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Super Trouper

Super Trouper- a one night only experience

Transporting Beaudesert back to the heady days of glitter, flares and blue eyeshadow, the Sunshine Coast’s premier ABBA Tribute band, Super Trouper, will perform for one night only at The Centre, Beaudesert. Gauranteed to get everyone doing their best disco dancing, Super Trouper takes the audience for a ride through […]

Division 4 candidates Ken Chancellor and Jennifer Sanders

Who will represent us?

MOST Beaudesert voters will have two choices when they head to the polls at the March 16 Local Government Elections for Scenic Rim: Jennifer Sanders or Ken Chancellor. The Division Four candidates were announced in that order at the ballot draw, performed by Returning Officer for Scenic Rim, Leonie Walsh […]

Georgia, Dave and Harry Tommerup at the 1888 homestead

Still dairying despite the odds

DAVE Tommerup reckons the giant fig tree towering over the homestead he grew up in might be 180 years old. It put down roots decades before his great-great grandfather Matthew Horan registered the family’s cattle brand in 1874 in a tale not quite as old as the hills, but pretty […]

Personal trainer, Kamini Pillay, gets the first group of seniors in Beaudesert moving with a smile.

Getting seniors up and out

A NEW community initiative aimed at helping seniors get active and out of their lounge chairs has started in Beaudesert. Titled the Active Living Program for Seniors, the first session was held earlier this month at the CWA Hall in Brisbane Street. Not for Profit group Able Australia is running […]


People and their pets

Kaiah and Poppi
People and their Pets

People and their Pets – Kaiah and Poppi

POPPI the puppy is a gentle giant with a personality to match. At 16 weeks of age, the Dogue de Bordeaux (French Mastiff) already weighed in at 20 kilograms and she was expected to grow to more than 60 kilograms. Poppi fills the home of Kaiah Biggs, 10, and his […]

Lisa Frampton and Amber the Kelpie
People and their Pets

Lisa and Amber

Amber the three-year-old kelpie cross is one of the happiest dogs you’ll see around town. Lisa Frampton got Amber as a pup, and she has brought joy to her life ever since. Lisa jokes that Amber was an immaculate conception because they don’t know who her dad is. But what […]

Terry and Bella
People and their Pets

People and their Pets

TERRY Holland reckons Bella the 13-year-old Belgian Shepherd Cross is almost the perfect dog, but he’s quick to say, ‘don’t let her know that’. Terry adopted Bella from a rescue shelter when she was about one and a half years old, and the rest is history. He says she was […]