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round one million Australians tuned in night after night to watch Sasha Mielczarek attempt to win the heart of Sam Frost in the 2015 debut season of The Bachelorette. Now, he is putting his identity and popularity to good use by promoting the importance of men’s health. Sasha is a Movember ambassador and as the month of moustaches kicked off, we caught up with the 31-year-old to talk about prostate cancer education and mental health awareness. Sasha, a construction manager, is a man’s man and yet he’s willing to break down communication barriers and encourage other guys to speak out. You can read his story on page 10. Those readers who posses the travel bug will enjoy our six-page My travel section this month. From a short getaway to Brisbane through to family escapes, hot deals and holidaying in Italy, there is something for everyone. It begins on page 32. This week you may also notice a couple of changes to My Weekly Preview. You will now find columnist Richard O’Leary on our opinion page each fortnight, where he will continue to share his witty insights. Meanwhile, our puzzles page is now located in the middle of the magazine and it will be revamped in coming weeks. Finally, the TV guide closes the publication on the last two pages. Please feel free to email me with your feedback.

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EYE IN THE SKY Where do you live? Woody Point.

If you could change one thing on the Sunshine Coast, what would it be? The Sunshine Coast has developed a lot since growing up here back in the ’80s. Can we go back to then?

First job? Trainee announcer at 4SS (now Mix FM).

Best day in your life? The birth of my daughter.

What are you currently working on? Traffic reports. It’s mid-afternoon and I work split shifts, AM and PM for drivers heading to work and home again.

Can you nominate a day in your life that turned out to be a turning point and why? The day I nearly drowned in the surf and found out I needed open heart surgery to replace my aortic valve. That was 10 years ago this year.

Your family includes. . . Daughter Peyton and dog Benson. First car? Red Ford Escort with a sunroof and roof racks for the surfboard. Totally cool right?! Was a regular at Alexandra Headland and Maroochydore with that little beast. Favourite book? Not a huge reader but Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell. What are you reading now? My Facebook feed. Keeps me going for hours.

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“If you tell the truth, it becomes part of your past. If you lie, it becomes part of your future”

Favourite song? After being in the radio industry since I was 15, it’s pretty hard to narrow it down to just one. September by Earth, Wind & Fire is close but after a quick scan through my Spotify faves folder, there are lots of songs by Pitbull, Jamiroquai, and The Whitlams and plenty of laidback, chilled house music. I’m a big fan of Australian music. Australian Crawl was the first band I saw live as a kid in Caloundra. Best advice you’ve been given? If you tell the truth, it becomes part of your past. If you lie, it becomes part of your future.

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What achievement are you most proud of? Having lasted in the radio industry and doing what I love my whole life. You are happiest when? I’m awake, every day is a gift to be opened and enjoyed.

What frustrates you the most? Red lights, traffic congestion, slow cars in the fast lane. How do you deal with your frustrations? Spend more time in a helicopter than on the road. If you could tell your 18-year-old self anything what would it be? Have more fun, take more chances, think less about what people think. Tea or coffee? Green tea or chai latte.

What is your favourite place on the Sunshine Coast? Can’t beat a day in the hinterland, a morning at the markets or a trip to the beach. Also a visit to Dad’s at Bli Bli. Must get up there again soon and take him out on the paddleboard.

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Movember ambassadors are again reminding Australian men to stop shaving and start talking – to their GPs, their families and each other. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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he Connoisseur, the Trucker, the Freestyler, and the Magnum – Sasha Mielczarek has sported one of these moustache styles every year since 2003. The 31-year-old construction manager has been a dedicated Mo Bro, raising funds for prostate cancer research and spreading awareness during Movember for 14 years, but it wasn’t until two years ago, when he was the one chosen by Sam Frost in the first season of Australia’s The Bachelorette, that he became a recognisable face. Mr Mielczarek says although he and Ms Frost have since parted ways, his profile and passion for supporting Movember led him to become an ambassador for the organisation in 2015, alongside former INXS member Kirk Pengilly, a man with an undeniably distinctive moustache. The reason for Mr Mielczarek’s tireless work for Movember is a personal one. His grandfather and father have both battled prostate cancer and he lost his great-uncle and, more recently, a dear friend to the disease. He says, “My grandfather still has complications from his surgery and my dad was only 47 when he had prostate cancer in 2010. My Sasha Mielczarek friend, who I worked with for seven years, was only 57 years old and he suffered in silence. “The chances are that I will have it down the track, given it is hereditary. But I am so passionate about raising awareness because, unlike my friend, men don’t have to suffer in silence. More men die of prostate cancer than women do of breast cancer and it is largely due to it not being detected early enough.” Mr Mielczarek says he uses the visual cue of seeing men starting to sprout moustaches as a trigger to remember to book in for his annual health check. “Everyone thinks you have to go and get a finger up the bum, but it’s as simple as getting a PSA [prostate-specific antigen] blood test and if levels are not high, you won’t need to have the old-style examination done,” he says. “I use it as a time to get a full check-up done, but it’s not a huge deal and it could save your life. Prostate cancer is curable if you get onto it early enough.” Sunshine Coast consultant radiation

oncologist Dr Marcel Knesl says some of the early symptoms of prostate cancer include a change in urinary flow, waking frequently in the night to go to the toilet, and pelvic pain. Dr Knesl, who splits his time between the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and the Radiation Oncology Centre in Maroochydore, says if anyone over the age of 40 experiences these symptoms, or has a family history of prostate cancer, he should visit his general practitioner and request a PSA test. “Results are measured with a Gleason score [GS] out of 10. If your first PSA has a score of well under one, your risk is very low and you won’t need another check for five years. But if it is over one, say around 1.5, you would repeat it in a year’s time to see if it is increasing,” he explains. “When you get to a GS of six, it is a slow-growing cancer with no required treatment and the patient will be placed on active surveillance. For a GS seven to 10, we recommend treatment and there are two options – prostatectomy or radiotherapy. Both procedures give you the exact same final outcome in terms of local control and overall survival, but have different side effects.” Dr Knesl says advances in technology mean men can now have a pelvic prostate MRI scan, which can identify a cancerous nodule in the prostate, much the same as a mammogram can detect cancer in breast tissue. “Patients whose prostate cancer is diagnosed early are completely cured of their cancer, or have it well controlled, and they should have a normal life expectancy,” he says. “We know that some of the best preventative actions to reduce risk of all cancers are regular exercise, maintaining a good BMI and eating a plant-based diet.” Although Movember’s roots are firmly planted in prostate cancer awareness, the organisation has now moved into the mental health space, encouraging men to open up to one another to reduce the prevalence of depression and high rates of suicide among Australian men. “Given that I work in the construction industry and three out of four suicides are men, for me, it’s all about getting men to open up and talk about things,” Mr Mielczarek says.

“The Unmute Campaign that was run by Movember is about getting blokes to get together, go fishing and chew the fat”

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COVER STORY “The Unmute campaign that was run by Movember is about getting blokes to get together, go fishing and chew the fat, or jump in the car and talk sh**. “I’ve had my own mental health battles recently and I found I was promoting all this stuff, but wasn’t doing them myself.” With a strong physical presence, Mr Mielczarek looks like a stereotypical man’s man, but he says the media whirlwind that followed his every move after The Bachelorette hit him hard and was further compounded when things didn’t work out for him and Ms Frost. “The whole thing with them publishing rumours and spinning everything… I wasn’t dealing with it. I wasn’t talking about it and just tried to move on,” he says. “I had also lost my grandmother a year ago very suddenly. We were very close and she was a huge influence on my life. I had blocked this out until that point.” Mr Mielczarek says his mum didn’t believe his insistence that he was fine when she asked if something was wrong during a phone conversation. “She had a sense that something wasn’t right and drove down to meet me once I got home from the gym. Mum’s always been there for me and if I need to tell someone anything it would be Mum. I got emotional talking to her and it felt great getting it off

my chest. I began to feel like things were turning around,” he says. “This was only a small mental health journey for me, but it affected everything. Others suffer a lot more and still find it hard to reach out.” The move to change the mentality that men have to be strong and ‘suck it up’ or ‘drink a glass of concrete’ is one Mr Mielczarek says is slowly gaining traction. “Back in the day, there was a huge stigma around it, but in the job sites I work on, I am also open about supporting people in mental health,” he says. “I have done a MATES in Construction course to be a mental first aider to support them and help to patch them up if they need advice on what to do or where to go to seek help. “I run a site with 260 guys and I have created an environment where the majority of the guys are comfortable with approaching me and they are absolutely not ostracised for doing so. I can talk to them on their level and share my own struggles to show how we all go through things. “Everyone’s different though. Some people struggle for a bit and then they’re okay, but others suffer constantly. It can impact on your work, physical fitness, family life, and you can start to develop addictions to drugs and alcohol to mask the issue, because it becomes the only way to feel good about yourself.” Mr Mielczarek says woman can also support Movember by raising funds and awareness throughout the month. “A lady at my company had a great time drawing a moustache on her face or wearing a fake one every day of the month, so anyone can get involved,” he says. “We want to stop men from dying too young. Prostate cancer is curable and mental health is curable. We need to encourage the men in our lives to seek help for both their physical and mental health this Movember.”

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• One in two Australian men has had a mental health problem at some point in his life. • Three out of four suicides are men. • An estimated 16,665 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2017. • Prostate cancer will account for 12.5 per cent of male deaths from cancer this year. • In 2017, it is estimated that the risk of a male being diagnosed with prostate cancer by his 85th birthday will be one in seven.

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Psychology Café clinical director Dr Robi Sonderegger says men by nature are problem solvers who are “not great fans of talking about their feelings”. “When there’s a problem a man cannot fix, there may be a ‘perceived’ failure or inadequacy on their part. These are not features men typically like to associate with their sense of self,” he says. “Character helps form a man’s identity, which is inherently tied in with his selfworth. If a man perceives he has a flaw in his character, his self-worth is potentially jeopardised. As such, men may be tempted to engage in ‘self-worth protection’.” This means they artificially prop up and protect what they think of themselves, but this is done at the expense of who they are.

“Not only do we not like to talk about our problems and therefore cover, mask or disguise them, we can tend to overcompensate in other areas of our life. As such, for many men, mental health problems can have stigma attached.” Dr Sonderegger says he established Mooloolaba’s Psychology Café, which features an informal coffee space, to lessen the stigma of going to see a clinical psychologist. “Seeing a psychologist is no different to getting advice from an accountant, architect, solicitor or sporting coach,” he says. “All of these professional and education services are focused on helping their clients succeed. Psychologists are life coaches who do the same – we equip and empower clients with life skills to help them not just survive, but to thrive.” Dr Sonderegger says when the mental and emotional challenges of daily life start to interfere with behaviour it is “time for a check-up from the neck up”. “If you have a mate who seems to be struggling, where thoughts and feelings are impacting their work and relationships, tell them it’s time to check in with the mind mechanic and get a service,” he says. “Every man regularly maintains and services his vehicle to not only help with optimal performance, but also to ensure its longevity. The same is true is seeking professional help. Recognise the red light on the dashboard and go do something about it. A mental tune-up goes a long way not just towards resolving problems, but helping life run a little more smoothly.”

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WATCH FOR WILDLIFE DURING TRAUMA SEASON Wildlife is actively on the move across the region as we enter peak trauma season, which will continue until February. Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital vets are on high alert as native wildlife begin their search for a mate, a new suitable habitat or to simply venture away from their mothers for the first time, leaving them more vulnerable to injuries caused by coming into conflict with vehicles, people and urban places. As much as 30 per cent of the wildlife hospital admissions are for animals that are hit by cars. The second most common cause for admissions are attacks from domestic pets.

FULL MOON DANCE CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY On the next full moon, hundreds of groovers will gather in the Verrierdale Hall to celebrate their love of first-class live original music and foster a vibrant community spirit. It is something they have done for the past 30 years, and on November 4, the Full Moon Dance will be headlined by jazz/reggae act Kooii on their national tour, the Coast’s Darren Percival with his soul group Funkalotamus, NZ reggae band Paua and DJ Favourite Son mixing up the grooves in the outdoor garden area. The Full Moon Dance 30th celebrations are on at the hall at 460 Verrierdale Road. Tickets are $28.60 and available at oztix.com.au.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has received almost 12 million survey forms for the voluntary same-sex marriage survey, which equates to around 75 per cent of voters. The Bureau has sent out forms to approximately 16 million eligible Australians to vote on whether same-sex couples should be allowed to marry in the $122-million survey. Postal forms must be received by 6pm on November 7 to be included in the count. The final results of the controversial survey will be announced on November 15.

ELECTION CALLED FOR NOVEMBER The next state election will be held on November 25. Although Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk previously indicated an election would not take place until 2018, the premier says the snap election will create “certainty” and “stability for business”. “Let’s not forget next year we have the Commonwealth Games here in Queensland, and I want all eyes focused on Queensland and what we can do. I think people want to focus on Christmas and go into the New Year ... and also I need my government continuing to deliver on our commitments.”

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WRITING A NEW SCRIPT TO DRIVE INNOVATION More than 100 people from across the Sunshine Coast region gathered at the Maroochy River Golf Club to celebrate the launch of the Sunshine Coast Regional Innovation Program (#SCRIPT). The purpose of the program is to drive innovation, boost economic Mark Jamieson, #SCRIPT’s Nicole opportunities and create jobs across the Mayor Duguid and Shoes of Prey co-founder Mike region. The program was developed Knapp through extensive consultation with the community and business sector, and is a co-funded partnership with 26 entities, including Sunshine Coast Council, Noosa Council, Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast, and local business and industry. For more information about the program, visit digitalsunshinecoast.com.au.

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$3 MILLION LOCAL BATON BEARERS REVEALED Some of the Sunshine Coast’s most recognisable faces will be among those participating in the GC2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay. Child safety advocates Bruce and Denise Morcombe, Paralympian Marayke Jonkers, young pilot Lachlan Smart (pictured), author Samara Welbourne, athlete Kristy Ellis and environmental crusader Rhondda Alexander have been named among the 24 baton bearers that will bear the Queen’s Baton as it passes through Caloundra on March 27 next year on its journey around the world. It has been travelling around the world since March 13, when it set off from Buckingham Palace.

There is more than $3 million in unclaimed Golden Casket division one prizes on the Sunshine Coast. Golden Casket is yet to hear the winning scream of delight from a Saturday, October 14 Gold Lotto player, who purchased their entry at Aussie News, within the Aussie World Village. The Sunshine Coast entry was one of two division one winning entries nationally in draw 3781. Each took home a division one prize of $2,008,468.44. There is another unclaimed division one prize worth $1.024 million from the Monday and Wednesday Gold Lotto draw 3618 on December 19, 2016. The ticket was purchased from Cotton Tree News.

CARLTON TO TRAIN ON THE SUNSHINE COAST Carlton is the latest club to announce the Coast as its AFL pre-season training venue in the hope of joining the last five premiership teams, who won after training in the region. Tourism, Sport and Major Events Portfolio Councillor Jason O’Pray says it is great to have the Blues join Richmond, Western Bulldogs and Melbourne as the clubs confirmed for camps prior to the 2018 season. “Our region seems to have become a winning formula for professional football teams, with the last five AFL premiership winners all holding pre-season training camps here,” Cr O’Pray says.

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unshine Plaza has entered a bold new era of ticketless paid parking, but before you worry that your trips to the shops will become a more expensive exercise, consider this – more than 90 per cent of shoppers won’t pay a cent to park their cars. Long before the Smart Park system came online for all parking areas south of Cornmeal Creek, including Woolworths, Michael Manwaring Coles, behind Toys R Us and Rebel car parks, on November 1, Sunshine Plaza centre manager Michael Manwaring says they crunched the numbers to see how effective it would be. “We looked at customer’s shopping behaviour and the industry benchmarks that have been set in similar shopping centre car parks around the country and what we’ve found is the average customer stays here just shy of two hours, unless they are going to see a movie,” he says. “With the first three hours free, those who spend over $150 can have their parking validated and those who watch a movie can scan their movie ticket at the pay station, type in their rego and get their fourth hour free. It’s very simple.” Mr Manwaring says the decision was made to move towards paid parking to ensure customers were given the opportunity to access the best available parking bays. “A lot of local businesses used to have staff parking on site, so this will free up the bays,” he says. “The maximum anyone will pay is $20 a day and it is very back-end heavy. This is purely so we can deter long-term parking. For those who stay beyond three hours and don’t qualify for additional free parking, costs will start at just $2.” Smart Park comes as all six levels of the new 15-metretall Kmart car park was opened, providing more than 800 additional spaces. As part of construction of the new car park, 9200 tonnes of concrete was poured, and it took 13 months and more than 370,000 worker hours to build. The new car park, along with the existing car parks near the Woolworths and the Coles buildings, have been

upgraded with parking bay indicator technology, which provides drivers with clear visual indicators of which areas have available car parks. Mr Manwaring says the express ramp into the new Kmart car park, which comes off Amaroo Avenue and provides drivers with direct access to level two or the option to connect to the Myer car park, is a popular addition. While the car parks are moving ahead in leaps and bounds, progress on the construction of the new retail arm of the centre, which will include a David Jones and Big W, took a bit of a hit with the recent deluge of rain. Mr Manwaring says 314 millimetres of rain was recorded throughout October on the site, and “most of that came in two days”. With excavation works already completed, water pumps and a filtration system needed to be activated to treat water that had flooded the site before moving it into the stormwater drains. “There is a wet weather calendar built in [the construction timetable] so we have the processes to deal with that,” he says. “At the moment, we are laying floors and slabs for David Jones. The slab for Big W has already been done and the undercover car park underneath Big W has already been poured. While nothing new in the way of retail will be open for Christmas this year, we are aiming to open for Christmas next year.” When the centre’s $400 million redevelopment is complete, the Plaza will have 5000 car parks and will grow from 73,000 to more than 107,000 square metres. Artist’s impression, subject to further design development and approvals

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he underperformance of the Australian equity market has been particularly noticeable of late, and stems from anxiety around earnings and the economy. Nevertheless, a slow and sustained grind into the 5800 to 6000 range for the S&P/ASX 200 is possible over the next 12 months, in our view. Since 2014, the Australian equity market has lagged global equities. One reason is lowered expectations around domestic economic activity. Australia’s annual GDP growth slowed to 1.8 per cent in 2Q17. This compares to three per cent in 1Q14 and the slowest pace since 3Q09. It also compares to US GDP growth, which has picked up from 1.7 per cent to 2.2 per cent since 1Q14. Further our forecasts of GDP growth for Australia have been downgraded from three per cent to 2.3 per cent for 2017, and 3.2 per cent to 2.7 per cent for 2018. The gap in economic performance between Australia and the rest of the world, therefore, seems to be narrowing. The other reason is the lack of consistency in company earnings. Even though earnings growth is expected in FY17 to FY19, the slowdown towards mid-single-digit earnings growth will mean it falls below the growth available offshore of about 10 per cent per annum in FY18 and FY19. Notwithstanding the dull backdrop for Australia, we think the market can go higher. However, we see it as a slow grind. This assumes earnings growth in Australia settles in the low single digits. It also assumes help from interest rates staying where they are, and the AUD declining towards the mid-70s. Our current sector preferences are integrated utilities, which we recommend accumulating. At the other end are the discretionary retailers, which we recommend lightening. We see integrated utilities benefiting from the tailwinds of higher electricity prices. While regulation is a potential risk, our view is that government-induced price suppression may deter further industry investment, and therefore only extends the reliability issues. In most cases, we think discretionary retailers may have seen a peak in earnings, with competition set to increase while consumer discretionary spending is being limited by low wage growth, household indebtedness and rising energy prices.

Darryl Watt is a Representative of Ord Minnett Limited, AFS Licence 237121 and Ord Minnett Financial Planning Pty Ltd, AFS Licence 237122. This article contains general financial advice only and does not consider your personal circumstances.

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ore than 1500 people wore red shirts in a show of solidarity to support the 13th annual Walk for Daniel last Friday and in a glimpse of what lies ahead for the future of the foundation, thousands more students from 2800 schools around the country tuned in to an online broadcast from their classrooms to watch Bruce and Denise Morcombe present the inaugural Australia’s Biggest Child Safety Lesson. The foundation was established in 2005, two years after Mr and Mrs Morcombe’s son Daniel was abducted and murdered. The foundation has become a lasting legacy to Daniel and now has two main aims – to educate children on how to stay safe in a physical and online environment, and to support young victims of crime. The new CEO of the Daniel Morcombe Foundation, Holly Brennan, says while a large portion of the country is aware of Daniel’s story and actively participates in the Day for Daniel, the small but dedicated team of six part-time workers and the large contingent of volunteers continue to work year-round to increase the reach of the foundation’s important messages. The Morcombes have spent more than a

Denise and Bruce Morcombe have worked tirelessly to spread the child safety message decade travelling the country to deliver child safety lessons and now Ms Brennan, who has served on the foundation’s board for five years, has taken on the role to allow the Morcombes to enjoy time with their family. Ms Brennan says the foundation’s focus for the next 12 months will be on boosting resources for parents and caregivers to equip them with the right tools to open the lines of communication with children. “A lot of teachers and parents lack

confidence and sometimes feel uncomfortable having these conversations and we want these resources and, in the future, webinars to help them through this. “We don’t want out children to grow up with fear, but we need to structure the conversations calmly around positive actions the children can take to feel in control and we start with the message that their body belongs to them. “Child abuse has been viewed in a

shameful way in the past, but we are all learning that it’s okay to talk about child abuse and sexual abuse and we need to remind children that they won’t get in trouble if they tell someone that this has happened to them.” Ms Brennan says the stranger danger message is becoming less relevant as the majority of child abuse and child sexual abuse cases are linked to someone known to the child. “Children need to know ... they can reach out for help and if they are scared or worried, that someone will always be there for them to listen,” she says. With more than 356,000 Facebook followers, the strength of the social media presence of the foundation allows the team to communicate directly with the large contingent of families who have become the backbone of the foundation. “It is these people that allow us to exist. “The foundation can only operate thanks to the mums and dads funding our work, which is quite amazing,’’ Ms Brennan says.

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have ordered something online (again) that is potentially a family game-changer. It could make me Mum Of The Year. I may go from zero status to hero status when it comes to cooking for my tribe of beautiful children. I have ordered The Australian Women’s Weekly Children’s Birthday Cake Book. Well played, me! The bible has recently been republished in its original glory, complete with the choo-choo train on the cover. most popular of all the styles. I am grateful this little gem from our childhood is back in our lives. The cake cookbook was first released in 1980 and today it sits in one million households around the country. We all have primal memories of what cake we had – or did not have – for our birthdays. My best friend Nicola had the Dolly Varden cake. Oh, how I coveted that cake. Nicola also had a Cabbage Patch kid and the entire Smurf collection. When I was about seven, everyone seemed to have the Old Lady In A Shoe cake. And of course, who could forget the beautiful butterfly or the Humpty Dumpty cake? Those days were simpler when it came to parties. We had cordial. We played red rover in our undies under the sprinkler and we had cake. And the cakes were not deconstructed, they were not croquembouche, they were not six tiers with lime infused macaroons and flowers on each level. They were big and bold and

full of colour and they looked homemade. But spoilt brat me never had the cake I truly wanted. My mum was too busy raising three children by herself. I do remember one year, Mum made me the Hickory Dickory Dock cake. I was so excited. We talked about it for weeks. But Mumsy could not find a chocolate lolly mouse to put on the cake, so she made one out of our prunes. Can you imagine my embarrassment and disappointment when I saw the rodent sitting on my cake made of gross prunes? But now I have the chance to relive my childhood and make all the classics for my kids. My kids’ parties have been welldocumented for how ridiculous they are. When my daughter turned one, I ordered 40 inflatable flamingos for the pool and we had a sea of pink flamingo feathers over the entire backyard. I have learned along the way. Life has become busier and these days, I love a good outsource. My middle boy is turning five and we are invading the Kawana Aquatic Centre to celebrate. I do not have to clean my house or worry about the toilet seat being left down. He wants a shark and scuba diving cake. And if the cake goes pear-shaped (there is a pretty good chance it will), well we can say it’s an exploding blue volcano. The kids will not actually care as long as there are heaps of cream and lollies and not a single prune.

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e nearly called our eldest son Archer. My wife just liked the name, but for me it would have been the ultimate tip of the hat to my favourite event of the year, the Melbourne Cup. As it turned out, like many an entry in the race itself, the first horse called when the barriers open is not necessarily the name of the nag that crosses the line first. (At least I didn’t contemplate the first horse to win the Melbourne Cup after Archer’s two-in-a-row – that would have just been cruel).* I love the Cup, it’s my favourite day of the year. You can have your Christmases and birthdays and wedding anniversaries (that last date will mean you can bet your last dollar that my wife will actually read this column for the first time in a long while), but I will take the race that stops the nation every time. To give you some idea of my passion for the great handicap, I’ll tell you about ‘Bart’s Ten Commandments’. That’s the name of a newspaper article I have carried around with me for a decade or so, which details the secrets to training a winner of the Melbourne Cup according to one James Bartholomew (Bart) Cummings. I‘ve been lucky enough to have written columns and stories in a number of newspapers and magazines here and overseas – but I don’t carry clippings of them around with me – but ‘Bart’s Ten Commandments’ has stayed in whichever

bedside drawer I’ve had, for many a year. The chances of me ever being asked to train a horse in The Cup are about the same as me running in it – but that hasn’t stopped me from holding onto the sage advice from the bloke who won the race a dozen times. I’ve listened or watched every running of the 3200-metre event for more than four decades. In my teens, I could name every winner from 1861 onwards. When I lived in Dublin, I got my dad to

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call me in the middle of the night to put the phone up to the radio so I could hear Media Puzzle win – and I’d backed it. I’ve only attended the event once – it was the year Might and Power led from go to whoa (although till this day I still think that Doriemus pipped him on the post – despite having backed him). This year, I’ll probably watch it at work with a few bets in my pocket, a lifetime of memories in my head, and a willingness to be wowed by another instalment of this remarkable race. *The winner of the third Melbourne Cup was a three-year-old colt called Banker.

Richard O’Leary is a journalist, a political adviser and a father who knows there’s a deeper meaning to life, but struggles to find it.

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THE SKY’S THE LIMIT FOR JAN Captain Jan Becker has added another award to her collection, after becoming USC’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2017. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.

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Captain Jan Becker addresses the audience at the USC Outstanding Alumni Awards

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peaking to Captain Jan Becker is like getting a shot of positivity straight into a vein. A vibrant and funny woman, she is a powerhouse in both her work and family life. She was recently named the University of the Sunshine Coast’s (USC) Outstanding Alumnus for 2017, an award she said would help put the sad state of neonatal health in Tanzania on the map. A helicopter pilot, nurse, midwife and CEO of Marcoola company Becker Helicopters, the largest helicopter flight academy in the Southern Hemisphere, the Coolum mother of two volunteers in Tanzania four times a year, training midwives in neonatal resuscitation and delivering up to 100 babies a day. “Tanzania has the worst statistics for neonatal baby and mother survival in the world,” says Captain Becker. “The work is raw and it’s real and it’s happening on the same planet that we live on here.” Captain Becker graduated from USC in 2009 with a Bachelor of Nursing Science and recently embarked on a PhD at USC, looking at the ‘silent voices of the midwives’ of Sub-Saharan Africa – managing neonatal resuscitation and very early neonatal death. Not bad for someone who says they weren’t academic and failed at school, making her Outstanding Alumnus award all the more meaningful. “I always felt stupid at school, I never fitted in,” she says, adding that it was a culture shock to move to New Zealand in high school after having grown up in Singapore, where her father was involved in setting up a helicopter business which serviced the oil industry.

She and husband Mike, a helicopter pilot, were high school sweethearts. They moved to Australia in 1986 and 10 years later, launched Becker Helicopters. On the first day of business, it poured rain all day and Captain Becker was in labour with her second child. “I remember saying to Mike, ‘what’s plan B, what’s going to happen if this doesn’t work, we’ve bought a bloody helicopter, we’ve got no students, are you shi**ing me’? He said, ‘there is no plan B’. I remember thinking, oh my god, I love this guy. He told me later he was just as terrified.” Today, the company is a $20-million business with a fleet of 18 Bell 206 turbine helicopters and a fixed-wing Duchess aircraft that they use to provide 15,000 to 18,000 hours of pilot training a year to an annual cohort of about 120 students. It specialises in training pilots to fly using night vision goggles, which draws clients from around the world, including allied military forces. “It’s easy for people to see success, they see the awards; they’re brilliant things to have, but so is having a brilliant relationship. I’ve always said I could live in a bark hut with Mike, as long as our babies are with us. “When we first started the company up we had no money, we were sued, and we went from having equity to having no equity. There were dark, dark days. I even did feng shui on the office – I had this stupid pot plant that faced north. I thought we’d go broke in business before we were successful and we nearly did. But it’s no secret we worked out butts off and six years after writing the strategic plan, we signed a

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PROFILE $30-million contract and that changed the business overnight.” While her daughters Michaela and Chase were young (they’re now 21 and 22), Captain Becker completed a Masters in Civil Aviation while they napped. “The Masters I did was gold,” she says. “It was an international course with students from all over the world and I did a thesis on night vision goggles, which is now the pinnacle of our success.” Captain Becker’s innovation and business leadership with Becker Helicopters have earned her numerous honours, including the Telstra Business Women’s Queensland Business Owner Award, the Telstra Australian Medium Business Award and the Queensland Premier’s Innovation Export Award. She sits on three boards, including the Helicopter Association International and the Prince Charles Hospital Foundation, and is also Chair of the Cherish Foundation. But no honour comes close to that of saving the life of a baby and she has now set up an NGO in Tanzania, Midwife Vision, to offer education, global community participation, professional support, and resources to midwives at Amana Referral Hospital in Dar es Salaam. “There are pockets of absolute happiness when you resuscitate a baby and it lives, and pockets of despair on the flip side,” she says. “I never imagined it would become this big, I never imagined we would start our own NGO. But it became evident that somebody has to be the pilot in command, to make things happen, and things don’t happen without money and the generosity of volunteers. “I love it, it’s completely different,” she says. “It’s a second home professionally. You just get in and roll your sleeves up. Mike is on the board in Tanzania and our daughter Chase comes with us. There’s so much to be done and we couldn’t do it without a team. We’re setting up a transfer business, a bit like the Uber model, to transport mothers to hospital and with that same van we can take equipment to and from the hospital. It will start slowly – it’s funded from here initially. “Mike came last year and said we could fix the electricity and the plumbing, they had running water for the first time in the labour ward, we got the theatre light fixed so they could do caesarean sections. “They try so hard over there but they’re strapped by manpower and money. Mike got into the labour ward and painted and got new equipment. It changed the face of everybody. Suddenly we saw hope instead of despair, we got the cleaners engaged, got them T-shirts and brand-new mops. “I think the thing that’s so important is it doesn’t matter how much we do, every little bit helps. If you put a plug in a sink with a dripping tap, eventually it fills up. It has taken us years to develop relationships. Most people don’t go back – they just do the swoop and run. We are working with the local people. It’s their ownership, it’s their nation, it’s their myweeklypreview.com.au

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Jan Becker with a newborn in Tanzania babies. Sometimes you just want people to say, you’re not invisible. I see you. We’re not here to change the world, we’re just here to do our bit.” Captain Becker is back in Tanzania this month, organising a documentary to be filmed over 10 weeks, tracking the progress they’re making. One of the touching stories that may make it onto our TV screens next year is one of Captain Becker’s many initiatives. She collects hand-knitted beanies from across Australia and New Zealand to take to the babies in Tanzania, to let the parents and babies know they’re not alone. “We’re getting 17 or 18 box loads at a time,” she says. “Sometimes retired people are at a loss as to how to make a difference. A nanny in Australia just wants to give them a little bit of love and then they become global citizens. They knit the most beautiful twin sets, booties and beanies, but no one here on the Sunshine Coast wants them, they just want to buy stuff from OshKosh. “An old man drove up the other day. His wife had died and she’d been a knitter. He said she’d want all the wool to go to the babies. It’s golden threads of connection. “You know the thing that’s so beautiful? We could not do what we do today without a successful business. We couldn’t finance the trips to Sub-Saharan Africa, couldn’t have set up the NGO over there. For us, it’s not enough to have money and choice, you’ve got to be able to do something beyond yourself. “Sometimes I think, why don’t we just grab a good book and go to Fiji for a week? I’m sure that time will come, but while you’re young and healthy, get out and get amongst it. We’re global citizens, we should be part of it. I don’t know about refugees or how to feed the homeless. I know how to deliver babies, fly helicopters and run a business.”

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Thanks to the Buderim Wanderers, women’s soccer is set to get bigger and better on the Coast. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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season and many trialists have been inspired by how the Sunshine Coast Lightning team took out the Suncorp Super Netball series in their maiden year. “The Wanderers have developed a strong reputation, with the premier women’s team undefeated all of last season until they reached the finals of the Brisbane-based Elaine Watson Cup,” he says. “They were the Hyundai team of the year Australia-wide. The

fact that we had two women’s premier teams in the competition is pretty much unheard of, and we were premiers in the third division as well as the under 16s, with the under 12s grand final winners.” Mr Collins, who has been instrumental in establishing a quality female football program through the Buderim Wanderers with Jim Slater, says the club has fostered a productive environment that allows girls to progress through the ranks with quality instruction and a dedicated support team behind them. “A couple of years back, you were lucky to have the numbers to form a squad, but now we are attracting players from far and wide. “Now, we are reaping the rewards and entry into the NPLW is the next step in our evolution,’’ he says. The Buderim Wanderers began preparing their NPLW bid around 12 months ago and with the license granted in August, the club have launched the SCW to cater for the national premier league team. The club will also field men’s junior, youth and senior teams in the Football Queensland Premier League next year. Mr Collins says they anticipate the club will grow from a membership of 600 to closer to 1000. While this will put a strain on training

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Mountain will be hosted by the Vintage Calendar Girls at Weddings at Tiffany’s. The event, which starts at 11am, will see fashion industry greats including Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival director Jacinta Richmond and local milliner Maree DeGraw on the judging panel, with live entertainment by Gemma Kirby and Natasha Hammond. All proceeds from the day will go to the Maleny State High School chaplain Lisha Badcock and the Vintage Calendar Girls charity. Tickets are available at facebook.com/vintagecalendargirls.

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PARKLANDS TAVERN Get to the Parklands Tavern from 11.30am to enjoy a day of great company and racing. Mix FM and Sea FM’s Nicola Ryan will take you through the day, with sweepstakes action and live music from 2.30pm. Guests can choose from the full a la carte menu in the hotel, or get stuck into the alternateserve menu in the Birdcage for $45 per person. Bookings are essential at parklandstavern.com.au.

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BRIGHTWATER HOTEL AND THE LAKEHOUSE SUNSHINE COAST The one and only Todd Widdicombe from Mix FM will be whipping up some laughs from 11.30am as he emcees the event, which includes an alternate-serve menu, sweepstakes, prizes for best-dressed guests, and live music from 2.30pm. Tickets are

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SANCTUARY FOUND AS JUDY NUNN VISITS THE COAST For many Judy Nunn is known for her roles on The Box, Prisoner, Sons and Daughters and, of course, Home and Away. But Ms Nunn has also found huge success as a bestselling author, with more than one million book sales worldwide. Her 14th novel, Sanctuary, will no doubt be a contender for the charts. Ms Nunn’s novels take the reader to locations around Australia, and through different eras, but Sanctuary is the first to be set completely in modern-day Australia. Inspired by a visit to the Houtman Abrolhos, a chain of islands off the coast of Geraldton, Ms Nunn says she always wanted to base a novel around the desolate islands and found the emotionally charged topic of ‘boat people’ to be the perfect fit. “In this book there are people arriving by boat, which makes it illegal of course, and only eight adults and a little boy survive a shipwreck that leaves them closer to death than they are to life,” she tells My Weekly Preview.

“They arrive on this island and find everything they need to survive, but have no idea where they are. There are people living on the mainland in a small fishing village and they are just waiting for these people to find out they are there. Although Sanctuary is more contemporary, we are always living history and today will be tomorrow’s history. We are living through very historical times.” Ms Nunn says she wasn’t worried about how a novel based on the highly contentious issue would be received. “I make no statements as a writer; it is all about the characters,” she says. “This is a fictitious story about love and survival and the human spirit. Of course, my characters within the story are going to have a great deal to say. This is by no means a ‘romantic’ novel, but it is probably the strongest ‘love story’ I’ve yet written.” Ms Nunn will make two appearances on the Coast as part of a six-week tour. – Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane Judy Nunn will be at a Literary Lunch at Noosa Beach House on November 8 from 12pm. Tickets are $65 and available at penguin.com.au/events/. She will also be at The Events Centre, Caloundra on November 8 from 7pm. Tickets are $25 from library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/ Whats-On. For your chance to win a copy of Sanctuary, turn to page 5.

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city ESCAPE STAYING THERE The five-star Brisbane Marriott Hotel blends tradition with sophistication. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, pool and gym. Rooms and suites offer city or river views. Situated on Queen Street, it is a short walk from the CBD shopping and restaurants. Visit marriott.com.au

SHORT & SWEET A day and night is all you need to grab a slice of city life. WORDS: Candice Holznagel

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opping liquid nitrogen into your mouth seems a little unnatural, even if it is Baileys-inspired, chocolatey goodness. The unusual and unique dessert pops and crackles into a taste explosion. “Can I try this one next?” I excitedly ask the chef, pointing to a Pernod-infused sweet honeycomb snack. There’s no denying it – he has won us over with his molecular gastronomy talents. It’s the perfect way to end our meal at Alchemy Restaurant & Bar, an award-winning venue that is perched on the edge of the Brisbane River in the popular foodie precinct of Eagle Street Pier. Frequented by the city’s fine dining connoisseurs, Alchemy is the creation of celebrated chef Brad Jolly, who has worked alongside the likes of Marco Pierre White and Jamie Oliver, and his team is known for serving up Australian dishes with a slight French flair. The food is exquisite, as is the service, and it sets a high

standard at the beginning of our weekend city escape. Thankfully, Brisbane continues to deliver, entertaining and exciting with its beautiful weather, bustling CBD and lively atmosphere. We base ourselves at the grand Brisbane Marriott Hotel. Staying at this five-star hotel is like taking a step back in time. The soaring ceilings, sandstone features, chandeliers and quality customer service, not to mention its location, are all key factors in attracting a blend of leisure and business guests. The hotel overlooks the Brisbane River and the glass panel of our room provides a seemingly endless view across the water and city skyline. And while we could sit and enjoy the view for hours, we opt to hit the city and bask in all it has to offer. As we meander along the Riverwalk towards Queen Street Mall, we question why we don’t venture the hour south more often. The mall itself offers dozens of dining options, endless shopping and, for our curious toddler,

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A CHANGE OF PACE IN PORT STEPHENS This unusual stretch of beach offers the perfect coastal getaway for families. WORDS: Will Knight, AAP November, that is. We didn’t have any luck inside the heads or at the top of Mount Tomaree, which is a nice walk nonetheless. But if you go outside the heads on a boat tour, the chances of spotting a humpback are high. The writer travelled as a guest of Destination NSW.

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an you see that camel over there?” Rod asks. “No,” I reply, looking across the Stockton sand dunes behind Birubi Beach. “Haaah. That’s because it’s camel-flage,” Rod follows up, with a roar of laughter. My wife and I have a chuckle – mostly because our two boys, aged five and seven are totally baffled. Riding on the back of a camel near Anna Bay gives you plenty of time to take in this curious landscape, which is just north of Newcastle in the Port Stephens region of New South Wales. The sand dunes cover most of the 32-kilometre stretch of Stockton Beach

and reach back as far as a kilometre from the shoreline. It’s eerie. Desolate. Mesmerising. Tin City is another peculiar addition – the 11 tin sheds sitting on the dunes were initially constructed to help out sailors whose vessels had become shipwrecked on Stockton Beach. Quad biking is a quicker way to move on the dunes than camel, and not always noisier. My seven-year-old was allowed his own 90cc bike and was buzzing for days afterwards. Hopefully he took in a bit of what the Aboriginal guide had to say about the native-title land we were riding on, known as the Worimi Conservation Lands. It’s nice to know that the tour cost – adults pay $110 and kids seven to 13 cost $65 – is poured back into

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AN ITALIAN INDULGENCE Planning is the key when travelling with an elderly parent. WORDS: Courtney Bonnell, AAP TUSCAN COUNTRYSIDE

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y mum can’t take a good picture. It’s not that she needs time to adjust the lighting or find a better angle. It doesn’t get better after the 10th try. But her terrible shots didn’t matter on our mother-daughter trip to Italy. Neither did her aversion to stairs, her preference for taxis over public transport or the fact that wine isn’t part of her lifestyle like it is most Italians. Travel is our passion. So are history, museums and conversation over a good meal, making Florence, Milan and the Tuscan countryside ideal destinations for a trip to celebrate her 70th year. Here are the dos and don’ts if you’re considering a trip with older relatives or anyone who doesn’t know their way around a smartphone camera.

FLORENCE Do: Find a quality hotel with a patient concierge to handle a barrage of questions about where to go and what to do. Enjoy the change if you’re a typically active traveller. Don’t: Push your non-photo-taker to go to four museums in one day. Even if you fear

missing something, it’s too much to hit the Accademia, the San Marco, Palazzo Vecchio and Uffizi Gallery in such a short span. Do: See those landmarks, at a more leisurely pace, including lesser-visited San Marco. Poke your head into a long series of tiny monks’ rooms to glimpse religious frescoes. The Palazzo Vecchio deserves more time than we had, with its foundation of Roman ruins and palatial rooms. Don’t: Try to do the Uffizi on your own. The museum is massive, with lines to match. A guide can direct you to the must-sees such as Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus. Make reservations for other top sights, including the Duomo complex, to avoid lines. Do: Focus on food. That’s easy to do in Italy, where wine is like water and pasta choices are endless. Between restaurants, encourage parents to try the Mercato Centrale, packed with food stalls and a diverse food court. Don’t: Forget to enjoy the city. Relax in cafes with an aperol spritz between sightseeing. Most places provide snacks with alcohol, so dig in. Take a cab to the Piazza Michelangelo and bask in some of Florence’s best views.

Do: Book a private tour through the famous northern wine region of Chianti and the southern Orcia valley with its distinctive rolling hills, red poppies and medieval villages. It won’t be cheap, but it might be your parents’ favourite part of the trip. Don’t: Expect to get around easily. You need a car to get to those charming villages and the desire to navigate the serpentine roads. We stayed in a villa outside Siena, with a terrace to play cards by the late-setting sun, but we were still 20 minutes from the heart of the medieval town and its restaurants and shops. Do: Explore Siena. It’s worth spending a day or two trudging through the hilly city centre. This was a slight problem for my mum, who doesn’t do well walking uphill, but the Piazza del Campo provides a perfect pit stop. The bowl-shaped square splays out downhill, attracting picnickers, tourists and groups of teens. We spent a few hours people-watching from the cafes ringing the square.

MILAN Do: Explore the city on your own when your parents want to rest. I beelined up the main pedestrian street, circled over to a museum of Renaissance art, then strolled through the hip Brera district. Head to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of the world’s oldest shopping malls, which features some local shops among high-end brands like Prada. Don’t: Wait too long to book reservations for ‘The Last Supper’. Even a month and a half before our trip, all that was left was a six-hour walking tour. Luckily, we started at the church housing da Vinci’s masterpiece so she could drop out when she got tired.

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CALLING ALL CREATIVE TRAVELLERS

DRIVE AWAY IN NEW ZEALAND

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Locals dubbed the cavern the Door to Hellâ&#x20AC;?

It may seem an unlikely spot for a dinner party, but the Darvaza gas crater in the middle of Turkmenistanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Karakum Desert hosted just such an event for a group of Australians who visited the country recently. Travelling with independent travel company Travel Directors, the group camped overnight at the crater to experience the full dramatic impact of the sight of the burning pit against the night sky. In 1971, Soviet geologists were drilling in the Karakum Desert when they tapped into a cavern filled with gas. The ground beneath the drilling rig collapsed, leaving a large hole about 80 metres in diameter. To avoid poisonous gas discharge, it was decided the best solution was to burn it off. The geologists had hoped the fire would use all the fuel in a matter of days, but the gas is still burning today â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 46 years later. Locals have dubbed the cavern the Door to Hell.

Travel Directorsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; groups spend a night at the crater. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Darvaza gas crater is an amazing sight during the day, but after dark it is simply spectacular,â&#x20AC;? tour creator Tony Evans says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s quite a boast to say youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve camped in a Turkmen desert, had a candlelit dinner, and woken up in a place that most people havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t heard of.â&#x20AC;? The dinner party at the crater is a fitting finale to Travel Directorsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Five Stans tour, which also takes in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. It includes flights, taxes, accommodation, meals, sightseeing and entrance fees, plus all tipping and visas, which on this tour is an exercise in itself. The 30-day tour departs May 6 and September 2, 2018, priced from $17,750. Phone 1300 856 661 or visit traveldirectors.com.au

New Zealand is a little different from most other holiday destinations, simply because it really is so compact and yet extraordinarily â&#x20AC;&#x201C; despite its small size, it is home to an enormously diverse range of scenery and landscapes. New Zealandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s obvious charms have made it a hub for tourism since the late 1800s, when international visitors first discovered the unique attractions of this land. Since then, the world has caught onto this little secret. And there are many ways to enjoy New Zealand â&#x20AC;&#x201C; play a round of golf at some of the countryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best courses, visit film

locations as part of a Hobbit or Lord of the Rings tour, immerse yourself in an amazing array of eco-tourism experiences, tantalise taste buds with world-class food and wine, or thrill your socks off with adrenalinecharged activities. Kirra Tours has a range of self-drive packages created to get the most out of your time in Aotearoa (New Zealand). Choose an existing itinerary from seven to 22 days that includes some of the finest holiday locations, or customise a journey and design the perfect self-drive getaway. Call Travellers Choice 1300 787 858 or visit travellerschoice.com.au

$500 Saving * Soul of  the Balkans CROATIA | BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA | MONTENEGRO | MACEDONIA | ALBANIA

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Beginning with a week-long cruise along Croatiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dalmatian Coast, we then head to the amazing Bosnian â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;bridge townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; of Mostar and on to Sarajevo. From here we cross the Dinaric Alps into the hidden gem of Montenegro. Travelling further south we enter Macedonia visiting Lake Ohrid before finishing our tour in Albania.

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1. PHUKET, THAILAND The largest of Thailand’s islands, Phuket is a hugely popular tourism destination. With beaches, wildlife, shopping and great food, it’s easy to see why. For those travelling with young kids, stay outside the bustling Patong town. Kata and Karon beaches have dozens of family-friendly resorts. WHEN TO GO: Any time. High season is from November to April. CURRENCY: One Australian dollar equals around 25 baht. TIP: Venture out to Monkey Beach on Phi Phi Island. The kids will love the turquoise water and the curious monkeys.

2. SENTOSA ISLAND, SINGAPORE Jump on board the cable car and head to the man-made island of Sentosa – it’s a kid’s

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3 Crane Dance show. The cranes are more than 30 metres high and come to life each night.

3. PORT VILA, VANUATU paradise. From Universal Studios through to Adventure Cove Waterpark and SEA Aquarium, your days will be packed with excitement. The island is also home to some of the country’s best resorts and restaurants. WHEN TO GO: June and July are the hottest months. Otherwise it’s a year-round destination. CURRENCY: The Singapore dollar is on par with our Australian dollar. TIP: See the incredible water and light

The capital of this South Pacific island nation perfectly blends beach relaxation with culture. Children will love splashing in the clear blue ocean, exploring the energetic town and watching traditional fire and dance performances by the local villagers. There is no shortage of resort accommodation ranging from three star through to five. WHEN TO GO: April to October. CURRENCY: One Australian dollar equals around 83 vatu. TIP: Don’t miss the produce and handicraft markets in town.

Looking for a family getaway a little closer to home? Look no further. Here are Tripadvisor’s top five Australian family resorts ranked by best value. 1. The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa – Set on an 18-hectare rainforest, this resort balances luxury with beach fun. It features 91 suites, an award-winning day spa, restaurant, walking trails and infinity pool. 2. Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast – The five-star beachfront resort is set on six hectares of lagoons and tropical gardens. With pools, dining options and fitness centre, the 295-room resort has a great range for all types of families. 3. Peppers Beach Club, Port Douglas – The perfect base for a tropical escape, this hotel has full kitchen facilities, a restaurant, lagoon pool and is close to popular tourism destinations such as Four Mile Beach, The Great Barrier Reef and Cape Tribulation. 4. Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort and Spa – The kids will love the lagoon pool complete with waterfall. The hotel has on-site restaurants, luxury accommodation, tennis and basketball courts. 5. Paradise on the Beach Resort, Palm Cove – Set on the north Queensland beach, this resort offers only 34 studios and suites set in a tropical environment. It’s a short stroll to local restaurants and shopping.

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Joint ventures and relationship improvements are on the table, but don’t spoil a productive week by being impulsive and putting your foot firmly in your mouth! Think before you speak, and consult with others before you make an important move.

It’s the perfect week to organise your work space, so it increases your creativity and boosts your productivity. Saturday’s full moon (in your sign) emphasises your practical side, as a project is finally completed (or a problem comes to a head).

Don’t let your spontaneous enthusiasm (for an exciting new project or joint venture) overtake your ability to knuckle down and get the job done. If you promise more than you can deliver, then others will just end up feeling disappointed.

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Family and work is favoured, as Saturn stabilises relationships and boosts productivity. Someone may question your aspirations for the future though. Time to ask yourself “Am I full of big dreams but short on practical details?”

This week Venus and Mars provide opportunities to make fortuitous connections and sharpen your communication skills. With the full moon illuminating your career zone, find ways to inspire others and shine more brightly on the job.

Attached Virgo – the sun and Neptune activate your relationship zone, so do your best to add some romantic sizzle. Single? The stars favour finding your soul mate online. (The perfect partner doesn’t exist! Everyone has weaknesses.)

LIBRA (SEP 24-OCT 23)

SCORPIO (OCT 24-NOV 22)

SAGITTARIUS (NOV 23-DEC 21)

Expect a week of topsy-turvy extremes. Saturn helps stabilise a relationship so that you start to feel more certain about the future. But then Uranus comes along and stirs things up! So do your best to find some agreeable middle ground.

The planets encourage you to approach challenges with plenty of intelligence and resilience. Be inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe, “I’ve been terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.”

You’re keen to be in charge but are you being the boss – or just plain bossy? Saturn and Venus encourage you to utilise your leadership skills in disciplined and diplomatic ways that result in cooperation rather than consternation!

CAPRICORN (DEC 22-JAN 20)

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With the help of diplomatic Venus and proactive Mars, strive to anticipate (and smooth over) work-place hassles before they actually happen. Friday’s Venus/ Saturn connection is fabulous for love, money, career and business.

The full moon heralds a house move, home renovation, family fiasco, uninvited guests or some other kind of domestic drama. Whatever happens, strive to get the balance right between your public life and your private responsibilities.

The current stars favour romance, creativity and spirituality. But are your aspirations ambitious enough? There’s no room for false modesty or passive procrastination! It’s a terrific week to enjoy talking, texting, posting, promoting, socialising and circulating.

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

Furry characters in Return of the Jedi A slow creature Our planet A serve of icecream The third Mr. Men book, Mr. An Australian marsupial Funny movie, McPhee James and the - Peach

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JUNIOR X-WORD: Ewoks, Snail, Earth, Scoop, Happy, Koala, Nanny, Giant (ELEPHANT)

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CENTURY 21 CELEBRATION This week Century 21 Grant Smith Property celebrated 10 years in business. Mr Smith and his team hosted more than 250 clients and friends at the Mercedes Benz Sunshine Coast showroom. A flowing bar complemented a grand piano with entertainment from Trevor Jones and Cassidy Wilson from the Palazzo Versace. As a proud supporter of SunnyKids, an auction for a weekend at Versace with a Mercedes Benz and a seafood dinner cruise raised $1500 for charity. The afternoon was an opportunity to thank clients and staff who have all shared the decade long journey of Grant Smith Property. The chairman of Century 21 Australasia, Charles Tarbey, was in attendance and acknowledged Mr Smithâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s accolades.

Neha Bohla, Tanya Healey, Debbie Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connor, Rob Fulloon

Charles Tarbey, Grant Smith Grant Smith, Mayor Mark Jamieson

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Shelley Brushett, Warren Witt, Gordon McGregor

Keaton, Jacqui, Oliver & Russell Dell

Trevor Jones

Hayman Family

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BUDERIM 2 Mackenzie Green QUEENSLANDER ROYALTY

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Indulge yourself in the quality of this masterpiece of yesteryear. The main residence flows seamlessly from the front door to the massive deck that has ocean views with a green belt foreground. All bedrooms are a good size with the master boasting the most beautiful double basin ensuite, all class. Any chef would cherish creating culinary delights in the country homestead style kitchen that has a gas cooktop, a wide oven, plenty of cupboards and is adjacent to the dining area. Self-contained lower level with lounge, bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette, car park and separate entrance is ideal for extended family, aged parents accommodation or simply an area to accommodate friends. A bonus to the main residence two car garage is a drive-through caravan parking space and workshop. The Eastern yard has enough room for a good sized pool. Photos and words cannot truly capture the real beauty of this wonderful home so your private inspection is highly recommended.

Coolum Beach Sales Marcoola Sales Permanent Rentals Body Corporate

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• 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.

On-site Auction Sat 11th November at 3pm

EXCEPTIONAL RIVERFRONT HAVEN • Over 40m of Maroochy River frontage on a huge 2524m2 allotment • Tastefully updated original homestead nestled opposite a peaceful sanctuary • Five minutes from stunning sandy beaches and Sunshine Coast Airport • Full length covered deck which captures the amazing view • Sparkling inground pool and your own private boat ramp – one of only 9 situated along the Maroochy River

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BUDERIM BEAUTY Beerwah, 17 Lakefield Crescent 4 Builders Stock Below Replacement Cost!! $565,000 This stunning spacious family home represents fantastic value and requires immediate sale. Mount Coochin Reserve directly across the road. Boasting 2 large living areas, gas cooking, stone benchtops throughout and so much more…

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The developer of this luxury residence is committed to meeting the market as they have other projects under construction. Don’t miss your opportunity to acquire this new boutique property in what is considered by many to be one of the best residential locations on top of Buderim. This large, detached townhome has been designed to ensure the property takes maximum advantage of the coastal views, natural light and space along with cross ventilation that this elevated position provides. Downstairs has an open plan layout and incorporates the living and dining space that flows through to the outdoor covered patio space. Upstairs features a further living area that opens up to the balcony.

1/8 GOLF STREET BUDERIM 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Auction on site Saturday, November 18 @2pm Century 21 Grant Smith Property 5445 8505 Russell Dell 0400 409 000

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OCEAN VERGE With SIX beaches to choose from, the enviable coastal lifestyle is at your doorstep along with a huge selection of cafés, restaurants, beachfront dining, walking tracks, shops and open parks at your disposal. Boutique in scale and architecture, Ocean Verge Kings Beach offers just 40 apartments, all with secure basement parking rising 7 levels providing stunning ocean views, spacious designs and exacting attention to detail with premium fittings and fixtures. Investors and residents alike will take advantage of the stunning location, ocean views, market beating prices and indicative returns of *5.25% p.a.

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Right RENT Right TENANT Right NOW The right AGENT. Right on your doorstep. MALENY INVESTMENT Make your home on the top of the range with this great little home in Maleny. The property is ideal for the first homebyer or as an investment. It features an established three bedroom home on a 631m2 block. The home boasts a light and airy open floorplan encompassing the kitchen, dining and lounge. Bifold doors lead section off the family room. Outside and there is a spacious entertaining area underneath the home. The property has established gardens with a fully fenced backyard. The home is located a short walk from Maleny town.

53 HAKEA AVENUE MALENY

Contact Tracie Read-Withers now for a FREE MARKET APPRAISAL on 07 5450 1515.

3 bed, 1 bath, 0 car Auction on site Saturday, November 18 @10.30am Maleny Realty 5499 9994 Geoff Wells 0418 787 060

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Lifestyle Sippy Downs

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Lifestyle, Layout, Location And All On The One Level Designed for a lifetime of enjoyment is this elite waterfront home located in a sought-after address on deep water with large pontoon to moor your boat. This modern homeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sophisticated design provides flowing interiors, mesmerizing views and an extraordinary entertaining environment with an Indoor/Outdoor garden living area with built-in kitchen. Soaring ceilings and open plan layout designed around water views for your enjoyment. Prior offers are invited. AUCTION On Site Saturday 18th November 12.00 noon - unless sold prior INSPECT Saturday 4th November 11.30am-12.00pm FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5444 0800 JEAN HAMER 0419 034 500 SUZANNE ANNABEL 0411 106 791 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

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DULONG RETREAT Centrally located in the rolling hills of Dulong, this comfortable home has raked ceilings, exposed beams and rustic brickwork including an open fireplace in the lounge. You’ll love the palatial master bedroom, which opens onto a wide veranda. The home’s solid, timber kitchen adjoins the living spaces, while a large veranda overlooks the freshly renovated inground pool, which is surrounded by tropical foliage. Mature greenery surrounds the home, which is within easy access to the Sunshine Coast’s beaches and the business centres of Maroochydore and Mooloolaba.

DULONG 5 bed, 3 bath, 3 car Seeking offers from $725,000 Day & Grimes 5441 3366 Ian Black 0407 587 503

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“I DON’T SPEND ALL MY TIME AT THE BEACH.”

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Secure The Lifestyle You Deserve On Top Of Buderim BUDERIM 1/8 GOLF STREET Don’t miss your opportunity to acquire this brand new boutique residence in what is considered by many to be one of the best residential locations on top of Buderim. If position, views, design and quality are attributes you are looking for then you must consider this exclusive opportunity. This large, detached townhome will provide the low maintenance, high quality lifestyle you deserve. Both the Master Bedroom & upstairs lounge have coastal views towards Old Woman Island and beyond. • Brand New Luxury Townhome • Master Suite With WIR & Floor To Ceiling Tiled Ensuite • Coastal Views From Upstairs Lounge & Master Bedroom • Kitchen Incorporates A Full Suite Of SMEG Appliances • Fully Ducted Air Conditioning Throughout • Two-Pak Cabinetry & Stone Benches Throughout Contact me today to discuss how you can secure this last remaining residence.

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6/6-8 MURABAN STREET MOOLOOLABA 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Auction on site Saturday, November 4 @12pm McGrath Mooloolaba 5450 8000 Simon Thomas 0418 223 160

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Beautiful Northern Aspect on the Lake 17 Bluefin Circiut, MOUNTAIN CREEK

Come and enjoy all this perfectly located home has to offer with expansive lake views and the ideal northern aspect to enjoy the sunshine. • Modern and spacious kitchen with stainless appliances • Great retirement home with low maintenance landscaping • Fully fenced 536m2 yard with big side access for caravan or boat

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One of the coast’s finest equine properties set on beautiful 55 acres.

Price: Expression Of Interest

The arena complex is enormous and has 70m x 30m arena, 14 boxes

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Truly a one of a kind property with unlimited potential in a highly sought after area has just become available. • Current rental returns $970 a week in 2 dwellings • Huge Land 1282sm backing onto the lake and park • Secure Investment, Unlimited Potential, Expand, Live in or rent • Large Family Home with separate 2 Bedroom Parent/ Grandparent retreat • 5kw Solar System

• 2 bedroom dwelling has been recently renovated • Close to Private Schools and in the Mt Creek School Zone • Quick access to Parks, Shops, Schools, University, Motorway and the Beach. • One Title two dwellings.

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Beachside Potential with Options 24 Peacock Cr, BOKARINA This Bokarina beach side home located on a 570m corner block with dual street access is just a short walk to one of the many beautiful beach’s of the Sunshine Coast, presents you with great potential and many options. 2

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• Surprisingly spacious interior with 2 separate living areas plus dining

• Fully fenced 570m2 yard with dual strret access

• Location, lifestyle and potential for capital growth

• Plenty of space for a large inground pool

• Only minutes to the new University Hospital and Medical precinct

• Plenty of space for a caravan, boat or trailer

• Easy walk to the new Oceanside development in Bokarina

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• Good potential to add on a large covered outdoor living area

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BUDERIM 12 Linder Place

Large Family Home - Huge Land - Private Central Location This is a substantial family home located in a private cul-de-sac location only 7 minutes drive to the beach. Positioned on 1067m2 level land and offering 5 Bedrooms + Office/or 6th Br, 2 bathrooms, beach entry pool, 3 separate internal living areas, fantastic outdoor entertaining covered deck complete with built in bar, & oversized DLUG. The property includes additional off street parking with room to park a caravan or boat on the huge land component, all hidden within a private treed oasis. This lovely home with rustic timber features & internal fireplace is an ideal family home.

MAROOCHYDORE 175/19 Arwen Street

OPEN HOME: Sat 4th November 11.00-11.30am VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: Contact Agent AGENT: Mark Osborne 0423 106 384

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Lowset Villa in Sought After Location! Conveniently located so close to everything, walk to transport, schools, neighbourhood park and local tavern. Just a 5 minute drive to Sunshine Plaza or motorway. The open-plan design is an excellent space for all to enjoy. As you enter the air-conditioned main living room, you will feel the space that this home has to offer. A well appointed kitchen, which has ample cupboard and bench space, completes the open plan living area. Both the master & second bedroom are generous in size and feature built in wardrobes. Quiet & well maintained pet friendly complex with low BC fees.

The Riverside Living Awaits OPEN HOME: Sat 4th Nov 11.00-11.30am VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: $330,000 AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758

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With multi million dollar neighbors this one bedroom apartment as huge potential for growth, holiday or live in the location is key, on the river in the quiet end of the street but within just a one minute walk to the coolest coffee and cafe precinct Mooloolaba has to offer, surrounded by parkland and river this great apartment ads up to a wonderful lifestyle for everyday life or the best holiday and weekend getaway, you will find big bang for buck, a resort swimming pool, direct access from the lift with secure entry. Air conditioning and heating for all year round

OPEN HOME: Sat 4th Nov 12-12.30pm VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: $340,000 AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758

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Quality Residence And Expansive Sheds On Private 10 Acres Price just reduced on this superb package. A wonderful private home and pool perfectly sited on a ridge top with no expense spared on fittings. • House - 4bed, 2 bath, 3living plus office, huge bedrooms, • Shed - 18m x 9m - 3 x 3.9 mtr high doors, 5KW solar, 3 phase power • Farm Shed - 3 roller doors and two carports, huge level parking

Price: $1,480,000 Inspect: Saturday 11 - 11.30am

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NOBODY IN THE WORLD SELLS NOBODY IN THE WORLD SELLS MORE REAL ESTATE THAN RE/MAX.* MORE REAL ESTATE THAN RE/MAX.* FLAXTON, 22 Nimbus Drive

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Pole home with solid bones in quiet location & with potential. Shed & fruit trees. • Rake ceiling to living with H/W floors • Self contained pad for teens/ in laws • Large bedrooms with 2 way bathroom • Large deck over looking garden • Loads of under bldg storage plus shed • Enjoy the slower pace of country living

Price: $575,000 Inspect: Saturday 12 - 1pm www.outstandingagents.com.au ID: 19030365 Steve G Pery 0448 884 093 stevegpery@remax.com.au RE/MAX Property Sales

Summer’s on its way and you can fully embrace all its glory in this lifestyle home. • Grandview built, quality neighbourhood • 2 living areas, central s/s kitchen, A/C • High ceilings, premium tapware, spa bath • Covered alfresco entertaining patio • Inground pool & sunbathing terrace • DLUG, rainwater tank, 740m2 flat block

Price: Offers above $520,000 considered Inspect: Saturday 11 - 11.45am www.outstandingagents.com.au ID: 9195815 Richard Krausz 0422 997 810 richard@remax.com.au RE/MAX Property Sales

The “Height” of Sunshine Coast Living RESIDENTIAL LAND FROM ONLY $198,950 JUST 20 MINUTES TO COAST BEACHES LOT 64 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 95 96 97 98 99

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MESMERISING OCEAN VIEWS - STUNNING DESIGNER HOME - ALEXANDRA HEADLAND 44 Tantula Rd East, Alexandra Headland This stunning contemporary home in one of the coast’s most prestigious addresses and is sure to leave you breathless. Boasting superb elevation and picturesque panoramic ocean and hinterland views, this magnificent residence will appeal to the most astute buyer. Stylish and impressive in design, this immaculate abode blending functionality with high class finishes ticks all the boxes. Offering a versatile floorplan and pure luxury living with an endless choice of entertaining zones inside and out. Perfectly positioned with North facing aspect and close proximity to beaches and award winning restaurants, the beautiful home captures the Sunshine Coast lifestyle to perfection. For the opportunity to secure the ultimate coastal lifestyle in this Blue Chip beachside location - call Karen or Loren today!

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STUNNING PENTHOUSE STYLE LIVING - 4 MINS TO BUDERIM 29 Bowerbird Place, Mons Set on an extremely private and tranquil 1730m2 of easy care land only minutes to Buderim Village, yet in a world on its own in every other way. This is no ordinary home! The planning, attention to detail, meticulous thought and execution throughout is exemplary. Click on the attached video tour link to get a small understanding, as good as our photos and video are, it is so much more in person. View the property video online bit.ly/29bowerbird

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AUCTION WHERE LUXURY & CONVENIENCE CONVERGE - SPECTACULAR OCEAN & HINTERLAND VIEWS 38/34 Canberra Terrace, Caloundra Showcasing this perfectly positioned luxurious penthouse with mesmerising panoramic views. Spacious and sophisticated, this lovely abode captures the breathtaking vistas from the ocean to Bribie Island and Pumistone Passage, through to the Glasshouse Mountains. Offering a liveable floorplan and a low maintenance lifestyle of unique charm and convenience, this beautiful home close to award winning restaurants, shops and pristine beaches ticks all the boxes. The owners instructions are clear - MUST BE SOLD!!

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5 Wake Court, Birtinya Situated within the brand new hospital precinct, and within easy reach of all the Sunshine coast has to offer, you will find this immaculately presented and modern two story family home, With 4 double bedrooms, media room, modern kitchen with stone benchtops, 2nd living area and study nook you won’t be short of space here. The outside accommodation offers plenty of room with a covered patio area.

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LARGE FAMILY HOME OR DUAL LIVING IN BUDERIM

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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 4th November 11-11.30am Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Ingrid Ludbrook 0488 701 388

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Exquisitely finished, this home balances classic appointments infused with stylish timber design features ideally suited to those demanding the finest in styling and practicality. With great accessibility to the Caloundra township, Bruce Highway and the University Hospital.

Auction: Saturday 11th November Inspect: Saturday 4th November 11-11.30am Kellie Rose 0428 464 485 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222

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One course. Many possibilities! See where a short REIQ course can take you “Real estate has given me the opportunity to look after my children… now and into the future”

RURAL LIVING IN GLENVIEW Revitalised and reinvigorated from top to toe, this Glenview home is ideal for the growing family. It features three bedrooms, a dedicated office nook, two bathrooms and open living areas. Stunning polished floors flow through the lounge and dining to the stylish kitchen, with its stone benches and waterfall edges. The master bedroom and ensuite are situated at the opposite end to the living area allowing for maximum separation. The clever design also has the main bathroom and office sitting between the master and bedrooms two and three. Timber decks run on three sides of the home and create an atmosphere of warmth and character associated with relaxed rural living. This lifestyle continues in the covered outdoor gazebo with built-in sink and included barbecue. Situated on a corner block, the land is usable and accessible and features a double garage-sized shed and separate hardstand for safe, off-street storage for a caravan or boat.

249 GLENVIEW ROAD GLENVIEW

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3 bed, 2 bath, 3 car Auction on site Saturday, November 18 @ 2pm

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED IS RIGHT HERE – WURTULLA! 12 Schooner Court, Wurtulla

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This contemporary and private residence will leave you wanting for nothing. This exceptionally spacious family abode with generous living zones ticks all the boxes. Situated in a premium location, why not make your dream lifestyle a reality - call Karen or Gracey today!

Price: Offers from $799,000 Inspect: Saturday 4th November 1.15-1.45pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Gracey Calabrisello 0403 866 377

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Feel at home I have Genuine Buyers who are looking for:

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1. A quality, private modern home on up to 5 acres of useable land for up to $2M 2. For up to $800K, a quality home in or around Buderim 3. Up to $750K for a Buderim home with useable land, easy access and room for a boat.

I have a Committed Seller offering: COUNTRY LIVING CLOSE TO ALL AMENITIES Low-set low-maintenance home on ¾ acre of flat fully fenced land designed for an easy lifestyle and great for entertaining. With a huge shed for multiple vehicles plus room for a motor home or boat, the home would suit a contractor or car enthusiast while having appeal as a family home with dual living possibilities. Multiple features include high ceilings, polished timber floors, ducted air-con and vacuum maid, alfresco pavilion, pool, spa, waterfall, 5kw solar system, 200,000 litre water storage.

Phone (07) 5476 3579 www.thepropertyleague.com.au

Feel at home with… Marg Deighton 0411 399 514

Margie and husband Keith feel very blessed to have lived the lifestyle they have in the most beautiful area surrounded by their treasured friends and family for 46 years including 8 years on their yacht. Her 25 years in real estate is testament to a local with good reputation … for good reason.

Margie’s Corner “Kindness isn’t about the thanks you get, It’s about the act itself.” - Joshua Williams

CALL MARG DEIGHTON NOW ON 0411 399 514

PROVEN REAL ESTATE AGENTS Our team each have on average over 20 years experience in sales and marketing … you can feel at home selling with us! Call 5476 3579 to discuss your real estate needs.

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31-55 Serene Close, MONS

5 Bed | 3 Bath | 3 Car

Idyllic architectural designed home, commanding sweeping ocean views in a prized location. This

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captivating acreage property delivers an awe-inspiring sense of seclusion, understated luxury and superb lifestyle. Showcasing a timeless interior, and numerous living spaces creating an idyllic oasis perfect for growing families.

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Tanya Mungomery 0414 260 711 Trevor Hicks 0413 639 249

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ust seven houses from the ocean, this highset family home set on almost a quarter acre is close to surf beaches, calm canal waters and recreational parks. It is positioned just minutes to the new Sunshine Coast Hospital and Bokarina Beach development. Entertaining is a breeze in the new kitchen with stone benchtops and an abundance of storage. A beautiful feature is the lovely bay windows overlooking the pool and alfresco areas. The floorplan includes three separate living areas, outdoor entertaining zones, dining area and four bedrooms including the master retreat.

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4 bed, 2 bath, 2+ car Offers over $1 Million Next Property Group 1300 400 700 Karen Jones 0405 122 526

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Sumptuously renovated to an impeccable standard Flat, fully fenced and entirely usable 3503sqm block Gorgeous kitchen with stone bench tops Stunning hardwood timber flooring with open plan living Ideal for entertaining guests with large covered gazebo

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Excellence in Local Knowledge OPEN HOME: SAT/SUN 12 -12:30 PM

Neat cottage home on a large corner block with schools, shops and transport surrounding.

Craig Barnby 0427 533 731 www.barnbyrealestate.com.au ID: 371

OPEN HOME: SAT/SUN 1 -1:30 PM

3/4 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR Address: 118 Old Palmwoods Rd, West Woombye Price: Offers Over $700,000

4 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR | POOL Address: 2 Terrace Lea Court, Palmwoods Price: $565,000

Paul Ciseau 0411 662 738 www.barnbyrealestate.com.au ID: 370

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RENOVATED DELIGHT ON BOUTIQUE ACREAGE

• All weather new driveway • spring bore and dam • assorted bearing fruit trees • four bay shed, power and water • dual road access • new top end kitchen and appliances, stone benches, soft close draws • bathroom and ensuite total reno, full wall tiling, heated towel rails • new complete glass window frames as well as all sliding doors and exquisite timber entrance door • new underlay and carpeted bedrooms plus new solid timber flooring, lounge, dining, kitchen • air conditioning plus ceiling fans.

STYLE, QUALITY & SPACIOUS DESIGNER FAMILY HOME This designer rendered brick home is located on a corner block and adjacent to a park in the sought after residential suburb of Palmwoods on the Sunshine Coast. A welcoming grand entrance through double timber doors leads into an over-sized hallway, while making your way past the sunken media/TV room, which sits opposite a floor to ceiling glass wall providing ample daylight. Large open plan kitchen, and dining room with plantation shutters, also overlooking the outdoor undercover alfresco entertainment area + a salt-water pebbled swimming pool.

• 804m2 Block • 2 Bedrooms • Renovated bathroom • High insulated ceilings • New air-conditioning plus fans • large combined lounge, dining • Interior painted • Rear sun deck • Underneath storage, concrete flooring • Off street parking 3-4 vehicles

Boutique two plus acre block with dual access, high standard renovated home, four bay powered shed with connected water, two minutes from Woombye Township.

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EXCELLENT PRESENTED COTTAGE HOME

2 BED | 1 BATH Address: 1 Hill Street, Nambour Price: $335,000

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ENGINEERED, DESIGNED & BUILT QUEENSLANDER Positioned on an elevated private 7,605m2 block in an exclusive estate of only 26 homes in a location that is desired by many. A five minute drive to rail transport, shops and schools with the beach less than a 20 minute drive. Much, much more of this home comprising over 531m2 under roof will be revealed to any qualified buyer that makes an appointment to inspect this home anytime. Just some of the long list of features that might interest the family: balcony, deck, indoor entertainment area/gym/guest room, media room, outdoor entertainment area with barbecue, dam, fireplace, Entertainer’s Bar, grey water system in place, in-ground pool, lock up garage, and separate electric roller door 14 X 9 shed boat and caravan storage, pay TV ready, water tank, private/state schools.

Craig Barnby 0427 533 731 6 BED | 3 BATH | 6 CAR | POOL www.barnbyrealestate.com.au Address: 26 Cardinal Court, Palmwoods ID: 369 Price: Offers Over $750,000

Craig Barnby 0427 533 731 www.barnbyrealestate.com.au ID: 361

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PROPERTY 29 BOWERBIRD PLACE, BUDERIM/MONS

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

Passed in at $1,950,000 looking for offers around

5 WAKE COURT, BIRTINYA Auction on site Saturday, November 4 @ 1pm Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Anthony Cargill 0432 993 555 Richard Scrivener 0416 799 188

Craig Porter 0411 554 880

$2,000,000 / 4 bed, 3 bath, 5 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777

4 FIRESTONE COURT, BUDERIM Sold under the hammer $543,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car McGrath Buderim 5450 8000

94 CHELSEA CRESCENT, MINYAMA Auction on site Saturday, November 4 @ 9am McGrath Mooloolaba 5450 8000 Geoff Ohmsen 0412 103 147

Lou Cooper 0419 021 514 21 KIEL MOUNTAIN ROAD, WOOMBYE Sold prior to Auction / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car

6/6-8 MURABAN STREET, MOOLOOLABA Auction on site Saturday, November 4 @ 12pm McGrath Mooloolaba 5450 8000 Kylie Bond 0427 626 359 Simon Thomas 0418 223 160

Next Property Group 1300 400 777

94 Chelsea Crescent, Minyama

Anne Wallace 0418 769 466

2/21 BARDAROO STREET, WARANA Auction on site Saturday, November 4 @ 11am McGrath Mooloolaba 5450 8000 Geoff Ohmsen 0412 103 147

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MARKET TRACKER A list of what’s recently sold on the Coast: 15/174 ALEXANDRA PARADE, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND

AUCTION RESULTS

5 Wake Court, Birtinya

6/6-8 Muraban Street, Mooloolaba

$385,000 / 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car

The easiest way to check out the latest auction results.

Next Property Group, Vicki Kaparic

21 YAKOLA PARADE, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND Passed in, on the market for $1 million plus buyers / 5 bed, 4 bath, 4 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Alan Riley 0422 723 719 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222

$465,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car

73/83 LINDSAY ROAD, BUDERIM Harcourts Buderim, Richard Meacle 6 MEANDER COURT, BUDERIM $649,200 / 3 bed 2 bath 2 car Century 21 Grant Smith Property, Grant Smith

6/6-8 Muraban Street, Mooloolaba

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PROPERTY 22 PALUMA TERRACE, BUDERIM $906,250 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Anne Wallace & Craig Porter

37 MALENY STREET, LANDSBOROUGH

38 PALMWOODS SCHOOL ROAD,

$825,000 / 5 bed, 2 bath, 2 car

PALMWOODS

Luxe Commercial & Elders Real Estate

$545,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car

Palmwoods, Chris Sales, Mike Burns

Elders Real Estate Palmwoods, Jim O’Connell

4/8 STARLING STREET, BUDERIM $419,500 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Anne Wallace

& Meng Meng

12 DELAWARE DRIVE, SIPPY DOWNS

13 FOREST PINES BOULEVARD, FOREST GLEN $540,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 3 car Harcourts Buderim, Kyle Adams

$728,000 / 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car

24 YVONNE STREET, HIGHWORTH $399,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 3 car Carolans First National Real Estate, Vanessa Brunton

Carolans First National Real Estate,

37 RETREAT CRESCENT, YANDINA

Warren Nonmus

$500,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car

$535,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car

17 CURRONG STREET, MINYAMA

Harcourts Buderim, Jarrad McCarthy

Next Property Group, Alan Riley

432 WILSON ROAD, TANAWHA $1,810,000 / 7 bed, 7 bath, 15 car

44 BLACKALL TERRACE, NAMBOUR

Next Property Group, Anne Wallace & Craig Porter

$550,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car

Carolans First National Real Estate,

38 Palmwoods School Road, Palmwoods

6/10-12 MILL LANE, NAMBOUR

Warren Nonmus

$327,000 /2 bed 2 bath 2 car Century 21 Grant Smith Property, Russell Dell

70 MT COOMBE ROAD, KULANGOOR $440,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 3 car Carolans First National Real Estate, Andy Sharma

11 PANORAMA DRIVE, NAMBOUR $645,000 / 5 bed, 3 bath, 2 car

10 LOWER LANDERSHUTE ROAD,

Carolans First National Real Estate,

LANDERS SHOOT

Vanessa Brunton

$560,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 8 car Belle Property Buderim, Brendan & Anna Southey

28 SHEARER ROAD, NAMBOUR $415,000 / 5 bed, 3 bath

13 ELOUERA CLOSE, LANDSBOROUGH

Carolans First National Real Estate,

$580,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car

Warren Nonmus

Next Property Group, John Skerlak LOT 11, 262 OLD PALMWOODS ROAD, 3 EUMERALLA CRESCENT,

PALMWOODS

LANDSBOROUGH

$335,000 / Land

$264,000 / Land

17 Currong Street, Minyama

Next Property Group, John Skerlak

Elders Real Estate Palmwoods, Mike Burns,

432 Wilson Road, Tanawha

Meng Meng and Bev McMullin

*As supplied by contributing real estate agencies

5442 1888

Real Estate

Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE

WOOMBYE 21 Bunya Pine Place

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STYLISH HOME .. VIEWS .. QUALITY • 2 storey home, 100% immaculate, attention to detail and situated in an elevated, convenient location • Elegant and inviting entrance, open plan living, stylish kitchen • Master bedroom with ensuite, walk in robe & own patio • Downstairs offers excellent “work from home” options • Airconditioning, storage, 738sqm block (f/fenced) – this home offers minimal maintenance and situated in a quiet cul de sac • The sellers are READY FOR YOUR OFFER!

Price: $529,000 Inspect: Saturday 12-12.40 pm Contact: Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599 www.riddellrealestate.com.au Property ID: 523425

WOOMBYE: 12 HORIZONS WAY. “NEW DUPLEX”. Both units 3brms, 2bath, 2 car. Open plan living, private patio, air conditioned, quality fixtures & fittings throughout. Truly a stylish design with stylish street appeal.

WOOMBYE: 18 HORIZONS WAY. “DUAL INCOME POSSIBILITY”. 2 residences with a common wall. 1x 3brm, 2bath. 1x 2brm, 1bath. Quality fixtures and fittings.

WOOMBYE: L54 HORIZONS WAY. “BRAND NEW”. 4brms, 2bathrooms, 2car. Stylish family design. 800m2 block, only mins. To Woombye & Palmwoods.

BURNSIDE: 23 JUDITH ST. “FAMILY HOME” 3bed, 1bath, 1car, large living area, 2 additional rooms underneath, quiet position, fantastic block. Great position.

WOOMBYE: 3/29A BLACKALL ST. Neat and tidy, 2 bedroom unit. Quiet and private. Walk to all conveniences – shops, transport, hotel, sporting, bakery.

BURNSIDE: 42 TRAMLINE RISE DR. “BRAND NEW” 2bath family home, entertaining area, spacious open plan living, rural views. “Builders Warranty”.

NAMBOUR: UNIT 2/7 PARSONS ST. 2 Bedroom duplex, large open plan living with High ceilings & exposed rafters, garage, storeroom/workshop under. Quiet locale.

OPEN SAT. 11-11.40 U1 $489,000 U2 $479,500 OPEN SAT. 11-11.40 $699,000 OPEN SAT. 11-11.40 MID $600,000’S OPEN SAT. 12-12.40 $355,000 OPEN SAT. 12-12.40 HIGH $200,000’S OPEN SAT. 1-1.40 $488,000 OPEN SAT. 2-2.40 $319,000

Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412 | Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599 | John Pyne 0418 710 209 | Virginia Brown 0400 763 837 | BJ Fullarton 0413 301 579

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IN TOWN ON 2 ½ AC – WOW! NAMBOUR Impossible? Not so at all!! Magnificent character home built to highest standard. Beautifully maintained, solid brick with high ceilings. Upper story insulated by concrete slab for comfort & sound. Grand timber staircase to 4 large bedrooms, renewed bathroom & ensuite. New kitchen with stone bench tops, quality appliances & dishwasher. Refurbished inground pool with new filter & pump. Surrounded by glorious easy care gardens creates privacy not normally found in town. This property represents outstanding value.

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TV GUIDE

ABC (CH2)

SEVEN (CH6)

NINE (CH5)

WIN (CH8)

SBS (CH3)

FRIDAY

6.10pm Grand Designs. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 DCI Banks. (M) 8.20 Endeavour. (M) A professor is killed in a hit-and-run. 9.55 Planet America. 10.25 Lateline. 10.55 Basketball. NBL. Round 5. Perth Wildcats v Sydney Kings.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Rugby League World Cup PreGame Show. 7.00 Rugby League. World Cup. Australia v France. From GIO Stadium, Canberra. 9.00 Rugby League. World Cup. Game Of The Week. 11.00 To Be Advised.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 MOVIE Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone. (2001) (PG) Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint. An 11-year-old boy learns he is a wizard. 10.40 Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders. (MA15+) 11.40 Rizzoli & Isles. (M)

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Living Room. 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. Guests include Emma Thompson. 9.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 WIN News.

6pm Gourmet Farmer Australia. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 The Secret Life Of King Louis XIV. A look at the reign of Louis XIV. 8.30 MOVIE 12 Years A Slave. (2013) (MA15+) Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender. A man is kidnapped and sold into slavery.

SATURDAY

6pm Compass. (PG) 6.30 Gardening Aust. 7.00 News. 7.30 Victoria. (PG) 8.20 The Last Post. (M) The RMP begins a desperate search. 9.20 Doctor Foster. (MA15+) 10.15 The Doctor Blake Mysteries. (M)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 MOVIE Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back. (1980) (PG) Mark Hamill. The Empire attacks the rebels’ hidden base. 9.30 MOVIE Jurassic Park. (1993) (PG) Sam Neill, Laura Dern. Dinosaurs run amok in a theme park.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 MOVIE Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets. (2002) (PG) Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson. Boy wizard Harry returns to Hogwarts. 10.15 MOVIE The Woman In Black. (2012) (M) Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer. A lawyer examines a deceased woman’s house.

6pm Jamie’s Super Food Family Classics. 7.00 To Be Advised. 8.00 Territory Cops. (PG) 8.30 Shaka Zulu. (MA15+) 10.55 To Be Advised. 11.25 Motor Racing. Supercars Championship. ITM Auckland SuperSprint. Race 23. Highlights.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 Nazi Megastructures: U-Boat Base. Takes a look at a Nazi U-boat base. 8.30 Inside The Old Bailey. (M) Takes a look at the Old Bailey. 9.20 American Justice: Punishment. Part 1 of 3.

SUNDAY

6pm Classic Countdown: 1982. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.40 Doc Martin. (PG) Penhale holds a police open day. 8.30 The Doctor Blake Mysteries. (M) A young policeman is murdered. 9.30 Wallander. (M) Part 2 of 3. 11.00 The Divorce. (PG)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 The Wall. (PG) 8.00 Sunday Night. Hosted by Melissa Doyle. 8.45 MOVIE Star Wars: Episode VI – Return Of The Jedi. (1983) (PG) Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher. Luke Skywalker confronts The Emperor. 11.30 To Be Advised.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 Family Food Fight. (PG) 8.30 60 Minutes. Current affairs program. 9.30 Australian Crime Stories: Tilly Devine – Madam Razor. (MA15+) 10.30 See No Evil: The Vanishing Babysitter. (M) 11.35 House. (M)

6pm Family Feud: Sunday. 6.30 The Sunday Project. 7.30 Bull. (M) 8.30 Wisdom Of The Crowd. (PG) A tech innovator tries to solve his daughter’s murder. 9.30 NCIS: New Orleans. 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 The Sunday Project.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 Secrets Of The Pyramids. Part 1 of 2. 8.30 The Nineties: Television Pt 1. Examines milestones from the ’90s, beginning with a focus on television. 10.20 The Naked Village. (MA15+) The story of the village of Spielplatz. 11.15 Full Frontal. (M)

MONDAY

6.10pm Grand Designs. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Australian Story. 8.30 Four Corners. Presented by Sarah Ferguson. 9.15 Media Watch. (PG) Hosted by Paul Barry. 9.35 Q&A.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 The Wall. (PG) 8.45 Liar. (M) Laura takes matters into her own hands. 9.45 Gordon Ramsay On Cocaine. (M) 10.45 The Blacklist. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Family Food Fight. (PG) 8.45 Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders. 9.45 Chicago Justice. (M) 10.45 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (M) 11.45 Law & Order. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 All-Star Family Feud. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? Hosted by Tom Gleisner. 9.30 Man With A Plan. Adam and Andi have the “talk” with the kids. 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 WIN News.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 River Cottage Australia. (PG) 8.30 The World’s Most Extraordinary People: Life Story. (M) Presented by Gabriel Weston. 9.40 24 Hours In Emergency: Candle In The Wind. (M) An eightyear-old is rushed to hospital. 10.35 SBS News.

TUESDAY

6.10pm Grand Designs. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Screen Time. 8.30 Keeping Australia Safe. (M) Explores what it takes to protect our nation. 9.30 Horror Movie: A Low-Budget Nightmare. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 My Instant Hotel. (PG) Hosted by Luke Jacobz. 8.35 The Secret Daughter. (PG) Billie meets her mother’s sister. 9.35 To Be Advised. 11.35 Mistresses. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Family Food Fight. (PG) 8.45 The Big Bang Theory. (M) Howard and Sheldon bond. 9.15 Kath & Kim. (PG) 10.15 The Big Bang Theory. (M) 10.45 Kevin Can Wait. (PG) 11.15 Cold Case. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Jamie’s Quick & Easy Food. 8.40 NCIS. The team investigates the kidnapping of a sailor. 9.40 NCIS: Los Angeles. Deeks’ former partner goes rogue. 10.40 To Be Advised. 11.30 WIN News.

6pm Gourmet Farmer Australia. 6.30 News. 7.30 Great American Railroad Journeys. (PG) 8.30 Insight. Presented by Jenny Brockie. 9.30 Dateline. 10.00 Australia’s Shark Menace. 10.30 SBS News.

WEDNESDAY

6.10pm Grand Designs. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Hard Quiz. (PG) 8.30 Gruen. Presented by Wil Anderson. 9.05 Rosehaven. (PG) 9.35 The Letdown. (M) 10.05 Adam Hills: The Last Leg. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 My Instant Hotel. (PG) Hosted by Luke Jacobz. 8.45 The Grand Tour. (PG) The gang head to Holland. 10.15 The Jonathan Ross Show. (M) 11.15 Chicago Fire. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Family Food Fight. (PG) 8.45 MOVIE Fast & Furious 7. (2015) (M) Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson. A rogue special forces soldier vows revenge on Dom and his crew for the defeat of his brother. 11.30 Movie Juice.

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Jamie’s Quick & Easy Food. 8.40 Sisters. Julia encounters another possible sibling. 9.40 Madam Secretary. Elizabeth heads to Libya. 10.40 Hawaii Five-0. 11.30 WIN News.

6pm Gourmet Farmer Australia. (PG) 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Birth Of Empire: The East India Company. (PG) 8.40 The Mosque Next Door. Part 1 of 3. 9.40 Riviera. (MA15+) 10.35 Cardinal. (MA15+)

THURSDAY

YOUR PRIME TIME TV GUIDE

6.05pm Grand Designs. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Insert Name Here. (M) 8.30 The Ex-PM. (M) Dugdale’s poll results are dropping fast. 9.00 Bucket. (M) 9.25 Back. (MA15+) 9.50 Upper Middle Bogan. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 My Instant Hotel. (PG) 8.40 The Good Doctor. (M) Claire learns to communicate with Shaun. 9.40 MOVIE Bridget Jones’s Diary. (2001) (M) Renée Zellweger.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 RBT. (PG) 8.30 Killer Women With Piers Morgan: Amber Wright. (M) Part 2 of 5. 9.30 Wolf Creek. 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 Pompidou. (PG)

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Cram! 8.30 Gogglebox. Opinionated viewers discuss TV shows. 9.30 Law & Order: SVU. 10.30 Blue Bloods. (M) 11.30 WIN News.

6pm Gourmet Farmer Australia. 6.30 News. 7.30 Great British Railway Journeys. (PG) 8.05 Food Safari Earth. 8.35 River Cottage Australia. Paul West prepares for summer. 9.35 Bosch. (MA15+)

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9GEM (CH52)

ONE (CH81)

11 (CH82)

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 River Monsters. 8.20 Catfish: The TV Show. 9.00 Suspect. 9.45 Dynamo: Magician Impossible. 10.30 Clique.

6.30pm Seven News. 7.00 Better Homes And Gardens. 8.30 Selling Houses Australia. 10.30 To Build Or Not To Build. (PG) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.

6.30pm Storage Wars. (PG) 7.30 Car Crash TV. (PG) 8.00 Surveillance Oz. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Gone In Sixty Seconds. (2000) (M) 11.00 Outback Truckers. 12am Ink Master.

6pm MOVIE Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimarron. (2002) (G) 7.35 MOVIE Zookeeper. (2011) (PG) Kevin James. 9.35 MOVIE Superbad. (2007) (MA15+) Jonah Hill.

6pm Come Dine With Me Couples. (PG) 7.00 To The Manor Born. 7.30 Stop, Search, Seize. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Rainmaker. (1997) (M) Matt Damon. 11.15 Trauma Investigators.

6pm Hogan’s Heroes. 6.30 Happy Days. 7.30 MacGyver. (PG) 8.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 10.30 MOVIE Redirected. (2014) (MA15+) Vinnie Jones, Scot Williams, Gil Darnell.

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. (PG) 7.30 Will & Grace. 8.30 MOVIE Shall We Dance? (2004) (M) Richard Gere. 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 James Corden. (C)

SATURDAY

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Dynamo: Magician Impossible. 8.15 Would I Lie To You? The Unseen Bits. 8.45 Live At The Apollo. 9.30 The IT Crowd. 9.55 Aaron Chen Tonight.

6pm For The Love Of Dogs. (PG) 6.30 Mighty Ships. (PG) 7.30 The Yorkshire Vet. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 10.30 Escape To The Continent. 11.45 Mighty Ships. (PG)

7pm Rugby League. World Cup. England v Lebanon. 9.00 MOVIE Safe. (2012) (MA15+) Jason Statham, Catherine Chan. 11.00 Outback Truckers. (PG) 12am Ink Master. (M)

7.30pm MOVIE Grown Ups. (2010) (PG) Adam Sandler, David Spade. 9.30 MOVIE Date Movie. (2006) (M) Alyson Hannigan, Adam Campbell. 11.10 Balls Of Steel Australia. (MA15+)

7pm MOVIE The Cheyenne Social Club. (1970) (PG) James Stewart. 9.05 MOVIE True Grit. (1969) (PG) John Wayne, Glen Campbell, Kim Darby. 11.40 Murder In The First. (M)

9pm Motor Racing. Supercars C’ship. Round 13. ITM Auckland SuperSprint. Race 23. H’lights. 10.00 Car Crash Global: Caught On Camera.

6pm To Be Advised. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 9.30 MOVIE Dance Flick. (2009) (MA15+) Damon Wayans Jr, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans. 11.10 The Loop. (PG)

SUNDAY

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 River Monsters. 8.30 Stones In Exile. 9.30 Ladies And Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones. 10.30 Louis Theroux: Twilight Of The Porn Stars. 11.30 Clique.

6.30pm For The Love Of Dogs. 7.00 Border Security USA. 7.30 Border Security. 8.30 Border Security: Int. 9.00 Motorway Patrol. 9.30 Air Crash Investigation. 10.30 Border Security USA.

6.30pm Rugby League. World Cup. Fiji v Wales. 8.30 MOVIE Terminator Genisys. (2015) (M) Arnold Schwarzenegger. 11.05 World Cup. Italy v USA.

7.40pm The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE San Andreas. (2015) (M) Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario. 11.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG)

6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 Planet Earth II. (PG) 8.10 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. (PG) 9.10 Sherlock. (M) 11.10 The Closer. (M)

6.30pm Scorpion. 7.30 David Att’s Planet Earth. 8.30 Motor Racing. Supercars C’ship. Round 13. ITM Auckland SuperSprint. Race 24. H’lights. 9.30 MOVIE Tombstone. (1993)

6pm To Be Advised. 10.30 Frasier. (PG) 11.00 Becker. (PG)

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 River Monsters. 8.30 Louis Theroux’s LA Stories. 9.30 Ross Kemp: Extreme World. 10.15 Stones In Exile.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Doc Martin. (PG) 8.30 Lewis. (M) 10.30 Suspects. (M) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.

6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 MOVIE Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade. (1989) (PG) Harrison Ford, Sean Connery. 10.00 MOVIE The Abyss. (1989) (M) Ed Harris.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 7.30 Science Of Stupid. (M) 8.30 MOVIE Last Action Hero. (1993) (M) Arnold Schwarzenegger. 11.00 Cold Water Gold. (M)

6pm Come Dine With Me Couples. (PG) 7.00 To The Manor Born. 7.30 Airport Security Colombia. 8.30 MOVIE Argo. (2012) (M) 10.55 Death Row Stories. 11.55 Are You Being Served?

6pm Hogan’s Heroes. 6.30 Happy Days. 7.30 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 8.30 NCIS. (M) 10.30 Elementary. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. (PG) 7.30 Will & Grace. 8.30 Rules Of Engagement. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE From Dusk Till Dawn. (1996) (MA15+) 11.05 Frasier. 11.30 James Corden.

TUESDAY

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 River Monsters. 8.20 Hard Quiz. 8.50 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. 9.35 Banged Up Abroad. 10.20 Ross Kemp: Extreme World.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 A Touch Of Frost. (M) 9.30 Prime Suspect. (M) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.

6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Counting Cars. (PG) 9.00 Vegas Rat Rods. (M) 10.00 Full Custom Garage. (PG) 11.00 Inside West Coast Customs.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 7.30 RBT. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Tourist. (2010) (M) Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie. 10.30 Jail: Big Texas. (M) 11.30 Two And A Half Men. (PG)

6pm Come Dine With Me Couples. (PG) 7.00 To The Manor Born. 7.30 New Tricks. (PG) 8.40 Midsomer Murders. (M) 10.50 CSI: NY. (MA15+) 11.50 Heartbeat. (PG)

6pm Hogan’s Heroes. 6.30 Happy Days. 7.30 48 Hours. (M) 8.30 Homicide: Hours To Kill. (M) 9.30 VF Confidential. (M) 10.30 Elementary. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Will & Grace. 8.30 MOVIE Big Momma’s House 2. (2006) (M) Martin Lawrence. 10.30 Frasier. (PG) 11.30 James Corden.

WEDNESDAY

7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 River Monsters. 8.30 Reggie Yates: Inside The Billionaire’s Wardrobe. 9.30 My Online Nightmare. 10.30 Catfish: The TV Show. 11.10 Forbidden Love.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 The Vicar Of Dibley. (PG) 8.30 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries. (PG) 10.30 Wallander. (M)

6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. 7.30 Highway Cops. (PG) 8.00 Beach Cops. (PG) 8.30 American Restoration. (PG) 9.30 American Pickers. (PG) 10.30 Aussie Pickers. 11.30 Hardcore Pawn.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 7.30 Big Bang. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Lincoln Lawyer. (2011) (M) Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe. 11.00 Big Bang. (PG)

6pm Come Dine With Me Couples. (M) 7.00 To The Manor Born. 7.30 Call The Midwife. (M) 8.45 Agatha Christie’s Poirot. (M) 11.00 Silent Witness. (MA15+)

6pm Hogan’s Heroes. 6.30 Happy Days. 7.30 David Attenborough’s Africa. 8.30 Undercover Boss. (PG) 9.30 Todd Sampson’s Body Hack. (M) 10.30 VF Confidential. (M) 11.30 Hogan’s Heroes.

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Will & Grace. 8.30 Arj Barker: Get In My Head. (M) 10.00 The Graham Norton Show. (M) 11.00 James Corden. (M)

7pm Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 River Monsters. (PG) 8.20 Gruen XL. 9.05 The IT Crowd. (M) 9.30 Aaron Chen Tonight. (M) 10.20 Live At The Apollo. (PG) 11.10 Plebs. (MA15+)

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 The Durrells. (PG) 8.30 Murdoch Mysteries. (M) 11.30 Auction Squad.

6pm American Pickers. 7.00 American Restoration. 7.30 ScreenPLAY. (M) 8.00 Family Guy. (M) 8.30 MOVIE Captain America: The First Avenger. (2011) (M) 11.00 Family Guy.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Middle. (PG) 7.30 Survivor: Heroes V Healers V Hustlers. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Easy A. (2010) (M) Emma Stone. 10.30 WWE Raw. (MA15+) 11.30 Total Divas. (M)

6pm Come Dine With Me Couples. (PG) 7.00 To The Manor Born. 7.30 Death In Paradise. (M) 8.40 Lynda La Plante’s Trial & Retribution. (MA15+) 11.00 Cold Case. (M)

6pm Hogan’s Heroes. 6.30 Happy Days. 7.30 Car Crash Global: Caught On Camera. (PG) 8.30 Territory Cops. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Vice. (2015) (MA15+) 11.00 Diagnosis Murder.

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Will & Grace. 8.30 Sex And The City. (MA15+) 9.50 Sex And The City. (M) 10.30 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. 11.30 James Corden. (M)

MONDAY

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