Council aims to foster a community that is active, diverse, creative and engaged.

Key features of the Gympie community include sport and recreation activities, libraries, local arts and culture events, community services and development, and preservation and protection of local heritage. Council also promotes interaction and physical activity through a range of programs and initiatives, and inclusivity for all ages and abilities in the community.

Gympie Regional Council continues to support a strong community volunteer workforce, advocate for ageing residents and cater for youth.