In one area, you are allowed to pet and feed the kangaroos with the following instructions.
Here's the joey moving around inside:
Brisbane has a lovely public swimming area with a great view of the city and the river.
Brisbane is just north enough that it's tropical. We passed many banana and sugar cane fields on the way. We saw lizards like the one below everywhere we went in the city.
...and then we flew home! It was my fifth visit to australia and it's always bitter sweet leaving. Perhaps one day i can convince my husband to live there.