Zac Cunningham

Queensland Champ Prepares for Hell

Competing and winning a triathlon is no mean feat, but Zac Cunningham has done just that, becoming the State Champion for the age group 30 – 34 and competing at the standard distance triathlon at Robina triathlon with a time of 2 hours and 9 minutes. Having played many sports […]

Cricketer Googie Hendricks.

Googie Impresses at Melissa Bulow Cup

Cricketer Googie Hendricks stood out at the Melissa Bulow Cup earlier this month after scoring an impressive total of 151 runs in five matches held over the four day carnival. The 13 year old was selected to play for the South East Queensland Representative team along with Beaudesert team mate […]

Boxer Dylan Biggs is ready for his next fight.

Ready for Next Bigg Challenge

Dylan Biggs is preparing for his third pro fight against experienced boxer, Krishna Mudaliar. Mudaliar, 31, has had 20 pro fights resulting in 7 wins and 13 losses and is a great opportunity for the 19-year-old Biggs. “I’m excited to get back in the ring this year and start 2022 […]

Photo: Commercial (Wruck, Bakker, Moore, Armitage) winning the Championship Mens Four (Coxless), ahead of Kand/Toowong (Bidwell, McCluskey*, Apel, Rowe).

Wyaralong Hosts State Rowing Championships

The best rowers in Queensland were at Wyaralong Dam from Friday 21 to Sunday 23 January for the Queensland State Rowing Championships. Approximately 1,500 entries were received with 100 competitors unfortunately pulling out prior to the competition due to COVID complications. Clubs from across Queensland gathered at the Dam with […]

Bernard O’Reilly

Search and Rescue 1937

Compiled by Bernard O’Reilly Excerpt from Bernard O’Reilly’s book “Green Mountains”.Used with permission from Rhelma Kenny (O’Reilly) Bernard O’Reilly looked up at the pale grey scum that had spread itself over the sky from the sea, heralding one of the most violent cyclones that had ever swept the mountain tops […]

Selina and Millie.
People and their Pets

Millie the Purebred Staffy

Beaudesert’s Selina Harding has had Millie since she was a 16-week-old pup.  Here’s what Selina has to say about Millie: “She doesn’t like storms, but she does love to sit on the couch, she’s a typical staffy. “She’s the cutest little dog.  She’s so sweet, so good-natured, she’s got a […]

The McNamara Family
Becoming Family

McNamara Family

Long-time sweethearts Sarah and Daniel McNamara live at Kerry with their daughters Sylvia, 3, and Eleanor, 1, and their 13-year-old Golden Retriever Lyla. Sarah, 34, and Dan, 36, were married in 2010 and they’ve been together for nearly two decades – since 2003. They met via the old video shop […]

Scenic Rim Regional Council CEO with Jon Gibbons with Mayor Greg Christensen. Photo: Supplied.

CEO Saga Continues

A meeting called in an attempt to repeal Council’s decision not to re-appoint its CEO has ended with no vote and, instead, a decision to seek guidance from the state government. Mayor Greg Christensen requested Council convene the Special Meeting on 12 January to repeal Council’s previous decision not to […]

Committee members Gordon Evans and Lani Deeran with local builder Sam Nichols (centre) working on the renovations.

On Track for Anniversary Celebrations

Tamrookum Hall will be restored to its former glory just in time for the seventieth anniversary celebrations. Hall President Lani Deeran said the Committee has secured over $120,000 in grants, which has enabled significant work to be done. Recently the FRRR’s Tackling Tough Times Together Grant provided $41,816 for an […]

Award nominee, Linda Mahaffy. Photo: Susie Cunningham.

Australia Day Awards Nominations Recognise Quiet Achievers

Quiet achievers and unsung heroes of the Scenic Rim have been nominated for Council’s 2022 Australia Day Awards. Beaudesert’s annual Carols on Jubilee Park was amongst the nominees for Community Event of the year. Led by Beaudesert Rotary, Carols in Jubilee Park brings the community together to celebrate.   The […]