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A public demonstration of the new Queensland Government Digital Customer Centre will be held on Wednesday 1 April, 11-12noon at Tamborine Mountain.
The demo will include details on how to use the video support for face-to-face customer service and will be held at the Tamborine Mountain Library.
For more information visit www.qld.gov.au/dsitia.
24 MARCH - ROAD IMPROVEMENTS FOR VERESDALE RESIDENTS
Council has started work on the reconstruction of Veresdale Scrub Road to improve flood immunity and widen the road surface. The capital works project involves the realignment and reconstruction of a one-kilometre section of roadway from the Fields Rd intersection, east to the top of the rise near Sirantro Court.
24 MARCH - MAROON AQUACULTURE FACILITY APPROVED
Council has approved the establishment of facilities to operate an aquaculture and intensive animal industry business at Maroon.
24 MARCH - TOURIST FACILITY APPROVAL FOR MOUNTAIN MANUFACTURER
Council's approval for the establishment of a tourist facility on Tamborine Mountain will see award-winning and internationally renowned skin care business 'Jasmin Aromatic Group' bloom.
24 MARCH - COUNCIL APPROVES EXTENSION OF HOURS FOR EXISTING GYM ON THE MOUNTAIN
Fitness enthusiasts on Tamborine Mountain will have the flexibility to work out 24/7 with Council approving an extension of operating hours for Main Fitness. Planning and Development Committee Chair Cr Jennifer Sanders said the approval provided an opportunity for the sports business in Main Street to compete with other gyms in neighbouring regions.
24 MARCH - CHANGING OF THE GUARD AT RATHDOWNEY
The RSL's presence in the Rathdowney community will soldier on, with the Beaudesert RSL sub-branch to take up the local chapter's leasehold in town. Rathdowney's RSL sub-branch, a chapter of the larger Beaudesert sub-branch, had a long-standing lease with Council over part of the Rathdowney Memorial Grounds which it sub-let to the Rathdowney Memorial Bowls Club.
24 MARCH - LEASE RENEWED FOR CEDAR CREEK PONY CLUB
Cedar Creek Pony Club's leasehold on grounds at Tamborine has been renewed for a further 10 years. Corporate and Community Services Chair Cr Nigel Waistell said the club managed a site at 1501 Beaudesert-Beenleigh Rd.
24 MARCH - 2014/15 COMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAM ROUND THREE
Council will provide more than $42,000 in assistance to local community groups through the third round of the 2014/15 Community Grants Program. In total, 36 community groups will share in financial support totalling $42,672, with an additional 17 groups receiving in-kind support totalling $8,500.
9 MARCH - COUNCIL AND COMMONWEALTH PARTNER ON ROAD UPGRADE
Council's planned upgrade of Sandy Creek Road at Bromelton has received funding support through the Federal Government's Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). Sandy Creek Rd carries the highest percentage of heavy vehicle traffic on Council's local road network.
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11 MARCH - INNOVATIVE CHANGES FOR SCENIC RIM RADF PROGRAM
Scenic Rim's Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) program is being restructured to promote greater alignment with local cultural initiatives and
deliver a more streamlined grants process for prospective applicants.
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11 MARCH - SCENIC RIM SUPPORTS INVESTIGATION OF SEQ OLYMPIC BID
Scenic Rim will join a collective of South East Queensland councils to explore the possibility of bidding to host the Olympic Games. "Collectively, the dozen councils involved represent 1-in-7 Australians and hosting an Olympic Games in South East Queensland has the potential to involve and benefit the entire region," Mayor John Brent said.
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