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History – Bribie Island – Bongaree

Tags: History. Bribie island. Bongaree. Queensland. Australia Take a Walking Tour Through Historic Bongaree 1. Record Rainfall. The greatest daily rainfall officially recorded anywhere in Australia fell near Pumicestone Passage on 3rd February 1893. After 3...
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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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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....

History – Bribie Island Prewar

Tags: History. Bribie island. Queensland. Australia.  Prewar. Prewar Bribie Island ‘A picture is worth a thousand words,’ may apply to the new book, ‘Prewar Bribie Island’, for it contains over 100 photos of Bribie Island taken...
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History – The castaway convicts.

Tags: History. Bribie Island. Queensland.  Australian Convicts The First White Men To Live On Bribie Island From Glenys Mills. Bribie Island Historical Society Member In 1823 three Sydney convicts in a small boat were caught in a...
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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 Cannery

Tags: Bribie Island history. Queensland. Australia. Historical Businesses. Historical Society. Sarah Balls’ Cannery Business on Bribie ~ 1910 By Barry Clark – Bribie Island Historical Society The early pioneers who made a living around Bribie Island did so...
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History – Bribie Islands oldest houses

Tags: Bribie Island. History. Houses. homes. Oldest. Queensland. Australia. Historical Bribie Island’s Oldest House Celebrates 100 Years There are many fascinating old cottages around Bongaree that date back to the earliest land sales on Bribie Island,...
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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 – Queensland Aboriginal settlements.

Tags: Australian Aboriginal Settlements. Australia. Queensland. Bribie Island. History. BRIBIE’S FIRST ABORIGINAL MISSION RON POWELL - Article Author When researching for Warwick Outram’s new book about the mission, people were generally surprised when told how long our...

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