10 Best Places to Live in Australia


5) Brisbane, Queensland

Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia with a population of over 2,300,000 residents and is the capital of Queensland. Brisbane is a metropolitan full of color and diversity with immense economic growth propelled by art and technology, which have inspired an increase in tourist activity, thus bringing in even more revenue. It is the premier destination in Australia for college students with a total of nine universities offering studies in music, performance art, engineering, theology, biology, journalism, and more. Visitors can get a heaping taste of Brisbane culture by visiting local institutions such as the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, the Queensland Art Gallery, and the State Library of Queensland. The city has spawned an array of popular music artists and was once nominated as one of the top music cities in the world by Billboard. For those in search of nature inspired activities and attractions, Brisbane is home to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, and the Brisbane Forest Park.