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  • News Brisbane connects up as Wi-Fi New World City Brisbane City Council today announced an integrated Wi-Fi system which will provide free internet in South Bank and the Queen Street Mall, in time for the G20.  Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said that as of April visitors to the Queen Street Mall, Victoria Bridge and South Bank will be able to jump online to check their emails or surf the web using Council’s... More
  • News Brisbane boosts conference numbers Brisbane has won the right to host 16 conferences worth more than $30 million in a stunning September quarter for the local business events industry. The September quarter bid wins led by the Brisbane Marketing Convention Bureau included a number of prestigious medical, education, resources and IT conferences. Other bid wins led by the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition... More
  • News Brisbane program tops national MBA rankings The University of Queensland (UQ) Business School has risen to No.1 spot in the Financial Review Boss MBA 2013 rankings. UQ was one of five universities from Queensland to make Australia’s top 10 MBA programs.    For more information, please visit the AFR website.  More
  • News Brisbane CSIRO team wins ANSTO Eureka Prize Mobile mapping technology developed by a team of Brisbane researchers has received international recognition at the Eureka Prizes. The awards are to science and technology what the Oscars are to movies. The team’s spring-mounted, hand-held laser scanner gives researchers the ability to reliably map an environment in 3D simply by walking through it. For more... More
  • News Brisbane shines in global university cities index Brisbane has been ranked 21st out of 80 cities rated in a global university cities index; the second highest of any Australian city behind Sydney. The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Sea Turtle Index ranks the cities by potential educational, financial and real estate-related returns as well as work experience and social experience. Brisbane did best in the work... More