Safety boost for Beaudesert veterans

VETERANS will be able to seek support in a safer environment when the Beaudesert RSL Sub-Branch replaces its old and uneven carpet through a Commonwealth grant. The organisation, which looks after the welfare of serving and ex-serving members of the Australian Defence Force and their families, will carry out the project through an $11,000 federal…

RSRT abolition saves livelihoods

OWNER drivers will be able to get back on the road and regain their livelihoods after the Federal Parliament abolished the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) late Monday night. Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz said scrapping the RSRT – which Labor established in 2012 under the premise that drivers would go slower and work…

$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…