Queensland Government Architect

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The Queensland Government Architect is a position within the public service of Queensland, Australia with responsibility for the design of government buildings in Queensland. It was formerly known as the Queensland Colonial Architect. The position is located within the Queensland Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning.

List of Colonial Architects in Queensland[edit]

  • Charles Tiffin, appointed in December 1859.[1]
  • Francis Drummond Greville Stanley, appointed in July 1873[2]
  • John James Clark, appointed in July 1883[3]
  • George St Paul Connolly, appointed acting Colonial Architect in December 1885 following the resignation of John James Clark,[4] appointed Colonial Architect in July 1886 but backdated to January 1886,[5] a position he held until the government abolished the position in July 1891[6]
  • Alfred Barton Brady, the Engineer for Bridges and Inspector of Divisional Board Works assumed the responsibilities (but not the title) of Colonial Architect in July 1891,[6] but in September 1891 it was announced that his title would become Engineer for Bridges and Supervising Architect[7] although he was frequently referred to as the Colonial Architect in newspaper reporting[8] Brady retired in 1922.[9]

List of Queensland Government Architects[edit]

Notable staff[edit]

Other staff employed within the office of the Queensland Government Architect include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GOVERNMENT NOTIFICATIONS". The Moreton Bay Courier. Brisbane. 27 December 1859. p. 2. Retrieved 22 July 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "OFFICIAL NOTIFICATIONS". The Queenslander. 12 July 1873. p. 3. Retrieved 22 July 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "The Colonial Architect". The Queenslander. 28 July 1883. p. 27. Retrieved 22 July 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "Current News". The Queenslander. 26 December 1885. p. 1013. Retrieved 22 July 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "Official Notifications". The Queenslander. 10 July 1886. p. 68. Retrieved 22 July 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
  6. ^ a b "Current News". The Queenslander. 25 July 1891. p. 186. Retrieved 22 July 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
  7. ^ "Current News". The Queenslander. 19 September 1891. p. 570. Retrieved 22 July 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
  8. ^ "Current News". The Queenslander. 18 February 1893. p. 294. Retrieved 22 July 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
  9. ^ "OBITUARY". The Brisbane Courier. 1 June 1932. p. 18. Retrieved 14 November 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  10. ^ "Left his mark in the State". The Courier-Mail. Brisbane. 3 February 1951. p. 5. Retrieved 3 January 2016 – via National Library of Australia.
  11. ^ "Queensland Government Architect". 9 October 2014. Archived from the original on 14 December 2014. Retrieved 14 December 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)