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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 Spirit of the Bush event 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 9 October, 2019
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coming up

Descendants, families and friends of the WW1 soldiers
that had a connection with Boondooma Station (see list 90kb pdf) are invited (48kb pdf) to the Remembrance Day Ceremony at Boondooma Homestead on Monday, 11 November 2019.

OUT NOW – the latest edition of The Proston Post
(2.6mb pdf). Browse our archives.

Check out the Proston Community Calendar (158kb pdf) to see what's on in Proston.

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





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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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