The Brisbane Institute is an independent think tank based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, founded in 1999. It holds various talks, functions, debates and similar activities on average once every 2 to 3 weeks. Notable speakers include Justice Michael Kirby, Lady Kennedy of The Shaws and the painter Jeffrey Smart.
The Institute specialises in social, political, economic and cultural issues. In 2004-05 it had a particular emphasis on the regional planning issues confronting South East Queensland (SEQ). In addition to the regular functions, the Brisbane Institute also curates exhibitions, including 'The Two Hundred Kilometre City' and 'Defending the North: Queensland in the Pacific War'.
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