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Glasshouse Country News WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 7 - 2012. VOLUME 27-26

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uring the week we had plenty of emails, phone calls and people dropping in to ask us what we knew about these rather tall new residents that had recently moved to Glass House Mountains..... all is revealed on page 3. Coming up for a title for the front page also kept us all amused, we had everything from We’ve seen the camels but where are the wise men? Locals get the hump or Hump day at Glass House Mountains, but I won out with One hump or two? We have also had Halloween which saw us being visited by some of the little monsters in our street. We told them that

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7 Local news............................. 3-7 Community news.................. 8-10 Eat, Drink, Enjoy..................... 11 Doing business........................ 12 School news............................ 14 Elected Reps........................... 16

You said it............................... 18 Get your home set for summer... 19-21 Health beauty & wellbeing........ 22 Living..................................... 23 Happenings........................ 24-25 Home and Living..................... 27

24 Noticeboard and Churches........ 28 Trades............................... 29-33 Gardening............................... 34 Sports news............................ 35 Classifieds.......................... 36-37 Fun page................................. 38

What's Happening November 9

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You will be able to have your say on Council's Draft Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme at the display to be held at the Beerwah Community Hall, on Peachester Road, from 2.00pm - 6.00pm. If you can't make this one there will also be a display held on Wednesday, November 28 from 2.00pm - 6.00pm at the Glass House Mountains Visitor Informaiton Centre.

A Garage Sale will be held at the Calvary Lutheran Church, Reed Street, Glass House Mountains (next to the RSL) on Saturday starting at 8.00am. If you are interested in booking a stall site they are $10.00 per site, please phone 5494 9191 or 5494 7800.

Wild Horses wouldn’t drag us away. A fundraising lunch will be held from 11.00am – 4.00pm to provide funds for Max to use in caring for the horses he looks after on Coonowrin Road, Glass House Mountains. The event will be held next door to where he keeps the horses. Cost is $10.00 per head for adults and $5.00 for children. If you would like to attend please RSVP to vegancartel@hotmail.com.

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Remembrance Day, there will be ceremonies at Glass House Mountains, Beerwah RSL Cenotaph and the Peachester Cemetery. See full details on page 5.

Glass House Women’s Social Group The next gathering will be 1.00pm - 3.00pm, at the Glass House Neighbourhood Centre, Ryan Street. Treat yourself to a session of beauty and fashion tips. The group is based on friendship and wellbeing. All ages welcome. $2.00 entry. Bring a plate for afternoon tea. Tea and coffee provided. Enquiries phone 5438 7000 email admin@ghmnc. com.

Frog Identification Workshop from 2.00pm to 8.30pm at Mooloolah Native Nursery at 2671 Steve Irwin Way Glenview, phone 5494 5074 or call in to register.

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Two of the new residents that have moved to Glass House Mountains. See story page 3.

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if we gave them a treat they would have to have their photo taken, which not surprisingly they were pretty happy about. Most kids respond to this with ‘wow I am going to be famous’. But I had to smile when I heard one of the kids – when suddenly he realised that with the hideous rubber mask he was wearing ‘how will anyone know it is me’? Looks like he might have to do something else to become famous – gee life is tough! And if you are wondering if we forgot to include Melbourne Cup that will be in next week’s paper, as we go to print on Monday afternoon so it hasn’t happened yet for us.

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From intrepid explorers to adventurous traders, camels have long been associated with opening up the inland areas of Australia. So it’s a bit of a surprise to find that camels may be about to put Glass House Mountains on the national stage. Lauren Brisbane lives in Glass House Mountains and is the chair of the Australian Camel Industry Association. She has a deep passion for camels and is in the early stages of setting up a camel milk industry right here in Glass House Mountains. “There are three operators we’re working with – one in Western Australia, one in the Burnett region and our very own in Glass House,” explains Lauren. “We’ve done the research and feasibility studies, and we’re now in the early stages of developing the practicalities of the milking process.” Milking camels is nothing new – in fact it has supported many cultures for centuries, and is now approved for sale in the US. Being a whole food, Lauren says that the milk has many health benefits. “Research has shown that it helps to treat autism, diabetes, Crohn’s disease, gastro intestinal disorders and is wonderful for people who are lactose intolerant,” says Lauren.

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12/60 Simpson Street, BEERWAH The new locals Lauren has moved her 20 adult female camels from Blackbutt, 11 of which have had calves. “I’m now in the process of training them for milking. A camel has to trust you otherwise they won’t let any milk flow during milking. “They don’t produce a lot of milk, and the babies stay with them the whole time, so the production isn’t like a normal diary. But there is a huge demand in Australia and we think that with continued development, we’ll be able to provide a healthy whole food product as well as using the milk in soaps, creams, lip balms and lotions. “All going well, we hope to be able to start operations early next year,” she said. In the future - you might just see a skinny camel latte on a menu.

Good news for bad reception Following on from the recent story in GCNews about the Telstra towers at Jeffreys Road, Glass House Mountains and Tower Lane, Beerwah, Telstra have come through with some great news. According to a spokesperson, construction is on-track to commence in the first quarter of 2013, and it will take them six to eight weeks for the build.

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“Once completed, the towers will become operational immediately,” the Telstra spokesperson said. This timeframe means that whole region should have dramatically improved mobile and wireless coverage by no later than the end of May 2013. In the meantime, sales of tin cans and string will continue to be strong at local hardware stores.

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With Council having released the draft planning scheme, it is important for everyone to take an interest and see what it says about where we live, work and play. Each week, GCNews will outline some of what the draft planning scheme includes for each of the townships that it specifically covers – these being Beerburrum, Glass House Mountains, Beerwah, Landsborough and Mooloolah. We’ll also put on our website in the ‘Hot Off The Press’ section, extracts of the planning scheme for each of the townships – so as to make it a little easier for you to take a look at what the document says about where you live. This week, we start with Beerburrum. The draft planning scheme includes the following predictions for some key growth indicators for Beerburrum. • Population: 2011 – 326; 2031 – 353 • Local jobs: 2011 – 154; 2031 – 215 • Land zoned as urban – 29 hectares • Number of single dwellings: 2011 – 103; 2031 – 123 • Number of multiple dwellings: 2011 – 2; 2031 – 3 These figures show that Council is looking to maintain Beerburrum basically as it is now, with

some limited growth within the areas which have already been earmarked for urban development – hence the population rise of 27 and only 20 new houses over the next 20 years. There will be some growth in local employment, which is mainly identified in the field of education and in the business centre. Part 7 of the draft planning scheme documents what are called ‘local plans’, which organise the planning scheme at the local level and provide more detailed planning for these areas. The Beerburrum Local Plan Code is located as Part 7.2.1 – a copy of which can be found on the GCNews website (www.gcnews.com.au – Read – ‘Hot Off The Press’). This document sets out what Council sees as the look, feel, function and form for the town. It specifically identifies that Beerburrum will remain a small village with an intimate rural character and identity, and that development is to occur in such a way as to protect and reinforce this rural village character. There are two key maps covering planning outcomes for the township and surrounds – both of which can also be viewed on the GCNews website.

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A close band of brothers in war

Remembrance Day Sunday 11/11/2012

When 21-year-old Jack Barr enlisted in the AIF in September 1914 he was assigned to 1st Australian General Hospital. This would set the tone for his twin brothers, James and Alex who would soon follow him to war. Unusually, Jack Barr only served for 10 months before he was discharged and returned to Australia in September 1915. By then his younger brothers, eager for adventure, had put their ages up by a year and enlisted. Twins James and Alex Barr sailed out of Brisbane on October 21, 1915, but not before big brother Jack had left to fight again on October 5, perhaps in readiness to watch out for his brothers. On April 8, 1917 the three brothers were transferred together into the 5th Field Ambulance in France. They all suffered illnesses there, Jack with a septic knee, Jim with recurring boils and Alex also had a stint in hospital. In April 1918 Jim was gassed while on duty and sent to England to recuperate. Within a few months the boys would all be in England; Alex at 4th Australian Cookery School, and by June, Jack was there having treatment on his septic knee. Jack and Jim Barr returned to Australia in January 1919 and Alex as nursing staff on Aeneas in May 1919. But the bond between the boys did not end with their war service. Twins Alex and Jim took up adjoining soldier settler blocks at the Beerburrum Settlement and Jack, wanting to be near his brothers, also moved to the district.

Glasshouse Country RSL Sub-branch will host the 94th Remembrance Day Commemorative Service at the Cenotaph at Settlers Rotary Park at Glass House Mountains. Form up will be from 1035 hours, commencement 1040 hours. A light luncheon will be available at the RSL Club after the Service. Beerwah Peachester RSL Sub-Branch will hold their Remembrance Day ceremony at the Beerwah RSL cenotaph. Assembly 10.30am, service 10.50am.

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Jack, Alex and Jim In October 1921, Jack Barr married Marion Gilvear in a double wedding with Jim who married Edith Bartlett. Then in 1926 Alex Barr married Christina Gilvear, sister to Jack’s wife Marion. Six of the brothers of the Gilvear girls had also served, three of them did not come home. Jim and Edith Barr moved to Maryborough after the war, then to Brisbane. Jim died in 1928 from his war wounds. Jack and Alex, who had married the Gilvear sisters, remained farming at Glasshouse Mountains. Story by Chrissy Fletcher, Project Manager, www.adoptadigger.org Researching WW1 diggers from the Sunshine Coast

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There will be a Remembrance Day service at the Peachester Cemetery on Sunday, November 11, at 10.45am for 11.00am. Nev Anning and Peter Macdonald, representing the Beerwah-Peachester RSL Sub-Branch, are organising the ceremony as an adjunct to the main RSL service at Beerwah. Nev will briefly outline the stories of the local diggers buried in the cemetery, and those commemorated with plaques on the memorial wall. A general invitation is extended to anyone who would like to attend. Following the service there will be a ‘cuppa’ at the Peachester Hall. For further information, please contact Nev and Cynthia Anning, 5494 1071. Military plaques on the Memorial Wall at Peachester Cemetery

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Member for Caloundra Mark McArdle will forego his clean-shaven look next month and grow a finely groomed moustache to help raise funds for Movember. From November the 1, Mr McArdle will join thousands of other Mo Bro’s to raise awareness about men’s health, namely prostate cancer and men’s mental health. It’s been 30 years since Mr McArdle sported a moustache. “While I may not be able to pull off a Merv Hughes moustache I’ll certainly do my best to grow a decent mo,” Mr McArdle said. “Looks aside, if it helps put the spotlight on men’s health and raises funds for vital causes then it will certainly be worth it. “Having developed a close relationship with the Glasshouse Country men’s shed and supported the establishing of their Prostate Support group I’ve seen how important it is for men to get their prostate checked and to develop social relationships.” Mr McArdle hopes to raise at least $1,000.00 and will be holding a Mo Bro party at the end of November. Funds raised from registered Movember participants go towards Beyond Blue, the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, education programs and Movember’s global action plan. To sponsor Mr McArdle visit www.mobro.co/markmcardleMP

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By Bob McLean The Glasshouse Country Menshed was formed in 2009 with the prime focus on men’s health. The men have expanded with the formation of another group, the Glasshouse Country Prostate Cancer Support Group. The Mens Shed operates each Wednesday morning from the workshop at the Beerwah Resource Recovery Centre. The GCPCS Group started gathering in 2010 with monthly gatherings. The support group now gather on the even months of the year at the Mary MacKillop Center in Beerwah with the next gathering at 5.30pm on December 5. The group provides a quality guest speaker on the no size fits all subject of ‘Men’s Health’, be it depression (the black dog), or prostate cancer in the many ways it effects men and their famlies. The support of the group is for famlies from the Pine Rivers to the Sunshine Coast, a new support group has recently been formed at the Redcliffe Hospital. The Glasshouse group has a shared meal at each gathering where the issues of treatment and dealing with prostate desease is discussed openly with the professional guest speaker availabe to discuss the issues in a relaxed and casual environment. Mark McArdle member for a Caloundra is going for a Mo Bro to raise funds for prostate cancer and male health. Last year, Movember had its most successful year to date with over 850,000 Mo Bros and Mo Sisters across the globe rainsing a phenomenal AUD $124 million for this research and support. You are invited to get behind Mark with your Mo Bro or a sponsorship. You may also like to have a look at a new website ‘Tomorrow Counts’ www.tomorrowcounts.com.au.

Students embrace spirit of Movember

At Glasshouse Country Christian College the students regularly become involved in fundraising, however this month has taken on a distinctively furry feeling with Movember awareness to focus on men’s health and prostate cancer. Two secondary teachers, Rob Magure and Russell Modlin have said goodbye to shaving and kisses from their wives for the month in order to grow moustaches for Movember. Not only will the furry upper lips spark conversations about men’s health (and probably cause a lot of good natured ribbing from students) Mr Modlin and Mr Maguire plan to fine their clean shaven colleagues to raise more money. You can never be too young to nag your dad to get a check-up and in the spirit of Movember all the children in Prep Green sported moustaches on the first day in November.

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Performing arts scholarship Last year Jessie Ryan - Allen a Mt Mellum local was awarded ‘The Events Centre’ bursary for a young Sunshine Coast local, with applications now being accepted for 2013. It would be great to see another talented local as the recipient for next year. Any Sunshine Coast resident, 25 years or younger, who has completed their first year of a full-time accredited tertiary level educational course in the performing arts is eligible to be considered. The bursary is for $2,500 which must be used for HECS HELP fees for the course you are completing. An information sheet detailing the youth Bursary and application form is available from www.theeventscentre.com.au and applications close on Friday, January 25, 2013.

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John Butler Trio and The Living End. I performed on both the Songwriter's Stage and with my band on the Sand Stage. What is your favourite gig played this year? That's a hard one! My favourite acoustic show this year would be at Sol Bar in April, the audience was amazing, and my favourite band show would be the show we played at Coolangatta Hotel (while on my Spring Tour). Any music career advances? So many opportunities are arising. I just finished my first tour, from Byron Bay to the Sunshine Coast playing all the shows with my band. Are you working on anything at the moment? I'm finishing off some recordings in the studio at the moment which will be released in the next few months on my debut EP. I am also working on some ideas for video clips and my website is almost all finished.... so much happening! What's your biggest achievement to date? I have had so many milestones within the last year, I try and take each opportunity as it comes but it’s all one big journey which I love. Performing in my first festival slot at the Caloundra Music Festival this year, was a huge deal and very cool. Describe your music in three words? Alternative, pop, rock When is your next show and where? I have an online show coming up on the 1st of November, check out www.facebook/ jessieryanallen for details. I am also performing at The Arty Pants Kid's Festival at The Events Centre on the 16th of December.

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Remedial Massage – How can it benefit you? There are many benefits to Remedial Massage. Not only can it be relaxing and enjoyable, it can also relieve pain from aching muscles. The key benefits include the stimulation of the blood supply which in turn allow the release of toxins from the muscles; the calming of the nervous system to ease pain and discomfort; the toning and relaxing of muscles to improve your joint mobility. Bryan Allen is a highly experienced Remedial Massage Therapist, and believes that Remedial Massage is excellent for patients who are suffering muscular back and neck pain, muscle tightness, frozen shoulder, arthritis, tennis elbow, whiplash, scoliosis, sports injuries, or just to improve general health and wellbeing, particularly in elevated stress states. Bryan is available at Landsborough Physiotherapy Centre on Thursdays, and has reasonable rates of $40.00 for half hour, or $75.00 for an hour. Health Fund rebates may apply. Drop into the centre or simply call 5494 1977 to book your massage today. Landsborough Physiotherapy is located at shop Business feature

Our mountains are on the way to Germany This year’s Rotary Charity Calendar featuring the Glass House Mountains is on its way to Germany. Beerwah Public Relations Consultant John Jennings selected the publication as a gift for his family friend Bernd Marx of Boblitz, in the Spreewald area of southern Germany. Bernd is a devoted Ludwig Leichhardt enthusiast. “Leichhardt spent time exploring the Glass House Mountains before he set out on his historic 14-month overland trek from Queensland's Western Downs to Port Essington, NT and I am sure Bernd will gain a lot of pleasure from the calendar which contains a variety of exceptional photographs,” John said. “Í believe the publication makes a great Christmas gift,” he added. Bernd, who lives near Leichhardt’s home town of Trebatsch, has made six trips to Australia in recent years to study the Leichhardt route on foot, bicycle, public transport, tour buses or by 4WD.

Bernd played a major role in setting up the world’s only Leichhardt Museum, at Trebatsch, which in October next year will be the setting for celebrations to mark the 200th birthdate of Leichhardt. Both the German and Australian Rotary member Bob McLean governments will and John Jennings with the issue a stamp with calendar a sketch of the explorer to mark the occasion. The calendars are available from the Rotary Club of Glasshouse Mountains via their website www. glasshouserotary.com.au and from the usual outlets.

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Activities for the month of November. November 13, Craft – All things xmas November 20, Crosswords and word search November 27, Guest speaker – Trade Travel – Bruce Drysdale Come along and join in these fun activities and meet new people. We look forward to seeing you at the Uniting Church Hall, Queen Street, Caloundra Hall, every Tuesday commencing at 9.15am to 12.00noon. For further information please do not hesitate to contact us on 5443 7281.

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Contributed by Michael Whiticker It was a good night this last Thursday at the Beerwah RSL with nine acts appearing for the Musos club. With the theme ‘Songs that changed your world’ everyone provided their own twist - Grandmaster Andy even assuring us that on considering the task, four of his own songs was what he was left with! Andy enthralled us with his performance which appeared almost as much Maori Haka as solo singer with guitar. Andy has facial gestures to die for, and is certainly worth catching for his on stage presence as much as his soulful, emotion-clad songs. The general consensus was that his ‘Telephone’ song was the hit of the night. Another very strong performance came from Peter Gawith who had carefully considered the songs and singers of the 60s that inspired him as an adolescent. His performance of Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ was probably the evening highlight for me, and his version of ‘My Generation’ was a surprise - I don’t think anyone else could have come up with that interpretation of that song! Other evening highlights included our regular bassist Doug Sohi playing ‘Puff the Magic Dragon’ on his new 12 string guitar, and mentioning the

discovery of Normie Rowe’s version of ‘Shakin’ All Over’ upon newly arriving in Australia from Scotland in the mid 60s. A committed performance - reminiscent of Janis Joplin, came from Ajay with her soulful interpretations of ‘Gloria’ and ‘Red House’. Accompanying hot licks from Paul Fagan on his Stratocaster suited her reading “to a t”! One Small Step (Jon and Glenn) assumed their typically high standard with assured playing and exquisite harmonies in songs such as ‘Change the World’, ‘Don’t Worry be Happy’ and ‘Lean on Me’. Other performers included an un-plugged Paul Fagan who I joined for a version of ‘I’ve Got a Name’, and ‘People Get Ready’ – a classic of the American Civil Right Movement of the 60s. Mick Od - the evening’s recipient of the Most Award, for his commitment to writing and playing, performed ‘Father and Son’ and his partner Judy joined him on stage along with Pam Moroney for ‘These Boots are made for Walkin’. It’s great to see newcomers get up, especially as Judy has been sitting quietly in the wings for a year now! We hope to see more of her on stage in the future.

Peachester and Distinct Horticulture Society

By Patricia Bradford (Publicity Officer) Members enjoyed the October meeting in Margaret Ferris’s garden. Her demonstration of floral arrangements without using florists foam proved very absorbing. What she could do with a woven support made from dried leaves, a few flowers, and greenery was simply amazing. Some wire, small plastic Margaret Ferris tubes, pebbles and plastic mesh was also utilised. The Christmas break-up is on Thursday, November 22 at the RSL 11.30am. Please bring a gift up to the value of $10.00 for exchange. Results of the competition bench for September, tie 1st Pam Innes and Coral Beutel, and tie 2nd Kath Howitt and Margaret Ferris. Our final meeting for the year will be on Thursday, November 15 at 9.30am at my place. Bring along a chair and meat for the barbecue. Salads will be provided. Visitors and new members welcome. For more information phone 5496 9169.

Mother –Daughter Camp was a great success

Integrated Family and Youth Services are running free mother daughter camps for mothers/ guardians and their teenage girls. The first camp was a great success! Held at Mapleton, the mums and their daughters participated in a range of educational seminar sessions, fun activities and still had plenty of time to use the fantastic outdoor facilities (seen below) in the camp. Under the guidance of Life Coach, Marie

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Community Meetings Wednesday, November 7 Menshed gather each Wednesday 8.30am 12.30pm. If you have a bit of time you’d like to share, meet some great blokes, learn new skills or just have a cuppa and a chat, come along to the Market Shed at the Beerwah Resource Recovery Centre, Roberts Road, Beerwah. For more information give Bob a call 0427 606 240.

Rotary Golf Day – In Retrospect Contributed by Ursula Starkovsky Every year the Rotary Club of Glasshouse Mountains organises a Charity Golf Day to raise money for their Cystic Fibrosis program and also for needy children. For years now, the club has been helping the children suffering with Cystic Fibrosis to access special therapies and engage in different sports.

Thursday, November 8 Glasshouse Country Toastmasters welcomes visitors to come along to our meeting 9.00am for 9.15am start, at Church on the Rise, Peachester Road. Phone 5496 9855 or www. glasshousetoastmasters.org

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with Lea Parkes Anyone who has stopped in for a coffee at the Glasshouse Coffee and Tea Merchant on Steve Irwin Road, will no doubt have been pleasantly surprised by the tranquil garden setting out the back that Steve has created for his customers. And clearly I am not the only one who finds it a great spot to sneak away from work and hideaway from the world, as this gorgeous garden is now being expanded and more shade created to cater for the increasing demand. Fortunately Steve has been able to move the fence back and add in some extra tables and chairs and there has also been some work done on expanding the decked area. They recently hosted a local musician out the back on a Sunday afternoon, which impressed the customers and Steve is hoping to be able to make this a regular thing. In this crazy time leading up to Christmas remember this perfect place to escape for a short break!

Last week I tried out the Gelato at Seven Secrets Pizza at Glass House Mountains which I have to say was fantastic. That first flavour hit of the pistachio and then the Ferrero Rocher flavour followed by the blood orange sorbet made me think I had been transported to Italy, the home of Gelato. Kaylene from Seven Secrets explained a couple of the basics to me – the difference between Gelato and ice cream is the Gelato is made on milk and not cream, and has less sugar and fat than regular ice-cream. The sorbet is 100 per cent fat free, as well as gluten free and is made on real fruit and ice. Seven Secrets Pizza have a total of nine different types of Gelato and Sorbet, but the flavours change regularly. Don’t just listen to me about how great it is - head down and try it out for yourself!

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Doing Business 5 minutes with the team at Café au Lait It is almost 12 months since Ken and Jodie Bannister took over the ownership of the cafe on the corner of Turner Street and Peachester Road at Beerwah. While their days are mostly taken up with working in their Vintage Caravan business ‘Suncoast Sunnies’ they are confident that the cafe is in good hands with the team of experienced staff that are running it. Who makes up the team? Manager Debbie has made the transition from retail and finance management to cafe manager. Debbie loves it and as with any new business there are plenty of challenges, and plenty to learn. But fortunately Debbie is someone that

doesn’t focus on the challenges but seizes the opportunities. And she is enjoying working out ways to constantly improve the business and in turn keep their loyal customers coming back. Deb is ably assisted in the kitchen and with customer service by Maureen (who is second in charge) and Alice. Both these lovely ladies were long-time staff at the Mobil at Moby Vics. So when Moby Vics closed down they were happy to make the move to Café au Lait. What does the staff enjoy most about where they work? Alice said she likes the atmosphere of the café as it is really personal and she has enjoyed getting to know the regular customers. Debbie said she really enjoys the response they receive from their customers, and is rapt that groups are enjoying the quiet, relaxed atmosphere that they offer and are making it their meeting spot. They recently hosted a ‘Book Club’ who are going to come back each fortnight. There is also a regular walking group who end off their walk with a coffee at the cafe as well and they have bookings for other bigger groups to come and enjoy the coffee and cake specials. Maureen said that she loves working at the cafe as the customers are beautiful, the staff are lovely to work with and the cafe is a pleasant atmosphere to work in.

Maureen, Debbie and Alice at Café au Lait

What do the customers enjoy most about coming to the cafe? Customers like the unique atmosphere of the cafe, with the combinations of individual sofa chairs and two seater lounges with the quirky coloured chandeliers and local artists work displayed on the walls. They also seem to enjoy the friendly staff, the efficient service and the more recently introduced homemade cooking including tasty quiche, and patty cakes. What other things have you got planned for the future? This week we will be having our first themed day (with Melbourne Cup) and we really want to increase our night time functions. For a pre-booked event we can comfortably seat 45 people which makes it a great alternative for special events and birthday celebrations. We have also introduced gift vouchers which start at $10.00 which is a lovely way to treat someone or as a thank you gift when you just want to let someone know that you appreciate them. So when are you open and how can you be contacted? We open Monday to Friday 8.30am – 3.00pm And Saturday and Sunday 9.00am – 4.00pm Contact us on 5439 0357 or follow us on Facebook Café au Lait

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School News Beerwah High rewards student excellence

Last Wednesday, Beerwah SHS celebrated their 21st Academic Awards evening. The evening began with music performances by the Year 12 Music Extension class and the Stage Band and the talent continued throughout the evening with performances by the Senior and Junior Dance Troupes and a contemporary bass solo by Lincoln Morse. Phoebe Slater and Travis Bosch, 2012 – 13 School Captains, did an admirable job compering the evening and should be congratulated on their excellent public speaking skills. The real stars of the evening were of course the students who would be acknowledged for their academic achievement, vocational achievement, along with those who excelled in cultural, co-curricular, citizenship and leadership activities throughout the year. Over 200 students from Years 8 to 12 were recognised throughout the evening with some students being recognised for their achievements in multiple categories. Deserving a special mention are the following students who were recipients of some of our major awards: Vivi Mohan (Year 10) – Junior School Dux Rae Austin (Year 12) – Academic Award, Art on the Walls, Outstanding Female student, ADF Long Tan Leadership and Teamwork Awards Andrew Pill (Year 12) – Academic Awards, Outstanding Male Student, Senior School Dux Beerwah State High school would like to congratulate all of our award winners and also take the opportunity to thank the many local businesses and community members who sponsor many of our special awards.

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School News from Emma Offord Glasshouse Country Christian College correspondent

Relax or study?

I personally am a big offender of choosing the first option when I should be knuckling down to some hard core study. When I get home in the afternoon, I just want to chill out and the last thing on my list (after snacking, watching TV, reading, chatting to friends or mucking about) is study. However, this term I’m going to make a big effort and have even created my own top three tips to help me out. They are: Tip 1: When I get home I am going to start studying straight away! That way, when it is done, I can do what I really want to do – relax. Tip 2: I need to avoid all distractions. Even small distractions seem to magically make me stop studying. For example, I love listening to music when I study but I can end up spending the whole study session changing songs and so on. Maybe I should think about listening to the radio but then I may be tempted to spend the whole time changing stations. Tip 3: Reward myself. Once I’ve studied for a while I plan to reward myself with a tasty treat. I may even give myself a pat on the back as long as I can do it without twisting my arm too much. I think I know what I’m doing when I get home from school…

Beerwah students celebrate the arts

Beerwah State School held its biennial Arts Week recently. During this week the children participated in activities across the Arts. Members of the community came to support this event bringing with them a specialised skill base. Within Beerwah staff the expertise is extremely high enabling the children to develop and enhance their own set of skills. This week of fun culminated in a Gala Evening which was well received by the community. During the evening, with the Centenary Hall transformed into an Art Gallery, we were entertained by the magical sounds of the Gembay Drumming Group led by Sally Maxwell the school Music Teacher and various ensemble groups led by Helen Dan-Brittingham the Instrumental Music Teacher. Volunteer Barbara working with students Brianna and Paige

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To live is to learn Glenview State School is one of the most exciting educational communities you will find anywhere in the world and is known for its engaging, exciting teaching programs, supportive school culture and for educating students for a world of change. Our goal is for our students, your children, to leave Glenview with the confidence, skills and abilities to be citizens of the world of the 21st Century. We offer a rich curriculum incorporating the new Australian Curriculum in English, Maths and Science as well as the 5 QCAR Key Learning Areas. We offer students experiences in Life Pathways and Social Futures programs, Active Citizenship programs focussed on rights and responsibilities in communities, cultures and economies as well as Sustainability and Environment programs focussing on understanding the environment and our role in its future.

We are committed to ensuring that all students develop a strong foundation in literacy and numeracy. This foundation is built on progressive programs so that our students develop effective literacy and numeracy capability. Our curriculum focuses on developing Higher Order Thinking (HOT). Our assessment demands intellectual rigour in a supported and safe class environment. A signature program is the teaching of Philosophy for Children. Through Philosophy for Children we aim to develop students’ capacities to think for themselves and to develop the forms of regard and practices of open exchange that help to sustain an open society. Information Communication Technologies (ICT) are a feature of our teaching and learning. All classrooms feature cutting edge technology with Ipads and class computers available for learning experiences.

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Rick Baberowski Division 1 Councillor Sunshine Coast Council P: 5420 8987 Draft Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme

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I’m going to focus on the draft Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme in this column as it is a pivotal plan for the future of the region. The new planning scheme will affect all aspects of development such as design, heights, zones and density in each of the distinct localities in Glasshouse country. Right now is the time for you to have your say about the draft scheme. There’s an important emphasis on the Beerwah Township in the scheme as it is our Major Regional Activity Centre. The town needs to strongly respond to increased levels of competition and development activity over the next decade. The draft scheme has a new and innovative approach to planning for Beerwah that emphasizes the opportunities of its rural setting, role as a great community hub and majestic views surrounding the town. The scheme proposes that continuous block style buildings are replaced with buildings that are distinctive of a modern country town. A key aim is to encourage designs to take advantage of the Glasshouse Mountains backdrop and for future buildings to have set-back contours so that views can be seen and preserved between the buildings. I have worked closely with the planners to encourage good building design that is commercially viable, while taking every advantage of the assets of Beerwah on both sides of the rail line. Until we know more about the future road and rail network, the approach for Landsborough in the draft planning scheme is to remain ‘steady as we go’. However, the scheme does increase some options for increasing density and improved flexibility for industrial and commercial development on the eastern side of the railway line. For Glass House Mountains, the focus is on keeping the character of town while accommodating an increased range of small-scale business and community uses. In general, development in rural residential areas will continue to reflect our country town lifestyle, such as low-rise detached dwelling houses on larger lots. Local information displays will be held at Beerwah Community Hall, Peachester Road on Friday, November 9 from 2.00pm to 6.00pm, and Glasshouse Mountains Visitor Information Centre on Wednesday, November 28 from 2.00pm to 6.00pm.

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Division 5 Councillor Sunshine Coast Council M: 0409 450 726 Mooloolah community meeting

It was another highly successful meeting at Thunderbirds Café for my monthly cuppa with the good folks of Mooloolah Valley. We made some real progress on a number of topics, including what we need to do to attract RV’s to the town, how council can help out with Mooloolah’s 150th celebrations, and the need for everyone to have a look at the draft planning scheme. The last monthly meeting for the year is on Thursday, November 22 from 7.30am. A big thank you to the café for providing such a great space for our community to get together and talk about grass roots matters.

Sippy Creek Road

Minister Powell and I met with a number of residents and staff about issues, predominantly flooding, at Sippy Creek Road. We talked about practical solutions such as the clearing of debris and the installation of a land bank to restrict the outflow culverts under the main road. It was agreed that technical staff from Local and State Government will work together to progress the matter by providing a solution based report back to the community. I’ll keep you up to date in this column with information.

Sing about sunshine

I’m a great supporter of our region’s cultural industry and council is helping in the search for local singer / songwriters to create a song that is catchy and energising and reflects the Sunshine Coast holiday experience. The song will be used in an upcoming television commercial and online advertising campaign promoting our beautiful Sunshine Coast. The lyrics should include the word ‘sunshine’ and the winning artist will receive a recording and promotion package worth almost $10,000. Applications close on November 19. For full competition details and to enter visit council’s CommunityHub.

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Make a difference to a disadvantaged child’s Christmas by donating a new book to your local library. Donations of new books should suit either young children or young adults. Council is partnering with the Salvation Army who will ensure the books are distributed to disadvantaged families across the region. www.gcnews.com.au


Health Check Fitness Matters

With Christmas only eight weeks away, now is the best time to get ready and prepare your body for those extra little indulgences we treat ourselves to during the festivities. We all want to feel good about ourselves when it comes to the Christmas parties and gatherings. Fitness Matter’s ‘6 week Christmas Cardio Challenge’ is the perfect way to get your body healthy, fit and fabulously toned in time for the silly season. With six weekly personal training sessions, unlimited six week membership, challenge booklet and heaps more you will be GUARANTEED to get the results you desire! The other awesome advantage to this challenge is that it WILL allow you to have those little extras we all like at this time of year. Fitness Matters have designed this challenge to be fun, motivational and effective. For more information on the challenge please either drop in to either the Beerwah or Mooloolah club or call 13000 WE CARE (92 2273). Both Beerwah and Mooloolah Clubs are open 24/7. Beerwah is staffed Monday – Thursday 7.00am – 12.00noon and 3.00pm – 7.00pm. Fridays 7.00am – 12.00noon and 3.00pm – 6.00pm. Mooloolah is staffed Monday – Thursday 7.00am – 12.00noon and 3.00pm – 6.00pm. Fridays 7.00am – 12.00noon.

More than dental Going to the dentist regularly is essential to make sure that your teeth and gums are healthy and well cared for. Technology is at the stage where implants can replace missing teeth and even dentures, so now everyone has the choice to chew apples again. What many don’t realise though, is that what is happening in your mouth can affect things as diverse as neck and jaw pain, snoring, how well you sleep, and more. These are all things that the friendly team at McCloy Dental have been trained to diagnose and treat. It's as simple as ensuring you have regular dental checkups. From the complimentary cappuccino and hot chocolate to massage chairs and popular movies, you haven’t been to a dental practice until you’ve been to McCloy Dental. McCloy Dental, which is located at 95A Morayfield Road Caboolture, offers an overall whole body approach to your health and wellbeing. McCloy Dental's office hours are 8.00am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. McCloy Dental offers late appoinments by appointment only. Our friendly team can be contacted by phone on 5495 7988.

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You Said It Good luck GCNews What's in the Spotlight Draft SC Planning Scheme on display Council’s Draft Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme is on public display until Friday 14 December. View the draft on council’s website, attend a local information display or visit your nearest council office or library—you can also phone 5475 PLAN for further details. Be sure to have your say on this blueprint for the future of the Sunshine Coast.

Help council gauge the rain What's your rain gauge been telling you lately? If you keep a record of rainfall on your property, measured on a daily basis at approximately the same time, council invites you to share the information with them. Mail digitised data to hydrology@ sunshinecoast. qld.gov.au or contact council to find out more.

Funding for community projects Could grants funding help get your project off the ground? The Community Grants Program and the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) are open for application until 5pm Saturday 1 December. Visit council’s website for details and to apply or call a grants officer 5441 8616 if you require advice or assistance.

What's on this Festive Season Get involved in the Sunshine Coast Festive Season program – bursting with over 50 family-friendly activities happening across the region. The 2012/13 festive program includes the regional Christmas tree trail, local festive community events and workshops, New Year’s Eve and Australia Day celebrations. Find out more from council’s website.

Social Inclusion Week Discover the wide variety of services on offer for people with disabilities, seniors, young people and families at the inaugural Social Inclusion Week event on Thursday 29 November at Felicity Park, Caloundra. Check out the free expo’s stalls, workshops and activities and help the Coast Collaborate, Connect and Celebrate Social Inclusion Week 2012. Visit council’s website for details.

Help council shape your community Occasionally council asks residents for online feedback to assist with its decision-making. If you are interested in helping to shape your community, visit council’s website and sign up to be part of the Community Engagement Register. Your details will remain confidential.

First aid for your wheelie bin Is your wheelie bin split or damaged? Council will fix or replace your waste, recycle or garden waste wheelie bin for free. Visit council’s website and fill in the online request form or call council’s customer contact centre.

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Thank you for the update on the Glass House Mountains tower. Perhaps we can now see a light at the end of the tunnel (tower). My argument is that we are paying the same amount for a pathetic service in the hinterland. After a one and three quarter hours of persistence complaint call with Telstra I finally received a $30.00 credit on my wireless broadband account. This is after complaining for the last five years or more about the mobile and broadband service. I also found out that when you ring Telstra and they ask you to tell them in a few words what you want say ‘complaints’ and you should get a dedicated service officer ready to help??? We need more people to complain about the service and one day we may get a result. Incidentally I wish GCNews all the best in receiving a response from Telstra re the proposed timing of the tower as I spent three days all around the world trying to get this information. Keith Mann Glass House Mountains

Brought back the memories

David Mackison's article about the bushfires in '94 brought back so many memories. My grandparents lost their shed on Mount Beerwah Road in Glass House and very nearly lost their house if it weren't for some very brave fire fighters who stayed at the house to protect it. On the Monday we attempted to return to their house to survey the damage but a spot fire on Mount Beerwah Road meant we had to turn back. We went to my aunt and uncle's farm on Old Gympie Road and that evening their house was also under threat. We went to higher ground and watched as fire balls rolled down Mt Crookneck. Fortunately the fire was contained and we were able to return home. It was a terrifying few days and I am sure 18 years on there are so many locals who remember that time so vividly. Amy Ratcliffe Prahran, Victoria

Stop the Glasshouse Country train wreck before it’s too late:

Two weeks ago the Sunshine Coast Council released the 2012 Draft Strategic Planning Scheme which when agreed to will provide the framework within which your community will be permitted to grow and develop. As a part of two evaluation teams I have been looking at the scheme from two positions, one from the Glasshouse Country and the other from the total Sunshine Coast Council area. I would like to make you aware of some issues the Glasshouse Country Chamber of Commerce believes will restrict growth and opportunities for business to grow and provide the services and jobs your community expects to see. In the 2004 Caloundra City plan, considerable land was allocated for low density housing,

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that is the dwelling type that the majority of our community occupies. This land has in the main been built on with almost no allocation of significance for the next stage of low density development. Beerwah has a considerable area allocated to medium density plus some high density. These areas have existing dwellings, to go to these next two levels of density the existing dwellings need to be demolished, as most of these are built on concrete slabs, with brick. The cost to develop these areas will not stack up financially so nothing will occur. The community will not grow to provide you with the services you should have available in Glasshouse Country, you will need to continue to travel to other centres for the support you require. The availability of suitable industrial land has not been addressed to take advantage of the public transport available in this transport corridor to create new business and job opportunities. The scheme has effectively shut down Glasshouse Country in favor of other locations. The increasing cost of transport demands that your community is supplied with the required services, unfortunately it is a numbers game and without the population, your community will be overlooked. You will continue to see more empty shops as businesses open and then close, due to a lack of customers. I encourage you to make the effort to examine the draft planning scheme when it is on display in your area and have your say. We have adequate available land in each of our communities suitable to attract new residents in the same way as Glasshouse Country attracted you. This may include, low density, medium rise with mixed use, close to the public transport, additional rural residential so as to allow conventional farming to continue to function with the use of natural buffers and green space as the separation. Please make your thoughts known to the community so the Sunshine Coast Council can provide for the environment your community desires. This is the best opportunity you will have to shape the future of your community for another eight to 10 years. Bob McLean, President, Glasshouse Country Chamber of Commerce

This makes me so mad

Why do people think it is ok to dump their unwanted goods like this? Especially when the bins are not even full or they could have dropped it at the Recycling Station. The photo was taken just outside the Post Office at Beerwah on Monday morning.

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Get your home set for summer Is your backyard ready for summer? Christmas is coming and now is the perfect time to get your backyard set for summer. And at Beerwah Small Engines, conveniently located at the northern end of Beerwah Parade, just down from the Police station, you’re sure to find exactly what you need to make your all your garden jobs easier and more enjoyable. Shopping locally at Beerwah Small Engines means that you will save money and time, and

you’ll be certain to always receive the best advice and after-sale service from their friendly staff. Beerwah Small Engines, owned by Beerwah locals Harry and Lyn Atkinson, is a family run business and has been the trusted local garden tools, equipment and machinery shop in Beerwah since 1977. They have a wide range of stock perfect for that special Christmas gift; including push mowers, ride on mowers, zero-turn mowers, chain saws, pressure cleaners, generators, blowers, edgers and hedge trimmers. Suppling and service all of the top brands – Stihl, Greenfield, Cox, Hustler and Masport, you can be assured their products are the best quality and fully guaranteed. And they service what they sell, with Harry and Lyn’s son Alan running the workshop. You can be confident that if something goes wrong, Alan and his staff will get you back up and running in no time. Beerwah Small Engines is located at 7 Beerwah Parade, Beerwah. The friendly staff are always willing to help. You can contact them on 5494 6644.

Outdoor entertaining with style If you are hosting Christmas day at your place, then you’ll want to spend some or all of the day outdoors. Once you have got the backyard sorted out, where are you going to seat everyone? If your outdoor setting and seating has seen better days, or you just don’t have enough space to sit all the relies, then Christmas might just be the perfect excuse to think about buying something new or replacing something used! Why not head to the Queensland Outdoor Furniture shop showroom at Caboolture? This family owned business has been around for over 15 years, they have a great range of stylish aluminium, timber and wicker furniture for you to choose from in an extensive range of shapes and styles. Whether you’re looking for alfresco dining settings, comfy furniture to relax in, or outdoor accessories; they will no doubt have something to suit your space and needs. Check out their website www.qldoutdoorfurniture.com to see the type of quality products they stock.

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Local Music Scene Music Today

with Dr Micheal Whiticker

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

Supporting the arts in our community

Last month I spoke about the privilege it is to be able to enjoy music in your life and how lucky those of us are who can do that. I also intimated the importance of sharing your music with others. The value to the community of having musicians and other artists working amongst them is well known. Clever Local Councils know this and wisely spend small amounts stimulating the arts in their community. Take for example, a small group of volunteers who spend thousands of hours building and honing their artistic hobby and decide to apply for an amount of public money to take their interest to another level. They ask for a few thousand dollars to build and maintain a website, pay for insurance and market an event. In the big picture of things a few thousand dollars to stimulate activity such as this in the community is a good investment. If it encourages people to turn off the box and do something a little different it has to be good. If that is also something which is fulfilling and promotes activity in the community…well that’s wonderful! It is a win-win situation as it is also cost effective for Councils and meets their goals of creating more liveable communities for their residents. I’ve lived in many parts of Australia and overseas and when I look at the cost of putting on big events with fireworks and fly-overs, which might last a day or two and can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, and I compare that to 50 local arts organisations given an average of $5,000 each (total $250,000) for their annual activities, and guessing that each organisation might reach 100 to 300 people (including organisation members, family and friends), we soon realise that supporting the arts in the community is a very sensible thing to do. And yes, this is before adding sport and many other healthy community activities to the mix. Looking at our Council, I am new to the region but am told that it is very supportive of local arts organisations. How sensible. Long may they retain and cultivate that approach! Have a healthy musical month!

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

Tim tamming with Timomatic

One lucky Glasshouse local, Tina Bean (Beanzo) recently had what she described as just “an awesome time” when she won a competition to meet Timomatic. Tina and her brother Mark were two of around 15 people who got to catch up with the Nigerian-born Australian singer- songwriter and dancer, for about an hour and a half at the SeaFm 91.9 radio station. Timomatic rose to fame as a contestant on So You Think You Can Dance in 2009 and more recently was part of Australias Got Talent in 2011 where he placed third. Tina said it was really cool, as there weren’t any bouncers or security staff, just him and two of his dancers, so they really got a chance to talk to him. While there were quite of few of Tina’s mates that would have loved the chance to go with her, she decided to take her brother Mark who will be turning 18 soon, which is a pretty cool birthday present from a sister. One of the highlights of the afternoon was taking on Timomatic and his team mates in a ‘Tim Tamming’ competition. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this, it involves taking the corner off a Tim Tam and then sucking up a coffee through it (like it was a straw). Apparently Tina’s talent with the Tim Tams meant that her team were the winners on the day! www.gcnews.com.au

Live & Local in November

What’s on at the … Beerwah Hotel, Landsborough Hotel, Beerwah RSL, Club Glasshouse, Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club Thursday, November 8 Glasshouse Mountains Musos Club Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club 7.00pm – 10.00pm

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

Friday, November 9 Bitter Sweet Beerwah RSL 7.00pm

The duo plays in many music genres including country, pop and rock. Clayton (lead guitar) and Rebecca (rhythm guitar) have both played their instruments since they were children. They pride themselves on providing their listeners with a wide variety of music styles, accompanied with vocal harmony. Saturday, November 10 Tori is back by popular demand at Tori Darke the Beerwah Hotel. Lee Kernaghan Beerwah Hotel describes Tori as having got something 8.00pm special. “It’s a kind of magic, her debut album is a beauty, and I know we’re going to hear a whole lot more from this talented new artist.” Thursday, November 22 This will be a fantastic evening, jam Glasshouse Mountains packed with local aspiring musicians. Musos Club Lots of solos, duos, trios and quartets Beerwah RSL will be featured on the night and of 7.00pm – 10.00pm course new musicians and lovers of music are always welcome to attend. Friday, November 23 Shane Kells Beerwah RSL 7.00pm

Sunday, November 24 Toni Pollard Band Beerwah Hotel 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Shane performs popular hits from such artists including Rolling stones, Van Morrison, The Doors, Roy Orbison, John Fogerty and many more. He has been playing around South East Queensland for quite some time, and his one man show is sure to entertain you. Toni Pollard Band play a wide range of songs from the 1920-1930s swing era to New Orleans street jazz and blues, the band brings the joy and energy of this music to the present day. With influences from the likes of Jelly Roll Morton and Bessie Smith, the band puts their own spin on classics.

Count me in

Last Thursday at 11.00am students from Beerburrum State School joined school children across Australia when they participated in ‘Music: Count Us In’. Since 2007, over 2.5 million kids have participated in this world-beating program that celebrates the value of school music education. Last year over 1,900 schools joined the biggest school initiative in Australia, performing the same song at the same time on the same day. The students got outside the classroom for their performance and channelled their musical talent in their Stephanie Alexander Garden. From Brisbane to Bunbury and Darwin to Devonport, Music: Count Us In gives children of all ages and abilities the opportunity to learn a song that they will perform simultaneously with hundreds of thousands of students nationwide.

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Happenings Out and About Red Hat Revellers Traditionally you expect lawn bowlers to be wearing white, well recently this tradition was thrown to the wind when the Red Hat Revellers visited Club Glass House. Purple and red were the uniform for the day. The ladies enjoyed their lunch and some also took to the bowls green for a bit of fun. They certainly added a touch of glamour with their feathers and finery.

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Dame Patrice and Queen Josephine Laugh-a-lot enjoying their game of bowls

Red Hat Revellers take over Club Glasshouse

Lady Cherry Blossom and Dame Helena talk with Sharon Chamberlain of Glass House about the perks of becoming a red hat reveller

Super Bar Lady Sonia with Tipsy Gipsy

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Trick or treat Halloween might be something that we expect American kids to get involved with, but there are quite a few Glasshouse Country locals who seized the opportunity to dress up and get away with some scary behaviour. The frightening but well behaved bunch below came a calling on our office door - lucky we had some Freddos for them.

Things 2 Do Why in the world would you join Toastmasters?

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

Best in show

Crystal, Kiara, Gabriel, Jordan and Noah looking mighty scary

Local dog lovers are invited to come along and witness the amazing spectacle of the Sunshine Coast Dog Club Show being held at the Beerwah Sportsground on Saturday, November 17 commencing at 4.00pm. The show will have seven rings operating simultaneously with an entry of about 700 dogs covering up to 120 different breeds. Many of these will be the regular favourites, but there will also be many unusual and rare breeds shown as well. Judging is alphabetical by breed so A for Afghan Hounds will be on early. While you are there you can also grab a coffee and an ice-cream.

Prep info sessions

Sweet Little Monsters Tiara O'Connor and Chloe Griffith visit the GCNews office

Glass House Mountains State School will hold two information sessions for parents and caregivers of children who will attend Prep in 2013. The first is on Wednesday, November 7, at 6.30pm and the second is on Tuesday, November 13, at 3.30pm. Any parents considering Glass House Mountains State School for Prep next year, regardless of whether you have enrolled, are invited to attend one of these sessions. These sessions will provide an opportunity for you to meet the Principal and some of the Prep staff, visit the Prep classrooms and gain information about Prep policies, procedures and curriculum. There will be opportunities for you to ask questions and discuss any issues you may have. These sessions are for parents and caregivers only. Children will be invited to attend Glass House Mountains Prep on Tuesday, November 20 from 9.00am to 10.30am. If you have any queries please contact the school on 5439 3222.

Join The Firies!

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The Eudlo Rural Fire Brigade is holding an Open Day for recruiting on Saturday, November 10. All are welcome to visit the brigade shed near the Eudlo train station. Are you interested in serving your community with the Firies? Now is your chance to find out what it takes and how you can become one of the brigade members and do your part in safeguarding our homes and families. As we face the fire season this year, it looks like we can expect a busy few months. The bush is drying up and the temperature is rising. These are just the conditions for a time of serious threats from bushfires. The Eudlo Brigade has a long and distinguished record of serving the community. It just celebrated its 60th anniversary recently. Becoming a firie offers you a chance to learn new skills and to be a part of an important community organisation. The brigade shed will be ‘open’ from 8.00am to 12.00noon on Saturday, November 10. Come on down and meet some of the members and find out what the brigade and the rural fire service can offer you. NOVEMBER 7 2012 |

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Real Estate focus 13 townhouses for sale in Beerwah On offer are 13 townhouses consisting of five distinct property types, split over two complexes, located in the heart of Beerwah at 82 Simpson Street and 31 Swan Street. The properties are being offered for sale individually, in one line or any combination thereof by Expression of Interest closing Tuesday, December 11, 2012. 82 Simpson Street consists of three bedroom townhouses which are located on the high street of Beerwah. Close to shops, schools and transport; you can leave the car at home and walk to the local amenities. Perfect for investors, retirees and first home

buyers; the complex consists of seven units and is approximately five years young. Inspect 82 Simpson Street Today. 31 Swan Street boasts 17 modern townhouses in a private location and comes with the bonus of on-site managers for added security. All seven townhouses for sale offer individual courtyards at the rear and single lockup garages. Approximately six years old the complex will suit retirees, first home buyers, small families and investors; inspect 31 Swan Street today.

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Indonesian Furniture Imports is a unique home business run from 510 Newlands Road, Wamuran, 10 minutes drive from Elimbah. Don’t let the business name fool you as there is more than just furniture on offer in this Aladdin’s Cave. Call Terry to organise viewing of his treasures – perfect for Christmas gifts and beautiful furniture, that you just might want to keep for yourself!

Giraffe set $36.00

Pictures $10.00 each

Owl set $8.00

Wooden Turtle Bowls $10.00, $20.00, $30.00 each

Frogs $36.00 set

INDONESIAN FURNITURE IMPORTS Buddha $50

Bookcase $180

Opening Hours Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm Sat, 9am – 2pm

Elephants $10

Incense Packs $12.50

Please call Terry 0448 061 449 to come & visit his Aladdin’s Cave at 510 Newlands Road, Wamuran, and also at The Caboolture Markets

Newlands Rd

Quality, unique furniture Ideal Christmas gifts All handmade/handcarved Amazing prices, bargains galore

Chair $240 Twin View Rd

Elimbah

Tenant to owner: How to get there faster Making the transition from long time renter to proud new homeowner may seem difficult, even out of reach. But do not fear, with a few shifts in your strategy you could be holding the keys to your very own property in no time.

options as well as borrowing requirements, so it is best to talk it over rather than spinning around in circles visiting several different lenders and browsing various website.

This will also help you to establish goals, such as identifying saving Talk to a mortgage adviser targets and working out dates as You would be surprised at the number milestones. of home loan options on the market Research funding opportunities these days. Depending on where you live, As there are several lenders to chances are there are concessions choose from - as well as hundreds of available for your first home buyer products, surely there is something to loan. meet your personal circumstances. The federal and state governments Advisers are well-versed in these have various incentive grants to help www.gcnews.com.au

Australians make their way onto the property ladder. If you need financial help with securing a loan, you may be able to access the equity of a willing family member or friend to help you get there. Another option may be to use rental payments as proof of genuine savings. While only certain lenders offer this solution and is subject to borrowing criteria, it may be something you would benefit from. You may also wish to establish a disciplined budget to help you save for a deposit - the more you

have to offer at the beginning of the transaction, the more likely you will pay off the loan faster later down the track.

Teresa Harrison Phone 5422 9458 or 0410 648 098

smartline.com.au/tharrison tharrison@smartline.com.au

Australian Credit Licence Number 385325

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Noticeboard Coochin Creek Bushland Group

Work meetings will take place on Friday, November 16 from 8.30am - 11.00am, stopping for a morning tea break after two hours, led by Rhonda Martin from council. Equipment supplied by council. Meeting place will be the Woodgrove Esplanade shelter off the western end of Pepper Tree Way. Follow Woodgrove Boulevard off Roberts Road and take the first right after the roundabout. For late comers, the work place will be the rocky cascades area off the SW corner of Caralan Park near the Energex powerlines. All welcome. Contacts: Rhonda 0439 702 160 or Roger 0423 979 152.

Facial pain

Maybe the TNA Group can help you. The Sunshine Coast Trigeminal Neuralgia Support group meets at the Kawana Library, (entrance at rear), Nanyima Street, Buddina on Saturday, November 17 from 1.00pm. Keep up to gate with medical information. Please join us for coffee, relax and meet new and old friends. Contact Jean on 5491 1978.

Annual Xmas Multidraw

Glasshouse Districts Cricket Club will hold its Annual xmas multi draw, on November 29 from 6.00pm - 8.00pm, at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club, 5493 0055. There will be meal specials available this night. Xmas theme with prizes, there will be continuous draws including plum puddings, lollies, stockings, sacks and decorations. There will also be extra meat trays, wine and much more. All prizes are new and are all good. New donations always welcome, support your local cricket club sports club and come along on the night and enjoy yourself.

Conditions

Movie night

The Maleny Lions will have a movie night on November 31 - the new James Bond Movie ‘Skyfall’. It will be shown at the Caloundra cinema on Bulcock Street, Caloundra. Cost is $20.00 per person and includes a glass of bubbly and nibbles before the movie. A bus will be available from the RSL Club Maleny or the Landsborough IGA ($5.00 per person) with limited seats available. Ticket purchase and bus tickets are essential before the day. Time: 5.30pm for a 6.30pm movie. Tickets can be purchased at the Maleny information kiosk, Network Video Maleny or the Landsborough IGA. Contact Diane on 5499 9704, Helen on 5499 9000 or Felicity on 0437 966 589 for further information.

Winter Angels

Winter Angels are seeking caring, compassionate volunteers with some spare time on their hands. They are looking for people who, in the comfort of their homes, can knit or crochet beanies and / or scarves for homeless people and others in need in Queensland for winter 2013. Please phone June Luton on 5494 8701.

Church activities

The Elimbah Uniting Church has ‘Craft, Cuppa and Chat’ on November 9 and 23 from 9.00am at the Church Hall. There will be a ‘bring and share’ tea and board games (scrabble, chess etc) or card (UNO and Snap on November 9 at 5.00pm. A fun family night will be held on November 11 from 5.00pm with a ‘bring and share’ fellowship tea, guest speaker. All welcome – no charge. Church is on Coronation Drive, Elimbah, to find out more contact Ruth 5496 7649.

Pastor Rodney Jobe Church on the Rise

The Search for Love

I’ve been listening with interest to the latest debate about the need for and the value of homework. Naturally, the responses have been varied and opinions somewhat divided. Imagine if the teacher set an assignment on ‘The Search for Love’ as homework and your child came to you for help? Where would you start? Like the homework debate, the answers will be varied and not all that clear-cut. How do we define ‘love’? One dictionary definition states: ‘fond or tender feeling; warm liking; attachment; strong, passionate affection’. Obviously there are varying degrees of love. So where do I begin my search for love? Do I look for it in family, home, friends, possessions, pets, education and intellectual pursuits, sport, hobbies, travel, etc, etc? In my quest to find love will I end up with more questions than I have answers for? All of these things will meet my needs to some extent; but are they totally satisfying? Will I have lived a lifetime and still never found total fulfilment in the love that I’ve experienced?

I would venture to say that love is the most fundamental need in our life; the need to be loved and accepted for who we are. Subconsciously, we all search for our deepest yearnings to be met. Therefore, the search for love is more about finding the truth about love. The Bible tells us that God is love. He is the very source of love; a love so much deeper than any other we’ve experienced before. How can we find Him? God tells us in His word that we will find Him when we seek Him with all our heart. John 3:16 tells us that we can find and experience that love through faith in Jesus. In Him we will find the answer to our assignment.

Glasshouse Country Uniting Church A Caring Christian Community

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

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

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Contributed by Coral Beutel The 90th State Conference of the Country Women’s Association was held recently in Toowoomba with Her Excellency Penny Wensley attending. The Peachester Branch came second in the State Cookery Pro-Rata. Gordon Howitt received third for his photograph ‘Party Girl’. Coral Beutel won first prize for her foliage arrangement and second for the dining table. Our Xmas markets are on Saturday, November 24 from 12.00noon to 5.00pm. Come along and purchase stocking fillers and Christmas gifts. Peachester State School P and C will be running the canteen. If you would like a stall ring Joan on 5494 9521.

Glass House Country RSL Sub Branch Inc.

Raffle results Lucky Door Ethel - Free Meal 20A Meat voucher Glasshouse Country Meats - Elaine 13E green stars Fruit and veggie voucher Kandara Strawberries Ray 92 E green stars

Social gathering for singles

Are you single, between 50-65 years old and wanting to meet new people? Join us for regular social outings. No commitments, just an opportunity to meet new people and have fun. Call evenings only 0437 792 345.

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

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

GLASSHOUSE COMMUNITY CHURCH Pastor Brendan Edwards

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

A Wesleyan Methodist Church

Kids Church during service Phone: 0417 757 397 GLASSHOUSE COUNTRY

LUTHERAN CHURCH Reed Street, Glass House Mtns

Sunday Worship and Sunday School 9.00am

Contact 5439 9341 or 5496 9671

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

CATHOLIC WEEKEND MASSES

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A to Z of Trades and Services A Appliance Repairs

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AIR CONDITIONING

SUPPLY AND INSTALL INSTALLATION ONLY FREE QUOTES SPLITS & DUCTED SERVICE / CLEAN

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DRAGON

Servicing the local area for over 20 years

0439 247 266 BSA # 1132000 / L004114

LOCAL OPERATOR OVER 25 YEARS CONTRACTING Great prices on split & ducted Air conditioning systems

Air Lic No: L050397

workshop: (07) 5494 6799 mob/ah: 0409 266 807 25 Moroney Place Beerwah

A Automotive rrum Service & Muffle u b r rs Bee Ph: 5496 0300

Mobile: 0429 960 300

• A Grade Mechanic Lic. No. 6342

• Mechanical Repairs

AU01246 / L002423

BSA # 615 068

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

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

Honest, Reliable Mechanical Repairs & Servicing

21 Peachester Road, BEERWAH Fax: 5494 0416 Email: beertron@internode.on.net

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

7 Days Government Endorsed Antenna Installer

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

LEAKING SHOWERS

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

5494 0944

5492 9321

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

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Rapid Brick & Block Laying

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

Rendering, Paving & Concreting

0422 580 178

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BSA 1182661

AUTO CARE

Service Workshop

BRICKLAYING - BOB KENNEDY

5494 6658 - 0418 151 231 ALL BRICK AND BLOCKWORK RETAINING WALLS - FIREPLACES - BIG/SMALL JOBS

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

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

trucks cars earthmoving trailers

5494 0747

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

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0434 090 197

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YOUR SERVICE & MUFFLER SOLUTION

Tellum Refrigeration & Airconditioning

Ph: 0410 448 250 - Landsborough

Diesel Mechanic

ALL HOUSEHOLD ELECTRICAL * WASHING MACHINES *DRYERS *POWER TOOLS * MICROWAVE OVENS

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ABN 40450476515

MOBILE SERVICE

MICHAEL KOSSEN

ELECTRICIAN / APPLIANCE REPAIRS

QBSA 1127008

LANDSBOROUGH AUTO ELECTRICS

Builders/ Carpenters

CHRIS HALL BUILDERS

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Gold Card No.: 24113

ALL AREAS 0407 146 626

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

CALL YOUR LOCAL BUILDER QBSA 1155593

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

Neil Chambers

Director

ALL DOMESTIC - COMMERCIAL - INDUSTRIAL

* Installation * Air Conditioning * Split Systems

Ph 5439 0108

Driveways - Paths - Patios - Slabs Quality Work at Competitive Rates

0412 234 240

Karsel CONCRETING

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KITCHENS

Pty Ltd

› Domestic › Commercial › Industrial

PO Box 32, Landsborough, Qld 4550

Over 35 years professional experience

• Kitchens • Vanities • Laundries •TV Units • Robes • Appliances • Organised sub trades T0588

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0417 797 430 ACN 075 810 463 BSA 77142

Your Electrical and Lighting Retailer Ceiling Fans Lighting Air Conditioners

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ROBERT TREVISAN

PHONE: 0407 754 208

Hale Carpet Cleaning

Electrical

Family Owned and Operated

5499 9926

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

Quick Concrete

DE VERE CLEANING

No Job Too Small

Carpet cleaning – Lounge – Upholstery www.deverecleaning.com.au

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Darrell & Jocelyn Byrnes

Est locally since 1983

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

Based in Elimbah

Computers

PH: 5497 4097 Mob: 0419 797 448

Lighting New Homes Pumps

Prompt, friendly service

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

CONCRETOR GREG GATTI All Concrete Work

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

Call Greg Small ph 5494 9199 mob 0404 903 801

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Give us a go! No Job is Too Small

“All Aspects of Concreting”

Monday - Friday 7.30am - 5.30pm

Phone 0412 666 557

41 Caloundra Rd, Caloundra

For all your electrical needs

T0022

SPECIAL RATES FOR LOCALS

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

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

Call Jamie 0417 720 505 a/h 5494 6282

Phone Les McDermott

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

OFFICE AND SHOWROOM 1/28 BIONDI CRESCENT, BEERWAH

Call Brad & Kaylene Hale, your local carpet cleaning professionals

Wynne’s

Domestic · Commercial · Industrial · Rural

Free Advice - Quote Service

CUT & EDGE SERVICE AVAILABLE

5494 6500

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

ALL CONCRETING

2/28 Biondi Crescent Fax 5439 0109 Beerwah Qld 4519 Email: knmkitchens@iinet.net.au

Joinery & Shopfitters

(AH) 5494 6302

NFL Electrical Nathan 0417 040 291

Lic 69821

Ken Muller 0467 490 907 Matthew Muller 0409 936 083

PLAIN • STENCIL • EXPOSED AGG. STAMPED • COVERCRETE

Lic. No. 70875

Ph 5492 9502 Mob: 0409 549 295

Phillip Short Concrete

ABN 83 143 913 259 BSA Lic No. 49425

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

0402 860 574

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

New Installations & Renovations

Jim: Beerwah

Shop 2a/2 Mooloolah Connection Road Mooloolah Valley

TO491

BSA Lic 1129044

Dean Parry Carpenter

QBSA 24630

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Coastwide Computers Mooloolah

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

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Electricians

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Bathrooms Timber Decks Pergolas

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NEED A QUALITY BUILDER? THINKING OF RENOVATING?

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JUST TIMBER FLOORS

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

Quality Workmanship

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

Phone Shane Robins 0418 900 705 a/h 5494 6425

Watson’s Gardening & Landscaping • All aspects of landscaping, garden makeovers & ongoing maintenance

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

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GRAHAM RENWICK

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

BEERWAH LANDSCAPING

Servicing the Hinterland all areas

4 Railway Street, Landsborough

Floor Sanding

GARDEN FEATURES

a/h: 5494 0830

Glass & Security

Phone 0439 415 039 Not in excess of $27,500

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5493 0493

Landscaping

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Same day response Free Quotes Fully insured

BSA Lic: L 1117342

www.jimsmowing.net

• Doors & Grilles • Fly Screens • Fire Escapes •Retractables

Mays Mowing Service

Large or small. Experienced Local Operator

Phone Michael 0447 341 241

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2 William St Kilcoy

ALL MAINTENANCE

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

FIRST

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

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Glasshouse Mountains Advancement Network Native plants for House Plants

Are you one of those people who spend a fortune on the weekends buying plants to enhance your home décor? Very few of us ever think of using our wonderful native plants for this purpose. Many of our rainforest plants are suitable for large planters indoors due to the low light levels where they grow naturally. Try Black Bean Castenaspermum australe as a great tub or large pot specimen. Red fruited palm lily or Cordyline rubra also makes a good indoor plant. It is even lovelier if you are lucky enough to have it flower and fruit. Regardless of flowering, both plants have lovely glossy leaves which will enhance any home. Like all indoor plants they respond well to a drink of water outdoors if it ever rains! Not sure when at present! We are all familiar with the common Maiden hair fern which is one of our local natives. Equally attractive is the Hairsfoot fern which may often be found in plant nurseries. Both are great for hanging baskets. Another popular exotic species for hanging baskets is Hoya. You may not be aware that we have our very own Hoya australis growing locally. When in flower this is an extremely beautiful plant and well worth growing as a basket specimen or as a ground cover. It is also a butterfly host plant and a favourite of our stingless native bees. Our GMAN nursery carries stocks of Hoya, Black Bean and Cordyline.

Do you have an hour or two a month to spare? Would you like to learn more about the flora and fauna in your area, and meet new friends? For more information on GMAN activities and nursery sales please call Cliff (5438 7118) or Gwen (5493 0029).

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PH 5494 5980 Mon – Sat: 9 to 4

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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

Temporary Veggie Patch!

Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither would it seem will my dream vegetable patch, despite having an ever handy hubby and three very helpful kids. It looks as if both time and money will be required to see my plans come to fruition and that may take a little longer than a month … and closer to six months if all goes well. As it is, a month without being able to dig in the soil, plant seeds and seedlings, and generally potter around in a vegetable patch has been excruciatingly difficult for me. So I have now decided to do a temporary veggie patch, much like those I did when renting. This means focusing on planting things that are quick to grow and produce, with limited structural input and a short term focus on soil conditioning. There are a great number of summer vegetables that can be planted now, however some take a little longer than others or take up a lot of space. I am lucky now to have the space, but I do remember this being a hassle sometimes when renting. The table gives a quick 6+ 10 or Small Medium Large weeks more plant plant plant/vine reference guide to what weeks can be planted, how long Beans ü ü it takes to reach maturity Chinese cabbage ü ü and an indication of the Cucumber ü ü plant size. Leafy lettuce ü ü Note that whilst a plant Zucchini ü ü may reach maturity quickly with the first bit Button squash ü ü Varieties are big and small of produce ready at this Tomato ü point, many plants (e.g. Corn ü ü zucchini) will continue Rockmelon ü ü to produce and can be Watermelon ü ü harvested for a number of Pumpkin ü ü weeks after this time. Another option for those that are really keen to get some produce quicker is to go with seedlings instead of seeds. This will ensure that you get to reap what you sew if you are planning to leave in a short time. Garden layout for temporary gardens really only needs to consider getting the minimum required sunlight. I remember utilising existing garden beds around the backyard of rentals as well as plenty of pots and styrofoam boxes. Now I am just digging straight into the middle of a paddock and extending on from what the previous gardener started. Obviously when it comes to temporary gardens, long term soil conditioning such as building up beneficial organism populations and organic carbon levels are not high priority due to the timeframe this requires. Hence soil preparation simply means cultivating the ground and supplying nutrients through fertiliser applications. Organic forms such as dynamic lifter and blood and bone are ideal for this as are regular liquid feeds of fish and/or seaweed emulsion. You will also find that these will improve your soil if you do happen to stay on a while longer. On this note, I will be starting on more long term projects over the coming month in preparation for my dream garden ... rotational compost heaps, a large worm farm and sourcing a good supply of manure. I’ll catch you up on all this next time. I hope everyone gets to find a spot to grow something delectable and fresh this month. Until next time in Get Up and Grow!

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


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

Local success at Noosa Triathlon Local Matt Hutchinson, 19, is a member of the Ngungun Tri club. He’s been training for the Noosa Triathlon, an event he participated in to raise funds for Heartkids. Clearly all that training paid off with him finishing first in his age group and 42nd overall. Matt, with the assistance of the Ngungun Triathlon Club, raised almost $3,000 through a raffle and generous donations from many local businesses. He also recently competed in the World Triathlon Championships in Auckland, but he said he had really looked forward to doing the Triathlon in Noosa. Congratulations Matt on competing and caring for those that will benefit from the funds raised for Heartkids Queensland.

Glasshouse Country Bowls Club

Contributed by Dennis Hume Wednesday, October 31 - Ladies Bowls Day. Two games of Pairs and one game of Triples was Played. In the Pairs John Aitken and Di Hunt def Warren Blackbourne and Chris Freshwater 22 to 11. Noelle Dean and John McSwain def Jenny Hobson and Rob Scullion 21 to 11. In the Triples Di Garland, Dorothy Buckley and Margaret Lehmann def Margaret Beasley, Rhyllis Aitken and Dennis Hume 20 to 15. Thursday, November 1 - Open Pairs Bowls. AM game winners were Anne Howard and Tony Verdonck 2 + 25. Runners up were Lindsay Henderson and Jim Tatum + 9 in the 2nd game. PM game winners were Graham Turton and Brian Saunders 2 + 14. Runners up were Rob Scullion and Brian Fogarty + 4 in the 2nd game. Saturday, November 3 - The second round of the Men’s and Mixed Triples Competition. In the Men’s, Brendan Freshwater, Brian Saunders and Rob Scullion def Col Allen, Jack Timm and John McSwain 24 to 14. Ross Seigle, Max Viterale and Robbie Dean def Tony Eaton, Gary Lehmann and Terry Little 19 to 18. In the Mixed, Jim Tatum, Rob Scullion and Di Garland def Bill Tumbridge, Anne Howard and Kerry Capern 24 to 20. Terry Little, Robbie Dean and Liz Little def Rob Farrell, Ron Wilson and Rae Raffell 28 to 12. Stewart Wilson, Troy German and Joan Wilson def Di Viterale, Max Viterale and Jan Lawson 27 to 13. Graham Turton, Chris Freshwater and Brendan Freshwater def Graham Richardson, Monika Duff and Clive Sinton 23 to 15. The 3rd Round of the Mixed Triples will be played on Saturday, November 17 at 12.30pm. The Final of the Men’s Triples will be played on Saturday, November 10 at 8.30am. All members of Club Glass House are encouraged to come and watch some good competitive bowls.

BEERWAH & DISTRICT TROPHIES Supplying: Trophies - Medallions - Plaques Badges - Engraving etc to the Hinterland

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Mooloolah Valley Bowls Club

Contributed by Judy Walker Tuesday, October 30 - winners Ray Bryant and Yorkie over Rosemay Roderick, Eileen Pierce and Gay Ricketts. Friday, November 2 - winners were Tony Pignata and Peter Setch (again) and 2nd Lloyd and Judy Walker. Saturday, October 3 - the men were lucky again. Winners were Bob Patten, Ray Bryant and Lloyd Walker over Joy Ensbey, Eileen Pierce and Judy Walker.

Bee Gees Soccer Club

Matt Hutchinson running at Noosa Triathlon

Landsborough Tennis Club

Contributed by Jill Kirchheiner Friday Night Tennis – Only one match left before the semi-finals on November 16. Hope all the players are enjoying this season of tennis. For the finals, all players and their families are invited to the finals matches, presentation and breakup on November 23. If you know you are coming please let Dawn know to help with catering purposes. There is a small fee for non-players and players are free. There are still some players who need to pay their season fees which are due now and need to be paid to Dawn by this Friday at Landsborough courts. Following are the scores up to November 2. Hot Shots – Dominique-112, Troy-84, Alex-66, Caleb-27 Div 1 – Emma-117(2.11), Jayden-85(2.11), Jacqueline-76(2.11), Tara-61(2.11) Div 2 – Marios-250, Luigis-217, Bowsers-198 Div 3 – Gaga-199, Adele-151, Rihanna-127, Madonna-124 Div 4 – James-358, Van-327, Amy S-305, Archie-268, Caleb-255, Amy B-248 Peewee – DS-186, Xbox-161, Playstation-139, Nintendo-128 Cont Tennis ‘A’ – Smarties-367, Fantales-360, Jaffas-347, Minties-281 Cont Tennis ‘B’ – Crunchies-357, Picnic-341, Flake-326, Snickers-323 Club News - Ladies social tennis is on Tuesday mornings from 8.00am to approximately 12.00noon. Wednesday night mixed social tennis starts at 7.00pm to approximately 9.00pm and now that the weather is warming up they are looking for some more players for the Wednesday night social tennis. They would welcome any new players, beginners or experienced, for either of the above. If you would like more information about the club or being a member of the club, or you would like to know more about any of the tennis competitions, the Ladies Tuesday tennis, or Wednesday night tennis or you are interested in receiving coaching, these details can be obtained by contacting Dawn on 5494 1085. Court hire during the daytime can be done through the Landsborough IGA and for night hire please contact Dawn.

Horse Riding @ Rossi’s 5494 8515

Lessons for Beginners to Advanced

Contributed by Andrea Poole Congratulations to Teagan Buhmann – highest goal scorer for Reserve Women – 27 goals. Congratulations also to our three teams that made it to the finals, U13 Division 2 Boys, U15 Division 2 Girls and U15 Division 1 Girls. Bee Gees club members had a great night out recently at the Landsborough Hotel to thank Frank Went for his continued support and sponsorship through the years.

Frank Went with his plaque

Teagan Buhmann with her trophy

Members enjoying themselves on the night out at Landsborough Hotel

Share the details of your clubs Blood, Sweat and Cheers Send it through to Glasshouse Country News by 10.30am each Monday morning to editorial@gcnews.com.au NOVEMBER 7 2012 |

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Beerwah Glasshouse United Soccer Club AGM meeting will be held on 19th November at 6.30pm at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club. All welcome.

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Weddings Congratulations to Michael & Kerri Park who celebrated their Marriage on 27/10/12 at Solothurn Chapel All our love Mum & Dad, Chris & Kristie

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

Lost & Found found car keys with distinctive tags, outside Glasshouse RSL. Ph: 5438 7675

Courses & Tuition guitar, flute, piano accordion & Music theory lessons. Professional caring teachers. Ph: 5494 7568 or 0411 959 157 yoga Wed 6.30pm - 8.00pm Peachester Hall. Thurs 9:30am - 11am Landsborough Hall Ph: 0437 914 029 www.shantipathyogaspace.com.au

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Cakes cake decorating Specialising in wedding cakes. Cakes made & decorated. Phone Fay 5491 3198.

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Fax: 5494 6462

Woodlands are currently looking for staff in the following field:Diesel Mechanic – to work on wide range of vehicles, HC licence preferred but not essential Please apply either in person to Woodlands office at 2814 Old Gympie Road, Beerwah, or send in your resume to the address above. Conditions do apply to this position. If you have any avian species at home (ie chickens, ducks, budgies etc) you are not eligible for biosecurity reasons. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Senior Hairdresser required at Mooloolah Hair Studio. Casual position, Wed and Fri's 9am - 5.30pm. Saturday's 8am - 1pm and relief when needed. Must be Experienced with all aspects of hairdressing and enjoy creating formal styles for weddings and Grads. Contact Dee on 54947177

12/60 Simpson Street, Beerwah.

Debbie Gillingham - 0438 947 992

nanny wanted 8hrs per week, includes house duties. Phone 0400 796 455

Casual Chef / Experienced Cook required for Cafe. Breakfast & Lunch, no nights, some weekends Send resume to jobneeded2012@hotmail.com

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ACCOUNTING FOR YOU

Landsborough Market every Saturday 8.00am - 1.00pm. Stalls inside & outside. $10.00 a site. Fresh Fruit & Veg. Dog Treats & Bird Treats. Plants & Seedlings, Jewellery, Bric a Brac , Incense & essential oils. Dragons & Dolls. Our Country Kitchen provides great old style country breakfasts each Saturday come on in & try one. Follow us on Facebook. Bookings essential. New stall holders welcome. Phone 54946315 b.h. Please note: Glasshouse Market is not running this Sunday. As of this month (Nov) the Glasshouse Market will be taking an indefinite break. Thankyou to all the wonderful stallholders & customers who have supported it so far. Please refer to the next edition of GC News for more details.

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Glasshouse Country News Edition - 7 November 2012