The Kooralbyn RSL Sub Branch Anzac Day service is incredibly moving.
Regular Columns

What’s On in Beaudesert – Anzac Day, Cent Auction and more!

Enliven Your Letterbox competition, April 14-29:  A community-led competition to paint the best letterbox in Beaudesert. Share what inspires you about nature and your beautiful surrounds. Prizes for the three top letterboxes. The competition will take place from April 14-28 and winners will be announced April 29. For more information […]

Brayford's shops in Beaudesert
History

Beaudesert township

THE town of Beaudesert began as a ‘private town’ with the auction of town allotments subdivided from Beaudesert Station. The honour of being the first person to commence a business in town has been given to either Jeremiah Dunn or Thomas Brayford, depending on the writer. Jeremiah Dunn was a […]

Grow Your Own

Grow your own – Peas

We have always grown peas and beans here with our favorite being snow peas.   Our local climate offers excellent conditions for growing both. Choose a sunny location with well-drained soil and ensure that the area receives at least six hours of sunlight daily. Prior to planting, prepare the soil […]

Keer Moriarty
Editorial

Looking forward to being revitalised

Work is well underway on the Beaudesert Town Centre Revitalisation program. Quite frankly I’m excited about this, really excited. I know there are a number of people who have been a bit negative about the revitalisation plans, mainly whether or not we need a new library and where it should […]

Cr Stephen Moriarty with Deputy Mayor Duncan McInnes. Image supplied.
News

Councillor Comment – Cr Stephen Moriarty

Welcome to my first ‘Council Comment’ column since being elected as the councillor for Division 3. I would like to thank everyone for their messages of congratulations and words of support since being elected. It is an honour and a privilege to be serving the community in which I was […]

Rachel Tucker, Traceyann Bridgen, Rob McDougal, Mary McDougall, Cheryl Ardrey and Brian Nutley
News

A celebration of community strength – Veresdale State School’s 125th anniversary

As far as birthdays go, 125 is a pretty big one. Veresdale Scrub State School is celebrating this historical milestone with the 125th anniversary of its opening on April 25. The school’s establishment was mainly due to a dedicated group of parents campaigning for a school to be constructed on […]

President Glen Sainty and John Middendorp. Image supplied.
News

First Life Member for The Club Beaudesert

Former member of the Australian Army Reserve, John Middendorp, received The Club Beaudesert’s first ever life membership on March 18 in recognition of his service to The Club over the past 20 years. John was presented with a commemorative badge and new membership card with the Life Member title. John […]

Zac and Susie Cunningham leaving Beaudesert Hospital with newborn baby Rosie
News

The circle of life

Twelve years ago, on a Sunday afternoon in June, Dave Cockburn knocked on the front door of the small home we rented down on the corner of Beetham and Petersen streets. He was the Scenic Rim’s Deputy Mayor and also chaired the Scenic Rim Health Services Taskforce, which was fighting […]

Andrew Gough with his car, Betoota Rescue.
News

Beaudesert team joins Mystery Box Rally 2024

Beaudesert resident Andrew Gough and his good friend Chris Fletcher are forming the Lost Bearings Team to join this year’s Mystery Box Rally held on August 16. Mystery Box Rally is one of the largest community lead fundraising events for Cancer Council in Australia. The event will consist of teams […]

Peter Eggenhuizen.
Personality Profile

Peter Eggenhuizen and the need to persist.

The secret to success is one of life’s great mysteries, though for local real estate agent Peter Eggenhuizen, hard work and persistence is the answer. Owner and founder of Platinum Edge Properties, Peter says his career has taken him on quite the journey. “I don’t need to be in the […]