Road conditions update as at 7am 28/1/15

All major routes are open to traffic. The following roads are CLOSED: Peak Crossing - Churchbank Weir Rd and Coburg Rd Canungra. Ganthorpe Rd at Ganthorpe is partially closed due to water over road with drivers advised to use caution.

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27 JANUARY - COUNCIL REVIEWS DIVISIONAL BOUNDARIES

Council has reviewed the alignment of its divisional boundaries ahead of the local government election in 2016. Scenic Rim is divided into six electoral divisions and minor changes to the current boundary alignments are being foreshadowed to reflect growth and movements in population.
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27 JANUARY - COUNCIL GIVES GREEN TICK TO RED CROSS PARTNERSHIP

Council has reaffirmed its partnership with the Australian Red Cross Society to help enhance the region's capacity to respond and recover from emergencies and disasters.
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23 JANUARY - 2015 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Ellen Logan has been honoured for her long service to the community as Scenic Rim Citizen of the Year for 2015. Along with Ellen, a resident of Gleneagle, were nine other winners of the Scenic Rim 2015 Australia Day Awards announced at a ceremony combined with the citizenship ceremony at The Centre Beaudesert.
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23 JANUARY - YEAR-LONG PROGRAM A SALUTE TO ANZAC CENTENARY

A year-long program of exhibitions, performances, forums, community activities and commemorative events to mark the Anzac Centenary will be launched next Friday. Council, in partnership with community organisations has developed a commemorative program around the theme of War Stories and Our Town.
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23 JANUARY - WATCH MY WASTE - AN AUSTRALIAN-FIRST RESEARCH STUDY

Local businesses in the hospitality industry are being encouraged to participate in an Australian-first research study into commercial food wastage.
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16 JANUARY - SECOND LAP FOR BE HEALTHY & ACTIVE PROGRAM IN 2015

With the silly season fast disappearing in the rear view mirror, what choices will you make to "Be Healthy & Active" in 2015. To help the Scenic Rim community fulfil many a New Year's resolution to make healthier lifestyle choices in the forthcoming year, Council has again partnered with an array of organisations to deliver a program of activities and events under the Be Healthy & Active banner.
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9 JANUARY - 2015 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

An impressive field of candidates has been nominated for the Scenic Rim’s 2015 Australia Day Awards. The winners will be announced at combined citizenship and awards ceremony at The Centre, Beaudesert, on Friday 23 January.
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16 JANUARY - TWO FLOOD-DAMAGED CANUNGRA BRIDGES TO BE REPLACED

Murphy Bridge and Geiger Bridge south of Canungra are to be replaced with new concrete bridges as part of Council's disaster restoration program. Council has awarded a contract of $1.080 million to EPOCA Constructions to undertake the bridge replacement works, with site preparation works expected to commence after Australia Day, weather permitting.
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16 DECEMBER - EDWARD O'NEILL BRIDGE NEARING COMPLETION

The joint Scenic Rim Regional Council and Logan City Council replacement project of the ageing Edward O'Neill Bridge at Undullah is on schedule with the concrete deck units laid this week.
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9 DECEMBER - 2014/15 COMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAM ROUND TWO

Council will provide over $43,000 in assistance to local community groups through the second round of the 2014/15 Community Grants Program. In total, 37 community groups will share in financial support totalling $43,080, with an additional 26 groups receiving in-kind support totalling $15,500.
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 The January edition of Council's community newsletter Scenic Living is out now. To download a copy CLICK HERE

Political parties and candidates contesting the Queensland State Election on 31 January 2015 are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the regulations relating to the display of election signage within the Scenic Rim.
Fact sheet - Election Signage Guidelines
Fact sheet - Election Signage Placement
Approval Application Election Signage

Scenic Rim Regional Council is now on Facebook and Twitter. Connect with us on social media. Note: Users interacting on Council's social media site agree to follow the guidelines of our Social Media Policy CLICK HERE

 

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