Diane Rewko and Val Salama

U3A thank 2023 Tutors

Beaudesert’s University of the Third Age (U3A) thanked their 2023 tutors with a lunch at The Club, Beaudesert.   Course Coordinator and Mosaics Tutor, Tina Jones, said tutors are the backbone of U3A, which currently has 350 members.  There are a large range of activities and classes available, dependent on the […]

Clicked by Katie

Clicked by Katie

Mural of a Feathertail Glider, by artist Ash Taylor, decorates the front and side of Clarke & Turton Lawyers’ building on William Street, Beaudesert. Sony Alpha a7iii 50mm f6.3 ISO320. 

Pumpkin seedlings
Grow Your Own

Grow your Own

Pumpkins, with their vibrant orange hues and versatility in the kitchen, make a great addition to any garden. The Beaudesert area with it’s subtropical climate provides an ideal environment for growing pumpkins. The first step in growing pumpkins successfully is selecting the right variety. Popular choices include Butternut, Queensland Blue, […]

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Waltzing Beaudesert

A newspaper clipping in November 1934 gives much detail of an Ambulance Waltzing Competition in Beaudesert. Dancing was such a great social outlet for every district.  In some places you would play tennis all day Saturday, go dancing that night and be home in time to milk the cows next […]

Warren and Christine Haines
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The Beaudesert Branch of the QCWA held their annual Cent Auction at The Centre, Beaudesert.  The lively morning attracted over 100 people from around South East Queensland. 

Tara Payne and Monty the Samoyed

Championship dogs pack Showground

A three day Championship dog show held by Beaudesert Kennel Club saw hundreds of pampered pooches descend onto Beaudesert Showground over the October long weekend.  International judges were brought in from Denmark, Finland, Thailand and Malaysia to judge dogs of all shapes and sizes, from Great Danes to Shetland Sheep […]

RWC Businessperson of the Year

Local plumbing company top of State

Local plumbing company Franklin Plumbing and Gas have received a top award at the Master Plumbers Association of Queensland’s 2023 Plumbing and Gas Awards.  Company Director, John Franklin, was awarded the coveted RWC Business Person of the Year award at the awards ceremony held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition […]

Audry Thomson and Kara
People and their Pets

People and their Pets

Kara is an 11 month old Maltese-cross who is Audry Thomson’s canine companion.  Audry has had a hard few years, losing her son in a motorcycle accident two and a half years ago.  She said Kara was a gift from a friend who bred her.  She was born in the […]

Jeremy Walls, Elly Farah, Shanice Bianchi and Zac Lopez

Rathdowney Hall packed to the rafters

Rathdowney Hall was packed to the rafters for the Festival of Small Halls, with a crowd of over 150 enjoying great music by local and international acts.  It was a true community event, with Rathdowney Pony Club preparing burgers for the Festival goers and locals greeting each other warmly upon […]

Under 16s Division 2 Black Most Improved - Ethan Chalk

Kingfishers end season in style! 

Beaudesert Kingfishers celebrated the end of the season with a gala evening at The Club, Beaudesert.  The Club’s success included two Grand Final wins for the Senior Women’s team as well as Grand Final wins for Under 18 Division 2 and Under 14 Division 2.   Kingfishers celebrate players at Gala […]