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Scientists Dig Giant Mammal Fossils in Southwest Queensland

Scientists Dig Giant Mammal Fossils in Southwest Queensland Palaeontologists, geologists and fossil enthusiasts are expecting to unearth extraordinary bones next week at one of Australia’s most impressive megafauna dig sites near Eulo, a small town in southwest Queensland.   On 10 June the Outback Gondwana Foundation (OGF), a scientific organisation based near Eromanga, will begin […]

Extant Landscape, Eromanga Basin

10 Queensland Artists have come together to celebrate the diversity and vastness of the Eromanga Basin landscape. Commissions from the exhibition will go towards the Outback Gondwana Foundation Building Fund. The Extant Landscape is expressed through multiple media as the artists work in oil, acrylic, print,paper, perspex, photography, digital, metal and precious gems. The Exhibition will be […]

Major Sponsors continue to support OGF

We are delighted that our major Sponsors, Santos and Beach Energy have again committed to sponsor OGF’s general operations for another year.  The companies have also agreed to contribute funding for the proposed Natural History Museum subject to Federal Government funding approval.  We gratefully acknowledge the contributions of all our sponsors.

Australia: The Time Traveller’s Guide

This DVD covering the natural history of Australia can be purchased from the ABC Shop. Scott Hocknull and Robyn Mackenzie make contributions. Cooper makes an impact. Click the above link for details. Check out the video below for a sneak preview of the Eromanga Giants walking past the pub!

AUSTRALIA: The Time Travellers Guide - compilation from Eye Candy Animation on Vimeo.

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Media Releases

Dinosaur discoveries depend on farmers

“In western and south west Queensland, they are digging for treasures from the past – and coming up with finds that will keep palaeontologists busy for decades”, says Keiren McLeonard (ABC Bush Telegraph 29 August 2012).  Read the full article here.

Stuart Mackenzie reflects on the journey

In the “Village Green” section of the Courier Mail (18 August 2012), Stuart Mackenzie describes the amazing journey the project has taken him on over the past eight years.  Read about it in “Have Your Say”.

Giant marsupials’ graveyard unearthed in Queensland

Scientists working with OGF say they may have unearthed the fossilised skeletons of up to 40 giant marsupials in south-west Queensland.

Dinosaur finds put state in spotlight

A dinosaur rush is on in the state's far southwest. The remains of one of the largest dinosaurs found in the world and the largest in Australia have been uncovered, with Queensland Museum paleontologists tipping more major discoveries to come.

Second time lucky for dinosaurs?

The backers of Eromanga's dinosaur museum believe they have a strong chance of scoring $1.2 million of RADF funding.

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Building a home for Cooper, Australia’s largest dinosaur.

March 2012

Australia’s largest dinosaur, Cooper, is closer to finding a home in South Western Queensland with the Eromanga Natural History Museum Project a top contender in the latest round (2) of RADF funding to be announced in May by Minister for Regional Development, Simon Crean.

For seven years, the Outback Gondwana Foundation has developed the Eromanga Natural History Museum concept in partnership with Santos, Quilpie Shire Council, the Queensland Museum, and Beach Energy. It is considered a priority project for SW Queensland and part of Regional Development Australia’s Roadmap, with realisation as early as 2013.

The museum will not only house Cooper, Australia’s largest dinosaur, but also a unique and valuable natural history collection. This collection has a remarkable variety of fossil flora and fauna in addition to the huge dinosaur bones, discovered recently on properties in the district. It includes teeth and bones from numerous extinct Australian animals and plants ranging in age from 100 million years old to 20,000 years old.

For more information see Building a home for Cooper