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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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