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Storms Can’t Bowl Out Goomeri

Storms Can’t Bowl Out Goomeri

Goomeri Show Society could be forgiven for thinking that life’s a beach … first, the roof of their pavilion was ripped off by a freak storm, then a one metre wall of water rushed through the building during the Australia Day weekend floods.

Flood Washes Away Income

Flood Washes Away Income

Despite a massive clean-up, Goomeri Swimming Pool will remain closed for the rest of the season

Goomeri Fire Out

A fire which damaged a truck and threatened a home near Goomeri last night is now extinguished.

More Help For Gympie Shire

More Help For Gympie Shire

Goomeri and Kilkivan residents are now eligible for extra Federal Government financial assistance in the wake of the Australia Day weekend floods.

Disaster Relief For Gympie Shire

Disaster relief arrangements have been activated for residents in the Gympie and North Burnett shires.

See In The New Year
At The Goomeri Rodeo!

The Goomeri Society will be holding its popular annual Family Rodeo again this year at the Goomeri Showgrounds on New Year’s Eve.

MP Thanks SES Volunteers

Seven volunteers at the Goomeri State Emergency Service have been presented with Certificates of Appreciation by Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss.

Large Fire At Kinbombi

Large Fire At Kinbombi

Multiple fire crews are on site trying to establishing containment lines for a large grass fire burning near Kinbombi Road and the Wide Bay Highway, east of Goomeri.

QRAA To Visit Blackbutt, Goomeri

Flood-affected primary producers, business owners and non-profit organisations in the South Burnett have been urged to book an appointment to meet with the Queensland Rural Adjustment Authority’s regional Client Liaison Officer to discuss the assistance available for their flood recovery efforts.

Goomeri Lays Out The Welcome Mat

Goomeri Lays Out The Welcome Mat

Goomeri is an RV Friendly Town, in fact it’s the only RV Friendly town in the South Burnett

We’re Heading To The Ekka!

We’re Heading To The Ekka!

The best of the South Burnett’s many show winners were selected on Saturday to represent the region at the Brisbane Exhibition next month.

Bonanza Of Beef At Goomeri

Bonanza Of Beef At Goomeri

The Goomeri Beef Bonanza was held in conjunction with the 2012 South Burnett Sub-Chamber Finals – hosted by the Goomeri Show Society – at the Goomeri Showgrounds on Saturday.

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival Results

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival Results

Here’s the full results from Sunday’s massive Goomeri Pumpkin Festival:

Crowds Bowled Over By Festival Fun

Crowds Bowled Over By Festival Fun

The 2012 Goomeri Pumpkin Festival may have got off to a coolish start this morning – we’ve been told there was ice on the ground – but by the time the pumpkins started rolling, the large crowd had been well and truly warmed up!

Big Weekend Coming

Big Weekend Coming

The South Burnett will be awash with activities this weekend, starting with Boonara Homestead’s 150th Anniversary on Saturday and wrapping up with the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival on Sunday.

Yarraman, Goomeri Out In The Cold

Yarraman, Goomeri Out In The Cold

Hopes that the South Burnett Regional Council’s borders could be expanded to include Yarraman and Goomeri were dashed by the State Government yesterday.

Pumpkin Festival Ready To Roll

Pumpkin Festival Ready To Roll

Pumpkin rolling only comes but once a year, but when it does everyone joins in and heads for Goomeri.

4WD Rolls On Highway

A 19-year-old man from Hidden Valley was taken by ambulance to Cherbourg Hospital for observation on Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident on the Burnett Highway.

Three Hurt In Second Crash (Near Goomeri)

Three Hurt In Second Crash (Near Goomeri)

AGL Action Rescue’s Bundaberg and Maroochydore helicopters were called out to the South Burnett again this afternoon … this time to attend a two-vehicle crash on the Burnett Highway, south-east of Goomeri.

2012 Goomeri Campdraft Results

Organisers were happy with nominations for the annual Goomeri Campdraft which was held at the weekend at the Goomeri Showground.