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‘Step in the right direction’: Council drops range of fees

Premium Content ‘Step in the right direction’: Council drops range of fees

Gympie Regional Council Mayor Glen Hartwig has applauded his council’s unanimous...

Councillors in t-shirts ‘show ignorance of  expectations’

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LETTER: Mistakenly or otherwise, the (Gympie region) at large respects the council...

Crowded houses, no green spaces: Gympie’s ugly urban sprawl

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LETTER: Gympie Regional Council must step in and ensure that new housing estates...

Gender equality in councils? Think again: Dolly Jensen

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Gympie councillor Dolly Jensen has lamented the tiny inroads made on the gender pay...

‘Disgusting’: Something in the water at Cooloola Cove

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A Cooloola Cove resident has had to get water from his neighbour for the past week...

‘Not jobs for mates’: Mayor’s stand on awarding council tenders

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The Gympie mayor and CEO have addressed a large meeting of business leaders on the...

Business leaders welcome good news about Gympie’s future

Premium Content Business leaders welcome good news about Gympie’s future

A surprise suggestion from the floor of the packed meeting that Mayor Glen Hartwig...

Gympie wastewater still not being tested for COVID

Premium Content Gympie wastewater still not being tested for COVID

More council areas are having their wastewater tested, and parts of the Gympie...

UNPRECEDENTED: Council slammed for sitting on ‘green’ money

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Gympie region environmental groups have joined forces to demand their share of...

Questions from protest meeting at the Gympie Town Hall

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LETTER: I wonder how the council’s duty of care allowed a pregnant woman to be...

POWER 40 FULL LIST: Gympie region’s most influential of 2020

Premium Content POWER 40 FULL LIST: Gympie region’s most influential of 2020

They are the men and women who wielded the most influence and power in the Gympie...

Grub fined $2100 for dumping his rubbish in nature reserve

Premium Content Grub fined $2100 for dumping his rubbish in nature reserve

The Gympie region is no stranger to grubs dumping their rubbish illegally, with...

Overwhelming support for RV park at Showgrounds

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Of all four options put to readers, building an RV park in Tozer Street drew the...

7000 reasons Gympie dog owners were hit with new $15 fee

Premium Content 7000 reasons Gympie dog owners were hit with new $15 fee

Paying for rangers and the pound, and maintaining and planning new off-leash dog...

‘I know this seems harsh’: New fee for dog owners defended

Premium Content ‘I know this seems harsh’: New fee for dog owners defended

‘In terms of fiscal responsibility we’d little choice, especially given the cost of...