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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Locals show their support for the 150 year celebrations at the B150 launch on the weekend.

Join the B150 party

AS the district prepares to celebrate its 150 year history the good news is we no longer have to try to pronounce or even spell Sesquicentennial for the entire year. The celebrations will now be simply known as B150. A new logo and name for Beaudesert’s big birthday was officially […]

Fire ants

Funding, eradication priorities in fight against fire ants

A NATIONAL commitment to eradicate one of the world’s worst invasive species, the red imported fire ant (RIFA), has been reinforced with further confirmation of funding to the National Fire Ant Eradication Program. All governments have now locked in funding to deliver the four-year response plan. These commitments maintain important […]

Jenny and Mick Young

A present for Christmas Creek Road

FRUSTRATED residents living along Christmas Creek Road will be pleased to hear that work on repairing the flood damaged sections of their bumpy thoroughfare will begin in two months time. Jenny Young has been living along Christmas Creek Road since the 80’s and has been waiting patiently for the work […]

Duck Creek Road advocates Dick Moloney, Peter and Mary Rohan, Sally and Michael Undery and Jodie O’Reilly

Bring Back Duck Creek Road petition launched

ADVOCATES for reopening Duck Creek Road at Kerry have launched an online petition to bolster their efforts. Duck Creek Road has been closed since 2017, when ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie caused severe damage through flooding and landslips. The road, which connects Beaudesert and O’Reilly’s via Kerry Road, is considered an essential […]