Mrs Colgans Log

The Colgans

At the end of Lupton Road on the Logan River lies an old rotten log across the stream. Having endured many floods, this log dates back to an incident in 1875 and an attempt to save the life of a wife and mother, Ann Colgan. The Colgan family had arrived […]

Grow Your Own

Grown your own – Strawberries

OUR strawberry beds here at Tullamore Farm have moved into overdrive over the last couple of months and with all the current and pending rain they are producing a bumper crop. Our local climate provides the warm weather and ample sunshine needed. If you are keen to harvest your own […]

What Susie Saw crepe myrtle
What Susie Saw

What Susie Saw

Isn’t it great when we discover the beauty that’s been under our own noses all along? This collection of crepe myrtles behind the Council library in Jubilee Park grabbed my attention the other day. I walk past them every morning and yet it felt like I was appreciating them for […]

Vigoro States 5

Keeping Vigoro alive

IT’S NOT unfair to say that of all women’s sports played in Queensland Vigoro may be one of those with the fewest participants. Just three associations exist Cairns, Fassifern, and Ipswich,  For a number of years now, a group of Beaudesert girls have been keeping the game alive by travelling […]

Marilyn Liebke. Carmel Carter. Bronwyn Thorne, Marg Collins and Liz Avery

Music, Mahjon and Mosiacs – U3A open day

Photo gallery below. Photos by Keer Moriarty. BEAUDESERT’S University of the Third Age (U3A) group showcased the huge range of activities they have available when they held their Open Day at The Club. From line dancing to lunching, aqua aerobics to art, French to floristry, this volunteer based group has […]

Kay Tommerup, Harry Tommerup, Theresa Scholl, Aspen Forgan, Kate Van Der Borgh, Chris Topher, Chef Kyle McNamara and Dallas Davidson

A mateship between farmers and consumers:  Towri Growers’ Market

A NEW initiative by local sheep farmer, Dallas Davidson of Towri Sheep Cheeses, gives consumers the opportunity to form strong connections with the people who grow their food. Dallas says Towri Growers’ Market goes a bit deeper than a local producers’ market. “The idea is to create a mateship between […]

Cane toad catchers in action!

Cane toads busted in Scenic Rim

CANE toads should be in shorter supply after over 100 Scenic Rim residents took part in the Great Cane Toad Bust  during January. The Great Cane Toad Bust is Australia’s biggest cane toad control event, changing the game for Cane Toad control. Lizz Hills organised the Rathdowney event and said they […]

Karl Mitchell
Personality Profile

Personality Profile – Karl Mitchell

YOUNG Beaudesert trainee professional golfer, Karl Mitchell, wakes up every morning with a smile on his face. Maybe that’s a little stretch, but his love of golf and an opportunity to work at the local course has him confidently believing he has the perfect job. Karl, 28, was born at […]

Southbank TAFE nursing induction

Free Diploma of Nursing course in 2024

STUDENTS from the Beaudesert region are amongst 1400 in Southeast Queensland who have enrolled in a Diploma of Nursing course for free in 2024. The Diploma of Nursing at TAFE allows students to get a headstart in healthcare at world class facilities, including simulated nursing rooms that replicating a real-life […]

Stephen Tanner

Stephen runs for sister

THE mental health challenges faced by many cancer survivors is not talked about much, but local runner Stephen Tanner feels so strongly about it, he took it to the mountaintops. The Beaudesert veterinarian took on Tasmania’s Point to Pinnacle half marathon in support of his sister Christine, who was diagnosed […]