Locations & Lifestyles

There are many reasons why you might choose to set up a new life or invest in the State of Queensland – The Sunshine State. Queensland is home to over 4.6 million people and is the second largest state in Australia. With an enviable climate offering blue skies and warm sunny days most of the year with plenty of Sunshine and beautiful beaches, it’s the perfect area for boating & beach lovers, nature enthusiasts and thrill seekers.

During the summer The main areas of Queensland are

  • Brisbane

Brisbane is Queensland’s capital and is now a vibrant city and home to over 2.2 million people. It’s residents enjoy an exciting and diverse range of attractions, restaurants and sights to suit all tastes. Wether you are considering a move to Brisbane or investing in the right property you might be interested to know that Brisbane is experiencing the  most rapid population growth in all of Australia and has done every year since 1990.  Brisbane has plenty to offer with an impressive lists of attractions including the famous Southbank on the Brisbane RIver opposite the bustling CBD with all of it’s amazing shopping. You’ll be spoilt for choice with an array of cafe’s, restaurants, cinemas and boutique shopping. In addition the huge Parklands complex alongside Southbank you’ll find the  Queensland Cultural Centre, home to Australia’s finest art galleries, the Queensland Museum, the State Library and QPAC – Queensland Performing Arts Centre.  For more in depth information about Brisbane and all it has to offer please  contact us for an information pack with details of Brisbane’s choices for Education, Culture, Suburb profiles etc.

  • Sunshine Coast

Drive one hour north of Brisbane and you’ll be on the Sunshine Coast, home to some of Australia’s most beautiful beachside locations and has a population of over 330,000. Encompassing Noosa, Coolum, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba and  Caloundra (just to name a few) there is no shortage of beautiful destinations to consider. The Sunshine Coast offers a laid back lifestyle with stunning beaches, freshwater rivers and lakes subtropical rainforests and all under lovely blue skies. There is so much to see and do in this region with stunning views everywhere you look, great cafe’s and restaurants and fmaous markets and shopping centres.

For more in depth information about the Sunshine Coast and all it has to offer please  contact us for an information pack with details of the Sunshine Coast’s choices for Business, Education, Culture, Things to do, Suburb profiles etc.

  • Gold Coast

Just 45 minutes from Queensland’s capital of Brisbane you’ll find the beautiful Gold Coast. One of the most popular destinations in Australia offering a wealth of attractions, entertainment, facilities and services. Famous for its sun, surf and sand, the City of Gold Coast is home to almost 600,000 people and stretches along 57 kilometres of coastline. It is home to some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches and vast rainforest in the hinterland region. The Gold Coast is Australia’s sixth largest city and is one of the fastest growing regions of Australia. For more in depth information about Gold Coast and all it has to offer please  contact us for an information pack with details of Gold Coasts choices for Business, Education, Culture, Things to do, Suburb profiles etc.

Useful Links – http://migration.qld.gov.au

 

  • With an area of 1,727,000 square kilometres, Queensland is the second largest state in Australia. The biggest is Western Australia. Queensland is nearly 5 times the size of Japan,7 times the size of Great Britain and 2.5 times the size of Texas.
  • Queensland has 5 of Australia’s 11 World Natural Heritage areas. These include the Scenic Rim National Parks, Fraser Island, Riversleigh Fossil Fields, the Wet Tropics (including Daintree National Park), and 1 of the Wonders of the World—the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Queensland is home to more than 4 million people.
  • The average maximum and minimum temperatures for Brisbane are 25.3C and 15.7C. Variations in other centres include: Stanthorpe 21.6C and 8.8C, Mount Isa 32.4C and 18.3C, and Cairns 31.8C and 22.7C.
  • The vast majority of Queensland receives an average of between 8 and 9 hours of sunshine every day.
  • The multi-award winning Tjapukai Dance Theatre in Kuranda, North Queensland, featured in the 1997 Guinness Book of Records as the entry for the longest running show in Australia. The show ran from May 1987 to July 1996, with more than 7,000 performances and 1.2 million visitors.
  • Queensland has more than 1000 species of native vertebrates, many of them unique to the region.

Interesting Links

http://www.tq.com.au – Tourism Queensland