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Scenic Rim Council Grants are Open!

SRRC Community Grants The Minor (up to $5k) and Major Community Grants (up to $20k) are now open.  These close at 5pm on the 15th August. An important change is that the guidelines now state that you need at least 10% contribution of the requested grant amount which could include co-funding from other funding bodies, sponsorship, […]

Support to help your business go green

What we do, what we buy, and how we use and dispose of things makes us all responsible for the environment. As long as climate change continues to affect our lives, there will be environmental regulation for businesses. Many government and support programs are available to help you understand what these regulations mean for your […]

Scenic Rim Small Business Hub Services

Face to face appointments These continue at the Scenic Rim Small Business Hubs located at Boonah and other locations in the Scenic Rim. 21st July – 10am to 2pm – Boonah Library We are also available online or we can visit you at your business. Please contact Melissa Cronk via southtraining@desbt.qld.gov.au to book an appointment. Small Business […]

Tourism Experience Development Fund

Scenic Rim tourism businesses are encouraged to consider applying for the new Tourism Experience Development Fund offered by the Qld State Government.  Here are the details: About the fund Queensland’s overall economic success depends on the success of the state’s visitor economy. In June 2022, the independent Tourism Industry Reference Panel presented government with its final action […]

Organisers expecting a bumper crowd at Winter Harvest Festival 2022

The Winter Harvest Festival is back, bigger and better than ever, serving up a delicious day of family fun at the Aratula Community Sports Complex on Saturday 2 July. The long-running festival will cap off a huge Scenic Rim Eat Local Week program for 2022, starring over 125 fun and flavoursome events from 25 June […]

Tamborine Mountain awarded Queensland’s Top Tourism Town

Congratulations to Tamborine Mountain businesses and residents for this fantastic award!   Tamborine Mountain was awarded top honours at the Queensland Tourism Industry Council’s (QTIC) 2022 Top Tourism Town Awards, held last night in Brisbane. The Awards recognise towns whose tourism operators, businesses and community groups work together to encourage tourism and offer outstanding experiences […]

Council backs the horses, supporting a spectacular Scenic Rim event

Council has backed this weekend’s Scenic Rim Clydesdale Spectacular, providing $10,000 to support the increasingly popular event which brings thousands of visitors and wide-ranging economic benefits to the region.  Now in its 10th year, the event to be held at Boonah Showgrounds on 11 and 12 June celebrates the history and heritage of the Clydesdale horse, […]

Boonah – Finalist in Qld Top Tourism Town Awards

Boonah has been chosen as a finalist in the Queensland Top Tourism Town awards in the Small Town category (population 1,500 to 5,000). The winning town will be the one which gathers the most votes – SO PLEASE VOTE for BOONAH before MONDAY MAY 23 (next Monday). Simply follow this link  https://www.qtic.com.au/top-tourism-award/top-town-voting/ You will be […]

YEP Ipswich: Networking for Business Growth

YEP Ipswich:  Qld Small Business Month is just around the corner and will be full of workshops and meet & greets for business owners. Are you ready to make the most of the content and the people you’ll meet there? Join Anne-Marie Walton, Entrepreneurship Facilitator, on Thursday 21 April to discover comfortable ways to: · open […]

Scenic Rim Regional Council: Let’s Talk

LET’S TALK SCENIC RIM  Join the Community Panel so you can join the conversations, share your ideas, and have your say on a range of topics, projects and programs of work. This is your opportunity to help shape the future of the Scenic Rim!  Agribusiness and Agritourism Industry Development 10-Year Roadmap  This draft 10-Year Roadmap […]