Eat Local Week
Scenic Rim Eat Local Week celebrates the food, farmers and natural beauty of the Scenic Rim through a program of festivals, farm gate events and culinary experiences.
Job creation, growth and opportunity for the Scenic Rim community are at the heart of a new
Council initiative aimed at stimulating the local economy.
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2016-17 Scenic Rim Regional Council Budget
Council's 2016-17 Budget was adopted at a Special Meeting held on Thursday 23 June. The key outcomes of the Budget are included in the Community Budget Report. A PDF copy of the report can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE
28 JUNE - COMMUNITIES TO BE ENRICHED BY $35,000 IN GRANTS
Community and sporting groups which help to enrich life in the Scenic Rim region will share in more than $35,000 in the final funding round of Council's Community Grants Program this financial year.
28 JUNE - CLUB GIVEN CARRIAGE OF TAMBORINE'S SWAN PARK
Logan Drivers and Riders Association (LDRA) will be granted a five-year lease over Swan Park at Tamborine to allow the club to develop the site for carriage driving and riding activities. LDRA has proposed developing the park in Goodsell Crescent into a venue which could accommodate a range of community-based equine pursuits.
28 JUNE - HEALTH AND WELLBEING PROGRAM GROWS
Scenic Rim Council's Health and Wellbeing Program is growing from strength to strength, improving the health of communities as well as residents. A report on the outcomes of the Health and Wellbeing Plan shows strong community support for an ever increasing number of activities which have helped residents get more out of life and played a part in strengthening the social fabric of communities.
28 JUNE - MANAGEMENT PLANS ADOPTED FOR FLYING FOX COLONIES
Council has adopted new management plans for three identified flying fox roosts in Scenic Rim. Colonies at Canungra, Witheren and Kooralbyn, which are among 11 locations within Scenic Rim where flying foxes are known to roost, are captured under the new plans.
28 JUNE - DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR WONGAWALLAN RD SUBDIVISION
A development permit is to be issued for a 12-lot residential subdivision at 106-110 Wongawallan Rd, Tamborine Mountain. Planning and Development Committee Chair Cr Rick Stanfield said the proposed development dated back more than a decade and, at the time, was approved by the Planning and Environment Court.
10 JUNE - ROBOTICS WORKSHOPS WILL HELP BUILD DIGITAL LITERACY
Scenic Rim Council's libraries will be helping to build the digital literacy of secondary school students in the region through workshops where designing and programming robots will be as easy as A,B,C. A $9750 Vision 2017 Coding and Robotics grant from the State Library of Queensland will provide 10 Lego Mindstorm kits to introduce Scenic Rim students to new technologies through play-based learning.
10 JUNE - LEAF THROUGH A BOOK AT STORY TIME IN THE PARK
Preschoolers and their parents and carers are invited to join the fun and games at Story Time in the Park at Beaudesert and Kooralbyn. With the focus on learning through fun and laughter, the free Story Time in the Park sessions are an initiative of Scenic Rim Regional Council libraries, the State Library's First 5 Forever Program and the Mununjali Housing Development Company.
3 JUNE - $100,000 FOR SCENIC RIM TOURIST TRAIL GATEWAY PROJECTS
Two public art projects which will form way-finding gateways to a new Scenic Rim tourist trail have received a $100,000 boost from the State Government.
31 MAY - RADF FUNDS BRING LOCAL ARTS PROJECTS TO LIFE
A Tamborine Mountain artist's project that uses an app to bring to life stories of the deceased while walking through cemeteries has been boosted with $13,000 through Round Two of the 2015-16 Scenic Rim RADF Program.
30 MAY - COUNCIL ENCOURAGES OWNERS TO DE-SEX PETS
Council is partnering with RSPCA Queensland and participating veterinary clinics to encourage pet owners to de-sex their cats and dogs. From 1 June to 31 August 2016 selected local veterinary clinics are offering discounts to support pet owners in having their animals de-sexed as part of the Operation Wanted campaign.
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