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Local History   •   11-9-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Club closing – and opening again

Caboolture RSL will close for the final time on Sunday, just a few weeks short of its 65th birthday – but the club’s doors will not stay shut for long.…

Local History   •   31-7-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Step back in time at village of yesteryear

If you’re keen for a day out or want to learn more about local history, head to Caboolture Historical Village which has now reopened to visitors.…

Local News   •   9-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Making a Marc on new $5.5 million Redcliffe Art gallery

Redcliffe’s new $5.5 million art gallery has turned to one of the Moreton Bay region’s oldest and most prolific artists ahead of its official opening.…

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Local History   •   11-9-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Club closing – and opening again

Caboolture RSL will close for the final time on Sunday, just a few weeks short of its 65th birthday – but the club’s doors will not stay shut for long.…

Local History   •   31-7-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Step back in time at village of yesteryear

If you’re keen for a day out or want to learn more about local history, head to Caboolture Historical Village which has now reopened to visitors.…

Local News   •   9-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Making a Marc on new $5.5 million Redcliffe Art gallery

Redcliffe’s new $5.5 million art gallery has turned to one of the Moreton Bay region’s oldest and most prolific artists ahead of its official opening.…

Local News   •   8-7-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Another first for around-the-world sailor Serge Testa

For Serge Testa, having a park named after him is an exciting first, but it’s his other first that continues to amaze – sailing around the world in a tiny boat…

Local News   •   7-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Historic upgrade to Bribie Island foreshore

History is being brought back to life with new heritage signs now in place along one of Bribie Island’s busiest foreshores.…

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Anzac Day: Operation Slipper

While different people and families may celebrate this day in their own special ways, Redcliffe RSL is hosting an event to honour our soldiers. The particular theme of this event will be focused on Operation Slipper.…

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Then & Now: 100 Years of Samford

As one of the oldest towns in the Moreton Bay Region, there is a wealth of history to be discovered in the hilly territory of Samford. …

Local Stories   •   22-4-2020  •   Melissa McMahon

1920s Touring in the Moreton Bay Region

Learn about the motoring history of Brisbane Norths best escapes within an hour’s drive from the city as we take you back to 1920s Samford, Redcliffe, Bribie Island…

Local Stories   •   22-4-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Diggers’ memories live on

Precious memories of WWII veterans are being preserved for generations to come, but it’s a race against time. We chat to the Albany Creek filmmaker who is honoured to be trusted with their stories. …

Local Stories   •   11-11-2019  •   Kylie Knight

Discover Moreton Bay Region’s Wartime Past

For Peter Dunn, uncovering our secret wartime past has been a lifelong passion. The historian grew up in Townsville where as a child he could regularly be found exploring abandoned World War II facilities.…

Local Stories   •   18-10-2019  •   Kylie Knight

Looking Back at Long-Lost Teen Hangouts

Amusement rides, arcade games and water slides proved to be a magnet for youngsters at these attractions during their heyday. While these teenage hangouts may have gone away long ago, memories of good times remain for those who spent their youth there…

Local Stories   •   2-10-2019  •   Kathy Coller

An Interview with Barbara Wallace

Barbara is the only daughter of Brian and Mrs E Wallace. She was born in the UK in 1940 and emigrated with her parents to Australia in 1948. The Wallace family launched their Australian story in Southport, Queensland where Brian’s expertise as a fireman from UK was required. …

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