Community News

Sun 20 May 2018

AMAZING: 'Billion to one' discovery under Gympie house

AMAZING: 'Billion to one' discovery under Gympie house

"What's the probability? It's probably a billion to one.” - do you know what's hiding under your floorboards?

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a... UFO in Gympie?

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a... UFO in Gympie?

Are we truly alone in the universe, or is more intelligent life out there?

Thu 17 May 2018

SHOW GALLERY: Fruit & Veg Champions crowned

premium_icon SHOW GALLERY: Fruit & Veg Champions crowned

66 commercial farming entrants were judged, joining a figure of 447 covering all categories.

GUIDE: Your forecast for Day 1 of the 2018 Gympie Show

GUIDE: Your forecast for Day 1 of the 2018 Gympie Show

"It's made to appeal to families and locals, and they make the show every year.”

Wed 16 May 2018

Early season whale spotted by fishing guide

Early season whale spotted by fishing guide

"It was exciting and more unusual to spot one in the Sandy Strait."

Mon 14 May 2018

Horse rider urges motorist to learn road rules

Horse rider urges motorist to learn road rules

Horse riders want motorists to learn the road rules before someone is hurt or killed.

GALLERY: Little Haven opens big Gympie marketplace

premium_icon GALLERY: Little Haven opens big Gympie marketplace

The volunteer-driven group enjoyed a successful grand opening of their new Crescent Rd premises on Saturday.

Sun 13 May 2018

5 Gympie mysteries to give you goosebumps

5 Gympie mysteries to give you goosebumps

There's many a tall tale to be found when exploring Gympie's rich, remarkable history.

Sat 12 May 2018

GUIDE: All you need to know about the 2018 Gympie Show

GUIDE: All you need to know about the 2018 Gympie Show

Stuck for a plan of what to do at this year's show? Have a browse through our comprehensive show guide and get your plans sorted.

The Valley road so bad it gutted a car's oil sump

premium_icon The Valley road so bad it gutted a car's oil sump

"We towed it to the mechanics, and they found a big hole in the sump that had let most of the oil out.”

Fri 11 May 2018

UNMISSABLE: 22 things to do in the Gympie region this month

UNMISSABLE: 22 things to do in the Gympie region this month

We've got your calendar covered with plenty of options to choose from around the region.

Coast town rising from the ashes of ravaging fire

premium_icon Coast town rising from the ashes of ravaging fire

HOW a small Sunshine Coast community is recovering from a fire that destroyed three homes.

Council, Translink at odds over Gympie bus issue

premium_icon Council, Translink at odds over Gympie bus issue

Council says it has "fully supported” pursuing more options for years, but TransLink sees nothing wrong with the current state of local services.

FUEL RESERVES: Gympie servo owner says it's 'not a worry'

premium_icon FUEL RESERVES: Gympie servo owner says it's 'not a worry'

Australia's fuel reserves may be running low, but Gympie West Service Station owner Shane Waldock says there's nothing to be worried about.

Thu 10 May 2018

Trucking good $537k addition for fire station

premium_icon Trucking good $537k addition for fire station

"We'll always get the job done, but the better equipment the faster and safer we can help someone.”

Does Gympie have a bus-sized problem on its hands?

premium_icon Does Gympie have a bus-sized problem on its hands?

"Gympie is a beautiful place and has potential, and without these services we're only getting the crumbs from the table.”

Tue 8 May 2018

GALLERY: Gympie welcomes iconic steam loco

premium_icon GALLERY: Gympie welcomes iconic steam loco

Locals still waiting on the Rattler's revival were handed a silver lining last week when the mighty 'Brown Bomber' successfully arrived at Old Gympie Station.

JOIN THE CAUSE: Help needed for Double Island clean up

JOIN THE CAUSE: Help needed for Double Island clean up

There's still time for volunteers to register and help clean the 60-kilometre beach stretch from Double Island Point to Noosa Northshore this weekend.

LAST ESCAPE: Fraser Island brumby saved by locals

premium_icon LAST ESCAPE: Fraser Island brumby saved by locals

Ellie the brumby will be by author Fred Williams side, as he shares the captivating details of her 1997 escape at a book launch in Hervey Bay this month.

Mon 7 May 2018

Gympie Landcare wants your memories

Gympie Landcare wants your memories

Gympie Landcare is looking for memorabilia for its 30th birthday this year

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