Maleny Youth Theatre

Welcome to the Maleny Info Centre featured Community Group, as listed in Discover Our Community on the website


A chance to learn to act, sing, move, make music, gain confidence, become a performer – and have fun! Limited to 20 per class and under the auspices of Catherine Steer, BA Hons. Performing Arts, PGCE (a qualified drama teacher, Blue card holder, First Aid certified and with over 25 years’ experience in theatre) the Maleny Youth Theatre is for school aged children. Classes are held in the Maleny Playhouse, Maleny Showground (the first building on the right from the main entrance with a fenced parking area in front of it), on Tuesdays from 5:15 pm to -7:15 pm during school term.

Address: PO. Box 142, Maleny, Qld 4552

Phone: 07 5494 4009


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Homeless Week in Maleny

What would you pay to NOT have to sleep rough tonight? Please help our fundraising efforts during Homeless Persons Week (7th-11th August) outside the Maleny IGA. Funds raised will go to an Emergency Accomodation at the Maleny Neighbourhood Centre, and our Tiny House Project.

We need people to help from 11 am-2 pm – please let us know if you can join the roster email or phone 0405 331 584. THANKS!

Donations can be made directly to Maleny Neighbourhood  Centre, please indicate it for the CHASM project or the Emergency Accommodation Fund.

Maleny Neighbourhood Centre – With the cold weather upon us the Maleny Neighbourhood Centre are in need of blankets for their emergency relief clients. Please drop blankets into their office located at 17 Bicentenary Lane, Maleny.

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Rubbish and Recyclables : What’s What

Everybody’s doing it – (recycling that is)  – Could we do it better?

Have you been faced with the dilemma of what’s rubbish and what’s recyclable?  Can you put the same items that are recyclable at Sunshine Coast Council recycling facilities into your yellow lidded bin? or the public place recycle bins?  Glass jars and bottles are recyclable, but what about tin/plastic lids and bottle tops?

Come along and hear:   

  • presentation by a Guest Speaker from council’s Waste 2 Resource Education Program who will give us the drum on all things recyclable.
  • Our Office Manager, Theresa Bint, who will share the challenges of Plastic Free July, both in the office and at home, practical and existential.

If you have items of rubbish that you suspect are recyclable but are unsure whether they belong in the yellow lidded bins, bring them along (washed please) and find out where they’re meant to go.  

Where:  Hinterland Business Centre Conference Room 38A Coral St, Maleny
When: Wednesday 9th August, 6.15pm (grab a cuppa) for a 6.30 start

Book here or phone the office 5494 3151

This event is FREE, a gold coin donation –  would be appreciated.  Thanks.

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The Original Eumundi Markets


The Original Eumundi Markets:  Step into a wonderful world of original design at the best art and craft market in Australia and meet the artists face-to-face.  You’ll find original artworks, sculptures, furniture, handmade toys, homewares, and skincare, as well as cutting edge fashion and jewellery by local designers, all guided by our ethos of “we make it, bake it, grow it, sew it”.

If you’re a foodie, you’ll especially love our market …laksa, calamari, thai, paella, quality coffee, chocolate, great cakes, old fashioned lemonade, and more. We have a wealth of fresh produce – including fresh fruit and vegetables, freshly baked breads, locally made cheeses and yoghurts.

And, when you need a break from the shopping, sit back and be entertained by a stellar line-up of performers guaranteed to get you in the groove. There’s plenty of local talent to keep you entertained, with world-music sounds, country tunes or tribal rhythms.

You can also have your palm read or indulge in a vast array of services offered by our many health and well-being practitioners.

Market Hours: Wednesdays 8 am – 1.30 pm & Saturdays 7 am – 2 pm

The Original Eumundi Markets are open rain, hail or shine every Wednesday and Saturday.

Over the years, several independent organisations, including the Eumundi and District Community Association, have also set up other market operations adjacent to The Original Eumundi Markets, making the overall Eumundi Markets now the biggest art and craft market in Australia.

Our market community has now grown to more than 600 stalls and boasts an annual visitation of 1.6 million people!

The Original Eumundi Markets continue to focus on handmade products, with the ethos of “make it, bake it, grow it, sew it”.

The philosophy of locally handmade products and services has served the Eumundi Markets well over the last 30 years and it is the originality and uniqueness of the stallholders and their creativity that has customers coming back for more year after year.

Eumundi Markets is a vibrant, ever-evolving collaboration of many talented people seeking to share their gifts with the world. We play a pivotal role in supporting and promoting young local creative talent. We also recognise our responsibility in nurturing new businesses in their formulative years by providing a cost effective alternative for test marketing and trialling of new products and services, unique to this region.

We are also seeking to create the best sustainable shopping experience anywhere on this planet by changing our own practices to ensure our green credentials are pure. In conjunction with our local school, we have created a worm farm to process all compostable waste generated by the market and for the school to resell the organic fluids and castings to raise much-needed funds. The market is now plastic bag free and all packaging materials used are fully compostable.

In the future, we will be installing our own solar power generation and water harvesting to become self-sufficient with our energy needs, with the long-term aim of exporting any surplus energy within the community.

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Maple Street Co-Operative

Welcome to the Maleny Info Centre featured Community Group, as listed in Discover Our Community on the website.

This weeks featured group is the Maple Street Co-Operative.

Maple Street Co-Operative

Opens at 9 am, 7 days a week. The Maple Street Co-operative Society Ltd was formedin 1979 when local residents agreed there was an unmet need for easily-available organically grown fruit and vegetables and health food items in the Maleny district. Address: 37 Maple Street, Maleny Qld 4552 / Phone: 07 5494 2088 / Email:

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Maleny Rangers Indoor Football

Every friday, starts at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Maleny Main Hall, Activity Centre

Costs: Under 13 year old’s – $5 and Over 13 year old’s & Adults – $7.50

Played during the summer which is the off-season for the Sunshine Coast Football Association. Under 13 year olds play every Friday night from 6 pm to 7:30 pm and Over 13 year olds and Adults play from 7:30 pm to 9 pm, in the Main Hall, Maleny Activity Centre, 50 Bunya Street. It is a great game to keep your outdoor football skills fine-tuned, to have fun and get fit.

Contact Lindsay Muir 0488 581 347 or email

For more information go to the Maleny Local Activities page here.

Queensland Zoo at the Big Pineapple

Queensland Zoo (at the Big Pineapple) – Woombye

Queensland Zoo (at the Big Pineapple) : 76 Nambour Connection Road, Woombye QLD 4559

The Wildlife HQ is open every day of the year except Christmas Day

Opening Hours:   Every Day Monday to Sunday – 9 am to 4 pm – Last Entry is from 3 pm

Click here to see what animals are at the Qld Zoo.

About Wildlife HQ on the Sunshine Coast

Wildlife HQ is a boutique zoo of native and exotic animals on the Sunshine Coast QLD. The story of Wildlife HQ is akin to the story of Noah’s Ark. Zoo owner, Julie Seabrook and her team of dedicated Keepers, undertook the mammoth task of moving 200 animals from Alma Park Zoo to their new home at Wildlife HQ. If you thought moving home was tough, try packing a herd of Indian Blackbuck, Red Pandas, troops of South American monkeys, a bearcat, and pack of dingos.

When Alma Park Zoo closed in March 2014 to make way for a housing development in the area. Julie negotiated with owners of the Zoo to assume the ownership of the animal collection. Julie established the new Wildlife HQ in Woombye to accommodate the 200 animals safely in their new permanent home at the Big Pineapple.

Whilst it was devastating to see Alma Park Zoo close after 45 years, keeping all the animals with their Keepers at the new Wildlife HQ was the best possible outcome.

For the animals with complex and multifaceted social relationships, maintaining their social bonds by staying together rather than being dispersed to other Zoo’s was the best solution for their continued health and well being. This solution also provided Keepers with the opportunity to continue to develop the bonds they had established with animals they have worked with for a number of years. The move to Queensland Zoo was a win-win for both unique animals and talented people.

Julie and the team at Wildlife HQ are now embarking on a new era. Julie is focused on providing lifetime care of animals of Wildlife HQ whilst educating families and children about animals, the environment and conservation.

For more information, click HERE to go to the official Queensland Zoo website.


Koala Rescue

Welcome to the Maleny Info Centre featured Community Group, as listed in Discover Our Community on the website.

This weeks featured group is the Koala Rescue.


Sunshine Coast Koala Rescue operates a 24 hour volunteer run koala rescue service Queensland wide. With a pair of qualified tree climbers specialising in high tree climb koala rescues, our services are regularly requested by koala rescue groups statewide.

Phone number: 0423 618 740 /

Address: Moffat Beach, 52 William St, Caloundra QLD 4551 / 

For more information, click here to go to the official Sunshine Coast Koala Rescue website.

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SCAM Alert – looks like Telstra

SCAM Alert – looks like Telstra :  Today I received an email purporting to come from Telstra.  The email address even looks real – but be very aware – this is a SCAM.  Telstra gives the following advice on this ie We are aware that these emails are being circulated.  If you receive one, it would be greatly appreciated if could you please take the time to report it here:  (click on this link:   Report Misuse of Service