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.
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.