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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.




Wamuran Basin State School, ca. 1940sThe KoopaDeteriorating building structures once used on St Helena IslandCaboolture Historical Village - Axemen's Hall of FameJames Wedding GroupOrient HouseScarborough State SchoolLawnton Cricket Club, Premiers 2nd Grade, Junior Division (Queensland Cricket Association), 1935/1936Area used by the United States 1st Cavalry Division as a parade and drill ground, 1943RacesRedcliffe Hospital with car park in the foregroundTransfer. R.D.M. Gus GehrmannCaboolture Fishing Club in 1924Boardman RoadUnknown Male in suit with trees as backgroundPine Rivers Shire Council Recycling Scheme promotion with Allan (Alfie) LangerNorth Pine Country Park, 1995Visit by the Governor of Queensland - Sir Colin Thomas HannahProof Sheets for publication Tracks and Times, 1988 - Proof Sheet 1Clive and Louise Day and family, ca. 1990sRock formation in front of the Department of Fisheries ComplexMachine Shutdown - 1974 - 1 September 1974Quinn family and friends tennis outing in the late 1920sArthur J. MesserNorth Pine Country Park - Sunday MarketsEllenBella MewesCaboolture Library - Hasking Street Caboolture - 15 May 2020 - reopening meeting room closedRedcliffe JettyIntersection of Francis Road, Ellis Street and Sparkes Road before the construction of a roundabout, 1985Treasury building in Queen Street Brisbane, ca. 1884View from Samsonvale Cemetery, 1988Hyde Dairy, North Pine Country Park, 1994Redcliffe Jetty Opening Day 1922King Street Caboolture, 2020Bribie Island Library - Welsby Parade Bongaree - 8 April 2020 - emptying returns chute with ppe - 001Display of Aboriginal artefacts (not local)Bancroft Family, ca. late 1890sMt Tibrogargan from the railway lineCaptain LucasTed Smout Bridge from ClontarfMill StoryDr Thomas Lane Bancroft's family home at Deception Bay, ca. 1898Opening of Norman L. Reilly Park in Strathpine, ca. 1993Kevin Leitch's house and development of Containers Packaging plant on the front landFischle family home at Laceys Creek, ca. 1914M.D.'s Safety Pennant Presentation 1974Cr G. (Gary) ParsonsAlex Brazier CarrierBoardwalk at John Oxley Reserve, Murrumba Downs

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.