New Farm Bowls Club

New Farm Bowls Club is said to be the fourth oldest bowls club in Brisbane. The beginning of the New Farm Bowls Club at 969 Brunswick Street dates from 1905, when the Turner’s paddock part of the Kinellan Estate was bought by Messrs G. G. Muller and J. N. McCallum. They then sold the land …

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New Farm Library

In 1960, the Brisbane City Council planned to build a Library in Brunswick Street and two buildings were demolished to make way for the construction. It was to be called the New Farm District Library. At that time local residents had to travel all the way to Hamilton Library or into the City to borrow …

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Story Bridge

This article draws on the excellent history by Michael Moy, Story Bridge: Idea to Icon, as well as articles and information. This fine structure is an icon for many New Farm residents as well as Brisbane and Queensland people. In 1926 the new Brisbane City Council recommended the building of a bridge linking Kangaroo Point …

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