Scenic Rim's Councillors for the 2024-2028 Council term (from left) Amanda Hay, Kerri Cryer, Stephen Moriarty, Mayor Tom Sharp, Jennifer Sanders, Marshall Chalk and Duncan McInnes following the signing of their Declarations of Office.

Scenic Rim’s new Council sworn in

The Scenic Rim has a new Mayor and three new Councillors following today’s swearing-in ceremony at The Centre Beaudesert.  Mayor Tom Sharp congratulated newly elected Councillors Stephen Moriarty, Kerri Cryer and Jennifer Sanders, who served […]

Aisya 3rd

Fighters come back Champions!

CANUNGRA Muay Thai fighters’ bags were a little heavier when they returned from Thailand last month. The fighters competed in the International and Thai Martial Arts Games at the renowned Saphan Hin Stadium in Phuket […]

Pilots take back Beechmont sky

Pilots take back Beechmont sky

TWELVE months after pilots were banned from flying from Beechmont, the Canungra Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club has negotiated with a landholder to allow flying from the site again. Club member Alison Cawte said the […]

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, […]

Evelyn Hinchcliffe, Robert Cawley, Evelyn Sanderson (nee Cavell) with John Sanderson

Reserve remembers Heritage Group

ANOTHER chapter has been written in the history of Biddaddaba with a reserve at Boyland being named for a local heritage group. Biddaddaba Creek Heritage Reserve was named in September 2023, following a 20-year campaign […]

James Tweed Beetle discovered at Binna Burra

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 […]