Moreton Bay Region

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Moreton Bay Region,

local government area (2016 pop. 425,302), SE Queensland, Australia, on Moreton Bay N of Brisbane. Encompasing 787 sq mi (2,037 sq km), the region was formed in 2008 by the amalgamation of the city of Redcliffe and the shires of Pine Rivers and Caboolture. One of the fastest growing areas in Queensland, it includes bayside communities, suburban neighborhoods, and rural localities.
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For the last three years Moreton Bay Region Libraries has hosted Transit Lounge Caboolture (TLC), a developmental program for creative young people.
We present the first direct assessment of marine reservoir effects in the Moreton Bay region using radiocarbon dating of known-age, pre-AD 1950, shell samples from the east coast of Stradbroke Island and archaeological shell/charcoal pairs from Peel Island in Moreton Bay.
But there are several coastal sites in the Moreton Bay region that do date to older than 2000BP, and at least six of these contain evidence for fish remains older than 2000BP (see Ulm 1995, Tables 4 and 6).
The comparatively small number of Irish orphan girls who were located in the Moreton Bay region enables Libby Connors and Bernadette Turner to examine their fates closely enough to warrant their main conclusion that the girls' `acceptance of the roles assigned to them by their political masters on the one hand and by class and nationalist historians on the other was only ever partial.
This gap in Aboriginal heritage research had occurred despite the considerable archaeological research interest in the Moreton Bay region generally (Hall 1982; Hall and Bowen 1989; Hall and Hiscock 1988; Hall and Robins 1984; Neal 1984; Neal and Stock 1986; Walters 1989; see also Ulm 1995).
More than half the population of the Moreton Bay region leaves the area for work every day, and more than four in five use their car.