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 […]

Debbie Wilson on an EmpowHER walk she went on. Image supplied.

EmpowHER wins national award

The Scenic Rim’s EmpowHER hiking program has been nationally recognised, taking out the Programs and Activities Award at the 2022 Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards in Melbourne. The Council initiative, led by Community […]

Destination Scenic Rim Management Committee Member Nathan Overell.

The missing link

The local tourism industry is getting behind a campaign to reopen Duck Creek Road, citing impacts not only on tourists but also on the local workforce which relies on tourism jobs. Duck Creek Road has […]

Debbie and Rod Richardson.

Farmers fight foot-and-mouth threat

Local farmers are tightening biosecurity to protect their herds and keep foot-and-mouth disease out of Australia. Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious animal disease that affects cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. Following an outbreak […]

Tabooba couple Allen and Sharne Muller with their kids Lincoln, Seth and Pearl

Eat Local Week wraps up for another year

Beaudesert farmers and foodies have wrapped up another popular Scenic Rim Eat Local Week full of sold-out events and buzzing crowds. The region-wide annual spectacle culminated in the Winter Harvest Festival at Aratula, where Beaudesert […]