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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 4 October, 2018
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coming up

See the latest press release (37kb pdf) for the results of the 2019 Yellowbelly Fishing Competition. See photos from the 2019 competition.

The Crackup Sisters will be performing at the 2019 Proston
Show on 8/9 March 2019. See more.

Can you HELP to reinvent Proston? Take a look at this PowerPoint presentation (3.7mb pdf). A Round Table initiative.

OUT NOW – the latest edition of The Proston Post
(2.5mb pdf). Browse our archives.

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

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