• 01

    Oct

    Woodford Folk Festival Program Launched This Month!

    This year will be the 34th Woodford Folk Festival. This largest gathering of artists and musicians in Australia is held annually over six days and six nights, from Dec 27th through to January 1st. The festival attracts more than 2,000 local, national and international, artists,…
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  • 01

    Sep

    Maleny Things You Probably Didn’t Know

    Maleny … did you know? The Blackall Range is well known for many things – the 3’M’ towns of Maleny, Montville and Mapleton; wonderful markets; great food; arts, crafts and much more. But did you know … Cattle in the streets of Maleny Mobs of…
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  • 01

    Aug

    ‘If Music be the Food of Love … Play on’

    Spring will be coming soon to the mountains, so what better way to welcome it in than with music – especially at this time of year when the Hinterland has its lowest rainfall for the year. Although the Woodford Folk Festival is probably best known, there…
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  • 01

    Jul

    The Importance of Getting Away from It All

    Most of us lead lives that are stressful beyond the wildest dreams of our forefathers. We commute for hours and when we get home we still have work to catch up on. At weekends we ferry the kids around to parties and sports matches; there’s…
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  • 01

    Jun

    Winter on the Range is Special

    Australia has more than 20,000 km of coastline but only 200km of that vast coastline is on escarpments combining panoramic views of mountains and the sea. 20kms of that special escarpment is in the Blackall Range, in the Sunshine Coast hinterland of Queensland. This special…
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  • 01

    May

    Maleny Agricultural Show 2018

    Ever popular Maleny Show Highly regarded by both local residents and regular visitors to the area, this well-liked ‘country’ show is on again from Friday 1st June to Saturday 2nd at the showground, only a stones-throw from the town centre on the Maleny-Stanley River Road.…
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  • 12

    Apr

    Autumn in the Hinterland

    The Sunshine Coast Hinterland is something of a Goldilocks Zone in Australia because it never gets too hot, too dry, too humid or too cold. All year round the region offers residents and tourists alike a gentler climate – cooler and drier in the summer,…
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  • 12

    Mar

    Your Perfect Wedding Venue

    Not everyone wants a huge destination wedding with whistles and bells – although they can be amazing, of course. Some of us, though, want a quieter, more intimate event, surrounded by our nearest and dearest. The only thing that can make an occasion like this…
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  • 05

    Nov

    The Maleny Arts and Crafts Group Christmas Fair

    The first week in December is when the Maleny Arts and Crafts Group holds its Christmas fair – just in time for people to start their serious shopping expeditions. 2017 is a special year for the group as it’s 40 years since it was founded…
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  • 05

    Oct

    Visit the Local Markets

    If you’re thinking of visiting Maleny – maybe a relative is planning an amazing Sunshine Coast wedding and you’re going to be staying at the Blue Summit Cottages for a few days – you’ll be wondering what else there is to do. After all, it’s…
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