News and Announcements News and Announcements

An Open Invitation To Our Australia Day Awards Celebration

11 January: Council has issued an open invitation to its 2019 Australia Day Awards to be presented in conjunction with a citizenship ceremony on Thursday 24 January.

Tractor-Themed Playground Draws On Farming Heritage

4 January: The Scenic Rim's rich farming heritage and its strong agricultural future will be celebrated in a new themed playground to be built at Aratula.

Be Healthy And Active Program Supports New Year's Resolutions

3 January: Scenic Rim residents whose New Year's resolutions include shaping up and embracing a healthier and more active lifestyle will be supported by Council's first Be Healthy and Active Program for 2019.

Summer Fun Sizzles This School Holidays

3 January: Summer is set to sizzle in the Scenic Rim with a packed program of school holiday activities and arts and cultural events.

The Question Is: Would You Be Ready?

2 January: Scenic Rim Regional Council is asking residents to ask themselves whether they would be ready to deal with the challenge of a natural disaster.

Tamborine Mountain Unwraps Christmas Gifts

21 December: A new play space inspired by Tamborine Mountain's natural environment has opened just in time for Christmas.

Wine and Olive Making Business Branches Out

17 December: An olive and wine making venture at Sarabah is set to branch out following Council's approval of a wedding venue on the property.

Council Accepts Wedding Venue's Proposal

17 December: Tamborine Mountain's blossoming wedding industry is set for further growth following Council's approval of a new venue.

Community Groups Granted Lease Extensions

17 December: Council has renewed two leases over local halls which are focal points of their Scenic Rim communities.

Summer Fun A Breeze With New JOin Booklet

13 December: Whatever the weather, the forecast is for fun with Scenic Rim Regional Council's new summer JOin program.

Awards Recognise Excellence In Enterprise

6 December: The region's best and brightest business leaders will be recognised at the new-look Scenic Rim Business Excellence Awards next year.

Aviation Themed Playground The Height Of Success

30 November: Scenic Rim's aviation themed playground at Kooralbyn has achieved new heights, having been highly commended in the 2018 Kidsafe National Playspace Design Awards.

Council Names New Managerial Team

27 November: Scenic Rim Regional Council has appointed four new General Managers to head the organisation under the refreshed and refocused organisational structure announced in August.

New Name Spells End Of The Road For Kerry's Confusion

26 November: The memory of a respected member of the Kerry community, Stephen Dunn, will be honoured in the renaming of Dunn Road.

Artists To Draw On $25,000 In Funding

26 November: Three local artists will share in funding of more than $25,000 through the Scenic Rim's Regional Arts Development Fund grants.

Three Significant Sites Added To Heritage Register

26 November: Scenic Rim's Local Heritage Register will gain three new significant sites following positive feedback from community consultation.

Council's Risk Framework Judged Queensland's Best

26 November: Scenic Rim Regional Council has been named the best in Queensland for its commitment to delivering an effective risk management framework.

Council Gains Ground In The War On Invasive Weeds

19 November: Scenic Rim Mayor Greg Christensen has planted the 15,000th tree in a project that has helped to improve the water quality of local catchments, reduce erosion and encourage the return of native plants and animals.

Now It's Easy To Feast From The Scenic Rim All Year

1 November: It’s never been easier to eat and drink locally in the Scenic Rim, thanks to a new program which enlists the help of accredited food and wine champions.

Celebrate Positive Role Models At Men's Day Dinner

30 October: Join Australian actor William McInnes and athlete Mark Knowles for a free International Men's Day dinner on Thursday 15 November at The Centre, Beaudesert.