News and Announcements News and Announcements

Green Groups Shake the Money Tree

27 August: Scenic Rim property owners and environmental groups will share in more than $100,000 of funding under Council's Environmental Grants Program for 2018-19.

Grants Help Sporting Groups Achieve Their Goals

27 August: Sporting and recreational groups that play a key role in Scenic Rim communities and contribute to the health and well-being of residents are among those to share in more than $58,000 of Council grants.

Community Grants Enrich the Scenic Rim

27 August: Thirty community groups across the Scenic Rim will share in a total of more than $82,000 allocated by Council under Round One of its Community Grants Program for 2018-19.

Council's Fresh Approach for the Future of the Scenic Rim

27 August: A refreshed organisational structure and re-focus for Scenic Rim Regional Council will foster renewed leadership and accountability, promoting an efficient, productive and team-focused workforce and improved support for the Scenic Rim community.

Remote Cameras Give Clearer Picture of Drainage Network

3 August: In a first for Scenic Rim Regional Council, smart technology and closed circuit television cameras are being deployed to provide a clearer picture of the condition of some 30 kilometres of underground stormwater drainage pipes.

Work Begins on Region's Biggest Ever Construction Project

27 July: Work has commenced on five new concrete bridges and 2.5 kilometres of road as part of the single biggest construction project ever undertaken by Scenic Rim Regional Council.

Explore the Cultural Landscape from a New Perspective

27 July: Council's Cultural Services team is hitting the road in August to meet artists, young creatives and community members with a view on how they see the development of the Scenic Rim's cultural landscape, in a project offering a new perspective of the region's creative future.

Council Makes it a Date for 2019

23 July: With the Ekka show holiday only weeks away, Scenic Rim Regional Council has already marked the calendar for next year's public holiday for the Brisbane show.

Council Calls for Annual Land Valuations

23 July: Scenic Rim Regional Council has called on the Queensland Government to introduce annual land valuations in the Scenic Rim in the wake of community concern caused by 2018's valuations which were the first in three years.

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.