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Queensland Places – Normanton – Former Bank of New South Wales Building

Bank of New South Wales, Normanton, ca. 1922. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 142273

The former Bank of New South Wales, now Westpac Bank, Normanton building was constructed in 1886 as the bank’s permanent premises in the town, intended to serve the Normanton region. The establishment of a bank branch here reflected the area’s growth and prosperity. By the mid-1880s, Normanton, on the Norman River, had developed as a … Read more