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The Historical Objects and Exhibits of the Commissariat Store, Brisbane

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The Commissariat Store is the oldest occupied building in Queensland, currently occupied by Royal Historical Society of Queensland (RHSQ). The Commissariat Store was originally built by convict labour,it has been restored and renovated building housing the museum and library.

Among the many historical objects and exhibits in the Commissariat Store, Brisbane, the following are some highlights:

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“‎Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.” Voltaire



Photo Credit: By GordonMakryllos (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons