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Welcome to Moreton Bay - Our Story

The 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 Woodford Motors in 1932Carmody's Royal Hotel in 1978Redcliffe BeachRedcliffe JettySeries of proofs - Buildings in the Pine Rivers Shire


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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Vizer FamilyPostcard showing the road bridge and railway bridge over the North Pine River, Petrie in the 1930sNorth Pine River from Sweeney Reserve, Petrie, ca. 1996Rose's Sawmill, Mount PleasantInterior view of Wybalena Arts and Crafts, Samford, ca. 1980sBuildingCornett's Supa IGA Supermarket on Welsby Parade Bribie IslandFebruary 2022 Floods - RedcliffeFire Station and Museum, North Pine Country Park in 1994Home of William Sparkes at Deception Bay in 1894Construction and Machinery - Petrie MillPine Rivers Shire Council Refuse Transfer and Recycling Station, SamfordIntersection of Kremzow Road and Leitchs Road Brendale before the construction of a roundabout, 19895 Captain Cook Parade Deception BayCouncil Works Depot on Duffield RoadFront view of George Clark's house located at 62 White Patch Esplanade Bribie IslandClyde Hotel, Strathpine, 1930sMill machinery - August 1974Ken DayVideo Ezy store at the corner of Stanley Street East and Gympie Road Strathpine, 1996Redcliffe Shopping CentreView of Woodford township, ca. 1919Looking up inside a hot air balloon, 1994Group of people swimming near the shoreline at Donnybrook, ca. early 1940sCaboolture Post Office, ca. 1920Proposed site for Murrumba Downs State High School on Dohles Rocks Road Murrumba Downs, ca. 19961966 Christmas PartyCaboolture State High School - Form 11a in 1968A.A. Webster's house at Deception BayChristmas Party 1957Building under constructionWamuran State School in 1947Cr Alan J. Russell, ca. 1975Redcliffe HeraldCamp Mountain rail accident on 5 May 1947Taxis at RedcliffeCaboolture Ambulance StationRedcliffe Pensioners HallBuilding of North StoreScottish Band participating in Parade at Deception BaySunny DayMilky Mangrove on the shoreline at Deception Bay4KQ Koala visiting the Strathpine West State School, ca. 1993Marching band in the procession at the opening of the Bribie Island BridgeWingara Grove Ferny Hills - 25 April 2020 - Light up the dawnWoody PointKilcoy StationRedcliffeFamilies enjoying the 1958 Christmas PartyThe main street of Beachmere in the 1930s

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.