Mundubbera, ‘meeting place of the waters’ is a delightful country town located at the meeting place of the Burnett, Boyne and Auburn rivers. Situated between Brisbane (370km) and Rockhampton (350km), Mundubbera, in the heart of the North Burnett is an ideal stop off for those travelling the Country Way or Burnett Highway.
Agriculture is the basis of the Mundubbera economy. The area is one of the leading citrus regions in Australia and also successfully grows asparagus, table grapes, mangoes and watermelons. Beef, dairy and pork production play a vital role in the local economy.
Bugs for Bugs Insectary located by the Burnett River operates more than 50 climate controlled rooms for the production of biological control agents.
Timber production has played an important role in the development of the Burnett Region whilst mining is playing an increasing role in the growth of the region.
The North Burnett offers tourists a wealth of natural beauty and characterful country towns. The beautiful Auburn River National Park is 40km south west of Mundubbera and offers caves, rockpools and superb scenery for enthusiastic bush walkers.
Mundubbera has an interesting history which can be investigated at the Mundubbera and District Historical Society Museum and the Heritage Centre at Bicentennial Park. There is a vibrancy and vitality about Mundubbera which mixes the pride and traditions of original inhabitants and early settlers with the cultural diversity of the many itinerant workers that flock to the town annually during citrus season. Mundubbera has a fabulous Regional Art Gallery and interesting riverside sculpture walk.
The RM Williams Australian Bush Learning Centre is only 35km away in Eidsvold.
Nearby, Rohan the Bullocky offers a true country experience with a working bullock team and bush skill displays.
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