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Christmas Where the Gumtrees Grow

After Western Down’s rural residents made the region shine with tinsel and decorations in 2019, Council was proud to announce the return of our Christmas Where the Gumtrees Grow Christmas competition. This festive season, we encouraged Western Downs rural residents to brighten their district and ‘Jingle all the Highways’ by decorating their rural mailboxes or property entrances and celebrating Christmas where the gumtrees grow 🎄

Residents of rural properties had the chance to win great local prizes by sending in a photo or video of their creation!

Competition Prizes:

First Prize: $500 Bunya Mountains Accommodation Voucher
Second Prize: $300 Local Supermarket Voucher
Third Prize: $200 Local Butcher Voucher
Lucky Draw: Christmas ham

Enter the Competition: – Competition Closed Wednesday 16 December.

To enter the competition, simply submit a photo or video of your entry by email to:
Include your name, contact number (for communication if you win) and address, along with a short explanation/story of your entry.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Competition is open to Western Downs residents on “rural” properties only.
  2. One entry allowed per person.
  3. Entry must be received by 5pm Wednesday 16 December.
  4. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  5. Winners will be notified by close of business Friday 18 December by email or phone.

2020 Competition Entries:

2019 Competition Entries: