Urban Centres: Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan, Caboolture

Population: 2.3 million (ABS, 2015)

Post Codes: 4000 – 4108, 4109 – 4207, 4300 – 4349, 4500 – 4516

Key industries: Innovation & technology, manufacturing, infrastructure and construction, logistics and distribution, hotel and tourism, international education, medical research & development, start-ups.

A modern, welcoming and multicultural city, Brisbane and Surrounds is renowned for its subtropical outdoor lifestyle and friendly locals. Built on the banks of a gently winding river, discover the compact and walkable city where you will find a surprise around every corner.

The city offers a cosmopolitan urban lifestyle, with weekend getaways from coastal escapes to rural retreats a short drive away. With year round sunshine filled days and clear blue skies, it’s no wonder Brisbane locals say “Beautiful one day, perfect the next.”

Brisbane has a sophisticated modern economy and cultural diversity. World-class industry capabilities support its growing reputation as a global investment destination. One of the fastest-growing capital cities in Australia, Brisbane residents are young, skilled, highly educated and culturally diverse.


Living in Greater Brisbane


Images of Brisbane and surrounds


Fireworks over the Brisbane River. Image courtesy of Tourism Australia.
There's no shortage of things to see and do in Brisbane. Image courtesy of Tourism Australia.
Experience some of the freshest produce anywhere in Australia. Image courtesy of Tourism Australia.