The Scenic Rim Region has the second fastest population growth rate in Queensland and the existing population of the Region, estimated at 38,000 is expected to more than double over the next 20 years. This growth provides significant employment opportunities in the region and creates ongoing prosperity and opportunities for the community.
The Beaudesert area is well known for its majestic national parks and rainforests, some of which are World Heritage listed. Check out Mt Tamborine, Mt Lindesay, Mt Barney, Mt Ernest, Mt May and Mt Maroon. Their spectacular scenery makes bushwalking a popular activity and there are plenty of campgrounds to try especially along the Albert River.
Beaudesert Race Club offers patrons a wide range of race day facilities including a large undercover betting ring, Tote facilities, Bookmakers and full bar facilities. Beaudesert Race Club is utilized as a daily training facility. Featured race days being ANZAC Day, Melbourne Cup, and Beaudesert Cup Day are held on an annual basis.
The Beaudesert Show is an annual event not to be missed. The event runs for two days and two nights and can best be described as the Beaudesert Community putting Beaudesert and District on show. The families involved come from all aspects of the Beaudesert community – farmers, business people, school teachers, students, and retirees – everyone young and old!
The area offers many 4 Wheel Driving tracks and horse-riding trails.
Within the township there is a Hospital, a Library and aged care facilities.