Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland,and the third most populous city in Australia. mountain ranges. It sprawls across several of Australia’s most populous local government areas (LGAs)—most centrally the City of Brisbane, the most populous LGA in the nation. The demonym of Brisbane is “Brisbanite”, while common nicknames include “Brissy” and “River City”.
One of the oldest cities in Australia, Brisbane was founded upon the traditional lands of the Turrbal people who named the area Meanjin.