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A-Z Of Brisbane Icons: P

We're up to the letter P in Laurel, Gary and Mark's A-Z of Brisbane Icons, and we couldn't go past Peter Hackworth, Parliament House or the Powerhouse in our list!

But what did our listeners think?

Peter Hackworth: 

Peter Hackworth is Brisbane's first lady of markets, restaurants, cafes and bars.

She's an entrepreneur and highly successful businesswoman, and for over 50 years has created a series of brave, eclectic and iconic venues and events, that continue to transform Brisbane's cultural and gastronomic landscape.

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Parliament House:

If you ever visited QUT's Gardens Point campus, you will be familiar with the Old Parliament House.

It's nestled in between the city, the university and the Botanic Gardens.

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Powerhouse:

It was the second major plant for Brisbane, operating from 1953 to 1986 in Tennyson overlooking the river.

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Photos: Wiki Commons, Peter Hackworth, Queensland Library. 

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