Time to rise and shine Gympie and catch up on all the latest headlines here.
Time to rise and shine Gympie and catch up on all the latest headlines here.

TODAY’S HEADLINES: Gympie’s property boom, business owners gutted

Good morning Gympie.

Here's your daily wrap of everything happening across the region.

 

>> CHECK OUT TODAY'S ONLINE GAMES AND PUZZLES HERE <<

 

WEATHER

 

This week's forecast for Gympie, courtesy of Weatherzone.
This week's forecast for Gympie, courtesy of Weatherzone.

 

A CRISP and sunny day is ahead for the Gympie region. The temperature was sitting at 6.3C at 6.30am this morning but is slowly rising and is expected to rise to 14C by 9am and top at 21C about 3pm.

The wind has died down from yesterday with calm speeds of 4km/h expected through out the day.

 

TOP FIVE GYMPIE NEWS STORIES TODAY

 

BOOM: Gympie one of Queensland's 5 regional hot spots

By Shelley Strachan

 

ONE of Australia's most highly regarded property commentators has listed Gympie in the top five growth hot spots for regional Queensland 2020.

 

FULL STORY HERE

 

GUTTED: Tin Can Bay business liquidation a tough call

By Scott Kovacevic

 

"ABSOLUTELY gutting" is how a director of the Cooloola Waters Retirement Resort labelled the decision to push the business into liquidation, despite it still running in the black.

 

Gay Lohse owner of Cooloola Village Retirement Village Tin Can Bay. Photo John Wilson
Gay Lohse owner of Cooloola Village Retirement Village Tin Can Bay. Photo John Wilson

 

 

READ FULL STORY

 

31yo busted flushing meth down toilet during raid

By Maddie Manwaring

 

A 31-YEAR-OLD man who was busted for flushing meth down a toilet during a police search had his parole extended in Gympie District Court yesterday.

 

READ FULL STORY HERE

 

 

Illegal rubbish dumping ruins family hotspot

By Maddie Manwaring

 

GYMPIE Regional Council have responded to claims of illegal rubbish dumping on vacant land in Tin Can Bay, saying no official complaint had been lodged about the mess made at the popular family spot.

 

FULL STORY HERE

 

 

'Bloody unbelievable': Gympie region contest sells out fast

By Scott Kovacevic

 

THE top catch at the 2020 Rainbow Beach Family Fishing Classic is likely a ticket, with entry to this year's event selling out within three days.

Classic organiser Nathan Kropp said the sales were "bloody unbelievable, but at the same … reflect the pandemic".

 

FULL STORY HERE

 

Now you're all caught up, check out our online puzzles or browse today's tributes and funeral notices. And don't forget to follow the Gympie Times on Facebook so you never miss a story.

Gympie Times


Crews battle blaze after truck went up in flames on highway

Premium Content Crews battle blaze after truck went up in flames on highway

Heavy delays are expected on the Bruce Highway after truck fire

‘Some people will never be happy with development'

Premium Content ‘Some people will never be happy with development'

OPINION: Gympie Cr Dan Stewart says red and green tape is easy target and gets a...

Facial recognition to access welfare in overhaul

Premium Content Facial recognition to access welfare in overhaul

Australians will be able to use facial recognition to access welfare through...