Town Cryer Media Kookaburra

Editor's Note for May

Tamborine - A Town Of Significance!

When I commenced the Tamborine Bulletin some five and a half years ago, it was to completely focus on local community and highlight our people, businesses, and groups. It was only once I started asking questions of people’s lives in town that I discovered activities and achievements I never knew existed in our region - even though I have lived here for almost 30 years!
The paper has certainly kept me busy over the years, and now I have a completely community focused job - taking a direction which also helps to complement and enhance the magazine. Barbara’s retirement from the Tamborine Times presented new options for the paper’s journey but ultimately I felt I would wholly and solely concentrate on our local publication for our area. This is because I feel our small town does not receive enough of the attention it deserves. Everyone knows when we mention where we live, ‘outsiders’ will say “oh it’s lovely up there” - a comment designed to drive us to distraction! So in this respect, I feel that the paper has given us some sort of recognition in the Scenic Rim as a significant place - not fully as it was back when the railway ran through our town or when Tamborine headed up the whole region as the Tambourine District Shire Council - but as a significant town in it’s own right for our region.
And now for a lighter moment: I must confess that when a certain family member unceremoniously slipped in the hallway the other day on a present left by the naughty cat … well, I did let out a guilty laugh or two, lol!

Best Wishes Kerri
Your Editor In Chief!

ENVIRONMENT

Bottlebrush

Two Main Species Apply To The Title … Most people know what a bottlebrush looks like, but did you know that there are two main species that apply to that…

QUT Conducts LIDAR Scan Of Hall

Botanic Gardens Embraces Tech!

ENTERTAINMENT

Love Was Truly In The Air!

Valentine’s Night @ Bearded Dragon Hotel Love was truly in the air at the Bearded Dragon Hotel this Valentine’s Day, where they curated a magical experience for over 50 couples…

Back-To-Back ‘Knot Tying’!

Super Pleased To Announce …