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Brisbane

Relocating to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Welcome to Brisbane – the River City.

Brisbane is the state of Queensland’s subtropical capital city and is the third largest city in Australia. Population estimate in 2011 was 2.147 million over an area of 5,950 square kilometres. Queensland is considered one of the best holiday destinations in the world, well known for  its natural beauty and world-class tourism attractions along with its excellent climate.

Brisbane has a great outdoors lifestyle and the greatest variety of native wildlife (dugongs, wild dolphins and koalas just to name a few) of any capital city in Australia, offering an impressively diverse menu of leisure and recreational activities. From art lover to outdoor adventurer, Brisbane caters to all tastes.

Brisbane’s prime location, excellent transport infrastructure and proximity to the marine sanctuary of Moreton Bay also make it the ideal launch pad for day-trips to some of the country’s most well-loved tourist attractions, including the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and iconic Australia Zoo.

The Brisbane River which meanders through the city and suburbs dominates the most established areas and pleasantly impacts traffic and lifestyle (creating communities it is various pockets).

In recent years the central business district has seen a surge in high rise commercial and residential developments, greatly altering the skyline. However step out of the city for a kilometre or two and you are back in more tranquil, residential areas.

Some Useful Links

Finding somewhere to live

Realestate Websites:

Childcare and Education

Health and welfare

Entering the country

  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) www.immi.gov.au
  • Australian Customs Service www.customs.gov.au
  • Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service www.daff.gov.au/aqis
  • AQIS Pet Importing www.daff.gov.au/aqis/cat-dogs
  • Office of Fair Trading (Consumer Affairs Queensland) www.fairtrading.qld.gov.au

Online Street and Telephone Directories

Transport

New and Used car websites

Media / Telecommunications

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