Sharlyn O'Leary.
Personality Profile

Sharlyn O’Learyn – A life shaped by kindness

Seeing her kids run around outside, sharing what they have with others and thriving in their own way is what brings Sharlyn O’Leary joy. This town is a far cry from the small mission area of Koebule (known as KB Mission) in Milne Bay Province Papua New Guinea, where Sharlyn […]

The Woodchop is a feature of the Boonah Show. Image supplied.

Boonah Show returns with ‘So Much More’

The Boonah Show returns for 2024 on 31st May and 1st June. This year’s show acknowledges the generational progression of the event, with the theme ‘So Much More in 2024’ set to highlight the hard work of the founding members and the future of the coming generations. An exciting new […]

Ray Weber with Dick Moloney.
Personality Profile

A lucky man

Ray Weber considers himself to be a lucky man. Diagnosed with cancer in 2021, he was given six months to live. “It was during covid and it was not a good time to get sick,” Ray said. Ray sold his property, closed his earthmoving business down and gave his beloved […]

Karla Muller and Winnie.
People and their Pets

People and their Pets – Karla and Winnie

Winnie the mini dachshund is one lucky puppy. The 13-week-old pooch gets pushed around in a pram, carried in a sling and cuddled at every opportunity by her young owner Karla Muller and Karla’s mum, Yen. Karla, 10, has a lot of love for her furry little sidekick. “I wanted […]

Beaudesert Poultry Club’s Annual Show exhibitors with their prize chickens. Image supplied.

Beaudesert Poultry Club Annual Show returns

The Beaudesert Poultry Club Annual Show returns with a special Mediterranean chicken breed feature on May 25 at Beaudesert Showgrounds. The annual show consists of participants exhibiting their chickens to be judged on physical appearance, handling quality, and health of the chickens provided. Each exhibit is judged on the Australian […]

Janice and Joanne Heit of Beaudesert RSL Sub Branch Women's Auxiliary pay their respects.

Beaudesert remembers

Beaudesert locals young and old have honoured the ANZACs in moving tributes across the township. The town’s dawn service was sombre and evocative as ever as people turned out quietly in the darkness to remember. The catafalque party kept guard as Beaudesert RSL Sub Branch President Ian Johnson led the […]

Alice Love (centre) celebrates her 103rd birthday with family and friends. Photo by Shontae Iafeta.

Alice Love turns 103 

Alice Love celebrated her 103rd birthday on April 29 at Whiddon Beaudesert Star surrounded by family and friends who love her to bits. Alice was born in Mount Morgan on April 28, 1921, and has lived in Beaudesert since 1941 after her marriage to William Love.  Her granddaughter and grandson in […]

MIke Tyler, Shelby Ackerman and Miss Tommy at The Overflow Estate

Scenic Rim Farm Gate Trail is on! 

The Scenic Rim Farm Gate Trail is happening this Sunday, April 28 from 9am to 3pm with freshly picked produce, alpaca cuddles and goat giggles, farm walks and wine tasting right around the corner. It’s the much loved and highly anticipated day when the farmers, growers, producers, winemakers, brewers, distillers […]

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 […]