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Welcome to Moreton Bay - Our Story

The 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 BeachRedcliffe JettySeries of proofs - Buildings in the Pine Rivers Shire


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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Staff celebrating the start-up of the machinery at the Petrie Mill, 30 August 1957Deception Bay State Primary School - Grade 5 in 1963Heaton's Home, ca. 1905Redcliffe ParadeYoung ladClontarfSimon Banfield, General Manager Planning Group, ca. 2000Redcliffe RSL and Ex Service ClubKangaroo Avenue Bongaree - 25 April 2020 - Anzac Day displayRedcliffe ParadeOur Lady Help of Christians Catholic SchoolBoardwalk at John Oxley Reserve, Murrumba DownsA Conservation Management Strategy for Samsonvale Historic CemeteryNetting mulletRailway Bridge to PetrieUnknown MaleAttewell's Sawmill employees in a procession, ca. 1920sMount Pleasant SchoolBeaconsfield StreetAlbany Creek cemeteryLaunching the boatsTwo women in period costume at North Pine Country Park, PetrieDennis Lancet busLuna Park at RedcliffeForestry - Looking out across Forestry PlantationVisit by the Governor of Queensland - Sir Colin Thomas HannahVarious sites around the Pine Rivers Shire photographed during a Council tour at facilities in 1991SS Koopa at Redcliffe JettyThe Blue Pacific Hotel at WoorimScenes along the way from the Ferny Grove to Dayboro Train Walk 1994Ernest Lacey (1879-1944) from Laceys Creek in World War 1 (WWI) uniform in the 1910sDon Imison & Allan SchwartzGrace Lutheran ChurchRates Incentive Awards presentation held at Westfield Strathpine, 19934KQ Koala visiting the Strathpine West State School, ca. 1993Sir Robert Menzies (Prime Minister of Australia) VisitChristmas Party - Children with their presentsNew Years Eve Fireworks, Bribie IslandGloria with SusanMcCarthy FamilySouth Pine Road Brendale, ca. 1996Front of the North Pine School of Arts, 1996Official opening of Westfield Shopping Centre on Monday evening, 22 August 1983Working on steel frame construction outside buildingDeception Bay Library - Bayview Terrace Deception Bay - 16 May 2020 - reopening reading area cordoned offDr Joseph Bancroft's Meat Preserving Works, ca. 1898The Jeffreys Shield awarded from 1956 for cricketSlab barn on property owned by Bradley family, Dayboro Road, Dayboro, 1976North Pine Presbyterian Church, Petrie in 1976Todd's Cottage, North Pine Country Park, late 1980s

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.