Murgon is rurally positioned 3 hours drive NW Brisbane, and is located next to the indigenous community of Cherbourg. Murgon District has a population of just under 3500, and Cherbourg approximately 1200. It is in the region of Queensland known as the South Burnett (the southern part of the Burnett River catchment). As a friendly country community, Murgon has surprising amenities, education facilities, health services and sports activities for a mid-sized town. As a diverse farming region with cattle grazing, pig production and various crop farming (including peanuts, cotton fields, dubosia plantations, lucerne paddocks and olive groves), a significant facet to local tourism is the surrounding cellar door vineyards. Nearby Bjelke-Petersen and Boondooma Dams attracts a lot of recreational activities to their boat ramps, picnic areas, BBQs, caravan/camping sites and cabin accommodation.
Find out more about Murgon at www.murgon.net.au.