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As lo­cals well know, Queens­land’s cap­i­tal has shed its “big coun­try town” sta­tus to grow into a glam­orous, cos­mopoli­tan city, com­plete with a world-class arts scene that brings cul­ture vul­tures flock­ing from Sydney and Mel­bourne. Burst­ing with so­phis­ti­cated bou­tique ho­tels, it en­joys a thriv­ing foodie scene, de­liv­ers chic pam­per­ing and boasts a bustling arts precinct. Bye-bye, Brisve­gas; hello, Bris­broad­way.


Tele­topia. Max­i­mum call cost $1.32 per minute, in­clud­ing GST. Higher charges from mo­biles/pay­phones may ap­ply. Cus­tomer care: 1300 366 702.

The GALLERY OF MOD­ERN ART (GOMA) is the glam­our-girl of the South Bank cul­tural hub, at­tract­ing artists of global renown; qagoma.qld.gov.au. A re­cent re­furb of HO­TEL & SUITES, which dates back to the 1880s, of­fers a luxu

AESOPSOP ra­zor, $105, ae­sop.come­sop.p com MON PURSE wash bag, $149, mon­purse.com by Luke Mccarthy, $39.99, hardiegrant­gift.com.au

Refuel at LOST BOYS cafe in For­ti­tude Val­ley, where food is or­ganic, car­bon-neu­tral – and de­lec­ta­ble; lost­boys for­ti­tude­val­ley.com.

Select your sig­na­ture scent at LIB­ER­TINE PARFUMERIE, a Parisian apothe­cary set­ting; lib­ertinepar­fumerie.com.au.

QUEENS­LAND PER­FORM­ING pro­gram ranges from to the Aus­tralian Cham­ber Orches­tra; qpac.com.au.

JAS­MINE MINE & WILL py­ja­mas, yja­mas, $155, jas­mine­and­will.come­and­will.com

RUARK AU­DIO dig­i­tal ra­dio, $449, syn­er­gyau­dio.com

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