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’ve just returned from a quick trip to Sydney, and while it was wonderful to spend time celebrating with loved ones in a vibrant Australian city, it has made me appreciate our beautiful peace of paradise a little more. The unique balance of environment and development, our pristine beaches, blue skies and weather are what make the Sunshine Coast truly special. The cold is not something I enjoy and after a few chilly days in the city, I’m happy to be home and packing away my scarves, boots and blazers. Yes, I’m welcoming spring with gusto. Bring on the warmer nights, the pretty skies and the beach days. Spring is also traditionally a time of renewal and reinvigoration. So throw open those windows, let the light in and enjoy the months ahead. To celebrate we chat with some familiar faces, including TV personality Shelley Craft, and get their top tips for spring cleaning the home and body. We also have plenty of local faces in this week’s edition including the inspiring ceramic artist Shannon Garson, who is inviting people into her Maleny home as part of an artistic workshop. You can read the story on page 18. In travel, we jet to Seattle and uncover an interesting US city and, in local news, we chat with Australian band The Waifs ahead of the Caloundra Music Festival. Plus, we have our monthly business feature starting on page 35. Sit back, enjoy, and have a great weekend!


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Birds of Tokyo, John Butler Trio, The Living End, The Waifs and The Temper Trap head up an explosive list of first round artists locked in to perform at the 2018 Caloundra Music Festival. Enjoy four days of sun, surf and soul at beautiful Kings Beach on the Sunshine Coast. Kings Beach and surrounds will come alive to the sounds of a diverse line-up of entertainment featuring the best of Australian music as well as incredible international artists for the 12th annual festival. There will be food, art and local culture, and the natural beauty, creative talents and unique character of the Sunshine Coast will be on show.

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SUNSHINE COAST COLOUR RUN The annual rainbowfest will start at 8.30am and runners will complete five laps of a one-kilometre track with multiple colour stations.

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A chance to enjoy a blissful day of yoga, health and wellbeing, the eighth annual Sunshine Coast Yoga Day offers classes for all skill levels of experience plus workshops and presentations with experienced teachers in a variety of styles. Presenters include Lauren Verona, Heather Kitchen, Mimi Frieser, Stacey Nelson, Tammy Williams and Vivianne Barry. Healthy food and drinks are available to purchase on the day, which runs from 9am to 4pm.

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“She turned to the sunlight and shook her yellow head, and whispered to her neighbour: ‘Winter is dead’.” – A A Milne, author.

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When a spring clean couldn’t be completed without a can of Mr Sheen? Created in Australia in the 1950s, the advertising campaign of the ’70s and ’80s was reportedly recognised by 95 per cent of the population.

WORD OF THE WEEK Biedermeier A bunch of flowers made up of concentric circles of different flowers for a somewhat striped effect.

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DID YOU KNOW? Spring was called Lent in Old English and was called ‘springing-time’ in the 14th century. This was shortened to ‘spring-time’ the following century and eventually became simply ‘spring’ in the 16th century.

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Who doesn’t love spring? The weather is starting to warm up, the days are beautiful and we can pack away our winter boots (hello sandals!). Spring is a time of renewal, a time to reinvigorate different areas of your life. It is the month traditionally associated with spring cleaning the home, but why not take a holistic approach and bring new life to your health, your body and your home?


If you are anything like us, you aren't looking forward to the dreaded spring clean. But with a few simple ideas, you can make this evil necessity a little easier. Jody Allen (pictured) from the Stay at Home Mum website has a solid reputation among Australian mothers as the go-to woman for household tips and ideas. Here are some of her favourite spring cleaning tricks. Get the family involved – Assign a room or

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certain chores to everyone and then promise a reward at the end of the weekend. Set a weekend – Mark it on the calendar. Make a plan and stick to it. Make a checklist of chores – If you know what you are up against, the job will go faster. Get the cleaning equipment ready – Have everything you need the day before. Go to the shops and stock up and then use a basket to carry the supplies from room to room. Don’t forget the walls – Wash the walls from the top down to avoid streaking. Dust from the top and work down – This prevents the spread of dust. De-clutter – Throw away things you don't need and de-clutter drawers and closets that are jam-packed with winter gear. Dust first, vacuum later, mop last – This is the easiest way to avoid cleaning what you just cleaned. Note repairs – While you are cleaning, you may see small areas that need repairs around the house. Jot down what needs to be done and set up a time next weekend to do it. Reward yourself – At the end of the day, treat yourself for a job well done. For more visit stayathomemum.com.au.

SPRING HOME STYLING TIPS Popular television identity Shelley Craft stopped by the Sunshine Coast last weekend for the launch of the new Caloundra Carpet Court store. As a co-host of Channel Nine’s hit show The Block, she knows a thing or two about styling. Here are her top tips. 1. Declutter & clean Spring is the perfect excuse to declutter. I like to make two piles – one with things to donate to a local charity and one for the tip. 2. Flowers I love any excuse to bring the outside in, but spring is especially great for fresh flowers. I use them for a splash of colour, without the commitment of a paint job.

3. Cushions & rugs Cushions and rugs are such a great way to inject some gorgeous spring colour and texture into your home. I like to use them to test out different colours before I go all out on a feature wall, or expensive furniture. Incorporating a vibrant rug into the space can help create a base on which to layer the colours of the season. 4. Reuse and recycle I love trawling op shops for vintage one-off pieces that can be upcycled. Sometimes it takes a bit of imagination, but it’s amazing what a simple sand and once over with wood varnish can do for an old piece. 5. Greenery is always a good idea Greenery is a must for any interior, especially in spring, as it brings life into a space. Don’t overestimate your green thumb. Just because a plant is on trend, doesn’t mean it will work for your room. Make sure you consult local gardening experts to work out the best fit for your lighting and temperature conditions.


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Spring clean your body HEALTH Get your body in tip-top shape. Sunshine Coast naturopath Jodi Chapman of Advanced Wellness shares some tips to boost your energy, health and happiness.


5. 1. Love your food – Increase your fresh raw vegetables with spring and summer salads. Chop your favourite veggies, adding a small piece of chopped fruit throughout for a sweet touch, balanced with roasted nuts and seeds such as almonds, pine nuts, walnuts, macadamias or sesame seeds for an extra boost of vitamin E, calcium, and essential healthy fats in your salad. Drizzle with olive oil, squeezed lemon, or preservative free balsamic vinegar for taste. 2. Love your health – Increase protein and healthy fats, both from animal sources such as deep sea fish, red meat, poultry and eggs, and a variety of vegetable sources such as legumes, avocado, olive oil, coconut oil, nuts and seeds. Your body is made of good fats, omegas 3 and 6, plus proteins, which we require to repair and replace damaged cells and muscle tissue. Carbohydrates are fuel only, so limit to only what you need for each day, reducing simple sugars. Go for complex carbs instead when fuelling – sweet potato, brown rice, or delicious porridge for




breakfast mixed with your favourite berries, chia seeds, flaxseeds and coconut. 3. Love your life – Breathe some fresh air and get yourself outside to enjoy this beautiful weather at least once every day. Find a mountain to climb, a beach to swim, rainforest to hike, go for a bike ride, walk or jog and enjoy the sunrise, sunsets and the stunning rising moon. Love yourself – Take time for quiet thought, listen to music, meditate, read, allow your mind to access your creativity. Love others – Meet with loved ones, allow time for socialising and relaxation. Combat unexpected sadness that can slowly develop when isolation creeps in. Love your liver – Juice organic vegetables for an extra boost in nutrients and be sure to choose new and colourful veg for lots of vitamins and minerals. Love your individuality – Finding the right foods for you can make an big difference to how you detoxify, fluid retention, weight issues, energy, brain clarity and mood. Anything that causes fluid retention reduces every organ’s function, slowly leading to feeling flat, fatigued and unwell. Love your guts – Be conscious of bacterial balance and boost your immune system through healthy probiotics, and homemade antimicrobial food recipes that can reduce the unhealthy bacteria, improving your mood, reducing pain, increasing brain clarity, improving sleep, and reducing signs of digestive bloating, pain, constipation or irritable bowel.

BEAUTY 1. Spring clean your makeup kit. Check the expiration dates on products and replace the old with new. 2. Brighten up your palette with pretty pastels. We love blush, peach, baby blue and silver. 3. Clean that skin! Exfoliating will remove dead skill cells that can accumulate through winter. 4. Let your skin breathe (this goes for both guys and girls). Find a moisturiser that is lighter on the skin for those warmer days. With winter disappearing and skin becoming less

dry and brittle, you can put away that heavy-duty cream. 5. Brighten your complexion with Vitamin C. This miracle vitamin fights radical damage, brightens and evens out skin tone. Try eating citrus, berries and kiwi, or find a great vitamin C skin serum.

Get plenty of sleep. Go to bed early at least five nights per week and aim for eight to nine hours. Jodi Chapman


Head chef Benjamin Limpus from The Grill at The Sebel Pelican Waters Golf Resort and Spa says these are the top five foods we will see coming out of kitchens this spring. Green peas – Coming into season and beautiful when fresh. Green pea and wasabi hummus is great with an Asian-style beer such as Kirin or Saporo. Baby beets – Think pickled beet and quinoa salad with fig balsamic and goat’s cheese. Just remember to wear gloves when peeling as they stain the fingers. Citrus – Lemons, limes and oranges are coming into their best time of year, and least expensive months. Use for cocktails, marinating lamb, seafood and pork. Zest up olives with lemon and orange peel, rosemary and confit garlic for a snack with a chilled and crisp rosÊ. Banana – Great in buttermilk pancakes with caramelised grapefruit, which is also best in spring. Top it with pistachio praline.

Lamb – Lamb is at its best in spring because the traditional breeding cycle means the best eating lambs are born in winter. Chermoulabasted lamb cutlets with cumin-scented pumpkin puree and fresh spring asparagus are sure to be a hit at your next dinner party. Lamb is also great with fennel and spiced rhubarb jam.

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KINGDOM HOUSE TANAWHA GRAND OPENING Kingdom House Tanawha celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, September 1. There was a great sense of joy throughout the evening as hosts Sarah and Jason Sheehy revealed this elegant new venue. Kingdom House Tanawha is set amidst beautiful gardens and features an art gallery, tea gardens and a space for gatherings, workshops and special occasion celebrations.

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200 MEET THE LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION Leader of the Opposition, Deb Frecklington MP, will present her vision for Queensland and what it means for the Sunshine Coast economy at a business breakfast at the Maroochy RSL on September 12 from 6.45am. Presented by the Sunshine Coast Business Council, in conjunction with the Sunshine Coast Chamber Alliance, the breakfast will give local businesses and members of the community the opportunity to talk directly with Ms Frecklington. For more information and to buy tickets, visit scbusinesscouncil.com.au.

LOCAL BARS UNITE FOR BOOZY AFTERNOON TO SUPPORT STRUGGLING FARMERS The owners of seven Mooloolaba bar venues are banding together to present Karma for A Farmer, a local initiative of our beachside businesses to raise money for drought-affected farmers. From midday on September 9, Taps, 313 Social, Dirty Moes, Good Bar, Beach Bar and Grill, Boston Shaker and The Dock Mooloolaba, will be offering thirsty patrons the chance to make a donation to the Aussie Farmers Foundation in exchange for a craft beer. Organising the event is the owner of Taps Mooloolaba, Steve Barber, who says it is just one way to help out those in rural communities.



SUNSHINE COAST BUSINESS WINS NATIONAL AWARD The Australasian Promotional Product Association (APPA) announced the winners of the prestigious and highly sought after APPA Promotional Product Excellence Awards at an exciting award ceremony and gala dinner held at The Star in Sydney in front of 400 of the promotional products industry elite. Sunshine Coast-based The Branding Office, won the Not For Profit category for its work with the Daniel Morcombe Foundation. The Branding Office owner Justin Veivers (pictured with Jodi Veivers) says they supplied the foundation with an A5 LCD brochure, utilising four high-impact videos, which were used to help successfully gain a large grant from the Queensland Government to go towards the building of The House for Daniel, a permanent home for the foundation and their Keeping Kids Safe Program.

NAMBOUR MAN FATHER OF THE YEAR A man who has devoted his life to helping the less fortunate has been named Scripture Union Queensland’s 2018 Father of the Year. Nambour resident Darin Browne was one of four regional finalists for the state-wide Queensland Father of the Year award. Mr Browne and wife Fiona (pictured) raised three daughters and have also been foster parents to troubled children. As a behavioural optometrist, Mr Browne specialises in helping children with learning problems and has helped countless children to change their lives for the better.

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Opportunity knocks for Sunshine Coast jobseekers with a combined 200 jobs opening up at a new Buderim supermarket and insurance giant Youi. Cornetts has announced its new brand of supermarket, Everfresh Market, will open at The Hub in North Buderim on September 12 and it has 80 vacant positions to fill. Meanwhile Youi is looking to recruit 120 people. The roles on offer range from customer service and sales to IT, and will be based at the company’s global headquarters in Sippy Downs. Visit youi.com.au/about-us/careers.

Sunshine Coast surfers made their mark among a strong field of the nation’s best young board riders at the Billabong Parko’s Grom Stomp at Currimundi on the weekend. Coolum Beach’s Ellia Smith won the 16-and-under section, Mount Coolum’s Ashton Pignat took out the 12-and-under boys, Buddina’s Jahly Stokes claimed victory in the 12-and-under girls and Stella Green, also from Buddina, won the 10-and-under girls.

2019 LIGHTNING TEAM After the the high of back-to-back Suncorp Super Netball premierships, Sunshine Coast Lightning players have begun to assess their futures. Six Lightning players are returning for the 2019 season, including Steph Wood, Laura Scherian, Maddy McAuliffe, Karla Pretorius, Cara Koenen and Laura Langman. Goal defender Erena Mikaere is leaving to join New Zealand team Northern Mystics. Coach Noelene Taurua (pictured) is contracted to the Lightning until the end of the 2019 season and will also be in charge when the New Zealand Silver Ferns head to England next year for the Netball World Cup in Liverpool.

SAMARA STILL A WINNER Sunshine Coast’s Samara Welbourne missed out on the coveted Miss World Australia title when the winner was announced on August 31 at the first-ever national final held in Queensland. Gold Coast entrant Taylah Cannon was crowned the winner and Sydney’s Lavinia White was named first runner-up. Miss Cannon is the fifth Queensland winner in six years. Miss Welbourne, a Year 12 student at Mountain Creek State High School, says she entered the competition to raise awareness and funds for Variety Queensland and she raised more than $21,200 during her time as a charity ambassador. myweeklypreview.com.au

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MUM IN FIGHT OF HER LIFE Sunshine Coast mum Heather Boyle is hoping her own struggles with kidney disease will help others. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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hat started as a “little niggle” that Heather Boyle decided to put off having looked at by a doctor has led to the Marcoola resident undergoing 15 surgeries in the past 12 months and the diagnosis that she will lose both of her kidneys in the next 18 months. Far from languishing in her home and worrying about her future of spending six hours every second day on dialysis, Ms Boyle has chosen to adopt a positive outlook on life and is even channelling what little energy she has left into hosting the Sunshine Coast’s first Big Red Kidney Walk on September 9. “I can either sit down and cry in a little hole, or think, ‘Let’s kick this and go forward’,” she says. “I have had such great help from the doctors and nurses who have taken care of me throughout this journey and I believe in karma, so I want to pay it forward to the community to spread some awareness of kidney diseases so other people don’t end up in the same situation.” The 49-year-old single mother says her diagnosis of staghorn calculi, which are

Heather Boyle and daughter Tahni Nawin branched stones that fill the renal system, came on Australia Day 2016 and says her early warning signs were simply feeling lethargic and “a little bit off” and it was her daughter Tahni Nawin who encouraged her to get a blood test done. “I used to do boxing for fun and after a few minutes, your arms feel that heavy that you can hardly lift them, but one day I was

just brushing my daughter’s hair and I was getting that same feeling even though I hadn’t exercised and I knew then something was going wrong,” she says. “But I was busy, so I kept putting it [getting checked] off. I want people to know that if they have a little niggle or something, just get yourself checked out. “If I had caught it earlier, there would have been treatment options and they could have blasted away the stones that were growing in my kidneys and they would not have been damaged. “I would have been able to keep my kidneys. But I have now had 15 surgeries and my combined kidney function is just 13 per cent.” Ms Boyle says once her combined kidney function reaches eight per cent, she will be trained in how to self-dialyse, so she can undergo dialysis at home until she can find a match for a double kidney transplant. “It’s something I will have to deal with for the rest of my life,” she says. “I love my freedom and losing my freedom is just going to be devastating, that part is just going to suck. I do get a little overwhelmed at times, but I know I will

get through it and my daughter has been such a great support for me. She is very wise for her 10 years.” Ms Boyle says the Big Red Kidney Walk will be a unifying community event as well as a great way for her to begin her healing process by connecting with other Sunshine Coast families that have been affected by various kidney diseases. The four-kilometre walk starts at Mudjimba Park at 9am and when the leisurely stroll is complete, people can get involved in an energetic Zumba class, tuck into a sausage sizzle, buy a treat from the bake sale stall, get their face painted or enjoy live entertainment from Dylan Maitland and the GMU Aboriginal Dance Troupe. Every dollar raised will go towards Kidney Health Australia’s services for the more than 1.7 million Australians affected by kidney disease, including Kidney Kids Camps, the Big Red Kidney Bus mobile dialysis service, the Kidney Transplant houses and the Kidney Helpline.

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THE WAIFS ARE BACK Perennial tourers and music festival favourites The Waifs are returning to the Sunshine Coast, appearing at the Caloundra Music Festival for the first time. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.


lthough they have already visited the Sunshine Coast as part of their Ironbark 25th Anniversary tour, The Waifs are set to return sooner than expected, when they play the Caloundra Music Festival. The Waifs, featuring Josh Cunningham and sisters Vikki Thorn and Donna Simpson, decided they didn’t want the fun on their extensive regional tour to end. They’ve looped back to cover some smaller regional areas and will slip in between Blue King Brown and John Butler Trio to perform on the Soul Stage at the Caloundra Music Festival later this month. Mr Cunningham says it will be their debut CMF appearance on September 29 and he is looking forward to experiencing the unique vibe and the outdoor setting at the Kings Beach amphitheatre. “We have made so many special memories in those kinds of settings over the years, so it will be nice to experience that part of the world,” he says. The Waifs’ magnetic set will include Higher Ground, the second single from their eighth studio album Ironbark, which earned them their first ARIA number one, the icing

Donna Simpson, Josh Cunningham and Vikki Thorn on the cake for their 25th anniversary celebrations on top of two sold out tours in 2017. “It’s been a very eventful year for me, with lots of big heavy things on the personal front, but we are moving in the right direction and the tour is a bright spark for all of us,” he says. “When you live in a beautiful part of the

world with a nice climate, it rubs off on the psyche of the people there and the Sunshine Coast is a happy, positive place.” Mr Cunningham says while their early touring days consisted of the trio piling into the HiAce and driving to various towns around the country, they now all have families and their touring has to be more concise and efficient.

“It’s hard for me to be away from family too often or for too long,” he says. “But I am looking forward to catching some music and reuniting with friends at the festival. “Both acts either side of us are good friends of ours and we don’t see much of each other unless we are at a festival and we can spend some time together after our sets. “There may also be some Waifs kiddies in the crowd, we’re not too sure yet.” There will also be plenty of other ‘kiddies’ and their families enjoying another stellar line-up for the 12th annual festival, which is on from September 28 to October 1. The beautiful Kings Beach and surrounds will be home to the sounds of a diverse line-up of entertainment featuring the best of Australian music as well as renowned international artists. The headliners include Birds of Tokyo, Daryl Braithwaite, The Living End, Seth Sentry, The Temper Trap, The Screaming Jets and many more.

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MISTRESS OF CLAY DARES YOU TO CREATE Acclaimed Maleny ceramic artist Shannon Garson is inviting people into her home and into her world as an artist, in an effort to encourage them to tap into their creativity – something she says is lacking in many people’s lives. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.


ward-winning ceramic artist Shannon Garson is on a mission to help people tap into their creativity, saying it’s a way to bring happiness and relaxation to an increasingly busy and stressed society. The Maleny artist is a finalist in the Queensland Regional Arts Award for her work The Epic Flight of the Arctic Tern, the latest in a string of awards and accolades that stretch back through her 25-year career. Sensing a lack of creative outlets in the lives of many people she meets through her exhibitions here and overseas, this year she began running retreats for people who want to meet artists in their homes, watch them work in their studios and do a workshop with them either for pure enjoyment, or perhaps to uncover a latent talent. “I can see this hunger in people to want to know what artists do,” she says. “People ask me a lot of questions whenever I do exhibitions and I can see they really want to connect with their creativity, but they just don’t know what to do.” Ms Garson feels fortunate to work as a full-time artist – supplementing her ceramics sales with speaking engagements and writing for industry publications – but acknowledges this lifestyle isn’t feasible for everyone. “Even if you have to go back to your job in an office or whatever you might do, being creative helps you in a real way in your job and all areas of your life. It hooks you into a way of thinking and you can flip your mind across. Being creative actually assists you with tasks you wouldn’t expect.” Ms Garson began her career as a painter in 1985 after completing a Bachelor of Visual Art and quickly found her vocation in ceramic art. Paintings hanging on gallery walls didn’t excite her the way something tactile could. She felt a burning desire to make fine white porcelain pots as a base for her visual art, which is inspired by nature – leaves, shrubs, trees, flowers, birds and bird nests. Her goal has always been to make art people would use in their everyday lives. In 2005 she was granted a $20,000 Churchill Fellowship to travel to France and Italy to study the ceramic collections there and undertook a four-week residency at Dartington Pottery in Devon, in the UK. “When you get a Churchill Fellowship, you have to have

In October, she’ll invite the community into her charming home when she runs her second retreat for the year. “We’re running a retreat for two days at the Old Witta School with my friend Nanna Bayer, a Finnish artist who lives in Tasmania. We’re both taking workshops, and in the middle of the two days, we’re having a big feast at my house, so everyone gets to come to my house, be in my space and have a look at my studio. We’ll have beautiful food, music, storytelling and a bonfire. “I didn’t design this retreat specifically for potters. I how there are thousands of people out there who feel like they’re creative but they’re not connecting with it at the moment. I get that. When you’re busy, it’s hard to flip your brain into creative mode. This is a kickstarter. “One thing I think that is essential to being creative is being able to recognise when there’s a little tiny thread of something you’re interested in, follow that through to its conclusion.”

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4. What music do you listen to while you work? Lately I’ve been listening to Beth Orton’s Sugaring Season. 5. What’s something about you people would be surprised to know? If I wasn’t an artist and I could sing, my ideal job would be a backup singer in an all-girl band.

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A GRANDFATHER’S GIFT Musician and proud grandfather Barry Bull is heading back to the stage, raising funds and awareness for local organisation Hear and Say. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.


hat a beautiful noise comin’ up from the park, it’s the song of the kids and it plays until dark.” The lyrics of Neil Diamond’s 1976 hit Beautiful Noise will take on a whole new meaning when musician Barry Bull sings them at his annual Gift of Sound fundraising concert for Hear and Say. The September 9 concert will be the third major fundraiser Mr Bull has held since his youngest grandson Archie Cavanagh received bilateral cochlear implants at 11 months old. Mr Bull says when Archie was born profoundly deaf, he was devastated that his grandson would never know the joy of music and the melodies that have been a passion and career for Mr Bull, who is the former owner of Brisbane’s iconic Toombul Music. But Mr Bull says the support Archie and his family have received from Hear and Say over the years has been immense, and his grandson is hearing and communicating at the same level as others in his age group. “The beauty of sound is something which we all take for granted until one of your own is disadvantaged,” Mr Bull says. “Archie will turn four in a few months and his progress at Hear and Say has been nothing short of amazing. He is not missing a moment of everyday learning, and his social skills are simply endearing.” Mr Bull became a Hear and Say Community Champion, combining his great loves – family and music. He is now able to share his grandson’s story and raise awareness and funds to

Archie Cavanagh and (inset) Archie with grandad Barry Bull support the amazing work of the organisation through an afternoon of music and inspirational stories to ensure more children can continue to receive the gift of sound. Mr Bull has raised around $30,000 for Hear and Say in the past three years through his concerts at the Mooloolaba Surf Club, as well as smaller concerts he performs for community groups throughout the year. “It costs $10,000 a year for five years just to teach one child at Hear and Say and while they get some government

subsidies, they have to raise the majority of their funding through events like my concerts,” he says. Last year, Archie jumped on stage mid-concert to help his grandad belt out Elvis’ All Shook Up and Mr Bull says there’s no telling how his delightfully unpredictable grandson might contribute to the entertainment at this year’s concert. The Buderim Male Choir, Mason Hope and The Widgee Brothers will also perform during the afternoon and guests will hear from Hear and Say founder, and Queensland Senior Australian of the Year, Dr Dimity Dornan. Dr Dornan will share stories about Hear and Say’s opening on the Sunshine Coast and the role the community plays in the organisation. “These concerts mean so much to all of us at Hear and Say because it is the true meaning of community spirit,” she says. The Gift of Sound concert will be held on September 9 from 2pm to 5pm at the Mooloolaba Surf Club. Tickets are $25 and include morning tea, hours of live entertainment, raffles and a chance to bid on a signed and framed 2018 Brisbane Broncos jersey.

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Sami Muirhead took her mum on her honeymoon and had a wonderful time, complete with couples massages and lovers cocktails.


took my mum on my honeymoon. We had gold-leaf massages, drank cocktails at sunset, and enjoyed a private villa with a butler. You see, my husband and I married eight years ago and we got busy really quickly with work and babies and never made time for that romantic trip away together. We had holidays, but with other friends or family. We never prioritised that one uberromantic time to do nothing except stare at each other and eat ice-cream. Does everyone have the fantasy of eating ice-cream on their honeymoon, or is that just me? Possibly it’s just me. Anyway, a trip to an exclusive resort in Thailand came up on one of those holiday websites where everything is half price. We changed the dates several times and finally we had to take the trip or forfeit our money. My husband just couldn’t get away from a new job, so enter the ultimate wing woman: Mum. We slayed Singapore, I must say. We drank beer at lunch and shopped for jade bangles in Chinatown, feeling merry from our Tiger ales. Surrounded by throngs of people, we ate and drank and caught tourist buses around the bustling city. Then we hit paradise: a Thai resort that was tiny and exclusive and clearly a destination for lovers only. We were greeted with champagne for two before being escorted to a day spa and told to

strip down, where we were rubbed with massage oil with real gold flakes in it. There we lay, looking at each other nude, cackling to ourselves at the situation. It was pure gold. Then we were taken to the honeymoon suite, where there was no TV and one bed to share, covered in rose petals and chocolates. We had planned to binge watch Netflix and lay by the resort pool, but our pool was in our villa with the butler there to witness every move we made. The resort was completely private and we only saw staff for the five days we were there. We hit the bar to receive our complimentary ‘lovers cocktails’ every night and had a sunset dinner for two on the rocky cliffs overlooking the ocean. We were even serenaded by our own guitarist, who played one romantic song after another. The staff thought the situation very funny and so did we. However, I was starting to crack a little towards the end and have never missed my husband so much in all my life. Some good things came out of our ‘honeymoon’. I realised we need to make more time for each other. But my husband gave my mum and I the very best present: a whole week of time with just the two of us. A different love story, but one of the greatest loves of my life and memories that I will cherish forever. To have that truly incredible time with my mum as we all get older and slower is the most precious gift of all.

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fter tens of thousands of kilometres in the air and on the road in recent months, I’m sharing my top 10 tips for any journey. 1. Only take carry-on luggage if at all possible. I’d rather go without a jumper and freeze in the colder cities, and go swimming in my jocks in the tropics, if it means I fit everything into one small suitcase that I can take on board with me. Two advantages: I can check-in online and don’t have to drop off my bags, which means I can arrive at the airport later, and when the plane lands I am out of there baby, although I always like to take a cursory looks at the pack camels at the carousel as I exit the building. 2. Bring baby wipes or hand sanitiser. Okay, this tip says more about my mild to moderate fear of germs, but you can’t tell me they are cleaning those tray tables too often and as for the toilets, I feel like a free fumigation service should be provided each time you use them. That’s not to mention the blankets and pillows. I’ve never seen them brought on or taken off – I reckon they are only changed when a plane is decommissioned. 3. Be nice to flight staff. They have a really tough job, and you can be 99 per cent sure that whatever you are going to complain about is probably not their fault: they don’t cook the food or have any role in air traffic control.

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4. Don’t rely on the airline’s inflight entertainment system, it doesn’t always work. I always have a fully-charged phone, tablet, and power bank ready to go, and I carry rechargers for all of them, just in case any run out of power. That’s not to mention my books, a notepad and pen. 5. I’m a fussy eater and I fly with budget airlines, so I make no complaints about the food – I simply bring my own. My standard supplies includes blueberries, bananas, chilli chips, and a recent discovery I am claiming as my own innovation – twominute noodles, they’re bringing hot water around for cups of tea anyway. 6. At the risk of sounding like a personal trainer, stay hydrated. I bring my own water and also say yes to any extra that is offered to me during the trip. 7. Bring your own gum so you can chew on takeoff and landing to reduce the risk of blocked ears. 8. Check in early to avoid the dreaded middle seat – it’s the worst of both worlds, no view, and no easy access to the aisle. 9. Don’t be a jerk – yes I’m looking at you rapid recliners and armrest hoggers. Treat other travellers how you’d like to be treated. 10. Make good use of your time. Watch that movie, finish that book, or write that column you have been putting off because you were having too much fun on Father’s Day. Happy travels.

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DUSK COMES TO THE SHORES OF LAKE KAWANA Community Solutions managing director David Curd says there will be four Dusk events scheduled over the next 12 months, providing local residents and visitors to the region with the opportunity to join in. “People will be able to enjoy the beautiful and unique sunsets over Lake Kawana and we would welcome a gold-coin donation to support our chosen charity to help people in need,” he says. “This is a wonderful initiative for a community that is quickly becoming one of the most energising destinations on the Sunshine Coast.” For more information, visit scvenuesandevents.com.au.

FAMILY FRIENDLY Following the success of last year’s performance of Fiddler on the Roof, Little Seed Theatre Company (LSTC) is proud to present Broadway’s cult musical Wicked for four performances at The J Noosa on September 7 and 8. The exceptional cast of 50 LSTC alumni and a further 16 dancers and back-up singers will perform the full version of the musical, supported by an orchestra of professional musicians. LSTC’s Johanna Wallace says audiences should expect a theatrical spectacle with dazzling choreography, beautiful costumes, superb performances and hit songs. To book tickets, visit thej.com.au.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 Totally Charlie, Caloundra RSL, 11am Chris Ramsay, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Brad Rodgers, Caloundra RSL, 5.30pm Billy Guy, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 6pm Greg McInnes, Cooroy RSL, 6pm Dean Gray, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 6.30pm Dave and Caroline, Maroochy Surf Club, 7pm Silk’n’Oak, Solbar, 7pm SoulFixx Band, Club Kawana, 7.30pm Michelle Brown, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Late for Woodstock, Tewantin Noosa RSL, 8pm Velvet kiss, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 8pm Anthologys, Beerwah Hotel, 8.30pm No Standing, Palmwoods Hotel, 8.30pm Tony Boyd, Surfair Beach Hotel, 9pm McKenzie, Caloundra RSL, 9pm DJ, Caloundra RSL, 10pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 Brown Trouts, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 12pm Nyssa Ray, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Wayne Wiltshire (Solo), Caloundra RSL, 5.30pm Tony Boyd, Dicky Beach Surf Club, 6.30pm Mark Weare, Club Kawana, 6.30pm David Lee Duo, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 6.30pm Gypsy, Maroochy Surf Club, 6.30pm Paul Clements, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 7pm Town, Solbar, 7pm Sharon Brooks, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Claptomaniacs, Tewantin Noosa RSL, 8pm The Darlington Stripes, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 8pm Beerwah’s Got Country, Beerwah Hotel, 8.30pm Dirty Dice, Palmwoods Hotel, 8.30pm Pink Zinc, Caloundra RSL, 9pm DJ, Caloundra RSL, 10pm



utdoor live music is coming to the shores of Lake Kawana with free concerts set to become a regular feature at the newly renamed Venue 114. The Sunshine Coast Council and Community Solutions have joined forces to create Dusk – a free, family-friendly outdoor, licenced community event celebrating live music, art and culture. The inaugural event will feature local artists Andrea Kirwin and band, award-winning world music act Highlife and Alisha Todd on the Venue 114 outdoor stage. People can bring along a picnic rug and umbrella and set up outside the freshly painted venue to enjoy the honey-toned and heartfelt lyrics of Ms Kirwan, the high-energy jams of Highlife and the country fusion delights of Ms Todd as the sun sets behind the lake. Dusk will also deliver roving entertainment and face painting for the children, and food trucks will be on hand to fuel your dancing machine.

know! Local coffee roaster Groundskeeper Willie has launched a coffee pop-up in the Moffat Beach industrial estate born from the owners’ passion for coffee and speciality tea. Husband and wife team Attie O’Rourke and Will Kemp started coffee roasting while living in Vancouver, Canada, raising funds for a not-for-profit and injecting some ‘Aussie’ into the Canadian coffee scene. Alongside their own roasted coffee, the custom cart will serve a rotating range of hand-blended nitro tea. The coffee cart is a launchpad for a future Moffat Beach roastery.


FOODIE FIND If you’d like to take on a mammoth challenge, try to wrap your mouth around the Big Rig Burger at Chances in Mooloolaba. This is not for the faint of heart, but glory (in the form of bragging rights) awaits anyone who can down one of these massive burgers.

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The streets of Nambour will come alive with the sound of music this weekend, with the NamJam Busking and Street Performance Competition returning for its second year. More than 30 local musicians from a range of backgrounds, abilities and music genres will take to stages and the streets of Nambour between 10am and 5pm on September 8, all performing at the free, family-friendly event for the chance to showcase their talents and boost their career to the next level. Supported by the Sunshine Coast Council’s grants program, TAFE Queensland, Nambour Alliance, and the local music industry, last year’s NamJam saw more than 50 buskers perform for around 5000 attendees, with Dan Horne, The Dennis Sisters and Euphoria Under Fire all claiming prizes.

This year, three judges will select the standouts of the day with the first prize winner set to receive $1500 and a spot performing at the Pineapple Fields on the Friday night before the popular Big Pineapple Music Festival. Students studying the Diploma of Business at TAFE Queensland’s Mooloolaba campus have played a pivotal role in running the event, helping organisers to arrange everything from advertising, social media and sponsorships through to analysing artist applications, surveying locations and designing the layout of the event sites.

For more information about NamJam and who is performing, visit facebook.com/ NamJamBusking.

ART SPECTACULAR Experience true creative collaboration and enjoy a fashion and visual art spectacular during CollabAnation, the next Friday3Live event at Caloundra Regional Gallery on September 21. CollabAnation will feature designer, stylist and milliner Cindy Vogels, artist Alison Mooney and sopranos Bridget and Genevieve O’Brien. Visit gallery.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.



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FOOD FANATIC HE’S BACK Aussie music legend John Farnham will be making his way to Noosa in April 2019 as part of the award-winning Red Hot Summer Tour. Organisers have announced another date for Series Three of the event, which will feature Mr Farnham, Daryl Braithwaite, Jon Stevens, Vanessa Amorosi, Thirsty Merc and Dragon and is already being touted as a sell-out. Tickets are on sale now.

Tickets are on sale now. For more information, visit redhotsummertour.com.au.


out The Queensland Symphony Orchestra will bring The Best of Movie Music to life during their next performance at The Events Centre, Caloundra on September 26 at 7.30pm. This special evening will include a full orchestra of 71 performers under conductor Guy Noble and will celebrate the beauty and power of some of cinema’s finest soundtracks. Be inspired by themes from Gladiator and the timeless Lawrence of Arabia. No movie-themed concert would be complete without something from Star Wars and try to stop yourself from crying as Francis Lai’s award-winning Love Story reminds you of the film’s tragic tale. The performance will begin with students from the newly formed Sunshine Coast Mayoral Orchestra showcasing the results of workshops with Queensland Symphony Orchestra musicians. Tickets are available at theeventscentre.com.au.

“It’s not about how long it takes, it’s about how good it tastes.” This is the motto that Palmwoods Hotel chef Jacinta Dawn takes with her every time she sets foot in the kitchen. Ms Dawn’s first taste of the industry came when she competed in the Queensland Culinary Cooking Challenge with TAFE Queensland and went to the Ekka in August 2013, placing second in the state when she was in Year 10. Management at the Beerwah Hotel heard about her story and offered Ms Dawn an apprenticeship, which she completed with gusto. Now a qualified chef, Ms Dawn’s speciality at Palmwoods Hotel is the pistachio herb-crusted snapper with mango citrus summer salad. Ms Dawn says she also loves making dishes that “feel like a Sunday home-cooked hearty dinner”. “It makes my day when I overhear a customer say how fantastic a meal was,” she says.

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CURRY PRAWNS WITH RICE INGREDIENTS • 50g butter • 1 tbsp green curry paste • 1 tbsp curry powder • 2 celery sticks chopped • ¼ bunch of coriander • ½ green capsicum diced • 1 onion diced • 4 tbsp plain flour • 1 small pinch of salt and pepper • 1½ cups of chicken stock • 1 cup coconut milk • 1 tsp sugar • 1 tbsp lemon juice • 1kg green prawns

METHOD In a mid-sized skillet, melt the butter and add the curry paste, curry powder, celery, coriander, capsicum and onion. Saute for two to three minutes, then gradually add the flour, salt and pepper and continue sauteing for a further minute. Gradually add the stock and coconut milk while stirring, until the sauce boils and thickens. Reduce the heat and add the sugar and lemon juice and leave to simmer for 15 minutes. Finally, add the prawns and heat until cooked, ensuring you don’t overcook, before serving on a bed of white steamed rice with a sprinkle of coriander.


“Curried prawns is one of our most popular dishes, so we try to get it up on our daily specials on a regular basis. I soon realised the dish was popular a few days after we first put it up on our specials board, with members and guests asking for it continually in the weeks that followed. It’s quite a simple yet stunning recipe that delivers on flavour and can be made anywhere from mild to nice and spicy, if your tastebuds so desire,” Club Kawana head chef James Clarke.

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Three local businesses have become national leaders for their passion, purpose and vision to make the world a better place.




he entrepreneurs behind three Sunshine Coast businesses have been named among Australia’s Top 50 Small Business Leaders 2018. The report, compiled by Sydney-based business magazine Inside Small Business (ISB), included Spare Harvest, Hive Haven and Small is the New Big for their passion for influencing others and building relationships that go beyond economic purpose alone and that create social value. Hive Haven founder Ann Ross says they were “thrilled” to be recognised for their Blue Economy business model, which “aims to shift society from scarcity to abundance with what is locally available”. The Coast company was established in December 2017 and manufactures innovative native bee hives, designed to combat hive overheating and enable sustainable harvesting of food-grade native honey and cerumen. Spare Harvest founder Helen Andrew says the business exists “so that food and garden resources don’t end up in landfill”. “Our mission is to keep these valuable resources circulating for as long as possible. “It’s great to see Spare Harvest and other local businesses recognised for their leadership in providing sustainable solutions to social and environmental problems.” Small is the New Big provides affordable housing by building smaller self-contained homes, and co-founder Ian Ugarte says they challenge traditional approaches to housing to support the “silent and largest growing homeless demographic, being women over the age of 50.” A serial entrepreneur, having set up 23 small businesses in as many years, Mr

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Local business owners Ann and Jeff Ross from Hive Haven Ugarte says Small is the New Big is designed to create great outcomes for the community, for residents and for investors while taking pressure off government housing. “Our motto is it needs to make sense before it makes dollars. It needs to benefit community first and then it has to make money,” he says. ISB editor Tim Ladhams says there is a noticeable growth in the number of smalland medium-sized businesses with a focus on social enterprise. “More than 10 per cent of this year’s ISB Top 50 Small Business Leaders Report [are social enterprises] and there are a number of other commercial enterprises for whom advocacy and charitable outcomes are a clear focus,” he says. “While some of these social enterprises have been founded by experienced and successful business owners with a commercial background, a growing number featured on ISB are run by young people on their first venture, passionate to make a difference from the outset.” Mr Ladhams says many not-for-profits are now transitioning to the social enterprise

model due to the ability to create a small but high-impact business capable of responding to customers’ needs quickly and in a more meaningful way. “[Social enterprises] are building relationships that are creating social value and beyond economic purpose. They are the future of small business,” he says. Ms Andrew says her business gives her a reason to persevere when she is confronted with the many challenges of running a small enterprise. For the Ross family, personal loss of their native bees during the 2013 heatwaves spurred them to not only protect their future hives, but also raise awareness of the importance of maintaining native bee populations. “Customers purchase our honey because they know we respect our bees and honour their honey through gentle harvesting and processing methods,” Mrs Ross says.

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Australian businesses have been warned to prepare for a “whole range of circumstances” and be diversified, as risks appear in the global economy. Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe told a parliamentary hearing in Canberra late last month that while the global outlook was “positive”, several risks had increased. “The only advice I give is be diversified and be prepared for a whole range of circumstances,” Dr Lowe told the hearing when asked about what Australian businesses should do. Dr Lowe said advanced economies around the world were growing faster than trend, and jobless rates were, in some countries, at lows not seen for decades. However, some businesses were delaying investment because of uncertainty over global trade tensions. “It is possible that this becomes a more general story. If this were to occur, this could be the channel through which the trade tensions sap the current positive momentum in the global economy,” Dr Lowe said. Another uncertainty was a larger-thanexpected pick-up in inflation in the United States. “Financial markets remain relaxed about the implications of this for inflation - I am less relaxed,” he said. “It is highly unusual to have such stimulatory fiscal policy when the economy is already operating at a very high level of capacity. “One can’t rule out the possibility that the Federal Reserve will have to withdraw monetary accommodation more quickly than currently projected, with possibly disruptive consequences in financial markets.” - AAP

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Award-winning local business owner Kylie Pitt shares her strategies for success.


unshine Coast businesswoman Kylie Pitt says she is proud of what she has achieved, and rightly so. Not only did she secure the Corporate Business Woman of the Year gong at the 20th annual Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network Awards last month, but she also celebrated a major business milestone. Coastal Landscape Supplies, the business she owns with partner Mark Cuthel, is celebrating its 44th year, and August marked the 10th year the pair took over the reigns. Here, we chat with Ms Pitt about running a successful business.

Congratulations on your 10th year in business. What’s the key to your success? Hands down, the biggest key to success is hard work. It’s not really a secret. It is also important to be honest and fair in your dealings with people, and be genuine. Also, backing yourself is critical, because when you hit obstacles in your business (and you will), you must listen to your gut and do the right thing rather than the easy thing, even if others doubt you. Life has a way of instilling fear into us as we have more responsibilities, and more to lose. So practising fearlessness is really important.

What do you enjoy about being in business on the Sunshine Coast?

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I’d tell them to go hard after what they want. Make sure you are taking great care of your staff, customers and suppliers. Find ways to be different to your competitors and even look for ways you can partner with them. Sometimes, that presents an incredible win-win situation for you both. Stay on top of your marketing, let people know what you are doing and how you can help them. And back yourself.

The brand, Coastal Landscape Supplies, has been in existence for 44 years. What is the key to creating a long-lasting brand and reputation? Good products and service and staying in front of the game as much as possible, whether that be with your product offerings, or your marketing. Honesty is absolutely critical. Take the example of my industry: if we deliver a load of soil to a customer, they have no way of knowing if they are getting the exact weight they paid for, or if our trucks are washed down between loads to prevent contamination. But we guarantee these things. If something is not right with a delivery, we work overtime to get it right. This is how your loyal customers become advocates for your business and you can’t buy this type of support.

“The biggest key to success is hard work. It’s not really a secret”

I grew up in Narrabri, New South Wales and feel privileged to have spent my childhood in a country town. It seems strange to say it, but the Coast has a similar feel to me. It is clean and the people are friendly. And in my industry, I am dealing with a lot of country people. So in a sense, it feels like home to me. It is also thriving and a fantastic time to be in my industry. There are so many opportunities for all of us to do well.

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What advice do you offer other businesses trying to make a go of it on the Sunshine Coast?

How do you see the business continuing in the future?

Thanks to the growth on the Coast our industry is thriving. We’re looking forward to the coming years and have a number of different variations on our business in the works. For example, we’re developing programs to recycle soil, which will have a big impact on developers and even government. It will make the treatment of waste soil on building sites efficient and dramatically reduce the carbon footprint of development. We know how important it is to build relationships with our customers. When people come in to buy from us, even if it is their first time, they have a sense they already know us. People buy from people, not brands or logos. If they have a sense that they know, like and trust you, you have done a good job.

Noel Bonnick, The Horking Group

WHY DO WE SELL OUR BUSINESSES TO OVERSEAS INVESTORS? This is a question that has been bothering us at The Horking Group for some time, as we regularly meet business owners who are either just coming back or just about to go overseas (quite often to the US) to find investors for their new idea or fledgling business. Why? Because finding investors in Australia is difficult, generally for two main reasons: 1. Australian investors are much less willing to take a risk on a new idea/business, or if they do they have unrealistic expectations about the returns they will get. And if it’s not technology focused it gets even harder. We put this down to too many stories about bad investments or really good investments with small investors making huge fortunes. The reality is that most business investments deliver average (still well above bank interest) returns, but yes there is still a risk they might fail. 2. When Australian investors do invest, because of their risk aversion, they want a significant part of the business for their investment. So our new business owners often develop an idea in Australia, but once they need to commercialise it they head overseas and sell part of the business/idea to investors who are more willing to support them and don’t want them to give away all their hard work to get the money they need. I find this a really distressing situation as the fruits of all the effort we put into educating and developing our business owners is often lost, to the benefit of other countries. The next time you are looking at an investment for your SMSF or other investment funds think about whether you can help to keep a good business in Australia and consider investing in Sunshine Coast businesses.


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WORKSHOP – DEMYSTIFYING BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS When: September 19, 9-11am Where: Venue 114 Cost: $25 What: Good formal systems are required by the supply chain to win work in major projects, including government and private tenders, the resources or defence sector and large buyer groups. It’s about showing competency in managing the supply chain in an increased risk profile of the larger buyer.

Registration required. Email Mandy at businessdevelopment@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Darryl Watt, Ord Minnett Buderim.



ollowing the recent fiasco in Australian politics we update our views around the potential implications should Labor win government. In short, while there may be some benefits for voters from what Labor proposes, we expect for investors, the outcomes will be less favourable than under the Coalition. Banks, financial services, residential property, hybrids, health insurance, and utilities may face negative attention, while selected domestic health-care and telecommunication services may benefit.

WE HIGHLIGHT THE KEY AREAS WHERE LABOR POLICY DIFFERS: Personal and corporate taxes – Expect the tax gap to widen between lower and higher earners on personal income tax, and between Australia and other countries on corporate tax. The latter could manifest in a lower Australian dollar. Franking credits and CGT discount – Refunds for excess franking credits will be scrapped, with some exemptions. This may affect the appeal of some assets, such as hybrid investments. Further, the capital gains tax (CGT) discount will be cut to 25 per cent from 50 per cent, including on investment properties. Negative gearing – Labor has proposed limiting negative gearing to new housing. We expect these reforms to introduce some risk to the value of property assets. Energy policy – Labor proposes more aggressive emission cuts and preferences myweeklypreview.com.au

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renewables. Prolonged policy uncertainty and the risk of increased regulatory intervention will weigh on sentiment towards the utilities. Healthcare – Labor wants an immediate reversal of the indexation freeze on Medicare benefits. This is positive for GP and diagnostic imaging operators. On the other hand, health insurers and private hospital operators could face pressure under Labor’s promise to cap insurance premium increases to two per cent per annum for two years. National Broadband Network – There is limited information around Labor’s plans, but there is a consensus that telecom operators would benefit if the government wrote down its investment in the network. Financials (primarily banks) reform – Labor strongly backed a Royal Commission into banking and financial services. We expect Labor would act more vigorously on its findings, perhaps calling for tougher penalties. Making any decisions around a change of government and its implications is a bold step this far out from an election. The election may well result in a change in government, but being able to deliver on policy promises requires the successful party to win with a decisive majority. An election result that delivers a hung parliament, or lack of control in both houses, is a possibility that is perhaps underestimated. This is not necessarily negative, as it allows for more rigorous debate, but it may slow progress on delivering policy. The decline in support for major parties in Australia (and in other countries) has meant that this situation is now more common. Darryl Watt is a Representative of Ord Minnett Limited, AFS Licence 237121 and Ord Minnett Financial Planning Pty Ltd, AFS Licence 237122. This article contains general financial advice only and does not consider your personal circumstances; you should determine its suitability to you. Before acquiring a financial product you should seek advice from a licensed financial adviser and consider the relevant product disclosure statement. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

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The iconic Space Needle in Uptown Seattle

SEATTLE SWIMS COMFORTABLY UPSTREAM The home of grunge is growing up, but it still has its beating heart. WORDS: David Sigston, AAP.


eattle is startlingly immaculate. Wide, clean streets cascade down to the busy waterfront in Downtown. People are friendly. They smile and laugh, and honking cars are rare. The city of 3.8 million people is undergoing a face-lift, with dozens of cranes stretching into the serene skyline, but the capital of Washington state has retained its identity as a long-held bastion of progressiveness. Nestled in the shadow of the Pacific Northwest’s mountains of forests and known as The Emerald City because of its overwhelming greenery, Seattle spearheads LGBTQI rights and was one of the first

cities in America to legalise marijuana. Home to corporate giants Boeing, Starbucks, Microsoft and Amazon, and the birthplace of Jimi Hendrix and grunge, Seattle has become a big city without losing any small-town charm. The city now hosts the annual Upstream Music festival, the brainchild of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Into its second year, Upstream takes over Pioneer Square, the city’s oldest neighbourhood. Around 15 venues hosted more than 300 upcoming and established acts from June 1 to 3, with this year’s event headlined by Miguel, Jawbreaker and The Flaming Lips.

Rapper Kyle brought thousands of fans to delirium at the festival’s main stage behind the CenturyLink Field on Friday evening, while around the corner Canadian soulsinger Nuela Charles played a more intimate gig for a few dozen captivated people in a bar. Over the weekend DJs and hip-hop dancers took over Occidental Square in the golden light of dusk, while punk bands played in small cafes and bars in the early afternoon. But the city is much more than a home for a cool annual music festival. Tourists and locals flock to Seattle Center in Uptown, built for the 1962 World’s Fair. The precinct features the towering Space Needle, 15 hectares of open space and other attractions, including the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), and Chihuly Garden and Glass. The Space Needle offers incredible panoramic views of the city skyline and across Elliott Bay to the mountains and forests beyond where, on a clear day, Mt Rainier looms in the distance. MoPOP celebrates the immense talents of locals Jimi Hendrix and Nirvana, and has a range of rotating displays such as a horror film history, and a Marvel exhibition. Chihuly Garden and Glass is a winding maze of glass art created by Dale Chihuly, from nearby Tacoma. Adjacent to the Space Needle, stunning glass structures and ceilings line the rooms, while the outside glasshouse is speckled with glass flowers and suspended sculptures. Back near Pioneer Square, the warm and engaging hosts at Bill Speidel’s Underground Tours provide a walk through subterranean Seattle. Visitors can marvel at the skylights built in the 1880s to allow underground shopping – the purple glass is still visible in some areas of Pioneer Square. Back up the hill, Pike Place Market is a multi-level maze of farmers markets, and food and craft stores. The top level entrance is a sprawling, open-air fish market that spills onto a heaving street full of diverse offerings such as Russian pastries, cheese stores, delis and baked goods. Art lovers can take a five-minute stroll back into Downtown to the Seattle Art Museum, where patrons are immediately met

with Andy Warhol’s Double Elvis, a life-size portrait of Elvis in his Hollywood heyday, and the breathtaking Untitled by enigmatic American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. As the sun sets and hunger creeps in, diners can wander up to the corner of 4th Avenue and Virginia Street for the twin delights of restaurateur Tom Douglas – Dahlia Lounge and Lola. While Lola offers more of a seafood and Mediterranean cuisine, Dahlia Lounge is a classic, refined dining space with a dazzling array of drinks to pair with fresh, local ingredients. Elsewhere, the neighbourhood of Capitol Hill, a 10-minute drive from Downtown, is lined with charity stores, bars and cafes, and dappled with pride flags. Seattle is the sort of city that visitors don’t want to leave. It may not be a tourist haven like New York or Los Angeles, but just a few days in the bubbling city and it feels like it could one day be home. The writer travelled as a guest of Brand USA and Virgin Australia.

IF YOU GO: GETTING THERE Virgin Australia flies to Los Angeles from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, with WiFi offered on all three routes. Delta Airlines flies you from LA to Seattle in around three hours. STAYING THERE Loews Hotel in the heart of Downtown is a great base. It’s surrounded by a cluster of bars and restaurants. A 10-minute stroll leads to Pioneer Square in one direction, the pier in another direction, and Pike Place in another. Visit loewshotels.com/hotel-1000-seattle. PLAYING THERE Spend a day at Seattle Center to visit MoPOP, and Chihuly Gardens and Glass, and take in the incredible views from the Space Needle (seattlecenter.com). Explore underground Seattle and the waterfront, stroll through Capitol Hill and stop at bar for a quick drink or bite to eat. Marvel at the collection in the Seattle Art Museum (seattleartmuseum.org), and dine at nearby Dahlia Lounge (dahlialounge.com).



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This week, the sun and Mercury are moving through your sign, so clear, logical communication will help improve relations with other people. Jupiter and Pluto also encourage you to reach out and help others.

A big and beautiful idea could boost your bank balance, as you commence a fresh chapter involving home, family or finances. Whatever happens, do your best to get the balance right between being spontaneous and thinking things through.

Venus is now vamping through your sign, so tone down your Scorpio intensity and have some serious fun! Then (courtesy of Wednesday’s wonderful Jupiter/Pluto connection), you’ll be given the opportunity to lead and/or impress those around you.





Wednesday’s auspicious Jupiter/ Pluto link encourages you to transform your life by broadening your horizons (physically, mentally and spiritually). It’s time to expand your circle of influence and make positive changes.

Saturn and Pluto are both still transiting through your sign, which amplifies your drive and ambition. But, these powerful planets also crank up your controlling side, which can alienate you from others.

Mars moves into your sign until November 15, so strive to be bolder as you initiate ideas and launch passion projects. Then, prosperous Jupiter and strategic Pluto help you to prioritise current commitments and plan your long-term goals.

Your involvement with a group, class or club has others looking to you for inspiration, so use your networking skills to drum up support, and don’t be afraid to ask experts for help. International connections look particularly beneficial.

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6 Who (pictured) was the star of the 1986 film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off? 7 What does the acronym BMI stand for? 8 What is the capital city of the US state of New Jersey? 9 In what year was American black activist Malcolm X assassinated: (a) 1945 (b) 1955 (c) 1965? 10 What is the meaning of the latin term tabula rasa?





LEO (JUL 24-AUG 23) It’s one of your luckiest weeks of the year, so prepare to pounce. Jupiter and Pluto boost confidence and self-esteem as you power through projects with renewed confidence and plenty of chutzpah. You’re also keen to make connections with others.





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On Wednesday, Jupiter and Pluto increase optimism and help you reform a rickety relationship that’s been experiencing problems. Setting positive new patterns of behaviour sees the union move to a deeper and more satisfying level.

QUIZ: 1. Chemistry 2. Microsoft 3. McGraw 4. Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet 5. Sagittarius 6. Matthew Broderick 7. Body Mass Index 8. Trenton 9. (c) 1965 10. “Clean slate” or “blank slate”



Restless Mars activates your knowledge and adventure zone, so start thinking about where you’ll go travelling next. But, expect some confusion on Thursday or Friday, when nebulous Neptune scrambles your communication antennae.

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With proactive Mars racing through your professional and reputation zone, you’ll be in the public eye in some way. Then, Jupiter and Pluto boost love and friendship on Wednesday, when you link up with pals from home or far away.




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• High vaulted ceilings, exposed beams Saturday 8th Sept 10:00 - 10:45am

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WITH SPRING COMES FRESH OPTIMISM Loren Wimhurst of Next Property Group shares her predictions for the property market this spring. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.


emand for Sunshine Coast property remains as high as ever and while winter saw a drop in the number of available houses and units on the market, the traditional spring leap is upon us and Next Property Group’s Loren Wimhurst predicts with it, will come a host of new property listings. With the latest Core Logic figures showing properties across the Sunshine Coast experiencing the largest jump in values in the year to June, with sellers typically securing $39,347 more for houses than the previous year, it’s no wonder the region is continuing to enjoy consistent demand for property while other markets are facing challenges. Ms Wimhurst, who has been in real estate for 20 years, says it is the dynamic on the Sunshine Coast that is making us a stand-out in southeast Queensland. “We are finally getting the infrastructure we need and with that comes job creation and that is what’s making us different here to everywhere else,” she says. “Before the major investment in things like the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and the Maroochydore CBD began, everyone wanted to move here, but you were limited to what you could do for a career. Now, it’s

possible for people to move here for the lifestyle and still get a good job.” According to Ms Wimhurst, this economic driver has meant the traditionally slower winter period in real estate was not due to lack of interest in buyers, but more because there has been a lack of available stock to sell. “There are so many options available for people wanting to live on the Sunshine Coast, from waterfront and beachfront to acreage or properties with views, but with a lack of stock availability, even those who want to move will wonder if they sell their place, where will they buy? For those who feel like a change, there haven’t been a lot of options for them over winter. “So we traditionally see more movement in spring as people start to think about

change, and in my experience that is after they have been in the same property for about five years, and as more people start to list their homes, more options are created for buyers as well as sellers who want to remain on the Sunshine Coast, but are looking to buy into a new suburb.” Ms Wimhurst says she is seeing an even balance of locals who are wanting to relocate on the Sunshine Coast and buyers from outside the region who have been lured here through their careers. Ms Wimhurst says with more locals reluctant to leave, driving up both demand for properties and the amount buyers are willing to pay for their slice of Sunshine Coast paradise, she is starting to see a change in buyer behaviour.

“If you wind the clock back 20 years, buyers were very area-specific. If they wanted Buderim they wouldn’t consider anything outside of Buderim, for example. And I have found over the last five years that has changed and people are looking more at their budget and coming to me saying they have got $1 million and they want to buy something beachside, but they will consider anything from Maroochydore and Alex down to Moffat Beach,” she says. “Waterfront land is a limited commodity, as is Buderim with views, so the area-specific buyer is now opening up their criteria.” Ms Wimhurst says while there will always be hotspots in areas offering waterfront or views, areas like Palmwoods and Woombye offer affordable properties just a short distance to the new Maroochydore CBD. Ms Wimhurst says now is a good time for people to consider selling their homes or units in order to make the most of the demand that remains consistent. “From the point of view of the buyer, always think of your long-term plans because you know that the infrastructure that is going in now will take care of growth in the area and I just don’t think you can go wrong with property,” she says.




1003/111 BULCOCK STREET, CALOUNDRA • 199 sqm of luxury penthouse living enjoying ever changing panoramic views from the Ocean to the Glass House Mountains and beyond. • Double story design allows room for the largest of families, four bedrooms including two master suites, the main with spa, walk in robe and study area. • Impressive living space with stacker doors to balcony, the kitchen is well equipped with stone benches, ample cupboard space and plumbed in fridge.

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• Secure side by side parking for three vehicles plus 11 sqm storage area. • The complex offers resort facilities, heated rooftop swimming pool, spa, sauna, gym, bbq areas and onsite management. • For sale fully furnished with quality inclusions, ducted air conditioning throughout, an inspection will truly uncover all this amazing penthouse has to offer.









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63 Eumundi Range Road - Hamptons style Country Estate This luxurious idyllic estate is nestled on a luscious 24 acres and fit for a fairytale. Gaze out over the horse paddocks, babbling creek, tennis court, dams and pool from the verandas of this grand 5 star Queenslander. The double entry staircase and fretwork will lure your eyes to the elevated Garth Chapman designed and built home, surrounded on three sides by verandah - this home has recently been fully and meticulously renovated with first grade finishes throughout.

• 9.5 hectares / 24 Acres • 8 bedrooms • 6 full bathrooms Plus 2 Powder Rooms. • 10 parking spaces - 5 Undercover • Stunning Pool • Tennis Court with Umpires Chair • Ducted Air-conditioning • Fish stocked dams & flowing creek • Licensed for B&B




Price Offers over $2.4M Inspect Saturday 8th Sept 1.30-2.30pm

Contact Barbara Noble 0437 199 790 Oscar Noble 0403 093004


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1 Bright Place, Birtinya

Luxury waterfront residences with functional floorplans, expansive balconies and premium inclusions Only 50m from the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and just minutes from the beach Lot Number

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• 30m to Kawana Shopping World and new Gold Class cinema complex • 50m to local primary school • 200m to patrolled beach and Kawana Surf Club • Exceptional investment opportunity - high rental returns • Haven of coastal convenience with beachside appeal

1, 2 and 3 Bedroom Apartments Now Selling FROM $389,000 Display Suite open by appointment 5 Bermagui Crescent, Buddina

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

8 Currawong Street Mudjimba



View Saturday 11:00am - 11:30am Auction On Site 22nd September @ 2pm

• Much loved beach house has been with the current owners for 3 generations of fun, sun & surf • Child friendly and fenced yard to be enjoyed by all • A short hop, skip and a jump & you’re on the beach • Stroll to numerous alfresco dining & coffee shops


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sqm • Spacious main bedroom with ensuite and picturesque views • Light and airy open plan kitchen, dining & lounge OPEN Saturday 1.30 – 2pm with timber floors & air conditioning PRICE Offers over $849,000 • Large outdoor deck perfect for relaxing or entertaining with spectacular views to the ocean • Double lock up garage with mezzanine storage plus workshop area Brenden Southey 0417 633 035 • Lower level setup for potential for dual living Bevan Horsnell 0412 512 257


You can sense the love and passion that has gone into this renovated residence to create a home. The current owners have designed the home to capture a tranquil back drop overlooking adjoining acreage. Perfect for entertaining and privately tucked off the road, this quintessential home is immaculate throughout and perfect for a young family or executive couple. It has a good separation of living. The home sits behind a privacy fence with plenty of off-street parking. A front deck leads you into the home where on the top level you will find the family bathroom and two bedrooms with built-ins. The dining room and modern kitchen look into the trees. Downstairs is the parents’ retreat with a family room opening onto the second covered deck.

4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car $599,000 Century 21 Grant Smith Property 5445 8505 Grant Smith 0410 21 21 21

3/72 Burnett Street, Buderim www.primepropertysunshinecoast.com.au


BUDERIM 18 DANIELLE PLACE A stunning renovation in a beautiful location is only the beginning of the story of this gorgeous Queenslander styled home. Set against a peaceful rainforest backdrop, permanently reserved for parks and garden, you will immediately feel at ease when you walk through the front door.

• Beautiful rainforest outlook • North facing wrap around deck • Stunning kitchen with stone benches and marble splash back • High ceilings, timber floors and gorgeous fret work • Room for growth and storage underneath





OPEN Saturday 12.30 – 1pm AUCTION On-site Saturday 15th September at 11am Bevan Horsnell 0412 512 257 Brenden Southey 0417 633 035

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Grant Smith Property


14 Buderim Vista Court

A commanding residence of inspiring appeal, this often admired home sits proudly in an elevated position of Buderim. Being offered for only the second time, the quality and detail true to its style is sure to impress the most discerning buyer in search of a distinctively unique residence that attracts attention in a league of its own. • Tri-Level Cape Cod Residence, Views From Front Porch • Elevated Bushland Backdrop, 12,000L Of Water Tanks • Air-conditioned Living Area, Main Bedroom On Main Level











On-Site Saturday 22nd September 10am

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Marketed At $849,000

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VIEW Saturday 8th 9.00 - 9.30am


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Two Separate Living Areas, Fans Throughout Recently Re-carpeted Throughout • Air-conditioned Living & Master • Family Room With High Ceilings • Situated Between Buderim & The Beach Now available with vacant possession

VIEW Saturday 8th 10.00 - 10.30am



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2 MACKENZIE GREEN, BUDERIM 4 bed, 3 bath, 4 car Auction on site Sunday, September 23 @ 11am Harcourts Buderim 5445 2777 Kyle Adams 0458 040 209

This m This meticulously etic et icul ulou ousl sly y ma main maintained inta tained B Buderim residence offers an amazing resi re sidenc nce e of offe fers rs a n am amaz azin ing g opportunity for one fortunate purchaser. The home provides traditional finishes while providing modern comfort. The top level of the home boasts sprawling 10 foot ceilings. Polished timber floors, VJ board internal walls and classic fixtures are highlights. The kitchen has a stone island bench with modern stainless-steel appliances and is perfectly positioned to enjoy breathtaking ocean views.

Mooloolaba, 5/10-12 Kaliinda Ave


Mooloolaba Luxury With A Breathtaking Vista! Spread over three levels this elegant home features a sophisticated open living concept, blending airy and stylish spaces with dramatic views across Mooloolaba, the ocean, as far as Moreton Island. Spread over three levels this unique townhouse is perfect for those seeking private luxury, a peaceful environment in a prime location.This is residential beachside living at its best. Only 8 minutes’ walk to Alexander Headland beach and 12 minutes’ walk to Mooloolaba beach. You will be positioned within a short stroll of Cafés, restaurants and local shops.

OPEN HOME: Sat 8th Sept 11-11.30am VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AUCTION: On Site Sat 29th Sept 11am AGENT: Grant Whisker 0415 856 575





LARGE FAMILY LOTS LAND FROM $243,000 - 1058m2 WITH HINTERLAND VIEWS Pathways offers a unique rural setting and is the perfect location to build your dream home or buy one of our affordable house and land packages.




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Agent on site Friday 10am-1pm and Saturday- Sunday 9 am-1pm • Lower Mount Mellum Road, Landsborough

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Mooloolaba, 1 Applegin Court

Generous North Facing Mooloolaba Family Home A brand new refurbishment has transformed this family home into an extraordinary family oasis. This light and airy creation offers the family an abundance of space and offers a true indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Intuitively remodelled with quality finishes the attention to detail is a work of art. • Stylish kitchen with Marble benchtops and European appliances • North facing covered alfresco entertaining area • Plush carpeted bedrooms; with large built-in robes, master with walk-in • Stunning bathrooms with feature tiling, custom cabinetry, quality tapware


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• Family-sized laundry with custom cabinetry and plenty of storage • Tropical saltwater swimming pool with wading step perfect for kids • Side gated access for boats, trailers or caravans • Set on North facing 808m2 corner block

OPEN HOME: Sat 8th Sept 11 -11.30am VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: $975,000 AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758 or 5478 2477





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AUCTION THE ONE YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR… RARE 1,055M2 BLOCK, 28M (APPROX) DEEPWATER F 30 Aroona Avenue, Buddina Where size matters – 1,055m2 Blue Chip waterfront land, the largest deepwater in Buddina! This meticulously maintained waterfront residence combining panoramic water views & deepwater ocean access is a unique offering not to be missed. Located in an enviable cul-de-sac position, this well designed family abode close to beaches, parks, shops and restaurants ticks all the boxes. Boasting a 28m (approx) frontage and offering multiple living zones, vaulted ceilings and a generous open plan layout with a seamless connection to the outdoors. This beautiful haven capturing the stunning evening sunsets will leave you wanting for nothing. Location living at its finest, this magnificent waterfront sanctuary with an unparalleled lifestyle opportunity is on the market to be sold - call Karen today!


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Incredible 1,055m2 block Generous 28m frontage (approx) Main canal deepwater ocean access Private pontoon & sandy beach Expansive water views Walk to patrolled beaches Minutes to shops & restaurants Stroll to La Balsa Park


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Auction: Saturday 22nd September at 10am Inspect: Saturday 8th September 10.30-11am Karen Jones 0405 122 526

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9 Agnew Road, Mount Mellum Capturing elevated panoramic views from Mount Coolum to Bribie Island and beyond, this charming family abode with a desirable North East aspect MUST BE SOLD. Light and airy throughout, the home offers immediate comfortable living as is with the potential for growth and to add value. With the owners committed elsewhere, this once in a lifetime opportunity for the savvy buyer or investor won’t last long – call John or Karen today!

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Generous 3,023m2 block Panoramic ocean views Dual living/various accommodations Close to Landsborough shops & transport Minutes to Maleny and Montville



Price: Offers over $760,000 Inspect: Saturday 8th September 1-1.45pm John Skerlak 0413 441 834 Karen Jones 0405 122 526



Location is everything, with the convenience of being situated within walking distance to beach, shops, parks, local restaurants and the SC hospital. A great investment for a first home buyer or downsizer. Call Karen today!

Price: Offers over $639,000 Inspect: Saturday 8th September 2.45-3.15pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526





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1/6 William Street, Alexandra Headland


Perfectly positioned, this stunning brand new architecturally designed duplex is sure to impress. Beautifully appointed and combining the scale and feel of a home with low maintenance beachside living. Call Karen today!

Price: High $1Millions Inspect: Saturday 8th September 12.30-1pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526




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apturing lake views from its premium waterfront position, Revive Oceanside sets a new benchmark for luxury living in a premium beachside community. Showcasing a selection of stylish, thoughtfully designed apartments in a vibrant, high-growth precinct, Oceanside Kawana’s iconic waterfront residential project boasts a prized waterfront position in the vibrant new health precinct. There are luxury inclusions throughout, high ceilings, ducted air and the kitchens feature European appliances. Resort-style facilities include pool, spa and barbecue.

REVIVE OCEANSIDE BRIGHT PLACE, BIRTINYA 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom apartments From $389,000 Todd McKee 0418 737 197 Sheldon Busch 0418 743 848 reviveoceanside.com.au


7 Sunstone Court, Yaroomba Offering immediate comfortable living as is or with minimal fuss, this home can easily be transformed into a large modern Coastal or Hamptons styled family home. A floor plan for a second level and elevations can be provided. These simple improvements would dramatically increase the value, due to the desirable location, underpinning your original investment. This home represents exceptional value to the savvy investor.





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Master with ensuite & WIR Picturesque views of Mt Coolum Surrounded by prestigious homes Air con and ceiling fans 5 minutes to beach



Price: Buyers from $600,000 Inspect: Saturday 8th September 2 -2.45pm John Skerlak 0413 441 834 Kellie Rose 0428 464 485


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5442 1888

Real Estate

Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE





IDEAL HOME FOR THE LARGER FAMILY • Spacious home, designed with the family in mind • Formal lounge and separate family room allows for separation and entertaining • Family room opens onto fantastic undercover, north facing entertaining area • A generous sized kitchen, ideal for the cook of the family • Level 701m2 block, fully fenced and quiet bushland backdrop • Size. Space … quiet location .. Be Quick! Price: $489,000 Open: SAT. 2 - 2.40pm Contact: John Pyne 0418 710 209 Property ID: 610165

On The Front At Seaforth Seaforth 416/102 Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Headland, Qld 1+1 Bed 1 Bath 1 Car Submit all Offers

View: This Saturday 12.30-1.30pm

• 4th Floor, one plus one bedroom with spectacular views • Large balcony with views from Mudjimba Island around to Alex, Mooloolaba • Bedroom with balcony access and ocean views • Study has built in robe – ideal second bedroom Agent: Greg Young • Full resort facilities – lagoon pool, heated lap pool, sauna and gym p: 0488 238 988 • Best location - opposite the beach, bars, e: greg@youngpropertygroup.com.au restaurants and shops


NAMBOUR: 44-48 FAIRMEADOW RD. “BRAND NEW, stylish Townhouses offering a choice of 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms. Located in a very convenient position. Featuring powder rooms, generous outdoor living areas, air conditioning, NBN ready, dishwasher, quality fixtures and fittings throughout. Stage 1 – Sold Out Stage 2 Selling Fast! Stage 3 Now Available .. from $346,900.00

OPEN FOR INSPECTIONS SAT. 11 – 12 SUN. 11 – 12 WED. 4.30 – 5.30

WOOMBYE: 16 HORIZON WY UNITS 1 &2, Freestanding Duplex – brand new, both SAT. 11 – 11.40 3bed, 2bath, 1car, outdoor living, open plan design, spacious living – Big Views! $469,000 PER UNIT WOOMBYE: 3.29A BLACKALL ST. Priced to Sell! This 2bed, 1 bath, 1 car unit is centrally located and perfect for Investors, downsizers or 1st home buyers.

SAT. 12 – 12.40 MID $200,000S

WOOMBYE: 7 RAINBOW CRT. ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED! Centrally positioned SAT. 1 – 1.40 family home, 4brms, 2bath, 2car. Open plan living, room for pool, extra parking. $518,000 ROSEMOUNT: 12 ELLORA CRT. Private, park like.. Versatile & Convenient. 4brms,2bath,2car home, 2 sep. living area, many many options available.

SAT. 1 – 2 $749,000

PALMWOODS: 12 CROWS ASH CRT. Immaculate 244sqm home, 4bed, 2bath, 2car, stylish kitchen, large outdoor patio,fully fenced, walk to schools.

SAT. 2 – 2.40 BUYER INTEREST FROM $569,000

Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412 | Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599 | John Pyne 0418 710 209 | Virginia Brown 0400 763 837 | David Gaskin 0405 258 765

We put you first KULUIN 5 / 38 TALLOW WOOD DRIVE






FOR SALE $429,000





2 Bedroom Unit / Large Courtyard / Will Be Sold! The new impressive flooring has now been laid, the fresh paint is now complete, so we’re NOW ready to go. This lovely and quiet unit is in a small complex of just 5. There are wide open green spaces and a great children’s park close by as well as local shops and transport. Ideal for a buyer looking for a low maintenance spacious unit inside and out and I’m sure you’ll like to hear this, it’s in an affordable price bracket compared to most other 2 bedroom units on the Coast and will be sold. This home will sell quickly so be sure to arrange your viewing. AUCTION Saturday 8th September 11am (if not sold prior) INSPECT Saturday 8th September 10.30am FIRST NATIONAL RIVERSIDE 07 5446 6186 JASON BURNS 0417 762 001 WEB www.firstnationalriverside.com.au

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1970’S Architectural Masterpiece • Completely refurbished maintaining original period fittings and fixtures including feature kitchen and bathroom • Beautiful polished timber floors • Well elevated outlook position capturing the prevailing valley breezes • 3 large bedrooms, master with period built-in dresser • 2 car garage • Forest rear backdrop • Downstairs workshop room and substantial undercroft storage • Quiet cul-de-sac location on 690m2 • Short strole to Nambour CBD, hospital and local schools • 15 mins drive to the Sunshine Coast golden beaches Don’t Delay! Contact Warren Today INSPECT By Appointment FIRST NATIONAL CAROLANS 07 5441 1344 WARREN NONMUS 0431 210 348 WEB www.carolans.net

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

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Lifestyle Living In The Heart Of Buderim! Impeccably maintained and beautifully presented this spacious open planned unit offers 2 bedrooms, an over sized master with built in robe and ensuite, second bedroom is also a large size, 2 bathrooms in total, boasting a generous open planned living, dining and lounge room along with a large private balcony to soak up the coastal sun. This unit offers quality carpet and tiles throughout, split system air conditioning, white shutters throughout including the balcony, a prestige timber kitchen with glass doors, an additional secure storage facility is located in the complex for any other storage needs and the unit also includes one secure undercover parking space. INSPECT Saturday 8th September 11-11.45am. FIRST NATIONAL LIFESTYLE 07 5450 1515 RACHEL GANT 0408 582 907 WEB www.fnlifestyle.com.au


OFFERS OVER $340,000




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New Kid On the Beachfront Block

Buying an apartment with ocean views at an affordable price has become more difficult with our current market conditions. Look no further for this unit has a lot to offer.

With sublime architectural style Breeze Mooloolaba is Mooloolaba’s newest beach front holiday destination. The complex was designed for those who enjoy coastal living and appreciate a little luxury in their life.

INSPECT Saturday 8th September 10-10.30am FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 07 5443 3377 SHANE PURSSELL 0402 012 142 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

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OFFERS OVER $970,000

Alex Headland Beachfront Apartment

Features: 2 bedrooms, the master with ensuite; 4th level of complex; - Great design on 2 levels that offers a good ocean view from the main bedroom; Fully equipped kitchen with oven; Tiled living area; Large balcony with Ocean Views; Airconditioned; Excellent complex facilities; Single under cover car space; Opposite patrolled beach; Has all features for a perfect holiday apartment.



Kuluin - 5446 6186

The hero of this apartment is the views. The northerly aspect takes in stunning ocean views towards Noosa through to the glass house mountains. Magnificent sunsets fade to a blanket of twinkling lights along the coastline. On site facilities include a pool, spa, BBQ and undercover outdoor dining area – a perfect setting to entertain family and friends. INSPECT Saturday 8th September 10.30-11am or call anytime for an inspection FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 07 5444 0800 PAUL & LISA ANGELL 0438 468 378 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

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SUPER CHEAP, SUPER CHEAP $355,865 4 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car | Full Turnkey Package Buy this one or call us so we can help you design and custom build another home to suit your budget and requirements, we have access to many top quality builders and designs.

DOWNSIDE INTO A PAIR OF DUPLEXES RETIRE WITH AN INCOME $748,000 3+3 Bed | 2+2 Bath | 1+1 Car | Full Turnkey Package Live in one side, make money by renting out the other side. This duplex is on a corner block, great for a campervan or boat. Hot properties like this sell fast.


HERE IS HOW TO MAKE SOME REAL CASH from under $500,000

3+2 Bed | 2+1 Bath | 1+1 Car, Full Turnkey Package Rental $700 - $740 | Yeild: 6.1%

4+2 Bed | 2+2 Bath | 1+1 Car, Full Turnkey Package


Live in one side, Rent out each of the 4 bedrooms for SHUZHHNWRÀDWPDWHVDQG($51LQUHQW We can show you how



3+3 Bed | 2+2 Bath | 1+1 Car | Full Turnkey Package Rental approx $700 per week for both

3+3 Bed | 2+2 Bath | 1+1 Car, Full Turnkey Package Rental $760 - $780 | Yeild: 5.4%

Full turnkey package at wholesale prices, resell both units for $350,000 each, *URVVSUR¿WRI

Less risk with a Quick 6 to 9-month turnover, use your equity, VKDUHWKHSUR¿WV5HOD[DQGKDYHDJUHDWOLIHIURP\RXUSDUWWLPH real estate investment business. Repeat and do it again.


For more information, please contact Michael Knights of Horizon Property Alliance on M: 0409 018 778 E:michael@horizonpropertyalliance.com.au


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Excellence in Local Knowledge

PEACEFUL HINTERLAND HOME WITH AMAZING VIEWS First time to the market, this unique two story and private acreage property is now available to pass onto a new family wanting to enjoy this amazing tree change lifestyle. Designed and built to outlast even the most impeccable home of today’s standards with steel foundations and framing. Set well back from the road entrance along an asphalt drive way, you arrive at the crest of the ridge where the home has been positioned to utilize the blocks amazing easterly views and cool summer breezes. Ample parking with direct access to the grand double door main entrance reveals new updated kitchen to the large dining area and lounge with sliding doors to very spacious and relaxing veranda all of which from inside or out enjoy uninterrupted views in

complete privacy. Complementing upstairs high ceiling, parent’s wing with en-suite and walk-in robe and a separate office and bathroom plus laundry and undercover veranda deck and direct access double garage. Open for Inspection: This Thursday 13th September 4-4.45pm Saturday 8th September 10-10:30am 3 BED + STUDY | 3 BATH | 4 CAR 5,226m2 LAND | 378m2 FLOOR Sam Coskun 0423 300 355 Address: 30 Country Rd PALMWOODS sam@barnbyrealestate.com.au Price: $785,000 | ID: 404

ORIGINAL OWNERS HAVE BOUGHT ELSEWHERE, NOW THAT THEIR LARGE FAMILY HAS MOVED ON AND WILL LOOK AT ALL OFFERS A home that will cater again for very large families, tradies or that buyer that needs to have storage for a caravan, trailer and craftily designed to separate this from family living to workshop. Positioned in an exclusive no through pristine street hidden behind the front boundary vegetation with only 3km from Nambour’s schools, shops and train this is certainly an asset for acreage living yet so close to town. Listed below are just a few of this homes unique assets. • 5,088m2 Private block with 2 driveways • Separate guest wing or granny flat • 4-5 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms • Undercover entertaining area of 14 x 4 metres • 4 Car garaging with internal staircase • 3 Kilometres from Nambour central. • 3 Bay carport • In ground pool

Come see for yourself what this over 590m2 under roof home has to offer. BEST PRICED ACREAGE HOME IN AREA. Appointments any time. Open for Inspection: This Thursday 13th September 4-4.30pm Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September 1.30-2pm 4 BED | 3 BATH | 7 CAR | 5,088m2 LAND Craig Barnby 0427 533 731 Address: 2 Towen View Cout TOWEN MOUNTAIN craig@barnbyrealestate.com.au Price: $705,000 | ID: 396

07 5445 9200 sales@barnbyrealestate.com.au www.barnbyrealestate.com.au 7 Margaret Street PALMWOODS Qld 4555 myweeklypreview.com.au

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2/19 Muraban Street, MOOLOOLABA





IDEAL INVESTMENT UNIT OR MOVE IN. Are you seeking a solid investment only a hop, skip and a jump from Mooloolaba Esplanade? Also, ideal living for an older person, being on the ground level. Look no further than this 2-bedroom unit right in the heart of Mooloolaba. A couple of minutes to the popular north facing Mooloolaba beach plus your pick of the alfresco dining on the front. Close to Coles, transport, surf & bowls clubs and pretty much everything you could expect in a holiday destination.

AUCTION 29th September 2018 @ 12:00PM VIEW Wednesday & Saturdays @ 11:30 - 12PM CONTACT Jean Hamer 0419 034 500 Suzanne Annabel 0411 106 791

38/97A Burnett Street, Buderim


Beautifully designed high end apartment in the heart of Buderim. • Master with Ensuite, WIR & Balcony • Ducted A/C, Fans & High Ceilings • Undercover balcony for Alfresco dining • Secure 2 car parking with lift • Open Plan living plus Study nook • Galley Style Gourmet kitchen

Price: Offers Over $500,000



Inspect: Contact Agent View: remaxcoastandcountry.com.au/200717911 Chris Ryan M 0455 974 039 RE/MAX Coast and Country


ADDRESS 2 Main St, Buderim QLD 4556

Each office independently owned and operated

OFFICE 5476 7654


Mooloolaba 3 Bauhinia Drive




First Home - Investment - Rebuild An opportunity exists for first home buyers, investors or those looking to build a new home in this popular and convenient location. If you are a first home buyer, secure your future now. Investors, this property is ready to join the rental pool with a solid rental history. If you are looking for a site to build your new home, a double storey construction on this site will reward you with sweeping views towards the Glasshouse Mountains and Caloundra.


• Popular location, just minutes to beach and shopping • Easy, fast access to Sunshine Motorway • Currently 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 garage • Well fenced 597m2 block • Entry level opportunity in a great position •Be quick, book your inspection now!

On Site Sunday 30th September 11.00am View Saturday 12.00 – 12.30pm buderim.harcourts.com.au/QB3477 Rob Gardner 0409 720 148

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8 Judith Street, Nambour/Burnside


Gorgeous Family Home, freshly renovated with something for everyone! This is Champagne on a beer budget! Settle into enjoying life; popcorn & movies in the home theatre, marshmallows over the open fire, morning coffee freshly brewed, PLUS a workshop for hubby AND a place to park that boat/camper! • Spacious Open Plan Family / Dining / Kitchen (Hardwood Floors). Separate Home Theatre • Gorgeous Kitchen includes; Built-In Steam Oven, Coffee Machine & Plate Warmer, Gas Cooktop • 4 LARGE Bedrooms, Master with Walk In robe, 2 big modern bathrooms, Separate Study • Elevated Aspect, Refreshing Breezes, 2mins to CBD, Schools and Train Station, 20mins to Beaches • Dad will love the Double Garage PLUS workshop. North facing, fenced, level back yard. • All the hard work is done on this home and now the seller needs this property sold ASAP!

Price: Offers over $460,000 Inspect: Saturday 1-1.20pm View: outstandingagents.com.au/20073828 Jason Stock 0411 123 888




RE/MAX Property Sales


32 Pine Grove Road, Woombye


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

Price: $779,000 Inspect: Saturday 12-12.20pm View: outstandingagents.com.au/20006811 Jason Stock 0411 123 888



RE/MAX Property Sales


ADDRESS 103 Currie St, Nambour QLD 4560

Each office independently owned and operated

OFFICE 5470 7000


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6pm Grand Designs. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Gardening Australia. 8.30 Killing Eve. (MA15+) The situation in Moscow escalates. 9.15 Marcella. (M) Mo confronts Marcella. 10.05 QI. (PG) 10.35 ABC Late News.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Better Homes And Gardens. 8.30 MOVIE Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason. (2004) (M) Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth. Bridget Jones flees to Thailand on holiday. 10.45 To Be Advised.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 Rugby League Finals Preview. 7.50 Rugby League. NRL. First qualifying final. 9.45 Rugby League Finals Post-Match. 10.45 MOVIE Getaway. (2013) (M) Ethan Hawke, Selena Gomez. A race car driver’s wife is kidnapped.

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. (PG) 7.30 The Living Room. 8.30 All Aussie Adventures. (PG) 9.00 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 10.00 Street Smart. (PG) 10.30 2017 Montreal Comedy Festival. (M) 11.30 WIN News.

6pm The Chefs’ Line. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.35 Extreme Railway Journeys: Railroad To Mandalay. (PG) Presented by Chris Tarrant. 8.30 MOVIE Eye In The Sky. (2015) Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul. A military officer’s operation escalates. 10.25 SBS World News Late.


6pm Compass. (PG) 6.30 Back Roads. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 The Split. (M) 8.30 DCI Banks. (M) Banks’ obsession sends him over the edge. 9.20 Rake. (M) Cleaver becomes a suspect in a murder plot. 10.20 The Last Post. (M)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 MOVIE Night At The Museum. (2006) (PG) Ben Stiller. A man goes to work at a museum. 9.15 MOVIE Battleship. (2012) (M) Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard. A US Navy ship fights aliens. 11.50 The Goldbergs. (PG)

7.30pm Rugby League Finals Preview. 7.50 Rugby League. NRL. Third qualifying final. 9.50 Rugby League Finals Post-Match. 10.50 MOVIE The Art Of War. (2000) (MA15+) Wesley Snipes. An agent is framed for murder.

6pm Territory Cops. (PG) A man breaks into Government House. 7.30 Rugby Union. The Rugby Championship. Round 3. Australia v South Africa. From Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. 10.00 MOVIE Starsky & Hutch. (2004) (M) Ben Stiller. Two cops investigate a drug-running cartel.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 Joanna Lumley: The Quest For Noah’s Ark. 8.45 Running Wild With Roger Federer. (PG) Bear Grylls chats with Roger Federer. 9.35 The Pink House: Australia’s Oldest Brothel. (MA15+)


6pm Catalyst: Beating Diabetes. 7.00 ABC News Sunday. 7.40 Joanna Lumley’s India. (PG) Part 2 of 3. 8.30 Rake. (M) A new PM is sworn in on the eve of Anzac Day. 9.25 Vera. (M) A young man’s death is investigated. 11.00 Indian Summers. (M)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 Little Big Shots. (PG) 8.00 Sunday Night. 9.00 Crime Investigation Australia: Most Infamous: The Gonzales Family Murders. (MA15+) A look at the murders of the Gonzales family. 10.15 The Investigator: A British Crime Story. (MA15+)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 The Block. (PG) 8.30 60 Minutes. Investigative current affairs programme. 9.30 City Of Evil. (MA15+) Part 1 of 4. 10.30 See No Evil: Carlesha Freeland-Gaither. (M) 11.30 Conspiracy: The Nazi King. (PG)

6pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 6.30 The Sunday Project. 7.30 Russell Coight’s All Aussie Adventures. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Red 2. (2013) (M) Bruce Willis. 10.50 Sports Tonight. 11.35 Sherlock Holmes: Elementary. (M)

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.35 Beasts And The Pharaohs. A look at evidence of the world’s first zoo. 8.30 Concorde: Designing The Dream. Part 1 of 2. 10.25 Gender Revolution With Katie Couric. (M)


6pm Grand Designs. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Australian Story. 8.30 Four Corners. Hosted by Sarah Ferguson. 9.15 Media Watch. (PG) 9.35 Q&A: High School Students Special.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Little Big Shots. (PG) Hosted by Shane Jacobson. 8.30 Miniseries: Bancroft. (M) Part 1 of 2. 10.40 The Investigator: A British Crime Story. (MA15+)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 Doctor Doctor. (PG) Penny delivers Hugh an ultimatum. 9.40 Dr Christian Jessen Will See You Now. (M) 10.40 100% Footy. (M) 11.40 Two And A Half Men. (M)

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Australian Survivor. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 9.30 Street Smart. (PG) 10.00 The Graham Norton Show. (M) 11.00 Man With A Plan. (PG) 11.30 WIN News.

6pm Chefs’ Line. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Empire Of The Tsars: Romanov Russia: The Road To Revolution. (PG) 8.35 The Body Coach. Part 3 of 3. 9.35 24 Hours In Emergency: Live For Today. (M) 10.30 SBS News.

7pm ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Foreign Correspondent. 8.30 Catalyst: How To Get Lucky – The Maths Of Chance. Follows maths whizz Lily Serna. 9.30 David Attenborough’s Conquest Of The Skies: The First To Fly.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Take Me Out. (M) 8.45 800 Words. (PG) Ike receives some unlikely help from Shay. 9.45 QE2: The World’s Greatest Cruise Ship. (PG) Part 2 of 2. 10.45 Chicago Fire. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 True Story With Hamish & Andy: Scott. (PG) Australians recount hilarious true stories. 9.40 Kath & Kim. (PG) 10.50 Mom. (M) 11.50 The Closer. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Australian Survivor. Presented by Jonathan LaPaglia. 9.00 Bull. (M) Bull agrees to help Chunk’s daughter. 10.00 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) Callen’s father is apprehended. 11.00 The Project.

6pm Chefs’ Line. 6.30 News. 7.30 Great Continental Railway Journeys. (PG) 8.30 Insight. Presented by Jenny Brockie. 9.30 Dateline. 10.10 The Gang Crackdown.

7.30pm 7.30. 8.00 Anh’s Brush With Fame. 8.30 The Weekly With Charlie Pickering. (M) 9.00 Back In Very Small Business. (M) 9.35 Adam Hills: The Last Leg. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.00 Motorbike Cops. (PG) 8.30 9-1-1. (M) A full moon keeps the crew busy. 9.30 Criminal Minds. (M) 10.30 Criminal Minds. (MA15+)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 Bite Club. (M) An affluent couple are murdered. 9.40 Inside Crime: Til Death Do Us Part. Part 1 of 4. 10.55 Lethal Weapon. (M) 11.55 Rizzoli & Isles. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Bachelor Australia. 8.30 MOVIE My Big Fat Greek Wedding. (2002) (PG) Nia Vardalos, John Corbett. A Greek woman falls in love. 10.30 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 11.30 WIN News.

6pm The Chefs’ Line. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Great British Railway Journeys: Swindon To Bristol. (PG) 8.35 Hidden Restaurants With Michel Roux Jnr. Part 1 of 4. 9.35 Deep State. (M) Alexander Said arrives in London. 10.35 SBS News.

6pm Grand Designs. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Grand Designs Australia. (PG) 8.50 Loch Ness. (M) A local teenager goes missing. 9.40 QI. (M) 10.10 ABC Late News. 10.40 The Business.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Deja Vu. (2006) (M) Denzel Washington, Paula Patton. A bomb explodes on a New Orleans ferry. 11.00 Autopsy USA. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Driving Test. (PG) 8.00 RBT. (PG) 8.30 World’s Wildest Flights. (PG) Takes a look at wild flights. 9.30 The NRL Footy Show. (M) A look at the latest NRL news. 11.00 The AFL Footy Show. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Bachelor Australia. 8.30 Gogglebox. Opinionated viewers discuss TV shows. 9.30 Blue Bloods. (M) Danny asks his archenemy for help. 11.30 WIN News.

6.30pm News. 7.30 Tony Robinson Down Under. (PG) 8.30 Police Custody: The Lethal Weapon. (M) British police pursue a man for gun crimes. 9.30 24 Hours In Emergency: Here We Go Again. (M)






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6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Border Security: Int. 8.30 Australia’s Amazing Homes. (PG) 9.30 Selling Houses Aust. 10.30 Peter Andre’s 60 Minute Makeover.

6pm Megastructures. (PG) 7.00 Friday Night Countdown. 7.30 Football. AFL. First Elimination Final. Melbourne v Geelong. 11.00 MOVIE Underworld: Evolution. (2006) (MA15+)

6pm MOVIE Escape From Planet Earth. (2013) (PG) 7.45 MOVIE Inkheart. (2007) (PG) Brendan Fraser. 9.50 MOVIE Jumper. (2008) (M) Hayden Christensen. 11.35 Kevin Can Wait. (PG)

6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 The Good Life. 7.30 Airport Security Colombia. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Argo. (2012) (M) Ben Affleck. 10.50 House. (M) 11.50 Airport Security Colombia.

6.30pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 10.30 UFC 228 Countdown. 11.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M)

6pm Pointless. 6.30 Neighbours. ($) 7.00 Street Smart. 7.30 Raymond. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE She’s Out Of My League. (2010) (M) 10.35 Sex And The City. 11.10 James Corden. (C)


7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Would I Lie To You? 8.30 Live At The Apollo. 9.15 Chris Ramsey’s Stand Up Central. 9.40 Triple J’s One Night Stand Up.

6.30pm Air Crash Investigation. (PG) 7.30 Mighty Cruise Ships. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 11.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG)

7.30pm Football. AFL. Qualifying Final. West Coast v Collingwood. From Optus Stadium, Perth. 11.30 American Dad! (M) 12am Blokesworld. (PG) 12.30 BBQ Pitmasters. (PG)

7pm MOVIE Alvin And The Chipmunks. (2007) (G) Jason Lee, David Cross. 9.00 MOVIE Bad Neighbours 2. (2016) (MA15+) Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne. 11.00 Kevin Can Wait. (PG)

7pm MOVIE The Bounty Hunter. (2010) (PG) Jennifer Aniston. 9.15 MOVIE The Break-Up. (2006) (M) Jennifer Aniston, Vince Vaughn. 11.20 How The Rich Live Longer. (PG)

6pm Scorpion. (PG) 8.00 MacGyver. (M) 9.00 Bergerac. (M) 10.10 Allo! Allo! (PG) 10.45 MOVIE Drive Hard. (2014) (MA15+) John Cusack, Thomas Jane, Zoe Ventoura.

6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 9.30 To Be Advised. 10.30 Street Smart. (PG) 11.00 The Loop. (PG)


7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Penn & Teller: Fool Us. 8.45 Dara O’Briain: Craic Dealer. 9.35 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. 10.20 Would I Lie To You?

6pm Mighty Ships. (PG) 7.00 Border Security: International. (PG) 8.00 Border Security: Australia’s Front Line. (PG) 10.00 To Be Advised. 10.30 Border Security. (PG)

6.30pm MOVIE Independence Day. (1996) (PG) Will Smith. 9.20 MOVIE Taken 3. (2014) (MA15+) Liam Neeson, Forest Whitaker. 11.35 Family Guy. (MA15+) 12.05am Wicked Tuna. (M)

6pm The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Dark Knight. (2008) (M) Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart. 11.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG)

7pm Midsomer Murders. (PG) 9.00 DCI Banks. (M) 10.00 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 11.00 The Closer. (M)

6pm Scorpion. (PG) 7.00 Nature’s Great Events. (PG) 9.00 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 9.30 Motorcycle Racing. MotoGP. Race 13. San Marino Grand Prix. 11.00 Car Crash Britain.

6pm Frasier. (PG) 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Stardust. (2007) (PG) Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, Michelle Pfeiffer. 11.05 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG)


7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Adam Hills: The Last Leg. 8.40 Josh. 9.10 Schitt’s Creek. 9.35 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. 10.20 Peep Show.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Doc Martin. (PG) 8.30 Foyle’s War. (M) 10.30 Crimes That Shook The World. (MA15+) 11.30 Medical Emergency. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Aliens Vs Predator: Requiem. (2007) (M) Steven Pasquale, Reiko Aylesworth. 10.30 MOVIE King Arthur. (2004) (M)

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE National Security. (2003) (M) Martin Lawrence, Steve Zahn, Colm Feore. 10.50 The Big Bang Theory. (PG)

6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 The Good Life. 7.30 Death In Paradise. (M) 8.40 New Tricks. (PG) 9.50 Line Of Duty. (MA15+) 11.10 Inside The World’s Toughest Prisons. (M)

6.30pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 NCIS. (M) 11.30 CSI: Miami. (M)

6pm Pointless. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Frasier. (PG) 7.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 8.30 The Flash. (M) 10.30 Sex And The City. (MA15+) 11.00 James Corden. (M)


7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Mock The Week. 8.35 The IT Crowd. 9.00 Schitt’s Creek. 9.30 The Inbetweeners. 9.55 Peep Show. 10.20 Workaholics.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 To Be Advised. 8.30 Inspector George Gently. (M) 10.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG) 11.30 Medical Emergency. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Aussie Salvage Squad. (M) 9.30 Highway Thru Hell. (PG) 10.30 Counting Cars. (PG) 12am Hard Knocks.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 8.00 Big Bang. (M) 8.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE The Devil’s Advocate. (1997) (MA15+) Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves.

6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 The Good Life. 7.30 New Tricks. (M) 8.40 Midsomer Murders. (M) 10.40 Major Crimes. (M) 11.40 Law & Order. (M)

6.30pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 CSI: Miami. (M) 10.30 CSI: NY. (M) 11.30 48 Hours. (M)

6pm Pointless. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Frasier. 7.30 Raymond. (PG) 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. (M) 9.30 Hughesy, We Have A Problem. (M) 10.30 Sex And The City. 11.00 James Corden.


7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Absolutely Fabulous. 8.30 The Catherine Tate Show. 9.00 Schitt’s Creek. 9.30 The Moaning Of Life. 10.15 Peep Show.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Tales From The Coast With Robson Green. (PG) 8.30 Judge John Deed. (M) 10.30 Cities Of The Underworld. 11.30 Medical Emergency.

6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.30 Family Guy. (M) 11.00 American Dad! (M) 12am Black-ish. (PG) 12.30 World Of X Games.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE The 6th Day. (2000) (M) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sarah Wynter, Michael Rapaport. 11.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG)

6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 The Good Life. 7.30 Agatha Christie’s Poirot. (PG) 8.40 Agatha Christie’s Marple. (PG) 10.40 Cold Case. (M) 11.40 Law & Order. (M)

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

6pm Pointless. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Frasier. (PG) 7.30 Raymond. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Catwoman. (2004) Halle Berry. 10.30 Sex And The City. (MA15+) 11.00 James Corden.

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 The Weekly. 8.30 The Hollowmen. 9.00 Schitt’s Creek. 9.30 Back In Very Small Business. 10.00 Peep Show.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Father Brown. (M) 8.30 Murdoch Mysteries. 10.30 Murdoch Mysteries. (M) 11.30 Medical Emergency. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 American Restoration. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Kingsman: The Secret Service. (2014) (M) Taron Egerton, Colin Firth. 11.00 Ink Master. (M)

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Johnny English Reborn. (2011) (PG) Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Gillian Anderson. 10.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG)

6pm Secret Dealers. (PG) 7.00 The Good Life. 7.30 Miss Marple. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE Agatha Christie’s Death On The Nile. (1978) (PG) Peter Ustinov. 11.35 Rizzoli & Isles.

6.30pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 Car Crash Britain. (M) 9.30 The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters. 10.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M)



6pm Pointless. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Frasier. (PG) 7.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 8.30 Sex And The City. (M) 9.00 Sex And The City. (MA15+) 11.00 James Corden.


with MWP’s man in the water

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