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Glasshouse Country News WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6 - 2013. VOLUME 27-36

What a difference a week makes page 6

Locals recognised page 3

No charge at transfer stations for storm debris until February 10 page 22

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Denise Callanders and Cheryl Rutland from BP Landsborough were kept on their toes over the long weekend dishing out plenty of petrol and community spirit. See pages 4 and 5.

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ell some weeks pass and it is hard to pinpoint anything memorable that happened – definitely not how you would describe last week. I have lost count of how many different conversations I have had with people about how they coped with or were affected by last week’s ex cyclone Oswald. And I have to say thank goodness it wasn’t an actual cyclone – because imagine the type of destruction that could have caused. After two days and a night at home with no power, no running water and such high humidity during the days and

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This Week in GCNews

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5 Local news............................. 3-7 Community news.................. 8-10 Monthly Money........................ 11 You said it............................... 12 Eat, Drink, Enjoy..................... 13 Elected reps............................ 14

Health check........................... 15 Health beauty & wellbeing... 16-17 Valentines Day feature......... 18-19 Happenings........................ 20-21 Gardening............................... 22 Home & Living......................... 23

8 Churches................................ 24 Noticeboard............................ 24 Trades............................... 25-29 Sports news....................... 30-31 Classifieds.......................... 32-33 Fun page................................. 34

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Saturday, February 9

Sunday, February 10

Opals Down Under are hosting a Twilight fundraiser for Friends of Ebenezer at 11 Ballantyne Court, Glenview from 5.00pm. Tickets are $15.00 and include canapés and a glass of wine/beer/soft drink, live music, auction, opal cutting demonstration and a lucky door prize. Tickets must be pre-purchased from Lenore 5429 6194, ric1945len@ yahoo.com.au, Louise 0414 912 316 or Gillian 0402 432 660.

On ya bike a free 90 minute maintenance session will be presented at the Beerwah Library from 10.00am – 11.30am. Includes practical demonstrations on fixing a flat tyre, bike cleaning, lubricating and making basic adjustments. Participants will also be given information about local trails, pathways and on-road cycling networks across the Sunshine Coast. To book your spot go to Council’s website or phone 1300 library.

Glass House Mountains Markets will be held from 8.00am – 1.00pm at the Glass House Mountains State School. To find out more you can check out their website www. glasshousemarket.com

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Wednesday, February 13

Wednesday, February 13

Scottish Country Dancing free ‘Come and Try’ night will be held at the Presbyterian Church Hall in Cedar Street, Maleny from 7.00pm – 9.00pm. It is not highland dancing, more akin to folk dancing, danced in sets of eight, so it isn’t necessary to bring a partner. For more information contact Deanne on 0420 977 170 or Helen on 5445 7845.

Glass House Women’s Social Group - first gathering for the year will be at the Australia Zoo – Koala Hospital from 1.00pm – 3.00pm. Cost will be $10.00 donation, car pool will leave Glasshouse Neighbourhood Centre at 1.15pm. RSVP essential phone 5438 7000 E. admin@ghmnc.com

The Glasshouse Country Prostate Support Group meeting will be at the Mary MacKillop Centre at 160 Peachester Road, Beerwah 5.30pm for 6.00pm. Guest speaker will be Clare Howard the Regional Support Coordinator. She will be presenting an overview of support and services available from Cancer Council Queensland. Please bring food for you and some to share. Wives, partners, family and friends are most welcome contact: Bob on 0427 606 240 or email bob.mcl@bigpond.net.au

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the night – I was definitely starting to lose a bit of my bright, bubbly, sunny disposition. I asked myself how people actually survived before all this modern technology made us so soft – then I started taking notice of how much better than me Brownie was coping. So fortunately for me – I married my total opposite and not only was he not whingeing but he was embracing the whole experience! So apparently I have married Glasshouse Country’s version of Bear Grills from Man Vs Wild. Sadly for Brown Grills the power came on that night and we have just gone back to living our pampered life!

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Bernard Verwayen of Mooloolah is a dedicated member of the Beerwah Peachester RSL Sub-branch’s welfare team and his efforts were acknowledged with an Order of Australia Medal for his service to veterans and their families. Next week GCNews will have a story on Bernard and why he was honoured with an OAM. On Australia Day eve Sunshine Coast Council held their Australia Day awards ceremony and while there weren’t any winners from our area, we did have a number of locals nominated. Congratulations to these local heroes that included John Rouhan, Noel Cox, Max Chapman and Jaylene Musgrave. Divisional Councillor Rick Baberowski said all communities are built on helping each other and he was incredibly proud of all those inspiring individuals and organisations who make a difference to our community through their outstanding contributions. To be recognised is important and being nominated for these prestigious awards is a huge honour in itself. John Rouhan of Beerwah was nominated by the Beerwah-Peachester RSL Sub-branch in the community category for the extensive work he has undertaken for the RSL and for his on-going work with the Sub-branch. Noel Cox also of Beerwah, was nominated in both the Senior and the Sports and Recreation categories for the work he has done over many years for the Caloundra Cricket Club. Max Chapman from Glass House Mountains was nominated for the work he has undertaken personally in rescuing horses, which he looks after and shares with many locals. Jaylene Musgrave is the founder of and tireless worker for Vegan Warriors – Jaylene is passionate about her commitment standing up for the rights of animals; she lives in Glass House Mountains and was nominated in the Citizen of the Year category. While they did not win their categories – their commitment to and work undertaken for their individual groups and causes has meant that others have appreciated their efforts and taken the time and effort to nominate and acknowledge the work they undertake to improve their communities.

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Towns come to a standstill The Australian spirit was strong at Landsborough over the recent long weekend and following few days, with Cheryl Rutland and the team at the BP service station keeping thousands of people supplied with petrol, ice and other basics. When all around were without electricity, phones, internet and running low on essentials, Cheryl saw it as her responsibility to make sure that people were looked after. Cheryl said most of the other local service stations and shops couldn’t operate due to power and phone or internet problems. “We had power to the pumps and for lighting, so we became a central place where locals and travellers could buy petrol and other things they needed,” Cheryl said. “But because the EFTPOS lines were down, we couldn’t take credit or debit cards. It was either manually imprinting a BP Card or using cash. “And as lots of people ran out of cash due to the ATM’s not working, we helped out by giving people some petrol so they could get to where they needed on the promise that they’ll pay us back later. Over three days last week, they served thousands of people. With over 3,000 BP Card imprints to process, plus countless numbers of people given goods on ‘credit’ they were run off their feet.

“No one went away without fuel - even if they had no cash on them,” Cheryl said. “Most people only needed $10.00 or $20.00, but we gave one person $100.00 of fuel so they could get to Toowoomba. “Another lady had to get to Woodford so she could set up the school classroom for her students on their first day back. “Almost everyone who we gave credit to has already paid us back – they were just so grateful that we could help. “We supplied the local SES and other services, and also the Maleny Hospital, who had to come down here for fuel for their generators, as there was nowhere on the range that could pump fuel. “I felt it was only right that we help people out as much as we could – it would be unAustralian to do anything else. “But customers also helped us as well. They drove to the coast and ordered fuel and ice for us, as we couldn’t get orders to them as we had no phones. Without that community spirit, we wouldn’t have been able to keep going. “I’d just like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding last week, as well as thanking my great staff for their dedication and commitment to helping others. “But I hope we don’t have to go through it again for a long time,” Cheryl said.

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Glass House MP hears and sees community concerns Whilst spared the flooding and devastation impacting on large parts of the state, the Sunshine Coast was hit hard by the recent weather event caused by ex-cyclone Oswald, and the Glass House electorate sustained some of the worst damage. Member for Glass House, Andrew Powell MP, toured the windswept electorate twice in the last week and has been stunned by the impact and the damage caused. “This storm created havoc for residents and businesses throughout Glass House, many of whom only regained power late on Thursday night or Friday morning. “Let’s face it, this weather event was unprecedented for the Coast and as the local MP, I was so proud of how resilient and courageous our community folk were in this time of crisis. “All of the locals I spoke to acknowledged the extreme efforts that Energex crews were going to in order to restore power and were relieved and incredibly thankful when they could finally shower with hot water,” Mr Powell commented.

On his tour, Mr Powell met with many local business owners including Allan at the Glasshouse Newsagent, Kylie at the Glasshouse Post Office and Bill from the highly regarded accommodation house, ‘Glass on Glasshouse’. He also paid a visit to the Peachester State School and the Peachester Farm and Produce store. Finishing off the tour in Maleny, Mr Powell spoke with Kay from Maleny Dairies about their milking challenges as well as business owners in Maple Street including Mark from Maple 3, The team at Maleny Butchers and Rob Outridge from Maleny IGA. “Business owners and residents throughout Glass House have been through a lot in the last week yet all of the people I met and chatted with still managed to put on a smile on their face. “This tour also allowed me to provide residents with information on accessing the Department of Communities ‘Personal Hardship Scheme’ funding. Anyone who suffered the loss of fridge and freezer contents may wish to check your eligibility for this funding.

“I received valuable feedback from the community on my tour and I will be using this information to compile a summary report which will be handed to the various Government Departments concerned in the coming weeks,” Mr Powell concluded. The Department of Communities can be contacted on – 1800 173 349.

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Last week after it looked like the weather was clearing, Glass House Mountains local David Mackison thought he would take a look around his property and survey the damage. Fortunately for him that out of the corner of his eye he could see this massive tree coming down and he had to make a split second decision which way to go. And although the tree missed him – he slid on the grass and in the process winded himself, so when David’s lovely wife heard the massive crack and started calling out to make sure he wasn’t underneath it – poor David was too winded to answer her. I can only imagine her panic until she heard him respond (once he got his breath back).

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Back to the Bowlsie Club Glass House or the Bowlsie as it used to be known, have decided that it is time for a reunion – and have set the date to get new and old club members together for a party on February 23. The club opened in 1958 and was a vital part of the community since then. During the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s it was the hub of life in Glass House Mountains and the surrounding townships from Elimbah and Beerburrum through to Beerwah. Born and bred local and Club Glasshouse local Sharon Bochow said there were plenty of people that grew up in the area who spent many enjoyable hours drinking with their mates, having their 21sts and wedding receptions as well as honing their skills at the pool table at the club. “So we have been spreading the word, making sure that former locals know about the reunion,” she said. “We’ve heard that there are people from as far away as Maryborough and Yepoon who are planning to come along, as well as some who have only moved as far as Caboolture and Kawana who don’t want to miss it.” Sharon has also been trying to track down some of the photos taken at the Bowlsie over the years – to put them together for the night. If you have photos that could be scanned she would love to hear from you. “We have even organised a local band to play made up of husband and wife duo Michael and Sheree Bochow and Paul McKenna, all from

Local band, Classic Pub Rock will perform on the night Glass House Mountains to rock the night with some classic pub rock with plenty of music from the 70s,” said Sharon. “It will also be nice to acknowledge the families that worked tirelessly to establish the club and keep it running totally on volunteers right through until 2001. “Many of the families of the Club’s founding members still live in the local area including the Fullertons, Dunnings, Smeardons, Youngs and the Gowers; we would love to see them on the day,” Sharon said. So if you have shared some fun times at the Bowlsie or have been part of the club’s history you won’t want to miss this night, and if you want to keep up-to-date with what is happening at the club – make sure you like them on Facebook – Club Glass House.

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Tragically, that situation played out last Tuesday with an accident at the intersection resulting in the death of a 28-year-old woman from Buderim, with a male passenger also in a critical condition. The car was turning right from the Beerwah overpass road into Steve Irwin Way when it was hit by a car travelling north on Steve Irwin way. The traffic lights had been out since Sunday morning and ironically they were working again within a few hours of the accident. But this was not the only incident at the crossroads. Earlier that day, tourists travelling from Roys Road were crossing the intersection heading towards Beerwah and were hit by a car travelling north on Steve Irwin Way. Luckily no-one was seriously injured. At the time a local business owner was heard to comment to the attending police that “…something should be done about the dangerous situation, otherwise someone’s going to get killed.” Unfortunately, no-one in authority took any notice and within hours the prediction was tragically borne true. A disgusted Glass House Mountains local contacted our office to say that on the Monday morning there were Police with radar guns doing speed checks on Steve Irwin Way near Back Creek Road, just south of the intersection. “There were two officers with speed guns checking cars going both south and north, then there were two Police up near the Golf Course waiting to pull people over. “I couldn’t believe that four Police were doing that when just up the road there was a potential death trap waiting for a disaster. They could have been doing point duty instead of fund raising. “And then to read in the media that a Traffic Branch Senior Sergeant said there was no Police to put on intersections. What a joke.” Other locals spoke about the danger at the intersection, seeing near misses with people not knowing how to approach or turn at the intersection without the lights. We asked Queensland Police what they would suggest motorists do if the situation happens again where the traffic lights aren’t operational.

Senior Sergeant Shane Panoho from the Sunshine Coast Traffic Branch said they were frustrated with drivers at the moment, as this was the seventh fatality on the Sunshine Coast this year – with three of these being in the lower Sunshine Coast area. “If the traffic lights are not operating, motorists should proceed with caution when approaching the intersection and apply the normal give way rules. “Ensure that you have clear vision of the intersection and that the carriageway is free and unobstructed. Motorists should also be courteous to other drivers,” he said. “The police will attend an intersection to direct traffic if the resources allow.” In next week’s paper, we’ll give an explanation of just what this means for drivers using the intersection next time here are no lights. If you have suggestions on how the intersection could be made safer when the lights are out, let us know on editorial@gcnews.com.au

Letter to the editor I’d like to send my heartfelt healing wishes to the family of the young lady who died at the Beerwah turn off of Steve Irwin Way on January 29. My sorrow for you is mixed with frustration and disapproval towards the police of this town after driving through Beerwah twice on this day. Yes we had just been hit by a huge storm but rather than man this intersection, with cars flying through it at 80km, I witnessed the police with their speed guns booking people going past the Beerwah State School less than 1km away at 8.45am. The lights had no power even then. My question to the police is why had this busy intersection been left unmanned all day until 1.00pm when this poor lady was killed? Even at 2.00pm when I went back through, why was there only one police officer and a civilian in the middle of the intersection directing traffic. When will greed and the chase for more money stop and the police do the right thing over the almighty dollar? My question is - did you even make enough to cover the funeral of the life you cost. Because if you did you know you owe the family at least that because you let them and the community down. May this lovely lady rest in peace. Healings to all Frustrated Resident, Glass House

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Contributed by Ted Prickett Recently the SEQ Catchments Community Monitoring Team Leader, Cheryl McLeod, held a familiarisation exercise of new equipment for nine volunteers at the Peachester Hall. Quality monitoring of local rivers and creeks, including the Stanley River, Coochin Creek, and London Creek, is routinely undertaken on a monthly schedule by the volunteers.

Leaping Lizards Playgroup Contributed by Clare Urbahn The Leaping Lizards Playgroup has a fresh new timetable and we currently have vacancies for the new school year.

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We have altered our times and our activities to better suit the school run and the seasons! We will be meeting on Tuesdays from 9.00am - 11.00am at the Glass House Mountains Neighbourhood Centre (opposite the Post Office). In the summer we will play outside first using the gated, shady park and our own play equipment, and then have a shared morning tea followed by inside play with both free play and craft. In the winter we reverse the timetable and always finish with songs and stories. The kids have lots of fun and the parents enjoy our friendly, welcoming company! We really encourage you to give us a call or drop in to join in the fun! The first two visits are free ($4.00 per week thereafter) and we are Playgroup Queensland affiliated. Children from birth to five years old are welcome. We’re back from January 29 during school terms. If you’re interested, call Wendy – 0401 310 022 or Clare – 0423 253 542. We look forward to seeing some new faces.

Contributed by Roz Kuss Caloundra Family History Research Inc held its first general meeting of the New Year on Thursday, January 17. Member Susan Brownjohn gave a very informative on screen demonstration on the popular Ancestry programe, to assist researchers in achieving the best results in their on-line searches. During the year, the group intends to include more of these short courses on popular genealogy websites, such as FindmyPast, Family Search, and UK Free BMD. Guest speaker at the Guide Hut in February will be Queensland Family History Society member, Ms Desley Schafer. A historian, author and genealogist, Desley’s presentation on Thursday, February 21 will be on ‘Pioneers and the Hardships’. The talk will begin at 1.30pm in the Guide Hut in Arthur Street, Caloundra, and visiting members of the public are welcome. Further information on the group’s calendar of events, resources, ‘Caloundra Clipper’ journal, activities, and even a map to locate us, is available on our website at www. caloundrafamilyhistory.org.au. For personal contact, phone Valerie on 5437 3879, Roz on 5493 1197, or June on 5493 2679, or you can email at caloundrafamilyres@y7mail.com

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Community Meetings Glasshouse Country Thursday, February 7 Peachester CWA’s next meeting is from 9.30am at 172 Bald Knob Road, there will be craft after lunch. Phone Coral for enquiries 5494 9775.

Thursday, February 14 The Glasshouse Country Toastmasters meet at 9.00am for 9.15am start at the Church on the Rise, Peachester Road, Beerwah. Visitors welcome. For more information ring 5496 9855.

Thursday, February 21 Peachester Gardening Club, which will be the AGM, Thursday, February 21 at the Peachester Hall, 9.00am start (instead of 9.30am). Guest Speaker Sandi Johnston – speaking about making compost. Visitors are always welcome. For more info phone Patricia 5496 9169. If you would like to have your regular meeting dates included in this listing please email them through to editorial@gcnews.com.au with dates for meetings until December 2013 with your contact details.

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Contributed by Ian McCarron Birthdays for January: Neville Woolley, Pamela Matthews. Wedding Anniversaries: Jim and Gladys McCarron. Ernest and Dorothy Reeves. Birthdays for February: George Smith, Joyce Raffin, Maureen Drummond, Gladys McCarron, Lois Gilbey, Hazel Graham, Dorothy Reeves, Billie Lupton, and Brian Price. Wedding Anniversaries: George and Heather Smith. Reminders: Tuesday, February 12 - Monthly meeting. Sausage sizzle after meeting. Cake and hot water for barbecue please. Morning tea at 9.00am 9.15am. Stall, lucky door and raffle prizes to be won. Tuesday, February 26 - Games day. Morning tea 9.00am - 9.15am. Lucky door, raffle, carpet bowls and cards games prizes to be won. Tuesday, March 12 - Monthly meeting. Tuesday, March 26 - Games day. Tuesdy, April 9 - Monthly meeting. (barbecue) Tuesday, April 23rd - Games day.

Last year we bought you a ‘Travelling Tales’ about John and Margaret Rouhan’s European trip. They regularly send care packages which include a copy of Glasshouse Country News to their son Michael, who is a serving member of the RAAF currently serving with the Peace Keeping Forces of the United Nations in South Sudan. Micheal likes to read GCNews before sharing it with the locals. Not sure if this furry local enjoyed the read – but by all reports the paper may not be able to be in any condition for further reading. Michael is currently doing a six month tour of duty and is expected home at the end of April. He has accumulated some leave and is planning to go on a safari to Uganda to see some of the wildlife and hopefully some gorillas before finally returning home.

Learn effective discipline for children All local parents are ivited to attend three workshops designed to help parents with behaviour management strategies for ages two – 12. Mrs Janet Thompson a Behaviour Support Consultant with Education Queensland, will be presenting the Program with parents. The workshops will include information on controlling difficult behaviour e.g. arguing, fighting, tantrums, encouraging good behaviour e.g. going to bed, doing homework, eating and strengthening your relationship with your child

through the use of praise, active listening and shared fun. The workshops will be held at Landsborough State School on February 13, 20 and 27. Each session will run from 11.30am 12.30pm. (Lunch and babysitter supplied). Please note that the sessions are for parents only and parents will need to make suitable arrangements for the care of any non-school age children. The School’s Chappy will be available for babysitting for children that have been booked in only. Bookings essential phone 5436 2777.

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Contributed by Valmai Phillips Things have started moving ahead already with the thongathon for villagers in Seaside in Port Villa and the pile of donations is starting to grow. Wimbleys Hardware and Smileys Jewellers at Beerwah and the GCNews office in Glasshouse have agreed to come on board as drop off points for any donations. And the first dozen thongs have also been donated – some great looking Carlton Mid Strength ones from Sean at Glass House Mountains Tavern and some rainbow coloured ones from GCNews. Along with getting thongs for the community I am also really keen to get some basic sporting equipment, and school stationary supplies for the eighty students that attend the local school. So far I have received donations from Beerwah Print and Stationery who have given me some exercise books, Glass House IGA, Woolworths at Beerwah and Office Works at Morayfield who have also kicked in some pencils, rubbers etc. Amart at Morayfield donated nine high quality sports balls – three for volley ball, three for soccer and three for netball, and Declan in the store kindly let the air out of them to make them easier to transport. Thanks to everyone for their enthusiasm and support – and I can't wait to see how much we are able to achieve by working together on this. www.gcnews.com.au

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Contributed by Kylie Merola Last Tuesday Landsborough State School welcomed students back from the summer holiday break for the 2013 school year. Students were delighted to see their bright new classrooms which have all had a makeover during the holidays. The new signage on the Prep building the home The first week of of Little Landsborough Legends. term also saw more new signage erected at the school, part of the continuing transformations taking place this year. Prep students were eager and excited to begin their first day of school. Principal, Kristy Walton, and Head of Curriculum, Kristy Blaikie, greeted the Preppies and their families as they arrived at their classrooms. Proud parents took Historical photos from school archives have been happy snaps of their incorporated into the modern new signage children embarking on their primary education journey. The school tuckshop provided a ‘tears and tissues’ morning tea for Prep parents to help calm those first day emotions. However, it was not just the Prep students who were new to the school. Many new students from various year levels, along with six new teachers, have been welcomed into the school community. Landsborough State School is looking forward to a busy and exciting year ahead.

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Contributed by Ann Husband The next Basic computer classes will commence on Tuesday, February 19. Places are limited so if you are interested, call 5494 1258 for information and bookings, or call in at Morris House, 478 Old Landsborough Road, Landsborough between 9.30am – 1.00pm Monday to Friday. These courses are very good value for money and we cater for all ages and skill levels. We are also calling for expressions of interest in Social Media courses which cover communications, Facebook, sending and editing photos, scanning etc. Contact details as above. Basic skills are required for the Social Media courses. The Social Media courses will commence as soon as we have enough students for the course.

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If you are looking for a space where you can meet, or carry-out an activity, the Neighbourhood Centre can assist in the form of very low cost hall and kitchen hire. The hire periods are split into three daily sessions, morning, afternoon and evening. Each four hour session only costs $20.00 maximum! The hall is well equipped with chairs, tables, video facilities, fans, heaters, a whiteboard, kitchen facilities and two toilets. The centre is happy to sponsor new groups and projects and are looking for ways to further support the local community. If you would like to start an ongoing community support group we may be able to help you by further subsidising the cost of hiring the hall and kitchen for a defined period. Come in and have a chat, give us a ring or email us about what is happening at the centre, or what you would like to see happening. Perhaps you would like to see more diverse group activities, a greater involvement with other agencies and community organisations? The Neighbourhood centre belongs to the community, it is there for community use, please feel welcome to come along and use it! We are situated in Ryan Street, Glass House Mountains Township (opposite Australia Post). For further information contact the Centre 5438 7000 Fax: 5438 7100 or email: admin@ghmnc.com www.gcnews.com.au


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School expenses are putting a further squeeze on the family budget, with the average cost now almost $2,000 per year for each Queensland State School child (up to year 12). This cost may be far exceeded for parents who choose for their children to be educated at the vast range of private schools available. A recent report shows that during the lifetime of an average state school education (up to Year 12) Queensland parents could expect to fork out more than $25,000 on ad hoc expenses. For private schools, this could easily top $100,000 per child! So, although the school holidays are coming to an end, spending on the kids is far from over. Do you know how much you spend on education each year? It is worth the exercise of adding up last years’ costs for your kids – such as school textbooks/ stationery etc, tuition fees, building funds/levies, clothing, computer/internet, excursions/camps, travel, extra-curricular (music, sport), and other incidentals. And what about tertiary education? The cost of sending kids to university can be horrendous, especially if you fund it is yourselves so as not to be indebted to the Government’s HELP scheme. One answer to future expenses is to plan – saving now for the future– particularly for secondary and tertiary education fees and costs. There are a number of savings strategies available, ranging from special bank accounts to savings plans generically known as Education Bonds. These are a type of life insurance policy that usually provides the following features: • Tax Effective: Income taxed at the corporate rate, not your marginal tax rate. Therefore no impact on your personal tax while invested.

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Once you’ve worked out where you can save money you will have improved The main priority should be to clear any unsecured debt in your household, your cash flow, which you can then assess your spending, write up a budget direct into paying off any unsecured personal debt, such as credit cards and and ensure you don’t increase your personal loans. personal debt levels. Start by recording all of your expenses for the month. This is often a confronting, but very valuable exercise. You can then ask yourself how much of your monthly income is being spent on things you need versus things you don’t

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Rates due 22 Februrary Take advantage of a 5% early bird discount by paying your rates by 22 February. The quickest way to pay is online using council's Online Services anytime of the day. For more payment options, check your current rates notice or council’s website. Ratepayers can now also register with MyCouncil online to receive future rate notices by email.

Recycle TVs and computers for free Recycle your unwanted TVs and computers for free at the Beerwah Resource Recovery Centre from 2-3 March. Council and Drop Zone are offering free e-Waste recycling days for residents and small businesses on selected dates across the Coast in February and March. Limits apply, visit www.dropzone.org. au. The initiative is part of the National TV and Computer Recycling Scheme.

Water and Sewerage Funding Program Eligible not-for-prot community groups can apply now for funding with council’s Water and Sewerage Funding Program to help with xed access charges from Unitywater. Each group may receive up to 70% of their access charge – nal percentages will depend on demand. Applications close 5pm Friday 22 March. Visit council’s website for guidelines.

Apply for a RADF grant Professional artists, art workers and arts organisations can apply now for funding with the Regional Arts Development Fund. Grants up to $10,000 are available – visit council’s website for details and to apply. Call a RADF liaison ofcer on 5441 8385 if you need help with your application.

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the stall, purchased the goodies and raffle tickets and also to the many generous people who gave donations. Special thanks also to Debbie Willis and Jill Forster for their assistance with serving at the stall. An incredible $1,037.55 was raised towards Emily’s medical treatment! The stall also provided a much-needed opportunity to raise awareness of Lyme disease in our community. If you would like to learn more about Lyme disease and its co-infections or read about Emily’s story, please visit Emily’s website http://www.hopeforemilymadden.com/ or her facebook page http://www.facebook.com/ HopeForEmilyMadden Your donations to the ‘Save Emily’ Fundraising Campaign are very much appreciated. Bank: Bank of Qld Account Name: Save Emily BSB: 124 001 Account Number: 219 183 87

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Despite E. Cameron’s stats and rules on heavy haulage along Coonowrin Road, over the past year we have still been contacted by several residents, most elderly, on the impact the trucks are having on their emotional and physical health. One resident is pursuing a claim against these businesses and Sunshine Coast Council citing dramatic increase in anxiety, stress and asthma in the past few years. Our position is to monitor and campaign on issues affecting animals and our research has revealed an increase in the size and number of semis, including triples. Noise pollution also impacts on day to day behavior of wildlife and in cases studied it can even result in extinction. Maintaining the road is no reason for any business to cause intense anxiety to some residents and untold stress and confusion on wildlife. One Saturday morning also we counted 242 trucks and police officers also cited speeding regularly. We request Hanson Quarries and Basset Barks update the community on what they will do to somehow balance the disgusting noise and air pollution with the impact it has on our community. It is about time they are asked to step up and do the right thing and substantially decrease their fleets in our area, so that all of us are at one with nature in Glass House. Jaylene Musgrave Founder – Vegan Warriors

Emily Madden and her family would like to say a massive thank you to Debbie and Sarah Willis from Beerwah’s Bank of QLD. As well as organising the recent ‘Bake Sale’, they donated the lovely raffle prizes and spent many hours baking delicious goodies for the stall. Thank you so much Debbie and Sarah, your efforts are very much appreciated! Thank you very much to everyone who baked for

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Heat wave … what heat wave? Contributed by Helen Page

While the weather is always a popular topic of conversation, the current hot dry summer has ramped up discussion about climate trends. It has certainly been one of the longest dry spells local residents can remember, combined with recordbreaking temperatures in many parts of Queensland. Even the climate optimists are starting to worry. Some comfort can be found in past weather records, which remind us that this has all happened many times before. Most readers will remember previous heat waves during their own lifetime. And if we look back through historical records we find accounts of conditions which make this summer look quite mild! My great-grandfather Albert McDonald, who settled near Maryborough in 1864, frequently mentioned the weather in his diaries. He attended an election rally on 30th January 1865, and comments, ‘110 degrees [43 deg C.] in the sun, not a breath of wind, and yet the people stood it for four hours’. On 24th November 1871 he records 120 degrees in the sun, and in January 1872 says the weather has been hotter than he has ever felt it before. The historical newspapers on Trove (trove.nla.gov.au/ newspaper) are, as always, a source of information.

At GCNews we love our readers to share their views on important issues in our local community, and to thank you for your efforts, we will choose one letter at random each month to receive a free ‘Family Pass’ to Australia Zoo. Please note that letters that contain personal attacks will not be considered. We want to find out what issues are important to you! The Brisbane Courier, 24 January 1896: HEAT WAVE IN QUEENSLAND. Continuance of excessive temperatures. Number of further deaths. (There follows a round-up of temperatures around the state, including Adavale 110, Winton 107, Bundaberg 94. Several deaths from ‘heat apoplexy’ were recorded in western districts.) In 1929 several newspapers report: QUEENSLAND HEATWAVE. Birds Drop Dead off Trees. BRISBANE, Nov. 25. 1929. A heat wave was experienced over a greater part of Queensland during the week-end. … At Stonehenge Down the registration was 118deg., while Winton recorded 117deg. At many places the birds fell dead off the trees. Sweltering conditions prevailed in Brisbane today, the maximum temperature being 100.4 degrees and the humidity 22 per cent. Then there was the 1940 heat wave. A BOM publication ‘Natural Hazards & the risk they pose to S E Queensland’ (2001) claims: ‘… the most severe heat wave experienced here, in terms of fatalities, occurred in January 1940, when at least 80 people died.’ So perhaps the summer of 2012-13 has not been so bad after all; and in this area there are always options for combating the heat. The photo shows members of the Kropp family cooling off in the Stanley River, c. 1950s.

Peachester History Committee meets at the Peachester Hall on the first Sunday of the month. If you would like more information please contact Helen Page 5494 9557 or Jan Gresham 5494 2301. www.gcnews.com.au


with Vanessa Rumble If you haven’t already noticed, Hinterland Seafood has moved to a bigger and better venue, in the Turner Park Complex opposite Woolworths. Yes, Beerwah’s best seafood just got even better. Todd and Kara Harris are excited about their new premises and the positive feedback from old and new customers just keeps on rolling in. Still cooking up fantastic burgers, fresh seafood and the perfect chips, Hinterland Seafood also offers a variety of freshly made salads, icecreams and cold drinks, as well as a selection of fresh seafood to take away and prepare at home. There is an a la carte dining area now, so you can sit down and enjoy a quick lunch on the run, or bring a bottle of wine and glasses to enjoy with your meal. You can dine in or take home from 11.00am to 8.00pm Tuesday to Sunday (closed Monday), and you are also welcome to phone in your orders in advance on 5494 0577.

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This past week has certainly been a challenge. It isn’t the first time Queensland has faced a disaster. This State and we will rise to the challenge of re-building. The State Government will support you today, tomorrow and in the weeks to come. Sunshine Coast residents who have been affected by ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald and the associated rainfall and flooding can access assistance from the Queensland Government to aid in their recovery. There are several grants available to support individuals and families affected by the severe weather event. Personal Hardship Assistance Scheme (PHAS) grants are now available to assist those experiencing personal hardship, by covering the immediate, unexpected basic costs of essential items such as food, clothing and accommodation. A grant of up to $180.00 per person, up to a maximum of $900.00 for a family of five or more, is available to eligible people experiencing genuine hardship. Other grants available include the Essential Household Contents Grants, Structural Assistance Grants and Essential Services Safety Reconnection Scheme Grants. You can apply for help by visiting your nearest Community Recovery Centre or call the Community Recovery Hotline 1800 173 349. For those not affected, the best way you can help is by supporting The Flood Appeal 2013, a partnership between the Queensland Government and Red Cross. Donations can be made by calling 1800 811 700 or visiting www.redcross. org.au.

Andrew Powell State member for Glass House P: 5435 2013 Wild and Wet Australia Day weekend

The last few weeks have certainly seen some pretty wild weather around Queensland. Australia Day plans over the long weekend were thrown into chaos for most of us with the wet conditions and wild wind forcing people to stay in doors to keep dry and most importantly, to keep safe! To those who volunteer with the SES and any other community clean up organisations, I sincerely thank you for your efforts. There have been many power supply issues for residents in Glass House and I congratulate Energex for their efforts in getting supply restored. I toured the electorate during the weekend and got to see firsthand the extent of the damage and gain an understanding into the mammoth task ahead of Energex crews in the region. I know many residents were without power for up to five days and I thank you also for your patience. If anyone lost fridge and freezer items I would suggest you check if you are eligible for a grant under the State Government ‘Personal Hardship Assistance Scheme’. For more information and to check your eligibility please call – 1800 173 349.

Australia Day Events

Unfortunately most of the planned Australia Day events around the Coast were cancelled as a result of the weather. The annual Palmwoods Citizenship ceremony was cancelled however the RSL and Apex groups in Maleny soldiered on with their annual Australia Day breakfast. Caboolture Historical Village also forged ahead with their celebrations and it was a pleasure to participate in welcoming nearly 50 new Australian citizens. My congratulations are extended to the people recognised with Australia Day honours both on the Coast and across Queensland – your contribution to our great state is valued by all.

Calling all aspiring young politicians

Applications are now open for young people aged between 15 and 25 years to join the 2013 YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament. Youth parliament gives young people valuable skills and experience to help prepare them to become future community leaders. The program includes debating, negotiating and leadership skills and allows them to see and learn firsthand what it is like to be a Parliamentarian by learning about the rules, writing bills and debating them in the Parliamentary chamber. Applications close February 22 and information can be obtained by visiting www.qld.gov.au/ youth. I am happy to meet with any young people considering an application in my office to discuss any questions they have, so please email or call to make an appointment – glass.house@parliament.qld.gov.au or 5435 2013. www.gcnews.com.au


Health Check Get your child ‘Sports Ready’ this season - with a free foot screening

This offer is available for children from six - 18 years of age. Children’s feet are very different from adult feet as the bones and muscles are still growing. Balance, coordination and the sequence of muscle activity whilst walking, running and jumping are developed from complex signals sent from nerve endings in the joint and muscles of our feet to the brain. Alignment issues, flat feet, ankle pain or muscle weakness in the lower limbs can make it difficult for children to develop these fundamental coordination skills, and often lead to fatigue, clumsiness and pain. Your feet can be a great indication of your child’s feet in years to come as many musculoskeletal problems can be hereditary in nature. So, if you have any concerns, bring your child in to see the Podiatrists at Stepping Out Podiatry to check their feet alignment and gait (walking style) and any other concerns that your child may have. Did you know that certain foot conditions are best treated before the age of eight or 16 years? Stepping Out Podiatry is holding a free foot screening during the month of February for children from six - 18 years of age to get them ready for another year of their favourite sport. So phone 1300 881 082 to make that appointment.

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Happenings Things 2 Do Mooloolah Performing Our Arts Off

There is much anticipation as Mooloolah awaits the next Mooloolah Performing Our Arts Off night to be held at the public hall on Saturday, February 16. This fun and family friendly event will once again showcase a diverse range of local emerging and established performers, including musicians, dancers, actors and more. There will be a free kids drumming workshop for all ages from 5.30pm – 6.30pm (bring a hand drum if you have one). Headline performers for this event include ‘Louise (The Voice), Kennedy Richardson and Tayhg Pomfret. The theme for this event is 60’s and hippies so get creative to be in the running for a groovy prize. Event coordinator, Jean Crowe, said that the talent coming from Mooloolah and surrounding communities just keeps getting better and better. Acts of all talents and ages can register beforehand or turn up on the night. Audience members can either book seats or just come along. Entry is by donation and everyone is in the running for a lucky door prize. There will be a cosy kids corner plus adult creativity in the audience with drawing and games. Dahl and rice will be new to the menu, along with hot dogs, lamingtons, tea, coffee, juice and soft drinks for sale. The event kicks off from 5.30pm and runs to 9.30pm at the Mooloolah Hall, Bray Road. For more information contact Jean 0418 720 515 or via email hcdworker.jean@ gmail.com and like us on Facebook for more details. Don’t miss this great fun-filled night out! Sulco rockin the house at Mooloolah Hall in November (photo by Maya)

Big band star to entertain Coast Jazz Fans

British-born singer Craig Martin, who honed his talents playing starring roles in British Theatre Musicals before turning his talents to contemporary swing will delight Sunshine Coast jazz fans. Now living in Brisbane and exploding onto the Queensland music scene in 2010, Craig has performed and thrilled audiences at many top venues across the state. Now Craig and his 10 piece swing band will perform his first show for 2013 and wow audiences at the Sunshine Coast Jazz Club show at the Currimundi Hotel function room on February 17 from 1.30pm. His interpretation of big band swing is a treat for everyone who loves the crooners and the sound of a big band: “The music of Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, And Williams and Michael Buble is in safe hands,” Craig said. Early bookings are advisable. Call Alan 5478 3137 for credit card or Ted 5491 6017 for more information.

Understanding superannuation

If you have ever wanted to learn what superannuation is all about make sure you attend Sunshine Coast Council’s free superannuation information sessions at Beerwah on February 12 from 4.30pm – 6.00pm. These sessions are designed to help participants understand general superannuation concepts rather than going into confusing calculations. These sessions are for you if you want to learn how superannuation fits into Retirement Incomes Policy. Centrelink’s Greg Barrie will provide information on superannuation contributions, investment options, how your super accumulates, concessional tax treatment and accessing superannuation. If you would like to update your knowledge or if you are just curious, secure your place today in one of the following sessions: To book or for further information visit council’s library website or call 1300 LIBRARY.

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Live & Local this week What’s on at the … Beerwah Hotel, Beerwah RSL, Ettamogah Pub, Glasshouse Tavern and Glasshouse Coffee and Tea Merchants Friday, February 8 Bitter Sweet Beerwah RSL 7.00pm

Bitter Sweet are husband and wife music duo Rebecca and Clayton Stephenson. Although both Rebecca and Clay grew up with a love for country music, their repertoire expands much further, including covers from the 1960s right up until the songs of today.

Saturday, February 9 Bo Jenkins Glass House Mountains Tavern 7.30pm

Bo is an American musician who in 1993 chose to make Australia his home. His music is a combination of blues, country and rock. Being a left-hander he tunes his guitar upside down and plays the High E string on the top, allowing him to play some things that right-handers just can’t do.

Saturday, February 9 8 Ball Aitken Beerwah Hotel 8.00pm

This month’s Beerwah’s got Country features 8 Ball Aitkin, the redneck preacher at the shotgun wedding between country and blues. He’s a real deal character who rattles the roof, stomps the planks, and gets audiences whooping and hollering.

Saturday, February 9 Gord Bamford and Larry Cann Ettamogah Pub 5.00pm

Gord Bamford is one of Canada's biggest country music artists, and was named 2012 Male Artist of the Year. Performing with award winning song writer Larry Cann. Entry is $10.00 ahead and it is 18+ gig.

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Welcome back to all our families Our Year 12 results from 2012 are very impressive. 20.6% of our Year 12 students were awarded an OP between 1-5. 82.4% of our graduates were awarded an OP between 1-15. Further to this, 99% of the cohort were awarded a Queensland Certificate of Education. In the area of VET, 75% of the cohort gained a VET qualification - with over 35% of the cohort gaining a Cert IV qualification. We are very proud of the achievements of our students. This data gives credit to the planning, curriculum design, support and initiatives undertaken by our staff. Our collaboration and College Vision, allows this to occur.

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Get up&Grow with Jade King

Jade is a local wife and mum, soil scientist and teacher who is passionate about vegetable gardening

Home-made organic sprays

As a Scientist I am Always asking questions and seeking qualified evidence. Regarding many organic sprays, there really is very limited scientific evidence as to their efficacy. However in defence, my research has turned up insufficient scientific studies in the area of organic sprays effectiveness in general and there is recent recognition of the need for more research and development in this area. There is however, substantial anecdotal evidence (general opinion) that various organic treatments work, and in some cases there is some preliminary scientific reasoning behind them. So as gardeners, which I think qualifies all of us as experts at trial and error at least, it’s always great to have a go. Here are just a couple of the more common home-made sprays and some associated research findings. Organic Pesticides Molasses spray – caterpillar control Directions: One cup of molasses mixed in with one litre of water. Spray over new foliage. Research indicates that sprays with molasses solution can alter the normal pattern of distribution of insect populations. Whether this is to our gardens benefit or not is left in question. As a sugary food source, it does attract insects, so I guess it comes down to whether it is attracting predators to the pest, or the pest to the plant? Anecdotal evidence however, suggests that critters would prefer to starve than eat the unappetising produce. Research in this area will be very interesting to follow.

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Soap spray – aphids Directions: Two tablespoons of soap flakes into one litre of water. Spray onto affected plants. This has got to be the most scientifically proven organic insecticide that can be basically replicated at home. It works by simply suffocating the small soft bodied insects so that they are no longer sucking the life from your plants! Organic Fungicides Milk Spray – powdery mildew Directions: Mix 100mL milk with one litre of water. Spray regularly on both sides of leaves. There is substantial anecdotal evidence that milk treatments can be effective in the protection of some plants from powdery mildew and other viruses. It should be noted that there is some debate regarding the type of milk used, with gardeners advocating that it must be organic milk as it contains antibiotic qualities. I personally have not been diligent enough when it comes to applications or vigilant in my recordings when using this spray, so I can’t really judge this one myself. Organic Pesticide and Fungicide Bicarb and Condy’s Crystals – aphids, slugs and mildew Directions: One teaspoon of bicarb-soda into one litre of water. Add one litre of milk and a teaspoon of Condy’s Crystals (potassium permanganate). Scientific studies indicate that the key ingredient, potassium permanganate is effective in reducing fungal infections, yet its efficacy is compromised by environmental conditions such as rain etc. The bicarbonate soda is known to alter the pH of the leaf environment preventing fungal spores from germinating; however it does not actually kill the fungus. So that is about all the information I can dredge up on home-made organic sprays. I’m really keen to see how future research in this area goes as I strongly believe it is the most cost efficient and environmentally sustainable option for backyard gardeners. Until then, if it works for you, then why wouldn’t you use it! Until next time in get up and grow…

Hardest hit hinterland to receive free dumping extension

Sunshine Coast hinterland residents, in the areas hardest hit in the Australia Day weekend storms and rains, won’t miss out on being able to dispose of their storm debris for free. Last Friday Sunshine Coast Mayor, Mark Jamieson said that while the rest of the Sunshine Coast had been busy cleaning up after the storm and taking advantage of the no fee opportunity to get rid of vegetation and other storm damaged items at local recycling centres, hinterland residents have been hampered by flooded, damaged and closed roads, and no electricity. “Only in the last day or so have hinterland residents, the hardest hit on the Coast by the ex-cyclone Oswald storms, been really able to start cleaning up. “To make sure they can also get rid of their storm debris at no cost, the Beerwah and Witta rural transfer stations will continue to receive vegetation and other storm damaged items for free until Sunday, February 10.

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Noticeboard RSL AGM

The AGM of the RSL Beerwah – Peachester Sub Branch will be held on Sunday, February 24 at 8.30am for 9.00am start, followed by a general meeting. Nomination forms are available from the secretary at the sub branch office in Free Street, Beerwah (all positions will be vacant on the above date). Nomination forms will be accepted at the sub branch up until Friday, February 8 12.00noon. You must be a financial member to attend the AGM. Fees may be paid to the RSL club, until Saturday, February 23.

Sunshine Coast Arthritis Support Group

The group will meet next on Thursday, February 7 at 12.45pm for 1.00pm at the Maroochydore RSL Sub-Branch, RSL House, 106 Memorial Avenue, Maroochydore. The topic for the meeting is ‘You are not alone’. For further information contact Mary 5441 2259, 0403 339 057 or Jeanette 5443 7446. Arthritis is a chronic disease; in Australia, one in five has arthritis; two out of three people are between 15 and 60 years. We all wish to remain independent, so finding the right balance is a challenge. Learning to manage pain, fatigue; even doing the easiest normal everyday activities can be a chore. Our group can give to you, your family, carers and friends support; all are welcome.

Conditions

Charity Golf Day

Golfers at all levels will have a great opportunity to win great prizes and at the same time help support needy local charities. For $40.00 each golfer can be part of a 4 ball Ambrose event at Caloundra Golf Club on Sunday, March 10 with a 12.00noon shotgun start. It will be a great networking day for all in enjoyable company and supporting local charities with the chance of winning great prizes. Please Contact Graham Baker from Caloundra Rotary Club on 5492 4477 to make a booking.

Glass House Women’s Social Group The first gathering for 2013 is Wednesday, February 13 from 1.00pm - 3.00pm, at the Australia Zoo – Koala Hospital, which includes a Koala education and awareness presentation by Vanda Grabowski. The Koala Hospital is offering this for free but it would be lovely if we could all offer a $10.00 donation to the Hospital on the day to show our gratitude. This event will begin at 1.15pm at the Koala Hospital and we will be leaving Glass House Neighbourhood Centre, Ryan Street at 1.00pm sharp if you would like to car pool. Bookings essential for this event: Phone: 5438 7000 Email: admin@ghmnc.com.

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World Day of Prayer

The World Day of Prayer is a worldwide movement of Christian women of all traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer each year and who in many countries have a continuing relationship of prayer and service. The event is held on the first Friday in March each year, and this year the Glasshouse Country Service will be hosted by the Landsborough Seventh Day Adventist Church on Landsborough Maleny Road, on Friday, March 1 from 9.30am. All community welcome to attend this service with the theme – I was a stranger and you welcomed me.

Women Meeting for Breakfast

Come and join a great group of ladies for an informal breakfast and to meet others in your area. Headlands Bowls Club, Sid Lyngard Drive, Buderim on Wednesday, February 13 - 6.45am for a 7.00am buffet style breakfast to approximately 8.30am, $20.00 pp payable on arrival (cash only). This month we are having the Sunshine Coast Mayor, Mr Mark Jamieson coming along to talk to us about the vision for the Sunshine Coast. We will also have a short 10 minute demonstration of the Miche Bags by Evita Van Der Spoel of VCreative. Bookings essential to womensbreakfast4556@hotmail.com or 0419 878 435 by Sunday, February 10.

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

GLASSHOUSE COUNTRY ANGLICAN CHURCH

Glasshouse Country Ministers Fellowship This being my first contribution to the column for the New Year there should be all kinds of possibilities and endless topics from which to choose. Surely a few words could be found to describe my hopes for a new year, or the reflections on my rather recent arrival to the Caloundra parish and this hinterland region or perhaps the challenges that churches and individual Christians face together. Sadly, though I am more conscious of the fact that this is the first column I have written since the sudden death of Fr Stan Griffith. Stan was the ‘Catholic’ spot on the roster and he contributed to this same column. No doubt many readers appreciated his words and reflections which were brief and down to earth with some glimpses of humour that contained genuine wisdom and understanding. Stan was born in 1941, educated in Brisbane and studied for the priesthood at Pius XII Seminary, Banyo. He was ordained in 1971 and served in a number of parishes around Brisbane. Stan left active ministry for several years but was to return and spend over seven very successful years in Maleny while attached to Caloundra parish. While he was not someone comfortable on the large stage, Stan was never more at home

Father Kevin Smith Caloundra Catholic Parish than in the company of people as he prepared families for baptism or couples for marriage. He made a real difference with an informal visit and at the important time of sharing the grief of the family who had lost a loved one. He loved priestly ministry in the rural areas of the parish where he made many friends. Stan died suddenly on November 13 after suffering a stroke while playing golf with friends. At Stan’s funeral at Our Lady of the Rosary Church Caloundra his daughter spoke with deep affection for the father who had always guided, supported and loved her unconditionally. His priest friends spoke of the man of few words who was a natural athlete and sincere in all that he did. Stan listened to the God of love who spoke in the depths of his heart and Stan had the faith to respond to that loving God. His sincerity and genuine desire to be true to who he was called to be may have confounded some, but it inspired many more. I am sure the regular readers who benefited from Fr Stan’s reflections and his friends from the parish will join with me and his family to pray that he may rest in peace.

GLASSHOUSE COMMUNITY CHURCH Pastor Brendan Edwards

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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!

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Your guide to sport in Glasshouse Country

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Contributed by Dennis Hume Wednesday, January 30 - Ladies Bowls Day. Two games of Triples and one game of Fours was played. Maurie Dawes, Dorothy Buckley and Di Hunt def Lyn Griffiths, Rae Farrell and Trevor Bertram 28 to 17. Margaret Beasley, Lindsay Henderson and Chris Freshwater def Noelle Dean, Jenny Hobson and Rob Scullion 24 to 17. Warren Blackbourne, Graham Young, Marleen Bertram and Kerry Capern def Warren Blackbourne, Dennis Hume, Joy Reason and Jan Lawson 17 to 15. Thursday, January 31 - Open Pairs Bowls. AM game winners were Gary Lehmann and Graham Nicholson 2 + 11. Runners up were Bobbie Bloomer and Ron Wilson with highest score in 2nd game of +9. PM game winners were Ray Crawford

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Barry Beaden and his nephew Ben, are training for a ride along the Great Ocean Road, for charity (visitor from Kingaroy) and Mac Townson 2 + 29. Runners up were Bede Burton and Jack Timm with highest score in 2nd game of +6. Saturday, February 2 - Round 3 of the Super Challenge. Bronze Division 7 Men’s team played Bramble Bay and won three of the five games, with an overall score of 114 to 102. Bronze Division 7 Ladies team also played Bramble Bay and won the two games played. Their overall score was 50 to 32. The Bronze Division 12/13 Men’s team played Coolum Beach. They won one game of the five played. The overall score was Glasshouse 98 Coolum Beach 138. Don’t forget that coaching is available on Fridays from 2.30pm. Please take advantage to enhance your skill and enjoyment of the game of lawn bowls.

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donations go directly to helping ADRA help others. If you’d like to help them by sponsoring any amount, please go to http://bit.ly/ SponsorBen or http://bit.ly/SponsorBaz If you’d like to take part in a similar cycling adventure, that helps make a difference for kids and families in need, check out the upcoming rides at http://www.25000spins.com

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Two cycling enthusiasts from the Sunshine Coast Hinterland are embarking on a new adventure next week – the 2013 Great Ocean Road Challenge, for charity. While Barry Beaden is a seasoned social rider, his nephew Ben is relatively new to the sport. And while Barry has been on cycling tours before, this one is different, for a cause! The charity they’ve chosen to support is the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), which works in 125 countries around the world, including Australia. One local project that ADRA Supports right here on the Sunshine Coast is a Women’s Refuge, for victims of domestic violence. Ben’s brother Andrew worked in International Development for ADRA in Cambodia for 2012, and Ben also volunteered the same year with a bunch of young Australians, on a short-term project with ADRA Connections, building toilets for families of blind people in Vietnam. Ben says, “It’s so encouraging to see the dedication and outward focus that the ADRA staff have, both locally and internationally. It was an amazing experience to help the local Vietnamese tradespeople, working side by side with them to get the job done, and improve the lives of the disadvantaged in their town.” Barry and Ben are personally paying all costs associated with their travel to Victoria, so all

Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club We all know how important sport is to our children’s development. Games and sports are an opportunity for children to mingle with each other and get some exercise. Sport has also been proven to provide a more fulfilled childhood, especially for those whose passion lies in sports. Children that participate in team sports develop essential life skills such as building relationships, leadership skills, self-confidence and physical fitness. The Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club’s committees, previous foundation members and staff recognise these facts, as well as the social and economic benefits that the entire community gains in providing a facility that caters for a variety of sports.

Our dining rooms offer weekly specials at very reasonable prices, you are sure to find a family favorite on our menu. These rooms are also available for hire for weddings or private functions and our friendly staff are more than happy to assist discuss this with you. We are open every day and offer a range of indoor facilities including a gaming room, pool table, meeting rooms and have a fantastic deck overlooking our main sporting field which in season is a great place to watch the games! So please come visit us up on the hill and support the Club that supports you! www.gcnews.com.au


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

Beerwah Ladies Golf Club

Contributed by Jenny Kelly Well we all hoped for rain and Huey finally heard us. So this is what lady golfers do when there's no golf. Marjorie, Janelle, Carol, Beth, Pat, Fay and Lyn had a good catch up when the course proved too wet to play. Over the weekend when Oswald came to visit, the course suffered a bit of damage with trees losing branches and some uprooted. The greens staff put in a mighty effort to get the course back into playable condition by Friday. One tree which will be sadly missed is The Willett Tree, a lovely Bottle Tree planted beside the 9th green by one of our Life Members, Eric Willett. Eric and his lovely wife Una were staunch supporters of Beerwah Golf Club and were here right The bottle tree

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Lessons for Beginners to Advanced

BEERWAH KARATE CLASSES SIGN ON FOR NEW MEMBERS

The Beerwah golf girls from day one helping to create this wonderful club. Even though this tree has not survived, one of our long time members, Col Penney, will replace it with another Bottle Tree. The Ladies Weekend Pennant team played their first match for the year against Caboolture at Tewantin Noosa on Sunday and came away with a win. A great start to the season. Hopefully the wet weather will hold off so we can have a game on Thursday. Until then, stay safe and good golfing.

Lessons for peewees, primary, high school and adults First two lessons FREE Karate builds con�idence, strength, develops self con�idence and its FUN Classes Mon and Wed at Beerwah Community Hall

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The Lions welcome all existing and new players of all age levels to come along to the following 2013 season sign-on days:

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 Accredited Coaches and First Aid Officers  Modern facilities with fully lit ground  Great family club atmosphere

Brisbane Lions Players visit training sessions during the year

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February 10am—2pm (FREE sausage sizzle) Landsborough Sports Ground Tunnel Ridge Road, Landsborough OR FEES (CASH AGE GROUPS CHEQUES ONLY) Under 8’s & 10’s $130 Under 12’s, 14’s & 16’s $160 Under 15 Girls age group (12-15yr)

Seniors & Under 18’s now training & signing on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6pm

Contacts: Barry Mason 0434 937 086 Craig Bales 0414 225 329 Email: craig.bales@quantum.com Glasshouse Hinterland AFC, PO Box 251, Landsborough 4550 proudly supporting local sporting clubs

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YOGA GLASSHOUSE MOUNTAINS COMMUNITY HALL Tuesdays 6.15pm; Fridays 9.30am (gentle) and 10.45am. Enquiries phone 0402 882 725 or 5438 7533

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Thank You Andy White IT & Technology Specialist

the family of col stokes wish to thank the many people who sent messages of condolence following his death on the 29th December 2012.

Small Business, Home User | Windows, Mac, Wi-Fi Smart Devices, Audio Visual & Multimedia

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In Memoriam A+ Tuition qualified and experienced teacher. From $15 per hour 0427 196 158

In loving memory of Kenneth James Cantlie 18.11.1934 – 4.2.2011 Your music has stopped, But the melody lingers. Always in my heart & sadly missed Helen

primary thorugh to senior tutoring in your own home. Numeracy, Literacy and across Curriculum learning for individual learning needs. Ph: 0488 974 340 pilates - Classes commence at Landsborough Hall, January 29. Qualified, experienced Instructor. Phone: 0409 549 477 yoga in beerwah 6.30am Thursday, 7pm Tuesday. Fitness Plus Gym, Roys Road. Theresa 0414 221 966

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Accounting Services HINTERLAND ACCOUNTING SERVICES

Call Leisa or Michelle …

Ph 5439 0188

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ACCOUNTING FOR YOU Debbie Gillingham - 0438 947 992

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REGISTERED BAS AGENT / BOOKKEEPER Offering total small business bookkeeping solutions Ph: 0412 996 036 Email: mLedden@hotmail.com ‘Excellence in Service and Accuracy’

Courses & Tuition guitar, flute, piano accordion & Music theory lessons. Professional caring teachers. Ph: 5494 7568 or 0411 959 157 ART CLASSES Day, Evening and Weekend. 3 hour class $25. www.landsboroughartstudio.com.au Phone Karen 5494 8354 yoga Wed 6.30pm - 8.00pm Peachester Hall. Thurs 9:30am - 11am Landsborough Hall Ph: 0437 914 029 www.shantipathyogaspace.com.au

Exercise … Re-energise Circuit Classes Mon & Wed 6:30pm start Also available: One 0n One Gym Instruction Qualified Trainer for over 15 years!

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become a fashion designer couture sewing - flat pattern drafting, discover the secrets at Studio 431. Phone: 5442 1485 SPeech drama piano (The Voice Business) personalised voice coaching. All ages / grades at Studio 431 Phone: 5442 1485 Tutoring/ remedial reading - all ages, all subjects. Professional individual programs. Helen 5494 7496

Work Wanted kaz's alterations Mens & Womens. 9am to 7pm Weekdays only. Appointments Ph: 5496 9774 COMPREHENSIVE CLEANING domestic and commercial. Reliable & experienced. Ph Lauren 0403 044 887 Home & Yard Maintenance Gardening, minor painting, mowing etc. Insured. Pensioner discount, no job too small. Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm Ph: Craig 5494 0858 bridal, formal & clothing alterations. Ironing. 25 years experience 5438 7073 fairytoBia's cleaning call me for that fairy special touch. Builders, Bond, Spring and Domestic. Call Katherine 0423 499 295 Beachview Property Maintenance Handyman, lawns & garden, rubbish removal, pens. disc. Ph: Clay 0410 581 881 shade sails & blinds Sewing repairs, camping mats & covers. Ph: 0401 902 358

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

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

Childcare family daycare provider has vacancies for children in Glasshouse. Affordable fees and CCB Claimable. 0421 021 315 or 5438 7978

Positions Vacant HC Drivers required must be reliable & hard working. Casual shift work incl. nights Ph 0417 500 210

HEAD CHEF POSITION Must be qualified and have 3 years experience • have experience in al a carte and function service • be able to work under pressure • have passion for high quality food and presentation • have an understanding of safe kitchen practices • be proficient in ordering and stock control • and above all be a team player with a professional work ethic and presentation please email resume to: Attention – Sean info@glasshousemountainstavern.com.au Ph: 5494 6133

Fax: 5494 6462

Woodlands are currently looking for staff in the following fields:-

Diesel Mechanic

to work on wide range of vehicles, hc licence preferred but not essential

Maintenance person

with extensive experience in mechanical fitting, welding, fabrication, auger conveyor systems, hammermills, pellet presses and preferably have a current boiler ticket. Must be able to: • Work at heights • Work in confined spaces • Problem solve • Be available to work weekends when necessary • Be available for callouts on a roster basis If you are interested in any of 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.


$14.00 for 10 words then 50c per word thereafter. Ring through your classifed and pay over the phone with your credit card. Deadline 12noon Mondays.

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

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SMILEY'S MOBILE ANIMAL GROOMING Hydrobath, Clipping, Grooming

168 Whites COMPETITIVE PRICESRoad, Landsborough STEEL CUT TO 4550 SIZE RHS;Phone: FLAT BAR; ANGLE; HOUSE0427 POSTS; CHANNEL; 5494 1031 PIPE;Mobile: 400 130 SHEET; PLATE;jakemansteel@hotmail.com MESH; DEFORMED BAR; PLASTIC; TRENCH MESH; CHAIRS, email: www.jakemansteel.com.au

RHS FLAT BAR ANGLE PIPE HOUSE POSTS SHEET PLATE CHANNEL MESH PURLINS 2NDS ALSO AVAILABLE IN RHS, FLAT, SHEET ALL STEEL SUPPLIES AT COMPETITIVE PRICES AND CUT TO SIZE Aluminum Pan Tec off truck, good for storage. 3.5m long 2m wide 2.2m high with Barn doors at the rear. $800 Ph: 0427 714 773 drum kit 9pce Mapex QR Series, barely used, VGC, bought for $1,600 sell $800. Ph: 5496 9128 or 0407 573 529

Cars, Bikes, Caravans & Boats

Phone Lynda Kingdom 0409 627 775 ProfessionalÊPetÊSitting &ÊDogÊWalking

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TAKE the LEAD canine training

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Wanted To Rent Landsborough area. 3 bedrooms, 2 adults, 2 kids, 2 dogs. Phone 0427 908 535.

Share Accomodation mooloolah room to rent, quiet house in town, share 1 other female. $150/wk Ph: 0415 763 356

To Rent/Lease/Let 6m caravan with 5m awning $1,700, household items Ph: 5494 7535 or 0418 154 307 Good condition

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

Business For Sale Lucrative mowing business 48 inch Hustler mower 1yr old, 8 x 5 trailer fully covered 1 yr old + whipper snipper, self-propelled Honda push mower, knap sack sprayer & clientele of 40. $37,500 Neg. Relocating overseas. Ph: 0409 342 877

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 Partially renovated 4 bedroom home  Large open plan living  Hardwood floors & high ceilings  Original tobacco drying kiln useful as storage  Ample accommodation for vehicles  Seasonal creek at the rear & side boundary  Four dams

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Garage Sales beerburrum 16 Church St. Fri, Sat & Sun. Lots of quality items, toys, clothing, craft, household etc. something for everyone Glasshouse 37 Youngs Rd Sat 7am. Gym set, kids motorbikes, boys clothes & toys & all household items Glasshouse 2028 Old Gympie Rd Sat 7am-12noon. Lots of furniture, clothing, bric-a-brac, all must go. Beerwah 106 Peachester Rd Sat 7am-4pm & Sun 7am-2pm Moving sale, all reasonable offers considered BEERWAH 17 Monarch Place Sun 7am-12noon. Furniture, bric-a-brac, gym equip. Peachester 66 Harold Place 5494 9272 Sat & Sun 6-11am Antiques, collections of vases, plates, kettles, scales, old tools & bromeliads. Furniture, fishing rods, batts, fencing, old saws etc

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Paddy finds a sandwich with two wires stickin’ out of it. He phones the police and says "bejasus I've just found a sandwich dat looks like a bomb." The operator asks, "is it tickin? Paddy says "no, oi tink it's beef." Mick says to Paddy, "close your curtains the next time you're making love to your wife. The whole street was watching and laughing at you yesterday." Paddy says, "well the joke's on them because I wasn't even at home yesterday." Submitted by Chris Bell, Former Beerwah local

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More tales of mirth from Mick and Paddy A bloke at a horse race whispers to Paddy next to him, "do you want the winner of the next race?" Paddy replies "no tanks, oi've only got a small garden." Paddy and Mick found three hand grenades and decided to take them to the police station. Mick said "what if one explodes before we get there?" Paddy replied, "we'll lie and say we only found two!" A coach load of paddies on a mystery tour decided to run a sweepstake to guess where they were going. The driver won £52!

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AQUARIUS January 20 – February 19 Signing legal papers and getting ready for a big move is likely. Trouble with plumbing or other home related fixtures may need repairing. There can also be big changes around your career. New people coming into your life can become very good friends in the future. PISCES February 20 – March 20 You will now have the opportunity to meet new people socially. Entertainment will now play a big part in your life. Keep a certain distance with new contacts until you know them better. Changes are likely around a car. Also a new love can come into your life. ARIES March 21 – April 20 You can expect many changes around your home and your work that can take you by surprise. Friends can also be somewhat confusing. Your life can be going through many changes. New lifestyle is ahead. A sudden windfall is possible. Travel is also likely at this period. TAURUS April 21 – May 21 A holiday will be important to organise. There can be a parting with someone which can be for the better. This is a time to use your intuition and creative abilities. Deciding on new studies will be important. Lots of short distance travel in connection with family is likely.

GEMINI May 22 – June 21 Important decisions may need to be put on the backburner. Other important issues may need to be attended to first. An offer of a new position can open up new fields for you. Decisions with children can be a major issue. Sale of a home can bring celebrations. CANCER June 22 – July 22 Joint ventures and new studies will be favourable. This can be quite a busy time for you, especially with your work. Opportunities interstate or overseas can arise. This can be a turning point in your life. A change of car is possible. New people coming into your life can be very beneficial for the future. LEO July 23 – August 22 An unexpected phone call can change a lot of your plans. Problems with family will be sorted out. A move is possible. New meetings and contracts will give you new opportunities. A problem with a car will need to be fixed. Lots of social life is indicated. For some, a new love will come into your life. VIRGO August 23 – September 22 This can be a time of taking the plunge; either marriage or a new job can come up. Take things slowly. This can be a very powerful time for major changes, follow your intuition. People coming and going from your home can upset your normal routine. Changes in the home likely soon.

LIBRA September 23 – October 22 An illness of a family member could be quite trying for you. There is no need to worry, obstacles will be overcome. Important decisions regarding the home, work and family may need to be made. A car may need fixing. A few days away can be very pleasant. SCORPIO October 23 – November 22 This can be the beginning of a new lifestyle for you. A new work situation and new studies will work well for you. Lots of short distance travel is possible. A lot of social life can be quite tiring. New opportunities can come out of the blue. There can be a lot of legal papers to be signed at this period. SAGITTARIUS November 23 – December 22 This can be an excellent time for finances and career. Money can come out of the blue unexpectedly. A friend from the past may contact you which would be a surprise. Good news coming about a new work situation. For some, a new relationship can begin. A new pet can come into the family. CAPRICORN December 23 – January 19 Connections with relatives can be a major issue. An elderly member of the family may need to be sorted out regarding a home. News of a wedding can be exciting. A new car is possible. Good news coming from a brother or sister.

Renee now available for Clairvoyant readings, astrology charts, she also teaches Astrology / Tarot privately phone 0408 785 304.

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