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Inland Rail Information Session – Peak Crossing

The Calvert to Kagaru draft EIS has been released by the Queensland Coordinator-General for public comment. Please register your attendance via telephone 1800 732 761 or email inlandrailqld@artc.com.au or with this form. Event overview The EIS information session will be held (with social distancing measures in place) to help you navigate the draft EIS documents. […]

Get Savvy Healthy and Wellbeing Expo – Date Claimer

Get ready for Get Savvy Expo 2021! If you would like to have a free stall at any of these events this is a really great opportunity to promote your services. Please get in touch with Lacey Sawtell from the Scenic Rim Regional Council. The Expo runs from 9am – 12noon on the following days; […]

Scenic Rim Grants

Council’s Community Grants Round 2 of the Scenic Rim Community Grants Minor (only)  will be accepted from 1 February until the close of business on 26 February 2021.  These grants are for projects up to $5,000. Grant Workshops for this round will be held between 2.00pm – 3.00pm and 6.00pm – 7.00pm on; Tuesday 2 February, Boonah Cultural […]

December Quarter 2020 Pulse Survey

The CCIQ Pulse Survey of business conditions for the December 2020 quarter is now open. They need your feedback about what’s impacting your business today, and what will influence your decision-making over the next three months. While the festive season has seen the resurgence of consumer confidence and business activity, businesses remain cautious about what the […]

COVID-19 UPDATE – New electronic contact tracing requirements

A change to COVID safe practices in the hospitality industry (such as pubs, clubs, restaurants and cafés) in Queensland, as outlined in the Restrictions on Businesses, Activities and Undertakings Direction, came into effect from 1am 23 December 2020: All businesses in the hospitality industry in Queensland including retail food services (cafes, restaurants, fast-food outlets), food courts, […]

Public Art Tells Our Local Stories

Boonah’s streetscape has come to life with new public artworks and storyboards as part of the Boonah Town Centre Revitalisation Project capturing the unique stories, history and character of the region. Scenic Rim Mayor Greg Christensen said it was a vision of the Boonah Town Centre Revitalisation Project to reinvigorate the space with art and history to help create a strong sense of place for the local community. “It was important to collaborate with the local […]

Boonah is ready for Christmas!

Once again the main street of Boonah is decked out in Christmas decor and doesn’t it look charming? This has been an ongoing project over the last 3 years and has involved many different community groups and individuals who have contributed their amazing talents as well as their valuable time and so we thought we’d […]

Grant Opportunity: Facade Improvement Scheme

Scenic Rim commercial property owners looking to give their shopfront a facelift are eligible for grant funding under Council’s new Scenic Rim Façade Improvement Scheme. Scenic Rim Mayor Greg Christensen said the grants were part of Council’s second Economic Stimulus Package in response to COVID-19, which had impacted local businesses and the economy. “The scheme […]

Year in Review – The Challenges of 2020

Our new Business Directory is now launched and in Boonah stores – which marks the coming close of 2020. The past year started off with drought in our region, which continues today, followed by bush fires and capped off with COVID-19, which continues to have an effect into the final weeks of the year.  With […]

Christmas Roving Entertainment Coming to High Street!

2020 might have thrown a few curveballs but we won’t let that stop us spreading some Christmas Cheer!  Boonah businesses are keeping the festive spirit alive despite the cancellation of our annual Christmas Street Parade. The Boonah Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that High Street will come alive with Christmas Roving Entertainers who […]