Queensland is a large state and people who live here come from many various cultures. There is a lot to do in Queensland—it is the perfect place to learn and try amazing new things.
Queensland people are friendly and outgoing. They are always ready to show you something new or help you out.
People in Queensland and the rest of Australia come from many different cultures. There are Indigenous Australians—one of the oldest cultures in the world—and also people from Europe, Asia, North and South America, the Middle East and Africa. If you live in Queensland, you can meet all these different people and learn about their cultures, hear their languages and try their foods. Queenslanders will be interested to learn about your culture too.
Queensland Government schools offer high quality programs and excellent pathways to guide students through each stage of their education journey, from Prep and primary school, to high school and preparation for tertiary study.
Queensland is the second-largest state in Australia—it has 1.7 million square kilometres and there is so much to see and experience. We have cities, bush country, beaches, reef and rainforests. The climate is warm most of the year and it almost never snows! Queensland is a great place to study, relax and play.
Lifestyle and health
Queensland has a wonderful sub-tropical climate and is known for outdoor activities, like sports and swimming.
We have excellent doctors, hospitals and healthcare system. In fact, the health and medical sectors are important industries in Queensland. There are many researchers and research facilities with world-leading projects and results.
Business and economy
Queensland is a modern place with a stable economy. Some of the main businesses here include farming, mining, health, building, tourism, manufacturing and services like lawyers and accountants. Our state’s main exports are coal, metals, meat and sugar, and our scientific research is respected around the world.
Accommodation and welfare
If you live with a host family in Queensland, you become part of the local community. You can practice English every day and maybe teach your host family some of your own language too! Many students stay friends with their host families their whole life.