is a compact city, which is easy to explore on foot. At the heart of Brisbane's
Central Business District shopping area is the Queen Street Mall. The
large Myer Centre is the mall's core department store with over 200 individual
shops. A dining court and food hall offers a variety of international
fast food and during lunchtime, both are crowded with office workers.
A few shopping arcades reside in the Queen Street Mall namely, Broadway
Mall, Brisbane Arcade, and Rose Arcade.
shopping will include Paddington and Milton districts where a range of
interesting small shops of art, crafts, galleries, and books are available.
Australian opals including those found in Queensland are tax free to international
visitors and are available from a few specialist stores such as Quilpie
Opals. For Aboriginal arts and crafts,check out Eagle street, which is
a popular weekend market site and is the best place to go for quality
and affordable local arts and crafts.
hours are from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays, and until 9 p.m.
on Fridays. During weekends, shops are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays
and form 10.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays.
Creations, 199 Elizabeth St.
Centre, Queen Street Mall
on the Mall, Queen Street Mall
Opals, 68 Queen Street