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World’s best graphics conference to be pixel perfect when it hits Brisbane

SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 will take over the Brisbane Exhibition & Convention Centre, and Dr. Bednarz says the opportunity will be great for industry to be inspired to build a legacy of business connections, relationships and education to push local operators to a new level.

How Brisbane helped spark a chain reaction for the hydrogen industry

When Brisbane hosted the World Hydrogen Energy Conference in 2008, nobody could have predicted what an important role this renewable energy source would have to play in Queensland’s future.

2031 Vision to encourage visitors to stay longer and spend more in Brisbane

More than 500 operators, investors, industry, local councils and government partners have joined forces to deliver a bold new 12-year vision to encourage visitors to stay longer and spend more in the Brisbane region.

Brisbane Insider August 2019

There’re festivals popping up all over Brisbane as we say goodbye to winter and transition into spring. Discover what’s coming up across the city with Brisbane Insider.

Major events making a splash in Brisbane

Brisbane is strengthening its reputation as a world-class major events destination with an international water polo test series secured, an impressive economic benefit revealed from the inaugural NRL Magic Round, and tickets selling fast for Opera Australia’s Ring Cycle more than a year out from it being staged.

Brisbane sets its sights on Brazilian students

Brisbane is leading a delegation of universities, colleges and vocational education and training providers to Brazil this week to showcase the city to students looking for an education sea change.

Success in the Scenic Rim - winning awards and attracting Amazon

Luxurious Camel skincare products produced in South East Queensland could soon be in demand across the world after Summer Land Camels was selected for Amazon Australia’s Launchpad program.

Brisbane joins the Global Destination Sustainability Index

Brisbane is the 50th city to join a global index of destinations focused on sustainability.

Brisbane opens new large-scale live music venue

Central Ward Councillor Vicki Howard today welcomed the launch of Brisbane’s new 3000 capacity live music venue, The Fortitude Music Hall.

Brisbane Insider July 2019

With the westerly winds comes Brisbane’s iconic Ekka, and with it the hotly anticipated Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival breezes in with brand-new Spring/Summer collections. Find out what’s coming up across the city with Brisbane Insider.