Scenic Rim Regional Council

Scenic Rim Regional Council employs more than 420 people, all who are committed to delivering community services and infrastructure to our many customers, including Scenic Rim community and local businesses.

Scenic Rim Regional Council was established in 2008 following the amalgamation of Beaudesert Shire Council, Boonah Shire Council, and parts of Ipswich City Council.

Each day our teams are proudly delivering services for our customers across the region. This includes more than 40,000 residents, approximately 4,500 businesses and the many visitors who come out to enjoy our breathtaking scenery and authentic visitor experiences that the Scenic Rim is so famous for.

Mission and values

Our mission: Scenic Rim Regional Council will enable a sustainable future for our region that enhances our unique rural communities and environments.

Our values

Communication We actively promote clear, concise and open discussion between staff, Council and communities

Respect We act respectfully to each other, accepting each person’s individuality and their role.

Teamwork We work cooperatively to achieve common goals, drawing on the strengths of each other, in a supportive and safe environment.

Honesty We act with integrity and when we ask an honest question, we get an honest answer.

Accountability We accept ownership of our role and responsibility for our actions.

Trust We build strong relationships that we believe in and rely on.

Staff worth Our actions demonstrate that our people matter.

Quality We have pride in whatever we do, and strive to do it well

Our employees who live our values are recognised through our quarterly Valued Employee Awards.

Facilities and services*

With the Scenic Rim region covering 4,254km2, and a population of more than 40,000, we've got a lot of ground to cover. We maintain almost $1 billion of community assets including:

  • 961km of sealed roads and streets
  • 793km of unsealed roads
  • 63 concrete bridges
  • 69 timber bridges
    • 78km stormwater pipes
    • 210 buildings
    • 494 major culverts
    • 62 public toilet facilities
    • 81km footpaths
    • 4 swimming pools
    • 4 libraries
    • 43 playgrounds, and
    • 129 parks, reserves and camping ground (or 426ha of land).328 concrete floodway


       Supporting our frontline teams are employees  responsible for governance, human resources,  accounts and finance, information technology and communications and marketing.

      What makes us different*

      As one of the largest employers in the region, we are proud of the role we play to benefit the Scenic Rim each and every day by delivering for our customers, and helping to grow our rich economy. We work in a dynamic culture and among the most spectacular scenery in Australia. Our employees also enjoy other benefits including:

      • Competitive remuneration packages
      • Career development opportunities
      • Flexible work arrangements
      • Salary packaging opportunities
      • Diverse work culture
      • Up to 12.5% superannuation
      • 17.5% leave loading
      • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
      • Access to corporate health benefits


        Other Locations


        Customer Service and Administration Centres

        BEAUDESERT 82 Brisbane Street

        BOONAH 70 High Street

        TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN Cnr Main Street & Yuulong Road


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