Lynne Dickman and Jennifer Sanders at the Queensland Day celebrations.
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Councillor Comment – Cr Jennifer Sanders

I have been attending various events across the region and recently attended a lovely BBQ at Kooralbyn hitching rail. I wanted to thank everyone who welcomed me.  I saw hundreds of Ducatti motorbikes coming from the Kooralbyn resort where they had been staying.  It was great to see such a […]

At the Gondwanan Heritage exhibition launch.
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Council Comment – Cr Stephen Moriarty

It’s been a busy few weeks as I settle into my role as the elected councillor for Division Three. As with any new job, it takes time to familiarise yourself with an organisation’s systems, processes, and culture, and I’m grateful to the Council staff who have assisted with my transition […]

Cr Michael Enright
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Council Comment

Adaptive Re-Use of Former Sale Yards The pig and calf sale yard has been a divisive and emotive issue in the community and although much of the information that stirred such emotion was incorrect, as confirmed in the heritage appeal process, Council have responded to these community concerns and are […]

Cr Virginia West
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Scenic RIm Regional Council – Comments

2023 Business Excellence Awards Nominations are now open for these biennial awards for local businesses.  I encourage all business owners to consider nominating as this is the perfect opportunity to evaluate the strategic pathway, strengths, performance, and achievements of your operations.  The awards are also a great way to receive […]

Amanda Hay.
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Council Watch with Amanda Hay – 15 July

Brickbat Cr West has expressed disappointment that four of her fellow Councillors (all male) overruled the sentiment of gender equity equality by failing to vote for her to fill the final spot on the CEO recruitment panel.  I’m sure Scenic Rim residents have lost count of the number of times […]

Amanda Hay.
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Council Watch – 1 July

The following are my views, not those of the Editor. Any threats of legal action can be directed to me. Bouquet Council’s Ordinary Meeting of 21 June 2022 included Selection of an Additional Councillor as Panel Member for Chief Executive Officer Recruitment. There were two nominations: Cr West (nominated by […]

Amanda Hay
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Council Watch – 3 June 2022

The following are my views, not those of the Editor. Any threats of legal action can be directed to me. Bouquet Congratulations to Cr Jeff McConnell who was appointed as Deputy Mayor on 24 May 2022 for a period of 12 months.  The Mayor nominated Cr Enright for a second […]