The Burnett River is the major topographical feature in the Shire. The Burnett
River is named after Surveyor James Charles Burnett, who was commissioned to
survey the river by Governor Fitzroy in 1847.
Visitors to the region should take time to discover South Head Parklands at
Burnett Heads with its spectacular views of the mouth of the Burnett River.
South Heads has a number of barbeques and shelters and is an easy walks to The
Oaks swimming beach, historical lighthouse and Burnett Heads shopping area.
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