Debbie Wilson on an EmpowHER walk she went on. Image supplied.

EmpowHER wins national award

The Scenic Rim’s EmpowHER hiking program has been nationally recognised, taking out the Programs and Activities Award at the 2022 Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards in Melbourne. The Council initiative, led by Community […]

Destination Scenic Rim Management Committee Member Nathan Overell.

The missing link

The local tourism industry is getting behind a campaign to reopen Duck Creek Road, citing impacts not only on tourists but also on the local workforce which relies on tourism jobs. Duck Creek Road has […]

Debbie and Rod Richardson.

Farmers fight foot-and-mouth threat

Local farmers are tightening biosecurity to protect their herds and keep foot-and-mouth disease out of Australia. Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious animal disease that affects cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. Following an outbreak […]

Ian Duff
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Ian Duff

When the Tancred’s meat workers went on strike, Ian Duff and his mates thought they’d make a motza picking pears in Cobram. They earned about $10 their first day, which did little to cover the […]


Covid project brings smiles

Like many people, Debby and Ken Schubring found themselves locked down at home and bored during COVID. Unlike many, they had the distraction of their property and Ken’s workshop with a treasure trove of equipment […]

Sarah Macginley

Sarah eyes off state title

A passion for her hometown is behind Sarah Macginley’s pursuit of the 2022 Queensland Rural Ambassador State Title. Sarah, 30, was recently named as one of 10 state finalists for the coveted award, which will […]