Gympie is the economic heart and administrative centre of the Gympie Regional Council area and the broader Wide Bay-Burnett region. The region encompasses agriculture, conservation and tourism, taking in Tin Can Bay, Rainbow Beach and the Great Sandy National Park. It’s well located for transport, being on the Bruce Highway as well as Queensland Rail’s northern link, providing daily Citytrain services to Brisbane. “The City Report” published in June 2020 ranked Gympie No.13 among Australia’s 101 largest cities and towns for economic growth.
Manufacturing is a $217 million industry with the production of a diverse range of goods including heavy equipment for the mining, agricultural and transport industries. Nestle’s Gympie factory, established in 1953, is home to the company’s soluble coffee powder production, making it the primary supplier of coffee to the whole of Australia and New Zealand.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing is a major employer in the Gympie region.
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Information courtesy of Gympie Regional Council