Modern Student Accommodation in Brisbane, Australia

Rental Information and Internet access

Rent includes a provision for electricity, water and a provision of super fast internet access and there are a range of top-up data plans available which are cheap and affordable. Top up plans can be bought when necessary and there is no lock in contract. We offer fixed term leases.
You should be able to find all the information you need about Genesis 1 in order to apply for a room. If there is something we haven’t covered or you have a specific question then feel free to contact us via phone or send us a message and we’ll be in touch with you shortly.


    • Type A

    • Price

      $215 per week

    • Availability

      10 rooms available

    • Next Available Room

      8 May 2017

    • Type E style

    • Price

      $210 & $230 per week

    • Availability

      3 rooms available

    • Next Available Room


    • Type G

    • Price

      $235 single $300 per couple

    • Availability

      2 rooms available

    • Next Available Room

      1 July 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does my rent exclude?

    Your rent does not include:
    * Car Parking - $10 per week - spaces are limited and are subject to availability
    * Cost of telephone calls
    * Extra internet data after you have used your provision
    * Cleaning of your unit
    * Meals

  • What is included in the rent?

    The rent includes:
    * Occupancy fee of your furnished unit
    * Electricity,
    * Hot and cold water,
    * Telephone connection and telephone line rental,
    * Provision of internet, the amount of internet data is dependent on the lease term
    * Use of all facilities including swimming pool, gym and library
    * Weekly social events

  • What public transport is available?

    Genesis 1 is situated with bus stops directly outside that take you directly to Griffith University, Brisbane city - South bank, Queen Street Mall, and to Garden City Busway (only 1km from the complex). The Busway has dedicated bus lanes so you get to the city quickly never having to worry about the traffic. The buses you can to catch to get to the city fast are 111,555,150and 160. You will catch the 169 bus to UQ St Lucia.

    To plan your movements you can use With this you can plan how to get to your destination, when you want to leave or when you want to arrive. To start your plan you will use our address - 1848 Logan Road, Upper Mount Gravatt, 4122.

  • What do I need to do to reserve a room?

    Complete the Online Rental Application Form.

    You will be sent a responding Letter of Offer in response to your application. On receipt of our offer a booking security deposit of 2 weeks rental needs to be paid which will be held in the trust account and will convert to rent for the first two weeks of your lease. This deposit will secure your room. On receipt of this deposit you will be sent an e-mail confirming a room has been secured and the receipt will be attached.

  • What do I need to pay before I move in?

    Pay booking security deposit of 2 weeks rental. This deposit is only refundable if the booking is cancelled 1 month before the expected date of arrival.

    On arrival you will be required to pay the bond to Genesis 1 Student Accommodation, which is 4 weeks rental and the $30 linen charge. If you have successfully booked a car park space you will be charged a once off $50 access fee and the first two weeks car park charge of $10 per week.

    The bond will be lodged by Genesis 1 Student Accommodation, with the RTA and you will be sent notice of lodgement from the RTA.

  • How many people live at Genesis 1?

    A maximum of 184 people.

  • What rules and regulations apply?

    Standard tenancy regulation under the Residential Services Authority and Body Corporate by-laws.
    Please also refer to the Genesis 1 Resident Handbook.

  • What about the and telephone?

    This is separate from your rental amount.

    Genesis 1 has an in house phone system which allows calls between units or externally. Each student will have their own private phone number for their bedroom. There is no connection fee and internal calls are free. External calls will require pre-payment. Calls to Australian land lines are charged at 20c per call; mobile calls are 4c/2 sec and international calls are cost effective. Rates provided on enquiry after check in.

  • High Speed Internet?

    Super High speed internet is included in rental to 3 gig per month. An Ethernet cable is required for connectivity. NEW!! We also have Wi-Fi available.

    Larger download plans are available.
    10GB costs $15.00
    20GB costs $20.00
    40GB costs $30.00
    80GB costs $40.00
    120GB costs $50.00
    200GB costs $60.00
    500GB costs $80.00
    Expires at End of Month After Use

    Top up can be purchased as required. No contract or commitment required.

    Sign a 12 month lease and receive 10GB internet monthly.

  • Where is the laundry?

    There is a separate laundry in each apartment fitted with washing machine, dryer and laundry tubs. Excessive use will result in additional electricity charges.

  • Is car parking available?

    Car parking is available. Genesis 1 has a basement car park. If you wish to secure a car park space it will cost an once off access fee of $50.00 and $10 per week. Our secure parking has automatic gates and the basement, with 24 hour surveillance is locked at night.

  • What other facilities are available?

    We have a recreation room for you to relax and hang out with your friends. A pool table is available in the gym.

    • A gymnasium
    • A swimming pool
    • BBQ area
    • Small  Library
    • Socializing areas

    You can find out more on on the Facilities Page.

  • Can I make a request for flat mates to live with?

    Yes, at Genesis 1 we want everyone to feel comfortable and relaxed in their new home. We will do our best to accommodate friends/flatmates where possible.

  • What do I need to bring?

    Linen - sheets/towels, personal items and consumables.

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