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.
Goomeri’s main streets are looking a little brighter and happier this Spring thanks to an unusual initiative from a small group of volunteers and local businesses.
A man was killed in a single-vehicle traffic crash south of Goomeri on Saturday afternoon.
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.
Goomeri’s first Twilight Markets following this year’s COVID-19 shutdowns has been hailed a great success.
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.
Goomeri Pumpkin Festival co-ordinator Kim Boyter has been named one of Gympie Region’s two 2020 Senior Citizens of the Year.
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 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.
Goomeri and Kilkivan could prove to be the big winners from the State Government’s latest Works For Queensland council grants round.
Two men were transported to Murgon Hospital on Friday night after a truck rolled on the Bunya Highway.
The Great Australian Pumpkin Roll – which was to go ahead in Goomeri on May 31 before COVID-19 came along – is going virtual
Tourists who drive through Goomeri now have a new option for a selfie .. with a difference!
Emergency services were called to a truck crash on the Burnett Highway, just north of Goomeri, on Tuesday afternoon.