Brisbane

Brisbane, capital of Queensland, on the Brisbane River, 25 m. from the sea, 500 m. N. of Sydney, is the chief trading centre and seaport of the Colony; it has steam communication with Australian ports and London, and railway communication with Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide; prosperity began when the colony was opened to free settlement in 1842; it was dissociated from New South Wales and the city incorporated in 1859.

Population (circa 1900) given as 49,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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