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Christmas Day brekkie

Christmas Day brekkie

Come and join the Maleny Neighbourhood Centre (MNC) once again for their Christmas Day Breakfast from 8am – 11am, December 25.    Every year the MNC has hosted a community breakfast, supported by local businesses and their family of incredible...
Irish Joe’s poems

Irish Joe’s poems

Well known Sunshine Coast poet and storyteller, Irish Joe Lynch, has just released his wonderful collection of poems and illustrations.  Joe was born in County Cork, an area steeped in the ancient Celtic art of storytelling and music. Influenced by the great Irish...
Maleny’s Forgotten Soldier Remembered

Maleny’s Forgotten Soldier Remembered

Maleny’s Forgotten Soldier Remembered Killed on the bloody battlefields of WWI and without a grave for his family to mourn, Maleny man Tom Lillingstone’s story had almost vaporised from history … until now. Armed with dogged determination, Lillingstone’s niece – Jill...
Passing time with Uncle Jack Charles

Passing time with Uncle Jack Charles

Passing time with Uncle Jack Charles Uncle Jack Charles is often acknowledged as the ‘grandfather of Aboriginal theatre in Australia’, and co-founded the first Aboriginal theatre company, Nindethana Theatre, with Bob Maza, in 1972.  This is just a snippet, however, of...
Joe’s journey

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...
Art with a heart

Art with a heart

Art with a heart Local girl Zarah Smolders (ten) is passionate about saving our oceans from plastic. Recently she channelled that passion into creating an artwork for the Hatchery Crusaders Challenge run by the Queensland Museum as a part of World Science Week 2019....