Awards keep coming for finger lime producers

The Lime Caviar Company’s Ian and Margie Douglas are no stranger to awards and now they have a new one to add to the cabinet. The couple’s latest innovation, 100 percent Australian finger lime pearls, were recently named as a state finalist in the Delicious Produce Awards. The concept was aimed at offering customers more…

Local denim company founded on doing good

Tamborine Mountain company, Outland Denim, is the only Australian company to receive an A+ in the 2018 Ethical Fashion Report, published by Baptist World Aid Australia. Outland Denim was founded by James Bartle after he met an anti-trafficking group and traveled to Asia to see first-hand how human traffickers prey on vulnerable young girls to…

Vendor Panel Marketplace

Scenic Rim Regional Council has further streamlined its internal quotation process to utilise an online request for quotation (RFQ) portal where local suppliers will either form part of an established panel arrangement (through Local Buy Vendor Panel), or will self-register their business through an online portal called Vendor Panel Marketplace. Where there is no preferred…

Mentoring program for Women in Business

Are you a Scenic Rim-based businesswoman who would like to scale up your existing business, or who has a good idea and wants to develop it into a business? Scenic Rim Regional Council is partnering with Advance Qld and the University of Southern Queensland to deliver a mentoring and development program called Women in Regional and…

Inland Rail Project update

Field investigations for the Calvert to Kagaru section of the Inland Rail Project are set to begin in the project study area. Inland Rail is a once-in-a-generation project, connecting regional Australia to domestic and international markets, transforming the way freight is moved around the country. It will complete the ‘spine’ of the national freight network…