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ISSUE 464 September 1, 2017
FROM THE EDITOR
ardening is not my forte. Actually, what’s the opposite of forte? Because that’s me when it comes to landscaping and all things plant-oriented. Recently, a dear friend and colleague gifted me with a beautiful potted plant. I tried, I really did. I watered it, moved it into and out of the sun and kept a watchful eye over the prized possession. Then I got busy… one day turned into two and before I knew it, the beautiful, thriving plant had crumpled into a neglected heap. Today is the first day of spring – a season that conjures up images of blue skies, sunshine and colourful gardens. Thankfully, for those without a green thumb, there is some good news: gardening guru Jamie Durie has agreed to dish the dirt on what it takes to make a healthy garden grow. You can read our spring gardening story on page 10. From gardens to glaciers, in this week’s edition we take readers on a journey to Alaska in our My travel feature. The lovely Catriona Rowntree also shares her advice on turning a travel stopover into a fun-fuelled mini holiday. We also have a few last-minute gift ideas for the dads out there. Turn to My body and My style for some great ideas. And, don’t forget to enter our Father’s Day-inspired competition this week.
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EARNING HIS CRUST Where on the Sunshine Coast do you live? Buderim. First job? Working in my parent’s bakery when I was 12. What are you currently working on? We’ve just opened our 10th store, at Buddina, and we need to finish off the details for our grand opening. Your family includes… Belinda and I have been together since we were 16 years old and have four children. We work together in all facets of the Beefy’s business. First car? A second-hand Holden Calais. Favourite book? I read The Magic of Thinking Big by David J Schwartz many years ago and it had a profound impact on me. What are you reading now? I’m re-reading The 8th Day of the Week by George Bakrnchev. Favourite song? Anything acoustic (which annoys my children greatly!)
What is your favourite place on the Sunshine Coast? I can’t decide between Mooloolaba and Montville.
BIO Mark Hobbs from Beefy’s is celebrating the opening of his 10th store. The launch of the Buddina outlet, which boasts a brand-new look for Beefy’s, comes 20 years after Mark and his wife Belinda opened their first pie outlet at Aussie World. Though the couple and their four children have enjoyed plenty of business success on the Coast, they have had their personal challenges.
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Your greatest regret? I prefer not to focus on regrets; instead I choose to believe I made the right decision at the time.
“As much as frustrations are a part of the business game, I always look for solutions”
Best advice you’ve been given? If you are going to do something, do it well.
three-year-old into the ER. We weren’t sure if we would ever bring him home. He spent eight days in hospital including time in the Brisbane ICU and was diagnosed with an incurable chronic disease. Life changed that day. Looking at our son now, you wouldn’t know the pain and suffering he endures. He requires constant medical care, which is why we have dedicated the last three years into Beefy’s raising funds for the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital through our ‘Pie of Origin’ challenge. So far we have raised more than $48,000.
If you could change one thing on the Coast, what would it be? Having a cooler winter would nice as it’s great pie weather. Best day in your life? I fulfilled a personal goal by spending Christmas Day with the family in Canada, skiing in the morning, then eating pizza and watching the NBA on TV all afternoon. Can you nominate a day in your life that turned out to be a turning point? Yes. July 23, 2014. The day we carried our very ill
What achievement are you most proud of? It’s a bit ironic owning a pie shop, but one of our sons has coeliac disease and cannot eat gluten. Three years ago we developed our first glutenfree pie, which he loves. You are happiest when? When I’m laughing with the family.
What frustrates you the most? People who don’t do what they say they will do.
How do you deal with your frustrations? As much as frustrations are a part of the business game, I accept that and always look for solutions and better ways to do certain activities. If you could tell your 18-year-old self anything what would it be? We currently have this age group in the house, so we tell them to enjoy life and have fun, but to also understand the benefits of task management. Tea or coffee? Green tea, though I love the smell of coffee. NRL or AFL? Both. I am a Hawks supporter for AFL and the Broncos for NRL. Throw in basketball as well, which I still enjoy to play and follow.
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GOOD TO GROW Celebrate the change of season by pulling on the gardening gloves, grabbing some potting mix and getting oustide. And if you need inspiration, My Weekly Preview has it – in spades! WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.
“The backyard is valued more than ever in Australia. It’s become just as important to renovate your outdoor room as it is to do your kitchen and bathroom” Jamie Durie, pictured here with his winning garden at the Chelsea Flower Show
hough we’ve experienced one of our warmest winters here on the Sunshine Coast, today marks the official start of spring. With the potential to harness the power of the season to transform your great outdoors, no matter how large or small your space may be, we have spoken with some local, national and international gardening gurus to find out what is hot for spring 2017.
JAMIE DURIE Although Jamie Durie is in the US and about to welcome autumn, the garden designer, interior designer and TV presenter says there is nothing like springtime in Australia. “It’s when the wattle starts to bloom and you can smell the perfume of the wattle flowers and see the bright yellow colour through the Aussie bush,” he says. Durie says the subtropical climate on the Coast is perfect for harnessing the power of outdoor living. “I spent a great deal of my youth growing up on the Sunshine Coast. In fact, my mum and some of my closest buddies still live there, so I’m often visiting,” he tells My Weekly Preview. “The backyard is still valued more than ever in the Australian culture. It’s become just as important to renovate your outdoor room as it is to do your kitchen and bathroom. “They are not only the most important lifestyle-enhancing rooms in the house, they
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are also key areas that will add to the financial value of your home.” The six-time Logie winner and former host of Backyard Blitz says Australian gardens are natural and contemporary, and quite different to the more traditional style he sees in American gardens. But whether tropical, exotic or Aussie natives are your preference when it comes to plants, Durie says it is important to design your garden around the aspects of living you “will enjoy luxuriating in outside”. He says vertical green walls are the must-have garden feature this season, while DIYers keen to try something new to spruce up their outdoor spaces should look at breeze blocks and permeable paving in interesting colours, with ground covers planted in between the paving gaps. “Designing with a limited plant palette and creating impact through repetition of the same limited type of plants seems to be a rising trend,” he says. “It’s a more minimal and restrained look, but does pack quite a visual punch through the art of repetition. Resort-style is my favourite style of garden, with a tropical plant palette.” Now spending about five months of the year in the US, Durie has moved his focus away from garden design, which has netted him 34 national and international awards, including a gold medal at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show in 2008.
He is now collaborating with manufacturing companies around the world and designing “transterior” furniture, which he says caters to the inside or outside of a home and promotes bringing the outside in. Durie was a regular on The Oprah Winfrey Show from 2006 and presents several shows on American TV channel HGTV, including hosting four seasons of The Outdoor Room, while also running Durie Design and working on American and Aussie homes. “My most recent projects include 8 Phillip Street in Parramatta, New South Wales, which is a multi-level, hotel/ residential tower project where we’ve applied our transterior philosophy and Australian style of living to the tower’s entrance, rooftop bar on the 54th floor, pool terrace, street scape and floating gardens,” he says. “Another project is The Burcham in Rosebery, Sydney, which is a wonderful example of modern sustainable multiresidential living. This is another project which is all about bringing the indoors outside, and the outdoors in. We wanted a much more symbiotic outcome, where buildings were more sympathetic to the landscape outside, and vice versa.”
his mum had placed on the windowsill transform into an independent, living organism was truly captivating for McCoy while dealing with his immense grief. From that moment, no other career pathway entered his mind and he went on to work in gardens across Victoria and had the “ridiculous privilege” of working under the mentorship of the legendary British gardener
MICHAEL MCCOY ABC’s Dream Gardens presenter Michael McCoy was just 17 years old when his father passed away. Watching a plant cutting that
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Christopher Lloyd, who was the 20th-century chronicler for the heavily planted, labourintensive, country garden. McCoy, who was on the Coast for the 33rd annual Queensland Garden Expo in July, admits he has never been one to follow the trends in gardening, but has spent a lifetime attempting to break down the anatomy of a brilliant garden. “It’s about sculpting spaces, and the way you are surrounded by, and respond to, the space is more important than how it looks,” he says. “That might raise more questions than it answers, but coming from an international perspective and seeing gardens around the world, there are certain things that make our hearts skip a beat. And that is more connected to feeling than the visual.” McCoy says with garden fanatics having access to a cascade of two-dimensional images on social media, people get used to seeing things that look stunning in photos. “Standing in a living sculpture is the most powerful thing that resonates with me. I could feel totally safe, horribly exposed, intimately surrounded, and intimidated. These are much more powerful emotional languages than just whether I can see some pretty flowers or nice colours,” he says. “I needed to understand this so I could try to replicate these deliciously beautiful gardens somewhere else. You will never have
“You need to mulch, mulch, mulch to conserve water and protect and feed soils and sprinkle rock minerals on all gardens to give them a boost” Leonie Shanahan
a great garden until you realise it’s about how the space feels.” While green thumbs are happy to do the hard yakka to create their horticultural masterpieces, McCoy says they are outnumbered 100-to-one by those who simply want to enjoy their outdoor space without having any interest in gardening. “Every home owner has this need, this hunger, this desire for a beautiful outdoor space, and they might not be interested in what to weed or prune out. They simply want this space to lure them to come out,” he says. “Historically, this is quite new. As little as 20 years ago, my profession was all about problem solving, what to grow here, how to
PLANT SWAP STEPS Nursery and local online gardening group All Things Garden are set to host the second Sunshine Coast Plant Swap. The popular event is a great family day out with workshops, market stalls, a native beehive demonstration, kid’s activities, sausage sizzle and prizes. All proceeds from the day support the work of the not-for-profit garden centre to help people learn new skills and achieve greater independence. The nursery hopes to raise enough money to fill its expanded space with more plants to allow greater opportunities to give back to the community.
treat this disease. Now, backyards are no longer utilitarian spaces with a Hills hoist and fruit trees, they are Balinese retreats, provincial farmhouse gardens, they are a means to capture a kind of mood.” McCoy says there is a strong movement coming out of Europe that is expected to catch on in Australia this spring – celebrating seasonal plants. “I’ve never been a finger-onthe-pulse kind of guy. But one of the biggest things at the moment is plant-driven gardens where gardens change as the seasons do and plants are celebrated,” he says. “I guess we have dominated nature so much for so long, that we are looking for some reassurance that nature is in charge and this is sparking and longing for gardens that reveal nature in terms of seasonality.”
The Sunshine Coast Plant Swap is on at the STEPS Nursery at 9 George Street, Caloundra on September 2 from 9am to 2pm. For more information, visit facebook.com/theSTEPSNursery.
Leonie Shanahan is the Sunshine Coast’s vegie garden guru, having set up edible gardens in more than two dozen schools as well as sharing her expertise at countless events and penning the book Eat Your Garden. Shanahan says spring is the ultimate time to prepare your garden beds for a bumper harvest. “You need to mulch, mulch, mulch to conserve water and protect and feed soils and sprinkle rock minerals on all gardens to give them a boost,” she says. “If you are growing citrus trees, cut out all gall wasp now and burn or place in rubbish bin.
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JAMIE DURIE’S LIST OF ON-TREND PLANTS FOR SPRING ’17 INDOOR • Pilea peperomioides (Chinese money plant)
OUTDOOR • Anacardiaceae (smoketree/smoke bush) • Westringia fruticosa ‘smokey’ or coastal rosemary • Corymbia ficifolia (flowering gum) • Grevillea robusta (silky oak) • Alloxylon flammeum (tree waratah) • Leptospermum vertical drop • Adenanthos cuneatus (coral carpet or flat out) • Tecomanthe hillii (Edna Walling Island Belle) • Hardenbergia (Edna Walling Snow White) • Anigozanthos flavidus (landscape liliac)
“Add calcium to vegie gardens that are growing tomatoes to prevent blossom end rot and foliar plants with seaweed to build up plant strength.” Citrus do really well in spring and if you are looking to top up the vegie garden, plant asparagus, beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, leeks, peas, rhubarb, silverbeet and spinach.
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More than 500 people dressed to impress and attended the ninth annual Wishlist Spring Carnival at Twin Waters to raise money for the Sunshine Coast Health Foundation. They were treated to an intimate performance by Ian Moss. More than $1 million has been raised g since the inaugural carnival.
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The sporting community is in mourning following the passing of former ironman Dean Mercer on Monday. The 47-year-old suffered a heart attack while driving, following his regular early morning training session with the Kurrawa Surf Club Masters. Mercer’s car crashed into a fence at Mermaid Waters and he was unable to be revived by paramedics. Mercer is the brother of Noosa Heads life saving coach Darren and uncle of ironwoman Jordan Mercer. A statement released by wife Reen and their four sons Brayden, 13, Rory, 11, Lachlan, 9 and Joshua, 6, says Dean was “an amazing husband and loving father who loved nothing
more than sharing his and Reen’s love of life and love of the surf”. “Dean Mercer will be remembered as the little bloke with the heart of Phar Lap. No surf was too big and no opponent too tall as he tackled the biggest and best in the business. He will go down in history as one of Australia’s greatest ironmen who represented both New South Wales and Queensland and wore the green and gold of Australia.” Mercer began a professional ironman career at the age of 15, competing from 1987 to 2010. He won a string of ironman titles, including two national championships in 1989 and 1995, five New South Wales championships, and the World Oceanman series in 1997. He was awarded an Order of Australia for services to life saving. Dean competed for both Mooloolaba and Maroochydore when he relocated to the Sunshine Coast.
SIX CASSIE: COUNCIL’S FIRST ROBOT Meet Cassie, the Sunshine Coast Council’s first non-human employee. Sanbot received the name of Cassie thanks to Obi Wynn, who won a competition from more than 350 entries. Cassie, whose name was inspired by Casuarina trees, has been recruited to help the council understand the capabilities and functionality of humanoid robots. She will be responsible for greeting guests and helping them take self-tours of the Sunshine Coast Smart Centre. Visit Cassie at 63 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, Monday to Friday from noon to 4pm.
The six members of the Maroochy River Estuary Consultation Group have been announced: Susie Chapman, Peter Dews, Cerran Fawn, Derek Foster, Kerry Jones, and Peter Taylor. The group will work with community associations, surf club representatives, environment and water quality experts, State Government agencies, the Maroochydore Chamber of Commerce, the University of the Sunshine Coast and Surf Life Saving Queensland to provide feedback to the council regarding the renewal of the Maroochy River groyne field. Feedback from the MRECG will be compiled, along with feedback from the survey and five community consultation sessions, in a report to council in December.
GRAMMAR STUDENTS MAKE DEBATING HISTORY Sunshine Coast Grammar School’s Year 8 debating team has made Queensland Debating Union history being crowned runners-up in the 2017 Grand Final. No school on the Sunshine Coast has made the finals in more than 20 years. More than 200 teams entered the Year 8 competition.
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CALOUNDRA BARISTA ON A COFFEE CRUSADE If you think you can’t live without your morning coffee, spare a thought for the coffee growers living in impoverished conditions with no way out. It’s an issue that concerns Caloundra barista Tim Adams enough to want to do something about it. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.
im Adams believes a balanced diet consists of a coffee in each hand, though if he had 10 hands, they’d all be holding a coffee. The award-winning Caloundra barista lives, breathes and consumes coffee like a madman – 10 to 12 double shots a day. It’s not enough to have been named Queensland’s top barista three times or to be the only Queensland barista to have been named the Australian Barista Champion. Adams is so passionate about his trade, he now wants to use his success to change the lives of the world’s poorest coffee growers. In 2015, Adams founded the Chapola Project with three other roasters to help coffee growers in developing nations improve their harvests and attract higher prices for their coffee beans. He first visited Honduras in 2015 and fell in love with the country and the people, but realised he could do more for coffee growers in turmoil. His most recent trip was in July and August, and after a brief stint back on the Coast, he’s now in Brazil meeting growers. Adams and his team visit their coffee growers up to four times a year, which he says is hard on his wife and two kids, Grace, five and Jack, 18 months, particularly as he often ventures into dangerous places. In Honduras, he visits Santa Barbara in the El Salito mountain range near the city of San Pedro Sula, known as the world’s murder capital until 2016. “We have to be quite vigilant about where we go,” he says. “I’m not going to walk down the main street of San Pedro Sula at twelve o’clock at night. You’re watching over your shoulder all the time. But one of the things I did learn on this recent trip was they’ve had a new government come into Honduras and they’ve tried hard to clean up the safety. The locals get offended when you talk about their reputation worldwide, with drugs and cartels and criminals. They get passionate about defending their country.
Tim Adams on a recent trip to Honduras for his Chapola Project “The people are humble, genuine, down to earth and very welcoming. They’ll have you staying at their house and they class you as family. It’s amazing hospitality. “A lot of producers in Honduras are quite poor and really struggle with general handling of money and education around their finances,” Adams says. “A coffee producer will only get one decent harvest per year and that money is all they have to live off for the year. If they miss the opportunity for a really good pick, they lose a lot of income.” Adams says 70 per cent of growers in Honduras sell into the local market at low prices because they’re not recognised by international buyers as yet, and they don’t have the resources to nurture their plantations properly to produce bigger harvests.
“A lot of the high end coffee gets sold into the local market for about US$1 to US$1.50 per pound compared with the international price of US$4.50 to US$6 per pound,” he says. “They get loans from banks or local brokers and pay high interest rates, so they don’t end up with a lot of money. “A farmer could have a hundred trees but may only be producing 50 per cent of capacity due to nutrients lacking in the soil,” Adams says. “If they can fertilise early in their harvest they can get a greater yield and potentially double their ouput. But they’re in this cycle where they can’t afford fertilising, leaf rust and pesticide resistance and soil analysis, so they don’t fulfil their potential.” Adams sources his coffee beans from Brazil, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, El Salvador, Peru and Honduras and says many coffee
growers sell to the world’s biggest coffee brands at 1970s prices, as they’re afraid to charge more in case they lose the business. Adams isn’t just a champion barista – he’s also a master coffee roaster who sells four custom blends to 80 wholesale partners around Australia, trains baristas and employs 20 people on the Coast. His cafe, Lamkin Lane Espresso Cafe, has been listed in the top 10 coffee outlets worldwide by Beanhunter. It’s safe to say, in the seven years since he launched Tim Adams Specialty Coffee with wife Katie, he’s reached the pinnacle of his career. He could sit back and reap the rewards, but that’s the last thing this fast-talking, highly charged coffee connoisseur wants to do. “I’m in a position now where I’ve done a lot of stuff locally, built a team up, I’m getting local people to drink our product, and now I want to focus on giving back to the communities we’ve been buying off for a number of years. We’re at a point where we can help.” There’s another reason Adams is keen to improve conditions for Hondurans and other struggling coffee growers – he wants to tap into a growing demand for fair trade products. “People want to know their coffee has come from providers who have ethically grown it and sourced it,” he says. “I’m so driven by that and the thing is, I could just buy coffee from wherever I can to make a dollar, but that’s not important to me. By going there and seeing with my own eyes some of the conditions farmers are living in… we just take our lifestyles for granted.” To that end, Adams donates $2 per kilo of his Chapola blend back to the farmers and $1 per kilo for his other blends. “One day I’d like to have all my coffee purchased through the Chapola Project. The ideal would be to have up to 50 different coffees worldwide that have taken a producer from an average coffee grower to the high end specialty market. We have lots of work to do.”
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he official bushfire season has not yet started, but in the wake of a major weekend of wild fires on the Sunshine Coast, Caloundra Fire Station area commander Geoff Hunter encourages residents to be vigilant in preparing their homes. The three days from August 18 to 20 were horrific for firefighters, starting with a “fire storm” burning through 700 hectares of bushland in Caloundra. Fortunately, no property was damaged and neither residents nor the 520 firefighters or emergency service personnel battling the blaze over the three days sustained any injuries. However, August 19 was a much more devastating day, with three riverfront homes on Noosa River Drive razed to the ground by fire. Later that afternoon, five caravans were destroyed by fire at a Kilcoy caravan park. Two of them were rented as permanent homes. The causes of both fires are still under investigation. The community has quickly rallied behind these residents and Sir Richard Branson has offered the affected Noosa North Shore residents an opportunity to stay on his Makepeace Island, which is just across the river from their former homes, until they can begin to rebuild their lives. Another fire at Peregian Springs forced the closure of the Sunshine Motorway from Murdering Creek Road to Yandina Coolum Road for five hours on August 20 after a fire flared up in an area that had been burnt out the day before and another bushfire was being closely monitored in Tewantin. Hunter, who was also the incident controller at the August 18 Bells Creek fire, says the low fuel moisture content and high
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FINDING PEACE IN GREECE
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Sami Muirhead is off to Greece in search of rest, relaxation and retail therapy. She asks: how much is too much when buying souvenirs?
Suzanne Loubris says relationships are doomed to fail if you punish your loved ones when they don’t comply with your invisible rule book.
here are you with how much stuff you allow yourself to buy when you go overseas? Because I am off to Greece. I know. And I have purchased a whole second bag before I fly so I can fill it with dinner plates and bottles of olive oil and other totally inappropriate souvenirs. I figure I will probably only go to Greece once, given how far the flight is and how expensive travel is, so I should spend with reckless abandon when it comes to future family heirlooms such as gravy boats with bright yellow lemons and turquoise flowers. I plan to buy dozens of evil eyes and smuggle home gallons of ouzo. How blessed am I to be going to the island of Lemnos? This small rural island is not to be confused with the island of Lesbos. One is lemons and one is lesbians. I am heading off with two female friends on a ‘creative immersion retreat’. I do not really know what the hell that means, but I sure do think it sounds fabulous. I mean, a creative immersion retreat to Mooloolaba would probably involve a swim in the ocean, a kilogram of the finest saltiest king prawns around and a sleep in the shade of a pandanus tree. Creative immersion is the new black. Other than black being the new black. Have you seen the black pasta, black bread rolls and black interiors on The Block that all the hipsters are embracing? I will miss my kids dreadfully and I will
no doubt pine for my husband, but sometimes you need to be away to really relax and really think about how you are tackling the everyday. Our week of sun and swimming in the Aegean Sea involves journaling before breakfast. I am not quite sure what I will be writing about, as my mind tends not to tackle the big issues these days, since having kids and working and just surviving each day. I could probably write a paragraph or two on how hot Jon Snow looked lying in that pile of fur rugs as he stared into the eyes of the Dragon Queen.
“I am hoping the blue Aegean waters will replenish my soul…” If you are not a Game Of Thrones fan, then you will think I have gone completely insane. I could also bang out a few lines about The Bachelor. But other than that, my opinions and pools of interest have become somewhat shallow and dried up. I am hoping the blue Aegean waters will replenish my soul and senses. I’ve been racing on the rat wheel of work, kids, bad food and too much coffee. I have wanted to take up yoga for 11 years. I am not even joking. So perhaps this vacation will jolt me into doing some things that I have put off for over a decade. Sounds a dream doesn’t it?
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ouldn’t it be great if schools taught us how to be married? You fall in love with an amazing person – you’re so right for each other. Surely being married is no different, right? Until the first disappointment surfaces. Your mother taught you to hold your cutlery a certain way. To your amazement, you discover your partner was raised by wolves – they hold their knife and fork like shovels, or wave them around in the air. Then you discover they hang the toilet paper the wrong way around. Doesn’t everyone know it should hang in a waterfall effect? What happens when there’s conflict over the right way to stack a dishwasher? Can you be with someone who behaves in such an uncultured way? You may be thinking, what on earth is she on about? How can such trivia matter? But in some cases, a relationship with an amazing human being will end over such controversial etiquette. Small annoyances build, creating niggling conflict and resentment. We can be completely unaware of our invisible rule book, which was created by our parents, our culture and our society. We walk around armed with selfrighteousness and moral superiority, thinking, ‘Why do people do that? Surely they know better. I would never do that’. However, your spouse is being confronted with a personal rule book they
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New vitamin C study A study published in the journal Nature has linked deficiency in vitamin C to blood cancer. “There is no suggestion from this article that supplementing chemotherapy or other treatments with vitamin C has any beneficial effect to individual patients with leukaemia, says Associate Professor Steven Lane from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. “Rather, this work reinforces the general advice that a healthy, balanced diet containing the recommended intake of essential minerals and vitamins is the best way to keep your body functioning normally, and to recover after life changing diseases such as cancer.”
ROBOTIC SURGERY AVAILABLE HERE ON THE SUNSHINE COAST. September marks Prostate Cancer Awareness month and according to the Cancer Council, Prostate Cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australian men. 1 in 7 men are diagnosed by the age of 75, meaning that around 17,000 men are diagnosed with Prostate Cancer each year in Australia. The measurement of Prostate Speciﬁc Antigen (PSA) in the blood is the primary method of Prostate Cancer detection. The National Health and Medical Research Council recommends men discuss PSA testing with their GP and if they are average risk of Prostate Cancer they undergo a PSA test every 2 years from 50 years of age. Men with a family history of Prostate Cancer should be tested every 2 years from 40 years of age. The Cancer Council advises men experiencing the following symptoms to see their GP. • • • • • • •
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he outlook still poses challenges for Australian discretionary retailing, with consumers facing rising cost pressures (e.g. mortgage repayments, energy prices), wealth effects diminishing (e.g. slowing wage and property price growth) and competition from Amazon approaching. We maintain our Lighten recommendation on Harvey Norman, Myer, Super Retail and JB Hi-Fi. Retail sales in Australia improved during the June quarter. This strength may prove temporary. Specifically, we note the following challenges for retailers: Amazon pushes forward – Amazon is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2018. Its entry could have a multi-level impact on retailers, from market share losses to goods price deflation.
Mortgage re-payments are on the rise – Not only because banks are lifting their mortgage rates, but also because loans are being reset from interest-only to interest and principal. Our economists estimate that over time, the reset of interest only loans could be equivalent to an increase in the household savings rate of nearly 1 percentage point. Energy retailers lock in price increases – In June, the major energy retailers announced increases to gas and electricity prices that will take effect from July 1. Consumer sentiment un-moved – For nine consecutive months the pessimists have outweighed the optimists, with consumer sentiment printing below 100. Currency trepidation – More recently the Australian dollar has traded closer to 80c. A stronger AUD will lower the cost of inputs priced in US dollars, but we caution its continued appreciation could also see a return to the backdrop in 2009-11, where there was a leakage of spending as consumers took advantage of an appreciating AUD to purchase goods more cheaply offshore. Anthony Ward is an Authorised Representative (no 427051) of Ord Minnett Ltd, AFS licence 237121. This article contains general financial advice only and does not consider your personal circumstances; you should determine its suitability to you. Before acquiring a financial product you should consider the relevant product disclosure statement. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
P-PLATER SAFETY Ethan Forge thought he knew all there was to know about driving safely, having earned his P-Plates with ease. But after attending a free P-Plate Safety Program, run by LifeFlight and Ken Mills Toyota, he learned some important new skills that aren’t taught in the practical driving test. “It was a real eye-opener and it was an invaluable night for me,” the Year 12 student says. “The techniques the LifeFlight paramedic, Brad Solomon demonstrated were awesome. I’ve just got my P-plates and I feel much more prepared now.” Participants learn how to recognise dangerous wear and tear on tyres, talk directly with a police officer, gain advice on using the right fuels, and have the opportunity to quiz service experts. 2016 Ericeira World Junior Surfing Champion Isabella Nichols will attend the next event on September 13. Nichols, who is the Ken Mills ambassador, caught up with
Forge at the LifeFlight hangar recently to find out more about what is in store. “When I got my Ps it was like the best freedom I’ve ever had in my life. Mum and Dad didn’t have to drive me to the beach,” Isabella says. “But safety is so important, so the more knowledge you have, the better.” LifeFlight senior paramedic Brad Solomon has been with the charity organisation for more than 20 years and has been at the scene of countless road accidents, many involving young drivers. “When a young driver gets their licence it’s a very exciting time, but driving with friends, playing loud music and texting can be fatal distractions,” Solomon says. “It’s important for these P-platers to recognise that when they get behind the wheel of a car, the responsibility starts and ends with them. We hope to not only teach these drivers how to be safe on the roads by driving to speed limits, maintaining awareness and following road signs, but also what to do if an accident does occur.” Numbers for the education evening are strictly limited to P-Plate drivers, who can bring one parent. The next free P-Plate Safety Program is on at the Ken Mills Toyota Maroochydore Service Centre on Sugar Road on September 13 from 6pm. To book, contact 5443 6277.
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Our Sunshine Coast is home to some outstanding businesses with great stories to tell. One of those is BizFurn, which is showing what can be achieved nationwide and internationally from its base in our region. Earlier this month, I was delighted to be invited to join the celebrations for the next chapter of BizFurn’s business success with the official opening of a new $30 million purpose-built facility and the announcement of plans for 60 additional jobs at Yandina. BizFurn is a big contributor to the economic health of our region, with its investment estimated to contribute $47.3 million to the local economy annually. And it is growth and investment like this that helps to support business confidence in our region, particularly in our hinterland where innovative companies such as BizFurn are succeeding and taking on the best our nation has to offer. BizFurn started 30 years ago as a backyard operation and has now grown to be a business worth $70 million. My congratulations and best wishes go to founder and managing director Denis Moore and his dedicated staff. Mark Jamieson Mayor Sunshine Coast Council
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FUNDING FOR WILDLIFE Koalas, turtles, birds and other native wildlife will be some of the beneficiaries of a new round of environmental partnerships secured by council. A total of 21 groups across the Sunshine Coast, including the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, Reef Check Foundation and Glasshouse Mountains Advancement Network Inc (GMAN) will receive around $600,000 this year, through the Environment Levy contributed by all ratepayers. The partnerships will support the work of 3776 dedicated volunteers who collectively contribute 271,050 volunteer hours to environmental programs across the Sunshine Coast each year. The funding for GMAN will help to maintain a koala food tree plantation developed in partnership with council’s Environmental Operations and Parks & Gardens teams at Pinelands Park in Landsborough. The full list of Environment Levy partnerships is available on council’s website.
COME TO THE EXHIBITION Two local artists are among the 39 finalists whose artworks are featuring in the Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2017 exhibition now open at Caloundra Regional Gallery. The profile of our art prize has grown significantly over the past 12 years and it is now regarded as one of the nation’s leading regional art awards. This year, we received 461 entries from a high-calibre field and the finalists include several artists with strong national and international profiles such as Robert Owen and Daniel von Sturmer. There are also many respected, midcareer artists, including Raquel Ormella, Tim McMonagle and Helga Groves, plus local artists, Joseph Daws and Jennifer Herd. The exhibition is on display until Sunday, October 8. More details are available on gallery.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.
ENGAGING THE COMMUNITY Step up to one of Sunshine Coast Council’s roving photo booths and have your say on what an engaged community means to you and take home a free photograph as a keepsake. Our Exploring Excellence in Engagement pop-up photo booths will be in Nambour Central Plaza (August 31), Maple Street in Maleny (September 1), Beerwah Library (September 5), Felicity Park in Caloundra (September 7) and outside the Coffee Club on the Esplanade at Mooloolaba (September 8). Each location will be open between 10am and noon. Visit council’s website for more details and to complete the short five-minute survey on community engagement by Tuesday, September 26.
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1 The Festival of Community Halls continues with the Spring Ball at Glass House Mountains Community Hall on Saturday night from 7.30pm. There’ll be music from the Commodores plus excellent home cooking for supper. Tickets are $10.
The Sunshine Coast Wildflower Festival wraps up this weekend, including the Coolum Beach Wildlower Walk , leaving from the School Road northern car park and a guided walk through Kathleen McArthur Conservation Park, Currimundi. Both events are on Saturday at 9am.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of both the Brookes Street Nambour Community Kindy and the Naming of the Sunshine Coast. To celebrate, join the party at the kindy from 3pm on Saturday, September 9.
For a full event listing and full detail visit www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au
HEAT ON THEIR WAY BACK There is great news for lovers of cricket and top-line sport. World class T20 action will return to the Sunshine Coast again this summer with the Brisbane Heat to host the Melbourne Renegades in two practice matches in December. After storming through last year’s KFC Big Bash League to reach the semi-finals of
BBL|06, the Heat will base themselves in our region for their pre-tournament camp for the second year in a row. The games will be held on December 15 and 16 at John Blanck Oval, Buderim. Tickets will go on sale in October with proceeds going to assist local cricket. As well as the Heat, representatives from the WBBL Heat will be in attendance.
Receive free emergency alerts to your phone or tablet with our new CoastAlert notification service. Simply download and register in the SCC app. Did you know there are more than 30 dog parks and off-leash areas across the Sunshine Coast. Visit council’s website to find your nearest location. Keep up to date with employment opportunities at council. We post vacancies on our website every Friday and you can subscribe for emailed job alerts.
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WHAT WE USED TO DO WHEN WE WERE KIDS For most of us +40 year old parents we remember the fun times before smart phones, iPads and gaming devices. A time when were more concerned with connecting with our friends and the great outdoors than connecting with WI-FI.
Chief Adventure Empire Executive Steve Hamlin, Kiara Stegman & Zoe Teys are ready for ADVENTURISM.
It’s all about Nerf Wars, Zorba Ball, team sports and safe archery in the outdoor action bunkers.
Fast forward to 2017 and, according to The Council of Fitness, Sport & Nutrition our, “children now spend more than 7.5 hours a day in front of the screen, e.g. TV, videogames, hand held devices and computers.“ Add to this the growing obesity epidemic and the fact Australian kids are some of the ‘least active in the world’ and it looks like our society is facing one big, fat, screen time, disconnected, problem. These exact thoughts are what sparked Adventure Empire owner and local entrepreneur Brad Teys on his journey to ADVENTURISM. Brad says; “Research shows that today’s children are spending increasing amounts of time in front of screens and smart devices which is resulting in a disconnect, not only with each other, but with the natural environment in which we live. The Sunshine Coast is one of the most beautiful places in Australia, with a year round enviable climate.
Yet our children are opting for screen time instead of activity and this is where ADVENTURISM plays a part in the local community.” So what is ADVENTURISM? ADVENTURISM is the word used to encapsulate Adventure Empire’s wellness vision. Brad, along with his business partner Steve Hamlin, who used to run one of the biggest School Camp businesses in Australia, have built a state of the art rock climbing wall, bouldering challenge and interactive centre in the heart of Caloundra. Due to open its doors Saturday 9th of September, the cutting edge space offers an experience for the whole family with an ADVENTURISM focus. Steve Hamlin says “Our aim is getting kids away from the screen, reconnecting with the community and building a generation of resilient, strong, ﬁt, future leaders.”
The bouldering centre is only the tip of the iceberg. Steve says; “As well as the indoor climbing wall and bouldering centre, Adventure Empire is hosting an outdoor, fun, school holiday program with a difference. There’s interactive activities each day from mountain biking adventures and ﬁshing along the pristine Pumicestone Passage to team building fun in the purpose built Bunker where Nerf wars, safe archery, soccer and ball games rule.” And the action doesn’t stop there; ADVENTURISM is being launched at a number of Caloundra Schools in term 4, as an alternative after school program. Steve says; “Our team is set to take ADVENTURISM into the heart of our school network offering a range of after school programs tailored to kids aged 6-16. The programs focus on growing resilience in youngsters with specially tailored activities designed to build teamwork, coordination, ﬁtness and agility. We aim to help local kids stand up, be strong and reconnect with nature whilst having fun with their peers.” The ADVENTURISM centre, located at 2/2 Park Place, behind Zaraffas and Jetts, at the bottom end of downtown Caloundra, features a challenging, but safe, physical, indoor experience managed and run by a team of highly skilled, experienced, qualiﬁed and fully insured instructors.
CALLING ALL NINJAS To celebrate the launch of Adventure Empire the team are inviting all budding ninjas to their NINJA LAUNCH PARTY. FREE climb 10am - 6pm FREE face painting 10am - 2pm FREE sausage sizzle 12 - 2pm Registration is essential, so be sure to go to www.adventureempire.com.au TODAY! 10am - 6pm Saturday 9th of September 2/2 Park Place behind Jetts Caloundra
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Author: Billy Slater with Richard Hinds Publisher: Penguin Random House RRP: $45 Reviewer: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane We have all seen him in action on the field as the famed Billy ‘The Kid’ and how he has transformed over the years into one of rugby league’s greatest fullbacks. But the notoriously private Melbourne Storm and Queensland playmaker opens up about everything from growing up in the small northern Queensland town of Innisfail, where he was the class clown and struggled through school, to his inner turmoil when choosing between the two loves of his life – horses and rugby. In his own words, which are at time unashamedly ocker, Slater shares memories of his rise to the top. This is a book league fans of all ages can delve into and one that would make an ideal gift for Father’s Day. Thanks to Penguin Random House, My Weekly Preview readers have the chance to secure a free copy of Billy Slater’s book. For more information on how to enter the competition, visit page 5.
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WHAT’S ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 Totally Charlie, Caloundra RSL, 11am Heidi & Ben, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 4pm Ricky the Rockstar, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Jay Bishoff, Parklands Tavern, 5.30pm Suzy Keenan, Caloundra RSL, 5.30pm Mason Hope, Solbar, 6pm
Starry Nights Outdoor Movies will screen Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs in a classic Quentin Tarantino double-screening. The R-rated movies have stood the test of time and become renowned classics. Whether they are old favourites, or this is the first time you’ve experienced them, the atmosphere of the open air cinema will add another dimension. Starry Nights Outdoor Movie is on September 1 at the Eumundi Showgrounds from 5pm with the first screening around 6.30pm. Tickets are $25 per car or $10 per person for walk-ins and are available at starrynights.com.au.
Broaden Your Horizons, Solbar, 6pm Harii, Brightwater Hotel, 6.30pm Michelle Brown, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Ross Wilson, Live at the Brewery-Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 7.30pm Drop Legs, Solbar, 8pm Shag Rock, Solbar, 8pm Floyd Vincent and the Temple Dogs, Caloundra RSL, 9pm Wax Lyrical, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 9pm
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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 New Australian dance theatre company L J Projects is bringing the brand new work, Vincent, to the Sunshine Coast. The moving dance theatre piece delves into the life of Vincent Van Gogh to look at his relationship with his brother Theo and his own internal struggle. Over a decade in creation, Vincent was awarded Best Dance Weekly in its 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival premier, and received five-star reviews. Vincent is on at The Events Centre, Caloundra on September 2 at 7.30pm. Tickets are $45 and are available at theeventscentre.com.au.
Recovery, Solbar, 12pm Nick Reeve, Caloundra RSL, 12pm Midnight Rose, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 1.30pm Ross Blyton, 26 Degrees Rumba Resort, 3pm The Lyrical, Alex Surf Club, 3.30pm Whiskey Business, Caloundra RSL, 4pm
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 Billy Guy (Solo), Caloundra RSL, 11am The Montgomery Brothers, Solbar, 6.30pm Wayne Wiltshire (Solo), Caloundra RSL, 6.30pm Illy, Solbar, 8pm
LET DAD SOAR THIS FATHER’S DAY AT QUEENSLAND AIR MUSEUM Throw the ordinary Father’s Day activities out the window and take Dad on an adventure. The Queensland Air Museum is hosting Dad’s Great Day Out, featuring more than 75 historic aircraft and other displays, engine runs at 11am and 1pm, WWII jeep rides, jumping castle and food and drinks. The brand new KIOWA A17-012 will also be on display. This versatile helicopter was produced by Bell Helicopters in many variations from 1969 until final retirement by the US in 2017. More than 2000 of them were produced over four decades with service in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, and many more operational locations. A17-012 was assembled in Brisbane and was operated by the Australian Army. It joins another former Army helicopter, the Iroquois A2-310 (Huey). Dads get free entry and have the opportunity to win a Paradise Sea Planes Maroochy River Adventure for two, drawn on the day. Dad’s Great Day Out is on at the QAM on September 3 from 10am to 4pm. For more information, visit qam.com.au. myweeklypreview.com.au
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MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR STOPOVERS Catriona Rowntree offers her tips for getting two destinations for the price of one and shares her favourite stopover cities.
he stopover has become the story! I know this because I was recently in Dubai filming hotels and activities for travellers – just like you and me – who are turning a stopover into a fullblown holiday. Travellers no longer just pass through the world’s biggest airport; they’re milking their flight path for all it’s worth. I’ve learned the hard way (hello, travelling on my own with two small children) the importance of breaking up a trip. Whether I’m doing a driving holiday in Australia, or heading overseas, trust me about the power of a stopover. On my own, I’m happy to bolt. With companions, letting a trip breathe is much more rewarding. Don’t confuse a stopover with a layover. A stopover means spending at least one night in the city in which you change flights, en route to a final destination. A layover is where you spend a few hours in the airport terminal, stretch your legs, have a coffee, try to keep your kids awake, then join the queue for the next leg.
SHOULD YOU DO A STOPOVER? Before you jump online and pick out your next stopover city, consider these questions:
• What are the stopover rules of the airfare? • Do I need a visa to stopover? Do I have time to get one? What would this cost? • What will the weather be like at the time of travel? Will the heat/humidity/cold be conducive to high-speed sightseeing? • Can I do the city justice in one night? Am I comfortable missing extra days in my final destination?
“Travellers no longer just pass through the world’s biggest airport; they’re milking their flight path for all it’s worth”
DOING STOPOVERS WELL 1. Try to have some local currency. You can get this at the airports, but you never know when you’ll need to tip, make a local phone call (my mobile didn’t work), or have back up for a cab. 2. Have an Uber account. To my surprise my local app works internationally. I felt safe and organised. 3. Pre-organise your airport pickups. This was so stressful for me. I tried to sort everything from home, but life often throws us curve balls when travelling and when my phone didn’t work upon landing, my kids were crying from exhaustion, and I had no local currency, I had to resort to asking a nice local if I could borrow their mobile. It’s good to be prepared.
MY FAVOURITE STOPOVER CITIES & HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THEM From my own journeys, I’ve whittled down the list to just a few stopover cities that I’m sweet on, and they are Dubai, Bangkok and Los Angeles (LA). Simply because Getaway has taken me there so many times, I’ve started to feel comfortable and safe settling into these foreign locations. But there are many well worth a night or two, en route to Europe, the US, Asia, or elsewhere. I can’t wait to take my children to Dubai. Their pools are above and beyond. But LA taught me a lesson this year when I had to bide my time while waiting to
connect with US friends. Being with children, we just went straight to Disneyland, and had no rules other than to sleep off our jet lag and have fun.
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TRAVEL The wettest month is February. • The UAE is a Muslim country so local laws reflect Islamic practices and beliefs. Take the time to familiarise yourself with these. Must see & do: • Downtown – where the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa stands. • The Burj Al Arab Hotel. • Bur Dubai/Deira – ‘the old city’ where the souks are. • The Marina/JBR – on the water. • Jumeirah – very long beachfront. • LEGOLAND Dubai theme and water park for children 2 to 12 and their families. • The desert, if you have time.
BANGKOK, THAILAND • A visa exemption is available for up to 30 days if you arrive via the international airport. • April is the hottest month (average temperature 31 degrees Celsius (the coldest is December (26 degrees Celsius). The wettest month is September. Must see & do: According to Mr. Krit Tokrisna, from the Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel: • Be a real Bangkokian for a day and start early morning with a brisk walk around Lumphini Park to meditate and make merit, and then hit the streets for the best street food experience in the world. • Go biking with Co Van Kesse’s Bangkok canal boat and bike tours, or a walk down just about any soi in Bangkok and pop into the first spa for a foot massage or traditional Thai massage. • The upmarket Ratchaprasong shopping and entertainment district where Anantara Siam is located is home to Bangkok’s most colourful, high-street shopping and the famous Erawan Shrine. With its five-star hotels, fine dining and a staggering selection of retail therapy packed into one square mile, you are sure to discover, experience and enjoy some of Bangkok’s best offerings.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA • All Australians are eligible to travel to the US under the Visa Waiver Program and must apply for an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation through cbp.gov/esta. • July is the hottest month (average temperature 22 degrees Celsius); the coldest is January (13 degrees Celsius). The wettest month is January. Must see and do: • Disneyland. • Hollywood Walk of Fame. • Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills. • The Venice Beach Boardwalk. • Santa Monica Beach, Aquarium and Pier.
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CAN’T BEAT A COROLLA When reliability trumps everything else in a car, you can’t go past the Toyota Corolla – Australia’s top-selling passenger car. Words: Peter Atkinson, AAP.
et’s do a quick little test. How many people do you know who’ve owned a Toyota Corolla? If you haven’t owned one yourself, chances are that someone from your family – or your group of friends and acquaintances – most certainly has. So it shouldn’t surprise that it’s now 50 years since the first Corolla arrived in Australia. Perhaps more remarkably, given that the Corolla is now entering its sixth decade, is that it continues to be the country’s top-selling passenger vehicle.
And its reputation owes much to that longevity – founded upon its ability to keep on keeping on. The Corolla is legendary for ability to do everything competently, efficiently, sensibly, logically. Of course, none of those are words that exactly get the blood racing. And to be honest, neither does the Corolla. I recently saw a review that described the Corolla as “utterly inoffensive”. Which, of course, it is. And which, of course, is precisely the point. Not everybody wants or needs blinding
some time. Toyota’s latest design language is evident in the Corolla’s chromy grille and front-end treatment, the upmarket-looking headlights and tail-lights and the generally more modern styling. Inside, too, it’s more cohesive and welcoming than models past. But nothing flashy or gratuitous. Why would there be? For buyers who’ve enjoyed years of fuss-free, reliable motoring from their Corolla, there’s no reason to look anywhere else.
TOYOTA COROLLA ASCENT HOW BIG? Not the largest in this class, but interior space and a very useable cargo space are adequate for five, at a pinch. HOW FAST? There are rivals that accelerate quicker. But the Corolla’s 1.8-litre, normallyaspirated four-cylinder engine delivers perky performance. The six-speed manual transmission in our test machine featured a light, progressive clutch and crisp, accurate gear changes. HOW THIRSTY? Expect an average consumption of 6.7L/100km in the manual, and about 6.1L/100km in the CVT auto. HOW MUCH? For a car with so much history and such a reputation, the Corolla represents decent value with prices starting from $20,950 drive away. The most expensive Corolla tips just past the $30k barrier – while the super-efficient Corolla Hybrid sits midway between the two.
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A new Buderim luxury enclave is under construction at Sage Landing. HMR projects director Ken Reed says the response from the market has been really positive with 40 per cent of the 13 lots already sold and a number of other lots receiving keen interest from both local Buderim residents looking to downsize and those further afield. “As long-term Sunshine Coast locals and Buderim residents ourselves, we’ve made a conscious effort to design a development that incorporates the best of Buderim living, capitalising on the village lifestyle and the leafy surrounds,” Reed says. “We had long been looking for a site to build a limited number of quality homes within easy walking distance of the village and it’s great to see the sod turned and civil works commencing as Sage Landing comes to fruition.” Ray White Buderim Real Estate agent Lew Pottinger says the commencement of construction marks a significant milestone for both the development and the Buderim housing market as a whole.
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Large, direct access waterfront at 12 Osborne Circuit
• Stylish architectural features give this home strong street appeal. Inside the large open living area extends out onto a northerly facing alfresco space with panoramic views across the lake.
• This stunning, large 366m2 waterfront block is situated within our Claremont Precinct and is ready and waiting to be built on! Perfect for your move to a waterfront lifestyle.
• A private and spacious master bedroom includes a large ensuite, separate walk in robe and balcony overlooking the water.
• With generous setbacks, this north facing allotment offers huge potential in terms of design, both indoors and out. Making the most of it captivating panoramic water views.
• A well appointed kitchen offers plenty of work space, stone bench tops and quality appliances.
• Don’t miss this chance to design your dream home with the builder of your choice.
• A second media room upstairs separates the master suite from the other three carpeted bedrooms, all of which feature built-ins.
Perfectly located in the heart of Maroochydore, Sunshine Cove is quickly emerging as one of the Sunshine Coast’s premier addresses. And with everything like great shops, schools, beaches, coffee shops and parks at your ﬁngertips you can easily see why it is so popular.
• Split system air-conditioning provides you and the family with year round living comfort.
City home with space to park a boat at 1 Awinya Lane! • A well thought out home taking full advantage of its corner allotment offers you 213.70m2 of comfortable living with loads of natural light and great air ﬂow throughout both ﬂoors. • Central and compact kitchen featuring ceramic cook top, under bench oven, dishwasher with a good sized pantry. The over bench window looks out to the garden which is a lovely feature. • Master suite with large walk in robe and stylish and private ensuite featuring ﬂoor to ceiling tiling. Two more bedrooms upstairs with robes and fans along with another lounge area. • Blinds and fans installed throughout with split system AC to ensure year round comfort. • Secure, double garage plus storage space. • Great covered north orientated entertaining area ﬁnishes off this home beautifully!
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Here’s a preview of hot auctions taking place on the Sunshine Coast in the next seven days:
A list of what’s recently sold on the Coast:
$560,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car
1 KATE STREET, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND
McGrath Buderim, Lou Cooper & Wade Mills
1/8 MARINA WALK, ALEXANDRA
Next Property Group, Loren Wimhurst, Richard
33 VINCENT AVENUE, SIPPY DOWNS
Scrivener & Tony Cargill
$506,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car
32 MALKANA CRESCENT, BUDDINA
McGrath Buderim, Ben Hamilton
Auction on site Saturday, September 2 @ 2pm McGrath Mooloolaba 5450 8000, Damien Michael 0413 024 124 Chris Pace 0417 196 600
$3,000,000 / 3 bed, 3 bath, 6 car
$740,000 / 5 bed, 2 bath, 2 car
47 BAANYA STREET, WURTULLA
Next Property Group, Karen Jones
$1,075,000 / 4 bed, 3 bath, 4 car 11 OOMOO STREET, BUDDINA
11 TOMMY’S COURT, BUDERIM Auction on site Saturday, September 2 @ 12.30pm
$975,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 3 car Next Property Group, Karen Jones
McGrath Mooloolaba 5450 8000
25 ILLAWONG STREET, BUDERIM
Simon Thomas 0418 223 160
$1,825,000 / 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car
Kylie Bond 0427 626 359
Property Today, Craig Morrison
24 JANDERRA STREET, BUDERIM
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$640,0 00 / 5 bed, 3 bath, 1 car McGrath Buderim, David Swarbrick & Lou Cooper
Next Property Group, Karen Jones, Ingrid Ludbrook
11 Oomoo Street, Buddina 5/5 TOWNSEND ROAD, BUDERIM $402,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car McGrath Buderim, Stuart Thomas 53 WILLIAM STREET, BUDERIM $925,000 / 5 bed, 3 bath, 2 car
& Alan Riley 19 RETREAT CRESCENT, YANDINA $472,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Harcourts Buderim, Jarrad McCarthy & Shayne Callander
McGrath Buderim, Chris Pace & Peter Hill 126 GLENFINNAN COURT, FOREST GLEN
6/24 TARCOOLA AVENUE, MOOLOOLABA
$1,320,000 / 4 bed, 3 bath, 5 car
Next Property Group, Craig Porter
2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car First National Coastal 5443 3377
11 MALONES ROAD, KEILS MOUNTAIN
Shane Dawes 0411 302 925
$1,030,000 / 5 bed, 3 bath, 4 car McGrath Buderim, Stuart Thomas
9 NOOREE STREET, WURTULLA Sold at auction for $622,500
1001/8 DUPORTH AVENUE,
4 bed, 2 bath, 2+ car
Next Property Group 1300 400 777
$4,450,000 / 4 bed, 5 bath, 4 car
Karen Jones 0405 122 526
Next Property Group, Karen Jones
1/8 Marina Walk, Alexandra Headland
1001/8 Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore *As supplied by contributing real estate agencies
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WATERFRONT LUXURY From page 41
pitomising executive waterfront living on the Sunshine Coast, this north-facing residence presents a rare lifestyle opportunity. A water lovers’ delight with a remarkable two-level home sprawled across a 1057sqm block and deep-water access to escape to the ocean in minutes. With multiple living and dining zones, an expansive deck overlooking the river and pool, this is an entertainer’s delight. A stand-out feature is the six metre floor-to-ceiling glass with panoramic views out to the river. This home has everything you need and more.
124 MOOLOOLAH DRIVE, MINYAMA 5 bed, 4 bath, 3 car Auction on site Saturday September 9 @ 10.30am McGrath Estate Agents 5450 8000 Geoff Ohmsen 0412 103 147 Damien Michael 0413 024 124
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A Showcase Of Style & Excellence In Rainforest Sanctuary BUDERIM 49 Tribulation Circuit Defining style this stunning home is the epitome of casual executive living. From a striking street presence, clean lines and open spaces welcome you to a resort style ambience. Sprawling open space, a raised casual living area with central kitchen spill onto the outdoor terrace, all framed with louvers and timber bi-fold doors leading to the in-ground pool. Rainforest Sanctuary is well established as the premier family focused residential neighbourhood within the education precinct. • Four Bedrooms - Master Suite With Ensuite & WIR • Large Outdoor Entertainment Terrace • Spacious Flowing Casual Living Spaces • Solar Heated In-Ground Swimming Pool • Chefs Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances • 782m2 Traditional Allotment Do not miss your opportunity to purchase this exceptional property.
Buderim Meadows On The Park BUDERIM 22 Khancoban Drive • Spacious Ex-Display Home Backing Reserve • Two Separate Living Areas • Large In-ground Concrete Pool & Bali Hut • Expansive Covered Outdoor Entertainment Area • 839m² Allotment, One Door From Acres Of Park Contract Crashed; Motivated Sellers!
VIEW Saturday 2nd September 12:00-12:30pm FOR SALE Marketed At $645,000
AGENT Grant Smith 0410 21 21 21
VIEW Saturday 2nd September 11:00 - 11:30am AUCTION On-Site Saturday 23rd September At 11:00am
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On-Buderim, Land Bank Or Rebuild!
BUDERIM 26 Wian Street
• Stunning Level, Quiet Cul-de-sac Position • Single Level Updated Residence With Good Return • Potential To Renovate Or Rebuild A Dream Home • Easy Level Walk To Buderim Village • 815m² Allotment With No Easements
Building & Pest Reports Available On Request!
VIEW Saturday 2nd September 1:00-1:30pm AUCTION On-Site Saturday 23rd September At 10:00am
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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.
Sunday 17 September at 2pm, On-site
4 BED 2 BATH 2 CAR
KINGS BEACH 11 Ernest Street
Judy Newlands 0414 472 707
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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.
• 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.
Offers Over $420,000
PICTURE PERFECT OCEAN VIEWS
This apartment is perfectly positioned on the beachfront nature reserve and enjoys picture perfect views to Old Woman Island and beyond. With sought after easterly aspect, air con and plush new carpet throughout plus well-designed kitchen with stone bench tops. Spacious living that flows onto a sun drenched balcony, 3 generous bedrooms each with ocean views and built in wardrobes. Secure undercover parking, on-site management, heated pool, tennis courts, BBQ area and playground. Current owner is happy to stay on - rent back - perfect scenario for any investor.
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MARCOOLA Unit 10 Salerno, 939 David Low Way
Open to View Every Wed & Sat 4-5pm
ALEXANDRA HEADLAND 1 & 2, 17 The Grove STYLISH NEW DUPLEX PAIR IN FABULOUS LOCATION Sophisticated, open plan, brand new executive homes in a central location. Equally appealing to both savvy investors & those looking for the perfect family home. Quality fixtures throughout, modern stone kitchens, generous family bathrooms, as well as air-conditioning and ceiling fans. With office nooks, built in wardrobes and double lock up garages, nothing has been overlooked in these chic designer homes. Only 900m to the beach, within walking distance of the Maroochydore CBD and close to shops, schools and transport, this one truly ticks all the boxes.
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IRREPLACEABLE VALUE 197 Upper Rosemount Rd, ROSEMOUNT • One of a kind stunning house • Neff appliances, stone bench w SS work area • Ducted A/C, salt water pool • Total privacy with hugh North facing decks • Large level back yard, fully fenced • Will be sold hundreds of thousands below replacement cost
4+ Bed 2 Bath 4 Car Pool
Darren Rix 0416 188 259
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Suburb, Buderim,Street 2/143Name Burnett Street
When Quality Meets Convenience
Offers Over $590,000
Majestic Views on Buderim
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
View Sat 2nd Sept 10–10.30am
In the heart of Buderim with stunning views spanning from the coastline to the hinterland. Top floor unit - mostly renovated- comes complete with exclusive roof top terrace. Close to schools, shops and all facilities, view now!
buderim.harcourts.com.au /QB2837 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219 Shayne Callander 0409 427 850
Buderim, 4/21 Ballinger Court
AUCTION Auction Sunday 24th Sept at 9.30am View Sat 2nd Sept 11-11.30am harcourts.buderim.com.au /QB2899 Michael Chapman 0422 010 000
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 2nd September 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 Auction Sunday 10th September View Sat 2nd Sept 10-10.45am harcourts.buderim.com.au /QB2888 Kyle Adams 0458 040 209 Michael Chapman 0422 010 000
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HOT SPOT HOME HAS IT ALL Caloundra West, 7 Mallee Close Nest or Invest - Awesome Location! This property would make the perfect investment or a great first home for the family. Located in the very popular Meridan Plains School catchment area. School side of Caloundra Road and immaculately presented.
Offers Over $459,000 View Saturday 2nd September 10 - 10.30am caloundra.harcourts.com.au /QCA2599 Dean Logsdale 0400 711 017
This immaculate low-set family home is perfectly positioned in the Sunshine Coast’s most talked about property hot-spot. Situated on a generous 597m2 allotment, this classic home offers multiple living zones and a spacious functional kitchen centrally located to make entertaining a breeze. Recently refurbished and boasting a rare four bedroom and two bathrooms, this property is perfect for the growing family or savvy investor. The covered alfresco area overlooks a sparkling inground pool and low maintenance yard. Located only four houses from Currimundi Lake, where you can enjoy endless cycle paths and take just minutes to the pristine surf beach of Wurtulla, this is your opportunity to discover the coastal lifestyle you deserve.
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.
5 MANDARA DRIVE, WURTULLA 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Contact Agent Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526
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 2nd September 11-11.30am caloundra.harcourts.com.au/QCA2529
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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 of 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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STUNNING 30 ACRES - ONLY 15 MINS TO MOOLOOLABA BEACH “LIFESTYLE AT ITS BEST!” 223 Dales Road, Chevallum Everything you could ever want in a dream lifestyle acreage property is on offer here. A contemporary home with all the mod cons you would expect and deserve, combined with 30 of the most beautiful acres you’re likely to ﬁnd and all just 16 minutes to Mooloolaba or Maroochydore CBD. The property could also be easily transformed to become a horse haven or maybe just to run some beef or any other myriad of uses. Seller will look at all genuine and serious offers this weekend.
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Price: Buyers From Mid To High $1 Million Range Inspect: Saturday 2nd September 10-10.45am Craig Porter 0411 554 880
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AUCTION THE BEST VIEWS ON THE SUNSHINE COAST FROM THIS ICONIC BUDDINA COMPLEX 21/3 Paciﬁc Boulevard, Buddina Be prepared to be captivated by the mesmerising panoramic views of Mooloolaba, Glasshouse Mountains, Mount Coolum and beyond. This remarkable abode in the iconic “Cartwright” building will leave you breathless. Rarely are properties in this tightly held precinct offered to the market, presenting a once in a lifetime opportunity to secure your very own piece of paradise on the coast. A must to inspect, call Karen or Ingrid today.
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Spectacular panoramic views Tightly held complex Blue chip address Spacious open plan living Large kitchen with views Secure parking and storage Pool and barbecue facilities
Auction: Saturday September 16th 3pm Inspect: Saturday 2nd September 1.15-2pm Wednesday 6th September 5-5.45pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Ingrid Ludbrook 0488 701 388
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AUCTION LARGE BLOCK ON THE WATER - PRIVATE VIEWS - GREAT LOCATION 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 ceilng 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. A great opportunity for you to view and explore.
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1180 sqm wide block Full 6000 kw solar panels A balcony off every bedroom Gated security system Inground pool and inside spa Family friendly cul de sac
Auction: Saturday 16th September 12.00pm Inspect: Saturday 2nd September 11-11.45am Sunday 3rd September 11-11.45am Amy Piggott 0475 574 060 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222
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DON’T JUDGE A BOOK BY IT’S COVER – REMARKABLE ALEXANDRA HEADLAND HOME! 12 Ocean Crest Place, Alexandra Headland Showcasing one of the most blue chip positions in the prestigious Alex Shores, 12 Ocean Crest Place boasts superb elevation and picturesque ocean views. This generous property is immaculately presented and offers a large solid home with plenty to work with. A rare ﬁnd with loads of potential to update and add immediate value! Committed owners have purchased elsewhere, so don’t miss this rare opportunity to secure one of the best buys in Alex Shores. Be quick!
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Panoramic ocean views Fully fenced 620m2 elevated block Desirable North East aspect An abundance of natural light Resort style swimming pool Minutes to Alex beach and restaurants
Price: Offers Over $1,400,000 Inspect: Sunday 3rd September 11-11.30am Alan Riley 0422 723 719 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222
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PRIVATE TROPICAL OASIS - EXCEPTIONALLY SPACIOUS - DON’T LET THIS ONE GET AWAY! 5
38 Naroon Crescent, Wurtulla This extraordinary tropical oasis awaits the discerning buyer not wanting to compromise on location or lifestyle. Offering an unrivalled opportunity for dual living or home based business. This beautiful family abode offers neutral earth tones, soaring ceilings and walls of glass providing plenty of natural light to ﬁlter through. A must to inspect, call Karen today!
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Expansive family friendly abode Multiple living/entertaining zones Childrens play/entertainment area Heated magnesium therapy pool Unique home/business opportunity
Price: Contact Agent Inspect: Saturday 2nd September 11-11.30am Karen Jones 0405 122 526
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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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Price: Offers Above $550,000 Inspect: Saturday 2nd September 12-12.30pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Ingrid Ludbrook 0488 701 388
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EXTREME VALUE ON EASY CARE ACRE-22 MINUTES MAROOCHYDORE CBD! 4
39 Towen View Court, Towen Mountain 0ffering the best of both worlds, this North facing home is perfectly located in a private cul-de-sac with serene hinterland views. This property will appeal to anyone seeking a private, boutique acreage lifestyle yet only minutes to shops, facilities, the neighbouring towns of Nambour, Woombye & Palmwoods. Owners have purchased elsewhere and will consider all offers prior to auction.
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Price: Auction 16th September 2pm Inspect: Saturday 2nd September 1-1.45pm Anne Wallace 0418 769 466
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 2nd September 10-10.30am Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Ingrid Ludbrook 0488 701 388
JUST ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE 23/12 Parker Street, Maroochydore
Superbly positioned on the cusp of Maroochydore & Alexandra Headland you’ll ﬁnd this spectacular fully furnished apartment. Price: $425,000 With uninterrupted views stretching from Alex Beach all the way Inspect: Saturday 2nd September 10-10.30am to Point Cartwright, your morning coffee has never looked so good! Vicki Kaparic 0411 541 960
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Shop 4 Dwyer House, 256 Nicklin Way, Warana T: 5437 8806 Steve Kealey 0437 935 369
Beachside Lifestyle in Dicky Beach 72 Cooroora St, DICKY BEACH This sought after location will allow you to enjoy the best of beachside living with the peace and serenity of a private bush setting. Enjoy kilometres of beachfront walking tracks, head out for an early morning surf or just enjoy a coffee on your very own private back deck â€“ the choice will be all yours. â€˘ 3 bedroom home with 1 bath and 1 car featuring timber floors
â€˘ Potential for dual living and dual income
â€˘ 1 bedroom apartment/granny flat with 1 bath and large bedroom
â€˘ Huge indoor open plan living area
â€˘ Presents very well being freshly painted internally
â€˘ Walking distance to local beaches
Inspect Saturday 2nd Sep @1pm Price $785,000 Internet ID 3222929
â€˘ Fully fenced 610m2 block with potential
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â€˘ Covered outdoor living area connected to a gazebo style outdoor
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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 2nd September 1 - 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. Sold At Auction
Tanya Mungomery 0414 260 711 email@example.com Office 5373 5077
Results with Integrity
2/5A Sorensen Avenue, BUDERIM
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car
Step inside this executive brand-new residence situated in a prestige lifestyle location offering easy care excellence at
Auction Saturday 16th September 2.00pm
its ﬁnest. Designed to maximise space the light-ﬁlled downstairs living ﬂows seam-lessly to the northern aspect covered
View Saturday 2nd September 11 - 11.30pm
alfresco entertaining. The epicurean kitchen is sure to impress with a sleek technistone waterfall bench and stylish pendant lighting.
Tanya Mungomery 0414 260 711 firstname.lastname@example.org Office 5373 5077
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MOOLOOLABA UNIT 3 ‘BLAIRDALE’ 4 AKERINGA PLACE
OFFERS OVER $355,000
BLI BLI 1/5 BOTTLE BRUSH AVENUE, BLI BLI
Character, Charm and Affordability!!
MAROOCHYDORE 50 BUNGAMA STREET
A Cut Above The Rest
High Returns in Growth Corridor!
This stunning property is not your average home and will impress the most discerning buyer. With a choice of three living spaces, plus a huge private alfresco, surrounded by established low maintenance, luscious gardens and water features. There is ample space for a growing family, someone looking for a quiet life or suit itself perfectly for the keen Entertainer. This home will leave all your family and friends green with envy!!
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 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
AUCTION On site Saturday 9 September 2.00pm INSPECT Saturday 12:00-12:45pm FIRST NATIONAL LIFESTYLE SIPPY DOWNS 5450 1515 GAVIN FLATON 0414 826 687 WEB www.fnlifestyle.com.au
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Tucked away in a tranquil location is this unique two storey townhouse in a small gated complex of only ten. • 3 Generous sized bedrooms - Master with double built in robes • Well appointed kitchen with plenty of storage and bench space • Open plan living and dining areas • Main bathroom with separate bath and shower • 9 Foot ceilings on lower level creating a sense of space • Separate laundry, powder room & security screens on lower level • Fully ducted air conditioning • Extra large courtyard - 120 m2 approx INSPECT Saturday 2nd September 11-11:30am FIRST NATIONAL CAROLANS NAMBOUR 5441 1344 MARK RODES 0432 074 867 WEB www.carolans.net
SAT AUCT 9 SE ION PT 2.00 PM
Maroochydore - 5443 3377
Conveniently Positioned Executive Townhouse
Relax in your Private North facing courtyard, put in your kayak from your doorstep or just stroll down to the beach for a swim, this property has it all! This canal front two story Townhouse is bursting with charm and is one in a complex of only three. Priced to sell. Features Include: • Two Oversized bedrooms (Master with Air Con, canal views, walk-in-robe & 2-way bathroom) • Generous open lounge/ dining area w/ aircon & canal views • Spacious & private paved outdoor area with gazebo, private garden and spectacular views of the canal • Tiled Lock up garage with fan and storage (could be used as a media room or 3rd bedroom) • Low Body Corp Fees only $3180 per year INSPECT Saturday 2nd September 9-9:30am & 4-4:30pm FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL MOOLOOLABA 5444 0800 DAN HAWES 0477 503 059 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au
SIPPY DOWNS 11 BEETHOVEN CIRCUIT
Mooloolaba - 5444 0800
Nambour - 5441 1344
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Kiels Mountain 350 Kiel Mountain Road
Huge Shed With Liveable Features & Amenities on 1.3 Acres! The council approved shed has been perfectly situated on this tranquil 1.3 acre block to ensure privacy from the road & neighbours. This is a great opportunity to establish a future in a family neighbourhood yet still close to everything.
• Approx 1.25 acres, ample space to build a home • Council approved 12m x 9m shed with amenities garage/mezzanine floor • Area at top of property for potential 2nd dwelling • Close to all amenities, beaches, schools & highway
Will Emms 0423 380 685 and David Gaskin 0405 258 765 Elders Woombye Web Id 17332105
West Woombye 74-76 Simba Rd
Open Saturday 2nd September 3.00 to 3.45pm Peaceful Lifestyle Acreage With Amazing Dual Living Prospects!!! Incorporating a comfortable country-style home with wrap around decks on 2 sides and a lovely lagoon like salt water pool is this amazing tranquil property offering a sensational outdoor lifestyle!
With an abundance of features included with this property that offer a very comfortable way of life and nothing to improve, this is an excellent opportunity not to be missed!
Will Emms 0423 380 685 Elders Woombye Web Id 17773096
Contact WILL EMMS today 0423 380 685
Little Mountain 9 Primrose Place
Open Saturday 2nd September 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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SOLD, SOLD, SOLD, SOLD MORE NEEDED NOW!
THINKING OF SELLING? Call today for a FREE appraisal on your home – 5441 3366 Free Marketing ~ Conditions Apply
Ian Black 0407 587 503
Seaforth Matheson 0497 997 917
Gary Langford 0412 348 533
Hannes Marais 0411 743 354
Paula Grigg 0421 906 243
LIFESTYLE LOCATION If you are seeking an enviable lifestyle in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, this entry level townhouse is the perfect opportunity. Situated at the rear of a complex with a single garage, the ground level of the two-storey townhouse is dedicated to living and dining, with a private courtyard deck that is ideal for entertaining. Two bedrooms with built-ins that share a common bathroom are found upstairs. There is only a short stroll to sand between your toes at Mooloolaba beach, and is located within walking distance to the cafes and nightlife. This property is perfect for the first home buyer or investor.
7/33 MARJORIE STREET, MOOLOOLABA 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car Contact Agent Century 21 Grant Smith Property 5445 8505 Grant Smith 0410 21 21 21
Also wanted - rental properties to satisfy enquiry by qualified tenants Centenary Square, 52-64 Currie Street, Nambour | Phone 5441 3366 | www.dayandgrimes.com
MOOLOOLABA 8/10 Woomba Place
BUDERIM 20 Cape York Blvd
Mooloolaba Canal Front Living Close To The Beach
A Lifestyle In A Designer Home Awaits
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.
“After interviewing several agents we chose Ross & Katie from Deﬁne, this has proved to be the right decision, professional, honest, hardworking and deﬁnitely made a difference in the end sale.” E & P Wright
MOOLOOLABA, 19 Brentwood Ave
Less Than 500 Meters To The Esplanade Lifestyle Awaits “Ross feel free to use us as a reference to other sellers, we are more than happy to take a call and explain the incredible job you did for us and tell this amazing story, We are very grateful we chose you as our agent” A McGarvey
OPEN HOME: Sat 1st Sept 11.00-11.30am VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au PRICE: $399,000 AGENT: Grant Whisker 0415 856 575
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MOOLOOLABA, 40 Tarcoola Avenue
Rare Opportunity In A Prime Lifestyle Location “We never dreamed of achieving the result that Ross got for us, he told us it was possible when every other agent said it wouldn’t, what a huge difference between Ross and the other agents, he’s No 1 and there is daylight to 2nd place.” B Eaton
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COES CREEK, 10 Kerrs Lane
NAMBOUR, 7/70 Netherton Street
Contemporary Warmth - Detached Granny Flat
Value & Convenience Near Hospitals
Fall in love with this gorgeous contemporary renovation & be the envy of all. • Main House, 4 beds, 1 bath • Stunning Kitchen with Butlers Pantry • Beautiful hardwood floors throughout • Detached renovated granny flat • 70m2 Mancave/workshop/rumpus • Beautiful views
Located near Selangor & Nambour Hospitals, this is perfect for investors or FHB’s. • Spacious open plan living area with A/C • Light-filled with north facing courtyard • Separate laundry & toilet downstairs • Main bedroom with BIR, A/C & balcony • Two way bathroom with separate toilet • Single lock up garage; internal access
Price: $555,000 Inspect: Saturday 2nd September 10-10.30am Joanne Everson 0406883250 For more details visit: www.outstandingagents.com.au ID: 16833585 RE/MAX Property Sales
ILKLEY, 382 Ilkley Road
Price: $239,000 Inspect: Saturday 2nd September 11-11.45am outstandingagents.com.au ID: 18758015 Richard Krausz 0422 997 810 RE/MAX Property Sales
Outstanding Service And Professionalism
Chris Ryan and his team are dedicated to ensuring that all of your property transactions are successful and that you receive a professional service with a personal touch. “Chris was always discreet, thoughtful and caring and his attention to detail was wonderful” a
Whether you are simply needing advice, or a market appraisal, Chris is able to assist you. Spacious Residence on private 10 acres with terrific sheds Enjoy total peace and privacy with room to move for you and all your big boys toys. • House - 4bed, 2bath, 3living plus office • Spacious 560sq.m home inc verandahs • Shed - 18m x 9m, 3 full height doors • Farm shed - 3 roller doors, two carports • Property - 4.23ha approx 7 acres cleared • 10mins to Buderim, 20mins to Mooloolaba
Call Chris on 0455 974 039
Price: $1,600,000 Inspect: Saturday 2nd September 12-12.30pm remaxcoastandcountry.com.au ID: 18668675 Tim Burrough 0418 666 356 RE/MAX Coast and Country
07 5476 7654
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Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE
YANDINA 7 SCOTT STREET
LARGE BLOCK ... TOWN CENTRE • 1567m2 highly visible corner block in the town centre • The property is zoned “Local Centre Zone” therefore providing redevelopment for commercial or multi dwelling (s/j Council Approv) • An older home is situated on the block – timber floors throughout • Underneath the home is car accommodation and storage space • The position of this property is A1 and the options are multiple
Price: Buyers in the Mid $400,000s Inspect: Saturday 11 – 11.40am Contact: John Pyne 0418 710 209 www.riddellrealestate.com.au Property ID: 517773
COES CREEK: 13 NALIN LANE “TRANQUIL BUSH VIEWS” CHARACTER HOME Huge entertaining area,views , a quiet location,3brms, 2bath,high ceilings, modern kitchen
WOOMBYE: 12 SWEET WATER ST “NEW SPACIOUS, QUIET CUL DE SAC Spacious family home, 4brms, 2bath, 2car, large patio, views, sought after Woombye position.
TOWEN MOUNT: 91 TOWEN MOUNTAIN ROAD: INNOVATIVE HOME. Quiet location with sensational views. Very unique and private property, 3brm, 1bath, 6car. Self sufficient lifestyle with many features.
OPEN SAT. 12-12.40 Mid $300,000s OPEN SAT. 12-12.40 $549,000
FAMILY LIVING AT ITS BEST
OPEN SAT. 12-12.40 $625,000 Neg
This magnificent retreat rests in perfect position in the highly sought-after Mountain Creek precinct. Resting on a substantial 1247m2, it is beautifully presented with bright and elegant 9ft interiors with a flexible layout designed with family living and leisure in mind. Custom features such as exposed brick feature walls, corner glass windows and the generous sandstone alfresco create a sense of understated luxury. The open-plan, sunlit living/dining zone with premium kitchen sets a welcoming scene and enjoys seamless flow outside to a choice of private alfrescos and inviting saltwater pool with tropical backdrop. Welcoming and private, the home makes family living and entertainment a year-round delight.
WEST WOOMBYE: 188 OLD PALMWOODS RD: SUPERB, PRIVATE, DUAL LIVING HIDEAWAY OPEN SAT. 1-1.40 2.5 Acres + Pool : Prime quality property,3 mins. Woombye & Palmwoods. 5brms, 3bath, 5car $835,000 BURNSIDE: NEW LISTING IN POPULAR BURNSIDE Room for the family – home situated on a fully fenced 675m2 block. 3brms, 1 bathroom + 1 car accomm + workshop + 2 additional rooms
WOOMBYE: TIDY BRICK HOME IN TOWN CENTRE Situated at end of cul de sac, one block from Town Centre. 2brm home + 1bath + 1car, stylish modern kitchen, lounge is spacious + back patio area
BRAND NEW: DUPLEX FOR SALE! UNDER CONSTRUCTION. Call to arrange onsite inspection! 2 x 3 bedroom/ 2bathoom units + 2 car accommodation.
Buyer Interest Mid $300,000’s Won’t Last! $399,000 U1 – 196m2 - $489,000 U2 – 179m2 - $479,500
Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412 | Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599 | John Pyne 0418 710 209 | Virginia Brown 0400 763 837
12 Greg Greg Court, Buderim 5 B 3 C 3 D 956 J
98 Blackall Range Road, Woombye
Big Home...Big Block...Huge Opportunity!! Ideally located at the end of a quiet cul de sac and taking advantage of an elevated north easterly aspect. This big Buderim home offers the ultimate in space and lifestyle for the growing family.
Quiet retreat on 17 acres A relaxing lifestyle the envy of your friends awaits you in this absolutely gorgeous property "Karinyah". This beautiful piece of secluded paradise will captivate you as soon as you arrive
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19 SHARON CRESCENT, MOUNTAIN CREEK 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Auction on site Saturday September 16 @ 10am McGrath Estate Agents 5450 8000 Geoff Ohmsen 0412 103 147 Wade Mills 0407 472 331
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6 Norfolk Court, Pelican Waters This stunning family home with its ideal north-easterly aspect is blessed with expansive deep water views as the main canal sweeps away in both directions. • Grand 4 bedroom home with 2 studies • Sweeping deep water views along the main canal • Multiple indoor and outdoor living areas • Covered entertaining areas overlooking pool & canal • 1149m² in a cul-de-sac adjacent to parkland • 22m water frontage and private pontoon • Enjoy deep-water access with no lock or weir to cross
Aucঞon In Rooms, BreakFree Grand Pacific 100 Bulcock Street, Caloundra Thursday, September 14 at 11am
Andrew Garland 0403 851 777
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6pm Sideliners. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 The Link. Hosted by Stan Grant. 8.00 QI. (M) Hosted by Stephen Fry. 8.30 Thirteen. (M) Part 1 of 5. 9.30 Happy Valley. (M) Ryan expresses an interest in Tommy. 10.30 Lateline. 11.00 The Business.
6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Better Homes And Gardens. 8.30 MOVIE Made Of Honor. (2008) (M) Patrick Dempsey, Michelle Monaghan. A man tries to win the love of his friend. 10.40 To Be Advised. 11.40 The Goldbergs. (M)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 26. Parramatta Eels v South Sydney Rabbitohs. From ANZ Stadium, Sydney. 10.10 MOVIE The Fighter. (2010) (MA15+) Mark Wahlberg. A boxer competes for the welterweight title.
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Living Room. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) Hosted by Tom Gleisner. 9.30 Shark Tank. (PG) Hosted by Sarah Harris. 10.30 Australian Survivor. (PG)
6pm River Cottage Australia. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Great British Railway Journeys: Oban To Corrour. (PG) 8.35 MOVIE The Other Boleyn Girl. (2008) (M) Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson. Sisters compete for the affection of Henry VIII. 10.40 SBS News.
6pm Compass. (PG) 6.30 Gardening Australia. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Father Brown. (PG) 8.15 Shetland. (M) A young teenage girl is murdered. 9.15 Doc Martin. (PG) Martin attends his ﬁrst therapy session. 10.05 Pulse. (M)
6pm Seven News. 7.00 MOVIE Monsters University. (2013) (G) Billy Crystal. Two monsters attend university. 9.00 MOVIE Real Steel. (2011) (M) Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo. A former boxer trains a robot ﬁghter. 11.35 The Goldbergs. (M)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 Rugby League. NRL. Round 26. Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders. 9.45 True Story With Hamish & Andy. (M) 10.15 MOVIE Takers. (2010) (M) Chris Brown. A cop pursues a gang of thieves.
6pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.00 Gold Coast Cops. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) The team investigates a US Marine’s death. 9.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) A Muslim woman is killed in a hate crime. 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 48 Hours. (M)
6.30pm SBS World News. 7.35 Royal Murder Mysteries: Prince George – Tragedy Or Treason. Experts investigate notorious royal murder cases. 8.30 Diana: In Her Own Words. A tribute to Princess Diana. 10.40 MOVIE Hyde Park On Hudson. (2012) (M)
6pm Forces Of Nature With Brian Cox. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.40 Grand Designs: House Of The Year. Part 1 of 4. 8.30 Inspector George Gently. (M) DCI Gently re-opens an old case. 10.00 Scott & Bailey. (M) 10.45 Top Of The Lake. (M)
6pm Seven News. 7.00 Little Big Shots. (PG) 8.00 Sunday Night. Hosted by Melissa Doyle. 9.00 Heists That Shook The World: Worlds Biggest Cash Grab Heists. (M) A look at the Securitas robbery. 10.00 Robbie Coltrane’s Critical Evidence: Time Of Death. (M)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 The Block. (PG) 8.30 60 Minutes. Current affairs program. 9.30 Diana: The Day The World Cried. (PG) 10.30 See No Evil: The Vanishing Nurse. (M) 11.35 House. (M)
6pm Family Feud: Sunday. 6.30 The Sunday Project. 7.30 Australian Survivor. Presented by Jonathan LaPaglia. 9.00 MOVIE Insurgent. (2015) (M) Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort. Two rebels go on the run from their rivals. 11.20 48 Hours: Murder By Design. (M)
6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 Ancient Megacities. Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill explores how ancient metropolises worked. 9.45 Fair Game. Takes a look at the story of former professional AFL footballer Heritier Lumumba. 10.50 Being Evel. (M) A look at Robert “Evel” Knievel.
6.10pm Grand Designs. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Australian Story: Cracking Up. 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 MOVIE Ant-Man. (2015) (PG) Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas. A master thief is recruited to pull off a heist.
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 Body Donors. (M) Part 2 of 2. 10.50 Botched. (M) 11.50 Law & Order. (M)
6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Australian Survivor. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) Hosted by Tom Gleisner. 9.30 Life In Pieces. (M) 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 WIN News.
6pm River Cottage Australia. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 The Obesity Myth: Battling The Biology. 8.35 London’s Super Tunnel: Urban Heart Surgery. (PG) Part 1 of 3. 9.40 24 Hours In Emergency: Tree Of Life. (M) 10.35 SBS News.
6.10pm Grand Designs. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 The House With Annabel Crabb. 8.30 Catalyst: The Day The Dinosaurs Died. A look at the Chicxulub asteroid impact crater. 9.30 City In The Sky. (PG)
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. 10.00 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA. (M) Hosted by Gordon Ramsay. 11.00 The Catch. (M)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) Sheldon takes an interest in Amy’s work. 9.10 Kath & Kim. (PG) 10.20 2 Broke Girls. (M) 11.20 Law & Order: SVU. (M)
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. A look at the day’s news. 7.30 Shark Tank. Hosted by Sarah Harris. 8.30 NCIS. (M) A US Navy SEAL goes missing. 10.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) 11.30 WIN’s All Australian News.
6pm River Cottage Australia. 6.30 News. 7.30 Great American Railroad Journeys. (PG) 8.30 Insight. Presented by Jenny Brockie. 9.30 Dateline. 10.00 SBS News.
7pm News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Hard Quiz. (PG) 8.30 Shaun Micallef’s MAD AS HELL. (M) Hosted by Shaun Micallef. 9.00 Utopia. (M) 9.30 Get Krack!n. (MA15+) 10.00 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) The team investigates fatal car crashes.
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 Doctor Doctor. Hugh comes to blows with Penny’s boyfriend. 9.40 Embarrassing Bodies Revisits. (M) 10.40 Chicago Med. (M) 11.40 The AFL Footy Show. (M)
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Bachelor Australia. 8.30 MOVIE Dirty Dancing. (2017) (M) Abigail Breslin, Colt Prattes. A girl falls in love with a dancing teacher. 10.50 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 11.50 WIN News.
6pm River Cottage Australia. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.35 Extreme Railway Journeys: Australia’s Outback Railway. (PG) 8.30 Look Me In The Eye. (PG) Hosted by Ray Martin. 9.35 The Good Fight. (M) Mike takes his case to a grand jury. 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. (M) Chad’s days as a doctor are numbered. 9.30 The Detectives: Manhunt. (M) 10.30 Lateline.
6.30pm News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Magic Makes You Laugh Out Loud. (PG) 8.30 World’s Deadliest Weather: Caught On Camera. (PG) Stories of people caught in bad weather. 9.30 Ramsay’s Costa Del Nightmares. (M)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 RBT. (PG) A look at police random breath test patrols. 8.30 The NRL Footy Show. (M) A look at the latest NRL news. 10.30 World’s Funniest Videos Top 10 Countdown. (PG) 11.30 The Closer. (M)
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Bachelor Australia. Hosted by Osher Günsberg. 9.00 The Wrong Girl. Lily’s nerves are at an all-time high. 10.00 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 11.00 Blue Bloods. (MA15+)
6pm River Cottage Australia. 6.30 News. 7.30 Great British Railway Journeys. (PG) 8.05 Gourmet Farmer. 8.35 Secrets Of The Kitchen. Part 1 of 3. 9.35 Versailles. (M)
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7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Dirty Jobs. 8.20 Catﬁsh: The TV Show. 9.00 Male Hookers Uncovered. 9.50 You Can’t Ask That. 10.20 Penn & Teller: Fool Us. 11.05 The Lie Detective.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Cities Of The Underworld. (PG) 8.30 Selling Houses Aust. 10.30 The House That £100K Built: Tricks Of The Trade. 11.30 Bargain Hunt.
6pm World’s Craziest Fools. 6.30 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Football. EJ Whitten Legends Game. Victoria v All Stars. 10.15 The Front Bar. (M) 11.00 Outback Truckers. 12am Outback Hunters.
6pm MOVIE Valiant. (2005) (G) 7.30 MOVIE The Mask. (1994) (PG) Jim Carrey. 9.30 MOVIE Dumb & Dumber. (1994) (PG) Jim Carrey. 11.55 WWE Smackdown. (MA15+)
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Monarch Of The Glen. (PG) 8.40 The Secret Life Of The Zoo. (PG) 9.40 MOVIE Safe Haven. (2013) (M) Josh Duhamel, Julianne Hough, David Lyons.
6pm Hogan’s Heroes. 6.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 MacGyver. (PG) 8.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. 9.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 10.30 MOVIE Tokarev. (2014) (M) Nicolas Cage, Rachel Nichols.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Malcolm. 7.30 Fresh Off The Boat. (PG) 8.00 New Girl. (PGC) 8.30 MOVIE America’s Sweethearts. (2001) (M) 10.35 To Be Advised.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Penn & Teller: Fool Us. 8.10 Would I Lie To You? 8.40 Live At The Apollo. 9.30 The IT Crowd. 9.55 Broad City. 10.20 Sexy Beasts.
7.30pm Carole King: Natural Woman. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 10.30 Escape To The Continent. 11.45 Mighty Ships. (PG)
6pm Cajun Pawn Stars. 7.00 AFL Women’s Pre-Game Show. 7.30 Football. AFL Women’s. State Of Origin. Victoria v Allies. 10.00 MOVIE Ted. (2012) (MA15+)
6pm MOVIE Kung Fu Panda 2. (2011) (PG) Jack Black. 7.45 MOVIE Hook. (1991) (PG) Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman. 10.45 MOVIE Machete. (2010) (MA15+) Danny Trejo.
7pm MOVIE Monster-In-Law. (2005) (PG) Jennifer Lopez. 9.00 MOVIE The Break-Up. (2006) (M) Jennifer Aniston, Vince Vaughn, Joey Lauren Adams. 11.15 Murder In The First. (M)
6pm Undercover Boss. (PG) 7.00 David Attenborough’s Planet Earth. (PG) 8.00 48 Hours. (M) 10.00 Forensics. (M) 11.00 48 Hours. (M)
6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Ice Age: Continental Drift. (2012) (PG) 8.15 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 9.15 MOVIE Kingpin. (1996) (M) Woody Harrelson. 11.40 The Loop.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 River Monsters. (PG) 8.30 Facing Ali. (M) 10.05 Male Hookers Uncovered. (M) 10.55 Louis Theroux: African Hunting Holiday. (M) 11.55 That ’70s Show.
6.15pm One Foot In The Grave. 7.00 Border Security: Int. 8.00 Border Security. (PG) 8.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG) 10.30 Border Security: Int. 11.30 Escape To The Country.
6pm Seinfeld. (PG) 7.00 MOVIE Men In Black 3. (2012) (PG) 9.10 MOVIE The Bourne Identity. (2002) (M) Matt Damon. 11.35 Hardcore Pawn. 12.05am Cajun Pawn Stars.
7pm MOVIE Alvin And The Chipmunks. (2007) (G) Jason Lee, David Cross. 9.00 MOVIE Get Him To The Greek. (2010) (MA15+) Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Elisabeth Moss. 11.10 Ghost Town Gold. (PG)
6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 The Good Life. 7.40 New Tricks. (M) 8.50 MOVIE The Spy Who Loved Me. (1977) (M) Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curt Jurgens. 11.20 The Closer. (M)
6pm Cheers. (PG) 6.30 Scorpion. (PG) 7.30 David Attenborough’s Animal Attraction. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Last Knights. (2015) (MA15+) 11.20 Megastructures Breakdown.
6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. 9.00 MOVIE Tropic Thunder. (2008) (MA15+) Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr, Jack Black. 11.05 Frasier. (PG)
7pm Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Dirty Jobs. (M) 8.30 Louis Theroux: The City Addicted To Crystal Meth. (M) 9.30 Ross Kemp: Libya’s Migrant Hell. (M) 10.25 Facing Ali. (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) 8.30 Storage Wars. (PG) 9.30 Storage Wars Canada. (PG) 10.00 Baggage Battles. (PG) 11.00 Barter Kings. (PG) 12am 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) 9.10 MOVIE Rambo: First Blood. (1982) (M) 11.00 Cold Water Cowboys. (M)
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.40 David Attenborough’s The Hunt. (PG) 8.50 Agatha Christie’s Marple. (PG) 10.50 Killer On The Line. (M)
6pm Hogan’s Heroes. 6.30 M*A*S*H. 7.30 MOVIE Firewalker. (1986) (PG) 9.40 Motor Racing. Formula 1. Race 13. Italian Grand Prix. 10.40 The Last Man On Earth. 11.40 Matlock.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Malcolm. 7.30 Fresh Off The Boat. (PG) 8.00 Rules Of Engagement. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Heartbreak Kid. (2007) (M) 10.45 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 Ross Kemp: Libya’s Migrant Hell.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Martin Clunes: Horsepower. (PG) 8.30 Prime Suspect. (M) 10.30 Cold Feet. (M) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.
6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Towies. (PG) 9.00 Highway Thru Hell USA. (M) 10.00 Ice Road Truckers. (M) 11.00 Restoration Garage.
6pm Regular Show. 6.30 Adv Time. 7.00 The Middle. 7.30 Soccer. 2018 FIFA World Cup AFC Qual. Australia v Thailand. 10.00 MOVIE Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. (1999) (M)
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.40 New Tricks. (PG) 8.40 Midsomer Murders. (M) 10.50 Hurricane 360. (PG)
6pm Hogan’s Heroes. 6.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 48 Hours. (M) 9.30 Forensics. (M) 10.30 Cops: Adults Only. (PG) 11.00 Cops: Adults Only. (M) 11.30 Matlock. (M)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Malcolm. 7.30 Fresh Off The Boat. 8.00 Rules Of Engagement. 8.30 MOVIE Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. (2001) (M) 10.30 Raymond.
7pm Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Dirty Jobs. (PG) 8.20 Kids On Speed? (PG) 9.20 The Lie Detective. (M) 10.05 Head First. (M) 10.55 Catﬁsh: The TV Show. (PG) 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. (M) 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) 11.00 MOVIE Insidious: Chapter 2. (2013) (M) Rose Byrne, Patrick Wilson, Barbara Hershey.
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 The Long Kiss Goodnight. (1996) (M) 11.00 MOVIE Pet Sematary. (1989) (M)
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Call The Midwife. (M) 8.45 Agatha Christie’s Poirot. (PG) 9.55 Silent Witness. (MA15+) 11.00 Upstairs Downstairs. (PG)
6pm Hogan’s Heroes. 6.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 David Attenborough’s Planet Earth. (PG) 8.30 Undercover Boss. (PG) 9.30 Shark Tank. 10.30 Ripper Street. 11.35 Forensics. (M)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Malcolm. 7.30 Fresh Off The Boat. (PG) 8.00 Rules Of Engagement. (PG) 8.30 Futurama. (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. (PG) 7.30 To Be Advised. 10.30 ScreenPLAY. 11.00 Surveillance Oz. 11.30 World’s Craziest Fools. 12am What Went Down.
6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 Adv Time. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 7.30 Big Bang. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Pitch Black. (2000) (M) Vin Diesel. 10.45 Auction Hunters. (PG) 11.15 WWE Raw. (MA15+)
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Weather Top Ten. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Chocolat. (2000) (M) Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp, Victoire Thivisol. 11.00 Person Of Interest. (M)
6pm Hogan’s Heroes. 6.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 GC Cops. (PG) 8.30 Cops: Adults Only. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE The Delta Force. (1986) (MA15+) Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin. 11.40 Nash Bridges. (M)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Malcolm. 7.30 Fresh Off The Boat. (PG) 8.00 Rules Of Engagement. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE She’s Out Of My League. (2010) (M) 10.35 Raymond.
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MY MY FUN
ARIES (MAR 21-APR 20)
TAURUS (APR 21-MAY 21)
GEMINI (MAY 22-JUN 21)
Rams can be a selfish lot, as you become self-absorbed with your daily dramas. But, with the full moon and Neptune highlighting your humanitarian side, it’s a wonderful week to re-connect with others and help those around you.
If you expect a domestic matter to proceed at a cracking pace then you’ll be disappointed. Everything will take longer than expected, as retro Mercury muddles proceedings and the full moon provides distracting detours along the way.
After three long weeks, thank goodness Mercury (your patron planet) finally goes direct on Tuesday. Communication, conversation, business, education and travel should all gradually improve as the week progresses.
ACROSS 1 5 8 9 10 12 14 15 17 18 21 22 24 25
Trick to gain publicity (7) Provide (5) Emblem of Canada (5,4) Naughty (3) Category (4) Symbol of Texas (4,4) Nonsense (6) Limp (6) Emblem of Ireland (8) A quick look (4) Advantage (3) US national bird (4,5) Fashion (5) Fragmentary (7)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 11 13 14 16 19 20 23
Entire range (5) Chart (3) Notion (4) Continue (4,2) Debilitate (8) Moot (9) Rather old (7) Stamp-collecting (9) Fearsome (8) Talk over (7) Weighing machine (6) Religious devotion (5) To mock (4) Interval (3)
JUNIOR X-WORD 1
I E L C C D O O R
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Rules: Form as many words as possible. Each word must contain the centre letter. Plurals made by adding “s” are not counted.
GOOD 19 BETTER 29 BEST 39
CANCER (JUN 22-JUL 23)
LEO (JUL 24-AUG 23)
VIRGO (AUG 24-SEP 23)
With retrograde Mercury, nebulous Neptune and a loopy full moon, things won’t run smoothly. Especially with communication, education and travel. If you adapt to circumstances, and accept mistakes with good grace, then you’ll manage fine.
Self-delusion is a danger early in the week. Be clear in the way you explain things to other people, otherwise your meaning will be scrambled. Then Mercury goes direct (in your sign) so communication should start to improve from Wednesday.
This week’s stars highlight your helpful nature and your strong desire to be of service to others. But do other people actually require your assistance? With Mars moving into your sign, be careful you’re not just being a bossy meddler.
LIBRA (SEP 24-OCT 23)
SCORPIO (OCT 24-NOV 22)
SAGITTARIUS (NOV 23-DEC 21)
Have you been burning the midnight oil and now you’re suffering? Or have you been running around on auto-pilot, making careless mistakes? With the Sun and Mars both hibernating in your solitude zone, it’s the perfect week to go AWOL.
Early in the week Neptune, Mercury and the full moon all shine a spotlight on how you communicate with others. Especially a child, lover or friend. If you don’t take the time to listen to what they are saying, then you’ll get your wires crossed.
A friend or family member is looking to you for emotional support, inspiration or encouragement. Not criticism or tactless comments. So adjust your approach accordingly. Mars charges through your career zone from Tuesday until October 22.
CAPRICORN (DEC 22-JAN 20)
AQUARIUS (JAN 21-FEB 19)
PISCES (FEB 20-MAR 20)
Avoid being gullible early in the week, when Mercury is still retrograde and someone may try to pull the wool over your eyes. Stay alert. Aim to channel Wednesday’s full moon energy into friendships, community projects or humanitarian pursuits.
This week Neptune and the full moon scramble your financial antennae. So it’s not a good time to borrow funds, invest or lend money to others, as you’re liable to make decisions based on your emotions (which are fluctuating wildly under the full moon).
The planets confuse love and communication, so be careful you’re not viewing people through rose-coloured glasses. Creative inspiration is highlighted, but don’t get so carried away that you head into the realm of pure fantasy.
Solve all the clues and reveal the eight-letter word spelled down the middle of the grid.
John Burningham book, The - Bed The cute Mogwai in Gremlins The pelican in Finding Nemo Instrument, a pair of drums The boy who wouldn’t grow up, - Pan Mickey Mouse’s dog and a dwarf planet Charlie Brown‘s best friend Blue Mr. Man with red nose, Mr. -
4 9 6
7 8 5 4 1
9 6 3 1 5
LAST WEEK’S SOLUTION
3 9 2
2 5 7 8 9 4 1 3 6
4 3 6 5 7 1 8 9 2
1 8 9 6 2 3 4 5 7
3 6 2 7 4 5 9 8 1
9 4 8 1 3 6 2 7 5
7 1 5 2 8 9 3 6 4
5 9 1 4 6 8 7 2 3
6 2 3 9 1 7 5 4 8
8 7 4 3 5 2 6 1 9 0109
9-LETTER WORD: ceorl, cicero, cider, circle, circled, cleric, clod, code, coil, coiled, cold, colder, cole, colic, cooed, cool, cooled, cooler, coolie, cord, core, cored, credo, cried, CROCODILE, deco, decor, dice, dicer, docile, iced, lice, loci, loco, locoed, oleic, recoil, relic, rice
JUNIOR X-WORD: Magic, Gizmo, Nigel, Bongo, Peter, Pluto, Linus, Worry (MONOPOLY)
CROSSWORD: ACROSS: 1 Gimmick 5 Endue 8 Maple leaf 9 Bad 10 Type 12 Lone star 14 Drivel 15 Flabby 17 Shamrock 18 Peep 21 Use 22 Bald eagle 24 Style 25 Scrappy DOWN: 1 Gamut 2 Map 3 Idea 4 Keep on 5 Enfeeble 6 Debatable 7 Elderly 11 Philately 13 Terrible 14 Discuss 16 Scales 19 Piety 20 Jeer 23 Gap
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THE LAST WORD
80s KIDS MOVIES THAT STILL ROCK Richard O’Leary takes a trip down memory lane watching Back to the Future with his kids.
ne of the things I cherish most about being a dad is being able to share with my children some of the cool stuff I did when I was a kid, whether it be climbing trees, playing Monopoly or most recently watching movies from the ‘80s. For a few months now, my wife and I have been trying to get the boys to choose Back To The Future for our Friday movie night, but they’ve resisted, mainly due to the lame trailer we showed them. If you get a second go to YouTube and take a look at it, Neighbours promos looks classy in comparison. It’s amazing anyone turned up to watch the movie at all. But after launching a concerted communication campaign over many weeks, our six- and eight-year-olds finally succumbed last Friday and we all sat down to watch the first instalment of the series, starring a young Michael J Fox. Having seen the movie dozens of times,
I paid just as much attention to the reactions of my boys as they took it all in – concerned the movie may not have aged as well as I had hoped. I shouldn’t have worried; my boys screamed in horror when the younger version of Marty’s mum tries to kiss him,
“This experience has provided my wife and I with a time machine…” laughed when Biff’s car fills with manure, and twisted themselves in knots when the wire cable unplugs just before the lightning is expected to strike the town clock. They rode every scene, just like we did all those years ago, and cheered with delight when Marty saves his parent’s courtship and
his family’s future. The only question my boys had when it was all finished was, “can we watch Back to the Future 2 tomorrow night?” Which we did – although it’s a bit strange when the future depicted in the sequel was actually two years ago and my boys couldn’t help but point out how many things the movie got wrong (to be fair, it got a lot right: more robots, computerised petrol stations, fingerprint scanners and drones). In many ways, this experience has provided my wife and I with a time machine to teleport our kids to the other wonders of the ‘80s, that decidedly weird decade that gave us leg warmers, the Rubik’s Cube, heat sensitive shirts and Cabbage Patch Kids. I wonder if I could find some fluoro socks for them to wear before we watch Back to the Future 3 next week? email@example.com
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