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As the heritage and cultural centre of the Cooloola Region, Gympie boasts a tradition that few areas in Queensland can offer. Gympie offers the warm hospitality of a country town with all the modern conveniences.

Known as the 'Town that Saved Queensland', Gympie's proud heritage began in 1867 with the discovery of gold by prospector James Nash at the site now occupied by the Town Hall. At the time, Queensland was facing bankruptcy due to drought and the fall in wool prices. However, Nash made the five day journey down the Mary River from Maryborough and, after digging up 75 ounces of gold in six days, staked his claim. The Gympie Gold Rush was on, injecting the boost to the Queensland economy that enabled the colony to survive.

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Gympie is 160 kilometres, or about two and a half hours' drive north of Brisbane.

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Today's Weather

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Gympie Weather Today - Sunny
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14 °C 6:08am EST 5:29pm EST

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Forecast Gympie Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
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Gympie Weather Forecast - Clearing shower
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Minimum 13°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 17°C 17°C
Maximum 29°C 28°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C

Weather last updated at 2:16am Monday, 21 April 2014.


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