Donna Purtill from OWL Wholefoods

OWL Wholefoods

Donna Purtill is excited to announce she is now the sole owner of OWL Wholefoods.  Donna became a part-owner of OWL Wholefoods in November 2018.  She has extended the cafe menu, kept the organic coffee […]


Too Many Stories to Tell…

Over the past few months there have been some heart wrenching stories of loss, survival and kindness. I had intended to include some of these in this edition of The Canungra Times.  Unfortunately, I found […]

Canungra Rural Fire Brigade

Community Champions

Since September, Canungra and Beechmont have battled fires, droughts and water shortages, there have been homes lost, families displaced, hardship and tears. But there have also been ordinary people doing extraordinary things.  These are a […]

Proposed changes to Christie Street

Changes Proposed for Canungra’s Main Street

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (DTMR) is asking for community feedback on proposed pedestrian safety improvements on Beaudesert-Nerang Road (Christie Street) in Canungra. The improvements include zebra crossings and street lighting as well […]

Outside Water treatment plant

Day Zero – Canungra’s Water Crisis

On Monday, 25th November 2019 the Canungra Water Treatment Plant, which in January was hailed by Seqwater as ‘securing Canungra’s water future for the next 30 years’, was shut down when Canungra Creek stopped flowing, […]


Canungra Bowls Club

By Ray Hickson Scroungers Wednesday 23rd October:  24 players.  Shane Stevenson 17, Dave Coleman 16 points and Franz Kaimer 7. Wednesday 30th October:  30 players. Fred Thompson 21, Stuart Warren 10 and  Trevor Domjahn 8. […]


Council Comment

By Cr Virginia West, Scenic Rim Regional Council  DTMR Pedestrian Safety Proposal The Department of Transport and Main Roads has advised the community of a $4.9 million dollar safety improvement project on Beaudesert-Nerang Road, including […]


A Change of Heart

This month’s column began as an angry rant about visits from politicians and a subsequent lack of follow through on their part with regard to funding. However I had a change of heart.  Not about […]