The Islands have a rich history of Oysters. Southern Moreton Bay Islands | Redland City Council (Pdf can be downloaded here) An 1884 map shows oyster leases 19, 40, 16 and 18 around Macleay and Lamb Islands. Oystering was biggest fishery in southern Queensland for years; at its peak the industry employed about 200 people.LambContinue reading “History of Oysters on the Islands”
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Stradbroke Island Oyster Festival
A ferry went from Russell island to Dunwich, Stradbroke Island for the festival, but we were unable to get seat. So we went by bus to Cleveland, then bus 258 to the jetty where for $10 we took a ferry to Stradbroke Island. http://www.queenslandplaces.com.au/stradbroke-island There is a bus stop right outside the ferry which takesContinue reading “Stradbroke Island Oyster Festival”
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