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.
This year’s Boondooma Dam Yellowbelly Fishing Competition broke a 28-year record
Toowoomba Regional Council has approved an application from Motocross Mountain, near Cooyar, to alter its motorbike riding tracks.
Two South Burnett community groups have been awarded grants from the State Government in the third round of the Anzac Centenary Community Grants program.
The 2016 Boondooma Yellowbelly could turn out to be the best yet in the popular fishing competition’s 28 year history.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services is urging residents in parts of the Dalby and South Burnett Council areas, including Boondooma and Lake Boondooma, to prepare for thunderstorm activity in the coming hour.
Hundreds of fishermen will be descending on the Yallakool Tourist Park at Bjelke-Petersen Dam near Murgon this October long weekend, and hundreds more will be doing the same at the Boondooma Holiday Park on Lake Boondooma, near Proston.
It’s taken five years, two floods and a drought to get there, but Boondooma Homestead’s annual “Scots In The Bush Festival” could finally be said to have arrived this year.
Caravanners have already begun arriving at Boondooma Homestead in preparation for this weekend’s celebration of all things Celtic.
A man aged in his 20s was airlifted with serious injuries from Manar Park near Boondooma on Friday afternoon.
There’s a huge fishing competition happening at Lake Boondooma over this weekend, and to help South Burnett residents share the excitement, a special event is being held in Kingaroy on Thursday (June 18).
Here’s the fishing report for Boondooma and Bjelke-Petersen dams for the week ending Monday, June 15:
It’s been a week of mixed results. Live bait is still the weapon of choice with good size Goldens caught all week.
The South Burnett hosted more than a thousand tourists at this year’s annual Spirit Of The Bush Muster