The BCEC has just undergone a major makeover. The new-look centre is 52% bigger and can host an additional 250 events per year.
River Quay (formerly known as the Boardwalk Redevelopment) is the Parkland's new, waterfront dining precinct. It combines high quality waterfront open space with fine dining and is one of the most significant changes to the Parklands in ten years.
The open spaces and public areas within the Parklands are managed under lease by the Brisbane City Council, while South Bank Corporation is responsible for the cafés, restaurants and retail outlets.
Little Stanley Street is a beacon for food lovers and offers an incredible mix of cuisines from Turkish, Indian, Malaysian, Japanese and Mediterranean to modern Australian and Italian. Little Stanley Street epitomises the energy and vibrancy of Brisbane within a beautiful setting overlooking the Parklands.
Grey Street is Brisbane's cultural boulevard where commerce combines with creativity to create a truly diverse and unique tree-lined street.
Owned by South Bank Corporation and managed by AEG Ogden (part of AEG Facilities of the United States), BCEC is consistently ranked among the world's top convention centres as is evidenced by the centre’s numerous accolades including 156 major industry awards.
The Griffith Film School prepares the next generation of filmmakers, animators and game designers for exciting careers in the film, television and digital screen media industries.
The Queensland College of Art is a thriving community of creatives shaping the nation's art and design culture.
The Queensland Conservatorium is considered the most comprehensive tertiary music school in Australia offering classical instrumental studies, vocal performance and opera, composition, jazz, new music, popular music, musical theatre, music technology and electronic music.
Nestled at the southern entry to the South Bank precinct is the Queensland Maritime Museum which is one of Australia's largest maritime museums showcasing extensive collections of historical maritime artifacts, books and photographs.
Fully owned and operated by World Tourist Attractions Australia, the Wheel of Brisbane stands 60 metres tall, illuminating the South Bank skyline and river with thousands of LED lights at night and presenting a beautiful landmark for visitors and locals.