15 March: Scenic Rim Regional Council is working in partnership with researchers in a study of Peak Crossing's koala population to develop strategies to protect habitats at Sandy Creek and Purga Creek.
9 March: The Scenic Rim is one of 19 Queensland local government areas whose land valuations have increased, driven by population trends and improvements in the Queensland economy and the property market.
9 March: A traffic management plan will be in place to ensure the smooth running of the Queen's Baton Relay as thousands of Scenic Rim residents and visitors are expected to join the celebrations on Tamborine Mountain.
2 February: Council has commenced community consultation on a proposed change to incorporate a Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) into the three existing planning schemes covering the Scenic Rim region.
25 January: SES flood boat crew members whose bravery and commitment came to the fore during Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie and volunteers who are vital threads in the fabric of their communities are among recipients of Scenic Rim Region Australia Day Awards for 2018.