Gympie police are investigating the theft of a mechanical cow and tools from a shed on a large rural property near Goomeri.
A learner motorcycle rider has been fined $1726 – and lost 14 demerit points – after he was allegedly clocked doing 165km/h on the Burnett Highway.
The Darling Downs Health mobile women’s health nurses have clinics planned for Goomeri, Kilkivan, Kingaroy and Blackbutt in April.
You have to love a local show, particularly when the organisers have had to overcome hurdles which have forced other shows to cancel or postpone their 2022 events.
Three people have been transported to hospital after separate crashes on South Burnett roads at the weekend.
A good samaritan who stopped to help at the scene of a serious traffic crash on the Wide Bay Highway had his vehicle stolen at the scene.
Goomeri police are reminding motorists that “no entry” signs are put on flooded roads for a very important reason.
Extensive recent flooding in Goomeri and surrounding districts has led to the cancellation of this year’s Pumpkin Festival.
QFES issued an emergency alert at 5:20pm on Friday for residents in Goomeri, Woolooga and western townships in the Gympie Local Government Area.
Landholders in the Goomeri region – inundated during the January floods – are pressing for flood warning gauges to be installed to give them an alert before the next disaster strikes.
A 50-year-old Goomeri woman has been charged with driving more than four times over the legal limit after her vehicle was pulled over by police in Goomeri on Sunday.
Police are investigating recent break-ins and thefts which have occurred in the Goomeri, Kilkivan and Widgee areas.
A pub crawl with a difference last weekend ended up raising about $15,500 for flood-hit community groups in Tansey.
The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival has a new committee, the second elected since a plea went out in October last year for volunteers to “save” the festival.
Goomeri plumber Justin Giles has been recognised at the Gympie Australia Day awards for his commitment to swimming.
Emergency crews were called to more than 31 rescues from houses and cars on Friday night and Saturday morning.
A heavy rainstorm couldn’t stop the Goomeri & District Show Society from honouring five new Life Members in a special ceremony on Thursday night.
Kilkivan P-10 State School has won an award at the 22nd annual Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools.
How could a festival that just celebrated its biggest year – and boosted the South Burnett economy by an estimated $2.3 million – be contemplating winding up?
A hand-me-down toilet block at Goomeri Showgrounds will be replaced thanks to a $93,500 Federal Government grant announced by Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien.