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Bringing ballroom to the hills

Bringing ballroom to the hills

Dancing with the stars is a reality for Wendy and Christopher Ward, with that sparkling canopy above their Maleny home each night!  Their passion for dance and music is also their favourite way of sharing creativity with the community.  by Jacqui Hensel For...
Montville Cricket – A mostly even playing field

Montville Cricket – A mostly even playing field

Montville Cricket – A mostly even playing field by Cate and Doug Patterson, Montville History Group   Two remarkable photos from the early 1900s came to light from a Smith Family Collection. One is of early settlers with seven of the men named, the other is of an...
Delving into the dairy

Delving into the dairy

Delving into the dairy   by Angela Reedman-Polinski   Viewers all over the world last month saw the gloss and glamour of the Channel Ten MasterChef television show visiting The Old Dairy in Maleny. The media coverage has reached far and wide on that event, but in HT...
Joe’s journey

Joe’s journey

From war, to a cyclone, to toppling in a tank – it’s all part of a rich life story for Maleny local, Joe Beaupellet.  by Victoria McGuin Joe Beaupellet is a gentleman. The welcoming smile, coffee and biscuits upon my arrival gave me this clear impression. He is also a...
Everything’s coming up roses

Everything’s coming up roses

A Eudlo rose farm has caught the attention of Hollywood, and it’s easy to see why! by Rebecca Mugridge Down a tree lined street, in the beautiful town of Eudlo, lies Caz Owens’ unique rose farm, the only chemical-free certified rose farm in Australia. When you arrive,...
Naval Cadets on course

Naval Cadets on course

You see them on parade every Anzac Day and Remembrance Day, confident in their crisp ceremonial whites, proudly bearing the Australian flag as they march by with military precision. For over 20 years, the TS Centaur Naval Cadets have been providing Maleny’s youth with...