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Settling into Brisbane: A Quick Guide for New Residents

Use this quick guide to settling into Brisbane, where the team from Scotty’s The Movers provide an introduction to the city and how you can get the most from your new home. With this guide, you will soon be able to enjoy the Brisbane lifestyle like you have been here for years. If you are looking for an expert team to help you with your move, then you can give us a call and we’ll deliver the bespoke service you need for a stress-free relocation.

Navigating Brisbane’s Neighbourhoods

The vibrant and diverse inner city of Brisbane is home to cultural attractions such as Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, the beautiful designer gardens of Roma Street Parkland and a host of trendy cafes, and nightlife. Your Brisbane move will be all worth it once your explore these fantastic inner city neighbourhoods.

South Bank: The South Bank is a cultural hub, featuring museums, art galleries, and the iconic Wheel of Brisbane.

West End: The West End is known for its bohemian charm, with an eclectic mix of restaurants, bars, and live music venues.

New Farm: New Farm’s village atmosphere makes it the perfect place to get all the benefits of the city with all the community and quiet of chic small town life, with its parks, boutiques, and farmers markets.

Fortitude Valley: The trendy and cosmopolitan Fortitude Valley is renowned for its nightlife, restaurants, and laneways.

A new resident's guide

Embracing the Local Culture

The Brisbane lifestyle encompasses the great outdoors, arts and culture and an excellent food scene.

Outdoor Lifestyle: Moving to Brisbane is perfect for those who favour an outdoor-oriented lifestyle, With its parks, riverfront activities, and proximity to beaches, there’s something for everyone who loves spending time outside, whether engaging in sports or simply enjoying nature.

Arts and Culture: The city is home to a vibrant arts and culture scene, with the aforementioned QAGOMA, the Institute of Modern Art, Queensland Museum, the Aboriginal Art Co, Ipswich Art Gallery, the Museum of Brisbane and much more.

Food and Wine: A huge range of multicultural restaurants, cafes, and wine bars make Brisbane’s a diverse and exciting culinary scene, with fantastic food from all around the world available across the city.

Getting around Brisbane

Brisbane boasts an extensive modern public transport system that makes it easy to get around the city and explore its many distinctive neighbourhoods. A TransLink go card will allow you to travel on the bus, trains, ferries and trams with one integrated travel card.

Settling In Tips

Explore Local Markets: To really get a feel for your new home city, you can explore local markets such as the Jan Powers Farmers Market and the Eat Street Markets. These are a great way to soak up the local culture, sample local cuisine and understand what Brisbane is all about.

Join Clubs and Groups: After moving to Brisbane, meet locals by joining clubs and groups. It’s the best way to quickly become part of the community and feel like you belong.

For help with your Brisbane move from a highly experienced and professional team of removalists, contact Scotty’s The Movers today and we will be here to assist you. Call us now on 13 0086 4278.


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