$10,000 boost for Boonah Golf Club

BOONAH Golf Club members are swinging their clubs in joy after they secured $10,000 in federal government funding towards a new greens mower. The mower – which they will also pitch in for – will replace their archaic high-maintenance 25-year-old ride-on. The club expects getting a new model will slash the amount of money they…

Old signs to become history

WORN out old signs will become history when the Tamborine Mountain Historical Society replaces more than 50 of them through a $5000 federal government grant. The $10,000 project – which the society will contribute $5000 cash, labour and materials towards – is expected to enhance the experience of tourists, visitors and school groups to the…

Safer passage on Sandy Creek Road

HUNDREDS of local industry staff and contractors will have a safer run to work after a $750,000 upgrade to Sandy Creek Road at Bromelton was completed. Workers have laid the final seal on the stretch of the heavily-used road, which links to major employers AJ Bush and Sons, Gelita and Neilson’s Quarry just outside Beaudesert. The…

Action still required for RSRT

ON Tuesday, March 15 the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal heard AIG and other peak bodies’ applications to delay the commencement date of the Payments Order, which applies to independent contractor drivers across Australia. Ministers Michaelia Cash and Darren Chester intervened in the proceeding in support of the application, informing the Tribunal that the commencement date…

NBN roll-out bolsters community

BUSINESS operators struggling with slow internet expect the local roll-out of National Broadband Network technology will boost efficiency and productivity. Work is under way to connect 6500 premises at Cedar Grove, Cedar Vale, Jimboomba, Mundoolun and South Maclean through NBN fibre to the node technology. The NBN Co expects to start offering services to the region by…