Council is supporting Australia's biggest REUSE event on Saturday October 24th, where it's all about sustainability, meeting the neighbours, having fun and making money! Register your sale today.
You are invited to nominate an unsung hero who you believe makes the Scenic Rim a great place to live. Why not give them the recognition they deserve?
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
View Council's weekly roadworks program for the Scenic Rim...
12 OCTOBER - RESIDENTS URGED TO HEED THE SIGNS AND BE PREPARED
New roadside signage encouraging Scenic Rim residents to be prepared in the event of an emergency situation in their community will be unveiled in towns and villages around the region during RACQ Queensland Get Ready Week from 12-18 October.
9 OCTOBER - BE HEALTHY & ACTIVE 2016 CALL FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS
Following another successful year of Council's Be Healthy & Active Program, sport and recreation clubs as well as community organisations are invited to take part in the 2016 program.
2 OCTOBER - RESIDENTS URGED TO GET READY FOR SEASONAL CONDITIONS
Are you and those in your household prepared should an emergency situation unfold during the forthcoming bushfire and storm season? “It’s vitally important that residents start thinking now about how they will prepare and respond in the event of a natural disaster, such as a bushfire, severe storm or flooding," Mayor John Brent said.
2 OCTOBER - NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2016 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS
Nominations for the Scenic Rim 2016 Australia Day Awards are now open across eight categories that highlight the significant contributions of citizens and community groups across the region.
24 SEPTEMBER - VIBRANCY FUNDING TO ENHANCE SCENIC RIM COMMUNITIES
Community improvements worth $900,000 will be delivered in 2015-16 as part of Council's Vibrant and Active Towns and Villages initiative. Council is funding significant projects in Beaudesert, Beechmont, Boonah, Kooralbyn and Tamborine Mountain as part of its continuing commitment to local infrastructure improvements which enhance the character of Scenic Rim communities.
22 SEPTEMBER - ECQ ENDORSES COUNCIL DIVISIONAL BOUNDARY CHANGES
Changes to Scenic Rim Regional Council's divisional boundaries ahead of the local government election in 2016 have been confirmed by the Electoral Commission of Queensland's Change Commission. The Change Commission published its final determination in relation to proposed revisions to Council's divisional boundaries on Friday 18 September.
22 SEPTEMBER - MURPHY BRIDGE RENAMED TO HONOUR FAMILY PATRIARCH
Canungra's new Murphy Bridge is to be renamed in recognition of the late patriarch of the family Robert (Bob) Murphy. Mr Murphy, a prominent dairy farmer and lifelong resident of Canungra, passed away in May 2015 just shy of his 90th birthday.
22 SEPTEMBER - FLYING FOX MANAGEMENT STRATEGY ADOPTED
Council has adopted a new strategy providing direction for the management of the Scenic Rim flying fox population. Corporate and Community Services Chair Councillor Nigel Waistell said the adoption of the Scenic Rim Flying Fox Strategy followed a six-week public consultation process in respect to the draft document.
22 SEPTEMBER - SCENIC RIM BIODIVERSITY STRATEGY ADOPTED
Council has adopted a 10-year strategy for the management and conservation of the region's biodiversity. Corporate and Community Services Committee Chair Cr Nigel Waistell said development and implementation of a regionwide Biodiversity Strategy aligned with the key outcomes of the Scenic Rim Community Plan 2011-2026.
22 SEPTEMBER - THIRTY-FOUR COMMUNITY GROUPS GRANTED FUNDS
Thirty-four community groups have received a combined total of $33,806 toward sporting, cultural, welfare, youth and service-based projects through round one of Council's 2015/16 Community Grants Program. A further thirty community groups received a total $15,000 of in-kind support.
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