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  • Chef in a black uniform jacket
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  • Public speaker giving talk at Business Event.
  • Young woman looking at lamp shades in shop
  • Display of assorted ice creams
  • Friends toasting
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One of the oldest cities in Australia, Brisbane was founded upon the ancient homelands of the indigenous Turrbal and Jagera peoples. Named after the Brisbane River on which it is located – which in turn was named after Scotsman Sir Thomas Brisbane, the Governor of New South Wales from 1821 to 1825.

The Brisbane central business district stands on the original European settlement and is situated inside a bend of the Brisbane River, about 15 kilometres from its mouth at Moreton Bay.

Today, Brisbane is well known for its distinct Queenslander architecture which forms much of the city's built heritage. The city is a popular tourist destination, serving as a gateway to the state of Queensland, particularly to the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast.

Brisbane’s food culture is strongly represented throughout the city. There are many attractions within the city including a walk on top of The Story Bridge, rock climbing by the river or simply enjoying the sights from one of the many City Cat ferries that run regularly up and down the Brisbane River.
There is also a manmade beach and large pool area to enjoy down in the popular Southbank precinct.

Storybridge, Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane River at sunrise

Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane is a vibrant city by day and by night

Australia has great ice cream too!

Markets are popular in Brisbane

A wide variety of seafood is available in Australia

Conference delegates love Bespoke Tours on their free days

Brisbane is the business hub of Queensland

The giant wheel now based in Southbank, Brisbane

So many gourmet restaurants to choose from

Tour group enjoying a coffee in Brisbane

Transfers to or from the Brisbane Airport are popular





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