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Blazing the “Open Studios” Trail in May
Fourteen local and regional artists will inspire you with their talents during the 3rd and 4th of May as the seventh annual Studios of the Scenic Rim start in Canungra and Beechmont. Beechmont this year has Wendi Trulson and Nicole Crosswell at the Beechmont Community Centre displaying a diverse array of mixed media art, textile and bundle dyeing. Workshops are available. Wendi’s love of nature and natural fibres has lead her to the alchemy of natural dying using the technique of bundle dyeing. The bundling pot will be on site so if you wish to learn more about this practice for yourself please make a booking Nicole is a Visual Artist who has worked with fabric sculptures and installations for many years. Andy Reimanis, mixed media will be celebrating the beauty of the Green Cauldron in his work at Binna Burra Lodge. Situated at Wallaby Ridge Retreat, Wonglepong, six very individual artists are covering water colour, photography, ceramic, sculpture and mosaic. There will be demonstrations, displays, poetry readings and workshops for all the family. There is delicious country cooking and original art for sale. Tamlyn Geiger’s Red Door Studio in Appel Street, Canungra, will be open with beautiful watercolour mixed media and demonstrations throughout the weekend. The 100 year old building is now a cosy studio where Tamlyn teaches several days a week. Melissa and Jordan Latimer, mother
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and son duo will have a variety of unusual work incorporating mosaic, leadlight and metal sculpture at their home studio. Kim Williams, an indigenous artist from Beaudesert and Alinta Krauth, Digital Art and creative writing will be artists in residence at Sarabah Estate Vineyard.
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Studios of the Scenic Rim is a celebration of the Artistic community and this year’s trail is the biggest yet. Pick up a Studios and Events Booklet or visit www.liveatthecentre.com.au for a map of the trail and more information about the artists and their studios.
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After 11 years, Gail Morris and Cheryl Barnes of Flutterby Fantasy closed the doors for the last time on Monday 31st March 2014. Gail and Cheryl started Flutterby Fantasy in 2003 in Lawton Lane - selling a range of gift, books, crystals, clothing and hand made items. They moved to the building adjacent to the Canungra Motel in 2007. Gail and Cheryl said they will both be semi-retired and are looking forward to spending more time with family. Their friendship and conversation will be missed by everyone! Complimen ta Orthodon ry Consultatiotic n
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Canungra received 160mm of rain overnight on Thursday 20th March, bringing total rainfall for the month to over 200mm throughout the area. While the downpour was welcomed, it also caused widespread flooding in some areas, particularly those with low lying causeways. Rymera Road and Coburg Road and were impassable for over 24 hours, while residents of Illinbah also waited for floodwaters to reside before being able to travel into town. O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyard Manager, Tamil Mani said he arrived at the Vineyard in the morning to find chairs and tables in the fence, washed downstream by floodwaters. Flooding receeded quickly in all areas, with all roads reopened within 48 hours. The Bureau of Meterology has predicted rainfall of over 200mm over the next three months for the region.
Show Society Update
At the Canungra Show Society’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 5th March, a Committe was not elected due to a lack of volunteers. The meeting was then postponed until Wednesday 2nd April. If a Committe is not elected at this meeting the future of the Show Society will be in doubt. The postponed AGM was held after this edition of The Canungra Times went to print. For details on the outcome of this meeting please see the Canungra Show Society Facebook page or visit The Canungra Times web site www. canungratimes.com.au.
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Council Notices Expressions of Interest Audit & Risk Committee Expressions of Interest closing Thursday 17 April 2014 are invited for appointment of an external member to Council’s Audit and Risk Committee for the period ending 30 June 2016. The Audit and Risk Committee operates as a source of independent advice to Council and to the Chief Executive Officer on governance, risk management, accountability and audit-related matters. Terms of Reference detailing the committee’s functions and meeting arrangements are available from the below contacts together with Selection Criteria and remuneration details for the proposed appointments. Further information may be obtained by contacting Nick O’Connor on 5540 5114, or visiting Council’s website www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au Scenic Rim Planning Scheme Project - Draft Strategic Directions Paper Consultation Council is seeking feedback from the community, stakeholders and interest groups on the
Draft Strategic Directions Paper document. The purpose of the Draft Paper is to articulate the broad policy directions and key commitments for the drafting of the new Scenic Rim Planning Scheme. Templates for submissions and further details are available at Council’s Customer Service Centres and libraries or www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au/ have-your-say. Submissions close 4.30pm on 2 May 2014. Council will also be hosting informal information sessions: • Wednesday 2 April, 10am 12pm: Beaudesert, Boonah and Tamborine Mountain Libraries • Wednesday 2 April, 2pm - 4pm: Canungra Library • Thursday 3 April, 5pm - 8pm: The Centre (Beaudesert) • Saturday 5 April, 9am - 11am: Beaudesert, Boonah, Tamborine Mountain and Canungra Libraries Community Engagement Policy review Feedback is invited on proposed revisions to Council’s Community Engagement Policy. Submissions on the Draft Community Engagement
Policy are invited for three weeks, closing Tuesday 15 April 2014. The draft policy can be viewed at www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au/ have-your-say or Customer Service Centres and libraries. Waste arrangements over Easter Please be aware that all Scenic Rim waste transfer stations, including Beaudesert Landfill, will be closed on Good Friday (18 April) & ANZAC Day (25 April) however will operate at normal hours over the remaining Easter period. Bin collection will occur as normal on all days, including Good Friday & ANZAC Day. Council’s Waste Management team is happy to assist with any questions, you can phone them on 5540 5111.
LIVE @ THE CENTRES The Treasure of Captain Curlylocks Fri 11 Apr 10am & 2pm. Comedy, music, puppetry with Nadia Sundae For 3-8 year olds and their families @ Boonah Cultural Centre World of Fun School Holiday Program Exciting workshops, new and classic children’s movies and other fun
things to do. Tue 8 - Thu 17 April Boonah, Beaudesert, Tamborine Mtn. Visit www.liveatthecentre.com.au for details. CINEMA Classic Flicks: Cactus Jack (PG) Comedy with Kirk Douglas, AnnMargaret. Thu 3 Apr 9.30am for 10am, $5 includes morning tea @ Boonah Cultural Centre EXHIBITIONS (free entry) Metamorphosis Retrospective by Dave Groom Continues until 26 Apr @ The Centre Beaudesert Art Beats Boonah State High School students Continues until 6 Apr @ Boonah Regional Art Gallery
POSITIONS VACANT Horticultural Ganger closing on Wednesday 9 April 2014 at 12pm. For further information please call 5540 5126 or refer to www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au/ employment
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April 5 - 22.... School Holidays (QLD) 12......... Car Boot Sale & Street Stall. St Luke’s Anglican Church, Kidston St, 7am - 1pm. 13......... Canungra Valley Markets at Canungra School of Arts Hall. 8am - 1pm. 25......... ANZAC Day 30......... Scenic Rim Arts Dinner in Canungra - “War Stories and your town”. May 3 - 4...... Canungra and Beechmont Open Studio Trails. www.liveatthecentre.com.au. 10......... Uniting Church Fete, Appel Street, Canungra. 8am - 2pm. 11.......... Mother’s Day June 9........... Queen’s Birthday public holiday July 12......... Canungra Rodeo August 23......... Canungra Show Mondays: • • • • • •
Cribbage Tournament at Canungra Bowls Club, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Ph 5543 4456. Beechmont Over 50’s at Graceleigh Hall, Beechmont. Ph 0457 803 045. Fitness Training Moriarty Park Hall 5.30pm. Steve 0405 103 670. Yoga classes at Moriarty Park. Call Shirley 5543 4047. Zumba. 9-10am Beginners Class at Canungra School of Arts Hall. Phone Sue 0427 171 134. Canungra Swimming Club Masters swim training. 6pm to 7:30 pm. Alanna 0409 752 997.
• Canungra Golf Club - Ladies’ Competition Golf Day. • 30 min High Intensity Fat Burning Classes at Live Fit Studio. Kym 0405 103 670.
• Fitness Training Moriarty Park Hall 5.30pm. Steve 0405 103 670. • Justice of the Peace Community Signing Centre. Next to the library 1pm - 5pm. • Canungra Swimming Club. Masters swim training. 6pm to 7:30 pm - Alanna 0409 752 997.
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Men’s Competition Golf Day at Canungra Golf Club. Every 2nd Thursday Canungra Art & Culture Group. Showgrounds Art Hut. Ph: 5543 5528. Business and Community night at Canungra Bowls Club 6pm for 6-30pm start. Ph 5543 4456. Zumba. 9-10am Beginners Class at Canungra School of Arts Hall. Phone Sue 0427 171 134. Canungra Swimming Club. Juniors Swim Club, 5:30 to 7:30 pm . Alanna 0409 752 997.
• Justice of the Peace - Canungra Visitor Information Centre. Ph: 5543 5156. • 30 min High Intensity Fat Burning Classes at Live Fit Studio. Kym 0405 103 670.
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• Bare Foot Bowls at Canungra Bowls Club from 9.30am. Ph: 5543 4456. • Church Services: St Luke’s Anglican Church 7.45am. Canungra Uniting Church 10.30am.
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Tamborine Village Lions Club – Community Spirit By Rayna Bond
Tamborine Village Lions’ main goal is to raise funds for the community and the people within. The biggest fundraiser is a monthly market, held the first Sunday of every month, and the raffles run there. We are lucky to have businesses support our raffles by donating goods and services. Without their support we would not be able to run the raffles and raise the amount of money we do. One of our main supporters is Tamborine Village Traders. Eric and Christina Ball (owners) have been part of our community for over 14 years. They have been generous in donating a wheelbarrow for our Father’s Day raffle last year. They have also contributed to other initiatives that Tamborine Village Lions have been involved with. Last year they donated twine and razor blades that were included in packs sent to Papua New Guinea to help support local women in home birthing. Last but not least they stock Lion Club Fudge and Mints! What a great effort.
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Another great supporter is On the Road Automotive Repairs. Leanne and Sean Keeler (owners) were gracious enough to donate a vehicle service for the raffle held at the markets and launch in February. On Sunday 6th April the Tamborine Village Lion market will start a new raffle. First Prize - Trade Wheelbarrow filled with gardening goodies.
Second Prize - Vehicle Service to the value of $150 from On the Road Automotive Repairs. Third Prize - Trailer load of firewood – donated by a Tamborine Village Lions member. The raffle will be drawn at the Tamborine Village markets on Sunday 1st June. Tamborine Village Lions are also donating all monies raised from the sale of food at the April markets to Australian Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation. The vision is 100% survival for kids with cancer. Every child deserves a chance at a healthy life! This is a very worthwhile project for everyone in the community. Why not pop in and grab a sausage knowing you are also helping with the ongoing research into cancer? The markets are held the first Sunday of every month 7am-12pm If you would like any information on being a stallholder or busker please call 0487 770 114 or email email@example.com.
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Would You Like to Help Kids Read?
Canungra Library will soon be starting a junior reading club on Wednesday afternoons, and we are looking for volunteers who might be interested in sitting with children and listening to them read. All of our volunteers must be eligible for a Blue Card (Scenic Rim Regional Council will manage the application) and interested in assisting with children’s literacy. If you would like more information please call Raylene at Tamborine Mountain Library on 55405473 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Department of Transport and Main Roads has said motorists should continue to expect delays on Lamington National Park Road while seven landslips are repaired. Delays of up to five minutes should be expected Monday to Friday from 6am to 6pm. Intermittently, longer delays of 15 - 30 minutes may also be experienced. These delays are unavoidable as some construction activities can only be done during the day. Night work to install large metal nails into the landslip sites is progressing well. Lamington National Park Road is closed Sunday to Thursday from 7pm to 5am. During these works, a drill rig and other machinery is taking up most of the road. Night work is expected to be complete by mid April 2014. Work at all seven sites will be complete in mid 2014.
The Souvannavong family Isaiah, Helmy, Holli and Molli lend their support. Photo: Mark Connop
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Josh Bell-McNee and Brie Perryman took part in the World’s Greatest Shave on Saturday 15th March at Canungra State School hall. Brie and Josh had family members take turns shaving their heads, including Josh’s brother Aiden who had taken part in Shave for a Cure the week before. Brie raised $1,000 and Josh and Aiden raised $540. Both of them would like to thank everyone who donated money and helped on the day.
Motorists can expect short delays on Mundoolun Connection Road from Monday 10th March 2014 until the end of June 2014. These works are part of a Safer Roads Sooner project from Beaudesert-Nerang Road (Wonglepong Road) to Beaudesert-Beenleigh Road.
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Council Restructure To Enhance Efficiency
ANZAC DAY SERVICE BEECHMONT Time: Service commences at 11.30 am sharp, participants need to arrive at 11.15am. Where: Graceleigh Park 1925 Beechmont road Beechmont. When: Friday 25th April 2013 The ANZAC committee invites you to join us after the service for lunch and refreshments. Menu includes hamburgers, veggie-burgers, sausages, hot chips and refreshing cold drinks. Please leave your pets at home.
An internal restructure of Scenic Rim Regional Council is being undertaken to enhance efficiency and deliver cost savings to the community. “Council is continually reviewing its resourcing and examining more efficient ways to deliver services to the community and this restructure is one such outcome,” Council Chief Executive Officer Craig Barke said. “The changes being implemented represent the first significant organisational restructure of Council in almost three years and will result in the number of managerial positions being reduced by three. “In addition to streamlining the management framework, Council is also seeking expressions of interest from staff in relation to voluntary separation from the organisation. “This EOI process is voluntary and may provide staff who were considering leaving the organisation for a range of reasons, such as retirement or relocation, with an opportunity to do so. In all likelihood a number of these applications will be declined due to the present and future needs of the organisation. “We expect this process will result in an approximate reduction of five per cent in staff numbers within Council. Mayor John Brent said following the 2008 amalgamations, the newly formed Scenic Rim Regional Council was categorised as financially weak but, as a result of hard
work and fiscal discipline, Council had turned this around and was now ranked among the most sustainable local government areas in the State. “We remain on a well-documented path to long-term financial sustainability, but that is not to say we need not continue to review our operations and identify areas where we can achieve improved efficiencies and savings,” Cr Brent said. “The community and ratepayers expect Council to deliver value-formoney outcomes and this includes acting in a prudent and proactive manner to manage staff numbers against our financial position and the service levels required to support the region. “The savings created by this restructuring process will be directed to delivering infrastructure projects and community initiatives which respond to the needs of the region.”
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From 1st March 2014, Canungra Valley Medical will be a mixed billing practice.
Due to the rising costs of running a medical practice and the Government Rebate remaining the same, bulk billing all patients is no longer viable. Bulk billing will be still be available for patients who are Health Care card and Pension card holders and all children under the age of 16 years.
Patients are invited to visit the Canungra Valley Website at www.cvmedical.com.au to view changes and costs associated with the mixed billing. It is encouraged that patients speak to their GP about the changes at the time of their consultation.
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ANZAC Day Celebrations Continue 100 Years On By Keith Cogzell
It was one hundred years ago this year that young Australians from all walks of life first answered the call of their country to enlist and serve in World War 1. A century on, Australians from all walks of life will gather on Friday April 25th in the cities and towns around the nation to remember and pay their respects to those who served and created the Anzac legend so long ago. For Canungra residents, commemorative services will start in the silence of the early dawn with a stirring Dawn Service in D J Smith Park commencing at 5.30am. Later in the morning, veterans, ex servicemen and women and a contingent of current serving personnel from Kokoda Barracks will lead off the Anzac Day March. It commences at 9.30am from Canungra State School and will travel up Christie Street and into DJ Smith Park. The morning service will immediately follow at the cenotaph with traditional readings and prayers, keynote address, Last Post and the laying of wreaths by community groups and individuals. The morning service will conclude around 10.30am. It was in 1916, the first anniversary of the Gallipoli landing, that Anzac Day gained its official name and the first services were held. Australians gathered then to remember the young men who fought in France and on the Gallipoli Peninsula and established the Anzac name. More importantly, those young men established the
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Anzac spirit with its enduring ideals of courage, endurance and mateship . Although a century has passed since the start of the first World War, observance of Anzac Day in the wider community has never been stronger. Last year more than 1,000 people attended the Canungra dawn service and a similar number turned out for the march and memorial service that followed. Canungra has a long history of Anzac Day observance with the Canungra Sub Branch of the RSSAILA formed at the end of the First World War. During that same period, a fund was established to raise public monies to erect a suitable memorial resulting in our historic stone memorial being unveiled on Anzac Day
in 1938, 76 years ago. Today we remember those who bravely served, suffered or made the ultimate sacrifice in all wars in the service of our country. Servicemen, servicewomen and the families of those who served in World War 2, Korea, Malaya, Indonesia, Vietnam, Iraq, Timor and Afghanistan. Following the Dawn Service at around 6.30 am, local residents and visitors are invited to attend the traditional Gunfire Breakfast at the RSL Club. This important fundraising event helps the Canungra RSL Sub-Branch fund the memorial services it conducts on Anzac Day and Remembrance Day. Cost is just $5 per head and the Club is located at 25 Pine Street.
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Heat the butter in a large nonstick skillet or saute pan over medium heat. When the butter begins to foam, add the asparagus and cook until just tender (“crisp-tender” in kitchen parlance). Season with salt and pepper. Crack the eggs into a large bowl and whisk with the milk. Season with a few pinches of salt and pepper and add to the pan with the asparagus. Turn the heat down to low and use a wooden spoon to constantly stir and scrape the eggs until they begin to form soft curds. A minute before they’re done, stir in the goat cheese. Remove from heat when the eggs are still creamy and soft (remember, scrambled eggs are like meat-they continue to cook even after you cut the heat) and fold in the smoked salmon.
What Regular Massage Can Do For You By Jane Evans
As many of you know, I am the Remedial Massage therapist at Canungra Beauty and Acupuncture. My name is Jane Evans, I have been a Remedial Therapist for nearly ten years and have worked in various places throughout Queensland. I spent a year working on Hamilton Island where I massaged people like Brendon Favola and Shannon Knoll, amongst others. I have also spent a few years based in health retreats and day spas before working for myself in two Personal Training studios on the North side of Brisbane. I love my job, not only because of the people that I get to meet, but also because of the therapeutic benefits that come from my massages. I have clients come to see me in quite a lot of discomfort and pain, and through a course of treatments it is great to see the difference regular massage makes. Studies have shown massage can be used to successfully treat a variety of disorders, including: • Anxiety • Arthritis • Back and neck pain • Soft tissue injuries • Chronic pain • Constipation • Depression • Headache • High Blood Pressure • Insomnia
• Enhances Post-Operative and Injury Rehabilitation There are many benefits to massage, endorphins are released, which produce feeling of wellbeing. Levels of stress hormones are also reduced. Some of the other physical benefits of massage include: • Reduced muscle tension. • Improved circulation. • Stimulation of the lymphatic system. • Reduction of stress hormones. • Increased joint mobility and flexibility. • Improved skin tone. • Faster healing of soft tissue injuries. • Heightened mental alertness. • Reduced anxiety and depression. • Improves posture. • Strengthens immune system. So, armed with all this new knowledge on the many wonderful benefits of massage therapy, take the time to look after your body and your mind by booking in with me at Canungra Beauty and Acupuncture. You can also claim my massage therapy on your private health cover.
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Council Comment By Cr Virginia West Scenic Rim Regional Council
I know as a community we all send our sincerest sympathy and kind thoughts to the Rose Family at the very sad and sudden passing of Wyndham from Australia Post. We certainly appreciate his contribution to the Canungra community over a number of years.
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We are all sad to see Gail and Cheryl close up their shop which has been such an icon in town for the last 11 years. It is time for them both to devote more time to themselves and their families, so thank you for the immense support you have given Canungra and numerous organisations during this time.
The three-year process to develop a single planning scheme for Scenic Rim has reached an important milestone with Council endorsing the Strategic Directions Paper which is now out for community consultation. The document details Council’s proposed policy directions in relation to drafting the new scheme. I strongly encourage all residents to view this document either online at www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au/have-your-say or to pick up a hard copy at any Customer Service Centre or library. The Planning Scheme Project Team have endeavoured to use simple every day language where possible, being mindful that we are not all qualified planners. They will also be hosting an information sesson at Canungra Library on Wednesday 2nd April from 2pm - 4pm.
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Council is hosting three events to help our senior residents feel safe, confident and informed on topics related to health and wellbeing. Topics include how to recognise a stroke, local scams in the community, signs of dementia and more. The next session is at the Zamia Theatre Tamborine Mountain on 3rd April from 1pm - 3.30pm
Beaudesert Hospital Update
The re-establishment of birthing services some weeks ago has been probably the most significant March event for our region and I am pleased to advise that the birthing numbers are increasing and even one caesarean birth has been perfomed. The reintroduction of these services and employment of a diverse skill mix of medical expertise will allow the introduction of so many more services to our community,ones we have lacked for many years. We can expect more news on this in the coming months.
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Uniting Church Fete Set for 10th May
Canungra Uniting Church are holding their annual fete on Saturday 10th May from 8am until 12 noon - an ideal opportunity to pick up a last minute Mother’s Day gift! The fete is always a great place to buy plants, second hand books, toys, cakes and bric-a-brac. Run by the Church’s Ladies’ Fellowship group, it is their major fundraiser for the year. There is plenty to eat available on the day with delicious hot food such as hamburgers and chips, as
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well as traditional devonshire teas. The cake stall sells out every year with home made cakes, biscuits and slices very popular with everyone at the fete - get in early if you want something from this stall! The Ladies’ Fellowship is looking for donations for all stalls at the fete. If you would like to donate any goods, plants, toys, electrical, books, or would like to help in any way please contact Sue Maguire on 5543 5157.
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Jazz Afternoon at Beechmont By Sally McKinnon
From My Window with Keer Moriarty, Editor
Hoping for good news... The night The Canungra Times went to print last month, I went to the Canungra Show Society’s Annual General Meeting. I walked out of that meeting shaken. I don’t know what I expected, but I didn’t expect the future of our Show Society to be in jeopardy. The result was that there were not enough volunteers to take on committee roles, which meant if a committee couldn’t be formed within 30 days the Show Society may be dissolved. Hopefully many of you have seen the flyers in the paper, posts on facebook and flyers around town asking for people to help with the Show and Rodeo this year. As I send the pages away to the printer today, I am not 100% sure what will happen at the postponed AGM tonight (Wednesday 2nd April), but I am hopeful that people will come. I am hopeful that they will be willing to do the (unpaid) work that will continue the tradition of the Canungra Show - a tradition that has remained alive through a World War, and many great changes within our society. Thank you to everyone who offered their assistance to the Canungra Show Society, every person’s time and effort is appreciated. Let’s hope I see you at the Rodeo and Show later this year.
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Fabulous Brisbane-based jazz diva Wendy Murray is performing at Beechmont on Sunday 27th April at yet another of The Summit’s special house concerts in the ‘Secret Garden’. Over many years, musical luminaries including Michael Fix, Nadia Sunde, Rose Bygrave and Paul Robert Burton have graced the verandah and back yards of The Summit with their great music and this year the MacKinnon family is pleased to introduce the Wendy Murray Trio to the local community. Wendy’s influences are eclectic. She has the ability to adapt her voice to suit the many and varied styles of the songs she loves, whether sultry blues, smooth Latin jazz, quirky cabaret show tunes or beautiful folk and pop melodies, Wendy presents her elegant style with warmth and humour. She is also a vocal coach, songwriter, dancer, guitarist, band manager, beekeeper, gardener and farmer along permaculture principals, yoga practitioner, meditator and nature lover. Wendy loves music and is deeply grateful for the opportunity to practice her art. In 2001 Wendy undertook a trip to Cuba. Under composer, bandleader, bassist Jose Joaquin Alayo Mulen in Santiago de Cuba Wendy studied the wonderful traditional music, songs, dance, Spanish language and Cuban culture. She performed and recorded in Santiago de Cuba with the band Okan (heart in the Yoruba language). In Cuba she learned to speak Spanish and
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Jazz diva Wendy Murray will perform at Beechmont on 27th April
this experience informs her work as lead singer and driving force behind Brisbane’s seven piece Latin Jazz Orchestra, Hot Mambo. Wendy has performed both nationally and internationally on the stages of festivals and venues large and small – in Vanuatu, Cuba, Italy, France, Germany, Ireland, Wales and London. The Wendy Murray Trio will be performing an afternoon of jazz at 2.30pm on Sunday 27th April at The Summit, 37 Bibaringa Close. Tickets are $10 and are available at the gate. BYO picnic chairs and rugs, drinks and nibblies, jumpers/ jackets and jazz groove. To RSVP contact Sally at salmackinnon@ bigpond.com
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Orchid and Foliage Show
Dear Keer, Once more I write to congratulate your wonderful Canungra Times and the residents of Canungra for supporting our recent Autumn Show for Orchids and Foliage Plants. Again we were able to put on a most successful Show to which over six hundred visitors were attracted. On both Saturday morning and Sunday morning the hall was abuzz with visitors admiring a truly magnificent display of orchids and foliage plants. Unusually, orchid plants dominated which is uncommon at this time of year with 168 orchids being benched as well as only 125 foliage plants. In Autumn, the reverse is generally the case. The weather obviously has played havoc with the growing practices of the plants. For the first time the Mayor, John Brent, was able to attend and he was most impressed with our efforts. Similarly with the judges who ranked our presentation as one of the best five they’d seen this year so far. Our raffle was most successful with winners being:
Emily Kinnish at the Autumn Show for Orchids and Foliage Plants
• First Prize: Graham Royle, Southport. • Second Prize: Sharne Vogt, Mt Tamborine. • Third Prize: John Williams. • Lucky Door Prize: Judith Burow, Slacks Creek. We do really appreciate all of the support that the Canungra and
surrounding community have given us over recent years and hope that it will continue as we consider means by which we can make our Shows more and more attractive to those who decide to attend. Most gratefully, Peter Rice - Secretary, Beaudesert Districts Orchid and Foliage Society
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TCT’s DVD Review
The World’s End
With Clancy Beck
Circle of Influence
Reviewed by Chloe Pickard
If your pet fish were swimming in dirty water and looking sick, what would you do? Pump them full of medication? Ignore them and hope they get better? Of course not ... because the cause of the problem isn’t the fish, it’s the dirty water. You want to save the fish so you’d change the water. Are you swimming in muddied waters? Are you surrounded by negative thinkers? Are you looking at trash on the Internet, reading brainnumbing junk? How about the people you spend most time with, are they health conscious, active people? Do they make time for exercise each day, or are they full of excuses? Are they making healthy food choices, or succumbing to fast processed options? The first key lesson in improving your health is ‘creating the right environment’. Who you associate with and what you surround yourself with, can influence your results. Being creatures who generally like to be accepted by the crowd, we tend to behave in way that will make us fit in with those we are with. Well known entrepreneur and motivational speaker, Jim Rohn, said “you are the average of the five people you spend most time with”. That can be a sobering wake-up call. Who are the top five in your circle of influence? If you are not happy with your situation, health or weight then one simple way to change is to mix with more active, motivating, and positive people. Plus immerse yourself with inspiring books, internet sites and TV programs that will draw you towards where you want to be. Just like the fish…we are products of our environment. Make sure your tank is clean and you’re swimming in clear water.
Director: Edgar Wright. Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Paddy Considine, Eddie Marsan, Pierce Brosnan. Rated: MA. Run Time: 109 minutes.
Party animal Gray King (Simon Pegg) was on top of the world when he graduated from high school back in the 1970s and attempted to drink at twelve pubs in one night - a feat called the Golden Mile - with his four friends. It’s now 2013 and Gary is a recovering drug addict with no purpose in life. Desperate to finish what he started, Gary coaxes his old friends back to their hometown Newton Haven for a second attempt at the Golden Mile. As the five friends make their way from pub to pub, resentment and old grudges flare up and threaten to ruin the night. But before the group can fall apart, they realise a sinister change has come over Newton Haven, and getting out alive might not be as easy as it was the first time.
The World’s End is the third film in Wright’s Cornetto trilogy, coming after Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz and like the first two it is filled with laughs and surprises. However it has a darker feel than either of them and its humour is surprisingly bittersweet in places, although there are still some great jokes. Keep an eye out for the placement of the Cornetto, as it is a great and easily-missed gag. All the actors who play the five friends have an instantly believable chemistry and both Simon Pegg and Nick Frost show their acting chops in the film’s more dramatic moments. The World’s End is well worth checking out on DVD if you, like myself, missed it in cinemas. I hope it’s not the last film that Pegg, Frost and Wright make together.
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AWL Pets of the Month Nature’s Gems
Kenyan Ranger Fundraiser By Melissa Whitby This month I am writing to inform readers of another wildlife-related issue that is close to my heart and to ask for your help. Worldwide, rangers are risking their lives to protect wildlife with very little resources. Many lose their lives protecting the environment and wildlife. This year I will travel to Kenya, Africa with four colleagues to volunteer with the South Rift Association of Landowners (SORALO) on the Game Scout Project. Our key role will be to provide training to Game Scouts (equivalent to Park rangers), who are responsible for conserving and protecting wildlife and managing humanwildlife conflicts and sustainable farming practices. This training will centre on providing information for basic first aid, compliance, customer service and wildlife survey and monitoring techniques. In addition, we
Mel Whitby with rangers at Kruger National Park, South Africa
are fundraising and collecting field supplies to help our Kenyan ranger counterparts. The Game Scouts have few resources to do their vital work. They are in urgent need of field equipment such as Digital cameras, First Aid supplies, GPS and mobile phones, rechargeable batteries and SD cards, waterproof field notebooks and raincoats. The website www.soralo.org provides information on the Game Scouts’ work and the role SORALO has in providing support to local communities and conservation. All monetary donations to the Kenyan Ranger Fundraiser will not be utilised to get my work colleagues or myself to Kenya. Each of us will be paying our own way. All funds raised and equipment received will be given to the Game Scout project at SORALO. Anyone interested in providing assistance to the Kenyan Ranger Fundraiser, can contact me at email@example.com or visit our Facebook page “Kenyan Ranger Fundraiser”. I will also be leaving a small donation tin at the Canungra Times office for local people who are interested in donating to our cause. My colleagues and I are dedicated to our mission and sincerely hope to hear from you all very soon.
Poppy is a stunning one year old cat with a personality to match, she loves a good scratch under the chin and will make a great companion. Poppy is only $99 and has had a health check, is vaccinated, wormed, desexed and microchipped. At nine years old Mischa is an older lass looking for a home that will love her and include her in family activities. She still has a lot of life in her and just loves a good game of fetch. She would love a daily walk around the block, and gets on well with other dogs with her calm behaviour. She is a sweet girl and takes everything in her stride. Because of her age, Mischa is only $100 to adopt. She has had a health check, is vaccinated, wormed, desexed and microchipped. To meet Poppy, Mischa or some of the other animals available for adoption, visit the AWL Gold Coast Rehoming Centre or phone first to ensure they are available
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Book Now For This Year’s Arts In The Olives Festival
It’s that time of the year again when everyone has the opportunity to decide what exciting workshop to do at this year’s Arts in the Olives Festival on Sunday 11th May. BADCAP (Beaudesert and District Community Arts Projects) in conjunction with the Lost World Valley community are responsible for this festival which is now in its seventh year. Proceeds from the festival continue to help BADCAP organise community arts projects and with another exciting sculpture symposium in the pipeline the committee is planning for this year’s event to be the best ever. Mothers from all over south-east Queensland will be pleased to hear the festival is again being held on Mothers’ Day and what better way to be treated on their special day than to be transported to another world (The Lost World in fact) for an Arts in the Olives experience. “Music, Masks and Masquerade” is what the 2014 festival is all about and this theme is featured in many of the workshops. Arts market, arts demonstrations and a full music programme will run alongside many gourmet food outlets under the cover of the beautifully shady olive trees. A big feature of every Arts in the Olives festival, is the number of arts workshops included in the program. There are half day and full day workshops available and prices start at $30 per half day (plus material costs). Most of the workshops are
on the Sunday but basketry with Therese Flynn-Clarke, blacksmithing with Gilbert Louttit and magical monotypes with Sandra Pearce are on the Saturday as well. The other Sunday workshops are photography with Barry Cheesman, batik with Patina Moesker, flutemaking with Noel Dowling, felting with Amba Whatley, drawing with Felicity Smith, wood-carving with Radha Pedersen, bead-making with Tallara Grey, rug-hooking with Bec Andersen, landscape painting with Dave Groom, book-binding with Lorraine Brown, spray-painting and perspex with Mark Paddick, eco dyeing with Wendy Trulson, needlefelting with Emma-Leisa McGee, mask making, face and body painting with Jasmine Phillips and drama and mime with Goat Track Theatre. Many free workshops are available for children. Drama and mime with Goat Track Theatre, clay masks with the Beaudesert Potters, enchanted Lost World with Erica Bates, river sculpture and wishing tree with Valkyrie, face and body painting with Jasmine Phillips and the ever popular junk orchestra will all guarantee the younger generation of a fun-filled day. Bookings for the workshops are essential. Book by phoning Erica on 5544 9200. Details of all the workshops can be found on www. artsintheolives.com or by picking up a brochure from Kalico Country, the Libraries or Visitor Information Centres.
Increase in Super Caps By Suzanne Roberts, Practice Director, Informed Conveyancing Lawyers
The ATO has announced the indexed superannuation contributions caps for the financial year commencing 1st July 2014. The amount of concessional (or ‘before tax’) contributions that may be made by a taxpayer to their superannuation fund has increased from $25,000 to $30,000 for the 2014/2015 year, while the amount of non-concessional (or ‘after’) contributions that may be made has increased from $150,000 to $180,000. Further, the higher concessional contribution cap currently applicable to persons aged 59 and over (being $35,000) will from 1st July 2014 apply to persons aged 19 and over. These changes mean that a person aged under 65 may bring forward the following two financial years’ non-concessional contributions and make total contributions of up to $570,000 in the 2014/2015 year without incurring any excess contributions tax (or $575,000 if the person is aged 49 to 64). The allowable contributions are up to $100,000 greater than what is available in the current financial year. This is good news for owners of commercial property who may be seeking to contribute all or part of their real property holdings (held directly or in a family discretionary trust) into their self-managed superannuation funds as a superannuation contribution. Disclaimer: This article is intended for general information only and no person should rely on its contents. Rather they should obtain legal advice from a qualified professional person. None of the publisher, author or editors are responsible for the results of any actions taken in reliance on the information in this article and expressly disclaim all or any liability, howsoever caused, arising from or in connection with this article.
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Everyone welcome - all ages and fitness levels. You don't need to be flexible to do yoga! Tuesday 9.30am & 6.30pm Canungra Wednesday
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School Happenings - Canungra State School
Students of the Week - Well done!
11th March Isaiah Souvannavong
18th March Summer Thompson
Combined Senior Band Day Thursday 6th March
The Senior Band members had their first Combined Band Day for the year at Beechmont State School.
25th March Bayan Crocker
Congratulations to Mr Clyde and the Senior Band on an excellent first Combined Band Day for the year. They they are all working hard and sound fantastic.
1 April Miekah Crocker Saturday 8th March Green Team Working Bee
It was great to see the largest turnout ever of families - over 50 people - at the school for the Green Team Working Bee. They managed to weed the areas around the amphitheatre as well as clearing the entire creekbank of rubbish. The above ground vegetable gardens were also prepared for planting. Thank you to everyone who attended and to FoodWorks who provided food for the barbecue.
Tuesday 11th March Open Night
Combined Senior Band day at Beechmont
Parents had the opportunity to visit their childrenâ€™s classrooms and have a presentation from teachers about classroom rules and regulations and ask questions about homework and lessons. About 175 parents came to the school in the various classrooms. It was also a great opportunity to meet teachers and see where the children spend their learning time.
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School Happenings - Canungra State School
Friday 14th March Moriarty Park Disco
There was a great response to the Moriarty Park Disco. The students’ behaviour was very good and they all had lots of fun.
Thursday 20th March Somerset Literature Festival
Each year the Year 5 students have the opportunity to attend the Somerset Literature Festival. This is a fantastic chance for students to meet authors and attend sessions given by authors.
Friday 21st March Harmony Day
The school celebrated Harmony Day. Since 1999, community groups such as schools have staged more than 25,000 Harmony Day events. Harmony Day is a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home – from the traditional owners of this land to those who have come from many countries around the world. By participating in Harmony Day activities we can all learn and understand how Australians from diverse backgrounds equally belong to this nation and enrich it. Students celebrated Harmony Day by wearing orange to school and participating in ‘buddy’ activities with other classes. Students then ate their first break food together.
Jacob & Jayden Wehrmann taking part in Harmony Day activities
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Green Team Leaders and a Great Working Bee
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Working Bee – 8th March
I am typing this article whilst listening to the soothing sound of drenching rain on the roof! What a relief – and a great reminder of how changeable SEQ weather can be. The Green Team Working Bee held on Saturday 8th March was again a resounding success! We had over 50 attendees which is an amazing turnout! The Green Team is incredibly proud of the commitment and passion evident in all of our volunteers – you all consistently make an effort to make a difference! Thank You.
Green Team Leaders
Our 2014 leaders share their Green Team thoughts: ‘I like being in Green Team because I am actively involved with environmental issues and can see how everyone can play a part in looking after our school. I really take pride in saying that I helped establish a garden or thought of a fun way to get other people involved with our projects.’ Lily Nicholson ‘Looking after the environment is really important to me, and I am proud to be part of CSS’s Green Team. My favourite activity is being involved in the creek bank working bees because I like
Green Team Leaders: Greg Spurgin, Georgia Wilson, Aaron Williams and Lily Nicholson
to dig up weeds and planting new plants. I feel that keeping our environment clean is important for keeping it alive for very many years to come!’ Greg Spurgin ‘Why I like being in the Green Team is because you plant plants on the creek bank and plants in your play time. It’s fun!’ Georgia Wilson ‘I think it’s important to be part of our Green Team so I can help look after
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When Too Much Sport is Just Not Enough!
Canungra has a wealth of sporting options for many age gropus and with the recent Scenic Rim Regional Council Be Healthy and Active programs, people have been able to try many more fitness options at very affordable prices. Canungra Golf Club ran a very successful ‘Come and Try’ Day on Sunday 23rd March as part of the Be Healthy and Active program. Children and adults alike took the opportunity to go to the Club and try golf under the guidance of the friendly Club members. Kara of Canungra Yoga has been running beginner yoga classes every Saturday at 10am for only $3 as part of the program. Kara said the classes have been very popular, particularly with people who haven’t tried yoga before. Kara also runs the walking group which leaves at 7.30am every Tuesday from Canungra Yoga’s building at 17 Appel Street. Walks are adjusted to suit the fitness and health levels of the people who attend each morning. For more information about yoga or the walking group, contact Kara on 0421 871 264. “It has been quite social as well,” she said, “Especially for older people who like to come and chat either before or after the class.” Local tennis coach, Brett Day started a social tennis group on Wednesday evenings at 6.30pm at the tennis courts at Moriarty Park. The cost is dependent on numbers but Brett said it is usually $6 which pays for the court hire and lights. Brett has been encouraged by the
Rob Campbell (in front) and Ben Kenny on court at Canungra Social Tennis at Moriarty Park
number of people who have started coming regularly to the social tennis group. “We cater for anyone who is keen to play,” he said, “I try to match people up with someone else of the same standard so we might have better players on one court and beginners on the other court.” Brett said there is no pressure to attend each week so there is the option of coming along when you can without
worrying about letting other people down. Under the Be Healthy and Active program, Kym Crook has been running a 30 minute high intensity fat burner class every Tuesday at 9am. All classes and events which have been supported under the Be Healthy and Active program will conclude at the end of May, however the walking group and social tennis group will continue indefinitely.
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FoodWorks Easter Raffle
Spend $30 or more instore and receive an entry form into the Easter raffle. This yearâ€™s prizes include: 1st Prize: BBQ 2nd Prize: Foodworks Easter Basket 3rd Prize: Foodworks Easter Basket 4th Prize: Foodworks Easter Basket Entries drawn on the 18th April
Kids Colouring In Competition
Collect your entry form instore and return by 18th April for your chance to win one of three Foodworks Easter Hampers filled with delicious Easter chocolates!
Find the names of these birds hidden in our Find - A - Word:
Algae Anchor Bait Boat Carp
Catfish Charter Eel Fresh Water Hook
T A C K I
Line Oar Perch River Reel
Rod Sinker Tackle Tinnie Yellow Belly
L E A R T V Y
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The Canungra Times Crossword By Phil Keeble - Answers page 32
Life will feel a whole lot more friendly in a week or two. First up, there’s a few transitions to be made. If the tectonic plates are dancing beneath your feet, don’t fret. These moments of instability will soon pass. Life is shifting gears. There’s no need to dig your heels in. Relax and trust.
Starting with a burst of energy that is electric, even by your high standards, the month of April has all the hallmarks of a moment of transition. Bursting out of the starting blocks is your speciality. That is exactly what is called for this time round. Things will settle eventually.
TAURUS (Apr 21 – May 20)
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ARIES (Mar 21 – Apr 20)
GEMINI (May 21 – June 21)
The month starts pleasantly enough. As Mercury shifts into Aries however, the cat is set among the pigeons. Fortunately, you are happier with theatrics than with being lulled into submission. Life is pulling up various anchors that have had us becalmed. It is setting you in motion.
CANCER (June 22 – July 22)
LEO (July 23 – Aug 22)
Clues: Across 3. A false insinuation 8. Test cricket trophy 9. Tree growing throughout Australia 11. Combined, united with 12. Be discontented 15 Ostrich-like bird 18. Musical composition 19 Unbalanced, changeable 20 Church recess 24 Cylindrical wooden container 27 Of very best quality 28 Busy activity 30 Hot displeasure 31 Left handed
Down 1 Oriental market place 2 Slope gently 3 A large plate 4 Footprint of an animal 5 Frost 6 Zulu warriors 7 Goddess of victory 10 Courteous, refined in manner 13 Flour dough used in cooking 14 Place for depositing eggs (insects etc) 16 Egyptian privet, used to make dye 17 Up and about 18 Scurrilous 21 Solemn promise 22 Whole, complete 23 Indian figtree 24 Perch - like fish 25 Destroyed or wrecked state 26 Organs of hearing and balance 29 Pole with a blade, used for mowing
Canungra Rainfall - March 2014 Area
2014 to Date
Koala spotted in the early morning at Tarakan Road. Photo: Narelle Cook
With most of the month ahead dominated by a variety of planets passing through the feisty territory of Aries, it would be easy to imagine sensitive crab-persons quivering in their boots. Somewhere inside, you do understand that out of chaos great stars are born. Face the world.
The passage of a plethora of planets through Aries, is a big bonus for lions. It means that things that have been getting stagnant and going nowhere, are refreshed and start to go somewhere again. The relief you feel is tangible. Get your wishes in order. Know your plans inside out.
VIRGO (Aug 23 – Sept 22)
The energy of Aries, which is the dominating force presently, addles you almost completely. The Aries rawness of impulse and action, is chalk and cheese to your care and consideration. Nevertheless it intrigues and inspires you. Get out of your comfort zone and be creative.
LIBRA (Sept 23 – Oct 23)
Mars is in Libra, learning about peace, balance and harmony. Pretty much everything else is in Aries, expressing impulse, adventure and activity. These are interesting times. The balance that needs to be found here, is a very vital alive one. Stagnation is not on. Balance dynamically.
SCORPIO (Oct 24 – Nov 21)
The firecracker transit of a gaggle of planets through feisty Aries, lights a spark in your hidden depths. It’s as if you have been asleep – and now it is time to awaken. Life is calling you out of seclusion and into the fray. It is time to feel passionate - and express it for all your worth.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 – Dec 21)
Being a fire sign, you are as happy as Larry to have most of the astrological action happening in fellow fire sign, Aries. If there’s an adventure that has been sitting simmering on the backburner, this conjunction of cosmic adventurousness, will pick it up and bring it into the foreground.
CAPRICORN (Dec 22 – Jan 19)
The path you have been treading of late, has become furrowed. Life is throwing all sorts of blessings your way, designed to get you to consider another path, to consider alternatives. Chances are this will at least make you reflect, if not act. Change might take a little longer.
AQUARIUS (Jan 20 – Feb 18)
For the first fortnight of the month Venus is with you, bringing you delight and asking you to add enough awareness that it doesn’t land you in any kind of soup. Then she goes. Fortunately she is around just when life’s a bit wild and you need some gentling. Soak up your blessings.
PISCES (Feb 19 – Mar 20)
The Sun moves into Aries. You back off out of the spotlight, into your underwater cave. There’s plenty of fireworks going on up on the surface. Way down, deep below in your safe haven, there’s no commotion. This is digestion and integration time. Use this moment as wisely as you can.
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Beechmont: 4 br timber home, double storey, large deck, paddock. $350pw. Avail now! Boyland: 4 bedroom, open ensuite. Family and lounge room. 2 acres DLUG. $550pw. Avail 16th April. Boyland: 4 bedroom + ensuite. Open deck, IG pool. 1.5 acres, 3 bay shed. $600pw. Avail 11th April. Storage Office: (3 bay lined shed). Fully insulated, 6m x 9m. 3 rooms + laundry, bathroom. On shared property. Ideal to store excess office equipment, paperwork, furniture etc. $110pw. Avail now! Canungra Township: 2 br townhouse. Ensuite, large yard. Dog ok. SLUG. $300pw Avail now! Canungra: 4 br, ensuite. Large yard fully fenced. Pets ok. $370pw. Available now! Witheren: 2 br cottage large shed. Covered verandah and deck. Private fenced paddock. 2 acres. $390pw. Available 11th April.
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A stamp in time it did the trick Taking it all in his stride Making sure the mail went through A gentleman with a great sense of pride. With sincere sympathy from the people of Canungra. Written by Wayne Perry, Copyright 2014.
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Musical Minds: Musical fun, interaction and learning for 0-5 year olds. Every Wednesday 10am (during school terms). Call Patricia on 0429 191 514. Beaudesert Camera Club: Monthly meetings on the fourth Tuesday of the month at Beaudesert Community Arts & Information Centre, Mt Lindesday Highway, at 7pm (April meeting Tuesday 29th due to Easter). A Basic Camera Workshop is on Sunday 13th April 9.30am - 11.30am at Beaudesert Library. Cost $2 for non-club members. Enquiries to Malcolm Baldwin 5541 2866 (after 6pm). Social Tennis: Are you interested in playing tennis on a Monday or Wednesday night 6.30pm till 8.30pm? All standards welcome - competent players to beginners. All enquiries call Brett Day on 0409 490 590. Beaudesert Districts Orchid and Foliage Society inc: Meeting on the third Wednesday of each month 7pm at Canungra School of Arts Hall, 3-7 Pine Street, Canungra. www.bdofs.com. Hall Hire: Canungra School of Arts Hall is available for hire for functions and classes. Call Barry on 5543 4008 or email secretary@canungrahall. com or see www.canungrahall.com QLD CWA Wonglepong Branch: The Wonglepong Branch of the Queensland Country Women’s Association meets on the first Saturday of each month at 9.30am. Contact Joyce Libke on 5543 5212. Art & Culture Group: The Canungra Art & Culture Group meets every second Thursday at Canungra Showgrounds Art Hut 10am-1pm for fun, friendship and participation in a craft project. $2 per person (bring a plate). Ph 5543 5528. Justice of the Peace: Joe Rye JP: available at the Community Signing Centre in the room adjoining Canungra Library on Wednesdays from 1pm 5pm. Ph: 5543 5592. Faye Hines JP: Canungra Visitor Information Centre Fridays 10am - 4pm.
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Canungra Valley Markets: Next market 23rd February. 8am - 2pm. Stalls $10. Contact Judy 5543 4345 or Sue 0432 050 261. Beechmont Country Markets: 3rd Sunday of the month 8am to 12 noon. Beechmont Community Centre, Beechmont. Phone 0458 233080 or email email@example.com. Boonah Country Markets: Springleigh Park Boonah 7am-12noon, 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month. Lots to see and do! Phone 0448 248 828.
Canungra Uniting Church: Appel Street. Sundays at 10.30am. Ph: 5541 1018. St Luke’s Church: National Park Road. Sundays at 7.45am. Seventh Day Adventist: The Little School House, Tamborine Village. Saturdays at 11am. Ph: 5543 8035 or 5541 1224. Tamborine Life Church: Sundays 10am Vonda Youngman Centre, 2-4 Knoll Road, North Tamborine. Ph: 0402 662 998. www.tamborinelifechurch.org.au
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Beaudesert Hospital:.......................... 5541 9111 Canungra Library:...............................5543 5791 Canungra Police Station:....................5543 5120 Canungra School of Arts Hall:............5543 4008 Canungra Visitor Info Centre:.............5543 5156 Emergency (Fire, Police, Ambulance):..........000 Energex (Loss of Power):.......................136 262 Scenic Rim Regional Council:............ 5540 5111 Water Enquiries (QUU 7am-7pm):.........132 657 Water - Burst Pipes / Emergencies:.......132 364 RSPCA Emergency:..................... 1300 ANIMAL Wildcare (Wildlife Emergency):..........5527 2444
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St Luke’s Anglican Church By Di Ayscough, Guild President Have you passed St Luke’s recently and read the sign advertising our Car Boot Sale? The details are on the board and if you want to book a site phone David on 5533 7070. It should be a great morning of bargains, from car boots and trading tables, lots of homemade cakes, a sausage sizzle and the best scones you will ever taste! Take time to buy a few tickets in the Easter Raffle and give yourself a chance to win one of the worthwhile prizes. The raffle will be drawn on the day. Tuesday night Bible discussion has started and this provides an opportunity to freely discuss biblical topics with the result of a better understanding of parts of the scripture. We are commencing a monthly Friday night gathering of drinks and nibbles (BYO) from 5.30pm until 7.00pm on the last Friday of each month from Friday 28th March. Last month I mentioned Rev Valerie will be collated as the Area Archdeacon. This role will cover all parishes from Sunnybank in the north to Coolangatta in the south and west to Beaudesert. No doubt Valerie will be kept very busy. On Sunday 13th April a choral Palm Sunday Evensong will take place at St George’s Anglican Church, Dapsang Street on the mountain. Tamborine Mountain Voices group will lead and engage with the congregation. All welcome to attend and light refreshments will be served. I would like to wish you all a very Happy Easter filled with many blessings, safe travel and happy times with those you love. Please come and say hello at the Car Boot Sale.
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Sport Moriarty Park News By Bren Dalby
FoodWorks Sportsperson of the Month
The February Sportsperson of the Month is 12 year old Abbey Thorogood. Abbey swam at the Queensland State Relay Titles, the Queensland State Titles and the Gold Coast Regionals this year. She was also selected to swim at the Districts for Tamborine Mountain State High School Abbey has been a keen swimmer for many years. She was Age Champion for 2012 and 2013 at Canungra Primary School and Age Champion for 2012, 2013 and 2014 at Canungra Social Swimming Club. She was also Senior Champion for Canungra Social Swimming Club in 2012 and 2013. Abbey won the Senior Coaches
award for Canungra Social Swimming Club for 2014. Her achievements are not limited to swimming, however, she competed in the District Shotput in 2012 (with a broken arm) and also in 2013. She also played Goal Keeper for Gold Coast North in 2013. As the February Sportsperson of the Month, Abbey will receive a $50 Foodworks voucher and a $50 sports store voucher kindly donated by Canungra Foodworks. To nominate someone you know for the FoodWorks Sportsperson of the Month, contact Bren Dalby on 0414 435 919 or pick up a nomination form from The Canungra Times office.
Moriarty Park Community Sporting Centre
Sportsperson of the Year Awards
• Open to all sportspeople who reside in the 4275 postcode area or who play for a team in the area. • Monthly winners receive a certificate, medal & prizes to the value of $100 in the form of a $50 Canungra FoodWorks voucher & a $50 voucher from a selected sports store at the Award Ceremony conducted in January each year. • The Sportsperson of the Year’ and ‘Achiever of the Year’ (selected from 12 monthly winners) also receive trophies. For further information and to submit nominations contact: Bren Dalby on 0414 435 919, email bren.dalby@bigpond. com or post your nomination (with photograph) to: The Coordinator, Sportsperson of the Year Awards, MPCSC, PO Box 36, CANUNGRA QLD 4275
2002 - Canungra U10 Soccer Team 2003 - Murray Hopley 2004 - Danielle Teveluwe 2005 - Jonny Durand 2006 - Chealsea Teveluwe 2007 - Joshua Bell-McNee Page 34
2008 - Katelyn Duncan 2009 - Phil Hystek 2010 - Adina Reed 2011 - Jake Middleton 2012 - Harrison Smith 2013 - Trevor Harrold
Sportsperson of the Year Awards - Expression of Interest The Committee of Moriarty Park Community Sporting Centre Inc. is seeking expressions of interest for the position of
Coordinator, Foodworks Sportsperson of the Year Awards The purpose of the awards is to promote sport in the community by recognising the achievements of our local sportspeople. Please note this is a volunteer position. All enquiries should be made to Bren Dalby by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 0414 435 919. The Canungra Times, April 2014
On The Green - Canungra Area Golf Club With Wendy Brown and Kim Sami A fabulous ‘Come and Try’ morning was held at Canungra Area Golf Club on Sunday 23rd March. The golf club, in conjunction with the Scenic Rim’s Be Healthy & Active promotion, gave adults and children an opportunity to come and try golf for free. Over 40 participants came and enjoyed the hospitality and experienced the game of golf. The morning was filled with fun, laughter and loads of giveaways and was finished off with a complimentary sausage sizzle and ice blocks. The Canungra Area Golf club would like to thank the Scenic Rim Regional Council for their support in making this day happen and also thank all of their wonderful members for their assistance in making the day possible. A working bee was held on Sunday 16th March. The main focus was on the new club house where great progress was made despite the hot conditions.
Tuesday 11th March: Irish Stableford. Winners - Kim Sami, Irene Mills, Sheila Mills 66. Runners Up - Gail Jarvis, Trish Schmidt, Wendy Brown 65. NTPs - 5th/14th Marilyn Porter, 8th Lindell Grimshaw. All in the theme of green with a photo afterwards for one of our Ladies Noleen Edwards who is moving to Maxwell to be near her family after being a much loved member of our ladies group for 11 yrs. Thursday 13th March: Two Man Ambrose. Winners – G.Tallintyre, Ken Gear 64.5. Runners
Vin Slingsby gives Murphy Masterson some putting tips at Canungra Area Golf Club’s ‘Come and Try’ day
Up – B Kenny, G Hopley 65.5. NTP - 7th D McGuinness, G Tallintyre, 8th S Stevenson, R Bodey. Saturday 15th March: SSvPar. Winner – C.Staff 7+, Runner Up – D.McGuinnes 6+, . NTPs. 5th R.Boardman, 14th M.Watson, 7thG. Mulhearn, 16th M.Tynan, 8th R.Pickering, 17th R.Rushbrook, 27+7th Luke Staff, 2nd Shot 16th M.Tynan, Ladies 2nd Shot 8th Shirley Lake. Congratulations to Tom Mahoney who had a marvellous Eagle on the 18th and received two dozen golf balls . Well done Tom.! Tuesday 18th March: Stableford. Winner - L Grimshaw 37. Runner Up - W Brown 36. NTP 5/14th Marilyn Porter. Thursday 20th March: Carry the Flag. Winner G Owen 67. Runner Up - S Nakano. NTP - 14th
M Watson. Saturday 22nd March: Stableford Secret 9. Winner - R Collins 24. Runner Up - A Sansome 22. NTP - 5th G Cowan, 14th B Mills, 7th B Mills, 16th R Bodey, 8th G Brencwbuhl, 17th J Beaver, 27+2nd 16th M Voller, Ladies 2nd 16th L Bobermein. Tuesday 25th March: Stableford Multiplication. Winners - P McAllan, L Bobermien 50. Runners Up - M Groves, L Grimshaw 47. NTP - 5th M Groves. Thursday 27th March: Competition cancelled due to flooding. Saturday 29th March: Stableford. Winner - R Hewlitt 40. Runner Up - M Voller 39. NTP - 5th M Cully, 7th M Cully, 8th R Jackson, 27 + 2nd M Voller.
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Canungra Bowls Club By Ray Hickson
Business and Community Competition
Thursday 27th February: Winners - The Muppets with 2 + 22. Thurs 6th March: Winner - The Hardware Team with 2 + 16. Thursday 13th March: Winner - The Hardware Team with 2 + 11. Thurs 20th March: Winner - The Muppets Team with 2 + 23. The Ladder as of 20th March: Muppets 11 + 80; Tamborine Transport 10 + 34; Yowies 10 + 20; Paper Runners 8 + 28; M&M’s 8 + 20; Odd Bodz 8 + 3; Numb Nuts 8 + 3; Crazy Farmers 7 + 1; Happy Days 6 - 20; Hardware 4 - 22; Bees News 4 - 26; Outpost 0 - 110.
Mens Summer Nines Competition
Saturday 1st March: Fifth round played at Canungra. Beaudesert 72 points defeated Canungra 60 points. Saturday 8th March: Played at McKenzie Park. McKenzie Park 78 points defeated Canungra 49 points. Saturday 15th March: Played at Musgrave Hill. Musgrave Hill B 81 points defeated Canungra 47. Saturday 22nd March: The eighth round was played at Canungra. Sapphire Gardens 74 defeated Canungra 62.
Joy Wilson Memorial Trophy
Monday 3rd March: Winners - from Helensvale Terri Mayne, Angie Nobbs and Mike Nobbs (Skip) with 4 + 12. They will have their names on the Trophy for 2014. Runners up were Ron Starkey, Wayne Reiser and John Butterfield (Skip) with 4 + 11. Last round winners - Kerri Weston, Shayne
Winners of the Business and Community Night Competition, The Hardware Team - Mark Moran, Jordan Spooner, (Skip) Liam Maloney and Chris King.
Carmichael and Jonathan Seagull (Skip) with + 9.
Ladies Wall Plaque Competition
Monday 10th March: Canungra V Helensvale. Helensvale won + 38. Highest rink margin Helensvale + 20. Tuesday 19th March: Canungra V Robina. Robina won with + 17. Highest rink margin - Robina + 8. Monday 24th March: Canungra V Mermaid Beach. Mermaid Beach won with + 48. Highest rink margin - Mermaid Beach with + 22. March 23rd: Mixed Fours Day. Winners
- Canungra Team Peter Hickson, Herb Flesser, Ray Hickson and Shane Stevenson (Skip) 4 + 29. Second - from Beaudesert - Faye Hines (Skip) 4 + 24. Last round winners - from Tamborine Mountain - Lance Cordingly (Skip) 2 + 10.
Barefoot Bowls are held on Sunday mornings at 9-30 am new players welcome
Cribbage is held at Canungra bowls Club on Monday nights at 7pm start. More players needed, new players welcome
We Have A Winner!
The answer to last month’s ‘Do You Know These Children?’ competition - Sammy Wooller Lachlan Hill Scott Dalby and Trevor Harrold. Winner of the box of liqueur chocolates was S Middis. Many thanks to Bren Dalby for donating the chocolates and supplying the photograph. Page 36
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Canungra Owls Soccer News
By Bren Dalby
Happy 21st Birthday David and Daniel!
Best mates since attending Canungra pre-school, David Nelson and Daniel Hutten are former Canungra Owls Soccer Club members who both celebrated their 21st birthday in March. Pictured above at the Canungra Owl’s Soccer Club presentation night and below at Daniel’s 21st. Happy birthday boys! From your families and friends.
We are off to a ripping start in the competition season with the Women taking Mudgeeraba 3-0 at home in their first game and both the Under 12’s and under 14’s winning convincingly in their first games. Needless to say weather will most likely hinder the early part of the competition but hey, isn’t this rain good to see, and soon we will be raking up the grass at Moriarty Park again (volunteers can sign up now)! Canungra ran their first preseason event for the year, with a 5-side women’s competition on 8th March. Bob Richards had donated some great trophies to the club which prompted David and Bren (to a lesser extent) to throw together a community event with entertainment all day. Local sponsorship and assistance was tremendous and so very much appreciated. Thank you also to Faime Hedges for wonderful face painting and looking fabulous in elaborate Blue Fairy outfit! Thanks to all who helped out on the day too, not least Alesia McCabe who is always ready to help with anything required. My George played us a few tunes on the bagpipes and then we had a relaxing finish to the day with our
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local talent Chris and Jamie entertaining us with great guitar and vocals was just perfect. I believe all who attended enjoyed the day and whilst we had a few teams pull out at the last minute, having Nerang and Runaway Bay come along and start off what we hope will be an annual big event, was very much appreciated, and we are assured they are keen to come back. Canungra (one of our teams) came up with the goods however and the trophy stays on our pie warmer! We have several new faces helping out with various tasks this year which is great. Chris Jarvis has kindly offered to mark our field lines which takes a lot of pressure off us. We should be shortly in full swing although it has been a bit of a struggle organising teams and coaches this year. Thank you for everyone’s patience ... it is a huge job and Sam Wilson has been unbelievable in orchestrating this process, and juggling all the other things she does. Please watch out for our home games (Wednesday and Friday night games) and come and support our locals and have a curry ! Go the Owls!
Canungra’s Weight Loss And Fitness Challenge Swimming Season Extended By Stephen Crook
If you are looking for a great way to get motivated and lose weight or tone up then come and join our fifth Challenge. You will not only learn how to exercise for weight loss and fitness but also how to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle to stay healthy all year round.
Winners of previous challenges have lost 17.1kg, 18.4kg, 16.8kg and 11.3kg Previous Challenges have just focused on weight loss but now I have added the Fitness Challenge for those who do not need to lose weight but want to improve fitness and strength. There will be a weigh in for those taking part in the weight loss challenge and then everyone will do a
fitness test which will be redone at the end of the challenge to see who has improved the most. There will be five group classes to attend and many one on one sessions available. All members in the Challenge must attend the initial weigh in where I give a lecture on diet and healthy eating. Diet can be the thing that makes weight loss hard so I will discuss what should and shouldn’t be in your everyday eating plan. The Challenge will start on Thursday 24th April 2014 for the weigh in at 5:30pm at Moriarty Park hall. If you would like to register please call Stephen Crook on 0431 208 588. It only costs $15 to join the challenge, all you have to do is attend one session a week (group or private) to stay in the competition. Please don’t hesitate to call if you have any questions.
Due to anticipated warmer temperatures over the coming weeks, the swimming season at local pools has been extended. The swimming season would normally conclude on 31st March but an extended time table of operating hours has been scheduled for the benefit of patrons. Revised operating hours are as follows:
Normal operating hours to 31st March 2014. From 1st to 4th April open 6am - 9am only.
Normal operating hours until Friday 4th April.
Normal operating hours and swimming lessons until Friday 4th April. From 5th April to 17th April open 6am - 10am, and 2pm - 6pm.
Normal operating hours and swimming lessons until Friday 4th April. From 5th April to 17th April opening hours are 6am - 10am, and 2pm - 6pm.
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State Champion Mitchell Achieves His Dream
Last month The Canungra Times ran a story on twelve year old Mitchell McKay who had been selected to compete in the Little Athletics State Titles in Cairns on 21st to 23rd March. The Jimboomba Little Athletics Club Secretary, Peta Smith, had described Mitchell as an exceptional talent and his performance in Cairns proved her right. Mitchell competed in four events and successfully took out the Boys Under 12 400 metres. He placed second in the Boys Under 12 200 metres - the winner, Harris Yell of the Gold Coast, broke the Queensland Under 12 record. Mitchell is a student at Tamborine Mountain College under a Sporting Scholarship. Mitchell and his father, Craig, said they would like to specially thank Tamborine Mountain College Principal June Melbourne and staff for supporting him in his sporting endeavours. “We would also like to thank Michelle Aldridge and the staff at the Canungra Op Shop who sponsored Mitchell’s accommodation in Cairns; Simon
Mitchell McKay with his State Champion medals
Walsh, Pricey, staff and patrons from the Canungra Hotel; Peter Teveluwe; Bren Dalby; Keer from the Canungra Times, and our greatest friend in the world, Les
Rodwell,” said Craig. “Without their generosity and wonderful support, Mitchell would not have realised his goals and ambitions.”
Canungra Vs Nerang Sunday 15th June Moriarty Park 10am
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