CLUB, PUB & RESTAURANT IN BRISBANE, QLD
Geebung RSL Club is your complete entertainment venue offering a la carte dining, coffee shop, wood–fired pizza, bars, free live entertainment, 96 of the latest poker machines, TAB, Keno and function facilities.
You will find the Geebung RSL at: Cnr Newman Rd & Collings St, Geebung
Keep up to date with BeerDeLuxe by following them on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Geebungrsl/
A postwar suburb, Geebung is 12 km north of central Brisbane. Originally known as Geebong, the name refers to the Personia species of shrubs and trees, which produce an edible fruit or nut. It is believed that the word originated in New South Wales, derived from an Aboriginal language group of the Sydney region. Any connection with A.B. Paterson’s ‘Geebung Polo Club’ poem is co-incidental: Paterson apparently just liked the sound of the name.
During World War II the southern part of Geebung was host to the Chermside Army Camp, occupying much of Marchant Park. Two years after the war Industrial Sales and Service (ISAS) gathered together war surplus Nissen huts for their sales headquarters on remote Robinson Road, north Geebung. In 1949 the Brisbane City Council zoned that area for general industry, and an abandoned American Army dump was cleared for the Olympic tyre factory. Its production assembly began in 1950. Somewhat late, the Geebung primary school was opened in 1953. A Catholic primary school followed in 1964. The population of Geebung and neighbouring Zillmere increased from just over 7000 people to nearly 18,000 during 1954-66.