Community News

Thu 20 Sep 2018

GALLERY: Powerful images as Woolooga is evacuated

premium_icon GALLERY: Powerful images as Woolooga is evacuated

HAVE a look at some of the photos taken from the devastating Woolooga fire.

GALLERY: Incredible images of Woolooga fire devastation

premium_icon GALLERY: Incredible images of Woolooga fire devastation

AS the Woolooga fire continues to worsen, photos from the drone show the devastation caused.

GALLERY: 36 photos, video from terrifying Woolooga bushfire

premium_icon GALLERY: 36 photos, video from terrifying Woolooga bushfire

More than 20 crews, two water bombers and "tornadoes of flame” - a comprehensive look at one of the worst fires in recent Gympie region memory.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Gympie country kids need access to $500k asset

premium_icon Gympie country kids need access to $500k asset

Imbil residents are calling for a popular facility to be re-opened to the community.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

DREAM FINISH: Gympie United capture football's biggest prize

premium_icon DREAM FINISH: Gympie United capture football's biggest prize

"We've pretty much had it against them this season and we were able to hammer it home, I'm very proud of them.”

Shocking state road toll prompts $3bn safety recommendation

premium_icon Shocking state road toll prompts $3bn safety recommendation

CONCERNING road toll statistics in Gympie and across Queensland so far in 2018 have contributed to a "damning” inquiry into the National Road Safety Strategy.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

11 crews battle large grassfire at Amamoor

11 crews battle large grassfire at Amamoor

The large fire burnt 2ha of land with 11 fire crews called from both urban and rural brigades.

How this Gympie man can save you from a growing epidemic

premium_icon How this Gympie man can save you from a growing epidemic

A WIDGEE man has taken the initiative to improve people's diet by growing sustainable food in the hopes it can eliminate obesity.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

MAP: Where the garage sales are in Gympie this weekend

MAP: Where the garage sales are in Gympie this weekend

FIND out where all the garage sales are for the Gympie region this weekend.

5 things you can get upto in the Gympie region this weekend

5 things you can get upto in the Gympie region this weekend

LIST: Have a look at all the things you can get upto this weekend in the Gympie region.

CHATSWORTH FIRE: 'S--- this looks pretty close'

premium_icon CHATSWORTH FIRE: 'S--- this looks pretty close'

Firefighters are battling a large grassfire at Benson and Horswood Road, Chatsworth.

Glenwood woman raises shock local aged care concerns

premium_icon Glenwood woman raises shock local aged care concerns

A GLENWOOD woman has come forward with concerns about the quality of at-home care being provided to her 96-year-old mother.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Dead internet sensation's curtain call at Gympie taxidermist

premium_icon Dead internet sensation's curtain call at Gympie taxidermist

GARY the Goat is a household name, with more than 1.7 million followers on Facebook.

Record high fuel prices in Brisbane, but what about Gympie?

Record high fuel prices in Brisbane, but what about Gympie?

"Give your business to stations who are keeping their prices below or near the fair amount, and take your business away from those with higher prices.”

GALLERY: Harry and Meghan love Gympie - we have proof

premium_icon GALLERY: Harry and Meghan love Gympie - we have proof

NEWS of the upcoming Royal visit to Fraser Island has locals all over Gympie bursting with anticipation, and the happy couple themselves.

Push for Cooloola Coast health centre gains momentum

premium_icon Push for Cooloola Coast health centre gains momentum

Support is building for a multi-disciplinary health centre on the Cooloola Coast.

Fundraiser to help Gympie teen get a new wheelchair

Fundraiser to help Gympie teen get a new wheelchair

A GoFundMe has been set up for 17-year-old man Josiah whose disability requires him to have a wheelchair accessible vehicle.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

WINGED FURY: Map shows where Gympie magpies will swoop you

premium_icon WINGED FURY: Map shows where Gympie magpies will swoop you

The turn of spring has Gympie residents ducking for cover and uttering curses as swooping season begins.

43,000 reasons why koalas could be safer in Gympie

premium_icon 43,000 reasons why koalas could be safer in Gympie

The government department elected to address local concerns about koala activity in close proximity to Tin Can Bay Rd.

Iconic Gympie duo claim prestigious award

premium_icon Iconic Gympie duo claim prestigious award

"Alain's voice has also echoed through countless show rings, rodeos, camp drafts, horse sales and show jumping competitions.”

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