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Brisbane bowled over as international cricketers hit town

Players from the Australian cricket team have gathered in the Queen Street Mall ahead of their highly anticipated ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 game against Bangladesh on Saturday (21 February).

Temporary closure of the Boat Pool

One of South Bank’s free water facilities, the Boat Pool, will be closed for maintenance from Monday 2 March until mid-June 2015.

Brisbane Greeter network bigger and better in 2015

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has congratulated hundreds of the city’s most passionate ambassadors as Brisbane Greeters celebrate the third birthday of the popular program.

Regional food giveaway

Come down and see the Visit Brisbane team at our market bus shelter on Queen Street to collect your free local produce grown in Brisbane's backyard.

Residents tempted to holiday in their own backyard

Brisbane Marketing has this week kicked off the next stage of its innovative local tourism marketing campaign that aims to show south-east Queensland residents just what they’re missing in their own backyard.

Record-breaking Lion King season leads into Wicked opening

More than 270,000 people watched The Lion King unfold on stage at QPAC, and now Wicked is raising the curtains.

Liverpool FC to paint the town red

Yes, one of the world’s most popular and recognisable football clubs, Liverpool FC, will be playing the Brisbane Roar in Brisbane on July 17.

Liverpool FC confirmed to play in Brisbane in 2015

English Premier League giants, Liverpool FC, have today announced they will tour Australia in July, kicking off their campaign in Queensland against the Brisbane Roar

Free fitness classes return to South Bank

Popular free group fitness classes will return to South Bank next month with the launch of the first Medibank Feel Good program for 2015.

Brisbane in 2015

Listed by The Guardian UK, Fairfax's Traveller and CNN as one of the top places to visit this year, Brisbane is the shining star of Australia in 2015.