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Invest in your own backyard

Invest in your own backyard

Few would realise that homelessness is a real issue for some Maleny residents. Now, thanks to the crusade of a group of determined and compassionate locals, that is being addressed through Compassionate Housing Affordability Solutions Maleny (CHASM).  by Judy...
Organic life

Organic life

Sandy Creek Organic Farm sits happily in the beautiful valley of Beerwah, selling organic fruit, vegetables and nuts, with Les and Marji Nicholls as the caring, hardworking, ‘semi-retired’ owners. Writer, Jacqui Hensel, met with them recently to learn more about the...
The beat goes on (part 2)

The beat goes on (part 2)

Part two of Rebecca Mugridge’s interview with genial Senior Sergeant Police Officer in Charge, Gary Brayley, from Nambour Police Station, where she learnt how much is involved in the day-to-day life of the local police. by Rebecca Mugridge Gary Brayley is a leader the...
The rhythm of life

The rhythm of life

Emily Hinckfuss is an independent spirit, a young woman who listens to her instincts and the results (so far) have shown what can be achieved when you do just that. by Gay Liddington Emily Hinckfuss is a teenager who marches to the beat of her own drum. The...
Non-conforming Neville Ross  Pt-2

Non-conforming Neville Ross Pt-2

Part two of the story of Neville Ross, a minister with an open heart and mind. by Gay Liddington “Consciousness was upon him before he could get out of the way.”- Kingsley Amis He was born into the Great Depression, leader of a church boys’ club at age 14, and...
Tiny neigh-bours

Tiny neigh-bours

Charlie and Zoe Taylor, and their son Josh, own and manage a horse stud on the outskirts of Maleny. Unlike a standard horse stud, this one is for miniature horses. Writer, Jacqui Hensel, recently went to meet the family and their small, but perfectly formed,...