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Glass House Women’s Social Group’s next gathering, 1.00pm - 3.00pm at the Glass House Neighbourhood Centre, Ryan Street. Take some time out for a therapeutic group meditation session, followed by a sociable afternoon tea. The group is based on friendship and wellbeing. $2.00, bring a plate to share. Tea and coffee provided. Bookings phone 5438 7000.

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September 9 Glass House Mountains Markets, at the primary school from 8.00am - 1.00pm at the Glass House Mountains State School Hall, featuring live music, children’s entertainment, a Show N Shine, homemade treats and coffee at the Sunflower Café.

Bee Gees Multi Draw Raffle The Annual multi draw will be held at Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club, from 6.00pm - 7.00pm. Special meal deals available on Thursday nights. Tickets $5.00 each in continuous draw for over 30 prizes. Prizes include meat trays, pot plants, craft, home wares, homemade cakes and biscuits. Donations of goods needed and will be gratefully received. Please leave at Sports Club or Contact Lorna Buxton at 5493 0506.

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Landsborough State School prep parent evening, 6.00pm – 7.00pm. Meet the early years staff. Phone: 5436 2777

Glass House Mountains School’s Country Festival, 10.00am - 3.00pm at the Glass House Mountains State School. Fun for the whole family! Face painting, food and drink, entertainment, festival rides, market stalls, showbags, and side show. Unlimited ride armbands presale $25.00, $30.00 on the day. For more information contact Kylie 0400 988 394.

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s you have already seen the front cover, you can probably guess where I spent Thursday night .. yep I was chair dancing and singing out loud to Herman’s Hermits at the Beerwah RSL. I think that being only in my mid 40s, I might have been one of the youngest audience members, but be that as it may – I have to admit I did know most of the words to their songs. When I was a teenager I went on a road trip with my mum and a few friends and in those days you took cassettes to play in the car, as the trip was rather

spontaneous, my mum only had two cassettes in the glove box. So it was a medley of Johnny Cash and Hermans Hermits for the entire journey. Not surprisingly through the torture (remember I was a teenager at the time and anything that wasn’t playing on a young radio station was considered torture) of having to listen to them I inadvertently became a fan. And I have to say all these years on, not only was the music great, but the band members are real showman. You could see that they still loved performing and sharing their songs with the crowd – cheers to the Beerwah RSL for bringing the Hermits to Beerwah!

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Telling their stories Our region’s rich history is once again being put under the spotlight in a project to tell the stories of the soldiers who set up home in Beerburrum as part of a soldier settlement in World War 1.

“Hopefully by letting people know what we are doing, we can track down the descendants of these settlers, and find out their stories." Paul said he was hoping locals would be able to contribute information in the form of letters, narratives, photos, family oral tradition or other memorabilia such as medals.

Project manager Paul Sutton is calling on members of the local community to contribute to the project which aims to identify around 660 soldiers who settled in Beerburrum as part of the soldier settlement, established in 1916 by the Australian government to provide land to repatriated servicemen. “Our aim is to create a permanent historical record of these settlers in time for the centenary of the establishment of the Settlement in 2016, and we are seeking any records that people might have that relates to those who had a connection with the settlement between 19161930,” Paul said. The history of the settlement is part of the Adopt a Digger project, a voluntary community project initiated by historian and author Chrissy Fletcher, which aims to create a complete online database of the names and military histories of around 2,000 Sunshine Coast soldiers and nurses who served in World War 1. “Paul has been able to create a list of the names of the soldiers who were part of the settlement, which has been a major project in itself, so now, with the help of the community, we want to establish a profile for each of them," Chrissy said.


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“I had a very clear vision of what I wanted to achieve, and fortunately, thanks to the expertise of my colleague Simo Calandra, and the excellent response and support from our stallholders, we’re well on the way,” Tracey said. Tracey, the self confessed ‘heart’ of the market, and Simo, the ‘brains trust’ of the dynamic duo have managed to grow the monthly event into a warm and welcoming space that is drawing praise and most importantly, repeat customers. “Our aim is to build a sustainable market in order to support its vision, which is to showcase our local creative talent,” Tracey said.

One of the regular stallholders, John, selling handcrafted jewellery “In order to do this, we pay close attention to what the customers and the stallholders say they want.” “We consider that the market space belongs to everyone, so it’s important that we are listening to what the local community is saying.” To this end, Tracey and Simo have a number of exciting new elements in the planning, including a Show N Shine event for the next market day, on Sunday, September 9. Also on the drawing board are plans for a Farmers Market, offering a range of local produce to complement an already extensive range of more than 45 stalls which feature locally made art and craft, homemade food, fresh flowers, Reiki, massage, iridology and readings, and plants.

The plug The next Glass House Market is on this Sunday, September 9, 8.00am - 1.00pm at the Glass House Mountains State School Hall, featuring live music, children’s entertainment, a Show N Shine, homemade treats and coffee at the Sunflower Café.

Blossoming art trail in Glasshouse Country It seems the creative prowess of the Glasshouse community just continues to grow and grow! Next weekend, local artist Chris Blake will open his new home gallery/studio to exhibit his works, a collection of at least 50 paintings. Chris, a master pastellist, first picked up a paintbrush more than 30 years ago. Since then he has developed into a self described ‘traditional artist with a contemporary twist’. He’s also a well respected teacher, and offers weekly classes in pastels, oils and drawing. Chris says he draws his inspiration from strong colours and tonal values, and something that tells a story; the result is clearly evident in his vibrant works. Check out Chris’s collection at the official opening of his home studio at 36 Graham Drive, Landsborough, on Saturday, September 15 from

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Walk of hope It’s a well known fact that in northern Nigeria, Christians have to walk to get water, so on September 15, locals are being encouraged to do some walking of their own in an effort to raise funds as part of the ‘Walk to Water’ walkathon. According to local walk coordinator, Natalie Ukkola, the walkathon aims to highlight the fact that people in disadvantaged countries can’t just turn on a tap, something many of us take for granted. “In some of these villages, families, often mothers and children, are forced to walk long distances every day to collect water, and they are often mistreated along the way,” Natalie said. “The funds raised from the walkathon will go towards building bores for those communities

where water is not available.” The cost to sink a bore, she said, is around $13,000. Natalie said the organisation running the event, Open Doors, a not-for-profit organisation established in 1955 which responds to the plight of persecuted Christians around the world, go into villages like these and sink permanent, reliable bores and then teach the communities how to maintain them. ‘Walk to Water’ will kick off at 8.00am at the Church on the Rise, Beerwah and head towards the lake at the Beerwah Community Hall as part of a one kilometre circuit. Participants are encouraged to do as many laps of the circuit as they can in two and a half hours. Walkers must register to participate in the event. Registrations are encouraged prior to the day, online at www.walktowater. Alternatively, walkers can also register on the day, between 7.30am - 8.30am. Sponsorship forms are available from The Church on the Rise on Sundays, or the Church office on Tuesdays. Alternatively, contact local organiser Nat Ukkola on 5439 9870. For more information, visit the Open Doors website

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150th Anniversary Celebrations brew Locals recently brewed up a storm of ideas to celebrate Mooloolah turning 150 in 2013. Community development worker, Natasha Odgers, said locals came up with lots of ideas based on their connection to the area. “Ideas to celebrate Mooloolah highlighted local’s value for the community, environment, history and the intangible, tranquil destination Mooloolah is,” she said. “A calendar of events held throughout the year and a main community day and night is planned for later in 2013. Some of the things planned include displaying and archiving images and stories of the last 150 years, a dance in the hall and a big community day with fun activities,” Natasha said. There will be a community session on September 12 for people to start getting into the nuts and bolts of making this celebration a hit. “We encourage as many people as possible to take part in making these celebrations a great success. People can be involved in many ways, from helping to organise events and volunteering during events, to sharing stories and more,” Natasha said. Anyone who has an interest in Mooloolah, local history, creativity or organising fun events is urged to come along to a town get-together at 6.00pm, Wednesday, September 12 at the Mooloolah Public Hall. Free supper will be provided. If you are interested to be involved but cannot make this time, please contact Natasha at hcdworker. or 0418 720 515.



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Kaz and Rich Worthing-Thomson The Glasshouse Country RSL sub branch might only be small in size, but the strength of the community spirit supporting it makes it mighty. Just ask Kaz Worthing-Thomson. The Glasshouse Mountains local has been volunteering at the sub branch for the past two years and has seen first-hand just how effective many hands can be. Kaz, together with her husband Rich, dedicates many hours a week to helping out at the sub branch, from coordinating the kitchen and raffle rosters, to cooking, ordering and training other volunteers, and sitting on the sub branch committee, as well as being a member of the sub branch Citizens Auxiliary. When the well-known couple sold their Beerwah business, Beerwah Books N Bits, in October 2010, it was only a matter of time before Kaz’s leisurely retirement was interrupted by a call to lend a hand down at the club. Having previously owned take-away businesses, Kaz’s cooking skills were immediately put to good use, and now, two years on, she has revamped the menu and breathed new life into the club’s Friday night sessions. On average, between them Kaz and Rich clock up an easy 70 hours a month volunteering at the sub branch. And both agree it’s a fairly

conservative figure, not that they are counting though. When it comes to their local club, the pair agrees volunteers are what keeps the doors open. In total, Kaz estimates there are around 50 locals who regularly give up their free time to lend a hand, from selling raffle tickets to working behind the bar, to helping out in the kitchen, but more are always needed. “The number fluctuates, because at any given time someone might be away on holidays, or not be available, so we are always looking for more volunteers to come and lend a hand,” Kaz said.

She said volunteers don’t have to be members of the club, although at only $10.00 for a lifetime membership, it’s a very small investment in the local community. Not only does the club play an important part in supporting our veteran community, by offering meals on a Friday night and putting on events, it’s also a way to give back to the broader community,” Kaz said. “It offers such a warm, welcoming atmosphere, and I really enjoy coming here, as much as I enjoy helping out.” If you are inspired by Kaz’s story and would like to help out at the Glasshouse Country RSL sub branch, give the club a call on 5438 7777.

“I do it because I enjoy it; I love helping out, to organise, and also the social aspect of it. “We all work as part of a team and help each other out, and we get a lot of praise from the community, so it’s great to be part of that,” she said.

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The Pride of Glasshouse Country At only nine years of age, Chloe Tsangaris has a passion that belies her age. Over the past four years, she has managed to raise in excess of $20,000 for wildlife, and her passion and unwavering determination has seen her nominated not only once, but twice for the Pride of Australia medal.



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This year, Chloe is one of three finalists vying for the Queensland title for the environment award, but regardless of the outcome at Friday’s presentation ceremony in Brisbane, she’s already a winner.


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“One night, after reading one of her wildlife books, Chloe said to me that she wanted her babies to be able to feel and touch our beautiful wildlife, not just see it in a flat book, and that was probably the moment I realised that her passion wasn’t just a fad,” Kylie said.

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Her fundraising initiatives include an annual camp out in the family’s back yard, movie nights, readathons, a charity motorbike ride and sausage sizzles, and despite her latest achievement being named a finalist in the Queensland Pride of Australia awards, her passion is showing no signs of abating. She was named the Wildlife Warrior of the Year 2010, and received national exposure after Channel Nine heard about her, and built a possum rehabilitation enclosure in her backyard as part of their television show, Random Acts of Kindness. Earlier this year, Chloe sent off a handwritten letter to every school across the country in an effort to encourage them to support her fundraising efforts through activities such as a Khaki Day and the Wildlife Warriors readathon.

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Chloe Tsangaris with her feathered friend So far the response has been fantastic, but Chloe has her eyes firmly on the goal, of getting every school involved in some way. “Steven Irwin lives in my heart everyday and in my home with my family,” Chloe said. “He was a wonderful person and his efforts and passion helping animals has made me want to help them more. “I wish I had met him, but I feel like I have, because of his passion and energy,” she said. So no matter what the outcome of Friday’s announcement, Chloe is already a winner, as this young wildlife warrior continues her mission. Congratulations Chloe, to us, you’ve already won our Pride of Glasshouse Country award.

Nominate a local hero for Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards Sunshine Coast Council Deputy Mayor Chris Thompson launched the 2013 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards at the newly renovated Mooloolaba Surf Club on Monday, September 3 2012. Deputy Mayor Chris Thompson said the Awards provide an opportunity to nominate people from our own backyard who have made a contribution to the region and publicly recognise and honour those achievements. “Nominations are open for individuals and organisations in our community who work to make the Sunshine Coast a better place in which to live,” Cr Thompson said. “These are the people that we call local heroes - they make a difference to the fabric that make up our region so it is important that we celebrate their contribution.”

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Awards will be presented in the categories of Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Senior Citizen of the Year, Community, Creative, Environment, and Sport and Recreation. The fifth annual Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards ceremony, at which our winners will be announced, will take place on January 25, 2013. The event will include performances by local musicians and the presentation of awards by the Mayor. Nominations close December 28. Entry forms are available on council’s website for download or completion on line, or may be picked up from customer service centres, libraries, visitor information centres, Sunshine Coast University and TAFE. For more information visit council’s website or email

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The 41st Charity Sports Day, held on Saturday, August 25, was one of the best ever held. The weather was gloriously fine and calm with the result that the Glasshouse Country community turned out in record-breaking numbers to give the day a wonderful impetus. All the events were well supported, with the new ‘Show and Shine’ in particular giving promise of a bright future. Multiple entries in the ring events gave a great sight of polished performances from both horses and riders. Courtney Tinknell, with her horse Nikki Noodle, was judged Champion jumper, winning the Sandale Saddlery rug and also the Ray Milburn Memorial Trophy. Courtney has been a wonderful supporter of the Charity Sports Day. She started riding in the Under 6 events and, now in Courtney Tinknell with her horse, Nikki high school, is showing great Noodle, with the Sandale Saddlery rug promise as an equestrienne. The cake stall, produce stall, food and drink and coffee stalls etc, were well patronised. Plus the entertainment from the Morris Dancers, the freestyle motocross display, together with the various animal displays really captured the crowd’s attention. The first of the major raffle draws was won by Sharon Lee of Landsborough who selected the garden cart full of goodies; the second draw winner was Debbie Slater of Beerwah who chose the bicycle and third prize went to Leanne Brooks of Pelican Waters who received the gym voucher from Fitness Matters. More results will appear in future editions of Glasshouse Country News. The Committee wishes to express its heartfelt thanks to everyone who supported the day.

New face at Sports Club This week saw a new face at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club with Jay Globits taking on the role of General Manager. Jay has 12 years’ experience in general manager roles from a range of clubs with his most recent role being at Mooloolaba Bowls Club. When he wasn’t managing the club, he was representing them playing bowls. But before you start to think he must be an older bloke, he is only 32 and has represented Australia at world level competition so he is definitely someone who likes to achieve. Club President, Ken Fullerton was keen to welcome Jay to the job and is confident that Jay is the right person to take the club to its next stage of development. “He’s young and enthusiastic but comes with great experience and knowledge of the hospitality industry which is great for the club’s future,” Ken said.

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Fitness Matters is coming to Mooloolah Fitness Matters Beerwah was opened almost 18 months ago and has grown from strength to strength. Now Fitness Matters is very proud and excited to announce that it will be opening another club in Mooloolah in October! Kirstee, owner of Fitness Matters Beerwah, has always had a passion for health and well being and wanted to offer a gym where ‘you’re not just a number’. “At Fitness Matters, we do just that!” says Kirstee. “We offer a personal, caring, clean, friendly, healthy approach to the genuine needs of the community,” she said. All the team at Fitness Matters are passionate about people and helping them achieve their goals. This personal and emphatic approach has earned Fitness Matters Beerwah an excellent reputation within the

community and they're winner of Franchisee of the Year 2012. Fitness Matters Mooloolah will boast a fully equipped gym with new equipment, air conditioning, crèche, toilets and showers. The fully air conditioned group fitness room will also offer a wide range of classes catering for all fitness levels. Not only that, but both clubs will be open 24/7!!! So members will be able to workout whenever they want, any day of the week! Members will also be able to use all Fitness Matters clubs. With a great team in place ready and waiting to help you achieve your goals you can make your world a better, healthier one by joining the Fitness Matters family.

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Back to school for prep dads

On Tuesday, August 28, Prep children at Glasshouse Country Christian College went to school twice in one day! After going home at 3.00pm they came back at 6.30pm and brought their dads and grandads along for the special Prep Fathers’ Night. The Preppies were very excited to show their dads and grandads what they had been learning and to spend some special time with them. Some dads were taken straight to the interactive whiteboards, others were introduced to iPads while others sat on the floor playing with blocks and toys. Tiahna Davies and her dad Sam with their plaque The students had painted ‘I love U Dad’ plaques and the male guests were asked to bring their hammers along to complete the special project. Together, they hammered in nails to form a pattern and then began weaving. Prep Green teacher Lesley-ann Rosenberg was amazed at the stunning results. “I thought they would just have a bit of fun with it but the dads really put their hearts into the project and took the time to make perfectly weaved patterns,” she said. Over in the Prep Maroon classroom the dads and grandads were elbow deep in play dough and having a wonderful time. In Prep White the dads sung along to Letterland, Maths and Scripture songs with everyone joining in with all the actions.

Champions read at Landsborough

Landsborough State School has just celebrated Book Week with many funfilled activities based around the theme for 2012 of ‘Champions Read’. Local ‘champions’ visited the school to read their favourite picture book to classes. The champions included Sergeant Michael Downs the local police officer, Nicola the librarian, Jason the podiatrist, Merv the ambulance officer, Larry the gardener and Vicky ‘The Funny Lady’. All of these people explained to students how important reading is in their everyday jobs. The week included a dress-up day where students and teachers came dressed as their favourite champion. There certainly were some creative and Ambulance officer Merv reads colourful costumes. Each class had to the students a lucky draw with the prize being a book shop voucher. Another highlight was when well-known children's author, Kyle Mewburn, came and spoke to students. He inspired everyone with his fantastic imagination and passion for writing. Kyle explained the process he takes to write a book and showed the children some of his collection, from his very first book, ‘Hoppleplop’, to his latest release, ‘Blue Gnu’.

World of Maths Roadshow Contributed by Margaret Grambauer, numeracy coach

KG a treat for Ausfunk students Ausfunk Beerwah students combined with six other Ausfunk dance studios for an exclusive workshop with pop sensation KG recently. KG is on tour promoting his hit single 'So Dangerous'. He has contributed to Timomatic, Brian McFadden and Jessica Mouboy as a backup dancer and singer. “KG represents a positive force in the hip hop industry teaching kids to make positive choices in music," said Ausfunk director, Hayley Green. Ausfunk Hip Hop dance classes are held at Beerwah State School on Monday afternoons, visit for more details.

Left to right Angus, Zane, Bailey and Darby attempting a Spatial Knowledge Challenge

Beerwah State School held two sessions of the World of Maths Roadshow in the school hall on August 14. It was an ideal opportunity for students to see how maths is applied to some real life situations. One hundred and twenty of our students from Years 4 - 7 participated in the hour and a half activities. Students worked in groups and were engaged in hands-on activities which enhanced their problem solving skills. Students demonstrated excellent discussion and communication within their groups. Students are looking forward to the next challenge in maths this month.

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with Lea Parkes One day last week I looked at the clock and realised it was already 3.30pm, so I thought I would duck into Matilda’s and grab myself a healthy lunch treat. Yes, I went out with good intentions, as I know they have a great range of lovely veggie packed wraps as well as containers of very enticing looking salads and even some tasty looking sandwiches in their glass cabinets. While I did take a quick look in their hot box, but being nearly 30 degrees outside (we did have a very warm end to our winter) I really didn’t feel like something hot … and then I saw it…. After that, all my good intentions were lost. Mmmm a Frosty Boy soft serve machine. Yes, nothing else could possibly help my lunch time hunger cravings. The only problem was, cone or sundae? Why is life so complicated?

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Stepping into the Landsborough Pub can feel like you’re stepping back in time and while the historic building reminds you of many old Queensland country pubs, you definitely won’t find a limited old menu of counter meals but a wide range of well-priced, quality dining choices. We recently headed along on a Thursday night to grab a big juicy steak for dinner. While I can cook, I have never mastered the talent of getting a rump steak cooked exactly to my liking, it’s always really disappointing. So I have to say when we ordered the $16.00 rump, potatoes and salad deal, talk about exceeding our expectations! It was great value for money and perfectly done – what more can you ask for? They serve lunch daily from 12.00noon – 2.30pm. Dinner is served from 6.00pm – 8.00pm on Sunday to Thursday and 6.00pm – 8.30pm on Friday and Saturday.

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Council News Don’t fur-get to renew your pet registration this September Pet owners will soon receive their annual Sunshine Coast Council animal registration renewal notices in the mail reminding them of the September 30 due date. The annual registration period for cats and dogs commences on October 1 each year and extends to September 30 the following year. Registration is free for pets under six months old and discounts apply for pensioners and for microchipped and de-sexed pets. There are several convenient payment methods

and options available including online payments, over the phone, via Australia Post or at the closest Customer Contact Office. Have your details or your pet’s details changed, or do you no longer own your pet? Pet owners can also notify council of any changes to their pets’ information online including changes to: pensioner details, desexing, microchipping, registration cancellations and address for your animal. For information about renewing your animal registration, visit council’s website.

Kathy Hill Whisper Images – photography for Life! 5494 9555 0409 049 074 Stirling Road, Peachester Monday - Sunday via appointments

We specialise in family portraits and have just launched the Best Friends, Pets and their People project which is an emotive, fun, and entertaining coffee table book containing images of pets and their human owners. The session fees are donated to the Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge at Sippy Creek. I also do real estate, product photography and the occasional wedding. We offer quality professional and personal service backed by years of experience and local knowledge. Our studio at Peachester offers a one-stop portrait shop with a fabulous array of natural and purpose built backdrops for the portraits, right through to custom framing for the finished images. Capturing moments in people’s lives and when they first see an image I have taken and say “Wow! I Love it!” Or they reach for the tissues as they see their family pictures unfold on our viewing screen. Nothing feels better than that. I never tire of watching and photographing the different moods on the Mountains and land all around us.

Community to guide Flexilink future Sunshine Coast Council is calling on residents to have a say on the Flexilink trial service currently operating between Beerwah and Peachester. Feedback from residents will help shape the future of the Beerwah-Peachester Flexilink service, which is funded by council’s Public Transport Levy. Council will send surveys to residents along this route in early September. Everyone who returns the survey before September 21 has the chance to win a $200.00 Visa gift card. Transport Strategy Portfolio Councillor Rick Baberowski said he wanted the community to know these surveys are critical and can be pivotal in determining passenger needs and avenues for any possible improvements to the Flexilink routes and services in the future. “Flexilink services allow people in outlying communities to connect to public transport in neighbouring towns, making it easier to access

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facilities and services across the Sunshine Coast,” Cr Baberowski said. “Feedback from passengers along the Flexilink routes is essential in helping to ascertain whether the service meets passenger needs, and if changes were made in the future, what changes would best suit the community. “This is about the community using their direct experience to transform the future direction of these services, so the most suitable and sustainable transport options can be explored and offered to our residents.” Feedback is also invited for Flexilink trial services between Kenilworth and Mapleton, and Conondale, Witta and Maleny. Surveys will be sent to residents along the three Flexilink routes this month and must be submitted to council no later than September 21. Surveys can also be completed online via the ‘have your say’ section on council’s website. Council introduced new Flexilink trial services across the Sunshine Coast region two years ago but due to low patronage, four of these trials ceased on June 30, 2011. Four Flexilink services remain operating. Analysis of the data will be discussed with the Queensland Government for future consideration.

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Beerwah Books and Bits 5494 3615 46 Simpson Street Beerwah Monday - Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm Saturday 8.30am to 12.00noon Facebook: Beerwah Books and Bits and also Beerwah Books and Bits Vinyl Revival

We specialise in quality pre-loved books for adults and children as well as signed and rare editions. We have approximately 5,000 Vintage Vinyl records LP’s EP’s & 45’s. For us music and books is both a love and a passion. We are fortunate it is also our business. We also love our premises as it is one of, if not the oldest, building in use in the township as a business. It’s quirky and suits us. We love hearing people say what a great shop it is and seeing the joy on someone’s face when they relive a childhood memory or find a book they have been looking for, sometimes for years. We are one of the few remaining book shops in the Coast Hinterland area. We also sell small retro and vintage collectibles and interesting bits. My partner Bernie has 42 years experience working in primary schools and is able to provide appropriate advice of reading material for children and young adults.

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5494 0977 Shop 5, Peachester Road, Beerwah Monday - Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm Saturday 9.00am – 1.00pm

My business involves creating a healthy, active lifestyle within the community. We do this by providing free community exercise groups, community weight loss challenges, free body analysis, nutrition advice, wellness coach training and more. So, whether you’re looking to improve your health and energy or lose weight, we can make it fun! By giving a sense of community & socialisation to all of our activities, we make going for your goals enjoyable and you can even meet new friends too. Whether someone attends our FitClub sessions, Weight Loss Challenge or simply comes in for a free Wellness Evaluation & Bodyscan, the feedback we get is that it’s great to know someone is supporting you in your journey to achieve the health and shape you want. Why Glasshouse Country? We thought it seemed a lovely place to raise a family – it seems we were right!

We specialise in pets as well as pet products and supplies, along with being able to take care of your fish and aquaria needs. I am passionate about animals, as well as being knowledgeable and experienced. We get great satisfaction from being able to help our customers solve the problems they are having with their pets including health and behavioural issues. The shop stocks a variety of pets from hermit crabs to rats, mice and guinea pigs. As well as puppies and kittens that come in from time to time. If you are having problems with your fish we can test your tank water free of charge. You will find a great range of animal food, including guinea pig food, bagged daily and a full selection of frozen snake food. The black hawk dog and cat food is a new holistic product. Complete and healthy, premium australian made with no additives. We provide advice about ticks and fleas, and are able to provide a great range of pet products to assist including the Neem products which is organic and natural and repels fleas, ticks, mites and is gentle for all animals. We currently have a 25% sale on all dog coats and soft dog beds. Facebook: Aannsha’s DoTerra Essential Oils, Life Direction Readings with Aannsha, Guided Relaxation CDs by Aannsha Jones

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Our highly qualified and experienced hairdressers and beauty therapists specialise in all aspects of hairdressing and beauty services for men, women and children all under the one roof in a comfortable, modern air-conditioned salon. We do hair colouring, foiling, style cuts, perming, straightening, styles for special occasions as well as beauty services including facials, chemical peels, massage, waxing, tinting, make-ups, electrolysis, day spa treatments, manicure and pedicure, acrylic nails, ear piercing and wedding services. We are now also offering microdermabrasion and the services of a laser specialist on a monthly basis. I have been in my own business for 20 years now and still love coming into the salon every day and continue to grow and learn new things all the time. Originally we came to Beerwah to expand the business as I had a salon in Maleny for 15 years but decided a few years ago to put all my energy into the salon in Beerwah.

We specialise in selling and renting properties in Mooloolah, Glenview and surrounding areas. We are a family run business that believes in going the extra mile for our clients. Good honest customer service is what we provide and we do not believe in the hard sell, as people must be allowed to make their own decisions to sell or buy. I have a passion for properties so selling houses is my perfect job, I love being my own boss and the satisfaction of helping clients move on in their lives, which ultimately is what everyone wants to achieve. We came to the area as a change from NSW and we really love the area and all it has to offer. Now spring is in the air people are on the move and we have recently sold several properties in Mooloolah and Glenview and need more listings for our waiting clients. Please give me a call if you wish to discuss your selling or renting options

Lorraine Enright Certitude Life Coaching 0408 827 116 or 5438 7049 1B / 11 Bruce Parade Glass House Mtns Monday – Saturday (daytime and evenings)

Specialising in Self Awareness and Self-Acceptance be that for an individual, couples or small business, Life Coaching enables a positive focus on all areas of career, business, health, wealth, relationships, spiritually or personal development. Life Coaching is the art of personal development which helps enhance, empower and prosper your life and work experiences. It is quickly becoming one of the leading tools that successful people use to live extraordinary lives. Through weekly or fortnightly coaching sessions my clients identify what is most important to them, begin to gain a different perspective and align their thoughts, words and actions accordingly. If you think something is missing in your life, it is possibly you. Self-Acceptance is the essence of the authentic you, it is looking through the eyes of love. The techniques, strategies and skills I use help people to release limiting beliefs and blockages that have been holding them back. The coaching style enables a person to create their desired changes at the unconscious level so that lasting change can occur. Being a professional, passionate and qualified NLP Life Coach I love seeing and hearing clients accomplish their results, that is what it's all about. SEPTEMBER 5 2012 |

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Mobile Broadband

Whether for the home, business or just getting about, Mobile Broadband is very popular, but when choosing a provider or devices, there are several things to consider. Often, the best deal you can find may not satisfy your needs. It is essential you check out coverage provided by the provider; if travelling this may not be so important, but when back at base you need good coverage. We recommend that you choose a Mobile Wi-Fi device, which normally you can connect to 5 gadgets concurrently, such as smart phones and tablets. Even if you only have 1 gadget, this option gives you the added capability of positioning the modem in the “best spot” to receive coverage. It also gives you flexibility to add gadgets as you collect them! The alternative is a USB modem which needs to be plugged into your Laptop/Tablet. These USB routers can also be plugged into a 3G wireless router, but the Wi-Fi modem is much easier to set up for this purpose. Now that 4G is up and running Mobile Broadband can give you download speeds of up to 40Mbps (major CBD’s), and reportedly, at worst 1Mbps – which makes Mobile Broadband an attractive way to get your internet. For help, call Gus at Mooloolah Computers on 0405 125 662 NOT the shop, we come to YOU!

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Community Meetings

Glasshouse Country Toastmasters Thursday, September 6 Contributed by Kerry Gillam Do you know how much the community has benefited from the Club’s accomplishments? For this, we are very proud. We have run Speech Craft Courses to prepare Year 7 students for their transition to high school; these being Glasshouse State School, Eudlo State School, Glenview State School, Beerwah State School, Mooloolah State School and Montville State School. On Wednesday, September 5 another group of Year 7’s from Glenview will be graduating. Also for the last three years, Speech Craft Courses have been run at the Green Army, giving them the confidence to venture out into the workforce. A few years ago, another Speech Craft Course was run for people who work during the day. We have also had a kitchenette installed in the hall of the Church on the Rise, Beerwah, which is now enjoyed for use by ourselves and other groups in the area. We have been part of the area for over 10 years and we are happy to have achieved all this for others. Why not come along to a meeting? Having guests attend adds to the success and vibrancy of the Club. You will be welcomed and also, we are sure, you will have a great time. Meetings are held the second and fourth Thursday of each month held at the Church on the Rise, starting at 9.00am. Please ring either Kerry 5494 0161 or Martine 5496 9988.

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At our last games day the lucky door fruit bowl winner was Patricia Williamson and the other raffle winner was George Bowers. In carpet bowls, Margaret Lamb and Ernesta De Clara beat Billie Lupton and Ian McCarron 27 - 13. Jim McCarron and John Anthony beat Martin Bowers and Neville Woolley 11 - 4. Martin Bowers and Neville Woolley beat George Bowers and George Bray 13 - 5. Several prizes were won in cards games. Last Thursday local members were hosts to Senior Citizens from Strathpine. A morning tea, entertainment, lunch and drawing of numerous raffles were enjoyed by all. Thank you to all helpers on the day both in the kitchen and in the hall. Reminders: Tuesday, September 1 -1 monthly meeting (barbecue), guest speaker from retirement village. Hot water and cakes for barbecue please. Morning tea at 9.00am 9.15am. Stall, lucky door, raffle prizes to be won. Wednesday, September 19 - visit from Kawana Senior Citizens Club. Tuesday, September 25 games day. Thursday, September 27 - bus trip to Redcliff Leagues Club. For enquiries and bookings ring Jim on 5496 9836. Bus pickup times will be decided at September monthly meeting. Tuesday, October 9 - monthly meeting. Tuesday, October 16 - visit from Caboolture Senior Citizens Club. Tuesday, October 23 - games day.

Sunshine Coast Arthritis Support Group meeting, 12.45pm at the Maroochydore RSL SubBranch, RSL House, 106 Memorial Avenue, Maroochydore. Contact Mary 5441 2259, 0403 339 057 or Jeanette 5443 7446. Guest speaker Dr Clinton Herd on arthritis today and in the future. Glasshouse Country Uniting Church, 9.30am Chris and Martin Bell will present their PNG DVD on the unforgettable trip to Gabagaba earlier this year. All interested persons welcome.

Saturday, September 8 Glasshouse Mountains Neighbourhood Centre AGM, 2.00pm at the Centre, Ryan Street, Glasshouse.

Sunday, September 9 Glasshouse Hinterland Australian Football Club AGM, 11.30am in the Landsborough Recreation Centre, Tunnel Ridge Road Landsborough. For Nominations or further details contact President Phill McCombe on 0412 989 135 or pkmc@

Wednesday, September 12 The Glass House Mountains Rural Fire Brigade AGM, 7.30pm at the Fire Station in Ryan Street, Glass House Mountains. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Menshed gather each Wednesday 8.30am 12.30pm. If you have a bit of time you’d like to share, meet some great blokes, learn new skills or just have a cuppa and a chat, come along to the Market Shed at the Beerwah Resource Recovery Centre, Roberts Road, Beerwah. For more information give Bob a call 0427 606 240. Glasshouse Country Prostate Cancer Support Group meeting, 5.30pm for 6.00pm at the Mary Mackillop Centre, Peachester Road, Beerwah. Guest speaker Dr Sagar Ramani. For more information contact Bob McLean 0427 606 240 or email bob.mcl@

Thursday, September 20 Peachester District Horticultural Society Inc The next meeting of the Peachester District Horticulture Society will be on September 20 starting at 9.30am at the Peachester Hall. Lunch will then be at Trish’s place afterwards – please bring a chair. All visitors Welcome.

Conditions To ensure all regular contributors are given an opportunity to have their reports printed each month please keep your contributions to a maximum of 250 words or 200 words and a photo. or for community meetings up to 20 words maximum

Health Check

Free foot checks

Stepping Out Podiatry is offering a ‘Free Foot Check’ for children during the month of September. Children’s feet are not simply little adult’s feet – they have a unique development pattern of their own. This free foot check offers an ideal opportunity to have your child’s feet assessed if: 1. You notice uneven shoe wear on your child’s shoes 2. You notice any skin rashes, hard skin, lumps or bumps on the feet of your child 3. Your child complains of recurrent pain in the feet or legs 4. Your child is constantly tripping and falling 5. Your child suffers shin-splints, heel pain, knee pain or muscle tightness and fatigue after playing sport 6. You have any other concerns about your children’s feet Early detection is vital to prevent on-going issues re-occurring into your child’s adult life. The podiatrists at Stepping Out Podiatry, Sarah and Jason, are highly skilled health professionals trained to deal with conditions of the feet and lower limbs. This offer is available to new patients only for the month of September in our Landsborough Clinic. So, “get your child off on the right foot - for life” and phone 1300 881 082 for an appointment.

YOUR LOCAL FOOT & ANKLE CLINIC CHILDREN’S FREE FOOT CHECK For the month of September by Appointment only

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Curves is not for sissies… and we can prove it! With the days getting warmer, it won’t be long before you’ll want to wear your short dresses and swimmers, so when could be a better time to head along to Curves and see how they can make sure you are in the best shape possible! Curves of Beerwah will give all non-members who come in to the club between September 4 - 18 a free 30 day membership so they can see for themselves that Curves is not for sissies. In addition to individual challenges that Curves members will be pledging to do, Curves of Beerwah is organising a group ‘No Limits’ event, scheduled for Tuesday, September 18 at 10.00am. The event is open to the public and non-members are invited to participate. For more information about ‘Not For Sissies’, the ‘No Limits’ event, or how to get your free 30 day membership, contact Curves of Beerwah at 5494 0455. Or you can come in to the club, located at 12/21 Peachester Road, Turner Park Shopping Centre, Beerwah during opening hours 6.00am – 10.00am and then 2.00pm – 7.00pm Monday to Friday and on Saturday from 8.00am – 10.00am.

WE HAVE NO LIMITS Come see for yourself what it feels like to be stronger, healthier and more energetic in just 30 days. Curves makes it possible for you to take on new challenges and accomplish new goals. Find a club near you at or call

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12/21 Peachester Road, Beerwah .

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You Said It What's in the Spotlight Have your say on Flexilink services Have your say on the Flexilink trial services operating between Beerwah and Peachester, Kenilworth and Mapleton, and Conondale, Witta and Maleny to help determine if the services meet passenger needs. The survey will be posted to residents along these routes during September, and is also be available on council’s website via the ‘have your say’ link. Return your survey by 21 September for a chance to win a $200 Visa gift card.

Planning an outdoor wedding? The Sunshine Coast has gorgeous parks and beaches where weddings can be held. When planning your special day, don’t forget you need a permit to hold a wedding ceremony in an outdoor public space. Getting a permit from council is quick and easy. Visit council’s website to find out how to obtain yours or call council’s Customer Service Centre.

Sunshine Coast Australia Day 2013 The Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards for 2013 are on and nominations for everyday people are encouraged. Nominees don’t have to be famous because the Awards are for those unsung heroes who make a difference to life on the Sunshine Coast. Nominations close December 28 so grab this chance to recognise the Coast’s inspiring individuals, organisations and groups. Details are on council’s website.

Active Healthy Sunshine Coast New Lift for Life, individualised resistance training classes and new Heartmoves, low to moderate group physical activity classes, have commenced in Cooroy and Nambour, as well as Maroochydore and Caloundra. There are also new Heart Foundation Walking groups across the Sunshine Coast. See council’s website for details or call council about the Active, Healthy Sunshine Coast program.

Job well done

Send a letter to our Paralympians

After many months of wet weather, the mould and mildew outside our home was out of control. Something had to be done. It was not a job us oldies could tackle. By chance we found Todd – The House and Driveway Washer – who came to our rescue. He arrived on time, was very helpful and gave us a good quote. It was a refreshing change after another company chose to ignore us. Nothing was too much trouble for him – he did an amazing job. We’ve since referred him to our neighbours who are equally happy with his professionalism and attention to detail. It is comforting to know that there are still people out there ready to do the best they can and not rip people off or give them the run-around. Todd, thank you! We’ll definitely be coming back to you.

For the first time since the program launched in 1992, Australian students will be invited to write letters of support to Australia's Paralympic Athletes via the Australia Post Letter Link program. Primary school children across the country have already sent thousands of letters of support to our Olympic athletes, and with the Paralympic Games now featuring, students have the opportunity to write to a Paralympian to boost their spirits as they strive for gold in London. The London 2012 Paralympic Games runs for 11 days, from August 30. With 161 athletes competing in 13 sports, the Australian team is tipped to uphold their top 5 ranking. To find out more information and to write a letter, visit Visit the official Australian Paralympic Team website at au/athletes for a list of the current Australian Paralympic Team. Olympic and Paralympic Team Posties, all of whom are Australia Post employees, will sort and deliver the Letter Link letters to the Athletes' Village in London.

Larraine Olzaid, Beerburrum

Charity Sports thanks Contributed by Bruce Page, Committee Chairman With the weather smiling this year, the 2012 Beerwah Charity Sports was a very successful day, with lots of enthusiasm for the event itself and for the cause. As in previous years, all proceeds from the day will go to Cancer Council Queensland. On behalf of the Charity Sports Committee, I would like to thank all the organisations and individuals who helped make the annual sports day such a success. And of course a day like this would not be possible without the local business community, who continue their generous support year after year. This reminds us what a vital role local businesses play in a community – without them it would be

hard to run events like the Charity Sports, which are so important in keeping community spirit alive. The Committee have tried over the years to make the Charity Sports a fun day for all concerned, while raising much-needed funds for cancer research. It was heartening to see such a good crowd this year, a great roll-up of horses in the ring events, and all other activities so well supported. A special thanks to Cameron and Aaron who donated their time and expertise, and thrilled the crowd with their freestyle motocross display. We expect this year’s Charity Sports to be very successful financially, and look forward to letting everyone know the fund-raising total when details are finalised.

Dads Read at local libraries Families are invited to be part of the free, fun Dads Read celebrations during September at Sunshine Coast libraries across the region. There are special activities for babes to eighteen months, littlies 12 months to 3 years and story telling sessions with legend dads for kids to 5 years. The program promotes reading aloud for 10 minutes each day as the best investment a parent can make in their child’s future. Visit council’s library website for details.

Commercial Use of Community Land Visit council's website between September 10 - 30 and have your say in the Commercial Use of Community Land consultation and help council understand the businesses that the community supports using public land. The information will guide the development of a new application process before current permits expire in June.

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Public Holiday changes

Some of you may have heard the news that the Newman Government has legislated to change the Labour Day public holiday to the first Monday in October from 2013. This is designed to break up the concentration of public holidays in the April-May period, while also providing a break for workers in the second half of the year. The decision was made to keep the Queen’s Birthday public holiday consistent with all other states and territories with the exception of Western Australia. A review of the 2011 amendment to the Holiday Act 1983 showed strong community support to move Labour Day as opposed to the Queen’s Birthday public holiday. We do still have the extra one this year so don’t forget that Monday, October 1 is a holiday!

Out and About

Well done to everyone involved with organising the annual Beerwah Charity Sports Day last weekend. I took a few of my kids again this year and they had a blast. Events like these demonstrate what a close knit community we have and I thank those locals who came along on the day and donated money from their own pockets.

Electricity Price Rises

Some AGL customers have contacted my office recently regarding price rises on their electricity account. I have been advised by the office of the Minister for Energy and Water Supply that current price rises are a direct result of the introduction of the Carbon Tax. The Carbon Tax is the tax on energy production and each of these electricity retailers utilise different forms of energy production and unfortunately it is set to increase the price of electricity for all Queenslanders. The price increase should only be reflective of the price increase of the Carbon Tax. What we need to bear in mind is that some forms of electricity generation cost more than others due to the way it impacts on carbon emissions. To compare prices and deals with electricity providers, check the following website electricity-retail/comparator. Legislation will also be in effect later this year to allow customers to change between providers without paying an exit fee.

Mark McArdle

State member for Caloundra P: 5491 2780

Speeding along Roberts Road, Beerwah

I have been contacted by some locals who are upset about people speeding and tailgating during school zone hours along Roberts Road, Beerwah. I have suggested they contact the local police to request more patrols of the area. Two major schools are situated along this road; Glasshouse Country Christian College and Beerwah State High School. Woodgrove Estate and a childcare centre are also situated off this busy road. It’s important to remember that all cars must travel at 40km/h in school zones from 7.00am - 9.00am and 2.00pm - 4.00pm on school days. These hours became standardised for all school zones in the south-east earlier this year. It’s also important to always adhere to the signs, regardless if a crossing supervisor is present. These speed limits are in place for a reason, it’s better to be patient for the short stretch rather than be part of an accident that you may regret for the rest of your life. Well done to those of you who do the right thing and if anyone else has concerns about this please contact my office.

Feedback on Intersection

Last week, as reported in Glasshouse Country News, I put the call out for residents to contact my office regarding concerns over the intersection out the front of Beerwah Primary School - Old Gympie Road/Peachester Road. Many residents are worried there is no safe place for school children to cross along this busy stretch. I’m urging all parents and locals who are concerned about this area to contact my office so we can get something done. A petition needs to be started, which I can then lodge in Parliament. Never underestimate the power of a community rallying together.

Glasshouse Chamber

Congratulations to Bob McLean, who is now the president of the Glasshouse Country Chamber of Commerce. Many of you will remember Bob recently ran for a seat in local politics and he is still an active member of the community. Well done to Bob and I look forward to continuing to work with the Chamber on local issues.

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Local Music Scene Music Today

with Dr Michael Whittaker

Michael lives at Glass House Mountains and is a professional musician, composer and recording studio owner

The art of improvisation: Part 3 As a final in this short series about improvisation I’d like to discuss how one learns to improvise. Now this assumes that as a musician you have had a balanced musical education – i.e. learnt how to read music, played in a school orchestra and big band, played with some friends in a pop, jazz or blues band and sat around the table playing Irish tunes or Macedonian dance music. Whether this is your story or not, if you’d to like develop a feel for improvising (in any style) then at some point you just have to take the risk and dive in. The biggest thing to take on board with improvising is that there are no mistakes - anything is possible, and you only get ‘good’ at it by doing it! I think there are three approaches one can take in learning how to improvise. Jazz players learn their scales - not just the standard major and minor scales and arpeggios, but all of the modes as well. And they learn what chord progressions they can use the various scales with. It is highly technical and because of the theory involved, intellectually very stimulating. A similar approach is used in ‘classical improvisation’ where one might improvise in the style of say Bach or Mozart. More popular musicians, including those who play folk and rock, tend to base their improvisations on a song’s melodic line. At its most basic a solo (which is what a musician improvises) is simply an instrumental version of the song’s ‘tune’, but at its best it subtly develops the melodic line with inflection, injects harmonic interest and shows the musicality of the instrumentalist. A third method, and I am proposing something here which appeals to free improvisers because it is more abstract, requires us to consider a definition of improvisation which is truer to its use in other art forms than it is to music. That is ‘the art of reacting in the moment and in response to the stimulus of one’s immediate environment and inner feeling’ (wikipedia). In practical terms your improvisation is not accompanied, or at least it might not appear to be, and you are not working with a chord progression or ostinato (musical riff). Initially you might produce just one sound, then elaborate it in the most subtle ways until you feel you have fully explored the potential of that one sound. Silence, or ‘making no sound’ becomes integral to your performance, as does the environment or ambience in which you are performing. You then add a second sound or pitch to your first and a huge range of possibilities appears to open up. It is improvisation or music making in its purest form, and, to me at least, seems to be very organic, even earthy. Do have a creative musical month.

Live & Local in September

What’s on at the … Beerwah Hotel, Landsborough Hotel, Beerwah RSL, Club Glasshouse, Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club Friday, September 7 Sarenda Beerwah Hotel From 8pm

Sarenda are an upbeat, modern, rock driven cover band. Part of Sarenda’s unique appeal is created by Renee’s strong vocal range from sweet acoustic to full on rock.

Friday, September 8 Georgia Fall Beerwah Hotel From 8pm

Georgia Fall is at the beginning of something big, something very big. With the collective talent of three individual musical minds, creates a sound that will resonate with all music fans alike. With four hours of live country music kicking off at 8.00pm, why not book a table and come early for dinner?

Thursday, September 13 Glasshouse Muso’s club Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club 7pm – 10pm

This will be a fantastic evening, jam packed with local aspiring musicians. Lots of solos, duos, trios and quartets will be featured on the night and of course new musicians and lovers of music are always welcome to attend.

Thursday, September 27 Glasshouse Muso’s club Beerwah RSL 7pm – 10pm

Following on from a very successful first night at the RSL last month the club will return for another great evening featuring solos, duos, trios and quartets and of course new musicians and lovers of music are always welcome to attend.

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Michael teaches music students from his home studio and runs the Glasshouse Muso’s Club. If you would like to find out more contact him on M: 0419 026 895 or E:

University quickly warms to ‘Chill out Tuesday’

Tuesdays have become the new groove days at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Some of the region’s top young musicians have been given the chance to showcase their talents to appreciative lunch-time audiences on campus as part of USC’s ‘Chill out Tuesday’ series. The weekly performances have been organised by USC’s Student Services with assistance from Arts student and booking agent Rosalie Maguire. Ms Maguire said a growing number of students and staff were taking time out to enjoy the quality entertainment, which has so far included Ziggy Alberts and Mitch Barrington. “There is so much musical talent here on the Sunshine Coast and within the University, so this is a great opportunity for them to get some exposure,” she said. “It has created a lovely atmosphere on campus. We’re seeing a decent-sized crowd sitting in the sun enjoying the music.” Student Equity and Diversity Officer Marjorie Blowers said she’d received plenty of positive feedback about the performances.

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What’s On Out & About

Chilly wine and cheese night

Hermits rocked Beerwah Last Thursday night the Herman's Hermits show filled the RSL to capacity with over 200 people seated for the show, and while the crowd might have been seated there was plenty of seat dancing, swaying and singing coming from the audience.

Last Saturday night the Friends of Bankfoot House held a wine and cheese evening, with the cheese supplied by Maleny Cheeses and the wines by Cloveley Estate. The funds raised will go to the Cancer Council. The verandah was the perfect setting for the evening although when the temperature started to plummet below 10 degrees the front room with the pianola became very popular!

On the pianola is Ron Gillinder, at back is Gail and John Gyzemyter and Greg Vincent Full house at Beerwah RSL

Judy and David Cook with Ron and Sheila Morgan travelled up from Brisbane for the night

Walter and Scott Darrough with Jenny Jennings from Glass House Mountains had a great spot right in front of the band

Ann and Jeff Ross on duty behind the makeshift bar – a stylish old twin tub washing machine

Keen gardeners Colin and Valmae Phillips of Glass House Mountains had scrubbed up well for the night

RSL Sub-branch fellas Taffy Watkins (back) Jim Hilbert, Jim Easton, Nev Layt and Alan Wilcock

Ethel Burgess showed off her piano accordion skills

Bill Morgan and Bob Malcolm sampling some wine on the evening

Diane Cheal took to the job of pedal pumper on the pianola with much enthusiasm

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Things 2 Do Mooloolah Community Barbeque Come along to the first Mooloolah and District Community barbeque of the season. It will be held on Friday, September 7 from 5.00pm 7.00pm. The event has been organised so that there is something for everyone. A highlight for the night will be the live entertainment with local star Julie Paris. Find a full range of health information from the visiting Carebus. Bring along your excess homegrown fruit and veg to swap with others. Find a bargain at Community Op Shop. Don’t miss this fun sociable event at the Mooloolah Community Centre, 43 Bray Road. Enquiries contact 5494 7822. Proudly supported by White’s IGA.

Machine Gun Preacher movie fundraiser

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C&K Kindy - Cnr King Road and Bray Road, Mooloolah • Live Entertainment • Lucky Door Prizes and Raffles (major prize of a family holiday and fabulous runner up prizes) • Fashion Parade, Beauty Treatments and Massage • Numerous stalls featuring clothing, shoes, jewellery, art, hand crafts, beauty products, books and candles

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On Thursday, September 13 at 6.30pm, the film Machine Gun Preacher will be screened at Mooloolah State School hall, King Road, Mooloolah, to raise funds for the Machine Gun Preacher Appeal. The inspiring movie is based on a true story about Sam Childers (played by Gerard Butler) from Pennsylvania USA, who transformed from violent drug-dealing gang biker to a man of faith; and became a staunch defender of kidnapped and orphaned African children. Mooloolah State School is sponsoring the event so 100 per cent of proceeds will go to the Machine Gun Preacher Appeal to help house, educate, feed and protect children who are vulnerable to being forced into training and fighting with brutal rebel armies. Admission is $10.00, and tea and coffee and sweets will be provided. The movie is M-rated, so recommended for mature viewers over 15 years. For enquiries, phone 0432 104 348 or 0409 670 552.

Ladies Night In The C&K Mooloolah Community Kindergarten annual fundraising event is on again for 2012! All ladies are welcome to join us for a wonderful evening on Saturday, September 15 as our fantastic Kindy is transformed for our annual Ladies Night In. Gourmet supper and dessert, live entertainment, licensed bar, beauty treatments and massage, fantastic raffles, lucky door prizes, stalls featuring jewellery, hand crafts, art, clothing, shoes, beauty products, candles and much more. Gourmet supper and dessert as well as a free glass of champagne or wine is included in the ticket price. All funds raised go towards educational equipment and resources for the kindy. If you would like to join us for a fantastic night on Saturday, September 15, please contact Kathryn at the Kindy on 5494 7331 or by email at to purchase your ticket. The ticket price is $25.00 and we would encourage you to get in quick so you don’t miss out.

Great value family photography Have you got plenty of great digital snaps of the family but haven’t got around to having a family portrait done? You might want to consider taking advantage of the fundraiser Mooloolah After School and Vacation Care has organised. Advanced Life Photographers are coming to the After School Care building in King Road on the State School Grounds, on Saturday, September 22 from 9.00am to take family portraits. The cost is only $25.00, for which you will receive a framed 10 X 13 inch colour print of your family, an A3 sketch of the family portrait, and a key ring, including a photo. You also have the opportunity to purchase packs at a later date. This offer is open to anyone in the community to participate. Please ring and book in for your photo session with Belinda or Michelle on 5494 7491. Don’t leave it too late and miss out.

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Get up&Grow with Jade King

Jade King is a local wife and mum of three who is passionate about vegetable gardening

Sharing your garden! Gardening is often about sharing plants, seeds and cuttings. When it comes to this, I can honestly say that my patch has contributions from across Australia. Most of my new plant additions have come from neighbours, friends and family, not just from my current home, but from each place I have lived at since moving out of the home where I grew up. It has become quite a collection with many stories of generosity mingled with fond memories’ of past neighbours and places. On this note, I’d like to pass on some tips on what you can easily share from your garden and how. This can also be very handy when relocating residences so you don’t lose those precious plant collections! Asparagus My asparagus plant originated from rural NSW and has thrived in Queensland. Division of established asparagus plants, by digging the rhizome crowns, is the quickest way to get plants to picking stage and so I always try to do this at the end of winter if I have friends after some asparagus. Rosemary Once again my Rosemary is of NSW origin and has travelled from place to place with me and assuming it hasn’t been removed, is growing in a number of places where I have previously lived. To propagate it, I simply bury a section of a low branch and leave it for a month or so until it grows some roots. I then cut this off the mother plant and pot it up. I find this a lot more effective, simple and reliable than taking cuttings. Herbs and small plants I have loads of different herbs despite the fact that I don’t actually use most of them as much as I should. I find many herbs such as mint, chives and oregano tend to live through anything and are harder to kill than grow, so these I tend to just try to keep tame in a pot. Hence these are very simple just to cut and pass on to anyone to grow anywhere. My aloe vera plant has come with me everywhere and just pulling off a pup and planting it up for a friend works just fine. Finally, I have kept my strawberries from since I first left home, always taking a large pot of new plants that I can take runners from to start up new patches wherever I go. These also make great little gifts to young and old gardeners alike. Cuttings – mulberries Now is a great time to get some new mulberry plants on the go. Last year I started my mulberry hedge simply by sticking cuttings directly in the ground. Mulberries are one of the simplest cuttings you will ever do. Tubers – greater yam, yacon I have kept some of the rhizomes and tubers of my yacon that I dug up earlier this year in a cool dark place in damp sand and any spare I have at planting time I like to share out. Likewise, when I dig my greater yam plant up soon, I will share pieces around for others to grow. Sharing knowledge and resources is one of the most precious gifts of gardening. As we enter spring, look around your patch and see what you can share with a neighbour, friend or family. Until next month in Get Up and Grow …

Build it and they will come (croak croak) Mooloolah River Waterwatch and Landcare (MRW&L) help a lot of larger landholders to look after and manage their land and waterways for the protection of our environment, plants and animals. But smaller householders can also play a part in making our landscape a place where native wildlife can live happily and thrive. One way is to create a backyard pond which is both beautiful and a wildlife haven. It’s not as hard as you might think, but it’s not just a matter of digging a hole and filling it with water. There are some important factors to take into account if you want your backyard pond to be a wildlife sanctuary rather than a toad and mosquito playground. To help people get started on the right foot, MRW&L are hosting a workshop on pond construction on the morning of September 8 at their nursery on Steve Irwin Way, Glenview. Patrick Handley and Mitch Davis from Waterscapes Australia will conduct the workshop to demonstrate how to set up a pond. It is a five hour practical workshop that will cover the correct installation of a pond with a small wetland filtration system. Waterfall construction, rock and pebble choice, edge finishing, and pond ecology will also be covered. The finished pond will be functioning and beautiful. This is a practical workshop and all participants are invited to turn up ready to help if they want to. The cost is only $20.00 (morning tea provided). All you need to bring is a hat, water bottle, gloves and enclosed footwear – and enthusiasm. Please contact MRW&L if you would like to attend and let them know if you have any dietary requirements on 5494 5074 or

Open Garden with real heart Orchid Grove, 17 Barkston Court, Buderim will be open as part of the Open Gardens Australia on September 15 and 16 10.00am - 4.30pm daily. This award winning Orchid Garden, featured in Gardening Australia and other TV lifestyle programs, is again open for the public to enjoy. A beautifully landscaped property, Orchid Grove features extensive matured native and exotic gardens which have developed to appear as to now be naturalised into the local environment. Specialties are the orchids, bromeliads, water features, walk in bird aviary and rustic farm equipment. The weekend is a fundraising venture for the medical humanitarian aid programs in Vietnam, especially for the children impacted by the ongoing effects of agent orange. Funds will also go towards an ambulance medical boat in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam - a first for SE Asia! This will assist greatly with poor families and emergencies along the many waterways, canals and rivers. Because it is a year of ‘historic exhibits’ for Buderim, this garden will display farm and antique equipment and items that date back to early Australian settlement. Entry is $6.00, with children free.

Phone: 5439 0999

Proudly sponsored by Coochin Creek Co-op for all your gardening needs 39 Simpson St, Beerwah Ph: 5494 6219 Jade likes her family to be able to live as self sufficiently as possible from her garden and she loves to share her knowledge with others.

Fax: 5439 0077

1/28 Simpson St, Beerwah Q. 4519

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Noticeboard Leaping Lizards playgroup

Relay for Life Car Rally

Wetlands Photography competition

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!

Help support The Rank Outsiders fundraise for Cancer Council Queensland. Join the rally on Sunday, September 16, 10.00am at Daisy’s Place (formerly Rustic Cabin). Competitors will need to collect a specific item at several locations across the Coast. The rally will cover approximately 100 km and take around two and a half hours. First prize, family pass to Australia Zoo, second prize family pass to Underwater World. Cost $15.00 per car. To register go to and make a $15.00 donation to The Rank Outsiders and email your receipt to therankoutsiders@ Include your name, team and vehicle name.

Time is running out to get your entries in to the Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary’s Photography Competition. The closing date is Friday, September 28 and the theme is ‘The Colour of the Wetlands’, so get snapping and email us for an entry form and guidelines The walk is open daily and the information centre is open every Sunday afternoon, so come on down and have a chat to one of our volunteers. The next meeting of our group will be held on Thursday, September 13 at 4.00pm in the Mangrove Room at the Wetlands, Sports Road Bli Bli. Call Derek on 0402 352 077 for more information.

Pastel Society of Australia September demonstration with master pastellist Louise Corke on ‘portraits’. Tuesday, September 11, 7.00pm - 9.00pm at the Mountain Creek High School, Lady Musgrave Drive, Mountain Creek. PSA members $5.00, visitors $10.00.

Mooloolah Family Fun Day

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

Whites IGA, Sunshine Coast Council and Mooloolah Community Centre are again hosting the Mooloolah Community Family Fun Day on Sunday, October 14. Stallholders are currently being registered. Stalls for the event are free for not-for-profit groups and $25.00 for others. The Centre also welcomes any enquiries about volunteers for the event and community involvement. Contact the centre on 5494 7822/ 0400 685 685. Email: admin@

Mooloolah Valley Playgroup

Raffle Results

The Mooloolah Valley Playgroup meets every Friday 9.00am – 12.00noon at Mooloolah Public Hall, Bray Road, Mooloolah. Vacancies exist for parents/carers with little ones from birth to five years. Please contact Playgroup Queensland on (toll free) 1800 171 882 for further details.

Glass House Country RSL Sub Branch Inc. for Friday, August 24. Lucky Door – Rita and John, free meal, meat tray - Kevin Beasley, fruit and veggie tray – Rita, ,fruit and veggie tray - Yvonne, Glass House Community Hall Father’s Day Raffle was won by N. Shaw with ticket, prize was a tray of goodies.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Support


Life is in the giving

Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room’s only window. The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back. The men talked for hours on end, about their wives and families, their homes, their jobs, their involvement in the military service, and where they had been on vacation. Every afternoon when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he would pass the time by describing to his roommate all the things he could see outside the window. The man in the other bed began to live for those one hour periods where his world would be broadened and enlivened by all the activity and color of the world outside. As the man by the window described the scene in exquisite detail, the man on the other side of the room would close his eyes and imagine the picturesque scene.

Glasshouse Country Uniting Church A Caring Christian Community

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



A musical concert Sunday, September 16, 2.00pm at the Mooloolah Community Hall. Something for everyone! Old favourites and movie themes, flamenco, hip hop and vocal performances by the students of Mooloolah School. $10.00 adult, $8.00 senior, school students free. Afternoon tea included. Tickets available at Mooloolah Public Hall on Thursday mornings, at the door or by phoning 5494 7793.

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Glasshouse Country Ministers Fellowship


Women Meeting for Breakfast Buderim Bowls Club, Syd Lingard Drive, Buderim, 6.45am for 7.00am start. Come and join a great group of ladies for an informal breakfast and to meet others in your area, $20.00 pp payable on arrival (cash only). Bookings essential to or 0419 878 435 by Sunday, September 9.


Pastor Rod Jobe Church on the Rise One morning, the nurse arrived to bring water for their baths only to find the lifeless body of the man by the window, who had died peacefully in his sleep. The other man asked if he could be moved next to the window. Slowly, he propped himself up on one elbow to take his first look at the real world outside. It faced a blank wall. The man asked the nurse what could have compelled his deceased roommate who had described such wonderful things outside this window. She said he was blind and could not even see the wall. She said, “perhaps he just wanted to encourage you.” (Author unknown) There is tremendous happiness in making others happy, despite our own situations. Shared grief is half the sorrow, but happiness when shared, is doubled. If you want to feel rich, just count all the things you have that money can't buy. It is always ‘more blessed to give than receive’.

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

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


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

A to Z of Trades and Services &





0439 247 266 BSA # 1132000 / L004114

Antennas / TV


Government Endorsed Antenna Installer

5494 0944

Mobile Auto Electrician Alternators • Starter Motors • Batteries

Peter - 0431 017 916


Shed 8/47, Beerwah Pde Beerwah

5494 0000



Mobile: 0429 960 300

Jeff & Ann Ross 



• A Grade Mechanic Lic. No. 6342

• Mechanical Repairs

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

Honest, Reliable Mechanical Repairs & Servicing

Terry Vost


0434 090 197






5492 9321

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


Rapid Brick & Block Laying

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

Rendering, Paving & Concreting

0422 580 178 BSA 1182661

ALL AREAS 0407 146 626

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Phone 0411 877 616

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

or email


GRAHAM GREEN Ph: 5496 0300


 Qld Company Lastest Technology Professional Technicians

trucks cars earthmoving trailers

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Service Workshop

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

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Call Damien Oxley – 0418 755 212 Glass House Mountains

Top Quality Servicing & Repairs on all cars & 4WD

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

5494 0747

* Log Book Servicing * General Repairs and Maintenance * Automatic Transmission Specialist * Over 15 years experience

Where we specialise in customers not just cars

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




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52 52 Peachester Peachester Rd Rd BEERWAH BEERWAH

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

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

7 Days

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License No 71591


Pensioner Discounts


Arctic au 22675


ABN 40450476515

 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


Visit our website:

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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


Ph: 0422 864 744


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

Diesel Mechanic

Builders/ Carpenters


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


A Airconditioning

Gold Card No.: 24113

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Builders/ Carpenters

NEED A QUALITY BUILDER? THINKING OF RENOVATING? Insurance Repairs Small Jobs Welcome BSA Lic # 1018329


Kerrie 0488 498 034 Terry 0427 948 997

C Computers


ABN 83 143 913 259 BSA Lic No. 49425

Ken Muller 0467 490 907 Matthew Muller 0409 936 083 Ph 5439 0108 Fax 5439 0109

2/28 Biondi Crescent Beerwah Qld 4519 Email:

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

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

Phone 1300 721 117

C Concreting

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

0412 234 240

KITCHENS CUT & EDGE SERVICE AVAILABLE • Kitchens • Vanities • Laundries •TV Units • Robes • Appliances • Organised sub trades



PHONE: 0407 754 208


5494 6500

(AH) 5494 6302

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

Over 35 years professional experience

“All Aspects of Concreting”

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

Kitchen & Bathroom Appliances Flat Pack Kitchens

Quick Concrete

Phone (07) 5494 0522

No Job Too Small

Unit 1 & 2, 5 Beerwah Parade, Beerwah

Darrell & Jocelyn Byrnes

BSA Lic. No.: 11081523

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

C Carpet Cleaning

PH: 5497 4097 Mob: 0419 797 448

Hale Carpet Cleaning

QBSA: 737533

Family Owned and Operated

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GREG GATTI All Concrete Work Gold Card No 061792


Monday - Friday 7.30am - 5.30pm


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

5499 9926

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

Your Electrical and Lighting Retailer Ceiling Fans Lighting Air Conditioners



41 Caloundra Rd, Caloundra

5413 2500

For all your electrical needs

Give us a go! No Job is Too Small




Domestic · Commercial · Industrial · Rural

Call Jamie 0417 720 505 a/h 5494 6282

Phillip Short Concrete

Joinery & Shopfitters

Call Brad & Kaylene Hale, your local carpet cleaning professionals

NFL Electrical Nathan 0417 040 291

Phone 5494 0398



Ph 5492 9502 Mob: 0409 549 295 Lic. No. 70875

Shop 2, 5 Peachester Road, Beerwah


* Installation * Air Conditioning * Split Systems

Lic 69821

Ph: Saun 0424 550 057

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

ABN 89 058 455 025


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

A 88 King Rd, Mooloolah QLD 4553

E REtes

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





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

QBSA 24630

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

Lic No 67745


BSA Lic 1129044


New Installations & Renovations

Jim: Beerwah

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


Dean Parry


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

total microsystems

QBSA 1155593

M 0417 045 062

Installations Installations, Repairs Servicing and Air Conditioning Repairs, Servicing Installations, Servicing Domestic . Owner Builders . Repairs, Commercial . Rural . Industrial Domestic • Commercial • Rural • Industrial


Bathrooms Timber Decks Pergolas


Electrical Services Electrical Services ELECTRICAL SERVICES PTY LTD


New Homes Extensions Renovations

Specialising in high pressure cleaning for driveways, footpaths & pool surrounds




C Cleaning


A to Z of Trades and Services


0427 669 643

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


Engineering & Welding

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

Workshop facilities: 19 Tallawong Close, Beerwah

Ph/Fax: 5494 1606 Mob: 0409 491 938 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.


Floor Sanding


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

G Garden Maintenance

0407 575 667

Aussie Mowing and Lawn Care Mick 0418 935 162


Large or small. Experienced Local Operator

Phone Michael 0447 341 241 to advertise your business

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

Phone Shane Robins 0418 900 705 a/h 5494 6425

M Marine Services


G Gas






Glass & Security



New Work Repaints Roofs Driveways Pressure Cleaning

• 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 BSA Lic: L 1117342


Handyman Services



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

Ph. 5494 9400 or 0401 674 126

Hinterland Handyman

FIRST 0407 946 061

Supporting Environmentally Friendly Paint


30 years farm, building, home and yard maintenance Quality work at an affordable cost Phone Marcus 5494 8474 or 0418 127 995


House Yards, Small Acreage Horticulture Advice

Phone 5438 7445

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




5496 9270

Quality Workmanship



Weed Problems?


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





a/h: 5494 0830

2 William St Kilcoy

5493 0493

Large Acreage Mowing Rubbish Removed



Ph: 0418 204 159

BSA Licence no 60108

LP Gas Suppliers

Mays Mowing Service


QBSA 1192667


Tina 0418 935 164

G Garages / Sheds

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

ABN 87 020 422 605



Ph: 0430 517 211 or 07 54390131

Ph (07) 5497 2615

Same day response Free Quotes Fully insured

Lic.4551 and Insured




email: QBSA LIC1139536

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

•Acreage/General Mowing •Edges and Hedges • Rubbish Removal ts Spraying •Rubbish Removal • rAcreage/Yard Weed un o c is D Big ione b Too PeJons • Handyman Service No •Acreage/Yard Weed Spraying !!! all Sm Or Too g Bi o •Handyman Service To b Jo No0430 517 211 or 07 54390131 Ph: !! •Pruning/Lopping Or Too Small!

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Phone George 0487 424 223

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5496 9861 or 0439 303 306 Glasshouse Mtns

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

Maintenance Maintenance

Acreage/General S Mowing QU TE EEE FR EOTQESU•O • Edges and Hedges FR

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

Your local Jim services all areas call 131546

Maintenance Tradesman 40 Years Experience • Carpentry & Joinery • Minor Cabinet Making • Plastering

Lawn andand Property Lawn Property



H Home Maintenance

QBSA 1091741

Phone 5494 8900

your local licensed contractor

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

Kerrie 0488 498 034 Terry 0427 948 997

20 Tytherleigh Ave, Landsborough


From general lawn mowing & yard maintenance to total garden transformations


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

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



• 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

Professional Painting Local Tradesman with 20 years Experience

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

ABN 79 347 449 750

ANDREW 0423 107 716

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New Work & Repaints • Airless Spraying

5494 1861 • 0418 883 436

Cameron Lister Ph: 0419 665 002

Pest Control




Cost Effective Local Business Est. Since 1996 Termites:

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


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

*Driveways *Site clean-ups *Landscaping

0419 704 408

Lic’d Plumber & Drainer QBSA 77755

Phone Brian Mobile: 0402 129 665 Fax: 5497 4840



Phone John Baker on 0409 20 64 64 • Pre- purchase Inspections • Annual Termite Inspections • Termite Management Systems • Termite Treatments • General Pest management Cockroaches • Ants • Spiders • Silverfish • Fleas • Bed Bugs


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All Areas 0420 53 8890 5494 0393

Plant & Machinery

0427 088 699





• 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

Panel Beating



P Plastering




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

QBSA: 1209575

Maintenance Specialist

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

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

M 0437 888 181 P 5494 0043


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



5439 9368


* All major brands * Supply & Fit

PHONE JAREN 5439 0764



John Ross Servicing Glasshouse

BSA 720 400 Hinterland - No Job Too Small P.O. Box 302, Beerwah 4519 Email: 0402 779 275

Plumbing Supplies


07 5493 0440



0412 006 954

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

BSA NO. 1011255









bobcat, excavator & tipper hire


Local Knowledge 21 Years Experience

0419 659 709 or 5492 9229

B&A Earthmovers

0404 479 187 or 5494 9336

Shane Schultz

Phone W & LA King Plumbing

D & M Britton - Old Gympie Rd, Landsborough



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

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

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


Works where others can’t and loves Lantana!

We give you a warranty on our work.

0407 439 526

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

5494 8913


John Annakin



Fully Licensed and Insured

Lic No. PMT-0-11432

4 07

(07) 5493 0012


• Cockroaches • Carpet Beetle • Lawn Weeds • Silver Fish • Bed Bugs BSA: 106 8977 LIC: PMT-0-11572

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




•Track Machine



BSA 49885





Cam’s Truck & Bobcat Hire

Painters Cont.





The Sunshine Coast's Leading Accident Repair Centre 49 Premier Circuit Warana (T) 5493 4777 (E)

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* Blocks * Acreage * Firebreaks * Weed Spraying

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


LL E A C AV 0095 T D


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


Lic No 1017722

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

Taekwondo Kicks off in Beerwah The Beerwah Primary School hall is now the home for the newest class of San Taekwondo. Fifteen fresh and enthusiastic locals made up the group who took part in the first ever class. Instructor and second dan black belt Cameron Taylor, who recently returned from training in Korea, will be keeping the group busy and teaching the skills of this traditional martial art. “It was really exciting to see so many new students at our first class, I’m sure that the club will continue to grow,” said Cameron. “I hope the whole family will come along and give it a try with a two week free trial and half price training for September and October.” San Taekwondo has been running classes on the Sunshine Coast hinterland for more than eight years and has a well-established class in Maleny. “When I was six-years-old I started taekwondo because I wanted to become a Power Ranger. Since then it has helped me in all aspects of my life and has given me many opportunities, including recently travelling overseas. “While training in Korea, the Masters’ encouraged me to begin teaching and I’m looking forward to telling them about the success of the Beerwah class,” he said. The classes in the primary school hall will get you moving and are great for fitness as well as teaching a simple and effective system of self defence. The club supports family involvement and reinforces respect, safety and responsible attitudes within the community while developing self confidence.

Glasshouse Country Bowls Club

Contributed by Dennis Hume Monday, August 27 - Two Bowls Triples. Teams from other bowls clubs in the district play on this day. All winners were visitors. Winners were Nev Franklin’s team from Donnybrook 2 + 37 and 55 shots. Second place went to Roger Sheedy’s team 2 + 37 (visitors) and 41 shots. Third place went to Gary Burrows’ team from Caboolture Lakes with 27 shots in the first game. Tuesday, August 28 - Ladies Pennants played at Solander Lake Bowls Club. Solander Lake def Glasshouse. Wednesday, August 29 - A round of the Ladies

Horse Riding @ Rossi’s 5494 8515

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All the instructors are fully qualified and registered with Taekwondo Australia. This gives their students access to national and international competitions as well as many other benefits.

Noosa District Softball Association invites interested players across the coast to sign-on for the 2012 summer season on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday September, 16, 9.00am - 1.00pm at the Noosa District Sports Complex, Softball Grounds, Cooroy-Noosa Road/Butler Street, Tewantin (behind Drysdale Funerals). Male and female, five years to masters. Bring along fees and birth certificates (for juniors). Mixed U10’s T-Ball, U13’s, U15’s, U17’s, men’s and women’s. Season starts October 13. Games are played Saturdays, juniors mornings and seniors afternoons. All games are at one venue all season. The Association is also looking for volunteers on and off the field - umpires, coaches and scorers, your assistance will be greatly appreciated and training is available. For enquires contact Association secretary Meredith 0401 542 292 or email New clubs or teams always welcome.

Landsborough Tennis Club

Instructor Cameron Taylor For more information on San Taekwondo in Beerwah or Maleny call Cameron on 0437 571 540 or visit the website Consistency was played. Rae Farrell def Di Viterale 157 to 133. Chris Freshwater def Marleen Bertram 151 to 127. Social Triples and Pairs were also played. Jenny Hobson, Warren Blackbourne, and Di Hunt def Margaret Beasley, Dennis Hume, and Joan Wilson 20 to 18. Margaret Lehmann and Gary Lehmann def Di Garland and John McSwain 27 to 14. Thursday, August 30 - Open Pairs Bowls. AM winners were Clive Sinton and Mike Moore 2 + 46. Runners up were Brendan Edwards and Kerry Capern with score of 18 in the second game. PM winners were Bede Burton and Jack Timm 2 + 46. Runners up were Col Allen and Tony Verdonck with score of 21. Friday, August 31 - Ladies Pennants played at Glasshouse. Solander Lake def Glasshouse. Saturday, September 1 - Men’s Pennants Division 4, Caboolture Lakes def Glasshouse. Division 5 Narangba def Glasshouse.

Caboolture Sports Football Club

are calling for expressions of interest for coaches in all competitive teams from Under 12 to Under 17 for the 2013 season.

Contributed by Jill Kirchheiner Friday Night Tennis – hope everyone is enjoying the matches on Friday afternoons. The weather has been great and it is starting to get a little bit warmer now. I’m sorry but there won’t be any scores this week, but they will definitely be in next week. There are still a few matches to go before the holidays and then a break for a few weeks before the start of the second half of the season. A reminder that the season fees are due now and payable to Dawn at Landsborough Courts. Remember if you are unable to play on the Friday, organise your fill-in early and let them know who and when they will be playing. Club News - Ladies social tennis is on Tuesday mornings from 8.00am to approximately 12.00noon. Wednesday night mixed social tennis starts at 7.00pm to approximately 9.00pm. New players are welcome for either of the above, beginners or experienced. If you would like more information about the club or being a member of the club, or you would like to know more about any of the tennis competitions, the Ladies Tuesday tennis, or Wednesday night tennis or are interested in receiving coaching, these details can be obtained by contacting Dawn on 5494 1085. Court hire during the daytime can be done through the Landsborough IGA and for night hire please contact Dawn.

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Glasshouse Ponyclub

Contributed by Kelly Wall The ‘Mounted Games’ was held on Saturday, September 1, with more than eight teams attending, all dressed up matching their ponies. Each team included four riders with fantastic team names. The mounted games are an equestrian sport in which includes very fast games that are played by people of all ages on their ponies or horses. They require a degree of athletic ability, good riding skills, hand to eye co-ordination, determination, perseverance and a competitive spirit, which nevertheless requires the ability to work together with other riders and a willingness to help one another. There were no age restrictions at our event, from beginners to riders who compete at a state level. The day went really well, so a big thank you to all the friendly riders, great judges, linesmen / women, photographers, helpers and canteen ladies. The awards went to: 1st place - Mission Impossible 2nd Place - Aussie Sheilas 3rd Place - BHFF (Best horse friends forever) Loudest Cheer - Electric blues Best matched horses and riders - BHFF Fastest to flags - Mission Impossible Best dressed - Pretty Princess's

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Beerwah Ladies Golf

Contributed by Judy Walker Tuesday pairs winners Eileen Pierce and Lloyd Walker. Friday winners were Netty Cook and Darren Black, 2nd, Mark Everest and John Esdaile and 3rd James Sammon and Frank Kelly. The girls Pennant side has a bye for the last day. We are running 2nd at the moment. I would like to thank the Maleny club for combining with us again this year. Congratulations to all who took part.

Contributed by Jenny Kellie

Beerwah Bulldogs

Contributed by Dean Roberts The weekend saw the Beerwah Bulldogs Under 11 team play their grand final at Bribie Island against Bribie. While the scoreboard did not go in their favour, they can still be proud of the way they played on the day and throughout the 2012 Season. The same could be said of the Under 13C team which ended their semi final campaign against Coolum last week at Caboolture and will look forward to 2013 with much anticipation. The curtain comes down on both the SCJRL and SCGRL seasons this weekend with Beerwah hosting the Junior Grand Finals and the Senior Grand Finals at Stockland Stadium. There will be 13 games of footy at Beerwah starting at 9.00am with the Bulldogs Under 12 team playing Maroochydore. Entry fee for the day is $5.00 which is a SCJRL Ruling but is great value for money with the best junior rugby league talent from the Sunshine Coast on show. In the senior grand final, the Gympie Devils will be trying the break the Kawana Dolphins unbeaten run in 2012 while in Reserve Grade, Kawana will be playing Maroochydore. The under 18 Final will see Kawana playing Nambour and in C Grade the Kilcoy Yowies will battle with the Coolum Colts. Good luck to all in their grand finals this weekend.

Hollie Sinclair and Sonia Kenway The girls played a 27 hole competition in glorious sunshine on Thursday, with a field of 64 players. The Foursomes Championships are the last of our Honour Board events for the year and we were very pleased to welcome back one of the clubs biggest sponsors, Smileys Jewellers, from Beerwah Market Place, who have generously donated the prizes again this year.

Mavis Brimelow and Pam Gormley

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The Jaffas

Proving that hard work and lots of practice really does pay off, our Champions for 2012 are Sonia Kenway and Hollie Sinclair, with an overall gross score of 127. Runners up in the Gross event were Lea Garner and Barb Drury with a score of 138. Winners of the 27 Hole Nett were Mavis Brimelow and Pam Gormley with a total Nett score of 106. Runners up were Cath Cherry and Oriel Lyon with a score of 112 1/2. We run an 18 hole nett and last 9 hole nett competition. The 18 hole winners were Brid John and Roselie Green, with Di Smith and Joan Fletcher taking out the last 9 hole prize. NTP's were Leith Barnes and Alison Behncken on 2, Sue Williamson and Barb Whitfield on 5, Marjorie Pavitt and Beth Butler on 16, Betty Howe and Barbara Foy on 18, Mavis and Pam on the 20 and the 23rd was a skinner. The Ball Rundown went to 118 Nett. The lucky winners will no doubt be showing off the lovely jewellery they will be getting with their vouchers. Once again we would like to thank Tania and her staff for the wonderful support they have given to our club over the last couple of years. Until next week, stay safe and good golfing.

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Landsborough Market every Saturday 8.00am-1.00pm. Stalls inside & outside. $10.00 a site. Fresh Fruit and Veg. Dog Treats & Bird Treats. Plants & Seedlings, Jewellery, Bric a Brac, Incense and essential oils. Dragons & Dolls. Try Bite Me Caterings yummy gourmet pies and cup cakes. Follow us on Facebook. Bookings essential. New stall holders welcome. Phone 5494 6315 b.h.

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Woodlands are currently looking for staff in the following fields:Welder / Sheetmetal worker Diesel Mechanic Hatchery Labourer for cleaning – 4am start If you are interested in these positions, 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.

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Field Technician, Casual position, Vehicle, Tools & Equipment including mobile phone are supplied, Above Award Wages. Beerwah Electronics is a small family owned business which has been operating in Beerwah for 19 years providing Beerwah and surrounding areas with an antenna installation and repair service as well as being an Authorised Warranty Repair Centre for most major brands of TV/Video Equipment. We are seeking an Antenna Technician who is experienced in the installation of Domestic TV Antennas and Satellite Systems. Telephone and Data Cabling experience would be an advantage. Height Safety Certification would also be an advantage. The successful applicant would be familiar with the tuning and setting up of TV/DVD/Home Theatre Systems and have: Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong organisational and time management skills Proven initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude Please send your resume to Enquiries can be made on 5494 0466

Glenview State School Temporary Cleaner A temporary position exists for 27.5 hours per week as a cleaner at Glenview State School working a split shift. The current rate of pay is approximately $25.5209 per hour. This position is temporary for six months starting on 8 October 2012. Applications Applicants are to outline their experiences/knowledge against each point under ‘How you will be assessed’ in the role description. Applications close at 2:30 pm on 17/09/2011. For further information on Hours of Duty, Shift arrangement, ADO arrangements and the application pack phone the school on 5439 6777. Home Care Employee to assist a male with a physical disability in Landsborough (Alternate Sat/ Sun 6.30-8.30am). Exp. preferred but not essential. Current 1st Aid/CPR reqd. Phone 5443 9777 or email

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Class 5 People – Portrait – one or more people – Maximum size 50 x 40cm (16” x 20”) 1st Prize: Astrid Stevenson – ‘Mel’. 2nd Prize: Eileen Strong – ‘Asher’ Merit: Diane Jones – ‘Lovely Eyes’ and Alison Quirk – ‘Life’s Journey’. Class 6 Rural Australia – Commemorating the Year of the Farmer. Maximum size 50 x 40cm (16” x 20”) 1st Prize: Eileen Strong – ‘Lavender Farm’. 2nd Prize: Astrid Stevenson – ‘Walking to Town’ Merit: Eileen Strong – ‘Milking’ and Ron Gillinder – ‘Where Milk Comes From’. Class 7 Open Print – Any subject – Youth only, up to 17 years of age – Maximum size 50 x 40cm (16” x 20”). 1st Prize: Emma McDonell – ‘Frog’ 2nd Prize: Emma McDonell – ‘The Flower’ Merit: None awarded. Class 8 Open Print – Any subject, Non Camera Club members. Maximum Size 13 x18cm (5” x 7”) 1st Prize: Neil Halpin – ‘Our First Ice Cubes’. 2nd Prize: Ron Gillinder – ‘Cathedral Wave’ Merit: Emma McDonell - ‘Kookaburra’ – ‘The Butterfly’, Emma won both. SEPTEMBER 5 2012 |

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Moving residence is likely very soon. A pleasant surprise from a friend can brighten up your week. Doing something new and spontaneous can bring new and exciting people into your life. A lot of social life and short distance travel will be enjoyable. An old friend will come to see you.

This can be an excellent time for furthering your career. You will make a good impression on those whose decisions count. Make sure you don’t sell yourself short. A new car is possible at this period. Short distance travel can be prominent, especially with work. Celebrations around family.

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You may be inclined to take some chances connected with the opposite sex. This is not a good time for social contacts, especially if you want to find long lasting ones, so take care. Renovations and changes in the home are possible now. A family matter will need sorting out.

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CAPRICORN December 23 – January 19

This is a time for you to take care of your own needs. Letting go of the past will be important. The health of a family member could be a bit of a worry, but the results will be ok. It is time for a new lifestyle, one that you may have been putting off for some time. Now is the time for decisions.

SAGITTARIUS November 23 – December 22



Week beginning 05/09/12

VIRGO August 23 – September 22

You may be pushing things a bit too fast at this period, this can have an effect on your finances so take things slowly. Your head can be crowded with ideas but you must sort them out systematically. Don't try to take on too much at once.


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