World Expo 88 Site

Stage Number: MBSH.03.01.99

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: West End-South Brisbane-North Woolloongabba

Epoch: Late 20th Century

Street Address: Stanley Street, South Brisbane

Latitude & Longitude: -27.47702778,153.02161111

Time Link: 1988

Map Link: 1987

Image Time Point: 1987

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The World Expo 88 ran from for six months (30 April to 30 October 1988). The theme of the international expo was “Leisure in the Age of Technology”, but the event also coincided with the Australian bicentennial celebrations.


Kowald, Margaret. with Val Donovan, Ruth Kerr, Kay Cohen, Lyndsay Smith, and Jean Stewart. Lost Brisbane and Surrounding Areas: The Later Years. Volume 2. RHSQ. 2016 page 212-215

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Qimagery. Brisbane 1987. Scale: 1:25,000.