Areas of Brisbane

From historic architecture in the CBD and impressive street art around West End, to a fun nightlife scene in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane offers something for everyone. Surrounding each of the suburbs is plenty of stunning nature, which is easily accessible and
worth exploring.

City centre

The city centre is a hub of non-stop action that combines the modernity of high-rise buildings with the beauty of 19th century historic architecture. As the heart of Brisbane, its major streets and laneways are lined with shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs and taverns. There are plenty of green spaces to escape the crowds, too.

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West End & South Bank

South Bank is the location for many entertainment events, community activities and festivals. It’s full of museums, art galleries and theatres, while South Bank Parklands stretches out beside the Brisbane River. West End embraces creativity and individuality with its weekly markets, parks, vintage boutiques, street art and dynamic food and bar scene.

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Spring Hill, Kelvin Grove & Milton

These student-friendly suburbs combine a lively student atmosphere with the community feel of suburban living. Discover Brisbane’s unique history at the Spring Hill Baths and XXXX (beer) Brewery, relax in Roma Street Parklands, or visit the iconic Suncorp Stadium for a live sporting match.

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Fortitude Valley, New Farm & Newstead

These suburbs are renowned for their nightlife, with lots of restaurants, bars, nightclubs, markets and music venues. Fortitude Valley has a thriving bar and music scene, as well as a vibrant Chinatown. Head to New Farm for spacious parks and iconic entertainment centres such as the Brisbane Powerhouse.

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St Lucia & Toowong

St Lucia and Toowong attract a large student population due to their cheaper student accommodation options and proximity to the University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus. Both neighbourhoods offer a lively vibe with plenty of restaurants, bars, shops, sports centres and entertainment venues to check out.

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