Gympie Regional Council


The Gympie Regional Council area is located in the Wide Bay Burnett Region of south-east Queensland. The Gympie Regional Council area encompasses a total land area of about 6,900 square kilometres. The Gympie Regional Council area is a rural, urban and rural-residential area. The main population centre is Gympie, with small townships and communities at Amamoor, Cooloola Cove, Curra, Goomeri, Gunalda, Imbil, Kandanga, Kilkivan, Rainbow Beach, Tin Can Bay, Traveston and Woolooga. Rural land is used largely for agriculture, particularly beef production and forestry. Tourism is also an important industry.

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NOTE: The land use shown in the map is derived from ABS Mesh Block categories. Mesh Blocks broadly identify land use and are not designed to provide definitive land use. It is purely an indicator of the main planned land use for a Mesh Blocks. For more information please refer to ABS Mesh Block categories.

Transportation Networks

  • Bruce Highway
  • Bunya Highway
  • Burnett Highway
  • Wide Bay Highway
  • North Coast railway line


  • Brisbane CBD 160km
  • Brisbane Airport 170km

Major Industrial Precincts

  • Glanmire
  • Gympie township (various locations)
  • Monkland (south-east)
  • Southside Industrial Park

Gympie Regional Council

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