Frequently Asked Questions

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane General Information

When will Queen’s Wharf Brisbane open?


Queen’s Wharf Brisbane will commence a staged opening from August 2024.


Who is the developer for Queen’s Wharf Brisbane?


Destination Brisbane Consortium is the developer for Queen’s Wharf Brisbane. Destination Brisbane Consortium is a joint venture between The Star Entertainment Group, and Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook Enterprises and Far East Consortium.

Our consortium brings together a powerhouse of Australian and global experience in property and hotel development, consumer and retail markets, entertainment and hospitality.

For more visit our Partners page

What is Queen’s Wharf Brisbane?


Brisbane’s newest entertainment and lifestyle precinct encompassing The Star Brisbane, a diverse mix of new riverfront space, great dining options to suit every taste and budget, exciting nightlife and entertainment. Plus, local and international retail brands and world-class 4-star, 5-star and 6-star hotels.

Located in the CBD, on Brisbane’s river edge, the multi-billion-dollar development will feature iconic contemporary architecture alongside beautifully restored heritage buildings, and provide locals and tourists with more than 12 football fields of public space to enjoy. The development will also make Brisbane more connected with a new pedestrian bridge, linking the CBD to South Brisbane.

The development is built on the edge of the Brisbane River – how will it stand up to major weather events that result in flooding?


The Brisbane River Catchment Flood Study has been carefully considered during all design and planning stages of Queen’s Wharf Brisbane.

The study details have been at the forefront of the development’s design and have informed the heights for where essential services will be placed within the development. This means that services will be resilient to major flooding impacts to assist with continuity of operation within the arc shaped building and supporting towers (core of the development).

Where there is risk of flooding to public spaces closest to the river, Destination Brisbane Consortium has designed the public space surfaces to be durable, impact and flood resilient.

How can I stay informed and updated on the development?


Destination Brisbane Consortium will continue to engage and provide information to the local community, businesses and work with governments. In the meantime, we encourage people to stay up-to-date through a variety of ways:

You can also visit The Star Brisbane website for further information around the resort, hotels.  food and beverage experiences and Event Centre.

What are some of the beneficial economic impacts to be driven by the development?


Queen’s Wharf Brisbane will deliver transformational impacts on Queensland jobs, training and tourism. Some key impacts include:

  • Creation of around 2000 jobs during the peak construction period.
  • Creation of more than 8000 jobs in Queensland once fully operational.
  • Projected 4 million additional tourists per annum.
  • Projected $1.69 billion annual increase in Queensland tourism spend.
  • $4 billion projected boost to Gross State Product.
  • Additional training and apprenticeship opportunities through the Queensland Hotel & Hospitality School, a landmark partnership established in 2015 between The Star Entertainment Group and TAFE Queensland. For more visit or
  • The relocation of The Star Entertainment Group’s corporate office from Sydney to Queensland.

What parts of the development will be open to the public to enjoy?


Queen’s Wharf Brisbane will become a world-class destination for Brisbane. In addition to revitalised heritage buildings and an array of new retail, dining and entertainment options, it will also provide 12 football fields of public space to enjoy. This includes parkland, newly created river spaces as well as The Star Brisbane integrated resort development incorporating the Level 7 Leisure Deck and iconic Sky Deck positioned 100 metres above the Brisbane River.

How can I be part of Queen’s Wharf Brisbane as a potential job seeker or supplier?


The size and scale of Queen’s Wharf Brisbane will provide significant jobs, training and supplier opportunities for Queenslanders – during both construction and operational phases. Queensland individuals and businesses are encouraged to learn more about Queen’s Wharf Brisbane and the potential opportunities to get involved.

For more visit our Get Involved page.

What tourism opportunities are expected to be generated from the development?


Queen’s Wharf Brisbane will help position Australia’s fastest-growing capital city as an international tourism destination that attracts visitors and investment to Brisbane and greater Queensland. The tourism demand forecasting and research undertaken by Destination Brisbane Consortium indicates that the actual facilities and attractions the consortium is proposing will generate a projected 1.4 million additional tourists per annum.

Lead consortium partner, The Star Entertainment Group, along with its strategic consortium partners, also provide considerable and complementary hospitality and tourism development opportunities.


How tall are the buildings in the precinct?


All buildings within the precinct will comply with planning requirements and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s height restrictions for the Brisbane CBD, which is approximately 274 metres.