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Riversleigh Fossil Centre

Project overview

The Riversleigh Fossil Centre displays fossils extracted from the nearby Riversleigh Fossil Fields. The World Heritage listed area is a window into the development of early mammal megafauna from the past 30 million years.

Our support will help Mount Isa City Council create a world-class tourism destination in Outback Queensland.

The project will enhance the visitor experience and highlight fossils from the region, including:

  • new interactive displays
  • modernisation of existing displays
  • improvements to accessibility
  • new cabinetry
  • theatrical lighting
  • audio
  • climate control.


  • Create world-class tourism destination in Mount Isa

  • Attract visitors to Outback Queensland

  • Encourage visitors to stay longer in Outback Queensland

Last updated: 11 Feb 2020