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Local News   •   26-1-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Honour recognises Antarctic service

Moreton Bay’s John Russell, Michael Hawkins and Sheryl Backhouse receive Australia Day Honours…

Local News   •   26-1-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Honour recognises Antarctic service

Moreton Bay’s John Russell, Michael Hawkins and Sheryl Backhouse receive Australia Day Honours…

Local News   •   23-3-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Father Peter Gillam farewelled

Father Peter Gillam a man of the people…

Moreton Bay Region Weather   •   11-1-2021  •   Kylie Knight

2011 floods, 10 years on

Parts of the Moreton Bay Region endured flooding in the weeks leading up to the devastating 2011 floods in Brisbane, the Lockyer Valley and Ipswich. But that didn’t stop weary local SES volunteers from answering the call, as Alan Peterson remembers ……

Local Stories   •   11-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Family’s road to farming milestone

A Wamuran family has reached a remarkable record having lived and farmed the same crop on the same land for 100 years.…

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Local Stories   •   11-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Family’s road to farming milestone

A Wamuran family has reached a remarkable record having lived and farmed the same crop on the same land for 100 years.…

Community Groups   •   10-11-2020  •   Jodie Powell

Remembrance Day a time to reflect

Neville Cullen’s family had a long history of military service, so it was only natural that the then 17½-year-old would sign up for the Vietnam War in 1964.…

Local History   •   10-11-2020  •   Jodie Powell

Videos preserve Kabi Kabi language

The culture of Moreton Bay Region’s Kabi Kabi people has survived for thousands of years and now it’s entering the digital age.…

Local History   •   28-10-2020  •   Jodie Powell

Hornibrook legacy lives on

Julie Hornibrook is justifiably proud of the legacy her grandfather left for the Redcliffe Peninsula – and for Queensland as a whole.…

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…

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