Super Trouper

Super Trouper- a one night only experience

Transporting Beaudesert back to the heady days of glitter, flares and blue eyeshadow, the Sunshine Coast’s premier ABBA Tribute band, Super Trouper, will perform for one night only at The Centre, Beaudesert. Gauranteed to get everyone doing their best disco dancing, Super Trouper takes the audience for a ride through […]

Moloney family outside their home at Bromelton

History – The lonely lemon tree

On Sandy Creek Road just outside Beaudesert, grows a lonely Bush Lemon Tree. The tree was planted by Mr Moloney as part of his orchard to feed his growing family in the very early 1900s. Along with other trees planted near to the cottage the family had built, this tree […]

Grow Your Own

Grow your own – Figs

One of our favourite trees here at Tullamore Farm are figs.  We grow two varieties – Brown Turkey and Black Genoa and both do well in our local climate.  Most people have had little to do with fresh figs and the only experience for many is purchasing them heavily preserved […]

Division 4 candidates Ken Chancellor and Jennifer Sanders

Who will represent us?

MOST Beaudesert voters will have two choices when they head to the polls at the March 16 Local Government Elections for Scenic Rim: Jennifer Sanders or Ken Chancellor. The Division Four candidates were announced in that order at the ballot draw, performed by Returning Officer for Scenic Rim, Leonie Walsh […]

Helen St drain infrastructure
What Susie Saw

What Susie Saw – Helen Street drains

Here’s a glorious sky over the culvert collection on Helen Street the other morning.  It sounds like a giant frog hotel on muggy mornings.  We walk past it every day, and sometimes I remember those culverts are destined for greater things, like fixing the town’s drainage.  No offence to the frogs.

Logan & Jono

Improving tennis skills

THE Beaudesert Tennis Association is not only looking for new members this season they are also looking to help players improve their game. In a boost to tennis coaching they have partnered this year with Platinum Tennis to provide the platform for lessons locally. District tennis player, Logan Taylor, has […]

Georgia, Dave and Harry Tommerup at the 1888 homestead

Still dairying despite the odds

DAVE Tommerup reckons the giant fig tree towering over the homestead he grew up in might be 180 years old. It put down roots decades before his great-great grandfather Matthew Horan registered the family’s cattle brand in 1874 in a tale not quite as old as the hills, but pretty […]

Personal trainer, Kamini Pillay, gets the first group of seniors in Beaudesert moving with a smile.

Getting seniors up and out

A NEW community initiative aimed at helping seniors get active and out of their lounge chairs has started in Beaudesert. Titled the Active Living Program for Seniors, the first session was held earlier this month at the CWA Hall in Brisbane Street. Not for Profit group Able Australia is running […]

seddon 60th

Celebrating an Aussie life

WHEN Paul Seddon was in his early twenties he was assigned to spend a short few weeks working as a member of the Royal British Air Force in Woomera in the backblocks of Australia. While it was just for a blink in time his memories surrounding visiting a local Aussie […]

The mystery bin

Public bins are common sense

BEAUDESERT business representatives continuing to call for bins at the northern end of the CBD say it is simply common sense to put bins where the litter is happening. There are no public bins on Brisbane Street north of Davidson Park despite that part of the CBD having the highest […]