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Sat 17 Apr 2021

NEW ERA: 8 Gympie businesses to open or expand this year

Premium Content NEW ERA: 8 Gympie businesses to open or expand this year

It has been especially refreshing to see new local ventures emerge or build on their foundations, defying the tough economic climate to share their ideas and services...

Coffee-starved Gympie township finally gets a new cafe

Premium Content Coffee-starved Gympie township finally gets a new cafe

A local barista has thrown open the doors to her first cafe in a Gympie township where locals have been without coffee for months

Court rules on fate of Widgee Engineering

Premium Content Court rules on fate of Widgee Engineering

The embattled Gympie business’s five-and-a-half-year fight to stay at its home of almost three decades has finally come to an end

Fri 16 Apr 2021

A $1.89m ‘living’ lab set to help fireproof Noosa

Premium Content A $1.89m ‘living’ lab set to help fireproof Noosa

A hi-tech laboratory will be built in stages throughout the Noosa region incorporating trials of a robotics range of autonomous and remote-controlled hardware.

FIRST LOOK: Nolan Meats’ new $18m expansion

Premium Content FIRST LOOK: Nolan Meats’ new $18m expansion

The expansion of the Gympie meat processing facility is creating hundreds of jobs to boost the economy.

Thu 15 Apr 2021

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival’s future remains up in the air

Premium Content Goomeri Pumpkin Festival’s future remains up in the air

Updated restrictions bring hope, but how the famed festival will look in its return this year remains shrouded in mystery.

Key Gympie charity gets a heartwarming boost

Premium Content Key Gympie charity gets a heartwarming boost

“Because Gympie is such a large region, staff sometimes drive an hour to check on their patients and ensure they are receiving the care and assistance they need.”

Wed 14 Apr 2021

10 new jobs going at Domino’s Gympie

Premium Content 10 new jobs going at Domino’s Gympie

Find out how you can apply for the positions:

Tue 13 Apr 2021

Tourism to pay dearly for botched vaccine rollout

Premium Content Tourism to pay dearly for botched vaccine rollout

Queensland’s tourism sector will have to scrap revival plans after targets for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout were abandoned, industry leaders say.

Mon 12 Apr 2021

Council votes again on bringing Gympie waste to M’boro

Premium Content Council votes again on bringing Gympie waste to M’boro

It comes after a “communication breakdown” between the two councils.

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