Explore our digital neighbourhood of lifestyle experiences and activities to do at home during home and hotel quarantine. Discover ways to stay entertained, ideas to keep fit, free online resources, e-books and events, as well as cooking, craft, storytime and sustainability videos and more. We're bringing it all to you in your living room!

We know one of the best things about living in Brisbane is our friendly, optimistic character. We live in a resilient, community-minded city and now, more than ever, we need to look out for everyone in our community. Together, we can get through this, with a strong digital neighbourhood and a city full of kindness and support.

Live your best life 

Council is bringing some events, programs, and experiences directly to you at home. 

Read our Coronavirus: Council updates page for the latest impacts on Council facilities and services.

Armchair entertainment & learning

Enjoy a world of free online entertainment from books, music, magazines, movies and more. We've added a few learning opportunities too!

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Stay healthy and active

Isolation, masks and social distancing don't mean you can't stay active and healthy. Try these ideas to keep your body moving.

Things to do

Create and make

Keep the whole family busy with our selection of hands-on, do-it-yourself activities. Most activities are suitable for all ages.

Things to do

Foodie fun

More time at home means a chance to explore your culinary muscle. Get inspiration from our foodie blogs flavoured with a sustainable twist.

Things to do

Storytime on demand

Let your local library come to you and experience the magic of storytime right in your living room. Enjoy stories, songs and activities with your children.

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Our popular events online for you

Keep kids entertained with online videos of our children's literacy sessions.

Babies, Books and Rhymes 

These sessions are ideal for babies up to one year. Sessions are about 10 minutes long.

Toddler reading a book on the carpet

Toddler Time

These sessions are ideal for toddlers aged 1-2 years. Sessions are about 20 minutes long.

Our popular videos to keep you inspired

The Brisbane app is here!

Download and browse the Brisbane app - your guide to experiencing Brisbane.

Upcycled milk bottle planters

Make an upcycled milk bottle into a planter. Session for kids with Kate Wall.

Regrow spring onions from home

Start a backyard veggie patch - it's easy to regrow spring onions and shallots at home.

DIY: Animals from egg cartons

We’re showing you a quick, easy and fun way to keep the kids entertained at home while minimising waste.

Last updated: 14 January 2022