The Tamborine Mountain Storm U13s netball team have continued their undefeated streak this season after a narrow 19 – 15 victory over the East Palm Beach Sharks at Firth Park on Saturday.
Equine Facilitated Learning (EFL) is an interaction between horses and people designed to promote experiential learning for all participants.
A devastating knee injury shot one dream down in flames but Dane Sharp rose against all odds to find a new passion in music and to start the documentary that unlocked a conspiracy
The Gallery was overflowing and extra seating had to be arranged as community members poured in to take an eyewitness account of newly appointed Council’s proceedings.
The six well-known local artists are Maki Horanai, Monique Quarantini, Louise Grove-Wiechers, Marianne Halpin, Mike Taylor and Gallery Director Richard Roper.
On Sunday hundreds of animal lovers throughout Australia were invited to join the RSPCA in their biggest fundraising event of the year – Million Paws Walk.
Mural Fest attracts over 10,000 tourists to the once deserted town and has featured the works of some of Australia’s most talented mural artists. Each year, nine artists compete in a public paint off over six days, using a poem as their mural’s central theme and inspiration.
The Mother’s Day Craft Extravaganza saw the Vonda Youngman Centre be transformed from an empty hall to an emporium of beautiful handmade crafts made by 50 local and South East Queensland crafts men and women.To date, the event has raised $150,000 for the local Fire Brigade.
“This business is the best way to actually get kids to sit down and listen, sometimes we may be representing a Christian message but 80 per cent of the time we are in schools talking about bullying and issues surrounding drug and alcohol abuse,” said Jim Bartle.
The Arts Dinner was a true celebration of the Indigenous heritage of the Scenic Rim with walkers, volunteers and community members gathering to share their stories and memories under one roof.
The Tamborine Mountain and Beechmont sites are two of Australia’s premiere sites with most flights lasting between 1 and 3 hours. The longest flight in Australia with a hang glider has been from the Beechmont site lasting for 500km to land out past Roma and took about 9 hours.
The splendid building, nowadays known as the Zamia Theatre, is an integral part of Tamborine Mountain and has been the pioneer of social entertainment for residents and tourists alike.
Tamborine Horse Retreat would like to say a special thanks to the residents of Tamborine Mountain for dipping into their pockets to help save the life of ‘Hugo’.
World renowned pin up photographer Mitzi Valenzuela of Mitzi and Co fame was a special guest judge in the Rockabilly Meltdown Pinup Contest and leading exhibitor at the Garter Belts and Gasoline Nostalgia Festival on the weekend.
Twelve local Tamborine Mountain artists will open their doors to the public through the ‘Open Studios’ scheme on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th May, 2012. Studios are open from 9am to 5pm.
Among the many highlights of the weekend was the Vintage Soap Box Derby on Curtis Road, North Tamborine. The event, created by Paul Biagini, his wife Amanda and Sargent Mick Jones from North Tamborine Police, is Australia’s biggest road soap box derby and continues to pull record crowds.
Primary and High schools across the mountain were gearing up for their annual Cross Country events but the onset of heavy rain on Friday proved the weather had another idea.
The Tamborine Mountain Creative Arts Centre opened its doors to the public for the first time in two years to share the works of some of the mountain’s most talented crafts men and women.
Two teams from the Tamborine Mountain Hawks tore up the fields of Kalbar showgrounds in the opening round of the Western Rim Cluster on Saturday.
The Drumley Walk follows the footsteps of Billy Drumley, who regularly walked from Beaudesert to Southport to visit his younger sister Jenny Graham and her large family during the 1930s and 1940s.
A group of men on the mountain meet weekly to support each other to challenge the predominate conditioning that our society has given them.
"All my sculptures start out as a very real looking person and once I have an accurate realisation I start extending out, making things a bit bigger, a bit smaller depending on what element of their personality I want to bring out in the piece."
Meet John Brent, Wendy Creighton, Joy Drescher and Derek Swanborough - Mayoral Candidates for the upcoming Council Election to be held this Saturday April 28.
It was an art and craft extravaganza over the weekend as 16 exhibitors joined forces to share the secrets of the creative arts.
Tamborine Mountain Croquet Club cruised to victory after a sizzling 4 – 2 win over Southport in Round 1 of the GCTR Pennants on Tuesday.
A great deal of time, hard work and funding goes into maintaining Tamborine Mountain’s status as one of the most natural, untouched suburban environments in South-East Queensland.
The pristine garden of Avoca Park will once again open its gates to the public from 21 – 22 of April as part of Australia’s Open Gardens Scheme.
The Local Government elections will be held on Saturday 28, April. Division One encompasses the northern part of Tamborine Mountain.
Welcome to the Easter on Tamborine Mountain, where the ovens have been running overtime as local bakers spent their weekend hand-crafting your favourite Easter treats.
Hang gliders and Para gliders of the Canungra Hang Gliding Club took to the skies at Roslyn’s Point, Beechmont on Saturday morning for the first flight off the area since the club purchased the panoramic block of land last week.
The netball seasons is well underway and although weather has played havoc on the training sessions, Tamborine Mountain Netball Club is off to a great start.
Senior students from Tamborine State High School assembled on the football field to witness a dynamic and life-like “mock car crash” to learn about road safety on Tuesday.
Eight teams from Tamborine Mountain Netball Club hit the courts at Firth Park sports centre on the Gold Coast for the HinterlandNetball District Association (HNDA) Open Day on Saturday.
Local Chef Gus Hennessey is the driving force behind Bean There Downed That’s concept of ‘organic and homely’.The café takes pride in utilising local produce and meat products.
Lying across the middle of the walkway is Leo, now weighing close to 90 kilos, he’s been a hotel resident since he was a puppy and is the latest in a fifty-year legacy of St Bernard dogs at the hotel
'If you find a snake on your property do not attempt to handle it yourself, back away slowly and if it’s inside close the door and place a towel across the bottom of the door.'
On March 16th, Tamborine Mountain State School combined forces with Canungra State School and St Bernard State School to host the first communal interschool sporting event at the Long Road Sports Complex.
The basalt monolith has stood there since the road was constructed in the early 1920s. Once called Lot’s Wife, and later Monument Rock, it is now more commonly known as The Sentinel.
As Tamborine Mountain State High School prepared for Crazy Hair Day to help raise funds for the Leukaemia foundation, 13-year-old Keara Coe decided to take the challenge a step further by saying goodbye to her long, luscious locks.
The Scenic Rim Regional Council owns the facilities of Beaudesert Pool, Tamborine Mountain Pool and Canungra Pool. During the off-season, the pools are drained, cleaned and undergo a complete refurbishment in preparation for summer.
Watching him sitting casually on the veranda of the two-storey home he built from the ground up, it’s hard to believe that just 10 months ago Andrew Clarke was living on an atoll in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
The days of the young Bushrats rugby team are sadly over but kids aren’t giving up on their dream of Tamborine Mountain sporting team.
A section of Tamborine Mountain State High School has been transformed from a grassy paddock to heavy duty construction site after the school was awarded a new $250,000 classroom facility.
As a tribute to International Women’s Day, Arne Lange took centre stage at the Tamborine Mountain Library to share the challenges of her life as a German Immigrant.
Will Jarrat grew up on Tamborine Mountain. He is the son of a famous actor and is now a lead singer in the Melbourne-based metal hardcore band Storm the Sky.
The Tamborine Mountain Landcare Inc will be celebrating 28 years of re-vegetation work in the John Dickson Conservation Park on Saturday 10 March.
Funded by the QLD Government, the scheme will help 1,000 primary schools look at the importance of biodiversity, reducing waste, saving water and making efficient use of energy.
The Red Cross Blood Service is urging locals to visit Donor Centres in Southport and Robina to ensure blood stocks don’t dip while the donor mobile is out of action.
Excited brides, grooms and guests arrived to discover why Tamborine Mountain is one of the most talked about bridal destinations in Queensland.
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