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2020 Australian PGA Championship to tee off in Brisbane

Royal Queensland Golf Club will celebrate its centenary year with the return of the Australian PGA Championship to its acclaimed course in 2020.

Brisbane in hot pursuit of North American visitors

Appointment of in-market tourism marketing agencies to grow awareness of and visitation to Brisbane.

Australian Bushfire Statement

In Brisbane, we are shocked and saddened by the devastating impact of bushfires on communities across Australia. Learn about which parts of Australia have been affected.

Brisbane Tourism Records Smashed As Visitor Numbers Surge

Brisbane international and interstate visitor and spending records have been broken after a dramatic surge in interstate visitors and key markets, including North America.

BrewDog opens new Brisbane taproom

Scottish craft beer trailblazer, BrewDog, has unveiled its Australian home with the official opening of its taproom and restaurant in Brisbane.

Last chance to nominate for Lord Mayor’s Business Awards

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is calling on Brisbane businesses to step forward for a Lord Mayor’s Business Award before nominations close on 19 July.

Brisbane set to host new Touch Rugby League competitions

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner today joined Touch Rugby League (TRL) ambassador Darren Lockyer to announce that Brisbane will be the host city for TRL’s showcase events in 2019/20.

Global education agents to be shown best of Brisbane

Education agents from across the world have arrived in Brisbane as part of the Brisbane – Start Here Go Anywhere program, which will profile the city as a world-class study destination to international student markets.

Brisbane primed for a blockbuster month of May-jor events

Brisbane is primed and ready for a blockbuster month of major events and exhibitions, which will provide a vital boost to the city’s hospitality, retail and service industries and give locals more to see and do in the city.

Grants set to encourage new tourism experiences in Brisbane region

Brisbane tourism operators are being encouraged to vie for grants of up to $10,000 each to develop exciting new experiences that will encourage visitors to stay longer in the region.