Initiatives and programs
National Youth Week (NYW)
NYW 2017 will be held from 31 March - 9 April 2017 to celebrate the contributions, strength and vitality of young people aged 12 – 25 years.
Council is ramping up the fun with a Skateboard & Scooter Competition, Roller Skating Session and a Dance Workshop. Be part of the celebration!
National Volunteer Week
National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers.
Gympie Regional Council, together with Tony Perrett MP, Member for Gympie and the Gympie Region Volunteer Centre are kicking off the celebrations with the Annual Celebration of Volunteering on 3 May 2017 at The Pavilion.
Each school holiday, Gympie Regional Council ramps up the fun with a range of exciting, safe and budget friendly activities. Sessions are held at local libraries, the Gympie Regional Gallery and out and about around the region. Visit holidayfun.com.au for session times and booking information.
Movies in the Park
These school holidays, and throughout the Spring and Summer, come along to one of Gympie Regional Council's FREE ‘Movies in the Park’ events at a location near you!
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One Million Stars to End Violence
Join the converation about ending violence and help us to weave 10,000 stars to send to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Get involved.
Community Info Share
Does your club or organisation have an event it would like to share? Do you want to find out what’s happening for community organisations and residents in the Gympie region? Then join our Community Info Share.
Community Resource Lending Library
Do you need a loan of some equipment for your next event? We can help. The Community Resource Lending Library offers a range of equipment for loan aimed to increase community participation. Items include sports equipment, event equipment, learning resources and giant games.
Building Better Communities
Gympie Regional Council has partnered with the Brisbane Broncos to deliver the Building Better Communities Program in schools across the region.
The program involves collaboration with local police, services and topic experts to give young people the right messages at the right time. Former Broncos player, Darren Burns will coordinate the program in 2016 and 2017, with sessions targeting the needs of primary and high school students.
Community Photocopying Service
Does your community group do a lot of photocopying? Council provides a limited amount of free photocopying for not-for-profit community groups to assist them in serving their members and the wider community.