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Moreton Bay

(môr`tən), inlet of the Pacific Ocean, 65 mi (105 km) long and 20 mi (32 km) wide, Queensland, E Australia, nearly enclosed by Moreton and Stradbroke islands. Receiving the Brisbane River, the bay is the entrance to the port of Brisbane. There are many resort towns on its western shore.
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The Bribie Island community in the Moreton Bay Regional Council area developed their own climate adaptation plan facilitated by a Climate Proofing Bribie Working Group in partnership with SEQ Catchments and the University of the Sunshine Coast (Chapman 2010).
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The scientists, led by Professor Jon Olley of Griffith University, focused their efforts on south-east Queensland catchments that feed into Moreton Bay.
A Coalition government will deliver the Moreton Bay Rail Link," the statement said.
Moreton Bay, which leads out into the Pacific Ocean, has been known to be frequented by sharks which have attacked swimmers.
Sharon Jones, 27, from Penarth, was stranded in shark-infested waters for nearly eight hours after becoming separated from her boyfriend James Currie while they were swimming at Moreton Bay, near Brisbane, Australia
30am - Half way across Moreton Bay to Moreton Island, the jet-ski starts to slow down.
Moreton Bay is home to approximately 600 bottlenose dolphins, and Tangalooma is visited on a nightly basis by a small pod.
With beautiful waters, white sand and miles of wilderness, Moreton Bay is home to 600 bottlenose dolphins, and Tangalooma is visited nightly by a small pod.
Already news of the massacre was spreading through the Moreton Bay District and newspaper reports began appearing.
Suspended sediment settles from the pooled water as current velocity falls, and the excess water is discharged to Moreton Bay via a weir box.
December 1835 Captain Foster Fyans and Detachment to Moreton Bay to