Thomas Bancroft earned a reputation in his own right as an active scientist, botanist, doctor and photographer. Thomas lived in a… Read more Dr Thomas Bancroft’s House at Deception Bay
During the Second World War, the 2nd/1st Machine Gun Battalion was based at Deception Bay which became an army camp for… Read more Deception Bay Army Camp in World War 2
Deception Bay is a culturally diverse region. The Gubbi Gubbi people had camped along the foreshore area for many thousands… Read more Cultural Diversity in Deception Bay, Indigenous Australians and South Sea Islanders
Many early settlers contributed to the establishment of the Deception Bay area and, although it is impossible to name and acknowledge… Read more Early Settlers of Deception Bay
Some Gubbi Gubbi people continued to live in the area for a period after the early settlers arrived in Deception Bay… Read more Living together, learning to live with Early Settlers in Deception Bay
Alexander Webster had a business interest in the Brisbane Tug & Steamship Company which, among other enterprises, operated the excursion steamer… Read more What do Boondar and Life Saving have in Common with Deception Bay?
Christopher Eipper’s writing in the 1840s described how collecting plentiful food was an important and central part of indigenous lives. Fishing… Read more Plentiful Food and how it was collected in Deception Bay
The region, currently governed by the Moreton Bay Regional Council, was first sighted by James Cook in 1770 and Matthew Flinders… Read more Governing Deception Bay, Cook, Flinders and Oxley