School’s Out for Tamrookum Students

Beaudesert Golf Club rolled out the red carpet for the nine Year 6 students graduating from Tamrookum State School The small cohort are a close knit bunch according to Acting Principal Ron Lucas. “With that number of students they all tend to become friends,” he said. School Leader Patrick Perkins […]

Artist Jeanine Brookfield has a range of ceramics and paintings for sale at the Makers’ Market.

Makers’ Market back by Popular Demand

Once again, the Makers’ Market is back by popular demand at the Stationmaster House. Organised by BADCAP, the Market offers the opportunity for Christmas shoppers to purchase unique gifts lovingly created by Scenic Rim artists, artisans and craft makers.  Every year the support for this annual event grows and grows […]

Ken Wright of Wright’s Jewellers.

Buy local Christmas 2021

Scenic Rim residents are being encouraged to spread the festive cheer to local businesses and ‘Buy Local Christmas 2021.’ Every purchase at a local business entered into the draw will give a chance to win $1,000! It is easy to go in the draw to win $1,000 – simply make […]

Rick Wilson and Linda Street are Wilson Street.

Take a Stroll Along Wilson Street

When the Wilson Street duo did a gig at Elysium Village in late 2016, they fell in love with Beaudesert. Rick Wilson and Linda Street, who were living on the Gold Coast at the time, loved Beaudesert so much they bought their forever home here in January 2017. Fast forward […]

Lynn Mortensen and Albert Schwarz

Lifetime of Memories at Kerry Dance

When Albert Schwarz went to the recent 75th Kerry Memorial Hall dance, he vividly remembered being at the very first dance all those years ago. On that night back in 1946, 10-year-old Albert travelled across with his family from Chinghee Creek despite the stormy weather which kept others away. The […]

McDonald’s Beaudesert staff: Ben Evans, Eve Henderson, Rebecca Moore, Reece Hosking and Jackson Farrugia with Katie Bishop and Caitlin Bull (front).

Getting McHappy

Beaudesert McDonalds joined in with restaurants across Australia to celebrate McHappy Day on Saturday 13 November. Staff dressed up in their best country gear as they raised funds by selling Silly Socks, Helping Hands and Big Macs.  Restaurant Manager Josh Lane said he and the staff really enjoyed dressing up […]

Ann and Anthony Healy

Life on a Selection

Original author Anthony Healy. From Museum records. Compiled by Barry Kenny. A few years later the family numbered five, they were in possession of a plough, harrow and scuffler, and things were becoming a little easier.   Three weeks rain caused another flood which washed the Hut away again.   […]

Dance workshops at Beaudesert State High School. Photo: Supplied.

Dance Students Inspired

Beaudesert High dance students have gained inspiration from experienced dancers and choreographers. Year 9 and 11 students were recently treated to workshops with contemporary dance group, Phluxus2 Dance Collective. Beaudesert High dance teacher and Acting Head of the Arts Gemma Wuersching said the workshops were highly beneficial to the students. […]

Pickleball National Champions Sueme Rajapl and Deborah Rossi watch Cr Jeff McConnell and Beaudesert Pickleball President, Wayne Jackson on the court. Photo: Claire Watt.

Pickleball Fun for All Ages

Players aged from 10 to 80 years of age joined in the fun at the Beaudesert Pickleball Come and Try Day at Woodhill Primary School. Over 25 members and invited guests, including Member for Scenic Rim Jon Krause, Scenic Rim Councillors Michael Enright and Jeff McConnell and Logan City Councillor […]

Sean Olsen.

WKBF Middleweight Title for Olsen

Sean Olsen has become the new WKBF Australian Middleweight title holder after defeating Jye Simpson at Rumble at the Ridge Training out of Black Dragon Kai, Sean had a tremendous lead up to the fight. “I was feeling good training and I felt my strength and conditioning was perfect”, he […]