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Welcome to Moreton Bay - Our Story

Series 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 1978Redcliffe BeachRedcliffe Jetty


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.




The Train RideMacDonnell RoadTwo cranes lifting a girderSamsonvale Cemetery, August 1988Cambridge HouseBird's eye view of ClontarfDayboro Peace Parade, 1918Jazz and Shiraz - Bribie Island Seaside MuseumRound House at Moray Field Park in the 1920sHappy HourJean, Jack and SarahThe New Carpark at the Redcliffe HospitalRiverwood Estate off Castle Hill Drive Murrumba Downs, ca. 1996Machinery - 1962Suttons BeachFebruary 2022 Floods - White Patch Causeway ReconstructionBullock wagon built by D.E. Boustead and SonsFormwork for the construction of the Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street CabooltureScarborough Hotel and shops along Landsborough Avenue Scarborough, ca. early 1970sOfficial Function - Everyone enjoying themselvesHornibrook HighwayThe first Church of England in CabooltureWyllie Park, 980 Gympie Road Petrie, 1970sRay Berry, Arthur Perkins and Norm Strong at workLine up of buses, mini-bus and carsConstruction and Machinery - Petrie Mill - PowerstationDrapers Crossing, 1975Early 1970s aerial photograph of StrathpineDeception Bay Heritage Trail - Stop 10 - Eking out a LivingPoinciana tree in front of Sizzler, Anzac AvenueA D.H.9 plane fitted with a 250.B.H.P. Engine, Gwerne behind rudderShield MakingMill ConstructionMother and Daughter PortraitJetty CaretakerSwimming hole in 1980SS Koopa steaming down the Brisbane RiverStage 2 of the Pine Rivers Shire Council Administration building being constructed in Strathpine, 1996MachineryCamping at Woody PointPebble Beach Estate at Sandstone PointScarborough BeachThomas Petrie Mural, Strathpine Community Centre, 1998Aerial view of Toorbul township in 1979Sand AngelRates Incentive Awards presentation held at Westfield Strathpine, 1993No. Lap Machine Terminal Box ArrangementSir Robert Menzies (Prime Minister of Australia) VisitWallin's house known as CremorneRedcliffe Museum

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.