This book comprises twelve papers dealing with various aspects of Moreton Bay history from pre-European settlement till the 1990s.

Moreton Bay Matters presents a chronological history of the region and also brings to light many events and places that have been largely forgotten or ignored. 

Subjects include the Peel Island lazaret, the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum, dugong fishery, sugar production at the St Helena penal colony, whaling and lighthouses. An intriguing view of the historic legacy of Moreton Bay. 148 pages.