Brisbane Powerhouse is Queensland’s home for contemporary culture, a magnificent power station of the 1920s reborn as an arts centre on the Brisbane River. Based in the heart of New Farm, this impressive building is now a cultural landmark recognised and loved for its legacy of graffiti and life performances across genres including music, comedy, […]
Historical building Collections
This 1877 heritage-listed church, in the Gothic Revival, is situated on a prominent site in Toowong. Designed by Francis D G Stanley it contains stained glass windows by William Bustard and a sandstone font.
Army Museum South Queensland (formerly known as the Victoria Barracks Museum) is a Heritage-listed site containing many reminders of early life in the Colony of Queensland and the early days of the Commonwealth. The buildings date from 1864, although the majority were built just before or just after Federation. The Barracks is still in use […]
Wolston Farmhouse, operated by the National Trust of Australia (Qld), is a historic farmhouse on the Brisbane River. It was built in the 1850s and is situated at Wacol. It is the only remaining house from the post-convict era, when estates were surveyed along the river. The home of a Crown Commissioner for Lands, pastoralists, […]
Step back in time and visit the wedding chapel of the district’s early settlers situated close by the Gateway motorway on busy Wynnum Road. Spreading Jacaranda trees shade the graves of pioneers and their descendants, dating from 1868 to 2008. The beautifully restored award-winning Pioneers’ Chapel is available for hire for civil and religious weddings […]