Founded in 1824 by John Oxley, Redcliffe was named for its red-coloured cliffs with a close proximity to the water. A popular sea-side resort nowadays, Redcliffe is a sports and recreation hub next to the sea, and on Good Friday each year yacht enthusiasts can get involved with a race between Brisbane to Gladstone in the Redcliffe Sails Festival.
Redcliffe is just 30 km (1 hr drive) north east of Brisbane.
View the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships online portal to identify the Indigenous language group/s for Redcliffe.
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