The sun rises in the east due to the stationary position of the sun, and the relative position of the Earth. If the Earth's axis is considered up, then, when looking down at the North Pole, the Earth is spinning counter-clockwise.
Asked in Astronomy, Australia, Seasons
Which direction does the sun rise from Brisbane?
Wherever you live, the Sun basically rises in the East, and sets in the West. There are some variations depending on the season and latitude. In Brisbane, in the summer there, the Sun will rise in the South East. In the winter it will rise in the North East. ...