Stan Johnson is raising money for the drought affected Longreach area.
Stan Johnson is raising money for the drought affected Longreach area. Louise Richardson

Drought relief report

Drought relief

GYMPIE farmer and Show Society steward Ray Zerner gave a brief report on the current state of the local Lions Clubs and Stan Johnson’s fund raising efforts for the drought affected Longreach area.

Mr Zerner said that to date over $40,000 has been given to Longreach Food Works to supply food packages to those in need.

He said that 171 Ipads have been provided for the School of the Air also purchased in Longreach..

Mr Zerner said that raffles are being run as fund raiser – one raffle for a Blonde heifer and bull credits, a wheelbarrow full of farm requisites for animal health and weed control for the other.

Tickets can be obtained from Kate Power 5489 -6888 or contact the Gympie and District Beef Liaison Group

Gympie Times


Tireless Gympie volunteer up for top Queensland gong

premium_icon Tireless Gympie volunteer up for top Queensland gong

He's helped raise over $370K for Gympie Hospital.

Law career beckons for gifted Gympie graduate

premium_icon Law career beckons for gifted Gympie graduate

Callum becomes the fifth member of his family to graduate from USC.