ALP Candidate Concedes Defeat

ALP Candidate Concedes Defeat

ALP candidate for Flynn, Matt Burnett, will resume duties as Gladstone Mayor this week after formally conceding defeat in the Federal Election.

Proston Show Packs A Punch

Proston Show Packs A Punch

Floods … what floods? Despite all the drama that has been in the local area over the past couple of weeks, the Proston Show was a big hit with locals on Saturday.

Platform Opens For Community

Platform Opens For Community

Flooded roads may have limited the number of people attending the opening of Proston’s new sound shell, but the wet weather didn’t dampen their enthusiasm.

State Finals At Proston Show

State Finals At Proston Show

The State finals of the Queensland Ag Shows prime beef and stud beef Young Judges and Young Paraders competitions will be held at the Proston Show on March 5.

Proston To Be ‘Dementia Friendly’

Proston To Be ‘Dementia Friendly’

Proston will work to become a Dementia Friendly Community after a recent workshop raised awareness of just how widespread the condition is likely to become over the next few decades.

Man Dies In Crash

Man Dies In Crash

A South Burnett man aged in his 50s was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Proston on Sunday afternoon.

No Brochure For Proston … Yet

No Brochure For Proston … Yet

A brochure outlining the tourist attractions of the Proston district will not be joining a recently released set of tourist brochures for Blackbutt, Nanango, Kingaroy, Wondai and Murgon … not soon, anyway.

Have You Seen Alana?

Have You Seen Alana?

UPDATE: Alana has has been located safe.

Park Named In Doctor’s Honour

Park Named In Doctor’s Honour

South Burnett Regional Council will name a small park in Proston in honour of one of the town’s former doctors, who planted its trees 85 years ago.

Proston Team Off To The Ekka!

Proston Team Off To The Ekka!

Proston P-10’s show team will be heading off with a team of cattle to the Brisbane Ekka, thanks to the generosity of a number of rural businesses.

Feedlot Opens Up To Ag Teachers

Feedlot Opens Up To Ag Teachers

Agriculture teachers and ag assistants from schools across the Wide Bay region had the opportunity on Thursday to visit a working feedlot when they toured Smithfield, near Proston.

Farmers Seek To Lease Rail Land

Farmers Seek To Lease Rail Land

Farmers along the Murgon-Proston rail corridor have asked the South Burnett Regional Council to grant them a 17-year sub-lease to prevent a rail trail being built between Hivesville and Proston for a generation.