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THE FIRST WORD

ISSUE 500 May 18, 2018

Of the world’s seven species of turtles found in the world, six are found within Australian waters. Unfortunately, these species are listed as endangered or vulnerable to extinction. Sea Life Sunshine Coast has taken a proactive role in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of marine turtles. Since 1989, the organisation has cared for more than 1000 turtles at its turtle hospital. Together with Sea Life Sunshine Coast, we are giving one lucky family the chance to take a behind-thescenes tour of the hospital and to see firsthand the work taking place.

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his week has been a pretty big one for the team at My Weekly Preview. Not only have we scored some great interviews and stories, we have quietly been celebrating our 500th edition. That’s right, our team has written, designed and produced 500 editions of MWP since its inception. In those early days we were known as My Property Preview, but through the years we have morphed into a news and lifestyle publication, still with a strong focus on the real estate market. We remain 100 per cent locally owned, providing employment and income to 160 families. And while I haven’t been a part of the team for all 500 editions (187 and counting), I am as proud of the work that goes into this publication each week as those who have worked here from the very first day. As a team, we love planning and compiling this magazine each week and stand by our ethos of supporting and educating the community. This week, we have spent hours researching and investigating one of the biggest issues facing our planet – marine debris and its effect on wildlife. I hope that each and every reader is able to take away some useful information from this feature story. Also this edition, we chat with Coast filmmaker Chris Sun, who is holding the Australian premiere of his latest flick, Boar, in Nambour. John Jarratt, Nathan Jones and Simone Buchanan will walk down the red carpet. Read more on page 26. Finally, to all our supporters, thank you. Enjoy!

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QUICK CHAT

CHANEL-LOVING COWGIRL Where do you live? On acreage in the hinterland. First job? I was employed as a bank officer in a country town branch and then was transferred here to the Sunshine Coast. What are you currently working on? Running our IGA stores, designing a new supermarket and building a commercial precinct including a new group head office. Your family includes? My husband Michael and our two children, Harrison and Sophie. We have two fur babies Ralph and Sunny. Sunny was my Dad’s working dog and mustering companion. He retired to the Sunshine Coast when my Dad passed away late last year. First car? A white Ford Laser hatchback called Alf. If your life was a book, what would be the title? The Chanel-Loving Cowgirl. What are you reading now? I’ve recently read A Sunburnt Childhood, the story of the life of Toni Tapp Coutts, and I’m about to start reading The Guilty Wife by Elle Croft.

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Roz White is the co-owner of Sunshine Coast-based White’s IGA group of supermarkets. She is also an active community volunteer, board director of Montrose Therapy & Respite Services, acting president of the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network and advisory member to various local, state and national committees. Mrs White is an industry leader and multi-award-winning business woman.

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Can you nominate a day in your life that turned out to be a turning point and why? I’ve had a few moments that have shaped me to who I am today. Losing my sister to cancer, my brother to suicide and my father to illness last year had a significant impact on my life. Children and marriage are fundamental life changes – all for the better. Your greatest regret? Not finishing university – that’s a box I must tick. What achievement are you most proud of? Apart from creating awesome children, giving back to my community.

“Character is much easier to keep than to recover”

Favourite song and why? The stirring Nessun Dorma performed by Luciano Pavarotti is a favourite, but I have a broad taste in music across many genres.

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Best day in your life and why? Every day I’m alive, healthy and happy.

What are you watching right now, would you recommend it, and why? I don’t watch a lot of TV but I love stories about inspiring and amazing humans, some drama series, comedies and current affair reporting. When was the last time you played sport and what was it? Shopping is a sport, isn’t it? Best advice you’ve been given? Character is much easier to keep than to recover.

You are happiest when? I’m with my family and special friends. I also love the beach – that’s my happy place. What frustrates you the most? Not having enough hours in the day to get everything done. I could be regarded as a perfectionist – that can be frustrating and not just for me but for the people around me.

How do you deal with your frustrations? Achieve excellence. If you could tell your 18-year-old self anything, what would it be? Enjoy freedom but embrace opportunity. If you could have dinner with any three people, dead or alive, who would they be? Michael Hutchence, The Queen and Iris Apfel. If you won $1 million, how would you spend it? Travel the world and start a serious Chanel collection. Tea or coffee and how do you have it? Coffee – white with skinny milk.

What is your favourite place on the Sunshine Coast and why? Everywhere, anywhere and every part of this magnificent region.

NRL or AFL? I grew up in rural Queensland, so I guess it’s the NRL and a Bundy Rum.

If you could change one thing on the Sunshine Coast, what would it be? Upgrading transport infrastructure.

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FAST FACTS

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BY THE NUMBERS

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This is how many editions of My Weekly Preview (formerly known as My Property Preview) have been published.

DO YOU REMEMBER?

OUR PLACE The first royal to visit the Sunshine Coast region was Edward Prince of Wales who had served in World War II. He came by train to Beerburrum on August 4, 1920 on behalf of his father, King George V. Do you have an interesting fact or short tale about the Sunshine Coast region? Email me: cholznagel@myweeklypreview.com.au

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” Pelé, athlete

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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COVER STORY

THE EPIDEMIC FACING OUR OCEANS

There’s more plastic than plankton in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and on the eve of World Turtle Day, we look at the deadly impact of polluted oceans on marine life and what each one of us can do to clean up our act. WORDS: Candice Holznagel.

“It is estimated that up to 15,000 sea turtles are entangled in, or harmed by, marine debris in Australia each year”

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t’s the world’s biggest rubbish dump – and it’s located in the ocean. Estimated to be larger than the Northern Territory, and closing in on the size of Queensland, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a grimy soup of plastic – 80,000 tonnes of the stuff to be exact, or the equivalent weight of 50,000 cars. Word from the UN environmental program is that the patch is growing so fast that, not unlike the Great Wall of China, it is becoming visible from space. The patch, which contains 40 times more plastic than plankton, is basically one big garbage vortex, sucking rubbish into its stable centre from far and wide. Here you will find everything from straws, bottles and cups through to a 1995 Nintendo Gameboy, a 1989 hard hat and a plastic crate dating back to the ‘70s. Alarmingly, 80 per cent of the debris comes from the land, much of it nondegradable. The reality is almost too terrifying to grasp. Lying between California and Hawaii, the phenomenon was discovered in 1997 by an American sailor and studies show that the plastic floats beneath the surface to a depth of around 10 metres. The patch contains 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic and is getting worse rapidly, according to research published in the journal Scientific Reports in March as part of the biggest study to date.

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Conducted by The Ocean Cleanup, in conjunction with six universities and an aerial sensor company, the study revealed the extent of the problem is larger than initially thought – up to 16 times higher than previously estimated. “We were surprised by the amount of large plastic objects we encountered,” says chief scientist, Dr Julia Reisser. “We used to think most of the debris consists of small fragments, but this new analysis shines a new light on the scope of the debris.” The not-for-profit Ocean Cleanup group is the brainchild of 23-year-old Dutch inventor Boyan Slat and consists of more than 70 engineers, researchers, scientists and computational modellers who work daily to rid the ocean of plastic. Mr Slat has gained global attention since launching the foundation five years ago, raising more than US$31 million for the project. Last week he told the world he would bring forward the launch of his 600-metre cleanup system to 2018, with trials to begin this week. What began as a pipedream now has the potential to save millions of sea creatures and preserve our environment. It is hoped the device will “clean up 50 per cent of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch within five years”. According to the research, this patch is only one of the five offshore “plastic accumulation zones” in our oceans.

This year alone, more than nine million tonnes of plastic will enter the world’s oceans, says Reef Check Australia’s community engagement manager and marine biologist, Jodi Salmond. It is predicted that by 2050, the amount of rubbish in the ocean will outweigh the number of fish if drastic measures aren’t taken now. Although removing one-time use plastic bags is a step in the right direction, it’s just a drop in the ocean – literally.

From the keyboard you type on or the pen you hold, to the straw you sip from, the lenses you look through and the $20 note you hand over to the store cashier, no one can go a day without coming into contact with plastic. Spend five minutes Googling plastic in oceans and you are sure to feel a gut-wrenching guilt. “There is no question that we need to change our addiction to plastic,’’ Ms Salmond tells My Weekly Preview from her

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COVER STORY Mooloolaba base. “We need to make conscious decisions and stop thinking that recycling will fix it. It won’t. We need to think about our actions, and actively choose alternatives. Take your own coffee cup or go without. You will stop forgetting very quickly. “Buy second-hand and local. Buy fresh produce from farmers markets. Think about nude food. Each one of these actions can make huge impacts.” In her years as a marine biologist, Ms Salmond has worked everywhere from Sea Life in Mooloolaba to Christmas Island and Mozambique, and has also tagged turtles on Lady Musgrave Island. She has developed and delivered education programs, expanded community outreach efforts and coordinated reef survey projects. “I have been lucky enough to work in a variety of places around Australia and the world and marine debris is in my opinion one of the biggest issues facing our marine ecosystems to date,’’ Ms Salmond says. “Studies show at least 663 species are affected by marine debris, including all sea turtle species, half of all mammal species and one fifth of all sea bird species. In addition to entering the food chain, plastics can result in entanglement and entrapment for many species. “Every beach I have ever been to has items of marine debris on it. Some of it floats into these areas, and some is local. “The idea is to understand the source of the debris, so we can minimise or eliminate it at the source, stopping it from entering our waterways in the first place. “There’s over 11 billion pieces of plastic debris on coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific region alone. Plastic has devastating effects on our environment; endangering wildlife, destroying habitats and entering our food chain. “Animals from whales to turtles, to sea birds and plankton, the very smallest creatures of the ocean ecosystem, are ingesting plastics regularly.” It is estimated that up to 15,000 sea turtles are entangled in, or harmed by,

Sea Life Sunshine Coast aquarist Jesse Hart marine debris in Australia each year. One person who sees the devastating effect plastic has on our turtles is Sea Life Sunshine Coast aquarist Jesse Hart. Mr Hart, who has worked at the Mooloolaba aquarium for 10 years, plays an integral role in the organisation’s hospital, which takes care of sick and injured turtles. Speaking on the eve of World Turtle Day, which will be celebrated on May 23, Mr Hart says his goal is to help educate the public to take care of wild animal populations across the globe. “The public and volunteers have been bringing turtles into Sea Life since we opened in 1989,’’ he says. “We upgraded our turtle hospital a few years ago. “On arrival, we give them [the turtles] a health assessment and then work with our veterinarian to create a treatment plan to help the animal return to full health. “Depending on the condition of the animal, this will include antibiotics, vitamins, target feeding, sometimes wound dressing and lots of TLC. “Sea Life Sunshine Coast has cared for over 1000 turtles in its nearly 30 years of operation.”

Mr Hart says there are a number of ways the average person can help the plight of our wildlife. “Pick up rubbish, even if it’s not near the beach. Do not use plastic, use other alternatives. “Make pledges to save the environment. Join local volunteer groups and help them when it is turtle nesting season on the Sunshine Coast. “If we don’t protect the turtles, they and many other marine creatures will become extinct. If we protect our sea turtles, we will also be saving our oceans.” In addition to the turtle hospital, Sea Life has taken its environmental work one step further by coordinating monthly beach cleanups along Mooloolaba Beach. The community-based program resulted in the removal of 360 kilograms of rubbish from the area in 2017. In February, more than 300 people collected 843 kilograms of debris from beaches and waterways as part of Sunshine Coast Council’s annual cleanup event. While volunteers removed litter and debris from the beaches, Reef Check Australia divers also scoured local waterways. Given that ingestion of marine debris is one of the major causes of death in hatchling sea turtles, it is a step in the right direction, says Ms Salmond. “We always have hope. “Every single action counts, and as more and more people join the zero waste movement, our actions are amplified, but we certainly have a ways to go. “Our planet cannot continue on the path it is on, or we will all be swimming in a sea of plastic in no time. “In terms of technology, I believe it will continue to develop and maybe that can help reduce the plastic issue over time. “Let’s stop trying to clean up the mess we made, and stop making a mess in the first place. “Remember –we can all make a difference to the health of our environments. We can change the trajectory we are currently set on. What will you do to break the habit?”

Diver on survey, Reef Check Australia

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know? Sea turtles have been living on Earth for around 150 million years. These are the biggest threats facing sea turtles: • Entanglement in fishing gear • Poaching and illegal trade of eggs, meat, and shells • Unsustainable development • Plastic and other marine debris • Global warming • Ocean pollution. SOURCE: SEA LIFE SUNSHINE COAST

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Jodi Salmond (pictured) of Reef Check Australia says there’s something each of us can do about the issue of marine debris. Here are a few ideas: • Carry a reusable water bottle, coffee cup and carry bag with you wherever you go. • Skip the straw. Ditch single-use plastics like straws and cutlery. • If you see plastic debris, please pick it up and put it in the nearest bin. • Check out reefcheckaustralia.org for more ways to help. And don’t forget – it’s up to us to break the waste habit.

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SOUND CROWD EVENING IN EUMUNDI A fun group of singers turned up to the latest Sound Crowd event, a community choir held on the second Wednesday of every month in The Brewery at Eumundi. Sound Crowd director Analiese Long says the contemporary choir gives everyone a chance to sing popular songs with a drink in hand and mates around. “This is an inclusive event and we welcome everyone – experienced singers as well as those of us who happily belt out a song in the shower or car with the music turned up loud,” Ms Long says.

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There is no preparation required. Guides teach participants one song in an hourand-a-half, with the group all performing it together at the end of the night. Take the main vocal or try some harmonies. Sound Crowd will supply the words and musical accompaniment, so participants simply need to grab a drink and join in. The next event will be on Wednesday June 13. Photos: Supplied

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FIRST PRIVATE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT ON THE WAY The Sunshine Coast community will have round-the-clock access to the region’s first private medical emergency centre at Buderim Private Hospital when it opens in August. Buderim Private Hospital will team up with experienced independent medical specialist emergency group, Care 24/7, to deliver the service. Care 24/7 already provides private medical emergency care to other major hospitals, including Calvary Wakefield Hospital in Adelaide. Construction of the new $4-million custom-designed facility and procurement of state-ofthe-art emergency medical equipment is currently underway, together with the recruitment of additional staff and skilled emergency doctors.

NOMINATE YOUR FAVOURITE LOCAL BUSINESS The Sunshine Coast Business Awards will be launched on May 30. The region’s longest established business awards have been celebrated since 1995 and from this year they will be managed by the Sunshine Coast Chamber Alliance, bringing a stronger, region-wide focus to the awards. The awards program culminates in a major gala event held in November, attended by 600 people from the business community. The awards are open to all businesses across the Coast and an invigorated new process will be unveiled at the launch. To find out more, email awards@sunshinecoastchamberalliance.com.au.

$70 BILLION FROM BUDERIM TO CAIRNS FOR CANCER Buderim’s Bloomhill Cancer Care will be a hive of activity in the early hours of the morning on May 18 as a group of cyclists get set to undertake an epic journey to raise funds for the construction of the Cairns Couch Cancer Wellness Centre. The Couch Cancer Ride will feature 10 cyclists riding from the Bloomhill Cancer Care Centre at Buderim to the site of the Cairns Couch Cancer Wellness Centre, an incredible 1900-kilometre distance over nine days. This centre will be based on the Bloomhill model of care and provide support to families living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis. To donate, visit couchcancer-ride.everydayhero.do.

A Queensland centre of excellence has been proposed to the State Government to tap into the $70-billion export industry through medical marijuana. Based on the Sunshine Coast, Medifarm is the state’s sole licensed marijuana cultivator and manufacturer and director Adam Benjamin says a facility like this could be based at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien says this is a global industry that is growing and the opportunity exists for one state to take the lead. The facility will require start-up funding of $25 million over five years.

SUMMER SURF GIRL COMP HEATS UP Olivia Blight from Noosa Heads, Nikki Chapman of Maroochydore and Dicky Beach resident Jessica Simpson will join eight of Queensland’s top young female surf lifesavers on the Gold Coast to kick-start the final judging of this year’s Summer Surf Girl program. All three local girls will by vying to become the Sunshine Coast’s first winner of the program since Marcoola’s Tiffany Di Ianni took out the prestigious title back in 2015. For the past 12 months, each entrant has taken on the responsibility of representing their respective surf club to engage with local communities, raise vital funds, and spread the surf safety message.

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WORK BEGINS ON MORCOMBE FOUNDATION’S NEW HOME A new home for the Daniel Morcombe Foundation is under construction, with State Minister for Child Safety Di Farmer joining Bruce and Denise Morcombe at the ceremony in Palmwoods last week. The future building will be called Daniel House and will become the foundation’s administrative hub and national office for the Morcombes’ Keeping Kids Safe Program. It will also become the home of the Walk Tall program, which offers free counselling services for survivors of crime from Caboolture up to Gympie. The State Government provided $900,000 in funding, but local donations from the business community have made the project a reality.

MILESTONE FOR MAJOR COAST CHARITY The tireless team behind Wishlist has celebrated two decades of brightening the lives of Sunshine Coast patients and providing much-needed equipment and comfort for countless sick and injured residents. Wishlist CEO Lisa Rowe says, “All in all, a phenomenal $17 million has been raised and directed to the needs of the Sunshine Coast Hospital Health Service, and we do it all without touching a single cent of any donation for operational costs thanks to enterprise such as the Nambour Hospital car park.” To donate, visit wishlist.org.au.

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The Coast will again play host to an arts extravaganza when the 10-day Horizon Festival kicks off in August. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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Dawn Awakening at Stumers Creek in Coolum engaged with the delivery of this festival.” Demand for one of last year’s highlights – Architects of Air’s world-famous walk through inflatable art structure Arboria luminarium – was so great they exceeded the anticipated attendance with more than 13,000 people experiencing this immersive art installation. “That was a really tangible outcome,” Ms Jordan says. “Another highlight was seeing 1100 people get up at 4am on Father’s Day to be part of the Dawn Awakening event at Stumers Creek in Coolum. That whole project really embodied the concept of ‘art responding to place’ with stunning imagery inspired by local indigenous stories

projected onto the surrounding sand banks and live performances by the Gubbi Gubbi dance troupe and local and visiting musicians and choirs.” Ms Jordan says while this year’s extensive program is still being finalised, details of the planned delights will start to emerge from mid-June before a full program release in early July. “Once again, Horizon will deliver events across performance, visual art, music, street art, comedy, theatre and immersive technology. A lot of these projects are still in development and even where we are bringing an existing work to the Coast, we are going to put a local spin on it and connect to our grassroots arts industry to create something unique for our community,” she says. “It’s all about balance and for the 2018 and 2019 festivals we have moved to a more curatorial programming format, so essentially we’ve looked at a number of key focus areas including First Nations and immersive art, art that responds to place, and how technology, the environment and popular culture have influenced the arts. There’s a story behind every project and we can’t wait to start telling them.”

The Horizon Festival is on from August 24 to September 2 and is proudly supported by My Weekly Preview. Stay up to date on program announcements, behind the scenes news and event information by following the Horizon Festival Facebook page or signing up to e-news on horizonfestival.com.au.

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Local fans of Australian author Peter Watt can hear from the man himself when he visits the Sunshine Coast. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.

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experience combined with impeccable research to flesh out his addictive stories. “I grew up on a soldier’s settlers block in western New South Wales,” he says. “We had no electricity, no phones. When I was seven or eight years old, I’d be driving a tractor all day ploughing fields. Those were the days when farmers were real farmers, there was no air-con, you just sat out there and sucked in the dust and the diesel. You’d make up stories so you didn’t go mad. We finally got electricity installed and we had a radio. I was listening to the old radio plays back in the 1950s. They were brilliant.” Mr Watt has been a soldier, private investigator, police sergeant, pipe layer, trawler deckhand and advisor to the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary. While he’s contractually

obliged to write a book a year, he squeezes the writing into six months, so he can spend the other six months volunteering with the Australian Rural Fire Service. He’s about to launch a new national legacy service for the families of emergency services volunteers killed in the line of duty, a campaign close to his heart. “It’s something that has been overlooked,” he says. “About 500 volunteers have been killed in the line of duty in Australia. This legacy will cover SES, volunteer bush fire fighters, marine rescue – anyone who’s a volunteer will be covered.” For fans reluctant to say goodbye to the Duffy and Macintosh families, Mr Watt assures them his next series, The Queen’s Colonial, will be just as good. While his hectic schedule rarely affords him time for public talks, when he does meet and greet his fans, he invariably meets wannabe writers hoping to pick up a few writing tips. “The thing is, they’ve got this expectation that writing is a simple process,” he says. “It’s both an art and a science. It’s one per cent inspiration and 99 per cent perspiration. “Reading is essential before you start writing. When I joined the army in 1969, a lot of soldiers would just read. You’d swap books around. I read a lot of Wilbur Smith and I always swore I’d do for Australia what he did for Africa.”

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— 10 REASONS WHY THERE’S LOTS TO LOVE ABOUT BRIGHTWATER Stockland’s award-winning Brightwater community has been making waves since the first homes started popping up just under a decade ago. The vibrant Mountain Creek enclave has already won the hearts of thousands of residents and the last chance to buy new homes in Brightwater is now available through Stockland’s popular Mainwaring Collection of townhomes. Homebuyers are benefitting from the thriving and mature nature of the community, with the final block of land snapped up in in 2017. Here are just 10 of the reasons why Brightwater is feeling the love: 1. Community vibe: if you’re all for a friendly smile and a strong sense of community spirit then Brightwater is the place for you. There are numerous active community groups and plenty of opportunities to meet your new neighbours. 2. Stunning views: it’s hard to miss the 12ha Brightwater Lake which is the community’s pride and joy. Take a kayak for a paddle or picnic in the nearest lakefront park. 3. Waterside exercise: healthy outdoor exercise options are in abundance. Enjoy a walk around the waterways and parkland, take part in a lakeside fitness session, join the gym or sign up to the weekly Brightwater parkrun. 4. Eating out: catch up with friends or take the family out with a range of dining options. Watch the sun set over the lake while enjoying a glass of wine at the Brightwater Hotel. 5. Onsite education: Brightwater has this covered with a highly sought-after state primary school and early learning centre. Other quality schools and tertiary campuses are close by.

6. Retail therapy: all your daily needs are catered for at Brightwater Marketplace, including a supermarket, specialty stores, medical centre and dentist. For serious retail therapy, a number of major shopping centres are within 15 minutes’ drive. 7. Surf’s up: while the tranquil waters of Brightwater Lake are soothing to the soul, it’s also just a short drive to one of the nearest beaches for a sneaky surf. 8. Walkability: a network of walking and cycle paths throughout the community join to other neighbourhoods and link to the coastal edges. There’s also a ‘walking school bus’ program so children can safely walk to school. 9. Natural attraction: finding your zen is easier when there’s plenty of natural inspiration. Brightwater is located next to Mooloolah River National Park and is bounded by environmental reserves and waterways. 10. Location, location: with so many good things going on in Brightwater itself, it’s easy to forget just how close you are to major facilities on the Coast. The Sunshine Coast Health Precinct and future Birtinya Town Centre are less than 10 minutes away while Sunshine Coast Airport is just a 20 minute drive. The final stage of the Mainwaring Collection of townhomes at Brightwater, the Affina release, comprises 36 stylish three and four bedroom designs situated across the lake from shops, cafes and the Brightwater Hotel.

For details on the townhomes or to register your interest 13 52 63 | www.stockland.com.au/mainwaringcollection Mainwaring Collection Sales Display Home Open from Friday-Tuesday, 10am to 4pm or by appointment Unit 3, 5 Panama Crescent, Mountain Creek, QLD 4557 All images and statements are based on information available to Stockland at the time of publication (April 2018) and may be subject to change without notice. Information and images relating to landscaping are indicative only and may show plantings which may not be mature at settlement. Any indications of distance or location are approximate and for indicative purposes only.

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The stunning Mossman River to another level. And that’s before we even get started on meals. Award-winning chef Spencer Patrick’s menu offers a nod to his British roots in a colonial style setting. Enjoy cocktails under antique chandeliers before feasting on crisp pigs ears with apple sauce, mouthwatering sesame yabbie toasts splashed with chilli mayonnaise or whipped smoked salmon on crispbread. We enjoy the day’s outstanding cut of beef, with truffled green beans, smoked mash and mustard. For dessert, it’s a delicious pudding of hay (yes, hay) ice-cream, caramelised white chocolate and rainforest honeycomb. If hay ice-cream doesn’t tickle your tastebuds, try

the pudding with local Daintree chocolate, salted caramel, crushed cookies and milk ice-cream (to share or not). Probably not. Visit sheratongrandmirageportdouglas.com.

SAMPLE A FEW BREWS After a long day swimming on the reef or trekking through rainforest, watch the sun go down amid the backdrop of the Daintree at Hemingway’s Brewery. Here, you can relax on the sun-drenched deck, overlooking Port Douglas’ Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina and feast on delicious seafood including fresh oysters and muscles. Chow them down with a selection of the brewery’s own craft

No trip to north Queensland is complete without exploring the world’s largest coral reef. And you may as well do it in style. The AquaQuest luxury yacht, launched in 2017, is equipped with modern fit-outs including a welcome hot shower and buffet lunch. Guides accompany snorkellers and divers at stops at Agincourt, Opal and St Crispin’s Reefs in the outer reef, about 62 kilometres offshore. The Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven wonders of the natural world, extending 2500 kilometres along Queensland’s coast. It’s home to a variety of life, including 1625 species of fish and six of the world’s seven species of marine turtle. We are lucky to spot a reef shark lurking on the ocean floor and various other sealife. Once the exploring is over, retreat to the mattress on the top deck and watch the world float by. Visit diversden.com.au. The writer travelled as a guest of Tourism Port Douglas & Daintree.

IF YOU GO: GETTING THERE: Port Douglas is an hour’s drive along the ocean-hugging Great Barrier Reef Drive from Cairns. Cairns is a two-and-a-half hour flight from Brisbane. Port Douglas is less than 70 kilometres from Cairns Airport and transfers are easily accessible. For airport transfers and transport around Port Douglas, check out Visit Port Douglas and Daintree, at visitportdouglasdaintree.com. STAYING THERE: The Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort offers an ideal base in Port Douglas, boasting five-star luxury and 295 guestrooms. It’s the only beachfront property on Four Mile Beach and it’s set amid tropical gardens, lagoon pools, an 18-hole golf course and private swim-out balconies in some rooms. Prices start from about $350 a night. PLAYING THERE: Port Douglas is the only place in the world that has two World Heritage-listed sites, with the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics rainforest at Daintree and Cape Tribulation. You can trek through rainforest, snorkel the reef, enjoy the sands of Four Mile Beach and check out Mossman Gorge’s crystal-clear creeks. For further activities, check out visitportdouglasdaintree.com.

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LOCAL DIRECTOR’S MOMENT IN THE SUN Nambour boy Chris Sun will walk the red carpet with pride at the national premiere of his new horror flick Boar. He spoke to My Weekly Preview ahead of the event, where the film’s stars will mix with locals on Currie Street. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.

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big pig with terrifying tusks and a taste for blood, clueless city folk out in the Australian bush – what could possibly go wrong? Add John Jarratt to the mix and you’ve got the makings of a cult Aussie horror film that has distributors around the world salivating like man-eating monsters. On May 19, the national premiere of the film Boar is set to make headlines, not because it’s a tad treasonous to delight in buckets of blood and gore on the same day Harry and Megs get married, but because it’s the scariest, Aussiest horror film since Wolf Creek. An all-star cast featuring Ernie Dingo, Nathan Jones, Roger Ward, Hugh Sheridan, Simone Buchanan, Melissa Tkautz, Steve Bisley and lead John Jarratt face off with the monstrous boar, which will no doubt be the star attraction when it’s unveiled at the red carpet event on Saturday. And in an endearing move by writer and director Chris Sun, the premiere will be held in his childhood town of Nambour instead of a major city, with Mr Jarrett arriving in a beaten up old ute rather than a limousine. “I’m going to walk the red carpet as if I’m walking into the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood,” Mr Sun says. “We just want to go out and show off our film and celebrate with the community who helped make it.” “I’m very loyal to the Sunny Coast,” he says. “All my films have been shot here and there’s nothing better than a powerhouse company like Universal Pictures saying, ‘why not do it in your home town’? “Nambour is on the way back up again, trying to become the little hub for entertainment. It’s got a beautiful cinema now, a brand-new 350-seat cinema. You’d be mad not to premiere it in such a great location. I’m excited.” Based in Buderim, Mr Sun has been making horror films and running a props company, Slaughter FX, on the Sunshine Coast for many years. He gained notoriety with his 2014 film Charlie’s Farm, which starred Tara Reid. But interest in Boar eclipsed Mr Sun’s previous work after its overseas premiere at the Brussels International Fantasy, Fantastic, Thriller and Science Fiction Film Festival in April. Offers for Mr Sun to direct in Hollywood are now rolling in.

Chris Sun (left), Boar stars Christie-Lee Britten and Simone Buchanan (above)

“Boar has opened up a lot of doors for me. It has now been selected by some of the largest genre festivals and some of the biggest distributors around the world. Not only do we have Universal Pictures Australia, we now have all these bigger distributors around the world. Shoreline Entertainment has had 220 screener requests from distribution companies around the world for Boar. “My partner says to me all the time, ‘the struggle is the glory’. With all the struggle and hard work, it’s finally paid off. These different pitches are coming out of America and people are taking me very seriously as a horror or genre filmmaker.” Shot in Kandanga in the Mary Valley and three years in the making, Boar’s theatrical release will bring attention to the region when it’s screened around Australia, with international release dates due later in the year and in 2019. “It’s the little film that could,” Mr Sun says. “We went through some troubles and we managed to complete it. Now I’ve done one big circle back to Nambour. The month after the

premiere, I’m off overseas promoting it.” Mr Sun encourages fans to turn up to the red carpet event in Currie Street, outside the Majestic Cinemas, from 4pm onwards and says there will be a large screen set up with behind-the-scenes footage and interviews to entertain the crowd as the stars arrive. “Councillor Greg Rogerson, he’s bent over backwards to make this happen,” Mr Sun says. “He’s like my adopted dad. “He’s been such a huge supporter of this premiere being in Nambour. When I went to council and said, ‘look, I’ve only got short notice, I know this is a big ask but I’d like to shut down Currie Street’, Rogo didn’t shake his head, he said ‘let’s do it’. All these people from council came on board, Visit Sunshine Coast came on board and Big Screens Australia came on board.” It will be a triumphant moment for a boy from the wrong side of the tracks. “I wasn’t a perfect child, but I came out good,” he says. “We all grew up running amok. Nambour life was great, I wouldn’t change anything for the world. I have a lot of good memories in Nambour and I also have a lot of sad memories. Unfortunately, most of my close friends have passed away. “I’m calling this the premiere that Nambour built – it’s one of their own doing something and doing something good. Hopefully it will inspire up-and-coming artists in Nambour to know they can do anything.”

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Sami Muirhead meets members of The Serpentine swimming club who swim year-round in the icy waters of the famous London lake.

Richard O’Leary is fascinated by a book that traces the history of homo sapiens from the Stone Age to today, but warns, it’s not for everyone.

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s you read this (thanks, Mum), Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be embarking on their married royal life together. I love love and I am writing my column from London this week (while pinching myself ). My workplace, Mix FM radio, has sent me and Toddy to cover the royal wedding. A dream come true. But in the lead-up to the wedding, we have been soaking up the charms of London. Hyde Park has stolen my heart and offered me such serenity every day. I always love nature when I travel, and Hyde Park is the most stunning area at this time of year, with squirrels running in the green grass and country flowers in shades of pink and mauve blooming everywhere. We stumbled across a group of swimmers in The Serpentine lake in Hyde Park who stopped me in my dreamy tracks. I could not believe these white British bodies were willingly jumping into the water where only swans and ducks are brave enough to go. Even in summer, the water is really cold. Roz Stoople has been a member of the club for 50 years. Being a member means you have to attend Saturday morning race days and plunge into the near freezing water year around. It is as far removed from Nippers at our blue and yellow beaches as I can imagine. “It is okay weather wise for me to swim

most of the year, but a few Christmases ago the ice on top of the lake cut my arms as I was swimming in the lake,” says Roz. “Many people think we are crazy, but the friendships I have made here over the decades are priceless and the craziness bonds us. “I also believe the cold water keeps us young,” adds the 82-year-old. The worrying part is the fact Roz thinks this is a sensible thing to do. The club was established in 1864 and members say the sense of camaraderie is strong. The club also does not tolerate anyone who feels the cold. If you Google the club, you will see the rules state that while some external events are wetsuit compulsory and people need to use them for training, the club doesn’t consider the use of wetsuits to be within the true spirit of a year-round swimming club. Diving into freezing water in the middle of London without a wetsuit seems plain bonkers to me, and yet I was totally smitten with the club and its members. I told them with happiness that on the other side of the world, we have many clubs who swim in the ocean every morning at 5am. In a smug tone, I said our water temperature was tropical and we were much better off than them. I was told promptly in response there are no sharks, stonefish or jellyfish in the Hyde Park lake. Touché!

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

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imagination, including gods, nations and human rights. Under this premise, our political and economic systems are no different to our religions – his argument, not mine, for those about to send a terse email. Although more than a million copies of this book have been sold – not all the critics have been kind. Philosopher Galen Strawson says the attractive features of the book are overwhelmed by carelessness, exaggeration and sensationalism. Anthropologist Christopher Robert Hallpike says it does not offer any “serious contribution to knowledge”.

“This book will make you think about the big things in life…” Despite that, I am recommending this book to everyone I meet – it’s just so interesting, and intriguing – and makes me question much of what I take for granted. One thing I can guarantee, the book will make you think about the big things in life, and that can’t be bad, can it? * Published in Hebrew in 2011 and then translated into 45 languages. Appeared on The New York Times Best Sellers list and won the National Library of China’s Wenjin Book Award for the best book.

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

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t first glance it might appear there wasn’t much in this year’s Federal Budget, however, closer analysis reveals some attractive structural reforms beyond the tax cuts and planned tax bracket restructuring. Please note that none of the below is legislated and at this stage is a proposal only. Perhaps one of the most significant, yet unheralded, changes involves the means testing of lifetime income products. Much of this needs to be clarified, however initial reading indicates that pooled lifetime income streams will receive concessional treatment from Centrelink. Only 60 per cent of the purchase price will be assessed as an asset until age 84, or for a minimum of five years, and then 30 per cent for the remainder of a person’s life. The rules will also assess only 60 per cent of lifetime product payments as income. For some who are currently ineligible for the age pension due to the assets test, this provides an opportunity to restructure to become eligible for a part age pension. As an example, take the situation of a couple with $1 million assessable assets. They would receive no age pension as they are above the assets test cut off limit (currently $837,000). If they purchased a lifetime income stream for $800,000, leaving $200,000 as liquid accessible assets, then only 60 per cent of the $800,000, or $480,000, plus the $200,000 liquid assets would be counted. Total assessable assets of $680,000 would entitle them to a part age pension and associated benefits.

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“From July 2019, SMSFs and small APRA funds will be able to increase the number of members” between 65 and 74 who have less than $300,000 in super to make voluntary contributions to super in the first year that they do not meet the work test requirements. This will provide retirees with very low balances some additional flexibility in their retirement planning. Add the above changes to the much-needed tax bracket restructure and what we have is a solid budget, built on the foundations of economic growth, offering some payback to all sectors of the community. Mark Davidson is an authorised Representative (no 427049) of Ord Minnett Ltd, AFS licence 237121. This article contains general financial advice only and does not consider your personal circumstances; you should determine its suitability to you. Before acquiring a financial product you should consider the relevant product disclosure statement. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

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With a $5000 prize pool up for grabs in Fashions in the Field, it’s time to get your Ladies Oaks Day outfit sorted.

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Join Marty McFly and Doc Brown for the ultimate time travel adventure when Back to the Future screens at Peregian Beach on May 19 on the big screen under the stars. The community screening will kick off at 6.30pm at Peregian Beach Park in front of the surf club. Come along from 6pm with your picnic rugs and chairs. Entry is by donation. There will be a candy bar and popcorn, and movie-goers are encouraged to purchase meals and drinks from shops in the village. Visit starrynights. com.au to find out more.

FRIDAY, MAY 18 Alexis & Suzy K Duo, Caloundra RSL, 11am Vinyl session, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 4pm Taylor Moss, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Rod Fraser, Caloundra RSL, 5.30pm Paul McKenna, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 6pm Roy Morris Duo, Club Kawana, 6.30pm Harii, Parklands Tavern, 6.30pm Carl Lynch, Brightwater Hotel, 6.30pm The Febs, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Chris Webb, Maroochy Surf Club, 7.30pm Flamarique, The Piano Bar, 8pm Trace Trio, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 8pm Bobby Alu, Solbar, 8pm Pink Zinc, Caloundra RSL, 9pm DJ, Caloundra RSL, 10pm

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et creative, think outside the box and start planning your races outfit so you can compete with the best fashionistas on the Sunshine Coast at the upcoming Hot 91.1 Ladies Oaks Day. With a total prize pool of more than $5000 on offer thanks to Morayfield Shopping Centre and Rumba Beach Resort, there are many reasons to dress to impress. Fashions on the Field winners in the women aged 18 to 39, women aged 40 and over, men and couples categories will surely be grinners. They will also be vying for a chance at the overall major prize – a trip for two to Melbourne for the Kennedy Oaks Day, which is valued at $3000. The June 1 event, which is proudly supported by My Weekly Preview, will also feature a headline performance of multi-award-winning indie pop band Sheppard. The James Ackerman Legacy charity is the beneficiary of this racing calendar highlight. For more details and ticket information, visit sctc.com.au.

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Raffles, Caloundra RSL, 11am Brown Trouts, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 12pm Nyssay Ray, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Ricky The Rockstar, Caloundra RSL, 5.30pm Bones & Jones, Solbar, 6pm Destiny’s Plan, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 6.30pm Leena Salim Dup, Dicky Beach Surf Club, 6.30pm Rhonnie, Club Kawana, 6.30pm Anywhere Festival, ‘Full Steam Ahead’ Murder Mystery, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 7pm Dr. Feelgood, Solbar, 7pm Radioactive, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Red Liquorice, Maroochy Surf Club, 7.30pm Lava Lamps, The Piano Bar, 8pm Old Skool, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 8pm Rush Hour, Caloundra RSL, 9pm DJ, Caloundra RSL, 10pm

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know! Indie rock supremos Augie March will be performing in The Brewery at The Imperial Hotel Eumundi on May 24 as part of the launch tour for the long-awaited new album Bootikins. Augie March songwriter and vocalist Glenn Richards says this is their “first run in donkey’s yonks”. “Expect all the new, but a good dose of the old, from our sprawling back catalogue,” he says. Tickets are available for the 7.30pm gig through Oztix for $35 plus booking fee, or are $40 at the door.

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Nick Reeve, Caloundra RSL, 12pm Nyssa Ray, Parklands Tavern, 1pm Mo’Swagger, Brightwater Hotel, 1.30pm Adam & Ash, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 2pm Eugene Ellison, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 2pm Full House, Alex Surf Club, 3.30pm Col Finley Band, Caloundra RSL, 4pm

THURSDAY, MAY 24 Nickleby The Magician, Caloundra RSL, 11am Melinda J Wells, Club Kawana, 11am Soula, Maroochy Surf Club, 6pm Nyssa Ray, Caloundra RSL, 6.30pm Augie March, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 7.30pm

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STAY HERE FOR ANYWHERE The Anywhere Theatre Festival is right here and there are dozens of performances lined up across the Sunshine Coast in some unusual places. Pop-up poetry, theatrical performances and a blindfolded exploration of the senses are among the Coast events coordinated by Dr Nycole Prowse and Toni Wills, via their company Peripheral Arts. The state-wide festival was held for the first time last year and has already doubled its event count on the Coast. “I really believe it is our lifestyle and our environment that

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Yes, it sounds far-fetched, but this is the basis of one of Danielle Steel’s latest offerings. It follows the story of Sybil and Blake Gregory, who leave their successful but predictable Manhattan lives for a change in San Francisco. Blake buys an abandoned historic mansion to call the new family home, but as soon as they move in, they find out it’s not as empty as they first thought. It sounds like the basis for a paranormal thriller, but the author instead chooses to focus on what would happen if the Gregorys and their three children were able to build relationships with the family who had inhabited the same home a century earlier. Past Perfect is a pleasant read, although it is somewhat pedestrian and doesn’t really pack any punch.

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Binny The Roosters of Barcelos blouse $239, Footprints on the Beach

Cream Claudia dress available at Gingers Boutique Face a Face frames $680, Eyes on Buderim These stunning earrings are hand-painted, and made by hand with a whole lot of love. They are complete one-offs – no two pairs will ever be the same. Poppy Lane Designs Frankie Drops available at Coast Store

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idden in the foothills and surrounded by thriving rainforest, Nature’s Edge Buderim is an exclusive over-50s community offering architecturally designed homes at affordable prices. Award-winning architect Mark Hudson designed the home collection with nature in mind, while maintaining the structural integrity that has become synonymous with the Nature’s Edge Buderim name. With prices starting at $479,000, this is affordable luxury at its best. There are no exit fees, no stamp duty and no body corporate fees, so if you decide to sell you keep 100 per cent of the capital gain. Home prices are less than the Buderim median, which makes selling the family home and buying a new home at

Nature’s Edge an attractive option. The five-star $4 million Leisure Centre is now open, with a teppanyaki barbecue on the expansive deck, a cinema, bar, library, billiards table, massage and beauty therapy room, semi-commercial kitchen, gymnasium, spa and 20-metre heated Grecian-style pool. At Nature’s Edge Buderim, the lifestyle is resort-style every day. Residents love the peace of mind that comes from knowing they can lock up and leave to head out on their next great adventure, knowing that their homes will be secure on their return.

Ask one of the lifestyle advisers for a personalised tour. Call 1800 218 898, email info@naturesedgebuderim.com.au or visit naturesedgebuderim.com.au.

he first display apartments in Stockland’s $63 million landmark vertical retirement village at Birtinya are now open. Birtinya Retirement Village is an eight-storey design offering a new style of connected and convenient living in the heart of the Oceanside Kawana precinct. The display apartments feature open-plan layouts with extensive natural light, eye-catching timber elements and spacious balconies to capture ocean breezes. Stockland regional development manager for retirement living Pauline Barton says the apartments have been styled to demonstrate the latest trends in homewares and accessories. “Our approach is all about creating warm, inviting and practical spaces that display the size and quality of homes on offer at Birtinya Retirement Village,” she says. “Each apartment comes with all the mod-cons such as quality brand appliances, air-conditioning, and access to superfast broadband internet.” The village also includes secure undercover parking for each apartment, guest parking for visitors, beautiful manicured gardens and a unique twostorey clubhouse and wellness centre with gym, yoga studio, hair salon, bar lounge, billiards room and resort pool.

An onsite allied health professional will ensure residents will have access to health education sessions, tailored exercise programs and a range of group fitness classes including yoga and tai chi. Award-winning Sydney architecture and interior design firm Luchetti Krelle has added design flair to the interior of the clubhouse to promote an active lifestyle. Due for completion in mid-2018, Birtinya Retirement Village provides a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, offering stunning views of Lake Kawana and the Glass House Mountains. The village is pet friendly with a dog park to be constructed in nearby Viridian Park, and is just a short walk to Bokarina Beach, the hospitals and other health services of the Oceanside Health precinct and the future Birtinya Town Centre. “Retirement Living has taken a new direction on the Sunshine Coast so anyone looking to make a move should take the time to inspect these delightful display apartments,” Ms Barton says. “Downsizing does not mean foregoing the high life at Birtinya Retirement Village.”

To find more call 1800 727 170 or visit stockland.com.au/retirement-living/qld/ birtinya-retirement-village.

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RETIREMENT PROMOTION

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alcyon Lakeside newcomer Peter Hitchcock spent almost half of his 40-year public service career rubbing shoulders with premiers, prime ministers, ambassadors and even royalty. The former accountant’s role as a senior protocol officer for Queensland’s Department of the Premier and Cabinet made him responsible for rolling out the red carpet for the Government’s VIP guests between the early 1980s and 2000. Mr Hitchcock worked under successive premiers, from Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen to Peter Beattie, arranging everything from airport pick-ups and hotel drop-offs for dignitaries to official receptions and state funerals. The job also required him to organise trips and escort VIPs to key Queensland destinations, ranging from dusty outback towns to the spectacular Whitsunday Islands and the tropical Far North. He survived the massive post-Fitzgerald Inquiry shake-up of the public service that followed the election of the Goss Government in 1989. “It was a big changing of the guard,”

Peter and Barbara Hitchcock Mr Hitchcock recalls. The Goss era brought him into close contact with the new premier’s inner circle, which included future prime minister Kevin Rudd and future federal treasurer Wayne Swan. And he remembers helping to organise former prime minister Paul Keating’s grand opening of the Waltzing Matilda Centre in the western Queensland town of Winton in 1995. “There wasn’t a lot of accommodation in

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town, so we had all these dignitaries staying in tents,” Mr Hitchcock says. “It was funny to see them all emerging from their tents in black tie suits and ball gowns to attend an official event. “I don’t think Longreach Airport had ever had so many private jets parked on its tarmac.” Later, he would be involved in a visit by prime minister John Howard to Brisbane to launch a bid to bring back the trams, and he also had a small part in US president Bill Clinton’s private ‘R&R’ visit to Port Douglas with first lady Hillary in 1996. On the royal front, Mr Hitchcock remembers people jostling to get a seat at a Brisbane reception for the Queen during one of her Australian visits. Mr Hitchcock’s other royal encounters included the Crown Prince of Thailand and his daughter in 1999, and the King and Queen of Nepal, who travelled to the Sunshine State with a 200-strong entourage.

The YMCA Caloundra is offering PrYme Movers fitness classes. PrYme Movers is a program focusing on over 50s with safe, fun, low-impact, easy-to-learn exercises using free weights. Qualified instructors motivate and make getting fit social, engaging and fun with the many health benefits that come with being physically fit and active. Classes are held at the YMCA Caloundra in Arthur Street at 10.30 am Tuesdays and Thursdays. Participants are invited to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee after each class. To find out more, call 5438 0944 or 0408 373 861.

To find out more about Halcyon Lakeside call 1800 050 555 or visit lifebeginsat halcyon.com.au/halcyon-lakeside.

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Helpful Neptune and generous Jupiter encourage you to contribute your numerous talents to a joint venture or a local community project. Satisfying connections, close friendships and positive outcomes will follow.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the magical silvery moon encourages you to follow your intuition and act on your hunches. Then, prosperity planet Jupiter and inspiration planet Neptune fire up your finance and work zones on Friday.

Jupiter is journeying through your sign until November 8 – and it won’t be back there again for nearly 12 years, so avoid being a stubborn, stuck-in-a-rut Scorpio! Make sure you capitalise on the lucky opportunities that come your way.

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Are you feeling stressed Sagittarius? Help is at hand, as Neptune and Jupiter (your patron planet) stimulate your soul zone. There is peace and quiet to be found via meditation, yoga or tai chi as you slow down and listen to your inner voice.

This week Jupiter and Neptune rev up your neighbourhood and networking zones, so look out for lucky opportunities and creative inspiration coming your way. But, Saturday’s Venus-Saturn opposition will cause some concern.

Disruptive Mars is currently charging through your sign, so, if you must be a rebel, make sure you’re a rebel with a cause. Neptune and Jupiter also activate your career zone, so there is the potential for opportunities to manifest in the future.

Wednesday’s Mercury/Neptune connection activates your creative and spiritual streak. It’s the perfect time to be proactive about helping someone who is in need. Jupiter and your ruler Neptune stimulate your personal travel zone on Saturday.

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7. The character of Johnny Fontane in The Godfather was reputedly based on which real-life singer? 8. After nearly a 40-year wait, who released the album Smile in 2004? 9. What is the westernmost state of the US? 10. Thom Yorke (pictured) is the lead singer of which English band?

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It’s action stations this week, as the sun charges into your sign. You’re keen to do things at a lightning pace as you multi-task like a pro, play sport, study, travel, teach or just chat up a storm. Jupiter and Neptune also stimulate your wellbeing and life zones.

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UNITS BECOMING A POPULAR CHOICE AS COAST POPULATION GROWS With Queensland’s population hitting the five million mark, experts say the housing market is set to benefit. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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he latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows Queensland’s projected population is set to reach five million this month, translating to a strong demand for property throughout the state. REIQ chairman Rob Honeycombe says the real estate market, and the wider economy, will benefit from such strong growth. “Queensland grew by 81,000 people last year, and we were the most popular state for internal migration, growing more than any other state in the year to September 2017,” he says. Overseas migration added 31,000 to Queensland’s population, which was almost 40 per cent of all new residents in the year to September 2017. “Last year, $54 billion of Queensland residential real estate was bought and sold,’’ Mr Honeycombe says. “Our popularity means demand for housing is growing and this is good news for some of our weaker markets. Of course, there are pockets where housing supply is tight and this population growth is placing

Alaine Hurman and Cliff Smith pressure on markets such as the Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast, where prices are rising steady and vacancy rates are at historic lows. “These areas would benefit from increased supply and, in fact, both the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast have additional levels of supply coming to market

in the near future.” With more people moving to the region seeking a sea change and waterfront living, unit developments surrounding the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and health precinct are becoming magnets for both owner-occupiers and investors. Local developer RGD Group’s North

Shore, Salt, Waterline and Aquarius at Oceanside Kawana have achieved record sales, with 240 waterfront apartments adjacent to the new hospital being sold across the four sites over the past 24 months. Former Palmview residents Cliff Smith and Alaine Hurman are among many locals who have realised the benefits of the precinct, having already bought an apartment to live in and one to rent out. They have also bought a third off the plan for RGD’s latest development – Southbank. Mr Smith says they first came across RGD’s North Shore and Waterline projects in October 2015 and immediately, decided to plan their “sea change” from small acreage to take advantage of the perfect combination of a lifestyle location that is also close to everything. “We wanted more time to enjoy the cafes, restaurants, shops and green space areas from a waterfront location with spectacular lake and ocean views,” he says. “It wasn’t a hard decision because it’s so close to major infrastructure and the planned CBD is a real positive for future asset and rental growth.”

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PROPERTY Ms Hurman says the apartments had everything they needed, from the spacious and practical design of the kitchen to the amount of storage throughout. “The wrap-around waterfront balconies offer several outdoor living options and the multi-purpose room is perfect for my craft room or Cliff’s train set. “It also has two side by side carparks plus additional basement storage, which was also a high priority for us,” she says. The couple moved into the North Shore development in October and their investment unit in Waterline will be leased out next month. Their ultimate plan will see them reside at Southbank when it is completed, renting out the other two apartments. “Purchasing another unit off the plan makes sense to us because we have seen the other RGD Group apartment buildings in the area fill up before our eyes. Also, we understand that the Sunshine Coast University Hospital still has a way to go before all wards are open,” Mr Smith says. “This is an increasingly desirable place to live, work and play. And we will be enjoying our senior years in a precinct that offers so much.” Mr Honeycombe says people around the country continue to see value in the Sunshine Coast real estate market. “When real estate performs well, everyone benefits,” he says.

AGENT PROFILE

VANESSA BRUNTON Carolans First National Real Estate – Nambour

What was your very first job? At 15 I would work at my dad’s Caltex 24 hour service station. I would run out when customers drove into the full service lane, they would sit in their car while I filled the tank, cleaned the front window, checked the oil, put air in the tyres, checked the water in the radiator and battery. It taught me at a young age to always give full service and provide exceptional customer service. How long have you worked in the real estate business?

Nearly 20 years in real estate. Before that, I was a retail fashion manager for Jeanswest in the early years and spent a few years with Westpac bank and in the building industry in Townsville. I love to understand everything about a product and provide that information to my customers then they can make an informed decision to buy. What was the first property you sold? My husband and I moved out of home in our early twenties and built our first home. We decided to buy a bigger home when I was pregnant with our first child and I thought, ‘how hard could it be to sell it myself?’ I placed an ad in the local paper, sold it within 24 hours and tripled our money. That’s when I knew real estate was for me. What was your most recent sale? I just sold 34 De Vere Road, Mapleton for the second time. Lexie De Vere moved into her penthouse three years ago in her nineties, an amazing woman and family with a wealth of knowledge in our area. Col bought the property from me for $530,000, moving from Brisbane looking for a treechange. The new buyers from Sydney, Mike, Carol and Snickers the dog, purchased for $670,000. They are excited to live in such a superb location enjoying the idyllic lifestyle only twenty minutes to the beach.

How have you seen the property market change in the past 12 months? Finally, people are seeing what a wonderful, affordable place Nambour is. I’ve been banging on for over seven years, from when I first started at Carolans First National Real Estate in Nambour, about how great it is. For those who have listened, well done. Your property has grown in value and will continue to do so with the population explosion forecast for our future. How do you see it changing in the next 12 months? Interest rates are the lowest I’ve ever seen. You should be paying something with a three in front. I remember when I paid 17 per cent interest and they dropped to 10 per cent. I thought lock it in that will be the lowest it’ll ever get. My advice is to get in, you need a roof over your head to live.

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“With the population forecast for the Sunshine Coast, I suggest you don’t delay buying now or you may just miss the boat.”

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32 Pine Grove Road, Woombye

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This gracious family home offers super-sized living on a pristine 3172m2 block, with versatile options that could extend to running a home business underneath, subdivision of block, or building a second residence (STCA). • Super-sized family home on 3,172m2 block, potential to subdivide • 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, spacious living with modern kitchen • Huge multi-purpose room under + office, Alfresco entertaining terrace • DLUG + gated side access, dual driveway & 6mx6m shed • Rear covered verandah, established fruit trees, close to Woombye • Exceptional opportunity.. act immediately!

Auction: Onsite Thursday 7th June at 5pm Inspect: Saturday 11-11.20am & Thursday 5-5.20pm View: outstandingagents.com.au/20006811 Jason Stock 0411 123 888

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37 Edmund Street, Shelly Beach

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Currently separately tenanted for a combined $1,000 per week this is an excellent opportunity for the astute buyer. With ocean glimpses from the top unit it is your choice to land bank or renovate/rebuild your dream home. • 3 self-contained units with great tenants in place, 5 car spaces • 580m to the beautiful Shelly Beach • 680m to Moffat Beach with trendy cafés and beach shops • 900m to all the action and restaurants at Kings Beach • Large 670m2 block, short drive to Caloundra CBD • Rent out, renovate or rebuild - the choice is yours!

Price: By Negotiation Inspect: By Appointment View: remax-first.com.au Karl Rademeyer 0402 919 955 Yianni Mooney 0420 300 977

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SPACIOUS WATERFRONT HOME From page 43

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arge two-storey family home with a quality build and designed with family and coastal lifestyle living in mind. Take advantage of wide, open water views and ocean access from your own private mooring. Great for boating, fishing or just paddle around the waterways to keep fit. There are five large bedrooms, a media room and three separate spacious living areas. Enjoy all the coastal lifestyle benefits while entertaining undercover beside the pool. The property is close to local restaurants, walking paths, cycling tracks and waterside parks.

9 ANTIGUA COURT, PARREARRA 5 bed, 3 bath, 3 car Auction on site Saturday, May 19 @ 12pm Platinum Properties 5437 8806 Steve Turner 0412 679 488

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AN IMMACULATELY PRESENTED 1930’S HOME HAS COME TO THE MARKET @ 31-33 Elizabeth Street, Nambour

FAMILY RESIDENCE

Open For Inspection Saturday 9.30 - 10 am Or by appointment with Gary Langford 0412 348 533

This double-storey home in a quiet cul-de-sac offers plenty of size and space with multiple living areas and a flexible layout, accommodating the largest family with ease. The block has been maximised to ensure your family will enjoy living here and the property is low-maintenance. This stunning home has plenty to offer and is located within the sought-after Chancellor College catchment, and within walking distance to the University of the Sunshine Coast, Siena Catholic School, shops and public transport. Whether you travel for work or pleasure there is easy access to the greater Sunshine Coast region and the beautiful beaches nearby.

15 CAIRNCROFT PLACE, SIPPY DOWNS 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Auction on site Saturday, June 2 @ 1.30pm Century 21 Grant Smith Property 5445 8505 Russell Dell 0400 409 000

Centenary Square, 52-64 Currie Street, Nambour | Phone 5441 3366 | www.dayandgrimes.com

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IS THE ABSOLUTE BEST VALUE WITHIN KINGS BEACH

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$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 oceanverge@prd.com.au 1800 988 242 - www.oceanverge.com.au

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57 Tinnanbar Terrace. New family home priced to sell!

A real entertainer with park views, at 59 Tinnanbar Terrace.

A very affordable and versatile, 3 bedroom home that makes the most of its open plan living downstairs and second lounge upstairs. Plus family sized outdoor area overlooking the park. • Downstairs the open plan layout makes the most of the main living area encompassing lounge, dining and kitchen. Full of light with great air flow, this area provides a great place to relax & chill. • Its centralised kitchen is finished with stone benches, double sink, quality appliances including oven and ceramic cook top, with loads of cupboard space and a great pantry. • Each featuring built-in robes and ceiling fans, two more bedrooms upstairs sit adjacent to the spacious main bathroom and opposite the master bedroom. Providing a great space for kids. • Air conditioning to both floors will ensure a comfortable year round lifestyle. • A second living area upstairs, makes for a perfect space for a kid’s area or rainy day movies.

This versatile, three bedroom home is a great opportunity for an astute investor or owner looking to downsize whilst still enjoying all the comforts of a stylish, contemporary, inner city home. Fully landscaped, this low maintenance stylish home is ready to view today! • The downstairs open plan layout makes the most of the living areas encompassing comfortable lounge, dining and kitchen which opens out to separate, outdoor entertaining and BBQ areas. • A well designed kitchen with spacious, stone bench tops and double sink includes quality Artusi wall oven, gas stove, dishwasher appliances and comes with plenty of storage space. • The private and spacious master bedroom has a generous walk in robe and large ensuite, featuring his and her vanities. • Acoustic rated windows have been installed to all bedrooms adding to the peace and quiet.

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12 Hervey Chase. A beautifully styled urban lifestyle home.

Park and water views all yours at 47 Mackenzie Drive.

Embodying a great sense of urban design and style this home impresses and inspires. Its owners have lovingly finished this property using a beautiful palette of colours and textures. • A contemporary kitchen offers a great space to enjoy, refuel and recharge. Caesarstone bench tops and Hafele appliances including; dishwasher, 900mm ceramic cook top and under bench oven make light work of cooking duties. A green marble tile splash back is a centrepiece. • Upstairs the main bedroom is awash with beautiful, natural light bringing its natural colour scheme to life. A generous ensuite features a standalone, deep bath and floor to ceiling tiles. Two bedrooms downstairs, with one featuring access to the rear and private courtyard. • Timber look floor and a balcony to the upstairs living area adds a sense of light and space. • Owners prepared to offer the home as furnished. All you need to do is unpack and enjoy!

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, 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.

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

HALF ACRE ON HEADLAND GOLF COURSE 112 Karawatha Dve, MOUNTAIN CREEK

Auction On - Site

High motivation requires a result on auction day. Ideal for investors or owner occupiers alike. A quality home with multiple options awaits the lucky new owner.

4 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car

• Subdivision potential, great home office layout. • Direct golf course access, drive your own golf cart to golf, enjoy a beer afterwards • Very private yet a short walk to shops and schools • High quality modern kitchen and fittings throughout. • Owners have already moved out, this must be sold, YOU WIN!!!

Auction: Saturday May 26th at 2pm Inspect:

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BUDDINA BEACHSIDE 25 Coonawa St, BUDDINA

Present All Offers

Must be sold, all offers will be presented. Vacant position possible as soon as you can settle. DON’T MISS THIS ONE!!! • Quality home ideal for light or large reno • Short walk to surf beach and Kawana shops • Landscaped gardens for low maintenance • Owner has moved out and wants a contract NOW

2 Bed 1 Bath 2 Car

546m2

Inspect: Saturday 1-1.45am Darren Rix 0416 188 259

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

Feel at home with… Neil Bourke 0417 721 602

Fondly known as “coach”, Neil led his AFL teams in Maroochydore & Broome to 4 premierships, with his Broome team also raising money to prevent domestic violence. Being born on a dairy farm in Port Fairy as well as being a sales manager in real estate, he has learned to never have an idle moment. This experience & hard working attitude ensures your trust in him is treated as the privilege it is. He’s proudly the best number 2 agent you’ll get cause his 2nd opinion could save or make you $1000s!

HOME WITH STUNNING VIEWS ON 7.5 ACRES 52 Honeydew Place, NINDERRY

$750,000

Architect Designed two storey home, sensational views look across Ninderry & Blackall Ranges, private & peaceful area.

4 Bed 3 Bath 2 Car 2.85 HA

• 3 Bedrooms On Upper Level, 1 Br Granny Lower Level S/C • 2 Living Areas, Wood Fireplace, Timber Floors,High Ceilings • Galley Kitchen, Kitchen and Family Room Open Onto Decking • 9m x 6m Powered Shed, 3kw Solar Panels, 20,000 ltr Water Tank

Inspect: By Appointment Neil Bourke 0417 721 602

Feel at home with… Leanne King 0439 910 235 YOU WILL BE THE ENVY OF YOUR FRIENDS All Genuine Offers Considered

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

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Inspect: Sat 1.00 - 1.45 Leanne King 0439 910 235

Leanne was the National Relations Manager for Val Morgan and attended annual movie conventions in Las Vegas rubbing shoulders with the stars! She believes in making the whole process of selling as enjoyable and smooth as possible and likes to take the e worry away from you by giving you the star treatment. Leanne totally knows that communication together with great sales and negotiation skills WILL GET YOU THE STAR RESULT YOU DESERVE!

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

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49 William Street, BUDERIM

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• 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

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.

Buyers in the low $1,000,000’s 3 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car

3081m2

Inspect: Sat 2.30 – 3.00pm Darren Rix 0416 188 259

Feel at home with… Amber Fox 0405 357 735 SC ACCOM FOR BIG FAMILIES OR INCOME STREAM Considering offers over $600,000

18 Franklin Place, SIPPY DOWNS Not a thing to do with this modern home, spread out in all the rooms or earn some extra rent … choice is yours! • Sleek finish in modern tones throughout, not a cent to spend • Comfort all year round with A/C and inground pool • Study big enough for a 4th bedroom in main house • Granny flat with 2 rooms, living, kitchen and bathroom/laundry

5 Bed 3 Bath 1 Car Inspect: Sat 11.00–11.30am Amber Fox 0405 357 735

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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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AUCTION THE ULTIMATE ‘RESORT’ STYLE LIVING! 22-26 Turnbull Place, Tanawha Can a home truly feel like a ‘resort?’ Well, the answer will be revealed upon your inspection of 22-26 Turnbull Place in Tanawha! The attention to detail is obvious from the moment you set your eyes on this home from the street through to every facet of this stunning property. The home consists of four large bedrooms (including two with ensuites) and a fully functional office. The master suite deserves a mention, as it is everything you would imagine in a six star Bali resort. Surrounded by other multi-million dollar homes that enjoy this Blue Chip location and only minutes to Sunshine Coast Grammar School, the University of the Sunshine Coast and our other smorgasbord of schooling options.

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AUCTION WATERFRONT LIFESTYLE OPPORTUNITY - BEACHSIDE WURTULLA 39 Swallow Street, Wurtulla Capturing picturesque views over the tranquil waters of Tokara canal, this immaculate family residence is sure to impress. Light and spacious throughout, this contemporary abode with a versatile floorplan offers an idyllic coastal lifestyle. Perfectly positioned in an enviable beachside location, this beautiful home deserves your inspection. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity - call today!

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BRAND NEW LUXURY HOME UNDER $2 MILLION – ALEXANDRA HEADLAND 4 Leo Crescent, Alexandra Headland This exquisite, architecturally designed residence of supreme elegance deserves your inspection. Perfectly positioned in Alexandra Headlands coveted “Golden Triangle”, this striking abode offers coastal living of the highest caliber. Superbly appointed and spacious in design, the home with multiple living zones blends functionality with luxurious textures and first-class finishes. Call Loren or Karen today to secure this fabulous opportunity!

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5 Mai Court, Maroochydore Showcasing this lovely family residence commanding a prime position in the Maroochy River precinct. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac on a generous 695m2 block, this immaculate abode with a desirable North East aspect will make your dream lifestyle a reality. Classic in design, the home offers a well designed floorplan suitable to various family dynamics. Call Karen today to secure this fabulous opportunity!

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9 Agnew Road, Mount Mellum Capturing elevated panoramic ocean views from Mount Coolum to Bribie Island and beyond, this charming family abode with a desirable North East aspect is a must to inspect. Light and airy throughout, the home offers immediate comfortable living as is with the potential for growth and to add value. Conveniently positioned this incredible opportunity for the savvy buyer or investor won’t last long, inspect today!

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EXECUTIVE LIVING With three With thr hree ee levels lev evel elss of o opulence, pule pu lenc nce e, tthere here he re iiss room ro om for for the the family. fam amil ily y The The ground gro roun und d level leve le vell ha has a six-car car garage with storage and buggy space, epoxy flooring and internal entrance. The first level has a large living room that opens on to a balcony with views of Mount Coolum. The kitchen, butler’s pantry and dining room adjoin this area. A separate family room leads to outdoor entertaining area and plunge pool. The master suite has two walk-in robes and an ensuite.

11 BONMENT ROAD, YAROOMBA 5 bed, 3 bath, 8 car $1,035,000 Villa Prestige Properties 1300 885 095 Linda Shore-Perez 0427 378 687 David A. Perez 0427 378 600

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8 Santorini Court, Kawana Island Disregard all previous price indicators - the owners say SELL IT NOW! Captivating and luxurious, this perfectly positioned waterfront oasis with direct ocean access will surpass all expectations. Offering open plan living, high ceilings and designer kitchen encompassing the stunning inground pool. Combining spectacular views with an unsurpassed island lifestyle, act now to avoid missing out on this incredible opportunity.

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Owners bags packed and movers booked. This is your chance to act now. Open plan living, dining and large custom kitchen. Close proximity to University Hospital, easy walk to schools, child care and shopping. Steel frame durability and 6 star energy rating.

Price: Buyers in the $400,000’s Inspect: Saturday 19th May 1.00-1.30pm Stephen McMillan 0405 175 162

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BEERWAH, 4/7 Turner Street

262Sqm In The Heart Of The Beerwah Shopping District Located across from the Beerwah railway station on the corner of Simpson Street and Turner Street is this prominent retail property. 262sqm with multiple configuration options depending upon your intended use or investment strategy this is a very flexible property situated in a great location. Sitting on a 2593sqm block in a strata title complex of 4 units with plenty of public car parking handy and an Australian Post outlet at the other end of the complex it’s not hard to see the potential here for someone who is looking to get into the Regional Queensland market. Property Summary: • 2593sqm* Corner Block • Currently configured in two tenancies but easily changed • Dual street frontage • Located in Major Centre Zone Area

Simpson Street Tenancy • 167sqm* • 3 Private Offices or Meeting Rooms • Staff room with kitchenette • Large Showroom

Turner Street Tenancy • 95sqm* • 2 Private Offices, one with kitchenette • Large L-shaped Showroom *approx.

VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au Price: $895,000 AGENT: Blair Burr 0447 196 598

LANDSBORUGH, 28 Cribb Street

Landsborough Original Offered For Sale For The First Time In 30-Years Located across from the Landsborough railway station on the corner of Cribb Street and Mill Street is this beautiful building that exudes heritage charm and grace. Covering 180sqm across two tenancies with ample off-street car parking and sitting in a Local Centre Zone area this property lends itself to many potential end uses; from residential to retail, professional office or even a veterinarian clinic or cafe - there’s opportunities galore. Built back in the 1920’s but fully renovated in 2012 retaining many heritage features this property has a lovely classic feel to it, from the main showroom fronting onto Cribb Street to the private offices or consultation rooms looking onto Mill Street. Property Summary: • 705sqm* Corner Block • Total Building 180sqm* • Separate male and female WCs • Off street parking for up to 7 or 8 vehicles

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Cribb Street Tenancy • 100sqm* • Showroom 60sqm* • 3 Private Offices or Treatment Rooms • Store Room

Mill Street Tenancy • 80sqm* • Large Office/Reception Area 20sqm* • Large Office or Open Work Area 42sqm* *approx.

VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au Price: $630,000 AGENT: Blair Burr 0447 196 598

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AUCTION

Maroochydore, 36 Saint Quentin Ave

A Stand Out By Design This 4 bedroom Sunshine Cove home is a stand out from the crowd with its well thought out design, the layout of this home has created a modern yet homely feel, you will simply enjoy being at home and entertaining guests. This home offers designer luxury low maintenance living. • Large open plan living dining and kitchen seamlessly flows to alfresco entertaining • Impressive kitchen finish with beautifully cut stone tops and luxury appliances • Two spacious living areas giving the family room to spread out • Ducted air conditioning throughout for year round comfort

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• Master suite with walk in robe & ensuite • State of the art intercom systems and clever senso lighting • Salt water in-ground swimming pool finished with travertine stone • Remote entry garaging with convenient internal access

OPEN HOME: Sat 19th May 11 -11.30am VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AUCTION/PRICE: On Site Sat 2nd June 1.00pm AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758

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MOOLOOLABA, 15/50 Burnett Street

Downsize Or Invest Into The Heart Of Mooloolaba Nothing beats the lifestyle of waking up to the sound of the waves crashing against the shore and the smell of Old Bean Espresso Bar, freshly brewing your morning coffee. Experience this lifestyle now! Located in “Dockside” just a stones throw from the famous Mooloolaba Beach. • 2 spacious bedrooms with built in robes and area views • Beautiful gloss white shutters throughout the whole property • Light, bright, large open plan living and dining areas • Renovated kitchen with top of the range appliances

OPEN HOME: Sun 20th May 3-3.30pm VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: $450,000 AGENT: Jordan Barden 0422 990 824

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MAROOCHYDORE, 1/26 Maroochy Waters Drive

Looking To Downsize? We’ve Found The One! 1/26 Maroochy Waters Drive, Maroochydore is located on the beautiful canal and is just walking distance to the Maroochydore River, IGA and local amenities this stunning location provides. 3 king sized bedrooms all with built in robes, main with spacious en suite. Second modern bathroom. Light and bright open plan living, dining and kitchen areas. Large outdoor entertaining area with uninterrupted views of the canal. Low maintenance backyard with a beautifully maintained garden and direct canal & beach access. Single lock up garage and second car port.

OPEN HOME: Sat 19th May 12 -12.30pm VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: $619,000 AGENT: Jordan Barden 0422 990 824

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MOOLOOLABA, 74 Amarina Avenue

Mooloolaba Waterfront With Amazing Views and Canal Access This amazing North facing Mooloolaba property boasts 21m of waterfrontage. This fully fenced large 2 storey home features 5 bedrooms making this a dream family home. The high ceilings and mezzanine floor upstairs give the house character and a feeling of warmth The fully tiled kitchen is an entertainers dream leading to the large outdoor deck the whole length of the home and overlooking the sparkling inground swimming pool. Don’t miss your opportunity to purchase a one of a kind property on the water in Mooloolaba.

OPEN HOME: Saturday 19th May 11 -11.30am VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AUCTION: On site Sat 2nd June 11.00am AGENT: Leon Howe 0403 169 917

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MOOLOOLABA, 7 Pettigrew Street

Beautifully Renovated Home in the Heart of Mooloolaba This meticulously fully renovated 4 bedroom home is ready to move into. Only 700 metres to Mooloolaba beach and esplanade cafes. It is a short walk with the surfboards to Alex beach. This beautiful home on a 650sqm block has a large back yard. The house has a chic white decor throughout that is modern, beachy and is well set out with the entertainers kitchen joined to the living, dining and undercover outdoor area. This gives you the perfect spot to relax after spending the day at the beach. Inspection of this one is a must for those looking for Mooloolaba lifestyle living.

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OPEN HOME: Saturday 19th May 10.00am VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AUCTION: On Site Sat 26th May 11.00am AGENT: Leon Howe 0403 169 917

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07 5476 5588 insiterealty.com.au

PERFECTLY POSITIONED Perfectly positioned in Alexandra Headland, this home offers great coastal living. Superbly appointed, the home blends functionality with luxurious textures and first-class finishes. The heart of the home, with Blackbutt timber flooring, is central and near the galley-style kitchen with quality Miele appliances, Caesar stone benchtops and abundant storage. There are four bedrooms, three bathrooms and two powder rooms. You will be spoilt for choice with multiple living options over three levels serviced by the internal lift. Established gardens surround the paved courtyard and inground pool. No expense has been spared with video intercom access, zoned ducted air, five kW solar system, solar hot water and secure gated entry.

4 LEO CRESCENT, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Contact agent Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526

LUXURY, PRIVATE + UNIQUE 6 Millstream Court, BUDERIM • Selling well below valuation • 500 metres to Buderim Village • Numerous special features & finishes • Hand cut block sandstone construction • Versatile layout with multiple living options • Huge 1,423m block surrounded by parkland

Price: $1,450,000

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MOOLOOLABA, 706/47-51 MOOLOOLABA ESP

Luxury Zanzibar Ocean Front Apartment Located in the heart of the iconic Mooloolaba Esplanade is the famous Zanzibar Resort renowned for its style and elegance. Perfectly designed with an expansive layout this gorgeous 133m2 apartment on the 7th floor comprises of open plan kitchen, dining, lounge area leading to the ocean-front balcony. Three king size bedrooms, the master with ensuite and spa bath. There is a separate main bathroom and laundry to complete the apartment. The outlook from the north/east facing balcony is simply breathtaking!

OPEN HOME: Wed 16th May 12-12.30pm VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: $1,250,000 AGENT: Grant Whisker 0415 856 575

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ROSEMOUNT, 315 Upper Rosemount Road

Rosemount Retreat: Lifestyle Acreage in Prestige Location Arriving down the private landscaped driveway, you’ll immediately appreciate that this lush two acres with spacious residence and spectacular views is somewhere quite extraordinary. This impressive two storey home has been perfectly positioned to capture panoramic views across Rosemount to Mt Coolum and out to the ocean. Beautifully maintained and with dual living potential, the entire family will enjoy the multiple living zones, entertaining deck, saltwater pool, secure grassed play area and pony paddocks.

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OPEN HOME: Sat 19th May 11 -11.30am VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: $895,000 AGENT: Athena Law 0408 884 104

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We put you first BUDERIM 40 LAKESHORE AVENUE

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Beautiful Versatile Family Home With Pool! This delightful family home has an open vibe with dual living and is entered around an elevated pool and entertaining area. • Two of the Bedrooms with ensuites • Large flat lawn area for the family to play • Two sheds and great storage options • Excellent space for extra leisure craft AUCTION Saturday 9th June at 1.00pm (if not sold prior) INSPECT Saturday 19th May 12.30-1.15pm & Wednesday 23rd May 5-5.45pm FIRST NATIONAL RIVERSIDE 5446 6186 JONELLE REISENLEITER 0417 055 102 WEB www.firstnationalriverside.com.au

SEASIDE

URBAN WAREHOUSE In one of Australia’s most sought-after regions, comes a world leader in sustainable community creation. Aura, City of Colour, will deliver around 20,000 new homes. Featured is Thompson Sustainable Homes’ newest design – an urban warehouse style home, perfect for those who love city living and who wish to embrace the Sunshine Coast culture. A first for both Thompson Sustainable Homes and Aura, these warehouses are stylish, modern homes that focus on minimising unutilised spaces – such as hallways – and maximising on living space. The homes are available in four styles: Brooklyn, Manhattan, West End and Metropolitan. Contact the team for more details.

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AURA, CITY OF COLOUR Contact team Thompson Sustainable Homes 1300 90 40 40

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SENSATIONAL VIEWS

2 bed | 2 bath | 2 car | Pool

GOLF COURSE ON YOUR DOORSTEP

3 bed | 2 bath | 2 car

This is a fantastic opportunity to buy a fabulous two bedroom, two bathroom fully furnished unit with large living room and good size East/North-East facing balcony. • Situated in “Sails Resort” with pool, BBQ area, lift & on site manager • Walk to C.B.D, hotel and shopping centre • Views overlooking the pristine Pumicestone Passage, Caloundra Bar, Bribie Island & Moreton Bay.

Inspect: Contact Agent Address: Unit 15 “Sails Resort”, 3 Landsborough Pde, Golden Beach Price: $495,000 Agent: Peter Crowe 0409 644 455

Offering the ultimate in a low maintenance lifestyle, Villa 101 is a Paradise found with convenient access to the beautiful Pelican Waters Golf Course. • Secure and gated community for privacy • Solar, air-conditioning and crim-safe security • New carpet. Extra ceiling storage accessed by ladder • Double spacious garage easily housing golf buggy

Inspect: By appointment Address: Villa 101 “Vardon Point”, 34 Mahogany Drive, Pelican Waters Price: Offers over $500,000 00 Agent: Denise Ruhle 0413 956 153

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We put you first SIPPY DOWNS $265,000 CONSIDERED UNIT 29 ‘THE VILLAGE CHANCELLOR PARK’ 23 SCHOLARS DRIVE 3 2.5 1

MOOLOOLABA UNIT 24 ‘WINDWARD’ 137 MOOLOOLABA ESPLANADE

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Fantastic Ocean Views In Sought After Position With the beautiful beaches and extensive shopping, cafes, clubs and restaurants at Mooloolaba and Alexandra Headland just a short walk away makes for the perfect holiday. This well positioned, well presented furnished apartment features. • Top Floor Apartment 9th Level of building with Exclusive Rooftop Garden • Master bedroom with ensuite and built in robe • Full Main bathroom with laundry • Fans and air conditioning throughout • Good sized north facing balcony • 2 car space in basement side by side • Complex features onsite management, security, Pool, lift, games room & BBQ area INSPECT Saturday 11-11.30am FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5443 3377 SHANE PURSSELL 0401 012 142 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

Exceptional Returns - Next to Sunshine Coast University This 3 bedroom townhouse next to Sunshine Coast University at Sippy Downs is a must for any savvy investor looking for a positive investment with a 4.6% return. Features: • Securely gated Complex with extensive grounds and facilities • Tennis Court, lap pool, resort pool, BBQ area • 3 bedrooms, main with ensuite • Separate laundry • Large north facing fenced courtyard • Great tenants currently in place • Freehold title - can be let or owner occupied • Basic furniture package INSPECT By Appointment included • Just minutes walk to The USC. Sippy Downs has been one of the Coasts growth success stories with the FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5443 3377 emergence of the high residential growth coupled with high LISA ANGELL 0438 443 979 rental demand. This townhouse will not last long on the market, so enquire now for a free ebooklet with all the details. DAN BRADLEY 0401 253 310 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

PARREARRA UNIT 73 ‘OCEAN REACH APARTMENTS’ 57 GRAND PARADE

BUYERS OVER $595,000

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This sensational residential complex set amongst established tropical gardens offers resort style living with lagoon pool, heated lap pool, spa and sauna.

If you are looking for an amazing location to raise a family and enjoy the benefits of being close to Schools, Shops, University, Parks and Beaches then this home is for you, comprising of; • Three spacious bedrooms with built in robes • Ensuite and walk in robe to main bedroom • Tiled open plan living and dining • Side access with low maintenance 450m² block of land • Across the road from grassed park • Double lock up garage • Huge backyard for the kids to play

The living area is generous with room for separate living and dining areas. The well-equipped kitchen is central and looks out towards the entertainment area. Choosing Ocean Reach Apartments, will be investing into the amazing lifestyle Kawana has to offer . INSPECT Saturday 10-10:30am FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5443 3377 SHANE DAWES 0411 302 925 DAN BRADLEY 0401 253 310 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

Beerwah - 5494 6444 Caloundra - 5438 2166

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Living in Paradise

The spacious third floor apartment has an abundance of natural light and offers both parkland and canal views from the massive balcony.

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SIPPY DOWNS 5 DORIAN CRESCENT

Kuluin - 5446 6186

INSPECT Saturday 11-11:45am FIRST NATIONAL LIFESTYLE 5450 1515 RACHEL GANT 0408 582 907 WEB www.fnlifestyle.com.au

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5442 1888

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Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE

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FAMILY FRIENDLY IN PALMWOODS • Value .. Location .. Lifestyle! Minutes to shops & schools • Expansive family home in quiet, well established street • Two separate living areas, central well designed kitchen • Open plan living leading to Alfresco entertaining area • The home is comfortable, only a little TLC to modernise • Air-conditioned in formal lounge area, fans throughout • The floor plan facilitates good separation of living areas • Situated on a 600m2 block with established gardens

Price: Mid to High $400,000s Inspect: Sat. 10 – 10.40 Contact: Gary De Paoli on 0408 731 412 Property ID: 579796

PALMWOODS: 56 PETIGRAIN AVE; Spacious & Smart Design. 4brms, 2bath, 2car. Excellent floor plan (271sqm), 3 internal living areas + o/door entertaining.

SAT 11 - 11.40 SUPERB QUALITY

PALMWOODS: U2 & U5 - 12 MACARANGA PLACE. New complex of 5 Townhouses. SAT. 11 – 11.40 FROM $379,000 2brms, 2bath, 1car. Ideal for 1st Home Buyers. 2 styles available to choose from. SAT. 12 - 12.40 QUALITY VALUE BUYING

WOOMBYE: 3 MCCLINTOCK PLACE: Immaculately presented home inside & out. 2

3brms, 1bath, 2car. Back verandah, 817m block, 7mx5m shed + more!

SAT. 12 – 12.40 $699,000

WOOMBYE: 18 HORIZON WAY. Brand new..Dual Living! U1 3brms, 2bath, 2car – U2 2brms, 1bath, 1car. Outdoor entertaining, easy living .. $$$ Opportunity!

WEST WOOMBYE: Private and Stylish Lifestyle. 3brms, 2bath, 2car. Breezes, views, this home projects character and a very tasteful style, 6 acres.

PALMWOODS: 39 BAMBOO RD; Unique sand block home on quiet, private 1 acre level block – fully fenced. 9mx6m shed, fruit trees, 4 bed, 2 bath.

LAND FOR SALE: Last remaining block in established estate. Views, cul de sac

$695,000 PRICE ON ENQUIRY PRICED TO SELL $265,000

position, 738sqm. All services to the block – water, sewerage and power.

PANORAMIC VIEWS Arriving down the private landscaped driveway, you’ll appreciate this lush two acre property with spacious residence and views. The two-storey home has been positioned to capture panoramic views across Rosemount to Mount Coolum and out to the ocean. Beautifully maintained and with dual-living potential, the entire family will enjoy the multiple living zones, entertaining deck, saltwater pool, secure grassed play area and pony paddocks. After 22 years enjoying this superb spot, the sellers are downsizing. An inspection of this home will certainly impress – private inspections are available upon request.

315 UPPER ROSEMOUNT ROAD, ROSEMOUNT 5 bed, 3 bath, 5 car $895,000 Define Property 07 5478 2477 Athena Law 0408 884 104

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

Coolum 5446 2500 | Marcoola 5448 7444 www.northshorerealty.com.au

59 Saltwater Way Mt Coolum PRIME POSITION AND PRICED TO SELL • Well planned single level family home in sought after area • Four bedrooms plus media room and second living room • Master retreat with en-suite and WIR • Walking distance to boardwalk beach and walking/bike paths • Fantastic location - beach, parks, shops, cafes and transport

U38 ‘Whiteshells’ 2 Seaward Ln Marcoola

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BEACHFRONT BUYING FOR FAMILY AND LIFESTYLE

Liz Hope 0422 494 686 liz@northshorerealty.com.au

• Positioned just steps from pristine surf beach & styled with sophistication • Living & dining areas merge effortlessly with an under-roof patio area • Hostess kitchen stone benches, s/steel appliances, gas cooktop & dishwasher • Home office area plus an additional media lounge room upstairs • Beachfront lot with low-maintenance lawns & gardens, room for a pool

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23 Breakers Place Mt Coolum

View Saturday 11:00am - 11:30am For Sale Offers over $700,000

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Coolum 5446 2500 | Marcoola 5448 7444 www.northshorerealty.com.au

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35-51 Aurora Place Valdora

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View Saturday 12:00-12:30pm Auction Saturday 9th June @ 1pm On-Site

• This six year old stately residence is located in a quiet cul de sac surrounded by quality homes • The expansive dining and living area is adjacent to the chef’s domain and opens onto a large covered poolside entertaining area with sweeping views toward to the coast • The galley style kitchen is the scene where many culinary delights have been created whilst interacting with visitors in the adjacent living room • A door off the foyer unveils a large media room, a discreet quiet location in order not to impact on the main living area • The master bedroom with a walk in robe and a twin shower ensuite boasts panoramic views and is located away from the other bedrooms • The remaining 4 bedrooms on this level are all very generous in size with built in robes and are close to the main bathroom • The one bedroom fully self-contained apartment on the lower level is an ideal AIR BNB, elderly parent’s quarters, teen retreat or for visitors

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U10 ‘The Rocks’ David Low Way Coolum

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LOOKING OVER POINT ARKWRIGHT • Tucked away off a quiet street this two bedroom apartment offers peace and tranquility • Open plan living area with stylish slate flooring • Modern kitchen offers guests all the comforts of home • Exclusive rooftop terrace with views down the Coast • Large in ground swimming pool amongst the lush gardens • Perfectly positioned across the road from the beach access

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Noel Mooney 0417 756 076 noel@northshorerealty.com.au

• 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 $1,150,000

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Prestige Acreage Blocks from $595,000

UNDER CONTRACT

JUST LAUNCHED

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

137 Glenfinnan Court, FOREST GLEN Sheldon Busch 0418 743 848 Todd McKee 0418 737 197

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1 3 N O R T H S T R E E T, YANDINA

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to acquire a D.A Approved site that is ready to go with excellent potential build and rental returns on offer. The DA provides for the construction of 7 contemporary units in total, 5 x 2 Bedroom & 2 x 1 Bedroom villas. These are ideal units for those buyers that are looking to downsize as they are close to local shops and transport, with Maroochydore CBD only around 20 minutes away.

APPROVED 7 UNIT DEVELOPMENT IN GROWING YANDINA 1399m2 LAND

D.A. Approved Development Site, 5 x 2 & 2 x 1 Bedroom

Perfect Opportunity For First Time Developer

1399m² (Quarter Acre Allotment)

Existing Two Bedroom Residence, Fully Fenced

Rapidly growing township – new shops and business’

Close to Transport Links Including Trains

Auction On-Site Saturday 9th June At 10:00am View Land Anytime, House By Appointment Only

CENTURY 21 GRANT SMITH PROPERTY Grant Smith 0410 21 21 21 Russell Dell 0400 409 000

Call today to receive full details & plans of the approved development.

15 CAIRNCROFT PLACE, SIPPY DOWNS

SUBSTANTIAL FAMILY RESIDENCE

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4 Large Bedrooms, Master With Ensuite Dedicated Study, Separate From Open Plan Living Air conditioned Living Areas & Fans Throughout Covered Alfresco Space & Fully Fenced Grounds High Growth & High Demand Area

Auction On-Site Saturday 2nd June At 1:30pm View Saturday 1:00pm - 1:30pm

43 ECKERSLEY AVE, BUDERIM

QUINTESSENTIAL ON BUDERIM LIVING

4 BED

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New Light Fittings & Fans, 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

Marketed At $945,000 View Saturday 10:00am - 10:30am

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CENTURY 21 GRANT SMITH PROPERTY Russell Dell 0400 409 000

POOL 1,497M2 LAND

CENTURY 21 GRANT SMITH PROPERTY Grant Smith 0410 21 21 21

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DUAL-LIVING IN BUDERIM

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his family home has a modern and contemporary feel with street appeal, capturing beautiful breezes. The home has an open vibe with dual-living and is centered around an elevated pool and entertaining area. The dual-living space has its own entrance and comes complete with an airconditioned bedroom and ensuite, separate lounge and access to the nearby pool area. This versatile space is an ideal area for a granny flat, office or retreat. The family area consists of three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

40 LAKESHORE AVENUE, BUDERIM 4 bed, 3 bath, 3 car Auction on site Saturday, June 9 @ 1pm First National Riverside 0417 762 001 Jonelle Reisenleiter 0417 055 102

11 BONMENT ROAD YA R O O M B A Q U E E N S L A N D Just one kilometre from pristine Yaroomba beaches, 11 Bonment Road was created for the family wanting an exceptional standard in design and build quality. The Melbourne-based owner spared no expense on his lavish holiday home. With 3 levels of opulence, there is room for the whole family and guests to enjoy the wonderful Sunshine Coast lifestyle! • 4 King Size Bedrooms • Views to Golf Course • Large Butler’s Pantry • Spacious Interiors • Outdoor Entertaining • 2 Separate Living Areas • Luxe Gated Community • Massive Garage Space

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View: 19 May 1pm - 2pm Price: $1,035,000 Free: 1300 885 095 Contact: Linda Shore-Perez 0427 378 687 linda@villarealestate.com.au

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UPCOMING AUCTIONS Here’s a preview of hot auctions taking place on the Sunshine Coast in the next seven days: 9 ANTIGUA COURT, PARREARRA Auction on site Saturday, May 19 @ 12pm Platinum Properties Steve Turner 0412 679 488

AUCTION RESULTS The easiest way to check out the latest auction results. 1/8 MARINA WALK, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND SOLD AT AUCTION FOR $1.5 MILLION 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Property Today 5444 2222, Jay Sherwell 0434 552 025, Josh Sherwell 0415 888 531 21 KARAWATHA STREET, BUDERIM SOLD AT AUCTION FOR $580,000 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car The Property League 5476 3579, Neil Bourke 0417 721 602 80 KARAWATHA STREET, BUDERIM Under contract / 5 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Century 21 Grant Smith Property 5445 8505 Grant Smith 0410 21 21 21 115 TAYLOR AVENUE, GOLDEN BEACH Passed in / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Seaside Real Estate 5492 2555 Denise Ruhle 0413 956 153 7 KOOPA PLACE, PELICAN WATERS Sold prior to auction / 5 bed, 2 bath, 4 car Seaside Real Estate 5492 2555 Peter Crowe 0409 644 455

72 TOPVIEW DRIVE, TANAWHA Passed in / 5 bed, 2 bath, 5 car Maleny & Hinterland Real Estate 5494 3022 Chrissi Hamley 0409 575 361

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FRIDAY

6pm Think Tank. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Gardening Australia. A stargazing special. 8.30 Endeavour. (M) A research scientist dies suspiciously. 10.00 Would I Lie To You? (PG) 10.30 ABC Late News. 11.00 The Business.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Better Homes And Gardens. 8.30 MOVIE The Queen. (2006) (M) Helen Mirren, James Cromwell. Follows events in the wake of Diana’s death. 10.45 The Windsors: Wedding Special. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Friday Night Football Preview. 7.55 Rugby League. NRL. Broncos v Sydney Roosters. From Brisbane. 10.45 MOVIE Daylight. (1996) (M) Sylvester Stallone. A group of people becomes trapped in a tunnel.

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. A look at the day’s news. 7.30 The Living Room. Dr Chris explores the Blue Mountains. 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. Guests include Ryan Reynolds. 9.30 To Be Advised. (M) 11.30 WIN’s All Australian News.

6pm River Cottage Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.30 Great British Railway Journeys. 8.00 Great British Railway Journeys: Pembroke Dock To Swansea. 8.35 MOVIE O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) (M) George Clooney. Three convicts escape from a chain gang.

SATURDAY

6.30pm Back Roads. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Royal Wedding: Prince Harry & Meghan Markle – Countdown. 8.00 Royal Wedding: Prince Harry & Meghan Markle – Arrivals. 9.00 Royal Wedding: Prince Harry & Meghan Markle – Ceremony. 10.00 Royal Wedding: Procession.

6pm Seven News. 7.00 Royal Wedding: Prince Harry & Meghan. Coverage of the royal wedding from St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. 11.00 To Be Advised. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 Harry And Meghan: The Royal Wedding. 11.00 MOVIE License To Wed. (2007) (M) Robin Williams, Mandy Moore, John Krasinski. A priest puts an engaged couple through an exhaustive marriage preparation course.

6pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 6.30 David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities: Life In The Dark. 7.00 David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities: Curious Imposters. 7.30 Ambulance. The crew comes to the aid of an elderly man. 10.00 MOVIE Air Force One. (1997) (M) Harrison Ford.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 Royal Wedding. Coverage of the royal wedding of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms Rachel Meghan Markle. 11.00 Spice Girls Live At Wembley Stadium. A performance by the Spice Girls.

SUNDAY

6pm The Checkout: Factory Seconds. (PG) 6.30 Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery. 7.00 ABC News Sunday. 7.40 The Queen’s Green Planet. 8.30 Miniseries: Agatha Christie’s Ordeal By Innocence. (M) Part 2 of 3. 9.30 The First Monday In May. (M)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 House Rules. (PG) 8.30 Miniseries: Olivia NewtonJohn: Hopelessly Devoted To You. (PG) Part 2 of 2. 10.30 Criminal Confessions: Placentia. (M) 11.30 Blindspot. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 The Voice. (PG) 9.00 60 Minutes. Current affairs program. 10.00 Guiltology: The Murdered Bride. (M) Looks inside the world of forensic investigation. 11.00 The Innocence Network: Lewis Jim Fogle. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 The Sunday Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 9.15 Roseanne. (PG) Becky and Darlene assess each other’s lives. 9.45 NCIS. Gibbs attends the memorial service for a friend. 10.45 SEAL Team. (M) 11.30 The Sunday Project.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.35 Riddle Of Petra. (PG) A look at the ancient city of Petra. 8.30 Yeti: Man, Myth Or Beast? (PG) Scientist Mark Evans embarks on a mission to find a rational explanation for the Himalayan yeti. 9.55 Is America In Retreat? A look at America’s foreign policy conundrum.

MONDAY

6pm The Checkout. (PG) 6.30 Hard Quiz. (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) 9.35 Q&A.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 House Rules. (PG) 8.45 The Mentor. (PG) Mark Bouris helps out a pizzeria owner. 9.45 The Resident. (M) Conrad calls in a favour. 10.45 The Blacklist. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation. (PG) 8.45 The Big Bang Theory. (M) Bernadette won’t go into labour. 9.45 100% Footy. (M) 10.45 Two And A Half Men. (M) 11.40 Rizzoli & Isles. (M)

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Aust. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 9.30 2017 Montreal Comedy Festival. (PG) 10.30 Man With A Plan. (PG) 11.00 The Project.

6pm River Cottage Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.35 Elizabeth: The Crown In Crisis. (M) 8.30 Michael Mosley: Trust Me, I’m A Doctor. Part 4 of 4. 9.30 24 Hours In Emergency: Out Of The Fire. (M) 10.30 SBS News.

TUESDAY

6pm The Checkout. (PG) 6.30 Hard Quiz. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Stargazing Live. (PG) 9.00 The Checkout: Factory Seconds. (PG) 9.30 Secrets Of Silicon Valley: The Disruptors. (PG)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 House Rules. (PG) 8.45 Interview. (M) Hosted by Andrew Denton. 9.45 Death Row. (MA15+) 10.45 Grey’s Anatomy. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Eat Well For Less? (PG) 9.00 To Be Advised. (M) 10.00 Beauty And The Beach. (M) Follows people undergoing plastic surgery. 11.00 Mom. (M) 11.55 20/20.

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 8.30 Shark Tank. Hosted by Sarah Harris. 9.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) A marine is murdered by a rare nerve gas. 11.30 WIN News.

6pm River Cottage Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.30 Who Do You Think You Are? (PG) 8.30 Insight. A look at the growth in solo parenting. 9.30 Dateline. 10.00 Borderlands: Life On The Line.

WEDNESDAY

6.30pm Hard Quiz. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Stargazing Live. (PG) 9.00 Gruen. (M) 9.35 The Weekly With Charlie Pickering. (M) 10.05 Corey White’s Roadmap To Paradise. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 House Rules. (PG) 8.45 Modern Family. (PG) Claire throws Jay and Gloria a party. 9.45 Back With The Ex. (PG) The couples go on a trip of a lifetime. 10.50 Hooked On The Look. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Young Sheldon. (PG) Sheldon moves to Dallas. 8.30 Britain’s Got Talent. Hosted by Ant and Dec. 9.50 Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation. (PG) 11.00 Embarrassing Bodies. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 8.30 Instinct. (M) Dylan is called on again to assist with a case. 9.30 This Is Us. Kate and Toby go to Las Vegas. 10.30 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 11.30 WIN News.

6pm River Cottage Australia. (PG) 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Michael Mosley’s Secrets Of Your Food: A Matter Of Taste. 8.35 Outback Rabbis: Untold Australia. Follows a pair of Chabad Rabbis. 9.40 The Good Fight. (M) 10.40 Chance. (MA15+)

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6pm The Checkout. (PG) 6.25 Hard Quiz. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Stargazing Live. (PG) 9.00 QI. (M) Hosted by Stephen Fry. 9.30 Wentworth. (MA15+) Bea pays a high price for crossing Jacs. 10.15 ABC Late News.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 8.30 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares. (MA15+) Hosted by Gordon Ramsay. 9.30 Ramsay’s Hotel Hell. (M) Presented by Gordon Ramsay. 10.30 First Dates UK. (M) 11.30 Autopsy. (MA15+)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Thursday Night Football Preview. 7.50 Rugby League. NRL. Round 12. Brisbane Broncos v Parramatta Eels. From Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. 9.45 The NRL Footy Show. (M) 11.00 The AFL Footy Show. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 9.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) A woman with Alzheimer’s claims she was raped. 10.30 Blue Bloods. (M) 11.30 WIN News.

6pm River Cottage Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.30 Great British Railway Journeys: Cromer To Cambridge. 8.05 Luke Nguyen’s Food Trail. (PG) 8.35 The Handmaid’s Tale. Offred finds unexpected allies. 9.40 Next Of Kin. (M)

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FRIDAY

7.05pm Ben And Holly. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 The Weekly. 8.30 Gruen XL. 9.20 Buzzcocks. (PG) 9.45 W1A. 10.20 The Thick Of It. 10.50 Red Dwarf. 11.15 The Office. 11.40 30 Rock.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Border Security: Int. (PG) 8.30 The Secret Life Of Dogs. 9.30 Building The Dream. 10.30 The House That 100K Built. 11.45 Bargain Hunt.

6pm MythBusters. (PG) 7.00 Friday Night Countdown. 7.30 Football. AFL. Round 9. Adelaide v Western Bulldogs. From Adelaide Oval. 11.00 Family Guy. (M) 12am Ink Master. (M)

6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE The Addams Family. (1991) (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies. (2014) (M) Ian McKellen. 11.20 WWE Smackdown. (MA15+)

6pm Secret Dealers. 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Weather Top Ten. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Miss Congeniality 2: Armed And Fabulous. (2005) (M) 10.50 Chicago Justice. 11.50 A.D. Kingdom And Empire.

6pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 6.30 MacGyver. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 11.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Will & Grace. (PGC) 8.00 To Be Advised. (M) 8.30 MOVIE You Again. (2010) (PG) 10.40 100% Hotter. (PG) 11.40 James Corden.

SATURDAY

7.05pm Ben And Holly’s Little Kingdom. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. (PG) 8.00 Melbourne Comedy Festival: The Gala. (M) 10.00 Melbourne Comedy Festival: Allstars Supershow. (M)

6.30pm MOVIE Where Eagles Dare. (1968) (PG) Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure. 9.45 MOVIE Kelly’s Heroes. (1970) (PG) Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles.

6pm To Be Advised. (M) 6.30 The Kick. 7.00 Football. AFL. Round 9. St Kilda v Collingwood. 10.30 MOVIE Disturbia. (2007) (M) Shia LaBeouf.

7pm MOVIE Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. (2012) (PG) Josh Hutcherson. 9.00 MOVIE Hancock. (2008) (M) Will Smith, Jason Bateman, Charlize Theron. 11.00 Mom. (M)

7pm MOVIE On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. (1969) (PG) George Lazenby, Diana Rigg. 10.00 MOVIE The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972) (M) Lee Van Cleef, Stefanie Powers.

6pm Cops. 6.30 Scorpion. 7.30 MacGyver. 8.30 Motor Racing. Supercars C’ship. Round 6. Winton SuperSprint. Race 13. H’lights. 9.30 Hawaii Five-O. (M) 10.30 NCIS.

6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 Raymond. (PG) 7.30 100% Hotter. (PG) 8.30 To Be Advised. (M) 9.30 Jon Richardson: Nidiot. 10.30 Meghan Markle: The First American Princess. (PG)

SUNDAY

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Penn & Teller: Fool Us. 8.40 Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff. 9.25 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. 10.10 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. (M) 10.30 Border Security: Int. 11.30 Border Security.

6pm American Dad! (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Ender’s Game. (2013) (PG) 8.45 MOVIE The Bourne Legacy. (2012) (M) Jeremy Renner. 11.30 Family Guy. 12.30am Ice Road Truckers.

6pm Big Bang. (PG) 8.00 Young Sheldon. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Jupiter Ascending. (2015) (M) Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Eddie Redmayne. 11.00 Big Bang. (M) 11.30 Big Bang. (PG)

7pm Midsomer Murders. (PG) 9.10 DCI Banks. (MA15+) 10.10 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 11.10 The Closer. (M)

7.30pm NCIS: LA. 8.30 Motor Racing. Supercars C’ship. Round 6. Winton SuperSprint. Race 14. H’lights. 9.30 Motorcycle Racing. MotoGP. Round 5. Grand Prix of France.

6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 Roseanne. (PG) 8.00 To Be Advised. 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. 10.30 Will & Grace. 11.00 Will & Grace. (PG) 11.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG)

MONDAY

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 The Librarians 8.55 Buzzcocks. 9.25 Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff. 10.15 Red Dwarf. 10.40 The Office. 11.05 30 Rock.

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

6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Enemy Of The State. (1998) (M) Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight. 11.45 Swamp Men. (PG)

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Stargate. (1994) (PG) Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson. 11.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG)

6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 Death In Paradise. (PG) 8.40 Murder Calls. (M) 9.40 Australian Crime Stories. (M) 10.50 Death Row Stories. (M) 11.50 Footy Classified.

6pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 6.30 David Attenborough’s Planet Earth. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 NCIS. (M) 11.30 Super Rugby Extra Time.

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Roseanne. (PG) 7.30 Buffy The Vampire Slayer. (M) 9.30 Supernatural. 10.30 Medium. (M) 11.30 James Corden. (M)

TUESDAY

7.05pm Ben And Holly. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 The Office. 9.00 Back To Earth: Stargazing Live. 9.30 Plebs. 9.50 Zapped. 10.25 Red Dwarf. 10.55 The Office. 11.20 30 Rock.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 The Vicar Of Dibley. (PG) 8.30 Inspector Morse. (M) 10.30 Suspects. (MA15+) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.

6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Outback Truckers. (M) 9.30 Full Custom Garage. (PG) 10.30 Towies. 11.00 Graveyard Carz. 12am Cajun Pawn Stars.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Real, Fake Or Unknown. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Terminator. (1984) (M) Arnold Schwarzenegger. 10.45 Big Bang. (PG) 11.15 Best Ink. (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. (PG) 6.30 David Att’s Planet Earth. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 48 Hours. (M) 9.30 Homicide: Hours To Kill. (M) 10.30 To Be Advised. (M) 11.30 CSI: Miami. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Roseanne. (PG) 7.30 Fail Army. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Scary Movie 2. (2001) (MA15+) Anna Faris. 10.40 Fail Army. (PG) 11.10 James Corden.

WEDNESDAY

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Absolutely Fabulous. 9.00 Back To Earth: Stargazing Live. 9.30 An Idiot Abroad. 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 A Touch Of Frost. (M) 10.30 Autopsy USA. (MA15+) 11.30 Bargain Hunt.

6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.00 Family Guy. (M) 10.30 Family Guy. (MA15+) 11.30 Family Guy. (M) 12.30am Black-ish. (PG)

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 MOVIE Top Gun. (1986) (PG) Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis. 9.45 MOVIE Total Recall. (1990) (MA15+) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone.

6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. (PG) 7.30 David Attenborough’s The Blue Planet. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE Star Trek: The Motion Picture. (1979) (G) 11.20 Cold Case.

6pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 6.30 David Attenborough’s Planet Earth. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 CSI: Miami. (M) 9.30 To Be Advised. (M) 10.30 NCIS. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Roseanne. 7.30 Fail Army. 8.30 Car Crash Global: Caught On Camera. (PG) 9.30 Peter Helliar: One Hot Mess. (M) 10.30 Fail Army.

THURSDAY

DIGITAL CHOICE

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Frontline. 8.30 Frontline. 9.00 Back To Earth: Stargazing Live. 9.30 Dead Boss. 10.00 Comedy Up Late. 10.35 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 American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 Robot Combat League. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Terminator Salvation. (2009) (M) 10.45 Family Guy. (M) 11.45 The Front Bar.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 7.30 Robot Wars. (PG) 8.30 Survivor: Ghost Island. (PG) 11.30 WWE Raw. (MA15+)

6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 As Time Goes By. 7.30 MOVIE Agatha Christie’s Evil Under The Sun. (1982) (PG) Peter Ustinov. 9.55 MOVIE Gorky Park. (1983) (M) William Hurt.

6pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 6.30 David Att’s Planet Earth. 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 Cops: AO. (M) 9.00 MOVIE Pound Of Flesh. (2015) (MA15+) 11.10 SEAL Team.

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Roseanne. 7.30 Will & Grace. (PG) 8.30 Sex And The City. (M) 9.00 Sex And The City. (MA15+) 9.30 100% Hotter. (PG) 10.30 Mike & Molly.

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