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St Luke’s recently celebrated Pentecost by decorating the church in a theme of red. Pentecost is seen as the most important time of the Christian calendar, after Christmas and Easter.  It is a celebration of […]

Lamb Casserole

Lamb Casserole

Serves: 4Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 90 minutes 3 serves per portion Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 500g lean diced lamb1 onion, diced2 cloves garlic, crushed 4 celery stalks, sliced2 carrots, halved and sliced1⁄2 cup fresh […]

Core Strength vs Activation
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Core Strength vs Activation

The importance of your core in recovering from, and preventing injuries, has been known for many years.  Your core is made up of four groups of muscles – Transverse Abdominus, Pelvic Floor, Multifidus and the […]

War Memorial


DURING World War One, the people of Canungra raised money to build a suitable War Memorial to honour those who enlisted from the Shire, including Canungra, Tamborine Mountain, Tamborine, Biddaddaba and Beechmont. The trustees of […]

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Canungra Area Golf Club

Canungra Area Golf Club RESULTS and NEWS

NEWS AROUND THE TRAPS Congratulations to our Canungra lady’s interclub pennant series winners 2024 Kim Sami; Jo Windle; Kathy Darlington; Leigh Parsons; Bella Stoneham, Pam McAllan and Sharon Faulks. Good luck to the Men’s Pennant […]


Under shelter

THE Canungra Men’s Shed was recently successful in obtaining a grant from the Gambling Community Benefits Fund, which allowed them to have concrete aprons in front and to the side of their shed.  In addition, […]

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Floras of Gondwanan Heritage

By Carol Schwarzman Art and science are joined together in Brisbane-based artist Renata Buziak’s fabulous series of nature-inspired, photographic “biochromes,” currently on display in “Floras of Gondwanan Heritage” at The Centre Beaudesert.  Buziak has herself […]

Giant Devil’s Fig
Beechmont Buzz

Giant Devil’s Fig

A noxious weed that you see cropping up all over the place is Giant Devil’s Fig (Solanum chrysotrichum).  The photo below shows a growing clump of small shrubs that have now been eliminated. It’s a […]


Death of the Sentinel

Since 1925 a large rock formation has stood watch over motorists driving up to the mountain from Tamborine. The Sentinel, as it became known, was a piece of ancient basalt standing beside the upper S […]