Initiatives and programs

Council coordinates a variety of programs and initiatives for the Gympie region community.



QUT Inclusive Communities Project

Queensland University of Technology's (QUT) with the support of regional local governments (including Clarence City Council in Tasmania and Gympie Regional Council ), is finding out how we can better plan communities to be more inclusive for all people across all ages. 
The focus is on people with disabilities and/or chronic illness (including people with mental health needs) living in regional areas. 



Seniors Week

Queensland Seniors Week (from 15 - 23 August, 2020) celebrates the valuable contribution of older people in our community.

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National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers.  

In 2020, National Volunteer Week will be celebrated from 18 May to 24 May 2020.




Movies in the Park

Get ready for 2021 - our local parks will be transformed into outdoor cinemas! 





Holiday Fun 

Each school holiday, Council organises a range of fun, exciting and budget friendly activities for kids. 

Sessions are held at local libraries, the Gympie Regional Gallery and across the region. 




Warm Water Program Pool Feasibility and Business Case

The final report has been released.





Community Info Share

Does your club or organisation have an event it would like to share? Or do you want to find out what’s happening for community organisations and residents in the Gympie region?

Then join the online network for Council's Community e-newsletter Community Info Share.



Heart Foundation Walking

Join Heart Foundation Walking and take positive steps to help reduce stress, have a healthier body, build stronger relationships, and most of all, be happy!




Community Lending Library

The community lending library is available for community organisations to access sports and event equipment, games and learning resources for a period of up to four weeks at a time at no cost