Scenic Rim Regional Council


The Scenic Rim Regional Council area is located in south-east Queensland. The Council area encompasses a total land area of about 4,250 square kilometres. The Scenic Rim Regional Council area is predominantly rural, with most of the population living in the townships and villages of Aratula, Beaudesert, Beechmont, Boonah, Canungra, Harrisville, Kalbar, Kooralbyn, Peak Crossing, Rathdowney and Tamborine Mountain (including Eagle Heights and Mount Tamborine). The largest towns are Beaudesert and Boonah. Rural land is used largely for agriculture and horticulture, with equine activities and tourism also being important industries.

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NOTE: The land use shown in the map is derived from ABS Mesh Block categories. Mesh Blocks broadly identify land use and are not designed to provide definitive land use. It is purely an indicator of the main planned land use for a Mesh Blocks. For more information please refer to ABS Mesh Block categories.

Transportation Networks

  • Cunningham Highway
  • Mount Lindesay Highway


  • Brisbane CBD 70-100km
  • Brisbane Airport 70-100km
  • Port of Brisbane 70-120km

Major Industrial Precincts

  • Beaudesert (around Enterprise Drive)

Scenic Rim Regional Council

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