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New Look For Pumpkin Festival

New Look For Pumpkin Festival

The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival committee recently organised for a painted mural which promotes the annual festival to be “refreshed” by the original artist, Willie Nelson.

Grants To Help Schools

Grants To Help Schools

Two schools in the Wide Bay electorate will receive grants from the Federal Government’s $30.2 million Local Schools Community Fund.

Police Probe Car Thefts, Break-Ins

Police Probe Car Thefts, Break-Ins

The theft of a Nissan X-Trail in Kingaroy on Monday has been linked by police to several other car thefts in the region as well as break-ins in Kingaroy, Wondai and Goomeri.

Clinics In Four More Towns

Clinics In Four More Towns

The Darling Downs Health mobile women’s health nurses have clinics planned in Goomeri, Kilkivan, Blackbutt and Kingaroy next month.

Gympie Rates Rise 3.2pc

Gympie Rates Rise 3.2pc

Gympie Regional Council ratepayers will face a 3.2 per cent increase in their rates bills after the Council handed down its $157.66 million 2021-22 Budget on Wednesday.

Goomeri’s Fun Rolls On Again

Goomeri’s Fun Rolls On Again

Goomeri has marked the 25th anniversary of its popular Pumpkin Festival with four days of festival fun, culminating in its trademarked Great Australian Pumpkin Roll on Sunday afternoon.

Biker Injured At Goomeri

Biker Injured At Goomeri

A man, aged in his 60s, was airlifted to hospital after his motorcycle and a vehicle collided on the Burnett Highway just outside Goomeri on Saturday afternoon.

Kilkivan, Goomeri Share Grants

Kilkivan, Goomeri Share Grants

Two community organisations – one in Goomeri, the other in Kilkivan – will share in Gympie Regional Council’s latest round of community grants.

Bus Driver Injured

Bus Driver Injured

A Pursers Coaches driver has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a school bus crashed near Goomeri on Wednesday morning.

Man Trampled By Heifer

Man Trampled By Heifer

A man has been flown to hospital in a critical condition after being trampled by a heifer near Goomeri on Tuesday morning.

Pumpkin Festival Finds A Home

Pumpkin Festival Finds A Home

The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival Inc has signed an agreement with Gympie Regional Council to take over the management of the Breitkreutz Pavilion at the Goomeri Sportsground.

$30,000 Cash Stolen

$30,000 Cash Stolen

Goomeri Police are investigating the theft of $30,000 in cash during a break-in at a rural residence.

Cattle Killed In Crash

Cattle Killed In Crash

A truck driver escaped injury but more than 20 head of cattle died after a cattle truck tipped on the Burnett Highway near Goomeri on Sunday morning.

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