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Carmody's Royal Hotel in 1978Redcliffe 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 1932


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.




Mill StoryCaboolture Shire Centenary CelebrationsWeirVictoria House ablazeOfficial opening of the Caboolture Shire Memorial Hall in King Street CabooltureAnzac Memorial Avenue plaque at Petrie, 1998Mill Construction - Power StationFebruary 2022 Floods - Strathpine - Pine Rivers Swans AFCMt Mee School and Hall, ca. 1920Proof Sheets for publication Tracks and Times, 1988 - Proof Sheet 12Young Street Petrie, bus bay, June 1985Official opening of Caboolture State High SchoolJacob PearenBribie Island SceneFormwork for the construction of the Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street CabooltureAccess road to the underneath carpark of the new building known as the Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street Caboolture Joan and Carole Lehman with a bunch of bananas grown on their parents' farm in the 1940sLeyland Royal Tiger busHouses at Donnybrook, late 1940sPostcard showing the view from the bridge over the South Pine River at Cash's Crossing, Albany Creek in the 1930sCruice's cattle dip, Dayboro Road Dayboro, 1976Day at the BeachBilly Smith's car crash on Big Hill, ca. 1920First class at Caboolture State SchoolTransfer R.D.M. Mr Les SchultzHenry BichelJanuary 2011 Flood Event - A shipping container and debris in Leis Park LawntonMaurice Marks (Mark) Rowe and Theodora Rowe (nee Mortensen)Official opening of the Woodford Memorial HallTownship of Woodford in 1979Lakeside International Raceway, Lakeside Road Kurwongbah, 2006Caboolture State High School - Form 10ci in 1967Pouring the floor for the new Donnybrook Bowls Club building on 17 January 1981North Pine River in major flood at Youngs CrossingGroup standing on the steps of a houseAerial view of the Bribie Island Recreation GroundsMt Nebo and Mt Glorious trip for heritage sitesJanuary 2011 Flood Event - Debris left after the North Pine River flooded Caboolture Library - Hasking Street Caboolture - 15 May 2020 - reopening roped off return shelfCouncillors enjoying Christmas luncheon at the Caboolture Historical Village in December 1980Fishing in Elimbah Creek at the back of the Gollagher homeWorker wearing apronUnknown Male in suit with trees as backgroundThe Selfish GiantSt Michaels (Confraternity of the Kingdom of Christ), Old Toorbul Point Road, CabooltureRestoration of the Old Shire Hall, Gympie Road Strathpine, 1985Proof Sheets for publication Tracks and Times, 1988 - Proof Sheet 1Peters Crossing, Laceys Creek, 1975Crowds standing on the Redcliffe JettyClontarf

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.