What's On In The South Burnett Today?

TRC Wins Regional Training Award

TRC Wins Regional Training Award

Toowoomba Regional Council took out the “Large Employer Of The Year Award” at the Queensland Training Awards (Darling Downs South West Region) announced on Friday morning.

Roofing Contract Causes Concern

Roofing Contract Causes Concern

Gympie Regional Council will spend an extra $89,000 to re-roof Imbil’s water reservoir after discovering the original estimate for the roofing was 60 per cent below what was needed.

Kim Wins Seniors Award

Kim Wins Seniors Award

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival co-ordinator Kim Boyter has been named one of Gympie Region’s two 2020 Senior Citizens of the Year.

Budget Boost For Goomeri

Budget Boost For Goomeri

Goomeri’s swimming pool, which has been closed since January, will receive a $509,000 upgrade to ensure it reopens in time for this year’s swimming season.

Goomeri Gets Its Water Back

Goomeri Gets Its Water Back

Goomeri residents say they’re very pleased the town’s water plant is back in operation after being out of action for more than a year.

W4Q Boost For Goomeri

W4Q Boost For Goomeri

Goomeri and Kilkivan could prove to be the big winners from the State Government’s latest Works For Queensland council grants round.

Truck Crash Sparks Fire

Truck Crash Sparks Fire

Emergency services were called to a truck crash on the Burnett Highway, just north of Goomeri, on Tuesday afternoon.

Communities Benefit From Grants

Communities Benefit From Grants

Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien visited Kilkivan, Goomeri and Murgon on Friday to catch up on several community projects which have been assisted recently by Federal Government funding.

Water Issues Dominate Forum

Water Issues Dominate Forum

Everyone knows that roads, rates and rubbish are the key issues for local councils … but in Goomeri, you should also add in water and the still-closed swimming pool.

Driver ‘Four Times Legal Limit’

Driver ‘Four Times Legal Limit’

A 38-year-old woman has been charged with a number of offences after she allegedly blew 0.214 – more than four times the legal limit – after a roadside breath test.

Hay Truck Overturns

Hay Truck Overturns

A driver suffered minor injuries when a truck carrying hay overturned on the Burnett Highway just before 6:00am on Tuesday.

Cinnibar Fire: Update

Cinnibar Fire: Update

Motorists have been urged to drive with caution on the Wide Bay Highway because of smoke from a large fire burning near Goomeri.

Woman Charged Over Dog

Woman Charged Over Dog

A 24-year-old woman has been charged with an animal cruelty offence after police were called to house in Goomeri on Saturday.

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