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Glasshouse Country News WEDNESDAY MAY 7 - 2014. VOLUME 28-48

Locals take on Kokoda Challenge page 3

USC students aim to turn ideas into businesses page 7

90th birthday an international event page 8

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n page 4 we have included a statement from Senior Constable Len Elliott, from Beerwah Police Station who in his duty as a police Officer on Good Friday was involved in a serious traffic incident that saw him badly injured and having a leg amputated. Although I don’t know Senior Constable Len Elliott personally – over the years I have met many local police officers, who I would sum up as regular fellas (and girls) doing a tough job. No doubt, just like the rest of us when we head out the door to go off to work, we expect to return home at the end of the day. But as things transpired on Good Friday, Senior Constable Len Elliott’s life will never be the same, and he still hasn’t made it back home. He wasn’t participating in an extreme sport, or taking crazy risks to pursue an adrenaline rush, sadly he was just doing his job protecting the rest of us that regularly travel along Steve Irwin Way. His statement is heartfelt and positive, sharing his appreciation for those that have been there for him since the event took place. I would like to say to him ‘thank you for all you did for our community’ and we wish you well in your recovery. Regards,

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Friday, May 9 The Up-Front Clubs 20th birthday party is kicking off with a great night of music with the Hayden Hack and Friends with Mitch Ruggles (bass), Mitch Francis (drums) and Nathaniel Combs (percussion). This will be an amazing night including a trip down memory lane slide show - MC Steve Thompson. Everyone is invited to join in the celebrations. Dinner starts at 5.30pm with music at 7.00pm. Please call 5494 2592. Maple Street, Maleny.

Saturday, May 10 Join Bruce Molloy from Edible Landscapes for a workshop at Beerwah Library from 10.00am to discover how to create the ultimate sustainable food garden. www. ediblelandscapes.com.au Cost free, however bookings essential, phone 1300 542 727.

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Beerwah Lions ladies will be holding their annual Mother's Day Street Stall outside Glass House Mountains Pharmacy from 8.00am to 12.00noon or thereabouts. Cakes, gifts, plants etc.

Beerwah District Kindergarten is holding a fun filled renovation celebration day with sausage sizzle, plenty of family entertainment and a special visit from the Australia Zoo team. Free entry,10.00am until 2.00pm, 9 Free Street.

CWA Beerwah Biggest Morning Tea is on again to help support Queensland Cancer Council.10.00am until 12.00noon. $5.00 with entry fee donated to this worthy cause. Entry includes coffee and delicious morning tea, lucky door prize and a very special guest speaker, Leandra from the Healthy Guru. CWA Beerwah, Simpson Street.

2014 Annual Hibiscus Spectacular show at the Woombye School of Arts Hall, Blackall Street Woombye from 9.00am. Admission is free. For more information, phone 5476 2771.

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Locals take on Kokoda Challenge For local girls Jo Davies and Louise Bond it wasn’t a difficult decision to enter a grueling 96 kilometres walk over 39 hours, called the ‘Kokoda Challenge’

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Jo said the Kokoda Challenge was a great cause, one that would help raise important funds for the Kokoda Challenge Youth Program, which helps young people build life skills and confidence. “As a Registered Nurse at the Caboolture Hospital Mental Health Facility, I regularly care for young 12/60 Simpson Street, BEERWAH clients,” she said. Louise Bond and Jo Davies preparing for the Lou agreed. “It’s wonderful to have the AMILY BUILD Kokoda Challenge ESEN FQBSA: ERS opportunity to have an adventure in another D 81205 N QBSA NO: 19404 BU For a fully tax deductible donation please go beautiful part of the world for such a great cause.” to www.kokoachallenge.com, go to the link: Jo and Lou will join their other two-team mates, Donate - The Kokoda Challenge, Scroll down Tula and Christina, who are based in Brisbane, to Your Details and select event – The Kokoda to trek on July 19 and 20 in the Gold Coast Challenge, Select the team – Little Berries, enter hinterland. Where Integrity Still Counts your personal and payment details. You will be “The walk will take our team over 96km of fire Domestic ~ Commercial emailed a receipt and will be notified of your kind Renovations ~ Extensions trails, through 12 creek crossings and up a donation via the site. Serving Areas from Brisbane to Gympie summit of 5,000 metres,” the girls said. Alternatively you can donate the money directly The Kokoda Challenge representing the distance CONTACT PHILL BUNDESEN to Jo and receive a receipt. There is also a of the PNG Kokoda Track and the 39 hours donation tin located at the Matilda Fruit Barn, MOBILE 0418 708 978 B/H symbolizes the 39th Militia who were the first of Glass House Mountains. Any queries, Jo can be HOME (07) 5494 1978 Power billstoare higher as a result of these large scale projects. It is the large scale projects that 2.2% to (07) the5494 cost of your power Mobile 0408add 120 248 b/h Fax 1941 our Australian troops arrive at Kokoda. contacted on 0421 338 882.

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How will these projects effect the domestic market? bill. The small domestic installation of solar adds only 0.8%.

Energex embraces battery storage for households Since the State Government announced the end of the 8¢per kW hour export incentive, Energex has been working on adjusting its business model to suit the changed situation.

Now, larger systems are being permitted Because the State Government – via its Energex involvement – is no longer paying 8¢ out of revenue, the previous 5kW solar system limitation is critical. It is planned that customers in most instances will be permitted to install a roof top solar system UP TO 30kW. The proviso is that in most instances NO solar energy produced is to be exported to the grid.

But why?? The benefit to the customer is that ALL of the power produced can be used on the premises and on/or stored in batteries for use when the sun sets.

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A statement from Senior Constable Len Elliott of Beerwah Police Station

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evening of Good Friday that resulted in the amputation of my right leg. I would like to thank many people including: Members of the public for all the messages of support, cards, flowers and gifts. My colleagues from Beerwah Station including my Officer in Charge, Bruce Duck. I want to pay special thanks to Darren Tonkins and Conan Sawyer who were the first officers on the scene and my valued workmates. They gave me the initial care I needed and kept on supporting and encouraging me until medical help arrived. The police community as a whole for all their support and encouragement. I have had regular visitors to the hospital and have been encouraged with jokes, laughter and Lindt chocolate. It is amazing how from the Commissioner down, the police family comes together to support one of their own when you are faced with hardship. They have also been very supportive of my family.

All of the Queensland Ambulance Service and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital staff who have been wonderful and supportive and I am progressing well as a result of their care and attention. I cannot thank them enough for everything they have done for me. Can I deliver a timely reminder to everyone on the road. You need to adhere to the road rules and drive to the conditions of the road. When getting behind the wheel of a vehicle you have to expect the unexpected and please, just show courtesy to everyone on the road. I also want to pay special thanks to my extended family, who have helped my beautiful wife Janine and I in countless ways during the past two weeks. Finally, I want to thank my beautiful wife Janine and my three beautiful boys, Hayden, Kurt and Myles for their love and support during this challenging time in my life.

Are we missing out on tourism opportunities? Glasshouse Country Chamber of Commerce President Bob McLean is keen to bring local tourism operators together for a discussion forum that will get the ball rolling on a collaborative approach to how Glasshouse Country can attract and accommodate more visitors to the area. Bob said the recent combination of the Easter – Anzac day weekends had created excellent opportunities for the drive tourist to take a short break in Glasshouse Country. And while day visitor’s numbers were probably up, Bob thinks we missed on extended visits because of the lack of low cost accommodation. “The challenge now is, for innovative opportunities to be explored, maybe to provide low cost accommodation, not in the national parks but on suitable sited non-productive private land adjacent to the parks,” Bob said. Are you interested in local tourism, local

accommodation, hospitality and food, nature based tourism activities, land management, and creating local jobs? The Glasshouse Country Chamber of Commerce Inc. invites you to attend a discussion forum at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club 11.30am to Chamber President 1.00pm on Thursday, May 22. Your views and Bob McLean ideas are important. The required outcome is formation of a Glasshouse Country tourism working group. RSVP by May 13 to: - president@ glasshousemountains.com.au

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A Simple Life

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Have you ever felt that your life is a never ending spiral of working and spending, striving for the trappings of an affluent life that somehow leaves you unhappy or unfulfilled? Are your days full and your home just a place to fall into bed at the end of each busy day? Glasshouse Country News spoke with Rhonda Hetzel, a very interesting woman from Landsborough, who came to this thought later in life and decided to do something about it. Rhonda is a retired journalist and technical writer who had all the trappings of a successful career and the whirlwind lifestyle that goes with it. She started to question the way she was living her life and decided to make some changes. She wanted to ‘work’ less and live more, so she started to think of ways to slow down, spend less and enjoy her time more. The results were surprising. Rhonda said if you haven't already discovered the power of your own home you are in for a delightful and beautiful shock. “Come closer and let me whisper in your ear, because if everyone knows this, it will cause a revolution. The work you do in your own home, by creating a warm and secure place for yourself and your family to live in, will enrich you and make you a different person. “It saved me from a life of ridiculous spending and mindless acquisition and slowed me down enough to allow me to see the beauty here,” she said. Rhonda took a close look at how she spent her money and started to shed the things that didn’t add to her joy of living.

She and her husband Hanno started to make changes to their home to make it cheaper to run and more environmentally friendly. Being a professional writer, Rhonda started a blog to share her ideas with whoever wanted to listen - and listen they did. Her following grew rapidly - you can view her blog at http://down-to---earth.blogspot.com.au/ The blog was noticed by Penguin publishing, which approached Rhonda to write a book. She did this and ‘Down to Earth’ became an immediate best seller. She was making more and buying less. The backyard became an area of organic food production, her hens a source of eggs as well as a delightfully calming influence on the soul. She makes cleaning products, cheese, preserves and much more, and she wants to share it all. Her latest book ‘The Simple Life’ was published in March this year and is the story of Rhonda’s journey to a simple life and the lessons she has learned along the way. It is available as a Penguin special and will be the first of a series of little books focusing on different aspects of her new life. Rhonda says she has found true joy and fulfilment and she can see that she had been looking for that kind of satisfaction.

To commemorate the Anzac centenary and to honour ‘our boys’, Maureen Glover and the Beerwah Family History Group hosted a fantastic display of diggers local to the area. Visitors from as far away as Toowoomba and Newcastle have visited Beerwah Library especially to view the ‘Adopt a Digger’ display. The display featured the life, in war time and peace, of their Grandfather, Digger James Henry Judge. The Adopt a Digger website aims to create a data base which records the military (and some personal ) history of each man and woman from today's Sunshine Coast region who fought in World War 1. You may contribute to the site with your own research or visit to see if your family member is listed there. Photos, stories, memorabilia etc are always appreciated Check out the website www.adoptadigger.org

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Three amigo’s take on Camino challenge to help others Local businessman Martin Vigar, Pharmacist / Proprietor of Auscare Pharmacy Glasshouse Mountains, is joining two of his friends to walk the 800km completing the historical Camino de Santiago trek to raise funds for the Safe Streets charity organisation and Brighter Future 4 Kids Foundation. The two other amigo’s joining Martin on this massive adventure are Glenn Ferguson, Managing Director of Ferguson Cannon Lawyers and Peter Poli, General Manager of Bridgestone Select Maroochydore, Caloundra and Maleny. Glenn recently took over the role as Chairman at Safe Streets. He says the focus of the charity is on the prevention of violence in the community. “The aim is to encourage a broad shift in attitude, throughout Queensland, to reject tolerance of all forms of violence,” Glenn said. “Everyone deserves to feel safe and live in a community free of violence.” He is also a Board member of The Brighter Future 4 Kids Foundation which aims to meet the physical and nutritional needs of disadvantaged children living in Australia through the implementation of ongoing, practical, sustainable school-based intervention programs to break the cycle of poverty. This is done by simple measures such as providing nutritional information and school shoes.

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Students turn ideas into businesses Twelve Business, Design and Journalism students from the University of the Sunshine Coast learned how to turn business ideas into reality with the help of the region’s first Startup Weekend. Two Glasshouse Country students participated in the Startup Weekend that is a global grassroots movement of entrepreneurs involved in founding startup companies and launching successful ventures. Technology, digital and business mentors offer advice and hold workshops at the events, which are held around the world.

Participants at the start of this weekend’s event voted on which ideas were to be pursued in the 54-hour frenzy of business creation, ending with presentations to local entrepreneurial leaders. USC Lecturer in Entrepreneurship Dr Retha Scheepers said 12 USC students had grabbed the opportunity to gain ‘the ultimate practical learning experience’. Emjay Clerk (Design) of Glass House Mountains and Ann Ross (Accounting), of Beerburrum enjoyed the expertise and networking on offer at the Startup Weekend.

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90th birthday an international event

Community News Laugh out loud

Glasshouse Country View Club Our guest speaker for our April luncheon was Lenore McDonald, an author and comedienne, who writes humorous anecdotes of life as an oldie. Lenore told many stories about our kids, mother-in-laws, husbands and any other life situations you could think about which I am sure most of our guests could relate to. After having been entertained and having a good laugh, some of our members purchased her books to share with family and friends. A great time was had by all. Just a reminder that we will be celebrating our 11th birthday on Wednesday, June 18. If you wish to come along and / or bring a friend please ring Rosalea on 5438 7910. The luncheon is being held at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club at a cost of $27.00. This year The Smith Family’s Winter Appeal is highlighting that every day, disadvantaged children are at risk of falling through the cracks.

The sad story is that one in 10 Australian children lives with disadvantage. Without the education basics and support they need, they’re left behind in class. As the gap between them and their classmates widens, there’s a huge risk they’ll give up and drop out of school early. But you can change their story, by donating to The Smith Family. You can help bridge this gap by giving these children access to Smith Family learning and support programs they need to stay on track with their education and allow them to reach their potential. If you wish to help these children consider joining the Glasshouse Country View Club by phoning Margaret on 5435 2172. Vice President Heather Burton with Lenore McDonald

Peachester District Horticulture Society Contributed by Patricia Bradford (Publicity Officer) LeJardine nursery and cafe at Maleny was a beautiful venue for the April meeting. Great servings of home baked goodies with tea and coffee was enjoyed before the meeting. Theo and Rita Beenders spoke about highlights of their visit to the Nambour Garden Club for their Friendship day. They also commented about the size of the club; it has over 200 members. Coral Beutel couldn’t resist buying this Camellia

Some members spoke about problems with pests eating everything in the garden; they’re very bad at the moment. Scrub turkeys are proving to be a real problem in one garden. After the meeting, members wandered around the nursery and many purchased more plants for their gardens. The next meeting is on Thursday, May 15, 9.30am at Jeff and Robs place, Peachester. Visitors are always welcome. For directions to venue phone 5496 9169, please bring along a chair and mug. For more information phone 5496 9169.

contributed by Amy Ratcliffe Over 100 people gathered on Easter Saturday to celebrate the 90th birthday of Stinne Job in Glass House Mountains at the home of her daughter Isabel Vere. Stinne was born in Denmark and migrated to Australia in 1971 with her husband Brian and five of her six children. They owned and operated the Log Cabin Caravan Park for many years, and while she now resides near Noosa, Stinne has such special memories of her time living in Glass House. There were 18 family members who made the big trip from Denmark to mark the celebration including two-year-old triplets. Other family and friends came from Perth, Tasmania, Cairns and throughout Queensland. Stinne was delighted to have letters of congratulations presented to her at the party from the Prime Minister, Clive Palmer MP, Mayor Mark Jamieson and Cr Tim Dwyer. The celebration included Danish traditional songs, happy birthday played on saxophone by Stinne’s great-grandson Luke and lots of great stories and memories.

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Natural Tranquillity in the Mountains

Glass House resident Yvonne Hortin has just released a booklet of inspirational verse that reflects her love of the area. Written from the heart, this self published title seeks to translate to readers the majesty and wonder of the Glass House Mountains. Yvonne hopes to entice people to visit their splendid natural beauty and in doing so she wishes visitors “to experience and soak up the energies they emit, and to gain peace and tranquillity which will rejuvenate their soul.” A registered nurse and midwife, Yvonne now practices complimentary therapies aided by her studies of the Bardic Course. It was during these studies that Yvonne found a medium for expressing herself and realised that she thoroughly enjoyed putting together written works. Accompanied by beautiful local photography, this personal journey captures the essence and specialty of the area. To purchase a copy call 5493 0982 or 0429 939 120 or visit www.nt2012.com.au

Working bee buzz

Contributed by Ted Prickett The Friends of Cahill's Scrub are back in action restoring the 35 hectare council reserve on London Creek in Peachester. This a remnant and degraded subtropical rainforest and home to much native fauna including vulnerable species such as the Great Barred Frog and about 100 species of birds. We are pleased to welcome four new members to our group this year making Islay and Karen in the foreground a total of 15 active members. An enjoyable and very successful working bee was held on Saturday, April 26. A large area was cleared of lantana and previously cleared and planted areas were maintained. Our next working bee is due on May 24.

Staying Strong and Sane

This is a program for mums with babies under 12 months which has been developed to support and nurture the transition to motherhood. The program promotes secure attachment between mother and baby by providing new mothers with information, practical experience and opportunities to celebrate the experience of motherhood. Over the six week duration of the program, running two hours one day a week, participants will gain a deeper understanding and the skills to promote a secure attachment with their child, explore the many facets of motherhood in a nurturing environment, share experiences and develop support networks and friendships. Please book early, the next group starts Monday, May 12 from 9.30am to11.30am at the Beerwah Library meeting room. Please register by phoning Wendy on 5429 6766 or 0423 716 705 or you can email on wendymcmanus@ gmail.com Caloundra & Hinterland Family Support Program.

Amaranth Court Installation

Members of the Order of the Amaranth, Caloundra Court No 12 who meet at the Beerburrum Community Hall raised funds to give to this charity. Our immediate past Royal Matron, the late Mrs Marie Watt chose this charity during her 2013 - 2014 term Our immediate past Royal Patron, Mr John Menzies presenting a $500.00 cheque to Mrs Angela Miles, fundraising organiser of RACQ Care Flight, Sunshine Coast Grand Royal Matron of Queensland, Mrs Heather Jones; Royal Matron of Caloundra Court Ms Wendy Pollard; Royal Patron of Caloundra Court Mr Keith Jones; Grand Royal Patron of Queensland, Mr David Kirk; Mrs Angela Miles from CareFlight; and Immediate Past Royal Patron of Caloundra Court Mr John Menzies www.gcnews.com.au


DO YOUR NUMBERS STACK UP? RON KNOWS Having personally known Ron since 2009, he is truly one of nature’s gentlemen. A wise counsellor, his vast knowledge on the known and unknown has been an invaluable to me personally. His advice on numerology, spiritual colours and life path traits have not only given me the benefit of peace, we often call on him to assist parents with many of their children’s behaviours (Craig Harmer)

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Contributed by the Combined Probus Club For our April outing, a group of Probians caught the early train to visit the Qld Railways Heritage Workshops and Museum at Ipswich. We got to meet some true Aussie characters as we stepped into a real heritage railway workshop and saw it in operation, just as it has been for over 140 years. We saw genuine restoration of the Heritage Steam Train Fleet up close and heard living history from railway workers plus a few tall stories! For many of us this visit was quite nostalgic. Our May meeting is on Wednesday, May 14 starting at 10.00am. Our speaker is Annette Henderson who travelled the Sahara Desert in a VW Kombi and will share her many stories of achievement and survival. We provide a free morning tea and our members bring along a small plate of food to share for lunch. Are you new to the Hinterland area or recently retired? Come along and see what we are about. We are a group of ladies / gents who no longer work full time, but provide opportunities to keep minds active, expand interests, build relationships and enjoy the fellowship of new friends. We participate in monthly meetings on the second Wednesday of the month and enjoy an outing each month as well as enjoy sub groups of mah jong, book club and coffee mornings. Our May meeting will be held at the Beerwah Community Hall, adjacent to the library. Next month we will be back to our usual venue at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club. For further information please phone our membership officer Val Machin on 5494 1406. Members enjoying their day at the Queensland Railways Heritage Workshop and Museum at Ipswich

Glasshouse Country Senior Citizens Club Contributed by Ian McCarron Thank you all who helped in the preparation and running of our free morning tea morning on April 22. Thank you to all our entertainers for keeping our guests entertained on the same morning. Well done. Our lucky door prize winner was Denise Woolley. First prize in the raffle was Suzanne Hernandez. Second prize winner was Roy Hine. Reminders - Tuesday, May 13 - Annual General Meeting and a pie lunch, Wednesday, May 21 - Bus trip to Brisbane City Hall. More details at AGM meeting. Tuesday, May 27 - Games day, Tuesday, June 10 - Monthly Meeting, Tuesday, June 24 - Games day, Thursday June 26 - Sandgate Seniors are to visit us. Tuesday, July 8, monthly meeting (barbecue), Monday, July 21 Christmas in July at Noosa, Tuesday, July 22 - Games day.

The Peachester Art Show

The recent event was a huge success for the school and the community. The event raised $4,000.00 towards playground improvements and air-conditioning classrooms. For the exhibiting artists, 34 pieces of work were sold, with art sales totalling $7,000.00 over the weekend. The Art Show committee estimate 400 people attended the weekend exhibition, which they considered a brilliant result. The Peachester school children also exhibited their pieces and enjoyed seeing their work displayed as part of the exhibition. Albertine Lear, one of the very generous local artists whose work was raffled, also donated her time choosing the best artist from each grade. The winners were awarded a certificate of excellence for their efforts and announced at Parade the following Monday. These were, Hunter from Prep, Lily from Year 1/2, Bronte from Year 2/3, Lexi from Year 4, and Jordy from Year 4/5. While those who attended the event voted for the best of Junior and Senior entrants: People’s Choice winners were presented with a gift voucher kindly donated by Maleny Art Supplies on Coral Street. The People's Choice Junior winner was Kenny, and the Senior, Emily.

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Dust off those dance shoes for the Maleny Show Dance Polish those shoes, dust off your suit, and ladies start looking for a new outfit, as the Maleny Show Ball is just around the corner. The Maleny Show Dance will be held on Saturday, May 17 at the Maleny Showgrounds Pavilion starting from 7.30pm until late. The night will also celebrate those who have entered the Show Personality competitions

including; Miss Showgirl, Junior Show Princess, Rural Ambassador and Charity Person. The Sunshine Swing Band, sponsored by Easton Lawyers, will be performing on the night offering a mix of both traditional dance songs as well as a mix of country / pub music. Like always it is a fun night for the whole family, however to secure your seat please be sure to

Business feature reserve a table by phoning the show office on 5494 2008. Tickets are available on the night. Prices are adults $15.00, high school students $5.00 and families $35.00 (includes under 15’s). For further information please follow ‘The Maleny Show Society’ on Facebook where there will be regular updates about the night.

Dress your windows ready for the Show Get your business involved in this year’s ‘Maleny Show Window Dressing Competition’. The competition is open to any business in Maleny who are willing and able to decorate their shop or window to the theme of ‘Celebrating the Small Farmer’. Displays are to be up by May 16 for judging. There are great cash prizes on offer to share amongst your staff as well as the bragging rights of a trophy.

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School News from Felicity Tasker

School News Remembrance, gratitude and national pride Contributed by Kylie Merola The first week of term two at Landsborough State School was all about commemorating Anzac Day. On Wednesday, April 23, Year 6 and 7 students travelled to Anzac Square in Brisbane to participate in the Anzac Commemoration for students. They felt privileged to be involved in this deeply memorable experience to recognise and reflect on the sacrifice of others. On Thursday, April 24, around 300 staff and students gathered for the school's annual Anzac Day ceremony. Special guests included Sgt Peter Livingstone from 1st Regiment Royal Australian Army Artillery, Gunner Simon Johnston, Ross Horne from Landsborough Glasshouse RSL and Rick Joyce from the Landsborough Masonic Lodge. Hosted by student leaders, the assembly included a meaningful slideshow presentation of war time images, a performance by the school choir, a reading of the ‘Ode to the Fallen’, the ‘Prayer of Remembrance’, one minute silence and the ‘Last Post’. It was a moving tribute to honour all service personnel, both past and present. Friday, April 25, saw Landsborough State School participate in the local community Anzac Day events. At the Landsborough cenotaph, they laid handmade wreaths prepared by the students of each class. This was followed by a march down Cribb Street and concluded with a service at the Landsborough Community Hall. School Principal, Kristy Walton, was pleased to see so many students turn out to participate. "Students learn about the significance of Anzac Day in the classroom. It is fantastic to then see them choose to come along to the community events of their own accord. They recognise how important it is to honour and remember all the Anzacs who fought for our freedom," she said.

Glasshouse Country Christian College correspondent

Their spirit, our history

ANZAC Day celebrates the spirit of courage and bravery of our soldiers who went to war and fought for our freedom. One day a year we gather to pay our respects to the men and women that have been able to return home and also to the ones who haven’t. So, on April 25 I went to the Beerwah ANZAC Day parade, and I marched alongside some of my fellow students. I was nervous on the day because I didn’t know what to do. It was my first ever ANZAC Day march. I found where the people from my school were standing and saw our college captains getting ready to lead our school in the parade. However, it was a seemingly insignificant moment, which created my most distinct memory of the event. A man came up and asked if he could get a photo with our college captains. After the photo, he went to walk away and I asked him if I could fix the back of his collar up for him. He said, “yes” and also asked if I could do the tiny little buttons up that hold the front of the collar down. Once again he replied, “yes.” I asked him a few questions and it turned out that he had served in the army for 30 years. I felt it was an honour to have met this man and to have offered a small act of assistance. I went on to march with my head held high and with respect. It was amazing to march, to know about the men and women who served us proud, and that every name on every memorial wall in this country will be remembered. Lest We Forget.

Student Leaders Investiture

Congratulations to Glass House Mountains State School’s new student leaders who celebrated their Investiture recently. They were supported by many family members who enjoyed meeting after the ceremony. Sincere thanks go to past school captain Cerissa Enright for addressing our students. Cerissa shared her journey while she was a school captain in 2003.

Stephen Hall (deputy principal), Sarah, Josh, Bayley, Hayden, Cerrissa Enright (school captain 2003), Isabella, Taylor, Aimee, Elizabeth Somers (principal) (James – absent)

Student leaders preparing to lay wreaths at the Landsborough Community Service

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CWA's International Children's Competition By Debbie Ives

Beerwah State School students from Prep to Year 4 took part in the CWA's International Children's Competition for the first time in many years. Each year the CWA select a country of study, and for 2014 it is Vietnam. The younger children took part by colouring in a Vietnamese lady, and Years 3 and 4 followed careful instruction to produce a poster sheet with details of the culture, currency, food and location of the country. The Beerwah CWA Branch members were invited to visit each classroom, sharing photos and props from Vietnam to inspire the students. The entries were judged by local artist Aannsha Jones, CWA member Simone Turner, and school teacher Anna de Oliveira. For the month of May the winning entries will be on display at The Beerwah Library. Beerwah CWA president Del Davis presented the winning students in school parade with their prizes. Beerwah State School and the CWA look forward to working together and building partnerships in the future. The winners were: Prep - Winner Ayla, Runner-up Indee, Year 1 Winner Ayden, Runner-up Michael, Year 2 Winner Indiah, Runner-up Pheobe, Year 3 Winner Chloe, Runner-up Taleah, Year 4 joint winners Poppy Ives and Maddison Coleman.

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Photography Competition

Get your cameras out and capture the beautiful Glasshouse Country Region for the 2015 Rotary Calendar

Glass House Mountains through the Seasons Is the theme of this year’s Rotary Photo Competition

If you would like one of your photos to appear in the 2015 Calendar then get your cameras out and capture the beauty of our mountains from an artistic perspective. Judges will be looking at the creative approach used in capturing your photos. Each entrant can enter a maximum of 3 images Each entry must be submitted as an A4 landscape, hardcopy print on photo quality paper, mounted on card or foamcore, as well as an unedited file on a separate CD. Images will be required to be delivered to the Beerwah Library by 5.00pm Friday, June 6, 2014, with the completed entry form (Entry to be hand delivered and must not be bent or folded). The images will be on display from Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Judging and selection of image for ‘people’s choice’ will be on Friday June 20, 2014 at 4.00pm at the Beerwah Library. The 12 selected images will remain on display, until Monday, June 23, 2013, and then be used in the Rotary Calendar for 2015. * Conditions of Entry *

Enquiries call: Ilia 0437 030 432

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All entrants will be permitted to submit three (3) images only The images entered in the competition must promote the Glasshouse Country Region. “The Rotary Club of The GlassHouse Mountains Inc.” will be given permission to use the 12 images selected at the judging, within the Rotary Club of The Glass House Mountains Calendar for 2015. Each image entered will require separate entry form. The image entered to have a statement of image description. The image entered must be the work of the person entering the image for judging in the competition. Your signature on this entry form will confirm the originality of the entry submitted and your acceptance of these conditions.

Entry forms will be available at: - Pasta D’Vine, Glass House Newsagency, Beerwah Library, Glasshouse Country News, and this form as printed in GCNews or a photocopy. Images to be taken on a Digital Camera - A4 landscape (not panorama) - 4 mega pixel camera min. - Highest Resolution on camera - Uncompressed, unedited files onto CD. The image entered is to be supplied on a CD for reproduction in the calendar, one image per CD. Vote for the people’s choice award and you could WIN a FujiFilm camera. Sponsored by FujiFilm and Australia Zoo

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Monthly Finance Money Guide

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Time for tax Planning Do you know how much profit you have made? Do you know if you’re going to have a tax bill? June is fast approaching! Now is the time for tax planning. We can review your affairs and put some strategies in place to help manage your tax and create wealth for the future. It’s important not to leave tax planning until it’s too late. If any of the following apply, you may wish to contact us to determine whether tax planning strategies are suitable for your circumstances: • Increase in income • Decrease in deductions • Sold investments or considering selling investments such as shares or investments property • Selling business • Nearing retirement age • Simply want to manage your tax effectively Easy Money: Do you qualify for the government’s superannuation co-contribution payment? If so you should consider making a $1,000 after tax contribution to your superannuation fund prior to 30th June 2014. A few suggestions so you can minimise your tax liability are: - Pay all Expenses before 30th June 2014 and bring forward/Prepay future costs now. - Defer Issuing invoices until after 30th June 2014. - Delay collecting outstanding income until next financial year.

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- Capital Gains Tax is based on the signing date of the contact and not the settlement date, so consider deferring signing until after 30th June. - Investment Property expenses can be paid for before 30th June. I.e. Prepay Interest on loan, get those repairs done now, etc. - Medicare Levy Surcharge – don’t pay unnecessary tax; ensure you have the correct amount of coverage for your income level. At Hinterland Accounting Services, we are of the belief that a pro-active approach to tax planning can make a significant impact on your tax liabilities and assist in your longer term wealth creation. To book an appointment, call the girls at Hinterland Accounting on 5439 0188.

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How does rental property work with income deductions? If you’re considering taking out home loans and purchasing investment property in the near future, it could be worth looking into the various tax obligations and deductions that can be embraced in the long run. These could potentially act as a draw card for you to pursue your property goals in the coming months. For example, if you earn a rental income from your investment property, you must declare this in your annual income tax return. However, this also means that you 16

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could be entitled to claim income tax deductions from a portion of the costs involved – for example, the interest paid on your home loan. Furthermore, GST doesn’t apply to residential rental income, which means you aren’t liable to pay any GST on the rent you charge and can’t claim GST on associated costs. These rules change if you aren’t renting out the whole home as an investment property. If you’re only renting out specific rooms for income, you’re only entitled to claim deductions based on the floor

area plans. This includes spaces solely for their occupation, as well as reasonable allowances for access to general living areas like the kitchen, lounge and bathroom. In line with this, income received from family members for board or lodging is seen as a domestic arrangement and thus not treated as income. So while you won’t be taxed on this, you also can’t claim income deductions on the figures either. There are a wide range of responsibilities to understand when considering investment loans and

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Health Check It’s time to embrace Change!

We are rebranding - formerly we were known as Fitness Matters Beerwah / Mooloolah, we are now MAXIMISE Health and Fitness. But don’t worry, while our name will be new, you will still see the same friendly faces and get the same five star service. Pop in over the next month for exciting changes in our clubs with new membership options and exciting new programs. 2014 is about embracing change - so why not make the decision to change your life with MAXIMISE! With our 24/7 access you workout whenever you want to, group fitness classes and personal training are just a few of the benefits of being a member. Keep an eye out for our big ‘Re Branding’ week, May 19 - 24 for super specials. We are also setting up a new website www.maximisefitness.com.au so when it is up and running you can find out more about what we offer by checking that out. Until we see you in the gym - stay active and healthy. From the Maximise Health and Fitness team.

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with Sonia Clark The food side of family run business Glenview Gardens Country Resort is under new management, which means an exciting new direction with their dining options. The new plans include introducing Australian seafood to complement their popular existing menu. New managers, Jayde and Anthony are planning to evolve the current restaurant into a seafood dining venue that will take advantage of the abundance of quality Australian seafood the Coast has to offer. Like a secret hideaway with its inviting, upmarket country feel in a relaxing oasis, Glenview Gardens has a charm that comfortably rambles throughout the cafe, outdoor dining and function room areas. Featuring a tranquil location with chirping birds, cosy nooks and alcoves, a magical kids play area

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and internal formal country dining, the venue happily caters for everyone. Versatility is the key, with the staff always striving to ensure that functions are well catered for on an individual basis. Boutique functions are a speciality with the dedicated team offering a personalised and accommodating service for everything from baby naming ceremonies to 100th birthday parties, high teas, corporate events and bespoke weddings. With one of the most inviting children’s play areas we’ve seen, the venue is child friendly and the relaxed and spacious atmosphere lends itself well to catering for both small and larger groups. Such is the environment of inclusion at Glenview Gardens, even members of your pet family are catered for! Currently, opening times are Wednesday to Sunday

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8.30am until 9.00pm. The restaurant is BYO and they are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Customers are invited to spend as long as they like enjoying the setting when they visit. Along with plans to launch their seafood menu in the near future, this Sunday will feature a special Mother’s Day package with more details available on their Facebook page, search for Glenview gardens country resort. For more information or to make a booking, please call 5494 5411.

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You Said It Send your letter to email: editorial@gcnews.com.au fax: 5438 7446 post: PO Box, 99, Beerwah, 4519

A Big Thank You What's in the Spotlight Fauna monitoring discovery The watermouse – one of Australia’s rarest rodents – has already been found during the largest fauna monitoring project to be undertaken in Sunshine Coast Council managed environmental reserves. The four year Environment Levy project will tell council exactly what wildlife is living in these reserves and help to improve conservation management. Residents can follow the project on council’s website and view videos and photos of reserve fauna.

Marketing and event workshops scene – the Sunshine Coast Events Network – is holding hands-on workshops on ‘Marketing with No Money’ and ‘Event Production and Programming’. Discover simple marketing strategies using free tools and resources, and the production and programming requirements to stage an event. The workshops are at The Events Centre @ Maroochy (Maroochy RSL) on Wednesday 7 May from 1.30pm to 5pm. Booking, via council’s website, is a must.

Apply for a RADF grant before 1 June Are you a professional artist or arts worker? Consider applying for a grant through the Regional Arts Development Fund. You can apply for funding to help with your arts career and skills development. For details visit council's website or call council and ask to speak to the RADF liaison ofcer.

Adult literacy program at Maleny If you would like to improve your language, literacy or numeracy skills register to attend council’s free accredited Adult Literacy Program at Maleny Library on Wednesdays from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. Learn in a friendly and supportive environment. Visit council’s library website or call 1300 LIBRARY (542 727) to nd out more.

Heritage month festival History comes to life at the free Heritage Month Festival celebrations during May. Discover the climbing history of the Glass House Mountains, attend a retro surng movie night, enjoy the 100 years of the Australian Red Cross photographic exhibition and more. Visit council’s library website to book.

Get ready for Green June Green June is a month of region-wide, ecofocused events and festivals and a fun way for to learn more about sustainable living. Events include art, gardening, movies, wildlife and more. For details visit council’s website.

Council meetings Ordinary Meeting 9am 22 May, Caloundra 07 5475 7272 mail@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

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My thanks to everybody for making ANZAC Day the success it was. To all our donors, The Hon. Mark McArdle and Cr Rick Baberowski, IGA Landsborough, IGA Glasshouse, Bucks Bakery, Woodlands, Landsborough Hotel, Beerwah Hotel, Woolworths Beerwah, Matilda, Patton’s Discount Meats, Glasshouse Bowls Club and John for driving the bus. Our pianists Liz Little and Tanya Lindsay, the piper Lindsay Henderson, Des Kamp the bugler, Max Chapman the horseman, the Police, the Naval and Army Cadets, guest speakers The Hon. Mal Brough and SBLT Kevin Evans, Don Meredith RAN Retired, Pastor Brendan Edwards and a big thank you to all the school children and their teachers, the Scouts and Guides who took part. Seeing them gave me and the veterans, an immense sense of pride and joy in knowing that this special day will be remembered for a long time to come in the Glass House Mountains and Landsborough. And not least of all, the volunteers and hall custodians, thank you all again. Kevin Beasley Vice President Glasshouse Country RSL Sub-Branch

Thanks

The Beerwah-Peachester RSL Women's Auxiliary hosted morning tea for over 200 primary school children after the Anzac Service on Friday and we would like to commend the staff, leaders, teachers and parents on their behaviour. They sat quietly and respectfully throughout the service and at morning tea they were polite and well mannered, without exception. We have a lot to be proud of in Beerwah. I would also like to thank those staff members of the RSL Club who generously donated their time, working on ANZAC Day to contribute to the memory of those who have lost their lives to allow us to have the freedom we have today as well as fostering the bonds of the current service personnel and the community. Thank you. Margaret Rouhan Sec. Beerwah Peachester RSL Women’s Auxiliary

Re: Cruise Ship Tourists

With Councillor Baberowski`s ‘Vision Splendid’ of attracting cruise ship tourists to the Hinterland, I must ask, would tourists really leave a multimillion dollar cruise liner to view a street in a rural community? I along with many other non-cruising locals (NCLs) humbly request that the good councillor addresses what we the aforementioned NCLs, see as important to our communities. Peachester, once awarded a Tidy Towns Title, along with the other wonderful Hinterland towns, all have areas that need attention. One example is the non / poorly serviced state of the walkways in Peachester, despite multiple requests spanning several years. Unstable walking surfaces, overhanging branches / vines, unrestrained savage dogs etc. Of late any complaints forwarded to council, (as the councillor is very difficult to contact personally) are met with a request that the complainant make a visit to council offices and fill out an official form there. It matters not that those without personal transport, spend almost an entire day using taxis and buses to meet the council’s demands.

I feel a good dose of basic council maintenance would put us in a far better position to open our arms and hearts to provide a hearty welcome to CST`s to our magic corner of this great country. The Poddy Dodger Peachester

Help needed to find us a home

My husband and I and our four children need to find a rental property soon or we won’t have anywhere to live. My husband has worked in Beerwah for the last three years and 12 months ago we moved our family to Beerwah so our children can attend Beerwah State School. As two of our children have disabilities, they require the assistance of the Special Education Unit at the school so we really want to be able to keep them there. We are prepared to pay up to $400.00 per week rent, and ideally we would love a four bedroom plus home, however after being unsuccessful on 15 separate rental applications, we now just need somewhere to live. I feel that we are being discriminated against – which I can only assume is because of complaints from neighbours regarding our children’s disabilities. I really don’t know where to turn, I have been to see ‘Public Housing’ and was told that if my husband was unemployed we would be a higher priority on their waiting list, but that we might have to do what many other families are doing and living in our car. Neither I or my husband has family living locally – so we don’t have anyone we can ask to help us out. I have letters of reference from local people who know us or have been neighbours. We really just need someone to give us a go. If you think you would be able to help please contact Glasshouse Country News on 5438 7445 and they can pass on our contact details. Jackie Beerwah

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Local Music Scene All about Spring Burn

Four teenage boys from Beerwah High make up local Hinterland band, Spring Burn. Consisting of Dean Harrison on vocals, Ken Shibuya on guitar and backup vocals, Haydn Burnett playing drums and Locy Tester on bass, the boys have a heavy rock sound that produces an intense but energetic raw vibe. All currently students in Year 11, Dean and Hadyn have known each other since early childhood. Hadyn and Ken met at school in Year 8 and together they formed their first band. Since then, the boys have had a couple of different bands together before Locy joined the group in February 2013 and the band known as Spring Burn was established. Originally called the Defiants, soon after forming they decided to change their name and the moniker Spring Burn was decided upon. Named after the street that one of the band members live on, the name, “reminded them of home.” After sharing the stage with well known acts such as 28 Days, Evil Edie from Butterfingers, The Roshambos and Take Us To Vegas at the Glass House Mountains Festival, the boys have also achieved placement in numerous local battle of the bands and performed at local charity events. Participation in future events is in the pipeline and Spring Burn have gone from strength to strength. Recently they supported Take Us To Vegas at the Glass House Mountains community hall for a successful all ages gig. Although influenced by hard rock and heavy metal, such as Parkway Drive, Black Sabbath, Metallica and The Red Hot Chili Peppers, their set consists of mainly original material. The majority of songs are written by guitarist Ken who hails from a musical family and according to the band “has the most creative mind.” Balancing high school and part time work with practice, Spring Burn are consistently creating new material. Given their past accomplishments, the band is definitely one to keep an eye on in the future.

Spring Burn - Locy Tester, Haydn Burnett, Ken Shibuya and Dean Harrison.

Music Today

Live & Local in May

What’s on at the … Beerwah Hotel, Beerwah RSL, Glasshouse Coffee and Tea Merchants, Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club, Woodford Golf Club and Kennys @ Mooloolah Thursday, May 8

Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club from 7.00pm

Glasshouse Muso’s Club

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Beerwah Hotel from 8.00pm

DJ Loco & Sambo

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Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club from 7.00pm

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Woodford Golf Club from 6.00pm

Live Music featuring Just Jack

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Beerwah’s Got Country – Luke Austen

Sunday, May 11

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Saturday, May 17

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Mr Perkins (Band)

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Woodford Golf Club from 6.00pm

Live Music featuring Pete the Plumber

Friday, May 23

Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club from 7.00pm

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DJ Lady Lauryn

Saturday, May 24

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Crimson (band)

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Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club from 7.00pm

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The Conductor Cult

Over the years I have attended a lot of live orchestral performances and to this day remain both fascinated and perplexed by the credit the conductor appears to be getting for the pieces they conduct. Do they deserve it? In some cases perhaps yes: they may have commissioned and / or programmed the work or they might be proposing a new reading of it (let’s assume it’s a well-known work), or they may have inspired the players to the point where they are giving their best possible performance. But in truth professional performers are always giving their best, so it is really just the little bit of magic that the conductor might find in the work – finessing the tempi here and there and rebalancing the orchestra. In fact in some works a conductor isn’t even required; either the players know the music well enough, or it simply doesn’t need someone out the front beating time. If you watch a conductor such as Herbert von Karajan on DVD you will see that some of the time (especially late in his career) he is not moving. It is as though he is directing the orchestra by sheer force of will. So who should we give credit to for that fantastic performance we have just heard? In truth it is the work first and foremost that we should applaud, followed by the performers then the conductor. That is not to denigrate conductors as artists - they are very fine musicians who by nature possess powerful personalities. Not that that necessarily wins them respect from performers. I heard a story first hand from a colleague who as a young artist played with the Berlin Philharmonic. At one rehearsal with a new conductor one of the old hands turned to him and said, “don’t follow the conductor, follow us, he will learn how we play this piece.” So when you next hear an orchestra live (and I do hope you will have that opportunity), and you applaud at the work’s conclusion, do thank the conductor for their sheer personal presence as much as the musical talent they obviously have, and give lots of applause for the players who really made that sound you have heard. But save, at least in your own mind, your biggest thank you for the composer, who somewhere sometime and somehow, with in most cases very little financial encouragement, actually made the work.

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Things 2 Do Beerwah Kindy renovation celebration

Get ready for another ‘Big Night Out’

Beerwah District Kindergarten is holding a fun-filled community celebration day on Saturday, May 10, in appreciation of the State and Federal Government funding received for the major refurbishment of the Kindergarten. Mark McArdle MP will officially mark the occasion with a plaque presentation and cake cutting ceremony. This will be followed by a sausage sizzle and plenty of family fun activities. As a special part of the entertainment program, the Australia Zoo team will be attending to help celebrate and create some zany zoo fun. Much loved kindy teacher, Michelle Kramer has also been invited as a special guest on the day. Michelle has recently left the Kindergarten after 18 years of service and this is a great opportunity for families who have experienced Michelle as their teacher over the years, a chance to catch up and wish her well. There will be plenty of surprises on the day, and the community will have the chance to experience the magic of the kindergarten year as well as appreciate the wonderful new environment that will bring enjoyment for many years to come. Entry is free, 10.00am until 2.00pm. 9 Free Street Beerwah. For more information call 5494 6346.

Beerwah State School’s annual Big Night Out is almost here. On Friday, May 23, the school will once again be transformed into a fun-filled carnival from 3.00pm – 9.00pm. This year there will be rides including a double-up super-swing, the sizzler, a ferris wheel, a pirate train and jumping castles. Ride passes will be available forSaturday $30.00 providing unlimited rides. 8 from 1.00pm June

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There will also be some great new games including wet sponge, hoop throw, pet rocks and balloon pop as well as favourites such as the choc toss. Our stalls include lucky dip, home-made sweets and cakes, glowies, face painting and funky hair as well as many others. There will be plenty of hot chips, burgers and sausages for dinner, with donuts, fairy floss and hot coffee also available. This year they will also have pony rides and laser tag and, as always, will finish off with a spectacular fireworks display. RIDEare PASSES AVAILABE $30available EACH THIS GIVES UNLIMITED There plenty ARE of amazing prizes in the multi-draw raffle RIDES including jewellery, bedding package and family passes to Sunshine Coast attractions. The school choir and band will be entertaining the crowd along with community groups including dance and karate. So, bring the family and join in a fun-filled night.

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in Glasshouse Country Beerwah CWA Mothers Day Markets The markets are on Saturday, May 10 from 8.00am to 1.00pm at the CWA rooms on Simpson Street. A perfect opportunity to spoil mum with a delicious home baked morning tea, or to treat her to a unique hand-made gift from one of the 20 stalls of locally produced art and craft. There will also be a sausage sizzle, and face painting and Mother's Day kid's craft from the ladies at Peachester Playgroup. At 9.30am come along and join in the free yoga demonstration, brought to you by Theresa at Bijam of Yoga. The raffle will be drawn on the day, with a multi draw prize, including a beautiful stainless steel cuff kindly donated by Smiley's Jewellers Beerwah. Any enquiries please call Debbie on 0400 027 591.

Annual Mother’s Day Orchid Show The Pumicestone District Orchid and Foliage Society will hold its annual show on Saturday and Sunday, May 10 and 11 at the Ningi Community Hall, Bribie Island Road, Ningi. There will be a display of orchids in the hall and stalls in the grounds selling a range of items. These include african violets, orchids, bromeliads, arts and crafts, daylillies, pest control sprays, fertiliser, orchid pots and bark as well as a range of other pot plants. A sausage sizzle and morning and afternoon teas will also be available. Open on Saturday from 8.00am until 4.00pm and Sunday from 8.00am until 2.00pm. For more information phone Di on 0418 711 043.

Swing into Mother’s Day Craig Martin and his swing band perform at the Currimundi Hotel function room for a special Mother’s Day concert on Sunday, May 11. Bringing his version of contemporary swing to the Coast, Craig is a modern day crooner who cleverly combines traditional and contemporary swing with great flair and imagination. He has performed at a number of venues and events around the state including the Logan Jazz and Shiraz festival, Gold Coast Arts Centre, Brisbane City Hall, Twin Towns and successful shows at both the Brisbane and Sunshine Coast Jazz clubs. Doors open at 12.30pm for meals and refreshments with the show starting at 2.00pm until 4.30pm. Bookings are recommended, phone Jennie 5467 7154. Members $20.00, concessions $22.50 and non-members $25.00.

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Believe it or not, people are already talking about the Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show, scheduled for June 13, 14, 15 at the Nambour Showgrounds. While the title might seem to be more than a mouthful, it is for good reason, the big name reflecting the scale of the Sunshine Coast’s biggest Show. This year’s event includes a Pet and Animal Expo, an International Fireworks Challenge between Australia and China on Friday night, a Stadium Skyshow Spectacular on Saturday night and an Aussie Monster Truck, long jump record attempt on Sunday. So lock the dates into your diaries and if you're keen to save even more, on top of the already affordable gate prices, you can pre-purchase tickets for the Show from any Heritage Bank across the region or the Show Office. www.gcnews.com.au

in Maleny Introduction to drawing workshop

Experienced Maleny watercolour artist, Michele Retschlag, is offering a one day workshop at St George’s Anglican Church Maleny on Saturday, May 24, from 9.30 until 3.30pm. Offering an introduction to drawing, Michele has tutored throughout South East Queensland and Northern NSW. Hoping to raise the consciousness of God’s creation through her art, Michele believes that good drawing skills are an essential prerequisite to achieving satisfying results in any art endeavour regardless of medium. This workshop will show the participants a method of seeing and recording their subject, as well as explaining the essentials of good composition. To register for this workshop, contact Michele on 5494 2231. Cost is $40.00 (BYO lunch, tea and coffee supplied). Be sure to book early as numbers are limited.

Movie night at Maleny ‘Tracks’, the film of the book by Robyn Davidson, following her 1,700 kilometre solo journey from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean with four camels and a dog, will be screened on Saturday, May 10 at 7.15pm by the Maleny Film Society in Maleny Community Centre, Maple Street. Pre-bookings by MFS members available from Maleny Information Centre. Doors open at 6.00pm for dinner catered by Wild Rocket @ Misty’s. For more information: phone Tamara on 5429 6951.

Learn more about gluten free living Are you or someone in your family gluten intolerant? Or would like to know more? Come down to the Gluten Free Living information sessions at Maleny Library on Monday, May 12 at 1.30pm and Beerwah Library on Saturday, May 17 from 10.00am - 11.30am. Gluten is having a major impact on health for many people, yet we can find the idea of eating gluten-free confusing or overwhelming. Join presenter Lynda Kingston as she takes us through the how, what and why of living gluten free. These sessions will provide easy to understand information on how to live a gluten-free life. Find out information on how to replace current foods with gluten-free foods, read and understand food labels, dine-out the gluten-free way and cope with the everyday challenges of living glutenfree. Workshops are free, however booking are essential phone 1300 542 727.

Maleny Players present, Let the Sunshine

David Williamson's stinging satirical contemporary comedy explores what happens when people holding widely different political views are thrown together. Toby, a maker of hard-hitting documentaries, flees Sydney with his wife, Ros, a successful book editor. He arrives at his old childhood haven only to find the area has been transformed into a playground for rich sea changers. They are to celebrate Toby's 60th birthday dining with Ros's old school acquaintance, Natasha, and Ron, her wealthy property developer husband. The scene is set for a night of hilarity and surprise. Performances will be held at the Playhouse, Maleny Showgrounds at 7.00pm on Friday and Saturday, May 16 and 17, 23 and 24 and at 2.30pm on Sunday, May 18 and 25. Bar and doors open 30 minutes before performances. Tickets $15.00 (no concessions - suitable for adults only) online www.malenyplayers.org or at Maleny Visitors and Information Centre. MAY 7 2014 |

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Mal Brough

Federal member for Fisher P: 5444 4888.

Vocational Education and Training (VET) workshop held

Coming up…

The 77th Maleny Agricultural Show is fast approaching. I will be at the event on Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31. If you see me or my staff feel free to come up, have a chat and let us know what is important to you and your community.

ANZAC Day

On ANZAC Day I attended a number of remembrance services around the coast, including the Landsborough and Maleny mid-morning services. It was great to see so many people come out and take the opportunity to express thanks and gratitude to the men and women of our defence forces, both past and present. While ANZAC Day is the national day of remembrance, I encourage you all to say a quiet thank you throughout the year to those who have made our peace possible and to their families who carry the burden of their courage and sacrifice. Lest we forget.

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State member for Caloundra P: 5491 2780

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Over $200,000 in local funding

On Wednesday, April 30, I hosted Vocational Education and Training (VET) Reform Workshop in Caloundra to facilitate discussions on the VET sector and provide the opportunity for training organisations to give feedback directly to the Government. The workshop was attended by a wide variety of organisations from across the Sunshine Coast including high schools, training providers and local employers. The aim of the workshop was to bring training providers and industry together to discuss ways to improve the delivery of skills and training, and to make sure the VET sector is providing the job-ready skills that businesses need. The workshop was a success and I believe that hosting this workshop was an important step to ensuring that our region’s school leavers and those seeking up skilling have the best chance of receiving quality training that leads to a job. For more information on VET reform or to provide feedback visit www.vetreform.industry.gov.au or contact my office on 5444 4888.

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Andrew Powell Ten community groups in Glass House will be sharing in over $12.4 million with a number of other groups from right across Queensland thanks to the latest rounds of funding through the State Government’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) and Jupiters Casino Community Benefit Fund (JCCBF). Successful organisations within the Glass House electorate were: • Glasshouse Mountains Rural Fire Brigade, $11,702.73 to line and insulate training room • Glasshouse Districts Cricket Club, $5,148.70 to purchase portable shade and scoreboards • Glass House Mountains Goodstart Early Learning Centre, $18,714.44 to upgrade facilities and purchase toys • Beerburrum School of Arts, $7,134.82 to modify amenities for disabled access • Maleny Junior Rugby Union, $34,948 to install shed and purchase equipment • Anglican Parish of Maleny, $12,700 to replace unsafe community playground • Eudlo and District Tennis Association, $19,000 to upgrade court facilities • Palmwoods Tennis Club, $25,534.09 to construct mini-courts • Woodford & Region Men’s Shed, $31,818.18 to construct a shed • Woodford RSL Sub-branch, $35,000 to purchase a vehicle If your local community group is interested in applying for a grant please contact my office and ask for a copy of my grants booklet, which contains useful information on upcoming grant rounds and tips on how to submit a great application.

Young ambassadors wanted

I am encouraging young people, aged between 12 to 21, from across Glass House to apply for the Queensland Youth Strategy Ambassador program. This is an exciting new program the Queensland Government has introduced to showcase, celebrate and acknowledge young people who are working hard to reach their potential, as well as those who are inspiring or supporting other young people to do the same. The six selected ambassadors will each receive a $1,000.00 bursary for personal or professional development, and will be supported to attend a personal development workshop in Brisbane. Applications close on Monday, June 2. For more information on the Queensland Youth Strategy Ambassadors program, including details on how to apply, visit www.qld.gov.au/youth.

Mooloolah Rider Recreation Park –

Have Your Say - How do you feel about illegal riding in our National Parks? What about growing our tourism industry on the Coast? Well the proposed Mooloolah Recreational Rider Park has been designed to address those issues and many more with draft provisions released and community consultation now open. It’s important people are informed of all the facts surrounding this proposed facility and in the coming weeks there will be a consultation phase beginning to ensure that everyone can have their say. In the meantime if you would like to contact my office, my staff are only too happy to help.

Community consultation open for Sunshine Coast lakes

Do you think it is important to have a say in what recreational uses should and shouldn’t be allowed on two of our lakes here on the Sunshine Coast? Then come along to a community information session or jump online to share your thoughts on the future use of Lake Borumba and Lake Macdonald. I think it’s very important people share their thoughts on how recreational uses of these lakes could encourage greater access and tourism opportunities. As part of the most extensive review of leisure opportunities on and around South East Queensland dams and catchments ever undertaken, the review discussion papers of these two lakes have recently been released. You can view them at www.yourseqwater.com.au or attend an information session on May 3 at Imbil and Cooroy.

Become a volunteer for G20 Summit

How would you like to be part of one of Australia’s most significant meetings that it will host? A time when you and many other others can proudly represent our country and make an impression to overseas dignitaries? The State and Federal Government are looking for people to register now for the chance to be a volunteer and be part of the G20 Summit being held right here in Brisbane in November. The G20 Taskforce and Volunteering Queensland are looking for up to 700 dedicated volunteers to assist them during this major event. They are looking for friendly, dedicated people who can enhance the reputation of Australia’s ability to host a world-class event. Roles include Accreditation, Hotel Information, Load Zone, Media, Transport Information and Volunteer Assistants. Visit www.g20.org

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Recipe for growth!

Thanks to the generous donations from Bunnings Caloundra, the hard work of some of the Morris House volunteers, a bit of rain and sunshine, the Morris House’s garden’s gone green! In early February, Bunnings Caloundra donated an assortment of gardening tools, fertiliser and plants to help restore Morris House’s garden back to working order. Within a few short months the Morris house volunteers are quite proud of their herb garden and their lovely vegetables. The garden is often used by the cooking group who meet every Thursday.

Volunteers Ian and Ken (brown shirt) admiring the hard work of volunteers Jenny, Wendy and Richard

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Plant of the month

Wallum bottlebrush (Melaleuca pachyphyllus)

This lovely plant was previously known as Callistemon pachyphyllus and commonly as Wallum bottlebrush. The bottlebrushes are among the most beautiful of native flowering plants and can be found in a wide range of colours. Hybrids of the more common colours do occur naturally but many have also been produced in specialist plant nurseries. Melaleuca pachyphyllus occurs in moist, coastal wallum soils from the central coast of New South Wales to southern Queensland. Two forms occur, though the red flowering form is more common than the green. The natural habitat of this plant is damp and sandy, even wet, but it can be grown successfully in most soils. Height rarely exceeds two metres and plant can be pruned to improve the shape. The bottlebrush flowers appear in spring and autumn but can be seen throughout the year. Melaleucas are an important food source for birds, butterflies and native bees. Unfortunately due to land clearing many are disappearing from their natural habitat as coastal wallum gives way to canal housing estates.

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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

Approaching winter

As I write this week’s column, we are experiencing our first cold snap for the year. As usual, I have been preparing for the slightest excuse to relish the cool season delights: lighting the fire to warm the cool nights and cooking up hearty foods that fill the air with homely aromas. One of my all time favourite cool weather foods has to be my pumpkin, sweet potato and ginger soup with buttered crusty bread. Luckily, this year I have more than an abundance of produce for this with 100’s of pumpkins, expanses of sweet potato and an acre of ginger. So this column, I thought I’d share with you one of my favourite recipes and some key facts about storing pumpkins to see you through to next year’s season.

Pumpkin, Sweet Potato and Ginger Soup Ingredients 1 onion 2 teaspoons of freshly crushed garlic ¼ cup of finely grated fresh ginger 500g sweet potato cut into small pieces 500g pumpkin cut into small pieces 3 cups of chicken stock 150ml evaporated milk 1. Sautee onion, garlic and ginger in a little water. 2. Add sweet potato, pumpkin and chicken stock. 3. Bring to boil and simmer until veggies are tender. 4. Cool slightly and puree with blender until smooth. 5. Add condensed milk, stir and reheat. Enjoy with buttered crusty bread!

Picking and storing pumpkins

Many people ask me how I know when the pumpkins are ripe for the picking. I have heard of people say tapping it and it sounds hollow, but I have found that this is very subjective and therefore unreliable. The most dependable way I have found is by waiting for the small curly tendril at the junction of the pumpkin stalk and vine to begin to die, before picking. Once you get to the picking stage and you would like to be able to store your pumpkins, ensure you try to cut close to the vine, leaving the longest possible stem attached to your pumpkin. If you cut a short stem, it can often rot easily and the rot can enter your pumpkin. I also leave my pumpkins in the sun to dry out for a couple of days to harden the skin and dry the stalk, which helps to reduce attacks during storage. Choose a cool airy place to store your pumpkins and keep them stacked on their side. If left flat, often moisture accumulates around the stem and once again, rot can set in. Finally, check your pumpkins for soft spots every time you get a new one out, and use these ones first. However, if you happen to miss checking them, the rotten pumpkin stench and seeping liquid mass will certainly alert you to the problem. Hope everyone gets to embrace the delights of the cooler weather, from the crispy cool mornings and refreshing sunny days to the crystal clear night sky and warm log fires. Until next time in Get Up and Grow…

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Noticeboard Morning tea for Cancer - This will be held at Landsborough Memorial Hall on Wednesday, May 28 from 9.00am. Admission is $5.00 and includes a lucky door ticket. Cent Auctions tickets are $1.00 a sheet, bring and buy stall (all proceeds going to cancer research). Any donations will be warmly received. Contact Shirley on 5494 1686 and leave a message if no one is home. There will also be a raffle of a handmade quilt, which has been made and donated by the Down Under Craft Group. Raffle tickets will be available at the markets at Landsborough Hall on Saturday and at craft down under at the hall on Wednesday for $1.00 at ticket. Free Meditation - Beerwah Library Meeting Room, on Tuesdays at 7.00pm. Simple instruction for practice. Beneficial for anxiety, depression, general well-being. Phone Peter 0429 918 424. The Mountain Quilters - our group has approximately 60 members and at their regular meeting at the Peachester Hall there is a schedule of tutors for members to work with to improve their patchwork and quilting skills. They meet every second Wednesday commencing at 9.30am. In May, the group will meet on May 14 and 28. New members are always welcome. To find out more, phone Chris Harvey on 5438 7383. Sewing Mayhem - need to learn more about sewing? Need help with your machine? Decorate your home with interesting sewn articles or cushions! Our sewing group is having an open morning on Saturday, May 10 at 10.00am to 12.00noon at Mooloolah Community Hall. View articles, have a cuppa and a chat to see how we can help you. Contact Gail 5477 6867.

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Satsang - Beerwah Library Meeting Room Saturday, May 10 at 9.00am. This month ‘Applying mindfulness in our everyday lives’. No charge. Peter phone 0429 918 424, email: calcuttamcguirk@hotmail.com Calling all crafters - come join the Glasshouse Craft Group, we meet each Friday 9.00am to 1.00pm at the Neighbourhood Centre in Ryan Street. Great value at $2.50 which includes tea, coffee and nibbles to share as well as good friends and laughs. So bring your craft work. If you have any problems, we may be able to help. Please ring for info, Lorraine 5496 0304 or Colleen 3482 2343. Caboolture Family History Research Group AGM will be held on June 21, at 10.00am at their rooms in the Caboolture Historical Village. Nominations for committee members are now open. Nominations close 12.00noon, May 26. Enquiries to secretary, P.O Box 837, Caboolture, 4510. Ph: 5428 2010. email:cfhrg55@bigpond. com The Mooloolah Valley Slimmers - are a group who meet at 9.00am every Thursday morning at the Mooloolah Public Hall, Bray Road, Mooloolah. Each meeting we discuss a range of ideas from healthy eating to incorporating more exercise in our daily routine as well as new items on the market that may help (or hinder) weight control. For more information about the Slimmers club please contact Bev on 5494 7793. Suncoast Women's Adventure Group - SWAG invites women of all ages (18 to 100) to join us for a one hour Segway ride at Twin Waters on Sunday, May 25. Cost $65.00 per person. Bookings Essential as numbers are limited. Please contact Helen. suncoast.swag@gmail.com

Pastor Margaret Glasshouse Country Anglican Church

National Day of Thanksgiving Later this month, on May 31, many churches and organisations across our country will celebrate a National Day of Thanksgiving; so to put it in your mind and on your calendars I’ve mentioned it here this week. It is an opportunity for us as a community to say Thank you to those who serve our community tirelessly all year long. Yes! Some are paid for the jobs they do, but many do these jobs voluntarily. So think about whom you can say a big Thank you to! It may be a teacher or a student. You, like me, may want to thank our local police officers; the fire brigade; the SES folk who are there when we need them. Our ambulance officers who risk life and limb to offer that first response care in a time of need. This year two of the primary focus areas are ‘Transport and Travel’ and our ‘Neighbours’. So

GLASSHOUSE COMMUNITY CHURCH Pastor Brendan Edwards

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Women’s Social Group - All local women are invited to participate in the Women’s Social Group at the Glass House Mountains Neighbourhood Centre each fortnight. Wednesday, May14 - Outing Picnic at Toorbul, carpool from the Neighbourhood Centre at 12.15pm. Wednesday, May 28 - Social Chat and Cuppa. Please bring a plate to share, $2.00 donation, 12.30pm to 2.30pm.

Diary Dates Monday, May 12 - Coochin Creek Bushland Group 8.30am - 11.30am at the Rockholes, Coochin Creek, Emma Park. Meet near our green sign. Entry via Hickory Drive or Emma Place. Planting, mulching and weeding. Contact Roger on 0435 347 662 for details. Safety gear etc supplied by SSCC. Tuesday, May 13 - Glasshouse Country RSL Sub Branch Inc. Next General Meeting will be held at 2.00pm at the Glasshouse Country RSL Club at 1 Reed Street. All service and social members welcome. Wednesday, May 14 - Menshed meets 8.30am – 12.30pm at the Recycle Market Shed, Beerwah Resource Recovery Centre, Roberts Road, Beerwah. For more information phone Bob on 0427 606 240. Wednesday, May 14 - Probus meets at the Beerwah Community Hall this month at 10.00am. Ring Val for further details 5494 1406.

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Alcoholics Anonymous - Do you have a Drinking Problem? Phone 5476 2166 - 1300 222 222 – 5444 8616 or website www.aa.org.au AA mini Convention with Al-Anon and Alateen will be held on May 16 -18 at Mudjimba. Fellowship, meetings, dance, campfire, accommodation and meals. Enquiries 5476 2166.

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be creative about who has been thoughtful and kind in your neighbourhood. This is a unique opportunity for us all as Australians to celebrate and give thanks for our God given heritage as a nation to share with one another the great values of honour, respect, thankfulness and gratitude. It is a time for us to pause to say thank you to God and each other for the many things we so often take for granted but which really make our lives the very best they can be. Let us all use this day to be a blessing to those who have been a blessing to us this past year. Thank you

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

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Lic 76085

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Students from Glasshouse Country Christian College poured onto the Beerwah Sports Grounds not once but three times on Tuesday, April 29 for the Annual GCCC Cross Country. The students competed for individual placings but were also running for their house with the first four finishers of each house counting towards the teams’ race for houses. The Middle School students began the running three or four kilometres around the Beerwah Sports Grounds, nearby stream and parklands. Some races were closely fought and others were led by the winner right from the gun. Brooke Hughes, Natasha Hoeksema and Jack Fissenden all won by at least a minute but Jaylah Daunt and Chloe Dunford and Bakani Kombani and Patrick McKenzie fought close battles throughout their races. The Senior School followed with the Year 12 students savouring their final cross country race ever for many of them. Jacqueline Roach showed that training pays off by winning the 15 years girls’ race in the fastest 4km time for the girls. Cameron Shervey and Bailey Townsend battled it out in the 15 year boys’ race with Cameron winning by just six seconds with the fastest boys 4km time of the day. Finally, the Primary students arrived with the nine-year-olds quite nervous about running their first serious cross country race. After running many laps of the oval during the recent Lap-athon Challenge these students were ready to race. This was proven when the 11-year-old boys took to the course. It was a very tactical race with Sam Townson, Jacob Broderick and Declan Martin battling it out throughout the race. These boys ran the fastest 3km times of the day, beating all the 12 and 13 year old times. Aaron van Palen and Bryce Sambrook had the closest Primary race with only eight seconds separating them. Amy Trevan and Cassidy Ferris both led from start to finish in their races. When the final competition points were tallied from all the day’s competitions the unbelievable had happened. Two houses were exactly tied on points. However, after all the war cry and cheering points were added to the competition points, Ararat emerged as the Cross Country Champions on 395 points followed by Zion on 349 points and Sinai on 349 points.

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

Contributed by Deb Ives The Ngungun Triathlon Club held an Aquathlon on Sunday, April 27 at the Beerwah and District Swimming Pool, for kid's aged five and above. And for the first time, the club opened up the race to all ages and first timers, with huge success. There were nine first timers in attendance ranging in age from 30 to 50 plus years, taking part in the 2k run, 240m swim, and 1k. The race is not competitive and all participants were thrilled to receive a club medal and certificate. Alongside the nine adults, there were 30 kids ranging from five years to 13 years, each running and swimming a distance to suit their ability. The club has run kid's triathlons throughout the summer months, and is proud to be hosting a Duathlon series over the winter months at Skippy Park. A Duathlon is a run, cycle ride and run event. The races are well organised, and provide a safe environment for kid's to participate and have fun. All of the club events are non-competitive, and are testament to the clubs philosophy of providing a friendly, family orientated club for all ages and abilities. The first Duathlon will take place a Skippy Park on May 25, and again will have an open category. Keep up to date with the Club's happenings on www.Facebook.com/ NgungunTriathlonClub

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Auskick At Landsborough

Contributed by Craig Bales Glasshouse Hinterland's Club Auskick will be commencing this Thursday, May 8 from 4.00pm until 5.00pm at our grounds at Tunnel Ridge Road, Landsborough. Club Auskick is for the age groups of five and six-years-old and those who are older, but not wanting to play club football. Auskick is for both boys and girls and is run over a 10 - 12 week period. NAB AFL Auskick is the Australian Football League’s key introductory program for primary school aged children and their families. Queensland Auskick Co-ordinator Stuart Seager said that Auskick is all about teaching boys and girls the skills of AFL in a friendly, safe environment. “The rules are modified to give children a really gentle introduction to AFL,” said Stuart. “Parents are encouraged to join in all the activities and the kids' faces just light up when they see mum or dad having a kick or taking a mark. If you require further information please contact Craig on 0414 225 329 or simply rock up on Thursday, May 8! www.gcnews.com.au

Glasshouse Country Bowls Club

Contributed by Trevor Bertram Last Monday’s monthly ‘Open Two Bowl Triples’ was called off due to the weather forecast. This month’s event is on May 26, commencing at 9.00am. Visiting and home teams are welcome to nominate. In the social games on Ladies’ Day last Wednesday, Grahame Young and Steve Palmer def Debbie Dale and Rae Farrell in the pairs, and in the triples, Ron Wilson, Margaret Porter and Maurie Dawes def Viv James, Margaret Beasley and Jenny Hobson; and Brian Larkin, Warren Blackbourne and Di Hunt def Julie Palmer, John McSwain and Joy Reason. Thursday morning’s ‘Open Pairs’ was won by Kevin Beasley and Kerry Capern with 2 wins + 8 and the runners-up, being the ‘Winners of the Losers’ with a +17 in Game 2, were Graham Nicholson and Ron Rix. The afternoon game was won by Peter Astbury and Rodney Sharpe with 2 wins + 19 and the runners-up, being the

Beerwah Ladies Golf Club

Contributed by Jenny Kelly What a treat the weather has been lately. The nip in the air didn’t deter 63 ladies from coming out to compete for our May Monthly Medal. As always, the medal is generously sponsored by club professional John Mellish. John presented the winner of Division 1, Lynne Wroe with her medal after she came in with a 75 Nett. Lynne, a new member of our club, was closely followed by Andrea Campbell on 76 Nett. Winner of the Gross was Lea Garner who came in with 89 off the stick. Division 2 winner was Noelene Annakin with a great score of 72 Nett. Brenda Briese was runner up with a 74 Nett. A visitor from Nambour Golf Club, Jasmin Parkes, took out the Gross after she shot 98 off the stick. Pat Chapman who the Medal in Division 3 with a 78 Nett, followed by Marg Hunkin on 80 Nett. Winner of the Gross with 112 off the stick was Anne Stockwell. Nearest to the Pins went to Sue Williamson on 2, Cathy Stone on 5 and Andrea Campbell on the 16th Div. One on the 18 was won by Teresa Keast, while Marie Norton took out the NTP in Div 2. Joan Fletcher had her radar tuned in to win the putting with 27 Putts. The ball rundown went to 80 Nett. It seems winter has finally arrived so what better way to keep fit through the cooler months than to hit the fairways for some relaxing exercise. Until then stay warm and stay safe.

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Contributed by Judy Walker Tuesday, April 29 winners were Rob Hall, Nev Shaw and Eileen Pierce. Scroungers won by Judy Walker. On May 1 the Travelling Bowlers set off to Bundaberg for our annual trip away. We played at Woodgate, Burnett and Moore Park Bowls Clubs. We all had a great time and a big thanks to Nev and Brian for ‘doing’ the cards each day. They will tell you what a good job they did. Thanks everyone and see you all next year.

‘Winners of the Losers’, with the highest margin of + 4 in Game 2, were Leisa Craven and Kerry Capern. A social game of triples was played on Saturday afternoon with Trevor Bertram, Peter Astbury and Kerry Capern def Warren Blackbourne, Bill Tumbridge and Terry Little. Congratulations to Peter Astbury, winner of the 2014 Men’s Singles Club Championship. Coming Events:Saturday, May 10 – 9.00am Round 1 of the Men’s Pairs Championship Wednesday, May 14 – 9.00am ‘Jackpot Triples’ - Visitors welcome. Peter Astbury, 2014 Men’s Singles Club Champion

Landsborough Tennis Club

Contributed by Jill Kirchheiner Friday Night Tennis – The second half of the season has started and thankfully the rain held off for the first match last Friday night. Hope that all the players are learning how to score and also to ball-boy for their matches, particularly in the older divisions, and not relying on parents or other adults to score for them. Please make sure you turn up for your match before the start time, as the time given is when you start playing on court. If you know that you are unable to play, please also make sure that you organise a fill-in player from the fill-in list and if that fails ring Katya. Make sure that the fill-in player knows who they are playing, the time they are playing and the date this is going to happen. The season fees are due now and need to be paid to Dawn at Landsborough. There are still quite a few players who have not paid. For the Glass House players who are not able to get to Landsborough to pay, please leave in a sealed envelope with your name on it in the players box. You also need to fill in the form that is supplied in the box with your details along with your payment, and this is for all team players. Below are the scores up to May 2 Div 1 – Murray-166, Nadal-144, Federer-122, Ferrer-117, Djokovich-94, Tsonga-93 Div 2 – Sharapovas-151, Li Na-133, Azarenka-127, Williams-112 Div 3 – Wilson-142, Babolat-123, Head-98, Prince-88 (scores for 21.3 still to come) Peewee 1 – Shreks-114, Ice Age’s-110, Madagascar’s-91, Toy Story’s-68 Peewee 2 – Nintendo-107, Xbox-96, Playstation-91, DS-86 Continuous ‘A’ – Meat Pies-111, Sausage Rolls-104, Dagwood Dogs-99, Hot Dogs-92, Chiko Rolls-76, Hot Chips-72 Continuous ‘B’ – Jade-74, Addison-63, Robert-47, Lara-44 Remember if you would like to hire the courts, particularly over the holiday break, just call into the local IGA.

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Beerwah Cellars - Beerwah Shop 11, Beerwah Marketplace Peachester Rd Tel 5494 0477

Beerwah Drive Thru - Beerwah Mawhinney Street Tel 5494 0555 Glass House Cellars - Glass House Mountain Shop 5, 9 Bruce Parade Tel 5493 0188

each

For your chance to win a Golf GTI plus over 1000 gift cards to be won instantly! See instore for details or visit bottlemart.com.au/ vw-golf.

Hahn Super Dry 24 x 330ml Stubbies or 24 x 375ml Cans

$

Anyr 2 fo $

18

ea $9.99

19.99

Receive a bonus champagne flute with every purchase of 2 Jacob’s Creek Sparkling Wines. While stocks last. Croser NV 750ml

Jacob’s Creek Sparkling 750ml

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

Palmwoods Drive Thru - Palmwoods 28 Main Street Tel 5445 9003

To find your closest Bottlemart Call 1300 364 441 or Visit bottlemart.com.au All specials available from Wednesday 7th May until Tuesday 13th May, 2014. Price includes GST. Images are for illustrative purposes only. *Different pack sizes may not be available at all stores.

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