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Sat 28 Nov 2020

New hope for Gympie’s much maligned $85k Christmas tree

Premium Content New hope for Gympie’s much maligned $85k Christmas tree

The region’s community spirit is energising its Christmas spirit, and residents are being asked to join the fun

Fri 27 Nov 2020

Rural residents ‘get it in the neck’ as water charges double

Premium Content Rural residents ‘get it in the neck’ as water charges double

Gympie water carriers are ‘gobsmacked’ by the staggering hike coming in water prices at the region’s water fill stations, which the council says is necessary to fund...

Court rules on case between former manager and CBD business

Premium Content Court rules on case between former manager and CBD business

Gympie magistrate Chris Callaghan has rejected the claim a ‘secret’ credit card was used to defraud the business and has ordered a hefty sum be paid to former rental...

Thu 26 Nov 2020

PHOTOS: Christmas party season begins under the stars

Premium Content PHOTOS: Christmas party season begins under the stars

Gympie’s business community glammed up to kick off the silly season with a stylish gala on a glorious spring night

Wed 25 Nov 2020

‘I’ve loved it to the end’: Dr Day retires after 40 years

Premium Content ‘I’ve loved it to the end’: Dr Day retires after 40 years

He is Gympie’s longest serving GP, and on the eve of his well deserved retirement, he shares with us his most precious memories, mentors, relationships and...

Outgoing Kybong servo owner shares emotional Matilda story

Premium Content Outgoing Kybong servo owner shares emotional Matilda story

“I saw the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, and when that kangaroo came out with all those kids there were tears streaming down my face.”

Tourist park’s ambitious tilt at exploding grey nomad market

Premium Content Tourist park’s ambitious tilt at exploding grey nomad market

The Gympie region campground and caravan park wants to more than double its capacity from 86 sites to 200

Tue 24 Nov 2020

FIRST LOOK: $14.4m Traveston ‘mega servo’ officially opens

Premium Content FIRST LOOK: $14.4m Traveston ‘mega servo’ officially opens

See the first photos from inside the Bruce Highway service station after it opened its doors for the first time this morning.

New bar under fire as owners owe ‘thousands’ to old staff

Premium Content New bar under fire as owners owe ‘thousands’ to old staff

A bar has come under the microscope of the Fair Work Ombudsman after its recent opening despite its owners reportedly owing “thousands” to staff of a closed venue.

Calculated: How a Gympie mum swindled her boss out of $136k

Premium Content Calculated: How a Gympie mum swindled her boss out of $136k

The 59-year-old Jones Hill woman had been with the business just three weeks when she first started stealing money

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