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History – THE LAST “BRIBIE” PERSON

Tags: History. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Queensland. Australia Old-timers look back on days gone by, travelling from Brisbane by Steamship, camping, and fishing on an undeveloped Island back in the 1940s. Bribie offered a...
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History – Bribie Island Transport 1950s

Tags: History. Brisbane. Bribie Island. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Australian For 40 years after the Jetty was constructed at Bongaree in 1912, everything and everyone coming to and from Bribie Island were by ship. After WW2...
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The history of postcards

Tags: History. Historical. Postcards. Deltiology REMEMBER TO SEND A POSTCARD This was always a regular request to someone heading off on a holiday somewhere. It is what lots of people did until about the 1970’s. Today...
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Queensland History – STEPPING THROUGH HISTORY

Tags: History. Historical. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Queensland. Australia WALK WITH ME THRO’ OLD BRIBIE Barry Clark I write this regular History Page to introduce readers to a few fascinating facts about this place where we live....
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Helly’s Celebrities of the 20th Century – KENNY BAKER

Tags: Celebrities. Famous People. Actors. KENNY BAKER C 3PO Star Wars. “I’d sooner be a dwarf than a giant!” declares 44-year-old Kenny Baker bravely with vehemence and philosophical conviction that belies his 112 cm (3’8”) frame...
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History – Welcome to Bribie

Tags: History. Bribie Island. Historical. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Queensland. Australia There has been some community discussion in recent weeks about replacement of the large “WELCOME to BRIBIE” mural, seen as you reach the island. This...

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...
Bribie Island. History. RONALD PATTERSON. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Australia.

Bribie Island History – A BOY ON BRIBIE A HUNDRED YEARS AGO Part 1

Tags: Bribie Island. History. RONALD PATTERSON. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Australia. RONALD PATTERSON – BORN 1900, WRITTEN 1982, AGED 82 Introduction The Historical Society has recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary and is proud to have created a growing...
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Bribie Island History – A BOY ON BRIBIE A HUNDRED YEARS AGO Part 2

Tags: Bribie Island. History. RONALD PATTERSON. Queensland. Moreton Bay. Australia. Read part 1 Pattersons 1920’s Bribie In the last edition, you may have read the first part of Ron Patterson remarkable memories as a young boy visiting...
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The history of time – Science and History

Tags: Time, History. History of time. Life. IT’S ABOUT TIME For most of us, being able to divide each day into hours, minutes and seconds is just taken for granted and to a certain extent, it...

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