The South Burnett’s annual salute to all things Scottish got under way at Boondooma on Thursday
The St John the Baptist Catholic Church – and the surrounding verandah – were packed to overflowing in Wondai on Monday at a Requiem Mass for well-known South Burnett resident, Mick Duff.
The South Burnett will get a new fishing competition this year despite concerns it might undermine already successful events run by community groups.
Water levels and registration numbers may have taken a small dip at this year’s Lake Boondooma Yellowbelly Fishing Competition but organisers were still delighted with the weekend’s turnout.
Keen anglers are getting ready to descend on Lake Boondooma this weekend for one of the region’s biggest annual fishing competitions.
A man has died following a single-vehicle crash near Boondooma on Monday afternoon
Boondooma Homestead was awash with tartans and bagpipes over the weekend as 300 caravanners and 800 guests gathered to celebrate all things Scottish.
Anyone with even a drop of Scots blood should be drawn to Boondooma Homestead next month by the skirl of pipes and the beat of drums at Scots in the Bush.
SunWater announced on Thursday the multi-million dollar repair works for the Boondooma Dam spillway are now complete
The reopening of the $23 million Waltzing Matilda Centre may have been great news for the tiny western Queensland town of Winton, but its impact was felt 1200km away in Boondooma.
An 18-year-old woman was flown to Brisbane with serious injuries after a single-vehicle crash on Manar Road at Boondooma on Sunday evening.
RACQ LifeFlight rescue helicopters have been called in three times so far this Easter long weekend to the Manar Park off-road recreational park at Boondooma.
A young woman has been airlifted to hospital after a water ski accident at Boondooma Dam.
A 33-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital after an industrial accident at Boondooma Dam.
This year’s annual Scots In The Bush Festival at Boondooma Homestead set a new record for attendances, with 405 caravans packing the grounds and an estimated 1000 visitors taking part in the three day event.
Police are seeking help from the public to locate a pontoon boat and trailer stolen on Saturday from Boondooma Dam.
If a musician dared to sing American country music at the annual Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers Muster at Boondooma, they’d most likely be booed (politely) from the stage …
While February temperature records were being smashed all around the South Burnett over the weekend, the Boondooma Dam Fish Stocking Association was breaking a record of its own.
Boondooma Homestead manager Buddy Thomson has been recognised at the recent Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards for his work at the historic Boondooma museum complex.
A $50 million project to repair Boondooma Dam’s spillway has been awarded to engineers Fulton Hogan
Remembrance Day was commemorated with small ceremonies throughout the South Burnett on Friday.
Organisers of the annual Boondooma Dam Yellowbelly Fishing Competition are expecting to set some new benchmarks next year.
Federal member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd will be paying a three-day visit to the South Burnett on June 15-17.
The South Burnett played host to an extra thousand tourists last week when 415 caravans and RVs packed Boondooma Homestead’s grounds for the annual Spirit Of The Bush Heritage and Bush Balladeers Muster.