The Murweh Shire covers 43,905 km2 and consists of the towns of Augathella, Charleville, Cooladdi and Morven. The Murweh Shire lies in a semi-arid zone, with climates ranging on average from 15 degrees celsius up to 37 degrees celsius during the summer months, and in the winter month's, temperatures range from 3 to 25 degrees. The Shire is situated on the Great Artesian Basin.
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Unique Bilby Experience
Charleville, Outback Queensland hosts the unique Bilby Experience. Visit the Breeding Programme and learn all about these endearing endangered marsupials. Come visit, meet and enjoy a wildlife experience that is close to our hearts and will become close to yours as well, Become apart of the fight to Save the Bilbies.
Four nights weekly Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday nights from 6.00 p.m. until 7.15 p.m. from April to October. (Special Tours by arrangement).
Bookings and enquiries please contact Charleville Visitor Information Centre.
Also check out National Bilby Day on the second Sunday in September annually to ensure this little Australian is never forgotten.
Charleville was named in 1868 by surveyor W A Tully after his home town in Ireland. Today's Charleville is a great outback town with more to do than you could ever imagine...
Augathella has a fascinating history of bushrangers, bullockies, bullock teams and huge sheep stations. enjoy the murals and sculptures in the Main Street or relax on the Warrego...
Have you ever driven through a small outback town, only to find later that you had missed something really special? Take the time to stop in Morven to discover unique experiences...