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ell, 2019 is officially here and I can’t help but ponder what the new year has in store. As with any other evening, the clock ticks over from midday into a fresh day, but that shift from December 31 to January 1 holds significance for many. It symbolises a fresh start, the chance to form new habits and to set goals. It is also a time to look back on our achievements and celebrate accordingly. According to research agency Statista, some of the most common New Year’s resolutions include eating healthier, getting more exercise, better self-care and of course, saving money. The financial experts say that creating and sticking to a budget is one of the most important commitments you can make not only for the present, but for the future. And given the new year, we thought it was a great time to help our readers get on the right budgeting path. For our first feature story of 2019, deputy editor Leigh Robshaw has spoken with some money experts who share their tips on how to get ahead financially and save money. There are some great ideas, many which are quite easy to follow. Turn to page 14 to read the story for yourself. Also this edition, we profile successful comedian Jimeoin, take a look at some great (free!) ways to keep busy these holidays and have all the usual beauty, fashion, entertainment and property. Enjoy! I hope 2019 brings happiness and good health to you and your family.

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What’s happening around the Coast this month?

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FEATURE STORY

BUDGETING: IT’S EASIER THAN YOU THINK Kicking yourself for spending too much over Christmas? Make this the year you get on top of your finances and stick to a plan that will ensure you’re not feeling the same way this time next year. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.

Noel Whittaker is one of the world’s foremost authorities on personal finance and has written 20 books. He is currently an adjunct professor and executive-inresidence with the Queensland University of Technology, as well as a committee member advising the Australian Securities and Investment Commission. He lives in Brisbane and has a house at Sunshine Beach. Personal finance expert Noel Whittaker says the biggest budgeting mistake people make is not doing it. “It’s a bit like making a will, you can always leave it one more day,” Mr Whittaker says. “You need to know the importance of it. I’ve got a checklist I give out to people. I say you need a mate. It might be your partner and if you haven’t got a partner, it might be

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your parents, brother or kids. “It’s a bit like going for a jog. It’s easier if it’s two people together. You say I’m going to meet you at six and we’ll go for a walk. The first day of the month you say, let’s sit down and look at the budget. It’s easy once you start.” Mr Whittaker says Christmas is a dangerous period, a time when many people spend money they don’t have. “Afterpay terrifies me,” he says. “With Afterpay and credit cards, you always spend more than you think you will. If you can’t afford it today, how are you going to afford it in a month’s time when all the school fees arrive? “Afterpay and credit cards are the same as far as if you pay on time, there are no fees. But it doesn’t feel like spending real money. From time to time, I’ll get a $100 bill in my pocket and to spend it is torture. With a credit card, you just go ‘swish’. Putting it on plastic doesn’t feel like spending real money. “If you’ve got a credit card debt, you’ve got a problem. If you can’t pay back your credit card debt, you’re spending more than you are earning. It’s only going to get worse. The whole thing about credit cards is it’s not so much that you buy what you don’t need, but that you don’t realise how quickly the debt is growing. Every time I get the statement, the balance is always far more than I thought it was going to be.” He doesn’t go as far as the ‘Barefoot Investor’ Scott Pape, who shuns credit

cards completely. Mr Whittaker says that’s just not realistic. He does, however, advise using debit cards instead of credit cards where possible. Mr Whittaker says no one is born being a good budgeter and it’s a skill everyone can learn. “There are those who do it and those who do it and say they can’t do without it. The hardest thing is moving from not interested to actually doing it. There are those of us who are more interested in saving money than others. For years I’ve pushed the 7-11 fuel app. I’ve spoken about it and most people don’t care. I have no idea why.” When it comes to sticking to a budget, Mr Whittaker says it all comes down to discipline. “You’ve got to say, that’s it. Most people are in a relationship and you need to discuss it with your partner in a sensible way. “It’s a matter of getting into the habit. The hardest thing is to start and then it’s lack of routine that kills it. “I’m fine till we go on holidays. Twice a week we go to Pilates – without fail. But if I’m away, it’s a bit hard to find somewhere to do it so I don’t. It’s the same with budgeting.” For those on variable incomes, Mr Whittaker suggest budgeting around your lowest pay week or month, so that any more than that will be a bonus. And when it comes to budgeting apps, he says any tool is great if it works. “But again, most people don’t bloody well do them.”

Fiona Lippey is the founder of the Simple Savings website, which has been running for 16 years. She lives at Buderim in the “worst house in the best street” with her husband, four children and four dogs. Fiona Lippey is not your average money guru or finance expert. She’s a Buderim mother of four who began her website to help other women like herself budget and save money. It has become a huge success and she now has 18,000 money saving tips on her website and a large following. Mrs Lippey studied industrial design at university because she wanted to design children’s toys, but during the course of her degree, realised she faced a moral dilemma. “There is something called designed myweeklypreview.com.au

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FEATURE STORY obsolescence, where all our objects are designed to break outside the warranty period. I didn’t want to be in an industry where I was manipulating people, making their lives harder. “When I had my first child, I watched mothers be manipulated into buying things they didn’t need. Because I knew how to do it, I thought no, this isn’t good enough. So I started helping mums realise they had more choices.” Mrs Lippey says people are manipulated into overspending at Christmas time and wants to help them wake up. “Last year at Kmart, a couple of days before Christmas, half the shelves were empty. It looked like there had been a cyclone. People are so desperate and frenetic. Humans are herd animals and the idea of the Boxing Day sales is to whip people into a frenzy, make them irrational and vulnerable. Marketers go, ‘dumb, dumb, dumb’. The goal is to get people to drop their barriers. It’s amazing the extent to which that works.” Mrs Lippey runs a Facebook group that is becomes inundated with people needing help just after Christmas. “January and February are always difficult months,” she says. “You’ve got to plan ahead, because you know these months are difficult. We have a no-spending challenge, which is where you cut out all the non-essential spending for a month. If families are on two incomes, they can save one income.” She says non-essentials are prepackaged food, chocolate, wine, new clothes, toys, movie tickets and beauty products, unless you need them to earn an income. “Even meat is questionable at the moment because it’s so expensive,” she says. “There are many tricks to make vegetarian meals taste good. It essentially comes down to adding more fat. Legumes can be satisfying if you add more fat.” She draws the line at asking people to give up coffee, however. “Coffee is an addiction,” she says. “If you try to get rid of your addictions on a no-spend month, then you destroy the entire month. Maybe this time you can do the month without stopping coffee. When people stop

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SIMPLE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY • Cut back on coffee and alcohol. • Make your lunch at home. • Have people over for dinner rather than going out all the time and ask everyone to bring a plate of food. • Borrow books and DVDs from the library. • Lock up your credit card and only pay for things with cash. • Instead of buying new clothes, hit the op shops. • Only buy new clothes on sale. • Grow greens at home instead of buying them. • Buy generic products instead of brand names. • Cut down on meat or buy cheap cuts and use a slow cooker. coffee they’re not very nice to be around. Keep the coffee, but be more organised and bring it from home. “I advise people to stop, think and save. Stop and think about every purchase, do your research, put as many barriers between you and making a purchase as possible. Ask yourself: What will I gain? What will I lose? Do I have the cash? Is there a better way or a smarter way? Delay, delay, delay. How low can you go?” Asked whether this isn’t a little on the penny-pinching side, Mrs Lippey says she’d rather call it smart shopping. “If you aren’t clever, they will take your money from you. There are marketers out there with multimillion-dollar budgets. You have to protect yourself.” In her own life, Mrs Lippey follows a ‘no budget budget’, which means she spends as

little as possible at all times. Her husband keeps the family budget on a spreadsheet and she does her bit by keeping the expenses down. She avoids credit cards and Afterpay. “They’re traps,” she says. “Fool’s gold. If you don’t have the money to pay for it, you cannot afford it. It’s as simple as that. There’s no magical time when you’re going to have twice as much money as you do now.” She acknowledges that many people use credit cards as a safety net and suggests this trick if you really can’t bear to part with yours – put it into an empty plastic container, fill it with water and freeze it. When you want to use it, you’ll have to wait for it to defrost, which may give you the time you need to avoid an impulse purchase. Another trick is to wrap it in a ball of wool, which makes it harder to get at when you spot a fabulous pair of shoes you just have to have. “If you are going to have a spare credit card, make sure it’s not in your wallet,” she says. “If it’s an emergency card only, it has to be hard to get at.” To keep you on track with your budget, Mrs Lippey recommends using apps like You Need a Budget and is now developing her own budgeting app, which she hopes to release next year. Mrs Lippy says it’s wise to take things slow when implementing a new budget. “Only do one thing at a time and keep it small, keep it simple,” she says. “Don’t try to do everything. You don’t have to do it all in a month. We used to have a 12-month challenge and the job was to change one wasteful habit a month, like buying bottled water. Set up memory triggers to say, ‘hey, take your water bottle with you’. Put memory triggers in your wallet to remind you to stop, think and save when you’re out. You need a barrier between you and the marketer.” When considering why many of us are so bad at budgeting, she echoes Noel Whittaker’s words: “The biggest mistake people make with budgeting is hiding from it. Pretending it will all go away or it will take care of itself if you don’t make a plan. A fool and his money are easily parted. You have to take charge of it.”

WHAT BUDGET? Scott Pape is the author of the bestselling book The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You’ll Ever Need and the more recent Barefoot Investor for Families. Mr Pape says he’s never been able to stick to a budget and that for most people, they don’t work. He believes budgets set you up to fail. His method of attaining financial freedom is radically different to most out there and with more than a million copies of his first book sold, it has struck a chord with Australians and seen the rebellious young maverick featured in The New York Times. In his recent book The Barefoot Investor for Families, he says there are only 10 things kids need to know about money and you can teach it to them over dinner, once a week. Central to Mr Pape’s money plan – which he says you can write in 10 minutes on a restaurant serviette – is his strategy of opening four online, interest free bank accounts and giving each one a name. The idea is to allocate certain percentages of your income to daily expenses, a short-term ‘splurge’ account, a long-term ‘smile’ account and an emergency account. With his first book having sold 1.3 million copies, breaking every nonfiction publishing record in Australia, he may be onto something. Visit barefootinvestor.com.

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Reels & How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Holidays mean long days, family trips to the beach and summer movies. If you’ve caught the new Mary Poppins movie and watched Ralph Breaks the Internet, there’s another reason to get to the air-conditioned comfort of one of our cinemas after a new kids’ flick opened yesterday (January 3). The third and final instalment in the saga of our favourite animated Viking and his dragon pals is How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. Hiccup is now the ruler of Berk and with Astrid by his side, has created a dragon utopia. But the chaotic fun doesn’t last long and after danger threatens the village, Hiccup and Toothless must journey to a hidden world to discover their destinies and save their world.

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Summer is not just about beaches and barbecues – it’s also a great time to chillax with a summer read or escape to the cinema. Here are our picks of new release books and movies.

Mary Queen of Scots

Glass

The trailers have been tempting us for months but on January 17, we finally get to see Margot Robbie in full Elizabethan glory. The Australian actress (as Elizabeth I) shares the screen with the equally talented Saoirse Ronan as Mary, Queen of Scots, Elizabeth’s cousin and rival. Shortly after becoming a widow as an 18-year-old, Mary Stuart returns to her native Scotland from France to reclaim her throne. But the indomitable Elizabeth I stands in her way. Packed with plot twists and palace intrigue, the film tells the story of the cousins’ tumultuous relationship, which, from the opening scene, we know will not end well for Mary. The film has had mixed reviews, but it will undoubtedly be a visual feast.

Also out on January 17 is the much-anticipated M Night Shyamalan film Glass. Love him or hate him, there’s no doubting that Mr Shyamalan’s films are unique. Glass brings together the narratives of two of his other films – Unbreakable and Split. Security guard David Dunn uses the supernatural abilities he discovered in Unbreakable to track Split’s Kevin Wendell Crumb in his superhuman persona of The Beast (it’s just one of 24 personalities) in a series of encounters. Meanwhile the shadowy presence of Elijah Price, who now goes by the name of Mr Glass, emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets that is crucial to both men. Don’t see this one alone.

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Call Me Evie Author: JP Pomare Publisher: Hachette Australia RRP: $29.99 If your literary taste swings to Gone Girl and The Girl On The Train, stick JP Pomare’s debut novel on your shopping list. It’s the story of Evie, a young woman held captive by a man named Jim in an isolated New Zealand beach town. Jim says he’s hiding Evie to protect her, because she did something terrible back home in Melbourne. In the creaky house that is her prison, Evie starts piecing together the fractured memories of the events that led her here. Is Jim really keeping her safe? Can Evie trust Jim? Can she trust her own memories? This beautifully written thriller is the definition of a page turner, with characters that keep you guessing and a plot that is frustratingly compelling. As all good thrillers should be.

The Gilded Wolves

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Set in Paris in the late 19th century, the story revolves around Séverin MontagnetAlarie, a treasure hunter and wealthy hotel owner who loves a secret. The world is on the cusp of change and the Exposition Universelle has breathed new life into the streets of Paris, and when an all-powerful society called the Order of Babel seeks him out for help, Séverin is offered an unimaginable treasure. All he has to do is retrieve an ancient artefact for the Order – and stay alive in the process. But Séverin won’t be able to go alone. Like so many other young adult novels, you don’t need to be a teen to enjoy The Gilded Wolves. It’s brimming with intriguing characters and a fascinating world built by the author who penned The New York Times bestseller, The Star-Touched Queen.

The recent rioting in Paris is a timely reminder that the French have had a long history of taking to the street to protest their government, or their monarchy. Dickens’ story centres on the ageing Doctor Manette, who, after 18 years as a prisoner in the Bastille, is finally released and reunited with his daughter, Lucie, in England. But the doctor is soon to return to Paris, after the pair meet exiled French aristocrat Charles Darnay and brilliant English lawyer Sydney Carton. The four people’s lives will then be forever entwined thanks to their shared love of Lucie. From London to the blood-soaked streets of Paris, the story unfolds in the shadow of La Guillotine and the shady characters who ruled the streets during France’s Reign of Terror.

It might take you a while to get through Walkley award-winning journalist Kerry O’Brien’s memoir. This weighty tome is laden with his reflections on the social and political upheavals he has witnessed in his 70-plus years on this earth, and the personalities – such as Barack Obama Nelson Mandela and Margaret Thatcher – who made history. The former 7.30 Report frontman has interviewed the great and the good, including global leaders and politicians, philosophers, artists and scientists, and has borne witness to life-changing events, both good and bad. While his experience is expansive, his memoir is an intimate account told with wit and wisdom, where O’Brien reflects on the big events, the big personalities and the big lessons learned.

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Free holiday Ewen Maddock Dam supplies much of the regionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s water, but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also a great place to escape the summer heat and enjoy a family picnic or barbecue in a beautiful, shady spot. Maddock Park, which is just off the Mooloolah Connection Road, Mooloolah, has a playground and picnic tables, plus free barbecues. There are toilets and a shaded kidsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; park in front of the carpark and it only takes a minute to walk to the picnic and swimming area. Set up camp for the day and explore the easy walking and mountain bike trails that follow the perimeter of the dam through beautiful bushland. After a walk or ride, take a dip in the fresh water to cool off. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a small sandy beach area where you can set up chairs and towels and the swimming area is roped off and safe for kids.

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For active kids, check out the new Beez Kneez black-diamond mountain bike trail in Caloundra Town Reserve on Sugar Bag Road. The trail opened last month after local riders and trail builders Trailworx led the construction team. Queensland Minister for Sport Mick de Brenni says the new trail is unique â&#x20AC;&#x153;with gravity flow trails, two major gravity generators, three wall rides, jumps, multiple timber skill features and a step-up finish. All this is packed into a heart-stopping 900 metres set in natural bushland.â&#x20AC;? Hardcore riders and beginners alike will love the 12 kilometres of trail.

Entertaining the kids these school holidays doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to be expensive. In fact, there are many activities you can do as a family that wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t cost a thing.

For the next three Mondays (January 7, 14 and 21) pop into your local council library for colouring-in, puzzles and other activities. All ages are welcome and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s free. For babies and toddlers up to two years, there are Rhymetime mornings that feature songs, rhymes and finger plays, while two to five-year-olds can take part in Storytime activities. The regionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s council-run libraries are in Maroochydore, Kawana, Beerwah, Maleny, Coolum, Nambour and Caloundra. For more library-located fun, head to library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au and click â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s onâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;. The Sunshine Coast isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t known for its abundance of snorkelling spots, but there are a few beaches in the region where you can grab your snorkel and flippers and have a close encounter with marine life, and even spot a turtle or two. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a shallow reef at Point Arkwright just south of Coolum thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a good spot to kick around. Just park at the picnic area near the lookout. On a calm day when thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no surf, Moffat Beach also offers snorkelling opportunities. Or you can head around the bend to the Shelly Beach picnic area, where the rock pools are always worth exploring. Point Cartwright is also a beautiful spot to explore when itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s calm and the tide is full. Park at La Balsa and follow the track around the bend and make camp on the sand.

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A BEAUTIFUL HOME FOR A GREAT ORGANISATION Bruce and Denise Morcombe realise a long-held dream as they put the finishing touches on Daniel House at Palmwoods.

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t’s a much-loved Sunshine Coast organisation that does incredible work in our local community and around the country, so it’s not surprising that 80 local businesses came together to contribute materials and services to help build Daniel House, the Daniel Morcombe Foundation’s soon-to-be administrative hub. And they are almost done – the team that is building Daniel House is in the process of putting the finishing touches on the structure, which is set to have its grand opening on February 15. As well as being home to the foundation’s administration centre and national office, the group will also run its Walk Tall program from Daniel House. Walk Tall offers free counselling services for survivors of crime. The foundation will also continue to deliver its Keeping Kids Safe programs and resources and co-ordinate Australia’s largest national day of action on child safety awareness, Day for Daniel. The State Government provided $900,000 in funding to help complete the build. Sunshine Coast businesses have also been generous in contributing about $500,000 to the project, while individuals and community groups have also

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contributed through the House for Daniel Buy a Brick Campaign, which ran through September last year. “Hats off to everyone. This is outstanding and a huge motivator for us to continue to deliver on the foundation’s aims,” says Bruce Morcombe. “We are honoured that the local building community has joined with us to help make Australia and the Sunshine Coast a safer place for all children,” adds Daniel Morcombe Foundation CEO Holly Brennan. “Child safety is everyone’s business and the Coast really takes that pledge to heart.”

The vision of the Daniel Morcombe Foundation is to create a future where all children and young people receive education, protection and support to be safe from abuse and harm. The foundation has delivered education to more than 260,000 students across Queensland and visited more than 1000 schools and communities around the country.

There are a number of ways the community and local businesses can help the Daniel Morcombe Foundation. Go to danielmorcombe.com.au to find out how.

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WHO YA GONNA CALL? While itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s easier than ever to send a quick message to ask someone how they are, people are carving out less time to pick up the phone and have a proper conversation. Enter SocialCall, an app that was created to foster meaningful connections by gently reminding you when its time to call your parents, grandparents or best friend from high school. SocialCall helps you stay in touch with the people you care about by setting favourite contacts and reminding you to contact them on a regular basis. The app also keeps track of the last time you called each person on your list, so you have an easy visual reminder to get in touch. SocialCall is available on Google Play for $2.29 and is for Android phones only at this stage.

PIGGY BANK UPGRADE Pigzbe is a physical piggy-wallet connected to an app. Parents send it digital coins for pocket money and special occasions and the gadget teaches kids how to save, budget and manage their digital money. Children can earn Wollo, the cryptocurrency established by the company who manufactures Pigzeby, by having it transferred from the parent app through to their Pigzeby and they can watch their savings grow with their own moneytree on the interactive game. Every Pigzbe comes with 200 Wollo for parents to distribute, which is enough to fund 10,000 tasks. When you run out, you can buy more Wollo online. Pigzeby is still in the design phase and has launched a fundraising campaign through kickstarter.com.au. For more information visit kickstarter.com.au.

BIG TECH BOOST COMING TO REGIONAL QUEENSLAND Regional Queensland will get access to faster, cheaper internet using the state-owned fibre optic network. The tech scheme will utilise an enormous amount of spare capacity along 6000 kilometres of fibre-optic cable, which was installed throughout regional Queensland to service state-owned corporations. A new state-owned entity, called Fibreco, has been set up to lease the capacity to internet retail service providers and will be operational by mid next year. More than 600,000 homes and businesses from the Sunshine Coast to Cairns, through cities such as Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Mackay, Townsville, and smaller surrounding towns, will benefit from the internet boost. The network also stretches inland as far as Emerald, Roma and Toowoomba. Regional Queensland has been highlighted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission as one of the least competitive markets in the country. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; AAP

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JIMEOIN: “LAUGHTER – IT’S PRETTY GREAT” After almost three decades in the business, Irish funnyman Jimeoin is still going strong and is bringing his show Result! to the Sunshine Coast. Get ready for a good laugh. WORDS: Candice Holznagel.

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e’s been called the king of observational comedy but sometimes even Irish stand-up comedian Jimeoin faces criticism for his knack of turning personal anecdotes into stage fodder. “I never really have a message. I’m very influenced by what I see and what I like,’’ he admits. “My wife gets a real flying. It’s more about the relationship between man and woman when you’ve been with someone for a while. “She never watches my show. She couldn’t think of anything worse,’’ he adds with a laugh. Thankfully, thousands of people around the world love to hear Jimeoin’s marital narrative. His latest tour has taken him from the United Kingdom to New South Wales, and soon to the Sunshine Coast where he will perform later this month. When we speak, Jimeoin has been cooped up in a Newcastle hotel room. I think he is grateful for the distraction. “Sometimes these are the only conversations I have in the day,’’ he says. “I travel on my own a lot of the time. I keep myself busy… I’m writing for a show in the UK, so I’m working on that non-stop. I enjoy writing, if you’re not enjoying it, it’s like pulling teeth. It’s all or nothing.” I have to ask if he takes work into the family home. I can’t help but picture him cracking jokes and trying out his new material over the dinner table. “I don’t think so. I’m one of these people who leave the job at the door. “I have a lot of fun at the home… I enjoy the family.” Perhaps this is one of the reasons why Jimeoin is eager to hit the road for his Sunshine Coast show – he usually brings the family, including all four kids. “I like the east-coast trip. They (my family) do come up quite a bit. It’s nice. “We drive from Melbourne doing gigs. By the time I get there I’m tired… then we always have a holiday.” This year, there won’t be time for too much play as Jimeoin is set to jet straight to the UK following his Australian shows.

“That’s hard work,’’ he admits of the next leg of his tour. “There is a different place every night. It keeps me busy and that’s the key to my soul. Everyone gets annoyed with work, at the moment I really enjoy it. “It’s a really creative art form. It’s really creative to sit down and come up with ideas that are different from others. Stand-ups, we’re into it in a big way. “Trainspotters are into trains… we’re into this at a level… a big way. I absolutely love it. “It’s just a really enjoyable art form because you can get on with it. You don’t have to talk to anybody, you don’t have to

run your idea past someone. TV and films have ruling committees. This, I can just do it. I love it.” Through the years, Jimeoin has had success on the screen with hit flicks The Craic and The Extra, as well as his threeseason television offering, Jimeoin. But it is stand-up that continues to call his name. “It’s a skill,’’ he says. “If you stop doing it, you lose it. I have an act, it’s an act I’ve worked on for a long time. I tend to stick with my jokes and get on with that.” And get on with it, he has. The comedian has been entertaining audiences for close to three decades. It’s impressive considering he started his career on a building site. From the age of 18, he spent four years in London studying the theory and practical of the construction industry. His first job had him working 10-hour days, six days a week. He soon grew tired – or in his words, “had a gut full of that” – and his tendency to find humour in life spawned his next career move. “Yeah, I was (the class clown),’’ Jimeoin recalls. “We had a bunch of mates. You know those more outgoing people at school, I wasn’t one of those. I was mumbly… a lot of boys fall into that category. “I loved drama at school and wanted to be an actor. In London I’d go to drama workshops.” However, it wasn’t until he reached Australia that his on-stage career took off after he decided to give this stand-up thing a red hot go. “It was the first time that I was talking about something that was really what I wanted to be talking about and everyone finding that funny. “The next day at work, things had changed in my mind but I know that none of these people knew what had happened. I have to find the voice and do this. “Laughter, it’s pretty great. I wouldn’t want to be a politician.”

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MY OPINION

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Sami Muirhead discusses an affliction 92 per cent of the population suffers from – earworms. Read on at your own peril.

Rebecca Grisman says good times and bad times don’t happen according to calendar years. It’s just life – and change can be a blessing in disguise.

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he song Baby Shark went viral last year and I have still not recovered from it. My kids love it and because they are smart little monkeys who can use that little round machine where Google does everything for you and answers your questions, they request the song be played about 3877 times a day. They run around the house snapping their arms open and closed as if they are a pack of great whites consisting of baby sharks, mummy sharks and grandma sharks (as the song goes). So now there are Baby Shark toys that will be released in the next week and they play the annoying but oh-so-catchy tune, which means the things are about to reach pandemic proportions. I will tell you why: Baby Shark is a giant earworm. You cannot shake this song once you hear it. If you are one of the 92 per cent of the population who regularly experiences earworms – snippets of music that pop uninvited into your head and will not go away – you may wish there was a way to make them stop. Some say chewing gum works. Others say you need to listen to the song in its entirety. So what do you think the world’s most unshakable song is? We can thank Disneyland for not being able to budge It’s A Small World After All out of our heads. Believe by Cher is also a repeat offender when it comes to the list of most annoying songs. “Do you believe in life

after love?” will be in your head all day now. Sorry! What about Macarena, You’re Beautiful by James Blunt and Barbie Girl by Aqua for really annoying earworms, too? A super big earworm is also that Blue song by Eiffel 65. “I’m blue, da ba dee, so blue da ba dee.” Oh make the bad man stop singing in my head! Roar by Katy Perry sticks like glue at 2am in the morning when you are trying to sleep. The same can be said for Shake It Off by

“I literally cannot get it out of my head for days after I hear it” Taylor Swift and All The Single Ladies by Beyoncé. But for me there is one song I can never get out of my head: it is Kylie’s Can’t Get You Out Of My Head with all of her glorious, “La la la la la la la la la” singing. I literally cannot get it out of my head for days after I hear it. We used to have an Elsa doll from Frozen that would belt out Let It Go in the middle of the night when my little girl rolled on it accidentally. That doll and that tune nearly drove me to madness. Let’s hope the batteries run out super quickly on these new Baby Shark toys. And sorry if I have planted a song in your mind. “La la la la la la la la.”

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

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t was a momentous year of milestones in 2018 for many of my family and friends. Not all were welcome, and although we are still reflecting on the ending of things, I’m focusing on the new beginnings those endings can create. I don’t think any calendar year is innately good or bad. I believe life just happens and how I choose to respond to the occasional rollercoaster is ultimately what can wind me, or wind me up. Often the very thing that blindsides you today can be a blessing in hindsight. Sometimes it takes time and the will to see it that way. As an example, I began my niche marketing business from home a decade ago, just as the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) hit hard. I weighed up the option of clinging instead to commuting to a safe, city job with lots of perks but few opportunities to grow or progress. I imagined that starting a new consultancy would be challenging, probably madness – and it was uphill at first, but in fact the GFC presented more work than I guessed, because many companies chose to outsource their marketing needs as they downsized. My timing was accidentally perfect. This year I was so busy working with clients nationally, travelling, juggling home life, studying a whole new industry

and learning on the fly, that I completely forgot to mark the 10-year anniversary of my business. That’s a pretty good problem to have, as the saying goes. It is not always simple or fun to see the possibilities and the positives in change, but it can make a big difference if you always have something to look forward to that you’re passionate about. I like the summer heat because it means pool swims under the stars with my son. I don’t begrudge the traffic that means tourists and visitors. I like to see my local cafes and bars busy, I can wait my turn. I love the Australia Day long weekend for bringing the Murphy Homes Maroochy Classic surf carnival to my favourite beach and a barbecue with the Hottest 100 playlist in my neighbour’s backyard. I am looking forward to joining the guys I know who get together every year to watch the Superbowl at The Post Office; it’s the one time this year I’ll eat hot dogs and drink beer. I will even get some sense of satisfaction from having to close out my year and pay my BAS, because that means my business is still growing and enabling me to do what I love. So, welcome to the new year! Whatever is behind you, I hope you’re keen for all the goodness that is ahead. Let’s keep looking forward to whatever comes next.

Rebecca Grisman is a communications specialist who has lived on the Sunshine Coast for more than 20 years.

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n a back to the future moment, grocery chain Coles has relisted as a separate company on the ASX after being owned by Wesfarmers for the past decade. The food retail outlook appears more balanced and is improving, but we would like to see greater clarity on the company’s food strategy, along with an end to the declines in convenience business earnings, before taking a more positive view on the retailer. Food deflation is moderating in dry grocery, and the fruit and vegetable category has recently turned inflationary after making a deflationary contribution for some time. The changes in management and focus at Coles suggest it will not be the driver of deflation. Fresh food remains an area of market

share headroom for Coles and Woolworths. Dry grocery share between the two majors is circa 70–75 per cent, but in fresh food categories it is only around 50–60 per cent. The Coles liquor business is poor in comparison with Woolworths, in our view. It has a weak big box format, sells too little wine and too little private label product, and it also lacks overall scale in sourcing and broader fixed-cost leverage. Earnings growth from the Coles units will be greatest from the liquor business as private label and network optimisation continue, but our expectations are modest given the inherent limitations in the Coles offering. The significant cost savings flagged by Coles are long-dated, and need food inflation to drive earnings growth. The reliance on food inflation is due to Coles facing some hurdles that Woolworths does not, or at least not to the same extent. The Coles store network is well-pruned, but it lacks quality at the upper end, with fewer stores than Woolworths that achieve sales of $2 million or more per week. In addition, supply-chain cost savings for Coles are somewhat modest compared with the savings from automated distribution centres that Woolworths will enjoy from the first quarter of fiscal 2020. Supply chain savings do partly help in fiscal 2019 and 2020, but automated distribution

centres savings do not flow through until fiscal 2022 and 2023. Convenience earnings continue to fall. Coles has endured declining total and like-for-like fuel volumes in recent years since the change in ownership of alliance partner Shell to Viva Energy. Viva is charging Coles higher supply prices as it focuses on dollar profitability rather than the volume strategy that Shell employed. This has led Coles to charge customers a significant premium. The fallout is declining fuel volumes and site productivity now well below Woolworths, despite Coles having far superior site quality. Overall, Coles provides an earnings stream that is somewhat defensive – but not as defensive as that of arch-rival Woolworths. Valuation support for the stock is also lacking, given it trades on a high-teens forward price to earnings multiples and offers only a sub-five per cent dividend yield, in fiscal 2019. 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.

TALKING CLEANTECH The Prime Minister’s Environmentalist of the Year and sustainable business expert Arron Wood has been announced as the MC of the National Clean Technologies Conference, to take place here from March 29 to 31. Building on the success of The Cleantech Effect event, run by the Sunshine Coast Council in 2016 and 2017, the National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition is expected to be bigger than ever in 2019 with more than 70 keynote and industry speakers and 50 exhibitors – and will attract more than 250 delegates from across Australia. Conference director Peta Moore says they are thrilled to have confirmed Mr Wood, who is also the Deputy Mayor of the City of Melbourne, as the MC given he has won multiple awards for his work, and is a leading commentator on cleantech related topics. A limited number of early bird tickets are now available at nctce.com.au.

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If you haven’t been to the new Events Cinema at Kawana, get along and enjoy one of the many family movies that are out now. As well as The Grinch, Incredibles 2 and Ralph Breaks the Internet, there are also loads of other family films out now. The new Mary Poppins and How to Train Your Dragon have just opened, and throughout January more movies will be released including Storm Boy and Instant Family. Treat the kids to a Gold Class seat and really make it an event to remember.

FOODIE FIND Who knew tofu could taste so good? Located at the Wharf Mooloolaba and serving up Asian street food-inspired fare, there’s a lot to love about Rice Boi. But it’s the yellow tofu curry that’s got our vote for number one inexpensive and super-tasty lunch. It’s brimming with fresh ingredients and melt-in-your moth tofu pieces. Who needs meat?

RISING SIPPY DOWNS STAR Leigha Moore is off to Tamworth to compete against the country’s top stars.

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eigha Moore has been announced as one of Australia’s top 10 emerging country artists and a grand finalist in the 40th Toyota Star Maker. It’s a big opportunity for the Sippy Downs singer – Star Maker has been an important launch pad for some of Australia’s biggest country music stars including Keith Urban, Lee Kernaghan, James Blundell and Gina Jeffreys. “Ever since I saw Kaylee Bell take out the title in 2013 on my first trip to Tamworth, I knew I wanted to be on that stage, whatever it took,” Ms Moore says. “This has been a dream of mine ever since and I feel so incredibly blessed to be a part of such a significant year for Toyota Star Maker.” Ms Moore was 23 when she took out Queensland’s Champions of Champions Female Vocalist of the Year 2013 and secured a scholarship to the 2014 CMAA Academy of Country Music. She then went on to win the

Gympie Muster Talent Search in 2014. She’s currently working on her debut EP, due to be released soon. It’s a five-track outing that will take the listener on a journey of heartbreak, self-resurrection and female empowerment. The title track, I Ain’t Your Girl No More, is a fearless introduction to the EP. Toyota Star Maker will be held on Sunday, January 20 in Australia’s country music capital, Tamworth. All 10 finalists will be judged on the night, and the winner will receive a prize package which includes the use of a new Toyota vehicle and a fuel card for 12 months, plus guaranteed performances at major festivals and events throughout Australia.

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Lil Canteen recently opened at The Point shopping centre on Point Cartwright Drive, and we wonder how we ever lived without it! While it’s the perfect place to drop into for lunch, a coffee, smoothie or a shake, it’s the waffles that make this place special. Our picks? The Gaytime waffles with salted caramel fudge, ice-cream and Gaytime crumbs, or the Unicorn waffle pop with pink and white chocolate.

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British music legend Leo Sayer is back on the road, celebrating his 70th birthday year. And Sunshine Coast audiences will have the chance to wish him a happy birthday. Mr Sayer is known for his classic songs Thunder In My Heart, More Than I Can Say, Moonlighting, The Show Must Go On, I Can’t Stop Loving You, Orchard Road and the transatlantic number one smash hits When I Need You and You Make Me Feel Like Dancing. In the more than four decades since he embarked on his illustrious music career, he has written songs for some of the most influential names in the business, including Tina Turner, Cliff Richard, Roger Daltrey, Dolly Parton and Gene Pitney. He’s

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also made appearances with The Muppets, and The Wiggles and features on the Charlie’s Angels’ soundtrack, endearing him to music fans young and old. He is thrilled to be touring his adopted homeland (he became an Australian citizen in 2009) and can’t wait to celebrate his milestone birthday with audiences through high-energy concerts. Audiences can expect all his classic songs and more as the man once described as “one of the greatest pop voices of our time” takes music fans on a musical journey that features more than 20 international top 10 singles and five global top 10 albums. Mr Sayer seems to have an endless supply of energy – he is working just as solidly in his music career now as when he started and his music is reaching new audiences. He is also celebrating the UK release of his The Gold Collection. The album will be available exclusively to Australian audiences on the Just A Boy At 70 tour. Leo Sayer is appearing at Venue 114 on Saturday, February 16. Tickets are $83.65 per person. To book, visit scvenuesandevents.com.au or call 5413 1400 (phone charges do apply).

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Try these mouthwatering meals from some of the Coast’s best restaurants next time you’re eating out.

SEAFOOD LUNCH Treat yourself to some housemade crispy coconut Mooloolaba prawns with a side salad. Enjoy with a glass of wine and a great view. Bridge Seafoods, Mooloolaba, 5406 0468, bridgeseafood.com.au.

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UNBEATABLE VALUE The Fisherman’s Catch includes beer-battered flathead, panko-crumbed prawns, tempura prawns, crumbed scallops, lemon pepper calamari, chips and a house salad for just $25. Maroochy Surf Club, Maroochydore, 5443 1298, maroochysurfclub.com.au.

KIDS EAT FOR $5 Kids eat for $5 during school holidays. Choose from fish and chips, chicken schnitzel, spaghetti Napoli, chicken nuggets, or a cheeseburger. All meals come with a soft drink, bottle of water or juice. Waterfront Hotel, Diddillibah, 5458 2777, waterfronthotel.com.au.

NEW GIN GARDEN FOR BUDERIM A beautiful new Gin Garden is coming to Buderim Tavern. Along with a brand new gin and tonic tailored menu, the new space is sure to have you coming back all summer long. Stay tuned for dates. Buderim Tavern, 5453 3777, buderimtavern.com.au.

GIVING BACK NEVER TASTED SO GOOD By purchasing this special meal of barbecue chicken, mango and noodle salad, $5 will be donated to a local cause. Available for the month of January. Show this coupon to receive two regular coffees for the price of one. Common Ground Community Cafe, Birtinya, 5437 6855, thecommonground.com.au.

FAMILY FEED ON THE BEACH There’s nothing better than dinner on the beach. Feed the crowd with a family pack, which includes two pieces of cod, four pieces of whiting, half a serve of calamari, chips and a choice of 1.25-litre soft drink. Fisheries On The Spit, Mooloolaba, 5444 1165.

FAMILY feeds BREAKFAST WITH A TWIST For a yummy breakfast try these housemade zucchini corn fritters, served with tomato relish and natural yoghurt dukkah, smoked salmon, smokey bacon or grilled mushroom and feta. Available from 8am to 11am. Driftwood Restaurant, Rivershore Resort, Diddillibah, 5458 2200, rivershore.com.au.

LAMB ROAST WITH A MODERN TWIST Tuck into a 400-gram roast lamb rump with roast potato and pumpkin, blanched green beans, broccolini and carrot puree with a side of mint gravy for $34. Beerwah Hotel, 5494 0555, beerwahhotel.com.au. DESSERTS TO DELIGHT Executive chef Gareth Collins brings dessert lovers new handcrafted works of art to surprise your tastebuds – French apple tart with cinnamon ice-cream and chocolatecoated popping candy. Maroochy RSL Bistro, Maroochydore, 5443 2211, maroochyrsl.com.au.

CAKE, COFFEE AND SUNSHINE Enjoy the sunshine on the deck at Club Kawana with a sweet slice of delicious cheesecake from the all-day cafe. Open from 10am daily. Club Kawana, Wurtulla, 5493 1233, clubkawana.com.au.

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Chicken schnitzel is a favourite in many households. The Uber Schnitzel at The Bavarian is served golden-crumbed and topped with a pile of summery rocket, semi-dried tomatoes and Parmesan. Here’s how you can make it at home. INGREDIENTS • 1 chicken breast (approximately 250g), butterflied • 60g breadcrumbs • 1 tsp flat-leaf parsley, chopped • Salt & pepper, for seasoning • 40g plain flour • 1 egg • 1 tbsp milk • 2 tbsp vegetable oil • 1 generous handful of rocket, washed • 25g semi-dried tomatoes, sliced • 10ml red wine salad dressing (see below) • Extra salt, for seasoning • ¼ piece of lemon • 20g Parmesan cheese, grated

RED WINE SALAD DRESSING: • 3 tbsp olive oil • Red wine vinegar • ½ tsp dried oregano • 1 sprig fresh thyme, leaves removed and chopped • 2 leaves fresh basil, chopped • ½ clove garlic, chopped • salt & pepper, for seasoning

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METHOD Butterfly the chicken breast. To do this, place chicken on a chopping board, put your hand flat on top of it and using a sharp knife, slice into one side of the breast, starting at the thickest end and working down to the thinnest end. Be careful not to cut all the way through. Open the breast out to resemble a butterfly. Cover with cling wrap and gently pummel with a meat mallet or rolling pin to create an even thickness. Combine breadcrumbs, parsley and pepper. Place flour on a plate. Whisk egg and milk together in a shallow bowl. Season chicken with salt, then coat in flour. Dip chicken in egg and milk mixture, then coat chicken in breadcrumbs. Heat oil in frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook chicken for four to five minutes on each side, or until golden. Drain on paper towel. To make the dressing, combine all ingredients. Mix rocket, semi-dried tomato and dressing and place on top of schnitzel. Sprinkle the grated Parmesan over the salad and serve with the lemon.

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VIRGO (AUG 24-SEP 23)

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This week, the focus is firmly on friendships as you communicate about the things in life that really matter. But, Saturn pushes your perfectionist button, so resist the urge to criticise as you set impossibly high standards for yourself.

The sun, Mercury, Saturn and Pluto are all visiting your domestic zone, so it’s time to hone your multi-tasking skills as you cook, clean, craft, garden, decorate or entertain. Many Librans will combine work and family in creative ways in 2019.

If you are strident or sarcastic on Tuesday, then you could find yourself slap bang in the middle of a feisty argument. Friday is the most important day of the week, when the sun links up with Pluto, so strive to use your power in positive ways.

SAGITTARIUS (NOV 23-DEC 21)

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PISCES (FEB 20-MAR 20)

Prepare for a busy and buoyant week full of love, luck and fun, but avoid the tendency to overspend. Thrifty Saturn is still sauntering through your money zone, so 2019 is the year to replace short-term whims with long-term plans.

The sun and Pluto pair up in your sign, so you’ve got the power! Just make sure you use it wisely, with a view to the needs of others, not just your own. And, don’t let your tendency to control everything (and everyone) get out of control!

You’re in the mood to daydream, but be careful you don’t delude yourself about the true motives of a friend or acquaintance. Creative projects and spiritual pursuits are positive ways to express your imagination and tap into your intuitive side.

When it comes to friendships or finances, avoid making a rash decision that you later regret (especially on Tuesday). And, are you living in La-La Land – full of fabulous ideas and abstract Piscean plans, but short on practical application?

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HMR PROJECTS PROMOTION

REEDS TAKE BOUTIQUE LUXURY LIVING TO THE NEXT LEVEL In four short years HMR Projects has established itself as the creator of luxury living and has become renowned for delivering quality dwellings across the Sunshine Coast.

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t could be said that no development company better understands the Sunshine Coast lifestyle than HMR Projects. Established by long term resident Harry Reed and operated entirely by Reed family members, HMR Projects opened its doors at the start of 2014. However its genesis goes back to the late 1980s, when bricklayercum-developer Harry founded the highly

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successful and award winning Reed Property Group (RPG). RPG and its construction division, RCQ Construction, have been responsible for some of the Coast’s most sought-after luxury developments including the eye-catching Maroochydore waterfront apartments Aurora, m1 and Platinum. Although Harry handed over the reins of RPG to his son Ken in 2007, and the

“HMR Projects has become renowned for creating quality boutique dwellings in highly desirable locations”

business has since been sold, four years ago he was lured out of retirement by his family to help establish HMR Projects. In those four short years HMR Projects has become renowned for creating quality boutique dwellings in highly desirable locations, closely connected to the heart of our vibrant local communities. Current releases include Latitude at Coolum Beach, Elevate on Buderim and the myweeklypreview.com.au

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AT A GLANCE Latitude Coolum Beach 15 Beach Road, Coolum Beach

• Seven apartments including one penthouse • Three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments with single or double car park options • Ocean views from most apartments • High-end finishes including Miele appliances and stone benchtops • Fully ducted air-conditioning Agent: North Shore Realty Visit: latitudecoolum.com.au.

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Final Release at Sage Landing. Three of the seven luxuriously appointed apartments at Latitude at Coolum Beach have already been snapped up by eager buyers looking for ocean views and a lifestyle beyond compare. Ranging in size from 169m² to 247m², including an expansive penthouse, the ideally positioned north-east facing complex is right on the doorstep of Coolum’s café culture and just 200 metres from the stunning patrolled main beach. Construction of Elevate on Buderim begins in January 2019 and five of the seven apartments have been sold, including the two magnificent penthouses. Located on the corner of Ballinger Road, only footsteps away from the bustling village centre, the two or three-bedroom apartments feature

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• Set in the heart of Buderim village, Elevate is located only a few steps from the bustling high street • Seven apartments including two luxury penthouses and two boutique retail and commercial opportunities • Two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms • Single and double garage options • Stone benchtops throughout and Miele appliances Agent: Ray White Buderim Visit: elevateonbuderim.com.au.

• Quiet cul-de-sac, just five minutes’ walk from the vibrant Buderim village • Five thoughtfully designed, two-storey homes within a boutique, gated community • Low-maintenance, landscaped gardens • Spacious, open-plan living and dining • Solar power and NBN connectivity

two bathrooms, single and double garage options, stone benchtops, Miele appliances, timber flooring and the highest specifications throughout. Two boutique retail or commercial opportunities are also available on the ground floor of this stylish, contemporary development. The Final Release at Sage Landing brings a new level of sophistication to Buderim. Situated in a secure gated community in a quiet cul-de-sac – yet just a few minutes’ stroll from the friendly village’s acclaimed cafes and shops – these five freehold homes represent great value for money and a sound investment. With average internal floor areas in excess of 200m² and easy care landscaped gardens, these spacious homes are an entertainer’s dream. The initial release of

Stage 1 at Sage Landing, comprising 13 architect-designed homes, has sold out and was completed in December 2018, and this Final Release is also expected to sell out fast. With HMR Projects now firmly established and several quality developments scheduled for completion in 2019, Harry has decided to revisit the retirement lifestyle he previously enjoyed. He leaves knowing the business is in capable hands and that each project will be delivered with the same passion, expertise and personal service the Reed family has provided on the Sunshine Coast for more than 30 years.

Agent: Ray White Buderim Visit: sagelanding.com.au.

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THE RANGE/HINTERLAND JESS LUTHJE – MALENY REALTY

PROPERTY PREDICTIONS With another year behind us and a new one ahead, My Property Preview catches up with real estate agents from across the region to find out their thoughts on how the market fared in their patch for 2018 and how they predict the market will perform in 2019. Compiled by: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane

The market was steady with consistent sales over all price brackets and wellpresented property sold quickly throughout 2018. The majority of our buyers continue to come from Brisbane. Our days on market remained at an average of 65, however many properties sold within a week and our median house price currently sits at $605,000. I see continued strong sales activity and limited stock on the market in 2019. There seems to be a real satisfaction with the area and people don’t want to leave in general, so we’re not seeing a lot of property come onto the market. As the Sunshine Coast continues to grow, I believe areas in the hinterland will become more desirable as people seek that peace and quiet while being easy driving distance of all the Coast has to offer. Advice for buyers: If buyers see a property they like, they should move quickly, the days of thinking about it for a week are over. Advice for sellers: Present your property well, price it right and start looking for the next one because you won’t be on the market long.

MOOLOOLABA/ MAROOCHYDORE PAUL ANGELL – FIRST NATIONAL

SOUTHERN COAST LUKE CARTER – HARCOURTS CALOUNDRA The southern end of the Sunshine Coast performed well during 2018. Although the volume of listings and sales has retracted to their lowest levels since 2008, prices have been solid. Pelican Waters, Moffat Beach, Wurtulla, Dicky Beach and Golden Beach had a flying start to the year, with new benchmarks in prices being set in these areas and a number of record prices being achieved. Days on market over 2018 definitely retracted and I feel this will continue through 2019. I feel the volume of stock and sales will definitely increase through 2019, as many property owners take advantage of growth and look to cash in. I feel 2019 will see a resurgence of southern buyers looking to invest and retire here and this will put pressure on stock, as many of these buyers have significant funds. Advice for buyers: Have confidence and move fast when you see a property that suits your needs. In 10 years we will look back and say, I wish I bought then. Advice for sellers: There has never been a more important time to ensure you are selecting an agent that has strong knowledge of the market.

Although buyer interest levels softened over the last quarter, overall we found the 2018 market to be a fairly positive one. We noticed a slowdown in investor enquiry, possible due to the increase in foreign buyer stamp duty, restriction in lending and caution in relation to negative gearing policy in 2019. Owneroccupier transactions continued to dominate the residential sales in our market. I believe the Sunshine Coast will continue to defy the southern capital trends in 2019, however I expect only a slight increase in prices in the residential sector. Advice for buyers: Regardless of the type of market, buyers should always do their research and ask the agent for historical data about a building or suburb you are interested in. Advice for sellers: If you are exiting the local market or downsizing, now is a great time to sell. If you are selling and buying back into the same market, then it probably doesn’t make much difference – pick a time that suits your current circumstances or position.

MOOLOOLABA, 14/32 River Esplanade

Just Steps Away From Mooloolaba Beach! Apartment 14 in the renowned Nautilus Resort is a hidden gem. Be quick to secure this bargain for the summer months. This lovely light and airy apartment is being sold furnished and consists of a separate king-sized bedroom, separate bathroom with spa bath and shower, plus laundry nook. The open plan kitchen, dining and living space leads out to the North facing balcony that overlooks the lagoon pool.

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OPEN HOME: Sat 5th Jan 11-11.30 VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AUCTION: On Site Sat 19th Jan 12pm AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758

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NAMBOUR JASON STOCK – RE/MAX

CENTRAL COAST LOREN WIMHURST – NEXT PROPERTY GROUP The year was really strong all in all, with rises in some of the areas and despite some slowing in the last month, we have seen consistent sales. We have seen across the board rises in the prices for waterfront, beachfronts, beachside and we have seen some good results on prestige acreages. We have noticed the range between $1 million and $1.5 million has been popular. What we’re finding is that we are seeing more local buyers appreciating the value of property prices in the region and they are the ones prepared to pay true market value. I feel that this momentum will continue into 2019, although I don’t feel we’ll have the price increase we’ve had for last year to 18 months. I predict we will see more properties coming onto the market. Advice for buyers: If you are looking at holding it for the long term, property will always look after you. Advice for sellers: You have one chance to make an impression when selling your property. Do it the best way you possibly can and you will get the right result.

Last year saw some immense buyer frustration, with demand outweighing supply. New record prices were achieved, numerous properties selling above list price, with multiple offers and short days on market. The Banking Royal Commission brought about some market disruption through the middle part of 2018 for the first-home buyers, but overall the market remained strong. This year looks set to offer an increase in stock and balanced demand from buyers will mean in order to get sold, sellers’ expectations will need to pull back into alignment with the ideas of buyers. A number of new land estates means current owners upgrading and also more opportunities for first-home buyers. Advice for buyers: Be ready with finance approvals, be educated on local market pricing and still be willing to act fast – as the good properties will still be selling inside the first few days on the market. Advice for sellers: Be smart. Choose an agent that understands marketing and with a proven track record in your area. Remember it is the process rather than the promise of a price that is the key to success.

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NORTH COAST JOHN STAMP – BELLE PROPERTY

BUDERIM BEVAN HORSNELL – PRIME PROPERTY The property market in general across Buderim and the central Sunshine Coast has performed well on the back of tighter stock levels and high buyer numbers through 2018. These stats confirmed sellers were in the box seat when it came to negotiation, as buyer competition was high and available properties low. The year started well with average days on market being about half normal trend and the five-year median price index sitting around the 35 per cent growth mark. Advice for buyers: Buyers will start to see a gradual loosening of the market, with more properties becoming available in the traditional summer selling season. Be well advised as to your buying capacity, and if possible, arrange preapproval as soon as you start looking for a home. The financial institutions have tightened their lending criteria as a result of the Banking Royal Commission and this is providing headaches throughout the transaction for many buyers. Advice for sellers: Sellers remain in a great position with prices remaining high across the Coast, but they must not overestimate their property value.

Buyers are becoming price sensitive. They are discerning and have a wealth of information at their fingertips. A tightening of the lending criteria and very clear focus of funders towards principal places of residence purchases has created, to some extent, a two-speed market. Properties which are deemed to not represent good value are lingering for long periods of time as the market is no longer accelerating to meet the higher expectations, and well-priced properties are seeing huge competition. Advice to buyers: Educate yourself. Do not rely on second-hand, curated information. Always understand actual sale prices, don’t be led down the garden path by anyone quoting a list price as a sale result – always find out the price comparative properties actually sold and settled for by sourcing your own information online. Advice to sellers: Be open to feedback. Be clear with your messages, i.e. pricing, reason for selling, features of the home. Be careful of lengthy clauses and settlement periods in a changing market. Cash is king.

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Close 4 February 2019 VIEW By Appointment OFFICE 11/21 Nicklin Way, Minyama QLD 4575 CONTACT Rob Keam M 0418 708 137 P 07 5444 0111 E robkeam@elitelp.com.au W elitelifestyleproper es.com.au

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“Maroochy Shores” is a small complex of only six apartments. Complete with lift access to all levels and those magic Bradman river views, this apartment is suitable for the downsizer that still wants to have a spacious apartment. Finished to the highest level and providing large indoor/outdoor living areas, perfect for the typical Sunday afternoon entertaining. The oversize master bedroom complete with a large walk in robe and en-suite, sits on the rear of the building, giving you peace and privacy to retreat to at night. • Expansive Alfresco Terraces With Stunning Views • Stone Benches, Superior Fixtures & Fittings Throughout • Premium Kitchen Appliances, 2 Pac Cabinetry

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he future looks bright for Stockland’s thriving $5-billion Aura community, with a host of exciting milestones set to be realised in 2019. The largest masterplanned community ever undertaken in Australia under single ownership is quickly taking shape as new residents move in every week and a raft of exciting community amenity comes to life. Hannah Madill, development manager at Stockland, says 2018 was a bumper year for the world-class community and the coming 12 months are set to be even busier. “Aura’s highly liveable and sustainable lifestyle, affordable housing options and quality amenities are proving to be a drawcard for homebuyers looking for a safe, family-friendly community to raise their families,” Ms Madill says. “Our first suburb of Baringa is now home to more than 2500 residents and we’ve celebrated a huge amount of milestones during the year, including the opening of our first school, our first sporting complex and the Baringa Skate Plaza and Civic Square. “Added to this has been the opening of a number of new parks and roads, we’ve

seen hundreds of new homes built and welcomed the first residents to the innovative High Line terrace homes.” The coming year will see the first residents moving into Aura Central and the opening of Stockland Baringa Shopping Centre, as well as Goodstart Early Learning Baringa, Baringa Community Centre, the Baringa State Primary School extension and the first businesses at Aura Business Park.

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Residents and visitors will be able to enjoy a number of new neighbourhood parks and playgrounds and a new bridge will also be completed, providing access into Aura Central. “Aura Central will be the beating heart of our vibrant future city and will one day feature a bustling city centre, the extensive People’s Place parkland as well as a proposed urban university and sporting

facilities,” Ms Madill says. “We’re creating one of the most sustainable masterplanned communities in Australia and we’re looking forward to a fantastic year ahead as Aura continues to grow.” Land is now available at Aura starting from $175,000 for a 210-square-metre lot to $360,800 for a 756-square-metre lot. Over the next 30 years, Stockland will create more than 20,000 new homes across the 24-square kilometre site, a 200-kilometre network of cycleways and more than 700 hectares of conservation areas and parkland. To find out more, go to cityofcolour. com, call 1300 762 058 or visit the Aura Sales and Vision Centre at 1 Lukin Terrace, Baringa. You can also keep updated on the community’s progress at the Aura Facebook page at facebook.com/auraqld.

AT A GLANCE Aura Where: 1 Lukin Terrace, Baringa Contact: Visit cityofcolour.com or call 1300 762 058

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ADDRESS 103 Currie St, Nambour QLD 4560

Each office independently owned and operated

OFFICE 5470 7000

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Inspect: By Appointment

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URBAN CONVENIENCE MEETS COASTAL LIVING

OCEAN STREET PRECINCT

1, 2 & 3 BED APARTMENTS FROM $309,000 PLAZACENTRAL.COM.AU 10-18 PIKKI STREET, MAROOCHYDORE

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COOLUM BEACH

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10/3-5 First Avenue

TOWNHOUSE IN THE HEART OF COOLUM

View by appointment For Sale Price Guide $375,000

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Ben Radcliff 0416 087 779 John Stamp 0423 042 787

Lachlan Bycroft 0467 269 999

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5 Allambi Terrace

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Perched high on a hill is this family retreat Light-filled open-plan living & dining room Huge verandah, pool with sunny terrace Panoramic water & hinterland views Walk to Noosa Junction & Hastings Street

View Friday 12.00 - 12.30pm Saturday 12:00 - 12:30pm Auction Saturday the 19th of January at 3.30pm onsite

Light-filled, spacious open plan living Security screens on all the windows Walk to local primary & high schools Minutes to the revamped Sunshine Plaza Close to the new Maroochydore CBD

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6 Ridgeway Street

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All weather alfresco & outdoor kitchen Caesar Stone kitchen, quality appliances Multiple living areas & a home office Ocean breezes & sun-splashed interiors Magnificent ocean & hinterland views

Patrick Reed 0435 470 970 Kristy Miller 0424 948 595

Georgia Scharer 0478 186 983

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View Wednesday 10.00-10.30am For Sale $299,000

5/10 Blanck Street

â&#x20AC;¢ Overlooks the heated pool & tennis court â&#x20AC;¢ Enjoy a holiday lifestyle or let the property â&#x20AC;¢ Furnished, air conditioned & fully fenced â&#x20AC;¢ Open plan lounge/dining with balcony â&#x20AC;¢ Only minutes to the beach & local shops

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PROPERTY

DUAL-LIVING TERRACE HOMES IN GREAT LOCATION

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egatta Mews is a unique project that offers luxury freehold dual-living terrace homes in a sought-after location. With construction already underway, Devcon is leading the way with this exciting development. This waterfront development is only an 800-metre walk to a patrolled beach while also being surrounded by a variety of restaurants, parks, specialised retail and educational facilities. Situated only two kilometres from the new multibillion dollar world-class Kawana health precinct and Birtinya Town Centre, this area is primed for investment and growth incentives. This architecturally-designed boutique development is the first of its kind for the region, according to Devcon Property Group managing director Michael Kain. “Devcon is proud to be involved with this kind of innovation on the Sunshine Coast,” he says. “We have put a great deal of effort and research into producing a design that will meet future trends.” These unique properties provide a spacious, modern home and an auxiliary residence under the same roof for extended family or as an investment property.

“Devcon is proud to be involved with this kind of innovation on the Sunshine Coast” Income from the auxiliary property can be used to reduce any principal loan while enabling the family to keep their family legacy in property as an asset class. Regatta Mews provides a unique investment opportunity. Devcon Property Management team leader Sylvia Huisman says, “based on market evidence and feedback from tenants

in the area, there is a demand for this type and quality of product that isn’t being met.” Dual-living designs present the modern investor with a cutting edge and economical solution offering ongoing opportunities with two separate incomes on one titled property. This style of investment has proven to be successful in producing high yields and capital growth. With more than 65 per cent of the

development already under contract, Regatta Mews has been well received by locals and investors alike. Devcon is setting the benchmark with luxury finishes combined with dual-living benefits in a convenient location. Since 1993, Devcon has been delivering outstanding projects and in 2017, BRW Financial Review named Devcon as the thirteenth fastest-growing company in Australia.

AT A GLANCE Regatta Mews Where: Corner of Regatta Boulevard and Nicklin Way, Wurtulla. Price: From $675,680 Contact: Steve Jennings 0477 550 321

MAROOCHYDORE CBD

AIRPORT

ONLY 3 LOTS AVAILABLE PREMIUM ACREAGE BLOCKS

NOW SELLING DIDDILIBAH ROAD

STAGE 2 SELLING NOW STAGE 1 SOLD OUT LAND FROM $539,000 79 EUDLO FLATS ROAD, DIDDILLIBAH With panoramic views, Diddillibah Rise offers the rare opportunity to secure acreage blocks just minutes’ drive from Buderim, the Maroochydore CBD, the Bruce Highway and some of the Coast’s best schools. Todd McKee 0418 737 197

EUDLO ROAD

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2019 Your Best Year Yet? We Think So. Caloundra And here are just a few reasons why… We are the only QLD agency to be finalists for 3 awards in the 2019 REIQ Awards for Excellence: ✔ Medium Residential Agency of the Year ✔ Community Service Award ✔ Residential Salesperson of the Year Award David Hedley-Ward 0406 011 123 Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837

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Call David and Jodie for a confidential chat and let’s explore the opportunity to take your life and career to the next level in 2019!

5 Alicia Circuit, Little Mountain 5 beds 2 baths 2 cars Stylish design, an abundance of natural light, convenient location and low-maintenance living make this home the perfect choice.

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FOR SALE

$600,000 - $650,000

508/89 Esplanade, Golden Beach

WELCOME

2 beds 2 baths 1 car

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Carol Carr 0435 807 324

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Situated in a tightly held Coastal precinct, overlooking the stunning Pumicestone Passage, this spacious fifth floor unit is within walking distance to shops, cafes and medical centres.

FOR SALE

Offers over $655,000 WELCOME

By Appointment

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Carola Drexel 0417 608 466 Shane Scriggins 0435 560 665

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23 Wilkiea Street, Meridan Plains 4 beds 2 baths 2 cars Located in a family-friendly neighbourhood, this well presented home is within walking distance to the new Sunshine Coast Health Precinct and PaciďŹ c Lutheran College.

13 Karanne Drive, Mooloolah Valley 4 beds 1 bath 2 cars This immaculately maintained character cottage oozes country charm. Set amongst low maintenance native gardens with abundant bird life, this is a nature lovers paradise.

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FOR SALE

$450,000 - $500,000

9 Stavewood Street, Meridan Plains

WELCOME

3 beds 2 baths 2 cars

By Appointment

AGENT

Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837 Natascha Drexel-Munro 0410 081 970

FOR SALE

Nestled in a coveted position boasting a serene and private 8m heated in-ground pool, this beautiful home evokes a true feeling of serenity.

$400,000 - $450,000

33 Sycamore Drive, Currimundi

WELCOME

3 beds 2 baths 2 cars

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Anna Williams 0439 969 086

Fresh and inviting with a practical layout and nothing to do but enjoy the idyllic paths that meander along the beautiful waterways of Currimundi.

FOR SALE

$500,000 - $550,000 WELCOME

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Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837 Natascha Drexel-Munro 0410 081 970

FOR SALE

Private Treaty WELCOME

Saturday 11-11.30am

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Linda Weaver 0477 774 741

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PROPERTY

BRILLIANT FAMILY HOME

Luxury

This immaculate, north-facing property with ocean and hinterland views has been completely renovated for easy living and entertaining. With dual street access, the home is spread across two levels and sits on a low-maintenance 612m2 block. Upstairs is an open plan kitchen, dining and living area and three bedrooms, while downstairs is a large guest room and home office that can be used as a fifth bedroom. An outdoor living area leads to the saltwater pool and fourth bathroom. A full roof restoration and new gutters have been recently completed. Close to beaches, shops and schools, this is a wonderful family home that represents an excellent investment.

5 BARRALONG COURT, BUDERIM 5 bed, 4 bath, 2 car Contact agent Harcourts Buderim 5445 2777 Jarrad McCarthy 0410 052 219 Kyle Adams

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TERRACE HOMES Just a short stroll to Caloundra’s beautiful beaches OPEN TO VIEW - SATURDAY 9.30-10.30AM - WEDNESDAY 5-6PM

Designed to capture ocean and hinterland views, each home is meticulously crafted with premium finishes. • Expansive terrace homes with over 300sqm of living • Three bedroom, three level home, connected by private lift • Oversize triple garage with abundant storage • High-end kitchen with butler’s pantry

• Entertainer’s patio features outdoor kitchen • Stroll to Kings Beach, Bulcock Street with cafés and coastal amenities

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ELEVATING BEACHSIDE LIVING TO A NEW LEVEL OF

LUXURIOUS 2 & 3 BEDROOM OCEANVIEW APARTMENTS EXTRAVAGANT TWO-LEVEL 4 BEDROOM PENTHOUSES SWEEPING OCEAN VIEWS – SELLING NOW

Rise to new heights. Introducing Rise Maroochydore Beach – a boutique collection of 48 luxury apartments elevated across 12 levels. Designed with an uncompromising vision to capitalise on the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the location, Rise delivers supremely elegant luxury apartment living in the heart of laid-back Maroochydore Beach, just minutes from Cotton Tree.

RISING SALES - 40% SOLD - DON’T MISS OUT!

SELLING NOW

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Sixth Avenue Maroochydore 1300 747 375 risemaroochydorebeach.com.au

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MAROOCHYDORE 33 Fifth Avenue

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Buyers around $1.5 Mill

Sophisticated and elegant beachside living. Discover the secret to minimal maintenance and maximum style. Set just 2 streets back from Maroochydore Beach, this is a truly unique beach-house lifestyle like none other on the iconic Fifth Avenue. A rare opportunity to own one of three Cotton Tree exclusive residences is about to become reality for two very lucky buyers. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 powder rooms, 3 living areas, double lock up garage, generous outdoor alfresco, study and even a private plunge pool. Credit must go to the design team, the result is a triumph of casual elegance, form and function which can rival the most lavish of homes. You can trust the quality and integrity of the build when their previous projects have been a HIAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Custom Built Home award winner and a Boystown Prize Home. Call anytime for further information or for a private inspection.

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Kate Jewry M 0404 817 916 E kate@propertytoday.com.au

John Anderson M 0418 714 535 E john@propertytoday.com.au

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MOOLOOLABA 94 Palm Drive

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For Sale High $700,000’S View

COOL AND CASUAL IN MOOLOOLABA AND MINUTES TO THE BEACH You’ll love the laid back coastal feel in this renovated beachside home. Instantly appealing with its functional floor plan, exposed brick feature walls, white vj panel timber ceiling and plenty of style. With 4 good size bedrooms and 2 living areas this very easy living home has an easy living lifestyle to match.

Saturday 5 January 9 - 9:30am

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MOOLOOLABA 3 Palm Drive

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LIVE AND EARN - DUAL LIVING IN MAGNIFICENT MOOLOOLABA

For Sale Buyers In The $600,000’S View

Here’s a unique opportunity to not only secure a property in prominent Mooloolaba, but to live and earn money from the same address! The independent dual living occupancy would be ideal to permanently let, air bnb, work from home or provide an ideal teenage retreat. Dual living properties are rare to the market especially in such a favoured location!

Saturday 5 January 10 - 10:30am

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MOOLOOLABA 12 Anthony Avenue

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For Sale Mid - High $900,000’S View

SENSATIONAL SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME WITH DUAL LIVING POTENTIAL IN CENTRAL MOOLOOLABA. Be immediately impressed with this spacious and contemporary family home. Split over two distinct levels and with many indoor and outdoor living areas there is plenty of space for the growing family. Do not miss your opportunity to secure a quality dual living property offering an enviable lifestyle in within walking distance to Alexandra Headland and Mooloolaba beaches.

By Appointment

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MAROOCHYDORE 26 Gardak Street RARE OPPORTUNITY IN THE PLATINUM POCKET - 400M TO THE BEACH You would be hard pressed to find a better lifestyle location. The property is perfect to secure now and plan your dream home. Positioned on rare level 668sqm north facing block. A leisurely stroll to Alexandra Headland, Maroochydore, Cotton Tree and the new CBD. High-set 3 bedroom home, which is tenanted.Renovate or design the perfect property in a time frame that suits you Situated in the Mooloolaba Primary School catchment zone. propertytoday.com.au/20141254

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For Sale Contact Agent View Saturday 5 January 1-1.30pm

For more information on the above properties please contact: Kate Jewry M 0404 817 916 E kate@propertytoday.com.au

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We put you first NAMBOUR 64/18 DOOLAN STREET

FOR SALE $235,000

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PERFECT Price, PERFECT Presentation, PERFECT for You.... Just listed with immaculate presentation and position on over 7 acres in the over 50’s Laurel Springs estate in the heart of Nambour. Laurel Springs offers inground pool, grassed area for bowls or boccie, large function room that you can book for private functions plus enjoy numerous scheduled activities if you choose. Minutes to Nambour Hospital, Train Station, shops and medical make this a superb location with all homes owner occupied. Perfectly presented you can just move in and enjoy the freshly painted home throughout and brand new kitchen. INSPECT Call to inspect anytime FIRST NATIONAL CAROLANS 5441 1344 VANESSA BRUNTON 0467 448 850 WEB www.carolans.net

KULUIN 7 BURRAN COURT

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Beachfront with 5.5% Net Return Here is your opportunity to purchase an apartment on Mooloolaba Esplanade with stunning ocean views that is delivering to the current owner a 5.5% net return. Mooloolaba International (managed by the Mantra group) enjoys some of the best occupancy rates on the Sunshine Coast - in excess of 90%. Those fantastic occupancy rates generate a great return for owners lucky enough to have one in their property investment portfolio. INSPECT Friday 4th January 2.00-2.30pm The resort offers both indoor and outdoor pools, gymnasium, sauna, spa and ground floor and rooftop BBQ FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5444 0800 areas. With this position, price and income your next PAUL & LISA ANGELL 0438 468 378 question should be - where do I sign! WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

KULUIN 14 CROWS ASH PLACE

ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED

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Renovated In Style, A Great Layout & Excellent Value

4 Bedrooms And In A Very Quiet Location

The renovations are now complete and this home is simply stunning. Attention to detail and a high quality finish is what you will find. The stylish new kitchen comes complete with a dishwasher, built in microwave, separate grill and oven, hot plates in its own bench space, plenty of cupboard space and there are even soft touch closing draws. The backyard has a remote controlled gated front entrance and is fully fenced. This lovely home has many more features that you can discover whilst viewing the home. The property is now vacant and needs to be sold! AUCTION Saturday 19th January at 12pm (If not sold Prior) INSPECT Saturday 5th, Sunday 6th January 11-11.45 & Wednesday 9th January 5-5.45pm FIRST NATIONAL RIVERSIDE 5446 6186 JASON BURNS 0417 762 001 WEB www.firstnationalriverside.com.au

• Two totally separate living areas and great sized home • The main bedroom is oversized and has a w.i.r and ensuite • Very quiet location with other modern homes in the street • Large undercover entertaining patio flowing from the home • Approx. 512m2 of easy care yard with the back fully fenced • Double remote controlled garage with internal access

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Kuluin - 5446 6186

Situated in the popular Kuluin area within short walking distance to the local shops and primary school. Child care, parks and public transport all close by. A short drive to the Maroochy river. INSPECT Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th January 10-10.45 FIRST NATIONAL RIVERSIDE 5446 6186 JASON BURNS 0417 762 001 WEB www.firstnationalriverside.com.au

Maroochydore - 5443 3377 Mooloolaba - 5444 0800 Nambour - 5441 1344 Sippy Downs - 5450 1515 My Weekly Preview | January 4, 2019 63

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AUCTION ONE OF MINYAMA WATER’S BEST ADDRESSES WITH ENORMOUS BROADWATER VIEWS! 22 Oak Court, Minyama 22 Oak Court, Minyama is a sought-after address offering complete privacy, enormous broadwater views and the ultimate lifestyle. Grand in size, the easy flowing floor plan features 5 large bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, two office areas and multiple living & entertaining zones. With one of the best views in the area in an exclusive cul-de-sac, the home is a timeless architectural beauty. The master-chef kitchen, living and dining overlook the spectacular waterside, complete with a large pontoon and turning space for easy manoeuvrability. This one-of-a-kind property features quality fittings, surprising extras and high-tech features at every turn.

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Minutes to amenities & Kawana Shopping World Direct access to the harbour mouth Large broadwater views & pontoon Exclusive Minyama cul-de-sac Huge 775m2 block with side access In-ground swimming pool & grassed areas Double lock up garage & extra storage 5-10 minutes to beaches & Maroochydore

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AUCTION ONE OF BUDERIM’S MOST UNIQUE HOLDINGS - NORTH EAST OCEAN VIEWS 19 Price Lane, Buderim One of the Sunshine Coast’s most unique properties, this prestigious pavilion style home is enveloped in the most secluded and private gardens, with a North Easterly aspect, overlooking a 100 year old fig tree and only accessible by your own private driveway. Timber boardwalks and rolling grassed lawns, accentuate the absolute privacy allowing you to escape into your own 2766m2 oasis. Backed by beautiful volcanic rocks and the horizon pool bringing the pacific ocean and city surrounds to your door, you will not have experienced a home like this. Minutes to schools, restaurants, shopping and our world famous beaches, this private residence is located in one of the best possible positions that no-one knows about. With 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open living and large entertaining areas, opportunities to purchase the ultimate family home such as this are extremely rare. 19 Price Lane is one of the Coast’s best kept secrets and this masterpiece must be inspected to be appreciated.

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Minutes & flat walk to Buderim Village Minutes to elite schooling options Huge, secluded & all usable 2,766m2 block A true one of a kind In-ground pool with infinity wet edge Massive outdoor entertaining areas Ultimate lifestyle masterpiece 10 minutes to pristine coastal beaches

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Auction: Forthcoming Auction Inspect: Saturday 5th January 11.15-12pm or any day by appointment Craig Porter 0411 554 880

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FANTASTIC VALUE BUYING IN ALEX – WELL BELOW REPLACEMENT COST! 48 Tantula Road East, Alexandra Headland The owners of this beautiful residence are re-locating to Brisbane and have provided strict instructions - SELL IT NOW! With its ideal Northern aspect and breathtaking panoramic views, the outlook offers something for everyone. The home itself is an exploration of luxury and functionality, and was designed to create a true sense of warmth while offering a welcoming ‘home retreat’. Make no mistake, this sensational property must be sold and will represent outstanding value well below replacement cost!

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Stunning elevated position Perfect Northern aspect Amazing 180 degree panoramic views Architecturally designed by Ken Down Functional layout - great separation Stroll to beach, dining and shopping

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Price: Contact Agent Inspect: Wednesday 9th January 4-4.45pm Richard Scrivener 0416 799 188 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222

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EXCLUSIVE MOOLOOLAH ISLAND – CLASSIC & CONTEMPORARY LIVING 13 Mooloolah Island, Minyama Luxurious lifestyle living at its finest, this exquisite waterfront abode is sure to leave you breathless. Sophistication and style blend seamlessly to create a contemporary residence of the highest calibre. Unsurpassed panoramic river views showcased throughout the home will leave you captivated. Meticulously crafted and impeccably designed, this modern and prestigious sanctuary deserves your inspection, call Karen or Loren today!

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Exceptional 44m river frontage Unimpeded direct ocean access Incredible 1,063m2 block Private pontoon 20m resort style pool with spa Expansive covered alfresco area

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Price: Contact Agent Inspect: Thursday 10th January by prior registration only Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222

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AUCTION THE JEWEL IN THE ALEXANDRA HEADLAND CROWN 1/6 Camfield Street, Alexandra Headland The minute you walk on to the property you can feel the quality in the build. As you walk through the large glass entry to the light filled lobby you are greeted by this stunning solid Victorian Ash and glass staircase leading you to the first level. Dining spaces and generous living areas are light-filled and open planned with louvre windows throughout, offering excellent air flow with the cool breezes blowing in from the ocean. To book a private inspection please contact Richard or Loren.

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Blackbutt timber flooring Stunning in-ground pool Stroll to Alex Surf Club Outstanding build Lockup and leave Practical floorplan

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Auction: Forthcoming Auction Inspect: Wednesday 9th January 5-5.45pm Richard Scrivener 0416 799 188 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222

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PROPERTY

INCREDIBLE LAND UP FOR GRABS

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rays Farm was first purchased in 1929 by Mr John Gray from Glasgow, who built a timber cottage in 1946. The cottage is still standing but in poor condition. The land size, location and environment is unique. About 40 per cent is cleared and operating as a cattle farm and the remainder offers a large amount of millable timber, a creek and three dams. Zoned rural, there is bitumen road within 900 metres of the property. It offers great potential – farming, a campground, holiday cabins, animal husbandry, cropping, a winery – your imagination is the only limit.

224 GRAYS ROAD, DOONAN 59 Hectares [148 acres] Expressions of interest close Monday, February 4 2019. Elite Lifestyle Properties 5444 0111 Rob Keam 0418 708 137

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PROPERTY

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

10 Jubilee Esplanade Point Arkwright

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ACREAGE AT ITS BEST

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RETRO BEACH HOUSE-EXCLUSIVE PT ARKWRIGHT • Sought after prime Esplanade location – escape to beach! • Classic iconic recently renovated beach house • Divided into 2 fully self contained areas! • Medium Density zoning-you can build 3 storey-12m height • Redevelopment potential for duplex/townhouses/unit complex! • Be quick to view as opportunities to purchase in this tightly held beachside precinct are scarce!

View Saturday 10-10.30am Price Offers over $1Mil Kerry Glover 0408 714 270 kerry@northshorerealty.com.au

This level acreage property delivers a sense of seclusion, space and a superb family lifestyle. Showcasing luxury and elegance in design and construction, no expense has been spared in creating this residence. Generously proportioned, the sun-drenched single level home offers a separate granny flat as well as a man-cave shed. The idyllic oasis is perfect for growing families who enjoy an active lifestyle. Positioned on 29,587m2 of secluded private land, it is perfect for horses and motorbike riding. The home has open plan living and includes multiple zones, a fireplace, gourmet kitchen with stone benchtops, quality appliances and walk-in pantry. The master suite has a walk-in robe and ensuite.

273 TANAWHA, TOURIST DRIVE 5 bed, 3 bath, 6 car Forthcoming auction TM Estate Agents 0414 260 711 Tanya Mungomery 0414 260 711

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

14 Greenoaks Drive Coolum Beach

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CENTRAL COOLUM FAMILY HOME/RENOVATOR • Solid brick & tile 2 storey family home with 2 separate living areas! • Perfect sunny north facing deck for sea breezes & entertaining • Inviting interior with fabulous kitchen & polished timber floors • Generous 809m2 landscaped block so room to extend/renovate • This home must be SOLD as Seller is committed elsewhere - serious bidders should inspect now as prior offers will be considered! 72 My Weekly Preview | January 4, 2019

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66 Lorikeet Drive Peregian Beach

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WOW…FOOTSTEPS TO SAND & SURF! View Saturday 11-11.30am Auction On-site 19 January 1:00pm Kerry Glover 0408 714 270 kerry@northshorerealty.com.au

• Unique beachfront location within this exclusive beachside enclave! • Classic solid beach house – perfect idyllic investment/weekender/renovator for those that love to escape to the beach! • Spacious open plan inviting interior & rear deck for entertaining! • Exciting & rare chance to secure this blue-chip investment! •CALL immediately to inspect now as all serious offers will be considered!

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

1/51 Mudjimba Esplanade, Mudjimba

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RIGHT ON THE BEACHFRONT • Looking to downsize onto the Beachfront with a beach access opposite your front door? • This low maintenance duplex villa should be inspected to see if it ticks all your boxes • Spacious easy care tiled living area opening out to a stunning alfresco living area • Classy easy care kitchen with quality appliances and 40mm stone benchtops • Main bedroom offers modern en-suite, spa/sitting room and generous robe space • Live the exclusive Mudjimba beachfront lifestyle at a price you can afford

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7 Breezeway Street Mount Coolum

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BEACHSIDE EXCELLENCE View Saturday 10 – 10:45am Price Offers Invited Mark McDonald 0418 871 059 mark@northshorerealty.com.au

•Located right opposite the magnificent Boardwalk to the patrolled beach

View Saturday 2 - 2:45pm

• A single level design masterpiece created for easy beach-side living • A crystal clear pool to add to the beach side ambiance of this alfresco living area with a backdrop of native trees that adds to the privacy

Price $1,200,000

• The outside living area is perfect in all seasons and at all times of the day • Kitchen flowing out to the deck provides the perfect entertainment environment • The large 683m block allows a dedicated caravan park, which adds to the 2

over-sized double garage with extra workshop and storage areas

Jay Pashley 0407 119 355 jay@northshorerealty.com.au

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PROPERTY

Property of the week

REVIVE OCEANSIDE 1 Bright Place, Birtinya

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evive Oceanside is now under construction. There are two stages with 30 apartments in each stage, comprising one, two, three, and fourbedroom apartments and penthouses. The designs provide functionality, spaciousness and luxury. The first stage East Tower will take about 12 months to complete with the stage two South Tower estimated to begin work in September 2019. Working alongside Estelle Elliot Interior Design, the Gardner Vaughan Group has four colour schemes on offer. With inclusions such as commercial grade glazing to full height balcony doors, luxury stone benchtops, European appliances, stylish Hansa Tapware, zoned and ducted climate control plus ceiling fans, Revive brings another level of luxury to the Oceanside community. Revive is a pet-friendly development with direct access to a variety of walking and bike paths surrounding the lakefront. Every level has waterviews and there’s an infinity edge pool and a function room opening out to an expansive entertainment area with dining and barbecue facilities.

FA S T FA C T S 3 AGENT

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Sheldon Busch 0418 743 848 Todd McKee 0418 737 197

AGENCY McGrath Estate Agents 5450 8000 PRICE

Starting from $389,000

“The designs provide functionality, spaciousness and luxury”

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www.platinumproperties.com.au Shop 4 Dwyer House, 256 Nicklin Way, Warana T: 5437 8806

Penthouse with Stunning Beach and Lake Views 602/122-124 Alexandra Parade, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND Meridian on Alex the ultimate in beachside Penthouse living. Renovated and in pristine condition, this 2 story Penthouse with lift to both floors will give you the ultimate beachside lifestyle.

• Patrolled beach, Resturants and Cafes at your doorstep • Zoned air-conditioning • Resort facilities • Stone bench tops and miele appliances • Three Balconies • 239m2 apartment

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Inspect Contact agent for inspection, strictly by prior registration Auction On-site Thursday 17th January Internet ID platinumproperties.com.au Steve Turner 0412 679 488

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PROPERTY

NEW CLASS OF BUDERIM LIVING

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ocale at Buderim brings you a new class of multi-income townhouse properties located in the heart of the thriving Sunshine Coast. Surrounded by major infrastructure developments such as the new hospital precinct, Sunshine Coast University, Youi Insurance headquarters and easily accessible transport links, you can be assured of demand from a wide range of tenants who are keen to take advantage of everything this premium location has to offer. Architecturally designed and incorporating quality fixtures and fittings throughout, each townhouse offers two fully self-contained tenancies with both a two-bedroom and a one-bedroom living option included in your Buderim townhouse purchase. Current market appraisals show a total combined rental return of $680 - $700 per week. Presently Buderim boasts a vacancy rate below 1 per cent which is putting further upward pressure on rental prices. This demand is underpinned by continuing population growth, as more and more people choose to enjoy the lifestyle the Sunshine Coast has to offer. Located only minutes from schools, hospitals, university, cafes, parks and

fabulous beaches, this location really does have it all. If you have been looking for an investment property with rental returns, low vacancy rates and depreciation benefits, then you should look at this offering. These are suitable for investors and for

self-managed superfund buyers as the townhouses are purchase by a single contract. You could consider living in one of the tenacies and renting out the other. Be sure to take a look at Locale at Buderim today.

Feel at home

AT A GLANCE Locale at Buderim Where: 169 Stringybark Road, Buderim Price: $549,000 Contact: Russell Dell 0400 409 000 russell@gsproperty.com.au

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

PRESTIGIOUS MODERN LIVING ON 2.5 ACRES 133 Collins Road, NINDERRY

Price: CONTACT AGENT

At the end of a long driveway in a quiet elevated position this craftsman designed lifestyle home offers so many features. • Wow factor entrance, polished concrete floors, high ceilings • Premium kitchen, stone benchtops, huge pantry and drawers • Fully screened entertaining area overlooking tennis court • 5 min to Yandina village,rail and freeway, 15 min to Coolum

4 Bed 2.5 Bath 2 Car 9,787m2 Inspect: Saturday 5th January 10am - 10.45am Margie Deighton 0411 399 514

PROVEN REAL ESTATE AGENTS On average over 20 years sales & marketing experience per team member

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RECRUITING NOW

Be part of our league

Amber Fox 0405 357 735

Leanne King 0439 910 235

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Margie Deighton 0411 399 514

Neil Bourke 0417 721 602

Peter Grant 0479 176 422

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Sales Agent

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David Millar

Selling in Caloundra since 1988

REAL ESTATE

www.davidmillarrealestate.com.au | 8 Second Avenue, Caloundra | 07 5491 3344 UNIT 91 “THE PINNACLES” 42 CANBERRA TERRACE, CALOUNDRA

327M² LUXURY PENTHOUSE • 327m² 2 living areas – immaculate finish • Far below todays replacement cost • 300o views Glasshouse Mountains to Coolum • 50 metres to CBD 250 metres to patrolled surf • 90% plus permanent residents affordable body corporate • 2 cars security parking

3 BED

2 BATH

2 CAR

PRICE: Contact agent VIEW: By appointment CONTACT: David Millar 0418 714 509 Dave Millar 0439 714 509

71 EDMUND STREET, SHELLY BEACH

RESIDENTIAL SO CLOSE TO BEACH This Shelly Beach address is central to Shelly Beach and Just 250 metres to the patrolled surf of Kings Beach, where for this price can you be so near in a fully renovated residence on 625m². The opportunity to reside beside the beach or have the ultimate beach home is available here with separate living under. Features include solar panels, covered north facing deck, pool, polished timber floors, new ultra modern kitchen all ready to occupy with not a dollar to spend

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4 BED

2 BATH

1 CAR

AUCTION: Saturday 19th Jan at 11:00am VIEW: By appointment CONTACT: David Millar 0418 714 509 Dave Millar 0439 714 509

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TV GUIDE

ABC (CH2)

SEVEN (CH6)

NINE (CH5)

WIN (CH8)

SBS (CH3)

FRIDAY

6.10pm Grand Designs. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Death In Paradise. (M) 8.30 Father Brown. (M) A woman is accused of murdering her father. 9.20 Shetland. (M) A young teenage girl is murdered. 10.20 ABC Late News. 10.50 Call The Midwife. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Cricket. Big Bash League. Game 19. Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Sixers. 9.30 The Latest: Seven News. 10.00 Wedding Surprises: Caught On Camera. (M) 11.00 Jonathan Ross. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 RBT. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Point Break. (2015) (M) Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey. An FBI agent infiltrates a team of extreme athletes. 10.40 MOVIE Gangster Squad. (2013) (MA15+)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. A look at the day’s news. 7.30 The Living Room. (PG) The team heads to Hawaii. 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. (M) Guests include Lady Gaga. 10.30 Strassman: Careful What You Wish For. (M)

6pm Luke Nguyen’s Food Trail. (PG) 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Great British Railway Journeys: Compilation. 8.35 MOVIE Monty Python’s The Meaning Of Life. (1983) (M) Graham Chapman, John Cleese. A series of sketches that looks at life. 10.30 SBS World News Late.

SATURDAY

6pm Rediscovering T-Rex. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Miniseries: Little Women. 8.30 Miniseries: Agatha Christie’s Ordeal By Innocence. (M) Part 1 of 3. 9.30 Miniseries: Howards End. Part 2 of 4. 10.25 Wolf Hall. (M)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 MOVIE Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. (1971) (G) Gene Wilder. 9.10 MOVIE We Bought A Zoo. (2011) (PG) Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson. A single father buys a rundown zoo. 11.40 The Goldbergs. (PG)

6pm Nine News Saturday. 7.00 MOVIE Junior. (1994) (PG) Arnold Schwarzenegger. 9.15 MOVIE Beverly Hills Cop II. (1987) (M) Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold. A Detroit cop helps solve a series of robberies. 11.20 MOVIE Fletch. (1985) (M) Chevy Chase.

6pm MOVIE Kung Fu Panda. (2008) (PG) Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman. A panda becomes the saviour of a village. 7.45 Ambulance Australia. (M) The paramedics face a busy day. 9.45 NCIS: New Orleans. (M) The team investigates a copycat murder. 11.45 Elementary. (M)

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.35 My Second Restaurant In India. Sarah Todd sets out to open a restaurant. 8.35 Pope: The Most Powerful Man In History: The Wartime Popes. Explores the tenure of Pope Pius XII. 10.15 MOVIE Brokeback Mountain. (2005) (M)

SUNDAY

6.10pm Joanna Lumley’s Nile. 7.00 ABC News Sunday. 7.40 Grand Designs: House Of The Year. Part 1 of 4. 8.30 Vera. (M) Part 1 of 4. 10.00 Barracuda. (M) Part 1 of 4. 10.55 Miniseries: Kiri. (M) 11.45 Silent Witness. (MA15+)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 Cricket. Big Bash League. Game 22. Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Sixers. From Adelaide Oval. 9.30 The Latest: Seven News. 10.00 Sunday Night. Hosted by Melissa Doyle. 11.30 Hooked On The Look. (MA15+)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 60 Minutes. 8.00 David Attenborough’s The Blue Planet II. (PG) 9.10 MOVIE Everest. (2015) (M) Two expeditions on their final ascent towards the summit of Mt Everest face a violent storm. 11.35 Taken. (M)

6pm David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities. 6.30 The Sunday Project. 7.30 The Graham Norton Show. 8.30 MOVIE The Girl On The Train. (2016) (MA15+) A woman witnesses an incident from her seat on a train. 10.45 NCIS. (M) 11.30 The Sunday Project.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 The Indian Pacific: Australia’s Longest Train Journey. A look at the Indian Pacific rail service. 10.40 Gypsy Kids: Our Secret World. (PG) Documents the lives of Traveller and Gypsy children. 11.35 Filthy Rich And Homeless. (M)

MONDAY

6.10pm Grand Designs. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 The Best Of Back Roads. (PG) Hosted by Heather Ewart. 9.00 The Royal Wives Of Windsor: A Royal Engagement. (PG) Part 1 of 2. 10.30 ABC Late News.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Cricket. Big Bash League. Game 23. Melbourne Renegades v Hobart Hurricanes. 9.30 The Latest: Seven News. 10.00 Modern Family. (PG) Hayley dumps Dylan. 11.00 The Goldbergs. (PG)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 RBT. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Jack Reacher. (2012) (M) Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike. A former military police officer investigates a shooting. 11.05 Cold Case. (M) 11.50 House. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Ambulance Australia. (M) 8.30 MOVIE Muriel’s Wedding. (1994) (M) Toni Collette, Bill Hunter. A woman leaves her small town to find romance. 10.30 How To Stay Married. (M) 11.00 WIN’s All Australian News.

6pm Luke Nguyen’s Food Trail. (PG) 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents. 8.35 The Obesity Myth: Battling The Biology. (M) Part 1 of 3. 9.40 The Contraceptive Pill: How Safe Is It? Takes a look at the contraceptive pill.

TUESDAY

6.10pm Grand Designs. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Foreign Correspondent. 8.30 The Human Body: Secrets Of Your Life Revealed: Grow. Part 1 of 3. 9.30 Stealing Van Gogh. (M) 10.30 ABC Late News.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Cricket. Big Bash League. Game 24. Sydney Thunder v Brisbane Heat. 9.30 The Latest: Seven News. 10.00 Highway Cops. (PG) 11.00 World’s Deadliest Weather: Caught On Camera. (PG)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 ACA. 7.30 Big Bang. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE We’re The Millers. (2013) (M) A small-time drug dealer creates a fake family. 10.30 Mom. (M) 11.00 The Closer. (M) 11.45 Major Crimes. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. A look at the day’s news. 7.30 Ambulance Australia. (M) Follows NSW Ambulance’s Sydney operations. 8.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) Sam goes undercover as a financier. 11.30 WIN’s All Australian News.

6pm Motor Racing. Dakar Rally. Stage 1. Highlights. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Great American Railroad Journeys: Boston To Concord. 8.40 Mediterranean With Simon Reeve. Part 1 of 4. 9.50 Building The Tube: The Northern Line.

WEDNESDAY

6.10pm Grand Designs. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 QI. (M) 8.30 Stop Laughing… This Is Serious: She Goes… She Goes… She Just Goes. (M) Part 1 of 3. 9.30 Would I Lie To You? 10.00 To Be Advised.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Cricket. Big Bash League. Game 25. Melbourne Stars v Perth Scorchers. From the MCG. 9.30 The Latest: Seven News. 10.00 Criminal Minds. (M) The team tries to identify some murder victims. 11.00 Killer Tapes. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Young Sheldon. (PG) 8.30 20 To One. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE Sisters. (2015) (MA15+) Amy Poehler, Tina Fey. 11.45 Rizzoli & Isles. (M)

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Jamie & The Nonnas. Jamie visits Italy’s Piedmont region. 8.30 Law & Order: SVU. A waitress is sexually assaulted. 9.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 10.30 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 11.30 WIN News.

6pm Motor Racing. Dakar Rally. Stage 2. Highlights. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Destination Flavour China. 8.00 Great British Railway Journeys: Telford To Wrexham. Presented by Michael Portillo. 8.35 Rome Unpacked. Part 1 of 2. 9.45 Miniseries: Butterfly. Part 1 of 3.

THURSDAY

YOUR PRIME TIME TV GUIDE

6.10pm Grand Designs. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Escape From The City: Clements. 9.00 Grand Designs Australia. (PG) Presented by Peter Maddison. 9.50 The Tunnel: Sabotage. (MA15+) 10.40 ABC Late News.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Cricket. Big Bash League. Game 26. Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Renegades. 9.30 The Latest: Seven News. 10.00 Manu’s American Road Trip. (PG) Part 1 of 2. 11.00 Ramsay’s Hotel Hell. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Great Getaways. (PG) 8.30 Travel Guides. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE The Hangover Part III. (2013) (MA15+) Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis. The Wolfpack hunts Mr Chow. 11.30 Imposters. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Territory Cops. (PG) Constables respond to a fatal crash. 8.30 MOVIE Red 2. (2013) (M) Bruce Willis, John Malkovich. A retired spy tracks down a nuclear device. 10.50 Blue Bloods. (M)

6pm Motor Racing. Dakar Rally. Stage 3. Highlights. 6.30 News. 7.35 Alex Polizzi’s Secret Italy. 8.30 Locked Up Abroad: Vietnam PoWs – McCain And Brace. A look at two Vietnam War-era PoWs. 9.30 Vikings.

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TV GUIDE

DIGITAL CHOICE (CH22)

7TWO (CH62)

7MATE (CH63) 9GO! (CH53)

9GEM (CH52)

BOLD (CH81)

PEACH (CH82)

6pm M*A*S*H. 6.30 Seven Local News. 7.00 Better Homes And Gardens Summer. 8.30 Selling Houses Aust. 9.30 Honey I Bought The House. 10.30 Peter Andre’s 60 Minute Makeover.

6pm Big Bash League. Game 19. Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Sixers. 7.00 Storage Wars. 8.00 World’s Most Amazing Videos. (M) 9.00 MOVIE The Grey. (2011) (MA15+) 11.25 American Dad!

6pm Secret Life Of Pets. (PG) 6.30 Keeping Up Appearances. (PG) 7.30 Tennis. Hopman Cup. Evening 7. Australia v Germany. From Perth Arena.

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

6pm Pointless. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. (PG#) 7.00 MOVIE Happy Feet Two. (2011) (G) Elijah Wood. 9.05 MOVIE Sex And The City 2. (2010) (MA15+) Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall.

6.30pm Air Crash Investigation. (PG) 7.30 The Yorkshire Vet. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 11.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG)

6.30pm MOVIE Wild Hogs. (2007) (PG) Tim Allen. 8.35 MOVIE Inception. (2010) (M) Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page. 11.35 American Dad! (M) 12.05am Blokesworld. (PG)

6pm Tennis. Brisbane International. Night 6. From the Queensland Tennis Centre, Brisbane. 10.30 Mom. (M) 11.30 Kevin Can Wait. (PG)

6pm Tennis. Hopman Cup. Evening 8. From Perth Arena.

6pm Cops. (PG) 6.30 Soccer. A-League. Round 11. Western Sydney Wanderers v Melbourne Victory. 9.30 MOVIE The Green Berets. (1968) (PG) John Wayne, Jim Hutton.

7.05pm MOVIE Confessions Of A Shopaholic. (2009) (PG) 9.15 MOVIE My Big Fat Greek Wedding. (2002) (PG) Nia Vardalos. 11.45 MOVIE Dance Flick. (2009) (MA15+)

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Would I Lie To You? 8.30 Penn & Teller: Fool Us. 9.10 Charlie Pickering: Live At The Time Of Recording.

6pm Dog Patrol. (PG) 6.30 Air Rescue. (PG) 7.00 Motorway Patrol. (PG) 8.00 Coastwatch Oz. (PG) 8.30 Gold Coast Medical. (M) 9.30 Hospital. (M) 10.30 Brit Cops. (M) 11.30 Coastwatch Oz.

6pm Big Bash League. Game 22. Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Sixers. 7.00 MOVIE The Ant Bully. (2006) (G) 8.45 MOVIE Outbreak. (1995) (M) 11.30 Family Guy. 12am Bloopers.

9pm MOVIE He’s Just Not That Into You. (2009) (M) Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore, Scarlett Johansson. 11.30 Mom. (M)

7.30pm Midsomer Murders. (M) 9.40 MOVIE Million Dollar Baby. (2004) (M) Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman.

6pm Wonders Of Life. 7.30 Medics On Call. (PG) 8.30 Cops: Adults Only. (M) 9.00 MOVIE Bus 657. (2015) (MA15+) Robert De Niro, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Dave Bautista. 11.00 NCIS. (M)

6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE The Spiderwick Chronicles. (2008) (PG) Freddie Highmore. 8.30 MOVIE High Fidelity. (2000) (M) John Cusack, Iben Hjejle. 10.50 Raymond. 11.50 Frasier. (PG)

MONDAY

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Adam Hills: The Last Leg Down Under. 8.45 The Office. 9.30 The Good Place. 9.50 The Good Place. 10.35 Idiotsitter.

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Kingdom. (PG) 8.30 Prime Suspect. (M) 10.30 Blue Murder. (M) 11.30 Medical Emergency. (PG)

6pm Big Bash League. Game 23. Melbourne Renegades v Hobart Hurricanes. 7.00 Storage Wars. 7.30 American Restoration. 8.30 American Pickers. 9.30 Aussie Pickers.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Billy Madison. (1995) (M) Adam Sandler, Darren McGavin, Bridgette Wilson. 10.15 Big Bang. (PG) 11.35 Kevin Can Wait. (PG)

6pm Secret Life Of Pets. (PG) 6.30 Tennis. FAST4. Rafael Nadal v Nick Kyrgios. 9.30 MOVIE Elsa & Fred. (2014) (M) Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer. 11.30 Law & Order: S.V.U. (M)

6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 NCIS. (M) 11.30 48 Hours. (M)

6pm Pointless. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Two And A Half Men. 8.00 Two And A Half Men. 8.30 MOVIE Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life. (2003) (M) 10.50 Sex And The City.

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 The Agony Of… 8.30 Black Books. 8.55 The Office. 9.40 The Best Of Fresh Blood 2017. 10.10 Timewasters. 10.30 30 Rock.

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Kingdom. (PG) 8.30 Prime Suspect. (M) 10.30 Blue Murder. (M) 11.30 Medical Emergency. (PG)

7pm Storage Wars. 7.30 Motorway Patrol. 8.30 MegaTruckers. 9.00 Outback Pilots. 10.00 World’s Deadliest Weather: Caught On Camera.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 American Ninja Warrior. (PG) 9.15 MOVIE The Replacement Killers. (1998) (MA15+) 11.00 Big Bang. (PG) 11.30 Kevin Can Wait. (PG)

6pm Tennis. Sydney International. Night 3. Round 2. From the NSW Tennis Centre at Sydney Olympic Park. 9.00 Major Crimes. (M) 10.00 Chicago Med. (M) 11.00 Law & Order: SVU. (M)

6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 CSI: Miami. 10.30 The Mentalist. (M)

6pm Pointless. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Two And A Half Men. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Divergent. (2014) (M) Shailene Woodley. 11.15 Sex And The City. 11.55 James Corden.

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Absolutely Fabulous. 8.30 The Catherine Tate Show. 9.00 The Office. 9.50 To Be Advised. 10.20 Asian Provocateur.

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Pie In The Sky. (PG) 8.30 Judge John Deed. (M) 9.30 To Be Advised.

6pm Big Bash League. Game 25. Melbourne Stars v Perth Scorchers. 7.00 Storage Wars. 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.30 Family Guy. (M) 10.00 American Dad! (M) 11.30 Family Guy.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 7.30 BattleBots. (PG) 8.30 The Big Bang Theory. (M) 9.00 Pedestrian Movie Of The Week. 11.00 Big Bang. (PG) 11.30 Big Bang. (M)

6pm Tennis. Sydney International. Night 4. Round 2. From the NSW Tennis Centre at Sydney Olympic Park. 9.00 Cold Case. (M) 10.00 Law & Order. (M) 11.00 Law & Order: SVU. (M)

6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) 10.30 NCIS. (M) 11.30 48 Hours. (M)

6pm Pointless. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Two And A Half Men. 7.30 Two And A Half Men. 8.00 Two And A Half Men. 8.30 MOVIE Insurgent. (2015) (M) 10.50 Sex And The City.

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery. 8.30 Utopia. 9.00 The Office. 9.20 The Office. 9.45 Free Agents. 10.10 The Good Place.

6pm M*A*S*H. (PG) 6.30 Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Pie In The Sky. (PG) 8.30 Murdoch Mysteries. (M) 10.30 Houdini & Doyle. (M) 11.30 Medical Emergency. (PG)

7pm Storage Wars. 7.30 The Simpsons. 8.30 Family Guy. 9.00 Family Guy. 10.00 MOVIE Let’s Be Cops. (2014) (MA15+)

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Young Sheldon. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry. (2007) (M) 11.00 Big Bang. (PG) 11.30 Kevin Can Wait. (PG)

6pm Tennis. Sydney International. Night 4. Round 2. From the NSW Tennis Centre at Sydney Olympic Park. 9.00 Heartbeat. (M) 10.00 Rizzoli & Isles. (M) 11.00 Law & Order: SVU. (M)

6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 8.30 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 10.30 NCIS. (M) 11.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M)

6pm Pointless. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Two And A Half Men. 7.30 Two And A Half Men. 8.00 Two And A Half Men. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Allegiant. (2016) (M) 10.50 MOVIE Divergent. (2014) (M)

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Well, it’s time for New Year’s resolutions. I have a friend who claims he is really good at them. He has given up smoking heaps of times. Not sure if there are any waves around, but remember to be kind to our guests. A few sea snakes have been spotted recently, so if you see them, give them space. They are reportedly harmless on the beach and easy to pick up. Set them free! Joke: You go into the toilet Australian and leave Australian. What are you when you are in there? European!

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6pm World’s Best Commercials. (PG) 7.00 Tennis. Brisbane International. Night 5. From the Queensland Tennis Centre, Brisbane. 10.30 Friends. (PG) 11.30 Kevin Can Wait. (PG)

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7.20pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Hard Quiz. 8.30 Shaun Micallef’s MAD AS HELL. 9.00 The IT Crowd. 9.50 Alan Partridge’s MidMorning Matters.

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