiled rainforests, world-famous beaches, and breathtaking rural and bush landscapes.
Brisbane is the State capital and the largest city in Queensland. It boasts a rich and diverse cultural life, including art, theatre and cultural festivals.
Because of its subtropical climate - the temperatures range from 18-29C in summer and 9-22C in winter - Brisbane enjoys an outdoor lifestyle throughout the year with many sporting activities including water sports such as sailing, rowing, water-skiing, swimming, surfing and fishing. Brisbane has more than 1000 parks and gardens, and many kilometres of bikeways and walking paths, providing recreational opportunities for all. Visit www.ourbrisbane.com