From 1942, the Royal Australian Navy located their Reserve Training unit in the Domain and the CBG. While the Domain was colonised by temporary huts, the Curator’s residence was commandeered as an Officer’s Mess and the Wave’s were billeted in the Botanical Museum. These buildings were then used by UQ and QIT. This aerial shows Gardens point in 1963 is still covered in huts (Source: SLQ/JOL 82108)