The recent corroboree held at the Bunya Mountains had special meaning for Wakka Wakka woman Aneta Dodd who dreams of bringing language and culture to a new generation.
A new tradition based on thousands of years of history is being forged at the Bunya Mountains thanks to the efforts of a younger generation keen to explore culture.
South Burnett Regional Council has provided a $4000 grant to enable art to be added to the industrial bins in Bunya Avenue on the Bunya Mountains.
South Burnett Regional Council met with Bunya Mountains community stakeholders on November 5 to discuss mobile communication shortfalls in the area.
South Burnett Regional Council has started work on a new footpath at the Bunya Mountains which will improve safety for local residents and visitors.
Following last year’s extreme bushfire conditions, the Bunya Mountains community sought ways to ensure that residents and visitors in the Bunya Mountains would be safe should a disaster strike the area.
A new adventure tourist experience is a step closer to fruition with the awarding of a design contract for new mountain bike trails at the Bunya Mountains.
A second petition supporting a push to have the Bunya Mountains declared a “Dark Sky Park” will be presented to the South Burnett Regional Council at their general meeting this week.
Residents and visitors to the Bunya Mountains can expect to experience some mobile phone disruptions between May 31 and June 7.
A joint Local Disaster Management sub-plan will be developed for the Bunya Mountains following a meeting between local residents and Council representatives.
The Bunya Mountains Community Association (BMCAI) plans to lobby for the construction of a marked helipad on the mountains in the wake of a recent accident in which a resident was injured.
The push for the Bunya Mountains to become a “Dark Sky Park” is continuing despite a lukewarm response from some local residents last year.
A new recipe book showcasing tried and tested Bunya nut recipes from mountain residents was launched last week.
Members and friends of the Bunya Mountains Natural History Association have been busily breaking up bunya cones to pop the nuts into the freezer.
The State Government is encouraging visitors to take a look at $600,000 worth of Works For Queensland upgrades completed recently at the Bunya Mountains.
A recent bushfire burning in the foothills of the Bunya Mountains has prompted local residents to develop a “ring-around” plan in the event of an emergency.
A draft plan for a mountain bike trail in the Bunya Mountains is being prepared for the Western Downs Regional Council.
A group of 69 cyclists – including many faces familiar to sports fans – are passing through the South Burnett this week in a quest to raise funds for charity.
Bunya Mountains land owner Bruce Thompson has called for eagle-sensing technology to be installed at the Coopers Gap wind farm to lessen the chance of bird strikes at the project.
The Bunya Mountains Community Association hosted a picnic lunch at the new Fishers Lookout deck for Member for Callide Colin Boyce last Friday.