The main gallery at the 55 Million Years Ago museum in Murgon consists of information panels, push-button video displays and sound domes

June 20, 2024

Three South Burnett tourism ventures will receive funding from the State Government’s $10 million Building Bush Tourism Fund.

The lucky recipients – among 17 funded in Southern Queensland – were announced on Thursday:

  • Cherbourg – The Ration Shed Museum, for the expansion of exhibition space and improvements to the gallery
  • Murgon – New infrastructure to enhance the immersive experience at 55 Million Years Ago fossil museum
  • Murgon – Upgrades to the communal camp kitchen to improve accessibility at Barambah Bush Caravan Park

The tourism program will support 57 projects across the State:

  • Tropical North Queensland: $2.265 million for 13 projects
  • Outback Queensland: $3.01 million for 18 projects
  • Southern Queensland: $2.72 million for 17 projects


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