Rare heritage building damaged by flood

Brisbane’s second-oldest convict-built structure was a victim of the 2011 floods. A retaining wall at the Royal Historical Society of Queensland’s museum at the old Commisariat Store in William St partially collapsed after a water main under the footpath burst. The building is only one of two remaining structures built by convicts in Brisbane – the other is the Spring Hill windmill. Historical Society president Carolyn Nolan said the damage forced closure of the RHQS... Read More

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