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 February 11, 2010

A Star Attraction; New Recruits Love Gympie
FAMILY ties and an opportunity to learn at one of the best police stations for training have lured six new police recruits to serve their first year and beyond in the Gympie police district. The Gympie connection was strongest for Constable Trudy...
Coast Guard Saves and Educates; Valuable Service Looking for Volunteers
Byline: Tin Phone 5488 0500 TIN Can Bay's Coast Guard Commander, Jim George, was special guest speaker at Monday morning's meeting of Tin Can Bay QCWA. Jim spoke generally about the aims and purpose of the coast guard in the community and of...
COUNCILLORS TAKE THEIR ANNUAL PAY RISE Unanimous Vote Adopts Rise; MILLION-DOLLAR TOTAL COST
Byline: Arthur Gorrie GYMPIE Region councillors yesterday voted themselves a 3.1 per cent pay rise, taking their total wages and perks bill into million-dollar territory. The nine councillors, led by Mayor Ron Dyne, will cost ratepayers a total...
Families Encouraged to Hit the Waves Together; Rainbow Beach Boardriding Keen to Get More People of All Ages Surfing
Byline: Rainbow Phone 5486 3159 PARTICULARLY in a place like Rainbow, boardriding should be a family sport and that's exactly what Rainbow Beach Boardriders Club secretary Theresa Dargusch would like to see a everyone enjoying the beach, in particular...
Gibson Wants MRD Re-Think
GYMPIE MP David Gibson has taken to State Parliament his call for the State Government to scrap its plans to phase out the Gympie office of the Department of Transport and Main Roads. Mr Gibson said yesterday he had presented a petition to Parliament...
Guilty Plea to A[euro][approximately]unusual Charge'
"A HIGHLY unusual chargea arose against an Amamoor man who gave a friend one of his prescription drugs the day before his friend died. There has been no inquest into the 35-year-old man's death. However, Gary John Weeding, 59, pleaded guilty at...
Man Faces Court over Burglaries from Here to Childers; Alleged Suspect in 100 Offences
A MAN wanted for questioning over up to 100 break-ins in the Wide Bay Burnett area has been caught by police at Torbanlea after being recognised by an off-duty police officer. Eric Dutzmann appeared in the Maryborough Magistrates Court on Tuesday...
Marina Locked in Now for Bay Marina Project Goes to Garrett
GYMPIE Regional Council yesterday reluctantly formalised its decision to approve its part of a controversial marina proposal at Tin Can Bay. "Caught between a rock wall and a hard place," as Cr Julie Walker observed last week, councillors unanimously...
Our Solace by the Sea; Fire Victims on Welcome Break
Byline: Carly Morrissey A SEA change to Rainbow Beach for Victorian bush fire victims Liz Hoffman and Callan Hughes on the date marking one year since the devastating fires in 2009, has helped the couple to move on. Both Ms Hoffman and Mr Hughes...
ROGERS STEPS UP TO THE BIG TIME World Cup Selection on the Line
Byline: Matthew Lee FORMER Gympie Devils senior player Billy Rogers makes his big debut in a first grade NRL game this weekend. Rogers will be joining the Melbourne Storm line-up in Rockhampton Saturday evening for a pre-season trial match against...
Small School's Big Spirit Secures Brilliant Award
Byline: Jannette Parke IT was a bigger reveal than Kirsty Alley showing off her new svelte figure on Oprah. The first glimpse of Gympie Special School's dazzling new staffroom was met with gasps of astonishment, all thanks to their win in the...
Teams Ready to Go in Final Volleyball Trials
GYMPIE Volleyball stages the final night of trial matches of the open competition at The Pavilion tonight. Matches will get underway from 6pm and the open competition will be split into three grades. Gympie volleyball spokesperson Rod Tebbutt...
Three Enrolments to Keep Teacher's Job; Transfer from Central Likely
Byline: Carly Morrissey THREE more students, that's all it would take to stop one of Gympie Central State School's teachers from being transferred to another school. Gympie Central's P and C president Andrew Hosking said he was yet to find out...
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