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gympie

(ˈɡɪmpɪ)
n
1. (Plants) a tall tree with stinging hairs on its leaves
2. (Tools) a hammer
[C19: from a native Australian language]
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Australias only electrical crew trained to work on live high voltage substation equipment is working around 275 kilovolts at two Powerlink substations near Gympie and Maryborough.
After the WAG end next Saturday, De Chastel and his wife Linda hope for an early Christmas celebration back home in Gympie, Queensland.
The koala suffered just a few scratches on his nose and is also said to be missing a toenail after his wild ride from Maryborough to Gympie. A Commodore, south of Maryborough, is said to have hit the koala, to which Timber hung on to until Gympie, 2 a.m.
The bodies of two men swept away by floodwaters were found Monday, one in the Queensland state capital Brisbane and another further north at Gympie, following the earlier discovery of an elderly man's body at Burnett Heads near Bundaberg.
The bodies of two men were found Monday, one in the Queensland capital, Brisbane, and another further north at Gympie.The body of an elderly man was found earlier near the city of Bundaberg where helicopters were used to rescue 18 people from the roofs of their homes in Bundaberg.
Un homme de 27 ans etait porte disparu, apres avoir tente de traverser une riviere a Gympie, au nord de Brisbane, ainsi qu'une jeune femme, apercue au volant de sa voiture au milieu des flots, a indique le Premier ministre du Queensland, Campbell Newman.
At Gympie north of Brisbane, three families had been forced to retreat to the roofs of their homes and had been awaiting rescue for more than seven hours after helicopters could not reach them due to the winds, town mayor Ron Dyne said.
The story begins with Jack working as a navvie and 'living on the line' with his wife Mary, north of Gympie in 1912.
Almost 48 hours after it vanished on Monday, rescue helicopters today spotted a glimpse of red and then saw the wreckage of the 1934 DH84 De Havilland Dragon in dense forest near the Borumba Dam, South of Gympie, The Australian reported.
But that was a minor inconvenience compared with the problems people were facing in Rockhampton and towns like Gympie, St George, Dalby and Chinchilla.
According to the Gympie Times, Gympie Pines golf course owner Mike Towler said that it is sad that while others were battling the flood disaster the person decided to destroy property.
Summary: The towns of Maryborough and Gympie in the Australian state of Queensland are the latest to be affected by floods.