Women take an axe to show competition

THE Maleny Show will this year feature women woodchoppers for the first time in its history, including national and international competitors. The Show will feature seven female woodchoppers and marks…

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Free flu jab for all Queenslanders

All Queenslanders will be offered a free flu vaccination as the state faces a severe outbreak of Influenza A. COVID-19 measures had reduced flu cases to almost nil since 2020…

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I won’t let Labor off the hook: Wallace

THE fate of the Beerwah to Maroochydore heavy rail line is weighing on reelected Fisher MP Andrew Wallace’s mind after the LNP were swept from power at the federal election…

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Health, childcare development set for Beerwah town centre

A VACANT site opposite Beerwah Marketplace is set to be developed into an integrated medical centre and childcare centre following an application to Sunshine Coast Council. The site is currently…

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WILVOS care for birds

THERE’S been a lot said and written about the damaging effects from the recent heavy rain and subsequent flooding with our wildlife also feeling the effects. The Wildlife Volunteers Association…

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Fire season coming

QFES’ Maleny Fire Station raised their doors on Saturday May 7, welcoming members of the public to see the multi-million dollar facility in all its glory. The new $3.9 million…

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Snap to it: Rotary Calendar Photo Competition

PHOTOGRAPHS are being sought for the 2023 edition of the ever-popular Maleny Rotary Calendar. The 2023 calendar will be the 13th edition and is a major fundraiser for the Rotary…

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Drivers urged to ‘dob in a pothole’

DRIVERS are being urged to ‘dob in a pothole’ or report damaged roads following recent deluges that have affected local roads. Sunshine Coast Council says its crews and contractors have…

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Disasters straight to your phone

THE Bureau of Meteorology has introduced push notifications on its BOM Weather app to provide more targeted advice to communities during severe weather. The push notifications will include six types of…

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The unsung heroes of mountain rescues

IT’S a book that’s literally a cliff hanger. Beerwah author Neil Halpin has penned a new book detailing his 25 years as a Glasshouse Country State Emergency Service volunteer. From…

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New Red Bench unveiled during DV Prevention Month

MAY is Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, and on Mother’s Day, May 8, Maleny and Blackall Range’s Speak Up Now – Stop Domestic Violence & Family Violence group unveiled…

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Laundry day is Thursday in the Glasshouse Mountains

THE Glasshouse Mountains Neighbourhood centre has introduced a free laundry service with Orange Sky providing laundering every Thursday. Neighbourhood centre volunteer Tudur Howells said the excellent service – with laundry…

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