Professionals Gympie

Professionals Gympie

192-194 Mary Street  Gympie, QLD 4570
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Local Info Today Gympie is the Centre of a wide & diverse economic base. Gold - that precious yellow metal is being mined deep underground from the same area that it was over 120 years ago. Exploratory drilling has proven reserves, that will be mined for years to come. Large state forests at Toolara of Plantation Pine is a big employer as is the follow on Industries of the Particle Board Factory in Gympie & the Laminex Factory at Goomboorian. The local family owned Nolan Meatworks supplies choice cuts of local Beef Australia wide & will soon be exporting to high price markets such as Japan. Once their expansion is complete they will be one of the districts major employers in the Cooloola Shire. Nestle's, the only Coffee factory they own in Australia has recently completed a massive expansion in Gympie & is expanding its already large workforce. Historically Gympie has been a large dairying area & that industry is now emerging from the traumas of deregulation. Beef raising, small crops, horticulture, stonefruit & flowers are only some of the diverse range of agricultutal persuits undertaken in the Cooloola Shire. Nowadays, you can relive the tradition that has given Gympie its special place in History. At the Gold Mining Museum, displays covering the gold rush days are mingled with exhibits such as the Lighthorse Museum and Andrew Fisher House to provide an outstanding range of cultural as well as historical exhibits. Other attractions such as the Mary Valley Heritage Railway and Woodworks Forestry and Timber museum provide outstanding links to the region's railway and timber history. The city's heart is Mary Street, a fantastic blend of shopping, heritage and nearby parkland that combines the activity of a regional centre with the relaxed, carefree atmosphere of a rural town. Take a heritage walk past traditional shopfronts as well as excellent examples of nineteenth century architecture. Or stroll to a coffee shop and take in the casual atmosphere that seems to be lost in the modern era. Gympie's location, right on the Bruce Highway about a 2 hour drive north of Brisbane, makes it easily accessible for travellers looking for a special slice of Queensland. It's centrally located to the breathtaking coastline of Rainbow Beach, the dolphins of Tin Can Bay, and the rural hinterland of the Mary Valley. Each year in August sees the Annual Country Music Muster held in the Amamoor State Forest and attracts Country Music Fans from all over Australia. Run over 3 days the Festival has been going for over 20 years & this year saw approximately 60,000 people attend. The normal peaceful forest becomes a real tent city for days before as eager fans stake their camping area. Buses ferry both campers & day visitors to the main entertaining areas & the carnival atmosphere is one of this events great attractions. Come and visit us in Gympie and see what makes us a special place in which to invest & live.

Agents from Professionals Gympie

Ashley Coleman
Bill Purcell
Carol Coleman
Catherine Buckley
Christy Scott
Elena Strauss

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