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Maintenance and Construction Activities Keep Crews Busy

Gympie Regional Council construction and road maintenance crews have a busy two weeks on the cards as they work on the following construction projects and road maintenance activities.

Construction
Investigator Avenue, Cooloola Cove.
Cooloola Coast Pathway Phase 1.
Cavanagh Road – Seal Gravel Road and dust suppression.
Our Towns – Rainbow Beach.
Irvine Road - Seal Gravel Road.

Road Maintenance
Meddleton Road, Amamoor - Asphalt repairs.
Kandanga Creek Road, Kandanga - Asphalt repairs.
Ironstone Creek Road, Tuchekoi - Asphalt repairs.
Lowe Road, Bollier - Asphalt repairs.
Burnett Highway, various - Asphalt repairs.
North Deep Creek Road, North Deep Creek - Gravel re-sheeting.
Woondum Road, Woondum - Maintenance grading.
Reinke Road, Glastonbury - Maintenance grading.
Manumbar Road, Manumbar - Culvert and drainage repairs.
West Coast Road, Kilkivan - Drainage and culvert repairs.
Smith Road, Monkland - Stormwater repairs.
Mary Street, Gympie – Paver and tree surround repairs.
Bombala Crescent, Rainbow Beach – Stormwater pit repairs.
Eel Creek Road, Pie Creek – Linemarking.
Rocks and Megan Road intersection, Pie Creek – Linemarking.
Rocks and Herron Road intersection, Pie creek – Linemarking.
Cedar Pocket Road, Cedar Pocket – Linemarking.
Kinbombi Road, Kinbombi – Drainage repairs.
Manyung Road, Manyung – Drainage repairs.
Nash Road, Tamaree – Drainage repairs.
Delray Road, Mothar Mountain - Drainage repairs.
Beenham Valley Road, Beenham Valley - Drainage repairs.
Goodyear Road, Cedar Pocket - Drainage repairs.
Miva Road, Miva - Shoulder repairs.
Rainbow Beach Road, Rainbow Beach - Shoulder repairs.
Gympie Woolooga Road, Woolooga - Shoulder repairs.
Burnett Highway, Goomeri - Culvert repairs.
Kin Road, Wolvi - Culvert repairs.
Calumet Road, Goomboorian - Gravel patching.
Dixon Road, Kia Ora - Gravel patching.
Hill Road, Mothar Mountain - Gravel patching.
Ross Road, Goomboorian - Gravel patching.
McIntosh Creek Road, Calico Creek - Gravel patching.
Mullins Creek Road, Goomboorian - Gravel patching.
Window Road, Canina - Gravel patching.
Scrub Road, Tandur - Gravel patching.
Sunshine Road, Wolvi - Gravel patching.
Johnson Road, Kia Ora - Gravel patching. 


A message from Councillor Warren Polley - Wednesday, 21 October 2020 A message from Councillor Warren Polley - Wednesday, 21 October 2020

What’s your reason?

The tagline – a natural place to live, work and play – is a common one throughout regional councils across the country. Clearly, all councils want the same things for their region in terms of prosperity and lifestyle, so why should a potential new resident choose one region over all the other regions who are offering similar dreams and prospects?  These reasons are as many and varied as the individuals who hold to them. 

At the recent Chamber of Commerce breakfast, we had high school students who’s priority was around educational options – they are in the early stages of their pathway in life. They were motivated to ‘live’.  The young families just wanted a stable job. They were motivated to ‘work’. Then one stately gentleman, who was clearly in the later leg of his life’s pathway, declared that all people wanted was a peaceful community. He just wanted to relax and ‘play’ and enjoy the fruits of his labour.  Each one of these is right and all are worthy motivations.   

During the week, I met residents from Widgee who had moved onto a 50 acre lot from down south and are loving the fact that they can’t see any neighbours. But they are quite incensed that there are now tradies running up and down the road because, it seems, other people have discovered the same idyllic lifestyle as them and they’re moving in next door.

I have met numerous other people who stated quite simply, “We were driving along and turned off the highway at KFC, fell in love with the place, went back home, sold up and moved to Gympie”. 

In the comments below tell us your story. What brought you here?  What keeps you here?

Cr Warren Polley