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Thu 6 Sep 2018

Last chance to take a trip back in time

Last chance to take a trip back in time

Medieval village to throw open its doors once more.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

GIG GUIDE: Your guide to entertainment in Gympie this week

GIG GUIDE: Your guide to entertainment in Gympie this week

Find out who is playing where this weekend and find out how your live gig can be listed for free next time.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Inappropriate, hilarious YouTube sensation heading to Gympie

Inappropriate, hilarious YouTube sensation heading to Gympie

Inappropriate at every level yet hilariously relatable and very, very Australian

GOLD RUSH FIASCO: More talk needed, councillors say

premium_icon GOLD RUSH FIASCO: More talk needed, councillors say

People power rules the day as controversial decision overturned, but councillors say moving the parade was only a "passing comment” among many ideas.

VOTE: Is the new Gold Rush Parade route the best option?

VOTE: Is the new Gold Rush Parade route the best option?

Council reverses course on excluding Mary St from iconic parade; but how long should the parade route actually be?

Fri 31 Aug 2018

Council to decide fate of region's major rural asset

premium_icon Council to decide fate of region's major rural asset

Millions of dollars can be injected directly into the Gympie economy from just one sale day, so the council needs to get this right

Thu 30 Aug 2018

Council to take Gold Rush parade out of Mary St

Council to take Gold Rush parade out of Mary St

The marshalling area will be situated along Lady Mary Terrace, accessed via Caledonian Hill, Apollonian Vale or Red Hill Road

WHAT'S ON: Don't miss these live acts this weekend

WHAT'S ON: Don't miss these live acts this weekend

Want to know who is playing live where? Check out this week's Gympie gig guide.

Wed 29 Aug 2018

The story behind Chad Morgan's most personal song

premium_icon The story behind Chad Morgan's most personal song

"IT'S surprising how many people it affects; sometimes I look up from the stage and I'll see them crying."

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Gympie pub to help drought farmers with beers this weekend

premium_icon Gympie pub to help drought farmers with beers this weekend

It's the Australian way to help a mate when things are tough and 1000 pubs and clubs across Australia are committing to help our farming mates

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Meerkats are finally here

premium_icon Meerkats are finally here

THEY'RE not the three musketeers, but Imu, Otavi and Leo are the three meerkats set to call our region home.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

Tourist town taken over as coast hosts two-day triathlon

Tourist town taken over as coast hosts two-day triathlon

More than 500 people have hit the beach, with entrant numbers surging.

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Countdown on to big blues and rock lineup

Countdown on to big blues and rock lineup

Music is not the only thing on the festival's agenda, though - bush volleyball is coming too.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

Rev up! Drag racing is back, baby

premium_icon Rev up! Drag racing is back, baby

IT HAD a break but now the smell of burnt rubber will fill the air again.

Thu 2 Aug 2018

World War One photos turned into artwork at Gallery

premium_icon World War One photos turned into artwork at Gallery

HISTORIC war photographs have been turned into pieces of art as part of a new exhibition at the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery.

Sat 21 Jul 2018

Coast man's rise from hitting rock bottom

premium_icon Coast man's rise from hitting rock bottom

LIVING from the boot of his car, turned away from a caravan park and any shot at housing, Keith was a far cry from his stable life in Sydney.

Fri 20 Jul 2018

International spectacular to play in Gympie

International spectacular to play in Gympie

There's a showcase of amazing human feats coming to Gympie and you're not going to want to miss it.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Winter trees on Mary is almost here

Winter trees on Mary is almost here

More stalls, rides and fun for this year's event

1500 hit Rainbow Beach ahead of major competition

1500 hit Rainbow Beach ahead of major competition

Vacancies few and far between at region's popular tourist spot, with organisers saying "It's booked out" well in advance of the start date.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Gympie horse ride lands major sponsor

premium_icon Gympie horse ride lands major sponsor

Event gets big boost as major Australian brand joins the party for the first time.

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