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Gympie and the Mary River, Queensland

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Gympie began as a gold mining centre in the late 1860s, but eventually transitioned to a service centre for a dairying, agriculture and grazing area. The region has large reserves of forest and plantation forestry and thus the timber industry is also a significant employer in the city.

Southside, the suburban area on left of image today has a population of around 5,600 and the town of Gympie on the right of photo has more than 10,000 people. Altogether Gympie Urban Area has a population of 19,510 (2011 census).

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Comments (2)

bdeh on January 19, 2013

Nice shot of Gympie Ian, there're more houses than I thought. Greetings Berend

Ian Stehbens on March 6, 2013

Gympie is a slowly growing small city, Berend. The first classes for a new university campus have begun recently in Gympie.

There may be some rapid expansion coming soon for I understand that Australian Defence has plans for a major expansion of its base and facilities in the area.



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  • Uploaded on January 18, 2013
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    by Ian Stehbens