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Thu 23 Jan 2020

Police hunt for pair who may be armed after Wide Bay robbery

Police hunt for pair who may be armed after Wide Bay robbery

Detectives investigating the armed robbery of a cafe and a string of other offences have released the identities of two people they want to speak to.

Clear winners, losers emerge as voters rate councillors

premium_icon Clear winners, losers emerge as voters rate councillors

Gympie region residents have not held back in rating the nine members of Gympie Regional Council.

Felt like 31C: Southeast swelters through steamy night

premium_icon Felt like 31C: Southeast swelters through steamy night

If you had a rough sleep overnight, you weren’t the only one: high humidity meant apparent temperatures in Brisbane did not drop below 31C all night.

Hundreds of thousands, 30 businesses hit by company collapse

premium_icon Hundreds of thousands, 30 businesses hit by company collapse

First glimpse at the damage done to Gympie economy by collapse of building company Ri-Con.

LNP’s dairy petition exposes double standard

premium_icon LNP’s dairy petition exposes double standard

The LNP used an overseas company to conduct a petition on the same day it slammed the State Government for awarding a dairy contract to international companies.

Phone fraudster fleeces elderly pensioner

premium_icon Phone fraudster fleeces elderly pensioner

The 80-year-old is warning other elderly residents in the region to be aware of phone scammers, after one hacked into his bank account.

Gympie’s most cringeworthy dating profiles revealed

premium_icon Gympie’s most cringeworthy dating profiles revealed

*Rolls eyes* Here are some of the most cringeworthy Tinder accounts in the Gympie region.

Valley mum remembered as incomparable, a real character

premium_icon Valley mum remembered as incomparable, a real character

Valley woman will be sadly missed after losing her year long battle with cancer.

QPS rejects claim stress has decimated Gympie police numbers

premium_icon QPS rejects claim stress has decimated Gympie police numbers

A Gympie resident who asked to remain anonymous and who is close to a number of local police said as many as 12 officers were currently on stress leave.

Teen hurt in Gympie region motorbike crash

premium_icon Teen hurt in Gympie region motorbike crash

Paramedics treated the young man following the late-night accident.

Fire clearing ‘overkill’ may cost koalas

premium_icon Fire clearing ‘overkill’ may cost koalas

A senior environment officer has raised concerns fire breaks could have a detrimental impact on the local koala population.

Kids hurt, killed after being declared safe

premium_icon Kids hurt, killed after being declared safe

A shocking number of Queensland children were harmed within a year of the Child Safety Department deciding they were safe — including many who died.

Gympie woman flies through intersection in drunken crash

premium_icon Gympie woman flies through intersection in drunken crash

She’d had “four or five heavy stubbies” before leaving a Rainbow Beach address to escape a dispute about fifteen minutes before the crash.

Gympie council says it was told subbies paid

premium_icon Gympie council says it was told subbies paid

Fallout from collapse of Sunshine Coast builder continues.

Gympie subbies reveal extent of Ri-Con fallout

premium_icon Gympie subbies reveal extent of Ri-Con fallout

Gympie plumber calls for overhaul of building industry protection, says system is toothless.

Banned driver of unregistered car ‘not aware of much’: Court

premium_icon Banned driver of unregistered car ‘not aware of much’: Court

He said he didn’t know the car was unregistered and uninsured because he’d only recently purchased it, and didn’t know he had been banned from driving because he’d...

The one reason Gympie DV abuser was spared jail

premium_icon The one reason Gympie DV abuser was spared jail

He terrorised her as she tried to have a shower.

Devils re-sign women’s coach after breakout season

premium_icon Devils re-sign women’s coach after breakout season

‘I wanted to give it 2 years with the girls, it was a little bit heartbreaking losing the grand final’

Wed 22 Jan 2020

5200 jobs in $6 billion roads bonanza

premium_icon 5200 jobs in $6 billion roads bonanza

In what is being touted as the state’s biggest year for road upgrades, nearly $6 billion will be spent and 5200 jobs generated in 2020. SEE IF YOU’LL BENEFIT

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