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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 – LOOKING BACK AT THE FUTURE

Tags: History. Historical. Bribie Island. Moreton Bay. Brisbane. Queensland Last months “History Page” raised questions, and painted a possible picture, of what Bribie Island might be like 30 years from now in 2050. Many people...

MYSTERY OF THE WRECK OF THE COWSLIP

One of Bribie’s true characters Ron Powell, better known as Uncle Ron, paid a visit to our Bongaree office. Ron is seeking our help to discover if anyone out there knows any more about...
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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...

BRIBIE 30 YEARS FROM NOW

SUCH A DIFFERENT LIFESTYLE... As we reach the end of another Year it is appropriate to be reminded that History is not always about looking back. Every reader of this article has lived such a...
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History D-Day – Bribie Remembers those who answered the call

Tags: History. D Day. War. Military. Historical. WW2. WW1 The eleventh HOUR.....of the eleventh DAY.....of the eleventh MONTH.....we pause to remember those who gave their lives in War. Men and women from all over Australia fought...
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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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History – LIGHT RAIL PLAN FOR BRIBIE ISLAND

Tags: Bribie Island History. Brisbane. Queensland. Historical. Back in 1924, the very first road was built on Bribie Island from Bongaree Jetty to the Ocean Beach. The one and only car on the island had...

ISLANDER EXTRAORDINAIRE – WAYNE (FLASH) FARLEY

Tags: Bribie Island history.  Brisbane. Queensland When our September Islander Extraordinaire was given his nickname because of his actions on the football field whilst still at school, I doubt that he even considered the possibility...
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Bribie Island Historical Society held its 10 year Anniversary Annual General Meeting

HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF The Bribie Island Historical Society held its 10 year Anniversary Annual General Meeting last week. It has achieved so much over these years, with residents and visitors becoming increasingly aware of the...

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