Mt Morgan Gold Mining Queensland
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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