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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. 1970 Woodford Motors in 1932Carmody'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.




Unknown FemaleLarge tree cut downThomas Petrie Mural, Strathpine Community Centre, 1998Mill OperationsBushland at Albany Creek near the site of the Albany Creek Leisure CentreSimon's StaffCaboolture Library - Hasking Street Caboolture - 16 May 2020 - reopening large floor mapRedcliffe Hospital ComplexAeroplaneThe Effluent Tank being ConstructedFrawley CollegeAerial view of Gympie Road Strathpine, 1930sSamford Garage, 1930Bancroft Baths - 2004 archaeological study - site 1Lookout on the ParadeScarborough HotelCourthouse at Old Petrie Town, North Pine Country Park, ca. 1983A soldier in the family:  researching military ancestors in Australia, 1788-1991 (Handbook)Delaneys Creek School reunion on 7 November 1981Mr Henry Thomas Ireland and Mrs Mary Jane IrelandHome of Dr Joseph Bancroft (1836 to 1894)Fairfield - No. 5 CompressorCladding installed as part of the construction of the building known as the Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street Caboolture Scenic view of a rock pool and boulders lining a steep gully at Samsonvale200ft Conveyor18 Dayboro Road, Petrie prior to purchase by the Pine Rivers Shire Council in 1992MachineryRailway workers at Dakabin (Qld.), 1914KitchenMoreton Bay Region Libraries Facebook Post 26 October 2020 - Toy Collection is BackOasis Berries strawberry farm, 434 Bribie Island Road Caboolture, 2020January 2011 Flood Event - Floodwaters in the Burpengary Creek Catchment area on Oakey Flat Road BurpengaryScarborough HotelAerial view of the No.2 Housing Estate, Dayboro Road PetrieFive men on a track standing in front of a Land RoverGeorge NineMoreton Bay Region Libraries Facebook Post 1 April 2021 - Libraries reopenNursing sisters with members of the 2/7th Dental Unit sent to Toorbul Point (Sandstone Point) during WWIIThe A.I.F. Camp at Enoggera, BrisbaneMarine Parade RedcliffeOur Lady Help of Christians Catholic SchoolPicture Theatre buildingGroup of people with an animal peltMullet Run RedcliffePetrie Mill - Machine - 1974 - 5 September 1974Home of Henry Poultney, ca. 1894Fogg Farm on Foggs Road, Mount Samson, 1996Official Opening of the Petrie Mill, 6 December 1957Rates Incentive Awards presentation held at Westfield Strathpine, 1993Samsonvale homestead, 1933

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.