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.
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.
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 .
Situated at the Port of Brisbane, Sunstate Cement maintains a manufacturing, storage and distribution facility with a capacity of over one million tonnes per year of both bulk and bagged cement products.