News and Announcements News and Announcements

Be Part of the Dialogue at Community Conversations

25 January: Scenic Rim residents are invited to be part of the dialogue when Mayor Greg Christensen presents a series of Community Conversations throughout the region next month.

Beechmont Site to Continue to Evolve as Community Hub

29 January: The Beechmont Community Centre will continue to grow and evolve as a community hub and visitor destination following Council's approval of a development application.

Game, Set and Match to Mountain Tennis Club

29 January: It's game, set and match to Tamborine Mountain Tennis Club Inc, which has scored a new five-year lease from Council on premises in Beacon Road.

Region's at the Heart of Community Plan Pulse Check

29 January: Council is seeking community feedback to renew the focus of the shared vision for the future of the Scenic Rim during its Community Plan Pulse Check in coming weeks.

Australia Day Awards a Shout-out for Quiet Achievers

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.

A Special Australia Day for our Newest Australians

25 January: Fifteen Scenic Rim residents will be celebrating Australia Day tomorrow as fair dinkum Aussies following a citizenship ceremony last night at The Centre, Beaudesert.

Australia Day Awards Celebrate Community Champions

12 January: The unsung heroes and quiet achievers who are the vital threads in the fabric of Scenic Rim communities will be honoured in Council's 2018 Australia Day Awards this month.

It's Game On! for being Healthy and Active in 2018

12 January: It's Game On! with the Commonwealth Games challenging Scenic Rim residents to embrace a healthier and more active lifestyle through Council's 2018 Be Healthy and Active program.

Rates Payments

Rate notices issued 15 January 2018 with due date of 15 February 2018.

New Policy Unlocks the Key to the Region

19 December: Council has formalised its recognition of outstanding individuals and the contribution of community groups to the Scenic Rim, with the adoption of a policy which includes the award of the Key to the Region.

Council Makes it a Date for 2018

19 December: Council has rescheduled its meeting calendar for 2018, with monthly Committee Meetings to be held on Tuesdays to allow more time to consider agenda items.

Eat Local Week gets a Slice of the Federal Funding Pie

13 December: Scenic Rim Regional Council and its signature food and wine festival, Eat Local Week, will benefit from an $80,000 grant awarded by the Australian Government.

Catch the Wave of Free Fun at Local Pools

13 December: There's no need to splash the cash this summer with free pool parties at Scenic Rim locations creating waves of excitement.

Be Prepared for the Forces of Nature

19 December: Scenic Rim residents are being urged to ensure they are ready for the extremes of nature which are a part of Queensland summers.

Council dives in to save Rathdowney swimming season

30 November: Council has dived in to ensure the Rathdowney public pool remains open during the Summer swimming season.

Boonah retirement village to be transformed

27 November: Boonah's Fassifern Retirement Village will more than triple in size over the coming years with Council approving a transformational expansion.

Local community groups get their Games on

27 November: Nine Scenic Rim organisations will share in $17,000 worth of grants to help local communities get into the spirit of 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Reserve to recognise Beechmont pioneers

27 November: A large tract of public reserve in Beechmont is to be named in recognition of the district's pioneers. The unnamed parcel of land is known locally as Back Creek Reserve.

Scenic Rim Annual Report adopted

27 November: Scenic Rim Regional Council's 2016-17 Annual Report was adopted its November Ordinary Meeting. The document provides a snapshot of Council's financial and operational performance during the year.

Canungra's early Christmas surprise

22 November: Canungra's youngest residents are set to receive an early Christmas present with the opening of Scenic Rim's newest community playground in DJ Smith Park.