A highly aesthetic sandstone and slate villa dating from 1864, Oakwal, still holds a commanding position in centre of the cul de sac that was once its surrounding estate.
This former school, whose pupils included offspring of the original white Valley settlers who arrived on the ship Fortitude in 1849, is one of the earliest existing ones in Queensland.
As the first major post-separation building erected in Brisbane, Old Government House, circa 1860-62, also wears the mantle of the only purpose-built Government House in Queensland.
This landmark building with its distinctive Byzantine style turrets was designed by GHM Addison and built in 1891 as Brisbane’s first Exhibition Building.
Built on the site of the 1860’s villa Cooltique Orana encompasses, at its rear, part of the old house.
In the first half of the 20th century a smattering of Russian orthodox churches sprung up around the Brisbane region to cater for immigrants.
One of Brisbane’s few remaining interwar tramway substations and one of its most prominent.
It is perhaps this landmark flamboyant house designed by Italian architect Andrea Stombuco that symbolizes what was Brisbane’s Belle Epoch.
Queensland’s seat of government since 1869, the wing of Parliament House facing George St was designed by Colonial architect Charles Tiffin and constructed between 1865-67.
Significant not just for its iconic Queensland style of multi storey wrap around cast iron verandahs, the People’s Palace is also a rare example of a purpose built temperance hotel.
This tiny timber place of worship sits nestled amongst a grove of towering gums on the edge of Simpsons Rd.
Of all Brisbane’s war memorials this rough hewn tuff seat, shaded under a jacaranda tree is a particularly beautiful and unusual one.
Several layers of history permeate the site and buildings of this landmark complex on the city fringe, beginning with the establishment, back in 1860 of the first major purpose built gaol for free settlers.
Originally known as Costin’s Cottages, the owner of these, one of Brisbane’s earliest rows of terrace houses c1863, was colonial Queen St chemist and onetime property guru William Costin.
The only surviving intact 19th century theatre in Brisbane and the oldest in Australia, since its construction in 1888
This landmark brick residence, remembered largely as the Queen Alexandra Home was initially called Hatherton, built as a private home in 1886 for businessman Reuben Nicklin.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Pack your mince pies & Christmas spirits – The Kransky Sisters are coming to town!
An all ages singing, dancing, magic, circus show spectacular
Make Fridays pop with blushing rosés & sparkling champagnes
Enjoy these enchanting concerts in the heritage-listed High Church
Coming to South Bank with a host of free, fun Christmas activities
A nostalgic celebration of Christmas magic for the whole family
Christmas Cinema returns to South Bank this holiday season
Experience a Christmas lights display afloat this year
Welcome in 2023 at Lina's exclusive NYE soirée
EDITOR'S PICK

Christmas in Brisbane

Get into the Christmas spirit this year with these 8 must-do festive events and activities for all ages across Brisbane City
Christmas in Brisbane
MUST DO

Northshore Christmas Boat Parade

Experience a Christmas lights display afloat when the Brisbane River lights up with a glittering cavalcade of illuminated boats
Northshore Christmas Boat Parade
THIS WEEKEND

Top Things to Do Dec 9-11

From Christmas carols, concerts, lights and parades and Jimeoin live to a glam new wine bar, some top things to do this weekend
This Weekend Dec 9-11
SUMMER GETAWAY

Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Take the break you truly need during this holiday season and enjoy summer in the heart of Broadbeach
Summer at Sofitel Gold Coast
MUST SEE

Government House Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights are back on at Government House with a spectacular display that is open to the public nightly for free
Government House Christmas Lights
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

December Guide

Looking for fun things to do with the kids this December? From Christmas Putt Putt and pantomimes to fantastic kids shows & activities
December School Holiday Guide 2022
EDITOR'S PICK FOR KIDS

Room on the Broom

Adapted from the much-loved picture book, Room on the Broom will cast a spell on young audiences when it flies in to Brisbane
Room on the Broom
NEW YEAR'S EVE

Brisbane NYE 2022 Guide

The best parties, events, cruises, concerts in Brisbane to end 2022 with a bang
New Year's Eve 2022
FESTIVE FUN

Christmas Putt Putt

Get into the festive spirit with the whole family at Victoria Park's special Christmas-themed Putt Putt course
Christmas Putt Putt
HOLIDAY FUN

Iceworld

Get your skates on and hit the ice these school holidays at one of Brisbane's epic Olympic ice rinks
Iceworld
HAMILTON arrives in Brisbane this January!
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