Steve Moriarty

Councillor Comment – Cr Stephen Moriarty 

Budget As Scenic Rim’s Portfolio Councillor for Sport and Recreation, it is pleasing to see Council’s 2024-2025 Budget supporting projects and programs that contribute to a healthier and more active community. My commitment is to ensure that Council continues to provide financial and logistical support to the many volunteers and […]

Age champions from Rathdowney State School. Image supplied.

Carnival brings schools together

The 68th annual Christmas Creek Valley Athletics Carnival saw students from Darlington, Hillview, Tamrookum and Rathdowney gather. The prestigious Christmas Creek Cup (awarded to the school with highest average number of points) went to Darlington State School, with the Dennis Shield (awarded to the school with the highest number of […]

McAuley College is participating in the Agribusiness Gateway to Industry project.

Program a gateway to rural jobs

A small group of colleges in the Scenic Rim region have enlisted along with 78 other schools in a government initiative aimed at encouraging young students to become part of tomorrow’s agriculture workforce. Jimboomba based Emmaus and Flagstone State Community colleges joined McAuley College in Beaudesert and Boonah State High […]


Making use of waste

Food producers throughout the Scenic Rim are finding innovative new ways to limit losses and create alternative uses for waste, as evidenced in a new report titled “Crop loss/waste on Australian horticulture farms, 2022–23” . The report was commissioned by the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water, […]

CWA members Sue Rimmington, Karen Lane and Charmaine Lamond.

Beaudesert CWA presents: Needles & Hooks Competition

Beaudesert Country Women’s Association (CWA) presents Needles & Hooks, a knitting and crocheting competition for crafters to enter their creations and win cash prizes.  Held on July 18, Needles & Hooks is open to members and non-members to give the community a chance to unleash their creativity and do so with […]

McAuley College teacher Zac Cunningham with Scenic Rim Sports owner Leanne Boyle. Photo by Keer Moriarty.

McAuley students apply design skills

As a part of the Year Ten Design curriculum, Design Teacher Zac Cunningham tasked his students with designing a print advertisement suitable for a newspaper for local business Scenic Rim Sports. “When I shared my idea with some lovely small businesses, they were more than happy to give up their […]

RPAS (drone) pilots Beaudesert Fire Captain Andy Rose, Boonah Fire Captain David Bland and Acting Lieutentant Chris Thompson.

Local firies thank drone pilot

The camaraderie between drone pilots David Bland, Andy Rose and Chris Thompson is clear as they chat about working in the Beaudesert RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) team. David is actually the Boonah Fire Captain, but he shares a special bond with his Beaudesert colleagues. For starters, he is in […]

Upcoming comittee. (back) Lynette Kenny and Sylvia Hickey. (front) Helen Scroggie, Edwin Youll and Heather Barnes.

Connection and friendship at Beaudesert Seniors 

Beaudesert Seniors held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on June 11 at Beaudesert Golf Club with 21 members gathered together to announce their 2024/25 committee.  Beaudesert Seniors is a social club for locals who appreciate participating in community activities, such as morning lawn bowls, playing cards, and joining other members […]

EMERGENCY BOOST: Logan Hospital staff have welcomed the new improved ED facilities.

Injection for Logan’s ED 

Scenic Rim residents who require emergency treatment at Logan Hospital will benefit from the recent completion of two new units. Logan’s new Emergency Short Stay Unit, located within the ED footprint on Level 2, opened in late last month and was closely followed by a new Intensive Care Unit (ICU) […]

Brent Draper with his family. Image supplied.

MasterChef winner brings Beauy ice-cream

Beaudesert born MasterChef 2023 winner Brent Draper partnered with Moremac Property Group to officially launch its Beaumoor project on June 29.  Brent and his family made a special appearance to serve homemade ice-cream to the locals.