Former Beaudesert Shire Councillor Geoff Sharp with son and new Scenic Rim Mayor Tom Sharp

Determined to serve

THE new Mayor of Scenic Rim is the fourth generation of his family to serve on a local government Council – one could almost say he was born to lead.  At the time of print, […]

Macey Young, Georgia Adams, Natasha Young from Canungra. Photo by Katherine O'Brien.

PHOTO GALLERY: The Long Sunset

Music aficionados young and old spread out on picnic blankets and camping chairs across Elysian Fields for a relaxed The Long Sunset 2023. The Queensland Music Festival event, part of the QLD Music Trails series, […]

Steve Pack, Noodle the Alpaca, Life Member Max Glenn and Jordana Boike of Mountview Alpaca Farm. Photo: Susie Cunningham

Alpacas bring joy

Steve and Jen Pack from Canungra’s Mountview Alpaca Farm have brought a smile to the face of cheeky local character Max Glenn, awarding him life membership. Mr Glenn, 92, has an outing to Mountview Alpaca […]

Inspector, Area Commander, Scenic Rim, Joe Pope.

More firefighters needed

The Scenic Rim’s new Area Commander has put out a call for more firefighters as crews gear up for a season of fast-moving grass fires. As Area Commander for Scenic Rim, Inspector Joe Pope is […]

SRRC Mayor and Councillors June 2021. Image supplied.

Councillor Swanborough resigns

By-election to be called Tamborine Mountain Councillor Derek Swanborough has resigned. He announced his resignation, effective immediately, at the 21 February Scenic Rim Regional Council Ordinary meeting and left the room straight after. “This is […]

Scenic Rim Regional Council CEO Jon Gibbons with Mayor Greg Christensen. Photo: Supplied.

CEO Saga Continues

A meeting called in an attempt to repeal Council’s decision not to re-appoint its CEO has ended with no vote and, instead, a decision to seek guidance from the state government. Mayor Greg Christensen requested […]

Former Mayor of Beaudesert Shire Council, Joy Drescher.

Vale Joy Drescher

The Scenic Rim and the world will never be the same after beloved icon Joy Drescher passed away on 28 November. She was in public office across three decades and was the first and only […]