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Hi Everyone Hi Everyone You may have noticed in last week’s paper – there were a couple of mentions of the new GCNews website going live from Thursday – well I can report back that all went well. This new website is a brave step forward for us - after almost 25 years of printing our newspaper we have finally ventured into the world of publishing an electronic version of the paper, which will be available each week. Over the years we often have feedback from readers that they pass on their copies of the paper (once they have read them cover to cover) to their children, friends or old neighbours who have moved out of the area but still like to keep up-to-date with what is happening locally.

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On the Cover As we celebrate Australia Day, in this edition of GCNews we pay tribute to that infallible Aussie spirit, which has seen communities across our region, and indeed the entire nation, come together to support one another in the wake of the devastating floods earlier this month. These are just some of many individuals and groups who have got together in recent days to help raise funds and spirits.


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For your chance to win some great prizes head on down to the Ettamogah Pub’s Goose Club from 5.00pm. All proceeds with go directly to the Premier’s Disaster Flood Appeal. There will also be an auction of a cricket bat autographed by Australian cricketers. Call 5494 5444 for further information. Sunshine Coast and Districts Branch of the Association of Independent Retirees monthly meeting will be held at 9.15am for 9.30am at the Lake Kawana Community Centre, Sportsman's Parade, Bokarina. Visitors are welcome to attend.

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Trivia night fundraiser, 6.30pm at Glasshouse Mountains Community Hall. Teams of six to eight. New categories, new questions. Raising funds for local actor Daniel George (see story page 5). BYO. Phone 5494 8218 or email Special concert to help the flood victims, 7.30pm at the Events Centre, Caloundra. Hosted by the Kawana Waters Uniting Church with the support of the Events Centre Caloundra and the Uniting Churches of southern Sunshine Coast. Performers include the Oriana Choir, Dale Pengelly, Tim Paige, Allan Royal, Simon Russell-Baker, Norma Fox and many more. Adults $25.00, children $10.00 (supper included), family $60.00. bookings and enquiries phone 5491 4240 or

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Families of serving members of the Australian Defence Forces (ADF) The Beerwah/ Glasshouse Welfare will be holding a morning tea once a month, 10.00am, for the families of serving members of the ADF in the Glasshouse Country area (Mooloolah, Glenview, Landsborough, Peachester, Beerwah, Glasshouse, Beerburrum and Elimbah). It will be open to all family members to come and meet other families in similar circumstances, where you can share experiences, attain information or help, or just come for the company. It will be held in the Beerwah Veterans Drop in Centre, Beerwah RSL at 1 Free Street, Beerwah. All welcome. For more information or to book ring Bernard 0410 549 475, Jenny 0418 602 299 or Lindsay 5438 7318. Gowen Drive Bushcare Group’s first tree planting for 2011. New and existing volunteers welcome. 8.30am Gowen Drive, Landsborough. Phone Barb 5439 9728.

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Mountains of support for flood victims Tireless volunteer and charity worker Helen Moon feels fortunate than most – she’s survived a number of natural disasters, including Cyclone Tracy, which devastated Darwin in 1974, and she’s now on a mission to help others. So it’s only natural she’s the driving force behind a local linen drive for flood victims.

The linen drive had only been operating for three hours when GCNews arrived at the Hall last Wednesday to take this photo. Bags of generously donated towels, sheets, blankets, and doonas had already been stockpiled, in a massive show of support. Pictured with Helen, far right, is fellow volunteer Evelien Thumm, left, who made the trip up from the Gold Coast to help out, and Rita Cruickshank, treasurer of the Beerwah CWA.

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Meanwhile, down at Beerwah’s Resource Recovery Centre, Trish and her staff have agreed to donate an impressive $7,000 to the Grantham State School P and C Association to cover the cost of student’s text books and fees for this year. On the weekend, they were also matching dollar for dollar the monies raised through the Recycle Markets at both Beerwah and Witta. This money was to be sent to the community of Murphy’s Creek. The Commonwealth Bank at Beerwah is also lending their support, selling raffle tickets for the chance to win one of two signed cricket bats, and a hat signed by Michael Hussey, donated by the Australian Cricket team. The funds raised will go to Murphy Creek State School. Tickets are $2.00 each, or three for $5.00, and will be available for sale until Friday, February 4. Check out page 18 for details on how Westpac Beerwah is also helping out. Know someone else going out of their way to help the flood appeal? Have you volunteered your time to help out in some way? We’d love to hear from you. Simply email us at or phone the office on 5494 6066.

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When it comes to supporting a good cause, it seems our local community are willing to go to just about any length to contribute. Earlier this month, normal blood donation services were affected and did not operate from Monday to Wednesday, however when they resumed at Beerwah Marketplace on the Thursday, opening two hours earlier than normal, collection staff were run off their feet. “During this time (from 11.30am - 6.30pm), we had the most tremendous response from local generously given by Glasshouse residents has the residents coming in and as a result we didn’t stop power to save nearly 300 lives! for all of those 10 hours. By the end, we even “So, from the Australian Red Cross Blood Service had to start turning people away,” said Australian we would like to thank all of the local residents Red Cross Service’s Daniel Rowling. who took the time to come and see us and “On the day we collected nearly 100 bags of donate blood. The gift that each and every person blood and plasma, which is one of the best days gave will mean the world to someone and their we’ve ever had. The collections from that day families,” he said.

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As soon as the flood disaster struck Queensland, one of Eden’s residents, Norma Malcolm, approached lifestyle staff to ask if a collection could be taken up to assist those in need. Containers were set up and placed in Eden’s reception area and in communities. Connie Cameron from the Coochin community then took up the challenge to make sure everyone was aware of the collection and encouraged staff and other residents to give generously. Norma and Connie were both on hand to give a donation of $257.25 directly to Rotary Club representative Trevor Taylor, who was happy to confirm that 100 per cent of the money would

go directly to communities in need. When thanked by staff, Norma said she wouldn’t have been able to sleep knowing something wasn’t being done.

There’s little doubt that the impacts of the state’s worst ever flooding crisis have touched us all in some way.

Viv, Libby and Ingrid Three young Landsborough girls have taken matters into their own hands, and spent the last weeks of their school holidays cooking up a storm and selling their wares to raise funds for the Queensland Flood Relief Appeal. Eight-yearold Vivienne Fitzpatrick, Ingrid Fitzpatrick, 11 years, and Libby Chester, also 11 years, cooked up muffins, biscuits, quiches and fudge, with their tasty efforts managing to raise more than $300.00 in the Landsborough area. The girls did all the cooking themselves, and sold their baked goodies in the Landsborough Pharmacy and around the main shopping area.

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As we gather to celebrate Australia Day, for some, today is cause for a double celebration, as they also mark the day by becoming Australian citizens. Sunshine Coast Council will this week host an event at Kings Beach, Caloundra, where 165 residents from across the coast, including three from our own area, will become Australian citizens. Beerwah’s Betty Barry came out to Australia from Holland in 1957 when she was only six years old. Now, more than 50 years later, she feels the time is finally right to complete her journey, by officially recognising her adopted ‘Australian’ status. “While I am proud of my heritage, I am equally proud to call myself an Australian, and am really looking forward to officially becoming an Australian citizen at today’s ceremony,” Betty said. Having married an Australian and raised her family in our country, Betty said the time finally felt right to take the final step of becoming a citizen. “I love living here on the Sunshine Coast, and now that my parents have passed away, I don’t have the same ties to my homeland anymore, so I am really excited and glad to be taking on the responsibility of calling myself a citizen.” Betty said one of the things she was most looking forward to was being able to vote. “Anyone who knows me will tell you how opinionated I am, so I am really looking forward to having the right to vote come election time,” Betty said. Betty said she will be celebrating the day with a traditional Aussie barbeque at the beach, surrounded by friends and family. Down the road at Glenview, for Louise and Adrian Brocklehurst, formerly from Yorkshire, in the United Kingdom, the timing couldn’t have proven better. Having just welcomed their second child into the world earlier this month, and their residential visa expiring, the pair felt it was time for the whole family to officially become Australians. “There was never any doubt we would become citizens at some point – I fell in love with the country more than 15 years ago when I came out on a working holiday,” Adrian, who runs his own excavating business, said. “When Louise and I moved here in 2006, nearly five years to the day, we knew it would become our home, and with both our children being born here, we feel like we’re the odd ones out,” he said. And just like Betty and her family, Louise and Adrian are looking forward to celebrating their special day with a barbeque and a few drinks with friends and neighbours.

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Beerwah local Jasmine Matheson feels she knows exactly how the thousands of flood victims throughout our nation are feeling at the moment. Last week she went through a similarly devastating experience, when a house fire engulfed her home, and she lost all her possessions. “I can’t believe it has happened,” said Jasmine, who has lived in the local community for the past two years. “I’m still in shock; I just can’t believe I’ve lost everything I own.” Fortunately, Jasmine wasn’t home at the time the fire started, which according to the police report, was caused by an electrical fault in her bedroom. After being contacted by a friend who let her know that her house was alight, Jasmine rushed home to find firefighters extinguishing the last of the flames, which destroyed everything in her rented housing commission home in Blackbutt Street. “I know how the people who’ve lost everything in the floods must feel; my heart goes out to them. “I just simply can’t replace everything that I’ve lost – photographs of my children when they were younger, a collection of wind charms that my son has given me over the years. That hurts the most, but I just have to gather the strength to

Fire damaged home in Blackbutt Street move on.” Jasmine said she feels a little more fortunate than many of the flood victims, as she has another home to go to. Temporarily living with her son in Caboolture, Jasmine has been advised she will be able to move into new accommodation in Beerwah in coming weeks. “I am grateful that I will be able to move into a housing commission unit in the next couple of weeks, however I’m on a disability support pension, and with all the charity agencies already stretched because of the floods, I am struggling to be able to replace the basics, like a fridge and washing machine. “I know there are a lot of good hearted people in Beerwah, and if anyone can help me out, I would be so grateful,” Jasmine said. If you can lend her a hand, give Jasmine a call on 0435 902 284.

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Start strong with new mum’s course Caloundra City Family Support Program will again be offering Starting Strong to Mums and their babies from next month. We are now calling for participants for the next group which will run on Wednesdays starting February 23 to April 13 at the Maleny Neighbourhood Centre. Starting Strong is a free program for expectant mothers and mums with babies under 12 months which has been developed to support and nurture the transition from pregnancy to motherhood. The program promotes secure attachment between mother and baby by providing new mothers with information, practical experience and opportunities to celebrate the experience of motherhood. Over the duration of the program running over eight weeks for two hours one day a week, you will gain a deeper understanding and the skills to promote a secure attachment with your child, explore the many facets of motherhood in a nurturing environment, share experiences and develop support networks and friendships. This program has proven to be very popular so please book early. Phone Wendy on 5429 6766 or 0423 716 705 at Caloundra City Family Support Program.



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Local actor’s career ‘shifts’ up a gear

The acting career of our local rising star, actor Daniel George, has stepped up a notch following confirmation that his first series, Shifters has been picked up by an Australian network. Daniel, from Glass House, said although he can’t name the station, he could confirm that filming will start on 26 episodes of Shifters later this year. In other big news for the talented young actor, he has also scored his first paid acting gig, a feature length documentary called ‘The Digger’, which

will screen on Foxtel’s History Channel. With filming set to get underway next month, Daniel said it would be good to play the role of a ‘real’ person instead of a character. “It’s going to be different to try and get into the head of a soldier, it will be an interesting challenge,” he said. And it doesn’t stop there, with Daniel also hoping to raise enough funds this year to start filming his web series, Levasque.

As part of his fundraising efforts, Daniel is hosting another trivia night this Saturday, January 29 at the Glasshouse Mountains Community Hall. Monies raised will go towards funding the production of his web series, while monies raised from the raffle on the night will go towards another of Daniel’s passions, the RSPCA shelter at Fairfield, another victim of the floods which earlier this month reaped havoc in the state’s south east. The trivia night kicks off from 6.30pm, with teams of up to eight people. There’s heaps of great prizes up for grabs, and tickets are only $10.00 per person. To book, email team members names to or phone 5494 8218.

National champ prepares for world barrel battle It might not be the big business that it is in the States, but if Landsborough’s Michelle Moloney has her way, national barrel horse racing will hopefully become the next big thing in the rodeo events across the country. Thirty-one-year old Michelle heads off to Georgia in the United States later this year to represent Australia in the National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) world finals, and after only two years competing, she remains quietly confident. With a love of horses and having grown up surrounded by them, Michelle’s progress and achievements in the sport of barrel racing, a timed rodeo event, over the past two years, has been nothing short of spectacular. It was only in December that she learned that she had achieved a life long dream, of being able to represent her country in the sport, after taking out three major national titles during 2010, and she’s still pinching herself. Michelle expects to spend three weeks in Perry, Georgia, in October, in the lead up to and during the competition. During this time, she will need to select and familiarise herself with a horse to compete with, as it’s not viable to take her own trusty steads, Rocky and Jay Jay, with her. But before she embarks on her journey, she must first raise around $10,000 to cover the cost of her trip.

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Losing weight is all about energy in versus energy used up. But for those keen to lose weight in Anita Cassidy’s Glasshouse Weight Loss Challenge, it’s more about putting knowledge into action. Anita says she has seen many people desperate to shed the kilos, but her Weight Loss Challenge is one with a twist, as participants don’t do any exercise. “We teach people how to make better food choices and how to keep the weight off by maintaining healthy eating for life,” says Anita. In the sixth Glasshouse Challenge, Beerwah resident Irene Joyce lost 12kg to take out the first place cash prize, narrowly beating strong competition from Mooloolah’s Brian Dunstan and Michelle Moore from Beerwah, who lost 22.6kg combined. When asked how she had won the challenge, Irene said you have to be motivated and ready to lose weight to initially commit to the 10 weeks, but being answerable to the scales and talking to other people motivates you. “It’s all about using the information that you receive to eat sensibly and I found that writing down what I ate each week kept me honest,” she said. The course teaches a different nutritional topic each week and while the group learns about exercise as well, the meetings are primarily about making healthy food and living choices. “Many people don’t realise that 80 per cent of achieving permanent weight loss is about nutrition while 20 per cent is exercise,” Anita said. The 10 week course costs $39.00, which funds the prize kitty shared between the four people that have lost the most weight and centimetres at the end. “We have put a structure in place so people treat it seriously and to make sure everyone gets behind each other for support. Although it can get quite competitive, most of all it’s sociable and a lot of fun.” Anita starts her next Challenge on Wednesday, February 2. For further details or to register, contact her on 5496 0582 or go to www.wlcbrisbane.



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Community Group Updates Beerwah CWA

Contributed by Del Davis

With the horrible flood news throughout Queensland, the Beerwah Branch will hold a monster Cent Sale on February 24, with the proceeds going to the Flood Crisis Fund. All money raised or donated will be distributed 100 per cent in the form of store credit which the recipient can use for essential items such as food, clothing or fuel. Members of the public can contribute to this fund, and receive a tax deductable receipt. Donations can be sent direct to QCWA Public Rural Crisis Fund @ 89-95 Gregory Terrace, Brisbane, 4000. Members are meeting early this year, on January 27, with morning tea at 9.30am and meeting to follow. Members will tell us about their first job, this will be an interesting topic. Branches in Queensland last year raised $18,644.00 for prostate cancer. Another $5,541.00 was given to the Royal Flying Doctor Service. This year’s appeal is for ‘Young Care’, a pressing need for those young persons who need care, but not as residents in an aged care facility. Recently QCQA Branches strongly objected to Home Mail Deliveries being stopped and replaced by central mail centres. This would affect a lot of people in this area. A lot of people are unaware of how Hoy is played. It is a lot easier than the usual Bingo. Thirteen cards are given from a pack to each player, then set aside when that card is called. The first player who runs out of cards calls Hoy. Participants each bring along three prizes and these are played for, until all prizes are won, these being $2.00 - $3.00 value. A guarantee is given that everyone takes home at least one prize. Do come along, the first Tuesday of each month at 9.00am. This is a fellowship morning for the stay at home people. The Beerwah branch was formed in 1947 and the present building was erected in 1948. With kitchen modifications, seating and tables for 50 people, and situated in the centre of town, it is thanks to the pioneers of this branch for their foresight. Affordable rental is always kept to the minimum, and the branch could not function without the generosity of Beerwah Flowers and Gifts who do all bookings, phone 5494 6755. Come and join this enthusiastic group.

Glasshouse Country Senior Citizens Club Contributed by Ian McCarron

Tuesday, February 8, monthly meeting. First meeting for the new year. Morning tea 8.45am – 9.00am. Lucky door fruit bowl and raffle fruit bowl to be won. Numerous items to be bought on stall. Tuesday, February 22, games day. Morning tea 8.45am – 9.00am. Lucky door and raffle prizes to be won. Carpet bowls and cards games. Birthdays for January 2011: Neville Woolley, Pamela Matthews and Ernest Reeves, congratulations to all. Wedding anniversaries for January 2011: Jim and Gladys McCarron, Ernest and Dorothy Reeves, congratulations to all. Birthdays for February 2011: Hazel Graham, Gladys McCarron, Joyce Raffin, Dorothy Reeves and George Smith, congratulations to all. Wedding anniversaries for February 2011: George and Heather Smith, congratulations to you both. 10



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Glasshouse Country View Club Contributed by Pauline Clarke, Publicity Officer

The club started the New Year with its annual general meeting with coordinator Ann McKenna, from Caboolture, presiding over proceedings. The president thanked the outgoing committee for all their hard work over the past year and welcomed the incoming committee to what she anticipated would be an interesting year ahead. The next club meeting will be held on February 16 at the Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club at 11.00am for an 11.30am start. This meeting will include lunch and a special guest speaker, Lisa Anderson, whose topic will be ‘Sailing in my Sarong’. Sounds fascinating.

Everyone of us at GOT were appalled by the devastation caused by the flood and our hearts go out to all affected by it. May your hearts be strong enough to cope. Floods, communication technology jargon, APPs (a new addition to the English lexicon in 2010), the 12th photo in the ‘whereami’ game and cricket were some of the topics discussed this week in the forum ‘Talk About Topics’. GOT is presently putting the Computer Help Guides on to video and

Anyone who would like to join the View Club would be most welcome. Please contact Joy on 5494 8444 or Pauline on 5438 7076 who will be pleased to supply any further information about the club. The View Clubs raise funds for, and support, the Smith Family Charity. The Smith Family helps unlock opportunities for disadvantaged Australian children.

will offer this alternative to the printed version when complete. If you cannot solve your computer problem/s via these guides, then use the menu ‘Talk to Us’ where further help will be forthcoming. If you would like to share some of your life’s experiences with other GOT members, you can do so by clicking on ‘Talk About Me’. Log on to For more information, contact Rehanah at 5493 5047 or Hazel at 5493 7679.

Caloundra Family History Research Inc. Contributed by Roz Kuss, Publicity Officer

The Caloundra Family History group opened their rooms for 2011 on January 13. The general meeting on Thursday January 20 was the first of many for the year, where interesting events and guest speakers are always included. The Guide Hut rooms are available for research every Saturday from 9.30am - 12.30pm, as well as every Thursday from 9.30am - 4.00pm (except 1.30pm - 4.00pm on the third Thursday of the month). Further information on meetings, specialist groups and research details can be obtained from Jocelyn on 5494 9807. The Secretary has been busy compiling a power point presentation for a Research Beginners Course

at the Guide Hut on four consecutive Saturdays from 1.00pm - 3.30pm during February and March. The course will teach those new to family research how to ‘find their family’. It will also serve as a refresher course for current members and those who have dabbled in their family history some time ago. It will bring everyone up to date with the latest sources, and lead to numerous new and exciting websites that the internet constantly provides for researchers. Cost $20.00, covers all photocopied handouts for the course. Afternoon tea provided. Contact June Blackburn on 5493 2679 or email

Rotary News The Rotary Club of the Glasshouse Mountains is still waiting for people to come forward to claim the Melbourne Cup Trifecta winning tickets. Check your tickets! If you have the following numbers (in no specific order) - 8, 24, 3 – you are a winner. Call Rotary on 0431 829 119 or Google ‘Glasshouse Rotary’ and follow the links. 2011 Rotary Calendars are still available at different outlets. If you haven’t yet purchased one, this might be the trigger. You can also contact Ilia at

Beerwah Photographics on 5494 0888. The competition for the next Rotary Calendar has been announced. The theme is ‘Fauna with the Glasshouse Mountains.’ Official entry forms will be available soon. The Rotary Club of the Glasshouse Mountains always welcomes visitors to our meetings on Monday evenings at the Beerwah Hotel. If you would like to know more about our club please contact us, 0431 829 119.

Flood relief The Peachester community is conducting a donation and distribution project to help flood victims ravaged by floods in Grantham, the Lockyer Valley and any other areas which need assistance with refitting their homes. There has been a large quantity of clothing donated. At this stage we would ask donors not to include clothing in their donations as the storage area at

Peachester Hall is over flowing. Please hold your goods until next weekend, January 29 and 30. Notices will be placed in local news papers at a further time. Anyone wishing to volunteer to pack and store the goods will be most welcome. For further information phone Howard Walker 5494 9564, 0400 727 935 or Katya Skieling 5494 9464, 0417 625 194.


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State member for Caloundra. Phone: 5491 2780

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With the new school year almost upon us, I want to remind residents of the great work done by chaplains locally in our schools. I have had the pleasure of meeting with a number of local chaplains and they are always enthusiastic and excited about the great opportunities they have in guiding and helping our children and youths. Since launching the Government support programme for Chaplains, they have been a great support system for teachers who can now better focus on the education of their students, for parents, and for the young people themselves. They play a valuable role, supporting students and school communities by offering pastoral care and guidance across religious denominations and beliefs. The Coalition has committed to ensuring that the National School Chaplaincy Programme continues operation until 2014. I’m sure any support that can be given to our local chaplains will be greatly appreciated and of great benefit.

Australia Day

It is great to see local residents gearing up to celebrate Australia Day again this year with such enthusiasm. There are a number of events being held around the region and I encourage local residents to get out and join in the celebrations. I am fortunate with my wife Inge to be able to attend a number of events, including two citizenship ceremonies at which I have the immense pleasure of conducting the ceremonies and welcoming officially the new citizens. It is great to be able to play a role in their important and significant day. It has been encouraging in past years to receive letters of thanks from new citizens at these events for making their day memorable and special. I am also conducting my 12th annual Fisher Community Australia day Awards event, which this year will present awards to some 25 individuals and groups who have worked hard over recent years to make their community a better place. This is always a very positive event that is enjoyed by all who attend and I’m looking forward to the ceremony this year. I remind readers if they know of any local residents who do some great work for their community, to consider nominating them for an award for next years. Nominations are open from now on for 2012.

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The Caloundra Coast Guard has been operating for over 30 years. In that time they have saved many lives and property whilst the volunteers have placed themselves at risk on more than one occasion. I recently spoke to one of these heroes who told me that at least twice he thought he was a goner. He vividly recalls facing six metre waves and asking himself why he does it. He told me he knew the answer - he wanted to give back to his community for all the Sunshine Coast had given him. The Caloundra Coast Guard has three boats, the largest of which must be replaced in 2012 at a cost of around $300,000.00. Modern technology keeps lives safe and constant training sharpens the skills of the crew. Yet the lease of the premises occupied by the Coast Guard expired two years ago and despite their best endeavours they have not been able to obtain a new lease. You have to ask about priorities of certain people. There are 5,000 registered boats in the Caloundra area alone and that number swells during the holiday seasons. If the issue of the lease can’t be resolved is the future in doubt?

Hopeless Romantic or just Hopeless?

Valentine’s Day Monday 14th February

This is the day of the year when both guys and gals pamper their partners. Some spend a fortune while others prefer flowers and chocolates; some are hopeless romantics and some are just hopeless! Here is an opportunity to show our readers what you have to offer. Great gift ideas, pampering packs, special places to dine, weekends away and much more. Be part of our informative Valentine’s Day Feature on Wednesday, February 2 in the Glasshouse Country News.

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From Anna Grosskreutz

From Jenny McKay

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Beerwah Sportsground access project

Construction on the Beerwah Sportsground Access project started with the placement of site sheds late last year, unfortunately since then we have been unable to carry out construction works due the heavy rain fall events that the coast recently received. Although the lower land within the sportsground is still a little wet, Council is continuing to move forward on the project and next week will see all vegetation (within the construction footprint) being removed and stripping of the grass and topsoil from the southern end through to the creek. All culverts have been manufactured and are awaiting delivery, and all the necessary permits have now been approved and received. Last week I visited the site and met the workmen. They are the star crew who recently completed the Tooway Bridge project in Caloundra, and have now been redeployed to the Beerwah Sportsground project. All we need now is a spell of dry weather!

Development approval, GlassHouse

Planning approval has been given to the application by Beerburrum estates Pty Ltd for a community title subdivision, Railway Parade, Glasshouse Mountains. Ten small lots with a large community common area have been approved with the lots arranged in a U configuration and internal driveway. The application was Impact Assessable and six submissions were received. These submissions largely focused on perceived loss of character for the township because of more compact development. The ultimate built form with the estate will be single detached house and single storey; no concerns have been raised by referral agencies. The land in question has a history of development interest and in 2006 an application was submitted to council for 11 Units but later withdrawn. The site is mostly clear with some “of concern” vegetation adjoining which is protected and unable to be cleared. Lot sizes range from 375m2 up to 592m2. The development is located within a few minutes walk of the train station and the main shopping centre.

Division 5 Councillor Sunshine Coast Council Mobile: 0409 450 726 Welcome to 2011, unfortunately it hasn’t been the best way to see in the New Year, however I am very proud to be part of a community that is giving so much back to those who have lost so much, whether they are based here on the Sunshine Coast or further afield in Ipswich or Brisbane. I personally know of many people and even families that have just picked up tools and gone to where they are most needed to give others a helping hand. I have personally travelled and visited most of the area’s affected in Division 5 and will continue to support those in need. Unfortunately the devastation is not going to go away over night or even within the next month or so, it will take a long term commitment from the whole of the community to re-establish some of the homes and facilities that have been lost. I am happy to advise of the Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program, established following the recent widespread floods. In the North Coast Region, eligible sport and recreation organisations that have suffered damage from flooding, wind or heavy rainfall within the Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay local government areas are currently eligible to apply for financial assistance. The Program will provide one-off funding to assist incorporated not-forprofit sport and recreation organisations to re-establish their facilities and activities which support local participation. Two categories of assistance are available: (I) Grants of up to $5, 000 for replacement of operational items such as sport and recreation equipment, white goods and canteen items. (ii) Grants of up to $20, 000 to assist with capital works projects to repair sport and recreation infrastructure which was damaged as a result of recent winds or flooding. For further information, tgo to the Department website - http:// SportandRecreationDisasterRecoveryProgram.aspx, or contact an Advisor at the North Coast region office on 5458 7100.


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You Said It Letters to the Editor Letters are printed at the discretion of the editor, Lea Parkes and her policy is to include letters which focus on issues and are not about personally attacking other people. For a letter to be considered for printing it must be accompanied by the name, address and phone number of the sender. Anonymous letters will not be printed. Preference is given to letters under 300 words. Letters may be edited to make them more readable, but the meaning will not be changed. Regular correspondents will be limited to alternate issues to give everyone a chance to have their say. Letters must meet the Friday 12.00noon deadline. Views expressed in the 'You said it' page are those of the writer - and not this publication. Please send your letters to letters@gcnews. or fax to 5494 6399.

To our local community

My name is Deanne Pitt, director of Beerwah Magic Trees Early Learning Centre. Like everyone I have been very distressed by the devastation of the floods and what the people in all of these areas are dealing with, including the loss of loved ones, pets and cherished memories, as well as homes and livelihoods. This tragedy has motivated our childcare centre to hold a Furniture Drive for donations of big household items such as fridges, freezers, TV’s, lounges, dining tables, beds etc for the flood victims, particularly from Goodna to Ipswich. Our centre believes that big household items are just some of the things that these flood affected families are going to need to help get their lives back on track - once the clean up is done. We have all been watching the footage on TV, feeling helpless. Sadly at this time of year some people don’t even have $1.00 spare to donate or the time / transport to physically help out with the clean up. But I am sure that almost everyone could donate at least one piece of furniture or electrical goods that they may not need. What is such a small sacrifice for us can be a huge helping hand for these families left with nothing. If our community was hit with something this devastating, I can only imagine how bad it would affect us and how much help we would need to start to rebuild our lives. Please give to the ones that need it the most! Donations will be stored in Beerwah for a few weeks until the clean up is done and then transported to Ipswich via trucks. Please contact Dee at Beerwah Magic Trees Early Learning Centre on 5494 0777 or 0447 004 383, email: to arrange a time to donate your items. (All donations will be inspected to ensure they are clean, safe and of use before being accepted for donation to our furniture drive). Thank you in advance for showing such amazing community spirit and keep an eye out in the Glasshouse Country News for further info. Dee Pitt and team Beerwah Magic Trees Early Learning Centre

Another collection / donation opportunity

A number of my friends have been affected by the floods in Brisbane and have lost everything (finding their insurance will not cover them). We have been down helping in Brisbane and it is just devastating and heartbreaking to say the least. I am collecting donations (all household items for the family and any pet related items) for my 14



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friends (we know about four families affected), and I am happy to collect and take to them when the time is right for them (i.e. when their house is getting back on track). Whatever they don't want or need I am donating the other items to relavant charity organisations who are assisting flood victims with donations. I am seeking donations of household items anything from furniture (in reasonable order) to kitchen items; children's toys; food and items for pets. I am also happy to assist with coordinating of getting any cooked or baked goodies to affected people, workers e.g. firemen etc, volunteers (I have read about a number of church groups etc doing this also - they probably have the distribution channels set up well now). I am also seeking interest from people who are able to assist taking items down to Brisbane down the track, who have utes etc (and their manpower), as well as people who are able to lend a hand down the track with painting etc. I am happy to coordinate any donations from our area, give me a call on my mobile 0438 196 858 or email Hillary Smith Palmview

Wivenhoe no flood saviour

I experienced the 1974 floods in Brisbane and was later assured that the construction of the Wivenhoe Dam would see an end to major flooding in Ipswich and the Brisbane suburbs into the future. To allow the Wivenhoe to reach a level that required the release of millions of megalitres into the Brisbane River, on top of the massive rainfall, must surely be seen as totally irresponsible by the bureaucrats that now run our water infrastructure. Knowing that the dam was at 100 per cent earlier in the 2010 year, as well as Somerset Dam, and that the Bureau of Meteorology was forecasting a wetter than normal summer rain season, the Wivenhoe should have been releasing water, at a controlled flow, well before the recent heavy rain event. By reducing the Wivenhoe to a level around 2550 per cent would have allowed for catchment run off as well as overflow from Somerset. With the Wivenhoe at almost 200 per cent there was no room for manoeuvring and the release of water was essential to maintain the integrity of the dam wall. So Ipswich and Brisbane flooding can be laid squarely at the lack of foresight by those highly paid individuals in charge. Could it be that greed, associated with the current high price of water, was a major factor in ‘harvesting’ all that water? I wonder if they are prepared to accept

Donations in all shapes and sizes

A couple of Landsborough residents and a pensioner from Caloundra decided we wanted to help clear up some of the flood debris in the deep south east (pun intended) last weekend.

responsibility for the billions of dollars damage done to public and private infrastructure. I believe a Royal Commission will target that aspect of the reason for these massive floods which we were told "would never happen again" James Aitken Mooloolah Valley

Nothing stops Ernie the postie

My wife and I would like this opportunity to thank Ernie, our Beerburrum postie, for his exceptionally good service during the ‘big wet’, even to the extent of delivering the mail by car rather than by motorbike so as not to cut up our footpaths. Ernie has always provided excellent service to all his customers and greets everybody with a smile and remebers us by our first names. I doubt anybody could provide a better service. Mike and Lesley O'Dea Beerburrum

Government cutbacks placing our health at risk

A recent visit to Beerwah Pathology was quite disturbing, patients walking out unable to pay for services that are no longer covered by Medicare. It appears that the government are playing with OUR Medicare. Take an interest in what this Labor Government is doing to us and Australia in general. We are all getting older, fact of life, however, in so doing, things start to break down, such as our bodies, health etc. Medicare covers a great deal of things for us, or should I say, USED TO. Not a fact anymore and of course, this will just be the start. People are foregoing tests for cervical cancer, prostate cancer, diabetes, cholesterol and lipids. Wake up, these are the things that kill you. Should you agree with our Government, then you will be assisting them greatly, it is a well known fact that we, the oldies, are living longer, hence longer Pension monies required and hospitalisation, so more hospitals and beds required, plus doctors and nurses, ambulances and on it goes. Cut back on pathology testing, investigations are just a start, the roller coaster starts slowly and then starts gathering speed. Do yourselves a favour, call in and enquire as to what is happening, take a copy of their brochure and fill out and send to your local member of federal parliament. Remember, the Local Federal member was voted in by us, he/she can just as easily be voted OUT next time. Brian Stallworthy Glass House Mountains

We rang around the hardware stores on the coast to see if any could donate equipment or supplies. Unfortunately most had already sold out of the stuff required. But Hinterland Hardware in Landsborough came up trumps giving us a couple of shovels - no questions asked. Over the weekend they came in really handy digging out the silt, sewage and sodden contents of sheds in Ipswich and a school uniform supplier in Newstead, so on behalf of these guys we'd like to thank Landsborough legends Peter and Donna Kenny of Hinterland Hardware for pitching in. Graham Reeks Landsborough

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An encouraging and supportive program for women survivors of sexual abuse. In an environment of love, acceptance and confidentiality, participants will begin to develop new strategies for living, and find healing from the struggles of life. Brings women out of emotional isolation and addresses the life struggles they face. Issues explored include powerlessness and empowerment, aspects of shame and guilt, sexual healing and healthy sexuality, being loved, restoration of trust and how to build positive relationships. Starts at the Church on the Rise on February 8. For enquiries or to register, contact Church on the Rise office on 5494 0655 or or co-ordinator Confidentiality assured. Limited places so register as soon as possible. Experienced facilitators. Door of Hope is a program from Careforce Lifekeys International.


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Living Well February at the Library with Dell Simpson

Flood Appeal We have received a very generous donation of four bears and porcelain dolls from a Rosette or Show Champion winner’s collection to use to raise money for the Flood Relief. Each character is meticulously crafted from raw materials and each is a labour of care and love. Tickets are $2.00 each. If you wish to contribute to this Flood Relief Appeal (and go in the draw to be one of four winners of your choice of bear or doll) then call into Beerwah Library. Marketing with no money will be held on February 23 Library subscribers voted last year’s ‘Marketing with no money’ sessions as having the highest demand in our recent Enews survey. Leah Squire will be presenting this session at our library and has written an easy-to-follow book about the elements of managing and promoting a successful business in today’s fast moving world. Leah is the founder of www.byokids. - a multi-million dollar internet based travel business that was started just over two years ago with $1,000 and a marketing budget of zilch. She has earned a stack of awards including best New Business in Australia 2007 and Best Micro Business in Australia 2008. Book online at or call us on 5439 2500. Back to school now! On our website you will find lots to help with that homework! Click on the Young People tab then Homework Help to find useful tools for handling homework, including Your Tutor which assists with homework and school projects via an online classroom. Subjects include maths, english, science and research, suitable for students in Years 4 - 12, and adult learners.

Click on Young People tab, then Reading and find useful tools such as Intrepica, a guided program that encourages low stress learning in pre-reading, listening, phonics, spelling and reading. Young children learn at their own pace, earning rewards for effort. Our regular young children’s sessions continue Baby Rhyme Time on Monday from 10.30am - 11.00am. This is a free interactive program for parents, carers and their babies 0 - 1 years, teaching early literacy development, bonding with your baby, calming and having fun with your baby. Storytime on Thursday from 10.30am 11.00am. Fun and early learning for the older young children up to the age of five years and their parents. Justice of the Peace If you are a currently registered JP and would like to work with us in the library, please contact Dell. Computer Lessons We are continuing our computer lessons into 2011 with even more gusto! Introduction to computers, email, internet, skype, digital imaging and much more. Thursday will be Computer Day! Our great band of volunteers will also be on hand to assist with one on one advice. We are in the later stages of planning Computer Thursday so please ask at library for more details. Dell and Staff at Beerwah Library wish everyone the very best in 2011. For all information and things library, please visit us at 25 Peachester Road or visit us online at http://library. Beerwah Library (phone 5494 0221) Opening Hours Monday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm Tuesday 9.00am to 6.30pm

Wednesday 1.30pm to 5.30pm Saturday 9.00am to 3.00pm

Rest and play is the message to parents With the return to school this week, Queensland Health has issued a reminder to parents of the recommended sleep and physical activity levels for children. Sleep deprivation can lead to fatigue, learning and concentration difficulties. Children who do not get enough sleep may display symptoms including moodiness and temper tantrums. Queensland Health’s Director of Preventative Health, Dr Kevin Lambkin said sleep is just as important as water to the human body, but most of us are not getting enough and is particularly important for children to perform well at school. “Sleep deprivation affects children different to adults. Adults tend to slow down when they are tired. Children on the other hand, tend to speed up with increased irritability, over activity and hyperactive behaviour,” Dr Lambkin said. How much sleep is enough? • Primary school children – 10 hours • Teenagers – nine to 10 hours • Adults – eight hours Dr Lambkin said just as important for children is being physically active every day. “Many leisure activities that are popular with children, such as watching television and playing computer games, involve very little physical activity. Many children are also driven to school

and other places rather than walking or riding a bike,” Dr Lambkin said. “In Queensland, one in five children exceeded the recommended maximum of two hours of screen viewing for entertainment each day and only one in three children walked or rode a bike to school. “Children are encouraged to participate in unstructured physical activities such as free play in the backyard or playground, and riding a bike or walking. “Structured physical activities outside of school and at school are also important, such as dance, club sport and physical education.” Dr Lambkin said one of the best ways for your child to be physically active every day is to ride a bike or walk to school. “If you live too far away from school to walk or ride a bike, try parking a block away and walking the rest of the way to school with your child,” Dr Lambkin said. “This will provide quality child-parent time as well as provide health benefits for both you and your child.” How much physical activity is required? • Children under five – actively play for at least three hours a day • Children over five and adolescents – at least one hour of moderate to vigorous

Stargazer February 2011 with Chirone Witsen The New Moon in Aquarius on Thursday, February 3 brings the opportunity for a new departure in the way we interact with others. Aquarius is a zany, free-spirited sign, with a need to be different to others and true to oneself, however eccentric that might appear to others. Like many traditional cultures, the Chinese New Year is based on the lunar calendar, and this New Moon marks the beginning of the Year of the Rabbit. The New Moon in Aquarius also represents the beginning of a new cycle in our awareness of global issues and humanitarian concerns. It is the sign of international brotherhood and this dynamic New Moon has the energy to bring about radical changes, to fight for freedom and equality, so that everyone can be treated fairly and with respect. If your birthday is close to this date, this feeling of wanting to make a significant impact on global issues is likely to affect you at a core level, and you will resonate strongly with this new cycle. Venus goes into Capricorn on Friday, February 4, bringing a serious tone to relationships, which may feel like hard work for the next couple of weeks. Love becomes associated with material gifts under this influence, or at least there is a need to demonstrate love in a practical, tangible way. The Full Moon falls in Leo on Friday, February 18, bringing a sense of fun and enthusiasm for life – a great party time! This Full Moon also highlights the need to balance selfinterest with a concern for the community. The Full Moon will be exact as it rises, just before sunset. After two contacts last year in July and August, Jupiter again squares Pluto on February 26, representing the classic battle between ethics and big business, between society’s moral standards and the machinations of corporate or political power. Happy Chinese New Year! Chirone copyright © 2011 Chirone Witsen All rights reserved Astrology courses start in February, contact Chirone for more details on 5494 8852 or see the Stargazer Astrology website

intensity activity each day and no more than two hours using electronic media for entertainment, including computer games, Internet and television • Adults – at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity on most days of the week • Older persons – expand their range of activities to include strength, balance and flexibility “Engaging children and young people in enjoyable and positive physical activity not only provides health benefits, but helps to develop social skills and creates a sense of belonging and identity,” Dr Lambkin said. “Regular sleep and physical activity established at a young age leads to extensive health benefits in the future and establishes positive behaviour patterns for adolescence and adulthood.” JANUARY 26 2011 |

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Out and About

Big hearts embrace cupcakes for sweet cause

The team at Westpac Beerwah took part in Big Red Heart Day last week to raise money to help people and their communities recover and rebuild in the wake of the Queensland floods. They got behind the day and demonstrated that the people of Queensland and Australia are standing together and supporting each other to help those who have been affected by this disaster. Manager of Westpac Beerwah Rosemary Lloyd said that Big Red Heart Day, which was celebrated by all 600 Westpac Branches in Australia, on Thursday, January 20, reflected the company value of acting with integrity, as well as symbolising giving and a sense of caring. Rosemary said all the staff at the Beerwah branch supported the day by selling cup cakes and their signature ‘piggy’ money boxes, raising a grand total of $1,316.20 thanks to the generosity of locals.



1 Peter and Alicia from Westpac with Annette from Travel Treasures 2 Amanda and Madison Charles buy a cupcake from Westpac Beerwah staff Rosemary, Nicole and Tracey 3 Bonnie, Rosemary, Tracey and Nicole from Westpac 4 'W' cupcakes for the Westpac flood fundraising day



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Pastor Rod Jobe

Church on the Rise and the Beerwah Resource and Recovery Centre helped others in the spirit of Christmas last December. Twenty six large food hampers were given out to families. People from the church donated food and the Beerwah Resource and Recovery Centre sponsored a large food donation as part of the Christmas hampers. Pastor Rod Jobe said the slogan of their church was ‘doing life together’ and this was something that people who had been doing it tough financially and emotionally really appreciated at that time of the year.

2 Pastor Rod Jobe with Trish Cashin, Sharon Kirkpatrick (co-ordinator) and Terry Purdy

Les Glover Annual Memorial Fishing Competition Saturday 19th February 2011

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Things 2 Do

Doing your bit to help Clean Up Australia

Gem and fossicking club open day

Public open day, Saturday, February 5, 9.00am - 2.00pm, free entry. Syd Lingard Drive, Buderim (opposite the Headland Bowls Club). Don’t miss a fantastic opportunity to check out the Suncoast Gem and Fossicking Club! See a complete replica of an English castle handmade from 4,366 polished stones. Watch a machine that makes bowls from pieces of rock. Go on a FREE guided tour with lots of information on the club’s activities including turning rocks into pieces of art or jewellery; working silver to produce eye-catching jewellery; casting silver or gold into beautiful designs; faceting precious and semi-precious material into gem quality stones; using silver wire to 'wrap' stones and create pendants, bracelets, necklaces and earrings; learn about getting out into the fields and digging and/or collecting your own specimens. Plus much more! Contact Kay Chambers at or phone 5444 2702 on Friday or Saturday mornings.

The recent Queensland floods have devastated the nation – but they have also revealed the strength of Australia’s community spirit, with thousands of volunteers lending a hand. Clean Up Australia Day, the nation’s largest community participation event, thousands of volunteers have already registered for Clean Up Australia Day 2011, why don't you? When: Clean Up Australia Day – Sunday, March 6 Where: Your local park, waterway, bus area beach or street. Who: Everyone is welcome – friends, family, kids, community groups, work colleagues or anyone else. How: Register at or call 1800 CUA DAY.

Australian Body Art Carnivale 2011

Organisers of The Australian Body Art Carnivale are advising artists and spectators alike to put Friday, May 13 through to Sunday, May 15 in their diaries for an event not to be missed. Australia’s premier body art event, the Carnivale is held annually in Eumundi, and event manager Danielle Taylor says this year will see a magical festival experience for all ages. “There will be feast of other entertainment including a gala launch on the Friday night with the Masked Gallery Art Walk, as well as competitions and exhibitions in pavement art, wearable art, vehicle art, indigenous art and photography, as well as world-class street performers, workshops, and a Saturday evening sunset Street Party,” she says. Music will again form a major part of this year’s Carnivale, while the theme for this year’s competitions is MAGIC. Visit for more info, competition registration, and to sign up to receive eNewsletters in the lead up to the event. The Australian Body Art Carnivale is a free non-for profit event funded thanks to the generosity of its sponsors - Eumundi Chamber of Commerce; Eumundi Combined Community Organisation; Eumundi and District Community Association; the Eumundi and District Historical Association; Eumundi Square; APN; Snazaroo Face Paints, MASC, Firefly Solutions, Avantcard, Festivals Australia; and Sunshine Coast Council (assisted through the grants program).

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Jobs for the yard in February


Citrus trees are heavy feeders and need fertilising now. Use a specific citrus fertiliser and apply at the rate on the bag. It’s important to keep up regular watering of citrus while they are flowering and developing small fruits. Fertilise your Camellia sasanqua bushes as the buds appear. Use a special camellia and azalea fertiliser. Look at areas which have been saturated with the rains – they may need some underground drainage to take the water away. It will help prevent the soil from souring and from fungal diseases. Remove the spent flowering stems of agapanthus. You can collect the seed and grow them yourself if you wish. Sew broccoli and cabbage seeds now and raise them for planting in March and April. To treat lawn grubs, try sprinkling the area with a little laundry powder, and then water it in. The grubs will come to the surface and the birds will eat them.

Plant eggplant, capsicum, radish, cucumber, lettuce, sweet corn, beetroot, zucchini, leek, silver beet, parsnip, potato, rhubarb, turnip, choko, pumpkin, snake beans, carrot, celery, melons, spring onion, squash and sweet potato.


Plant zinnia, marigold, linaria, vinca, cosmos, petunia, portulaca, salvia, cyclamen, primula, cleome, begonia, ageratum, lobelia, viola, celosia, gomphrena, nasturtium, pansy, Iceland poppy, verbena, snapdragon, chrysanthemum, and coleus.

What’s on in February Local groups Glasshouse Country Bromeliad Society - February 6, 2.00pm, Mary MacKillop Centre, Peachester Road, Beerwah. Bring mug for afternoon tea. Contact Margaret on 5496 9601 for details. Peachester District Horticulture Society February 17, Peachester Hall, 9.30am. AGM. Contact Patricia 5496 9169. Glasshouse Country Orchid Society - February 11, 7.30pm, Glass House RSL. Contact Jan, 5494 2301. Beerwah Garden Club - February 5, 1.30pm, at Carol and Rick’s, 10 Wedgebill Court, Elimbah. Please bring a mug and a chair. Contact Lesley on 5496 9915.

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Hibiscus Society of QLD – North Moreton, February 13, 1.30pm, in the QCWA Hall, 189 Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe. Contact Gynith, 5498 7757. Society for Growing Australian Plants (SGAP) - February 13, 2.00pm. Meeting at 9 Ryhope Street Buderim. All welcome. Enquiries 5494 9187.

February 19 - 20. The Tropical Affair presented by the International Cordyline Society. Mt Coottha Botanic Gardens. Saturday 8.00am – 4.00pm and Sunday 9.00am – 3.00pm. Entry $3.00. The Tropical Affair provides gardeners and collectors alike the opportunity to see a beautiful display of tropical plants and to be able to purchase many varieties of cordylines, bromeliads, aroids, caladiums, gingers, costas, heliconias, palms and much more. February 21, Landscaping - Plant Selection for Success. Overcome difficult landscapes and dying plants with the right plant for the right position. Celebrate the diversity of our subtropical climate with the editor of SubTropical Gardening magazine Paul Plant. IndigScapes Centre, 17 Runnymede Road, Capalaba. 9.00am – 11.00am. Cost $50.00 – call 5514 6488 to book.

Weed File Red Azolla (Azolla filiculoides)

Red Azolla is a common floating native water fern. It is distinguished by having small (10 - 30mm) ferny leaves which can be bright green, turning a red colour when in full sun. The roots are fine and relatively short (10 - 40mm). In most water bodies, azolla is not an issue, but it can cause problems by blocking pump inlets and filters and limiting recreation use of dams. The prolific growth can also be considered an aesthetic nuisance in ornamental ponds and dams. The plant can double its leaf area in seven days under good growing conditions. If you want to try and control it, physical removal s the best approach for small areas. Larger areas can be treated with herbicides. For further details, contact the Council for a factsheet.


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Plantation forests closed in south east and central Queensland Forestry Plantations Queensland Pty Ltd would like to advise the closure of its forest plantations due to the prolonged and extreme wet weather being experienced in south east and central Queensland. The affected plantation areas include the Fraser Coast, Elliott River, Mary Valley, Jimna, Yarraman, Pechey- Esk, Passchendaele and Byfield areas. The plantations are closed to all unauthorised access until further notice.

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Many of the plantation roads and tracks are either still flooded or have been damaged creating a serious risk to

people attempting to use them. The current forecast for further heavy rainfall and flash flooding increases the risk to life and property. Forestry Plantations Queensland is appealing to the public to respect this closure so that safe and responsible access to the plantations can be restored to the public and FPQ’s customers as soon as possible. Further information and contact numbers for Forestry Plantations Queensland Pty Ltd offices can found at


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FIX OR NOT TO FIX? YOUR INTEREST RATE OPTIONS EXPLAINED Whether you’re starting out in the property market, or thinking about refinancing, it’s good to have an understanding of the loan products available. It can seem like a complex and crowded field, but remember your Smartline Adviser is always there to help you get value for money. Fixed or variable? The basic interest rate on home loans is known as the standard variable rate. This is influenced by rates set by The Reserve Bank of Australia who consider economic conditions. Many lenders also offer loans at a fixed interest rate. This means your interest rate does not change for a given period of time – typically from one to five years.

Over the past 20 years, fixed rates have usually been higher than variable rates. The certainty of a fixed rate can help with budgeting in the early years of a mortgage – it’s good protection against the unexpected. However, usually you cannot make extra repayments or vary repayments with a fixed rate loan. These loans also carry penalties if you cancel the loan. Split loans If you are attracted by the certainty of a fixed rate, but would like some flexibility, then you might consider a split loan. You can choose which proportion of your loan you would like at a fixed rate, and which you would like at a

variable rate. You benefit from the lower rates and flexibility of a variable loan, but also give yourself some protection against potential rate increases. Smart tip - professional packages Professional packages are well worth considering if you qualify – and they don’t necessarily mean you have to be a whitecollar ‘professional’.They’re something that people ‘going it alone’ may not research, and consequently miss out on substantial discounts and benefits. Professional packages are simply a way of packaging a loan with extra benefits. They vary between

lenders, but the benefits can include interest rate discounts of between 0.50 and 0.75 per cent for the life of the mortgage, lower fees and discounts on other bank products. The additional benefits often make the packages add up to significantly better value for money than traditional ‘no frills’ loans. Terms and conditions vary, but usually if you are borrowing more than $150,000 and earn more than $50,000 per annum you are likely to qualify for a professional package.

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Dear Local Residents, Help support us by attending our Sausage Sizzle Fund Raiser for the Queensland flood victims which will be held on Friday 28th January from 11:00am to 2:00pm. It will be at our First National Real Estate office at 68 Simpson Street, Beerwah. Your gold coin donation will go towards helping those affected by this natural disater rebuild their lives. Drinks will also be available. ALL WELCOME!

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Brad Collins Denise Pinwill Aaron Peckitt Steve Wishart John King

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10.00-10.30am 14 Julia Court, Glass House Mountains Unit 5/10 Simpson Street, Beerwah

11:00-11:30am 16 Smerdon Way, Glass House Mountains 39 Fortune Ave, Peachester 3 Greenview Ave, Beerwah OFFERS OVER 38 Vidler Court, Landsborough OFFERS OVER 19 Silvereye Court, Beerwah

12:00-12:30pm 2 Quinto Court, Beerwah 49 Baker Finch Road, Peachester 149 Lapwing Circuit, Beerwah 1 Gowen Drive, Landsborough


12:00-1:00pm 197 Lindeman Road (6 Lots) “Rainforest Idle Estate”, Beerwah STARTING $280,000

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2:00-2:30pm 2 Coolibah Court, Mooloolah 3349 Old Gympie Road, Landsborough 82 Allan Ave, Glass House Mountains 10 Flinders Ave, Beerwah 114 Pikes Road, Beerwah

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Property of the Week The appeal of country life

Have a look at this! Only minutes from Glass House Mountains you’ll find this fully fenced 4087m2 flat block of land which boasts a four bedroom, one bathroom brick home with open plan living and an extra large kitchen with a dishwasher. There are fans in all bedrooms plus living and dining rooms. The solar hot water provides you with all the hot water you need. The saltwater pool is great for all year round use being solar heated. The house has verandahs all around, a 25,000 litre water tank, a three bay 6x9 metre shed and a 9x3 metre storage shed, an easy to manage garden and lawn with room to play a game of cricket. Only 65kilometres to Brisbane and 30 minutes to beaches. Priced at $455,000. Call Renee on 0448 847 508 or 5494 6588.

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2 ACRES + TROPICAL OASIS • Private setting - Botanic style gardens • 4 bedrooms. 6m x 6m rumpus room. Fans • Raked ceiling over family/dining area • Large verandah. DLUG plus store room • Dam + bore. 8825m2. Shade houses

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2 STOREY FAMILY HOME • 4 B/R, 2 bathroom + study & 2 carport • Swimming pool with Bali style hut • Fully fenced and landscaped 914m2 • Large raised roof entertaining area • Short distance to township and shops

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HANDY ANDY REQUIRED • 3012m2 block 450m2 home under roof • Solar hot water, 3m ceiling height • New bio-cycle, colorbond roof • 4 beds, 1 bathroom, 2 huge living areas • Entertaining area, 3 car spaces



LANDSBOROUGH 11 Bowerbird Pl - Sat & Sun 10 -11.00am 4 brms, ens, 2 car accom, 3530m2.......Auction 10am 27th Feb MOOLOOLAH 267 Old Gympie Rd - Sat Only 10 - 10.45am 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 4 car accom, 3.35ha……..$690,000


WHAT A CUTIE! • Renovated 3 B/R, 1 bathroom Queenslander • Short distance to township and train • 7m x 7m deck. Original lining boards • 2 split system A/C. Single carport • Approx 650m2. Fully fenced yard

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PRICE REDUCED - GREAT BUY!! • 4 bedrooms - Ensuite & WIR • Separate lounge. Raked ceiling to living • Security screens. Covered patio. DLUG • Double gate access to backyard. 807m2 • 6Ft timber fence - Mtn Views. Walk town


BEERBURRUM 8 Tibrogargan Drive - Sat Only 10 - 10.45am 4 bedrooms, ensuite, DLUG, 2076m2, i/g pool……...$595,000 GLASSHOUSE MTNS 2 Anderson Road - Sat 10 - 11.00am 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car accom, 2000m2…..$395,000 GLASSHOUSE MTNS 9 Hempstock St - Sat 11.00 - 11.45am 4 bedrooms, ensuite, 3 car accom, 958m2 block……$495,000

LANDSBOROUGH 14 Rosewood Crt - Sat 11.15 - 12.00pm 4 brms, 1 bath, 3 car, pool, 800m2 land………….…..$365,000 BEERWAH 267 Burys Road - Sat Only 12.00 - 12.45pm 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2791m2, huge shed….….$575,000 BEERWAH 3 Sapphire Court - Sat Only 12.00 - 12.45pm 3 bedrooms, ensuite, DLUG, 746m2………………….$499,000


BIG, BOLD & BEAUTIFUL • Just under 4 acres • Large traditional Queenslander • Huge lounge, separate living • 3 beds, modern kitchen & dining area • 2 road access, enormous potential

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$289,000 Phone Exclusive Agent Norm James 0412 480 227 5494 1488

ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED!!! • Modern townhouse in gated community • 3 bedrooms, spacious open plan living • Upstairs balcony with views • Large courtyard with wide side access • Single garage & carport

G/HOUSE MTNS 7 Cayenne Court - Sat 12.00 - 12.45pm 4 bedrooms, ensuite, 863m2, DLUG………………….$519,000 MOOLOOLAH 12 Christine Court - Sat Only 12.30 - 1.15pm 3 bedrooms, study, 2 bath, 2 car, 1000m2 land……….$415,000

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Glass House Mtns - 5496 9411 1/7 Reed Street

Landsborough - 5494 1488 38 Cribb Street

Room to move on over two acres, $595,000 Just a short drive from Glass House Mountains township you will find this charming home set on 2.18 acres of lush tropical botanic style gardens. The home comprises four double bedrooms (the fourth was originally built as an art studio with sink and built ins). The kitchen, living and dining is spacious open plan with high raked ceilings giving added appeal and there is also a huge rumpus/lounge room ensuring space for the whole family. The extensive verandah has beautiful views across pristine gardens, lush open lawns and beyond to Mount Beerwah. There is a remote double garage on the home with additional storage space under the home including a lockable store room with power. Numerous shade houses sit to one side of the property. There is also a very reliable water supply

for the gardens with a spring fed dam along the boundary and a bore with plenty of tap outlets throughout. An added bonus is the approximately 200 mature fox tail palms planted in rows for resale if the new owner wishes. The botanic style gardens are filled with rare and exotic species and are a sheer delight, everyone will enjoy. Come for a visit and you will not want to leave. Peaceful, private and tranquil. For more information call Kleena Bracken from Laurie Evans Real Estate Glass House Mountains on 0429 405 109 or 5496 9411.

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Top mortgage management tips for the new year extending your loan term or debt consolidation. This year, continued rises in food prices, utility bills, interest rates and other living costs will have a considerable impact on the budgeting efforts of property owners repaying a home loan. Mortgage Choice wants to help borrowers cope with increased expenses and make the most of their mortgage in 2011. According to Mortgage Choice's 2010 Consumer Sentiment Survey, the biggest concern for 2011 was living costs such as utilities and clothing, followed by interest rates, then economic management at the Federal Government level, job security and food costs. Mortgage Choice offers these five essential mortgage management tips: 1: What bang are you getting for your buck? Financial circumstances and lifestyles change, as do your needs. Consider how competitive your lender's interest rate is, what features you are paying for and aren't using or don't have and need, fees and the cost vs. benefit equation for switching loans and/or lender. 2: Can your mortgage work better for you? Are you throwing lump sums into the loan account when possible eg, your tax return, bonus or leftover wage? Every cent counts in helping to reduce the interest owed and the loan term. 3: Are you repaying at a higher rate? Have you been repaying your mortgage as though its interest rate was at least two percentage points higher? This will encourage a good savings habit and make adjusting to increased living costs and interest rates less burdensome. 4: Still struggling with repayments? Consider repayment reduction strategies such as

Keep in mind this will stretch your debt over a longer period, attracting interest every extra month. 5: Are you spent? Are you spending more money than necessary on transport, entertainment, takeaway food and other luxuries? Once you've revisited all of these steps, re-do your budget so you really are beginning the year confidently ahead. Call Mortgage Choice customer service on 13 MORTGAGE or visit, or MortgageChoice.

URO6E1 Twin Motor Slideout Rangehood Stainless Steel

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9/68 Simpson Street, P O Box 273, Beerwah Q 4519 Ph: (07) 5494 6566 Fax: (07) 5494 0941 Email:

Sink Mixer

AOM6SE1 8 Function Stainless Steel 56lt Oven

1 ¾ Bowl Sink FREE 7 Piece Induction Cookware with purchase of Appliance Package

Sale Price $2476 inc GST

Phone (07) 5494 0522

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


Monarch Realty

Your local Solicitors for 25 years We provide a professional and cost effective Conveyancing Service Free perusal of your Contract by our staff before you sign Also taking instructions in most areas of law including: • Estates, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Advance Health Directives • Business and Commercial Law • Buying and Selling of Businesses • Family Law • Criminal and Traffic Law

ADF6SE2 12 Place Setting Stainless Steel Dishwasher

ICC6GE2 60cm Touch Control Ceramic Cooktop “ Upgrade to Induction Cooktop “ for $262 inc GST

Sally Brunner & Dale Hoffman would like to welcome all their existing clients and new clients to “A Fresh Approach” to Real Estate. We need more quality properties to sell and also quality rental properties, so we can keep up with our growing demand! It seems the Secret is out Mooloolah Valley is a Beautiful place to live. We look forward to seeing you soon, call in for a chat or give Sally or Dale a call on 5494 7494 For all of your Real estate needs.


Incorporating Noel R Williams Solicitors

IM30SE3 Microwave

Mooloolah Valley Real Estate is under New Management




Package can also be purchased without a kitchen

Ph: 5494 1577 Website No. 827

WOW!!! 9 ACRES WITH VIEWS • Only Minutes from Town • Large House Site Ready for Building • Power is Connected to the Block Pauline Smith 0411 651 991


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Community Notices New year courses at BADYACC

Enrolments are being taken now for the following six week courses. Astrology for beginners - ‘Gain an Understanding of Your Life Journey’, beginning February 8, 11.00am – 1.00pm (every Tuesday for six weeks), $15.00 for six week program, limited spaces, book now. Spanish lessons for beginners, commencing Friday, February 11 (every Friday for six weeks), $15.00 for six week program – limited spaces, book now. Contact Michelle or Gail on 5494 0505.

Glasshouse Country Bromeliad Society

The first meeting of the year for the Glasshouse Country Bromelaid Society Inc will be held at the Mary MacKillop Centre Peachester Road Beerwah at 2.00pm on Sunday, February 6. Please bring your own cup for afternoon tea.

Dance at Glass House Mountains Community Hall

Please note the first dance for 2011 will be held on Saturday, February 5, from 7.30pm - 11.30pm. Music by Commodore. We hope to see you there! For enquiries, contact Eileen 5496 9349.

Les Glover annual memorial fishing competition Don’t miss the annual Les Glover memorial fishing competition, to be held Saturday, February 19. Nomination forms available from Hair Liaisons, Beerwah. Nominate by February 4. $10.00 entry fee, under 16’s free. Competition starts 12.00noon, ends 3.00pm on February 19.

Rotary Club Calendar 2012

The theme for the Rotary Calendar 2012 is ‘Fauna with the Glasshouse Mountians’. Fauna is explained in the dictionary as ‘all animal life in a particular region’. Judges will be looking for images portraying the Glasshouse Mountains in the photograph. Deadline for ALL entries is May 2011.

Mooloolah River Waterwatch and Landcare

Annual General Meeting will be held 2.00pm Saturday, February 19 at Mooloolah Native Nursery, Steve Irwin Way, Glenview. Meeting is being held to provide members with an opportunity to raise matters of interest to MRWL Inc and to receive reports from coordinator and treasurer.

Need a Break Play Group

Come and visit our free Playgroup on Wednesday,

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

A rare but invaluable commodity Something that I find really intriguing about us humans is that peace is a rare commodity in our lives. I am not talking about ‘world peace’. I am talking about the sort of peace that encompasses who we are as people and how we live. Peace is something that I endeavour to have in my life, sometimes I get it, a lot of the time I don’t – and I miss the point and I get bogged down with things that don’t matter and I start to stress. Maybe you relate to this? I remember one particular day when my wife and I had a lot going on at once. I started to feel overwhelmed and walked out of the house. I found myself walking around in the backyard saying “God, help us here, we are struggling with this stuff…” and eventually I sat down on the grass behind our shed. I could feel my heart pumping, my mind racing. As I sat down I was thinking about all the stuff I had to do and the obstacles that seemed to loom around my wife and I. I started to look at my surroundings. It then occurred to me that I didn’t think I’d ever sat down here at all over the last four years. I noticed all the tall trees in front of me; the

Christ centred, Community minded Family service Sundays 10:30 Village Hall Sunday School - 11.00am Everyone welcome- Enquiries 5492 9017



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breeze was gently pushing its way through the branches and leaves. I started to hear birds and insects, they were happily doing their thing. I looked down at the lawn and I began to notice ants scurrying about busily, doing whatever it is that ants do. As I was looking at all this movement and sound, I just felt the pressure come off. Maybe this is why people get into camping, kayaking, fishing, surfing and hiking etc. I took a deep breath and started praying again, but differently this time. “God I know you are with me, thank you for being with me. I know you love me and want to take care of me and my family. Thank you for all the ways you have blessed my family.” After praying, I just felt that I needed to stay there and just sit. So I did. I just sat there against the shed and breathed. It was so good. After about 10 minutes, I got up and slowly walked back to the house to help my wife with the kids. As you think about it now, I am sure you can see how peace is important. You know what it’s like when you meet someone who has a genuine peace. God is pretty passionate about peace and it is mentioned many times in the bible. Psalm 29 verse 11 says ‘The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.’


Glasshouse Country Uniting Church A Caring Christian Community


The needlework group will meet again at Glasshouse Country Uniting Church on February 3 at 12.30pm. The group enjoys many handicraft projects, patchwork, embroidery, crochet to name a few. We encourage new members to take part in the classes or just ‘do your own thing’ and enjoy the companionship. We meet the first and third Thursday of the month at 12.30pm - 3.30pm.

Lifeline Telephone Counselling Training Course Lifeline’s next volunteer telephone counselling training course commences February 3, every Thursday at their Client Services Centre, 37 Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore. Cost $400.00 or $350.00 concession. It is planned to have two courses, 1.00pm - 4.00pm, and 6.00pm 9.00pm. Phone 5409 2633 weekdays.


WEDNESDAYS *Mooloolah (Paget Road) 9.00am SUNDAY *Beerwah (Peachester Road) 9.00am (First Sundays - Family Service)

Mike Turner Beerwah High Chaplain

Mooloolah Valley Church

Glasshouse Needlework Group

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

Glasshouse Country Ministers Fellowship

Twin Peaks Drive, Beerwah Sunday Worship & Youth Program 8.30am Phone: 5494 6187 All Welcome!

February 2, 9.00am - 11.00am for parents and under fives. Fully fenced and supervised area, free morning tea, free baby goods and trading table. Open every Wednesday during school term at Glasshouse Country Uniting Church, Twin Peaks Drive Beerwah. We don’t push religion, just fun and friendship to all. Enquiries Elaine 5439 0282.

Kids & Youth ÊÊ Programs

BEERWAH 9.30 & 6 MALENY 10.30 Church Office 5494 0655

68 Peachester Rd, Beerwah

Rev. Ken Goodger - 5491 1866 Local contact 5494 9536

Glasshouse Country Baptist Church 58 Roberts Rd, Beerwah

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


Saturday 6pm: Peachester Rd, Beerwah 5493 0967 Sunday 7am: Caloundra St, Landsborough 5494 8896 Sunday 6pm: Mooloolah Hall, Bray Rd 5492 9279


Glasshouse Country RSL Sub Branch Building - Sun 4.30pm

Kids Church during service

A Wesleyan Methodist Church

Phone: 5496 9556


LUTHERAN CHURCH Reed Street, Glass House Mtns

Sunday Worship 9.00am Contact 5439 9341 or 5496 9671

A to Z of Trades and Services Talkin’ Trades

Road safety essential as children head back to school “This year we have to be wary of additional dangers such as congestion, road works and road closures resulting from the recent floods. “Some children will be experiencing their first day at school and may feel overwhelmed in busy school zones. Children have not yet developed the spatial awareness we have as adults so I encourage everyone on the roads to be alert and prepared for the unexpected.” Every year RACQ delivers a program called ‘Streets


Tellum Refrigeration & Airconditioning

Ph: 0410 448 250 - Landsborough

AU01246 / L002423

BSA # 615 068

Repairs, Installation & Maintenance to all Air conditioning systems, commercial & residential. Sales of energy efficient Daikin Airconditioners (ducted, wall hung & multi-head split systems) T0137

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

Jeff & Ann Ross

Mobile: 0429 960 300

H AL A W BEER CHANIC CES ME SERVI Where we specialise in customers not just cars Top Quality Servicing & Repairs on all cars & 4WD



Arctic au 22675


0439 247 266 BSA # 1132000 / L004114

Antennas / TV

Shed 8/47, Beerwah Pde Beerwah

5494 0000

present your Senior Card for discount



Mobile Auto Electrician Alternators • Starter Motors • Batteries

Peter - 0431 017 916

TNT MOBILE MECHANICAL Honest, Reliable Mechanical Repairs & Servicing


Pensioner Discounts

ABN 40450476515


Visit our website:

QBSA 1127008



Ph: 0422 864 744


INDUSTRIAL / COMMERCIAL / DOMESTIC  30 Years Experience in Trade  Tradesman not Salesman  First Class Workmanship  Priced for your pocket

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

This business will be closed from 24th December until 21st January 2011 Jeff and Ann wish everyone a Safe and Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year

Mobile or Workshop

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

Terry Vost




Ahead’ at Queensland primary schools to help children develop traffic and road sense through messages focused on pedestrian, passenger and bicycle safety. Parents dropping their children off at school should park safely, on the same side of the road as the school if possible, and let children out on the kerbside; avoid reversing, particularly if visibility is hindered; never double park; never call to children from across the road.

0434 090 197

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



Queensland’s peak motoring body is reminding motorists to take extra care on the roads this week as children around the state return to school. RACQ’s Traffic and Safety Executive Manager John Wikman said motorists should be particularly cautious in school zones where children would be stepping out of cars and crossing A> roads. “The start of the school yearB> is one of the most dangerous times on Queensland’s roads,” Mr Wikman said. •

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

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

Leaking Showers Waterproofed No Tiles removed 12 Year Product Guarantee

SHOWERFIX PHONE 0438 128 152

email: click:www.showerfi FREE on site inspection Water leak detection - Pressure test Resealing Re-grouting Waterproofing Shower screen /soap dish & tile repairs

52 52 Peachester Peachester Rd Rd BEERWAH BEERWAH


21 Peachester Road, BEERWAH Fax: 5494 0416 Email:

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

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

The Reliable way to


week in, week out

5494 0944

QBSA Licence No: 1086283



Glasshouse Country News For all your advertising needs please call Marylyn on 5494 6066


Licensed building contractors are required to state their name and BSA licence number in all advertisements. A BSA licence is mandatory for building design, plumbing and drainage; gas fittings; termite inspection and reports and pre-purchase building




e & Juli Garth ne Sto

License No 71591



inspections. Unlicensed contractors for all other building work are required to state in their advertisement the value or work they are entitled to carry out without a licence. Failure to provide this information can result in a substantial penalty. It is the advertisers’ responsibility to comply with these requirements.

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A to Z of Trades and Services Builders / Carpenters

Carpet cleaning Hale Carpet Cleaning Family Owned and Operated


Gold Card No.: 24113

locally owned & family operated

FREE CALL 1800 281 521


Quality Services at Affordable Prices

Phone Daniel 0414 417 148


468 805


The environmentally preferred carpet cleaning system that really works


D r y

*(conditions apply)

Carpet & Rug Cleaning Upholstery Cleaning Sisal & Coir

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


Call 0429

for your FREE no obligation quote

Phone 1300 721 117

Local Business Carpet Protection Organic & Bio Degradable

0412 781 485



* 15 years experience * Quality work * Renovations * New homes * Decks * Bathrooms * New roofs * Repairs FOR PROMPT QUOTING AT COMPETITIVE RATES... CALL YOUR LOCAL BUILDER

100% Green 100% Clean 100% Dry


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



M 0417 045 062 All carpentry work T (07) 5494 7117 RenovationsExtensions F (07) 5494 7543 Decks – Home Maintenance E 88 Kingor Rd, Mooloolah QLD 4553 Ph: Saun 0424 550A 057 A/H 5492 9558


Shop 2, 5 Peachester Road, Beerwah

Extra rooms $10 each

5494 0398

You book your carpets: FREE: sanatizing and deodorising ABN 60 627 360 193internal pest control* $25 basic ACN 131 206 089 FULLY INSURED $25 internal flea control* BSA Lic. #1018329 * with carpet clean ALL WORK GUARANTEED FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED

FREE CALL 1800 281 521



0409 549 601 Matthew 0409 936 083 Ph 5439 0108

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

Joinery & Shopfitters Over 35 years professional experience

Office and Showroom Unit 1, Lot 28 Biondi Crescent, Beerwah

5494 6500




• Kitchens • Vanity • Laundry •TV Units • Robes • Appliances • Organised sub trades

cond. apply

This size advert could cost you from $19.25 per week or $20.25 in spot colour Ph 5494 6066 for more details | JANUARY 26 2011

Carpet sales

Phillip Short Concrete

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

0412 234 240

(AH) 5494 6302

• Carpet • Vinyl • Tiles • Blinds • Timber Aussie Carpets & Vinyl

“All Aspects of Concreting”

Free Measure and Quote.

Darryl Johnson - 0415 954 195

Beerwah Showroom - Open 6 Days ree St. 15 F

P h :5 4 9 4 6 3 0 0

Licensed Contractor - BSA 1119033 ‘Local Guy, Local Quote’ TO486

ABN 83 143 913 259 BSA Lic No. 49425



Phone Allen Thomas




Mobile: 0417 781 167 Phone: 5496 9851

Glasshouse Country News For all your advertising needs please call Marylyn on 5494 6066

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

M & A CONCRETING QBSA 068989 Professional & prompt Quality work Site left clean Driveways, Patios, Paths and slabs in plain, exposed & decorative finishes Existing concrete rejuvenated



3 -5 Average Rooms


Steam Cleaning Dean Parry

New Installations & Renovations


Please phone 0421 690 895

Specialising in: Plain & Exposed Aggregate, Colour, Stencil & Spray-on Stencil Phone TODD on 5437 6705 or 0413 783 859 T0028

Blue Card No. 1023702




QBSA 1155593

M 0417 045 062

BSA Lic 1129044

Other Services Available Windows / Roofs & Gutters / Driveways & Pathways Internal Walls & Ceilings / Bond Cleans Pest Control & Ceiling Vacuums FULLY INSURED - ALL WORK GUARANTEED FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED

Multi-level specialists – Senior & Pensioner Discounts* – Environmentally friendly cleaning agents –


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Specialising in low pressure hand washing

You book your house now and recieve: FREE: Spider Treatment / FREE: Anti-mould Treatiment FREE: Carpet Clean & Lic. Pest Control with every Bond Clean

carpets · rugs · lounges · chairs · cars · caravans · boats · carpet and fabric protection


Bathrooms Timber Decks Pergolas

Monday - Friday 7.30am - 5.30pm

ALL CLEAN Carpet Cleaning

5494 6794 or 0412 060 184

New Homes Extensions Renovations

5499 9926


Queenslander Specialists


Prompt quoting Over 20yrs experience

Call Brad & Kaylene Hale, your local carpet cleaning professionals

Minimum Water Usage


of prestige and quality homes, extension and renovations

EEes FRQuot




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

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

PHONE: 0407 754 208




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



Electrical Services Electrical Services ELECTRICAL SERVICES PTY LTD

your local licensed contractor

LP Gas Suppliers

5496 9861 or 0439 303 306 Glasshouse Mtns

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

email: QBSA 1139536

5493 0493

Domestic, Commercial, Phone & Data, Intercoms & Gates


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


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

5494 9183 0438 308 513


41 Caloundra Rd, Caloundra

Phone 5494 6066 to advertise your business

ABN 41 636 538 072


Ph. 5494 9400 or 0401 674 126

• Hedging • Rubbish Removal • Ride-on Mowing • Mowing • Pruning ‘Do It With Dakin’

• Weed Spray • Garden Clean • Lawns • Acres Ups • Edges • Slashing • Rubbish Removal • Hedges No Job too big or small – Pensioner Discounts

Chad’s Cheap Mowing 0430 517 211

Sanders Hinterland Home Maintenance • General Repairs & Maintenance • Minor Painting • Supply & Fit Whirlybirds • Minor Roof Repairs • Repair/Replace Gutters, Fascia & Flashing • Remesh Flyscreen Doors and Windows • Laserlite • Replace/Fit Door & Window Locks • Small Tiling Jobs • Concreting • Timber Deck Maintenance ABN: 94 247 061 792 • Pressure Clean Driveways & Paths QBSA 1116588

Mobile: 0407 657 588


Pressure Cleaning of Houses, Driveways & Paving Mowing & Brushcutting Call Ivan 5435 0230 or 0438 723 183



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


QUALITY & RELIABLE SERVICE Our Products Our Service FREE • Garages • Designed & Engineered Quotes & • Patios • Fully Licensed & Insured Advice • Carports • Council Permits Organised • Sheds\Rural & Farm Sheds DISPLAY CENTRE NOW OPEN AT 2 WILLIAM ST, KILCOY

5497 2615

BSA Lic No 60108



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

a/h: 5494 0830


0427 120 955

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



Ph: 0418 204 159

• Design • Retaining walls / Drainage • Paving / Repairs • Gardens / Mulching • Lawns • Mini Bobcat Services TO506


Nathan Dakin

0437 434 800

20 Tytherleigh Ave, Landsborough

Phone 5494 8900

0407 575 667


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

Garages / sheds

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

Lic.4551 and Insured


Home maintenance

Weed Problems? TO494

Ceiling Fans Lighting Air Conditioners

5413 2500



Your Electrical and Lighting Retailer


Large Acreage Mowing Rubbish Removed

Lawn Mowing - Ride on Mowing Edges & Pruning

Call Jamie 0417 720 505 a/h 5494 6282


Handyman services


Zedmere Pty Ltd

Domestic · Commercial · Industrial · Rural

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

Mays Mowing Service

Phone Greg on 0418 741 145

Est. since 1983

• Home • Shop • Office • 7 Days •

BSA Lic: L 1117342

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

Domestic, Commercial, Owner Builder, Rural & Industrial


Lic 69821

Lic # 5582



Lic: 66091 Lic. No. 70875


NFL Electrical Nathan 0417 040 291


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



Same day response Free Quotes Fully insured

Your local Jim services all areas call 131546


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


Garden maintenance

Ph 5492 9502 Mob: 0409 549 295




* Installation * Air Conditioning * Split Systems

• Domestic • Rural • All Types • 4WD Tractor & Bucket • Post Driver & Slasher • 4T Tipper Rubbish Removal • Total Landscape Service • Locally Owned & Operated For a free quote phone Garth 5499 9330 or 0438 714 983


ABN 89 058 455 025

Glass & Security



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


Lic No 67745

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


Jim: Beerwah


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

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



A to Z of Trades and Services

Phone Shane Robins 0418 900 705 a/h 5494 6425 JANUARY 26 2011 |

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Brush Rite Painting Free Quotes Interior/Exterior & Airless Spraying

Dave McIntyre Genuine References Available New Homes • Repaints • Insurance Work QBSA 1192667

Fully Licensed and Insured


We give you a warranty on our work. For reliable service call ........

0404 479 187 or 5494 9336







0407 946 0610407 07 5494 946 061 6065070407 5494946 6065 061 07 5494 6065 E.

PO Box. 257 Beerwah 4519 FULLY BSA 1189580 INSURED

New Work & Repaints • Airless Spraying

5494 1861 • 0418 883 436

Shane Schultz

Professional Painting

Local Knowledge 21 Years Experience

Local Tradesman with 20 years Experience

Local Painters

Contact Frank 0457 486 080



•Track Machine


QBSA 1147179


Cam’s Truck & Bobcat Hire TO310


ANDREW 0423 107 716

High Quality Work Our Prices Based on Award Wages NO HIDING PROFIT! Over 30 Years Experience


ABN 79 347 449 750

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All Areas 0420 53 8890 5494 0393

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

All Aspects of Painting Sunshine Coast including all Hinterland areas


3½t Excavator. Hydraulic Grab, Ripper, 350mm 450mm Trenching and 1200mm tilt mud buckets.

Fire Breaks. Tree Clearing, Mulching. Dams, Driveways. Bulk Loading & Carting. Servicing North Brisbane to Gympie

P 0422 270 386

Landsborough Excavator & Positrack Hire • 3.5T Excavator • 10m Tipper • Positrack • Rock Breaker • Augers • Grab • Slasher • Broom • Trencher • Forks • Quarry Products available

5494 1399 or 0418 930 099

Plant & Machinery T0062


- PT 100F Track Loader - All site slashing & cutting - Double Head Slasher - Dedicated Mulcher

Good Rates all Areas - Fully Insured

• Pre- purchase Inspections • Annual Termite Inspections • Termite Management Systems • Termite Treatments Friendly Quality Paints • General Pest management - -STEVE GASTALDIN CContact ontact steve gastaldin Contact - STEVE Contact ASTALDIN - STEVE Contact G6065 ASTALDIN - STEVE GASTALDIN 0407 946G061 Cockroaches • Ants • Spiders • Silverfish • Fleas • Bed Bugs 0407 946 061 07 075494 5494 6065 BSA 49885


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

Cameron Lister Ph: 0419 665 002 A/H:

(07) 5493 0012


ABN: 43 886 956 461 BSA Lic: 1091741 MPA Mem No: 162207

PO BOX 257 Beerwah 4519 FREE QUOTES

07 5493 0440



BSA NO. 1011255


ABN: 43 886 956 461 BSA Lic: 1091741 MPA Mem No: 162207

ABN: 43 886 956 461 BSA Lic: 1091741 MPA Mem No: 162207



0407 439 526

ABN: 43 886 956 461 BSA Lic: 1091741 MPA Mem No: 162207

FFirst IRST in IN quality QUALITY&&service SERVICE


John Annakin



Lic No. PMT-0-11432





Phone Brian Mobile: 0402 129 665 Fax: 5497 4840


Glasshouse Mountains and surrounding areas - 8 tonne tipper - trencher - augers - 4 in 1 bucket - levelling bar - laser levelling Phone John Baker - forks - 3 tonne excavator on 0409 20 64 64



Marine Services


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


bobcat, excavator & tipper hire


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Peachester History Committee

An Important Bridge

Contributed by Helen Page

The Stanley River at Peachester is normally a quiet and unremarkable stream. Travellers who pass through the township probably barely notice the river, and almost certainly take the bridge for granted. It is only during ‘severe weather events’ like the recent flooding rains that everyone – local residents and visitors alike – remembers the importance of the Stanley River Bridge. The present bridge was constructed in 1968, with a higher concrete structure improving on the timber bridge which had been built in 1923. This copes with most fluctuations in the river height; however during prolonged heavy rain the water sometimes rises higher than the bridge and flows strongly over the road on the western approach. Fortunately, because of the proximity to the source, the river at Peachester rises and falls quickly, so a flood at the bridge seldom lasts longer than a few hours. However for those hours the bridge and the road are dangerous and impassable; and we are reminded that the bridge is an important east-west communication link.

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Peachester Bridge Opened The Stanley River Bridge at Peachester was officially opened last Saturday by the Chairman of the Shire Council (Councillor John Tytherleigh). The bridge was gaily decked with flags and bunting, and the ceremony was witnessed by a large assemblage. Councillor Tytherleigh, in his speech, briefly outlined the history of the bridge, and stated that the original estimate was £759/14/-, and the cost to the ratepayers was a little over £800. Peachester residents could congratulate themselves on the fact that the solid timbers used in the building of the bridge were grown in the vicinity. Mr Owen Jones, A.M.I.C.E., Councillor Burgess, Mr F. Warwick, Councillor B. Bryce, and the Shire Clerk (Mr H. Layt) also addressed the meeting. The ceremony of declaring the bridge open was then performed by Mrs W. A. Grigor, Mrs F. Warwick, and Miss Ivy Bryce. Over 70 persons sat down to an ‘al fresco’ tea, and afterwards children’s, men’s, ladies’, and boys’ races were held.

Opening of the Stanley River Bridge, October 1923. Mrs Elizabeth Grigor is cutting the ribbon

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Volunteers needed to help adults learn to read and write Sunshine Coast Council’s Adult Literacy Program is recruiting volunteers from across the region to tutor adults in literacy skills. Manager, Learning Communities, Ross Duncan said training for these valuable voluntary roles is offered free as part or Council’s literacy programs and provides participants with the skills to help others achieve something important in their life. “Becoming a volunteer adult literacy tutor can be a very rewarding experience,” Mr Duncan said. “Trained tutors provide invaluable support and assistance to adults learning to read and write in a welcoming, friendly and non-judgemental environment. The volunteer training is funded by the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative. Training will commence on February 7 at Kawana Library for people wishing to volunteer at either Beerwah, Caloundra, Kawana or Maleny libraries. Training for volunteers at either Noosa or Cooroy libraries will commence after Easter 2011. As there are limited places in the program, the selection process will involve an interview. For an information package please contact the Adult Literacy Coordinator on 5499 5414 or Caloundra Library on 5499 5444 or email Mignon.Fanton@ au For more information about the Adult Literacy Program, visit council’s library website.

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

second game. The 2011 Club Championships Men’s Fours will be played this weekend commencing at 9.00am on Saturday. The Ladies’ Fours Club Championship will commence on Wednesday, February 2. Night Bowls will start again for the year on Friday, February 4. There will be our usual ‘Open Two Bowl Pairs’ for bowlers, and also ‘Barefoot Bowls’ for anyone interested in having a ‘roll up’ with your family or friends. The Club has bowls available to use and new players will be provided assistance to get them up and rolling. For further information contact the Club after 4.00pm on 5496 9311 or Trevor Bertram on 5438 7058. In the Super Challenge Competition, Glasshouse Section 15 plays Cannon Hill ‘at home’ on Saturday, February 5 and Section 13 plays Tewantin ‘at home’ on Sunday, February 6. Nominations are now open for our ‘Summer Series’ Business Bowls competition which is due to commence on Wednesday, February 9. Teams wishing to enter may contact Terry Little on 0427 721 566 or Trevor Bertram. Coming Events Jackpot Triples – 9.00am Wednesday, February 9.

Contributed by Trevor Bertram

Ladies Day on Wednesday resulted in M Bertram and R Bruce def M Freshwater and M Duff, R Rix and R Scullion def D Hume and J McSwain, and J Albrecht and K White def D Garland and N Dean in the pairs games. D Hunt’s team drew with Rae Farrell’s team in the triples. Thursday’s ‘Open Pairs’ was terminated due to rain. Winners of the shortened game, on a count-back, were Vivian and Stan Corbett from Josef Albrecht and Robbie Dean both with a plus 9. Saturday afternoon Club selected triples winners were Jenny Hobson, Ron Rix and Rodney Sharpe with 2 wins plus 15 from the runners-up, Brian Fogarty, Richard White and Stuart Wilson with a margin of 17 in the

Tibro’s Netball Club 2011 Junior SIGN-ON Come and Try Day – Great Fun Sat 29th Jan 2-3pm Sign On

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Mooloolah Valley Bowls Club Contributed by Judy Walker.

We had a nice game of Social Bowls. The Raffle winners were Alex Thomson and Judy Walker. Friday 3 Bowl Pairs winners were John Esdaile and Darren Black, 2nd The EELS (Alex and Eric) and 3rd Hilda Burgess and Nigel Irvine. Saturday again just a social game but fine and hot conditions. The Raffle winners were Judy Walker and Kay White. I am quite sure Kay would have enjoyed the wine to celebrate her flash new Bowls. Our green should close on January 27 after a great challenge game on Australia Day between the White and Social Bowlers. Go the Whites.

When: Saturday 29th January 2011

1pm – 4pm at the courts

Saturday 5th February 2011

9am – 12 noon in the Clubhouse

“Come & Try” Sat 29th January 2-3pm Where: Netball Courts, Glasshouse Mtns Sports Club Steve Irwin Way, Glasshouse Mtns Minimum deposit due upon Sign-On $80 per player.

For further information please contact: Kathie Powter Registrar Ph: 5439 0555 Courses and mentors are available for coaching and umpiring. Come and meet new friends and have fun fun. Great way to work on staying fit, team building and learning new skills with the opportunity to be selected for Representative team.

Glasshouse Pony Club Sign On

There will be Ridden Sign On this Saturday, January 29 at 9.00am, Beerwah Sports Ground. Fees are $95.00 for riding members, and $25.00 for social members, all ages welcome. Please see the club’s website www. for more information, or Get Fit phone 0411 778 273.


Have Fun Social!

Competition starts Mon 31st January 2011 MONDAY NIGHTS

Over 30’s Division Ladies Comp Monday Nights and Open Age Comp – Minimum age 14 (year turning)


Mixed Open Age Comp – Minimum age 14 (year turning) To nominate a team or to join a team please contact: Adrienne Costin p: 0457 763 247 Tracey Blake p: 5494 0339

Softball sign-on

Sunshine Coast Hinterland Softball Association will hold their season sign-on on Saturday, January 29 and Saturday, February 5 from 9.00am - 2.00pm at A-Mart All Sports, Kawana.

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PLACE NAME PROPOSAL Naming of Waldrons Gully Sunshine Coast Regional Council

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Notice is given that the Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and Minister for Trade is inviting public comment on the naming of an unnamed gully as Waldrons Gully in accordance with the Place Names Act 1994.

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Queensland place name plan QPN1176, illustrating the location of Waldrons Gully, is available for public inspection at the Department of Environment and Resource Management, Nambour Office, Nambour Centenary Square, 52-64 Currie Street, Nambour; the Beerwah Library, Peachester Road, Beerwah and at the Sunshine Regional Council Offices at Caloundra and Nambour.


Copies of the proposal plan can also be downloaded from Queensland Place Names at

1300 739 133 0438 358 995


Enquiries regarding the proposed naming of Waldrons Gully should be directed to Mr Ross Norman, Senior Spatial Information Officer of the department by telephone on (07) 5451 2252 or by email at

mooloolah music lessons Teachers of Guitar, Flute, Piano Accordian & Theory. Ph: 5494 7568 or 0411 959 157 $18 piano lessons beerwah - Phone Ben 0423 350 029. A friendly environment. Air conditioned studio A+ TUITION - Primary all subjects & High school English. Qualified and Experienced Teacher. Contact Karen 0427196158 READING & MATHS TUITION All ages – Prep to Adult. Professional remedial reading programs. Results guaranteed in a short time space. READING, LITERACY and NUMERACY. Ph: 5494 7496 Fax: 5494 7283 Email:

Thank-you Norah, alister & maria of the late jim hall is very thankful for the many kind words & support received & acknowledges those who in spite of the weather managed to attend Jim's farewell & those who couldn't aswell. Your sympathy & support has been a comfort & is very much appreciated.

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The gully, which crosses the Peachester Road approximately three kilometres west of Beerwah, is proposed to be named in honour of the Waldron family who once owned and farmed most of the properties through which the gully runs during the early 1890’s.

Individual submissions, in writing, in support of the proposal or against the proposal, may be lodged with the Regional Services Director, South East Region, Department of Environment and Resource Management, PO Box 573, Nambour Qld 4560 until 18 March 2011.

c & k family day care Glasshouse has new vacancies for 2011. Flexible hours & CCB approved Phone: 5479 6295

bad credits? Home loans, car loans, personal loans, superannuation consoliation. Contact 0412 804 248.

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4.00 am Morning viewing 6.00 am Sunrise 5.00 am Morning viewing 12noon Midday Report 9.00 am All For Kids 1.00 pm The Food Lovers’ 12.30pm Robin Hood 9.30 am Hannah Guide to Australia Montana 1.30 pm Don Matteo: The Bag 1.30 pm Echo Beach 2.00 pm The Bill 10.00am 2011 Australian Open 2.30 pm Rex in Rome 3.30 pm Letters and Numbers 3.00 pm Children's programs 6.00 pm My Family All Day Event 4.00 pm The Journal 6.30 pm Shamwari: A Wild Life 4.30 pm PBS Newshour 7.00 pm ABC News 5.00 pm Today Tonight 5.30 pm Global Village 5.30 pm Deal or No Deal 6.00 pm Letters and Numbers 7.30 pm The 7.30 Report 8.00 pm The Bionic Vet 6.00 pm Seven Local News 6.30 pm World News 8.30 pm Ashes To Ashes 6.30 pm Seven News Australia 9.30pm Grand Designs: Bristol 7.00 pm Home & Away 7.30 pm Luke Nguyen’s 10.30pm The Good, The Bad 7.30 pm 2011 Australian Open Vietnam And The Ugg Boot 8.00 pm Gourmet Farmer All Night Event 8.30 pm Anthony Bourdain: No 11.25pm Superspy: The Man Who Betrayed The Reservations 12.30am Not Going Out West 9.30 pm World News Australia 12.20am Movie: Shadow Of The 1.00 am Home Shopping 10.05pm Movie: Towards 4.00 am NBC Today Eagle Zero 5.00 am Sunrise Extra 1.50 am Movie: Miss Sadie midnight Movie: Infernal 5.30 am Seven Early Thompson Affairs 2 News late night viewing continues late night viewing continues

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Saturday | 29 January 2011 NINE (WIN) SEVEN (SC)

4.00 am Rage 11.00am The Best In Australia 12noon Message Stick 12.30pm Best Of Australian Story 1.00 pm Basketball 3.00 pm Football: W-League 5.00 pm Bowls: NSW Open 2010 6.00 pm Kylie Kwong: My China 6.30 pm Best Of Gardening Australia 7.00 pm ABC News 7.30 pm Bed Of Roses 8.30 pm Midsomer Murders 10.10pm The Graham Norton Show 11.00pm Desperate Romantics 11.55pm Rage

6.00 am Brand Developers 6.30 am Handy Manny 7.00 am Weekend Sunrise 9.00 am Saturday Disney 11.00am Sally Bollywood Super Detective 12noon Sea Princesses 1.00 pm Zeke's Pad 1.30 pm Movie: Kronk's New Groove 3.00 pm Movie: Recipe For Disaster 5.00 pm Creek To Coast 5.30 pm Queensland Weekender 6.00 pm Seven News 6.30 pm 2011 Australian Open Day 13 11.05pm Movie: Forces Of Nature 1.20 am Movie: Asunder 3.30 am Hot Auctions late night viewing continues


6.00 am Morning viewing 9.00 am Saturday Kerri-Anne 10.00am Dogstar 10.30am Pixel Pinkie 11.00am G2G: Good to Go 11.30am The Sleepover Club 12noon The Shak 12.30pm Gilligan's Island 1.00 pm Movie: Hotel 3.30 pm Fishing Australia 4.00 pm 30 Minute Menu 4.30 pm Random Acts of Kindness 5.30 pm Postcards International 6.00 pm National News 6.30 pm Australia's Funniest Home Videos 7.30 pm The Cube 8.30 pm Movie: Alexander 12.45am Movie: A Time To Remember late night viewing continues

6.00 am Morning viewing 8.30 am Puzzle Play 9.00 am 9am News 9.30 am TBA 10.00am The Circle 12noon Dr Phil 1.00 pm Oprah Winfrey Show 2.00 pm Ready Steady Cook 3.00 pm Judge Judy 3.30 pm Two Guys And A Girl 4.00 pm Good Chef Bad Chef 4.30 pm The Bold And The Beautiful 5.00 pm TEN News 6.00 pm TBA 10.30pm Outrageous Fortune 11.30pm TEN Late News midnight Sports Tonight 12.30am The Late Show With David Letterman 1.30 am Buffy: The Vampire Slayer late night viewing continues

TEN 6.00 am Toasted TV 9.00 am Scope 9.30 am H20 - Just Add Water 10.00am Video Hits 12noon The Circle 1.00 pm Big Cat Diary 2.00 pm Country Music Awards 2011 4.30 pm Making Tracks 5.00 pm TBA 6.00 pm TBA 6.30 pm TBA 7.30 pm TBA 9.15 pm TBA 11.45pm TBA 2.00 am Home Shopping 4.00 am Bayless Conley 4.30 am It Is Written 5.00 am Hour Of Power


Monday | 31 January 2011 NINE (WIN) SEVEN (SC)

4.00 am Morning viewing 5.05 am World News 1.00 pm Food Lovers' Guide to 11.30 am Naturally Sadie 12noon Midday Report Australia 12.30pm Pride And Prejudice 1.30 pm Les Misérables 3.30 pm Letters and Numbers 1.30 pm An Island Parish 2.00 pm The Bill 4.00 pm The Journal 4.30 pm FIFA Futbol Mundial 3.00 pm Children’s programs 6.00 pm My Family 5.00 pm The Crew 6.30 pm Shamwari 5.30 pm Global Village 6.00 pm Letters and Numbers 7.00 pm ABC News 6.30 pm World News Australia 7.30 pm The 7.30 Report 8.00 pm Grumpy Guide To...: 7.30 pm Mythbusters Romance 8.30 pm Man v Wild 9.30 pm World News Australia 8.30 pm Gandhi: The Road To Freedom 10.00pm Facejacker 9.30 pm Drive 10.30pm South Park 10.30pm Lateline 11.30pm The World Game 11.05pm Lateline Business 12.30am Movie: The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter 11.35pm Murphy's Law late night viewing continues late night viewing continues

SBS 5.05 am World News 1.00 pm Movie: Three Times 3.30 pm Letters and Numbers 4.00 pm The Journal 4.30 pm PBS Newshour 5.30 pm Global Village 6.00 pm Letters and Numbers 6.30 pm World News Australia 7.30 pm The Vaccine War 8.30 pm Lost in Wonderland 9.30 pm World News Australia 10.05pm The Late Session: Gender 11.05pm Hot Docs: To Be and To Have 12.55am Movie: Luxury Car 2.30 am Weatherwatch Overnight

SBS 5.00 am World News 1.00 pm Movie: Good Hands 2.40 pm His Mother’s Voice 3.00 pm Help 3.30 pm Letters and Numbers 4.00 pm The Journal 4.30 pm PBS Newshour 5.30 pm Global Village 6.00 pm Letters and Numbers 6.30 pm World News Australia 7.35 pm Rex in Rome 8.30 pm Big Love: Free At Last 9.30 pm World News Australia 10.05pm Movie: Howl’s Moving Castle 12.10am Movie: Queens 2.10 am Weatherwatch Overnight


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Tuesday | 1 February 2011 NINE (WIN) SEVEN (SC)

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6.00 am Morning viewing 11.00am National Morning News 11.30am Alive and Cooking 12noon Ellen Degeneres Show 1.00 pm The View 2.00 pm Days Of Our Lives 3.00 pm Entertainment Tonight 3.30 pm Hi-5 4.00 pm Pyramid 4.30 pm Afternoon News 5.30 pm Hot Seat 6.00 pm National News 6.30 pm WIN News 7.00 pm A Current Affair 7.30 pm The Big Bang Theory 8.00 pm Top Gear 9.30 pm 20 to 1 10.30pm Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares late night viewing continues

Wednesday | 2 February 2011 NINE (WIN) SEVEN (SC) ABC 4.00 am Morning viewing 12noon Midday Report 12.30pm National Press Club 1.30 pm Ben's Zoo 2.00 pm The Bill 3.00 pm Children’s programs 6.00 pm My Family 6.30 pm Shamwari 7.00 pm ABC News 7.30 pm The 7.30 Report 8.00 pm QI 8.30 pm The Trophy Room 9.00 pm Outnumbered 9.30 pm Spicks And Specks 10.00pm Getting On 10.30pm Lateline 11.05pm Lateline Business 11.35pm Brat Camp 12.25am Grand Designs late night viewing continues

6.00 am Sunrise 9.00 am The Morning Show 11.30am Seven Morning News 12noon Movie: A Stranger's Heart 2.00 pm Dr Oz 3.00 pm Nurses 3.30 pm All For Kids 4.00 pm It's Academic 4.30 pm Seven News 5.00 pm Today Tonight 5.30 pm Deal or No Deal 6.00 pm Seven Local News 6.30 pm Seven News 7.00 pm Home and Away 7.30 pm TBA midnight Not Going Out 1.00 am Home Shopping late night viewing continues

6.00 am Morning viewing 11.00am National Morning News 11.30am Alive and Cooking 12noon Entertainment Tonight 12.30pm Hi-5 1.00 pm One Day Series Australia v England 5.00 pm Hot Seat 5.30 pm One Day Series Australia v England 6.10 pm WIN News 6.30 pm One Day Series Australia v England 9.00 pm Movie: Terminator 3 11.15pm Tears Of The Sun 1.30 am Entertainment Tonight 2.00 am Danoz late night viewing continues

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Sunday | 30 January 2011 NINE (WIN) SEVEN (SC)

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