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HOME TRUTHS Where on the Sunshine Coast do you live? Yaroomba. It’s paradise. First job? A promotions role at Mix FM, driving the Coast Cruiser. It was the job of a lifetime for a 17-yearold with a head full of dreams and a new driver’s licence. What are you currently working on? A design for a new home build on Kawana Island. It is a large architectural home for a gorgeous family with six lively kids. Your family includes… My husband, Hayden, and our five kids – six-year-old Winter Jools, five-year-old Piper Juliet, four-year-old Frankie Juno, two-year-old Maverick Jak and one-year-old Elliot Jorge.

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Rick Burns’ eldest daughter has an unquestionable pedigree in the construction industry, and energy in spades – as well as her roles as the sales manager at PJ Burns Builder, Courtney is a busy mum of five. While she’s had a few stints living out of the region, including two months in Longreach and 18 months in Childers, Courtney knows how lucky she is to call the Sunshine Coast home.

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First car? A 1984 white Volvo station wagon with shagpile seat covers and a dated paint job patched up with homemade flowers cut out of contact. It was the only car in our house with the roof racks dad needed to go surfing. He got some looks. Favourite book? I’d probably say Z for Zachariah by Robert C O’Brien. I read it in year 11 and have read it over and over again since. I have no idea why I like it so much, but if you haven’t read it, do. It won’t take long; it’s only 196 pages.

home on my own. I was 17 and had built my first home at Currimundi. It quickly turned into the worst day of my life when some so-called friends flooded it at the house warming. You live and learn. Best advice you’ve been given? I have a handwritten note on my noticeboard at work, written by my grandfather only two weeks before his death in May 2006 that says, ‘Indecision causes more emotional stress than making the wrong decision.’ I love it. What is your favourite place on the Sunshine Coast? Marcoola Beach. It’s my favourite because it isn’t crowded and the sand seems cleaner. Where do you take visitors when they come to the Coast? The Spirit House, Yandina and to the top of Mount Coolum.

“Indecision causes more emotional stress than making the wrong decision”

If you could change one thing on the Coast what would it be? I’d fix the traffic between here and Brisbane. Any commuter would understand my pain, and I only have to do it once or twice a week. Your greatest regret? Not spending more time picking my grandfather’s brain while I had the chance.

What achievement are you most proud of? The rubber band ball on my office desk. And my kids.

What are you reading now? Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich. I’m a few behind. I’ve been busy. Stacked under this is the other unread Janet Evanovich titles in the series, two Harlan Coben books and a Lee Child (for when I feel like reading in short, choppy sentences, which is often).

You are happiest when? I’m at home on Saturday morning, sitting on our deck with a coffee, and the kids are happy. It’s a much briefer moment during soccer season.

Favourite song? Can I have two? Hands Down by Dashboard Confessional (I walked down the aisle to that song) and Logo Te Pate from the Moana soundtrack. I’m the embarrassing mum.

How do you deal with your frustrations? I listen to music, loudly.

Best day in your life? You’re expecting me to say my wedding day, or the day each of my kids was born, so I won’t. Even though they were all amazing days that I’d love to do over. Probably the day I moved into my first

What frustrates you the most? People who don’t take pride in what they do.

If you could tell your 18-year-old self anything, what would it be? Realise how happy and beautiful you are. Don’t waste one second of time hoping for more. At that age, I had everything I could have wanted. I still do, but am lucky enough to realise it now.

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” Jimmy Dean

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A LIFE LESS ORDINARY Ray Martin has interviewed thousands of people around the world in a long and varied career, but few subjects were like Fred Hollows, a straight-talking subject who became a firm friend. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

“He could be gruff and argumentative and in the next breath he would have the best bedside manner”

Fred Hollows gave his last interview to Ray Martin Image: Fred Hollows Foundation

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f there is one thing Ray Martin can say about his career, it’s that no day has been the same. Martin may be one of the country’s most decorated journalists, but the five-time Gold Logie winner, Member of the Order of Australia and Centenary Medal recipient is as approachable as they come. Relaxing in his Mount Coolum holiday home, Martin is on cloud nine. He has recently taken some time off work to go on “baby watch” with wife Dianne and daughter Jenna in Sydney, and welcomed his first grandchild, a boy, into the world. The Martins are no strangers to the Coast, having spent many holidays for the past two decades at Coolum before deciding to buy a house near the golf course at the base of the mountain. “It’s a wonderful country town and you get the best of both worlds in the sense that it’s nice and relaxed – you can get around in a pair of shorts and a T-shirt and people say g’day and no one bothers me. I like the pace. I like the climate. There’s nothing not to like,” he tells My Weekly Preview. Martin, who received a star on Caloundra’s Walk of Stars in early 2007, was born Raymond Grace and grew up in a nomadic life with his three sisters and a drunken and abusive father. When he was 12 years old, his mother

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left to escape the cycle of debt, alcohol and homelessness and they assumed the surname Martin to prevent their father from finding them. Martin went on to work as an engineer before leaving the industry to study history at the University of Sydney. It was in his fourth year of a teaching degree that he “jumped the fence” and joined the ABC as a cadet journalist in 1965. It was a decision that changed the course of his life and led to a career that spanned 52 years, has had him travelling “a million-odd” air miles in more than 100 countries to interview 10,000 people “in round figures”. A few years after joining the ABC, Martin was posted to New York as its correspondent and covered anti-Vietnam War protests, presidential elections, and the Olympic Games among other news and current affairs. He moved to Channel Nine in 1978 to work alongside Ian Leslie and George Negus on the launch of 60 Minutes. When he and Dianne had their first child, Martin was working away up to four months of the year and he decided to take on a new project, Midday with Ray Martin, which was a world-first 90-minute live show filmed in the middle of the day. He later moved on to anchor A Current Affair and left full-time television in 2011.

Martin now takes on passion projects as they arise and will feature in his first major photographic exhibition in Ken Duncan’s Sydney gallery this month, while continuing to make regular appearances on The Project and gearing up for his next TV venture – a show titled Next – where he will interview the who’s who of the science world in a question-and-answer-style program that focuses on “where the world is going”. He is also in the middle of writing a book about the late Fred Hollows, the celebrated humanitarian who set out on a quest to

“[Coolum is] nice and relaxed – you can get around in a pair of shorts and a T-shirt and people say g’day” restore sight to those who are needlessly blind in developing countries. Martin says Hollows is among his “holy trinity” of icons he has connected with throughout his career. “In the more than 10,000 interviews in my career, my top shelf is Fred Hollows, Sir Donald Bradman, and David Attenborough,” he says.

“They are beyond question the leaders of their fields. I have done 30 shows with David over the last 40 years and as a cricket nut, meeting Don Bradman was like going to heaven. To get the last interview with him was more than that. He was an exceptional character and there is no doubt that he was the greatest cricketer and also an extraordinary man. “Then there’s Fred. He’s at the top of the chain.” Martin first met Hollows while working for 60 Minutes in 1980, when Hollows was finishing The National Trachoma and Eye Health Program in the Northern Territory with his wife Gabi. Martin was there to do a story to raise awareness about the terrible living conditions and eye disease in rural and remote Aboriginal communities and Hollows was unimpressed when he arrived a few days after the rest of the film crew, and by chartered plane no less. “So you’re a f****ing superstar, eh?” were the first words Hollows said to Martin. Not to be deterred, Martin carried on with the interview and by the end of the piece, the two were fast friends. “He could be gruff and argumentative and in the next breath he would have the best bedside manner,” Martin says. “He had this innate sense of humanity and was a myweeklypreview.com.au

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Gabi Hollows at the Melbourne Coastrek start line in November 2016 truly decent person. He was complex, and we got on like a house on fire. “For all of his bluntness, he was a caring person. He was close to a saint… a very profane saint. But he has had a huge influence on my life.” Hollows would often reach out to Martin to promote the tireless work he was doing around the world and Martin accompanied him on some projects. “[Hollows] said the one thing that separates human beings from any other animal on this planet is the capacity to care. He lived by that mantra and it is very hard not to be impressed by him,” Martin says. “He was a doer and despite all of his responsibilities, with a wife and five children, and the reality that he was battling cancer and was dying, he still managed to care and make time for other people.” Hollows gave his last interview to Martin and they spent the last days of his life together. Before he died, Hollows asked him to be the first chairman of the foundation. “I don’t like boards and I told him it’s a waste of time. But it was very hard to argue against Fred, who was doing more than anybody else at the time,” Martin says. So he took on the role for 10 years and helped raise the much-needed funds and

support for the foundation’s first work in Eritrea, Nepal and Vietnam. “If you don’t have dreams, the world is a pretty boring place. Fred was a great dreamer, researcher, doctor and scientist and his big ideas have benefitted more than two million people around the world and that number will continue to grow.” While everything he needs to write a book about Hollows, which has been contracted by HarperCollins, Martin says he “keeps delaying”. “It’s the first time I’ve ever missed deadlines and I feel guilty,” he admits. Although Martin will leave the Coast just before Coastrek (a fundraiser for the Fred Hollows Foundation) arrives for the first time in the region, he encourages people to get out and support the event and the priceless work of the foundation. “You would feel lucky enough to live on the Sunshine Coast, so you’ve got to give back,” he says. “Just $25 will give sight to a person, so avoiding that extra cup of coffee or that second dish on a night out will make the world of difference to someone.”

FAST facts • There are 32.4 million people in the world who are blind and four out of five of them don’t have to be. • The Fred Hollows Foundation works in more than 25 countries. • In 2017, the foundation marks its 25th anniversary. • The foundation has restored sight to two million people worldwide. • For every $1 invested in eliminating avoidable blindness, at least $4 is returned to the local economy as adults can return to work. • 60 per cent of the world’s blind are women and girls, yet they are less likely to receive treatment, with financial, family or cultural reasons often limiting their ability to travel to health services.

STEPPING UP As part of Coastrek, thousands of people have walked to restore sight in Sydney and Melbourne. And this year, it is coming to the Sunshine Coast. Wild Women on Top founder and Coastrek event director Lisa Marshall was instrumental in setting up the southern events as fundraisers for the Fred Hollows Foundation and says when they were looking to expand into Queensland, the Sunshine Coast ticked all of the boxes. So much so, that she fell in love with the region while scouting out trek routes and has permanently moved from Sydney to Noosa. “We always look for the most beautiful stretches of coastline for walking and the Sunshine Coast has long coastlines where there are beaches and coastal paths and easy access to both,” she says. Around 1600 trekkers will be lacing up for the inaugural event on July 28, with 400 people taking on the gruelling 60-kilometre stretch from Dicky Beach to Noosa Woods. The beautiful natural scenery and a ride on the Luv Boat across the Mooloolah River will be among the highlights of the course, which teams have up to 18 hours to complete. Teams taking on the 30-kilometre distance have up to 10 hours to walk from Mudjimba to also finish at Noosa Woods, which is located at the end of Hastings Street. Marshall says participants are being supported with a 12-week training program to get them prepared for the event. “Sand walking is a challenge and it’s good for your body because it is an uneven surface and you use a lot of the muscles you don’t use when walking on flat roads and pavement. But you need to condition your body to walk on that kind of surface. Luckily on the Coast when the tides are out, the sand is nice and flat and walkers won’t be on too much of a slope. “This is a unique event in that 95 per cent of the participants are women, so there is a really charged energy as the teams line up at the start, with Gabi Hollows there to send them off and while the going does get tough along the way, there is that feeling of exhilaration when you the teams cross

Coastrek’s Lisa Marshall loves our region the finish line, often with their families waiting for them.” Rosa Collins – who has signed up to walk the 60-kilometre trek with Nikki Saint, Roz Rasmussen and Emma Johnson – says their Powerlifers team has already raised $1400 and will host a bingo night at Blackwater Trading Company in Moffat Beach on July 20 at 6.30pm to boost the coffers. “For me personally, [the trek] is a little bit of a challenge and it is also a charitable event and we know where the money is going – to help a foundation that is teaching people new skills and how to use those skills to benefit people in third world countries,” Collins says. Five-hundred dollars, the minimum raised by each trekker, can fund eye screening camps for 200 people in Kenya or 150 students in Bangladesh and $2000, the minimum raised by each team, can fund training for an ophthalmic nurse in Laos or Cambodia, or for a basic eye doctor in China “I’m a runner, so I don’t usually walk, especially not those distances, but Nikki’s the hiker of the team and she’s going to pull us through,” Collins says. Although registrations for walkers are closed, volunteers are still being sought to help with marking out the route and to man checkpoints.

To find out how you can help, visit coastrek.com.au and click on the volunteer tab.

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About 40 Rotary Club of Caloundra Pacific members and their partners attended the handing over of presidency from Mike Healy to Peter Higgs. Peter spoke about the things he’d like to achieve for the club. This includes more community awareness of the club’s work and fundraising efforts, as well as continuing to build membership. The celebration was held at the Caloundra Golf Club.

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O2 SILVER CLEF AWARDS More than 1000 stars and guests gathered at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on June 30 for the annual O2 Silver Clef Awards. The event, which was formed in 1976, celebrates some of the biggest artists in the music industry and supports the Nordoff Robbins charity. This year more than $1.1 million was raised. Stars who were honoured at the event included Dame Shirley Bassey, Phil Collins, Mumford & Sons and Blondie.

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Students looking to enrol at the University of the Sunshine Coast can get a glimpse into the areas in which they can focus their studies in order to equip themselves for future jobs. The university will hold a Careers of the Future forum as part of its July 23 Open Day, with the aim of informing thousands of prospective students on how to future-proof their careers. The day, which runs from 9.30am to 2pm at the Sippy Downs campus, will focus on the theme First Year Starts Here. While USC has combined previous open days with a family fun day, they will this year hold a separate community event in August as part of the Horizon Festival of Arts and Culture.

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Australia’s inaugural Velothon is about to hit the Sunshine Coast, with up to 600 riders covering 361 kilometres and more than five kilometres of climbing or a one-day ride of either 95 kilometres or 155 kilometres and up to two kilometres of climbing. Based from a special event clubhouse at Cotton Tree, the four-day road cycling event has attracted both professional and amateur riders with courses spanning the region. The Sunshine Coast Council, IRONMAN Oceania and several business and tourism organisations across the Coast have joined forces to prepare for the event and offer special events for spectators, like the free Moffat Beach Big Breakfast complete with Kiddie Commando Course. For more information, including changed traffic conditions, visit velothonsunshinecoast.com.

More than 130 teams from 35 schools will flock to the Sunshine Coast Stadium to compete in the 2017 Queensland Oztag All Schools tournament this weekend. Teams will travel from as far as Cunnamulla in the west and Townsville in the north to the Tweed Coast in the south and they will all be hungry for success as they pit their skills against one another. The tournament kicks off at 8am on July 14 and will continue through to 5pm on July 16.

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Another op shop has joined the Bloomhill Cancer Care family. A designated furniture store was opened in Main Street, Buderim on Monday. Located next to the existing op shop, the latest store is the only dedicated furniture store in the Buderim town centre. It is the 11th Bloomhill op shop for the Sunshine Coast. Bloomhill Cancer Care CEO Mervat Quirke says the shops generate more than 80 per cent of the organisation’s funds. Money raised is used to provide care for people living with cancer on the Sunshine Coast. Donated furniture and goods can be left at any of Bloomhill’s Op Shop locations and a free pick-up service for saleable donations of larger items can be arranged by contacting 5445 6858.

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Sunshine Coast Lightning coach Noelene Taurua and all 10 of the Suncorp Super Netball series-winning players have re-signed with the club for the 2018 season. Headlining the re-signing news is the retention of Lightning’s highly experienced leadership group, including captain Geva Mentor, midcourt maestro Laura Langman and prolific goal scorer Caitlin Bassett, who was the league’s most consistent goal shooter with 589 goals at 94 per cent accuracy. Netball Australia has confirmed the next instalment of Suncorp Super Netball will begin in April to allow for an uninterrupted campaign following the Commonwealth Games.

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Whites IGA and SEA LIFE Mooloolaba have launched a #SavetheBagSaveOurPlanet plastic bag reduction campaign to coincide with International Plastic Bag Free Day. The initiative is being rolled out across the four Whites IGA Group stores with the aim of reducing plastic bag consumption by 50 per cent over the next 12 months. Retailer Roz White says they will offer a variety of alternatives to plastic bags such as free cardboard boxes and recycled bags, which can be purchased, or shoppers can bring their own, with discount vouchers to SEA LIFE for shoppers who choose to use reusable bags.

Design plans have been released for interchange upgrades on the Bruce Highway near Forest Glen and residents are being encouraged to give their feedback. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester says the proposed interchange upgrades at Maroochydore and Nambour Connection Roads, which will cost $187 million, will improve safety and efficiency for traffic moving through this section of the Bruce Highway. Queensland Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports Mark Bailey says the appointed contractor WSP will incorporate community feedback before delivering a detailed business case on the preferred option. Project information is available at tmr.qld.gov.au.

WATER PARK MOVES INTO CONSTRUCTION PHASE SANAD Capital has named three top global executives who will serve as expert advisors to the company, to bolster the success of its $450-million theme park ACTVENTURE on Steve Irwin Way. The advisors include Thinkwell Group CEO Joe Zenas, Whitewater CEO Geoff Chutter and Mereha founder Fredrik Jonsson. This comes as SANAD Capital has submitted its application to the Sunshine Coast Council for approval to start bulk earthworks. The company has also put together a short list of companies from within the Sunshine Coast to start a bidding process for the work.

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CAROLINE JANE KNIGHT: “MY GREAT AUNT JANE AUSTEN” Jane Austen fans and history buffs alike will be fascinated by Caroline Jane Knight’s memories of growing up on the family estate where Jane Austen lived the last eight years of her life and wrote her most popular books. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.

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aroline Jane Knight has a story to tell about a grand English estate in a little country village, a family of landed gentry that can be traced back 400 years and a great aunt by the name of Jane Austen. Knight, who now lives in Melbourne, kept her ancestry as Jane Austen’s fifth great niece hidden until recently. Not only did she want to forge a business career on her own merits, without the shadow of one of the world’s greatest literary figures looming over her, but she wasn’t inclined to go public about her family’s heartbreaking loss of the Chawton House estate where Austen lived and wrote her most celebrated novels, including Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Persuasion and Northanger Abbey. But living in Australia for the past nine years has encouraged Knight to relax her British stiff upper lip and she has now written a book, My Austen Heritage and will visit the Coast in July to speak at Voices on the Coast. Knight is a direct descendent of Jane’s brother, Edward Knight and until the age of 18, she lived at Chawton House (Jane lived at Chawton Cottage 400 metres from the main house) walking the same paths as Jane, dining at the same table, eating off the same Wedgwood dinner set and reading in the same library, which held 3000 books. Knight and her family were forced to leave the estate when her great grandfather, Edward Knight III, the 15th Squire of Chawton, passed away. “What happened to us with Chawton was effectively running out of money and the estate becoming bankrupt. That’s happened to 95 per cent of the ancestral homes of England. It’s due to social and economic changes at the end of the 19th century and early part of the 20th century. It was designed to redistribute the wealth away from the landed gentry, who owned everything. It was the right thing to do but when 15 generations come before you and you can’t keep it, it’s not necessarily a time for celebration or talking. “It wouldn’t have been a story I would have ever told,” she says. “For me it has been very challenging to write about – the loss of our ancestral home after 400 years had been difficult. Four years ago was the anniversary of the publishing of Pride and Prejudice and I ended up going to the celebrations in Melbourne at the Jane Austen Society. It was just a life-changing day. The first thing I realised was just how popular Jane has become globally today. It was the first time I had stood with the Jane Austen crowd and said who I was and talked about my connection, and the interest was just overwhelming.” In the 200 years since Austen published Pride and Prejudice

Caroline Jane Knight and left, Chawton House in Hampshire, England where Knight grew up

there have been more than 70 film and TV adaptations of Austen and her work – there’s even a Pride and Prejudice and Zombies book and film. In 2014, Knight set up the Jane Austen Literacy Foundation as a way to channel the growing Austen mania towards a good cause. “The Jane Austen Literacy Foundation came way before the book,” Knight says. “There’s this huge Austen following and I just thought, if there are all these people getting together for events, festivals, high teas in all these societies across the world, there has got to be a way I can harness that passion for Jane by encouraging the community to contribute to literacy.” The Jane Austen Literacy Foundation raises money to buy books for Indigenous children in remote communities of Australia, supports the programs of the Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation and pays for literacy kits for schools run by UNICEF in Syria, among other projects. Knight first tried to read Pride and Prejudice at the age of nine but it was too early. When she picked it up again at age 16, it was uncanny how the theme of inheritance so closely matched her own. “I didn’t even notice Lizzie and Darcy, I was completely distracted with what was going on with the Bennets,” she says. “Occasionally people ask me which Bennet sister are you? I think I’m Mrs Bennet, because she was the one saying what is going to become of us all? She was, although comically written,

expressing the concerns that I was feeling at that time and was unable to talk about with anybody.” Knight’s favourite Austen book isn’t the standout favourite Pride and Prejudice, but Northanger Abbey: “I think it’s fun, it’s different from the others and I think it’s the novel that best dispels the myth that Jane was a prudish, straight, woman from an English village who didn’t have much experience in life.” Of her own writing, she says while she has published a non-fiction book, she’s not about to venture into fiction: “That will never happen. When you’re a part of Jane Austen’s family the bar is set phenomenally high. I wouldn’t even begin to try to match up with Jane. “But I’m really pleased with my book. I’m glad I’ve contributed to the history of the family. It has been really cathartic for me. When I first started this project, we wouldn’t have been able to have this conversation; I would have been crying. But Jane backed herself and I wanted to do the same. I literally had this moment of suddenly realising that yes, I do have an interesting story and I’m going to share it.”

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When deep sadness, loss of hope, fatigue, relentless anxiety, and a scattered brain rules your life, where do you turn?

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Long term stress or illness can have a substantial effect on your body that can be hard to recover from, driving you into a physical state of low brain function, depriving your brain of the oxygen, nutrients, hormones and chemicals required for it to work at its best. Coupled with fatigue, it leaves you too tired to exercise or to eat well, and unable to give the effort you know you need to, into the life you deserve to lead. The depression, anxiety, and for some, a chronic fatigue state leaves you struggling to get out of bed each day, unable to think clearly, make decisions, and unable to give the love and attention you want to your partner, family, or to yourself. The sadness, despair, fear, exhaustion, confusion, loss of hope, loss of happiness, and the negative, and sometimes harmful thoughts, that you know are not who you really are, can be too intense to bare, sometimes too intense to share with the people you need to, and sometimes too far of a decline in your health to be remedied by one pill.

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rest of the world. One is in Perth and the other four are located around Sydney. Mayor Mark Jamieson says Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has identified the close proximity of the existing cables as a “vulnerable single-point-of-failure” for the eastern seaboard of Australia. “The Sunshine Coast will be playing its part in addressing a major national risk because, with the existing four cables in Sydney located so closely together, they could easily be damaged or disrupted at the same time,” Jamieson says.

Recognising that this is a whole body experience, not only caused by your brain, though the brain feels the lion’s share of the symptoms, and understanding how this has happened, gives you the power to end the depression or anxious state, and therefore the stress, allowing your body and brain to cope again. If stress has been so great that you are suffering with any of these symptoms, you may need to reset your system to get back on track. Antidepressants are designed to treat the symptoms of brain chemical imbalances, which may not assist when the depressive state is based on nutritional deficiency, hormonal depletion or any number of other ways depression can affect your life. Always look to treat the right cause with the right treatment to resolve it quickly the first time, and reduce your risk of lifelong medication and illness. Contact Advanced Wellness & Behavioural Centre for a free half hour consultation to learn more about identifying the causes of your health concerns on 1800 699 355.

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MY OPINION

SEX AND THE CITY: NOT ANOTHER FILM

SMALL BUSINESS, BIG ISSUES

Sami Muirhead is a certified Sex And The City fan from way back, but rumours of a third film do not make her want to pop open the champers.

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miss my friends who taught me all about relationships, cocktails, bad breakups and good shoes. I really miss them. We met 20 years ago next year and it was always the four of them dressed to the nines hanging out with me, usually dressed in my pyjamas. Sex And The City first aired nearly two decades ago. I fell in love with Carrie when the first episode aired in 1998 and I felt like it had been written just for me. Of course, that is why it remains one of the most influential shows of all time. Millions of women felt a connection to these women because of the way they dealt with gritty issues such as heartbreak, harassment, infertility and poor body image and equally showed the way any girl squad loves to dress up. Because that is life when you are a woman. Our conversations with each other flit from politics to what we are cooking for dinner to Kim Kardashian. Life is equal parts tragedy at times, and equal parts putting on a pretty dress, sipping champagne with our friends and forgetting about reality. Oh how I lived each week to see what Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha would be wearing, where they would go in New York City, and who they would be doing. But it was Carrie who spoke to me the loudest. She was a journalist climbing the

ladder and that was my lifelong wish, to write and be paid for it. The New Yorker was pretty lousy when it came to relationships. That was definitely me. I even had her curly crazy hair and her habit of spending entire pay packets on ridiculous items of clothing. And let’s tackle sex – talk about revolutionary TV having four females who enjoyed sex and all the cat and mouse games that come and go with it. Samantha opened my eyes as she opened her bed to a constantly turning selection of hot guys. I admit the Mr Big and Carrie relationship did not set a great example to women around the world, but the ongoing rejection Carrie felt from him was palpable. I was devastated when the series ended in 2004 because when I was down in the dumps or just trying to figure out where I was going in life, I would pull out my box DVD set of every episode ever made and binge watch the girls. Then they made the first movie a few years later and it was just not the same. Now the rumours have started of Sex And The City 3 finally being filmed. I think sometimes memories are better left untouched. And let us end on one of Carrie’s famed quotes: “Life gives you lots of chances to screw up, which means you have just as many chances to get it right.”

“I fell in love with Carrie when the first episode aired in 1998”

Sami Muirhead is a radio announcer, blogger and commentator. For more from Sami tune into Mix FM.

Bill Darby says if small business is the engine room of the Sunshine Coast economy, we need to cut small business owners some slack.

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e are always talking up the success of our small business community and how well the region ranks as the ‘small business capital of Australia’. Working on the premise that you can’t always believe what you read, it’s worthwhile digging deeper into the foundation of our regional economy. According to a recent statement made by Mayor Mark Jamieson, small enterprises account for 90 per cent of all businesses on the coast, and employ 120,000 staff. He went on to say that small businesses are the engine room of our economy and from my observations, I reckon he is pretty spot on. Some media statements are a little harder to swallow. In April, Queensland’s Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business, the Honourable Leeanne Enoch, espoused the Sunshine Coast region is home to no less than 60,918 small businesses. I wish someone had bothered to do some research. There are barely 35,000 registered business names in the region and if more than a third of them were actual operating businesses, I’d be very surprised. A growing number of small traders on the Coast are doing it tough. The burden of compliance imposed by the three tiers of government and the generosity of our industrial awards are straws breaking the camel’s back. The pressures bearing down on many small business owners are creating a new class of poor being disguised by

overdrafts, re-financing, credit card debt and extended payment arrangements. Dominating the news over recent weeks has been the response to recent changes in Sunday penalty rates. Unions are using intimidation tactics on employers and they are creating fear around the supposed erosion of entitlements. In reality, Australia has one of the world’s most generous wage structures. Even the Fair Work Commission couldn’t justify such high wage penalties for Sunday small business traders to continue. Put simply, small business owners don’t work seven days a week for the fun of it, nor do they close their doors on busy public holidays for no reason. Unlike the major retailers who bought the union’s favour years ago with their enterprise bargaining agreements, small businesses owners have been left high and dry to juggle mounting costs and shrinking profits. There’s something weird about the Australian culture. We don’t champion our successful business people, nor our entrepreneurs. There’s no thanks handed out to the risk-takers who throw themselves into debt to deliver those 120,000 local jobs. One day, all small business employers will value their employees and each will enjoy a mutually respectful workplace relationship with little need for the protection of unions and awards. I believe these 21st century ethics define modern successful businesses. Let’s hope the trend continues.

Bill Darby is a businessman and general manager of Caloundra’s Rumba Beach Resort. He has an extensive career in the tourism industry. For more visit billdarby.com.au.

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new financial year is upon us now. It was a very busy end to the 2016/2017 financial year for those of you who decided to take advantage of generous superannuation strategies which have now been curtailed. If you successfully implemented those strategies before 30 June 2017 – congratulations. We have now commenced the 2017/2018 financial year and there are a number of changes that you need to be aware of. From July 1, 2017 everyone’s concessional (pre-tax) contribution cap has fallen to $25,000. As a reminder, your employer (superannuation guarantee), salary sacrifice, and personal deductible contributions generally count towards your

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concessional contribution cap. So you will need to review this if you are trying to maximise your concessional contributions as there has been a reduction. Another change in relation to concessional contributions is that personal deductible contributions can be made by employees now. Prior to July 1, 2017. Generally self-employed individuals were only allowed to make personal deductible contributions after satisfying the 10 per cent rule – this rule has now been removed. The annual non-concessional (after-tax) contribution cap fell to $100,000 from $180,000 on July 1, 2017. For those of you below age 65, you will still be allowed to bring forward three years’ worth of contributions and contribute up to $300,000 (3 x $100,000 non-concessional contribution cap). Please note that if you make use of the bring forward provision – you may not be able to make further non-concessional contributions for up to three financial years (including the financial year in which you make the contribution). Importantly, for those of you who are fortunate enough to have over $1.6 million in superannuation – you will no longer be able to make non-concessional contributions to super after July 1, 2017. Please be aware that you will still be

required to satisfy a work test before making contributions to super if you are over the age of 65. The other key change that came into effect from July 1 is that the earnings associated with Transition to Retirement pension balances will be taxed at up to 15 per cent. Careful consideration now needs to be given to Transition to Retirement strategies given this change and the change in relation to concessional contributions. The strategy may remain appropriate depending on your personal situation. For example, it may be appropriate to keep drawing a pension if you still have non-deductible debt in the lead-up to retirement. The changes in relation to superannuation have been a lot for some to digest. They are now here to stay and you should review your strategy to ensure it remains appropriate for your personal circumstances. A conversation with your adviser should allow you to figure out what is best for you moving forward. Troy Davey is an Authorised Representative (no 473122) 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 and consult a financial adviser and consider the relevant product disclosure statement before purchasing a financial product. . Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

KNOW A GREAT BUSINESS? Nominations are now open for the 2017 Sunshine Coast Business Awards. Staged by the Maroochy Chamber of Commerce, the awards recognise those organisations who are contributing to the community and economy. Awards chair Jennifer Swaine encourages business owners to nominate their own businesses and everyone else to nominate a business in their area. “The 2017 awards is an exciting mix of awards which represents the way business is conducted in our region,” Swaine says. “It includes business sector awards, major awards for key aspects of business performance, an overall business of the year award and the prestigious Hall of Fame.” For more information about the awards or to nominate a business visit sunshinecoastbusinessawards.com.au.

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FORESTS, FJORDS AND FOLKLORE

TODD’S GROG

With movies on the brain, Todd Widdicombe is in a reflective mood.

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n this world there’s disappointment, then there’s the waiter walking past the table with food I thought was mine disappointment, and then there is the kind of disappointment I feel about the new Transformers movie. I had such high hopes and yet it fell well short of my expectations of awesomeness. A bit like how I imagine my wife feels about our marriage. Although just like Transformers, if the marriage involved the dreamy Mark Wahlberg then it might still be worth the price of admission. Michelle reckons I need to let it go and seek help for my obsession with all things movies. She reckons I try to turn everything into a movie reference, but seriously I’m just trying to create a bond, James Bond.

Michelle even went as far as to say I often confuse movies with real life. Gotta say I was surprised by her negativity considering the time we worked together and helped free a whale. Or the other time when we saved the world from a rogue asteroid. Sadly that day we lost our very dear friend Bruce Willis. I had worked with him previously when terrorists tried to rob the 40-storey Nakatomi Plaza and we had to kill Hans Gruber. Great memories from back in the day. Just re-reading this now I’m starting to think maybe Michelle has a point. I’ve always been obsessed with movies, ever since I was a little tacker, and if growing up in the ’80s has taught me one thing it’s that my buddies and I should have found a treasure map by now. I like to ponder the realities for movie characters. Like seriously do you think Batman ever looks to the sky, sees the bat signal and says, “For the love of Jesus on a bike people I literally just sat down!” I’ve also wondered how often Batman’s cape gets caught in the door of the Batmobile. It’s gotta be a regular thing, right? Luckily while I’m pondering all this I’ve got a solid ale to keep me company.

We’ve been down the Little Creatures Dog Days road before but all great movies have a sequel and then a reboot. So too does Dog Days. Originally released as a Little Creatures seasonal, Dog Days is now readily available in cans and although it’s officially a summer beer I can tell you it’s a dead-set ripper for quaffing all year round. It’s a cracking beer – crisp, clean, refreshing and hoppy with a peachy, juicy fruit flavour that combines perfectly with the classic Little Creatures wheat malt. It was awesome as a seasonal and it’s even better now we know it’s here to stay. I give the Little Creatures Dog Days Summer Ale a blockbuster 4.5 out of five thumbs up.

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The Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra’s fourth concert of the year will take you on an entrancing journey with some of the region’s most talented musicians. The concert features Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances, Sibelius’s charismatic Karelia Suite and his famous enchanting tone poem Finlandia as well as Grieg’s captivating Peer Gynt Suite and his flamboyant, virtuosic Piano Concerto in A minor. Brisbane Conservatorium graduate Hannah Pike, who has won numerous gold medals in local eisteddfods and performed at the Sydney Opera House, will join the orchestra for the latter half of the concert. Supper is available to purchase from the TS Onslow Navy Cadets. Forests, Fjords and Folklore is on at the Caloundra Uniting Church in Queen Street on July 15 at 7pm. Tickets are $30 at the door, or $25 online at sunshinecoastsymphonyorchestra.com. Children under 16 years are free.

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THE BIG NAMES KEEP COMING FOR MUSIC FESTIVAL

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FRIDAY, 14 JULY The Dukes, Caloundra RSL, 11am Chris Ramsay, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 4pm Perry O, Caloundra RSL, 5.30pm Nick Reeves, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Mark Moroney, Parklands Tavern, 5.30pm Harii, Brightwater Hotel, 6.30pm Andy Dickson, Mets on Kings, 7pm Back Room Vegas, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Destiny’s Plan, Maroochy Surf Club, 7.30pm Fight Ibis + Big Whoops, Solbar, 8pm The Low Road, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 9pm Whole Lotta ACDC, Caloundra RSL, 9pm

SATURDAY, 15 JULY The Caloundra Music Festival has released its second line-up and it has a distinct rock vibe. Festival director Richie Eyles says favourites Xavier Rudd, Baby Animals and Stonefield will return this year, while Grinspoon, Kingswood, British India and Killing Heidi will make their CMF debut. Eyles reveals Karl S Williams, Bearfoot, Thump, Black Bird Hum, Chocolate Strings and Town round out the second group of artist names to be dropped in the lead-up to the epic four-day festival. The Caloundra Music Festival is on September 29 to October 2. For ticket details and a full artist line-up, visit caloundramusicfestival.com.

Jason Fichera, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 3pm Sam Wedgewood, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Nick Reeve, Caloundra RSL, 5.30pm Ricky the Rockstar, Dicky Beach Surf Club, 6.30pm Jase, Mets on Kings, 7pm Sunset Bliss, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Harii and Carl Lynch, Maroochy Surf Club, 7.30pm Sunny Coast Rude Boys, The Yacht Club Mooloolaba, 8pm Pandamic, Solbar, 8pm Livewire, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 9pm Scandal, Caloundra RSL, 9pm

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OUR 50TH YEAR

ALL ABOARD FOR A TRIP TO THE SEASIDE PICTURE SUNSHINE COAST, SUNSHINE COAST LIBRARIES.

The roads, if they existed, were rough and boggy, but in the early 20th century, holidaymakers could have a lovely day at the beach by catching the tram from Nambour, writes Dot Whittington.

THIS MONTH IN HISTORY A Notification of Decision to Adopt a Place Name under the Queensland Place Names Act of 1958 appeared in the Queensland Government Gazette in July 1967. The name was endorsed by the Minister for Lands, Alan Fletcher, who advised that the decision would take effect from 1 August 1967. The Sunshine Coast was official.

Trams left the Nambour terminus adjacent to the Royal George Hotel, (from left) in 1917; the Coolum m line in the 1920s and in 1923

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ike everything on the Sunshine Coast, it all begins with primary production. With the sugar mill to open in Nambour in 1897, it was necessary to find an efficient way to bring in the cane harvest from the district’s farms, and what better way, than by tram. Cane trams had been operating successfully in other sugar districts since the 1880s, so a network was surveyed in the districts around the Nambour mill, and tramlines built ready for the first crush. They were a narrow 610 millimetre gauge built for economy not speed, as the first wagons were pulled by horses. The network was gradually extended and by 1905, when the first locomotive arrived, there were 42 kilometres of permanent tramline. By 1907, the mill’s board of directors was looking for other uses for its tramway network. It was earning a little extra delivering firewood but for half the year, from January to June, the lines were unused. At the same time, people were looking for a transport service connecting to Nambour, to carry both goods and passengers. Roads were rough, damaged by horse-drawn

vehicles carrying heavy loads of produce and in the wet season, were regularly impassable. The tramlines were the obvious solution. The mill’s finances and public demand finally came together after the cane crush in the Christmas holidays of 1909. There would be a two-month trial of public transport on the tramway for three kilometres from Nambour down the Petrie’s Creek line to Cedar Tree, near Rosemount. A carriage with a capacity for 32 people was built. Goods were loaded in the mill yard before the tram set off down Mill Street to stop between the Club and Royal George hotels for passengers to board. The trial was so successful it was decided to continue the service. Passengers were warned, “This company is not a common carrier. It only carries passengers as it thinks fit” and it wasn’t liable even if “passengers are landed at their wrong destination”. The company also stated that its charges were for upkeep not profit. In 1912, the line was extended for another 1.2 kilometres to Deepwater at Bli Bli where passengers could transfer to a boat for the trip down river to Maroochydore and Cotton Tree.

A branch line had been built to the Maroochy River in 1911, but it stopped there until August 1921, when finally a bridge was built. A hand-operated system of pulleys and counterweights was used to raise the central span so boats could still use the river. Coolum was now connected to the mill and an isolated line was built in 1922, between Coolum Creek and Coolum Beach which was used for both cane and passengers. More than 1000 people took the tram from Nambour to Coolum during the 1922 Christmas holidays and the tram helped build Coolum as a seaside resort for day trippers and holidaymakers. The passenger services to Deepwater were replaced by buses in 1927 and the Coolum line closed in 1935. A final passenger excursion to Coolum ran just before the line between South Coolum Road and the Beach Hill terminus was lifted in 1957. Moreton sugar mill had its last crush on December 3, 2003. The tramway network was dismantled and most of the line removed. It was the end of an era.

Kings Beach, Caloundra, 1960

DID YOU KNOW? • Unlike many other place names that give a nod to the British royal family, Kings Beach in Caloundra was named after its first residents, the King family. Allan King moved to Caloundra in 1893 and built King’s Grand Central Guest House on the corner of Edmund Street in about 1908. He became one of the first Caloundra councillors in 1913. • Scotland-born explorer Thomas Petrie, the fourth son of Andrew Petrie, became the first white man to climb Buderim Mountain in 1862. He explored the stream that became known as Petrie’s Creek. 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 editorial@myweeklypreview.com.au.

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If space allows, create multiple zones. Group your table setting and barbecue into one area and create a secondary seating area, which focuses on relaxation or socialising. MWP suggestion: We love the idea of a reading corner. All you need is a small outdoor coffee table, a comfortable chair and a few plants. Perfection!

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EUROPEAN STYLE Be inspired by bold French provincial and French industrial designer furniture and homewares. f

Suitable for punch, juices and more. Lidded glass canister with tap, $145.

European Design offers distinctive, high-quality and fine furnishings that have a unique style. Whether you want to accentuate or complement a beautiful room or are decorating an entire home, you’ll find a special piece.

Thoughtfully handcrafted in solid timber, this bookcase provides a charming and practical solution for storage and display.

Chandeliers can add drama to a bedroom, living room, dining room, kitchen and even a bathroom. Use it in any room – even an outdoor gazebo would look fascinating with one. Parisian-cut crystal chandelier in antique gold, $675.

A modern take on the traditional Chinese Chippendale style, this chair makes for a statement dining setting or a standalone feature chair in any room of the home. Chippendale dining chair in white gloss, $337.

The French provincial library bookcase offers a timeless and classic French style with contemporary appeal. The shelving and ladder are fully adjustable and removable. Provincial three-bay bookcase with ladder in matte white finish, $2875.

Upholstered in supple calf h leather with diamond stitch detailing and finished with cowhide accents, the unique profile of this chair recalls the shape of a saddle seat, generously proportioned for ultimate comfort. Equestrian armchair and stool in vintage leather, and brown and white cowhide, $2012.50.

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SNUGGLE UP IN STYLE A little luxury goes a long way to keep everyone’s spirits up through the cooler months. Get cosy with rich colours, plush textures, soft ambient lighting and a hint of nature to remind you spring is right around the corner. Everything you need for the luxe winter life is at Maroochydoore Homemaker Centre.

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SIMPLE SUCCULENTS Don’t have a green thumb? Stick to succulents. They are easy to take care of and require only minimal watering and attention.

Introducing greenery to an indoor space will immediately brighten up any room. It brings a fresh, natural element to any decor. From green feature walls, splashes of green in your styling and adding potted plants, there are so many options when it comes to greening up.

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INDOOR OPTIONS Manawee Garden Centre has a large range of plants suitable for indoor conditions. The team there suggests the following plants: orchids, aglaonema, calatheas, peach lily or iris.

There are many types of indoor house plants that can purify the air, providing a healthier environment for your home. In the 1980s NASA conducted a study into houseplants in a bid to find the best options to improve the air quality in space stations. Aloe vera, spider plants and chrysanthemums were among the recommendations.

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GARDEN CENTRE worth $1.8 million with nearly $184,000 in furniture and electrics. “It’s a dream home-come-true for the increasing number of people looking to move to the Sunshine Coast.” The ABS migration report showed about 7500 people relocated to the Sunshine Coast from Brisbane, 2200 from Sydney and 1500 from Melbourne. Tickets are on sale until July 18. Visit rslartunion.com.au.

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SAFE AND OH-SO STYLISH Swedish maker Volvo has completely upended its once-conservative image with a new luxury sedan that’s the epitome of style. Words: Peter Atkinson, AAP.

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afe. Boring. Boxy. If you’re old enough to remember ABBA and Bjorn Borg, you’d also recall those three words being a perfect description of another Scandinavian icon – Volvo. The Swedish-built cars made a big impression on Australians back in those days, but not always for the most flattering reasons. Sure, they were safe. Among the safest vehicles on the road. Sensible, too. Practical. And well built. The downside was the image of Volvo drivers as hat-wearing,

slow-moving, risk-averse bank clerks and retired quantity surveyors. So unflattering was the company’s image it launched an advertising campaign about “bloody Volvo drivers” – to draw attention to the evolving range of more modern vehicles. Now the perception of this famous of Swedish brands has come full circle. Three new models that sit at the top of the range reinforce the ‘new’ Volvo – sleek, stylish and thoroughly modern. And perhaps the sleekest of all is Volvo’s new luxury sedan, the

S90. It’s complemented by an equally sharp-looking wagon (the V90) plus the SUV variant – in this case the highly impressive XC90 tested here recently. The S90 is big, handsome and innovatively finished. Like the XC90 it reimagines cockpit design to a certain degree, and it lavishes its occupants in comfort. The S90 looks just as it should – a crisply designed, well-equipped and dynamically impressive luxury sedan. While its price tag (from as little as $79,990) puts it into competition with executive sedans like BMW’s new 5 Series, its dimensions and interior space are probably closer to the next rung up the luxury ladder – territory ferociously guarded by the likes of Audi’s A8 and Benz’s peerless S-Class. Like the XC, the S90 cockpit is styled around an iPad-style centre touchscreen to access all but the most basic cabin functions. The list of app-style operations is long, including two self-parking functions; internet access with links to music sites Spotify and Pandora; live weather and traffic alerts and all manner of clever cockpit functions. As you’d expect, safety remains high on Volvo’s agenda – the S90 moves closer to autonomous driving with its Pilot Assist system that will steer the car itself at highway speeds as well as keeping a safe distance from the vehicle in front. We drove the S90 in premium form – the D5 Inscription model – with a frugal diesel engine, eight-speed automatic transmission

and all-wheel drive. It can also be found in a couple of other formats – from the entry-level Momentum (from $79,990 plus onroads) up to the flagship T6 Inscription Twin Engine, which uses the same super-efficient, petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain which we’ve previously sampled in the XC90. The S90 interior space – and cargo space – is more comparable to a full-sized European limo. Not surprising, I suppose, considering this is the vehicle of choice for Sweden’s royal family and senior political leaders. Plus ABBA and Bjorn Borg, of course.

VOLVO S90 D5 INSCRIPTION HOW BIG? A limo-style luxury sedan that can hold five adults in comfort. The boot is also cavernous. HOW FAST? Not especially with the diesel engine we tested, with a 0-100kmh sprint time of seven seconds. The hybrid-petrol TwinEngine model is quicker.

HOW THIRSTY? This is where the diesel really delivers – with a city-car thirst of just 5.1L/100km. Again, the hybrid manages even lower consumption. HOW MUCH? The S90 starts at $79,990 plus onroads. Our Inscription test has a base price of $96,900 but in tested form reached almost $120,000, thanks to a long list of extras including a sunroof ($3000), premium audio ($4500) and leather instrument panel ($2500).

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LUXURIOUS LIVING IN MOOLOOLABA

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“THEY WERE BOUNCING BACK IN $50,000 INCREMENTS” Next Property Group agent Richard Scrivener says competition was fierce for this luxury Alexandra Headlands property, which sold for $3 million under the hammer on the weekend. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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he auction of an iconic Alexandra Headland property owned by a prominent Sunshine Coast family drew a crowd of 150 spectators as it went under the hammer for $3 million on Saturday. The Frank Raadschelder-designed home was the pride and joy of Peter Shadforth and his family, who spent 15 years transforming the “best block in the Golden Triangle”. Next Property Group ran a four-week print campaign through My Property Preview and the home, which was co-listed with Amber Werchon Property, drew interest from both local and interstate buyers. Next Property Group agent Richard Scrivener says the “huge campaign” attracted five registered bidders, with a phone bidder and a couple from Brisbane battling it out to be able to call 1 Kate Street home. “They were bouncing back in $50,000 increments and it was clear that the (Brisbane) couple who bought it weren’t going to lose it. The others, who were local buyers, pushed as hard as they could though,” he says. “The local buyers we have worked with for many years and they made an offer prior to the auction as well, but it wasn’t to be for them on the day. “The $3 million sale price was above the reserve and the owners are very satisfied with that at the end of the day.” Scrivener says the success of the Kate

“Taking properties to auction and running print campaigns are the way to go…”

Street auction was complemented by another successful auction in Aroona by Next Property Group the same day. “With the limited amount of property stock becoming available, taking properties to auction and running print campaigns are the way to go in the coming months,” he says. “There is not enough property available to match the high level of interest. Nobody wants to leave and everybody wants to come. And at the end of the day, this is getting the best outcome for the vendors.”

LOWER INTEREST RATES BENEFIT HOME OWNERS WHILE RENTERS SHACK UP TO SAVE Census data released recently shows households are accommodating more people, the costs of servicing a mortgage have declined and the number of vacant dwellings is on the rise. CoreLogic commercial research analyst Eliza Owen says the 2016 Census gives a clear perspective on what an Australian household looks like and how it is changing in relation to housing affordability and low income growth. Owen says the data shows a rapid increase in “group households” – homes where there are two or more unrelated people living together and where all residents are aged 15 years or older. “The national increase in group households in the five years to 2016 was 10.5 per cent. This is lower than the group household increase between 2006 and 2011, which was 14.35 per cent, and coincided with a five-year rent increase of over 38 per cent. “However, the group household type grew rapidly compared to a seven per cent

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Eliza Owen from CoreLogic rise in the number of total households, and seven per cent in the number of single households across Australia.” While there are a number of social trends, such as couples marrying later in life and therefore considered to be living in a group household, there was also a

connection to increasing rents and home deposit hurdles. The latter seems to have become easier for those looking to buy property on the Sunshine Coast, with the Census data showing the typical household mortgage repayment was either unchanged, or fell. Owen says this is largely due to the drop in the standard variable rate, which was 7.8 per cent in 2011 and had fallen to 5.25 per cent at the time of the Census last year. “Thus lower interest rates likely reduced the cost of outstanding mortgages through refinancing opportunities, while new home owners also benefitted from lower interest rates, despite those same low interest rates encouraging rapid price increases in several of the capital cities,” she says. Despite prominent figureheads crying out about limited housing supply, there was an increase in the number of vacant properties on Census night, where 11.2 per cent, or 1,089,165 dwellings were recorded

as unoccupied. The previous Census recorded 10.2 per cent, or 934,471 dwellings. “At the time of the 2016 Census, CoreLogic saw a typical vacancy rate of about 5.3 per cent associated with market turnover. Extrapolating that figure to the census dwelling count of 9,901,496 suggests that market turnover could account for 524,779 of the vacant dwellings at the time of the census,” Owen says. “Furthermore, the highest level of vacant properties from the 2011 Census were actually in areas associated with holiday making in the east, such as coastal Victoria and regional NSW, rather than in areas of high residential demand. “Higher levels of unoccupied stock provide some credence to the notion that some properties are being purchased without an intention to tenant them, however at a broad capital city level the trend looks mild. This phenomenon is most evident within inner city unit markets.” myweeklypreview.com.au

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Suburb, Street Name Forest Glen,13 Forest Pines Blvd Family Sized Home With Room For All The Toys Open planned living comprising four spacious bedrooms with built in wardrobes and the master boasting ensuite and walk-in-robe. The additional third garage allows access to the rear for the boat, trailer or caravan.

Suburb, Name Buderim,Street 12/152 Burnett Street Contemporary Unit “On Top” Split over 2 levels, the functional layout of this trendy unit, with neutral toning, provides plenty of space. Large master with generous robe, ensuite and balcony. Modern kitchen with stone benchtops and plenty of storage.

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magine living on the top of Alexandra Headland, with views reaching from Noosa around to the bay of Mooloolaba and on to the Glasshouse Mountains. Your family will love being able to walk to Mooloolaba beach, surf club, restaurants and cafes. This property is in a small complex of only five units and boasts five security car parks. Enjoy your own swimming pool, spa and sauna while entertaining on the top level of this penthouse. Entertaining is made easy on the upper level due to a fully equipped outdoor kitchen which flows onto a massive deck.

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5/31 BUDERIM AVENUE, MOOLOOLABA 4 bed, 2 bath, 5 car Auction on site Saturday, July 15 @ 2pm Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222

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• 1.19 hectares of usable,acreage • High raked timber ceiling with exposed beams, air conditioning and slow combustion heater • 3 bed (built in), 1 bath, outdoor entertaining area • 1.5kw solar system installed, 3 bay workshed with 3 phase power and 2 additional storage sheds • Private, picturesque and peaceful

Price: $639,000 Inspect: Contact agent Contact: John Pyne 0418 710 209 www.riddellrealestate.com.au Property ID: 500512

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Dual Living! 5brms, 4bath, 6car. Sensational views, 2 kitchens, sep. living areas + more

PALMWOODS: 9 MARY ST New listing! Investors,1st home buyers. 3brms, 1bath, 2car + w/shop. Neat & tidy home.

Buyer Int. high $300,000

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Impressive modern home. 4brms, 2bath, 2car. Elevated & quiet position. Quality throughout.

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Air conditioned, lowset 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car low maintenance home in cul-de-sac.

Open Sat 1-1.40 Priced at $389,000

WEST WOOMBYE: 9 HAMILTON RD

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First class rural property. 5 mins Woombye. 4brms,3bath,6car impressive features,grannyflat

Value Plus at $799,000

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Lot 3 – 66m2

Nicely elevated, great location

Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412 | Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599 | John Pyne 0418 710 209 | Virginia Brown 0400 763 837

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MOOLOOLABA OFFERS OVER $375,000 EACH APARTMENTS 1001 & 1002 ‘MOOLOOLABA INTERNATIONAL’ 7 VENNING STREET

First National Coastal Welcomes Shane Purssell Shane Purssell - Sales Specialist

Shane and the Purssell family have been associated with real estate on the Sunshine Coast for more than 35 years – 20 of those under the First National brand. We would like to take this opportunity not to say welcome to First National Coastal but Welcome Home!

Position, Views and 1 Returns!

For more information on selling your property with Shane Purssell Text SHANE to 0437 089 780

BUDERIM 29 TURNIPWOOD DRIVE AUCTION SUNDAY

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EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST CLOSING FRIDAY 4TH AUGUST

The Treehouse

A Place Of Discovery And Opportunities

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 10-10.45am, Sunday 11.30am-12pm SIPPY DOWNS 5450 1515 GAVIN FLATON 0414 826 687 WEB www.fnlifestyle.com.au

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Sit on the balcony and enjoy ocean, coastline and hinterland views from this beautiful apartment, or stroll along the Esplanade and enjoy culinary delights from the great selection of cafe’s, coffee shops and restaurants. These apartments come fully furnished and are the largest of the 1 bedroom floor plans in the complex which includes a fully separated bedroom. Purchase both adjoining apartments and let both together as a 2 bedroom unit. Extensive resort facilities. For full details straight to your mobile text to 1002 to 0437089780 INSPECT Saturday 1-1.30pm FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5444 0800 PAUL & LISA ANGELL 0438 468 378 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

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10 Bade St, Nambour is a large 2,866m2 (approx.) site with 2 street access and potential for commercial development (STCA). Previously used as an art gallery, the property is centrally located within walking distance to Aldi, specialty shops, medical and schools. • 4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms • Games room + 2 x sitting rooms, 2 x function rooms, office and additional 2 bathrooms • 6 x14m carport, central Nambour location • 2 street access to the property • Private inground pool INSPECT Call Agent To Arrange Inspection NAMBOUR 5441 1344 VANESSA BRUNTON 0467 448 850 WEB www.carolans.net

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12 MALKANA CRESCENT, BUDDINA 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Auction on site Saturday, July 16 @ 11am The Property League 5476 3579 Leanne King 0439 910 235

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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

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Inspect By Appointment A Sweet and Sensational Opportunity! For the first time in 39 years, a once in a lifetime window of opportunity has opened up with the current owners deciding it’s time to hang up the gloves and retire! For 39 years, Strawberry Fields has been producing Strawberries for local and statewide consumers with the end goal always being “quality must prevail”! With the hard work already done such as implemented systems, infrastructure and plant & equipment all supplied, the new owners will be in an exceptional position to continue the production as usual to achieve superb returns on

investment whilst maintain an excellent lifestyle or further develop the business. • Approximately 100 acres on 2 titles • 7 homes-primary & caretaker residences • 24 brand new workers/farm stay unit • 4 large machinery sheds • 12 agistment blocks including roof coverings

Mike Burns 0418 991 702 and Will Emms 0423 380 685 Elders Woombye

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Kiels Mountain 350 Kiel Mountain Road

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• 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

$1,195,000

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it on your balcony and enjoy the private waterfront setting. Beautifully presented, this three bedroom townhouse enjoys a sunny, northerly aspect from both the living room and the balcony. It is located in a small waterfront complex. The current owners have loved living here for the past 12 years but it is time for them to move. The unit features three bedrooms with built-in robes, airconditioning to the living and main bedroom and a good-sized kitchen. Estimated rental return is $380-$400 per week. The townhouse is located close to the beach and Brightwater shops.

16 ‘PENINSULA COURT’, 89 BUNDILLA BOULEVARD, MOUNTAIN CREEK 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Offers Over $350,000 First National Coastal 5444 0800 Paul Angell 0438 468 378 Lisa Angell 0438 443 979

LARGE FAMILY LOTS LOTS AVAILABLE FROM 714m2 - 1,127m2

Pathways offers a unique rural setting and is the perfect location to build your dream home or buy one of our affordable house and land packages.

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52 Gilbert Street, BUDERIM

4 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Car

37/97A Burnett Street, BUDERIM

2 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car

• Sophisticated spacious open plan design with subtle views

• Exceptional apartment on Buderim offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle

• Four large bedrooms brimming with a natural haven of light

• Sophisticated and spacious open plan living and dining

• Contemporary chic designer styled bathroom

• Gourmet kitchen with ample stone bench tops and quality appliances

• Sleek timber kitchen with quality appliances flowing to covered alfresco

• Master suite featuring a walk-in robe and a chic ensuite

• Large separate fully self-contained one bedroom granny-flat

• Potential to create a third bedroom, media or office

View Saturday 15th July 11.00am – 11.30am View Sunday 16th July 9.30am – 10.00am Auction Sunday 16th July 10.00am

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tanya@tmestateagents.com.au

View Saturday 15th July 10.00am – 10.30am

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Sincerity - Honesty - Commitment 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.

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“Tanya has now handled the sale of two properties for our family and has been consistently very professional and efficient in effecting these sales. We recommend her very highly!” - Testimonial from the seller of 5/139 Burnett Street, Buderim

“Tanya always acted in a polite and professional manner and with patience and understanding to myself as a buyer. Tanya was available to answer questions promptly and assisted greatly when issues arose. I would highly recommend Tanya to anyone wishing to sell or purchase.” - Testimonial from the buyer of 5/139 Burnett St, Buderim

Tanya and Bree look forward to sharing your next real estate journey and making it an enjoyable, stress free and rewarding experience.

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NOBODY IN THE WORLD SELLS MORE REAL ESTATE THAN RE/MAX.*

ONLY 4 LOTS REMAIN Purchase from $205,000 Stage 1 now complete Windsor Road, Nambour Jason Stock 0411 123 888

Property Sales SERVICE WORTH RECOMMENDING

Don’t settle for less than the best! Property management at its finest Ashley and her team are dedicated to their portfolio and express exceptional communication and customer service to all clients and tenants. Ashley would love to welcome you as a new client and is available at any time should you have any questions or concerns. Whether you are simply needing advice, or a market appraisal Ashley is able to assist you.

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NOBODY IN THE WORLD SELLS MORE REAL ESTATE THAN RE/MAX.* DIDDILLIBAH, 409 Kiel Mountain Road

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ten acre properties east of the highway and only ten minutes to the beach and

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Sunshine Plaza. Features include 4.03 hectares, 2 dams, 4 shade houses, 3 x three bay

Steve Perry 0418 711 955

sheds, 3 phase power, town water available, 47 year old home and a thriving business. The time has come for the long term owners to move on and for anyone wanting to continue to run this property as a nursery the current owners are prepared to share

Sharon Heays 0499 205 409 www.outstandingagents.com.au

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FINAL OPPORTUNITY TO SECURE ONE OF MOOLOOLABA’S FINEST RIVERFRONT HOMES 41 Carwoola Crescent, Mooloolaba 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. This magnificent architecturally constructed home of meticulous design is as spectacular as it is luxurious. Upon entering you will be captivated by the expansive water vista showcased by high ceilings and floor to ceiling glass. Secure yourself one of the largest blocks and frontages in the Mooloolaba deepwater precinct. A must to inspect, call Karen today.

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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 1,005m2 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.

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AUCTION MOOLOOLABA PENTHOUSE AUCTION THIS WEEKEND 5/31 Buderim Avenue, Mooloolaba Genuine owners are committed elsewhere and will consider ALL offers presented prior to auction. With breathtaking 360 degree ocean and hinterland views this stylish and sophisticated penthouse is on the market to be SOLD. 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 unrivaled lifestyle opportunity. Motivated vendors instructions are clear – MUST BE SOLD - call Karen or Loren today.

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AUCTION HUGE FAMILY OASIS IN BEAUTIFUL BUDERIM 29 Lee Street, Buderim Don’t judge this book by its 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. This unique property offers 6 bedrooms, multiple living zones, gourmet kitchen, and triple garage with extra storage plus a shed! This easy to maintain property offers room for everyone as well as the toys without the hassle of large acreage living.

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STUNNING HOME WITH OUTSTANDING VIEWS ON ONE ACRE! 10 MINS TO M’DORE CBD 11 Trainstop Court, Bli Bli This beautiful family or executive home ticks many boxes for the discerning buyer wanting the rare combination of usable land with a striking view. The main living area, dining and kitchen are the real focal point and entertainment hub of the home, boasting the stunning outlook and interaction with the 10m x 4m sparkling inground pool. Exquisite polished timber floors and high ceilings add to the overall appeal of this truly beautiful home. The owners are relocating and have priced to sell now.

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DON’T JUDGE THIS BOOK BY ITS COVER - REMARKABLE FAMILY HOME! 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. Featuring 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!

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AUCTION HUGE FAMILY HOME - HAMPTONS STYLE 32 Westholme Circuit, Pelican Waters Luxurious practical family home on the water. Designed and styled to embrace the lifestyle, 4 internal living areas, relaxed views across the widest canal in the estate. Impressive central staircase flooded with natural Northern light. 9 foot ceilings with a private dressing room. Enjoy cooking in the European designed kitchen with walk in pantry, built in coffee machine and stone bench tops. Family friendly quiet location live the dream.

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AUCTION PARADISE IN PALMWOODS- LIFESTYLE BOUTIQUE ACREAGE 26 Old Bowling Green Road, Palmwoods 2

This picturesque Colonial style residence is situated on 5,326m and offers a peaceful, private hinterland lifestyle. Stunning, established gardens surround this impressive, single level home suitable for any buyer looking to enjoy the offerings of boutique acreage. Within walking distance to local school and easy access to railway station and Bruce Highway. Will be sold this Saturday.

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Auction: Saturday 15th July, 3pm Inspect: Saturday 15th July 2.30pm Anne Wallace 0418 769 466

ALEXANDRA HEADLANDS BEST BUY - THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE! 62 Buderim Avenue, Alexandra Headland Our sellers have tenants waiting so this is your last opportunity to secure the best valued property in the Golden Triangle, surrounded by multi-million dollar homes, this is an investment in your future that you shouldn’t pass up. There are 3 bedrooms plus a study (or 4th bedroom) two modernised bathrooms and two separate living areas, you also have expansive Northerly ocean views from the second living space.

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BUDERIM, 51 Townsend Road

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A Rare Exciting Buderim Location Builders, renovators, investors be excited. A tree lined street entry into this perfect location gives that neighbourly feel, prestigious 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 15th July 12.00-12.30pm VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AUCTION: On Site Saturday 22nd July 12.00pm AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758

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MAROOCHYDORE, 68 Maroochy Waters Drive

Spectacular Waterfront Entertainer Immaculately presented 335m2 4 bedroom open plan designed family home. Stunning alfresco entertaining area perfectly positioned against the peaceful waterway backdrop that catches the summer breezes and winter sun. Sitting on a large 726m2 block this prestigious home is positioned on the end of one of Maroochydore’s more sort after canal systems with a north-east facing aspect. Offering an elegant lifestyle in a central sought-after address surrounded by all the family conveniences such as popular schools, Sunshine Plaza and some of the best beaches in the country!

OPEN HOME: Saturday 15th July 3.00-3.30pm VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: $1,165,000 AGENT: Grant Whisker 0415 856 575

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MOOLOOLABA, 801/19 First Avenue

Luxury Cilento Residence - Rare Opportunity Unsurpassed in quality, style and location is this spacious apartment positioned on the 8th floor of the 5 star Walter Iezzi designed Cilento Resort. 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 balcony’s spread over a substantial 176m2. Featuring luxury marble floors throughout. All Bedrooms have their own stunning bathrooms with toilets and showers, master ensuite with spa bath. Separate laundry, fully ducted reverse cycle air conditioning and two car spaces with lock up storage cage in the basement. The complex is pet friendly. Spectacular panoramic views of Mooloolaba, the waterways, the Hinterland and Glass House Mountains.

OPEN HOME: Saturday 15th July 2.00-2.30pm VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: $1,150,000 AGENT: Grant Whisker 0415 856 575

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Mooloolaba Canal Front Living Close To The Beach Soak up the Mooloolaba lifestyle! This great three bedroom unit faces northeast with fantastic canal views in central Mooloolaba. Complete with a pool in the complex and just a short walk to the Esplanade, restaurants, shops and Mooloolaba Main Beach! A generous open plan living /dining/ kitchen area with balcony overlooking the canal and pool. The master bedroom with ensuite has its own balcony. Two other good sized double bedrooms, separate toilet, bathroom and laundry plus lock up garage complete this great property.

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UNIQUE, ARCHITECTURAL HOME Architecturally designed unique private home set among native trees and vegetation. Mesmerising views of the surrounding valleys, situated close to Palmwoods only 5 minutes drive to town, 20 minutes to the sunshine coast popular beaches, shopping centres and the many private schools. As you enter the 100m concrete driveway and winding through the natural bushland you emerge to a setting that is very private and has the tranquillity of nature with the views to inspire. Level parking area for 10 vehicles with the extra choice of the 2 bay

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undercover carport or the enclosed 6x12 colorbond shed. 4 BED | 3 BATH | 5 CAR | 1 MEDIA Address: 152 Citrus Road, Landers Shoot Inspect: Saturday and Sunday 1.00 - 1.30pm Price: Offers Over $779,000

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UPCOMING AUCTIONS Here’s a preview of hot auctions taking place on the Sunshine Coast in the next seven days:

29 TURNIPWOOD DRIVE, BUDERIM Auction on site Sunday, July 16 @ 12pm First National Sippy Downs 5450 1515 Gavin Flaton 0414 826 687

Auction on site Sunday, July 16 @ 11am

19 CUBA COURT, KAWANA ISLAND Auction on site Saturday, July 15 @ 11am Next Property Group 1300 400 777

The Property League 5476 3579

Karen Jones 0405 122 526

12 MALKANA CRESCENT, BUDDINA

Leanne King 0439 910 235 52 GILBERT STREET, BUDERIM Auction on site Sunday, July 16 @ 10am TM Estate Agents 5457 0318

5/31 BUDERIM AVENUE, MOOLOOLABA Auction on site Saturday, July 15 @ 2pm Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526

Tanya Mungomery 0414260711

Loren Wimburst 0415 380 222

AUCTION RESULTS The easiest way to check out the latest auction results. Email auctions@myweeklypreview.com.au

7 HAMILTON STREET, BUDERIM SOLD UNDER THE HAMMER FOR $530,000 3 bed, 1 bath, 2 car Harcourts Buderim 5445 2777 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219 Shayne Callander 0409 427 850

1 KATE STREET, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND SOLD UNDER THE HAMMER $3M 3-5 bed, 3 bath, 6 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222 Richard Scrivener 0416 799 188

2 ALLAMBIE STREET, MAROOCHYDORE SOLD UNDER THE HAMMER FOR $745,000 4+ bed, 2 bath, 2 car REMAX Coast and Country 5476 7654 Barbara Banks 0419 760 492 40 TARCOOLA AVENUE, MOOLOOLABA SOLD UNDER THE HAMMER $635,000 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car Define Property 5478 2477 Ross Cattle 0410 625 758

27 ALBATROSS AVENUE, AROONA SOLD UNDER THE HAMMER 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Carmel La Macchia 0400 300 545

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Townhouse Apartment - All Offers Considered 32/10 Grand Parade, KAWANA ISLAND Boasting it’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. • 3 good size bedrooms including master with ensuite and walk in

• Large private N/E deck - great for outdoor living and entertaining

• 2 car accommodation, 1 at the front of apartment and 1 underground

• Your very own private use courtyard – great for a pet

• Quality kitchen with stone bench tops, stainless steel appliances

• Restaurants and convenience store just across the road

• 2 bathrooms with a powder room down stairs

• Great pool for recreation and laps + an undercover BBQ area

• Well maintained complex, on site managers and low body corp

• Owner is keen to sell and will consider all offers

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Big Family Home with Beautiful Views 9 Highland Terrace, LITTLE MOUNTAIN

An opportunity to secure a well-designed family on a large elevated block with beautiful views has become available. • 4 spacious bedrooms including built in wardrobes with option of 5th bedroom or study, • 2 separate living areas • Elegant kitchen complete with 900mm gas cooktop, pantries and breakfast bar

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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 accommodation

• Large backyard with saltwater pool

• Close to numerous schools and the University

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Home Based Business Precinct 65 Nicklin Way, WARANA Opportunity knocks! 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 air conditioning

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• Inground pool

• Central location that boasts many business opportunities

Internet ID 3202632

• Huge side access

• Outdoor patio and entertaining area

Steve Turner - 0412 679 488

• Walking distance to beaches and Kawana Shopping Centre

• Close to numerous schools and the university

steve@platinumproperties.com.au

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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 6,303m 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 minutes 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 2

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RESULTS If you’re thinking about selling your home, now is the time – here are some of our recent success stories CASH CONTRACT

150 ATTEND AUCTION

SOLD FOR ASKING PRICE

54 Gerrard Road, Eudlo was marketed online for 12-months without finding a buyer and with hardly an inquiry.

Following a very successful auction campaign at the iconic and highly sought after 1 Kate Street, Alexandra Headland, I would like to personally thank My Weekly Preview. During the four-week auction campaign we advertised weekly in the magazine and had some fantastic results with our viewer numbers. We had more than 50 inspections and a massive 150 people attended the auction with five registered bidders and a great result for our seller with a sale under the hammer. I would like to thank the MWP team for their ongoing support, without the addition of print media we feel the result may not have been as good.

As agents we all hear and see the statistics on print advertising with My Weekly Preview, but I had never actually tested it myself to see the true results without any other form of advertising. Until now. With nothing but sole print advertising with My Weekly Preview on a property marketed at $449,000, I received a total of 23 enquiries. The property was sold for the asking price! Proof is in the pudding and the sellers, buyers and I couldn’t be happier with the result. Thanks very much to the team at My Weekly Preview and keep up the great work. William Emms Elders Woombye

A four-week print campaign in My Weekly Preview resulted in 16 inspections, two offers and a cash contract. The property is due to settle in two weeks. What a fantastic result and a big, big thankyou to the team at My Weekly Preview, 100 per cent plus for service.

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View by Appointment

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Stylish inner city waterfront home at 11 Meridien Drive.

Great corner allotment urban home at 2 Tinnanbar Terrace.

• 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.

• Beautifully finished and thoughtfully designed to offer 228m2 of living.

• A private and spacious master bedroom includes a large ensuite, separate walk in robe and balcony overlooking the water.

• Fully fenced, landscaped corner allotment adds to the home’s feeling of space. Also enjoy views out across the soon to be completed parkland. More room to stretch the legs. • Open plan living downstairs with kitchen and separate walk in pantry.

• A well appointed kitchen offers plenty of work space, stone bench tops and quality appliances.

• Well appointed main bedroom with ensuite, walk in robe and north facing, private balcony.

• A second media room upstairs separates the master suite from the other three carpeted bedrooms, all of which feature built-ins.

• Two more bedrooms upstairs plus an additional living area extends its family liveability. • Plenty of windows capture loads of natural light creating a sense of space on both floors.

• Split system air-conditioning provides you and the family with year round living comfort.

• Smaller, low maintenance urban allotment, yet still has double, secure lock-up garage.

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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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WIN (CH8)

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FRIDAY

6.10pm Restoration Man. 7.00 News. 7.30 The Link. 8.00 Mary Berry’s Absolute Favourites. 8.30 Unforgotten. (M) The search for Lizzie continues. 9.20 Line Of Duty. (MA15+) 10.20 Lateline.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Better Homes And Gardens. 8.30 MOVIE The Holiday. (2006) (M) Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law. Two women switch homes for Christmas. 11.15 Tennis. Wimbledon. Day 11. Men’s singles semi-finals.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 19. Canberra Raiders v St George Illawarra Dragons. Canberra. 10.10 Australian Ninja Warrior. (PG) Fifty new competitors face the ninja course. 11.50 Law & Order. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. A look at the day’s news. 7.30 The Living Room. Miguel searches for the top five burgers. 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. (M) Guests include Mark Wahlberg. 9.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 WIN’s All Australian News.

6.30pm News. 7.30 Great British Railway Journeys. (PG) 8.30 Marie Tussaud: A Legend In Wax. Documents the life of Marie Tussaud. 9.30 Travel Man: Dubai. 10.00 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 13.

SATURDAY

6pm Compass. 6.30 Gardening Australia. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Father Brown. (PG) 8.15 The Good Karma Hospital. (M) Ram clashes with Lydia. 9.05 Agatha Raisin. (PG) A squabble over water rights results in murder. 9.50 Janet King. (M)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 MOVIE Men In Black 3. (2012) (PG) Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin. A secret agent travels back in time. 9.10 MOVIE Armageddon. (1998) (M) Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler. An asteroid endangers the Earth.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 MOVIE Back To The Future. (1985) (PG) Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Crispin Glover. 9.25 MOVIE Mad Max: Fury Road. (2015) (MA15+) Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult. 11.55 MOVIE City Hall. (1996) (M) Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda.

6pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Vet. (PG) 7.30 David Attenborough’s Planet Earth: Ocean Deep. Presented by Sir David Attenborough. 8.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) Fin revisits his military roots. 10.30 NCIS: New Orleans. (MA15+) 11.30 48 Hours. (M)

6pm Grand Tours Of Scotland: Atlantic Frontier – The Uists And Benbecula. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Digging For Britain’s Secrets: Invader. Part 2 of 4. 8.30 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 14. Blagnac to Rodez. 181.5 km hilly stage. From France.

SUNDAY

6pm To Be Advised. 6.30 Little Lunch. 7.00 News. 7.40 Grand Designs New Zealand. (PG) 8.30 Poldark. (M) Ross must traverse new family, love and conflicts. 9.30 Death In Paradise. (PG) 10.30 Cleverman. (MA15+)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 Little Big Shots. (PG) 8.10 Sunday Night. Hosted by Melissa Doyle. 9.15 Secrets Of Scotland Yard. (M) Part 1 of 2. 10.30 Tennis. Wimbledon. Day 13. Men’s singles final and mixed doubles final.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 Australian Ninja Warrior. (PG) 8.45 60 Minutes. Current affairs program. 9.45 Killer Women With Piers Morgan: Amber Wright. (M) 10.45 Australian Crime Stories. (MA15+) 11.45 House. (M)

6pm Family Feud: Sunday. 6.30 Modern Family. (PG) 7.30 MasterChef Australia. The contestants tackle a mystery box challenge. 9.00 Bull. (M) Bull aims to prove temporary insanity for a young man. 9.55 Motor Racing. Formula 1. Race 10. British Grand Prix.

6pm Great British Railway Journeys. (PG) 6.30 SBS World News. 7.35 Shrunken Heads. (PG) A look at the ancient craft of head shrinking. 8.30 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 15. Laissac-Sévérac l’Église to Le Puy-en-Velay. 189.5 km hilly stage. From France.

MONDAY

6.10pm Restoration Man. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Australian Story. 8.30 Four Corners. Hosted by Sarah Ferguson. 9.20 Media Watch. (PG) Hosted by Paul Barry. 9.35 Q&A.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Highway Patrol. (M) 8.30 MOVIE The Bourne Identity. (2002) (M) Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Chris Cooper. A man sets out to discover his identity. 10.55 Air Crash Investigation. (PG)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Australian Ninja Warrior. (PG) 9.10 Here Come The Habibs! (PG) Elias falls in love with a Lebanese visitor. 9.55 MOVIE Wedding Crashers. (2005) (M) Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams.

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 8.40 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) Hosted by Tom Gleisner. 9.40 Life In Pieces. (PG) 10.10 Elementary. (M) 11.00 The Project.

6pm River Cottage Australia. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Michael Mosley’s Meet The Humans: Basic Instincts. 8.30 Mutiny. Part 2 of 5. 9.30 24 Hours In Emergency: Dear Heart. A man is thrown from his motorcycle. 10.25 SBS News.

TUESDAY

7pm News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Ask The Doctor. (PG) 8.30 Joanna Lumley’s India. (PG) Part 1 of 3. 9.20 Foreign Correspondent. 9.50 Home: The Art Of Ian Strange. (PG) 10.20 Lateline.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Behave Yourself. (PG) 8.30 Yummy Mummies. (PG) Maria and Carlos indulge in a photoshoot. 9.40 Ramsay’s Hotel Hell. (M) Presented by Gordon Ramsay. 10.40 The Catch. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Australian Ninja Warrior. (PG) 9.10 MOVIE Quantum Of Solace. (2008) (M) Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric. Bond seeks revenge for the death of a lover. 11.20 The Mysteries Of Laura. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. The contestants present seven plates of food. 8.45 Shark Tank. (PG) Hosted by Sarah Harris. 9.45 NCIS. (M) 11.30 WIN News.

6pm River Cottage Australia. 6.30 News. 7.30 Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria’s Slum. 8.30 Insight. Presented by Jenny Brockie. 9.30 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 16.

WEDNESDAY

7pm News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 QI. (M) 8.30 Shaun Micallef’s MAD AS HELL. (M) Hosted by Shaun Micallef. 9.00 Utopia. (M) 9.30 Growing Up Gracefully: Looking Your Best. (M) 10.10 Luke Warm Sex. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Border Security: Australia’s Front Line. (PG) 8.00 The Force: Behind The Line. (PG) 8.30 Criminal Minds. (M) A man claims to be Dr Tara Lewis’ brother.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Britain’s Got Talent. (PG) Hosted by Ant and Dec. 9.15 Britain’s Got Talent Best And Worst. (PG) Hosted by Ant and Dec. 10.15 Chicago Med. (M) A teen with a genetic condition is treated. 11.15 The Closer. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. (PG) 8.45 Offspring. (M) Harry’s exgirlfriend returns to town. 9.45 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) The team travels to Syria. 10.45 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 11.30 WIN News.

6pm River Cottage Australia. Paul West has a big job to complete. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.35 Flying Scotsman With Robson Green. Robson helps rebuild the Flying Scotsman. 8.30 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 17. La Mure to Serre Chevalier. 183 km mountain stage. From France.

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6.30pm News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Make You Laugh Out Loud: Builders. (PG) 8.30 All Round To Mrs Brown’s. (M) Agnes is told a few home truths by a psychic in the audience. 9.45 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 20. Brisbane Broncos v Canterbury Bulldogs. From Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. 9.50 The NRL Footy Show. (M) A look at the latest NRL news. 11.30 The AFL Footy Show. (M)

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 8.30 Common Sense. Topical news show. 9.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 10.30 Blue Bloods. (M) 11.30 WIN News.

6.30pm News. 7.30 Great British Railway Journeys. 8.00 Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook: Melbourne. 8.30 The Family Law. (PG) Danny is hospitalised. 9.00 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 18.

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7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Dirty Jobs. 8.20 Catfish: The TV Show. 9.05 The Mega Brothel. 9.50 You Can’t Ask That. 10.25 Penn & Teller: Fool Us.

7pm News. 7.30 Cities Of The Underworld. 8.30 Escape To The Country. 9.30 Border Security: Int. 10.00 Wimbledon. Day 11. Men’s singles semi-finals.

6pm World’s Craziest Fools. 6.30 Big Bang. 7.00 AFL Pre-Game Show. 7.30 Football. AFL. Round 17. St Kilda v Essendon. 10.30 Prospectors. 11.00 Klondike Gold Fever.

6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Planet 51. (2009) (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. (2014) (M) 11.00 Most Terrifying Places in America. (MA15+)

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Monarch Of The Glen. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE Top Gun. (1986) (PG) 10.55 Murder In The First. 11.55 Are You Being Served?

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 MacGyver. (PG) 8.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 10.30 Highlander. (M) 11.30 Undercover Boss. (PG)

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 Morning Glory. (2010) (M) 10.40 To Be Advised.

SATURDAY

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 The Inbetweeners. 10.00 Broad City.

6pm Mighty Planes. 7.00 MOVIE The Hundred-Foot Journey. (2014) (PG) 9.30 Greatest Cities Of The World. (PG) 10.40 Tennis. Wimbledon. Day 12. Women’s singles final.

7.30pm Football. AFL. Round 17. Melbourne v Adelaide. From TIO Traeger Park, Northern Territory. 10.40 MOVIE 16 Blocks. (2006) (M) Bruce Willis, Mos Def, David Morse.

6pm MOVIE Jingle All The Way. (1996) (PG) 7.45 MOVIE Elf. (2003) (G) 9.45 MOVIE Christmas With The Kranks. (2004) (PG) 11.45 MOVIE A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Xmas. (2011) (MA15+)

7pm MOVIE Star Trek III: The Search For Spock. (1984) (PG) 9.15 MOVIE Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. (1986) (PG) 11.50 Rizzoli & Isles.

6pm The Life Of Mammals. 7.00 Undercover Boss. 8.00 Cops: Adults Only. (PG) 9.00 Attenborough’s Battle To Save The Tiger. (PG) 10.00 48 Hours: NCIS. (M) 11.00 48 Hours. (M)

6pm Frasier. 6.30 Raymond. 7.30 Last Man Standing. (PG) 8.30 Rules Of Engagement. (PG) 9.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 10.30 New Girl. 11.00 Speechless.

SUNDAY

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 River Monsters. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Tickled. (2016) (MA15+) 10.00 The Tickle King. 10.25 The Mega Brothel. 11.15 Louis Theroux: Drinking To Oblivion.

6pm Some Mothers Do ’Ave ’Em. (PG) 7.00 Border Security: International. (PG) 8.00 The Force: Behind The Line. (PG) 8.30 A Touch Of Frost. (M) 10.30 Escape To The Country.

6pm Seinfeld. (PG) 7.00 MOVIE The Mummy. (1999) (PG) 9.30 MOVIE The Rock. (1996) (M) Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris. 12.15am Lizard Lick Towing. (M)

7.30pm The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Last Action Hero. (1993) (M) Arnold Schwarzenegger, F. Murray Abraham, Austin O’Brien. 11.00 Two And A Half Men. (PG)

6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 The Good Life. 7.40 New Tricks. (M) 8.50 MOVIE Goldfinger. (1964) (PG) Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Frobe. 11.05 The Closer. (M)

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.00 Scorpion. (PG) 8.00 Meerkats: Secrets Of An Animal Superstar. 9.00 MOVIE The Mule. (2014) (MA15+) 11.00 MOVIE True Justice: Violence Of Action. (2012) (M)

6pm Frasier. 6.30 MOVIE Nutty Professor II: The Klumps. (2000) (PG) 8.35 Russell Coight’s All Aussie Adventures. (PG) 9.05 The Graham Norton Show. (M) 10.05 To Be Advised.

MONDAY

7pm Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Dirty Jobs. (PG) 8.30 Louis And The Brothel. (M) 9.30 Sex In Strange Places. (M) 10.25 MOVIE Tickled. (2016) (MA15+) 11.55 The Tickle King. (M)

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Doc Martin. (PG) 8.30 Inspector George Gently. (M) 10.30 Cities Of The Underworld. (PG) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.

6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. 7.30 World’s Most Amazing Videos. (M) 8.30 Brit Cops. (M) 10.30 World’s Toughest Cops. 11.30 Godfather Of Pittsburgh.

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 Total Recall. (1990) (MA15+) 11.50 South Beach Tow. (M)

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Spy In The Wild. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE The Core. (2003) (M) Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci. 11.20 Footy Classified. (M)

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. 11.40 The Last Man On Earth. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Acropolis Now. 7.30 How I Met Your Mother. 8.00 The Simpsons. 8.30 MOVIE Cowboys & Aliens. (2011) (M) 10.50 James Corden.

TUESDAY

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Dirty Jobs. 8.20 The Checkout: Best Before. 8.50 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. 9.35 Banged Up Abroad.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 The Secret Life Of Cats. (PG) 8.30 Judge John Deed. (M) 10.30 Escape To The Country. 11.30 Bargain Hunt.

6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Outback Truckers. (PG) 9.30 Loaded. (M) 10.00 MegaTruckers. (M) 10.30 Ice Road Truckers. 11.30 Restoration Garage.

6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 Adv Time. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 8.30 Big Bang. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult. (1994) (PG) 11.00 Two And A Half Men. (PG)

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.40 New Tricks. (PG) 8.40 Midsomer Murders. (M) 10.50 The Closer. (M) 11.50 Escape To The Country.

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 48 Hours. (M) 8.30 48 Hours: NCIS. (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 MOVIE Blades Of Glory. (2007) 10.30 How I Met Your Mother.

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Dirty Jobs. 8.20 This Old Thing. 9.10 Extreme Brat Camp. (M) 10.00 Banged Up Abroad. 10.45 Welcome To The Mosque. 11.45 Catfish: The TV Show.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Jonathan Creek. (M) 9.30 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries. (PG) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.

6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 Tattoo Nightmares. (M) 8.30 Ink Master. (M) 10.30 MOVIE Underworld. (2003) (MA15+)

6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 Adv Time. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 7.30 RBT. (PG) 8.00 Police Ten 7. (M) 8.30 MOVIE Lethal Weapon. (1987) (M) 10.45 Best Ink. (M) 11.45 Sonic Boom.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Death In Paradise. (M) 8.40 Agatha Christie’s Poirot. (PG) 9.50 Silent Witness. (MA15+) 11.00 Call The Midwife. (M)

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 Undercover Boss. 8.30 Attenborough’s The Life Of Mammals. (PG) 9.30 To Be Advised. 10.30 Countdown To Murder. (MA15+) 11.30 Diagnosis Murder. (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 Utopia. 9.50 Live At The Apollo. 10.45 Broad City.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Keeping Up Appearances. (PG) 8.00 Keeping Up Appearances. 8.30 Murdoch Mysteries. (M) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.

6pm American Restoration. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 Big Bang. (PG) 10.00 ScreenPLAY. (M) 10.30 Rude Tube. (M) 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. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Dante’s Peak. (1997) (M) 10.45 Auction Hunters. 11.45 Dog And Beth: On The Hunt.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Weird Wonders Of The World. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE Ronin. (1998) (M) 11.10 Are You Being Served? 11.50 Escape To The Country.

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 Gold Coast Cops. (PG) 8.30 Cops: Adults Only. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE True Justice: Angel Of Death. (2012) (M) Steven Seagal, Sarah Lind, Lochlyn Munro. 11.00 Graceland.

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Acropolis Now. 7.30 How I Met Your Mother. 8.00 The Simpsons. 8.30 Sex And The City. 9.05 Sex And The City. 9.40 Sex And The City.

with MWP’s man in the water

Winter? Where was winter last weekend? The Saturday weather was incredible. I did hear this morning that there were great waves pushing into Sunshine Beach. So, J-Bay has finally started. Game on. Let’s hope Julian gets a solid result to move up the ladder as it is a bit crowded. Moving on, and things this weekend could end up being classic. The winds are light with small waves so should be heaps of fun. Might be worth a trip to A-Bay. You’d certainly could be rewarded for your efforts.

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An insulating material (10) Wide expanse (5) Rendering (7) Wander aimlessly (7) Research deeply (5) Medical liquid for skin (6) Abscond (6) A form of football (5) A monarch (7) Walk wearily (7) Uplift morally (5) Thorough expert (4,6)

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Not precisely true (7) Swift (5) Regulate (6) Shorten (7) Special ability (5) At risk (2,9) Likeness (10) Home of Ancient Greek gods (7) Aviation transport company (7) Make amends for (6) Grip firmly (5) To squeeze (5)

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Belly button

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Play equipment

ARIES (MAR 21-APR 20)

TAURUS (APR 21-MAY 21)

GEMINI (MAY 22-JUN 21)

This week Uranus stirs up your reckless side, when you surprise – or even shock – others with an unpredictable move that comes right out of left field. But too much hastiness could lead to an argument or accident so pace yourself.

With Venus (your ruler) linking up with indulgent Jupiter, you’re in the mood for flirting and socialising as you channel your inner hedonist. Don’t overdo it though. And be careful you’re not viewing a situation through rose-coloured glasses!

It’s a wonderful week to crank up your social media, as you network in creative and proactive ways. So get circulating and advertising in style! An impulsive comment could land you in hot water though, so think things through (carefully) before you post.

CANCER (JUN 22-JUL 23)

LEO (JUL 24-AUG 23)

VIRGO (AUG 24-SEP 23)

Sudden changes can catapult you into a state of catatonia. This week the planets shake up your comfort zone – especially involving work matters or a personal project. Uranus urges you to banish boredom and take a smart calculated risk.

This week some cats will cause plenty of commotion behind the scenes; while others stir things up in a very public way. But is that really such a smart idea? Disruptive behaviour will just alienate you from others.

When Mercury (your ruling planet) links up with serious Saturn (midweek) you may veer off into Virgo worry-wart mode. But stressing about problems won’t help. Instead, roll your sleeves up and just get on with the tasks at hand.

LIBRA (SEP 24-OCT 23)

SCORPIO (OCT 24-NOV 22)

SAGITTARIUS (NOV 23-DEC 21)

You pride yourself on your well-rounded personality but it will be difficult to balance head and heart this week. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try! Loved ones or work colleagues will try to throw you off balance or press your buttons.

The more organised you are this week the more successful you’ll be. Looking for employment? Think outside the box and find creative ways to present yourself in an irresistible new light (that makes you stand out from the crowd).

This week Mars charges into your adventure zone, but progress will be erratic as Mars motivates you to move forward, while Saturn cautions you to look before you leap! If you run around on auto-pilot, then you’re more likely to make silly slip-ups.

CAPRICORN (DEC 22-JAN 20)

AQUARIUS (JAN 21-FEB 19)

PISCES (FEB 20-MAR 20)

You’ll have trouble coping with any restrictions that are placed on you by loved ones, so close relationships are likely to be unpredictable. You’ll find the more you try to assert your authority and independence, the more woeful the week will be.

You need to be cautious and mindful online as the Sun, Mars and Uranus throw a hand grenade into social media. Take care when driving too, as you’re more accident prone than usual. Single? The new moon revs up your relationship zone.

If you confuse fact with fantasy on Monday, then you could end up with a mess on your hands. So do your best to keep your feet on the ground! Making a snap decision about a family matter on Wednesday could turn out surprisingly well.

Solve all the clues and reveal the eight-letter word spelled down the middle of the grid.

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SCATTERWORD: DUTEOUSLY, styled, yodel, yodle, lysed, dusty, study, style, suety, stylo, lousy, lusty, duly, duty, lyse, yule, oyes, toey, stye

JUNIOR X-WORD: Koala, Seven, Italy, Pilot, Train, Cacti, Navel, Swing (KNITTING)

CROSSWORD: Across: 1 Fibreglass 8 Sweep 9 Version 10 Meander 11 Delve 12 Lotion 14 Decamp 17 Rugby 19 Emperor 21 Traipse 22 Edify 23 Past master Down: 2 Inexact 3 Rapid 4 Govern 5 Abridge 6 Skill 7 In jeopardy 8 Similarity 13 Olympus 15 Airline 16 Redeem 18 Grasp 20 Press

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GET BOYS TALKING ABOUT THEIR FEELINGS Richard O’Leary says we need to talk to boys about their feelings so it becomes as natural as playing with a plane or truck.

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id I ever tell you about our friends who, after having a girl, decided to try just one more time for a boy? They had triplets – all girls. Why do I mention this? Firstly because I think it’s a cracker of a story that never fails to get a reaction and also I wanted to talk about boys and girls and how we treat them so differently. It’s not just that many of us dress little boys in blue and girls in pink, or buy planes and tanks for boys and dolls and toy kitchens for girls – we don’t talk to them the same either. The 2014 study Gender Differences in Adult-Infant Communication in the First Months of Life found that mothers talk more to their daughters than to their sons. “Findings also suggest that parents may also respond preferentially to infants based on gender.” And it’s not just how long we talk with girls or boys; it’s what we say to them. In another study, Spanish mothers were

more likely to use emotional words when talking with their daughters. And fathers did the same thing. Other research also points to a gender divide when it comes to how we talk about risk to our children. After a child has been hurt we are four times more likely to tell a girl to be careful so it doesn’t happen again.

“And it’s not just how long we talk with girls or boys; it’s what we say to them” I only have boys so I may not be the best guide, but when my eight-year-old recently got stuck on the top of play equipment (he does test the limits) and I had to be called from work to get him down, the thought never crossed my mind to tell him to not

climb anymore – I just told him it was the right and brave thing to ask for help when he knew he had exceeded his limits. Of course, all of this would be neither here nor there if it didn’t make any difference to the kids, but all the research suggests it does affect how boys and girls behave. Studies have found that boys’ literacy and verbal skills along with the ability to express emotions are all impacted by this communication segregation. What to do? The experts suggest we talk to boys about their feelings so they become used to it and it becomes just as natural as playing with a plane, or truck, or a Barbie doll for that matter. P.S. Believe it or not my friends with four girls under three years of age tried one more time for a boy… and they finally got one – I think dealing with his emotions may be the least of his problems. olearylastword@gmail.com

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