Post Office Square, Brisbane

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Post Office Square
General Post Office seen from Post Office Square, Brisbane 02.jpg
Post Office Square, looking towards the General Post Office (2017)
LocationBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
Area3,300m²[1]
Created1984[2]
Operated byBrisbane City Council[3]

Post Office Square is a public square in Brisbane, Australia. It is located between Queen Street and Adelaide Street in the Brisbane CBD, and has an area of 3,300m².[1]

Under the square is a shopping arcade and six-level car park.[4] The square is opposite the General Post Office building on the Queen Street side, and ANZAC Square on the Adelaide Street side.

History[edit]

Sir William Glasgow Memorial in Post Office Square, 2009

Post Office Square was opened in 1984.[2] In 2008 the Sir William Glasgow Memorial was moved to the square, facing ANZAC Square.[5]

Protesters camped in Post Office Square from 15 October 2011 as part of Occupy Brisbane, before being evicted on 1 November.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Post Office Square". RikWare Pty Ltd. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Brisbane Central". Centre for the Government of Queensland. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Brisbane City parks". Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Pot Office Square" (PDF). CFS Retail Property Trust. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  5. ^ Edgar, Peter (2011). Sir William Glasgow : soldier, senator and diplomat. Newport, New South Wales, Australia: Big Sky Publishing. ISBN 9780987057495.
  6. ^ Vonow, Brittany; Jabour, Bridie (2 November 2011). "Occupy protesters vow to stay put". Fairfax Media. Brisbane Times. Retrieved 25 September 2014.

External links[edit]

Media related to Post Office Square, Brisbane at Wikimedia Commons

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