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Of course this Sunday is Dayboro Day and what a great day it’s going to be! It always blows me away how big this event is. The main street looks more like the Ekka rather than a quiet country town. You can visit the Official Dayboro Day website WITH THIS… Read more »

Dayboro Day Parade May 1998

The 1998 Dayboro Day parade was led by two mounted police officers as usual. They were followed by a bullock team with these two magnificent lead bullocks, reminiscent of the days of “yesteryear” and Sam Heathwood’s team coming around the corner in front of the Crown Hotel in February 1923…. Read more »

Dayboro Butter Factory Fire 1929

The Brisbane Courier of 16th May 1929 reported “…The township of Dayboro has been dealt a severe blow by the total destruction last night of the large and up-to-date factory of the Dayboro Co-operative Dairy Association Ltd. The valuable plant, and 100 boxes of butter stored in the buildings went… Read more »

Silverwood Store c. 1908

In 1906 the Silverwood Dairy Factory Co. Ltd. opened a store on the block of land adjacent to their Terrors Creek Butter Factory which had opened on 14th September 1903. In 1907 the Post Office was moved from the store attached to the Crown Hotel to Silverwood Store with David… Read more »

Dayboro Pony Club 1972

Dayboro Pony Club was formed in 1970 and registered with the Pony Club Association of Queensland in 1971 with 21 members. The President was Cec Sullivan, the Secretary was his wife Dawn and the Treasurer was Laurie Stubbings. The Sullivans left the district some time in 1972 and Laurie Stubbings… Read more »