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The park on the main street of Murgon
|LGA(s)||South Burnett Region|
|Federal Division(s)||Wide Bay|
Murgon is in the region of Queensland known as the South Burnett, the southern part of the Burnett River catchment. Attractions of Murgon include winemaking, fishing on the nearby Bjelke-Petersen Dam and gem-fossicking.
Murgon has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Macalister Street: South Burnett Co-operative Dairy Association Factory (former)
- 62-70 Lamb Street: Murgon Civic Centre
Murgon is also close to a famous fossil site. The Murgon fossil site is the only such site in Australia with a diverse vertebrate fauna dating to the early Eocene epoch, around 55 million years ago, only 10 million years after the extinction of the dinosaurs.
- List of fossil sites (with link directory)
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Murgon (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-04-24.
- "South Burnett Co-operative Dairy Association Factory (former) (entry 31876)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-12.
- "Murgon Civic Centre (entry 4178)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-12.
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