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Welcome to Moreton Bay - Our Story

Bullock team hauling empty molasses tankers from the Normanby Distillery to the Strathpine Railway Station, ca. 1948 Hornibrook Highway ca. 1970 Woodford Motors in 1932Carmody's Royal Hotel in 1978Redcliffe BeachRedcliffe JettySeries of proofs - Buildings in the Pine Rivers ShireThe Morrison family home in the Samford Valley, 1907Caboolture River Bridge on Morayfield Road, ca. 1920sOpposite the Redcliffe Jetty  ca. 1925


The Moreton Bay Local History Collection captures the history of the Moreton Bay Region, showing how our communities and suburbs have grown and changed over time, from the influences of large manufacturers, to the growth of our suburban centres and communities that are along the coastline and D'Aguilar Range.

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Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that content in this website and various linked websites may contain images, voices, or names of deceased persons.




Additions to the Arana Hills Library under construction, 1991Duke of Edinburgh VisitCampingMrs Hanorah Mullins with her son Denis Doyle (who was known as Dinny)The Mermaid Pool at Deception BayLahoreParkland at ClontarfConstruction and Machinery - Petrie MillLower King Street Caboolture (Wharf Road), ca. 1940Enjoying a swimHornibrook HighwayKathy and Debbie Gillette at the front gate of Frederick and Heather Gillette's pineapple farmBaby PortraitVic HarrisNorth Pine Country Park - Plaque located in entry to North Pine Presbyterian ChurchSamford milk truck, ca. 1942Pool Promotion Day at Lawnton Swimming Pool, Gympie Road Lawnton, 1990sYoungs Crossing Road, Bray ParkStreetscape in Wamuran township, ca. 1920sCaboolture Memorial School of Arts HallHeadstone and grave of Douglas Greensill (3 August 1881 - 14 April 1955), Albany Creek CemeteryThe site where Andrew Gregor had a property named Old Caboolture StationNorth Lakes Library - The Corso North Lakes - 29 May 2020 - Level 2 StationErnie and Beatrice Weber, ca 1990sAerial photograph of an unknown locationKirra HouseTheatre ProjectorsInglis' StoreTed Newton came to Burpengary at the age of 10Men who helped build the Samford Farmers Hall, 1919Woodford Centenary Celebrations, 1958Machine Shutdown - 1974 - 3 September 1974Signing of Water Supply AgreementBurpengary Fire BrigadeLahey Brothers SawmillJonkers GarageMoodlu School in 1912Esplanade, RedcliffePetrie Mill - Machine - 1974 - 5 September 1974SS Koopa at seaBush Children's Hayes Inlet - 1Lionel Cavanagh at his graduation in 1977Sir Robert Menzies (Prime Minister of Australia) VisitKangaroo Avenue Bongaree - 25 April 2020 - Anzac Day displayDeans Street children's Easter hats - 1BNE-LFB-227-ScarboroughRedcliffe Shopping CentreRedcliffe Peninsula Lions Children's Train RideMachine Shutdown - 1974 - 31 August 1974Group of Australian Army men camped at Strathpine, 1944

We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Country across our region. We also acknowledge and pay our respects
to the Kabi Kabi, Jinibara and Turrbal Traditional Custodians, and their elders past, present and emerging.