Issuu on Google+

5472 0033

COOROY RAG

5447 7000 sold@hinternoosa.com.au 30 Maple Street, Cooroy

The Heart of the Hinterland

www.wythes.com.au

• Email editorial@cooroyrag.com.au • Phone

5442 6699

• Fax 5442 5821 • PO Box 898, Cooroy 4563 •www.cooroyrag.com.au

Fusion Festival - celebrating Cooroy THE 2014 Cooroy Fusion Festival will be held on Saturday 10 May 2014, from 9am to 3pm on Maple Street and the Lower Mill Precinct. The 2014 free one-day festival is inclusive and engaging, offering something for all ages and tastes! The program includes, a free jumping castle for the kids, Tai Chi and Zumba demonstrations, WWII army vehicles, Classic Cars, music ranging from Bagpipes and School Bands, from Choirs to Acoustic sets. Check out what our local talented teens have to offer, with Noosa District High students exhibiting their own documentaries, Claymation and promo films at the library, and the proud Year 9’s showing off their pottery at the Butter Factory. Teens can also get online, visiting the library to create their Sponsors and own online digital game through Scratch 2.0. For the kids there’s an environmentally-themed circus performance of Bazil and Grumble, Kindermusik, and Lego to keep them entertained throughout the day. Kids can get their faces painted and play with some hands-on art activities while you check out the artist markets at the Butter factory The afternoon highlight will be the Acoustic Fusion session by Asa Broomhall and Country singer Neil Duddy in the Cooroy Bendigo Community Bank Entertainment Tent.

IN THIS ISSUE

ANZAC DAY Page 3

Real Estate Page 14-15

artists unite for Cooroy Fusion Festival Cooroy Mill Place Precinct has focused on workshops for living a good life, Indigenous storytelling, teen activities and fun for the kids as their contribution to Cooroy Fusion on 10 May. If you’re interested in growing good health, living yoga, Tai Chi, orchids, or how to build the ultimate sustainable house, visit the Cooroy library. There’s something for everyone, with the full precinct Fusion program available at www.cooroyfusionfestival.com.au. Make sure you book for workshops at www.libraries.noosa.qld.gov.au.

Celebrating 25 years with the best show ever THE Cooroora Woodworkers Club has turned 25 this year, and to celebrate this milestone the club is staging the Cooroora Wood & Craft Show 2014 to be the best ever with a great schedule of woodworking demonstrations by nationally recognized masters. The line-up at the Memorial Hall includes cabinetry (Bob Chaplin), scrollsaw work Maureen Bowden and Pam Window), carving (Peter Bradford) and turning (George Pearce, Alan Warner and Dennis Donnelly) while rustic furniture (Dave Putland), rocking horse making (John Warrick), toy making (Robert Gray), pen turning (Graham Eastman) and wood milling (Alex Finlay and the team) can be seen at the Lowermill precinct. Visitors will be able to examine the fine woodwork entries in the competi-

May 7, 2014

tions and also learn how it is done. Many items will be on sale. Club president John Gygar says that this is a great opportunity to meet club members who are ready to answer your questions and show you their work. Age is no barrier to woodworking. The Cooroora Woodworkers Club has a membership of over 120 made up of both men and women who have found a great deal of satisfaction and achievement in working with wood. Why not ask about joining our club, new members receive a warm welcome. The accumulated knowledge and experience of the club members is vast and help is only an ask away. Friday and Saturday, May 9th and 10th. Entry $2pp (under 16 free).

Local sport Page 29-31

Pomona ............. 14-15 Real Estate............ .......14-15 Classifieds 18 Pomona .............18-19 Xmas Feature ... 19-21 ...............20-21 Dining ............... 22-23 Health ............... ...............22-25 24-25 Trades & Services ...........26-27 Classifieds Real Estate............ ........... 28 Next edition: May 28 Booking deadline: May 16 Copy deadline: May 19


Don’t Push & Burn - Mulch it! COOROY RAG • Land Clearing • Fire Breaks • Re-growth • Lantana infestations • Stump Grinding • Trees • Fence Lines • House Sites • Driveways – (new or repair) • Earthworks 4 in 1 • Mowing – 21Hp Zero Turn (light to med slopes)

DG Posi-Track Mulching 100Hp

1.5 Wide

Darrel: 0412 020 789 - 5447 9799

High Quality Work at very Affordable Prices Janice Allen 244 Duke Road, Doonan

5471 1169 - 0411 630 878 reddogframes@westnet.com.au

LEARN TO FLY • Trial Introductory Flights $75 • 3 Flight Package $299 • Gift Vouchers • Safe, fun & enjoyable

Gympie Airfield - Bruce Hwy P: 0416 963 002 E: info@sunshinecoatflighttraining.com.au W: www.sunshinecoastflighttraining.com.au

Page 2 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

Amnesia Corrupts – A Disease of the Times These days when people are suspected of serious misdemeanors, The Government has an inquiry, and calls in the political cleaners. These inquiries cost real money, a considerable expense, The amount they cost the taxpayer, is unbelievably immense. It is interesting with these official inquiries, really quite intriguing, To see the arrival of a new disease, which attacks at every proceeding. It is called Amnesia Corruptis, and seems to be present in the air, And strikes an inquiry witness box, and the person sitting there. The usual trigger is a question from the “counsel assisting”, And then more probing questions, with counsel firmly persisting. Then a look of relief appears on the witness’s face, He shakes his head and says, “ I can’t remember if that took place”. Question after question comes, he still claims he can’t recall, Amnesia Corruptis has come to the rescue, to build a legal wall. He’s asked about some conversation, and if what he said was correct, And gives the usual answer “I’m sorry, I cannot recollect”. When he gets a really curly one, about something quite illegal, He claims he’s sttuck with memory loss, which annoys the legal eagle. He has to try to look at ease, and endure the pain, Of Amnesia Corruptis, and the journey down memory lane. He gets some questions on e-mails, gifts, and phone calls, None of those things happened, not that he recalls. Honesty may be a policy which offers a bit of moral sense, But insanity or Amnesia Corruptis, suggest the best defence. I suggest it is time to have another inquiry at once, To inquire whether some inquiries are genuine, or really political witch hunts!!!! Jim Dunstan What do women want?? Women want men, careers, money, children, friends, luxury, comfort, independence freedom, respect, love, and three dollar pantyhose that won’t run.

Cooroy-Noosa Family and Local History Group COOROY-Noosa Family and Local History Group will take part in the “Fusion Festival” at the Cooroy Library and Mill Precinct on Saturday, 10th May with a free talk and a stall. Bev Warner will give a demonstration from 9.30 to 10.30am on “Free Online Sites”, explaining some interesting resources to help with your family history and our stall will have local history material available. Another in the popular series of Cooroy Library seminars will

be given by Win Wynn on Saturday, 17th May from 10.00 to 11.30am with the interesting title “Ancestry and Find My Past internet sites - Oops! don’t follow the wrong line”. To book at Cooroy Library phone 5329 6555. To find out more about the Group, their events and resources held at the Research Room, 41 Miva Street, Cooroy go to our website at www.genealogy-noosa.org.au or phone 5442 5570.

Where’s the rolled up Rag? FOR those who would like to enter the ‘Where’s the Rolled Up Rag’ Competition, here’s what it’s about: In each edition of the Cooroy Rag we are placing the photo of the Rolled up Rag (smaller version) in one of the advertisements for you to try and find. All you have to do is email us at editorial@cooroyrag. com.au or post your entry to: ‘Where’s the rolled up rag competition’, PO Box 898, Cooroy, 4563, and let us know which ad you found it in and the page number along with your name, address and phone

number so we cantact you. Win a $25 dinner at the Cooroy RSL & Bowls Club. Entries close May 22nd, 2014. Last edition’s winner wasJoann Chavasse from Pomona who found the Rolled Up Rag in the BBQ & Fireplace Centre ad on Page 12.

news Coast’s best chefs share kitchen magic CHEFS from top Sunshine Coast restaurants will share their kitchen magic with market visitors and high school students for MARKET CHEF 2014 at the Eumundi Markets Wednesdays from 10-11am. These lively cooking demonstrations is a must for foodies and educational and fun for students interested in pursuing a career in the hospitality industry. “It’s a great chance to learn some tricks of the trade and a few new recipes from some of the best in the business,” said market manager, Peter Homan. All recipes cooked during MARKET CHEF incorporate fresh produce and ingredients from local growers and suppliers available at the Original Eumundi Markets. 7 May - Featured Restaurant: Elliotts Bistro (Alexandra Headland) Schools: St Andrews Anglican College & St Teresa’s Catholic College 14 May - Featured Restaurant: Bistro C (Noosa) Schools participating: Mountain Creek State High School & Immanuel Lutheran College 21 May - Featured Restaurant: The Long Apron (Montville) Schools: Good Shepherd Lutheran College & Burnside State High School 28 May - Featured Restaurant: Thomas Corner Eatery (Noosaville) Schools: Unity College Caloundra & Noosa Christian College 4 June - Featured Restaurant: Noosa Boathouse (Noosaville) Schools: St Teresa’s Catholic College & Maroochydore State High School 11 June - Featured Restaurant: Gaston (Noosa) Schools: St Andrews Anglican College & Good Shepherd Lutheran College 18 June - Featured Restaurant: Berardo’s (Noosa) Schools: Unity College Caloundra & Mountain Creek State High School

Cooroy-Eumundi Garden Club THE next meeting of the Club will be held on Monday 12 May commencing at 9.30 am at the home of Tony and Margaret Porritt, 81 Whispering Gum Avenue, off Jocelyn Drive, Eumundi. The speaker will be Paul Plant, Editor of subTropical Gardening magazine with his topic being ‘Sensual Pleasures of the Garden’. Members are asked to bring examples of ‘smelling’ plants, leaves or flowers from their gardens for him to talk about. New members are always vwelcome. For further information please contact Tony on 5442 7403.

Cooroy Aglow YOU are invited to Cooroy Aglow Mother’s Day Meeting on Friday 16th May at 9.30am at Anglican Church Hall, Cooroy. Speaker Narellle Allery, admission $6. All Welcome and please bring a friend.

www.cooroyrag.com.au


news

COOROY RAG

ANZAC Day in Cooroy When the hammer falls Will this be yours?

Aaron Macdonald (far right) and his two mates all three served in the Navy in the Gulf war

• 4 acres of cleared, useable land with fertile soil • Solid brick home with internal stairs to large garage • Country style eat in kitchen, big bedrooms • Covered alfresco with built in bbq area • Beautiful gentle land, fruit trees, chook pen • Shed with power & lights, tractor shed too • Room for a horse, town water connected • Only 3 minutes to town, peace and quiet • Much loved family home of 30 years must be sold • Don’t say we didn’t warn you – this will be value

Auction May 17th @ 5pm 296 Lake MacDonald Drive, LAKE MACDONALD

Jeanette Catalano 0422 923 851

Like being on Holiday everyday

• Elevated & stylish open plan with high ceilings • Timber floors, separate office and huge private entertaining deck • Modern kitchen with granite benches and gas cooktop • Master ensuite with dbl sinks and dbl shower heads • Two car over height carport – suitable for caravan parking • Lock up and go, easy care low maintenance property • Ideal for first home buyer, investor or retiree ready for adventure • Well-maintained and ready for a new owner

Offers over: $435,000 6 William Rd, EUMUNDI Ian Suter – 0499 555 551 Kess Prior – 0404 344 399

Self-sustainable Living close to Eumundi

INSURANCE PTY LTD AFS License No: 240242 For Prompt Service and Reliability We specialise in:

✓Motor Vehicle ✓Earthmovers Plant & Equipment

✓Construction Insurance

✓Public & Products Liability

✓Event Insurance ✓Farm Insurance ✓Landlords Protection

✓Business

Packages

✓Tradesman Packages

SUITE 11, COOLOOLA CENTRE 97 POINCIANA AVE, TEWANTIN FOR AN OBLIGATION-FREE QUOTE Phone 5449 0904 www.cooroyrag.com.au

• Beautifully renovated Queenslander, great family home • Double sized rooms all w/built in robe, new bathrooms • French doors to large undercover wrap around verandah • Brand new kitchen with breakfast bar, wood fire • Great hobby farm, chook house, sheds, dam, bore • Approx. 30 min to noosa, completely private

Price: $695,000 121 to 149 Boyle Rd, BELLI PARK Kess Prior – 0404 344 399

5447 7000

sold@hinternoosa.com.au

30 MAPLE ST, COOROY

Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 3


news

COOROY RAG

Cooroy Pomona RSL Sub Branch AS distinct from the Cooroy RSL Club, which is a business, the Sub Branch is welfare and commemorative organisation which is registered with the Australian Taxation Office and the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. The RSL in Australia is by far the largest such organisation. The RSL Sub Branch commenced in Cooroy in 1920, meeting in the early School of Arts and other venues until the Memorial Hall was established in 1926. In 1937 a separate Diggers Hall was erected and subsequently rules were formulated for establishing a club for returned and ex-service personnel in 1948. The Club was reconstituted to allow citizen membership in a new building as a standalone business in 1979. Although the two organisations operate on the same premises they are independent of each other. The Sub Branch is entirely a volunteer organisation with its main business being Pensions, Advocacy and Welfare Services (PAWS) and Commemorative activities. The PAWS team is made up of a Tribunal Advocate, a Pensions Officer, one Welfare Officer/JP and five Welfare Officers who provide various services to veterans, the service community and their dependants. Many within the veteran and ex-service community have suffered disabilities due to their service and require pensions and advocacy assistance to gain disability pensions or have those disabilities recognised, many are also in need of assistance of a welfare nature in their day-to-day activities. Significant activities which the Sub Branch was involved in last year included: Hospital visits. The Eden Rehabilitation Hospital is located in

Cooroy, its catchment ranges from Brisbane out to Kingaroy and up to Bundaberg. At any one time there will be 8 – 15 veterans, ex-service people or widows recuperating in Eden. Each of these people receive at least one visit each week from a welfare officer. The Kabara Nursing Home, in Cooroy currently accommodates around forty veterans, ex-service people or their widows. Most of these people receive a visit each week from a welfare officer. Further, members who reside in other nursing homes in the area also receive visits. Home visits are also provided to other members of the ex-service community where necessary. In addition to these visits weekly phone contact is maintained with others in the community who might be lonely or at risk. The welfare bus supports the activities of the Sub Branch by taking elderly members shopping, to medical appointments and outings. On welfare type activities alone it travelled some 14,500 km and carried some 840 people during 2013. Other activities which the Sub Branch engages in include the hosting of a lunch for service widows, hosting of a lunch for WW2 and Korea veterans, arranging commemora-

tions for ANZAC Day, Vietnam Veterans Day and Remembrance Day . Prior to ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day Sub Branch members visit the six schools in the district to take part in there commemorative services. During 2013 the Sub Branch made donations to 17 community organisations to the extent of $7,000. In order to fund its activities the Sub Branch conducts the Thursday night raffles at the Club, sells memorabilia prior to ANZAC and Remembrance Days and seeks grants. Support for these activities is always welcome. During 2013 the Sub Branch recorded some 6,000 volunteer hours having been expended on PAWS and Commemorative activities, a significant community effort. It is expected that there are a number of veterans and ex- service members within the community who are not currently members of the Sub Branch and may be missing out on the benefits of membership. They are invited to make contact with members and join, an ideal time to make contact is Monday mornings when the PAWS team are working within the Club in Maple Street. LEST WE FORGET

Cooroy SS takes part in ANZAC Day Brisbane Ceremony

Student leaders from Cooroy State School attended a special Commemoration Ceremony for ANZAC Day in Brisbane in ANZAC Square

Page 4 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

www.cooroyrag.com.au


Coor oy Cooroy

news

COOROY RAG

Chiropractic

Battle of the Coral Sea IN April 1942, after just four months of the Pacific War, Japan had virtually taken and occupied the South West Pacific and achieved what they expected would take two years. Now they intended to isolate Australia, by taking Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea, and so placing North Eastern and Eastern Australia within easy bomber range, depriving the Allies of a major and important base for a counter offence. The situation was tense and Australia was in a very vulnerable position. On the 5th of May, 1942, the Battle of the Coral Sea began, a naval battle which was unique, in that the surface ships of both sides did not sight each other at any time. It was solely an air engagement, and although the Allies were superior in land based planes they were inferior in all other arms. It was also the first time Australian ships fought with the America Navy as allies in arms. The Anzac Squadron, commanded by Rear Admiral Grace, was successfully involved in preventing the invasion force reaching Port Moresby, the gateway to New Guinea and to Australia. On the 8th of May the scout planes from both sides sighted their opponents, and the American aircraft opened the

Robert C. Hilditch D.C.

attack on the Japanese fleet, and shortly after the Japanese retaliated. Both sides scored direct hits and torpedo bombers came into play. Aircraft carriers were maneuvering at 30 knots, and many near misses occurred. The main action was fierce, but it was over by midday. The Japanese could be considered, tactically, as the victors, trading the loss of a light carrier and some minor vessels, against the American losses of a fleet carrier, a destroyer, and an oiler. Aircraft losses were Japan 74 aircraft and 808 personnel, America 75 aircraft and 625 personnel. But overall, it was a major strategically reverse for the Japanese, and it marked the limits of their expansion into the South Pacific. With the Battle of Midway, one month later, it was the decisive action of the Pacific War. The Japanese advance had been checked, and they found themselves on the defensive, and ultimately in defeat. It is interesting to recall the words of the Japanese chief of navy, the brilliant Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, to the notorious Premier Tojo “If I am told to fight, I shall run wild for the first six months, but I have utterly no confidence for the second and third years”.

EST. 1988

Clinic

• Instant Health Fund Claims • Approved Veterans Affairs provider • Low Force Activator Technique • Soft Tissue Trigger Point Therapy • Manual adjustment/mobilisation Clinic Hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday By appointment only

4 Emerald Street, (Opp IGA) Cooroy Phone

5447 6763

BRUCE P. SMITH INSURANCE

Celebrating 25 years! A Big Thank you for all your Support! • Home & Contents

• Business • Tradesman • Office • Clubs • Liability • Landlords protection

• Motor, Caravan & Boat • Sickness & Accident • Farm packs • Travel NO OBLIGATION QUOTES

BRICKBAT to the residents at Cudgerie Estate who, on ANZAC Day, let off fireworks. Not only did you petrify your neigbour’s children and pets you caused a veteran to fear for the life of their family! Shame on you!!!

Insurance Brokers AFSL NO: 233750

1a Emerald St, Cooroy

B O U Q U E T S & B R I C K B AT S BRICKBAT to the person(s) who stole the beautiful hanging basket of plants and the pot of herbs over the Easter weekend from the Pomona Railway Station Gallery. Seems you do not appreciate the hard work that goes into making the gallery garden a special place for everyone by dedicated vollies. It is difficult to understand why people steal to begin with, but to steal from a non profit agency or to defile other community projects ie sports grounds...where are you coming from? You are stealing from your own community, from people who spend time and personal funds to make something worthwhile for others..others include YOU..who take your life here for granted....think (if possible) the next time you are tempted to take or destroy something important to your community, change your mind or move away. Wendy Catlin, Gallery Manager, Volunteer

Authorized representative of

PAY BY THE MONTH

PH: 5447 6582

Nuture Mum this Mother’s Day Every treatment nourishes Mind, Body & Soul

BRICKBAT to the couple who felt it necessary to “save” a table for friends at the Gunfire Breakfast after the Dawn Service on Anzac Day. These friends were nowhere in sight, the couple at the table didn’t have breakfast in front of them. Many people had to walk away from that table. This is not a morning for keeping tables. This is a morning where you take a seat at any table and share the camaraderie with strangers and friends alike. BOUQUET to the Cooroy RSL for the wonderful work they do in preparing and providing breakfast on Anzac Morning.

Email your bouquets and brickbats to editorial@cooroyrag.com.au

or post to Cooroy Rag, PO Box 898, Cooroy 4563

3 Ruby St, Cooroy I 5442 6239

SEASONS GREETINGSFor Mum HEATING

Large Range Indoor & Outdoor

MelcoLanhams Cooroy would like to wish our Customers a Happy Christmas and a Safe New Year! Thank you for all your support in 2009. Regards, Tim Lanham & the Team

Magic Bullet $109 COOROY I www.cooroyrag.com.au

Tool Kit $29

18 MAPLE STREET I PHONE 5454 9500 Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 5


news

COOROY RAG

Insuring for all situations

Geoff Edwards, Branch Manager, Bendigo Community Bank, Cooroy

Matrimonial Property Disputes De facto Property Disputes Parenting Agreements Family Dispute Resolution Assistance Divorce Proceedings

Anita and her team welcome all enquiries

IT’S always concerning to hear of someone losing their job or even worse, when a company folds and many employees lose their jobs. This not only has a big impact on the individuals concerned but can be devastating on a community as well. If you have a mortgage it can, of course, cause severe financial hardship. While we can’t always control what happens due to the economy, we can protect ourselves financially from certain situations. For example, you can arrange to insure for unemployment, sickness, accident, income protection and also life insurance. Your bank can help you with this cover when applying for a loan, or for some types of insurance this can be looked at any time. If you are unfortunate enough to find yourself in a situation where you have been put off work or become ill and can’t work temporarily and have a home loan to pay, it’s important to speak with your bank as soon as possible. Your bank may be able to assist you with a hardship application and allow your payments to be stopped for a period of time, allowing you time to recover or find another job. It’s much better to be up front with your bank and advise them about the situation

Seniors Computer Training Unit 4, 13 Garnet Street PO Box 353 COOROY QLD 4563 COOROY QLD 4563 Phone 5447 7861 admin@anitaharris.com.au Fax: 5472 0556

THE Noosa Day Respite Centre is currently providing free computer, tablet and iPad training and assistance. BYO laptop, tablet or IPad or alternatively use one of our (Broadband for Seniors) Gov’t sponsored computer’s including the new Windows 8 touchscreen. One on one training is available. Please ring 5329 6175 for an appointment or more information.

straight away rather than falling behind in payments and then dealing with the issue of arrears. This can not only affect your credit history, but can be costly if fees are charged for late payments. It’s also great to know your bank will be there to help you when times are tough, not just to give you a loan. This is really important to consider when looking in to borrowing for a home. There is more to a home loan than just interest rates or fees. So, is your bank local? Do you know your bank manager? Can you get in touch with them and will they help you when you need it? In our world of electronic means, where you can basically get a home loan over the internet or speak to a machine, it’s nice to know that you can still have that personal service from your local bank. If you would like to discuss your home loan or insurance of any kind, please contact me on 5447 7131 or on email at geoff.edwards@bendigoadelaide.com.au.

Belli Biggest Morning Tea AUSTRALIA’S Biggest Morning Tea at Belli Hall will be held on Thursday 22nd May from 9.30am. Major prize is another exquisite quilt hand-made by our resident crafter, along with our popular multi draw Raffle. Support a worthy cause and enjoy a morning of entertainment and a morning tea. To contribute prizes, or information, contact Margaret 5447 0175.

Directors Peter Billinghurst and Wayne Martin

Accounting, Taxation & Planning for Businesses, Investors & Self Funded Retirees

• Small Business Services • Structure establishment, maintenance & advice (Companies, Trusts & Self Managed Superannuation Funds) • Superannuation & Retirement • Rental Properties, Shares, other Investments & Capital Gains

Our experienced team have been in the local area and working together for many years. We are proud of the long lasting relationships we develop with our clients

22 Cedar Street, Cooroy PHONE: 5442 6228 Page 6 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

www.cooroyrag.com.au


news

COOROY RAG

Best western to be performed at NDSHS THE Noosa District State High School performing arts students have begun rehearsals for this year’s school musical, Calamity Jane. Students have begun to learn their lines, choreograph dance routines and set and costume design is now underway. The musical will take place at the school in Term 3, with the matinee on Wednesday, August 5 and opening night on Thursday, August 6. Calamity Jane will run over three nights, with the final show on Saturday, August 9th. A country and western, Calamity Jane themed gold coin donation dress day is planned in the latter part of Term 2 to raise funds for Queensland’s farmers.

Outside school hours care creates their own IGA THE children of Cooroy Outside School Hours Care (COSHC), with the help of staff, have created their own IGA supermarket play area. Our IGA has been based on our local Cooroy IGA and bears many resemblances to it’s much larger counterpart ie: great variety and wonderful staff Our store hours, however, are a little unique: Monday to Friday 6am - 8am and 3pm - 5pm (this allows store cleaning) and closed Saturdays and Sundays. The COSHC IGA includes two checkout stations; staff photos, including job titles and an employee of the week; name badges; play money, replica credit and IGA reward cards; IGA brochures: shopping baskets, an ATM machine, specials board, community notice board (with some

very interesting items for sale!); handbags and dress ups … we have even had a busker playing guitar and a sausage sizzle out front one afternoon! The children and staff have collected empty food packets and bottles which create a multitude of groceries. So much so, that we had to expand our store and create a centre isle to accommodate all our stock! The children have demonstrated resourcefulness by adding cardboard boxes for trolleys and recycled the cardboard car from our Christmas in Cooroy float and transformed into a delivery truck! A recent inspection from ‘Head Office’ confirmed our store’s high standards! The children were very excited when Peter and Jackie Zipf, Romeo Bordignon and Peter Kimlin kindly came to

Peter Kimlin, Jackie Zipf, Romea Bordingnon and Peter Zipf dropped in to the after school hours IGA to check out their competition visit our play area. “These upcoming staff members will certainly set the standard for years to come! Job well done to all the COSHC staff and kids, keep up the good work. Look forward to seeing you in the Big IGA. From all the crew at Cooroy Supa IGA,” said

✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓

Romeo Bordignon. The IGA play area encourages imagination and role play, literacy through shopping lists, brochures and specials; and numeracy through grocery prices, ‘produce’ weight, and money exchange. It also offers an opportunity to discuss

healthy food choices with the children. We encourage the children to read the ingredients on the back of the packaging and determine whether it is a healthconscious choice or a ‘sometimes’ treat. Most importantly … our IGA play is great FUN!

CLEANING

Vacate - Bond Carpet Cleaning Pressure Cleaning Office & Work Place Mould Removal Window Cleaning

Accredited I Police Checked I Insured I Work Guaranteed

FREE QUOTE PHONE: 131 546 www.cooroyrag.com.au

Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 7


news

COOROY RAG

New Life Ed Van set to change young lives • Physiotherapy • Sports Injuries • Complex Case Managment Tim Robinson (DipPhys, MAPA, MNZFSM)

Shop 8/14 Maple Lane Cooroy P: 5447 7670 - F: 5447 7623 rehab@nexmail.com.au

13 Kauri Street. Cooroy anytimefitness.com.au I

AS so many of our local primary school aged students know, Harold the Giraffe is synonymous with the Life Education program. Well, Harold is back and he has a brand new home. The old Life Education Van provided our kids with drug and health education in Noosa for many years, and now a brand new van will continue that good work and help empower one

million young Australians each year to make safe choices. Life Education was established 30 years ago to teach children ways to keep their bodies healthy and to equip them with the skills to make appropriate choices and a way of learning to stay secure in potentially unsafe situations. It remains a not-for-profit organisation, which operates in close partnership with our local schools and communities and relies on student fees and local community funding to meet costs and that’s where Bendigo Bank has helped to subsidize the program. In fact, apart from funding the Life Education program for the past seven years, locals voted at a Tewantin Community Forum held by Bendigo Bank in 2011 to make funding the new van a priority. So the plan has been in place since then, making this outcome all the more positive for our community. Through its sponsorship, the Tewantin Community Bank branch of Bendigo Bank, via its

Niki Andrinopoulos (centre) joined by Bendigo Bank, Cooroy State School and committee members at the new Life Ed Van launch parent company Sunshine Coast Community Financial Services (SCCFSL) offsets the program costs that’s professionally designed and based on extensive research. Co-ordinator, Niki Andrinopoulos said she can’t wait to welcome local school kids to the new high-tech mobile classroom. “Their funding of $40,000 along with other sponsors’ generosity will now provide a legacy for our children for the next 20 years,” said Ms Andrinopoulos. As a primary school

teacher of 21 years, Niki travelled to 22 schools from Gympie to Yandina in 2013 and around 8,000 children accessed the program. Each session is presented by educators who are fully qualified teachers and have undergone additional training in the area of drug education. On a local level, CooloolaNoosa Life Education Association Inc. was formed in 1995 and from humble beginnings with very little backing the program is now seen as an essential component of every child’s educa-

tion. “The new van means the children in the Cooloola-Noosa region will have access to the Life Education program for years to come. I see Life Education as an integral part of a child’s time at school. In the younger grades we aim to teach children about their body and how it works. The aim of our senior classes is to help students develop a sound understanding of their body and well-being, so they understand how special and truly unique they are,” Niki said.

5447 6488

Snakes Alive!

Closing Down A Full Member of the Gold and Silversmiths Guild of Australia No.16

Phone: 5447 1334

Page 8 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

SALE

This snake was happily resting in a garden bed at Cooroy State School but was relocated to avoid scaring children (and staff!). It is a magnificent python around 2 to 2.5 metres long and had recently had a good feed. Schools Officer Bill Magin had to bring it to the office to show everyone before it was moved to the bush

Studio Open: Tuesday - Friday

www.cooroyrag.com.au


SPV Accounting

news

COOROY RAG

NCC Students Serve in Vanuatu 18 STUDENTS plus six adults from Noosa Christian College, Cooroy (NCC) travelled to the island of Aore (pronounced “ow-ree”) for an Overseas Service Trip. Departing from Brisbane International Airport the team proved to be quite a spectacle with their check-in luggage containing ‘unusual’ travel items such as three lawn-mower chassis, six trailer tyres, numerous power tools and some essential food items. Led by Noosa Christian College (NCC) Principal, Mr David Rogers, students were assigned to various teams to complete service projects at Aore Adventist College over their 12-day stay on the island. These included; Students did enjoy some time off for sightseeing and their favourite visit was to the ‘Blue Hole’ on the island of Santo, with vivid clear blue waters. NCC’s staff and students would like to thank the school families and community members for the financial support of the service projects, and also express their gratitude to Cooroora Family Practice for the kind donation of travel vaccinations.

Providing Total Business Care Principal: Seb Vecchio

services include ✓ Tax Preparation ✓ Accounting Services ✓ Bookeeping ✓ Business Planning ✓ BAS Preparation ✓ General Business Advice CONTACT

5442 6884 seb@spvaccounting.com.au ADDRESS - 2 Ponderosa Drive, Cooroy 4563 POSTAL - PO Box 947, Cooroy QLD 4563

Learning in the garden PREP K students at Cooroy State School were very excited to be able to harvest their corn crop they have watched grow over the last few months. Their eyes were full of excitement as they tore the corn cobs off the stalks and opened them up. Teacher Alison Kemp said it was a great learning experience for the children to see the whole cycle of planting, watering, watching them grow and harvesting.

Sharron Walker Ruth Slade sharron@sladewalker.com.au ruth@sladewalker.com.au We have a combined experience of 46 years helping our local & international clients to: • Maximise their tax deductions • Maximise their business growth and development • Maximise their income for retirement

Call Ruth or Sharron on 07 5442 5808 for an obligation free appointment We are Accountants With Kick!

Accounting, Taxation and Business Services

10 Koala Crescent, Cooroy

~ since 1974 ~

• Wills & Estates • Family Law • Commercial & Residential Conveyancing • Litigation & Personal Injury • Criminal & Police matters • QCAT Applications

Cooroy 5447 7666 I Noosa 5447 3122 www.cartwrightslawyers.com.au www.cooroyrag.com.au

Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 9


COOROY RAG

news

police beat with Sergeant Mal Scott

BEGINNERS TO ADVANCED THEORY & PRACTICAL

10 Fantail Cresent Cooroy

PHONE:

5447 7461

EUMUNDI SALEYARDS Cattle Sales Tuesday Fortnightly Vealer & Calf Sale Monday Fortnightly

www.mikewheeler.com.au

Mike Wheeler 0417 320 590 Clint Murtagh 0428 711 102

Page 10 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

IN yet another example of the community working with police to keep Cooroy safe I would like to very much thank members of this great community for helping police apprehend a juvenile offender hell bent on a crime spree through town. At about 9.30pm on Friday night police received numerous calls from the community regarding a loud and violent disturbance in the vicinity of the Maple and Tulip Street intersection. Police quickly attended and were able to detain a drunken and highly aggressive juvenile walking along the street holding a number a large rocks stating that he was intent on rampaging through town. Due to the vigilance of the community police were able to apprehend this juvenile and potentially prevent numerous other instances of damage around town. As it was, the juvenile had already badly damaged a council bus shelter so a big well done and thank you to witnesses who phoned this through as believe it or not a less proactive community could have just as easily turned a blind eye to this conduct as I’ve seen happen in other communities with people not wanting to get involved. In an example of the other side of the coin police are investigating three burglary offences that occurred on the afternoon and night of Saturday the 26th of April. These break and enter offences could have easily been prevented if a witness would have taken the time to phone police and report suspicious behaviour. I’m not criticising the witness

as it’s obvious that he didn’t realise what call the station together the system is he was hearing but it is a lesson in being easily overloaded. alert and aware of your surrounding and In this instance, triple 000 can be used having the mindset of looking out for as this is a priority line which is re routed your neighbour and community. to a 24 hours communications centre and In this instance a person heard the the operators can then contact local sound of smashing glass coming from police via the car radios. business premises after hours and then the sound of persons aggressively Police are taking a zero tolerance rummaging through the premises before approach to juvenile offenders who hearing persons running form the scene. continue to create dramas around Town. Again, without being overly critical as Police are also targeting adults who hindsight is a wonderful thing, we all supply these juveniles with alcohol and need to be aware that police greatly rely permit their premises to be used for the on members of the community remaining irresponsibly consumption of liquor. I’m vigilant and reporting suspicious left dumbfounded by the attitude of behaviour no matter how seemingly some of these adults who are oblivious insignificant it may seem at the time. to the fact that the kids under there care In the past, horrendous murders have and control then go out into the commubeen solved by a witness simply taking nity and reap havoc around town. If the time to write down a vehicle registrayou’re one of these adults be aware that tion number of a suspicious vehicle so local police will be targeting your please report all suspicious behaviour no premises with a view of throwing the matter high trivial. proverbial book at you. Don’t think you’re being a nuisance and that the police have more on there plate than attending minor jobs like suspicious behaviour as nothing could be further from the truth. A simple phone call to police in the above mentioned example would have seen offenders apprehended and the other offences prevented. After attending the above mentioned jobs some witnesses expressed concern on phoning the station and getting an engaged tone and not being able to get through to police. The Cooroy police station has Join in the fun at the next Cooroy Blue two phone lines going into it so when Light Disco on May 17th several people witness an event and all

www.cooroyrag.com.au


news Get the trailer you want at Dixon Trailers

COOROY RAG

Neil Dixon opened his trailer business, Dixon Trailers, on the Southside Industrial Estate, Du Rietz Court, GYMPIE, in December last year. Neil first started making trailers 20 years ago, making farm monocot 14ton grain tipping trailers for the tractors that were coming out at the time with 50km road speeds. “At the same time I was doing farm machinery maintenance repairs,” said Neil. “Later I went on to end up managing a 1200 acre cropping block in central south island NZ growing several different specialised seeds like carrots for the European market, white clover, rye grass some of which was exported to Australia. While working in this position I was still maintaining some of the latest cropping machinery with a company fleet of 13 John Deere tractors, vadestad drills and cultivation equipment. “After moving to Australia I was always keen to get back into the manufacturing side of things for the satisfaction of building and accomplishing a quality product,” said Neil. Dixon Trailers manufactures quality trailers from their designs or are custom built to the needs of customers. They are galvanised to

avoid rust problems or painted if requested. “We have currently built a 3000kg flat bed trailer 4.2m long and 2.1m wide with aluminium drop sides, electric brakes on all 4 wheels, rocker/roller suspension, electric breakaway, and low tear weight. “These trailers are ideal for anybody looking for a general purpose trailer to carry all kinds of goods or local authority applications. Anybody wanting to see their own ideas for a trailer to become a reality can come and see us and have their trailer manufactured.” In the future Neil hopes to be building quality trailers of any size up to 3500kg, light engineering, ute trays & decks, general engineering and repairs. Make the company grow so that we can expand the business and employee a couple of local staff and Dixon Trailers becomes a brand name throughout Queensland. Dixon Trialers will be at the Gympie Show in May and the Farm Fantastic in Cabooulture in August as well as other shows. For more information please phone Dixon Trailers on 0427 500 480 or visit www.dixontrailers.com.au

Mum

Spoil

with something

Special

FASHION, GIFTS & ACCESSORIES TO SUIT ALL

For Mum with Love 28A MAPLE STREET 5442 6025

Medical Centre EUMUNDI Dr David Heppell

Dr Karen Macmillan

Dr Patricia Slegers

Originally a GP from UK, has worked in Noosa and Cooroy for last 4 years will join us as the medical co-ordinator

Moved to Australia from the UK on the 1st January 2014 she has worked as GP in the UK

Originally from Amsterdam, Patti has worked in Eumundi for 18 months, she continues to welcome her existing patients as well as new patients.

Specialising in • Skin Work • Men’s Health • Mental Health Issues • All General Practice

David is available from 1/4/14 We are taking bookings now We welcome David’s existing patients as well as new patients

Specialising in • Child Health • Women’s Health • All General Practice • Family Planning • Skin Checks

Specialising in • Women’s Health • Mental Health Issues • All General Practice • Skin Checks

Bulk Bill - Concession Card Holders, Pensioners and Children under 16

Open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm I Saturday 8.30am to 12.00pm

WE HAVE RELOCATED TO MODERN PURPOSE BUILT CENTRE

6/2-6 Etheridge Street I EUMUNDI I 5442 8882 www.cooroyrag.com.au

Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 11


news Local ladies bring country charm to new shop Gilded Lily

COOROY RAG

• Wood • Gas • Ethanol • Electric

OPEN 7 DAYS

OPEN 7 DAYS Maroochydore:

Noosaville:

Ph: (07) 5443 7275 Fax: (07) 5451 0415

Ph: (07) 5473 0023 Fax: (07) 5473 0033

www.bbqandfireplace.com

With Mothers Day around the corner we’re all looking for a little luxury; a bouquet for Mum, a sweet treat or to find a gift for Grandma. Now open 7 days, Gilded Lily in Pomona combines elements of Florist, gift emporium, coffeehouse and juice bar. Dawn & Cherrie, partners in this venture, debated names for weeks. The name reflects flowers, aroma and the silver tree of life feature; so evolved “Gilded Lily Pomona”. The atmosphere is sublime. French provincial furniture and displays Dawn Cherrie at the Gilded Lily in Pomona complete the theme, while the nostrils are tantalised by a mix of fresh ries that make a house a home. ground coffee, fruit and botanical fragrances. For Dawn, the shop is the picture of a long In the centre of the store is a long commu- held dream realised. “We have tried to offer nity table and chairs, where customers min- some unique things, not already available in gle over a coffee or choose to relax in com- Pomona. We are constantly bringing in local fortable loungers to read a book or newspa- elements including Cooloola Milk, Fruit & Veg per. and locally sourced flowers and foliage, we “We want the Gilded Lily to be a place where like Australian products and try to obtain people can meet and linger,” Cherrie said. items that meet our local, green, sustainable The snacks are raw healthy and tasty, most aims. We are slowly adding locally produced are vegetarian, paleo & vegan style sweet stock and new giftware to our range. treats, designed to go with our hot & cold We hope we have created a place that feels beverages. The Bun brand coffee from By- luxurious, while being relaxed and friendly.” ron Bay offers superb quality in the 100% Small groups meet at our long table to learn Australian beans & other varieties while meet- crafts, discuss books and write creatively. ing the girls green ethos. The freshly made We welcome others to book or reserve space juices & smoothies are a new choice in for meetings, creative lessons and book Pomona and are very refreshing. Cherrie de- clubs. Bookings and flower orders can be scribes their initial gift range as ‘décor’ – made by phone or text message to Dawn on cushions, ottomans, paintings and accesso- 0414 890 361 7 days.

Our family practice caring for your family health needs

100% Bulk Billed for Medicare Card Holders - No Gap Fees

Dr. Fatma Elnaggar Dr. Bob McCrossin joins our team. Dr. McCrossin is a Paediatrician who specialises in children’s health,Diabetes Type 1 and children with challenged behaviour. He is happy to serve the children health needs of our community on 100% bulk billing basis. Dr. Yaser Hegazi has rich experience as a general practitioner in the fields of geriatric medicine, gastroenterolgogy, neurology, cardiology, respiratory,prostate cancer, chronic disease management, prevention and patient education as well as skin cancer and minor procedures.

Dr. Nadee Indika has worked extensively as a general practitioner and completed a Diploma in Child Health in Sydney. Her passion is in women/ s and children/s health, prevention, treatment and patients education as well as prevention and management of chronic diseases and wound management. Dr. Fatma Elnaggar is well experienced in mental health, rehabilitation medicine and geriatric medicine. She has special interests in women’s and children’s health as well as adolescents’ mental health.

New PPatients atients W elcome Welcome

• Family planning, pregnancy & antenatal care • Child immunisation & early development assessment (age 4)

• Men’s, women’s, adolescent’s & senior health • Prevention and chronic disease management

Our mission is to serve your family health needs in a friendly, caring and professional manner

Page 12 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

www.cooroyrag.com.au


2012 NISSAN XTRAIL ST 4X2 AUTOMATIC SUV 2.0L VVT-i 4cyl, 6s Auto, Bluetooth Connectivity, iPod/ USB input, Cruise Control, Front+Side+Curtain Airbags, ABS + Stability Control, Balance of Factory Warranty! ONLY 39,000km

www.cooroyrag.com.au

Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 13


real estate

COOROY RAG

Looking for needle in a haystack? WE think we have found one! A very useable three quarter of an acre block within easy walking distance to Cooroy CBD. Cleverly situated at the end of a long private concrete driveway, this architecturally designed home has a feeling of strength and adventure and is influenced by ship building techniques. Employing lovely large timbers overhead, you experience calming natural lighting with plenty of headroom for circulation and airflow. This is an abundant and spacious family home with 4 large bedrooms and double family bathroom. The Master bedroom offers access to a private bricked courtyard and a lovely ensuite. A very comfortable and inviting semi-formal dining and lounge is configured in an “L” shape which overlooks the tropical pool enclosure and is graced with a romantic corner fireplace. A large fully tiled living room is adjacent to the kitchen and forms the hub of this intelligently designed home. My favorite place to be in this home is definitely the large loft area. This is an incredible space for many activities. How about a home gymnasium? Your own private recording studio? A dedicated home theater? This area is the thing that many

homes are seriously lacking. The Tasmanian Oak kitchen is roomy and offers plenty of storage and bench space. A nifty servery window makes entertaining a breeze and your family and friends can enjoy the undercover fly screened indoor/outdoor room year round. There is a 2 car lock up garage and further down the back yard is a handy colourbond shed. If you need to park your caravan somewhere and turnaround, this property will fit the bill. This is a character home full of design and functionality which is in such great proximity to enjoy all the benefits of Cooroy’s wonderful lifestyle. Currently tenanted with very good tenants we would appreciate a 24 hour notice as a courtesy for any inspections or better still come along to our open homes. $630,000...Call Paul Bielby at Countryside Realty for open home times 0437 346 256.

Tuscan on ten acres

ENVIABLY located on a private country lane with no through road, this family home showcases relaxed living and exudes warmth and charm. Meander down a long private driveway to an architect designed Tuscan inspired home on 10 fully fenced acres with mountain views. This much loved and well maintained property features beautiful traditional detail including high vaulted ceilings in the living area, polished timber floors, fans, slow combustion fire place, ducted vacuum system, tropical landscaped gardens, air-conditioning plus with the eleva-

Page 14 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

tion it captures fabulous cross breezes. The open plan designer kitchen will inspire the cook in you, has a stainless steel dishwasher, large freestanding gas electric oven with stainless rangehood, pantry, heaps of bench space and breakfast bar. Step out from the living room and dining room onto a terrific covered entertaining deck, where you can sit back, relax and enjoy the most picturesque and peaceful surrounds. All bedrooms airconditioned. Upstairs is a massive master bedroom with walk in robe, ensuite, views and direct access to the covered deck, plus two more generous bedrooms and a main bathroom. Downstairs hosts 2 bedrooms direct access to the deck, a separate office/living room, plus the bathroom. Huge craft room. Home for the cars consists of a double lock up garage with remote entry and workshop, a separate three bay American Barn and another separate lockable shed. Water is no issue with 1 x 10,000 litre tank and 1 x 20,000 litre tanks, a massive dam plus a fully fenced inground pool caters for those hot day’s and is ideal for the kids to entertain their friends. Call Michelle Vercoe at Countryside 0408 949 890

Private dream property

CHOSEN for its private position and only 3km to Eumundi Markets this 22 acre property is a private dream property. Simply stunning property exudes an exotic quality re-inforced by the imported structures throughout the vast gardens loaded with species considered rare by even the most dedicated collector. The executive design home by Steven Kidd fits nicely into the folds of the property, purposefully built to capture the fullness of what is on offer. A quality home built over 3 levels with plenty of windows to fully appreciate the property at large. Designed by one of the Hinterland’s best Steven Kidd, no expense has been spared in providing generous spaces for living, dining, entertaining and enjoyment. The large chefs kitchen with Smeg appliances will inspire the chef in you and connects graciously to the large meandering decks and boardwalks! The top floor is the parents retreat whilst the living and other bedrooms are on the main level. On entry level is a spacious room ideal as a home

office/guests/media room. Stroll along the boardwalk to the magnificent resort style pool with amazing landscape and rock walls and with its own deluxe covered outdoor area again themed with an Asian influence. Pass through the pristine gardens to the large lily covered dam and you will see the substantial second accommodation located alongside. This striking cabin features black marble and other exotic fixtures making it ideal for friends, family or long distance relatives popping in from overseas. Nearby are some stables from when there was a horse on the property and 3 phase power is also available on the property. The gardens really are a sanctuary for local birdlife, even bellbirds, plus there is a house orchard of mature fruit trees. The theme of this property is very much about enjoying a natural setting in a quality home in lush and relaxing surrounds yet just a short drive to the coast. Price: $949,000. Phone Jeanette Catalano at Hinternoosa on 0422 923 851.

Cleared home site, Lake Macdonald CLEARED home site with huge old mango tree, originally farm land brought by PGH about 50 years ago. There are 2 sections, both approximately 5.57ha of cleared pastured land with the balance of the property being timbered. Abundant water from a series of picturesque dams that dot the property and 6 mile creek passing through the middle. Patches of beautiful old growth forest, adjoins the Noosa Trail (no. 4) together with the State Forest/National Park adjoining a vegetation reserve on the Southern boundary. Power lines run parallel to the Eastern boundary or buyers may choose to be off the grid. Easy walk via the Noosa Trail to Lake MacDonald and Noosa Botanical gardens with vehicle access via Kennedy’s road and pedestrian,

bike or horse access off Hamilton Road. Offers over $580,000. Contact Rod Wilcox at Hinternoosa on 0499 555 003.

www.cooroyrag.com.au


news Motivated vendors with realistic price expectations

COOROY RAG

TOP LINE SELLERS

IMMACULATELY presented and beautifully maintained is this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home set on 2504 m2 within walking distance to the Pomona township. From the moment you enter through the grand gates you will be impressed with what this home offers. The master bedroom is ensuited with a large walk in robe. Modern appliances and plenty of storage available in the open plan kitchen and dining area. Step outside onto the timbered deck and kick back and relax in your own piece of paradise. A large 12 x 9 x 3.6 metre shed with plenty of room to house your caravan or trailers. There is even a bonus 1 bedroom studio allowing your friends and family to stay on over. Call today to arrange your inspection. Priced at $455,000 - call Sandy Roulston on 0438 506 970 or Glenn Millard on 0437 221 723 from Raine & Horne Noosa Hinterland for further details, call the office on 5485 1788, or drop into the office at 8 Reserve Street, Pomona

Bustling Cooroy - a gourmet chef’s delight

AFTER 16 years working in some of London’s hippest eateries Brisbane born gourmet chef Sharon Verster decided it was time to find a new challenge for herself and her family, a little closer to home. Three years ago, Sharon, her husband Clinton and two sons Angus and Campbell settled on the Sunshine Coast and soon discovered the perfect business opportunity

Sharon – Mulberry Cafe in Cooroy. “I initially worked at what is now the Mulberry Cafe and could not believe how busy Cooroy was during the week. It is not what you would expect of a small country community,” Sharon said. “After six months, we had the opportunity to buy the business and my husband Clinton and I found the new challenge we were looking for.”

The Versters named the business the Mulberry Cafe and it is now a gourmet addition to Cooroy’s cafe scene. “Cooroy is a great place to have a business. We have a butcher two doors away, a fruit and vegetable market three doors away, and a bakery if we need it. It could not be more convenient,” Sharon said. “All the food in

locally sourced, providing the freshest ingredients, which makes it so much easier to produce delicious, tasty gourmet treats for our customers.” The Versters’ love of quality food and coffee and the convenience of local shops is shared by the Cooroy community. Entries in the recent Erindale Park Community Promotion regularly mentioned the quality and diversity of Cooroy’s shopping strip as a highlight. Comments included: “Fantastic shops and friendly people.” “Community spirit, clean air, friendly people, good coffee.” “Nice little shops and eating places.” “It’s not Noosa but has all the shops and much better service.” Wythes Real Estate representative Samantha Hargrave said the lifestyle on offer in Cooroy was very popular, particularly with young families.

“Cooroy offers everything people are looking for. Business opportunities, open space, proximity to beaches, as well as little luxuries like gourmet cafes and boutiques,” Mrs Hargrave said. “Affordability is a big factor. Cooroy offers great value for money. Families can afford quality homes, as well as open space. “New residential estates like Erindale Park are highly competitive, offering new 4 bedroom homes, complete with landscaped gardens and concrete driveways. “For the same money in Brisbane you would be lucky to get an apartment. It really is a no brainer.” For more information about Erindale Park visit the website www.erindalepark.com.au and sign up for regular updates via our Enewsletter or contact Samantha Hargrave at Wythes Real Estate on 0417 750 507.

$

24,990

2010 Honda CR-V 4x4 Wagon White, 4 Speed Automatic, 102,900kms

$

4 ,750

1999 Honda CR-V 4x4 Wagon White, 5 Speed Manual, 296,751kms

$

14,990

2008 Mazda 3 Maxx Sport Hatchback Silver, 4 Speed Auto, 57,370kms

$

12,990

2009 Kia Cerato SLi TD Sedan Black, 4 Speed Auto, 50,209kms

www.cooroyrag.com.au

Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 15


news

COOROY RAG Best friends forever

Why rent when you may be able to buy? With Interest rates currently at historical lows this might be the time to move into or review your position in the property market. • First Home Buyers • First Time Investors • Commercial and Business Finance • Debt Reduction Techniques • Wealth Creation Strategies

For a Free consultation please contact Your local Finance Specialist,

Shelley Boesten 0400 700 886 or email shelley@compasshomeloans.com.au Australian Credit Licence number 391237, Credit Representative Number 445882 www.compasshomeloans.com.au

Happy Birthday Elly Gadd who celebrated her 15th birthday on April 29th

Foot Pain? Have you got your party feet ready for this festive season???

Jacky Irons and Heather Ford

Talk to the Experts

They first met back in 1971 when they were students together at the Dalby Central State School. Together they journeyed together through their school life until they finished their Junior certificate while attending the Dalby State High School. On the final day of school, the bell rang just as it had done for the years of their school life. They hugged each other good bye and parted ways. Many years were to pass until Jacky Irons and Heather Ford had a meeting by chance on facebook. They arranged to meet up and exchange the history of their past from school days and teachers they liked and didn’t like, and what their life experiences have been since that last school bell rang. It is only by chance they found themselves living only a few km’s from each other. Chats on facebook and catching up with each other in town has enriched their friendship once again. The old saying ‘the past will always catch up with you’ is a true and happy event for these two long time friends.

Best wishes to Sherryn Hegarty who celebrated her birthday this month

ITS TIME TO GET YOUR FLU SHOT!

14

$

.50

Walk in, walk out! No appointment necessary Offer available until stocks sold out

SKIN CHECKS Have you had your annual skin check?? Make an appointment to have a thorough check up today. We have doctors who are qualified in advanced skin procedures in order to deliver a quality and reliable outcome for all your skin issues. We have a purpose built operating room for all your skin operations.

PHONE: 5447 6644

We are OPEN MONDAY - FRIDAY 8.00am - 5.30pm SATURDAY 8.00am - 1.30pm

46 Maple Street Cooroy

www.maplestreetsurgery.com.au

Page 16 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

www.cooroyrag.com.au


news

COOROY RAG

Proud Aunty, Sonia Bellingham, shares this photo with us of her niece, Lauren Dawes, who was lucky enough to meet Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their recent visit to Australia. Lauren (standing next to the Duchess), attends Katherine High School, and was one of nine Northern Territory Students selected to represent the Territory at a Royal afternoon tea

Lilly Pilly BOUTIQUE & GIFTS

Sculpture reflects rich agricultural and natural heritage A NEW Kenilworth entry sculpture installed by Sunshine Coast Council reflects the rich agricultural, artistic and natural heritage of the region. Division 10 Councillor Greg Rogerson said the new entry sculpture, inspired by the Mary River, acknowledges the authentic historical and natural heritage of the area through an artistic project. “The artist chosen was acclaimed local artist Cezary Stulgis who has extensive experience on large landscape projects,” Cr Rogerson said. “The final artwork depicts symbolic imagery of local terrain, flora and fauna and is constructed out of sturdy steel designed to give a rustic appearance that will last for many years.

“The sculpture has been installed on the corner of Elizabeth and Charles Street in a prominent position to welcome visitors to the town. Born in Poland, Cezary Stulgis is a sculptor, painter and designer whose highly distinctive work fuses ‘next-level’ aesthetics with classical craftsmanship – a reflection of his artistic roots in the street art movement of the mid-eighties and formal training as a sculptor and painter at the renowned Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Poland. Cezary’s unique style and interdisciplinary skillset has earned him a reputation internationally as a creative and technically proficient professional artist.

All come in matching Gift Box

Follow us on

Open: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm - Sat: 9am-1pm

24 Maple St, Cooroy - 5447 7185

www.cooroyrag.com.au

Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 17


POMONA

news

COOROY RAG

Enter your tug-o-war team for KOM Festival

HARDWARE Tr ue Floral Beauty True

Just for Mum Plants from $7.95

A new team of champions are training for this year’s Wimmers King Of The Mountain Festival on Sunday 27 July 2014. While serious competitors are lining up to take on the mountain, local businesses are invited and encouraged to enter a mixed team of five (including one girl) in a new event the Raine & Horne Corporate Tug O War. Teams already entered in the Raine & Horne Corporate Tug O War are Cooroy Bendigo Bank, Pomona IGA and Wimmers Soft Drink who all look like worthy contenders. Contact Heather to register a team ($50 per team) in this year’s corporate Tug O War event on 041 111 4077. The Wimmers King Of The Mountain festival offers a fun-filled atmosphere with competitions, family entertainment, heritage markets and amusement rides. For the sporting enthusiasts the day is jam packed with events which include Nestle 3km Family Fun Run, Canesaid Primary School Relay, Raine & Horne Tug O War, Zinc 96.1FM Mountain Dash, Skate Park Competition and jam session. Another new event this year is E Fitness 2.5 Pram Push which is proudly sponsored by Erin Yarwood. The Bendigo Bank International Mountain Challenge is scheduled for a 3pm start. Nominations for the main race open from the 14 May and close 16 July. For more details on the day’s event go to our new website www.kingofthemountian.com.au. A special thank you to our website designer, Rebecca Van Straaten from Design Divaz. The Wimmers King Of The Mountain Festival is a project of the Cooroy Pomona Lions Club.

Team Wimmers: Craig Milne, Joesph Ugwonali, Peter Harris, Mick Stansby and Tash Brown

Large Variety of Rose Bushes from $12

Team IGA: Jamie Bingham, Denise Allingham, Tomas Richards, Jimmy Valentine and Romeo Bordignon

COOROORA SCREENS & BLINDS Established 1996 Lic 704038 • Blinds • Rollers • Romans • Venetians • Verticals • Panel Glides • Awnings

Mother ’s Day Sunday 11th May

Team Raine & Horne: Kristin Robinson, Michael Robinson, Sandy Roulston, Brendan Buckingham and Glen Millard.

Team Bendigo Bank: Geoff Edwards, Karl Doss, Barbara Schilds, Len Daddow and Lachlan Manders

E Fitness 2.5 Pram Push Photos courtesy of Jan Wise

OPEN 7 DAYS Shop 2/14 Reserve Street, POMONA

Professional Service & Advice Mon-Fri Sat-Sun

Trading Hours 7.00am - 5.00pm 7.30am - 2.30pm

5485 1351 10 Reserve St Pomona 10 Reserve St Pomona Page 18 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

Manufacturers of INVISIGARD • Marine Grade 316 Stainless Steel Security Doors & Screens

17 Factory St, Pomona 5485 1287 www.cooroorascreensandblinds.com.au

Flowers I Gifts I Fresh Juices I Smoothies Coffee I Tasty Treats I Gluten & Dairy Free www.cooroyrag.com.au


pomona

COOROY RAG

Tall Trees Art Exhibition

Cooking lessons back on at the Community House!

Last year’s People’s Choice winner Lew Brennan COORAN’S annual art extravaganza – the Tall Trees Art Exhibition is on again on the weekend of 17-18 May 2014 showcasing the talents of Cooran and surrounding hinterland artists in our ‘pop up gallery’ in the Cooran Memorial School of Arts in the main street of Cooran. Opening hours for the exhibition are 9am to 5pm all Saturday and Sunday. The official Opening Night is being staged on the evening of Friday 16 May with a preview and creative conversations from 5.30pm followed by guest speakers Councillor Bob Abbot and Matt Holmes from Highly Strung in Eumundi. This will be the 6th Tall Trees Exhibition and this year it will feature some of the previous ‘peoples choice’ award

winners including Lew Brennan and Peter Teakle. Lew is well known on the Coast of course, and has recently had a successful solo exhibition in Mooloolaba. You can come along and vote for your favourite artwork again this year. Also exhibiting are digital photography masters, Rob Roy and Mia Hacker, glass artist Jason Makeig, painters Deb Dougherty, Lynda Black, Noela Flack, Julie Hauritz, Leigh Hooker, sculptors/ceramacists Phil Willy and Faith Robinson, printmaker Shirley Strano, wood turner Jeff Fraser, just to name a few. A diverse and spectacular exhibition built on a strong sense of community and resourcefulness, this Exhibition will showcase a wonderful breadth of creativity and artistic talent in the hinterland.

Chef, Sean Bowman

AFTER a lull in activity down at the kitchen of the Pomona & District Community House, cooking lessons are about to start up again. Long-time chef, Sean Bowman, will be heading up a series of 5 lessons which will cover a variety of themes including hearty casseroles and delicious Thai food. Retired for some years after a career in the food industry spanning over thirty years, Sean says he is looking forward to donning his apron once again and passing on some of his skills. “There’s nothing quite like the aroma of delicious food made with good local products, steaming away on the stove.” The first lesson will be a “hamper scamper” combining foods from the $35.00 food hamper available from Food Connection in Pomona (at the Options 4 U Op Shop in Memorial Avenue) with a few other ingredients. “You don’t need a whole array of expensive, fancy foods to make food taste great”, says Sean, “I’ll show participants some wonderful alternatives. At only $10.00 a lesson for concession card holders and seniors, which includes eating the food we’ve made, the lessons are a really good bargain.” The lessons are as follows: Week 1 Thursday May 22nd – Hamper Scamper Week 2 Thursday May 29th – Curry in a Hurry Week 3 Thursday June 5th – Steamy Casserole Week 4 Thursday June 12th – Delicious Thai Week 5 Thursday June 19th – Scrumptious Vegetarian Venue: Lawson Shed, Memorial Avenue, Pomona Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm Cost: $15.00 per lesson or $10.00 for Seniors and Concession Card holders (food included) Bookings are essential. Phone: 5485 2427

A morning tea of comedy and poetry

John Kenna

ON Wednesday 14th May, visitors to the next ‘Community Connect’ morning tea will find themselves entertained with comedy and poetry. Comedy duo, ‘the Misfits’, will be presenting an assortment of skits which they say are, “short, imaginative acts that are light-hearted, funny, sometimes serious, but always entertaining.” The Misfits, otherwise known as Jim and Helen, started with an idea for a single skit over a year ago and now, they say, ideas come rushing nonstop. ‘Misfits’ have performed at the Cooran Acoustic Night and at other ‘Open Mic’ venues on the Sunshine Coast. Their plan is to present their comedy to a much larger audience. When John Kenna starts talking, you can feel his love and respect of the land and his passion for preserv-

ing the environment. John will tell his story, and use his heartfelt poetry to paint a picture of a world that was - where men and women often did it tough, but where those experiences nurtured strength of character and individuality. Community Connect is an opportunity for locals to speak about or present something that they are passionate about. It’s a chance to meet and to get to know new people in a fun and friendly environment. Morning teas are the second Wednesday of the month. Date: Wednesday 14th May Time: 9.30am – 11.00am Venue: Lawson Shed, Memorial Avenue, Pomona Cost: Gold coin donation includes light morning tea. Bookings: 5485 2427

COOROORA Canine Clipping Professional Dog Grooming • 20 years experience • Kind • Gentle • Patient

Melanie Barnes

5485 0505 71 Tablelands Rd, COORAN

& Cold Cooked Multi Award Winning Sausage Kings Hot BBQ FR EE RAN GE FREE RANG

• Pork & Fennel • Italian • Boerewors • Traditional Beef • Pork • Beef & Guinness • Lamb & Rosemary • Chicken & Chives • Turkey & Apple • Chorizo • Chicken Castello • Preservative Free Beef Sausages

Butcher’s Family Pies . . . Ready to Heat & Eat Come in & “Meat” us

5485 1256 Memorial Avenue, Pomona www.cooroyrag.com.au

Chickens Ava ilable N ow! Now!

Eat the Best & Cleanest Meat in the Hinterland

• Chemical Free • Antibiotic Free • Stress Free • Hormone Growth Promdant Free • Environmentally Friendly Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 19


dining & entertainment Free outdoor movies on the Big Screen

COOROY RAG

BLUE LIGHT

DISCO Held at RSL Memorial Hall ALL AGES

DISCO DATES MAY 17TH JUNE 14TH Theme Cops & Robbers JULY 19TH AUGUST 9TH Theme Pyjama Party SEPTEMBER 6TH OCTOBER 11TH Theme Halloween to be held at Cooroy State School NOVEMBER 8TH Theme Christmas

‘BRAVE’ – 9 May – Cooroy Library Rooftop – 6.30pm(Ish). Cost: Free. The screening of ‘Brave’ is proudly supported by: Hinternoosa Realty, Cooroy Fish n Chips, Chapmans Auto Repairs and Richies Bakery. A bit about ‘Brave’ (PG): Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor, inadvertently unleashes chaos on the kingdom. She must har-

Belli Hall’s Old-time Dance BELLI Hall’s next Old-time Dance will be held on Saturday, 10 May, starting at 7.30 pm. Popular local band, Sunshine Swing, will lead the dancing with future vocalist, Rex Eggmolesse. Join us for an evening of old-fashioned entertainment. All ages and experience welcome. Entry includes a supper - $14 for adults, $5 students, children free. Belli Hall is an alcohol free venue located at 1170 Kenilworth Road, Belli Park. All information contact Margaret on 5447 0175 or visit www.bellihall.com

ness all of her skills and resources – including her clever and mischievous triplet brothers – to undo a beastly curse before it’s too late and discover the meaning of true bravery. ‘Back to the Future – 10 May – Eumundi – 6.30pm(ish). Cost: Entry to the movies is by donation. The screening of ‘Back to the Future’ is proudly supported by: Eumundi Dental, The Green Room, Experience Eumundi and RB Family Law A bit about ‘Back to the Future (PG) Marty McFly, a typical American teenager of the Eighties, is accidentally sent back to 1955 in a plutonium-powered DeLorean “time machine” invented by slightly mad scientist. During his often hysterical, always amazing trip back in time, Marty must make certain his teenage parents-to-be meet and fall in love - so he can get back to the future. For further information, visit www.starrynights.com.au or Facebook: Starry Nights Outdoor Movies or call 0458 128 020.

Wildlife art exhibition POMONA Railway Station Gallery presents Wildlife Art Exhibition 7 June to 3 July in the Carriage room. The exquisite and finely detailed artwork by Susanna Job reflects her passion for wildlife and is a timely reminder to all regarding the fragility of our native flora and fauna. The majority of her work has focused on endangered flora and fauna as she is passionate about conserving what is left of our unique rainforest species. Wildlife Art Exhibition will be at the Pomona Railway Station Gallery in the Carriage Room. Official opening will be on Saturday, 7 June and will run until 3 July.

THE IMPERIAL HOTEL EUMUNDI & DRIVE THROUGH BOTTLE SHOP

+ 2 BOTTLE SHOPS IN COOROY

• RAILWAY SQUARE DIAMOND ST - 5442 6532 • NEXT TO IGA EMERALD ST - 5447 7599

FANTASTIC SPECIALS Valid 3rd May - 16th May Cointreau 700ml .................................................................................. $44.99 Baileys 700ml .......................................................................................$25.99 Grants Whiskey 700ml ...................................................................... $34.99 Woodstock 4.8% 10pk .........................................................................$31.99 Bundy OP 10pk .......................................................................................$39.99 Matua Valley Sauvignon Blanc .....................................................$15.99

“Come and check out the New Green Room! Great food, Great vibe, Two pool tables on the deck and a new kid’s room!

Hope we see you soon!”

VERANDAH BAR & RESTAURANT OPEN 7 DAYS - LUNCH I TUESDAY - SUNDAY DINNER

5442 8811 - Memorial Drive, Eumundi Page 20 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

www.cooroyrag.com.au


COOROY RAG

dining & entertainment Cooroy Originals set to stay up signs and marquees and selling raffle tickets.” Anyone interested in volunteering can send an email with their contact details to advertising@cooroy.com.au and organisers will be in

THE second Cooroy Originals was another huge success with great bands and awesome support from both attendees and businesses who have sponsored the events. Well done to organis-

ers, East Coast Originals and to Cooroy Chamber of Commerce for bringing the format to Cooroy! It’s been confirmed that the plan is for Cooroy Originals to be on every month on the

contact. For all the latest news about Cooroy Originals and other exciting activities in Cooroy make sure you like and follow the Facebook page – w w w. f a c e b o o k . c o m / Cooroy

fourth Sunday from 1pm to 5pm in Apex Park. There will be four awesome bands performing and it will continue to be a great family friendly event powered by donations. “Everyone has really got behind the event and we are really proud that it has been such a success,” said Danielle Taylor, President of the Cooroy Chamber of Commerce. “To keep this fantastic community event running though we need volunteers. Just a few hours of your time will make all the difference. There are all sorts of jobs from distributing posters to helping put

Maison de Provence

Take Mum out to Paris

Open Mon-Sat from 8am Telephone 5472 0077

THE INSIDE WORD ON TRAVEL FOR THE OVER 50S RSL Maple Street 54476131 Bowls Opal Street 54476051

Mother Mother’s’s Day Luncheon Sunday 11th May - 12pm - • Gifts • Prizes • Entertainment

AFTER DARK

FRIDAY 30TH MAY

MAY 9th ............................ RUSTY DOGS MAY 16th .......... SHOTGUN SHACK MAY 23rd ................ LISA COOMBES MAY 30th ........... WAYNE WILTSHIRE

SWIPE YOUR CARD FOR TICKETS EACH MONTH BOOK YOUR TABLE EARLY

MUST BE HERE TO WIN 2 X $1000

Saturday 31st May - Dels Birthday Party Draw Entertainment Ronnie J

LUNCH

MONDAY IS

Meal MEXICAN MONDAY from 6pm Deals MEGA MEAL DEAL

$

Monday-Saturday Steak or Fish Salad & Chips

10

Sunday 18th 18th Sunday @ 3pm Maroochy Country Music

.50 14 Courtesy Bus Thursday - Sunday Nights - Information for Members, Guests and Bona Fide Visitors - www.cooroyrsl.com.au

Tues & Wed Night includes FREE Dessert Wine selection $10 a bottle www.cooroyrag.com.au

$

*excludes Sun & Pub Holidays

LIKE Club Cooroy on Facebook to get all the latest Updates

Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 21


health Yoga is for everyone

COOROY RAG

Strengthen your weaknesses WE are only as strong as our weakest point. If we understand what our weakest point/s are, and how we obtained them, then we can start the journey of making these weak points stronger, said Anytime Fitness trainer, Greg Dolman. “My role with any one that requires my assistance is to first identify the physical weakness and how the weakness is not only affecting the posture, but also how the individuals training is affected. “My technique/s have allowed me to train individuals to rise to world, national, and state titles. Even though I have trained body sculpting competitors to the aforementioned levels,

I have also trained national champions in two other different sports. My proven track record with these athletes only shows that the way I work can certainly be an advantageous experience for those who use my services. “My techniques are also used with clients that need injury rehabilitation, pain management, understanding how emotional stress affects the body, fat loss, improvements with muscle strength/fitness, and postural corrections. With an improvement with the aforementioned areas, the client will have an increased sense of self confidence, self esteem, and self worth. “There are many layers involved with how I put together a clients training program. This is a format that I have developed over my many years of experience with exercise. “With physical weakness, comes emotional weakness. If we identify our emotional weakness and how it affects our body, this will then have a flow on affect throughout different levels of the body. “My technique allows me to communicate with your innate wisdom (or gut feeling) which guides me to what the client really needs to do to move forward with achieving their personal goals. “If you need a different approach to sorting through the layers of emotional and physical imbalances which will give you more of an insight to what your body needs to achieve your personal goals, then allow me to assist you find your way through the information jungle. “See you on the gym floor!”

YOU don’t need to bend like a pretzel to do yoga. If you can breath you can do yoga, says instructor Cydelle Galvin. “It’s true, I hear a lot of people say that they are not flexible enough to do yoga. However flexibility it the result of doing yoga. No one is flexible when they start, but from doing yoga consistently your body begins to become free of stress and tension that is holding it tight and rigid. :There are many types of yoga these days, and some are very challenging and require a lot of strength and flexibility to do it safely. But in Hatha Vinyasa yoga the most important aspect is breathing. “Imagine a whole hour where you are focused on breathing as deeply as you can expanding your lungs and increasing the oxygen, and life force that is coming into your being, while slowing moving your body in easy releasing stretches. “It calms the nervous system, slows down the mind and relaxes the body, just from focused breathing creating more feelings of peace within oneself. We live in such a time of high stress living, even to wake up to an alarm or driving in a car keeps our nervous system in the “fight n flight” mode of anxiety. “For your body to heal itself it needs to be in a place of real relaxation where the mind, body and emotions are all soothed. Lying on the couch watching TV may be resting your body, but it’s keeping your mind stimulated and your nervous system anxious. Hence it is not real relaxation. “Rejuven8 Me Yoga & Pilates focuses on the essence of yoga for well being that is easy for everyone to do even if you have injuries or health problems and especially beneficial for anyone experiencing insomnia.” Call Cydelle on 0423 512 702 to enquire about session times, or see the ad in this edition.

$1000 FREE DENTAL EV ERY 2 YEA RS EVERY YEARS FOR ELI GI BLE KI DS ELIGI GIBLE KIDS FUNDED BY THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT • CHILD DENTAL BENEFITS SCHEDULE •

for more information, to check eligibility and for full terms and conditions please visit: http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicar/child-dental-benefits-schedule or you can access you Medicare online account at my.gov.au or by calling the Medicare general enquiries line on 132011

Dr Wei Shen & Assoc Shop 1 / 13 Garnet St, Cooroy Page 22 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

www.cooroyrag.com.au


health Looking after Mum every day

COOROY RAG THE Friendly team at Coory Family Practice, the 100 % Bulk Billing surgery in Elm Street, is growing all the time. We welcome new Doctors, Dr. Fatma (GP) and Dr. Bob (Paediatrician) Above: L- R Thnee (Reg. Nurse), Kathy (Prac. Mgr), Ruth (Reg. Nurse), Dr. Fatma Peta (reception) Dr. Yaser , Dr. Nadee, Christine (Admin) Insert: Dr. Bob

Expansion and Relocation for Physio Clinic HINTERACTIVE Physio will soon be relocating their expanding clinic to brand new, purpose-built premises in Garnet Street, Cooroy. Owners Craig and Rebecca Steele are excited about the benefits for current and future clients of Hinteractive Physio. In addition to the high quality, hands on physiotherapy service provided, the new clinic will include a pilates and yoga studio, as well as a retail space for health care supplies. Pilates mat classes as well as equipment

classes will be offered throughout the week, at various times including before and after work, as well as Saturday mornings. Yoga and physio-guided strengthening classes will ensure that there is something for everybody. If you would like to register your interest in a class, or keep up to date with the progress of the building, you can check out Hinteractive Physio on facebook, visit the website (www.hinteractivephysio.com.au) or call the clinic on 5442 5556.

Falls Prevention NOOSA Day Respite is conducting a 6 week program for those over 65, or under 65 with a disability. Group sessions are on Wednesdays between 12pm and 1pm and facilitated by a qualified Exercise Physiologist. DVA Goldcard holders will have a 30 minute one on one appointment and are encouraged to participate. Contact the centre on 5329 6175 to register your interest.

AT the Harmony Wellness Centre, we see Mums on a daily basis, often struggling with the demands of modern life, and feeling the strain. A big part of our role is nurturing and nourishing women in mind body and spirit. Be it Bowen Therapy, massage, herbal medicine, flower essences, restoring restful sleep, counselling or beauty therapy, we all have different skills and ways of helping you to feel good. One of the foundations of holistic health philosophy is “Healer as Teacher” – helping to educate you on how you can make simple changes to your everyday lifestyle in order to enjoy better health and harmony. Therefore, as our gift to the Mums in our community, we would like share our combined top tips on how to look after yourself. We are all working Mums ourselves. As such we are not just offering our skills as practitioners to the community, but we also have our own families to tend to. We know first-hand the juggle involved in balancing work, family and social commitments. Carving out time for self care can be last on the list, and have been guilty of not doing so ourselves. We know what happens within our own families at such times. So here are some of the things that we do to look after ourselves, so that we can look after those who rely on us. Hopefully you will be able to include some of them in your own daily routine: Get enough restful sleep; Regular exercise doing something you enjoy; Spend time with supportive and loving friends and family; Have some “me” time every day doing something that brings you joy; Eat healthy home cooked food; Eat something delicious; Take a long bath with candles, essential oils and magnesium; Create Sacred Space at home; Listen to your inner voice; Be grateful for something every day; Be still; Spend time out in nature; Practise self love; Remember to Breathe. Most of all, be yourself – everyone else is taken! Happy Mothers Day from Harmony Wellness Centre, 52 Kauri St Cooroy.

Noosa Bicentennial Hall Monday & Wednesday Yoga 8.30am - 9.30am Pilates on Thursday 7.00am - 8.00am Cooroy Anglican Church Hall Miva St Yoga Tuesday & Wednesday 6.30pm - 7.30pm Dance Studio Upstairs to Anytime Fitness Kauri St Yoga Thursday 9.00am - 10.00am Pilates Tuesday 9.00am - 10.00am

what’s on at Mill Place May / June at the Butter Factory Arts Centre Gallery Open: Tuesday – Friday, 10.00am – 4.00pm & Saturday, 10.00am – noon. For further information please contact the Butter Factory on 5329 6580 or online at: http://www.noosa.qld.gov.au/butterfactory-arts-centre or email gallery@noosa.qld.gov.au to book an event. EXHIBITIONS Journey through Time and Place by the Cooroy Potters and Gubbi Gubbi Gun’Doo Yang’Ga’Man Exhibition Dates: Thursday 10 April – Saturday 10 May One Heart One People One Mob: Jandamarra Cadd Exhibition Dates: Wednesday 14 May – Saturday 5 July Official Exhibition Opening: Friday 16 May, 6.00pm. Free, bookings preferred, all welcome. Cash bar available.Exhibition Guided Tour and morning tea: Friday 23 May, 10.00am. Free, bookings required, all welcome.Jandamarra invites the viewer to explore the depths of the human heart through images of unity, compassion and ceremony. His collection of current and never before seen new works is a visual narrative about the importance of walking together as One People. Collections: Noosa District State High School Exhibition Dates: Wednesday 21 May – Saturday 5 July An exhibition of diverse artworks by Senior Art students of Noosa District State High School embodying considered and highly creative responses to the concept, plethora. Cooroy Fusion Festival Saturday 10 May 9.00am – 3.00pm (extended opening hours) 9.00 -10.30am Gubbi Gubbi workshop – FUN FOR KIDS of all ages! Join the Gubbi Gubbi Dance troop to learn about our local Aboriginal Culture. Join in some Traditional Aboriginal song and dance movement and learn some animal imitation dance. This includes a didgeridoo presentation.9.00 -12.00pm Get Creative – The Butter Factory Arts Centre celebrates children’s creativity through a range of family friendly art activities inspired by the current exhibition Journey Through Time and Place featuring the clay work of the Cooroy Potters. Free face painting for children. All ages welcome. Free event.10.30am – 11.30am Yarnin’ Time with Lyndon Davis and Brent Miller – Join Lyndon and Brent as they talk about revitalising culture through Gubbi Gubbi Gun’doo Yang’ga’man, a research and reconstruction project that is seeing the skills and traditions of bark canoe making relearnt and reinstated by the Gubbi Gubbi people. Come along to share their stories and journey through this amazing cultural experience and listen to their knowledge on local Region and the Gubbi Gubbi/Kabi Kabi people, and local history. An event hosted by the State Library of Queensland.9.00am – 3.00pm Artist Markets – The Butter Factory Arts Centre’s Artist Market celebrates the talent, expertise, creativity, innovation and products of our local artists. Explore the markets and meet artists. Try your hand at a variety of arts and craft, learn new skills from an expert and buy a treasure to take home. 9.00am – 2.00pm Noosa District State High School Year 9 Pottery Display – The students from Noosa District State High School showcase their Journey pots which were inspired by the unique work of the Hermannsburg Potters. Wednesdays (ongoing) 9.30am – 12.30pm

Clay Bodies with Julie Wall (Handbuilding)

Cost: $25 per session plus materialsFor further information and bookings contact Julie on 0402 939 409 or at juliewall.seven@gmail.com

Tuesdays, 20 May-10 June, (Drawing Class) 9.30am – 1.00pm

Drawing Classes with Kerry Wilson (4 weeks)

Cost (Tuesdays): $200 total (excludes materials)

Saturdays, 24 May – 7 June, (Kid’s Class) 10.30am -11.30am (Life Drawing) 12.00 – 3.00pm

Kid’s Drawing Classes with Cost (Saturday – Kid’s Class): $60 total (includes some materials) Kerry Wilson (3 weeks) Cost (Saturday – Life Drawing Class): $180.00 (excludes Life Drawing with Kerry Wilson (3 weeks)

www.cooroyrag.com.au

materials). Cost includes model fee. For further information and bookings (essential), contact Kerry on 0428 502 251 or at kerrywilso1@gmail.com

at the Cooroy Library Thursday 8 May 6-7.30pm

Beyond the Auto Dial Creative Photography

This session is aimed at those who own a DSLR or other fully featured camera and who want to learn what the camera can do, and how they can move beyond the auto dial. The session also covers exposure, composition and other basic techniques. Free. Bookings required. 5329 6555 or www.libraries.noosa.qld.gov.au

Friday 9 May 6.30-9pm

‘Brave’

Rated PG presented by Starry Nights outdoor movies in partnership with Cooroy library. For all ages, no bookings required. Free entry with gold coin donation appreciated. For more information phone Starry Nights on 0458 128 020

Saturday 10 May 9am - 4pm Cooroy Fusion Festival www.cooroyfusionfestival.com.au

With activities and fun for the whole family the festival is now a feature of the hinterland event calendar. As well as showcasing a wide range of speakers, artists and musicians, the festival offers you the opportunity to sample fresh local foods and to shop for locally crafted products. For bookings phone 5329 6555 or www.libraries.noosa.qld.gov.au

9.30 – 10.30am Hidden Gems Online

For Genealogists and Family Historians. Bev Warner of the Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical & Historical Research Group will demonstrate online sites that help locate parishes, towns, photographs and other interesting resources to compliment your family history.Free. Bookings required.

10 – 10.30am Basic Orchid Care with John Green 10 – 10.30am Kindermusik with Verna Hewitt 11 – 11.30am Bazil and Grumble Which Bin is Which?

John Green is currently the President of Noosa District Orchid and Foliage Society where his main role is to nurture and encourage new members. Free. Bookings required.

11am – 12.30pm Discover Earthships

The ultimate sustainable housing. Can you imagine a world where houses were cheap to build, could help provide food for the family, and self-heated or cooled all year round - all while living off the grid? Find out what is happening around the world and here on the sunshine coast with the construction of ecofriendly, sustainable housing. Free. Bookings required. Learn to code and create online games. Designed for teenagers, Scratch 2.0 is an online digital game. Free. Bookings required.

12.30 – 1.30pm Scratch workshop

Incorporates music, movement and early learning development. For ages up to 5 years. In the Children’s area. No bookings required. An interactive theatre presentation incorporating circus and environmental themes. Children up to 12 years. No bookings required.

1 – 2.30pm Growing good health

There are many great benefits to growing your own fresh food and connecting with nature. In this presentation Cath Manuel, from ‘Soil to Supper’ will share ideas and inspirations to improve health and well-being through organic gardening activities.Free. Bookings required.

1.30 – 2.30pm Pokemon Club

Bring your cards. Come dressed as your favorite character. Prizes to be won. No bookings required

Technology Tutorials

Free. Bookings required. 5329 6555 or www.libraries.noosa.qld.gov.au

Computers for Beginners

Thursday 8 May 9-10.30 - Basic computer skills: terminology; using the mouse; files and folders; printing and saving Thursday 15 May 9 – 10.30am - What the Internet is, and the basics of surfing and searching the Internet. Monday 19 May 9.30-11am - iPad for internet, email, photos, connecting with family and friends, reading books etc

Internet for Beginners Discover the iPad

Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 23


health Breaking free from aches and pain

COOROY RAG

19th-25th May

The team at Intouch Physio and Musculoskeletal Clinic CHRONIC pain is an enormous growing public health issue, says Soft Tissue Therapist Bec Mills from In Touch Physio and Musculoskeletal Clinic, Cooroy. “One in every five Australians lives with chronic pain including adolescents and children. “The most common problems experienced by my patients over the past 8 years stem from biomechanical imbalances. When certain groups of muscles are over used, and other groups of muscles are under used, the body tends to develop various compensatory patterns. These patterns can lead to all kinds of complaints involving the musculoskeletal system and impact the quality of our lives. Musculoskeletal pain can occur for a variety of reasons; repetitive actions and tired posture are the two most common causes of musculoskeletal dysfunction I see in clinical practice. “Typically, those suffering from ongoing joint stiffness, muscle tightness and body aches will often experience neck and shoulder, lower back and hip pain, difficulty sleeping and decreased movement and mobility. “In good cases, treatment might be as simple as musculoskeletal assessment, soft tissue therapy or remedial massage coupled with self-care homework such as stretching and Pilates exercises. In more complex cases, a comprehensive treatment plan involving a multi-modality approach such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Osteopathy and Chiropractic Therapy may be required. “Understanding the role of core muscles groups, learning the benefits of exercise techniques such as stretching and strengthening is a great start to addressing the everyday pain that so many people “just put up

with. You might be surprised to know that the majority of chronic musculoskeletal pain can be resolved by correcting core imbalances. This involves identifying weak underused muscles so they can be strengthened, and identifying the tight over worked muscles, so they can be lengthened. Achieving optimal balance between strong and weak muscles requires dedication to treatment plans, exercising regularly and a healthy work life balance. Having a careful assessment and the right treatment plan from an experienced professional can make all of the difference.” What to avoid when experiencing chronic pain: Delaying treatment – getting the problem looked at quickly will help reduce your recovery time; Single-focused treatment – ensure to get assessed by a professional who is open to referring you to other modalities as this may be required; A short term recovery plan – the root cause of chronic musculoskeletal pain should always be explained to you; ensure you have a long term plan to correct the root cause of the injury. Pilates can be one of the most effective treatments for chronic pain as it strengthens the whole body from the inside to out. At the In Touch Pilates Studio, Pilates programs can be tailored for each and every individual. Soft Tissue Therapy/Physiotherapy: At In Touch Physio and Musculoskeletal Clinic, our sole focus is on understanding your pain, past and present, and designing the right treatment plan that will reduce or eliminate your pain. Come and visit outr modern new premises next to the BP in Opal Street. To make an appointment with one of our trained specialists, or to simply learn more about the variety of treatments and Pilates classes timetables call 5442 5666 or visit us online at our new website - www.intouchclinic.com.au

COMING SOON: New Premises Pilates & Yoga Classes

Hinteractive Physio 5442 5556

Page 24 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

Keep Up-to-date

www.cooroyrag.com.au


health Noosa Hinterland

COOROY RAG

Live better, we’ve got your back Massage - the No.1 Gift for Mother’s Day!

LOCAL Chiropractors are behind Spinal Health Week 2014 to promote the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. Australians are living longer and we want to be healthy, active and capable of enjoying those extra years. Unfortunately, back pain is one of the top three causes of disability in Australia. Instead of enjoying retirement when you plan for it, back pain can force some people into early retirement, which could cause the loss of income and quality of their retirement years. Over a quarter of a million Australians are being forced into early retirement because of back pain or arthritic pain. Back pain is a common ailment for the Cooroy and the Noosa Hinterland residents and one in eleven residents can be expected to have back problems this year. Seeing a chiropractor can help reduce your back pain and correct your posture, which may prevent you from retiring too early. Chiropractic care is an effective management of different types of back pain. The Live Better, We’ve Got Your Back campaign launches Spinal Health Week (19-25 May, 2014), a national campaign by the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (CAA), to draw attention to the size of the problem of back pain and the importance of living a healthy lifestyle in Australia. Local chiropractor Dr Adam Roache has called upon Cooroy and Noosa Hinterland residents to take up the chal-

www.cooroyrag.com.au

lenge of improving their lifestyle habits to better care for their backs. “Improving our postural fitness, such as not sitting down for too long, sitting correctly, and using proper techniques when bending or lifting can help to avoid damage to your spine, “ Dr Adam said. “Proper posture keeps everything in its natural position which reduces wear and tear of joints and relieves stress, improves health and enhances your appearance”. Putting up with back pain can lead to avoiding exercise and physical activity, and the effects can lead to mental health issues (including depression), and dissatisfaction in the workplace. “Low self-esteem can affect the way we feel about our bodies, including the way we carry ourselves,” Dr Adam says. “Poor posture places strain on the spine, thereby leading to potential back pain and poor spinal health.” Ways to improve your posture include: Try standing when you’re on the phone for extended periods; During meetings take regular stretch breaks; While you’re working at your computer take short breaks to stretch and stand; Check and adjust your position regularly; Take the stairs instead of the elevator where possible. Dr Adam is offering free, no-obligation posture assessment. Contact Life Enhancing Chiropractic, 5472 0808, 7 Garnet Street Cooroy to make an appointment.

DID you know that according to some polls, a Massage is Mum’s number 1 gift choice for Mother’s Day - beating even flowers and chocolates! Massage is perhaps one of the oldest healing traditions. Many cultures including the Ancient Greeks, Egyptians, Chinese & Indians were convinced of the therapeutic properties of massage & used it to treat a variety of ailments. The skin is the largest organ of the human body and is packed with nerve endings. Massage works by soothing soft tissue and encouraging relaxation. Massage is especially effective in treating ‘vicious cycle’ complaints. For instance, a tension headache is often self-sustaining because the pain makes the sufferer clench the affected muscles even harder. This, in turn, creates more pain. A thorough neck and shoulder massage can release muscle tension and break the pain cycle. For treatment of disorders, modern studies have shown that massage can be used to successfully treat a broad variety including: Anxiety, Arthritis, Back or neck pain, Soft tissue injuries, Chronic pain, Constipation, Depression, Headache, High blood pessure, Insomnia. One of the immediate benefits of massage is a feeling of deep relaxation and calm. This occurs because massage prompts the release of endorphins, the brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) that produce feelings of wellbeing. Levels of stress hormones, such as adrenalin, cortisol and norepinephrine, are also reduced. Some of the 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, Speedier healing of soft tissue injuries, Heightened mental alertness, Reduced anxiety and depression. Maple St Acupuncture & Natural Medicine offers Remedial, Sports, Reflexology, Pregnancy, Baby massage, Therapeutic (Swedish) and Aromatherapy. We are currently offering a special so you can get a 30min massage for only $35! Health Fund rebates may apply. To book or enquire ph (07) 5442 5526.

Denture Services

New dentures Repairs Relines Personalised Natural look All Health Funds & Veteran Affairs Phone Tony for appointment

Shop 7 Railway Square Diamond Street, Cooroy

Ph: 5442 5753

Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 25


TRADES & SERVICES DIRECTORY AIR CONDITIONING

ELECTRICAL SERVICES

CARPET CLEANING

Cooroy Eumundi

Stevens

CARPET

5440 5431 0419 555 366

• Free Design & Quote • Split & Ducted System Installs • Breakdown & Service Specialists • 18 Years’ Experience • All Work Guaranteed • All Rubbish Removed

AUTO ELECTRICIAN

Electrical Services

CLEANING Cooroy

0419 653 132

• Domestic • Commercial • Industrial • Car Interiors • Upholstery • Fabric Protection

Ceiling Fans • Safety Switches

0409 954 228

Sales@jandrhomes.com.au

Lic No.60015

www.jandrhomes.com.au

ABN: 85155466309 - QBSA: 1259859

ELECTRICAL SERVICES

CAR PARTS

LANDSCAPING

Bruce Forsyth

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS CN 70343

• Overhead & Underground Power • Pump Repairs • Phone Installations • Domestic & Commercial

Elona Bosboom

15B Factory Street, POMONA

0408 713 261

PH: 5485 2524

BACKHOE & BOBCATS

ROB: 0407 318 285 JEFF: 0401 385 320

Ph 5447 7251 Fax 5447 6134

Rod Stevens

Builders Pty Ltd SPECIAL ON BATHROOM RENOVATIONS - FROM $6,900

Richard Oxborough

STEPHEN COOK AUTO ELECTRICS • Auto Airconditioning Service • EFI Diagnostics & Repairs • Breakdown Service • Batteries, Starters, Alternators • Automotive, Industrial & Agricultural

HOME RENOVATIONS

CLEANING

• Landscape Design & Construction • Retaining Walls • Drainage Solutions • Original Ideas & Professional Service • Structural Landscaper’s Licence 893465

Unit 1/25 Garnet St, Cooroy

Mobile: 0416 241 261

EXCAVATIONS

LANDSCAPING

HIGH PRESSURE CLEANING ALL AREAS

• TRACK BOBCAT • 4T EXCAVATOR • 10m TIPPER • 3T VIBRATING ROLLER • Rockbreaker • Rockgrab • Post-hole Augers • Trencher • Rippers • Levelling Bar

BUILDERS

• Driveways • Roofs • Graffiti removal • All mould removal • Gutter cleaning • House washing • Pergolas • Pool area • Shop fronts • Rubbish removal • Local company LAWN AND GARDEN SERVICES Fully insured Eco Friendly Products 10 % Pensioner Discount

0427 426 598 www.qldmouldsolutions.com.au ross@sunearthservices.com

COMPUTER SOLUTIONS

CUSTOM BUILT PC’S FOR HOME, OFFICE AND GAMING Maintenance – Virus Removal Printers - Parts - Upgrades – Networks – Installations

BUILDERS

BUILDER

Graham Williams

0418 710 222 • Maintenance • Reno’s

20 Years Experience

Sean Morrow

0411 312 284 - 5485 0525 www.oneearthlandscaping.com.au QBSA Lic no. 1119365

FENCING

MOWING

FENCING INNOVATIONS

SUNSHINE COAST

We do the lot!

• Paling • Pool • Glass • Retaining Walls • Colorbond • Dog Fence • Tennis Court Specialist

MOWING & PROPERTY MAINTENANCE • Residential • Commercial • Small Acreage Properties

Servicing Cooroy, Noosa & Surrounding Hinterland Properties

98 Maple Street, Cooroy Qld 4563 Ph (07) 5329 0059 • Mobile 0438 196 113 www.craine.com.au email : russell@craine.com.au

Phone Rodger 0421 769 721 - 5473 5227 BSA No: 1110445

Damien Pippos 5472 0000 - 0403 086 807

CONCRETING

GARDENING

PAINTING

PORTERS

CONCRETING SERVICES

20 Years Experience

Servicing all Local Areas • Driveways • Shed Slabs • Tennis Courts • Exposed Aggregate Specialists

Phone Andrew

ABN 96376765433

5447 0345 0409 212 142

BUILDERS

CURTAINS & BLINDS

grahamjwilliams@hotmail.com

All aspects of landscaping & gardening with a CREATIVE, ORGANIC approach

abn 28772832810

Mobile: 0412 909 112

QBSA 605970

GARDENING

SPECIALISED MOWING • Catcher mowing for large or small properties • Ride on mowing • Garden maintenance & clean ups FREE NO • Hedging • Spraying & weeding OBLIGATION • Whipper snipping • Edging QUOTES • Rubbish removal and more… • Pensioner Discount Available

Clayton J Francis QBSA LIC NO 531482

MEMBER MASTER PAINTERS AUSTRALIA PO Box 17, Cooroy Qld 4563

0408 915 527

PH: 5447 7383 - Mobile: 0418 715 114

HANDYMAN

PAINTING

Fully Insured and ABN registered

Email:francps@bigpond.net.au

Cooroy Handyman Service Servicing Noosa Hinterland

Curtains & Soft Furnishings Maker of Curtains, Cushions & Roman Blinds Kathryn Leitch

5442 5723 0407 131 649 Page 26 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

• Carpentry • Concreting • Tiling • Termite Repairs • Plastering • Cubbyhouses • Patch & Paint Walls • Roofing & Guttering • Patios & Decks • Fencing & Retaining Walls • Mobile Welding • Doors & Locks QBSA Licensed • 20 years experience • No job too small • We love Referrals

Tristan R ankine Rankine

Licensed Carpenter & Joiner QBSA 744858

0427 764 038 cooroyhs@gmail.com

No job too big or small Free Quotes • Domestic & Commercial • New & Repaints • Specialising in • Queenslander’s - decks & all timber coatings • Roof painting & restoration • High pressure cleaning

PH: 5485 1972

QBSA 1129706

Cooroy

email: br.paintingservice@live.com.au

www.cooroyrag.com.au


TRADES & SERVICES DIRECTORY PEST CONTROL

SLASHING

PUMPS

TROPHIES & ENGRAVING

Bruce Forsythe

COOROY PUMPS

• Spraying • Ripping • Mulching • General Tractor Work • 25 Years Experience

SALES & SERVICE

Call: 5472 0141 Email: info@cooroypestcontrol.com www.cooroypestcontrol.com

PHONE & COMPUTER CONNECTIONS

ALL TYPES OF PHONE POINTS

• Bedroom • Garage • Computer Points • Fax • Repairs

ALL PUMP REPAIRS AGENTS FOR • DAB • ONGA Unit 1/25 Garnet St, Cooroy Call Bruce

DAVE RAYMONT 5485 5021 • 0412 624 351

0408 713 261

• Engraving & Laser Engraving • Sports Awards/Trophies • Customised Stamps • Name Badges/ID Cards • Promotional Items

PHONE: 5449 8887 4/10 Venture Drive, Noosaville sales@noosatrophycentre.com www.noosatrophycentre.com

TRUCK HIRE

SMASH REPAIR

REMOVALS

POMONA TILT & CRANE TRUCK HIRE

COMBINED COASTAL

REMOVALS SERVANTS TO THE SUNSHINE COAST

Cars Machinery Containers

• MINI & WAREHOUSE STORAGE • LOCAL & INTERSTATE & PACKING • FREE QUOTES

PHONE PAUL 0403 219 606

OWEN 5447 6916 FAX 5447 7645

Cnr Johnson Court & Jarrah Street Cooroy Q 4563 Fax: 5442 5982 csr@spiderweb.com.au

PLASTERERING

RUBBISH REMOVAL

TELEVISION / ANTENNA

PLASTERER

SWIFT SKIPS

Graeme Collett

Quality Workmanship Renos & Repairs

0419 471 560

Installations

• TV Antennas • Tuning and Set up • TV • Recorders • HiFi

Locally owned and operated

PLUMBING

SCREENS-BLINDS-AWNINGS

TELEVISION / ANTENNA

Cooroy Plumbing Services

COOROORA SCREENS & BLINDS

After hours & weekends 0418 711 438 QBSA No: 50098

★ Water Deliveries ★ Sand & Gravel, etc ★ Tip Truck, Grader & Low Loader Hire

Manufacturers of Stainless Steel Security Screens & Doors • AWNINGS • VENETIANS • ROLLER BLINDS • ROMAN BLINDS • PANEL GLIDES

FREE QUOTES QBSA Lic No 704038

Ph: 5447 6229

5485 1287 SEPTIC TANK

TREE SURGEON

Cooroy-Tewantin

SUTTON’S CLEANING SERVICE

Acer Tree Services

•Treatment Plant Servicing • Plumbing & Drainage • Backflow Prevention Perry Gould

Adrian Black

0408 871 002

0438 588 289

BSA 1092904

BSA 1053652

Phone Owen Meekins dip ARB/HORT,LLB

PH: 0409 278 659 Septic Tanks, Grease Traps, Oil Arrestors, Liquid Waste

PH: 5447 6477

0418 713 244

PLUMBING

SLASHING

PLUMBING

Slashing

• Plumbing • Draining • Gas Fitting • Septic & Treatment Services

DOMESTIC • COMMERCIAL • INDUSTRIAL •Maintenance • New Homes • Renovations • Roofing

Brad Pentelow

0427 471 954 QBSA LIC NO: 044 507

www.cooroyrag.com.au

Steve Pont

• Large & Small acreages • Experienced Owner/Operator

For your next Slashing job call Slasher Steve

SERVICING ALL AREAS

0408 915 124

WATER DELIVERIES

Certified Arb, since 1992

Locally Owned & Operated - 30 years Experience

www.suttonscleaning.com.au

WATER DELIVERIES

Bonnell Bros.

17 Factory Street Pomona

PLUMBING

Treatment Plant Services

TYRE & MECHANICAL

Antenna

• 2 mtr • 4 mtr • 6 mtr

grcollett@outlook.com

Call 5442 6788

0419 780 747

Digital

1 Jarrah St. Cooroy

Prompt Service PH: 0413 699 572

RELIABILITY is our TRADEMARK All Plumbing, Drainage & Gas Fitting For a fast, friendly & efficient service

5485 1613

Paul Best

Phone: 5442 5844 Mobile: 0417 786 776

Free Quotes

Stan Kidd

20 Years Experience WATER DELIVERIES ALL EXCAVATION MOWING & SLASHING COMPLETE PROPERTY SERVICES

Carrying out all aspects of Tree Surgery & Arboriculture: * Crown Reductions * Thinning * Lifting * Shaping * General Pruning * Felling & Removal * Tree Selection * Consultation & General Advice

Enquiries Phone Paul 0409 470 399

TREE SURGEON

WATER TREATMENT

Ph/Fax: 5442 8122

Tenzing Tree Climbing Services • • • •

Felling Crown Reductions Detailing/Trimming Removals

• • • •

Mulching Firewood Full Insurance Qualified Advice

Brett Gowen

0422 868 911 - 5441 5997 Helping trees live with people

FREE QUOTES Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 27


Classifieds Church Notices

COOROY RAG Volunteers Required

2 Up - 2014

Urgently Needs Volunteers Do you have a couple of hours to spare each week or fortnight. Pomona Meals on Wheels needs deliverers, office and kitchen help. If you would like to help phone 54851777 between 8a.m. -12noon, Mon.Wed.Fri. or email us: mowp@bigpond.com. We would love to hear from you.

For Sale The 2 Old Ladies at the Tea Shop in Pomona are retiring. Anyone interested in taking over ? Contact Jackie 5485 0746 after 5pm Public Notice

Uniting Church in Australia Cooroy/Pomona

SUNDAY SERVICES 8.00am - Cooroy - 51 Maple St 9.30am - Pomona - 27 Factory St

PH: 5447 6152 Anglican Parish of Cooroora Pomona - Rectory St - Sunday 7.30am Cooroy - Tewantin Road - Sunday 9.30am Kin Kin - Main St - 10.00am (1st Sunday of the Month) For more info call Rev Jillian Moses 5485 1218

9.30am Family Service Every Sunday

Church Notices

Contemporary worship & teaching Incredibles Children’s Program from toddlers to primary school age Refreshments after the service - People of all ages welcome -

Catholic Church

HEALING MEETINGS - 1st SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH

Mass Times

113 Marara Street Cooroy 4563 www@hinterland.org.au 07 5447 7797 Assemblies of God Church

Sacred Heart Cooroy 63 Maple St Sat evening 5.30pm Tuesday 8.30am

St Patrick’s Pomona

CHRISTIAN OUTREACH CENTRE POMONA SUNDAY SERVICES Pomona Community Hall - Reserve Street

9.30-11am Family Service *Contemporary Music *Teaching *Kids Church

1 Church St Sunday 8am Wednesday 5.30pm Parish Office 54471188 Parish Priest - Fr Mark Franklin Email: admin@noosacatholic.com The Church of United Spiritualism of Australia Clairvoyance - Guest Speakers - Healing Meditations COOROY - QCWA Hall Maple Street Wednesdays 7.00pm Rev Kathy McVann - 0414 972632

FOOD & DRINKS AFTER SERVICE ENQUIRIES: Snr Pastor Joy & Allan Cross 0412 972 744 joycross@livinghopechurch.org

Also ‘Options 4 U’ OPSHOP 1 Memorial Ave, Pomona - PH: 5485 0206 - 0412 972 744 Page 28 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

What’s On

COOROY MARKET Held at RSL Memorial Hall Maple Street, Cooroy

Every Thursday 8am - 1pm Crafts, Clothes, Bric-a-Brac, Plants, Fruit & Vegs, Jewellery, Books and Flowers. Organic Dried Foods, DVDs & Reflexology Equipment

Contact Tilly 0418 793 962

SUNRISE SPIRITUALIST CHURCH

Annual General Meeting

Tinbeerwah Hall. cnr Sunrise & Noosa /Cooroy rds. 2nd &4th Sundays 10am. Reverend Laine Harry. - meet like minded people.

It will be held at The Den, 2 Mary River Road Cooroy, 2 pm until 3.30 pm on Saturday the 31st of May.

Cooroy Scout AGM

COOROY RAG Community Newspaper ABN 13 863 064 712,

Published every 3 weeks by Cooroy Community Newspaper Incorporated trading as Cooroy Rag 7000 copies distributed Opinions expressed by contributors to Cooroy Rag are not necessarily those of the editor or the publisher and publication of advertisements implies no endorsement by the publisher

Our next edition is May 28 Deadline for copy is May 19 www.cooroyrag.com.au


sport

COOROY RAG

Impact made at National Titles

Sam Cameron-Hands, Ben Cameron-Hands, Cian Jones, Payton Aird-Cardiff THE Impact Boxing Academy definitely made an IMPACT at the 2014 National Australian Titles held in Perth this month. The Impact Box-

ing Academy won 3 Gold and 1 Silver from the 5 boxers that competed. Ben Cameron- Hands won his second Australian title in as many

claim his second Australian title. Ben then challenged the older 38kg junior Australian champion Dechlan Powell from W.A. Benny outboxed his older opponent to win a split points decision. Payton Aird-Cardiff won her 54 kg under 15 female Australian Title by way of a walk over as there were no other opponents at that weight. Payton then stepped up to the 57kg division to challenge the Australian champion Chloe Town. Both girls boxed extremely well with Chloe being awarded the bout with a split points decision. Taylah Robertson (not present for the photo) won her 48kg junior female Australian title with a majority points decision over Lolli Medcalf from NSW Taylah’s footwork & continual pressure was to much for Lolli to handle.. Cian Jones won the silver medal in his 40kg bout against Jay Fawcett

from NSW. This bout was action packed as both boys had their moments. Fawcett was awarded the decision by way of a split points decision. Sam Cameron-Hands was extremely unlucky to be eliminated in his semi final bout. Sam’s opponent was Bailey Seabourne from Tasmania. Sam started in his usual aggressive manner & had Bailey on his back foot for the most of round 1. Round 2 seen the tides turn a little as Bailey came out the more aggressor. With one round each under their belt the boys came out for round three knowing that whoever won this round would win the fight and move into the finals. Both boys gave it their all until the final bell. In a decision that could have gone either way, Bailey was awarded the win with a split points decision. “I am so proud of these kids and what they have

achieved,” said coach Mark Evans. They have earned their spot on the Queensland team and have climbed onto the National stage to compete against the best boxers in the country. Just being here is an achievement regardless of the result. To win gold here is to be the best in the country and it doesn’t get any bigger than that. In true Impact style Benny and Payton were not happy with a walk over so they both challenged the Australian Champions in different divisions just to get fights. “Win, lose or draw its all about learning and gaining the experience needed to constantly keep improving and these kids are improving beyond my wildest expectations. I would also like to thank everyone for their continued support, your support means the world to these kids and myself. Thankyou Cooroy!”

years. Ben won by way of a walk over in his 38 kg division as there where no other opponents at that weight in the under 15 category to

Alec “The Annihilator” digs deep for victory ALEC “The Annihilator” Aird-Cardiff showed the crowd exactly what he is made of when the Impact crew travelled to Bundaberg last month. Alec was struck with a crippling low blow in round one which he took an eight count for and managed to recover from and then finish the round with some superb combinations. Towards the end of round two he started dry retching and only just made it to the final bell. He had started feeling a little unwell prior to the fight but in typical Alec fashion he assured me that he was fine and still wanted to fight. I offered him the chance to end the fight right there and then to which he assured me he had one more round left in him and he would be fine. With that being said and done Alec came flying out of his corner to give it his all. Both boys threw everything that they had left in them until the final bell rang. With nothing left in the tank Alec’s hand was raised in a split points victory. “Words cannot describe how proud I am of Alec. He has shown us that he can dig deep & when the odds are against him he can overcome adversity and taste victory. Something rarely found in a boxer of his young age,” coach Mark Evans said.

www.cooroyrag.com.au

Alec with fellow boxer, supporter and sister Payton Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 29


sport

COOROY RAG

Lions set to roar at the Mountain • 8 Tonne Crane • 10m3 Tipper (with Drop Sides) • Loading Ramps (10 Tonne) • Flat Top 6.5 Metre Long • Hydraulic Log Grab (Hydraulic Rotation)

Phone Bill

5472 0186 - 0427 324 976

THURSDAY MAY 8TH will see the Brisbane Lions visit Pomona Cooroy AFL at the foot of the Pomona Mountain. Pomona Cooroy AFL club have received notification that they have been one of a select few to receive a visit from the Brisbane Lions this season. Capping off what has been a tremendous start to the season by the Demons. With up to four members of the AFL club planning a meet and greet with all players as well as involving themselves in the training session. 2014 has started with a tremendous growth in numbers with records be-

A.B.N. 16143 000 828

COOROY AUTO WRECKERS & ENGINE CENTRE

ing set in most age divisions. Early results see our U16 side undefeated leading up to the Easter break. Coach Bill Magin continues to produce the magic moulding a great team unit. Congats to Cody Burdan for being selected in the highly credited U16 rep side the Sunshine Coast Power. The club under 14 side is also coming together and have only tasted defeat once leading into Easter, This group of never say Demons have fought back from as much as 4 goals down to win some exciting games. With great coaching and some very good girls in the team their season is also off to a tremendous start. Under 12s are sitting high on the ladder enjoying a great team atmosphere and tremendous parent support. These guys are a treat to watch as they play a high skilled brand of football for such a young side. They really enjoy their football and are a credit to their coach and families. Our youngest U8 and U10 Demons have performed well at all games this season including the pre-season carnival at Mudjimba. They have also had the exciting Gabba expe-

rience of playing during the half time break at the LIONS V GEELONG game. These guys are our future Demons and it is great to see them receiving great coaching from Paul and Mick. Pomona Cooroy Demons is a family focused club and always promotes family involvement in their children’s football career. If anyone wishes to watch great junior football you are welcome to visit our beautiful facility under the shadow of Pomona Mountain.

Record numbers at the Demons Den • NEW & USED PARTS • ENGINE RECOND • ALL MECHANICAL REPAIRS • CYLINDER HEAD REPAIRS • FULL FITTING SERVICE AVAILABLE • FREE WRECK REMOVAL

PHONE 5447 6033 COOROY MOUNTAIN RD, COOROY

MOTOR TRADERS ASSN OF QLD

SauersLocally Produce & Garden Centre Owned & Operated FENCING

GARDE N PRODU CTS Huge range of • Produce • Stockfeed • Animal Health • Irrigation • Fencing • Fertilisers • Tools • Pet Accessories • Nursery • Garden Products & much more!

PRODUCE

THERE’S a surge in popularity for AFL in the Noosa Hinterland. The Pomona Cooroy Demons have seen record sign on numbers for 2014 with all teams having a great start to the season. After a bye in round 1 the U16s had a solid win against Bribie Island in round 2. Round 3 saw AFL at its finest with a hard fought battle against Caloundra. A quiet first half from Pomona saw us down by 38 points at half time. The action picked up in the third quarter with Pomona kicking 7 goals, 1 point to Caloundra’s 1 goal, two points. An intense final quarter saw the score drawn with two minutes to go. Great team work from

Pomona saw one more goal across the line with less than a minute to go to see the Dees win by a goal. We’ve seen some great action from the U14s with two wins and one loss so far. The U12s are sitting on top of the ladder with three healthy wins to start the season. And the U8s and U10s are full of energy and giving it 100%. The season has also started for the Seniors and the Masters. After a bye in round 1 the Seniors gave it everything in round 2 to beat Bribie Island 107 to 37. Best players for Pomona - S. Maxfield, L.Magin, J. Fitzpatrick, D. Ferris, D. Maxfield, A. Watson

Cooroy Tennis

Cooroora United home games

JOIN us for mixed social tennis on Sunday 1 June at 3pm. Balls provided. Cost is $2 for members and $5 for non members. The Club encourages anyone interested in playing tennis to come along to social tennis held every Tuesday Thursday 8am and the first Sunday of each month at 5pm. Casual court hire is also available almost any time. For further information contact our committee members, Fraser 5485 1942, Dorelle 5447 6674, Alan 5447 6270, Brian 5447 7173, Helene 5447 6945, Julia 5442 6776, Lyn 5447 0182, Nick 5442 6723 or Noelene 5485 1942 or Rob Schmitt and Di Peterson are our professional coaches. Contact Rob on 0431 386 333 or Di on 0478 127 619 if you would like private coaching.

DROP into the Wombat Den to cheer on our local soccer players. Thursday, May 8, Cooroora 4th Div Men vs Noosa Lions, 6.30pm. Friday, May 9th, Cooroora Women Blue vs Maroochydore, 6.30pm; Cooroy Women Red vs Buderim, 8.15pm. For all fixtures and results visit Sunshine Coast Football website http:// www.foxsportspulse.com/ assoc_page.cgi?c=19393-0-0-0&a=COMPS

NURSERY

24 HOUR TOWING AVAILABLE PHONE ALEX BLACK 0400 544 951 UPGRADED TO THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY

SIVE EXTENF EQUINE EO RANGRODUCTS P

HEALTH ANIMAL

SPRAY UNITS

13 Diamond Street, Cooroy • Ph: 5442 5933 • Fax 5442 5911 Trading Hours Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.00pm Sat 8.30am-12.30pm

Page 30 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

Respected LOCALS servicing the Cooroy Community

Cnr Johnson Court & Jarrah St, Cooroy

Phone Tom & Debbie 5442 5088 www.cooroyrag.com.au


sport

COOROY RAG

Under 10 Champions!

NOOSA Touch had nine junior teams travel to Caboolture last month to contest the Sunshine Coast and Fraser District Regional Championships. The boys and girls teams competed in divisions ranging from Under 10’s right through to Under 18’s. It was a great event with all teams enjoying the day, tasting success in the round games and progressing to at least the quarter final stage. Congratulations to the Under 10, 12 and 16 boys for making the grand final. It was a

case of so close for the Under 12’s (6-4) and Under 16’s (4-3) with both teams going down against old foes Caboolture. Then we move on to our Regional Champions the Under 10 boys. They had a strong win (9-5) against Kingaroy. The game was try for try until the Noosa boys stepped it up and ran away with it. They were undefeated all day and had a ton of fun both on and off the field. Thanks to everyone who made the day such a happy and successful event.

Send all your Sporting News and Pictures to editorial@cooroyrag.com.au Deadline for our next edition is May 19

Gymnast of the Month

CHARLOTTE is our Cooroy Gymnastic’s development Gymnast of the Month. Charlotte is four years old and started gymnastics in February when she came along to a “try a sport day”. When she saw other children doing gymnastics she wanted to join in straight away. Her favourite things to do at gymnastics are log rolls and swinging on the ropes (Charlotte is the best pirate when we practice swinging out to our pirate ship). Gymnastics is Charlotte’s first sport and she loves to learn new skills and having fun.

All Cooroy Businesses Great Sponsorship Packages Available NOW

Myall St, Cooroy 5447 6258

Specialising in Domestic, Commercial, Industrial, New work & Repairs

Roofs, Roller Doors & Hi Pressure Cleaning! For a Quality Finish Call Mark

mob: 0403 264 048 fax: 5442 6093 email: evanspainting@live.com.au BSA 727850

Tel: 5470 0750

www.johnmadilltoyota.com.au

Noosa Auto Park. Corner Eumundi & Lionel Donovan Dr, Noosaville

www.cooroyrag.com.au

Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014 - Page 31


Have you tried the New

Page 32 - Cooroy Rag, May 7, 2014

Chicken from our Deli Department

www.cooroyrag.com.au


Cooroy rag may 7 2014