Jo McClintock from The Butchery Canungra.

Buy local Christmas 2021

Scenic Rim residents are being encouraged to spread the festive cheer to local businesses and ‘Buy Local Christmas 2021.’ Every purchase at a local business entered into the draw will give a chance to win […]

Community Groups took home $6,500 from the Community Pitch Night.

Community the Winner at Pitch Night

Community groups took home $6,500 after successfully pitching their ideas to the Board of the Bendigo Community Bank, Canungra & District. The evening was like a Theatresports event with some very imaginative skits performed. C&K […]

Shona and Paul Kraayvanger with the new Canungra Hub owners Verity Robinson and Ivan Tapia.

Ready for their Next Adventure

In a small town there are always those ‘lynchpin’ characters – the people who shape the character of the town – like Paul and Shona Kraayvanger. The couple have owned and run the Canungra Hub […]

Georgia Stekhoven with Ernie the Alpaca from Mountview Alpaca Farm. Photo: Nigel Hallett

Authenticity Sets Scenic Rim Apart

The genuine community spirit of locals even through adversity has set the Scenic Rim apart on the world stage. The Scenic Rim is the only Australian destination in travel bible Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel […]

Paul Kraayvanger

Humans of Canungra

Paul Kraayvanger is one half of the team behind Canungra Hub Cafe.  He and his wife, Shona, also previously owned Canungra Newsagent.  Shona, said she was happy I was interviewing Paul because they were starting […]

Enjoying a drink at Canungra Hotel

Making Memories at Canungra Hotel

For visitors and locals alike, the historic Canungra Hotel is a place to make special memories. Although COVID-19 restrictions have limited the Hotel to 20 diners at one time, Restaurant Manager Nikki Fitton said it […]

Danau family at Mountview Alpaca Farm

Tourists Return to Canungra

Canungra’s cafes and retail stores are benefitting from an influx of tourists, however Canungra Chamber of Commerce President Monique Morcus says it will be a long road to economic recovery for the township. “Local businesses […]

Greg Christensen

Greg Christensen Returned as Mayor

Greg Christensen has been returned for a second term as Mayor of the Scenic Rim. Greg thanked Mayoral Candidates Chris Summers and Virginia Price for their participation in the democratic process and acknowledged John Brent […]

Nora Jones of The Shoe Vault

The Changing Face of Canungra Business

Local businesses adapted quickly to the challenge of government restrictions brought in due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With health and government regulations changing daily, on Monday 23rd March the main street of town changed from […]

The Outpost Cafe

Coronavirus Economic Support Announced

The Australian Government has announced a comprehensive economic package, to support businesses, secure jobs and ease the burden on Australians as a result of the coronavirus. Federal Member for Wright, Scott Buchholz said the Government […]