Constable George Doyle and Albert Dahlke. Photo courtesy of State Library of Queensland

Dahlke and Doyle

Who has seen the graves of Albert Dahlke and Constable George Doyle in the Tamrookum Churchyard and not wondered who they are and why they should have been buried in a single grave?  Albert Christian Dahlke came to Beaudesert as an assistant to the pastor of the Church of England.  It […]

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 […]

Selwyn Park lights up

Selwyn Park Lights Up

Beaudesert’s sporting community is the winner from Scenic Rim Regional Council’s installation of new lighting at Selwyn Park.  The new LED lighting, which meets soccer competition standards, has been installed with an eye not only to players’ needs  but also the amenity of residents in Hopkins Street and the nearby St Mary’s Catholic Primary School.   Scenic […]

the truck and earth team and families

Going Pink for cancer research

Photo gallery bellow. Photos by Janice Pellinkhof. Over $5,000 has been raised for the National Breast Cancer Foundation by local company Truck and Earth. Organiser Em Tout said she was delighted with the result, which smashed her fundraising goal of $1,500. “I want to make a real difference to Australians […]

Rev Dr JeCheol Cook and new members, the Lloyd family and Fritzie Perocho

Uniting Church Enters A New Era in The Scenic Rim

On Sunday 8 October, the Scenic Rim Uniting Church held its inaugural Annual General Meeting.  The Scenic Rim Uniting Church was formed when the former Beaudesert and Canungra Uniting Churches merged in October 2022.  Both the Beaudesert and Canungra churches have a long and proud history in the region, with […]

Lake Moogerah

Excellence award for Lake Moogerah upgrades

Scenic Rim Regional Council has received an award for excellence for its Lake Moogerah Caravan Park Upgrade Project. The Environment and Sustainability Award was presented at the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia – Queensland and Northern Territory’s 2023 Excellence Awards, which acknowledge outstanding public works projects. Scenic Rim Mayor […]

Brisbane Street, 1907

Planning begins for Beaudesert’s 150th Anniversary

The Beaudesert Sesquicentennial Committee is preparing for Beaudesert’s biggest birthday – the grand celebration of the town’s 150th anniversary, which will take place in 2024.  The committee, comprising of Tim Andrews,  Sue Weymouth, Mark Plunkett and Lani Deeran, has already started working to organise signature events that will commemorate this historic […]

Rotary Induction

Dynamic quartet inducted into Rotary

The Rotary Club of Beaudesert recently inducted four new members. Described as a dynamic quartet Ashley Muller, Karl Muller, Renai Costa and Barbara Barnes each bring their own unique spark to the Club. Renai, with her extensive experience in allied health, was a force behind the successful Driver Education Night.  […]

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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 […]


Aggie raises £1000s

By Maxwell Harris From a little shed about the size of an old fashioned out house, near the pig and calf sale yards Aggie sold sandwiches,  tea and coffee to raise money for the soldiers of both World Wars.    Aggie never missed these fortnightly sales where she sold refreshments, at […]