Cr Amanda Hay

OA charges dropped

EIGHTEEN months of hell has come to an end for Cr Amanda Hay, but the result is not what she would have preferred. The Scenic Rim Regional Council’s Division One Councillor has spent over a […]

TMAP team Glen Pittock, Ashley Tardy, Anne Hardy, John Tardy

Arts precinct cops a bitter blow

WHEN John Tardy’s wife Kate passed away in February 2022, the family wanted to create a legacy in her memory. “She was an extraordinarily talented woman; any artistic endeavour she excelled at,” said John. “When […]


Death of the Sentinel

Since 1925 a large rock formation has stood watch over motorists driving up to the mountain from Tamborine. The Sentinel, as it became known, was a piece of ancient basalt standing beside the upper S […]

New firefighters Thomas Wensor and Darcy McCallum with baby Sully McCallum, 6 months

Ready to serve

A YOUNG electrician with a background in volunteering and a father of two who works in property maintenance are Tamborine Mountain’s newest firefighters. Thomas Wensor and Darcy McCallum pledged to uphold the Queensland Fire and […]

Hugh Phung and Alex Polyak, Tamborine Mountain Bakery

Cooking up centenary celebrations 

BEHIND the unassuming façade of 28 Main Street lies not only an historic business of Tamborine Mountain but Queensland. Since 1924 the Tamborine Mountain Bakery has been feeding locals and visitors, and this year it […]

Tamborine mountain riders and horse enthusiasts need facilities

Renewed push for horse facilities

Local horse riding enthusiasts have made a renewed push for a riding facility at the Long Road Sports Centre after previous negotiations fell flat in 2019. The plan had been to share the area where […]

Elyn Young, Bargain Centre
Hearts of the Mountain

Elyn Young

“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 – […]