January 2021

Published a story 26th Jan 2021 7:58 PM

Smiles were everywhere as the region gathered to celebrate the volunteers and new citizens, and have a lot of fun too

GALLERY: 44 happy faces at Gympie’s Australia Day party

Smiles were everywhere as the region gathered to celebrate the volunteers and new citizens, and have a lot of fun too

Published a story 26th Jan 2021 6:54 PM

‘You can just be who you are’: UK-born Colette Brennan praises welcoming culture. She is one of several people who became Aussies in Gympie on Australia Day.

GALLERY: Meet Gympie’s newest citizens

‘You can just be who you are’: UK-born Colette Brennan praises welcoming culture. She is one of several people who became Aussies in Gympie on Australia Day.

Published a story 26th Jan 2021 12:32 PM

Citizen of the year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Event of the Year announced at Southside award ceremony

REVEALED: 2021 Gympie Citizen of the Year recipients

Citizen of the year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Event of the Year announced at Southside award ceremony

Published a story 25th Jan 2021 5:30 PM

The convicted drug trafficker has been fined after being caught with three more illegal substances

Southside drug trafficker busted with stash

The convicted drug trafficker has been fined after being caught with three more illegal substances

Published a story 25th Jan 2021 5:28 PM

The case was a testing one for magistrate Chris Callaghan, who had barely finished telling the accused man’s girlfriend to stop yelling, when he caught the defendant sending her a heart symbol with his hands on the video link from jail

Goldfields car park accused says he ‘didn’t bash no-one’

The case was a testing one for magistrate Chris Callaghan, who had barely finished telling the accused man’s girlfriend to stop yelling, when he caught the defendant sending her a heart symbol with his hands on the video link from jail

Published a story 25th Jan 2021 3:37 PM

The 27-year-old German was caught with ketamine at an illegal rave near Gympie the day after New Year’s Eve

WATCH: Illegal rave DJ detained by border security in Gympie

The 27-year-old German was caught with ketamine at an illegal rave near Gympie the day after New Year’s Eve

Published a story 24th Jan 2021 3:33 PM

Gympie MP Tony Perrett and his wife crested a hill to see the 58-year-old waving at them frantically

Missing man 'obviously pleased to see us'

Gympie MP Tony Perrett and his wife crested a hill to see the 58-year-old waving at them frantically

Published a story 24th Jan 2021 2:19 PM

A man has been located more than two weeks after going missing. He survived by sleeping on the ground, drinking dam water and eating mushrooms.

Missing man found after search called off

A man has been located more than two weeks after going missing. He survived by sleeping on the ground, drinking dam water and eating mushrooms.

Published a story 24th Jan 2021 1:23 PM

A stunning downturn in offences ended a 20-year-high spike in reported theft crimes including petrol drive offs and stealing

Why theft in Gympie dropped 24 per cent in 2020

A stunning downturn in offences ended a 20-year-high spike in reported theft crimes including petrol drive offs and stealing

Published a story 24th Jan 2021 11:44 AM

The Gympie council meets for the first time this year on Wednesday

6 things to be discussed at council's first meeting of year

The Gympie council meets for the first time this year on Wednesday

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