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About Margate

An unassuming seaside village located on the East of the Redcliffe Peninsula; Margate boasts one of the longest mainland stretches of sand beach along the shores of Moreton Bay Marine Park.

Neighbouring suburbs include Redcliffe, Woody Point, and Clontarf.

Margate beach is without a doubt the most popular attraction in Margate, the beach is a 2km coastal stretch spanning the length of the suburb. With pristine golden sand, sheltered waters, timber boardwalks, BBQ facilities, viewing shelters and seating and views across to Moreton Island, Margate Beach is popular with all ages.

To the northern end of Margate is Scotts Point Bathing Pavilion built in 1937, this historic landmark gives an insight into the popular beach life of a time gone by.

Margate CBD is located in the heart of the suburb and includes a mix of retail and commercial businesses that service the locals of the area.

Humpybong State School is the only school in the suburb, secondary schools are located in neighbouring suburbs Redcliffe and Clontarf.

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Local Stories   •   24-6-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Discover the Green Leaves difference

Green Leaves Early Learning will open two centres on the Redcliffe peninsula in the coming months, with a focus on providing early education and care that exceeds traditional care and education standards.…

Local News   •   3-6-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Self-portrait a journey of healing

Archibald Prize entry a brave step…

Local Stories   •   20-5-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Salute to Redcliffe's record breakers

Redcliffe Little Athletics paid tribute to a remarkable number of record breakers at its annual Presentation Day earlier this month.…

Local News   •   20-5-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Appeal to find owner of mystery urn

Help police return urn to owner…

Local News   •   9-3-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Crews preparing for historic race

YOUR RACE GUIDE: Local boats with local crews are preparing to line-up alongside state-of-the-art racing yachts in the 73rd Brisbane to Gladstone (B2G) which starts off Redcliffe on Good Friday.…

Foodies' events on the move

Tastes of Moreton Bay – a six-week long celebration of local produce and cuisine – is coming back in 2021 along with the Moreton Bay Food and Wine Festival.…

Employmeet revamps job market

A new platform creating more meaningful connections for job seekers and employers will be launched this month, coming at a crucial time for both parties.…

Accommodation & Restaurants for Valentine’s Day Week

We’ve got a plethora of great accommodation options & restaurants for Valentine’s Day all sorted out for you. Be inspired and surprise your partner… …

Top 5 places to grab a drink this summer

We all love long summer days and what better way to do that than over a drink with family and friends. Options are limitless in Moreton Bay Region, whether it’s looking out over Pumicestone Passage, sitting in the southern hemisphere’s biggest bar or having a tipple at a top microbrewery.…

Fuelling petrol price battle

A petrol price war has broken out on the Redcliffe peninsula between Metro and Liberty servos just 2.6kms apart.…

Still waiting to break drought

We may be facing the wettest summer in a decade, but Seqwater’s dams, which supply the Moreton Bay Region, are still in a ‘drought response’ phase.…

Sign-up for Home Alone

Pet owners across the Moreton Bay Region and Queensland are being urged to register with the RSPCA Qld’s Home Alone service.…

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Foodies' events on the move

Tastes of Moreton Bay – a six-week long celebration of local produce and cuisine – is coming back in 2021 along with the Moreton Bay Food and Wine Festival.…

Margate Beach Park

Another pristine beach on the Redcliffe Peninsula awaits you at Margate Parade. The beautiful golden sand and calm waters make this place a popular dipping spot for young children's families in the Moreton Bay Reigon. …

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