Jo Perry on the RideWest charity ride

Jo rides 1311km for charity

Local cyclist Jo Perry has raised more than $6,000 for mental health out west through an epic 1311km charity bike ride from Amberley to Longreach Jo rolled into Longreach on 29 April to end the eight-day biennial charity ride, RideWest, which to date has raised $500,000 to help the Royal […]

Gidget Berg

Futsal Players Selected for Nationals 

Futsal at Beaudesert State High School has made some amazing progress in the last couple of years. This has culminated in a total of seven teams, ranging from Grade 7 to 12 boys and girls, competing at various futsal tournaments throughout the start of the year.  In Term One students […]

Charles Boyle training for his 500 kilometre ride.

Compassion behind charity ride

Local cyclist Charles Boyle is set to ride 500km around Beaudesert to raise money for children with burns as part of the Children’s Hospital Foundation Bike4Burns. He will start at 10am Saturday, 28 May and ride a 100km loop five times by Sunday. Charles will follow a variation of the […]

Best dressed team - Hilldowney Hipsters.

Tennis Turns to Trivia for DV Connect

Beaudesert and District Tennis Club’s charity event started as planned, with eight teams from Beaudesert and surrounding townships psyched up for a great night of tennis. This was the Club’s third Charity Shield Event which is an annual tradition.  COVID affected the event in 2020, however in 2019 proceeds went […]

Burgess family home.

History: Stories from the Burgess Family

Part 1 of 2 Thomas Chesworth Burgess was born in 1835 at Lymm, Cheshire, England; he married Jane Gilbert on 14 January 1865 in the Parish of West Derby, Lancaster.   In an 1861 census the family is recorded as Inn Keepers.   Thomas and his brother Henry received an […]

Amaze Childcare

Amazing New Beaudesert Childcare Centre Officially Opens

Beaudesert’s newest childcare centre has officially opened after floods and COVID-19 postponed the event three times!  Already at 80% capacity after welcoming its first families in late January, the new $5.5 million Amaze Early Education Centre at 202-216 Brooklands Drive is proudly enriching the lives of children through the immersive […]

Anna Ferguson (Showgirl) and Sarah MacGinley (Rural Ambassador)

Showgirl and Rural Ambassador Hunt is On

Local youth with an interest in Beaudesert’s rural community are being encouraged to go for the 2022 Beaudesert Showgirl, Rural Ambassador and Junior Show Ambassador titles. Entries close 2 July and winners will join the 2021 ambassadors as the face of the 2022 Beaudesert Show from 2 to 3 September […]

Dylan Biggs and Steven Spark

Biggs to Stay Unbeaten

Boxer Dylan Biggs will look to continue his impressive form in his next fight on 18 June. Biggs will travel to Sydney to take on the Indian National Professional Champion Kulbir Dhaka. Dhaka’s only loss was from a close decision against an undefeated Argentinian for the WBC Youth World Title. […]


Beauy welcomes Norfolk Islanders

Two football-mad teenagers are making themselves at home in Beaudesert on a rugby league scholarship program from Norfolk Island. Mia Pashley, 14, and Jesse Schmitz, 15, are in Beaudesert for six weeks after touching down on 26 April. They are the third lot of participants to come here from Norfolk […]

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What NOAH Saw!

Hi. My name is Noah Burr. I am in year 10 at McAuley College and I enjoy taking photos. I am currently on work experience at Beaudesert Bulletin and Canungra Times, and I am loving it here. I bought a camera for Christmas and have not stopped taking photos since. […]