Business: Malouf’s Oakland Motors

Malouf’s Oakland Motors

Duration Of Business:
1916 -1920

Location Of Business:
282-284 Adelaide Street Brisbane

Name Of Business:
Malouf's Oakland Motors

Type Of Business:
Motor Engineers' Agents, Car Manufacturers and Importers

Business Address

  • Type of Location: Motor Car Importer and Dealer
    Address: 282-284 Adelaide Street Brisbane

Business Owner

  • Occupation: Motor importer/Hotel owner
    Arrival in Australia: 1890
    Religion: Christian
    Place of Death: Brisbane


Growing up in Ipswich and then Gatton, Michael Malouf ‘left school at eleven; opened a branch shop at thirteen’ [his father was a draper]; and was ‘in sole charge of a factory at sixteen’. By 1916, Michael had moved to Brisbane and was the sole proprietor of a Motor Importing and Engineering business, Malouf’s Oakland Motors, 282-284 Adelaide Street Brisbane.
For several years, Michael was also the Managing Director of Automobiles Limited.


NAA: A1, 1930/1083, M Malouf – Naturalization Certificate
Brisbane Courier, 3 August 1926, p. 35 , viewed 14 March 2021,