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Welcome to Moreton Bay - Our Story

 Hornibrook Highway ca. 1970 Woodford Motors in 1932The 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


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.




Sir Robert Menzies (Prime Minister of Australia) VisitWilliam WestawayMoreton Bay Women of Inspiration - ProfilesModel speedboat racing on the Centenary Lakes, ca. 1979Aerial view of No.1 Housing EstateCaptain LucasArtworks in Armstrong Way Caboolture, 2020 Welfare Work CircleEnis and Jesse WilkinsonParish of Kedron - Land by Parish - Sales and SelectionBuilding of Memorial Cairn to Kal-Ma-Kuta, ca. 1962Dayboro Railway Centenary - Cnr Williams and Heathwood Street Dayboro - 26 Sep 2020 - COVID safe social distancingMrs Hanorah Mullins with her son Denis Doyle (who was known as Dinny)Redcliffe ParadeAerated Water CompanyFyfe Family homeKoopa CrewSir Robert Menzies (Prime Minister of Australia) VisitIsland ViewCraig Ritter - Chandlers Reserve Joyner - site of Camp RitterFire StationCaboolture State School in 1958Newspaper article - Golden Wedding Anniversary of Mr and Mrs William WallinPost OfficeForestry - Worker sitting on a planting machineBribie Island mock secession from the mainland on 12 October 1980Boat HarbourHeritage Festival at the North Pine Country Park (as part of the Pine Rivers Festival, 6 June - 14 June)Visit by the Governor of Queensland - Sir Henry Abel SmithSvenson Sawmill, ca. 1950sAmbulance presented to Officer-In-Charge, Mr Arthur J. Messer, ca. 1929Tripcony Home known as Cowie BankPlanningDemolishing The KoopaStan Northover - Leaning on a RollYarrabong HouseWoodford Senior Citizens ClubRepairs to Gregor's Creek Bridge, prior to its demolition and replacementMill StoryPetrie Mill - Machine - 1974 - 5 September 1974Fairfield - L.T. Sub-Stations Sand Box - FireCaboolture Bowls Club members in 1968Forestry - Bush Turkey nestBribie Island RSL ClubMarquee setup for the official Opening of the Petrie Mill, 6 December 1957Arthur Turmaine's Cobb & Co stage coach, ca. 1975PGH Ceramics Queensland was located in the Brendale industrial estateVisit by the Premier of Queensland, Sir Joh Bjelke-PetersenAttewell's Sawmill employees in a procession, ca. 1920sCarving of Ian Fairweather

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.