Follow us on Facebook

Hearts of the Mountain

Grace Epps

She’s a little girl with a big heart

Hearts of the Mountain

Life on the mountain is filled with frolicking fun for little six-year-old Grace Epps. The year one Tamborine Mountain student loves to read, colour and play with her friends. But she’s also a very sensitive […]

Elyn Young, Bargain Centre

Elyn Young

Hearts of the Mountain

“Why do you want to interview me?” questions Elyn Young modestly. The pragmatic 93-year-old may not be quite the oldest resident on the mountain, but she’s got to be one of the most active – […]

St Bernards

The St Bernards

Hearts of the Mountain

Syrah, Cooper and Norman love a long morning walk, lots of play time and jumping in the bus for a trip to the beach. The St Bernards of St Bernards Hotel are as iconic to […]

Kym Hart

Heart For The Community

Hearts of the Mountain

It’s a cold and foggy early autumnal day on the mountain and despite the inclement weather Kym Hart is in his ‘uniform’; singlet and jeans. His studio shed is a hive of activity with paintings […]

Regular columns

Regular columns

Bridge results

Monday June 17: NS 1. 64.00% Peter Zaremba – Wendy Christie. NS 2. 61.88% Cheryl Finlayson – Eddie Heinemeyer. NS 3. 47.62% Alex Hood – Andrew Davidson. EW 1. 60.62% Sheena Pollock – Sheila Irvine-Brown. […]

Queensland Crime Capital of Australia
Regular columns

Jon Krause MP

Queensland Crime Capital of Australia  I was speaking with Earl from Eagle Heights at my Mobile Office on Macdonnel Road last week about his concerns over local crime rates, especially robberies and break-and-enters. It’s a […]

Dogs at a shelter
Living with Dogs

How to Increase Dog Shelter Adoptions

A collaborative research project conducted in 2023 found that shelter dogs who had brief but regular outings or fostering were more likely to be adopted.  The research was conducted by Virginia Tech and Arizona State […]