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Council sacks 63-year-old man Outdoor worker pi goes just 2 years from retirement A 63-YEAR-OLD Livingstone Shire Council outdoor worker, just two years from retire, nent, was sacked last month when he appar\—ently refused to dig a hole with a crowbar. The Yeppoon man, who had worked for council for the past 23 years, was sacked on the spot. This week his wife wrote a letter to the,edit or of the Capricorn Coast Mirror detailing what had happened. When contacted, she said she had not told her husband of her letter because "he's a bit shy of publicity". The Mirror checked the facts contained in the letter, which was signed. Because the man is obviously "shy" his name has not been used in this article. - His wife, in her letter, said: "Some weeks ago my husband was sacked from the Livingstone Shire Council because he told the foreman his hand was too sore to do the job assigned (using a pick and shovel in hard ground). He explained that he'd just had four days off because of the same complaint and that the last few day's work had made it flare up again but that didn't make any difference so they sacked him on the spot after twenty three-and-a-half years on the council workforce. Apparently the matter was discussed at the last council meeting and even though (her huSband's) doctor had written a letter to verify his claims, the decision was upheld. The law was on the council's side but surely sometimes a man's record as a good worker (there are many examples of this in the area such as fencing, stone pitching etc) could count for something. He has been working since he was 14 and has never been sacked, never been out of work and never collected unemployment (benefits) until now. In all his years at the council he has never been one to avoid hard work and never taken a "sickie" unless it was very necessary. He only had two years to go until he retired and even though he didn't have a higher education or a trade he has managed to raise his family without the aid of government handouts. However he does have a memento of his years in the council -- a piece of paper which states that his employment was terminated for "unsatisfactory work performance". If that means what it appears to mean, I wonder why it took them twenty three-and-ahalf years to find out? About the time this happened, an article appeared in the Mirror about the number of "sickies" being taken by Livingstone Council employees. Maybe if (my husband) had taken a few more he'd still be employed! • CONTINUED ON PAGE 2

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He has unenaea going to tne doctor again the next day." Livingstone shire clerk Jim Brown was contacted about the letter and confirmed the man had been sacked. He said the man had spoken to him after the dismissal and the man's doctor had written a letter stating the man had been suffering from an injured hand. Mr Brown said the matter had been discussed at the October council meeting when council had called for a report on the matter. Shire engineer Pat Murphy prepared the report which was presented to the November meeting, last week. Council dealt with the matter in committee (behind closed doors). Mr Brown, who was not at the council office when contacted, was unsure as to whether the doctor's letterwas tabled for the councillors. The doctor who treated-the man wrote the following letter to Livingstone Shire Council, dated October 12, 1989: "This letter has been written at the request of (the man's name). He came to see me on September 18, 1989, complaining of pain in his right wrist which he had sustained in a work accident about two weeks previously and because it was not resolving decided to seek attention. He was found to be very tender over the first metacarpal phalangeal joint, and to exclude any bone injuries an x-ray was done. This demonstrated osteoarthritic degeneration at the first metacarpal phalangeal joint. On September 19 he was treated with localised injections. At the initial consultation he was asked to take leave, being medically unfit, and because it was work-related this may have been compensatable. However, he preferred to take sick leave and after four days returned to work, despite still having the handicap not completely resolved. In summary, he had an exacerbation of osteoarthritis of the first metacarpal phalangeal joint, which was aggravated by work, but for which he refused Workers' Compensation entitlements. He returned to work prematurely. The doctor's name and signature followed. The doctor received the following reply from Livingstone shire clerk Jim Brown, dated No-

vember 3: After acknowledging receipt of the doctor's letter, Mr Brown said: "Thank you for your information regarding (the man's) medical condition. "Unfortunately, (the man) was dismissed• from the employ of council for reasons which were considered to be serious and which could not be overlooked, in spite of any physical disability at the time. "His decision to take sick leave rather than time off on compensation may, with hindsight,' have been unwise. "It is disappointing that this situation did occur after the number of years of service of this former employee. "Should you consider that there may be a problem with employees not wishing to accept Workers' Compensation entitlements, the shire engineer (Pat Murphy) Would be interested in any information or have discussions with you in that regard." The man's superannuation cheque apparently is either on its way to him or in his hands. When his wife was asked why he hadn't contacted his union, she said her husband "wasn't like that". "He didn't want to bring in the union because if the men went on strike for him it would cause them hardship," she said. "People only have to miss a couple of day'.5 pay to make it hard for their families." She said her husband had had four .days off, went to work on the Monday and found his hand hurt, worked on Tuesday when his hand hurt more, went to work on the Wednesday thinking it was time he went back to the doctor ... and was home before lunch, sacked! "It seems unreal to me after all these years," the man's wife said.

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KEEP DENIS HINTON YOUR LOCAL MEMBER IN GOVERNMENT ALL HIS POLITICAL OPPONENTS CONCEDE: • Denis is one of the hardest working members of State Parliament • Denis is one of the strongest voices in the Parliament • Denis is an out-spoken conservationist, effective in gazetting national and environmental parks in Broadsound • Denis opposes unwise foreign investment • Denis is among the great achievers in terms of capital works and services in the Queensland Parliament

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1 HINTON Denis Grenville

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INDEPENDENT DIRECTS SECOND INDEPENDENT Broadsound candidate Pat O'Brien has directed his second preferences to ALP candidate Jim Pearce. Labor's, and Mr Pearce's, answers to a log of claims served on all Broadsound candidates, plus a "green package" from Labor's shadow environment minister Pat Comben, were enough to carry the day for the ALP. The preferences agreement was worked out

late Wednesday afternoon at a meeting between Labor Yeppoon branch president David Timbs, secretary Ross Dickson, candidate Jim Pearce and Mr O'Brien. As a result, Mr O'Brien's how-to-vote card will direct the second preference to Labor, the third to Liberal, the fourth to Citizens' Electoral Council and fifth to the National Party. In a Press release, Mr O'Brien said the rec-

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ommendation was based solely on the responses from political parties and individual candidates' to a State-wide and a Broadsound log of claims. Privately, after the meeting on Wednesday night, Mr O'Brien said he fully supported giving the preferences to the ALP but he wanted to make it "quite clear" that these preferences were only "qualified support". "The Labor Party gave us a package of envi-

ronmental commitments for the Broadsound electorate. These commitments, together with the answers to the log of claims, won the day. "But our support is only for the term of the next government. If Labor does not live up to its end of the agreement, we will make the shortcomings known in the next election campaign. "If they don't keep up their end of the • CONTINUED ON PAGE 4 ADVERTISEMENT

JIM PEARCE ALP for BROADSOUND supports Wayne Goss' 10-point Ministerial Code of Conduct • Abolish still-existing system of unlimited Ministerial expenses. • Cancel Ministerial credit cards. • Abolish all cash advances to Ministers. • Stringent guidelines on Ministers' overseas travel. • Full disclosure in Parliament of all Ministerial expenses. • Lift current restrictions on Public Accounts • Committee's powers to investigate Ministers' spending. • Publish pecuniary interests of Ministers and immediate families. • Disclose any Ministerial conflict of interest: • Strict controls on Ministerial rezonings. • Honest tendering for all government contracts. VOTE

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DENIS HINTON HAS PROVIDED THE CAPRICORN COAST WITH CLEAN WATER • All Capricorn Coast residents remember our water - frequently discoloured, smelly, distasteful. • In 1986 Denis promised to assist the Livingstone Shire Council to provide ... A CLEAN WATER SUPPLY. Few thought it was possible. • Today, a modern filtration plant at Woodbury is operating. Total cost- $3.7 million State Government contribution $2.3 million DENIS HAS HONOURED HIS COMMITMENTS

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Hinton: disappointed at green preference result `Greens' give O'Brien forfeits preferences to all claims to be Labor's Pearce independent

MEMBER for Broadsound Denis Hinton was "disappointed" that Independent Pat O'Brien has decided to give his preferences to the ALP's "Dysart miner" Jim Pearce. Mr Hinton learned the independent "green"1 preferences would be going to the ALP at 5pm on Wednesday. When told, Mr Hinton said Mr O'Brien had "forfeited all claims to calling himself an inde. pendent and has clearly stamped himself a second ALP front on the Capricorn Coast". Until late Wednesday afternoon, Mr Hinton had expected Mr O'Brien would issue an "open" ticket ... one where electors were asked to vote 1 for Mr O'Briend then according to their conscience for the rest. But a last-minute ALP "green package for the Coast" put paid to that idea. The moment he heard, Mr Hinton said Pat O'Brien had just "written off the conservation movement as a political force in Queensland".

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"Conservative voters, who may have given Mr O'Brien a vote on environmental issues will now desert him," he said. "In one stupid move, the conservationists have lost all credibility. No-one, not even an ardent supporter, would regard their movement now as anything more than a front for the ALP." Recalling that Mr O'Brien said when he nominated for Broadsound that "the party's over" Mr Hinton said Mr O'Brien had said then the Green movement was not satisfied with "any party's platform" and only by standing would they be able to focus attention on the environment. "They started out that way and wound up party hacks!" Mr Hinton said although he was disappointed at the loss of the preferences, he would not hold this against the green movement when he was returned as Member for Broadsound. "They said themselves that I am a conservationist and frequently complimented me on the positive conservation measures I have taken since being elected," he said. "What they don't know is that I brought my own conservation philosophywith me to Broadsound and that will not desert me. "I know what the green movenment stands for because I lived by the same principles long before entering Parliament. "For the past three years I have been actively involved in conservation measures within the electorate and have achieved more for conservation than any other Member of State Parliament. "Despite the opposition by former Premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, I kept the Bayfield area for all Australians and was responsible for having had 8700ha gazetted as Byfield National Park. "I obtained approval for the gazettal of Vallis Park at the Bluff in Yeppoon; created two environmental parks at Corio Bay which were formerly Iwasaki resort leases; was responsible for gazetting of a scientific reserve

over the greater part of Mt Etna, including the preservation of the famous Bat Cleft. "I was repsonible for the gazetting of a fauna sanctuary over Pink Lily lagoons." Mr Hinton said he had been particularly active in the fishing industry where he had been responsible for the introduction of conservation measures. "On my initiative there is now a State-wide ban on the netting of narrow barred spanish mackerel with mono-filament nets," he said. "At my instigation, the Queensland Fish Management Authority is now conducting a feasibility study into regional area management of the Queensland coast and fishing industry, a measure strongly sought by the Yeppoon branch of the QCFO. "I was responsible for the convening of the Capricorn Coast Fisheries Area Advisory Committee. "This committee comprises representatives from the Yeppoon and Rockhampton branches of the QCFO, the Queensland Sport and Recreation Council, Fitzroy River Management Committee, Department of Environment and Conservation, the CIAE, charter boat operators, boating and fisheries patrol and local government, with Cr Mike Prior the chairman." He said this group met monthly and advised government on conservation matters important to both the commercial and recreational fishery for the Capricorn region. "The group is extremely effective," he said. On the western side of Broadsound, Mr Hinton said he had arranged current negotiations between Central Queensland coal mines and the State Mines Department to upgrade mine rehabilitation programmes. "At a State level, I have been responsible for the creation of a working party by the Department of the Environment to study deposit legislation for beverage containers," he said. "As a result, local authorities in South-East Queensland are being convened to determine an effective recycling programme as a pilot study for the State." He said the "real issue" was that as a member of the government, "and as a conservationist, I have been effective in achieving positive results for conservation and was doing so before Pat O'Brien and the Green political movement was ever heard of in this electorate". "I believe thinking conservationists will vote for deeds and not words. I fully expect to get the Green preferences and will await the distribution with great interest," he said.

• CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3 bargain 'they won't get the preferences next time." Mr O'Brien said Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton missed out on the preferences because of his party's response to the log of claims. "Mr Hinton has demonstrated his concern for the environment a number of times but, in the final analysis, he was let down by his party's policies," Mr O'Brien said. The political side of the "green" movement tabulated the results of the log of claims which encompassed 102 questions. State-wide, the Australian Democrats topscored with 101 answers which tallied with the sought-after response from the "Greens". Labor scored 95, the Liberals 55 and the Nationals ... 6. The tabulations continued with "qualified support", "undecided" and "opposed". The Nationals top-scored under "qualified support" and also "undecided". Mr O'Brien said he hoped preferences would not need to be distributed ... "in this election, • concern for the environment should put me past the post on the first count".

Pearce welcomes O'Brien's move on preferences ALP Broadsound candidate Jim Pearce has welcomed the decision to direct preferences to Labor. In a Press release issued Wednesday night, Mr Pearce said: "The Green Independents have made a sound decision. "They are standing to achieve sensible environmental policies in Queensland. "Pat O'Brien and his team have considered the alternatives and, on balance, obviously believe Labor has the best policies and the best chance of gaining a clear, fresh approach to government in our State."

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Family-based tourism is important for the Capricorn Coast. INDUSTRIES that are `environmentally friendly' & compatible with our existing lifestyles should be encouraged. Pat o'Brien supports magnesite development on degraded land at Kunwarrarra subject to strict environmental & rehabilitation guideslines, & a tannery development, subject to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency guidelines.

SMALL BUSINESS Broadsound's economic future lies with encouragement of small labour-intensive businesses & design-based industries. Appropriate Value-added' enterprises must be actively encouraged to maximise utilisation of Broadsound's resources. There should be a thorough review of subsidies to industries, infrastructure costs & existing govt/industrypractices. Proper incentives should be provided for small businesses to increase employment opportunities.

PAT O'BRIEN Will endeavour to create opportunities for the establishment of new business by supporting measures such as: Specialist tourism; theme towns; recycling legislation; environmental clean-ups; retirement centres; education industry; niche agriculture & food processing; alternative energy centre; National Art & Craft Centre.

INDEPENDENT for Broadsound Pat O'Brien, the Independent, Supports

• A sustainable, brain-driven economy based on design, quality and innovation. • Investment in Broadsound, but on Broadsound's terms. As a group, the Independents will institute backbone into these dealings - and put an end to secret deals. • The Independents will move to get rid of the over-regulation which trammels small business at State and Local Government level. • Rural communities should lead the fight for sustainable agricultural and grazing practices and we support the National Farmers' Federation initiated land-care programme. • Will encourage land care, with rate rebates for natural land areas to be financed by Local and State governments, & greater taxation incentives at Federal level. Encourage greater co-operation between rural groups and conservation bodies to work on mutual goals. • The Independents recognise the need for timber and stable timber industry jobs.They would aim to phase out the $350 million (in Queensland) per annum timber imports by encouraging plantation timbers. • Policies include an immediate ban on the import of rainforest timbers and the immediate implementation of a programme to enlarge planation production, in particular, species other than pine.

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Capricorn Coast Mirror November 24 - November 30, 1989 - 5 ADVERTISEMENT

AYNE GOSS and JIM PEARCE CARE ABOUT THE FAMILIES OF BROADSOUND • Jim Pearce, his wife, Diane and their three sons all live in the Broadsound electorate

WAYNE GOSS AND JIM PEARCE WILL: • Increase the school text book allowance to $300 for years 11 & 12 • Extend free student dental care to years 8, 9 & 10 • Provide more support for P & Cs to ease the burden on parents for school equipment, library resources and other basics • Issue a Seniors' Card which will give extra concessions for health care and long distance travel • Abolish the confusing and inequitable TE score system

WAYNE GOSS AND JIM PEARCE WILL PROTECT THE FAMILIES OF BROADSOUND BY: • Ensuring there will be no new taxes • Keeping existing taxes below the rate of inflation • Providing an extra 1200 police in Labor's first term of government • Introducing additional mandatory jail sentences for anyone caught selling drugs to school children

JIM PEARCE'S PRIORITY is to put the FAMILIES OF BROADSOUND FIRST! VOTE

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Labor's promise to fund joint study of Coast's basic services A LABOR government will fund a joint State-local government study of basic services on the Capricorn Coast. "Deputy opposition leader Tom Burns visited the Capricorn Coast this week. and said there was a need to develop a blueprint for development so basic community services could be provided and planned on an efficient and coordinated basis," ALP Broadsound candidate Jim Pearce said. "It is vital the Capricorn Coast's problems be addressed in a uniform and ordered approach. "The proposed terms of reference allow for a full and in depth investigation of all issues in Livingstone Shire. "This area is growing at a rate above that for the rest of the State. It is important future infrastructure needs are properly planned and not allowed to develop in an ad hoc way," he said. "The offer to fund a consultant's study should be welcomed by Livingstone Shire Council, as should the co-ordinated approach to planning." Mr Burns said the study will not take away any of council's rights or responsibilities. "It will simply tell both levels of government what is needed to meet the demands of a growing area," Mr Burns said. "A Labor government will adopt a more cooperative approach to local government problems than has been shown by the National Party." He said it would also maintain subsidies for local government water and sewerage projects at 20 per cent and roadworks and drainage projects at least 15 per cent. "The latest figures show that between 1986

and 1988 Livingstone Shire's population has increased by 2.2 per cent each year to reach almost 16,000 residents. "The shire's growth rate of 2.2 per cent is the same as the average growth throughout the State and is well above the average growth rate of the Fitzroy region of 0.8 per cent," Mr Burns said. "This type of growth needs to be well managed and planned if the Capricorn Coast is to continue to prosper as a residential, tourist and business centre." He said the comprehensive study would start as soon as agreement was reached between the State Government and Livingstone Shire Council. "We will ensure it is conducted quickly, either by outside consultants or by experts within the Local Government Department and our proposed new Department of Regional Development. "The study team will be required to report back with a projected infrastructure plan within 12 months." Mr Burns said suggested terms of reference for the joint studrinclude: investigate and analyse the infrastructure requirements of the Capricorn Coast; prepare guidelines for the integrated development of commercial, tourist and residential facilities; establish criteria by which necessary infrastructure requirements if of the Capricorn Coast can be advanced. Such 11.) requirements would include, but not be limited to, the issues of sewerage and drainage; make recommendations for an integrated coastal plan based on the references developed by the study.

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'Capricorn Coast Mirror November 24 - November 30, 1989 - 7 ADVERTISEMENT

AN OPEN LETTER TO MR -HINTON Quoting from Queensland Hansard, page 902, September 28,1989:

Mr HINTON: I thank Mrs Harvey. Avery interesting point is that Mr Wright's wife is a paid researcher. They travel around together and Mr Wright receives two salaries. What an incredible deal! Together they run an organisation in central Queensland called the Central Queensland Consumers Organisation. Recently, I discovered the total membership of that noisy organisation! Mr Wright is the president, Mrs Wright is the secretary and there are no other members. h is a really ripper organisation! That is the organisation that people are expected to complain to instead of complaining to the Consumer Affairs Bureau. I have warned my constituency against taking complaints to that fictitious organisation.

Continued on the same page: I am not here today to talk about the deficiency of the ALP candidate, Mr Wright's money-grubbing with the Combined Mining Unions or his wife's fictitious job with the department which enables Mr Wright to collect two salaries;

Dear Mr Hinton, I write this letter to you me on S eptember 28 this publicly year, under in privilege, reply to the allegedly defamatory statements You made about in thelegal Queensland Parliament. Using Parliamentary Privilege are means I cannot action meYour evenallegedly though your comments blatant lies, take a fact which can against you for allegedly slanderous remarks about of defaming liamentary Thereforedocument be are amended I take thiswhich cannot, by law,me now recorded be proved beyond all doubt. o forever in any way. in Hansard, an pportunity available to me as a private citizen. to defend my r Your attack on pareputation, at my own me has hurt me expense, in the only way deeply because, although we do not ofDuring any personal hostility between as you have your attack on me in theus, Parliament, youalways been very pleasant agree to me to my face. on politics, I was unaware said, Journalists 'Association and tious; meaning that I ana on the Hinton, I a.m a member of the Australian I pay-roll but do not work Mr among other things, that myjob was "fictiwork that veryIhard at fact, my job. Before was accepted asofficer, a member theduties AJA, cations. I had to establish before the Board do, in work as a Iresearch/media thatofthe I perform meet the guidelines set out by the Award, and that I have the necessary academic qualifiLikeImany other women, I have continued my whom have supported, completed her myself, career after marriage. I which brings me tertiary education.since But putting she wasthat one year old and I will continu have a daughter, to your next allegation. aside, I e to do so until Penny, she has believe it is my right to work if I choose to, You said that my husband, Keith, was receiving "two salaries" You obviously mean his as well as mine. Do youand assume thatdeal because a woman, automatically hand over my Pay to my husband? Keith I do not with I'm the same bank,I must let alone ment is as ludicrous as the next untruth you told have that I was the Parliament.a joint bank account so that stateor You saidsecretary the Central Consumers (C. Q. C.A.) was a "fictitious organisation", andQueensland that my husband and I 'Asociation were the only has Central Queensland and I am not now, nor znembers. secretary is dozens of members as well as eighteen official complaints officers Wrong again, Mr throughout Hinton. The Federation Mr Lance have I ever been, Plahn. As for For its being "fictitious", the C.Q.secretary. C.A. your informatio the Consumer Organisations Local affiliates have included the is aPensioner Council overofthe member of the use of glass Fur Cattlemen's Union and recently the Association worked closely with the Capricorn Conservation Australian milk bottles. s Mr Hinton, your own tegritythermore, by having ' League and the a repr esentative, Government recognised the C.Q. C.A. as an the sumer Affairs Council. This body was set up to Hon. VinceAdvisory organisation ConLester, MzsUrsula Gallacher, on the Queensland Government's of inon consumer matters until the Fairadvise the Munster Minister for on October 1 this year - three days after your vitriolic attack. C onsumers Affairs, was passed in the Parliament have left the The C.Q.C.A. was formed willin 1970 and has handled in excess of 20000 consumer problems during If you that time and no doubtscene. it will continue to work for consumers throughout the region long after You throughout really lived in your electorate, instead of bout local matters and perhaps less prone to making tabou. wildlyin Brisbane, you would be better informed ties, although from the many untrue allegations you have made, I doubt that accuracy important inaccurate statements aboutislocal activiof them awaretoofmany a Member have is spoken long-standing Members of Parliament from both attacked me. ever sides of attacking another Member's bee has been said that politics can be apersonally nasty berIt for and none Broadsound, to use wife in the way me as the you business wife but I did der parliamentary privilege to make slanderous and challenge you, of another Member of Parliament. us you, as the present Memuntrue I can meet you on Mr equal terms to in repeat a courtthe of allegations law. .. comments about Hinton, you made about me outside the Parliament so 11U'i Spy (j (Mrs) Alison Wright 3/152 Elphinstone Street NORTH ROC KHAMPTON Q 4701


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Rodda: interest rates crippling, small business people on Coast LIBERAL candidate for Broadsound Howard Rodda said after speaking to Coast business people that one point came through loud and clear ... high interest rates are crippling their viability. "They question why exorbitant rates are necessary and how long will they last," Mr Rodda said. "The simple answer is because of colossal mis-management of the national economy by the Federal Labor Government. "When Bob Hawke became Prime Minister, the national debt was $23 billion. Today, after six years of improving commodity export prices and good seasons for rural producers, that debt now stands at around $103 billion and increasing at the rate of $20 billion annually," he said. "As a consequence the'Government is persisting with its failed policies to maintain and increase interest rates to attract overseas finance that, in turn, buys up our farms, businesses and tourist resorts at what to them are bargain rates. "The investor in Broadsound paying rates of

21 per cent and higher cannot compete with Japanese funds at four per cent. "Daily we hear of new bankruptcies, empty shops in main streets, vastly reduced prospects for jobs for our school-leavers and the real probability of half a million Australians losing their homes and farms. "There is no quick fix. The current rot must be stopped before any turnaround can be expected," Mr Rodda said. "A Liberal government will attack the rorts and rackets of the waterfront that penalise exporters, right back to beef producers and others of this area. "The work force prepared to revitalise work practices to some level of efficiency will be rewarded for their efforts. "Queensland ALP policies are no different to those of the Labor Governments of Victoria, Western Australia or Tasmania where they have brought bankruptcy, huge losses of their taxpayers monies from wheeling-dealing with big business and the highest unemployment rate in Australia."

Progress group backs speakers THE actions of Livingstone Shire councillor Lloyd Webber and Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton in regard to the siting of Emu Park sewerage plant were strongly supported at Emu Park Progress Association's November meeting. "The meeting of about 60 residents endorsed Cr Webber's action in moving a rescission motion at council's November meeting in relation to the proposed site adjacent to Hartley Street," Mr Hinton said. "I told the meeting I was determined there would be no rezoning of the proposed site from recreational reserve to local government reserve to facilitate the plant until all available

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Council auctioning 40 blocks of land offering differing lifestyles LIVINGSTONE Shire Council is auctioning 40 lots of land, some with sea and rural views, in Yeppoon and Emu Park in December. Seventeen lots will be auctioned in Emu Park on December 9 by The Professionals and Emu Park First National, agents in conjunction. There are eight lots in Thomas Street, five in. Redman Street and four rural parcels in the grazing area north of the airstrip. L J Hooker (N Callianiotis) will auction 23 lots in Yeppoon on December 16. There are 16 lots in a new development in Ivey Street West, four in Shaw Avenue and three in Seaview Road. Shire clerk Jim Brown said the lots offered a variety of land for people interested in living on the Coast. "The blocks on Seaview Hill have sea and

rural views, the blocks in Ivey Street West are close to town and the Emu Park blocks offer rural views and country living," Mr Brown said. Council is auctioning the land in Shaw Avenue and Seaview Road to fund roadworks on Seaview Hill. The Ivey Street West blocks will secure development conditions on the original rezoning. Emu Park's Thomas Street and rural parcels are to raise seeding funds to enable council to re-design major council land holdings between Hewitt and Hartley Streets. The sale of the Redman Street blocks will provide funds for construction of Redman Street. The remaining six lots in Shaw Avenue on Seaview Hill are earmarked for balloting under the first home owners scheme. Mr Brown said the rezoning of that land should be gazetted this week and an order-incouncil authorising council to carry out the ballot should be issued prior to Christmas. `There will be some lots available under the same scheme in Emu Park next year. "After council advertised for expressions of interest earlier this year for new home buyers scheme, there was a lot of interest shown in Emu Park. We expect to develop land there next year."

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4 4, • ABOVE: Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton attended Yeppoon Hospital Auxiliary's Christmas party on Sunday. He is pictured with auxiliary president May Bailey (second left), Rockhampton Hospitals Board chairman Ted Loane and Yeppoon Hospital matron Margaret Martin. Mrs Bailey presented two television sets and a video to the hospital on behalf of the auxiliary.

NEW RESIDENTS OBJECT TO $38 POOL CHARGE NEW Coast residents Ross and Sandra Wilson of Bungundarra have objected to Livingstone Shire Council's annual $38 pool registration fee. They complained to the Capricorn Coast Mirror moments before heading to the council chambers to lodge their objection. Mr Wilson said when he received the notification of the fee he had thought it unusual because he does not use town water. He pumps bore water for the pool. He phoned Gladstone City and Calliope Shire Councils to inquire whether they charged a registration fee and was told people installing a pool had to pay a fee for a construction permit but there were no further charges. He decided to check closer to home and phoned Rockhampton City Council. He was told Rockhampton had a registration fee in its by-laws but it was not enforced in the town area. When Mr Wilson asked if it was enforced in rural areas he was told that a pool outside the city's tower water and sewerage area was not

subject to any fee. "Yet in this little town (Yeppoon) we have to pay $38 a year," he said. "Apparently the council tests the water for that but I have my own test kit. I don't need council's advice." The Wilsons decided to retire to the Capricorn Coast after visiting here in February this year. They heard about the Coast from friends who had a second honeymoon here. That couple said how much they liked the area and the Wilsons decided they would have a look for themselves. They stayed four days in February, liked the place, and subsequently bought a home on two acres at Bungundarra. They had left the Coast and sold a home they had at Taree and another atB athurst before moving here. At the moment they are semi-retired but moved here before full retirement because they wanted to get to know people and make new friends. But their Coast lifestyle is not working out as well as they had hoped.

Mr Wilson has run into parochialism when looking for work. After telling one prospective employer in Rockhampton that he was from New South Wales, Mr Wilson was told "there are a lot of Queenslanders out of work". He asked him did that mean he would prefer to employ an unqualified Queenslander for a job when he could have someone fully qualified from NSW and was told "ye.s". The difficulty in finding work and a rumour that rates will be going up next year have combined to unsettle the Wilsons. They said they would move in January if they found out that rates were going to be increased. They like the Coast but, at this stage, with little work available, they are not committed to the area. They could easily sell up and move on to another area. Mr Wilson said he had read where shire chairman Cr John Bowen believed the Coast should be promoted as a retirement area. He feels the council has to change it attitude on matters such as pool registration fees before it can attract more people.

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Hi there, Walking and talking around the Coast certainly gives you a real insight into people's problems and concerns. It is encouraging to find small business people with a successful product or service, but so many are hurting because of high interest rates and sagging economy. They are just hanging in there, hoping things will improve before they, too, will have to close and leave as is happening now with further job restrictions of our school leavers. Our senior citizens are hurting too as they see their small incomes buying less and less necessities of life every week. Their concern is for their limited future. They should not be in this position in view of their great contribution in building this country. How can we return to some of the better values of recent years, where our savings held their value; where there was security of employment (instead of the regular bankruptcy of big employers); where there was incentive for work and reward for achievement? Where we enjoyed a rising standard of living; where we could buy a home with a sensible slice of income and not be plunged into a financial nightmare as we are today? Next weekend you will have YOUR opportunity to take the first step in that direction. Howard Authorised: Kan Shields, 17 Cassia Avenue, Yeppoon

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Resort bringing Expo to Coast CAPRICORN International Resort has brought some World Expo to the Capricorn Coast. Because of the Japanese Restaurant's great success at Expo 88, the resort purchased the building from the Expo authority and rebuilt it at the resort. It is typical of a Japanese house, complete with verandah and overlooks the pool. Two thirds of the building is glass. "It has been known as the 'Pavilion', but will now be called 'Anniversary House 88'," public relations executive Jan Farquhar said. "Since the start of its new life at Capricorn International Resort, Anniversary House 881 has been used for many successful functions. The grandest was the 88th birthday celebration of Mr Y Iwasaki in June this year. "It is Japanese custom to celebrate the 88th birthday on a grand scale as it represents an important milestone in one's life," she said. "Because of the building's close association with the number 88, Capricorn International Resort decided to name it Anniversary House

dining," Jan Farquhar said. "We are launching it with a special champagne breakfast on Sunday, December 10 at 11am and we invite everyone to come along. "It will be open to the public for fine dining from December 11 and only at night."

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ROSSLYN Bay Boat Harbour will be dredged during current dredging operations for the new marina. Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton said the present dredging operation in the new marina area is expected to extend into next year with no definite date for completion. "It is included in the programme associated with the $4.6 million government grant for the harbour development," Mr Hinton said. "Harbours and Marine surveyors are presently determined how much silting has occurred in the commercial section and just how much dredging will be required to create the desired depth if 4.2 metres at low tide. "I am assured by Harbours and Marine Department that sufficient finance will be provided to fully dredge all the harbour to the desired depth. "The dredging of the old section will immediately follow the dredging of the new marina area," he said. "I know there has been some concern about this operation ... it is totally unfounded. "The exact cost of the additional dredging cannot be assessed until the surveyors have, completed the measurement of silt that has accumulated over the last two years since it was last dredged. "The new wall will ensure the harbour will, in future, remain silt-free. The whole project is an enormous boon to existing harbour users."

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ALP candidate for Broadsound Jim Pearce has been approached by a number of tourist operators incensed over the lack of government tourism promotion. "A number of local operatOrs have expressed concern to me that this region was ignored totally in a State Government "Discover Queensland" promotion in a Sunday newspaper," Mr Pearce said. "The promotion was a full colour supplement published on two different days earlier this month and distributed in the Sunday Sun. "It was well supported by the National Party State Government with a lot of "non" political government advertising. The Premier even provided the introduction to the publication. "The publication was touted as the government's way of getting tourism back on its feet and was a total State promotion," he said. "The Capricorn Tourism Development Organisation was asked to supply editorial for the publication and reams of information were forwarded to Brisbane for us. "But none of it appeared in the publication. Every town, village or tourism attraction between Bundaberg and Mackay was totally ignored," Mr Pearce said. "As one tourist operator put it to me: "It's as if the tourist industry didn't exist between Bundaberg and Mackay". "I can only assume these areas were cut out because of their predominant Labor sympathies. "No-one can doubt the tourist potential of the Capricorn Coast."

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GANGSTERS, girls and gags are just a part of the scene you can expect in Ma Bakers Tonic. Directed by Lyn Stephens, the melodrama has a huge cast with regulars Pauline Griffiths, Morag Clay and John Curtis supported by many new members, including Terry Hayes, Jim Bartlett and Dot Svendsen. If you want to know if Ma Baker wins the heart of gigolo Fred or if Irma does have her name in lights or is the audience really frisked by Raffia ... find out on Saturday, November 25 or Sunday, November 26. That's when Yeppoon Little Theatre presents Ma Bakers Tonic at Keppel Bay Sailing Club. The curtain goes up on the theatre restaurant at 8pm and dinner is included in the tickets, available from GB's hair salon. Emu Park has gained the theatre restaurant on Saturday, December 2 at the cultural hall and tickets are from Green's Hardware. *** LIONS Christmas cakes are on sale at Emu Park Grocery, Zilzie Store, Causeway Store, The Professionals Emu Park and Emu Park Butchers ... organised by Emu Park Lioness Club or phone Carole Taylor, 39 6896. *** WOMEN of all denominations are gathering for the 'Know your Bible' study groups' Christmas break-up. There are five groups on the Capricorn Coast and they are looking forward to the opportunity of a fellowship get-together on Friday, December 1 at 9.30am at the Anglican Hall, Mary Street, Yeppoon. Guest speaker is Coral Wedd ... visitors are welcome and if you need more information, phone Mavis Vaughan 39 1645 or Leona McCamley 39 2100. *** PAINT Pot Gallery raffle winner was Joyce Flemming. The Family Affair exhibition continues at the gallery and then Summer '89, an exhibition of Society of Arts members starts on December 3. *** EMU Park Choral Society is presenting a programme of Christmas music at Emu Park and Yeppoon. The programme includes music from the Christmas Cantata 'Heaven Rejoices' and some Australian carols. The Emu Park function is in the Catholic Hall, Archer Street on Sunday, November 26 at 730pm. Yeppoon's is in the Uniting Church, James Street on Friday, December 1 at 7.30pm. A collection will be received for St Vincent de Paul at Emu Park and the Blue Nursing Service at Yeppoon. *** GIGGLE and Gossip's Christmas is on Monday, December 4 at Capricorn International Resort ... starting at 1 lam. You have to take a gift worth between $2.50 and $3 ... use your imagination. The raffle proceeds are for the St Vincent de Paul Christmas appeal.

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■ ABOVE: Paint Pot Gallery's present exhibition is a family affair'. Pictured are woodturner Wilf Watson, weaver Kay Faulkner, potter Beryl Watson and painter Lyn Diefenbach.

■ ABOVE: Grant Moran and John Close celebrated their 21st birthdays on Saturday night at the Pine Beach Motel with 100 family and friends. They are pictured with their parents Glen and Brenda Moran and Dale and Lorraine Close. SCOPE is organising a 26 birthday party for everyone born on January 26 (Australia Day). Contact Kathy Breingan, 39 3660, so plans can be made. Don't be shy. *** DO you have a fancy to try any form of embroidery? The Queensland Embroiderers Guild, Rockhampton branch, is willing to start meetings here on the Coast if anyone (or 10) is interested. Phone Mavis Johnston, 28 2552, any • afternoon and tell her if you want to know more about hardanger, cross-stitch or crewel work. The guild meets at the Walter Reid Centre on Mondays between 9.30am and noon and Mondays at 7pm. ** A HEALING service will be held by the Order of St Luke in the Emu Park Uniting Church in Sunday, November 26 at 7.30pm. Everyone welcome. *** BEACH Potters are holding a five-day workshop with Brisbane potter Geoff Shaw from December 4 to 8 incusive. The workshop will include handbuilding, wood firing and basic sculpture. The cost is $60 or S15 per day. For further information and bookings, please phone Ro, 39 4949. *** YEPPOON Pensioners League has a bus going to Rockhampton on Monday, November 27, for shopping in the morning and then to attend the South Rockhampton Pensioners League socail in Schotia Place in the afternoon. The fare is S3 return and seats can be reserved by phoning Bill Shuttlewood, 39 1340.

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HALF PRICE Swimwear sizes 8-18 • ABOVE: David Murray celebrated his 21st birthday on Saturday night at Yeppoon Showground. He is pictured with his parents Carole and Noel. SUSAN Dowie's School of Drama has its gala graduation concert on Sunday, November 26 at La Bamba from 2pm. Admission is charged ($2 adults and $1 children). The public is welcome. If you haven't had a chance to see these youngsters, go along ... Susan has done a wonderful job. .0** I JUST love the Christmas season, everyone else seems to get into the act too ... we are starting to have a build up of spectacles for Yeppoon Lioness Club and now the stamps for Leprosy are piling up again. Thank you to everyone ... but don't stop. • * A VERY happy birthday to Bill Shuttlewood. *** THE QCWA Country Woman of the Year judging semi-final is in Yeppoon CWA Hall on Friday, December 1 at 1.30pm. Everyone is welcome to an afternoon of enjoyment with raffles, competitions, entertainment and afternoon tea. During the afternoon the presentation of contestants and announcement of winner and charity semi final winner will be declared. Admission is S3. *.. THERE'S a flea market at the Emu Park Historical Museum on the last Saturday of each month (November 25), starting at 9am. * **

DATE CLAIMERS ... Saturday, November 25. Christmas Fair and garage sale, Beaman Park for Uniting Church. *** Saturday, December 2. St James Indoor Bowling Club Christmas party, Kanangra. *** Tuesday, December 5. Yeppoon Pensioners League Christmas party, Town Hall, 1pm. *** Friday, December 157Emu Park Pensioners League Christmas dinner, Cultural Hall. *** Saturday, March 17, 1990. St Patrick's Day afternoon tea and fashion parade. St Ursula's College Pirents and Friends. ***

Saturday, May 12, 1990. St James Anglican Fete. *** Saturday, May 26, 1990. Girl Guides Hobby Horse Derby, Beaman Park, Yeppoon. ***

ANNETTE and Frank van Gestel and their family are leaving the Capricorn Coast and a farewell has been organised on Sunday, November 26 from 11 am in Lions Park, Emu Park (next to the Emu Park Bowls Club). It is a bring-vour-own lunch and drinks and everyone is welcome.

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16 - Capricorn Coast Mirror November 24 - November 30,1989 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR not say that" or "I did not mean it that way" or or later, with two half-hour breaks. "Because the mango season was on, I am not I was also informed that potential workers responsible for my actions". were turned away recently. THOUGHTS about other people and my I think in all fairness to the electors, an I see this picture quite differently from your self. election should not be held when the mango report. I know what I mean, but how do I explain it? season is on. -StellaKilk (Ma), 10JacarandaAve, Yeppoon. I am not really different from a few people One can imagine the let out it is going to be I WOULD query your headline "No takers I have met, and many people I have not met. for Mr Goss, Mr Cooper, Mr Innes, the for $600pw jobs". I am a thinker. I am a listener. Someone of greenies, etc. Having spoken with folk who have worked at few words. I could not remember ever having All these people have visited the north in the this particular scallop shelling factory, I undersaid anything worth remembering. last few weeks. They have told us, in glowing stand the top people who return annually earn WHEN a big crop of mangoes is expected, I met a man who could not read or write. I terms, how much better off we are going to be around $70 per day, beginners make around $2 we hear that it affects people and one hears of became a very good conversation starter voting for their party. per hour. `mango madness'. mostly about subjects I knew very little about So, when half the promises are forgotten or They stand all day encased in rubber/plastic. I understand it can affect people in different because, although he could not read or write, changed, to cover themselves they will be sayGumboots, plastic aprons. The two latter items ways, not always for the better. he knew more about the world, birds, animals ing "Those promises were made in the mango they have to supply themselves if there are After the mango season is finished, one af.and land, his car and tractor, than I would ever season ... it was 'mango madness'.". none available, as well as their own knives. hope or care to learn. fected by the 'mango madness' may say "I did - Max Hutton, Todd Avenue, Yeppoon It is very exhausting work, 7.30am to 4.30pm I have a world of my own as well ... and that is important to me. - A caring person.

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Capricorn Landscaping's professional approach YOU'VE finally done it! That dream is home is yours at last ... along with a patch of flourishing lantana, a scattering of wattles and a lawn of freshly-laid gravel. After many weekends, as relaxing as a spell in a labour camp, your patience and energy has worn thin. Even the dog would rather be inside watching the football. After a hard week at work, many of us can think of nothing less inspiring than weilding a shovel. Gardening may be a delight for some of us but for many it is definitely hard work. Many of us now choose to spend a large amount of leisure time in the outdoors. To ignore the possibilities of your garden is to forget to maintain and improve your investment.

Nick Callianiotis builds NICK CALLIANIOTIS, the L.J. Hooker Yeppoon franchisee, has moved into new owned premises at Shop 1, 11 James Street. After 16 years in real estate in Yeppoon, Mr Callianiotis has made only his second, and he expects, his final move. The new air-conditioned, tiled and carpeted premises show a confidence in the Capricorn Coast's future. He, with his wife Dora, now work in a modern office with six phone lines (39 3788) and a fax linking them with 450 L.J. Hooker franchisees throughout Australia. Mr Callianiotis said the L.J. Hooker network of franchisees meant anyone interested in- real estate had buyers or sellers around the nation just a phone call or fax message away. Mr Callianiotis has come a long way from his start in real estate in 1973 as a representative in his brother George's G.C. Realty. The following year he became manager and 11 years later he bought the business. At that time, Mr Callianiotis changed the name to N.C. Realty then, last year, he became the L.J. Hooker franchisee. He expanded the business and opened a branch at Emu Park staffed by three consultants, Pauline Ewart, Margaret Bleney and George Van Latham plus receptionist Katie Watson. The Yeppoon office is staffed by Nick and Dora plus consultants

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Landscaping is an investment in a better lifestyle. A landscaped for boats Just $20! DONT let your boat spend this garden is designed to fulfil your needs and interests and is indi- summer in a workshop when it could be taking you and your family vidually yours. Capricorn Landscapes will to Great Keppel for a great day. Instead, spend $20 for a 20handle the whole process or professionally complete the more point service safety check and get complex work ...from paving to per- a written report on your boat, motor' golas, retainer walls and garden and trailer. This is a great pre-Christmas design. Installation of garden irriworkshop offer from Mark Stephengation is a real time-saver, too! Good landscaping will improve son, the Marine Mechanic at Cooee the enjoyment of your home envi- Bay Marine, 49 Tanby Road, ronment and add value to your Yeppoon (phone 39 1675). Phone Mark, take your rig to home. For a free quote phone Ken Cooee Bay Marine and leave the rest to him. You'll have your rig Malone on 39 7530. P.S. 1990 is the start of a new checked from stem to stern and decade. Why not give thought to know you can enjoy worry-free entertaining in a beautiful, relax- summer fun. At no extra cost, Mark Stephening new outlook. Merry Christmas son will pressure test the gearbox and a Happy New Year! and recharge with oil. But don't new L.J. Hooker office put it off ... this offer applies only Clive McMahon, Ken Potts, Ther- until December 30! ese Badcock and James Callianiotis and receptionist Stephanie Cooking with flair is Connors. The offices handle all real estate easy with right advice sales as well as holiday, permaEVERYBODY loves a good cook nent and commercial lettings. ... but how can you make your Mr Callianiotis said the new meals be the ones that everyone premises reflected the growth in talks about? business, especially in the houses The best way to combine the and land market. right recipe with the right presenHis comment that "business is tation is to choOse a magazine that good" was followed by a plea for has plenty of appetising photolistings of all types to satisfy in- graphs of the finished product. quiries. There is a huge range of these And, yes, for the curious, cooking magazines available at beachfront land and homes are Yeppoon Newsagency (nearest the available on the Coast ... Mr Calli- beach) and Savemore Newsagency. aniotis said absolute beachfront They are designed to take both land was available from $50,000 to the novice and experienced cook $55,000 with some blocks selling step-by-step through exciting recifor around $100,000 to $110,000. pes showing colour pictures of the Mr Callianiotis can remember final presentation ... these magawhen such land was cheaper, far zines understand that the sight of cheaper. a meal is equally as important as He came to Australia in 1955 at the actual taste and aroma. the age of 14 and he immediately The range is huge covering barcame to Yeppoon as a result of an becues, microwaves, vegetarian uncle who had settled in Rock- meals, cooking with herbs, chooshampton. ing wines, Italian and Chinese He started work in the Arctic meals ... and one about cooking Cafe and he and his brother, with chocolate! George, bought it in 1957. "The And, how's this for being topical cafe was downstairs and there was ... a Christmas cookbook! a motel upstairs ... we later created Don't forget; Yeppoon News (near the Sands Arcade on the site," he the beach) or Savemore said. Newsagency ... happy cooking! Mr Callianiotis left Yeppoon in 1965 to try his luck with fruit shops, cafes and mixed businesses See the Bay from in Brisbane before returning to his Bay Vacationer first real estate position in 1973. JUST staying for a few days or Budget, Beachfront planning your next holiday? Why not call in at the Bay Vacationer, in S/C Units, Zilzie Anzac Parade, Yeppoon and make HOW does $20 double overnight sound for beachfront units on the a booking with Peter or Yvonne Motton? Phone 39 1213. Zilzie beachfront? There's no better way of spendIt's top value for a clean, fully self-contained unit in a quiet, tropi- ing your holiday on the Capricorn cal garden location on the beach. Coast than right in town with the Ask about group or family rates. beach directly over the road and Phone 39 6223 or look for the Pot- views, day and night, over Keppel Bay to Great Keppel Island. tery sign, 26 Esplanade, Zilzie.

`Mudslinging'

saddens ALP ALP candidate for Broadsound Jim Pearce this week said he was saddened by Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton's mudslinging tactics. "I am saddened he has resorted to the mudslinging tactics of his leaders," Mr Pearce said. "The National Party has made it clear that its only campaign tactic is to make every wild allegation it can think of about Labor's policie, in areas ranging from drugs, to police powers, to taxes, to strikes. "The Nationals have nothing else to offer. "And now Mr Hinton has shown he, too, has nothing else to offer by engaging in precisely the same tactics," he said. "I resent his wild allegations contained in an article mis-named 'Denis has run a clean campaign' against unspecified 'opponents'. "If he means me and the Labor Party, he is wrong," Mr Pearce said. "Similarly, he claims I have said my electoral office will be in Dysart. This is simply untrue. "After December 2, I will establish my electoral office in the largest population centre in the electorate ... Yeppoon. "I will also live in the area with my family ... something Mr Hinton cannot claim," he said. "What I will also do is to seek a second office, on at least a part-time basis, in the western part of the electorate in order to better serve that part of the electorate. "The issue in the December 2 election overriding all others is that of honesty in government. The Nationals' and Mr Hinton's wild allegations prove they fail on this issue. "The people of Broadsound have my assurance that the Labor Party and I will not be getting into the gutter with Mr Hinton and the Nationals."

Hinton supports Corio Bay plan THE recommendations of management consultants W Carter and Associates, appointed by the Premier's Department, to provide a •management plan including legal access to two environmental parks excised from the Iwasaki Sangyo Co holding, have been supported in principle by Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton. "It-is currently proposed to name them.Corio Bay Environment Parks and to provide legal access by way of a Main Roads Department easement over the private Iwasaki Sangyo Co road leading to the parks," Mr Hinton said. "The Premier's Department will negotiate with the company and offer a financial contribution towards the road's maintenance. "It is proposed the parks remain under the National Parks director's control. Expressions of interest will be called for a private contractor to provide day-to-day service, including rubbish collection and servicing of toilets that may be built on the southern end of portion 16 (Sandy Point)." He said it was not proposed to provide permanent water as it would encourage long-term ' campers to the parks' detriment that have a fragile environment. "The Environment and Conservation Department will provide management and patrols to ensure the areas' long-term stability and the parks' improvement. "These include closing of Sandy Point to vehicular traffic; construction of chain and plank dune crossing some hundreds of metres back from Sandy Point and rationalisation and restruction of vehicular access around Sandy Point," Mr Hinton. "There should be enrichment planting of Sandy Point and broadcast seeding of dunes with endemic seeds. A track should be constructed at Sandy Point, close to the toe of the foredunes, to take vehicular access out of the mangrove areas. "I am looking for an early implementation of these concepts even before the election and an allocation of finance to enable the programme to go ahead."


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THERE has been good response to Yeppoon Lions Club's medi-drop with prescription drugs being left at the town's three pharmacies. Tomorrow, Saturday, Yeppoon Police joins the Lions club in a drug awareness day at Savemore Centre from 9am to 1pm. Constable Brett Heath will be on duty with Lions to answer questions and meet the public. "We will have videos and pamphlets on how to look after prescription and over-the-counter medication," Lions president Don Knowles. "The members are delighted to help Yeppoon Police educate our community to be aware. "It's part of Lions' community service," he said. Yeppoon Police officer-in-charge Sgt lc Ken Tanzer said he was pleased the week-long exercise had been successful. "I invite Coast people to go to the drug awareness day in Savemore tomorrow. We should all be more aware of drugs and what can happen to our children." "Besides helping us with queries, Const Heath will have a marijuana plant in a pot so parents can see what it looks like," Mr Knowles said. Lions start selling tickets in their Christmas. stocking tomorrow and Christmas cakes will be on sale.

Sacred Heart's new bus route

SACRED Heart Primary School children will be delivered to the school by bus avoiding a dangerous walk along Park and John Streets. Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton said, at his request, the Transport Department had arranged for children travelling by bus to the school to be dropped off adjacent to the school in a new route designed to minimise danger to young children. "The situation in Park Street is particularly dangerous with the narrow bridge at Browns Gully," Mr Hinton said. "The State Government has allocated $75,000 to match $75,000 from Livingstone Shire Council to replace the bridge with a wide culvert crossing. "Council is allocating its funds over two financial years so work on the new crossing should start in the first half of 1990," he said. "Children from Sacred Heart School or other private schools have the same rights on school buses as State schoolchildren. "The same rules apply. Children over the age of 10 years must be at least 4.3 kilometres from the nearest State school to be eligible for school bussing. "Rockhampton transport officer Robert Born will contact individual conveyance committees to discuss details of the new route in Yeppoon to Sacred Heart School."

SUBSTANTIAL

REWARD offered for information leading to the return of the following, misplaced between Yeppoon and Capricorn Palms, during St Ursula's speech weekend. • Wedding, Engagement and Eternity platinum rings • Sapphire platinum ring • 2 diamond rings set in gold • Gold cross and chain All items are of sentimental value and in old-fashioned settings. Please phone

Yeppoon Police, 39 1400 if you have any information

• ABOVE: The German-Australian Club meets at Yeppoon Town Hall for games, talking, music and German food. Members said it was easier to meet in the hall, rather than private homes.

Council told 19 dogs destroyed three sold after 56 impounded DOGS and their control were discussed at Livingstone Shire Council's November meeting. Fifty-six dogs were impounded during the paSt two months of these 13 were registered and 43 unregistered. Thirty were released to owners, three sold and 19 destroyed. Pound fees received for the two months were $1110 and $394 in registration fees. Health surveyor Denise Nolan reported all dog complaints were being responded to promptly by the dog control officer. In her report she said several problems had been raised by the public concerning dangerous dogs and action had been taken where necessary and possible. "A request for council to purchase a dog trap has been put to the health and welfare committee to capture nuisance dogs unable to be caught by any other means," her report said. "The numbers of dogs impounded are lower indicating a general awareness by the community of dog control." The report said emphasis this month had been placed on the capture of dangerous dogs and following up unregistered dogs. "Final notice and letters giving seven days to register dogs have been sent, following non compliance to these, prosecutions will be recommended to council. "A plan of action for future dog programmes is currently being devised by myself and the dog control officer to ensure public awareness of the various aspects of the dog by-law requirements." Dog control officer Terry Bell attended the health and welfare committee's October 19 meeting and demonstrated the use of a dog capture cage, borrowed from Fitzroy Shire. He recommended its use be trialled in an effort to deal with some of the more elusive dogs in the community. The report from the committee meeting said it was suggested that an Emu park resident wished to have the use of the cage in order to catch a dog that had killed many of her fowls. It also said there were several other people interested in having the use of a similar cage. The committee recommended that a trial period for a dog capture cage be endorsed subject to the applicants applying in writing. They also have to give permission for the cage to be placed on their land and for the dog control officer to enter their land to remove the cage and any dogs caught. "Any approvals to be subject to the applicant undertaking in writing, to indemnify the council against any claims from themselves or third parties which may arise in respect of the use of such capture cages," the committee said. Shire clerk Jim Brown was requested by the committee to prepare a specific proposal for consideration at the next meeting on locations and variations in wording of animals prohibited signs. Dog control officer Bell had requested clarification on the wording and placement of the signs and the level of enforcement desired. :z.

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He was also asked to prepare a report on the legal and practical considerations associated with making dog registration a pre-requisite for sale or transfer of ownership. The health and welfare committee's November 7 meeting recommended that the sale or giving away of pets at the Yeppoon Charity Market be not permitted. Health surveyor Nolan told the meeting there was an anomaly in the by-laws relating to the age of dogs for registration purposes. Mr Brown said the proposed town planning scheme definition also needed improving and should be compatible with the by-law. The meeting recommended that both be amended on the basis that a dog becomes liable to be registered or counted as a domestic animal once it reaches the age.of 12 weeks. Health inspector John Harmsworth's report said summons had been served on two people concerning the dog control by-laws.

Public meet on respite care A PUBLIC meeting of respite care volunteers and interested people will be held on Tuesday, November 28 at 10am. The Capricorn Coast Blue Nursing Service respite care centre has called the meeting to form a committee to oversee and maintain clients' care. Capricorn Coast Respite Care Centre coordinator Liz Kelly said the meeting was being called at the temporary respite care centre in the Masonic Hall on Old Rockhampton Road, Yeppoon. "The committee will work with the blue nursing staff to provide the best possible care and to liaise with the community to find what the Coast's aged and disabled need from respite care," Mrs Kelly said. "Fundraising is organised through the blue nursing auxiliary, this committee is strictly for the maintenance of high quality client care." The committee will comprise people interested in aged care, volunteers who wish to help in the centre and others who don't have the time to volunteer, but want to help with a community project.

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18 - Capricorn Coast Mirror November 24 - November 30, 1989

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MIRROR TYPESET, composed and published by Capricorn CoaSt Myr& (John and Suzy Watson). 2 Orchid Street.gKinka Beach. 4703. Printed by the Gympie Times, 197 Mary Street. Gympie. . Our postal address is Capricorn Coast'Mirror. PO Box 769. Yeppoon. 4703. and our office is located on the corner of Adelaide Park Road and Cliff Street. Yeppoon. Phone the Mirror on (079) 39 4244. We are open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. The deadline fora editorial and advertising copy is noon on Wednesday. Engagement. pre-engagement, marriage and birth notices must be signed and witnessed by a Justice of the Peace. Minister of Religion or a member of the medical profession. ADVERTISING CONDITIONS The Advertiser warrants and undertakes to the publishers of the Capricorn Coast Mirror that no material. statement, representation or information contained in the advertisement: is, or is likely to be, misleading or deceptive: is in full or, in part, defamatory. in breach of copyright, trademark or other intellectual or industrial property right: is otherwise in breach of any provision of any Statute. Regulation or rule of law. The Advertiser acknowledges that he is aware that the publishers of the Capricorn Coast Mirror are relying on the provisions of this clause. In consideration of the publishers of the Capricorn Coast Mirror accepting the advertisement for publication. the Advertiser hereby agrees to indemnify the publisher against all and any losses, costs, demands. claims. damages. expenses. proceedings and legal costs arising as a result of the publication of the advertisement or as a result of the Capricorn Coast Mirror having to correct, alter. amend or otherwise change anyadvertisement or any delay in publication or cancellation of the advertisement. ' While everycare is taken with all Displayand Classified advertisments, the Capricorn Coast Mirror cannot be held responsible for errors or their effect. If brought to our attention on the FIRST day of publication prior to our deadline adjustments may be made. but only for the space occupied by the error. It is the responsibility of the Advertiser to advise the Capricorn Coast Mirror of any error and we will not be held responsible for unnotified recurring errors. Positioning of classified advertisements cannot be guaranteed. The Capricorn Coast Mirror reserves the right to alter, abbreviate, omit or re-classify advertisements for any reason. Responsibility not accepted for wrong clasifica tion or for any error dr. inaccuracy in advertisements placed by telephone.

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TENDERS WANTED: roof painted. Phone 39 4244 b/h before November 29.

POSITIONS VACANT DECKHAND wanted. Male or female for trawler. Experience not necessary. Training will be provided. Apply in person 'Sea Queen' at co-op jetty, Rosslyn Bay. Applications are invited for the position of

SALESPERSON at the Yeppoon District Co-op Applicants should be 25 years or over, have previous rural sales experience and an ability to communicate with clients. The correct applicant will perform a vital role in our sales team. Computer experience, though not essential, would be an advantage. Hand-written applications with references to:

The Manager, Yeppoon District Co-op, P 0 Box 258, Yeppoon. 4703 Applications close December 1, 1989

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COMMUNITY NOTICES CHARITY flea market, Yeppoon Showground starts 7am every Saturday. VIETNAM Veterans from all services: Capricorn Coast branch of the Vietnam Veterans Legion, phone 39 3722 or 34 4130. CHILDBIRTH classes, books and videos. Contact New & Pregnant Parents' Support. 39 4523. AA meets Uniting Church Hall, Arthur Street, Yeppoon, 8pm every Friday. Further information, 39 3924 or 39 1320. AL-ANON meets Uniting Church Hall, Arthur Street, Yeppoon, 8pm every Friday. Further information, 39 2241. ALCOHOL and Drug Information Service 008177833 (the price of a local call), 7 days-a-week, 24-hours-a-day. ADULT literacy: reading, writing and spelling classes. Free tuition. Ph Brenda Barry, 39 4304. AGORAPHOBIA (extreme anxiety). Contact Mary, Community Health. Phone 39 1469. DIABETIC Group, ph Colleen Bignell, 39 3141. COMPASSIONATE Friends meet Wednesdays, 4pm, 14 Higson Street, Emu Park. Inquiries, Eleanor, 39 6152. CHRISTIAN meditation group meets every Tuesday, 7pm for Christian Meditation at Benedictine Monastery, 56 Old Scenic Highway, Lammermoor Beach. All welcome. THOMAS Bilney Society meets Fridays, 7.30pm, Christian fellowship &study of Reformation theology relative to principles, privileges & responsibilities of our Protestant Heritage. 21 Jarman St, Yeppoon. Inquiries Ron, 39 4582. BREASTFEEDING information. Nursing Mothers Association. 39 1095, 33 4139

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MARINE STESSLtri-hull. Fully equipped. $17,500. Phone 39 1329. 12' CLARK aluminium dinghy, 15hp Johnson outboard & accessories. Good condition. $1800. Phone 39 6411. MERCURY outboards, Quintrex aluminium tri hulls. Ken Jones Marine, Yeppoon. 39 4002. SANDBLASTING: anytime, anything, anywhere. Competitive rates. 39 4633.

TO RENT YEPPOON: one bedroom unfurnished flat, Sands Arcade. $55pw. Bond. 39 2325.

FOR SALE BUFFET: Indian Teak, 208cmx 178cm (610"x510"), mirror-backed glass door display cabinets; liquor storage & book shelves. Lower cupboards & drawers. Magnificent piece of furniture, $400 ... more ... DESK: stained pine, 125cmx76cm (4'x2'6") with bookshelf hutch. Desk comprised of 1 cupboard with shelf plus four drawers, $200 ... more ... KITCHEN dresser: cabinet with shelves, presently painted lime green, $60 ... more ... GOLF clubs: matched set Gary Player 1000 (Penfold), 10 irons - 4 woods (2,3,4,5) and putter, bag and buggy. Throw in 2 new balls, $300 ... All above items in first-class condition. Firm prices. No haggling. 15 Richard Street, Emu Park. 39 6525. NEW seedlings and new stock available at Pineapple Patch, opp golf course, Yeppoon. 39 4078. CARPET: approx 21m, fawn, secondhand. $100. Phone 39 4312. .CONCRETE paving slabs. 6 different sizes. Now available locally at Capricorn Rockblock, 393893. FRIDGE: Philips, $200 ONO. Phone 39 4205 after 12 noon, Saturday. COW manure. Fine. $3.50 bag delivered town area; $3 bag collect. Phone 39 3333. SACRED Heart girl's uniforms (4), suit grade 1/2. Good condition $8 each. 39 3674. TERRACE blocks for retaining walls, now available Capricorn Rockblock, 39 3893. COME see our new greenhouse. Small & advanced indoor plants, also outdoor plants. Budget Nursery, off Emu Park/R'ton Road. WASHING machine, Hoover, automatic, front loader. EC. $190; Yamaha keyboard PSR-32, as new., $460. 39 6365. LOCAL fruit & vegetables at Pineapple Patch (opp golf course). Open 7 days, 7.30am-6pm. Ph 39 4078. FOUR dining chairs, tapestry upholstery. Excellent condition. Phone 39 1413. ROCKY Bike Wreckers, 307 Bolsover Street ... always buying bikes. 22 5499. RAILWAYsleepers (old), $6 each. Phone 394937. SPLIT ironbark posts and rails. Phone 39 1140 evenings. LAMBSKINS, cookbooks, mehtais, lambskin toys ... from Nursing Mothers. Debbie, 39 4468.

MRS A's 2ND HAND Papasans,Barbecue Tables , Pine

ROSSLYN BAY HARBORSIDE BOUTIQUE in Great Barrier Reef Centre

Lots of lovely Resort Wear... Shorts, Tops, Dresses all drastically reduced some to cost price

work to start or finish before Christmas?

Table with 6 chairs, Cosina with zoom 85-210mm and 49mm lens, flash, carrybag and tripod, Pair of Queen Anne wardrobes SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE 66b Farnborough Rd Yeppoon 39 1135

Open 8am to 5pm 7 days a week

No longer at HIll street Emu Park

• Boat canopies fitted • All PVC & Canvas work • Ute & Trailer Covers • Tarps, etc. • Repairs • Free Quotes

efIS CO' and 39 4774 NOOPIeS

FACTORY: 53 Tangy Rd

Sid & Helen McDowell • Patio & Window Awnings • Portable & Fold-down Campa & Garages


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WALLPAPER & PAINTING D & H E Woodward

39 1764

For all your Concrete needs on the Coast

YEPPOON READYMIX Sand and Gravel Supplies ALL AT THE SAME LOCATION • Loader Hire • Truck Hire •

SHARKUBITY from T EPPOON LASS AND DOOR CENTRE

Security Grilles are the No.1 choice because they're Tough & Extremely Difficult to break or cut. Their smooth, G elegant finish is virtually maintenancefree & lasts for years.

53 Tanby Road 391840 a/h: 39 7622 39 2102

Cnr Tanby Rd & Charles St

39 1813 or 39 4410 a/h

• Interior • • Exterior •

'17 years on the Coast'

BLOCKS

Mike Stokley

MASONRY BLOCKS, PAVERS-

PAINTING

FREE ESTIMATES given on all types of Masonry construction

• Free Quotes •

Allan 'Happy' Warren 39 3113

Interior • Exterior • Roofs

LOCALLY PRODUCED

• SEPTIC TANKS •

39 2205 or 39 1275

PHONE JOHN NEWTON 39 3893

PAINTING & WALLPAPERING

39 1513

19 1/2 Years in Ye••oon

Vince Workmanship Hannan Guaranteed

ALL

'IF WE CAN'T HANDLE IT ... NO-ONE CAN!'

PAINTING

Special Coatings to reduce Summer Heat GUARANTEED SATISFACTION

CAPRICORN

ROCKBLOCK 34 McBEAN ST YEPPOON • SERVING CAPRICORN COAST •

Tom Porter's CAPRICORN CONCRETORS Industrial • Residential • Commercial Suspended Floors • House Floors Patios • Driveways • Foundations

KEITH BECK 39 7753hfrs

33 6836

Reg. Builder

Denis Schofield Renovations • Concrete Work • New Homes

39 3680

PLUMBER DRAINER Maintenance • Renovations • New Work

Phil Munro

33 6714

PLUMBER DRAINER R A and T A Jones Phone

39 6714

YEPPOON KITCHENS 47 TANBY ROAD YEPPOON 39 2419 CABINETMAKERS Modem Custombuilt kitchens Attractive aluminium awnings & blinds

LEN KEILY'S

APPLIANCE SERVICE

39 4644 ... for all electrical repairs

ELECTRICIAN ® RICHTER • Installation • Maintenance ELECTRIC • Pensioner COMPANY Discounts Phone

Graeme's PLUMBING & DRAINAGE Service

STEVE on 39 3646

Keppel Bay

CLEANING SERVICES 24 years Professional Experience

SECURIT DOORS & WINDOWS

Ph 39 3807 at 7-7.30am or 6-6.30pm or 39 4318 other times For Services at a Fair Price!

• Decorative • Secure • Won't Rust

PLUMBER DRAINER

MADE-TO-MEASURE

Aluminium Awnings & Holland Blinds

Maintenance • Renovations • New Work

Phil Munro

Call us for FREE Measure & Quote

Specialising: Carpet Cleaning Window Cleaning Shops • Offices Housed washed inside, outside Window Tinting FREE QUOTES

39 7954

Peter and Tony

CARPET CLEANING Emu Park — 39 6178

CLEANING `We do everything'... Domestic • Commercial • Office Exterior house cleaning • Mould Removal Window Cleaning • Carpet steam cleaning FREE QUOTES ANYTIME

Bob Jocumsen's Cleaning Service

35 1181

CARPET CLEANING • LAYING & REPAIRS •

39 4966

Professional Service Competitive Rates

Central Coast Insect Screens

33 6714

FREE QUOTE

MASTER

39 4318

PAINTER George Barrett & Co

• All types of Painting • Re-Paints Specialist • FREE quotes All hours

39 1679

WESTERLAND

Answering Service

ROOF SERVICES

• All Painting • Re-Roofing • • De-Rusting • Gutter Sealing • FREE QUOTES

GAUDRON'S

CONCRETING SERVICE

YEPPOON MC?N -SAT HIRE SERVICE Cement Mixers • Wheelbarrows • Chainsaw Trestles & Planks • Generators • Spray Guns Lawnmowers • Garden Tools • Elect Tools

39 4930: a/h 39 7969 Tables & Chairs • BBQs • Party Lights Bunting • Disposable Dinnerware Highchairs • Folding Cots

SPECIALishvG IN EXPOSED AGGREGATE DRIVES

Dave Kershaw for...

39 2298

BOBCAT

CAPRICORN COAST ELECTRICAL SERVICE

BOBCAT HIRE 4-IN-1 Bucket • Post-Hole Digger Earth Bucket • Tipper Hire

39 7546

51 Tanby Rd (next to Cooee Bay Marine)

Floors • Paths • Footings • Patios

39 4959

K&E

Installation • Maintenance

Hire

39 2489

4-in-1 Bucket • Post Hole Digger Tipper Hire • Trencher 39 4408 39 3193

WAYNE KERSHAW

BACKHOE HIRE SPECIALISING IN ALL TYPES OF • EXCAVATIONS & DRAINAGE • No loading for weekends • Radio Controlled Wayne 39 3193 or Noel (a/h) 39 7667 Owner/Driver

Backhoe for hire 4 bucket Sizes • Scrub & Grass Slasher Open 7 DAYS-A-WEEK all holidays I.C. &

S. Stanley 39 1139


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TRADEWORK

Yeppoon Uph

FREE... QUOTE

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ALL HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE

39 4777 or 39 1172 a/h

BRICKLAYER Rob O'Rourke has special rates:

Owner-builders & Handymen

03 9 1599

FREE QUOTES

QUALITY WORK %)

DOMESTIC • SMALL

& BIG JOBS

STEEL FABRICATION YEPPOON

Maintenance • Construction Supplies Nuts, Bolts & Steel

Tradesman/Welder Greg

39 4539

VIDEO TV & AUDIO REPAIRS FRANK RICHTER 39

2330

COMPETITIVE RATES

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Radiator

Welding

PEYLE'cMTIG Ric

Capricorn Radiators 53 Tanby Rd 39 4810

P and J Caterers Weddings • Functions • Parties • Bulk Cooking AT PRICES 39 4215 or 39 7587 1 YOU CAN AFFORD RAY ARMSTRONG

CARPENTER

No job too small Reasonable rates

39 6845

MANNY PISANI

Bricklayer • Concretor Specialising in • Brick-Veneer FREE • Foundations • Blockwork QUOTE • House Slabs •Paving PHONE • Exposed Agg. • Fireplaces 39 6273 • Driveways

Removalfsts to the Capricorn Coast

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REMOVALS

Local • Interstate • Overseas Packing • Insurance Departing Brisbane & Interstate weekly STORAGE IN YEPPOON Eric Sundgren

39 3822

22 4049

GARAGE SALES

LOST: Reading glasses at Yeppoon Charity Market last Saturday morning. Reward. 39 1175. PET Blue budgie, Mulambin Bach/Causeway, area. Good reward. 33 6631. LOSTyour dog. Contact dog officer, 018 792036 or call at LSC depot between 3pm and 4pm during the week.

TOOLS, chainsaw, welder, generator, landcruiser tyres, etc. 2a Joyce Ave, Lammermoor Beach. Saturday, 7am. SATURDAY: Sam-10am. 34 Tucker Street, Yeppoon. PLANT sale: Barlows Farm, Tanby Road south, first road on right after Kanangra. Saturday 10am. Open weekdays, closed Sunday.

McDonald, 39 3133, Mary Street, opposite Post Office. CASSETTE, Radio, Stereo, Wand Video repairs. Frank Richter, phone 39 2330. BRICKLAYER, retaining walls, BBQs, letterboxes, etc. Phone 33 6143. CONCRETING, foundations, house floors, suspended floors, driveways, exposed aggregate. Col 39 4066; Mal 39 1247. HOUSES cleaned inside and out. For free, noobligation quote. Phone Des, 39 7110. INTERIOR painting by qualified semi-retired painter. Cheap but good. Pensioner 20% rebate. All work guaranteed. You don't pay unless satisfied. 39 4772 evenings. LANDSCAPING, paving, retainer walls, garden irrigation. For free quotes, ring 39 7530. MAINTENANCE, plumbing, drainage, building, painting, repairs, etc. Phone 39 3503. PLUMBING and drainage on the Coast - D and K J Harding, Lammermoor Beach. 33 6396. PLUMBING and drainage problems? Call Garry Bettiens, 39 7988. REFRIGERATION and air-conditioning mechanics available at H W Findlay's. 39 3266. ROOF and gutter repairs or renewal. Phone Garry Bettiens, 39 7988. SIGNWRITER has brush will work. Phone (G')Day, 39 4648 a/h. SLASHING: allotments, Emu Park, Kinka, Zilzie area from $25. Phone 39 6237. SLASHING: Yeppoon and surrounding area. Phone 39 1406 or 33 6472 a/h. TELEVISION, Video, Audio and Antenna repairs. Frank Richter, phone 39 2330. TREE lopping, plumbing, drainage, repairs,, renovations. Phone 33 6478. Phone 33 6478. VIDEO, Wand Audio repairs. Antenna supply and installation. Frank Richter, phone 39 2330. CAMEL rides on Yeppoon Main Beach every Sunday from in front of Bayview. SIGNWRITER has brush will work. Phone (G')Day 39 4648 a/h. TREK on a camel. Boil the billy and enjoy the scenery. Phone 39 3248 or 39 4888.

Anytime • Anything • Anywhere

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WANTED KNOWN

SANDBLASTING 39 4633

TRADEWORK ANTENNA installation, Wand Video repairs. Les

PRINTING

Economy prices • Professional standards Cards NO DELAYS • •Business Labels Stickers • Pricer tags

39 4053 •

BINGO MONDAY: 1.30pm, Yeppoon CWA Hall. Junior Sports Ass'n. $100 jackpot. Promoter: Lyn Stephens. Permit No. 3872. MONDAY: 7.30pm, Yeppoon Town Hall. Yeppoon Golf Club. Promoter: E Nankivell. Permit No. B23804. WEDNESDAY: 7.30pm, Keppel Bay Sailing Club. Promoter: A Tranent. Permit No. 823049. THURSDAY: 1.30pm, Yeppoon Bowls Club. Permit No. B21554. FRIDAY: 7.30pm, Cooee Bay Hall. Free bus, phone 391379. Cooee Bay Progress Association. Promoter: Olive Dorey. Permit No. 823686. SATURDAY: 7.30pm, Yeppoon Town Hall. 5 Jackpots totaling $1000. Best chance $100 in 60 calls. Olympic Pool Appeal. Promoter: Brian Dorey. Permit No. 823737.

WANTED TO BUY

PETS SALE: Toulouse Geese. Very quiet. $20 each or $80 for a family of 5. Phone 39 2100. GIVEAWAY: 8 weeks old black and white kittens (4). Phone 39 2425. MALE Staffordshire cross, fully grown, 2 years old; red male pup, Boxer cross. Both $40, cost includes immunisations. Contact dog officer, 018 792036 or call at LSC depot between 3pm and 4pm during the week.

COOBERRIE KENNELS and Cattery We Care for your pets WOODBURY ROAD 39 7553

WANTED TO RENT COAST resident family requires permanent 3br

tiome, furnished or unfurnished. Yeppoon area. References. 39 1298.

FOR HIRE DINGHYS for hire, 18 Sunflower Street, Kinka Beach. Phone 39 6105. Daily or weekly rates. METAL detector for hire for lost rings and coins. Reasonable rates. Phone 39 1640. DINGHYSfor hire, Coorooman Creek, $8 per day. Phone 34 4174.

REAL ESTATE CONTACT owner direct. Approx 3ac with 3 road frontage close to beach. 3br house and 3 rockblock stables (acc 8 horses) plus training track. Fully fenced, town water plus bore. Ideal for tourist venture, future business, boat storage, pottery. Will negotiate. $150,000. Phone 39 6472.

PLUMBING SUPPLIES PLUMBING supplies better than Rockhampton prices. A.I.S. McCracken Sales Pty Ltd, 24 Tanby Road, Yeppoon. 39 2277, 39 7115 a/h.

PUMP REPAIRS PUMP repairs on site or workshop byour qualified staff. A.I.S. McCracken Sales Pty Ltd. 39 2277 or 39 7115 a/h.

HOUSE FOR SALE Alan and Colleen Stickley (and Mark) are moving to Brisbane and their home at 34 Tucker Street, Yeppoon, is for sale. The home features established easycare gardens, large front verandah, open lounge with vertical drapes, dining room and kitchen ... all overlooking bushland, sea and town views. The family room, with large walk-in cupboard, leads to outdoor BBQ area, pergola and inground pool. There are three bedrooms, main ensuite, plus built-in library near bedrooms 2 and 3. Rockblock toolshed adjoins laundry area. 3 car accommodation. Close walking distance to primar school and Savemore centre.

Contact any Capricorn Coast Agent or phone 39 3427 for information.

Okifessionabj

EMU Park, as new, low set 3br home with carport and verandah. Ceiling fans, carpet and vinyl throughout. Handy to beach, school and kindergarten. Neat yard with garden shed. Move in for Christmas. $62,500. Phone owner direct, 396237. $84,000 for this new home. Top value. Tradesman-built, modern and practical design. Phone builder, 39 7595. CONTACT owner direct. Approx 3ac with 3 road frontage close to beach. 3br house and 3 rockblock stables (acc 8 horses) plus training track. Fully fenced, town water plus bore. Ideal for tourist venture, future business, boat storage, pottery. Will negotiate. $150,000. Phone 396472.

AUCTION

ACTION! (Acting under instructions from The Public Trustee)

HOUSES FOR SALE

INVEST IN THE FUTURE SITUATED: 46 John Street, Yeppoon. DESCRIPTION: Two storey fibro house, s/c 1 brm downstairs, 3 brm s/c upstairs, it's in good repQir, short walk to schools, shops & beach, tropical backyard with BBQ, garden shed & fowl n."1. Would make a good rental proposition. Definitely a sound investment as a sensible reserve price has been set. AUCTION TO BE HELD: On site Sat, 2nd Dec, 1989, 11am.

OPEN HOUSE:

Sunday 26th November, 1989, 2pm-4pm. INQUIRIES: Contact Ron Deasy AM 39 1850 DEASY & DOOLAN REAL ESTATE PTY LTD 2/36 JAMES ST, YEPPOON. Ph: 393444

BRAND NEW HOMES MOVE IN FOR CHRISTMAS! No.1

Sole A encies

No.2

Good Seaviews Great Seaviews Double Storey Brick Home, 3 Bedrooms Low to Hi-set Rockblock & Hardiplank, 3 plus Family Room, 2 Toilets (1 up & 1 down) bedrooms, Fully enclosed & cemented under. Double enclosed car accommodation Single enclosed car accommodation $130,000 $105,000 OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK

YEPPOON

Ph. (079) 39 1177 A.H. Chris Ede (079) 39 3226

WANTED: large tricycle or small 2-wheeler with

trainer wheels. 39 7185. URGENTLY needed. Lego or similar, in good condition if possible. Phone 39 6506 WANTED exercise bike in good condition. Phone 39 2401 b/h. WANTED to buy old furniture, any condition. Top prices paid. Phone 39 1380 or call Ross Garage, Yeppoon. CARS, utilities, commercial vehiclesand machinery for wrecking. Ph 39 4633 b/h, 39 4304 a/h. OLD fashioned furniture, china bric-a-brac and jewellery. The Shed Antiques, Savemore Centre. Phone 39 4532 or 39 3442.

HOUSES FOR SALE

AUCTIONS - AUCTION

1;piotessionais) m- ACTION!

Emu Park First National

AND

AUCTION ON SITE a/c LIVINGSTONE SHIRE COUNCIL SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th FIRST PARCEL Thomas Street, Emu Park, 10am 8 lots with seaviews and short stroll from Shelleys Beach (Lots 1-5 Plan LN 2702) (Lots 1-3 RP 618327) 641m2 up to 811m2

SECOND PARCEL Redman Street, Emu Park, 10.45am CAPRICORN

LANDSCAPING AND PAVING 39 7530 FOR FREE QUOTE... • Retaining Walls • Concreting • Outdoor Entertainment Areas • We erect garden sheds

TREE LOPPING

5 Lots with rural aspect (Lots 1 & 2 RP 604021) (Lots 1 & 3 RP 620860) 800m2 to 1256m2 ALL LOTS ABOVE AVERAGE SIZE

39 7646

AND THEN RURAL PARCEL northwards from Emu Park Airstrip

Kevin Pearce

(Subs 1-24 of portion 34 & subs 1-56 of portion 42) Area 4.543 ha to be sold in 2 parcels

Advertise your business in this space for just $6.60 ... even less with discount Phone 39 4244

AUCTIONEERS COMMENTS: Chance of a lifetime to purchase prime property in Emu Park

EMU PARK FIRST NATIONAL 396588 Roy Thwaite DEASY & DOOLAN REAL ESTATE PTY LTD EMU PARK 39 6411


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Saturday 16th December, 1989 on site McBean Street, Yeppoon The Ex Morgan's Bakery Factory 1467m2 Industrial Land & Buildings Then immediately afterwards all the equipment therein including baking equipment, freezers, refrigerators, shelving, pressure cleaner, 4.5k.v.a. power plant, oxy-welder, Ford Econovan and many other items as per inventories available from:

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Ph. (079) 39 1177 A.H. Chris Ede (079) 39 3226

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SALE OF LAND - EMU PARK Notice is given that the Council intends to auction the following lands on Saturday, 9th December, 1989, commencing at the Thomas Street site at 10.00am, following at the Redman Street site at 10.45am approximately.

Thomas Street (East) 8 lots close to the beach, being lots 1-3 on RP 618327 and lots 1-5 on Plan LN 2702.

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ARE you a swimmer and want to swim for fitness, fun or competitively? Don Ireland Swimming Pool Complex is now open and Wendy Sheils of Kinka Beach is interested in starting a club for people between 20 years and 90 years and over. The club will be affiliated with AUSSI Masters Swimming in Australia (Inc). AUSSI is an Australia-wide association of adult swimming clubs and is a member if the world-wide Masters Swimming International organisation. "Rockhampton has the Rocky Crocs and the Coast should have a club for its own seniors," Mrs Sheils. "There is a meeting at the pool in Bell Park on Sunday, December 3 at 8am to see if anyone is interested in starting a club." She said everyone is welcome to go along and take their bathers. "It's strictly a social morning, maybe just an hour or two, so we can see if it,is what people want to do. "The AUSSI motto is `Fitness and Fun' and has clubs at most pools. Club members take part in social swimming, competition, aerobic swimming, squad training and learn-to-swim." It is not for ex-olympians, you don't even

LIVINGSTONE SHIRE COUNCIL

AUCTION

LAND AUCTION

ALPHA TRANQUILITY

Coastal retreat on 25 acres

Yeppoon on 16th December, 1989 at 10am

Rare opportunity to secure an excellent 25 acres of rich fertile scrub soil & home, featuring a delightful kitchen with breakfast bar, large rumpus, 2 car accommodation.

16 tree-studded lots in a new subdivision, within easy walking distance of Lammermoor Beach (Lots 1-16 on RP 620307)

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ZILZIE Golf Club's Thursday stroke winner was 0 Phillips with 69 nett on countback from D Frisby who also won the pinshot. Saturday's stableford winners were Cec Saunders with 44 points and D Webb with 39 points. D Frisby won the pinshot. A stroke game was played on Sunday for trophies donated by CQ Cement Pty Ltd and presented by Norm Bull. Winners were Q Assay with 57 nett and D Webb 69. B Bull and Cec Saunders won the pinshots. The Thursday club held its Christmas breakup yesterday with nine holes of golf followed by lunch. The club will continue through the Christmas holidays and visitors are welcome. A stroke game will be played on Saturday (tomorrow) and a standard scratch on Sunday.

The grounds surrounding are scattered with fruit trees & shrubs with balance of the block naturally timbered. Beautiful views. TO BE AUCTIONED IN RAINE & HORNE AUCTION ROOMS 186 Musgrave St, Nth Rockhampton SAT, 25th NOVEMBER at NOON For further details contact David Carter a/h 27 9535

have to be a good swimmer ... it is for fun, fitness and meeting people. "Swimming is great for people who have given up other types of activities ... you can float and it saves on the knee joints," she said. "Pregnant women are also welcome. People with back or orthopaedic problems would enjoy coming along to the club." Mrs Sheils said everyone, regardless of age, sex or fitness is welcome to go along to the `starter' morning in Sunday, December 3 at 8am. Phone her, if you are unable to go that morning but want to take part, 39 6034.

Frenchville's bowlers play for shield THIRTY-FOUR Frenchville indoor bowlers were at Yeppoon Indoor Bowling Club on Wednesday of last week to join YIBC members in the annual Beryl Beattie Memorial Shield fixture. Winners were Gary Warren, Audrey Twiner, Elma Kearney, May Stockley and Hazel Robertson with a score of 30 points. Medallions will be given to members of the winning team. A glance back at previous games by games director Vi Robson shows that since the first game played in 1985, Gary Warren has been in the winning team three times - 1986, 1987 and 1989. And another of jast week's winning combination, Elma Kearney, has twice been in the top team, 1988 and 1989. Not present at last week's event, Beryl Belz, was also twice in the winning team - 1985 and 1986. YIBC's Ivy Mallory won first prize in the raffle, a pillow, and Frenchville visitor Irwin Morgan won second prize, a bunch of flowers. Rockhampton clubs Wandal and Capri visited YIBC on Friday night and both were soundly beaten by the Yeppoonites. Scores: YIBC 127, Wandal 67; YIBC 121, Capri 70. This Sunday night YIBC will have its Christmas party.

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tenants. Total land area 1618 sq m. Comer Site Zoned Central Business B. A word from the Auctioneer: An ideal opportunity to purchase a well known Motel S E V E N located in the sought after retail section of Yeppoon, with the ability to capitilise on DWARFS MO- the ever-increasing tourist traffic passing through the Capricorn Coast ' AND THEN IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING TEL TO BE AUC(TO BE AUCTIONED ON THE MOTEL PREMISES) TIONED ON HOUSE PROPERTY - 22 QUEEN STREET, YEPPOON SITE, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8th, Highset fibro home with three bedrooms, tiled roof, separate lounge/dining and excellent views - presently leased till June 1990. Land area 1012 sq m. Zoned 1989 at 11am Residential C. An ideal redevelopment site. MOLLOYS REAL ESTATE and DEASY & DOOLAN REAL ESTATE ••--;'-'4

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Shaw Avenue 4 large elevated Residential A lots - 100 m2 each. (Lots 2-5 RP 620865)

Phillips wins on countback

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Friday's nine hole chicken run tees off between 4pm and 530pm. A single stroke will be played on Saturday, tomorrow, with an 11.30am draw. On Sunday members and associates play stablefords for Dan and Dawn Daly trophies. The Tuesday associates' break-up day is on November 28.

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D DALY and K Killoran won Tuesday's associates game and pinshots at Emu Park Golf Club with 65.5 nett. L Ambrey and R Schneider were on 71.5 Wednesday stableford winner was G Cook with 64 points. Runners up were S Bowser 54, A Skilton and R Schmidt on 53. G Bowser and G Capell won the pinshots. Friday's chicken run was won by C Sharrock with 28 nett. Runners up were A Robinson 29, S Bowser 30 and R Schmidt 32. Pinshots went to D Daly and P Malick; nine hole gross to D Daly and R Blair and other chook winners were K Ufer, W Robinson and A Robinson. Saturday hi-lo winners were W Mathers and G Cook with 68 nett. Runners up: J Elliott and D Markwell 68.5; C Doblo and D Tideman 72; G Bowser and L Ufer 73. Pinshot winners: D Markwell and G Bowser; 2's, D Tideman. On Sunday members and associates played a chapman for K and J Houlihan trophies. Mixed winners were J Guthrie and N Crowhurst 55 nett. Leftover winner was E Simpson with 61. Mixed pinshots were won by B Capell and C Lyon and J Guthrie and N Crowhurst. R Blair won both pinshots for leftovers. Rundown: R Blair, J Fields and W Urquart, all on 64.

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James Street YEPPOON Ph 39 3444


22 - Capricorn Coast Mirror . November 24 - November 30,198.9

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ON the weekend the Capricorn Coast third grade cricket match against Allenstown ended in a drawwhen it was washed out on the second day. Allenstown won the toss and elected to bat. The side declared on 257 for the loss of six wickets. One of Allenstown's batsmen was unbeaten on 151. Peter Huxt able, playing his first game in third grade, was the best of Coast's bowlers when he took two wickets for 74. Capricorn Coast scored 100 for the loss of four wickets before rain stopped play. Peter Huxtable top-scored with 27 runs and Mick Barsby made 17. They shared a first wicket partnership of 65 ... the best opening partnership this season for third grade. Simon Perkins, playing in his first match for third grade, scored 12, as did Ron Christie. Paul Marsh was not out on nine. This weekend third grade plays Brothers at Victoria Park tomorrow, Saturday, starting at 12.45pm. Second grade plays its first away game for the season against Grammar at the Grammar School. The side had a bye last weekend. Two visiting teams play on Capricorn Coast's wicket in Yeppoon Showground this weekend.

Christmas shoot at Cawarral range A CHRISTMAS shoot has been organised for this weekend by the SSAA Rockhampton branch at the Duncan McDonald Shooting Complex, Cawarral. The shotgun events are on Saturday, November 25 starting at 1pm. Rifle events are on Sunday starting at 9.30am. Members attending on Sunday are to take their own food for a picnic barbecue lunch and tea. Drinks will be available on both days.

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36 ROCKHAMPTON RD YEPPOON. 4703 Wait to see the expression of joy on the faces of your children or grandchildren when they open their very own letter and realise who it is from. The memory will remain with you for years. And not only that, your $1 donation will assist Yeppoon Lioness Club to help local children's charities. .There are seven letters, all beautifully written, and great care is taken where parents have requested individual letters for their children, that each receive differently worded letters.. Alternatively, why not encourage your child to write a letter to Santa enclosing, on their behalf, a $1 donations towards helping local children's charities. The letters are sent after December 17. Dear.Father Christmas, I have enclosed cheque/money order for $ payable to Yeppoon Lioness Club and request you to send (qty) letters, at $1 per letter to the children whose names and addresses I have printed below. (Use another piece of paper if there's not enough space)

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Enthusiastic audience watches Jack and Win basketballers play grand finals host farewell ,

CAPRICORN Coast basketball junior and intermediate grand finals were played on Sunday in front of an enthusiastic audience at the high school stadium. In a high scoring game, Devils took part in their fifth grand final in a row against first timers C C Lakers. Each team has two players competing in the Rockhampton competition with under 14 representative experience. It was Devils' newest player R Handcock who was the dark horse with an amazing 34 points from field goals, although only shooting 25 per cent from the free throw line. Added to the 33 points of Ryan Miller, with some great defence and assists to Devils' game plan from the team, the newcomers were always chasing a substantial edge. It was made more difficult when first half top-scorer Bobby White (8) was fouled off before the break. This left Lakers with only one player to spell on the bench and it was a strong fight to the end for the remaining six. Lakers top scorers were Adrian Moore (22) and Phillip Staley (12). Devils defeated C C Lakers 78-56. The intermediates gave coachAlanThomas his second grand final win of the day when Bombers failed to capitalise in the second half on their substantial foul advantage over Richmond. Richmond had 13 fouls to Bombers 6 at half time with only a six point deficit to close. Despite many close encounters in the past, Richmond finished the season with their biggest winning margin over the Blacks of 19 points. Top scorers: Craig Lawton, 18 and Brett Shackleton, 6 for Bombers and Kelvin Smith, 34 (24 in the second half) and Justin Spyve, 10. A delayed A men's preliminary final was also held on Sunday night between Hootans and Coasters. Coasters gabbed the early points starting with a well controlled game marked by fast and well-controlled passes under the direction of guard Sandy Sonnleitner. About 10 minutes into the game Hootans started to really capitalise their style of intercepts and fast breaks with left Coasters goal wide open. Young Ian Powne was particularly noticeable for his speed on the court and was the man, along with Pat Cranny, that Coasters really had the opportunity to foul off the court. Despite obvious fatigue by many Coasters who had Sandy off with illness in the second half, they did stage a major fight back ... almost wrestling the match from Hootans. They had some opportunities to score, but it didn't go their way in the last couple of minutes. With a Hootans score on the bell Coasters bowed out for 1989 after an excellent game, 4943. Jim Shackleton, 13, and Jason Moody, 10, top-scored for Coasters and Ian Powne, 17, and

Aggressive start from first over IN the junior cricket finals played in a sporting manner, Koala openers Mark Scherlies, 27 not out, and Craig Newbery, 25 not out, batted aggressively from the first over. The two Sacred Heart players set the trend for the following batsmen. Assisted by Dan Mckavanagh and Brian Barry with scores of 13 runs each, Koalas innings closed at 117. Cavaliers batsmen Robin Knobel, 26 not out, and Jon Robertson, 25 not out, set about the task of hauling in Koalas' total. They did it steadily and by the 13th over were on target. The game was set for a close finish but due to accurate bowling from Craig Newbery and Mark Jones, the tail faltered and Cavaliers fell 27 runs short with a total of 90 runs. During the game Mark Scherlies took three wickets in an over and Michael Carberry recorded a personal best knock of 12 runs. EST. in YEPPOON 1985 SINCE

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30 attend for President's Day PRESIDENT'S day at Singing Ship Indoor Bowling Club on Saturday attracted 30 members. The games were played as triples and president Trevor Gardner made the presentation to the winning trio of George Hogan, Brian Garvey and Marie Morris. Runners up were Charlie Stratford, Merle Sheridan and Jack Duke. Sportsman's prize was won by Ethel Duke, Lloyd Stewart and Bert Atkins. On Saturday, tomorrow, St Joseph's (Rockhampton) visit Singing Ship for the last interclub game for 1989. The annual general meeting is on Saturday, December 2 starting at 1pm and Christmas break-up is Saturday, December 16 at the Emu Park Cultural Hall.

JACK and Win Norris are leaving Emu Park and as a parting gift hosted a day of bowling at Emu Park Bowls Club on Sunday. Jack is a foundation member of the club. Forty-eight members and visitors battled in two 15 end games and then sat down for a barbecue also hosted by Jack. "Jack Scoffin and Ron Stokley were voted top chefs and invited to come along again," publicity officer Marg Price said. Jack and Win's trophy winners were Graeme Tasker and Ken Moore. Runners up were Marge Wilson, Fred Baker and Eddie Mann. The week's trophies were won by: Tuesday, Fred Baker and George Cliffe; Wednesday„ Ruth Forrest and Marge Stewart. On Saturday the CQ past presidents celebrated their patrons and presidents day at Emu Park. Sixty-four bowlers representing the CQ district from St Lawrence to Mt Morgan took part. Winners were Arthur Atcheson, John Aitken, Dick Prior and Col Rose. Runners up: Athelstane's team with Kev Thompson as skip. Club mixed results: Kath and George defeated Edith and Wilf Gibson 21-18; Ailsa and Chick Stanley defeated Bernie Lawless and Audrey Heath 26-18. Bernie Lawless, Audrey Heath and Brian Heath defeated Marg and Alan Price arid Harry McNamara 25-13; Ailsa Stanley, Ch: Stanley and John Aitken defeated Marge" Wilson, substitute Dick Prior and Esme Johnson 24-22. "Members are asked to complete mixed competitions as soon as possible," she said. "We were saddened by the recent deaths of two members - past president Norm Eveille and member Sid Wills. Our sympathy goes to their families." CQ Junior Bowlers and their parents visit Emu Park on Sunday for mixed social bowling. Thirty-two nominations are required. . Sunday, December 3 is the men's annual general meeting at 9.30am. All members are invited to attend. Social nights continue every Friday with barbecue teas served from 6pm to 8.30pm and Ron Gibson's music until 10.30pm. Friday, December 22 is a fancy dress party for members and friends.

SENSATIONAL SQUASH FINISH CAPRICORN Coast Squash Rackets Association's grand finals played on Saturday night provided a sensational finish in A grade. Runaway leaders for the season, Navigators, was narrowly defeated by Odds and Ends in the semi finals and again lined up to play them in the grand final after defeating Bits and Pieces in the final. Odds and Ends started with a 3-0 win by number one John Briggs against son Chris. Navigators countered with number four Shane Miners winning 3-0 against Gary Hodgson. Number three David Schulz defeated Denis Etheridge 3-0. The number twos took the court with Andrew Dowie needing 14 points for a Navigators' win

Bits and Pieces win grand final THE B grade squash grand final played at the Capricorn Coast Squash Centre on Saturday night was won 3-1 by Bits and Pieces against. Professionals. Terry Bishton won Professionals only point with a 3-1 win against Nathan Wigginton. Jim George defeated Rob Wigginton 3-1. Shane Nipperess defeated Clint Marxsen 3-0. Mike George clinched the result with a 3-1 win against Paul Murphy. C grade went to a 3-1 win. Ruth Frisch took the only match with a 309 win against Simon Atwell. Shane Stockwell defeated Jason Powell 3-1; Chad Quigley def Danny Malone 3-1 and Duane Vivian defeated Jason Malouf 3-1. Ladies only competition was won by the bottom semi-finalists Odds and Ends 11-6 against Odds and Ends 2. Karen Freeman defeated Ruth Frisch 3-0; Sylvia Hodgkinson v Debbie Patterson 1-3; Wendy McGinty def Anne Bulley 3-0; Nancy Busteed v Joyce Dooley 1-3; May Briggs defeated Trish Andrews 3-0.

and Greg Pitt with the mammoth task of containing Andrew to 12 points for an Odds and Ends win. Greg started well, winning the first 9-4, but Andrew played better in the second to run up a 7-2 lead. Greg rallied under pressure to come back and win 10-8. Andrew then needed three points for the team win. The gallery was hushed as Greg led 8-2 and served for the match. Several handouts later, Andrew took the crucial point plus a spare for a Navigators' grand final win.

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Kentucky Day Lat Yeppoon YEPPOON Golf Club women played a 4bbb for Ruby Norton's trophies in conjunction with Kentucky Day on Tuesday, November 14. Winners were Glenda Watson and Dianne Haddow with 70 nett from Shirley Burton and Margaret Prior 73. Next were Shirley Kruger and Mary Sherlock with 74. Pinshots were won by Daphne Gregg and Barbara Chandler and Yvette Fritschi and Jean Tiegs. Daphne Gregg won the proshot. The Wednesday club was again well attended with a sprinkling of visitors mixed with locals. Ladies' stableford winner was Nancy Montgomery with 75 points from Jean Tiegs 33 and D Webb also on 33. First nine: Gwen Dawson and D Webb 34 each. Second nine: Jean Tiegs 32.5 and Lorna Quigley 33. Stella Haskins and Val Cox won the pinshots and Hazel Fry the proshot. Members' stableford winners were E Nankivell 47; T Woodbridge 43; R Dawson and H Hilpert 42 each; K Dean, T Gray, G Rosin and T Shields 41 each; A Simpson, R Jennings and M Matthews 40 each. First nine: T Woodbridge 27; G Muller 29.5; E Nankivell and W Osborne 30 each; A Launchburry 30.5; T Wahlin, A Simpson, B Morgan, G Rosin and R Dawson 31.5 each. • Second nine: S Harris 29; P Lowry 30; E Shields and K Dean 31 each; A Simpson and M L4atthews 31.5; E Nankive1130 and H Fisher 31. Pinshots were won by E Shields and R Dawson, who also won the proshot. The veterans played a stableford over 12 holes on Friday. Ladies' winners were Beryl Taylor, Kay Scope and Esme Woodbridge, all with 26 points. Esme also won the pinshot. Members' winners: Key Thompson 32; Villa Svendsen 30 and Alan Launchburry 29. Terry Woodbridge won the pinshot. The veterans Christmas barbecue is on Thursday, December 7 after the game. A stroke game for club trophy was played on Saturday by the ladies. Elizabeth Huszak won with 68 nett from Beryl Bartley, Cassie Freeman and Mary Sherlock, all with 70. D Haddow, M Prior and J Farquhar won pinshots and P King the proshot. Members played their medal final and runners up final for trophies donated by Stan Thorne, Graham Rosin and John Cahill. The finals were played in three grades - A, B and C. A grade winner was 'E Nankivell with 67 nett in a play off from Bill Oates 67. B grade: K Dean, 67 nett, in a play off with J Couani and R Young. C grade: P Munro with 64 nett. Runners up: A, J Garvey 69; B, N Drillis 66; C, A Simpson 65. Nett rundown: M Clay 63; R Hunt and M Vonblankensee 64 each; L Arnold and G Rapley 67 nett; B Menzies, W Faint, J Burton and R Milnes 68 each. Pinshots were won by M Shields, P Boon and I Macaulay. McWilliams Wines went to N Drillis and A Gabel won the proshot. The ladies played a 4bbb stableford on Sunday. Cassie Freeman and Ruby Norton won with 45 points from Kitty Jeacocke and Gwen Dawson with 42. Shirley Burton, Margaret Prior and Sue Hennessy won the pinshots and Fay Yesberg the proshot. A stroke game in conjunction was won by Ruby Norton with 64 nett from Sue Hennessy with 70. Members also played a 4bbb stableford for club trophy. The winners were Bill Freeman and Vince Hunt with 49 points from Nobs Drillis and Tom Jarman 46, D Lee and T Simpson 45, R Gray and P Foxwell 45, W Osborne and M Boyd 45. Pinshot winners were K Dean (2), W Whitfield and K Hunt. G Haskins won the proshot. The annual general meeting is on Friday, December 8 at 7.30pm. All members are invited to attend.

• ABOVE: Pictured at Yeppoon Indoor Bowls Club on Sunday are Ron Hancock, Ruth Irons, Betty Banister, John Mijatovic, Oasie Lilly, Ivy Howard, Glad Scott and Dorothy Sutherland.

EMU Park Rugby League Football Club has appointed its new coach for the 1990 Rockhampton reserve grade season and sign-on day is Sunday, December 10. The newly elected committee appointed experienced and premiership-winning coach Terry Simpson after considering four applications. He replaces Steve Anderson, who did not stand, after the club's inaugural season. The club finished in second place ... in its first year, of playing in the Rockhampton competition. Terry, 32, is a non-playing coach and has a wealth of knowledge from years spent with, the New South Wales Dapto and Kiama clubs. He has played under Cronulla-Sutherland coach Allan Fitzgibbon. He played as hooker in winning premierships for Dapto in 1978-80-81 and in 1982 went to Kiama for another pennant. He was then appointed coach of the Dapto reserves and in his first year the side reached the grand finals, losing 20-12. In 1984 Dapto went from fourth spot to premiers and lost the 1985 grand final. The sign-on, starting at llam, has been combined with a social cricket match, barbecue and refreshments at the old cricket 'grounds. An added attraction will be the handing out of last season's guernseys. The players who wore them are invited to go along and pick them up. Club president Eddie Mallard said the club was keen to improve on last year's success and wanted to introduce an under 19 team in 1990. "Any young blokes who would like to play, should turn up on December 10 so we will have an idea of the numbers available to play," Mr Mallard said. "If we are to expand and advance the game in Emu Park we must keep looking for further improvements. An under 19 side is an obvious avenue." Emu Park had an excellent first season: The highlights were four titantic struggles against Diehards. The club's new committee was formed at the annual general meeting on Sunday. Inaugural president Eddie Mallard and Rockhampton Rugby League Club delegate Danny Duffy retained their positions.

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24 - Capricorn Coast Mirror November 24 - November 30, 1989

WHERE WERE THE SWANS ON A.G.M. NIGHT? lawn re tvate any `Don't let apathy Tke ltatlut4 disband club!' WILL you please print the following letter addressed to Yeppoon Australian Football Club Inc members and players? On Tuesday, November 14 last, the annual general meeting of Yeppoon Swans, your football club, was held at the Pacific Hotel, the time, 730pm. By 8pm, outgoing president Peter Motton declared the meeting open with an attendance of 24 members, coach and players. Where were the other members and players? The Strand Hotel had a show on, perhaps they were there. Wherever they were, let us hope they are now hanging their heads in shame. The Swans football club is at a turning point, a crossroads in its life ... a new football ground, the prospect of a clubhouse. What joy for those players with young sons coming on of their own. What joy to those present outgoing and past committees to see the fruits of their labours coming into being. No wonder we didn't win the 'flag' in the 1989 competition ... we can't even turn up for the annual general meeting and nominate and elect our committee for the 1990 season. There was no alternative ... the meeting was abandoned after one hour. No nominations for any of the vacant committee places, although a number of names were put forward out of those valiant present supporters. Why not? You may well ask. Past presidents, secretaries and treasurers and committee members will tell you: "Goon the Swans' committee - especially as president - and your name is mud!". Your own life and business suffers ... and the players resent you! As president you are expected to do it all ... and I mean all. Even to the extent of cleaning up after home games and running the raffles with the help of one or two local helpers. You do it every week! The players have the notion the fairies supply all their needs before games - tapes, footies, refreshments (especially the freebies), first aid supplies, clean up, write copious letters, attend to all league matters, ensure all business is attended to, accounts paid, sponsors found, trophy donations, and on and on and on. Wake up. It's your president and his small committee. Parents of juniors. The Swans are not a child-minding service to' drop off the boys and pick up after the game is over. Believe it or not - juniors take more effort and planning than the seniors - it doesn't just hapJ pen. What happened to parent involvement in our kids' sporting life? With the large number of juniors, a rostered parent system to assist would mean probably! once, at most twice, each season you would be required to spend a few hours in helping your son pursue a healthy sporting lifestyle. I know I speak for each and everyone who did take the time to attend Tuesday's annual general meeting when I say ... unless the committee, members and players are a 'united team' that elusive 'flag' will forever be out of

• ABOVE: Nancy Busteed and Joyce Dooley played in the 1989 Capricorn Coast Squash Rackets Association grand finals on the weekend. our reach, as will all the fringe benefits we are looking for as a club. As a 'united team' let the 1990 season be a joy for all concerned ... not a chore. Every committee member, player and member should be able to say at the end of the season: "What a THIS Sunday is the last day of play for 1990 great year!". for junior basketballers at the Queensland Supporters of the Australian football code, Recreation stadium in Cboee Bay. Swans players and any other Yeppoon people A free sausage sizzle will be held for the who may like to take an interest ... please don't children after the games. let this apathy cause the disbanding of the Basketball resumes in the new year when the Yeppoon Australian Football Club. school year starts. That is what will happen unless there is a In the under 8 game last week Damien Barry strong showing at the re-running of the annual was the only scorer with two goals. general meeting set down for Tuesday, DecemOne young player who displayed a big imber 12 at 730pm. The venue is the Pacific provement was Rachel Farr. Although not Hotel. successful at scoring, Rachel made several atBe there! The future of the Yeppoon football tempts. She was also quick to intercept the ball club is dependant on each and every one of us. and show her skill at dribbling down he court. - Judith (Julie) Ward. Tina Ware and Ben O'Regan played enthusiSurf clubs get subsidies astically and Sophie Moore defended her opponents relentlessly. YEPPOON and Emu Park surf lifesaving Emily Symes played an excellent game for the clubs received subsidy cheques for $10,500 under 10s, top-scoring .with three goals, two from the State Government. points. Member for Broadsound Denis Hinton said the subsidy grants were in recognition of the Owen Kelso and Roy Jackson scored two excellent work and community service progoals each and Michael Whitehead, Jody vided by members to their communities. Bromley, Matthew Kelso and Shannon Balsys were all successful with one goal each. Matthew Newmann and Alexander Sykes took part with enthusiasm and Michael Whitehead played a strong game. Melanie Elstob and Matthew Kelso, under 8 players, have developed their skills well enough to compete competently with the under 10 players. Well done. In the under 12s' game all players were suc5pm to 9pm cessful at scoring. Wade Purton and Jay Keohane topped the score with seven goals each. Maximum 1 hour each Jordan Crigan scored four, Kim Jackson and Richard Corbett were successful with three, Roy Jackson and Cameron Blake scored two Squash Centre 39 2444 each and new player Ryan Duckwitz scored one goal. The game was strongly contested with players displaying competence and ability on the court. Organisers thank the children and parents for the support for junior basketball

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KINKA BEACH bloke is back from an extended holiday down south taking in Tasmania, the Adelaide Grand Prix and the Melbourne Cup. The holiday started off the right way with a drive to Sydney because of the airlines dispute. In Sydney, a friend had booked airline tickets for the rest of the holiday ... they had been paid for well in advance. Unfortunately, the airline was unable to carry the! Kinka Beach bloke and friend so they asked for their money back. Ah, that's not as easy as it seems. Apparently, while this particular 'airline likes to • see your money up-front, it requires at least six weeks to make a refund. What's happening to your money in the meantime ... when interest rates are so high? Anyway, they found another carrier and headed south. The Grand Prix was on the itinerary, because it was silly to miss it when heading south anyway. Yes, Adelaide did come alive... but our own Coast resident was a trifle disappointed in the actual race. It seems the $100' admission price is only the rust stage of seeing the race ... it's another $100, or more, to get a seat in a grandstand! Our resident decided to cut his losses and stand in the rain with the rest of the plebs and "hear" rather than "see" the Formula is go by. Yes, they were fast, he caught an occasional glimpse of some adver; tising billboard ripping by at 220km/h ... and that was the Grand Prix. Oh, he did catch some of the race on TV sets positioned strategically! The Melbourne Cup was something else. Our Kinka Beach resident was there, live, at the greatest annual event in Australia's sporting calendar ... and did not know who won until 20 minutes after the race had been run! He went into the betting ring to watch the prices change, picked the horse that came second (Super Impose) put $10 each way on it ... and they were off. Because of the crush he was still in the betting ring as the race went on. Unlike the Grand Prix, no TV sets were close handy so our Kinka Beach resident missed seeing it. He also missed hearing it because the loudspeakers were toy high ... they were aimed at the grandstands. People were jumping up and down around him shouting they had won and he found out 20 minutes after the race he was $60 better off! Luckily for our tourist he was luckier in Tasmania ... it was open!!!

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