Editorial

  Mudgeeraba Show opened last Saturday to a most brilliantly sunny, windless day and I must say it again, they really know how to put on a Show. I took a picture of the mob of young kiwis who manned the rubbish truck to keep the place from disappearing under takeaway food containers. They were working to raise money for […]

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How green is my valley?

by Rosemary Fleay Thomson, Numinbah Valley. The Numinbah Valley-Natural Bridge area is now almost a relic of the former hinterland farming and logging industries which existed in a truly magnificent setting. Clearing of stands of timber and rainforest had to be done sympathetically because of the danger of landslips which means  that  much of the original forest lands still remain […]

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Greens call for protection for Killarney Glen

Greens candidate for Wright, Pietro Agnoletto, has called for protection for popular Scenic Rim tourist destination, Killarney Glen, including federal funding and better management by the State government and Scenic Rim Regional Council, to safeguard this tourism drawcard for future generations. Agnoletto said, “We Australians love our precious places, and Killarney Glen with its heart-shaped swimming hole is a great […]

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COMMENT by Tom Sharp

SRRC has sent a strong message to its constituency that “rate gouging” is well and truly alive with a 5% plus growth rate hike for rural landholders and a 2.5% plus growth rate hike for residential landholders versus CPI 1.3% current and 1.1% forecast. In the absence of any upward council-related pricing pressure or increase in general inflation the SRRC […]

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