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The gradual glory of Glenferna

The gradual glory of Glenferna

His Excellency, the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland has accepted the Maleny Cultural & Historical Society’s invitation to visit the Pioneer Village to open the historic farmhouse Glenferna on June 15. The Society’s Heritage, Research and...
Shedding the light on Nepal

Shedding the light on Nepal

Alex Fullerton is no stranger to supporting women in business; many know her through her successful operation of the Sunshine Coast Women Entrepreneurs organisation. However, her recent visit to Nepal with Shed the Light was a trip with a difference. Her first time...
Monica champions agriculture

Monica champions agriculture

Agricultural shows, with their ballyhoo and eclectic mix of rustic exhibits, have long been the highlight of the social calendar in many Australian country towns, and nobody knows more about them than Maleny’s own Monica Skerman.   by Judy Fredriksen She’s been the...
Margaret and her buffalo adventure

Margaret and her buffalo adventure

by Jacqui Hensel Margaret Thompson is a spritely, energetic woman with eyes that look to the future with excitement. As someone who has lived all her life on the Hinterland, she has seen and been a part of driving wide-ranging changes and innovations in her industry,...
Patched, painting and plenty of coffee!

Patched, painting and plenty of coffee!

Maleny is home to many creatives, and this month Victoria McGuin caught up with a local artist and an actor/writer who, between them, have been nurturing a feature film and an Archibald Prize entry. Theirs is a story of friendship, forging a personal path and trusting...
Leading with the Light Horse

Leading with the Light Horse

As ANZAC Day approaches, Lyn Gurney will have been preparing herself and her horses, Bella and Ollie, for many months. Parade appearances as a member of the 5th Light Horse Regiment: Maleny Troop, is Lyn’s way of honouring the fallen men and horses of World War I. by...