Members of the Australian Olympic Rowing Team training at Wyaralong in 2021. Photo by Keer Moriarty.

Wyaralong secures major regatta

Wyaralong Dam will play host to the state’s best rowers and all their supporters after the region secured the 2022 Queensland Grade Championship Rowing Regatta. The regatta, set for 3 – 4 December, is being spruiked as an event that will reinvigorate the local economy. The Scenic Rim Regional Council […]

A mural at Vonda Youngman Community Centre, Tamborine Mountain. Photo by Mark Paddick
Art and Culture

Public art in focus

The topic of ‘placemaking’ will be on the table for discussion at the 2 August Arts Dinner at The Centre in Beaudesert.  Set against the backdrop of the Life in Focus exhibition, which includes the Scenic Rim Story Marker Trails project, the event will explore how public art connects people […]

Beaudesert High students taking part in the program at The Centre in 2019, before it was delivered in schools
Council News

Expanded youth leadership program to continue

Council’s Youth Leadership Program will again be offered to students in years 6 and 10 after a pilot program extending it to include primary schools last year. At the 19 July Ordinary Meeting, Council endorsed a recommendation to continue the program in schools later in 2022. Mayor Greg Christensen said […]

Jeff McConnell.
Council News

Council Comment – 15 July

Deputy Mayor The Deputy Mayor position is reviewed every twelve months, so it was a privilege at the 24 May Ordinary Meeting to be elected by a majority of my fellow Councillors to the role of Deputy Mayor.  I would like to thank Cr Enright for his service and stewardship […]