QCWA Beechmountain members smiling during their day's work catering for Anzac Day
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Anzac Day catering done and dusted

A big thank you to QCWA Beechmountain President Leanne King for pulling together the catering on Anzac Day, the organisation was superb. Catering for over 200 people takes a special kind of commitment and dedication, […]

This truck misjudged the corner
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An expensive mistake

Beechmont Road below Lower Beechmont was blocked for a day when a 7 tonne truck hauling a very large crane tried to take the hairpin bend. Like the final test, the notorious corner has been […]

Fire ant team training at Acacia Court
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Look out for fire ants!

Biosecurity have been working the district for a couple of months now with helicopters and walking teams hunting the nasty little fire ants. Fire ants are an extremely aggressive and adaptable pest that pose a […]

Back Creek
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Back Creek

Back Creek crosses the Beechmont plateau before cascading down through Killarney Glen to join the Coomera River just outside Canungra. The adjoining photo shows Back Creek flowing through lush forest.  It  was recently taken at Akoonah Timbarra […]

the family of Albert Stone who travelled to the mountain for the formal recognition of the service of their family member, Corporal Albert Stone.
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ANZAC Day at Beechmont

After the parade and the speeches, and the singing and the two minutes silence and the soulful and truly last Last Post by the bugler, Heath Florey (who has been transferred so his talents will […]

James Tweed Beetle discovered at Binna Burra
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Beetle-mania hits Binna Burra

A RESEARCHER from the University of Queensland has discovered a new genus of fluffy longhorn beetle while camping at Binna Burra. The freshly named Excastra albopilosa was found by School of the Environment PhD candidate […]

Beechmont Landcare
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Beechmont Landcare

For many years now a band of Landcare members, made up of a core of regular participants, have met on the first Monday morning of the month for a working bee.   We usually meet at […]

Abundant growth and weeds at BPR
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Beechmont Buzz

In spring 2022, anticipating a wet summer we planted 1,000 trees and then experienced one of the driest years on record. Last spring, anticipating a dry summer we reduced our plantings and limped them through […]