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Gympie Council officially begins search for new CEO

Premium Content Gympie Council officially begins search for new CEO

Bernard Smith resigned from the post in late April.

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked letter reveals truth behind Fredman exit

Premium Content EXCLUSIVE: Leaked letter reveals truth behind Fredman exit

New light shone on controversial 2016 departure of head of engineering

Departing CEO says no regrets, no staff purge

Premium Content Departing CEO says no regrets, no staff purge

But when he did agree ‘hindsight is a wonderful thing’

Fredman speaks: ‘New blood will lift council’

Premium Content Fredman speaks: ‘New blood will lift council’

Councillor Bob Fredman says this is time of significant change for the Gympie...

Chamber looks to future, despite council upheaval

Premium Content Chamber looks to future, despite council upheaval

“We want to see more win-win situations for business and the council,” Chamber...

AS IT HAPPENED: Gympie reacts to CEO’s resignation

Premium Content AS IT HAPPENED: Gympie reacts to CEO’s resignation

Bernard Smith’s nine years in the job were divisive.

Ghost of CEO's controversies caught up on election day

Premium Content Ghost of CEO's controversies caught up on election day

Controversial CEO's exit was written in poll results

Premium Content Hartwig: I wasn't part of the...

New Mayor addresses CEO's resignations, questions over timing

Hartwig: I wasn’t part of the meeting

Premium Content Hartwig: I wasn’t part of the meeting

New mayor quashes suggestions he had final say in CEO’s departure

BREAKING: Acting council CEO appointed

Premium Content BREAKING: Acting council CEO appointed

An acting CEO has been appointed following the shock resignation of Bernard Smith.

BREAKING: Council CEO resigns

Premium Content BREAKING: Council CEO resigns

Hunt begins for new chief as Bernard Smith’s nine-year run ends

Gympie Council denies refusing pandemic leave to staff

Premium Content Gympie Council denies refusing pandemic leave to staff

CEO says union claims are inaccurate, calls request ‘blanket approach’.

Council votes to suppress Rattler report

Premium Content Council votes to suppress Rattler report

Clear divide among councillors as motion to release controversial Rattler report...

Mayor: Small minority have given CEO ‘raw deal’

Premium Content Mayor: Small minority have given CEO ‘raw deal’

Councillor tells Mayor he went ‘over the top’ in final speech.

CEO: Council has a plan to return to surplus

Premium Content CEO: Council has a plan to return to surplus

Gympie council CEO has defended the financial position following critical state...

BREAKING: Sensational video of council fracas emerges

Premium Content BREAKING: Sensational video of council fracas emerges

New video emerges of Mayor and CEO in protester struggle.

Violent brawl at council

Premium Content Violent brawl at council

Video of a violent brawl that took place between Aboriginal protesters and council...

Attempt to boot CEO ends with a whimper

Premium Content Attempt to boot CEO ends with a whimper

Bernard Smith risked facing the second no confidence motion of his term with Gympie...

'Future Gympie mayor' demands to see rattler paperwork

Premium Content 'Future Gympie mayor' demands to see rattler paperwork

Council should show us the Rattler letter of comfort.

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