Proston, a rural town, is 110 km west of Gympie and 190 km north-west of Brisbane. It was named after the Proston pastoral leasehold (1846), adjoining the more famous Boondooma property (see entry on Wondai).

Further Reading: 

Tony Matthews, Landscapes of change: a history of the South Burnett, Wondai, South Burnett Local Government Association, 1997


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