Life in Brisbane, Queensland

Welcome to Brisbane.  We know you are going to love living in Brisbane and have a great time if you are passing through.

Life in Brisbane

Life in Brisbane

Is Brisbane a good place to live?

Yes, Brisbane is a great place to live or visit.  Below our guide to Brisbane will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.

Brisbane

Population of Brisbane

The population of Brisbane is 2,462,637.

Visas required to live in Brisbane

If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Brisbane, you are going to need a visa to do so.  Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Brisbane.  Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.




Map of Brisbane

Weather in Brisbane

Hotels and Accomodation in Brisbane

There are all types of accommodation available in Brisbane.  The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save  www.Bookdirectandsave.com

This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and booking.com but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates  www.bookdirectandsave.com are cheaper.

Alternatively, you can find accommodation here on Airbnb

Or contact any of these great local hotel, apartment or holiday accommodation businesses.

W Hotel
8 reviews
Hotels
+61735568888
81 North Quay, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Capri by Fraser Brisbane
6 reviews
Hotels
+61730130088
80 Albert St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Emporium Hotel
17 reviews
Lounges, Hotels
+61732536999
1000 Ann St, Fortitude Valley Queensland 4006, Australia
Meriton Serviced Apartments Brisbane on Adelaide Street
5 reviews
Hotels
+61292771111
Adelaide St 485, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Saville South Bank
2 reviews
Hotels
+61733052500
161 Grey St, South Bank Queensland 4101, Australia

Brisbane is full of great businesses and helpful services.  Below are a selection of our best.

Accountants in Brisbane

RSM
1 review
Tax Services, Financial Advising, Accountants
+61732217888
Level 6, 340 Adelaide St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Campbell & Partners Accountants
1 review
Accountants
+61738443838
19 Dornoch Tce, West End Queensland 4101, Australia
PWC
1 review
Accountants
+61732575000
123 Eagle St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Suited to Success
1 review
Thrift Stores, Employment Agencies
+61732161969
2/47 Anderson Street, Fortitude Valley Queensland 4006, Australia
Ripple Consulting & Coaching
1 review
Life Coach, Hypnosis/Hypnotherapy, Weight Loss Centers
+61498035269
Brisbane Queensland 4007, Australia

Banks in Brisbane

ANZ
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61733200200
146 Queen St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Bank of Queensland
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61733662142
9 Ashgrove Ave, Shop 1, Ashgrove Queensland 4060, Australia
Mortgage Choice in Paddington
1 review
Mortgage Brokers, Financial Services
+61733695620
1/146 Baroona Rd, Paddington Queensland 4064, Australia

Cafes in Brisbane

John Mills Himself
57 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Bakeries, Wine Bars
40 Charlotte St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Iconic
8 reviews
Cafes, Coffee & Tea
332 George St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Sparrow Coffee
1 review
Coffee & Tea, Patisserie/Cake Shop
+61732212502
214 Adelaide St, Brisbane City Queensland 4000, Australia
Strauss
32 reviews
Cafes
+61732365232
189 Elizabeth St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Coffee Anthology
26 reviews
Cafes
+61732101881
126 Margaret St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia




Carpet Cleaners in Brisbane

RevitaClean
1 review
Home Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning, Office Cleaning
+61432333464
Thornlands Queensland 4164, Australia
Andersen Carpet Cleaning
1 review
Carpet Cleaning, Grout Services, Pest Control
+61733767677
Seventeen Mile Rocks Queensland 4073, Australia

Dentists in Brisbane

1300Smiles Dentist Boh Dental
2 reviews
Cosmetic Dentists, General Dentistry, Orthodontists
+61732235000
12/79 Adelaide St, Brisbane City Queensland 4000, Australia
Ashgrove Dental
3 reviews
Dentists
+61733663355
16 Ashgrove Ave, Shop 3, Ashgrove Queensland 4060, Australia
Le Tooth
2 reviews
General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentists, Endodontists
+618731179900
77 Russell St, Unit 3, West End Queensland 4101, Australia
Central Brunswick Dental Centre
1 review
Pediatric Dentists, Endodontists, Periodontists
+61732161100
Shop 16a, 421 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley Queensland 4006, Australia
Roma Street Dental Centre
1 review
Dentists
+61732362984
Brisbane Transit Centre, Roma St, Level 2, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia

Doctors and Medical clinics in Brisbane

You can find a doctor for an online consultation via The Online Medical Clinic

Or you can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.

Market Street Medical Practice
2 reviews
Family Practice, Medical Centers
+61732299209
10 Market St, Level 1, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Parker Anthony J
1 review
Doctors
+61738312355
225 Wickham Tce, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Central Family Practice
4 reviews
Medical Centers
+61738522733
421 Brunswick St, Shop 16, Fortitude Valley Queensland 4006, Australia
Coonan St General Practice
2 reviews
Doctors
+61737202000
104-112 Coonan St, #104, Indooroopilly Queensland 4068, Australia
Doctors at Teneriffe
1 review
Family Practice
+16132570841
29 Florence St, Ste 3, Teneriffe Queensland 4005, Australia




Electricians in Brisbane

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Electricians in Brisbane and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Or contact one of the Brisbane Electricians below

Fenn Electrical
1 review
Electricians
+61469118228
Manor Cres, Wakerley, Brisbane Queensland 4154, Australia
GT Electrical and Data
1 review
Electricians
+61497852749
1 Cothill Rd, Booval Queensland 4304, Australia

Hospitals in Brisbane

The Wesley Hospital
4 reviews
Medical Centers
+61732327000
451 Coronation Dr, Auchenflower Queensland 4066, Australia
The Wesley Emergency Centre
2 reviews
Medical Centers
+61732327333
Chasely St, Auchenflower Queensland 4066, Australia
Greenslopes Private Hospital
3 reviews
Medical Centers
+61733947111
Newdegate St, Greenslopes Queensland 4120, Australia
CBD Medical & Travel Clinic
1 review
Medical Centers
+61732112992
245 Albert St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Greenslopes Maternity Hospital
2 reviews
Hospitals
+61733947111
Level 2, John French Wing, Greenslopes Private Hospital, Newdegate St, Greenslopes Queensland 4120, Australia

Mechanics in Brisbane

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Mechanics in Brisbane and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Ralph’s Garage
2 reviews
Auto Repair
+61738466036
41 Vulture St, West End Queensland 4101, Australia
KATS Automotive Services
1 review
Auto Repair
+61733973777
50 Caswell St, #1, East Brisbane Queensland 4169, Australia
Luke Armstrong Mechanical
1 review
Auto Repair
+61738912511
1 Gilmour Pl, Rocklea Queensland 4106, Australia
Edward Lodge
1 review
Hotels, Auto Repair
+61733582680
75 Sydney St, New Farm Queensland 4005, Australia
Apex Auto Group
1 review
Auto Repair
+61733690333
25 Kilroe St, Milton Queensland 4064, Australia




Newspapers in Brisbane

Pest Control in Brisbane

Andersen Carpet Cleaning
1 review
Carpet Cleaning, Grout Services, Pest Control
+61733767677
Seventeen Mile Rocks Queensland 4073, Australia
Pest Nett
1 review
Pest Control
+61732066721
Cornubia Queensland 4130, Australia

Plumbers in Brisbane

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Plumbers in Brisbane and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Alliance Plumbing
1 review
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair, Roofing
+61733972030
13 Clarence St, Coorparoo Queensland 4151, Australia
Conrad Martens Plumbing & Hot Water
1 review
Plumbing, Roofing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
+61738784444
Indooroopilly Queensland 4068, Australia
AC Plumbing Qld
1 review
Plumbing
+61738899915
15 Wordsworth St, Strathpine Queensland 4500, Australia
Pine Rivers Plumbing
1 review
Plumbing
+61418731524
Strathpine Queensland, Australia
Cameron Plumbing & Drainage
1 review
Plumbing
+61400063612
Caloundra West Queensland 4551, Australia

Real Estate Agents in Brisbane 

You can make contact with the leading Real Estate Company Physis Realty www.PhysisRealty.com

Or contact another local Real Estate Agent

Harcourts Pinnacle
1 review
Real Estate Agents, Commercial Real Estate, Property Management
+61738628666
1331 Gympie Rd, Aspley Queensland 4034, Australia

Restaurants in Brisbane

Alchemy Restaurant and Bar
10 reviews
Modern European, Venues & Event Spaces, Australian
+61732293175
175 Eagle St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Santa Monica
5 reviews
American (Traditional), Burgers, Pizza
+61732364792
192 Ann St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Montrachet
8 reviews
French, Wine Bars
+61733670030
1/30 King St, Bowen Hills Queensland 4006, Australia
Pochana
9 reviews
Thai
+61730128751
163 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City Queensland 4000, Australia
OTTO
2 reviews
Italian
+61738352888
Level 4, 480 Queen Street, Brisbane City Queensland 4000, Australia

Schools in Brisbane

iae Edu Net Brisbane
1 review
Colleges & Universities
+61730031899
2/69 Adelaide St, Level 2, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Queensland College of Art
2 reviews
Art Schools
+61737353112
226 Grey St, South Brisbane Queensland 4101, Australia
SHAKE Dance School
1 review
Art Schools
+61417193379
10 Love St, Spring Hill Queensland 4000, Australia
Griffith Film School
3 reviews
Specialty Schools
+61737350107
Vulture St, South Brisbane Queensland 4101, Australia
S.H.A.K.E
1 review
Dance Schools
+61417193379
10 Love St, Spring Hill, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia

Solicitors in Brisbane

Dunstan Hardcastle
1 review
Lawyers
+61733699050
1 Park Rd, Milton Queensland 4064, Australia
Corney & Lind Lawyers
1 review
Lawyers
+61732520011
17 Bowen Bridge Rd, Suite 43, Herston Queensland 4006, Australia
Peter Jones & Co
2 reviews
Divorce & Family Law, Wills, Trusts, & Probates
+61733979922
357 Logan Rd, Stones Corner Queensland 4120, Australia




Supermarkets in Brisbane 

Woolworths
3 reviews
Grocery
+61732294297
189 Edward St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
IGA
6 reviews
Grocery
+61733683222
23/12 Baroona Rd, Shop 23, Milton Queensland 4064, Australia
IGA
4 reviews
Grocery
+61733932344
33 Lytton Rd, East Brisbane Queensland 4169, Australia
Woolworths
4 reviews
Grocery
+61731014399
1 Skyring Tce, Newstead Queensland 4006, Australia
Zone Fresh Gourmet Markets
8 reviews
Grocery
+61733575433
142 Newmarket Rd, Windsor Queensland 4030, Australia

Vets in Brisbane 

Toowong Family Vet
1 review
Veterinarians
+61736139644
2/535 Milton Rd, #2, Toowong Queensland 4066, Australia
Alderley Enoggera Veterinary Practice
1 review
Veterinarians
+61733563330
127 Alderley Ave, Alderley Queensland 4051, Australia
Wilston Vet
3 reviews
Veterinarians
+61733573882
50 Newmarket Rd, Windsor Queensland 4030, Australia
Albion Veterinary Surgery
1 review
Veterinarians
+61733577849
97 Albion Rd, Albion Queensland 4010, Australia
Ascot Veterinary Surgery
1 review
Veterinarians
+61732682688
223 Lancaster Rd, Ascot Queensland 4007, Australia