Boondooma Dam Lake Boondooma
Boondooma Homestead Boondooma Homestead
The picturesque town of Proston is nestled in the South Burnett Region of Queensland, Australia. Proston is located 3.5 hours from Brisbane and 2.5 hours from the Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba. See map (2.9mb pdf). Proston districts include Boondooma, Durong and Hivesville.

Proston is a well-serviced small country town which prides itself on friendliness and community spirit, and was the winner of the 1999 Ergon Energy, Tidy Towns' 'Bush Spirit Award'. The economy of the region is primarily drawn from pastoral agricultural and other rural activities e.g. Duboisia, piggeries, forestry, cropping and cattle grazing.

Local events in the area include the Yellowbelly Fishing Competition at Lake Boondooma, the Proston Show,
the Golden Spurs Campdraft and the Bush Balladeers Concert at Boondooma Homestead.

Proston has town water; ambulance station with resident ambulance officer; police station with resident police officer; urban and rural fire brigades; outpatients clinic 5-days a week with permanent community nurse and visiting doctors on Tuesdays and Thursdays; rubbish collection in the town and Proston Gardens every Friday;
a small country state school grades prep to grade 10, with dedicated staff and active P&C; vibrant Playgroup; new community hall; a Men's Shed; showgrounds; swimming pool; well-stocked library and a rubbish tip.

Keep up to date with what's happening in Proston with Proston Connection on Facebook.

 

 

 

 

Site last updated 6 April, 2017
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Are you new to Proston? There will be a 'Meet & Greet' and a FREE morning tea on Saturday 15 April. See notice (503kb pdf)

Want to keep up to date with what's happening around Proston and read good news stories? Download the first edition of The Proston Post (538kb pdf)

Check out the photos from the 2017 Proston Show on their facebook page.

See photos of the winners of the 2017 Yellowbelly Fishing Competition. Download the press release (105kb pdf) with all the winners' results. Read more about the competition.

 

 

 

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Fish Stocking and Management Association

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