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Welcome to Moreton Bay - Our Story

Redcliffe 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. 1970Carmody's Royal Hotel in 1978


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.




Myrtle VillaShelvoke and Drewry W type fire engine (fire truck), 1952Removing palm trees from in front of the Deception Bay KioskDeception Bay Library under constructionMr and Mrs Tom Richards and familyAnzac Avenue Kallangur in 1964Fairfield - Power Plant E.E. SwitchboardSporting fields at Dayboro Soccer ClubRedcliffe Basketball TeamOfficial launch of the Thomas Petrie Mural, Strathpine Community Centre, 1998LorneleighScott's Point Looking SouthEnglish, Scottish & Australian Bank, Williams Street DayboroSacred Heart ChurchPatrick's Homestead (originally Johnson's), South Pine Road BrendaleRSL Home in King Street Caboolture in 1951Hermann family at Petrie, ca. 1910Ann Smith and Nicola Geeson (now Barlow), 1994Meatworks of Dr Joseph Bancroft at Deception Bay, ca. 1895Visit by the Governor of Queensland - Sir Colin Thomas Hannah3 Leyland buses near Ampol Service StationBill Cotterell - digging out stump - 1940sCaroline Potter in Sungirl QuestSuttons BeachKensington Village Shopping Centre, Bray Park, ca. 1996Petrie Mill - Machine - 1974 - 31 August 19741979 Centenary Celebrations Parade on 10 November 1979Houses along Gympie Road Strathpine, 1996Early view along the North Pine River, ca. 1890Ian Cathels & James (Angus) PollockB. Tron's Shop in Wamuran, ca. 1936John (Jack) French with his wife Mary Jane French (nee Jones) with their two oldest childrenOriginal Council Chambers after being relocated to the Caboolture Historical VillagePool Promotion Day at Lawnton Swimming Pool, Gympie Road Lawnton, 1990sMachine Construction - Petrie Mill - 1962Joy PowleslandJoan Brandis (nee Harrison) and Kerry Brandis with Sandra Saunders at Beachmere in 1954Group of staff at a meetingFormwork for the construction of the Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street CabooltureRedcliffe Jetty ca. 1930sBoy and boatPine Rivers Ambulance Service, Petrie in April 1970Acclimatisation Society Gardens, LawntonNed Fogg and W. Wood visit a reported burial site of significance to Aboriginal people in Samsonvale, 1959StoreFamily FunScarborough Hotel and shops along Landsborough Avenue Scarborough, ca. early 1970sHyde Dairy, North Pine Country Park, 1994Samford Railway Station, 1920Construction and Machinery - Petrie Mill

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.