A book about Booyal

Looking into the past to cel­e­brate 100 years in Booyal

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projects at the same time and was push­ing him­self to fin­ish the book in time for the cen­te­nary.

The prime farm­ing land of Booyal with acres of sugar cane cov­er­ing the land­scape has kept the com­mu­nity thriv­ing.

“The book is about the res­i­dents, the streets and the houses,” Mr St­ed­man said. Mr St­ed­man will be at the Booyal cen­te­nary sell­ing his book and he said pro­ceeds from the book will be do­nated to the school.

“I have in­cluded maps, pho­tos and plenty of in­ter­est­ing facts about the peo­ple and the place,” he said.

The tiny school of Booyal are set to cel­e­brate it’s cen­te­nary this week­end and Mr St­ed­man is en­cour­ag­ing Childers to at­tend.

“I try to at­tend as many events as I can out at Booyal and with their mile­stone cel­e­bra­tion we all must sup­port the small com­mu­nity,”

It has been 100 years since the first stu­dents started their ed­u­ca­tion at Booyal PHOTO: JODIE DIXON Cen­tral State School, and for the tiny school it is a mas­sive achieve­ment for the 23 cur­rent stu­dents of the school.

Mr St­ed­man said he will be at the school early on Satur­day and looks for­ward to discussing his book with the lo­cals and he hopes lo­cals will sup­port Booyal.

BOOK OF BOOYAL: Scott St­ed­man.

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