Brisbane - Useful Information
There are no inoculations required for visits to Australia.
International dialling code: +61
United Kingdom Consulate
1 Eagle Street
(+61) (0) 7 3223 3200 - General and Consular Section
(+61) (0) 7 3223 3206/7 - Commercial Section
The Australian currency is the Australian Dollar (AUD) with 100 cents=AUD. Banknote denominations are from $5 to $100.
Brisbane is a humid subtropical climate with warm to hot and humid summers and dry, moderately warm winters. When the wet season hits the northern Australian tropics, Brisbane enjoys hot and clear summer days, though with afternoon thunderstorms. When winter arrives in Sydney and Melbourne, the Brisbane climate stays mostly dry and sunny, with temperatures generally remaining above 20°C.
Please Note: In January 2011, Brisbane experienced serious flooding across large parts of the city. Visitors should check details before travelling.