Brisbane – towards 2032
The future is here and it's in Brisbane
The fastest-growing capital city in Australia, Brisbane stands on the cusp of transformation as it prepares to host the 2032 Olympic Games.
Our green and famously liveable city is brimming with opportunities for those looking to capitalise on Brisbane’s Olympic journey.
This comprehensive report examines the economic potential of Queensland’s sunny capital city.
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Brisbane is in the throes of an infrastructural revolution. As the city undergoes rapid growth, with a staggering 1,600 new arrivals each week, exciting changes are sweeping across the urban landscape.
Brisbane's reputation as a clean, green, and liveable city has captured global attention as the city steps up to host the Summer Olympic Games in 2032. Our commitment to sustainability and innovation is making us the epicentre for cutting-edge development.
But with great growth comes great responsibility. Brisbane is investing massively in roads, rail networks and social infrastructure. We're transforming into a dynamic, accessible and well-connected metropolis. Learn more about the challenges and opportunities involved in this exciting era of development.
"It is fantastic to hear how people love our city as it is right now, and I am excited to see how residents and visitors receive the Brisbane of the future."
Brisbane's $181bn economy, fueled by a growing population, quality education, and a progressive business environment, is flourishing.
Post-pandemic, the city is attracting high-quality professionals, thanks to its thriving innovation hubs and business success stories.
With significant mining expertise to draw on, Brisbane is also poised to lead in emerging sectors such as clean energy, advanced manufacturing, medtech, logistics, and surging global demand for rare minerals.
The 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games are the final touch, catalysing monumental change in Brisbane’s economy.
"This report sets out how we believe Brisbane will change as we proceed down the “green and gold runway” to 2032, and the opportunities this will create. We are on the cusp of another great leap forward for our city. "
Brisbane offers an unmatched quality of life with its accessible lifestyle, affordable housing, and booming job market.
The city boasts a vibrant cultural scene, with a burgeoning food culture, riverside developments, and renowned restaurants and bars.
Major infrastructure and public development projects are underway to maintain connections and accessibility, as part of the city’s commitment to continuing to provide this enviable quality of life.
Lady Jane Edwards
“Brisbane is just the most wonderful, liveable city. It is just the right size. It has got vitality. Those are the things that are going to be the legacy of the Olympics. We will have a great new city to be proud of.”
Sustainability is woven into Brisbane’s DNA.
In 2016, Brisbane City Council achieved carbon neutrality, setting a remarkable precedent. It should be no surprise that Brisbane is committed to delivering the world's first climate-positive summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Leading the Renewable Energy Charge
The Queensland Government's bold renewable energy targets are reshaping our industries. With billions invested in clean energy projects and plans for Renewable Energy Zones, Brisbane is at the forefront of the renewable energy revolution.
Companies seeking to supply the Games will need to meet stringent sustainability requirements, setting new standards for emissions reduction and waste management.
"Brisbane is setting itself apart in its growth rate and its aspirations, leveraging off its richness in resources and landscape to lead an energy transition. Brisbane has always been proactive with renewables and incentivising them."
Brisbane's sporting scene is on the verge of an incredible transformation
As we prepare to host the 2032 Olympic Games, the city is becoming a global sports hub, offering exciting opportunities and innovations for athletes, investors and industry insiders.
This report delves into the heart of Brisbane's sporting revolution. Learn more about Brisbane’s legacy of growth through sporting events, pumping billions into the economy and putting Brisbane on the global map.
Feel the pulse of Brisbane's sports culture and gain exclusive insights into Brisbane's dynamic sports ecosystem.
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“Wouldn’t it be nice to name Brisbane the arts capital of the world? A lot of arts organisations are really punching way above. It would be really interesting to see that momentum continuing to grow and gathering further momentum because of the Olympics in the next ten years.”
“Brisbane is already well known as a leading global sports city and that reputation is only going to be enhanced as we get closer to the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.”