Community News

Tue 26 Jan 2021

REVEALED: 2021 Gympie Citizen of the Year recipients

Premium Content REVEALED: 2021 Gympie Citizen of the Year recipients

Citizen of the year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Event of the Year announced at Southside award ceremony

WATCH: Illegal rave DJ detained by border security in Gympie

Premium Content WATCH: Illegal rave DJ detained by border security in Gympie

The 27-year-old German was caught with ketamine at an illegal rave near Gympie the day after New Year’s Eve

LETTER: Why we should change the date of Australia Day

Premium Content LETTER: Why we should change the date of Australia Day

There are 364 other dates to choose from. January 26 is more appropriate to the attitudes and values of colonial Australia than to those of a modern, more inclusive...

Next hinterland hotspot to get hitched emerges

Premium Content Next hinterland hotspot to get hitched emerges

A new player in the hinterland wedding and events market could soon emerge.

Goldfields car park accused says he ‘didn’t bash no-one’

Premium Content Goldfields car park accused says he ‘didn’t bash no-one’

The case was a testing one for magistrate Chris Callaghan, who had barely finished telling the accused man’s girlfriend to stop yelling, when he caught the defendant...

Southside drug trafficker busted with stash

Premium Content Southside drug trafficker busted with stash

The convicted drug trafficker has been fined after being caught with three more illegal substances

Mon 25 Jan 2021

Win $20,000 cash or $100 gift cards

Premium Content Win $20,000 cash or $100 gift cards

What sort of difference would $20,000 make in your life?

How to activate your free Courier Mail subscription

Premium Content How to activate your free Courier Mail subscription

We know you want the best of local news and we’re delivering, but did you know you can get even more – for free?

6 things to be discussed at council's first meeting of year

Premium Content 6 things to be discussed at council's first meeting of year

The Gympie council meets for the first time this year on Wednesday

Why theft in Gympie dropped 24 per cent in 2020

Premium Content Why theft in Gympie dropped 24 per cent in 2020

A stunning downturn in offences ended a 20-year-high spike in reported theft crimes including petrol drive offs and stealing

Sun 24 Jan 2021

‘In-bloody-credible’: Coast drivers praised in viral video

Premium Content ‘In-bloody-credible’: Coast drivers praised in viral video

A larrikin has taken to TikTok to express his pride for drivers who promptly parted on the Bruce Highway for emergency services. WATCH THE VIRAL VIDEO

Why Gympie break-ins remain at a 15 year high

Premium Content Why Gympie break-ins remain at a 15 year high

The number of unlawful entry crimes continues to climb but remain well below what Gympie experienced at the turn of the century

Missing man 'obviously pleased to see us'

Premium Content Missing man 'obviously pleased to see us'

Gympie MP Tony Perrett and his wife crested a hill to see the 58-year-old waving at them frantically

Missing man found after search called off

Premium Content Missing man found after search called off

A man has been located more than two weeks after going missing. He survived by sleeping on the ground, drinking dam water and eating mushrooms.

UPDATE: Man suffers significant injury in ATV rollover

Premium Content UPDATE: Man suffers significant injury in ATV rollover

The farmer’s arm was trapped under the machine when it rolled on a Bollier property

O’Brien: ‘We are all  a part of Australia’s story’

Premium Content O’Brien: ‘We are all a part of Australia’s story’

Wide Bay MP shares message of unity and mutual respect from all ahead of January 26.

Sat 23 Jan 2021

Pomona motorbike crash sends one person to Coast hospital

Premium Content Pomona motorbike crash sends one person to Coast hospital

The crash follows another at Woolooga earlier this morning.

Young woman hurt in early morning Woolooga crash

Premium Content Young woman hurt in early morning Woolooga crash

Paramedics were dispatched to the scene of a single vehicle rollover on Brooweena Woolooga Rd at about 5.53am.

Maniac caught driving 225km/h on Gympie road

Premium Content Maniac caught driving 225km/h on Gympie road

The life-threatening pace outranked the second highest speeder by 60km/h.

‘Do the maths’: Gympie magistrate blasts P-plater’s driving excuse

Premium Content ‘Do the maths’: Gympie magistrate blasts P-plater’s driving...

“You’re a P plater and you’ve racked up seven points. How many points do you get on your P plates? Four.”

Newer Older