Council Corner December 2022


Do you know someone who deserves to be nominated for an Australia Day Award? Nominations for the 2023 Awards are now open!

The categories are:

– Citizen of the Year Award

– Young Citizen of the Year Award

– Resilience Award

– Creative Award

– Sports Award

– Community Group, Event or Organisation of the Year Award

For further information, or to place a nomination, visit

Youth week

Are you interested in helping us create a fantastic Youth Week 2023 event?

Youth Week is an annual celebration of young people and the contributions they make to Queensland communities. We’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas on how we can make Youth Week 2023 a fun and exciting event!

If you’re aged 12 to 25 and you’d like to have your say, get involved or gain some skills in event planning and management – we’d love to hear from you.

Complete our quick survey at (link can be found on GRC website and Facebook page) or email 

Sue McLean, Gaias Carpet, 2022

Sue McLean, Gaias Carpet, 2022

Awesome new exhibition

The Earth Beneath our Feet, which is a joint exhibition by Sally Spencer and Sue McLean of painting and installation work that celebrates the life force of Gaia – Mother Earth is coming to the Gympie Regional Gallery on Friday 2 December to Saturday 4 February 2023.

Entry to the Gympie Regional Gallery at 39 Nash Street is free, with opening hours from 10am to 4pm Tuesday to Saturday.

For more information, or to make bookings for workshops and themed activities, visit or call 5481 0733.

Disaster preparedness

Would you like some help preparing a disaster plan for your local community club, group or organisation?

If you’re in the Gympie region we’d be happy to help and to also share some tips and ideas for disaster planning.

We’ll be holding two free workshop sessions on Wednesday, 30 November 2022 (2pm-4pm and 5.30pm-7.30pm) at the Pavilion, Exhibition Road, Southside.

If you’d like to attend, please register by calling 1300 307 800 or emailing us at:

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