is the second largest country in Australia. When compared to other countries, it can be stated as an example that it is 5 times larger in area than Japan. The population is 4.5 million people and the capital is Brisbane. More than half of the people live outside the urban area of Brisbane, which is a different situation compared to other countries where the majority of the population lives in large urban centers. This state has 5 of the total 11 natural garden areas of Australia. These include the scenic Rome National Parks, Frase Island, the Riversleigh Fossil Fields, the Wet Tropics and one of the 7 wonders of the world – the Great Barrier Reef. As the country with the lowest tax in Australia, with new technologies and services and enough space for development, Queensland is certainly a desirable destination for many new businesses every year.
Queensland was inhabited by Aborigines 65,000 years ago. The first Europeans to visit this area were Dutch explorers Willem Jenz and Jan Carstens. The first conqueror of Queensland was James Cook, who came to this territory back in 1970. After that, it became part of New South Wales and a colony of Great Britain at the same time. Queensland officially seceded from New South Wales in 1851.
From an economic point of view, Queensland is one of the largest tourism centers in Australia precisely because of the large amount of natural heritage it possesses.
is the capital and most populous city of Queensland. It has a population of 2.2 million. It is named after the Brisbane River on which it is located and which was named after the Scottish Governor of New South Wales, Sir Thomas Brisbane.
Brisbane is rapidly developing as a diversified and energetic global city with an economy worth 114 billion dollars. It is part of Australia’s fastest growing metropolitan region, Southeast Queensland, with a population expected to double to almost 4 million by 2056.
The biggest sights of the city are Queensland Cultural Center, South Bank Parklands, Brisbane Powerhouse, Alma Park…
The key occupations that are becoming very popular in Brisbane are related to the construction industry, education, finance, health, mining, transport, etc. More than half of the population of this district works in these industries. In addition, still in this part, all these occupations are in short supply and represent an opportunity for immigration.
Business services make up more than a quarter of Brisbane’s total economy. That sector is the largest in terms of the number of employees in this city.
- The city of Brisbane is better known as “Bris-Vegas” because of its cosmopolitan way of life. Brisbane’s home name is “Mian-Jin” which means “spike-shaped place”.
- Brisbane is Australia’s new world city with an economy worth 135 billion dollars.
- In 2003, the center of Brisbane was recognized as the best center in the world by the International Downtown Association (IDA), beating some of the most glamorous cities in the world.
- Brisbane is the third largest capital by geographical area in the world. It occupies about 1,140 square kilometers.
- This city was originally called Edenglassie. The name was changed in 1834 after the Scottish Governor of New South Wales from 1821 to 1825, Sir Thomas Brisbane.
- During World War II, many American forces were stationed in Brisbane, and the campus of the University of Queensland was turned into a barracks for the last three years of the war.
- Brisbane is considered one of the 10 best cities of the future according to the London Financial Times FDI magazine.