Map of Queensland
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Brisbane was set up as a penal colony in 1825 and not until 1842 were free settles aloud to settle there .Brisbane is now the third largest city in Australia behind Sydney and Melbourne it has grown into a very successful city. As the capital city of Queensland it has become a friendly and laid back city with plenty of Pubs, clubs and restaurants to cater for the traveller and local. Brisbane is home to many industries from Information technology, higher education with many overseas students, Petroleum refining and especially tourism and hospitality to mention only a few. So if you are looking for work you should be able to find something that suits you.
Brisbane has a population of around 1.7 million.
The Kangaroo Point cliffs are results of a violent volcanic event.
The Gabba is one of the two major sporting complexes in Brisbane.
The Brisbane River borders the city, and one of the most impressive ways to explore the city is to walk.
Brisbane is home to XXXX brewery go on a guided tour.
Brisbane Markets is Queensland's main wholesale fresh fruit and vegetable market.
Brisbane's Southbank Parklands are a five minute stroll across the bridge past the Treasury Casino.
The Southbank precinct also includes the Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland Museum, Maritime Museum, State Library and the Performing Arts Centre.
Moreton Bay and Islands is Brisbane's water playground for both visitors and the local marine life.
Dreamworld is an adventure play ground for the whole family.
Wet 'n Wild Water World: This water park is located 50 km. south of Brisbane.
We have put together a few lists to help you find accommodation and work whilst travelling around Australia these will help point you in the right direction.
Travelling and working in Australia will be a life changing experience
Need a visa for Australia
WHV's can ONLY be applied for; before arriving in Australia. Working Holiday Visa's* can only be granted before you arrive in Australia. For details about applying visit Australia's official website here (www.immi.gov.au) or visit a Travel Agent or an Australian Embassy or Consulate in the country you are in.
Tax for working holiday makers.
It is a complete myth that you will automatically get all your tax back when you leave Australia! There is a lot of confusion out there amongst, not only working holiday backpackers but also amongst many employers and even some accountants and tax agents.