Herston, an inner suburb of Brisbane with mixed residential and institutional uses, is 2.5 km north of the CBD. Lying south of Breakfast Creek, it is bounded by Ballymore Park to the west and Bowen Bridge and the RNA Exhibition grounds to the east. The southern boundary is the Mayne Workshops railway line, separating Herston from Spring Hill.

Further Reading: 

D.J. Hacker et al, Herston recollections and reminiscences, Brisbane, Queensland Women's Historical Association with the assistance of the Brisbane City Council, 1995

Queensland heritage register website, for detailed history and description of hospital and medical school precincts


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