South East Queensland – with its picturesque hinterland and beaches of the Gold and Sunshine Coasts – is world renowned for its expertise in tourism and hospitality.
There are a number of world class universities with major campuses on the Gold and Sunshine Coasts including Griffith University, Bond University, Southern Cross University and the University of Sunshine Coast.
South East Queensland has two major international airports in Brisbane and the Gold Coast and is easily accessible from anywhere in the world.
South East Queensland is a playground for fun in the sun from famous attractions and theme parks from Australia Zoo, Dream World, Movie World, Wet n Wild, Underwater World and Seaworld.
With a casual beach culture, South East Queensland is famous for its world-class restaurants, shopping, entertainment and nightlife.
South East Queensland is full of natural attractions from legendary beaches and waterways which provide an idyllic backdrop for boating excursions, scenic flights and surf-based activities. Less than 30 minutes from the beach is Australia’s largest expanse of sub-tropical rainforest, bordered by rural farmland and bush where travellers can encounter Australia’s unique native wildlife and experience a taste of country life.