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South Burnett TOURING GUIDE 2020

History • Icons • Events • Places to Stay & Eat • Things to do

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Inside 3: Welcome to Country 4-9: Home to the South Burnett 10-13: Arts and Culture 14-22: Explore the Region 23-28: History 29-37: Events 38-45: Wine 46-53: Places to Stay 54-62: Places to Eat 63-67: Visitor Information Centres 68-79: Getting Around

The art used on the front page of the guide was designed by Wondai-based artist Maurice Mickelo. Maurice explains that it depicts; “A carpet snake, a spiritual being from the Wakka Wakka tribe, making the journey to the Great Bunya Gathering. The yellow seeds in the image are the Bunya nut that was a popular source of food for all visiting tribes that gathered there every three years�.

Primary photograph contributor: Nancy Jayde Photography South Burnett Touring Guide 2020 is published by the South Burnett Times, 176 Haly St, Kingaroy, 4610. Printed by News Corp Austral is, 56 Kenilworth St, Warwick, 4370. For advertising inquiries, contact Melanie Eastaugh on (07) 4162 9742. For editorial inquiries, contact Marguerite Cuddihy on (07) 4162 9719. 02

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Welcome to Country

Welcome to Country from Eric Law MY ANCESTORS, the Wakka Wakka people, have called the South Burnett region their traditional country for thousands of years. As a very proud and humble Wakka Wakka man, I am extremely honoured to welcome all visitors to my ancestor’s traditional land. As you get captivated by the beauty and ruggedness of our region, I ask you respectfully, to take a moment and reflect on how my ancestors would have cared for this region! I know that my ancestors will guide you all as you wander around our region and keep you safe until we welcome you back on your return visit. WELCOME TO COUNTRY: Wakka Wakka elder Eric Law. Picture: Laura Blackmore

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Home to the South Burnett

Home to the South Burnett Kingaroy

Kumbia

Well known as the Peanut Capital of Australia, while also featuring a large shopping centre, cinema and observatory, Kingaroy is a main destination for visitors in the South Burnett. It is also well known for being home to former premier of Queensland Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

This town is home to many of the farms that yield the region’s fine quality produce. It is also known for hosting the popular Kumbia Races, which coincide with the Melbourne Cup. The Burrandowan Picnic Races and Bunya Mountains are also close by, both bringing thousands to the region.

Booie Range

Maidenwell

With high altitude scenic views, and being home to the well-known Crane Winery, the Booie Range is quickly becoming known as a great tourist destination.

Near the Bunya Mountains, with Coomba Falls on its doorstep, Maidenwell is surrounded by beautiful scenery. It is also home to the highly regarded Maidenwell Trading Post, and is now a destination for the Maidenwell Country Muster.

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Home to the South Burnett

THE South Burnett Region is located within 90 minutes of the Sunshine Coast and about two hours from Brisbane. It covers the area from the Blackbutt Range through to the edge of Kilkivan in the Gympie Regional Council. The South Burnett is a peanut-growing and wine-producing region, with the beauty of the Bunya Mountains as its backdrop. Drop in to one of the towns in the region and experience the warm hospitality they all have to offer.

Nanango

Blackbutt

Sitting along the D’Aguilar and Burnett highways, this easily-accessible town is perfect for tourists. There is a great range of restaurants and activities to explore, as well as their heritage-listed Butter Factory Building, Ringsfield House and Nanango Court House.

Chosen as Queensland’s friendliest town in 2008, Blackbutt’s community continues to wow tourists with its great service, as well as its annual Avocado Festival.

Yarraman

Benarkin

Located between the Darling Downs and the South Burnett, Yarraman is a special town with a range of activities for tourists, from a visit to the Yarraman Heritage Museum to strolling through the Yarraman State Forest.

On the edge of Blackbutt and the Benarkin State Forest, this quiet town is known for its wonderful natural scenery. It is also in line with the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail.

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Memerambi

Crawford

Located on the way to Wooroolin, Memerambi is an attractive little town well known for its unique “Stop Shop”. There are also many produce processing companies nearby.

This picturesque little town takes its name from the Crawford railway station named by Queensland Railways Department in 1904 after engineer Hugh Ralston Crawford, who supervised the construction of the Wondai-Kingaroy railway.

Tingoora

Wooroolin

Home to the famous Tingoora Pub, where Jimmy Barnes would previously frequent on regional tours, Tingoora is the perfect Australian destination for nostalgic tourists.

This town has been recently put on the international map thanks to Danger Close, a movie filmed in the Wooroolin area. It also has great cafes and the iconic Grand Hotel.

Wondai Another main town in the South Burnett, with many attractions for tourists. There’s the South Burnett Region Timber Industry Museum, Wondai Shire Regional Art Gallery and the Wondai Heritage Museum. It is also home to the two-day, annual Wondai Garden Festival. 06

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Home to the South Burnett

Cherbourg

Moffatdale

This town proudly promotes Aboriginal culture within its community, offering many tourism facilities, including the Ration Shed Museum, a local art gallery, and the Cherbourg Men’s Shed.

This town is located on the northern end of Queensland’s newest wine region. Moffatdale is home to many of the South Burnett’s well-known wineries.

Proston & Hivesville

Murgon

Proston and Hivesville feature scenic hill-filled terrain, providing excellent views of the region, making it a highlight for tourists in the South Burnett. It’s also not far from Boondooma Homestead and popular tourist destination, Boondooma Dam.

Being the closest to Cherbourg, the region’s wellknown Aboriginal reserve, Murgon has much culture to share. Be sure to check out its visitor information centre, as well as its blast-from-the- past Queensland Dairy Industry Museum.

Durong

Goomeri

This small town is home to the Burrandowan Station Homestead, one of Queensland’s heritage-listed sites. There is also a school and public library in the town vicinity.

Goomeri is a small, friendly country town that is surrounded by beef cattle grazing and dairy farming country. Well-known for its annual Goomeri Pumpkin Festival, which attracts thousands of people to the town to participate.

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Rich Agriculture & Ancestry

Region rich in crops, livestock THERE’S no better way to familiarise yourself with a region than to try its local produce, and when you’re in the South Burnett, you just have to try our peanuts. We are well recognised as the country’s prime peanut growing region with our rich, red volcanic soils making it one of the most ideal places in the world to grow peanuts. While peanuts are iconic to the region, there are a range of producers growing and raising quality livestock and crops.

Pork: The South Burnett region has a rich and sprawling history that’s tied intimately to the pork industry. Kewpie Pig Enterprises was established in 1969 and were leaders in the production and breeding of pigs along with building efficient piggeries. The region is also home to Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory, one of the major employers in the region. According to SunPork Fresh Foods executive general manager Rhys Collins, 95 per cent of pigs in Queensland are processed at this site.

Peanuts: Peanut began growing in the region in the early 1900s. In 1924 the region established the Peanut Marketing Board (now the Peanut Company of Australia) headquartered in Kingaroy. By 1930 production had climbed to 814 tonnes per year. Kingaroy peanuts can now be found all over the country and internationally.

Duboisia: The South Burnett’s red soil and climate also makes it the ideal location for native duboisia plants to thrive. Processing plants are used to extract medical-grade alkaloid from the plant to be used in various pharmaceutical products, such as scopolamine butybromide, which can be used to treat cramps, and scopolamine hydrobromide, which can be used to treat motion sickness and nausea.

The Peanut Van THE original Peanut Van Kingaroy has been an Aussie icon and known tourist destination for more than 50 years. It offers Australian, quality peanuts. Their friendly staff operate the van from 9am-5pm seven days a week, to cater for tourists from all destinations both nationally and internationally. Be sure to stop into the Peanut Van and support Aussie farmers and businesses to keep our nation great. What Australia grows, makes Australia grow. Address: 77 Kingaroy St, Kingaroy Website: peanutvan.com.au Phone: 1300 81 82 83 Facebook: www.facebook.com/thepeanutvan Instagram: www.instagram.com/peanutvan

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Rich Agriculture & Ancestry

Rich soils grow huge variety of produce Avocados: The region is well-known for its avocado crops, with the town of Blackbutt even dedicating a whole festival to the humble little fruit. Avocado trees thrive in Mediterranean and tropical climates and there are dozens of varieties of avocados. Hass is one of the most popular varieties and is often found in supermarkets around Australia. Beans and legumes: It’s not only peanuts that are grown at Kingaroy, but also white navy beans. Navy bean production began in Australia during World War II when it became necessary to find an

economical way of supplying a nutritious food to the many troops based in Queensland. The United States military maintained a large base in Kingaroy and had many bases and camps throughout southeast Queensland. The deep rich red soils of the Kingaroy area also enables the growing of traditional grains and legumes such as peanuts, sorghum, maize, navy beans, soybeans, wheat and barley.

Bunya Red Farm BUNYA Red Farm is a beautiful 64ha property near Kingaroy growing natural, chemical free, award-winning capers and caperberries. Farm tours, tastings and sales during caper season. On-farm camping anytime. Address: 544 Wattlegrove Rd, Benair QLD 4610 Website: www.bunyaredfarm.com.au Phone: (07) 4164 3186 Email: info@bunyaredfarm.com.au Facebook: Bunya Red Farm V1 - KSBE01Z01FF

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Art & Culture

The face behind the camera TRAVELLING all over the South Burnett, meeting people and capturing their stories is Nancy Jayde’s passion. The photographer is the talented eye behind the majority of the beautiful images used in this guide. Nancy (pictured) is a local Kingaroy woman. She moved away for a few years before returning to the region to raise her family here as she said there was no better place to live and explore than the South Burnett. To check out more of her work visit nancyjaydephotography.com.au.

Janet Skinner Art Gallery ROMANCE of the Rail – Step back in time and enjoy the complete series of 104 railway paintings, by renowned artist and author, Janet Skinner. Between 1992 and 1998, Skinner painted from life this amazing collection of Queensland and NSW railway stations and locomotives. Address: 32 Coulson St, Blackbutt. Website: www.janetskinner.com Phone: 0438 123 993 Email: janet.skinner@bigpond.com 10

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Art & Culture

Wondai Regional Art Gallery A HIDDEN treasure of the South Burnett, the Wondai Heritage Museum gives visitors a wonderful insight into the Wondai people, town and district, spanning over 120 years. It plays an important part in the region’s cultural life and development, and contributes significantly to the South Burnett’s tourism industry. The gallery is housed in the original Wondai Station Master’s House, which dates back to 1903 and is one of the first buildings to have been built in the country township.

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Not only does the gallery showcase the region’s talent, it also offers workshops to help others to develop their artistic skills. If you’re visiting the region and are looking for some activities to join, consider booking a Wondai Regional Art Gallery class or two. Address: 40 Haly St, Wondai, Qld 4606. For more details, visit wondaiartgallery.org.au. CENTRE OF TOWN: The Wondai Regional Art Gallery.

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Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery IF YOU’RE spending time in Kingaroy, you won’t want to miss visiting the place that celebrates and displays the work of the region’s talented artists. The Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery is an art and craft hotspot, and premier exhibition space. At the gallery , you can enjoy the wonderful talent of the region with exciting new exhibits every month. The gallery holds interactive workshops for you to enjoy, as well as a general gallery and local gift shop.

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Art & Culture

Showcasing creativity FEATURING ever-changing exhibitions across three dedicated art spaces, you will always find something to pique your interest at the gallery, and if you’re looking to take home some of the best artistic creations from the South Burnett, Shop 38 is the place to go. Run by the Kingaroy Arts Team Inc and supported by the South Burnett Regional Council, visitors can enjoy exploring the gallery free of charge. Donations are welcome. V1 - KSBE01Z01FF

This gallery is open seven days a week for all visitors to enjoy when they’re stopping in the region. Address: 126 Haly St, Kingaroy Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am to 1pm. Facebook: www.facebook.com/ kingaroyregionalartgallery For more details, visit www.kingaroyart.com.au. TOURING GUIDE, Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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Bask in the beauty of the Bunya Mountains THE Bunya Mountains National Rainforest is the perfect tourist destination if you’re wanting to escape to the countryside and get back to nature. Home to an abundance of wildlife, including wallabies and approximately 215 species of birds, it can be regarded as a natural sanctuary. These mountains are a key part of the South Burnett’s tourism landscape. Co-owned with the Darling Downs, the Bunya Mountains covers almost 12,000 hectares of land, all which you can view from Fishers Lookout. It’s also a great place to appreciate the Wakka Wakka land, as indigenous tribes used to gather in the rainforest for meetings from all around Queensland. If you are touring the Bunya Mountains, you have the opportunity to freely walk the rainforest tracks 14

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and trails, hear the coo of the birds while birdwatching, and also enjoy some great cafes and accommodation options at the mountain’s peak. If you’re feeling like a bit of fun, you can also book in a horse and cart ride while being guided around the mountain top. Otherwise, you can book to use a tennis court during your stay or play your game of choice in the free open space. With the purchase of a camping permit, you can stay up to 14 days in one of the three camping destinations, Dandabah, Burtons Well and Wescott. Otherwise, if you’re looking for a more homely experience, contact the Bunya Mountains Accommodation Centre and book a luxurious cabin to suit your holiday needs. KSBE01Z01FF - V1


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Exploring the great outdoors THE region is home to a number of areas where you can explore the natural beauty and wonder of the mountainous landscapes.

BOAT MOUNTAIN Head north of Murgon and you’ll come across the Boat Mountain Conservation Park. Named after a distinctive flat-topped ridge shaped like an upturned boat, the 589m Boat Mountain is a local landmark in the Murgon area. More than 130 plant species grow here and there are at least 46 species of birds including rufous whistlers, black-faced cuckoo-shrikes, double-barred finches, red-backed wrens and honeyeaters. You might also see black-striped wallabies, echidnas, pygmy-possums and sugar gliders.

MT WOOROOLIN LOOKOUT Venture just over 4km from the heart of Kingaroy and you will find Mt Wooroolin Lookout. The lookout was developed by Kingaroy Shire Council in 1988 as a Bicenntennial project. The mountain is a declared nature reserve and both the lookout and its immediate surroundings are maintained by Kingaroy Shire Council. Mt Wooroolin’s lookout is an elevated viewing platform that offers striking panoramic views across Kingaroy and the areas leading towards Kumbia and the Bunya Mountains in the east. The platform is accessible for all abilities.

Bunya Mountains Accommodation Centre OFFERING the largest variety of accommodation at the Bunya Mountains National Park. There is something to suit all styles, group sizes and budgets. From cosy timber cottages and family-friendly chalets to architecturally designed houses with stunning rainforest or mountain vistas. Large groups are welcome too. Guests can self-cater or dine at the local cafes, bar and restaurant. Address: Bunya Mountains Accommodation Centre, Bunya Ave, Bunya Mountains Website: www.bunyamountains.com.au Phone: (07) 4668 3126 Email: info@bunyamountains.com.au Facebook: www.facebook.com/bunyamountains

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BjelkePetersen Dam SINCE its completion in 1988, Bjelke-Petersen Dam, also known as BP Dam or Lake Barambah, has been a place of relaxation and recreation for many families in the South Burnett and beyond. It spans 2500ha and has a capacity of more than 1.4 million megalitres of water, which is used for irrigation and to supply water to the nearby towns of Murgon and Cherbourg.

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Residents and tourists frequent the dam to enjoy a range of activities, including freshwater fishing, waterskiing, boating and camping. There are plenty of amenities available at the dam, including picnic areas, barbecues, a general store, a caravan and recreation park and a boat ramp with a large carpark. Pack a picnic and pick a spot by the picturesque dam to enjoy lunch or afternoon tea, and

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accompany it with a local drop from one of the many nearby wineries at Moffatdale. Many fishing competitions are held at BjelkePetersen Dam, including the BP Dam Inland Fishing Classic, due its bountiful supply of bass and yellowbelly. It’s also known for its red claw. As well as an abundance of fish, BP Dam is home to a range of wildlife and birdlife, including wallabies, koalas, pelicans and swans.

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Explore the region LAKE Boondooma is a great place to visit in the South Burnett for those keen on wetting a line, taking the boat or jet ski for a spin, or finding a relaxing spot by the water’s edge for a picnic. The dam was built in 1983 to supply water to the Tarong Power Station, but has since been transformed into a popular recreation facility. Home to two boat ramps, the Boondooma Dam is the perfect destination for boating, fishing and water sports in general. Fishing competitions are often held at the dam, such as the Boondooma Dam Yellowbelly Family Fishing Competition, which has been hosted for more than 30 years. Lake Boondooma is also a popular holiday spot for caravaners, campers and visitors who make use of the onsite cabins and facilities at the recreation park, particularly during major events, celebrations and fishing competitions. V1 - KSBE01Z01FF

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South Burnett Rail Trails A FUN way to tour through the South Burnett region is by exploring our iconic rail trails. Rail trails are former railway tracks that are now multi-use paths for the public to access when they please. Through funding from the Queensland Government, a rail trail from Kingaroy to Kilkivan was developed in June 2017, allowing tourists and locals to enjoy the scenery while promoting a healthy lifestyle. In fact, you can often see people walking, biking and sometimes horse riding down these trails. The South Burnett also hosts part of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail, that spans all the way to Australia’s Great Dividing Range. This includes local towns like Blackbutt, Linville and Benarkin. 20

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To comfortably cater to visitors, there are toilet facilities located in Bernarkin and at MacNamara’s Camp. Some trail distances you might want to keep in mind are: Moore to Blackbutt is 33.5 kilometres, Moore to Linville Station is 7 kilometres, Linville Station to Bernarkin is 18 kilometres, Benarkin to Blackbutt is 4.5 kilometres and Blackbutt to Nukku Overhead Bridge is 3.9 kilometres.

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Rail Trail - Kingaroy to Murgon

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State forests BENARKIN STATE FOREST As well as being home to a previous hoop pine plantation, it was also considered one of the best ironbark stands in Queensland. Among the scenery, you could spot ducks, kingfishers and waterbirds close to the creek line. There are also lizards, water dragons, freshwater turtles and the occasional platypus.

CUSHNIE STATE FOREST Spanning across 6800 hectares near Proston and Wondai, visitors can see a range of wildlife including birds and reptiles.

EAST NANANGO STATE FOREST Near the Yarraman State Forest, covering an area of 4200 hectares, the East Nanango State Forest is considered a good place for birdwatching, home to the eastern whipbird and the tawny frogmouth, biking and bushwalking.

MCEUEN STATE FOREST Covering 440 hectares next to Wondai, it’s a popular destination for mountain biking in the region after a series of trails were developed in the past few years.

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State Forest and Yarraman State Forest, offering similar wildlife spotting opportunities.

WIGTON STATE FOREST In this forest, over an area of 5900 hectares, you can find the Boyne River, Geer Creek, Canoe Creek and Jondarby Creek. It was a popular resource in history for the old Wondai Sawmill, as it was known to produce impressively large logs.

WONDAI STATE FOREST This covers approximately 13,000 hectares alongside Wondai and Cherbourg, making it a great area to see a diverse range of birds and wildlife. It also accommodates tourists with its visitor friendly facilities, including a barbecue area.

WOROON STATE FORESTS Starting from the Woroon National Park, there are also two divided Woroon State Forests. Together, both forests cover about 4500 hectares of land close to Proston. These forests are known to be good for mountain biking.

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History of the South Burnett THE South Burnett is a region with a rich history in agriculture, with peanut growing and dairy farming at its heart. To showcase this history, the region has a wealth of museums within its borders, allowing visitors and locals to take a step back in time. If you have the time, be sure to check out one, two or a few from the pages ahead.

Yarraman Heritage Museum COME and experience life in the early 1900s at the Yarraman Heritage Museum and Information Centre. Formerly a convent school run by the Sisters of Mercy, it’s now a museum that provides interest for the whole family. There are also historical buildings on site, including the Yarraman railway station, a 1930s farmer’s cottage and Rocky Hill School building. Address: 26 Millar St, Yarraman Phone: (07) 4163 8111 Email: heritagecentreyarraman@hotmail.com.

Brisbane Valley Heritage Trails THE organisation is responsible for many trails spanning the South Burnett and the Brisbane River Valley. The trails focus on heritage buildings, rail, timber, churches, cemeteries and memorials, stock and coach routes, racing and sporting trails. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month and inquiries are welcome. Address: 26 Millar Street, Yarraman Phone: (07) 4163 8111 Email: heritagecentreyarraman@hotmail.com. V1 - KSBE01Z01FF

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Boondooma Homestead FOUND near the banks of the Boyne River is Boondoma Homestead, part of Boondooma Station, which was first settled in 1846. Named after the traditional Aboriginal word for “hole dug in sand from which to obtain water”, that was used to describe the Boyne riverbed. Despite often looking like a dry bed of sand, it hides water just beneath the surface. The Lawson brothers established the sheep station in 1847, employing mostly Chinese and German settlers. As with most isolated sheep and cattle stations, the homestead offered the barest of necessities. It is one of the most well-preserved homesteads in the region, with trees and vines dating back to 1850. Buildings at the station included the homestead itself, a stone store from where supplies were 24

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dispensed and a post office. As well as preserving and celebrating the region’s history, Boondooma Homestead also hosts a number of regular events such as the Spirit of the Bush Balladeers and Heritage Muster, Anzac Day and Australia Day celebrations along with Scots in the Bush. Where: 8262 Mundubbera-Durong Rd, Proston. Opening hours: 9am to 4pm, but it is advised to book ahead. For more details, visit boondoomahomestead.org.au.

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Ringsfield House RINGSFIELD House is a place where you can step back in time to enjoy the rich history and town culture of Nanango. The home was built in 1908 for Mr and Mrs James William Davies Graham and was designed by noted Queensland architect Robin Dods. You can go to Ringsfield for its cafe and restaurant, its esteemed museum, or make plans to use its popular ceremony and function venue. Come see the friendly staff and enjoy a tour of the grounds, grab a bite to eat and let the history of the place sink in.

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Address: 41/45 Alfred Street, Nanango QLD Opening hours: 8am to 4pm, every day but Monday. Fees: Museum tours are free with fees only required for booking the venue or food and goods at the cafe and restaurant.

HISTORIC HOUSE: Step back in time at Ringsfield House.

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Kingaroy Heritage Museum THE Kingaroy Heritage Museum is the perfect spot for you to take a break and relax with your family, while still having fun and learning about the town’s history. The museum hosts fantastic historic displays of the Kingaroy region, supported by great volunteers that have a wealth of knowledge about the local area. Located in what was once the town’s power station, the Kingaroy Museum follows all the stages of peanut farming and production plus highlights some of the people that have called Kingaroy home, including Queensland’s longest serving premier. School groups can enjoy hands-on experiences 26

with activities such as the Peanut Detective Hunt and Museum Activity sheets. Tours can be arranged by prior request. It’s open seven days a week for your tourism convenience, showcasing the different stages of peanut farming through machinery displays and photos, the Kingaroy Heritage Museum also remembers early Kingaroy and the use of the Kingaroy Airport in times of war.

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Wondai Heritage Museum worth visiting A HIDDEN treasure of the South Burnett, the Wondai Heritage Museum gives visitors a wonderful insight into the Wondai people, town and district, spanning over 120 years. The heritage museum is divided into several different themes including the Formal Museum, Hospital Complex, Machinery Shed, Slab Bard and Oddfellows Hall. Set in the heart of town, it’s an easy walk from the museum to cafes, shops, hotels, art gallery, timber museum and woodcrafters’ workshop.

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This heritage museum is definitely the place to visit when ticking off your South Burnett tourism bucket list. Address: 80 MacKenzie St, Wondai Opening hours: The museum is open on weekdays. Weekends and outside hours by prior arrangement. Call (07) 4189 9318 or inquire at the visitor information centre to confirm opening times. Fees: $2 entry – donations welcome.

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Timber Industry Museum and Wondai Visitor Information Centre IF YOU’RE looking for a visitor information centre that showcases the town’s history, you won’t want to miss the South Burnett Timber Industry Museum and Wondai Visitor Information Centre. This centre celebrates the rich history of the region’s timber industry through a range of displays, including a life-size wagon camp diorama. Take in the sculptures and exhibits, and if you’re lucky you will have the chance to see woodworkers in action in the workshop. The centre is open seven days a week, from 9am 28

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—4pm on weekdays, and 9am—1pm on weekends, except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day. Entry is free. Address: 80 Haly St, Wondai

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Events

Events to look forward to THERE’S a lot going on in the South Burnett this year, so make sure to put these events in your calendars. Murgon Easter SpEGGtacular When: April 3, 2020 A family-friendly Easter Carnival showcasing the community. Kingaroy Speedway When: April 18, 2020 and May 3, 2020 Come along and experience the Sedan Shoot Out in April and the Kingaroy Show meet in May. R & R Rail Trail Experience Blackbutt When: May 3, 2020 The R & R Rail Trail Experience is a fun run and duathlon. Wondai Country Running Festival When: June 27-28, 2020 Everyone is welcome to sign up and get active this winter, while racing along the South Burnett rail trail. Scots in the Bush, Boondooma Homestead When: August 13-16, 2020 A day celebrating the contribution of the Scottish people in opening up much of Australia. Moffatdale Ridge Italian Festival When: September 5, 2020 A festival celebrating all things Italian at the Moffatdale Ridge winery.

South Burnett Relay for Life When: October 10-11, 2020 Join the thousands of Australians who take part in Cancer Council’s Relay For Life. Local race meet dates: Nanango - April 11, 2020 Wondai - April 25, 2020 Burrandowan - May 9, 2020 Nanango - May 23, 2020 Kumbia - November 3, 2020 Local muster dates: Boondooma Balladeers and Heritage Muster, April 22 to 26, 2020 Heritage Nanango Music Muster, September 10 to 13, 2020 Murgon Music Muster, October 26 to November 1, 2020 Local show dates: Nanango - April 18, 2020 Kingaroy - May 2 and 3, 2020 Blackbutt - May 16, 2020 Wondai - August 28 and 29,2020 Local Christmas event dates: Kingaroy - Christmas Carnival, December 10, 2020 Murgon - Christmas Carnival, December 11, 2020 Proston - Community Christmas Carnival, December 12, 2020 Wondai - Christmas Eve Festival, December 24, 2020

Pursers Coaches WITH only a week’s notice, Pursers Coaches can provide a personalised, professional service while helping you navigate to, from and around the South Burnett region with ease. Address: 40 Gore St, Murgon Website: www.purserscaches.com.au Phone: (07) 4168 1533 Email: purserscoaches@bigpond.com Facebook: purserscoaches V1 - KSBE01Z01FF

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BaconFest bigger than ever THE Kingaroy BaconFest has taken the state by storm and is expected to pack plenty of flavour again this year. The inaugural event in 2018 brought in 8000 people, all of whom recognised the importance of Australian pork produce. It is also the perfect way to appreciate the economic boost that Swickers brings to town as one of Australia’s largest pork processing plants. Bacon lovers also treasured the idea, as the pilot event brought $370,000 into the Kingaroy economy.

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The huge success spanned a wide range of activities that had passionate locals and tourists involved for all three days. There were smoke-offs, meat competitions, Pin-Up Pageants, whip cracking, bacon eating competitions and a great range of food to enjoy. We also can’t forget the festival mascot, Bacon Man. After being seen as a great accomplishment, the event will return this year, and tourists are encouraged to book their accommodation as soon as possible. In saying that, we’ll see you back here for the third BaconFest, from August 21 to 23.

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Goomeri Pumpkin Festival THE Goomeri Pumpkin Festival is an event that celebrates the local produce of the area, while letting farmers and tourists both have a bit of fun. The festival is also home to the Great Australian Pumpkin Roll, where originally 71 pumpkin rollers made their mark. After a successful inaugural event in 1997, the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival has been held every year, growing to become recognised internationally. Last year’s event had a record attendance of 18,000. As well as the Great Australian Pumpkin Roll, there are also other competitions revolving around

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Green thumbs get ready for expo DISCOVER everything you need to know about gardening and horticulture at the Wondai Garden Expo Autumn and Spring events. The expo has a strong core focus on attracting top quality specialist nurseries where the plants are, in the main, grown by the people who sell them and who are able to give specialist advice to the keen gardener. Southern inland Queensland is unique because our gardens can grow plants from most climatic regions, and the nurseries that attend Wondai

Garden Expo display this diversity beautifully. Stalls selling allied gardening products, attractive home decorator items, gift lines and health products add colour and interest for the keen shopper. Add to this the beautiful surroundings in a pretty rural setting, with good facilities and a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and it is easy to understand how this event has become so well-known and respected by both stallholders and visitors. The expo is on every April and September.

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Country music musters THE South Burnett is quickly gathering a wealth of entertainment for country music lovers across Queensland, with events bringing esteemed talents to our beautiful region. Maidenwell Country Muster When: May 9, 2020 Where: Maidenwell Sportsground Tickets: Available for online pre-purchase at www.evensi.com.au/maidenwell-country-muster-2020-bunya-mountains. The 2020 Maidenwell Country Muster is set to roar into action on Mother’s Day weekend 2020. Headlining the 2020 Muster will be Beccy Cole who is supported by a stellar line-up of Australian Country Music Artists including: Libby O’Donovan, The Spurs, Gina Timms, Anthony Taylor, Aleyce Simmonds, Liam Kennedy-Clark and Allan Caswell. Nanango Country Muster When: September 10-13, 2020 Where: Nanango Showgrounds Tickets: Four-day pass $50, Friday $20, Saturday $35, Sunday free. There are walk-up artists performing from Monday September 7 through to Thursday. Entry is free from the Monday to Thursday. V1 - KSBE01Z01FF

Founded in 2003, the Heritage Nanango Country Muster has continued to provide the true bush and country atmosphere. Over the four days, guests can expect a fantastic sum of country music, poetry and dancing, with camping opportunities for those who book in early at the showgrounds. Murgon Music Muster When: October 27 – November 1, 2020 Where: PCYC Murgon Showgrounds Tickets: Events pass $65. Thursday night $10, Friday $35, Saturday $35, Sunday $10. Organised by the Rotary Club of Murgon, the Murgon Music Muster includes walk-up artists, poets, professional artists, Aboriginal dancers, various stallholders and a bus trip to local attractions. The event is catered by the Rotary club including breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as a bar operating daily from Thursday to Sunday. Six days of great entertainment, onsite camping, home-cooked meals and country hospitality. All-weather event with full catering and bar. MUSTERING UP FUN: Country music fans enjoying some of the artists at one of the past Heritage Nanango Country Music Musters. TOURING GUIDE, Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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Avo go at this festival THE Blackbutt Avocado festival is always a highlight to the South Burnett Region. Formerly the Bloomin Beautiful Blackbutt Festival, the festival changed in 2016 to the Blackbutt Avocado Festival to highlight and celebrate their famous Avocados, but has still managed to keep the traditional charm and character that showcases Blackbutt as a whole.

Avocado Festival BLACKBUTT has Australia’s only Avocado Festival on the east coast. On Saturday, September 12, lovers of this bumpy fruit will flock to Blackbutt for all things avocado. This year will bring activities, including the now famous avocado roll, the avocado toss, the avocado parachute drop and avocado cooking demonstrations with Jason Ford. There will also be live entertainment and lots of fun for the family. Address: Coulson Street, Blackbutt Website: www.avofest.com.au Phone: 0448 946 702 Email: admin@avofest.com.au Facebook: www.facebook.com/BBBAvoFest

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Nanango Show THE Nanango Show, held on April 18, is a day packed with loads of fun and entertainment for the whole family. Their entertainment and attractions include fireworks, baby farm animals, racing pigs, snake shows, sideshow alley, ring events, a rodeo, harness racing and so much more. Address: 129 Drayton Street, Nanango Phone: (07) 4163 1273 Email: nanangoshowsociety@bigpond.com

Country Muster THE Nanango Country Muster from September 1–13 is going to bring a good time for everyone. As well as a range of concert experiences with walk-up artists, paid artists and bush poets, there will also be stalls, oldtime dancing and much more. Camping is also available with a canteen and bar. Address: 129 Drayton Street, Nanango Phone: (07) 4163 1273 Email: nanangoshowsociety@bigpond.com

Waterhole Rocks ROCK ’n’ roll back to the ‘50s and ‘60s with this exciting event. Four days of live entertainment from October 15–18 will include a fashion competition, stalls, hair and make-up artists, the Show and Shine attractions, rock ’n’ roll music and dancing as well as custom cars and hot rods. Camping is available, as is a canteen and bar. Address: 129 Drayton Street, Nanango Phone: (07) 4163 1273 Email: nanangoshowsociety@bigpond.com

JGM Direct IF YOU are travelling in a caravan or motorhome, or have a stand-alone solar system, JGM Direct is a must visit. It is Nanango’s family-owned one-stop shop for 12 Volt Accessories including solar, lighting and associated products. They also offer good old-fashioned service combined with quality advice for all. Address: Shop 1, 13912 D’Aguilar Highway, Nanango Phone: (07) 4163 3109 Email: bev@jgmdirect.com or jamie@jgmdirect.com V1 - KSBE01Z01FF

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Markets around the region IF YOU’RE looking for a fun way to check out the region’s produce, head to the area’s many markets:

Murgon Markets When: Second Sunday of the month Where: Lamb St Times: 7am–noon

Blackbutt Country Markets When: Third Sunday of the month Where: Les Muller Park Times: 6am–noon

Nanango Country Markets When: First Saturday of the month Where: Nanango Showgrounds Times: 6am–noon

Bunya Mountains Markets When: Last Sunday of the month Where: Dandabah, Bunya Mountains Times: 9am–2pm

Tablelands Markets When: Fifth Sunday of the month Where: Tableland Hall, Tablelands Times: 7am–noon

Hivesville Country Markets When: Fourth Sunday of the month Where: Hivesville Times: 7am–noon

Wondai Markets When: Fourth Saturday of the month Where: Coronation Park Times: 7am–noon

Kingaroy Friendship Markets When: Third Sunday of the month Where: Kingaroy Showgrounds Times: 6.30am–noon

Wooroolin Community Markets When: Second Saturday of the month Where: Wooroolin QCWA building Times: 6am–noon

Kumbia Markets When: Fifth Saturday of the month Where: Bell St Times: 7am–noon

Yarraman Markets When: Second Saturday of the month Where: Corner Margaret and Toomey St Times: 7am–noon

Blackbutt Golf Club NESTLED on top of the Blackbutt Range, this picturesque country style golf course is a must-visit. You will enjoy tackling the challenging ninehole golf course which is open daily from 3–7pm. Counter dinners are available on the last Friday of every month, except December and January. Blackbutt Golf Club is an RV-friendly destination. Address: 51 Langton Rd, Blackbutt Phone: (07) 4163 0180 Email: bbgolfclub@bigpond.com 36

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Jen’s Maidenwell Trading Post Be prepared to be blown away by the range of items available inside this little gem. You’ll find our famous pies, sausage rolls and pasties. Dine in or takeaway from the seasonal menu. Enjoy the garden views which host a variety of native birds and parrots. For the sweet tooth there’s our luxurious vanilla slice, apple slice, brownies, cheesecakes, slices and cookies. GF items and catering available. Don’t forget the ice, bread, milk and daily newspapers. Plus, diesel, petrol and gas bottles all on site. Address: 3-7 Pool St, Maidenwell Phone: (07) 4164 6166 Email: maidenwelltradingpost@outlook.com

Somethings Country Gifts and Homewares THERE’S something special about buying gifts and homeware at Somethings Country. You’ll find a large range of both imported and locally made products in store, something to suit every budget, taste and decor. They also stock the largest quilting range in the South Burnett with over 1000 bolts of rare, unique and beautiful fabric. All your sewing needs are covered, they offer sewing machine repairs and are the Brother, Husqvarna and Pfaff sewing machine dealerships for the region. Address: 18 Alford St, Kingaroy Website: www.sometingscountry.com Phone: (07) 4162 2040

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Wine Region

Our beautiful wine region THE South Burnett is famous for its wonderful wineries, thanks to the region’s warm, subtropical climate. The region’s variety of rich soils including clay red, brown and black clays are also optimum for growing. Vineyard farmers took advantage of these conditions, and industrial production began in 1993. The South Burnett is Queensland’s secondlargest wine region — home to two of Queensland’s biggest vineyards and more than half a dozen Queensland cellar doors — despite barely more than two decades of wine production. Wineries in the region offer a great range of verdelho, semillon, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, shiraz and chardonnay. Regional wines such as shiraz, verdelho and semillon are often mixed with fruity flavours, including berry and citrus blends. The South Burnett Wine Trail is popular with 38

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Share the soul of our region Capture the essence of the South Burnett region with some of Queensland’s most consistently-awarded wines – and with cold-pressed olive oils and verjuice. Come to the source to find out more and sample our wines at our Vineyard Cellar Door, Steinhardts Road, Moffatdale. We’re open weekends and public holidays (excluding Christmas Day) from 10am–4pm.

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Explore the delights of the South Burnett Wine Region . . . a story in every bottle! Nestled among the striking landscape of ancient forests, national parks, lakes and rich farmland are the vineyards and cellar doors of the South Burnett Wine Region. Home to a number of small family producers whose passions run deep for their award-winning wines. Our youthful region is vibrant with friendliness and hospitality and at the cellar doors and wineries sprinkled throughout our picturesque vineyards you will meet the viticulturists and winemakers and be welcomed with the warm country hospitality the South Burnett is renowned for.


offerings prepared from the abundance of fresh, local produce. Pair your food with a glass or two of zesty whites and fruit-driven reds created to suit the relaxed Queensland lifestyle. Experience wines of the world grown and crafted in the South Burnett; from Semillon, Verdelho and Viognier to Sangiovese, Shiraz and Saperavi and everything in between. Situated only a few hours’ drive from Brisbane, Toowoomba and the Coast, the journey takes you through picturesque countryside and quaint rural townships. You can visit for a day or make it your next romantic getaway or fun weekend with the girls. Most of our wineries are open 7 days a week and have beautiful, luxurious accommodation available. Join us at the South Burnett Wine Industry’s premier event, the Grape Escape held over the October long weekend with a free shuttle bus linking participating wineries, featuring live music, food and wine during two fun-filled days. Or join us in March and enjoy a pleasant afternoon in the park surrounded by landscaped gardens, wine and food tasting and a showcase of local products and produce at the biennial South Burnett Food and Wine in the Park. Whether you make it your destination or simply plan a stop as you pass through, a trip to the South Burnett wineries promises to be a memorable one . . . there’s a story in every bottle!

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Kingsley Grove OPEN all week for wine tasting. Light food served Wednesday through to Friday, and wood-fired pizza served on weekends and public holidays. Free tastings of the Kingsley Grove range of wines and four flavours of wine ice cream are on offer. Kingsley Grove Estate is the place to relax. Call to book in group functions, weddings and events, or to enjoy free, self-contained camping onsite. Address: 49 Stuart Valley Dr, Kingaroy Website: www.kingsleygrove.com Phone: 0414 230 128 Email: contact@kingsleygrove.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/kingsleygrove

Barambah Cellars HOME of Nuova Scuola and Lightning Tree Wines – crafted with skill and passion, these fruit-driven wines will tantalise the senses. Taste the array of wines, linger on the decks and enjoy the view. Share a sumptuous platter featuring local produce and pair it with a favourite drop. Address: 167 Tipperary Rd, Moffatdale Open: 10.30am – 4.30pm, Thursday – Sunday, or by appointment Contact: Sarah 0408 850 595, or Peter 0412 379 347 Facebook: @barambahcellars

Crane Wines CRANE Wine, offers a wine for all palates — dry, sweet sparkling and fortified. Enjoy a gourmet platter in the all-weather garden room while taking in the spectacular views over the valley. For a longer stay, B&B accommodation is available. Address: 162 Haydens Rd, Booie via Kingaroy Phone: (07) 4162 7647 Email: info@cranewines.com.au 44

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Places to Stay

Where will you stay? EACH town in the South Burnett has so many different things to offer, especially in terms of accommodation. Tourists and locals wanting a change of scenery or a weekend away can book into one of our many accommodation destinations, each with a focus that caters to different needs. Not only do we have sought-after quiet country roads, we also have many cottages for hire across the South Burnett that are sure to cater to the needs of a country getaway. There are also a range of accommodation options for those wanting a taste of our fantastic scenery around the region. If visitors prefer to stick to the town’s centres, there’s also a great range of accommodation options right near our CBDs.

Hillview Cottages POUR a glass of local wine or make a cuppa, sit back and enjoy the views that go on forever. Choose from three self-contained spa cottages — all local historic buildings with verandas, fireplaces and barbecues. Wander the gardens, enjoy the stars and visit the many attractions the picturesque region has to offer. Address: 297 Birt Rd, Kingaroy Website: www.hillviewcottages.com.au Phone: (07) 4162 1727 Email: info@hillviewcottages.com.au Facebook: Hillview-cottages

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Clovely Estate Cottages STAY in wine country. You can’t immerse yourself more deeply in the spirit of the region than staying at the Clovely Estate’s Vineyard Cottage surrounded by vineyards and within sight of the Vineyard Cellar Door. Stock up on the award-winning Clovely Estate wines* on offer and enjoy an evening in. For more details of this traditional Queensland-style cottage and two other Clovely Estate cottages in the region, see AirBnB – Moffatdale. *Vineyard Cellar Door is open weekends and public holidays 10am–4pm. Address: Steinhardts Rd, Moffatdale Website: www.clovely.com.au Email: stay@clovely.com.au Facebook: Clovely Estate

Lee Farmstay ESCAPE to the country by taking a relaxing break at Lee Farmstay. Set on farmland close to Kingaroy, the pet-friendly accommodation is ideal for family holidays or romantic getaways and offers you the chance to relax, stroll or cycle around the farm, enjoy farm activities, cool off in the pool or de-stress in the sauna. End the day with mouth-watering barbecues and toasted marshmallows around the fire. Address: 27 Harchs Rd, Kingaroy Website: www.leefarmstay.com.au Phone: (07) 4162 5103 Email: info@leefarmstay.com.au Facebook: Lee-farmstay-and-cottages

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Wiikirri Bed and Breakfast Retreat LOCATED on a picturesque property in Blackbutt on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail, Wiikirri is a bed and breakfast retreat that offers accommodation in a cottage, guesthouse or glamping tents. The only 4½ star accommodation on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail, Wiikirri Retreat is located 200m from the Blackbutt entrance to the Rail Trail. With its name meaning to sit, stay and live, it’s a relaxing haven you’ll want to visit again and again. Address: 15 Bowman Rd, Blackbutt Website: wiikirriretreat.com.au Phone: (07) 4170 0395 or 0409 479 023 Email: julie_terry@wiikirriretreat.com.au Facebook: search for Wiikirri B&B Retreat

Bethany Cottages BASK in the peaceful atmosphere and spectacular views at the most famous property in the South Burnett. With a range of pet-friendly cottages, including one-bedroom, two-bedroom and open-plan spa cottage, it’s the perfect retreat. The five-bedroom homestead is available. Address: 218 Peterson Dr, Coolabunia via Kingaroy Website: bethany.net.au Phone: 0427 143 117 Email: info@bethany.net.au Facebook: Bethany Cottages Kingaroy Instagram: @bethanycottages

Mulanah Gardens MULANAH Gardens caters for your dining and accommodation needs. There are two award-winning cottages, offering morning and evening meals. Open for weddings, functions and Sunday coffee. Address: 736 Deep Creek Rd, Inverlaw via Kingaroy Website: www.mulanahgardens.com Phone: (07) 4164 3142 Email: kath@mulanahgardens.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/mulanahgardens Instagram: @mulanah_gardens 48

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Barambah Bush Caravan and Camping Park THE Barambah Bush Caravan Park is a great place to set up camp while touring the South Burnett. They have powered and unpowered slab and grass sites, cabins, clean amenities, Camp Kitchen, laundry, free Wi-Fi, TV and phone reception, nine-hole golf course, mountain bike tracks and walking tracks all located on the Barambah Wine Trail. Address: 332 Brocherts Hill Rd, Murgon Website: www.barambahbush.com.au Phone: (07) 41681085 Email: barambahbush@burnett.net.au Facebook: Barambah bush caravan park

Kingaroy Holiday Park WITH sites for caravan and motorhome travellers, fully equipped airconditioned cabins and villas, and grassy tent sites, as well as caravan slab sites, Kingaroy Holiday Park caters for all budgets. Guests have access to a swimming pool, camp kitchen with table tennis table, barbecue and pizza oven, laundry and dump point. Pets are welcome. Address: 48 Walter Rd (D’Aguilar Highway), Kingaroy Website: www.kingaroyholidaypark.com.au Phone: (07) 4162 1808 Email: reception@kingaroyholidaypark.com.au Facebook: Kingaroy Holiday Park

Nanango RV Park SITUATED in the business part of town is the Nanango RV Park. A neat park recently renovated with modern facilities. If you are self-contained, it’s only $10 a night with toilet, slab and water. An extra $5 will give you power, and another $5 for showers. You can park here and walk to the shops and hotels. Address: 72 Fitzroy St, Nanango Phone: (07) 4163 1677

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Yarraman Caravan Park WITH a range of cabins, drive-through sites, as well as powered and unpowered sites, the Yarraman Caravan Park is a great base to explore the region. Pets are welcome in the park, and guests can enjoy a hot day by the swimming pool. There are also big rig options, a dump point, and discounts available for groups. Address: 12121 D’Aguilar Highway, Yarraman Website: www.yarramancp.com.au Phone: 1800 288 560 Email: bookings@yarramancp.com.au Facebook: www.facebook.com/YarramanCaravanPar

Pepper Tree Cabins A PERFECT place to stay for either business or pleasure whether it’s overnight or longer, you’re welcome at Pepper Tree Cabins. Set in a safe security-gated community, the park is filled with modern, affordable, self-contained airconditioned cabins, quiet and peaceful yet close to everything. Great for a family holiday. Free Wi-Fi and undercover parking. Address: 7 Evelyn St, Kingaroy Website: www.peppertreecabins.com.au Phone: (07) 4162 8008 Email: stay@peppertreecabins.com.au Facebook: Pepper Tree Cabins

Wondai Accommodation Units and Villas OFFERING a range of airconditioned accommodation options from single-bed motel rooms right up to three-bedroom villas with kitchen facilities, this family-run complex is ideal for either short or long term stays for tradies working in the area, family holidays and sporting teams attending carnivals in the area. There’s a resort style pool, barbecue area with outdoor seating, full laundry facilities, and heaps of parking room, all in a quiet, peaceful setting. Address: 9-17 Hodge St, Wondai Website: wondaiaccommodationunitsandvillas.com Phone: (07) 4169 0593 Email: wondaiunitsandvillas@gmail.com Instagram: Wondai_unitsandvillas

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Nanango Star Motel COME as a guest and leave as a friend at the Nanango Star Motel. Visitors are offered great service as well as a range of utilities, including free use of the local gym and swimming pool, as well as easy-access parking. And with no steps, the motel is all-inclusive. Call the motel to find the best deals when booking in advance. Address: 43 Drayton St, Nanango Website: www.starmotel.com.au Phone: (07) 4163 1666 Email: info@starmotel.com.au Facebook: www.facebook.com/starmotelnanango/

Kingaroy Country Motel REST, refresh and experience a country lifestyle in the heart of the South Burnett at Kingaroy Country Motel. With 20 airconditioned, ground-floor units and undercover parking, the motel is pet friendly and perfect for business travel, romantic getaways, group stopovers or relaxing family holidays. Internet, Foxtel TV, pool/barbecue area and function room. Address: 38 Knight St, Kingaroy Website: kingaroycountrymotel.com.au Phone: (07) 4162 1966 Email: reservations@kingaroycountrymotel.com.au Facebook: Kingaroy Country Motel

Hidden Gold Homestead LEARN and explore what it means to grow your own food the way nature intended. Enjoy a coffee, woodfired pizza or Sunday breakfast at The Farriers Rest Cafe, surrounded by the sounds and sights of our animals. Open on Saturday from 6–8pm and for Sunday breakfast from 8–11am. Available for functions. Address: 59 Waterview Drive, Moffatdale, Queensland, 4605 Phone: (07) 4168 4784 Email: hiddengoldhomestead@gmail.com Website: www.hiddengoldhomestead.com.au V1 - KSBE01Z01FF

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Wondai Colonial Motel WITH accommodation ranging from twin rooms to family units and executive suites all with free secure Wi-Fi, guests can enjoy fine dining at the in-house restaurant (open Monday to Thursday nights) or full room service Monday to Thursday, as well as daily room service breakfast seven days. Relax with a barbecue and a swim in the saltwater walk-in pool. Buses and tour groups welcome. Address: 125 Haly St, Bunya Highway, Wondai Website: www.wondaicolonialmotel.com.au Phone: (07) 4168 5633 Email: mail@wondaicolonialmotel.com.au Facebook: Wondai Colonial Motel And Restaurant

Pioneer Lodge Motel IF you’re looking for a place to stay in the centre of town, the Pioneer Lodge Motel is the place to go. Featuring 20 clean, refurbished rooms with off-street parking and room service available for breakfast and dinner. The Pioneer Room Restaurant is open six days a week, offering delicious meals and a large selection of local and Australian Wines. Address: 100 Kingaroy St, Kingaroy Website: www.pioneerlodgemotel.com.au Phone: (07) 4162 3999 Facebook: Pioneer Room Restaurant

Yarraman Hotel Motel WITH six pokies, Keno, a pool table and well stocked bottle shop, Yarraman Hotel Motel is a good old family run country pub. They serve up great country style meals and if you wish to stay there are hotel rooms and motel accommodation available. Pushbikes and motorbike friendly. Group bookings welcome. Address: 14 New England Highway, Yarraman Phone: (07) 4163 8285 Facebook: Yarraman Hotel Motel

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Resting in the region FOR those who are fond of caravan camping, there are many rest areas and caravan parks across the South Burnett where they can stop. Day-use rest areas and free, 24-hour, caravan stops Goomeri LE Dickinson Park Rest Area Proston In centre of Proston Murgon Krebs St, Murgon Kingaroy Lions Park Rest Area Wondai Wondai North Rest Area Dingo Creek Bicentennial Park Tingoora Tingoora Rest Area

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Where to grab a bite to eat in the South Burnett THE South Burnett is home to a number of restaurants, cafes and other food outlets, and between them there’s something for everyone’s tastes. With plenty of fresh, quality, locally-grown produce on offer, many of the establishments offer unique seasonal dining options on their menus. South Burnett restaurants have a range of menu offerings and prices for diners to enjoy. Most licensed restaurants also carry a range of 54

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Glendon Street Cafe GLENDON Street Cafe is centrally located in Kingaroy’s CBD, and is open seven days a week serving a variety of fresh, high-quality, natural and locally-sourced foods, including tasty homemade meat patties for a huge variety of hamburgers, and juicy fresh rib fillet for their steak burgers and sandwiches, If chicken or fish is more your taste, there is freshly cooked chicken breasts for salads, rolls, sandwiches and wraps, and grilled, crumbed or battered fish available. For the late risers, there’s a mouth-watering allday breakfast menu on offer which can be paired

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with the South Burnett’s only organic Puro coffee and Tea Drop fresh tea, or a delicious juice, smoothie or frappe, with gluten-free options. Glendon Street Cafe also caters for large or small functions, private or business, and gives back to the community by donating proceeds from the sale of the Worker’s 10 per cent discount cards to CTC Youth and Family Services Emergency Relief. Address: 3/30 Glendon St, Kingaroy Website: glendon-street-cafe.business.site Phone: (07) 4162 1297 Facebook: GlendonStCafe

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Nanango Bakehouse CONVENIENTLY located in the main street of Nanango right next to the newsagent, Nanango Bakehouse offers freshly baked homemade pies with some tasty new flavours, homemade sausage rolls, freshly baked bread and rolls, sandwiches, toasted focaccias, quiche and layer bakes and a great selection of bakery treats served with barista coffee. Vegetarian options are available. Open seven days from 5am. Address: 36 Fitzroy St, Nanango Phone: (07) 4171 0600 Facebook: Nanango Country Bakehouse

Maidenwell Hotel IF YOU’RE looking for a South Burnett-based pub with an excellent food menu, then the Maidenwell Hotel has you covered. They are open from 10am until late, with live music most weekends and a pig-on-the-spit on the last Saturday of every month from 6-8pm. If you’re looking for a relaxed country atmosphere, stop in and experience the Maidenwell Hotel. Address: 18 Maidenwell-Bunya Mountains Rd, Maidenwell Website: http://www.maidenwellhotel.com.au Phone: (07) 4164 6133 Email: info@maidenwellhotel.com.au Facebook: www.facebook.com/pg/MaidenwellHotel.com.au

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Jamaica Blue TAKE time out to enjoy the great coffee and delicious, wholesome food freshly made for you at Jamaica Blue in Kingaroy Shoppingworld. With a great selection of meal choices, an extensive breakfast menu and a variety of lunch options, and bakery treats on display at the counter, why not escape and enjoy a break after shopping? Jamaica Blue’s wide range of hot and cold coffee and beverage options will please any palate. Open seven days. Address: Kingaroy Shoppingworld, corner Youngman and Alford streets, Kingaroy Website: jamaicablue.com.au Phone: (07) 4162 4611 Facebook: Jamaica Blue Cafe Instagram: @jamaicablue

Muffin Break EASILY accessible at the entrance to Kingaroy Shoppingworld, Muffin Break is the ideal location to enjoy a carefully crafted coffee, a tasty treat, or a healthy meal. Lifestyle options are available, prices are affordable and there is plenty of seating to accommodate your visit. Address: Kingaroy Shoppingworld, corner Youngman and Alford streets, Kingaroy Website: www.muffinbreak.com.au Phone: (07) 4162 2204 Instagram: @muffinbreak

Ryke Fuel THIS family-owned service station is the place to visit when you are on a long road trip. Not only do they offer diesel fuel, unleaded and gas, but they are also a convenience store offering an array of snacks and barista coffee. Drop by for a treat, or to refuel on your journey.

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The Small country pub with a big heart! This genuine family run pub in the beautiful country town of Proston is conveniently located near Boondooma Dam, close to the wineries and offers budget air-conditioned accommodation so you can explore the wonders of the South Burnett while staying in the peace and quiet of this rural setting. Hosts Andy and Di Grant and their son Dalton love the community feel of this small town and have created a family friendly environment where you can soak up the atmosphere, enjoy lunch and dinner from the delicious menu or special nights : Monday - Pizza night, Thursday – Schnitty Night, Sunday BBQ Lunch and Dinner. (Delivery available to the Dam) There’s live music on the weekends and free camping available – just join your friendly hosts for a cold drink. They’re very accommodating and will do anything to assist with your requests.

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Bunya Nut Cafe OPEN seven days a week from 6am, come and experience the licenced bistro and what it has to offer. As well as high-quality food and drinks, Bunya Nut Cafe is home to Blackbutt’s best kept secret: a unique garden area and a woodhenge deck made from recycled timber. Address: 39 Coulson St, Blackbutt Website: bunyanutcafe.com.au Phone: (07) 4163 0375 Facebook: www.facebook.com/Bunyanut-Cafe

Hotel Radnor STOP at this Blackbutt pub for a refreshing cold beer and great variety of meals. They also have 15 pokie machines for entertainment and offer accommodation. Club and group bookings also welcome. Address: Corner Hart and Coulson streets, Blackbutt Website: www.hotelradnor.com.au Phone: (07) 4163 0203 Email: sean@hotelradnor.com.au | jodie@hotelradnor.com.au Facebook: www.facebook.com/hotelradnor

Grand Hotel Wooroolin JUST 17km north of Kingaroy on the rail trail, the Grand Hotel serves affordable meals seven days a week. Enjoy country hospitality, a beer and the pokies. See coming events and special menu nights on Facebook. Address: 4 Frederick St, Wooroolin Phone: (07) 4164 2261 Facebook: Grand Hotel Wooroolin Email: robynlogan@y7mail.com

Hivesville Hotel SOAK up the friendly atmosphere while enjoying a cold beer and a delicious meal at the Hivesville Hotel. With great food specials throughout the week – Tuesday’s 2 for 1 schnitzel night, Thursday and Sunday pizza nights, weekly raffles, great facilities and accommodation available. Address: 20 Main St, Hivesville Website: www.hivesvillehotel.com.au Phone: (07) 4168 9876 Facebook: Hivesville Hotel V1 - KSBE01Z01FF

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The Linville Hotel THE historic Linville Hotel amid real Australian cattle country serves great pub lunches seven days a week and dinners Monday to Saturday night. The Linville Hotel offers accommodation, full bar, pool table, lounge and beer garden. The tiny village of Linville sits in a valley with spectacular views, gum trees, birds, deer, wildlife and the historic railway station and carriages. Locals, caravanners, trail riders, road bikers and car clubs are always welcome with a free camping area across the road. Built in 1887 this beautiful Queenslander pub is worth the visit and it’s right on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail. Drop in for a Linville Lager today. Address: 34 George St, Linville Website: www.thelinvillehotel.com.au Phone: (07) 5424 7280 Facebook: The Linville Hotel

Cooyar Hotel VISIT the Cooyar Hotel and enjoy a cold beer and meal in a friendly country pub. The pub has a two-course spit roast every month, Friday night raffles, accommodation and undercover outdoor entertainment. Address: 14 Munro St, Cooyar Website: cooyarhotel.com.au Phone: (07) 4692 6185 Email: cooyarpub@hotmail.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/Cooyar-Hotel

Batter N Crumz FRESH Queensland fish straight off the trawler, crispy chips, fresh salads, amazing coffee, hot snacks and the juiciest burgers in town, served with a country smile at Batter N Crumz in the heart of Kingaroy. Dine in, takeaway or get it delivered – open seven days. Address: Shop 2/ 22-24 Markwell St, Kingaroy Phone: 0487 148 949 Facebook: Batter N Crumz 60

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Murgon & District Services Club EXPERIENCE the relaxed atmosphere, delicious food, cold beer, daily specials, live music, raffles and so much more at the Murgon and District Services Club, conveniently open 7 days a week from 10am. If you’re visiting the area, be sure to call in for a coffee or enjoy lunch or dinner from the bistro. There’s a courtesy bus available to make getting there a breeze. Address: 70 Gore St, Murgon Website: www.murgonservicesclub.com.au Phone: (07) 4168 1819 Email: manager@murgonservicesclub.com.au Facebook: Murgon Services Club

Dimitie’s Cottage Cafe SIT on the veranda and enjoy a relaxing cup of tea, light lunch or a meal from the a la carte menu. Open seven days, Dimities offers elegant high teas, seafood smorgasbords and special event nights. Local art and craft is for sale. Bookings essential for evening events. Address: 49 Haly St, Wondai Website: www.dimities.com.au Phone: (07) 4168 5744 Facebook: Dimities Cottage Cafe

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Pubs in the South Burnett OUR South Burnett pubs exude a sense of both community and history, while also being the perfect place to make friends with the locals. To get the true Aussie experience, check out the pub closest to you on the list below: Blackbutt Hotel Radnor Accommodation & Meals Contact: (07) 4163 0203 Goomeri Grand Hotel Contact: (07) 4168 4131 Kingaroy Carollee Hotel Contact: (07) 4162 1055

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Commercial Hotel Contact: (07) 4162 1380 Kingaroy Hotel-Motel Contact: (07) 4162 1677 Kingaroy RSL Contact: (07) 4162 1755 Kingaroy Bowls Club Contact: (07) 4162 1404 Club Hotel Contact: (07) 4162 4460 Kilkivan Kilkivan Hotel-Motel Contact: (07) 5484 1125 Kumbia Kumbia Hotel Contact: (07) 4164 4111 Maidenwell Maidenwell Hotel Contact: (07) 4164 6133 Murgon Australian Hotel Contact: (07) 4168 1095 Royal Hotel Contact: (07) 4168 1799 Nanango Commercial Hotel Contact: (07) 4163 1208 Fitzroy Hotel Contact: (07) 4163 1506

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Palace Hotel Contact: (07) 4163 1287 Proston Golden Spurs Hotel Contact: (07) 4168 9272 Tingoora Tingoora Hotel Contact: (07) 4168 5150 Wondai Hotel Cecil Contact: (07) 4168 5460 Wondai Hotel Contact: (07) 4168 5274 Warana Hotel / Motel Eatery Contact: (07) 4169 0245 Wooroolin Grand Hotel Contact: (07) 4164 2261 Yarraman Royal Hotel Yarraman Contact: (07) 4163 8219 Yarraman Hotel- Motel Contact: (07) 4163 8285 Linville The Linville Hotel Contact: (07) 5424 7280 Hivesville Hivesville Hotel Contact: (07) 4168 9876 KSBE01Z01FF - V1


Visitor Information Centres

Nanango Visitor Information Centre THE Nanango Visitor Information Centre, also known as the South Burnett Energy Centre, houses a range of visually exciting interactive displays that highlight the past, the people and the energy technology that helped develop the region. The information centre is also home to the original engines that supplied the first electricity to Nanango in 1933, an important turning point in the town’s rich history. The centre is open seven days a week, from 9am—4pm on weekdays, and 9am—1pm on weekends and public holidays, with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day. V1 - KSBE01Z01FF

For those touring through the region, the Nanango Visitor Information Centre is the place to visit during trading hours to borrow the keys to access the public showers in the town’s Reg McCallum Park. If you’ll be travelling through town after hours, you can pick the keys up from the Nanango RSL. Address: 41 Henry St, Nanango Qld, 4615

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Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre THE Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre stocks a large range of South Burnett produce and handmade gifts, as well as information pamphlets about the town, the South Burnett region and their many attractions. Visitors can talk to the dedicated volunteers who have a wealth of local information, including crop types, attractions and accommodation vacancies, to share. If you take a step outside the centre, you will be able to take in the visually exciting, informative displays throughout the garden area. If you’re passing through Kingaroy, you can find the information centre just across from the famous

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Peanut Silos. The centre is open seven days a week, from 9am — 4pm on weekdays, and 9am – 1pm on weekends and public holidays, with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day. For more details, visit discoversouthburnett.com.au. Address: 128 Haly St, Kingaroy 4610 Phone: (07) 4189 9172 FOODIE FINDS: South Burnett food ambassador and chef Jason Ford checks out the gourmet goods on offer at the Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre.

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Murgon Visitor Information Centre THE Murgon Visitor Information Centre is your onestop shop for travel information, including maps, brochures and itineraries. Staffed by skilled and knowledgeable locals, the centre is the place to go for reliable information about the South Burnett region as well as the Murgon area, its well-known wineries, natural attractions, facilities and events. The centre sells some locally made products, handmade crafts and general souvenirs. The Murgon Visitor Information Centre is open seven days a week, from 9am – 4pm on weekdays and 9am – 1pm on weekends and public holidays, V1 - KSBE01Z01FF

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Blackbutt Visitor Information Centre EVEN the design of the Blackbutt Visitor Information Centre will give you a taste of the town’s history. Blackbutt, which is surrounded by native forests, is known for its timber industry — dating back to the 1800s — and is often referred to as the ‘Timber Town’ of the South Burnett, so it is fitting that the information centre operates from an authentic timber slab hut. Visit the centre to check out the large range of brochures available, featuring information about the area and its top attractions, including the popular Brisbane Valley Rail Trail. The centre’s knowledgeable staff are always up for a chat to share their hot tips about the town and

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the region with travellers. The Blackbutt Visitor Information Centre is open seven days a week, from 9am — 4pm on weekdays, and 9am — 1pm on weekends, with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day. For more details, visit discoversouthburnett.com.au. Address: 69 Hart St, Blackbutt Phone: (07) 4189 9236

LOOKING BACK: The timber slab hut which houses the Blackbutt Visitor Information Centre serves as a fitting tribute to the town’s history.

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South Burnett Men’s Sheds LIKE many other tourist attractions, the local men’s shed accommodates anyone who wants an activity, a cup of tea or coffee, or someone to talk to. Visiting a town men’s shed can be the perfect way to meet the local community members and draw connective ties to the community. Kingaroy Men’s Shed Address: Geoff Ralph Drive, Taabinga Open: Wednesday and Saturday from 8–11.30am Nanango Community Men’s Shed Address: Mount Stanley Rd, Nanango Open: Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays from 8.30am–12.30pm V1 - KSBE01Z01FF

Cherbourg Men’s Shed Address: Murray Rd, Cherbourg Open: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10am–2pm Murgon Men’s Shed Address: 75 MacAlister Street, Murgon Open: Wednesday from 8am–3.30pm and Thursday and Saturday from 8am–noon Proston Men’s Shed Inc Address: 21 Rodney St, Proston Open: Tuesday and Saturday from 9am–noon Yarraman and District Men’s Shed Inc. Address: 29-35 Mill St, Yarraman, 4614 Open: Monday to Friday 9am–3.30pm and Saturdays from 9am–2pm. TOURING GUIDE, Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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Local’s Drive the way to go

DO YOU have a day planned to hit the road and check out all that is on offer in the South Burnett? The Local’s Drive gives a taste of life in the South Burnett, and a quick guide on to how to plan a longer trip in the region. The drive goes through five main South Burnett towns and also past each information centre, which all provide a great insight on how to make the most of the South Burnett. First stop on the trip is the Blackbutt Visitor Information Centre. Blackbutt boasts a variety of stores and accommodation options, and interesting places to explore such as the Roy Emerson Museum, Nukku Nook, Wiikirri Retreat, the famous Blackbutt Bakery, Blackbutt Art Gallery and Bunya Nut Cafe, as well as camping and caravan sites at the showgrounds. Next stop is Nanango and its visitor information centre, which also houses the South Burnett Energy

Centre – a visually exciting experience developed around the power generation theme. After some fun in Nanango, delight your senses in Kingaroy. The Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre always has the latest information on events, and tips on where to stay and spend your precious time. Finally round out the trip with visiting Wondai and Murgon. Both are culturally dynamic towns with a lot to offer. Stop at the visitor information centres to discover more about the towns. Wondai offers a quaint village green in the CBD area, perfect for a relaxing afternoon stroll. The Murgon district is a diverse farming region, including olive and grape growing, cattle grazing, pig production and various crop operations including peanuts, lucerne, cotton and duboisia plantations. Words sourced from www.discoversouthburnett.com.au.

Helloworld Travel Kingaroy THE team of personalised travel consultants at Helloworld Travel Kingaroy can help you book your perfect South Burnett holiday or international escape. Their local knowledge will make your stay guaranteed to be one to remember. Contact them now for any booking enquiries. Address: 25 Alford St, Kingaroy Phone: (07) 4168 1533 Email: kingaroy@helloworld.com.au

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