Mt Burnett Observatory is a not-for-profit association, entirely run by volunteers. Your donation will help us to:

  • Carry out restoration work on the telescope, dome and surrounding buildings;
  • Add new facilities to the observatory;
  • Open the telescope regularly to the public;
  • Use the telescope as a gathering point for astronomy enthusiasts in the Dandenong Ranges and beyond;
  • Support our active astronomy outreach programme;

Donations to the Mount Burnett Observatory can be made by direct bank transfer (EFT) to:

  • Account name: Mount Burnett Observatory
  • BSB: 633 000
  • Acct no: 143733558

You can also donate online via Paypal.

If you do make a donation please inform the MBO treasurer by email at:

If you would like more information regarding donating to Mount Burnett Observatory please email