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Welcome to Moreton Bay - Our Story

Caboolture 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 ShireThe Morrison family home in the Samford Valley, 1907


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.




Parade at RedcliffeJeff's Belvedere HotelRear view of Aust House (more commonly known as Samsonvale House)Machine Shutdown - 1974 - 4 September 1974January 2011 Flood Event - Dead fish found after the North Pine River flooded Duke of Edinburgh VisitNorth Lakes Library - The Corso North Lakes - 03 April 2020 - empty public computer desksKing's Cottage, 18 Dayboro Road Petrie, November 1994Signage at John Oxley Reserve, Murrumba Downs, 1999View of Mill under construction from site of Murrumba Homestead18 Dayboro Road, Petrie prior to purchase by the Pine Rivers Shire Council in 1992Fort Bribie - 2016Forestry - EquipmentWamuran Cricket Team, ca. 1930sLower King Street Caboolture (Wharf Road) in 1924Staff member making a speechTodd's Cottage, North Pine Country Park, late 1980sShopping Centre at ScarboroughAerial photograph of part of the Albany Creek area looking east, 1972Intersection with Bribie Island Road (Bribie Island end of bridge), Welsby Parade, Sylvan Beach Esplanade and Benabrow AvenuePetrie Mill - Machine - 1974 - 31 August 1974PelicanLakeside International Raceway, Lakeside Road Kurwongbah, 2006Unknown FemaleHome of Henry Poultney, ca. 1894Machinery being fitted - interiorLawnton Showgrounds, showing a four wheel buggyQueensland National Bank, North PineHorsedrawn wagon loaded with building materialsLoveday's home in Elliott Street CabooltureBullock team driver, Mr R. (Bob) Little, ca. 1910St Mary's Church of EnglandRoselawn - Leitch's house on original land, South Pine Road BrendalePrize GardenThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day SaintsAerial view of Pumicestone PassageAudrey StrathearnContainers Packaging factory, Brendale, ca. 1996Waterfront at Deception BayTwo people in period costume outside Hyde Homestead, North Pine Country ParkOverlooking Margate Beach and Suttons BeachTom and Harold Litherland with two bullock teamsPetrie on Pine Estate, Dayboro Road, Petrie, 1996The KrollsTodd's Cottage, North Pine Country Park, 1994Anne ShearerMachine - No 6 Top Felt Dryer - 1973Morayfield School Centenary on 4 August 1973Redcliffe RSL and Ex Service ClubWilliam McInnes

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.