Balmoral, an inner Brisbane suburb, is 4 km north-east of the city centre, across the Brisbane River. It was named after the country residence of Queen Victoria in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Now a suburb of scarcely more than 1.5 sq km, the name denoted a larger area before the Greater Brisbane amalgamation in 1925.

Further Reading: 

Rod Fisher & Barry Shaw, eds, Brisbane: people, places and progress, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane History Group, 1995

The Brisbane centenary official historical souvenir, Brisbane, Watson, Ferguson & Co, 1924


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