Members of the Hoitink family with Show Society President Vanessa Bull, Treasurer Stuart Wright and Patron Amanda Hay

Dedicated to showgrounds

MEMBERS of the Tamborine Mountain AH&I Society remembered the dedication of their late President, Anne Hoitink, to the Showgrounds and honoured her by augmenting the name of the Showground pavilion in her memory. Many of […]

IMAQ Cricket Match

IMAQ Cricket Match a hit

THE popularity of cricket in Australia is rivalled only by its popularity in India, so it made perfect sense for the Long Road Sports Precinct to host the  Indian Medical Association of Queensland (IMAQ) cricket match […]



The Queensland Rugby League and Queensland Government are bringing the Hostplus Cup to regional Queensland. Seven Hostplus Cup footy matches will be played in select regional and rural communities throughout Queensland in this year’s Country Week to […]

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TM Bridge Club results

Monday July 1: 1. 67.13% Peter Zaremba – Wendy Christie, 2. 65.10% Cheryl Finlayson – Eddie Heinemeyer, 3. 61.57% Sheila Irvine-Brown – Sheena Pollock. Wednesday July 3: NS 1. 81.02% Cheryl Finlayson – Eddie Heinemeyer, NS 2. 49.07% Fiona McCracken – Margaret Goldsmith, NS 3. 35.42% Chris Pender – Dianne Crichton, EW 1. 57.87% Jenny Strachan – Lawrence […]

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Bridled Strength

The rise in domestic violence and over all violence in our society raises questions of how to tackle prevention.  Social values are ambiguous guidelines that determine our social behaviour. The things we collectively value will […]

Bush Turkey Mound
One small place on earth

Brush Turkey Mound 

Brush Turkey Mound – Alectura lathami, property, North Tamborine.  I wonder how many of you have seen a turkey mound, which is solely built by the male.  It contains up to four tons of material, comprising leaf litter, […]

Junior - Doggles Dog

Obituary – Doggles Dog

Over the last 11 years, Junior had become well known to many Mountain residents who have been asking us where he is.    Sadly Junior, nearly sixteen, has passed away. He was recognised by many as […]