January 2020

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 5:48 PM

GYMPIE region graziers faces a desperate feed shortage, as drought and bushfires decimate pasture and destroy stocks of hay and grain, Gympie farm supply businessman Tom Grady said yesterday.

‘Desperate’ crop shortages to continue, despite rain

GYMPIE region graziers faces a desperate feed shortage, as drought and bushfires decimate pasture and destroy stocks of hay and grain, Gympie farm supply businessman Tom Grady said yesterday.

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 4:25 PM

BUSHFIRES and drought have left Australia facing a pollination crisis which will affect supplies of all pollinated fruit, nuts and vegetables, bee keepers have warned.

Fruit, nuts and vegie crisis as bees are burned out in eastern Australia

BUSHFIRES and drought have left Australia facing a pollination crisis which will affect supplies of all pollinated fruit, nuts and vegetables, bee keepers have warned.

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 1:07 PM

LIKE clouds, only scary, bushfire smoke was still a visibility hazard as former Gympie woman Briony Calarco drove from Sydney this week to check on the farm her partner jointly owns with friends near Bega.

In the fire zone – Gympie woman’s haunting experience

LIKE clouds, only scary, bushfire smoke was still a visibility hazard as former Gympie woman Briony Calarco drove from Sydney this week to check on the farm her partner jointly owns with friends near Bega.

Published a story 16th Jan 2020 4:12 PM

RAIN had become a hypothetical concept at Glenwood when Col Lawson came to Gympie to fill up the 1000l container on the back of his utility.

Glenwood prays for rain as council backup systems struggle

RAIN had become a hypothetical concept at Glenwood when Col Lawson came to Gympie to fill up the 1000l container on the back of his utility.

Published a story 16th Jan 2020 3:30 PM

GYMPIE furniture retailers, Stephen and Naomi Davies, of Beds R Us in Red Hill Rd, say they are still in business, small thanks to potentially disastrous misreporting on national television.

Gympie store says reports of demise greatly exaggerated

GYMPIE furniture retailers, Stephen and Naomi Davies, of Beds R Us in Red Hill Rd, say they are still in business, small thanks to potentially disastrous misreporting on national television.

Published a story 16th Jan 2020 8:20 AM

WESTERN Gympie districts appear to have received the lion’s share of variable rain across the region.

Rainfall incredibly variable across Gympie region

WESTERN Gympie districts appear to have received the lion’s share of variable rain across the region.

Published a story 15th Jan 2020 4:21 PM

GYMPIE region farmers are copping it from all sides as drought hits them and their customers in the hip pocket.

Drought hits farmers from all directions

GYMPIE region farmers are copping it from all sides as drought hits them and their customers in the hip pocket.

Published a story 14th Jan 2020 4:09 PM

A YOUNG Southside mum’s first night out in years ended disastrously with assault charges that brought her to Gympie Magistrates Court this week.

Single mum’s night out goes badly wrong: Gympie court

A YOUNG Southside mum’s first night out in years ended disastrously with assault charges that brought her to Gympie Magistrates Court this week.

Published a story 14th Jan 2020 2:56 PM

GYMPIE region water supplies are rapidly approaching crisis point, with big reported drops in dam levels.

Gympie water resources approach critical levels

GYMPIE region water supplies are rapidly approaching crisis point, with big reported drops in dam levels.

Published a story 13th Jan 2020 5:08 PM

A TAMAREE woman who last month refused a magistrate’s order to stop yelling at him in court, yesterday challenged the court’s right to try her for contempt.

Gympie woman tells court the law is illegal

A TAMAREE woman who last month refused a magistrate’s order to stop yelling at him in court, yesterday challenged the court’s right to try her for contempt.

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