Living in Brisbane

Brisbane is the capital of the state of Queensland and it is the third largest city in Australia.

Brisbane is a genuine new-world city with the presentation of its positive attitude and creative confidence. Brisbane is developing vibrantly in it economy and education.

Brisbane exposed itself internationally during the 1982 Commonwealth Games, the 1988 World Expo and the 2001 Goodwill Games. Brisbane had the enjoyable weather with its warm climate, spectacular scenery and pleasant locals. In November 2014 the city hosted the G-20 summit, attracting thousands of media, delegates and security staff. Brisbane is a fast-growing city in Australia.

Public transport

With the Translink go card you can travel seamlessly on all TransLink bus, ferry and rail services across south-east Queensland. It’s the perfect travel companion. Get your go card from selected retailers and QR stations, online or over the phone, and top up your card balance like a prepaid mobile phone whenever it suits you.

You can contact Translink on 13 12 30 or visit the  website.

Living Costs

The choices you make about accommodation, transport, food and entertainment will greatly vary. The living in Brisbane website offers some guidance on typical expenses .


  • Newton College Pty Ltd T/A Newton College
  • Brisbane Campus Address: 98 Cleveland Street, Greenslopes, QLD 4120
  • Brisbane Campus Landline Number: (07) 3324 2705
  • Email: [email protected]
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  • ABN: 75 609 329 973 RTO Code: 41437 Cricos Provider Code: 03598G
  • Melbourne Campus Adr. 1: Level 10, 190 Queen St., Melbourne, VIC 3000
  • Melbourne Campus Adr. 2: Level 7, 55 Swanston St., Melbourne, VIC 3000
  • Melbourne Campus Landline Number: (03) 9937 2656
  • Working Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm