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
Boondooma Dam Repairs

Contractor Announced For<BR> 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.

Yellowbelly Weekend Breaks Record

Yellowbelly Weekend Breaks Record

This year’s Boondooma Dam Yellowbelly Fishing Competition broke a 28-year record

Update For Cooyar Track

Update For Cooyar Track

Toowoomba Regional Council has approved an application from Motocross Mountain, near Cooyar, to alter its motorbike riding tracks.

Anzac Grants For Kumbia, Boondooma

Anzac Grants For Kumbia, Boondooma

Two South Burnett community groups have been awarded grants from the State Government in the third round of the Anzac Centenary Community Grants program.

2016 Yellowbelly Could Be The Best Yet

2016 Yellowbelly Could Be The Best Yet

The 2016 Boondooma Yellowbelly could turn out to be the best yet in the popular fishing competition’s 28 year history.

Storm Warning For Boondooma

Storm Warning For Boondooma

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.

Dams Are Full Of Fish … And Culture!

Dams Are Full Of Fish … And Culture!

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.

Record Roll-Up For Celtic Festival

Record Roll-Up For Celtic Festival

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 Come For Celtic Fun

Caravanners Come For Celtic Fun

Caravanners have already begun arriving at Boondooma Homestead in preparation for this weekend’s celebration of all things Celtic.

Airlift From Manar Park

Airlift From Manar Park

A man aged in his 20s was airlifted with serious injuries from Manar Park near Boondooma on Friday afternoon.

Fishing Fun Comes To Glendon St

Fishing Fun Comes To Glendon St

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).