Fort Lytton , Brisbane , Australia . In the 1870's Brisbane lived in fear of attack from the Russians , so Fort Lytton was built at the mouth of the Brisbane River . Why was Brisbane living in fear of Russian attack , who knows , but the Fort gave Lytton a bit of status which helped the township grow .
Wivenhoe Dam provide a safe water supply to Brisbane and adjacent Local Authorities.
The dam has been built across the Brisbane River about 80 kilometres by road from the centre of Brisbane. The dam is also designed to prevent flooding of the capital city of Queensland.
Archerfield Airport, Brisbane, Australia. Built in the 1930's and used by Quantas and the other major airlines, during WW2 it was used as a military air base. Today it is used mainly for civil aviation.
Mt.Cootha Lookout Brisbane , Australia . The lookout gives you pretty good views across Brisbane . Became a Public Recreation Reserve in 1880 , In 1918 a kiosk was built , it's still there today but in a much changed form .
The RAAF Museum is located on the Sturt Highway on the "Sydney" side of Wagga Wagga, Australia. The main Museum building has been gutted in a complete maintenance overhaul and refitting. The building is not due to be reopened until early next year. However located next to the building are five aircraft, on permanent display, for all visitors or tourists to Wagga Wagga to come and inve...