Rare John Deere Tractor Collection on Show

 Any John Deere enthusiast would be in heaven at the Historic Village Herberton with the addition of three new tractors to complete the John Deere Tractor Shed exhibit.  The new arrivals include a 1937 ‘AOS’ Streamlined Orchard Tractor, a 1934 ‘GP’ Beaner and a... read more...


New Exhibits For the Whole Family to Enjoy

 Two exciting new exhibits will open to the public at the Historic Village Herberton, just in time for the September school holidays. Visitors will be able to see an authentic working sawmill from the 1950’s come to life highlighting an era when timber was the major... read more...


30-Tonne Generator Finds Home at Village

It was all hands on deck as this 30 tonne 1930s English Electric generator was moved from its former home at the Malanda Dairy to the Historic Village Herberton today. It arrived safely and all in one piece, but did require a fairly sizeable truck, crane and a lot of manpower... read more...


Bushie Noel Takes Out Atherton's Best Damper

It’s soft,  fluffy in the centre, with a nice crust on the outside, and everything a good piece of damper should be, so it was no surprise that the Historic Village’s very own Bushie Noel Evennett's damper took top honours at the recent Atherton Show.  In fact, he... read more...


Village Woodchop Success

A hotly contested field of 20 competitors took part in the inaugural Village Woodchop Competition at the Historic Village Herberton, today July 8.  There were two choppers who dominated the field - Joe Rattray from Tasmania and Herberton local Blake Foster taking... read more...