Christmas Eve 1941 it was decreed that all public and private employers and households were to immediately start building shelters.
The Albert St church, circa 1889, carries the cross as the prettiest church in the city, thanks to the distinctive style of architect GHM Addison.
The oldest surviving Anglican church in Brisbane was partially rebuilt in 1869 to enhance the original place of worship,
This unusual granite clad house with domed turret, hidden from the street, sits perched on one of the highest ridges in Kelvin Grove.
Of all the grand timber villas that in the 19th century were studded along New Farm’s riverfront, Amity is the sole survivor.
This pair of army drill halls (and their parade ground), dating from 1914 and 1954 respectively are a rare surviving and intact pair from totally different eras.
Brisbane’s second airport, located 11km south of the CBD and once the home of QANTAS, Ansett and TAA, has a history dating back to 1855.
As a quaintly suitable accessory for the nearby historical race grounds, Racecourse (later Ascot) Railway Station was purpose built to bring in the crowds to the popular horse races.
This, one of the first block of flats to be built in Brisbane (in 1929), was the start of a trend that saw New Farm’s sprawling Victorian villas replaced with art deco and Spanish Mission flats
At the time Ballow Chambers was was built in 1924-26, Wickham Tce was in the throes of establishing itself as Medical Row with doctor’s rooms popping up everywhere.
This gothic gabled stone house was designed and built by prominent mid-19th century Brisbane citizen and mayor from 1864-65 Joshua Jeays on 39 acres of freehold land.
In its early days this grand decorative building was the venue for distribution of unemployment, sickness and funeral benefits for needy families by the founding group of members.
For a couple of years from 1958 onwards, neighbours of this house would have been privy to the extraordinary harmonies of three young boys’ voices as they practised relentlessly.
In the late 19th century the riverside of this part of new farm was lined with grand residences and ornate villas such as this sandstone one.
Courier newspaper proprieter Charles Buzzacott was so impressed with the Courier building designed for him by the talented and ubiquitous Richard Gailey that he commissioned him to design this gracious villa.
Hidden amongst the trees on the hill behind the XXXX Brewery is this old brick See house, built in 1865-68 for Edward Tufnell, the first Anglican Bishop of Brisbane.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Triple M Rocks Tattersall's Race Day with live rock band
Join the Southern Cross Soloists as they chart a new musical voyage
Oscar Wilde’s The Young King comes to life on stage at QPAC from July 23 to 27
There's no better time to get out and explore Brisbane’s backyards
A new show has been added for A Conversation on Narcos at The Tivoli
Celebrate Queensland's local produce and craft beer
‘Unlearning’ brings together new and recent artworks
The Brisbane BBQ Festival is an epic 2-day celebration of music, meat and fire
Sunsets by Sanctuary Cove is a fantastic 2-day festival