LINDA Birt’s external Kokoda trek was a fitting metaphor for an even more arduous inner journey, one she knows she will...

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14th Oct. 2013 5:10 AM

AN EASY going beer brewed for an easy going bloke is now on tap at Gympie’s Royal Hotel, just in time for Anzac Day.

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25th April 2013 5:04 AM

GYMPIE'S Ashley Birt, well-known in the Maryborough hockey community, is one of nine fallen defence force members added to...

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10th Nov. 2012 6:11 AM

FALLEN Gympie war hero Ashley Birt had plenty of friends in Kilcoy, as his many mates and loved ones gathered at the town's...

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26th April 2012 11:04 AM

THE Queensland Parliament observed a minute's silence for Gympie's Corporal Ashley Birt and his two comrades who were...

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16th Nov. 2011 5:11 PM

Family, friends, colleagues and politicians gathered in Gympie on Monday to farewell Ashley Birt, who was killed in...

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15th Nov. 2011 7:11 AM

GYMPIE Regional councillors joined hundreds of soldiers to pay tribute to Gympie boy Ashley Birt, who was gunned down in...

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10th Nov. 2011 6:11 AM

CORPORAL Ashley Birt has begun his last long journey home to Gympie, after a moving memorial service in Afghanistan.

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03rd Nov. 2011 9:11 AM

Corporal Ashley Birt, Captain Bryce Duffy and Lance Corporal Luke Gavin were tragically killed when a rogue Afghan soldier...

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03rd Nov. 2011 8:11 AM