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Petrie Terrace
StateLibQld 1 114044 Aerial view of Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, ca. 1925.jpg
Aerial view of Petrie Terrace, ca. 1925. Morrows biscuit factory (later to become Arnott Morrows) on River Road (renamed Coronation Drive in 1937), Milton, in the foreground.
Population: 1183
Postcode: 4000
Location: 2 km (1 mi) from Brisbane
LGA: City of Brisbane
(Paddington Ward)
State District: Brisbane Central
Federal Division: Brisbane
Suburbs around Petrie Terrace:
Red Hill Kelvin Grove Herston
Paddington Petrie Terrace Brisbane
Milton Brisbane River Brisbane

Petrie Terrace is an inner-city suburb and major thoroughfare in Brisbane, Australia. It is less than 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of the Brisbane General Post Office. The precinct is bordered to the west by Hale Street and to the east by Countess Street. Its northern boundary is Musgrave Road and its southern is Milton Road.


In Petrie Terrace, 60.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.1%, England 3.3%, Ireland 1.7%, Scotland 1.2% and Italy 0.6%.

Heritage listings

Petrie Terrace has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

  • 15-17 Caxton Street: Baroona Labor Hall
  • 1 Hale Street: Baroona Special School (now Albert Park Flexi School)
  • 69 Hale Street: La Boite Theatre Building
  • 25-61 Petrie Terrace: Petrie Terrace Police Depot
  • 256 Petrie Terrace: Florence House


In 2007-2008 the former Petrie Terrace Police Depot was converted to a retail precinct called The Barracks, which contains cinemas, restaurants, shops and offices with underground car parking. The heritage buildings have been incorporated in the development. The Barracks has a walkway connection through to Roma Street railway station.

Coordinates: 27°28′01″S 153°01′01″E / 27.467°S 153.017°E / -27.467; 153.017

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