Older Woombye News

December 2009

Invitation to Community Bank Investment Seminar 1st Dec:

Please click here to open invite in Acrobat (1Mb)


Please click below to open Walkabout Woombye in MS Word document format

May 2009

A tragic accident causes 4 deaths at the intersection of Blackall Street and the Nambour Connection Road. Local residents attend a meeting organised by WCBA and call for changes at the intersection.

25th May 2009

In response to the tragic events of the 8th May the community meets again (attended by Peter Wellington MP for Nicklin) and hears an account of the meeting with Main Roads Minister Craig Wallace who agrees to try to expedite the reports into the accident. A new petition is agreed and the community will  march each Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. to support change.

Please click here to open the new petition in Word. Once downloaded, sign and return to the secretary.

20th May 2009

Woombye CBA organises a march from the School of Arts in support of changes at the Nambour Connection Road intersection. Many locals attend the march despite the weather.

18th May 2009

At the second community meeting further contact information is provided for local residents to make their voice heard. Please contact the following to campaign for changes at the intersection using the Word templates provided and copy any correspondence to Peter Wellington at Nicklin Electorate Office

The Hon Neil Roberts Minister for Police, Corrective Services and Emergency Services
PO Box 15195

Letter to the Police Minister Template

The Hon Anna Bligh Premier of Queensland
PO Box 15185

Letter to the Premier Template

The Hon Craig Wallace Minister for Main Roads
GPO Box 1549

Letter to the Roads Minister Template

The Hon Rachel Nolan Minister for Transport
GPO Box 2644

Letter to the Transport Minister Template

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March 2009

The Woombye & District Community Branch of the Bendigo Bank opened it doors on the 9th March at 5pm. Speeches were made, a ribbon cut and the local school children sang before a sausage sizzle rounded off the evening of celebrations.

February 2009

Woombye Community and Business Association commission and approve a new logo for the town.

At the same meeting they commission an update to the Woombye website from Bryan Palmer ( Oz Doc Web Design). He would like to thank the previous designer for allowing him to use his ideas in the construction of the new site.