Jillaroo Jess ready to roll out of Burrumbuttock
Jillaroo Jess ready to roll out of Burrumbuttock David Vile

Runners bringing more than just hay

A CONVOY of more than 150 trucks has left the tiny town of Burrumbuttock, NSW, on a mission to help their mates in Quilpie.

Laden with hay, the large team of truckers is expected to arrive in Cunnamulla this evening for a pit stop, before continuing on tomorrow morning.

Their final destinations in Quilpie, Thargomindah and Eulo are new stops for the runners, who have previously travelled to the region on a hay run to Cunnamulla last year.

As they continue on their way tomorrow, the huge increase in traffic is expected to affect those driving on the Quilpie- Thargomindah road.

Road users who come across the convoy are asked to pull over and allow the hay runners to travel through.

The Burrumbuttock Hay Runners are scheduled to leave Cunnamulla at 6am tomorrow and expected to arrive in Quilpie by midday.

As well as bringing hay to the region, the volunteers will be throwing an Australia Day party, complete with free burgers, live music and giveaways for the kids.


Western Downs energy backed by industry ahead of election

Premium Content Western Downs energy backed by industry ahead of election

AN AUSTRALIAN industry association for oil and gas has outlined reforms to...

DEVELOPMENT: ‘Sizeable’ amount of money for Roma skatepark

Premium Content DEVELOPMENT: ‘Sizeable’ amount of money for Roma skatepark

MAYOR Tyson Golder has worked to ensure Maranoa Regional Council get bang for their...

Gofundme page set up in honour of fatal car crash victim

Premium Content Gofundme page set up in honour of fatal car crash victim

The 31-year-old man was killed in a car crash near Cecil Plains.