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27 MARCH - COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS GRANTED ASSISTANCE

Forty community organisations across the region will receive financial assistance for events and equipment as part of Council's third round of Community Grants for 2016-17.
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27 MARCH - SOIL CONDITIONING OPERATION APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS

Scenic Rim green waste and quarry overburden will be upcycled as an agricultural product following Council's approval of a development application for a soil conditioning facility at Cryna.
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27 MARCH - EAT LOCAL WEEK'S BID FOR A SLICE OF THE FUNDING

Council will seek funding assistance to further enhance the Scenic Rim as a food and wine destination, through the Federal Government's Building Better Regions, Community Investment Stream. 
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21 MARCH - COUNCIL ADVOCATES FOR COULSON CROSSING UPGRADE

An upgrade to the Teviot Brook crossing at Coulson to address the frequency of closures due to flooding is among the projects on the advocacy agenda during a mayoral delegation to Canberra this week.
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17 MARCH - TRANSPORT INDUSTRY MAKING TRACKS TO BROMELTON

Bromelton's emergence as South East Queensland's new freight and logistics hub will be the focus of an industry forum later this month.Scenic Rim Regional Council is partnering with the Queensland Transport and Logistics Council (QTLC) to host the inaugural Bromelton Regional Transport Forum on 28 March.
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16 MARCH - IMPROVED ROAD SAFETY DRIVES ROSEVALE ROADWORKS

Council has commenced work on an intersection at Rosevale as part of a federally-funded program helping to improve road safety. Mayor Greg Christensen said the project to improve the three-way intersection of Tarome Road, Old Rosevale Road and Rosevale Aratula Road had been funded under the Australian Government's Black Spot Programme aimed at reducing the road toll.
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10 MARCH - MAYOR WELCOMES ROSLYN LODGE BREAKTHROUGH

Scenic Rim Mayor Greg Christensen has welcomed today's announcement by PresCare that it had reached agreement with another aged care provider to take over the operation of Tamborine Mountain's Roslyn Lodge.
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24 MARCH - VILLAGE GREENS TO BE A VIBRANT ADDITION TO MAIN STREET

Design plans for the "Village Green" stages of the Main Street Master Plan for Tamborine Mountain are currently on public display to update the community on the progress of the project. The plans can be viewed at the Tamborine Mountain Library or online. A public information session will be held in the function room at Vonda Youngman Community Centre from 7pm on Tuesday 28 March.
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10 MARCH - COMMUNITY TEAM'S IN READINESS TO RUN WITH GAMES BALL

As the Scenic Rim prepares to host the Queen's Baton Relay for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Council's Readiness Reference Group is already running with the ball, developing a game plan to help Scenic Rim communities make the most of the largest multi-sport event to be staged in Australia in a decade.
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5 MARCH - SCENIC RIM TO WELCOME QUEEN'S BATON

Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in Scenic Rim as it prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay.The eyes of the Commonwealth will be on Tamborine Mountain on 1 April 2018 as the Baton journeys towards its final destination, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Opening Ceremony on 4 April 2018.
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