This inner city waterfall was fairly roaring away as I walked past this morning. I’ve often noted its…

This inner city waterfall was fairly roaring away as I walked past this morning.

I've often noted its old brick surrounds and wondered if it is the site of John Oxley's fresh water. Apparently the original settlement for Brisbane was supposed to be at Redcliffe, but the plagues of biting insects made them look elsewhere.

There is an obelisk almost directly above this point on North Quay that reads "Here John Oxley landing to look for water discovered the site of this city. 28th September 1824."

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