Easter & Anzac Day 2014 Easter & Anzac Day 2014

Council offices

Council offices, including libraries and cultural centres, will be closed for Easter from 18-21 April inclusive, re-opening on Tuesday 22 April. Offices will also be closed on Friday 25 April for Anzac Day.

Waste collection & disposal

Kerbside collection will occur as normal on all days, including Good Friday (18 April) and Anzac Day (25 April).
All waste transfer stations, including Beaudesert Landfill, will be closed on Good Friday and Anzac Day but will operate at normal hours over the remaining Easter period.

Contact

For urgent matters outside of normal operating hours contact Council on 5540 5111

News & Announcements News & Announcements

17 APRIL - BIG STRIDES FOR NEW FOOTBRIDGE IN PEAK CROSSING

Peak Crossing's new pedestrian footbridge is expected to be completed by the end of next month. The replacement footbridge was being constructed at a cost of almost $500,000 as part of Council's Disaster Reconstruction Program.
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14 APRIL - SCENIC RIM ANZAC DAY SERVICES

The following Anzac Day commemoration services are planned for Friday 25 April 2014 in the Scenic Rim. Members of the public are invited to attend these services. Please be aware that temporary road closures may in affect during these services.
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9 APRIL - MILESTONE IN CIVIC SERVICE FOR SCENIC RIM MAYOR

Scenic Rim Mayor John Brent will join an exclusive club of civic leaders this week, celebrating 20 years of continuous service as a Queensland Mayor.
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8 APRIL - RANGER MILLIE REPORTING FOR DUTY

A much loved member of Council's Pest and Animal Management Unit, Ranger Millie is looking forward to spreading the word on responsible dog ownership and awareness.  Ranger Millie is an 18 month old Border Collie Cross that was rescued from the Council's Animal Management Facility when she was brought in as a puppy.
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3 APRIL - SEEKING COMMUNITY FEEDBACK ON LOCAL LAWS

Council has reviewed its local laws and subordinate local laws and is seeking feedback from the community on the proposed changes. 
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28 MARCH - IF IT'S FLOODED FORGET IT URGES MAYOR

Mayor John Brent is urging Scenic Rim residents and visitors to the region to remain aware of the prevailing weather conditions and not to risk their lives by attempting to cross flooded waterways. 
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27 MARCH - INCREASE IN WANDERING CATTLE

Council has received an increase in the number of calls relating to wandering cattle on roads throughout the Scenic Rim. Current widespread rain is a welcome sight for the region but due to a particularly dry wet season and reduced feed in paddocks, there has been an increase in the number of cattle straying from paddocks to predominantly graze on the roadside.
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26 MARCH - SWIMMING SEASON EXTENDED

Due to anticipated warmer temperatures over the coming weeks, the swimming season at local pools has been extended. The swimming season would normally conclude on March 31 but an extended time table of operating hours has been scheduled for the benefit of patrons.
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25 MARCH - MILESTONE FOR REGION'S NEW PLANNING SCHEME

A three-year process to develop a unified planning scheme for the Scenic Rim has reached an important milestone, with Council endorsing the draft Strategic Directions Paper for community consultation.
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25 MARCH - COUNCIL TO DELIVER ACTION ON BOONAH BAT COLONY

Council today resolved to deliver a long-term solution to the problem flying fox colony in Boonah's Bicentennial Park. Subject to relevant Federal and State environmental approvals, Council intends to progressively remove the vegetation presently occupied by the flying fox colony within the park.
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