Brisbane

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Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.wikipedia
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Brisbane River

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The Brisbane central business district stands on the historic European settlement and is situated inside a peninsula of the Brisbane River, about 15 km from its mouth at Moreton Bay, a bay of the Coral Sea.
The Brisbane River (indigenous name Maiwar) is the longest river in South-East Queensland, Australia, and flows through the city of Brisbane, before emptying into Moreton Bay on the Coral Sea.

Moreton Bay

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The Brisbane central business district stands on the historic European settlement and is situated inside a peninsula of the Brisbane River, about 15 km from its mouth at Moreton Bay, a bay of the Coral Sea.
The Moreton Bay is a bay located on the eastern coast of Australia 14 km from central Brisbane, Queensland.

Australia

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Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide.

Queensland

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Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
The capital and largest city in the state is Brisbane, Australia's third-largest city.

List of cities in Australia by population

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Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.

Turrbal

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One of the oldest cities in Australia, Brisbane was founded upon the ancient homelands of the indigenous Turrbal and Jagera peoples.
The Turrbal are an Australian Aboriginal nation located around the region of present-day Brisbane, Queensland.

South East Queensland

South EastSouth-East QueenslandSoutheast Queensland
Brisbane's metropolitan area has a population of approximately 2.5 million, and the South East Queensland metropolitan region, centred on Brisbane, encompasses a population of more than 3.6 million.
The area covered by South East Queensland varies, depending on the definition of the region, though it tends to include Queensland's three largest cities: the capital city Brisbane; the Gold Coast; and the Sunshine Coast.

D'Aguilar Range

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The metropolitan area extends in all directions along the hilly floodplain of the Brisbane River Valley between Moreton Bay and the Taylor and D'Aguilar mountain ranges.
The D'Aguilar Range is a mountain range near Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Brisbane Airport

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A transportation hub, Brisbane is served by a large suburban rail network, popular bus and ferry networks as well as Australia's third-busiest airport and seaport.
Brisbane Airport is the primary international airport serving Brisbane and South East Queensland.

World Expo 88

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Several large cultural, international and sporting events have been held at Brisbane, including the 1982 Commonwealth Games, World Expo '88, the final Goodwill Games in 2001, and the 2014 G-20 summit.
World Expo 88, also known as Expo 88, was a specialised Expo held in Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia, during a six-month period between Saturday, 30 April 1988 and Sunday, 30 October 1988, inclusive.

1982 Commonwealth Games

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Several large cultural, international and sporting events have been held at Brisbane, including the 1982 Commonwealth Games, World Expo '88, the final Goodwill Games in 2001, and the 2014 G-20 summit.
The 1982 Commonwealth Games were held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from 30 September to 9 October 1982.

Tourism in Brisbane

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Brisbane is a popular tourist destination, serving as a gateway to the state of Queensland, particularly to the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, which are home to numerous popular surf beaches, located immediately south and north of Brisbane respectively.
Brisbane was named as "Australia's hippest city" by Lonely Planet in 2014.

Gold Coast, Queensland

Gold CoastGold Coast, AustraliaThe Gold Coast
Brisbane is a popular tourist destination, serving as a gateway to the state of Queensland, particularly to the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, which are home to numerous popular surf beaches, located immediately south and north of Brisbane respectively.
The Gold Coast is a coastal city in the Australian state of Queensland, approximately 66 km south-southeast of the state capital Brisbane and immediately north of the border with New South Wales.

Thomas Brisbane

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Named after the Brisbane River on which it is located—which in turn takes its name from Sir Thomas Brisbane, the Governor of New South Wales at the time of the city's founding —the area was chosen as a place for secondary offenders from the Sydney Colony.
Brisbane, a new convict settlement, was named in his honour and is now among the largest cities in Australia.

Port of Brisbane

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A transportation hub, Brisbane is served by a large suburban rail network, popular bus and ferry networks as well as Australia's third-busiest airport and seaport.
Port of Brisbane is the shipping port and coastal suburb of Brisbane, on the east coast of Queensland, Australia.

Brisbane City Hall

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Major landmarks and attractions include South Bank Parklands and the Queensland Cultural Centre including the Queensland Museum, Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, City Hall and King George Square, the Story Bridge, the City Botanic Gardens and Parliament of Queensland, ANZAC Square, Howard Smith Wharves, Fortitude Valley, West End, Teneriffe woolstores precinct, Roma Street Parkland, New Farm Park and the Brisbane Powerhouse, St John's Cathedral, Mount Coot-tha with its Botanic Gardens and planetarium, Redcliffe and Wynnum on Moreton Bay, and Moreton, Stradbroke and Bribie islands.
Brisbane City Hall, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, is the seat of the Brisbane City Council.

States and territories of Australia

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Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.

Redcliffe, Queensland

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A penal settlement was founded in 1824 at Redcliffe, 28 km north of the central business district, but was soon abandoned and moved to North Quay in 1825, opening to free settlement in 1842.
Redcliffe became Queensland's first colony in 1824; however, it was soon abandoned for Brisbane.

2014 G20 Brisbane summit

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Several large cultural, international and sporting events have been held at Brisbane, including the 1982 Commonwealth Games, World Expo '88, the final Goodwill Games in 2001, and the 2014 G-20 summit.
It was held in Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, Australia, on 15–16 November 2014.

Sunshine Coast, Queensland

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Brisbane is a popular tourist destination, serving as a gateway to the state of Queensland, particularly to the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, which are home to numerous popular surf beaches, located immediately south and north of Brisbane respectively.
Located 100 km north of the state capital Brisbane in South East Queensland, on the Coral Sea coastline, its urban area spans approximately 60 km of coastline and hinterland from Pelican Waters to Tewantin.

South Bank Parklands

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Major landmarks and attractions include South Bank Parklands and the Queensland Cultural Centre including the Queensland Museum, Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, City Hall and King George Square, the Story Bridge, the City Botanic Gardens and Parliament of Queensland, ANZAC Square, Howard Smith Wharves, Fortitude Valley, West End, Teneriffe woolstores precinct, Roma Street Parkland, New Farm Park and the Brisbane Powerhouse, St John's Cathedral, Mount Coot-tha with its Botanic Gardens and planetarium, Redcliffe and Wynnum on Moreton Bay, and Moreton, Stradbroke and Bribie islands.
The South Bank Parklands are located at South Bank in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Parliament House, Brisbane

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Major landmarks and attractions include South Bank Parklands and the Queensland Cultural Centre including the Queensland Museum, Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, City Hall and King George Square, the Story Bridge, the City Botanic Gardens and Parliament of Queensland, ANZAC Square, Howard Smith Wharves, Fortitude Valley, West End, Teneriffe woolstores precinct, Roma Street Parkland, New Farm Park and the Brisbane Powerhouse, St John's Cathedral, Mount Coot-tha with its Botanic Gardens and planetarium, Redcliffe and Wynnum on Moreton Bay, and Moreton, Stradbroke and Bribie islands.
Parliament House in Brisbane is the meeting place of the Parliament of Queensland, housing its only chamber, the Legislative Assembly.

Redcliffe Peninsula

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Major landmarks and attractions include South Bank Parklands and the Queensland Cultural Centre including the Queensland Museum, Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, City Hall and King George Square, the Story Bridge, the City Botanic Gardens and Parliament of Queensland, ANZAC Square, Howard Smith Wharves, Fortitude Valley, West End, Teneriffe woolstores precinct, Roma Street Parkland, New Farm Park and the Brisbane Powerhouse, St John's Cathedral, Mount Coot-tha with its Botanic Gardens and planetarium, Redcliffe and Wynnum on Moreton Bay, and Moreton, Stradbroke and Bribie islands.
Redcliffe Peninsula is a former municipality north-northeast of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia.

Goodwill Games

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Several large cultural, international and sporting events have been held at Brisbane, including the 1982 Commonwealth Games, World Expo '88, the final Goodwill Games in 2001, and the 2014 G-20 summit.
They were cancelled by Time Warner, which had bought ownership of them in 1996, due to low television ratings after the 2001 games in Brisbane.

Yugara

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One of the oldest cities in Australia, Brisbane was founded upon the ancient homelands of the indigenous Turrbal and Jagera peoples.
Jagera, also written Yagarr, Yaggera, Yuggera, Yugarabul and Yugaapul are the Australian Aboriginal people who are the Traditional Owners of the territories from Moreton Bay to Toowoomba including the city of Brisbane (including Ipswich).