The personal safety of Brisbane residents and visitors is our top priority. Due to coronavirus, some of our events, services and venues may have been impacted. Check our Coronavirus: Council updates and impacts page for latest updates. For event information, search our What’s On calendar to see if your event has been impacted.

Remember, when visiting our spaces and places to practice appropriate social distancing to help slow the spread of coronavirus. For more information, visit the Queensland Health website.

Explore our digital neighbourhood of virtual lifestyle experiences and activities to do at home while our regular Brisbane events, programs, and facilities are on hold or returning to normal.

Growing your Brisbane lifestyle with great places

Creating more lifestyle and leisure options in a city that’s clean and green means more opportunities to enjoy beautiful Brisbane. 

Practice appropriate social distancing at all times while exercising and gathering together in accordance with restrictions. 

Mt Coot-tha Reserve

Mt Coot-tha is a Brisbane icon forming a backdrop for the city and is Brisbane City Council's largest natural area. 

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

The Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha are open. Entry to the botanic gardens is free.

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Digital neighbourhood

Explore our digital neighbourhood of virtual lifestyle experiences and activities while our regular Brisbane events, programs, and facilities are on hold or returning to normal.

Great Brisbane bushwalks

For moments to reflect, re-energise, stretch and exercise close to home, check out these local Brisbane bush tracks.

Growing your Brisbane lifestyle with events

Council helps deliver thousands of markets, festivals and events each year. 

Active and healthy events

Some of our active and healthy events have recommenced with enhanced safety and social distancing measures in place. 

What's on search

Along with some active and healthy program events, some other Council events have restarted or are being delivered online.

Brisbane by bikeway

Join us for this guided ride along Bulimba Creek. You'll need a bike in good working order and a helmet. Bookings required.


Some active and healthy yoga classes have recommenced, subject to class limits and appropriate social distancing. 

Our digital library

eLibCat - our digital library

Did you know that eLibCat offers more than 150,000 e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines and music and video streaming services? Check it out today.

Books and so much more

Find out about our digital library (including membership), borrowing e-books, our home library service, Ask a Librarian and more.

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E-books and audiobooks

Borrow and read e-books, e-audiobooks and magazines or stream films and music in the comfort of your own home.


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It’s never been more important to buy local and make Brisbane small businesses feel loved. By supporting our local small business community, we can make sure Brisbane remains a great place to live, work and relax. 

While we’re excited the outside world is slowly starting up again, if you’re like us, you’re also enjoying making the most of time indoors and do-it-yourself (DIY) activities.