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History – EARLY TIMBER INDUSTRY ….beside Bribie 140 Years ago.

Tags: Timber Industry History. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Queensland. Australia A few Aborigines were still on Bribie Island in 1881, before white settlers were residents, when a large Timber Mill operated on Coochin Creek, up...
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Bribie History – “BRIBIE COUNCILLORS” …long ago!!

The very first Councillor for Bribie Island was an honorary position created in 1933 when the permanent resident population of the island was less than 200 people. This was a man named Bill Shirley...
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Bribie Island History – BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS

Next year Australia will be celebrating the so-called “Discovery” of Australia by James Cook, 250 years ago in 1770. I will be writing much more, and giving some public presentations, about that early next...
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History – Remembering Ian Fairweather

BRIBIES SPECIAL CHARACTER - Ian Fairweather Today there are some truly remarkable people living on Bribie…. I am sure you know a few. From the earliest days of settlement, Bribie seemed to attract a large number...
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History – Back To Bribie 90 YEARS Later

Tags: History. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Queensland. Australia. The new settlement of Bongaree opened to residents 107 years ago in 1912. Descendants of one of the pioneers and business family have recently returned to...
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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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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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History – REMEMBER AUSTRALIA?

Tags: History. Historical. Australia. This month the world remembers the day 50 years ago when man first landed on the moon in 1969. A few special “Senior” readers may be able to remember things that...
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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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