Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane, is home to two million people and a $135 billion economy.
Access to the world stage
Recognised as one of the top 10 Asian cities of the future and host of the 2014 G20 Leaders’ Summit, Brisbane is firmly connected to the global community. Brisbane is a global resource hub with a strong growth economy. Real gross domestic product growth sees the state of Queensland outperforming global competitors such as Japan, the United Kingdom and United States of America.
Lifestyle and weather
With an average of 300 days of sunshine every year, Brisbane offers a healthy lifestyle with a balanced mix of cultural, sporting and spiritual experiences. The city is home to Australia’s largest gallery of modern art and is renowned for its natural beauty, with extraordinary wildlife and pristine rainforests just one hour away. Brisbane Boys’ College is also just minutes from Suncorp Stadium, host to some of Australia’s best sporting and music events.
Brisbane draws great strength from its education sector. Recognised for the quality of their graduates, Brisbane’s universities are predominantly located near the central business district – offering great proximity to the city’s transport network.
With a warm and welcoming environment, a much-envied lifestyle and world-class educational facilities, Brisbane is a popular destination for international students.