Place:South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


NameSouth Brisbane
Typeinhabited place
Coordinates27.480278°S 153.020278°E
Located inBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
source: Family History Library Catalog

Name and boundaries approved by Queensland Place Names Board 11 August 1975. Boundaries amended by the Minister for Natural Resources and Minister for Mines 29 November 2002. Originally used as distinguishing name from North Brisbane (present City area) from Penal Settlement period (1824-42), from Brisbane River, which was named in 1823 by John Oxley (1785?-1828) NSW Surveyor-General, after Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane (1773-1860), Governor of New South Wales 1821-25. Source : The State of Queensland (Department of Environment and Resource Management) 2010

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