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Brasbane ( (listen))[8] is the most populated and capitular town in the state of Queensland,[9] and the third largest town in Australia.... The Brisbane metro area has a total of 2.4 million inhabitants,[10] and the South East Queensland area, which concentrates on Brisbane, has a total of more than 3.5 million inhabitants.

The Brisbane Industrial Commercial Area is located on the historical site of the Brisbane River, about 15 kilometers from its confluence with Moreton Bay. Located between Moreton Bay and the Great Dividing Range, the Brisbane River Valley is a flood plain region that stretches in all senses of the word along the Brisbane River Valley and covers several of Australia's most populated communities (LGAs) - most notably the city of Brisbane, by far the nation's most populated LGA.

Brisbane's demon is brisbanite. In the following five years free colonists invaded the area and at the end of 1840 Robert Dixon began to work on the first Brisbane Town project in expectation of further developments. 32 ] Queensland was separate from New South Wales by Letter's June 6, 1859 writing, which was declared by Sir George Ferguson Bowen on December 10, 1859, whereupon he became the point Governor of Queensland,[33] with Brisbane as the cognition, although it was not registered as a municipality until 1902.

In 1925 more than twenty small towns and counties were brought together to create the town of Brisbane, which is administered by the Brisbane Town Council. 34 ][35] 1930 was an important year for Brisbane with the construction of Brisbane Town Hall, then the highest edifice in the town and the Shrine of Memory, on ANZAC Square, which became Brisbane's most important military monument.

Together with the Story Bridge, opened in 1940, these historical monuments are important points of reference for the town' s architecture. Brisbane's 1974 floods were a great catastrophe that paralyzed the town. Brisbane quickly expanded and modernized during this period and became a target for international migrants.

Several of Brisbane's favourite attractions were destroyed, such as the Bellevue Hotel in 1979 and Cloudland in 1982, which were torn down under contentious conditions by the Deen Brothers demolitions team. The Brisbane event featured the 1982 Commonwealth Games and the 1988 World Expo (locally known as World Expo 88). Since 1990, Brisbane's annual demographic increase has been above the country's annual mean at an annual mean of around 2.2%.

It has also achieved further acclaim internationally, hosted the last goodwill matches in 2001, as well as several matches of the 2003 Rugby World Cup and the 2014 Brisbane G20 World Cup. And Brisbane is located in the southeastern part of Queensland. Situated on the Brisbane River, the city's east outskirts line the banks of Moreton Bay.

Brisbane is located in the Great Dividing Range in the eastern part of the coast area. The Brisbane agglomeration stretches along the Moreton Bay river landscape from Cape Town in the north through Beenleigh in the South and Ipswich in the southwest. Brisbane is a rolling town. Further striking elevations in Brisbane are Mount Gravatt and Toohey Mountain.

Mt Petrie at 560 feet (170 meters) and the lower elevations of Highgate Hill, Mount Ommaney, Stephens Mountain and Whites Hill are spread across the town. Brisbane CBD is located in a bend of the Brisbane River. The Queen is Brisbane's landmark boulevard. In the 1820s, the town preserved several listed historical monuments.

Wickham Park's Old Windmill, constructed by convicts in 1824,[51][52] is the oldest preserved edifice in Brisbane. Constructed from Brisbane buff from near Kangaroo Point Cliffs and rock from a stone pit near today's Albion Park Racecourse, it is now home to the Royal Historical Society of Brisbane.

In 2016, the greater Brisbane area had a concentration of 148 inhabitants per km2. Brisbane, like most towns in Australia and the Americas, has an extensive urban area that needs more than an hours to cross either northern to southern or eastern to western by road without travel. In Brisbane there is a damp sub-tropical microclimate (Köppen climatic class: Cfa)[59] with boiling, damp summers as well as moderate temperatures in winter.

At 62°F (6°C) and 80°F (26.6°C), it is the second warmest capitol after Darwin. In contrast to other capitals in Australia, a large part of the Greater Area or Greater Cape Town Statistical Area (GCCSA) of Brisbane is under the control of a sole regional administrative district, the town of Brisbane.

Brisbane's municipal areas have extended well beyond the borders of the Brisbane Assembly since its foundation in 1925. 74 ] The municipality of Brisbane is by far the biggest municipality in Australia (in size of inhabitants and budget) and serves more than 40% of the GCCSA people.

Most of the rest of the conurbation belongs to the Logan City Regional Development Area in the southern Logan City, the Moreton Bay region in the northerly outskirts, the City of Ipswich in the southwest, Redland City in the southeast on the bay, with a small stripe in the far western end in the dramatic Rim region.

Brisbane Harbour is located on the lower course of the Brisbane River and on Fisherman's Island at the estuary and is Australia's third most important harbour for the value of goods. The statistical area of the metropolis Brisbane comprises the local government districts Brisbane, City of Ipswich, Moreton Bay Region, Logan City and Redland City as well as parts of the Lockyer Valley Region, Scenic Rim Region and Somerset Region, which together make up a contiguous metropolitan region.

In June 2017, the Australian Bureau of Statistics estimated that the Brisbane metropolitan area had 2,408,223 inhabitants, making it Australia's third biggest city[84]. In Brisbane, there are a number of campuses and campuses, among them the University of Queensland (UQ), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Griffith University, all of which are among Australia's highest ranked university.

Others Universitäten, die über einen Campus in Brisbane verfügen, sind die Australian Catholic University, Central Queensland University, James Cook University, University of Southern Queensland und die University of the Sunshine Coast. The Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts is also located in Brisbane. Brisbane has three large TAFE colleges: the Brisbane North Institute of TAFE, the Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE and the Southbank Institute of TAFE.

99 ] Brisbane is also home to many other independant third party suppliers, among them the Australian College of Natural Medicine, Queensland Theological College, Brisbane College of Theology, QANTM (SAE Institute), Jazz Music Institute, Jschool: In Brisbane, many of the preschools, elementary and junior high education establishments are under the responsibility of Education Queensland, a Queensland Government office.

Brisbane CBD is the main junction for all forms of transportation, with a focus on Queen Street coach terminal, Roma Street and Railstations, and various urban shipping ports. Brisbane's CityCat high-speed passenger and commuter vessel serves the Brisbane River between the University of Queensland and Northshore Hamilton.

Queensland Rail City's 10 line regional rail system mainly comprises the western, northern and eastern sides of the town. There is also an air train line under common public-private oversight between the town and Brisbane airport. Brisbane has been designing a bus system since 2000 that includes the South West Busstay, Northern Busstay and Eastern Busstay.

Brisbane River has provided a major obstacle for some roadways. There are ten street viaducts in all, most of which are located in the inner cities. As a result, it has become increasingly necessary to concentrate traffic on the inner cities. Brisbane's growing populace has put a strain on the traffic system in southeastern Queensland.

Brisbane's state government and Brisbane Council have reacted with infrastructural maps and enhanced financing of transport schemes such as the South West Queensland Infrastructural Plan and Program. The Brisbane Capital Brisbane Area ( IATA code: ESD) is the city's major hub, the third largest in Australia after Sydney and Melbourne. Situated northeast of the downtown area, it offers national and trans-national air travel as well as air travel.

Brisbane International carried 23 million people in 2017. 104 ] The Brisbane Airtrain serves the Brisbane International Airports by providing a train connection from Brisbane downtown to and from the area. The Archerfield Aiport ( in the lower Brisbane areas ) serves as a general air traffic Aiport. SEQ Waters will take over the warehousing, processing and supply of Brisbane Waters, which will be sold to Queensland Urban Utilities (formerly Brisbane Water) for supply in the Greater Brisbane area.

Brisbane has been enforcing restrictive measures against the waters due to dry conditions since 13 May 2005. The metropolis of Brisbane is served by all large and most small telecommunication enterprises and their respective telecommunication systems. And Brisbane has the highest number of activated DSL switchboards in Queensland. Brisbane CBD also has a full subterranean fiber optic cable system with multiple links to the inner outskirts provided by various services suppliers.

The Brisbane area is served by the "Metro North" and "Metro South" healthcare departments of Queensland Health. 109 ] In the Brisbane area there are 8 large municipal clinics, 4 large privately owned clinics and smaller municipal and privately owned institutions. The Brisbane area has an extensive range of lives hows and lows - both pop and classic. Every year a number of choruses present shows throughout the town.

Among these are the Brisbane Chorale, Queensland Choir, Brisbane Chamber Choir, Canticum Chamber Choir, Brisbane Concert Choir, Imogen Children's Chorale and Brisbane Birralee Voices. As well as drama and drama at QPAC, the Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm and the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts in Brunswick Street in Fortitude Valley offer a wide range of programmes with fine arts, contemporary arts, contemporary arts and contemporary arts festival and exhibition programmes.

In Brisbane there are also many small theatre venues that offer easy entry to aspiring performers and businesses. Brisbane Arts Theatre, the oldest, was established in 1936. Further venues in the town are the Twelfth Night Theatre at Bowen Hills, the Metro Arts Theatre on Edward Street and the Queensland Theatre Company's Bille Brown Studio in West End.

And Brisbane has an extensive pop band stage life. Bee Gees were originally from the Isle of Man, living in Britain in their early childhood, but grew up in Redcliffe and Cribb Island, Brisbane. Powderfinger's members gathered at the Brisbane Grammar School and at the University of Queensland and were very well received in Brisbane from an early age.

The indie the Go-Betweens (named after Brisbane's Go Between Bridge) is located in Brisbane, and many of their tracks and records, such as Spring Hill Fair, mirror Brisbane's mindset of the 1980s. Veronicas' Lisa and Jessica Origliasso were conceived and grew up in Albany Creek, Brisbane. One of the first Punkrock groups was The Saints, located in Brisbane since 1974.

After its foundation in Brisbane in 2009, Sheppard achieved 1st place in the ARIA Singles Chart. The Savage Garden was founded in the 90s after Darren Hayes reacted to Daniel Jones' ad in a Brisbane paper. She' Pete Murray was brought up in Brisbane. Headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, Ball Park Music is a five-piece independent rock/pop group consisting of front man Sam Cromack, Jennifer Boyce, Paul Furness and twin musicians Dean Hanson and Daniel Hanson.

The Mallrat artist Grace Shaw is an Aussie from Brisbane, a Brisbane based female artist, vocalist and rapporteur. Carriette Pilbeam, known as Hatchie in professional circles, is a Brisbane singer-songwriter and musical director. From 2006-2010 she visited the Brisbane Girls Gymnasium. Among others, Brisbane is played in this genre with The Saints' "Brisbane (Security City)" (1978); The Stranglers' "Nuclear Device" (1979) about Joh Bjelke-Petersen; "Love You Brisbane" thematic singles from the 1980s;[119]Midnight Oil's singles "Dreamworld" (1987); Powderfinger's albums Vulture Street (2003).

The Brisbane region has organized several large sports tournaments, among them the Commonwealth Games in 1982 and the Goodwill Games in 2001. It has also organised venues during the 1987 Rugby World Cup, the 1992 Cricket World Cup, the 2000 Sydney Olympics, the 2003 Rugby World Cup and the final of the 2008 Rugby League World Cup, and together with the Gold Coast will be hosting a number of venues for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

During 2005, then Prime Minister Peter Beattie promised Brisbane a plan to compete for the 2024 Olympic Games[120], which in August 2008 benefited in essence from the Australian Olympic Committee's backing, which included former Queensland Prime Minister Anna Bligh and former Mayor of Brisbane Campbell Newman. Brisbane Broncos, who plays in the National Rugby League, is the city's most famous team.

Brisbane also has a very good Rugby Union and the town is home to the Queensland Reds who are playing Super Rugby. There is also a Brisbane Roar FC football association and an AFL Lions association, the Brisbane Lions. The Brisbane Bullets basketball squad recently rejoined the National Basketball League (Australia) after 8 interruptions.

Brisbane was lacking a large court with the closing of the Milton court in 1994. Building was finished in 2008. Brisbane International will take place here from January 2009. Brisbane's main arts and culture venues are the Ekka (Royal Queensland Exhibition), which takes place every year in August, and the River Festival, which takes place every year in September in South Bank Parklands and the area.

The Warana ( = Blue Sky) was a former feast of springs that began in 1961 and took place every year in September. Warana was organised to celebrate Brisbane and was similar to the Moomba Melbourne event. 1996 the Brisbane Festivals were transformed from an old festivals to a biannual one. 127 ] The Brisbane International Film festival (BIFF) takes place in July/August at various locations in Brisbane.

After Sydney and Melbourne, it is the third most visited place for foreign visitors. Brisbane's favourite recreational and touristic areas are South Bank Parklands, Roma Street Parkland, City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane Forest Park and Portside Wharf. 131 ] The municipality of Mount Coot-tha accommodates a favorite state woodland and the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, which house the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium and the "Tsuki-yama-chisen" Japan Garden (formerly the Japan Government Pavilion of the Brisbane World Exposition'88).

There are more than 27 km of cycle paths in Brisbane, mainly around the Brisbane Rivers and the downtown area, stretching to the western part of the town. It was a favourite with swimmers and allowed boat trips to Moreton Bay when the major harbour was in town. Australia Zoo, near by and famed for Steve Irwin, also invites many visitors to Brisbane.

Brisbane's major dailies are The Courier Mail and The Sunday Mail, both of which are held by News Corporation. In Brisbane, the company publishes the Australian and Weekend Australian dailies (both News Corp), along with the Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age and the Brisbane Times website.

Municipal and urban newspaper coverage is available throughout the entire region, with Brisbane News and City News, many of which are published by Quest Communities News Papers. mX, the former free morning newspaper, was circulated in Brisbane from 2007 until its closure in 2015. The Brisbane is operated by all five large Australian TV stations broadcasting from the top of Mount Coot-tha.

31, a joint service broadcaster, also transmits in Brisbane. In Brisbane, Optus and Foxtel provide pay-TV via terrestrial cables and satellites. The Brisbane is served by large commercially available radios, such as 4KQ, 4BC, 4BH, 97. 3 FM, B105 FM, Nova 106. 9, RadioTAB and Triple M. Brisbane is also operated by large communal radios such as Family FM 96five, Classic FM 103 4MBS.

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