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Scots Go Bush

Scots Go Bush

The South Burnett’s annual salute to all things Scottish got under way at Boondooma on Thursday

Obituary: Michael Duff 1931-2019

Obituary: Michael Duff 1931-2019

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.

Council Cash Backs Dam Festival

Council Cash Backs Dam Festival

The South Burnett will get a new fishing competition this year despite concerns it might undermine already successful events run by community groups.

Yellowbelly Lures Thousands To Lake

Yellowbelly Lures Thousands To Lake

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.

Yellowbelly Aims For Bumper Roll-Up

Yellowbelly Aims For Bumper Roll-Up

Keen anglers are getting ready to descend on Lake Boondooma this weekend for one of the region’s biggest annual fishing competitions.

Man Dies In Boondooma Crash

Man Dies In Boondooma Crash

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash near Boondooma on Monday afternoon

Scottish Festival Keeps On Growing

Scottish Festival Keeps On Growing

Boondooma Homestead was awash with tartans and bagpipes over the weekend as 300 caravanners and 800 guests gathered to celebrate all things Scottish.

Scots Get Ready To Go Bush

Scots Get Ready To Go Bush

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.

Dam Repairs Officially Finished

Dam Repairs Officially Finished

SunWater announced on Thursday the multi-million dollar repair works for the Boondooma Dam spillway are now complete

Aussie Spirit Shines Through At Muster

Aussie Spirit Shines Through At Muster

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.

Woman Hurt In Boondooma Crash

Woman Hurt In Boondooma Crash

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.

Helicopter Called Three Times

Helicopter Called Three Times

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.

Ski-ing Accident At Dam

Ski-ing Accident At Dam

A young woman has been airlifted to hospital after a water ski accident at Boondooma Dam.

Man Crushed At Dam Site

Man Crushed At Dam Site

A 33-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital after an industrial accident at Boondooma Dam.

Scots Gather For A Highland Fling

Scots Gather For A Highland Fling

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.

Pontoon Stolen From Dam

Pontoon Stolen From Dam

Police are seeking help from the public to locate a pontoon boat and trailer stolen on Saturday from Boondooma Dam.

All-Aussie Week At Muster

All-Aussie Week At Muster

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 …

2017 Yellowbelly ‘Biggest Ever’

2017 Yellowbelly ‘Biggest Ever’

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.

Buddy Recognised At Awards

Buddy Recognised At Awards

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.

Contractor Announced For<BR> Boondooma Dam Repairs

Contractor Announced For
Boondooma Dam Repairs

A $50 million project to repair Boondooma Dam’s spillway has been awarded to engineers Fulton Hogan

98 Years Later, We Remember Them

98 Years Later, We Remember Them

Remembrance Day was commemorated with small ceremonies throughout the South Burnett on Friday.

Bright Outlook For Yellowbelly

Bright Outlook For Yellowbelly

Organisers of the annual Boondooma Dam Yellowbelly Fishing Competition are expecting to set some new benchmarks next year.

O’Dowd Coming To Visit

O’Dowd Coming To Visit

Federal member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd will be paying a three-day visit to the South Burnett on June 15-17.

Campers Muster At Boondooma

Campers Muster At Boondooma

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.

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