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Reigniting a passion for rug making page 4

National Tree Day at Mooloolah page 9

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Hi Everyone You will notice on the front cover this week we have a photo of the Division 1 councillor, Rick Baberowski, taken at the Coochin Creek Camp Ground on Roys Road. Since taking on the role as councillor he had mentioned in his GCNews column that he was interested in finding out what residents felt were their favourite places. For regular readers you won’t be surprised this immediately got our attention - we love the term ‘backyard tourists’ and got in contact with him about working together on this project. GCNews looks forward to being able to share local’s favourite spots with our readers and I am sure there will be places that residents who are new to the area will be absolutely surprised by. I have been thinking about my favourite spot and at this stage I have decided that I can’t really

narrow it down to just one view / spot, but I can probably narrow it down to Mt Coonowrin ‘Crockneck’. I love to catch a glimpse of it from the many different locations that I travel to each day. Even last Saturday morning when we were at Happy Valley at Caloundra for an early morning walk, it was a particularly clear morning and looking back across the Pumicestone Passage you got a great view, and it put a smile on my face seeing it in the distance. If you have a particular spot you would like to share with others – check out Cr Baberowski’s story on page 3. Regards,

This Week in GCNews Local news........................................... 3-10 Doing Business........................................ 11 Community groups................................... 12 You said it............................................... 14 Elected Reps........................................... 15 Health beauty & wellbeing........................ 16 Living..................................................... 17 Dine In / Take Out............................... 18-19 Out and about......................................... 20 Things 2 do............................................. 21 Churches and community notices.............. 22 Real estate.............................................. 23 Trades............................................... 24-28 Gardening............................................... 29 Sports news....................................... 30-31 Classifieds.......................................... 32-33 Fun page................................................. 34




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BADYACC weekly fun afternoon, every Wednesday 2.30pm 4.30pm. Note: change of day and time (previously Thursdays 3.00pm - 5.00pm). BADYACC is located at the Beerwah Sportsground, adjacent to the Beerwah Skatepark.


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Markets at Mooloolah Hall from 7.30am – 1.30pm organised by Glasshouse Country and Mooloolah Anglican Churches. Cost for a table is $12.00. For enquiries or bookings please phone 5494 9536. Hinterland Relay for life will be having a sausage sizzle fundraiser inside Woolworths Beerwah, 10.00am - 2.00pm. Come and grab a sausage sandwich and drink and help raise money for the Cancer Council. We would also love to talk to anyone who is interested in finding out more about this year’s Hinterland Relay on October 6 - 7 at Beerwah Sports Ground. Wine and Cheese Night at the Glasshouse Country RSL Sub-branch Hall, from 7.30pm, Maleny Cheese and a large range of wines will be served. Reed Street, Glass House Mountains. Tickets are $10.00each and can be booked by phoning Karen on 5494 0232. Beerwah Bushdance It’s time to dig out your finest cowboy clobber and hat and come along to the annual Beerwah Bushdance at the Beerwah Primary School Hall from 5.00pm to 9.00pm. Pre purchased tickets from Beerwah Newsagency adults $8.00, children $4.00 or family $22.00 (two adults and two children) or at the door for $10.00 per adult, $6.00 per child or $30.00 per family.

On the Cover Cr Rick Baberowski shares his favourite local place with readers as part of a new campaign, Our Favourite Places, which kicks off this week. Find out how you can share your favourite place with our readers on page 3.


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National Tree Day at the Mooloolah Community Centre, 9.30am 1.00pm. There will be free trees to giveaway, kid’s activities, information about native trees and wildlife, and a free sausage sizzle. Both the Community Op Shop and Community Garden will also be open on the day. Everyone is welcome, so come down and join us and see why life is better with trees! The Mooloolah Community Centre is located at 43 Bray Road Mooloolah. For more information see www. or contact the centre on 5494 7822 / 0400 685 685.


National Tree Day, Glass House Mountains A tree planting will be held at Page Street Bushland Park, Glass House Mountains, from 8.30am. The Glasshouse Mountains Advancement Network (GMAN), the sponsors of this event, will be providing morning tea at about 10.30am following the plantings. You are invited to help our local environment by joining the fun and friendship. Maleny Botanic Gardens will be open to the public for a day of fun and fundraising. Located at 233 Maleny Stanley River Road the gardens will be open from 9.00am – 4.00pm. Take a wander through the stunning garden of eight acres surrounded by rainforest and see some exquisite horses. Admission: adults $11.00, pensioners $8.00, children under 16 free. Season finale of Living Out Theatre sitcom at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club, 6.30pm for 7.00pm start.




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GCNews, together with division 1 councillor Rick Baberowski, are encouraging locals to get outdoors with a new campaign ‘Our Favourite Places’ designed to celebrate our unique natural environment. The novel concept, proposed by Cr Baberowski, gives residents the opportunity to share with others some of the area’s hidden treasures, and your favourite, secret places. To kick things off, we asked Cr Baberowski to share his favourite location. “Despite some pot holes at the moment in the access road, it would have to be the camping grounds at Coochin Creek,” he said. “As soon as you head off on a walking track or down to the water, I feel immediately transported away from my daily concerns. “It’s such a beautiful, scenic and peaceful spot, I’m sure for many it is an undiscovered gem in our region,” Cr Baberowski said. From the back to basics composting toilets to the vista of Coochin Creek in all its magnificent glory, the National Park camping ground offers 21 camping sites (permits required) and a number of picnic tables and gas barbeques, and is perfect for both the day tripper, and the keen fishermen, with the Coochin Creek boat ramp just one kilometre away. Cr Baberowski said he wants to encourage everyone in division 1 to become more active back yard tourists. “We have a truly outstanding range of scenic spots that often only local residents know about.

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Cr Baberowski is encouraging locals to become backyard tourists “I’d love to hear from residents about where their favourite spots are, and in sharing at least one or two of our secret spots, help remind ourselves what a special area we have,” he said. Every month, GCNews will feature one location as part of Our Favourite Places series. To share yours, contact Cr Baberowski on 5420 8987 or email him at rick.baberowski@sunshinecoast.qld., preferably with a photo and description of your favourite place. For more information about the Coochin Creek camping area, visit the Department of Environment and Resource Management’s website at

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It seems the tradition of preserving age old crafts is alive and well in Glasshouse. This week, we were fortunate to catch up with Landsborough local Judi Tompkins, one of only a handful of individuals across the state actively involved in the craft of traditional rug hooking.

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Rug hooking, which is sometimes mistaken with a much more recent and popular craft known as latch hooking, is both an art and a craft in itself, and is enjoying a quiet resurgence in the craft rooms of a small but growing number of women around the country. With a huge following in the United States and the UK, Judi, who has been rug making seriously for the past few years, said Australians have literally been left out of the loop when it comes to keeping the heritage craft alive. She said the sister craft to quilting originally evolved like most things, out of necessity, in the cold climates of the Northern Hemisphere, where warm floor coverings had an important and practical function. “These handcrafted rugs served not only to beautify the home, but were also a way to recycle scraps of other fabrics and materials, supporting the philosophy of thrift, which ironically is probably one of the main reasons the craft has lost some of its ‘gloss’ over the years,” Judi said. Judi said because the floor coverings were often made from rags or scraps, many of the migrants who brought the skills to this country, didn’t want to be associated with a craft of thrift as they prospered in a new land. Hence, the skills weren’t passed on to their children, and future generations.

But, as fate would have it, Judi, who only arrived in Australia herself in 1989, emigrating from the US, brought not only the knowledge, but the passion of this craft with Judi Tompkins her. “I am of an era where many of the more traditional craft and cooking styles were passed down from my grandmother, and I think it’s sad to see these age old traditions lost to future generations. Judi said the passing down of old traditions was also a valuable way to connect with the younger generation, where the focus had shifted to a dependency on technology. “It’s a great way to spend time with children and grandchildren, and it’s important to encourage interests other than modern technology and sport. Judi is hoping to hold a free rug making demonstration at the Caloundra library if she can generate enough interest. To express an interest in attending a demonstration, sign on at the Caloundra Library site at library.sunshinecoast., or email Judi at For more information on this age old craft, visit Australia’s Traditional Rug Makers and the Australian Rugmakers Guild website at

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No immediate solution for damage to our iconic mountains By Greg Brown

Representatives from the Glasshouse Mountains Advancement Network (GMAN), the Trail Runners Association of Queensland (TRAQ), National Parks Association of Queensland (NPAQ), Councillor Rick Baberowski, and others met recently with Steven Dickson MP, Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing, Andrew Powell, to discuss damage and erosion in National Parks areas as a result of trail bike and four wheel drive activities.

Cliff Schnick, President of GMAN said that their concerns were about the increasing damage being done to the local environment. “The damage caused, risks threatened flora and fauna habitat, as well as the soil damage and erosion, much of which inevitably washes downstream into the Pumicestone Passage, an already deteriorating waterway,” said Cliff. The meeting, also attended by Paul Donatiu, Executive Coordinator of the National Parks Association of Queensland, established that trail bike riders in National Parks were of greatest concerns, but that four wheel drives were also becoming a serious issue. Despite environmental concerns shared by many, Mr Dickson said the state government was serious about implementing their policy of opening up national parks to more uses. “We will do anything needed to boost the tourism potential of the area. “We will be implementing a process to assess the values of the parks in the system and changing their classifications if needed.” The government is also working to facilitate the

set up of multi-use facilities for activities such as trail bike riding and four wheel driving. “We have been working on establishing one such location between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, and another between the Sunshine Coast and Maryborough,” said the Minister. Mr Dickson said there would be an announcement on these in the near future. In the meantime, the National Heritage listed mountains we all love are being damaged, and in some locations, almost beyond repair. It was what went unsaid at the meeting may also end up cost the region dearly. The Minister gave no solutions for better policing of the illegal activities. The idea of an identification system for trail bikes was put into the ‘politically too hard basket’. No commitments were given by either Minister to increase signage, awareness or community education. And nothing was said about actually repairing the existing environmental damage. The destruction and illegal trail bike activity is also risking an iconic internationally recognised local event – the Glasshouse trail runs. Ian Javes, Trail Runners Association of Queensland and the organiser of the event since 1990, has had enough. “The damage caused by trail bikes is making the events almost impossible to continue with. “If something isn’t done to stop the problems, I’m afraid that the runs may have to be abandoned,” said Ian. Mr Dickson showed his concern at the prospect, but reiterated that funding was a problem. “There is no money to throw at these problems,” he said. According to Paul Donatiu, National Parks Association, research suggests that there is a lack of short walks for National Park visitors.


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“People have told us that there aren’t enough short walks where people can have a look at something wonderful. We have these iconic and spectacular places, but we don’t have short trails where day visitors can get to see them,” he said. Both Mr Dickson and Mr Powell agreed that there was definitely a need for more short walks locally. “We already have a few great short walks locally, but there is definitely room for more. And maybe we also need to promote the existing ones a little better as well,” Mr Powell said. Subsequently, Cliff Schnick said that while GMAN considered that the meeting had created a positive connection with the Ministers on the issue of developing and promoting relevant and appropriate activities in our National Parks areas, it was disappointing to find that less than 24 hours later, Minister Dickson announced that 875,000 hectares of National Parks would have their status rescinded and be opened up to logging and grazing. “This together with recent announcements of opening up commercial opportunities within national parks should ring some warning bells. “While GMAN continues to pursue the establishment of more trails, tracks and park facilities, approaches to do so are being confused and frustrated by the Minister’s retrograde announcements,” said Cliff.

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This year’s Charity Sports Day will be held on Saturday, August 25 at the Beerwah Sportsground and will feature some terrific new attractions.

Local Peachester resident, Cameron Hermansen (pictured) and friend Aaron Guthrie, will give a display of aerial trick riding from the Freestyle Moto-cross team. Cameron and Aaron will be scheduled for two shows during the day, so make sure you don’t miss it. Also this year, the Ute Muster has been widened to a ‘Show and Shine’ event to cater for anyone and everyone who wants to show their own vehicle whether it be a sedan, a ute, a hot-rod, a street car or whatever. There will be classes for all vehicles in 15 categories plus people’s choice with trophies for winners of categories. So polish up the car and drive it along to the Show. Enquiries to Brian Moffat 0428 711 357. As usual, a large turnout of horses is expected for all classes of horse events and the dog utejumping competition is on again; with novelty athletics, face painting, and a pet parade among the many activities for children.

All the usual stalls will be there, including luscious home-made cakes, jams and chutneys with fresh local produce also available, and in particular, the strawberry pavlovas are always eagerly snapped up. You won’t go hungry as there will be a barbecue lunch and dinner, sandwiches, tea and coffee, cold drinks etc. Sid the Seagull will be handing out free sample bags to children and the Australia Zoo Croc Cruiser will be organising activities. The Ragged Band Morris Dancers will re-appear this year to frighten the horses and everyone else with traditional English Morris mayhem. The Raggies dance Border Morris, an ancient fertility rite designed to frighten away evil spirits, and bring good luck and good harvest to the village. With tatter-coats and bells on their legs, they will be one of the noisier acts at this year’s Beerwah Charity Sports Day. So make it a day for the whole family – you’ll enjoy every moment. Remember all proceeds go to Cancer Council Queensland. Enquiries to Bruce Page on 5494 9557.


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The future use of the Mooloolah Pool has been put into doubt when the current lease between Sunshine Coast Council and Education Queensland expires later this year.

GCNews has been contacted by a concerned parent who said there were rumours that the pool would be closed to public access once the current agreement comes to an end in November. Mooloolah State School principal Michele Brown said under current arrangements, the public had access to the pool before and after school hours. “Currently, the arrangement between Council and Education Queensland allows for public use before and after school, however the pool is primarily used by the students of Mooloolah State School and surrounding local schools for swimming lessons in term one and four,” Ms Brown said.

She said the school was hopeful of a similar outcome when a new agreement is struck later this year. “Our hope is that the pool can continue to be shared by the school and the community,” she said. A Sunshine Coast Council spokesperson said the current lease between Education Queensland and Sunshine Coast Council for outside school hours use of the Mooloolah pool for the community expires in November 2012. “Council is continuing discussions with Education Queensland and Mooloolah State School about ongoing community access to the pool beyond November 2012,” the spokesperson said. The spokesperson said further information will be available in the near future as discussions between Council and Education Queensland progress.

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Gowinta Farms handed a lifeline In a sign of faith, administrators have handed Gowinta Farms a lifeline that will allow the company to continue trading, following a meeting with creditors last week. Administrators, Rodgers Reidy Chartered Accountants, agreed to a Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA), which will allow the existing management to continue running the company, but to be overseen in the short term by the administrators. Gowinta Farms director Len Smith said he would like to thank everyone who had been understanding and supportive during the process. “We are relieved with the result that has been achieved and we will endeavour to work closely with those that are still willing to trade and support us in the future,” Len said.

Mooloolah Valley Sports Club future in balance The Mooloolah Valley Sports Club on Connection Road, Glenview has been closed since the club went into liquidation, with large debts owing to a range of creditors, including local businesses. As a result, the property was forced to sale through an expression of interest process instigated by the appointed liquidators – Morton’s Solvency Accountants. With the expression of interest period ending on June 28, the future of the club is now in the hands of the property agents –McGee’s Property. At the time of publication, GCNews understands that Morton’s are in the process of finalising their assessment of the expressions of interested received. A spokesperson for Morton’s said that they were in the process of signing a contract of sale with one of the interested parties. The spokesperson said that they expect a contract will be signed in about one week, and that a report will be made available to creditors, possibly in August. In the meantime, anxious locals are left waiting for the return of a favourite entertainment setting, casual dining venue and local meeting spot. One local former club member said that he just wants to know what’s going to happen. “It’s been going on for so long. We just want to know one way or the other,” he said. And that’s a sentiment probably shared by many in the community.


“We are understanding of criticism and animosity that has arisen from this and will in time, if allowed, to repair any damage that has been caused.” Len said he was disappointed by false and misleading information that had been circulating in the local community. “I am all for criticism, but totally opposed to lies,” he said. “We have high standards set for ourselves and the business going forward as we always have, and are prepared to do all it takes to keep our reputation intact.”

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Mooloolah’s Jane Shamrock took out the annual USC Three Minute Thesis competition, beating Academic Jane Shamrock, from Mooloolah six fellow early-career researchers from diverse fields to win the final The funding will help with travel expenses as and the $1,000 prize. She will compete in Ms Shamrock returns to a remote community in the 2012 Australian and New Zealand thesis East Timor in mid-August to start a month of competition later this year. field work. Ms Shamrock, who became an academic two “My research will be from and about people who years ago when she joined USC as a Lecturer in don’t normally have a voice,” she said. “I’ll take Occupational Therapy, used her three minutes to digital cameras and ask these people to record outline her upcoming project to examine the daily things they find significant. I can use those lives and needs of people with disabilities in East photos as the basis for discussion for research.” Timor. Her goal is to complete her PhD research so it She first visited the country in 1974 and has can assist western governments in planning aid returned there regularly over the past 10 years to programs for disadvantaged countries. do both paid and volunteer work. “There is a lot of aid available but there are still “I’m excited about my research and I’m so huge problems of poverty in East Timor, and surprised and delighted to win this award,” she people with disabilities have additional needs,” said. she said.

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Celebrate National Tree Day This weekend, on Saturday, July 28, the Mooloolah Community Centre is hosting a free event to celebrate National Tree Day. There will be free trees to giveaway, kid’s activities, information about native trees and wildlife, and a free sausage sizzle.

After gloomy predictions weatherwise the sun beamed brightly on the happy Chappy golfers as they meandered around Beerwah Golf Course last Sunday.

An initiative of Planet Ark, National Tree Day is Australia’s biggest community tree planting and nature care event. Now in its 17th year, National Tree Day has seen over 2.5 million volunteers plant more than 16 million Members of Mooloolah Community Centre are ready native trees, shrubs and for National Tree Day celebrations on Saturday grasses. Mooloolah Community Centre coordinator Renee Grant said they were thrilled to be supporting National Tree Day. “We believe that this is a valuable program that links the community with the environment in a fun and interactive way,” Renee said. “We’d also like to acknowledge the organisations that have assisted us for this event; Sunshine Coast Council, Unity Water, Witjuti Grub and the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.” The event kicks off from 9.30am - 1.00pm. Both the Community Op Shop and Community Garden will also be open on the day. Everyone is welcome, so come down and join us and see why life is better with trees! The Mooloolah Community Centre is located at 43 Bray Road Mooloolah. For more information see or contact the centre on 5494 7822 or 0400 685 685.

Congratulations to Justin Rummery and his team from the Pump House who were the outright winners of the perpetual Chappy Golf Day Trophy and also to the local Beerwah Supa IGA Team headed by Neil Crook who were runners up. This was fitting as Supa IGA Beerwah have been proud sponsors of this event for many years. Thanks to our sponsors who got behind us: Beerwah Supa IGA, Stream Financial, National Construction Management, Interlux Projects, Network Communications, Armesto's Transport, Beerwah Self-Storage, The Pump House (Beerwah), Streamline Trimming & Upholstery, Andrew Powell MP, Beerwah State High School, Glasshouse Design & Manufacturing, and Dental Excel (Beerwah). High School Chaplain Mike Turner said, "everything ran smoothly and I have a great team to thank for that." He also praised John Kemp, Ross Horne and Lyn from Rotary for cooking up a fantastic lunch! Mike also wanted to thank organiser Warwick Moody and wife Sherryl. "Special thanks for putting on another great event, everyone I spoke to on the day loved it, and many said that they were coming back in 2013."

Neil Crook and Mike Turner were pleased with the results of last weekend's annual Chappy golf day

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From the Schools

Commonwealth Bank donates to Peachester school’s kitchen garden Peachester State School’s community garden refurbishment program got a welcome boost last week, with a donation of some much-needed gardening supplies from the Beerwah branch of the Commonwealth Bank. The donation to the school was part of the Commonwealth Bank’s centenary celebrations. Beerwah branch manager Patricia Shaw was on hand to present the school with their donation. “This is a fantastic initiative that has enabled us to make a difference to our local community. We look forward to another 100 years of supporting the Lleyton McMurtrie, Erin Hatcher and Jade communities in which we Cameron-Geerse with Rochelle and Patty from the operate,” she said. Commonwealth Australia Bank, and Peachester Peachester school principal school principal Rosemarie Hodder Rosemarie Hodder said the school was grateful for the new supplies. “We wish to extend our gratitude to Commonwealth Bank Beerwah branch for providing us with this gift. It is a great indication of their sense of community and will be very well received.” The school’s kitchen garden is nearly complete, with lessons being prepared to show students how to cook and prepare their garden produce and also share in the tastes of their garden.

Giraffes can’t dance, but Glenview students can!

The Prep, Year 1 and Year 2 students from Glenview State School recently performed a story / dance based on the book, 'Giraffes Can't Dance.' They showcased their understanding of different cultures through movement, dance and storytelling. The students were dressed in costume and couldn't wait to show their parents what they had been learning from the Cuban Cha Cha to the English Galopede to the Heel and Toe Polka. At least 100 parents and friends turned up to watch the splendour and were amazed at the polished performance of the children as young as Prep through to Year 2. The teachers were very proud of their students and could see the growth from the beginning to the final performance.


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What range of services does your club offer? Hinterland Boxing Club provides indoor and outdoor group boxing fitness. Our service provides clients with health and fitness benefits that are a lifestyle for people that want to lose weight, tone up and improve their overall wellbeing. Our boxing training caters for all ages and fitness levels, with agility and flexibility the key elements of the training. How long have you been running Hinterland Boxing Club? The club was launched last month. I am a former elite level heavy weight Amateur Boxing champion having represented Queensland and Australia, and taken out both the state and national Golden Glove titles. My career has spanned over 10 years and includes captaining the Australian Indigenous team in 2007 and the Queensland team in 2008. I am an Australian Sports Commission accredited boxing coach, and have been training my son and another local boy, Bryce Rosenlund, for the past 16 months. What sets the club apart? At Hinterland Boxing Club, I offer multiple training options that are all personally tailored, including small group training, corporate training and one on one sessions. These involve team building and creating a healthy body and mind, to help achieve a healthy work life balance. Competition training is also available for those individuals who are serious and committed, and would like to box competitively. Training is held at the Glasshouse Mountains Community Hall on Monday and Thursday from 5.45pm, and Tuesday and Wednesday from 5.45am, and 7.00am on Saturday at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club. Contact Stephen on 0418 764 547 or email

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You are never too old to learn! So it’s great to see new dance classes for adults in Landsborough. The classes are being run by The Free Spirit Dance and Music School and will offer belly dancing and samba. No need to worry if you can’t convince your other half to join in, you don’t need to bring a partner along to participate. The dance school is run by volunteers on behalf of The Free Spirit Dance and Music Foundation, which supports the wellbeing and welfare of children and animals. Give them a call on 0423 333 280 or online at Beerwah Photographics owner Ilia Starkovsky has decided that as of the end of August he will semi-retire and close down his shop on 48 Simpson Street. He won’t be giving up photography and will still be available for weddings, portraits, and commercial photography, as well as photographic courses and his digital restoration service. He will be working from his home in Glass House Mountains, and will provide a personal pickup and delivery service. His huge database of over 5,000 images of archived customer jobs, are computerised and will be available by name and accessible for reprint. After August Ilia's new contact number will be 0407 030 432. The Lookout Café at Glass House Mountains is now being run by three lovely ladies Rochelle, Elise and Noelene who are keen to share their picture perfect café with locals and visitors. Since taking over just over a month ago they have already made a number of changes, including now opening seven days a week, from 9.00am – 3.00pm on weekdays and then 9.00am – 4.00pm on the weekends. They have already impressed their local customers with some great homemade sweet treats along with their breakfast and lunch menus. See their ad on page 19 for their special for locals; a free drink with every food purchase.











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Community Group Updates Rotary Club of Glasshouse Mountains Inc Contributed by Ursula Starkovski

It was the13th Annual Changeover Night with Trevor Taylor, District Governor Nominee 2013-14 who introduced the guests attending this year’s function held at the Beerwah Hotel. The Annual Changeover Night is the BIG event in any Rotary Club. The current president hands over the reins to the President elect for the next 12 months. The incoming president invites guests and friends to share this important event with him. Our Rotary Club’s big night was attended by the District Governor Elect 2012-13, Dai Mason and his lovely wife Sue. Also in attendance were Helen Fox, Assistant Governor, Win Fowles, representative of the University of the Sunshine Coast Community Fund, our very own past President Pat Green and her husband Tony, Graham Leach and wife Barbara, Charter President of the Kawana Waters Club as well as 55 other members and friends of Rotary. The guests enjoyed not just good food and great fellowship but also witnessed the presentation of numerous annual donations to different local organisations, like the Cystic Fibrosis, Rural Firebrigades, Historical Society Peachester, Cancer Council Australia and of course the Chaplaincy Fund. Our long standing Treasurer Sue Schlapa received a Certificate of Appreciation for the fantastic job she has done over the past few years, and a further four attendees received the John and Pat Wagner – Service to Cystic Fibrosis, Oskar and Suzan Schlapa – Years of Rotary. Incoming President John Kemp addressed the guests and pointed out that this year’s Motto from Rotary President John Kemp with District Governor elect International is ‘Peace through Dai Mason and past president, Klaus Schiemann Service’.

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The Beerwah Sports Grounds Contributed by Joy Hodgens

Sport played a very important part in the busy lives of our early settlers. John Simpson, mine host at Coochin Creek Hotel from the 1880s, had vivid youthful memories of the ‘Gas Light Sports’ held adjacent to his parents’ Redbank Inn and he continued this tradition at Coochin. An oval was built over the road from Coochin Hotel and sports were held regularly. At one of these days, John’s wife, a short heavily built woman, lifted her skirts and out-sprinted the lot. Tug-o-wars, wood chops and horse events were popular. These chops must have been among the first in Queensland. The ant bed cricket pitch was regarded as one of the best in the area and John Simpson had a free shout wager going for any batsman who could hit a ball over the pub roof. The oval was referred to as ‘the Green’ when cricket was being played. With the coming of the railway, closer settlement took place around the township of Beerwah. A new oval took shape on a reserve at the rail end of Slaughteryard Road (now Roberts Road), and cricket and football teams played competitively. Sports days were held annually. They were huge social events where the whole district turned out. Ladies’ nail driving, broom throwing, hop, step and jump, vaulting, long and high jump, wood-chopping, crosscut sawing and novelty races were usually on the program. Foot races were of special interest and stakes were high. The men took it seriously, many lining up in the running gear of the day. This could include a running singlet, full length tights under a hand sewn pair of satin shorts, and even a pair of running shoes. Horse racing was keenly followed, there being a number of racetracks in the area. Surprisingly, trots were held as well. As a young girl, Grace Hodgens accompanied her father to the sports ground to train his trotters Bon Ton and Stella. At one time the sports ground was also used for greyhound racing. Family records show that the Simpsons raced greyhounds there in the 1920s and 1930s and possibly later. A snared possum was stuffed and used as a lure. Activated by a sewing machine wheel, the lure was wound in ahead of the racing greyhounds. The sports ground is now used for a variety of sporting events, including the annual Charity Sports which started in 1971 with a program based on the old-time sports. While the modern Charity Sports includes a much bigger program, it has retained the spirit of the old sports days, and encourages the community to turn out for a day at the Beerwah Sports Ground.

William Simpson and his son Bill with their greyhounds at the back of the hotel in Simpson Street, early 1920s

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You Said It Letters to the Editor Letters are printed at the discretion of the editor, Lea Parkes and her policy is to include letters which focus on issues and are not about personally attacking other people. For a letter to be considered for printing it must be accompanied by the name, address and phone number of the sender. Anonymous letters will not be printed. Preference is given to letters under 300 words. Letters may be edited to make them more readable, but the meaning will not be changed. Regular correspondents will be limited to alternate issues to give everyone a chance to have their say. Letters must meet the Friday 12.00noon deadline. Views expressed in the 'You said it' page are those of the writer - and not this publication. Please send your letters to or fax to 5438 7446.

Speed Dip On our regular trips down the Peachester Range road, we noticed a spot that could be referred to as a ‘Speed Dip’ rather than ‘Speed Bump’. It’s occurred at a spot where one of those pipes were installed across the road to drain water and it appears to be sinking. Could our local member, Andrew Powell please investigate this problem and get it repaired before people and cars suffer severe damage? Name Supplied, Peachester

Blissful local dining spot Our daughter recently visited from interstate and we took her to dinner on her last night to ‘Bombay Bliss’ in Simpson Street – Beerwah. What a gem of a place and we do hope the people of Beerwah realise how lucky they are to have such a quality restaurant to dine at. The staff were friendly and helpful, the atmosphere was great and the food was superb. Top marks to this venue. Name Supplied, Peachester

Thanks The Beerwah-Peachester Womens' Auxiliary would like to thank all those involved with our recent Book and Plant Stall. This includes people who donated time, goods and muscle and of course patrons. We hope you found a bargain! Margaret Rouhan, Beerwah-Peachester RSL Women's Auxiliary

Climate change sceptics Climate change deniers and sceptics can always find names of scientists and/or little known ‘research groups’ to back their claims, but seldom quote any of the tens of thousands of world renowned scientists who have published their research for decades, to enable peer review by other scientists who are carrying out research without biased financial backing. Sceptics however take notice of the recent findings of American scientists who have made the following findings of fact as follows:In the period 1960-1980, incidents of extreme heat were balanced by similar numbers of extreme cold incidents. Then in the period to 2005, extreme heat events were double the extreme cold events. However in the period to 2011, extreme heat events were 11 times greater than extreme cold events. Also NASA has officially discounted solar flares etc., as having any significant connection with the proven heating of our planet, although there are those who claim the earth's temperature is not increasing despite every credible measurement. Retsel, Landsborough

Police Boys Club needed I was devastated to learn about the wanton destruction of Skippy Park. My guess is bored young adults were the culprits. I have long thought this area needs a Police Boys Club to teach boys how to box. Venue? Perhaps the building adjacent to the library in Beerwah or the AFL Building in Tunnel Ridge Road. Funding? Apply now for community grants for up to $2,000 from Sunshine Coast Council. If every family in the area donated a gold coin, this project could be up and running. I am sure with Police support there would be some retired ‘PUGS’ who would help with the training. Look what the PCYC did to turn Jeff French around and help make him a world champion? There are sponsors out there like Everhard, Nike, Puma etc etc. There could be guest speakers like SLSC, Greening Australia, Defensive Driving, film nights, maybe the RSL would agree to take them to the venue. The Federal Government is spending thousands on letting the public know about the small amount they have given needy families for carbon tax. Forget that ad and replace it with ‘do you know where your children are tonight?’ If this project is to get started the public must liaise with the Police and form a committee. Please let me know what you think. Sylvia Rice, Landsborough

We need answers from council I would like to know when the council is going to do something about erecting a suitable bus shelter for the children of Mooloolah. Many school buses collect children in the morning and drop them off every afternoon at the Mooloolah Park - Beerwah High, Glasshouse Country Christian College, Meridan College, Unity College, Nambour High, Caloundra High just to name a few. It is shameful that on rainy days these children are huddled outside the toilets awaiting their buses. Not next to the toilets or beside the toilets but at the entrance of the toilets! Seriously it’s disgusting! Rates keep going up and yet the work being done in our township is remiss. What about the eyesore of the unfinished path on Mooloolah Connection Road from the Old Gympie Road toward town? What’s with that? Will it ever be finished and why is it taking so long? Any answers would be appreciated! Sam Mooloolah

Maleny High School 25th Celebrations This year marks the 25th anniversary of the opening of Maleny State High School at its present site. At that time and for the first few years of operation, many students from Landsborough, Beerwah, Glass House, Beerburrum and surrounding areas attended the school. Past students and staff are invited to come along, catch up and reminisce at the school on the afternoon of Saturday, September 1, from 3.00pm. There will be a barbecue meal and drinks for sale, together with guided tours and an exhibition of memorabilia. In the evening, the school students will be performing in the annual ‘Arts Exposed’ which is guaranteed to be entertaining. The school hopes that past students will contact their friends and make it a great reunion. Paul Tarbuck Maleny High School P&C

Welcome back We would like to extend a very warm welcome back to Ron and Cheryl of Beerwah Bakery after their hard earned and well deserved break. We have really missed the best bread this side of the Black Stump along with all their other fine fare. Look forward to hearing of your travels; we have certainly missed you both. The De-Rangees Peachester

Super Strawberry Results Round 3 Dave Buckland from Coochin Creek Co-op is the honorary steward looking after the Super Strawberry Competition this year. Dave reports that Warren McWilliams has the leading entry this week at 155 grams. Congratulations Warren, same weight as last week, but a good effort, and there are still five rounds to go. This competition is not just for the big strawberry growers. Back-yard farmers and gardeners with a passion for strawberries could be at an advantage in a situation like this,




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where you need to take a personal interest in each plant. In fact we have reliable advice that a member of the Charity Sports Committee is carefully nurturing a potted strawberry plant, confident that it will come through with an entry. Round 4 will close at 5.00pm next Friday, July 27 at the Coochin Creek Fruitgrowers' Co-op. Each weekly winner receives a six-pack from the Beerwah Hotel; and don’t forget that ‘you have to be in it to win it!’

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It was great to see Premier Newman recently announce his plan to release six monthly progress reports on the implementation of the Government's action items and set out delivery targets for the future. This shows Queenslanders that the Newman Government really is serious about getting our State back on track. There will be direct benefits to the people of Glass House, including improved access for families, bee keepers and tourism operators to national parks and a reduction in class permits by 50 per cent, the amalgamation of South East Queensland Bulk Water Entities and the start of construction of the long awaited Sunshine Coast University Hospital. The full list of all 149 actions can be viewed online at

Lions Mountain View Challenge in Maleny

Lions Maleny are holding their annual ‘Mountain View Challenge’ on Sunday, August 5 from 7.30am at the Maleny Showgrounds. A free sausage sizzle will be held on the day for entrants. Phone Phil Holmes 5478 6262 or Mike Foale 0409 942 436 for more information.

From Mark McArdle State member for Caloundra. Phone: 5491 2780 Quite often I am contacted by residents of the Caloundra electorate who have transport concerns. These vary from locations of bus stops to bus routes themselves being inadequate. This week my office has received an email from council asking for assistance to encourage people to give feedback (by way of a survey on Councils website) regarding a trial bus service that has been operating in the area. Funded by Councils Public Transport Levy, the current trial servicing Beerwah and Landsborough connects with QTransport services. I would encourage any users of the Council funded bus service to log onto their website and complete the survey. This is a great initiative from the council to support existing services. Quite often people who contact my office will say ‘I have never contacted a politician before.’ I would encourage everyone to get in contact with their local representatives for assistance and if we cannot help you directly we can certainly put you in touch with people who can. I like to hear from people, so I am kept informed about what are the important issues. My office is open from 8.00am until 4.30pm Monday to Friday and I am frequently in and around the hinterland. I can come and see you if you cannot come to me. My office number is 5491 2780.

Caloundra Aerodrome leases to be extended

There has been some good news for the businesses operating at the Caloundra Aerodrome who wanted to extend their leases. The State Government had agreed to extend these leases without going to tender. The Minister for Local Government David Crisafulli had approved that current lessees at Caloundra Aerodrome will not need to go to tender to extend their leases. I congratulate the Minister on moving quickly to resolve this issue after years of inaction by the former Labor Government. Despite only recently receiving the application, the new Minister for Local Government had acted expeditiously. In late 2009, the former State Government said the Aerodrome would not be moving, which provided some security. I'd like to thank all the community minded-champions who have fought for years to use the aerodrome for future economic growth in aviation – an area outside what would normally be associated with the Sunshine Coast. The lessees finally have a chance to get long-term leases and plan for a long-term future, especially for their employees. Full details of the decision will soon be with the Council.

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You can make a real difference to the lives of leukaemia patients by answering a knock at your door or online until July 27 and giving generously to the Leukaemia Foundation’s friendly volunteer collectors. This year’s Doorknock Appeal is also running online at www. so if you miss the knock at the front door you can jump online and still make that vital donation. You will also find more information there about the appeal and what the Foundation has to offer patients. The Foundation hopes to raise $1.2 million from the appeal to support blood cancer

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WILD DANCE FITNESS CLASSES with Ang! One of the 1st Instructors in Qld since '09 T. 5419 0244 BEERWAH Thursdays 7.30pm ELIMBAH Fridays 7.15pm & 8.15pm *see website for other classes

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Living Well Stargazer Astrolgy August 2012 with Chirone Witsen

Time for caution, discipline and patience The Full Moon falls in Aquarius on Thursday, August 2, inviting us to find a balance between the personal and the collective, focusing on integrating our individual relationship needs with our dreams and visions for humanity as a whole. With Mars approaching Saturn at this Full Moon, be prepared to be cautious, disciplined and patient around accomplishing tasks and taking action mid-month – there could be considerable frustration for about a week as Saturn slows down our enthusiasm and asks us to act responsibly. This energy will be particularly strong on Wednesday, August 15, when they are conjunct. Venus moves into Cancer on Tuesday, August 7, bringing a nurturing, emotional quality to our

What is Lewy Body Disease? Contributed by Linda Morse relating after the outgoing bubbliness of Venus in Gemini. This is a much quieter energy, where feelings and emotional tuning-in become more important than words between partners and friends. Mercury goes direct on Wednesday, August 8, after its three week retrograde period. All the recent problems with communications, double-bookings, missed appointments and technological difficulties should ease now – that is, until the next Mercury retrograde which starts November 7. The New Moon falls in Leo on Saturday, August 18, in the early hours of the morning at 1.54am. This is a perfect time to re-energise and revitalise. Leo is a fire sign, which is full of passion and enthusiasm for life, with a natural warmth and generosity of spirit. Wherever this New Moon falls in your chart, this is the area of your life that will receive a boost of new energy and vitality. If your birthday is close to this date, this is the beginning of a significant new cycle for you, especially with respect to your sense of self and your purpose in life.

copyright © 2012 Chirone Witsen All rights reserved Chirone is a counselling astrologer based at Mt Mellum near Landsborough. For details of consultations, astrology courses and an extended version of this New Moon update, visit her website, email or ring her on 5494 8852 or 0421 814 459.

Capture the spirit of the countryside with photographic competition This year the organisers of the Beerwah Charity Sports Photography competition have included a new class: Rural Australia - Commemorating the year of the farmer, entries to depict any aspect of non-urban life or scenery capturing the spirit of the Australian countryside. The competition has a total of eight classes with entry forms now available from: The Beerwah Photo-Lab, Maleny Newsagency, plus the

August at the Beerwah Library with Dell Simpson

Wednesday, August 8, 2.00pm iPad for business: save yourself time and money Learn which apps will streamline your business processes, saving you time and money, and discover innovative ways to improve your business using the ipad. Bookings essential. Monday, August 13, 3.30pm Tools for School Need help finding resources or research materials for your homework? Having problems with maths and need a tutor? Come in and find out what resources Sunshine Coast Libraries have to help you with even the toughest assignments and homework. Grades 7+ Bookings essential. Wednesday, August 22, 2.00pm Learn to cook Japanese food Demi from ‘Successful Healthy Eating’ demonstrates, Japanese cooking, promoting healthy eating and easy cooking methods. www. There will be a tasting at the end (noodle soup). Bookings essential. JP Service A free Justice of the Peace (JP) service is available at Beerwah library on Mondays and Thursdays 10.00am -12.30pm. Want more from life? • Relax and reconnect in the library space - bring a coffee! We have newspapers and magazines too!

pharmacies at Landsborough, Beerwah and Glass House. The competition closes at 3.00pm on Friday, August 24, with judging to take place at the Charity Sports on Saturday, August 25. All monies raised from the competition, together with money raised from the charity sports, go to the Queensland Cancer Council for use in helping fund vital research.

• Join or start a book club. • Find support for study - great place to study if you like a bit of activity around you and we can show you some great resources. • Travelling – look for our travel guides and audio books (great for the car!) • Ebooks are available for loan without even visiting the library. • On the go and need to connect? Free WiFi and computers at the library. And our regular sessions • Baby Rhyme Time is held every Monday at 10.30am for infants aged birth to one year. • Story Time for Toddlers is held every Tuesday at 10.30am for children aged one to five years. Computer Help on a variety of topics, such as Introduction to Internet, Gmail and Skype, Computer Basics, How to download eBooks, What is an iPad, Facebook and Buy and sell online? Bookings are essential. Contact your library on 1300 5427 27 or visit us at 25 Peachester Road. Find us on Facebook, Flickr and Twitter! Dell, Amanda and Staff at Beerwah Library For all information and things library, please visit us at 25 Peachester Road or visit us online at http://library. Beerwah Library (phone 5494 0221) Opening Hours Monday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm Tuesday 9.00am to 6.30pm

Wednesday 9.00am to 5.30pm Saturday 9.00am to 3.00pm

Twelve months ago my dad was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia / Disease. Like 95 per cent of the population I had never heard of Lewy Body. If someone mentioned dementia I immediately thought of Alzheimer’s. Lewy Body Disease (LBD) is thought to be the second most common, yet the most misdiagnosed and least known, of the 80+ identified dementias. It is not simply a disease of the elderly and can affect people in their late 30’s. More men than women appear to suffer from LBD, it is an urban myth that dementia is a natural part of aging. LBD is a degenerative and progressive brain disease. LBD has core distinguishing features and these include dementia; hallucinations: seeing or hearing things that are not really present; cognitive fluctuations: unpredictable changes in concentration and attention; Parkinsonlike symptoms: rigidity or stiffness, shuffling gait, tremor, bradykinesia, severe sensitivity to neuroleptics (medications used to treat hallucinations), and REM Sleep Behavior Disorder. Education and awareness are essential, as there are medical practitioners and health care providers who are unaware of, or have limited knowledge of this disease. Discovered in 1912, in 1996 Lewy Body dementia was acknowledged as a separate disease. Early and accurate diagnosis is important as LBD patients may react differently than Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s patients to medication. A variety of drugs, including anticholinergics and some antiparkinsonian and antipsychotic medications can worsen LBD symptoms. A support group is available for caregivers and suffers of LBD on Facebook page @ Lewy Body Support Group Sunshine Coast or our web page; On September 15, there will be a Dementia Awareness Day at the Landsborough S A Hall, featuring guest speakers, static displays, information and entertainment and market from 8.00am - 2.00pm. We also can provide an experienced speaker who is happy to speak to groups or care facilities about Lewy Body Disease. For further information call Linda 0413 009 840.

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Seven Secrets Pizza

Dine In

with Lea Parkes

Well one year on and Kaylene Sullian and her family have come a long way in learning the secrets to creating the perfect pizza – with a light and crispy crust and great tasting toppings. When I caught up recently with Kaylene she said when they first opened, they were just so busy which she described as being ‘smashed by customer’ and while they were really still finding their feet, they were not producing the consistently high standard that they are now. One of the main changes they’ve made follows Kaylene and her son Bradleys’ attendance to a weekend ‘Pizza University Workshop’ in Sydney, put on by an Italian company who make the fabulous Moretti Forni pizza ovens. Another change has been creating a team of people who work well together; everyone who

works there is either family or family friends, which Kaylene reckons makes for a really strong and motivated team who enjoy working together. They have an excellent range of pizzas and pasta which they complement with regular specials. Currently they are offering a Fire eaters Pizza which sounds a little too hot for my taste buds, I love their Margherita with the basics: tomato, cheese and oregano. Currently 7 Secrets are open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 4.00pm and for lunch, from 12.00noon on Friday and Saturday. There are plans for ‘phase 2’ which will see expanded hours and menu options. They have a great lunch special of $10.00 for a small pizza and a can of drink which

I can confirm is quite popular with a number of people who work at Glass House Mountains – I won’t name names but some of them may just work in the Glasshouse Country News office. If you would like to place a phone order you can check out their menu on the website and to make it even easier for Glass House Mountains customers they’ve recently introduced a delivery service, this has been well received by their loyal and hungry customers (surcharge applies). Phone 5438 7799, they are located in shop 5, 7 Reed Street (next to IGA) in Glass House Mountains.

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The Lookout Cafe

Steve Irwin Way, Glass House Mountains

Phone 5493 0055

Open 7 Days - Mon-Fri 9-3 & Sat and Sun 9-4

Come and enjoy great coffee, great food and great views! On a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mention this ad and you will recieve ONE FREE DRINK with every food purchase!

Enjoy the serenity, the local wildlife and our friendly customer service!

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GOSSIP Open 7 days 7am – 4pm Shop 3 40 Cribb Street Landsborough

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We may now be a little smaller in size, but we still offer friendly, attentive service in comfortable surroundings • Light Savoury Meals • Delicious Cakes & Slices • Excellent Coffee • Beautiful Homewares & Gifts

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Out and About Sundayze series Turner Park was home to ‘Funky Fusions’ last Sunday afternoon when Council organised a free family concert from 2.00pm – 4.00pm. While there might have been some clouds about, the sun stayed shining, and those that went enjoyed some great entertainment! Also enjoying the day out with their families were some very relaxed four legged friends.




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Indiah (5) of Beerwah was keen to get into the funky spirit of the day 2 Di Jenkin, Di Stormer and Sue Story made the most of the sunshine and entertainment 3 Ben, Busta and Louise with Corey, Melissa and Oscar chillin’ out 4 The Watson Family of Peachester, Kevin, Kym, and Hayden and Morgan shared the day with a visitor from Golden Beach – Marsha Brown 5 These groovy local girls got into the rhythm of the afternoon Kyara (7), Bella (7) and Cassi (10) 6 Lesley and John Beattie of Beerwah looking forward to back to back performances 7 Rhonda and Ron Bekker with their gorgeous girl Abby visiting from Golden Beach




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Things 2 Do

Mooloolah Performing Our Arts Off

Funfest at Glasshouse Country Christian College Funfest is on at Glasshouse Country Christian College, Roberts Road, Beerwah from 11.00am - 4.00pm on Saturday, August 4. Funfest has something for everyone. With rides, market stalls - including plant, cake and craft stalls, auctions, great food and even better coffee, Funfest is sure to be a great family day out. We have entertainment running all day. From Alma Park Zoo critters and hula-hooping workshops to music from local acts, Super Dads and Spilt Milk, there is sure to be something to delight. Our rides this year are: Dodgem Cars, Laser Tag, Simulator, Mechanical Bull, Jumping Castle, Giant Slide, Chair-O-Plane and Tea Cup ride. All day unlimited Ride Passes are only $25.00 if pre-purchased or $32.00 if purchased on the day. Ride Bands can be pre-purchased online at www. or by contacting the school on 5439 0033. We also have some amazing auction items up for grabs, over $8,000 worth of items. What a great way to grab a bargain! All proceeds go to the Glasshouse Country Christian College P&F Association. Please ‘Like’ Funfest 2012 on Facebook for further information or phone Tina on 0409 266 073.

Landsborough State School Open Day Landsborough State School Open Day is on Wednesday, August 8 from 9.30am – 10.30am. The school is inviting prospective parents, current families and community members to come and witness activities that students participate in on a typical day. It is an opportunity to view the whole school in action and to meet teachers and students. If you have a child due to start Prep next year, bring them along to share the exciting things which happen daily at Landsborough State School.

Free iPad for business sessions at Beerwah library Small business owners can learn how to save time and money by booking into free iPad for Business sessions at library locations across the region throughout August. The iPad for Business sessions, presented by Local Experts in Schools and Computing, will demonstrate how business processes can be streamlined by unravelling the world of apps. With more than 200,000 apps available today, small business owners will learn how the iPad can transform the way they work by eliminating paper-based processes. Use your iPad to edit documents, access files, create invoices and give presentations while in the office or out in the field. The free session will be held at Beerwah Library on Wednesday, August 8, 2.00pm - 3.30pm. To book, contact the library on 1300 LIBRARY.

There is much anticipation as Mooloolah awaits the next ‘Mooloolah Performing Our Arts Off’ night to be held at the community hall on Saturday, August 4. Young talent will be highlighted, with the first hour mainly dedicated to performances by school age and younger performers, followed by other groups and solo acts. Headline performances include Wilderness of Fury and John Arthur Gould and Friends. Event coordinator, Natasha Odgers, said “we want to uncover undiscovered local talent and give new artists confidence in taking the first step to put their creative talents out there.” Acts of all talents and ages can register beforehand or turn up on the night. Audience members can either book seats or just come along. Entry is by donation and everyone is in the running for the lucky door prize. See local photography displayed and have your own creative time in the audience with drawing and games. There will be a cosy kid’s corner plus hot dogs, lamingtons, tea, coffee and soft drinks for sale. The event kicks off from 5.30pm and runs to 9.00pm at the Mooloolah Hall, Bray Road. For more information contact Natasha 0418 720 515 and find the event on Facebook. Don’t miss this great fun-filled night out!

Bamboo Rockets and other local performers will show their talents in Mooloolah. Photographer: Bibi Stanfield

Beerwah Bushdance

Supporting Beerwah & District Kindergarten Bush Caller, Live Music, Licenced Bar, Hot Food, Mega Raffle Kid’s Games, Crazy Hair, Fancy Dress optional Saturday 28th July 2012, Beerwah State School, Time 5pm to 9pm

Great family night out

Proudly supported by

Tickets available from Beerwah Newsagency Call Michelle 0468 528581 for further details

 School open morning unit work displays  Meet the Teachers, Support Staff and Students in their classrooms  Refreshments provided by our Busy Bee Café  Get a feel for the Landsborough way….. Wed 8 August Wed 12 September Wed 24 October

9:30 am -10:30 am 6:00 pm -7:00 pm 9:00 am -10:00 am

Whole School Open Morning Prep Parent Night Step Into Prep Student Session

Enrolment packs online at or Phone 5436 2777

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Community Notices

Victory in the Pacific ceremony

The V.P (Victory in the Pacific) ceremony will be held at the Beerwah RSL Cenotaph on August 15, assembly at 0945hrs, service to commence at 1000hrs. All are welcome to attend.

Glasshouse Mountains Advancement Network (GMAN)

National Tree Day was co-founded by Olivia Newton-John and Planet Ark about 16 years ago. Since then more than 2.8 million volunteers have planted over 17 million native trees, shrubs and grasses. Get your hands dirty for a couple of hours to help our small and special corner of the planet by coming along 8.30am this Sunday, July 29, Glass House Mountains Page Street Bushland Park, followed by morning tea at about 10.30am. Please give us a call on 5438 7118 to register.

Barbershop Singers

The Sunshine Statesmen Barbershop Chorus is looking for new male singers. It is not necessary to have choir experience or to be able to read music. The chorus rehearses from 7.30pm on Wednesday nights at the Buderim Uniting Church Hall, on the corner of King Street and Gloucester Road. So if you like to sing, just come along or ring George McCallan on 5476 6508.

Social gathering for singles

Are you single, between 50-65 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.

Discovering God in our Daily Lives

The Spirituality Support Group invites you to a day of Reflection – ‘Discovering God in our daily lives’. Practical Spirituality - the Ignatian way of engaging with people in their daily lives, presented by

Fr. John Reilly SJ, Director of the Ignatian Spirituality Centre Brisbane. Saturday, August 4, 9.30am for 10.00am - 3.00pm at the Beerwah Catholic Centre, Peachester Road Beerwah. Cost $20.00, bring own lunch to share, tea, coffee and biscuits provided. To book phone 5491 2011.

Are you interested in philosophy?

Do you wish to meet with others of a similar interest? My name is John Pentland and I’ve been teaching philosophy for 40 years. Now retired but will mentor a Practical Philosophy study for interested people. Please contact jpent101@

Raffle results

Glass House RSL Sub Branch Friday, July 13. Lucky Door – orange star 23D – Don I. Meat tray – green spades 66A – Ross. Fruit and veggie tray – black diamond 94B – Rich. Fruit and veggie tray – black diamond 63B – Don. Fruit and veggie tray – black diamond 60B – Charlie.

Jewellery Auction and Lunch

Sunday, August 19 at Peachester Hall, Peachester. Viewing of jewellery and registration from 10.30am, auction commences 12.00noon. Entry including lunch only $12.00. A fundraising event for Cancer Council Queensland. Limited numbers, bookings essential, contact Margarita 5494 9192 or email Bookings close Sunday, August 12.

Sunshine Coast Koala Wildlife Rescue

Our koalas are in a critical state and we are dedicated to making sure they survive. We are a non profit organisation that operates 24 hours a day seven days a week. We rescue sick, orphaned or displaced koalas in all areas. You can ring Ray on 0423 618 740 or Murray on 0431 300 729 and we will collect koalas and take them to the Australian Wildlife Hospital in Beerwah for the correct treatment. Please help us to work to help an Australian icon which is so quickly becoming extinct.

GCNews welcomes contributions from not-for-profit community groups and other local organisations. Please note the editorial deadline is 12.00noon each Friday. If you have missed the deadline your contribution will not be considered for the next edition. For contributions that do meet the deadline, every effort will be made to include them in the next edition, however if we receive more contributions than we

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




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Leaping Lizards playgroup

Tuesdays 10.00am - 12.00noon (during school terms) at the Glasshouse Mountains Neighbourhood Centre (opposite the Post Office). Cost $4.00 per family per week (the cost of a cuppa). First two visits FREE. Playgroup Queensland affiliated, children aged from birth to five years old. Activities include: Inside and outside imaginative play, singing and stories, craft activities, outings and picnics. Contact Clare 0423 253 542 or come along for a visit!


Are you a cancer survivor interested in doing some physical activity? C-Vivor program sponsored by Cancer Council Queensland, encourages activity and connection as a way to improve fitness and quality of life. Contact Clare Howard Regional Cancer Support Co-ordinator 5451 6004. Register your interest in becoming a group member or leader for any physical activity by contacting Cancer Council Queensland HelpLine 13 11 20 or

Pottery Classes

Pottery classes available Mondays and Tuesdays between 9.00am – 1.00pm. Classes are $10.00 per day and held at the ‘Village Pottery’ located within the Caboolture Historical Village, 280 Beerburrum Road, Caboolture. For all enquiries, phone Caboolture Historical Potters Inc: 5498 9933 or President Danny O’Brien on 0409 057 436 or 5495 3304 E-mail:


Brendan Edwards Glasshouse Community Church

Glasshouse Country Uniting Church A Caring Christian Community

Saturday, August 4, 7.30pm - 11.30pm. NV/ OT/M. Music by Commodore, $8.00 includes supper, Monte Carlo raffle and lucky door prize. Great atmosphere, all welcome. Proceeds go to the community hall fund. Enquiries to Aileen 5496 9349.

have space available, then some may be held over until the following week. Priority is given to contributions which are time specific. Please keep contributions to a maximum of 100 words. Contributions may be edited if they are too lengthy and in accordance with the GCNews style guide. For more information about submitting a contribution, email

Glasshouse Country Ministers Fellowship

Over the last couple of weeks I had the privilege of doing some interviews with people who don’t normally attend a church as part of my studies to find out what contemporary Australia thinks of the church today. Generally it seems that many people believe the church has a great role to play in society as we meet the needs of the poor and needy, and also to help in maintaining some moral standards in the community. When asked their opinion of Christians in general, if they knew any, it was quite positive; we’re all pretty easy to get along with. Although there does seem to be a group that profess to be ‘born again’ and these guys are a little too much to handle. Always talking about Jesus at every chance they get, handing out tracts at shopping centers, and their preachers seem to be so pushy about giving money, it’s a real turnoff for the average Aussie. So what does it mean to be ‘born again’? Is it just some spiritual concept taught by some of the more fanatical denominations among us, or is it widely accepted by all believers? In a conversation late at night with a religious

Dance at Glass House Mountains Community Hall

SUNDAY *Beerwah (Peachester Road) 9.00am

teacher named Nichodemus, Jesus said that no one enters the kingdom of God unless he is born again. Being ‘born of the Spirit of God’ is the moment you accept Jesus as your Lord and receive the forgiveness of your sins he offers through the payment he made on your behalf on the cross. In that moment, God’s Spirit will enter you and your spirit is made new or is ‘born again’. So as mad as it sounds, this is the message we must continue to preach, in order that each person may hear the gift that God is offering. Saint Paul explained to his friends in a place called Corinth a couple of thousand years ago: “The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing but to those who are being saved, it is the power of God!” While some of us seem stranger than others, being born again should be the one thing we have in common as Christians. Are you included? Thanks for listening. God bless you as you figure out what’s His message for you and what’s just crazy talk! Brendan

Rev. Ken Goodger - 5491 1866 Local contact Br. John 5439 9130

Glasshouse Country Baptist Church 58 Roberts Rd, Beerwah

Invites you to our Sunday services at 9.00am Enquiries phone 5494 6354


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 RSL Sub Branch Building - Sun 4.30pm

A Wesleyan Methodist Church

Kids Church during service Phone: 0417 757 397 GLASSHOUSE COUNTRY

LUTHERAN CHURCH Reed Street, Glass House Mtns

Sunday Worship and Sunday School 9.00am

Contact 5439 9341 or 5496 9671

Real Estate and Financial Guide Rental demand remains strong The Queensland rental market remained constricted at the midway point of 2012, according to the latest Real Estate Institute of Queensland’s (REIQ) residential rental vacancy rate survey. The REIQ June vacancy rates, compiled from surveying property managers from REIQ accredited agencies across Queensland, shows demand for rental properties is still exceeding supply in many parts of the State. As at the end of June, rental vacancy rates in many areas remained below 3 per cent, which is considered the equilibrium point of rental supply and demand.

“The first three months of the year are generally the busiest in the Queensland rental cycle so we often see vacancy rates particularly low during this period of time,” REIQ CEO Anton Kardash said. “What our latest survey shows us is that demand for rental property remained strong at the end of June with vacancy rates generally remaining tight. “While we are seeing an increase in the number of first home buyers and investors in the sales market, their activity will take some time to flow through to the rental market, which should ease some of this pressure on supply and rents we are now experiencing.”

For the second time this year, Rockhampton recorded the tightest rental market across the State. Its vacancy rate is 1.1 per cent, a very small improvement on 1 per cent in March. Local property managers say there has been an influx of families involved in the resources industry to the area, possibly due to the region’s more affordable rental market compared to neighbouring Gladstone and Mackay. The Sunshine Coast recorded a vacancy rate of 3.3 per cent, up from 3.1 per cent, over the same period.

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Shop 5/70 Simpson St, Beerwah 4519

Ph: 5439 0300 FILING FUNDAMENTALS suspension files.

We know, you hate it, filing is one of the things people dislike the most whether you are running a business or you are a wage earner. But unfortunately, hate it or not, filing has to be done, or you’ll soon find your desk collapsing under the weight of all the paper that keeps piling up. There are many different ways to keep your files and finding one that suits you is important. Here are a few suggestions as to how to file away your documents. INDIVIDUALS - Wage Earner (non business) - Keep some Arch Lever Files for documents such as:Superannuation, Taxation File (copies of your returns plus any documents relating to your return, such as medical expenses, work related expenses, ATO correspondence), Bank Statements, and Credit Card Accounts. Or if you have a filing cabinet you may wish to keep documents in labelled

Keeping documents in a particular file makes it easy anytime you need to find one, and it also makes it easier at taxation time to find any documents you may need to bring to your accountant. BUSINESS - There are three main types of Files – Annual, Semi-Permanent and Permanent, sometimes you will need a copy of documents for filing in more than one place. ANNUAL FILES - Paid Accounts An Arch Lever file is probably the easiest way to file these, it could be split into separate parts for example, general expenses, bankcard expenses etc. Just file them in the date order that they were paid, or an alternative is to file the documents alphabetically if this would be easier for you. Deposits Deposit Books kept together in date order.

Bank Statements Should be filed in date order, a monthly bank reconciliation can be filed with the statements. Debtor Invoices Once again file these in date order, invoice number, or alphabetically whichever suits you best. Wages Quarterly Super Returns to Funds. At the end of the year after your tax returns are completed these files can be emptied into a box and labelled with the Year. SEMI-PERMANENT FILES BAS Returns File all your BAS returns together in a folder with any supporting documents, this makes it easy at end of year to reconcile. PERMANENT FILES Employee Files Tax file number declarations, award information, super information etc. Leases Lease agreements and any associated correspondence. Shares/Fund Investments A separate file for each Investment and


include Purchase Contracts and Sales Contracts. Shares – Dividends received or reinvested statements. Funds – Quarterly Distributions and Annual Tax Summaries. Term Deposits – Bank record of deposit, statement of interest received. Insurance Copies of insurance policies, claims, copies of invoices for claims. Assets Business Property – Purchase Contract, Solicitors Settlement letter, Capital Improvement invoices. Vacant Land - Rates notices. Rental Property – Purchase Contract, Solicitors Settlement Carolyn Wheeler letter, Capital Improvement invoices. Any asset purchases for the property. Woodford Office Business Assets – File purchase invoices 1/116 Archer Street for any Plant and Equipment, Furniture Phone: 5496 1156 and Fittings, Computers or Motor Vehicles each in their own file category. email: Loans Loan documents and statements received from Bank. Filing may not be your favourite job but it makes life much easier when you need to find something later.

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A to Z of Trades and Services TNT MOBILE MECHANICAL Honest, Reliable Mechanical Repairs & Servicing

Terry Vost

ABN 40450476515

Arctic au 22675

Antennas / TV

4 Accessories Fitting 4A xlocal with 15 years experience 

Phone 0411 877 616


Diesel Mechanic

Tyre Sales & Repairs Full Mechanical Service & Repairs Quality wheel alignments (on the latest equipment) R.W.C. on Cars & 4WD Log Book Service All brake & suspension work Windscreens AC Servicing

 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


21 Peachester Road, BEERWAH Fax: 5494 0416 Email:

• TV, DVD, VCR Tuning • Home Theatre Setups • Satellite Installations • Set Top Boxes

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

7 Days Government Endorsed Antenna Installer

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

Automotive Service & Mu ffler urrum b r e s Be Ph: 5496 0300

Top Quality Servicing & Repairs on all cars & 4WD

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

Lic. No. 6342

• Mechanical Repairs



Shed 8/47, Beerwah Pde Beerwah

5494 0000

For all aspects of brick & block laying

Rendering, Paving & Concreting

0422 580 178 BSA 1182661

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

Mob: 0432 215 628 Ph: 5494 1222 Fax: 5494 1224 11 DYER STREET, LANDSBOROUGH

Rapid Brick & Block Laying

Reliable & Professional Tradesman

Service Workshop


5494 6658 - 0418 151 231

trucks cars earthmoving trailers

ALL AREAS 0407 146 626



Licensed building contractors are required to state their name and BSA licence number in all advertisements. A BSA licence is mandatory for building design, plumbing and drainage; gas fittings; termite inspection and reports and pre-purchase building inspections. Unlicensed contractors for all other building work are required to state in their advertisement the value or work they are entitled to carry out without a licence. Failure to provide this information can result in a substantial penalty. It is the advertisers’ responsibility to comply with these requirements.

If you are reading this ad then so are the 20 000 other people who read GCNews each week Get your business into this prime promotional spot right across the bottom of a trades and services page Call today to secure your place 5438 7445 * readership figure based on 2 people per each copy in distribution

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5492 9321

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


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

 Qld Company Lastest Technology Professional Technicians



• A Grade Mechanic



Jeff & Ann Ross

Mobile: 0429 960 300

0411 568 611 or 5493 0062

Where we specialise in customers not just cars


w ww . te c h ni ca l w h i z z . co m . a u

Moby Vic’s Southbound, Bruce Highway, Glass House Mountains


5494 0747 We make your television viewing a pleasure



e & Juli Garth ne Sto

5494 0944



52 52 Peachester Peachester Rd Rd BEERWAH BEERWAH

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

Mechanical All Repairs & Servicing No Callout Fees

License No 71591

Visit our website:

QBSA 1127008



Ph: 0422 864 744


INDUSTRIAL / COMMERCIAL / DOMESTIC  30 Years Experience in Trade  Tradesman not Salesman  First Class Workmanship  5 Year Warranty on Installation

0434 090 197





only $150 (less for permanent advertisers)

Builders / Carpenters

Carpet Cleaning Hale Carpet Cleaning

Monday - Friday 7.30am - 5.30pm


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

Electrical Services Electrical Services ELECTRICAL SERVICES PTY LTD Installations Installations, Repairs Servicing and Air Conditioning Repairs, Servicing Installations, Servicing Domestic . Owner Builders . Repairs, Commercial . Rural . Industrial Domestic • Commercial • Rural • Industrial


Domestic • Commercial •71536 Rural • Industrial BSA Lic. No. 60278 Lic. No. 60278 PO BoxBSA 578, Beerwah QLD 4519 PO Box 578, Beerwah QLD 4519

ABN 60 627 360 193 ACN 131 206 089 BSA Lic. #1018329


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

Jim: Beerwah

total microsystems



ABN 83 143 913 259 BSA Lic No. 49425

Ken Muller 0467 490 907 Matthew Muller 0409 936 083 Ph 5439 0108

2/28 Biondi Crescent Fax 5439 0109 Beerwah Qld 4519 Email:

Joinery & Shopfitters

KITCHENS CUT & EDGE SERVICE AVAILABLE Over 35 years professional experience

• Kitchens • Vanities • Laundries •TV Units • Robes • Appliances • Organised sub trades

5494 6500





For Home & Business Fully equipped workshop Acer Authorised Service Provider Home & Business Callouts Available

Unit 1 & 2, 5 Beerwah Parade, Beerwah BSA Lic. No.: 11081523

Shop 2, 5 Peachester Road, Beerwah

Phone 5494 0398

For all your advertising needs please call Sarah on 5438 7445

or email NB Under Qld Building Services Authority Act 1991 Section 54, licensed tradespersons are required to quote their QBSA License number when advertising. This offers customer protection in the event of unsatisfactory work.


* Installation * Air Conditioning * Split Systems

NFL Electrical Nathan 0417 040 291

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



Domestic · Commercial · Industrial · Rural

Home & Business Sales & Service Website & Hosting

All Aspects of Electrical Contracting Beerwah & Surrounding areas Prompt Reliable Service No Job Too Big or Too Small

PH: GUS GILLESPIE 0405 125 662

Call Jamie 0417 720 505 a/h 5494 6282

Argh! Stupid Computer!

Your Electrical and Lighting Retailer

PC Solutions & Tuition will fix it! At your door, no callout fees, all areas. Local Technician. Competitve rates.

Phone 1300 721 117

PLAIN • STENCIL • EXPOSED AGG. STAMPED • COVERCRETE Driveways - Paths - Patios - Slabs Quality Work at Competitive Rates

(AH) 5494 6302


• Stenciling • Covacrete • Stamped • Exposed Concrete • House slabs • and resealing ROBERT TREVISAN

PHONE: 0407 754 208

Ceiling Fans Lighting Air Conditioners


Phillip Short Concrete

0412 234 240

Glasshouse Country News

ABN 89 058 455 025

Ph 5492 9502 Mob: 0409 549 295


Phone (07) 5494 0522

Office:0414 5493482 0054 Mobile: 037 Mobile: 0414 482 037

Lic No 67745


Concreting Kitchen & Bathroom Appliances Flat Pack Kitchens

Adam: Glasshouse Mtns Adam: Glasshouse Office: 5493 0054Mtns

Jim: Beerwah Office: 5439 9400 Office:0414 5439774 9400 Mobile: 046 Mobile: 0414 774 046




BSA Lic 1129044

QBSA: 737533

Call us on 5330 1276

Dean Parry Carpenter

For all your cleaning and garden care needs From Bond Cleans to General Cleans Have a job need doing why not call us for a free quote?


QBSA 24630

PH: 5497 4097 Mob: 0419 797 448

Jensen Family Enterprises Pty Ltd

QBSA 1155593

New Installations & Renovations

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



M 0417 045 062

No Job Too Small

Darrell & Jocelyn Byrnes


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

5499 9926


Bathrooms Timber Decks Pergolas



New Homes Extensions Renovations

Quick Concrete

Call Brad & Kaylene Hale, your local carpet cleaning professionals

Lic. No. 70875


EEs FQRuote

Licensed Contractor - BSA 1119033 ‘Local Guy, Local Quote’

Lic 69821


Gold Card No.: 24113

5494 6794 or 0412 060 184

Darryl Johnson - 0415 954 195


of prestige and quality homes, extension and renovations Prompt quoting Over 20yrs experience

“All Aspects of Concreting”

Family Owned and Operated

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

41 Caloundra Rd, Caloundra

5413 2500



For all your electrical needs

Give us a go! No Job is Too Small Lighting New Homes Pumps

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

Call Greg Small ph 5494 9199 mob 0404 903 801

Prompt, friendly service Peachester, Qld 4519 ABN 94 093 314 882 Lic no 69975

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Engineering & Welding


Handyman Services


Large or small. Experienced Local Operator


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

Phone Michael 0447 341 241

For all your on-site fabrication & welding needs.

Ph. 5494 9400 or 0401 674 126

Workshop facilities: 19 Tallawong Close, Beerwah

Ph/Fax: 5494 1606 Mob: 0409 491 938

From general lawn mowing & yard maintenance to total garden transformations

Q.B.S.A. Lic No. 1130199



Retail suppliers of fencing materials, timber, logs, wire and steel. Also installers of quality fencing For a Free Measure and Quote phone



A to Z of Trades and Services

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

Home Maintenance Maintenance Tradesman 40 Years Experience

Kerrie 0488 498 034 Terry 0427 948 997

• Carpentry & Joinery • Minor Cabinet Making • Plastering

Garages / Sheds

20 Tytherleigh Ave, Landsborough

• Tiling • Painting • No Job too small

Phone George 0487 424 223


Phone 5494 8900

BSA Licence no 60108

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


FREE Roof Insulation

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


Ph (07) 5497 2615

5496 9861 or 0439 303 306 Glasshouse Mtns

email: QBSA LIC1139536

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

LP Gas Suppliers

5493 0493

Quality Workmanship


Phone Shane Robins 0418 900 705 a/h 5494 6425

Marine Services



SECURITY ►SECURITY & INSECT SCREENS ►GLASS ►BLINDS ►AWNINGS SHOWROOM AND FACTORY 4 Railway Street, Landsborough ph 07 5494 8748 fax 07 5494 8858



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


Glass & Security

Same day response Free Quotes Fully insured

Mays Mowing Service

• Home • Shop • Office • 7 Days •


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




Large Acreage Mowing Rubbish Removed

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



New Work Repaints Roofs Driveways Pressure Cleaning

QBSA 1091741

Garden Clean ups Gutter Cleaning Whipper Snipping Pruning

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

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

Garden Maintenance

Your local Jim services all areas call 131546






a/h: 5494 0830


Floor Sanding



Ph: 0418 204 159


your local licensed contractor


2 William St Kilcoy


BSA Lic: L 1117342

Lic.4551 and Insured

0407 575 667

House Yards, Small Acreage Horticulture Advice ABN 87 020 422 605

Tina 0418 935 164

5496 9270

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Mick 0418 935 162

Supporting Environmentally Friendly Paint



Aussie Mowing and Lawn Care

FIRST 0407 946 061




BSA-licensed contractors must state their name and BSA licence number in all advertisements for building work. Unlicensed contractors must state in their advertisements the value of work they can legally perform without a BSA licence which will never be more than $3,300. Electricians and earthmovers are exempt from these requirements. Check the licence history of BSA-licensed contractors by performing a FREE Online Licence Search at or calling BSA on 1300 BSA BSA.

QBSA 1192667

Weed Problems?


• 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

Plant & Machinery Shane Schultz

Local Tradesman with 20 years Experience

Local Knowledge 21 Years Experience

All Aspects of Painting & Pressure Cleaning Sunshine Coast including all Hinterland areas

ANDREW 0423 107 716

Call Rudi Ph.: 0438 940 634

•Track Machine


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


Cameron Lister Ph: 0419 665 002

Pest Control



HINTERLAND PEST CONTROL Cost Effective Local Business Est. Since 1996 Termites:

• Spiders • Pre-purchase • Rodents timber inspections • Fleas • Termite inspections • Ants • Chemical barriers/ reticulation

0419 704 408


bobcat, excavator & tipper hire

Phone Brian Mobile: 0402 129 665 Fax: 5497 4840




Installation of walls, ceilings, floors, doors, windows and built-in wardrobes General maintenance /renovations to shops, offices, homes and sheds

P.O. Box 302, Beerwah 4519 Email:

0402 779 275

Plumbers Allan Koschel Plumbing Service Q.B.S.A. No. 76388

Lic. No. 13217

Plumber, Drainer and Gas Fitter

Ph: (07) 5493 0625

Mobile: 0407 727 645

PO Box 316 Glasshouse Mtns 4518



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

Small Honest Family Business Free Quotes - No Call-out Fee

0419 659 709 or 5492 9229

Positrack, Excavator and Bobcat Hire - 8 tonne tipper - trencher - augers - 4 in 1 bucket - levelling bar - laser levelling - forks - 3 tonne excavator


07 5493 0440

Servicing Glasshouse Hinterland No Job Too Small

Phone W & LA King Plumbing


BSA NO. 1011255

JohnBSARoss 720 400


5494 8913

B&A Earthmovers

0404 479 187 or 5494 9336

0407 439 526


*Driveways *Site clean-ups *Landscaping

D & M Britton - Old Gympie Rd, Landsborough

For reliable service call Vern ........

Lic No. PMT-0-11432

*4 in 1 Bucket & Level Bar *6ft Double Head Slasher *50hp *10m3 Tipper


BSA: 106 8977 LIC: PMT-0-11572

Fully Licensed and Insured




Works where others can’t and loves Lantana!

We give you a warranty on our work.

John Annakin

4 07

(07) 5493 0012


• Cockroaches • Carpet Beetle • Lawn Weeds • Silver Fish • Bed Bugs



BSA 49885

5494 1861 • 0418 883 436


Cam’s Truck & Bobcat Hire

Email: Reliable * Professional * Affordable Free Quotes * BSA 1155906

New Work & Repaints • Airless Spraying

Licensed Operator

• Tilt Bucket • 3 ton Excavator • Laser Levelling • Trencher • Post Hole Borer • Pallet Forks • Auger 250 • 350 • 450 • 600mm Plant Auger Lindeman Road • Rotary Flail/Grass Mulcher/Cutter • 8 ton Tipper Truck BEERWAH AVAILABLE 7 DAYS A WEEK Ph: 5494 0056 • Mobile: 0408 192 814

ABN 79 347 449 750




Professional Painting



Painters cont.

Phone John Baker on 0409 20 64 64

e: w:

Lic’d Plumber & Drainer QBSA 77755





0412 006 954

QBSA: 1209575

Maintenance Specialist

• 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


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

All Areas 0420 53 8890 5494 0393



0427 088 699




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

M 0437 888 181 P 5494 0043

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

or email

If you are reading this ad then so are the 20 000 other people who read GCNews each week Get your business into this prime promotional spot right across the bottom of a trades and services page Call today to secure your place 5438 7445 * readership figure based on 2 people per each copy in distribution

only $150 (less for permanent advertisers)

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CREATIVE SHEET METAL • General fabrication • Stainless Steel Benches




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

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

26 Tytherleigh Avenue Landsborough

5439 9368


* All major brands * Supply & Fit

PHONE JAREN 5439 0764




David Lowden Tree Services

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


* Blocks * Acreage * Firebreaks * Weed Spraying

Tarzan the Tree Specialist

For a quote call Len 0419 732 364 or 5494 0484

LL E A C AV 0095 T D

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

POSI-TRACK SLASHING 50hp, Rubber tracks, 6ft slasher, Free quotes



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

Phone Brendan 0447 310 331

0419 704 408

5494 8913


Roofing & Guttering

Acreage Rural Blocks

Weed Spraying Rubbish Clean Ups

 Trees/Palms  Pruning/Removals  Stump Grinding  Fully Insured

Bobcat & Tractor Hire

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



Australia Wide




r la

Reduces Heat and Noise


47 Wises Rd, Maroochydore 5443 2022


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

Septic Services




* Containers New & Used All sizes and Types * Container Offices & Living Units * Container Delivery & Relocations

5494 1794

0407 748 083

For all of your liquid and general waste needs

Ph: 07 5432 8374 or Mob: 0400 778 634

Call us now 0408 220 659

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$20 Million Insurance Free Quotes

expert tree maintenance and removal

Tiling Glasshouse Tiling

P: 5492 9248 M: 0407 759 060

Turf Supplies


BSA: 1052255


FREE Delivery to Landsborough, Beerwah, Glass House & Beerburrum

Specialist growers of:


FOR A FREE QUOTE CALL 0417 958 944


Experienced in all aspects of tiling

Free fast quote BSA Licenced: 1101772

Wintergreen Couch

Tel: Dean 07 5496 9790 or 0414 648 130

Brian Dudin 0438 623 523 After hours: (07) 5494 7548

A local working for locals


> 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

Phone: 5493 7954 Mobile: 0414 819 111




A “Proper Job” Guaranteed

ABN 23 084 520 507

council approved

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


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

YARD LOCATION Cnr Beerburrum & English Street Caboolture Shire

Servicing the Sunshine Coast Hinterland

EPA Licensed

Peter Hughes ~ Brandon Cruise Tilers of Multi Award Winning Homes Builders References Available Member HIA BSA Lic 76808 Beerwah

Ph 5494 8883

30 Tytherleigh Ave, Landsborough Qualified mechanic offering log book servicing, mechanical repairs, wheel alignments and tyres

“locals helping locals”

Open Mon - Fri


• Tank Cleaning • Tank Repairs (Minimal water loss) • Tin & Concrete • All Work Guaranteed • Leaf Guard Protection


• • • • • •


Phone Louie 0439 016 294 all areas



Plumbing Supplies

Tree Services



A to Z of Trades and Services

Ian Booth 0403 187 517 or 3204 4910

Tohm's A-Z of Gardening

Contributed by Tohm Hajncl, Amber Leaf Landscaping

J is for Jagera Jagera is a small genus consisting of only four species, three of which are native to Australia. The origin of the name is subject to confusion. Some believe it to be named after the Dutch naturalist, Herbert De Jager, who travelled extensively through Asia in the 17th century. On the other hand ‘Jagera’ or ‘Yagara’ is the name of the Aboriginal tribe from the south side of the Brisbane River where the tree can be found growing. The most commonly found member of the genus in Australia is Jagera pseudorhus var. pseudorhus which can be found growing in moist forests from the North East region of NSW to far North Queensland. It is commonly known as Foambark due to the saponins in its bark which cause frothing when agitated in water. The saponins are poisonous to fish and Aborigines would use it to catch their meals. It is an important tree in forest regeneration as secondary growth to the pioneer plants and is one of the few plants that germinate under the canopy of a Camphor Laurel tree.

Ph: 5439 0999

Fax: 5439 0077

1/28 Simpson St, Beerwah Q. 4519

It makes a great specimen and shade tree growing to 10 metres in the open with an umbrella shaped spread to about eight metres. In a forest it can reach a height of 30 metres. Initial growth is tall and slender with its compound leaves having a tree fern appearance. After a few years the canopy starts to spread. The petioles (leaflet stalks) and underside of the young leaves are covered in fine brown hairs, lending the tree a soft rust colour. Panicles of creamy-yellow flowers appear in autumn and develop into fruiting capsules over winter to ripen and open in spring. The fruit is also covered in fine brown hairs but in this case the hairs are highly irritating and fruit should only be handled when wearing gloves. Each capsule will open on the tree to reveal three seeds. Propagation from the fresh seed is easy, with germination within a few weeks. The viability of the seed is short lived and therefore should not be stored.

Foambark is tolerant of most soil types as long as they are moist and will grow in part shade or full sun. They are sensitive to frosts. They attract many native birds and while they make great shade trees, care should be taken in selecting their position in the garden. Avoid planting near a pool as any bark falling into the water will cause foaming. Also avoid setting children’s playgrounds near the tree. The colourful fruit may tempt children to collect them, ending up with some itchy and upset kids.

What’s on for gardeners in August

Funding for environmental al works wor w wo o on your land

Landholder Environment Grants Private landholders are invited to apply for a Landholder Environment Grant to assist with environmental works on their properties. Apply for projects such as: • fencing to restrict stock access to signicant vegetation and waterways • installing off-stream stock watering points and stock crossings • revegetation of degraded areas or to establish vegetation corridors • control of environmental weeds to rehabilitate native vegetation areas Priority will be given to projects with high ecological value. Visit council’s website for guidelines and to submit an Expression of interest (EOI) online: • 5441 8616 • Note: An EOI must be submitted if you wish to apply for a grant.

Expressions of interest close 5pm 20 August 2012.

Local groups • Glasshouse Country Bromeliad Society – August 5 at the Maleny Botanic Garden, 233 Maleny- Stanley River Road. Members and friends will need to advise Margaret on 5496 9601 as bookings are essential for this venue. All those attending will need to gather on site at 1.00pm. Admission will be $11.00 plus $5.00 for afternoon tea. • Peachester District Horticulture Society – August 16, 9.30am at the Peachester Hall. Jeff Bodley, Rob Morris and Coral Beutel will be showing photos of their recent tour of Taiwan. Visitors welcome. For more information contact Patricia on 5496 9169. • Glasshouse Country Orchid Society – August 9, commencing at 7.30pm at the Glasshouse RSL club, Reed Street, Glass House Mountains. Members are reminded that this meeting is also our AGM. Further enquiries please contact Jan on 5494 2301. • Beerwah Garden Club – August 4 at 1.30pm. We will meet at Beerwah Library at 1.00pm and travel to the camellia nursery at Palmwoods in convoy. Contact Narelle on 5496 9506 for further particulars. • Hibiscus Society – North Moreton region – August 19 at 11.30am. Contact Gynith on 5498 7757 for more details. • Society for Growing Australian Plants (SGAP) – August 12, an excursion to the Sunshine Coast Council Environmental Reserves on Noosa North Shore. For details of time and place to meet and possible car pooling phone 5494 9187 closer to the excursion date. JULY 25 2012 |

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Blood, Sweat and Cheers

Your guide to sport in Glasshouse Country

Horse Riding @ Rossi’s 5494 8515

Lessons for Beginners to Advanced

Sunshine Coast Hinterland BMX

Glasshouse Hinterland AFC

Contributed by Vicki Beutel

Contributed by Kelly McCombe

Well, once again we are ruled by the rain and unfortunately have been unable to ‘burn the dirt’ but we did have 24 Hinterland riders compete at the 2012 South Queensland Championships, which were held on the weekend of June 23 and 24 at the Cooloola BMX club at Gympie. Yes, it was freezing and wet but our riders were keen. All up there were 516 riders vying for the top positions, with our riders at Hinterland bringing home 15 SQ Plates, not bad! Well done to all, especially our first timers Cody Chapman, (12th, nine year novice boys) Noah Fuller (13th, 10 year novice boys) plus sprocket’s Luka Codlin, (five year boys) Indigo Espray, (six year girls) Sienna Espray, (under five girls) Jordan Jones (six year boys). SQ Plate holders: Rank Class Name 7 16 Expert Mitchell Beutel 1 15 Novice Jesse Brown-Williams 7 8 Expert Mikael Carter 4 40-44 Male Cruiser Rodney Carter 2 10 Girls Holly Espray 1 8-10 Cruiser Holly Espray 2 16 Expert David Hume 8 45-49 Male Cruiser Paul Hume 4 35-45 Female Cruiser Susie Hume ¼ finals Pro Men’s Jackson Smaill 5 12 Expert Ben Spratt 6 13 Girls Kirrily Spratt 1 45-49 Male Jeffery Williams 3 45-49 Male Cruiser Jeffery Williams 4 8 Expert Callum Wooler 9 8-10 Male Cruiser Callum Wooler 1 30+ Masters Danny Yujnovich Don’t forget if you want to see all our riders in action we have our Hinterland Open race day on September 8 at the Clubs Home track on Mooloolah Connection Road, Mooloolah. This will be good practice for our riders who will be attending the Qld State Titles in Cairns this September. If you would like more information on joining our club or our training days or race days please contact Stacey (Registrar) on 5477 6841 or Marnie (Secretary) on 0408 888 709. Or visit or visit our facebook page. See you on the track.

Congratulations to Bailey Lammeretz on reaching his 100th game with the Glasshouse Hinterland Australia Football Club. Bailey has been playing with the Club since he started in the Under 8's in 2005. On Sunday he had the honour of leading the Under 12 's onto his home ground at Landsborough by running through the banner. He then play up in the U14's and kicked two goals to help these boys record their first win of the season. It was a terrific performance by Bailey on the day and a wonderful achievement on reaching this milestone.

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BeeGees says thanks Recently, Beerwah glasshouse united players took time out to say a special thanks to Lorna Buxton for all her continued support to the club.

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Glasshouse Country Bowls Club Contributed by Trevor Bertram The wet weather took its toll once again last week with Ladies’ Day on Wednesday being cancelled due to the wet green and showery conditions. This Wednesday, July 25, hopefully will see the Final of the Ladies’ Club Triples Competition completed and also a social game for both ladies and men. Last Thursday morning’s ‘Open Pairs’ was won by Bob Moss and Rob Farrell with a 2 + 28 and the runners-up were Joan and Stewart Wilson with a highest score of 15 in the second game. The afternoon game was won by Brian Fogarty and Rob Scullion / Rob Farrell (who played a half game each), with a score of 2 + 26. There was no runners-up prize due to an insufficient number of players.

Saturday saw the Second Round of the Men’s Pennant Season with our Divisions 1 and 5 playing ‘at home’ and Division 4 ‘away’ at Bongaree. Glasshouse Division 1 was beaten by Caboolture Lakes 64 to 54, Division 4 went down to Bongaree 46 to 37 and Division 5 had a 58 to 34 win against Solander Lake. This Saturday, Division 1 plays Beachmere ‘away’, Division 4 plays Caboolture Memorial ‘at home’ and Division 5 plays Narangba ‘at home’. Coming Events Police Day/IONA Challenge - 1.00pm, Sunday, August 5. Club selected Triples or Fours (Sponsored by Terry and Liz Little, and Brian and Nola Chapman).

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Landsborough Tennis Club

Contributed by Dean Roberts

Contributed by Kerry Roach The sign on for the Landsborough Tennis Competition was held last Friday. Welcome aboard to all the new players who have signed up for our Spring season competition. It is great to see so many young kids keen to have a go at the sport. The season will kick off mid August, with dates to be published in the paper prior to the first game. There is still time to sign up, if you are interested in playing, please call Dawn Wendt 5494 1085 or Katya on 5494 9464.

Don't forget if you are a member of the Landsborough tennis club, daytime court hire is free, with night time hire by arrangement. Access to the courts can be done by collecting the key at the Landsbough IGA. Social and competitive tennis is also available for adults through the club. If you would like to become a member please give us a call on 5494 1085 or 0422 026 612.

Brand new players being assessed by local coach Katya

A Grade went up to Noosa on Sunday which is typically a tough trip and were not disappointed as the Pirates, still in final five contention, played some entertaining footy to win 52-20.The Bulldogs with a few of the under 18’s playing for them were once again gallant and also produced some good footy themselves to push the home side for most of the game. Our Women’s team continued their good form at home by racking up a 54-12 score against Waterford and once again showed some good skills with a few entertaining tries. Next Saturday the Women get their chance to continue to push for a semi final spot against Burleigh Heads 5.00pm at Beerwah while the A Grade and Under 18’s play Nambour also at Beerwah on Saturday at 3.00pm and 6.30pm. Caloundra RSL A Grade Cup Noosa Pirates 52 (Bradman McCarthy 1, Cameron Nelson 1, Pio Tabua 3, Cody Mairu 2, Ryan Gardiner 3, Liam Anzleark 1 – Tries) (Bradman McCarthy 2, Cody Mairu 2 – Goals) def Beerwah Bulldogs 20 (Elias Evans 1, Graham Green 2, Nic Roberts 1 – Tries)(Cody Bell 2 – Goals) BDWRL Beerwah 54 beat Waterford 12 Anyone wanting to become involved in the club either in the way of playing, volunteering or sponsorship are encouraged to contact President Dean Roberts on 0418 816 605 to discuss.

Mooloolah Soccer Club Contributed by Sian Mountney Mooloolah Mooloolah Mooloolah Mooloolah Mooloolah Mooloolah Mooloolah Mooloolah Mooloolah Mooloolah Mooloolah

Rosellas 2 Mooloolah Wrens 1 Kingfishers 1 Currimundi Eels 6 Ravens 5 Buderim Dragons 2 Galahs 8 Currimundi Mudcrabs 2 Lorikeets 1 Palmwoods Braves 9 Kites 1 Pacific Dolphins 4 Storm Birds 3 Buderim Ninjas 8 Falcons 14 Palmwoods Ninjas 0 Magpies 1 Range Tsunamis 5 Kookaburras 0 Nambour Snow Cats 2 Condors 3 Chancellor Crushers 2

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Glasshouse Pony Club Contributed by Kelly Wall

Congratulations to all the teams who participated in the Zone 6 Equitation and showjumping Held on Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22 at Glasshouse Ponyclub, Beerwah, it ran from 8.00am until 4.00pm. Glasshouse Ponyclub had a lot of their members participating and receiving their ribbons and medallions. A big Congratulations to all who rode.

Club members

Mooloolah Valley Bowls Club Contributed by Judy Walker Friday, July 20 - winners were Lloyd and Judy Walker, 2nd Eric Wood and Alex Thomson (The Eels) and 3rd - Bob Patten and James Sammon. Good to see the Eels back after conquering the Gibb River Road. Saturday, July 21 - winners Pairs Stuart (visitor) and Kay White and Triples Rob Hall, Ede Clark and Lloyd Walker.

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LANDSBOROUGH RURAL FIRE BRIGADE Annual General Meeting, Tuesday 7th August, 2012 at 7:30 PM. Landsborough Rural Fire Brigade Shed, Maleny Road, Landsborough, Everyone Welcome. Beerwah photographics will close 31st august 2012. Please note all photos from Rotary Calendar, Maleny Show plus client orders must be picked up before then.

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Woodlands are currently looking for staff in the following fields:Truck Driver – MC Licence required (to work locally) Please apply either in person to Woodlands office at 2814 Old Gympie Road, Beerwah, or send in your resume to the address above. Conditions do apply to these positions. If you have any avian species at home (ie chickens, ducks, budgies etc) you are not eligible for biosecurity reasons. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

part time on call position available for running a mobile coffee & smoothie van, week & weekend work. Experienced preferred but not essential. Call Shane 0407 900 595 Casual Disability Support Worker Disability Support Worker required to support young female with a disability in independent daily living. Applicants must have the following: Current Manual Drivers License, current First Aid Certificate, availability to work weekends, evenings & sleepovers, flexibility in schedule, genuine interest in helping others, enthusiastic, outgoing and dynamic personality. On the job training provided for right applicant. Cert III in Disability or experience will be highly looked upon. Local applicants encouraged to apply. Employer is Staffing OptionS for community services through Self Directed Hosting. Submit cover letter and resume by COB 1st August, 2012 to Ref #: SSC446

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Grazing Land 2 parcels available to lease, 40 acres and 18 acres close to Beerwah suitable for grazing horses or cattle. Contact Kathie 54946133 glasshouse Granny flat self contained, air conditioning, large. $180p/w + utilities Ph: 5493 0890 or 0408 755 859 Glasshouse 3 bdrm brick home w/ensuite. Neat & tidy, 6 x 9 shed, 1.5 acres, no pets $360 p/w Phone: 0409 522 012

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SAGITTARIUS November 23 – December 22 This can be an excellent time for finances and career. Money can come out of the blue unexpectedly. A friend from the past may contact you which would be a surprise. Good news coming about a new work situation. For some, a new relationship can begin. A new pet can come into the family. CAPRICORN December 23 – January 19 Connections with relatives can be a major issue. An elderly member of the family may need to be sorted out regarding a home. News of a wedding can be exciting. A new car is possible. Good news coming from a brother or sister. AQUARIUS January 20 – February 19 Signing legal papers and getting ready for a big move is likely. Trouble with plumbing or other home related fixtures may need repairing. There also can be big changes around your career. New people coming into your life can become very good friends in the future. PISCES February 20 – March 20 You will now have the opportunity to meet new people socially. Entertainment will now play a big part in your life. Keep a certain distance with new contacts until you know them better. Changes are likely around a car. Also a new love can come into your life.



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