Oakland Estate is 339hA of rolling countryside, nestled amongst some of Queensland's best wineries, breweries and farms, right at the very heart of the Scenic Rim Region - Beaudesert. Scattered around the area are national parks, dams, and beautiful elements of country life such as farm-gate stalls. Situated in this naturally beautiful area, Oakland Estate is an easy drive to other major city hubs Brisbane and the Gold Coast - both are under an hour away. There's no need to commute though - Oakland Estate is just a quick drive to all local amenities and facilities, and is bringing with it to the area other exciting developments such as a brand-new retail precinct to support local farmers, a secondary school, and boutique retirement living village for over-55s.
On the 25th of January, 2017, the very first bell will ring to signify the start of classes at McAuley College Beaudesert. The school has now been completed and an experienced teaching staff are eagerly awaiting the commencement of the school year with their inaugural cohort, taken from local feeder schools. McAuley College is the newest Catholic school to be completed in the state, and features state-of-the-art facilities including undercover PE areas, cashless canteens, auditoriums and design studios.
Robinson Projects is a highly experienced team with over seventeen years of relevant industry experience. Started as a family business, the company has grown significantly. Now, following the construction of the Bromelton SCT Freight Terminal, Robinson Projects has set out to bring over 2400 residential homes and facilities to Beaudesert ahead of the area's predicted future growth.
The Beaudesert Race Track suffered during the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie, however with the help of a resilient community is now back on track to provide excellent racing carnival events to suit everyone. On Saturday, June 24th, the annual Beaudesert Cup Race Day is on - come on down in your best racewear to support a local facility and have fun!
A showcase of all the people and the produce from the Scenic Rim, the week from June 24th to July 2nd is a celebration of the food, wine, and gourmet products the region has to offer. Eat Local Week aims to foster awareness in consumers about where their food comes from, and supports local producers. There's something for everyone!
Bulls, bronc, bareback, saddled - every which way, on the 8th of July they'll be down at the Canungra Rodeo to test the mettle of some of Australia's best cowboys! It's sure to be a great night with lots of excitement and heart-stopping moments, so don't miss out. Head to their facebook page to learn more!
The Signature event of Eat Local Week, the Winter Harvest Festival, will take place on July the 1st. This is a family friendly event, with food and drinks and fun for all. Why not make a weekend of it, and some explore some local farms while you're at it?