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HUUUGE 1930’S SAW SHARK

Tags: Swordfish. Deep sea fishing. History. Queensland. Fishing trivia. Saw Shark How’s this for a catch! This swordfish was caught in local waters (off Scarborough) in 1938. Undeniably massive in size, exactly how heavy and...
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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....

Bribie Island History – Cemeteries. Why can’t you be buried on Bribie Island?

Tags: History. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Queensland. Cemeteries Although there is a well maintained Memorial Garden for cremated ashes to be interred, there is no Cemetery on Bribie Island. Well ….there is no longer...
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History – Trim – Matthew Flinders Cat

Tags: Matthew Flinders. History. Historical people. Australia Trim - Matthew Flinders Cat By Graham Mills Trim was the much loved and well-travelled cat of Captain Matthew Flinders, the great naval explorer and cartographer. Together they sailed around...
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History – Bribie Island Aboriginal Missions

Tag: Queensland. Aboriginal history. Aboriginal settlements. Australian Aboriginal Mission Point The book “Mission Point” subtitled “Bribie Island Aboriginal Mission 1890-92”, tells the story of the second aboriginal mission established on Bribie Island for Moreton Bay aboriginals....
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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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Historical Newspaper Publications – Bribie Island

Tags: History. Historical newspaper publications. Bribie Island. Editorial. Historical Society HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS OF CHRISTMAS’ PASSED Cast your mind back and imagine Bribie Island 50 years ago? Some may well remember, but here’s a bit of a...
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History – The Masons, the Masonic Lodge

Tags: Masonic Lodge. The Masons. History. Free Masonry I WONDER WHAT THEY DO IN THERE It is no secret that what happens in that most secret of organisations, The Masons, is actually a secret but what...
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History – The STORY of our BRIDGE

Tags: Bribie Island Bridge. History. Historical. Landmarks. Queensland. Australian With community concern being expressed about building another Bribie Bridge, it is appropriate to remind you about how the existing Bridge came into being 56 years...
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Royal Australian Navy helicopter squadron has been awarded

Tags: War. History. Vietnam. Military. Helicopter squadron. I THOUGHT YOU MIGHT LIKE TO KNOW THEY LEFT THEIR EGOS AT THE DOOR Following extensive requests for consideration by a tribunal, a Royal Australian Navy helicopter squadron has been...

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