Former teacher Steve Moriarty (centre) at the Scenic Rim Business Awards
Council 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 […]

Beaudesert Town Centre Revitalisation in progress.

Revitalisation ‘worth the wait’ – Council

ANTICIPATION is building for a new-look Beaudesert as Council works on a new community meeting space in the middle of town. Beaudesert CBD is a hive of activity as the Scenic Rim Regional Council finally makes progress on fixing the town’s drainage problem and on what they are calling the […]

Beaudesert Shire Council's International Truck c 1922, State Library of Queensland

Celebrate Beaudesert’s birthday by sharing memories and memorabilia

Supplied content (SRRC) With preparations in full swing for Beaudesert’s 150th birthday celebrations, Scenic Rim Regional Council is hoping residents will come to the party by sharing their memories and memorabilia for an exhibition opening in July. The Between the Rivers and the Mountains exhibition traces Beaudesert’s journey during the […]

The inquiry will examine impediments to the profitability of primary producers.

Queensland probe into supermarket pricing

THE Queensland Government has established Queensland’s first supermarket pricing select committee, chaired by Bundaberg MP Tom Smith. The committee will examine causes and effects of increased supermarket prices and identify opportunities to increase transparency. The committee was established following the Premier’s meetings with the heads of Australia’s big four supermarkets. […]

Tom Sharp

Appetite for change

TOM Sharp looks set to be the new Mayor of Scenic Rim. Outgoing Mayor Greg Christensen conceded defeat after two terms and offered his congratulations to fellow candidate Tom Sharp following the March 16 vote. It was Sharp’s third tilt at the Mayoralty and as at March 20, he had […]

Division 4 candidates Ken Chancellor and Jennifer Sanders

Who will represent us?

MOST Beaudesert voters will have two choices when they head to the polls at the March 16 Local Government Elections for Scenic Rim: Jennifer Sanders or Ken Chancellor. The Division Four candidates were announced in that order at the ballot draw, performed by Returning Officer for Scenic Rim, Leonie Walsh […]

The mystery bin

Public bins are common sense

BEAUDESERT business representatives continuing to call for bins at the northern end of the CBD say it is simply common sense to put bins where the litter is happening. There are no public bins on Brisbane Street north of Davidson Park despite that part of the CBD having the highest […]

Steve Moriarty

Moriarty has Division Three

Steve Moriarty has secured the Division Three Councillor position for Scenic Rim, unopposed in the local government election when nominations closed. Steve, who lost the 2016 election to Virginia West by less then 100 votes, said he was surprised when no one nominated to run against him. “Outgoing councillor, Virginia […]

Ken Chancellor

Resident safety is a key goal

SCENIC Rim Division Four council candidate Ken Chancellor will campaign for election on March 16 on a vision of fostering a vibrant, inclusive, and safe community.  For the past twenty years he has worked as a dedicated entrepreneur, successfully navigating various professional roles that have equipped me with a diverse […]

John Powell

‘More bins please!’

Chamber reopens lid on bin issue BEAUDESERT business representatives love Council’s new look bins in the township so much, they want more. Wheelie bin covers rolled out across Beaudesert CBD feature images promoting the region’s natural beauty with the slogan, ‘Working together to keep the Scenic Rim spectacular’. Chamber of […]