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Caboolture 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. 1970Carmody's Royal Hotel in 1978Redcliffe BeachRedcliffe JettySeries of proofs - Buildings in the Pine Rivers ShireThe Morrison family home in the Samford Valley, 1907


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.




Postcard of Terrors Creek (Dayboro), 1909Roundabout on Gympie Road next to Westfield, Strathpine, ca. 1985Lyn LewisNorthern aspect of the construction of the Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street CabooltureWooden overhead railway bridge in King Street CabooltureMachineryNorth Pine Country Park - Replica of the North Pine Branch of the Queensland National Bank, ca. 1980sLoading Blood Donations into the Red Cross BusPine Rivers Park, Gympie Road Strathpine (as part of the Pine Rivers Festival, 6 June - 14 June)Official opening of the new Caboolture Police Station in King Street CabooltureAerial View of Petrie, ca. 1942Mueller CollegeVikingsScotts PointCruice's cattle dip, Dayboro Road Dayboro, 1976Dam at Murrumba Downs, 1996Aerial view of the Australian Paper Manufacturers (APM) Petrie Mill, ca. 1957Preparation DepartmentUnknown FarmArrangement of native flowers in a jug on a tableConstruction of the new cafe buildingPresentation to Dick MaddernYoung LadiesSmall Girl on TricycleTom Petrie Memorial in its original positionEllen and Bert MeredithPhonographCladding installed as part of the construction of the building known as the Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street Caboolture Mullet Run RedcliffeMaryvale - Recovery Boiler HouseOld Petrie Police Station that was relocated and renovated at the Samford Showgrounds, HighvaleC.S. Burton & A.S. Gehrmann making a speechElva Elson sitting in driver's seat of car with young boy sitting in the backGroup of past students attending jubilee celebration at Warner State School, 1926Sports and Recreation, Mt Nebo style, ca. 1982Centenary of Local Government (Caboolture Shire) processionPetrie Mill - Machine - 1974 - 28 August 1974Pine Rivers Honour Gates, North Leagues and Services Club, Kallangur, 1998Northern end foreshore at Deception Bay in 2002NewportTom and Mary Jane Costelloe, pioneers of Laceys CreekJohn StreetMan shearing a sheepEsplanade, RedcliffeRaising stays to columnIan FairweatherFour Mile Creek in floodFountain in Humpybong CreekAfter the fireMaryvale - Pulp Mill Extension

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.