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Smithfield Street Competition Launched!

Would you like the chance to win one a $100 voucher?

Simply spend $10 or more at any participating businesses between the 13 March 2017 and 30 June 2017 to enter the draw. A winner will be drawn every week until 30 June 2017.

The competition is an initiative by Gympie Regional Council to encourage support and patronage during the Smithfield Street Revitalisation construction period.

The Revitalisation project will introduce new street furniture, pedestrian crossing points, significant street tree planting and landscaping, streetscape lighting, public art, and widened pedestrian pavement areas to encourage alfresco dining and encourage an ‘eat street’ atmosphere and is scheduled for completion late October (weather permitting).

The project is jointly funded by the Queensland Government’s Building our Regions program and Gympie Regional Council.

To enter the competition, write your name and phone number on your receipt and place in the entry box at one of the eight participating businesses throughout Smithfield Street including:

  • Monica’s Hair Design;
  • Gympie Meat Hall;
  • Crystalign Connections Teahouse;
  • Dish Restaurant & Wine Bar;
  • The Happy Yak;
  • Anytime Fitness;
  • Paninis Bakery & Café; and
  • Subway.

One entry per valid receipt.

The winning vouchers can only be redeemed at the participating businesses between 27 March 2017 and 30 November 2017.

Mayor's Column - Wednesday October 18, 2017 Mayor's Column - Wednesday October 18, 2017

Over the past few weeks, we have seen some great examples of how Council can deliver projects and events to support our region and build better communities. 
During the recent hot spell over the school holidays, we saw over 14,000 people enjoy all the ARC has to offer. What an amazing outcome for a project that has been embraced by the community and continues to be enjoyed by all walks of life. 
At last week’s Council meeting, we allocated another round of grant funding for a range of community groups as part of our ongoing support for their local events, activities, and services. Many of these groups are formed by passionate volunteers who are each delivering great outcomes across our region.
And of course on Saturday night over 10,000 celebrated Gympie’s 150th birthday with the hugely successful G150 concert at Albert Park.  
And to top off these great results, Gympie is leading the state in property value growth - there is so much to be optimistic about.
Local government is no longer just roads, rates and rubbish - we are all of those things, but we are also here to build community pride, support local groups, and make our region the natural choice to live, work and play.
Lastly, we are fortunate that the rain over the past few days has not developed into a major event and I would like to thank everyone for their co-operation.


Cr. Mick Curran, Mayor