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Toorbul

About Toorbul

A picturesque coastal township, Toorbul is bounded on the east by Pumicestone Channel, to the north by Elimbah Creek and to the south by Ningi Creek. There are a number of low flat islands immediately off the coast which are included within the locality including Parrot Island and Shag Island.

This serene town is located on a quiet stretch of beach is one of the best kept secret places to visit in Queensland for fishing aficionados.

Don’t be surprised if you spot Kangaroos wandering the streets in the late afternoon or early mornings, they are all locals too making this a truly unique destination.

Town facilities include a caravan park, a hotel, a community hall and a local store. A foreshore reserve along Pumicestone Channel has several boat ramps.

There are no schools in Toorbul, but there are primary and secondary schools in neighbouring suburb of Caboolture.

History of Toorbul

It is thought that the suburb name resembles that of an Aboriginal clan in the area.

Toorbul was surveyed in 1868, and farms were taken up soon afterwards. It continued as a rural community until the 1940s.

During World War II Toorbul Point and Bribie Island were military/defence areas, with Toorbul being used for amphibious and commando training.


The Latest Toorbul News


Local News   •   6-3-2022  •   Nick Crockford

Ningi intersection - work update

Design is progressing to upgrade the Caboolture-Bribie Island Rd and Regina Ave intersection at Ningi.…

Local News   •   19-2-2022  •   Nick Crockford

Designer El draws line at fishing waste

Beachmere's Ellana Pierce, who designs swimwear made from recycled finishing nets, is a finalist in a national competition for aspiring young female entrepreneurs…

Local News   •   18-2-2022  •   Nick Crockford

Plans to put Beachmere on 'destination' map

Work will start this month on plans to revitalise the Beachmere foreshore and “put it back on the map as a destination”.…

Local News   •   19-5-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Old dish is now 'des-res' for high flyers

An old Energex antenna dish is now the new home for two Toorbul residents who love the high life.…

Local News   •   27-1-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Have your say on protecting coastline

Moreton Bay Regional Council’s community consultation team will be visiting coastal locations in February, so residents can have their say on how to protect and manage the region’s beaches and waterways.…

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.…

Prepare now for wild weather

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting a significant weather event this weekend, with 4-6m waves, 100mm of rain on Sunday, high tides and gale force winds possible. Now’s the time to prepare.…

Ningi and Toorbul Waste Transfer Stations open for storm clean-up

The Ningi and Toorbul Waste Transfer Stations are open until 6pm today and tomorrow to help locals clean up after Monday’s wild weather.…

Moreton Bay makes the grade

Moreton Bay Region has some of the best waterways in South East Queensland, according to the 20th annual Healthy Land and Water report – but the high grades come with a warning.…

Pumicestone Candidates: QLD State Election 2020

Meet the Pumicestone candidates running in the QLD State Election 2020. …

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