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Issue 150 – Thursday 19 July 2012

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Proud sponsor of this year’s Tucker Tent Sunday 12 August Congratulations to Eumundi Food Fest on the 10th anniversary of this community event. The Tucker Tent program this year will include children from North Arm school’s Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program preparing, cooking and sharing fresh seasonal produce from their own school garden. Indigenous woman Dale Chapman and a team of women who recently completed a Backyard Bites workshop will also be on stage for a demonstration of smoking technique and other tasty treats using local native product. Also in the program will be well known chef Jamie Milverton who in partnership with Mission Australia is helping to prepare aspiring chefs to enter the hospitality industry. Jamie and his team of recent Kitchen Boot participants will stage an up-beat demonstration showcasing their acquired skills. Jamie’s passion is for regional produce and increasing awareness of quality food products. Hope to see you there – something new for all the family all day.

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Editor's Word on the street Desk

Community Diary Thursday 19 July ECCO Community forum 5.30pm Indian Palace Ph 0413 199 766


’m ashamed to say that I did the big family shop recently… and forgot my green bags. As I mumbled my lame excuses to the lackadaisical checkout chick and my mountain of plastic piled up, I braved a look at the other shoppers – hoping no one would point and shout; “Editor of Eumundi Green – for shame!” But when I did, l found that not a single shopper in this very busy supermarket had brought bags either! It would seem BYO bags was just a passing fad. The startling statistics on page 5 might help us to remember them next time we shop. In this issue we also prepare for the upcoming Food Fest and get to know a few local artists a little better. Lots of wonderful contributions from locals – keep them coming! Sacha Hamilton-MacLaren

The word on the street is bees don’t like to work in the wet so strawberry season is struggling. There’s a mandarin in every lunchbox though. Finding work is hard lately and many of us are seriously contemplating getting a job at the mines. The community is shocked and upset that a fire was deliberately set in a local house. It’s good to be back at school – especially when it’s raining. The buildings along Memorial Dr could do with a lick of paint. And word on the street is the community keeps growing – there are 15 new students at Eumundi State School.

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Whenever the magazine has inserts, all 4000 copies of the Eumundi Green are held and stuffed by one of our incredible volunteers. Come rain, hail or shine, when the Eumundi Green signal is sent they answer the call. Extra hands are always welcome. Email or phone the editor (details on the cover).

ECCO thanks the volunteers who contributed over 100 hours production, collation and delivery work for the last issue of Eumundi Green, including:

Matt Popplewell Feature writer

Wendy Birrell Celebrate Food

Claudia Williams

Natural home cleaning

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Indee Theatre News

Wednesday 1 August Eumundi Historical Association meeting 6pm School of the Arts Ph 0407 139 836 Sunday 4 August Bike and Hot Rod Expo 10am Eumundi Showgrounds Ph 0431 062 008

Volunteering made to measure

How will the streets of Eumundi look in 10 years’? If you want a say on how Eumundi should look in the future, make sure you get along to the streetscape planning session. Tonight – Thursday 19 July 5.30– 6.30pm at the Indian Palace.

Sunday 22 July Pomona King of the Mountain 7am – 5pm

Established in 1979 on community land, The Original Eumundi Markets (OEM) is now in partnership with Volunteering Sunshine Coast (VSC) to recruit volunteers and match them with worthy local projects and organisations. There will be a VSC stall at OEM over the next few weeks for interested people who want make a difference.

Deadline for issue out Thurs 2 Aug for advertising and Green Leaf is NOON Thurs 26 July Published by Eumundi Combined Community Organisation Ltd ACN 133 941 278 ● For advertising rates and requirements please go to or Ph 0400 707 778. A yearly subscription is $50 posted. Please phone us for local delivery points or to attend to any delivery requirements. Eumundi Green: taking the essence of Eumundi to the world.

John Gemmel School garden

Helen Hepburn Golden Pendas

Jemma Cawood

Qld Waterpolo team

Proofreading: Bronwen Emery and Jacqueline Lavery. Design and layout: Kate Terton, T’n’T-media design.

Bronwen Emery Eumundi Bakery

Eumundi Combined Community Organisation Ltd This magazine is printed on 100% recycled paper, except the cover and centre pages, which are printed on partly recycled plantation-sourced paper.

Disclaimer (the fine print): All information in Eumundi Green has been written in good faith based on material, verbal or written, provided by contributors. The editor is not obliged to publish every item of information received nor will all letters and articles submitted be published without change because of layout and production considerations. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information in this publication, the publishers cannot be held responsible for any consequences resulting from omissions or inadvertent errors contained herein. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of, or endorsed by, the editor or the publisher of Eumundi Green. Inclusion of any material is in no way to be taken as an endorsement by the publisher of Eumundi Green. Any photographs submitted to Eumundi Green are accepted on the basis that approval has been given for publication by the subjects of the photograph. Advertisers upon and by lodging material with Eumundi Green for publication or authorizing or approving the publication or any material indemnify the publisher and its agents against all liability, claims or proceedings whatsoever.

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Business News New arrivals from Paris

Carbon pricing explained


ower Choice and Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) have developed a guide on the carbon tax, focused specifically on the needs of small and medium businesses. The information includes how carbon pricing works; which Queensland businesses and industries will pay the tax; the

impact on electricity prices and the ten most important steps you can take to reduce the impact of the carbon price. To find out more, download your free copy of the Carbon Price Business Guide at: www. Advocacy/1206-CCIQ-Carbon-TaxGuide.pdf.

Business clinic “Mumpreneur” marketing tips


Debra Palmen of Continuum Antiques unpacks more of her shipment from Europe. Debra says, “We bought around 1000 pieces on this trip so the unpacking will continue for the next months, with new things appearing every single day. It’s very busy but great fun unpacking things that you last saw fleetingly last March – a bit like Christmas”.

Blue Lagoon exhibition opening

orking from home allows mothers to earn an income, while still having the flexibility to look after their little ones. So it’s no wonder so many Australian businesses are created by working mothers – 40 per cent of women who run home businesses have children under 15 years old*. However, running a business is not easy and for working mums with irregular schedules, getting your business to grow can be difficult. Unless you have returned to the workforce, or offered startup capital, chances are your marketing budget is next to nothing. So how do you get the word out? Below are a few pointers that will increase your visibility to kick-start your new venture and they’ll cost you absolutely nothing. Start networking: Undoubtedly, the best way to spread the word is to begin by telling all your friends and family. In addition, get talking to other working mums. There are many communities of women you can get in touch with who all support each other; ask around, or find them online. Giving yourself a crash course in how to use Facebook and Twitter effectively can really boost your market outreach and result in plenty more leads! Get forum crawling: Once you’re accustomed to the internet, crawling through online forums is a fantastic way to promote your expertise. People seem to be turning to the internet more and more to find answers. Tapping into this is a great way to communicate with people who are already interested in your product or service. Make sure that you add your email and website at the bottom of your post, so if your readers want to know more, they can contact you personally.

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Form strategic alliances: Time to team up with other small business owners! Approach businesses that you are not in direct competition with and come up with a reciprocal agreement – this can be as simple as passing on business cards to each others’ clients. Good examples of two complementary businesses are: a gym and massage therapist, or a graphic designer and website company. In today’s media-saturated world, do not underestimate the power of personal referrals! Leah Squire business woman and author of “Marketing With No Money”

* According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2005 Views expressed in the Business Clinic are general in nature and not to be relied on as legal, financial or professional advice.

Business Clinic is sponsored by: Commercial, business & residential Quality, straightforward, commercially relevant legal advice 777 Eumundi-Noosa Rd Ph 5471 1300 Thursday 19 July 2012

Business and Community News Council upgrades for Eumundi

Eumundi’s solar power boom Jock Howard



he budget has been endorsed by council and responsible decisions in tough financial times have been made. In the Eumundi area funds have been allocated for stormwater management and there will be various upgrades made to parks, toilets and pathways in the region. Council has adopted a portfolio system in order to provide a greater focus on the region’s economic development. My designated role for the whole Sunshine Coast region is in Place Management and Delivery. This will mean a greater focus on capital works and infrastructure planning while fulfilling my responsibilities to represent Division 10. The designs for an upgrade to the toilets at 39 Memorial Dr are almost complete. Works are expected to start soon to improve the look and function of the amenity. Council is currently reviewing the role and level of support for community-based celebrations and regional events held each year during the festive season. We are seeking community feedback on the importance of festive season celebrations and to understand if community

expectations are currently being met. Complete the survey on council’s website and provide your feedback about council’s Festive Season Strategy. The festive season runs from December to January, and includes Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Australia Day celebrations. Council’s website www. is a great place to find out what is happening across the whole region. Contact me on 5441 8373 with your questions and suggestions about making the Sunshine Coast Australia’s most sustainable region – vibrant, green and diverse.



bags into landfills every minute (that’s 429,000 bags every hour). Around 50 million bags enter the Australian litter stream every year. We are the world’s second highest producers of waste per person; on average each of us sends over 690 kilograms of waste to landfill each year (the United States is the largest culprit). For more information visit www.

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interface it runs full-screen by default, not inside a window. You can split the screen between two applications but that’s it. Unlike the desktop, you can’t see more than two applications at a time on a single screen. The Metro interface is clearly designed for the touch screen phones and tablets that are so popular now but it does that at the expense of the traditional desktop environment. Most of the Windows applications that people are used to are desktop-style programs. They won’t run on Metro so you need to flip back and forth to the more traditional desktop to use them. However you can’t turn off Metro on start up which makes the Metro interface an unnecessary barrier to those applications. So far the consensus is that Microsoft is trying to force a mobile interface on the PC when it is more suited for a traditional desktop environment. If you have a problem or a question phone or drop an email.

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per unit of power to $0.08 per unit. The solar power landscape is now aligned with southern states that also cut incentives after a change of government. The bad news for all Queenslanders is that the price of power is tipped to rise at an average of 10 per cent every year for the near future. As the cost of solar continues to drop, there will come a time when solar power will become cheaper than grid power.

Australia wrapped in plastic – startling facts and figures lastic bags have been around for 30 years now. It is estimated that each year one trillion bags are used and discarded worldwide. Australians use 3.92 billion plastic bags a year; that’s over 10 million new bags every day. An estimated 3.76 billion bags (or 20,700 tonnes of plastic) are disposed of in Australian landfill sites annually. This means we dump 7,150 recyclable plastic

Computer Coop t shouldn’t be too long before Windows 8 hits our shelves. With the release of the Consumer Preview earlier in the year, there have already been plenty of reviews about Microsoft’s new Operating System. Many appraisals focus on the most obvious change – the new Metro interface. When you start up a Windows 8 computer you no longer see the start button in the bottom corner of the desktop. Instead, you are greeted with the new Metro interface that Microsoft developed originally for its Windows Phone 7 smartphone operating system. The interface is composed of a series of application squares or “tiles” arranged on a flat background. The app tiles are more than just static program icons; they can display snippets of updated information such as your next appointment or the current temperature. When you launch an application designed for the Metro

e were run off our feet at Eumundi’s Solar Power Specialists until 11.30pm on Monday 9 July, entering applications to connect via the Energex Electrical Contractor Portal. Energex received 75,000 applications, many from Eumundi residents who were eager to receive the premium price for electricity sold to the grid. Only thirteen days notice was given that the feed in tariff would be slashed from a guaranteed $0.44

Tips for businesses going plastic bag free  Offer reusable bag options for sale to customers. There is a wide variety such as paper, calico, hemp or cotton.  Educate staff to promote reusable bag options to all customers by saying, “would you like to buy a reusable bag?”  Promote use of reusable bags within your shop. Have posters reminding customers to bring their own bags.  Train staff to ask customers “do you need a bag?” with their purchase. Customers may be happy to carry just a few items to their car, home or office.  Train staff to pack purchases in customers’ reusable bags.  Plastic bag reduction posters and reusable bags near checkout tills. More information for retailers at

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Community News Eumundi Rural Fire Brigade save house in Ward Street

Can you help Eumundi police? Sergeant Martin White, Officer in Charge


e are still seeking to locate a black 2006 Honda Accord sedan bearing Qld registrations HSN05 in relation to an arson investigation re the house fire at 40 Ward Street, Eumundi. Any information in relation to

the whereabouts of the vehicle can be forwarded to Eumundi police on 5442 8222, North Coast Police Communications Centre on 5409 0000 or Detective Korac of Noosa Heads CIB on 5440 8167.


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umundi Rural Fire Brigade was called to assist the Cooroy Fire Brigade at the house fire at Ward Street early in the morning of Tuesday 10 July. As there was no town water on the premises, the water tanks from the Eumundi Fire Trucks were used to contain the blaze. The Fire Brigade confirmed that separate fires were lit in different bedrooms. Burning sheets produced billowing smoke that made the Fire Brigade’s job more challenging. The kitchen ceiling was also extensively damaged. The house has since been

declared a crime scene and Eumundi police request assistance in finding a black 2006 Honda Accord sedan bearing Queensland registration HSN05. Luckily the Hassans were not at home and are reported to be travelling and working overseas. Eumundi Fire Brigade volunteer John Kennedy confirmed that a separate fire spotted close by was just a burn off at a neighbouring property. The fire has brought back sad memories for locals who remember a fire in 2009 that claimed the oldest house of Eumundi.

News in brief Give pyjamas to kids in need by donating new pyjamas at any library or mobile library across the Sunshine Coast until the end of July. The donations will be given to children who enter foster care with little or no belongings. Donations can be for girls and boys in summer and winter styles and from sizes 00000 to adult. The Pyjama Foundation also trains and screens Pyjama Angels who help foster care children with their literacy and numeracy in a fun and supportive way. For information call your local library or visit www. Thai Buffet Fundraiser and amazing auction for Pomona Dojo Shotokan Karate. Help eight junior students on the Qld team get to the AKF National Championships in Melbourne. Adults $35, Kids $25 at SalaThai, Eumundi on Friday 27 July at 6.30pm. Call Amy on 0411 188 645. Food@Eumundi is entering Country Style Magazine’s Country Chef of the Year Award again (they’ve been a national finalist previously). Vote at countrystylemagazine by relating – in 75 words or less – why you like


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Scott’s food. The best review wins $3000. Entries close 30 August. Community Funding request for Belli Park was successful in gaining a Jupiter’s community benefit fund grant for $19,482 to upgrade the kitchen at the Belli community hall. Also, the Association of Sustainable Communities has achieved a gambling community benefit fund grant of $31,779 to upgrade the community centre at Belli Park. Experience the 1930s at the Nambour Museum on 18 August during Seniors Week. The Living in the Thirties open day will be held at the museum, 18 Mitchell Street, Nambour, from 9am-4pm on Saturday, 18 August. Admission $4 with refreshments. For information call Barbara on 5441 2083. Sunshine Coast Area Trail and Endurance Riders, Comedy Team Challenge is on 4 and 5 August. Held in the Toolara State Forest in Wolvi, east of Gympie, riders can come on Saturday and camp over before the competition on Sunday morning. Nominations close 2 August. Visit or call Carmel on 0412 009 800.

The sixth annual Pomona Antiques and Collectables Fair held over the King of the Mountain weekend 21 – 22 July in the Memorial Hall, promises to be bigger than ever. Furniture and fishing reels, toys and tools, clocks and crystal, military badges, antique prints and paintings, books and coins, jewellery and fine china, dolls and lace – you name it: it’s likely to be on offer. The fair is a fundraiser for Pomona and districts Meals on Wheels. Entry is $4 for adults; $3 concessions and accompanied children free. Enquiries 5485 2028.

Pomona King of the Mountain


n Sunday 22 July from 7am to 5pm, more than 10,000 people are expected to descend on Pomona for the King of the Mountain Festival. Competitors from all over the world come to compete in Australia’s most gruelling and historic mountain race. Local school teams and families will also be competing in races. The Pomona King of the Mountain is run by the Cooroy-Pomona Lions as a free, not-for profit event. www.

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Community News Wildlife fundraiser saw Eumundi’s glitterati dress in their best


he Alley Cats and Joe’s Waterhole – with a little help from the Mad World Blues Band - put on a cracker of a fundraiser for the Eumundi Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. Dress code was Feathers, Furs and Fins. The night raised a greatly appreciated $764.

The Mad World Blues band, Alley Cats and Brett from Joe’s Waterhole. Andrew and Sarah.

Stu and Elizabeth.

Margot (left), Debra and Colleen.

Bugs Bunny (guest appearance).

Rhonda and Felicity.

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Your Say Protect Mt Ninderry It was great to see that Mt Ninderry has been the subject of an article in Eumundi Green (“Breathe in the beauty on Mt Ninderry” 5 July). Despite the dominance of its craggy face in the skyline of the upper Maroochy River valley and the visibility of its distinctive profile from much of the Sunshine Coast it gets very little mention in the regions tourism literature. The views from the top are spectacular and the near virgin bushland around its flanks provides a wonderful cross-section of hinterland flora. Tourists from all over the world drive along our street looking for a way to get to the mountain and if it were more accessible, it would attract at least as many walkers as Mt Coolum and some of them would undoubtedly bring business to the shops and restaurants of the upper Maroochy. There has been talk of the Council extending and upgrading the walking track to the top and that would certainly be a most welcome development. However while the relatively small area around the peak is a council reserve most of the remaining forest flanks are under threat of development that would leave Mt Ninderry as little more than a bump protruding

from a housing estate. While the previous Maroochy Shire Council and Sunshine Coast Regional Council have rejected development proposal primarily on the grounds of destruction of environment and amenity the door remains open for a new proposals. It is to be hoped that the recently-elected Sunshine Coast Regional Council will continue to protect this iconic hinterland feature. Keith Sweatman Community Garden insight I read with delight the growing interest in the idea of the community gardens project for Eumundi. My niece Elise Barry is the founding coordinator of the recently opened Buddina community gardens. All the time she was living with me at Verrierdale I was privy to the amount of process that is involved. I forward this link to a webpage which my brother Bill has put together tracing the progress from beginning until the launch a few weeks ago with Deputy Mayor and Local Member cutting the ribbon. It is a fabulous project and anyone wishing to view this webpage I’m sure they will be impressed. For those embarking on the challenge it may help to get hold

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of Buddina Gardens blueprint. It may help save time accessing a readymade formula and reducing the wade through the quagmire. www.buddinacommunitygarden. com. Best wishes, Alison Barry-Jones Local road repair issues Who are the engineers that make the decisions on reconstruction of roads, drains and bridgework? Who decides what materials are used for repairs? And why can’t they actually come out and see for themselves the issues needing to be resolved? When making complaints via the council email service the complaint is registered and a number given but this achieves little if the engineer supervising the work hasn’t been on site to understand the problem. Perhaps some improved communication in this area would be good. Margaret Lawrence Support locals, buy locally I feel compelled to share: it’s time for governments to stop tinkering at the edges of the problem. Support local jobs by protecting your own industries; support people more than you support corporate partnerships;

realise that more of the supply chain must be at home to ensure the dollars stay at home and work towards that; stop talking and start doing before our industries die, our farms die and their dollars dissolve; and place high tariffs on fresh food imports. Kylie Huckstepp

Adopt-a-pet and help a furry orphan find a new home


asha is a sweet little seven month-old domestic short hair kitten. She was dumped at the shelter in a small birdcage and is looking for a new life and someone to love her in a friendly one-cat-only home. Her adoption price of $180 goes towards the running of the shelter. Call Nic on 5449 1371 or email

$8 per line payable on lodgement either by phone credit card or to ECCO BSB 633 108 Account 138 935 689. See deadline details page 3.



Free meditation offered by Buddhist group Forest Way Zen, aims to help people deal with the stress and anxiety that comes from living with cancer, serious illness or life setbacks. Teacher Barry Farrin is a psychotherapist and Zen teacher. All are welcome. Groups meet on Friday afternoons 2.30-4.30pm at Cooroy Library Community Room, Maple St. Phone Barry on 5471 1332 or 0407 114 761. ............................................................... Volunteers needed at Katie Rose hospice The friendly and homely palliative care hospice in Doonan, is in need of volunteers with a range of skills. If you have housekeeping skills or experience in cooking; if you are a good listener with a quiet, compassionate attitude; if you are a retired or registered nurse who has time to give; if you have aged care or disability experience; we need you to assist the nurses in giving high quality, compassionate terminal care. For information Ph 5471 1793 ............................................................... Justice of the Peace witnessing service available at Discover Eumundi every Sat 9 –10.30am

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WORK AVAILABLE Bookkeeper wanted to help with accounting (MYOB) in Eumundi. Part time around 10 to 15 hours a week. Call Cyrill on 0420 323 183 ............................................................... Friendly, polite, enthusiastic staff with CV. Pref. barista trained for CasP/T work at The Fig Tree. Call in and see Andy. ............................................................... Casual cleaner part-time reqd for immediate start, must be skilled, experienced and reliable. Ph Sandy 5442 7197

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In the Spotlight Missing grandparents and Eumundi Alix Kennedy


gained a B qualifier in the discus throw for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014. Consequently, my schedule is very intense and I am tested on a daily basis to complete copious amounts of law readings in amongst a hectic training regime. I am at the track, in the gym or on a netball court every day of the week. I believe it is the relaxed community aura that is most alluring about Eumundi. A trip to the markets epitomises this feeling. I was shocked to find out from my nan Ann that this was

a “quiet day” at the markets, which seem to grow in size and popularity upon each visit. While the markets appear lively and zestful, merely 50 metres away I was able to escape to one of the many new cafés and enjoy the tastes of Eumundi. Upon returning to my grandparents’ home each day, I am welcomed by the breathtaking Eumundi sunset. There is no haze of pollution or peak hour traffic roar to suppress the peaceful dusk setting. Vast landscapes stretch from the train line through to the hills and the Pacific Ocean.

Alix receiving the silver medal at the Taiwan Open Athletics Championships.

Alix competing for Australia in Taipei.

y grandparents Ann and John Kennedy moved from my home in Sydney to Eumundi in 2005. While the distance means I see less of them, it also gives me reason to visit them in their beautiful home in Eumundi. My affinity for the tranquil town has grown with each visit, being a stark contrast to Sydney and an escape from its rush. I recently visited Eumundi for a spontaneous getaway before resuming my third year of Commerce and Law study at the University of Sydney. I am also a part-time athlete, having recently

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It is not just the sights that appeal to my senses, but the smells and sounds of the varied landscape. Once the sun hides behind this magnificent horizon, a vast sky of bright stars emerges. Their clarity is inspiring and every night I found myself up past midnight, on the veranda, staring into the night sky. As I write this memo, I am on a plane returning to my busy Sydney schedule after competing in an international athletics competition in Taiwan. A part of me is secretly wishing the plane were headed back to Eumundi instead!

Funding for environmental men enta nta ntal works on your land Landholder Environment Grants Private landholders are invited to apply for a Landholder Environment Grant to assist with environmental works on their properties. Apply for projects such as: • fencing to restrict stock access to signicant vegetation and waterways • installing off-stream stock watering points and stock crossings • revegetation of degraded areas or to establish vegetation corridors • control of environmental weeds to rehabilitate native vegetation areas.

Visit council’s website for guidelines and to apply online, or contact a Grants Ofcer for assistance: • 07 5441 8616 • Council will be running a series of grant information sessions. Call or email for details and to make a booking. Applications close 5pm Saturday 1 September 2012

Priority will be given to projects with high ecological value. Visit council’s website for guidelines and to submit an Expression of interest (EOI) online: • 5441 8616 • Note: An EOI must be submitted if you wish to apply for a grant.

Expressions of interest close 5pm 20 August 2012. Thursday 19 July 2012

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Schools School registrations closing for environmental event

Local student Matilda Fry makes the Qld Waterpolo team Jemma Cawood, Year 6 GSLC



he Kids in Action forum to be held on 29-30 August, is full of hands-on activities for students in grades 5 to 9 to learn about the importance of a sustainable environment. Schools are encouraged to register a group of students for the event. The students can give a presentation about their school’s environmental initiatives or a local environmental issue. Mentors are

available to assist schools with planning their presentations. The event costs $110 per school, which includes student workshops, all meals – including a celebration dinner with entertainment – and bus travel between event locations. Funded by the Sunshine Coast Environment Levy, visit www. or call 5494 3642 for more information.

Great Spaghetti Bridge Competition


he Brisbane Ekka is throwing down the challenge to all Queensland high schools and their years 9 to 12 students to enter this years Thiess Spaghetti Bridge Competition. Engineers of the future must design and construct the strongest spaghetti bridge when tested at the Ekka. The winning entry will earn their

school a cash prize of $5000. Each entry must be represented by a team of up to four students from the one school and there is no restriction on the number of teams entering from any one school. Teams must register by 20 July. For further details and entry forms go to: www.

Marimba school band to perform at Pomona festival North Arm State School’s exciting Marimba band will be performing at 11.30am and 1pm on the Food Court Stage, at the Pomona King of the Mountain festival on Sunday 22 July.

aterpolo player Matilda Fry is a normal 16 year old girl but with extraordinary talent - having made the Queensland water-polo team. A Year 11 student at Good Shepherd Lutheran College and a Doonan local, Matilda is living her dream but still has to go to school every day, hand in her assignments on time and sit exams. After school, Matilda travels two hours to Brisbane. She completes six hours of training there each week. After trying water polo at school Matilda took a liking to it quickly, and was very good at it as she was also a good swimmer. The preparation for Matilda’s rigorous training program is very important and before every training session Matilda must have carbohydrate and protein. Matilda’s mum Cassie Fry says, “I mainly prepare pasta for dinner which Matilda can eat in the car on the way to Brisbane. “We have a four am start on Saturday morning so the bags and things need to be packed and ready the night before.” As well as the Queensland team, Matilda also plays for her school water-polo team and the Sunshine Coast team. Matilda says that water-polo is a very rough game, especially in the more advanced teams.

“My shoulders often hurt after I have finished a game and I get lots of scratches.” Matilda has received a nomination for the Pierre de Coubertin award, which was won by one of Good Shepherd’s former student’s, Brittany Elmesly - who is now heading to London for the Olympic Games. Matilda is an exceptional water-polo player having won two trophies and 10 medals. She is truly talented and has accomplished so much in such a short time, and no doubt will go on to accomplish even more!

GSLC student and waterpolo athlete Matilda Fry with mum Cassie.

QLD fever for Issak Jodie Crawford, NDJRL Club


saak Mclean is the latest of our Noosa Junior Rugby League boys making the big time, being selected in the Queensland Under 12 Schoolboys Rugby League side. Isaak will travel to Mackay in August to play the National Rugby League Titles. He was selected on the back of some solid play in the Queensland Titles held at Ipswich


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and is looking forward to the challenge of Mackay. “It is a huge honour to have been selected in this team and I will do Queensland and my school Eumundi proud” said Issak. If you see Isaak down the street rattling the fundraising tin, please put your hand in your pocket. It couldn’t have happened to a nicer kid. Thursday 19 July 2012

Community Kids What to feed sick kids – advice from the Orient Emma Iwinska, healthcare and acupuncture

The Very Hungry Caterpillar visits Noosa Gallery



hat’s the best food to feed your child when they have a cold? How do you use diet to prevent your child getting sick? Oriental dietary therapy has answers to these questions and they may not be what you think. The signs that a young child may be about to get sick include clear runny nasal discharge, drooling or loose stools. So what is the best food to give your child? Oranges? Wrong! In oriental dietary therapy we use the energetic nature of food to support the immune system, rather than focusing on individual vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C. At the first stages of a cold we use warm, nourishing and pungent foods to strengthen the body. Foods for children include roast vegies, cinnamon, ginger, soups of lamb and gentle spices, leeks, spring onions. Think curry without the chilli. We avoid chicken at the very start of a cold as it can pull the pathogen deeper into the body, but it is a great food to use for recovery or if your child is always sick and needs building up. Avoid giving your child too many cold or raw foods during winter as they are hard to digest, and quell

the digestive fire that supports our immune systems. This is particularly important if your child is in daycare and lunchboxes get refrigerated. Think about leaving your child’s lunchbox out of the fridge. It takes a lot of energy from a young body to warm food up to body temperature before it can be digested. A thermos is a great way to provide your child with a hot lunch at kinder or school. Try home made sausage rolls full of grated vegies, leftovers, stews with cous cous, soups or stewed fruit with cinnamon and ginger. Diet really is one of the best medicines you can use to keep your child happy and healthy!

unshine Coast Council invites us to explore a spectacular quilted rendition of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar at Noosa Regional Gallery until 12 August. Inspired by one of the world’s most recognised children’s books, Bundaberg textile artist Karen Walden recreates this tale of metamorphosis as a fusion of craft and literature. To create the ten colourful fabric “pages”, Karen used a mixture of hand dyed fabrics, machine appliqué, paints and pencils. The larger than life pages invite people to walk through

the book and become entwined and enchanted. This exhibition travels with a dedicated “comfy” storytelling area, with a minilibrary of Eric Carle’s classic books. Very Hungry Caterpillar puppets are also supplied for storytellers to further enrich the experience. 10.30 to 11.30am Thursday 2, Saturday 4, Thursday 9, Sunday 12 as well as a 1pm to 2pm session. Noosa Regional Gallery is open free to the public, Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm. For further information call 5449 5340.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Photo by Bianca Acimovic.

Tools for school at the local library


unshine Coast Council is making homework and study easier for parents and students by hosting a range of sessions at library locations. Designed for children in grades 7 to 12 it will showcase the huge array of online content that is available for free. Tutors, newspaper articles, databases, books and smart

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phone applications are available. Sunshine Coast Libraries is also offering homework assistance in a number of other ways. Staff are available to aid with research, information queries and provide reading advice. For more information or to book, either visit your local library in person or www.


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Markets and Local Crafts Old-fashioned fragrant flower posies

Circus in the sunshine


ocal Nat Westrep was a florist for 20 years before settling in Belli Park a few years ago. She has traveled the world teaching floristry while gaining inspiration for such a unique style of flower arranging that it would make fairies come out to play. Nat loves to use oldfashioned fragrant flowers that are delicate and beautiful. She adds a touch of vintage chic by using recycled jars and containers to hold her whimsical posies. All of her flowers are grown in either Eumundi or Belli Park so celebrate the beauty of the Hinterland. Nat says she really loves creating arrangements for special days: “I do lots of weddings and functions and deliver to all locations on the coast for everyday orders as well.” “My flowers can also be found at Berkelouws Books during the week when the markets are not open,” she says.

Home florist Nat Westrep in Belli Park.

Nat at work creating her beautiful posies.

The Eumundi Fringe Street Circus entertained a huge crowd recently.

Appointments to the Board of Original Eumundi Markets Ltd EHA welcomes three new directors to the markets board. They bring beneficial diverse and broad experiences and skills. All three are frequent visitors to the Original Eumundi Markets and are keen to give a hand to improve the market experience for visitors and locals today and tomorrow. Justine Eden has been for 16 years a director of Eden Ritchie Recruitment Pty Ltd, a Brisbane based company specializing in executive, IT, accounting and health recruitment. Justine lives at Verrierdale and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. John Murlewski is a resident of Coolum Beach and has worked as a human resources professional in the UK for many years and in Australia since 1995. He is the Director and leading coach/consultant of Solution Stream Pty Ltd focusing on executive coaching and consulting. Chris Sutton has lived in Eumundi for over a decade but worked away from Eumundi until recently. Chris has prior experience as the chair of the board of a not-for-profit company. She has a working background in education, finance, retail and business management and most recently e-learning services for national clients. The Original

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Seed funding for arts, culture and creativity! Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) RADF supports artists and organisations who wish to foster opportunities for employment, professional development and practice in artistic originality and innovation. Visit council’s website for guidelines and to apply online. Speak to councils RADF Liaison Ofcer for further information or assistance: 5441 8385 or

Applications close 1 September 2012, 5pm. Image: Wallum Acacia, Michele Knightley, NICA Surface Design Project 2011. The Regional Arts Development Fund is a Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Sunshine Coast Council partnership to support local arts and culture. Thursday 19 July 2012

Theatre and Books Indee Theatre News

A night out with Kate Grenville

John Burls, playwright and director

Jacqueline Lavery



ver the 17 years run of Comedy & Consomme, The Indee has always presented three brand new comedies, but this year there’s a slight change. Two of the comedies will be new but the third will be a revival. The Cupboard Was Bare scored a number of awards at the annual Coast theatre festival. It’s what I term a restricted play, because it can only be staged with an exceedingly good young actor in the five to ten year old age group and they rarely come along. However, the opportunity has arisen via a member of The Indee Young Players Youth Theatre. Harper Ramsey has a big bunch of talent and will be teamed with Debbie Pitura as his mother and Keith Souter as the boarder. The Cupboard Was Bare a demanding play because it’s funny yet tugs at the heartstrings.

The two new comedies are In the Wake of Harold Parsley and The Daffodils. In the Wake of Harold Parsley is set at a wake held by three sisters and their cousin. The sisters are shocked when they discover that their rather dull departed brother was secretly a first class philanderer who fathered a love-child. The Daffodils is about the shock of a husband and wife when they get word that their daughter has left her husband and is coming home to live with them. This is a daughter that they were glad to see the back of. Sparks fly. There are four dinner-shows only, Fridays and Saturdays August 17, 18, and 24, 25, plus two non dining matinees, Sunday 19 at 2pm and Sunday 26 at 5pm. Dinner show tickets $39, groups of 8 or more $36, matinees $18 (non dining). Bookings; 5472 8200.

ne rainy Sunday night recently, popular Australian writer Kate Grenville braved the icy sou’westerlies of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland to speak to a couple of hundred of us at the new Maleny primary school hall. We were not disappointed; as she read an extract from her latest novel, Sarah Thornhill (sequel to The Secret River [2005]) she skilfully took us back to the harsh times of colonial New South Wales on the 100 acres claimed by William Thornhill and his young family along the Hawksbury River. Kate described the novel as historically-placed fiction drawn from her own ancestral stories. However Kate is not only an acclaimed novelist but also an orator of distinction: an entertaining yet modest speaker of some frankness. The audience was invited to share her disquiet regarding the treatment of the indigenous tribes by colonialists; specifically the well-to-do Thornhills of this novel. Sarah the teen-age daughter experiences a growing discomfort with her racist family’s relationship with a neighbouring tribe; a feeling that turns to deep shame

when, towards the end of the story, she learns of her father’s involvement in the murder of the Aboriginal families who were at that time living on the river. As a contemporary writer, Kate offers her readers a powerful Australian female voice; one which releases strong emotions. Many of these same emotions were felt by us as she spoke; unresolved issues of identity, belonging and ownership as well as early-Australia’s treatment of its indigenous people.

Patricia Coates’ book-launch

Carol Burls and Lindley Moon in a scene from In the Wake of Harold Parsley.

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Teens invited to read and win at their local library


uring Teen Read Month teenagers between 12 to 18 years who are members at their local library can win cool prizes when they read at least five items: books, magazines, e-books, graphic novels or mangas – then complete a reading log. The more you read the more chances you Thursday 19 July 2012

Author and illustrator Patricia Coates with publisher Robert Brown and Cooroy’s Rona Phillips at the launch of Patricia’s book, Reflections of Outback Queensland. Below; an illustration from the book.

have to win. Teens can also nominate a school to be in the running to win a box of books for their library. Competition closes Tuesday 31 July. Register at a library or at www. sitePage.cfm?code=teen-readentry.

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Arts Creative space – Stefan Dunlop Where is your studio? At my home in Doonan - as a separate building. What do you like about this space? Well the light is the key, the space was designed with “stereo lighting” that being evenly lit from lift right and above. I only use natural light so this is key to me. What do you create here? I’m a painter, in oils, on the easel, in medium to large scale; I’m “mostly a figurative painter”. When do you paint and how often? Most days, sometimes full time, especially leading up to an exhibition. What inspires you? Great painters of the past and present, currently I’m grooving on Cecily Brown and… erm Titian. What can’t you work without? Time.

MY TREE Photographic Competition


he awards ceremony for the MY TREE Photographic Competition took place at the Maroochy Botanic Gardens in Tanawha recently to mark the end of Sunshine Coast Council’s “Green June and Treeline” programs. An initiative of Discover Eumundi Heritage and Visitor Centre the competition invited entrants to submit a photo of a tree on the Sunshine Coast with a short story of why that tree had importance to them. The photos will be displayed at Discover Eumundi until Sunday 12 August. Images can also be viewed at

Market Tree category winner Jeannie Musgrave (centre) of the MY TREE photographic competition.

Luminous tree - Jeannie Musgrave This tree is significant to me because... Years back, when my children were small my favourite market stall was a little organic fruit and vegetable stall that was wrapped in the roots of this tree. Little did we know that as we market shoppers were selecting our delectable organic produce we were slowly suffocating this and the other giant wonders along the main street of Eumundi. The roots were like little hedges that separated each individual stall, like giants’ feet they were holding the enormous canopy of foliage above making a cool shopper’s paradise below. I would diligently search the market for the best produce, treading down the earth that surrounded this beautiful giant tree. Children would playfully climb all over the roots and the elderly would sit to catch their breath on the enormous roots that spread out wide to catch the rain and nutrients for the tree to survive. But someone heard the trees cry for help, and the stalls were moved away from the fragile root system. At last the trees could breathe life into the air again making oxygen for the town, towering over the street to be enjoyed by all for many more years to come. Boardwalks were built above the roots so today we can still sit and ponder and shelter from the sun under this great tree.


tefan Dunlop’s current exhibition Stephen Dunlop: ten years is currently on at University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery, Sippy Downs Dr, Sippy Downs, Monday to Saturday 10am till 4pm, until 18 August.

Art has a ripple effect


Noosa Hybridiatom (detail), is one of the works from Shona Wilson’s A Ripple Effect exhibition.


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ontemporary artist Shona Wilson’s latest exhibition A Ripple Effect is on at Noosa Regional Gallery until 12 August. Shona won the 2010 Noosa Regional Gallery Travelling Scholarship and has explored her theme of microscopic diatoms while travelling through Australia. She also collaborated with scientists, a hi-tech printer and an architect. The work is large in scale but delicate due to the materials collected by the artist. Her artwork is made from plastic caps and nylon webbing combined with natural materials she’s collected. Noosa Regional Gallery is open free to the public, Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm. For information phone 5449 5340.

Calling all artists


unshine Coast Council is calling for applications in the latest major round of grants. Community groups, artists, arts workers and landholders with projects that benefit the environment are all encouraged to apply for Community Grants,

the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) or Landholder Environment Grants. Enquiries; call 5441 8616 or email grants@ For further eligibility details and to apply visit www.sunshinecoast.

Last change to enter for Kenilworth Comp Entries for the renowned Kenilworth Art Competition close 7 September. Call Yvonne: 5472 3089 or Thursday 19 July 2012

Celebrate Food Eumundi Food Fest

Wendy Birrell, Discover Eumundi manager


abulous food, family and Farm-Acy will be the focus of this year’s Eumundi Food Fest; good, local fresh food with sustainability in mind. The recipes here are from the Farm-Acy presenters.

Make your own butter Elisabeth Fekonia


here is nothing hard about making your own butter. If you have raw cream then you will have raw butter, but if you can only get your hands on pasteurised cream then you can breathe life back into it again. Add a few tablespoons of kefired milk to your cream and allow it to ferment over 24 hours. Raw, organic cream and pasteurised cream can be allowed to spontaneously ferment on the bench. The cream will thicken and have signs of fermentation by showing little pinhole bubbles through the glass jar. Allow it to cool in the fridge. Whip the cream in a food processor and when the butter is made it will be swimming within the buttermilk. Strain the whole lot through a strainer and capture the buttermilk in a bowl

then empty the butter out of the strainer into another bowl. Wash the butter with cold water until the water runs clear; squeeze all the excess water out of the butter, and package into clean tubs. Butter freezes really well and it also keeps well outside on the kitchen bench due to the fermentation process. Don’t forget to savour the buttermilk as a healthy gut flora enhancing drink! www.

Fried green tomatoes, duck egg and pea tendrils Max Porter and Leonie Shanahan Ingredients 3 firm medium green tomatoes sea salt 1/2 cup potato flour 1/2 cup of buttermilk - from making butter or store-bought 1 chicken egg ground-pepper 1/3 cup ground macadamia or bunya nuts 1/2 cup fresh sour dough crumbs (food processor) 1 tblsp lemon myrtle fresh garden thyme leaves 1/4 cup macadamia oil 4 tblsp fresh butter 4 fresh duck eggs Method Cut unpeeled tomatoes into 1/2 inch slices. Sprinkle slices with salt. Let tomato slices stand for 10 minutes. Meanwhile place in 3 separate shallow bowls: the flour, beaten buttermilk and egg and lastly the bread crumbs, nuts and herbs. Wipe the surface of the tomatoes with paper towel. Dip tomato slices in the flour, buttermilk-egg, then the crumb mix. Pat down firmly to embed

these beauties. Heat a heavy skillet on medium heat then add the oil then the 2 tblsp butter. Fry the coated tomato slices at a time for 3-5 mins on each side until brown. Set the cooked tomatoes on paper towels to drain. Wipe your skillet and put back on a gentle heat, add the butter. When the butter has melted crack one duck egg at a time onto a saucer. Slide each egg into your skillet. Gently cook them. They should have a runny yolk. Plate-up with tomatoes, velvety egg and some garden tendrils. Place the egg on a piece of sour dough rubbed with garlic.

Strawberry avocado salad Wendy Birrell Ingredients Dressing: 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 teaspoons honey 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon lemon juice Salad: 2 cups salad greens, torn 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced 10 strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup roasted macadamias, chopped

Salad: Put salad greens in a medium bowl. Add avocado and strawberries. Drizzle dressing over salad, and add macadamias. Serve immediately.

Method Dressing: Whisk ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.

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Health and Lifestyle Make your own home cleaning products Claudia Williams, soap maker


t is possible to make your own cleaning products at home and save money. These ingredients available at supermarkets give you the basics for most cleaning products you need.  Liquid soap or castile soap made from 100 per cent biodegradable vegetable oils for shifting dirt.  White vinegar kills mould, bacteria and germs due to its acidity. Use as a fabric softener or rinse aid in your dishwasher.  Borax can be used as a laundry booster, fungicide, and disinfectant.  Sodium Bicarbonate made into a paste with liquid soap is effective for scrubbing grease off sinks, bathtubs, dirty pans or coffee and teacups. Don’t use on aluminium.  Washing Soda is a mineral salt that is very suitable for shifting dirt - especially in the laundry. It also cuts grease, removes lipstick and cleans petroleum oil.  Essential oils are handy for cleaning. They help to shift dirt and have powerful antibacterial properties. As a bonus your house will smell lovely. Popular essential oils are: eucalyptus, tea tree, lemon or lemon myrtle and lavender.

Some recipes:  Window cleaner: Add to a bucket of warm water 1 tblspn of castile soap, 1 cup of white vinegar and 8 drops of peppermint essential oil.  Floor cleaner: Add to a bucket of warm water 1 tblspn of castile soap, 1 tsp of lavender or eucalyptus essential oil.  Gentle wash for delicates: 1/4 cup castile soap, 2 drops lavender essential oil, 3 cups of warm water.  Surface cleaner: 2 tsp borax, 1/2 cup hot water, 1/4 cup white vinegar, 1/2 cup lemon juice, 2 1/2 cups water, 2 tsp castile soap, 6 drops lemon essential oil, 6 drops orange essential oil. Dissolve borax in hot water, pour this and other ingredients into a spray bottle, shake well.  Citrus dishwashing liquid: 375 ml castile soap, 15 drops lemon, 8 drops orange and 8 drops lime essential oil. Mix ingredients in a squirt bottle. More recipes at www.

Mental health help now online


eyondblue CEO Kate Carnell said the launch of e-mental health online: www., by The Minister for Mental Health Mark Butler is very useful for peoplesuffering with depression and anxiety and for their families. “We know that a lot of people are looking for information on the internet… but often it’s hard to work out what information is reliable.” Ms Carnell said this is important because less than half the people

who have mental health problems actually seek help; “people can now access a range of services and information from several mental health organisations,” Ms Carnell said. She noted that people who prefer talking to someone local can visit; www.beyondblue. or phone 03 9810 6100.

Health Matters Welcome back Shane Well known community identity Shane Moore has returned to our Centre last week to take up a position as a senior receptionist after an absence from Eumundi for several years to care for her mum. Shane says, “It’s great to be back. My kids have been hassling me for ages to return to the Sunny Coast. I’m looking forward to meeting patients from my five years at the Centre and welcoming new ones too. I’m looking forward to the challenge of a new work situation and to renewing community connections.”

Bookings by appointment 3/2-6 Etheridge St Eumundi P: 5442 8882 • F: 5442 7054


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Cooroy Family Support Centre Inc. Do you feel safe, valued and respected? We provide an affordable and professional counselling service for families affected by domestic violence – whether it is physical, emotional, financial or social abuse. Counselling for other issues and referrals also offered.

Ph 5447 7747 • 8 Oak St Cooroy

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Eumundi Heritage Eumundi Bakery Bronwen Emery

King of the Mountain began as a dare Danielle Taylor and Alexia Purcell


The Old Bakery 1920.


he Old Bakery stands at the top of the main street in Eumundi and its imposing almost original façade is one of the fine historical highlights of Eumundi. Built in 1909 the first baker was C.J. Cook and many others followed, baking bread, cakes and buns for the people of the area. The ovens are still in the old building as it stands empty waiting for a new life to begin. Long time local resident Bessie Etheridge recalls, as a young girl, watching the baker John Rapp using a long handled bread tray,

sliding the loaves into the large oven for baking. John Rapp and his wife Gwen lived above the bakery and were keen tennis players, as well as hardworking bakers. Rumour has it that on occasion a ghostly presence has been seen in the old building. There may be another story behind that … The bakery closed in 1969 and it has since been used as a venue for a variety of other businesses, including a bric a brac, collectables and home wares shop, cafe and also a hairdresser.

n 1958 local footballer and railway porter Bruce Samuels ran to the top of Mount Cooroora (438m). After casually announcing in the Railway Hotel bar that he had done it in under and hour, his claim brought scoffs from the other drinkers who needled Samuels to declare he would, under supervision, do it again. The race was arranged; side bets were placed and on 22 March 1958 after no special preparation Samuels set out to prove he could do it inside the hour. Amazingly, Samuels completed the run with 20 minutes of his hour to spare. He collected his hundred pound wager and became the town hero earning the nickname “Hillary” Samuels. The feat was recorded on

the hotel bar wall. A year later a 21-year-old Brisbane man Barry Webb challenged Samuels; he was no speedster but he had stamina and was in good condition. On the day of the challenge the street in front of the hotel just before 2.30pm resembled a city rush hour. Webb was off. Upon his return, he held the sealed envelope collected from the mountain-top; the stopwatch recorded 35min. To the cheers and backslaps of the crowd, Webb received about 25 shillings from the passing around of a hat. One of the first to shake Webb’s hand was “Hillary” Samuels who later announced he would attempt to recapture his record. And so the King of the Mountain was born.

What you’re saying on Facebook … about the old Highway Motors building: “Highway Motors was formerly known as Wilson Bros Autos, and was constructed in 1936 by Wilson Brothers with the extensions opening in 1938. The building was constructed mainly from material originally from a building of Stewart & Lloyds in Ann Street, Brisbane (next to All Hallows Convent) which was demolished to make way for the Story Bridge. Over the front door of the garage used to be the Ann Street number of the original building (I have no idea if this is still there). My father Fred Clark worked there from 1942-1954 when he and his brother Jim bought it. He sold it in 1977.” Joy Brooks

MY TREE winners Come in to Discover Eumundi to view all the entries and winners photos and stories in the MY TREE photographic competition. Vote for your favourite in the Living Smart People’s Choice Award and you could win a $20 Berkelouw Books voucher. The MY TREE display and voting continues until Sunday 12 August. Can’t visit us? Then go to

Corner Gridley & Memorial Dr • Ph 5442 8762 Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 10am to 4pm Sat 9am to 3pm • Sun 10am to 2pm

The Bakery today stands empty, still up for auction and awaiting the next tenant. Thursday 19 July 2012

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Environment and Outdoors The Ginger heart of Eumundi

On Fire Eumundi Rural Fire Brigade

Matt Popplewell

A call out for volunteer firefighters

President Alf Newman (left) and local volunteer Damien Ryan.

Your local Rural Fire Brigade in Eumundi is putting a call out for fresh blood. Winter is the time to sign up and become an active volunteer. Call Eumundi Rural Fire Brigade on 0408 992 139 or visit for more information. Space sponsored by

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or 70 years now Templeton Ginger has been grown in Eumundi. Created in the 1940s by Allan Templeton (whose son John was actually born in Eumundi Hospital), it has grown to be the largest supplier of ginger in the southern hemisphere. Now in the care of Allan’s grandchildren Kylie and Shane Templeton, two varieties are grown; a Queensland ginger used in confectionery and the jumbo root ginger sold for cooking. The ginger beer at the Eumundi market also comes from Templeton Farms. The farm processes almost 35 tons per week and during the busy season can employ up to 120 locals. Growing ginger is a skill and the vagaries of Eumundi’s weather bring challenges. The ginger is planted in September then harvested all year round from February. As the root matures, the skin hardens, the flavour intensifies; the timing of the harvesting will often determine what ginger product it will become. Ginger is a perennial plant distinguished by its lush green

stalks and its thick and long twisting rhizoid (root). The plant is famous for its concentrated, spicy aroma which is attributed to its composition of approximately 3 per cent natural essential oils.

Kylie Templeton inspects the ginger before dispatch.

Wildlife centre to go online


he Eumundi Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is developing a virtual visitation website after receiving a grant from au/grants. Steve Hooper from the centre said the website will help educate the community. “As a rehabilitation

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Koala numbers continue to decline


he koala isn’t vulnerable in Queensland it is endangered. Their habitat has been removed or fragmented. This means the Koalas spend too long on the ground and cross busy roads in search of suitable food trees or because they are sick and unable to get away to safety. The effect on the population is catastrophic; from 1997 to May 2011 nearly 22,000 koalas were brought in for treatment in the south east. Of those, 15,000 didn’t survive. Few koalas stand a chance when meeting cars or dogs; some wildlife rescue groups in Queensland and South Australia are now using to map koala movements. In this way we are building a national public record of

population numbers and points of risk for the species. It has become important that all sightings – even death and injury data – is added to the database to help show koala movements across urban environments and to show where there habitat is. As hinterland communities we can help preserve the Koala species by looking out for koalas on roads at night, volunteering on the ground after bushfires and by understanding the damage we can do to their natural habitat. Please support your local koala or wildlife rescue organisation. Ask them to put their work on the public record at: For more information contact Alex Harris or 0412 635 274. Thursday 19 July 2012

Nature Notes and Outdoors Plovers Kon Hepers

The latest from the Wildlife Centre



hile walking in the Eumundi Markets car park we were dive-bombed by a pair of screaming plovers, taking it in turns to swoop. If anything our dog was even more of a target. These self-appointed alarm systems will strafe any person or animal that “trespasses” on their turf and make it impossible to get a close-up of any bird or animal you try to photograph. Their attacks are accompanied by strident staccato screaming but they never actually hit anyone. Commonly known as Plovers, or more correctly (previously) Spur-winged Plovers, from the hard projections on the “shoulders” of their wings, they are now named the Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles). Vanellus comes from Latin for little fan, supposedly the noise their wings make in flight and miles, also from Latin, refers to the military way they strut about. One of their main characteristics is their stubbornness. Once they have selected a nesting site they are single-minded about using that particular patch. And it is usually not exactly a luxury site with ocean views, rather, they are more likely to nest in the middle of a busy roundabout, a much-used golf course fairway, or even somebody’s back lawn. They will then defend that place vigorously. The hen lays 3 or 4 eggs in a shallow depression and both birds incubate the eggs which hatch after 28 days. If for any reason the eggs must be removed, the pair uses the same spot for another clutch, again taking 28 days. It makes sense to leave the eggs there in the first place and of course these birds are a protected species. Masked Lapwings are also known for the altruistic behaviour of limping away from the nest pretending to be injured in order Thursday 19 July 2012

to decoy danger away from their chicks. This species has a large distribution range covering the eastern and northern two thirds of the continent as well as some of the northern islands and New Zealand. Recently we were at Mt Isa and in a local park photographed some “plovers” because they looked a bit different but made the same call. When we checked against images of local birds the difference was noticeable: the northern birds have larger yellow wattles (masks) and lack the black collar on the back of the neck. Masked Lapwings are divided into two races, Vanellus miles miles in the North and Vanellus miles novaehollandiae south of about Mackay. Where they overlap they interbreed. Note that the term “race” is used to denote a difference between members of a species, but that difference is morphologically or genetically not great enough to rank them as subspecies. We have a flock of six birds quietly passing the daytime on the paddock next door but unfailingly, anytime between two and four AM they arrive on our lawn, their raucous calls waking us up every time. This irritating noise goes on until we shine a torch or yell at them. Then they fly off possibly to annoy someone else.

ow with spring approaching, both birds and animals are becoming active collecting food and making nests. Alas, this makes them vulnerable to cats and dogs and recently we have had a number of cat attacks. A microbat with claw holes in its wings and a few feather-tailed gliders with cat imposed injuries. The feathertail glider (Acrobates pygmaeus) is the world’s smallest gliding possum and is named for its long feather-shaped tail. (see picture). It is only the size of a mouse. The tail is about the same length as the head and body combined, quite thin and almost hairless except for two obvious rows of long, stiff hairs on either side. It is used to grip twigs and small branches, and to control gliding flight; steering and then braking. With the breeding season underway in the coming weeks we urge you to bring your cat inside at dusk. Can we also ask if you find any bird or animal that needs attention that you do not give any food or water to the creature. It can do more harm than good. Let us

assess the injuries and provide treatment.

The feathertail glider (Acrobates pygmaeus) is the world’s smallest gliding possum.

Tick warning for Eumundi pet owners


sharp increase in the number of tick cases recorded outside the traditional season has led vets to urge Eumundi pet owners to check their pets for ticks year round. According to leading veterinary specialist and BVSC founder Dr Rod Straw, the centre has treated more than 50 animals suffering from tick bites since the beginning of the year. “BVSC is preparing for an extreme tick season. Since January more than 50 animals have been admitted to the centre with tick envenomation, a 20 per cent increase from the same period last year,” Dr Straw said. Peak tick season is traditionally from September to November

but an extended wet season has contributed to the spike in the number of pets being treated at the centre outside of these months. Dr Straw explains it is important for pet owners to be aware of the early symptoms of tick paralysis. “An unsteady staggering walk, dry cough, loss of appetite, lameness, tiredness or even a change in the animal’s bark or meow are early symptoms to be aware of,” he said. Animals left untreated by a vet may suffer limb weakness, incontinence and laboured breathing before becoming completely paralysed and dying a terrible death. Call one of our local vets for more information.

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Gardening Golden Pendas Helen Hepburn


olden Pendas (Xanthostemon chrysanthus) have been amazing this season. The bright yellow flower heads can be seen from afar. Apart from the visual display for us humans, it’s been a rich bonanza for our wildlife. Huge flocks of screeching lorikeets, friar birds and many other honeyeaters feasted on the nectar rich blooms all day long.

I took this photo in Noosa and noted that our native bees

were also gathering nectar from the blooms. Going into winter is always a crucial time for wildlife and these trees have helped wildlife get ready for leaner times. Golden Pendas are in the Myrtle family, which are well represented in Australia with over 1000 species in over 70 genera. All our well known lilly-pillies and waterhouseas are also in this family. Golden Pendas originate in the Northern Queensland rainforests and can grow into very large trees indeed, and, given ideal conditions can grow to 40 metres, though our garden varieties seldom reach those heights. The tree has an interesting flaky straight trunk and the new shiny leaf growth is an appealing redbrown colour. It is an excellent tree if included in a rainforest woodlot or windbreak. Golden Pendas can be grown from seed or cuttings. Most good nurseries buy their plants from growers using the better flowering varieties.

What’s happening in the Eumundi School gardens? John Gemmel, teacher and permaculturist


here is plenty to do in the gardens at the moment. An important job for the Year 4s has been the sowing of winter green-manure crops; a mixture of lupin, sub clover and oats. Green manures are beneficial in many ways within a garden system for they provide a multilayered way of improving the health of the soil – even in winter. Lupin is an interesting and pretty crop to sow in the gardens; its giant white seeds are easy to broadcast and have a very high strike rate; the seed is coated with an inoculate (a specific bacteria) that allows

nitrogen-fixing rhizomes to attach to it’s roots. This is the ultimate aim of planting a legume crop – for the release of the stored nitrogen back into the soil and to help feed other plants and soil microbes within the system. Oats are integrated as a means of providing a quickgrowing crop that puts bulk organic matter into the soil; they tolerate varied soil pH and act to assist in breaking up heavy clay soils. So if you have areas of your garden that are lying fallow at present, consider planting a cool season green manure crop to fast track healthy soil development.

The sun shone on the Garden expo


erfect weather meant people flocked to the recent Queensland Garden Expo in Nambour. Most popular was the Giant Kitchen Garden with local experts Cath Manuel, Elizabeth Fekonia and Leonie Shanahan on hand. Gardeners were keen to learn about mushrooms and chooks – and there was a queue to chat with Grant Smith and Robert B Luttrell about Bush Bees. The kids got involved with an interactive bug workshop and adults had the chance to grill the Sunshine Coast Council experts with questions. There was even “celebrity spottings” of Costa!

Lupin cover crop with sub clover below.

Year 4s Loccy Flett (left) and Charlie Clarke with the cover crop of oats they planted.

Are you ready to take the first step to providing you and your family with healthy, home grown food? Most of us are, but sometimes we don’t know where to start or what to do. Ask about our consultat ion and kitchen ga rd services to en h you get gr elp owing

“Soil to Supper” is a specialist service that educates and supports people to gain the skills and knowledge to grow, harvest and cook their own food. It starts an on-going legacy of nourishing and nurturing for yourself, your family and friends.

The Sustainable Organic Workshops are held monthly on Saturdays and Tuesdays at Lake Macdonald, Sunshine Coast. For more info please visit or phone Cath Manuel on 0408 060 997.


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Readers’ Photos Eumundi at peace

ECCO community services

Experience Eumundi website needs you!

This is the beautiful view from our back deck in Monomeet Close. I love looking at the various shades of green during the day and late afternoon and we can see the lights of Eumundi at night. It makes me feel at peace and there is always something to look at; the birds, trains, cows and their calves running up and down the hills. I love it. Cheers, Cheryl O’Keefe

Eumundi at peace

Be one of the first businesses in Eumundi to post a profile on the new Experience Eumundi website. As long as you are a member of the Eumundi Chamber of Commerce and you have a business in the 4562 postcode that provides a “service” or “experience” to people visiting our beautiful town, then you can be seen by thousands of people at The site incorporates a newsletter and facebook page to build a strong database of people interested in visiting Eumundi. Non-tourism related businesses can list if they have a “deal” or “coupon” that they would like to offer either residents and locals (that is, two4one deal or 10 per cent discount, etc). Once the site has been populated with at least one business in each category we can launch late July/early August. It’s now up to you! For more information, please contact Maree Thomson on 0411 108 306 or To join the Chamber please contact or Kerrie Bryant-Adams on 0402 215 560.

Eumundi – plastic bag free?

The photo was taken in the park where the Eumundi Markets are held – at the train station end. I took it from underneath one of the big trees. It was taken around Autumn when the sun was setting. I like this photo because of the way it captures Eumundi as peaceful and calm. Harlan Rice Send high resolution jpg files to with a short description of your photograph. We may choose it for publication. Accreditation will be given to all photographers.

Over the next week, Eumundi businesses may be surveyed to find out how much they support ECCO’s Plastic Bag Reduction program which is supported by Sunshine Coast Council. Many Eumundi businesses already have a strong ‘no plastic bag’ policy. Once this information has been collected, we will have a starting point for the program. The goal is to make a significant reduction in our non-biodegradable plastic bag use within the next six months. Participating businesses will be eligible to share a $500 prize at the Eumundi Business Awards in October. Go to to read more about it at or phone Maree on 0411 108 306 for a survey form. Next time you go shopping in Eumundi, take your own shopping bag and say ‘no’ to free plastic bags.

Eumundi Aquatic Centre new timetable Aquarobics Monday 8am Wednesday 7am Friday 8am Saturday 8am The new timetable starts Monday 23 July. The pool is being heated so it is ideal for use all year around: 25m Pool 28deg Indoor Program Pool 33deg Toddler Pool 30deg Thursday 19 July 2012 Eumundi Green


Bits and Pieces Filming in North Queensland Adrian Combes


’ve been shooting for the Royal Flying Doctors (RFDS) out at some of the Lower Gulf indigenous communities in North Queensland. It has been shorts, t-shirts, sunscreen and lots of cold water. I was working on a documentary called Strong Fathers, Strong Families, Strong Communities for the Royal Flying Doctors Auspiced Summit. It’s an initiative from the RFDS and an ongoing program working with men within indigenous communities in workshops and open discussion to foster strong leadership skills.

It’s coming from the ideal that community starts within the family and ripples outward into the greater community as a whole. Given that most indigenous communities have very close extended family ties this idea is particularly relevant. Though it is also a relevant point for nonindigenous Australians too. My role is to document the process which will be turned into a learning tool for other groups. I hope to be heading north again later in the year to see what sort of outcomes the program is achieving.

Keep Smiling

Many actors have performed under names that aren’t on their birth certificate. Not surprising when you consider the distinctly bland handles they were born with: The suave Cary Grant started life awkwardly as Archibald Leach. “The Duke” John Wayne was saddled with the unheroic moniker Marion Morrison. If you thought Woody Allen was nerdy, consider Allen Konigsberg. His name is Michael Caine; originally he was the foppish Maurice Micklewhite. Oddly enough Dick Van Dyke kept his real name...

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Multiple blows to the head from tackling can result in the degenerative condition; chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). It can lead to symptoms such as migraine, memory loss, cognitive impairment and changes in behaviour. So, how do woodpeckers – who bash their beaks into tree trunks up to 20 times a second – avoid a similar fate? It’s because the brains of these birds are more tightly packed into the skull, which is made of spongier, more shock-absorbent bone than we have in our fluid-filled craniums.

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