MAGESTIC: The view from Wain's Hill Lookout, which will be officially opened by council on Saturday, October 26.
MAGESTIC: The view from Wain's Hill Lookout, which will be officially opened by council on Saturday, October 26. Alex Treacy

New North Burnett lookout to be officially opened

NORTH Burnett's newest tourist attraction will be officially opened at a ceremony at the end of the month.

Construction of the Wain's Hill Lookout, located on Gayndah Mundubbera Rd about 10 minutes outside of Mundubbera, was completed a few months ago.

The name recognises the Wain family, which have owned the adjacent property for generations.

Mundubbera councillor Faye Whelan previously told the Times that the rise, which overlooks rolling hills and the Burnett River, had been unofficially known as Wain's Hill for many years and was notable for being the only point on Gayndah Mundubbera Rd where you could get phone reception.

She described many phone conversations she has had on the road in her capacity as councillor which ended with, "We're about to lose contact, I'll call you back when I get to Wain's Hill.”

"It's a really special lookout,” Cr Whelan said.

"Coming over you get magnificent sunsets of an afternoon.”

Cr Whelan said the lookout had been on Mundubbera's "wish list” for a long time, led by the Mundubbera Enterprise Association.

The lookout will be officially opened on Saturday, October 26 at 4pm with a sausage sizzle.

All community members are invited to this free event.


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