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Glasshouse Country News WEDNESDAY MARCH 12 - 2014. VOLUME 28-41

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t isn’t often that we have ‘reality television celebrities’ hanging out locally, so I reckon that there will be plenty of excitement when Brad and Dale from The Block drop into Mitre 10 at Mooloolah next week. I totally understand that if you haven’t enjoyed what the renovation television show has to offer, you will have no idea why this is so exciting. While not an avid fan, I have been an intermittent viewer. Mostly I just like to see the reveal shows – where there are the ‘ahhh this is just amazing’ coming from the judges or better still – the ‘what were they thinking’? Both these contestants come across as competitive, and they



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8 Local news............................. 3-6 Community news.................... 7-8 Business................................. 10 School news............................ 12 Pets & Animals........................ 13 Women in Business............. 14-15 You said it............................... 16

Health beauty & wellbeing........ 18 Living..................................... 19 Walkabout Woodford........... 20-21 Elected reps............................ 22 Happenings............................. 23 Gardening............................... 24 Home & Living......................... 25

12 Real estate......................... 26-27 Churches................................ 28 Noticeboard............................ 28 Trades............................... 29-34 Sports news....................... 34-35 Classifieds.......................... 36-37 Fun page................................. 38

What's Happening Friday, March 14

Saturday, March 15

Sunday, March 16

Beerwah Blue Light is being held at the Beerwah Community Hall, Beerwah from 6.30pm – 9.00pm. Entry is $7.00 and it’s open to all school age children. All Beerwah Blue Light Association events are fully supervised by Queensland Police Service officers and community volunteers holding blue cards. For more details check out their website or Facebook page.

Beerwah’s second Technology Expo will be held at the Beerwah Community Hall from 9.00am – 2.00pm. The ‘Becoming eSavvy’ event provides a forum for engaging with and learning more about technology - emerging and current. A proud partnership of the Beerwah Library, Beerwah Grafx Group, Friends of Beerwah Library and University of the 3rd Age, the event brings together a wide range of technology and people skilled in technology at the expo. Entry: free.

Do you want more peace and harmony in your life? For a healthier body inside and out, release old patterns that have been holding you back. ‘In to me I see’ Meditation and Relaxation Workshop includes a healthy lunch, morning and afternoon tea. 10.00am – 3.00pm. Donation $36.00. Beerwah Community Hall, Peachester Road, Beerwah. Bookings call 5439 0097.

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The mountain bike orienteering season begins today at the Beerburrum State Forest. With a new recreational course on offer to entice families and newcomers, five other courses give all levels of riders the type of competition that they desire. Courses range in length from 6km to 36km. For more information go to au/events or contact Stuart Gordon on 0439 979 261.

'Good morning my friend', from 10.00am The Beerwah CWA invites local women to come along and share a cuppa and a chat. There will be friendly faces, tea and coffee and morning tea, and for those that are interested, someone on hand to teach and play the traditional Chinese game of Mah jong. Bring some craft or just bring yourselves, children are welcome, and you can check out

Meet the stars of the hit show ‘The Block’ at a very special in-store appearance at Mooloolah Valley Mitre 10 from 3.00pm until 5.00pm. Brad and Dale, as part of their Mighty Aussie Road trip will be appearing at the store.

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also seem like really nice fellas and good blokes, so it is pretty easy to see why the producers would bring them back as their ‘favourites’ in the current series. When they visit Mooloolah from 3.00pm – 5.00pm on Tuesday March 18 they will be sharing their stories of The Block, including what happened behind the scenes, the gossip and the antics which did not make it to air. There will also be a sausage sizzle, colouring competition for the kids, in-store specials and a huge range of prizes and giveaways on the day. So if you would like a bit of a brush with ‘reality TV fame’ then make sure you head to Mooloolah on Tuesday from 3.00pm.

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Wishing well symbol of hope By Lea Parkes

Landsborough locals Bridgette and Paula Powers, known as the Twinnies, have one really big wish and that is to have a permanent home to their Pelican and Seabird Rescue Centre. While their passion runs deep and they have plenty of fans throughout the community, to make their wish a reality they know they need a lot of financial support to make it happen. One Beerwah resident Yvonne Taylor, has been inspired by the dedication of the girls, and is keen to assist the fundraising effort, creating a quirky

addition to her front garden. Yvonne and her husband Steve have built ‘Twin Wishing Wells’ in the garden at 13 Parkside Drive and Yvonne is encouraging locals to drop in their donations to help assist the Twinnies wish (their property can be accessed via the pathway from the Beerwah Marketplace). Last Wednesday, Yvonne invited along local politicians to get them to show their support for the importance of the work the girls undertake. Mayor Mark Jamieson, and Councillor Rick Baberowski officially launched the wishing wells. The Twinnes wanted to thank Yvonne and Stephen for constructing and organising the wishing wells, the mayor and councillor for supporting the initiative, and key sponsors, Community Recycling Inc, Crazy Clarks, Coastal Signs & Printing, Eliminated Pest Management, Jeff and Ann Ross and Mal Brough for his $100.00 donation. The Twinnies have a number of other fundraising opportunities in the coming months and GCNews will keep you updated on them, including a huge open day on May 18. Mayor Mark Jamieson, with Bridgette and Paula Powers, Cr Rick Baberowski and local resident Yvonne Taylor who has installed twin wishing wells in her front garden to raise funds for the Twinnies Pelican and Sea Bird Rescue


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March in March Residents of the Sunshine Coast who have concerns about the need for stronger action on climate change can attend the Beerwah ‘March in March’ rally in Brisbane on Sunday, March 16. "The rally commences at 11.30am, and is being held in Queens Park, George Street, behind the Treasury Casino," said Sunshine Coast Environment Council spokesperson Vivien Griffin. "We know that many people are concerned about climate change, but are unsure how they can be involved. Attending this event will show policy makers that the community cares. This is especially so for the Sunshine Coast, which has been identified as particularly vulnerable to climate change, including impacts on coastal tourism, hinterland bushfires and increased flooding in many regions." "My family is going to the March in March," said Ian Edwards. "My wife and I want our son to be able to enjoy what we have had. We need healthy oceans and to protect the Great Barrier Reef. I don’t want him burdened with the costs of dealing with beach erosion, drought, bush fires, and road and bridge repair from floods as a result of too little action now." "I respect what science is telling us, and we want to see serious leadership from the Australian

Three generations of the Edwards family show their concern about climate change government. How can we expect developing economies such as China and India to reduce their emissions if we do not show that we are also prepared to do the hard yards?" Ms Griffin said that the Environment Council was encouraging people to travel to the rally by carpooling or travelling by train. "The train goes from Nambour at 8.43am and stops at all stations, arriving in Brisbane at 10.33am. We encourage everyone who is going to meet up at Anzac Square at 10.45am, so that a strong contingent from the coast can go to the rally together." Further information on the rally is available by telephoning 0407 116 105 or email

Skate park out of action Beerwah Skate Park will be closed from March 6 for four weeks and is expected to reopen on April 1. Council is making modifications to the shade structure in advance of the shade net being re-instated.

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Good idea, but why here?

By Greg Brown

Last year, GCNews detailed how, at a Sunshine Coast Council general meeting on May 23 Council considered a report on noisy and hard to locate sports under a veil of secrecy as a ‘confidential agenda item’. Nothing more was heard, so most people would assume that no news is good news. However, it appears that the Queensland state government may have taken it out of the hands of Council, for according to the Sunshine Coast Environment Council (SCEC), they have secretly decided to push through a noisy motorsports precinct on a large tract of a local environmental reserve without consultation. SCEC spokesperson Narelle McCarthy says they are concerned that a significant area of the Beerwah State Forest at Glenview may be given the go-ahead to be stripped of its protected status with no community consultation. In response to questions put to Minister Dickson (Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing), it was confirmed that the government have been assessing a number of possible locations. “The government investigated a number of locations, including Beerwah State Forest, to determine a suitable location for a motor sports facility which would help deter off-road motorbike users from illegal riding in national parks,” said the Minister. “Preliminary investigations have been undertaken and market sounding will be conducted to determine interested parties.”

Dirtbikes will be catered for in the Glenview proposal And with the area being directly adjacent to that which is already earmarked for clearing to make way for the mega-intersection of Steve Irwin way and the Bruce Highway, the future for many rare and threatened native species appears dire. According to Ms McCarthy, the idea for a motorsports park is a good one for the region, but just not in the proposed forest location. “State government appears to be pushing through yet another proposal under a veil of secrecy which will impact on important areas of the Sunshine Coast’s conservation and open space network.

“We recognise motorsports are part of the many recreational opportunities offered by the region. However, there are potentially other, more appropriate sites which could accommodate these activities without using public assets and valuable green space,” she said. In response, Minister Dickson said that the public will be consulted on the decision. “State Planning Regulatory Provision requirements entail that community consultation must be undertaken for such a facility to progress and market testing through an EOI process will provide another opportunity to gauge interest in the site,” said Minister Dickson. SCEC maintains that the Beerwah State Forest contains endangered ecosystems found in few other places within the region representing an irreplaceable contribution to the biodiversity of the Sunshine Coast. It also contains significant koala habitat and supports federally listed species. “The economic relevance of our protecting our natural assets for tourism, lifestyle and regional identity is also being undermined,” Ms McCarthy said. “Minister Dickson needs to come clean with the Sunshine Coast community. He needs to understand that foisting proposals such as this and other commercial activities into high conservation areas and our precious few National Parks is not on. To do so without proper consultation, due process or the consideration of alternatives sites further shows he is not acting in the public interest.”

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After almost two years since the collapse of the Mooloolah Valley Sports Club, the Glenview facility is about to be resurrected by John Pearson, a Sunshine Coast businessman with prior links to the area. In fact, John was a patron of the old club when he lived in Mooloolah for over eight years, and he has major plans to bring the club back to life as a family-friendly venue. Once the contract settles on March 19, John says that he’s itching to get in and start the massive renovations that are needed. “I’ll basically be starting from scratch!” “There’ll be new ceilings, new floors, new bars, new furnishings … new everything,” he said. “There’s a lot of work to be done, that’s for sure. But it’s not like I haven’t done it all before.” John has started, run and successfully operated accommodation and hospitality centres before – some much larger that what the club will become. “I’m hoping that from opening day, locals will come in and see that it will look totally different from the old days. “I’m looking to create a safe and secure family-friendly venue where people can come to have dinner and a quiet drink, with low-key entertainment,” he said. The space will become a great function centre for weddings, parties and special occasions, and John says he’s looking forward to all the local sporting groups being able to have a space available again for their meetings, presentations and events.

“I’m really pleased to be able to offer the bowls club use of the facilities, and it would be great to see new faces joining the bowls club now that they have certainty of using the greens and the facilities.” John is currently talking with the gaming authorities to have Keno and TAB facilities, but at this stage pokies aren’t part of the plan. Targeting an opening day around the start of July, John is certain that he’s on the right track. “I’m pretty confident that if you do things right and do right by the patrons that people will come back to the venue and once again it will become an integral part of the local community,” he said. And with the jobs that will be created, there are only positives for the local area that will flow from this new phase in the life of the venue.

Andrew Powell’s mobile office is on the road again Member for Glass House Andrew Powell MP has always committed to holding regular mobile offices throughout the Glass House electorate so that residents could easily access him when they needed assistance on state matters. “Mobile offices are a way of identifying the main issues across our community and allow me to assist individual cases and try to offer solutions where appropriate. “I am pleased to announce that the first round of mobile offices for 2014 will begin on Friday, March 21 in Eudlo and Glass House Mountains,” Mr Powell said. The schedule for Friday, March 21 is as follows 7.30am to 8.45am @ Eudlo (Kids playground

near Eudlo State School, Rosebed Street.) 3.00pm to 4.30pm @ Glass House Mountains (Glasshouse Mountains Information Centre.) “A mobile office is a great way for locals to have their say without travelling to my Maleny electorate office,” Mr Powell said. “I made a promise very early on that I would always be approachable and available for constituents and I will certainly continue to do this while I am the local member. “Keep checking my website, www.andrewpowell. for further locations and dates in 2014, but in the meantime if I can help anyone with a state matter, please don’t hesitate to make contact with my office,” Mr Powell concluded.

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Contributed by Coral Beutel (Hon Pres) At our first meeting in February we welcomed Judy from Caloundra Branch who is Nambour North Coast’s Handicraft Chairman. Judy came to ask Coral to show the craft ladies how to make shoulder sprays. Margaret Wallace and Coral Beutel went to Maroochydore on February 10 to demonstrate and had a fun filled day. At the divisional meeting at Bli Bli, Peachester branch gave a $500.00 donation to be sent to the Rural Crisis Fund at head office. The state QCWA has donated almost $70,000.00 to this fund which is to help women and children in crisis especially those suffering from the drought. This money is all raised by women in CWA who are volunteers. Our markets were a great success with the plant stall putting on a great display.

YOUR LOCAL FOOT & ANKLE CLINIC Our next markets on May 3 will have a Mother’s Day theme. Results of the first cooking competition are boiled fruit cake 1st Coral, 2nd Cath, sultana cake 1st Joan, 2nd Coral, date loaf 1st Bev, 2nd Coral, cinnamon tea cake 1st Joan 2nd Bev, chocolate cake 1st Coral 2nd Bev, orange bar 1st Coral 2nd Cath, shortbread 1st Joan, ginger slice 1st Cath, 2nd Bev. First place getters go on to the divisional finals at Maroochydore on June 20. On March 17 we will be putting together birthing kits to be sent to PNG and the Islands. Our International Day, May 20, will be held in Peachester Hall in conjunction with Beerwah Branch. The country of study is Vietnam. On Wednesday, April 9 we will be holding a cancer morning tea at Peachester. Please patronise this as every bit helps someone in need.

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The Mooloolah group is a currently assisted by Sunshine Coast Institute of Tafe (SCIT) students studying a diploma of community services. They have created a community classroom at the centre to provide a real and practical environment to supplement their Community development unit. Their aim is to help create a support program in such a way that it is sustainable and supports the FIFO workers and families in the Mooloolah area for as long as necessary. For more information on these groups contact the Mooloolah Community Centre on 5494 7822 or contact Mel 0400 099 054, Caloundra and Hinterland Family Support.

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Recently the Beerwah Hotel Social Club presented the Currimundi Special School with a check for $320.00, to assist the students that attend the school. The funds were raised from their regular raffles the social club holds on a Saturday afternoon. Social Club Treasurer Rob Fullerton presents Frank Van der Kooy, Deputy principal with the funds raised

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According to this research, a 3kW solar system on a house will reduce the power bill in Queensland by an average of 52%. The research says the solar industry has created 18,500 jobs and 4,500 solar businesses in Australia. Another report by the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) outlines power price increases and why they have happened since July 2011.

Facts: Wholesale and retail costs have added 52% to the bill total, 40% to maintain poles and wires, 5% for “other costs”, 3% for the RET (Renewable Energy Target) which is for the large and small scale STCs or RECs which every solar owner has received. But here is the important part. Most of the STCs and RECs have gone to LARGE SCALE solar arrays for the big companies i.e. 10, 20 or 100 acres of solar panels. Guess how much of the RECs or

STCs have gone to the HOUSEHOLD solar systems – yes 0.8%, NOT EVEN 1% of everyone’s electricity bill has gone towards paying the Government subsidy for each household solar system. Now, the organisation that made this report is the “head honcho” in the electricity pricing section for national grid distribution. So they should not have a political agenda. You have noticed by now that Labor, the Greens and the Coalition are diametrically opposed to renewable energy and green house gasses, so whatever each of them say, has a political bias. And both sprout plenty of “bull dust”, including our current Queensland politicians. So if the Coalition, strongly supported by our own State Government, finalise the RET and cease the STC or REC subsidy to households, then the 0.8% that every electricity consumer contributes towards

the Government subsidy may cease, and your power bill could drop accordingly (by 0.8%, big deal). But then the State and Federal Government will need to raise more than 0.8% from households to pay for many of the 18,5000 jobs who decide to leave the industry and many of the 4,500 solar businesses which close down. State and Federal Governments HAPPILY, JOYFULLY and WILLINGLY spend YOUR money subsidising industries, projects and activities that employ people that suit THEIR POLITICAL AGENDA, but when a GOOD IDEA comes from the OTHER POLITICAL PARTY, then it automatically is considered an unnecessary expense. Here are the names, and phone numbers of your Electorate MPs: Mal Brough 5444 4888 Andrew Powell 5435 2013 Mark McArdle 5491 2780

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Solar Choice has already received approval The 20-megawatt Royalla solar farm will be built in Tuggeranong ACT, bounded to the west by for one of Australia's largest solar farms south of Toowoomba near Millmerran. The the Rob Roy Nature Reserve. The solar farm proposal will contribute to a reduction of project could take four to five years to around 560,000 tonnes of carbon emissions over complete. It is expected to generate up to one Gigawatt (= 22000 homes)of power. The 20 years, generating the equivalent amount of energy to power 4400 Canberra homes. The Bulli Creek Solar Farm will be built next to the Bulli Creek substation, one of the largest Royalla solar farm will directly contribute to meeting the greenhouse gas emission reduction projects in the country. The farm could be targets set by the ACT government. generating electricity by 2015-2016.

AGL and Solar First (Australia) Pty Ltd, are proposing to deliver two large-scale solar PV power projects with a total nominal capacity of 150 mW. These projects will be located at Nyngan (100 mW) and Broken Hill (50 mW) both sited in regional NSW, construction on the Nyngan project will begin in March 2014. Other large scale projects by AGL are also in the wings.

How will these projects effect the domestic market?

Power bills are higher as a result of these large scale projects. It is the large scale projects that add 2.2% to the cost of your power bill. The small domestic installation of solar adds only 0.8%.

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Business News Win win for school and community Contributed by Kylie Merola We all know the important role local businesses play in our community. Landsborough State School P&C strongly believes in supporting our local businesses. So recently, when the school Tuckshop was in need of new screens, they immediately contacted Landsborough Screens for a quote. Not only was the quote very competitively priced, the staff from Landsborough Screens was extremely pleasant and reliable. Tuckshop convenor, Vicky Van De Vorst, is delighted with her new tuckshop screens. The innovative design of the screens means they can be operated with ease. They can be closed during food preparation to keep the flies and nasties away, but then are easily opened when it is time for counter service. One of the screens was damaged during a recent act of vandalism and Landsborough Screens kindly replaced it at no charge. Vicky said by supporting local business with our dollars, they support us with their community partnership.

What is Glasshouse Country Chamber of Commerce giving you? Thrilled with the new screens, Tuckshop convenor Vicky (centre), thanks Keith, Allan, John and Harry from Landsborough Screens “Some may call this ‘win, win’, our P&C like to call it ‘community, community’. We support many local businesses each year,” she said. “They all offer competitive prices and service hard to find elsewhere.” Your thoughtful local purchases have much more power than many may realise. By making those purchases, you are giving a real gift to those businesses while helping to build a strong local economy.

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One of the largest private employers on the Sunshine Coast, Australia Zoo, has provided an incredible learning opportunity for Bree Collinson, a student from Beerwah State High School. Bree is undertaking a school based traineeship with Australia Zoo to complete her Certificate III in Retail. She works as a retail assistant one day during the week and one day on her weekends, and has thrived in her new role. As an animal lover, Bree feels truly privileged to be able to gain a qualification through hands-on experience at Australia Zoo. She works shifts

within Australiana, Elephantasia and Tiger Cart retail stores, and assists customers from all over the world. If you are a business owner that would like to know more about what opportunities there are for school based traineeships in your business, give Cindy Reader, industry liaison officer at Beerwah State High School a call on 5436 5333.

Adjust to Life Chiropractic is excited to welcome Dr Julie Kowaleski who is a US trained chiropractor who loves helping people! She was born and raised in Houston, TX where she attended Texas Chiropractic College. It was there where she developed her passion for helping people maintain a healthy spine for a healthy life. A chiropractor's role is to improve the function of your body. All functions in your body are controlled by your brain through your nervous

system, which runs through your spine. By detecting and correcting spinal misalignments that may be interfering with your brain to body connection, chiropractors help you return to normal function. This facilitates your body's self healing abilities and restores your potential for health. This is the side of chiropractic that Dr Julie truly enjoys – helping families live life to the fullest with abundant health and wellness. Dr Julie specialises in athletes, pre and post natal care, and school aged children. Providing children with the best possible start to life is her passion and mission. She is available at Adjust to Life Chiropractic Beerwah on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

Two locals Ashley Elias and Karen Winter have set up a new business ‘We Shop 4 You’. Their service will eliminate the countless hours you can spend shopping for your groceries and household supplies. Ashley said no longer will you have to stand in line, or fight for a car park when you are tired after a long day at work. Or if your mobility is not quite like it used to be and grocery shopping just overwhelms you, they can assist. In just minutes you can place your grocery list order by phone, email or we can conveniently pick up your shopping list from your letter box, or if you work locally, we can pick it up from your work.

“We will personally shop for you, and have your shopping delivered free from the store to your door for a flat rate for the first trolley load of $35.00 and then $10.00 extra per trolley with a $5.00 discount for seniors,” Ashley said. They also plan to expand into a mail / parcel pick-up and delivery service which will cost between $10.00 and $40.00 cash only for pickup and delivery. To find out more you can contact them by phone on 0400 286 606 or email




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Almost every day the GCCoC receives a request from a community member to address issues of concern. These requests have to be assessed within in the objectives of the chamber. The chamber is not a progress association, that is not to say that the members are not progressive. This is so far from the truth. You will have seen in GCNews that Mal Brough is conducting an information session on communications. Last week I attended a working group to evaluate the capacity of fiber optic systems to support high speed broadband on the Sunshine Coast; it was mind blowing to see how much under utilised capacity is available now. Broadband technology and innovation is now one of the key objectives of CCIQ Sunshine Coast Chamber Alliance. The access to this technology will provide a significant boost to business opportunities in Glasshouse Country. The pressure of numbers is the advantage of being aligned with a larger lobby group. What can the GCCoC do about the operation of the Glass House Mountains Visitor Information Centre? The perception is that it’s not supporting the local community and tourism. The shortage of staff is restricting the opening hours which is unfortunate. The business community says the previous ‘Yellow Caravan’ did a better job than the modern facility that is now under utilised. The VIC is operated by Sunshine Coast Destination Limited (SCDL) funded by a percentage of the tourism levy collected by council. The chamber has recently become a member of SCDL, this will now allow the business community to provide input on behalf of the chamber members. The chamber will be encouraging all businesses who rely on visitors to Glasshouse Country to become a member of SCDL so your voice can be heard. Community safety - the GCCoC has been working with Mal Brough to secure funding from the Federal Government to support community safety. A letter to GCNews recently commented on the transparency of the tendering process. If any community member is involved with the CCTV technology please contact the chamber, this is your community and your safety. Following several break and enters recently, the chamber has been working with the local police to implement measures to protect local premises both commercial and domestic. The March general meeting will focus on this partnership. This week will see the team of students from the USC commence working on the Beerwah Project. They will be looking at all Glasshouse Country communities that rely on Beerwah as the major centre. The project will build on the Place + Project, CBD upgrade and the Beerwah Village Project, and what the community should focus on to create a future vibrancy for this revitalised modern rural town. The next Glasshouse Country Chamber of Commerce meeting will be on: Wednesday, March 19 from 5.30pm at Glasshouse Country RSL Cnr Reed Street and Steve Irwin Way Glass House Mountains

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School News Students clean up

Contributed by Kylie Merola Landsborough State School students have demonstrated their support for caring for the environment through participating in the school's Clean Up Australia Day recently. They embraced the challenge of keeping their school grounds and local community litter free. Students took a break from class, then went to work picking up rubbish. Those in Prep to Year 3 were given designated areas in and around their school to clean up. The Year 4 to Year 7 students ventured out of the school grounds to clean up the streets and parks of Landsborough township. Items found included fast food containers, plastic bags, straws, bottles, cans, bits of clothing, cigarette butts, food wrappers and bits of timber. Principal Kristy Walton said the school worked hard to promote sustainability. Inspiring children to care for the environment was a vital part of Clean Up Australia Day.

A happy tail!

The children at Landsborough Child Care Centre recently had a visit from RSPCA volunteers Leah and Libby. They came into the centre with their toy dog Bob and taught the children how to care for their pets. They discussed the importance of loving and being gentle with all animals as well as feeding, washing and exercising them so that they live a long and Izzy, Lincoln, Chloe and Kade practicing their pet care knowledge happy life.

Getting their hands dirty

Contributed by Rae Josland The ‘Clean Up Australia Day’ organisation’s aim ‘to inspire and work with communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment’, is clearly being heard by the students of Beerwah High. On Saturday, March 1, Beerwah High’s Student Council held its annual clean up day. At 8.00am on Saturday morning a collection of Beerwah High staff, students and extra helpers put on their gloves, grabbed their bags and prepared to walk

Through the visit, the children are developing an awareness of the impact that human activity has on living things and their environment, as well as developing a respect for all living things. The children raised $120.00 for the RSPCA on the day. Landsborough Child Care Centre also proudly sponsors a pen at the Sippy Creek Animal Refuge.

through the school to make a difference. It was great to see such a team effort and students and staff covered the entire school grounds, outdoor classroom and the carpark and front footpath. The day included some interesting finds such as a wallet that held a Beerwah High I.D. Card from a student in the graduating class of 2000. It was definitely a successful and enjoyable community event that left the school not only looking better but feeling better as well.

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After working for other financial institutions and the corporate sector of Bank of Queensland, Debbie and her husband Jeff decided to open a branch of Bank of Queensland in Beerwah in 2003, in the community in which they live. Debbie believes one of the real strengths of Bank of Queensland that their clients appreciate is that the staff don’t get moved around, which enables them to develop great relationships with their customers by getting to know them as individuals. “While we are small enough to offer personal service, we are still able to offer a wide range of banking products and services including insurances,” she said. “We provide local friendly service.” “As working women, I believe that while it is critical for us to be good time managers, I think most of us need to remember to have a little time out for ourselves, and of course a sense of humour doesn’t go astray.” “If you haven’t been into our branch and met our team, we are always there with a hello and a smile so come in, we would love to meet you.”

Property Investment Managers First National Real Estate Beerwah P: Office 5494 6444 E: Nicole E: Jody

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Nicole and Jody each bring over 15 years experience to their roles. Nicole has worked throughout all facets of the real estate industry and has successfully operated her own property management business. She is also a fully licensed real estate agent. Jody has also worked in all areas of the industry including business development. She has built property management divisions from the beginning and managed portfolios in excess of $60,000,000. Currently she is studying to be a real estate trainer. “Working together as a team, we specifically run portfolio style management of investment properties. We believe in being proactive not reactive, ensuring our service is second to none, and we also believe in honesty and having open lines of communication.” Both Nicole and Jody are actively involved in supporting the local community. Nicole is publicity and promotions officer at the Beerwah Golf Club, and they have previously run Beerwah’s Biggest Morning Tea. This year again they will run and organise this event to raise funds for the cancer council. Having both owned investment properties themselves, Nicole and Jody are familiar with understanding the landlord’s point of view. This allows them to effectively bring a unique understanding to the needs of their clients.

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With over 40 years working experience, Sue has enjoyed a diversity of roles in both the hospitality and retail industries. Her experience includes working in five star hotels, coffee shops and running a bakery outlet, to managing her own pastry factory and running a fruit and veggie shop. Starting in Tasmania, Sue moved on to work in Queensland and the Northern Territory before moving overseas to Germany where she worked for 20 years before returning to Queensland to set up her fruit and veggie shop. At Pasta d’Vine, personal service and making customers feel special is a priority. They make simple things in the best possible way. Everything is made from scratch, without the use of convenience or processed food items. Specialising in fresh egg pasta, they use Australian durum semolina and fresh eggs, without preservatives, colors or additives. A member of the local Rotary Club, Sue is involved in a number of local community and charity projects. Having lived in Beerwah for over 10 years, Sue sees a great future for the area. “Many people do not know what Beerwah businesses have to offer. Take a walk around town and see what a multitude of special businesses exist.” 14 |

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Lorraine is very passionate about working in an industry that is solution focused. With the stresses that life can put on us, Lorraine understands how important it is to take time for you to really connect to who you are and help you create balance that supports your lifestyle. Lorraine has embarked in studying a Diploma in Counselling to offer her clients a holistic service. She also enjoys participating in networking events including the Glasshouse Country Chamber of Commerce and likes to embrace our natural environment, walking in our glorious mountains is also a favorite past-time. We tend to wear so many hats that many operate from what is referred to as a ‘Mechanical Mind’ – actions and decisions done without conscious thought. Lorraine works with you to increase your consciousness about what you want personally and professionally, and supports you to release whatever is getting in the way of achieving it. Living a life you love starts with gaining clarity on your values, beliefs and predominant operating patterns. Lorraine will lead you on a journey of self-discovery that will begin to generate solutions and strategies; a pathway forward where total possibilities and opportunities are waiting for you and your decisions, choices and action plans then align with your ‘True Essence’, living the authentic you.

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Vicki Heading

Vicki has over 26 years of hair and beauty industry experience. Even after all these years she is still very passionate about her business and loves coming into the salon every day, and continues to grow and learn new things all the time. Originally moving to Beerwah to expand the business, Vicki previously had a salon in Maleny for 15 years, then 11 years ago, she decided to put all her energy into the salon in Beerwah. A family business where Vicki’s daughter, Kylie, also works, a total of five highly qualified hairdressers and beauty therapists specialise in all areas of hairdressing and beauty needs. They have services that cater for all men, women and children - all under the one comfortable air-conditioned roof. Since being in business at Beerwah, Vicki has been actively involved with the local Chamber of Commerce and currently holds a position on the executive committee. She has also dedicated her time over the last few years to the Place+Beerwah Project and for the last 25 years has been involved with the Quota club of Maleny. Her work with Quota International includes a long standing commitment to volunteering her time to successfully organise and coordinate the Maleny Debutante Ball.

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Carol first joined the GCNews team in August 2006, working full-time in the role of advertising co-ordinator for four years, and after a short break for maternity leave she returned to work part-time in 2010. She is a dedicated mum of (almost) four-year-old twins, as well as being a highly focused advertising sales rep and a committed vegetable gardener – so along the way she has definitely developed some seriously good juggling skills. Carol says she feels very lucky to have this role which is more than just a job to her. She has loved developing relationships with her clients to gain an understanding of their needs. Making their advertising as easy and effective as possible each and every time, is my main priority, she said. Working with a fantastic team of supportive, multi-tasking, talented and funny people, coming to work is never a chore. She enjoys shopping locally, and tries to encourage as many as possible to do the same. Being part of this community is important, as if we all support each other, local shops, sports clubs, schools, and businesses can all flourish, making Glasshouse Country an even better place to live.

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Kylie has been part of the team at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club since 2008, and in the past 12 months she has stepped up to take on the role of club manager. The Sportsclub’s Management Committee had seen how driven she was and how passionate she was about the club so they strongly encouraged her to take on the position. While the Sports Club is a not-for-profit community sporting complex, the commercial element of the club must be professionally run to ensure the high quality sporting facilities can be provided and maintained for the local community today and into the future. Before moving into the hospitality industry, Kylie worked as a sales executive for 10 years. So not surprisingly she has a warm and engaging personality and a passion driven for success. Having started as bar staff, leading into functions manager, before taking on the role of club manager Kylie clearly has a strong knowledge of how each of the elements of the business works. She understands what is needed to ensure that the club keeps moving forward to maintain and keep up with the communities sporting and recreational needs.

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Amy has over 15 years experience in the finance industry. Owning her first investment property at 19, Amy has always had a keen interest in the areas of investing and finance. Her first job was working for a Mortgage Origination Company before she moved on to join ANZ. As a local branch manager, Amy believes that ANZ can offer clients a unique ‘A-Z review’ process. “It’s our way of assisting customers to look at their total financial position. We help assist by making their banking more convenient, and helping them to save money and even make money.” Since being the manager of the Beerwah branch, Amy has supported a number of local charities, including assisting with the local Beerwah Charity Sports days and the Beerwah Big Night out event. She has also been an active member of the local Chamber of Commerce. Amy says being active and involved and part of the local community is very important. As a family orientated person, Amy understands and can appreciate the different situations and challenges her customers encounter. She strives to always give a personal touch, and customers and business associates alike know they can approach her for assistance with any situation at any time.

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You Said It Send your letter to email: fax: 5438 7446 post: PO Box, 99, Beerwah, 4519

Re: Simpson Street

Vehicles pulling out from parking spaces have been seen by me to need to cross the centre line to safely clear other parked cars. Road width one gets the feeling when driving down Simpson Street to be in a thin alley, the width of the road is distracting. You need extra care with people appearing at the front or back of their vehicles or doors suddenly opening in front of you with oncoming traffic travelling to close or crossing the centre line due to the road width. Closing of the left hand lane turning into Peachester Road causes a back up of traffic heading north on Simpson Street. Traffic heading south to turn right at Peachester Road has caused risk taking by drivers to clear the lights and intersection. I have seen changes to road ways in a small town and a larger town than Beerwah, in the smaller town half the shopping centre died in relation to the shops, it has been eight years but despite many tries the dead part of the street is still dead. In the larger town, businesses closed who had been in business many decades. The road change was eventually reversed. Shops that had moved did not come back. Even though the road is the centre of town, the area has a second rate feel, people prefer to shop elsewhere. The back streets of Sydney feel more up market than this large town area, and I feel safer in them than the main street of the above larger town. I predict the southern area will wither and die over time (Simpson Street), a very expensive way to close a shopping precinct. Colin Chalker Beerwah Last week coming along Simpson Street, I had to swerve out over the line to miss a lady with a walking stick trying to get out of her car at the doctors surgery (there is no close pedestrian crossing from the car park across the road). Luckily there wasn't any traffic coming. I had only just gotten back over the line and another car opened their door and got out from their car right in front of me. Needless to say we both got an awful shock; and again I was able to miss her due to a lack of traffic through town. Auldi car park has now become a major road through from Turner Street. Not only to avoid the road works, but so they do not have to stop for the lights. And now without an extra lane to turn left at the lights (even though we still have a green arrow), people do not like to wait for the other cars going straight ahead. It is also awful when you get angry actions from the through traffic for taking your trolley back and they do not think you are moving fast enough. Sandy Hanson Beerwah To all the people complaining about the works on Simpson Street and how it is disrupting and a nuisance. Why are you complaining? This is for the benefit of your town! I have first-hand experience of the works and people involved in them, and I would like to say that they have put in the utmost effort to ensure safety and accessibility. Furthermore they have gone above and beyond the call of their jobs on more than one occasion and have always been lovely to deal with. A bit of appreciation wouldn't go astray. M Schultz Beerwah

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View stands for the Voice, Interests and Education of Women and it is one of Australia’s leading women’s volunteer organisations and supports the education of disadvantaged children through The Smith Family. The Glasshouse Country View Club has been established for over 10 years and for the past eight years the View Club of Glasshouse Country has met for our monthly luncheons at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club. The venue has worked well for our group as the function room is really spacious with room available for a lectern and microphone available for our guest speakers or for entertainment at our special events. The club serves us a delicious and well-priced meal – which the ladies enjoy, it is always nice to eat a meal you haven’t had to prepare yourself. We look forward to continuing this friendship with the club for some years to come and would encourage the rest of the community to take advantage of such a valuable community asset. View members come from all walks of life and meet regularly to provide our members with an outlet to help others, as well as to establish lasting friendships and contribute to the local community. To find out more about View in Glass House Mountains call Margaret, our President on 5435 2172. Jenny Morris, Publicity Officer Glasshouse Country View Club

Just thinking

In the article on February 26 about the Cooker and the Looker, Amanda said "we all get a bit lazy about shopping" as a reason we don't buy local food. I couldn't help thinking there is a ‘one-stop option’ already available here in the form of Sandy Creek Organic Farm. If you want to be lazy, eat local and seasonal, their weekly box of vegetables is an incredibly easy way to do it! Frances Harper Peachester

Not the me, me, me crowd

Since I can remember, for over 80 years it was drought one year, floods the next. It was the country’s fault since it did not affect the city people, bad luck. Now it effects us it's a different matter. The labor party came up with a brilliant scheme – the Snowy Mountain, this was a stroke of genius. Of course we had a good Prime Minister, plus a party that looked after the people, not the me, me, me crowd. They were people with common sense, not around today, it made work, money, jobs, and a national pride in our services. We could do it and show the world, now it’s excuses, we have no money, not that we had much then. They will never come back again those pollies, but they must look at pollies now with disgust who only look after, themselves. How much do dams cost? L Woods Mooloolah

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On my way home from dropping my wife at Caboolture Hospital last week I called into the Beerwah Marketplace to pick up some shopping. I couldn’t believe when I returned to my car, someone had slashed three of my tyres. Thanks to the fellas from Beerwah Discount Tyres who came to my rescue to get me on the road again. I reported the incident to the police who said that it was likely that I was targeted. I would hope if someone has an issue with me that they would raise it with me in person. Name supplied Beerwah

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I would like to clear up any confusion about the control of Ewen Maddock Dam and other bulk water assets following A. Husband’s letter ‘Ewen Maddock Dam – facts or fiction?’ (GCNews March 5). The management of dams in SEQ is the responsibility of Seqwater, the Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority, and not Unitywater. Unitywater is responsible for transporting drinking water to customers after it has been collected and treated by Seqwater and also for sewage collection and treatment. We refer all correspondence relating to the management of dams to Seqwater. Judy Bailey, Executive Manager Retail Services Unitywater

Re: How stupid can you get

Just wanted to update the dirt bike riders who spooked those two horses recently on Coonowrin Road. The mother is in hospital having surgery due to complications of her injuries. I also wanted to add a massive thank you to the drivers of Coonowrin Road who do slow down for horse riders. It means a lot. Name Supplied Landsborough


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Last week’s answer – A stump puller. Congratulations to last week’s winners – no winners yet. Previous week – our apologies to Robert (not Andrew ) Bahr, and congratulations to Helen Whitter who also got ‘Insulator’ correct Open: Sun, Wed, Thurs and Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Closed Mon, Tues & Sat

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OPENING HOURS: See your local store or for details. Meat and produce prices valid from 12/03/14 - 18/03/14 in our Queensland stores. Meat and produce prices are also available in Ballina, Byron Bay, Casino, Coffs Harbour, Grafton, Lismore, Toormina and Tweed Heads stores. Some items are sold in pre-packed sizes. While stocks last – please note stocks are limited and will vary between stores. Despite our careful planning, we apologise if selected items may sell out on the first day due to unexpected high demand. In the event of unexpected high demand, ALDI Stores reserves the right to limit purchases to reasonable quantities. ALS1062_W11_C

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Health, Beauty & Wellbeing Beerwah Bowen Therapy

Beauty Special for March. A really beautiful 1 hour pamper. Massage and Facial $65. 5/5 Turner St, Beerwah 5494 0546

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Ensuring you are well hydrated is one of the simplest and most beneficial things to do for good health. Every cell in the body requires adequate hydration to survive and function correctly. Dehydration results in loss of elasticity and flexibility, increasing the risk of disease and injury to every part of the body. Circulation is decreased and the transfer of nutrients and waste across cell walls is impeded. There is a greater build up of toxins and the kidneys are unable to filter efficiently. Signs and symptoms of dehydration can include dark urine, skin with excessive lines, thirst, fatigue, dry eyes, joint stiffness and pain, headaches, dizziness, and constipation. Bowen Therapy promotes rehydration of the body by drawing fluid into the fascia (connective

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tissue) as the moves are executed. This can result in improved circulation and a reduction in restrictions and adhesions, tension, stress and pain. Before having a Bowen Treatment it is necessary to drink some water to provide the extra fluid required. Ensuring hydration is maintained maximises the benefits of the treatment. Beerwah Bowen Therapy is by appointment Monday to Friday at Beerwah Health Foods. Home visits are available. Phone Lesa on 0419 969 387.


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Does your business offer services or advice on beauty, �itness, hairdressing, nails, natural therapies or weight management? Our Health, Beauty and Wellbeing pages are where locals look when they want to be beautified from top to toe, get healthy or lose weight.

Phone Sarah on 5438 7445 to find out more

Living Health Matters with Braxton Turnage

Health Matters

Doctor of Chiropractic

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Early Detection is NOT Prevention

Doctor of Chiropractic

Prevention means taking actions to avoid something. Detection means there are signs that it is already present. See the difference? Once something bad (cancer, heart disease, etc) shows up on a already have it. Early detection of a disease is not the same as preventing a disease. We spend all this worry, money, and stress on early detection – so we can then take some sort of action. Doesn't it make more sense to take action before there are signs that you've developed a nasty disease? My mum recently had herself checked out after losing her mother to cancer. Thankfully, all tests came back clear. But I can tell you she is not a healthy woman, and I am always worried about her future health. There is a big difference between being healthy and being ‘not sick’. If you put super healthy on one end of a spectrum, and very sick on the other end – there's a lot of area in between. Unfortunately, like my mum, most people wait until confirmation they are on the sick end before taking action. We should be very grateful for the advances of modern medicine, but if you have your choice, I'm sure most of us would prefer not to need it. While my mum doesn't have cancer or heart disease, her thyroid is playing up and she has had several benign lumps removed from her chest. But, in her words, “thank goodness” it's not bad enough to start eating right and exercising! I hope the point I'm attempting to make is clear. Don't wait until your blood tests or scan detects you have a serious illness, because then you've waited too long. Start preventing chronic disease now with simple lifestyle changes. Eating cleaner, joining your partner or friend for a morning walk, and adopting an attitude of gratitude are great ways to prevent this chronic disease epidemic facing our modern world. Adjust to Life Chiropractic, Turner Park Shopping Centre, Beerwah Ph: 5494 0499

Become eSavvy at Beerwah Technology Expo No matter how you use technology, there is something for everyone to explore at the Beerwah Technology Expo from 9.00am to 2.00pm on Saturday, March 15. Sunshine Coast Council’s Division 1 Councillor Rick Baberowski said the Beerwah Technology Expo provides an opportunity for the community to interact with new and emerging technology. “Exhibitors include Ted’s Cameras, Total Mircosystems, LisaSista Photography, Glasshouse Country Christian College, Beerwah Family History Group - just to name a few. “You will leave feeling eSavvy after learning about social media, cloud storage, green screen technology, benefits of the Community Hub, free eResources including eBooks, eMusic, seeing an amazing 3D printer in action, and so much more.” Glasshouse Country Christian College Educational Technology Support Teacher, Brad Evans said one of the hardest things to do as a school was to connect education with the real world. “Having our Year 9 students involved in days like this allows them to gain perspective on what they are learning while participating in the wider Beerwah community,” he said. “Some of the things the students will be demonstrating include stop motion photography to create an animation on an iPad, green screen technology for media production and news reporting and AppleTV technology which changes the classroom landscape – all these make learning both interesting and fun.” The Beerwah Technology Expo is a proud community initiative of Sunshine Coast Council, Beerwah Grafx Group, Beerwah Friends of the Library and U3A Sunshine Coast. Come along and interact with new and emerging technology and become eSavvy at the Beerwah Technology Expo. For more details call 1300 LIBRARY and ask to talk to the Beerwah Library or visit council’s library website.

Live, love and run!

Adjust Chiropractic, Turner Parkmany Shopping Centre, Beerwah Ph: 5494 0499 walkers onto a trail and into the bush, but in a controlled LivingtoinLife such a beautiful setting, Glasshouse setting where they know that they will be safe and have Country locals take advantage of our natural environment some fun as well,” said Alun. for walking and running along the many trails and tracks “As the course is run around a circuit, participants are which wind around our heritage listed National Parks. never too far away from assistance and the whole course Run Queensland – a highly regarded locally owned and is accessible to the Run Queensland crew with a safety operated sports event facilitaton business – have been patrol operating throughout the event. organising a host of nationally recognised running events “The run is open to individuals, teams, and groups, so on and around our glorious Glass House Mountains. is the perfect thing for a sporting club or team, or fitness Their next much anticipated run is the Wild Horse group to use for training or team bonding. Criterium, which will be on Easter Sunday, April 20. “You could even use it as a workplace charity event, and According to Run Queensland founders, Alun Davies and be sponsored by colleagues to raise funds for local charity Brett Standring, the event will give local walkers and causes. runners a great opportunity to experience participating in a “And yes, people are even allowed to run or walk with trail running event without the intimidation of some of the their dogs on a leash.” more challenging courses. For more information on the Wild Horse Criterium, check “The focus for us is to encourage local runners and out their website –

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While in Woodford, how about popping into Woodford Hardware and Nursery at 98 Archer Street and browsing amongst their large range of vegetable, herb and flower seedlings? Owners Dick and Kellie Howard said they and their staff are happy to offer customers advice on everything they need to know to help those seedlings grow, bloom and fruit in the garden. Dick and Kellie are ex-Glass House residents and are especially pleased to meet anyone from this area. Dick grew up in Glass House and he and Kellie moved to Woodford in 2001. Woodford Hardware and Nursery is open seven days a week and there are specials available all year round. They deliver anywhere. There are also two tradesmen, a plumber and a carpenter, onsite.

Great for golfers and diners alike The Woodford Golf Club is the perfect course for beginners or seasoned golfers alike. With its championship quality par 72, 18-hole 5,920 metre course, the Woodford Golf Club provides the perfect location for a great day’s golfing.

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“Customers like being able to get advice on their DIY projects from a pro,” Dick said. “Our tradies are happy to give information and tips to help your DIY project come together perfectly.” For more information ring the store on 5496 1385.

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Set amongst the beautiful countryside, with wildlife and picturesque scenery, the gentle fairways make for an enjoyable leisurely stroll for all ages and abilities, whilst the lush bermuda greens add that touch of putting perfection. With surprisingly reasonable green fees and great deals for groups, the club makes visitors feel especially welcome. Best of all, the nomination and membership fees are some of the lowest in the Sunshine Coast region and the club supports pensioners with great discounts on their membership fees. The fully air-conditioned and fully licensed club house is just the right place for an after game meal or drink, or just somewhere to stop for a refreshment when you’re passing through the area.

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Glenview Road

Council’s $1.1 million upgrade of Glenview Road between Rosemary Avenue and Tolson Road has come a long way in the past month and I’m really pleased with the progress. I stopped by and met with the on-site Traffic Controller who was genuinely impressed with the efficient work of Council’s road crew. An atmosphere of good will has set the scene for the project and locals have been supporting the crew with cold drinks and cake to show their gratitude. Through traffic, local residents and on-ground workers all aspire to see the project completed on time and achieving great results for individual driveways, overall improvements to sight lines and a smoother road surface for travelling on. If the good weather keeps up, completion of the project is expected to be in June.

Roberts Road

Extensive refurbishment is underway along Roberts Road at the car park outside Beerwah State High School. The work aims to separate through traffic along the road from destination traffic entering both the high school and Glasshouse Country Christian College. Car and bus drivers in the area will benefit from the improved management of drop off zones and availability of short term parking.

Skippy Park

Council is about to add the final play element to encourage active play at Skippy Park and thereafter we’ll start work to improve the entry along Old Landsborough Road. The entrance upgrade will start in mid-March and will take approximately five weeks to complete. The work will provide safety improvements for motorists with the inclusion of dedicated left and right turning lanes from Old Landsborough Road into Skippy Park.

Place + Beerwah

It’s exciting to see the Beerwah streetscape take form, particularly the dramatic transformation of the relationship between the pedestrian zone and through traffic along Simpson Street – it’s going to be a great space given over to the streetscape and pedestrian experience. The improvements will support the future of the area as a great community hub for locals and an emerging destination for visitors.

Jenny McKay

Division 5 Councillor Sunshine Coast Council M: 0409 450 726 Mooloolah Pool Funding

I am pleased to advise council now has a funding agreement in place with Mooloolah Valley Community Association to enable access to Mooloolah Pool and programs for the community. It’s also exciting to learn the pool has a new swim club up and running. This is terrific news and I strongly encourage residents to get along and support your local club.

Have you checked out the Arts & Ecology Centre Event Calendar for autumn yet?

There are some really great workshops for adults and regular events throughout March and April taking place at Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden, Tanawha. Presenters for these workshops are professionals drawn from within the art and environment fields. A couple of stand outs this month include: Two Minds, One Theory - Biodiversity & Evolution in Focus, a display featuring the work of Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace, from March 18 – 28, Tuesday to Friday only, 10.00am - 2.30pm; and Creating with Clay, learn how to create with clay and add texture and colour to make a complete and unique item for your home with Suncoast Clayworkers, on March 21 from 9.30am - 12.30pm. For further information or to book, visit council’s CommunityHub site at

Harvesting at Rivers Edge

Council recently undertook water plant harvesting works at Rivers Edge’s water body which involved the removal of lilies and floating plants to encourage the growth of underwater plants. These plants provide habitat, food sources for native animals and fish while also assisting managing nutrient loads from streets and stormwater coming into the system. Nutrients can create algal blooms or poor water quality over time. The pond is being used by a range of native birds including purple swamp hens, moorhens, native ducks, coots and water dragons – a lovely place to visit with the family.

Happenings Things 2 Do Peachester Art Show

Don’t miss great jazz at Maleny

Get set for National Playgroup Week

Garage sale for a good cause

Peachester State Primary School P&C look forward to welcoming you at the school’s major annual fundraiser to be held during the last weekend of this month. Held at the Peachester community hall and showcasing the art of the Peachester school, community and surrounding areas, the exhibition promises to provide access to an eclectic mix of original artworks from both emerging and award winning local artists. There will be an opening night gala event to be held on Friday, March 28. This will include four hours of live music, instant prizes, drinks and finger food from 6.30pm. Tickets for the adults only event will be $15.00 and can be purchased from Peachester Fruit Market or by contacting the organisers. The art show will continue on Saturday, March 29 (10.00am - 4.00pm) and Sunday, March 30 (10.00am - 3.00pm) with the work of over 25 artists on display throughout the weekend including better known artists. For more information see their Facebook page - Peachester art show, email or contact Corinne 5494 9777 or Marnie 5494 9004.

Children across the state will get the chance to have some serious fun during this year’s National Playgroup Week from March 24 to 28. Sunshine Coast families will be treated to a fun family day which will feature a cardboard play activity, encouraging children and parents to build items from cardboard boxes – the more creative the better! At the Mons Playgroup Centre, 1 Mons School Road, Buderim on Thursday, March 27 from 10.00am – 12.00noon.

Discover Earthships: The ultimate sustainable housing Join Ryan Mayne to discover the land of Earthships at his presentation at the Beerwah Library on Wednesday, March 19 from 10.00am – 11.30am. Find out what is happening around the world with the construction of eco friendly, sustainable housing. Get great tips on how you can start making your own home more environmentally friendly and cheaper to live in based on basic Earthship design principals. The workshop is free, however bookings essential. please phone 1300 542 727.

One of Australia's leading Jazz bands, Caxton Street Jazz Band, who are regular performers at jazz clubs and festivals, is heading back to Maleny due to popular demand. The band is a six piece ensemble consisting of trumpet, clarinet / tenor sax, trombone / banjo / vocal, piano / vocal, double bass, drums / washboard. Cabaret seating will be available. They will be performing at the Maleny RSL Hall, Bunya Street, Maleny on Saturday, March 29 at 7.00pm. Ticket prices are $25.00 non-members; $20.00 members of Maleny Arts Council / Maleny RSL Sub-branch and are available from the Maleny Bookshop or phone John on 5494 2584.

Friends of Ebenezer Australia are holding a Garage / Plant Sale on Saturday, March 15 at the Maleny Baptist Church corner Maleny / Landsborough and McCarthy Roads from 7.00am until 1.00pm. Come and grab a bargain and meet some of the locals who have visited the Ebenezer work in Livingstone Zambia and hear some amazing ‘good news’ stories. Everything is priced to sell and the proceeds will help the 400 orphaned children at risk, who are being taken care of at the Ebenezer Child Care Trust in Livingstone Zambia. Make a difference in a child’s life, children who have no other means of support except the help that ECCT gives them. Contact Lenore on 5429 6194 for more information.

Harmony Day

Steph Arlidge (director of Sweet Chilli and Zawadi choirs) and Laurel Wilson are planning a choral music concert to celebrate Harmony Day on March 21, which will be held at the Maleny Community Centre. Local choral groups Tapestry, Crystal Waters Community Choir, Sweet Chilli and Zawadi, plus the Nightinguys, a seven man group from Samford, will be performing. There will also be a number of stalls, providing information about local groups who support the aims of Harmony Day. Doors open 7.00pm for a 7.30 start, admission is $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students and $2.00 for under 12s. Proceeds will go to local Community groups. Light refreshments will be available before the show and at interval, and the venue is licensed. For more information call Laurel on 0418 187 104.

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Contributed by Patricia Bradford (Publicity Officer) President Jeff Bodley welcomed all to the AGM. Cath Howitt was awarded the Irene Owen trophy for the highest points scored for the competition bench for 2013 with a score of 135, Margaret Ferris came second with a score of 133. Cath was presented with the trophy by Denise Owen, daughter of the late Irene Owen. Office bearers were selected and a big thank you goes to the outgoing committee and welcome to the new committee. Outgoing president, Jeff presented John and Pam Innes with a beautiful Mussaenda for their services over the last few years. Results of the competition bench for January, 1st Cath Howitt 17 points, 2nd Margaret Ferris 15 points. Visitors and new members are welcome to join us on Thursday, March 20, 9.30am at the Peachester Hall, we would love to see you there. For more information phone 5496 9169.

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M.R.W.L. Inc Plant of the Month

Callicarpa pedunculata This fast growing 2-3 metre shrub is found in dry rainforests and on the edges of subtropical rainforests from the mid north coast of NSW to north east Qld. In summer, the arching branches are covered in white, pink to pale purple flowers followed by stunning small 3mm diameter dark purple bird attracting fruits formed in dense clusters. This species natural habitat has been dominated by exotic weed, Lantana, which is closely resembles. Velvet Leaf can be grown as a garden specimen; pruning keeps a bushy shape along with regular fertiliser applications; mulching will assist with protection from extreme cold or exposure. The fruit is a food source for the Lewin’s Honeyeater and Silvereye birds, and can be used as a dye for crafts.

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Kevs Joinery & Shopfitters in Beerwah has over 35 years professional service, and has been based in Beerwah for over 10 years. Seeing a definite gap in the local market they are now pleased to be able to offer a price matching service for all your electrical and white goods. So as well as offering a complete service for all your kitchen, vanity, laundry, TV units and robes needs, they can source any appliance at a great price. Call Kev now on 5494 6500 for more information.

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Could an offset account help your financial situation? Taking out a home loan is a lifelong commitment that shouldn’t be approached lightly. It’s important to remember that mortgages can be more than simply a debt - there are a wide range of facilities and addon’s that can make your home loan product a useful tool for wealth generation and future investment. This means putting in the hard yards and doing your research before committing to a home loan product. After all, there is no ‘one size fits all’ concept when it comes to mortgages. Every family and individual have their own requirements and life circumstances

that should be factored into one of the biggest financial decisions of any Australian’s life. One potential option available to you is an offset account, which could be worth giving consideration towards for your first home loan.

savings helping you to further your own living situation and work towards helping you generate as much wealth as possible. The basic principal revolves around removing interest payments from your home loan repayments. Any money in your offset account is Offset Accounts from your home loan’s If you’re hoping to get debt-free as ‘deducted’ mortgage calculations, effectively fast as possible, an offset account reducing the amount of money could be one of the most valuable you’re charged interest on. facilities at your disposal. example, if you have a home Establishing one of these accounts For loan of $500,000 and an offset alongside your home loan will help account with $50,000, when you you to save money in the long run make mortgage payments, you on your repayments, with these

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Enjoy the ever-changing mega views from the wide inviting deck areas and interior of this modern home. A big, generous floorplan with a large kitchen and open living, plus a second living or sitting area. Filled with natural light, this home also features four big bedrooms, main bedroom (with ensuite) nicely located away from the living areas, and enjoying the wonderful private view along the decks to the mountains. The second bedroom is much larger than you’d normally expect, and could easily be utilised nicely as a home office. Sliding doors from the kitchen open to a deck and fully fenced and level rear yard; – which also has double gates access to the rear, and easy access from the side. Clever use of the natural slope of the land (862 m2) allows lots of storage space under and ample garaging for two cars. The asking price of offers over $419,000 it will only be on the market until the end of March after that it will be permanently rented. The represents very, very smart buying according to marketing agent John King of First National Beerwah, With views that can’t be built out, this exceptional Glass House home located at 3 Cayenne Court, deserves your early inspection. For an appointment for viewing phone 0409 570 284.


Monarch Realty

Glass House Ridges Estate

Bonato Road & Cooinda Place, Glass House Mountains (off Bowen Road)


Quality precinct with beautiful homes

$$ Building Incentive $$ to next 5 buyers #Conditions apply. Valid March to July 2014.

Wide frontages Elevated blocks (2,500m2 to 3,569m2) Easy build with level to gentle sloping land Views include parkland, lagoons and mountains Town water, underground power, simple covenants (allows detached sheds up to 180m2) Handy location off Bowen Road with access to both highways Glasshouse Mountains at its best!!

Enquiries: John King 0409 570284 Property ID 2568156 26



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Property of the week 1.93 acres with town water

Nestled nicely on this amazing block, with a wide variety of fruit and timber trees, as well as

stunning gardens - complete with walking trails and secret paths that lead all the way to the spring fed dam, is a home exuding quality from every corner and perfect for the large or extended family. Upstairs offers level access to the second floor which boasts high scissor ceilings, polished timber floors, Tasmanian oak kitchen, and a deck overlooking the solar heated pool. Downstairs, there is a semi self-contained wing including bedroom, bathroom, laundry, large living area, covered patio and a double lock up garage. There is also room for all the toys with the additional 6m x 12m garage, double carport, plus a fully lined caravan port/workshop with power and

water connected. On top of everything else, this property has town water and a 3.1kW Solar power system with a 5kW inverter capable of taking more panels if desired. This property is well below replacement value – call now for your private inspection. Priced at $649,000. Call Ben Guillemet on 0414 807 821 or 5439 6300. 5439 6300 Like us on Facebook

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OPPORTUNITY is knocking here. Cleverly positioned on the back boundary of this 4018m2 block of well drained, flood free land is a massive colourbond workshop, of over 450m2 under roof, with a 4.8m high roof. This impressive shed has 3 phase power, thick concrete and oversize steel beams, and will withstand anything nature could throw at it, and incorporating a modern 2 bedroomed living quarters with tiled living areas and granite bench-tops in the kitchen. The vendor has planned ahead and structured the property to allow for the construction of “the dream home” to the front of the block and has constructed dual rendered entranceways, and has put underground power in for electric gates etc. Situated behind Australia Zoo the property is within an easy distance to both Beerwah and Landsborough and less than 15 minutes to the Bruce Highway. This is a very rare opportunity to work from home in the ultimate “Man cave”.

Roger Guillemet M: 0418 485 954 T: 5439 6300







Looking for Dual Living? Or a rental investment to leave others in its wake? Then your search ends here! 2 separate fully self-contained residences, each with their own kitchens, bathrooms and car accommodation. They also both have air conditioned open plan living areas and large covered outdoor entertainment areas that overlook the sparkling inground swimming pool. If that wasn’t enough, both the front and rear yard are fully fenced and there is solar power (1.5kW) on the roof to take the edge off the power bill. All this, situated on a level 1/4 block and located within easy walking distance to shops, school and rail link.

Roger Guillemet M: 0418 485 954 T: 5439 6300

Family Values, Working For You

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Noticeboard Wanted Com Dec and JPs If you are a Commissioner of Declaration or a Justice of the Peace that can spare two hours a week for a shift at the Visitor Information Centre, please ring April on 0417 751 480.

Glasshouse Country RSL Raffle results IGA Voucher – 83F – Lynelle, dinner for two at GHC RSL Sub Branch – 18B – Don. We have an all-new fresh produce menu and new hours, Fridays - meals and bar from 4.00pm, Saturday - lunch and bar 11.00am - 1.00pm and Sunday – brunch from 9.30 am 11.30 am. All welcome. We look forward to your support and patronage.

Facial pain? Maybe the TNA Group can help you. The Sunshine Coast Trigeminal Neuralgia Support group meets at the Kawana Library, (entrance at rear), Nanyima Street, Buddina on Saturday, March 15 from 1.00pm. Keep up to date with medical information. Please join us for coffee, relax and meet new and old friends. For more information contact Jean on 5491 1978 (after hours).

Cancer walking groups Are you impacted by cancer and keen to return to exercise and wellbeing? Cancer Council Queensland has walking groups at various locations around the Sunshine Coast. Contact Clare Howard 5451 6004 or Maroochydore@ for details

Winter Angels Winter Angels are seeking caring, compassionate volunteers with some spare time on their hands. They are looking for people who, in the comfort of their homes, can knit or crochet beanies and / or scarves for homeless people and others in need in Queensland for winter 2014. Please phone June Luton on 5494 8701.


Social gathering for singles

Are you single, between 55-70 years old and wanting to meet new people? Join us for regular social outings. No commitments, just an opportunity to meet new people and have fun. Call evenings only 0437 792 345.

Mooloolah Valley Slimmers Club Inc.

The Mooloolah Valley Slimmers are a group who meet at 9.00am every Thursday morning at the Mooloolah Public Hall, Bray Road, Mooloolah. Each meeting we discuss a range of ideas from healthy eating to incorporating more exercise in our daily routine as well as new items on the market that may help (or hinder) weight control. The first meeting of the month we give our awards and host a morning tea provided by members. For more information about the Slimmers club please contact Bev on 5494 7793.

Suncoast Women's Adventure Group

Women of all ages are invited to join us on Sunday, March 30, for Learn to Surf with a local surf school in Caloundra. Cost is just $45.00 including use of board and rash vest. For more detail or to book, please contact Christina on or phone 0435 489 422 (call or just text your landline number to me). Book by March 20. You can also contact me if you would just like more general info about SWAG.

Market day

Need A Feed - Beerburrum, are inviting stall holders to be a part of the Need a Feed market day! On the first Sunday of the month, BYO shade, tables etc, only $5.00 a table. Do you think you would be interested at all?! Date for the next market day will be April 6, from 7.00am until 1.00pm. Make your bookings ASAP (limited spaces) by phoning Kate Tallar on 0448 918 683 (after hours).

Meditation Tuesday evenings at the Beerwah Library from 7.00pm – 8.30pm. Introducing beginners to method and technique, supporting and encouraging practice. No charge. Phone Peter on 0429 918 424.

Caloundra Regional Gallery maintenance Installation of sustainable new lighting is scheduled for Sunshine Coast Council’s Caloundra Regional Gallery in late March. The gallery will be closed for two weeks from March 25 to April 8 to allow for new energy efficient LED lights to be installed as part of council’s commitment to providing sustainable quality community venues. The gallery closure is scheduled to fall between two public exhibitions. For details on upcoming exhibitions visit the gallery website

Diary Dates Wednesday, March 19

The Glasshouse Country View Club will be recognising International Women’s day at their luncheon at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club from 11.00am. Councillor, Rick Baberowski will be the guest speaker. Visitors are welcome to attend. Please contact Rosalea on 5438 7910.

Wednesday, March 19

Menshed meets 8.30am – 12.30pm at the Recycle Market Shed, Beerwah Resource Recovery Centre, Roberts Road, Beerwah. For more information phone Bob on 0427 606 240.

Monday, March 24

The Beerwah-Peachester RSL Women's Auxiliary meeting at 1.00pm at the Drop-in centre in Free Street. (Please note the meeting has been postponed from the third Monday of the month for March.)

To ensure all community notices can be printed each month please keep your contributions to a maximum of 100 words.

Glasshouse Country Ministers Fellowship Rod Jobe Church on the Rise


There are three stand out truths in life. Faith, hope and love. I love to talk and speak about hope. It is one of those virtues in life that helps us get through the valleys and up to the peaks on the other side. It enables us to keep on going when everything else is saying quit, it helps us not to give up when everyone around us is saying ‘you’re not going to make it’. Life throws some difficult and tough times at us and that is when we need the power of hope to help us through. Hope is defined as ‘a favourable and confident expectation’. Hope gives us optimism and a positive attitude despite the problems. It says I will keep on dreaming, I will keep on loving, I will keep on working, I will keep on studying, I will keep on waiting, and I will keep on believing for a better tomorrow. The bible says ‘hope does not disappoint’. It uses this phrase in the context of a hope that

comes from God and has the power of heaven behind it. The Psalmist said ‘Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why have you become disturbed within me?’ Hope in God. There is a difference between our own will power, and Godly hope! Hope is a gift of God to us! The prophet Jeremiah declared God’s heart: 'For I know the plans that I have for you,' declares the LORD, 'plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.’ Jer 29:11 God has a great future for you so look to Him for hope!

Glasshouse Country Baptist Church 9am Sunday, 58 Roberts Rd Beerwah All welcome! Enquiries: 5494 6354 Midweek craft, kids and youth programs – see

GLASSHOUSE COUNTRY ANGLICAN CHURCH WEDNESDAYS *Mooloolah (Paget Road) 9.00am SUNDAY *Mary MacKillop Centre 9.00am Rev. Ken Goodger - 5491 1866

Local contact Rev Tony Halstead 0419 751 298


LUTHERAN CHURCH Reed Street, Glass House Mtns

Sunday Worship and Sunday School 9.00am

Contact 5439 9341 or 5496 9671


Glass House Mountains State School Main Hall - Sun 4.30pm

Kids Church during service Phone: 0417 757 397


Saturday 6pm: Peachester Rd, Beerwah 5493 0967 Sunday 7am: Caloundra St, Landsborough 5494 8896 Sunday 5.30pm: Mooloolah Hall, Bray Rd 5494 7240 BEERWAH: Sun 9 am

68 Peachester Rd Ps Rod Jobe 0402 345 477

Glasshouse Country Uniting Church

MALENY: Sun 10 am

A Caring Christian Community

8:30am Sunday – Worship & Sunday School Wed. 9-11am – Playgroup Wed. 5-7pm – Kids Club & Young Teens Twin Peaks Drive, Beerwah Ph 5494 6187 1st & 3rd Sun 10:30am Worship at Peachester UC 28



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A Wesleyan Methodist Church

Childrens & Youth Programs

12 Bicentenary Lane

Ps Barry Leask 0428 300 406

MOOLOOLAH: Sun 10 am

Public Hall, Bray Rd

WWW.CHURCHONTHERISE.ORG.AU Ps Mark Whysall 0437 941 607

A to Z of Trades and Services Talkin' Trades with Matt Dragon of All Diesel Services and Repairs After working in the industry for 10 years, Matt Dragon set up his local business All Diesel Services and Repairs in April last year, and with his motto of ‘No Job is too hard’ he clearly thrives on a challenge. All Diesel Services and Repairs offer a mobile diesel mechanic service with workshop facilities available as required. They specialise in preventative / mass maintenance servicing both mobile and fixed plant. The current customers include heavy commercial vehicles, earth moving equipment, 4X4s, as well

as fixed production plants (conveyors, screening, shredders). Matt completed his apprenticeship at Caloundra Truck Repairs under well-known tradesman Rodney Cusack, and he describes his skills as high quality mechanic, as well as welding / fabrication and good auto electric skills. “When you have work completed with All Diesel Services and Repairs you can have peace of mind knowing that you are dealing with one mechanic who is highly motivated, with big goals, offering highly skilled workmanship,” Matt said.

A Airconditioning

A Appliances

Tellum Refrigeration & Airconditioning

Ph: 0410 448 250 - Landsborough


A Appliance Repairs

Antennas / TV


Need a new antenna? There's a Jim's Antenna owner in Glasshouse. Call for a free quote today.

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Mobile: 0429 960 300


Garth & Julie Stone

PH: 5494 0466

Lic. No. 6342

• Mufflers

We make your t elevision view ing a pleasure

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trucks cars earthmoving trailers


• Warranty Servicing, RWC, clutches & brakes • Electronic code scanning

Terry Vost


6 Days

5494 5800

Aussie World (Ettamogah Pub) 73 Frizzo Road

Jeff & Ann Ross 

Honest, Reliable Mechanical Repairs & Servicing

WE SELL • VCR • DVD • PVR • Home Theatre AND INSTALL • Microwave Oven • Computer Monitor ANTENNAS Turner Park Shopping Village 21 Peachester Road, BEERWAH




• TV • Plasma • LCD • LED


Log Book Service, Tyres, Brake & Clutch, Road Worthies


• A Grade Mechanic

Repairs to ALL Brands of:


Lic 10710

Qualified Mechanic Peter Ison - Proprietor

Service C urrum entr b r e e Be

Ph: 5496 0300

Palmview Mechanical Repairs

0409 266 807

A Automotive

5494 0747

Fax: 5494 0957 Email:


5494 1877

TV Antennas Digital TV for Dummies TV Tuning, Wall mounting, Extra TV, Phone & Data outlets Satellite TV, VAST, Christian TV

52 Peachester Road BEERWAH


Tyre Sales & Repairs  Wheel Alignments Full Mechanical Services and Repairs Log Book Servicing RWC on Cars & 4WD Batteries, Windscreens

Phone: 5494 0944


BSA # 1132000 / L004114 / AU27232

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Michael Kossen

0439 247 266

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Your LOCAL hinterland white goods and electrical appliance suppliers 5499 9439 1/72 Maple Street, Maleny


Pensioner Discounts

AU01246 / L002423

BSA # 615 068

Repairs, Installation & Maintenance to all Air conditioning systems, commercial & residential. Sales of energy efficient Daikin Airconditioners (ducted, wall hung & multi-head split systems)

0434 090 197

Certain work defined as 'building work' in the QBCC legislation may only be undertaken by licensed contractors or, if undertaken by unlicensed contractors, only to the value of $3,300. However, work falling outside of that definition may be performed by unlicensed contractors and is not subject to any value limit. To check whether a contractor holds a QBCC licence visit or call the QBCC on 1300 272 272.

Phone 5438 7445 to advertise your business

ALL AREAS 0407 146 626



0417 199 167 Joe & Cathie Roberts

Diesel Mechanic  Repairs & maintenance on all diesel 4WD’s, trucks & equipment  Mobile breakdown service available Locally owned with  Rebuilds & repairs on all components over 20 years  Air conditioning repairs & servicing experience  Electronic diagnosis on many makes & models Moby Vic’s Southbound, Bruce Highway, Glass House Mountains

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C Carpet Cleaning

Damien Oxley

A Grade Mechanic Servicing Glass House Mountains and Surrounds General Repairs and Maintenance • Automatic Transmission Specialist • Log Book Servicing • Over 15 years experience

0418 755 212

QBSA No. 76420

New Builds Design Carpentry Renovations

Family Owned and Operated

Barry Hargreaves – Builder 0420 718 788

Free Quotes & Advice

Darrin 0497 788 534

Call Mick on 0408 700 472 ALL DIESEL

Carpets & Critters Carpet Cleaning & Pest Management Carpet Cleaning I Upholstery Cleaning Pest Management Mob 0467 554 548

C Computers


Barry Jones Computers

Mobile Diesel Mechanic

Matt Dragon 0402 727 755



Servicing the Sunshine Coast & surrounding areas


QBSA 1229301

Darrin 0497 788 534

New Installations & Renovations BSA Lic No. 1253462 Ph 5439 0108 Email: Fax 5439 0109 Web: Ken Muller 0467 490 907 Matthew Muller 0409 936 083


0401 663 428 or 5476 8315

Jobs up to $3,300 until QBSA licence arrives





FREE QUOTE Do you have cupboards, pantry, laundry robes you can’t get to the back of? Don’t know what’s in there? ABN 60 627 360 193 I have ACN 131 206 089a cost effective sliding solution.

QBSA 1155593

BSA Lic 1129044

Dean Parry Carpenter


All carpentry work M 0417 045 062 RenovationsExtensions T (07) 5494 7117 F (07) Maintenance 5494 7543 Decks – Home E

Ph: Saun 0424 A 88 King Rd, 550 Mooloolah 057 QLD 4553

BSA Lic. #1018329

M: 0458 637 469

Lic No 1129194


Phone Graham 0427 466 125

General Building BSA# 1158026

Phone 5438 7445

Jim 0407 163 283

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Pty Ltd

› Domestic › Commercial › Industrial

PO Box 32, Landsborough, Qld 4550

Phone Les McDermott

0417 797 430 ACN 075 810 463 BSA 77142

Quick Concrete

No Job Too Small

Darrell & Jocelyn Byrnes Plain - Exposed - Stencil Finishers Shed Slabs, Driveways, Pathways Patios, Under House, House Slab Bobcat hire

Insurance Repairs Small Jobs Welcome BSA Lic # 1018329

M 0417 045 062

C Concreting TO489

Shane Montague:

5493 0552 or 0412 060 184

0437 625 269 (8.00am to 8.00pm)

Free Advice - Quote Service BSA 1151520


Prompt quoting Over 20yrs experience

15+ years experience – Beerwah based

Onsite repairs & servicing – custom-builds Internet & email – data recovery, etc.


Kitchen & Bathroom Specialists

Gold Card No.: 24113

of prestige and quality homes, extension and renovations

John Walton BBus (InfSys)

Computer Consultant and Technician



Builders/ Carpenters

Bathrooms Timber Decks Pergolas

or email

ABN 83 143 913 259


New Homes Extensions Renovations

Call Barry Jones on 0481 322 006

NOW AT Unit 1/1 Roys Rd Beerwah

Phone 0400 019 983

Bathrooms / Kitchens / Renovations


Computer sales, service, repairs, upgrades, virus removal, networking, custom builds & more


Call Shannon for a free quote on all your detailing needs

Local Operator

We come to you! No call out fee!

Jobs up to $3,300

Free Quotes & Advice

5499 9926

Monday - Friday 7.30am - 5.30pm

ABN 85 973 607 053



Call Brad & Kaylene Hale, your local carpet cleaning professionals


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Renovations | Carports | Decks Landscaping | Bathroom/Kitchens House Inspections


• Carpets, Rugs, Curtains, Cars • Lounge Suites (Fabric and Leather) • Stain Removal, Tile & Grout Cleaning • Carpet, Upholstery & Tile Protection • Concrete Paths, Patios & Driveways

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SUNNY COAST BUILDERS Mobile Auto Detailing Replacement of Broken/Damaged Parts Accessories Fitting Headlight Rejuvenation All Services Mobile Window Tinting

Hale Carpet Cleaning

Bathrooms Kitchens Pergolas Decks


A Automotive Cont.

to advertise your business

PH: 5497 4097 Mob: 0419 797 448 QBSA: 737533

“All Aspects of Concreting”

Darryl Johnson - 0415 954 195 Licensed Contractor - BSA 1119033 ‘Local Guy, Local Quote’

vertise The Reliable way to ad

week in, week out


G Garages / Sheds


BSA Licence no 60108

Electrical Services Installations, Repairs, Servicing, Airconditioning Domestic • Commercial • Rural • Industrial BSA Lic. No. 71536 PO Box 578, Beerwah QLD 4519 Office: 5493 0054 Fax: 5493 0027

Call 0409 341 261 Monday - Friday & Saturday by appointment

Adam: 0414 482 037 ABN 89 058 455 025


* Installation * Air Conditioning * Split Systems


Lic No 67745



G Gas

Ph 5492 9502 Mob: 0409 549 295


Lic. No. 70875


NFL Electrical Nathan 0417 040 291

LP Gas Suppliers

Domestic, Commercial, Phone & Data, Intercoms & Gates Solar-Grid - Connect, Design, Install

5413 2500

For all your electrical needs

your local licensed contractor

email: QBSA LIC1139536

G Garden Maintenance

Give us a go! No Job is Too Small Lighting New Homes Pumps Peachester, Qld 4519 ABN 94 093 314 882 Lic no 69975

LOCAL ELECTRICIAN Jim McMahon Electrical Domestic/Commercial/Industrial Lic # 74935

Ceiling Fans Switchboards Phone & Data Lighting Power Points Safety Switches New Houses & Renovations

Free Quotes, Friendly service & advice JIM 0400 117 803 SCOTT 0401 740 592


AIRCONDITIONING All types of electrical work



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Glasshouse Country News For all your advertising needs please call Sarah on 5438 7445 or email:


• Home • Shop • Office • 7 Days • Free quotes: Call for the Best Price • Windows • Doors • Maintenance

MONTY’S GLASS 0439 875 031 5493 0374 QBCC Lic: L 1117342

H Handyman Services

Mays Mowing Service Garden Clean ups Gutter Cleaning Whipper Snipping Pruning

Large Acreage Mowing Rubbish Removed

Phone Nick Atwell Mob: 0411 466 586 A/H: 5494 6713


Aussie Mowing and Lawn Care House Yards, Small Acreage Horticulture Advice ABN 87 020 422 605

Lic 76085

Powerpoints & lighting Pools, spas & sheds

* Mowing * Rubbish removals * Pruning * Garden cleanups * Ride on work * Gutters cleaned

Your local Jim services all areas call 131546

Prompt, friendly service

4 Railway Street, Landsborough

Same day response Free Quotes Fully insured

Ceiling Fans Power points Renovations Switchboards Commercial fitouts Sheds

Call Greg Small ph 5494 9199 mob 0404 903 801

G Glass & Security

5496 9861 or 0439 303 306 Glasshouse Mtns



41 Caloundra Rd, Caloundra TO491


Timber, Colourbond, Aluminium & Glass Pool fencing, Gates Retaining Walls & More For a free quote Phone Matthew


Ceiling Fans Lighting Air Conditioners



Your Electrical and Lighting Retailer

5493 0493


Tina 0418 935 164

5496 9270

Mick 0418 935 162


Large or small. Experienced Local Operator

Phone Michael 0447 341 241 Lawn Mowing • Hedging • Pruning • Gutters Cleaned • Garden Clean Up • Green Rubbish Removal Call for a Free quote

0457 334 836


24+ years experience Free in all types of home maintenance Quotes repairs, painting & minor renovations small acreage mowing

Ph. 5494 9400 or 0401 674 126

For all your general handyman work Interior or Exterior Jobs up to $3,300

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 Free Quotes  Pensioner Discount  Fully Insured

Call Mark 0428 328 103 Over 15 years experience Jobs Up To $3300

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Pest Control

QBSA 1091741

H Hire

New Work Repaints Roofs Driveways Pressure Cleaning

FIRST 0407 946 061



Call Ian 0488 244 059


Work up to $3,300

Col’s Home & Garden Maintenance es Carpentry Servic Specialising in Bond Repairs including: Gyprock Repairs Painting Cleans Rubbish Removal Small Moves

P: 0416 214 723 E:

PO BOX 257 Beerwah 4519



Servicing the local community

0412 140 164




Builder & Stone Mason QBSA License No. 77177. Est 1981


 Free Quotes  Interior / Exterior  Domestic & Commercial  30 years experience

Ph: 0418 204 159 a/h: 5494 0830

Call husband & wife team Peter or Kim 0498 099 193



Quality Workmanship

• Design • Retaining walls / Drainage • Paving / Repairs • Gardens / Mulching • Lawns • Mini Bobcat Services


Painting & Decorating Pty. Ltd.

Quality Commercial, Domestic & Rural Painting & Decorating

Phone Shane Robins 0418 900 705 a/h 5494 6425

new homes repaints seamless flooring texture coats high pressure exterior cleaning pensioner

Call Bennet: 0437 739 237

M Marine Services

Professional Wallpapering and Painting Service TO508

26 years experience QBCC 1121951

call Sarah on 5438 7445

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Lic No. PMT-0-11432

John Annakin 0407 439 526

BSA NO. 1011255

07 5493 0440

• Pre- purchase Inspections • Annual Termite Inspections • Termite Management Systems • Termite Treatments • General Pest management Cockroaches • Ants • Spiders • Silverfish • Fleas • Bed Bugs E. PO Box. 257 Beerwah 4519 FULLY BSA 1189580 INSURED


All Areas 0420 53 8890 5494 0393

Pipe & Cable Location

All Underground Pipe & Cable Location


Optic Fibre Telstra Cables Underground power Sewer & Storm water Water mains & services

Leak Detection in:

Burst water pipes Rainwater tanks Telstra Drains accredited Pools Fully Insured

Dan Flynn 0437687709


Plant & Machinery

i paper and paint

Local I Reliable I Trustworthy I Quality Craftsmanship

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English Time Served Tradesman Wallpaper Installation Specialist - Small jobs to large projects Repaints - Traditional Brush and Roller application

Glasshouse Country News


BSA 75839

ABN 95 669 531 866




 INTERIOR & EXTERIOR  SMALL & LARGE JOBS  FREE QUOTES  CLEAN & TIDY  LOCAL PAINTER Licenced & Insured E. Fully Call Charlie: 0411 034 444 or 5494 1223



• Decks • House & Roof Washing PAINTING Do It Right Davie McIntyre Choose Brush Right Painting 0420 662 811 / 5496 9540 Glass House Mountains


Decks - Maintenance - Alterations


• New Homes • Repaints • Roofs & Roof Restoration





Home Maintenance



QBSA 1192667

Supporting Environmentally Friendly Paint

Steve 0434 516 353

Phone Brian Mobile: 0402 129 665

NEED A PAINTER? Call Rudi or Erika

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Excavator and Positrack hire 5 TONNE EXCAVATOR

Tilting head, auger, rock grab, & hammer


4-in-one bucket (tilting), levelling bar, auger, trencher, forks & laser

Phone John Baker on 0409 20 64 64

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0419 732 364


0427 088 699


Landscaping Posi - Track / Broom Excavator Hire 5 Tonne / Rock Grab Tipper Hire 8 Tonne All General Earthworks Site-prep  Topsoil

Various Grass Varieties Available Professional Laying Service Supply  Deliver  Pick-up

Mooloolah River Turf 540 Glenview Rd, Glenview Q 4553

Leigh: 0418 714 860 E: Licensed and Insured

All excavation work

Over 20 yrs exp

• 3, 4.5 & 5 Tonne Excavator’s • Posi-Track , 2.5 & 8 Tonne Tipper • Rock Breaker, Auger & Grab Buckets • Fully Insured, Free Quotes Glenview Brad 0439 669 638

Truck & Trailer Owner/Operator Hourly Rate OR Tonnage Rate


Phone Mobile: 0413 330 275 or 5439 0960 Lic’d Plumber and Drainer QBSA 1002354





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24/7 Emergency Service Available - No Call out Fee & Free Quotes


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With all my usual services, plus • can supply 5-20 tonne excavators • trucks – large and small • turf delivered and laid (if needed) • vacuum excavations AVAILABLE 7 DAYS A WEEK Ph: 5494 0056 Lindeman Road Shane 0408 192 814 Leigh 0418 714 860 BEERWAH



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• Yes – We Deliver All Areas • Comprehensive Range of Plumbing Supplies • Experienced Showroom Consultancy • Mon-Fri 6.00am-4.30pm & Sat 7.00am-11.00am 26 Tytherleigh Avenue Landsborough


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PHONE JAREN 5439 0764


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Blood, Sweat & Cheers Your guide to sport in Glasshouse Country

Contributed Sharon Bochow

Nineteen members of the Glasshouse Hinterland Fishing Club fished the weekend of February 15 and 16 with some good catches Winners: Whiting - Max Schmock (397mm) Bream - Danny Kowald (278mm) Flathead - Sam Fulton (718mm). Children’s section – Sophie Johnston (Bream and Whiting) The fishing club fishes Bribie passage between the Bribie Island bridge and the Caloundra Bar. The club encourages responsible fishing and skills through competition. The year has just started, so it not too late to get involved with this family group of amateur fishermen, women and children. Cost for the year is $65.00 for adults and $53.00 for children which includes membership to the QAFAC and nomination to the club events held throughout the year. Monthly membership draws, monthly prizes and yearly presentations are held. The next competition is March 22 and 23. If you would like to join the club drop in and see the friendly staff at Club Glass House, 10 Coonowrin Road, Glass House Mountains and they will be able to answer your questions and give you a nomination form. Sam Fulton with his winning flathead

AFL Training in full swing

Contribute by Craig Bales Glasshouse Lions junior training is now in full swing as we close in on the start of another great season. Under 8’s and Under 10’s commence training this Thursday at 4.30pm at the Tunnel Ridge Road facility in Landsborough. The first carnival is only a couple of weeks away. Many of the kids have already been down having a kick while the Under 12’s and Under 16’s have been training and are eager to get started! We are very excited about the opportunity to enter a girls Under 15’s team for the first time this year, the turnout at the ‘come and try’ days has been wonderful and the girls skills are coming along in leaps and bounds! The club would like to welcome any boys and girls aged from six to 15 to come down and have a go at AFL on Thursday evenings. If you would like further information please contact Craig Bales at 0414 225 329.

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Contributed by Cassy Sutton The State team is set travel to Cairns for the 2014 IGA State Championships from March 21 to 24. The team of 25 athletes aged from U9 to U16 all qualified in the top four at the Region Championships in early February. They will travel as a team with a dedicated group of parents in a quest for state medals.

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Contributed by Jenny Kelly Huey is still behaving himself as we continue to have glorious golfing weather. We had 72 players come out to compete in the first of our mid week Monthly Medals. We are very pleased to welcome our Club Professional, John Mellish, back as sponsor for our Medal competition this year. This competition is held in 3 divisions with Barb Drury winning the Division 1 Medal with a score of 72 Nett. Barb was followed by Andrea Campbell who scored 75 Nett. Sonia Kenway won the Gross with a score of 90 off the stick. The winner of Division 2 was Di Smith on 74 Nett, with Viki Bartel runner up on 75 Nett. Winner of the Gross in Division 2 was Brenda Briese who had 98 off the stick. Division 3 winner was Fay Raven on 72 Nett, with Oriel Lyon runner up on 78 Nett. Gross winner was Marie Norton with 111 off the stick. Nearest to the Pins went to Val Turner on 5, Lesley Eggleston on 16, and Margaret Goodger won div 2 pin with her second shot on the 18th. Mavis Brimelow took home the ball for the least number of putts on the day. Next week we will be playing a Single Par event. Hope to see you out on the course soon, until then, stay safe and good golfing. Di Smith, Fay Raven and Barb Drury.

Glasshouse Country Bowls Club

Contributed by Trevor Bertram Our monthly ‘Two Bowl Triples’ held on February 24 was won by Nev Franklin’s team from Donnybrook with two wins + 38 points. The Runners-up were Wendy Platt, Jim Tatum and Rod Platt with 2 + 35 and in third place were Millie Freshwater, Marleen Bertram and Trevor Bertram with 2 + 34, having the highest score of 28 off the card in either game. In the 2014 Ladies’ A Grade Singles over the last two Wednesdays, in Round One, Chris Freshwater defeated Kate White. In Round Two, Marleen Bertram def Viv James, Millie Freshwater def Julie Palmer, Jenny Hobson def Margaret Beasley and Di Hunt def Chris Freshwater. Thursday morning’s game was won by Clive Sinton and Graham Richardson and the runners-up were Julie and Steven Palmer. Max Viterale and Rodney Sharpe won the afternoon game and the runners-up were Leisa Craven and Jim Tatum. Our Men’s and Ladies’ Super Challenge teams played Nambour on March 1 with both the Ladies’ and Men’s sides being defeated. In the final round against Bongaree ‘at home’ last Saturday, the Ladies won on both rinks and the Men’s Side won three rinks to two. Congratulations to our Ladies who are through to the Final Round Play Offs at Bramble Bay on Saturday, March 22. Coming Events:1.00pm, Sunday, March 16 - Round 1 of the Men’s Fours Championship. 9.00am, Monday, March 24 - Monthly Open Two Bowl Triples.

Sara sure can throw

Glasshouse Country local Sara Wessling competed at the Queensland paraathletics championships in Brisbane last weekend. The University of the Sunshine Coast Athletics Club representative won one silver and two bronze medals at the event. Sara competed as a thrower in all four throws events, in javelin she won silver and she broke her own state record twice and equalled it a third time with a throw of 13.24m. In discus she won a bronze medal with a throw of 19.46m, a national qualifier. In shot she won a bronze with a throw of 5.14m. In hammer Sara competed as an able-bodied athlete as para hammer is not contested in Australia and she threw 16.48 m which is a ‘personal best’ for her. This is the fifth year in a row Sara has qualified for nationals, to date she has self funded her dreams to compete at that level by working. However this year she has been unable to find work. She would be very grateful if there is someone out there that would be willing to fund her to chase her dream. Nationals are held in Melbourne April 4 to 6 at the Lakeside Stadium, nominations close on March 17, Sara can be contacted on 0401 393 274.

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Contributed by Judy Walker Tuesday, March 4 triples winners were Eileen Pierce, Lloyd Walker and Ian Henderson. Scroungers winner was Ray Bryant (again). Friday Pairs winners were Nev and Gloria Shaw, 2nd Tony Pignata and Peter Setch and 3rd Darren Black and Netty Cook. Raffles won by Eileen Pierce and Gwen Henderson.

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CANCER June 22 – July 22 There is a possibility of a big slow down coming from Saturn’s retrograde in Scorpio. This may see you with a review of your romantic affairs. Mercury and Saturn do not align well this week so there may be negativity with credit, a loan, or mortgage. With Venus entering Aquarius, this brings new fiscal partnerships. LEO July 23 – August 22 With the Full Moon coming up next weekend, this falls across your financial axis, which is a trigger for money matters. Trying to act together with your partner, falls into an awkward hesitancy. You will need to balance your accounts and debt from an intuitive perspective, so don’t just give away your power. VIRGO August 23 – September 22 With Mercury joining up with Aquarius with Venus this helps your conscious attention to your daily routine and adds beneficial social networking. You will be innovative and insightful on work or health matters. There is even an experiment with an alternative diet or therapy. The full Moon gives confidence now. LIBRA September 23 – October 22 With Saturn retrograding now in Scorpio, there is a bite into your financial affairs. You will probably have to rethink your financial strategies. You may find yourself making a list for reorganisation, especially with your partner. The full Moon brings immediate attention to health or work balance with your soul-body.

SCORPIO October 23 – November 22 There is a full Moon coming up after this weekend in Virgo. As it goes well with a steady retrograde in Saturn your wishes for the future may see some stability still likely in travel or publishing. Mercury and Venus in Aquarius spruce up your home in new colours and starts a friendship circle for you now. SAGITTARIUS November 23 – December 22 With Mercury and Venus in the unusual sign of Aquarius it makes you a local ambassador, whether on your bush walking, or running through the local parklands. An unexpected pleasure comes from a suddenly delightful liaison with someone joining your physical exercise program. Jupiter opens opportunities. CAPRICORN December 23 – January 19 You may join forces with others to make money and receive good advice. An exciting aspect between Venus and Uranus stir up a sudden windfall. Time for unconventional home pleasures with a new tech-gadget, or a surprise funding for a new domestic home project. Intellectual horizons deepen for you. AQUARIUS January 20 – February 19 This week you will awaken with faith and forgiveness in your heart. Play your cards right and each evening can bring you extreme pleasures. A restless impatience pushes an unstable opinion, but luckily you will have a great idea coming from a partner that positively activates your future beliefs. Don’t eat excessively.

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Babbling Brook Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 750ml Single $11.99ea

Mooloolah Cellars - Mooloolah Shop 3, 2 Jones Street Tel 5494 7320 Palmwoods Cellars - Palmwoods Shop 5, 18-20 Margaret Street Tel 5445 9266

Jacob’s Creek Reserve or Brown Brothers Zibibbo Wines 750ml Single $13.99ea

Palmwoods Drive Thru - Palmwoods 28 Main Street Tel 5445 9003

To find your closest Bottlemart Call 1300 364 441 or Visit All specials available from Wednesday 12th March until Tuesday 18th March, 2014. Price includes GST. Images are for illustrative purposes only. *Different pack sizes may not be available at all stores.


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SPECIALS! Bottleshop open 7 days. Sat to Thurs 10am-7pm. Friday 10am-8pm.



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Carlton Mid Stubbies 24 x 375ml

Woodstock & Cola 8% Cans 4 x 375ml



Smirnoff Vodka 700ml



3 Tales Sauvignon Blanc 750ml

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Sacred Hill Wines Range 750ml

Jim Beam White Label 700ml


50 *

350gm T-Bone or Chicken Parmy

Served with beer battered chips and a fresh garden salad. *Available 5pm to 8pm every night.

Friday Night Goose Club! • From 5pm every week • Over 20 great prizes to be won • Weekly & Monthly jackpot draws • Losing TAB ticket draw 3.30pm every Saturday!

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Open 7 days from 9am | 73 Frizzo Road, Palmview, Bruce Highway | Phone: 5494 5444 |

Edition 12 march 2014  
Edition 12 march 2014