Over 2 million people call the energetic, fast developing city of  Brisbane, capital of Queensland, home.  Straddling the Brisbane River,  despite suffering major set backs during the floods, has bounced back  embracing the river as a life giver as well as life taker.

Clustered on the South Bank are the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre, with noted interactive exhibitions, and Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, among Australia’s major contemporary art museums.

What’s happening in Brisbane this week>>