Whilst attending Austmine 2019, why not get to know Brisbane during your stay?

Queensland’s capital city Brisbane is known as Australia’s New World City. Innovative, modern and welcoming, Brisbane has been rated in the top 30 per cent of the world’s fastest-growing cities and in the top 10 cities in the world for lifestyle and talent. As an ideal conventions city, delegates are greeted with a well-connected and walkable city that offers all the sophistication of larger global destinations. Here are just a few things to see and do.

Brisbane City’s coffee scene has flourished over recent years, with new boutique coffee haunts sprouting up around every corner. View them all here.

The City is truly Queensland’s premier shopping destination. It is home to over 1000 stores, including the largest collection of flagship stores and unique boutiques in the state.  Here is the quick guide.

Venture off the beaten track and wander through Brisbane City’s hidden laneways to discover a wealth of glistening gems. These venues are perfect for a quick bite, drink with friends or a gastronomic delight surrounded by some of Brisbane’s best architecture and street art. Escape from the hustle and bustle of the CBD and immerse yourself in each laneway’s unique character and charm. See them all here.

Recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the world’s first and largest koala sanctuary, with 90 years of experience and 130 koalas. View details here.

Brisbane’s must do experience, Story Bridge Adventure Climb! – A truly unique and memorable adventure for all levels of fitness and age (minimum 10 years old). View tours and rates here.

Central to the story of Brisbane, there is no better way to gain a feeling for the dynamic city and its unique relaxed lifestyle than to travel its river, sit back and watch the city as its people at work and play. Read more here.

At just over an hour by catamaran from Brisbane, Tangalooma Island Resort is the most unique day trip destination from Brisbane. Whether you’re looking for an action-packed day out, or something a little more relaxing, Tangalooma has something to offer everyone. View all of the details here.

Australia Zoo, home of the Crocodile Hunter, is world famous and much more than a wildlife park – it’s an adventure of a lifetime! More details here.

The Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art are like yin and yang – two distinct galleries that make a perfect whole. Between them the city showcases world-class art exhibitions that are more often than not free to attend.  View details here.

Chasing adventure but don’t want to travel too far? Try these hikes and walking trails that are within 30km of the city. If you don’t own a car to get there, many are accessible for the cost of a bus fare.

All bookings must be made directly with the provider. Exhibitions and Trade Fairs (organiser) and Austmine accept no responsibility for any bookings, activities or any other events and activities booked through a third party supplier.