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THE FIRST WORD

ISSUE 508 July 13, 2018

In the shadow of a mountain in small-town Tasmania, a woman named Ana is watching the clock, marking the days until the end of her life. The strange, reclusive daughter of the local pariah, that’s how the people will remember her, when they remember her at all. But then, the police find the body of local woman Rebecca Marsden. And for Ana, that changes everything. We have three copies of Loney Girl by Lynne Vincent McCarthy to give away.

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he Sunshine Coast is rich with artistic talent. And, it’s no secret that we have one of the most beautiful environments in the world. Bring these things together and it makes perfect sense as to why the Horizon Festival has been such a success since its inception in 2016. The Sunshine Coast Council-supported event has gone from strength to strength in this relatively short time. In its first year, 35,000 people engaged with the event and last year this grew to almost 60,000, with more than 200 events coming to life across the region. It has been embraced by locals and visitors alike, and as importantly, it provides a vital platform for our artists to show their talents, wares and passion to the greater community. The 10-day festival includes something for everybody – awe-inspiring art installations, films, music, literature talks and top comedians such as global sensation, Arj Barker. Journalist Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane took the time this week to speak with the people behind the festival to paint a snapshot of the event to come. You can read the story on page 10. From Horizon Festival to our monthly home styling feature, this week’s edition of My Weekly Preview is jam-packed with interesting people and ideas. We have all your favourites including fashion, entertainment, food and property. Happy reading!

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Turn to page 37 for this week’s My Property Preview. COVER IMAGE: Comedian Arj Barker is a part of the Horizon Festival program.

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QUICK CHAT

RISING VOICE Where do you live? I’ve just recently moved to Sydney but I grew up on the Sunshine Coast. First job? Helping out at my dad’s old restaurant, Thai Seaons in Mooloolaba. What are you currently working on? A feature film adaptation of the young adult novel Laurinda, which was written by my friend Alice Pung. Your family includes? My parents and four older siblings, and my partner and our cat. First car? I only got my licence two years ago. I’d saved up enough money to buy a Hyundai i30 in red, because it goes faster. Favourite book? The His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman. That series so deeply informed my values as a person, and each time I reread it, it offers a new perspective on life, relationships and self-worth. It’s the only book I’ve sobbed over. If your life was a book, what would be the title? Oh god, I’ve never thought about this! Maybe something like, I Don’t Know What I’m Doing and Nobody Does.

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Michelle Law is a writer working across film, theatre and print. Her debut play Single Asian Female attracted sold-out audiences. She has been a recipient of the Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award. Her web series Homecoming Queens premiered on SBS On Demand this year. She is speaking at Voices on the Coast, presented by Immanuel Lutheran College, July 18 to 21. Proudly supported by My Weekly Preview.

What is your favourite place on the Sunshine Coast and why? Kawana Shoppingworld – it was right across my house growing up and holds a lot of memories. If you could change one thing on the Sunshine Coast, what would it be? That it’s still quite a monoculture and people from diverse backgrounds can feel very isolated there. My family and I faced a fair amount of racism when we lived on the Coast, even though all of my siblings and I were born and grew up there. Can you nominate a day in your life that turned out to be a turning point? The day I adopted my cat. I knew nothing about cats and had always been a dog person, but the RSPCA was having an adult cat sale and 1) I can’t resist a bargain and 2) I’d always wanted an animal and adult animals can have a harder time being adopted. I’ve learnt a lot about caring for another creature.

“My family and I faced a fair amount of racism when we lived on the Coast”

What are you reading now? A short story collection by Asian American writer Jenny Zhang called Sour Heart, which has been on my bedside table for some time, and Crazy Rich Asians.

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Best advice you’ve been given? Trust your gut.

Favourite song and why? I love golden oldies and Smooth FM, because that’s what I grew up listening to. What are you watching right now and would you recommend it? I’ve just started watching Killing Eve starring Sandra Oh, which is available on ABC iView. I’m hooked! It’s truly unlike any television I’ve seen before, stylistically speaking. And the dialogue and characters are so compelling. When was the last time you played sport and what was it? I went bouldering with my sister and I loved it.

Your greatest regret? Probably being a silly high schooler and not being mature enough to know how to end toxic friendships in a healthy way.

Advice to your 18-year-old self? Everything passes – failures and successes – so at the end of the day relationships are most important. If you could have dinner with any three people, dead or alive, who would they be? Ali Wong, Sandra Oh and Constance Wu. If you won $1 million, how would you spend it? Buy presents for my family and close friends, donate some to charity, buy a horse and stable, and save the rest in a high interest account. Tea or coffee? Herbal tea without milk or sugar. NRL or AFL? Neither. Both are fine, but we place way too much importance on sports in this country.

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According to the Australian Council for the Arts, the average salary for an artist in Australia was $48,400 in 2014–15.

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WORD OF THE WEEK Virtuoso A person highly skilled in the arts.

Leonardo da Vinci’s famous Mona Lisa portrait was of a young woman named Lisa Gherardini. Lisa was born in Florence, Italy and the portrait was commissioned by her husband.

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COVER STORY

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From August 24 to September 2, the Sunshine Coast will be treated to more than 150 beautiful, magical, entertaining and thought-provoking events and exhibitions as the third annual Horizon Festival gets underway. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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he courtyard at Pam Walpole’s home is filled with thousands of plastic milk containers – a complete contradiction to the ethos and lifestyle of the artist and self-confessed environmentalist. But you may start to see more anomalies like this around the region as creatives prepare for the upcoming Horizon Festival. The Sunshine Beach resident is teaming up with her neighbour and fellow artist Yanni Van Zejl to create an awe-inspiring and educational art installation – the Green House. The pair will construct a three-by-sixmetre Monopoly-style house clad in singleuse plastic bottles, which they have had to collect, wash and cut by hand. The Green House will also feature ocean-inspired images and bushland shapes made from translucent recycled plastic. In the evening, the piece will be transformed with colour and immersive light from a projection display created by Mic Black and Brian Keayes. Ms Van Zejl says the piece is a commentary on plastic pollution and greenhouse gas emissions and creates a role reversal for visitors as they transform from being plastic consumers while standing outside the art piece, to becoming consumed by plastic as they enter the structure. “It is another way to demonstrate the impact plastic is having on both the land and the ocean,” she says. The duo is responsible for several large-scale guerrilla artworks that have popped up around the Noosa Shire in the last couple of years. While these works have had a limited lifespan, usually being photographed and immediately disassembled, the commissioned Green House will remain at the University of the Sunshine Coast for the entire 10-day festival from August 24 to September 2. The full program for the festival will be released on July 13 and promises to build on the success of the previous two years, which has seen the festival quickly establish itself as a premiere platform for creatives to showcase their art to audiences who might not otherwise have the opportunity to experience their work. In its inaugural year, the festival engaged 35,000 people over the 10 days and last year this swelled to just under 60,000 as more than 200 events came to life. This year is gearing up to be just as popular. Festival organisers released sneak peeks into the extensive 2018 program last

month and some of the previewed workshops have already come close to selling out, prompting extra positions to be added. Arts Portfolio councillor Rick Baberowski says this year’s program includes an increased range of artistic and unique events, with more than 150 performances, exhibitions, workshops and events covering visual art, music, film, dance, comedy, immersive technologies, events for families, hands-on workshops, art on the beach and more. “Now in its third year, Horizon Festival has quickly grown to become the signature multi-arts festival for our region,” Cr Baberowski says. “This year we have taken a more curatorial approach to the festival programming, collaborating with the local arts community to present an array of events inspired by art, technology, our natural environment, Indigenous arts, spoken word, pop culture and more. “It’s going to be another impressive celebration of arts and culture right across the region.” Horizon director Zohar Spatz, who took

“Art really does add to your life. Murals, sculptures and other public artworks are joyous things...” – Yanni Van Zejl (pictured right with Pam Walpole)

over the reigns last month, says the festival is “as diverse as the community” and there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Ms Spatz has a distinguished career as a multi-disciplinary arts producer and has been based in Brisbane for the past seven years, most recently as the executive producer of the Australian Performing Arts Market, which is the country’s leading internationally focused industry event for contemporary performing arts. She says the Sunshine Coast has steadily myweeklypreview.com.au

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COVER STORY built a reputation for delivering “some of the most remarkable arts and cultural events for many years”. “I started off in Woodford at The Dreaming 15 years ago and when you think about the enormous community of makers and talent here on the Coast, it’s no wonder the industry thrives here,” she says. “I think what’s super special about the Sunny Coast is it does arts its own way, by celebrating the natural environment and landscape. There are going to be some really unique experiences on offer for the local community during Horizon in both ticketed and free events.” Ms Spatz says the cinema program, held at the Majestic Theatre in Nambour and the Big Screen Cinemas in Caloundra, will see several films screened across the 10 days, including the controversial new film Terror Nullius, which recently debuted in Sydney. “We also have an incredible contemporary music program featuring Thelma Plumb and Regurgitator and ex-hockey Olympian Nova Peris will present her new book at a library talk and share her incredible Australian story,” she says. Cosplay will feature in the festival for the first time, with the Manafest pop culture event taking over Nambour’s C-Square on August 25 from 1pm to 5pm with live performances, walk-through exhibitions and Japanese anime screenings as well as the opportunity to enter a Cosplay competition. “One of the things I love about this festival, and what I am starting to truly appreciate, is the sheer volume of workshops,” Ms Spatz says. Renowned milliner and talented costume designer Melanie Jeffers will be hosting two workshops during the festival, giving people the chance to learn how to create flower crowns and headpieces. Ms Jeffers will also team up with her choreographer sister Melissa Lanham to present Femininus, a visually stunning interpretation of Jungian psychology’s seven feminine archetypes that prevail in contemporary society today – the mother, the maiden, the queen, the huntress, the wise woman, sage and the lover.

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• The festival runs for 10 days • More than 150 events • Events will be held in 22 locations across the Coast • More than 55,000 people are expected to see one or more events The archetypes will come to life through dance in an interactive performance at the Arts and Ecology Centre in Tanawha, with the fashion-forward costumes exhibited at the centre from August 25 to 27. The wearable art is the culmination of many hours of intensive work, with the bustle and breathtaking wings for the queen archetype taking three weeks to create and a further 40 hours of work on the headpiece. Despite the amount of time already invested in the show and exhibition, Ms Jeffers says she did not hesitate to add workshops to the schedule. “I think it’s important to impart some sort of knowledge and I love millinery. I started learning from my Nanna at a young age, so if I can use my skills to bring people together and to create something special, they can walk away with something that they have created themselves and some new skills,” she says. Ms Lanham, who showcased her production Vincent during Horizon last year, says the festival has become a cornerstone for the creative industries on the Sunshine Coast.

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“It is extremely important because the festival opens up a plethora of different art forms to the community that they would never have otherwise seen,” she says. “It is a great advocate for the arts and how important arts is within the community as well as giving us exposure to art enthusiasts from other regions around the country.” Ms Spatz says the festival will be one of the many events that will benefit from the council’s first Arts Plan. “What I’m really excited about is the visionary opportunity that the Sunshine Coast Council and all of their allies are pulling together in the form of an incredible 20-year strategy,” she says. “It feels like the festival, and the wider industry, is on the precipice of doing something really extraordinary.” The Sunshine Coast Arts Plan 2018–2038 articulates four goals and supporting strategies that over the next 20 years, will stimulate the Coast arts sector, create opportunities to build a strong creative community, communicate and showcase the value of the arts, actively explore partnerships and collaborations, grow participation in the arts, and identify opportunities to invest in the arts including places where the arts are made and showcased. The community consultation phase for the plan closed on July 13 and a council spokesperson says it is planned to go before the councillors for endorsement at the August 16 Ordinary Meeting. Ms Van Zejl says she is pleased the council is taking the arts seriously. “Australia is such a sporting nation and we are lacking a little bit in the arts, but here we have a council talking about and engaging people to create more focus on the industry and it’s fantastic to see,” she says. “Art really does add to your life. Murals, sculptures and other public artworks are joyous things and it will only enhance the community for more of them to be around.”

Arj Barker (pictured) has a few things he needs to get off his chest. (Don’t worry, it isn’t quite as serious as it sounds). “Hey, you got an hour? Look, I’ve been doing a shi*t-tonne of thinking about us and where we’re headed. This isn’t easy but I need to be 100 per cent honest with you, even if what I say makes you laugh, very, very hard.” The American stand-up comedian is tired with living in a modern world and he isn’t holding back in his latest stage show, We Need To Talk. Hailed as a must-see for anyone who loves a laugh, his extensive tour is bringing him to the Sunshine Coast as part of the Horizon Festival’s comedy line-up, proving the region’s premiere arts and culture festival really does have something for everyone. Arj Barker will perform at The Shed on September 1.

THREE THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ARJ BARKER 1. He began his career in a small American coffee shop in the 1990s. 2. His real name is Arjan Singh.

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DANCE WORKSHOPS RETURN FOR SENIORS WEEK To celebrate Seniors Week, Queensland Ballet will return to Lake Kawana Community Centre to present its seniors ballet workshops, Ballet for Seniors and Ballet Repertoire. The August 20 classes are designed to stimulate the bodies and minds of active older people. The workshops offer a spectrum of pace, progression and participation levels, so everyone can take part, regardless of previous experience. Enjoy increased energy, fitness, bodily awareness and control, plus improved posture and flexibility. Tickets are $6 per workshop or $10 for two. To book, call 5413 1400 or visit scvenuesandevents.com.au.

HIT THE ROAD TO GRAB YOUR TICKETS Take part in the biggest fundraiser yet for Bloomhill Cancer Care and you’ll have a one in 1111 chance to drive away in a brand-new Mercedes-Benz GLC 250. In conjunction with the annual gala auction for the local charity, this year a raffle has been added to the fundraising pool. Buying a $100 ticket gives you a great chance of winning the vehicle from MercedesBenz Sunshine Coast. Tickets are on sale at the Bloomhill Cancer Care centre in Ballinger Road, Buderim during office hours and from Next Property Group, Ray White Buderim and online at bloomhill.com.au/tickets.

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CHALLENGE ACCEPTED Thousands of school students from across Australia will participate in the 26th annual Wakakirri Challenge. The July 27 event will see schools create ‘story dances’ that reflect the students’ thoughts, ideals and aspirations. These include acting, dancing, music, props costumes and sets. The Aboriginal word Wakakirri means ‘to dance a story’ according to the Wangaaypuwan people from Cobar in NSW. Schools on the Sunshine Coast will be competing at the Events Centre in Caloundra by performing three- to sevenminute creations in front of a panel of professional judges with the theme ‘Fly’. For more information, visit wakakirri.com.

Ten USC Spartans swimmers have been selected for Australian teams to compete at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo and the 2018 Pan Pacific Para Championships in Cairns from August 9 to 13. Kaylee McKeown, Jake Packard and Mikkayla Sheridan have booked places in the national squad heading to Japan next month, while Blake Cochrane, Ellie Cole, Katja Dedekind, Daniel Fox, Braedan Jason, Logan Powell and Jacob Templeton are bound for North Queensland after all swimmers placed well at the Pan Pacific trials in Adelaide last week. Another Spartan, Nathan Jason, narrowly missed selection but has made the Australian Development Team that will also compete in Cairns.

ENJOY SOME NAIDOC WEEK FUN The Sunshine Coast NAIDOC Family Fun Day is on its way, bringing with it an opportunity for all members of the community to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and acknowledge this year’s National NAIDOC theme, ‘Because of her, we can’. Experience a day of art, music, workshops and entertainment, and meet local community service providers and retailers on July 14 from 9.30am to 4pm at Cotton Tree Park. Visit the Sunshine Coast NAIDOC Facebook page for more information.

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GIVE ME 5 TARGET SMASHED Mix FM breakfast presenters Caroline Hutchinson and Mark Darin have announced the tally for this year’s Give Me 5 for Kids fundraising drive. Setting a goal of $600,000 in order to take the total amount raised over almost 20 years over the $5 million mark, the duo revealed the community had raised $606,096. The money will go towards accommodation close to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital to keep patients and their families close during treatment, plus medical equipment including a video laryngoscopes, a potentially lifesaving tool for newborns with respiratory failure.

WOMEN ON THEIR WAY UP Three university students were given recognition and a little help from the Graduate Women Association Queensland as the Sunshine Coast chapter announced the winners of the 2018 Undergraduate Bursaries at the Innovation Centre on the weekend. Asha Sara, Nicole Lambert and Melissa Bartels were named the winners as they were found to demonstrate commitment, diligence, academic pursuit and need. Ms Sara is studying a bachelor of nursing, Ms Lambert is studying honours in a bachelor of psychology and Ms Bartels is undertaking a double degree in social science and criminal justice.

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COAST SHEDS LIGHT ON LIFI TECHNOLOGY The Sunshine Coast became the first Asia-Pacific region to put the next phase of wireless internet technology on public display. Schell LiFi, which uses light to transmit data at higher speeds than WiFi, was officially roadtested at the Smart Centre in Bulcock Street, Caloundra. Mayor Mark Jamieson says the chance to showcase LiFi technology shows the Coast is a leading region in the use of smart city technology. AIPC Group’s Sudhir Sreedharan (pictured with Mark Jamieson) says the Coast is “a hot bed for Australian start-ups and investors, making the region an attractive destination for technology infrastructure companies.”

The Brisbane Road car park redevelopment tender process has concluded, with the withdrawal of Abacus Investments. Mayor Mark Jamieson says, “This project has always been about increasing the total number of public car parks delivered, limiting council’s financial contribution to the project, retaining ownership of the public car parks, and managing the timing around the project delivery to minimise disruption to Mooloolaba traders and visitors during peak periods. Council was not prepared to give way on any of these conditions… Ultimately, Abacus reached a commercial decision not to proceed further.” Cr Jamieson says the council has delivered a further 257 publicly accessible car parks in Mooloolaba in the last year.

MIXED NETBALL TEAM BRINGS HOME BRONZE The University of the Sunshine Coast’s mixed netball team won bronze at a national university games tournament on the Gold Coast. The team had a solid 44-34 win over the Australian Catholic University team in the bronze medal playoff at the Nationals Division 2 tournament. Captain Kristi Podlich says despite narrowly missing out on the chance to play for gold, her teammates were proud to bring home bronze. “We’re absolutely stoked considering some members of the team we were up against play for Australian Netball League team Queensland Fusion,” she says.

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EMMA ISAACS: “I KNOW I HAVE NO BALANCE” Emma Isaacs runs a successful global business, has five children and looks like a million bucks. Is there anything she can’t do? Find out when she comes to the Sunshine Coast for a business breakfast on July 17. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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inging it’ is not usually a phrase you see bandied about by successful global businesspeople, but it is something global CEO of Business Chicks Emma Isaacs has learned to embrace. It is a mantra that has served her well and the former Sydneysider will be sharing insights into what it takes to build a brand, how to take your business global, how to cultivate amazing relationships, build a culture and get your mindset right for success as a guest speaker at the next Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network (SCBWN) monthly breakfast on July 17. Ms Isaacs has truly walked the walk, becoming the co-owner of a small recruitment company where she had just started working at 18 years of age. When she sold the business eight years later, it had grown exponentially and been named as Australia’s Favourite Recruiter in the SEEK Awards for three consecutive years. When she was 26, Ms Isaacs came across a group called Business Chicks, which she learned was up for sale and she took a leap of faith and bought it. Over the past 13 years, Ms Isaacs has transformed Business Chicks from a group of 250 members to a global enterprise that operates in two continents, 11 cities and produces more than 100 events annually, with past speakers including Sir Richard Branson, Seth Godin, Dr Brené Brown, Arianna Huffington, Diane von Furstenberg, Sir Bob Geldof and Jamie Oliver. Her latest book, aptly titled Winging It, is testament to the need to keep up in a fast-paced business environment.

“Winging it doesn’t mean removing planning altogether – it means having the flexibility to pivot when needed and the courage to act in the face of not always having all of the information,” she says. “Business moves at such a pace these days that I’m always sceptical when people tell me they have three or five-year plans. With technology and concepts moving so quickly, it’s not always possible to predict where the market will be so far in advance. “A lot of high-growth companies I know do agility planning, where they break down their strategic and tactical goals into 12-month plans or sometimes even sixmonth plans.” While her business achievements are

“I try and be kind to myself and don’t necessarily strive for the elusive ‘balance’…” astounding, Ms Isaacs is also a mother of five and admits there is “no balance” in her life. “It’s funny, but every time I have a baby (and I’ve had a few), I get this surge of ambition and this fundamental desire to get back to work and be able to create a life for them – to show them what’s possible and to

be a role model for them,” she says. “I know that for many women, motherhood doesn’t produce this same level of ambition, and that’s okay, but for me, I get this surge of wanting to protect them and give them everything, kind of like a lioness with her cubs. “Of course, the reality of having five young children and a growing global business means that there’s precious little down time and I have to execute most tasks with military-like precision. “In terms of the ‘juggle’, I try and be as easygoing as possible and I try and be kind to myself and don’t necessarily strive for the elusive ‘balance’. I know I have no balance and that’s the way life just is for now. I just try to understand my values and what’s important to me and focus on those things. For now, it’s about growing the business and it’s about spending time with my family. Everything else pales in comparison, but it won’t always be this way. “My advice would be to learn to say no lots, and above all, be gentle and kind to yourself.” Ms Isaacs is a firm believer that you can never learn too much and should take every opportunity to educate yourself and surround yourself with other likeminded people who are also curious and committed to their development.

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PINK LADIES PADDLE THEIR WAY TO HEALTH The Pink Sea Serpents say paddling dragon boats is wonderful therapy for breast cancer survivors. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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umping into a friend she hadn’t seen for years was the catalyst for a positive change in the life of breast cancer survivor Audra Kearney that has seen her travel to Italy to compete in the International Breast Cancer Paddlers’ Commission (IBCPC) Dragon Boat Festival with her Dragons Abreast family. Mrs Kearney was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 and two years later, she bumped into a friend in Medicare, who had also undergone her own cancer battle. It was then that she learnt about Dragons Abreast, an organisation of breast cancer survivors who paddle in dragon boats as part of their post-operative rehabilitation. “She couldn’t have come at a better moment,” Mrs Kearney says. “I was a bit down and I said, ‘If you look that good, I want to be looking like that, take me on board’. “Dragon boating was something totally new for me. Since I started a family, I was too busy running my kids around, so when the opportunity came up, I grabbed it with both hands.” The Pacific Paradise resident says she immediately felt she had found her place with the women in the Sunshine Coast team, The

Pink Sea Serpents, who range in age from 46 to 82. “You have camaraderie within any sporting team, but the pink ladies have something else – we are there for each other and we have travelled the same path, so there is a strong connection,” she says. “We don’t get together to talk about our illness, but you know that there are people here that can listen and understand if you do need to talk.” The Pink Sea Serpents, formerly known as Titty Titty Bang Bang, were formed in 2005

and Mrs Kearney took on the role of president in 2015. She competed as a member of a Redcliffe club in the IBCPC Dragon Boat Festival when it was held in Florida in 2014. Last week, Mrs Kearney was excited to be paddling alongside her Coast teammates in a partial team of 13 in Florence, Italy. The IBCPC has 166 breast cancer survivor dragon boat teams on five continents. Mrs Kearney says the atmosphere is “electric” at these events and members from other clubs would help complete the full team

of 22 to allow them to compete, which is not uncommon at these events. Despite only having a partial team, the Pink Sea Serpents secured silver at the state competition on Lake Kawana in the 200-metre and 500-metre events in February and bronze in the same events at national level in March. Mrs Kearney says she hopes more members will come on board so they can reach their full potential and “give Brisbane a run for their money”. The team is part of the Maroochy Sea Serpents Dragon Boat and Outrigging Club based at the Maroochy River Resort near the Waterfront Hotel and training sessions are held on the lagoon, the Maroochy River and Eudlo Creek. Mrs Kearney says pink ladies get the best of everything, with the ability to be a competitive sports paddler, a social paddler and a breast cancer paddler.

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TITANIC EFFORT PAYS OFF FOR BUDERIM WRITER We all know the story of the Titanic, but few of us know the story of the Carpathia, the ship that rescued hundreds of survivors. Buderim writer Dr Jay Ludowyke has captured this intriguing tale of heroism in her new book. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.

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r Jay Ludowyke was watching an episode of Antiques Roadshow when she chanced upon the tale of the transatlantic steamship, the Carpathia. She’d been weighing up ideas for her doctoral thesis and this little-known story caught her attention immediately. “Someone on the show brought along a medal that had been awarded to a crew member that served aboard the Carpathia, and I’d never heard of this ship,” she says. “The story was that when the captain received the panic distress call from the Titanic, he didn’t hesitate to change course; he set sail at full speed in the night. The captain and his crew were risking the same fate as Titanic, weaving through icebergs to reach the sinking ship.” The Carpathia arrived after the Titanic had gone down, but was able to rescue an estimated 712 passengers from the freezing water. It met its own fate during WWI when it was torpedoed by a German submarine. “With the Titanic there’s an element of tragedy, but with this there’s a sense of heroism that appealed to me,” she says. Born in Tasmania, Dr Ludowyke moved to the Coast at the age of 12. She began studying an undergraduate degree in archaeology in Brisbane, but switched to writing at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), where she completed her Honours degree. With a view to pursuing an academic career, she enrolled in a Doctor of Creative Arts program, with a specialisation in written communication, and embarked on researching the extraordinary story of the ship that was overshadowed by the most famous shipwreck in history. “I came to this with no maritime experience,” she says. “I just found a story that I wanted to write and it made for a steep learning curve. I had a research book in one hand and a dictionary in the other, looking up nautical terminology. It was like trying to learn a new language,” she says.

Over four years she researched the story of the Carpathia extensively and took a six-week trip to visit archives, museums and libraries in London, Newcastle and Liverpool. She was thrilled when USC agreed to fund the trip. “I felt incredibly fortunate and also incredibly nervous,” she says of the trip. “I went to the UK quite early into the research period and I was nervous because I didn’t know what I was going to find. I had so many hopes.” The result of her efforts is a narrative non-fiction paperback that covers the Carpathia’s beginnings as a passenger ship operating between New York and the Mediterranean, its involvement in the rescue of Titanic survivors, its use in World War I

when it was sunk by a torpedo, and the modern expeditions to find and dive the sunken wreck. She was able to discover more to the story than had previously been written about in any detail, making the trip an important factor in the book’s success. With much enthusiasm, she tells of the discovery of part of Hadrian’s Wall in the shipyard where the Carpathia was built, with rocks from the ancient wall having been displayed in a glass case on board the ship. “Hadrian’s Wall is 2000 years old and the end of the wall was found in the shipyard in Newcastle where the Carpathia was built,” she says. “There were beautiful connections between past and present, old and new.

“The story of the stones is the prologue to the book,” she says. “The stones are set up as this idea of treasure. The Carpathia didn’t go down with any gold bullion, or gems, but it did go down with these stones from Wallsend.” Having graduated in April, Dr Ludowyke says attracting the interest of publisher Hachette was the “best possible outcome” for her project. After sending her manuscript to publishers around the country to no avail, she booked herself a ticket to the Emerging Writers Festival in Sydney and pitched her book directly to Hachette’s non-fiction editor, who was equally captivated by the story. Within weeks, she had a book deal. “I got a phone call and saw it was a Sydney number,” she says. “It was Hachette calling to offer me a contract for the book. The rest of that day I kept looking at my phone to make sure I hadn’t imagined it.” Dr Ludowyke is now writing her second book and teaching creative writing at USC, while she fields calls from media around the country. She’ll appear on the popular ABC podcast Conversations on July 13, followed by an appearance on Studio 10 and a speaking engagement at the Australian Maritime Museum in Sydney on July 19. The book will be launched at the University of the Sunshine Coast art gallery on July 17, timed to coincide with the 100-year anniversary of the sinking of the Carpathia. The launch will feature live music, wine and canapes, with an introduction by Bruce Atkinson from ABC Sunshine Coast. Carpathia: The extraordinary story of the ship that rescued the survivors of the Titanic is now in bookstores.

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STYLE TRENDS OF THE 90s ARE BACK

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Sami Muirhead is shocked to realise navel rings are not in fashion anymore, but is happy other relics of the ’90s have returned.

Richard O’Leary says saturated sports coverage has had the effect of causing him to lose interest in something he once loved.

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headline stopped me in my tracks this week and made me feel very old. It screamed: “Britney Spears is on a mission to brink back a nightmarish ’90s trend – the belly ring.” But wait, there’s more. The article went on to say, “The 36-year-old seems determined to single-handedly resurrect dangly, glittery, dysfunctional belly button rings. Remember that hideous accessory all the girls at your high school and work just had to have? Well, Britney STILL has it.” My mind was spinning for several reasons. The first was the fact that many of us embraced the belly ring and even thought it was fun and a bit sexy. I do not think it was a “nightmarish” or “hideous” trend of the ’90s. Surely that honour goes to the bum bag? And the second thought I had was the realisation while I was raising kids and getting on with life, somewhere in the last 20 years the trend of belly button rings has gone away. A silent movement has swept Australia, as one by one we have all slipped out our belly rings and grown up. And out. I had a belly ring and I am now glad I did it in my 20s, with flat abs. Drawing attention to my white bits now after birthing three children would be really stupid. Let me tell you the story of my belly ring. I had my naval pierced while backpacking around Canada and thought I

was the coolest kid on the block. The bloke who pushed that needle through my belly was a lot older than me and super sleazy. He put down his beer to pierce my skin and his parting words to me were to use my own urine to ensure infections stayed away. I got out of that dive as fast as I could. The ring stayed with me until eight years ago, when I fell pregnant and decided I was all grown up and it was time to literally cut out my little mark of ’90s rebellion. That was that. I had officially grown up and was suitably ready to be a parent. While the belly ring is seemingly in a fashion coma, many of the ’90s trends are back in fashion this year. Crop tops are leading the charge as the must-have item of the moment. And also back in favour are leather blazers, waistcoats and anything goth. You know you are getting older when you wore a trend the first time around. The ’90s were just so rich for ugly fashion. If you did not have a tie-dye T-shirt like the original Destiny’s Child band, then you were not really growing up in the ’90s. And what about overalls worn with one strap hanging down? Everyone from TLC to Joey Potter in Dawson’s Creek and Rachel in Friends had a pair of oversized denim dungarees. So I say, go for it Britney. Do not listen to the haters and go on showing your flashy belly ring. If you could just hook up with Justin Timberlake again I would be a really happy girl.

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

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s we approach the final of the World Cup, it has dawned on me that I don’t really give a damn. And it’s not just because it is soccer, or football as the purists call it. I have found in recent years my interest in sport has started to wane. I didn’t watch a minute of the Commonwealth Games and I couldn’t tell you any athlete who won a medal. Even Origin has not been able to get me as excited this year, despite a rare win for my Blues (I was born in New South Wales). I only watched the second half of the second game. Now some cynics might suggest that the rough trot of my beloved Eels has turned me sour on sport in general, but I think there’s a better explanation which I will get to in a moment. But first you need to understand how marked this transformation has been. As a kid, I was obsessed with sport; playing it and watching it. I recall watching on the TV in our living room the final race of the America’s Cup before going to school. At the Dubbo dogs, I remember listening to that famous finish to the 1986 Cox Plate and can still recite the final stages of that great race call. “Bonecrusher, Our Waverly Star, stride for stride, nothing in it, Our Waverly Star the rails, Bonecrusher the outside, and BONECRUSHER races into equine immortality.”

I can still picture the look of despondency on Jeff Thomson’s face as he walked from the MCG after falling just short of leading Australia to victory in that famous test in the 82/83 Ashes series, when Chris Tavaré dropped the snick only for the ball to be caught by Geoff Miller. But you know what I can’t do? Conjure any moment from the last ten years. I don’t think it’s because the competition is less exciting or the skills have deteriorated – to the contrary I know there have been

“As a kid I was obsessed with sport; playing it and watching it”

some wonderful contests and the players are better than ever. But there’s so much sport today, all the highs and lows blend into one. Take rugby league. You can watch all eight games live every week of the competition, while back in the day you’d be lucky to get a Saturday and Sunday game. And what’s the result of the saturation coverage of all sports? A viewer that has seen it all before, which means the scandal off the field stands out more than the efforts on it. No wonder I’ve lost interest.

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HERE’S CHEERS FOR LOCAL BREWER A popular Sunshine Coast brewery has taken out a string of accolades at The Independent Beer Awards. Moffat Beach Brewing Co, which is heading into its third year of business, has taken out the coveted award of Champion Independent Brewery (Small) along with a string of medals for its brews. With The Indies open to an international marketplace of independent brewers, the 2018 competition was the biggest of its kind to be staged in Australia. Hosted by the Independent Brewers Association and judged by a panel of national and international beer experts,

hundreds converged to the sold-out event in Sydney to celebrate the art and science of brewing. Celebrating the win, Moffat Beach Brewing Co owner Matt Wilson says with independent beer-making flourishing in Australia right now, it’s a great time to be in the industry. “At the moment the only place you can try our beers is in our brew pub,’’ he says. “Our brewery is in full public view and if you are lucky you can sit back, sip on one of our award-winning beers while catching the breeze off the Pacific Ocean, and watch the brewing take place.”

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lmost every day we rely on infrastructure – communication towers, oil and gas pipelines, railroads, toll roads, airports and ports – to make our lives a little easier. In recent decades, the opportunity to own these infrastructure assets has expanded greatly. The attraction is that they typically generate reliable earnings by providing essential services to the community, yet with limited competition. Through time, these predictable cash flows are expected to deliver income and capital growth for investors. For long-term investors reliant on regular income, they are particularly attractive, given the long-dated nature of the concessions that infrastructure assets often incorporate. Infrastructure companies are generally less heavily regulated than utilities, which allows companies to benefit from a greater

number of people using their services. As economies develop, aviation, shipping and vehicle traffic increase, as does demand for communications and energy. Given the essential nature of these services, the fees charged to use them can be varied with limited impact on demand. As a consequence, earnings are more reliable than those for a typical industrial company and generally enjoy inherent protection against inflation. This dependability is also the reason that infrastructure companies can support higher levels of leverage. The Australian stock market has a well-developed infrastructure sector, thanks in no small part to the efforts of local investment banks such as Macquarie supporting its expansion. Within the sector we have several preferences: APA Group, Qube Holdings, Sydney Airport and Transurban. It is also possible to obtain broader exposure to the sector through a managed fund or listed investment company that focus on infrastructure. An example of an LIC in the space is the Magellan Infrastructure Fund (ASX code: MICH). 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 and seek advice from a licensed adviser. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

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ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES The evocative and highly visual music of 20th century America will be brought to life in the Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra’s July concert, American Way, with an array of classics from George Gershwin to Leonard Bernstein. See the performance on July 14 at the Caloundra Uniting Church at 7pm. Tickets are $30 at the door or pre-order for $25 from sunshinecoastsymphonyorchestra.com.au.

FRIDAY, JULY 13 Steve Hargreaves, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Andy Dickson, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 6pm Roy Morris Duo, Club Kawana, 6.30pm Taylor Moss, Brightwater Hotel, 6.30pm Harii, Parklands Tavern, 6.30pm Paul Clements, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 6.30pm The Natural Culture, Solbar, 7pm Destiny’s Plan, Maroochy Surf Club, 7.30pm The Lyrical, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Russell Morris, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 7.30pm Punchline, Mooloolaba Surf Club, 8pm Shades of Grey, Noosa RSL, 8pm Fatal By Attraction, Palmwoods Hotel, 8.30pm DJ Stevie Beatz & Dribz, Beerwah Hotel, 8.30pm

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LOCAL SONGBIRD SOARS

Cooran singer Emma Tomlinson says she found salvation in music and is preparing to audition for The Voice. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane. Sunshine Coast’s rising stars and says music has been her “salvation”. With the ability to perform a range of genres, from musical theatre, classical and jazz to alternative, pop and indie, Miss Tomlinson has an impressive resume of productions under her belt. She is now preparing to audition for the 2019 season of The Voice and hopes to make an impact with her message that women can do anything they set their mind to. She will also continue performing locally, with her Opera Funk concert being held at the Cooran Memorial School of Arts on July 21 at 6pm. Guests will enjoy a night of Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway musical theatre classics and Miss Tomlinson’s original compositions Tickets are $25 adults, $20 concession and $10 for children under 12. They are available at the door. Call 0407 037 099 or email jimtomlinson@live.com to pre-order.

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Paul Vercoe, Mooloolaba Surf Club, 2pm Alan Kelly, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 2pm Sunshine Coast Jazz Band, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 2pm Full House, Alex Surf Club, 3.30pm Sol Sunday, Solbar, 4pm Dan Horne, Solbar, 7pm

THURSDAY, JULY 19 Totally Charlie, Club Kawana, 11am Hayden Hack, Maroochy Surf Club, 6pm Russell Davey, Noosa RSL, 6pm

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Remember the name Mr. Z & Co. It’s a quaint venue tucked away in Ormuz Avenue in Caloundra a that’s fast gaining a reputation ation for its sweets, pastries es and cakes, which have ve a unique twist. Thinkk pear, almond and chocolate tarts, or dark chocolate ganache-hazelnutcaramel tart (pictured). Yum!

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ooran singer Emma Tomlinson was four when she was diagnosed with Aspergers syndrome. Speech therapy as a child evolved into singing lessons when she was seven and in that, Miss Tomlinson says she discovered the ability to express herself through lyrics. When she was 14 years old, she wrote Mental, which delved into bullying and feeling different to the pack. “It honestly felt amazing. Writing a song is a vessel for me to communicate emotional expressions that other people around the world of any ability or age could be experiencing or feeling. It’s a way of connecting people,” she says. The same year she wrote Mental, Miss Tomlinson tried out for X Factor, making it through to the televised auditions. “It was such a phenomenal experience,” she says. Now, at the age of 18, she’s one of the

The Coast’s newest bar has opened in Duporth Avenue. It is the Kiki Bar. The venue offers classic cocktails with a Kiki spin, focusing on Australian spirits with an emphasis on gin. Local beers and kombucha are available on tap and diners can also check out a boutique wine list. The bar-style menu boasts small tasting plate tapas options including charcuterie and cheese plates. This is a glamorous and fun bar with an awesome under cover outside garden area to really enjoy the atmosphere.

Aroma Sense Expo, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 10am Brown Trouts, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 12pm Taylor Moss, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm David Lee Duo, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 6.30pm Murray Lloyd, Club Kawana, 6.30pm Maddi Clarke, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 7pm Chris Webb, Maroochy Surf Club, 7.30pm Sharon Brooks, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Sunny Coast Rude Boys, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 7.30pm Urban Flow, Mooloolaba Surf Club, 8pm The Elton John Experience, Noosa RSL, 8pm Dosed, Solbar, 8pm Bearded Man Comp, Plamwoods Hotel, 8.30pm Beerwah’s Got Country, Beerwah Hotel, 8.30pm

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LOVE THE SOUND OF SIMON & GARFUNKEL?

To say that Mark Shelley and John Robertson have talent is an understatement. The duo is offering audiences a glimpse into what a Simon and Garfunkel concert might look and sound like, entertaining with hits like Mrs Robinson, Bridge Over Troubled Water and Sound of Silence. They then transform into Willie Nelson and Roy Orbison to bring On

the Road Again, Always on my Mind, Pretty Woman and Crying to the stage. Their appearances, voices and ability to channel the energy and mannerisms of these musical icons is unrivalled. See them in action at The Events Centre, Caloundra on July 21 at 8pm. Tickets are available at theeventscentre.com.au.

READER’S CORNER

THE DETECTIVE DOG Author: Julia Donaldson and Sara Ogilvie Publisher: Pan Macmillan RRP: $14.99 Reviewer: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane

When it comes to literary geniuses, you can’t go past Julia Donaldson in the world of children’s books. She is a staple in our household, so when I saw her latest book, The Detective Dog, was on its way to book stores, I had to get hold of a copy. The witty and creative prose that first captured my children and I in The Gruffalo has remained consistent in every work she creates, and the tale of Peter’s dog Nell and her amazing sense of smell will captivate children of all ages. My children were mesmerised as the tale unfolded and Nell quickly found her way into their hearts – and the regular book reading rotation.

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ASPARAGUS PUFF PASTRY TART

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INGREDIENTS • 2 sheets frozen butter puff pastry, just thawed • 1 egg, lightly whisked • 200 g fresh ricotta • 55 g (½ cup) coarsely grated gruyere • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley • 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard • sea salt and freshly ground • black pepper • 2 bunches asparagus, trimmed • 1 rindless bacon rasher, thinly sliced • balsamic glaze (see cooking tip, left) METHOD Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Stack the pastry sheets on top of each other on the tray and press lightly to seal. Use a knife to score a two-centimetre border around the edges, but don’t cut all the way through. Use a fork to prick the base of the inside square as you don’t want the pastry here to rise. However, don’t prick the border at all,

COOKING TIP You can buy balsamic glaze in most good supermarkets, but it’s as easy to make as combining 60 ml (¼ cup) balsamic vinegar with 55 g (¼ cup) white sugar, and simmering until it feels a little syrupy.

as you want it to rise around the edges. Brush the pastry border with egg. Bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly golden. While the pastry cooks, combine the ricotta, gruyere, parsley, chives and mustard in a bowl. Season. Use a clean tea towel to press down the centre of the pastry if it has risen slightly – even after a good ‘forking’, puff pastry can rise up for more. Spread the cheese mixture over the pastry base. Slather it on right up to the border, without going over. Top with the asparagus spears, trimming if necessary to fit. Sprinkle with the chopped bacon. Bake for 15 minutes, or until the pastry is puffed and golden. Drizzle with the balsamic glaze. “This recipe is inspired by Annie Smithers of Trentham, who makes food without fuss, but never shy of flavour. This is based on her asparagus tart, but I’m using good store bought puff pastry… Matt Preston from his book Yummy, Easy, Quick.

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ALL SHADES OF Moss & Spy Absinthe dress $885, Sedgwick's Boutique

Green Rafinelle Deep Ocean hat $79.95, DoCo Lifestyle

Leather jacket was $500, now $449, The Leather Shop 18k yellow & white gold, cushion cut emerald and diamond ring $6900

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FASHION. HOME. LIFESTYLE. BODY

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MY STYLE Kinney Mercer jacket available at DoCo Lifestyle

Fate + Becker Khala v-neck jumper $129.95, Indaco Rose

Khaki jumpsuit $69.95, Shevita

Adorne feather fan earring $34.95, Indaco Rose

Maya McQueen Fred patent shoes $299, Sedgwick's Boutique

Large range of scarves available in store at The Leather Shop

Leather handbag was $169, now $129, The Leather Shop

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CREATE YOUR OWN WINTER WONDERLAND This season, get ready to amp up the glamour as maximalism eclipses minimalism in this luxurious winter trend. Words: Olivia Wallace. Over the past couple of weeks, temperatures have quickly dropped, sending many of us indoors to rug up under fluffy doonas and blankets with a good book or an addictive TV series. Now is the time to make your home warm and inviting, a place to spend cosy hours surrounded by beautiful things. When you’re considering updating your interiors, think old Hollywood glam. Gone are the days of cold leather couches and light throws. We’re

welcoming back old favourites such as thick velvet, evident in luxurious sofas and large woollen rugs. White is also taking a back seat to warmer, jewel tones such as emerald, jade, deep teal, blush and burgundy. When you combine these shades with rich fabrics, the effect is that of warmth and opulence. Adding to the warming vibe are brass, copper and gold highlights, particularly in statement lighting or tables.

COLOUR POP This Felix Clock in forest green is from Salt & Pepper.

STAR POWER Since this winter’s trend is glamour, what’s more glam than a large Marilyn Monroe print? A monotone artwork can be used for the centrepiece of a bright feature wall and can serve to highlight other colours throughout the room, especially considering the bold colour trends this season. This print is from Urban Road. Visit urbanroad.com.au.

WE LOVE The Home Republic Vintage Washed quilt cover in Prune. It’s from Adairs.

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A beautiful rug can warm up a room and give your frozen feet relief from cold tiles.

STYLISH TOUCH: LIGHTING Adding a touch of brass, gold or copper to a darker room can add an element of luxe to an otherwise plain space. The Comet pendant in copper is from Domayne.

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VELVET VIBES A coloured bed frame can be the perfect piece to bring your room together, with velvet options providing an air of luxury. The latest trend sees interior designers moving away from bright colours and towards richer, deeper colours. The Kara fabric bed frame is available at Domayne.

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MAROOCHYDORE HOMEMAKER CENTRE PROMOTION

GET THE LOOK FROM DOMAYNE Moody blues mix with neutral tones in earthy textures for a cosy, modern feel.

Milli pendant in amber or midnight, $199

SOFA, SO GOOD The Elysse two-seater sofa is a contemporary design that creates an uplifting space to host guests in relaxed elegance. Featuring out-slope arms, straight seat cushions, a loose back, upholstered base and angled tapered oak column legs with a walnut finish, $749

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love We love this quilted-look navy cushion by Kew Cushions, $24.95

Imbue classic canvas 1m x 1.4m, $369

With a two-tone design, large knit weave and pom-poms anchored at the bottom, the Anton Throw from Kas Australia allows you to rug up in style, $179.95

GIVE ME SOME SKIN This cowhide rug in champagne injects a warm and textured design element into your home, softening your decor with a muted ombre of off-white to dark grey towards the spine, from $999

A TOUCH OF DRAMA Accessorise your sofa and create a luxurious lounge setting with the gold-dipped square cushion from Executive Concepts. With a glossy gold colour creating a high contrast against a muted black or grey, the gold dipped cushions deliver drama and glamour to your home, $39.95

SWEET SEAT With a tight back and seat, tapered column legs, piping detailing and a winged back, the Chester is a contemporary design that envelops you to create a cosy setting for a private escape or an intimate chat setting with the purchase of an additional chair. Chester armchair in pink, $599

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TONES OF TIMBER A timber vanity is a great way to introduce a softer, element into your bathroom. This vanity is from Highgrove Bathrooms. Visit highgrovebathrooms.com. au to view the full range.

WINTER WARMER Splurging on some deliciously fluffy towels can improve your bathroom experience. We love the Guest First 5 Star bathroom collection available in oatmeal, white and slate. Visit mainlinen.com.

SOFT TOUCH A luxurious bath mat is a must for when you step out of a hot shower or bath in winter. The Sheridan Newbery bath mat is from Domayne.

CREATING A COSY BATHROOM Going into the bathroom can be a daunting task in winter, even here on the Sunshine Coast. If you dread getting out of a warm shower or bath, there are ways to create a cosy bathroom for your home. A great way to do this is to install heated towel rails. They not only heat your towels, but raise the temperature of the bathroom, keeping you nice and toasty. Using touches of timber throughout your bathroom can be a simple step to achieving a warmer feel to your bathroom. It’s not as cold as tiles and the brown and orange undertones are warming. Using orange-toned lighting will also assist in creating a comfortable and relaxing space.

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GARDENING FOR KIDS Looking for a new outdoor activity for your family? Look no further than the humble backyard. The kids will love digging in the dirt to create their own garden. 1. Give them some space. And by space we mean some land. Your children will love taking on some space, making it their own and watching their plants thrive.

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2. Plant a rainbow. Develop your child’s senses by growing plants that are colourful and interesting. Flowers such as marigolds and sunflowers are easy to grow. Vegetables are also ideal as they encourage a focus on health and nutrition. 3. Let them learn. The Victorian Government’s Better Health website lists a wide range of educational and health benefits that gardening can bring to children. These include building a sense of responsibility, self-confidence and the discovery around the science of plants, animals, weather and the environment.

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LIBRA (SEP 24-OCT 23)

SCORPIO (OCT 24-NOV 22)

You’re keen to pursue creative, humanitarian or spiritual pursuits. Whatever you choose to do, lift your thinking from mundane concerns to more lofty and inspirational realms. Music, writing, painting, meditation and helping others are also favoured.

It’s time for sensitive Scorpios to be clever, creative and communicative at work. But (courtesy of retrograde Mars), it’s definitely not a good week to host a jolly family reunion or bring up sensitive childhood issues.

SAGITTARIUS (NOV 23-DEC 21)

CAPRICORN (DEC 22-JAN 20)

AQUARIUS (JAN 21-FEB 19)

PISCES (FEB 20-MAR 20)

Jupiter links up with Venus, so make sure you capitalise on the good luck that is heading in your direction. Don’t be so distracted that you fail to recognise a fabulous opportunity when it comes along. Work activities are also favoured.

With Saturn in Capricorn and Mars reversing through your self-esteem zone, you’re likely to slip into worry-wart mode. But, stressing about problems won’t help. Instead, roll your sleeves up, put your head down, and just get on with the tasks at hand.

Adventurous Aquarians prefer to improvise, but, the more practical and organised you are this week, the better the results will be. With Mars reversing through your sign, you’re feeling frustrated and are even more impulsive than usual.

This week (courtesy of retrograde Mars), you’re inclined to question your inner motivations. A soulful examination of your interior life will give you the self-knowledge and confidence to let your quintessential Piscean nature shine.

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6 What was the name of Lil Kim’s 1996 debut solo album? 7 In what two subjects did Kevin Rudd (pictured) major at university? 8 Which spelling is correct: a) idiosyncracy or b) idiosyncrasy? 9 To which continent is the aloe plant native? 10What is the English translation of Cirque du Soleil?

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VIRGO (AUG 24-SEP 23) Mars is still reversing through your wellbeing zone, so it’s time to review your health and fitness. Plus, with Venus sashaying through your sign, take a close look at the image you are presenting to the world. If you don’t like it, change it in practical ways.

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Communication looks strained. The more inconsistent you are, the more likely you’ll be drawn into an argument. Don’t allow someone to manipulate you, as they try to persuade you to do something against your better judgement.

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With Mars reversing through your career zone, it will be difficult to get the ducks all lined up at work this week. But, if you are patient and persistent (which are your Taurean strengths), you’ll make slow but steady progress.

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GREAT NEWS FOR BUYERS Experts predict the market will become more balanced. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane

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uture market predictions for major cities around the country by economic forecaster BIS Oxford Economic has yielded some interesting results. Their report, Residential Property Prospects 2018 to 2021, anticipates Sydney house prices will manage a growth rate of only three per cent in the next three years, a major contrast to the staggering 85 per cent rise seen during the 2013 to 2017 boom. Melbourne prices are expected to increase six per cent in the next three years due to strong population growth and Brisbane, perhaps surprisingly, is forecast to have the largest median price rise of 13 per cent by 2021. My Property Preview wanted to see how the Sunshine Coast fit into this model and whether the region could look forward to enjoying a similar boost to Brisbane. BIS senior manager for residential property Angie Zigomanis says he expects to see continued growth on the Coast, but it may not be at the levels we have seen lately. “What we will start to see is a bit of a pull-back from Sydney residents because a slowing of their property market will make it harder for them to sell their home to make the move to places like the Sunshine Coast,” he says. “The big-ticket item of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital has now been completed and while there is another round of projects coming through, they are not on the same scale and speculation on what the local economy looks like will change gear.” Mr Zigomanis says while house price growth may slow, the Sunshine Coast is still in an upturn and investment in

new dwellings and new infrastructure means the region could catch up with, and maintain, the necessities for the population and its anticipated growth. “That could see demand pressures alleviated in the next couple of years,” he says. “After three or four years of solid price growth, affordability steadily becomes more difficult and it becomes harder to get the same level of price growth to come through. “Property buyers should not get too excited as the

“Buyers… will have more wiggle room to negotiate sale prices” Angie Zigomanis

chances of a major correction will be mitigated by record low interest rates, and a relatively stable, albeit subdued, economic environment.” What this means for the average property seller or buyer on the Coast is that while the market has been quite heavily favouring sellers, Mr Zigomanis predicts the industry will shift towards the buyer, creating more balance. “It means buyers will not have to feel rushed to make sure the market isn’t running ahead of them and giving them more wriggle room to negotiate sale prices,” he says.

CENTRE TO HELP SHAPE NEW COMMUNITY AT CALOUNDRA SOUTH

The emerging suburb of Baringa will soon feel even more like home for its new residents. Construction of a community centre at the Caloundra South suburb is now well underway and is expected to be completed later this year. The centre is part of a community hub that will provide a range of facilities for the growing community to meet and build community connections and will include three multi-purpose rooms, play group art space, office space, a meeting room, a kitchen and reception area, covered entry and foyer area and outdoor activity spaces. Mayor Mark Jamieson says the centre was designed and funded in collaboration with developer Stockland to accommodate residential population growth and support the social needs of the burgeoning community. “Its development is part of the Community Hub Pilot Project in Baringa, which was established by the State Government in partnership with council and Stockland to promote the shared use of state and local government assets and resources,” he says. “The early delivery of the community spaces will allow the new community to meet and gather, establish some strong foundations and create a sense of community.”

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urban elegance with coastal soul A premier waterfront residence with stunning, panoramic river and ocean views thecosmopolitancottontree.com.au

MORE THAN 50% SOLD

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A HOME OF CHARACTER, SO CLOSE TO MOOLOOLABA BEACH, NEVER BEEN OFFERED TO THE MARKET BEFORE. This house of solid construction has been home to one family since the early 1980’s. Previously a much-loved property located in a quiet and highly sought-after crescent. There is four bedrooms, one is used for a study and 3 bathrooms, 2 car garaging. Spacious living areas with new carpets, lovely modern kitchen looking out onto the garden.

PRICE Offers Over $1,150,000 VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 2:00PM-2:30PM

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Suzanne & Jean have moved to Leading Realty with Grant and the Team. This is the perfect location for us to look after the sale of your property. We have a great window display with lots of people walking past. Some of our other Top Properties for sale are: WATERFRONT HOUSES

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2 B Admirals Ct 3+ bed 2 bath 709 & 908 Mantra 1 bed

15 Oak Ct 4 bed 4 bath

802 Cilento 3 bed 3 bath

12 Cypress Ct 4 bed 3 bath

We are here to help you get a good result. Looking forward to your hearing from you.

Jean Hamer 0419 034 500 jean@leadingrealty.com.au Suzanne Annabel 0411 106 791 suzanne@leadingrealty.com.au

CONTACT Suzanne Annabel 0411 106 791 Jean Hamer 0419 034 500

56/1-3 Buderim Avenue MOOLOOLABA SPELLBINDING PANORAMA - LIVING THE HIGH LIFE AT OSPREY PENTHOUSE 56! 3

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Enjoy all the benefits of penthouse living in this most appealing apartment. Currently used for holidays, however there is a great scope for renovation to make it your permanent home. Sublime panoramic views stretch from Mooloolaba and on to Noosa from balconies on every level. A continuous flow of uncluttered spaciousness on the first level, with the over-sized living area, kitchen and master bedroom, large ensuite and a separate laundry. Up to the next level are 2 bedrooms, bathroom, superb timber shuttered office (or fourth bedroom) and another huge living area. This leads out to the balcony and up to another level complete with a spa, and heaps of room for entertaining.

AUCTION Auction Saturday 21st July 2018 at 1:00PM VIEW Wednesdays & Saturdays 12:15-1:00PM CONTACT Jean Hamer 0419 034 500 Suzanne Annabel 0411 106 791

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Mooloolaba, 65 Neerim Drive

The Best Residential Investment Opportunity This Year! B65 Neerim Drive Mooloolaba is an investment opportunity not to be missed featuring 10 Studio apartments on a single title giving you instant premium rental returns as the building has a 100% occupancy rate. This prime investment is located just walking distance to stunning Mooloolaba beach • These large studios have been built for comfortable luxury living • Each studio comes with a private, large outdoor living area • Lockable storage area giving you perfect storage for Sunshine Coast essentials • All rented with secure tenants in place paying between $290-$310 per week

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• Walking distance to Mooloolaba Beach, Jessica Park, the newly developed Wharf • You won’t find a better cap rate on a residential property than 65 Neerim Drive • Investors get excited as there is nothing to do but reap the benefits o • Parking for tenants is made easy with their own dedicated carport

OPEN HOME: Sat 14th July 12 -12.30pm VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: Contact Agent AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758 Jordan Barden 0422 990 824

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Mooloolaba, 10/95 Parkyn Parade

Mooloolaba Spit Roof Top Apartment Tightly Held For 28 Years! A rare opportunity exists to secure an amazing piece of real estate on prestigious Parkyn Parade at the Mooloolaba Spit. This stunning third floor apartment in the Beachport Complex has its own private roof top terrace capturing all day sun. Apartment 10 consists of 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 toilets, separate generous sized Laundry and a large open plan living, dining & kitchen space. Floor to ceiling windows and doors frame the water views and lead you out of the living space to the large riverfront balcony providing the ideal entertainers hub.

OPEN HOME: Sat 14th July 10-10.30am Sun 15th July 10-10.30am VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au Price: $850,000 AGENT: Grant Whisker 0415 856 575

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Warana, 48 Mulgani Street

Soft Sand Beachside Warana This is a fantastic beachside abode, offering 3 bedrooms in the main house including two bathrooms and a large detached granny flat second living space, open plan living and dining all a short stroll to the soft sandy beach, entertaining is a delight with an impressive large outdoor area. • 4 large bedroom, main with walk in robe • Modern kitchen with breakfast bar, plenty of cupboard space & large pantry • Enjoyable living now and with room to value add • Set on 570m2 of beachside land

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• Walk to surf beach, close to shops and a very central location • Single lockup garage and a rear garaging style area • This is a rare find and a perfect opportunity to secure your own Beach side home • Perfect investment, great rental returns and capital growth in the area

OPEN HOME: Sat 14th July 10-10.30am VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AUCTION: On site Sat 4th Aug 12.00pm AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758

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OFFERING A NEW STANDARD IN BEACHSIDE LIVING 1, 2 and 3 Bedroom Apartments Now Selling The Hedge takes full advantage of its idyllic location. Across the road Kawana Shopping World features an array of shops and cafes, with a new cinema complex coming soon. You can stroll to the patrolled beach and enjoy the amenities the surf club has to offer or enjoy local surfing and fishing. There is also a great selection of walking and bike paths to explore along the coastline.

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otanica is an exclusive 16-apartment development on one of the last prime riverfront allotments on the Maroochy River. There are only two apartments per floor, each 310m² in size. They have two separate living areas, three ensuited bedrooms, gourmet kitchen with walk-in pantry and integrated outdoor barbecue area and app-activated technology to control key electrical systems. All bathrooms have natural ventilation and light, a feature rarely experienced in apartment living. Resort-style recreation facilities enhance the Botanica lifestyle.

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BOTANICA, MAROOCHY RIVER 3 bed, 3 bath, 2 car From $2.39 million Kennedy Property 5448 8088 Grant Kennedy 0475 137 306

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07 5476 5588 insiterealty.com.au

AGENT PROFILE

seemed like a natural fit to move into a career in real estate.

RUSSELL DELL Century 21

What was your very first job? My first job was in sales with Visionhire Business Electronics. One of my duties was to follow around the 1987 Rugby World Cup and simply plug TVs into the commentary booths for all the overseas broadcasters. Any Kiwi’s dream job.

AFFORDABLE HINTERLAND APARTMENT LIVING Beerwah Parade, Beerwah

Price: from $307,500 • Stage 1 now selling at BEERWAH CENTRAL • Modern apartments designed to maximise living 2 2 1 space & natural light • Low maintenance with stone benchtops & Bosch appliances CONTACT: • Six apartments available in Stage 1 – buy now Peter Kinchin 0418 736 424 before Stage 2 prices are reviewed Samantha Hill 0411 211 586 • Ideal for both first home buyers & investors

How long have you worked in the real estate business and what attracted you to it in the first instance? Just over 10 years now. I became interested in the business as a result of being heavily involved in selling a number of residential properties in New Zealand when myself and my extended family made the decision to cross the ditch. It

What was the first property you sold? It was a three-bedroom penthouse apartment in Maroochydore in January 2008. The tenants were three twenty-something guys. I’d have to arrive an hour before the open home time and wake them all up after a Friday night on the town. Then we would collect all the beer cans, bottles and pizza boxes as part of a clean-up before I politely asked them to disappear for an hour. I sold the apartment to a family to use as their holiday home. What was your most recent sale? In the world of strange coincidences, my most recent sale at 78 Albany Street, Sippy Downs, was for the exact client that I sold my first property for.

FINAL WORD >>

Selling your property via an auction ensures that you do not put a limit on the price you might achieve.

Accelerating success. Ac Reach more people - better results faster. Rea

PERFECT RENOVATOR IN BUDERIM DRESS CIRCLE LOCATION

For Sale via Public Auction on-site Saturday 28th July 2018 at 12.30pm 1 Davidson Street, Nambour

For Sale via Public Auction on-site Saturday 14th July 2018 at 10.00am 11 Eckersley Avenue, Buderim

RESIDENTIAL SITE

RESIDENTIAL SITE

Open for Inspection Saturday 12.00 – 12.30pm

Open for Inspection Saturday 9.30am - 10.00am

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L O C A L - K N O W L E D G E - R E S U LT S

IDEAL ENTERTAINER Tranquillity welcomes you when you enter this attractive family home. Located in a quiet street, only a short walk to Pacific Lutheran College and a few houses from local parks and bike tracks, this home allows families with children to enjoy a sociable and extremely convenient lifestyle. The home features three living areas, including an expansive and free-flowing rumpus/games room with surround-sound speakers and space for a pool table. There is also a separate theatre room, also with surround-sound speaker cables installed, and a formal dining area, which adjoins the kitchen with views through feature windows to the rear patio and glass-fenced inground pool. This serious seller is open to offers prior to auction.

23 SCRIBBLY GUM DRIVE, MERIDAN PLAINS 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Auction on site Sunday July 15 @ 12.30pm RE/MAX Coast and Country 5476 7654 Greg Keily 0432 423 868

Treasure & Leisure - Perfect “Beachside” Lifestyle Property MOOLOOLABA Unit 6, “Beachside 8” 8 Smith Street • 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 3 balcony furnished apartment, single lock-up garage • Huge full unit-sized private rooftop outdoor entertaining level • 270 Views Mooloolaba to Buderim, Glasshouse Mountains and Hinterland • Low, low body corporate fees – only 6 in the secure gated complex kevinannettsproperty.com.au/248

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Auction On-Site Saturday 21 July at 12pm View Saturday & Wednesday 11-11:30am Ken Hills 0414 599 276 ken@kevinannettsproperty.com.au

Office 5444 8244

SUITES 12 & 13 ‘MANTRA MOOLOOLABA BEACH RESORT’ 121 MOOLOOLABA ESP (PO BOX 10), MOOLOOLABA P 07 5444 8244 | F 07 5444 0084 | E ADMIN@KEVINANNETTSPROPERTY.COM.AU | W KEVINANNETTSPROPERTY.COM.AU

Coastal Living is on the Horizon With premiere sized lots starting at 800sqm, Horizons North offers a slice of coastal paradise at a price you can't afford to miss. 9 Red Berry Lane Off Horizon Way and Davey Drive 3 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR + 2 BED | 1 BATH | 1 CAR This brand new dual-key residence is 2 properties for the price of one. Investors can expect a 6.1% return* PLUS great capital growth potential. Live in one side and rent the other, house the extended family, the choices are many. Elevated position in a sought after estate makes this fantastic buying. Priced to sell quickly so don’t miss out. *Returns calculated on current rental appraisal and may be subject to change. Rental appraisal available upon request.

INSPECT Please contact agent

$765,000

Stage 3

– Only Two Lots Remaining

Lot 95

– Duplex lot 800m2 - $330,000

Lot 96

– Single dwelling lot 802m@ - $320,000

Call now to secure your slice of paradise

0431 222 327 www.horizonsnorth.com.au

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Kings Beach 39/34 Queen Street

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Stunning 180 Degree World Class Ocean View Penthouse • This penthouse offers views south to Brisbane and north to Coolum • Magical views offer an unsurpassed perspective of the coastline • Stunning north-south aspect allows year round breezes to flow through the apartment, with an abundance of natural light • Featuring three large bedrooms and two modern bathrooms, plus two separate large living zones

• Modern and well-appointed kitchen with plenty of storage • Outstanding floor plan, well suited to permanent living, offering privacy + a/c • Top floor position in modern building with secure access & stunning swimming pool • Secure two car parking with storage in private basement

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Northern Escarpment Residence with World Class Views • Builders own home renovated and extended just over 6 years ago • 520sqm home featuring three large bedrooms + integrated study • Outstanding views from Maroochydore to Mount Coolum • Four large separate living zones including huge media room • Three balconies plus an impressive alfresco area • Private sparkling in-ground swimming pool with massive deck

• Fully ducted airconditioning and vacuum system • Stunning two-pack staircase joining the two levels • Integrated elevator and 5.6 kw solar system • Fully landscaped flat 822sqm low maintenance allotment • Generous storage room plus parking for large caravan or boat • Genuine circumstances require immediate sale

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Buderim 43 Moorabinda Street

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Magic on Moorabinda Rarely in such a prestige street does a property with such diversity come to market. The North-Eastern escarpment of Buderim is regarded as the prime land-holding on the Sunshine Coast. The astute purchaser knows that Moorabinda street is one of the best addresses you can find in this precinct. The coastal views are the defining feature of this home.

• Ability to capitalise by building up and broadening views. • A home with character, versatility and functionality. • Can be configured for dual living. • Flat, useable yard space with plenty of room to move. • Double lockup garage & plenty of extra storage space. • Ample room for extra vehicles, boats and caravan. • Short walk to local schools, shops and parks.

On-site Sunday 29th July 11am View Open Saturday 14th July 11 - 11:30am Wednesday 18th July 4 - 4:30pm buderim.harcourts.com.au/QB3399 Janice Brennan 0405 625 335 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219

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Create your dream home!

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• High spec kitchen, quality appliances & stone benches • Four bedrooms plus a home office - a versatile layout • 3.2kw solar, solar hot water, ducted vacuum, air con • Positioned at the end of a high calibre culdesac • Ample storage

Offers over $995,000 View Saturday 14th July 12 - 12:30pm buderim.harcourts.com.au/QB3372

Set on an 854 square metre allotment the layout of the home offers a generous floorplan providing separation of living from the main bedrooms while the kitchen, living and dining are open-planned. Call to register your interest!

Contact agent

Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219 Kyle Adams 0458 040 209

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It’s in your nature to seek the best in life.

• Large lots ranging from 658m2 to over 1000m2 • Central to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Nambour CBD, Maroochydore and beaches • 4 mins to Palmwoods • 11 mins to Nambour • 16 mins to Montville and the Hinterland

• 18 mins to Maroochydore CBD • 22 mins to Maroochydore Main Beach • 21 mins to the new Kawana Health Hub • Direct to home NBN connection

STAGES

45 BLOCKS NOW UNDER CONTRACT AND EOI Civil works for Stages 1, 2 & 3 completed September 2018

Agent on site Saturdays from 2:30pm.

To find out more about HABITAT

Please call to book your appointment

and other exclusive projects visit:

for site tours.

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MASSIVE PRICE REDUCTION - SELLER INSTRUCTS ‘SELL THIS WEEKEND’ 211 Dales Road, Chevallum The clever yet practical design of this modern contemporary home situated on almost 14 acres and just minutes to Mooloolaba, is a unique find offering privacy and convenience in one package. Comprising sought after features such as high ceilings, ducted air conditioning, in-ground sparkling pool, plus a separate dwelling complete with ensuite & kitchenette facilities. This residence truly ticks all the boxes when it comes to versatility and location. The property is setup to operate completely off the grid which means NO more expensive electricity bills. Another storage shed and room for the cow, horse, plus so much more to appreciate upon your inspection. Don’t miss this rare opportunity! Call Craig today.

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Beautiful and useable 13.8 acres 2nd dwelling or home office Large separate 11x6m shed for storage Only 15 minutes to Mooloolaba Beach 6-7 minutes to USC & SCGS Complete “off the grid” living Stunning 3 yr old contemporary home 100 metre flying fox

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BIG, BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL ON BEDARRA 4 Bedarra Court, Buderim This extremely well-built home has all the right ingredients for a growing family to enjoy. A big block, a great position, extra large bedrooms including numerous living zones with vaulted ceilings and a stunning in-ground pool with resort like waterfalls. Located only minutes to Maroochydore CBD, superb coastal beaches and Buderims’ schooling options, you will need to inspect quickly to secure.

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WATERFRONT OASIS WITH OCEAN ACCESS - MAGNIFICENT MINYAMA 5 Coomaroo Crescent, Minyama Make no mistake, this beautifully appointed Hamptons style home is on the market and will be SOLD! Combining spacious open plan living with a seamless integration from the outdoors to the sanctuary within. This superb Minyama waterfront residence embraces the very essence of the Sunshine Coast lifestyle. Don’t miss this fabulous opportunity - the motivated owners instructions are clear – sell it now! Call Karen today.

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DUAL RESIDENCE OPPORTUNITY WITH PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEWS 5

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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DOWNSIZE WITHOUT COMPROMISE - ALEXANDRA HEADLAND “GOLDEN TRIANGLE” 4

4 Leo Crescent, Alexandra Headland Exceeding all expectations, this exquisite residence of supreme elegance and under builders warranty deserves your inspection. Perfectly positioned, this striking abode offers penthouse style living of the highest standard without body corp fees. Superbly appointed and spacious in design, the home is set over three levels connected by a private lift. Smartly priced and ready to move in, call today to secure this fabulous opportunity

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LOCATION & LIFESTYLE - UNIQUE DUAL LIVING IN THE HEART OF MAROOCHYDORE 5

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. Offering a separate dwelling complete with lounge, kitchen, bedroom & ensuite, this fabulous opportunity is not to be missed – call Karen today!

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AUCTION LAST CHANCE - LOCATION & LIFESTYLE - AUCTION SATURDAY AT 1PM 4

28 Murrindi Street, Minyama Motivated owners instructions are clear – SELL IT NOW! This perfectly positioned abode close to Mooloolah River & foreshore parkland WILL BE SOLD ON OR BEFORE AUCTION. Set on a generous 600m2 block, this lovely family residence close to parks, shops and Mooloolaba Esplanade is on the market to be SOLD. Spacious in design the home offers multiple living zones, media room and a well executed floorplan. Call Karen today!

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VACANT LAND IN BUDERIM Lot 1/137 Lindsay Road, Buderim 700m2 - Useable & Flat 2 minutes to Buderim CBD - Present All Offers

Coming to Market... 21 Wilgan Place, Buderim • Stunning contemporary Buderim beauty! • Private 4 bed plus one bedroom self contained studio/office & pool

Craig Porter

0411 554 880

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71 Figbird Crescent, Buderim The owners instructions are clear - this property MUST BE SOLD! This spacious family home comprises a functional layout with multiple living zones, practical and spacious kitchen with impressive 5m stone benchtop and quality fixtures. This quality home in sought after Buderim represents a fantastic opportunity for the astute buyer. Motivated owners must liquidate this investment ASAP. Contact us today.

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Outstanding location Walk to schools Air conditioning Walk to local shops Multiple living zones 876m2 block

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GREAT VALUE DOESN’T LAST LONG – CONTEMPORARY LIVING - ALEXANDRA HEADLAND 10a Kate Street, Alexandra Headland Sitting in an elevated position above the treetops, this magnificent and private family abode surrounded by premium homes captures the Sunshine Coast lifestyle to perfection. Stylish and modern in design, the residence blends functionality with an ambience of sophistication. This beautiful beachside abode in the prestigious and highly sought after “Golden Triangle” is generating a substantial amount of interest. Don’t miss your opportunity to acquire this enviable property, call Loren today!

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Enviable NNE aspect Walk to beach & restaurants Minutes to Mooloolaba Esplanade Multiple living zones Additional off street parking Desirable “Golden Triangle” location

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CENTRAL HINTERLAND LIVING

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he first of its kind for the area, Beerwah Central is a threestorey complex that is selling off the plan. Apartments start from an affordable $307,500 and the first of three stages offers six twobedroom, two-bathroom apartments that are designed to maximise living space and celebrate natural light. All apartments come with modern kitchen, stone benchtops, Bosch appliances, air-conditioning and are fully turn key. Conveniently positioned within walking distance of Beerwah CBD including shopping centres, schools, medical, and public transport.

Take advantage of our $1,000 giftcard incentive for new managements

57-59 BEERWAH PARADE, BEERWAH 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car From $307,500 Insite Realty 5476 5588 Peter Kinchin 0418 736 424 Samantha Hill 0411 211 586

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www.platinumproperties.com.au

Shop 4 Dwyer House, 256 Nicklin Way, Warana. Tel: 07 5437 8806

An ‘all inclusive’ rate 7.7% (incl gst). (T’s and C’s apply)

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Here’s your chance to purchase a property nestled

OPEN Saturday 11.30-12pm

amongst Buderim’s finest north-eastern escarpment

AUCTION Saturday on-site August 4 at 11am

homes. The view from this property is exceptional.

Relax and entertain your family and friends whilst enjoying Bevan Horsnell 0412 512 257 Brenden Southey 0417 633 035 the panoramic view from the hinterland to the ocean. 62 My Weekly Preview | July 13, 2018

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Why Choose Platinum Properties? ✓ We ensure a smooth transition ✓ We achieve the maximum property returns ✓ Regular routine inspections with reports ✓ Maintenance constantly monitored. ✓ Arrears controlled daily www.platinumproperties.com.au Shop 4 Dwyer House, 256 Nicklin Way, Warana T: 5437 8806

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Waterfront Entertainer 24 Sunbird Chase, PARREARRA Immaculately presented throughout and ready to move in and enjoy, this appealing property features great outdoor living spaces to relax and unwind with family and friends. A spacious open plan design takes in the sweeping water views and offers impressive multiple formal and informal lounge and dining areas. The property is ideally positioned, only a hop, skip and jump to local amenities, Kawana Shopping World, gold class cinemas, restaurants, pristine coastal beaches, and the Kawana Health Hub and hospital precinct.

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• Private Jetty to moor your large boat • Master with ensuite and walk in robe • 4 living areas including parents retreat • Centrally located kitchen, with quality appliances • 20 meter wide canal frontage with ocean access • Outdoor covered alfresco entertainment area

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PROPERTY

5442 1888

Real Estate

Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE

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PARK LIKE ACREAGE LIVING • Set on nearly 2 acres (7697m2), this park like acreage is peaceful and private and offers versatility and convenience • Family home with 2 separate living areas, light-filled and airy • Kitchen is centrally positioned and leads onto expansive covered alfresco area with north east aspect and views across acreage • Raked timber lined cathedral ceilings add character and charm • The home is comfortable and spacious with eco friendly features • Double car accommodation plus gated side access to the property

Price: Value Acreage Buying Open: Saturday 1 - 1.40pm Contact: John Pyne 0418 710 209 Property ID: 592604

conveniences, 4bdrms, 2bath, 2 car on flat block – Potential plus!

SAT. 11 – 11.40 LOW $500,000S

WOOMBYE: UNIT 3/29A BLACKALL STREET. Perfect entry level unit in complex of 4, 2bed, 1 bath, 1car, great investment or first home, central location

SAT. 12 – 12.40 $277,000

WOOMBYE: 7 RAINBOW CRT. Ideal family home, offering close proximity to all

WOOMBYE: UNITS 1 & 2,16 HORIZON WAY. Freestanding Duplex. ‘Brand New’ – both SAT. 12 – 12.40 $469,500 PER UNIT 3brms,2bath,1car, outdoor entertaining, spacious living – Top Views NAMBOUR: U36.70 NETHERTON ST – Townhouse in secure, managed complex. 2brms, 1bath,1car lock up, private courtyard, popular complex to buy in

PRICED TO SELL $260,000

WOOMBYE: CHARMING QUEENSLANDER ON ½ ACRE BLOCK. 6brms, 3bath, 2car. PRICED TO SELL AT $679,000 Elevated location, long range panoramic views from front deck & living areas. PALMWOODS: NEW TOWNHOUSES – for sale. 2brms, 1bath, 1car – all with own undercover o/door area. 2 styles to choose from – ideal investment!

WOOMBYE: MASSIVE DUAL LIVING MASTERPIECE. 6brms, 4bath, 3car. Impressive 516sqm u/roof. Decks, outdoor entertaining, pool, office, 2 living areas + more!

CALL TO INSPECT FROM $369,000 BY APPOINTMENT VALUE FROM $800,000

GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY Development opportunities in Alexandra Headland’s golden triangle are as rare as hen’s teeth, so act fast to avoid missing this. Presented to the market for the very first time, this original family home rests on a prized corner block in the highly sought-after area. The property is fully fenced with low-maintenance gardens and a spacious living and dining room connects to a rear balcony with glimpses of the ocean. Just 400 metres to the beach, the property offers amazing potential to be transformed into a dream home or residential development due to medium-density zoning. Seize the opportunity to enjoy a the beachside lifestyle.

34 GEORGE STREET, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND 4 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Auction on site Saturday July 21 @ 12pm McGrath Mooloolaba 5450 8000 Carlie Penn 0417 771 702 Damien Michael 0413 024 124

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

21 Wian Street, BUDERIM

4 Bed | 3 Bath | 1 Car

• Four spacious bedrooms three offering built-in cupboards, two with ensuites • Sleek kitchen, quality appliances, dishwasher and abundance of storage • Voluminous interiors with formal and casual living spaces • Ducted air-conditioning throughout, new colorbond roof • Single carport, room for a pool set on a large 824 sqm parcel

Tanya Mungomery 0414 260 711 tanya@tmestateagents.com.au

AUCTION Saturday 21st July 4pm View Saturday 14th July 1.30pm – 2.00pm

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6 Sunnyridge Rise, BUDERIM

4 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car

• Modern kitchen with breakfast bar, dishwasher, walk in pantry • Master suite with ensuite, walk-in robe and external access to pool • Relaxed indoor/outdoor lifestyle overlooking sparkling pool • Unique landscaped gardens with private rear decks and fire pit • Low maintenance 892sqm block bordering bush reserve

Tanya Mungomery 0414 260 711 tanya@tmestateagents.com.au

AUCTION Saturday 14th July 4pm View Saturday 14th July 3.30pm – 4.00pm

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

1 Yinneburra Street Yaroomba

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YOUR ABSOLUTE BEACHFRONT OPPORTUNITY!

View Saturday 2:00pm - 2:30pm Auction On-site 21st July 2pm

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• This property with the beach as your front lawn has sensational views from the decks on both levels • Watch the surfers compete with the dolphins for the best wave while relaxing in your deck chair • Count the whales frolicking as they migrate with their young, an amazing spectacle • Enjoy true beachside living in this quaint original beach house or design and build your new dream home • The limited beach front location of this quiet cul de sac is lined with many modern multi-million dollar homes The owners have decided that it’s time for you to reap the same pleasure that they have had from sharing this wonderful location with friends and family for the past 32 years. This extremely rare offering will attract astute buyers so an early inspection is highly recommended, offers prior to auction will be presented for consideration

North Shore Realty 1792 The Esplanade, Coolum Beach 5446 2500

6 Clematis Court Marcoola

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View Saturday, Tuesday & Thursday 1 - 1:30pm Auction On-site 28th July 12pm

• You are so close to the beach that you can listen to the surf from this spacious family home in beachside Marcoola • Two storey brick and tile construction on a great sized 637m2 block • Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and rare lock up garaging for three vehicles • Main bedroom offers walk in robe, parents retreat and a private north facing balcony capturing views of Mt Coolum • Central kitchen provides access to two separate living areas including sunken main lounge plus servery from kitchen to dining • North east aspected undercover outdoor entertaining area featuring spa overflowing to inground swimming pool • Marcoola Surf Club, patrolled beach and local shops are no more than a stones throw away • Our owners already have their next move planned and are committed to selling this wonderful Marcoola home myweeklypreview.com.au

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LUXURY BEACHSIDE LIVING

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ffering a new standard in beachside living, The Hedge takes full advantage of its idyllic location. Across the road, Kawana Shoppingworld features an array of shops or cafes, with a new cinema complex coming soon. Stroll to the patrolled beach through the tropical landscaped grounds to the surf club, or enjoy local surfing and fishing. There is also a great selection of walking and bike paths to explore along the coastline. Residents will enjoy their own private swimming pool, spa and gym and elevated garden retreat above the ground floor.

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THE HEDGE URBAN BEACHSIDE LIVING View by appointment McGrath Estate Agents 5450 8000 Kylie Bond 0427 626 359 Todd McKee 0418 737 197

07 5445 9200 07 5445 9211 sales@barnbyrealestate.com.au www.barnbyrealestate.com.au

Welcome to the Team Sam! Hi I’m Sam Coskun ACREAGE HOME REDUCED PRICE TO SELL “Owners moved on – price REDUCED to SELL!” Unpack and relax enjoy the views, numerous tropical fruit bearing trees including macadamias, mandarins, custard apples and a lot more. What a better way to come home, than into a raised cathedral ceiling lounge, dining area which flows past the renovated kitchen with gas and electric cooking, and out to a private undercover deck overlooking the in ground pool with extended green views of the green hills across the joining large acreages ..

• POOL • Large study or 4th Bedroom • Freshly renovated kitchen and ensuite • Solar panels • Air Con and ceiling fans • 6X6 Colorbond Shed

Open for Inspection: Thursday 4 - 4.30pm & Saturday 10.30 - 11am 4 BED | 2 BATH | 4 CAR | Pool Craig Barnby 0427 533 731 Address: 33 Towen Mountain Rd Towen Mountain. craig@barnbyrealestate.com.au Price: REDUCED to $599K

your Agent for Nambour and the surrounding area, call me or invite me to your home for a free no obligation appraisal. Mobile: 0423 300 355 Email: sam@barnbyrealestate.com.au

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FOR SALE

DREAM DESIGNER HOME 14 LIGHTHOUSE CIRCUIT, BIRTINYA

This exceptional designer waterfront home deserves your attention. It commands a desirable easterly aspect with picturesque views over Lake Kawana. This perfectly designed residence is all about lifestyle and convenience. Set over two levels in a quiet cul-de-sac, this impeccable abode offers the quintessential coastal lifestyle. Beautifully appointed, the home combines functionality with sophistication and style and the convenience of low-maintenance living. Large glass doors seamlessly connect the covered outdoor entertaining area, where you can enjoy the magnificent backdrop from a private spa and garden or maximise leisure time with endless walking/cycle paths along the lake, connecting you to cafes, parks, restaurants and the upcoming shopping centre.

3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Forthcoming auction Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526

FOR SALE

11/75 Sixth Avenue, Maroochydore Located perfectly in the beachside precinct of Maroochydore this is value for money. • Just a few steps to the patrolled beach • Bowls, RSL and Surf Clubs a few minutes • Rooftop balcony - lounge in the sunshine • Well appointed, modern and appealing • Sparkling resort pool and amenities • Excellent onsite management

3 Eric Street, Nambour

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First Home Buyer or Investor? Neat & Tidy Home Ready To Move In, Plus Redevelopment Potential • 769 Metre Block with Large Backyard • Bathroom, Ensuite plus Separate Shower • 3 Air Conditioners and Insulation • Walking Distance to Schools, Hospital & Shopping • Garage/Shed and Carport • Opportunity Knocks, Don’t Miss Out

Price: $389,000

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Inspect: Saturday 11.00 - 11.30am www.outstandingagents.com.au ID: 20040532 Gary Hoffmann 0402 737 532 RE/MAX Property Sales

outstandingagents.com.au

ADDRESS 103 Currie St, Nambour QLD 4560

Each office independently owned and operated

OFFICE 5470 7000

AUCTION SUNDAY

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Price: $289,000 Inspect: Contact Agent View: remaxcoastandcountry.com.au/20030252 Chris Ryan 0455 974 039 RE/MAX Coast and Country

23 Scribbly Gum Drive, Meridan Plains • Quiet street & short walk to Pacific Lutheran school • Close to local parks and bike tracks • Families enjoy a sociable community lifestyle • 3 living areas - rumpus / games room , separate theatre room & formal dining • Glass fenced inground family size pool • Master bed opp. Side of home to 4 beds PLUS office • Offers accepted PRIOR to Auction Date

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remaxcoastandcountry.com.au

ADDRESS 2 Main St, Buderim QLD 4556

Each office independently owned and operated

OFFICE 5476 7654

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UPCOMING AUCTIONS

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

29 CARWOOLA CRESCENT, MOOLOOLABA $3,250,000 / 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Alan Riley & Loren Wimhurst

23 SCRIBBLY GUM DRIVE, MERIDAN PLAINS Auction on site Sunday July 15 @ 12.30pm RE/MAX Coast and Country 5476 7654 Greg Keily 0432 423 868

10 KOOYONGA COURT, NAMBOUR $395,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 3 car Carolans First National Real Estate, Andy Sharma & Jamie Costello

28 MURRINDI STREET, MINYAMA Auction on site Saturday July 14 @ 1pm Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526 49 COOLIBAH STREET, MUDJIMBA Auction on site Saturday July 14 @ 9am North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Brad Reed 0419 788 625

22 Paperbark Place, Mudjimba

22 PAPERBARK PLACE, MUDJIMBA Auction at North Shore Realty, Marcoola Saturday July 14 @ 1pm North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Brad Reed 0419 788 625

495 GLENVIEW ROAD, GLENVIEW Under negotiation / 4 bed, 3 bath, 4 car Ray White Caloundra 5491 5055 Thomas Garland 0412 161 123 Andrew Garland 0403 851 777

161/2 GRAND PARADE, PARREARRA $477,000 / 2 bed, 2 bath, 2 car, pool Century 21 Grant Smith Property, Grant Smith

AUCTION RESULTS

The easiest way to check out the latest auction results.

6 Sunnyridge Rise, Buderim

52 CREEKSIDE DRIVE, SIPPY DOWNS $540,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Harcourts Buderim, Justin Boyanton & Jarrad McCarthy 51 TREVALLY STREET, TIN CAN BAY $290,000 / 3 bed, 1 bath, 2 car Carolans First National Real Estate, Kathy Mulheron

MARKET TRACKER A list of what’s recently sold on the Coast:

11 ECKERSLEY AVENUE, BUDERIM Auction on site Saturday July 14 @ 10am Colliers International 5478 3788 James Enticknap 0403 546 864 Baydn Dodds 0418 173 187

1 TAMINGA STREET, WURTULLA $705,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 3 car Next Property Group, Karen Jones

2/152 BURNETT STREET, BUDERIM $420,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Harcourts Buderim, Jarrad McCarthy & Justin Boyanton 749 DIDDILLIBAH ROAD, DIDDILLIBAH $407,000 / residential land Harcourts Buderim, Jarrad McCarthy

6 SUNNYRIDGE RISE, BUDERIM Auction on site Saturday July 14 @ 4pm TM Estate Agents 0414 260 711 Tanya Mungomery 0414 260 711 212 WHITES ROAD, MOUNT MELLUM Auction on site Saturday July 14 @ 11am Young Property Group 5445 1800 Greg Young 0488 238 988

5/22 NETHERTON STREET, NAMBOUR $235,000 / 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car Carolans First National Real Estate, Andy Sharma

1/13 SPOONBILL DRIVE, FOREST GLEN $480,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Carolans First National Real Estate, Warren Nonmus

23 Scribbly Gum Drive, Meridan Plains

18 CURRONG STREET, MINYAMA $715,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Alan Riley

28 Murrindi Street, Minyama *As supplied by contributing real estate agencies

We put you first MOOLOOLABA ‘SAINT MALO’ 2/5-9 FOOTE STREET

OFFERS OVER $1,050,000 CONSIDERED

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KULUIN 8 TAREE COURT

MID $500,000 BUYERS

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Spacious Open Plan Family Home in a quiet Court • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, modern family home • Very Spacious kitchen, open plan living areas to enjoy • Air-conditioned, fully insulated, elevated for breezes • Oversized double carport with additional stotage • Large outdoor decking area taking in a lovely outlook • Approx. 638m2 of land in a quiet / peaceful location

Design, Style and Room to Entertain! This very generous sized (282m2) apartment features a northerly orientation and high ceilings, providing ample natural light. Oversized living spills onto a large private terrace with access to the pool and spa deck, with rear terrace providing access to the full sized tennis court and BBQ area. Designed to capture the ocean breeze, and supplemented a fully ducted reverse cycle air conditioning system. Lift access to the basement & double INSPECT Saturday 11-11:30am garage, separate storage areas plus the sauna & gymnasium. FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 07 5444 0800 Positioned in Mooloolaba’s most exclusive residential apartment precinct away from the holiday crowds but an easy PAUL & LISA ANGELL 0438 468 378 stroll across to the river or to beach, shops and restaurants. WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

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Kuluin - 5446 6186

Situated in the popular Kuluin area and within very short distance to the local shops, primary school, child care, parks and public transport. A short drive to the Maroochy river, boat ramp, Sunshine Plaza & beaches. INSPECT Saturday 11-11:45am FIRST NATIONAL RIVERSIDE 5446 6186 JASON BURNS 0417 762 001 WEB www.firstnationalriverside.com.au

Maroochydore - 5443 3377 Mooloolaba - 5444 0800 Nambour - 5441 1344 Sippy Downs - 5450 1515 myweeklypreview.com.au

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PROPERTY

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ive a life of luxury in this rare four-bedroom top-floor, newly renovated apartment located directly opposite Double Bay Beach Park with an idyllic outlook and views to Mooloolaba. Enjoy outdoor living all year round on the massive north-facing balcony with remote control all-weather roll-down blinds or unwind on the southern balcony, which is a lovely leafy and private area to sit and relax. Feel the lovely sea breezes and enjoy natural light while being assured privacy and peace. You will appreciate the luxe touches throughout the large apartment and complex facilities.

212 Whites Road, Mount Mellum Qld 4 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car View: Prior to Auction, 10 to 11am This hobby farm was purchased in 1988 and since then, the owners have transformed this 12-acre property into a beautiful rural retreat offering privacy, space, tranquillity with coastal views. Income is obtained from the vanilla vines and coffee and tea plantations. The federation style home is solid and in good condition with 4 large bedrooms with built-ins, office, ensuite. MUST BE SOLD. myweeklypreview.com.au

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• 4.86 hectares (12 acres) • Federation style home – 4 bedrooms, office • Large 12m x 9m Colorbond shed • Vanilla vine plantation with income • Coffee and tea plantation with income • Only 4 kilometres to Landsborough • Will impress all who inspect

16/38 BAHAMAS CIRCUIT, KAWANA ISLAND 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car $679,000 The Property League 5476 3579 Leanne King 0439 910 235

Auction on-site: This Saturday 14th July 2018 - 11am Agent: Greg Young p: 0488 238 988 e: greg@youngpropertygroup.com.au youngpropertygroup.com.au My Weekly Preview | July 13, 2018 69

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TV GUIDE

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SEVEN (CH6)

NINE (CH5)

WIN (CH8)

SBS (CH3)

FRIDAY

6pm Think Tank. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Gardening Australia. Meets an artist who creates works with plants. 8.30 Endeavour. (M) Morse investigates an assassination. 10.00 QI. (M) 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 Proposal. (2009) (PG) Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds. An editor gets engaged to her assistant. 10.50 Tennis. Wimbledon. Day 11. Men’s singles semi-finals.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Friday Night Football Preview. 7.55 Rugby League. NRL. Round 18. Newcastle Knights v Parramatta Eels. From McDonald Jones Stadium, NSW. 10.45 MOVIE Training Day. (2001) (M) Denzel Washington.

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Living Room. 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. (M) A guide to being a good guest. 9.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 10.30 Shark Tank. (PG) 11.30 WIN News.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 Extreme Railway Journeys: Crossing The Baltics. 8.25 How Reagan and Thatcher Saved The World. (M) The story of the hole in the ozone layer. 9.30 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 7. Fougères to Chartres. 231 km flat stage. From France.

SATURDAY

6pm Compass. 6.30 Back Roads. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Shakespeare And Hathaway. (M) 8.15 Poldark. (M) 9.15 Call The Midwife. (M) 10.20 Jack Irish. (M)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 MOVIE The BFG. (2016) (G) Mark Rylance. 9.30 MOVIE Alice Through The Looking Glass. (2016) (PG) Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp. Alice returns to Wonderland. 11.45 Tennis. Wimbledon. Day 12. Women’s singles final.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 Australian Ninja Warrior. (PG) Everyday Australians tackle a challenging obstacle course for the right to become Australia’s Ninja Warrior.

6pm Luxury Escapes. 6.30 Planes Gone Viral. (PG) 7.30 Ambulance. (M) Paramedics deal with the consequences of a storm. 8.45 NCIS: New Orleans. (M) The squad searches for missing opioids. 10.45 Instinct. (M) 11.45 48 Hours. (M)

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 Marie Antoinette’s Secret Versailles. A portrait of Marie Antoinette. 8.30 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 8. Dreux to Amiens Métropole. 181 km flat stage. From France. 11.00 Soccer. FIFA World Cup. Third place play-off.

SUNDAY

6pm Back In Time For Dinner. 7.00 ABC News Sunday. 7.40 Grand Designs New Zealand. (PG) Hosted by Chris Moller. 8.30 Jack Irish. (M) Jack continues to investigate the two deaths. 9.25 F*!#ing Adelaide. (M) Part 1 of 3. 10.00 Vera. (M)

6pm News. 7.00 House Rules. (PG) 8.20 Sunday Night. Hosted by Melissa Doyle. 9.20 Crimes That Shook The World: The Lucie Blackman Murder. (M) A look the murder of Lucie Blackman. 10.20 Surveillance Oz. (PG)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 Australian Ninja Warrior. (PG) 8.40 60 Minutes. Current affairs program. 9.40 Killer Women With Piers Morgan: Jennifer Mee. (PG) 10.40 Guiltology: The Atlanta Bombings. (M) 11.40 Major Crimes. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 The Sunday Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. The contestants tackle a mystery box challenge. 9.15 Sports Tonight. Coverage of the latest sporting news. 10.00 NCIS. (M) 11.00 The Sunday Project.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 First Civilisations: Religion. (PG) Part 2 of 4. 8.30 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 9. Arras Citadelle to Roubaix. 156.5 km hilly stage. From France. 11.00 Soccer. FIFA World Cup. Final.

MONDAY

6pm Think Tank. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Back Roads: Robinvale. 8.30 Four Corners. Hosted by Sarah Ferguson. 9.15 Media Watch. (PG) Hosted by Paul Barry. 9.35 Helpmann Awards.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 House Rules. (PG) 8.45 First Dates Australia. (PG) Singles go on first dates. 10.00 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Australian Ninja Warrior. (PG) 9.10 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) Leonard secures a wedding venue for Sheldon and Amy. 10.10 100% Footy. (M) Featuring the latest rugby league news. 11.10 Two And A Half Men. (PG)

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) Hosted by Tom Gleisner. 9.30 The Graham Norton Show. (M) 10.30 Man With A Plan. (PG) 11.00 The Project.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 Lady Jane Grey: Murder of A Child Queen: Live To Die. (PG) Part 3 of 3. 8.40 The Perfect Body. A look at the “perfect” human body. 10.25 24 Hours In Emergency: Quality Of Life. (M)

TUESDAY

6pm Think Tank. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Foreign Correspondent. 8.30 The Truth About Getting Fit. Hosted by Michael Mosley. 9.30 Joanna Lumley’s Japan. Part 2 of 3. 10.20 ABC Late News.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Endless Summer: 30 Years Of Home And Away. (PG) 8.30 Interview. (M) Hosted by Andrew Denton. 9.30 Swipe Right For Murder: Clare. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Australian Ninja Warrior. (PG) 9.10 MOVIE The Equalizer. (2014) (MA15+) Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz. A former black-ops agent, who faked his death, comes out of retirement to rescue a girl. 11.50 The Closer. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. Contestants tackle a cooking challenge. 8.30 Shark Tank. (PG) Hosted by Sarah Harris. 9.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) 11.30 WIN’s All Australian News.

6pm Nigellissima. 6.30 News. 7.30 Who Do You Think You Are? 8.30 Insight. Presented by Jenny Brockie. 9.30 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 10.

WEDNESDAY

7.30pm 7.30. 8.00 Anh’s Brush With Fame. (PG) 8.30 The Weekly With Charlie Pickering. (M) 9.00 You Can’t Ask That: Ex-Reality TV Stars. (MA15+) 9.30 Adam Hills: The Last Leg. 10.10 Tonightly With Tom Ballard. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 The Single Wives. (M) Hosted by Fifi Box. 8.50 Modern Family. (PG) DeDe drops in unexpectedly. 10.50 Splitting Up Together. (M) 11.50 Hell’s Kitchen USA. (MA15+)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Britain’s Got Talent. (PG) Hosted by Ant and Dec. 9.30 Britain’s Got More Talent. (PG) Presented by Stephen Mulhern. 10.30 Embarrassing Bodies. (M) 11.30 Lethal Weapon. (M) Two cops work a beat in Los Angeles.

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 8.45 Instinct. (M) Dylan and Lizzie look into an attempted murder. 9.45 Madam Secretary. (PG) An American citizen is kidnapped. 10.45 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 11.45 WIN News.

6.30pm News. 7.35 Robson Green’s Australian Adventure: Queensland. (PG) 8.30 24 Hours In Emergency: Coming Home. (M) A cyclist crashes face first into a car. 9.30 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 11.

THURSDAY

YOUR PRIME TIME TV GUIDE

6pm Think Tank. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Grand Designs Australia. (PG) 8.50 Everyone’s A Critic. (PG) Australians examine works of art. 9.20 Victoria. (PG) Albert’s settlement is rejected by parliament. 10.10 ABC Late News.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 The Single Wives. (M) 8.45 Flights From Hell: Caught On Camera. (PG) Explores extreme behaviour in airports and on planes. 9.45 World’s Deadliest Weather: Caught On Camera. (PG)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 ACA. 7.30 Thursday Night Football Preview. 7.50 Rugby League. NRL. Round 19. Parramatta Eels v Canterbury Bulldogs. 9.45 The NRL Footy Show. (M) 11.00 AFL Footy Show. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. A look at the day’s news. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. Contestants face elimination. 9.30 Blue Bloods. (M) Henry becomes a key witness on a case. 11.30 WIN’s All Australian News.

7.30pm Great British Railway Journeys. (PG) 8.00 Peter Kuruvita’s Coastal Kitchen. 8.30 Cycling. Tour de France. Stage 12. Bourg-Saint-Maurice Les Arcs to Alpe d’Huez. 175.5 km mountain stage. From France.

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TV GUIDE

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7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Hard Quiz. 8.30 Gruen XL. 9.15 Detectorists. 9.55 Tonightly With Tom Ballard. 10.25 The Black Adder. 11.00 The Thick Of It.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Border Security: Int. 8.30 The Nation’s Favourite Elton John Song. 10.00 Wimbledon. Day 11. Men’s singles semi-finals.

6pm MythBusters. (PG) 7.00 Friday Night Countdown. 7.30 Football. AFL. Round 17. St Kilda v Carlton. 11.15 Family Guy. (M) 11.45 Bid And Destroy. (PG)

6pm MOVIE The Adventures Of Elmo In Grouchland. (1999) (G) 7.30 MOVIE Kung Fu Panda. (2008) (PG) 9.15 MOVIE Spider-Man. (2002) (M) Tobey Maguire. 11.45 WWE Smackdown. (MA15+)

6pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.00 Keeping Up Appearances. (PG) 7.30 Walking The Himalayas. (M) 8.35 MOVIE The Thomas Crown Affair. (1999) (M) 11.00 Chicago Justice.

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

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 8.00 Will & Grace. (PG) 8.30 Charmed. (PG) 9.30 Buffy The Vampire Slayer. (d) 10.30 Sex And The City. 11.00 James Corden.

7.20pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Would I Lie To You? 8.30 Mock The Week. 9.00 Russell Howard’s Stand-Up Central. 9.25 Live At The Apollo.

6.30pm Air Crash Investigation. 7.30 Paddington Station 24/7. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 10.45 Wimbledon. Day 12. Women’s singles final. 11.45 Crash Investigation Unit.

6pm Big Kitchens. (PG) 7.00 Football. AFL. Round 17. Gold Coast v Essendon. 10.00 Rugby Union. World Series Rugby. Western Force v Samoa. 12am Barter Kings. (PG)

7pm MOVIE Babe: Pig In The City. (1998) (G) 9.00 MOVIE Look Who’s Talking Too. (1990) (PG) John Travolta, Kirstie Alley. 10.40 2 Broke Girls. (M) 11.40 Kevin Can Wait. (PG)

7pm MOVIE The Living Daylights. (1987) (PG) Timothy Dalton, Maryam D’Abo, Jeroen Krabbé. 9.40 MOVIE Licence To Kill. (1989) (M) Timothy Dalton, Carey Lowell, Robert Davi.

6pm All 4 Adventure. (PG) 7.00 Scorpion. (PG) 8.00 MacGyver. (M) 9.00 Bergerac. (M) 11.20 Allo! Allo! (PG)

6pm Frasier. 6.30 Raymond. 7.30 All-Star Family Feud. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 9.30 Car Crash Global: Caught On Camera. (PG) 10.30 Robotech: Macross Saga.

SUNDAY

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Penn & Teller: Fool Us. 8.40 Adam Hills: Happyism. 9.30 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. 10.15 Russell Howard’s Stand-Up Central.

6pm Mighty Ships. 7.00 Britain’s Busiest Airport: Heathrow. 8.00 The Force: BTL. (PG) 8.30 Border Security. (PG) 10.00 Motorway Patrol. (M) 10.30 Highway Cops. 11.00 The Force: BTL.

8.30pm MOVIE Iron Man 2. (2010) (M) Robert Downey Jr, Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow. 11.00 Rude Tube. (M) 12am Cajun Pawn Stars. (PG) 12.30 Swamp People. (PG)

6pm The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Ride Along 2. (2016) (M) Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter. 11.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG)

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

6pm Hogan’s Heroes. 6.30 Scorpion. 7.30 Planes Gone Viral. (PG) 8.30 Countdown To Murder. (MA15+) 9.30 Motorcycle Racing. MotoGP. Race 9. German Grand Prix. 11.00 Sports Tonight.

6pm Frasier. (PG) 7.00 Raymond. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Just Like Heaven. (2005) (PG) Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Jon Heder. 10.30 Will & Grace. (PG) 11.30 Raymond.

MONDAY

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Adam Hills: The Last Leg. 8.40 The Moodys. 9.05 Threesome. 9.30 Tonightly With Tom Ballard. 10.00 Adam Hills: Happyism.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Doc Martin. (PG) 8.30 Foyle’s War. (M) 10.30 Robbie Coltrane’s Critical Evidence. (M) 11.30 Medical Rookies. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Safe House. (2012) (M) Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick. 10.50 MOVIE The Getaway. (1972) (M) Steve McQueen.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Beverly Hills Cop II. (1987) (M) Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow. 11.05 The Big Bang Theory. (PG)

6pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.00 Keeping Up Appearances. 7.30 Death In Paradise. (M) 8.40 New Tricks. (PG) 9.50 Australian Crime Stories. (M) 11.00 Real Detective.

6.30pm Bondi Rescue. (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 Raymond. (PG) 8.00 Will & Grace. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Signs. (2002) Mel Gibson. 10.40 Sex And The City. (MA15+) 11.15 James Corden.

TUESDAY

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Mock The Week. 8.30 The IT Crowd. 9.05 This Country. 9.30 Tonightly With Tom Ballard. 10.00 The Inbetweeners.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 The Vicar Of Dibley. (PG) 8.30 The Last Detective. (M) 10.30 Crimes That Shook The World. (MA15+) 11.30 Medical Rookies. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Outback Truckers. (M) 9.30 Full Custom Garage. (PG) 10.30 Ice Road Truckers. 11.30 D.U.I.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Big Bang. (M) 8.00 Big Bang. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. (1999) (M) 11.00 Big Bang. (PG) 11.30 Big Bang.

6pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.00 Keeping Up Appearances. (PG) 7.30 New Tricks. (M) 8.40 Midsomer Murders. 10.40 Major Crimes. (M) 11.40 The Bletchley Circle. (M)

6.30pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 CSI: Miami. (MA15+) 9.30 CSI: NY. (M) 10.30 Instinct. (M) 11.30 Countdown To Murder. (MA15+)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 8.00 Will & Grace. 8.30 Hughesy, We Have A Problem. (M) 9.30 The Graham Norton Show. (M) 10.30 Sex And The City.

WEDNESDAY

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Absolutely Fabulous. 8.30 Absolutely Fabulous. 9.00 Josh. 9.30 Tonightly With Tom Ballard. 10.00 An Idiot Abroad.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Jonathan Creek. (M) 8.30 Judge John Deed. (M) 10.30 Cities Of The Underworld. (PG) 11.30 Medical Rookies. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.00 The Simpsons. (M) 9.30 Family Guy. (M) 10.30 Family Guy. 11.00 American Dad! 12am Black-ish.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Big Bang. (M) 8.00 Big Bang. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Matrix Reloaded. (2003) (M) 11.10 Big Bang. (PG) 11.40 Big Bang. (M)

6pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.00 Keeping Up Appearances. (PG) 7.30 Aircrash Confidential. 8.40 MOVIE Clear And Present Danger. (1994) (M) 11.35 Cold Case.

6.30pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) 10.30 Shark Tank. (PG) 11.30 CSI: NY. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 8.00 Will & Grace. 8.30 Car Crash Global: Caught On Camera. (PG) 9.30 Planes Gone Viral. (PG) 10.30 Sex And The City.

THURSDAY

DIGITAL CHOICE

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 The Weekly. 8.35 To Be Advised. 9.00 Ronny Chieng: Int Student. 9.30 Tonightly With Tom Ballard. 10.00 Chewing Gum.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Father Brown. (M) 8.30 Murdoch Mysteries. (M) 11.30 Medical Rookies. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE National Treasure. (2004) (PG) 11.05 To Be Advised. 11.30 Rude Tube. 12am Cajun Pawn Stars. 12.30 The Front Bar.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Top Gun. (1986) (PG) Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer. 10.45 Big Bang. (PG) 11.45 WWE Raw. (MA15+)

6pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.00 Keeping Up Appearances. (PG) 7.30 MOVIE Rocky II. (1979) (PG) Sylvester Stallone. 10.00 MOVIE Conan The Destroyer. (1984) (M)

6.30pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 Cops: Adults Only. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Firewalker. (1986) (PG) Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett Jr. 11.10 Instinct. (M)

6pm Family Feud. 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 8.00 Will & Grace. (PG) 8.30 Sex And The City. (M) 9.30 Sex And The City. (MA15+) 11.00 James Corden. (M)

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My Weekly Preview Issue 508  

My Weekly Preview is a high-quality magazine delivering more of what matters to the Sunshine Coast. It features news, business, regular colu...

My Weekly Preview Issue 508  

My Weekly Preview is a high-quality magazine delivering more of what matters to the Sunshine Coast. It features news, business, regular colu...