Queensland Teachers' Union Building

Stage Number: MBNH.09.01.95

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Brisbane City (CBD)

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 81 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City

Latitude & Longitude: -27.47125,153.02527778

Time Link: 1929

Map Link: 1934

Image Time Point: 1934

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Queensland Teachers’ Union Building was built in 1929, Architect: J.L. Balwin. It was a lso known as ‘The Teachers’ Building’ and retains its decorative, top-floor ballroom. It was the Q.T.U. headquarters until the union moved to new premises in Spring Hill in 1974.


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. 4 miles to the inch. Moreton District. 4miles to the inch. Survey Office, Brisbane. 634883