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Our lifestyle

Queenslanders enjoy an enviable, outdoors-focused lifestyle and South-East Queensland has a mature cultural identity hosting numerous local and international events each year. In recognition of all we have to offer, the Gold Coast has been awarded the honour of hosting the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Griffith University is a leader within the emerging local art and music scene. The rigorous exhibition program at Griffith University Art Gallery seeks to benchmark Australian and international art and design best-practice at the student interface.Queensland Conservatorium aims to provide the highest quality music events and education pathways to the widest audience.

South-East Queensland's vivid landscapes promote a vibrant lifestyle - indoors and out. With the quantity of exhibitions, festivals and other events on offer both in Brisbane and at the Gold Coast, you'll never be left wondering what to do - maybe just how you'll fit it all in!

The perfect end to any day is a good meal, and for all you "foodies" out there, you're in luck! Living in a pristine environment gives us access to some of the best produce in the world - and we know what to do with it. We are, arguably, the pioneers of modern Asian fusion, have a strong multicultural mix with cuisines available from all around the globe, and our wine industry has been a strong player on the world stage for many years. So relax, and graze your way through the best Queensland has to offer.

Our beautiful region

Queensland - "Where Australia Shines" attracts millions of visitors each year. Queensland is Australia's second largest state and boasts an enviable climate, stunning landscapes and the largest coral reef system in the world.

Queensland boasts a strong economy with an outdoor-focused and affordable lifestyle.

There are many beautiful destinations to visit for a day or enjoy a weekend escape throughout Greater Brisbane, the Gold Coast, gorgeous coastal villages, or the stunning Moreton Bay region .

Brisbane's Monthly Mean Temperatures

MeanJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Low 28.9 28.4 27.3 26.1 23.4 20.4 20.6 21.6 24.2 24.8 26.6 27.2 25.7
High 31.5 32.2 30.8 28.0 26.5 23.3 23.0 25.5 27.6 28.4 29.5 32.1 27.2