Town Category: Queensland
Petrie Terrace, QueenslandSuburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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%.
The Albert Park Flexi School is the only school in Petrie Terrace. Children in the area attend a number of schools in the surrounding suburbs; including the  in Paddington and Brisbane Grammar School (boys) and Brisbane Girls Grammar School in Spring Hill.
In December 1876, portion 296, North Brisbane made up of 12 allotments were advertised to be auctioned by Mr John Cameron. A map advertising the auction shows the allotments located in Jessie Street, Petrie Terrace.
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.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). “Petrie Terrace (State Suburb)”. 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
- “Paddington Ward”. Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 12 March 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
- “Petrie Terrace (entry 46582)”. Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
- “Albert Park Flexible Learning Centre”. Archived from the original on 19 February 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
- “Petrie Terrace SS”. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
- “Plan of subdivision of portion 296, north Brisbane”. State Library of Queensland. 18 December 1876. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
- “Baroona Labor Hall (entry 600277)”. Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
- “Baroona Special School (entry 600278)”. Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
- “La Boite Theatre (entry 602171)”. Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
- “Petrie Terrace Police Depot (former) (entry 601894)”. Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
- “Residence ‘Florence House‘“. Brisbane Heritage Register. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 14 July 2016.
- “History”. The Barracks. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
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