Brisbane, Australia’s new world city and vibrant capital of the State of Queensland, was host to the World of Drones Congress in 2017 & 2018.
Home to over 2.2 Million people, Brisbane is a leading centre of medical and scientific research, technology and a thriving industry hub.
A visit to Brisbane is a chance to immerse yourself in the very best of Australia. We encourage you to arrive a little earlier or stay a little longer to discover what Brisbane and its spectacular surrounds offer you. A modern, dynamic and welcoming city, Brisbane offers quintessential Australian experiences with access to the stunning Great Barrier Reef and proximity to famous beach destinations and World Heritage-listed rainforests. Brisbane is renowned for its subtropical outdoor lifestyle and friendly locals. Built on the banks of a gently winding river, discover a compact and walkable city where you will find a surprise around every corner.
Receive a warm welcome and be shown the local places to visit - the designer and boutique outlets, the alfresco bistros and cafes, rooftop venues, specialist bars, enticing galleries and eclectic markets. From Brisbane you can immediately embrace all the Australian must do experiences from the one convenient urban base:
Cuddle a koala and hand-feed kangaroos at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Immerse yourself in World Heritage-listed rainforests and escape to lush mountain hideaways
Explore pristine islands in Moreton Bay, home to the world’s second largest sand island
Stand on the incredible white sands of our Gold and Sunshine Coast beaches
Discover the cultural heritage of the Indigenous Yuggera people
Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef at Lady Elliot Island on a day trip from Brisbane
Hand-feed wild dolphins at Tangalooma Island Resort
Get up close and personal with migrating humpback whales
It’s easy to get here, with the acclaimed Brisbane Airport operating an extensive network of flights linking to 28 international destinations. For more information on where to eat, drink, shop, play and stay in Brisbane, go to:
Dominating Australia’s east coast, Queensland is home to many of Australia’s most stunning destinations including the Great Barrier Reef, the famed Gold and Sunshine Coasts, the Whitsunday Islands and so many more.
For the full story on Queensland, please visit our official visitor web site – it offers so much content you will soon find you are spoilt for choice.
The world’s largest island and smallest continent – a land of incredible diversity and rich with unique visitor experiences. It’s just waiting for you to explore and you can start your journey right now at Australia’s official visitor website:
Unless you are a citizen of Australia or New Zealand you will need to apply for and obtain a visa prior to your journey to Australia.
For full information on Australian visas please visit the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection website: