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Fine, mostly sunny Friday 7/09/12
Fine, partly cloudy Saturday 8/09/12
Fine, mostly sunny Sunday 9/09/12
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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 he e’s least some rideable hoping for at waves.
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appy autumn everyone. I really love this time of year. The Coast has calmed down after the crazy Christmas period, the weather is milder but still warm enough for a dip in the ocean (when it’s not raining, that is), and the Elegant Rabbits are already lining the shelves at the supermarket. Actually let’s face it, the Easter eggs started appearing before the Christmas tinsel came down. But I ask – who needs a pack of 12 Cadbury Creme eggs in January? Actually don’t get me started – that’s a topic for another column. OK, where was I? Autumn. It’s traditionally a time for preparing for winter, and in Australia, it’s the time when you might start thinking about the tax man. Yep, the end of the financial year is creeping up on us, so we thought it timely to bring you a story about getting your
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finances in order. Jarna Baudinette is channelling Noel Whittaker and offering some advice on how to manage your household budget better. We all have some financial habits that probably need improving, so whether you’re a baby boomer who’s let the paperwork slide or a teenager squirreling away the money from your first weekend job, turn over the page and get yourself in order. It’s not rocket science but good sound advice. Speaking of rocket science, check out the review of the amazing Holden Volt in our motoring section. It’s the first electric vehicle that successfully deals with the rather large problem of range anxiety. A few of us at the office are keen to have a turn. Greens leader Christine Milne would support the Volt too, no doubt, which is more than we can say for the Labor party. Turn to Agenda on page 18 for more on the split.
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“In many instances, people are living in the hope that they will ince the GFC, Australian households have been saving at achieve their goals rather than planning for a fulfilling and secure record levels. From the mid 1970s, overall levels of future,” Stewart told AAP. household savings had been steadily declining, dropping “This has implications for their health and lifestyle, impacting on below zero for the first time in the early 2000s. However, their levels of stress, and in the longer term influencing their according to data from the Reserve Bank of Australia, in 2008 enjoyment in the years after they finish work.” and 2009, there was a huge spike in savings as Australians Tracey Ferguson is a senior financial advisor at Close Financial responded to global financial uncertainty by cutting back on Planning in Maroochydore, and says greater financial education is discretionary spending and depositing or investing spare cash. paramount, even for those on higher incomes. But despite the recent push for higher savings, it seems many “It’s a fact that whatever our household income, we really need to Australians aren’t managing their household finances as well as they’d be better at our personal money management,” Ferguson says. “Many like to be. A recent survey conducted by finance group BT assessed the have experienced discomfort or spending habits of 5000 Australians and found that one in anxiety around their finances at some point in their lives. A lot of five would struggle to come up the time these feelings come with $1000 in the event of an One in f ve Australians would struggle to emergency, while one in three from ignorance, leaving people ill come up with $1000 in the event of an equipped to even know where to people spend nearly everything start.” they earn. emergency, while one in three people spend Ferguson says while many BT general manager Deanne nearly everything they earn people are proactive in managing Stewart told AAP the results their mortgage debt, few have show many Australians are a savings plan or investment unprepared to encounter strategy outside of that. financial obstacles in the future “Historically, Australians have been really good at paying down – even those on moderate to high incomes. their mortgages – we borrow money for a home, and we spend More than 40 per cent of respondents said they were able to meet our working life paying it off, before retiring to an age pension,” their monthly expenses, but a third admitted they were worried about Ferguson says. their ongoing ability to do so. Fifty-seven per cent of those surveyed “Having that debt obligation is a kind of forced savings for most, had no regular savings plan – with the highest proportion in the 45- to but once that debt has been repaid, or at least reduced, many don’t 54-year-old bracket, who are often nearing the height of their earning capacity – and almost 40 per cent of people would not have enough direct the amount of that loan repayment to ‘smart’ strategies. A lot of savings to maintain their present lifestyle if they lost their income for the time we see it being frittered away. three to six months. “Frequently, I sit with new clients who are working hard, and who
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are earning good incomes, but don’t know what they spend it on,” she says. “They continue on the proverbial treadmill, without making any real financial ground.” Often this happens because people simply do not have the knowledge to manage their financial affairs, or cannot envisage their circumstances changing in future. “Often, we see people overcommit themselves by way of credit card or loan repayments, not realising the impact these repayments will have on their household cash flow,” Ferguson says. “Maybe they can manage the stretch to meet a loan repayment now, but what if interest rates go up? Or what if their employment income decreases? Or what if they can no longer work because of illness or injury? There are many ‘what ifs’ that too often are not considered.” With the end of the financial year approaching, it’s a
FAST FACTS A recent study by BT
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found respondents would struggle to come up with
$1000 cash, one in three worries about meeting
expenses and have no regular savings plan.
good time to reassess your financial goals. This may mean devising a budget or implementing a savings plan for the first time, or it may involve setting more significant future goals, such as saving for your child’s education costs or your own retirement. Either way, it’s important to seek independent advice from someone qualified, who can help you understand your financial goals, “strip back the emotion” and devise a structured plan to get you there, Ferguson says. A qualified financial planner will also often identify key issues you may have missed. “Unfortunately, one thing too many Australians do ignore is the protection of their assets, their incomes, and subsequently, their families,” Ferguson says. “It’s still amazing to note the number of people who will insure their car, their boat or their house; but will not insure their most valuable asset – their ability to earn an income.”
Tracey Ferguson from Close Financial Planning has f ve key tips for people wanting to get their household f nances in order. 1. Avoid credit cards – Those little pieces of plastic are so easy to use, and sometimes it’s too easy to forget that it’s real money. Many resolve to pay the balance off quickly, but the reality is that they often don’t, and end up paying far more for things than they would have if cash had been used.
2. Stick to a budget – Budgeting is not a four-letter word. Without a budget, how can you know where your money is going? If you don’t know where your money is going, how can you set spending and saving goals? You need a budget, regardless of what you earn. 3. Always have a cash buffer – Don’t spend everything you earn. Always have money you can call on at short notice. Set aside at least f ve per cent of your income
for savings, making sure you keep enough for those ‘just in case’ moments. 4. Insure yourself – Sometimes I see people who are paying too much for death and disability insurance, or are paying for cover they don’t need. However, it’s important that you have enough insurance to protect you and your family in the event of death and disability. It really doesn’t cost that much, and is a key part of making your f nancial plan a successful one. 5. Plan for retirement (it will be here soon enough!) – Talk to your f nancial planner about the option of making additional superannuation contributions. This is a very complex area, fraught with pitfalls, so it’s important you get it right.
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Everyone’s income, expenses and spending habits are different, so you need to take an individualised approach to your f nancial affairs. Some people are great at saving; others can cover their weekly expenses but aren’t disciplined enough to put aside cash for larger, less regular expenses, such as car registration or utility bills. If you f nd yourself coming up short on periodic bills, you can contact your electricity, phone or gas supplier to organise ‘bill smoothing’ – a process where you pay a certain amount every week into your utilities account, rather than one lump sum when the bill is due. After years of struggling with bills, Mountain Creek woman Kath has adopted this strategy and says she and her family are f nally feeling on top of their f nancial situation. “I calculated how much our quarterly bills were and broke that down into weekly payments, and each week I automatically B-PAY that amount into the relevant account,” she says. “This way I know those expenses are covered, so after I’ve paid the mortgage and bought groceries and petrol, I know exactly how much is left over. “We’ve never been great at saving, and were always spending what was left over each week – we realised just how close we were to being in serious f nancial stress if one of us got sick or lost a job,” Kath says. “Because I’m making these payments in advance, it gives you a f nancial buffer zone. I know sometimes I’d like to have the extra money to spend [each week] but it means you always get through.”
First time investors You’ve managed to save some cash for the first time – now what should you do with it? Darryl Watt from Ord Minnett Buderim has some tips for new investors. Most people are familiar with the concept of putting aside regular savings to build up a cash reserve. However, keeping your savings in a bank account will only earn a small percentage of interest per annum and probably not even pace with inf ation. Investing, as opposed to simply saving, can deliver a much better result by putting your money to work so that you can get ahead. Importantly, you do not need huge resources to get started. The f rst steps in the investment process are to set your goals and evaluate your appetite for risk. Everyone is different depending upon their age, knowledge, f nancial position and life experiences. When combined with your investment time-frame, this can help determine how much you allocate to the f ve basic investment classes of cash, f xed interest, Australian shares, international shares and property. It is important not to put all your eggs in one basket. Diversif cation, or spreading your funds across the investment classes, is very important. Once you are comfortable with your risk tolerance and asset allocation, you need to determine the right structure in which to hold your investments such as your personal name, a family trust, superannuation or most probably a mix of these. It is important to stay disciplined and regularly review your position making changes as required, and don’t be afraid to ask for help. Darryl Watt 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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Garry Crick Prestige held an exclusive cocktail event at Sunshine Coast Airport to launch the brand-new MercedesBenz A-Class range. Boasting a sporty and dynamic design, the new A-Class features an impressive list of innovations and is aimed at a younger market. Three A-Class vehicles made a show-stopping entrance on the night, appearing from the airport runway to be admired by the guests.
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Renowned author, television presenter and journalist George Negus shared his stories with a sold-out crowd of local business people, at a breakfast hosted by Gerry Morris of Hot Business Events.
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Hear Centrelink’s FIS Officer; a Senior Financial Adviser & a Panel of 3 Successful Retirees discuss how to prepare for your retirement & make the most of it. Meet our panel of ‘Retirees’ The difference between ‘knowledge’ &‘understanding’ is in the DOING. If you are fed up with being told by 40 year olds how to retire successfully – come and hear from real Retirees on some of the tricks to finding your purpose, keeping your health and travelling to your heart’s content in Retirement.
During our Retirement Forum we will hear from a 74 year old marathon runner & cyclist on how to stay fitter than most 30 year olds; experienced caravanners on travelling around Australia; and an Australian Retiree who lives in Bali for most of the year on the pros & cons of living overseas.
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Don’t lose it and don’t outlive it – the retirement money mantra! That’s great in theory but lets have some practical advice please. Julie Schafer, our Senior Financial Adviser, is going to outline all of the issues that you need to be aware of as you step into Retirement. We don’t have all the answers – but you need to know all the questions to ask and consider before you hit the stop button at work! Investing in retirement is not just about which pension fund to choose – let’s discuss all the issues and look at the big picture. No product selling or agenda here – its about educating you to work in collaboration with your trusted Advisers.
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Police presence at Nambour High a positive move Police officers have gone back to school in Nambour in a bid to improve safety within the school community. Nambour State High School students have benefitted from the presence of police officers since the program was expanded to include the school at the start of the year. Police minister Jack Dempsey
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THE LOCAL POOL SHOP Ask anyone who has a pool and they will tell you that owning one costs plenty of money. This outstanding pool shop located in the town of the Cooroy services both retail customers as well as its growing home service run. With no immediate competition in the town, this 5 ½ days business has very consistent trading figures and growing profits. You really have to see this business up close to appreciate just how good it is…..call me to arrange an inspection.
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5 DAY MONEY MACHINE Is this the best business buy of the year? This fully systemised 5 day per week business is backed by one of the world’s premier franchise systems that have 30 years of steady growth. One working owner can expect profits in excess of $120,000 p/a and industry experience is not required. High growth location, staff in place this is exceptional value.
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TO GO GREY OR NOT TO GO GREY? TODAY, IT’S A CHOICE
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products can make sterling, pewter and pearl tones glimmer and shine. The topic of “owning, not hiding your grey hair” seems to trend every couple of years but should reach a crescendo as the thundering herd of baby boomers overtakes the majority of the population.
Did you know? • Your chance of going grey increases 10 to 20 per cent every decade after 30 years. • Hair colour depends on the distribution, type and amount of melanin in the middle layer of the hair shaft. • Hair has two types of pigments: dark (eumelanin) and light (phaeomelanin). They blend together to make up the wide range of hair colours. • The pigment cells that make up melanin position themselves at the hair follicles, the openings on the skin’s surface through which hair grows. • With age comes a reduction of melanin. The hair turns grey and eventually white. It’s not fully understood why the pigment production shuts down. AAP
Don’t get slack about sun protection as summer ends As summer draws to a close and cooler autumn days arrive, many of us begin to get a little lazy about sun safety. A tan built up over summer often gives a false sense of security, and with the sun packing less of a punch during the day, we’re not as careful about wearing sunscreen and hats, according to Sunshine Coast skin cancer expert Dr Scott Giffin. “As soon as it starts to cool down people forget to wear their sunblock,” says Dr Giffin of SolarDerm Melanoma and Skin Cancer Clinic in Minyama. “As soon as it starts to warm up in November and throughout the school holidays people become aware of it again. That’s when people will often come in for a check, at the height of summer.
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They’re not wearing as many clothes and are seeing more of the skin. They might notice a spot that’s been covered up, or they’re seeing more of their partner’s skin. “I recommend to people they wear sunblock every day, regardless of whether they know they’re going outside or not,” he says. “We all have exposure to UVA and UVB every day. In terms of reducing the accumulation of UV radiation, as soon as you can stop that accumulation, you’re dramatically reducing your chances of getting skin cancer. “There’s also the anti-aging effect of wearing sunblock. The UVA is what causes the premature aging and wrinkles.” Giffin warns against avoiding the sun altogether, as some sun exposure is necessary in order for our bodies to make vitamin D – which is especially important during the winter months to boost the immune system. “The middle of the day is where you see UVB, and that’s responsible for your vitamin D synthesis. You’re not going to make any vitamin D
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unless you’re getting some exposure between 9am and 3pm, but you only need a couple of minutes’ exposure with a small wallet-sized area that has not been covered with sunblock.” With so many sunscreens on the market, with all manner of SPFs, which is the best one to buy? Giffin says an SPF higher than 30 isn’t necessary unless you’re in a highrisk category. “For fair skinned people with a history of lots of skin cancers, the more help they can get the better, especially around the critical areas like the nose and ears.” While Giffin recommends daily use of sunscreen, he says there’s no hard evidence to support that it prevents melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. “It may do, but we can’t say definitely that it does,” he says. “It will prevent them from getting the more common other forms of cancer, but not necessarily melanoma.” Giffin says it’s also important to wear broad-brimmed hats and long-sleeved shirts, no matter what the season.
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CREAMY PUMPKIN SOUP PREVIEW With the soggy weather we’ve been having recently, there’s nothing nicer than a big pot of soup to warm you up and help you feel all better.
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• Heat the oil in a large pot. • Add onion and sauté until it begins to soften and turn golden, about 10 minutes. • Stir in stock, pumpkin, bacon, sugar and thyme. Bring to a gentle boil. Reduce heat to medium-high and simmer about five minutes. • Remove from the heat and add cream, nutmeg and curry powder, if desired. • Puree soup in two or three batches in blender, leaving the middle of the lid open to avoid pressure build-up of steam. Start on low speed to prevent splashing. Or use a hand held blender. • Season with salt and pepper and spoon some cheese on top. Servings: 6
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Bundaberg is known for its spirit. Now that spirit is giving back to the flood-hit city. Bundaberg Distilling Company is launching a special edition of its Bundy Rum to help rebuilding efforts after the city was ravaged by its worst floods ever last month. Each household will be given a free bottle of the new Road To Recovery Series rum bearing the name of the street it is on. The remaining bottles will be sold for $60 and will only be
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Hollywood stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have become the latest celebrities to turn their hand to winemaking with the launch next month of their own rose wine. The couple have teamed up with the French winemaking Perrin family to develop the Miraval Cotes de Provence label, named after their Chateau Miraval estate in the south of France. The wine, produced from the couple’s sprawling estate near the town of Brignoles, will be priced at around 15 euros ($19.60) a bottle. Jolie and Pitt acquired the 500 hectare estate in 2008 for around 40 million euros and have used it as a summer residence. The estate includes around 50 to 60 acres of vines. Other celebrities who have invested in wine are Michael Schumacher, Sting, David Beckham and Madonna. AAP
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ennis fans looking for love or new friends can meet their match at Palmer Coolum Resort’s new ‘Doubles for Singles’ night. The first event will be held at the Palmer Coolum Resort Tennis Centre on March 13, and you don’t need previous tennis experience – the aim is to meet new people in a fun, sporty environment. ‘Doubles for Singles’ is the brainchild of the resort’s tennis professional, Ivan Rusev, who says tennis is a great way to meet people for tennis, friendship or both.
“Playing tennis socially is a fantastic way to have fun, keep healthy and come into contact with likeminded people,” Rusev says. “Our emphasis is on everyone having a great time and it doesn’t matter if they’ve been playing for years or never picked up a racquet before – we will have something for everyone. “You might be looking for an enjoyable way to keep fit and not have anyone to play with. You might be new to the area and searching for a social tennis group, or, you might be after an alternative way of meeting new people. Either way, Doubles for Singles is the perfect way to find friendship or love.” The resort says you don’t need to be single to take part, just willing to share a laugh with likeminded folk. There will be a glass of champagne on arrival, tennis games, novelty games, trivia and prizes to help break the ice, along with a barbecue afterwards. Experts and novices are all welcome to take part with all court, racquet and ball hire included. Bookings close on March 12 and a 25 per cent discount applies to anyone who brings another two people with them to play. WHERE: Palmer Coolum Resort Tennis Centre DATE: Thursday March 13, 7pm to 9.30pm TICKETS: $50
FABULOUS SOUNDS Darren J Ray is bringing his Fabulous Sounds of the Sixties show to Caloundra RSL next week, following a third win for best production at the South Qld Entertainer of the Year Awards. There will be 10 performers on stage delivering hits of the 60s, as well as giveaways, funny routines, a prize for best 60s outf t and plenty of laughs. WHERE: Caloundra RSL, 19 West Terrace DATE: Wednesday March 6, 6.30pm TICKETS: Free
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MAKE/MODEL HOLDEN VOLT DETAILS Five-door, four-seat hatchback with electric motor and four-cylinder “range extender” generator petrol engine, front-wheel-drive. TECH STUFF Electric motor produces 111kW; 370Nm; generator motor produces additional 55kW, used at speeds beyond 80km/h; generator powered by 1.4-litre, 63kW fourcylinder engine. RANGE: 80km on electric power; up to 600km total range when using petrol generator.
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lectrifying. That’s the only way to describe Holden’s new eco-flagship, the Volt. While the debate rages about global warming, carbon taxes and zero emissions, the Volt is a true game-changer in the way people choose to drive. Electric cars remain a long way from being mainstream for one reason: range. The best of them might get you 150 kilometres down the road – but in most cases it will take a few hours to recharge the batteries to get you home again. The Volt rewrites the rules.
Unlike other electric vehicles it carries a conventional petrol engine, which only gets used when the batteries need charging. The Volt has a range of about 80 kilometres. If you want to take a longer trip the petrol “generator” engine gives the Volt a theoretical range of about 560 kilometres – and you can always stretch that by adding more petrol. Holden calls it a “range extender” electric vehicle, giving it a signif cant advantage in the market. The Volt has a premium feel to it. Best of all, it looks and feels like a car worth its $59,990 price tag.
Satellite navigation is standard, as is a premium Bose audio system. There are heated seats, eight airbags, keyless entry, push-button start and Bluetooth connectivity – all the mod-cons you’d expect at this price. In terms of smoothness and quietness it also delivers a prestige driving experience. And because of its substantial weight, it feels immensely sturdy and well-glued to the road. One drawback: it sits so low to the ground the Volt has minimal ground clearance, so it would be next to continued over>
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<from previous page useless for driving on unmade country roads. Still, itâ€™s first and foremost a city machine and theoretically you could drive your car without ever needing to refuel it. Recharging the Volt is a simple process, too: plug it in at night, just as you would with your smartphone. A full charge on a conventional power point takes about six hours â€“ Holden says at a cost as low as about $2.50. The Voltâ€™s bucket seats in the back allow space for the batteries, which run down the spine of the car (where a transmission tunnel would normally go). This means cargo space is not compromised by the batteries, unlike some hybrids. Our test drive in the Volt comprised two distinct parts. During the week, I drove it around the city, never more than 50 kilometres or so at a time, and plugged it in at night to recharge the batteries. That phase totalled 150 kilometres, mostly in peak-hour city traffic, without using one drop
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FORD CLASSIC COMES HOME Ford welcomed the return of a hero last week with the reveal of the first fully Ford-built GT at Broadmeadows. It signals the start of FPV production at Ford’s Broadmeadows Assembly plant and the return of full GT production after 37 years. “FPV is the ultimate version of the Falcon and we are very excited to have taken over assembly of these performance machines for our FPV customers,” Ford Australia President and CEO, Bob Graziano, says. “Ford’s history with performance vehicles goes back a very long way and nameplates such as GS and GT are warmly welcomed back in-house. “The F6 range features the most potent version of our locally developed i6 engine and it’s a real buzz for us to be completing these cars for the first time. “Designed for our enthusiast customers, FPV vehicles are the hero cars of our local line-up and are genuine performance machines. From the 310 kilowatt F6 to the 335
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BEETLE GOES BACK TO ITS ROOTS
When the original Beetle was launched in 1938, it was known simply as â€˜the Volkswagenâ€™ and quickly acquired a raft of nicknames from across the world. Whatever the name, the Beetleâ€™s popularity is not in question, with 22.5 million sold over 74 years. In the latest generation, an efficient engine and innovative features combine with heritage to make a modern classic â€“ an icon, reimagined. The design moves away from that of the New Beetle of 1998 and draws on cues from the original Beetle and Beetle Ragster concept shown in Detroit in 2005. The Beetle is now longer, wider and lower,
giving it a more masculine and dynamic appearance. The carâ€™s new proportions mean the roof extends back further, the windscreen is shifted back and the rear is now more akin to that of the original Beetle. Inside the cabin, the Beetleâ€™s designers created a modern, practical and distinctive appearance with easy to identify and ergonomic controls. Certain features, such as the glovebox and colour accent panels hark back to the original. The boot capacity is a practical 310 litres, up from 209 litres in the 1998 model. The Beetle has four seats, with a split-fold rear seat for added versatility. A wide range of innovative optional equipment is also available, ranging from leather seats through satellite navigation to Bi-Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights â€“ some of which are available for the first time on a Beetle. One economical engine will be offered in Australia; the 1.4 litre TSI twincharged petrol engine which supplies 118 kilowatts of power and 240 Newton metres of torque. This engine is paired with a six-speed manual transmission as standard or with an optional seven-speed Direct Shift Gearbox. Over 22.5 million Beetles have been sold since the original model was created in 1938, putting it among the worldâ€™s top three most successful cars of all time; over one million of these were New Beetles, of which over 8800 were sold in Australia.
Win a trip to Japan Honda Australia is giving away two business class return flights to Tokyo, Japan and $10,000 spending money in its Japanese Holiday competition. â€œWe want to give people the opportunity to create their ideal holiday,â€? says Stephen Collins, director and general manager sales and marketing. â€œWe will provide the business class tickets and $10,000 spending money. The itinerary is up to you.â€? Collins says Japan is a country of beauty and diversity and there is something of interest for everyone, whether that is attending the home of Japanâ€™s MotoGP, taking in the natural wonders of Mt Fuji and the cherry blossoms or a visit to Tokyo Disneyland. The competition is open to all Australian residents aged 18 and over and closes on March 31 at 11.59pm AEST. To enter visit: honda.com.au/japan.
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CONTENTS 38 Auctions & Market Tracker 48 News & Views 57 Hinterland 58 Classif eds 58 Rentals
REAL ESTATE AGENT INDEX 52 Belle Property 57 Day & Grimes 56 Elders Palmwoods 56 Elite Lifestyle Properties 50 First National 38 Howcroft & Assoc 58 Maleny & Hinterland 50 Mooloolaba Real Estate 40 Next Property Group 55 Platinum Properties 51 Property Today 39 RealWay 48 RE/MAX 56 Vic Murphy
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In The Lap Of Luxury Many Sunshine Coast residents dream of having a home right on the water. If you’re in the market for a luxurious lifestyle, or just want a sneak peek inside some of the Coast’s most impressive waterfront homes, read on – we’ve headed to the canals of Kawana Island and Pelican Waters to find them for you. 25 Barbuda Circuit, Kawana Island Designed around its desirable north-easterly aspect, this contemporary waterfront home offers an enviable lifestyle, with an outdoor entertaining area overlooking the deep inground pool and canal. Inside, the open living zone features a spacious lounge and dining area which connects to a gourmet-style kitchen featuring walk-in pantry and top-of-the-range appliances. A light and airy sitting room, designated media room and large home office are also on the lower level of the home. Guests are well catered for with a private ensuited bedroom with walk-in robe. Upstairs the king-sized master suite takes pride of place with wide water views, a walk-in robe and stunning ensuite with double sinks, an extra-large shower and deep bath, all in a timeless colour palette. There are two more bedrooms upstairs as well as a rumpus or TV room. The triple garage offers plenty of room for motorbikes and other toys. Karen Jones from Next Property Group has the home listed at $1.55 million.
15 Sanibel Court, Kawana Island Featuring an award-winning waterfront design, this home features three spacious living areas which flow north to a private, resort-style pool area surrounded by decking. Immaculately presented, it features a long list of quality features including four large bedrooms plus an office, a second ensuite and three big bathrooms. The private master suite features a large walk-in robe and spa, and there is a fully fitted media room which has been wired for sound and vision. The open-plan chef’s kitchen has stone benchtops and top-quality appliances, and there are plenty of storage areas throughout, along with ducted and reverse-cycle air-conditioning. The home has three phone lines and a double lock-up garage, plus separate workshop, with ladder access to a separate attic storage area. It is positioned with easy access to Nicklin and Kawana Way with kilometres of walking and cycling tracks close by. The home is listed for $1.25 million with Bill and Jacque Howcroft of Howcroft Real Estate.
34 Westholme Circuit, Pelican Waters In a peaceful, picturesque setting, this executive-style canal front home features expansive water views and is in one of Pelican Waters’ newest areas. The open-plan, two-level residence boasts quality and style throughout, including imported Italian benchtops and tiles. There are four bedrooms, a large home office, three luxurious bathrooms and a powder room. The master bedroom includes a meticulously designed ensuite, a walk-in robe and a private balcony with stunning views of the waterways. The well-appointed gourmet kitchen includes European appliances with a gas cooktop and 2-pac finish. Other quality features include fully ducted air-conditioning, a gated entrance for privacy and security, a spacious triple garage and beautifully manicured gardens. John Peopall from Seaside Real Estate is asking $1.295 million.
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76 Sunbird Chase, Parrearra New to the market, this due-north facing home boasts 20 metres of water frontage and its own eight-metre pontoon with convenient ocean access. The pavilion-style home allows for year-round entertaining, with covered lounging and entertaining areas including a recently renovated outdoor kitchen with stainless steel bar and built-in barbecue area. Each of the three spacious living areas overlooks the water. There are a well-separated rumpus or media room, a classy formal lounge and an open-plan living area off the contemporary kitchen. There is also a separate home office, conveniently positioned right at the front entry. The home features four double bedrooms, including a grand master suite which covers the entire upper level and has a luxurious ensuite with oversized spa bath, a walk-in robe and its own balcony. Contact Karen Jones from Next Property Group.
49 Whitehaven Way, Pelican Waters Ryan Designer Homes’s multi-award winning O design is positioned on the water with direct ocean access. The home’s unique design was inspired by the elements – earth, water, wind and fire – with careful attention given to each room, and a focus on maximising privacy and cross ventilation. With unparalleled privacy and tranquillity, O features plenty of natural light and the clever use of natural materials such as stone, wool and Australian timber gives the home vibrant, organic feel. The home comprises four bedrooms and two well-appointed living areas, and features a sensor alarm system, a water irrigation system and a large double garage. The home is listed with Geoff Ohmsen and Steve Turner from Platinum Properties for $ 1.15 million.
Forest Views KAWANA
SELLING NOW The latest release from Sea Vista Developments at the corner of White Cedar Drive and Woodlands Boulevard (opposite Pacif c Lutheran School) is now in construction with the project estimated to be f nished by late 2013. ‘Forest Views’ 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 f ve 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.
2 & 3 Bedroom Townhouses from $399,900 Secure your property today and take advantage of the future Kawana Hospital development SAVE $22,000!
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This three-bedroom property is in sought-after Noosaville, only 50 metres from the water and an easy walk from Gympie Terrace. Freshly repainted and fully furnished, it is presented in excellent condition and features open-plan living overlooking a resort-style pool and rainforest backdrop. Set over two levels, the property has two balconies, one off the master bedroom and another off the downstairs living area. The complex offers an enviable lifestyle with excellent on-site managers and plenty of amenities nearby.
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Land selling from $197,000*
Your future looks bright here
New homes sites have just been released at The Village
At Brightwater’s latest release you can stroll to the Bellagrace Childcare Centre and ride or scoot to Brightwater State School. Looking ahead, things are set to get even brighter with work well underway on the magniﬁcent centrepiece lake and Brightwater’s own shopping centre, including an ALDI supermarket, medical facilities and waterside family tavern.
New display homes now open
View ‘The Village’ sales plan and house and land packages at stockland.com.au/brightwater or call 5444 1333 Visit our Land Sales and Information Centre off Kawana Way, Brightwater *Price current as at 26.2.13. Average price in The Village release $226,102.
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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: 36 HORSESHOE BEND, BUDERIM On site Saturday March 2 @ 11am Next Property Group 1300 400 777, David Hedley-Ward 0406 011 123, Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837 35 SETTLERS RIDGE, BUDERIM On site Saturday March 2 @ 11.30am Belle Property Buderim 5445 6722, Jan Withers 0403 737 790 22 RAINTREE BOULEVARD, LITTLE MOUNTAIN On site Friday March 1 @ 5pm RealWay Caloundra 5436 0700, Darren Ide 0408 549 457 41 LARK CIRCUIT, MOUNTAIN CREEK On site Saturday March 2 @ 11.30am Mooloolaba Real Estate 5444 1066, Grant Cheatham 0411 467 917 979 YANDINA COOLUM ROAD, VALDORA On site Saturday March 2 @ 2pm Belle Property Buderim 5445 6722, Jan Withers 0403 737 790
Auction Results The easiest way to check out the latest auction results Email: email@example.com UNIT 502 ‘THE SEBEL’, 14 AERODROME ROAD, MAROOCHYDORE Sold for $350,000. / 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Property Today 5444 2222, Adam Bond 0404 211 281
28 YVONNE STREET, NAMBOUR Passed in. Now listed at $559,000. / 4 bed, 2 bath, 4 car First National Carolans 5441 1344, Stephen Colasimone 0413 416 952
69 MILLWELL ROAD, MAROOCHYDORE $399,000 / 3 bed, 1 bath, 1 car Property Today, John Anderson 29 SCHIRRMANN DRIVE, MAROOCHYDORE $870,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Property Today, Jamie Holbrook
Market Tracker A list of what’s recently sold on the Coast: 66 BUDERIM AVENUE, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND $1.551 million / 4 bed, 3 bath, 3 car Next Property Group, Bree Charles, John Skerlak 19 CLUNY DRIVE, BUDERIM $595,000 / 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Tracey McAllansmith
9/47 SIXTH AVENUE, MAROOCHYDORE $190,000 / 1 bed, 1 bath, 1 car Next Property Group, Jodie McDonell 27/47 SIXTH AVENUE, MAROOCHYDORE $670,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Property Today, David Grenfell 5/32 MARY STREET, NAMBOUR $180,000 / 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car First National Carolans, Andy Sharma
22 ORME ROAD, BUDERIM $1.175 million / 4 bed, 3 bath, 3 car Next Property Group, Chris Pace 9 SETTLERS RIDGE, BUDERIM $1.225 million / 5 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, David & Jodie Hedley-Ward
4 NICHOLS STREET, NAMBOUR $310,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Victor Realty, Craig Heppell
14 STREZLECKI CLOSE, BUDERIM $710,000 / 5 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Karen Cleeton
9 PEARL PARADE, NAMBOUR $542,500 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 4 car Victor Realty, Craig Heppell
51 TRIBULATION CIRCUIT, BUDERIM $630,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Chris Pace 59 WILLIAM STREET, BUDERIM $675,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Craig Porter, Chris Jones
15 WILKIEA STREET, MERIDAN PLAINS Currently negotiating. / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car RealWay Caloundra 5436 0700, Darren Ide 0408 549 457
14 HUTCHINSONS ROAD, ILKLEY $379,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car First National Carolans, Stephen Colasimone
25 LAMATIA DRIVE, MOUNTAIN CREEK Sold for $719,000. / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777, Kylie Tredrea 0402 240 687
UNIT 4 ‘SALTAIR’, 19 SALTAIR STREET, KINGS BEACH $260,000 / 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car Seaside Real Estate, Rhonda Matthews
9 COCOS COURT, PARREARRA $610,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Kylie Tredrea 4 LA RITA COURT, PELICAN WATERS $656,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Seaside Real Estate, Anna Morgan-Varlow 9 MARSALIS STREET, SIPPY DOWNS $465,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, David & Jodie Hedley-Ward *As supplied by contributing real estate agencies
“It’s quite simple, we believe in being open and honest, because it works” Bill & Jacque
WATERFRONT DREAM LIVING 19 Bonaire Court, KAWANA ISLAND Rarely does a large waterfront designer home with so many extras come on the market at this price. • 4 large bedrooms plus ofﬁce. Master Suite & 2nd room ensuite • Large chef’s kitchen with stone benches, ﬂowing to the deck • Open plan living ﬂowing to private pool & entertaining area • 735m2 allotment with 15m frontage plus PONTOON
4 Bed 3 Bath 3 Car Price:
Inspect: By Appointment Bill Howcroft 0431 354 076 Jacque Howcroft 0431 815 991
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7 Melos Place, KAWANA ISLAND
18 Flores Street, KAWANA ISLAND
A modern and stylish home, immaculately presented and maintained with the perfect design for those with a busy lifestyle. • Open plan living, kitchen, lounge and guest room d/stairs • Upstairs 3 good bedrooms and rumpus area • Large master suite with walk-in robe, ensuite & balcony • Private, tropical pool and entertaining areas
4 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car Price:
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Inspect: Saturday 12-12:45pm Bill Howcroft 0431 354 076 Jacque Howcroft 0431 815 991
This stylish designer home offers a bright and spacious ambience with high ceilings and open plan living. • 3 spacious bedrooms plus ofﬁce. Main with ensuite & WIR • Chefs kitchen with impressive Italian stone island bench • Large open plan living, plenty of storage, opposite a park • Private north east outdoor covered entertaining and pool
From $1 million
4 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car Price:
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Inspect: Saturday 1-1:45pm Bill Howcroft 0431 354 076 Jacque Howcroft 0431 815 991
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BUDERIM 4 Kiri Court
BUDERIM 2-4 LeClaire Place
QUALITY FAMILY HOME IN GREAT LOCATION
A SLICE OF PARADISE This architecturally designed family home has magnificent 180 degree ocean views from inside and out. Features include: 4 sizeable bedrooms plus study, 2 bathrooms plus powder room, 2 separate lounge areas and huge dining space. The exquisite 2 pac kitchen has ample cupboard space, granite bench tops and heaps of bench space. Entertain your friends in the pool room with bar area and powder room. Wide bi-fold doors open onto the extensive decks and outdoor entertaining.
Located in a quiet Buderim cul-de-sac and with plenty of room for the family. • 4 bedrooms with master featuring spacious walk in robe and ensuite • Immaculate kitchen featuring granite bench tops and new appliances • Split system air-conditioning in main living area and main bedroom • Stunning timber floors throughout dining and living area • Plenty of outdoor living space overlooking the flat grassed yard
4 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR
4+ BED | 2+ BATH | 2+ CAR
Inspect: Saturday 1:00-1:45pm Price: $465,000 Web: Ref No. 107400709 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219
BUDERIM 2/3 Ballinger Court
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SECURITY, POSITION, OCEAN VIEWS
Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, this delightful and beautifully presented home is designed for a couple seeking a quiet tranquil lifestyle. • Open plan design with a quality stone kitchen in the heart of the home • Dining and family living zones spill seamlessly out to great outdoor living area • 3 generous bedrooms, main with ensuite • Separate office overlooking the north east views • Minutes Buderim Village and 10 minutes to the beach
Enjoy the ocean views from this extraordinarily spacious 3 bedroom apartment adjacent to central Buderim village with its cafes, restaurants and boutiques. • Complex of 4 apartments • Large open plan living areas with high ceilings, opening onto covered deck • Huge main bedroom with ensuite, walk-in robe and adjacent rear balcony • Double lock-up garage and large storage area Enjoy an idyllic lifestyle in a perfect position. Close to everything and at a realistic price.
3 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR
3 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR
Inspect: Saturday 11:00-11:45am Price: $595,000 Web: Ref No. 110705137 Marg Deighton 0411 399 514
Inspect: Saturday 10:00-10:45am Price: $525,000 Web: Ref No. 108038711 Margaret Deighton 0411 399 514
BUDERIM 10 Hayman Court
All home comforts, a very low maintenance landscaped garden and an inground pool combine to create a remarkably friendly ambience. This is a home that will adapt to new owners - maybe a small family or a couple downsizing? • 2 separate living areas, formal and informal • Fully equipped practical kitchen adjacent to dining area • Three large bedrooms, all with b.i.cs, master with heated ensuite • Spacious undercover entertaining area • 5 minutes to Maroochydore CBD, beaches and walking distance to Emmanuel College
BUDERIM 12/5 Barnes Drive
AFFORDABLE FUNKY UNIT WITH VIEWS • Immaculate unit in quiet cul-de-sac close to Buderim • Open plan design • Timber floors opening onto wide covered decks • 2 bedrooms, master with ensuite plus office • Double carport and storage
3 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR
2 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR
Inspect: Saturday 1:00-1:45pm Price: $479,000 Web: Ref No. 113140571 Marg Deighton 0411 399 514
Inspect: Saturday 10:00-10:45am Price: $295,000 Web: Ref No. 112837115 Marg Deighton 0411 399 514
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Marg Deighton 0411 399 514
9 Greenvale Court, Buderim Inspect Sat 11:00-11:45am Very private and versatile 4 bedroom split level home with both formal and informal living areas. There is a self-contained living area that creates the option of a one or two bedroom flat. Fabulous inground pool. Close to Sunshine Plaza, beaches and the CBD. 4 BED | 3 BATH | 2 CAR 11 Wren Crescent, Buderim Inspect Sat 1:00-1:45pm Brick and tile home close to beaches, shops and schools. 3 spacious bedrooms, light and airy living areas and galley style kitchen. Covered front patio and private fully fenced low maintenance garden. Price: $399,000 3 BED | 1 BATH | 2 CAR 8 Nariel Court, Buderim Inspect Sat 12:00-12:45pm Low maintenance brick home on 816m2. 3 spacious bedrooms, separate formal lounge, generous kitchen. Open plan living opening onto private full fenced garden with pool. Price: $459,000 3 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR 57 Deloraine Drive, Buderim Inspect Sat 2:00-2:45pm Exciting spacious home with north facing open plan living areas, spacious private bedrooms, large kitchen at the heart of the home, fabulous 49m2 customised home office with separate entrance. Price: $549,000 4 BED | 3 BATH | 2 CAR
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AUCTION GRAND DESIGN DELIVERS A SOPHISTICATED & ELEGANT LIFESTYLE 122 Ferny Glen Road, Buderim Stunning in every sense this striking Craig Cleary masterpiece embodies tranquility and total privacy and demands your absolute attention. Built on grand proportions this elegant home offers both formal and informal living complimented by a dream stone kitchen and all designed around the alfresco entertainment terrace with in-ground pool and heated spa taking centre stage. Showpiece master suite with private sun deck and an amazing ensuite. Minutes to elite schools and positioned with a perfect north aspect the home offers 400+m2 under roof with dual driveways and being opposite a 16ha wildlife corridor a private, peaceful lifestyle is assured.
4+ Bed | 2.5 Bath | 2 Car
á 2000sqm north facing block á Media room and home office á Open fireplace and ducted air á Full security + vacuumaid á Timber and porcelain floors á 2 x 45,000l water tanks á Lush gardens and lawns
Auction: On Site Saturday March 23rd at 3pm Inspect: Saturday 12-12.45pm & Tuesday 5.30-6.30pm Chris Pace 0417 196 600 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222 Web Code: BUD2664
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IS THE SUNSHINE COAST MARKET MOVING? NEXT PROPERTY GROUPâ€™S #1 AGENT SAYS â€˜YESâ€™ With 7 sales in February, Chris Pace urgently needs more properties to sell. If youâ€™ve been considering your NEXT move, call Chris anytime on 0417 196 600. D
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â€œChris was always available to respond to our questions and kept us in the loop with good feedback throughout the process. Chris worked tirelessly to ensure he followed up on all prospective buyers and we achieved good results in a relatively difficult marketâ€? Sellers of 22 Orme Road, Buderim - Linda & Peter Wisbey
â€œWeâ€™ve met a lot of real estate agents through almost four decades in the construction and development industries and we would have to say Chris Pace is without doubt, one of the very best, he was in constant communication and achieved great results in a difficult marketâ€? Sellers of 8 Scenic Avenue & 9 William Street, Buderim - Trevor & Marilyn Harch
Another top month for Next Property Groupâ€™s top sales performer. IF YOUâ€™RE READY TO MAKE YOUR NEXT MOVE CALL CHRIS PACE 0417 196 600 1300 400 777 nextpropertygroup.com.au THE NEXT GENERATION IN REAL ESTATE MY W EEKLYPREVIE W. CO M . AU
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NORTH FACING WATERFRONT PLAYGROUND! 76 Sunbird Chase, Parrearra
4+ Bed | 3 Bath | 2.5 Car
No matter what your waterfront recreational choices are, this home caters for them all plus some. The 8 metre pontoon awaits your boat to take you cruising / fishing or take the kayak to the river and ocean. Laze around the deep inground pool while watching the kids frolick in the water. BBQ/dine/lounge or play pool in the undercover outdoor entertaining area that you can use all year round with its abundance of shade and space and desirable absolute North aspect. The home is an entertainers delight with its stylish kitchen servicing both the casual and formal loungeroom and dining arrangements.
× North facing waterfront home × 20mts of frontage and 8mtr pontoon × Big fabulous outdoor living × Inground pool and sunbaking deck × 3 separate internal living zones × Remote gate and good security × Close to shopping, beach and schools
Inspect: Saturday 2-2.45pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Web Code: MIN2669
PET FRIENDLY, HOUSE SIZE DUPLEX – WALK EVERYWHERE 1/58 Wrigley Street, Maroochydore This single level, brand new, upmarket duplex features;
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 3 Car
room for a boat or van, generous open plan living areas,
Price: High $400,000’s
quality kitchen with stone bench tops. This property will appeal to all buyers. The owners want IT SOLD.
Inspect: Saturday 12-12.45pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Bree Charles 0416 435 391 Web Code: MCHY2555-1
AUCTION HIDDEN DELIGHT WITH PRIVATE ACREAGE OUTLOOK 45 Lemon Grove Place, Rosemount Escape the suburban bustle and delight in the quiet life and peaceful ambience of this mostly cleared 1.4 acre fenced property with large entertainment deck and inground pool. Plenty of living space for all the family with a multi-purpose lower level adding further scope and usage for a home based business or separate accommodation.
4+ Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car Auction: On Site Saturday March 9th at 3pm Inspect: Saturday 10.30-11.15am Chris Pace 0417 196 600 Web Code: BUD2660
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MOOLOOLAH ISLAND, MINYAMA......IT’S TIME TO GO. 25 Mooloolah Island, Minyama This is the opportunity you have been waiting for to upgrade to one of the best prestige addresses on the Sunshine Coast. Located on the riverside of Mooloolah Island, Minyama, boasting wide Northerly river views all the way to Mooloolaba with unrestricted deepwater ocean access, does waterfront living get any better? The owners have made a lifestyle change and are genuine about wanting this property sold so they can move on. The architectural contemporary residence is functional and stylish and boasts a design that will stand the test of time. Floor to ceiling windows, expansive voids enhance the sense of space and draw the eye to the glorious water views captured throughout the home.
5 Bed | 3.5 Bath | 2 Car
á Prestigous Island address á Main river, direct ocean access á Architectural residence á 971m2 block á Multi indoor/outdoor living á Wet edge pool á Pontoon and jetty
Price: Reduced Inspect: Saturday 11-11.45am & Wednesday 6-6.45pm Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222 Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Web Code: MCHY2613
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AUCTION MUST SELL! GOING BACK TO THE UK! AUCTION IT! 2 Toulambi Drive, Buderim
4 Bed | 2 Bath | 3 Car
This is your opportunity to own an amazing Gabriel Poole Design home at way under market value. The owners are moving back to the UK as soon as they can. The floor plan consists of the central pavillion with kitchen, laundry, lounge, and dining flowing out onto huge timber deck areas . The second pavillion with master retreat, ensuite and deck and the third pavillion with the three bedrooms, bathroom and study nook. A huge detached double shed sits on a site above the home, altogether resting on 5171sqm of natural garden and landscaping. Brilliant oppurtunity to buy now! Dont miss it!
× Gabriel Poole design × Pavillion style home × Tree top setting × Perfect North aspect × Peaceful and serene × Block 5171sqm × Too amazing!
Auction On Site Saturday March 23rd at 2pm Inspect: Saturday 2-2.45pm Jodie McDonell 0419 762 309 Richard Scrivener 0416 799 188 Web Code: MCHY2371
ANOTHER RECORD SALE BY JODIE & DAVID 70 INSPECTIONS - MULTIPLE OFFERS - SOLD FOR A PREMIUM IN JUST TEN DAYS!
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This case study illustrates what a great opportunity exists for anyone thinking of selling right now. We currently have more buyers than homes available and we have the expertise to make your home stand out from the crowd. If you are thinking of selling and want to know how you can achieve a phenomenal result – call for a free appraisal today!
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AUCTION EFFORTLESS ELEGANCE IN PRESTIGIOUS ‘ON TOP’ BUDERIM LOCATION 47 Townsend Road, Buderim A unique opportunity now exists for the most discerning buyer to secure a luxurious yet very practical, family-friendly home in the finest location just a short walk from Buderim Village. The classic, timeless appeal of the home is further enhanced by a private cul-de-sac position with stunning Poinciana framing the property. Bespoke doors and windows give this home a feeling of permanence and craftsmanship rarely found today. Centrally located in the heart of Buderim and just minutes from the Coast’s best schools, beaches and university, this property simply must be inspected to fully appreciate all that is on offer. Call David and Jodie today to arrange your private inspection.
5 Bed | 2.5 Bath | 2 Car
× Superb family home in a wonderful street × Easy walk to Buderim Village × 4 bedrooms plus study or fifth bed × Fabulous outdoor entertaining and pool × Beautifully presented throughout × Ducted air conditioning × Motivated sellers
Auction On Site Saturday March 23rd at 2pm Inspect: Saturday 1-1.45pm David Hedley-Ward 0406 011 123 Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837 Web Code: BUD2672
AUCTION PRIME LOCATION WITH VIEWS - BIDDING TO START IN THE $600,000’S 36 Horseshoe Bend, Buderim Tucked away in an iconic Buderim street amidst total privacy, lies this quintessential Coastal home with pool, relaxed open plan living and views that stretch on for miles. 3 bed + study / 4th bed, with room for boat and all the ‘toys’ on a fully landscaped, almost 1/2 acre block. The master bedroom, study and living areas are all located on the main floor, with a further two bedrooms and second living area below, leading out to the pool and garden – the perfect set up for a family. A study is accessed directly off the main living area, providing the perfect work from home scenario. Don’t miss this opportunity to secure a large property in one of Buderim’s most sought after streets with stunning coastal views.
4 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car
× Sensational coastal views to Old Woman Island × Beautiful pool and landscaped gardens × Ideal for work from home with flexible living × Peaceful and private setting on NE spur × Plenty of room for boat / van etc
Auction On Site Saturday March 2nd at 11am Inspect: Saturday From 10.30am Auction at 11am David Hedley-Ward 0406 011 123 Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837 Web Code: BUD2650
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ARE YOU READY TO BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME? DO NOT MISS OUT ON THIS OPPORTUNITY! Pathways Estate - Lot 15, Eloura Close, Landsborough
This private and serene neighbourhood offers superb value with 700m to 1,139m lots priced from $188,500. Lot 15 boasts a private rear northerly aspect and is level, easy to build on with access to underground power, town water and sewer. Pathways is within close proximity to all local amenities. 2
Do not delay, enquire today and be one step closer building your dream home.
á Great location - ready to build á Access to power, water, sewer á Already established lots á House and land packages available á Close to train station, shops etc á Build your dream home
Price: $203,000 Inspect: On site agent Wednesday to Saturday 12-5pm & Sun 9-11am John Skerlak 0413 441 834 Web Code: BUD2083
PRESTIGIOUS ACREAGE WITHOUT THE PRICE TAG - 50% SOLD Lot 1 - Lot 20 / 170 Valdora Road, Valdora / Coolum ‘AURORA’ is the perfect location to build your dream home. Small acreage allotments (average size 8000sqm) with picturesque views. Located just 15min to M’dore & 20min to Noosa, AURORA is comprised of just 20 lots, 50% of which have sold & are home to large & prestige homes. The remaining lots are still some of the best view / acreage land the Sunshine Coast has to offer.
Vacant Land Price: Mid $200,000’s to High $300,000’s Inspect: Anytime - Contact Agent John Skerlak 0413 441 834 Bree Charles 0416 435 391 Web Code: MCHY1719
LIVE JUST 550M FROM THE BEAUTIFUL MCHY RIVER - ONLY 3 LEFT! 1,2&3/55 Second Avenue, Maroochydore
3/2 Bed | 3 Bath | 2 Car (per unit)
Luxury 2 & 3 Bed Townhouses Ticks All The Boxes
Price: From Mid/High $400,000’s
á Architecturally designed á Multi award winning builder á Dog friendly up to 12kg á Large, all 174m2 or more
Inspect: Saturday 11-11.45am & Wednesday 12-12.45pm Bree Charles 0416 435 391 John Anderson 0418 714 535 Property Today Web Code: MCHY1671
á Large games room or study á Brand new - great investment á Air-con + fans throughout á Central location
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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY... “I would like to thank you for the outstanding service you have provided as my Property Manager over the years. I know I can count on your assistance and communication with anything that needs to be done with my properties, whether it is organising for work to be completed or arranging inspections when I am in the area. No request or enquiry is ever too hard for you and you always respond promptly. Good luck with your nomination for the REIQ Residential Property Manager of the Year and I wish you every success because you really deserve it.” - Kuytim Alikay
IF YOU NEED A PROPERTY MANAGER CALL KAREN STEHR 0417 618 480 AUCTION PRIVATE BUDERIM RETREAT - EXTREMELY MOTIVATED SELLERS 3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car
9 Piccabeen Crescent, Buderim Surrounded by subtropical gardens this beautifully presented home is a testament to quality, privacy and lifestyle. Nestled in the heart of one of Buderim’s quiet tree lined cul-de-sac this classic family home features timeless charm with modern open plan living. For those wanting to work from home the study offers a serene outlook over the established gardens.
ALEXANDRA HEADLAND Sat 11-11.30AM - 2/81 Buderim Avenue MCHY2392
OPEN FOR INSPECTION THIS WEEKEND
Buyers in Mid $700,000 range - Kate Jewry
Sat 3-3.45PM - 9 Adelong Crescent - MIN2657 Buyers from high $800,000’s - Minka Jenkins
Auction: On Site Saturday March 24th at 11am Inspect: Saturday 11-11.45am Jason Burns 0417 762 001 Tanya Mungomery 0414 260 711 Web Code: MCHY2676
BEAUTIFUL QUALITY - PEACEFUL LOCATION This peaceful residential pocket offers proximity to the pristine Wurtulla Beach, Currimundi Environmental Reserve and the Kawana Hospital Hub at Oceanside. Beautifully modernised internally with high grade appliances and fittings, you will be Inspect: Saturday 11-11.45am impressed. Enjoy entertaining outdoors around the inground Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Web Code: MIN2651 pool while sounds of the ocean and breezes help you relax!
Sat 2-2.45PM - 2 Toulambi Drive - MCHY2371 Auction Sat 23rd March @ 2PM - Jodie McDonell
Sat 2-2.45PM - 12 Eungella Way - MIN2617 Listed at $845,000 - Karen Cleeton
Sat 4-4.45PM - 4 Browning Boulevard - MIN2629 Low to Mid $400,000’s - Karen Cleeton
Sat 11.30-12.15AM - 21 Yvonne Street-MCHY2602
Sat 10-10.30AM - 48 Gloucester Road - BUD1853 Listed at $280,000 - Trevor Jones Offers from $700,000 - Richard Scrivener
Sat 10-10.45AM - 84 William Street - MCHY2200
Sat 2-2.45PM - 3 Midyim Court - BUD2638
Submit All Offers - Trevor Jones
Sat 10.30-11AM - 36 Horseshoe Bend - BUD2650
Auction Sat 2nd March @ 11AM - David Hedley-Ward & Jodie Hedley-Ward
Listed at $1,550,000 - Karen Jones
Sat 11-11.45AM - 52 Lara Drive - BUD2517 Buyers in the $800,000’s - Craig Porter
Sat 11-11.45AM - 9 Tandara St - BUD2556
Offers Over $500,000 - Jodie Hedley-Ward
Sat 3-3.45PM - 25 Barbuda Circuit - MIN2661
Wed-Sat 12-5PM & Sun 9-1PM - Available Lots, Pathways Estate - BUD2083
Mid to High $700,000’s - Richard Scrivener
Please Contact Agent - John Skerlak
Sat 11-11.45AM - 9 Piccabeen Crescent MCHY2676
Sat 11-11.45AM - Lot 1,2,3 55 Second Avenue - MCHY1671
AUCTION Sun 24th March @ 11AM - Tanya Mungomery
Sat 12-12.30PM - 27 Lehmann Court - BUD2663 Listed at $495,000 - Richard Scrivener
Sat 12-12.45PM - 5 Cicada Close - BUD2659 Low to Mid $600,000’s - David & Jodie Hedley-Ward
From Mid/High $400,000’s - Bree Charles
Sat & Sun 11-11.45AM - 17/132 Duporth Ave - MCHY2585 Buyer Interest High $500,000’s - Jodie McDonell
Sat 12-12.45PM - 14/20 Picnic Point Esplanade - MCHY2606 Please Contact Agent - Jodie McDonell
Sat 12-12.45PM & Tues 5.30-6.30PM - 122 Ferny Sat 12-12.45PM - Lot 1 & Lot 2/58 Wrigley Street MCHY2555-1 Glen Road - BUD2664 Auction Sat 23rd March @ 3PM - Chris Pace
Sat 1-1.45PM - 11 Jorl Court - BUD2575 Buyers in the Mid $800,000’s - Damien Michael
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 3 Car
4 Swallow Street, Wurtulla
Lot 1 = High $400,000’s - Bree Charles
Sat 1-1.45PM - 401/50 Picnic Point Esplanade - MCHY2287 Buyer Interest Early $1,000,000’s - Jodie McDonell
MOUNTAIN CREEK Sat 12-12.45PM - 83 Karawatha Drive - MIN2668 Please Contact Agent - Minka Jenkins
Sat 1-1.45PM - 2/47 Molakai Drive - BUD2652 Mid $300,000’s - Craig Porter
Sat 11-11.45AM - 45 Wombat Place - MIN2643 Listed at $595,000 - Robyne Williams
Fri & Sat 1-1.45PM - 11/10 Robert Street - MCHY2655 Buyers Around $500,000 - Kate Jewry & Richard Scrivener
Sat 1-1.45PM - 9 Jane Street - MIN2642 Listed at $349,000 - Robyne Williams
Sat 1-1.45PM - 41 Marawa Drive - MIN2647 Buyer’s From $1,000,000 - Karen Jones
Sat 1-1.45PM - 13 Panama Court - MIN2671 $1,500,000 Submit All Offers - Minka Jenkins
Sat 2-2.45PM - 76 Sunbird Chase - MIN2669 Please Contact Agent - Karen Jones
Sat 10.30-11.15AM - 45 Lemon Grove Place - BUD2660 Auction Sat 9th March @ 3pm - Chris Pace
Sat 12-12.45PM - 109 Albany Street - BUD2538 Buyers Mid to High $400,000’s - Tanya Mungomery
Sat 1-1.45PM - 38 Creekside Drive - BUD2653 Buyers Mid to High $400,000’s - Tanya Mungomery
Sat 10-10.45AM - 28 Helm Crescent - MIN2677
Sat 1-1.45PM - 47 Townsend Road - BUD2672
Sat 1-1.45PM - 1/5 Hoop Court - BUD2648
Auction Sat 23rd March @ 2PM - David Hedley-Ward & Jodie Hedley-Ward
Sat 11-11.45AM - 4 Swallow Street - MIN2651
Sat 11-11.45PM Wed 6-6.45PM - 25 Mooloolah Island MCHY2613
Sat 2-2.45PM - 5 Taminga Street - MIN2481
Sat 1-1.45PM - 35 Deloraine Drive - BUD2515 Mid $400,000’s - Chris Pace
Sat 1-1.45PM - 42 William Street - BUD1519 Buyers in the $700,000’s - Chris Pace
Sat 2-2.45PM - 66 Dixon Road - BUD2662 Low $400,000’s Buyers - David Hedley-Ward
Mid to High $300,000’s - Richard Scrivener
Please Contact Agent - Karen Jones
Sat 11-11.45AM - 38 Balyarta - MIN2674 Please Contact Agent - Minka Jenkins
Buyers in the $400,000’s - Karen Jones Contact Agent - Karen Jones Submit Offers - Minka Jenkins
Sat 12-12.45PM - 44 School Road - BUD2610 Mid $300,000 Buyer’s - Robyne Williams
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NEWS & VIEWS
EX-PRIZE HOME DRAWS A CROWD Locals braved the weather to see Brightwater’s first lakefront home sell at auction.
he first home to sell on the lakefront in Brightwater estate attracted seven registered bidders at auction two weekends ago, despite what marketing agent Kylie Tredea of Next Property Group described as a “wet and miserable Saturday morning”.
While the property at 25 Lamatia Drive is an impressive ex-prize home, Tredea says many onlookers were also just interested to see how the sale progressed. “The house was filled to the brim with local owners keen to see what the first lakefront home in Brightwater would sell
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for,” Tredea says. “After spirited bidding up to $715,000 the property was announced on the market and successfully sold for $719,000.” Tredea says the buyer is currently living in Mackay and plans to return to the Sunshine Coast in the next three to five years.
OCEAN VIEWS, DUAL LIVING, POOL … GRAND • Massive home on whopping 2.5 acres of private bush • U/Stairs - 3beds, 2bath, kitchen, 2living, lg deck • D/Stairs - 2beds, 1bath, kitchen, 1living, deck • In-ground pool with serene bush surrounds • Underhouse workshop/storage • End of Private Cul-De-Sac, Exclusive address
AUCTION CONTACT INSPECT
Amber Fox 0405 357 735 10.00-10.30am, Saturday 2nd March 4.00-4.30pm, Tuesday 2nd March
3.00pm, Saturday 23rd March www.realtyexcellence.com.au/7684743
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TIME IS RUNNING OUT... to secure the best value land buying in Caloundra
from only $170,000 18 SOLD...ONLY 23 lots remaining HOUSE AND LAND PACKAGES AVAILABLE 3 BEDROOMS from
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• Elevated position means no flooding, with block sizes from 540m² to 1663m² • Only 3km to new hospital precinct and only minutes to CBD and beaches • Choice of ocean views, bushland views or nature reserve backdrop
Find out why so many people are choosing Viewpoint Aroona Cnr Alexander and Maree Streets, Aroona Call now for more information: Eric Werne 0407 145 504 or 5438 5221
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52 Mannikin Road
MODERN, DESIGNER, EASY CARE, ACREAGE - 4 MINS TO BUDERIM VILLAGE The aroma of The Coffee Club in Buderim can almost be smelt from your front door at this ‘perfect’ Tanawha home. Exclusively located in renowned Mannikin Road and surrounded by Multi Million Dollar properties, here is your chance to enter this market at less than half the price of most! Ideally located and within close proximity to all the very best Buderim and the Coast has to offer you. This quality home is sure to please. The sellers are heading interstate and we look forward to showing you just how good life here is, don’t delay - Inspect today.
• Your very own Private Oasis • Craig Cleary built Designer Home • 3 Living Areas PLUS Outdoor Entertaining • Stunning Master Suite and Open Plan Living • 3 Large Bedrooms (easy, large 4th - just ask) • Close to Private Schools, University & Beach • Solar Power, Ducted Cooling, Room for Pool
Jason Stock 0411 123 888 Saturday by Appointment outstandingagents.com.au/7669213
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PRICE Low to mid
285 Diddillibah Road $600,000’s
MODERN FAMILY HOME HAS IT ALL • Four large bedrooms plus a study • Very large and practical kitchen • Huge master with walk-in robe and ensuite • Formal dining; separate living areas; rumpus • 5357m2 with town and tank water • Solar power, air-conditioning, 9mx6m workshop
CONTACT INSPECT ONLINE
Steve Perry “Lifestyle Acreage Specialist” 0418 711 955 12.00-12.45pm, Saturday outstandingagents.com.au/766693 RE/MAX Property Sales 5470 7000
COMING SOON in Palmwoods • Organic, Fully Sustainable • Luxury home plus liveable shed • Bore, tanks & dams
• Veggie gardens, solar power 8 Donaldson Road
ATTN DEVELOPERS & MECHANICAL TRADES • 3 lots = 1578m2 of land with large shed w/shop • Ideally suit mechanical trades business • Level lot with plenty of parking space • Easy walk to shops and town centre • Motivated seller wants to hear offers • Possible t/house redevelopment site
• 9 acres, freshwater pool Steve G Pery 0448 884 093
Anytime by Appointment
12.00pm, Saturday 23rd March
• Rainforest yoga hut, pizza/camp oven Jason Stock 0411 123 888
RE/MAX Property Sales 5470 7021
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P RO P E RT Y P R E V I E W S
Style on Kawana Island This affordable Kawana Island home boasts a unique, contemporary design, with high vaulted ceilings for an open, airy feel and views of the pool from all living areas. Ideal for entertaining, the modern kitchen overlooks a covered outdoor living area and inground salt water pool.
Mooloolaba 5444 1066
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5 Bahamas Circuit, Kawana Island 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car $545,000 Platinum Properties 5437 8806 Steve Kealey 0437 935 369 Chris Flannery 0429 224 376
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Beachside Cotton Tree
• Unique split level, huge north facing apartment • 3 bedrooms ensuite, extra large living area • Spacious renovated kitchen • 2 large balconies • Double lock up garage + storeroom • Full security + in ground swimming pool • Metres to patrolled surf ng beach
Interstate Owner Liquidates
Auction: Onsite Saturday 2nd March at 11.30am
INSPECT Saturday 11.00-11.30am MAROOCHYDORE 5409 9910 SHANE PURSSELL 0402 012 142 WEB www.mfnre.com.au
Brick Home at Affordable Price
NAMBOUR 19 ANTICIPATION CLOSE
• Three bedroom brick and tile home • Spacious living area • Air-conditioned living and bedroom • Renovated workable kitchen • Large back yard • Single lock up garage plus carport • Fenced with room for pool • Close to transport, school & park
Absolute Riverfont location
NAMBOUR 42 BADE STREET
Situated directly on the Riverfront, this apartment is in walking distance to major shopping centres, restaurants and the CBD. Found on the 12th f oor this unit offers unbelievable river & ocean views. • 2 bed, 2 bath • Master complete with own balcony with views of Maroochydore & beyond • Single car parking accommodation • Open plan living, dining and kitchen area all with views • Heated pool and spa, right on the waters edge • Private boat jetty, resort facilities This is the ultimate in affordable waterfront
Anticipation is Growing – Under the Hammer!
Quintessential Queenslander • Gleaming polished timber f oors throughout • Spacious open plan dining, lounge living area • 3 large bedrooms plus enclosed sleepout • Renovated modern Kitchen & Bathroom • 779m2 fenced yard with side access • Laundry, 2nd toilet/shower plus plenty of lockable storage under the house • Close to Nambour schools, shops and hospital
INSPECT Saturday 10-10.30am MAROOCHYDORE 5479 6600 KIM BOURGOIS 0416 237 484 WEB www.mfnre.com.au
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Contact: Grant Cheatham 0411 467 917
AUCTION Saturday 9th March on site at 1pm INSPECT Saturday 2pm CAROLANS 5441 1344 STEPHEN COLASIMONE 0413 416 952 WEB firstname.lastname@example.org
MAROOCHYDORE U93 BANYANDAH TOWERS, 150 DUPORTH AVENUE
Caloundra 5438 2166 Maroochydore 5479 6600
41 Lark Circuit, MOUNTAIN CREEK
The anticipation is building for this immaculate 4 bedroom (plus ensuite) home located in one of Nambour’s newest estates and literally minutes from Nambour’s CBD, primary and high schools. This home is just 3 years old and was built by the award winning builder PJ Burns! Complete with quality f xtures and f ttings throughout and positioned in a quiet cul-de-sac street. Offering a stylish modern kitchen, huge family room, large ensuite and undercover entertainment area. Offers prior to Auction are welcome.
INSPECT Saturday 1-1.30pm MAROOCHYDORE 5409 9910 SHANE PURSSELL 0402 012 142 WEB www.mfnre.com.au
Beerwah 5494 6444 Bribie Island 3408 7000
This property has all the key ingredients when you’re looking to buy on the Sunshine Coast, its in one of the fastest growing suburbs on the coast with that potential growth from 2013 and beyond. Near new immaculate home, purposely built with the family in mind, located in the increasingly popular Brightwater precinct and within walking distance, to the new school, parks and bikeways that wind around the estate, likewise under 10 minute drive to the beach side lifestyle and amenities that Kawana and Mooloolaba provide.
IF you value SIZE & LOCATION - inspect today
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INSPECT Saturday 12-1pm CAROLANS 5441 1344 VANESSA BRUNTON 0467 448 850 WEB email@example.com Mooloolaba 5444 0800 Nambour 5441 1344
Beerwah 5494 6444 Bribie Island 3408 7000
Caloundra 5438 5213 Maroochydore 5479 6600
Mooloolaba 5444 0800 Nambour 5441 1344
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2 X 3 BED UNITS - NO BODY CORP MARCOOLA 11 Second Avenue Close to Sunshine Coast Airport, Coles shopping centre, medical centres, 3 golf courses, 550m beach. Professionally converted 2 level house into 2 separated self contained units. • Suit extended family - parent(s) & single mother/father • Live in one & rent the other $250 to $300pw OR rent both • Absolute bargain buying at around $500,000 • If you like planes and choppers, this is for you • You can walk to beach, shops and all facilities
OPEN SAT & SUN
6 Bed | 3 Bath | 3 Car | incl 2 carspaces
Sat & Sun 12-12.30pm
Contact Steve Suter 0407 443 000
MAROOCHYDORE 117 Duporth Avenue A simple no fuss property investment returning $38,400 pa. Long term upstanding corporate tenant with solid lease. 5.5% return would make it neutrally or positively geared! • Land forms part of future development • Any future development requires this prime corner site • A big bonus over and above the excellent rental income • 50 metres from Maroochy River & Picnic Point Park • No more solid two pronged investment available
MARCOOLA 2/1 Flindersia Street 13 yo, original owner, security, air/con, 3 bed, 2 bath, spacious living inside & out, s/garage direct access + car park, 50m beach, 150m surf club, bus, 200m shops, restaurants. • Immaculately maintained smaller complex • Large secluded pool/BBQ area • Very peaceful & private • 270 degree outlook • Reasonable body corporate fees
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Car | plus carpark
Sat & Sun 10-10.30am
Contact Steve Suter 0407 443 000
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Contact Steve Suter 0407 443 000
CHEAP 2 BED BEACH UNIT MARCOOLA Unit 4 - 7 Clematis Court Great weekender - Perfect 1st Home Buyer opportunity to secure a true beachside property only 60 metres from the great Marcoola Surf Club, beach, park and shops. • Very quiet complex of only 7 units • Literally 70 steps to the patrolled beach • Well maintained and very private • View the cool pool from your lounge & balcony • Independent Sworn Valuation welcomed - safe buying!
2 Bed | 1 Bath | 1 Car |
Sat & Sun 11-11.30am
Contact Steve Suter 0407 443 000
HIDDEN TREASURE BUDERIM 3 Greg Greg Court This secluded renovated family sized home set within a quiet cul-de-sac is perfectly positioned on a massive 1381m2 of prime flat Buderim land. All offers considered prior to auction. • 4 spacious bedroom with large ensuite • Multiple separate living areas • Modern designer kitchen with gas cooking • Huge games/rumpus room with wet bar • Impressive entertaining area with hardwood decking
4 Bed | 3 Bath | 3 Car | 1381m2
Auction Saturday 23rd March at 12pm Contact Jamie Holbrook 0418 500 081
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2 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Car | + Media Room
MAROOCHYDORE Unit 502 The Sebel, 14 Aerodrome Rd This luxurious apartment is situated in the heart of central Maroochydore and achievess spectacular Northerly Ocean views. Instructions to Sell on or before fore Auction Day are clear. • Panoramic 5th level ocean and river views • 2 bedroom, master with ensuite and walk-in robe • Gourmet kitchen with stainless Euro appliances • Fully furnished with ducted air-conditioning • Must be Sold on or before Auction Day
Contact Adam Bond 0404 211 281
NEW ARCHITECTURAL DUPLEX PAIR
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Car |
MUDJIMBA 139 Mudjimba Beach Road This brand new duplex pair situated in the heart of Mudjimba beach is now ready for immediate possession. The builder is keen to have them sold and will consider all prior offers. • 3 bedrooms + office with a/c, fans and built in robes • Gourmet style kitchen with walk in pantry and gas cooking • Open plan living areas, atrium and entertaining area • Fully fenced grassed yard with lush landscaping • Secure remote control garage with guest parking
Sales & Property Management 5444 2222 www.propertytoday.net.au
Auction Saturday 16th March at 12pm Contact Jamie Holbrook 0418 500 081
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35 settlers ridge
lifestyle with the current owner regularly overseas for work commitments itâ€™s now time to find others that will also appreciate the tranquility and privacy of this unique resort style property thatâ€™s located only a minute from the top of town. imagine relaxing in the peaceful ambience and the solitude around the home or you can take a walk along the creek and enjoy the magical rainforest settiing accommodation the interior of this architect designed home has both earthy character and modern conveniences including the stylish kitchen with its quality appliances and stone bench tops to delight the chef in your family entertaining is a breeze with decks both front and rear
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5456 0263 jan withers 0403 737 790
features floor to ceiling glass walls in the living areas and a balcony off the main bedroom look directly into the tree canopy at the rear of the home. timber floors, town water, a wood-fire heater, great storage and a security system are just some of the delights
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lifestyle exuding warmth, character & timeless appeal this stunning family home is a private sanctuary on 6,621m2. contemporary architectural details are showcased throughout the 600m2 living space alongside unique & luxurious refinements. inviting interiors boast high curved ceilings, polished timber floors & open fireplace. wide sliding doors open to an expansive entertaining area overlooking the heated pool, spa & tennis court. the ultra modern kitchen is fitted with european appliances & sparkling granite bench tops. features include air-conditioning throughout, home gym, studio/workshop, balinese hut, huge storage space, unique handmade iron gates, multiple fountains & fish ponds.
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5445 6722 peter hill 0418 879 885 michelle hill 0405 599 828
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valdora 979 yandina coolum road donâ€™t miss this opportunity! with the pristine sands of coolum beach only 7 minutes away as well as easy access to the bruce highway and yandina this is your chance to buy a flat 46.87 acre block at an extremely realistic price. with plenty of space for all of the extra bells and whistles in your dream home or perhaps you need the space for a business
Beachside in Bokarina view auction contact
call agent for more details sat 2 mar at 2.00pm 5456 0263 jan withers 0403 737 790
buderim 14 elizamay close lifestyle a large 2855m2 of tropical fruit trees & natural bushland, this haven caters for all of the demands of modern living. the spacious floor plan creates a relaxed lifestyle. encompassing lounge, separate family & dining room, games room, covered entertainment area, in-ground pool, well appointed kitchen, solar panels, double lockup garage and more.
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sat 1.00 - 1.30pm sat 23 mar at 1.30pm 5445 6722 peter hill 0418 879 885 michelle hill 0405 599 828
1 Mariner Place, Bokarina
This contemporary This conttemp porary b beach each hh house ous use iiss o only nly l moments from the beach f h surf, f with hb h access at the end of the court. It comprises three bedrooms and a home office, with the master suite and office well positioned on the upper level. The ground floor of the home cleverly blends indoor and outdoor living, with a central kitchen featuring beautiful stone benchtops and top-of-the-range appliances. Outside are a covered entertaining area and north-facing yard with tropical gardens.
buderim 64 william street lifestyle instantly inviting with a warm comforting ambiance, this immaculate home offers a lifestyle of understated elegance. a magnificent panoramic vista is on full display from the lounge & deck. well positioned close to the village cafes & shops. perfectly maintained, accentuating a real sense of space, formal lounge, separate games room, well appointed gourmet kitchen with quality appliances. air-conditioning. 974m2 allotment.
3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car High $800,000s Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Minka Jenkins 0488 550 063
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Views in Buderim Hidden at the end of a longg drivew Hidden H driveway, ewaay, this comfortable home has a north-easterly aspect and is in an elevated position on a 1029-square metre block. It has quality fixtures and fittings throughout, three living areas set over two levels and two outdoor entertaining areas plus a balcony. There are also a workshop and separate studio, ideal for a home-based business.
15a Wilguy Crescent, Buderim 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car $875,000 RealWay Buderim 5445 2777 Marg Deighton 0411 399 514
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Waterfront to Exceed your Expectations… 49 Whitehaven Way, PELICAN WATERS Welcome to the multi award-winning Ryan Designer Home, ‘O” Design at Pelican Waters situated on the waterfront with ocean access so you can enjoy the ultimate lifestyle. • Water sensor irrigation system • Sensor alarm throughout home The residence provides unparalleled privacy and tranquillity, flooded with natural light and ventilation whilst the clever use of materials such as stone, wool and Australian timbers deliver a vibrant and organic feel.
• Every room with cross ventilation and designed for privacy • Unique design encompassing all elements of life: Earth, Water, Wind, and Fire • 4 bedrooms, 2 well-appointed living areas • Double car accommodation • Ocean access
Inspect Saturday 2nd March 11-11.45am Price $1,150,000 Internet ID 2228134 Geoff Ohmsen 0412 103 147 Steve Turner 0412 679 488
Position Perfect – Beach, River, Parks, Shops… 9 Dalpura Street, BUDDINA Buddina’s best value beachside home could soon be yours! Walk to surf beach, shops and only a short stroll to La Balsa Park. • 4 generous sized bedrooms with master featuring ensuite and WIR • Great sized kitchen with plenty of cupboard & bench space with a servery to outdoor undercover entertaining area • 2 separate living areas, air-con & ceiling fans • Landscaped gardens and plenty of room in front yard for a pool
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16 Oogar Street, Maroochydore 3 bed, 1 bath, 1 car Low $400,000s Vic Murphy Real Estate 5443 2433 Glennis Schindler 0412 737 324
This solid brick h home ome is in a sought-after Maroochydore position, only a short walk from Alex beach and local shops. The three-bedroom home is in original condition and comprises an open-plan kitchen and living area, single car accommodation and a good-sized rear yard.
Boasting river and ocean n views, this recently renovated unit is bright and airy and features a modern kitchen and air-conditioned living area flowing onto a large balcony. There are a lock-up garage, jetty, pool and security gate, and the complex is a short walk from Cotton Tree.
Unit 5 ‘Sanctuary Waters’, 32 Duporth Ave, Mchydore 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car $599,000 First National Maroochydore 5479 6600 Shane Purssell 0402 012 142
On Buddina beach The Surfsid Surfside de complex is in a rare, absolute beachside position, and this single-level apartment has ocean views directly to the north-east. It boasts three double bedrooms, including an ensuited master. There are an open-plan kitchen and living area, decent-sized balcony with views of the pool and beach and secure parking.
Burnside Windsor Rise – Patrick King Drive Only 8 Lots Left!!! • Receivers’ Sale • Elevated blocks available • Full turn-key house/duplex and land packages from $359,000
• Lots sized from 720m2 to 2400m2* • Underground services * Sizes are approximate and may vary
John Magrath 0421 828 412 Elders Palmwoods Web Id 3838634
Unit 8 ‘Surfside’, 145 Lowanna Drive, Buddina 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car $450,000 Team Godwin 5444 0258 Luke Godwin 0438 713 414
MAROOCYDORE – 6 Dalby Street MUCH LOVED DECEASED ESTATE WILL BE SOLD!! This location speaks for itself. An inspection will reveal an immaculate three bedroom home, complete with new kitchen, high cathedral ceilings and large living area with bay window. You simply cannot go wrong in this highly regarded Beachside precinct. There will be no second chances - our instructions are clear - this property must be SOLD.
GRANDMA CAN COME TOO! This beauƟfully presented air-condiƟoned home had 3 bedrooms upstairs with a separate fully self-contained flat on the ground floor. Large separate fully covered north facing outdoor living area. Easy care lawns and gardens. Perfect “close beach” locaƟon with very easy walk to local shops and school. This will be red hot value! [ 56 ] MY W EEKLY P RE VIE W \ M ARCH 1, 2013
AUCTION On-site Saturday 16th March 2013 at 11am VIEW
Saturday 2nd March 11.00am - 11.45am
11/21 Nicklin Way, Minyama
CONTACT Rob Keam M 0418 708 137 P 5444 0111 E firstname.lastname@example.org
Inspect: Saturday 12.00-12.30pm Auction: On site Saturday 16th March at 3.00pm www.vicmurphy.com.au Glennis Schindler 0412 737 324
16 Hibiscus Avenue, Mooloolaba
Maroochydore – 9 Centenary Crs. Immaculate 4 bedroom + off ce, ensuited solid rendered & tiled home. Fully fenced, f at easy walk to Alex headland beach or the Sunshine Plaza. Great family home & lifestyle. Now $575,000 Inspect Sat 11-11.30 Mountain Creek - 4 bedrooms, ensuite, double garage, 2 large separated living areas, modern kitchen. Wide side access. Low $400,000 Inspect by Appt. Maroochydore/Alexandra Headland beach precinct - 3 bedroom brick & tile home in need of help!!! Great address, only 500m to surf. $400,000 Inspect by Appt. Kuluin/Maroochydore - “Coming Soon”. Brand new 3 bedroom ensuited unit. Quiet location close to school. Perfect for those looking to downsize. $437,500 Inspect by Appt. Maroochydore High-rise - Stunning panoramic ocean views from this 7th level 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit. Enjoy the use of full resort facilities in this totally modernised unit. An exceptional property well worth an inspection. Inspect by Appt. Cotton Tree - Unit 202 “The Dunes” Located on the 2nd f oor this fully furnished 2 bed, 2 bath unit boast north facing river views. Spacious kitchen overlooks a large living, dining area which f ows to the undercover entertaining balcony. $539,000 Inspect by Appt. Please note: Heavily increased Sales activity has created a lack Glennis Schindler of properties for Sale. If you are considering Selling please call now. 0412 737 324
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Palmwoods designer home Designed for style and comfort, this home features rainforest views, a private all-weather verandah and a pool. The dining and living areas are air-conditioned with high ceilings and verandah access, and the kitchen has stone benches and a stainless steel dishwasher. The elegant ensuite and main bathroom have spa baths, and there is a second sunken lounge or media room. The home has a 1.9-kilowatt solar system and is on a 750-square metre block in a quiet cul-de-sac.
17 acres in Palmwoods Th large This g home features strikingg timber parquetry floors throughout and has two separate living areas, one with high raked ceilings and the other with custom-made storage cabinets. The kitchen has granite benchtops and a servery to the covered entertainment area and saltwater pool. There is also a separate, self-contained office with phone connection, all on 17 acres.
25 Parkwood Place, Palmwoods 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car $569,000 RE/MAX Property Sales Andrew Kirby 0407 588 636
101 Winston Road, Palmwoods 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car $880,000 First National Carolans 5441 1344 Vanessa Brunton 0467 448 850
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PRIVACY, PRIVACY, PRIVACY
• Spacious modern lowset brick • 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms • 4 living areas • Rumpus room, air-conditioned • Inground pool/ tropical gardens • Open park reserve at rear Offers around $400,000 Ian Black 0407 587 503
FOR SALE MORTGAGEE IN POSSESSION
LOW SET - LOW BODY CORP
BARGAIN - 12 ACRES UNDER $300K 36.3
• Lush pasture - horse or cattle • Dam & tankwater • Liveable powered shed • Reliable tractor & slasher incl. • Rainforest pocket with birdlife • Minutes to Nambour CBD To sell under $300,000 Gary Blake 0416 155 634
This character home is in a magnificent private setting up a winding gravel road leading to a circular drive. Lowest brick the home has colonial verandahs all-round accessed from 3 living areas and all 4 bedrooms (master has ensuite). 9’ ceilings, open fireplace, library shelves, combine to create a feeling of the “olde world”. The in-ground pool is a feature being exercise size at 12 metres. The acreage is easy care. Keen sellers prepared to rent back @ $650.00 /week or will move out at settlement. Ian Black 0407 587 503
WITH HOUSE IN “AS IS CONDITION” CURRENT ZONING RES A
• Privated fenced courtyard • Freestanding unit - low set • 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom • Covered private verandah • Double lock-up remote garage • Ramp access - wheelchair friendly REDUCED DOWN ... to $295,000 Ian Black 0407 587 503 • Useable 756m² block • Zoned Mixed Housing • 2 bedrooms + sleepout • New Colorbond roof • Adjoining National Park at rear • Single garage and large storage All for…$249,000 neg Gary Langford 0412 348 533
Coes Creek Rd
Gary Langford 0412 348 533
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CLASSIFIEDS Small acreage in Yandina This low set, northnorth-facing h-ffacing brick home features a renovated kitchen with new appliances, a large rumpus room and an inground pool. Outside are a four-bay garage and two-bay Colorbond shed, and beautiful grounds with walking paths, a spring-fed dam, several vegetable beds and more than 20 fruit trees.
48-50 Brackenfern Road, Yandina 4 bed, 2 bath, 6 car $690,000 negotiable Day & Grimes 5441 3366 Gary Langford 0412 348 533
Immaculate Nambour home Welll maintained, this homee is on a fenced 800-square metre block. Air-conditioned throughout, it offers a large functional kitchen with plenty of cupboard space, a formal lounge, spacious family room, large laundry or utility room and a rear deck. The garage has lots of storage and there is also a separate shed.
42 National Park Road, Nambour 4 bed, 1 bath, 3 car $319,000 Victor Realty 5476 0050 Craig Heppell 0400 180 515
2/18 Blackall St, WOOMBYE
5442 1888 1 1 2 MINYAMA $320PW A good duplex, located within walking distance to the shops and transport, includes dishwasher, air conditioning, outdoor shed, security doors and owner will consider pets on application. 1 1 3 LITTLE MOUNTAIN $350PW A lovely family home, suitable for a couple or small family in Parklands estate, Little mountain, close to schools, transport and still only 10 to 15 minutes to local beaches, a quick exit to the Bruce Highway. 1 2 3 BUDDINA $360PW A lovely three bedroom duplex is an easy walk to the shops, beach and schools. There is a large open plan living area and a private courtyard. Sorry no pets. 1 1 2 WARANA $380PW Modern top floor unit, located in the business precinct of Warana. Water views over the lake, large balcony, modern interior, open plan living. Sorry no pets allowed. 2 2 4 AROONA $460PW A modern family home, open plan living, media room, covered outdoor entertaining, within close proximity to schools, shops and only a short drive to beaches. Sorry no pets. 2 2 4 KAWANA ISLAND $550PW Lovely family home, with open plan living, master with ensuite, inground pool. Close to shops. 2 2 4 BIRTINYA $620PW Modern double storey family home, media room, separate lounge, office, designer kitchen, air con, room for boat or trailer. 2 3 4 KAWANA ISLAND $660PW Double Storey family home, master and study upstairs, separate tv room, plus open plan kitchen and living. Lovely inground pool. 3 3 4 BUDDINA $795PW A fantastic dual living property not to be missed, located only 70 metres to the beach. Upstairs features four bedrooms, open plan living and dining. Downstairs, there is a separate living area, which includes kitchen, dining and living and bedroom with ensuite. Also a large games room with access to the outdoor living and sparkling inground pool.
PH: 5437 8806
HOUSES FOR SALE
OPEN HOMES - Saturday WOOMBYE: 13 Blackall Rge Rd Sat 11-11.40 This charming cottage features a country kitchen, formal lounge, 2 bedrooms plus sleep out or 3rd bedroom, hardwood f oors,fully fenced, tropical style gardens complete the package $299,000 TOWEN MNT: 33 Towen View Crt Sat 12-12.40 Family lifestyle + run your own business from home. Large family living, o/plan with sep. family room & off ce. Outdoor ent. taking in gorgeous expansive views. Full established gardens, fantastic for the children. Appealing Acreage $499,000 WOOMBYE: 159 Kiel Mnt Rd Sat 12-12.40 Executive living on acreage. Set on 4745m2 of land, this home is only 4yrs old. 4brms, 2 bathrooms – ensuite is generous in size. Kitchen is a “Chef’s Delight” with s/steel appliances, 5 burner gas cooktop, pantry & an abundance of drawers plus a sleek, island bench with ceaesar stone bench top. O/plan kitchen, dining & lounge provide seamless living with rich timber f oors. Large glass stacker doors open to timber deck capturing awesome views and breezes. Plenty of room under $634,500 Great Buying - Home set on Useable 1 acre Privacy is assured on this easy care, budget acreage. 3brm home..bigger than you think. Fresh paint with modern décor and a new kitchen. Undercover deck, shed, 2 car accomm, set in a great location. Perfect 1st home, downsizing. $439,000 Executive Style Home - set on a private 1.7 acres. Character, charm, style .. this home has it. Spacious with 3 living areas, off ce, 3brms, 2bath. Surround by an amphitheatre of gardens & native trees. Room for pool .. a glorious setting. O/plan design, slate f oors, a very classic great design Low $500,000’s BOUTIQUE ACREAGE LOTS from $365,000 Live the acreage lifestyle but still be close to and enjoy all the Sunshine Coast offers. Blocks range from 1.5 acres up to 10 acres with a natural protected bushland creating the perfect setting. Sealed roads, power, phone services ..ready to build on.
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6pm The WIN News Hour. 7.00 The Block: All Stars. (PG) 8.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 9.00 2 Broke Girls. (M) 9.30 Two And A Half Men. (M) 10.00 Anger Management. (M) 10.30 Weeds. (MA15+)
6pm The Simpsons. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef: The Professionals. 8.30 NCIS. (M) 9.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) 10.30 Late News. 11.15 The Project.
6pm Grand Tours Of Scotland. 6.30 World News Australia. 7.30 Who Do You Think You Are? John Wood. (PG) 8.30 Insight. 9.30 Dateline. 10.30 World News Australia.
6pm Grand Designs. (PG) 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 MAD AS HELL. (PG) 8.30 QI. (PG) 9.00 The Agony Of Life. (M) 9.30 Adam Hills: The Last Leg.
6pm News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 My Kitchen Rules. (PG) 8.40 Last Resort. (M) 10.30 World’s Wildest Police Videos. (M) 11.30 I Shouldn’t Be Alive. (M)
6pm The WIN News Hour. 7.00 The Block: All Stars. (PG) 8.00 Hot Property. (PG) 8.30 Parade’s End. (M) 10.50 Two And A Half Men. (PG) 11.15 I Hate My Teenage Daughter. (PG)
6pm The Simpsons. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Modern Family. (PG) 8.30 Mr & Mrs Murder. (M) 9.30 The Good Wife. (M) 10.30 Late News. 11.15 The Project.
6pm Grand Tours Of Scotland. 6.30 World News Australia. 7.30 Wildest Latin America. (PG) 8.30 Ewan McGregor: Cold Chain Mission: The Congo. (PG) 9.35 Sandy: The Anatomy Of A Superstorm. (PG)
6pm Grand Designs. 6.55 Clarke And Dawe. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30.
6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 My Kitchen Rules. (PG) 8.45 Bones. (M) 10.45 Nazi Hunters. (M) 11.45 Up All Night. (PG)
6pm The WIN News Hour. 7.00 The Block: All Stars. (PG) 8.00 Rugby League. NRL. Round 1. Sydney Roosters v South Sydney Rabbitohs. From Allianz Stadium. 9.45 The NRL Footy Show. (M) 11.15 The AFL Footy Show. (M)
6pm The Simpsons. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 American Idol. (PG) 9.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 10.30 Late News. 11.15 The Project. 12.15am Letterman. (PG)
6pm Grand Tours Of Scotland. 6.30 World News Australia. 7.30 Food Safari. 8.00 Island Feast. 8.35 Yotam Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feasts. 9.30 24 Hours In Emergency. (M)
YOUR PRIME TIME TV GUIDE 8.00 QI. (PG) 8.30 Doctor Blake Mysteries. (M) 9.30 Silk. (M) 10.30 Lateline. 11.05 My Family. (PG)
8.30 Grand Designs. 9.20 Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. (M) 10.15 Shaun Micallef’s MAD AS HELL. (PG)
8.20 Dream Build. 8.30 Midsomer Murders. (M) 10.00 Rev. 10.30 Shakespeare Uncovered. (PG) 11.25 Art Of Russia.
8.00 Catalyst: On The Road. 8.30 Making Couples Happy. (M) 9.30 The Midwives. (M) 10.30 Lateline. 11.05 The Business.
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Programs are correct at the time of print and are subject to change by the networks.
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6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 River Monsters. (PG) 8.20 The Real Hustle. (PG) 8.45 Teen Dad. (PG) 9.30 Call Girls. (M) 10.20 Red Dwarf.
6pm Bargain. 7.00 Today Tonight. 7.30 Doc Martin. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 9.30 Builders. 10.30 60 Minute Makeover. 11.30 MOVIE The Deep. (M, 77)
6pm Pimp My Ride. (PG) 6.30 Breaking The Magician’s Code. (PG) 7.30 MOVIE Beethoven. (G, 92) 9.20 MOVIE The Scorpion King: Rise Of A Warrior. (M, 08) 11.30 Punk’d.
6pm MOVIE TMNT. (PG, 07) 7.30 MOVIE Junior. (PG, 94) 9.40 MOVIE Million Dollar Baby. (M, 04) 12.10am Conan. (M) 1.00 MAD. (M) 1.30 TMZ. 2.00 The Bachelor. (PG)
6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 David Attenborough’s Madagascar. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Blown Away. (M, 94) 11.10 MOVIE The Wild Bunch. (AV15+, 69)
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Get Smart. (PG) 7.00 Cops. (PG) 7.30 Toughest Fixes. (PG) 8.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 9.30 NBL. Round 21. Cairns v Perth. 11.30 Black Gold. (PG)
6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 8.00 Becker. (PG) 8.30 Star Trek: Voyager. (PG) 11.30 Craig Ferguson. (PG) 12.30am ET. (PG)
6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. 7.30 True Story. (PG) 8.15 Good Game. 8.30 Animal Hoarder. (M) 9.30 MOVIE Mystic Pizza. (M, 88) 11.10 Red Dwarf.
6.30pm Ballykissangel. (PG) 7.30 Heartbeat. (PG) 8.40 Taggart. (M) 10.50 60 Minute Makeover. 11.50 McCallum. (M) 2am Must See Places Of The World.
6.30pm Cities Of The Underworld. (PG) 7.30 Mighty Structures. 8.30 Ice Pilots. 9.30 MOVIE John Carpenter’s Ghosts Of Mars. (AV15+, 01) 11.30 MOVIE Dog Soldiers. (AV15+, 02)
6.30pm The Cube. (PG) 7.30 MOVIE The In-Laws. (PG, 03) 9.30 MOVIE Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde. (PG, 03) 11.30 Two And A Half Men. (M) 12am Conan. (M)
6.30pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.30 Antiques. 8.30 CSI: NY. (M) 9.30 CSI: Miami. (M) 10.30 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (M) 11.30 MOVIE Moonstruck. (PG, 87)
6pm Get Smart. (PG) 6.30 Monster Jam. 7.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Happening. (M, 08) 10.25 48 Hours. (M) 11.25 The Animal Extractors. (PG)
6pm Sabrina. (PG) 6.30 Becker. (PG) 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 7.30 MasterChef: The Professionals. 10.30 Graham Norton. (M) 11.30 Summer Hits.
6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Hoarder Next Door. (M) 8.30 Ormond Street. (PG) 9.30 Sunday Best. (PG) 11.15 Weird Weekends. (PG)
6.30pm MOVIE Father Of The Bride. (G, 91) 8.40 Escape To The Country. 9.40 60 Minute Makeover. (PG) 10.40 Homes Under The Hammer. 12am The Shield. (AV15+)
6pm My Name Is Earl. (PG) 6.30 The Amazing Race. (PG) 7.30 MOVIE Land Of The Lost. (PG, 09) 9.30 MOVIE American Pie. (MA15+, 99) 11.30 Rude Tube. (M)
6.30pm Suburgatory. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 7.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Inception. (M, 10) 11.30 South Park. (MA15+) 12am I Hate My Teenage Daughter.
6.30pm Antiques. 7.30 Planet Earth. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Good Will Hunting. (M, 97) 11.10 True CSI: Cold Blood. (AV15+) 12.10am MOVIE The House In Nightmare Park. (M, 73)
6pm Gator 911. (PG) 6.30 Megastructures Breakdown. (PG) 7.30 World’s Toughest Trucker. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE True Lies. (M, 94) 11.25 Law & Order: SVU. (M)
6pm Sabrina. (PG) 6.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.00 Futurama. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE How To Lose Friends And Alienate People. (M, 08)
6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 River Monsters. (PG) 8.35 Young Americans. (M) 9.30 Hell On Wheels. (MA15+) 10.15 Red Dwarf. (PG)
6pm Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Today Tonight. 7.30 Mighty Ships. 8.30 Waking The Dead. (M) 9.40 Criminal Minds. (M) 11.40 The Shield. (AV15+) 12.40am Hart To Hart. (PG)
6pm Pimp My Ride. 6.30 American Dad! (PG) 7.00 How I Met Your Mother. (PG) 7.30 Pawn Stars. (PG) 8.00 Hollywood Treasure. (PG) 8.30 Pawn Stars. (PG) 9.30 Restoration.
6pm Total Wipeout UK. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.00 Top Gear. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE Punisher: War Zone. (AV15+, 08) 11.30 Two And A Half Men. (M)
6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Hoarding. (PG) 8.30 Super Nanny USA. (PG) 9.30 Embarrassing Bodies. (M) 10.30 My Strange Addiction. (M) 11.30 Friends. (PG)
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Get Smart. (PG) 7.00 Cops. (PG) 7.30 Python Hunters. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Drillbit Taylor. (PG, 08) 10.40 Super Rugby Extra. 11.45 Monster Jam.
6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 8.00 Raising Hope. (PG) 8.30 Supernatural. 9.30 American Horror Story. (AV15+)
6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 River Monsters. (PG) 8.30 Good Game. 9.00 Please Like Me. (M) 10.00 Warehouse. (M) 10.30 Red Dwarf. (PG)
6pm Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Today Tonight. 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.00 Motorway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Air Crash Investigations. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE Spy Game. (M, 01)
6pm Pimp My Ride. (PG) 6.30 American Dad! (PG) 7.00 How I Met Your Mother. (PG) 7.30 Cosentino. (PG) 8.30 Family Guy. (MA15+) 10.00 American Dad! (M)
6.30pm Two And A Half Men. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 7.30 Auction Hunters. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. (PG, 86) 10.40 Sun, Sex And Suspicious Parents. (M)
6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Zoo Juniors. 8.30 The Closer. (M) 9.30 Rizzoli & Isles. (M) 10.30 The Mentalist. (M) 11.30 Without A Trace. (M)
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Get Smart. (PG) 7.00 Cops. (PG) 7.30 Undercover Boss. (PG) 8.30 Cops. (M) 9.30 Maﬁa’s Greatest Hits. (M) 10.40 Aussie Millions Poker.
6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 7.30 Glee. (PG) 8.30 The Choice. (PG) 9.30 Snog, Marry, Avoid? (PG) 10.10 Californication.
6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 River Monsters. (PG) 8.20 Iron Men. (PG) 8.40 Hoarder Next Door. (PG) 9.30 My Tattoo Addiction.
6pm Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Today Tonight. 7.30 Heartbeat. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Legally Blonde. (PG, 01) 10.40 60 Minute Makeover. 11.45 The Bill. (M) 1am Hart To Hart. (PG)
6pm Pimp My Ride. (PG) 6.30 American Dad! (PG) 7.00 How I Met Your Mother. (PG) 7.30 Bomb Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Hardcore Pawn. (M) 9.30 American Pickers. (PG)
6pm Total Wipeout UK. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 7.30 Two And A Half Men. (PG) 8.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE The Book Of Eli. (AV15+, 10)
6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Customs. (PG) 8.30 RPA. (PG) 9.30 Cold Case. (M) 11.30 Without A Trace. (M) 12.30am How Clean Is Your House? (PG)
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Get Smart. (PG) 7.00 Cops. (PG) 7.30 White Collar. (PG) 8.30 Burn Notice. (M) 9.30 Blue Bloods. (M) 10.30 Aussie Millions Poker Championship.
6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.00 Futurama. (PG) 8.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.00 Futurama.
6pm Children’s Programs. 7.00 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 River Monsters. 8.20 Sarah Watt. (PG) 8.35 MAD AS HELL. (PG) 9.05 Set List. 9.30 Please Like Me. (M)
6pm Bargain Hunt. 7.00 Today Tonight. 7.30 The Royal. (PG) 8.30 Rebus. (M) 10.10 Pie In The Sky. (PG) 11.10 Pie In The Sky. (PG) 12.15am The Bill. (M) 1.15 Hart To Hart.
6pm Pimp My Ride. (PG) 6.30 American Dad! (PG) 7.00 How I Met Your Mother. (PG) 7.30 Turtleman. (PG) 8.00 Gator Boys. (PG) 9.00 Rat B*stards. (PG) 9.30 Swamp People.
6pm Total Wipeout. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang Theory. (PG) 7.30 Survivor. (PG) 8.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE Yes Man. (M, 08) 11.40 Two And A Half Men. (M)
6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Extreme Makeover. (PG) 8.30 Jo Frost: Extreme Parental Guidance. (PG) 9.30 My Crazy Obsession. 10.30 Hoarding: Buried Alive.
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Get Smart. (PG) 7.00 Cops. (PG) 7.30 Extreme Fishing. (PG) 8.30 An Idiot Abroad. (M) 9.30 Fast Forward. (M) 10.30 Aussie Millions Poker.
6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 7.30 Futurama. (PG) 8.30 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. (PG) 11.30 Craig Ferguson. (PG)
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Showers, rain, possible storm
A few showers
A shower or two
Mostly f ne, possible shower Monday 04/03/13
SURF REPORT with Dave Hawkins
Rain, rain, and more rain. Surely this has gone on long enough. This may present some new opportunities to go for a SUP in your front yard, or perhaps in your local park if it continues. Although the recent storm activity turned on some epic waves through the end of last week, the current three to four-foot easterly swell and E/NE winds hold few options, apart from the northerly pockets and Kings Beach at Caloundra. All is not lost with wind predicted to change to S/SE over the weekend and continuing throughout next week; however it will also intensify to around 10 to 15 knots with the ground swell holding at around three to f ve foot, so the protected points will your best option.
with Wayne Nilsson from Maroochydore Fishing World
ESTUARY: Mud crabs are working out of their holes and moving into the deeper water at the mouths of Eudlo and Petrie Creeks. Bream and f athead off the Cotton Tee retaining walls. Jew, estuary cod and mangrove jack are taking live bait in the Cod Hole. SURF: Sand whiting along Maroochy Beach on the rising tide using pippies. Quality tailor and bream tagging frogmouth pillies at Pincushion. Flathead and dart along North Shore. OFFSHORE: Moses perch, Maori cod and sweetlip are taking squid at The Blinker with dawn and dusk best. Barwon Banks and Wide Caloundra are returning cobia, snapper, pearlies and some big sharks. FRESHWATER: Lake McDonald for bass, and Mary River cod on lures trolled along the weed drop off with 10 to 15-foot favoured. A change of colour can be all it takes. Plenty of shrimps in Obi-Obi Creek, with bass and jew feeding in the cooler part of the day.
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