Brisbane Trades Hall

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The Brisbane Trades Hall, ca. 1928

The Brisbane Trades Hall is the Trades Hall building in the Australian city of Brisbane. It is used by the Queensland trade union movement for meetings, offices, social and educational events, and is the location of the Trades and Labour Council, now known as the Queensland Council of Unions. The foundation stone of the original trades hall in Edward street, North Brisbane, was laid on 4 April 1891 by Sir Charles Lilley.

In 1984 the Trades and Labour Council, as the board of management, sold the property and moved to a new property at Peel Street, South Brisbane. As the original property was granted for the specific purpose of being used as a Trades Hall, the Brisbane Trades Hall Management Act 1984 was required to be passed authorising the transaction, with planning controls on the use of the original historic building.

Coordinates: 27°28′21.81″S 153°01′01.01″E / 27.4727250°S 153.0169472°E / -27.4727250; 153.0169472