News and Announcements News and Announcements

Scenic Rim Renews Its Commitment to Recycling

20 April: Scenic Rim Regional Council has renewed its commitment to recycling, forging ahead with plans that will position the region as an innovator in waste management.

Join the Fight Against Invasive Weeds at Free Workshops

13 April: Scenic Rim landholders and community members are urged to attend free workshops next month to learn how they can help reduce the region's biosecurity risks posed by pest plants and animals.

River Trees to Help Grow More Resilient Waterways

13 April: Scenic Rim landholders are encouraged to apply for up to 1000 free native plants to help grow more resilient waterways across the region.

It's Game On! for Be Healthy and Active's Extended Run

4 April: Scenic Rim residents will be encouraged to embrace a healthier and more active lifestyle, inspired by the sporting spectacular of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games which kicks off today.

The Scenic Rim Welcomes Three New Aussies

27 March: The Scenic Rim has three new Australians, following a special citizenship ceremony at Beaudesert this week.

Grants Help Sporting Groups to Kick Some Goals

26 March: Council is helping five Scenic Rim sporting and recreational groups to kick some goals, providing a total of $31,500 in grants to help improve their facilities.

Council Grants Community Wishes

26 March: Eighty not-for-profit groups will share in $86,000 in funding and in-kind support provided by Council to enrich Scenic Rim community life.

Gleneagle to Take Off as a Residential Area

26 March: Council's approval for a subdivision will see the further development of Gleneagle as a residential area.

Cottages are in Keeping with Canungra's Charm

26 March: Canungra's unique charm was considered by Council in approving a development permit for three new single-storey cottages pitched at older residents aiming to downsize.

Scenic Rim's Representative on Climate Change Program

26 March: Deputy Mayor Nadia O'Carroll will represent the Scenic Rim in a program to boost the ability of councils to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

Scenic Rim Accelerates on the Road to Recovery

23 March: One year after ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie dealt a devastating blow to Queensland, the Scenic Rim is powering ahead on the road to recovery.

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.