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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.…

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.…

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…

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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. …

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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…

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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. …

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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.…

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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…

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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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Review: Ghostly Matters at the Caboolture Historical Village

The old hospital which stands in the grounds of the Caboolture Historical Village was originally a family home but became a hospital called Riverview Private Hospital in 1920. The hospital which was on King Street in Caboolture operated until 1939.…

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Remembering Victoria House at Woody Point

Reg Smith recalls Woody Point's "Ghost House" from his childhood and later, when he'd drive past it on his way to work.…

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Grand Old Pub Is Still Dayboro’s Crown

For more than a century, the Crown Hotel has been part of the Dayboro community — if only those walls could talk.…

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Step back in time at Caboolture Historical Village

If history is your thing, a morning at the Caboolture Historical Village offers an insight into what life was like last century in the Caboolture district. …

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Pam Farrar from Bribie Island tells her Moreton Story

This amazing 82-year-old loves fast cars, flying and fast boats, but insists she’s no adrenaline junkie. Meet Pam Farrar as she shares her Moreton Story.…

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