- Monday 01 January 0001
Changes to Hinterland bus timetables
New changes came into effect for Route 890 and 891 – Sunshine Coast hinterland connect bus timetables from July 1. Full details on the changes are available at www.qconnect.qld.gov.au
Celebrate all things books in Maleny
The Maleny Celebration of Books will be held from 14-16 July, welcoming special guests Kate Evans of ABC Radio National and internationally-awarded crime writer, Michael Robotham. This wonderful event will include writers’ workshops, poetry performances, children’s book displays and more across a number of libraries and venues across Maleny.
Say hello to velo”
Our gorgeous hinterland will be showcased next weekend when the inaugural Velothon cycling event, featuring hundreds of riders, comes to Australia for the first time from July 13-16. With a three-day ride covering 361km and more than 5km of climbing or a one-day ride of either 95km or 155km and up to 2km of climbing, the event will see up to 600 participants riding from the hinterland to the headland. This event has been welcomed by local chambers of commerce and we thank local residents and businesses for their support of this fantastic weekend.
Fire ants found in Beerwah
Biosecurity Queensland has confirmed the detection of a red imported fire ants nest in Beerwah, beyond the Fire Ant Biosecurity Zones. The nest was reported to Biosecurity Queensland by a vigilant member of the public. Biosecurity Inspectors are carrying out tracing activities on movements of fire ant carriers associated with the site. Should you require further information about the fire ant eradication activity in your area, please contact Biosecurity Queensland on 13 25 23
Budget delivers road upgrades
Road resealing works have been completed on Nicklin Road and Brudo Court in Palmwoods and Jones Street in the Mooloolah Valley. Rural roads are always high on my agenda, so I’m also very pleased to announce that this year’s budget includes $500,000 for the long-awaited upgrade of McGilchrist Road in Eudlo to a sealed standard, and $85,000 for survey and design work of the north section in Chevallum. This budget will also deliver $50,000 to upgrade and seal a section of Perrins Road in Diamond Valley and $29,500 to upgrade and seal a section of Perrins Road in Eudlo.
Woombye Horse Memorial maintenance works
In 2015 The Buderim Men’s Shed constructed the ‘Waler’ horse memorial located in the Woombye CWA park, as part of the Federal Government 100-year Centenary of Anzac Grant. It has been bought to council’s attention that the lighting at the monument needs replacing, this maintence work will be carried out by council as soon as possible.