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here is a lot of pride surrounding this week’s cover image. It speaks volumes. This image pays homage to a great Australian – a man of good character and good sportsmanship who sets a great example for many young people. Our magazine’s cover also recognises the role sport plays in Australian culture, and the respect we as a nation have for our athletes. However, most importantly, it acknowledges the important contribution Indigenous Australians make in their country. This cover image represents respect, support and the importance of honouring Australians from all backgrounds, races and cultures. We had the honour of speaking with Johnathan Thurston two weeks out from State of Origin game two. It turned out to be his last. It is a devastating end to what has been a stellar Origin career. And, although one chapter is closing, another will continue for the much-loved Queenslander. It could be said that JT’s greatest work is yet to come as he continues his contribution towards improving the lives of young Australians and he helps to forge a stronger path to reconciliation. As someone who spent a large portion of her life living, studying and working within a multicultural, Indigenous community, I am happy to know that community leaders such as JT are committed to this important journey and are taking the time to make a vital difference.
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DIY GUY DITCHES THE CITY First job? After leaving school I worked in a SCUBA diving shop serving, learning to service dive gear and training as a dive master. What are you currently working on? My work and home life tend to blur a lot as most of my work projects happen at home. We are planning renovations and extensions, a lot of which I’ll be doing as an ownerbuilder. Many of the projects will then end up in print and on video for my YouTube channel. Your family includes. . . It’s complicated. At home is our daughter Amber and my wife Denise (and our two cats, Mr Yorky and Ginger). In New South Wales is my 92-year-old mum and my sister, but I’m adopted and tracked down my family around 10 years ago, so now have a sister and three brothers in Queensland, a sister in the UK and my dad near Rocksberg. First car? I loved it, but it was a terrible 1978 four-door Ford Escort GL. It was that what-were-theythinking baby-poo brown colour. Favourite book? I have a serious soft spot for sci-fi author Philip K. Dick, particularly Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – better known as Blade Runner.
BIO Horticulturist Adam Woodhams recently left Sydney for pristine acreage at Weyba Downs. A specialist writer, photographer and presenter, he is passionate about sharing his love of gardening, sustainability and DIY in a fun and approachable way. His self-produced videos have millions of views on his popular YouTube channel. You can meet Adam at the Queensland Garden Expo, where he’s on the speaker’s program, July 7-9.
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If you could change one thing on the Coast what would it be? Toss-up between better telecommunications (ADSL1 in the year 2017, seriously?) and transport to Brisbane. Is there an area in the world that would be better suited to high-speed rail than that route? Maximum of 30 minutes to Brisbane CBD should be the reality. Best day in your life? Three on equal footing I’m afraid. The day our beautiful daughter was born, the day Denise and I married and the day I met my birthmother for the first and only time. Can you nominate a day in your life that turned out to be a turning point? More a short period than a single day. I had been working in drama production at ABC TV on shows like Police Rescue and had a mid-20’s-life-crisis. I loved the job but knew I needed something else. From there I tossed it all in the air and started studying landscape and horticulture, beginning on a totally new career path.
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What achievement are you most proud of? Career-wise it would have to be working with friend, colleague and renowned garden author Jennifer Stackhouse to provide all of the photos for her award-winning book Garden.
You are happiest when? I’m creating. Whether it’s writing an article, on a photo or video shoot, editing video, designing or building something, I just love the creative process. What frustrates you the most? People who don’t understand how to use roundabouts. If you could tell your 18-year-old self anything, what would it be? Pay attention to your superannuation. Oh, and you can have fun AND take stuff seriously too. And don’t stand with your head near the bass-bin at that James Brown concert. Your hearing will regret it. Tea or coffee? Tea all the way. Different varieties — traditional and herbals — at different times of day.
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1865 – Eight conspirators in the assassination of Lincoln are found guilty. 2010 – The regional Victorian city of Mildura switchess over to digital television, becoming the first Australian town to do so.
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A CENTRE TO UNCOVER THE WONDERS OF THE SUNSHINE COAST THE ecotourism centrepiece of Yaroomba Beach will be the worldstandard Coastal Discovery Centre. The Coastal Discovery Centre will be a celebrated destination in its own right, helping to nurture an appreciation of our landscape, of local Indigenous culture, and serving as the anchor for the public Coastal Discovery Trail that winds its way through the site to the beach. Overlooking the park in the centre of the village heart, the Coastal Discovery Centre will offer locals and tourists a range of experiences that will educate, inform and inspire, including permanent interactive displays and spaces for hands-on community workshops.
“Experiences that will educate, inform and inspire...” This is also where Yaroomba Beach will continue to develop our partnership with the University of the Sunshine Coast – providing support for their research into coastal ecology for better environmental outcomes and to enhance conservation of beaches, dunes and the ecosystems along the coastline. Evan Aldridge, Yaroomba Beach Project Director
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KICKING GOALS FOR ABORIGINAL AUSTRALIA NRL living legend Johnathan Thurston’s State of Origin career may have come to an abrupt end, but he’s just getting started with his life off the field, particularly when it comes to advocating for Indigenous Australians. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.
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rom a wiry thin young man who struggled to get signed by any of the NRL feeder teams because he was “too small”, to becoming one of the world’s best rugby league players, Johnathan Thurston is the embodiment of what can be achieved when you combine passion with determination. The North Queensland Cowboys co-captain and State of Origin great – who kicked the winning field goal in the final minutes of last week’s Origin clash before a recurring shoulder injury forced a devastating early end to his season – has an undeniable on-field dominance, which prompts opposing teams to form entire defence plays based on slowing him down. But off the field, Thurston has come to be a respected and avid supporter of boosting opportunities for Indigenous Australians. As we approach NAIDOC Week, which runs from July 2 to 9, the Indigenous community will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Mabo decision and the 50th anniversary of the 1967 reform to allow Indigenous Australians to vote. Speaking to My Weekly Preview prior to the testing second Origin game, which saw his troubled shoulder re-injured by a tackle from Tyson Frizzell and a shock departure from both Origin and the upcoming World Cup series to undergo surgery, Thurston says he will continue to do what he can off the field to help to bridge education and health
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gaps for Indigenous Australians. The ninth Closing the Gap Prime Minister’s Report, released earlier this year, shows key targets to halve the child mortality rate, close the gap on life expectancy, boost school attendance rates, halve the gap in reading and numeracy, and halve unemployment by 2018 are “not on track”. Despite Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders making up three per cent of the population, statistics show that there is a life expectancy gap of 10 years in women and up to 17 years in men; Indigenous Australians are four times more likely to be hospitalised for chronic conditions and 19.3 per cent of Indigenous families are living below the poverty line. This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the Bringing Them Home Report, which highlights the tragedy of the Stolen Generations leading to the National Apology in 2008. But the number of Aboriginal children living in out-of-home care has risen significantly since, with more children being taken from their homes for child welfare reasons. Reconciliation Australia is now working closely with the Federal Government to bring about a referendum seeking a change to the constitution that recognises Indigenous Australians and Thurston is among those who cannot wait for the milestone to be reached. Thurston says he always knew of his
Aboriginal heritage, with mother Debbie a proud Gunggari woman from Mitchell, a town 590 kilometres west of Brisbane, but it wasn’t until a training camp in 2010 that he felt compelled to find out more about what being an Indigenous Australian meant. “I didn’t know much about my family history, or where my mum grew up, and at a training camp before the inaugural Indigenous All Stars versus NRL All Stars exhibition match, Dr Chris Sarra asked us to line up into two groups; those who know
“…we have a long way to go to close and bridge the gap in Indigenous health and education issues” about their family history and culture, and those who didn’t,” he tells My Weekly Preview. “There was an even split, but I was one of those boys that didn’t know. So I spoke to my mum and got together about a dozen of my cousins and a few uncles and we hired a mini bus and drove out to Mitchell for the weekend. My uncle taught us traditional dances and told us some stories about his childhood. It was really an eye-opener, but it was also a really calming influence on me.”
The only hint of his signature comic kookaburra laugh, which is so popular it was once available to download as a ringtone, comes when Thurston talks about his attempts at playing the didgeridoo. But once he gets back on topic, Thurston talks seriously about the strong connection he felt to the land where his mother and her 12 siblings had been raised. While he had been representing his culture on the field as an Indigenous All Star and always donning a red, black and yellow mouthguard, finding that visceral connection spurred Thurston on to look at other ways he could make a positive difference to the indigenous community. “I didn’t realise the impact that I could have, and [that connection] helped me to realise that I am in a privileged position and I can certainly help to make a difference. “Anything to do with students is something that I’m passionate about, that’s where I like to put all of my energy. This is the next generation of our culture and I want to drive home to them that education is the key to bettering yourself and becoming a positive role model in your own community.” In his early teens, Thurston’s rugby league prowess was already shining through, but he quickly realised that opportunities like scholarships would not be available to him if he didn’t pull his socks up academically. Thurston has since become an ambassador for the Former Origin Greats’ myweeklypreview.com.au
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NATIONAL RECONCILIATION ARTIE (Achieving Results Through Indigenous Education) Academy, and the Cowboys’ Learn Earn Legend program as well as the recently opened Cowboys House, which provides supported accommodation for 25 young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from remote communities in north-west and Far North Queensland, enabling them to access high school education in Townsville. “None of these programs were around when I was in high school, especially dedicated for Indigenous people,” he says. “I want to be there to help them in every way possible and to try to drive home the message to others that these opportunities are there for their benefit, so they need to grab them with both arms.” Thurston has been an ambassador for the Queensland Reconciliation Awards for the past five years and has connected regularly with the State Government to share the impressive results, influence and success these programs have had. “I know the government is doing its best, but certainly we have a long way to go to close and bridge the gap in Indigenous health and education issues,” he says. “I always say that education is the key for our culture, we need to break the cycle and get these kids into school, where they can not only learn, but if they have a younger sister, cousin, or brother and they see them doing well at school, it has a snowball effect. This next generation can influence not just what happens in their homes, but also in their communities.” Thurston says he is proud of the NRL for continuing to embrace and celebrate Indigenous culture, with players from all 16 clubs taking to the field in specially-designed jerseys in recognition of the Indigenous Round in week 10 of the season. While he has made history in many ways throughout his career, Thurston says the 2015 NRL grand final, which the Cowboys took out over then captain Justin Hodges’ Brisbane Broncos, was made much more special in that it was the first time in the sport’s history that both grand final teams
facts GET INVOLVED IN NAIDOC WEEK NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee, here’s how you can get involved on the Coast: • Flag raising ceremony, Nambour Library forecourt from 10am on July 3. • Nandjimadji Art Exhibition, Sunshine Coast University Hospital from July 4 through to July 9. • NAIDOC Family Fun Day at Black Swan Park, Cotton Tree on July 8 from 9.30am to 4pm. For more visit myweeklypreview.com.au. were led by Indigenous captains. “One hundred per cent, sport has the power to help with social change, you can see that in the way these programs being run by sporting clubs are making a huge difference,” he says. University of the Sunshine Coast School of Health and Sport Sciences principal researcher Elizabeth Pressick agrees and has consulted with Indigenous elders and advisory groups to design the nine-week Gibir Galangur Program, which kicks off on July 13, to encourage Indigenous Australian men to play traditional sports to improve their health and wellbeing.
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Elder Uncle Bill Buchanan, affectionately known in the Indigenous community as Blinky Bill, has been an integral part of the Sunshine Coast community for many years. Buchanan is a descendant of the Kooma/Gwamu First Nation Peoples of south-west Queensland and is a former Aboriginal co-chair and state coordinator for the Constitutional Recognition Coalition at Reconciliation Queensland. Buchanan was a senior advisor for the Sunshine Coast Council and was instrumental in writing the recently released Sunshine Coast Reconciliation Action Plan 2017–2019 (RAP). He is also a serving Aboriginal Elder in the Maroochydore Murri Court, which opened in February this year. He says the Sunshine Coast, which has an Indigenous population of about 5200, is on the front foot when it comes to opening the lines of communication with the Indigenous community. “The RAP was done in partnership and endorsed by Reconciliation Australia and one of the key things is the formation of a new First Peoples Advisory Committee, which will probably be the first time Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have a direct input into how council services and programs meet their needs,” he says. “Other things we are looking at include improving participation rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people within the council and also providing supplier diversity, with procurement opportunities for Aboriginal businesses on the Coast. For every Aboriginal person that does have a job, that pulls five people out of poverty.” Buchanan says government initiatives have seen a greater number of Indigenous Australians receiving an education, but he worries that as the economy moves towards smart technologies and knowledge industries, the next generation will have “no guarantee they will actually be employed”. “These industries require significant investment and unfortunately, many Aboriginal families don’t have the capacity
“For every Aboriginal person that does have a job, that pulls five people out of poverty” Uncle Bill Buchanan
to invest in those sorts of jobs, particularly now when so many in the industry are subcontractors and not necessarily working for employers,” he says. Buchanan says there are numerous groups around the country who are working tirelessly for Indigenous Australians to be recognised in the Australian Constitution. “I have worked for many different organisations and reconciliation can mean many different things, but I find that one thing remains consistent and that is largely that it will help to close the gap on the sort of disadvantage that Aboriginal and Torres Straight Island people are experiencing today,” he says. “The key elements we look at are institutional integrity, historical acceptance, equity and equality and more importantly having a united and common vision. “To me, it’s about people being aware that reconciliation is a national priority for the council and all levels of government and as such, in our communities we need to look at opportunities to progress reconciliation. That is really important.”
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The Big Book Club panel reviewed Jane Harper’s bestseller, The Dry, at the latest event, which was held on June 22. The Dry is a crime novel set in Australia, which has been sold to 20 publishers worldwide and optioned as a film by actress Reese Witherspoon’s company. Special guests on the Big Book Club panel included columnist Dr Jane FynesClinton and ABC Coast FM radio announcer Sheridan Stewart. Photos: Supplied
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TRANSFORMERS: ORMERS: T KNIGHT THE LAST WORLD PREMIERE The latest instalment of the Transformersâ€™ franchise features a star-studded cast. The celebrities looked stunning at the UK premiere.
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CELEBRATE OUR VOLUNTEERS AND THE COAST’S 50TH Volunteering Sunshine Coast is holding a dinner at the Maroochydore RSL on August 1 to celebrate both the naming of the region and the volunteering organisations and their contributions over the past 50 years. The Coast’s rich history will be brought to life in an audio visual display, celebrating the lifestyle, environment, and culture that is unique to the region. Tickets are $75 and are available by contacting 5443 8256.
FREE TALK: RELATIONSHIPS AND CANCER Managing relationships after a cancer diagnosis can be difficult and isolating. It is a topic Bloomhill Cancer Care will tackle in their next public presentation. It is not uncommon for relationships to be strained, and at times they can disintegrate under the pressures of a cancer diagnosis and treatment. On July 10 at 2pm, clinical psychologist Samantha Clutton (pictured) will explore some of the common relationship issues faced by people living with cancer and provide thoughtful reflections and strategies to enhance quality relationships in a free presentation at Bloomhill on Ballinger Road in Buderim. For more information or to register, contact 5445 5794.
GYMNASTS HAVE TEMPORARY HOME The Maroochy Beach Gymnastics Club has found a temporary home at Kunda Park to house its junior athletes until the fire-ravaged club house can be rebuilt. Club president Peter Dwan says it will take at least 12 months to rebuild the Wises Road clubhouse, which was burnt to the ground in a renovation accident on late May 29. There is enough equipment to allow 400 of the 1000 juniors to return to classes at the start of the next school term and the Australian Sports Foundation has launched a fundraising campaign to help the club pay for its new lease and more equipment.
Innovative University of the Sunshine Coast research into young drivers with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will examine the learners’ licensing experiences, with the goal of minimising any extra road safety risk. Psychology PhD student Clara Silvi from USC’s Adolescent Risk Research Unit, based at the University’s Thompson Institute, plans to survey and interview 90 learner drivers who have ASD and is calling learner drivers aged between 16 and 24 with an ASD diagnosis to volunteer. Contact email@example.com or call 5430 1165.
FASHION FESTIVAL WILL SEND ONE LABEL TO PARIS One Sunshine Coast International Fashion Festival 2017 label will have the opportunity to secure invaluable international exposure during Paris Fashion Week later this year. Festival director Jacinta Richmond says one label will be chosen for showroom representation with Idao Consulting, a high-end retail partner, during Paris Fashion Week in September. Idao support fashion label business development in Europe, USA and Asia. “Normally [this is] a very expensive way to break in internationally, it is simply through years of working in this industry and developing relationships that this opportunity has come to us and us alone,” Richmond says. The festival will be held from October 20 to 21 at The Events Centre in Caloundra.
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GEVA MENTOR WINS TWO PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS While the on-court Super Netball competition wrapped up with a win for the Sunshine Coast Lightning in their inaugural season, the stars of the team’s players continue to rise. Captain Geva Mentor was named the Super Netball player of the year at the Australian Netball Awards in Melbourne last Saturday. She had the greatest number of deflections in the league and was second for rebounds and intercepts, leading the Lightning to earn the season record as the best defensive side. Mentor also took out Lightning’s player of the year award at the club’s gala awards night in Caloundra.
HOLLYWOOD STAR KEEPS STEVE IRWIN’S LEGACY ALIVE The late Steve Irwin will join the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Mary J. Blige and Simon Cowell in receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Irwin captured hearts around the world as The Crocodile Hunter and his star recognises the way he inspired a whole generation of Wildlife Warriors through his documentary series. Irwin’s nomination was sponsored by Visit Sunshine Coast. Terri Irwin says the star will ensure his conservation message continues to resonate for generations to come. “Steve always said that he didn’t care if anyone remembered him, as long as they remembered his message,” she says.
COAST A POPULAR WINTER HOTSPOT The Sunshine Coast has been named the second most popular winter holiday destination by holiday booking website Wotif. It was the Gold Coast that beat our region for the top spot, with Cairns, Port Douglas and the Hunter Valley rounding out the top five. The findings were made after Wotif examined data from accommodation searches for booking dates between June 6 and July 21. On a quirkier note, a Wotif spokesperson says 71 per cent of the kids who holiday in Queensland are most likely to enjoy exploring new places, while 57 per cent look forward to drinking and eating things they normally aren’t allowed.
The State of the Regions national report has shown the Sunshine Coast population has risen from 251,000 people in 2002 to 355,000 and the over 55 age category has risen from 27.5 per cent to 34.7 per cent. The region also has claimed one of the country’s fastest rises in household debt compared to income, with residents owing an average of 1.65 times their annual income, up from 1.08, 15 years ago. Despite employees working less hours for a lower pay rate than in 2012, wealth has risen from $797,000 per household to $844,000. Workers now earn an average of $33.90 per hour, down by almost $6 from 2002.
COAST SUBMARINE CABLE BID GETS SUPPORT Representatives from councils across Australia have supported a motion calling on the Federal Government to amend the Telecommunications Act 1997 to consider the Sunshine Coast Council’s application for a submarine cable protection zone to be declared offshore from the region. Mayor Mark Jamieson moved the motion at the Australian Local Government Association’s National General Assembly, saying “I trust the strong support from local governments across the nation for this initiative will assist in encouraging a more positive response from the Australian Communications and Media Authority and the Federal Government, with whom our council looks forward to working to achieve a positive result.”
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PIONEERING STEPS COLLEGE AN AUSTRALIAN FIRST STEPS Pathways College opens the door to independence for people living with a disability. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.
here was a mixture of nervousness and excitement as the first 11 STEPS Pathways College students walked through the doors of the brand new Caloundra facility last month. Now, they are well on their way to learning the skills they need to live an independent life. The college is the realisation of a long-held dream for STEPS managing director Carmel Crouch, who says while many people with a disability had the capacity to learn the skills that would see them living independently, there were no educational programs available in which students could learn these life skills in a way that would transform their approach to life – until now. The students have begun their 12-month course and will live on campus with their own bedroom, bathroom and patio along with a shared living room, kitchen and outdoor entertainment area. Crouch says they will have a combination of classroom work and hands-on training. “Things like learning how to budget, weekly meal planning, maintaining a tenancy, learning how to make good decisions and develop good relationships, learning how to cook nutritious meals, access community services, and even cleaning,” she says. “A lot of the things our students learn are skills that many of us do every day and simply take for granted. We make sure we keep things as practical as possible, learning by experience is a very important part of our students’ success.” Crouch says this is the first time the students have lived
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The college was built in Caloundra in order to be close to the STEPS Australia Group head office and the experienced staff that work there. Crouch says they plan to expand the college model out to other areas as it is one that “will change the state of living for people with a disability in Australia”. But for now, they will be pouring all of their energy into the foundation students in order to ensure their experience is everything they hoped it would be. The college is 100 per cent funded by the STEPS charity and fundraising will continue to ensure more young people with a disability graduate from the college into the future. “There are lots of ways people can help, such as attending one of our fundraising events, the STEPS Grand Winter Ball in July is our major fundraising event for the College,” Crouch says. “People can also make a donation, volunteer their time, or speak to us about becoming a corporate sponsor.” To find out more about the STEPS Pathways College, visit stepspathways.com.au.
away from home and their parents have expressed gratitude for the opportunity for them to do so. “There’s really nothing like this around and the thought that their child will soon be living on their own and making decisions and choices about their own life is something parents all want for their kids,” she says. “The feedback we’ve received has been so positive and I guess it just reinforces why we’re doing all of this in the first place.”
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ith 170 nominations to work through, the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network has announced the finalists in the 2017 Business Women of the Year Awards. The annual awards are now in their 18th year and recognise the tireless work of business women who are excelling in their industry, while also bringing a passion and connection to the community that has a ripple effect throughout the region. Many of the past winners have gone on to become finalists of, and even win, the state and national Telstra Business Awards. Award categories include outstanding business woman, and corporate, micro small, professional, sustainable and young business woman of the year.
The 28 finalists across all categories this year have already made it through the initial process, but the toughest stage is yet to come. Among this year’s finalists are Catherine Craig from Simple and Savvy Home Staging and Property Styling (micro small), Mervat Quirke of Bloomhill Cancer Care (professional), Nanette Barter of Lush Organic Hair and Spa (sustainable), Angela Mansey of Kuluin Mufflers (young) and Evalyn Parsons of Evalyn Parsons Hair (corporate). This year, the overall winner will receive a $10,000 media package prize. Winners will be announced at The Events Centre, Caloundra on August 12 from 6pm.
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1 The Sunshine Coast and our smart city development at Maroochydore took centre stage at the annual assembly of the nation’s local governments in Canberra last week. The Australian Local Government Association National General Assembly of Local Government 2017 theme was Building Tomorrow’s Communities – one that aligned closely with what is underway here in our healthy, smart, creative region. In a great opportunity to showcase the Coast to a wide audience, I addressed the 800 mayors, councillors and senior local government representatives, highlighting our unparalleled opportunity to develop a new city centre from the ground up. In the new CBD, we will have a vibrant hub of commerce, technology, innovation, entertainment and inner-city living. This week there is another milestone as we start laying the first of 1.7 kilometres of underground pipes which comprise the Australian-first, underground Automated Waste Collection System. This innovation plus smart lighting, smart power, smart parking and smart transport are all being built in as we go. It’s a project we can all be proud to be a part of.
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Join members of the Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland at our Sunshine Coast Libraries for a celebration of 50 years of the Sunshine Coast Wildflower Festival. Go to library.sunshinecoast.qld. gov.au for more details and bookings.
CONSERVING OUR LAND The rainforest habitat at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve in Maleny will be protected, enhanced and expanded through the latest addition to our Environment Levy Land Acquisition Program. The 26.8-hectare property, located on the north-eastern boundary of the reserve, connects and expands the existing ecological networks in the area. Since the Environment Levy began in the 1990s, council has purchased almost 3000 hectares of land for conservation. More than 1080 hectares have been purchased since 2008. Recent acquisitions include 4.8 hectares in the heart of Buderim; 27.5 hectares of eucalypt and rainforest habitat in Buderim, on Crosby Hill Rd; and 80 hectares across a property on MacDonalds Rd, Bald Knob and at Burgess Avenue, Maleny. Land purchased through the Environment Levy helps conserve our native bushland, plants and animals for future generations.
TOP IN TECH AWARDS Congratulations to St Andrews Anglican College team CheckTech Solutions who won the second annual Mayor’s Telstra Technology Awards. Students Charles Eldridge, Samuel Rieger and Sam Young took home a Galaxy TabPro S Pro 4G each, while their school was awarded a Meraki access point with a three-year licence.
FORUM FOR BUSINESS Local businesses can find out more about upcoming contract opportunities with council by registering for a free forum. The bi-annual supplier briefing at the Lake Kawana Community Centre from 8am to 10am on Tuesday, July 18, will provide information about council’s 2017/18 budget and upcoming projects and contracts, as well as an overview of council processes and policies.
To celebrate NAIDOC Week from July 2–9, head to the Nambour Council Chambers courtyard at 10am on Monday, July 3 for a flag raising ceremony and traditional performance. View the Nandjimadji Art Group exhibition at Nambour Library.
The Queensland Garden Expo is a must-see in 2017 for green thumbs and novice gardeners alike. It will run from 8am to 4pm on July 7–9 at the Nambour Showgrounds. Tickets: adults $18, concession $15, children under 15 free.
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A CELEBRATION OF HALLS
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Representatives of the Coast’s community halls meet at Gheerulla Hall to discuss the upcoming festival.
such historical significance, we have the opportunity to celebrate and commemorate the people and places that have shaped and defined the Sunshine Coast,” she said. “Small halls have been integral to community life for over a century and communities today can learn of the importance of this type of activity to our wellbeing and social development as a community.”
Festival of Community Hall events already confirmed include fairs, morning teas, old time dances, art exhibitions, historical walks, a rockabilly night, films and cabaret. Events and activities are designed to showcase the diversity of our communities and the relevance of a communal space in contemporary society. Visit www.sunshinecoastcommunityhalls. com for more information.
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Small halls across the Sunshine Coast will be lighting up as part of the Festival of Community Halls to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Naming of the Sunshine Coast. Throughout August and September, our favourite halls will host a series of events and activities unique to each of their communities. The festival will also highlight the important role community halls have played in creating the social fabric of our region. Almost 20 local hall organisations have already joined the Festival of Community Halls which will begin at the Mooloolah Hall on Friday, August 4. There’s still time for any community halls not already involved in the festival to consider putting on an event or activity which showcases their hall and community. Having received commemorative funding to undertake the project, Gheerulla Hall president Mary Ann Law initiated the Festival of Community Halls. “With halls in our communities having
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LIFE’S SHORT, DO IT NOW
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The death of some close friends has given Sami Muirhead a wake-up call, reminding her that life is too short to deny ourselves the things we dream of.
Darrell Edwards says there are more opportunities than ever for Sunshine Coast businesses to embrace technology and become leading innovators.
y husband is having a midlife awakening. It sounds much nicer than a midlife crisis, don’t you think? And thankfully this middle-aged transformation does not include fast cars and younger, faster women. Well, not that I know about. There is a definite shift in my conservative partner that is undeniable. And it is happening with a few of my friends as well. They are re-evaluating what is important in life and throwing caution to the wind when it comes to spending money, earning money, how they spend their free time and in general just shaking up their lifestyles. I too am having a midlife awakening of sorts, but I don’t rush into anything, unless it’s a handbag sale. So I am slowly dipping my big toe into this new way of thinking that life is short and we do not have to always be sensible with big decisions and it’s OK to spend your valuable time exactly how you want to spend it. You see we have had a lot of death around us of late. Two of our friends have passed away far too young in the past fortnight. It’s that horrid C word. Cancer. Both men were fine husbands and fathers. They leave behind children who are in lower primary school. They are really just babes who now will live the rest of their lives
without their dads. One of those fine fathers, Andrew Finn, has had a really big impact on our lives. Finny lived a good and honest life and family was the most important thing to him. His dying wishes were to go to the park with his young daughter and to go to his local club where he often had a weekend lunch. Simple wishes that summed up a life lived with great kindness and grace. Life can deal such cruel blows. Finny’s Law has now been introduced as a term in our house. It basically means ‘do it now’ because life is short. It is a reminder to go overseas or take the new job because we are all mortal. Jump and the net will appear. Finny has reminded me not to snap at the kids and to make sure I am spending good time with my family. The rest he has taught us is still a bit of a blur as we come to terms with the loss of a really great bloke, but I have a funny feeling we will go on receiving his lessons. So perhaps we all need to embrace a midlife awakening. After all, the march of time keeps on stomping. Nicole Kidman turned 50 last week for crying out loud. I will submerge my big toe this week and by next week maybe just maybe I will be submerging my whole body and insist my husband buys the flash red sports car. The racy women however, need not apply.
“It is a reminder to go overseas or take the new job because we are all mortal”
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t’s been over a year since I swapped the world of finance for a new career in semi-government. One thing I quickly learned is that the Sunshine Coast is a centre of innovation and original thought – particularly as it affects business. Our region is fast becoming recognised as the entrepreneurial capital of Australia, and I am proud of the role Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast plays in this business revolution. The key to innovative success is collaboration – the building of partnerships and alliances by like-minded innovators. Innovation is certain to be stimulated by the recent $500,000 grant by the Queensland Government’s Advancing Regional Innovation Program to support innovation in small and medium-sized enterprises, and create jobs for the future. RDA Sunshine Coast, along with Sunshine Coast Council and Noosa Council, are the lead collaborators in this project, which aims to attract, connect and support innovators across our region. With more than 24 partners, the Coast submitted the largest collaboration under a single submission in the state. RDA Sunshine Coast has tried to make a difference to established businesses by developing programs that will enable, upskill and equip business owners for the rapidly changing environment. For example, our Speed It Up campaign was launched last year in response to
feedback from the business community that inadequate broadband speed was harming their operations. Later, we developed a key partnership with the Queensland Government Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation to develop and deliver the Digital Scorecard Program. In partnership with TAFE Queensland East Coast and Sunshine Coast Council, we launched the Introduction to Coding course, after research showed our region lacked vocational or tertiary training in coding. We are in a time of global technology disruption, and it is a national, state and local imperative that we innovate and build relevant solutions that generate global revenues and create local jobs. More than 26 events have been planned across the Sunshine Coast to encourage innovation through collaboration. They include Start-up Weekend, Start-up Weekend Youth, Generation Innovation, Grow Coastal, Innovation Centre demo days, GovHack, Hackfest, Pitch Comps, Telstra Technology awards, 15 co-working spaces, Sunshine Coast Region Innovation Programs, Pitch Bureau, Bright Spark Lab, Myriad, Virtual Reality Art competition in schools, boot camps, and Mentor Blaze. Many are advertised on RDA Sunshine Coast’s website or newsletter or on Digital Sunshine Coast’s website. The next generation of global start-up companies can be born right here.
Darrell Edwards is the chief executive officer for Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast.
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CLASS CLOWN BACK FROM THE BIG SMOKE After performing to capacity crowds at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, comedian Ben Knight is excited to be returning to the Sunshine Coast with his solo show, The Parent/Teacher Interview. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.
arent-teacher interviews are rarely a barrel of laughs, but comedian Ben Knight sees the funny side of the sometimes tense, often awkward situation parents and teachers find themselves in a couple of times a year. Knight grew up in Wurtulla and moved to Melbourne three years ago to pursue a career as a comedian, writer and actor and has quickly found success, appearing in Offspring and Upper Middle Bogan and winning a lead role in the new ABC TV series, The Warriors. Earlier this year, his musical comedy show The Parent/ Teacher Interview sold out at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and now he’s bringing the show home to the Coast. He says the show is a brutally honest musical/ standup fusion with a hilarious take on what teachers really think about parents, kids and the education system. The future looks bright for the charismatic Knight, who cites Tim Minchin, Flight of the Conchords, Ricky Gervais and Louis CK as some of the comedians who inspire him. He has the kind of down-to-earth, quick-witted humour Aussies love, a character trait he shares with his family, who love a bit of banter. “I went to Caloundra High School and I won ‘class clown’ in Grade 12,” he laughs. “Mum and Dad were very proud of me – but I think it had more to do with me looking like a clown than being funny.” “I was terrified the first time I did standup comedy. The first one I ever did, a heap of mates came to the Sit Down Comedy Club in Brisbane. I forgot the words and froze for 10 seconds, then one of my mates started cracking up laughing and I ended up getting through to the finals. “It’s pretty full-on, standing on stage baring your soul. Playing music is fine; someone will clap even if your song is pretty shit. Comedy is so beautiful, you instantly know if you’re good or not. The thing about comedy is you have to be grounded and have a good understanding of who you are. One night you can destroy it and go absolutely awesome. You walk home thinking, I’ve clocked comedy, I’m the best, why aren’t I on TV? The next night you could be like, I’m giving up, I’m crap, I’m going back to teaching.” Knight gave up his career as a primary school teacher to pursue a career in performance, not because he didn’t enjoy teaching kids, but because he was fed up with the bureaucracy. After teaching at Meridan State College and in an Aboriginal community, he spent time teaching kids in Guatemala and Peru, where he discovered a talent for
helicopter parents. “They’re the main ones I go after,” he says. “There are a lot of hippies on the Sunshine Coast; or hippie/bogans. You find ‘em everywhere. You’ve got to have a laugh at them. Then there’s the helicopter parents who want to tell you how to do your job. I was pretty good at letting a lot of parent comments go through to the keeper and choosing my moments.” Knight says his show is definitely not for kids, but is a fun night for adults who aren’t offended by a bit of bad language. He encourages both parents and teachers to let go of their inhibitions and have a good laugh at themselves. While his success in the comedy scene has enabled him
“I forgot the words and froze for 10 seconds, then one of my mates started cracking up laughing…”
creating funny versions of songs he knew on guitar to get a laugh out of the kids. Three months immersed in the creative atmosphere of New York sealed the deal and he moved to Melbourne as soon as he returned to Australia. “I loved teaching but I hated all the hoops you have to jump through,” he says. “You have to fill out a risk assessment form for a kid to use a pair of scissors. My big thing was, I really believe in teaching kids as whole students. There’s emotional and intellectual intelligence. You go to school for the academic intelligence, but I always felt my strengths were teaching kids emotional intelligence as well.” After eight years as a primary school teacher, Knight had plenty of material to draw on for his show, in which he divides parents into three categories: hippies, bogans and
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to quit the call centre job he took on as a way to pay the bills when he first landed in Melbourne, Knight says he’s just getting started. “Comedy has been a gateway to acting and writing, that’s really what I’m interested in,” he says. “I just finished filming The Warriors and it was incredible, it was one of the best experiences of my life. Working with Lisa McCune, Vince Colosimo and John Howard, I had to pinch myself a lot of the time standing next to those people. I learnt a lot, not just from them, but the whole crew.” He’s now writing his own TV series called The Substitute, about the trials and tribulations of a substitute teacher and preparing to play to his home crowd, which he says is more daunting than fronting up to a packed house in Melbourne. “I always feel like there’s going to be more pressure because there’s more people I know in the crowd,” he says. “There’s more expectation... make us laugh, funny boy!”
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Lily Renshaw’s top 5 Seventeen-year-old Lily Renshaw from Mountain Creek has been accepted into the local auditions for Australian Supermodel of the Year, to be held in Brisbane. The Nambour Christian College student’s ultimate goal is to walk in London, Paris, Milan or New York fashion week. Lily looks after her skin with Kora Organics products, Mario Badescu Facial Spray and Bobbi Brown Hydrating Cream. She also uses ing C Bondi ndi Sands for fo tanning. Her top five cosmetics are: favourite cosmet
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Microdermabrasion and LED Healite II at Laser Clinics Australia, Kawana Shopping World. By Leigh Robshaw. A new Laser Clinics Australia store opened at Kawana in April and I was invited to try some treatments. After cleansing, my therapist Sarah passed a diamond-tip microdermabrasion wand across my face, which felt like a tiny vacuum cleaner sucking up my dead skin cells. Next, I had 13 minutes under a yellow LED Healite II machine, which delivers pure light in precise wavelengths to soothe the skin and enhance the body’s natural recovery process. Sarah checked multiple times if I was comfortable during the process. The light felt quite warm, but pain-free. Afterwards, my skin felt incredibly smooth and soft. I was a little pink, but it settled after about half an hour and then my skin was absolutely glowing. I was impressed with the professionalism and excellent service at the clinic and would recommend it to anyone wishing to refresh their appearance in a medical-standard setting.
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egulators have begun to ramp up measures to cool housing and mitigate risks around rising household debt. Of most concern is the overheated markets in Sydney and Melbourne. Initial directives from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) in December 2014 that authorised deposit taking institutions (ADIs) limit investor loan growth to 10 per cent, and assume a minimum lending rate of seven per cent when assessing a borrowers’ ability to service a loan, were followed in March this year with the additional requirement that new interest-only loans be limited to 30 per cent of total new residential mortgage lending. Within this, ADIs must place strict internal limits on the volume of interest only
lending at loan-to-valuation ratios above 80 per cent and ensure strong scrutiny and justification of any cases where interest-only lending is done at LVRs above 90 per cent. Accordingly, to manage the pace of growth, the banks have continued to raise interest rates, primarily targeting interestonly and investor loans. These additional measures could meaningfully impact lending growth. It is estimated that at the time of APRA’s announcement, interest-only lending represented around 40 per cent of approvals. So already this could see total lending fall by about 10 per cent. If there is no sustainable cooling in housing and leverage, APRA will likely intensify its efforts. There is still some way to go before the RBA will feel comfortable that housing market activity has cooled, but at some point, it will give the RBA scope to take a more dovish stance on monetary policy. Hence, we are still keeping a view that the RBA’s next move is more likely a cut than a hike. Justin Scattini is an Authorised Representative (no 427053) of Ord Minnett Ltd, AFS licence 237121. He can be contacted on 07 5430 4444. 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.
Is pain, weight, infertility, fatigue or disease affecting your life quality? Statistics show 1 in 20 Australians are affected by autoimmune disease. Could you be at risk? We hear the word ‘epidemic’ a lot in terms of health and we know that as a global population we are battling with pain, fatigue, disease, weight and obesity. But what if there’s more going on beneath these surface symptoms? An autoimmune disease can develop in any system of the body. The symptoms can be varied or even random, ranging from headaches, aches and pains, constant infections and flus, chronic fatigue, irritable bowels, infertility, poor memory or physical signs such as weight gain or hair loss. The most commonly diagnosed autoimmune diseases are thyroid issues such as Hashimoto’s or Graves’ disease, rheumatoid arthritis, colitis and type I diabetes. Known risk factors are in some part genetic, though may be exacerbated by a hyperactive immune system, triggered by chemical, food or environment toxins, combined with stress, inflammation, or virus. There are other common risk factors that are completely preventable, such as vitamin and mineral deficiency, or an incorrect diet for your body type and ancestry.
Autoimmune disease is occurring more often in women, affecting 1 in 20 people, and sufferers are increasingly developing multiple diseases. Focusing on the underlying commonality between your symptoms and a thorough investigation of what your triggers may be, we are able to stop the progression of an autoimmune disease before it’s too late, and reduce multiple disease processes. Autoimmune disease does not have to be a life sentence. Our integrative practitioners conduct comprehensive testing and screening for food sensitivities, check for bacterial or viral pathogens and determine nutritional deficiencies, along with hormone levels. Correct identification helps to remove the current triggers, resolving your symptoms quickly, and stabilising the disease. Don’t let it rule your health for the rest of your life. For more information, call the centre for a free half hour consultation on 1800 699 355 or visit our website at www.advancedwellness.com.au
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RUMOUR HAS IT
If you missed out on seeing Adele, this is the next best thing. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.
aomi Price may have sprung to national attention when she became Ricky Martin’s leading lady in the 2015 season of The Voice Australia, but the powerful songstress was an accomplished performer long before then. Price has more than a dozen state and national musical theatre production castings to her name and has performed with artists such as Ricky Martin, Tim Finn, Guy Sebastian, James Morrison, Kate Miller-Heidke, Troy Cassar-Daley and Max Pellicano, and Broadway composer Scott Alan. But the Brisbane-based performer says one of her greatest achievements, the show Rumour Has It, which won a coveted Matilda Award for Best Musical or Cabaret, was the result of a “happy accident”. Sitting down with best friend and co-director of The Little Red Theatre Company Adam Brunes with a glass of wine, they were joking about how pop sensation
Adele’s speaking voice was so different to her singing voice. It then became the basis for a show. Price says she has never met Adele in person, but revelled in the opportunity to see her live for both of her epic performances in Brisbane earlier this year. “I thought she was so comfortable in her own skin, which is something you can’t teach someone,” she says. “Nothing about the show changed [after I saw her live], it just hit home for me that we were bang on the money with the way we portrayed her in the show. She was so funny in the concert; something we always had in our show was a lot of comedy.” There is no doubt the two-and-a-halfhour show full of power ballads is physically demanding, but Price says she “falls in love” with Adele’s music every time she performs. The show, which features a six-piece band, is recommended for ages 15 and up due to frequent coarse language. To win tickets to Rumour Has It, on at the Lake Kawana Community Centre on July 14, head to page 9. (Image: Dylan Evans)
The Lake House in Mountain Creek is hosting a dinner with one of Australia’s most iconic wineries, Wynns Coonawarra Estate. Wynns senior winemaker Sue Hodder will be the guest speaker and will share her expansive knowledge that has led her to becoming one of Australia’s best-known winemakers. Guests will taste the Wynns Black Label 2013 Shiraz and Black Label 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as the limited release Michael 2013 Shiraz, which is the estate’s best of vintage shiraz. Group Executive Chef Damien Grimes has prepared a superb menu to perfectly complement each of the wines on the night.
All in Good Taste with Wynns Coonawarra Estate will be at The Lakehouse Sunshine Coast on July 6 from 6.45pm. Tickets are $90 and available at allingoodtastewynns. eventbrite.com.au.
THE HEAT IS ON FOR THE CALOUNDRA CUP
The Queensland Winter Racing Carnival will wrap up on July 1 with the Pump House Caloundra Cup. Special guests include Peter Moody of Black Caviar fame and Peter Tighe, owner of
Winx. Punters can take the opportunity and be photographed with some of Winx’s famous trophies. Entertainment includes roving performers, a rock climbing wall, facepainting and a jumping castle. The main stage will feature iStyle TV Fashions on the Field between 10.30am and 12.30pm. The Pump House Caloundra Cup is on July 1 at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club from 10.30am. Visit sctc.com.au.
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JUSTICE CREW KEEP IT REAL Justice Crew stormed into the spotlight and captured hearts around the nation as they took out Australia’s Got Talent in 2010. Lukas Bellesini, Paul Merciadez, John Pearce, Samson Smith and Solo Tohi ventured from their heavy dance backgrounds into the world of music and have released several chart-smashing hit including Boom Boom, Best Night and Everybody. Their biggest hit to date, Que Sera, spent nine weeks at number one on the ARIA singles chart and they have toured with industry heavyweights One Direction, Jason De Rulo, Chris Brown, Kesha and Pitbull. Justice Crew are now destined for the Coast on their Pop Dat Buckle Part 2 tour and Pearce says they can’t wait to hit up the beaches when they get here. “We love performing there and having everyone come to see us. There’s lots of love in the room and the vibe on stage is very cool when everyone gets involved and sings along with us,” he tells My Weekly Preview. Pearce says he never imagined their time on AGT would lead to a music career. “At first we were standoffish (when approached by Sony Music Australia) but we decided as a group to on any opportunity and give it a go and things might turn out for the best,” he says. “We have learnt so much about the music scene and my passion for music has
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grown over time. It’s always a lot of hard work behind the scenes, networking and keeping an open mind, and learning through other people. “It’s been a rollercoaster with some real high moments, some real low moments, and one big learning curve… and it’s still going.” Pearce says it had been tough to see some of the songs they poured their heart and soul into not performing well on the charts. “You feel like it’s coming to an end, and you start having second thoughts about what you are going to do. But at your lowest point, that’s when you work the hardest. That’s when change happens.” – Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane Justice Crew will be at The Events Centre on July 6 at 7pm. Tickets are $43.80 from theeventscentre.com.au.
Queensland Air Museum volunteers have been working tirelessly to ready the venue for the annual Open Cockpit Weekend. The Ventura, a large WWII aircraft, has been moved into Hangar Two after 26 years of restoration, the taxi-way is complete and all aircraft are now in position. This year’s event will be unlike any other, with the Australian Navy confirming a Sea Hawk Bravo will be present all weekend along with WWII Jeep rides and the chance to sit in one of 20 open aircraft. The Coastal Caring Clowns will be there on Saturday and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter will conduct a winching demonstration at 10am on Sunday and engines will run at 11am and 1pm each day. All proceeds from entry will go towards making the QAM bigger and better next year. Visit qam.com.au.
ORCHESTRA CAPTURES IMAGINATIONS
The Sunshine Coast Guitar Orchestra has returned from its biggest tour to date – through Italy. The ensemble, made up of people of all ages and musical ability, toured from May 5 to 18 and took audiences by storm. Director Andrew Veivers says the orchestra’s repertoire is an eclectic selection of instrumental works that range from interpretations of an Indigenous Australian welcome song Gari Gynda Narmi, to The Beatles’ Eight Days A Week and Katy Perry’s Firework. “The diversity of the repertoire is a reflection of the diversity of the people in the orchestra. There are teachers, students, doctors, builders, professional sportsmen, air traffic controllers, IT workers, soldiers, pilots. Some retired, some not,” Veivers says. Guitarists of all ages and abilities are welcome at the group, contact email@example.com.
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Cirque Africa is a vibrant and highly entertaining blockbuster production that transports audiences to the positive side of Africa through modern stage performance. Produced and directed by Papa Africa,
aka Winston Ruddle, the director who brought you the hit Broadway show Cirque Mother Africa, this production features the world-renowned African troupe, consisting of 25 performing artists from six African countries. The visual show, with no language barriers, offers high energy, knuckle-biting acrobatic acts, humorous comedy, original music for each act plus vibrant dance routines all complimented by stunning colourful African costumes. Cirque Africa is on at The Events Centre, Caloundra on August 1 at 7.30pm. Limited tickets are available at special prices until July 9, unless sold out prior. Sale tickets are $49 adult (normally $79) and $39 child (normally $49). Save $107 on a family pass. Tickets are available at theeventscentre.com.au.
DON’T MISS THE MOST OUTRAGEOUS PARTY EVER Since their sold-out debut in 2014, First World White Girls have been making audiences across Australia squirm with delight with their hilariously narcissistic brand of slick comedy and catchy vocals. Join Tiffany and Madison for an entertaining hour of egos, confessions, celebrities and backstabbing in this celebration of First World vanity.
Take a peek into the lifestyles of the rich and heinous, set to a soundtrack of original comic songs exploring quinoa enemas, designer dogs, and accidental sexting with Judy Hainsworth, Meggan Hickey, and Max Radvan. First World White Girls: Botox Party is at The Events Centre, Caloundra on July 7 at 7.30pm. Tickets at theeventscentre.com.au.
As the whale watching season kicks off, so too does the opportunity to swim with the majestic Humpback whales. Sunreef Mooloolaba is launching its fourth season with a massive Whale Welcome Party on July 7. This year, more than 28,000 humpbacks are expected to make the migration north from Antarctica. The party, which will be held at the Wharf Mooloolaba from 3pm to 6pm, will feature Swim with Whales races, free try dives in the dive tank, an outdoor broadcast with Mix FM’s Todd and Sami with sausage sizzle and lolly bar, a huge winter sale on dive gear and heaps more.
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Sunreef Mooloolaba is giving My Weekly Preview readers the chance to swim with the whales. To find out how you can win a Sunreef experience for two people valued at $298, be sure to pick up a copy of next week’s magazine.
ICONIC AUSSIE ACTORS ON STAGE IN CALOUNDRA Renowed Australian actor John Wood will be making his way to Caloundra along with co-star Julie Nihill to bring Bakersfield Mist to life. The play is based on a true story and is a hilarious and thought-provoking comedydrama that asks vital questions about what makes art, and people, truly authentic. Bakersfield Mist will be at The Events Centre, Caloundra on July 6 at 7.30pm. Tickets are $52 or $45 concession and are available at theeventscentre.com.au.
The street fair is a must-do experience offering live music, locally-made art and craft, homewares, gourmet street food, delicious sweets, fresh produce, fashion and street entertainment. See you there!
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BUSKING CHAMP BRINGS CATCHY RIFFS TO SOLBAR
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Ear Candy, Caloundra RSL, 11am Sam Wedgewood, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Roger Lewis (Solo), Caloundra RSL, 5.30pm Alan Kelly, Parklands Tavern, 5.30pm Harii, Brightwater Hotel, 6pm Terrence Boyd Thallon, Solbar, 6pm Brian Carlon, Mets on Kings, 7pm Shane Wilkinson, Maroochy Surf Club, 7.30pm The Lyrical, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Birdhouse, Solbar, 8pm Buck Dean & the Green Lips, Solbar, 8pm Oz Hornz, Caloundra RSL, 9pm He won the Byron Bay Blues Festival Busking Competition earlier this year and now Tay Oskee is coming to the Sunshine Coast hot off the release of his single, Cut Like the Wind. Oskee is a multi-instrumentalist playing a variety of guitars, banjo, harmonica and percussion. With a musical style that is wide and varied, Oskee can take you on a journey from chilled beach tunes to punchy, riff-driven roots music with distinctive multicultural influences. Oskee was influenced by the beauty of Mission Beach and also his early years of living with the Aboriginal people of North East Arnhem Land. Tay Oskee will be at the Solbar in Maroochydore on July 7 at 8pm. Entry is free.
SATURDAY, 1 JULY Alexis Sawford, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Jackson Villani, Caloundra RSL, 5.30pm Jai Bevan, Solbar, 6pm Caz, Dicky Beach Surf Club, 6.30pm Rachel Ellen, Mets on Kings, 7pm Carl Lynch, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm The Febs, Maroochy Surf Club, 7.30pm Seaside + Lost Worlds, Solbar, 8pm Rush Hour, Caloundra RSL, 9pm Backroom Vegas, O’Malley’s Irish Bar, 9pm
SUNDAY, 2 JULY Jimmy Mac, Mets on Kings, 2pm Pete Allan Collective, Alex Surf Club, 3.30pm Graeme Jensen Band, Caloundra RSL, 6pm Daniel Champagne, Solbar, 7pm
THURSDAY, 6 JULY Rachel Ritzau (Solo), Caloundra RSL, 11am Carl Lynch, Maroochy Surf Club, 6pm Wayne Wiltshire, Caloundra RSL, 6.30pm Tis Irish, O’Malley’s Irish Bar, 7pm
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OUR 50TH YEAR
THE INTRIGUING CASE OF THE BUSH CHIMNEYS Hidden in bushland at Tanawha, two brick chimneys are all that remain of an ambitious but ill-fated plan to build a sanatorium north of Brisbane in the 1880s, writes Dot Whittington.
ewspapers of the day reveal little about the project which ended before it began, when bushfires swept through the area on top of the hill near Forest Oak Court. The timber building was destroyed before a fire could be lit in the grates or a patient admitted. Two tall chimneys among the trees are the only proof it ever existed. The first clues come from the Maroochydore Advertiser of May 31, 1961 when a report by the Maroochy Shire Health Inspector G.R. Orr, on the site “approximately 400 yards west of the Buderim MountainBruce Highway intersection”, was printed: “Mr George Burnett (aged 81) one of the oldest residents of the area was approached and recalled the course of events through the years. The chimneys, constructed of brick and mortar formed part of a 22-room structure erected by Dr Rendle as a convalescent home. Work on the building commenced in 1880, (this is more likely to be 1884) materials being transported from the south firstly by ship to a landing in the Mooloolah River known as the Old Banana Shed, and thence to the site by bullock waggon. Mr Burnett at the age of five, accompanied his father to an auction sale of furniture and effects occasioned by the failure of the venture. “The chimneys, approximately 30 feet and 22 feet high respectively each have two fire places suggesting they were located in walls dividing rooms. Fire bricks used in the chimneys bear the brand Campbell. The remains of house stumps are also discernible among the trees. “Despite the ravages of time the chimneys are in good state of repair.”
Chimneys in the bush and (inset) Dr Rendle Nothing much happened after that until 1992, when Nev Wilson was subdividing his property and agreed that the prime elevated site of the chimneys should be part of his parkland dedication so they might be retained for posterity. It was reported: “Mr Wilson said it appeared that there had been one big timber building which had burnt down and that there had also been a blacksmith’s forge on the same site. Floor joins are visible on the chimneys. ‘It appears they were constructed with the building and no scaffolding was used. I imagine it would have had a highpitched ceiling’.” Robert Sly of Montville, whose father bought the Tanawha property from Buderim
pioneer Bert Guy in 1918, also helped fill the gaps. He knew the building was not a hospital but a sanatorium, and that he had spoken to the daughter of Dr Rendle in the 1950s, although her memories were hazy as she had only been a child at the time. “It was quite a pretentious place in those days but it was no sooner completed than it burnt down. It was never used at all,” he said. The project is credited to Dr Richard Rendle who took up a selection of 260 hectares of portion 201 on March 26, 1884 and was granted freehold title in 1889. He had arrived in Brisbane in 1876, as surgeon superintendent on board the Queen of Nations and set up practice as a surgeon and apothecary in Queen Street. In 1886, he became secretary of the new Medical Society of Queensland and in 1888 unsuccessfully ran for the seat of Moreton. He was also on the board of management of the Mutual Life Association of Australasia, alongside Henry James Oxley and Samuel Griffith who was Queensland premier from 1883-88 and a principal author of the Australian constitution. Dr Rendle never lived at Tanawha but he employed three bailiffs (Thomas Daniell, Charles Simmonds and Josiah Box) to satisfy the conditions for selection and carry out the required improvements. He was prominent in Brisbane society before his empire collapsed and he went into liquidation in 1894. Whether the Tanawha project contributed to his downfall is not known. Dr Rendle died at Kingaroy on August 10, 1907. Little was written about his Tanawha project, but the chimneys still stand tall as ghosts in the bushland, recalling the heyday of the ambitious Dr Rendle.
THIS MONTH IN HISTORY The first white settler in Montville was Thorvald Peter Ludwig Weitenegar (also spelt Weitemeyer), a Danish timber getter and his Scottish wife who made their selection in what was called Razorback in June 1887.
Alex campers clear up after the 1963 cyclone
DID YOU KNOW? • When Maroochy Shire Council decided to open a council-managed caravan park at Alexandra Headland in 1952, it was the first council-sponsored caravan park in Australia, recognising the growing popularity of caravanning and its importance to tourism. • The University of the Sunshine Coast was Queensland’s first new university in more than 20 years. Until then, the Coast was the largest area in Australia without its own university. It opened as a university college on a 100 hectare site at Sippy Downs in 1996 and was renamed University of the Sunshine Coast in 1999. The 50th anniversary of the naming of the Sunshine Coast will be celebrated on August 1, 2017. In the lead-up to the occasion, My Weekly Preview will each week take a look into our region’s past. If you have any historical photos or stories email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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BOKARINA BEACH BUZZ EXCITES BUYERS
One of the last substantial beachfront land releases on the east coat of Australia has entered the market.
ore than 220 people attended a special preview event to check out the plans and pricing for Bokarina Beach’s first home sites. The premium mixed-use residential, retail and tourism hub is a key component of the $5-billion Oceanside community and one of the last remaining developable parcels of beachfront land of its size on the east coast of Australia. Stockland Sunshine Coast regional manager Ben Simpson says the first land release includes a wide range of home sites ranging in size from 250 metres squared to 480 metres squared. They are priced from $319,000 to $639,000. Construction on the first home sites has begun and the community will be developed in stages, with construction expected to be completed on the final stage by around 2020. The community will eventually comprise approximately 160 home sites, 130 terrace homes and 800 beachside and north-facing parkfront apartments.
Artist’s impression of potential future infrastructure and amenity. Subject to change.
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON HARMONY’S FIRST HOMES
Daniel Clark, Mike Nancarrow and Anthony Demiris
Palmview’s largest masterplanned community continues to grow, with construction starting on the first homes. There will be a hive of activity at Harmony over the next six months as construction ramps up and more home owners start to see their dreams become a reality at Harmony. AVID Property Group Queensland General Manager Bruce Harper says builders are on site to start construction on homes as part of the first land release. “It’s great to see the development coming together, having spent a cumulative 10 years planning the masterplanned community,” Harper says. “We’ll soon see Harmony grow into a
thriving community and we can’t wait to welcome our first residents later this year.” Harmony’s first home buyer Daniel Clark says he is looking forward to construction starting on his new home. “It is very exciting to get out on site and see the construction progressing at Harmony. “Having downsized to a smaller sized block will mean less time spent on maintenance and more time for the important things in life. “I have always wanted to live close to the beach. It will be such a treat living a short drive to so many great beaches. “I love that my block is so private and there will be lots of green, open spaces in
the community. “I am particularly looking forward to exploring the Grand Linear Park once it’s completed. My three grandchildren will love running around in all that open space.” One of Queensland’s most awarded home builders, Stylemaster Homes, is set to deliver Mr Clark’s new four-bedroom, open plan home at Harmony. Work is well underway on Harmony’s Display World, which is set to be Queensland’s largest display village north of the Brisbane River. It will showcase 43 quality homes from an experienced team of 25 national and local builders.
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CLASSIC COUNTRY STYLE
FULLY FURNISHED HOME
Stunning 180 degree rural valley views are to be seen from this classic, spacious Queenslander - Circa 1910 - with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms set on 6,376m2. The location is very private yet close to cafes, walks and the National Park.
A beautifully renovated and immaculately presented single level home set on a private 8,900m2. The 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home comes complete with a heated lap pool and fully eqiuipped to continue holiday letting if desired.
30 Kondalilla Falls Road, Montville
Rafer Rodgers 0499 888 884 and Allan Rhode 0458 848 848
OFFERS OVER $850,000
Rafer Rodgers 0499 888 884 and Allan Rhode 0458 848 848
INVEST IN MONTVILLEâ€™S NEWEST HOLIDAY APARTMENTS
PRIVATE HINTERLAND SANCTUARY MUST BE SOLD
Altitude on Montville offers excellent returns for the astute investor. There are only a limited number of studio style units still available in this exciting new development featuring coastal views, spa bath on the private deck and an on-site restaurant.
Set on a very private and peaceful 3.25 hectares with your own personal waterfall, the 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home adjoins a stunning resort style pool and studio or guest accommodation. The opportunities for a new lifestyle business are many.
94-96 Main Street, Montville Allan Rhode 0458 848 848 and Jenny Tatton 0404 858 335
15 Alice Dixon Drive, Flaxton
PRICED FROM $350,000
144 Ensbey Road, Flaxton
BUYERS OVER $1M
Rafer Rodgers 0499 888 884 and Allan Rhode 0458 848 848
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UNSATISFIED ING BUYERS WAIT
THE BEST THERE IS 48 MAPLETON ROAD, NAMBOUR For those seeking a character home with a budget that extends into the high $500,000’s you should look no further than this home. Could this be the one you have waited for, for so long? No other quite like it for sale now or into the future once gone. The property is special in so many ways; the land size at over 1,800m2 (almost ½ an acre); the views that are 360 degrees looking all over Nambour and the hinterland; the verandas and deck; the whole property is all in perfect condition. A must to inspect!
Inspect Contact Agent Price $585,000 Gary Langford 0412 348 533
BRIGHT LIVING If lifestyle and privacy isn’t negotiable, then the offerings in this home are certain to appease. Located in the Brightwater estate, walking paths, lakes, shops, schools and the tavern are all a short walk away. Consisting of four bedrooms, four living areas, study and a seamless transition from indoor-to-outdoor living, the grand scale of this home makes it one of the largest single-level builds in the estate. Upon entering the fully secured front landing area, the extra-wide hallway opens to an expansive kitchen/dining/media and entertainment area, which flows seamlessly to the impressive poolside alfresco dining via plantation stacker doors.
24 MACKEREL STREET, MOUNTAIN CREEK 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Mid $700,000 buyers Harcourts Buderim 5445 2777 Michael Chapman 0422 010 000
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SECLUDED RESORT STYLE DESIGNER HOME Enter this property through an eclipse of greenery with a pleasant drive up your 100m fully pebble stoned driveway, passing through a large automatic security gate into your own resort style masterpiece. The fully fenced meticulously designed home is situated on a large 2,566m2 block with 100% views of gardens and natural landscapes. The master bedroom is presented perfectly with a walk though robe, black stone tiles surrounding your private spa bath + twin shower and double vanities makes for a deluxe ensuite. Three additional generous sized bedrooms all with built-ins + ceiling fans, a good sized media room with insulated walls for the cinema feel, all compliment this resort style family home. A large open plan kitchen/dining and family area spills out onto the undercover outdoor entertainment area overlooking the salt water pebble pool whilst enjoying total privacy from neighbours. This secluded resort style designer home is surrounded by luxurious botanical gardens.
• Solar hot water, 5.2kw solar system, Crim safe screens throughout • Powder room, storage room, office space, 3 x air conditioning units • Large black tiling throughout/carpeted bedrooms • Stone bench tops – kitchen/bathrooms, built in mini bar & BBQ • 5000 Gallon water tank under deck, electric gate • Double garage + drive through, 6x4 shed/garage with power
4 BED | 2 BATH | 3 CAR Address: 14 Plantation Rise Drive Woombye Inspect: Sunday 1.00 - 1.45pm Price: Offers Over $840k
Tobby Morrin 0401623801 email@example.com ID: 106138497
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STYLISH MOOLOOLABA TOWNHOUSE From page 37
n enviable and magical lifestyle opportunity has presented itself in this tightly held area of the Sunshine Coast. Perfectly positioned with a northfacing aspect and unrestricted deep water ocean access, this luxurious townhouse is situated in one of the most sought after Mooloolaba waterfront locations. Architecturally designed with high ceilings, this immaculate residence combines the scale and feel of a home with the convenience of low-maintenance living. Offering open-plan living over two levels, it also has an alfresco undercover entertaining area.
WEST WOOMBYE 9 HAMILTON ROAD
4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Auction on site Sunday, July 2 @ 2.30pm Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526
properties for your lifestyle
23A CULBARA STREET, MOOLOOLABA
Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE
TOWEN MOUNTAIN 91 TOWEN MOUNTAIN ROAD
10 ACRE, STYLISH DUAL LIVING RETREAT – HORSES +
14 ACRE OFF GRID. PRIVATE ECO HIDEAWAY – BIG VIEWS!
• Magnificent two storey luxury home in private, pretty location
• Steel framed, fire rated, battery solar powered, 4yo home
• Large open plan with spacious 1 bedroom flat downstairs • Large entertainment deck with views over the acreage
Price: Just Reduced $799,000
• Private setting within 14 acres with enormous pano views
Price: Mid $600,000s
Inspect: Saturday 12 – 12.40
• Modwood front and back decks, solar hot water, fireplace
Inspect: Saturday 1 – 1.40
Contact: Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412
• 90,000l concrete water tank, dam, creek, walking trails, birds Contact: John Pyne 0418 710 209
• 10m shed, 2 dams, creek, excellent fertile land – ideal horses www.riddellrealestate.com.au
• This is a self sufficient lifestyle reality – quality, economical
• Owner downsizing - $$ Extraordinary Value. Very Impressive! Property ID: 504022
www.riddellrealestate.com.au Property ID: 505527
NAMBOUR: 10-12 MILL LANE
Open Sat. 12 – 12.40
Only 2 Left! Quality built townhouses. 1 x 2 bedroom and 1 x 3 bedroom. Priced to sell.
Unit 1 $355,900 Unit 6 $349,900
WOOMBYE:12 SWEETWATER STREET
Open Sat. 1 – 1.40
New, modern and well designed home. Elevated, quiet cul de sac position. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths plus a 2 car garage. A must to inspect - very impressive.
COTTAGE CHARM AND CHARACTER
• Charming cottage nestled amongst quaint gardens (607m2)
BURNSIDE 81 PERWILLOWEN ROAD
• Elevated position, only a short distance to Nambour shops
New Quality Townhouse Development. A1 location, spacious and smart design. 2, 3 & 4 brm t.houses. Quality fixtures & fittings throughout. Modern Lifestyle.
• Formal lounge and a spacious kitchen/meals area
Contact: Virginia Brown 0400 763 837
LAND !!! – 2 X BLOCKS AVAILABLE IN BURNSIDE
• Under the home, plenty of storage plus laundry area
L2 600m2 – views, ready to build on .
• Ideal for the 1st home buyer, investor or retirees
Property ID: 503758
L3 660m2 - nicely elevated and location
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Mons 176 Sawreys Road
Open By Appointment Style and Panache Preside Over This Privately Positioned Property •Ultimate lifestyle retreat by award winning designer • Showcased in homes design magazines • Open plan living with unique customised zones
• Expansive alfresco deck with North aspect
• Mood lighting & high-end wall textures throughout
• Master Suite feature custom built joinery
• Low maintenance landscaped gardens Bev McMullin 0402 066 898 Elders Palmwoods Web Id 16932187
• Artificial turf arena with LED-lit garden features
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Kiels Mountain 350 Kiel Mountain Road
Open Saturday 1st July from 2.00pm to 2.45pm Huge Shed With Liveable Features & Amenities on 1.3 Acres! • Approx 1.25 acres, ample space to build a home The council approved shed has been perfectly • Council approved 12m x 9m shed with amenities situated on this tranquil 1.3 acre block to ensure garage/mezzanine floor privacy from the road & neighbours. This is a • Area at top of property for potential 2nd dwelling great opportunity to establish a future in a family • Close to all amenities, beaches, schools & highway neighbourhood yet still close to everything. Will Emms 0423 380 685 and David Gaskin 0405 258 765 Elders Palmwoods $395,000 Web Id 17332105
Burnside 139 Perwillowen Road
Open Saturday 1st July 11:30am to 12:15pm Stylish Home on 10 Acres with Views! • Peaceful & private 2 year old home on ten acres
• Amazing dual living options below the home
• Large galley style kitchen with butlers pantry
• Town water withdomestic sewerage treatement system
• Separate living area potential for 4th bed/office
• Property boundary borders St Johns College
• XL double garage with additional storgae areas Will Emms 0423 380 685 Elders Palmwoods Web Id 16977962
• This property provides a rare lifestyle oppotunity
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Your first choice in Real Estate
BIRD SONG Quality home ideally located on a quiet country hillside overlooking valleys and rolling hills + ocean glimpses and spectacular sunrises. Open plan living area is extended by a large outdoor area, ample room for entertaining which can be enclosed to enjoy year round views. The kitchen is the epicentre with granite benchtops, dishwasher, gas and electric cooking. 3 full size bathrooms. Fully ducted R/C air-con and gas fireplace for personal comfort. Set in ½ acre of established gardens with quality pool. Country living just 10 mins to Maleny. $895,000 Witta, via Maleny
Exclusive Agent Geoff Wells 0418 787 060 www.malenyrealty.com.au/property/606
NAN’S SEAFOOD CAFÉ - FISH & CHIPS IN MALENY This is your chance to own a profitable well run business. With high turnover from local and tourist clientele. Set in a prime position with excellent frontage and parking. With a full range of well maintained plant and equipment. Popular Dine In or Takeaway. Only fish and chips in town. An ideal family business with plenty of room for expansion. Currently open 6 days per week 10.30am to 7.30pm. A fantastic opportunity to secure your future in the idyllic lifestyle village of Maleny. Price On Application Maleny
00 , 9 9
Exclusive Agent Geoff Wells 0418 787 060 www.malenyrealty.com.au /property/598
3 LOTS REMAIN IN FINAL STAGE
Be quick to secure one of these premium ¾ acre lots from $299,000 with some of the BEST rural VIEWS you can get, underground power and the appeal of a boutique estate. Just a 3 minute drive to Maleny township and walking distance to local schools. Only 30 minutes drive to the Sunshine Coast’s stunning beaches, and only 40 minutes to Sunshine Coast Airport. This is your chance to live the dream life in this stunning hinterland oasis. Don’t hesitate, with only 3 blocks left to choose from the time for action is NOW! www.malenyrealty.com.au/property/488 Contact Exclusive Agent Jess Luthje 0438 616 064 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Proudly marketed by Steve Perry 0418 711 955 BLI BLI, 11 Trainstop Court
INSPECT Y SATURDA M A 11-11.45
Headline A Perfect Family Home This fully landscaped one acre block has stunning views and is positioned at the end of a very private, sought after cul-de-sac. There is plenty of room for a game of back
Inspect: Saturday 11.00-11.45am Price: $1,075,000
yard cricket or a game of soccer with the kids.
Steve Perry 0418 711 955
During summer this place is superb with its cooling breezes and expansive timber decks which is the perfect place to relax and watch the kids play in the 10 metre
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saltwater pool. With four large bedrooms, a home office and open plan living this place is ideal for
raising a family.
OPEN Y SATURDA M A 9-9.30 AND 1 11 1.30AM
24 LOTS, 14 ALREADY SOLD
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Now is your chance to build your dream home in the countryside and enjoy a lifestyle where you can raise your family in a quiet, safe rural residential neighbourhood. The majority of these elevated acreage lots will suit slab on ground homes.
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NOBODY IN THE WORLD SELLS MORE REAL ESTATE THAN RE/MAX.* MAROOCHYDORE, 2 Allambie Street
Headline Deceased Estate - Walk To CBD and Beaches Built by one of the Coast’s respected builders and won an award for design in 1980. • 809sqm block with two street frontage
Auction: On Site, Saturday July 8th at 12noon Inspect: Saturday 11:00 - 12:00 Barbara Banks 0419 760 492
• Solid built 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home • Open plan living featuring high ceilings
remaxcoastandcountry.com.au ID: 18260325
• Instructions clear - must sell at auction • Room for a pool and shed
Coast and Country
NAMBOUR, 6 Yvonne Street
Headline Picture Perfect Views…just $433,000!! Overlooking hundreds of acres of farm land, toward Image Flat and Kureelpa, ensure
this wonderful family home is sure to capture your attention.
Inspect: Saturday 11:00 - 11:20
• Views from Deck, Kitchen, Lounge and Master Bedroom
Jason Stock 0411 123 888
• STUNNING Ilve Cooking Station, Canopy Rangehood
• Second Undercover Rear Deck, Usable Yard, Garden Shed
• Timber Floors, Security Screens, Ceiling Fans, Air-Cond • Freshly painted, Quiet Court location, Double Garage • Wonderful value for money - act fast! Open Saturday
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‘CASTILLA’ 5/160 MOOLOOLABA ROAD
Spectacular Lifestyle Awaits
Imagine after a long day, walking into this stunning fully refurbished unit, grabbing a champers and sitting on the spacious rear balcony admiring superb views of the bay and Mooloolaba city lights. This executive unit on top of Buderim comes with vaulted ceilings, brand new beautiful kitchen with built-in breakfast bar, quality tiles, fittings and mood lighting throughout, double glazing, separate laundry room, loads of storage space and large lockup garage. King sized airconditioned master bedroom features walk in robe, ensuite, and access to that fabulous balcony and view. With only 5 in the block and very reasonable body corporate fees this one won’t last long - inspect today. INSPECT - CALL FOR IMMEDIATE INSPECTION FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5443 3377 SHANE DAWES 0411 302 925 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au
BUDERIM 29 TURNIPWOOD DRIVE
Maroochydore - 5443 3377
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HIGHWORTH 24 YVONNE STREET
Stunning Hinterland Views!
We all know the Buderim market is a hard one to break into, but luckily for you we have found a cracker three bedroom home in need of some TLC; making it affordable for you! Featuring; • Three generous bedrooms, two with built in robes • Main bathroom with bathtub, shower and separate toilet • Tiled open plan living room • Functional kitchen with island bench and breakfast bar • Spacious covered front deck with treed outlook at the front plus a large deck to the rear • Parking underneath the house plus garden shed AUCTION On Site Sunday 16th July 2017 at 12:00pm INSPECT Saturday 11-11.45am SIPPY DOWNS 5450 1515 GAVIN FLATON 0414 826 687 WEB www.fnlifestyle.com.au
This lovely highset home is located in an elevated position on a large private block. Enjoy the convenience of being so close to Nambour Hospital, schools and shops. The large covered area at the back of the home is ideal for the kids to play! • Elevated 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom family home • Modern kitchen with open Living • Covered outdoor entertainment area • North facing deck with magical views • 3 x Car lock up garage • Storage underneath • Land Size: 1518m2 INSPECT Call Agent To Arrange Inspection NAMBOUR 5441 1344 VANESSA BRUNTON 0467 448 850 WEB www.carolans.net
Mooloolaba - 5444 0800
Nambour - 5441 1344
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UPCOMING AUCTIONS Hereâ€™s a preview of hot auctions taking place on the Sunshine Coast in the next seven days: U40 ISLAND QUAYS, 51 GRAND PARADE, KAWANA ISLAND Auction on site Saturday, July 1 @ 1pm. Team Godwin Real Estate 5444 0258 Minka Jenkins 0488 550 063 7 CORYULE STREET, BATTERY HILL Auction on site Saturday, July 1 @ 4pm Belle Property Buderim 5456 0219 Bevan Horsnell 0412 512 257
29 NOTHLING STREET, MOFFAT BEACH Auction on site Sunday, July 2 @ 11am REMAX Property Sales 5470 7000 Michael Berry 0407 913 773
12 OCEAN CREST PLACE,
197 UPPER ROSEMOUNT ROAD,
Passed in. On the market for buyers in mid-$1
Passed in â€“ offers over $850,000
4+ bed, 2 bath, 4 car
23A CULBARA STREET, MOOLOOLABA Auction on site Sunday, July 2 @ 2.30pm Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Ingrid Ludbrook 0488 701 388
4 bed, 2.5 bed, 2 car
REMAX Coast and Country 5476 7654
Next Property Group 1300 400 777
Darren Rix 0416 188 259
The easiest way to check out the latest auction results.
Alan Riley 0422 723 719 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222
3 ARCHER COURT, PELICAN WATERS
A list of whatâ€™s recently sold on the Coast:
Passed in â€“ offers over $699,000
9 PRESENTATION BOULEVARD, NAMBOUR
4+ bed, 2 bath, 2 car
$410,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car
REMAX Coast and Country 5476 7654
Carolans First National Real Estate, Andy Sharma
Darren Rix 0416 188 259
*As supplied by contributing real estate agencies.
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Shop 4 Dwyer House, 256 Nicklin Way, Warana T: 5437 8806
Townhouse Apartment - All Offers Considered 32/10 Grand Parade, KAWANA ISLAND Boasting itâ€™s own private courtyard this pet friendly townhouse style apartment will suit the smart investor or the savvy owner occupier. Centrally located to the Sunshine Coast and only 5 mins drive to the new University hospital/medical precinct will ensure this apartment will always be in demand. â€¢ 3 good size bedrooms including master with ensuite and walk in
â€¢ Large private N/E deck - great for outdoor living and entertaining
â€¢ 2 car accomidation, 1 at the front of apartment and 1 underground
â€¢ Your very own private use courtyard â€“ great for a pet
â€¢ Quality kitchen with stone bench tops, stainless steel appliances
â€¢ Restaurants and convenience store just across the road
â€¢ 2 bathrooms with a powder room down stairs
â€¢ Great pool for recreation and laps + an undercover BBQ area
â€¢ Well maintained complex, on site managers and low body corp
â€¢ Owner is keen to sell and will consider all offers
Inspect Saturday 1st July 10-10.30am Price Mid $400,000â€™s Internet ID 3205588 Steve Kealey 0437 935 369
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Shop 4 Dwyer House, 256 Nicklin Way, Warana T: 5437 8806 Steve Turner 0412 679 488
Big Family Home in Buderim 12 Cranfield Drive, BUDERIM This conveniently located Buderim home has something to appeal to the whole family. It’s close to the university precinct and top Coast schools, so the kids won’t have far to travel. The owners have been extremely happy here but are ready to downsize. Do not miss your change to inspect! • 4 large bedrooms with built in wardrobes • Open play kitchen with stone bench tops and european appliances • Huge 757m2 fully fenced private block
• Study or 5th bedroom
• Numerous indoor and outdoor living areas
• 4 car accomodation
• Large backyard with saltwater pool
• Close to numerous schools and the University
Inspect Saturday 1st July 11-11.30am Auction Auction 29th July 10am on site Internet ID 3203501 Steve Turner - 0412 679 488 firstname.lastname@example.org
Opportunity Knocks! 65 Nicklin Way, WARANA Home based business, investment or owner occupier? You be the judge! A rare opportunity to secure a unique property has just become available. Being walking distance to the Warana beaches and the expanding Kawana Shopping World this 3 bedroom home comes with a lot of extras. • 2 large sheds in the backyard • Living area with aircondioning
Inspect Saturday 1st July 12-12.30pm Auction Auction 22nd July 3pm on site
• Inground pool
• Central location that boasts many business oppurtunities
Internet ID 3202632
• Huge side access
• Outdoor patio and entertaining area
Steve Turner - 0412 679 488
• Walking distance to beaches and Kawana Shopping Centre
• Fully fenced
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Shop 4 Dwyer House, 256 Nicklin Way, Warana T: 5437 8806 Steve Kealey 0437 935 369
Potential Development Site or Sold Separately 118-120 Jones Road & 2a Pittards Road, BUDERIM Potential to develop 6,303m2 of prime Buderim land, purchase the properties separately and investigate duplex potential or build your own home - the option is yours: • 118-120 Jones Rd is L1/RP1751581 covering 1,758m2 and does have a small 3 bedroom home on site • 2A Pittards Rd is L2/RP175158 covering 4,545m2 and backs onto parkland with easement access off Pittards Rd • 5 mins to Sunshine Plaza, the new Maroochydore CBD and a number of great beaches • Walking distance to convenience shopping and public transport • Easy access to Bruce Highway and Sunshine Motorway • Tender closes 5pm on Monday 31 July 2017
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Inspect Agent On Site Saturday 1st July 2-3pm Price Tender closing 5pm Monday 31st July Internet ID 3206313 Steve Kealey 0437 935 369
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RENOVATED FLAXTON DELIGHT
lending contemporary finishes with classic architectural styling, this home has mountain and valley views and boasts a waterfall and rockpool. The lounge area features a granite based plinth for the home theatre wall and ethanol fire. The kitchen, with quality European appliances, is an openplan, entertaining space in the centre of the living area. The master bedroom boasts an ensuite, walkthrough wardrobe and sitting room. Adjacent to the home and overlooking the pool is a self-contained studio with polished concrete floors, kitchenette and bathroom.
144 ENSBEY ROAD, FLAXTON 4 bed, 3 bath, 4 car Buyers over $1 million Montville Real Estate 5478 5478 Jenny Tatton 0404 858 335 Allan Rhode 0458 848 848
MODERN AND EASY LIFESTYLE – WALK TO MOOLOOLABA BEACH!
32 Moondarra Crescent, MOOLOOLABA • • • • • • •
Sophisticated makeover shines 4 bedrooms, 2 luxury bathrooms 2 separate living areas, good floorplan Chef’s kitchen, well equipped & stylish 2 separate alfresco living areas Inground pool, covered pavilion Perfect holiday home
• • • • • • •
On-site parking, 693m2 corner block No expense spared, tasteful & classy Dress circle street with waterfront homes Walk to beach, dining, parks…everything! Low maintenance and plenty of storage Work from home potential Perfect lifestyle
Buyers in the high $900,000’s All by private appointments View Wednesday 5th July 5-5:30pm Kate Jewry 0404 817 916
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BUDERIM, 51 Townsend Road
A Rare Exciting Buderim Location Builders, renovators, investors be excited. A tree lined street entry into this perfect location gives that neighborly feel, prestigous upon arrival and situated at the very end of the street in a little pocket creating perfect privacy, there is no doubt this is a prime piece of Buderim real estate set on 1045m2. This two-story family home is ideal for dual living, with three sizable bedrooms on the upper level you will be delighted by the room the open plan living area opens out onto the covered balcony downstairs is completely self contained with huge potential.
OPEN HOME: Saturday 1st July 11.00-11.30am VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au AUCTION: On Site Saturday 22nd July 12.00pm AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758
MOUNT COOLUM, 14/50 Seaside Blvd
The Last Available Apartment In Beachside On The Park Large and spacious architecturally designed apartment with the highest quality ﬁnishes and appliances. Wake up and smell the coffee from your new local coffe shop followed by a swim at the endless stretch of patrolled yet exclusive and pristine beaches on your doorstep. Huge luxurious main bedroom with oversized walk In robe and ensuite, second bedroom with walk in robe and private courtyard. Spacious covered balcony with lovely sea breezes and uninterrupted stunning views of Mount Coolum. 2 secure basement car parks with direct lift access.
OPEN HOME: Saturday 1st July 12.00-12.30pm VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au AUCTION: $614,400 AGENT: Jordan Barden 0422 990 824
Mooloolaba, 6/123 Brisbane Road
Mooloolaba Deep Waterfront Apartment Unique opportunity within one of the Sunshine Coasts most desired locations this 3 bedroom apartment offers an unbeatable lifestyle. Featuring large gourmet kitchen with quality appliances and ample storage, huge balcony for entertaining, open plan design with privacy in a boutique building. Situated only minutes walk to fashionable local cafes, restaurants and famous Mooloolaba beach this immaculate deepwater apartment gives you the ability to sail your yacht right to your front door, offering a surprisingly peaceful and spacious lifestyle.
OPEN HOME: Saturday 1st July 1.00-1.30pm PRICE: $680,000 AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758
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AUCTION ALEXANDRA HEADLAND’S MOST ICONIC HOME - MUST BE SOLD 1 Kate Street, Alexandra Headland Don’t miss this opportunity to own the most admired residence in Alexandra Headland, positioned on arguably the best block in the Golden Triangle. Architecturally designed by Frank Raadschelder to capture the spectacular Northerly ocean and white water views from almost every room in the home. Spread over three levels the home boasts designer kitchen, multiple living and outdoor areas, rooftop terrace, stunning inground pool and a self contained residence. All this within a genuine two minute walk to the famous Alex beach, restaurants and cafés. Luxury beachside buyers act immediately as this property will be SOLD on or before auction day.
• Four car garaging • Self contained residence • Two street frontage • Lift access throughout home • Security system • Ducted reverse cycle air con • Bluechip location • Plans available for extension • Stunning inground pool
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3-5 Bed | 3 Bath | 6 Car
Auction: On Site Saturday 8th July at 1pm Inspect: Saturday 1st July 1-1.30 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222 Richard Scrivener 0416 799 188
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PRESTIGIOUS RIVERFRONT MOOLOOLABA – EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST CLOSING JULY 6TH 2017 41 Carwoola Crescent, Mooloolaba With Expressions of Interest closing soon and overwhelming interest, this architecturally designed home of meticulous design is a MUST to inspect. Sophisticated, stylish and well appointed - offering expansive North East panoramic water views and a perfectly positioned riverfront location. Sail the Pacific Ocean with direct deepwater access from your private pontoon. Expertly tailored and occupying two floors, this magnificent abode is as spectacular as it is luxurious. Upon entering you will be captivated by the expansive water vistas showcased by high ceilings and floor to ceiling glass. Secure yourself one of the largest blocks and frontages in the Mooloolaba deepwater precinct - this property will be sold, call Karen today.
• Expansive river frontage • Private 21m pontoon • 2+ separate living zones • Secure carparking for 7 • Sparkling inground pool • Private boat ramp • Workshop and storage • Walk to restaurants, shops and beaches
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5 Bed | 4 Bath | 7 Car
Price: Expressions of Interest Closing July 6th at 5pm Inspect: Saturday 1st July 3.15-4pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526
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AUCTION HUGE FAMILY OASIS - WILL BE SOLD 29 Lee Street, Buderim Do not judge this book by it’s cover - hidden behind the tropical gardens and grand driveway this private oasis is waiting for its next owners to move in and call it home. The clever floor plan offers space and privacy suitable for a large family or a family that just wants to spread out. This unique property offers 6 bedrooms, multiple living zones, gourmet kitchen, and triple garage with extra storage plus a shed! Built on 2,345m2 this easy to maintain property offers room for everyone as well as the toys without the hassle of large acreage living.
6 Bed | 3 Bath | 4 Car • Location, space & lifestyle • Stunning 514m2 home • Fully fenced 2345m2 block • Tropical outdoor living • Saltwater pool • Minutes to shops, beach, schools and 550m to Headland Gold Club
Auction: On Site Saturday July 22nd at 11am Inspect: Saturday 1st July 10-10.30am Carmel La Macchia 0400 300 545
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AUCTION FAMILY EXECUTIVE ENTERTAINER ON THE LAKE IN MOUNTAIN CREEK 69 Karawatha Drive, Mountain Creek This superb residence set back from the road, boasts stunning lake views and access from the 1005m2 fully landscaped flat block. Featuring vaulted ceilings with a combination of timber and marble flooring with an awesome under cover entertaining area with built in BBQ. The kitchen enjoys stunning views over the sparkling inground pool, expansive garden and glistening lake in the background. This is the ULTIMATE family/executive home, with four generous bedrooms, a separate games room and a backyard the kids and pets will love. A secure and fully fenced yard in the heart of Mountain Creek and Buderim school zones.
4 Bed | 2 Bath | 4 Car • Ducted aircon throughout • Lake views and solar inground pool • Hospitals and Uni within minutes • Extra double carport, room for van • Modern kitchen, granite benchtops • European appliances • Quick access to Mooloolaba beach
Auction: On Site Saturday 29th July at 12pm Inspect: Saturday 1st July 1.45pm-2.30pm Craig Porter 0411 554 880
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STUNNING 30 ACRES - ONLY 15 MINS TO MOOLOOLABA BEACH “LIFESTYLE AT ITS BEST!” 223 Dales Road, Chevallum Everything you could ever want in a dream lifestyle acreage property is on offer here. A contemporary home with all the mod cons you would expect and deserve, combined with 30 of the most beautiful acres you’re likely to find and all just 16 minutes to Mooloolaba or Maroochydore CBD. Previously this stunning property was successfully operating as the very well respected Chevallum Turf Farm and can be again if you desire. A complete prospectus of the business opportunity is available on request. The property could also be easily transformed to become a horse haven or maybe just to run some beef or any other myriad of uses.
4 Bed | 2 Bath | 7 Car • 30 stunning acres • 2 extra-large and deep dams • Business opportunity • 4 bed plus large functional office • Machinery sheds • 6 minutes to Sunshine Coast Grammar • 8 minutes to Sunshine Coast University
Price: Buyers From Mid To High $1 Million Range Inspect: Saturday 1st July 10-10.45am Craig Porter 0411 554 880
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MUST BE SOLD – A REMARKABLE OPPORTUNITY AWAITS! 12 Ocean Crest Place, Alexandra Headland Showcasing one of the most sought after positions in the prestigious Alex Shores, 12 Ocean Crest Place boasts superb elevation and picturesque ocean views. Situated toward the end of a quiet cul-de-sac with privacy assured, the property maintains easy access to all amenities and is just a short stroll to Alex beach. With living over 2 levels and a host of separate zones, you will be spoilt for choice in this generous family home. With massive potential to update or add immediate value, this is a must to inspect! Committed owners have purchased elsewhere, so don’t miss this rare opportunity to secure one of the best buys in Alex Shores. Be quick!
4 Bed | 2.5 Bath | 2 Car • Panoramic ocean views • Fully fenced 620m2 elevated block • Desirable North East aspect • Generous living over 2 levels • An abundance of natural light • Resort style swimming pool • Minutes to Alex beach and restaurants
Price: Buyers Around Mid $1M’s Inspect: Saturday 1st July 12-12.45pm Alan Riley 0422 723 719 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222
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AUCTION EXCEPTIONAL MOOLOOLABA PENTHOUSE - MUST BE SOLD 5/31 Buderim Avenue, Mooloolaba Owners are relocating - this unique penthouse with breathtaking 360 degree ocean and hinterland views is on the market to be SOLD. This sophisticated and stylish abode of timeless design will not disappoint. Occupying the top two floors of this small complex of only 5 units. Rich timber floors throughout, an incredible floor plan and over 500m2 of luxury living combine to create an unrivalled lifestyle opportunity. Motivated vendors will consider all offers presented prior to auction, a must to inspect - call Karen or Loren today.
4 Bed | 2+ Bath | 5 Car • 360 degree breathtaking views • Beautiful alfresco entertaining area • 2 kitchens • Private pool, spa and sauna • Walk to restaurants and beaches • Secure parking for 5
Auction: On Site Saturday 15th July at 2pm Inspect: Saturday 1st July 2-2.45pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222
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AUCTION DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY- EXECUTIVE WATERFRONT - AUCTION SATURDAY 15TH JULY 19 Cuba Court, Kawana Island
4 Bed | 3+ Bath | 2 Car
An enviable waterfront lifestyle opportunity awaits on prestigious Kawana Island. Perfectly positioned with a North East aspect and direct ocean access. This immaculate architecturally designed home combining spectacular views with superior quality surpasses all expectations. Surrounded by some of the most admired homes on the Island, this stunning and sophisticated abode is in good company. Captivating and luxurious, the home offers open plan living, high ceilings and a designer kitchen encompassing the stunning inground pool. Motivated vendors have purchased elsewhere and will consider offers prior to auction - call Karen today!
• Direct ocean access outside the lock • Sought after North East aspect • Multiple living zones • Covered alfresco entertaining area • Minutes to new medical precinct • Heated inground pool • Private 10m pontoon and jetty
Auction: On Site Saturday 15th July,11am Inspect: Saturday 1st July 11-11.30am Karen Jones 0405 122 526
OVERSEAS OWNERS SAY SELL! 27 Albatross Avenue, Aroona
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Car
Attention renovators - don’t miss this opportunity. Unlock the potential of this centrally located property or alternatively detonate to take advantage of this beautiful elevated block and build your dream home. Inspection is a must to appreciate the potential this property has to offer. Previously rented for $410 per week.
Auction: On Site, Saturday 8th July at 12pm Inspect: Saturday 1st July 12-12.30pm Carmel La Macchia 0400 300 545
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MALENY COUNTRY RETREAT
rivacy is the key at this secluded 11 acre property featuring a timber home overlooking its own hidden valley with permanent creek and rainforest just metres walk from the house. The property has a north-facing verandah, a workshop or studio space with power and water, which means it can be used to store a caravan or boat. There is also a double carport plus extra storage under the house. There is also an 11,000 gallon rainwater storage plus brand new pump on the creek for the garden, solar, solar hot water and separate fenced yard for small livestock.
Brenden & Anna… WE GET RESULTS
139 ANSELL ROAD, WITTA 3 bed, 1 bath, 6 car $685,000 Maleny Realty 5499 9994 Jess Luthje 0438 616 064
If you’re thinking of selling, you need to give us a call
This is why • We’re experienced • We know what we’re doing • We’ll always let you know what’s going on • No enquiry goes unanswered, every phone call is returned • We know how to market your property professionally to get you the most money • We will defend your price and negotiate hard on your behalf If you’re thinking of selling or want to know what your property is worth, you need to give us a “belle”.
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belle property buderim 2/90 Burnett Street Buderim 5456 0212
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IDEAL FOR DUAL LIVING...
Buderim 1 Bunyarra Court • • • • •
4 B 1 H 3 C 2985 J
Perfectly situated with north east ocean views Vast entertaining decks overlooking pool Approx 3/4 acre of lush green grounds Separate and secure granny flat Peaceful and private cul de sac location
AUCTION SATURDAY 4PM...
Battery Hill 7 Coryule Street • • • • •
3 B 1 H 2 C 1 D
First time offered since 1979 Ocean glimpses from top level Separate living spaces upstairs & downstairs Office & second bathroom downstairs Ideal for renovating or upgrading
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Tanya Mungomery is proud to launch a boutique real estate agency - TM Estate Agents. Bree Bellhouse joins Tanya as her personal assistant bringing her passion and love of property to the team. Tanya found that an increasing number of her clients were looking for a boutique agency experience and therefore decided to open her own agency to provide a personalised six star buying and selling experience for her valued clients. Tanya will use her knowledge and experience to design an individualised marketing strategy for your home to maximize market proﬁle and sales outcome. Tanya looks forward to sharing your next real estate journey and making it an enjoyable, stress free and rewarding experience. Please contact Tanya if you are thinking of buying or selling and would like to know the value of your property.
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52 Gilbert Street, BUDERIM
4 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Car
47 Cottman Street, BUDERIM
1, 219 sqm
• Sophisticated spacious open plan design with subtle views
• Last remaining block with beautiful northern views
• Four large bedrooms brimming with a natural haven of light
• Flat walking distance to the vibrant cosmopolitan Buderim Village
• Contemporary chic designer styled bathroom
• Surrounded by upmarket brand-new quality homes
• Sleek timber kitchen with quality appliances ﬂowing to covered alfresco
• Last opportunity to secure a large parcel of Buderim’s premium land
• Large separate fully self-contained one bedroom granny-ﬂat
• Easy access to great beaches, schools and shopping precincts
View Saturday 1st July 11-11.30pm Auction Saturday 16th July 10am
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Buderim, 7 Hamilton Street
Flat Corner Block “On Top” In a prime ‘on top’ location, this corner allotment provides a sensational opportunity to secure an exceptional Buderim home. Situated on a 620m2 block,this would prove to be a fantastic place to call home or a great investment property. Complete your vision and take advantage of the mountain views that can be captured by building on another level.
Auction unless sold prior • Quiet residential precinct surrounded by quality homes • Perfectly suited for renovation • In ground pool ideally positioned on block • Lock-up garage plus a carport • Dual street access • Short, flat 400m walk to shops and public transport • Suitable for a wide variety of buyers
Friday 7th July at 4:00pm, on site View Saturday 1st July 11.00-11.30am, Wednesday 5th July 5.00-5.30pm harcourts.buderim.com.au/QB2792 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219 Shayne Callander 0409 427 850
Buderim, 12/38-42 King Street
Spectacular Views ‘ON TOP’ – Yours for the Taking!
Auction unless sold prior
Unique Top floor apartment oozes style and sophistication. Jaw dropping views from Glasshouse Mountains to Old Woman Island. Picture yourself enjoying endless hours entertaining your family and friends on the Extra Large Balcony which almost doubles your living space. With such close proximity to town, you can leave the car at home. Must be sold this weekend!
Sunday 2nd July at 12:00pm, on site View Saturday 1st July & Sunday 2nd July 11:30 - 12:00pm harcourts.buderim.com.au/QB2773
• Magnificent Ocean to Mountain views • X-large balcony ideal for entertaining • Common Rooftop area yours to enjoy • Single remote garage plus extra storage for your toys • Ramp for Easy Access/Disable friendly • Well managed and affordable Body Corp • Owners are Clear - Must Sell!!
Liz Cotton 0413 387 718
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CONVENIENT BEACH HOME
his property was owned and built by a well-respected Coast builder and won an award for its modern colonial style in 1980. It sits on an 809m2 block offering a premium position and the opportunity for a pool or shed. It is within walking distance to the Sunshine Coast beaches and the new Maroochydore CBD. The solid built four bedroom, two bathroom home features high ceilings throughout the open plan living. The existing house and garage has been well maintained and could be rented at around $480-$500 per week, or renovated for your own use.
2 ALLAMBIE STREET, MAROOCHYDORE 4+ bed, 2 bath, 2 car Auction on site Saturday, July 8 @ midday RE/MAX Coast and Country 5476 7654 Barbara Banks 0419 760 492
his conveniently located Buderim home will appeal to the whole family. Airconditioning and fans throughout keep the house comfortable year-round. The open-plan dining/ kitchen area boasts stone bench tops and quality European appliances. For those wanting to kick back and relax, the bright family bathroom features a spa bath. All bedrooms contain built-in robes and the master has a walk-in and ensuite. A fully fenced backyard will keep the family pet happy with plenty of room in addition to the wellestablished pool area.
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12 CRANFIELD DRIVE, BUDERIM 4 bed, 2 bath, 4 car Auction on site July 29 @ 10am Platinum Properties 5437 8806 Steve Turner 0412 679 488
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Stylish inner city waterfront home at 11 Meridien Drive.
Space, light and lots of lifestyle at 46 Serenity Circuit.
• Stylish architectural features give this home strong street appeal. Inside the large open living area extends out onto a northerly facing alfresco space with panoramic views across the lake. • A private and spacious master bedroom includes a large ensuite, separate walk in robe and balcony overlooking the water. • A well appointed kitchen offers plenty of work space, stone bench tops and quality appliances. • A second media room upstairs separates the master suite from the other three carpeted bedrooms, all of which feature built-ins.
• A well appointed kitchen features plenty of work space across stone benches with quality appliances like the 900mm stove. Plus large outdoor dining and entertaining area. • A very private, larger master bedroom includes a spacious ensuite, walk in robe and its own balcony that too overlooks the lake and beyond. • A second lounge upstairs adds privacy between master bedroom and three other, carpeted bedrooms, all of which feature built-ins. A second large bathroom caters for the whole family. • A light and airy interior is complimented by split system air-conditioning and fans throughout to provide year round living comfort for you and your family.
• Split system air-conditioning provides you and the family with year round living comfort.
• Every aspect of this design layout works to capture the beauty of its stunning, lakeside location.
A grand design over three ﬂoors at 12 Serenity Circuit. • Perfect for the family with older children, the ground ﬂoor contains 2 bedrooms plus a massive breakout area, with direct access to the outdoor kitchen, entertaining deck and pool. • On level two, not only does the kitchen provide professional quality appliances it too offers its chef of the day and your guests spectacular views out across the lake. A delightful space. • The third level, the parents retreat is a design master stroke. This is not just a large master suite, it’s palatial. The ensuite boasts an indoor garden within dual shower room and two person bath. And as you would expect there is also a separate and cavernous walk in dressing room. • You have to see this home to appreciate it’s space, style and luxury lifestyle appointments.
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6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 8.40 Common Sense. Topical news show. 9.40 To Be Advised. 10.40 Blue Bloods. (M) 11.30 WIN News.
6.30pm News. 7.30 Great British Railway Journeys. (PG) 8.00 Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook: Melbourne. 8.30 The Family Law. (M) Benjamin becomes Candy’s “man of honour”. 9.00 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 6.
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7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Dirty Jobs. 8.20 Catﬁsh: The TV Show. 9.00 Songs To Have Sex To. 9.45 Fancy Boy. 10.15 Penn & Teller: Fool Us.
6pm ICU. 6.30 Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Gold Coast Medical. 8.30 Escape To The Country. 9.30 Building The Dream. (PG) 10.30 The House That 100K Built.
6.30pm The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 7.00 AFL Pre-Game Show. 7.30 Football. AFL. Round 15. Melbourne v Sydney. From the MCG. 11.00 Klondike Gold Fever. (M) 12am Ink Master. (M)
6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Zookeeper. (2011) (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Hunger Games. (2012) (M) Jennifer Lawrence. 11.30 Most Terrifying Places in America. (MA15+)
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. (PG) 7.30 Monarch Of The Glen. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE The Birdcage. (1996) (M) Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman. 11.10 The Paradise. (PG)
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 MacGyver. (PG) 8.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 10.30 Highlander. (M) 11.30 Diagnosis Murder. (M)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Acropolis Now. 7.30 How I Met Your Mother. 8.00 New Girl. (C) 8.30 MOVIE She’s Out Of My League. (2010) (M) 10.35 Dating Naked.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Penn & Teller: Fool Us. 8.15 Would I Lie To You? The Unseen Bits. 8.45 Live At The Apollo. 9.30 Russell Howard’s Stand-Up Central. 9.55 Fancy Boy.
6pm For The Love Of Dogs. (PG) 6.30 Mighty Planes. 7.30 Extreme Railways. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Jane Eyre. (2011) (M) 11.00 Mighty Planes.
7.20pm Football. AFL. Round 15. GWS v Geelong. From Spotless Stadium, Sydney. 10.30 Car Chasers. (M) 11.30 Canadian Pickers. (PG) 12.30am Ink Master. (M)
7pm MOVIE Babe: Pig In The City. (1998) (G) Magda Szubanski, James Cromwell, Mickey Rooney. 9.00 MOVIE The Nutty Professor. (1996) (M) 11.00 Two And A Half Men. (PG)
7pm MOVIE The Magniﬁcent Seven. (1960) (PG) 9.40 MOVIE Young Guns II. (1990) (M) Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips. 11.45 Scott & Bailey.
6pm Attenborough’s The Life Of Mammals. 7.00 Building Invincible. (PG) 8.00 Megafactories. 9.00 Countdown To Murder. (M) 10.00 48 Hours. (M)
6pm Frasier. 6.30 Raymond. 7.30 Last Man Standing. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 9.30 Fresh Off The Boat. (PG) 10.00 The Great Indoors. 10.30 Don’t Trust The B----.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 River Monsters. 8.20 To Be Advised. 8.40 Whovians. 9.20 The Miracle Hunter. 10.05 Songs To Have Sex To.
6.15pm Some Mothers Do ’Ave ’Em. 7.00 Border Security: Int. (PG) 8.00 The Force: BTL. (PG) 8.30 A Touch Of Frost. (M) 10.30 Escape To The Country. 11.30 To Be Advised.
6pm Seinfeld. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Shanghai Noon. (2000) (PG) 8.45 MOVIE Collateral Damage. (2002) (M) 11.00 Jail: Las Vegas Jailhouse. 12am Ink Master.
6pm MOVIE Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite. (2013) (PG) 7.30 True Story. 8.00 Big Bang. 8.30 MOVIE Superman Returns. (2006) (M) 11.45 Two And A Half Men.
6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 The Good Life. 8.10 New Tricks. (PG) 9.20 MOVIE Dr No. (1962) (PG) Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Joseph Wiseman. 11.35 The Closer. (M)
6pm M*A*S*H. 7.00 Scorpion. 8.00 The Greatest Wildlife Show On Earth. (PG) 9.00 Cops: Adults Only. (PG) 9.30 Motorcycle Racing. MotoGP. Race 9. German Grand Prix.
6pm Frasier. 6.30 MOVIE The Princess Bride. (1987) (PG) 8.30 Russell Coight’s All Aussie Adventures. (PG) 9.00 The Graham Norton Show. (M) 10.00 Whose Line Is It Anyway? Australia.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Doctor Who. 8.30 Louis Theroux: A Different Brain. 9.30 Destination Arnold. 10.35 Opening Shot 2. 11.00 Sammy J’s Democratic Party.
6pm SCU. (PG) 6.30 Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Doc Martin. (PG) 8.30 Tennis. Wimbledon. Day 1. 9.45 Lewis. (M) 11.45 Bargain Hunt.
6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 World’s Most Amazing Videos. (M) 8.30 MOVIE xXx: The Next Level. (2005) (M) 10.30 America’s Hardest Prisons. (M) 11.45 Talking Footy.
6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 Adv Time. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 7.30 Science Of Stupid. (M) 8.00 Top Gear. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE The Expendables 3. (2014) (M) Sylvester Stallone, Mel Gibson.
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Spy In The Wild. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE The Negotiator. (1998) (M) Samuel L Jackson, Kevin Spacey, David Morse. 11.30 To Be Advised.
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 MacGyver. (M) 8.30 MOVIE There Will Be Blood. (2007) (M) Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Dillon Freasier.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Acropolis Now. 7.30 How I Met Your Mother. 8.00 The Simpsons. 8.30 MOVIE Tomorrow, When The War Began. (2010) (M) 10.35 The X-Files.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Dirty Jobs. 8.20 The Checkout. 8.50 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. 9.30 Banged Up Abroad. 10.20 Destination Arnold.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Martin Clunes And A Lion Called Mugie. (PG) 8.30 Tennis. Wimbledon. Day 2. 10.00 Mighty Planes. (PG) 11.00 Bargain Hunt.
6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Outback Truckers. (PG) 9.30 Outback Pilots. (PG) 10.30 MegaTruckers. 11.00 Ice Road Truckers.
6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 Adventure Time. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 8.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE The Jackal. (1997) (MA15+) Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier.
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. (PG) 7.30 New Tricks. (M) 8.40 Midsomer Murders. (M) 10.50 Cold Case. (M) 11.50 To Be Advised.
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 48 Hours. (M) 9.30 Countdown To Murder. (MA15+) 10.30 48 Hours. (M) 11.30 Diagnosis Murder. (PG)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Acropolis Now. 7.30 How I Met Your Mother. 8.00 The Simpsons. 8.30 Futurama. 9.00 MOVIE Welcome To The Jungle. (2013) (MA15+)
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Dirty Jobs. 8.20 Bodyshockers: Nips, Tucks And Tattoos. 9.05 The Paedophile Next Door. 9.55 Opening Shot 2.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Jonathan Creek. (M) 8.30 Tennis. Wimbledon. Day 3. 10.30 I Shouldn’t Be Alive. (M) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.
6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 Baggage Battles. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Need For Speed. (2014) (M) 11.10 Rude Tube. 11.40 Barter Kings.
6pm Regular. 6.30 Adv Time. 7.00 Middle. 7.30 RBT. 8.00 Police Ten 7. 8.30 MOVIE Crocodile Dundee. (1986) (M) 10.30 MOVIE The Naked Gun: From The Files Of Police Squad! (1988) (M)
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. (PG) 7.30 Death In Paradise. (M) 8.40 Agatha Christie’s Poirot. (M) 10.50 Silent Witness. (MA15+)
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 Building Invincible. 8.30 Attenborough’s The Life Of Mammals. 9.30 To Be Advised. 10.30 Countdown To Murder. (MA15+) 11.30 Legends. (M)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Acropolis Now. 7.30 How I Met Your Mother. 8.00 The Simpsons. 9.00 Futurama. 9.30 Paciﬁc Heat. 10.00 Bob’s Burgers.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Dirty Jobs. 8.20 Shaun Micallef’s MAD AS HELL. 8.50 The Inbetweeners. 9.20 Comedy Up Late. 9.50 Live At The Apollo. 10.45 Broad City.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Keeping Up Appearances. (PG) 8.30 Tennis. Wimbledon. Day 4. 11.00 Wimbledon. Day 4. Continued.
6pm Beverly Hills Pawn. (PG) 6.30 Barter Kings. (PG) 7.30 Big Bang. (PG) 10.00 ScreenPLAY. (MA15+) 10.30 Big Bang. (PG) 11.00 Kinne. 11.30 World’s Craziest Fools. 12am The Front Bar.
6pm Regular Show. 6.30 Adv Time. 7.00 The Middle. 7.30 Big Bang. 8.30 MOVIE Crocodile Dundee II. (1988) (PG) 10.45 Auction Hunters. 11.45 Dog And Beth: On The Hunt.
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. (PG) 7.30 Weird Wonders Of The World. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE Rain Man. (1988) (M) 11.25 Blackadder Goes Forth.
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 Territory Cops. (PG) 8.30 Cops: Adults Only. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE True Justice: Violence Of Action. (2012) (M) 11.00 Graceland.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Acropolis Now. 7.30 How I Met Your Mother. (PG) 8.00 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.30 Sex And The City. (M) 9.40 Sex And The City. (MA15+)
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She went to Wonderland
Fourth month of the year
To cook food in the oven for a long time
Hawthorn football team
Type of steak
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ARIES (MAR 21-APR 20)
TAURUS (APR 21-MAY 21)
GEMINI (MAY 22-JUN 21)
Resist the overwhelming urge to be a bossy ram! The full moon charges up your career and family zones so apply the brakes and think before you speak. When it comes to your Aries aspirations, the main quality you need to cultivate is patience.
Friday is the day when business, finance and real estate are all favoured. Then your communication and learning zones are activated by the full moon. So it’s time to exercise your brain as you communicate as creatively as possible.
Stop gallivanting around in a general fluster and instead focus on revamping your close relationships. With vivacious Venus shifting into your sign (until July 31) it’s time to charge up your charisma and call in a few old favours.
CANCER (JUN 22-JUL 23)
LEO (JUL 24-AUG 23)
VIRGO (AUG 24-SEP 23)
Crabs are ruled by the silvery moon so you can’t help but be affected by this week’s full moon. It fires up a partnership problem that’s been brewing. But if you become unreasonable then it won’t help matters.
Prepare to sparkle and shine this week, as the sun links up with Neptune. Creativity and selfexpression are highlighted. If you find yourself being drawn into a conflict on Thursday, then use your intuition and charm to slide out of the situation.
Your private nature is emphasised from Thursday onwards, when Mercury (your patron planet) shifts into your seclusion zone. So make sure you connect with like-minded folk who understand your particular peccadillos and need for privacy.
LIBRA (SEP 24-OCT 23)
SCORPIO (OCT 24-NOV 22)
SAGITTARIUS (NOV 23-DEC 21)
Librans are matchmakers and love to counsel others. This week, with Venus (your power planet) shifting into Gemini, there’ll be two distinct sides to every relationship story. So, when giving advice, make sure you communicate clearly.
Expect plenty of calls, emails, texts, and snail mail. If you are dealing with important business matters, then a conservative approach reaps rewards. Protecting and stabilising (and enjoying) current resources is preferable to taking a chance.
Communicating with friends and colleagues from other countries is favoured, as you extend your social circle to include a cosmopolitan new crowd. But the full moon stimulates your money zone so it’s not a good week to go on a shopping spree.
CAPRICORN (DEC 22-JAN 20)
AQUARIUS (JAN 21-FEB 19)
PISCES (FEB 20-MAR 20)
Under the Capricorn full moon, concentration is high and your attention to detail is even better than usual. So any work you do will be of a high standard. Couples – it’s a wonderful week to work on the love and commitment between you.
Don’t worry if you temporarily lose momentum and question your goals for the future. The dreams you dream now will manifest further down the track (especially if they involve work). You just need to be patient and have faith in the process.
This week’s terrific sun/Neptune trine activates your creative and contemplative side. So it’s the perfect time to lose yourself in an artistic project. Dream big dreams on the weekend, when the full moon urges you to list your goals for the future.
Solve all the clues and reveal the eight-letter word spelled down the middle of the grid.
LAST WEEK’S SOLUTION
GOOD 18 BETTER 22 BEST 24 3006 CROSSWORD:ACROSS: 1 Posture 5 Topic 8 Proliferation 9 Ratio 10 Pulsate 11 Banana 12 Sultan 15 Profane 17 Earth 19 In short supply 20 Maybe 21 Pelican DOWN: 1 Paper 2 Spontaneously 3 Unicorn 4 Exempt 5 Trail 6 Philanthropic 7 Concern 11 Baptism 13 Unequal 14 Pent-up 16 Alone 18 Haydn
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IT’S NOT JUST COMMON SENSE Richard O’Leary meets a billionaire and learns the secret formula for running a successful business.
had coffee with a billionaire the other day. Not bragging, just saying. His wealth is neither here nor there to me, but it does prove his attitude to business works – for him at least. The secret formula? T-I-L. Trust. Integrity. Loyalty. He explained it this way. You can’t half trust someone. You either trust them or you don’t. Only do business with people you trust. A person has integrity or they don’t. Only deal with people who have integrity. And loyalty? Always employ someone who is really good at their job and 100 per cent loyal over someone who is excellent at their job and only 85 per cent loyal.
Seems to make sense, and it has served him well. Now some people may say all of those things he was talking about were just plain old common sense. But I dislike that phrase. I think the term common sense is often used by people who know how to do something and look down at others who can’t do it. My natural aversion to the expression reaches way back to my childhood when my father used to explain away anything that he would do, and we kids couldn’t do. Fixing a chair. Hanging a door. Building a house. It helps when you are a carpenter, which my dad was and still is. His ability to do those things was the result of being taught, trying it himself, making mistakes, and learning from them. By writing it off as common sense he
produced three boys who can’t fix a chair, hang a door or build a house (to be fair to him, we didn’t show a hell of a lot of interest either). This means, all these years later, when he comes to our houses he ends up doing all those odd jobs that accumulate over the months. And I have to say over that coffee with one of Australia’s richest men, he never mentioned common sense once. He did talk about hard work, taking risks and making the most of good luck when it comes your way. And of course T.I.L. Which may explain Voltaire’s pithy “Common sense is not so common”. Although as in most things, I prefer Einstein’s theory on it: “Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age 18”. email@example.com
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