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Great Things are Happening

What a huge fortnight we have had! The Chamber has been at the coal face in truly pivotal meetings with key departments at GRC. All members of the board are buoyed by the positivity and cohesion coming from these meetings. Great things are happening. Last fortnights...

No One is Coming to Save Gympie

No One is Coming to Save Gympie “No one is coming to save you!” We have heard it from a lot of visiting expert heavy hitters now. ‘Why should they even care about Gympie?’ Is also a question I have heard multiple times. Although they may not care about Gympie as such,...

2019 Business Awards

Were you nominated? It has been a busy fortnight for the Chamber with the upcoming Business Awards, the launch of our brand new website, and forward planning for our next breakfast meeting to be held on the 23rd August.. The 2019 Business Awards We received a record...

We Need to Sell Our Region

Misery loves company; do you think that is the reason there seems to be a negative “feeling” in town? Perhaps it is the fact that negativity seems to steal all the oxygen from the room and demand the most attention. If you look below this article you will more than...

A Reason to Stop In Gympie

“The best breakfast meeting so far!” “Outstanding, I am truly inspired” “I love the focus Neil had on youth employment” These comments are just a sample of the direct feedback we received following our latest breakfast meeting featuring Neil Glentworth on the 18th...

Economic Growth for Gympie

With so much negativity drowning out all positivity at the moment, the 18th of July will be a great chance to get some positive vibes at the Chamber’s next breakfast meeting. Whether you are a local business person or a member of the public wanting to make a...

Economic Development Plan

It is hard to believe we find ourselves at the end of another financial year. June the 12th saw a fantastic meeting held by GRC and the Combined Chambers. The meeting was an early look at the draft Economic Development plan for the next five years for our region....

Some Great Ideas On How To Make Mary Street Even Better

What a huge fortnight we have had! The Chamber has been at the coal face in truly pivotal meetings with key departments at GRC. All members of the board are buoyed by the positivity and cohesion coming from these meetings. Great things are happening. Last fortnights...

United We Stand

Gympie is the winner of yet another dubious honour as winner of the ‘Most Boarded Up Shop Fronts in the Main Street’ with a total of 62. The Courier Mail released an article on the 20th of April stating that regional main street businesses are closing at an alarming...