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Brisbane trams: Why we no longer take them to work, and where to go for a ride today

Trams are an iconic part of Melbourne, just as they used to be in Sydney. But you may not know they once played an important role in Brisbane's public transport system. At a time when [...]

Brisbane trams: Why we no longer take them to work, and where to go for a ride today 2018-03-22T08:57:07+00:00

Brisbane Tuff

Brisbane Tuff indeed is a wonder rock and has been quarried since first settlement of Brisbane. The first quarry was the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and from there stone for many buildings and churches was sourced. [...]

Brisbane Tuff 2018-01-03T08:14:45+00:00

Remount Depot

Horses for the Army. Work at Wilston. Source: The Telegraph: 15 September 1914 One of the busiest centres of military preparations in the metropolitan area is the remount depot at Wilston, where all the horses,bought [...]

Remount Depot 2018-01-01T10:08:15+00:00

Windsor’s heritage-listed homes and places

The Brisbane City Council maintains a Heritage Database which allows searches for places, heritage buildings and places of significance. Physical details, historical information, builder, architectural period and style plus photographs are all available through the [...]

Windsor’s heritage-listed homes and places 2017-12-30T12:18:33+00:00