It’s been a trying year for Boondooma Homestead, the heritage complex located on Mundubbera-Durong Road.
The COVID-19 pandemic may have prevented this year’s Bush Balladeer Muster and Scots In The Bush Festival from going ahead … but Boondooma Homestead is coming back to life with something new instead.
Work on upgrading another section of the Mundubbera-Durong Road will commence next week, and continue through to December.
More details have been released about the upcoming “Festival of the Dams” – sponsored by the South Burnett Regional Council – which will be held at Lake Boondooma this month.
A man aged in his 20s has been airlifted to hospital after he was injured while chopping wood north-west of Kingaroy on Sunday.
Any thoughts that interest in Remembrance Day would fade away after last year’s Centenary commemorations were put to rest on Monday with strong turnouts at events across the South Burnett.
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.