Closing day crowds at Expo 88 in Brisbane

Brisbane Exposition and South Bank Redevelopment Authority1988-01-01/1988-12-31

Queensland State Archives

Queensland State Archives
Runcorn, Australia

The World Exposition was an internationally recognised event held in Brisbane. The buzz of activity, the investment in South Bank’s infrastructure and the spotlight on Brisbane transformed the city. The physical legacy left by Expo 88 turned South Bank into a thriving social space and prominent cultural hotspot: 42 hectares was dedicated to the construction of the South Bank Parklands.


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