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New Farm Park, Brisbane

Categories: Nature & Parks
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New Farm Park is a public park located in the suburb of New Farm, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The park covers 15ha and is situated at the south-eastern end of the New Farm peninsula on a bend in the Brisbane River. The Powerhouse arts centre is located at the eastern end of the park.The area was dotted by lagoons and waterholes which the Aboriginals named Binkin-ba, meaning "place of the land tortoise".HistoryFollowing the founding of the convict settlement on the Brisbane River, the land on which the park now stands was initially a farm. A racecourse was built on the site in 1846, which operated until 1913, when the land for the park was acquired by the Brisbane City Council. The Queensland Governor Hamilton Goold-Adams conducted the official opening of the park, which was delayed until July 1919 because of World War I.The rotunda was built in 1915. It was part of the formal park work began by the Brisbane City Council in 1914. Other facilities included a croquet lawn, picnic areas, cricket wickets, tennis courts and football grounds.EventsFor a number of years the park was the finish line for both the short and long races in the Bridge to Brisbane. The park is also the location for the Queensland Pride fair day.
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  • New Farm Park has a variety of roses, flowering trees and amazing city views on a relaxing lawn of grass. Jacarandas cover the lawn where they are in luxurious purple in October. Historical markers do...  read more »
  • The Park is suitable for visiting not very hot day. Places to take shelter from the scorching sun. The whole territory maintained well enough, despite the large number of visitors.
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  • new farm park裡面有種植好多顏色的玫瑰花,這次特地去這公園是要看浪漫的紫色藍楹花,不過只有一兩棵有,也不是很茂密。可能還不是花季。公園有很多年輕人,情侶和一家大小,有的野餐,曬太陽,玩球,還有一對新人在外拍婚紗照。 
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