Riley Day arriving home to Beaudesert after the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.

Day withdraws from Commonwealth Games

Beaudesert athlete Riley Day has withdrawn from the Australian Commonwealth Games Team days out from the Birmingham 2022 Games due to a pre-existing injury. Athletics Australia announced on 25 July that Day was one of three members of Australia’s track and field team withdrawing from competition due to injury. Runner […]

Bo Morley (left) and teammates cross the finish line. Photo by SOK Images

Teamwork wins

Local woman Bo Morley and her teammates won their category when they ran the 96km Kokoda Challenge in 15 hours and 37 minutes but winning is not what it’s about for her. She was one of many locals who crossed the Kokoda Challenge finish line on the weekend of 16-17 […]

Donald Rump and Jayde.
People and their Pets

People and their Pets – Donald Rump and Jayde

Donald Rump the six-week-old Angus Friesian calf really landed on his feet with Jayde Schmidt. She found him for free on Gumtree and brought him home to join Finn the kelpie, Aurora the boxer cross, Marvin the cat, Alan the thoroughbred, Oreo the mini pony and Bella the turtle, who […]

Rebecca Schrauf from Urban Utilities said the upgrades would help cater to future growth in the region

Urban Utilities announces $12m local investment

Beaudesert is included in $12m Urban Utilities will invest in the Scenic Rim over the next year to upgrade essential infrastructure and cater for future growth. The water distributor-retailer made the announcement on 25 July, including a key project to renew water pipes in Beaudesert and Boonah. Urban Utilities spokesperson […]

Photography Chief Steward Gary Moloney would like to see photos recreating moments from the last 125 years.

Call to recreate moments in time

Local photographers are being called to recreate moments in time from the last 125 years as the Beaudesert Show prepares to make its comeback. The 125th Beaudesert Show take 3 will be on 2-3 September 2022 after it had to be cancelled due to the pandemic in 2020 and 2021. […]

Nominee Andrew Clarke (second from left) pictured with Dylan Chapman, Doug Forbes, Jared Latemore, Sandy Bell, Sgt Steven Ordynski and Alexandria Kokaev.

Local firefighter up for Everyday Hero award

Beaudesert firefighter Andrew Clarke’s passion for mentoring the next generation of emergency services has earned him nomination in the 2022 QBANK Everyday Heroes Awards. Mr Clarke is the Local Cadet Coordinator at the PCYC Emergency Services Cadets Unit in Beaudesert. The development program, designed for local 12 to 17-year-olds interested […]

A mural at Vonda Youngman Community Centre, Tamborine Mountain. Photo by Mark Paddick
Art and Culture

Public art in focus

The topic of ‘placemaking’ will be on the table for discussion at the 2 August Arts Dinner at The Centre in Beaudesert.  Set against the backdrop of the Life in Focus exhibition, which includes the Scenic Rim Story Marker Trails project, the event will explore how public art connects people […]


What Susie Saw

Here’s a clear sky and a familiar scene on a recent early morning walk around town. It was still pretty soggy underfoot that day, but after a fair bit of rain it’s always good to be reminded that the sun can still shine, isn’t it?

The original Veresdale Scrub State School building.

Have your say on future of original Veresdale Scrub school

Meetings for the community to have its say about the future of Veresdale Scrub’s original school building will be held on 6 and 11 August. It comes after residents and State Member Jon Krause called for consultation on the future of the 123-year-old building after an engineer’s report in August […]