February 2020

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 6:54 PM

GYMPIE Regional Council downplays what amounts to a secret water emergency as big water trucks delivered tonnes of water to Imbil, Kandanga and Amamoor.

Secret water emergency as trucks rush to Mary Valley

GYMPIE Regional Council downplays what amounts to a secret water emergency as big water trucks delivered tonnes of water to Imbil, Kandanga and Amamoor.

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 5:46 PM

GYMPIE road and river conditions are rapidly returning to normal as rivers and creeks swiftly carry away the flood waters.But more rain is forecast in the coming week.

After the flood, Gympie celebrates its close call

GYMPIE road and river conditions are rapidly returning to normal as rivers and creeks swiftly carry away the flood waters.But more rain is forecast in the coming week.

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 4:03 PM

BELIEVE it or not, some Gympie region property owners are still praying for rain.

Green drought goes on for some Gympie region farmers

BELIEVE it or not, some Gympie region property owners are still praying for rain.

Published a story 14th Feb 2020 9:19 AM

ROADS are reopening across Gympie region as river levels drop and flood peaks pass downstream, but there is more rain on the way.

UPDATE: Roads re-open as flood peak passes Gympie, Coondoo

ROADS are reopening across Gympie region as river levels drop and flood peaks pass downstream, but there is more rain on the way.

Published a story 13th Feb 2020 5:00 PM

FARMERS are rejoicing, Borumba Dam is full and so far Gympie region has been spared a major flood, but what comes next?

Flood alert as heavy rain soaks Gympie region

FARMERS are rejoicing, Borumba Dam is full and so far Gympie region has been spared a major flood, but what comes next?

Published a story 13th Feb 2020 2:47 PM

GYMPIE school bus operator, Polleys Coaches, reports that the 170 students it normally transports between their schools and the Cooloola Coast made it home this afternoon.

FLOOD UPDATE: Flood waters slow just in time for Coast students

GYMPIE school bus operator, Polleys Coaches, reports that the 170 students it normally transports between their schools and the Cooloola Coast made it home this afternoon.

Published a story 13th Feb 2020 8:31 AM

JAMES Nash High School students from Rainbow Beach have been sent home as authorities prepare to close Coondoo Creek Bridge.

FLOOD UPDATE: Bridge closure from noon as students sent home

JAMES Nash High School students from Rainbow Beach have been sent home as authorities prepare to close Coondoo Creek Bridge.

Published a story 13th Feb 2020 7:29 AM

A CIVIL but impassioned difference over democracy and professionalism marked a State of the Region business breakfast at Gympie Civic Centre yesterday.

Tough talk at Gympie State of the Region meet

A CIVIL but impassioned difference over democracy and professionalism marked a State of the Region business breakfast at Gympie Civic Centre yesterday.

Published a story 13th Feb 2020 7:12 AM

GYMPIE region should be preparing to take advantage of Sunshine Coast growth and the South East Queensland Olympics, which could see funding made available for transport and other facilities.

Gympie business told to create wealth, harness Olympic bid

GYMPIE region should be preparing to take advantage of Sunshine Coast growth and the South East Queensland Olympics, which could see funding made available for transport and other facilities.

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