Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, is a large city on the Brisbane River and it is the third most populous city in Australia. The Brisbane River winds gently through the city and serves as a delightful way to explore the area.

To help you get the most out of your stay in Australia, a personalized interactive Discover Brisbane Itinerary and customized travel packages throughout Queensland before and after the event has been specially created and arranged by Brisbane Marketing and the Tourism & Events Queensland respectively. Start to plan your year-end trip to Australia today.

Here are some key travel tips:

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Australian dollar (AUD). Click here to check the currency exchange rate.


Brisbane follows Australian Eastern Standard Time and does not switch to Daylight Saving Time, adopted in Spring/Summer by other states and territories. The international standard time is UTC/GMT +10 all year. Click here to see the current time in Brisbane.

Electricity & Power Socket in Brisbane

240/250 volts AC 50Hz. Universal outlets for 110 volts (shavers only) are standard in hotels, apartments and motels.

The plugs in Australia have two flat metal pins shaped live a "V" and some may contain a third flat pin in the centre.

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Weather Information

Blessed with the perfect subtropical climate all-year around and an average of eight hours of sun per day, Brisbane is the ideal destination for life in the great outdoors. It is Spring in November and the weather is generally between 17 to 28 degrees Celsius.
Weather Forecast


International visitors need a valid passport and the appropriate Australian visa. Find out more at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.