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Funds to rescue those in crisis

Local domestic and family violence support service YFS Ltd has received a $45,000 grant to provide increased rental and accommodation assistance to victim-survivors. The Jimboomba based organisation which supports the Beaudesert region was amongst 57 similar community groups across the state to benefit from a $2.5m allocation under the government’s […]

SES CHANGES: Hundreds of local SES volunteers such as Anna and Joanne from the Tamborine Mountain Group will be recognised with official citations in celebration of the sweeping changes introduced to the service recently.

New era for Rim’s SES branches

State Emergency Services (SES) operations throughout the Scenic Rim are now under the control of the Queensland Police Service. The new era in Queensland’s disaster and emergency management, formalised earlier this month, see the introduction of significant changes to how the state responds to natural disasters and emergencies. The State […]

Mayor Tom Sharp with James Parer.

Small businesses connect

A relaxed afternoon on the Beaudesert Golf Club deck set the scene for casual networking at the Business Networking Barbecue hosted by Scenic Rim Regional Council. The event, which attracted people from Beaudesert, Boonah and surrounds, closed out the local program for Queensland Small Business Month.  Susie Cunningham

Owners of manufactured homes throughout the region will welcome clarification of their rights as will park owners.

New rights for home owners

Those living in manufactured homes in Scenic Rim residential parks will now be assured of fairer and more predictable site rent increases after reforms were recently passed by the Miles Government. The new Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Amendment Bill 2024 was introduced to ensure fairer conditions for residents living in […]


People and their pets

Branden Wiley and Rodney.
People and their Pets

People and their pets – Branden and Rodney

Branden Wiley’s 18-month-old French bulldog Rodney is chaos on paws.  He likes to hang with the ‘big dogs’ and tends to steal their toys on the downlow.  On his day off, he likes to sit back and fulfill his role as the house potato.   Shontae Iafeta

Kevin the long-haired Frenchie and Jess Bedford.
People and their Pets

People and their Pets – Kevin and Jess

Kevin is one of the most popular guys at Beaudesert State High School. The four year old long-haired French Bulldog helps out as a reading dog alongside social worker Jess Bedford. Here’s what Jess has to say about Kevin. “I rescued him last year for my autistic son and just […]

Jack and Leroy Smith.
People and their Pets

People and their Pets – Jack and Leroy

Leroy ‘Loggins’ Smith is a five year old dachshund with a very energetic personality. Leroy was a gift to Jack Smith when he started high school in 2019. Emily Livingston