Brisbane is a culturally rich city with a range of exciting entertainment options. This section aims to give you a taste of the activities you can do in and around Brisbane. There are a selection of links on this section which will take you to entertainment sites.

Cinema Tickets are usually $12 for adults, $7 for children and $7 for everyone on Tuesday Evenings. Some suburban cinemas charge less for tickets. Check out the following sites for what is on at the cinemas at the moment.

Greater Union Cinemas

Schonell Cinema - St Lucia

Hoyts Cinemas

Imax Cinemas - Southbank

Dendy - City

Elorado - Indooropilly


Brisbane has a wide variety of resaurants and cafes with choices of Grills, Seafood, Chinese, Indian, Himalayan, Japanese, Turkish, Greek, Thai, Mexican and Italian. On average you will pay between $10 and $20 for a Main (referred to as an Entrée in America), $6 for an Entrée (referred to as an Appertizer in America) and between $5 and $10 for dessert.

Indigenous Culture

Australia's Indigenous population display a range of cultural activites including music, storytelling, dance and visual art.

Aboriginal Connections

Aki Budtcha Homepage

  Arts and Culture

Brisbane's cultural center, which houses the Queensland Museum, the Queensland Art Gallery, the Performing Arts theatres and the State Library, has a diverse range of programmes, sure to please all. Additionally, a network of smaller galleries, theatres and community groups contribute to the cultural landscape.

Queensland Museum

Queensland Art Gallery

La Boite Theatre

Radio Stations

There are a number of local Brisbane and Australian radio stations that you can listen to via the net. Have a listen to some of these...

107.7FM Triple J - Modern alternative station

B105.3FM Pop - Modern Station

4BC Golden Oldies music and talk back shows

106.9FM Golden Oldie Station

Music Festivals

For all you groovers out there, here are some sites about some big music festivals that happen locally on an annual basis.

Big Day Out Music Festival


Theme Parks

Queensland is home to a variety of theme parks, many of which are on the Gold Coast. For a closer look at what some of these parks have to offer, ckeck out the following sites.



Wet 'n Wild Waterworld

Warner Bros Movie World

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

The Big Pinapple


Queenslanders love their sport and the great weather in Brisbane allows for a great range of outdoor sports.

Brisbane Cricket Ground

Brisbane Broncos - League Football

Brisbane Bears Football Club

Royal Queensland Golf Club

Women's Sport in Brisbane


Brisbane city offers a large variety of department stores and specialty shops. Fortitude Valley offers some more diverse options with small boutique fashion shops, an alternative video store and weekend markets.

David Jones

Pulse - Brisbane Markets

Pulse - Shopping Guide

The Myer Centre

General Information

The following sites provide some additional information about things to do around Brisbane and Australia.

South Bank Parklands

Brisbane City Life

Brisbane Lonelyplanet

CitySearch Brisbane

Brisbane Photo Gallery

Jane Recommends - Australia

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium