Train Adventures near Brisbane  

6/12/2018

Do your kids love trains? Take them on the ultimate day trip to these Moreton Bay locations to view, play on or even ride trains of all shapes and sizes.

Scenic Picnic Spots near Brisbane  

6/12/2018

Pack the picnic basket, head out the door and turn on the ignition, we’ve sussed out the most scenic picnic spots near Brisbane.

Unique Hinterland Cafes in the Moreton Bay Region  

5/12/2018

From quirky buildings to unique menus, these hinterland cafés in the Moreton Bay Region deserve to be on the list for your next day trip.

The Redcliffe Jetty History  

4/12/2018

The Redcliffe Jetty has been considered the heart of the peninsula ever since boats carrying holidaymakers started arriving in the late 1800s. In those days, Brisbane residents who wanted to visit the popular seaside resort either had to embark on a four-hour coach ride or a two to three-hour journey by sea.

History of the Three Redcliffe Bridges  

4/12/2018

The need for a bridge connecting the Redcliffe Peninsula with Brighton across Hays Inlet was apparent for many years, as residents and visitors endured the long and arduous road journey to Brisbane via Petrie.

History of Woodford  

4/12/2018

In 1841 the Archer brothers established Durundur station along the Stanley River, near where Woodford now stands. After the lease of Durundur expired in October 1878, some land was thrown open for selection.

History of Whiteside  

4/12/2018

In the middle of 1843, Captain Frank (Francis Henry) Griffin (ca. 1813-1881) of Sydney became the first free settler to occupy land currently part of the Pine Rivers Shire.

History of Samford  

4/12/2018

Although closer to Brisbane than most other areas in the Pine Rivers Shire, the secluded Samford valleys of the upper reaches of the South Pine River were not settled until the mid-1850s.

History of Lawnton  

4/12/2018

Until the coming of the North Coast Railway in 1888, the locality now known as Lawnton was considered to be part of the North Pine district.

History of Dayboro  

4/12/2018

Dayboro was first known as Hamilton, having been so named after a farmer, Hugh Hamilton, who was appointed Receiving Officer for mail in 1875.