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20 MAY - LICENSEES INVITED TO FEED INFO INTO REVIEW
Council wants to hear from food license holders in the Scenic Rim as part of a review of the current food license system. The organisation is considering the adoption of a risk-based approach to food licensing and is inviting current licensees to complete a survey to assist in the development and implementation of the new system.
17 MAY - UNWANTED TELEVISIONS AND COMPUTERS CAN NOW BE RECYCLED
Council has expanded its range of recycling initiatives to include Ewaste disposal at four waste sites in the Scenic Rim. The glass, metals and plastics in older model televisions and computers can all be recycled and Council has installed disposal cages at Beaudesert Central Landfill and waste transfer stations at Tamborine Mountain, Boonah and Canungra.
16 MAY - COUNCIL SEEKS THE BUZZ ON MOSQUITO ISSUES
Council is developing a Mosquito Management Plan for the Scenic Rim and is seeking community feedback on the issue. The plan is intended to combat the risk of mosquito-borne diseases within the area, including the potential spread of Dengue Fever to the region.
15 MAY - BOOK LIBRARY INFORMATION WEEK INTO YOUR CALENDAR
A collection of great activities will be held in libraries across the Scenic Rim to celebrate Library Information Week 2013 (20-26 May).
14 MAY - WINTER HARVEST FESTIVAL FOR EAT LOCAL WEEK FINALE
Aratula will again play host to the signature event of the Scenic Rim’s popular Eat Local Week in June. Inspired by the success of last year’s Feast – A Night To Remember finale to Eat Local Week, a new Winter Harvest Festival is set to become an annual fixture in the event’s calendar.
7 MAY - MAKING ANIMALS A PRIORITY DURING A DISASTER
Council is working with animal welfare representatives and disaster management groups to help ensure the safety of livestock and pets during a disaster.
2 MAY - NEW STOKES BRIDGE FINISHED AND OPEN
Council has delivered another major project as part of its disaster restoration program. Construction of a new $1.3 million bridge across Warrill Creek at Silverdale is complete. The new Stokes Bridge on Kengoon Rd is now open to traffic and replaces the former timber bridge at the site.
30 APRIL - COUNCIL DELIVERS ACTION ON FLYING FOXES
Council is to apply for a Damage Mitigation Permit (DMP) from the State Government in an effort to address the problem flying fox colony at Boonah’s Bicentennial Park.
30 APRIL - FINANCIAL FUEL FOR FESTIVAL
Tamborine Mountain will once again rock’n’roll to the sights and sounds of the past. The 2013 Garter Belts and Gasoline Nostalgia Festival will be held from 3-5 May. As part its commitment to attracting and supporting events which deliver benefits to region, Council is providing $5000 in sponsorship to this weekend’s festival.
30 APRIL - CANUNGRA STUDY FOCUSES ON VILLAGE ATMOSPHERE
Council has endorsed the community’s vision for Canungra as a thriving rural village, adopting the area’s Local Planning Study today.
30 APRIL - TAMROOKUM MILK PLANT APPROVED 4 REAL
An application by Scenic Rim 4 Real Milk to establish a processing facility at Tamrookum has been approved by Council.
30 APRIL - PLANNING COMPLETE FOR REVITALISATION PROJECT
Council has finalised the development assessment stage of the Beaudesert Centre Revitalisation Project (BCRP).
30 APRIL - REDEVELOPMENT FOR ARATULA ROADHOUSE
Aratula’s Shell Roadhouse is to rebuilt from the ground up, with Council approving the redevelopment of the Cunningham Highway operation.
30 APRIL - COUNCIL RECYCLING A GREEN REVENUE STREAM
The recycling of scrap metal and batteries is delivering environmental outcomes and financial dividends to the Scenic Rim community.
26 APRIL - SCENIC RIM SHOWCASED IN NEW VISITOR GUIDE
26 APRIL - RESTORING PRODUCTIVITY FROM THE GROUND UP
Scenic Rim primary producers are being invited to attend a workshop focusing on restoring soil health and productivity in the aftermath of the recent floods.
22 APRIL - MAYORAL STATEMENT: BEAUDESERT MATERNITY SERVICES
We have reached another milestone in the State Government’s commitment to return full maternity care to support the growing Scenic Rim region, with a full complement of midwives now on staff to support local expectant mothers and new mums in the post-natal period.
22 APRIL - TIME STANDS STILL FOR OLD TOWN CLOCK
The old Boonah town clock ticked its last tock on Friday as it was taken down to make way for the new Blumbergville Clock. Division 5 Councillor Rick Stanfield said while the final resting place of the old clock had not yet been decided, a number of possibilities were being considered.
22 APRIL - EAT LOCAL WEEK 2013 MENU ON THE BOIL
Scenic Rim food and beverage retailers, growers and producers are being invited to help cook up another great selection of activities for Eat Local Week 2013.
19 APRIL - TOWN CRIER CALLS FOR SUCCESSOR TO BECOME THE VOICE
Hear ye, hear ye! The Scenic Rim’s official town crier John Deeks is to hang up his trademark bell and scroll. As a result, the cry has gone out for a successor to carry on this fine tradition.
19 APRIL - MAYORAL STATEMENT: BEAUDESERT TOWN CENTRE BYPASS
Yesterday’s heavy vehicle accident in Brisbane St has reinforced Council’s resolve to deliver a town centre bypass for the Beaudesert community.
12 APRIL - SCENIC RIM 2013 ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATIONS
A number of Anzac Day commemoration services are planned for Thursday 25 April 2013 in the Scenic Rim. Members of the public are invited to attend these services.
10 APRIL - COUNCIL EDUCATION DOG GOES BACK TO SCHOOL
While her biggest fans were enjoying a break from the classroom, Council’s popular education dog Millie went back to school this week.
5 APRIL - MAYORAL STATEMENT TAMBORINE MTN WASTE TRANSFER FACILITY
Council has unveiled more than $300,000 worth of improvements to the Tamborine Mountain Waste Transfer Facility on Knoll Rd. These significant improvements, which provide the community with a first-class waste facility, ensure the long-term viability of the site for the purposes of green and general waste disposal.
5 APRIL - TOWN CLOCK PROGRESS TICKING ALONG NICELY
Two Councillors have been given a sneak peek at the new Boonah town clock, and are suitably impressed with its progress. Mayor John Brent and Division 5 Cr Rick Stanfield joined key project participants invited to artist Christopher Trotter’s Boonah workshop for a special preview of the timepiece, to be called the Blumbergville Clock.
28 MARCH - MAYORAL STATEMENT ON FLYING FOX POPULATIONS
Council continues to consider its options with regard to the management of flying fox populations across the Scenic Rim and will deliver a plan by the end of April to provide clear direction on this issue.
27 MARCH - BEAUDESERT CLEANS UP AFTER STORM
The Scenic Rim has once again been lashed by severe weather, with Beaudesert bearing the brunt of Sunday’s storm.
26 MARCH - SCENIC RIM PLANNING SCHEME IN PIPELINE
The first step has been taken towards the development of a unified planning scheme for the Scenic Rim region.
26 MARCH - COMMUNITY GROUPS SHARE IN MORE THAN $40,000
Thirty-six community groups will share in more than $40,000 funding from Council’s Community Grants Program.
26 MARCH - COUNCIL SIGNS OFF ON ARTS FUNDING
More than $70,000 worth of arts funding is anticipated for the Scenic Rim region next financial year.
26 MARCH - RETURN OF SEAL GETS STAMP OF APPROVAL
Council will be able to give its physical seal of approval to documents for the first time following revisions to the Local Government Act 2009.
26 MARCH - RESIDENTIAL ESTATE APPROVED FOR GLENEAGLE
Council has given approval for the establishment of a new 54-lot residential estate at Gleneagle.
26 MARCH - PROPERTY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY ADOPTED
Council has adopted a 10-year strategy for the management of its land holdings throughout the region.
22 MARCH - COUNCIL PROGRAM COLLARS WILD DOG ISSUE
Council’s annual baiting program is once again putting the bite on wild dogs, and affected Scenic Rim land owners are being encouraged to get involved.
12 MARCH - GREEN LEAF ARMY CAME, ‘SAWED’ AND CONQUERED
They arrived armed with chainsaws, utes, trailers or just a willingness to pitch in and help those affected by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald. The volunteers of the Green Leaf Army showed their community spirit by rolling up their sleeves and assisting with the post-disaster clean up on Tamborine Mountain and around Harrisville.
8 MARCH - WEATHER TAKES TOLL ON REGION’S ROADS AND BRIDGES
Scenic Rim Councillors have spent the past two days touring the region to inspect the damage caused by the rain and flooding generated by ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald, but also the impact of ongoing wet weather.
7 MARCH - EAT LOCAL WEEK BACK FOR 2013
The Scenic Rim’s popular Eat Local Week is back for a third course in 2013. This year’s event will be served up from June 23-30 with an array of activities already in the planning stages.
7 MARCH - CEO TRADES SCENIC RIM FOR PACIFIC RIM ON ADF VISIT
Council CEO Craig Barke traded his Scenic Rim workplace for the Pacific Rim last week, visiting Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel in the Solomon Islands as part of Exercise Boss Lift.
1 MARCH - TRAILS A MIX OF SCENIC RIM ARTS, CULTURE AND TOURISM
The region’s diverse array of arts and tourism attractions are highlighted in this year’s Cultural Trails of the Scenic Rim Studios and Events Guide. Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Jann Stuckey, launched the 2013 guide to representatives from the Scenic Rim’s arts and tourism communities at The Centre this week.
26 FEBRARY - FEEDBACK INVITED ON DRAFT CORPORATE PLAN
26 FEBRUARY - RAINWATER TANKS NOW OPTIONAL IN SCENIC RIM
Rainwater tanks are now optional on new homes built in the Scenic Rim and connected to a full town water supply. The decision is expected to save homeowners thousands on the cost of building a new home. However, a rainwater tank can still be installed as a voluntary water saving measure.
26 FEBRUARY - INFRASTRUCTURE PRIORITIES OUTLINED IN DRAFT PLAN
Council will soon seek community feedback on a draft Priority Infrastructure Plan (PIP) to be incorporated into the Boonah, Beaudesert and Ipswich Planning Schemes.
26 FEBRUARY - BRIDGE TO BE NAMED AFTER PIONEERING PATRIARCH
Hillview Bridge on Christmas Creek Rd is to be renamed Martin Sullivan Bridge in recognition of his contribution and that of his family to the district.
26 FEBRUARY - COUNCIL EXTENDS VONDA YOUNGMAN LEASE
Council has granted a five-year extension to the lease over the Vonda Youngman Community Centre at North Tamborine. North Tamborine Community Centre Inc. has managed the Knoll Road facility on behalf Council for the past 12 years.
26 FEBRUARY - LOCAL HERITAGE LIST WILL PRESERVE PIONEERING PAST
Work will shortly commence on the preparation of a draft Local Heritage Register for the Scenic Rim to help protect places of local cultural significance.
26 FEBRUARY - QUARRY GETS COUNCIL APPROVAL
The Scenic Rim will continue to provide raw materials to support the growth of South East Queensland’s construction industry, with Council approving a new quarry operation at Frazerview.
25 FEBRUARY - STOKED THAT NEW BRIDGE IS ON TRACK
A $1.3 million investment in a new concrete bridge across Warrill Creek is already paying dividends, with construction forging ahead on the new Stokes Bridge on Kengoon Rd, Silverdale, despite recent flooding.
14 FEBRUARY - COUNCIL REINFORCES ANIMAL WELFARE PARTNERSHIPS
Council is continuing to strengthen its partnerships with local animal welfare organisations to further promote its message about responsible pet ownership.
12 FEBRUARY - BEAUDESERT BYPASS PLANNING DRIVES AHEAD
Council and the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) are to co-fund further planning of the proposed Beaudesert Town Centre Bypass. An engineering consultant is to be engaged to carry out detailed design planning for the bypass project.
12 FEBRUARY - ADDITIONAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR SCENIC RIM
Council has welcomed the announcement of much-needed additional assistance for the region’s primary producers as they recover from this latest disaster. A “Category C” disaster declaration for the Scenic Rim by the Federal Government means farmers and graziers will be able to access grants of up to $25,000.
12 FEBRUARY - STAR GARDENS REDEVELOPMENT TO INCREASE BEDS
A redevelopment of Star Gardens at Beaudesert is set to provide more aged care beds for the Scenic Rim’s elderly.
12 FEBRUARY - RIDERS TO GET PURPOSE-BUILT EQUESTRIAN COMPLEX
Council has approved the development of new equestrian facility at Josephville for the Beaudesert Cutting and Western Performance Club.
12 FEBRUARY - BOUTIQUE BREWERY RELOCATES TO TAMBORINE
The Scenic Rim’s burgeoning liquor production trade has brewed up another business, with Council approving the establishment of a boutique brewery at Tamborine.
12 FEBRUARY - 4WD PARK AND CAMPGROUND APPROVED
Council has approved a site at Bromelton for use as a four-wheel-drive recreation park and camping ground.
8 FEBRUARY - WORKS TO BEGIN ON WILLIAM STREET THIS MONTH
Council and Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will work in partnership to deliver improvements to William Street, Beaudesert. Extensive rehabilitation work will commence on the road between Brisbane and Tina Streets this month.
7 FEBRUARY - COMMUNITY RALLIES TO HELP REGION RECOVER
As the Scenic Rim recovers from last week’s storms and flooding, clean-up efforts are now in full swing across the region. "Thank you to the many volunteers who have generously given up their time in recent days to join our Green Leaf Army and assist with the clean up,” Deputy Mayor Virginia West said.
5 FEBRUARY - SCENIC RIM CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS TO JOIN GREEN LEAF ARMY
Council, in partnership with Volunteering Queensland, has put the call out for volunteers to join a Scenic Rim ‘green leaf army’ in aftermath of last week’s devastating storm event. “We are calling on the community to get together and help clean up those areas affected by the recent flooding and storm damage,” Deputy Mayor Virginia West said.
3 FEBRUARY - COUNCIL WELCOMES APPOINTMENT OF RECOVERY COORDINATOR
Council has welcomed the appointment of retired army Brigadier Bill Mellor (pictured) as the Disaster Recovery Coordinator for Southern Queensland. Premier Campbell Newman made the announcement during a tour of Tamborine Mountain today where he saw first hand the impact of this week’s storm event on the area and the progress of recovery operations.
2 FEBRUARY - A STATEMENT FROM MAYOR JOHN BRENT
It has been a tough week for many in the Scenic Rim. Thousands of residents were isolated by the rain and associated flooding, and left without power and water for a number of days. For many this disaster has had and will continue to have a significant impact on their livelihoods.
31 JANUARY - A STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL CEO CRAIG BARKE
Extraordinary times, extraordinary people - this is how I will remember the events of recent days. Once again, the Scenic Rim has been hit hard by the destructive forces of nature. January 2013 will go down as a period of extraordinary adversity for the region, even more so than the flood event of January 2011. With damage over a much wider area, the social and economic impacts to our residents and businesses will linger longer than anyone would wish.
29 JANUARY - A STATEMENT FROM MAYOR JOHN BRENT
Mother Nature has once again dealt the Scenic Rim a cruel blow. My thoughts and prayers go out to those residents who have been impacted by this devastating storm event. Here in the Scenic Rim our community spirit is strong and it will not be broken by the force of water and wind. But before we start counting the cost of this latest disaster, we must first deal with the events that are still unfolding.
28 JANUARY - SCENIC RIM EMERGENCY RESPONSE
Council’s Emergency Operations Centre has been activated in response to the severe weather event experienced in South East Queensland as a result of ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald. The Local Disaster Management Group is coordinating the Scenic Rim’s response and recovery activities.
25 JANUARY - AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The 11 winners of the Scenic Rim’s 2013 Australia Day Awards were announced at a combined citizenship and awards ceremony at The Centre, Beaudesert, tonight. The event was standing room only, attracting an audience of close to 400. The function was compared by Deputy Mayor Virginia West, with Mayor John Brent joined by Australia Day Ambassador Preston Campbell and fellow Councillors to present the evening’s awards.“Tonight, we have come together as a community, as family and friends to acknowledge the significant contribution made by individuals and groups to this region’s social fabric through their community, cultural and sporting achievements,” Cr Brent said.
25 JANUARY - FOOTPATH IMPROVEMENTS FOR MOUNTAIN’S MAIN STREET
Council is set to deliver footpath improvements in Main Street, North Tamborine. Adding to previous works carried out two years ago, a section of footpath on the western side of Main St, near Yuulong Rd, will be replaced during February.
25 JANUARY - MOSQUITO INSPECTIONS FOR TAMBORINE AREA
Council and Queensland Health officers will be conducting inspections of properties in the Tamborine area from February 5 in response to concerns about mosquito numbers. Inspections of properties in an area bounded by Beaudesert-Beenleigh Rd,
21 JANUARY - REVITALISATION PROJECT MOVES TO ASSESSMENT STAGE
Council’s Beaudesert Centre Revitalisation Project (BCRP) is advancing to the public notification stage as part of the development assessment process. “Council’s intention is to bring the project to shovel-ready status to enable it to be eligible for state and federal funding opportunities,” Mayor John Brent said. “Advancement of the project beyond this stage would be contingent on such funding."
21 JANUARY - BEAUDESERT COOLS OFF AT DIVE-IN MOVIE EVENT
Another scorching weekend drew more than 300 Beaudesert pool-goers to the second of three fun activity and movie nights being held at Council pools this summer.
18 JANUARY - NIGHT WORKS TO FAST TRACK ROAD RESTORATION
Contractors delivering the much-anticipated post-flood restoration of Munbilla Rd are set to work day and night to fast track the completion of the project.
15 JANUARY - COUNCIL JOINS THE SOCIAL NETWORK
Residents can now connect with Scenic Rim Regional Council through social media on Facebook and Twitter. Council is conducting a six-month trial of an expanded presence on social media as another means of communicating with the community.
15 JANUARY - SWIMMERS BEAT THE HEAT AT CANUNGRA DIVE-IN MOVIE
Over 120 Canungra pool-goers keen to escape Saturday’s sweltering heat kept their cool at the first of three fun activity and movie events being held at Council pools this summer.
11 JANUARY - EXTENDED OPENING HOURS FOR CANUNGRA POOL
Weekday opening hours at the Canungra Pool have been extended for the remainder of the school holidays in response to the current heatwave conditions.
10 JANUARY - 2013 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
An impressive field of candidates has been nominated for the Scenic Rim’s 2013 Australia Day Awards. The winners will be announced at combined citizenship and awards ceremony at The Centre, Beaudesert, on Friday, 25 January, from 5.30pm.
4 JANUARY - MOVIE NIGHTS SET TO BE A 'SPLASH HIT' AT LOCAL POOLS
20 DECEMBER - COUNCIL VOLUNTEERS CELEBRATED
Almost 400 Council volunteers have been recognised for their ongoing contribution to the community as part of International Volunteer Day (5 December) celebrations.
18 DECEMBER - WAR MEMORIAL REPAIRED WITH MORE WORK TO COME
Stonemasons have completed more than $9000 worth of restoration work to the Beaudesert War Memorial. The surrounds of the Central Place memorial, comprising Porphyry stone foundations and pillars linked by iron chain, were damaged after being struck by a bus earlier this year.
14 DECEMBER - SCENIC RIM OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN 2013
Scenic Rim is “open for business” in 2013, Mayor John Brent has declared. “I predict it will be a case of lucky 13 for the Scenic Rim next year. Council’s achievements in 2012 have laid the groundwork for action and progress in 2013,” Cr Brent said.
14 DECEMBER - EDUCATION DOG DELIVERS MESSAGE TO ST BERNARD’S PUPS
St Bernard State School students were treated to a recent visit from Council’s Animal Education Team, which included a special four-legged recruit. Millie, Council’s newly-appointed education dog, joined Division 2 Cr Nadia O’Carroll to help teach the school’s Year 3 students all about pet ownership and Council’s role in animal management.
14 DECEMBER - COUNCIL FINANCE MANAGER CLOSES LEDGER
Council has farewelled one of its key administrators with the retirement of Finance Manager Gillian Cook. Mrs Cook has held the post since the establishment of Scenic Rim Regional Council in 2008, originally joining the former Beaudesert Shire as its Finance Manager in December 2006.
13 DECEMBER - PRESTON CAMPBELL TO BE AUSTRALIA DAY AMBASSADOR
Retired rugby league star and advocate for Australia’s Indigenous community and youth, Preston Campbell, is the Scenic Rim’s 2013 Australia Day Ambassador. Campbell will be a special guest at the Scenic Rim’s 2013 Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony.
12 DECEMBER - CHINESE TV TO SHOWCASE SCENIC RIM TO A BILLION VIEWERS
A Chinese television audience of more than a billion viewers is set to be introduced to the wonders of the Scenic Rim. A film crew from China’s national broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) has spent the past week on Tamborine Mountain filming a documentary on the region.
12 DECEMBER - GALLERY WALK PARKING BOOST IN TIME FOR FESTIVE SEASON
Council will deliver a carparking boost to the businesses of Gallery Walk, neighbouring residents and visitors to the popular destination, with the opening of a new off-street parking area before Christmas.
5 DECEMBER - BOONAH CULTURAL CENTRE CELEBRATES CELLULOID HEROES
Boonah Cultural Centre hosted ‘The Party’ of the season this week, launching the new ‘Celebration of Celluloid Heroes’ movie program for 2013. Mayor John Brent officially opened the new season at the launch event on Tuesday night before attendees were treated to a special screening of Peter Sellers’ comedy classic The Party.
11 DECEMBER - COUNCIL IN TALKS TO ACQUIRE HARRISVILLE’S HAYES OVAL
Council is to proceed with formal negotiations to acquire Hayes Oval in Harrisville.
11 DECEMBER - NEW HOME FOR MOUNTAIN’S NATURAL HISTORY ASSOCIATION
Council had agreed to lease the old Scout Den at North Tamborine to the Tamborine Mountain Natural History Association.
11 DECEMBER - PARK PLAQUE TO RECOGNISE COL’S CONTRIBUTION
Council is to recognise the contribution of Peak Crossing resident Col Hodgson to the establishment of Peak Mountain View Park in the village.
11 DECEMBER - COMMUNITY GROUPS SHARE IN MORE THAN $30,000
Christmas has come early for 30 local community groups who will share in funding from Council’s Community Grants Program.
7 DECEMBER - BUILDING BRIDGES TO REGION'S PIONEERING PAST
Council is considering renaming a bridge at Hillview in honour of one of the district’s founding families.
27 NOVEMBER - HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS IN SCENIC RIM
27 NOVEMBER - COUNCIL BACKS GRASS ROOTS GREEN INITIATIVES
27 NOVEMBER - ANNUAL REPORT ADOPTED BY COUNCIL
27 NOVEMBER - COUNCIL HELPS TO BRING ARTS TO ALL QUEENSLANDERS
27 NOVEMBER - COUNCIL PUTS BITE ON MOSQUITO MENACE
27 NOVEMBER - HOWZAT! COUNCIL GOES IN TO BAT FOR SPORTING GROUPS
27 NOVEMBER - SPONSORSHIP TO SUPPORT LOCAL EVENTS
27 NOVEMBER - COUNCIL AWARDS FLOOD RESTORATION CONTRACT
27 NOVEMBER - SCHEME AMENDMENTS TO ALIGN REGIONAL REGULATIONS
27 NOVEMBER - FUNERAL BUSINESS APPROVED FOR BEAUDESERT
27 NOVEMBER - TOURIST CABINS APPROVED FOR WITCHES FALLS
27 NOVEMBER - OUTDOOR RECREATION FACILITY TO BENEFIT YOUTH
23 NOVEMBER - SCENIC RIM’S BEST BUSINESSES SHINE
Media Releases Archive
31 July - Safer places in the event of a bushfire
24 July - Flood restoration contract awarded
24 July - New strategy supports events in region
24 July - Supporting the leaders of tomorrow
24 July - Road name to recognise district pioneers
24 July - Residential development for Beaudesert
23 July - Schools and National Tree Day
16 July - Sport and Recreation Forum a winner
13 July - Council delivers $97.1million Budget
13 July - Driving ahead with road projects
13 July - Building bridges for the community
13 July - Flood recovery effort ramps up
13 July - Planning for the future
13 July - Improving parks, gardens and facilities
13 July - Council books up library investment
13 July - Scenic Rim is on the buses
13 July - On the right path for growth
13 July - Council delivers drainage program
13 July - Upgrades for visitor information centres
13 July - Gas capture a green outcome
13 July - Council connecting with community
13 July - Council supports community with grants
13 July - RADF funding supports local artists
13 July - Environmental grants support projects
9 July - Free trees for local schools
4 July - Eat Local Week 2012 wrap up
26 June - New mobile library becomes community hub
26 June - Community backs bypass route: report
19 June - Moving forward on roundabout and parking
13 June - Mayoral Statement on QUU price freeze
8 June - Council's taking care of business
8 June - Council welcomes new citizens
7 June - Weed management plan for park
30 April - Scenic Rim set to get healthy and active
24 April - Plant thefts impact mountain landscape
24 April - Digital TV upgrade for Maroon residents
17 April - Council addresses street names
17 April - Flood recovery enters construction phase
17 April - Shopping centre approved for Kalbar
13 April - Anzac Day commemorations
3 April - Election material a sign of the times
2 April - School holiday fun in the Scenic Rim
27 March - Keep declared pest plants and weeds in check
27 March - New Gleneagle subdivision approved
27 March - Jymbilung House expansion approved
27 March - Council signs off on arts funding
27 March - Community groups receive more than $40,000
26 March - Rural Trees Program puts down roots
20 March - Green light for bridge replacement
28 Februrary - Homemaker complex for region
28 Februrary - Tick for Boonah Town Clock upgrade
28 Februrary - Traffic review for North Tamborine street
28 Februrary - Parking solution for Gallery Walk one step closer
28 February - Council to form working group to help with parking
28 Februrary - Council brokers deal with broadcasters for TV switchover
28 Februrary - A feast for the senses
28 Februrary - Water savings an enjoyable drop
24 Februrary - Footpath upgrade improves school safety
20 Februrary - $500,000 upgrade for Church St, Boonah
13 Februrary - Overdue borrowers pay it forward
9 Februrary - Council targets mozzie's bite
8 Februrary - Council's First Female Apprentice Not Your Average Joe
6 Februrary - $8.2 million Beaudesert Race Club Upgrade
31 January - Ratepayers Take Advantage of Payment Option
31 January - Broadcasters Offer to Help with Digital Switchover
31 January - Council Approves New Way to Make Electricity
30 January - Winners of 2012 Australia Day Awards Announced
13 January - Council Report Will Show Scenic Rim the Way Forward
13 January - Australia Day Awards 2012 - Nominee Background
13 January - Council Wants Your Feedback on Gallery Walk Parking