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from Suburban This week still looks Surf pretty sad in the overdue swell. hope for a long From inconsistent E/SE Tuesday to Thursday there is an ground swell with around the one to two-foot mark. waves only Winds through Friday will be tending to the morning. Spots northerly with lighter NW in to check would beaches for more be the open swell corners in the arvos. early, then the northerly Saturday has a with SW winds southerly change early, followed by a SE change. However, waves will the half to one-foot be even smaller Saturday around southerly ground mark. Hopefully there is a small swell predicted to build for Sunday arvo. So hit the open beaches. However, winds from the E/NE, will be making it a bit messy. High tide between mid-mor is ning and the water temp and lunchtime all this week is still sitting around 20-degree mark. the A spring suit for the early morning a good call. Good is surfing and here’s least some rideable hoping for at waves.

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] In agenda, on page 20, this week we are just grazing the surface of a complex issue – the US economy. In the midst of election madness, there are signs that things could be looking up for Americans, and it’s all down to confidence. Are US consumers just faking it till they make it, or is the fiscal situation over there really turning around? It may be far too early to tell, but no doubt the world’s economists will be closely watching what happens next. There is a fantastic story in health and beauty about a straw that is helping to save lives. Want to make the world a better place? Buy a straw, I say. Find out how on page 30. To lighten the mood I would encourage you to head to page 32, and read Dr Plonk’s column. Our favourite wine-imbibing medic has been sorting through his instruments and there’s not a stethoscope in sight.

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t is believed that breast cancer is one of the oldest known forms of cancerous tumours. Ancient documents describe the disease, and it is perhaps due to the fact that it is one of the most visible cancers that it has been so well documented. History is littered with instances of women who have battled and succumbed to the disease but it was not until the 1800s, probably due to a dramatic improvement in the human mortality rate, that it became more common. There is evidence linking breastfeeding to a lower risk of getting breast cancer and it is thought that the low incidence of the disease in previous generations may be due to the fact that those women had a lot more children. So is the disease on the rise, or are we just getting better at detecting it? According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, there are lifestyle factors that can increase the risk of developing the disease, such as obesity, excessive alcohol consumption,

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Breast cancer is not a female-only disease. While breast cancer in males is rare (it accounts for less than one per cent of all breast cancers), there are still men fighting the disease. And yet there is very little information available to men. Before the 20th century, breast cancer in women was feared and rarely discussed. The Breast Cancer Network Australia advises men to talk openly about the disease, so that male breast cancer too can become better understood. There is not a lot of information for men fighting the disease and no face-to-face support groups for Australian men with breast cancer. There are organisations that can help, though. For a list, head to www.bcna.org.au and click on the link ‘About breast cancer’ and then ‘Male breast cancer’.

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What is pink ribbon all about? Monday, October 22 is Pink Ribbon Day. An initiative run by the Cancer Council, Pink Ribbon Day helps raise awareness of breast cancer, as well as funds, in support of Australian women affected by this disease. You can get involved by selling merchandise, holding a fundraising event, volunteering or simply donating. Head to pinkribbonday.com.au to find out more. The Pink Ribbon Breakfast is an initiative of the National Breast Cancer Foundation and

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MWP spoke with Dr Julie Thompson, GP and clinical adviser to Breast Cancer Network Australia, about the importance of self-examinations.

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and an inactive lifestyle. These factors may be contributing to an increase in breast cancer among Australian women. And while we may be hearing at least anecdotally of more women being diagnosed with breast cancer, the good news is that the number of women surviving it has also increased over the past 30 years. According to the Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) this year an estimated 14,610 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. However, most will survive the disease. “Between 1982 and 1987, 72 per cent of women diagnosed with breast cancer were expected to survive more than five years,” the BCNA reported last month. “This increased to 90 per cent of women diagnosed in 2010. In 2010, 83 per cent of women were still living more than 10 years after their diagnosis, compared with 64 per cent in the late 1980s and early 1990s.”

self-examinations, but how do we do that? A. What we encourage is for women to be ‘breast aware’. That means women should become familiar with the look and feel of their own breasts. Look in the mirror when undressed for a shower and note if there is any change to the nipple or skin or shape of the breast. Feel your breasts when under the shower and note if there is any new lump or thickening or any specific area that is tender to the touch. Most women have a texture or some lumpiness when they feel their breast tissue. What we want is for women to become familiar [with what is normal]. If something changes see your GP. Q. Where do we go if we find anything unusual about our breasts? A. The GP is the first port of call. Your GP will take a history and examine your breasts and order appropriate tests. For women over 35 years of age this will be a mammogram and possibly a breast ultrasound. For women less than 35 years of age, a breast ultrasound is usually the first imaging ordered and a mammogram may be added if indicated. Q. What will the GP do if cancer is suspected? A. If the clinical examination and the mammogram and ultrasound suggest the lump

may be cancer, a biopsy of the suspicious area will be organised. This will usually be done in consultation with the breast surgeon. The biopsy is usually done under ultrasound guidance to ensure the suspicious area is accurately sampled. Results are usually available within 48 hours. Q. What are some other causes of lumps? A. The other common causes of breast lumps are: a prominent area of normal breast tissue; a cyst, which is a local collection of fluid and may be painful if large, and if causing pain may be aspirated to relieve symptoms; fibroadenoma, which is an overgrowth of normal breast tissue, and is solid rather than cystic. The combination of a clinical examination plus mammogram and ultrasound is very accurate in determining whether something is a cyst or solid. Solid lumps may be biopsied to confirm they are benign. Q. Any other important messages for the women of the Sunshine Coast? A. If you detect a change in your breast, either the look or feel, see your local GP. Nine out of 10 lumps will be benign. Should the lump be cancer, the earlier it is found and treated the better your [chances of] survival. For women with early breast cancer the survival rates are now 90 per cent. Do not delay seeking help because you are frightened the lump may be cancer. Early detection saves lives. continued over >

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WHO Shine Community Care WHAT Fundraising dinner and auction WHERE 4th Floor Restaurant, Mooloolaba Shine Community Care is a local community initiative of C3 Church Kawana Waters. Run by volunteers and with no paid staff, Shine is currently helping 60 families through personal crises such as violence, poverty or homelessness – often families who are unable to find assistance though existing agencies and are left with little hope. Guests were entertained by local musician Michael Fuhrman-Luck and bought auction items to help raise funds for the initiative – Shine does not receive any government funding and depends on donations from the community to continue its work.

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WHO Women’s Lifestyle Expo WHAT Two-day event WHERE Lake Kawana Community Centre Kelly Pendlebury, Louise Hickey Models Hazel & Greer

The annual Women’s Lifestyle Expo has become a key event for women in South-East Queensland. This year the event attracted more than 8000 attendees who browsed 120 trade and community or non-profit exhibitions and enjoyed a range of workshops by acclaimed speakers. There were also delicious food, a free pamper room and an art gallery. PHOTOS Lauren Biggs

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WHO Beautiful Minds Australia WHAT Film screening and panel discussion WHERE Sunshine Coast TAFE, Mountain Creek Written, directed and produced by actress Jennifer Siebel Newson and featuring interviews with Katie Couric, Geena Davis, Condoleezza Rice and dozens of other influential men and women, Miss Representation is an American film that explores the limited portrayal of women in mainstream media and its impact on women seeking positions of social influence. Beautiful Minds director Marina Passalaris presented the film before leading a discussion with those in attendance.

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aleny Dairies is inviting local brides to trash their wedding dresses to help kids in need. The local dairy will attempt to set a world record on October 21 for the number of brides who to take part in this increasingly popular post-wedding tradition. The farm will provide a photographic backdrop of farm animals, farm equipment, scenic vistas or even mud for brides who want to take part to help raise funds for Sunny Kids charity. Kay Hollyoak from Maleny Dairies says brides can choose how far they go, with options as simple as posing for a picture in front of a scenic view, to more daring feats such as rolling around in mud. “Trashing your wedding dress is getting more and more popular and we wanted to get people together and have fun and help others,” says Hollyoak.

Each bride receives a professional photograph of her efforts, with family and husbands welcome to take their own photos on the day. The event will raise funds for SunnyKids, to help it brighten the lives of underprivileged kids. Entry is $60 per bride, with a 70-metre waterslide available on the day for brides’ and families’ entertainment. The event will be held at Maleny Dairies’ McCarthy Road property. Register at malenydairies.com. Maleny Dairies is a local success story. With many small dairies bowing to tough competition from large supermarket operations, Maleny Dairies uses the services of at least six local farms, while the Maleny Dairies brand has enjoyed a significant sales boost in the past year. “We’ve had the farm for 60 years and we’ve bottled milk for 10 years and it keeps getting bigger,” says Hollyoak.

The Queensland Air Museum will feature one of the Australian Defence Force’s most iconic pieces of aviation, a retired F-111 fighter jet. The Federal Government has announced the preferred recipients to lend six of the fighter jets to across the country, and the only chance for aviation fanatics to see one in Queensland is at the QAM in Caloundra from early 2013. Member for Caloundra Mark McArdle says this is a boost for local tourism. “This is a massive win for the QAM and its dedicated hardworking volunteers who have rallied hard to secure the fighter jet,” McArdle says. “Not only will this help preserve a significant part of Australia’s military heritage, but this will provide a major boost to our local tourism industry.” F-111 fighter jets used to perform the spectacular dump and burn at many exhibitions, including Brisbane’s Riverfire, until the RAAF retired them in 2010 after nearly 40 years of service.

ON THE SCENE The Sunshine Coast Council Events Network (scene) will host local event management expert Liz Rivers at the final educational workshop for 2012. The workshop is at 1.30pm, Thursday, October 18 at the Sunshine Coast TAFE Mooloolaba Campus. FLOWER POWER Sunshine Coast Council is presenting The Flower Exposed exhibition by local artist duo Justine and Richard Newport at Caloundra Regional Gallery from October 10 to November 18. Bookings are essential by calling the gallery on 5420 8299. UNI GUESTS The University of the Sunshine Coast is leading an AusAIDfunded program to help the people of Indonesia better manage the coral reef islands of Gili Matra. Academics will host a delegation of 12 representatives. CHARITY FASHION SHOW University of the Sunshine Coast public relations students have teamed up with 4 Paws Animal Rescue to create a charity fashion parade. The event is on tonight, Friday, October 12. For tickets go to theeventscentre.com.au.

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MARKETS GET NEW MANAGER Not-for-profit community group Bloomhill Cancer Help has been selected as the new managers of the much-loved Cotton Tree Market. “The selection panel received three expressions of interest and was impressed with Bloomhill’s outstanding submission, which demonstrated their organisation had the skills and experience required to manage a community market,” says division 8 councillor Jason O’Pray. “Bloomhill Cancer Help has a proven track record in the management of a range of large-scale events and retail outlets across the Sunshine Coast. “After processing Bloomhill’s application for an event permit in line with normal evaluation procedures, council hopes to formally appoint Bloomhill Cancer Help at the end of October. Council will work closely with existing stallholders, Bloomhill Cancer Help and other stakeholders in the community to ensure a smooth transition.” Bloomhill Cancer Help general manager Mervat Thompson says

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Former prime minister John Howard says the terrorists responsible for the 2002 Bali bombings have failed to drive a wedge between Australia and Indonesia. Bombs detonated at two nightclubs in the tourist area of Kuta in Bali on October 12, 2002, killed 202 people, including 88 Australians, and injured many others. Howard was prime minister when the attacks occurred. “Those mindless terrorists responsible carried out an act of hatred against the way of life that we hold dear,” Howard said at a 10th anniversary memorial in Darwin. “I’m sure that one of the things they wanted to do was to push Australia and Indonesia further apart. One of the things we can do is say, if that was one of their goals, they failed completely.” He said the co-operation that arose following the Bali attacks began a new period of intimacy between Australia and Indonesia. AAP

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Poll shows lift in Labor support in Queensland Support for Labor has grown in Queensland but the Gillard Government would still lose an election, according to a Newspoll. Labor’s primary vote in Queensland has risen from 22 to 30 per cent. The Coalition’s primary vote in the state AAP has fallen from a 54 per cent high to 47 per cent. More men than women believe Abbott would make a better prime minister – 42 per cent of male voters, compared with 34 per cent of females. The picture is reversed when looking at those who believe Gillard is the better choice, with 41 per cent of women agreeing and 36 per cent of men. The surveys were carried out between July and September. AAP

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candidate who was decisively beaten by Romney last Wednesday. The president beseeched voters not to be duped by the suave debater seen by 67 million television viewers, but to focus on the “real Mitt Romney” who, he said, promised tax cuts for the rich and cared little for teachers.

The steady rise in home prices may also be affecting voter perceptions of the economy But the president still has plenty of work to do – despite the brightening auto and housing industries, the broader US economy is struggling. It grew at a meagre 1.3 per cent annual rate in the April-June quarter. Most economists foresee little strengthening for the rest of the year. Hiring remains too sluggish to reduce high unemployment, which is at 7.8 per cent. The

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more than the average growth over the past 10. And it extends a growth trend that began after holiday sales sank 4.4 per cent in 2008 in the midst of the recession. Increased consumer confidence is also a factor in this year’s auto sales gains. Last week, auto makers reported solid increases in September. Total sales for the month are expected to exceed 1.1 million vehicles, up 11 per cent from September 2011. Analysts expect sales to total about 14.3 million this year, up from 12.8 million last year. Sales peaked at 17 million in 2005 before hitting a 30-year low of 10.4 million during the recession in 2009. Auto purchases have been robust in part because people are replacing cars they kept during the recession. The average age of vehicles on US roads is nearly 11 years. Bargain loan rates are also fuelling sales. Some banks and credit unions are offering two per cent financing to car buyers with good credit. Rates from some auto makers’ finance companies are even lower. No doubt the politicians will be talking about it. Obama has previously boasted that the bailout of General Motors and

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Chrysler helped save more than a million jobs. GM and Chrysler have since returned to profitability and hired thousands. Detroit’s auto makers build most of their cars in the Midwest, including Ohio, which is an election battleground state. Romney has countered that the auto companies should have gone through bankruptcy with private funding and been allowed to recover with government-backed private loans. The steady rise in home prices may also be affecting voter perceptions of the economy. The price increases coincide with higher sales fuelled by record-low mortgage rates. The gains could embolden people who had been spooked by their shrunken home values or are wary of selling or investing in a home. A gauge of prices calculated by CoreLogic, a private data provider, jumped 4.6 per cent in August compared with August 2011. It was the sharpest year-over-year gain in more than six years. Other home-price measures have also risen. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index rose in July compared with a year ago, a second straight increase. And an index compiled by a federal

housing regulator has reported annual increases. Only 20 large cities out of 100 that CoreLogic tracked showed declines in the 12 months that ended in August. That compared with 26 in July. Home prices are still 30 per cent below their peak in June 2006, according to Case-Shiller. That was the height of the housing boom. “The housing market’s gains are increasingly geographically diverse, with only six states continuing to show declining prices,” says Mark Fleming, chief economist for CoreLogic. The six states with price declines are Kentucky, Connecticut, Alabama, New Jersey, Illinois and Rhode Island. The auto and housing industries are benefiting from the historically low interest rates engineered by the Federal Reserve. The Fed last month launched a mortgage-bond buying program to try to drive down mortgage rates further. The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is already a record-low 3.4 per cent. Since 2008, the Fed bought more than $US2 trillion in Treasury’s and mortgage bonds to try to drive down long-term rates. Besides lower mortgage rates, lower long-term rates have led to cheaper auto loans. Joseph LaVorgna, chief US economist at Deutsche Bank, says housing and auto manufacturing are providing critical support for a still sub-par economy. And he pointed to a connection between the two: rising home prices make home owners feel more secure and more willing to buy expensive items such as cars. “Housing is a lifeline,” LaVorgna says. “We would be a lot worse off without it.” AAP

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Currently Used As A Wholesale and Retail Landscape Supply Yard • 3255m2 of prime Sunshine Coast industrial land with long term tenant • Showing a 7.3% return on investment based on the list price • Current tenant paying $90K per annum + out goings + CPI adjustments • The site is ideally suited for further development in the future • 60% Site usage yields 1953m2 of tilt slab construction for sale or lease

AS RATES FALL, WHERE DOES THAT LEAVE INVESTMENTS?

Chris Harris is from Ord Minnett in Buderim

FOR SALE POA Retail and Wholesale Landscape Supplies • Long established retail landscape supply business • Positioned on a busy main road with easy access • Excellent yard layout, drive thru customer access • Your choice of plant and equipment you wish to purchase • Some vendor finance available to approved purchaser • Business is situated in a high residential growth corridor

FOR SALE $150,000 + P&E 5 Day Week CBD Espresso Bar • CBD Espresso and Snack Bar with absolutely brand new fitout • Closed weekends, Xmas period and no Easter or public holidays • Long established business positioned in a prime location. Excellent presentation, heaps of CBD walk by trade • Start early and finish early, approx 2pm daily, no weekends • Cheapest rent in town, only paying $45 per day guaranteed • A tidy net profit forecast of over $105K + per annum

FOR SALE $135,000 + SAV Gold Coast Gold Mine • A class newsagency/no paper run/fantastic cash business • Positioned in the best retail location on the Gold Coast • New Golden Casket shop fitout $140K/ very affordable lease • Run with 2 x owners (flexible 35hrs each) with three casual staff • Full accountants figures available/ sales increasing daily • This newsagency has huge growth potential • The best and most affordable agency we have listed this year

FOR SALE $450,000 + SAV Wholesale Supplier To Supermarkets • Hydroponic lettuce supplier for 18 years. Set on 3.2Ha of prime freehold property with infrastructure • 3 Bed two storey house / swimming pool / sheds office / etc • Full accountants figures available for the last 20 years • Nothing to spend all P&E in first class working order • Guaranteed great bottom line returns year in year out. There is room to expand the operation by 4 or more acres

FOR SALE $1,850,000 WIWO Freehold Ladies Only Fitness Centre • Non franchised ladies only fitness and training centre • Centrally located, fully fitted air-conditioned premises • Over 550 fully active members with training of all ages • The business was established 2006 and increasing daily • Classes include weights – personal training – massage • Open 5½ days a week, low rent and long lease available

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hat a pleasant surprise for borrowers. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) brought forward Christmas with a 25-basis point rate cut, and if you listen to some market analysts we could see an RBA rate of 2.5 per cent. On the face of it, this looks a little aggressive and as usual timing details are light on. So, what does the RBA want and what can we expect from investments when rates start to fall? To answer the first question, the RBA recognises that the Australian economy may not be as robust as first thought and can see the mining investment boom coming to an end earlier than first anticipated. To this end, by lowering rates it offers some relief to businesses and homes carrying debt, which the RBA hopes will translate to increased spending on consumables, both goods and services. They want you to spread the Christmas cheer. Also, a falling Australian dollar would be appreciated. What I’ll be watching over the coming months is whether the interest rate cuts result in increased spending or whether mortgagees continue to pay down debt. I suspect a little of both. The drain, however, will be felt by retirees sitting in cash. In relation to growth assets such as property and shares, I suspect an increase in capital value. From a high-level point of view, in relation to property, if banks open the vaults to borrowers we’ll see an improvement in the market as the equation between renting and borrowing improves in favour of buying. I wouldn’t expect a strong run in prices as demographics are not strongly in our favour and banks will still be careful to whom they lend. For equity markets, the rate cuts widen the gap between incomepaying stocks and cash. Those

companies that have strong balance sheets and cash flow should maintain their dividends, which should tempt investors back to the market. More directly, falling mortgage rates should assist with mortgage stress, allow banks to clip the ticket on the way through by passing on 20 not 25 basis points but still lower the interest rate they pay to depositors. Additionally, a falling Australian dollar results in our big miners increasing margins, as commodities are priced in US dollars. Chris Harris is a representative of Ord Minnett Ltd, AFS licence 237121. This article contains general financial advice only and does not consider your personal circumstances; you should determine its suitability to you. Before acquiring a financial product you should consider the relevant product disclosure statement. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

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HOT TIP Accumulate – Computershare (CPU). Provides share registry services in more than 20 countries. CPU has a globally unique value proposition, excellent technology and competency in acquisitions which makes it a ‘buy and hold’ type stock. Despite weak conditions, the company should deliver on its 10 to 15 per cent EPS growth target this year as it works through the BNY-Mellon acquisition. Source: Ord Minnett Buderim

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Are you sick of working weekends or for your boss? Is now the time for you to take control of your destiny? Well, this could be your chance to break free! This 5 day p/week, 20 year established local icon is bound to impress. It is a non-trade based, light manufacturing opportunity that is easy to learn and perfectly located in the Coasts boom area of Kawana. The business generated profits of approx. $150,000 in 2012 (for a working couple) and has a 3 year average of over $170,000 pa. Clients are diverse and product is sent out to all areas of Australia and beyond. Included in the asking price is an impressive inventory of equipment which would cost well in excess of $300,000 to replace.

Very profitable leading Sunshine Coast based supply and installation company in the renovation and building industry. Purpose built facility, 5-day-a-week business, market leader with blue chip clients across South East Queensland. Key staff are in place, and extensive plant and equipment is included. Net profit for 2012 over $340K. Ideal business for husband/wife team. Current owners will provide training.

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BRENDALE CAR WASH Want to make CASH 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in a no brainer business? Then this is for you. This long established car wash is located on a major traffic intersection and has no competition for miles. It has major road presence making it highly visible and features easy access for customers. Fully automated, this business comes complete with a touchless Automatic, 5 selfserve bays, water recycling, 7 vacuum cleaners and full range of vending products. Car washes have extremely high barriers to entry so they are very safe and secure. The wet weather is gone and with the Dry here this business is booming. If you are serious about owning an easy CASH business with minimal hassles, you must look at this. $450,000 + SAV Michael Yared – 0431 172 889

COMMERCIAL CLEANING - HIGH RETURNS, MINIMAL EFFORT Oliver’s Café enjoys the best position on the seaside strip in Mooloolaba. Currently run under management and boasting a turnover in excess of $1.6million, this very desirable and profitable licensed café has enormous growth potential in the hands of new and enthusiastic owners. Seating 26 indoor, and 50 “al fresco” with ocean views, Olivers Café is a ‘MUST’ inspect business that is sure to impress. Don’t miss this fabulous opportunity.

Oliver’s Café will be sold by tender closing Friday 26th October at 5pm. An information memorandum is available to potential purchasers.

Asking $55,000 WIWO

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Linda Harley – 0488 103 310

STRIKE IT RICH A safe and secure business with high barriers to entry - this Bowling Alley is truly an A Grade business. With consistent turnover and margins that run like clockwork year after year, the business makes net profits in excess of $250,000 per year. It has been established for over 25 years and has local clientele who keep coming in week after week. The nearest competition is 30 minutes away and it has a diverse range of revenue from lane hire, food and drinks, amusements, vending machines as well as a pro-shop. The cost to set a business like this would be in excess of $1,300,000, so the selling price is less than setup costs. A closer inspection of this business will prove a once in a lifetime opportunity. Offers over $850,000 + SAV

Michael Yared – 0431 172 889

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How good is this privately owned commercial cleaning business? Servicing commercial clients on a regular work schedule this business is easy to operate, has weekly cashflow and provides an excellent Sunshine Coast lifestyle. Currently operated by a husband and wife team working 18 hours per week the business is returning $57,000 per annum leaving plenty of scope to grow the business further or take advantage of the lifestyle it offers. No special skills are required, just attention to detail and a desire to deliver good customer service.

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he Sunshine Coast is quickly getting behind the new Oceanside at Kawana identity amid increasing awareness of Stockland’s plans for the region, according to the developer. The new name for the $5 billion central Kawana area was unveiled four weeks ago, together with more details of the proposed 17-hectare regional Health Hub. Since then business and property groups have moved quickly to adopt the Oceanside identity, which includes Stockland’s existing Birtinya residential community. Birtinya at Oceanside is positioned to provide new housing options for anyone planning to work at either the public or private hospitals or the associated Health Hub. Several health industry professionals have already built homes at Birtinya and more are expected to move into the community as Oceanside comes to life. Stockland regional manager David Laner believes awareness of the massive investment planned for Oceanside has increased significantly over the past four weeks.

“We have seen more inquiry at our Birtinya community since the announcement, especially from buyers such as international doctors and other health workers,” he says. “People are starting to grasp the magnitude of what is coming and want to find out more about the opportunities Oceanside presents. The perfect place to start is our Birtinya at Oceanside Sales and Information Centre, where visitors can see a huge plan of the entire area. “There is also a dedicated website at www.oceansidekawana.com.au that has more information about the Health Hub and all the other components planned for this new destination.’’ Birtinya at Oceanside is on the shores of Lake Kawana and offers a range of waterfront home sites from 391 to 962 square metres and priced from $362,950. Home and land packages at the community start at $648,675. Homes in Birtinya are within easy walking and cycling distance of the Health Hub, and the future Oceanside town centre and transit precincts.

LIFE ON THE LAKE Developers are reporting waterfront residential addresses in Kawana are now being highly sought following announcements of the major projects set to commence in the area. Edgewater Lake Kawana opened in August 2012 and motivated local and interstate buyers are quickly buying prime investments. Edgewater Lake Kawana offers a selection of contemporary and luxuriously styled apartments and penthouses. These luxury apartments have already proved popular with just 10 penthouses remaining to be sold. Andrew O’Connor, who is the development manager for Avara Property Group, reports he has received a strong endorsement from buyers of Edgewater Lake Kawana following its August opening. “We were overwhelmed with the positive response from buyers when they inspected their new apartments,” he says. The location of Edgewater Lake Kawana – with Stockland’s Oceanside development right on its doorstep – makes it a desirable investment. Oceanside Kawana’s vision is to have homes, shopping, business and services in the one location. Mayor Mark Jamieson has endorsed the economic development of the area. “Job creation in Kawana will be one of the area’s greatest strengths and with that comes a demand for all types of residential housing. Projects like this are a welcome boost to our community.”

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he weather is warming up, but next time you reach for your drink bottle consider there are a billion people worldwide who don’t have access to clean water. Rob Shackleford from LifeStraw Australia says the humanitarian need caused by waterborne diseases is bigger than malaria. “Every day 6000 people die as a result, and the majority are children,” he says. LifeStraw is a small but effective water filtration device designed to prevent common waterborne diseases, and can filter 1000 litres of drinking water (roughly 18 months’ worth for an adult). The larger LifeStraw Family unit can be installed in villages and households and provides clean, filtered water for a family of five for three years. LifeStraw’s overseas manufacturer distributes to the United Nations, humanitarian groups and military units worldwide, but Shackleford’s Woombye-based organisation is the only one that provides the devices to the public. This means locals can purchase a LifeStraw for their own use when camping or travelling overseas, “but at the same time raise money for humanitarian aid”, he says. They can also donate a unit. LifeStraw Australia has established a fundraising partnership with The Rotary Club of Buderim, and if you donate a LifeStraw ($30) or LifeStraw Family unit ($90) via the club LifeStraw Australia will match the donation. Shackleford says the cost is relatively low considering the filter’s capacity equates to a pallet of bottled drinking water, which would

One straw can filter 1000 litres be much more expensive and difficult to transport. Twelve-hundred family units were donated during last year’s floods in Thailand and Shackleford says one unit was supplying filtered water to at least 30 people. “For them it’s a lifesaving thing – a family has clean drinking water, something we take for granted.” Local businessman Mark Stitt, the director of Suncoast Fitness, became involved with the LifeStraw Australia project several years ago and next week will deliver 150 family units to Fiji, which has an ongoing water contamination problem. “The Rotary Club of Nadi has helped us identify 20 villages that have a high need of cleaner water,” Stitt says. “Most of these villages are getting water from an estuary, which is also the rubbish tip and where animals go when they die.” While LifeStraws have been heavily used in Africa, Stitt is keen to see more Australians get behind the project, to raise awareness of the need for clean water in our neighbouring countries. “Fiji, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea,” Stitt says. “Many of us go to these amazing resorts and we’re not aware of the humanitarian crisis in the country.” For more information or to donate a LifeStraw visit lifestraw.com.au.

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The infertility puzzle As I discussed a few weeks ago, female age is the most common reason our patients are having difficulty conceiving. However, there are a number of other factors that can lead to fertility issues. Besides age, other critical impacts on fertility include weight, followed by lifestyle factors such as smoking, alcohol intake, stress or pre-existing medical conditions. Male infertility can be linked to past medical conditions such as cancer treatments, genetic reasons or lifestyle factors, with men exposed to a lot of heat in their job (such as working in a mine, near a furnace or even taxi and truck driving) having a higher chance of a lower sperm count.

The puzzle of treating a couple’s infertility involves looking at both medical histories and conducting routine check-ups. Manageable impacts on fertility such as smoking, alcohol consumption, weight or diet are then addressed to make treatment more effective. People should look for a clinic that takes an active, holistic approach to preparing couples for a healthy pregnancy – one that has formed alliances with local natural health practitioners who have proven experience in their field for fertility health. These could include a yoga instructor, naturopath, dietitian, Chinese herbalist, acupuncturist, personal trainer, life coach, chiropractor or physiotherapist.

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oys love toys! Recently Mrs Plonk asked me (politely) to clean up the junk. Not the stuff in the trunk but my wine-related and ever-soessential toys I use to enhance my wine experience. They were strategically left around the house to facilitate the enjoyment of the vinous process. I couldn’t really see the problem in leaving a champagne de-corker in with the first aid kit. Everybody knows more people are killed and maimed in the world from wayward flying champagne corks than die of bee stings. Or is it shark bites? I must say that if there is a wine gadget, I have bought it, been given it for a gift or asked to review it. My favourite is Mr Corky. He sounds like an inebriated Stephen King clown that smells of cough medicine, but he is my mate. He’s basically a gas-filled device with a hollow spear that pierces the cork. The downward pressure releases the gas and it lifts up

the cork with no damage, especially to old corks. Mrs Plonk found this one near my copy of 50 Shades! Never underestimate the ingenuity of mankind and his ability to adapt products into other uses. One very late night, my mate Hamish and I created the world’s first sparkling sauvignon blanc. Thanks Mr Soda Stream. About two years later I interviewed this Kiwi winemaker and he proudly reached into his bag of tricks and said, “I have a world first.” His eyes glistened with the excitement of a schoolboy who had just discovered Friday late-night world movies. He beat his chest and said, “Here, have a crack at this, the world’s first sparkling sauvignon blanc!” Bloody Kiwis, next they will be claiming pavlovas and lamingtons! Wine preservation gadgets abound. The trick is to remove oxygen exposure to opened wine to reduce the spoiling effect. This can range from devices that dispense inert gasses like nitrogen to displace

air, to wine-sealing bags that take up space in the bottle. A cheap gadget is the vacuum pumping devices that remove the air Austin Powers style. Maybe it was this one she found near Mr Grey? Unfortunately part of the house does look like the crystal section of Myer. One can never have enough stemware or decanters. There is a war of attrition as the breakage rate is proportional to the number of bottles drank or the number of relatives in

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highlights how the Amarok was the support vehicle of choice for its competitors in the brutal Dakar Rally – which VW has made a habit of winning with its fleet of factorybacked Touareg all-wheel-drives. The ute is unlikely to encounter the same conditions here – although Aussie worksites plus the beach or bush bashing most of these utes face on weekends still represent a pretty fair test of what a vehicle can handle. The Amarok is available in four different configurations for Australian buyers – all with a four-door, dual-cab

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soft-roaders and all-paw versions of the Golf and Passat. The diesel is a beauty – a two-litre, four-cylinder powerplant producing 120 kilowatts and a hefty 400Nm of torque. Just as importantly, VW claims its 7.7l/100km thirst makes it the most fuel-efficient ute on the Aussie market – which is where it hopes to put the acid on the HiLux. What did impress was the big VW’s assured handling and supple ride. Coupled with the nicely finished, nicely appointed interior, with acceptably low levels of cabin noise, the Amarok capably crosses the tricky divide between work ute and family transport. It also looks the part – its dimensions are imposing and safety is also well catered for with front and passenger plus head-thorax airbags across the range. Electronic Stability Program and Brake Assist are also standard. So can it threaten the HiLux? That might be some way off. The Toyota has an enormous headstart and an astonishing loyalty from its band of admirers. But those buyers would be well-advised to give the Amarok a second look. And Goliath might want to keep an eye on the Amarok, too.

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According to last month’s VFACTS sales figures, Mazda displaced its locally manufacturing competitor for the first time. Toyota retained its number one spot while Holden was down 18.7 per cent. Mazda enjoyed a record month with sales up 67 per cent, with Mazda 3 the best seller in September beating Toyota HiLux. Top selling cars in September: 1. Mazda 3 – 4276 2. Toyota HiLux – 3479 3. Hyundai i30 – 3144 4. Toyota Corolla – 3133 5. Holden Commodore – 2532 6. Mitsubishi Triton – 2326

7. Toyota Camry – 2267 8. Holden Cruze – 1951 9. Nissan Navara – 1812 10. Mazda CX-5 – 1809 Top brands in September: 1. Toyota – 17,300 sales for September (1st position year-todate) 2. Mazda – 10,093 (3rd YTD) 3. Holden – 8955 (2nd YTD) 4. Hyundai – 7815 (4th YTD) 5. Ford – 7764 (5th YTD) 6. Nissan – 6228 (6th YTD) 7. Mitsubishi – 5802 (7th YTD) 8. Volkswagen – 4949 (8th YTD) 9. Subaru – 3211 (9th YTD) 10. Kia – 2744 (11th YTD)

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CONTENTS 49 News & Views 50 Auctions & Market Tracker 56 New Development 70 Hinterland 74 Classifieds 74 Rentals

REAL ESTATE AGENT INDEX 56 Belle Property 70 Day & Grimes 56 Elders Palmwoods 51 First National 59 Howcroft & Assoc 50 Kennedy Property 73 Maleny & Hinterland 69 Mooloolaba Real Estate 60 Next Property Group 53 Platinum Properties 44 PRD Nationwide 54 RealWay

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46 RE/MAX 71 Riddell Real Estate 58 Seaside Real Estate 68 Trevor Hicks 58 View Realty

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Maroochydore – 4 Kowree Crescent, “neat as a pin”. Highset home, 4 beds, 2 bath. Potential for dual occupancy. 9m x 5m entertaining deck creating extra living area. Side access for caravan plus a boat. Walk to new CBD precinct and schools. A delight to inspect. Low to Mid $400,000 Inspect Sat 12.00 - 12.30 Maroochydore Beachside – 87 Wrigley Street. Positioned between the beach and the CBD 3 bedroom home 607sqm block. Hold as solid investment, or renovate and create your dream residence, the choice is yours. This property needs to be sold. Make an offer today. $349,000 Inspect Sat 1.00 - 1.30

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Mountain Creek – Only 9 years old. Brick & Tile 4 bedroom lowest home. 2 separate living areas, fully fenced. Quick access to the motorway, schools & Mooloolaba beach. Low $400,000 buyers. Inspect by Appt. Maroochydore/Alex Heads – Opposite the Beach. Totally renovated 1 bedroom ground floor unit. North facing capturing the winter sun. Perfect lifestyle. Low $200,000 Inspect by Appt. Maroochydore – Walk to the river & CBD. Small complex of 6, spacious 2 bedroom unit with extra long single lock-up garage. Owner is committed elsewhere and has priced to sell. $245,000 Inspect by Appt.

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GROWTH PREVIEW Buying and holding – it’s the way to make money out of real estate, right? But what does it all mean? MPP has the lowdown.

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t’s what our parents tried to teach us about investment. Buy a property, pay it off, hold on to it and with patience you’ll see it appreciate in value over time. This is capital growth, and it is the basis of many an investment strategy. Capital growth and a property’s yield (which is also known as a return on investment or cash flow) are the two key elements property investors take into consideration when purchasing a new property. For anyone who has lived in Sydney or Melbourne at any time in the past few decades, you may have seen times when house prices seemed to double in a relatively short amount of time. While home investors and owners who’ve experienced this kind of growth can count themselves lucky, these instances may have set up an unrealistic expectation of a property, any property, doubling in value every seven or so years. Historically, real estate experiences growth over the long term, but how long that term is, and how big that growth will be, depends on what you buy and where.

All good investors watch what interest rates are doing. A drop in the official cash rate could entice buyers into the market, thus putting upward pressure on prices

Buying a property for capital growth is different to buying for income – though some properties produce both a decent income and capital growth – so if you are buying for growth, the aim is to invest in the future, rather than seeking an income now. Where investors can go wrong, whether buying for growth or for income, is treating an investment like purchasing a family home and buying from the heart. The key to successfully buying a property for capital growth is to do your research and be patient. Property investing is a long-term strategy and the value of a home is determined by the market, so if you want to enjoy capital growth, buy astutely in the first place (by thoroughly doing your research). But managing the financial risk is also critical. Some investors come unstuck when two or three years after buying an investment they realise they can’t manage the loan because their financial circumstances have changed. Buying well is just the beginning – holding a property over the long term (despite personal circumstances) is the key. So how do you know if the property you are looking to buy will experience capital growth in the future?

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Unless you have a crystal ball, you can never be certain, but wise investors will always look at a number of factors. These are fairly universal. First of all you need to find out what drives property growth. Investigating supply and demand in the area you’re looking to buy is a good place to start. The forces of demand and supply basically translates to the number of people wanting to buy houses versus the availability of houses to buy – the more people wanting to buy property in a particular area, and the lower the availability of housing, the more likely house prices will be driven up. Demand includes the existing population and the new population arriving. Supply covers both existing houses and new houses set to be built. The cost of building new houses will also impact

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on existing house prices – if the cost of building increases this will put upward pressure on prices of existing houses, so keeping an eye on the cost of building materials is also a good idea. All good investors watch what interest rates are doing. This month we’ve just had another drop in the official cash rate and this could entice new buyers into the market, thus putting upward pressure on prices. It’s also important to watch what the banks are doing – if they are offering good deals to lure more customers this could also mean more buyers entering the property market and competing for existing stock. So there isn’t one single factor that will impact capital growth. But closer to home, there are even more factors to take into account. If you are considering buying a particular property with an eye to capital growth take a look around the area the house sits in. Check out the amenities (proximity to the beach, schools and shops mean capital growth is more likely). But capital growth is about future gains, so planned infrastructure is perhaps even more important than existing. Clever investors will buy a property in an area that doesn’t necessarily have much to offer now, but has lots of potential in the future. Planned projects such as new shopping centres, schools and hospitals have the potential to add value to surrounding homes. Is it any wonder property experts are closely watching the Kawana health hub take shape?

Income versus capital growth – which is better and can you have both? Those who invest in cash-flow properties base their choices on the property’s capacity to offer high rental returns. For these investors a regular income is the motivation, but they have to be careful to choose properties that return more than they cost in outgoings such as mortgage repayments, maintenance and rates. Capital growth is all about investing in the future. Properties are chosen based on their likelihood to increase in value over time. Established wisdom says that in general in Australia, properties that produce higher capital growth tend to have lower rental returns. So which one do you choose? It all depends on your purpose for buying and your situation in life. But any property purchase (apart from your own home) should be made with a larger wealth creation plan in mind and never in isolation. Don’t have a plan? Get advice from experts – there are plenty of people on the Coast who can help.

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$30 MILLION 5 Davis Street, Sippy Downs Cool and convenient Seeking a quiet escape? This immaculate home is opp. a park and has a cool, spacious feel. Privacy is assured with courtyard louvres and clever design. • Modern galley-style kitchen with quality appliances • Tiled main living zone with high vaulted ceilings • Well separated master with ensuite and w.i. robe • Ducted air-con and ceiling fans in all rooms • Covered terrace overlooking private gardens • Side access, caravan pad and 7x4ft garden shed

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The latest release from Sea Vista Developments at the corner of White Cedar Drive and Woodlands Boulevard (opposite Pacific Lutheran School) is now in construction with the project estimated to finished by late 2013. â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Forest Viewsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; will consist of 25 contemporary designed, two and three bedroom townhouses with resort style swimming pool and barbecue area plus a boutique retail complex with five commercial outlets which are available to be leased. With 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom townhouses starting from $399,900. These homes offer great entry level buying in the Kawana Forest area and are fabulously located for schools, shops, transport links and beaches.

Secure your property today and take advantage of the future Kawana Hospital development SAVE $22,000! Take advantage of the $15,000 first home owners grant and $7,00 stamp duty concessions SELLING OFF THE PLAN NOW! Reserve your property today to avoid disappointment. Due for completion late 2013.

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KINGS BEACH

Unit 19 “Gaze-A-Way”, 5 Princess Lane

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SERIOUSLY GOOD POSITION – SERIOUS SELLERS After over 21 years’ enjoyment the owners know they have reached the age when they must part with their holiday heaven. A penthouse unit in the only 7 storey, waterfront Kings Beach complex, with breathtaking views where ownership is tightly held. Look out over the salt water pool to Moreton and Bribie Islands, the waves breaking on the beach and rocks, the shipping lanes and much more. The unit is in great condition (they have never rented it out). Looking for prime Kings Beach real estate? Then Gaze-A-Way must be on your list. Genuine sellers committed to selling at auction.

• A genuine, rare opportunity to buy a prime position unit • Breathtaking, panoramic and entertaining views • Same owners for over 21 years and never rented out • Spacious living areas, 2 bedrooms + study, 5 balconies • Lock-up garaging for 2 large cars or even 3 small cars • Genuine sellers committed to selling at auction

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45 and 47 Arthur Street

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Here is a rather rare combination that you just don’t seem to find very often. The location is so highly prized that it rarely becomes available. It is equally rare to find highly motivated sellers in this key location with school and CBD only 400 metres, Bulcock Beach 500 metres and IGA Shopping Village only 300 metres from both properties. Ideal for future townhouse/unit site – subject to council approval.

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MALENY

1074 Landsborough Maleny Road

A FINE VINTAGE – THE VINES OF MALENY The Vines is an EXCLUSIVE estate situated 2km EAST of Maleny. Positioned on more than 4 PRIVATE ACRES, you will feel a world away with glorious NORTHERN VIEWS and absolute SECLUSION from neighbours. The spacious home has been thoughtfully designed and master built to cater for the most discerning purchaser with a guest wing and superb master suite. ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY and experience the great lifestyle this property will provide you and your family. The owner’s expectations are realistic and the property will be sold.

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191 Glenmount Road

Master built to seamlessly integrate into the rainforest surrounds and established gardens; this contemporary home is designed to make the most of all seasons. Lounging and feasting are commonplace in this entertainer with ample living areas and outdoor rooms for you to enjoy the best of times with family and friends. Situated on over 8 acres, this property has a mixture of open space around the home and the balance being rainforest in which Mountain Creek meanders through. The owners have bought elsewhere and this property MUST BE SOLD!

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• 8 acres in total - potential for subdivision STCA • Contemporary pavilion style home • 10m x 4m saltwater pool, outdoor kitchen • Self contained studio/workshop with bathroom • 4 car garaging, stables and sheds / wash bay • Established trees and gardens / poultry runs • 10 mins from Mooloolaba, 5 mins from SCU

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project’s design, value for money and sustainable features,” he says. Prices for homes in the complex start at $389,000. “Buyers have also awoken to what is happening with the massive investment in projects such as Harvey Norman, Domain, the Mazda dealership and other retail showrooms,” Rigby adds. “It’s also pleasing to see a number of highprofile tenants such as Ferguson Cannon lawyers, Parsons Brinkerhoff and KPMG moving into the

he Sunshine Coast’s latest environmentally friendly development has commenced at Sunshine Cove with Altum Constructions turning the first sod at the True North apartment project. Altum Constructions director Alex Rigby says construction has commenced on the 15-unit complex following a sustained sales period since January. “True North has been in the pipeline for some time and buyers have really warmed to the

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40 Talara Street

DECEASED ESTATE – FIRST HOME BUYERS! • Executor’s instructions are clear – Sell at Auction • Great location – 100m to popular Talara School • 2 minutes to everything – shops, transport, park • Low maintenance family friendly floor plan, 650m² • Ideal for first home buyer, investor, bargain hunter • Get yourself ready for auction day – will be sold

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Emporio commercial precinct, and this is a great sign that the mixed-use development has captured the market for people wanting to live, work and play in the same location. This will be great news for investors and owner-occupiers alike. Designed by local architect Dan Sparks, True North also features sustainable design initiatives such as solar power, cross-flow ventilation design, energy-efficient LED lighting and more, says Rigby. Completion is due in early 2013.

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NAMBOUR 4 Nalin Lane (27 Kundart St) AUCTION PRIVATE RETREAT, JUST PERFECT • 2 street frontage, 1001m², easy dual living • Town convenience, very private, handyman’s dream • 150m² garage/workshop under, room for van • Spacious open plan, huge kitchen, quality built • Timber hardwood floors, new bathroom, insulated • 2 patios, courtyard, buyer feedback late $300s

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87 Stoney Wharf Road

5 LEVEL ACRES-SELLER ON A DEADLINE • Get in quick with price now sacrificed • Impressive property with lots of open space • Awesome sheds, covered pool area and more • 4 bedrooms plus study, main with ensuite • Perfect for boaties, just metres to the boat ramp • Must be sold this weekend, unbelievable location

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Upcoming Auctions Here’s a preview of the hot auctions taking place on the Sunshine Coast in the next seven days: 43 CAREEN STREET, BATTERY HILL On site Saturday October 13 @ noon Next Property Group 1300 400 777, Minka Jenkins 0488 550 063 9 FREYCINET ROW, BUDERIM On site Saturday October 13 @ 12.30pm Belle Property Buderim 5445 6722, Jan Withers 0403 737 790 14 COOKES ROAD, CONONDALE On site Sunday October 14 @ 3pm Maleny & Hinterland Real Estate 5494 3022, David Gamble 0419 720 575 171 DEAN ROAD, VERRIERDALE On site Saturday October 13 @ 1pm First National Carolans 5441 1344, Stephen Colasimone 0413 416 952

Auction Results The easiest way to check out the latest auction results Email: auctions@myweeklypreview.com.au 57 GEORGE STREET & 66 BUDERIM AVENUE, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND Passed in. Currently negotiating. / 4 bed, 3 bath, 3 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777, Bree Charles 0416 435 391, John Skerlak 0413 441 834 25 HORSESHOE BEND, BUDERIM Passed in. Currently negotiating. / 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777, David Hedley-Ward 0406 011 123, Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837

92 BLACKALL RANGE ROAD, WOOMBYE Sold for $547,000. / 4 bed, 2.5 bath, 4 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777, Richard Scrivener 0416 799 188, Robyne Williams 0488 999 536 62 MCKENZIE ROAD, WOOMBYE Passed in at $220,000. Now listed at $265,000. 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car First National Carolans 5441 1344, Stephen Colasimone 0413 416 952

Market Tracker A list of what’s recently sold on the Coast: 2 KAWANA STREET, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND $730,000 / 5 bed, 3 bath, 4 car Mooloolaba Real Estate, Grant Cheatham 25 OLOWAY CRESCENT, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND $425,000 / 5 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Mooloolaba Real Estate, Grant Cheatham 14 TRISTANIA STREET, AROONA $530,000 / 5 bed, 3 bath, 4 car Seaside Real Estate, Peter Crowe, Anna Morgan-Varlow 9 BLUEBIRD PARADE, BOKARINA $445,000 / 3 bed, 1 bath, 1 car Go Gecko Caloundra, Shane Strong 6 WINGARA STREET, BUDDINA $650,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car RealWay Buderim, Marg Deighton 1/123 BURNETT STREET, BUDERIM $430,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Belle Property Buderim, Bevan Horsnell

44 TOWNSEND ROAD, BUDERIM Passed in. Now listed at $699,000. / 4 bed, 2 bath, 4 car RE/MAX Property Sales 5470 7000, Lee Sutherland 0417 077 847

4 TRIBULATION CIRCUIT, BUDERIM $575,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Belle Property Buderim, Peter Hill

33-41 OLSENS ROAD, ILKLEY Sold for $420,000. / 5 bed, 2 bath, 9 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777, Trevor Jones 0488 999 156

32 ANZAC ROAD, EUDLO $278,000 / 3 bed, 1 bath, 2 car Elders Palmwoods, Mike Burns

66/7 GRAND PARADE, KAWANA ISLAND Bidding to $560,000. Passed in at $580,000. 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Mooloolaba Real Estate 5444 1066, Grant Cheatham 0411 467 917

8 CRETE COURT, KAWANA ISLAND $360,000 / 3 bed, 1 bath, 1 car Howcroft & Associates, Jacque Howcroft

UNIT 801 ‘OCEANS’, 101 MOOLOOLABA ESPLANADE, MOOLOOLABA Passed in. Now listed at $2 million. / 4 bed, 3 bath, 3 car Engel & Völkers 5444 4990, Paul Freney 0418 714 224 7 BEGA STREET, NAMBOUR Passed in. / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car First National Carolans 5441 1344, Andy Sharma 0410 989 177 134 FAIRHILL ROAD, NINDERRY Passed in. / Land RE/MAX Property Sales 5470 7000, Steve Perry 0418 711 955 168 PETRIE CREEK ROAD, ROSEMOUNT Passed in at $660,000. Looking for higher offers. 5+ bed, 3+ bath, 2 car RE/MAX Property Sales 5470 7000, Steve Perry 0418 711 955 5 NAGARI PLACE, WARANA Sold prior to auction. / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777, Minka Jenkins 0488 550 063

31 CUBA COURT, KAWANA ISLAND $659,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Howcroft & Associates, Bill Howcroft 1 CALAIS COURT, KULUIN $490,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Mooloolaba Real Estate & Next Property Group, Grant Cheatham & Jason Burns 35 CEDAR STREET, MALENY $270,000 / 3 bed, 1 bath, 2 car RealWay Caloundra, Petro Geyl, Rene Poulos 10 DAJAMAN COURT, MAROOCHY RIVER $620,000 / 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Chris Pace 68/19 ARWEN STREET, MAROOCHYDORE $265,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Vic Murphy Real Estate, Glennis Schindler *As supplied by contributing real estate agencies

2/31 GIBSON STREET, MAROOCHYDORE $270,000 / 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car Vic Murphy Real Estate, Glennis Schindler 11/21 THE ESPLANADE, MAROOCHYDORE $680,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Vic Murphy Real Estate, Glennis Schindler 7 JESSICA BOULEVARD, MINYAMA $520,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 4 car Next Property Group, Jodie McDonell 35 HUNTLEY LANE, 43-45 WESTERN AVENUE, MONTVILLE $1.1 million / 6 bed, 3 bath, 3 car Elders Palmwoods, Mike Burns, Natalie Massa, John Magrath UNIT 605 ‘OCEANS’, 101-105 MOOLOOLABA ESPLANADE, MOOLOOLABA $920,000 / 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Property Today, John Anderson 3 WOTAMA COURT, MOOLOOLABA $417,500 / 3 bed, 1 bath, 2 car Mooloolaba Real Estate, Mark Osborne, Henry & Nina 35 FERNLEIGH CRESCENT, MOUNTAIN CREEK $432,500 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Jason Burns 5 MAHONIA LANE, MOUNTAIN CREEK $398,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Mooloolaba Real Estate, Grant Cheatham 23/14-18 BADE STREET, NAMBOUR $310,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car First National Carolans, Andy Sharma 4 CANMAROO AVENUE, NAMBOUR $380,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Chris Pace, Trevor Jones 30 HOCKING STREET, NAMBOUR $385,000 / 4 bed, 1 bath, 3 car Next Property Group, Trevor Jones 11 COACH VIEW PLACE, NINDERRY $472,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 4 car Next Property Group, Robyne Williams, Richard Scrivener 26 CARDINAL COURT, PALMWOODS $520,000 / 5 bed, 3 bath, 6 car Elders Palmwoods, Karen Johnston 1/1 GALLOWS PLACE, PALMWOODS $300,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car First National Carolans, Vanessa Brunton 29 PETIGRAIN AVENUE, PALMWOODS $425,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Victor Realty, Craig Heppell 6/15 ANDREW STREET, POINT ARKWRIGHT $410,000 / 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Belle Property Buderim, Di Swan 205 UNIVERSITY WAY, SIPPY DOWNS $500,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Belle Property Buderim, Jan Withers 1/13 KOOLENA STREET, WARANA $325,000 / 2 bed, 1 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Karen Jones, Minka Jenkins, Bree Charles

RELAX ON THE CANAL Unit 8 “Viewpoint” 20 Baywater Drive, Twin Waters Too soon for the retirement village but have the wants and needs of a resort then this is the place for you. This property looks out over the Twin Waters broadwater canal giving a lovely outlook from your balcony. The lounge takes in a relaxing treed outlook which is serene and private. The underground carpark provides for two vehicles. This resort is completely secure with remote access and intercoms. Don’t miss this opportunity.

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BUDERIM 38 LINDSAY ROAD

$699,000

AUCTION THIS SATURDAY

Renovate or Detonate!

Large Family Home with Dual Living

Unique chance to transform an ugly duckling into a swan! What does it take? Just elbow grease and some paint! • 3 bedrooms • 1 bathroom • Kitchen/family room • Lounge • Sunroom • Wheelchair access via laundry • Land size 4300m²

The home offers space and comfort located short walk to top of Buderim. The property has two entrances ideal for dual living or work from home situation. Downstairs features: two ensuited bedrooms, kitchenette, living area, garage. Upstairs features: Three bedrooms including master bedroom with ensuite, separate bathroom, living area, kitchen and spectacular views from balcony and outdoor entertaining area and a heated saltwater pool. Also privacy wall with electric gate, water tanks, carport for boat or trailer.

AUCTION This Saturday 13th October on site at 1pm INSPECT This Saturday from 12 noon BEERWAH 5494 6444 URSULA STARKOVSKY 0459 995 979 WEB www.beerwahrealestate.com.au

ALEXANDRA HEADLAND $159,000 APARTMENT 429 ‘ALEXANDRA BEACH RESORT’, 180 ALEXANDRA PARADE

INSPECT Saturday 11-11.30am MAROOCHYDORE 5409 9910 SHANE PURSSELL 0402 012 142 WEB www.mfnre.com.au/2152640

MOUNT COOLUM UNIT 4 ‘COOLA QUAYS’, 18-20 RAMILLES STREET

Alex Beach Best Buy

Immaculate Townhouse, Large Entertaining Courtyard!

• Studio apartment on top level of complex • Excellent ocean and lagoon views • Great size balcony • Furnished and air-conditioned • Excellent complex facilities • Opposite patrolled surfing beach

This immaculate townhouse is situated only a short walking distance to the beach. • 3 generous sized beds, ceiling fans • Main complete with ensuite and balcony overlooking parklands • Air-conditioners in all bedrooms, air-con open plan tiled living • Separate toilet downstairs for extra convenience • Modern brand new kitchen • Single lock-up remote auto garage, internal access • Fully fenced extra large paved courtyard, • Low body corp fees • Located in a quiet street, close to shops and transport INSPECT Saturday 11.45-12.15pm MAROOCHYDORE 5479 6600 KIM BOURGOIS 0416 237 484 WEB www.mfnre.com.au/2158777

THIS ONE WON’T LAST LONG

INSPECT Saturday 12-12.30pm MAROOCHYDORE 5409 9910 SHANE PURSSELL 0402 012 142 WEB www.mfnre.com.au/2172194

ILKLEY 553 ILKLEY ROAD

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KIELS MOUNTAIN 350 KIEL MOUNTAIN ROAD

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Live the Lifestyle Your Family Deserves…

Searching for Just Over 1 Acre?

553 Ilkley Road offers complete privacy on just over 7 acres. A bitumen driveway leads down to a 3 bed, 2 bath western red cedar home with verandahs that provide a lovely outlook over the land. Plenty of room to build a large shed, own some livestock plus potential to eat well enjoying your own freshly picked veggies. If your family have been searching for a tree change lifestyle where privacy, space and location are in important then you must inspect 553 Ilkley Road today.

Situated at 350 Kiel Mountain Road is a private 5345m2 treed block offering you the opportunity to build your dream home. A driveway leads down to a cleared house pad with power ready to go. Location is ideal, centrally located and only 5 minutes to the highway, Nambour shops, Hospital and a selection of the very best private or state schools. The land is well treed with tall timbers, native vegetation and a vast array of bird life. Stop searching and inspect today, build your dream home.

AUCTION On site 17th November at 2pm INSPECT Saturday 1-2pm CAROLANS 5441 1344 VANESSA BRUNTON 0467 448 850 WEB www.carolans.net

AUCTION Saturday 3rd November on site at 2pm INSPECT Saturday 3.30-4pm CAROLANS 5441 1344 VANESSA BRUNTON 0467 448 850 WEB www.carolans.net

Beerwah - 5494 6444

Caloundra - 5438 2166

Mooloolaba - 5444 0800

Bribie Island - 3408 7000

Maroochydore - 5479 6600

Nambour - 5441 1344

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Modernised Buderim charm

On a north-facing 1700-square metre allotment on top of Buderim, this stunning home was built in the early 1990s and has been refurbished while retaining the classic style. The kitchen has been upgraded with a new 2pac cabinets, stone benches and quality appliances. There are a separate formal lounge area, a parentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; retreat on the upper level, and a home office on the lower level near the main entry. Outside, a large powered shed has water, ceiling fans and plenty of light, and there is easy access for boats or caravans via a second driveway.

4 bed, 3 bath, 4 car Auction on site Saturday October 21 @ 11am Trevor Hicks Realty 5476 7659 Trevor Hicks 0413 639 249

Kawana Island villa

Stylish Buderim home

Space in Little Mountain

Th This his ffreehold reeh hold ld vill villa lla iiss w well ell ll positioned in the complex and boasts lovely views of the manicured garden from the kitchen and living room windows. There is easy access via a private locked gate to the bus stop on Grand Parade, and the villa is only two minutesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; walk from Double Bay park, man-made beach, extensive walking tracks, shops and restaurant. The complex has resort-style facilities including heated pool, community centre with library, computer room and kitchen facilities.

Beautifully presented, this air-conditioned home is at the end of a tree-lined cul-de-sac with a private setting and no through traffic. It offers ample space for the family including three separate living areas, a separate home office just inside the front entry and four good-sized bedrooms, including the master which has a stylish ensuite and large walk-in robe. Outside are an entertaining area, large inground pool and level front yard where the kids can play safely.

With plenty of space for a large family, this big home has five bedrooms and an additional home office or sixth bedroom. Fully ducted air-conditioning and security screens throughout provide year-round security and comfort. The home is on a 876-square metre block with side access for extra vehicles if required and is located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. This property offers spacious living in a safe, family-friendly street, and with a sought-after Little Mountain address.

162/2 Grand Pde, Kawana Island 3 bed, 1 bath, 1 car Mid $300,000s Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837

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12 Hillview Drive, Buderim 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car $555,000 Belle Property Buderim 5445 6722 Russell Dell 0400 409 000

45 Discovery Drive, Little Mountain 6 bed, 2 bath, 2 car $483,000 RealWay Caloundra 5436 0700 Darren Ide 0408 549 457

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Waterfront Spacious Living…Private Rooftop 20 “Serenity Waters” 123 Brisbane Road, MOOLOOLABA Spacious unit with rooftop garden and balconies on both sides for light, views and living. Living areas overlook the wide water view. Complex features: • Pool and parking, pontoon with direct ocean access • White sandy beach • Gardens and lawn area, next to a park • Coastal living at its best and rarely available

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Investor Special – Kawana Island 20 Fitzroy Street, KAWANA ISLAND BE VERY QUICK. The market is moving and this property has all the earmarks of being a very good investment choice - rented at $520/wk. • More the size of a comfortable 4 BEDROOM HOME • 3 spacious bedrooms plus full size STUDY • 2 separate living areas and dining area • Covered outdoor area overlooking the pool and gardens • Ducted air-con, high ceilings and security screens all round

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STEVE IS DOING THINGS A LITTLE DIFFERENTLY –

THE RESULTS ARE AMAZING HIS VENDORS Days on the market are well below Sunshine Coast averages

1 WHITSUNDAY STREET, KAWANA ISLAND Sold in 4 days, 2 hours, 11 minutes within $4000 of the list price

132 GRAND PARADE, KAWANA ISLAND Under Contract in 4 hours, 38 minutes, 41 seconds within $4000 of the list price

130 GRAND PARADE, KAWANA ISLAND Under Contract in 48 days, 14 hours, 52 minutes within $8000 of list price

Steve Kealey ley 0437 935 369 stevekealey@platinumproperties.net.au erties.net.au 2 MUNGALA STREET, BUDDINA Sold in 34 days, 10 hours, 47 minutes at auction well above expectations

UNIT 55 ‘ST KITTS”, KAWANA ISLAND Sold in 32 days, 7 hours, 21 minutes – other agents could not sell

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TROPICAL OASIS ON TOP OF BUDERIM

Enjoy the location of this beautifully presented one level home positioned on an elevated expansive 1148m2 block just walking distance from Buderim. • Entertain and relax in multiple zones • Spacious parents’ retreat including private lounge • Large 2 Pac kitchen, granite benchtop, quality appliances • Huge lounge/games room opening onto private inground pool • Huge entertainment deck surrounded by low maintenance gardens

Fabulous private blue chip property close to Buderim village boasting position, style, character, convenience. • Open plan living areas with vaulted ceilings, concealed lighting, floating timber floors and ducted air-con. Bifold doors to large entertaining deck. • Modern spacious kitchen with expansive stone benchtops • Stunning deck and award winning swimming pool • Self-contained guest accommodation with living area, bedroom, bathroom + office/5th bedroom • Workshop, separate garden shed, solar panels and water tanks

3 BED | 3 BATH | 2 CAR

5 BED | 3 BATH | 2 CAR

Inspect: Saturday 11:00-11:45am Price: $869,000 Web: Ref No. 110983711 Marg Deighton 0411 399 514

Inspect: Saturday 10:00-10:45am Price: $929,000 Web: Ref No. 111415639 Marg Deighton 0411 399 514

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CURRIMUNDI 56 Mimosa Crescent

EASY RETIREMENT LIVING

NEED TO BE CLOSE TO HOSPITAL

Need a great value 2 bedroom home in retirement living well here it is and vacant too so it is ready to move straight into. Great position to call home with easy access to public transport and shops if you are not driving. • 2 bedroom 1 bathroom duplex • Private courtyard with side access • Functional kitchen overlooking rear patio • Raked ceilings in lounge/dining room • Front patio with small gardens • Complex close to Caloundra Private Hospital • Inground pool and community centre • Close to parks and public transport

Right in heart of the new Kawana Hospital zone ready for an investor and currently rented out for $400 per week until early next year . Current owners have decided it is time to move on and the time is right to sell. • Ideal long term investment home • Established tenancy in place • Spacious living areas • 4 Bedroom home with 2 bathrooms • 650 sqm block with side access • Positioned close to the Kawana Hospital

2 BED | 1 BATH | 1 CAR

4 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR

Inspect: By Appointment Auction: In Room Monday 5th Nov at 6pm Lake Kawana Community Centre Web: Ref No. 111721999 Darren Ide 0408 549 457

Inspect: By Appointment Auction: In Room Monday 5th Nov at 6pm Lake Kawana Community Centre Web: Ref No. 111811503 Darren Ide 0408 549 457

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STYLISH & SPACIOUS WITH A VIEW Panorama on Buderim is a quality complex, tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac of sought-after ‘On Top’ Buderim. Unit 13 is positioned at the end of the complex with so much on offer. Featuring 3 bedrooms PLUS study, 2 bathrooms PLUS powder room and a DOUBLE lock-up garage. Stunning timber floors that open up to the large timber deck – with a 180 degree mountain view. There is even a second deck off the master suite on the bottom level. Here lies a great opportunity to purchase an executive home with a view in beautiful Buderim.

3 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR Inspect: Saturday 11:00-11:45am Auction: In Room Monday 5th November at 6pm Lake Kawana Community Centre Web: Ref No. 106745541 Lauren McCarthy 0406 962 578 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219

MAROOCHYDORE 12/232a Main Road

Hidden behind the trees is this 3 bedroom home which is a great opportunity to own your beachside paradise where long term potential is waiting for all investors or home owners alike. • 607sqm corner block with side access • Only 400m walking distance to beach • Good sized living and dining area • Outdoor covered patio and BBQ area • Easy access to Nicklin Way • Public Transport only a short 200m walk • Close to local shops and schools • Great home to start off your portfolio

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Set well back from Main Road, sits this very neat and very tidy townhouse at the end of the complex. A great design comprising of 2 bedrooms + study, 2 bathrooms + powder room & LUG with internal access. Fresh paint & carpet throughout, as well as a beautiful new courtyard, this home is in great condition and ready to move straight into. Conveniently located within walking distance to public transport, schools, Sunshine Plaza, Maroochydore CBD and just minutes to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

2 BED | 2 BATH | 1 CAR

Inspect: By Appointment Auction: In Room Monday 5th Nov at 6pm Lake Kawana Community Centre Web: Ref No. 11811499 Darren Ide 0408 549 457

Inspect: Sat 12:00-12:45pm, Tues 16th 5:00-5:45pm Auction: In Room Monday 5th November at 6pm Lake Kawana Community Centre Web: Ref No. 111823251 Lauren McCarthy 0406 962 578 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219

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BRILLIANT BRICK AND TILE BUYING Fabulous opportunity to purchase a neat low set home that backs onto bush. With 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, double lock up garage, 2 living areas, huge outdoor area and backyard – this really is the perfect property for a family buying for the first time! Low maintenance and in great condition, a comfortable place to call home. Located in a quiet street, yet walking distance to all that Maroochydore has to offer including public transport, shops, schools and stunning Maroochy River. This one will be popular, make sure you call before it’s SOLD!

4 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR

4 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR

Inspect: Saturday 12:00-12:45pm Auction: In Room Monday 5th November at 6pm Lake Kawana Community Centre Web: Ref No. 108898091 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219 Lauren McCarthy 0406 962 578

Inspect: By Appointment Auction: In Room Monday 5th November at 6pm Lake Kawana Community Centre Web: Ref No. 111823599 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219 Lauren McCarthy 0406 962 578

SIPPY DOWNS 255 University Way

BUDERIM 3/13 Ballinger Court

INVESTOR SAYS IT’S TIME TO SELL

BARGAIN BUDERIM UNIT A STROLL TO TOWN

Representing incredible value for money, this property has got the best backyard in Chancellor Park! Well positioned on a 633m² corner block with wide side access. Featuring open plan dining and living plus separate lounge, modern tones throughout, fantastic kitchen with lots of bench space, split system air-con and fans throughout. Conveniently located with easy way in and out of the estate via Claymore Road. Enjoy the Chancellor Park lifestyle with parks, walking tracks, shops, Woolworths, tavern, public transport and more. Rental appraisal $440pw.

4 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR Inspect: Saturday 3:00-3:45pm Auction: In Room Monday 5th November at 6pm Lake Kawana Community Centre Web: Ref No. 108272256 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219 Lauren McCarthy 0406 962 578

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Set on 700m² block with bush backdrop, there’s a large yard for the kids to run and play plus side access to park the boat or caravan. Inside there’s plenty of room for the family to spread out, with well separated living areas, a study nook, 4 good sized bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and powder room. Keep cool this summer with tinted windows and air-con. The owners of this modern family home have well and truly met the market… With so much to offer, this could be Buderim’s best value for money family home!

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NEAT AND TIDY TOWNHOUSE IN THE CENTRE OF THE SUNNY COAST!

What a great opportunity to purchase a bargain in the $200,000’s only 300m walk to Buderim Town centre. Private 2 story unit with 2 bedrooms main with balcony, powder room on bottom level, good sized kitchen, dining and lounge. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to live in a convenient Buderim location, or an entry level investment property (rental appraisal $270pw) make sure you inspect this weekend for your chance to secure an ‘On Top’ Buderim unit at a great price.

2 BED | 1 BATH | 1 CAR Inspect: Saturday 1:00-1:45pm Price: $279,000 Web: Ref No. 106745541 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219 Lauren McCarthy 0406 962 578

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BUDERIM 1-9 Nunkeri Court

PRIVATE TROPICAL RESORT • Magnificent residence on a private 1.5 acres • Modern 2 pak kitchen, stone benchtops and gas cooking • 3 Queen size bedrooms and a study/office • Tranquil resort style pool, spa, pavilion and 9m x 6m shed • Large clearing suitable for tennis court or dual living

3 BED | 2 BATH | 4 CAR Inspect: Saturday 2:00-2:45pm Price: $769,000 Web: 109851771 Marg Deighton 0411 399 514

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144 Mons School Road, Buderim Inspect by appt. Low set home on 7000m2 of land could be your own private rainforest retreat. Clever floor layout with good separation, 15’ ceiling and air-con. Wide verandah and large patio. Dedicated office. Price: $579,000 4 BED | 3 BATH | 2 CAR 13-15 Settlers Ridge, Buderim Inspect by appt. 1.5 acres, private and close to Buderim village. N/E aspect. Upstairs timber floors, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and living. Downstairs 4th bedroom and bathroom + rumpus room. Large storage area. Price: $629,000 4 BED | 3 BATH | 2 CAR 5 Shandon Court, Buderim Inspect Sat 12.00–12.45pm 2 Executive two-storey home on 1465m in quiet cul de sac. Open plan living, high ceilings, blackbutt floors, wide decks and breathtaking views. 3 spacious bedrooms downstairs plus large casual living area leading to private inground pool. Price: $888,000 5 BED | 2.5 BATH | 2 CAR Lot 2-21 Clearview Court, Buderim Inspect Sat 1.00–1.45pm Fantastic ocean views. 2.5 acre block with approval for subdivision. Spacious open plan living, blackbutt timber floors, wide decks. Separate self-contained accommodation. Price: $895,000 4 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR

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academic qualifications needed for registration as a valuer. The course also holds a range of certifications across the property sector including property and asset management, property development and facilities management. “The programme particularly integrates key theoretical knowledge with application and case studies and would be attractive to those first entering the property sector, but also those wishing to enhance their skills and job prospects,” Hefferan says. The course is diverse and knowledge fields addressed include valuation, building studies, town planning, economics and law. “It is particularly gratifying to see how well our graduates are being accepted into the workplace,” Hefferan says. “It has been remarkable to note that we have had positions available for graduate employment throughout the last year but have, to date, not had sufficient graduates available to fill all of them.” Enrolments are now available for the first semester 2013 intake.

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Strictly By Appointment – Estate Finalisation Auction on site Sat 10th Nov 2012 @ 11am 10km south of Yarraman. 2 homes, mach sheds, yards. Large stands of pastures and bushland, superb country. Approx 280 acres of contoured cultivation. Well watered. 2 eq bores, 18 dams. Trevor Leishman 0427 598 106 & Errol Luck 0427 561 678 Elders Toowoomba Web Id 4540604

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5456 0235 russell dell 0400 409 000

features there is plenty of off-street parking available ideal for the caravan or boat. large private block in a quiet cul de sac. do not miss this opportunity to secure this home for your family.

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auction this saturday

buderim

9 freycinet row

lifestyle hot summer days will be thoroughly enjoyed at home splashing in the pool, basking on the sun deck or relaxing indoors in air conditioned comfort while a ten minute drive can have you at one of the coasts pristine beaches or exploring the picturesque hinterland accommodation privately hidden behind a high fence, as well as the open plan lounge, dining room and informal areas there is a fully screened playroom that can also be utilized for indoor/outdoor entertaining with four good sized bedrooms plus a study completing this modern home

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5456 0263 jan withers 0403 737 790

features stylish plantation shutters enhance the living zones and allow separation of these areas. all bedrooms have air conditioning and a brand new ceramic cook top and dishwasher grace the practical open plan kitchen. other features include tinted windows and a swimming pool

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P RO P E RT Y P R E V I E W S

Minyama waterfront With a ssought-after With ough ou ghtt-aft fter nort north-east rth h-eastt aspect and lo long, private that the i t waterfront t f t vista i t th h t stretches t t h tto th main canal, this single-level home presents well and is ready to be lived in or updated. There are three bedrooms with built-in robes, including the main with ensuite on the water side, and a good-size lounge or study area. The contemporary galley-style kitchen has stone benches, and the open-plan living takes in canal views and leads to a covered outdoor area, pool, grassed area, spacious deck and pontoon.

SUNSHINE COAST

Buderim family home

5 Jessica Boulevard, Minyama

This contemporary This con onte temporary h home ome iiss close l tto oM Matthew atthew ew Flinders College, Fli l d Anglican A li C ll tthe h university i it and d shops. Hidden from neighbours by a high fence, the home features an open-plan lounge, dining room and informal areas, a fully screened playroom or entertaining area, four air-conditioned bedrooms and a study. Stylish plantation shutter partitions separate the living zones and there are tinted windows and a pool with sunbaking deck. The home is tenanted at $610 per week until November 10.

3 bed, 2 bath, 4 car Offers over $1.21 million Waterfront Agents 5477 6114 Trevor & Glenys Martin 0400 818 777

Phone: 07 5439 6100 www.viewrealty.com.au

BEERWAH

High $400Ks

49 Strawberry Road

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Peace and Tranquillity With Views This 4264m² flat block has been fastidiously maintained and features 4 bedrooms, main with ensuite, lounge is large and open leading through to a large kitchen and dining area, air-con, solar power, tank water and a 6m x7m shed and within minutes to either Landsborough or Beerwah.

Contact: Victoria Chapman 0412 483 361

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Belle Property Buderim 5445 6722 Jan Withers 0403 737 790

PHONE: 07 5492 2555 2/56 Landsborough Parade, GOLDEN BEACH

www.seasiderealestate.com.au

ON SITE SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER AT 1PM

Internet: realestate.com.au ID No.: 111690927

High 400Ks

7 Greenleaf Court

Shop 8/73 Frizzo Road, Palmview

Auction on site Saturday October 13 @ 12.30pm

Sat & Sun 11:00 - 11:30am

NORTH BUDERIM

847m² block with a pool that has just had a huge makeover. Take advantage of the close proximity to the Plaza, schools and beaches. This home features 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with two living areas and lots of light. The outdoor entertaining area overlooks the pool and huge deck. The 2 car garage completes the picture.

REAL ESTATE

4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car

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Cul-de-sac Living in a Sought-after Street!

SEASIDE

9 Freycinet Row, Buderim

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Contact: Victoria Chapman 0412 483 361 Internet: realestate.com.au ID No.: 111614283

E: admin@viewrealty.com.au

OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY

Giordano is a delightful apartment building, so close to beautiful Pumicestone Passage. Unit 1 is located on the ground floor. The current owners’ lovable little dog “Mr Monty” enjoys the space and sun of the private courtyard. • Kitchen has quality fittings with • The apartment has two private a beautiful splashback courtyards • Open plan kitchen, dining/ • Don’t miss out – call me now! living areas

3 bed | 2 bath | 1 car | Pool Inspect: Sat & Sun 12.30 - 1pm Address: U1 “Giordano”, 93 Landsborough Pde, Golden Beach

AUCTION Web ID: 111686951 951

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Central Mooloolaba unit

Ocean views in Buderim

Alex beachside studio

Close to the beach and lifestyle amenities on offer in Mooloolaba, this unique unit occupies the whole ground floor of a small, three-storey complex of seven. It features three spacious bedrooms, including the master with ensuite and sliding-door access to the outdoor living area and pool. The open-plan lounge also has access to a spacious, north-facing patio and there are a contemporary kitchen, dining area and separate laundry.

This family home is on 1561 square metres in a tightly held Buderim location. The upper level has a functional kitchen, private master suite and open-plan living which flows to a full-length verandah and sheltered barbecue area with ocean views. The lower level has a large living area, three double bedrooms, main bathroom and laundry. Outside are landscaped gardens, and a sheltered pool and entertainment area.

This studio apartment is on the top level of the popular Alex Beach Resort complex, and offers excellent ocean and lagoon views. There is a good-sized balcony off the main living areas, which provides the perfect spot to relax and watch the waves. The unit is air-conditioned and fully furnished, and the complex has excellent facilities including a lagoon pool, gym, barbecue area and onsite management, all opposite a patrolled beach.

1/6-8 Muraban Street, Mooloolaba 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car $417,000 Team Godwin Real Estate 5444 0258 Luke Godwin 0438 713 414

16 Pacific View Parade, Buderim 4 bed, 2 bath, 2.5 car $775,000 RealWay Buderim 5445 2777 Rob Gardner 0409 720 148

429/80 Alex Parade, Alexandra Headland 1 bed, 1 bath, 1 car $159,000 First National Maroochydore 5479 6600 Shane Purssell 0402 012 142

“It’s quite simple, we believe in being open and honest, because it works” Bill & Jacque

STYLISH ENTERTAINER CLOSE TO THE WATER – PERFECT 33 CUBA COURT, KAWANA ISLAND This master built designer home is perfectly positioned a stone’s throw from the Island’s waterway and walkways.

4+ Bed 3 Bath

2 Car

Pool

• 4 good sized bedrooms plus a study / home office, oversized master suite • Open plan kitchen, dining and living flow north to outdoor area

Price: Mid $600K

• Large kitchen with gas cooktop, stone benches and ample storage cupboards

Inspect: Saturday 11:00-11:45am

• Multiple living areas upstairs and down – all air-conditioned

Bill Howcroft 0431 354 076

• Private resort style pool and covered entertaining area

Jacque Howcroft 0431 815 991

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MOST DESIRABLE ... NOW AFFORDABLE 31 Carwoola Crescent, Mooloolaba Superbly located on the Main River, this prestigious North East facing deep-water residence designed by Frank Macchia is now offered for sale millions of dollars below the replacement cost. The owners are committed to move elsewhere and are prepared for an immediate sale. Possibly, the best waterfront home in a truly blue chip location “best house in the best street”. This iconic home demands an inspection to fully appreciate its superb architecture and design and to secure a foot hold in this most sort after location.

× Minutes walk to Mooloolaba beaches, cafes & restaurants × Underground basement garaging up to 5 cars × Steam room, gymnasium, media room, wine cellar, 3 stage lift, smart wiring, 2 kitchens designed for entertaining × High quality imported fittings & fixtures × Well-crafted from timeless materials to create a truly unique master piece of design & function

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Price: Buyers From The High $3,000,000 Should Enquire Inspect: By Appointment Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222 Christopher Jones 0405 469 736 Web Code: MCHY2528

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AUCTION BUDDINA BEACHSIDE LIFESTYLE 16 Mawarra Street, Buddina

4+ Bed | 2 Bath | 3 Car

Behind the high rendered walls and timber door entrance you will find a private carefree beachside lifestyle with everything you could want right here! Perfectly positioned just 7 houses from Buddina beach spend your time enjoying the surf. Sunday morning pick up the paper and milk from just around the corner or walk down to Point Cartwright for breakfast. Upon entering the front gate you are greeted by the north facing in-ground pool where the tiled pathway takes you to the large undercover entertaining terrace. The stunning granite kitchen, timber floors, and seamless indoor/ outdoor living make this home very easy to live in. Inspect now!

á Renovated 4 bed plus study á 7 rooftops to Buddina beach á Inground north facing pool á Large entertaining terrace á Large granite kitchen á Seamless indoor/outdoor living á Private and secure

Auction: On Site Saturday 27th of October at 12pm Inspect: Saturday 12-12.45pm Kylie Tredrea 0402 240 687 Web Code: MIN2510

AUCTION IT’S JUST LIKE CHRISTMAS 7 Boxthorn Place, Aroona You will think all your Christmases have come at once when you inspect this elevated home on 1106m2 with fantastic breezes & ocean glimpses from the perfect north east facing timber deck. Based on the size of this home with its 4+ beds, 3 living spaces, chef style kitchen, and solar heated pool, the Christmas festivities will be at your house this year

4+ Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car Auction: On Site Saturday 3rd of November @ 1pm Inspect: Sat 1.15-2pm Kylie Tredrea 0402 240 687 Web Code: MIN2535

DEDICATED TO SELL! - ENQUIRE TODAY! 51 Tantula Road West, Alexandra Headland

4 Bed | 3.5 Bath | 4 Car

This amazing “as new” family home is fun to inspect with a new surprise at every turn! As you enter through the front door you are struck by breathtaking elevated views to the ocean. Lots of surprises in this home which presents as the perfect family home and, priced to meet the market. Owners have moved interstate. Inspect today!

Price: Buyer Interest High $800,000’s Inspect: Sat 11-11.45am Jodie McDonell 0419 762 309 Web Code: MCHY2478

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AUCTION IGNORE ALL PREVIOUS PRICE INDICATIONS, MUST BE SOLD 12/128 ‘Juneau Apartments’ Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore The owner has instructed us to sell this property on or before Auction, please ignore all previous price indications, this penthouse will be sold! Spectacularly located overlooking the Maroochy River and the ocean this one level penthouse offers contemporary styling, stunning views, privacy and exclusivity. Located in the fashionable Juneau boutique residential building this penthouse represents award winning quality of constructions and design. Featuring large bedrooms, expansive and high spec bathrooms, open plan living, gourmet kitchen and dining area stretching across the waterfront. For those buyers desirous of securing private, exclusive, stylish apartment living this penthouse promises much and delivers it all.

4 Bed | 3 Bath | 2 Car

á Maroochy River and ocean views á Walking distance to cafes, beaches, restaurants and the Sunshine Plaza á Never been lived in one floor penthouse á Private and secure á Miele appliances and solid granite á Residential living only

Auction: On Site Saturday 27th of October at 2pm Inspect: Sat 2.30-3.15pm Jasmine Chambers 0434 121 493 Chris Jones 0405 469 736 Web Code: MCHY626P

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AUCTION CLOSE TO THE BEACH - AUCTION SATURDAY 43 Careen Street, Battery Hill Vendors ready to meet the market !! Great position close to Ann Street. Sit out on your rear deck & enjoy the glimpses to the ocean & feel the breezes. 3 bedrooms upstairs & the 4th bedroom downstairs a rumpus, bathroom & laundry. Extremely functional, an excellent footprint to work with, add your own tone & style. Amazing pool with it’s own entertaining area.

4 Bed | 2 Bath | 3 Car Auction: On Site Saturday 13th of October at 12pm Inspect: Sat from 11:30am Minka Jenkins 0488 550 063 Web Code: MIN2380

ISLAND MAGIC, EXECUTIVE STYLE 1 Panama Court, Kawana Island

3+ Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car

Your own BIG bit of magic on Kawana Island. Immaculate & private, this home is ready to enjoy now. The north facing back yard enjoys the sea breezes whilst overlooking the pool. This multi story home is the epitome of executive living, with it’s 3 bedrooms plus study. Large balconies on both levels, chefs kitchen, high quality fittings & immaculate landscaping.

Price: Please Contact Agent Inspect: Sat 2-2.45pm Minka Jenkins 0488 550 063 Web Code: MIN2519

AUCTION TWO TITLES - SWEEPING VIEWS OF MAROOCHY RIVER TO THE OCEAN 50&56 Ocean Vista Drive, Maroochy River Secure 1 or 2 stunning view blocks where your dream home can capitalise on the breathtaking setting of the Maroochy River to the Ocean, & everything in-between. Sitting side by side, boasting 4655sqm & 6856sqm and a cleared building platform already prepared. Just 10min to Coolum, 20min to either Noosa or Maroochydore. Be surrounded by multimillion dollar homes!

Vacant Land Auction: On Site Sat 3rd of November at 4pm Inspect: Sat 11-11.45am John Skerlak 0413 441 834 Bree Charles 0416 435 391 Web Code: MIN2506

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY... “We have only recently listed our rental property with Next Rentals and in particular with Karen Stehr. Karen came highly recommended to us and that is the only reason we listed with her. From the outset we found Karen professional and friendly, she presented well and convinced us that she genuinely was interested in seeking the right persons to place in our rental property. To date Karen and her team have exceeded our expectations and we are pleased that we have contacted to the Next Property Group.” Peter & Helen Cronin

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HOLIDAY IN YOUR OWN PROPERTY THIS SUMMER! 11/128 Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Headland

3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Car

Conveniently located opposite the famous Alexandra Headland surfing beach, this NE facing unit boasts delightful views and a comfortable spacious interior. Situated on the 5th floor, you can appreciate the full beauty of the coastline from Point Cartwright right up to Noosa Heads. Love the floor plan, including 3 generously sized bedrooms and a spacious combined lounge and dining area, flowing out to the amazing ocean views. The complex contains a total of 22 apartments, with 20 of those being owner occupied, and only 2 units per level with no common walls; complete with secure underground car parking, building security, intercom and a resort style inground pool. Inspect today!

á Only 2 units per level á 3 spacious bedrooms á Stunning ocean views á Secure underground car parking á Building security á Resort style inground pool á Central location

Price: Listed at $675,000 Inspect: Sat 11-11.45am Jason Burns 0417 762 001 Web Code: MCHY2496

A NEW HOME ON 2656m2 FOR $518,821!! - BUDERIM Vacant Land 31 Braemar Road, Buderim The vendors are totally committed to selling this high quality Buderim land. ‘Aspects on Buderim’ offers these unique, oversized blocks for immediate building. The 6 allotments are situated in a quiet cul-de-sac in the heart of Buderim’s schooling belt. Enjoying a blend of bush, hinterland & ocean views on a gently rising knoll.

Price: House and Land on Lot 7 - $518,821 Inspect: By Appointment Tracey McAllansmith 0418 722 374 Web Code: BUD2462

MODERN HOME UNDER 800K IN MILLIONAIRES ROW 3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car

52 Mannikin Road, Tanawha The long private driveway introduces a stylish modern home which sits on 6589 lush square meters. The Craig Cleary designer home offers modern colours and sleek lines in

Price: Listed at $799,000

Tanawha’s most prestigious neighborhood. Astute buyers will

Inspect: Sat & Sun 1-1.45pm Damien Michael 0413 024 124 Web Code: BUD2429

recognize 2.5 million dollar sales in the same street.

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STUNNING FAMILY ENTERTAINER - TRANQUIL SMALL ACREAGE 50 Monarch Place, Mons

5 Bed | 2 Bath | 5 Car

This beautiful family entertainer is certain to impress with its high ceilings and majestic living areas all opening to leisurely alfresco entertainment spaces and solar heated pool set against a gorgeous bush backdrop. Dream stone kitchen with a massive walk in pantry and stainless steel appliances, 5 king sized bedrooms all with built-ins plus a double vanity ensuite & walk thru robe to the master. Set on a landscaped 6117m2 & well suited to a home based business with 12 x 9m shed including 3 phase power and home office with great storage. Surrounded by million dollar homes in a sensational semi rural pocket, this property screams great location.

á Mins to Sunshine Coast Grammar á Multiple living areas á Stone kitchen with walk in pantry á Ducted A/C & tiled throughout á 6117m2 land with reserve á Solar hot water á Large home office

Price: Listed at $915,000 Inspect: Sat 12-12.45pm Craig Porter 0411 554 880 Chris Pace 0417 196 600 Web Code: BUD2498

CONTEMPORARY IN DESIGN!! AWESOME IN VALUE 43 Monarch Place, Mons Bring yourself a notebook to inspect. There are far too many features to list than I have space to write! Also, don’t be fooled by the street (you can’t see much) it’s only when you enter the front door that you truly appreciate what’s on offer here. The sense of space with extremely high ceilings are obvious. The floorplan consists of media room, great home office with separate entry, 2 extra large beds, plus a very generous master suite. The versatility will also allow another bedroom if desired. Indoor/outdoor living is high on the agenda, all opening up to the outdoor entertaining & gorgeous lap pool (15 metres).

4 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car

áSpacious open living áContemporary design á High ceilings á Indoor/Outdoor living á 15m lap pool á Serious sellers

Price: $1 Million Plus Buyers Inspect: Sat 12.15-1pm Craig Porter 0411 554 880 Web Code: BUD2504

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5 OUT OF 5 100% UNDER CONTRACT FROM THE WEEKEND AUCTIONS IF YOU WANT IT SOLD - YOU KNOW WHO TO CALL NEXT - 1300 400 777 YOUR NEXT HOME IS OPEN FOR INSPECTION

ALEXANDRA HEADLAND

Sat 11-11.45AM - 11/128 Alexandra Parade MCHY2496 Listed at $675,000 - Jason Burns Sat 11-11.45AM - 51 Tantula Road West MCHY2478 Buyer Interest High $800,000’s - Jodie McDonell Sat 12.15-1.PM - 57 George Street - MCHY494B Please Contact Agent - John Skerlak

AROONA

Sat 1.15-2PM - 7 Boxthorn Place - MIN2535 Forthcoming Auction - Kylie Tredrea

BATTERY HILL

Sat From 11.30am - 43 Careen Street - MIN2510 Auction Sat 27th October @ 12pm - Kylie Tredrea

BUDDINA

Sat 12-12.45PM - 16 Mawarra Street - MIN2510 Auction Sat 27th October @ 12pm - Kylie Tredrea Sat 3-3.45PM - 3 Barellan Avenue - MIN1786 Expressions Of Interest - Minka Jenkins

BUDERIM

Sat 10-10.30AM - 48 Gloucester Road - BUD1853 Offers from $700,000 - Richard Scrivener Sat 10-10.45AM - 88 Alfriston Drive - BUD2372 High $500,000’s - Chris Pace Sat 10-10.45AM - 59 William Street - BUD2497 Mid to High $700,000’s - Craig Porter Sat 10-10.45AM - 85 William Street - BUD2441 Please Contact Agent - Tracey McAllansmith Sat 11-11.30AM - 4 Highland Place - BUD2424 In the $500,000’s - Craig Porter Sat 11-11.45AM - 42 William Street - BUD1519 Mid $700,000’s - Chris Pace Sat 11-11.45AM - 35 Figbird Crescent - BUD2533 Forthcoming Auction - Richard Scrivener Sat 12-12.30PM - 10 Plantation Parade - BUD2455 Mid to High $400,000’s - Richard Scrivener Sat 1-1.45PM - 49 Crosby Hill Road -BUD2541 $600,000 Plus Buyers - Chris Pace Sat 1-1.45PM - 28 Barleycorn Avenue - MIN2259 Offers Over $1 Million - Christopher Jones Sat 12-12.45PM - 36 Troywood Crescent MCHY1812 Mid to High $400,000’s - Kate Jewry Sat 1-1.45PM - 7 Stanton Court - BUD2514 Mid to Low $500,000 - Richard Scrivener Sat 1-1.45PM - 9 Settlers Ridge - BUD2526 Million Plus Buyers - Jodie Hedley-Ward Sat 2-2.45PM - 1 Janelle Crescent - BUD2491 Mid to High $500,000’s - Chris Pace Sat 2-2.45PM - 7 Janelle Crescent - BUD2447 Buyers in the $500,000’s - Chris Pace

Sat 3-3.45PM - 35 Deloraine Drive - BUD2515 Mid $400,000’s - Chris Pace

COES CREEK

Sat 10-10.30AM - 12 Pease Blossom Street MCHY2505 $300,000 Plus Buyers - Jason Burns

Sat 12-12.30PM - 29 Cypress Court - MIN884 Please Contact Agent - Christopher Jones Sat 1-1.45PM - 6 St Vincents Court - MIN2233 Low $1,000,000’s - Jasmine Chambers Sat 11.15-11.45AM - 14 Birubi Street - MIN2427 Buyers from $1,000,000 - Kylie Tredrea

COTTON TREE

MONS

FOREST GLEN

MOOLOOLABA

Sat 11-11.45AM - 308/45 The Esplanade MCHY2463 Buyers in the $500,000’s - Kate Jewry Sat 3-3.45PM - 69 Parsons Road - BUD2444 High $600,000’s - Chris Pace

GLENVIEW

Sat 11-11.45AM - 441 Glenview Road - BUD2477 Low $500,000’s -Tracey McAllansmith

KAWANA FOREST

Sat 11-11.45AM - 21 Lemonwood Street BUD2532 Mid - High $500,000’s - Jodie Hedley-Ward

MAROOCHYDORE

Sat 11-11.45AM - 50&56 Ocean Vista Drive MCHY2506 Forthcoming Auction - Bree Charles Sat 12-12.45PM - 8/75 Sixth Avenue - MCHY2513 Listed at $299,000 - Jason Burns Sat 12-12.45PM - 9/47 Sixth Avenue - MCHY2446 Buyer Interest Mid $200,000’s - Jodie McDonell Sat 1-1.45PM - 302/50 Picnic Point Esplanade MCHY1835 Buyer Interest $1 Mil+ - Jodie McDonell Sat 2-2.45PM - 18 Sugar Road North - BUD2428 Listed at $585,000 - Damien Michael Sat 2-2.45PM - Lot 1 45 Broadwater Avenue MIN2527 Buyers in the $600,000’s - Karen Jones Sat 2.30-3.15PM - 12/128 Duporth Avenue MIN626P Auction Sat 13th of October @ 2pm - Jasmine Chambers Sat 3-3.45PM - 15/10 Anzac Avenue - MCHY2522 Mid to High $700,000’s - Jodie McDonell

MAROOCHY RIVER

Sat 11-11.45AM - 50&56 Ocean Vista Drive MCHY2506 Auction Sat 3rd November @ 4pm - Bree Charles

MINYAMA

Sat 10-10.45AM - 9 Kumbada Court - MCHY2544 Please Contact Agent - Jodie McDonell

Sat 12-12.45PM - 50 Monarch Place - BUD2498 Listed at $915,000 - Chris Pace Sat 12.15-1.PM - 43 Monarch Place - BUD2504 $1 Million Plus Buyers - Craig Porter Sat 10-10.45AM - 3/100 Amarina Avenue - MCHY2448 High $200,000’s - Kate Jewry Sat 11-11.45AM - 16 Anthony Avenue - BUD2537 Buyers in the $500,000’s - Tanya Mungomery Sat 12-12.45PM - 6 Coolamon Court - BUD2509 High $500,000’s - Tanya Mungomery

MOUNTAIN CREEK

Sat 1-1.45PM - 37 Fernleigh Crescent - MCHY2501 Listed at $439,000 - Jason Burns Sat 2-2.45PM - 3 Felicia Court - MCHY2534 Mid $400,000 Buyers - Jason Burns Sat 2.30-3.15PM - 5 Yucca Court - MIN2523 Listed at $454,900 - Kylie Tredrea Sat 1-1.45PM - 19/33 Cootamundra - BUD2540 Buyers in the Mid $200,000 Should Enquire - Tanya Mungomery

PARREARRA

Sat 2-2.45PM - 1 Panama Court - MIN2519 Please Contact Agent - Minka Jenkins

SIPPY DOWNS

Sat 2-2.45PM - 109 Albany Street - BUD2538 Please Contact Agent - Tanya Mungomery

TANAWHA

Sat 11.30-12PM - 18 Walgarri Drive - BUD2230 $1 Million Plus Buyers - Craig Porter Sat&Sun 1-1.45PM - 52 Mannikin Road - BUD2429 Listed at $799,000 - Damien Michael

TWIN WATERS

Sat 12-12.45PM - 73 Prestwick Drive - MCHY2435 Listed at $772,500 - John Skerlak

WOOMBYE

Sat 10-10.45AM - 16 McClintock Place - MIN2487 Offers in the Mid $300,000’s - Kylie Tredrea

WURTULLA

Sat 12-12.45PM - 5 Taminga Street - MIN2481 Buyers in the $700,000’s - Karen Jones Sat 1-1.45PM - 12 Kulanda Street - MIN2474 Please Contact Agent - Minka Jenkins

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Views in Moffat Beach

3/30 McIlwraith St, Moffat Beach 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car

On the headland,, this elevated apartment O enjoys cooling south-east breezes and 270-degree views from two expansive balconies. The apartment has been designed to maximise the outlook with the living areas at the northern end and bedrooms at the southern, a large, practical kitchen and air-conditioned, carpeted lounge and dining areas.

Buyer inquiry range $615,000-$750,000. Value at $680,000. Offers close Oct 15. Local Agent Caloundra 5491 3555 Stuart Border 0414 349 424

TREVOR HICKS 0413 639 249 BUDERIM 3 Amaroo Drive

Level Part Acreage in Amaroo Drive

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AUCTION Sunday 21st October at 11am - ONSITE

Large level 1700m allotment - short walk to Buderim Village. 2

• Spacious Classic 1990’s Buderim Residence – (big, solid & well built) and recently refurbished • Open and spacious living areas with HIGH CEILINGS. Air Cond – Security – cul-de-sac position • STONE BENCH tops, MEILE appliances, ILVE GAS stove, walk in pantry • NORTHERN VIEWS from upper level from the Master suite & 2nd study/ parents retreat • Master & Guest are spacious bedroom & have private bathrooms • Colorbond SHED - 9m x 7m x 2.7m – with power, water, fans, lights • Level 1700m2 allotment with no easements and suitable for easy sub-division. Normal Council cond. • SOLAR HOT WATER. Lots & lots of Storage cupboards throughout

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MOOLOOLABA 69 Goonawarra Drive

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DECEASED ESTATE - To be sold by PUBLIC AUCTION. • Short 600 metre walk to the waves of Mooloolaba Beach & Coffee Precinct • Generous bedrooms with an ensuite & WI Robe to the master bedroom • Two living areas plus a large kitchen with a gas stove. Air Conditioned • Inground pool & north facing outdoor entertainment area • Large garage with a workshop area + large in - roof cavity storage

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Pelican Waters abode This spacious,, lig This T light-fi ght-filled home has more than 500 square metres under roof including two living areas and a private, well-separated master retreat with a balcony overlooking the solar-heated pool. The alfresco dining area is large with a built-in barbecue, sink and shower and overlooks private gardens on 1208 square metres only steps from the park and canal.

Mooloolaba 5444 1066

6 Finnegan Place, Pelican Waters 4 bed, 3 bath, 3 car Auction on site Saturday November 10 @ noon Seaside Real Estate 5492 2555 Anna Morgan-Varlow 0410 864 688

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Large 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit on 1st floor. View overlooks Mooloolaba. Media room. Excellent private garden courtyard. Lock up garage. Ideal for investment or residence. Low Body Corporate.

Overseas owner liquidates prime property in Maroochydore central. This modern 2 bdm unit ticks all the boxes and offers affordable resort style living and now there has never been a better time to take ownership. The unit is perfect for the keen investor looking for an excellent return on investment plus good long term capital growth or an owner occupier who requires the perfect location, only steps to the Sunshine Plaza with over 300 specialty stores and a large choice of restaurants, cafes, cinemas, CBD and transport. Features: Open plan contemporary living with 2 bdms, 2 bath, impressive galley style kitchen, quality fixtures and fittings t/out including stone benchtops and stainless steel appliances. Air-cond.

Auction: Onsite Sat 3rd Nov @ 1.45pm Contact: Morrie Bernhardt 0412 711 175

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The Italian Stallion Wants More Kids! 3/14 Primary School Ct, MAROOCHYDORE

Looking for a good rental investment or live in job? This is it. Just metres to the beach. Renovate and live in or collect the rent as is. Interstate owners have new direction in life and are committed to sell at Auction. You’re getting: • Solid brick and tile home • High cathedral ceilings • Open plan lounge, dining, 3 bedrooms • Gated side access for boat, van etc • Large game room/4th bedroom • Under cover pergola BBQ area This could be the last of the cheapies for a long long time!

This very much in love married couple of 5 years have 2 children under 4 and want to go again. THEY NOW NEED A HOUSE! This townhouse is immaculate. 3 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 toilets, airconditioned, lock-up garage with internal access, landscaped private courtyard and low Body Corporate. Pets ok. This is ideal for the first home buyers just like it was for them.

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Maleny retreat has character and charm on four acres

Just a short drive from Maleny on the east side of town, this home is on four acres with no visible neighbours, giving the feeling of living on a larger property. A majestic, 150-year-old Moreton Bay fig tree completes the property’s facade. The executive home includes a feature gable that provides the foyer, kitchen and living areas with additional light and space and acts as a centrepiece that separates the master and guest wings of the home. The galley-style kitchen has been meticulously designed with quality appliances and ample bench space. Adjoining it are informal dining and living spaces, along with an expansive deck accessed via large timber bifold doors. In addition, the formal living and dining space provides an elegant setting for entertaining while a study adjacent

to the foyer looks out to the fig tree. The master suite has a private view to the north, and a large walk-in robe and ensuite. The guest wing features additional bedrooms, both with great views and access to the deck. The lower floor of the property accommodates a hobby and laundry area, wine cellar and double lock-up garage, with more space for covered storage. The old cow bails have been converted to a workshop and gardening shed and are close to the established vegetable gardens and orchard. In addition to 15,000 gallons of water storage, there is a bore, which helps with watering in the winter months. The quality of this home is evident in details such as rosegum timber flooring, ducted air-conditioning and Mary River stone in the entry.

1074 Landsborough-Maleny Road, Maleny 3 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Auction on site Saturday October 27 @ 3pm RE/MAX Property Services 5438 5222 Mark Clayton 0409 181 095 & Michael Reck 0447 589 491

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Located above the NAB. Suit financial advisor, stock broker, etc. Join 4 other professionals firms in the building – a solicitor, an accountant, a builder and Legacy. 83m² – could be subdivided. Ian Black 0407 587 503

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INVESTORS ONLY Rented on long lease @ $395pw. Spectacular northerly views. Open plan living. 4 bedrooms, ensuite. Double garage, quiet court. Priced for quick sale. All offers over $350,000 considered Ian Black 0407 587 503

VERSATILE 25 ACRES ON EDGE OF TOWN

GLOWING POLISHED TIMBER FLOORS BRICK AND TILE FOR EASY MAINTENANCE

VIEWS FROM NAMBOUR HTS Great Walk-In-Walk-Out Opportunity Outstanding location in Landmark Building opposite Nambour Plaza. Dedicated parking for 4 cars included in rental. Extensive inventory and fitout included in sale price. Genuine reason for sale – turn a hobby into income. Ian Black 0407 587 503

Spacious and immaculate. Possible dual occupancy. 3 huge bedrooms and bath upstairs. 4th bedroom and bath downstairs. Massive garage and storage under. Solar hot water. Abundant water, fertile soil, magnificent views, 2 road frontages and ¼ acre block. the price at only $420,000 all combine to make this a most unique parcel of land. $369,000 Gary Langford 0412 348 533

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“Properties For Your Lifestyle”

Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street WOOMBYE

5442 1888 MONTVILLE 140 Kirbys Road

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RESORT STYLE LIVING IN A HINTERLAND RETREAT • Rarely does an opportunity arise where a prestigious property like this becomes available • This is a grand family home offering seclusion and privacy and much, much more • Set amidst 22 beautiful acres, combining lush tropical gardens and green lawns, all irrigated throughout • 3m wide verandahs absorb the panoramic views across the Coast • 4 bedrooms and an ensuite are situated upstairs, a kitchen with double oven and gas hotplates, open plan living and dining • Downstairs, the Guest room with ensuite, media room, office and games room plus a Bar and 2 car accommodation

• Western Red Cedar French doors, staircase and windows create a feeling of comfort and style… just a few of the many features of this home • 23m x 14m Resort Style Pool and Gazebo • Fresh mountain spring supplying an abundance of water for the pool and gardens, 50,000 litre concrete water tank + 4 dams… 1 with waterfall • A further bonus… Large machinery shed PRICE: $1,195,000 INSPECT: Sunday 11.00-11.40am CONTACT: Sarah White 0418 981 718

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WOOMBYE AT ITS BEST… Executive Family Home • A spacious home with the family in mind set in a private location • 2 living areas and a huge, modern kitchen for the hostess • Private outdoor living… great for entertaining • Landscaped gardens, block is a generous 779m² in size

• Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac offering safety for the children • This home is quality inside and out • An added bonus is room for the van or boat PRICE: Further Reduced… Now $475,000 INSPECT: Saturday 11.00-11.40am CONTACT: David Menck 0408 713 834

KIELS MOUNTAIN 109 Kentish Road

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5 ACRE HOBBY FARM AND LARGE FAMILY HOME • Fantastic opportunity for a hobby farm or just to run your horses • Set on 5 useable acres with plenty of water – tanks and drinkable bore • A selection of tree crops: Avocado, citrus, mangoes, macadamia and custard apple

• Set close to the Big Pineapple… ready for weekend markets • Added bonus, a large family home, lowset brick PRICE: High $500,000’s INSPECT: Sunday 10.00-10.40am CONTACT: Sarah White 0418 981 718

PALMWOODS 343 Palmwoods Montville Road

EASY CARE 10 ACRE BUSH BLOCK – PRIVATE 4-Y-O HOME • Modern, stylish home, high ceilings, ducted air-con, large open plan living • Top kitchen, Caeserstone benches, Smeg appliances • Large deck, cool bathrooms, light, bright living • Downstairs, secure parking for 4 vehicles, lots of storage/workshop

• Approximately 1 acre to maintain plus 4WD and walking trails, nice views • Nice views – excellent value PRICE: $529,000 Neg. INSPECT: Saturday 2.00-2.40pm CONTACT: John Pyne 0418 710 209

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1ST 1S ST HO HOME OME EB BUYER UYER UY ER A ALERT! LER LE RT • Fantastic Opportunity for the e First Home buyer to enter the market • Stylishly renovated home situated in Burnside • A modern kitchen, glowing polished hardwood floors… character ! • Walk to popular neighborhood shopping centre

covere rear verandah for • Full length covered entertaining, overlooking fully fenced yard with side access • Take advantage of the Grant before it runs out! CONTACT: John Pyne 0418 710 209

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Architectural retreat in Mons

This spacious retreat is on 6880 square metres and boasts a contemporary design and extremely high ceilings throughout, which offer an immediate feeling of space. The practical floor plan comprises a media room, home office with separate entry, a generously sized master suite and two additional large bedrooms, with the versatility for a third bedroom if required. There is a strong focus on indoor/ outdoor living, with the internal living zones opening up to the expansive outdoor area and 15-metre lap pool.

4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car $1 million plus Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Craig Porter 0411 554 880

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Palmwoods country living

Th This his b brick riick kh home ome iiss five years old and is in a popular, family-friendly cul-de-sac. The home offers contemporary living with plenty of space for the family, with four bedrooms, two bathrooms including an ensuite, a dining area and a formal lounge. Entertaining is catered for with a modern kitchen and outdoor entertaining area. The level, fenced block also has a double garage. This solid home offers good investment potential, with short-term tenants already in place.

This near-new home has been beautifully presented and maintained with high-quality fixtures and amenities, and offers low-maintenance living in a peaceful location. The home features four large bedrooms, spacious living areas, a large contemporary kitchen, a beautifully appointed bathroom and two ensuites, providing enough room to house guests. Outside are attractive landscaped gardens, outdoor entertaining areas and an upper-level deck with great views.

On just less than 20 fully fenced acres with dual street access, this property has a deep, freshwater dam and a big 12- by 13-metre shed, and is currently running horses. The four-bedroom home is hidden from the street and has space underneath to accommodate four cars, with an additional lockable Colorbond shed with three-phase power. The home has been designed to provide enjoyable countrystyle living for a family but is only minutes from the Palmwoods township.

16 Wentworth Court, Nambour 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car $394,500 Victor Realty 5476 0050 Craig Heppell 0400 180 515

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33/23 Macadamia Drive, Maleny 3 bed, 3 bath, 1 car $495,000 Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Trevor Jones 0488 999 156

152 Shurvell Road, Palmwoods 4 bed, 2 bath, 6 car Offers in the $600,000s First National Carolans 5441 1344 Vanessa Brunton 0467 448 850

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AUCTION ONSITE 3PM THIS SUNDAY 14th OCTOBER

OPEN FOR INSPECTION SAT & SUN 2-3PM Livestock, small crops, timber or just plain enjoyment, this beautifully presented acreage offers the perfect lifestyle, weekender or permanent home. Situated in a prime position with easy access and excellent fencing, cleared grazing land gently rises to an established home site, with a spacious and stylish cottage, garage combination,

ample water, undercover parking, secure storage and more. Gardens are a delight, and you can enjoy the thriving orchard with a wide choice of fruit trees. There’s a small timber plantation and you and the kids have a choice of beautiful camping and picnic sites alongside the sparkling creek, all within your own private sanctuary.

INSPECT THIS WEEKEND – 14 Cookes Road, Conondale View: www.malenyrealestate.com ID 6164713

STORY-BOOK ESCAPE + VIEWS

Contact: David Gamble 5494 3022 or 0419 720 575

LOW CARE CUTIE ON 2 ACRES

AUCTION: 218 Witta Rd, Witta (MALENY)

AUCTION: 105 River Road, Peachester

OH SO ADORABLE and OH SO AFFORDABLE! Let time stand still on this 1 acre shelter for the worldweary - a place of scented vines, long VERANDAHS, welcoming FIREPLACE & rolling hill VIEWS to the coast. Downsizing or just need to seriously chill? This sturdy 3 bed/2 bathroom home is bursting with character, guaranteed to satisfy your every need for comfort, privacy and practicality - just 7 mins to Maleny. Long loved and scrupulously maintained as the family weekend retreat they’re ready to pass it on - NOT PASS IT IN!

BARGAIN BUY: Executor welcomes market value BASIC BRICK, freshly painted inside, 3 bed 1 bath - for the simple life or spruce up with low $’s for your starter home or weekender. SOLAR PANELS, VERANDAHS, COVERED PATIO + BBQ, BORE, DBL CARPORT + 6X6M SHED, feature plants & few mixed fruit trees. Easy LEVEL GROUND + easy access TERRACED bush area PERSONAL PRIVACY - 12 mins Beerwah services, Brisbane 45 mins

AUCTION on site 12 noon, Sunday October 28th or to SELL PRIOR Open for inspection 2.00-2.45pm Saturday and Sunday

AUCTION on site 5pm, Saturday October 20th or WILL SELL PRIOR Open for inspection 2.00-2.45pm Saturday and Sunday

Contact Agent: Julie Reimers 0417 465 536 or 5494 3022 www.malenyrealestate.com ID 6521433

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Coolum industrial lots Stage on onee off a 2 22-lot 2-llott su subd subdivision bdiv ivis isiion iin n tthe he Coolum C l IIndustrial d i lE Estate consists i off 1 10 0 llots ranging from 2151 to 5346 square metres with starting prices of $160 per square metre. Settlement is due in July, 2013. The estate is well serviced by the Sunshine Motorway and the Bruce Highway and is only five minutes from the beach.

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2/18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE

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Address Quanda Road, Coolum Contact Peter Wrigley, First National Carolans

MINYAMA 66 JESSICA BOULEVARD

AUCTION

Minyama Goldmine! Exciting opportunity to purchase lots 2, 3, 4, 6 and 7 “The Jessica Centre” in this well located shopping complex in the heart of the Kawana Waters Master Planned Community. Close to Kawana Shopping World, Nicklin Way and Prime Waterfront Homes. Be a part of the ever growing Kawana Waters precinct. Possibility to redevelop exists (subject to Council Approval). Fully leased, the property consists of 2x2 bedroom residential units with ensuite and 2 car garage each and 3 retail/commercial tenancies. The Jessica Centre has excellent parking for 42 vehicles. AUCTION On Site Saturday 20th October at 11am INSPECT By Appointment CAROLANS 5441 1344 PETER WRIGLEY 0407 374 349 WEB www.carolans.net

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Prime Golden Beach Location – For Lease An excellent opportunity to lease this 72m² office/retail space with great main road frontage in a busy strip shopping centre with many Medical/Allied Health Professionals nearby and with the bus at your door. A modern building with new carpets and freshly painted. The layout suits professional offices with off street parking, reverse-cycle ducted air-conditioning, reception area, kitchenette and toilets. Rent is $500 per week (plus GST and outgoings).

INSPECT By Appointment CAROLANS 5441 1344 PETER WRIGLEY 0407 374 349 WEB www.carolans.net 102 Currie Street, Nambour

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2 1 3 PARREARRA $330PW Bright modern kitchen, separate laundry and toilet, lovely private rear garden, minutes to shops, beach and public transport. 2 1 3 BATTERY HILL $360PW Family home with large fully fenced yard, walk to beach, shops & schools, great location. 1 1 3 WARANA $380PW Fully renovated, large under cover patio, Reverse cycle airconditioning, fully fenced backyard. 2 2 MERIDAN PLAINS $420PW 4 Fully fenced, air con, dishwasher & gas cooking. Close to Schools, parks and shops. No pets. 2 2 KAWANA ISLAND $430PW 4 Open plan living, outdoor entertaining area, airconditioning. Minutes to beach, shopping, Café’s and parks. 2 2 KAWANA ISLAND $550PW 4 4 bed, 2 bath, double lock up garage, executive style home, fully fenced, large outdoor entertaining. Pets on application. 3 2 KAWANA ISLAND $570PW 4 Modern home, fully fenced with inground pool. Outdoor entertaining. Pets on application. 2 2 PELICAN WATERS $750PW 4 This incredible modern executive style home is on the waters front in the elite area of Pelican Waters. Large parents retreat, several living areas, lovely pool overlooking the water. 3 2 4 MINYAMA $975PW Deep water access, 11m pontoon, in ground pool, fully fenced, views overlooking pool and harbour, 3 bedrooms downstairs, parents retreat & ensuite upstairs, bathroom plus powder room downstairs, 2 separate large living areas, large kitchen with granite top finishes.

OPEN HOMES - Saturday BURNSIDE: 27 Patrick King Dr SAT 12-12.40 Refreshing, brand new home and tastefully designed with neutral tones, perfect palette for the new owner. 4 brms, ensuite, w.i.r. open plan, kitchen, dining and lounge. $420,000 Outdoor entertaining. WOOMBYE: 2 Eagleview Court SAT 11-11.40 Spacious family home, designed for comfortable living and entertaining. Well maintained and in a central, convenient location. 4 brms, 2 bathrooms, rumpus/family room, 2 car accom. and 4 other spaces. The bedrooms are good sizes, the family room connects to a restaurant sized kitchen, with gas appliances, loads of bench space. Private, fenced and level backyard has two 3mx3m lockable sheds / small workshops and plenty of off street parking. 1.5kw Solar in place. Fantastic at $425,000 BURNSIDE:124 Perwillowen Rd SAT 12-12.40 Immaculate, master built family home with 3 brms, 2 bathrooms, spacious kitchen and beautiful deck providing views of the Blackall Range. This home is well worth an inspection Priced at $375,000 WOOMBYE: 2-6 Upper Wakefield St SAT 1-1.40 Renovated country home set on ½ acre. 4 brms, 2 bath. Fantastic Montville range views from large deck...perfect entertainer. High ceilings, 2 living areas, polished timber floors. 5kw Solar system. Reduced to $399,000 KUREELPA: OWNERS WANT IT SOLD!!!! URGENT SALE REQUIRED! With a reduction in price...Genuine sellers want a sale! 4029sqm block. Formal lounge, high ceilings, exposed rafters create character plus. Priced to sell $460,000 KEILS MOUNTAIN: Large 4 brm home plus study. 2 bathrooms, perfect for the family looking for a Hobby Farm. A selection of tree crops. Small sheds for storage. Plenty of water from rainwater tanks and drinkable bore. Priced High $500,000’s

For more properties visit www.riddellrealestate.com.au Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412 Sarah White 0418 981 718 David Menck 0408 713 834 John Pyne 0418 710 209 Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599 www.riddellrealestate.com.au

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6pm Grand Designs. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30 Queensland. 8.00 Miranda. (PG) 8.30 New Tricks. (PG) 9.25 Waking The Dead. (M, av) 10.20 Lateline.

6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Better Homes And Gardens. 9.00 MOVIE The Bourne Ultimatum. (M, v, 07) 11.30 I Shouldn’t Be Alive. (M)

6pm News. 6.30 WIN News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Big Brother. (PG) 8.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG, s) 8.30 MOVIE Cast Away. (M, a, 00) 11.30 WIN News.

6pm The Project. 7.00 Modern Family. (PG) 7.30 The Living Room. (PG) 8.30 Superstars Of Comedy. (M, dls) 10.30 MOVIE Choke. (MA15+, lsan, 08) 12.25am David Letterman. (PG)

6.30pm World News Australia. 7.30 Coast. 8.30 Jerusalem: The Making Of A Holy City: Judgement Day. (PG) 9.30 As It Happened: The Man Who Saved The World. 10.30 World News Australia.

SATURDAY

6pm Saturday Landline. 6.30 Gardening Australia. 7.00 News. 7.30 Doc Martin. (PG) 8.20 Sinbad. (PG) 9.05 Hustle. (M, nsv) 10.05 The Jonathan Ross Show.

6pm News. 6.30 MOVIE Despicable Me. (PG, v, 10) 8.30 MOVIE Tomorrow Never Dies. (M, sv, 97) 11.00 I Shouldn’t Be Alive. (M) 12am MOVIE Deranged. (M, vs, 02)

6pm News. 6.30 Rugby League. Trans-Tasman Test. Australia v New Zealand. From Dairy Farmers Stadium. 9.00 MOVIE Heist. (M, lv, 01) 11.15 MOVIE Tango & Cash. (M, vl, 89)

6pm The Simpsons. (PG, v) 6.30 Life In Cold Blood. 7.30 Steve Irwin’s Wildlife Warriors. 8.00 Bondi Vet. (PG, m) 8.30 MOVIE X-Men: The Last Stand. (M, v, 06) 10.35 To Be Advised.

6.30pm World News Australia. 7.30 Rebuilding The Past: St Fagans. 8.30 Prohibition: Murder And Mayhem. (PG) 9.30 Boardwalk Empire. (M, adsl) 10.30 Boardwalk Empire. (AV15+)

SUNDAY

6pm Auction Room. 6.30 Compass. 7.00 News. 7.30 Great Southern Land. 8.30 MOVIE Jack Irish: Bad Debts. (M, alvs, 12) 10.10 The Slap. (M, lds)

6pm News. 6.30 Sunday Night. 7.30 Anh Does Vietnam. (PG) 8.30 Killing Time. (M, dlsv) 9.30 Strike Back. (AV15+, sv) 10.30 Strike Back. (AV15+, v) 11.30 Parking Wars. (PG)

6pm News. 6.30 Big Brother. (PG) 7.30 60 Minutes. 8.30 House Husbands. (PG) 9.30 The Mentalist. (M, v) 10.30 Person Of Interest. (M, v) 11.30 Flashpoint. (M)

6pm The Project. 6.30 Merlin. (PG, v) 7.30 Modern Family. (PG) 8.00 The New Normal. (PG) 8.30 Homeland. (M) 9.30 Vegas. (M) 10.30 Motor Racing. Formula 1.

6pm Thalassa. 6.30 World News Australia. 7.30 Lost Worlds: Battle Castle – Dover. (PG) 8.30 Immortal. 9.30 Heidi Fleiss: The Would-Be Madam Of Crystal. (MA15+, ls)

MONDAY

6pm Restoration Man. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Australian Story. 8.30 Four Corners. 9.20 Media Watch. 9.35 Q&A.

6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 The X Factor. (PG) 9.15 Scandal. (M, av) 10.15 The Amazing Race. (PG) 11.15 Up All Night. (PG)

6pm News. 6.30 WIN News. 7.00 Big Brother. (PG) 8.30 The Mentalist. (M) 9.30 Person Of Interest. (M) 10.30 CSI: NY. (M, v) 11.30 Memphis Beat. (M)

6pm The Project. 7.00 Modern Family. (PG) 7.30 New Girl. (PG) 8.00 Ben And Kate. (PG) 8.30 Can Of Worms. (M) 9.30 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 10.30 Late News.

6.30pm World News Australia. 7.30 MythBusters. (PG) 8.30 Derren Brown: The Experiments: Gameshow. (M, l) 9.30 Black Mirror. (MA15+, as) 10.40 World News Australia. 11.10 The World Game.

TUESDAY

6pm Time Team: Castor. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Poh’s Kitchen Lends A Hand. 8.30 Life At 7. 9.30 QI. (PG) 10.00 Jennifer Byrne Presents.

6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 The X Factor. (PG) 8.45 Winners & Losers. (PG, s) 9.45 50 Greatest Plastic Surgery Shockers. (M, aln)

6pm News. 6.30 WIN News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Big Brother. (PG) 8.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 9.30 Two And A Half Men. 10.00 To Be Advised.

6pm The Project. 7.00 Modern Family. (PG) 7.30 I Will Survive. (PG) 8.30 NCIS. (M) 9.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) 10.30 Late News. 11.15 Numb3rs. (M)

6.30pm World News Australia. 7.30 Who Do You Think You Are (PG) 8.30 Insight. 9.30 Dateline. 10.30 World News Australia. 11.05 MOVIE Little Red Flowers. (M, l, 06)

WEDNESDAY

6pm The Restaurant. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 QI. (PG) 8.30 Gruen Planet. 9.05 The Chaser: Hamster Wheel. 9.35 Randling. (PG)

6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.00 Surveillance Oz. (PG) 8.30 Criminal Minds. (M, av) 10.30 Covert Affairs. (M, vs)

6pm News. 6.30 WIN News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Big Brother. (PG) 9.00 Big Fat Gypsy Weddings. (PG) 10.00 Embarrassing Bodies. (M, mns) 10.30 Who Do You Think You Are?

6pm The Project. 7.00 Modern Family. (PG) 7.30 Last Man Standing. (PG) 8.30 The Good Wife. (M) 9.30 Class Of. (PG) 10.30 Late News. 11.15 In Plain Sight. (M)

6.30pm World News Australia. 7.30 Meet My Wild Friends: The Chosen. 8.30 Living With The Amish. (M, l) 9.30 Barack Obama: The Great Illusion? (PG) 10.30 World News Australia.

THURSDAY

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6pm Greatest Cities Of The World. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Catalyst. (PG) 8.30 Rake. (M, ls) 9.30 Lowdown. (M) 10.00 Summer Heights High. (M, la)

6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Brynne: My Bedazzled Life. (PG) 8.00 How I Met Your Mother. (PG) 8.30 Beauty And The Geek. (PG) 9.30 The Unbelievable Truth. (PG)

6pm News. 6.30 WIN News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Big Brother. (PG) 8.30 Big Brother Confidential. (PG) 9.00 AFP: Australian Federal Police. 10.00 Under Surveillance.

6pm The Project. 7.00 Modern Family. (PG, s) 7.30 Jamie’s Thirty Minute Meals. 8.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 10.30 Late News. 11.15 Trollied. (M) 11.45 David Letterman. (PG)

6.30pm World News Australia. 7.30 Gourmet Farmer. (PG) 8.00 Destination Flavour. 8.30 Two Greedy Italians…Still Hungry. (M, l) 9.35 One Born Every Minute. (M, al) 10.30 World News Australia.

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FRIDAY

6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Food Truck Race. 8.15 Video Killed The Radio Star. (PG) 8.40 The Roast. 8.45 Pineapple Dance Studios. (M, l)

6pm Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Today Tonight. 7.30 Doc Martin. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 10.45 Homes Under The Hammer. 12am MOVIE Reach For Glory. (M, v, 62)

6pm That ’70s Show. (PG, ls) 6.30 My Name Is Earl. (PG) 7.30 Motorcycle Racing. X-Fighters. 8.30 Full Throttle Saloon. (M) 9.30 MOVIE DOA: Dead Or Alive. (M, v, 06)

6.30pm MOVIE Looney Tunes: Back In Action. (G, 03) 8.30 MOVIE Revenge Of The Nerds II: Nerds In Paradise. (M, dls, 87) 10.30 MOVIE Porky’s. (MA15+, snl, 82)

6pm Friends. (PG) 6.30 Friends. (PG) 7.00 Hot In Cleveland. (PG) 7.30 The Great Barrier Reef. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Legends Of The Fall. (M, vsl, 94) 11.15 Sensing Murder. (M, lv)

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Get Smart. (PG) 7.00 Cops. (PG, da) 7.30 American Digger. (PG, l) 8.00 Flip Men. (PG, al) 8.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 9.30 Basketball. NBL.

6pm The Simpsons. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Glee. (PG, a) 8.30 Snog, Marry, Avoid? (PG, s) 9.10 Excused. (PG, s) 9.40 MOVIE Stardust. (PG, hv, 07)

SATURDAY

6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Beauty And The Beast: Ugly Face Of Prejudice. (PG) 8.15 On Track. 8.30 MOVIE Puberty Blues. (M, 81)

6.30pm Down To Earth. (PG) 7.45 Heartbeat. (PG, v) 8.45 Inspector Morse. (M) 11.00 Black Sheep Squadron. (PG) 12am MOVIE Five Came Back. (PG, va, 39)

6.30pm Mighty Structures. 7.30 Megastructures. 8.30 Mega Hunters. (M) 9.30 Mega Brew. 10.30 Extreme Machines. (PG) 11.30 Unsolved Mysteries.

6.40pm MOVIE The Benchwarmers. (PG, ls, 06) 8.30 MOVIE School For Scoundrels. (M, lv, 06) 10.30 Glory Daze. 11.30 Conan. (M) 12.30am MAD. (M) 1.00 Bachelor Pad.

7.30pm Antiques. 8.30 CSI: NY. (M, vd) 9.30 CSI: Miami. (M) 10.30 CSI. (M, v) 11.25 Law & Order. (M) 12.20am Psychic TV. (PG) 1.50 MOVIE Rasputin: The Mad Monk. (M, vha, 66)

6.30pm Talkin’ ’Bout Your Generation. (PG) 7.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Gods Must Be Crazy. (PG, lv, 80) 10.55 48 Hours. (M, a) 11.55 Ross Kemp: Afghanistan.

6pm Sabrina. (PG) 6.30 Raymond. 7.30 I Will Survive. (PG) 8.30 Star Trek: Voyager. (PG, a) 9.30 Star Trek: Voyager. 10.30 Star Trek: Voyager. (PG, v) 11.30 Hot 30.

SUNDAY

6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Don’t Blame The Dog. (PG) 8.20 Tropfest. (PG) 8.30 Sunday Best. 9.45 Louis Theroux. (M, al)

6.30pm Bargain Hunt. 7.30 Ballykissangel. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 9.30 60 Minute Makeover. 10.30 Homes Under The Hammer. 11.45 The Lakes.

6.30pm MOVIE Jaws 2. (PG, vls, 78) 9.00 MOVIE Jaws 3. (M, v, 83) 11.00 Most Shocking: Top 20. (M) 12am Jeff Foxworthy. (PG) 12.30 Malcolm And Eddie. (PG)

6pm Big Brother. (PG) 6.30 16 And Pregnant. (PG, a) 7.30 Don’t Tell The Bride UK. (PG, l) 8.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG, s) 9.30 MOVIE Lethal Weapon 3. (M, lv, 92)

6.30pm Antiques. 7.30 Yes Minister. 8.00 To The Manor Born. 8.30 MOVIE Fallen. (M, vl, 98) 11.00 Sensing Murder. (M, v) 12am MOVIE S.O.S. Titanic. (PG, va, 79)

6pm I Fish. 7.00 Trick My Truck. 7.30 Extreme Fishing With Robson Green. (PG, l) 8.30 MOVIE Star Trek: Insurrection. (PG, lv, 98) 10.40 48 Hours. (M, al) 11.40 Ross Kemp

6pm Sabrina. (PG) 6.30 Raymond. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.00 Futurama. (PG) 8.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.00 Futurama. (PG) 9.30 The Cleveland Show.

MONDAY

6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Mega Builders. 8.10 On Track. 8.25 The Roast. 8.30 Louis Theroux. (M, al) 9.30 Rake. (M, lsv)

6pm Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Today Tonight. 7.30 Heartbeat. (PG, v) 8.30 Waking The Dead. (M, v) 9.40 Criminal Minds. (M, av) 11.40 MOVIE Tilly Trotter. (MA15+, v, 99)

6pm That ‘70s Show. (PG) 6.30 My Name Is Earl. (PG) 7.30 How I Met Your Mother. (PG) 8.00 How I Met Your Mother. (PG) 8.30 Family Guy. (M) 9.00 American Dad! (M)

6pm Top Gear. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG, s) 8.00 Top Gear. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE Demolition Man. (M, vl, 93) 11.40 Nikita. (AV15+, v) 12.40am Alcatraz. (M)

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Hot In Cleveland. (PG) 7.30 Customs. (PG) 8.30 Inside The Human Body. (M, m) 9.30 Embarrassing Bodies. (M, mns) 10.30 Hoarding: Buried Alive.

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Get Smart. (PG) 7.00 Cops. (PG, dl) 7.30 Whose Line? (PG) 8.30 An Idiot Abroad. (M, ln) 9.30 Strassman: Live – Vol. 2: The Chuck You Tour. (M, ls)

6pm The Simpsons. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. (PG) 8.00 Raising Hope. (PG, s) 8.30 Supernatural. (M) 9.30 MOVIE 28 Weeks Later. (AV15+, hv, 07) 11.35 Craig Ferguson.

TUESDAY

6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Dirty Jobs. 8.25 The Roast. 8.30 Good Game. 9.00 Archer. (M, s) 9.20 Tropfest. (M, v) 9.30 Strange Calls. (M)

6pm Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Today Tonight. 7.30 Islands Of Britain. 8.30 Vicar Of Dibley. (PG) 9.10 Keeping Up Appearances. 9.50 Homes Under The Hammer.

6pm That ’70s Show. (PG) 6.30 My Name Is Earl. (PG) 7.30 MythBusters. (PG) 8.30 Pawn Stars. (PG) 10.00 Cash Cowboys. (PG) 12am S.W.A.T. (PG, v) 1.00 T.J. Hooker. (PG)

6pm Top Gear. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang Theory. (PG, s) 7.30 Teen Mom. (PG, l) 8.30 Sun, Sex And Suspicious Parents. (M, nsl) 9.30 MOVIE Whip It! (M, ls, 09) 11.50 Roller Derby

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Hot In Cleveland. (PG) 7.30 Yes Minister. 8.00 To The Manor Born. 8.30 The Closer. (M) 9.30 Rizzoli & Isles. 10.30 Mentalist. (M) 11.30 Law & Order.

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Get Smart. (PG) 7.00 Cops. (PG, al) 7.30 Undercover Boss USA. (PG) 8.30 Cops: Adults Only. (M, a) 9.30 Ross Kemp: Return To Afghanistan.

6pm The Simpsons. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. (PG) 8.00 Rules Of Engagement. (PG, s) 8.30 Friends With Benefits. (M, s) 9.00 Snog, Marry, Avoid? (PG)

WEDNESDAY

6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Undercover Princesses. (PG) 8.25 The Roast. 8.30 Don’t Blame The Dog. (M, l) 9.30 Kitchen Cabinet.

6pm Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Today Tonight. 7.30 Heartbeat. (PG, v) 8.30 Rosemary & Thyme. (PG, vl) 9.40 Pie In The Sky. (PG) 10.40 Pie In The Sky. (PG) 11.40 The Bill. (M)

6pm That ’70s Show. (PG) 6.30 My Name Is Earl. (PG) 8.30 Hardcore Pawn. (M) 9.30 American Pickers. (PG) 10.30 American Pickers. (PG) 11.30 Rude Tube. (M, l)

6pm Top Gear. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang Theory. (PG, s) 7.30 Two And A Half Men. (PG, sl) 8.00 Two And A Half Men. (PG, sl) 8.30 2 Broke Girls. (M) 9.30 MOVIE The In-Laws. (M, lv, 03)

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Hot In Cleveland. (PG) 7.30 Border Force. (PG) 8.30 RPA. (PG, m) 9.30 Silent Witness. (AV15+, av) 10.45 Law & Order. (M) 11.45 The Closer.

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Get Smart. (PG) 7.00 Cops. (PG, dl) 7.30 Coal. (PG) 8.30 Burn Notice. (M) 9.30 MOVIE Event Horizon. (AV15+, hlv, 97) 11.30 Prison Break. (M)

6pm The Simpsons. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 The Simpsons. 8.00 Futurama. (PG) 8.30 The Simpsons. 9.00 Futurama. (PG) 9.30 Futurama. (PG)

THURSDAY

6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Dangerous Drivers’ School. (PG) 8.15 On Track. 8.30 The Strange Calls. (M, l) 9.00 Gruen Planet.

6pm Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Today Tonight. 7.30 The Royal. (PG, av) 8.30 Inspector Morse. (M) 10.40 Dangerfield. (M) 11.40 The Bill. (M) 12.40am Kojak. (M)

6pm That ’70s Show. (PG) 6.30 My Name Is Earl. (PG) 7.30 Swamp People. (PG) 8.30 Turtleman. (PG) 9.30 Outback Truckers. (PG, l) 10.30 Operation Repo. (M)

6pm Top Gear. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang Theory. (PG, s) 8.30 MOVIE Superman Returns. (M, 06) 11.40 Eclipse. (PG) 12.10am Conan. (M) 1.00 Spin City. (PG) 1.30 TMZ.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Hot In Cleveland. (PG) 7.30 Animal Hoarding. (PG) 8.30 Embarrassing Bodies. (M, nm) 9.30 Super Nanny UK. (PG) 10.30 My Strange Addiction.

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Get Smart. (PG) 7.00 Cops. (PG, al) 7.30 Extreme Fishing. (PG, l) 8.30 Hell’s Kitchen USA. (M, l) 9.30 MOVIE Doom. (AV15+, lv, 05)

6pm The Simpsons. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 The Simpsons. 8.30 Star Trek: The Next Generation. (PG) 11.30 Micro Nation. (PG) 11.35 Craig Ferguson.

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SURF REPORT with Steve Harris from Suburban Surf

Well surfers hopefully we could see some well-overdue swell by the weekend. A low pressure system if its remains on track will move off the southern NSW coast late Thursday into early Friday and bring with it strong S/SE winds through the Tasman Sea, generating a large southerly swell. Thursday’s forecast is for an inconsistent SE groundswell bringing only up to one-foot waves on the points. Winds will be N/NW tending W/NW. Friday’s swell will be even smaller and winds will be fresh westerlies swinging W/SW. Saturday shows a new S/SE swell building to two foot on the points by the arvo. Winds will be moderate SW early turning fresh S/SE. Sunday’s model is showing a strong SW groundswell into Monday with W/SW winds. Finally we could see some great beach breaks and with high tide around sunrise get in early. Good surfing.

FISHING REPORT with Wayne Nilsson from Maroochydore Fishing World

ESTUARY: There is quality whiting at the Bli Bli oyster leases with yabbies and worms the best bait. Some oversized flathead are being caught and released at the Maroochy Bar using slow-moving plastics. Pumicestone Passage is returning whiting to 700 grams with soldier crabs best. SURF: Deep gutters from Mudjimba to Pincushion are holding bait with tailor chopping on the surface, and bream and flathead feasting on the leftovers. Baby blue pilchards and whitebait are returning better quality. OFFSHORE: Pear perch and snapper are being taken from Wide Caloundra to the bottom of the Barwon Banks on a variety of plastics and baits. Whales moving south are putting on a great show. FRESHWATER: Some nice bass are taking surface lures at Maroochy North Arm, and appear to be moving back upstream. Upper reaches of the Noosa are also returning small bass with narrows to Harry’s Hut ideal for kayakers.

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