1. The early history of Brisbane Exhibition, located in the suburb of Bowen Hills, dates back to 1876 when it was first established as a platform for showcasing agricultural and industrial advancements in Queensland. The event, initially known as the Queensland Intercolonial Exhibition, aimed to promote trade and commerce within the state and foster economic growth.
2. Over the years, the Brisbane Exhibition has evolved into an iconic annual event, attracting visitors from all over Queensland and beyond. With its diverse range of attractions including agricultural displays, livestock competitions, carnival rides, live entertainment, and food stalls, the exhibition has become a beloved tradition for locals and a must-visit for tourists.
3. The Brisbane Exhibition grounds, also known as the RNA Showgrounds, have undergone significant redevelopment and expansion since its inception. Today, it encompasses a sprawling area of over 22 hectares, featuring modern exhibition halls, show rings, and open spaces. The exhibition continues to play a vital role in promoting Queensland’s agricultural industry and showcasing the state’s cultural heritage to a wide audience.