Cr Michael Enright
Council Watch

Council Comment

Adaptive Re-Use of Former Sale Yards The pig and calf sale yard has been a divisive and emotive issue in the community and although much of the information that stirred such emotion was incorrect, as confirmed in the heritage appeal process, Council have responded to these community concerns and are […]

Beaudesert Tennis Junior competitors

Tennis Juniors step up

Beaudesert and District Tennis Club’s members only Club Grade Tournament was a festival of local tennis. All ages competed for the chance to have their names added to the Club Board with Adult Singles and Doubles and Junior events held over the weekend of 11 and 12 November. For many […]

Bill with 3 beds of Sweet Potatoes.
Grow Your Own

Grow your own – sweet potato

Sweet potato will grow well locally and once you have them established they need very little attention, and under normal conditions, little watering.  Selecting the appropriate sweet potato variety is an important first step.  The most popular choices locally would probably be the orange-fleshed varieties, such as Beauregard and Northern Star. […]

Joseph Pascoe

Who was Joseph Pascoe?

The death of Lighthorse Trooper Joseph Pascoe in the Illbogan Lagoon in December 1918- January 1919 was one of those unexpected events in the life of a soldier.  A soldier faces unknown risks to his life while overseas fighting for his country, and returns home only to lose his life […]

Playgrounds were cordoned off due to broken glass in Jubilee Park

Safety concerns over broken glass

Local children could not enjoy Beaudesert’s popular Jubilee Park playgrounds after smashed alcohol bottles forced the temporary closure of the area recently. Scenic Rim Regional Council cordoned off playgrounds to clean up broken glass in Jubilee Park, where the consumption of alcohol is prohibited. Morning walkers found the area full […]

McAuley College with Mayor Greg Christensen

Beaudesert businesses excel at Awards Night

Beaudesert businesses picked up four out of 13 awards at the recent Scenic Rim Business Excellence Awards. McAuley College were delighted to win the Excellence in Community Services award. Principal Deidre Young said the school aims to care for and nurture students to enable them to go on and become […]

Russel Paulson, Steve Flaws and William Coulter

Skilling locals for a brighter future

Over 20 locals have been given the opportunity to gain new skills and qualifications through Harvest Point Church’s new traineeship programs. The twenty week long paid traineeship will see the trainees gain a Certificate 1 in Construction, White Card and First Aid and CPR qualifications. Coordinator Steve Flaws said one […]


Pig and Calf Saleyards to become picnic spot

A year after the Scenic Rim Regional Council won a court battle to rescind the Beaudesert Pig and Calf Saleyards’ listing in the Queensland Heritage Register, Council has opened community consultation. The consultation is not to decide what should be done with the saleyards, rather it is to comment on […]

Tim and Anthea Walker with Baxter
People and their Pets

People and their pets – Tim, Anthea and Baxter

Tim and Anthea Walker’s Cavoodle, Baxter, is a much loved part of their family, to the point where Tim’s father Rod affectionately calls him ‘my granddog’. Baxter loves swimming and playing with Tim and Anthea’s cats, one of whom is Baxter’s best friend. He also loves going to work at […]