Jan 07, 2021

Grants for Herberton Mining Museum

Grants for Herberton Mining Museum Colin Purchase and Mary Searston — key volunteers with the Herberton Mining Museum Research Team — with their Community Heritage Grant certificate. © Sherrie-Ann Cockell Photography.

Herberton’s Mining Museum has received just over $5000 from the National Library of Australia’s Community Heritage Grants. The money would be used to conduct a significance assessment of the museum’s collection, focusing on original materials, machinery, archives and items that relate specifically to the Great Northern Mine, said Tablelands Regional Councillor Annette Haydon. “This will…