The Past in Print
The past in print is a selection of well researched books outlining the Gympie region’s history.
The Gympie Goldfield 1867-2008
The story of one of Australia's most productive goldfields and Gympie's role as the town that saved Queensland.
In 2010, this book received a National Trust of Queensland Bendigo Bank Heritage Award.
The Gympie School of Arts and Library
The Gympie School of Arts and Library was designed by well known Gympie architect Hugo DuRietz. It has been a centre for learning, a library and is now the Gympie Region Art Gallery.
The Gympie Civic Centre in Mellor Street was officially opened on Thursday 13 October 1977 by the Premier of Queensland, the Honourable Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, M.L.A.
Hugo du Rietz: Swedish Noble, Architect, Farmer and a Founding Father of Gympie
Hugo du Rietz was the architect of some of Gympie’s well-known buildings, including the building that houses the gallery. The du Rietz family were also important to the region’s dairy industry.