Apple really are going nuts with their retail stores at the moment. According to the Apple "job opportunities" page, there are currently positions available for a retail store in Chermside, Brisbane, making the largest shopping centre in Queensland the next home for an Apple store.There's obviously no word on when the store will open yet, but given the amount of time between the job listings for the other Apple Stores and their recent openings, I'd say store number 6 won't open until somewhere around October / November.
Next Australian Apple Store: Chermside, Brisbane?
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