Two men have been flown to hospital after a single-vehicle crash on the Burnett Highway near Goomeri on Friday morning.
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.
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.
Two community organisations – one in Goomeri, the other in Kilkivan – will share in Gympie Regional Council’s latest round of community grants.
A Pursers Coaches driver has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a school bus crashed near Goomeri on Wednesday morning.
A man has been flown to hospital in a critical condition after being trampled by a heifer near Goomeri on Tuesday morning.
A bronze statue of a World War II digger has been unveiled at the Goomeri Memorial Clock, just in time for Anzac Day.
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.
After a 12-month break due to COVID, the 80th Goomeri Show returned with gusto last weekend.
Goomeri Police are investigating the theft of $30,000 in cash during a break-in at a rural residence.
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.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has imposed a local fire ban for some North Coast residents.
The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival has received a major cash injection from Gympie Regional Council ahead of its 2021 event.
COVID may have led to the cancellation of this year’s Pumpkin Festival but eased restrictions meant Goomeri’s Christmas Carnival could go ahead on Saturday night.
Standpipe users in the Gympie Regional Council may soon be singing the same tune as their counterparts in the South Burnett: “You’ve put up the water much more than you oughta!”
Goomeri’s famous town clock will be getting a companion soon, thanks to a $43,950 Federal Government grant.
Police are seeking help from people who travelled along the Wide Bay Highway between Goomeri and Kilkivan to Gympie on Sunday (October 25).
Work on upgrading Goomeri’s troubled swimming pool is expected to begin before the end of October.
Goomeri’s beleaguered swimming pool will reopen in time for the Christmas school holidays … hopefully.
Luckily no one was injured when an decoupled trailer rolled down a steep hill in Tingoora on Friday and smashed into a house.