It’s been a long time since we had a ‘Clocks In Public Places’ post but I was out and about taking some photos this weekend (you can see some of them here if you’re interested) and remembered to grab this one :-)
This is the clock tower for Brisbane’s City Hall.
The building itself – fully opened in 1930 – is undergoing some major renovations, but thankfully the clock is working just fine. The clock chimes on the quarter-hour.
The tower in which it’s housed is 70m tall and is based on the design of the St Mark’s Campanile in Venice, Italy. Ironically, Brisbane did a good impression of Venice last year. Luckily, City Hall was not affected.
Apparently there’s a viewing platform in the tower, although whether that’s still open during the building works, I can’t tell you.
On a final note: an interesting image of the tower under construction can be found here.