RWC Businessperson of the Year

Local plumbing company top of State

Local plumbing company Franklin Plumbing and Gas have received a top award at the Master Plumbers Association of Queensland’s 2023 Plumbing and Gas Awards.  Company Director, John Franklin, was awarded the coveted RWC Business Person of the Year award at the awards ceremony held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition […]

Alsace Polo is a stand out wedding venue.

A touch of rustic charm

Alsace Polo, a privately owned family property located at Veresdale Scrub, is a stand out DIY wedding venue. It provides the opportunity to not only have an outstanding wedding, but to also make savings on your special day. Positioned in stunning countryside, it features an intimate courtyard for ceremonies, a […]

Colin and Heather Sanders on their wedding day.

A lifetime of true love 60 years of wedded bliss

Colin Sanders first spotted Heather McKinnon from the stage of a dance hall in Ardno in South-Western Victoria.  On 28 September Colin and Heather, who now live in Boyland, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary.  On the first night they met, Colin was playing the accordian with his family dance […]


Elopement alternative to traditional wedding

Scenic Rim Elope is a newly launched boutique wedding planning business specialising in creating all-inclusive elopement packages. “Elopement packages redefine the way couples say ‘I do’ by providing simple, beautiful and affordable experiences in some of the Scenic Rim’s most picturesque locations,” says founder and wedding planner Amanda Lutvey. “An […]

Beaudesert Golf Club is perfect for your ceremony, reception and photos.

A stunning backdrop for any function 

Beaudesert Golf Club offers a stunning backdrop for any function.  With rolling green fairways, a beautiful deck looking out onto the course and a private function room that accommodates up to 150 guests, there is no better place to hold your special day. Your wedding ceremony can be held in […]

Rhyce Sharp, Adam Lee, John Franklin, Lochlan McKeller, Lachlan Bond and Max Wagner from Franklin Plumbing and Gas.

Local company a finalist in national awards

Franklin Plumbing and Gas, Tamborine, has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Australian Trades Small Business Champion Awards. A locally owned and operated business, it is a finalist in the Plumber – Medium category. The awards recognise the hard work by businesses in their local communities in generating […]


Beaudesert’s first EV Charger at Beaudesert Tyre Store

Beaudesert’s first electric vehicle charger is ready for action, with installation finalised at Beaudesert Tyre Store. The fast DC charger will operate on the Chargefox network, and will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Maureen Ball said there had been a year of planning prior to […]


Greg moves on after 33 years

When Greg Brown started working at Mitre 10 in October 1990, he had no idea it would be his home away from home for the next 33 years. In July this year, Greg’s last day at Mitre 10 will signal the beginning of a new era as he goes into […]


$23.94 million for key infrastructure projects

A total of $23.94 million has been allocated to improving roads, bridges, footpaths and drainage across the Scenic Rim from a total of $34.754 million of capital expenditure in Council’s 2023-2024 Budget. Capital expenditure of $13.045 million on roads will include $4.8 million to commence the first stage of works […]


New counselling service for NDIS participants

Local community support organisation Carinity is expanding its range of services available in the Scenic Rim district. Their counselling centre, Illoura, which has supported the mental health of locals for over 30 years, will now meet the growing demand for programs designed specifically for people with disability. Carinity Therapist Samantha […]