During the early stages of World War II coastal
fortifications were built at the northern end of Bribie Island (Fort
Bribie), and at Skirmish Point (Skirmish Battery) at the southern
end near the seaside village of Woorim, as part of the defence of
the port of Brisbane. Check out the
link and the
Indicator Loops of the Royal Australian Navy at Bribie Island
site. What are Indicator Loops? Indicator Loops were developed by
the Royal Navy in the early 1900s to detect enemy submarines in
Indicator Loops of the Royal Australian Navy At Bribie Island
Location: an hours drive north of Brisbane.
Access: via the bridge.
NB: Campsites at Bribie Island can book out well in advance. Please ensure you
have a confirmed booking with the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service before
entering the national park. All bookings and payment by telephone or online and
must be done prior to entering the national park.
here for more information.
Check out our listing of
Island accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information,
contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions,
tours, local maps and other information.