The two aircraft are Saro Londons and the pic was taken on the North Quay reach of the Brisbane River on January 21 1938. Five of them flew to Australia to take part in Australia’s sesqui-centenary. The buildings in the background are now the site of Expo 88 and now Southbank Parklands.
QANTAS S23 Empire Flying Boats
Supermarine Walrus Mk.1 X9515
This aircraft arrived at Point Cook on November 2 1942 and erection was completed on November 14 1942. The aircraft was put up for disposal around 1947.
The four images above courtesy of John Hewson.
Above images courtesy Ian Johnson HKAA