Greg Dower with Glen and Darren Stewart. Photo by Katie O'Brien.
Our Scenic Gems

Cauldron a perfect blend

Distillery now looks to international flavour WHEN the Cauldron Distillery opened its doors on Tamborine Mountain three years ago a curious crowd of just 50 people dropped in on the first weekend to see what […]

Andrew and Emma Heading-Knight

The sound of good health

NEW residents to Tamborine Mountain often bring with them innovative ideas that help to enhance the health and well-being of the community. Professional musicians Emma and Andrew Heading-Knight hope to have done just that after […]

Jeanette Lockey

Tamborine’s protector gets an OAM

FOR more than 30 years Jeanette Lockey has been on the frontline fighting against inappropriate developments in the Tamborine Mountain region. She has represented the community 20 times in court arguing against projects that residents […]

Clare Wray

Are we emergency ready? 

A REPORT examining the Tamborine Mountain district’s readiness to face impending natural disasters and hazards will be presented at a free public meeting on Saturday, July 6. The report was compiled by Queensland University of […]

Bushrats still hold finals hope

Bushrats still hold finals hope

DESPITE losing five of their first six games of the season the president of the Bushrats rugby league team, Alick Kilsby, delivered this simple message to the club’s supporters, “Don’t give up on us yet”. […]


New era for Rim’s SES branches

Changes aimed at creating a more efficient service  STATE Emergency Services (SES) operations throughout the Scenic Rim are now under the control of the Queensland Police Service. The new era in Queensland’s disaster and emergency […]

David Malouf

Poetry under the piccabeen palms

How does a poet end up flat on his back?  The culprit was probably a nocturnal digging bandicoot, causing poet B.R. (Brett) Dionysius’s deckchair to tip up at last year’s gala Calanthe Poetry Competition event.  Thankfully, no […]