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Village Greens Project Wins Regional Achievement Award

29 June: Tamborine Mountain's Village Greens project has won the Regional Achievement Award in the 2018 Queensland Architecture Awards.

Fire Management a Hot Topic at Free Sausage Sizzle

26 June: Scenic Rim landholders are invited to a free sausage sizzle and workshop next month, where fire management will be a hot topic of discussion.

Council Draws up New Lease for Arts Group

25 June: A community group which is part of the social fabric of the Tamborine Mountain community has had its lease extended by Scenic Rim Regional Council for a further five years from 1 July.

Scenic Rim to Benefit from Cross-Border Cooperation

25 June: Scenic Rim Regional Council has opted to join neighbouring councils across the New South Wales border as an associate member of an organisation focused on improving regional infrastructure and economic outcomes.

Council Gets Behind Plastic Free July and the Bag Ban

22 June: Scenic Rim Mayor Greg Christensen got behind the supermarket checkout this week to help sell the message about Queensland's plastic bag ban which comes into force from 1 July.

Help Shape the Future of the Spring Creek Precinct

22 June: Scenic Rim residents are being invited to help shape the future of a key sporting and recreational space by having their say on the development of a Master Plan for the Spring Creek Precinct in Beaudesert.

Budget Focuses on Region's Sustainable Future

13 June: The continued renewal and restoration of the region's road and bridge network is a key focus of Scenic Rim Regional Council's $112 million Budget for 2018-19.

Community Stalwart Congratulated on OAM

11 June: Scenic Rim Mayor Greg Christensen has congratulated former Tamborine Mountain RSL Sub-Branch President John Brookes on his award in the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours.

Workshops to Coach Community Groups in Making the Best Pitch

1 June: Council will host six workshops around the region this month to help applicants pitch for highly competitive sport and recreation and community grants.

Paint Like Pollock at Boonah Library's Arts Morning

1 June: Boonah Library is offering a new perspective on street art, inviting the community to Paint like Pollock at its Library Arts Laneway Celebration this month.

It's Queensland's Birthday and Everyone's Invited to the Party

30 May: Beaudesert will become party central as the Scenic Rim celebrates Queensland's birthday with a free day of family fun on Sunday 10 June.

Community Vibrancy Project Wins National Recognition

29 May: A project designed to revitalise Scenic Rim communities has been recognised in the National Awards for Local Government for its contribution to regional growth.

Council Elects New Deputy Mayor

28 May: Councillor Rick Stanfield was today elected Deputy Mayor of Scenic Rim Regional Council.

Scenic Rim 2023 Charts Council's Course for the Next Five Years

28 May: A plan aligned with the long-term vision for the region, Scenic Rim 2023, has been adopted by Council.

Council Renews Lions Club's Lease on Tamborine Den

28 May: Scenic Rim Regional Council has extended Tamborine Village Lions Club's lease on property at Tamborine-Waterford Road for a further five years.

Blossoming Wedding Industry to Grow in Garden Setting

28 May: Tamborine Mountain's blossoming wedding industry has received a further boost following Council's approval of a tourist cabin to be used in conjunction with small boutique ceremonies in established gardens.

Vehicle Showroom Proposal Gets the Green Light

28 May: A state-of-the-art vehicle showroom in Beaudesert has been given the green light by Council.

Soldiers' Building to be Pressed into Service at RSL

28 May: A Vietnam War-era building designed to accommodate soldiers almost 50 years ago will finally see service at the Beaudesert RSL, following Council approval of a development application.

Court Rejects Poultry Producer's Appeal for Expansion

25 May: In a win for Council and Scenic Rim residents, the Planning and Environment Court has rejected an appeal by a poultry producer seeking to expand its operation from 200,000 to 605,000 birds in 13 sheds.

Cost Increase Won't Reduce Recycling Commitment

25 May: Scenic Rim Regional Council faces a major increase in the cost of waste management less than a month after reaffirming its commitment to recycling.