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.

Goomeri Didn’t Forget Christmas!

Goomeri Didn’t Forget Christmas!

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.

GRC Hikes Standpipe Charges

GRC Hikes Standpipe Charges

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!”

Have You Seen This Caravan?

Have You Seen This Caravan?

Police are seeking help from people who travelled along the Wide Bay Highway between Goomeri and Kilkivan to Gympie on Sunday (October 25).

Trailer Crashes Into House

Trailer Crashes Into House

Luckily no one was injured when an decoupled trailer rolled down a steep hill in Tingoora on Friday and smashed into a house.

Greening Goomeri … A Box At A Time

Greening Goomeri … A Box At A Time

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.

Man Dies In Crash

Man Dies In Crash

A man was killed in a single-vehicle traffic crash south of Goomeri on Saturday afternoon.

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.

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