Gympie Times, The Qld.

The Gympie Times is a newspaper covering events and information in the Gympie Gold Rush region. It is published daily Tuesday through Saturday by APN News & Media Ltd. with editorial headquarters in New South Wales, Australia. It has been in publication since 1868.

Articles from January 15, 2009

Bay Resident Gear Up for Australia Day
Byline: Tin Can Bay Cheryl Ferguson Phone 5488 0500 AUSTRALIA Day will be celebrated at the Tin Can Bay Country Club on January 26. Special golf and bowls games are planned, as well as a jumping castle for the kids, face painting and other games,...
{BIG CAT ON THE PROWL?} {Gympie 'Paws' on Film}; {{lsquo}Plawsible' Prints Put Gympie on the Map} {Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back into the Bush.}
Byline: Jannette Parke GLENWOOD'S David Nelmes reckons he's known all along that the creature that padded stealthily around his water tank one night, leaving muddy paw prints the size of bread and butter plates across his back patio, was a big,...
Get a Jab to Avoid Killer Infant Cough
Byline: Jannette Parke A KILLER cough that can be fatal to babies is on the increase and Gympie families are being warned by Queensland Health to keep their whooping cough vaccinations up-to-date in 2009, to avoid placing newborn babies at risk...
{Gympie's Link to Tennis Talent } {Qld Junior Players Thrive on Big Stage}; Kubler Leaves an Impression on One of the World's Best
Byline: Matthew Lee DETAILS have emerged of a Gympie link with the recently concluded Brisbane International tennis tournament and rising junior tennis talent Jason Kubler. Kubler, 15, member of the Brisbane National Academy, was one of a number...
More Growing Pains; Southside Traffic Woes Strike
Byline: Arthur Gorrie GYMPIE'S major Southside traffic artery is due for a major Government upgrade, but regional councillors say they are worried about potential side effects. They are also worried about a backlash from Gympie South State School...
O'Sullivan Moves On
Byline: Matthew Lee GYMPIE State High School teacher Luke O'Sullivan today embarks on a new journey in his career when he takes up a transfer to Weipa in the state's far north. And while the move promises great things for his early career, the...
Our View; Southside Road Planning Is a Big Challenge
AT last the traffic problems of Gympie's Southside appear to be on the Main Roads Department's planning agenda but any upgrade is sure to bring some pain. For about a decade the Southside's main artery has been carrying a traffic volume that would...
Precious as Platinum
Byline: Lee Gailer MORE precious than silver and rarer than gold, platinum is a fitting description for the 70 years Darrell and Vera Gluch have spent together as a married couple. The nonagenarians celebrated their wedding anniversary yesterday...
Rural 'Silver Lining'
Byline: Arthur Gorrie RECENT financial storm clouds have combined with the real thing - recent stormy weather - to help Gympie region farmers cope with impossible fertiliser prices, according to Tom Grady Rural Merchandise store manager Gary Lund....
Working the Maton Magic to Cool Kids; Banking on Signed Guitar to Raise Money
Byline: Lee Gailer NEXT summer, the students of Chatsworth State School could be educated in cool classrooms thanks to a Maton guitar and the fundraising efforts of two passionate locals. Chatsworth parent Loueen Sewell and 4GY's Ben Sorensen...
Workshop Will Delight Those in Wine Industry
A HOST of flavours and aromas - from berry to beetroot to chocolate can influence the aroma and quality of a wine. Unsavoury traits on the other hand can wreck a wine, as University of Adelaide Wine Science lecturer Dr Kerry Wilkinson is discovering...