The Star Brisbane announces opening date for Queen’s Wharf

wharf
The Star Entertainment Group Brisbane CEO Daniel Finch. Picture: Nigel Hallett

The Star Brisbane will officially open the first phase of its $3.6 billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane precinct on August 29.

The Star Brisbane CEO Daniel Finch said a steady stream of new restaurants, bars, public spaces and destinations will begin opening from late August into September and throughout the remainder of the year.

“Like the rest of Brisbane, I am excited for this game-changing development to invigorate the CBD, including our nighttime economy and we will soon announce more exact dates for the diary,” he said.

“Fittingly, public spaces will be among the first areas to be opened and that includes the viewing platform on Sky Deck, Miller Park, and of course the Neville Bonner Bridge linking Queen’s Wharf to South Bank.”

The opening coincides with the Brisbane Festival with the transformed grassed public areas along the river including The Landing and Finger Wharves to open after Riverfire.

The Event Centre is ready to host a full calendar of events and conferences from early September,” Finch said.

“And we are preparing at full throttle to welcome our first guests to the five-star The Star Grand with bookings to open very soon.”

Entertainment venue LiveWire will be the first of the collection of dining and leisure experiences to open.

“LiveWire will be a safe and vibrant venue bringing the soundtrack of Brisbane to life with a lineup of music, comedy, live acts, special events and late-night entertainment,” said Finch.

“Not everything will open all at once on day one. That also means returning guests will find something new to experience, not just here at The Star but also across both sides of the river.”

A growing list of restaurants and bars across the precinct including Sky Deck and The Terrace, where the pedestrian bridge connects to the city, are under final fit outs and will open progressively.

“Brisbane is building a well-deserved reputation as a world class city and we are working hard to contribute to the tourism and cultural fabric that will make locals proud, provide thousands of jobs and attract global attention,” said Finch.