ALP candidate for Flynn, Matt Burnett, will resume duties as Gladstone Mayor this week after formally conceding defeat in the Federal Election.
A massive fundraising effort by a small community led to a special presentation to the Proston Ambulance on Saturday morning.
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.
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.
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.
ALP candidate for Flynn, Matt Burnett, visited Proston and Wondai late last week to meet local residents.
The official “sponsor’s launch” of the Proston parkrun was held recently to thank Smithfield Feedlot for coming on board to make the event a reality.
The South Burnett’s third parkrun event – officially known as the “Railway Park” parkrun – began in Proston at the weekend.
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.
A South Burnett man aged in his 50s was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Proston on Sunday afternoon.
Two people were injured when their motorbike struck a feral pig on Okeden Road, near Proston, on Wednesday night.
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.
UPDATE: Alana has has been located safe.
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.
At 5:13pm on Friday, QFES issued a bushfire warning for Kinleymore and surrounding areas.
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.
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.
Old home movies shot between 1955 and the 1970s attracted a large crowd to the Proston Community Hall on Saturday evening.
Farmers who want to sub-lease rail corridor land between Murgon and Proston should pay for it, according to the South Burnett Rail Trail Users Association.
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.