Clicked by Katie

Clicked by Katie

Sophie Buchanan (12) and her Australian Stock Horse filly, Halls Dandy Rio compete for Rathdowney Pony Club at the Beaudesert Show.  Sony. Alpha 85mm f 1.8, ISO 160,  1/3200sec


Dedicated to family and community

A loving wife and mother and dedicated community volunteer, Eileen May Johns was born on 3 December 1933 and passed away on 8 August 2023, aged 89 years. Eileen was born in Brisbane and grew up in Moorooka, attending St Brendan’s School until she was 14 years of age. When […]

Christine and Poppy
People and their Pets

People and their Pets

Christine Grimmett and her husband Dave hadn’t intended to get another dog after the loss of their blue cattle dog, but Spoodle puppy Poppy has fitted into their lives perfectly. “We had to look after a poodle for my cousin in Sydney and we became so attached it was traumatic […]

Grace Cahill

McAuley 2023 Arts Showcase

McAuley College will host its third Arts Showcase on Friday 6 October, with photography and art on display as well as a range of student performances. Enjoy an evening of creativity and inspiration, where students’ remarkable achievements will be on display. This free evening is a great chance to explore […]

Keer Moriarty.

From the Editor

Time is flying It has been seriously busy over the last month. I don’t know where the time has gone but I feel like the older I get, the faster time goes. In fact, my grandfather used to say something similar, but at the time he was well into his […]

Lara Mills, Cr Michael Enright, St Mary’s Principal Renay Condon, McAuley College Principal Deidre Young and Olive Kuhne.

Robots inspire ‘The Big Write’

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School held its annual Book Week and Science Week celebrations during August, with  Dress Up as a Book Character Day, a visit by the Australian author Tristian Bancks and ‘The Big Write’.  St Mary’s Assistant Principal, Diane McClure, said the theme for Book Week 2023 was […]

A-Choired Taste members are excited to have Jonathon Welch AM coming to Beaudesert.

‘Choir of Hard Knocks’ leader in Beaudesert

One of Australia’s most popular choir leaders, Jonathon Welch AM is coming to Beaudesert in October to run a choir workshop for any adults who enjoy singing together.  Jonathon, renowned for leading ABC’s ’Choir of Hard Knocks’, has performed around the world alongside Baz Lurhmann, John Farnham, Jimmy Barnes, KD […]

Alsace Polo is a stand out wedding venue.

A touch of rustic charm

Alsace Polo, a privately owned family property located at Veresdale Scrub, is a stand out DIY wedding venue. It provides the opportunity to not only have an outstanding wedding, but to also make savings on your special day. Positioned in stunning countryside, it features an intimate courtyard for ceremonies, a […]

Corey Rooks tries out the driving simulator

“It only takes five seconds”

Young drivers had the opportunity to get driving tips from Australian racing driver Mark Larkham at the Young Driver Education Night, coordinated by Beaudesert Rotary. Larkham’s presentation came at the end of an emotional evening and he said that driving is a privilege, not a right. “To do it well […]

Colin and Heather Sanders on their wedding day.

A lifetime of true love 60 years of wedded bliss

Colin Sanders first spotted Heather McKinnon from the stage of a dance hall in Ardno in South-Western Victoria.  On 28 September Colin and Heather, who now live in Boyland, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary.  On the first night they met, Colin was playing the accordian with his family dance […]