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Travel Tips
Brisbane, Australia
     
Directories Map of CBD - with links to hotels
http://www.brisbanecitylife.com.au/bcl/brishotelmap.htm

Queensland Map: http://www.queenslandholidays.com.au/about_queensland/maps.cfm

Interactive Maps:
http://www.whereis.com.au/whereis/home.jsp

Look up local numbers and addresses
http://www.whitepages.com.au (residential)
http://www.yellowpages.com.au (corporate)
 
 
 
Transport TransInfo (Queensland transport schedules, maps, timings)
Telephone hotline (local call): 13 12 30
http://www.transinfo.qld.gov.au/Timetables

Queensland Rail (local train schedule, timings etc)
http://www.qr.com.au/
 
     
Place to visit Guide to Brisbane City: http://www.ourbrisbane.com/
Queensland Holidays: http://www.queenslandholidays.com.au
Brisbane Powerhouse: http://www.brisbanepowerhouse.org

Weekend markets by the Brisbane River and New Farm (chinatown)
 
     
Around Brisbane Gold Coast:
http://www.queenslandholidays.com.au/_assets/images/maps/gc_lg.pdf
Quite touristy!
  Sunshine Coast: http://www.queenslandholidays.com.au/_assets/images/maps/sc_lg.pdf Quieter
 
 
Places to eat Punjabi Palace (butter chicken)
Tibetan Kitchen
The Chantahn
Norman Hotel (best steaks)
Kopi Tiam
Thai Panic
Simon's Place
Thai Kitchen
Thai Pochana
Hunan Cuisine
Tibetan Kitchen
FreeStyle
Hungry Jacks (local Burger King - try Oz Burger)

Must try local foods: Fish and Chips, Mocha from any cafe, Sticky date pudding, mudcake, cheescake from the cheesecake shop, steak and mushroom pie
 
     
Events Any concert at the Brisbane Live Entertainment Centre
Woodford Folk Festival
 
     
Shopping Queen Street Mall
Stones Corner
Harbour Town (just before gold coast)
 
     
Amenities

National Australia Bank - http://www.nab.com.au
Westpac Australia - http://www.westpac.com.au
Telstra (phone): http://www.telstra.com.au
Energex (electricity): http://www.energex.com.au
RACQ (Local automobile rescue): http://www.racq.com.au/

 
     
     

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