October 2020

Published a story 30th Oct 2020 4:27 PM

Voters are advised to get to the polling booth early as severe storms are set to turn the southeast decidedly ‘unsunny’, with the strongest likelihood of storms from late morning onwards

Saturday shaping up for explosive weather in Gympie region

Voters are advised to get to the polling booth early as severe storms are set to turn the southeast decidedly ‘unsunny’, with the strongest likelihood of storms from late morning onwards

Published a story 30th Oct 2020 1:15 PM

Tony Perrett has dismissed as an ALP “scare campaign” the claim that the LNP will axe a planned $18 million upgrade of Six Mile Creek Bridge near Pomona if elected

Perrett labels secret regional road cuts a ‘scare campaign’

Tony Perrett has dismissed as an ALP “scare campaign” the claim that the LNP will axe a planned $18 million upgrade of Six Mile Creek Bridge near Pomona if elected

Published a story 30th Oct 2020 9:40 AM

A man in his early 50s has escaped the fire that gutted his Gympie region home this morning, ‘staggering’ out from a shed on a nearby property

’I spent the night in your shed’

A man in his early 50s has escaped the fire that gutted his Gympie region home this morning, ‘staggering’ out from a shed on a nearby property

Published a story 29th Oct 2020 5:01 PM

A construction contract has been awarded to Hazell Bros Qld, and works are scheduled to begin within days with a completion date of April 2021

Life-saving $8.1m Gympie project about to get underway

A construction contract has been awarded to Hazell Bros Qld, and works are scheduled to begin within days with a completion date of April 2021

Published a story 29th Oct 2020 3:35 PM

Gympie owners ‘hoping’ champion stayer will turn his recent string of poor placings around to be a real chance in the 160th running of the race

Gympie gelding at long odds in $8m Melbourne Cup

Gympie owners ‘hoping’ champion stayer will turn his recent string of poor placings around to be a real chance in the 160th running of the race

Published a story 29th Oct 2020 3:15 PM

There are 24 polling booths throughout the region and 8 candidates contesting the local seat

FULL LIST: Where to vote in Gympie region

There are 24 polling booths throughout the region and 8 candidates contesting the local seat

Published a story 29th Oct 2020 12:27 PM

Nine years ago today, Gympie brothers Dale, then 25, and Ashley Birt, 22, were on deployment in Afghanistan in a secured green zone when an Afghan National Army soldier turned an automatic weapon on Australian soldiers participating in a weekly parade.

Rest in peace Ash. We will remember you

Nine years ago today, Gympie brothers Dale, then 25, and Ashley Birt, 22, were on deployment in Afghanistan in a secured green zone when an Afghan National Army soldier turned an automatic weapon on Australian soldiers participating in a weekly parade.

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 5:26 PM

Wednesday brought the best falls yet for many parts of the Gympie region, but there is more to come

135mm: When the rain will lash Gympie region again

Wednesday brought the best falls yet for many parts of the Gympie region, but there is more to come

Published a story 28th Oct 2020 4:31 PM

Gympie state election 2020 candidates tell us when they think the border should be reopened

Should the Queensland border be reopened?

Gympie state election 2020 candidates tell us when they think the border should be reopened

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