Books in Central Brisbane

Archives Fine Books

You could get lost in here for hours: rickety bookshelves, squeaky floorboards and (allegedly) a million second-hand books.
Books in Central Brisbane

Folio Books

A recently relocated and expanded downtown bookshop selling arty, eclectic reads. Opens early to distract the business crowd on the way to work.
in Queensland

Original Kuranda Rainforest Markets

Kuranda’s markets are throbbing by midday, and the Original Kuranda Rainforest Markets has incense sticks burning in the ground and an authentic vibe.
Market in Brisbane

Davies Park Market

Under a grove of huge Moreton Bay fig trees, this hippie riverside market features organic foods, gourmet breakfast stalls, herbs and flowers, jostling for elbow room with bric-a-brac and buskers.
Antiques in Brisbane

Paddington Antique Centre

The city’s biggest antique emporium is inside a 1929 theatre, with over 50 dealers selling all manner of historic treasure/trash: clothes, jewellery, dolls, books, ‘60s Hawaiian shirts, lamps, musical instruments, t…
Music in Central Brisbane

Record Exchange

This warrenlike, upstairs shop is home to an astounding collection of vinyl, CDs, DVDs, posters and other rock memorabilia. ‘Brisbane’s most interesting shop’ (self-professed).
Community in Northwest Corner

Doomadgee Aboriginal Community

The Doomadgee Aboriginal Community, 93km west of Burketown, has a retail area and fuel available. Village access is at the discretion of the community council.
Clothing in Brisbane


There's more than a touch of Japanese style evident at this hip boutique. Beautiful fabrics and fine details feature prominently in skirts, jackets, wraps, tunics, jewellery and retro winter knits.
Clothing in Brisbane

Retro Metro

A highlight of Paddington’s boutique-lined main street, Retro Metro stocks a brilliant selection of vintage gear: cowboy boots, suits, cocktail dresses, handbags, jewellery, vinyl, '80s rock T-shirts, sunglasses, va…
Clothing in Central Brisbane

RM Williams

An iconic manufacturer of Aussie bush/farm gear, RM Williams stocks natty leather boots, hats, oilskin jackets, belts, jumpers and flannelette shirts: the kind of stuff your rich agricultural uncle would wear when h…