Living in Brisbane

Brisbane is one of the friendliest, most livable and multicultural cities in the world. Before starting your journey to Brisbane, it is important to deal with the essentials to ensure you arrive confident and well prepared.

Brisbane City Council has a range of multilingual videos, available in Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean and Arabic, that provide brief introduction to the city and Council's programs and services. To see all of Brisbane City Council's videos, visit their YouTube Channel.

Beautiful one day, perfect the next. Those are the words most often used to describe Queensland, known as Australia’s “Sunshine State”, and its capital Brisbane lives up to this famous slogan.

As one of the friendliest, most liveable and multicultural cities in the world, it’s no wonder Brisbane was recently ranked in the top 50 best student cities in the world.*

If your place of study has been confirmed, it’s time to start planning for your journey to Brisbane and deal with the essentials to ensure you arrive confident and well prepared. These include setting up:

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