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THE FIRST WORD

CONTENTS PUBLISHERS Anar Higgins Darryl Olson Michael Kramer Noel Olson EDITOR Richard O’Leary SUBEDITOR Leigh Robshaw JOURNALIST Candice Holznagel PRODUCTION MANAGER/ GRAPHIC DESIGNER Kath Hawkins GRAPHIC DESIGNERS Ali Smith Carly Head PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR Kara Holmes SALES EXECUTIVES Belinda Brill Bethan Eaton Ian Brittain Nikki Carter GENERAL & SALES ENQUIRIES (07) 5444 0152 DISTRIBUTION ENQUIRIES 1300 367 352, PO Box 6362, Maroochydore BC, Qld 4558. EDITORIAL editorial@myweeklypreview.com.au SALES sales@myweeklypreview.com.au PRODUCTION production@myweeklypreview.com.au For terms and conditions see the classifieds.

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Quick chat Fast facts Cover story Socials Star style News summary Local news Profile Travel My opinion Technology My body My life The interview Business & finance My time My style Motoring My Property Preview TV guide/surf & fishing report Crossword/sudoku/stars The last word Photo of the week

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OUR STORY My Weekly Preview is a high-quality magazine delivering more of what matters to the Sunshine Coast. It features news, business, regular columnists, interesting facts and figures for that hot topic at the dinner table, motoring, socials, travel, health, lifestyles and more, as well as the most up-to-date information on local real estate. The magazine is 100% locally owned, which means we don’t just talk about being local, we are local, we live it every day. Delivered fresh every Friday. We’re also conscious of the environment at MWP – all our home delivered magazines are wrapped in biodegradable plastic.

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QUICK CHAT

PASSION FOR FASHION

Julie-Ann Fenwick-Symons of Sippy Downs ran 23 shops in Sydney and is now happy with her one successful Buderim boutique. FIRST JOB?

WHY DO YOU LIVE HERE?

Receptionist for an optometrist in Sydney.

It is the best place to live and work. My husband and I have travelled a lot and there is nowhere better. The people are so natural, friendly, and fun to be around.

WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY WORKING ON? Perfecting my Viking – Javelin Kayak skills (four metres long) a lot for a small person like me.

IF YOU COULD CHANGE ONE THING ON THE COAST WHAT WOULD IT BE?

YOUR FAMILY INCLUDES. . .

Stop over developing it! I just think we’re getting too big. People can’t get parking in Mooloolaba on weekends.

My handsome husband George and my two sons Mark and Justin who live in Sydney.

FAVOURITE PLACE ON THE COAST?

FIRST CAR?

Too hard to single out, every place is great, we love it all. We like Buderim Tavern, Kawana Tavern and Maisie’s a seafood restaurant in Noosa.

White Honda convertible, loved it, drove it every day to work from Miranda to Chatswood.

FAVOURITE BOOK?

YOUR GREATEST REGRET? IMAGE: CARLYLOOYAH.COM.AU

1,000 Places to See Before You Die by Patricia Schultz. I’m a great fan of China, I love Beijing. It has fabulous nightclubs that are hidden away from the public and they’re something out of this world.

FAVOURITE SONG? I have many, but love Truly by Lionel Ritchie.

BEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE? When I met and then married my present husband. We met in Sydney in a nightclub. He looked like George Hamilton. I had hot pants on and boots past my knees, I was skinny as, and I always had long blonde hair. I’ve always been that funky, out there kind of person.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU LIVED ON THE SUNSHINE COAST? Since 1989, I remember the day vividly, I had driven from Sydney to Mooloolaba to visit my sister. I came to end of Mooloolaba Road and thought wow. The ocean was crystal blue.

BEST ADVICE YOU’VE BEEN GIVEN? My father said if you are going to be in the work force, do what you love and you will always love getting up to go to work. In my day, when you left school, you became a secretary or a hairdresser. My father was head of the railways, he wanted me to become a secretary with him in the railways. I tried it for a week and hated it. I’m a people person, I didn’t want to be

locked away. I ran 23 shops in Sydney. I came up here to retire and stay with my sister. I went from being a busy person to switching off. It was nice for a holiday but I thought, I’m a bit bored sitting on the beach.

CAN YOU NOMINATE A DAY IN YOUR LIFE THAT TURNED OUT TO BE A TURNING POINT? The day I found an empty shop at 20 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba and decided to open an upmarket fashion boutique, as in those days there were only a few shops doing fashion. I wanted to do European designers and something for that special occasion. Once someone walks in the door, all I need to know is where the wedding is and the colour of the bridesmaid’s dress. I’ll put them into something appropriate for their figure and a half or an hour later they’re walking out the door with an outfit.

Not having as much time to do what I want, especially see my two sons who live in Sydney.

WHAT ACHIEVEMENT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF? Very proud of Julie-Ann Boutique, it is coming up to my 16th anniversary of opening on December 20. I keep getting asked to do speeches. I don’t want to tell people my secrets about how to run a business but it’s service, it’s friendliness, being unique, being polite to people and treating everybody the same.

YOU ARE HAPPIEST WHEN? Talking and having fun enjoying dressing my lovely clients for a special occasion and seeing the smiles on their faces when I have dressed them up to look fabulous in something they would never imagined themselves wearing and hearing their partner and friends go WOW you look great.

IF YOU COULD TELL YOUR 18 YEAR-OLD SELF ANYTHING WHAT WOULD IT BE? Go and do what makes you happy but makes money.

WHAT IS YOUR PREFERENCE, TEA OR COFFEE AND HOW DO YOU HAVE IT? Tea, strong with lactose free milk.

NRL OR AFL? NRL – St George Dragons.

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FAST FACTS

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DID YOU KNOW?

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The difference in kilometres between the highest point on Earth, Mt Everest and the lowest point, the Mariana Trench.

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1. American Airlines Group US $42.6 billion 2. Delta Airlines US $40.3 billion 3. Lufthansa Germany $39.6 billion 4. United Continental US $38.9 billion 5. Air France-KLM France $32.8 billion (QANTAS – $11.3 billion 2014/15)

We explode in space. Despite Hollywood, this is not true. Exposure to space will definitely kill you, but you will probably die from a lack of oxygen.

WORD OF THE WEEK Gratulation a feeling of joy

The most used letter in the English letter is ‘e’ and least used is ‘q’.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Correction does much, but encouragement does more.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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COVER STORY

MUMPRENEURS – MOTHERS DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES

It turns out babies and business do mix, it just takes organisation, a good idea and a bit of nouse. Words: Candice Holznagel

“The business runs from my house so I can put a load of washing on and make dinner while Winslow is having her sleeps” Georgia Woulfe and baby Winslow Image: Carly Head

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t’s 8.30am when I switch on my home office computer ready to start work. The second load of washing is in the machine. We’ve been to a swimming lesson, breakfast is done, the dishes are clean, the floor vacuumed and my 21-month-old is dressed and ready for the day. I won’t lie – I’m feeling a little smug. After all, not all days go quite as smoothly. But that’s the life of a women who works from home. Actually, it’s the life of any working mother. In the past four decades the percentage of mothers in the workforce has steadily increased. Research from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that in 2011, 53 per cent of mothers with a child under the age of two, who had a job while pregnant, returned to the workforce. Around 190,000 women returned to work while a further 16,000 who were not employed during their pregnancy, entered the workforce. As a result, employers have had little choice but to become more flexible. Australia is now one of the leading

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countries – second only behind the Netherlands – following the one-and-ahalf earner model, a pattern that sees mothers return to work on a part-time basis to support the full-time income of their partner. There has also been a growing trend in working from home, otherwise known as telework, thanks to the improvement in technology.

her own research. Dr Rose, who specialises in family, work and gender sociology, says mothers work hard at both ends of the spectrum. “When they are in jobs they work hard so then they have time with their children,’’ she says. “We are definitely seeing that trend. One of the things women are really

“They’ve got planning schedules on the fridge. They’ve got their work, life, when partners need to pick up the kids. . .” Judy Rose Interestingly, the Australian Bureau of Statistics found that women employed in highly flexible roles are more productive than the rest of the working population. University of Queensland lecturer Dr Judy Rose backs up this claim with

good at is being organised. “They’ve got planning schedules on the fridge. They’ve got their work, life, when partners need to pick up the kids… the whole thing planned out. “They are really good at organisation and good at emotional

work, too. “They are good at multitasking and for those who have a home business… they’ve got the washing on, they have something in the oven. “I found that the fallout is they get tired. It’s draining and they are time stressed.’’ According to ABS statistics from 2011, 26 per cent of mothers said the most common reason for returning to the workforce was to keep their job or their employer had requested their return. Fifteen per cent returned for financial reasons while another 15 per cent chose to work to maintain self-esteem. Rose says in addition to the telework trend, there has also been the emergence of the mumpreneur. These are women who are creating their own opportunities often to ensure they are home with their children. “Over the past four decades, women in workforce participation has increased phenomenally,’’ she says. “Sixty-three per cent of women, who are married, are working now. “Women are requesting other flexible measures such as start and finish work times and telework. myweeklypreview.com.au

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COVER STORY

“Another phenomenon is the mumpreneur. It takes a certain woman to be attracted to that sort of thing. “There is the risk of starting up on your own but that’s for men as well. “Some of these businesses do incredibly well.’’

GEORGIA WOULFE Mother to Winslow, six months old Caloundra’s Georgia Woulfe is a prime example of the successful mumpreneur. This young mother heads up online business Winne Dot, which she launched nine months ago while on maternity leave. In that short time she has created a niche business creating wooden garlands for nurseries and interior design purposes. And it is working – she has 27,500 Instagram followers and has hired an employee. “I went to buy a garland for the baby’s nursery but I couldn’t find the right one,’’ she says. “I thought you know what, I’ll buy beads myself and make it. “One morning at 2am I couldn’t sleep and I started thinking about it. “I think I had enough supplies to make 15. I started an Instagram account and started posting some photos. “It must have been a few weeks later I decided to start selling them. I sold all 15 within a matter of minutes.’’ After a few months she realised she wasn’t meeting demand, so she hired help. “I’m painting, cutting, sanding, drilling and putting them together,’’ she explains. “I had a really big guilt moment in my life and thought ‘what comes first?’ “I want to give Winslow the best life and provide. I made that decision that while I want to be hands-on with my business I couldn’t do it all. “We can try, but we can’t do it all.’’ Creating her own opportunities has

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given Woulfe the chance to be at home with her young daughter. “The business runs from my house so I can put a load of washing on and make dinner while Winslow is having her sleeps. “I’m still getting the best of both worlds. “I have a lot of hopes and dreams for Winnie Dot. “I really want to use the foundation I’ve created and take it to bigger and better things.’’

REBECCA GRISMAN Mother to James, five Communications and marketing specialist Rebecca Grisman says it’s

Rebecca Grisman and son James time for workplaces to accept the change in trends. Also a successful mumpreneur as the founder and managing director of Campaign Group, Grisman says attitude needs to change. “The old-school attitude that unless someone is visibly at their desk they are not a team player needs to change. That is archaic.

“Having someone at their desk all day is less effective.’’ Grisman has built a reputation as a hard-working and successful business woman. When she began working as a contractor a decade ago, telework and hot-desking was relatively unchartered territory. Her work has taken her around the world and yet she chooses to base her business from her Coast home, which she shares with her son James. “It began pretty much from my kitchen table,’’ she recalls. “I really started it in 2005. I was offered a role of general manager at a big PR firm in Brisbane. I was doing the commute. “Up at 4am, leaving in the dark and coming home in the dark, spending four hours in the car. “It was just a bit soul destroying. “I went to four clients and said I don’t want a full-time job, at the same time I was going through IVF, so I said: ‘what if you outsourced your marketing needs to me?’ “Within two weeks I had filled up my weeks. I was working from the kitchen table with a laptop and meeting people in coffee shops or in their office.’’ Today, she has eight sub-contractors working under the business banner, office space at client buildings in the Hunter Valley, Gold Coast and Brisbane, a swag of awards under her belt and says while it was scary to leap from the corporate world into her own venture, she has never looked back. “It has been fantastic and enabled me to work at home. I could be at home when James was born right through to when he began his first year of kindy at four. “I give his class one afternoon a week. I read with all 24 kids, I help out, get in the pool. “It gives me a strong relationship with the teacher and the school and he sees me giving back. I’m fostering in him a sense of community.’’

WORKING FROM HOME – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Benefits: • Flexible hours • More family time • No dress code • No office politics • Comfortable environment. Cons: • Minimal team support • Home distractions • Hours and salary can vary on a month by month basis • No paid leave • Limited IT support.

TYPES OF JOBS • Communications • Telemarketing/sales (such as beauty product companies and Tupperware) • Ironing • Creating and selling niche products • Cake decorating • Home-based beauty or hair salon • Business services such as accounting, sub-contractors, freelancers, virtual tutor. Check what type of insurance or council approvals you require when setting up a business from home.

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SOCIALS

SHELAGH BRENNAND A STROKE OF POETRY – BOOK LAUNCH Sunday November 29, 2015 Caloundra Power Boat Club A Stroke of Poetry Book Launch and National Stroke Foundation fundraiser held on Sunday November 29 at the Caloundra Power Boat Club. Friends and members of the local community gathered in celebration of Brennand’s recovery after stroke through the publication of her book. Over $1300 was raised for the National Stroke Foundation.

David Brennand, Nathan and Jane Thew, Shelagh and Patrick Brennand, Peter Thew

Rosemary McTeigue, Krystyna Scurr, Karen Faa (MC)

Gillian Price, Rebecca Kidd

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Judy Benfer, Karen Zieearth, Leanne Kyle

Wendy Gibney, Lenore Newsham

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Hilary Sharp, Paula Elliott, Andrina McGivern

Amber Morgan-Varlo, Craig and Marcia Carr

Nicky and Kathy Palmer

Alex Mitchell (Editor) Shelagh Brennand

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TO HOLD & TO HAVE JEWELLERS – CUSTOMER CHRISTMAS PARTY Saturday November 21, To Hold & To Have Jewellers, Buderim Customers shimmered and shined recently as To Hold & To Have jewellers hosted a Prelude to Christmas party. Live music entertained guests and tables were full of laughter and food as the best of the best new pieces of jewellery were seen for the first time and the new ‘Pick a Bon Bon and Win’ promotion was introduced to start December 1. Owners Shiree Pickering and Jo Saxelby Balisky were all smiles as they mingled with customers and friends, enjoyed hosting and thanking their clients for a wonderful year of creating beautiful jewellery and sharing memorable moments.

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Gayle and John Rawlins

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Kim Springall, Kate Severn

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STAR STYLE

ARIA AWARDS – SYDNEY Australia’s best entertainers gathered at The Star on November 26 to celebrate and honour peers at the 29th annual awards.

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NEWS SUMMARY

PREVIEW

GAME ON

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Corporate packages are now on sale for next year’s clash between Melbourne Storm and the West Tigers. The pre-season game will take place at Sunshine Coast Stadium on February 13. Three different packages are available and include tickets, access to functions, the chance to meet players from both teams and tickets to the Storm and Tigers sports luncheon on February 12. All corporate package holders will also receive tickets to the Sunshine Coast Falcons’ first Intrust Super Cup home game of the 2016 season. Phone 5437 7666.

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A $1 million floating wetland system for the new Parklakes 2 residential development will see Sunshine Coast Council join forces with the developers, University of the Sunshine Coast and engineering consultancy Covey Associates. The world leading, pioneering environment initiative involves installation of the structure within the five hectare lake system at the Bli Bli development in order to manage the estate’s stormwater runoff. Covey’s environmental manager Dr Christopher Walker says the wetlands will be the subject of a three-year research study undertaken by a University of the Sunshine Coast PhD candidate.

HEY, HEY IT’S DENISE DRYSDALE One of Australia’s most celebrated television personalities Denise Drysdale will be joining Sunshine Coast women to celebrate the end of the business year. Drysdale will be the guest speaker at the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network Breakfast on December 8 at Caloundra’s The Events Centre. With a career spanning more than 50 years, the entertainer has worked all over Australia in radio, commercials, musical theatre and television. The breakfast is $55 for members or $66 for non-members. Tickets are available at scbwn.org.au.

COTTON TREE CHRISTMAS CAROLS The sounds of Christmas will be heard throughout Cotton Tree Park next weekend as thousands of people gather for the annual carols event. There will be live entertainment from 4.30pm with the show beginning at 6.30pm. Carols at Cotton Tree is a free community event and people are encouraged to take along a blanket or chair. There will be food, coffee, fireworks and a visit from Santa.

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Children in need will have a brighter Christmas with the annual Ulysses Toy Run taking place this Sunday, December 6. Bikers will collect new toys, books and gifts that will be donated to the Salvation Army for its Christmas appeal. Participants can register from 8am and the ride kicks off at Kawana Shoppingworld at 9.30am. The ride will finish at Kawana Surf Club at 11.30am.

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A PLACE TO HOUSE THE KRAUSS Sunshine Coast residents are invited to have their say on where the restored Krauss Locomotive should be displayed. The council endorsed location for the Krauss is on the corner of Lindsay Road and Burnett Street. However, the Buderim Palmwoods Heritage Tramway Inc has now proposed an alternative site, also on Lindsay Road, across from the old post office. Councillor Ted Hungerford says it’s vital residents provide input before any new decisions are made.

IRONWOMAN WIN Noosa’s Jordan Mercer has had a breakthrough win in the Nutrigrain Ironwoman Series after six years of competition. The 22-yearold celebrated her maiden race win during the first leg of the series, which was held in Coolum at the weekend. She secured the win against defending champion Liz Pluimers. The series will IMAGE: NUTRIGRAINIRONMAN.COM.AU continue in Newcastle in December.

YOUNG MUMS GRADUATE FROM STEMM

2230 The neighbouring councils of Moreton Bay and Gympie have thrown their support behind the proposed Sunshine Coast Airport expansion. The project is expected to boost tourism and international trade and contribute $4.1 billion to the local economy. It will also generate more than 2230 jobs between 2020 and 2040. Moreton Bay Mayor Allan Sutherland says, “The expanded Sunshine Coast Airport will enable more visitors to access the Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay regions directly – meaning significant benefits for local businesses and more visitors being able to experience our destination.”

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Six young mothers have graduated from the Supporting Teenagers with Education, Mothering and Mentoring Program. STEMM is the only program of its type in Queensland and provides education pathways for pregnant teenagers and young mothers. Paris Ranclaud, 17, and Tinika Clarkson, 17, graduated from the Tertiary Pathways Program with plans to study at university in 2016. Another four young women have secured certificates in early childhood and beauty. STEMM is based at Burnside State High School.

NAMBOUR DOCTOR AWARDED Nambour General Hospital’s Dr Sandra Peters has been recognised for her values and leadership by receiving the Dr H. H. (Barny) Moy Memorial Medal. Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service chief executive Kevin Hegarty says Dr Peters is an outstanding leader and a quiet achiever. She has represented the Health Service on the state-wide General Practice Liaison Officer Department of Health working group to improve referral processes for specialist assessment and treatment. Her dedication and commitment in improving the standard of referral information for the specialist clinician has streamlined referral processes.

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LOCAL NEWS

CYCLING FOR CEREBRAL PALSY

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here are only 10 days left to register for the Buderim 9 Challenge and help raise much needed funds for the Cerebral Palsy League. More than 200 avid cyclers are expected to tackle Buderim’s toughest hills and 75 kilometres on December 20 to raise awareness for the Sunshine Coast disability service. Last year more than $20,000 was raised, with the money put towards the purchase of iPads for learning, safety furniture and Australia Zoo outings. In addition to the gruelling three-hour cycling challenge, there will also be a 100-metre dash category for children living with cerebral palsy, and their families. There’s a prize for the most outrageous outfit and

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the person who raises the highest amount of money will have their name added to the Argon Law perpetual trophy. Director of principal sponsor Argon Law, John Gallagher, says the event is a great example of the community and local businesses coming together for a common cause. CPL Sunshine Coast manager Carmel Smith says it couldn’t be done without the donations of goods, time, sweat and money. “We are so grateful for the efforts and generosity of all those who continue to help make this event such an extraordinary success,’’ she says. Entries close on December 14 and registration is $85. Visit buderim9.com.au.

PARTY ON IN NAMBOUR Mark your diaries for Saturday, December 19 as Nambour puts on a Christmas event to rival all others. Nambour Christmas Tramfest will be combined with Nambour’s Christmas Street Party at the now popular location of the tracks on Howard Street. Starting at 5pm, this exciting event will include Christmas favourites such as the lighting of the tree and a special visit from Santa with gifts for the children. There will be plenty of entertainment for all ages, with free rides for the kids, including Queensland’s biggest slide, a jumping castle and the Skater ride. Keep an eye out for the Loose Caboose as it weaves its way throughout the crowd. A fantastic line-up of musicians will be performing a mix of Christmas and popular songs until the evening wraps up at 9pm. Residents are also invited to go along and enjoy music by Matt Stillert, Phil Emmanuel and Bill Ryan, The Darren Percival Duo and The Cumquats. There will be plenty of action, with dancing in the street, market and food stalls and a licensed bar.

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Housed in an elegantly restored Queensland bungalow with a French inspired Garden Terrace this restaurant is bound to impress.

Clearswim offers a range of services from full valet domestic pool maintenance to installations and builders handovers. Their service, reliability and quality have seen them selected as the supplier of choice for the USC Aquatic Complex, Sunshine Coast Regional Council and bespoke pool builders across Qld.

With seating for 126 the restaurant is a favourite with locals and tourists and is increasingly popular for weddings and functions.

Boasting a strong online and Facebook presence, this prominently located business is deal for a working couple and has the potential to achieve considerable additional growth.

Live music on the weekends adds to the intimate and eclectic bohemian vibe, with its welcoming staff, ever changing wine list and exquisite food. The Freehold is also available as well as the restaurant business.

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Dicky Beach Surf presents a fantastic opportunity to own and run a business that epitomises the Sunshine Coast lifestyle.

This is your opportunity to own your own café within the Kawana Medical Hub. Ideally located with water views over Lake Kawana, near the Sunshine Coast’s newest hospitals, hotel and professional medical suites, this busy café is perfectly positioned to capitalise on the growing residential and professional population.

Enjoy a surf and a coffee in the morning before strolling around the corner to open your own store, which is perfectly positioned within metres of the beach, resorts, caravan park and the Dicky Beach Surf Club.

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PROFILE

THE YOUNG MAN AND THE SEA Casey Smith left Australia ten years ago to pursue his dream of sailing super maxi yachts. Now he’s come home to win the 70th Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw

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asey Smith is one of a select group of Sunshine Coast sportspeople who have made it on the world stage. He may not be a household name, but in his chosen sport of sailing, he’s up there with the best. Come Boxing Day, he’ll tackle his 11th Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race on a 30-metre beast that’s tipped to take line honours in the 70th anniversary race. Smith is the boat captain of Comanche, the super maxi yacht owned by software mogul Jim Clark and his Australian wife, Kristy Hinze-Clark. It lost by just 49 minutes to Wild Oats last year, but modifications made to the yacht have the crew feeling confident of a win. “Our goal is to go down and win it,” says Smith, who says the pinnacle of his career has been completing two Volvo Ocean races in second and third place. “To have raced around the world twice is the biggest achievement so far, but it’s definitely a very big goal to achieve to win a Sydney to Hobart yacht race.” “We were there last year and we didn’t quite get the weather conditions we needed to beat Wild Oats. Typically a Sydney to Hobart race gives you a lot of different conditions and it’s a real tester for the boat and the crew. There’s a lot of mystery this year, a lot of big boats like us.” After the Sydney to Hobart, Comanche will be shipped to Charlestown, South Carolina for some Caribbean races followed by the Newport to Bermuda Classic Race in June. “The only time we get rest is when the boat is on the

ship because we can’t do anything,” says Smith. “It’s really nice to have a bit of a break and try to forget about the boat for a while. When you’re there with the boat it’s on, all day long. It’s a big responsibility and big workload.” Sailing is in Smith’s blood. Born into a Sunshine Coast sailing family, he’s been a member of Mooloolaba Yacht Club most of his life. While his older twin brothers Bucky and Godfrey were keener sailors as kids, Smith remembers when the urge to sail the big boats caught a hold of him. “As kids, Dad used to drag us out to Point Cartwright. I remember watching the maxis, Brindabella and Wild Thing. It was really then that my interest was sparked. I thought, I want to be on those boats. That was my goal between the ages of eight and 12. “It wasn’t until a bit later in life I made a decision that having grown up sailing with the whole family, it was just a thing that came naturally and I didn’t fight it anymore. I was playing a lot of rugby league and I had a decision to make. Was I going to pursue rugby league, with the consequences of that on your body, or pursue sailing? It was the smarter career choice in the way of longevity.” Smith left the Coast a decade ago to follow his dream and now lives in Portsmouth, Rhode Island with his partner Kate and two children, seven-year-old Sophia and five-year-old Noah. “It’s very different over here compared to growing up on the Sunshine Coast. The ocean is so much more

Right: Smith working on the boat in Genoa, Italy in November. Below: Comanche

accessible there, it’s so warm. I won’t lie to you, there’s been a lot of times I’ve sat inside the house and outside it’s below freezing and I’m scratching my head and thinking, how did I get myself into this situation, especially when you know it’s summertime on the Coast. It’s really cool, though. You get to see the seasons change. On the Sunshine Coast you have two seasons, hot and hotter.” The job usually takes Smith away from Kate and the kids for four to six weeks, but this time round, he’s brought them to the Coast to catch up with his extended family in the lead-up to the Sydney to Hobart. “It’s great to come back. The Coast has changed a lot. I’ve been away for about ten years and every time I come home I notice how much more development there is. It’s sad, but it’s also progress. I don’t think you can change it. Everyone has found out about our little secret.”

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This is the ad we had to cancel 4 months ago because we sold them so fast Read The Facts To Find Out How To Save Hundreds ... even Thousands Of Dollars - Friday 4th December to Friday 11th December ONLY! IF you were waiting for the best time to invest in a new bed or bedroom suite then now is the time to act. Because you’ll probably never see these incredibly discounted prices again ... here’s why ... we had to cancel the ad because we ran out of stock. We went to our suppliers and asked them to resend the same items as they were sold within 2 weeks. This has worked out great because even though the prices of raw materials have gone up, the suppliers obliged by keeping their prices same as last time. This is great for us and for you because you can still get the beds and mattresses at low prices. How Can They Slash Their Prices By Up To 47%? According to Steve, the owner of Dial A Bed: “It’s all really quite simple. We have four stores now and our buying power is much better than before. So we get lower prices by buying in bulk ... we get lower prices by ordering directly from our suppliers and we get lower prices because we manufacture mattresses ourselves. Is there any crime against passing those savings along to our customers?” “Sure it’s going to upset some of our competitors” says one of the store managers. “But it’s perfectly ethical. In fact, all we’re doing is ‘bribing’ potential customers into our store so they can really understand the quality of our merchandise. While our profits are slashed dramatically, our hope is we will attract so many happy customers that they’ll refer us to their friends and family in the future: Seems fair, right?” That’s why for a limited time from Friday 4th December to Friday 11th December, you can get beds, mattresses and bedroom suites at up to 47% off. That could save you hundreds of dollars off small purchases. Or even thousands of dollars if you are purchasing beds for your whole family. These bargain prices are only just above wholesale, and this offer is only being made available as a market test. So in other words, if you don’t take advantage of this offer now - you may never get another chance to save so much money on your beds again. Anyway ... here’s the sample of savings you would expect to see...

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TRAVEL

BEAUTIFUL BEASTS

Rwanda is an ideal introduction for newcomers to Africa. By Nina Zimmermann

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MY OPINION

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UNPLEASANT SURPRISES Sami Muirhead is opting out of Secret Santa next year, after one too many dud gifts.

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ecret Santa really bugs me. And in keeping with that positive start to this column and the festive season: Merry Christmas to you, too! I know it is too early in December to be whinging, but I always seem to end up with the dud gift. This year our group capped the price for the gift at $10. Easy, I thought. You can buy wine for that price. Candles, lovely soaps, a pen, chocolates, Christmas decorations. Heck, you can even buy clothing these days for that price. And did I mention wine? So I diligently bought a beautiful adult colouring in book and a pack of pencils. I wrapped it up beautifully and was so happy with my offering. So what did I ‘win’ in my group of so-called friends’ yearly tradition of Secret Santa? A stuffed cane toad. I am not kidding. It is the ugliest, fattest, wartiest, most disgusting looking thing I have ever seen. I think it is meant to be an ornament. Except it is not. Because ornaments are things of beauty and are made of glass or fine porcelain. They are not made of dead dry drongo toad skin. Everyone thought it was hilarious that I would be the unfortunate benefactor of the world’s biggest pest because my house is all white and full of pretty things. But even Jack the Ripper would not have stuffed dead animals just lying around his abode. The big blob even came with a blurb typed on a bit of paper around its ugly fat neck. It reads: ‘Cane toad leather.

Leather from the cane toad is strong and versatile. Individually handcrafted and manufactured from genuine cane toads. Designed for someone who likes something a little different! This full size stuffed cane toad can be used as a good luck toad or Money Frog to bring you luck. Comes in four sizes’. By the time I got to the end of this fascinating story my head was swivelling around on my neck and steam was coming out of my ears. So what to do with the toad travesty? I could re-gift it to that former friend who called me fat. I could post it to a few ex-boyfriends. I could just light it on fire and sit around the burning beast and laugh like a crazed maniac. However, after considered thought I have opted to give it to a charity recycling bin. There is an underlying flaw of Secret Santa: it saves you lots of money by not having to buy multiple gifts but the money you do spend is often a complete write off in this crazy Christmas ritual. And next year I am just going to refuse to play the stinking game and go by myself and get a big bowl of hot chips and a cup of coffee with that $10 and sit there and have the best Secret Santa win of my life. I do not care if you call me Scrooge behind my back!

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EMPOWERING GIRLS AGED 11 - 17

Nathan ‘Nugget’ Dell says tampering with Test cricket leaves other sports open to a little tweaking.

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ricket will never be the same. Like that day when I discovered about the birds and the bees by watching two amorous Rottweilers in my childhood front yard, there is no going back now. Day Night Test cricket, be it a one-off stain on the copy book of cricketing folklore or a new and exciting fixture to be thrust upon us annually by the cricketing powers that be, it has happened and we have to accept it. Now I consider myself an absolute cricket purist – 20/20 cricket is about as appealing as a bus station taco, and even though it has now been going for 40 years, I still consider 50 over games a passing fad. But if we are going to start tinkering with something as sacred at Test cricket, maybe there are a few more sports that could use a grease and oil change.

TEN PIN BOWLING I know what you’re thinking, Nugget, mate, how can you possibly improve on a sport where you get to wear borrowed shoes and the hot dogs are made of the shoes that are too old to rent? But even as majestic a pursuit as Ten Pin Bowling could use a tweak to get some more sweaty butts in those bolted down plastic seats. Change the scoring, how the hell does seven plus nine plus 10 equal 63? It’s that kind of maths that cost Joe Hockey his job. If you knock down eight pins, you get eight points. I want to bowl and not need a doctorate from MIT.

“The sport is okay, but the collisions are why we come”

DIVING Diving is a crap sport. Any sport where your main coaching tool is gravity, is going to have a hard task grabbing my heart or mind. To spice things up, perhaps every now and then, just as the diver is at the top of their jump, all but a foot of water is instantly drained from the pool. It’s the car racing principal, the sport is okay, but the collisions are why we come.

MOTO GP Worldwide, the motorbikes are as popular as ever, so a tweak might seem unnecessary. But I feel as the bikes get more modern and even faster, a sense of nostalgia is lost as a result. The best way to combat that is at least one race per season, all the riders are to be dressed like Officer Frank Poncherello, from the greatest TV show ever, Chips. I’m sure Erik Estrada would be free as well.

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Feeling Drained, Crazy Mood Swings and Can’t Lose Weight Regardless of Exercise? Could it be Your Hormones? Mood swings so strong you feel you want to scream, or crawl into bed and sleep till it’s over. Anxiety over nothing, irritable over everything, and crying over anything? I’m not just talking about menopause and PMS; to all of you men, MANopause can and will happen, so listen up! Are you irritable, nervous, depressed, low libido, foggy thinking, can’t sleep, or gaining weight? Hormonal imbalances don’t just happen without cause. Why can some people eat anything and maintain their weight, yet you gain 3kg overnight from just thinking about breaking your diet? It’s not all about weight, but some of it is, these symptoms are just the tip of the iceberg for what hormones can do to your body when out of balance long term, accelerated aging, permanent metabolism malfunction, leading to diabetes and heart disease, decline in brain function, including loss of short term memory, and loss of important older memories permanently. There are 7 triggers that affect hormones including diet, food reactions, toxicity, deficiencies, infections, stress, and fitness. Generally people only deal with one of these at a time. You could see a specialist in only one area, though if you don’t address all of them, you’re caught in a cycle that goes on for life. The frustrating part is once these triggers upset your hormones, your hormones cause these triggers again. How do you stop it? Actually, it’s quite easy to stop, as long as you deal with them all at the same time and completely. I have seen patients treated with hormone creams to balance hormones, the pill, HRT, and bio-identical hormones. These might help your current symptoms, though they won’t fix the cause, and they won’t fix the permanent effects, so the cycle continues and you become reliant on them. Fortunately, it can be treated properly, with most symptoms improved within weeks, and completely relieved within just a few months. Hormones are one part of a 7 step process for permanently treating mood issues. These steps have been proven with testing to improve brain and total body function, without medication. If you’d like to know more, call for a FREE ½ HOUR CONSULTATION with one of our experienced and specially trained naturopaths where you’ll learn about everything that causes hormonal and mood problems, and what to do about it.

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MY LIFE

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USE NATURAL SUNSCREEN Cyndi O’Meara shares her tried-and-true recipe for natural sunscreen.

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s the weather heats up and we all get outside more to enjoy our wonderful Sunshine Coast lifestyle, I’m often asked what sunscreen I use and what did I use on my children when they were young and in the sun? Personally, I have never used commercial sunscreens on myself or my children, as I’ve always tried to stay away from as many chemicals as I can. We have been brought up with the slogan slip, slop, slap and while I do the slip and the slap with clothes and hats, I only do the slop with a natural based, ecofriendly sunscreen without zinc nanoparticles which penetrate the skin and are absorbed into the body. Almost 400 sunscreen products sold in Australia contain nanoparticles in amounts ranging from four per cent to 30 per cent, according to the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

It’s not hard to make your own sunscreen. My version should be applied again after swimming, but I can assure you that you won’t mind reapplying it, as it feels and smells amazing. Just melt together in a double boiler six tablespoons of coconut oil, one tablespoon of beeswax and four tablespoons of non-nanoparticle zinc oxide (SPF factor 15). Cool it quickly to homogenise the paste and you’re done. Sun protection without the nasty chemicals. If your skin is particularly sensitive to sunlight, it’s important to look at what you are eating as a modern diet of refined foods, grains and oils is not conducive to the health of the skin either.

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THE INTERVIEW

SETTING THINGS STRAIGHT Council workers aren’t bludgers – they’re dedicated and diligent locals who care about our community, says the new CEO of the Sunshine Coast Council, Michael Whittaker. WORDS: Richard O’Leary

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hen Michael Whittaker became the new CEO of the Sunshine Coast Council on September 21 it was the culmination of a career in local government which had seen him serve in Queensland, Western Australia and New South Wales. This week he sat down with My Weekly Preview’s Richard O’Leary for his first in-depth interview since starting in the top job to give an insight into his main priorities and how he intends to clear up a few myths about the council. The council is one of the biggest players in town. What’s the most difficult aspect of being under constant public scrutiny? The expectation that we’ll be everywhere, all the time and solve all the problems is something that people hope that we do. But we have limitations too, we have challenges around like the dual carriageway between Beerburrum to Nambour, yet that’s not our job, that’s

What is the biggest misconception about the council or its staff? One of the things that hurts me personally is that old perception that council workers are leaning on a shovel under the tree. It seems to be an analogy that has been used for many, many decades. All that I can say is in the last 20 years when I have worked in a council, the council staff have been extraordinarily talented. They’re diligent in their application, they want to serve the community the best they can and that old symbol of a council worker standing under a tree, leaning on a shovel is so wrong and I don’t know whether it was ever true, but in my time I’ve never seen that.

the Queensland Government, but people want us to solve that. People want us to change that interchange at Mooloolaba, but that’s not our road. But a lot of the

community are going you’re the council, you’re a government – solve it. The big end of town is always going to be an easy target.

Before you came into this job there was a major restructure of the council, including the loss of a substantial number of jobs to improve efficiency – is that job finished? Or is there more to do? I don’t think change ever stops. Every

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THE INTERVIEW

business, because of the evolution of time, has to do this continuous improvement. It’s about the dramatic change. I think dramatic change is an indictment – either there’s a merger or demerger, or alternatively, it’s management not doing their job. Management should always be listening to what the customer, in our case the community, are feeling about the services. We should be listening to our staff about new technical innovations. We should be listening to councillors as they come through and are elected with differing policy platforms. The organisation needs to be continually adjusting itself to those sorts of variables. I see change as a constant and it should be incremental. What is the biggest challenge that faces the council? We are not rocket scientists. We do cut grass. We do fill pot holes. We do give out library books. Some of our work is perhaps not as exciting as others people’s jobs are, and keeping the focus on that [core services] is really hard. That’s a big challenge. This stage of the political cycle is always interesting. As we approach an election,

councillors traditionally become more intense and demanding – what is the atmosphere within council like at the moment? It’s a bit like if you go into an exam in school, or you’re about to compete in an athletics race, there’s always the butterflies, a little bit of edge around

“Nervous energy funnelled in the right direction can give you heightened performance”

that, a little bit of nervousness. That’s not a bad thing. Nervous energy funnelled in the right direction can give you heightened performance. The same goes for the councillors. They’re getting to a very pointy end and that heightened awareness allows them to give a better service to the community. The biggest criticism I’ve heard about

the council recently is from some developers who say to get something approved from the council you have to get council officers to recommend it. They say it’s just about impossible to get a decision up on a major project unless the council officers recommend it, so therefore they have to meet the expectations of the council staff rather than the councillors. Does that concern you? It shouldn’t be either/or the councillors or council staff. The development regime is set up by the planning scheme. All the staff member does is look at the documents built up by the community and the statutory process to see if it complies or not and writes a report. If the developer had the right consultant, they’d be able to do the same technical reports and they would know whether it complies or not. When it’s not material, we can relax some things. But if there’s a fundamental non-alignment with this process, which has travelled five years with the community and the state government and us, then we just write the report up. So when it doesn’t comply, then they [the developers] are being a little unfair. It’s a superficial response to a more complex issue.

You’ve been in the job now for a few months, what has been the biggest surprise in the new role? Probably threefold. One is the enthusiasm, energy and intellect of my council staff group. Very positive. The second one is the diligence and intelligence of my council and I say that in a very positive vein. They turn up every day and they are committed to working really hard for their division, and the mayor for the whole region. They are very sincere. These 11 people are working very hard for the community. The third one is community interest. Such a passion. All these issues, no matter what we are doing, the level of engagement from our community here on the Sunshine Coast is great. That’s a sense of ownership, they want to be involved, and they want to make a contribution. Far more than what I’ve ever had in any other council. What’s your number one priority for the council? I’m a great believer that it’s about embedding an organisation that delivers best value services to the community. That’s what I always like to do and I think that’s a really important role for the CEO.

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BUSINESS AND FINANCE

PUTTING THE CUSTOMER FIRST Anthony Ward is from Ord Minnett in Buderim.

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ochlear hosted its 2015 annual general meeting with new chief executive Chris Smith presenting for the first time to shareholders. Smith took the opportunity to reaffirm current financial year guidance of $165–175 million and indicated that September quarter results were in line with internal forecasts. Smith also used the AGM to run through Cochlear’s customer-centric business strategy, based on four key factors. Grow the core – Smith highlighted that a robust product pipeline of innovative technologies remained core to the company’s competitive edge. As part of this strategy, Cochlear is expected to release new and incremental

products across implants, processors and its service business over the next 18 months. At the same time, management is contemplating improving disclosure around various business lines. Create a service business – Management outlined that driving deeper market penetration can be achieved through engaging more closely with customers. In the US, patients spend on average three to four times more if they have active engagement with Cochlear. At present, management believes that there is only a 50 per cent penetration in each upgrade cycle. Building up this penetration through improving customer engagement is key. Data connectivity and patient management systems will assist in this regard. Shape the organisation – In line with increased customer engagement, the company is aiming to increase its presence in the markets in which it operates. This includes a sales presence at the audiologist/provider level and

direct to potential recipients. Value creation – Management acknowledged that successfully implementing this customer-focused strategy means that they must focus on opportunities that truly create value for their business and their patients. Of course, this strategy will come at a cost with management flagging that the second half of the financial year will include additional costs from expanding its sales force and boosting marketing efforts. At the same time, there will be an increase in expenditure on various research and development projects. Thankfully, the timing of this expenditure was incorporated into management’s original guidance.

“Of course, this strategy will come at a cost”

Anthony Ward is an Authorised Representative (no 427051) 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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MEET THE COFFEE KING If you want to know how to brew a good cup of coffee, you go to Phillip Di Bella. The coffee king will be the guest of honour at an Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry breakfast on December 8 at Two Bros, Big Top Market Fresh, Maroochydore. Di Bella will provide an insight into his business success and offer tips on what builds a successful brand. Tickets are $40. Meanwhile, the general public is invited to spend the afternoon with Di Bella when he visits Two Bros on December 7 between 2–4pm.

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SEE YOU IN EUMUNDI Eumundi will be the place to be on three fun-filled Friday nights in the lead-up to Christmas. On December 4, 11 and 18, the markets will be open from 5–9pm. There will be great food, an appearance by Santa Claus and Christmas craft activities for the kids. Plus there will be colourful street performers and fire twirlers, a great line-up of live music, Christmas carols, children’s book readings hosted by Berkelouw Books and free family outdoor movies screening at 7pm each week. For more visit eumundimarkets.com.au.

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by bass player Konstantin Kersting. “The EP was written and recorded over the past three years,’’ Kersting says. “A lot of stuff happened in that time. We split with our long time manager and at one point we were all pretty sure that we weren’t going to continue making music as The Belligerents. “It was only when we went back into the studio and started recording these new songs that we started feeling passionate about the whole thing again.’’ The Belligerents will perform tonight, December 4. Visit solbar.com.au.

DON’T SKIP SNOOPY

December is a busy month, what with gift buying, Christmas tree decorating, social events and of course, the big day itself. Take some time out and enjoy a night on the Coast. Mark these events in your diary so you don’t miss them. Birch Carroll and Coyle at Maroochydore is hosting a preview screening of Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie to raise money for the Children’s Hospital. The fundraiser is on Sunday, December 6 at 11am. Tickets are $10 and available at eventcinemas.com.au.

WHAT’S ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4 HARII, Brightwater Hotel, 6.30pm FRANK BENN, Mets on Kings, 7pm ANDREW REDFORD, One Up Bar, 8pm

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SUMMER HIT LIST

TUNIC Sha Sha cotton dress $64.95, Shevita

MAXI Cooper St Pursuit of Happiness maxi dress, $199.95, Avenue J

Stock your wardrobe with each of these dress styles and you’ll always have something to wear this summer – no matter what the occasion.

KAFTAN Label of Love short kaftan $59.95, Shevita

PARTY Cooper St Burning Up dress, $159.95, Avenue J

SHIFT DRESS Tres Belle dress $99.95, Shevita

FOR THOSE WHO LOVE THE FINER THINGS IN LIFE Avenue J has a new range of stunning antique jewellery; rings, earrings, necklaces and lockets.

Platinum Diamond Daisy ring c 1900. $10800

Discover the beauty of these unique items.

Lay-by now for Christmas. Buddha Wear

WOMEN’S CLOTHING | ACCESSORIES | HOMEWARES

VENUE Zanzibar Arcade, The Esplanade, Mooloolaba. Phone 5444 4422

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Art Deco ruby and diamond ring $10,400, Avenue J

Synergie überzinc body is the ultimate in protection and hydration for all body areas exposed to UV light. Überzinc body is a non-greasy and deeply hydrating hand and body lotion. It combines the UV protective and healing qualities of zinc oxide with added antioxidants, Hydropom, macadamia oil and Vitamin E, $49.

Red beaded, pearl and diamante necklace, $29.95, bracelet $20, Shevita

Synergie B-Juvenate Body Lotion (200ml) is an all-over body moisturiser designed to aid skin hydration, sun damage and uneven skin tone and excess oil. It contains Vitamin B3 which is essential for skin health, $64. Synergie SuperSerum (30ml) is a revolutionary new anti-ageing serum which triggers skin cells

to produce epidermal stem cells, collagen, hyaluronic acid, muscle relaxants, $159. Synergie BB Flawless liquid foundation (SPF 15, 30ml) is a light textured liquid mineral base with zinc oxide UV protection, niacinamide for skin hydration and pigmentation, and tomato-derived lycopene, $84.

The limited edition Synergie Skin hand care duo is designed to clean, moisturise, restore and nourish hard working hands. Presented in a stylish black gift box, it also includes the vitamin B serum. This pack makes an ideal Christmas gift for friends and family, $59. Available from Cottontree Injectable Clinic

Platinum Art Deco diamond ring, $19,000, Avenue J LACE Cooper St Wild World lace dress, $169. 95, Avenue J

BEACH Zen Garden dress $49.95, Shevita

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STOCKISTS: Avenue J 5444 4422, Cottontree Injectable Clinic 5479 5355, Shevita 5438 8007.

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Top $69.95

Diamante earrings, $24.95

Cotton Top $44.95

Maxi, 95 $69.95

Wooden earrings, $9.95

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✓ Synergie clinical grade skin care ✓ Microdermabrasion and peels

cottontree Injectable Clinic

Clutches $24.95

clutc Diamante clutch, $59.95

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18ct white gold diamond set expandable bracelet with ball features, $4,975

18ct handmade two-tone free form EYRIS Mabe Pearl pendant, $2,295

9ct white gold London blue topaz and diamond d ring, $1,950 950

whit and rose gold 18ct white pink and white diamond ring, POA

18ct yellow ello gold natural nat ral emerald and 0.16ct diamond stud earrings, $1,670

Tesoro Italian Jewellery range includes earrings and pendants with only 20 of each piece in their collection, from $150.

Local yoga and active wear label Hatha is designed to inspire and motivate women to live a healthy and active life. View the range online at hathaclothing.com.au.

Rovera Plaza, Cotton Tree. Phone 5443 1955 ny2k.com.au

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Ice So Solid Red w watch, $99.90, $9 Buderim B Jewellers, Je 5445 54 1039

Maui Jim sunglasses with polarised lenses, Eyes on Buderim, 5477 0293

Kevin Murphy session.spray, $32.95

Kevin Murphy body.builder, $35.95

STYLING TIP: Always use a styling product that contains a heat protectant when using hot tools such as a blowdryer, tongs and straighteners.

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GHD curve with limited edition rose gold roll bag, $200

Sometimes all the motivation you need to get out and get active is a hot new look.

Kevin Murphy hair.resort. spray, $32.95

Running Bare crop tops from $43.99, TogTastic, 0425 022 257 Sketchers Go Walk shoes, $119.95, Suna Shoes, 5438 0999

Drink bottles from $14.95 from King of Knives, 5443 1233

Kevin Murphy powder. puff, $36.95

Shop 3/1 King Street, Cotton Tree. Phone 5451 1300. ecohairandbody

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Leading the way in non-invasive skin, laser and body treatments Have your skin looking fit and fabulous this spring FAT REDUCTION The ultimate in fat loss treatments. Get rid of unwanted stubborn areas and tone your skin. It works and the results are amazing. $150 per area (Discounted packs of 10 available)

ASPECT PEEL WITH LED LIGHT THERAPY MASK One of the newest treatments you can receive in this clinic yet! Results driven and tailored for huge skin correction whether it be for acne, pigmentation, wrinkles or skin boosting. Includes a divine face, neck, shoulder and scalp massage. Valued at over $220. $120 + a free eyebrow sculpture and tint

RF NON SURGICAL FACELIFT WITH FRACTIONAL The ultimate for skin firming and contouring. This treatment is by far the best anti ageing treatment we can offer you and its valued at over $550 per treatment. $285 + complimentary aspect peel upgrade Valued at over $120.

GIFTS IDEAS & VOUCHERS AVAILABLE

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FRESH TAKE ON A FAVOURITE Peter Atkinson from AAP reviews the KIA RIO SPORT

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io Sport. Is it: a) something to do with next year’s Olympics; b)a special kind of athletic bra, or c) a top-selling small car? Well, if you answered all three, take a bow.

But it’s the latter that we’re here to talk about. A smart-looking midlife addition to Korean maker Kia’s small car arsenal, the Rio Sport is aimed at pumping some fresh life into an already successful model. And while Kia has impressed us no

end with its emergence as a producer of high-quality, high-value vehicles, it’s little cars like this one that in many ways still define the company. The Rio nameplate has been with Kia since the turn of the milennium, accounting for almost four million sales in that time.

That’s despite some pretty ordinary machines wearing the moniker – including the rather awkward, bulbouslooking half-wagon, half-hatchback first attempt at a hatchback, that was first to wear the nameplate. It was cheap and cheerful and looked it. Well, cheap at least. The model that replaced it in 2005 was a far more conventional, nicelystyled hatchback that helped signal Kia’s coming-of-age as a brand – and sold in numbers comparable to its Korean half-brother, the phenomenal Hyundai Getz. The current, third-generation Rio has continued that theme of all-round improvement, jumping up a couple of rungs in style, quality, technology and finish. It first hit the market in 2011 and has just undergone a midlife facelift – with the Rio Sport designation being part of that refresh. The Sport is available only in three-door configuration (other models including the newly-introduced SLi flagship version also offer a five-door hatchback) – and gets the same impressive mechanicals that we’ve previously appreciated in this model. continued on page 46>

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It’s Millsy’s Christmas Clearance! 2 Days Only This Friday & Saturday ǃ 250 vehicles must clear in 2 days ǃ 2 locations only - Ken Mills Toyota Nambour & Maroochydore ǃ With every car sold the kids get to choose a free gift from under the tree! ǃ All new cars, demonstrators and used cars are at special driveaway prices! ǃ 16 face-lifted Prado’s with the new generation turbo diesel must clear! ǃ —¹´©¶q°³»dȊ²¥²§©d³²d·©°©§¸©¨d²©»d±³¨©°·

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<from page 43 The Korean-built, 1.6-litre GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection) engine is perky and responsive with a generous 106 kilowatts on tap, backed up by a less imposing 167 Newton metres of torque. A six-speed auto is standard. It’s a drivetrain to match virtually any in this class, revving willingly while never allowing noise or harshness to become intrusive. It’s virtually the same engine as you’ll find in the funky Hyundai Veloster – and it gives the Rio spirited, zippy performance that at least partly justifies the Sport moniker. It also handles predictably with nicely-weighted steering, decent brakes and a sturdy, well-resolved ride. Inside, the ‘sport’ adornments are pretty superficial, to be honest. The automatic gearshift gets some red plastic highlights to make it look racy, while seats gain some red highlight stitching on the synthetic leather trim; and there are the obligatory alloy pedals. Cruise control, daytime running lights and alloys are also part of the bargain, while the music lovers will enjoy the Bluetooth connectivity and USB integration.

“It’s little cars like this one that in many ways still define the company”

The Sport also offers an exclusive paint colour – known as Digital Yellow – which didn’t exactly win my heart (perhaps confirming that I’m hardly in their target market). What does make the Sport worth a decent look is the suite of safety equipment generously crammed into its $21,490 pricetag. You’ll find ABS with electronic brakeforce distribution and brake assist; electronic stability control and traction control, vehicle management system, hill-start assist plus six airbags. Importantly, that makes the Rio Sport a reassuring choice for the young, first-time drivers who are likely to form a big part of its market.

For those shopping further up the tree, the new SLi ($22,990) adds leather seats, reverse parking sensors, rainsensing wipers and climate control airconditioning. The Rio has also added a new entry-level variant, the S, which for $15,990 gets less power via a 1.4-litre engine, and the choice of six-speed manual or older-style four-speed auto. There’s also an S-Premium model with upgraded equipment at $17,690 – but not until you’re prepared to pay beyond the $20,000 mark will you get the bigger, more advanced 1.6-litre engine and accompanying six-speed auto. I guess that makes it a slightly exclusive Sport as well.

KIA RIO SPORT HOW BIG? It’s a modestly-sized small hatchback, ideal for young singles, particularly because the Sport designation only offers a three-door hatchback configuration. Still, rear-seats are quite generous and easily accessed. HOW FAST? Not as fast as the Sport name might suggest, but the 1.6-litre, four-cylinder engine is a very good one. It won’t burn up the bitumen but it certainly gets the little Kia up and rolling nicely, with decent levels of quietness and refinement. HOW THIRSTY? Official thirst is 6.1L/100km which is decent for a smallish machine. The six-speed auto means it’s even more frugal on a highway trip. HOW MUCH? The tricked-up sport will cost $21,490 plus onroads; but if your budget is smaller you can buy the entry-level S for just under $16k.

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WOOMBYE WONDER SEE PAGE 51>

MOOLOOLABA UNIT 6 ‘INFINITI’ 29 BUDERIM AVENUE

OFFERS OVER $795,000

Stylish Penthouse with Panoramic Views over Mooloolaba ….. A small, private complex of six units. Take the lift to this well designed three bedroom top floor unit. The huge granite bench in the kitchen is the heart of the unit. It is fully air conditioned with access to a large rooftop deck with outstanding views. The unit has two side by side secure car parks and lock up storage for your personal use. Add a little stamp of your own to turn this lovely apartment into something that is your style. A short stroll to Alex Headland and Mooloolaba beaches with quality restaurants and cafes. INSPECT Saturday and Sunday 10am - 10:45am MOOLOOLABA (07) 5444 0800 MONIKA BEDUCKER 0418 715 639 and

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UPCOMING AUCTIONS Here’s a preview of hot auctions taking place on the Sunshine Coast in the next seven days: 2 CASTLE REIGH COURT, BUDERIM Auction on site Saturday December 5 @ 1pm Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Dominic Fernandez 0424 767 121 Melissa Fernandez 0437 461 990 93 WESTERN AVENUE, MONTVILLE Auction on site Sunday December 6 @ 3pm Elders Palmwoods Mike Burns 0418 991 702 Bev McMullin 0402 066 898

8/17 BINDAREE CRESCENT, MOOLOOLABA Auction on site Saturday December 5 @ 12pm Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526 37 ISABELLA AVE, NAMBOUR Auction on site Saturday December 5 @ 3pm REMAX Property Sales 5470 7000 Richard Krausz 0422 997 810 413 SEIB ROAD, NORTH ARM Auction on site Sunday December 6 @ 11am Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Robyne Williams 0488 999 536 Brendan McGill 0409 879 111

AUCTION RESULTS The easiest way to check out the latest auction results. Email auctions@myweeklypreview.com.au. 69 LINDSAY ROAD, BUDERIM Passed in, in post auction negotiations / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Anne Wallace 0418 769 466 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222 11 PANDOR COURT, BUDERIM SOLD PRE AUCTION / 3 bed, 1 bath, 1 car RealWay Buderim 5445 2777 Richard Tucker 0429 060 092

10 WIAN STREET, BUDERIM Passed In, 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Define Property 5478 2477 Ross Cattle 0410 625 758 3 NIMBUS DRIVE, FLAXTON Passed in / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Day & Grimes 5441 3366 Gary Langford 0412 348 533 192 MONS ROAD , MONS Passed in / 4 bed, 3 bath, 4 car RealWay Buderim 5445 2777 Marg Deighton 0411 399 514 5/31 BUDERIM AVENUE, MOOLOOLABA Passed in / 4 bed, 3 bath, 5 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Kate Jewry 0404 817 916 *As supplied by contributing real estate agencies

MONS 192 Mons Road

SEEING IS BELIEVING - THIS PROPERTY IS STUNNING This home on 8566m2 is a haven! Magnificent gardens, a forest backdrop and spectacular hinterland views. Treat yourself to an inspection! • Formal and informal living/dining areas • Country style timber kitchen with views • 4 double bedrooms, master with ensuite • Deck across the back of the home - with views • Downstairs features informal lounge area • Plus TV room, built-in bar and games room • Plus bathroom and kitchenette • Easy conversion to suit dual living • Huge 8m x 10m shed, 2 car garage and DCP • Air conditioning, solar panels, water tank

4 BED | 3 BATH | 4 CAR Inspect: Saturday 1:00 - 1:45pm Price: $1,269,000 Web: Ref No. 121047386 Marg Deighton 0411 399 514

MONS 2 Mountain Top Court

CLASSIC QUEENSLANDER IN PRIVATE LOCATION Enjoy the indoor/outdoor lifestyle on a 2000m2 block in a quiet cul de sac in a picturesque and peaceful setting. • Spacious open plan living with high ceilings and timber floors • Both formal and informal areas open onto stunning wide covered verandahs • 5 extra large bedrooms - master with ensuite • Downstairs - entertainment/media room • Double lock up garage and office or small workshop • Sparkling inground pool set in private low maintenance gardens • Close to Buderim Village with its cafes and restaurants

5 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR Inspect: Saturday 11:00 - 11:45am Price: $1,195,000 Web: Ref No. 121338950 Marg Deighton 0411 399 514

BUDDINA 12 Malkana Cresent

YOUR OWN TROPICAL, PRIVATE OASIS IN THE HEART OF BUDDINA Walk, swim, surf or kayak - this home is close to beach, river, canals, parks and shopping centre. Enjoy total privacy and security in this fully fenced, 4 bedroom home with electronic gate, located in a quiet crescent. Spacious living areas divide the master bedroom with walk in robe and ensuite to bring a very functional layout to this modern residence. Located in the Mountain Creek school catchment. Don’t delay - make this home your own oasis today.

4 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR Inspect: Saturday 10:00 - 10:30am and 2:00 - 2:30pm Auction: Forthcoming auction Leanne King 0439 910 235

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ork has begun on the $100 million Halcyon Lakeside over 50s community in Bli Bli. Earthworks are underway with construction set to start in March on the site which is located on a 13 ha parcel of land within the masterplanned Parklakes 2 community. It is the company’s first lakefront project on the Sunshine Coast. Project director Chris Carley says the developer has already received significant interest from prospective home owners. “The surrounding area is a hive of activity with work progressing on Parklakes 2 so it is an exciting time to be moving forward onsite. “Our Lakeside project will provide buyers with more choice in a growing area that is renowned for its relaxed lifestyle, great amenities and popularity with retirees.’’ Sunshine Coast councillor Steve Robinson says the

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Councillor Steve Robinson with project director Chris Carley. project is a coup for Bli Bli. “The project will provide diversity in the suburb’s housing options and meet demand for quality, affordable homes for seniors. “It’s great to see the project going ahead at the hands of a developer which has forged a strong and enduring presence in the area.”

HOME BUILDING FIGURES The Housing Industry Association’s latest research predicts new home building may have reached a summit. Chief economist Dr Harley Dale says there was a record 212,000 dwelling commencements in 2014/2015. He says a key message from the Spring 2015 Housing Industry Association National Outlook is that

2015/16 will be another very healthy year for commencements. “Renovations investment is forecast to grow by 3.7 per cent in 2015/16 following marginal growth – from a decade low – over the last two years,” he says. “Meanwhile the rate of growth in residential property prices has peaked, in our assessment.’’

More than 450 residents are expected to call new Sippy Downs residential development Flame Tree Pocket home. The first intake of residents are now moving into the estate, which sold the first four stages in record time. Reed Property Group chief executive Jay Emmerton says he looks forward to seeing the community come to life over the coming weeks as construction continues on stages one and two. “With rental vacancies remaining tight and weekly rents on the incline, it’s no surprise many Sunshine Coast residents have turned their attention to purchasing property and stepping out of the rental market,’’ he says. He says figures show that more than $14 million in Great Start Grants — a $15,000 government-funded incentive to buy or build a new home — had been awarded to first home buyers on the Sunshine Coast. “The Sunshine Coast is certainly seeing its fair share of buyers taking advantage of this offering, with close to 1,000 applications having been approved since the initiative launched in 2012. “We have already seen several first-home owners take advantage of what Flame Tree Pocket has on offer and we expect this number will continue to rise as the demand for affordable housing escalates on the Coast.”

THE NATURAL SELECTION 25 LUXURY TERRACE HOMES | FROM $495,000* If you’ve ever dreamt of an idyllic Sunshine Coast lifestyle, this is quite simply the best choice you could ever make. Located at the foothills of Mt Coolum and surrounded by verdant, lush outlooks, Serene is a whisper quiet locale that’s only a gentle walk from the beach.

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Featuring striking 2 storey architecturally designed residences with modern quality finishes throughout, Serene Terrace Homes have private courtyards where you can unwind and enjoy all that life has to offer.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST TODAY sereneterraces.com.au | 1800 688 530 *Prices current as at December 2015 and subject to change. Final pricing depends on selected inclusions and contract terms. Buyers should make their own enquiries.

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Open Sunday from 2.00pm - 2.45pm | Auction on site this Sunday 6th December at 3.00pm Rare Find in Sought After Location • First time on the market in 30 years! • Impeccably presented character A-frame home • Permanent creek and bore, 8.5 acres • Lifestyle opportunity with many options & choices

• So close to Montville village, now available • Idyllic weekender or guest cottage • This is one of those ‘feel good’ properties • Great chance to secure lifestyle acreage

Mike Burns 0418 991 702 & Bev McMullin 0402 066 898 Elders Palmwoods Web Id 8933024

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The Perfect Family Home – Packed With Features!! • Modern kitchen with ceramic cooktop, wall oven, stainless steel dishwasher and rangehood • Good sized master bedroom with ensuite • Pristine main bathroom with shower and bath + separate toilet • Reverse cycle air conditioned living area • Single lockup garage + side access to yard to 800m2 block • Two large undercover entertaining areas overlook inground pool • Refurbished granny flat with kitchen, lounge, bedroom and ensuite

OPEN HOME: Saturday 5th December 11-11.30am VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AUCTION: On site Saturday 12th December at 12noon AGENT: Leisa Parsons-Young 0413 955 582

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12 MALKANA CRESENT, BUDDINA 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Forthcoming auction Realway Caloundra 5436 0700 Leanne King 0439 910 235

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WEST WOOMBYE, 20 White Cedar Place

Under Bank Valuation! Modern Home, HUGE 16m x 9m Shed, 2.5 Acres Stunning home, committed sellers, just minutes to schools and shops. The ultimate lifestyle - private country living with modern luxuries and loads of features, including HUGE shed, ideal for tradies or business owners. • Large open plan 330m2 home, including 3 indoor living areas • 4 big bedrooms plus office, magnificent outdoor living space • Super-sized master bedroom, walk in robe, spa, dual vanity • 16m x 9m shed with high doors, kitchen and bathroom, hard stand • Water tanks, bore, irrigation system, well established gardens • Very private, quiet court, fully fenced, camera security 50 My Weekly Preview | December 4, 2015

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Jason Stock 0411 123 888 For more details visit www.outstandingagents.com.au ID:14207005

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WONDERFUL WOOMBYE Luxury Luxury Luxu ry lliving ivin iv ing g wi with th p plenty lent le nty y of rroom oom oo m to move ve Th This is h ome om e is convenient, con onve veni nien entt move. home quiet, and very private. Located at Plantation Rise Estate on half-anacre. A 6 year old modern home which is 295-square metres. Includes 4.2 kw solar, solar hot water, and air conditioning. Open plan living and purpose-designed media room. Luxurious master suite, ensuites and spa. Inground pool adjoins deck.

14 PLANTATION RISE DRIVE, WOOMBYE 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Auction on site Saturday December 12 @ 12noon Riddell Real Estate 5442 1888 Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599

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8 Undara Street, Sunshine Cove. A winning home.

Corner Duplex Opportunity - Eli Lane, Mackenzie

• Second level has master & ensuite plus two more bedrooms, each with built in robes. A fourth bedroom, or office is situated on the ground floor with separate guest bathroom. • Stone features throughout the kitchen, bathrooms and ensuite, plus LED lighting point to the high quality finishes used.

• Proposed Lot 95, offers a rare duplex, development opportunity within our stunning Mackenzie Precinct for the astute buyer. • This freehold lot offers generous setbacks providing you with diverse building opportunities. • Expected titles due late 2015, providing you plenty of time to plan and design.

• Appliances by Hafele include oven, induction cooktop, fully integrated dishwasher and dual zone wine fridge. Perfect for the entertainer.

• Buying off the plan now will secure this great investment or lifestyle opportunity. • A Material Change of Use Code Assessable Application will be required to secure duplex rights.

• Fully ducted, Samsung dual control air conditioning provides year round living comfort.

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space and style overlooking stunning water views at 8 serenity circuit, sunshine cove! Meticulously designed and built with a focus on lifestyle and the amazing views.

• Ducted air conditioning and fans throughout for year round comfort.

• Generous master bedroom overlooking the water with walk in robe, ensuite and balcony.

• Undercover timber entertaining deck with external blinds makes the most of its stunning lakeside and Buderim views.

• Three more bedrooms upstairs, two with balconies overlooking Sarina’s central park. • Entertainers kitchen with walk in pantry featuring stainless steel cooker, dishwasher and easy care stone benches.

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BUDERIM 207 Ballinger Rd Imagine a lifestyle where you live only 5 minutes from the centre of Buderim, your kids can walk to Matthew Flinders and you have an array of sporting fields literally at your doorstop, all the while you come home to the most unique and architecturally inspiring resort style multilevel timber home, exuding complete privacy. From the moment you enter the home you are greeted by the high cathedral centrepiece window that transcends the lounge and dining area with easy access to the chefs kitchen with granite benchtops and quality appliances. You will feel like you are living in your own private sanctuary, on the spacious 5053 sqm allotment which is treed at the front of the property to give maximum privacy yet is fairly low maintenance.

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“We always knew we had a great boss and this just proves again what a wonderful person Dian is.” “We have all chipped in to get a huge stretch limo down to Brisbane so the excitement can start as soon as we leave the Coast” Dian Thomas says it’s just a small token of her appreciation. “We have all worked really hard this year and everyone has put in long hours.” Sunland Property Management and Sales continues to grow with sales in the millions every month and property rentals growing every week. The team looks forward to working with their valued clients again in 2016.

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accommodation this classy home provides 3 bedrooms all with their own deck access and views, office, open plan lounge and dining, beautiful bamboo floors, quality appliances and air conditioning throughout. an entertainers dream, there is seamless indoor/outdoor flow from the main living through to multiple decks, with a distinctly different feel and viewing aspect.

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features a flat low maintenance courtyard allows a spacious feel, and a trendy plunge pool is discreetly located. situated on a completely fenced 2 acres with absolutely minimal maintenance, this thai inspired home has some of the most gorgeous coastal and hinterland views available.

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AUCTION A TRUE “ONE OF A KIND” – ASIAN INSPIRED BEAUTY 10 Tanawha Road, Tanawha ‘Bassingbourn’ is an iconic Tanawha home that offers privacy, contemporary style, tasteful Asian influences and modern convenience. Expansive lawns, multiple water features and winding paths sit beside tropical trees and garden beds. The kitchen features a butler’s scullery, food pantry and stone benchtops. The master retreat features underfloor heating and a huge ensuite including a bath that sits in a glass-surrounded alcove. The detached retreat provides a private study and a temperature-controlled wine tasting room. A floodlit tennis court, pool and huge Bali-style entertaining pavilion complete the picture.

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Minutes to Sunshine Coast University 10 minutes to Mooloolaba beach Balinese touches Tranquil water features 1000m2 under roof One-of-a-kind wine cellar Town, tank and bore water

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5 Bed | 5 Bath | 4 Car

Auction: On site, Saturday December 12th at 3pm Inspect: Sat 1-2pm & Tues 5.30-6.30pm Craig Porter 0411 554 880 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222

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AUCTION SHEER INDULGENT LIVING 2 Castle Reigh Court, Buderim Positioned in one of the most premier courts of Buderim is this exquisite, resort style entertainer. Contouring the generous 931m2 allotment, this single level stunning residence is the pinnacle in designer living and is on the market for the first time in almost 12 years. High ceilings, curved walls and strategic lighting enhance the large open spaces in neutral smart tones. The home has been designed for entertaining with the living, dining and alfresco areas fusing together effortlessly. This amazing residence will be sold on or before auction day, do not delay, make your intentions clear! (Due to the number of requests, please provide half a days advanced notice to inspect)

5 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car

• Grand driveway and entrance • Beautiful natural pool setting • Ducted vacuum throughout • Secure remote gate • Large laundry with plenty of storage • High ceilings and curved walls • Fifth room can be utilised as office

Auction: On site, Saturday December 5th at 1pm Inspect: Sat 12.30-1pm Dom Fernandez 0424 767 121 Mel Fernandez 0437 461 990

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AUCTION YOUR TICKET TO RARE MOOLOOLABA DEEP WATER LIVING 5 Culbara Street, Mooloolaba Culbara Street, the private cul-de-sac in the heart of Mooloolaba Deep Water may just be one of the most tightly held and desirable streets on the Sunshine Coast. This beautiful large 2 level family home sits proudly upon its 698m2 block, with a stunning northerly aspect to the water and only moments to the mouth of the Mooloolah River. A masterfully built home with high ceilings and stunning voids offers an abundance of natural light throughout. Dream living will become a reality with the convenience this location offers as this home is an easy walk to Mooloolaba beach, shops and restaurants, as well as access to world class waterways from your very own backyard.

5 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car

• Expansive family home • North facing water frontage • 6m pontoon with direct ocean access • Superb waterfront entertaining areas • Sparkling salt water pool • Enviable lifestyle and location • An opportunity not to be missed

Auction: Forthcoming Auction Inspect: Saturday 2-2.45pm Alan Riley 0422 723 719

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MORE LIKE A HOME THAN A BRAND NEW DUPLEX 69 Lindsay Road, Buderim

3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car

Ideally positioned on the top of Buderim and within an easy, all level stroll to the village, these brand spanking new contemporary duplexes are up for immediate sale. The level of thought in the design and high quality finishes will be obvious upon inspection. The combination of natural light and soft, neutral tones, add to the sense of space. In fact, duplex one has 245m2 of living area, whilst duplex two enjoys 221m2. Both consist of three bedrooms and two bathrooms and duplex one also boasts a study. There is even room for the large van/motor home or boat and both have good sized off street parking. Please act quickly as the serious seller wants immediate action.

• Short walk to village, cafes and restaurants • Room for van/motorhome/boat • Master with walk-in-robe and ensuite • Quality fixtures throughout • North facing alfresco areas • Air conditioned

Price: Buyers in the $700,000’s Inspect: Sat 11-11.45pm Anne Wallace 0418 769 466 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222

AUCTION 40 ACRES – TWO STUNNING HOMES – AUCTION SUNDAY 413 Seib Road, North Arm Forget all previous pricing. Auction is this Sunday & it will be SOLD! Acreage this special and of this calibre rarely comes to market. Don’t miss your chance to own 40 lush acres, fully fenced and divided into a number of paddocks, currently running cattle and horses. This beautiful property offers a truly unparalleled lifestyle with a resort style inground pool and two stunning homes. The first home is a majestic five bedroom Queenslander, and the second is an equally stunning ‘as new’ three bedroom home. One of the most picturesque acreage properties you will see, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity not to be missed. Must sell this Sunday at auction if not before. (Enter via Wegner Road)

8 Bed | 4 Bath | 12 Car

• 40 fully fenced fertile acres • Majestic five bedroom Queenslander • Additional spacious three bedroom home • Resort style inground pool and spa • Three sheds and four bay machinery shed • Bore, dam, stables and cattle yards • 5 mins to Eumundi, 15 mins to Coast

Auction: On site, Sunday December 6th at 11am Inspect: Sat 2-2.45pm & Sun 10.30-11am Robyne Williams 0488 999 536 Brendan McGill 0409 879 111

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OWNERS BOUGHT ELSEWHERE – NEED RESULT NOW! 35 Bellanboe Circuit, Pelican Waters This is your last chance to acquire this luxury Waterfront home at well below replacement cost, as we have an executive tenant in place ready to sign a lease. The owner is encouraging all offers as their preference is to sell! This architectually designed home epitomises elite waterfront living at its finest and yet is warm, practical and inviting. There is truly something for everyones’ tastes - great living spaces, separation for a growing family, alfresco entertaining, private pool, pontoon, security, 3 car. What more could you possibly need, all at a fantastic price. Very rarely does a property of this calibre get given away. Circumstances dictate a preferred quick sale!

4+ Bed | 3+ Bath | 3+ Car

• 880m lot, 20m frontage, 530m living • Separate guest / childrens wing • Ducted air / security / pontoon / solar • Three separate living zones • Owners packed and ready to go • An opportunity not to be missed • Owner is encouraging all offers! 2

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AUCTION SPACIOUS PENTHOUSE- SMALL RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX - AUCTION SATURDAY MIDDAY 8/17 Bindaree Crescent, Mooloolaba

3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car

Superior design Penthouse for owner occupiers which is located in a quiet crescent and just a short stroll to the Mooloolaba beachfront. This is an ideal home to downsize to or a move to a lockup-and-leave apartment which has everything a home needs with security, but without the upkeep. Featuring spacious open plan living, a huge shady balcony where you can relax and take in the Mooloolah River views, a large rooftop terrace with easy internal access which boasts a spa, BBQ and sink; summer doesn’t get any better. Level access double garage plus large lockable storage area, sparkling I/g pool, low BC costs, this Penthouse is the perfect choice. Owners relocating.

• Private rooftop terrace • Penthouse apartment - river views • Large open plan entertaining spaces • Ducted air conditioning throughout • Secure double car parking • Small residential building • Low Body Corporate rates

Auction: On site, Saturday December 5th at 12pm Inspect: Sat 11.30-12pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526

AUCTION NEW MOOLOOLABA HOME IN TIME FOR SUMMER! 32 Parkway Drive, Mooloolaba

4 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car

This NEW build (1 ½ years old) home is positioned in the heart of Mooloolaba. The pitched ceilings and open plan layout creates a serious ‘wow’ factor! Just a short walk to the best beaches, shops, restaurants & cafes on offer so you’ll want to act fast to secure this amazing Sunshine Coast lifestyle. Genuine seller, will be sold on or before auction!

Auction: On site, Saturday December 12th at 2pm Inspect: Saturday 1-1.45pm Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837 Bree Charles 0416 435 391

AUCTION FRESHLY RENOVATED BEACHSIDE HOME - SERIOUS SELLERS! 37 Lapoinya Crescent, Warana

3 Bed | 1.5 Bath | 1+ Car

Freshly renovated for the new owners to enjoy. Just completed and transformed into a modern beach house. Open and spacious living zones with stylish kitchen, undercover entertaining area. Unique side access, shed, large and fenced back yard. Walk to the beach, parks shops, cafes and more. Offers considered before auction. Serious sellers, act now!

Auction: On site, Saturday December 12th at 4.30pm Inspect: Sat 11.45-12.30pm & 2.30-3pm Bree Charles 0416 435 391

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Immaculately presented residence over one level with lake and golf views. A spacious, comfortable home with a functional floor plan offering separation and flow including four beds + office and multiple living zones. Side access and generous back yard provides plenty of room for van, boat, trailer and pool. A home representing great value - worth a look!

Price: Offers over $725,000 Inspect: Saturday 12-12.30pm .HUUL-RKQVWRQ 6DOO\0XOKHDUQ

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Located on top of Buderim in a small complex of three townhouses. This property is kept private by a wall of leafy green trees and bush, while still allowing the beautiful blue of the ocean to peep through. The property is in immaculate condition and has been lovingly maintained. It also has its own deck to sit and relax and enjoy home time!

Price: Buyers in the $400,000â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Inspect: Sat 11-11.30pm & Wed 12.30-1.30pm 9LFNL&RRSHU

CALL KAREN STEHR NEXT 1300 400 777

YOUR NEXT HOME IS OPEN FOR INSPECTION BATTERY HILL

Sat 1-1.30pm - 6 Kumala Street Listed At $439,000 - Andrew Dyce

BIRTINYA

Sat 2-2.30pm - 12 Macon Street Offers Over $699,000 - Dana Paxton

BUDDINA

6DWSP3DFLĂŞF%RXOHYDUG Please Contact Agent - Karen Jones 6DWSP3DFLĂŞF%RXOHYDUG Please Contact Agent - Karen Jones

BUDERIM Sat 10-10.30am - 3 Sylvan Street Priced to Sell - Anne Wallace 6DWSP%DOOLQJHU&RXUW %X\HUV,QWKHĂ&#x161;V9LFNL&RRSHU 6DWDP2QNDUD6WUHHW For Sale At $1,100,000 - Dean Stewart Sat 11-11.45am - 69 Lindsay Road %X\HUV,QWKHĂ&#x161;V$QQH:DOODFH Sat 12-12.30pm - 9 St Martins Terrace %X\HUV,QWKHĂ&#x161;V-RGLH+HGOH\:DUG Sat 12.15-12.45pm - 2 Serenity Court %X\HUVLQWKH0LGĂ&#x161;V$QQH:DOODFH 6DWSP&DVWOH5HLJK&RXUW Auction Sat at 1pm - Dom Fernandez Sat 12.30-1pm - 6 Kerenjon Avenue %X\HUVIURPWKH+LJKĂ&#x161;V5LFKDUG(VSUD\ :HG'HFWKSP%DOOLQJHU&RXUW %X\HUV,QWKHĂ&#x161;V9LFNL&RRSHU

BURNSIDE

Sat 12.30-1pm - 97 Perwillowen Road Auction Sat at 1pm - Robyne Williams

CURRIMUNDI

6DWDP/DNHVLGH&UHVFHQW Listed At $405,000 - Linda Weaver 6DWDP/DNHVLGH&UHVFHQW Listed At $354,000 - Carol Carr

FOREST GLEN

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KINGS BEACH

Sat 11-11.30pm - 16/50 King Street 2IIHUV2YHU.HUUL-RKQVWRQ

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MOUNTAIN CREEK

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NAMBOUR

Sat 9.30-10.30am - 161 Howard Street /RZWR0LGĂ&#x161;V5RE\QH:LOOLDPV

NORTH ARM Sat 2-2.45pm - 413 Seib Road Auction Sun at 11am - Robyne Williams Sun 10.30am - 413 Seib Road Auction at 11am - Robyne Williams

Alan Riley 0422 723 719

John Skerlak 0413 441 834

Andrew Dyce 0410 504 764

Kate Jewry 0404 817 916

Sat 2.30-3pm - 26 Forest Ridge Avenue 0LGWR+LJKĂ&#x161;V'RP)HUQDQGH]

Anne Wallace 0418 769 466

Karen Jones 0405 122 526

Sat 10-10.30am - 10/239 Kawana Way 0LGĂ&#x161;V-RGLH+HGOH\:DUG Sat 2.30-3pm - 22/2 Grand Parade 0LGĂ&#x161;V-RGLH+HGOH\:DUG Sat 3.15-4pm - 6 Cayman Place 0LGWR+LJK0LOOLRQV.DUHQ-RQHV

Bree Charles 0416 435 391

Kerri Johnston 0412 580 184

Brendan McGill 0409 879 111

Kristin Hosking 0427 244 466

Carol Carr 0435 807 324

Kylie Tredrea 0402 240 687

Craig Porter 0411 554 880

Linda Feltman 0412 805 362

Dana Paxton 0416 792 364

Linda Weaver 0477 774 741

Danyell Sparksman 0421 670 696

Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222

Dean Stewart 0412 530 258

Mel Fernandez 0437 461 990

David Hedley-Ward 0406 011 123

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Dom Fernandez 0424 767 121

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Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837

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Sat 10-10.45am - 7 Teal Court Please Contact Agent - Karen Jones Sat 10-10.45am - 24 Jabiru Drive Offers Over $650,000 - Karen Jones

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PROPERTY

SPACE IN PELICAN WATERS

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erfect for entertaining or relaxing. The flowing floor plan, is an ideal family home offering the ultimate in spacious, modern living. A large kitchen is the home’s meeting point offering easy access to entertaining areas, and also adjoins the laundry and double garage. Large dining and family rooms. Covered outdoor entertaining area. The main bedroom is positioned as a separate wing and is more than king size with accompanying walk-in-robe and private ensuite, featuring a shower, vanity and corner spa. Fully fenced open grassed area backing onto the golf course.

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6 WEBB ELLIS COURT, PELICAN WATERS 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Offers over $725,000 Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Kerri Johnston 0412 580 184 Sally Mulhearn 0422 228 320

5442 1888 Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE

CHEVALLUM 410 CHEVALLUM ROAD

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½ ACRE MODERN LUXURY - POOL, SHED, PRIVACY+ • Convenient, quiet, very private – Plantation Rise Estate on ½ acre • A 6 year old spectacular modern home - 295m2 4.2 kw solar, solar hot water, air conditioning • Open plan living, purpose designed media room • Luxurious master suite, ensuite, spa, robing • Inground pool next to stylish outdoor deck • Owner is down sizing – serious seller!

Fantastic lifestyle property ... it can be yours The owner will consider offers before auction INSPECT: Saturday 12-12.40pm AUCTION: Saturday 12th December at 12pm, on site CONTACT: Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599

ACREAGE LIVING IN CHEVALLUM - OWNER WANTS IT SOLD • Four private hectares with a large 4 bedroom solid brick, lowset family home • Close to Chevallum Primary and Sunshine Coast Grammar schools, Forest Glen and Palmwoods • With minor improvements to the land, this could be transformed into a truly beautiful horse property • Complete with dam and 21m x 9m shed

• The home is private to the remaining land, privatised with mature gardens • Motivated, retired owners ready to sell! INSPECT: Saturday and Sunday 1-1.40pm AUCTION: Saturday 12th December at 2pm, on site Contact: John Pyne 0418 710 209 Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412

Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412 | Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599 | John Pyne 0418 710 209

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PROPERTY

CLASSIFIEDS HOUSES FOR SALE Real Estate

RENTALS

2/18 Blackall St, WOOMBYE

5442 1888

OPEN FOR INSPECTIONS & BEST BUYS PALMWOODS: 19 Colsak Close Sat 11-11.40 1st home or investment. Highset, solid 4 brm home, 2 bath, 2 car accom. New to the market! Positioned at the end of a cul de sac. Close to Palmwoods township and Woombye. Will not last! $ 415,000.00

WOOMBYE: 31a Blackall St

Sat 11- 11.40

In the heart of Woombye! 3 brms, 2 bath, lounge, dining combined + good sized kitchen. Patio areas front & back. Potential plus! Neat and tidy, walk to everything. Owner occupier $425,000 or investor. Position, position!

WOOMBYE: 14 Plantation Rise Dr Sat 12-12.40 Auction Sat 12th Dec on site at 12.00 Absolute hot buy! Modern luxury. 4 brm home, 2bath, 2car + pool, shed and privacy! 295m2 (approx) under roof, open plan living, media room + more! Private 1/2 acre.

BUDERIM LIFESTYLE Relaxx in your Relax Rela you ourr very very o own wn p paradise arad ar adis ise e in B Buderim. uderim im Come Co me hom ome e to tthis hiss qu hi quie iett cu cul l de sac tto o home quiet cul-de-sac celebrate nature. Relax to the cacophony of birdlife and watch the kangaroos lazing in the shade of the garden. There’s a reserve behind and a small group of shops and restaurants are within walking distance. Beautiful timber floors add to the character of this well maintained home. You could rent out the downstairs unit to assist with the mortgage.

SIPPY DOWNS: 3 Peppermint Pl Sun 12 -12.40

6 KIMBARRA COURT, BUDERIM 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Auction on site Saturday December 12 @ 12noon Belle Property Buderim 5445 6722 Jan Withers 0403 737 790

Family home. 4 brms, ensuite + sep. media room ,2 car accomm + outdoor entertaining. Well designed, modern home. Close to public & private schools, University of the Sunshine $ 549,000 Coast and local conveniences.

HUNCHY: 196 Hunchy Rd

Sat 12- 12.40

Hinterland retreat. Quiet and private offering many options for the family. 4 brms, 2 bath, ig pool, ½ tennis court, 5 car accommodation. Bush tracks lead to running creeks and rock Buyers mid to high $800,000’s pools.

CHEVALLUM: 410 Chevallum Rd Sat & Sun 1-1.40 Solid, large, 4brm home, 2bathrooms, 2 car accomm + shed + dam. Approx. 4 hectares. Private, quiet, sought after position. Not to be missed! Could transform to great horse property.

Auction Sat 12th Dec on site at 2pm MAPLETON: 78 Spring Pastures Dr Sat 2-2.40 1st class quality throughout. Stylish, modern lifestyle geared for horse lovers and those seeking privacy and ambience. 3.85 acres, fully fenced. Extensive list of inclusions, impressive property!

Buyer interest from $795,000 Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412 John Pyne 0418 710 209 Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599

HOUSES FOR SALE

LITTLE MOUNTAIN $360pw 1 1 2 Brand new unit in new area, close to schools and handy to all amenities. Unit offers air conditioning and ceiling fans, with lovely fenced lawned courtyard. Small pet on application. Available 7 Dec. 1 1 2 LITTLE MOUNTAIN $375pw Brand new unit close to the new Kawana Health Hub, schools, cafes and shops. Air conditioning, security screens, fully fenced. Small pet on application Available 7 Dec. WARANA $380pw 1 1 2 Sit back and relax on your private balcony and enjoy the 180 degree view out over the water. In a zoned commercial complex, perfect for the professional working from home. No pets. Available now. BOKARINA $400pw 2 2 3 Be one of the first to view this property and book your inspection today, being so close to the beach you wont want to miss the opportunity. Close to schools, transport and major shops. No pets. Available 9 Dec. BUDERIM $440pw 2 2 3 Leafy street with panoramic views, easily maintained brick home. Large back yard with a great undercover area for summer entertaining. Pets on application. Available 5 Feb. 2 2 3 MERIDAN PLAINS $450pw Brand new unit, close to schools, handy to all amenities. Air conditioning and ceiling fans, lovely fenced lawned courtyard. Small pet on application. Available 7 Jan. 2 2 LITTLE MOUNTAIN $465pw 3 Brand new unit, close to schools and handy to all amenities. Air conditioning, ceiling fans, fenced lawned courtyard. Small pet on application. Available now. MERIDAN PLAINS $470pw 2 2 4 Quality home located close to the school and family parks. Air conditioned, gas cooking, dishwasher, fully fenced, pets on application. Available 20 Jan. 1 1 MAROOCHYDORE $470pw 4 This home is set on the second level and is ideally located in the heart of Maroochydore. Ideal for someone who works from home as there is an office space separate from the home. No pets, Available now. 2 2 3 LITTLE MOUNTAIN $475pw Brand new unit in new area. Close to schools and handy to all amenities. Unit offers air conditioning and ceiling fans with lovely fenced courtyard. Spacious and has plenty of storage and garden space. Available 7 Dec. 2 2 MOUNTAIN CREEK $495pw 4 New home in new area handy to all amenities. Air conditioned and fully screened with a security door on the front. Pets on application. Available 10 Dec. MOUNTAIN CREEK $500pw 2 2 3 This neat Brightwater home features good sized bedrooms plus large study. Split system air conditioning, good quality appliances and ample cupboards to the kitchen. Fully fenced, no pets. Available 8 Dec. BUDERIM $530pw 2 2 3 Large family home in a quiet bush location. Features open plan living, deck, well appointed kitchen and security screens throughout. Located in a quiet cul de sac, pets on application. Available now. MINYAMA $650pw 2 3 3 Freshly renovated family home with air conditioning and ceiling fans to most rooms. New paint, floor coverings, appliances and window coverings. No Pets. Available now.

PH: 5437 8806 www.platinumproperties.net.au platinum@platinumproperties.net.au

RELAX IN CHEVALLUM Co mfortabl f ble home, convenient conveniient llocation, ocatiion, roo om to Comfortable room move. Four private hectares with a large 4 bedroom solid brick, lowset family home. Close to Chevallum Primary and Sunshine Coast Grammar schools, Forest Glen and Palmwoods. With minor improvements to the land, this could be transformed into a truly beautiful horse property. Complete with dam ad 21m x 9m shed. The home is private to the remaining land, and has mature gardens. Motivated, retired owners are ready to sell.

Horse property WANTED 410 CHEVALLUM ROAD, CHEVALLUM 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Auction on site Saturday December 12 @ 2pm Riddell Real Estate 5442 1888 John Pyne 0418 710 209 Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412

Do you know someone who has a property to suit our buyers? They need 5 plus acres to suit their animals. Any area and any style home within 30 mins of Nambour Up to $600,000 - prefer mid $500,000 range.

READY TO BUY NOW

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TV GUIDE

ABC (CH2)

SEVEN (CH6)

WIN (CH8)

TEN (CH52)

SBS (CH3)

FRIDAY

6.15pm Pointless. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 A Taste Of Landline. Hosted by Pip Courtney. 8.30 DCI Banks. (M) Banks tackles a studentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s murder. 10.00 A Moody Christmas. (PG) 10.35 Lateline.

6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Better Homes And Gardens Summer. 8.30 MOVIE Double Jeopardy. (1999) (M) Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood. A woman learns her husband staged his own death.

6pm News. 7.00 WIN News. 7.30 Customs. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Licence To Kill. (1989) (M) Timothy Dalton, Carey Lowell, Robert Davi. 11.15 MOVIE Any Which Way You Can. (1980) (M) Clint Eastwood, Geoffrey Lewis, Sondra Locke.

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Living Room. (PG) 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. Guests include Johnny Depp. 9.30 Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Gala. (M) Hosted by Joel Creasey. 11.00 The Project.

6pm Rachel Khooâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cosmopolitan Cook. 6.30 World News. 7.30 MOVIE The Adventures Of Tintin. (2011) (PG) Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig. 9.30 Richard III: The King In The Car Park. (PG) Documents the search for Richard IIIâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s remains.

SATURDAY

7pm News. 7.30 New Tricks. (PG) A lottery winnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s body is found. 8.30 Breathless. (PG) Angela succumbs to her feelings for Otto. 9.20 Miniseries: Undeniable. (M) Part 1 of 3. 10.05 Happy Valley. (M) 11.00 Agony Aunts. (PG)

6pm News. 7.00 MOVIE Matilda. (1996) (PG) Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman. 9.10 MOVIE Kindergarten Cop. (1990) (M) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed. A detective goes undercover as a teacher.

6pm News. 7.00 Schools Spectacular. (PG) Featuring dance and musical performances. 10.00 Pink! Live In Australia. (M) From Melbourneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Rod Laver Arena. 11.20 MOVIE Singles. (1992) (M) Bridget Fonda, Matt Dillon, Bill Pullman.

6pm Modern Family. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Vet. (PG) 7.30 David Attenboroughâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Natural Curiosities. 8.00 David Attenboroughâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Natural Curiosities. 8.30 MOVIE Avatar. (2009) (M) Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana. 11.45 48 Hours. (M)

6.30pm World News. 7.30 Wild Amazon: Savage Realm. (PG) Part 2 of 2. 8.30 MOVIE Blue Jasmine. (2013) (M) Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard. A New York socialite moves to San Francisco. 10.20 RocKwiz. (PG)

SUNDAY

6pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.00 News. 7.40 Doctor Who. (PG) The Doctor returns to Gallifrey. 8.45 Inspector George Gently. (M) Gently investigates a girlâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s murder. 10.15 Humans. (M) Hobb reveals his master plan. 11.00 Andy Warhol. (M)

6pm News. 7.00 Sunday Night. 8.00 The Force: Behind The Line. (PG) 8.30 Blindspot. (M) Jane and Wellerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s relationship is tested. 9.30 Quantico. (M) The trainees attend a lecture by a proďŹ ler. 10.30 Greyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Anatomy. (M)

6pm News. 7.00 60 Minutes. Current affairs program. 8.00 Christmas With The Australian Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Weekly. (PG) Hosted by Georgie Gardner. 9.00 The Mentalist. (M) Jane looks into an old murder case. 11.00 Person Of Interest. (M)

6pm Family Feud: Sunday. 6.30 Modern Family. (PG) 7.30 TBL Families. (PG) Hosted by Fiona Falkiner. 8.30 Limitless. Naz is suspected of funding terrorism. 9.30 NCIS. (M) A stolen drone is linked to a terrorist. 10.30 MOVIE Hitchcock. (2012) (M)

6.30pm World News. 7.35 Greeks, Romans, Vikings: Romans â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Founders Of Europe. (PG) Part 2 of 3. 8.35 Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery. Explores the life of Jesus Christ. 10.10 Inquisition: The Tudor Heretics. (MA15+)

MONDAY

7pm News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Back Roads. 8.30 Foreign Correspondent: #BlackLivesMatter. A look at Black Lives Matter. 9.30 The Divorce. (M) 9.55 Slow Train Through Africa With Griff Rhys Jones.

6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 8.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) Amy tries to help Sheldon. 9.00 MOVIE Meet The Fockers. (2004) (M) Teri Polo, Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro. A manâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s family meets his ďŹ anceeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s family.

6pm News. 7.00 WIN News. 7.30 The Embassy. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Fugitive. (1993) (M) Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward. A man is wrongly convicted of murder. 11.10 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 TBL Families. 8.30 CSI: Cyber. (M) Nine planes suffers a wi-ďŹ attack. 9.30 Homeland. Allison is interrogated. 10.30 NCIS: New Orleans. (M) 11.30 The Project.

6pm Rachel Khooâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cosmopolitan Cook. 6.30 News. 7.30 Chasing Pluto. 8.30 Meteor Strike: Fireball From Space. (PG) A look at the dangers of asteroids. 9.35 24 Hours In Police Custody: Age Concern. (M)

TUESDAY

6.15pm Pointless. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Catalyst. A look at sharks. 8.40 Restoration Man. Presented by George Clarke. 9.30 The Divorce. (PG) Part 2 of 4. 9.55 The Agony Ofâ&#x20AC;Ś (M) 10.35 Jimmy Fallon. (PG)

6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 8.00 Aussie Barbecue Heroes. (PG) 9.15 Ramsayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kitchen Nightmares USA. (M) Presented by Gordon Ramsay. 10.15 What Really Happens In Thailand. (M)

6pm News. 7.00 WIN News. 7.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.00 Kalgoorlie Cops. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Mr & Mrs Smith. (2005) (M) Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Vince Vaughn. A couple hide their jobs from each other. 11.00 Mom. (M)

6pm Family Feud. Hosted by Grant Denyer. 6.30 The Project. A look at the dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s news. 7.30 TBL Families. Hosted by Fiona Falkiner. 9.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) An old acquaintance asks for help. 11.30 The Project.

6pm Kylie Kwong. 6.30 News. 7.30 British Gardens In Time. 8.30 Insight. Presented by Jenny Brockie. 9.30 Dateline. 10.00 World News. 10.30 The Fall. (M)

WEDNESDAY

7pm News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Would I Lie To You? At Christmas. 8.30 Miss Fisherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Murder Mysteries. (M) An RAAF ofďŹ cer goes missing. 9.30 The Divorce. 9.55 The Musketeers. (M)

6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) Leah and Zac tie the knot. 8.30 5th AACTA Awards. (M) Coverage of the ďŹ fth annual Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards. 10.30 The Player. (M)

6pm News. 7.00 WIN News. 7.30 RBT. (PG) 8.00 Ready For Takeoff. (PG) 8.30 Bangkok Airport. (M) 9.30 Victoriaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Secret Fashion Show 2015. 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 Extra.

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Modern Family. (PG) 8.00 Modern Family. 8.30 Madam Secretary. Elizabeth prepares to deliver a speech. 9.30 The Good Wife. 10.30 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 11.30 The Project.

6pm Kylie Kwong. 6.30 World News. 7.30 Extreme Railway Journeys: One Way Ticket To Siberia. 8.30 Kebab Kings. (MA15+) Part 3 of 3. 9.30 Fargo. Lou faces jurisdictional politics. 10.25 World News.

THURSDAY

YOUR PRIME TIME TV GUIDE

6.15pm Pointless. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 QI Christmas Special. (PG) 8.30 Adam Hills: Happyism. (M) Stand-up comedy show. 9.20 The Divorce. 9.50 Please Like Me. (M) 10.25 Jimmy Fallon. (PG)

6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Mighty Cruise Ships. 8.00 Air Rescue. (PG) 8.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) The girls play Dungeons & Dragons. 9.30 The Goldbergs. (PG) Beverly plans her own vow renewal. 10.30 The Amazing Race. (PG)

6pm News. 7.00 WIN News. 7.30 Great Getaways. (PG) 8.30 Teens Behind Bars. (M) A look at teenagers behind bars. 9.30 Inside The MaďŹ a. (M) 10.30 Killing Spree: Jennifer San Marco. (M) 11.30 Extra.

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Jamieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Super Food. Jamie Oliver heads to Okinawa. 8.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) The daughters of a writer fear for him. 10.30 Blue Bloods. (M) 11.30 The Project.

6pm Kylie Kwong. 6.30 News. 7.30 Destination Flavour: Japan. 8.00 Shane Deliaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Moorish Spice Journey. 8.30 The Restaurant Man. (PG) Presented by Russell Norman. 9.30 The Fall. (M)

Programs are correct at the time of print and are subject to change by the networks.

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FRIDAY

DIGITAL CHOICE

4-DAY FORECAST

ABC2 (CH22)

7TWO (CH62)

7MATE (CH63) GO! (CH88)

GEM (CH80)

ONE (CH50)

11 (CH55)

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Total Wipeout. (PG) 8.30 Young Surrogates. (PG) 9.25 Ladyboys. (M) 10.20 Jimmy Fallon. (PG) 11.00 Maddie Parry: Tough Jobs. 11.30 Jewish Mum Of The Year.

6.30pm Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Great Train Robbery. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 10.30 Storage Hoarders. 11.30 Best Houses Australia.

6pm The Neighbors. (PG) 6.40 MOVIE Johnny English. (2003) (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Four Brothers. (2005) (M) 10.40 MOVIE So I Married An Axe Murderer. (1993) (M)

6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.30 ACA. 8.00 Antiques Roadshow. 8.30 MOVIE Not Without My Daughter. (1991) (PG) Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Sheila Rosenthal. 11.00 MOVIE A Perfect Murder. (1998) (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 The Indestructibles. (PG) 8.30 Black Ops. (M) 9.30 MOVIE True Justice: Blood Alley. (2012) (M) 11.30 Bellator MMA.

6pm Family Feud. 6.25 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.00 Futurama. (PG) 8.30 Bondi Ink Tattoo. (MR) 9.30 Dating Naked. (M) 10.30 Sex And The City.

6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE The Spiderwick Chronicles. (2008) (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Dark Shadows. (2012) (M) Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green. 10.55 MOVIE Teen Wolf. (1985) (PG)

Cloudy

Cloudy

Cloudy

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Friday 4/12/15

Saturday 5/12/15

Sunday 6/12/15

Monday 7/12/15

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18°C MIN

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SURF REPORT

SATURDAY

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Penn & Teller: Fool Us. 8.15 Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow. 9.00 Live At The Apollo. 9.45 Inside Amy Schumer. 10.10 The Office. 10.40 Extras.

6.30pm Bargain Hunt. 7.30 The House That £100K Built. 8.30 Escape To The Country. 9.30 Nick Knowles’ Original Features. 10.30 Trash To Treasure. (PG) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.

6.30pm Air Crash Investigations. (PG) 8.30 Mountain Men. (PG) 9.30 American Hoggers. (M) 10.30 Gator Boys. (PG) 11.30 Rat B*stards. (M) 12am World’s Worst Tenants. (M)

6pm Scooby-Doo! (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Agent Cody Banks. (2003) (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. (2012) (M) Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage.

6.30pm Heartbeat. (PG) 8.45 Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple. (PG) 10.45 Dalziel And Pascoe. (M) 11.55 MOVIE The Servant. (1963) (M) Dirk Bogarde, Sarah Miles, James Fox.

6.30pm Monster Jam. 7.30 Freddie Flintoff: Lord Of The Fries. (PG) 8.30 The X-Files. (M) 9.30 MOVIE Nerve. (2013) (MA15+) Christian Clark, Georgina Haig, Craig Hall. 11.30 Graceland. (M)

6pm Becker. (PG) 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. 8.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. 9.30 Sex And The City. (MA15+) 10.55 Empire. (M) 11.50 The Loop. (PG)

SUNDAY

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 True Stories. (PG) 8.30 Louis Theroux: Twilight Of The Porn Star. (M) 9.30 Head First. (MA15+) 10.30 Ladyboys. 11.20 Buzzcocks. 11.50 Live At The Apollo.

6.30pm Bargain Hunt. 7.30 The House That £100K Built: Tricks Of The Trade. 8.30 Escape To The Country. 9.30 Escape To The Continent. 11.00 Best Houses Australia.

6pm What Went Down. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Hitch. (2005) (M) Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James. 11.00 MOVIE Desperado. (1995) (AV15+)

6pm Thunderbirds. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Marmaduke. (2010) (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Truman Show. (1998) (PG) Jim Carrey, Noah Emmerich. 10.30 MOVIE Date Movie. (2006) (M)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 Clash Of The Collectables. 8.30 MOVIE Last Dance. (2012) (M) Julia Blake, Firass Dirani, Danielle Carter. 10.30 Step Dave. (M) 11.30 Believe. (M)

6pm Family Feud: Sunday. 6.30 M*A*S*H. 7.30 Extreme Collectors. 8.00 Extreme Collectors. 8.30 Cops. (PG) 9.00 Cops: Adults Only. (M) 9.30 MOVIE Sahara. (2005) (M)

6pm Family Feud: Sunday. 6.30 Futurama. 7.00 The Simpsons. 7.30 Futurama. 8.00 The Simpsons. 8.30 MOVIE John Tucker Must Die. (2006) (PG) 10.30 Raymond.

MONDAY

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Doctor Who. (PG) 8.20 To Be Advised. 8.40 Revenge Porn. (M) 9.30 Australians On Porn. 10.30 Adam Hills: The Last Leg. 10.55 Louis Theroux: Twilight Of The Porn Star.

6.30pm Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Billy Connolly’s Route 66. (PG) 8.30 Lewis. (M) 10.30 Downton Abbey. (M)

6.30pm What Went Down. (PG) 7.30 America’s Hardest Prisons. (M) 8.45 MOVIE Remember The Titans. (2000) (PG) 11.05 Canadian Pickers. 12am Operation Repo.

6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 Adv Time. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 7.30 ManSpace. 8.30 Top Gear. (PG) 10.00 MOVIE Resident Evil: Afterlife. (2010) (MA15+) Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Wentworth Miller.

6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.30 A Current Affair. 8.00 RPA. (PG) 9.00 What’s Your Emergency? (M) 10.00 Step Dave. (M) 11.00 Embarrassing Bodies. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 Undercover Boss. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE The Reckoning. (2014) (M) Jonathan LaPaglia, Luke Hemsworth, Viva Bianca. 11.25 Operation Repo. (PG)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 New Girl. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Rules Of Engagement. (PG) 8.30 Supernatural. 9.30 American Horror Story: Hotel. 10.30 Scream Queens. 11.30 The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

TUESDAY

7pm Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Total Wipeout. 8.30 Good Game. (M) 9.00 Catalyst. (M) 9.30 Websex: What’s The Harm? (M) 10.30 Four Corners. 11.15 Revenge Porn. (M)

6.30pm Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Pie In The Sky. (PG) 8.30 Foyle’s War. (M) 10.30 Agent Anna. (M) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.

6.30pm What Went Down. 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.00 Motorway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Ice Road Truckers. (PG) 9.30 Counting Cars. (M) 10.00 Car Chasers. (PG)

6pm Regular Show. 6.30 Adv Time. 7.00 The Middle. 7.30 For The Love Of Cars. (PG) 8.30 Storage Hunters UK. (PG) 9.00 Storage Hunters. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE Be Cool. (2005) (M)

6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.30 A Current Affair. 8.00 Agatha Christie’s Poirot. (PG) 9.10 Silent Witness. (MA15+) 11.30 Death Row Stories. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 Robson Green: Extreme Fisherman. (PG) 8.30 Monkeys Revealed. 9.30 48 Hours. (M) 10.30 The Americans. (M) 11.40 Black Ops. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 New Girl. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Rules Of Engagement. (PG) 8.30 Graham Norton. (M) 9.35 Empire. 10.30 Sex And The City.

WEDNESDAY

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Total Wipeout. 8.40 Male Hookers Uncovered. (M) 9.30 Maddie Parry: Tough Jobs. 10.00 Sexters. 10.45 Adam Hills: The Last Leg. 11.15 Office Xmas Party.

6.30pm Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Rosemary & Thyme. (PG) 8.30 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries. (PG) 10.45 Bruce Springsteen: The Ties That Bind. (PG)

6.30pm What Went Down. (PG) 7.30 Big Bang. (PG) 8.30 Pawn Stars. (PG) 9.30 Hardcore Pawn. (M) 10.30 Cajun Pawn Stars. (PG) 11.00 Beverly Hills Pawn. 11.30 Rude Tube. 12am Rude Tube.

6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 Adventure Time. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 7.30 Two And A Half Men. (PG) 8.30 Strassman Vol. 1 Classic. (M) 10.30 Balls Of Steel Australia. (MA15+) 11.30 American Digger. (PG)

6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.30 A Current Affair. 8.00 New Tricks. (M) 9.00 Major Crimes. (M) 10.00 Westside. (M) 11.00 Rizzoli & Isles. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 Megafactories. 8.30 Cops: Adults Only. (M) 9.30 MOVIE Turkey Shoot. (2014) Dominic Purcell, Viva Bianca, Robert Taylor. 11.30 Operation Repo. (PG)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 New Girl. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.00 Futurama. (PG) 8.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.00 Cleveland. (M) 9.30 Scream Queens. 11.30 The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

OFFSHORE: Most close in reefs are working well at dawn and dusk for parrot, sweetlip and cod using squid and cut fish fillets. The Barwon Banks are also returning squire, pearlies and mixed reef fish on pillies, squid and seven inch plastics jigged off the bottom. There are bait schools galore from Coolum to Currimundi which will bring on the larger Spanish mackerel.

THURSDAY

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7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Total Wipeout. 8.30 Strippers. 9.30 Sexwork, Love & Mr Right. 10.20 Inside Amy Schumer. 10.40 Adam Hills: The Last Leg.

6.30pm Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Keeping Up Appearances. 8.45 Judge John Deed. (M) 10.45 Citizen Khan. (PG) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.

6.30pm What Went Down. 7.30 Big Bang. (PG) 8.30 Storage Wars. (PG) 9.30 Barter Kings. (PG) 10.00 Baggage Battles. (PG) 10.30 Million Dollar Auctions. 11.30 Rude Tube.

6pm Regular Show. 6.30 Adv Time. 7.00 The Middle. 7.30 Survivor. 8.30 MOVIE The Whole Ten Yards. (2004) (M) 10.30 MOVIE Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult. (1994) (PG)

6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.30 A Current Affair. 8.00 Kings Cross ER. (M) 8.30 Miniseries: The Widower. (M) 9.30 The Brokenwood Mysteries. (M) 11.30 Missing. (M)

8.30pm The Last Man On Earth.

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 New Girl. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.00 Futurama. (PG) 8.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Patch Adams. (1998) (M)

FRESHWATER: Lake Borumba is firing for saratoga on flies and shallow trolled divers with small bass and golden perch taking medium divers in the late afternoon along rock faces and weed drop offs. Lake Macdonald is another impoundment working well for lures trolled along the weed line opposite the boat ramp for Mary River cod, golden perch and bass up to two kilos.

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FISHING REPORT with Wayne Nilsson from Maroochydore Fishing World

ESTUARY: Whiting are taking yabbies when cast onto the same banks that yabbies were pumped from, as the tide come in, and the banks around Goat Island are returning fish up to 600 grams. You can get mangrove jack on livies and lures amongst the snags up in Petrie and Eudlo Creeks. Jew are in the deeper holes. SURF: Sand whiting and dart are working the low tide gutters along Maroochy North Shore using pippies and worms. Jew are on the night tides at Pincushion with tailor feeding with them.

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TAURUS [Apr 21-May 21] Don’t accept things at face value. With the new moon and Saturn stimulating your research/mystery zone, look beneath the surface – and do some background briefing – to discover what’s really going on. Work will also be challenging, so make sure you pay attention.

GEMINI [May 22-Jun 21] Get ready for a relationship renaissance, as the new moon kick-starts your love life. Attached twins will shift into a new phase of a partnership, while some singles finally meet their long-term partner. But – with Saturn in the picture – it won’t all be smooth sailing.

CANCER [Jun 22-Jul 23] Expect others to resist your plans early in the week (especially at home or work). Avoid responding with anger, or getting caught up in pointless power struggles. Instead, find fun physical outlets for your pent-up energy.

LEO [Jul 24-Aug 23] This week Uranus trines the sun (your ruling planet) so you’re keen to experiment and explore … and it’s also vital to express the authentic you. Friday’s new moon encourages you to tap into your muse and be the creative cat you were born to be.

VIRGO [Aug 24-Sep 23] Your ruling planet Mercury moves into conscientious Capricorn (from Thursday until January 2) which suits you just fine, as you concentrate on fine-tuning detailed work and completing practical projects. But are you being subjective about a money issue?

LIBRA [Sep 24-Oct 23] Usually laidback Librans are feeling restless, as Mars and Uranus fire up some divine discontent. Impulsive behaviour could backfire though so try to balance being spontaneous with smart decisions. If you are attached, you’re in the mood to rock the boat but is that best?

SCORPIO [Oct 24-Nov 22] On Monday you could find yourself consumed by desires, when your possessive side takes over. If you hold onto loved ones too tightly, they’ll just try to escape. Remember Venus is vamping through your sign (until December 30) so aim to be charming and cooperative.

SAGITTARIUS [Nov 23-Dec 21] Have people been talking you down and celebrating your mistakes? Some family, friends and colleagues won’t be happy with your choices (or dreams for the future) but you must suit yourself, not others. So don’t pay attention to the criticism that comes your way this week.

CAPRICORN [Dec 22-Jan 20] Tricky aspects make for a challenging start to the week, when others question your motives. Wednesday is a wonderful day to take some risks – especially at home or work. If you are too cautious, you’ll miss an opportunity to make positive changes.

AQUARIUS [Jan 21-Feb 19] Tuesday until Thursday is a terrific time to do something unexpected, as Uranus unleashes the Aquarian within. So explore, experiment, invent, innovate … and grab life with both hands. You need to think twice about posting controversial comments online.

PISCES [Feb 20-Mar 20] How’s your career going? With the new moon activating your job zone, you need to have a think about adjustments that would improve your work experience. Follow your intuition – it will point you in the right direction. But don’t be slapdash and take short-cuts.

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ARIES [Mar 21-Apr 20] Using guilt to get what you want is never a good idea. If you do, then expect others to reciprocate with manipulative behaviour of their own! Wednesday looks wonderful, as you do your own thing in your highly individual and adventurous Aries way.

Systematic (10) Sumptuous meal (5) Convinced (7) Sudden desire (7) Surpass (5) To release from liability (6) Scotland’s patron saint (6) Planet’s curved path (5) Small crown (7) Wry facial expression (7) Inferior (5) Essential principle (6,4)

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JUNIOR X-WORD: Green, Tiger, Under, fluff, foxes, Peppa, Lunch, Hello (GRUFFALO)

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SCATTERWORD

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