Clicked by Katie

Clicked by Katie

Sophie Buchanan (12) and her Australian Stock Horse filly, Halls Dandy Rio compete for Rathdowney Pony Club at the Beaudesert Show.  Sony. Alpha 85mm f 1.8, ISO 160,  1/3200sec


Dedicated to family and community

A loving wife and mother and dedicated community volunteer, Eileen May Johns was born on 3 December 1933 and passed away on 8 August 2023, aged 89 years. Eileen was born in Brisbane and grew up in Moorooka, attending St Brendan’s School until she was 14 years of age. When […]

Christine and Poppy
People and their Pets

People and their Pets

Christine Grimmett and her husband Dave hadn’t intended to get another dog after the loss of their blue cattle dog, but Spoodle puppy Poppy has fitted into their lives perfectly. “We had to look after a poodle for my cousin in Sydney and we became so attached it was traumatic […]

Grace Cahill

McAuley 2023 Arts Showcase

McAuley College will host its third Arts Showcase on Friday 6 October, with photography and art on display as well as a range of student performances. Enjoy an evening of creativity and inspiration, where students’ remarkable achievements will be on display. This free evening is a great chance to explore […]

Lara Mills, Cr Michael Enright, St Mary’s Principal Renay Condon, McAuley College Principal Deidre Young and Olive Kuhne.

Robots inspire ‘The Big Write’

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School held its annual Book Week and Science Week celebrations during August, with  Dress Up as a Book Character Day, a visit by the Australian author Tristian Bancks and ‘The Big Write’.  St Mary’s Assistant Principal, Diane McClure, said the theme for Book Week 2023 was […]

A-Choired Taste members are excited to have Jonathon Welch AM coming to Beaudesert.

‘Choir of Hard Knocks’ leader in Beaudesert

One of Australia’s most popular choir leaders, Jonathon Welch AM is coming to Beaudesert in October to run a choir workshop for any adults who enjoy singing together.  Jonathon, renowned for leading ABC’s ’Choir of Hard Knocks’, has performed around the world alongside Baz Lurhmann, John Farnham, Jimmy Barnes, KD […]

Corey Rooks tries out the driving simulator

“It only takes five seconds”

Young drivers had the opportunity to get driving tips from Australian racing driver Mark Larkham at the Young Driver Education Night, coordinated by Beaudesert Rotary. Larkham’s presentation came at the end of an emotional evening and he said that driving is a privilege, not a right. “To do it well […]

Artist impression of aerial view of the revitalisation of the Beaudesert town centre.

Next steps for town centre revitalisation

The next phase of the Beaudesert Town Centre Revitalisation project is about to commence, with drainage improvements to begin in October. A Scenic Rim Regional Council spokesperson said works will begin at the Spring Creek outlet (Council Depot end), along Short Street to Brisbane Street. New drains will be installed […]

Maree Blow
Personality Profile

Personality Profile – Maree Blow

Maree Blow has spent her whole life in Beaudesert, with the exception of five years in Mackay. Maree is one of five children.  They all attended Beaudesert Primary School and Beaudesert State High School, where she enjoyed playing netball and her brothers all played football. Her mother, Julianne, was a […]

Dylan Biggs knocks Ryan Mitcham to the ground. Image supplied.

Biggs message to Tszyu

The Beaudesert Storm, Dylan Biggs, has sent Nikita Tszyu a clear message following his shocking one round knockout of Ryan Mitcham in Sydney.  Biggs made the boxing world stand up and take notice after three  knockdowns in round one for a KO win. Biggs said he didn’t expect a KO […]