NAPLAN: Most improved schools in Gympie region in past 5 years

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An analysis of five years’ worth of NAPLAN results has revealed the Gympie region...

5 year NAPLAN trend: How every Gympie region school performed

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The third best performing Year 5 school was St Patrick’s Primary School, in Gympie...

Teen‘s ‘sadistic laugh’ during housemate stabbing

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He told his victim “I’ve got you, you c***” and laughed “sadistically” after...


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NAPLAN improvers: Has your school got better or worse?

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Some Queensland schools have improved their NAPLAN performance by up to 24 per cent in the past five years. SEARCH THE INTERACTIVE TABLE FOR YOUR SCHOOL

LIVESTREAM: Gympie Gold Rush Swim Meet

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Catch the exclusive livestream of all the action right here.

Gympie strangler given District Court bail

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All three offences, also including a dangerous driving charge, took place in November.


First look at major Gympie business expansion

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Almost 50 years after they opened up shop in Gympie, business continues to grow from strength to strength.

‘Dodgy brothers’ con elderly victims of $70k

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They betrayed the trust and vulnerability of people they stole from or conned into paying exorbitantly high prices for badly done home maintenance work.

Meet the adorable swimmers competing at today’s major comp

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Aspiring Gympie swimmers will be treated like professionals when the 2019 swim meet is live streamed.

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    As a man brandished a bloodied butcher’s knife through the streets of the Sydney CBD, seven heroes stepped forward amid the chaos and danger

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    Backyard ‘spy’ next door no one can remove

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    A Brisbane grandmother was left shocked by the blatant placement of her neighbour’s surveillance camera, which is aimed straight at her backyard pool.

    Strike Force Raptor warn NRL of Pacific Island gang threat

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    Elite tactical police have warned the National Rugby League that a deadly grudge between warring Pacific Islander gangs is set to erupt in the stands in 2020.

    Frightening moment that ended teen’s driving test

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    A teen has been left shaken and without her Ps after a frightening incident minutes into her driving test.

    ‘Like Doomsday movie’: Residents return after bushfire hell

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    Descriptions of bushfire devastation in a community as ‘like something out of a Doomsday movie’ as firefighters report ‘it was as bad as it gets’.

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      Drug takers told to ‘pull their head in’

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      ‘So drugged-up they’d pick up pills out of vomit’

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      Music festival drugs: NSW Police Minister backs drug amnesty bins

      SENTENCE: Funeral paid for with mate’s drug money

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      Yeppoon drug dealer reveals plan to spend cash to undercover police officer.

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      Gympie senior touch side chases 6th consecutive grand final

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      They dominated the comp finishing top of the ladder undefeated, but don’t...

      Why new stadium is necessary for Gympie sport clubs growth

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      The old saying “build it and they will come” is what Gympie sporting clubs are...

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        End of an era as 20-year-old iconic trucking business folds

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        It's the end of an era for Queensland as iconic truck firm closes.

        Why Mayor and CEO’s office spent an extra $6m

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        Council explains reason behind multi-million-dollar increase

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          Whitsunday shark attack survivor shares recovery journey

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          Unseen photo emerges of Meghan with Adele

          Unseen photo emerges of Meghan with Adele

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          Calling the shots: Jess Mauboy’s triumphant return to music

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          THE much-loved Aussie popstar reflects on 2019, making her chart-topping album...

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          PHOTOS: The home that is expected to smash Lismore records

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          Century-old home is on the market for the first time in years

          YOUR GUIDE: 63 Open Homes in the Gympie region this weekend

          YOUR GUIDE: 63 Open Homes in the Gympie region this weekend

          Perfectly positioned at Willow Grove Estate on the Southside is Lakeview Villas.

          Real estate text: ‘Give me your number or I’ll rape you’

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          An ex-staffer claims sex harassment culture is rampant at agency

          Owners’ fury over changed floor plans

          Owners’ fury over changed floor plans

          Apartment owners are furious after planned rooms go missing.

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          Employees needed at Australia’s third largest council

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          More workers are needed at a council with a high staff turnover.

          Mass redundancies as network axes 90 radio jobs

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          Southern Cross Austereo axes 90 jobs across its radio network.

          Labor leader takes aim at jobs catchphrase

          Labor leader takes aim at jobs catchphrase

          Albanese: Australia has a problem with inter-generational poverty

          More stability for migrants in CQ

          More stability for migrants in CQ

          New skilled visas to encourage migration to Flynn

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          Australia’s best new car revealed

          Australia’s best new car revealed

          Car of the Year: Australia’s best new car revealed

          Young drunk driver: ‘I’m lucky to be standing here today’

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          Drank Coronas and Jack Daniels, smoke marijuana, drove without headlights into a...

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          Toowoomba’s Tony Murphy felt a personal connection to the new movie Ford vs...

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          Japanese cars dominate 2019 Car of the Year awards

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