Located 679 km north of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and only 38 km west of Rockhampton, Mount Morgan must surely be the most charming former mining town in Australia.
At 240 m above sea-level the people of Mount Morgan enjoy a cool and breezy oasis amidst the flood plains of Central Queensland. Blessed with sufficient rainfall, close to beautiful beaches and only half hour from a city with an international Airport this small town (pop 2200) is an undiscovered Australian tourism icon.
Home to one of the world’s richest gold discoveries Mount Morgan’s history is a quintessentially Australian story. It tells of great hopes, vision and great tasks undertaken and accomplished. It tells of sacrifice and dedication.
From its earliest beginnings as a rough mining camp hastily thrown over the hills and valleys beside a fabulously rich gold, silver and copper ore body, Mount…
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