Community News

Fri 13 Jul 2018

MAP: Open Homes around Gympie this weekend

MAP: Open Homes around Gympie this weekend

Check out our interactive map.

RACQ reveals Gympie's worst roads

premium_icon RACQ reveals Gympie's worst roads

The survey retrieved 1643 responses with more than 600 sub-standard roads nominated across Queensland.

The supermarkets that are helping the regions homeless

premium_icon The supermarkets that are helping the regions homeless

STATISTICS show that more than 15% of the world struggles to get food on the table, but one charity is going above and beyond for those in need.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

VIDEO: Gympie truck crash closes Bruce Highway

premium_icon VIDEO: Gympie truck crash closes Bruce Highway

WATCH: Motorists were held up for several hours after a truck crash on the Bruce Highway in the Gympie region.

When a crash victim's phone rings, 'we never pick up'

premium_icon When a crash victim's phone rings, 'we never pick up'

Wide Bay Forensic Crash Investigator Sreve Webb has dealt with hundreds of deaths on our roads

Wed 11 Jul 2018

'It's overwhelming': Popular Gympie mum storms Qld Power 100

premium_icon 'It's overwhelming': Popular Gympie mum storms Qld Power 100

IT'S a huge achievement to be listed as an influencer, but for a Gympie mother, that dream was made a reality this week.

Plastic bag charge draws criticism for Gympie business

premium_icon Plastic bag charge draws criticism for Gympie business

A GYMPIE business has dropped a 0.10c surcharge on bags after several complaints were made.

FOND FAREWELL: Beloved Gympie business closes doors

premium_icon FOND FAREWELL: Beloved Gympie business closes doors

Mr Khatri said emotions were running high when he and wife Lima said goodbye to their staff and loyal customers.

CCTV: 6 people wanted for questioning in Gympie

CCTV: 6 people wanted for questioning in Gympie

Police believe these people may be able to assist with inquiries.

Coast man accused of stealing employer's vehicle

premium_icon Coast man accused of stealing employer's vehicle

AN expectant father accused of stealing his boss's car has been released on bail.

New Mary St business will put Gympie on the map

premium_icon New Mary St business will put Gympie on the map

IT'S a world first invention and it is expected to be available to Gympie motorists in the next decade.

The Gympie region road saga that just keeps going

premium_icon The Gympie region road saga that just keeps going

"They will in time increase in size, potentially damage vehicles and cost substantially more than it would have”.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

WATCH: Gang attacks teen with hail of large rocks in Gympie

premium_icon WATCH: Gang attacks teen with hail of large rocks in Gympie

CCTV footage shows rocks being hurled at a teenager, with police investigating

Gympie 'panther sighting' knocked back by research group

Gympie 'panther sighting' knocked back by research group

Reports of a possible 'panther sighting' north of Gympie this week have been rejected by the Australian Big Cat Research Group.

Why this nightmare Curra road is causing chaos

premium_icon Why this nightmare Curra road is causing chaos

The Gympie region is notorious for destructive floods, but it doesn't take rapidly rising water levels to cause serious problems at Lyn Sumner's Curra house.

Mon 9 Jul 2018

Memories of being 'mentally, physically and verbally abused'

premium_icon Memories of being 'mentally, physically and verbally abused'

Gympie Aboriginal Elder Aunty Lillian Burke talks with her friend Sean Connelly about her childhood, and why NAIDOC Week is so important.

Sat 7 Jul 2018

REVEALED: New baby dolphin is causing a buzz

premium_icon REVEALED: New baby dolphin is causing a buzz

A NEW addition to Tin Can Bay's famous dolphin feeding institution is drawing crowds from across the region.

ONE YEAR ON: Principal reflects on Gympie school fire

premium_icon ONE YEAR ON: Principal reflects on Gympie school fire

JUNE 28, 2017 was a night One Mile State School principal Stuart Bell will never forget.

Good timing a life saver for Ollie

premium_icon Good timing a life saver for Ollie

A FAMILY'S holiday to Rainbow Beach was cut short on Thursday due to a serious medical emergency.

Fri 6 Jul 2018

BUSTED: Wanted criminals found in Gympie drug lab

premium_icon BUSTED: Wanted criminals found in Gympie drug lab

TWO brothers wanted for outstanding drug charges in NSW have been located in Gympie.

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