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Welcome to Moreton Bay - Our Story

Redcliffe 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. 1925Bullock 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 Beach


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 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.




Checking out Operating TheatreFamily and FriendsThe Queensland Brands Directory for 1911C.W. Russell Redcliffe StoreMaryvale - Fuse Panel - Turbine RoomRedcliffe JettyMewes FamilyJ. IllingsworthCr S.H. Wilson receiving her Life MembershipRedcliffe's first fire stationDemolitionMaryvale - Pulp Mill ExtensionMill ConstructionMr Norm Litherland's house - 68 King Street CabooltureSir Robert Menzies (Prime Minister of Australia) VisitWestfield North Lakes - 13 Aug 2020 - showbags for sale in shopping centre due to cancelled show - 001Building of North StoreConstruction of the Sideling Creek Dam (Lake Kurwongbah)View of Mill Building Roof showing hail damageRates Incentive Awards presentation held at Westfield Strathpine, 1993Additions to the Arana Hills Library under construction, 1991Administration Block interiorMargate TheatreQML Pathology Warner Marketplace Samsonvale Road Warner - 10 April 2020 - coronavirus signageDrapery FireScaffolding around the construction of the building known as the Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street CabooltureScaffolding around the construction of the building known as the Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street CabooltureHorse and cart, ca. 1930Construction - Petrie MillDuke of Edinburgh VisitPetrie roundabout, 1996Donnybrook Camping Grounds, ca. mid 1970sFetch the doctor! - collection showcaseAt the RollerdromeEric Comes Calling - 2015Snake CageCaboolture Showgrounds, ca. 1920sFlood waters in the Strathpine areaLees FamilyMr P. Wyche - Construction EngineerAerial photograph looking northeast over the North Pine River, 1972MassHis LordshipFishing at Woody PointCaboolture Shire Centenary CelebrationsGardens at Alma Park Zoo, ca. 1990Caboolture Kindergarten on break-up day in 1979Noelene FoxToorbul Store, ca. late 1960sArthur and Charles Barbour with W.J. Barbour

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.