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History – SHAPING BRIBIE’S FUTURE IN 1920’S

Tags: History. Historical. Bribie Island. Queensland. Brisbane. Moreton Bay. Australia Future Fishing In the 1920’s people came in their thousands by Steamship to the peace and quiet of Bribie Island to camp and enjoy the extensive...
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History – Queensland LOOKING BACK 250 YEARS

Tags: Captain Cook. History. Historical events. Queensland. Australia In a few months’ time, we will all be preparing for the start of the year 2020, which is the 250 year Anniversary of James Cook being...
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SOME BRIBIE SECRETS REVEALED

Tags: History. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Queensland. Brisbane. Historical. “It might not be too much to claim, Pumicestone Passage and Bribie Island, contain more history, written and unwritten, than any other place in Queensland.” I...
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WAR HOSPITAL MYSTERY SOLVED?

Tags: War. Military secrets.  WW2. History. Bribie Island. Queensland. Are there still some military “secrets” about Bribie Island in World War 2 to be discovered? Most people know that military structures and defence installations were...

In the Air with BRIBIE ISLAND RADIO MODELLERS ASSOCIATION

In the very first article of this series, I pointed out that I would devote each article to a person or organisation that is associated with the Caboolture Airfield but, as it so happens,...

NEW BOOK – HANDY HISTORY OF BRIBIE ISLAND

When I retired to Bribie Island from Sydney in 2003 I soon became fascinated with the rich history of this small place. This is the “The Cradle Site of Queensland” but there was virtually...

History of Bribie Island Street Names

Tags: Bribie Island History. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Street Names I get many comments about these regular History Pages with readers often surprised to learn new things about the fascinating history of Bribie Island. The...
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SPITFIRE 5054 Replica

Tags: Airplanes. History. Spitfire. War. Military. WW2. In the Air NEIL COOPER and the SPITFIRE 5054 Replica The Supermarine Spitfire was first developed in the mid-1930’s as a short-range, high-performance interceptor and was one of the most...
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History – WW1 & WW2 soldiers who lived on Bribie Island

Tags: WW1. WW2.  World War 1. World War 2 soldiers. History. Queensland. Australia. Army Veterans. WHO FROM BRIBIE ANSWERED THE CALL? Bribie Island Historical Society received a grant from Queensland Anzac Centenary Grants program to identify...
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History – Adventurer and Traveller Ian Fairweather

Tags: History. Adventurer. Famous people. Historical people. Traveller. World Famous. Artist. Ian Fairweather - Historical people. After a lifetime of travel and adventure, in 1953 at the age of 62, this world-famous artist came to live...

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