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Gympie Council officially begins search for new CEO

premium_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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_icon Ghost of CEO's controversies caught up on election day

Controversial CEO's exit was written in poll results

premium_icon 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_icon 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_icon BREAKING: Acting council CEO appointed

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

BREAKING: Council CEO resigns

premium_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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_icon 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_icon BREAKING: Sensational video of council fracas emerges

New video emerges of Mayor and CEO in protester struggle.

Violent brawl at council

premium_icon 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_icon 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_icon 'Future Gympie mayor' demands to see rattler paperwork

Council should show us the Rattler letter of comfort.

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