Christmas Where the Gumtrees Grow

This Christmas, Council is encouraging Western Downs rural residents to ‘Jingle all the Highways’ by decorating their rural mailboxes or property entrances.

Brighten your district and show your Christmas spirit by decorating your rural mailbox or property entrance in a Christmas theme. Snap a photo or take a short video of your creation and send it to us for your chance to win great local prizes!

You could win:

First Prize: $500 Bunya Mountains Accommodation Voucher
Second Prize: $250 Photography Voucher
Third Prize: $150 Butcher Voucher

How to enter:

To enter, simply take a photo or video of your Christmas creation and email it to along with your name, contact phone number, the address of your creation and a short description.

Terms and Conditions:
1. All Western Downs Residents can participate by decorating their mailboxes, however the competition is only open to Western Downs residents on ‘rural’ properties. For a full list of Christmas events and activities in your region visit our Christmas in the Region page.
2. One entry per person.
3. Entry must be received by 5pm Monday 16 December.
5. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
6. Winners will be notified by Close of Business Friday 20 December by email or phone.