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hen I paused to think about the significant people in my life – the most important, the most influential and the most financially successful – I realised that only a small percentage of these have a university degree. Of those without a degree, the majority undertook an apprenticeship or other training, while the others are completely self-taught. These people hold significant management roles within recognised Australian companies; they own successful businesses and, they are people who have come from humble beginnings and are now achieving their dreams. As someone who is university trained, I have the utmost respect for tertiary education. Higher education is what gives us doctors, surgeons, teachers – people who help make society a better place. However, university is not the answer for everyone and it certainly doesn’t guarantee success. This week, Leigh Robshaw takes a look into the world of apprenticeships and upskilling to discover what opportunities are available to younger generations. Also this week, we celebrate the success of Sunshine Coast pro-surfer Julian Wilson, who is steadily climbing the WSL ladder. We wish him all the best for the next round of competition. Until next week, take care.
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WINNING WOMAN Where on the Sunshine Coast do you live? Mount Coolum. First job? Working at a women’s only gym called Shape Up. It was tiny and the equipment was rubbish, but I loved it. What are you currently working on? Professionally I am working on Jetts International growth into South East Asia. Personally, my fitness for the Barossa marathon in October. Your family includes. . . Ben, my husband and Jasmin my 11-year-old daughter. First car? An electric blue Ford Escort with gold ‘go faster’ stripes. Loved that car but it got stolen and was found suspended between two trees by the police. Favourite book? A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, a moving story of a mother and daughter based in Afghanistan.
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BIO Jetts Gym CEO Elaine Jobson was named 2017 Outstanding Business Woman of the Year at the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network awards. Her career has taken her around the world, from working for Richard Branson in South Africa, to setting up a chain of gyms in Indonesia and Malaysia. She makes a habit of doing things that scare her – she will complete her fourth marathon this year.
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Can you nominate a day in your life that turned out to be a turning point? The day I accepted a role working for Virgin in South Africa. People thought we were crazy moving to South Africa with a baby daughter but it turned out to be the start of one of the most rewarding journeys we have had as a family. Your greatest regret? I honestly don’t have any, everything I have ever done has brought me to where I am today and I love where I am.
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What are you reading now? Leadership Matters by David Pich from the Institute of Leaders and Managers. I was a guest author with a chapter on leading people, so enjoying reading the rest of the book.
Best day in your life? Completing the London Marathon in 2011, it was the first one I ever did and all my family were there with homemade banners cheering me on.
Best advice you’ve been given? Spend time thoroughly understanding the problem before you decide on a solution. This advice has helped me make the right decisions and not rush into solving the wrong problems, a common error in business. What is your favourite place on the Sunshine Coast? Spirit House restaurant and top of Mount Coolum at day break. I can’t choose. If you could change one thing on the Coast, what would it be? A fast train to Brisbane airport.
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What frustrates you the most? Negative people, it’s like they waste their life. Especially people who moan about First World problems – they should spend some time in Africa. How do you deal with your frustrations? I run. I find it clears my mind. Advice to your 18-year-old self? You will determine your destiny, not your upbringing or your qualifications. You have everything within you to be whatever you choose to be. Tea or coffee? Long black, dash of skim, or kombucha. NRL or AFL? The Premier League please, I’m English!
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APPRENTICESHIPS: STILL A SOLID PATH TO SUCCESS National Skills Week is on August 28 to September 3 and highlights the fantastic opportunities apprenticeships and traineeships offer. We spoke to three Sunshine Coast locals who wouldn’t trade their jobs for anything. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.
“Trades are not for everyone but for me, it was the best choice. I think people just get in their head everyone has to go to university to get a good career” Chris Kaminski
t the age of 31, Dylan Fahey owns his own business, employs 50 people, is not far off paying off his home in Rosemount, owns two investment properties and is a shareholder in two separate businesses. And it all began with an apprenticeship. After completing Year 12 at St John’s College in Nambour, he started an environmental planning degree at Griffith University, but lasted only one semester. “I wasn’t totally convinced I was ready for university or even wanted to go to university, but it seemed like the next step. I just wasn’t engaged in it. I think after 12 years of being at school I was ready to get out and work and see what the real world was like. I wanted to be out and about, I wanted to use my hands a little bit more. Sitting around in a classroom just didn’t sit well with me, so I deferred. I didn’t know if I was going to go back and I wanted to leave the option there.” Fahey never did return to uni. He was offered a labouring job with a plumbing company in Brisbane and three months later, began an apprenticeship, completing his TAFE study at Nambour. “I did a four-year apprenticeship with Tacoma Plumbing. I worked on the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Airlie Beach, Mackay… I travelled Queensland learning my trade. The appealing thing about doing an apprenticeship for me was that at least you
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were earning money while learning.” Fahey finished his apprenticeship in 2007 and started his own company DYFA Plumbing, a commercial and residential plumbing company that has expanded throughout Queensland over the past 10 years. He’s now developing a program to train the future leaders of his company. “Some people just love being outside every day,” he says. “For guys out there every day working on the tools, they love it. Australia is an unreal place to live because
number of Australians taking on an apprenticeship has been on the decline over the past decade, with TAFE bosses accusing the government of forming policies that favour universities. Undoubtedly, there’s an image problem associated with apprenticeships: Australians tend to see university as the best pathway to success and apprenticeships a good option for those who didn’t get the marks for uni. This stigma is being addressed by organisations like the Business Council of
“The value of the Australian apprenticeship system is gargantuan – to small business, to the future of any skill-based industry and of course to the apprentice’s future career” Maria Faulder
there’s no restriction on your opportunities. Whether you want to go to university or take up a trade, you have as much ability to succeed in whatever you choose as any other person – it’s just about hard work. None of my senior leadership team has been to university and they’re still a part of something great.” But while Fahey is a true blue Aussie success story, apprenticeships are not the on-trend career choice in Australia today. The
Australia, which is calling on the Federal Government to modernise the apprenticeship system and make it more appealing to young people. Chief executive of the Business Council of Australia, Jennifer Westacott, says “Too many kids are being pushed into university. For a lot of them, university is not what they want to do with their lives, but there’s a stigma around doing an apprenticeship instead. Nobody
should think that an apprenticeship is a second-best option to a university degree. “Funding for universities and schools has soared over the last decade, but vocational education and training has gone backwards in funding. The number of apprentices in training has fallen by over 40 per cent over the last four years. That’s a difference of over 200 million apprentices who have missed out. If we keep letting this happen, there simply won’t be enough Australians with the skills we need for the future, especially in places like the Sunshine Coast. “We need urgent action. Federal and state governments need to commit to using the Skilling Australians Fund to develop a new vision for the apprenticeship system that makes it more attractive for employers and learners.” A spokesperson for the Department of Education and Training acknowledged apprenticeship numbers have declined in recent years, but said there are complex reasons for this: “The occupational structure of the labour market is continually changing due to a number of impacts such as technological change, a general trend towards occupations at higher skills levels, and within some industries a move away from tasks that can be undertaken through automation.” The spokesperson said while digital disruption has many worried a robot will be taking their jobs in future, the VET (vocational myweeklypreview.com.au
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FEATURE STORY education and training) sector could help provide a buffer. “VET, through its close links to industry and opportunities provided through apprenticeships/traineeships, is well positioned to provide the relevant training as new skills needs and occupations emerge. “Jobs Queensland, an independent entity established to provide advice to the Queensland Government on future skills needs, workforce planning and the apprenticeships and traineeships system, recently undertook stakeholder consultation on the strengths of the apprenticeships and traineeships system. There is a shared view about the need for the apprenticeship and traineeship system to play a key role in equipping industry and the workforce to respond to these changes.” In the 2017–2018 Federal Budget, the government announced it would allocate $1.5 billion to the Skilling Australians Fund to be used from 2017 to 2021. With matched funding from states and territories, it says it will support up to 300,000 apprenticeships, traineeships, pre-apprenticeships and higher apprenticeships in Australia. However, little detail has been given on how this will work and criticism has been levelled at the government for cutting TAFE funding.
CHANGING ATTITUDES Contributing to the underlying attitudes around apprenticeships are school guidance counsellors, who tend to favour university as the preferred option for students with good marks. Caloundra aircraft maintenance engineer Chris Kaminski, 33, knew he didn’t want to go to university – but his guidance counsellor had other ideas. “I wasn’t interested in going to university at all, much to the annoyance of the guidance counsellor at school,” he says. “I didn’t take much notice of my OP and I didn’t think about uni at all. The guidance counsellor said ‘you have to apply to university and you have to apply for three or four courses’. It’s just a normal thing to do – leave school and go to university. I didn’t listen. “I don’t believe university is for everyone. At the end of Year 10 I was holidaying on the
• In May 2016, there were 188,600 people aged 15 to 64 years who were employed as apprentices or trainees as part of the Australian Apprenticeship Scheme. • The majority of apprentices or trainees were male (76 per cent). • As in previous years, construction was the most common industry for apprentices and trainees (41 per cent). • On the Sunshine Coast, there are 4946 (5.1 per cent of the population) people in technical or further education compared with 12,509 at university or a tertiary institution (12.9 per cent of the population). SOURCE: ABS 2016
Sunshine Coast and my parents saw a training college advertising a six-month course. We went along and had a chat to them. They persuaded me to keep going to Year 12, to get my OP, but I didn’t look at it much after I received it. I wasn’t going down the route of university. After Year 12, I’d had enough of school and I was more of a hands-on person.” Kaminski moved from Maryborough to the Sunshine Coast after graduating to complete a certificate two in aeroskills at the Queensland Institute of Aviation Engineering (no longer operating). He finished the course
early and worked with a respected engineer at Caloundra Airport for four weeks before being offered an apprenticeship. “I worked for him for five years, got my licence within four years and then another opportunity came up at Redcliffe Airport, so I started working there for Heliflite in 2007.” Kaminski is now the base manager of the Queensland branch of Heliflite, has travelled the world for work and undertakes additional theory and practical training each year, whether it be on a new aircraft type or new engine model, and is considering studying a business management course in the future. “Trades are not for everyone but for me, it was the best choice,” he says. “I think people just get in their head everyone has to go to university to get a good career. The stigma is you must apply to university to get a good career and well paying job. I’m a big believer in getting a trade behind you and whatever extra training you want to do, you can always do it later.” Kaminski employs school leavers and mature age students as apprentices and looks for people who don’t necessarily have top marks, but are good with their hands and show an interest in mechanics – like building computers or fixing cars or motorbikes as hobbies – and show they can buckle down and learn in short bursts. “The four years of an apprenticeship is really hard in regards to the work load, education and social aspects,” he says. “Your friends are at university, studying and able to go out, while you are working long hours. But after four years, you’ll be trade recognised and while other people are only starting out in their chosen careers, you will be well ahead financially and with real-life experience.” The quality of training provided in apprenticeships has been a source of contention and is one area it’s hoped the new Skilling Australians Fund will remedy, through the requirement of greater accountability of training providers. Hairdressing is on the Federal Government’s skills shortage list, but while state governments have been paying training colleges thousands of dollars per student, many employers say they’re churning out
worthless qualifications that leave many hairdressers unemployable. Maria Faulder, owner of Suite Three Hair in Buderim won the Micro/Small Business Woman of the Year 2016 at the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network Awards. She says quality training is paramount to the success of the apprenticeship system. “Our RTO (registered training organisation) is HATS, owned by Shelley Drane. She is the best educator in South East Queensland. Together, L’Oreal, HATS and I are training my apprentices to be the ultimate hair professionals in an industry where we have gained true credibility and respect as a really skilled profession that is regulated by the Australian Hairdressing Council.” Faulder says when she began her hairdressing apprenticeship back in the UK in 1986, hairdressing apprenticeships were yet to reach the list of ‘respected qualifications’. Today, she’s an award-winning business woman who will fly to the US in September to work as a stylist for New York Fashion Week. “I have trained five apprentices since launching my business in 2008 while gaining a reputation for amazing colour work and being participants on over 40 Australian runways. One of them has gone on to achieve national recognition on L’Oreal Professional’s creative team. “During the past nine years I have rewarded my apprentices with trips overseas to Bali and Thailand for hair industry conferences and I have secured places for them backstage at many national fashion events. I love to reach up high for opportunities to give to my apprentices in return for commitment and dedication.” Faulder has also converted two schoolbased apprentices to full-time apprentice status over the past five years, saying the opportunity to offer this foot in the door for young people is very rewarding. “The value of the Australian apprenticeship is gargantuan – to small business, to the future of any skill-based industry and of course to the apprentice’s future career. These young people bring enthusiasm and breathe new life into many businesses.”
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LOUD SHIRT DAY TO HELP CHILDREN HEAR Little Archer was born with seriously impaired hearing and the day he received cochlear implants was the day his hearing, listening and speaking future began. The two-and-a-half year old is Barry Bull’s grandson and the Coast musician is hosting a Loud Shirt Day to raise funds for Hear and Say to continue their work changing local families’ lives. The event will include real life stories, raffles, live music and inspiration from Bull and special guests. Tickets are $25 and are available from barrybull. com/concert.
The official launch of the Bli Bli town centre and the unveiling of the model at the sale office will be held on August 30. Sunshine Coast Council approved the $20 million development application to develop the new Bli Bli Village Centre on the corner of Bli Bli Road and David Low Way in April this year. When completed, the centre will include a health and wellbeing centre, office space, health care services, indoor sport and recreation, retail, and the Bli Bli Tavern with 20 accommodation units and a bottle shop. The viewing of the centre model will be held onsite from 4pm. To RSVP attendance, email email@example.com.
GET THE KIDS INTO FISHING Take a Kid Fishing Day will help families enjoy a day of beach or boat fishing on Pumicestone Passage with help from members of the Caloundra Power Boat Club Fishing Club. An adult must accompany each child and bring a rod, reel and tackle as well as some bait. Prawns, worms or yabbies are ideal. Participants need to wear a hat and bring plenty of Ben McOlson, 7, Thomas McOlson, 9, sunscreen and something to drink. and Clay Andrews, 9 with Alan McMillan, CPBC Fishing Club Prizes are on hand for the longest whiting, bream and flathead for children and random draws for the accompanying adults. Check it out on August 27 at the Caloundra Powerboat Club. Registration from 7am for 8am start.
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MAJOR STADIUM COULD BE ON THE HORIZON A detailed feasibility study will be undertaken by the Sunshine Coast Council to potentially develop a 25,000seat, national-standard stadium at the current Sunshine Coast Stadium site in Bokarina. Mayor Mark Jamieson says there is no doubt a major sports facility NRL trial game, February 2017, Sunshine Coast Stadium. Photo by Rod McGillivray with the capability to stage national sport events is a “missing piece” of the core economic and community infrastructure mix for a region of our size and projected growth. Work done by KPMG to date has focused on the best site for a stadium of this size. Now, with Bokarina locked in as the preferred destination, a full feasibility study will be undertaken and presented to the council in early 2018.
SUNSHINE COAST ART PRIZE 2017 FINALISTS UNVEILED Two local artists are among the 39 finalists whose artworks were unveiled at Caloundra Regional Gallery, marking the opening of the Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2017 exhibition. More than 460 entries were received for the 12th annual art prize. The work of two local artists, Joseph Daws and Jennifer Herd, are amongst the finalists this year. The exhibition is on display until October 8 and the winners will be announced at the official opening event at the gallery on August 31. For a full list of winners and more details about the opening night, visit gallery.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.
8000 WORLD’ FITTEST WOMAN CROWNED The Crossfit Games has been touted as one of the world’s toughest sports events and Tia-Clair Toomey has claimed the title of Fittest Woman on Earth after winning the event. The Olympic weightlifter, who grew up on a Sunshine Coast cane farm, finished two points ahead of runner-up Kara Webb to secure the win. Toomey has placed second in two previous attempts at the Crossfit Games and also lifted for Australia at the Rio Olympic Games. Toomey was Australia’s top-ranked female weightlifter, when she finished 14th at the Olympics.
More than 8000 competitors lined up at Alexandra Headland to take on various events in the sixth annual 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Running Festival. The festival injected $2.7 million into the region and has already raised in excess of $1 million for local charities and community groups. It was a weekend full of spectacular racing. Victorian Elkie Belcher crushed the women’s race record by seven minutes, while Clay Dawson took out the men’s race with his second marathon win in as many weeks. Dawson, who used to weight 120 kilograms, had come off the back of a win at the Brisbane Marathon the week before competing on the Coast.
JOIN IN CONFETTI TORNADOS AND SLIME FIGHTS The Sunshine Coast Stadium will be the first venue in the world to host the biggest global colour festival series on earth, The Color Movement, securing this event ahead of larger national and international city counterparts. The event features a day of confetti tornados, clouds of dreamy foam, epic colour throws, slime fights, water Image: Ritchie Duce, bombs and the best tunes to dance to Level Eleven Photography for dance battles. The Color Movement, presented by The Color Run, takes things to the next level. Tickets are already on sale for the inagural event, which will be held at the stadium on October 21. Get in quick by visiting thecolourrun.com.au.
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FROM SHY GIRL TO MUAY THAI CHAMPION
Wurtulla student Skylah Hamill ditched cheerleading for mixed martial arts and hasn’t looked back, writes Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.
kylah Hamill may be small in stature, but this dynamo can pack a punch. Wurtulla’s Hamill is the new Muay Thai World Champion in the 10–11 year girls 38-kilogram division… and she has steamrolled her opposition in just five fights to get there. It is an even more impressive accomplishment given the 11-year-old only discovered the sport 18 months ago. Hamill’s first fight in February this year saw her take out gold at the nationals to be crowned the Australian Champion for her division. Her second fight secured her the Coastal Warfare win here on the Coast, and her latest three bouts were in Bangkok for the IFMA World Championships from August 3 to 11. In 40-degree heat, Hamill beat a Thai opponent, automatically won when her Swedish opponent failed to show, and took out the gold medal by beating her New Zealand opponent in the final round.
Hamill had tried her hand at cheerleading before moving on to mixed martial arts, but it wasn’t until she gravitated to the full contact of Muay Thai that mum Sarah Lewis says she “came alive”. “She was a very shy, quiet girl and no-one could understand how she has been able to do what she does. But she gets into the ring and she just transforms,” Lewis says. “She is more confident now and her school work has become amazing. She sets her own alarm and gets up and gets dressed ready for the day. She is very disciplined in all areas.” Under the guidance of Joe Hilton at the Sunshine Coast Thai Boxing Centre, Hamill trains from 4am to 6am every morning and is back in the centre after school from 4pm to 6pm. Although Lewis says it was hard to watch her daughter in her first fight, she now knows Hamill can hold her own. While Lewis and partner Mat Hamill are
proud of their daughter, who has named herself Skylah ‘Headshot’ Hamill in the competitive realm, it has not been an easy journey for them financially. Lewis says with lack of sponsorship, they juggle multiple jobs to enable Hamill to compete. “Skylah is only young and has so much drive and determination to continue to succeed and she is surrounded by a team that is more like a family with Joe and the club. She trains like one of the adults, so that helps her strength,” she says. “Because she is so young, we have had a very hard time securing any sort of sponsors, so we’d love to get some fight gear sponsors on board, or even someone who can help with gym clothing or runners. It will all help as it can be very costly.”
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MAGIC ON THE HORIZON It has been installed at the Colosseum in Rome, the temples of Vietnam and the Grand Theatre of Shanghai and for one night only, the iconic Earth Harp will be at the Kings Beach Amphitheatre. International installation artist, musician and visionary William Close will ignite the Horizon Festival of Arts and Culture on August 25, signalling the start of 10 days of artsfuelled fun on the Sunshine Coast. The Earth Harp will rest on the large stage and 24 harp strings will travel across the length of the amphitheatre, transforming the venue into a colossal musical instrument with performances at 6pm and 8pm. The multi-arts festival will see more than 200 events in visual art, film, literature, performance, street art, comedy, music, theatre and new media brought to life across the region.
The festival is also the forum for the debut of Play in a Day. The workshops for budding writers and performers aged from 13 to 17 are the brainchild of artists Tania Nash and Toni Wills and set the challenge of devising, writing
and performing a 10-minute one-act play that is then performed for friends and family. Nash says it’s a method that pushes young people into their creative space through necessity and a trial conducted earlier this
year yielded some incredible results. “The intensity of the 24 hours is like watching magic happen,” Nash says. “Ideas are flying everywhere at first, but then settling down into a solid work pattern with a real purpose. They know their work goes on show at the end and the competitive edge is a driver. “Working in the industry is both collaborative and competitive, you have to be good to succeed and you have to work together to have a chance at success, so this is what we try and replicate.” The workshops run from 2pm Saturday to 2pm Sunday on August 26 at Alcooringa Youth & Community Centre, Buderim and September 2 at Eumundi School of Arts Hall. Tickets are $110, visit playinaday.com.au.
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WORLD TITLE WITHIN REACH FOR JULIAN WILSON Sunshine Coast surfer Julian Wilson had his first win in three years after taking out the World Surf League’s Billabong Pro Tahiti round last week. Now placed fifth, he’s a solid contender for the world title. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.
Julian Wilson after defeating Gabriel Medina in the final of the Billabong Pro in Tahiti on August 13 IMAGE: SAM WALKER
ulian Wilson pulled the comeback of the Billabong Pro tour last week, securing a win in the World Surf League Tahiti round and jumping three places in the world rankings in the process. On a brief visit home to the Sunshine Coast before setting off for California to prepare for the next round of the tour, the Peregian Beach local tells My Weekly Preview he was well and truly “up against the wall” with 10 minutes left of the Tahiti final against world number nine Brazilian Gabriel Medina. With just 10 minutes to go, Wilson was in a combination situation, where he had to pull out two stellar rides to have any hope of snatching the lead from Medina. Far from letting the pressure get to him, the 28-year-old says he simply focused on the ocean. “My focus was very narrow and it was just looking for the right wave to get myself back into the final, not really on anything else,” he says. “I was definitely a little bit frustrated needing those scores, but I knew those types of waves were out there and my opportunities were going to come. I was just focusing on the next wave.” Wilson’s final two rides were the best of his Tahiti campaign, netting scores of 9.23 and 9.73. With just three minutes left on the clock after his second wave, Wilson knew he had what he needed to propel him into first place, with Medina’s score sitting on 17.87. Wilson’s previous triumphs on tour, at Portugal in 2012 and at Hawaii in 2014, also came against Medina. “The final was great, (Medina and I) have had quite a few match-ups in finals now and we seem to bring out the best in each other,” Wilson says. “He really put it to me and I was able to find what I needed to flip the result in the
end, which felt great.” While the final win, his first since he came up against Medina in the Pipe Masters in 2014, left Wilson close to tears on the Teahupo’o podium, he says it didn’t feel like a real celebration until he was able to share the win with friends, family, and wife Ashley on the Coast. The latest victory means Wilson has moved from eighth to fifth on the tour rankings and is very much a contender for the world title. Wilson says being the youngest of three boys in a competitive surfing family developed his drive to push the boundaries in the ocean. “It made me competitive for sure. There’s a seven-year gap between me and my eldest brother, and five years between me and the middle brother and I just always
wanted to be hanging out with their friends and keeping up with them and surfing the waves they surfed,” he says. A regular on the Coolum Beach breaks, Wilson made a name for himself on the professional tour in 2011, where he was named Rookie of the Year. He also became an ambassador for the Breast Cancer Foundation eight years ago in honour of mum Nola’s battle with breast cancer, and every year at the Snapper surfing event, raises money by wearing pink boardies and riding a pink-themed board. This year, Wilson has gone from failing to finish higher than ninth in the first four events of the 11-stop Billabong Pro circuit, before notching a fifth placing at Fiji, a third place at South Africa, and winning the Tahiti leg. “I’ve been having quite a consistent year
without having that excellent result until South Africa and that solidified where I was at and the things that I was doing. Heading over to Tahiti, I was the most confident I had been all year in my preparation and it was nice to go over there and make a lot of really good decisions and get the ultimate goal of winning the event,” he says. “I think just the years of competing and especially being on the world tour have helped me to keep very present and have secured me some pretty special moments so far in my career where things have come to fruition for me,” he says. “This is a great moment in the year to get a big result like this and I’ll keep chasing the guys down that are in front of me. Hopefully at the end of the tour I’ll be in the position I am aiming for. The four guys ahead of me, I’ve been competing with since I was a junior and we’ve spent a lot of time in the water competing against each other. “It’s a pretty exciting time to be at the top of the rankings and battling for a world title now. I was already enjoying myself on tour and now I can’t wait for the rest of the year, with the US, France and Portugal.”
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Sami Muirhead is delighted to discover women are their most body confident in their sixties but asks, why not when they’re younger?
Leigh Robshaw asks where we draw the line when it comes to kids behaving badly – and their parents behaving even worse – at children’s sporting events.
uess what age we feel most body confident? In our sixties, according to a new survey. Is that not the most fabulous and yet astonishing thing you have read in a while? And yes, I refer to women here. Men seem to have no problem getting around in budgie smugglers even if there is a big round belly hanging over their togs. I wish women were more like men in that way. A fashion company called M&Co did the body image study and asked women to rate themselves in swimwear at different ages. The survey found the average body image score we gave ourselves was just five out of 10. And yet women aged between 65–74 gave themselves the highest score in the survey, with a six out of 10. Perhaps after six decades you just think other things are more important than an unblemished bottom.They are. But a good backside would still be nice. What’s that saying about youth being wasted on the young? I guess you have nothing to prove once you have lived a little. My friend Tamara has a killer body. At university she had no idea that her lanky limbs and huge boobs would render most blokes speechless. We went on a trip to Whistler in Canada to snowboard one holiday and the locals nicknamed her chesty assets ‘Blackcombe’ and ‘Whistler’ after each mountain range ski run in the area. Horribly
sexist, but true. Now Tam is in her forties and yes there are changes after three glorious kids, but I think she looks sexier than ever. “I think the problem is that when you’re looking fabulous you don’t realise it until you see photos from that time long gone and say, ‘hey, I looked great but I remember hating my [insert body parts here] back then. What was my freaking problem?” Tamara says. “It’s hard to embrace mum tum, and sagginess where once lived perkiness. But any day I can drive around without undoing the top button of my jeans, I’m feeling A-OK!
“Women aged between 65–74 gave themselves the highest score ” “When you’re older, you’re probably also wise enough to know that every day in a body that works properly and allows you to do wonderful things is a blessing. At that point, worrying about being ‘perfect’ takes a back seat to making sure you’re healthy.” Tamara and I do not go nightclubbing anymore to test out the power of her weapons of mass destruction. I wonder if they would still be a gateway to free wine. But I am all for ageing disgracefully, so perhaps when we hit our peak body image confidence in our sixties, we will give them a whirl and unleash them.
Sami Muirhead is a radio announcer, blogger and commentator. For more from Sami tune into Mix FM.
he phrase ‘every kid gets a medal’ took on new meaning at a local under 11s soccer carnival recently. Picture this. It’s a hot Saturday afternoon and the game has just begun when the referee calls a foul. A young player takes exception to this and begins swearing and hurling verbal abuse at the ref – an adult volunteering his time – followed by taking a few angry swings at him. Yep, actually throwing punches. The ref attempts to usher the boy off the field, gently nudging him on the back when he refuses to leave. Up jumps one of the dads from the boy’s team (not the boy’s father it turns out) and storms onto the pitch, red-faced and riled up, shouting and accusing the ref of ‘child abuse’. The referee calls the game off, leaving two teams of disappointed kids standing on the pitch and about 40 adults stunned into silence. By now, the young boy is crying and the shouty dad has his arms wrapped around him, kissing his head and comforting him. The boy’s granddad then steps in with another dose of abuse for the ref and the boy arcs up again, shouting ‘idiot!’. The boy is not asked to apologise immediately, nor is he led away for a chat. Instead, he is handed his medal and joins the team for a photo, a big smile on his face. It’s just not cricket is it? Or soccer. Or football. Or any sport for that matter. Forget the glory of winning, forget the health benefits of exercise, forget those shiny
medals. None of it matters if we’re not teaching good sportsmanship. But how do children learn the importance of sportsmanship – or indeed how to take responsibility for their actions and manage their emotions – when they have adults setting such a poor example? These two men did such a stellar job of behaving like children, I can hardly blame the kid for his behaviour. Instead of handling the situation with maturity, they escalated it, shamed the ref and encouraged the boy to think of himself as a victim, when he clearly wasn’t. Whatever happened to personal responsibility? And why do parents insist on wrapping their kids in cotton wool, even when they’re out of line? Granted, some kids have issues we may not be aware of, but how does defending this sort of behaviour help? Sunshine Coast Football is investigating the incident at Board level rather than referring it to the disciplinary committee, due to the player’s age. Fair enough. But who deals with the parents? There was a large sign at the entrance to the carnival – initially I found it funny. It said, ‘Please remember: 1. These are kids. 2. This is a game. 3. The coaches are volunteers. 4. The game leaders are human. 5. This is not the World Cup’. I don’t think it’s funny anymore. I think it’s sad and disturbing that adults need to be told how to behave at children’s sporting events.
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VOICE OF HISTORY WHEN RADIO RULED THE AIR WAVES For more than two decades, Geoff Malcolm was the voice of the Sunshine Coast, reporting the news and along the way becoming a witness to the region’s history. He shares his memories with Dot Whittington.
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he Sunshine Coast’s first commercial radio station 4NA went to air at 8am on October 9, 1964, broadcasting from the Nambour Civic Hall. In February 1968, a young announcer who had started his career in Gympie in 1964 before moving to Tamworth, returned to the warmer climate of home. Geoff Malcolm joined the team as breakfast announcer, switching to the news desk from 1985-89. He arrived during the heady days, when radio and a bi-weekly newspaper were the only source of news and broadcast was in the box seat because it was the only instant news. As Geoff says, radio really mattered then. “Radio 4NA came into its own during the floods and power strikes. People would call us to advise what was going on their area and it ended up that we could tell the police, SEQEB and even the RACQ what was going on,” he recalls. “In the end, they were telling people
to listen to us because we knew more than anyone else and were well and truly up to date with everything.” With no daily newspaper or TV station, there was a morning segment for power outage and funeral notices. Many will remember the dirge played after the 7am news before the daily announcement. “I had to check every morning before 7.05am in case (funeral director) Digger Thomas had slipped any notices under the front door at the last minute and he would tell me off if I missed them,” Geoff says. “I remember when Jack Kenny from Wimmer’s Cordials died. I had it all set up to read the announcement then realised the first song after that was going to be Jack in the Box, so there was a last-minute change. You had to be very careful what you played after the funeral notices.” It was a big day for 4NA when its frequency was changed from 1320 (which was also its phone number) to 830. Until
then, the transmitter was at Palmwoods and Buderim blocked the signal to Caloundra. The transmitter was moved to Bli Bli and Caloundra’s access picked up. Although the Coast was still in its infancy, Geoff had more than his fair share of celebrity interviews and scored the only Australian interview with actor Sean Connery when he was holidaying at the Butterfly House in Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba, with his wife Diane Cilento and her family in 1970. “The station manager Pat Maher told me I had no hope getting the interview as Connery had made it clear he wouldn’t be doing any while he was in Australia,” Geoff says. “Jean Hamer told me he was playing golf at Headland Park, so I spoke to Lady Cilento and Diane and locked in a half-hour interview for 10am on New Year’s Day, 1970. Connery was quite hungover as he had had a big New Year’s Eve at the Boolarong the night before. I asked him about his latest movie Shalako, and said he had been compared to
Gary Cooper. ‘How does that make you feel?’ I asked. And he replied, ‘I don’t mind, except that Gary Cooper is dead’.” The late 1960s and early 1970s, was also a time when the Maroochydore Pub ruled for live entertainment and one of the regular guest artists was legendary rocker Johnny O’Keefe who packed the place to the rafters with 1100 people on a Saturday night. “There would be 350 people on a Wednesday, 500 on Thursday, 850 on Friday and by Saturday it would pack out with 1100. “JO’K could get cranky quickly. One night he realised he had forgotten his bowtie and wasn’t happy. I was the MC so I gave him mine. When he returned a year later he brought one back for me,’’ Geoff says. “Another time his car wouldn’t start and I helped him push-start his red Pontiac Firebird down the Mooloolaba Esplanade. He came up and did a half-hour program at the station for me.” John Farnham, Russell Morris and others also played the Maroochydore pub. Geoff was sitting high in a cherry picker to give a blow by blow description of events when Prince Charles and Lady Di visited the Big Pineapple in 1983: “She only had a bit of chicken and lettuce for lunch.” It was a time when local radio gave all the local reports from the stockmarket and fruit and vegetable prices to fishing, boating and surf reports and everyone tuned into the serials, such as Dad and Dave. In 1984, 4NA became 4SS. Geoff left in 1989 but is still going, working for Channel 7.
The 50th anniversary of the naming of the Sunshine Coast was celebrated on August 1, 2017. To celebrate the momentous occasion, My Weekly Preview will each week take a look into our region’s past. If you have any historical photos or stories email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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n exchange-traded fund or ETF is an open-ended investment fund that is listed on a stock exchange. They are one of the fastest growing categories of investment products because they can be traded like a share, offer a low cost alternative to implementing investment strategies, are relatively transparent, and simple to use. ETFs are available for a broad range of assets including equities (Australian and global), fixed income, currency, and commodities. Most ETFs closely track the performance of a given index or asset class and are referred to as passive ETFs. There are also active ETFs that seek to outperform an index, through active management. The growth in ETF offerings remains robust as providers cover more of the
investible universe and address popular investment themes. Globally, assets under management (AUM) in ETF structures have increased to approximately US$4 trillion. Equity ETFs are the most common, representing 80 per cent of global ETF AUM, followed by fixed income ETFs at 17 per cent. ETFGI, an industry data provider, estimates there are now more than 7,000 ETFs managed by 313 providers globally. ETFs were pioneered in North America and the region is the largest ETF market, with approximately 74 per cent of global AUM. The US ETF industry has grown dramatically over the last two decades. The Australian ETF market has also grown rapidly in recent years and there are currently 213 ETF products listed on the ASX, backed by 16 issuers. The Australian ETF market is still relatively small. ETFs offered here are mostly equity ETFs, while fixed income, commodity and currency ETFs account for a relatively smaller share. The average ETF trading volume on the ASX is just 1.5 per cent compared with about 25 per cent in the US. Justin Scattini is an Authorised Representative (no 427053) of Ord Minnett Ltd, AFS licence 237121. He can be contacted on 07 5430 4444. This article contains general financial advice only and does not consider your personal circumstances; you should determine its suitability to you. Before acquiring a financial product you should consider the relevant product disclosure statement. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
MAYOR HEADS OVERSEAS The Sunshine Coast will be on show in coming weeks with Mayor Mark Jamieson set to spruik our region overseas. The mayor is travelling to the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Israel as part of an international investment mission to pursue new opportunities to attract smart businesses to the region. The three-week mission supports commitments in the Regional Economic Development Strategy and is part of the council’s plan to encourage investment in the Sunshine Coast’s seven high-value industries. As part of the trip, the mayor will also join the Council of Mayors South East Queensland delegation at the Asia Pacific Cities Summit in Daejeon in South Korea to promote the Sunshine Coast in this key market. “The investment mission is a follow-up visit to the investment missions I undertook in 2015 and 2016, which generated substantial international interest in projects
like the Sunshine Coast Airport when we went to market in June last year to secure a commercial partner,’’ he says. “Similarly, the promotion of the Sunshine Coast to over three million households through South Korea’s leading travel and tourism program and the interest we have secured from the John Holland Group in the Maroochydore City Centre can all be traced back to these previous investment missions. “New investment generates new businesses, which in turn offers more enduring employment opportunities for our residents and helps to deliver new facilities and services to meet the needs of our communities. Jamieson will visit Israel for the first time to find out more about that country’s approach to driving the development of one of the world’s leading technology sectors. “There is much we can learn from Israel for our plans to diversify our Sunshine Coast economy and deliver Australia’s first truly smart city – which can only benefit our current and future generations,” he says. “Per capita, Israel has the largest number of start-up companies in the world, it is ranked number two in the world behind the United States for venture capital funds, has the world’s third highest rate of entrepreneurship and has more NASDAQ listed companies than any other country beside the United States and China.”
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MUCH EAR AND EYE CANDY AT MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL Music and art combine to create a one-day festival like nothing else on the Sunshine Coast. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.
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s the third Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival gears up to take over the former Horton Park Golf Course, punters are gearing up to embark on a journey like no other. The boutique festival not only boasts headliners in the form of Alison Wonderland, The Presets, and Bernard Fanning, but also art installations, larger-than-life art pieces and a gallery in a shipping container to provide an interactive platform for contemporary visual art. It is a combination festival talent coordinator Zac Abroms says has been at the core of the event. “From the get-go, our philosophy has been that a music festival shouldn’t be isolated to just music, we wanted to bring all aspects of culture to the space to give a full experience,” he says. “This piece of land looks just like a golf course any other day of the year, but we transform it into a wonderland to deliver that escapism into the music festival. You really feel like you are in an exotic place. “We wanted to create an experience that is immersive and changes throughout the course of the day,” he says. “We start with relaxing music from local bands early in the day and people can relax in the lounges, then we add in some hip hop and rock ‘n’ roll in the afternoon for a fun vibe before we have the calm-before-the-storm moment at sunset, which this year will be Bernard Fanning, and once it’s dark, the electronic music comes out and it turns into a dance party.” With an anticipated crowd of 8000, Abroms says ticket sales this year have once again grown. “It has been a nice growth and it has been at a pace that is manageable. There is a lot of space for us to activate, so there is plenty of stuff for everyone to do, and while we are expecting a big crowd, it will never feel
crowded,” he says. Festival organisers have built a reputation for offering a stellar back-of-house experience for their artists, which Abroms says is filtering throughout the music industry and will mean they will continue to attract bigger names into the future. Abroms credits the transformation of Maroochydore and the wider region for paving the way for the unique festival to make an impact on the Coast. “(The region has) been undergoing quite a big development and this has been reflected in all aspects of our culture, with cafes being converted, new restaurants coming to town and turning the Sunshine Coast into a more contemporary, artsy place,” he says. “The festival has been able to help drive that in a sense by providing an example of world-class music and culture and what is happening around us spurs us on as well.” Abroms says it has become easier each year to find local talent to feature in the show as the number of young people staying on the Coast continues to rise. The Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival is on August 26 from 10am to 10.30pm at the Old Horton Park Golf Course in Maroochydore. Tickets are $120 and are available at mmvaf.com.
ENJOY THE HAUNTING BEAUTY OF THE SECRET GARDEN This is the timeless tale of a special place, a garden, where faith, hope and love grow. It is also a classic that has been loved by many generations. Now, the Caloundra Chorale and Theatre Co present their spin on the hauntingly beautiful musical, The Secret Garden. The cast includes chorale favourites Grant Marks, Colin Butcher, Helen Duffy, Peter Voigt, Sarah Sullivan, Julie Marks, Derek Silk and Amanda Zinn. The children’s roles are shared by Annie Hart and Madelaine Robins as Mary Lennox and Louis Owen-Rogers and Jake Williams as Colin Craven. The Secret Garden is on at the Caloundra Chorale and Theatre Co in Piringa Street, Wurtulla on August 25, 30 and September 1 at 7.30pm and August 26, 27 and September 2 and 3 at 2pm. For ticket information, visit caloundrachorale.com.au.
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WHAT’S ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 25 FROM NEW YORK TO NAMBOUR
Dan Bolton’s talent as a singer and pianist has taken him around the world and the Australian-born performer spent many years in New York, but now he has returned home. Where the new meets the old is but one way to describe Dan Bolton’s music. His songwriting delves into the rich tapestries and flavours of jazz and pop. Bolton is performing at The Jazz Sessions for the first time, alongside Andrew Doo on the drums, Zac Zakrewski on the bass and John Stefulj on woodwinds. See him at The Jazz Sessions at The Bison Bar in Nambour on August 27 from 3.30pm. Tickets are $20 and are available at stickytickets.com.au/55319.
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 26 The Brown Trouts, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 12pm Tony Boyd, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 3pm Steve Hargreaves, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Drew Wilson, Lemon and Thyme, 5pm Ricky The Rockstar, Caloundra RSL, 5.30pm Orphans of Swing, Solbar, 6pm Suzy Keenan, Dicky Beach Surf Club, 6.30pm Andy Dickson, Mets on Kings, 7pm Malia Stirling + Will Brighton, Imperial Hotel, 7pm Chris Reynolds duo, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Northeast Party House DJ Set, Solbar, 8pm Dave and Caroline, Maroochy Surf Club, 7.30pm Empyre, Caloundra RSL, 9pm To The Skies, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 9pm
SUNDAY, AUGUST 27 Sunshine Coast group Flintlock will open a stellar line-up at the Cooroy Originals. The Sunshine Coast Battle of the Rising Stars winners have captivated audiences with their engaging performances and unique original songs. Joining them on stage at the 100 per cent crowdfunded event are Sydney’s Wolves in Fashion, hip-hop-funk outfit Vaguely Human and headliners, Brisbane’s groove group Pocketlove. The Cooroy Originals is on August 27 from midday to 5pm at Cooroy Apex Park and entry is free.
Wilko, Caloundra RSL, 12pm Destiny’s Plan, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 1.30pm Jimmy Mac, Mets on Kings, 2pm Suzie Keenan, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 2pm Martin Raynor, 26 degrees, 3pm Cumquats, Alex Surf club, 3.30pm Glasvegas, Caloundra RSL, 6pm Kia Ora Maori Cabaret Quartet, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 7pm
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EXHIBITION SHOWCASES INDIGENOUS HISTORY As the 2017 sailing season kicks off at the Maroochy Sailing Club, they also gear up to host a photographic exhibition for the Horizon Festival. The free Gunyah of South East Queensland exhibition, organised by Kris Martin, pays tribute to the traditional Indigenous shelters of South East Queensland. The exhibition will run from August 26 to 27. For more information, visit horizonfestival. com.au and search for Gunyah of South East Queensland.
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ESTIA HEALTH PROMOTION
ESTIA HEALTH’S NEW HOME OPENS ITS DOORS
he countdown is on to the opening of Estia Health’s new residential and respite aged care home in Twin Waters, as the team prepares to host an open day this Saturday and to welcome its first residents on September 4. Construction of the home, which includes 114 private ensuite rooms, was completed at the end of July and Estia Health CEO and managing director Norah Barlow says she is excited to see it coming to life with the fit-out well underway. “We have been really pleased with the progress of the Twin Waters’ project to date and we are looking forward to opening the doors to what we believe is a beautiful facility,” Barlow says. “Building the structure is the easy part, what we are working towards now is creating an environment in which our residents can thrive and which really feels like home. “We are fortunate that we can draw on the experience we have gained in 68 other homes across Australia and we plan to bring our combined knowledge, experience and innovation to Twin Waters, which is the first of our facilities we have built ourselves.” Barlow says their focus is to encourage residents to retain their individuality and be themselves as that is what most people
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fear losing when they move into care. “This is achieved by recruiting a very respectful and engaging team of skilled registered nurses, care staff and support staff backed by Estia’s systems and structure. Initiatives like inviting residents to contribute their recipes for meals on the menu and actively participating in the social calendar of the home enriches the opportunity for residents to be
themselves,” she says. “These may feel like small things but when leaving their own home, these are the things our residents miss, so we do our best to personalise our care and to ensure they retain as much independence as they would like. “We also understand that the decision to move into aged care is not only difficult for a person, it’s also a very challenging time for the loved ones who help guide
Open Day There’s really no need to compromise. At Estia Health we can offer as much (or as little) support as you need to continue living the life you love. We are set to open the doors to our beautiful new aged care home next month. Please join us at our Open Day for a tour, entertainment, free delicious food, kids activities and a chance to win the lucky door prize, a $500 Sunshine Plaza voucher. TO BOOK A TOUR 1800 471 135 190 Ocean Drive, Twin Waters ESTIAHEALTH.COM.AU
them through the journey into care. Our wonderful client relations team spend much of their time helping families through the process to make it as easy and stressfree as possible.” The Estia Health Twin Waters offers a private dining room that can be booked by residents to host small, more intimate gatherings with their families. Estia Health client relations manager Jennie Hodge says creating great meeting places is essential to encourage visitors and to offer spaces for the residents to relax. The Driftwood Cafe has been purposebuilt and will be staffed by trained baristas and offer a great cafe menu for not only its residents but it will be open to visitors as well. “Our experience shows that if you create
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ESTIA HEALTH PROMOTION beautiful light-filled spaces, which invite you to sit and chat over a good coffee with friends, the opportunity to relax and enjoy the home increases,” Hodge says. “Our job is to provide areas where people can enjoy spending time so the residents and their visitors are not limited to spending time in their rooms. “A good lifestyle program is also an important part of aged care living. Whether a resident enjoys a good book, creative arts or frequent trips, our goal is to provide opportunities for our residents to keep living the life that they love.” Residents can participate in a number of lifestyle and exercise activities, join in organised trips to shopping centres and local community events and attend functions at the co-located Living Choice village. The home has a well-stocked library, cafe, hairdressing salon and a dining room which offers nutritious meals served by qualified chefs. Other facilities at Estia Health Twin Waters include a designated memory support unit, light-filled atriums, reading nooks and community sensory gardens. The new team at the home is inviting the public to an open day at 190 Ocean Drive, Twin Waters on August 26 from 10am to 3pm. The program includes tours through the new home, the opportunity to obtain advice
on the journey into aged care, free coffee and snacks and entertainment for the kids. Estia Health is one of the largest residential aged care providers in Australia, with its Twin Waters facility one of 69 homes that sit under the Estia Health brand across Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales and Queensland.
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PLENTY OF SHOW, LOTS OF GO The Audi A3 Cabrio is surprisingly powerful with excellent features. Words: Peter Atkinson, AAP.
hey used to call them hairdressers’ cars. Pretty little convertibles, based on small sedans, that were attractive enough to make a fashion statement but rarely with performance to match the sharp appearance. Plenty of show, not much go, in other words. But the small convertible market has become much more sophisticated in recent years, with some of the world’s biggest and most admired marques diving into this ‘vanity car’ market. Audi is leading the way with cars like this
one – the A3 Cabriolet – that blends Audi’s legendary build quality and sharp driving dynamics in an attractive, affordable package. But the A3 Cabrio is much more than a superficial ‘look at me’ machine. It’s compact and nimble enough to be a joy to drive around town; it’s relatively affordable and frugal enough not to erode too much of your holiday budget; and it’s responsive and focused enough to be a very rewarding drive. It’s in the performance category that this new A3 cabrio really made an impression on us. The two-litre, turbocharged four-cylinder
powerplant of our test machine was remarkably punchy, delivering the kind of performance we’re used to getting from more sport-focused models. Our mid-range model will set you back a still-accessible $55,000 – or for an additional spend of $17,000 you can enjoy the even more powerful and slightly better-equipped S3 Cabrio. Audi claims that as well as performance and efficiency improvements with the new engine, the A3 offers up to $7000 additional value over the previous model. That includes the groundbreaking ‘virtual cockpit’ instrument panel, a wide video screen that replaces conventional dials in a colourful, configurable format that can even project a full-colour navigation map on the panel in front of the driver. It’s an innovation that’s being picked up by other carmakers now – most notably Volvo in its new XC90 and S90 flagship models – but it still seems like a great value-add in a lower-cost model like the A3. The appeal of convertibles often tends to wear off for me after a few days. But not this one. Maybe that’s because as well as its engaging, rewarding dynamics, Audi has eliminated some of the cabrio characteristics that tend to grate. For instance, the A3 impressed us with its quietness, particularly with the cloth roof peeled back. And another typical drop-top
weakness – the loss of structural rigidity when you remove the bracing of a steel roof – has also been well mitigated by the Audi designers. The A3 feels sturdy and beautifully grounded – with accurate, direct steering and excellent balance. So, does this car represent the death of the hairdresser’s car or the reinvention of it? I guess that depends entirely on your perspective – and perhaps your occupation.
AUDI A3 CABRIOLET 2.0 TFSI HOW BIG? Based on the A3 compact sedan and hatch, it loses some of that space to the dynamics of the folding roof and the inconvenience of two doors only. But the rear seat is still useable and two adults plus a couple of kids isn’t beyond the realms. HOW FAST? Even though we tested the mid-range 2-litre, turbocharged model, it impressed with its nippy, responsive performance. So much so that the more expensive, more powerful and all-wheel-drive S3 seems a bit unnecessary. HOW THIRSTY? Recent upgrades to this engine allow it, in combination with the efficient seven-speed auto, to return a frugal thirst of 6L/100km. HOW MUCH? The A3 cabrio can be had for as little as $49,000 plus onroads. Our test machine cost $55,000 plus extras that pushed the price to $63,900, plus onroads. Hardly cheap. Then again, have you seen the price of a haircut lately?
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Wish you had more room when family and friends come to stay? Perhaps this New Jersey mansion, modelled after an English castle, will suffice.
hen you think of a traditional mansion, something like Darlington may come to mind. The majestic mansion is located in New Jersey, around 40 kilometres from New York City, and has been called the ‘American Versailles’ by architectural enthusiasts. Boasting a modest 58 rooms, three storeys, a great hall with 30-foot ceilings and one of, if not the only, 1906 Aeolian Player Pipe Organ, and grounds framed by the Ramapo Mountains, you won’t find another property like it. This is probably why you have to enquire with Christies International Real Estate for a price on the property. It is believed the prestige property agency is seeking offers around the US$48 million ($61 million) mark. Darlington is listed with both the National Register of Historic Places and the New Jersey Register of Historic Places and it was built for George Crocker, son of railroad magnate Charles Crocker, who saw the areas of Mahwah as an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Darlington was modelled after an English castle and was built in 1907. It was
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2 of Sunshine Coast’s pristine blocks of land: 34+ acres and 2+acres ready with power connected and phone available. 4 km from Eudlo. Easy to finish house site with a fantastic spring fed creek passing through these blocks. What a fantastic opportunity to build your dream home among the trees. Why not utilize the top portion of this land with your home and room for the shed, and then stroll down to the bottom grass flats with a crystal clear creek for summer enjoyment. A block that is big enough to enjoy and yet such easy care. A rare find for the treechange lifestyle on the Sunshine Coast’s pristine hinterland. 1 GERRARD RD - $310,000 20 RAMBERTS RD- $415,000
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designed by James Brite who, along with his partner Henry Bacon, also created the original Madison Square Garden, American University in Washington, D.C., and the world-famous Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. The mansion has undergone a transformation of sorts in the past seven years, with a complete renovation in which the original precious materials and architectural design have been preserved. All of the mechanical systems and bathrooms were replaced and a new
1100-metres-squared living area was added. No expense was spared on the renovation, which saw the most talented Italian wood carvers and the world’s top designers bring the mansion into the 21st century. The exquisite wood carvings throughout the mansion are bold and unique and the library features a 15-foot ceiling painted by muralist James Wall Finn, whose other works include the Payne Whitney Mansion and the New York Public Library. For the entertainer, there is a wine
cellar and tasting room, cigar room, theatre, billiard room with bar, and poker room. For those who crave a little indulgence, there is a beauty salon, luxury spa with lap pool, steam room, sauna and massage and exercise rooms. No mansion would be complete without a tennis court, fountains, pergolas and gazebos, which are placed around the sprawling grounds. If you are looking for a place fit for royalty, you really can’t go past this.
Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE
WEST WOOMBYE 188 OLD PALMWOODS ROAD
SUPERB, PRIVATE, DUAL LIVING HIDEAWAY ~ 2.5 ACRES, POOL + • Impressive residence, 2 storeys with dual decks, versatile floor plan, very private, quiet setting • Upstairs 4brms, 2bath + office, huge galley style kitchen • Master bedroom including walk in robe is 8m x 3.7m + ensuite • Downstairs, 2nd living area, 3rd bathroom + 2 additional multi purpose rooms ... ideal teenagers retreat with bathroom • Separate studio situated away from the home with bathroom, kitchenette, lounge + 2 rooms
FAST facts • 58 bedrooms • Eight-car garage • 4600m2 house • 12 acres of land • Built in 1907 • Offers around US$48 million
Price: VALUE BUY .. $835,000 Inspect: Saturday 12 – 12.40pm Contact: Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412 www.riddellrealestate.com.au Property ID: 516705
BURNSIDE: 23 JUDITH STREET Room for all the family! Large living, 3brms, 1bathroom. Additional 2 rooms.
WOOMBYE: 12 SWEET WATER STREET Impressive, modern. design, 4brms,2bath 2car + o/door ent. Private back yard.
COES CREEK: 13 NALIN LANE 3/4brms, 2bath, open plan living, huge outdoor deck, wonderful outlook
TOWEN MOUNTAIN: 91 TOWEN MOUNTAIN RD 14 acre Unique property! Off Grid, 4yo home, big views, 3brms, 1bath, 6 car.
NAMBOUR: UNIT 6, 10-12 MILL LANE 1 remaining, 2bed, 2bath, 1 car townhouse courtyard. 5 mins from rail & shops.
OPEN SAT. 11-11.40 Mid $300,000s OPEN SAT. 12-12.40 $559,000 OPEN SAT. 12-12.40 Mid – High $300,000s
PRIVATE CUL-DE-SAC SETTING 8 WALLACE CLOSE, COES CREEK . 4 bedrooms, ensuite with 1800 roman style bath . 2nd bedroom also features private ensuite . High ceilings throughout with tiled living zones
. 2 covered entertaining decks . 9 solar panels . Kitchen with stainless steel appliances . Double remote garaging . Low maintenance gardens
Inspect Saturday 26th, 9-9.30am Price Offers from $480,000 Ian Black 0407 587 503
THINKING OF SELLING? Call today for a FREE appraisal on your home – 5441 3366
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OPEN SAT. 1-1.40 $625,000 OPEN SAT. 1-1.40 $344,900
WOOMBYE: DUAL LIVING OPPORTUNITY! SITUATED WALKING DISTANCE TO WOOMBYE 5 bedrooms, 4 bath, 2 level home, terrific options available. Panoramic views + 6 car accomm.
WOOMBYE: NEW LISTING! TIDY BRICK HOME IN CENTRAL WOOMBYE 2 bedroom, refurbished home situated end of cul de sac. Front & back verandah. 886m2 block
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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Gary Langford 0412 348 533
Hannes Marais 0411 743 354
Paula Grigg 0421 906 243
Also wanted - rental properties to satisfy enquiry by qualified tenants Centenary Square, 52-64 Currie Street, Nambour | Phone 5441 3366 | www.dayandgrimes.com
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Your first choice in Real Estate
VERSATILE ACREAGE WITH STUNNING VALLEY VIEWS 110 acres of open grazing, rainforest gullies, large Eucalypt stands and stunning valley views from the top house pad accessed via Reesville, 10 mins to Maleny as well as a three bedroom cottage and yards this property is very versatile and well worth your inspection. Permanent water, 4 spring fed dams, also two creeks - Stock yards, old dairy and a recent carrying capacity of 48 head Charming cottage with A/C, timber floors, high ceilings, 5kw solar system + mains power - 6m x 9m lock up garage next to cottage. 25 minutes to Maleny and 10 minutes to Conondale shop. Offers Above $600,000 Conondale via Maleny
Exclusive Agent Jess Luthje 0438 616 064 www.malenyrealty.com.au /18515685
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Sturdy 3 bedroom home. An attractive feature stone wall and timber ceilings add to the original character for country living. Sliding glass doors open to a wide northerly patio and sweeping views across paddocks to the distant range lands. 3 more rooms under with space for hobbies and storage + parking under. On this one-acre property there is plenty of room to add value and improve. Parking for large vehicles or caravan. Cnr store and school close by and just 20 minutes to Maleny Village. Great value for first home buyer or investor.
Located in a small estate on over 1 acre (4,860m2) just 7 minutes from Maleny, this amazing property deserves your inspection. Privacy, established trees and gardens - Traditional Queenslander style home with 4 living areas - Verandahs overlooking nearby waterway - Huge country kitchen, fireplace, timber floors, French doors, high ceilings - Potential for dual living downstairs - 6mx9m workshop garage + double carport under house - Walking distance to Witta recreation area – Great location for families! Priced for a quick sale!
Reduced to $629,000 5/255 Witta Road, Witta
Exclusive Agent Geoff Wells 0418 787 060 www.malenyrealty.com.au /18515665
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Be quick to secure one of these premium ¾ acre lots from $310,000 with some of the BEST rural VIEWS you can get, underground power and the appeal of a boutique estate.
Just a 3 minute drive to Maleny township and walking distance to local schools. Only 30 minutes drive to the Sunshine Coast’s stunning beaches, and only 40 minutes to Sunshine Coast Airport. This is your chance to live the dream life in this stunning hinterland oasis. Don’t hesitate, with only 3 blocks left to choose from the time for action is NOW!
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UPCOMING AUCTIONS Here’s a preview of hot auctions taking place on the Sunshine Coast in the next seven days: 6/24 TARCOOLA AVENUE, MOOLOOLABA Auction on site Saturday, August 26 @ 12.30pm First National Coastal 5433 3377 Shane Dawes 0411 302 925 9 NOOREE STREET, WURTULLA Auction on site Saturday, August 26 @ 11am Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526
AUCTION RESULTS The easiest way to check out the latest auction results. 20/174 ALEXANDRA PARADE, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND Sold prior to auction for $371,000 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Vicki Kaparic 0411 541 960 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222 25 ILLAWONG STREET, BUDERIM Sold prior to auction for $1,825,000 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Property Today 5444 2222 Craig Morrison 0407 142 027 48 LINDSAY ROAD, BUDERIM Sold prior to auction $797,000 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car McGrath Buderim 5450 8000 Peter Hill 0418 879 885 Michelle Hill 0405 599 828
2 MAHIA TERRACE, KINGS BEACH Sold for $580,000 / 3 bed, 1 bath Belle Property Buderim 5456 0219 Bevan Horsnell 0412 512 257 18 FLINDERSIA STREET, MARCOOLA SOLD under the hammer for $632,500 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Jay Pashley 0407 119 355 32 TAMARINDUS STREET, MARCOOLA Sold under the hammer for $570,000 3 bed, 1 bath North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Jay Pashley 0407 119 355
A list of what’s recently sold on the Coast: 62 OOGAR STREET, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND $878,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car McGrath Mooloolaba, Glennis Schindler & Carlie Penn 33 BRAEMAR ROAD, BUDERIM $795,000 / 5 bed, 2 bath, 7 car Next Property Group, Anne Wallace 59-61 GILBERT STREET, BUDERIM $2,900,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Loren Wimhurst 12/17 KING STREET, BUDERIM $376,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Harcourts Buderim, Jarrad McCarthy
99/83 LINDSAY ROAD, BUDERIM $385,000 / 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car Harcourts Buderim, Jarrad McCarthy 11 CLARKES ROAD, DIDDILLIBAH $1,106,000 / 6 bed, 4 bath, 6 car McGrath Buderim, Chris Pace & David Swarbrick 16 KENTISH ROAD, KIELS MOUNTAIN $910,000 / 8 bed, 5 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Craig Porter 21 MERIMIST WAY, KIELS MOUNTAIN $720,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car McGrath Buderim, Chris Pace & Shaun Hammill 29 RAINBOW PARK DRIVE, MAPLETON $630,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Carolans First National Real Estate, Vanessa Brunton 47 CENTENARY CRESCENT, MAROOCHYDORE $610,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Craig Porter 42/40 PRIMARY SCHOOL COURT, MAROOCHYDORE $342,501 / 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car First National Coastal, Dan Hawes 116 MOOLOOLAH DRIVE, MINYAMA $2,645,000 / 5 bed, 3 bath, 3 car Next Property Group & Elite Lifestyle Properties, Karen Jones 602/19 FIRST AVENUE, MOOLOOLABA $470,000 / 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car First National Coastal, Suzanne Annabel 16 KONONDA COURT, MOOLOOLABA $1,505,000 / 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Alan Riley
16/2 META STREET, MOOLOOLABA $342,000 / 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car McGrath Mooloolaba, Simon Thomas & Kylie Bond 8108/11 MOOLOOLABA ESPLANADE, MOOLOOLABA $505,000 / 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car First National Coastal, Jean Hamer 44 KAWANA STREET, MUDJIMBA $820,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car McGrath Mooloolaba, Aimee Te Awa & Nick Hunt 4/19 PANDANUS STREET, MUDJIMBA $401,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car North Shore Realty, Keith Blanchard 5/15 PANDANUS STREET, MUDJIMBA $357,000 / 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car North Shore Realty, Brad Reed 36 SASSIFRAS STREET, MUDJIMBA $680,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car North Shore Realty, Mark McDonald 62 LOWS DRIVE, PACIFIC PARADISE $375,000 / 3 bed, 1 bath, 2 car North Shore Realty, Brad Reed 186 BURNSIDE ROAD, PERWILLOWEN $400,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 4 car Carolans First National Real Estate, Vanessa Brunton 27 SINATRA STREET, SIPPY DOWNS $500,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car McGrath Buderim, Ben Hamilton *As supplied by contributing real estate agencies
Attention to all owners of lifestyle and acreage property Want to know what your home is worth? Call me today After 17 years specialising in acreage and lifestyle property the Steve Perry Team has just sold 12 acreage properties in the last month. (Our best Ever!)
Steve Perry Lifestyle Acreage Specialist
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MOOLOOLAH VALLEY, 516 Connection Rd
DULONG, 398 Dulong Road
Acreage Hideaway, Gorgeous Views
31 Lush Green Mountain Top Acres
Immaculately presented 4 bedroom 2 bath acreage home is ready for new owners • Private 4032m2 • 2 large living areas • Stunning family kitchen • Master Retreat • Inground pool & great verandas • 2 Bay garage with workshop
Level home site ready to build your Grand Design, lovely views and endless water. • Huge dam covering 4.5 acres • Mostly cleared with Kikuyu pasture • Close to Flaxton, easy drive to beaches • Fenced into paddocks, all with water • Bore with clean potable water • Extensive local & distant views
Price: $685,000 Inspect: Contact Agent for Private Viewing www.remaxcoastandcountry.com.au ID: 18178365 Melina Fredsberg 0408 652 337 RE/MAX Coast and Country
Price: $795,000 Inspect: Saturday 10:00 - 10:30am outstandingagents.com.au ID: 17652435 Gary Hoffmann 0402 737 532 email@example.com RE/MAX Property Sales
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Price: Lot 6 - 2.22ha Lot 14 - 6965m2 Lot 22 - 6000m2 Lot 20 - 6025m2
Come and see us this Saturday 9 - 9.45am m for an exclusive tour where we can answer alll your a questions. Steve Perry 0418 711 955 Lifestyle Acreage Specialist
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PLATYPUS CREEK COMES O OFF PLATYPUS CREEK ROAD, OFF THRUSHS ROAD.
Gary Hoffmann ann 0402 737 532 ale Real Estate Sale ing and Marketing
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OMG - Home & Business! Your Own Organic Market Garden Get fit, eat well and make friends in this growing industry. Be your own Boss! • Half acre terraced, irrigated garden beds • OGA certified - true organic over 10 yrs • 3 bed renovated home, pool & workshop • Immediate cash flow • Website orders & distribution channels • 2 doz organic chicken egg - premium price
Price: $445,000 Inspect: Contact Agent for Private Viewing remaxcoastandcountry.com.au ID: 18610895 Chris Ryan 0455 974 039 Office 5476 7654 RE/MAX Coast and Country
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Mons 175 Sawreys Road
Palmwoods 262 Old Palmwoods Road
Open Saturday 26th August from 9.30am to 10.30am Motivated Seller Wants Home Sold!
Open anytime by appointment Outstanding Land Only Parcels
• Ultimate lifestyle retreat in prestige area • Open plan living with unique customised zones • Mood lighting and quality fixtures throughout • Low maintenance landscaped gardens
Surrounded by exceptional lifestyle acreage properties, these parcels are now available for the first time in over 60 years! Lot 13 - 12.5 acres, Lot 11 - 1 acre. Properties in this location rarely come to market. Book your inspection now as the sellers are looking at expressions of interest. Don’t hesitate - this is great real estate.
• Large family home with loads of storage • Expansive alfresco deck with North aspect • Master Suite feature custom built joinery • Artificial turf arena with LED-lit garden features
Bev McMullin 0402 066 898 Elders Palmwoods Web Id 16932187
Mike Burns 0418 991 702 Bev McMullin 0402 066 898 Elders Palmwoods Web Id 17735149
Expressions of Interest
Contact WILL EMMS today 0423 380 685
Little Mountain 9 Primrose Place
Open Saturday 26th August from 1.00pm to 1.45pm Dual Living - Pool & Shed - Features Galore!
Simply contact Will Emms from Elders Real Estate Woombye on 0423 380 685 to arrange your property appraisal and you’ll be registered in the draw to win! *Conditions apply. See full terms and conditions at: eldersrealestate.com.au/winaholiday
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• Located at the end of a family friendly cul-de-sac • 5KW solar system + solar hot water system • DLUG + 4m x 3.6m lock up shed + garden shed • Fans throughout + reverse cycle air to living area
Will Emms 0423 380 685 Elders Woombye Web Id 17770560
• Filtered drinking water system + water tank • 4 bedroom main home + attached 1 bedroom flat • All windows tinted & security screens throughout • IG saltwater pool with cover and accessories
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MOOLOOLABA UNIT 6 ‘KIRRIBILLI ON THE RIVER’ 57-59 RIVER ESPLANADE
MAROOCHYDORE 50 BUNGAMA STREET
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When Simplicity Meets Style Here’s your opportunity to own a uniquely designed waterfront property that is perfectly presented in a first class location. Enjoy spectacular river views everyday from your courtyard with private pool. Features Include: • Built in audio surround sound system and provisions for home theatre projector screen • Electric Blinds and screens. • Reverse cycle air conditioning, ducted vacuum. • Secured basement carpark with storage and lift access. • Floating pontoon and jetty. Great for fishing & crabbing.
Located in the growth corridor in between the new Maroochydore Town Centre and Maroochydore Beach these high yielding registered flats represent a great long term investment. • Flat 1 tenanted @ $235/w • Flat 2 tenanted @ $240/w • Flat 3 vacant - With update should return $250/w
INSPECT Saturday 11am-11.45am FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL MOOLOOLABA 5444 0800 SUZANNE ANNABEL 0411 106 791 & JEAN HAMER 0419 034 500 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au
NAMBOUR $295,000 3/23 ALEXANDRA AVENUE
High Returns in Growth Corridor!
There are two small garages and the main building has been reroofed, and while it isn’t the prettiest property in the street it has a great holding income while you look towards redevelopment in the future.
AUCTION Saturday 16th September 11.00am INSPECT Saturday 10:30-11:00am FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL MOOLOOLABA 5444 0800 PAUL & LISA ANGELL 0438 468 378 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au
SIPPY DOWNS 11 BEETHOVEN CIRCUIT
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The Price is Right! - Great Townhouse Close to Hospital
Suburban Oasis This stunning property is nine years in the making, and it clearly shows with each and every exotic plant being perfectly positioned throughout the yard to create the masterpiece it is today. Quality fixtures and fittings throughout, a beautiful relaxing outlook and plenty of room to move; what more could you want. • Three spacious bedrooms, master with ensuite & walk in robe. • Entertainers delight kitchen, formal dining, family room plus a media/lounge room. • Covered outdoor entertainment area overlooking exotic gardens and water features. AUCTION On site Saturday 9 September 2.00pm INSPECT Saturday 11am-11:45am FIRST NATIONAL LIFESTYLE SIPPY DOWNS 5450 1515 GAVIN FLATON 0414 826 687 WEB www.fnlifestyle.com.au
Just Listed! Modern 2 level townhouse situated in one of the best locations in Nambour. Leave your car at home, as it’s only a short walk to the medical precinct. Features include: • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 car garage • Tiled living area downstairs and extra living area upstairs • Air conditioning plus ceiling fans • Security screens • Patio area overlooking park • Currently rented at $330 p/w INSPECT Please contact agent to arrange inspection FIRST NATIONAL CAROLANS NAMBOUR 5441 1344 KATHY MULHERON 0481 313 336 JAMIE COSTELLO 0426 811 956 WEB www.carolans.net
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Mooloolaba - 5444 0800
Nambour - 5441 1344
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LARGE FAMILY HOME
LUXURY ISLAND LIVING
When you need more space than the standard family home, 12 Delaware Drive provides the extras you’ve been looking for. With ample indoor and outdoor living space and room for extra vehicles, you’ll find more on offer. It features four bedrooms, two bathrooms and three living areas. The quality kitchen boasts plenty of bench and cupboard space. Outdoors and there is a double garage plus gated side access with plenty of room for parking extra vehicles, boats or caravans. There is also a large undercover outdoor area perfect for entertaining. The low maintenance 600m2 block has plenty of yard space and also has landscaped gardens.
1 Bunyarra Court, Buderim • • • • •
Large decks overlooking pool Approx 3/4 acre of lush green grounds Separate and secure granny flat Peaceful and private cul de sac Perfectly situated with north east ocean views
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12 DELAWARE DRIVE, SIPPY DOWNS 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Offers over $520,000 Harcourts Buderim 5445 2777 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219 Justin Boyanton 0458 608 257
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This beautifully appointed, low maintenance residence has been designed to incorporate luxury living with a relaxed coastal lifestyle. Your privacy is assured with a generous fully fenced 728m2 allotment positioned at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac with extra parking spaces. Located on cosmopolitan Kawana Island, the suburb boasts restaurants, kilometres of waterfront cycling and walking tracks and beautiful parks. Styled with a touch of the Hamptons, the home has security, ducted airconditioning, 2.7 metre ceilings, a free-standing fireplace and a media room. The stylish kitchen boasts an island bench, induction cooktop, stone benchtops and integrated dishwasher.
3/80 North Shore Road, Twin Waters
10 MADAGASCAR COURT, KAWANA ISLAND 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Offers in the $800,000s Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526
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• Stunning design capturing the true essence of relaxed beach side living • Entertainer’s dream home complete with master chef style kitchen • Outdoor entertaining area with built in kitchen, lap pool & spa
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SPACIOUS PELICAN WATERS HOME
erious circumstances cause for an immediate sale result. The Pelican Waters home has five bedrooms, two bathrooms and is situated on a 700m2 block. Dual driveways and side access provide the perfect security and space for buyers who own a boat or caravan. The kitchen has stone benchtops and a walk-in pantry. Outdoors is an entertaining area and large inground pool. The property has solar power, solar hot water and is airconditioned. The home is located close to schools, shops and public transport. This home is well suited to a large family.
27 AGINCOURT STREET, PELICAN WATERS 5 bed, 2 bath, 3 car Auction on site Sunday, September 10 @ 10am Harcourts Caloundra 5438 1177
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Dean Logsdale 0400 711 017
MUDJIMBA, 73/130 Mudjimba Esplanade
ALEXANDRA HEADLAND 7 Yakola Pde
This Is The Beachside Lifestyle You’ve Been Looking For!
Ocean Views - Alexandra Headland
Everyone dreams of waking up to the sound of the waves crashing onto the shore and the smell of amazing coffee in the morning, well dream no more! Set in the very sought after resort of “Sand Dunes” 73/130 Mudjimba Esplanade, Marcoola is located just walking distance to the endless stretch of patrolled yet exclusive, pristine beaches on your doorstep and Cuba Street Espresso one of the best coffee shops on the Sunshine Coast.
Located In the heart of the Alexandra Headland with magniﬁcent ocean views from both levels. This huge home (over 400m2 in size) will house the largest of extended families or appeal to astute investors seeking to modernise and make a future capital gain. Only a 600 metre walk to beach, & cafes. Premium position on 622m2 of prime Alex ocean view land. Superb Ocean Views, 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (3 en-suites), 3 Oversized Garages, Separate rumpus room, Several living areas, Huge parking facilities off street.
OPEN HOME: Sat 26th Aug 11.00-11.30am VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au PRICE: $350,000 AGENT: Jordan Barden 0422 990 824
MOOLOOLABA 8/10 Woomba Place
Riverfront Renovated And Ready To Enjoy
Soak up the Mooloolaba lifestyle! This great three bedroom unit faces north-east 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.
If you’re ready to relax and enjoy a fully renovated riverfront apartment this is for you. Two bedrooms both with built in robes and great views as well as a private balcony off the main bedroom. The lounge, kitchen and dining area combine into one large living area opening to the generous balcony overlooking the parkland alongside Maroochy River. The kitchen has been packed with all the stylish features, stylish bench tops, stainless steel appliances and plenty of storage. The riverside lifestyle provides opportunities for ﬁshing, boating and swimming. Convenient Sunshine Plaza.
MAROOCHYDORE 6/355 Bradman Avenue
Mooloolaba Canal Front Living Close To The Beach
OPEN HOME: Sat 26th Aug 2.00-2.30pm VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au AUCTION: On Site Sat 26th Aug 2.30pm AGENT: Mark Osborne 0423 106 384
OPEN HOME: Sat 26th Aug12-12.30pm VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au PRICE: $399,000 AGENT: Grant Whisker 0415 856 575
OPEN HOME: Sat 26th Aug 12.00-12.30pm VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au PRICE: $340,000 AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758
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SIMPLY PUT, THIS IS “PERFECTION“… 29 Bowerbird Place, Buderim/Mons Set on an extremely private and tranquil 1730m2 of easy care land only minutes to Buderim’s village, yet in a world on its own in every other way. This is no ordinary home! “Perfection“ in every sense of the word. ”World class“ in every detail of the home. Six-star throughout and will only really be appreciated upon your own private viewing. In all my years of selling real estate, I cannot remember using the word “Perfection“ to describe a property with just this word.
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AUCTION LARGEST BLOCK WITH BEST WATER VIEWS READY FOR YOU TO LOVE 21 Rutherford Place, Pelican Waters Designer home in the heart of Pelican Waters ready for you. Feel the beat of the progressing area. A nature golfers retreat. Stunning wide views from nearly every room, impressive ﬂoor to ceiling windows. Unobstructed views of the water and 14th hole of the golf course. Garden paths to explore. Open plan layout, modern kitchen, Large storage, vac maid, winding canals to discover with your kayak or ﬁsh. This home will suit you to a tee. Come and discover it for yourself.
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Auction: Forthcoming Auction Inspect: Saturday 26th August 11-11.45am Sunday 27th August 11-11.45am Amy Piggott 0475 574 060 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222
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CONTEMPORARY LOW MAINTENANCE LIFESTYLE - WALK TO DOUBLE BAY, PARKS & SHOPS 19 Bahamas Circuit, Kawana Island Within walking distance to Double Bay, restaurants, shops and only a ﬁve minute drive to our pristine beaches, 19 Bahamas Circuit, Kawana Island offers convenient, contemporary and low-maintenance living. The home features four bedrooms, three bathrooms and spacious living zones. The covered outdoor entertaining area off the dining and kitchen overlook the stunning pool and tranquil water feature. This is ultimate, easy family living in the heart of Kawana Island.
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340m to Double Bay & parks Zoned ducted air-con throughout 12 metre lap pool Private master suite on own ﬂoor Extra space for jet ski & tinny Close proximity to beaches & shops
Price: $739,000 Inspect: Saturday 26th August 12.15-1pm Craig Porter 0411 554 880
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LOWEST PRICED MINYAMA WATERFRONT – TOO GOOD TO LAST! 3
36 Coomaroo Crescent, Minyama The owners have provided strict instructions - SELL IT NOW! Inspection is a must to secure this highly sought after entry level waterfront opportunity in prestigious Minyama. Perfect for the savvy investor or family wanting to create their own waterfront masterpiece. Capitilise on this prime blue chip position with direct ocean access. Don’t delay, all genuine offers will be considered. Call Karen today!
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Unimpeded direct ocean access 18m frontage Easterly orientation Minutes to shops and beaches Unlimited future potential
Price: Offers Over $1.3 Million Inspect: Saturday 26th August 12.30-1pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY OR PERFECT LOW MAINTENANCE HOME 3
Unit 2 & Unit 3/83 Beerwah Parade, Beerwah Situated in a secure gated complex with a fabulous in-ground pool are these modern, spacious three bedroom townhouses in a fantastic location. Already reaping the beneﬁts of a great rental yield. Offering fantastic indoor and outdoor living, air conditioning and plenty of storage throughout. A small complex of 10 in a peaceful setting. Take advantage and secure a great property!
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Price: Buyers in the $300,000 Plus Inspect: Saturday 26th August 10-10.30am Cali Marsh 0424 792 855 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222
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ENTRY LEVEL MOOLOOLABA – FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY SO CLOSE TO THE BEACH! 3
56 Coppabella Crescent, Mooloolaba Nestled in a peaceful dress circle location amidst some of Mooloolaba’s ﬁnest homes, sits this entry level beachside property offering endless possibilities. An updated home provides the ease to move straight in and enjoy, while still offering plenty of scope to add immediate value. A fantastic opportunity to enter this tightly held market; the Owner’s instructions are clear - this property must be sold!
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Price: Buyers in the $600,000’s Inspect: Saturday 26th August 11-11.30am Alan Riley 0422 723 719
STUNNING TOWNHOUSE ON KAWANA ISLAND 3
87/7 Grand Parade, Kawana Island Resort style living at its best - this gorgeous townhouse located in the prestigious St Kitts apartment complex offers tranquility and privacy set amongst lush tropical grounds. Incredible facilities will be yours to enjoy including two pools, spa, sauna and gymnasium. This three level townhouse has abundant space for family and friends. Call Karen or Ingrid to arrange your inspection today.
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Generous sun ﬁlled courtyard Ample bedrooms with balconies Modern kitchen with stone bench Stroll to restaurants and shopping Comes with a marina berth
Price: Offers Above $550,000 Inspect: Saturday 26th Aug 12-12.30pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Ingrid Ludbrook 0488 701 388
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AUCTION BEACHSIDE OPPORTUNITY – TOO GOOD TO LAST – AUCTION THIS SATURDAY 4
9 Nooree Street, Wurtulla LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. This perfectly positioned beachside home, adjacent to the Bokarina Beach development, is on the market and WILL BE SOLD this Saturday! This tightly held pocket, renowned for its community feel, will appeal to the savvy investor or family looking for an enviable beachside lifestyle. Don’t miss this fabulous opportunity to secure property in the highly sought after suburb of Wurtulla. The Owner’s instructions are clear - MUST BE SOLD!!
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Auction: Saturday 26th August 11am Inspect: Saturday 26th August 10.30-11am Karen Jones 0405 122 526
LARGE FAMILY HOME OR DUAL LIVING IN BUDERIM 27 Mons School Road, Buderim
This unique residence is essentially two separate 3 bedroom homes in one, providing a high performance investment or shared home opportunity. Generous balconies capture stunning hinterland views. Large block with plenty of space for a pool.
Price: Offers in the $700,000’s Inspect: Saturday 26th August 10-10.30am Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Ingrid Ludbrook 0488 701 388
WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? ACT NOW – WURTULLA BEACHSIDE!
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Make no mistake, this lovely home is on the market and will be SOLD! Great value doesn’t last long - 4 houses to Currimundi Lake and a short stroll to Wurtulla beach. This immaculate 4 bedroom abode ticks all the boxes - inspection is a must. Call Karen today!
Price: Offers in the $600,000’s Inspect: Saturday 26th August 9.45-10.15am Karen Jones 0405 122 526
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ARCHITECTURAL BRILLIANCE IN ALEXANDRA HEADLAND 11 Tantula Road East, Alexandra Headland Positioned high in the sought after Alexandra Headland this stunning Brad Read architect designed masterpiece takes in 180 degrees of Northerly ocean and rainforest views. Set on a huge 1214m2 of beautifully landscaped gardens with a resort style swimming pool and spa. An abundance of outdoor living areas, all taking in the breathtaking views. Don’t miss this opportunity to own one of Alex’s most desirable homes.
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PRESTIGIOUS BEACHSIDE RESIDENCE
rguably one of the Sunshine Coast’s most prestigious beachside residences, being only a few footsteps to the beach is just the beginning of a long list of stunning features this property has to offer. The open plan design of this three-storey home, captures the essence of a relaxed lifestyle that is possible, beside the beach. Each floor has high ceilings and large windows that frame the outdoors. The kitchen, living and dining is an entertainer’s dream with a huge chef styled kitchen and a four metre kitchen bench and large dining room.
LUXURY APARTMENT Boasting its 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 five minutes from the new hospital and medical precinct ensures this apartment will always be in demand. The apartment includes three bedrooms, two undercover carparks, two bathrooms and a quality kitchen that overlooks the living and outdoor patio. There is also a private courtyard, pool and barbecue area. Restaurants and a convenience store are located across the road from the complex.
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32/10 GRAND PARADE, KAWANA ISLAND 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Mid $400,000s Platinum Properties 5437 8806 Steve Kealey 0437 935 369
3/80 NORTH SHORE ROAD, TWIN WATERS 5 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Offers over $1,750,000 Belle Property Buderim 5456 0219 Bevan Horsnell 0412 512 257
VIEWS FROM WOOMBYE Perched at the pinnacle of Woombye with uninterrupted views to the majestic Blackall ranges and surrounds, no expense has been spared in the building of this contemporary home. This property is a one of a kind. Whether you’re sitting out on your large, private veranda cooking at the built-in barbecue area or sitting back in your recliner sipping on a cool beverage from your built-in bar, you’ll feel relaxed and at home. The property features a media room, personal workshop, four bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a neatly designed shade house with built-in sprinkler system. The low maintenance home is close to the township of Woombye and a short drive from the beaches.
12 LONGVIEW PLACE, WOOMBYE 4 bed, 2 bath, 5 car $995,000 Craig Barnby Real Estate 5445 9200 Craig Barnby 0427 533 731 Toby Morrin 0401 623 801
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Central Mooloolaba Townhouse MOOLOOLABA 7/33 Marjorie Street • Modern Open Plan Living, Ceiling Fans Throughout • Exclusive Courtyard & Deck, Ample Natural Light • Two Bedrooms With Built-Ins, Modern Floor Tiles • Stainless Steel Appliances & Dishwasher • Single Garage, Single Bathroom + Powder Room This Townhouse Is Ideal For The First Home Buyer
VIEW Saturday 26th August 11:00-11:30am
Disregard Previous Marketing
BUDERIM 19 Jingellic Drive
FOR SALE Marketed At $349,000
• Ex-Display Home, Built 1995 • North-East Facing Aspect • In-Ground Pool With Glass Fencing • Remote Gate Entrance • 818m² Elevated Allotment
AGENT Grant Smith 0410 21 21 21
Building & Pest Reports Available On Request!
VIEW Saturday 26th August 12:00-12:30pm
FOR SALE Marketed At $699,000
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Pelican Waters, 27 Agincourt Street
Best Value Family Home in Pelican Waters We are delighted to bring this large family home to the market. This home would suit the large family with spacious living areas. Situated only a short walk to Caloundra private school and bus stops. This home really does have it all. Serious circumstances cause for an immediate result. This will be Pelican Waters best value large family home.
Auction • Spacious five bedroom, two bathroom home situated on a 700 m2 block • Dual driveways to provide phenomenal side access for boat or caravan • Stunning large kitchen with new stone bench tops • Covered outdoor entertaining area overlooks sparkling in-ground pool
Auction On Site Sunday 10th Sept at 10.00am View Saturday 26th August 11-11.30am caloundra.harcourts.com.au/QCA2529
Dean Logsdale 0400 711 017
Your Pelican Waters Specialist 18 Gradorean Street, Pelican Waters
SOLD $550,000 20 The Corso, Pelican Waters
SOLD $590,000 17 Solander Street, Pelican Waters
SOLD $595,000 17 Gillingham Place, Pelican Waters
SOLD $627,000 53 Sovereign Circuit, Pelican Waters
SOLD $640,000 17 Investigator Place, Pelican Waters
SOLD $680,000 8 Pembroke Avenue, Pelican Waters
SOLD $735,000 4 Whitehaven Way, Pelican Waters
SOLD $835,000 9 Wallaby Circuit, Pelican Waters
SOLD $870,000 Dean Logsdale Sales Consultant 0400 711 017 firstname.lastname@example.org
Suburb, Street9/15 Name Kings Beach, Esplanade Headland 2 $690,000 Stunning 180 Degree Views Located a short walk to the sand of Kings Beach this stunning apartment offers a unique design, maximising its wide views from Moreton Island to the Glasshouse Mountains. An Ideal coastal retreat or permanent home.
View By Appointment caloundra.harcourts.com.au /QCA2527 Jake Mackay 0430 283 293
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RENOVATED DIDDILLIBAH DELIGHT
ownsizing vendors have committed elsewhere and are inviting all genuine offers. Nestled among towering eucalypts, this renovated family home enjoys an elevated position on 1.7 acres. From your vantage point on the rear deck youâ€™ll gaze out to the inground pool, walking trails, dam and the three bedroom cottage, which is currently rented for $380 per week. The main home has six bedrooms with built-in robes, two bathrooms, open plan living and a large kitchen with gas cooktop. The cottage has open plan living, bathroom and airconditioning.
2 Golden Beach, 4/17 Landsborough Parade Beautiful Parkland And Water Views $385,000 Located on the second floor in a small block of nine apartments with low body corporate fees. Featuring generous proportions and a sunny north-east aspect to Pumicestone Passage. This apartment offers sensational value.
740 DIDDILLIBAH ROAD, DIDDILLIBAH 9 bed, 3 bath, 2+ car Present all genuine offers Define Property Mooloolaba 5478 2477 Athena Law 0408 884 104
View Saturday 11-11:30am harcourts.caloundra.com.au /QCA2348 Jake Mackay 0430 283 293
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Suburb, Buderim,Street 2/143Name Burnett Street
When Quality Meets Convenience
Offers Over $590,000
Contemporary Unit “On Top”
Luxurious and elegant sub-penthouse apartment in “Sea Aura” featuring: • 180 degree uninterrupted panoramic views • Spacious balcony & living zones • Workshop/potential dual living • Secure undercover parking
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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.
View Sat 26th August 11-11.30pm harcourts.buderim.com.au /QB2586 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219 Shayne Callander 0409 427 850
buderim.harcourts.com.au /QB2837 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219 Shayne Callander 0409 427 850
Suburb, Name Buderim,Street 12/152 Burnett Street
Buderim, 73/83 Lindsay Road
Ever Popular Village Green on Buderim
3 Bedrooms, spacious lounge and private courtyard with covered patio. Split system air conditioning and ceiling fans. Freehold Title and Low Body Corp - $1148 per annum. No rentals - owner occupiers only. Unit 67 is also available.
View Sat 26th August 11-11.45am harcourts.buderim.com.au /QB2884 Richard Meacle 0407 145 812
Mountain Creek, 15 Coonoowrin Cres Luxurious Family Home with all the Extras! Centrally positioned on an elevated and mostly flat 420m2 allotment within the Sunshine Coasts’ enviable Brightwater Estate, marvel at the beauty and detail this well-appointed family home has to offer.
Auction Sunday 10th September View Sat 26th Aug 10-10.45am harcourts.buderim.com.au /QB2888 Kyle Adams 0458 040 209 Michael Chapman 0422 010 000
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53 Mannikin Road, TANAWHA
5 Bed | 3 Bath | 3 Car
Number 53 Mannikin Road is a stunningly beautiful acreage estate on a sprawling 4,003sqm of manicured private
Auction Saturday 9th September at 3.00pm
gardens. Showcasing luxury and elegance in design and construction, no expense has been spared in creating this
View Saturday 26th August 1.00-1.30pm
impressive residence. Generously proportioned the sundrenched single level home offers the perfect blend of indoor and outdoor living comparable to any six-star resort.
Tanya Mungomery 0414 260 711 email@example.com Office 5373 5077
Sold At Auction
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Tanya Mungomery Bree Bellhouse
Clients looking for a boutique agency experience
2 Manor Lane, BUDERIM
Personalised six star buying and selling experience Individualised marketing to maximize sales outcome Skilled and knowledgeable agent
• Beautifully presented light ﬁlled stylish open plan interiors • Sleek kitchen with quality appliances and stone bench tops • Master bedroom with walk in robe and spa ensuite • Generous sized bedrooms all with built-ins and fans • Home ofﬁce offering a good amount of storage • Two outdoor living areas perfect for yearly seasonal changes
Passion and love of property Successful negotiator achieving the best possible price for your property
Tanya Mungomery 0414 260 711 firstname.lastname@example.org
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View Sat 26th August 11.00 – 11.30am Price $642,000
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RENOVATED BUDERIM BEAUTY
enovated throughout and elevated to catch the breeze, this stylish home offers plenty of space for the growing family. On the lower level is the large double garage with room for a jetski, bikes and toys. For those who work from home, have extended visitors or teenagers, there is a large rumpus studio with external access and direct access to the laundry and third toilet. The main level has four bedrooms, including the master bedroom with a modern ensuite, walk-in robe and balcony. The main living area has timber plank flooring and a white island kitchen.
19 JINGELLIC DRIVE, BUDERIM 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Marketed at $699,000 Century 21 - Grant Smith Property 5445 8505 Grant Smith 0410 212 121
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ONLY 5 LEFT MOUNT COOLUM ‘SIO’ 1 Suncoast Beach Drive
from $455,000 - $469,900
SIO VILLAS BRAND NEW BOUTIQUE COLLECTION • The SIO VILLAS development is a brand new luxury boutique collection of 26 Villas set among leafy surrounds and capturing mystical views across to Mount Coolum National Park. • Crafted with quality fixtures, fittings and finishes, each villa designed with a thoughtful focus on modern day living, functionality and style. • With a selection of two and three bedroom residences offering large air conditioned living spaces with tiled floors, lush 100% wool carpets, stone surfaces and European appliances. • Featuring high ceilings, expansive window and glass doors to create a heightened sense of light and space.
Coolum Beach Sales Marcoola Sales Permanent Rentals Body Corporate
5446 2500 5448 7444 5448 9111 5448 8725
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3 • Comfortable open plan living areas exude a feeling of luxury offering plenty of room to live, entertain, unwind and relax • Transport at your doorstep, conveniently close to cafe’s, the local grocery store, bakery, butchery across the road and stunning surf beaches only a few minutes away. • SIO VILLAS provide comfort, space and sophisticated modern lifestyle to discerning buyers who are looking for that special something at an affordable price. • Construction due for completion October 2017. • $20,000 First Home Buyer Grant available to approved applicants.
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Leanne loves an outdoor lifestyle with her 2 teenage children. She enjoys anything water. A true socialite, Leanne is in her element when she’s hanging with friends at Point Cartwright, LaBalsa or at the footy but also enjoys quiet time with her 2 pussy cats. Her keen personable skills leaves all feeling cheery and invigorated.
PRIVATE HAVEN IN THE HEART OF BUDDINA 12 Malkana Crescent, BUDDINA
• Centrally located close to canal, beach, river and shops but in private crescent • 4 bedroom open plan with good separation from master suite • Fully fenced with remote garage gate & Crimsafe on all windows & doors • Easy living low maintenance gardens with salt water pool
4 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car 577m2
Inspect: Saturday 26th August 11-11.45am Leanne King 0439 910 235
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ormerly known as Walker’s Farm, this property boasts prime position where the original farmhouse once stood. The new home features an open plan design, high ceilings, kitchen with walk-in butler’s pantry, stone benchtops, Smeg appliances and dual ovens. The master bedroom has a walk-in robe with ensuite. The home has a kid zone with rumpus room; home office, theatre room, ducted airconditioning and entertaining area. The 6233m2 block is fully fenced. There is a cubby house and 19m x 9m shed and carport area with shower and toilet.
5 bed, 3 bath, 5 car $1,425,000 RE/MAX Property Sales 5470 7000 Steve Perry 0418 711 955
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16 FERNHILL PLACE, DIDDILLIBAH
PREMIUM ACREAGE BLOCKS NOW SELLING
Priced from $499,000
Saturday & Sunday from 2-3pm Sheldon Busch 0418 743 848
4KM TO BRUCE HIGHWAY
Todd McKee 0418 737 197
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Townhouse Apartment - All Offers Considered 32/10 Grand Parade, KAWANA ISLAND Boasting itâ€™s own private courtyard this pet friendly townhouse style apartment will suit the smart investor or the savvy owner occupier. Centrally located to the Sunshine Coast and only 5 mins drive to the new University hospital/medical precinct will ensure this apartment will always be in demand. â€˘ 3 good size bedrooms including master with ensuite and walk in
â€˘ Large private N/E deck - great for outdoor living and entertaining
â€˘ 2 car accommodation, 1 at the front of apartment and 1 underground
â€˘ Your very own private use courtyard â€“ great for a pet
â€˘ Quality kitchen with stone bench tops, stainless steel appliances
â€˘ Restaurants and convenience store just across the road
â€˘ 2 bathrooms with a powder room down stairs
â€˘ Great pool for recreation and laps + an undercover BBQ area
â€˘ Well maintained complex, on site managers and low body corp
â€˘ Owner is keen to sell and will consider all offers
Inspect Contact Agent Price Mid $400,000â€™s Internet ID 3205588 Steve Kealey 0437 935 369
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BUDDINA UNIT BOASTS BEACH VIEWS From page 35
e prepared to be captivated by the mesmerising panoramic views of Mooloolaba, Glasshouse Mountains, Mount Coolum and beyond. This remarkable abode is in the iconic Cartwright building. Rarely are properties in this tightly held precinct offered to the market. Awe inspiring views across the Marina and along the Coastline to Noosa are captured from the north-facing balcony. Be entertained by the passing parade of boats and never ending panorama of the ocean. The lovely rear balcony overlooks the world class Buddina Beach showcasing the ever changing vistas.
21/3 PACIFIC BOULEVARD, BUDDINA 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Auction on site Saturday, September 16 @ 3pm Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Ingrid Ludbrook 0488 701 388
COUNTRY LIVING This rural This rur ural al property pro rope pert rty y is situated sit itua uate ted d only only five minutes minu mi n tess from from the the centre cen entr tre e of Woombye Woo oomb mbye ye township. The two-storey brick home features an open plan, high ceilings, plenty of storage and a country style kitchen. There is a large upstairs deck overlooking the property, which has 10.7 acres of usable land. There is a granny flat downstairs complete with a living area, bedroom, kitchenette and bathroom. The property also has a powered shed.
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9 HAMILTON ROAD, WEST WOOMBYE 4 bed, 3 bath, 5 car $799,000 Riddell Real Estate 5442 1888 Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599
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Idyllically placed amongst the trees, and just moments from the glittering waters of Shelly Beach, words simply cannot describe how truly breathtaking this place is. This magnificent home is on an exceedingly private 976m2 allotment with plenty of space for your boat and car collection. This home was built in the 1940’s, handcrafted from solid concrete and beautiful hardwood timbers. It is lovely and cool in summer and warm in winter, but it you’re feeling a little chilly, it has a charming working fireplace. No matter which way you look, there is always beachfront abound. Take your pick from the family friendly Kings Beach or Shelly beach, go for a surf or perhaps enjoy a spot of fishing. There’s no wonder as to why it’s such a tightly held pocket.
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KINGS BEACH 11 Ernest Street
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7.30pm NCIS. (M) The NCIS team partners with the FBI and Homeland Security. 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.45 48 Hours: Ryan Poston Murder Pt 1 – Breaking Point. (M) Takes a look at the 2002 shooting murder of lawyer Ryan Poston, in his penthouse apartment in Ohio.
6.30pm News. 7.30 Britain’s Greatest Bridges. (PG) 8.35 Deﬁnitive Guide To The Bermuda Triangle. (PG) Takes a look at the Bermuda Triangle. 9.30 Travel Man: Vienna. 10.00 Travel Man. (PG) 10.30 Grand Tours Of Scotland.
6pm Forces Of Nature With Brian Cox. 7.00 ABC News. 7.40 Grand Designs New Zealand. 8.30 Midsomer Murders. (M) The winner of a music festival is murdered. 10.00 Scott & Bailey. (M) 10.50 Top Of The Lake. (MA15+)
6pm Seven News. 7.00 Little Big Shots. (PG) 8.00 Diana: The Secret Tapes. (PG) Tapes of Princess Diana speaking candidly. 10.00 Robbie Coltrane’s Critical Evidence: Dead Man’s Hollow. (M) 11.00 The Investigator: A True Crime Story. (M)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 The Block. (PG) Hosted by Scott Cam. 8.30 60 Minutes. Current affairs program. 9.30 Truth And Lies: The Family Manson. A look at Charles Manson. 11.10 See No Evil: Vanished From Campus. (M)
6pm Family Feud: Sunday. 6.30 Modern Family. (PG) 7.30 Australian Survivor. 9.00 NCIS: New Orleans. (M) The team tries to stop the Mayor’s plans. 9.55 Motor Racing. Formula 1. Race 12. Belgian Grand Prix. From Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Stavelot, Belgium.
6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 Diana And The Paparazzi. Explores Diana’s relationship with the paparazzi. 8.50 The Royals Who Rescued The Monarchy: King George V. Part 1 of 2. A portrait of Elizabeth II’s grandparents, King George V and Queen Mary.
6.10pm Grand Designs. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Australian Story. 8.30 Four Corners. Presented by Sarah Ferguson. 9.15 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 Hell’s Kitchen Australia. (PG) Hosted by Marco Pierre White. 8.45 Diana, 7 Days. (M) The story of the days following Diana’s death. 10.15 MOVIE Diana. (2013) (M) Naomi Watts.
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) Hosted by Scott Cam. 8.40 This Time Next Year. (PG) Hosted by Karl Stefanovic. 9.50 Embarrassing Bodies Revisits. 10.55 Botched. (M) 11.55 Law & Order. (M)
6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Australian Survivor. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 9.30 Life In Pieces. (PG) 10.00 Life In Pieces. (M) 10.30 Elementary. (M) 11.30 WIN News.
6pm River Cottage Australia. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Spying On The Royals. Part 1 of 2. 8.30 24 Hours In Emergency: Made Of Steel. (M) A man is hit by a pizzadelivery motorbike. 10.25 SBS World News Late Edition.
6.10pm Grand Designs. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 The House With Annabel Crabb. 8.30 Catalyst: Closing In – The Hunt For Alien Life. Takes a look at the search for alien life. 9.30 City In The Sky.
6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Hell’s Kitchen Australia. (PG) 8.45 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA. (M) Hosted by Gordon Ramsay. 9.45 First Dates UK. (M) 10.45 The Catch. (M)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 True Story With Hamish & Andy: Sam. (M) A man recounts a personal story. 9.10 Kath & Kim. (PG) 10.20 2 Broke Girls. (M) 11.20 Law & Order: SVU. (M)
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Shark Tank. (PG) Hosted by Sarah Harris. 8.30 NCIS. (M) Delilah is rushed to the hospital. 10.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) An explosion rips through a ﬁsh market. 11.30 WIN’s All Australian News.
6pm River Cottage Australia. 6.30 News. 7.30 Spying On The Royals. 8.30 Insight. Presented by Jenny Brockie. 9.30 Dateline. 10.00 SBS World News Late Edition. 10.30 Valkyrien. (M)
7pm News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Hard Quiz. 8.30 Shaun Micallef’s MAD AS HELL. (M) Hosted by Shaun Micallef. 9.00 Utopia. (PG) 9.30 Get Krack!n. (M) 9.55 Adam Hills: The Last Leg. (MA15+)
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 team member gets in trouble in Mexico.
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) Hosted by Scott Cam. 8.40 Doctor Doctor. Hugh creates havoc for Charlie. 9.40 Don’t Tell The Doctor. (M) 10.40 Chicago Med. (M) 11.40 The Closer. (M)
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Bachelor Australia. Hosted by Osher Günsberg. 8.30 Offspring. (M) The Proudman siblings call a crisis summit. 9.30 To Be Advised. 10.30 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 11.30 WIN’s All Australian News.
6pm River Cottage Australia. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Diana Vs Elizabeth. A look at Diana and Queen Elizabeth II. 8.30 Hijacked. Part 4 of 4. 9.30 The Good Fight. (M) The ﬁrm combats hate speech. 10.30 The Handmaid’s Tale. (MA15+)
YOUR PRIME TIME TV GUIDE
6.05pm Grand Designs. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Short Cuts To Glory: Matt Okine Vs Food. 8.30 Pulse. Frankie investigates the death of a patient. 9.30 Heroes. 10.30 Lateline.
6.30pm News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Dads Makes You Laugh Out Loud. (PG) 8.30 World’s Deadliest Weather: Caught On Camera. (PG) Footage of a tornado tearing through a town. 9.30 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares. (M)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 26. North Queensland Cowboys v Brisbane Broncos. From 1300Smiles Stadium, Queensland. 9.45 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 The Bachelor Australia. 8.30 The Wrong Girl. Jack makes a bold move. 9.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 10.30 Blue Bloods. (M) 11.30 WIN News.
6pm River Cottage Australia. 6.30 News. 7.30 Great British Railway Journeys. (PG) 8.05 Gourmet Farmer. (PG) 8.35 Inside Kensington Palace. (PG) A look inside Kensington Palace. 9.30 Versailles. (M)
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6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Better Homes. 8.30 Selling Houses Australia. 10.30 The House That £100K Built: Tricks Of The Trade. 11.30 Bargain Hunt.
6pm World’s Craziest Fools. 6.30 Big Bang. 7.00 AFL Pre-Game Show. 7.30 Football. AFL. Round 23. Hawthorn v Western Bulldogs. 11.00 Outback Truckers.
6pm MOVIE Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. (2001) (G) 7.40 MOVIE Pixels. (2015) (PG) Adam Sandler. 9.45 MOVIE Billy Madison. (1995) (M) Adam Sandler. 11.30 WWE Smackdown. (MA15+)
6pm Friends. 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Monarch Of The Glen. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE What To Expect When You’re Expecting. (2012) (M) 10.50 MOVIE Divine Secrets Of The Ya-Ya Sisterhood. (2002) (M)
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 MacGyver. (PG) 8.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 10.30 MOVIE Passion Play. (2010) (M) Mickey Rourke, Megan Fox, Bill Murray.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Malcolm. 7.30 Fresh Off The Boat. 8.00 New Girl. (PGC) 8.30 MOVIE The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. (2015) (PG) 10.55 To Be Advised.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Penn & Teller: Fool Us. 8.15 Would I Lie To You? 8.45 Live At The Apollo. 9.30 The IT Crowd. 10.00 Broad City. 10.20 Sexy Beasts.
6.30pm Greatest Cities Of The World With Griff Rhys Jones. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 10.30 Escape To The Continent. 11.45 Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. (PG)
6pm Cajun Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 Football. AFL. Round 23. Port Adelaide v Gold Coast. From Adelaide Oval. 10.30 MOVIE Reign Of Fire. (2002) (PG) 12.30am Outback Hunters. (M)
6pm Batman. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Happy Feet Two. (2011) (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Star Trek. (2009) (M) Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto. 11.00 Two And A Half Men. (PG) 11.30 Two And A Half Men. (M)
7pm MOVIE Bride Wars. (2009) (PG) Kate Hudson. 8.50 MOVIE How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days. (2003) (PG) Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Kathryn Hahn. 11.10 See No Evil. (M)
6pm David Attenborough’s Planet Earth. (PG) 7.00 Undercover Boss. (PG) 8.00 48 Hours. (M) 10.00 Forensics. (M) 11.00 Cops: Adults Only. (PG)
6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE How To Train Your Dragon 2. (2014) (PG) 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 9.30 MOVIE Birdman. (2014) (MA15+) 11.55 To Be Advised.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 River Monsters. 8.25 MOVIE Super Size Me. (2004) (M) 10.05 A Very British Brothel. 10.55 Louis Theroux: A Place For Paedophiles.
6.15pm One Foot In The Grave. (PG) 7.00 Border Security: Int. (PG) 8.00 Border Security. (PG) 8.30 A Touch Of Frost. (M) 10.30 Border Security: Int. (PG) 11.30 Escape To The Country.
6pm Seinfeld. (PG) 7.00 MOVIE Men In Black II. (2002) (PG) 8.40 MOVIE Bad Boys II. (2003) (M) Martin Lawrence, Will Smith. 11.35 Hardcore Pawn. (M) 12.05am Cajun Pawn Stars. (PG)
7pm MOVIE Zoom: Academy For Superheroes. (2006) (PG) 8.50 MOVIE Hancock. (2008) (M) Will Smith. 10.50 Ghost Town Gold. (PG) 11.50 Two And A Half Men. (M)
6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 The Good Life. 7.40 New Tricks. (PG) 8.50 MOVIE The Man With The Golden Gun. (1974) (PG) Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland. 11.20 The Closer. (M)
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.00 Scorpion. (PG) 8.00 Echo: The Unforgettable Elephant. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Age Of Heroes. (2011) (MA15+) 11.00 Megastructures Breakdown.
6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. 9.00 MOVIE The Big Lebowski. (1998) (MA15+) Jeff Bridges, John Goodman. 11.25 Frasier. (PG) 11.55 Family Ties. (PG)
7pm Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Dirty Jobs. (PG) 8.30 Louis Theroux: African Hunting Holiday. (M) 9.30 Stacey Dooley Investigates. (M) 10.20 MOVIE Super Size Me. (2004) (M)
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Doc Martin. (PG) 8.30 Lewis. (M) 10.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.
6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 8.00 World’s Most Amazing Videos. (M) 9.00 MOVIE Eraser. (1996) (MA15+) 11.20 Jail: Las Vegas Jailhouse. 11.50 Talking Footy.
6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 Adv Time. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 7.30 Science Of Stupid. (M) 8.00 Top Gear. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE The Place Beyond The Pines. (2012) (MA15+) Ryan Gosling.
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. (PG) 7.30 The Hunt. (PG) 8.40 Agatha Christie’s Marple. (PG) 10.40 Killer On The Line. (M) 11.40 Footy Classiﬁed. (M)
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 MacGyver. (M) 8.30 MOVIE M*A*S*H. (1970) (M) Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Sally Kellerman. 11.00 The Last Man On Earth. (M) 11.30 Diagnosis Murder. (PG)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Malcolm. 7.30 Fresh Off The Boat. (PG) 8.00 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Never Been Kissed. (1999) (PG) 10.40 Raymond.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Dirty Jobs. 8.20 Hard Quiz. 8.50 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. 9.30 The Trafﬁckers. 10.15 Stacey Dooley Investigates.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 The World’s Oddest Animal Couples. (PG) 8.30 Prime Suspect. (M) 10.30 Waking The Dead. (MA15+) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.
6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.00 Motorway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Towies. (PG) 9.00 Highway Thru Hell USA. (M) 10.00 Ice Road Truckers. (M)
6pm Regular Show. 6.30 Adv Time. 7.00 The Middle. 8.30 MOVIE Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery. (1997) (M) 10.30 Balls Of Steel Australia. 11.30 Two And A Half Men.
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.40 New Tricks. (M) 8.40 Midsomer Murders. 10.50 Last Tango In Halifax. (M)
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 48 Hours. (M) 9.30 Forensics. (M) 10.30 Cops: Adults Only. (PG) 11.30 Diagnosis Murder. (M)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Malcolm. 7.30 Fresh Off The Boat. (PG) 8.00 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The One. (2001) (M) 10.15 Raymond. 11.15 James Corden.
7pm Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Dirty Jobs. (M) 8.20 Kids On Speed? (PG) 9.20 The Lie Detective. (M) 10.05 Head First. (PG) 10.55 Catﬁsh: The TV Show. (M) 11.35 Tattoo Tales. (M)
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 The Vicar Of Dibley. (PG) 8.30 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries. (MA15+) 10.30 The Border. (PG) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.
6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 Bloopers. (PG) 8.30 Ink Master. (M) 10.30 Tattoo Nightmares. (M) 11.30 Hardcore Pawn. (M) 12am Bloopers. (PG)
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 Tango & Cash. (1989) (M) 10.35 Best Ink. (M) 11.35 Two And A Half Men.
7.30pm Netball. Quad Series. Game 4. Australia v South Africa. 9.30 MOVIE Silver Linings Playbook. (2012) (M) Bradley Cooper. 11.55 Miniseries: Miss Marple: Nemesis. (PG)
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 David Attenborough’s Planet Earth. (PG) 8.30 Undercover Boss. (PG) 9.30 Shark Tank. (PG) 10.30 Ripper Street. (M) 11.35 Forensics. (M)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Malcolm. 7.30 Fresh Off The Boat. 8.00 The Simpsons. 9.00 Futurama. (PG) 9.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 10.00 Bob’s Burgers. 10.30 Bob’s Burgers.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Dirty Jobs. 8.20 Shaun Micallef’s MAD AS HELL. 8.50 The IT Crowd. 9.20 Utopia. 9.50 Live At The Apollo. 10.35 Broad City.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Father Brown. (M) 8.30 Murdoch Mysteries. (M) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.
6pm MythBusters. 7.00 American Restoration. 7.30 Big Bang. (PG) 10.00 ScreenPLAY. (MA15+) 10.30 Bogan Hunters. 11.00 World’s Craziest Fools. 11.30 American Hoggers.
6pm Regular Show. 6.30 Adv Time. 7.00 The Middle. 7.30 Big Bang. 8.00 Soccer. 2018 FIFA World Cup AFC Qualiﬁer. Japan v Australia. 10.30 Auction Hunters. 11.00 WWE Raw.
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Weather Top Ten. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Thomas Crown Affair. (1999) (M) Pierce Brosnan. 10.55 Rizzoli & Isles. (MA15+) 11.55 Person Of Interest.
6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 Gold Coast Cops. (PG) 8.30 Cops: Adults Only. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE A Good Man. (2014) (MA15+) Steven Seagal, Victor Webster, Iulia Verdes. 11.10 Diagnosis Murder. (M)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Malcolm. 7.30 Fresh Off The Boat. (PG) 8.00 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Rocky Horror Picture Show. (1975) (M) 10.30 Raymond.
with MWP’s man in the water
So as my friends are either heading to Indo, or already there, I am being tortured by stories and photos. And, my only joy is surfing soft waves with 60 other like minded souls… said no one ever! Man, it has been crowded. How good is the magazine’s front cover this week? Julian’s last five results are as follows – 15th, 9th, 5th, 3rd then 1st. Not bad momentum I would suggest. Although that said, the quality of contenders is off the hook. One mistake could mean the difference – no pressure. This weekend, as it stands, is ho-hum with Sunday looking like the pick of the days with light winds. Maybe a road trip down south might bear more fruit. Anyhow, what ever you do enjoy.
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MY MY FUN
ARIES (MAR 21-APR 20)
TAURUS (APR 21-MAY 21)
GEMINI (MAY 22-JUN 21)
Are you feeling rather restless? Are you sitting around berating the world for not being the way you want it to be? It’s time for rams to ricochet into brand new territory, as Mars and Uranus help you initiate changes in creative and innovative ways.
Expect a domestic matter or a DIY project to go haywire, as Mercury leaves you wondering what is going on. You need to be diplomatic with a recalcitrant relative. And don’t waste time wondering what a loved one is thinking … you’re way off the mark.
Many Geminis are keen to share information and exchange ideas with family, friends and work colleagues. But Mercury is still retrograde (until September 5) so make sure your amusing chatter doesn’t denigrate into gratuitous gossip.
ACROSS 1 Possible client (8) 5 Cease marching (4) 9 Hoarder of wealth (5) 10 Cupidity (7) 11 Try out (3,2,3,4) 13 Vile smell (6) 14 Historical records (6) 17 Doused (12) 20 Unlawful (7) 21 As the total (2,3) 22 Considerate (4) 23 Concentrated attention (8)
DOWN 1 Mountain lion (4) 2 Not widely known (7) 3 Firework display (12) 4 Cunning (6) 6 Similar (5) 7 Dissertation (8) 8 Refuse to be hurried (4,4,4) 12 Star-shaped sign (8) 15 Typical (7) 16 Flesh of sheep (6) 18 Hooked claw (5) 19 Excess (4)
CANCER (JUN 22-JUL 23)
LEO (JUL 24-AUG 23)
VIRGO (AUG 24-SEP 23)
Impulse buys today could lead to cash flow problems tomorrow. So avoid making expensive purchases or major money moves this week, as you’re inclined to view your current financial situation through ridiculously distorted glasses.
Mars and Uranus rev up your curiosity and propel you into a new adventure. But you could encounter road blocks along the way, as Mercury stymies your progress. Hasty actions and half-baked plans will only lead to long-term frustrations.
Thank goodness Mercury moves out of your sign on Thursday. But it’s still retrograde until September 5. So take a well-earned break from the madness around you, and escape somewhere quiet where you can relax and rejuvenate.
LIBRA (SEP 24-OCT 23)
SCORPIO (OCT 24-NOV 22)
SAGITTARIUS (NOV 23-DEC 21)
Avoid being a lone wolf this week. If you nurture close relationships and network with colleagues, then you can combine your talents on a creative joint project. You’ll have to be patient though as you work towards achieving a long-term goal.
You’ll be thrust into the spotlight this week. Venus and Mars give you a confidence boost, so polish up your public persona and put on a good show. Expect some frustration though, when a work colleague or an authority figure antagonises you.
With the planets activating your romance, travel and aspirations zones, it’s time to dream big dreams. They won’t materialise overnight though. You need to be patient and persistent (which are not natural strengths for a Sagittarian).
CAPRICORN (DEC 22-JAN 20)
AQUARIUS (JAN 21-FEB 19)
PISCES (FEB 20-MAR 20)
When it comes to business, financial opportunities or creative inspiration, things are unpredictable. So heed the wise words of birthday great Warren Buffett. “I’ve had periods of my life when I’ve had a bundle of ideas come along, and I’ve had long dry spells.”
Uranus forms a fabulous aspect with Mars. So your bohemian side shines brightly, as you inspire others with your quicksilver mind and avant-garde spirit. You think you know how a loved one is feeling but jumping to conclusions is a recipe for trouble.
Are you bored with the daily grind? Seek out stimulating people this week, as you celebrate your versatility; shake up your routine; and do something different. It’s also a terrific time to express your Good Samaritan side.
Solve all the clues and reveal the eight-letter word spelled down the middle of the grid.
1 and 4 Book series: The - Tree 2 Chocolate Factory owner, Willy 3 Book series: - of a Wimpy Kid 4 See 1 5 Professor of Defence Against the Dark Arts 6 Book: Guess How - - Love You 7 Book: The Ever Handbook 8 Goosebumps author: R. L. -
S E N T M E S A T Rules: Form as many words as possible. Each word must contain the centre letter. Plurals made by adding “s” are not counted.
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GOOD 18 BETTER 27 BEST 37
LAST WEEK’S SOLUTION
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9-LETTER WORD: amen, enema, mane, manse, mass, masse, mast, mate, matt, matte, mean, meanest, meant, meat, meet, ment, mesa, mese, mesne, mess, mete, name, same, seam, seamen, seem, semen, sesame, stamen, STATESMEN, steam, stem, tame, tameness, tamest, team, teem
JUNIOR X-WORD: Magic, Wonka, Diary, House, Lupin, Much I, Never, Stine (MADELINE)
SOLUTIONS: ACROSS: 1 Prospect 5 Halt 9 Miser 10 Avarice 11 Put to the test 13 Stench 14 Annals 17 Extinguished 20 Illicit 21 In all 22 Kind 23 Interest DOWN: 1 Puma 2 Obscure 3 Pyrotechnics 4 Crafty 6 Alike 7 Treatise 8 Take one’s time 12 Asterisk 15 Average 16 Mutton 18 Talon 19 Glut
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THE LAST WORD
TIME TO TRY AN OPPOSITE OCCUPATION? Richard O’Leary toys with the idea of a new career, but it sounds like too much hard work.
ave you ever thought about a sea change or tree change? Or would a 180-degree career change sound more like your
cup of tea? Well, help is at hand. The New York Times ran a great story recently about people who decide to chuck it all in to try something completely different to what they are used to doing in their day jobs. The newspaper also used US Labor Department records to line up the skill sets needed for each occupation to create a cool search engine which allows you to find your opposite job. It suggests lawyers who are sick and tired of court rooms to get outside and grade some roads. For all those overworked graphic designers out there, and I’ve known a few, how about going total-Einstein and becoming a physicist? If you are a historian, put down your
books, and pick up an axe, your countercareer as a lumberjack is just one lopped tree away. Are there any surgeons out there? Well you’ll need to swap your titanium scalpels for Blue Steel as you channel Derek Zoolander to become models. Now, as someone who has Googled their own name (a pretty disappointing outcome may I add, although there is a book called The Collossus of Richard O’Leary – I may have bought it, who’d know?) I couldn’t resist typing in my job (or one of them) – writer. Now before I hit ‘enter’, I weighed up whether or not I was ready to chuck it all in and try something a little different, after all I’ve been doing this writing caper for a while now, maybe it’s time I got my hands dirty and had a crack at a real job. With great anticipation I pressed the button and waited… my opposite job is, wait for it… mobile home installer.
To be honest I didn’t even know that was a job. I guess I knew someone had to put them in place, but it never really crossed my mind before. In that occupation you are practical, add value to people’s lives and don’t overstay your welcome. Now what does that say about writers? Although another life on the greener side of the fence has its temptations, I think I’ll keep at my two-finger typing as it still holds more appeal than two-blackthumbnailed hammering. And finally this week, a quick shout out to everyone who sent in photos of their bookcases and nominated their favourite novels to take on a desert island. Your emails make clear a couple of things; too many bookshelves is never enough and I need to read Sebastian Faulks’ Birdsong and Herman Wouk’s The Winds of War. firstname.lastname@example.org
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