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first met Penny Jane when I was 21. We were young, diving headfirst into our new careers and didn’t have a care in the world. We’d spend nights talking about our hopes and dreams. And the laughter – there was so much laughter. As time went on, our lives went separate ways. Her path took her to the city, where she married and went on to have her two beautiful daughters. We stayed in touch via social media, watching and celebrating each other’s achievements. But, it wasn’t until a couple of years ago that I came to learn of her silent struggle. Penny is one of thousands of Australians who live with chronic pain. She has undergone back surgery, suffered endless pain, survived subsequent depression and gone on to become the voice for so many others who have travelled her path. She talks freely about her journey – something that takes courage – and she continues to offer support to other women who are in similar situations. All the while, she juggles work and her role as a single mum. She is kicking goals, an inspiration not only to her daughters but to women, including me. When Penny walks into a room she lights it up with her infectious smile. She doesn’t complain, she just gets on with it. You can read her story on page 12. To all the people suffering with chronic pain conditions, remember – even in your darkest days – that there is support out there. Take care.
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DOWN TO BUSINESS Where do you live? I live in Brisbane. I also have a home on the Sunshine Coast where I hope to live permanently very soon. I just love being on the Sunshine Coast.
What is your favourite place on the Sunshine Coast and why? Currimundiâ€™s lake and beach. It is where my heart and home is, and where I enjoy being the most.
First job? At the age of 17 I went straight from school to join the military to train to be an Air Force officer at the Australian Defence Force Academy.
If you could change one thing on the Sunshine Coast, what would it be? An express train from Brisbane direct to the Coast would be fantastic.
What are you currently working on? Among my various board roles that keep me busy, I am also writing a book called Women Kind, which will be published by Allen & Unwin and will be in bookstores in September. It is about a global social media campaign I created last year called #CelebratingWomen and will also be looking at the wave of women supporting women we are seeing around the world.
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Living an ache-free life seems like a pipe dream for the millions of Australians who suffer from chronic pain. It affects their work, their family and social lives and their freedom. But there is light at the end of this dark tunnel. WORDS: Penny Jane.
“Around 20 per cent of Australia adults suffer from chronic pain and the condition costs the economy roughly $34.3 billion each year”
y mind is ticking over with countless thoughts as I sit down to write this piece about chronic pain. However, it’s not the usual, “which angle should I take on this story?” or “what will be my opening line?”. Mind you, I did contemplate that for a bit. All journalists do. But today my pain is in a particularly bad place. And what’s mostly got my mind in a bind are the relentless aches and jabs circling my body parts like a school of piranhas on a full moon, getting their daily fix as they feast on the fleshy parts around my spine and throughout my neck. There’s the mental anguish that goes with it – my soul getting ripped in every direction, getting darker by the hour as they feed. Sorry, that all got a bit shadowy there, didn’t it? But life can be a dim place at times for a chronic pain sufferer. It’s the torment of how I’ll manage the physicality of sitting in the chair for the next few hours as I bash out my thoughts. Then there’s the tactical pain management involved. The preparation of how many painkillers I’ll require. And then there’s the overriding fear which is always at the forefront of my mind – that this will be a life sentence. My chronic pain journey began seven years ago when I broke my back during the birth of my first baby.
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I suffered from a condition called spondylolisthesis where a vertebra slips out of line, and it was agreed that the best way to fix this was to fuse two vertebrae together. This is called a spinal fusion. The discs surrounding these vertebrae had also worn down to nothing so I was experiencing bone-on-bone pain, plus nerve and muscular pain. Throw in a couple of screws and a small cage to keep me together, and here I am. Still in a lot of pain, however. And pain that has never stopped, even post-surgery.
being hit in the stomach by an axe murderer. The surgery was hailed a success and I rarely suffer pain in that area of my spine, but I now have cervical disc deterioration which is causing migraines, and thoracic and shoulder pain. My pain is currently managed with the help of a pain specialist, general practitioner, physio, psychologist, exercise and medication. But this all comes at a huge cost. Though I had to fork out $11,000 for my surgery (even with private health), you can imagine what my medical costs have been in
“Life can be a dim place at times
for a chronic pain sufferer. There’s the overriding fear … that this will be a life sentence.” Penny Jane, writer and chronic pain sufferer
I still remember the affects of the surgery almost more vividly than I do giving birth to my daughters. There I lay, while an anaesthetist stood for hours keeping me alive – my bladder and other innards pulled out of my body to create the best access to my lower spine. The surgeon had decided it was better to cut me open from the front and lie my body on an angle in order to do his work. I described the pain when I woke up as
the past seven years, considering a physio visit alone is $120. Not to mention I am now a single mother of two trying to make ends meet. It is due to this dire financial situation that I’ve had to put a stop to my specialist appointments – even the physio. But I am not the only person struggling with this condition and the extraordinary expenses that come with it. According to
Bupa Australia, around 20 per cent of Australia adults suffer from chronic pain and the condition is costing the economy roughly $34.3 billion each year. Chronic Pain Australia national president Dr Coralie Wales says the biggest issues facing those in pain are suicide, mental health and financial loss, which is largely due to a lack of understanding from politicians and bureaucrats. Dr Wales says the media-fuelled “opioid crisis” has a lot to answer for when it comes to the stigma that surrounds those sufferers, especially those who use opioids as pain relief. Codeine, a common opiate medication trading under big pharma names such as Panadeine and Nurofen Plus, was taken off Australian shelves earlier this year. According to the Federal Government a rise in codeine-related deaths was the leading reason for the ban of the over-the-counter drug, which can now be acquired only via a script from a general practitioner. President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Dr Bastian Seidel told the ABC that doctors felt codeine was not an effective treatment for chronic pain, and when used over a long period of time, or in a self-medicating way, could be harmful. But Dr Wales says for those suffering long-term pain, “there are really little options”. “The last couple of years the stigma has been made worse with media attention… that people get addicted, and myweeklypreview.com.au
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COVER STORY that it’s an epidemic,” she says. “No one wants to be on [opioids]. People are only using it because it’s helping. It might have side effects but at least you’re not in pain and considering suicide.” Dr Wales says mental health and suicide go hand in hand with long-term sufferers not only due to the ongoing pain, but also because of the lack of pain relief available and the expenses that comes with practitioners. Not to mention that many of those in serious pain can no longer work, especially tradespeople and labour workers, who are trying to put food on the table, let alone receive the required care to help them move forward. While statistics on suicide have been difficult to acquire due to a lack of funding, Dr Wales knows the numbers are high. She says most overdose-related deaths are ruled as “unintentional”, but argues that many are in fact intentional, because there aren’t options for people with chronic pain. Medical marijuana is yet to be formally legalised in Australia, but Dr Wales says doctors are already touting the drug as ineffective. However, she adds, “When we say something doesn’t work, what that means is that the research hasn’t been done and there’s a lack of available evidence. “If it’s being used successfully in other countries, why can’t we take notice of that? So people have to go under the law and break the law and use medicines that aren’t standardised.” In February the Federal Government announced it would provide $10 million for research projects that focus on preventing disease and keeping people out of hospital. As part of the commitment, Professor Fiona Blyth AM from the University of Sydney will look at how patient pain can be better managed in the primary care setting, so it does not get to a point where it becomes chronic and interferes with quality of life or requires treatment with opioids. The project is based on the assumption that the key is access to effective prevention, self-management and non-pharmacological pain management. Latest evidence estimates that 83 per cent of people could be treated effectively if they
facts HOW CHRONIC PAIN IS AFFECTING AUSTRALIANS • Around 20 per cent of Australia adults suffer from chronic pain. • More women than men experience chronic pain. • It’s most common in women aged 50 to 54 and men aged 55 to 59. • Injury is the most common cause of chronic pain (38 per cent). • Other causes include arthritis, musculoskeletal conditions, headache, cancer-related pain, post-surgical persistent pain, and non-specific lower back pain. SOURCE: BUPA AUSTRALIA
had access to this type of service, according to the government. But Dr Wales says the biggest problem in Australia is that people in pain are not being listened to. “They are being completely left out of the picture. It is politicians and doctors who have decided that opioids are a bad thing, therefore the whole country should believe that these drugs cause drug addicts. “We need physios and counsellors in the community who are affordable. Beyond the five discounted physio appointments given by the government, we need to find out how we can make programs more accessible for people who are out of work. “If we want to build new models of care, we do something like co-design. We need people in the room who are experiencing chronic pain and physicians, and build models that work; that are helpful, that are empathic, patient-centred, and affordable. “It can be done. It’s just that politicians and bureaucrats get in the way and surprise, surprise the systems don’t work. You’ve got to
upskill the local physios and counsellors. And take the judgement out of it.” Physiotherapist Kristen Barrie from The McKenzie Clinic in Maroochydore agrees that health-care practitioners have a poor understanding of chronic pain. “Historically, there’s a lack of understanding and this has led to poor treatment outcomes,” Ms Barrie says. “Interventions that would usually be successful aren’t, leaving patient and practitioner frustrated and disheartened.” Ms Barrie says an alarming 75 per cent of her clients are in chronic pain, and that low back pain is the most common complaint. “People seem to accept that back pain is normal and is a part of life and ageing.” Knee and hip pain (particularly in women) are also common complaints, she says, with a vast number of patients given a diagnosis of arthritis, believing there is nothing that can be done to solve their issues and it is something they will have to live with. Ms Barrie says exercise is the number one long-term intervention that can assist in chronic pain. “The body adapts to pain in a fairly specific way. Simply put, the body shuts off certain muscles and as a result other muscles need to take over. “This changes the way we move and specifically the loads being placed on joints within the body. If we can teach our body how to effectively move without loading pain-provocative joints consistently, we will minimise pain and its impact of life.” For those suffering persistent pain, Ms Barrie says the first port of call is to see your GP about what services are available. “They need to get in contact with a physiotherapist or exercise physiologist, their movement patterns and muscle function needs to be assessed and from that an appropriate intervention plan developed. “There is no quick or easy fix for chronic pain sufferers. It is multi-faceted and something that has developed over time. Sufferers need to be committed to their rehabilitation 100 per cent.” If you are experiencing mental health issues or suicidal feelings, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 for help.
Overcoming chronic pain is a difficult task, but physios say that exercise is the best way to improve your health. Kristen Barrie of The McKenzie Clinic in Maroochydore recommends the following exercises for those suffering from chronic pain. Always consult with a physio or medical professional first. Pilates – Improve your mobility, flexibility and mental focus. Stress management and relaxation techniques – Slow down and try meditation. Learning about mindfulness and adopting the lifestyle is also a great idea. Strength and weight training – When suffering pain, it can be difficult to get your head around this type of training. But, when undertaken in conjunction with a health professional, it can have great benefits. Swimming – Gentle on your body and joints, swimming is a low-impact exercise. Rest – Ensure you rest and get a good night’s sleep. Health – Focus on the food you are eating. A well-balanced diet will do wonders for your physical and mental health.
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SUNSHINE COAST VICTIM INSPIRES SAFER MOTORING Tragically, 59 young motorists were killed on Queensland roads last year, with more than half the fatalities involving P-plate or learner drivers. These are statistics Cindy Klienhans wants to change through the inaugural Jake’s Memory Ride & Drive – Be Alive at 25 event on May 6. Cindy’s son Jake Dunn died after a single vehicle crash in 2015. Mr Dunn, 22, was driving to his Carinity Education Glendyne principal Dale Hansen and Jake’s Memory Ride new job at Kilcoy when the wheel of his vehicle and Drive organiser Cindy Klienhans hit wet debris and he crashed into a tree at Maleny. He had gained his provisional driver’s licence only five months before. “Drugs, alcohol, fatigue and speed were not factors, in fact it was an emergency situation where he could not regain control of his car through lack of education,” Cindy says. The May 6 event aims to raise $25,000 to buy a simulator for young driver education. To donate, visit gofundme.com/jakesmemoryrideanddrive.
ISLAND CHARITY SWIM TESTS THE LIMITS Swimmers are limbering up for a good cause as they gear up for the annual Island Charity Swim. The 11-kilometre swim from Mudjimba Beach around Mudjimba Island (also known as Old Woman Island) to Mooloolaba Beach has been a much-need fundraiser for the Currimundi and Nambour Special Schools since the year 2000, as well as an endurance challenge for even the fittest swimmers. The course takes participants two kilometres off shore and can take up to four hours to complete. To register for the May 12 swim, visit islandcharityswim.com.au.
$800 MILLION TIME TO GET PLANTING The Planting is set to return from May 4 to 6. Originally a working bee to rejuvenate the site of the Woodford Folk Festival, The Planting has grown into a truly distinctive event on Queensland’s festival calendar. Held over the long weekend, The Planting offers a thought-provoking program of leading thinkers and doers, original music from world-class acts, artisan workshops and a highly successful Children’s Festival. More than 110,000 native trees have been planted on the Woodfordia site. Tickets for the 2018 festival are available at theplantingfestival.com.
LET’S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN The Time Warp Festival was originally a private event for iconic Sunshine Coast cafe Ricks Garage in 2015, but it has grown into a community celebration that embraces rockabilly music, hot rods, hot bikes and pin-up dresses. The next festival will be held on May 6 from 10am in Palmwoods’ Main Street and boasts 100 cars, 200 bikes, 35 stalls and nine bands. Last year’s festival attracted 11,000 people and this year is set to be even better. For more information, visit timewarpfestival.com.au.
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NOOSA’S LANA ROGERS WINS IRONWOMAN TITLE Noosa Heads young gun Lana Rogers has taken out her first Australian Ironwoman title at Scarborough Beach in Perth on the weekend. The 22-year-old (pictured competing at Ocean6/Nutrigrain Series earlier this year) stormed ahead of Kurrawa’s Rebecca Creedy and North Bondi’s Lizzie Welborn to secure the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships in the perfect end to her season. Ms Rogers is now turning her sights to the Coolangatta Gold, which will be held on October. She placed fifth on debut last year and hopes her strong results this year will place her in good stead for the iconic event. The endurance race consists of a 23-kilometre ski leg, 9.2-kilometre run, a 3.5-kilometre swim leg and a 6.1-kilometre board leg.
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The Federal Government will commit $800 million towards the construction phase of the Cooroy to Curra–Section D project, improving the safety, flood resilience and capacity along the Bruce Highway. Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack says the investment builds on an existing $52 million commitment for planning and development of the project. Section D eliminates eight sets of traffic lights and will see the construction of a new 26-kilometre, four-lane bypass of Gympie to complete the final link in the 62-kilometre upgrade of the Bruce Highway between Cooroy and Curra.
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Sunshine Coast Commonwealth Games athletes came home to a hero’s welcome at an event organised by the Australian Sports Federation on April 18. Among our medallists was Liam Schluter (pictured), who was one of the first Australian athletes to win a medal at the Gold Coast games. The 19-yearold Kawana Waters swimmer claimed a silver medal in the men’s S14 200-metre freestyle on the first night of competition. Mr Schluter touched the wall in one minute, 56.23 seconds, just behind England’s Thomas Hamer.
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A BLESSING NOT A CURSE With the majority of parents opting to abort Down syndrome foetuses in Australia, Mike Belnap would like people to know that having a Down syndrome son was the best thing that ever happened to him, and he shares his heartwarming story in a new book. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.
ike Belnap would like people to know that being the father of a son with Down syndrome is the best thing that ever happened to him. So much so, that he’s written a book about his life with son Ty, who went on to achieve so much more than the doctors predicted when he was born in 1978. “The doctor pulled me aside and took me to the bathroom so Nancy couldn’t hear. He said you may have problems. You don’t really need to take him home you know. And he’ll never do much.” Mike and then wife Nancy were horrified. Both teachers with an interest in disadvantaged youth, there was no chance of that happening. “When all this happened and the doc said what he said, it was a big shock,” says Mr Belnap. “I had to go back and face my students the next day. In Adelaide, if you had Down syndrome you went to a home called Minda Home. The worst thing you could get called in the playground was not a retard, it was a Minda. I walked in to the classroom and said guys, my kid’s a Minda. From that moment, Ty started teaching people things.” Adventurous souls with a love of the water, the Belnaps raised Ty on a boat from the age of 18 months. “We took our boat and sailed with Ty from Adelaide all the way up to Innisfail in Queensland and back again in a year. The boat was laced with prawn netting so it was a huge playpen and Ty had a safety harness with a leash on it. “We were so concerned about Ty leaving his early intervention program for a year, that when he returned home we would see maybe we had been selfish parents. Ty had semi-normal milestones for everything. In Adelaide, a lot of children with Down syndrome are partial to cold and flu. Ty didn’t have a single cold. As soon as he got off the dock, he got up and walked. He had lived in a gymnasium. Along the way we had a little girl. We stopped in at Coffs Harbour to have her and she went to see when she was three weeks old. All three of our kids were raised on a boat.” The Belnaps, originally from the US, settled on the Sunshine Coast in 1993 and both Mike and Ty were involved with Mooloolaba Surf Club for 20 years. Both keen surf lifesavers, surfers and swimmers, Mike was one of the founders
Mike Belnap with his son Ty of the Sunshine Coast charity surf day, The Board Meeting. Ty attended Sunshine Beach High, where he became a champion swimmer and participated in the Special Olympics for a number of years. Sadly, Nancy passed away from cancer in 2011, which had a devastating impact on Ty. “She was very talented in everything she did and the ultimate mother,” says Mike. “She was voracious in her quest to get the best for Ty.” Mike has also been battling terminal kidney cancer since 2000 and is currently living in a motorhome and travelling through Tasmania, making the most of the time he has left. “I’ve been fried, I’ve been slashed and I’ve been poisoned,” he says. “I’d been pumping life as much as I could, surfing, surf lifesaving, doing weights. Due to my medications, I’ve lost my
balance and I can’t surf or sail anymore. “I said to myself okay, sailing is gone, I’ve lost my wife, the love of my life, I’ve lost surfing to cancer, what am I going to do? I’m going to sail on land. So I sold the house and bought a beautiful big 4WD motorhome. What are you going to do? Sit at home and watch Dr Phil?” Mr Belnap has now remarried and is sharing his life on the road with his new wife Helen, who his three children, Ty, Mikaela and Rhys are all fond of. Mike’s daughter Mikaela, a lieutenant commander in the Navy and currently based in Cairns, took on the role of Ty’s legal guardian in order to give Mike an improved quality of life in his remaining years. However, Mikaela is due to be posted out of Cairns and when she goes, Ty will have to live independently. However, he doesn’t qualify for government assistance as he is deemed too able, despite a number of challenges and impairments. “The NDIS in Queensland for Ty is non-existent,” Mr Belnap says. “We tried to get him into a group home but they wouldn’t take him. He has other challenges; he’s had mental illness for a while.” Mike wrote his book, Down to the Sea, with the assistance of author Candy Lawrence in the hope sales will give Ty a passive income, but there was also another reason. “What people need to understand is, when you have a kid with Down syndrome, they’re the best thing that ever happened to you. “The whole purpose of the book was to provide two things. One is hope for parents who have a baby with Down syndrome. They’re aborting Down syndrome foetuses in vitro, saying do you really want to have a kid like that? People freak. “Ty has given us every possible thing that we could have. My life has been richer for knowing Ty. I want to let people to know that Down syndrome isn’t a punishment, it’s a blessing.” To donate, visit kickstarter.com and search for: Down syndrome parenting: a story of joy and heartache. The campaign closes on May 8. Down to the Sea by Mike Belnap and Candy Lawrence will be available from Mooloolaba Surf Club in August or from monkeyread.me. All sales from the book will help fund Ty’s continuing care.
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re you a lucky person? I am that girl who never wins the meat tray in the raffle. I have never won more than $2 from a scratchie. But my luck has changed in a big way. Apart from somehow bagging my husband, and having my beautiful kids, the best thing ever is about to happen to me. Work is sending me to London to cover the royal wedding for the radio. Yes: our Harry! Yes: the actress from Suits! Yes: that wedding! And yes, even the thought of flying for 24 hours surviving on red wine, Panadol and re-runs of Gilmore Girls in a seat the size of a chicken coop is not putting me off the grand adventure ahead. I am giddy with excitement. I have already packed my boots, coat and scarf and I am hoping there is a chill in the British air as I plan to sip lots of tea and eat lots of battered fish and chips and do every touristy thing one can do when one is in London. I am not packing too much either, as I also plan to buy lots of royal wedding souvenir coffee cups and tea towels. I keep thinking my boss has possibly confused me with a far superior employee who works longer hours and deserves to go abroad. But that is the trap door working against us in our minds that so many women allow to sabotage ourselves, called insecurity. So I am taking this gift and running with it to the international airport. I know the royal family brings out the cynicism when it
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ould Buderim become the next tourism hotspot, matching the likes of Monaco, Cabo or Portofino? Heidi Meyer and Kim Carroll believe it can. The Buderim couple lodged a development application for the $95-million Badderam Eco Luxe Resort and Spa in November 2015 and last week, the Sunshine Coast Council approved what could become Queensland’s first zero waste eco-luxe resort. Councillors Ted Hungerford and Tim Dwyer voted against the application, which includes 125 suites, three restaurants, a wellness day spa, conference and function facilities and basement parking for 177 vehicles across a four-hecatare site at 24–26 Box Street by 2025. The council imposed 158 conditions on the development. Originally, the application was due to be decided via delegated authority. However, deputy mayor Tim Dwyer called it up to the full council in October to ensure the project was fully considered. Following last week’s meeting, Cr Hungerford voiced concerns about the potential for landslips during development despite the developers providing two independent geotechnical reports. “(This is) massively outside the town plan in a high-slip zone that has large excavations in the town of Buderim. I am worried about the precedent for future development on the Buderim escarpment,’’ he says. Planning and Development councillor Christian Dickson says Badderam shows what is possible for the
Artist’s impression Buderim community and the wider Sunshine Coast. “We talk about airports, we talk about job creation, and none of that’s going to happen unless we can get some development to support it. We often have people saying why are you having an international airport if you have no five-star accommodation and you know what? It’s a very good question,” he says. “This is really a step in the right direction, this is a really unique, boutique development for Buderim. We shouldn’t be having five to 10-storey buildings in Buderim, it should be fitting in with the landscape.” Cr Dickson says he has not, in his 12 years in the
council, seen residents turn out en masse to support a development in their town and he credits this to Ms Meyer and Mr Carroll’s openness and transparency with local residents and the wider Coast community. Celebrating the news, Ms Meyer says she welcomes the conditions the council has placed on the project. “We actually feel good about (the conditions) because it keeps everyone on the straight and narrow and it keeps them to a song sheet,” she says. “Those conditions are elements that we are really proud and happy to support. “Our aim has always been to create something the community is proud of, with an ethos of creating environmental consciousness in the region and getting the community to all start thinking sustainably.” The process of securing an operator will now begin and the council has given a two-year deadline for this to be completed. Ms Meyer says it is the strong focus on sustainability and zero waste management through its day-to-day operations that will make Badderam, which will be located just a few hundred metres from the Buderim village, much more than simply a green-rated resort. “This is not just a green building– we want to secure the right operator that will adhere to that strong environmental ethos in the day-to-day operations,” she says.
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Rising Sunshine Coast country music artist Ali Shield has the world at her feet. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.
Take some time out with your littlies and enjoy a fun and creative new program at Caloundra Regional Gallery – Toddler Wednesdays. This weekly event, which is held in The Artroom from 10am to 11am every second Wednesday until June 27, will have sessions specifically designed for two to four-year-olds facilitated by arts educator Lindy Saunders. Cost is $10 with materials included. Visit gallery. sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au to book.
nine-year-old Ali Shield found power in writing songs, stories and poems after her beloved Nanna passed away. She would read them to her parents in their Marcoola lounge room and when she was 16, she picked up a guitar and began to perform them in the country music style her Nanna adored. As one of seven children, she had a ready audience and now the 22-year-old is expanding her musical horizons with her debut EP, The Lounge Room Sessions. Contracting to Virgin, Qantas and Jetstar airlines as a customer service agent for Aerocare and helping out at a veterinary surgery in Coolum, Ms Shield spends every spare moment working on her music. Her EP, which was released late last year, sold out of the first batch of CDs within two weeks and has been rating well on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and Apple Music. Ms Shield says working with Benjy Pocock at Vibetone Recording Studios in Pomona saw her songs transformed into an EP that has made her musical journey more than just a dream. A music video has already been released for the first track, City of Dreams. To find out more about this talented local singer/songwriter, visit alijadeshield.com.
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THE MELODY Author: Jim Crace Publisher: PanMacmillan RRP: $14.99 Reviewer: Gill Read Mr Busi’s world of music, gentility and social responsibility is about to clash with that of the younger land developers who are moving in with forked tongues to destroy his home and local habitat. At the same time, Mr Busi, a local celebrity, is struggling with old age, loneliness and retirement. Vulnerable under the circumstances, will he have the strength and humanity to defend the land and those less powerful on it, or will his life take on a different tune? The questions the narrative poses have a universal relevance. Crace’s beautifully gentle and poetic style is underscored by the serious themes in this novel. I found the last chapter of the story slightly brief and bare in contrast to the reader’s detailed relationship with Busi in the first part of the book, however I enjoyed the read very much and the reflection it provoked.
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The USC Art Gallery’s latest exhibition, The Strip Show, is a KicksArts Contemporary Arts touring exhibition that examines the influence of comic strips on the work of Australian artists Stephen Bird, Chayni Henry, Shin Koyama, Jonathan McBurnie, Brian Robinson and Charles Street. USC Art Gallery manager Megan Williams says the exhibition works on several levels. “On the surface, the works in The Strip Show are fun, colourful and full of recognisable comic characters such Batman, Astro Boy and Monkey Magic,” she says. “However, the artists utilise the pop sensibility and subversive possibility of the comic strip to unveil truths about humanity.” The Strip Show is at the USC Art Gallery until May 12. The gallery is open free from 10am to 4pm Monday to Saturday.
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Check out these mouthwatering meals from some of the Coast’s best restaurants next time you’re eating out. TASTE OF THE USA Experience the flavours of the US for $19 per menu item. Choose from tender ribs, wings, cajun chicken, seafood gumbo and more. Friday, May 11. Book now. T on Course, Pelican Water Golf Club, 5437 5000, pelicangolf.com.au.
MID-WEEK DINNER DATE Choose any two main meals from the menu and two standard drinks for $55 every Wednesday night. A specialty is the Pasanda chicken curry with naan bread and pilau rice. Driftwood Restaurant, Rivershore Resort, 5458 2200, rivershore.com.au.
TUESDAY TOPPERS Get a free topper with any main meal from the chargrill. Choose from tom yum, tempura prawns, battered onion rings or a chef’s special. Courtesy bus available. Maroochy Surf Club, Maroochydore, 5443 1298, maroochysurfclub.com.au.
LOOKING FOR A LIGHTER BITE? Pear and ricotta savoury tart with spinach, fetta and balsamic glaze from the newly opened Hub Cafe, $5.50, Also serving wraps, pizzas, sandwiches and light meals. Club Kawana, Wurtulla, 5493 1233, clubkawana.com.au.
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TWO-COURSE LUNCH Boasting stunning water views and a delicious menu, Ebb now has new owners. Try their two-course lunch for $39 available Wednesday to Sunday. Dinner Friday and Saturday. Ebb Waterfront Restaurant, Maroochydore, 5452 7771, ebbwaterfront.com.
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THE NUN IN SUSPENDERS INGREDIENTS • 60 ml (¼ cup) light soy sauce • 6 cm knob of ginger, peeled and thinly sliced • 2 spring onions, white and green parts separated, green parts thinly shredded, to serve • 3 (about 250 g each) chicken breast fillets • 300 g broccoli, cut into florets • 1 × 375 g packet thin flat rice stick noodles SICHUAN HOT AND NUMBING SAUCE • 60 ml (¼ cup) canola oil • ¼–½ teaspoon dried red chilli flakes, depending on their heat • 2 teaspoons sichuan peppercorns • 60 ml (¼ cup) black vinegar • 3 teaspoons caster sugar • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
COOKING TIP Top the dish with bean sprouts, coriander leaves and toasted sesame seeds.
METHOD Pour one litre of water into a deep frying pan. Add the soy sauce, ginger and white parts of the spring onion and bring to the boil over medium heat. Reduce the heat to low. Add the chicken fillets and simmer for eight minutes. While the chook is cooking, make the hot and numbing sauce. Heat the oil in a small frying pan over medium heat until just warmed. Remove from the heat, add the chilli flakes and set aside to cool and infuse. Place the sichuan peppercorns in a mortar and use a pestle to grind coarsely. Transfer to a small bowl. Add the chilli oil, black vinegar, sugar and sesame oil. Stir well to dissolve the sugar and set aside. Turn the chicken over and add the broccoli to the pan. Cook for a further two minutes, or until the broccoli is bright green and tender-crisp. Use tongs to transfer the broccoli to a bowl, then cover and keep warm. Set the chicken aside in the cooking liquid, it will finish cooking in the residual heat. Cook the noodles following the packet instructions. Drain well. Thinly slice the chicken. Divide the
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Here are some wonderful tips from Hollywood icon, Audrey Hepburn (born May 4, 1929): “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”
With Jupiter jumping through your sign (until November 8), a personal project shows great promise. But, don’t let negative self-talk hold you back. You have to be your Number One fan. If you don’t believe in yourself, why should anyone else?
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This week, you’ll be given the chance to heal an old emotional wound or patch up a partnership problem. Don’t let false pride stop you from taking a leap forward when it comes to love and forgiveness; accept the opportunity with an open heart.
Are you being a grumpy goat? A personal or professional project isn’t progressing as quickly as you’d like. This week’s stars encourage you to perceive delays as opportunities to review. It’s also a great time to formulate your goals for the future.
Prosperity planet Jupiter is visiting your career zone until November 8. But, don’t just sit back and wait for good luck to magically fall into your lap. Astute Aquarians will have a plan and be proactive. Then you’ll really start to kick some goals!
This week, the sun and Neptune encourage you to express your compassionate nature and reach out to someone who needs a helping hand in your local community. With Venus visiting your domestic zone, charity definitely begins at home!
WORD STEP Complete the list by changing one letter at a time to create a new word at each step. One possible answer shown below.
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6. Which group released the 2006 album St. Elsewhere? 7. Kate Winslet (pictured) and Leonardo DiCaprio played April and Frank Wheeler in which 2008 film? 8. What flavour are Jaffa lollies? 9. What group of three islands are located at the mouth of Galway Bay, on the west coast of Ireland? 10. Is a loris a type of bird, reptile or primate?
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LEO (JUL 24-AUG 23) It’s a great week to set goals and dream big for the future - and don’t make them too pedestrian! It’s time for cautious cats and languid lions to reach for the stars, as the sun shines in your career zone (and aspects inspirational Neptune).
CROSSWORD: Across: 1 Tedious 4 Gamut 7 Arch 8 Alliance 10 Pilgrimage 12 Doting 13 Mutiny 15 Rhinoceros 18 Prologue 19 Stun 20 Nixon 21 Geology Down: 1 Tramp 2 Docility 3 Salami 4 Going Dutch 5 Mind 6 Therapy 9 French horn 11 Libretto 12 Deadpan 14 Unsung 16 Sunny 17 Coax
Your creative side will take you places this week, so use daydreams, visualisation and active imagination to help you set goals, make wishes and devise plans for the future. Don’t limit yourself by dreaming small … make sure you go for gold!
QUIZ: 1. 1974 2. Ethology 3. Arsenal 4. Ray Charles 5. Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal 6. Gnarls Barkley 7. Revolutionary Road 8. Orange and chocolate 9. Aran Islands 10. Primate
CANCER (JUN 22-JUL 23)
Venus is vamping through your sign, which boosts your Gemini charisma and sense of fun, so it’s a terrific time to turn up the charm factor and call in a few old favours. However, too much hilarity (and no action) will just annoy others (who are doing all the work).
WORD STEP: GUILT GUILE GUIDE GLIDE GLADE BLADE
GEMINI (MAY 22-JUN 21)
With the sun in your sign (and making beautiful music with Neptune), it’s time to take your dreams and spin them into practical and productive projects. Plus, Venus boosts self-esteem and gives you the inner confidence to follow your destiny.
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TAURUS (APR 21-MAY 21)
This week’s emphasis is on volunteer work, or just providing assistance to someone less fortunate. Your mantra is from Audrey Hepburn: “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands; one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”
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MORE GROWTH AHEAD Residents of the southern states who want to call the Sunshine Coast home are continuing to help push growth in the region.
nterstate migration is a key factor in the population growth of the Sunshine Coast as southerners take advantage of greater affordability and lifestyle. This is good news for the region according to RiskWise Property Research CEO Doron Peleg, who says due to this ongoing population growth, the area is likely to deliver solid capital growth and returns over the medium to long term. Mr Peleg says the Sunshine Coast has delivered consistently strong population growth over the past five years and this is predicted to continue in the foreseeable future. “The area’s affordability has been a major drawcard behind this migration, especially for large numbers of interstate purchasers who can’t afford to buy such great lifestyle properties in places like Sydney and Melbourne,” he says. “We expect the growing ageing population will also help continue this growth trajectory.” He says with low building approvals (at only three per cent for houses and 5.4 per cent for units) comes good demand and alongside that, solid capital growth. There are currently only 3323 house
“The area’s affordability has been a major drawcard behind migration” Doron Peleg
building approvals in the pipeline across the entire regional area of the Sunshine Coast and due to high demand, this is likely to be easily absorbed into the market. There are also just 2581 new units to be added over the next 24 months, which is unlikely to have any significant impact on the market. Mr Peleg says the region has “a good proportion” of residents who make their living elsewhere, are professionals who worked from home, or are retired. “They make up a significant amount of the population, so while a healthy job market is important, in this case, and particularly
for above-average properties, there shouldn’t be too much emphasis placed on the fact this region does not have a huge job market. “Also, the unemployment rate is likely to deliver some improvement pending the ongoing recovery of the Queensland economy following the decline of the mining industry. And while weekly wages for individuals on the Sunshine Coast are slightly below that of Queensland and Australia, this should come as no surprise given the large number of retirees in the area.” Mr Peleg says with a price-to-income ratio of 9.1, houses in the region are considered expensive relative to greater
Brisbane and this is largely due to the low median household income. However, he says the rate is still moderate when compared with those found in Sydney and Melbourne. With a median price of $597,000, Mr Peleg says the area offers relatively affordable houses and the rental return of 4.7 per cent is strong. He says the region is also reaping the benefits from the addition of a number of large-scale projects funded by the local and state governments, including the Sunshine Plaza redevelopment, the new SunCentral Maroochydore CBD, a new entertainment centre at the Big Top Shopping Centre and several property redevelopments.
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INCREDIBLE BUYING ON TOP OF MALENY Perfect position on a 2202m2 block with sweeping panoramic views. Magnificent home designed by award winning architects. Open plan living inside spills out to the outdoor entertaining area. The main bedroom enjoys huge views, a large walk in robe, ensuite, external spa & adjoining study / library. Just 8 minutes from Maleny, if you’re looking for the best in architectural design and stunning panoramic views from the rolling hills to the Glasshouse Mountains then DO NOT MISS your chance to own this property! $1,299,950 Wootha via Maleny
Exclusive Agent Jess Luthje 0438 616 064 www.malenyrealty.com.au / 19492095
RARE DUPLEX ONE STREET FROM THE BEACH You need to be quick because this location might be forever, but the opportunity to secure it is definitely not. A beautifully maintained duplex. Views to the East over Golden Beach from the main bedroom. Immaculate presentation, spacious open plan interior with large entertaining area & rear garden. Very workable layout – bedrooms, 2 way bathroom upstairs, second bath, living, kitchen & lock up garage with internal access downstairs. No Body Corp fees and position perfect, 1min walk to beach & 10min walk to Stockland shops. Inspection by appointment. Offers Above $600,000 Golden Beach
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40 Image Flat Road, Nambour Open: Saturday 9.30 – 10am Price: Offers from $725,000 considered Ian Black 0407 587 503
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18 Goodey Way, Kureelpa Open: Saturday 10 – 10.30am Price: Offers from $695,000 Ian Black 0407 587 503
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5442 1888 Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE
WEST WOOMBYE 8-10 HAMILTON ROAD
3 BED, 2 BATH, 3 CAR
It was standing room only with more than 80 people in attendance at North Shore Realty’s in-room multi-auction event held at the Ramada Resort Marcoola on April 19. The real estate team did not disappoint with six of the 10 properties being either sold prior or being locked in under the auctioneer’s hammer on the night. The remaining four properties have secured interest from buyers.
It was another resounding success for principals Keith Blanchard and Jay Pashley from the Marcoola office and Noel Mooney from the Coolum office. “We have been running these multiauction events for over five years now and are pleased with the results. It’s great testimony to the skills and capabilities of our agents around the auction process,’’ says Mr Blanchard.
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ULTRA STYLISH HOME – PANORAMIC VIEWS! • 6 acres in very private, quite location • SPECTACULAR long range views, cooling breezes • Modern, tasteful refurbishment – open plan • Spacious verandah’s on 3 sides of the home • Land could suit cattle, crops, bikes • Owner’s are downsizing – fabulous family property!
Price: $695,000 Inspect: SAT 1 – 1.40 Contact: Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599 John Pyne 0418 710 209 Property ID: 572610
TOWEN MOUNTAIN: 14 ACRES “OFF GRID”, Innovative, Cool Hideaway! 3brms, 1bath, 1car. Privacy assured, verandas, views, unique, sustainable living.
WOOMBYE: U3/29A BLACKALL STREET - 2 bedroom unit .. neat and tidy, situated in a complex of 4 units – Close to cafes, bank, eateries, transport, schools & shops.
PALMWOODS: 39 BAMBOO RD - 4bed, 2 bath, block home on 1 acre, fruit trees, shed, quiet dirt road. Private setting – owner’s downsizing.
WEST WOOMBYE: 409-415 BLACKALL RANGE RD - Sophisticated, private 10 acre property with views. 4brms, 3bath, 2car, pool, sep.studio, Inspection a Must!
ROSEMOUNT: 79 PETRIE CREEK RD - 3 bed (with approval for 4th room), 2bath home on 7.47 hectares, room for shed/s, pool, run cattle, keep horses – a must see!!
WOOMBYE: 4 bed, 2 bath PJ Burns home, elevated 2130sqm block, possible development potential (s/j to council approval) 7m x 6m shed.
LAND FOR SALE: Last remaining block in established estate. Views, cul de sac position, 738sqm. All services to the block – water, sewerage and power.
INSPECTION INVITED OFFERS FROM $595,000 SAT 11 – 11.40 $277,000 SAT 12 – 12.40
SAT 1 – 1.40 SAT 2 - 2.40 $745,000 BUYERS IN THE LOW $600,000’S WONT LAST! $265,000
Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412 | Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599 | John Pyne 0418 710 209 | Virginia Brown 0400 763 837
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SECLUDED DUAL OCCUPANCY ON PRISTINE HINTERLAND ACREAGE Unique designer pod home with good separation of bedrooms to the main living areas of the house, make for the perfect family home on this grand and pristine acreage property. As you make your way down a leafy driveway, you will be instantly surprised with the openness before you and the rain forest as the backdrop of this grand acreage property. The original Logan Home set to the left of the drive, offering a three-bedroom home with a large rear veranda with rainforest views and a large enclave of bird life. The main home is a pod style build, with generous sized bedrooms, high ceilings, two office stations and a rear veranda with rainforest and hinterland views. Open for Inspection: Saturday 1.00-1.45pm 7 BED | 3 BATH | 8 CAR | 3 Phase Power Shed | 1 Barn Paul Ciseau 0411 662 738 Address: 52 Kondalilla Falls, Montville firstname.lastname@example.org Price: Offers over $850,000
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MAJESTIC RANCH STYLE HOME, NESTLED IN A PRIVATE OASIS 72 TOPVIEW DRIVE, TANAWHA This property is a perfect combination of luxury and quality set on just over an acre, with family friendly layout and mod cons. • Master bedroom features spa ensuite, dressing room or parents retreat • Gourmet kitchen with stainless 6 burner gas cooktop • 15m x 6m alfresco entertaining area featuring retractable roofing • 2 x triple bay sheds with mezzanine and three phase power • Ducted air, Solar and Eco septic system, Security alarms • Minutes from premium schooling, University and Buderim village
• 4 extra large bedrooms with built-ins • Open plan living with formal lounge • Resort style pool in a private setting • Security with back to base alarm • Established grounds & gardens • Side access for boat or caravan
Saturday 10-10.30am & Wednesday 4.30-5.00pm
On-site Saturday 12th May at 11am
Chrissi Hamley 0409 575 361
The Seller’s instructions are clear, this property MUST sell as they have purchase elsewhere and the dead line is looming!
1/4 Maple Street, MALENY Phone: 5494 3022 Email: email@example.com Web: www.malenyrealestate.com
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Phone (07) 5476 3579 www.thepropertyleague.com.au
STOP LOOKING....YOU’VE FOUND IT! ........CIRCLE THIS ONE! 21 Karawatha Street, BUDERIM
Auction On - Site
Introducing a beautiful Contemporary Home, where there is nothing left to do. A well thought out design for today’s needs, with open creative space, has many features.
• New Kitchen, Pantry, New bathrooms, New Dishwasher, Ceiling fans throughout, big spa. • Solar on roof - 8 panels, 5,000 lit water tank, High Fence & Security gate at front
Auction: Saturday May 12 at 11am am
• Brick Veneer & Weatherboard, Colorbond Roof, under house storage, landscaped gardens
m Inspect: Sat & Sun 11-11.45am
• Window & Door Security Screens, Window Locks, Plenty of cupboards, Built ins in 3 BR
Neil Bourke 0417 721 602
• Bi-Fold doors opening onto deck, split air conditioning, backs onto bushland
A/C TOWNHOUSE IN THE BROOKS BACKING ONTO BUSH 24/2 Lakehead Drive, SIPPY DOWNS
CONSIDERING OFFERS OVER $470,000
This highly sought after secure-gated complex offers pool, tennis court, BBQ area & gardens all taken care of by the onsite mgr. • Not a thing to do with new ﬂooring and recent appliances • Easily entertain in the open plan living and private courtyard • Bush backdrop means you can laze in your pj’s all day • Save money with solar power or additional rental feature
4 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car Inspect: Sat 28th April, 11-11.30am Amber Fox 0405 357 735
PROVEN REAL ESTATE AGENTS On average over 20 years sales & marketing experience per team member
Our Amazing Support Team
Amber Fox 0405 357 735
Leanne King 0439 910 235
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Neil Bourke 0417 721 602
Peter Grant 0479 176 422
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Feel at home with… Leanne King 0439 910 235 L
L Leanne was the National Relations Manager for Val Morgan and attended annual movie conventions in Las M Vegas rubbing shoulders with the stars! V She believes in making the whole S process of selling as enjoyable and p ssmooth as possible and likes to take the e worry away from you by giving you the w sstar treatment. Leanne totally knows tthat communication together with great ssales and negotiation skills WILL GET YOU THE STAR RESULT YOU DESERVE! Y
YOU WILL BE THE ENVY OF YOUR FRIENDS Consider offers from $579 K
50/1 Grenada Way, KAWANA ISLAND No neighbours to peer in on you so peaceful and private large open house sized unit great for entertaining • Leeward Apartments offers many facilities & lift to your door • 2 massive north facing balconies with views to Mooloolaba • Secure, private, friendly & enjoyable Island Complex to live • Good investment tenant in place currently on short term lease
3 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car
Inspect: Sat 1.00 - 1.45 5 Leanne King 0439 910 235
Feel at home with… Peter Grant 0479 176 422 GABRIEL POOLE DESIGN BEACH FRONT UNIT U/3 1 Mandin Street, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND Two bedroom beach front unit. Short walk to Alexandra Headland beach and Mooloolaba restaurants and boutiques. • 16 units in the complex, north facing balcony • Modern kitchen and bathroom • Reverse cycle air- conditioning, undercover parking
Low $300,000’s 2 Bed 1 Bath 1 Car
Inspect: Consult Agent ent Peter Grant 0479 176 422
Peter has had a long standing career in education teaching aching English, Media, Industrial Technology and Construction. ion. He loves surfing and all water sports, not to mention AFL moving from Melbourne in 2002. Peter is a Licensed Real Estate Agent and Auctioneer starting his real estate career in 2004. His calm disposition and skillset as an educator in Construction fully equips him to construct the perfect real estate transaction for you!
Feel at home with… Darren Rix 0416 188 259
After an exciting 13yrs of professional golf living in Europe Darren and his family moved back to the Sunshine Coast in 2003. They enjoy a rural setting on 5 acres where his 4 children, 15 chickens and a dog have room to run. He likes to get a whole lot of holes in one and a whole lot of sales into one amazing sales career.
THE PINNACLE OF BUDERIM’S BEST 49 William Street, BUDERIM • The beneﬁts of acreage without all the work • Central to Buderim village and the Sunshine Coast’s best schools • Peaceful and private, not easy to ﬁnd this close to town • Views from the beach to the mountains • Modern Queenslander homestead nestled in private setting, walk to village
Buyers in the low $1,000,000’s 3 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car
Inspect: Sat 2.00 – 2.45pm pm Darren Rix 0416 188 259
Feel at home with… Amber Fox 0405 357 735 END TOWNHOUSE WITH COURTYARD, A/C AND WATER TANK Considering offers around $400,000
93/8 Starling Street, BUDERIM The Atrium offers a great lifestyle with pools, playground and bbq areas plus great community feel • Sleek kitchen with dishwasher, pantry and loads of bench space • Room for kids and toys with 2 separate living areas • Great tenant in place paying $445 per week • Café, Pizza, Gym, Convenience Store & Hairdresser a walk away
4 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car
Inspect: Contact Agent Amber Fox 0405 357 735
Amber moved from Melbourne to the Coast in 2000. She lives on 1.5 acres with her family and loves sitting on the deck having Sunday pancakes in her PJ’s. Amber writes & sings gospel songs, plays the piano and enjoys cuddles with her 2 mastiff dogs. She’s an amazing mother of 4 and an almighty Mother of Real Estate.
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CONTEMPORARY DESIGN EXCEPTIONAL INDIVIDUAL HOME 6 Millstream Court, BUDERIM
• Short stroll to Buderim Village or waterfall • Versatile layout, suitable for families • Hand-cut block sandstone, with unique features • Entertainer’s delight; indoor, outdoor, all seasons • Separate accommodation for multiple purposes • Private large allotment, surrounded by parkland
Price: Mid $1 Million
VIEW: Saturday, 28 April 1 pm - 2 pm
CONTACT: Jo Daley 0403 252 957
Defined by a relaxing sense of space, this impressive family residence delivers a creative interior design focusing on maximising natural light with flawless styling. Positioned for ultimate convenience in a peaceful cul-de-sac with a bush backdrop, it is close to shops and schools. It features a stone kitchen with modern appliances, gas cooking and chef’s oven. There are stylish and casual living areas overlooking a bush backdrop. The master suite has direct pool access, a walk-in robe and ensuite with double vanity. The other four bedrooms have built-in robes and fans. The home has ducted zoned airconditioning, is fully fenced and has an alfresco area.
14 GOOMBURRA PLACE, BUDERIM 5 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Auction on site Saturday, April 28 @ 3pm TM Estate Agents 5373 5077 Tanya Mungomery 0414 260 711
IS THE ABSOLUTE BEST VALUE WITHIN KINGS BEACH
2 BEDROOM APARTMENTS
$359,000 - $459,000 TOP FLOOR 3 BEDROOM $629,000 - $669,000 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.
AGENT ON SITE SATURDAY 11-11.30AM 27 VERNEY STREET, KINGS BEACH PROJECT MARKETING firstname.lastname@example.org 1800 988 242 - www.oceanverge.com.au
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9 Altitude Drive, Nambour
Beautiful modern home with captivating views
Price: $619,000 Inspect: Saturday 1-1.20pm View: 19860785 outstandingagents.com.au Jason Stock M 0411 123 888
Situated in the popular suburb of Burnside, this home has views stretching from the Dulong plateau across to the township. Providing a blend of land & lifestyle, this stylish residence suits young families and professional couples alike. • Start your days with the radiant energy that only abundant natural light brings • Surrender to the pleasure of meal preparation in your stunning Galley kitchen • Enjoy evening dinners with friends on your large outdoor entertaining deck with views • Mancave/workshop/office or boat undercroft – your choice….but the beer fridge fits!! • And bring your caravan home too: set on a 744m2 block with side gate access
16 Park Road, Nambour
Stunning Value. Must Be Seen! Don’t miss this terrific opportunity. This home has it all! • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 car garage • Huge under house workshop/man cave • Large kitchen, open plan lounge & dining • North facing deck, views, fully fenced • Detached dwelling on Community Title • Walking distance to Nambour’s CBD
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Price: Offers Over $419,000 Inspect: By Appointment View: 18399705 outstandingagents.com.au Jason Stock 0411 123 888 RE/MAX Property Sales
27 Murray Crescent, Nambour
Big, Bold, Dual Occupancy? Looking for a large family home? Or maybe a dual living arrangement? • 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom & living upstairs • 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom & rumpus downstairs • Beautiful decks & stunning in-ground pool • Recently renovated kitchen and bathroom • Repainted, recarpeted, new lights & fans • Close to Nambour CBD & transport links
Price: $439,000 Inspect: Saturday 12-12.20pm View: 19243415 outstandingagents.com.au Jason Stock 0411 123 888 RE/MAX Property Sales
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ONLY 6 LOTS REMAIN FROM $199,000 @ 1000m2 Average size With nature as your neighbour living at Birdwing Forest is the quintessential Sunshine Coast lifestyle. Peaceful, private and secure on the perfect location to build your dream home or Buderim investment property.
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14 Goomburra Place, BUDERIM
5 Bed | 3 Bath | 2 Car
Deﬁned by a relaxed sense of space and privacy, this impressive and beautifully presented home provides
Auction Saturday 28th April 3.00pm View Saturday 28th April 2.30—3.00pm
family lifestyle excellence. This expansively proportioned abode showcases classic style and sophistication in a haven for indoor / outdoor pleasure overlooking a bush backdrop. Offering ducted air-conditioning, spacious master retreat and gourmet stone kitchen set in a quiet cul-de-sac moments to elite schools and all amenities.
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Open House Saturday 10 - 10.30
Open House Saturday 10 - 10.30
16 Serenity Circuit. Builders own waterfront home.
16 Osbourne Ct. Beautiful, north facing waterfront lifestyle!
Smart placement of the living areas upstairs takes full advantage of the panoramic lakefront views. French Oak ﬂoors ﬂow throughout the open plan kitchen, dining, living and lounge spaces. • The north facing, master bedroom is also upstairs and features its own balcony, his and her walk through robe and ensuite with bath. • The kitchen offers natural light, space and quality appliances that include a large gas cook top, 900mm under bench oven, microwave and dishwasher. High end stone benches extend to a massive island workspace and breakfast bar. • Downstairs the features continue with a teenager, or guest retreat featuring two large bedrooms with bathroom, separate toilet and a second large living area that opens to the outside entertaining area and swimming pool.
The home’s designer went to great lengths to ensure that this contemporary home effortlessly blends style and liveability, making the most of its direct, waterfront aspect and lifestyle. • Well designed kitchen features white, two pack joinery and stone bench tops, Bosch semiintegrated dishwasher, induction cook top and oven. Loads of cupboards & walk-in pantry. • Enter the front door and immediately you are greeted by a view of the water. The home’s light and space encouraged by a two storey void to the second ﬂoor. • The downstairs open plan layout encompasses the kitchen, dining and living areas and ﬂows seamlessly out to an undercover entertaining area and deck overlooking the lake. • A clever ﬂoor plan offers, not one, but two master bedrooms! One up, one down. Both with walk in robe and ensuite! Ideal for guests.
Open House Saturday 11 - 11.30
Open House Saturday 12 - 12.30
Park and water views all yours at 47 Mackenzie Drive.
Home by award winning Metricon at 6 Yidney Street.
Commanding a prime position on Mackenzie Drive, this home features great views to the park and lake. Natural light reaches every corner of this home thanks to large windows throughout. • Master bedroom complete with feature timber louvres, a great sized walk in robe and beautiful ensuite ﬁnished with ﬂoor to ceiling tiling, stylish vanity and large shower. • Modern kitchen has been ﬁnished with quality joinery and stone bench top, soft close drawers, quality appliances including dishwasher, 900mm cook top and 900mm under bench oven. • Upstairs an impressive second spacious living area, with linen cupboard and large windows for natural light will host family and friends for movie nights. • A study situated on the ﬁrst ﬂoor off the master bedroom has built in desk and plenty of cupboard space. Perfect for people who work from home.
This lovely home with its ﬂexible living spaces, is ready to become some lucky family’s brand new Sunshine Cove home. Right in the heart of Maroochydore! • Clever layout has produced a spacious feel to its open plan living areas. Creating a ground ﬂoor living zone with loads of style, a great kitchen, family and dining rooms plus separate leisure or lounge area. Plus there’s plenty of cupboard space! • A central outdoor entertainment area further extends its lifestyle potential and living area offering even more room, fresh air and natural light to both levels of the home. • Upstairs a master bedroom, complete with WIR and ensuite sits opposite two other bedrooms both with robes and fans. A separate sitting room could be another bedroom with balcony. • Sits on a low maintenance allotment with double, secure lock-up garage.
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AUCTION LAST CHANCE TO VIEW THIS IMPECCABLE RESIDENCE - AUCTION SATURDAY AT 11AM 25 Juan Street, Alexandra Headland ACT NOW - this exceptional designer family home deserves your inspection. Commanding a desirable Northerly aspect and perfectly positioned to capture the very essence of the Sunshine Coast lifestyle. Clever and innovative in design, this architecturally designed residence blending functionality with high class ﬁnishes ticks all the boxes. Offering pure luxury living with an endless choice of entertaining zones inside and out. Call Karen or Loren today to secure this fabulous opportunity!
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Architectural designer home Perfect Northerly aspect Multiple living zones & decks Minutes to Mooloolaba Esplanade Stroll to Alexandra Headland beach Walk to cafes, surf club & parks
Auction: Saturday 28th April at 11am Inspect: Thursday 26th April 5.30-6.30pm Saturday 28th April 10.30-11am Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222
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AUCTION “THE BLOCK” - MOOLOOLABA, ATTENTION ALL INVESTORS & RENOVATORS 30 Akeringa Place, Mooloolaba An absolute golden opportunity presents for the astute buyer to secure the whole block of 4 units on one title in magniﬁcent Mooloolaba. Located on an ideal north facing 765m2 block, at the end of a cul-de sac, this meticulously maintained property with tenants in place offers endless options. The owners have decided it is time to sell so don’t miss this opportunity to acquire this BLUE CHIP real estate and capitalise on one of the coasts burgeoning growth suburbs, call Karen or Loren today!
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Auction: Forthcoming Auction Inspect: Contact Agent Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222
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ASTUTE BUYER ALERT - 4 BED PLUS MEDIA IN MOUNTAIN CREEK IN THE $500,000’S 7 Cable Crescent, Mountain Creek EXTREMELY HARD TO FIND AT THIS PRICE!!! Comprising 4 good sized bedrooms, separate media room and located just a 3 minute walk to Aldi, Brightwater Tavern and Brightwater School. A great park around the corner for the kids, this will represent awesome value for money, so be quick.
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Price: Buyers in the $500,000’s Inspect: Saturday 28th April 10-10:45am Craig Porter 0411 554 880
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TROPICAL OASIS This family residence located in the Buderim estate of Rainforest Sanctuary is assured to impress. From the stone and timber entrance pavilion and through to the high-ceiling foyer, you instantly feel welcomed. The open-plan living area integrates into the central kitchen, casual dining area and informal lounge. The kitchen has high-gloss cabinetry and glass splashbacks. The master bedroom has a walk-in robe, spa, dual-vanity ensuite and sheets of glass overlooking the pool and gardens. There are four additional bedrooms, one which is ensuited. The home also has a media room with tiered seating. Outside and the home features an outdoor terrace, inground saltwater pool and pool cabana.
41 TRIBULATION CIRCUIT, BUDERIM 5 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Auction on site Sunday, April 29 @ 12.30pm Cleeton Property Group 1300 689 128 Karen Cleeton 0438 930 183
21 KARAWATHA STREET, BUDERIM 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Auction on site Saturday, May 12 @ 11am The Property League 5476 3579 Neil Bourke 0417 721 602
A fe feat feature ature of this ho home iss th the e sstylish tylish outdoor entertaining outd ou t oo oorr en ente tert rtai aini n ng area are rea a overlooking over ov erlo lookin a gazetted reserve with an array of native wildlife including kangaroos. Bi-fold doors open on to the deck. The home is positioned on an 838m2 block with landscaped gardens. It features three bedrooms, two new bathrooms, new kitchen and a wood fireplace. The home is airconditioned and has polished flooring.
Buderim 50 Wilguy Crescent
Price by Negotiation
• Four large bedrooms plus separate office • Double lock up garage plus room for caravan • Separate workshop underneath the home • Outdoor entertaining deck, capturing mountain views • 1253m2 block with landscaped gardens
View Saturday 28th 12-12.30pm buderim.harcourts.com.au /QB3225
Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219
SPACIOUS, SAFE AND SECURE – MUST BE SOLD! 14/2 Keppel Street, Meridan Plains
Owners bags packed & movers booked. This is your chance to act! Offering open plan living, dining, study nook & custom design kitchen. Price: Buyers in the low to mid $400,000’s Close proximity to University Hospital, easy walk to schools, child care Inspect: Saturday 28th April 10.45-11.30am and shops. Steel frame durability & 6 star energy rating. Stephen McMillan 0405 175 162 N E X T
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STUNNING YAROOMBA HOME From page 35
aroomba Beach is a stunning area of the Sunshine Coast, north of the Maroochy River, home to property that is heavily held onto and rarely available to purchase. This stunning, architecturally-designed home compares to nothing else. Situated 330 metres from the beach, it is made up of two dwellings with a front house and detached pavilion. There are polished timber floors throughout both. The main dwelling has high ceilings and a deck that overlooks Mount Coolum. Two bedrooms feature their own private patio areas.
8 GOONGILLA STREET, YAROOMBA 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car $1,655,000 North Shore Realty 5446 2500 Jonathon Cameron 0426 828 835
AUCTION ON SITE SATURDAY 12TH MAY AT 11AM
HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER
3 bed | 2 bath | 2 car
RARE OFFERING - BE QUICK!
3 bed | 2 bath | 2 car
Occupying a 612sqm of land this home offers a delightful surprise behind the secure gates. Architect Dragi Majstorovic has designed the existing home with vaulted timber ceilings exposed beams. • Expansive North-East facing deck • Combination throughout of polished concrete and timber floors • Stainless steel benchtops in designer kitchen area • 14,000 litre rain water storage, mower shed & external shower
Inspect: Saturday & Wednesday 11.00 - 11.30am Address: 115 Taylor Avenue, ue, Golden Beach Price: Auction Agent: Denise Ruhle 0413 956 153
This is a RARE OPPORTUNITY to secure a 3 BEDROOM unit in a SMALL BLOCK of 6 opposite the BEACH. Beautifully renovated with quality fixtures and fittings throughout. • Balcony with views to the passage and beyond. • Quality timber shutters throughout. • Gorgeous kitchen with marine grade stainless steel benchtops • Single garage plus a dedicated second parking space
Inspect: Saturday 10.00 - 10.30AM
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Address: Unit 6 “Sorrento”, 98 Esplanade, Golden Beach Price:
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Brand New, Industrial Chic With No Expense Spared
VIEW Saturday 28th April 1:00-1:30pm
PALMVIEW 143 Kingfisher Crescent Commanding a hillside location, this brand new Blinco Construction home has had no expense spared in creating a relaxed lifestyle with an emphasis on family living and entertaining without compromise. • Blinco Constructions Custom Built Split Level Residence • Ducted Air-Conditioning, Two Separate Living Areas • Timber Floors & High Ceilings To Main Living
• Expansive Covered Outdoor Deck Area • 5000L Water Tank, 45,000 Litre Water Tanks • 2,796m² Elevated Allotment (Over Half Of An Acre)
Built to the highest of exacting standards, this brand new residence will be SOLD!
Quintessential On Buderim Living BUDERIM 43 Eckersley Avenue • New Light Fittings & Fans,New Wardrobes To All Rooms • Main Lounge Features Timber Floors & Fireplace • Self-Contained Wet Bar Rumpus Room • North-easterly Aspect At Rear, 5000L Water Tank • 1,497m² (1/3 Acre Allotment), Fully Fenced Building & Pest Reports Available Upon Request
AGENT Grant Smith 0410 21 21 21
Buderim Meadows Living On The Park
BUDERIM 80 Karawatha Street
AUCTION On-Site Saturday 5th May At 11:00am
• Split System Air-conditioning To Living & Master • Two Spacious Living Areas,Ceiling Fans Throughout • 5KW Solar Power System, Level Backyard Fully Fenced • 279m² Home + 67m² Of Covered Outdoor Area • 863m² Parkland Allotment, Shops Only 100m Away
AGENT Grant Smith 0410 21 21 21
AUCTION On-Site Saturday 5th May At 11:00am
VIEW Saturday 28th April 11:00-11:30am
Building & Pest Reports Available Upon Request
VIEW Saturday 28th April 12:00-12:30pm
AUCTION On-Site Saturday 12th May At 10:00am
AGENT Grant Smith 0410 21 21 21
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SECLUDED ACREAGE OASIS
Located in a secluded enclave and nestled behind the remote gate is this luxurious resort-style family residence on 3485m2 of land. The home features multiple living zones and expansive outdoor entertaining decks overlooking the lagoon pool, a fenced yard and rainforest backdrop. There are four bedrooms with built-in robes plus a home office. The master retreat has a spa, dual vanities and walk-in robe. The home also has ducted airconditioning and vacuum. The alfresco area is 236m2 in size and overlooks the pool. There is a double garage and a detached triple shed.
5 XANADU GROVE, BUDERIM 5 bed, 2 bath, 2 car $1,295,000 Property Today 5444 2222 Jamie Holbrook 0418 500 081
www.platinumproperties.com.au Shop 4 Dwyer House, 256 Nicklin Way, Warana T: 5437 8806
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Position Perfect in Wurtulla 16a Mizzen Close, WURTULLA Located in a quite cul de sac, right across the road from million dollar waterfront properties is this perfectly positioned home with a northern aspect. Walk to the beach, walk to the shopping centre, walk to the new University Hospital precinct and very central to all the Sunshine Coast has to offer. Take advantage of the lifestyle on offer or invest in one of the prime investment locations in Australia.
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• 2 separate living areas plus dining • Ducted air conditioning with fans to living & bedrooms • Large master bedroom with walk in robe & ensuite • Spacious covered outdoor entraining area • The garage will accommodate 2 large vehicles • Open study right next to the front door • Fully fenced yard and side access to the front
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Inspect Saturday 28th April 12-12.30pm Auction On Site Saturday 5th May 10am Internet ID: www.platinumproperties.com.au Steve Kealey 0437 935 369
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Shop 4 Dwyer House, 256 Nicklin Way, Warana T: 5437 8806 Steve Turner 0412 679 488
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LARGE WATERFRONT HOME 9 Antigua Court, PARREARRA Large two storey family home with a quality build, designed with family and coastal lifestyle living in mind. Take advantage of wide open water views and ocean access from your very own private mooring. Great for boating, fishing or just paddle around the waterways to keep healthy. Enjoy all the coastal lifestyle benefits whilst entertaining undercover beside the pool, in your private yard overlooking the waterway. Walk to the local waterfront restaurants and enjoy with family and friends, which is only a few minutes walk away. Current owners are packed and ready to move now, this could be the perfect opportunity you have been waiting for.
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• Large Kitchen • Low Maintenance Yard • Ducted Air Through Out • Quality Fixtures and Fittings • 9 Metre Pontoon • Quiet Cul De Sac Street • High Ceilings • 15 Metre Waterfrontage
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Inspect Saturday 28th of April 11-11:30 Auction On Site Saturday 19th May 12pm Internet ID: www.platinumproperties.com.au Steve Turner 0412 679 488
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LUXURIOUS TANAWHA LIVING
s you enter the tree-lined drive you get the feeling that something special awaits. The entry with high ceilings and expansive layout gives the sense of opulence. And, when the day is long, you can relax in your own private retreat with spa ensuite and lush green backdrop. The alfresco entertaining area with sandstone floors, retractable shade and private resort-style pool will have you living in luxury. Surrounded by 5663m2 of established gardens that can be seen from almost every space in the home, this is a sanctuary to be experienced.
72 TOPVIEW DRIVE, TANAWHA 5 bed, 2 bath, 8 car Auction on site Saturday, May 12 @ 11am Maleny & Hinterland Real Estate 07 5494 3022 Chrissi Hamley 0409 575 361
Prestige Acreage Blocks from $595,000 Glenfinnan Estate is the latest lifestyle land release with an envious location and unspoiled scenery. As a continuation of Glenfinnan Court, a premier destination for large acreage blocks and grand homes, it also benefits from easy access to private schools, shops, beaches and arterial road networks. This opportunity oﬀers the purchaser a limited selection of 15 lots to create a masterpiece in the centre of the Sunshine Coast. • 4km to Sunshine Coast Grammar School • 5km to Forest Glen Market Place
• 10km to Sunshine Plaza Shopping Centre • 15mins to Mooloolaba Beach
Open Day 28th April 2pm - 4pm 137 Glenfinnan Court, Forest Glen Sheldon Busch 0418 743 848 | Todd McKee 0418 737 197
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UPCOMING AUCTIONS Here’s a preview of hot auctions taking place on the Sunshine Coast in the next seven days: 25 JUAN STREET, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND Auction on site Saturday, April 28 @ 11am Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222 23 CAROLINE CRESCENT, BUDERIM Auction on site Saturday, April 28 @ 1pm Property Today 5444 2222 Jamie Holbrook 0418 500 081 14 GOOMBURRA PLACE, BUDERIM Auction on site Saturday, April 28 @ 3pm TM Estate Agents 5373 5077 Tanya Mungomery 0414 260 711 41 TRIBULATION CIRCUIT, BUDERIM Auction on site Sunday, April 29 @ 12.30pm Cleeton Property Group 1300 689 128 Huan Cleeton 0409 280 762 Karen Cleeton 0438 930 183 78 NOTHLING STREET, MOFFAT BEACH Auction at The Events Centre Caloundra Thursday, April 26 @ 11am Ray White Caloundra 5491 5055 Andrew Garland 0403 851 777 35-37 CARWOOLA CRESCENT, MOOLOOLABA Auction on site Saturday, April 28 @ 9am McGrath Estate Agents 5450 8000 Geof Ohmsen 0412 103 147
10 GRADOREAN STREET, PELICAN WATERS Auction on site Saturday, April 28 @ 12pm Seaside Real Estate 5492 2555 Peter Crowe 0409 644 455
AUCTION RESULTS The easiest way to check out the latest auction results. 3 LITCHIE STREET, BEERWAH Under negotiation / 3 bed, 3 bath, 1 car Define Property Agents 5478 2477 Ross Cattle 0410 625 7585 Jordan Barden 0422 990 824 7 MARIPOSA COURT, BLI BLI SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION / 3 bed, 1 bath, 1 car North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Keith Blanchard 0419 676 037 38 CORAL FERN DRIVE, COOROIBAH SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION / 4 bed, 2 bath, 5 car North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Brad Reed 0419 788 625 162 WESTMINSTER AVENUE, GOLDEN BEACH Passed in / 3 bed, 1 bath, 2 car Sunshine Coast Real Estate Partners 5436 0700 Darren Ide 0408 549 457
UNIT 16, 63 MARCOOLA ESPLANADE, MARCOOLA SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Mark McDonald 0418 871 059 5 BREAKERS PLACE, MOUNT COOLUM Under negotiation / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Keith Blanchard 0419 676 037 23 BREAKERS PLACE, MOUNT COOLUM Passed in / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Keith Blanchard 0419 676 037 UNIT 4, 12 EASTERN COURT, MOUNT COOLUM Under negotiation / 3 bed, 1 bath, 1 car North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Ben Thomson 0447 057 651 1/29 MUDJIMBA BEACH ROAD, MUDJIMBA SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION / 3 bed, 1 bath, 1 car North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Brad Reed 0419 788 625
5 BEGONIA WAY, MARCOOLA Under contract / 5 bed, 2 bath, 2 car North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Brad Reed 0419 788 625
52 MUDJIMBA BEACH ROAD, MUDJIMBA Passed in / 3 bed, 1 bath, 2 car North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Mark McDonald 0418 871 059
24 TAYLOR STREET, MARCOOLA SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION / 3 bed, 1 bath, 1 car North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Ben Thomson 0447 057 651
12 NORTH BEACH PLACE, MUDJIMBA SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION / 4 bed, 2 bath, 4 car North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Mark McDonald 0418 871 059
MARKET TRACKER A list of what’s recently sold on the Coast: 7 ELIZABETH STREET, BUDERIM $480,000 / 2 bed, 1 bath, 3 car Harcourts Caloundra, Luke Carter 2/25 ST PAULS AVENUE, GOLDEN BEACH $446,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Seaside Real Estate, Andrew Hasker 74 NOTHLING STREET, MOFFAT BEACH $890,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Harcourts Caloundra, Shayne Mayers 56 COPPABELLA CRESCENT, MOOLOOLABA $669,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Alan Riley 42 CARROTHOOL PLACE, MOOLOOLABA $1,100,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Alan Riley 32 HILLSBOROUGH CIRCUIT, MOUNTAIN CREEK $576,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Century 21 Grant Smith Properties, Grant Smith 4/68 CARTER ROAD, NAMBOUR $299,000 / 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Carolans First National Real Estate, Andy Sharma 4-10 PRINGLE ROAD, NAMBOUR $575,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 3 car RE/MAX Property Sales, Jason Stock 20 WENTWORTH COURT, NAMBOUR $480,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car RE/MAX Property Sales, Jason Stock *As supplied by contributing real estate agencies
AUCTION SATURDAY 1PM
BUDERIM 23 Caroline Crescent One of the rarest offerings on the market today; a 831m2 vacant parcel of land at the end of a well-established leafy cul-de-sac abutting the Buderim Holly Conservation area and showcasing never to be built out panoramic views from Alexandra Headland through to Caloundra. This is a sensational opportunity for a land-banker, builder, or buyer looking for a well-located parcel of land to customdesign a high quality contemporary home with a sweeping million-dollar ocean vista and a 20.1 metre street frontage. This must seriously be one of the absolute last parcels of vacant land with ocean views left on Buderim. Do not wait another 23 years for an opportunity like this, they don’t really exist anymore. This will be sold at Auction.
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Auction On-Site Saturday 28th April 1pm Jamie Holbrook 0418 500 081
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We put you first NAMBOUR 7 MACQUARIE COURT
SIPPY DOWNS 104/25 CHANCELLOR VILLAGE BOULEVARD
Welcome Home.... $415,000
3 Bedroom Ground Floor Unit
Positioned at the end of a private court and centrally located, 7 Macquarie Crt, Nambour has a fenced 846m2 block that is flat with side gate access to the backyard complete with lockable shed. The TAFE Burnside is positioned behind the property and Nambour shops, railway station and hospital are only minutes away.
Designed for home based business this property is an ideal purchase for small business owners. • Three spacious bedrooms, master with ensuite • Double lock up garage • Street frontage for home based business
The light and spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom brick home is all on one level with covered front veranda that captures the breeze. Low maintenance brick and tile with large laundry with access to lockable single garage.
• Use of resort style swimming pool • Walking distance to shops, schools, University • Private grassed courtyard INSPECT Saturday 10:00-10:45am FIRST NATIONAL LIFESTYLE 5450 1515 GAVIN FLATON 0414 826 687 WEB www.fnlifestyle.com.au
INSPECT By Appointment FIRST NATIONAL CAROLANS 5441 1344 VANESSA BRUNTON 0467 448 850 WEB www.carolans.net
INTRODUCING PROPERTY MANAGEMENT We are a family owned and operated business where we pride ourselves on: When you want to talk about your property, you get the business owner, each and every time. We also treat your investment property as if it was our own. Please contact Jason Burns on 0417 762 001 or email: email@example.com
We offer a full property management service with a low, flat rate commission fee. FOREST GLEN 2 VYNER COURT
“OFFERS OVER $500,000”
Gorgeous Small Acreage Land Build Your New Dream Home Only 1 of 6 small acreage lots in a quiet court. Approx. 1.023ha or just over 2.5 acres. A nice combination of cleared useable land and a rainforest setting that even has its own spring fed dam. Build your new dream home and enjoy this country lifestyle but in close proximity to the Bruce Highway to commute to Brisbane. The Sunshine Coast Grammar School is only minutes away and just a short drive to the Sunshine Plaza and the Coasts beautiful beaches at Maroochydore and Mooloolaba. Call for more details. INSPECT Anytime by appointment FIRST NATIONAL RIVERSIDE 5446 6186 JASON BURNS 0417 762 001 WEB www.firstnationalriverside.com.au
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Coolum 5446 2500 | Marcoola 5448 7444 www.northshorerealty.com.au
SIZE AND QUALITY 12 Arlington Court Mount Coolum
WOW…STYLISH LIVING + SEA VIEWS • Nestled at the top of a secluded cul-de-sac on the side of majestic Mount Coolum, this home boasts generous contemporary living • Desirable NE aspect for ocean views & cooling breezes • Stunning, spacious interior with alternate living areas and soaring raked ceilings, sliding doors spill out on to terrace • Dazzling gourmet kitchen for the home chef & entertaining & decks galore for outdoor relaxation! • Idyllic sanctuary- so close to IGA shops-10min stroll to the beach!
View Saturday 1:00pm - 1:30pm For Sale Offers Over $700,000
47 APPLE GUM PLACE, PALMVIEW
Privacy in a bush setting and below current replacement cost, this is the lifestyle property you have been waiting for. A perfect entertainer with room for the growing family. The designer home sits on an elevated 3704m2 block. There are bushland views and the home has been designed and built by Cathcart Builders. It boasts high ceilings and a large living and dining area. The master suite has an ensuite and walk-through robe. The home has ducted aiconditioning and vacuum. There is a pool, level lawn and established gardens. Plus, two 22,500 litre water tanks.
4 bed, 2 bath, 3 car $1,095,000 Platinum Properties 5437 8806 Steve Turner 0412 679 488
Kerry Glover 0408 714 720 firstname.lastname@example.org
Coolum 5446 2500 | Marcoola 5448 7444 www.northshorerealty.com.au
U38 ‘Whiteshells’ 2 Seaward Ln Marcoola
SOPHISTICATED BEACHSIDE LIVING • Luxuriously appointed podium level apartment • Exclusive heated pool & East facing courtyard
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PRIME POSITION AND PRICED TO SELL View Saturday 11:00am - 11:30am For Sale Offers over $700,000
• Well planned single level family home in sought after area • Four bedrooms plus media room and second living room
View By Appointment Price Offers over $760,000
• Master retreat with en-suite and WIR
• Open plan living, direct access to entertaining area • Common Roof terrace with lap pool & ocean views
59 Saltwater Way Mt Coolum
Liz Hope 0422 494 686 email@example.com
• Walking distance to boardwalk beach and walking/bike paths • Fantastic location - beach, parks, shops, cafes and transport
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Coolum 5446 2500 | Marcoola 5448 7444 www.northshorerealty.com.au
4 Blackfriars Close Coolum
U10 ‘The Rocks’ David Low Way Coolum
SURE TO IMPRESS
STUNNING OCEAN VIEWS
• Situated in a Cul-De-Sac in Central Coolum • Large living areas with bi-fold doors opening onto the covered entertainment area & pool area • Zoned ducted air conditioning throughout the whole home plus alarm system • Spacious kitchen, with granite bench tops and formal dining/media room • Fully Fenced with an Electric Gate for vehicle access
• Only ten apartments in the complex • Tiled open plan living area with access to the large balcony • 3 bedrooms all with built in robes and ceiling fans • Master bedroom with ensuite and private balcony • Spacious Kitchen with ample cupboard space • Sparkling Pool and BBQ area • Fully furnished with everything you need • Currently holiday let with future bookings
View Saturday 11:00am - 11:30am For Sale $1,095,000 Noel Mooney 0417 756 076 email@example.com
1/20 Beach Road Coolum Beach
2 Mea Street Coolum Beach
• Polished concrete flooring in the kitchen and living area • High ceilings in the kitchen, living area, and master bedroom • Master bedroom features an ensuite and storage loft • All bedrooms feature floor to ceiling sliding doors • Chef friendly kitchen with gas and electrical appliances • North facing covered deck area
• Situated on a 1083m² corner block with possibilities of subdividing • Two storey home with hard wood floor boards throughout • 3 bedrooms all with built in robes and ceiling fans • Open plan living area with access out to the front verandah • Split cycle air conditioner • Kitchen with island bench, electrical oven & stove, and dishwasher • Lower level features laundry, powder room & separate work room • Downstairs also has a double lock up garage & large storage space
Noel Mooney 0417 756 076 firstname.lastname@example.org
MASSIVE BLOCK WITH POTENTIAL TO SUBDIVIDE
Jonathon Cameron 0426 82835 email@example.com
View Saturday 10:00am - 10:30am For Sale $1,150,000
THE BEACH BUNGALOW – 300 METRES TO THE SURF
View Saturday 11:00am - 11:30am For Sale Offers Over $650,000
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6pm Family Feud. 6.30 The Sunday Project. 7.30 Bachelor In Paradise. (PG) 8.30 NCIS. (M) The team search for Gibbs and McGee. 9.30 SEAL Team. (M) Sonny is wounded. 10.30 The Sunday Project. 11.30 48 Hours. (M)
6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 The Celts. (PG) Part 2 of 3. 8.35 MOVIE Capitalism: A Love Story. (2009) (M) Michael Moore. Michael Moore explores the impact of corporate greed and runaway capitalism on everyday Americans. 11.00 Exodus: Our Journey.
6pm Think Tank. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Australian Story. 8.30 Four Corners. Hosted 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 My Kitchen Rules. (PG) Hosted by Pete Evans and Manu Feildel. 9.00 The Mentor. (PG) Mark Bouris helps a ﬂorist. 10.00 The Resident. (M) 11.00 The Blacklist. (M)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Voice. The blind auditions continue. 9.00 Sam Smith Live In London. (PG) Sam Smith performs with the BBC Concert Orchestra. 10.10 100% Footy. (M) 11.10 Two And A Half Men. (PG)
6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Bachelor In Paradise. (PG) 9.00 Roseanne. (PG) Darlene loses her job. 9.30 2017 Montreal Comedy Festival. (M) 10.30 The Project. 11.30 WIN News.
6pm River Cottage Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.30 Elizabeth. (M) 8.30 Michael Mosley: Trust Me, I’m A Doctor. (PG) Part 1 of 4. 9.30 24 Hours In Emergency: Unconditional Love. (M) 10.25 SBS News.
7pm ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 The Checkout: Factory Seconds. (PG) 8.30 Monash And Me: Peter Greste On Australia’s Great Commander Pt 2. Part 2 of 2. 9.30 Judi Dench: My Passion For Trees.
6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 My Kitchen Rules. (PG) Hosted by Pete Evans and Manu Feildel. 9.00 Interview. (M) Hosted by Andrew Denton. 10.00 Grey’s Anatomy. (M)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Voice. The blind auditions continue. 9.00 Diana To Meghan: Royal Wedding Secrets. Documents how a royal wedding is planned. 10.00 Beauty And The Beach. (M) 11.00 Mom. (M)
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 8.30 Hughesy, We Have A Problem. Hosted by Dave Hughes. 9.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. A cryptocurrency farm is robbed. 10.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) 11.30 WIN News.
6pm River Cottage Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.30 Who Do You Think You Are? (PG) 8.30 Insight. Jenny Brockie takes a look at open relationships. 9.30 Dateline. 10.00 Kim Jong-Un: The Man Who Rules From North Korea.
7.30pm 7.30. 8.00 Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery. 8.30 Gruen. 9.10 The Weekly With Charlie Pickering. 9.40 Corey White’s Roadmap To Paradise. 9.55 Tonightly With Tom Ballard. (M)
6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 My Kitchen Rules. (PG) 9.00 Modern Family. (M) The family spend their holiday at a lake. 9.30 Back With The Ex. (PG) The excouples move in together. 10.40 Hell’s Kitchen USA. (MA15+)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Young Sheldon. (PG) 8.30 Britain’s Got Talent. (PG) Hosted by Ant and Dec. 10.00 Young Sheldon. (PG) Meemaw causes a family feud. 11.00 Embarrassing Bodies Down Under. (MA15+)
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. Hosted by Graham Norton. 9.30 This Is Us. (M) Kate contemplates a big gift for Toby. 10.30 Hawaii Five-0. 11.30 WIN News.
6pm River Cottage Australia. (PG) 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Great Continental Railway Journeys: Batumi To Baku. 8.35 Clean Eating: The Dirty Truth. Dr Giles Yeo investigates clean eating. 9.35 The Good Fight. (M) 10.40 Chance. (MA15+)
6pm Think Tank. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Miniseries: Kiri. (M) Part 4 of 4. 8.50 Wentworth. (M) Franky teaches Bea a lesson in loyalty. 9.40 QI. (M) Hosted by Stephen Fry. 10.10 ABC Late News. 10.40 The Business.
6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) Justin risks losing his business. 7.30 My Kitchen Rules. (PG) Hosted by Manu Feildel and Pete Evans. 9.00 First Dates UK. (M) Singles experience the thrills of dating. 10.00 To Be Advised.
6pm Nine News. 7.00 ACA. 7.30 Thursday Night Football Preview. 7.50 Rugby League. NRL. Round 9. Brisbane Broncos v Canterbury Bulldogs. 9.45 The NRL Footy Show. (M) 11.00 AFL Footy Show. (M)
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Show Me The Movie! 8.30 Joel Creasy: Fame Whore. 9.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) A girl is held captive. 10.30 Blue Bloods. (M) 11.30 WIN News.
6pm River Cottage Australia. 6.30 News. 7.30 Great British Railway Journeys. (PG) 8.05 Luke Nguyen’s Food Trail. (PG) 8.35 The Handmaid’s Tale. Offred navigates her way through Gilead. 9.40 Next Of Kin.
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6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Border Security: Int. (PG) 8.30 Islands Of Britain. 9.30 Building The Dream. 10.30 The House That 100K Built. 11.30 Bargain Hunt. (PG)
6pm Bloopers. (PG) 7.00 Friday Night Countdown. 7.30 Football. AFL. Round 6. Western Bulldogs v Carlton. 11.00 ScreenPLAY. 11.30 Family Guy. 12am Swamp Men.
7.30pm MOVIE Hugo. (2011) (PG) Asa Butterﬁeld, Ben Kingsley. 10.00 MOVIE The Brothers Grimsby. (2016) (MA15+) Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong. 11.45 WWE Smackdown. (M)
6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Weather Top Ten. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Heartbreak Ridge. (1986) (M) Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill. 11.10 The Closer. (M)
6pm MacGyver. (PG) 7.00 Soccer. A-League. First semi-ﬁnal. From McDonald Jones Stadium, NSW. 10.00 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 11.00 Diagnosis Murder. (M)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Will & Grace. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Six Days, Seven Nights. (1998) (M) Harrison Ford, Anne Heche. 10.35 100% Hotter. (PG) 11.35 James Corden. (MC)
7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Would I Lie To You? 8.30 Melbourne Comedy Festival Upfront: The Queens Of Comedy. 10.30 Comedy Up Late.
6pm To Be Advised. 7.00 M*A*S*H. 7.30 Inside King’s Cross: The Railway. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 10.30 Escape To The Continent. 11.45 M*A*S*H.
7.30pm Football. AFL. Round 6. Adelaide v Gold Coast. From Adelaide Oval. 10.30 Strip N’ Rip. (M) 11.30 Wicked Tuna. (PG) 12.30am Blokesworld. (PG)
7pm MOVIE The Mummy. (1999) (PG) Brendan Fraser. 9.30 MOVIE Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters. (2013) (MA15+) Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton. 11.15 2 Broke Girls. (M)
7pm MOVIE Goldﬁnger. (1964) (PG) Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Frobe. 9.20 Cricket. IPL. Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians. 11.40 Cold Case. (M)
6pm Scorpion. (PG) 7.00 Soccer. A-League. Second semi-ﬁnal. 10.00 NCIS. (M) 11.00 48 Hours. (M)
6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. 7.30 100% Hotter. (PG) 8.30 To Be Advised. 9.30 Hughesy, We Have A Problem. 10.30 Sean Lock: Purple Van Man. 11.30 The Loop. (PG)
7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Penn & Teller: Fool Us. 8.40 Judith Lucy: Nothing Fancy. 9.55 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. 10.45 Adam Hills: The Last Leg.
6pm Mighty Ships. 7.00 Motorway Patrol. 7.30 Border Security: Int. (PG) 8.30 Border Security. (PG) 9.30 Gold Coast Medical. (PG) 10.30 Border Security: Int. 11.30 Border Security.
6pm Counting Cars. (PG) 7.00 MOVIE Hot Shots! Part Deux. (1993) (PG) 8.45 MOVIE The Bourne Identity. (2002) (M) 11.05 Family Guy. 11.35 American Dad! 12.05am Ink Master.
6pm The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE London Has Fallen. (2016) (MA15+) Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Alon Aboutboul. 11.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG)
7pm Midsomer Murders. (M) 9.10 DCI Banks. (MA15+) 10.10 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 11.10 The Closer. (M)
6pm Bondi Rescue. 6.30 Scorpion. (PG) 7.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) 8.30 Ambulance UK. (M) 9.45 CSI: NY. (MA15+) 11.45 VF Conﬁdential. (M)
6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Flushed Away. (2006) (G) Hugh Jackman. 8.10 The Graham Norton Show. 9.10 The Graham Norton Show. (M) 10.10 James Corden. 11.10 Raymond.
7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 The Librarians 8.30 The Librarians 9.00 Tonightly With Tom Ballard. 9.30 Free Agents. 9.55 Judith Lucy: Nothing Fancy.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Rosemary & Thyme. (PG) 8.30 Lewis. (M) 10.30 Blue Murder. (M) 11.30 Bargain Hunt. (PG)
6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Killer Elite. (2011) (MA15+) Jason Statham, Clive Owen, Robert De Niro. 11.20 Family Guy. (M) 11.50 Ink Master. (M)
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 8.00 Big Bang. (M) 8.30 MOVIE The Cable Guy. (1996) (M) Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann. 10.30 Big Bang. (PG) 11.30 Big Bang. (M)
6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. (PG) 7.30 RBT. (PG) 8.30 Murder Calls. (M) 9.30 Australian Crime Stories. (M) 10.40 See No Evil. (M) 11.50 Footy Classiﬁed. (M)
6pm Bondi Rescue. 6.30 The Greatest Wildlife Show On Earth. 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. 8.30 NCIS. (M) 10.30 Motor Racing. Formula 1. Round 4. Azerbaijan Grand Prix. H’lights.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Will & Grace. 7.30 Buffy The Vampire Slayer. (M) 8.30 Buffy The Vampire Slayer. 9.30 Supernatural. 10.30 Medium. 11.30 James Corden.
7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 The Ofﬁce. 8.30 The Ofﬁce. 9.00 Tonightly With Tom Ballard. 9.30 Plebs. 9.55 Idiotsitter. 10.20 Red Dwarf. 10.50 The Ofﬁce.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Pie In The Sky. (PG) 8.30 Inspector Morse. (M) 10.30 Suspects. (M) 11.30 Bargain Hunt. (PG)
6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Full Custom Garage. (PG) 9.30 Graveyard Carz. (PG) 10.30 Inside West Coast Customs. 11.30 Strip N’ Rip.
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Science Of Stupid: Sports. (M) 8.30 MOVIE Super 8. (2011) (M) Kyle Chandler. 10.45 Big Bang. (PG) 11.15 2 Broke Girls. (M)
6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. (PG) 7.30 New Tricks. (M) 8.40 Midsomer Murders. (M) 10.40 Major Crimes. (M) 11.40 New Tricks. (M)
6pm Bondi Rescue. 6.30 Echo: The Unforgettable Elephant. 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 48 Hours. (M) 9.30 VF Conﬁdential. (MA15+) 10.30 CSI: Miami. 11.30 CSI: Miami.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Will & Grace. (PG) 7.30 Fail Army. (M) 8.30 MOVIE Anger Management. (2003) (M) Adam Sandler. 10.35 Fail Army. 11.35 James Corden.
7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 To Be Advised. 9.00 Tonightly With Tom Ballard. 9.30 An Idiot Abroad. 10.15 Red Dwarf. 10.45 The Ofﬁce.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Pie In The Sky. (PG) 8.30 A Touch Of Frost. (M) 10.30 Autopsy USA. (MA15+) 11.30 Bargain Hunt. (PG)
6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.30 Family Guy. (M) 11.00 American Dad! (M) 12am Black-ish. (PG) 12.30 American Hoggers. (M)
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 7.30 Top Gear. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Riddick. (2013) (MA15+) Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Katee Sackhoff. 11.30 Street Outlaws. (M)
6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. (PG) 7.30 David Attenborough’s The Blue Planet. 8.40 MOVIE Heat. (1995) (M) Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer.
6pm Bondi Rescue. 6.30 Elsa: The Lioness That Changed The World. 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 CSI: Miami. (M) 9.30 CSI: Miami. (MA15+) 10.30 CSI: NY. 11.30 VF Conﬁdential.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Will & Grace. 7.30 Fail Army. (M) 8.30 Car Crash Global: Caught On Camera. (PG) 9.30 Danny Bhoy: Live At The Festival Theatre. 11.15 Fail Army.
7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Frontline. 8.30 Frontline. 9.00 Tonightly With Tom Ballard. 9.30 Dead Boss. 9.55 Comedy Up Late. 10.25 Red Dwarf.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Father Brown. (M) 8.30 Murdoch Mysteries. (M) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.
6pm The Simpsons. (PG) 7.30 Robot Combat League. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Real Steel. (2011) (M) Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo. 11.05 Family Guy. (M) 12.05am The Front Bar. (M)
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Robot Wars. (PG) 8.30 Survivor: Ghost Island. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE The Whole Ten Yards. (2004) (M) Bruce Willis. 11.30 WWE Raw. (MA15+)
6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. (PG) 7.30 MOVIE The Way West. (1967) (PG) Kirk Douglas. 10.00 MOVIE End Of All Things. (2016) (M) 11.50 Rizzoli & Isles. (M)
6pm Bondi Rescue. 6.30 David Attenborough’s The Tree Of Life. 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 Cops: AO. (M) 9.00 MOVIE Over The Top. (1987) (PG) 11.00 SEAL Team.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Will & Grace. (PG) 8.30 Sex And The City. (M) 9.30 100% Hotter. (PG) 10.30 Mike & Molly. (PG) 11.30 The Late Late Show With James Corden. (M)
with MWP’s man in the water
What a bugger to see Margaret River cancelled. It certainly suited a few, ahead of going to Brazil to surf in the worst waves of the season in poo-infested water. Will be no surprise to see Kelly Slater not going… wait for it! So the word is they drained the surf ranch and reconfigured the bottom to make it barrel even more. I still don’t think it is right to hold a contest there but it looks fun. Okay, there will be some waves around this weekend plus strong winds. Get what you can and enjoy this great weather!
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