Boondooma Dam Lake Boondooma
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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.

overnight camping

Travellers passing through Proston are welcome to stay
at our free overnight camping area, located in Rodney Street, in a quiet area on the edge off town. Walking distance to shops and toilets.

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


Site last updated 28 July, 2017
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coming up

The Proston Men's Shed will be holding one of
their popular Garage / Car Boot Sales and Auction on Saturday 2 September 2017 from 8.00am to 12noon. Download flyer (965kb pdf). Read more about the Men's Shed.

The Big Scrub Garden Club will be going on a bus trip to the Coucals Garden at Mt Crosby on Saturday,
9 September. If you would like to come please get your name and money to us by 18 August. See flyer (459kb pdf) for details.

OUT NOW – the August edition of The Proston Post (695kb pdf). Browse our archives. Browse our Calendar of Events for August 2017 (125kb pdf)

If you're visiting Proston why not take a walk along our Heritage Trail.





Lake Boondooma
Boondooma Homestead



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Fish Stocking and Management Association

and the Proston Show Society for sponsoring

the ProstonOnline website

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