Trams in Brisbane were a popular mode of public transport until the network was closed in 1969, leaving Melbourne as the last Australian city to operate a tram network until recently.
The 1974 Brisbane flood was a major disaster which temporarily crippled the city.
Today, Brisbane is well known for its distinct Queenslander architecture which forms much of the city's built heritage.
It also receives attention for its damaging flood events, most notably in 19.
He formed additional outstations and made several important journeys of exploration.
Also used as a headquarters by the American troops during World War II was the T & G Building.
These immigrants were selected and assisted through immigration programs established by John Dunmore Lang and Johann Christian Heussler and were offered free passage, good wages and selections of land.
He created a substantial settlement of brick and stone buildings, complete with school and hospital.
Brisbane was chosen as the capital when Queensland was proclaimed a separate colony from New South Wales in 1859.
During World War II, Brisbane played a central role in the Allied campaign and served as the South West Pacific headquarters for United States Army General Douglas Mac Arthur.