• 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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  • 05

    Sep

    Top 10 Things to do In Maleny

    Head to the Irish bar Finbar’s Irish Bar is at 12 Bicentennial Lane and is a popular venue for lovers of Celtic music and…pizza, seeing as it has a wood-fired oven. You’re guaranteed a warm welcome – just make sure you’re staying somewhere comfortable like…
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  • 05

    Aug

    Art and Craft in Maleny and Montville

    The Sunshine Coast Hinterland, and especially the towns of Maleny and Montville, are well-known for the wealth of artistic and creative talent. There’s something about the stunning scenery and the slower pace of life here that inspires artists and craftspeople of all stripes. This coming…
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  • 05

    Jul

    Maleny Music Weekend

    The end of August in Maleny sees the Maleny Music Festival, a three-day gathering of music lovers, performers and street entertainers that promises (and delivers) to be a weekend of wild fun. The event happens the last weekend of August. This year sees the return…
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