News and Announcements News and Announcements

Hazard Reduction Program Targets Bushfire Risks

15 March: More than 350 Scenic Rim properties and 2600 hectares of natural area will be better protected from bushfire following a targeted area hazard reduction program which began in February.

Study to Reveal How Peak Crossing's Koalas Are Bearing Up

15 March: Scenic Rim Regional Council is working in partnership with researchers in a study of Peak Crossing's koala population to develop strategies to protect habitats at Sandy Creek and Purga Creek.

Land Valuations Reflect Region's Strong Growth

9 March: The Scenic Rim is one of 19 Queensland local government areas whose land valuations have increased, driven by population trends and improvements in the Queensland economy and the property market.

Traffic Plan to Ensure Smooth Running of Queen's Baton Relay

9 March: A traffic management plan will be in place to ensure the smooth running of the Queen's Baton Relay as thousands of Scenic Rim residents and visitors are expected to join the celebrations on Tamborine Mountain.

Moogerah Master Plan to Enhance Lake Access and Amenity

8 March: Seqwater and Scenic Rim Regional Council are progressing plans that will enhance the recreational facilities and improve public safety at Lake Moogerah.

Rural Landowners Urged to Attend Free Workshops

23 February: Council is supporting rural landowners in their efforts to reduce erosion and improve the quality of Scenic Rim waterways by offering two free workshops next month.

Free Get Savvy Expos Offer a Wealth of Knowledge

22 February: Scenic Rim residents have been encouraged to make the most of the wealth of knowledge on offer at a series of free community expos across the region in March.

RSVP ASAP for International Women's Day Breakfast

15 February: Council is inviting women from across the Scenic Rim community to celebrate International Women's Day with a free breakfast featuring two inspirational speakers next month.

Scenic Rim Regional Council Appoints its next CEO

6 February: Scenic Rim Regional Council has appointed Mr Jon Gibbons as its next Chief Executive Officer, following a Special Meeting yesterday.

Disaster Dashboard Drives Emergency Preparedness

2 February: The launch of a new online resource will provide vital information to the Scenic Rim community before, during and after a major weather event or natural disaster.

Infrastructure Plan Open for Community Comment

2 February: Council has commenced community consultation on a proposed change to incorporate a Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) into the three existing planning schemes covering the Scenic Rim region.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Rates Payments

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

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.