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 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.