News

Wonga Drive-in's gates close

The Wonga Drive-in’s future depends on the plans of the highest bidder when the property is auctioned in the near future.
The Wonga Drive-in’s future depends on the plans of the highest bidder when the property is auctioned in the near future.

ONE of the few remaining drive-in theatres in Queensland has closed its gates, awaiting sale.

It is believed the Wonga Drive-in has gone into receivership, ending former owner Gary King’s dreams of showing movies in his backyard.

He developed the drive-in from one to three screens in the past few years with a professional fit-out considered by the Drive-ins Downunder website to put many operating drive-ins in the country to shame.

The future of the drive-in is not known, but it is expected to be auctioned soon.

Gympie Times



Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Caitlyn Shadbolt takes on the US

Gympie girl Caitlyn Shadbolt's music career continues to heat up as she prepares to perform in the United States and release her debut album.

Caitlyn is dipping into international fan pool.

Cooks to pop up at festival

FESTIVAL READY: Dan and Steph Mulheron are ready for tomorrow’s Goomeri Pumpkin Festival where they will man their Pop Up Sausage Stall and give a cooking demonstration.

Dan and Steph at Goomeri Pumpkin Festival

Regional roads among the most dangerous for drivers

RACQ calls for upgrade funding measures that can help save lives.

Latest deals and offers


10 Things You Absolutely Have to do in Gympie in Autumn

NUMBER 7: Go beach camping at Inskip Point this autumn and you can watch the whales off Rainbow Beach or Double Island Point.

10 Things You Absolutely Have to do in the Gympie region in Autumn

Own Sunshine Coast property? You’re about to make money

UP AND UP: Property owners are likely to win from rent and price increases but tenants and first home buyers might not be so happy. Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

Good new for property owners, not so good for buyers and tenants.

Sale nears on last large block of land in Coolum

The 43.37ha property on South Coolum Rd has sold.

South Coolum Rd property to be land banked