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22 SEPTEMBER - CEREMONY WELCOMES NEWEST AUSSIES

Twelve Scenic Rim residents have officially become fair dinkum Aussies in a citizenship ceremony at The Centre Beaudesert on Monday. Scenic Rim's newest Australian citizens originated from the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Hungary, Brazil and the Philippines.
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16 SEPTEMBER - MAKING TRACKS ON TRAMWAY BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

Replacement of Tramway Bridge at Christmas Creek is expected to commence by month's end, requiring the closure of Rudd Lane at the crossing site. Rudd Lane will be closed at Tramway Bridge from Wednesday 28 September 2016 and is expected to reopen February 2017, weather permitting. There will be a signposted detour via Tramway Road.
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16 SEPTEMBER - GAS EXTRACTION MORE THAN JUST HOT AIR

Council is reaping financial dividends from the installation of a landfill gas extraction system at the Central Landfill facility in Bromelton. The system, commissioned 12 months ago in partnership with LMS Energy, extracts and flares the methane gas produced from the old landfill cell.
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16 SEPTEMBER - SIGN ON FOR BE HEALTHY & ACTIVE 2017

Sport and recreation clubs, community organisations and health professionals are being encouraged to sign on for Council's 2017 Be Healthy & Active Program. Council is calling for expressions of interest from potential service providers to run events and activities in conjunction with the annual program.
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13 SEPTEMBER - MILLION TREES PROGRAM HELPS FARMING RESILIENCE

Council’s Rural Trees Initiative, part of the Million Trees Program, will once again assist rural landholders by providing free native trees to assist in land management.
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6 SEPTEMBER - FIREWEED REMINDER FOR LANDOWNERS

Council is reminding landowners to take appropriate precautionary and preventative measures against Fireweed, with current weather conditions providing prime conditions for the spread of the declared pest weed.
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5 SEPTEMBER - COMMUNITY URGED TO HAVE A SAY ON DRAFT PLANS

Scenic Rim residents are being encouraged to have a say on a draft master plan for the renewal and revitalisation of the Beaudesert, Boonah and Tamborine Mountain town centres during a month-long consultation.
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30 AUGUST - PEAK PARK PROJECT PROGRESSING

Council is forging ahead with the delivery of a range of infrastructure improvements at Peak Crossing's popular Peak Mountain View Park. Council has recently completed the sealing of the internal road and car parking areas within the park which represents a significant improvement to the amenity of the venue.
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30 AUGUST - COUNCIL SUPPORTS EXAMINATION OF GAMES FEASIBILITY

Council has given its support to further investigations into a potential SEQ 2028 Olympic Games. Mayor Greg Christensen said the decision represented an agreement to collaborate on work which will identify the long-term needs of SEQ across key areas including people, mass movement and regional venues. "This does not commit Council to join a bid for an Olympic Games," he said.
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29 AUGUST - FOOTPATH EXTENSION IN STEP WITH COMMUNITY NEEDS

The completion of a major footpath extension in Brisbane Street, Beaudesert, has not only improved pedestrian access but also created a 600-metre walking circuit. The 185-metre extension links the footpath from the Beaudesert Pool to Enright Bridge in McKee Street and connects to the existing footpath network through Jubilee Park.
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