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Eagle Farm is a largely industrial suburb of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia, situated around six kilometres from the Brisbane central business district. It is the former site of Eagle Farm Airport, Brisbane's main airport until the opening of the Brisbane Airport. Eagle Farm was also the site of the disused Eagle Farm railway station. The locality of Whinstanes is located in Eagle Farm. Eagle Farm Racecourse, home of the Queensland Turf Club (QTC) and the main racecourse for thoroughbred gallopers in Brisbane, is located in nearby Ascot. Eagle Farm first appeared as a name in 1839, identifying a cultivation area in convict era Brisbane. Presumably, the name was derived from the presence of wedge-tailed eagles in the area. The Eagle Farm Women’s Prison and Factory, a Queensland Heritage registered site since 1990, was opened in 1829 in an attempt to separate male and female prisoners and, by 1836, was home to 40 female convicts. Despite additional fortifications, rendezvous between...
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Queensland, 4007, Australia osm