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.
Find services and initiatives for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
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.
Active and healthy events
Get out and stay fit with one of hundreds of active and healthy events across Brisbane.
Learn how to get around Brisbane by bikeway, road or river. There are plenty of ways to travel.
Explore your city
Find your closest parks, community halls, cultural, sport and recreation facilities, venues and precincts.
Severe weather is a part of life in Brisbane. Find out what is important to know for storm season.
A city for everyone
Brisbane is an inclusive city where everyone can feel they belong regardless of age, ability or background.
Interact with Council
Pay a bill, learn about pets, find your bin collection day, research a local law or get in touch with Council.
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.
Grow your business
Brisbane is a great city to start or grow your business.
Information about dog registration and how to search for a lost pet.