1770:Captain Cook sails along and maps the eastern coastline in the ` Endeavour ‘ .
1823: Sir Thomas governor of New South Wales.
1824: John Oxley travels up to Brisbane River to camp at Breakfast Creek.
1825: The Moreton Bay convict settlement is established in Red Cliffe .
1828-1830: This Windmill and a Commissariat store are the only convict built structures left in Queensland .
1837: Explorer Andrew Petrie and his family arrived on the ` James Watt ‘ at Mireton Bay.
1842: Moreton Bay is now Officially a free settlement.
1851: the first wool in Moreton Bay is now exported to England .
1859: Queen Victoria signs the letters approving Queensland to be established.
1860: The first Queensland elections are held and lead by Robert Geoge Wyndham Herbert.