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Bushpark

Opalton Bushpark is situated 123km from Winton. It is one of the largest opal fields in Queensland is known for the quality of opal mined.

Opal was first discovered here by George Cragg in 1888 and the first mine was worked in 1894. By the end of the decade there was a bustling township of 600 and Opalton became known for the enormous quantity and quality of its opal.

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