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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

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.

The Stars Will Be Out for Council's Free Movie Nights

3 May: It will be 'cue the fun' when Scenic Rim Regional Council stages its free family Saturday night movies under the stars this month.

Environmental Grants Support Region's Natural Values

3 May: Council is working in partnership with individuals and groups committed to preserving the Scenic Rim's green spaces and wildlife habitats, offering environmental grants totalling more than $100,000 to maintain the region's natural values.

Deputy Mayor Takes on New Environmental Role

23 April: Scenic Rim Deputy Mayor Nadia O'Carroll has been appointed to a board focused on meeting the challenges facing the region's natural environment.

Culvert's Naming a Link to Region's Pioneering Past

23 April: A pioneering family's long-standing connection to the Scenic Rim region will be marked with the naming of Deeran Crossing at Bromelton.