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Welcome to Moreton Bay - Our Story

 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. 1925Bullock team hauling empty molasses tankers from the Normanby Distillery to the Strathpine Railway Station, ca. 1948 Hornibrook Highway ca. 1970


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.




Woolworths Supermarket - Morayfield Shopping Centre - Morayfield Road Morayfield - 11 April 2020 - bare toilet paper shelvesRedcliffe ParadeMr Harrison's Concert PartyBelvedere HotelIgloos situated at ToorbulBeach along foreshore at Deception BaySoldiers from the 2/101 Australian Mobile Battalion camped at Strathpine, 1945Homestead known as Creeklands, ca. 1928Working on steel frame construction outside buildingPortion of the Normanby Distillery buildings at Strathpine in disrepair, 1974Forestry - MachineryAlf and Harry Lechner at Laceys Creek, 1924Craig Road Upper Caboolture and surrounds, 2020Osbourne PointUnknown Official VisitFebruary 2022 Floods - Pure Tennis, Samford Rd, Ferny HillsPine Rivers Shire Council Nursery, Woonara Drive PetrieWoodford Memorial Trees - Ross, W.Projection PlantCorner shopChild with motor bikeLorne Villa located at 3 Connors Street Petrie in 1986Lakeside International Raceway, Lakeside Road Kurwongbah, 2006Butcher shop used by the United States of America (US) 1st Cavalry Division during WW2 (WWII), 1987Gympie Road near Westfield Strathpine, 1983Nazarene HospitalG. and G. PilgrimPhoto images by Jack Eagle and Barbara Wallace - 2Redcliffe BeachBotany - Harland Drive AnnexeBusesRollerdromeCaboolture State High School - Form 12a in 1969Pine Rivers Shire Council Recycling and Waste Disposal Facility, Old Gympie Road Dakabin (Qld.)Brumbies at White PatchVisit by the Governor of Queensland - Sir Henry Abel SmithSmall hut in the bushMr and Mrs Jack Wilkinson, ca. early 1930sConstruction - Petrie MillPupils of Caboolture State School in 1914Lifesavers at RedcliffeLawnton Showgrounds, showing a four wheel buggyHumpybong State Primary School BallForestry - Worker sitting on a planting machineWoody Point JettyVisit by the Governor of Queensland - Sir Henry Abel SmithIntersection of Old North Road, Campbells Pocket Road and D'Aguilar HighwayAerial photograph of the Normanby Distillery, Strathpine, ca. 196382 King Street CabooltureAnzac Day Redcliffe 1919

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.