Nikita Tszyu takes a heavy punch by Dylan Biggs. Image supplied.

Biggs back as Middleweight in 2024

Dylan Biggs lost his Australian Super Welterweight title to Nikita Tszyu in a brutal five round battle, ending in a TKO. Biggs overcame major challenges in the weeks leading up to the fight. He looked to be in control in the first round after dropping Tszyu in the opening minutes. […]

McAuley College Confraternity Team 2023

McAuley ready for 2024 season

As the 44th annual Confraternity Shield football season approaches, McAuley College is preparing their 2024 team. Biweekly training has commenced under the guidance of David Harris, Michael Colley and Paul McClure. “Despite travails of heat and rain, our boys are already showing strong determination,” says Mr Colley. The Confraternity Shield […]

Shiloh Staines with Vicki McAteer KM

Yarnbombers bring Christmas spirit

Beaudesert’s Yarnbombers are back this year, bringing Christmas spirit to the town and covering public spaces with cheery crocheted Christmas decorations. Vicki McAteer said they started by decorating Jubilee Park and are moving throughout the town. “This actually takes a long time – two days – and there is only […]

Karen Dickson-Morley and Mikaela Dickson (centre) with community members involved in naming Darryl Dickson Community Park KM

A lasting reminder of a community champion

For the past seven years, Karen Dickson-Murley has cried on the anniversary of her late husband’s death, but this year was different. Darryl Dickson was an active community member before he tragically died in a road accident, age 50, while cycling with Beaudesert Cycling Club members in November 2016. Gathering […]

Craig Servin with Carter Payne KM

Tamrookum student’s artwork in farm safety calendar

A young Tamrookum State School student has had his artwork selected from over 1,400 entries to feature in the Queenlsand Government’s 2024 Farm Safety calendar. Craig Servin from Workplace Health and Safety presented Prep student Carter Payne with $250 for being one of the 12 students from around Queensland whose […]

McAuley College with Mayor Greg Christensen

Beaudesert businesses excel at Awards Night

Beaudesert businesses picked up four out of 13 awards at the recent Scenic Rim Business Excellence Awards. McAuley College were delighted to win the Excellence in Community Services award. Principal Deidre Young said the school aims to care for and nurture students to enable them to go on and become […]

Russel Paulson, Steve Flaws and William Coulter

Skilling locals for a brighter future

Over 20 locals have been given the opportunity to gain new skills and qualifications through Harvest Point Church’s new traineeship programs. The twenty week long paid traineeship will see the trainees gain a Certificate 1 in Construction, White Card and First Aid and CPR qualifications. Coordinator Steve Flaws said one […]


Pig and Calf Saleyards to become picnic spot

A year after the Scenic Rim Regional Council won a court battle to rescind the Beaudesert Pig and Calf Saleyards’ listing in the Queensland Heritage Register, Council has opened community consultation. The consultation is not to decide what should be done with the saleyards, rather it is to comment on […]

Ben Eggenhuizen, Dylan Biggs and Peter Eggenhuizen

Home town support means everything

BEAUDESERT BACKS BIGGS Beaudesert Boxer and Australian Super Welterweight Champion, Dylan Biggs, is about to take on his toughest opponent yet – Nikita Tszyu. Tszyu may have Tszyucastle, but Biggs has the entire town of Beaudesert behind him. Long term sponsors of Biggs, Ben and Peter Eggenhuizen of Platinum Edge […]


Beaudesert woman survives box jellyfish attack

Beaudesert woman, Zoe Cahill, has taken on the deadliest creature on earth and survived. Zoe, who has been travelling in South East Asia for several months, was swimming off the shore of Zen Beach on the Thai island Ko Pha Ngan when a box jellyfish wrapped its tentacles around her […]