Brisbane is Australia's fastest growing city and is rated the world's sixth best business destination by the Economist Magazine.
The seat of government and commerce in the state of Queensland, Brisbane has a population of 1.8 million.
The gateway to the country's most popular tourist region, Brisbane is serviced by world class domestic and international airports located just 20 minutes from the city centre. Brisbane International Airport operates 24/7 and has direct international flights each week.
With an all year round idyllic climate, Brisbane is a dynamic, sophisticated and cosmopolitan city with a relaxed, friendly alfresco lifestyle.
About South Bank
South Bank is a unique riverside cultural and entertainment precinct in the heart of the city of Brisbane. Set in lush subtropical riverfront parkland, it is a dynamic urban lifestyle and retail precinct that showcases Queensland's art and culture and hosts one of the world's most important collections of indigenous art.
Located on a one kilometre stretch of the Brisbane River, South Bank is home to the only sand and swimming beach in the heart of an Australian city. You'll be surprised at the diversity of attractions, with rainforest walks, more than 30 restaurants, cafes and bars, stylish shops, symphony orchestras, state opera companies, performing arts theatres and art culture including Australia's newest and largest Gallery of Modern Art
The Centre's central city location is convenient for visitors with easy and direct access to an efficient citywide transport network of buses, trains, taxis and the river's high-speed regular catamaran service. The city to airport Air Train operates from the South Brisbane train station, adjacent to the Convention Centre.
The City's international and domestic airports are only a 20 minute taxi ride from the city centre and the Convention Centre.
Airtrain - Catch the Airtrain from South Brisbane station to Brisbane’s international and domestic airports.
For a discount on a Airtrain ticket from Brisbane airport to Brisbane city, please print the attached letter for the discount rate. Airtrain Discount Letter - NatStats 2013.pdf
Bus Services – South Bank is serviced by two bus stations : The Cultural Centre Station on Melbourne Street and the South Bank Busway Station cnr of Colchester and Tribune Streets, South Bank. A free city loop bus service circles Brisbane’s Central Business District including South Bank.
CityCats – A popular and speedy way to travel the river. The CityCat terminal is located outside the riverside restaurants on the riverside promenade. CityCats operate daily from 5.30am to 10.30am.
Taxi – Taxi ranks are located outside the main entrance to the Convention Centre, at Mantra South Bank in Grey Street and at various locations throughout the precinct.
Trains - There are two train stations within a five minute walk of the Centre. South Bank Station accessed from Tribune Street and South Brisbane Railway Station adjacent to the Convention Centre in Grey Street.
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