Brisbane is located on the east coast of Australia in Queensland’s south-east corner. It is the capital of Queensland, home to some of Australia’s most famous tourist destinations like the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Gold Coast, the Whitsundays, the Sunshine Coast and Longreach.

Brisbane is a green city ideally located between the shores of Moreton Bay and the mountains of the Great Dividing Range, with the Brisbane River serving as a centre point. The Central Business District (CBD) is surrounded by green spaces including the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens,South Bank Parklands and Roma Street Parkland – perfect places for an outdoor lunch and a game of cricket or soccer between classes.

On Brisbane’s doorstep are easily accessible, world-famous beaches, awe inspiring natural sites, rainforests and reefs while the city offers some of Australia’s best shopping, cafes, and lifestyle centres. With so much to see and do, this makes Brisbane the perfect place to stay if you’d like to make the most of your time studying abroad.

Your Base to Explore

Staying in Brisbane puts you in prime position to explore some of Australia’s best destinations, both within the state of Queensland and beyond.

Travel Times
Gold Coast 1 hour by train
Sunshine Coast 1 hour by car
Sydney 1 hour by plane
Melbourne 2 hours by plane
Great Barrier Reef 2 hours by plane

See what Brisbane looks like on this interactive, aerial tour of the city here or find out more about Brisbane on the Visit Brisbane website.