If you are fishing at Tin Can Bay, stop for a chat

The Palaszczuk Government has committed $30 million over two years to construct or upgrade 70 boat ramps and floating walkways

Our Caitlyn a No.1 hit at CMC Music Awards

RISING STAR: Caitlyn Shadbolt at the CMC Music Awards on the Gold Coast.

Caitlyn Shadbolt enjoys one of the most exciting weeks of her career

Holden Vs Ford, What's your pick?

Who will win, Ford or Holden? You decide for yourself.

Gympie Times reporters test the theory, which is quicker?

Chance for Gympie to be legendairy

Gympie is open for Dairy Australia nominations.

Gympie open for Dairy Australia nominations.

Units and rentals keep Gympie property investors happy

Gympie Regional Realty owner John Cochrane says a 30% increase in unit prices over the past five years reflects high demand from retirees.

Gympie's median house price remains steady at $270,000

Kevin top marques as he takes home Gympie's last SUV ute

LAST OF ITS KIND: Gympie business identity Kevin Stolzenberg, with his new wheels, Gympie's last top of the range 2017 HSV Maloo utility.

Gympie businessman takes home king of the road, last of its kind

Mayor's response on reader's council debts claim

RESPONSE: Mayor responds to criticism on borrowing.

Curran responds to reader's criticism of borrowings

Council projects in your part of Gympie region

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Councillors told of progress on asset upgrades around Gympie region

Market 'not fair' for Qld dairy farmers, Cochrane says

FRESH MILK: John Cochrane believes Queensland consumers want to buy local product.

Gympie farmer says Parmalat' claims are disappointing.

Coming to the Gympie region in autumn

Dianne Woodstock is the organiser behind the Energy and Wellbeing Expo which is on today at the Gympie Civic Centre.

Put these events on your to do list this Autumn.

Have a dinner date with the Doc

SOME OF THE TEAM: Lea Smith, Xanthea Potter, and Carolina and Dr Todd Gignac are  some of the friendly faces putting the Dinner with the Doc evenings together each month.

Each month Cooloola Family Chiropractic host a free dinner.

Friesian heifers under the hammer

Dairy cows went under the hammer at Nanango recently.

All lots sold at multi-vendor dairy heifer sale.

Record number of animals at Gympie Carcass Classic

Hereford x Droughtmaster x Charbray x Simbrah cattle entered by R and J Black from Tiaro.

Volunteers under the pump in hectic morning at Woolooga.

Rate rise to come: Expect to pay more after this week

ATM generic Commonwealth Bank Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

COMMBANK and ANZ customers should brace for interest rate hikes

Rodney the Kombi shares his love of travel

RODNEY RULES: Among the crowd at the Travellers Shop's grand re-opening is Rod Fraser (left), who restored Rodney the Kombi to his former glory, Rod's wife Liu and Rodney's previous owner Simon Kahn.

Restored Kombi a hit at Travellers Shop opening

Discover the world with Travellers Shop opening

'ROD' WARRIOR: Trish Larfield, Angelika O'Neill, Robyn Hodder-MacNeill and Maggie James with Rodney the Combi. Snap a pic with Rodney for your chance to win at today's grand opening.

Travellers Shop grand re-opening today in new location.

SDRC awaits details on Grainx investigation

UNDER WRAPS: Southern Downs Regional Council is awaiting details of an investigation into possible dust and noise pollution breaches at Grainx before pursuing legal action against the business.

Group seeks freeze over Grainx zoning

TAKING THE PLUNGE: The women who walked out on office life

Thinking of giving up your stuffy office job? These women did.

EVER dreamed of walking out of the office permanently?

Gladstone Hotel's makeover to transform CBD skyline

Kenneth Wagner.

Plans on track to transform one of city's favourite pubs

$10b inland freight project gains momentum

CONSTRUCTION of a new intermodal freight terminal at Bromelton is on track, with the $30 million project set to create up to 1000 jobs in the Scenic Rim. Photo: Thinkstock

Project to generate 1800 jobs during their four-year construction

Prominently positioned showroom, workshop on offer

Drive in to a high-profile Kunda Park commercial property

The shape of things to come

Proposed Maroochydore CBD.

Sunshine Coast's image to be transformed by wave of young residents

'Bed wetters must listen to the community, not CEO'

Unfortunately, the current group of bed wetters, with two or three exceptions, just take their money and rubber stamp everything that is put in front of them.

Is optimism and intelligence lacking in Gympie debate?

A photo of the Mary Valley Rattler from 2012.

Letter writer loves refreshing optimism of recent Rattler opinion

Will Tin Can Bay fish vote at the next election?

Electoral Map of Gympie - Current and Proposed.

Boundary changes are crazy and a waste of money: letter

Stewart promises to fight for more rural road funding

Gympie regional council Daryl Dodt, Mal Gear, Dan Stewart, Mayor Mick Curran, Bob Leitch, Glen Hartwig, James Cochrane, Mark McDonald and Hilary Smerdon.

Resident has not been 'punished' for criticising council: letter

TV Insider: MKR has lost its recipe for success

My Kitchen Rules judges Colin Fassnidge and Pete Evans with guest judge Curtis Stone, right.

MKR needs a shake (up) of more than just the sauce bottle.

SmartCity collapse a crushing blow for students

Photo Renee Albrecht/Gympie Times

SmartCity collapse a devastating blow for students

Ponderous system continues to fail our children

Ponderous system continues to fail our children

Mason Lee manslaughter accused tried to flee courtroom

Mason Jet Lee

A teen accused of killing toddler Mason Lee has tried to flee

Grieving parents tell how they trusted babysitter

HELP AROUND THE HOUSE: Matthew James Ireland (far right) taking young Hemi Burke to swimming lessons.

Hemi's mum and dad had no inkling sitter would hurt their son

Shandee's skull cut in fierce stabbing

Police at a crime scene on Boddington St, East Mackay.

Stab wound delivered with such ferocity that it cut a piece of skull

Astronaut 'knows' we've never been visited by aliens

The crew members of Skylab 3: commander and astronaut Alan L. Bean; scientist, pilot and astronaut Owen K. Garriott, and astronaut and pilot Jack R. Lousma. This crew spent 59 days and 11 hours in orbit.

He was an astronaut on the second manned mission to the moon

Dog sole survivor as truck drivers killed in fiery crash

Sole survivor: a dog rescued from one of the trucks in this morning’s fatal collision on Picton Road. Picture: Robert Pozo

Boss pays tribute to two truck drivers who died in fiery crash

"A matter of time" - Ipswich lad caught up in London terror

Armed police react following a major incident outside the Houses of Parliament in central London, Britain 22 March 2017

Ex-pat offered workers counselling after Westminster violence

Vudu can make old DVDs HD copies on your phone

Vudu can turn your old DVDs into HD digital copies, and all you need is a smartphone

The answer for anyone with a large DVD collection

Wives say don't blame us for lack of intimacy

Sex worker Mrs Robinson, as she is seen on the app Rendevu

Aussie wives had a blunt message for a sex worker

CMC Rocks traffic at a standstill

Queue of caravans stretches kilometres ahead of music festival

Kate Middleton: Even I struggle with being a mother

The royal has offered a personal glimpse into her life.

Mareeba ladies make North Queensland proud

Queensland Rural Women's Award finalist Jessica Fealy, winner Jacqui Wilson-Smith and finalist Tracey Beikoff outside of Old Government House in Brisbane.

Rural women acknowledged in prestigious awards.

Malcolm Turnbull's 18C hopes could be doomed in Senate

News Corp Australia columnist Andrew Bolt has long demanded changes to the Racial Discrimination Act.

The change was unveiled on Harmony Day.

London attack: The truth behind that photo

THE PHOTO: A woman walks past along Westminster Bridge in London on March 22. Picture: REX/Shutterstock

The woman in this photo was globally shamed

Westpac economist jailed for organising ‘chemsex’ parties

James Shugg worked at Westpac’s London HQ for 20 years.

Economist jailed for conspiracy to supply

Extraordinary Trump interview "I'm president and you're not"

US President Donald J. Trump holds a listening session on health care with truckers and CEOs from American Trucking Associations in the Cabinet Room at the White House, in Washington, DC, USA, 23 March 2017.

Donald Trump has defended himself against accusations of dishonesty

Treacherous river mouth brings plenty unstuck in Noosa

FLASHBACK: Two boats capsized on Noosa bar. Police and Coastguard were on scene in 2012 to assist.

Northern boaties face plenty of challenges

Pool closure a bittersweet symphony for Goldfins

ON THE MOVE: Gympie Goldfins will be moving from the Memorial Pool to the new Aquatic Centre.

Club move into new aquatic centre not without challenges.

Guests swim in Gympie pool's memories

Jeff and Libby Manthey ready for the final days of Gympie's Memorial Pool after working there for more than 20 years.

Pool eneters final week of operation.

When it rains, it spores: How big are your mushrooms?

Mushrooms are sprouting up everywhere due to the rain we've been having. Edward Faulkner of Helensvale with new fungi in his front yard.

Send us your giant mushroom pictures

Can you spot what's strange about this police car?

The suspicious looking plant at the scene.

Passers-by spotted what looked like an unusual stash in a police car

Scary wait for Gladstone mum after London attack

Scary wait for Gladstone mum after London attack

Steve ventures into the wild unknown on epic mission

Wildlife presenter and adventurer Steve Backshall tackles West Papua river challenge.

Travis Collins, Keith Urban win big at CMC Music Awards

Country music singer Travis Collins.

LEE Kernaghan also inducted into CMC Hall of Fame.

8 THINGS TO DO IN GYMPIE

FEEL THE ENERGY: Di Woodstock with a quartz crystal singing bowl organised tomorrow's Energy and Wellbeing Expo at the Gympie Civic Centre.

Looking for something to keep you occupied this weekend?

Disney boss reveals big details about the future of Star Wars

Felicity Jones in a scene from the official trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

"Another decade and a half of Star Wars."

Iggy Azalea’s butt is back

Mullumbimby-raised rapper Iggy Azalea is back with her new song Mo Bounce.

THE singer is back with a new single and it is all about the bounce.

Weather smiles on Goomeri Show Day 1

SHOW WEATHER: There has been a bit of rain, but not too much as skies cleared for Day 1 of the Goomeri Show.

Weather smiles down on Goomeri's big Show

Emma Thompson missed her chance with Trump

Emma Thompson.

EMMA Thompson once turned down an offer from Donald Trump