Wi-Fi in Brisbane precincts

Brisbane City Council is now offering free wireless internet (Wi-Fi) access in the vibrant precincts of James Street in Newstead, Caxton Street extending up to Given Terrace in Paddington, Logan Road and surrounds in Stones Corner, Sandgate town centre and Wynnum town centre and W. Poole Playground.

Wi-Fi access is also available in the Central Business District (CBD) and 22 parks and public spaces across Brisbane. Find out more about Wi-Fi in the CBD and Wi-Fi in Parks.

Wi-Fi access

The Wi-Fi service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Anyone can access it with a Wi-Fi enabled device.

Enabled devices include:

  • personal computers
  • video game consoles
  • mobile phones
  • MP3 players
  • personal digital assistants.

To connect to the service, search your wireless networks, select 'Brisbane Free Wi-Fi', and read and accept the terms and conditions. No login is required.

Wi-Fi hotspot locations

View a map of Wi-Fi coverage in the James Street, Caxton Street/Given Terrace, Stones Corner precinct, Sandgate town centre and Wynnum town centre.

James Street precinct coverage map

Caxton Street coverage map

Stones Corner precinct coverage map

Sandgate town centre precinct coverage map

Wynnum precinct coverage map

Wi-Fi support in Brisbane precincts

Telstra provides end-user support 24 hours per day, seven days a week.

A hotline is available to assist users in the listed Wi-Fi-enabled spaces. The hotline number is 1800 384 685. Look for this number in hotspot areas.

Wi-Fi use

Hotspot areas are to be used in a fair and community-minded manner. Council may choose to limit downloads and connection times and use content filtering systems as part of this service. More information can be found in the terms and conditions.

Mobile technology and health concerns

Council relies on the expert advice of an authoritative international health authority, the World Health Organisation (WHO), for overall assessments of health and safety impacts.

There are many sources of information on the use of mobile phones and devices and health, including:

15 December 2017