The purpose of the Brisbane Media Map is to provide an up to date and reliable snapshot of the current state of the media industry within Brisbane
The Media Services category encompasses firms that are based in, or directly affect, the media industries within South East Queensland. These businesses service the media industry to enhance their welfare, image and/or profitability. These firms are classified under 7 categories: Advertising, Media & Marketing; Education Organisations; Media Research; Media & Intellectual Property Law; Public Relations; Events Management; and Photographic & Graphic Providers.
The Community and Culture category includes organisations and events whose central focus is that of the people and provide support, enhance wellbeing and offer leisure and entertainment. These organisations or events are located in or are related to Brisbane and South East Queensland. This category includes Disability, Environment and Activism, Multicultural, Festival and Events, Health Media, Indigenous, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) and Religion and Spirituality.
Organisations and companies that specialise in the production and distribution of digital, online and computer-based content and services primarily located throughout Brisbane as well as the north and south Coasts. Encompasses the fields of entertainment software, e-Marketing strategies, web development and online publishing.
Government and non government organisations, clubs and associations supporting media based industries and professionals and regulating activities for businesses in the media sectors in the great South East Queensland.
Print media organisations still comprise a significant sector of the South-East Queensland media industry throughout the digital age. This category is a comprehensive overview of Greater Brisbane's newspapers, magazines, street press and publishers as well as organisations and associations involved in the creation of print media.
The Music category encompasses businesses and publications that directly influence the Brisbane music scene and can provide opportunities to media and communication students in terms of employment and experience. The businesses included also provide support and development opportunities for the music industry in Brisbane. These music support services are located within the Greater Brisbane area or have a direct influence on the Brisbane music scene.
The Film, TV and Radio are widely considered one of the most influential of all media forms and all part of a constantly evolving industry. The category encompasses all related channels, organisations and small businesses that are based in or directly influence the Brisbane and South East Queensland area, however are included depending on their relevance and influence in the area rather than where they are based. It aims to map the current organisations that are active and responsible for the production, distribution, and growth of the film, television and radio industries today.