News and Announcements News and Announcements

Give A Shout Out To Our Community's Quiet Achievers

12 October: Council is calling on Scenic Rim residents to give a shout-out to the quiet achievers who help to make the region great by nominating them for an Australia Day Award.

Eat Local Week Feeds $2 Million Into Regional Economy

11 October: More than $2 million was fed into the regional and Queensland economy by Scenic Rim’s 2018 Eat Local Week, the biggest in the event’s eight-year history, analysis has revealed.

The Scenic Rim Welcomes Its Newest Australians

5 October: The Scenic Rim has another 18 fair dinkum Aussies following a recent citizenship ceremony at The Centre, Beaudesert.

New Aged Care Facility Approved For Beaudesert

28 September: Council has approved an aged care facility for a portion of land which was previously earmarked by the developer for residential allotments at Beaudesert.

Call Goes Out for Inaugural Eat Local Scenic Rim Champions

26 September: Authentic local food champions will be able to harness a growing hunger for Scenic Rim food and drinks year-round through the new Eat Local Scenic Rim accreditation program.

Beaudesert Netballers Score Lease Extension

24 September: The Beaudesert and District Netball Association has scored another lease renewal from Council on facilities at Mavor Park.

Telecommunications Tower to Come Online

24 September: Council has approved a development application for a telecommunications tower at Tamborine Mountain that is expected to improve network connectivity for Scenic Rim residents and visitors.

New Playground a Team Effort Between Council and Lions

21 September: Scenic Rim Regional Council and Tamborine Mountain Lions Club have teamed up to create a new play space catering for a wide range of ages and abilities, reflecting the essence and history of Tamborine Mountain.

Objections Result in a Re-Evaluation for Some Property Owners

21 September: Objections to the 2018 land valuations have resulted in a small reduction in rates for 71 Scenic Rim property owners.

Step Up to be Part of the 2019 Healthy and Active Program

7 September: Scenic Rim sporting and recreation clubs, community organisations and health professionals are invited to team with Council in providing the 2019 Be Healthy and Active program.

Have Your Say on the Scenic Rim's New Planning Scheme

27 August: The Scenic Rim community is being urged to have its say on the region's first ever unified planning scheme during the public consultation process on the Draft Scenic Rim Planning Scheme which begins next month.

Heritage Listing Proposed for Three Significant Sites

27 August: Three areas of special significance to the region have been proposed for inclusion in the Scenic Rim Local Heritage Register.

Council Renews Rural Firies' Lease at Birnam

27 August: The Birnam Rural Fire Brigade has secured a 20-year lease on Council land on Beaudesert-Beenleigh Road.

Green Groups Shake the Money Tree

27 August: Scenic Rim property owners and environmental groups will share in more than $100,000 of funding under Council's Environmental Grants Program for 2018-19.

Grants Help Sporting Groups Achieve Their Goals

27 August: Sporting and recreational groups that play a key role in Scenic Rim communities and contribute to the health and well-being of residents are among those to share in more than $58,000 of Council grants.

Community Grants Enrich the Scenic Rim

27 August: Thirty community groups across the Scenic Rim will share in a total of more than $82,000 allocated by Council under Round One of its Community Grants Program for 2018-19.

Council's Fresh Approach for the Future of the Scenic Rim

27 August: A refreshed organisational structure and re-focus for Scenic Rim Regional Council will foster renewed leadership and accountability, promoting an efficient, productive and team-focused workforce and improved support for the Scenic Rim community.

Remote Cameras Give Clearer Picture of Drainage Network

3 August: In a first for Scenic Rim Regional Council, smart technology and closed circuit television cameras are being deployed to provide a clearer picture of the condition of some 30 kilometres of underground stormwater drainage pipes.

Work Begins on Region's Biggest Ever Construction Project

27 July: Work has commenced on five new concrete bridges and 2.5 kilometres of road as part of the single biggest construction project ever undertaken by Scenic Rim Regional Council.

Explore the Cultural Landscape from a New Perspective

27 July: Council's Cultural Services team is hitting the road in August to meet artists, young creatives and community members with a view on how they see the development of the Scenic Rim's cultural landscape, in a project offering a new perspective of the region's creative future.