Gympie Regional Council has confirmed that semi-trailers and B-Doubles are allowed to park overnight on a bitumened area opposite the showgrounds in Moore Street, Goomeri.
Firefighters have completed backburning operations at a grass fire burning near Goomeri.
Fire crews were called to a grass fire burning near Goomeri on Wednesday afternoon.
The South Burnett Cowhorse Competition for schools roared back into life last Friday at the Nanango Showgrounds.
Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is pressing for the appointment of a Community Health Nurse for Kilkivan and Goomeri, but says the State Government isn’t listening.
The South Burnett Regional Council has given the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival a $6000 subsidy to attend an event marketing course run by Toowoomba consultants.
Goomeri resident Ashley Knight will be flying to the United States on Tuesday (April 17) to fulfil a life-long dream.
The Goomeri Show was big on family entertainment this year, with fireworks and a movie scheduled on Saturday night to entertain the younger patrons.
Murgon Leather is set to receive a half a million dollar expansion, thanks to assistance from the Federal Government.
A trial of new opening hours at Goomeri Library began on Monday (March 5).
Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington will be visiting Murgon, Goomeri and Kilkivan on Thursday (February 8) and she is encouraging local residents to come along and have a chat.
A crowd of almost 250 people turned out at Goomeri Cemetery on Monday morning to bid farewell to one of the South Burnett’s longest-serving former Mayors.
Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien will be bringing his mobile office to the South Burnett at the end of the month for another round of interviews with local residents.
A Goomeri resident received a surprise phone call from police this week when they rang to say his vehicle had been stolen and found in a ditch.
Goomeri Show Society has received a $16,362 grant to upgrade Goomeri Showgrounds’ kitchen and bar
A truck driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries after a cattle truck overturned on the Burnett Highway north of Goomeri just before noon on Sunday.
Residents from the former Kilkivan Shire have contributed to a special history of Gympie which will be officially launched next week.
Deputy Premier Jackie Trad made a quick visit to Gympie on Wednesday to announce more than $6 million worth of “Works for Queensland” projects in the region.
Member for Gympie Tony Perrett says his electorate has not received one new funding project in the State Budget.
Once a year, Goomeri goes pumpkin crazy: the streets are filled with decorated pumpkins, pumpkin hats, pumpkin costumes, pumpkin sports … but, most importantly, pumpkin rolling.