Students and teachers can use these resources for homework help, school assignments and project ideas. There are also fun games and activities for primary school and high school students.
- Brisbane City Council libraries
You can use library resources for students, including homework help.
- Brisbane images
Go to the library catalogue home page and click on the ‘Brisbane images' tab to look for Brisbane photos.
- Planning and building
Building and development information to help you plan architecture projects.
- CBD walking trails
Enjoy a walking trail to find out historical details of Brisbane and significant art located around the city.
- Council symbols
View pictures and find out about Brisbane City Council's coat of arms, corporate logo, flag and floral and faunal emblems.
- Council's history
Find out about Brisbane's history.
- History of your house
Research the history of your home.
- Brisbane Vision
Our shared vision for the future of Brisbane, including the eight Brisbane Vision themes.
- Sister Cities program
Find out how Brisbane benefits from our nine Sister Cities around the world.
- Brisbane Community Profiles
The Brisbane Community Profiles is a tool that provides detailed statistical information on Brisbane’s suburbs, residents and workforce, including information on education levels, population characteristics, multicultural diversity, income and industry.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics
Use the ‘statistics' area of the Australian Bureau of Statistics website for information about all of Australia.
- Brisbane suburb listing
Includes statistical information and details on Council facilities in each suburb.
- Queensland Museum
Information about endangered species, Queensland people and local stories.
- Environment and waste
Information about environmental issues, problems and solutions; including air quality, energy use, waste and recycling, water quality, our natural environment and clean and green living.
- Environmental licensing
Businesses' responsibilities to make sure they are keeping environmental damage to a minimum.
- Australian Conservation Foundation
Read stories about the latest environmental protection activities in Australia.
- CSIRO - education
Environmental information including latest research and activities for students.
- Department of Environment and Resource Management
Queensland Government agency for environmental issues.
- State of the Environment Australia
Find out about the federal vision for a cleaner country.
- State of the Environment Queensland
Includes overview, background, main issues, findings and what the Queensland Government is doing about environmental issues.
- Air quality
Air quality issues and information about what Council is doing to protect our air quality.
- Pollution sources
Air pollution sources including vehicles, electricity generation, bushfires, large-scale burning, domestic heating, paint fumes and industry.
- Queensland Government - air quality in south east Queensland
Explains the factors that cause air pollution.
- Department of Transport and Main Roads - motor vehicle pollution
Find out what causes motor vehicle pollution, how big the problem is and how we can help to fix the problem.
- Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
Resources such as fact sheets and tips to help you understand climate change.
- Traffic and transport
Information about Council's buses, CityCats and City Ferries, Council Cabs, parking and traffic updates.
- Transport Plan for Brisbane
Draft strategies and transport ideas for the next 15 years in Brisbane.
- Department of Transport and Main Roads - general information
Includes information about projects to improve Queensland roads.
- Department of Transport and Main Roads - road safety
Road safety information and latest statistics.
- Green waste - using compost and mulch
How materials can be reused and recycled into compost and mulch to make gardens healthier.
- Household hazardous waste
Includes a list of hazardous household waste items and how to dispose of them safely.
Information about the recycling process, and what items are recyclable.
- Department of Environment and Resource Management - waste management
Waste management information, including the Waste Management Strategy for Queensland.
- Planet Ark - recycling near you
Find out what items can be recycled in your local area and search for world environmental news.
- National Health and Medical Research Council - water guidelines
The Australian Drinking Water Guidelines provide guidance on what is good quality drinking water.
- World Health Organisation - water
Important world-wide water information and latest activities, reports, news and events.
- Queensland Urban Utilities
Water quality, treatment, storage and distribution processes.
Games and activities
- Queensland Museum games
Learn about Queensland dinosaurs in a fun, interactive game.
- Biodiscovery and the Great Barrier Reef games
Learn about organisms that live on the Great Barrier Reef.
- Help Plan your Brisbane game
Reach your target of housing 1000 people using a combination of housing types. Each housing choice has different trade-offs that affect four outcomes - lifestyle, greenspace, travel time, and affordability.
- Brisbane's Future Blueprint
Outcomes from Plan your Brisbane help to inform Brisbane City Council’s Brisbane Future Blueprint, a charter of eight principles and 40 actions to guide the city’s next exciting chapter.
- Plan your Brisbane citywide engagement summary report
Download the Plan your Brisbane Citywide engagement summary report, one of the largest and most innovative community engagement projects of any local government in Australia.