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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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. 
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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.
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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.
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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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7 AUGUST - COUNCIL GETS BEHIND GARAGE SALE TRAIL

Scenic Rim Regional Council households, schools and community groups are set to join hundreds of thousands of Australians across the country on Saturday 24 October as part of the rapidly growing national community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail.
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6 AUGUST - FEEDBACK INVITED ON BOONAH AIRFIELD OPERATIONS

Community members and airfield users are being invited to provide their feedback on the current and future operations of the Boonah Airfield.
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6 AUGUST - SCENIC RIM ON SHOW AT EKKA

Scenic Rim will again showcase the wonderful food, produce and attractions of the region at this year's Ekka. "Every year the Ekka brings the country to the city and Scenic Rim's display will again show visitors the vast array of agricultural offerings and attractions from our region, which is right on their doorstep," Mayor John Brent said.
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