Post Office Square, Brisbane

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Post Office Square — Queen Street level – looking towards General Post Office, Brisbane. Photo was taken during 2005

Coordinates: 27°28′4.44″S 153°01′40.44″E / 27.4679000°S 153.0279000°E / -27.4679000; 153.0279000

Post Office Square is a public square which is built over a collection of shops. The square is situated between Queen Street and Adelaide Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Post Office Square was opened on 5 April 1984.

The Post Office Square park area is on the Queen Street level, while the Post Office Square shops are on the Adelaide Street level.

There are stairwells leading from the park to the shopping centre from Post Office Square park area, including a stairwell from around the centrally-located round-shaped Post Office Square water feature.

Post Office Square is opposite the General Post Office building, on the Queen Street side, and ANZAC Square on the Adelaide Street side.

In 2008, the heritage-listed statue of Major-General Sir William Glasgow by leading Brisbane sculptor Daphne Mayo was relocated to Post Office Square, with the statue of the Major-General facing ANZAC Square.[1]

The Post Office Square parkland is a very popular picnic and lunch area for tourists and city workers who work in the area.

On 15 October 2011 Occupy Brisbane commenced in post office square as part of the global 'Occupy' movement which started with Occupy Wall Street on 17 September 2011.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winter 2004". Time and Place. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 June 2013. 

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