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




Redcliffe BeachWoody PointScaffolding around the construction of the building known as the Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street CaboolturePine Rivers Ambulance Service, Petrie, ca. 1980sWhitehouse FamilyHornibrook Bridge ConstructionMumford Barn, North Pine Country Park, 1994Morayfield School Centenary on 4 August 1973Redcliffe AerodromeTodd's Cottage, North Pine Country Park, late 1980sCr Chris MinettiStrathpine Library - Station Road Strathpine - 15 April 2020 - items to be assessed following branch stocktakeAnnual Caboolture Show on 6 June 1970The outskirts of Woodford during the 1999 floodsSam BuckleySt BarnabasBadger Hall Estate, Murrumba Downs, 1996Osprey House Environmental Centre, 975 Dohles Rocks Road Griffin, 1996Dick White (left) with an unidentified workerArmy Leopard ASI part TankAerial view of Caboolture Sports CentreExport Packaging Exhibition in Brisbane which opened 28 November 1959Deception Bay State Primary School 75th AnniversaryBeach FunHistoric building in Dayboro, 1976Willy's sedan parked in front of holiday house in Fourth Avenue on Bribie IslandScarborough State School Class PhotoEarly photograph of North Quay and Milton Reach, Brisbane ca. 1884Piggott's bakery and general store, Strathpine, ca. 1920Seafood FestivalJ.M. Newman's home in Caboolture, ca. 1934Elizabeth Avenue Eatons Hill, residential developmentChristmas Party 1959Parish of Whiteside - Land by Portion - Sales and SelectionFred EatonSettlement CoveFlooring of the southern part of the rear annex of the North Pine School of Arts at Petrie, 1997A wagon owned by Mr R.T.T. Clews, ca. late 1940sBancroft Baths - 2004 archaeological study - site 2Ken Heaney, Jim Gilbert and Ian Dench in a meetingOfficial opening of the North Pine Water Supply Scheme at Petrie, 22 April 1961Redcliffe Bathing PavilionSeabraeHotel GrandeLagoon near the site of the old Normanby Distillery, Strathpine, 19993 workers working on flooringWamuran Basin State School Picnic Day, ca. 1930sBridge on Editors Road Enoggera, 1894King StreetHome of Wilhelm and Anna Felschow at Moodlu, ca. 1913

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.