Invicta House

Stage Number: MBNH.09.01.80

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Brisbane City (CBD)

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 172 Edward St, Brisbane City

Latitude & Longitude: -27.46930556,153.02769444

Time Link: 1922

Map Link: 1923

Image Time Point: 1923

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Invicta House was built in 1922-23, Architects: Atkinson & Conrad. It was built for wool merchants Hooper & Harrison Ltd. In 1961, it was bought by the Australian Labor Party (A.L.P.) The A.L.P. had leased part of the building since 1958, for its radio station 4KQ. It was renamed ‘Labor House’ and it was the A.L.P. state headquarters until 1972.


J. Ford & S. Grassadonia, C.B.D Masterplan Heritage Survey 2003-07, Parts 1-5, (B.C.C., 2008)

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2058 Moreton District Maps – A Series. 6 miles to the inch. Moreton District. 6 miles to the inch. Survey Office, Brisbane. 634900