New Year's Day Public Holiday
- Today is New Years Day, a public holiday, and most South Burnett businesses will either be closed today or operating on restricted hours.
Yarraman New Year's Day Festival
- Yarraman will be ringing in the New Year with a four-hour News Years Day Festival at the Yarraman Recreation Grounds off the New England Highway just west of the CBD from 5:00pm until 9:00pm this evening. The Festival will feature lots of great family fun including live music; market stalls; a licensed bar; hot food and beverages; and a range of inexpensive amusement rides for children including jumping castles, a slide, a climbing rock wall and dodgem cars (rides are $3 each, 5 for $12 or $20 for an unlimited rides armband). Fire-fighting superhero Blazer The Bear will be putting in an appearance at 6:00pm and there'll also be a big fireworks display around 8:00pm. The Festival is run by the Yarraman Progress Association and co-sponsored by Toowoomba Regional Council. Everyone is welcome and admission is free.
New Year's Day Lunch - Wondai
- Dimities Cottage at 49 Haly Street in Wondai will be running an all-you-can-eat New Years Day Buffet Lunch from 11:30am to 2:30pm today. Tickets are $35 per head and bookings are essential: (07) 4168-5744.