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Carmody'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 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.




Group of workers at a functionMango Hill Estate, Anzac Avenue Mango Hill, ca. 1996Helena CourtThe BeaverMill Construction - 30 October 1956Members of the pioneering Chambers family of Mount PleasantChristmas Party - Child on merry-go-roundMill StoryGeorge NineSeries of proofs - Buildings in the Pine Rivers ShireWoolworths Supermarket - Warner Marketplace Samsonvale Road Warner - 10 April 2020 - staff managing customers in and outQuinn's Crossing Bridge (formerly known as Whiteside Crossing), WhitesideCecil KrollAerial view of quarries operations on Kremzow Road Warner (corner Old North Road), 1996The Redcliffe Fire Brigade BoardAlbany Creek scene near Albany Creek State High School, ca. late 1980sConstruction and Machinery - Petrie Mill - PowerstationGroup in the Garden at Dayton - Christening of TootsMembers of the Redcliffe Bowling ClubGood Templars HotelKevin Leitch's house and development of Containers Packaging plant on the front landMcLean Road North Camp Mountain - 25 April 2020 - Peterson Road ANZAC display - 001Bracalba Tennis Club in 19244KQ Koala visiting the Strathpine West State School, ca. 1993Ralph Latcham's Ian Fairweather hut replicaA decorated floatDamaged Machinery - Petrie MillWoody Point Special SchoolBayview Terrace Deception Bay in 2001Fort Bribie - 2016Halfway HouseJackie Delaney (Dlaney)Old barn at Albany CreekNolan's slab shed, South Pine Road Brendale (Section 92, Parish of Warner), 1976Ethel FlanaganDeans Street flooding 2011 - 1Anzac Avenue Petrie, 1950sForestry - EquipmentRoadworks along Old Northern Road Albany CreekNational BankBathers at MargateBribie Ferry Man Christmas Light Cruise 2023SS Koopa in Pumicestone Passage near the Bongaree Jetty in 1948Timber for the bargeConstruction of King Street Caboolture railway bridgeSpinnaker Park Playground - Newport - 04 May 2020 - Empty playground with noticeBeverley SmithForestry - Worker cutting down treesSister Ruth (Adeline Constance Brown), 1920sMy Family History Journey - Julie Boardman

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.