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 .
Report on the World Refugee Day rally and march in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, on Saturday June 24th 2006. Folders include a flyover tour of the entire march route, an aerial view of the park where the rally was held, with descriptions, and a 'details and colour' section with embedded photographs of some of the sights along the way.
Old Museum Building, Brisbane, Australia. Built in 1891 it was originally called the Exhibition Hall, in 1899 it became home to the Queensland Museum and stayed that untill the museum moved to the Queensland Cultural Centre in the 1980's. Today it is home to the Queensland Youth Orchestras.
Croke Park has become one of the most prominent features of Dublin's northside cityscape. In proximity to the airport and the city centre, the stadium's imposing architectural splendour stands proud on 700,000 sq feet of the Irish capital. Home to the Gaelic Athletic Association or GAA, Croke Park is at the heart of Irish sporting life. In 1993 a grand plan to completely reconstruct Croke Park ...