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26 MAY - FIRST HOME SITES APPROVED FOR OAKLAND ESTATE

Council has approved the first 58 residential lots within Beaudesert's new Oakland Estate. The lots form part of Stage One of the development, which is located on a 200-hectare site east of the town centre, bounded by Beaudesert-Nerang Rd, Birnam Range Rd, Alice St and Boundary St.
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26 MAY - GUANABA EXPERIENCE APPROVED BY COUNCIL

A proposed mountain biking and outdoor recreation park has been approved by Council for Tamborine Mountain. The new development, known as the Guanaba Experience, is planned for a 200ha site bounded by Tamborine Mountain National Park, the Gold Coast City Council boundary, Kaiser and Guanaba roads.
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26 MAY - COMMERCIAL WATER EXTRACTION APPLICATION REFUSED

Council has refused an application for the commercial extraction of ground water on Tamborine Mountain. The applicant, Gillion Pty Ltd, had sought a development permit for a Material Change of Use to undertake commercial water extraction at 22-26 Power Parade.
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26 MAY - CAMPGROUND APPROVED AT LAKE MAROON

Council has approved the establishment of a campground on the shores of Lake Maroon. The site, located off Burnett Creek Rd, had an existing approval to operate as an outdoor recreation facility for small school groups, with the application considered by Council seeking to expand and formalise usage for larger scale camping.
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26 MAY - COUNCIL ADOPTS DRAFT REGIONAL BIODIVERSITY STRATEGY

Council's draft Biodiversity Strategy will be released for public consultation following its endorsement at today's monthly meeting. The draft Biodiversity Strategy provides a 10-year framework for the management and conservation of the region's biodiversity in alignment with Council's vision for the future of the region.
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26 MAY - COUNCIL REVIEWS LONG-TERM BRIDGES STRATEGY

Council's long-term Bridges Strategy has been updated to provide continuing strategic direction on the management of bridge network. The Bridges Strategy has been developed with consideration to a range of other strategic documents including Council's Capital Works Program, Asset Management Plan and Corporate Plan.
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26 MAY - COUNCIL ADOPTS FLOODWAY AND CAUSEWAY STRATEGY

Council has adopted a Floodway and Causeway Strategy to identify priority areas in the efficient and sustainable management of floodways and causeways in the Scenic Rim.
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26 MAY - COUNCIL UPDATES FOOTPATH AND BIKEWAY STRATEGY

Council has adopted a revised version of the Scenic Rim Footpath and Bikeway Strategy 2015-2020.
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15 MAY - LOCAL TOURISM OPERATORS IN NEW MENTORING PROGRAM

Five tourism operators from the Scenic Rim have been selected to participate in the Australian Green Cauldron's Mentoring Program designed to boost tourism and business potential in the region.
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15 MAY - STRONG RESULTS FROM BE HEALTHY & ACTIVE PROGRAM

As the 2015 Be Healthy & Active Program has come to end, it has gone from strength to strength with participants reporting health benefits and overall physical and mental health improvements. 
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