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Beachmere is a township at the mouth of the Caboolture River where it enters Moreton Bay, 38 km north of Brisbane. Positioned on a small peninsula formed by the river and Deception Bay, Beachmere was somewhat inaccessible, and was mainly a fishing community. When first settled by Europeans, Beachmere's access road could be impassable during flood time. Population: 3,888 (2011). 'Beachmere' means a beach upon marshy ground. Beachmere occupies land belonging to the Indigenous Gubi Gubi people

This is a personal website run by Dave Riley.



  • Email: ratbagradio@gmail.com
  • Phone: 33331805/0499 728 372 (Dave)
  • Dave Riley can be seen around town wearing a pork pie hat, walking two terriers or scooting about on a red kickbike. He also runs dance workshops a couple of times each week in town and grows fresh veg which he sells at each month's community markets. Dave lives in Lalroy Street. He also publishes this blog.
Submissions  and listings must be in typed  format (!) preferably as part of an email. Please  use lower case and use  capital letters only where they belong. Any photographs should include accreditation. To submit non digital items -- hard copy or photographs -- please phone to arrange drop off. Any non digital photographs or historical documents submitted will be scanned and handed back.
Beachmere Blog will run news items, requests and sundries at the discretion of the editor and will keenly promote most community events online. Any opinions expressed will be Dave Riley's unless where otherwise indicated.


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