Heather is Loving Life at 90!

You will never meet anyone who loves life quite as much as Heather Joiner does. Heather, who will turn 90 on 30 April, has a spring in her step, a twinkle in her eye and a lifetime of stories to tell. She was born in Queen Victoria Hospital in 1932, […]


A Time to Reset

Well, COVID finally paid our household a visit. Talking to friends and family I feel like we were one of the last ones to get it.  When I say ‘get it’, at this point I have had two negative RATs, so maybe I don’t have it, maybe the symptoms are […]

The fashion parade is a highlight of Cancer Council’s High Tea.

High Tea, History and a Fashionable Afternoon

Cancer Council Queensland’s Beaudesert Branch will run their annual High Tea and Fashion Parade at a new location this year. Cancer Council member, Ellen Logan said the event, which is part of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, was run from the Stationmaster’s House previously and is one of the Beaudesert Branch’s […]


Federal Election to be held 21 May

The 2022 federal election has been announced for Saturday 21 May 2022. Residents of Beaudesert and surrounding areas are in the electorate of Wright, however your enrolment can be checked via the Australian Electoral Commission’s website The Wright electorate was created by a redistribution ahead of the 2010 election […]

What Susie Saw

What Susie Saw: Marigolds

The flowers are looking beautiful at Beaudesert cenotaph. Marigolds in shades of burnt orange and yellow brighten the garden beds around the war memorial like a symbol of life and optimism. Marigolds are also said to symbolise mourning – quite appropriate for the place of sombre reflection where they grow. […]

Beaudesert Town Centre Master Plan. Supplied by John Mongard Landscape Architects.

Revitalisation Project Underway

Work has commenced on Stage One of the redevelopment of Beaudesert Town Centre, including traffic improvement works along Selwyn and Brisbane Streets, and construction of a new carpark adjacent to Helen Street.   Mayor Greg Christensen is asking the community to have patience while Council undertakes these works.  “The revitalisation […]

Tyrone Spalding, Jacob Bates, Steve and Emma Tout, baby Gracie Tout, Nicholas Kundie, Michelle Rodgers, Rhys Haack, Daryl Rodgers and Kodi Smith.

A Big Move for Truck and Earth

Truck and Earth Group have made the move to a new, bigger location at  23 Enterprise Drive, Beaudesert. Truck and Earth Group is a family owned company started in 2012 by Daryl and Michelle Rodgers.  They offer onsite and workshop repairs and maintenance for all types of heavy vehicles from […]

Celebrating the reopening of maternity services in 2014 after a hard-fought community battle. Photo by Dr Michael Rice

Beaudesert Maternity up for National Award

Beaudesert’s renowned maternity unit has received national recognition as a finalist in the 2022 Hesta Australian Nursing and Midwifery Awards. The Beaudesert Hospital unit, which reopened in 2014 after a hard-fought community battle, is considered the envy of rural communities across the state. Beaudesert maternity is being recognised for improving […]

A 3D concept plan of the Wongaburra redevelopment. Credit: O’Neill Architecture.

The Next Level of Aged Care for Beaudesert

Wongaburra Aged Care is set to undergo a $25 million redevelopment which Chairperson Noela Lee says will take Beaudesert’s first aged care facility to the next level. “Even though we provide exceptional care to our residents, the older buildings do not meet the modern expectations of our future clients,” said […]