New residents guide
Welcome to Brisbane! Our city is a great place to live, work and relax as it’s a vibrant, green and prosperous city, valued for its friendly and optimistic character and enjoyable lifestyle.
Explore your city
Find your closest parks, community halls, cultural, sport and recreation facilities, venues and precincts.
Learn how to get around Brisbane by bikeway, road or river. There are plenty of ways to travel.
A city for everyone
Brisbane is an inclusive city where everyone can feel they belong regardless of age, ability or background.
Severe weather is a part of life in Brisbane. Find out what is important to know for storm season.
Join your local library
Council libraries offer books and online resources for all ages and interests, plus free events, public wi-fi and meeting spaces.
Find services and initiatives for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Interact with Council
Pay a bill, learn about pets, find your bin collection day, research a local law or get in touch with Council.
Active and healthy events
Get out and stay fit with one of hundreds of active and healthy events across Brisbane.
Opportunities for young people
Young people can live, work, play and study in Brisbane and be engaged, empowered, included and celebrated.
Find out about the variety of services, programs and strategies Council offers to support Brisbane's diverse community.
Grow your business
Brisbane is a great city to start or grow your business.
Pets in Brisbane
Find out about the requirements and responsibilities of keeping pets in Brisbane. Also find information on Council dog parks and locations.