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.
A year-long program of cultural, historic and community events is planned across the Scenic Rim to commemorate the Anzac Centenary
The Scenic Rim is a wonderful place to live, work and spend your leisure time. With so much to offer,
Scenic Rim Regional Council aims to help both residents and visitors get the most out of the region.
View Council's weekly roadworks program for the Scenic Rim...
Public Nominations for the Business Excellence Awards are closing soon. Nominate your favourite local businesses through our ONLINE NOMINATION FORM by Friday 11 September.
A member of the public can complete a Public Nomination Form available in local newspapers or online. The nominated business or individual is notified by Council that they have been publicly nominated and is invited to complete the Business Nomination Form which is then entered into the judging process. A business or individual can also nominate themselves (or be nominated by their representative) by completing the Business Nomination Form which is then entered into the judging process.
For more information visit the Business Excellence Awards webpage.
1 SEPTEMBER - SCENIC RIM SHOWCASED IN NEW EDITION OF VISITOR GUIDE
Scenic Rim's popular visitor guide has been updated with a new edition, showcasing the region’s spectacular scenery, wonderful attractions and wide range of recreational activities. The 2015 edition of the guide will be available at this weekend's Beaudesert Show and from Visitor Information Centres throughout the Scenic Rim and beyond in the coming days.
28 AUGUST - COUNCIL COMMISSIONS FLOOD WARNING STATIONS
Six new automated river height and rainfall stations have been installed at sites throughout the Scenic Rim as part of a Council initiative to enhance the region's flood and severe weather warning network. The sites will provide additional real-time data to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) giving the agency a broader picture of what is occurring in the region's river and rainfall catchments.
27 AUGUST - NEW BRIDGE TRUCKED IN AT LAMINGTON
In a bridge-building first for Council, a new creek crossing has been delivered on site entirely pre-constructed and ready for installation. Council is currently undertaking the replacement of Deep Chinghee Bridge on Chinghee Creek Rd, with the ageing timber structure making way for a new pre-fabricated crossing constructed from composite fibre and concrete at a cost of approximately $300,000.
25 AUGUST - COUNCIL DELIVERS ON OPERATIONAL PLAN PRIORITIES
Council has signed off the final quarterly report card relating to the delivery of the 2014-15 Operational Plan. Mayor John Brent said the overall delivery of annual projects and recurrent projects captured in the 2014-15 Operational Plan had surpassed 93%.
25 AUGUST - EKKA HOLIDAY CONFIRMED FOR 2016
The Scenic Rim region will again celebrate the Ekka show holiday on the Monday of show week in 2016. Council has confirmed its preference for the annual Brisbane Royal National Show holiday to occur on Monday, 8 August 2016.
25 AUGUST - GUANABA EXPERIENCE APPROVAL CONDITIONS AMENDED
Council has voted to amend the conditions of approval for a proposed mountain biking and outdoor recreation park on Tamborine Mountain. Guanaba Experience will cater for a range of outdoor adventure activities including mountain biking, zip-lining, high ropes courses, camping and canopy walks.
19 AUGUST - COUNTDOWN ON FOR POOL SAFETY CHANGES
Scenic Rim pool owners have just over three months left to ensure their pool complies with mandatory Queensland fencing and safety requirements. All pools, including spas and some portable pools, need to comply with a uniform Queensland pool safety standard by 30 November 2015 or earlier if the property is sold or leased.
14 AUGUST - APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR RURAL TREES INITIATIVE
Applications for Council’s Millions Tress, Rural Trees Initiative, which provides free native trees to rural landholders to assist in property management, open Monday 17 August 2015.
13 AUGUST- COUNCIL'S GAS LANDFILL EXTRACTION ACTIVATED
Council's new landfill gas extraction system at the Central Landfill facility, Bromelton, has been installed and is now functioning, extracting and flaring the methane gas produced from the closed landfill cell.
7 AUGUST - NOMINATIONS OPEN 2015 BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Nominations are now open for the 2015 Scenic Rim Business Excellence Awards, supported by Council and the Combined Regional Chambers of Commerce. The Awards recognise Scenic Rim businesses and individuals that have achieved outstanding results through initiatives that demonstrate leadership and commitment to business excellence.
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