Sunnybank Telecommunications Facility

Stage Number: MBSH.02.10.45

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Sunnybank-Banoon

Epoch: Late 20th Century

Street Address: 50 Station Road

Latitude & Longitude: -27.57835278,153.05421944

Time Link: 1950

Map Link: 1951

Image Time Point: 1951

Suggest An Edit
View Your Faviourties


The area’s telephone exchange facility in Lister Street was opened in 1950. The communication tower was erected on this site by Telecom in 1987. For many local communities, the revolution of telecommunications, from what became the common household landline phone to the internet-linked mobile devises, changed ways of living, as the instantness in transmission and its diverse content reshaped the imagined space and globe (the concept of the ‘world’ and ‘earth’)


Paddocks to Pavements: Railway Centenary, Sunnybank 1885-1985. S.S.H.S. P&C Assoc. 1985. p. 14.

Image Citations

Map References

Qimagery. Greater Brisbane Area 1951. Scale: 1:16,000.