Sydney Opera House

Queensland Performing Arts Centre


Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is located on the corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Bank, Queensland. 

It is superbly situated at the heart of Brisbane's Cultural Centre precinct.

Box Office

The main Box Office is located upstairs (Level M) from the Grey Street entrance to QPAC - open 9am to 8.30pm, Monday to Saturday.

T: 136 246 (toll free outside the Brisbane metropolitan area)


Opera Australia performs in the Lyric Theatre.

Getting there

There are many easy ways to get to QPAC, whether it be via a short walk from the city across Victoria Bridge, driving and parking in one of the nearby carparks or using one of the public transport options that stop just outside the front door, or within easy strolling distance.  These include:

Train to South Brisbane Station, opposite QPAC in Grey Street.
Bus to the Cultural Centre Busway Station on the Melbourne Street side of QPAC.
CityCat to South Bank Ferry Terminal which is only a short walk along the river from QPAC, in South Bank Parklands.

Taxi to the designated taxi set-down and pick-up area on the Grey Street side of QPAC. Free taxi phones are located in the main Melbourne Street foyer, the Cremorne Theatre Lobby and the coffee shop level of the Playhouse, as well as at Stage Door.

For train, bus and City Cat timetable information please telephone TransLink on 131 230 or visit


If you do want to drive to the theatre, the Riverside Carpark is conveniently located, with entry via Melbourne Street or Stanley Place.

Parking costs
$15 per visit
$19 per pre-paid visit (2011)
$21 per pre-paid visit (2012)

Opens 7am Mon to Fri; 8.30am Sat, Sun & public holidays
Closes Midnight Tue to Sat; 10pm Sun & Mon & public holidays (pending events in the precinct)

The height of the Riverside car park is 2 meters.

Other Cultural Centre car parks are located at GOMA, Queensland Art Gallery, Museum and State Library of Queensland.

For more detailed information and maps visit

Restaurants and bars

There are a range of great bar and dining options within the QPAC precinct, covering everything from snacks and light meals to pre-performance à la carte dining.

For the full range of options visit


Visit QPAC's website for more comprehensive information about accessibility.

QPAC Brisbane


Please contact qtix

9am - 8.30pm, Monday to Saturday

T: 136 246
(toll free outside Brisbane metro)


General enquiries

T: +61 7 3840 7444
F: +61 7 3844 1839

Cnr Grey and Melbourne Sts
South Bank QLD 4101

PO Box 3567
South Bank QLD 4101