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Glasshouse Country News WEDNESDAY MARCH 20 - 2013. VOLUME 27-42

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hose of you who regularly read the paper know that we are always happy to support our local parents that are fundraising for their children. With so many amazing opportunities available to them, it is always great to support enthusiastic, determined young people getting out into the world and making their mark. However, when a parent is forced to fundraise to get their child medical assistance, equipment and treatment, it somehow seems so unjust – when we live in a first world country, for medical care not to be available to them. But this is the case for young Beerwah local Emily Madden who has been suffering from a range of conditions over the



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This Week in GCNews

Local news............................. 3-7 You said it................................. 8 Doing business.......................... 9 Community news................ 10-12 School news............................ 13 Health beauty & wellbeing... 14-15




Living..................................... 15 Gems of the Hinterland........ 16-17 Elected reps............................ 18 Churches................................ 19 Noticeboard............................ 19 Gardening............................... 20

Home & Living......................... 21 Trades............................... 22-26 Sports news............................ 27 Classifieds.......................... 28-29 Fun page................................. 30

What's Happening Friday, March 22

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Saturday, March 23

Cr Rick Baberowski will be out in the community at Glass House Mountains Visitor Information Centre between 1.00pm and 3.00pm. If you’d like to make a meeting time call Kerri on 5420 8987 or just drop in to talk about what matters to you locally.

There will be some dramatic makeovers outside the Glass House IGA when Jamye Lee and her many supporters do the World’s Greatest Shave from 11.00am. There will also be three other locals losing their locks Allan Koschel, Bob Malcolm and Peter Anderton.

CWA Easter Craft Market, from 8.00am – 1.00pm at the Beerwah CWA Rooms, Simpson Street, Beerwah. Head along for some gorgeous tasty treats and great Easter goodies.

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Fundraising Dinner for the Glass House Mountains and Beerwah Rural Firies, will be held at the Glass House Mountains Sports Club from 7.00pm. There will be a tasty three course meal, excellent prizes, live music, entertainment and lots of fun. Tickets are $50.00 each and can be purchased by phoning Kay on 5493 0230 or 0409 071 007.

Church on the Rise will hold a ‘New Church Outreach’ at the Mooloolah Public Hall. There will be face painting from 2.30pm and a Celebration Service from 3.00pm with a free afternoon tea. Enquiries to Pastor Rod Jobe 0402 345 477 or email

First meeting of the new Glasshouse Country Progress Association which would cover Beerburrum, Glass House, Peachester and Beerwah will be held at the meeting room at the Beerwah Library from 7.00pm. The meeting is being organised by Ron Hills of Beerwah. He thinks judging by the number of letters to the editor from disgruntled locals that the time is right.

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past decade that had gone undiagnosed. When medical tests identified that one of the health issues Emily suffers from is the ‘controversial’ Lyme disease, her doctors advised Emily that her best chance of overcoming this was to seek treatment in Germany. So for over a year now Emily and her support crew have been fundraising to make this a reality. This week she will fly overseas to receive the first stage of her treatment. I am sure that many readers will have her in their thoughts; we look forward to her safe return and will continue to support her on her journey to recovery.

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Doctor Harry said he finds the Sunshine Coast very laid back and relaxed and was pleased to be able to arrive early and spend some time enjoying what the Sunshine Coast has to offer. On the day I caught up with him, he was having a lunch break while filming a segment about Parrots in Paradise in Glass House Mountains for Better Homes and Gardens. When I asked what he thought about the incredible facility – and the lady that ran it – he simply said he would have to describe her as a ‘bird nut’ but a nice one - which Dail (the owner) seemed to take as a compliment. Dr Harry said, it was amazing what can grow from a small start, and that Dail’s commitment to her private bird park is definitely incredible and it would probably be the only one of its kind in Australia open to the public. The last time he visited Glass House Mountains it was to visit a local with a pet pig called Utopia that needed some behavior modification and her lovely owner Bianca. Doctor Harry explained that when he goes out to visit people with problem pets – he can really only guide them and give them a plan to put into place – and success is really up to the pet owner

Dr Harry getting to know some of the residents at Parrots in Paradise to put in the hard yards retraining their animal. “Generally a few months later when the owners have had success, they like to send me videos of their animal’s new and improved behavior,” he said. Sunshine Coast Destinations Marketing and Brand Director, Veronica Rainbird said having Doctor Harry here had been a fantastic opportunity to showcase the Sunshine Coast on a high rating national program. It not only put the spotlight on the region, but encouraged visitors to enjoy these attractions. Watched by 1.1 million viewers, the Better Homes and Gardens program is aired on Channel 7, Friday from 7.30pm. The Sunshine Coast stories will air from May 2013.

Emily's on her way to Germany Many Beerwah locals have followed the journey of Emily Madden who suffers from a range of medical conditions including Lyme Disease. For over 12 months Emily and her tireless support team have been fundraising to see her make the journey to Germany for medical treatment. Emily’s mum, Jenny Madden said she’s very pleased that Emily will soon commence the first part of her medical treatment! “Although she still has a very long road to recovery ahead of her, we are hoping that this will be a very positive step forward for her health,” she said. Emily and her family want the community to know just how much their support has meant to them, from donations, prize

donations, purchasing from cake stalls, and buying raffle tickets - it has all assisted in getting them to this point. “Your support has been very overwhelming and is much appreciated,” Jenny said. “We will keep you informed on Emily’s progress in the coming weeks.” You can always show your support for this brave young girl by liking ‘Hope for Emily Madden’ Facebook page. If you would like to assist Emily you can also make a donation to Bank of Queensland / Account Name: Save Emily BSB: 124-001 / Account Number: 21918387

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After contracting Lymphoedema four years ago following breast cancer surgery, Cr McKay has recently begun a potentially life-changing medical trial with doctors at Macquarie University. While she considers the party a small gesture, she is excited to do something for the organisation that has already done so much for her. “I am fortunate to have received so much support from my community and family throughout my journey, but there are many sufferers who do not receive the same recognition. “Lymphoedema is a poorly researched and recognised condition so I am thankful to have the opportunity to raise public awareness,” said Cr McKay. Cr McKay is hoping to be joined by Queensland State Representative for the Australasian Lymphology Association Robyn Scheer, to speak with her about the journey of a Lymphoedema sufferer. “I have always been a strong advocate for breast cancer awareness and I am now honoured to help bring Lymphoedema into the public arena,” said Cr McKay. Lymphoedema affects people of all ages and occurs when the lymphatic circulation fails to function correctly, causing persistent swelling of the limb(s) and other areas of the body.

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Here we go round the roundabout by Greg Brown

It seems that the untidy state of the Simpson Street / Roberts Road intersection has been a bugbear for many Beerwah residents and businesses for a fair while, if the number of letters to the Editor we’ve had over the last few weeks is anything to go by. In GCNews edition March 6, we reported on the concerns people raised with us over the appalling condition of the landscaping and how it was reflecting on the image of the town. At the time, we unfortunately missed being able to include the views of the Division 1 Councillor Rick Baberowski, due to our printing deadline constraints. It seems that a frustrated Cr Baberowski has been endeavouring to address the issue for some time. Cr Baberowski said that the overgrown and untidy state of the roundabout has been a frustration for the community including himself, for a long time. “Let’s be clear, the owner and responsible land manager is the State Government. I’ve raised the problem with them on several occasions, in writing, in meetings and in phone calls,” he said. “The Department of Transport and Main Roads informed council last year that there would

be a significant reduction in funding to their maintenance programs across the board and our roundabout in Beerwah seems to have got caught up in the state’s funding cuts. “Despite this, I am currently pursuing alternative strategies to resolve this issue permanently and will announce how that will happen soon,” he said. A local business owner, concerned at the overall state of the township, wrote to us expressing their views. ‘I have just read your article ‘Untidy Town’ and I completely agree. I have been thinking the same thing myself for many years now. I have been turning right into Foley Road / Beerwah Parade from Steve Irwin Way every morning thinking what a disgrace the streets are with overgrown grass on the traffic island and gutters and rubbish littering the sides of the road. Thanks for writing this article, hopefully it will prompt something.’ When asked, Cr Baberowski was more than happy to provide us with examples of how council has been keeping up their end of the bargain. “Council can list a number of good outcomes for Glasshouse Country when it comes to the upkeep of our towns, roads and public spaces,” he said. “In Beerwah, council’s maintenance schedule now includes mowing 22 weeks per year, up from 17 previously, and garden beds will be maintained on a weekly basis with 52 services per year, up from 26 services previously. “Through my advocacy, Skippy Park has also recently had a maintenance schedule upgrade, which aside from the current Stage 2 construction works, means there will be more council crews to maintain the park. “There’s also been a concerted effort to manage the litter-bug issue and council has picked up a lot of roadside garbage along the Woodford-

Beerburrum Road, on Caloundra Road and between Beerwah and Landsborough,” he said Recent wet weather has impacted upon all outdoor activities – and council’s parks and reserves maintenance program has not been immune. “Routine maintenance had been disrupted during this period, however in the coming weeks the majority of weeds and long grass will be serviced and our towns will be looking as tidy as they should and need to be. “If you have concerns about maintenance issues on council controlled land, I would encourage you to use Council’s Customer Contact service to let us know. If in doubt about whose responsibility it is, you can always contact my office to find out if it’s something that we can help you with,” said Cr Baberowski. The office of Mark McArdle was contacted to comment, as the main areas of concern are State Government managed lands, however no response was received by GCNews before we went to print.


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Vale Reginald Beanland Long time Glass House Mountains local Reginald (Reg) Beanland was born January 12, 1934 at the Woodford Hospital to Archibald and Rita Beanland. He was their second child and only son. Around 1936 - 37, the family moved to a property at Peachester and then in 1938 to one at Bald Knob. Work on his parents dairy farm started early and the days were long. But Reg learnt that if you hated a job the best way to approach it was to just get stuck into it and get it over with. Reg took up boxing and trained hard. He got his first professional bout in Brisbane’s Festival Hall in 1951, which he won on points. In 1952, like other young men, he did is national service. He was very proud of his service and during this time won his weight division in an army boxing tournament. Reg and his first wife Aileen moved to Glass House Mountains in 1956 to live, where Reg worked in the forestry and in 1965 he purchased a property on Sargents Road, where he started growing pineapples. He was on many local committees such as Director for the Fruitgrowers Cooperative, the Fire Warden for the rural fire brigade and the Hall Committee. In 1988 he started share farming with his son-in-law Warren Moffat and in 1996-97 Reg finally retired. In 2001 Reg lost his right leg (below the knee) but this did not stop him from getting back on his feet very quickly and getting on with life. In 1993 he met Val Warner who became his wife in 1995. With Val, Reg became involved with GADES. He loved this time because he met many new friends, and he and Val did many trips around the country. The last few years had not been kind to Reg. His health took a turn for the worse, and on February 24 this year, he passed away. He is remembered as a cheeky but determined man. He was a son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and great grand father.

Glass House Mountains local Peter Farrell who is 64, started giving blood at the age of 18. When the Red Cross Blood Donormobile turns into the car park at the Glass House Visitor Information centre car park in April, Peter will be lining up for his 150th blood donation. Peter started giving blood way back in 1967, when he was 18-years-old and working in David Jones in Sydney. Since then he’s averaged three or four donations a year. While he was happy give blood – he was pretty cluey at 18 in knowing that David Jones would give their employees a half day off for donating blood. So he organised his to be done on Friday lunch time so he could head off early down the south coast to his parents holiday house! These days giving blood is part of Peter’s life and his wife Kay volunteers with the Blood Bank when it operates in Landsborough. Blood is vital to life and for many people blood donors are their lifeline. Currently only one in 30 people give blood, but one in three will need blood in their lifetime. Why not follow Peter’s example and book an appointment to give blood next time the Donormobile visits your town? The Red Cross Blood Bank visits Glasshouse Country four times a year and sets up at Glass House Visitor Information car park, at Beerwah at the Marketplace and at Landsborough (near the museum). The next time they will be in Glasshouse Country is Monday, April 8 at Glass House Mountains from 11.30am – 6.30pm, at Landsborough on Tuesday, April 9 between 11.30am – 6.30pm and the Beerwah Marketplace on Wednesday, April 10 from 11.30am – 3.00pm, and Thursday, April 11 from 8.00am – 3.00pm. To book your appointment call 13 14 95 or visit



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I definitely agree - Beerwah is an ‘untidy town’

Re: Beerwah's ‘Untidy Town’ award winner status as speculated by Greg Brown (GCNews, March 6) - when I read Greg's article, I found myself nodding in agreement and saying ‘exactly’, and ‘that's right’. There are a number of untidy areas in the Beerwah town area and one of the worst is undoubtedly the well-known Roberts Road / Simpson Street roundabout which is currently very over-grown and sad looking. It is an eyesore! All levels of government need to be able to operate sufficiently at a ‘grass roots’ level and assign priorities to such concepts as beautification of towns, or having initiatives such as ‘The Tidy Town Award’ and ‘The Tidy Street Award’ as many other towns / cities do. When you travel to other towns, other states, and other countries (and small rural towns and villages in France and Switzerland instantly come to mind), often one of the most appealing features about these places is their civic town square and / or gardens. In lots of these places, it is obvious that considerable time is spent planning, designing, planting and maintaining public gardens and decorative road edges. This clearly reflects a strong sense of pride and ownership that villagers there have in their town. Beerwah is the Home of Australia Zoo - which attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. If Beerwah was a more attractive place from the outside, this would certainly create a better first impression and encourage our many visitors and tourists to visit and stay longer. I believe that the benefits to our local economy and local businesses would be immense as they would enjoy a positive spin-off from this extra attention. Lynda M. Utting Beerwah

Big thanks

I sell the ‘Big Issue’ in Beerwah outside the Supa IGA. I would like to thank all the people who buy off me or give a small tip. Thank you for your support. S Graham Nambour

Thanks for the support

Thanks to Lea and the staff at Glasshouse Country News, I wish to extend my sincerest thank you for the coverage you gave over a number of weeks, to the ‘World Day of Prayer’ service hosted by the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Seventy five people attended and enjoyed the well organised service and then joined for fellowship over a cuppa and scrumptious morning tea. Once again a huge thank you to all. Eunice Prickett (World Day of Prayer Co-ordinator for Glasshouse Country)

Good landfill?

Brickbats to the clown who between 10.00pm and 10.30pm deliberately upended garbage bins put out for collection on Tuesday, March 12 along Bray Road near the Mooloolah Village Hall. Bouquets to those kind folk who placed the rubbish back in the bins. This brain dead individual would have served the community better if he had hopped in a bin himself as he would make good landfill. Pity help us if this is the next generation. Marion Green Mooloolah

Re: Jon Hennessey’s Letter ‘Tree Slaughter’

I normally don’t bother replying to these letters but this one has really annoyed me. Driving into Glass House a couple of weeks ago I was pleasantly surprised to see they had changed the landscaping, the bigger tree’s had been cut down leaving the low trees and shrubs. I thought, wow that really looks much better and those businesses can finally be seen. I knew though there would be some complaints. I don’t think at all it was a ‘tree slaughter or massacre’ and quite honestly I think it is offensive and not needed. In this world there have been plenty of horrible actual massacres with people being killed and I don’t think a few trees being cut down can even compare to that type of devastation. Next time maybe use your words more wisely. True, birds and wildlife might have frolicked and even lived in the trees, but really… it wouldn’t have been that hard to find a new home. Don’t get me wrong I care about the wildlife but there is a lot of trees left in Glass House. The fact of the matter is, it is already done and there is absolutely no use kicking up a stink about some insects losing their homes. It has saved I’m sure some people’s cars getting damaged, and maybe even someone’s life. I’m also sure they didn’t cut them down to purposely ‘concrete any sign of nature’ that’s a bit dramatic, don’t you think? People should be focusing on positives rather than negatives in life. So why not plant a tree in your backyard? The insects might be able to relocate there? Lucy Glass House Mountains

Glass House or Glasshouse

In response to the question whether it is Glass House or Glasshouse in the recent letter I have extracted the following passage from ‘The Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World’ published by Ward, Lock, and Co, London sometime before 1890. It may help to settle the question. While passing the entrance to Moreton Bay

Captain Cook wrote the following entry. "....however, if any future navigator should be disposed to determine the question, whether it is or is not a river in this place, which the wind would not permit us to do, the situation may always be found by three hills which lie to the northward of it, in the latitude 26 degrees 53 minutes. These hills lie but a little way inland, and not far from each other: they are remarkable for the singular form of their elevation, which very much resemble a glass-house, and for which reason I called them Glass-Houses." John Gyzemyter Maleny Editor’s note So now it looks like we might have a case for having a hypen between Glass – House which gives the debate a totally new angle!

Walking / cycling tracks

I note with interest Cr Baberowski`s mention of the importance of these tracks. Pedestrians of Peachester have been requesting for years basic maintenance on our Council walkways. Broken, sprained limbs, snakes and other dangers face school children and the elderly, and have been ongoing problems. Whilst it is appreciated Council using ratepayers funds to install these assets, basic maintenance should be applied to present said assets in a safe condition. Years of requests to Council, including the Councillor has increased our belief that those west of the rail line are not all that important. Recent photos are available, but as no notice has been taken of previous pics it would seem a waste of time. Poddy dodger Peachester

Progress Association needed

The Beerwah Progress Association ran for 22 years, and ceased due to lack of support eight years ago. Some great achievements were obtained - $70,000 towards the swimming pool, boom gates on the railway crossing, and best of all – the start of Beerwah Recycling which produced money for the community. Judging by the letters in ‘You said it’ lately, it would seem that to restart a progress association would be beneficial to all of us. I suggest it would be called ‘The Glasshouse Country Progress Association’ and would cover Beerburrum, Glass House Mountains, Peachester and Beerwah. I have provisionally booked a room in the Beerwah Library for Monday, March 25 at 7.00pm. If we get sufficient support, the fourth Monday each month is available for a regular meeting time. Hoping to see you there. Ron Hills Beerwah

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While there has been speculation about what is happening at Wimberleys Hardware in Simpson Street, Beerwah, store Manager Jeff Simmonds has confirmed they plan to continue operating. They don’t have plans to close down and would hope that, whatever the outcome of the Village Fair’s development application, it will not impact on their capacity to continue running the much-loved hardware store in Beerwah. As part of their plan for a bigger and better future, they are about to undergo a significant change – as of this week they will become Wimberley’s Home Hardware. And while there will be some alterations associated with the move to the Home Hardware group, regular customers won’t notice too much change. Jeff expects that there will be a smooth transition and while some product brands will change, the same excellent and friendly service that locals have come to expect over the years will not. To celebrate the latest transformation, the store will be having a spectacular two day ‘Snip n Save’ coupon sale this Friday and Saturday. You can receive up to 40 per cent off items in the store using the coupons in the advertisement below. Just snip out the coupons, come into the store and you get to decide the discount you want from the item you choose. So you might see new branding and a new store layout, but it’ll be the same old Wimberleys service and value that you’ve come to expect since they started in Beerwah way back in 1946. Lise Blackgrove with Rusty the Home Hardware Dog


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Community News Local churches ‘World Day of Prayer’ Contributed by Pastor David Edgar Although the weather was very soggy, 75 people from various Christian churches in the Glasshouse Country area attended the International World Day of Prayer (WDP) service held this year at the Landsborough Seventh-day Adventist Community Church on the first Friday in March. You Tube shares a copy of the delightful vocal and instrumental duet involving Elizabeth Little and her granddaughter Andie, who also played the flute, accompanied by Bobbie Evans on the grand piano. (The clip can be viewed at https:// The 2013 theme highlighted gender inequality among female immigrants to France. The readings centred around a ‘focus on migration’ and were prepared by the French WDP Committee with the theme ‘I was a stranger and you welcomed me.’ The readings by representatives of local churches and the main speaker (Pastor L. Evans) reminded attendees that the admonition of Christ is to ‘Love our neighbours’. Then a delightful morning tea followed prepared by the Landsborough Adventist ladies.

Social club helps rural firies The Beerwah Hotel Social Club like to have a bit of fun – but they also want to be able to make a positive contribution to our local community – and last week they did just that when they handed over funds raised from their regular raffles. Last week three of the members presented the Beerwah Rural Fire Services, First Officer, Lou Spann with a cheque for $1,000.00.


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Combined in prayer The first Friday of March each year is the designated day for the World Day of Prayer celebrated among many Christian churches. The World Day of Prayer is a worldwide movement of Christian women of all traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer each year and who in many countries have a continuing relationship of prayer and service. (For more information please contact: qld@ – or go to http:// - and follow the links. After hearing about the break-ins at their Roys Road facility last year – they hoped that the donation would assist with the purchase of replacement equipment. They plan to continue fundraising for our local community as part of their Saturday afternoon meat tray raffles. From 1.00pm – 2.00pm they sell tickets in five meat trays. The club has 16 members who are on a roster to sell tickets and they would be happy if others in the community would like to join them. Along with their Saturday afternoons at the Beerwah Hotel, they also organise regular social outings, the most recent being ‘Barefoot bowling’ at Club Glass House. If anyone would like to join the club there is a joining fee of $25.00 and if you drop into the club on a Saturday afternoon the hotel staff will point out who you need to talk to about the club.

New Church Outreach at Mooloolah Church on the Rise started in the hinterland area 25 years ago and now has campuses in Beerwah and Maleny. They are part of the Australian Christian Churches of Australia, formerly Assemblies of God. The church would like to start a meeting in Mooloolah to provide a contemporary church for the people in the area. On March 24 there is a family service at the Mooloolah Public Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. There will be great music, a relevant message, and lots of fun, food and fellowship. Starting at 2.30pm there will be face painting for the kids, a 3.00pm celebration service followed by a free afternoon tea.

The outreach is also designed to invite people who could be interested in having regular weekly church services in Mooloolah. There are people in the area who would like to see something started in Mooloolah and a connect group already meet in the Community Centre 7.00pm each Wednesday fortnight. Everyone is welcome to attend and we encourage people to contact us who are interested or have any questions. For enquiries contact Pastor Rodney Jobe on 0402 345 477 or email: therise@people. or take a look at the church website

World’s greatest shave updates A Glass House Mountains Tavern regular is keen to support the World’s greatest Shave efforts of Jayme Lee. After not shaving his goatee for 20 years Peter Anderton is prepared to go under the clippers if he can raise $500.00 which he will kick into Jayme Lee’s efforts! This shave will take place outside the Glass House Mountains Newsagency on Saturday, March 23 with the assistance of Sandra from

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Glasshouse Country Senior Citizens Club

Community Meetings Tuesday, March 26 Glass House Legacy Laurel Club Members Annual General Meeting at 10.30am, Club Glass House.

Wednesday, March 27 Menshed from 8.30am - 12.30pm at the Market Shed at the Beerwah Resource Recovery Centre, Roberts Road, Beerwah. For more information give Bob a call 0427 606 240.

Thursday, March 28 The Glasshouse Country Toastmasters meet at 9.00am for 9.15am start at the Church on the Rise, Peachester Road, Beerwah. Visitors welcome. For more information ring 5496 9855. If you would like to have your regular meeting dates included in this listing please email them through to with dates for meetings until December 2013 with your contact details.

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Contributed by Ian McCarron At our last monthly meeting our lucky door prize winner was Dorothy Scambler. The raffle prize winner was George Smith. Birthdays for this month: Frank Maroney and George Bowers, many happy returns to you both. Wedding anniversaries: Richard and Dorothy Scambler, John and Dolly Anthony. Congratulations to all. Congratulations to Heather and George Smith for being awarded the Life Membership Badge by our President Patricia Williamson. Many thanks to our guest speaker Rick Baberowski, Division 1 Councillor for Sunshine Coast Council on your informative talk. Reminders: Tuesday, March 26 - games day, morning tea 9.00am - 9.15am, prizes to be won in lucky door, raffle, carpet bowls and cards games. Tuesday, April 9 - monthly meeting and barbecue please bring hot water and cake for barbecue. Tuesday, April 16 - visit to Caboolture Seniors Club. Bus times to be arranged at monthly meeting. Bookings and enquiries ring Jim on 5496 9836. Tuesday, April 23 - games day. Tuesday, April 30 - free morning tea and concert to be held at the Beerwah Hall next door to the library, starting at 9.00am and finishing around 11.30am. All over 50's and district Senior Club members are invited. Lucky door, numerous raffles and stall will be available. All local Senior members are asked to bring a plate. For bookings and enquiries phone the President Patricia Williamson 5493 0345 or Secretary Anna Newland on 5496 0013.

Caloundra Family History Research Inc

Contributed by Roz Kuss At the February meeting, 25 members from the Caloundra Family History Research group spent the morning at Pattemore House in Maleny. The guided tour by the Friends of Pattemore House was most informative and our group was welcomed with a lovely morning tea, on that very wet day. The Caloundra members hope to return once restoration has been completed. Guest speaker at the group’s February general meeting was Ms Desley Schafer. Desley’s interesting Powerpoint presentation on ‘Pioneers and the Hardships’ brought a lot of memories back to the older members at the meeting. The next meeting, on March 21, we will have two guest speakers. Mr William Kitson, a Hinterland resident and founder of the Queensland Museum of Lands, Mapping & Surveying will speak on ‘Borders’. Ms Kaye Nardella, the current curator of the museum, will speak on ‘Cadastral Maps’. Members of the public are welcome to attend in the Guide Hut at Arthur Street Caloundra for a 1.30pm start. Saturday, April 20 is also a date to diarise as Caloundra Family History Research Inc will be conducting a Scottish Seminar, commencing at 1.00pm. The seminar has secured three esteemed guest speakers for the afternoon event. You can find details of these events on our new website www. which includes a map, as well as further information on the group’s, resources, ‘Caloundra Clipper’ journal, and activities. For personal contact, phone Valerie on 5437 3879, Roz on 5493 1197, or June on 5493 2679, or you can email at

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Glasshouse Country View club Our guest speaker at our February 20 luncheon was Kerry Brown who has written a book titled ‘Our Sweetest Icon’ which tells the history of the Big Pineapple near Nambour. The talk was very interesting and many people present at the meeting could relate to some of the changes associated with the Big Pineapple over the years. Kerry was a passionate speaker and held the ladies spellbound. Kerry was a freelance journalist on the Sunshine Coast and covered a story about the last working farm in Woombye. After finishing this project she drove past the Big Pineapple and wondered why it had fallen into rack and ruin and she often talked about the mystery of the faded icon. Months later her daughter Georgia became ill so she took time off work to care for her. Kerry loved telling stories so friends and colleagues suggested she write a book about the Big Pineapple. ‘Our Sweetest Icon’ was meant to be a 50 page booklet but 18 months later grew into a bigger project. Lots of information was either destroyed or lost which made her search more difficult. Anyone interested in joining our View Club can phone Margaret on 5435 2172 who will be pleased to supply further information about the club. For those who don’t know about the View Club, we are a ladies club and we have a luncheon once a month and a monthly outing. We raise money for the Smith Family and are also involved with the Learning for Life program. Check out our club on


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Why in the world would you join Toastmasters?

Would you like to be at ease in a group of very supportive people? Gain confidence through speaking? Lose your fear of speaking in public? Enhance your leadership and professional skills? Make new friends? Do all of the above without spending a fortune? You can do it! Toastmasters International is an organisation dedicated to improving the communication and leadership skills of its members. You can find out what it's all about when you visit us – the Glasshouse Country Toastmasters meet every second and fourth Thursday of the month at Church on the Rise, Peachester Road Beerwah at 9.00am for a 9.15am start. There is no charge to attend our meeting as our guest - no obligation to speak or to join. Please call Kerry Gillam on 5494 0161 or Martine Goedhart on 5496 9855.

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Young book worms from Pacific Lutheran College scored second place in a tough battle against 20 Queensland schools at the annual Lit Quiz. Held at Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School late last month, Pacific made an impressive debut in the international Quiz’s second year in Australia. Each of Pacific’s teams were represented by four students from Years 6 to 8, who were required to answer 10 rounds of 10 questions based on popular classic, modern fiction, fairy tales, myths, legends and picture books. Aimed at promoting children’s literature and reading, the Lit Quiz highlighted Pacific’s students’ love of books. “A Year 7 student in the team had borrowed 793 books in the past year from the college library alone,’’ said Pacific Teacher Librarian Nell Keen. “One of the Year 6 students has read 306 books since 2011,’’ she said. Miss Keen said the Lit Quiz was a great opportunity for those students who loved reading

to experience the competitive thrill that students would typically only get from sport. “It was great for the children to be around other children with similar interests in reading,” she said. “Reading is so important. You notice a big difference from those who read and those who don’t. For the children who do read, their knowledge and academic ability is enhanced significantly.”

Thanks to our community

Beerwah State School has taken possession of our fantastic resources from the Woolies Earn and Learn Program 2012. The students and staff would like to sincerely thank all our families, community members and Beerwah Woolworths Supermarket for their great support of our school. Our resources totalled $9,600. Emily, Zoe, Amie and Jakeb enjoying some of the new resources

The first day of March was auspicious in more ways than just welcoming autumn and saying goodbye to summer. This was the day Glasshouse Country Christian College inducted its 2013 primary leaders into their new roles. Head of Primary, Mrs Cheryl Bryers illustrated her talk about great leadership by having students come down the front and rearrange letters to spell the topic of the day. A highlight of the morning was the ceremonial pinning of leadership badges on the children by their parents or grandparents. The student leadership positions come with great responsibility. Duties include greeting special guests, being tour guides, leading assemblies and suggesting school improvements as well as more informal responsibilities such as helping younger students in the playground and being good role models. After the formal part of the service, leaders and parents stayed on for morning tea where Primary Captains, Sarah Mens and Casey Woods cut through an enormous sponge cake donated by Beerwah Woolworths. Primary Captains Casey Woods and Sarah Mens perform one of their yummier captain duties

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U3A Beerwah Grafx Technology Day 9.00am – 4.00pm on Saturday, April 6 at the Beerwah Community Hall. Bring your family, bring your Camera and manual, bring your Laptop, iPad or Android. Members of Beerwah Grafx U3A group will be on hand to help you take better photographs, edit your photos in a variety of programs and prepare them for display as a movie. There will be displays of advanced Scanning, Raspberry Pi, Family History and the amazing 3D Printing.

Morning Program 9.30am - 11:30am includes Studio Portraiture, iPad Android and/ or Book in for Photowalk through the park For Teenagers: 15-year-old Melody will show how to set up your own photography business while still at school. Beerwah Grafx Group meets each Thursday at Beerwah Library between 2.00pm and 8.30pm with a variety of sessions each week.

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An elegant wall calendar from 1966 is one of nearly 40 old calendars in the Bankfoot collection. Many of these calendars were still attached to the walls of the house with the later ones pinned over earlier years. Calendars with their high quality photos were valued items and helped to decorate otherwise blank walls. The 1966 calendar was put out by ‘Sonar hearing aids’ and consisted of 12 pages, one for each month, and each page shows a photograph of a flower arrangement above the dates for that month. Examples of titles of arrangements are ‘Pleasure’, ‘Brilliance’ and ‘Drama’. On the reverse side of each photograph and month there is a description of the arrangement. Despite being 47-years-old, the calendar is in reasonable condition with only minor staining on some surfaces. The year 1966 was a significant year in Bankfoot House history as it was the year Jack and Mary Ferris took up residence in the house.

They’d been living in Newstead in Brisbane and, with retirement around the corner, Jack had purchased the house and two acres of surrounding land from William Isaac Burgess in December 1964. With Jack’s early work history as a ‘Bullocky’ there are a number of calendars with photos featuring bullock teams and the timber industry. In many cases the paper used in the calendars is fine quality and the photographs are worthy of becoming stand-alone pictures. The Friends of Bankfoot House plan to exhibit the calendars in the collection during 2014, after a new conservation and interpretation facility has been completed on the Bankfoot property.

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Be part of one of the largest youth art exhibitions on the Coast In celebration of National Youth Week from April 5 - 14, Sunshine Coast Council libraries are looking for young artists aged 12 to 25 years to exhibit their work as part of the annual mmX.III youth art exhibition. Artists can exhibit and sell their work for free at a choice of nine libraries across the Coast including Beerwah library from Saturday, April 6 to Sunday, April 21. Previous exhibitions have attracted a range of impressive art from street, digital, watercolour, sculpture and even a custom designed bicycle. mmX.III is one of the largest youth art

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0487 880 208

NOW IN STOCK Percy's Powder™ Biosun™ Hopi Ear Candles Organic Products Maca Powder Lugol’s Solution Clothing, Crystals, Incense, Gifts, New Age Books, Tarot 3 Beerburrum Road, Beerburrum 9-4 Tues to Fri, 9-1 Sat (closed Sun & Mon) 16 |

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Karen Mullins and her team of therapists at Rejuvon 8 have created a space where you can enjoy treatments to help you achieve the skin that you have always wanted. As an Oxygenation and Beauty Lounge, there are a number of treatments available from Cosmeceutical Grade Microdermabrasion, deluxe facials, body waxing, and facial waxing. Karen will shape your brows to perfection. An oxygen inhalation treatment, just a 20 minute treatment, will revitalise you for the day, cure a headache or hangover in no time.

Rejuvon 8

Aranisari Aranisari at Beerburrum has developed a reputation for its quirky gifts and clothing. Now owner Beth Cheney has decided to include a range of health products. In stock now Percy's Powder (TM), organic teas and coconut oil, Maca Powder, Lugol's Solution and Biosun (TM) Hopi ear candles. Just arrived this week Olive Leaf Extract and Cellfood. Call in and check out the great range Tuesday to Friday from 9.00am – 4.00pm and 9.00am – 1.00pm on Saturday, or phone Beth on 5496 0001.

of the Hinterland MG Natural Health & Beauty Solutions When you walk inside the MG Natural Health and Beauty you enter into a unique environment with an eclectic style and feel. Marina has created not just a gorgeous beauty salon but also a centre for relaxing and a tranquil natural health treatment area. Marina has been joined by Mic McGregor an acupuncturist, who is also a massage therapist, and offers Shiatsu massage and Chi massage, his forte is oriental therapies.

Established 9 years

Formally known as Hinterland Beauty & Health Centre

Marina’s Special Microdermabrasion Pedicure Back Massage Value $194

Only $144

Phone Marina 5439 9945

33 Caloundra St, Landsborough

Cedar House Homewares

We are always looking for exciting ideas to make cooking easy, and have discovered Dreamfarm, a range of products designed to solve problems. There’s the Supoon, which can scoop, measure, scrape and also sits up off the bench top, meaning less mess. Or the Vebo, a flexible basket enabling food to be washed, boiled, steamed and strained in one vessel. Or even the Smood, which makes perfect mash and even scrapes the pot clean. Prices start from $14.95, so pop in to Cedar House to take a look today!

Gowinta Farms

Flair Jewellery

The team at Gowinta Farms would like to wish you a Happy Easter. Are you looking for somewhere to live, within a community atmosphere, reasonably priced with wide open spaces? If so, Gowinta Caravan Park will be perfect for you. Prices for permanent weekly sites are only $150.00 per week, and with 52 sites available for all types of caravans, including 5th wheelers, you can move in immediately. All sites have fully concreted driveways and are pet friendly. There is a large communal kitchen with stoves, sinks, microwaves and fridge as well as coin operated washing machines and dryers, and separate men’s and women’s bathrooms.

Hop into Flair this Easter and mention this ad to receive a discount on our large range of beautiful gold and silver jewellery. We are bound to have something to suit everyone’s taste and budget. The team would also like to take this opportunity to wish all our clients a peaceful Easter. According to our apprentices, Corey and Joshua (pictured), it is always wonderful to take time out to enjoy with friends and family.


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Beerwah Caravan Park Permanent Carav an Sites Strawberries May- Oct

Pineapples Feb-Nov Raspberries Mar-Nov Lychees Feb-Mar

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Shop 5 Beerwah Village Shopping Arcade

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Andrew Powell State member for Glass House P: 5435 2013 The Queensland Plan – how you can be involved

Open 7 Days

Mon-Fri 7am-6pm. Sat 7am-4pm. Sun 7am-3pm

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Nominations open for Glass House Volunteer Awards

Now in its fourth year, this annual event is the highlight on my electorate calendar and I encourage anyone who is involved with a volunteer community group to get your nominations in for a deserving volunteer. This annual event is held to celebrate and publicly acknowledge the efforts of the many volunteers we have within our community. Without these hardworking individuals our community just wouldn’t function the way it does! National Volunteer Week is this year being celebrated from May 13 to 19 with many events being held across Australia to say thanks to our tireless volunteers. This year we will be holding our Glass House ceremony the week before with an award presentation and afternoon tea at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club. Anyone wishing to submit a nomination can visit my website or email the office and one will be sent to you – Nominations close on Friday, April 5.

Mark McArdle

State member for Caloundra P: 5491 2780

First annual Caloundra Electorate Community Awards

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Whole MSA Rumps

In my column last fortnight I wrote about the launch of the Queensland Plan. To familiarise readers, the Queensland Plan 30 year vision for Queensland will be developed over the course of 2013 through a collaborative process involving community members, business and industry representatives, state and local government officers and Members of Parliament. The first summit will be held in Mackay in May followed by extensive community engagement through until August with the Brisbane summit to be held in September 2013. I am inviting anyone in the Glass House electorate who is interested in joining me for the first summit in Mackay to email my office explaining in 25 words why you would like to participate in this event. All costs, including flights will be covered and you must be able to travel on Friday, May 10. Please send your email to glass. by Tuesday, March 26. Further information on the Queensland Plan can be found online at www.



These new community awards provide an opportunity to nominate people from our own backyard, publicly recognising those who have made a contribution to the Caloundra electorate uniting Caloundra, Landsborough, Glenview, Mooloolah and Beerwah. Nominations are open for individuals and organisations in our local community who work to make the electorate a stand out icon of the Sunshine Coast and the State. Awards will be presented in the following categories: • Community volunteer of the year • Community group of the year • Business achiever of the year • Sporting achiever of the year • Community resident coordinator of the year • Young achiever of the year • Environmental contributor of the year I urge everyone to get involved and nominate someone they think is great today. Nominations close Friday, March 22 at 5.00pm, you can drop into the Caloundra Electorate Office at 118 Bulcock Street, Caloundra to pick up and drop off your nomination forms. The winners will be announced at the Caloundra Electorate Community Awards ceremony on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the CCSA Hall, Nutley Street, in Caloundra from 2.00pm-4.00pm.

Hinterland to Get Playing

The first round of the Get Playing has been released with the SuncoastHinterland Softball Association and the Mooloolah and District Horse and Pony Club set to benefit. The Suncoast-Hinterland Softball will be given a grant of $99,000 to construct back nets and dugouts. While the Mooloolah and District Horse and Pony Club will receive $84,622 to help install lighting. This funding means we’re getting more children and young people playing sport and involved in recreation activities and that is extremely important. A full list of the 83 clubs who have received grants through the first funding round is available at or by calling 1300 656 191. A second Get in the Game funding round will open in July 2013.

Noticeboard Glasshouse Country RSL Sub Branch Inc.

Raffle results - Lucky Door: Maisie A66. IGA Glasshouse Voucher: Graham - 7E yellow hearts, Go Healthy Voucher: Barnee - 12E yellow hearts.

Sunshine Coast Rug Crafters

Meet at the Beerwah Library on the second Monday and the third Tuesday each month from 3.00pm – 6.00pm. If you would like to learn the ‘lost’ traditional craft of rag rug making (not latch hooking) please join us! Instruction is free but you will need some supplies and tools (some you already own). For more information please contact: or phone 5494 8179.

Healing Day

Glass House Mountains Neighbourhood Centre, Opposite the Post Office, Ryan Street, Glasshouse Mountains. Held on the first Saturday of each month, with the next date of April 6 from 1.30pm - 4.30pm. We are a group of alternative healers who will do the best to help you feel better. We have had successful experience in helping with depression, migraine, pain and other illnesses. A donation of $5.00 would be greatly appreciated to cover the costs. For more information call 5493 0102.


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 2013. Please phone June Luton on 5494 8701.

The Lifeline Caboolture Bookfest

Volunteers are required to help with the Lifeline Caboolture Bookfest to be held at the Caboolture/ Centenary Lakes Indoor Basketball Courts, Morayfield Road, Caboolture. If you have time to spare and would like to help at Bookfest on April 6 – 8, set up, April 3 – 5 or pack down - April 9 – 10 duties include: sorting, stacking shelves and tables, packing up and packing down, pricing, security, bag sealing and relief team to cover breaks. If you think you can lend a hand, even if only for a couple of hours, please contact Maria Griffin on 5409 1406.

Keynote motivational speaker

Trish Jenkins went from great financial success and wealth to prison: ‘I was jailed for believing a conman’ and she is now intent on making a difference. Come along to Glasshouse Country Uniting Church in Twin Peaks Drive Beerwah at 9.30am on Thursday, April 4. Bring a few neighbours or friends – you will be moved, motivated and challenged. Trish’s books will be on sale ‘Dangerous Wealth, Treasures of Darkness and Weapons of Cash Destruction’. To find out more about Trish check out her website

Aglow International

Aglow - Sunshine Coast will meet at 9.30am on Friday, April 12, in the CWA hall, Kalinga Street, Caloundra. Aglow is an international Christian women’s organisation and is in 172 nations. Women from all denominations are made welcome. Come along, bring a friend and enjoy an inspirational message and worship. Our speaker is Melva Kajewski. Entry is $8.00 which includes morning tea. For more information contact Isabella: 5476 8463 or Dorothy: 5476 4190.

Beerwah Writers Group

Contributed by Shirley Moore At the well attended meeting of the Beerwah Writers Group, facilitator Paul Stevens welcomed two representatives from Glasshouse Primary School: teacher Joanne Sharpe and teacher / librarian Wayne Black. They discussed with members the possibility of a select group of children aged from six to 12 having access to Beerwah Writers Group to inspire the children to write and encourage them to form a Writers Club at the School. Members showed enthusiasm for the project and discussed the possibility of two members visiting the school. Wil treated us to an informative talk on the importance of correct story presentation suitable for publishing, which is often overlooked by writers. Wil has much experience in this field and also in IT. A few copies of our successful children's book ‘The Witches of the Hinterland’ remain and are available from the Beerwah News Agency. BWG meets every second and fourth Friday at the Beerwah Library.

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

Glasshouse Country Ministers Fellowship Peter Hall Glasshouse Country Uniting Church

Heritage counts

Last month I had the opportunity to go to Mundubbera for a few days to help with the disaster recovery. I went there through a local church contact and had a great experience. On arrival I drove around to get a feel for the impact of the flood waters. The river had appeared to have widened its banks, so many trees flattened; fences and buildings plastered with debris. The low-lying parts of the town bore the signs of having been flooded with mud marks and ruined furniture and household things on the side of the road. But, what impressed me was the spirit of the people. In shops and the bakery people talked of what needed to be done to recover. There were many people distressed, particularly when they had lost nearly everything but there were those providing support and encouragement. For the first couple of days I was put to work in orchards bordering the Burnett River. Here, one was able to see the extent of damage and the effect on the local economy. A dead pig hanging in a tree, one of the many swept away by the floods; the carcases of cattle lying where the flood had dumped them; fruit trees torn out by the roots and others with smashed branches and GLASSHOUSE COUNTRY

LUTHERAN CHURCH Reed Street, Glass House Mtns

Sunday Worship and Sunday School 9.00am

Contact 5439 9341 or 5496 9671

covered with debris. Another day I was helping to replace fencing torn away by the floodwaters. The old fencing was too tangled by debris to be unusable. People were coming in from all over to help. They turned up in their campervans and with their tents, prepared to sleep anywhere and put up with the lack of comfort that they would be used to at home. What is it that drives people to help their neighbours? Is it an inbuilt trait of humanity? No, there are cultures that would not do that. It is more to do with our culture which comes out of our Christian heritage and the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. When disaster strikes in this country we need to give thanks to God for that heritage which will bring others to our aid.

Glasshouse Country Baptist Church

GLASSHOUSE COUNTRY ANGLICAN CHURCH WEDNESDAYS *Mooloolah (Paget Road) 9.00am SUNDAY *Beerwah (Peachester Road) 9.00am Rev. Ken Goodger - 5491 1866 Local contact Br. John 5439 9130


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

Glasshouse Country Uniting Church A Caring Christian Community

Twin Peaks Drive, Beerwah 8.30am - Sunday Worship & Youth Program 10.30am - Peachester UC 1st & 3rd Sun Phone: 5494 6187 All Welcome!

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


WE HAVE MOVED! Glass House Mountains State School Main Hall - Sun 4.30pm

A Wesleyan Methodist Church

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Our native plants on show

'Diversity is in our Nature' is the theme of the 2013 Conference of the Australian Native Plants Society, which is being hosted by the local branch of the QLD Society for Growing Australian Plants. The conference, running from August 9 to 16 at the Alexandra Park Conference Centre, Alexandra Headland, is open to anyone who is interested in the amazing diversity of our Australian native plants. There are local day trips, and tours further afield, offering a marvellous opportunity to have an in-depth and more leisurely time exploring fascinating parts of the Sunshine Coast (and beyond) with guides who are members and know the plants and terrain. And then there are the informative and stimulating days of the conference itself. The seminars are on a wide range of aspects of native plants, the bio-regions of Queensland and the amazing people involved in research and development. To find out more, go to the website, where you’ll find all the information and a registration form. You can book for the full five days of events for only $380.00 – or you can pick and choose the seminar days and field trip days. Registration closes June 30.

Go Green Rainforest Nursery Plant of the Week Trailblazer

Xanthostemon chrysanthus form Exploding into colour all over the Sunshine Coast at the moment is the magnificent Golden Penda. This North Qld native has been popular for years but its new cultivar, Trailblazer is becoming very popular. With wonderful variegated stunning green and gold foliage, Trailblazer really lifts a dull spot in the garden. It produces masses of large golden yellow flowers throughout the year but especially in late summer. It is very hardy in full sun or semi shade and makes a handsome large shrub. Check our specimen in the nursery grounds that is in full flower at the moment.

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Bromeliad Beauty

Contributed by The Glasshouse Country Bromeliad Society Inc

Bromeliad pups Bromeliads are mainly propagated through its pups. After flowering, young plants develop from the mother plant and these young ones are called pups. These pups are used for propagating these popular house and landscaping plants.

How to plant bromeliad pups

Pups can be removed and planted individually, so that you get more bromeliads. Some people apply fertilisers to the mother plant, soon after flowering, so as to promote development of the pups. The number of pups may vary from one plant to another and in some cases, they can be numerous. Bromeliad pup removal is best done when they reach one-third the size of the mother plant. It is said that these pups grow healthy and at a faster rate, when they are attached to the mother plant. Once they reach the said size, these pups can be removed and potted. If the mother plant has almost died, it is better to remove the whole thing from the pot and then, gently pull the pups, which are easily separated from the mother plant. If you find it difficult to remove the bromeliad pups, then cut them off with a sharp knife. These pups can be planted, even if they have not developed roots. Once potted, roots develop naturally. It is better to keep the pups exposed to open air, so that the cuts can get dry. Use a well-drained potting mix for planting these pups in small pots. You may either go for the orchid mix or a mixture of peat moss and Perlite in a 60:40 ratio. Place these pots on locations with bright, but indirect sun. If the pups do not have roots, support them with small stakes.

Bromeliad pup care instructions

Once the young pups start growing, you have to make sure that the right conditions are provided for their healthy growth. Keep the soil moist and not wet, throughout the growing stage of the plant. Use distilled water for these plants. You may also use tap water that has been left standing for awhile, before watering. You can also use weak fertiliser solutions (without lime) once in a while. It takes around one to two years for the bromeliad pups to attain full growth and bloom. It is said that blooming can be triggered in mature bromeliad plants, by placing it with a ripe apple in a clear plastic bag. The ripe apple releases ethylene gas that triggers flowering in plants. In short, growing bromeliad pups is not a difficult task, if you know the right methods. You can collect more tips from experienced people and carefully follow bromeliad care instructions for growing them successfully. The April meeting of the Glasshouse Country Bromeliad Society will be held at the Mary Mckillop Centre Beerwah – Kilcoy Road Beerwah on Sunday, April 7 at 2.00 pm. Please bring a friend and a cup for afternoon tea.

The Glasshouse Country Bromeliad Society Inc meets on the first Sunday of the month at the Mary MacKillop Centre, Peachester Road, Beerwah. Please bring your own cup for afternoon tea. To find out more contact Bob McLean on 0427 606 240

Come & check out our great range & variety of rare & unusual plants – all at great prices!

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Repairs, Installation & Maintenance to all Air conditioning systems, commercial & residential. Sales of energy efficient Daikin Airconditioners (ducted, wall hung & multi-head split systems) T0137



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SHOWERFIX offer a full range of waterproofing services for showers, vanities & bath surrounds QBSA 1086283 SUNSHINE COAST COMAPANY


Rapid Brick & Block Laying

Full logbook servicing Roadworthy certificates Aircon repairs & servicing Brakes, clutches & all mechanical repairs

Mob: 0432 215 628 Ph: 5494 1222 Fax: 5494 1224



Service Workshop

Reliable & Professional Tradesman For all aspects of brick & block laying

Rendering, Paving & Concreting

trucks cars earthmoving trailers

ALL AREAS 0407 146 626

Reece Automotive MOBILE MECHANIC



A Automotive Ph: 5496 0300

Peter - 0431 017 916

• Brake & Clutch Repairs • Wheel alignments • Log Book Servicing • Front End Repairs • RWC Inspection Station

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

• Antenna Repairs • New Installations • Digital Upgrades • Additional Outlets

Mobile Auto Electrician Alternators • Starter Motors • Batteries

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Call Damien Oxley – 0418 755 212 Glass House Mountains

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

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Carpet – Lounge – Upholstery Cleaning Phone 0412 666 557


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

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Diane 0401 235 038

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Joinery & Shopfitters



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LOCAL ELECTRICIAN Jim McMahon Electrical Domestic/Commercial/Industrial

Engineering & Welding

STUART McLEOD MOBILE WELDING For all your on-site fabrication & welding needs.

Workshop facilities: 19 Tallawong Close, Beerwah

Ph/Fax: 5494 1606 Mob: 0409 491 938


Lic.4551 and Insured

0407 575 667

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

Tina 0418 935 164

5496 9270

Mick 0418 935 162

Phone Michael 0447 341 241

G Garages / Sheds GARAGES - SHEDS

• Carpentry & Joinery • Minor Cabinet Making • Plastering

Professional Carpentry & Building Maintenance • All Exterior & Interior Work • Improvements • Decks & Timber Screens • Solar Panel Cleaning

5496 9861 or 0439 303 306 Glasshouse Mtns

email: QBSA LIC1139536



Ph (07) 5497 2615





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

Ph: 0418 204 159 a/h: 5494 0830

KLM LP Gas Suppliers

5493 0493






Quality Workmanship

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

Phone Shane Robins 0418 900 705 a/h 5494 6425



your local licensed contractor

• Tiling • Painting • No Job too small

Phone George 0487 424 223

FREE Roof Insulation With Every Shed Or Garage Purchased while stocks last, conditions apply


ABN 67 710 267 498

Maintenance Tradesman 40 Years Experience


2 William St Kilcoy

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

Jobs Up To $3300

Free Quotes – Great Rates – Fully Insured Call Mark 0416 305 327 Work up to $3,300 Only

BSA Licence no 60108


Call Mark 0428 328 103 Over 15 years experience

H Home Maintenance


Large or small. Experienced Local Operator


- any odd jobs -

No Job Too Small

 Free Quotes  Pensioner Discount  Fully Insured

Watson’s Gardening & Landscaping

Glass & Security

• All aspects of landscaping, garden makeovers & ongoing maintenance • Jobs up to $3,300

Call Brett 0413 102 800

Floor Sanding

M Marine Services


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For all your floor sanding needs Justin 0468 639 761 Jobs up to $3,300 only

G Garden Maintenance

4 Railway Street, Landsborough

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H Handyman Services

Large Acreage Mowing Rubbish Removed



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

Free quotes: Call for the Best Price • Windows • Doors • Maintenance • Shower Screens • Security & Insect Screens MONTY’S GLASS & SECURITY 5493 0374 0439 875 031 BSA Lic: L 1117342

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


• Home • Shop • Office • 7 Days •


22+ years experience Free in all types of home maintenance Quotes repairs, painting & minor renovations

Ph. 5494 9400 or 0401 674 126

New Work Repaints Roofs Driveways Pressure Cleaning


Your local Jim services all areas call 131546


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


Same day response Free Quotes Fully insured

QBSA 1091741


Weed Problems? TO496

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


0409 590 802

Lic # 74935

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

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

Call for a Free quote



Garden Clean Ups & Maintenance

Electricians cont.

FIRST 0407 946 061

Supporting Environmentally Friendly Paint


• New Work • House Repaints • Roof Repaints


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


John Annakin

Lic No. PMT-0-11432

0407 439 526




BSA NO. 1011255

20 years Experience

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


• Pre- purchase Inspections • Annual Termite Inspections • Termite Management Systems • Termite Treatments • General Pest management Cockroaches • Ants • Spiders • Silverfish • Fleas • Bed Bugs

ANDREW 0423 107 716

Call Rudi/Erika 5494 0092 0438 940 634

Reliable * Professional * Affordable * FREE QUOTES BSA 75839



ABN 95 669 531 866

E. PO Box. 257 Beerwah 4519 FULLY BSA 1189580 INSURED

All Areas 0420 53 8890 5494 0393

Plant & Machinery

Cam’s Truck & Bobcat Hire


•Track Machine

0412 140 164


•Augers •Trencher • 4 in 1 bucket •8 ton tipper •Level bar •Laser Leveller •Tilt Bucket


Servicing the local community

Cameron Lister Ph: 0419 665 002

BSA 49885



New Work & Repaints • Airless Spraying

5494 1861 • 0418 883 436




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(07) 5493 0012

POSI-TRACK SLASHING & EARTHWORKS *4 in 1 Bucket & Level Bar *6ft Double Head Slasher *50hp


Panel Beating

*Driveways *Site clean-ups *Landscaping *Firebreaks

0419 704 408

5494 8913

Works where others can’t and loves Lantana! D & M Britton - Old Gympie Rd, Landsborough

• Auto Electrics • Restoration • Windscreens


0412 006 954

QBSA: 1209575

Maintenance Specialist

Blocked Drains, Hotwater System Replacement, Leaking Taps, Drain Camera, Burst Water Pipes

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


Mark Forbes Plumbing

LICENCED PLUMBER / DRAINER New Installations/Repairs/Renovations:  Potable  Water Waste Treatment Systems PotableWater Water Sewerage  Roof  Stormwater Roof&&Guttering Guttering Sewarage CE VI  Septic Septic&&Drainage Drainage Stormwater ER

0409 0401260 057020 126







QBSA No. 1180171

ALL YOUR PLUMBING NEEDS Small Honest Family Business Free Quotes - No Call-out Fee Phone W & LA King Plumbing

0419 659 709 or 5492 9229

Lic’d Plumber & Drainer QBSA 77755


Offering you a variety of services:

• Bull Bar & Tow Bars • Panel Beating • Fuel Injection Repairs • Spray Painting • Smash/Rust Repairs • LPG Repairs & Certs





ABN 79 347 449 750

Plumbing Supplies

Phone Brian Mobile: 0402 129 665


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

Tytherleigh Avenue (Behind Landsborough Tyres)

Jamie 5494 1044




Sunshine Coast including all Hinterland areas




POAllBOX 257 Beerwah 4519Cleaning Aspects of Painting & Pressure

BSA 1155906



07 5493 0440

Professional Painting E. Local Tradesman with



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26 Tytherleigh Avenue Landsborough

Pest Control


5439 9368

Pool Services Ashes Tip Top Pool Care


0427 088 699


Pool tests Pool vacuuming Backwash Saltwater cell test Chemical adjustments Clean cartridge filter Empty clean skimmer baskets Replace or repair faulty parts Remove leaves or debris

0416 688 382

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* All major brands * Supply & Fit

PHONE JAREN 5439 0764

Call Sean 0458 270 559 BSA# 76310/LO53622/AU22054

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* Blocks * Acreage * Firebreaks * Weed Spraying

POSI-TRACK SLASHING LL E A 50hp, Rubber tracks, V C A FIRE 6ft slasher, Free quotes BREAKS D

Roofing & Guttering

0419 704 408

5494 8913

Acreage Rural Blocks




Phone: 5493 7954 Mobile: 0414 819 111 $20 Million Insurance Free Quotes

Bobcat & Tractor Hire

Tiling Paul

BSA: 1052255

47 Wises Rd, Maroochydore 5443 2022

Free fast quote

council approved

* Septic tank & Grease Trap Cleaning * Small Truck for Easy Access Landsborough

5494 1794

0407 748 083

> Septic tank / grease trap cleaning - EPA approved > Holding / grey water tanks and bio-cycle pump outs > Waste oil collections (free service) > General waste removal and skip bin hire

Tim Allcock & Peter Hughes

TILER 0419 750 042

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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

Leigh: 0418 714 860 E: Licensed and Insured


Ph 5494 8883

Qualified mechanic offering log book servicing, mechanical repairs, wheel alignments and tyres


• Tree climbing • Rubbish removal • Mulching • Stump grinding • Free Quotes • Pensioner Discounts



>>One Call... we do it all!<<

30 Tytherleigh Ave, Landsborough

Tarzan the Tree Specialist

Phone Brendan 0447 310 331



David Lowden Tree Services


Wintergreen Couch

Tel: Dean 07 5496 9790 or 0414 648 130

540 Glenview Rd, Glenview Q 4553

& also Stump Grinding Many years experience - Fully insured Phone 0412 026 545



Mooloolah River Turf

Tree Services

• Pruning • Lopping • Removal Comprehensive Insurance on all jobs Phone 5494 2444 / 0407 710 993

Turf Supplies



Call us now 0408 220 659

1/15 Free Street, Beerwah Ph 5439 0816 or 0413 050 578

Fully Insured Qualified Arborist

Specialist growers of:



• General fabrication • Stainless Steel Benches

• Chipping • Pruning, shaping & removal • Storm preparation & clean up

FREE Delivery to Landsborough, Beerwah, Glass House & Beerburrum

Tiler of Multi Award Winning Homes Builders References Available BSA Lic 76808 Beerwah

For all of your liquid and general waste needs


The climbing specialists & vegetation management


After hours: (07) 5494 7548

A local working for locals

Brent Thomas 0438 236 934

Servicing the Sunshine Coast Hinterland

A “Proper Job” Guaranteed

Brian Dudin 0438 623 523

BSA Licenced: 1101772

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A Lawn So Good, They’ll Think You’ve Retired

Experienced in all aspects of tiling

Septic Services

EPA Licensed



FOR A FREE QUOTE CALL 0417 958 944

Restore & Paint Rather Than Replace  Tin, Tiled, Asbestos Specialists  Heat Reflective Paint - 10 Yr Warranty  Repairs, High Pressure Clean  Fully Licenced & Insured 0411 034 444 or 5494 1223


P: 5492 9248 M: 0407 759 060

Office: Zoe 5435 0164 Arborist: Steve 0499 179 268



ABN 23 084 520 507

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• 23 Years Experience • Any size tree • Land Clearing • Full Insurance

Phone Louie 0439 016 294 all areas



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Patio Roofing One Stop Shop Specialising in D.I.Y Kits Metal Roofing, Gutters, Fascias etc Polycarbonate & Fibreglass Roofing Ventilators & Skylights Insulated Roofing


Trees / Palms Pruning / Removals Wood Chipping / Stump Grinding Free Quotes / Fully Insured Mulch Sales

For a quote call Len 0419 732 364 or 5494 0484

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Commercial & Domestic Supply & Install Maintenance Program







“locals helping locals”

Open Mon - Fri

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

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

Mustering success

Mooloolah Pony Club musters are now in full swing with our first muster in February being a huge success with a turnout of 35 riders. Instructors took riders and horses aged from two up to adults through their paces schooling flatwork, show jumping and sporting. Mooloolah Pony Club caters for riders from beginner to advanced, in any age, and judging by the smiles and laughter a great day was had by everyone.

Congratulation to our local Karate Kids

Beerwah Karate Club did well at the recent Pomona Karate Competition. Abbey Shaw took out a gold and bronze. Jackie Chamberlain and Gemma Ritson both went home with gold. Mackenzie Bynon, Mitchell Agnew and Sam Ritson received silver, Joe Shirley bronze and Atlanta Bynon a 4th and James Larking, who also participated in the competition.

Abbey Shaw, Atlanta Bynon, Joe Shirley Mackenzie Bynon, Gemma Ritson, Sam Ritson, Mitchell Agnew

Mooloolah Valley Bowls Club

Contributed by Judy Walker Our green should re open in about 10 days after our renovation. A big thank you to Alex Thomson, Ian Henderson, Eric Wood, James Sammon and Lloyd Walker for all the work they have done to get the job done. Our Bowls bus trip to Toowoomba leaves on May 23 for five days and we have vacancies. Call Judy on 5492 3932 or Brian on 5496 0469 for all the details.

Beerwah Ladies Golf Club

Contributed by Jenny Kelly The course was still a bit damp on Thursday, so the girls played the back nine twice. We had 41 players compete in a Single Par event for trophies donated by Lyn Steele and Pauline Mason. Winner of Division 1 was Lea Doyle with a score of -1, followed by runner up Noelene Annakin with a -2. Division 2 winner was Angela Roessler who came in with a score of -1, followed by Fay Wareham with -2. NTP's on the first nine went to Teresa Keast on 16 and Jen Kelly on 18. Second time around the 16th went to Lea Garner while Anne Stockwell took out the 18th. The ball rundown went to -5. Our Weekday Pennant teams played their first matches last Monday and were magnificent, winning all their matches in both Divisions. This is a great result, well done ladies. The Weekend girls didn't fare as well with one win, one square and three losses in their last match, but there are good things to come when the team goes to Peregian Springs next week.

Lyn Steele with Div 1 winner Lea Doyle

Div 2 winner Angela Roessler with trophy doner Pauline Mason Our course is drying out nicely, we are now back to playing the full 18 holes and the course is a picture. The dams are full and we are well set up for the winter months. We look forward to seeing you out here, until then stay safe and good golfing.

Glasshouse Country Bowls Club Contributed by Dennis Hume Sunday, March 10 - Round 1 of the Men’s Fours Championship. Winners were Graham Richardson, Clive Sinton, Brian Fogarty and Trevor Bertram on 22, who defeated Rowan (Paddles) Bruce, Max Viterale, Brendan Freshwater and Brian Saunders on 15. Wednesday, March 13 - Ladies Jackpot Day, 14 teams of Triples played. Marleen Bertram, Trevor Bertram and Jan Lawson drew with Rae Farrell, Karen Bruce and Kerry Capern. Di Garland, Graham Nicholson and Rob Scullion def Di Viterale, Anne Howard and Joy Reason. Dennis Hume, Jack Timm and Di Hunt def Lynn Griffiths, Bobbie Coxon and Gary Lehmann. Leisa Craven, Ron Wilson and Jo Littler def Leisa Craven, Noel Feruglio and Brian Larkin. Warren Blackbourne, John McSwain and Millie Freshwater def Noelle Mens Fours Winners: Brian Fogarty, Clive Sinton, Graham Dean, Bobbie Bloomer and Ron Rix. Richardson and Trevor Bertram Lindsay Henderson, Annette White and Jenny Hobson def Dossie Buckley, Maurie Farrell 13. Dawes and Joseph Albrecht. Margaret Beasley, Thursday, March 14 - Open Pairs Bowls. AM Bray Howard and Brian Fogarty def Margaret game winners were Bray Howard and Trevor Lehmann, Chris Freshwater and Brian Saunders. Bertram with 2 + 42. Runners up were Kerry Winners with the most ends won were Dennis Capern and Tony Eaton with + 24. PM game Hume, Jack Timm and Di Hunt. Runners up were winners were Brendan Freshwater and Chris Leisa Craven, Ron Wilson and Jo Littler. Out of Freshwater with 2 + 48. Runners up were Rob the hat winners were Dossie Buckley, Maurie Scullion and Brian Fogarty with + 26. Dawes and Joseph Albrecht. The Jackpot did not go off, so jackpot next month. Wednesday, March 13 in the afternoon a Horse Riding @ Rossi’s second round of Men’s Fours Championship was 5494 8515 played. Winners were Col Allen, Jim Tatum, Bill Tumbridge and Terry Little 30 def Ernie Lessons for Beginners to Advanced Sherwood, Bobbie Moss, Robbie Dean and Rob

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Easy Find Classifieds Public Notice


Glasshouse Districts Little Athletics – AGM. GHDLA will be holding its annual AGM on Sunday 14th April 2013. This will be held at 11am down at Skippy Park. If you would like further information please contact the Centre Manager on 0401 897 704. QUEENSLAND POLICE SERVICE NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE Notice is hereby given that the under mentioned road will be partially closed to vehicular traffic from 9.00am to 11.00am on Wednesday the 27th March 2013 for the purpose of conducting a triathlon for the Beerwah State High School Roberts Road, Beerwah between Beerwah State High School and Coolamon Crescent, including Coolamon Crescent and Crumpton Place, Beerwah Alternative routes available to all through traffic POLICE SERVICE

Apologies, we’ve cancelled our Equinox Party. BUT we are throwing a sale 30% off shoes & silver jewellery. Also selected clothing on sale. Plus come on in & check out all our new goodies. The last box has arrived.

Eclectic Dreams Opp Museum Landsborough Thank You Paula Williams & Family Barry & Cheryl Williams Leisha Moffatt & Family Wish to thank all our wonderful friends & families for all the support, help, gifts, well wishes & love following the death of Byron.

Account: ML & PH Adams….Property Sold Location: 142 Cooroy Mountain Road Cooroy QLD 4563 Time: 10.00am Date: Saturday 23rd March 2013 Writco craftsman 3 wide bodied horse float, Fordson tractor, 4ft Page slasher, Post hole digger, Rondini fertilizer spreader, 4 Tyne ripper, GGP ride on mower, 250cc quad bike, Firman generator, Gurney, Electric wood chipper, 24 Portable panels & gate, 8ft hayrack, 5 Saddles & rugs & tack, 2 Swags, Qty star posts & wire etc, 200 sheets new corrugated iron, Air compressor, 12 yr Warm blood gelding dressage, 15 yr ASH gelding beginner, 11 yr Thoroughbred gelding, 9 yr Thoroughbred mare. 8 person endless swimspa. Large quantity of household furniture & chattels. Antiques: Victorian glass fronted Mahogany bookcase, Victorian mirrorback plain Mahogany sideboard, Primitive early Australian dealbolt table with hand carved legs, French polished dining extension table, claw feet, Indian British Raj 4 poster officiers bed c1860-1880, Late Victorian ½ tester Mahogany queen sized bed, Rattan backed chair c1900, English oak cylinder top desk c1880, French magistrates chair c1780, Small cedar writing desk, centre draw, turned legs c1860, Bedroom chair c1920, Highbacked French polished chair c1880, Gothic oak side table, Gothic shelving, Oval drop down table, flame walnut, Maritime Mahogany corner cabinet c1780, Oak English library chair, Barley twist Mahogany Jardiniere, Wedgewood 12 piece dinner service “Runnymede pattern” plus sundry items to numerous too list.. Photo ID is required – Viewing 7.30am prior to auction. Photos & more info Phone: 5496 1203 Garry 0418 783 288 or Mike 0417 320 590

ART CLASSES Day, Evening and Weekend. 3 hour class $25. Phone Karen 5494 8354

Call Leisa or Michelle …

Ph 5439 0188

Clearing Sale – Auction – Antiques/Farming Equipment

guitar, flute, piano accordion & Music theory lessons. Professional caring teachers. Ph: 5494 7568 or 0411 959 157


yoga Wed 6.30pm - 8.00pm Peachester Hall. Thurs 9:30am - 11am Landsborough Hall Ph: 0437 914 029

Professional Services Shop 2, 1 Connection Rd,

ABN: 96171617979

Debbie Gillingham - 0438 947 992

Health, Beauty & Fitness mobile hairdresser Excellence in hair design. For friendly, easy, in your own home service call Carrie 0404 803 650 or 5496 9186.

Hire Tennis Courts for hire Day/ Night contact Glasshouse Mtns Sports Club 5493 0055 for bookings 28 |

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Home & Yard Maintenance Gardening, minor painting, mowing etc. Insured. Pensioner discount, no job too small. Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm Ph: Craig 5494 0858 bridal, formal & clothing alterations. Ironing. 25 years experience 5438 7073 fairytoBia's cleaning call me for that fairy special touch. Builders, Bond, Spring and Domestic. Call Katherine 0423 499 295 Beachview Property Maintenance Handyman, lawns & garden, rubbish removal, pens. disc. Ph: Clay 0410 581 881 WHEN ONE OR TWO HOURS HELP with domestic, gardening or personal care Tasks would make a big difference Ring Meg 0409 875 562 House Cleaner: one off or regularly. Easy payment options, great references. Call Jess: 54940882/ 0434830485 or at

Positions Vacant VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Glasshouse Country RSL for the following positions Kitchen Coordinator, Cooks, Bar Staff, Gardener Kitchen Staff Ph: Kaz 5496 9774 Home Care Employee to assist a male with a physical disability in Mooloolah Valley. Morning Shifts: 7-9am/10am. Current 1st Aid/CPR and manual drivers licence reqd. Phone 5443 9777 or email

Business Opportunity want to start your own business Join AVON Today Phone Debbie 0422 034 886


• 5 Key people to help with the expansion of a new division in the health industry. • EARN $1500-$4000 PER MONTH • Full training. Start now! • Call / sms Anita 0401 967 280

Markets Landsborough Market every Saturday 8.00am - 1.00pm. Stalls inside & outside. $10.00 a site. Fresh Fruit & Veg. Dog Treats & Bird Treats. Plants & Seedlings, Jewellery, Bric a Brac , Incense & essential oils. Dragons & Dolls. Our Country Kitchen provides great old style country breakfasts each Saturday come on in & try one. Follow us on Facebook. Bookings essential. New stall holders welcome. Phone 54946315 b.h.


Ph: 5494 7992


Work Wanted COMPREHENSIVE CLEANING domestic and commercial. Reliable & experienced. Ph Lauren 0403 044 887

Courses & Tuition

Accounting Services

Email: Phone: 5438 7445

YOGA GLASSHOUSE MOUNTAINS COMMUNITY HALL Tuesdays 6.15pm; Fridays 9.30am (gentle) and 10.45am. Enquiries phone 0402 882 725 or 5438 7533 primary thorugh to senior tutoring in your own home. Numeracy, Literacy and across Curriculum learning for individual learning needs. Ph: 0488 974 340 Tutoring/ remedial reading - all ages, all subjects. Professional individual programs. Helen 5494 7496 A+ Tuition qualified and experienced teacher. From $15 per hour 0427 196 158

Beerwah Books and Bits & Beerwah Books and Bits Vinyl Revival. Great range of books and LP’s. Preloved books suitable for all ages babies to Adults. Comics and some trading cards and other collectables. Follow us on Facebook 10% discount to all FB Likers. Hours Mon to Fri 8.30 to 4.30 Saturday 8.30 to 12.30. 5494 6315

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Cars, Bikes, Caravans & Boats

Pets & Livestock cont.


SMILEY'S MOBILE ANIMAL GROOMING Hydrobath, Clipping, Grooming

Tractors & Crawlers for restoration or parts Old slashers, farm implements & books

TAKE the LEAD canine training

Phone John 5492 9321

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Motorcycles Wanted Motorcycles wanted - going or not. Complete or not. Cash paid. Ph: 0421 375 176


5494 6300


TREVOR HELEN JAKEMAN FOR ALL YOUR STEEL&SUPPLIES CONTACT 168 Whites Road, Landsborough 4550 TREVOR & HELEN JAKEMAN Phone: 54 941031 Mobile: 0427400130

Phone Tina 0414 233 751 Dog Pawz-A-While Grooming


...If your puppy isn’t becoming to you then he/she should be coming to me

Patient, gentle style clipping and your dogs entire grooming needs - Helen 5439 0080 Please visit for more info


To Rent/Lease/Let 4 bdrm queenslander on 2 acres, all large bedrooms with air con, wrap around verandahs, 2 car accomm + storage shed $495/w + bond & expenses. Ph: 0412 690 323 private self contained flat Peachester. $250/w incl. Power. No Kids/Pets. Refs req. Phone: 0439 946 046 4 BDRM COTTAGE Glass House Mountains $340/wk on large block. Ph: 0400 601 167 FLAT in Elimbah air con, open plan, semi furnished $250/wk ref req. Ph: 0412 690 323

Garage Sales glasshouse country rsl Cnr. Steve Irwin Way & Reed Street. 6th April 7am - 2pm. Mixed Garage Sale. Fund Raiser for new Stove in Kitchen. Outside stalls $10 Inside Stalls (craft items) $15 tables provided inside only. Hot & cold food & drinks available. Bookings needed. Ph: Kaz 5496 9774 Glasshouse 80 Kings Road Sat 6am-2pm Household items, clay pots and much much more GLASSHOUSE 16 Sahara Road, Saturday from 7am. Baby goods, furniture – everything must go. Beerwah Unit 2/ 11 Catherine Street Sat & Sun from 8am. Heaps of baby gear LANDSBOROUGH 7 Toorbul Street. Sat 6am-4pm. MONSTER SALE. Furniture, TV's, golf clubs, freezer, computer items, craft, usual bric-a-brac and household items. Something for everyone. If raining all under cover.

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forest mulch Eucalyptus $200 16m load, delivered local or trailer pick up available John 0412 690 323

Computer Sales, Rental & Services

Tanya Forbes 0403 350 010


LG 42" LED LCD CInema 3d tv LW 57 series current model. Excellent condition $600 John 5494 6547

Certified Veterinary Nurse & Behavioural Trainer

Honda prelude coupe 89 model sporty manual unreg $650 ono Phone 5494 8239 yamaha Jog scooter runs well unreg $350. Phone 5494 8239 2011 HONDA CRF100F Motorbike. Excellent condition. Outgrown. $2700. Ph. 0419674866



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HOLDEN COMMODORE BT 2000 auto, silver, reg serviced, mags, ex business vehicle $2,800 HOLDEN JACKAROO leather seats, p/windows, full luxury accessories, 3.5L petrol, needs auto repairs, $2,000 0412 690 323

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Just for Laughs One brave cowboy

An old, blind cowboy wanders into an all-girl biker bar by mistake. He finds his way to a bar stool and orders a shot of Jack Daniels. After sitting there for a while, he yells to the bar tender, “hey, you wanna hear a blonde joke?” The bar immediately falls absolutely quiet. In a very deep, husky voice, the woman next to him says, “before you tell that joke, cowboy, I think it is only fair, given that you are blind, that you should know five things.” 1. The bartender is a blond girl with a baseball bat. 2. The bouncer is a blond girl with a 'billy club'.

3. I'm a six foot tall, 175 pound blond woman with a black belt in karate. 4. The woman sitting next to me is blond and a professional weight lifter. 5. The lady to your right is blond and a professional wrestler. “Now, think about it seriously, cowboy. Do you still wanna tell that blonde joke?” The blind cowboy thinks for a second, shakes his head and mutters, “no, not if I'm gonna have to explain it five times.” Jerry Valenta, Landsborough

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2. Holiday island 3. Female name 4. Ovum 5. Chop off 6. Flat topped hill 7. Emitted 10. Annual handbooks 11. Tiny oceanic organisms 13. Affirm, asset, declare 15. A concealment or conspiracy (5,2) 16. Show of boldness 17. 12 pence 18. Facing the dawn 21. Muslim ruler 23. Not pretty 24. State of USA 26. Cry 27. Gain through effort 28. Favourite 29. Female sheep

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A friend you haven’t seen for a long challenge your ideas and viewpoints of what opportunities will present themselves. time can be going through some personal you believe in and who you are. This is a Excellent news coming regarding financial family matters, but this will turn out alright. time of personal growth. This is a time of new matters. Travel can be quite prominent at In work this can be a very successful period awakenings. Letting go of the past will be this period. A friend may also arrive on your important. A letter in the post will be a nice doorstep. Changes around a car are possible for you, and a promotion can put you in a position of power. Finances will certainly pick surprise. Legal matters will also work out at this period. up now. alright now.

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