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ISSUE 546 April 12, 2019


The annual Discovery Festival is being held at Venue 114 on April 27 and 28, and we have one double pass to give away. This year Discovery, which is presented by Conscious Life Events, will host a hand-picked selection of self-development gurus, wellbeing experts, alternative therapists, holistic healers and more than 20 psychic readers. There is plenty to learn about mindfulness, natural health and yourself. The program also includes music, meditation, seminars, food and plenty of fun.



n 12-to 17-year-olds, suicide is now the leading cause of death. This isn’t news, but every time I come across that statistic, it hits me hard. One death by suicide is one too many; the days cut short too soon, a life not yet lived. Mental illness is not an issue to be ignored. Sure, it can be difficult to understand if you have not personally experienced depression or suicide, but it doesn’t mean it’s okay to turn your back on others. There is currently no cure for depression. Instead, sufferers are placed on management plans that may include a combined approach of medication and support services. Sadly, for some people, even this isn’t enough to keep the demons at bay. This is why the Sunshine Coast-based Thompson Institute – one of Australia’s foremost brain institutes – is investing millions of dollars into vital research to combat some of the greatest mental health concerns of our time. The research is groundbreaking, as we reveal in this week’s feature story. You can read the story on page 12. For anyone requiring urgent support, please know that help is available through Beyond Blue, 1300 224 636. Moving on to a lighter topic that is sure to bring a smile to your face, don’t miss this week’s profile story with celebrated comedian Dave Hughes. Hughesy, as he is better known, is heading to the Sunshine Coast later this year. Turn to page 24 for all of the details. We also have our monthly My home section for those in need of a little interior design inspiration. Happy reading, and have a lovely week.

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IN OTHER NEWS Where do you live? Alexandra Headland.

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First job? A child actor. My first job was an American film, based on a true story, called Hearts of Fire.

Best day in your life and why? There’s too many to mention. Any day I get to travel or take a step forward in my career.

What are you currently working on? As a news journalist, the stories I work on change daily. This week I’m covering sport and I’ve just interviewed big wave surfer Mark Visser... talk about an inspiration! Your family includes? Mother, father, younger brother. First car? Mitsubishi Lancer.

Your greatest regret? Not saving more when I was younger.

Favourite book? Marching Powder. If your life was a book, what would the title be? Big Dreams, Baby Steps. What are you reading now? The Answer by Buderim couple, Allan and Barbara Pease. I interviewed Allan last year and he signed the book for me. Highly recommend. Favourite song and why? Anything by Queen. I saw Bohemian Rhapsody at the cinemas (twice) and absolutely loved it.

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Tracey Smith is a reporter for Nine News on the Sunshine Coast. She moved to the region when the Nine Network rolled out its regional markets across the state almost two years ago. Tracey grew up in Bell, a small country town in the Darling Downs, before finishing her high school years on the Gold Coast. She has lived in Sydney and Melbourne and travelled extensively during her time as a flight attendant when she was younger.

Can you nominate a day in your life that turned out to be a turning point and why? The day I struck up a conversation with a stranger who ended up becoming a mentor and friend. I wouldn’t be where I am today without their kindness, generosity and guidance.

What achievement are you most proud of? Starting a second degree as a mature age student and completely changing my career path.

“Don’t lose focus. Start implementing your dreams now”

What are you watching right now? Would you recommend it, and why? I’m a sucker for trashy television and crime shows. I just watched Abducted in Plain Sight on Netflix – mindblowing. The memes about the show depicting different variations of shocked faces are accurate. When was the last time you played sport and what was it? I do Pilates four times per week. Does that count?

You are happiest when? Travelling. What frustrates you the most? Drivers who don’t indicate. How do you deal with your frustrations? I’m quite a calm person and not easily frustrated. Perhaps vent, have a laugh then move on.

If you could tell your 18-year-old self anything, what would it be? Don’t lose focus. Start implementing your dreams now. If you could have dinner with any three people, dead or alive, who would they be? Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau, Jacinda Ardern. True leaders who are fascinating, inspirational and relatable. If you won $1 million, how would you spend it? A house, a holiday, a deposit on an investment property.

Best advice you’ve been given? If you don’t ask, the answer is already no.

Tea or coffee and how do you have it? Both. White and none. Black and none.

What is your favourite place on the Sunshine Coast and why? Alexandra Headland and Noosa. They are both so beautiful.

NRL or AFL? I’m a Queenslander. The Maroon blood runs thick, so definitely NRL.

If you could change one thing on the Sunshine Coast, what would it be? The wind. It’s always so

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The Sunshine Coast is home to a groundbreaking centre that is leading the world in the study and treatment of mental health issues. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.


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tepping through the gleaming glass doors of the Thompson Institute at Birtinya, it’s hard to believe this was a derelict building just a few years ago. There are new carpets, fresh white paint, shiny equipment and lots of natural light pouring into its reception areas, research spaces and treatment rooms across three floors. It’s fairly nondescript, as far as decor goes, but the building isn’t there to win any design awards. It’s there to house some of the world’s best minds, who are producing groundbreaking research in the hope of finding cures for some of the greatest mental health dilemmas of our time. One aspect of this groundbreaking research is a trial of the anaesthetic drug ketamine to treat suicidality. Institute director Professor Jim Lagopoulos, a world-renowned scientist who works at the forefront of neuroimaging, first had the idea to use the drug 15 years ago. He is finally able to trial the study at the Thompson Institute and so far the results are nothing short of revolutionary. This is just one reason the centre is now recognised as one of Australia’s foremost brain institutes. The Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience Thompson Institute, as it’s officially known, is part of the University of the Sunshine Coast. It’s named after Maroochydore philanthropists Roy and Nola Thompson, who donated the $7 million building in 2015, followed by a further $3.6 million for MRI imaging equipment. Prof Lagopoulos moved from Sydney three years ago to spearhead the institute. He is editor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed journal Frontiers in Science and editor of World Journal of Neuroscience and has worked at brain institutes around the world. He says the work being done at the Thompson Institute could not be done in a big city.

“I often say to people the focus of what we do here at the institute you could only do on the Sunshine Coast. Big cities are somewhat disconnected. To give you an example, we’ve run ageing and dementia programs and youth mental health programs in Sydney. When you do recruitment for those studies, you don’t get buy-in from the community. It’s a challenge. Here on the Sunshine Coast, it’s more of a community feel. The response we get from people who want to engage with our services is tremendous.” The institute focuses its work around four central themes: the provision of clinical services; advocacy for patients and their carers; conducting groundbreaking research; and education and teaching. “We’re not just educating the next generation of brain scientists, but we’re also educating our community,” says Prof Lagopoulos. “We’ve worked very hard to set up clinical services that were otherwise lacking here on the Sunshine Coast and we work very hard on community engagement and advocacy for patient and their carers. We have been open for business for less than a year. Sure, there are other prestigious institutes around Australia that have been going for a long time, but I would say in a short time we are doing world-class research and we are being acknowledged as world-class.” The National Health and Medical Research Council has designated the Thompson Institute as a centre for research excellence. Australia’s national research evaluation framework, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), has given it a top score of five, which indicates it’s well above world standards. On March 28, Federal Minister for Fisher, Andrew Wallace, announced a further $2.5 million investment in the institute, building on the $5 million the Federal Government delivered in 2017, which supported the myweeklypreview.com.au

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FEATURE STORY institute’s first two years of operation. Another $2 million in funding has come through the Heller Foundation and the Wilson Foundation, with more support coming from clubs like Rotary. This level of support is indicative of the institute’s high standing and the expectation it will have a major impact on five major areas: youth mental health, suicide, ageing and dementia, PTSD and eating disorders. “When I came here, it was obvious to me these were the five central things here on the Sunshine Coast related to mental health that were under-resourced and under-studied,” says Prof Lagopoulos. With the funding the Thompson Institute has attracted, it is not lacking in top facilities and equipment. The MRI machine donated by the Thompsons is the only one of its kind in the southern hemisphere and can show brain processes happening dynamically right down to a thousandth of a fraction of a hair. This enables researchers to conduct real-time MRI neurofeedback therapies, which have outstanding results with PTSD. There’s also a transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) room, where patients with depression unresponsive to medication are treated. After 30 TMS sessions, they can walk out free of depression for up to two years. The treatment is safe and has no side effects. But there is one area where the institute could do with extra help. “As we become more and more known, we have very good students coming from all over the world as well as local students that


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now want to do research with us here,” says Prof Lagopoulos. “A lot of those students need PhD scholarships and we’re lacking support for that. In years gone by, a student would prefer a sandstone university like Sydney University or the University of Queensland, but we’re getting more and more students saying ‘no, I want to do your program at the Thompson Institute’. We could fill 10 scholarships up in a heartbeat.” Prof Lagopoulos says he’s feeling settled in his new life on the Sunshine Coast and is excited about what the future holds. “This is my home now; this is my life and my life revolves around my work,” he says. “I’m very passionate about the work I do and I’m very passionate about helping keep the community healthy. I am driven by finding cures for some of the most vexing mental illnesses we’ve got. The reality is we don’t have cures for schizophrenia, eating disorders, depression. The institute exists for this very reason. We are committed to finding cures. “My dreams and my hopes for the institute in 20 or 30 years’ time are that we are seen as a centre of international excellence for the research we do. “I don’t see any reason why the work we do here will not be acknowledged as much as the Harvards and Yales and Cambridges of the world. We have some of the most sophisticated techniques and equipment here. I see us competing on an international level very soon and I don’t think it will take 20 years. My strong opinion is that we’ll be there in five to 10 years.”

prevention program, developing a digital tool to improve community awareness and understanding of risk factors and conducting research and clinical trials investigating pharmacological interventions. Dr Amanda Clacy (pictured) is a research fellow who recently led the Alliance for Suicide Prevention – Sunshine Coast and has been with the Thompson Institute for just over a year. “The suicide prevention program officially launched at the beginning of March,” says Dr Clacy. “We’ve done a lot of groundwork in consulting with community, ensuring we’re addressing the needs of the Sunshine Coast and bringing on board the people already

THE LONGITUDINAL ADOLESCENT BRAIN STUDY The Longitudinal Adolescent Brain Study (LABS) is a five-year research project designed to better understand the adolescent brain. Using brain imaging and neurocognitive assessments, researchers are working with young people from our community to track changes that occur in the brain from ages 12 to 18. This research will inform the development of evidence-based youth mental health programs. “Seventy-five per cent of all mental illness emerges in adolescence,” says Jim Professor Lagopoulos. “This is a very ambitious program, a longitudinal study to work out what a normal neurodevelopmental trajectory looks like in a young person. “This study has never been conducted anywhere on the planet. It is world-class and will change the way we understand the adolescent brain and what changes occur when someone is developing a mental illness. It will give us the biomarkers that will predict when someone will crash with a mental illness. The sooner we can see when a young person is in trouble and the sooner we can intervene, the better the outcomes.” The study, led by Professor Daniel Hermens (pictured) began in August 2018 with a cohort

working in this space. It means we have a very Sunshine Coast-owned program. “In our first year of clinical trials, we’re looking at novel methods for treating depression and suicidality. Traditional antidepressants aren’t working as effectively. The results in our trials have been absolutely astounding. We’re looking at not only the reduction of symptoms, but also the neurobiological changes. There’s a reduction in symptoms within the first half an hour of treatment, but also their brain chemistry is changing.” The treatment getting the astounding results is a trial of the drug ketamine, which the Thompson Institute is pioneering as a

of 40 – the target is 500 participants. “One of my interests is the onset of early alcohol misuse,” says Prof Hermens. “But we could take any construct, for example binge drinking versus not, and look at how their brain changes over time. We’ll look at young people who experience cyberbullying versus those that don’t. That’s what we do with longitudinal studies.” LABS has a suicide escalation protocol so that if researchers identify a participant is at risk of being suicidal, they are given immediate medical support. “In 12- to 17-year-olds, suicide is now the leading cause of death in Australia,” says Prof Hermens. “We have some responsibility to help young people if our questions have triggered something or caused some distress. “We think participation in a study like this, where there’s non-judgemental, supportive advice about intervention in children as young as 12, will lead to better outcomes and reduce suicide. Out of the 40 we’ve done so far, there have been three where we’ve implemented the suicide escalation protocol and they’ve taken the opportunity to see a clinician. Their parents have said how important that was and how they want their children to stay in the program.” Prof Hermens says a study of this kind, where participants are monitored every four months over a period of five years, would not be feasible in a city. “For the Thompson Institute to be the only neuroinstitute in an emerging region of Australia is crucial. There’s a population of young people who are interested. There’s a sense that contributing to research is important. That is difficult in bigger cities where there are so many competing interests.”

treatment for depression and suicidality. “We use a low dose of oral ketamine and suicidality scores plummet,” says Professor Jim Lagopoulos. “Participants sit in a treatment room after taking it and wait three hours while being monitored. Then they can get in the car and drive home. “In the first week or two, people say they feel sleepier, relaxed, happier, have more clarity of mind and their depressive symptoms dissipate. No one is worse off in terms of side effects. “Some people immediately say ‘wow, I feel better already’ and most are nowhere near suicidal towards the end of the treatment.”

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CALOUNDRA RUGBY CLUB HONOURS ANZACS The Caloundra Rugby Union Club will host its annual Anzac Day homage round against the Maroochydore Swans on April 13 at Lighthouse Park, Caloundra. The ceremony will commence with the reading of the Ode, followed by the Last Post performed by a local bugler and the traditional minute of silence. Club President Tony Green says during their recent tour to Malaysia to play in the Borneo International 7s, the tour party paid tribute to the ultimate sacrifice made by Australian and other POWs in Sandakan at the Australian Memorial Park (pictured). Additionally, the day commemorates the passing of Chris ‘Chops’ McLean, a former member of the Australian Navy who passed away while playing rugby for Caloundra. The ANZAC ceremony will start at 3.15pm, prior to the A Grade game at 3.30pm.

NEW HOME NEEDED FOR BEERWAH RSL SUB-BRANCH The Beerwah and District RSL SubBranch is seeking community support to raise $30,000 to build a new home. Member for Caloundra Mark McArdle has backed a fundraising drive, acknowledging the important groundwork done by the founding members, which included Finch and Jack Barry, Nev Anning, Cliff Barr, Bill Neil, Bill Swann, Alan Free and Tom Baker. “We cannot allow this proud RSL Sub-Branch to fade and importantly your contribution will renew and revitalise the spirit that has so long lived in Beerwah due to its connection with the RSL,” Mr McArdle says. To find out how you can help, contact 0415 111 394 or 0401 532 144.

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HOP ALONG TO EUMUNDI MARKETS There will be plenty to have you hopping with excitement at the free annual Easter treasure hunt at the Eumundi Markets on April 20. The first 300 children to the market office (pink building in the centre of the markets) from 8am will be given clues and must find the answers as they make their way through the markets. When they complete their journey, each young treasure hunter will receive a delicious chocolate Easter treat. Visitors will love Old Macdonalds Farm, with lambs, piglets, calf, guinea pigs, ducklings, baby chicks and bunnies to pat and cuddle – 80 Memorial Drive, Eumundi from 7am to 2pm.

A brand-new market is coming soon to the Bloomhill Wellness-Survivor Centre in Buderim and stallholders are being sought. Bloomhill is a not-for-profit cancer wellness centre that currently services 1228 people living with cancer, employs 47 staff and is supported by 450 volunteers. Kicking off on June 1, the Forest Market at Bloomhill will be a friendly community hub set in a peaceful rainforest. If you would like to get on board, contact the Bloomhill market manager, Mariannje on 0409 611 675 or email forestmarket@bloomhill.com.au.

GET CREATIVE AT MALENY WOOD EXPO Project Fort Awesome has joined forces with the upcoming Maleny Wood Expo to run a unique series of cubby house making workshops for parents and kids. Following on from a successful artist residency at the Maroochy Art and Ecology centre through Sunshine Coast Council’s Creative Spaces initiative earlier this year, this is a chance to team up with your kids and make your own ‘garden cloud’ play-space like no other. Running twice a day over the Maleny Wood Expo’s three days, from May 4 to 6, artist Miles Allen and Samantha Taylor will guide you through the construction process and leave you with a finished bamboo and plywood ‘cloud-frame’ you get to take home. To find out more and to book your spot, visit malenywoodexpo.com/workshops2019.


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FIVE-STAR HOTEL DEVELOPMENT PROPOSED FOR MOOLOOLABA The Sunshine Coast Council has received a development application from Aria Property Group to build a $250-million international standard five-star hotel and residential development on Mooloolaba Esplanade. The proposed development includes a 139-room international hotel and 66 residential apartments over 14 storeys and will be located opposite the Mooloolaba Surf Club. The ground floor will house a mix of retail and hospitality venues as well as a hotel bar and signature restaurant. The building will also include a public rooftop bar and restaurant and pool with ocean views. Greenery is a prominent feature of the artist’s impressions, with plants to be established on a number of levels. The residential mix proposed includes four penthouses, four sub-penthouses, 47 two-bedroom apartments and 10 three-bedroom apartments and a total of 220 carparks. The site has been owned by Rod Forrester since 1991 and a previous application by Aria for the 2588-metres squared site was rejected by the council in 2009. Another application was made in 2016 for a $200-million development, but Aria requested the council defer its decision after they could not reach an agreement over a proposed on-site public carpark. The latest proposal, which was lodged last Friday, is a code-assessable application.



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BEERWAH’S BEST Well-travelled rugby league player Jordan Meads is now happy to call the Sunshine Coast home. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.


rowing up in the rugby union heartland of Wellington in New Zealand, Jordan Meads had strong aspirations to become an All Black. The Beerwah Bulldogs A-grader recalls how he used to spend “every spare second” running around pretending to be famous footy player Christian Cullen, and how his parents would have to take his All Blacks jersey off him while he slept as he wore it all the time. The father-of-two made the transition to rugby league where he reached the professional ranks and was head-hunted by international clubs. He is now preparing to travel to London next month to represent the Greek Rugby League Association and captain the team in the Greece v Norway Rugby League World Cup qualifying match. Mr Meads says he holds his Greek heritage close to his heart. His mother is Greek and his grandparents, who have lived in New Zealand for almost 40 years, migrated from Greece as a result of WWII. “I have a tradition that before every international game, I send my grandparents a letter and thank them for the sacrifices they made so that I could live the life I live and play the game I love,’’ he tells My Weekly Preview. “As soon as I finish writing the letter, I know it’s game time.” He admits when he signed his first professional contract with the New Zealand Warriors, there was a box at the bottom of the form that asks which countries players qualify to represent and he wrote down Greece “more as a joke than anything else”. “Soon after that, I remember getting a call from the general manager of the Greek Rugby

Jordan Meads in action (above) and (right) with wife Courtney League Association asking if I wanted to be part of the squad. At the time we had a strong foundation of a team – New South Wales State of Origin five-eighth Braith Anasta, Sydney Roosters prop Michael Korkidas and Penrith Panthers head coach Steve Georgallis were all there.” “Over time, those players have retired, however it was that core group that inspired the next generation of Greek-heritage players to put their hand up. We now have hundreds of players vying for a spot in our team – it’s a good problem to have leading into the World Cup. No one thought we would be a game or two away from making a World Cup, however we have worked really hard over the past four years and the exposure is helping us generate a heap of support. Greeks are passionate about anything Greek, so the support we have received to date has been unreal.” Mr Meads spent two years with the New

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One of the nation’s most popular stand-up comedians, Dave Hughes, is bringing his latest show to the Coast. He talks to My Weekly Preview about family, hecklers and the preoccupation far too many people have with his hair. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.


hen it comes to being heckled, Dave Hughes has heard just about every insult you can think of during his long and successful career. From taking on the best of the best in stand-up comedy on an international scale to smashing drive-time radio ratings with Hit Network’s Hughesy & Kate and hosting his own television series Hughesy, We Have A Problem, in a typical day he comes across a number of critics – and not all of their opinions are positive. Far from letting it weigh him down, Mr Hughes says he has mastered the ability to turn these disgruntled opinions into comedic fodder to fuel his passion for entertaining. In fact, his latest national comedy tour Hairy, which is on its way to The Events Centre in Caloundra on May 2, is based largely on the criticism he has received for, of all things, his hair. “I’ve been growing my hair since last year and I get so many comments about it,” he tells My Weekly Preview. “It’s like when you get into your later forties and start to make a change in your appearance it really freaks people out. It’s like the world they knew, Dave Hughes’ short-hair world, is no longer the world they are living in and they are not happy about it. “Some say I’m going through manopause and others just mock me. But if you go back to my first appearance on network TV on Hey Hey It’s Saturday back in 1997, I was in my mid-twenties and I had a mop of hair. For some reason I decided to cut that off one day. So it’s like I’ve gone back to the age of 25.” Mr Hughes says one of his biggest hairstyle supporters is radio co-host Kate Langbroek, despite one listener posting a side-by-side photo of Hughesy alongside Alice, the housekeeper from ’70s TV show The Brady Bunch. “Anyone who criticises you ends up being material. “People insulting you in the street give you comedy; people complementing you don’t give you any comedy. So while at the time, being insulted isn’t nice, it becomes the basis of your future act, which is a blessing really. “I still get down in the dumps with some of the more intense criticism, but I can turn it around, basically, and make it into a positive.” Despite wielding an innate power to make audiences double over with laughter with his dead-pan delivery, Mr Hughes admits he was never an extrovert as a child. “I wasn’t the most popular kid in school, but whenever

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I was able to get on stage, whether it was to get a trophy for footy or to perform in school camp plays, I was able to make people laugh. For whatever reason, I had a knack for it and it got into my blood, I suppose,” he says. “I didn’t dare to dream that it could be a career, but at the same time, I couldn’t shake it and spent ages focusing on my IT or business degree – well, my attempts at them anyways – but then comedy eventually won over.” Earlier this year, he opened up about his battle with drugs and alcohol that led him to spiral out of control after dropping out of his second university degree. “At a private level, I thought I was a loser and wondered

if I would ever make a success of myself and began beating myself up, which is ridiculous,” he says. “I’ve been sober for 26 years – no drugs or alcohol – and while I’m not somebody to rave on about it, I’ll talk about it if asked. Alcohol and drugs can be a downward spiral that you can’t get out of and it took a lot for me to get my head back and take control of my emotions. “I’d stopped [by the time I started stand-up] and I do wonder whether I would have had the fortitude or mental strength to start stand-up comedy because it’s stressful. “I was certainly wildly inconsistent when I first started. Some nights I’d slay them and other nights the whole room was just staring at you and it’s a tricky thing to deal with emotionally. “I wouldn’t have coped if still drinking and doing drugs.” Of all of the television roles he’s had, from The Project to Before The Game and hosting the Logie Awards a record four times, Mr Hughes says comedy is his biggest love, with just one exception. His family – wife Holly and their three children Rafferty, Sadie and Tess. “I never want to get off the road,” he says. “I love the stand-up comedy more than anything and the biggest joy I have is being on stage in front of a live audience. The compromise is getting the earliest flight home you can. If I can get a late flight out on a Saturday night, sacrificing sleep to get home as early as possible, it’s worth it so your wife doesn’t stop you touring.” And if you thought strangers were tough on him, Mr Hughes gets heckled just as much at home by his offspring. “Because I’m a comedian, they see me as a clown and feel like they can mock me mercilessly, basically,” he says. “My seven-year-old was singing a song about my man boobs this morning and I try to tell them that they should show some respect. I’ve got to get fear into them at some point, but I’m too soft.” Mr Hughes says while he might be a bit of a push-over, he wants to encourage his children to learn how to laugh rather than take life too seriously. “It’s something I have to remind myself at the same time,” he admits. “But it’s all ridiculous, so just relax.”

Dave Hughes is at The Events Centre, Caloundra on May 2. For tickets visit theeventscentre.com.au.


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MEETING OF A LIFETIME My Weekly Preview plays a small part in making one of Ken Chadwick’s dreams come true. WORDS: Leigh g Robshaw.


reams do come true, according to Marcoola resident Ken Chadwick OAM. The 91-year-old director of the Sunshine Coast Concert Band was delighted to have the opportunity to meet one of his heroes, Sir Peter Cosgrove, at a lunch to honour Queensland awards and honours recipients in Brisbane on April 1. Not only did Mr Chadwick dine with the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove, but he was also presented with the GovernorGeneral’s Medal for his outstanding service to the Sunshine Coast community. The way this meeting came about is heart-warming story. In October 2018, My Weekly Preview published a Quick Chat piece on Mr Chadwick (pictured right), in which he revealed the three people he’d most like to have dinner with were a friend of 79 years, Peter Lambert, along with Nelson Mandela and Sir Peter Cosgrove. Buderim resident Rod McKinnon is a retired military officer who knows Mr Chadwick through their mutual involvement in the Buderim Anzac Day commemoration. A former colonel, Mr McKinnon worked with Peter Cosgrove in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Upon reading

Ken Chadwick (centre) with Lady Cosgrove and Sir Peter Cosgrove ever come into contact with him. the article, he sent it to General Cosgrove, “On entering the restaurant, Sir Peter saying if there was ever an opportunity, there came to me, shook my hand and said, ‘you was someone who would like to meet him. must be Ken Chadwick, it’s nice to meet you “When Rod McKinnon called me in and I’m glad someone wants to have lunch early March to say the Governor-General with me’. I was seated across from Sir Peter at wanted to invite me to lunch, I was sceptical the dining table and he created such a friendly at first,” says Mr Chadwick. and relaxed atmosphere.” “I never remotely thought that I would

To top off one of the most memorable days of Mr Chadwick’s life, as the group gathered for a photograph after lunch, Sir Cosgrove presented him with the GovernorGeneral’s Medal. “I am 91 years old now and this was an occasion I will never forget,” says Mr Chadwick. “It was a wonderful day, which started with a small article five months previously. This act of Rod’s I find to be a beautiful gesture of kindness, selflessness and love and I’m forever indebted to him. It could have been an April Fool’s joke, but it certainly was not.”



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Sami Muirhead meets a jewellery designer, and walks away from the meeting a whole lot wiser.

Kyle Kimball reflects on the rights and responsibilities of free speech and why we need to be guided by strong leaders.

door literally opened this week that gave me some powerful knowledge. I had travelled to Brisbane to hear Samantha Wills speak about why she has closed down her $10 million jewellery line. Samantha was the ultimate success story – she had gone from making jewellery on her dining room table to sell at markets, to being the darling Aussie living in New York with fabulous hair and a breathtaking apartment. She was on the labels of bottles of booze and the star of countless ads and started an organisation to help empower women. She seemed to have it all. Except she did not. The glamazon stood in front of hundreds of women and humbly told us of her ups and downs behind the scenes with her business life and the lessons she has learned. The whole room gasped as she told us her boyfriend of three years had cheated on her. When Samantha asked him how long the affair had been going on he told her he had cheated on her with eight women. The jewellery designer went to a dark place for a long time where she doubted everything she thought she knew. She staggered through life while keeping up her appearance as the golden girl. “I could barely form a sentence and my friends would come over and force me out of bed while they changed my sheets before I flopped back into bed,” she says. “I would just sit on the floor of the shower crying and just trying to breathe. The pressure of grief

along with keeping a business going can feel overwhelming. So, there I was in grief. It felt too dark and murky but if we do not touch the bottom, we do not feel the entirety of it all. In the dark we truly see ourselves.” After much soul searching, she decided it was time for a new chapter. The new chapter is sharing her wisdom. The night I travelled to Brisbane in the pouring rain to hear her speak I arrived at the golf club to find myself lost. I opened a door to the wrong building for an elegant slip of a goddess to run past me out of the rain. As she swept past, I exclaimed, “My God! You are Samantha Wills!” She turned and thanked me for coming to listen to her speak. I was in a panic we were late, but Samantha was calm as we walked in the rain to find the room where the function was being held. I was star struck and giddy as we came to an actual crossroad and Samantha turned to me and said, “I talk a lot about crossroads in your life tonight so it is really interesting we are standing at one.” She gave me a warm hug and set fire to a little flame inside me that urged me to trust my intuition and to embrace the tough times as there is a higher plan for us all. I leave you with a quote from Samantha: “The universe only ever has three answers – 1. yes, 2. not right now, 3. something better is in store for you.” Live a life without fear and embrace your crossroads.

Freedom of speech means freedom for those who you despise, and freedom to express the most despicable views. It also means that the government cannot pick and choose which expressions to authorise and to prevent. Alan Dershowitz


he horrific mass murder in Christchurch last month is predictably becoming something of a lightning rod for all the nut jobs and extremists looking for their 15 minutes of fame. And that is despite the best efforts of the New Zealand government to control the narrative and take the oxygen from the fire. That politicians seek to aggrandise themselves and politicise any debate over ‘who is to blame’, only serves to divide the community more. At a time when those divisions need to be healed more than ever. Jacinda Ardern’s efforts aside, it is both embarrassing and frightening to witness the lack of leadership in our nation. One cannot open a newspaper, login online or even sit at the local bar without reading, seeing or hearing countless examples of myriad divides between all members of society. Right and left, Christian or Muslim, atheist or religious, man versus woman. It is interminable. But perhaps more frightening is the concerted efforts by some to silence this social discourse. Laws prohibiting not just

‘hate’ speech, but which seek to criminalise behaviour that merely causes offence, is being promoted around the world. There is a difference between debate and actual division. The idea that the civic behaviour of society can be regulated by laws is just plain nonsense. Our jails are testament to that (speeding fine, anyone?). Worse, these laws are the most egregious example of our leaders abdicating their responsibility for leading, for guiding our community.

“There is a difference between debate and actual division” You cannot govern the differences between people. Laws suppressing the freedom to express one’s views, and thus one’s individuality and own identity, will only ever serve to create true division. The ‘othering’ that flows from division, springing from the pressure of suppression of ideas and identity, is the foundation of tyranny throughout history. But the freedom to say and think what one feels is not a freedom that can be enjoyed in isolation. It carries with it a responsibility. And that is that despite one’s views, don’t be a jerk. This is something our leaders could do well to remember.

Kyle Kimball is a director and head of litigation at well-known Sunshine Coast law firm Sajen Legal.

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COUPLES WITH KIDS TOP TAX WINNERS Who are the winners and losers in the coalition’s latest budget? We find out. WORDS: Marnie Banger and Daniel McCulloch, AAP.


ustralian couples (with children) earning mid-range or high incomes would be the biggest winners from tax changes in the latest federal budget, according to new modelling. Five metropolitan electorates based in Sydney will also receive the greatest overall benefit when the staged reforms are complete. By contrast, constituents in a swag of regional seats will receive much more modest tax gains. Nationals deputy leader Bridget McKenzie denied her government’s tax package exacerbated the economic divide that exists between city and country. “We have low- and medium-income levels right across regional Australia,” she told ABC Radio National. “Our nurses, our tradies, our public school teachers out in regional Australia will benefit significantly from our government’s income tax cuts.” The assessment comes from the University of Canberra’s National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM). Under its analysis, a single person with a

mid-range income would have an extra $405 in disposable income in 2019, $413 more in 2022 and $505 extra in 2024. A couple with children, in the same income bracket, would have $513 more in disposable cash in 2019, $650 in 2022 and $1714 in 2024. The highest-earning couples with children would have $4573 extra to spend each year by 2024. Men are broadly set to get more benefit from the tax relief than women. By age group, Australians aged between 26 and 35 are set to be the biggest beneficiaries. A man in that age group will have $245 in extra disposable income per year once the 2019 changes kick in, while a woman will have $213. For people aged 65 or older, that benefit drops down to $83 for men and $81 for women. By 2024, the electorates set to benefit most from the changes will be Wentworth, North Sydney, Warringah, Sydney and Grayndler – all in metropolitan Sydney. Those to benefit least would be Spence in

Adelaide’s outer north, Hinkler in Queensland, Page and Lyne in New South Wales and Lyons in Tasmania. Ultimately, the tax and transfer measures in the budget will lead to a 0.2 per cent drop in Australia’s poverty rate, NATSEM found. But it says a $75 a week increase to Newstart would reduce poverty by 0.8 per cent. In Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s first budget, released on Tuesday last week, the government promised to more than double a tax offset for Australians earning up to $126,000. It says that means a single-income family will keep an extra $1000 from tax time this year. The government also wants to lower the 32.5 per cent tax rate to 30 per cent from mid-2024.

IN HIS WORDS Josh Frydengerg, Treasurer


“For the first time in 12 years, our nation is again paying its own way. Growth is higher. There are a record number of Australians with a job. School and hospital funding are at record levels. But Australia does face some serious challenges. The global economy is slowing. Families face cost-of-living pressures. And every one of us wants to see wages growing faster. The answer is a stronger and more competitive economy, with lower taxes and more jobs. The government is more than doubling the low- and middle-income tax offset from 2018-19. Taxpayers earning up to $126,000 a year — including teachers, tradies and nurses — will receive a tax cut.”


• Budget surplus – $7.1 billion • Economic growth – 2.75 per cent • Unemployment – 5 per cent • Inflation – 2.25 per cent


Taxpayers – $158 billion of additional tax relief for those earning up to $126,000 a year. Older energy users – $285 million to help almost four million Australian pensioners and others cover their energy bills. Job seekers – 80,000 new apprenticeships announced and extra 1.25 million jobs over the next five years. Small business – Instant asset write-off increased to $30,000 and expanded to businesses with a turnover of up to $50 million. The sick – $80 billion for better access to life-changing equipment, services and medicines. Schools – $300 billion for upgrades to libraries, classrooms and play equipment. LOSERS

Big banks – $600 million boost for financial regulators ASIC and APRA to deal with banking royal commission fallout. Terrorists – $570 million boost for national security agencies and $328 million to fund prevention, response and recovery initiatives. Tax and welfare cheats – The Tax Office and other agencies are to crack down on welfare cheats and tax dodging. Migrants – The migration cap to be reduced to 160,000 from 190,000. Source: AAP

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SEE THE BEST OF AUSTRALIA Skip the long-haul flights and jetlag and plan your next holiday at home. WORDS: Caroline Berdon, AAP.


or many, a holiday means driving to the airport and hopping on a plane. Four billion of us around the world took a flight in 2017, more than ever before. But here in Australia, we are the lucky ones; we don’t need to fly away. Pledge to spend your dollars at home in 2019, and do your bit to reduce the carbon footprint of long-haul air travel. Here are some hotspots recommended by our state tourism boards for 2019. You may just discover a new favourite place in your own backyard.

It’s also the only place in Australia where you can swim with great white sharks in a cave dive, or you may prefer to swim free with sea lions off the coast of Port Lincoln. For seafood lovers, the seaside town of Coffin Bay is your paradise, with stunning beaches, crystal clear waters and the chance to eat freshly shucked oysters straight out of the sea. Oyster Farm Tours is building Oysters HQ, a beautiful deck that will look out onto the water.

QLD – BRISBANE The Queensland capital is on fire with growth and optimism, with 18 new landmark hotels and a host of new dining facilities. Highlights are Mr Percival’s overwater bar at Howard Smith Wharves, traditional Greek sharing plates at Hellenika at The Calile Hotel in Fortitude Valley and the Three Blue Ducks, which recently expanded into the city from Bronte and Byron Bay, with views over the Brisbane River.

NSW – THE CENTRAL COAST If you haven’t visited the Central Coast in a while, you’re in for a shock. Beloved institutions have undergone a revamp, with the area attracting celebrities and Sydney seachangers in droves. With gorgeous beaches, pretty waterways and plenty of national park to get lost in, who could blame them? The Woy Woy Fisherman’s Wharf, once a fishmonger serving 300 parcels of fish and chips a day, has just had a complete refurb. A sleek glass-walled restaurant now serves kingfish sashimi, spicy tomato pippies and Singaporeanstyle blue swimmer crab alongside classic battered fish, calamari and scallops. Just next door, at the newly renovated Bayview Hotel, restaurateur Rupert Noffs and chef Matty Bennett have arrived from Manhattan. They’re serving Asian fusion food at their Lucky Bee restaurant upstairs in Frankie’s Rooftop Bar. The nearby Boathouse Hotel Patonga has also recently


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TAS – LAUNCESTON Venus Bay on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia reopened, with accommodation promised for the near future.

SA – EYRE PENINSULA This picturesque triangular peninsula is loved for its water activities. Swim with colourful giant cuttlefish in Whyalla, the only place in the world to see them congregate en masse at the shores for breeding.

Launceston is a quiet country town transitioning into a major cultural and foodie destination. There’s a growing number of new vineyard cellar doors and fabulous new restaurants, combined with established food events like Festivale, Effervescence and the weekly Harvest Market Community farmers’ market. All up, it’s a burgeoning scene of vibrant and creative artisanal producers. Chic new hotels have followed, with The Silo Hotel stealing the glory.

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BUSINESS & FINANCE Having greater confidence that bank lending practices were improving, APRA announced in December 2018 that it would remove rules restricting interest-only lending to 30 per cent of new loans. This follows a decision earlier in 2018 to also remove restrictions that capped the growth of investor loans to 10 per cent. This may alleviate some of the pressure on banks to further compress lending, although we doubt it will result in a substantial acceleration in credit growth – particularly to interest-only lending or investors. APRA has made clear, for example, that “interest-only mortgages remain a higher risk form of lending and

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n improvement in auction clearance rates, the unwinding of macro-prudential restrictions and prospects for interest rate cuts are giving some hope of a recovery in the housing market. However, for several reasons we find it difficult to extrapolate more confidence from these developments. All in all, we forecast a further six per cent decline in house prices in 2019 (versus 2018). Weekly auction clearance rates provide a regular gauge of sentiment in the housing market. Average monthly auction clearance rates have risen from 45 per cent in December to 54 per cent this month, although they are still well below clearance rates experienced during the same period last year, which were averaging around 65 per cent. I caution against extrapolating these trends to the rest of the year, however, given the seasonality in the figures. Clearance rates tend be proportionally stronger around the March to April period, and drift lower into mid-year. Using these seasonal trends would suggest that clearance rates could again turn lower in coming weeks and could remain below 50 per cent throughout 2019. Bear in mind, too, that auctions tend to be more common in Sydney and Melbourne, but nationally they are a small share of total housing turnover (10 per cent in 2018) and so are not a comprehensive measure of broader market dynamics. That said, in recent years there has been a strengthening relationship between changes in annual clearance rates and annual house price growth.

“We forecast a further six per cent decline in house prices”

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APRA expects that lenders will maintain prudent internal risk limits on interest-only lending”. So far, unwinding these restrictions has had no noticeable benefit, with investor loan growth easing. We suspect, too, that scrutiny from the Royal Commission and the upcoming federal election will continue to constrain the ability of banks to chase growth. Following speeches from the RBA and the soft December quarter GDP update, the odds of a rate cut this year are firming. We believe there could be up to two rate cuts in the second half of 2019. In our view, however, the banks are unlikely to pass all of this on to borrowers given the margin pressures they are facing.

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Playful and pretty Have a little fun with your table setting and introduce unusual pieces. The Fresh Coupe Dish is a pretty addition and can be used to serve desserts, or even cocktails. It’s from Domayne.

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Premium Oak in Arctic White from Carpet Court Beautiful botanicals Australians love indoor-outdoor living and the botanical trend translates well into our homes. “The key to making this look work is not to overfill the space – you want it to feel light and airy,” Mr Palmer says. “Choose one or two statement features, such as an oversized leaf-print wallpaper across one wall or a forest green velvet sofa. Then, add in shelves and accessories in woven rattan and blonde timber, white plantation shutters and plenty of greenery. “Finish off with touches of gold for a modern-luxe feel.” PRODUCT TIP: Mr Palmer says a pale timber floor with cool undertones such as Carpet Court’s Premium Oak in Arctic White creates a soft, easy-to-live foundation for this look and contrasts beautifully with forest greens.

TEXTURED APPEAL: To add texture to your interior, consider a chunky felted loop pile carpet in this season’s on-trend colours – charcoal, silvery-grey or sand.

Carpet Court’s Dreamtime carpet in Clay Go Moroccan Mr Palmer says the Moroccan look is exotic and luxurious. “Think bold brights, clashing patterns and earthy, rugged textures. With its bohemian edge, this look brings a sense of energy yet warmth to a space,’’ he says. “When you’re decorating a room, it’s always a good idea to start with the floor. It’s one of the largest expanses of space in a home and will set the tone for the rest of your furnishings. The Moroccan look has warm, spicy undertones and an earthy feel, so seek out flooring in a warm neutral shade with plenty of texture. “Complete the look with a medley of bright, patterned rugs and cushions, buffed leather accessories, decorative pendants and woven wall hangings.” PRODUCT TIP: Mr Palmer suggests Dreamtime high-low loop pile carpet or Antille Twist cut pile twist carpet as they are both textured.

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New Girl co-star Lamorne Morris, who is set to appear on the silver screen later this year in a Danny Boyle-directed musical comedy, has celebrated his ongoing professional success with the $3.1 million purchase of a luxury home in the rolling hills of Tarzana, at the far western edge of Los Angeles. We are pretty sure that Morris – known for his role as the adorable Winston in New Girl – will be comfortable in his new abode. The newly constructed villa has five bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms in 540 square metres. Modern-minded, high-tech interiors feature solid wood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows and a comprehensive home automation system with surround-sound speakers throughout. A double-height foyer leads to a sitting room with tiled fireplace, and the formal dining area includes a wine storage closet encased in floor-to-ceiling smoked glass. The double-island kitchen is open to both an ample family room and cosy, window-lined breakfast nook that looks out over the swimming pool. There’s a state-ofthe-art media room with projection system on the main floor while second-floor bedrooms are arranged around a den with built-in media equipment. The second-floor master suite is replete with fireplace, private balcony, fitted walk-in closet and decadent marble bathroom with steam shower. – REUTERS/AAP



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FAMILY FRIENDLY A whale is washed up on a beach. Is it alive? Take a deep breath and dive inside the jaws of Manilayo, the giant humpback whale that needs your help. Become a hero and live to tell the tale in this interactive performance spectacle that lets you embark on a journey to find out what’s wrong with Manilayo with the dubious help of Dr Walrus. Highly interactive, playful and full of riotous slapstick, The Whale’s Tale is an environmental tale to warm the heart while reflecting on the consequences of our actions and our impact on the environment. Venue 114, June 9 at 11am or 3pm. Tickets are $5 and available at scvenuesandevents.com.au.


SOLBAR CELEBRATES Bootleg Rascal return to headline the Solbar’s eighth birthday celebrations.


here’s a party gearing up unlike anything Solbar has ever seen before as the music venue celebrates its eighth birthday. Nine live acts will perform over Easter Saturday and Sunday, with genre-blurring Sydney band Bootleg Rascal (pictured) raising the roof as headliners on Saturday with support from Brisbane’s indie dubsters, Hemingway. Coast newcomers The Fins will be getting the party started in the lounge bar and the fun will continue into the wee hours with world champion turntablist, New York’s DJ Total Eclipse. “Bootleg Rascal packed the place last time they were in town, and that was a Thursday, so we know people are going to be absolutely stoked to get to party with them again,” Solbar’s Melissa O’Bryan says.

Three Restaurant Bar and Grill the home of the famous Chocolate Bomb that went viral on social media, has closed its doors at Dicky Beach… but reopened them in a brand-new location in Caloundra’s main street. The flame-grilled steaks and house favourite rack of ribs are back better than ever, along with a host of new menu options to try in Bulcock Street.

Sunday promises to keep the party going with a great line-up of live acts from 5pm. The main event is popular Brisbane band Bugs, with support bands The Bonnie Doons and Dorah Jacson getting things warmed up in Solbar’s band room. In the lounge bar, some of the Coast’s favourite rockers will be unplugging their amps to play stripped-back acoustic versions of their tunes, including Big Whoops and The Unknowns. IN THE Your Mates will create a custombuilt Larry Lounge, where punters can sample a range of Your Mates’ best beers, play games, win merch, and chat beer with the brewery crew.


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FRIDAY, APRIL 12 Girl Friday, Caloundra RSL, 11am Nyssa Ray, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Gypsy, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 6pm Tony Boyd Solo, Club Kawana, 6.30pm Shannon Carroll, Imperial Hotel Eumundi Beer Garden, 6.30pm Destiny’s Plan, Maroochy Surf Club, 7pm The Mailbox Crew, Solbar, 7pm Ryan Giles, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Triple J’s, Noosa RSL, 8pm Fat Picnic, Solbar, 8pm Rewind, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 8pm Mighty Rhythm Band, Caloundra RSL, 9pm Jessica Odgers soloist, Coolum Surf Club, 9pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 13 Dan Horne, Eumundi Markets, 9am Tribal Groove, Eumundi Markets, 9am Raffles, Caloundra RSL, 11am Greg Mcinnes, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Brad Rodgers, Caloundra RSL, 5.30pm Purple Martini, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 6.30pm Old 45s, Club Kawana, 6.30pm Chris Ramsay, Imperial Hotel Eumundi Beer Garden, 6.30pm Webb, Maroochy Surf Club, 7pm Dusty Boots, Solbar, 7pm Brian Carlon Duo, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm UK Bee Geez, Noosa RSL, 8pm Across the Ages, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 8pm High Tropics, Solbar, 8pm Radio Saigon (Tribute), Caloundra RSL, 9pm Fiona O’Shea & The Passenger, Coolum Surf Club, 9pm

SUNDAY, APRIL 14 Bingo, Caloundra RSL, 9.30am Clumsy, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 1pm Benny O, Imperial Hotel Eumundi Beer Garden, 2pm Tapestry Duo, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 2pm The Cumquats, Alex Surf Club, 3.30pm This Way North, Solbar, 7pm


If you haven’t been in to check out the new wing of the Sunshine Plaza, head in and explore the plethora of new shops. While you are there, those who are over 18 can pop on in to the G.H. MUMM Surf Shack to indulge in a glass of champagne and recover from all the shopping. Custom designed by interior stylist and author Jason Grant, the shack is a small taste of paradise. But hurry, it will only be open on April 13 and 14 from midday to 4pm.

Michael Whitmore, Caloundra RSL, 11am Roy Morris, Club Kawana, 11am Lolbar stand-up comedy, Solbar, 7pm Music Trivia Night, Solbar, 7pm The Lyrical, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm * as supplied

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE SEAFOOD Fresh from local trawlers

King Prawns, Moreton Bay & Balmain Bugs, Oysters, Spanner & Sand Crabs, Lobster, Fish & more Phone orders welcome! EASTER TRADING HOURS - THURS & FRI 6.30AM-8PM. SAT, SUN & MON 8AM-8PM

* Surcharge applies for public holidays

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Award-winning performer Darren Coggan returns to his country roots with Like A Rhinestone Cowboy, delivering the vocal authenticity and guitar prowess of the great Glen Campbell. In a personal reflection, Mr Coogan respectfully honours the indelible voice behind the golden hits of the ’60s and 70s. During a career that spanned six decades, Mr Campbell sold more than 45 million records. His guitar touched the landmark recordings of his time. That’s his rhythm line on Frank Sinatra’s Strangers in



THE GLOVEMAKER Author: Ann Weisgarber Publisher: Pan Macmillan RRP: $29.99 Reviewer: Jessica Kumar


Don’t judge a book by its cover. Or so they say. Well, a book about a small Mormon community in Utah, set in the winter of 1888 wouldn’t normally pique my interest, so I am grateful Ann Weisgarber’s book, The Glovemaker, has a cute front cover.

Open all Easter Weekend!

the Night, he played bubble-gum riffs for the Monkees, his guitar rings out on the Viva Las Vegas soundtrack album by Elvis Presley and his guitar playing grooved on the Beach Boys’ landmark album Pet Sounds. The legacy he leaves behind is expansive, songs the whole world sang along with, and they are remarkably recreated live by Mr Coggan. See Like a Rhinestone Cowboy at The Events Centre, Caloundra on June 7 from 8pm. Tickets are available at theeventscentre.com.au.

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This is historical fiction at its best. While the story is historically accurate, it doesn’t feel fact heavy. This novel encourages you to get to know the characters, which is wonderful because they are so specific to the time, place and the Mormon faith. As I read Weisgarber’s words, I could feel the tension her characters were experiencing, the push and pull felt by people wanting to stay true to their faith, while distancing themselves from the strict, hierarchical dogma of the church. This is a story of morality, and the decisions people make when forced into a corner. Weisgarber perfectly illustrates the moral anxiety her characters experience and more than once I found myself holding my breath as they wrestled with a decision.



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

SENSATIONAL $7 SALADS Eat out without blowing the budget. Enjoy a delicious $7 salad from the Club Kawana Hub Cafe. On offer is a fresh garden salad or traditional Greek salad. Available from 10am daily. Club Kawana, Wurtulla, 5493 1233, clubkawana.com.au.

HEAVEN FOR PARENTS Kids Eat Free* every Wednesday and Thursday night, plus Sunday lunch – delicious meals they’ll happily devour. Then send them to play in KidZone with its light-up dancefloor while you enjoy your meal. Maroochy RSL Bistro, Maroochydore, 5443 2211, maroochyrsl.com.au.

CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY Celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday May 12 with a lunch or dinner date. All mothers receive a complimentary dessert with their meal. Book your table now. Waterfront Hotel, Diddillibah, 5458 2777, waterfronthotel.com.au.

FRESH find SAVOUR A SEAFOOD FEAST Check out this unbeatable Seafood Feast deal. It’s only $24.90 for a lovely selection of cooked and fresh seafood. For something lighter, try the prawn cocktail for $8. Alex Hotel, Alexandra Headlands, 5443 1811, thealex.com.au.

MOUTHWATERING PORK BELLY This crispy-skin slow-cooked pork belly is an absolute winner. It’s served with creamy mash and broccolini and finished with a tomato chilli jam. Delish! It’s gluten free and only $27. Buderim Tavern, 5453 3777, buderimtavern.com.au.

SEAFOOD FOR EASTER It’s all about the seafood this Easter, fresh from the local Mooloolaba trawlers. Enjoy your favourites fresh or cooked. Dine in or take away – the choice is yours. Fisheries On The Spit, Mooloolaba, 5444 1165, fisheriesonthespit.com.au.

ZUCCHINI FRITTERS WITH ZING! Housemade zucchini corn fritters, served with tomato relish and natural yoghurt dukkha, smoked salmon, smokey bacon or grilled mushroom and fetta. Breakfast from 8am to 11am. Driftwood Restaurant, Rivershore Resort, 5458 2200, rivershore.com.au.

PREMIUM STEAKS – AGED FOR FOUR WEEKS FOR EXTRA TENDERNESS Served with Caesar salad, onion rings, beer-battered chips and your choice of sauce (all gluten free – garlic cream, pepper, mushroom, Diane, gravy) or mustard (hot English, wholegrain, Dijon). Delicious Manning River grass-fed Angus New York sirloin – a gold medal-winner at Sydney and Brisbane Fine Food Shows, $38. Palmwoods Hotel, 1300 725 696, palmwoodshotel.com.au.

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ALL DAY MENU Delicious tapas and pizza are available from 12pm until the kitchen closes. There’s a full lunch menu from 12–2.30pm and dinner is available from 5pm. Peregian Beach Hotel, 5448 3111, peregianbeachhotel.com.

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MONDAY NIGHT MUNCHIES Savour the flavours of Italy on Italian Herbs & Spices Night, with plenty of pizza and pasta dishes, $18.90 or ($20.90 non-members). Maroochy Surf Club, Maroochydore, 5443 1298, maroochysurfclub.com.au.au.

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ENJOY A CONE BAY BARRAMUNDI Try some Cone Bay barramundi from Western Australia. Grilled with a crispy skin and served with sweet potato mash and blanched greens, topped with a Mooloolaba coconut prawn and hollandaise sauce $32. Beerwah Hotel, 5494 0555, beerwahhotel.com.au.

FEED THE FAMILY Enjoy fresh and cooked local seafood while relaxing by the river. Take the family out for a seafood feed for lunch or dinner. Open all Easter, takeaways available. Bridge Seafood, Mooloolaba, 5406 0468, bridgeseafood.com.au.


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This week’s dynamic stars encourage you to be proudly proactive as you set challenging goals and actively pursue them. Not sure how to do that? Try rubbing shoulders with your kickass Aries friends … they’ll show you how to crank up your motivation.

With Mars charging through your sign, positive action leads to dynamic success. Plus, Mercury shifts into your networking zone on Wednesday, so don’t underestimate the amazing contacts you have amongst your extended peer group.

Mercury, Venus and the full moon are activating your career zone, so it’s time to show others what you are capable of. Lucky opportunities are around, but you must be quick to grab them or they will pass you by.

LEO (JUL 24-AUG 23)




With the full moon firing up your tempestuous nature, you’re amped up and ready to perform. But don’t let overconfidence trip you up this week. Your head’s full of ambitious dreams, but they’ll only work if you can persuade other people to contribute.

Mercury (your patron planet) and the full moon stir up your $$$ zones, so the spotlight is on making adjustments regarding money and/or resources that you share with loved ones. You’ll find a direct and honest approach gets the best results.

It’s all about love and lust this week as the planets galvanise your partnership and intimacy zones. If you are attached, make sure you plan something suitably romantic. Single? You won’t find your soul mate if you sit at home sulking about being solo.

Venus and Jupiter stimulate your urge to splurge on extravagant purchases that you don’t really need, so perhaps it would be best to avoid shopping sprees. Friday’s full moon favours meditation and investigation as you solve a stubborn problem.





This week’s full moon stars are fabulous for romance, friendships, hobbies, entertainment, creativity, networking and group projects. With your sparky Sagittarian mojo and momentum running on high speed, you’re ready to rock and roll.

The focus is on your home life as peacemaker Venus helps you approach a community issue or a domestic matter in a diplomatic fashion. The more support and encouragement you offer family and friends, the better.

Imagination and intuition are heightened on Monday when you tap into your subconscious and receive important guidance. The secret to success this week is communication as the planets encourage you to look, listen and learn from those around you.

This week’s sparky stars encourage you to be enthusiastic about all the opportunities that are around as you explore, experiment and leap through life with a strong work ethic and an extra dose of confidence.

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QUIZ 1. Which constellation of the zodiac is represented by a centaur? 2. Which metal’s chemical symbol is Pb? 3. Which US state is home to Melbourne, a city that shares its name with the capital of Victoria? 4. Which US shock rocker appeared in the film Bowling For Columbine by Michael Moore (pictured)? 5. Who played Major Nelson in the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie?

QUIZ: 1. Sagittarius 2. Lead 3. Florida 4. Marilyn Manson 5. Larry Hagman 6. Goat’s milk 7. Ireland 8. Rio Grande 9. Jaundice 10. Inca



Friday’s full moon revs up your relationship zone, so rams are ready to rumble. Activities with a fast tempo suit – from travel and sport to social media and entrepreneurial ventures. With one big proviso – be careful with what you say.

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Zanzibar Resort is right in the heart of Mooloolaba. Dining, resort shopping & close to the Surf Club with patrolled swimming area. Stroll along the new boardwalk to the Spit. This 132m2, 3 bedroom unit on the 4th level has superb Ocean North/East views.

PRICE $995,000 VIEW Call agent for inspection times




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SUNSHINE COAST PROPERTY COUNCIL COMMITTEE HITS THE GROUND RUNNING A new committee is dedicated to ensuring development on the Sunshine Coast is managed well. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane. about the vision and potential opportunities within the CBD development. “We are keen to look at other components of the Sunshine Coast property industry to gain a greater understanding of the risks and opportunities both current and future planning schemes offer and make ourselves available to consult on the key potential opportunities for future sustained growth on the Coast – one of our primary focuses will be on growth management,” he says. This will be in addition to the traditional role of Property Council members to invest in, design, build and manage places that matter from homes to retirement villages, shopping centres, office buildings, industrial areas, education, research and health precincts, tourism and hospitality venues and more.


he Property Council of Australia only recently announced the members of its Sunshine Coast Committee for the 2019–2020 term, but the group is already taking proactive action to connect with regional stakeholders to establish stronger lines of communication. RPS general manager Brad Williams is the new Sunshine Coast chair and says the committee’s priorities will be to ensure that the Sunshine Coast is best positioned to manage our future growth while safeguarding our region’s affordability and lifestyle. “We’re keen to continue to work with policymakers to advocate on key infrastructure priorities for the region and remove red tape hurdles for the local industry,” he says. This was seconded by deputy chair Anthony Demiris from AVID Property Group, who says the committee is working towards having a stronger voice when it comes to advocating for the residential, industrial and commercial property industries with the Sunshine Coast Council. The property sector accounts for nearly 17 per cent of all full-time jobs in the Sunshine Coast local government area. While in the Noosa Shire, it accounts for 18 per cent. Across the two local government areas, the property sector directly contributes $1.2 billion in wages annually. “The industry represents a significant component of the region’s GDP and employment base,” Mr Demiris says. “There is a heavy investment in infrastructure projects on the Sunshine Coast and when you combine that with organic interstate and international migration, the region is at a point now where we need to start focusing our efforts in making sure we create ongoing and sustainable jobs and the dwellings to match.

“Historically, the Coast has been more tourism-based and that’s evolving. The Coast is becoming more sophisticated…” Anthony Demiris

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“Historically, the Coast has been more tourism-based and that’s evolving. The Coast is becoming more sophisticated through the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, increased access through the airport expansion, the submarine cable and the Maroochydore CBD and as these evolve, we have to ensure we continue to deliver housing to support the anticipated growth in jobs and population.” Mr Demiris says prior to the SCUH project and large investment in the Bruce Highway upgrade, the region hadn’t seen substantial investment for some time. “Of course, the region is not sustained by these catalytic infrastructure investments alone, it is and needs to continue to be, supported by local industries and with the amount of development that is to go on at Harmony and also down at Aura, the residential construction industry is positioned to continue to enjoy a period of sustained prosperity,” he says. Mr Demiris says the PCA committee has already reached out to engage with the council and SunCentral to understand more

THE PROPERTY COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA 2019–2020 SUNSHINE COAST COMMITTEE • Chair: Brad Williams – RPS • Deputy Chair: Anthony Demiris – AVID Property Group • Michael Bissett – Pensar • Peter Capps – Savills • Frances Cayley – Sunshine Coast Council • Warren Denny – K & L Gates • Jason Dixon – WT Partnership • Elli Fisher – Tract Consultants Pty Ltd • Damian Gilmore – Rider Levett Bucknall • Lauri Hitzke – Kane Constructions Pty Ltd • Hannah Madill – Stockland • Garry McLean – McLean Yeoh Pty Ltd • Todd Mumberson – Lendlease • Emily Pendleton – Ray White Commercial • Brendan Robins – CBRE • Caitlin Sewell – ANZ Banking Group • Michael Sheppard – Project Urban Pty Ltd • Mellissa Zulpo – SMEC Australia • Nic Marie – nbn

Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE NAMBOUR: 10 CAMPESE TCE. REDUCED TO SELL! – 3brms, 1bath, 2car, fantastic back yard, outdoor entertaining, 1st home.. Investment

5442 1888

WOOMBYE: 14 PALMWAY CRT. Quiet, end of cul-de-sac location, 2 storey, 2 separate living areas, 2 decks, polished timber floors.. VALUE plus!

SAT. 10 – 10.40 MID $400,000 RANGE

NAMBOUR: 50 ELIZABETH ST. Delightful family home, 4brms, 2bath, 4car Open plan living, outdoor entertaining, pool, immaculate 2400m2 block + more

SAT. 10 – 10.40 BUYER INT. $575,000

WOOMBYE: 4 PAYNTER PARK DR. Immaculate, modern family home on level block with shed/man cave, 4bed, 2bath, 2car. Large outdoor entertaining

SAT. 11 – 11.40 $549,000

PALMWOODS: 22 HARRIS DRIVE. Quiet cul de sac position, 4brms, 2bath, outdoor underroof deck, timber floors throughout, natural light – many extras


SAT 11 – 11.40 WED 4.30-5.30 FROM $346,900

PALMWOODS: 195 OLD PALMWOODS RD. Private Utopia!. 3brms,2bath,2car, wet edge pool, fantastic entertaining, ultra stylish refurbishment.. Impressive


NAMBOUR: 44-48 FAIRMEADOW RD- Brand New, Modern & Stylish Townhouses – 2 & 3brms to choose from .. Central position – From $346,900

WOOMBYE: 9 HORIZON WAY. Woombye’s finest! Stunning 4brm, 2bath, 2car

SAT 12 – 12.40 $390,000 SAT. 12 – 12.40

home. Media room, 2 living areas, modern kitchen, ducted air, pool and alfresco, prime $875,000 northern aspect and the list goes on.

NAMBOUR: 5 BONNYDOON CRT. 755m2 block , quiet cul-de-sac. Fantastic o/door entertaining area, feature pool with waterfall, 4bed, 2bath, 2car, side access

SAT. 11 – 11.40 $519,000

WOOMBYE: 14 EGRET ST. Stunning, Metricon home. Plenty of room for the family. Extra features throughout – fantastic ig pool and entertaining

SAT. 1 – 1.40 MID $600,000S

WOOMBYE: U1/61 NORTHVIEW PL. Brand new duplex! Nothing more to do, 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car, stylish & modern with alfresco dining, sought after locale

SAT 12 – 12.40 $467,000

WOOMBYE: 15 COLONIAL WAY Family home, walk to school! 4bed, 2bath, 4car, pool, shed, potential dual living/Airbnb, solar panels, bush backdrop!

SAT. 2 – 2.40 MID $500,000

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Pay No Exit Fee

Your choice of location, price option and home design.

Choose your location Allora Gardens

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A welcoming oasis situated just minutes from Maroochydore beach and the Sunshine Plaza.

Live in the heart of Buderim surrounded by lush tropical rainforest.

Set next to a tranquil lake with resort-style amenities and close to a variety of shops and services.

2 Bedroom from $405,000* 3 Bedroom from $470,000*

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* Exit Fee refers to the Deferred Management Fee (DMF). Other fees may still apply – see residence contract for full details. If you exercise the 6 month change of mind guarantee, you will only pay fair market rent and service fees. Full terms and conditions of these offers are available from our dedicated sales team. Pricing and availability correct at time of printing but subject to change without notice. Information about services and facilities is correct at time of printing but subject to change. Photographs are for illustrative purposes and may depict items not provided by Lendlease, like furniture. February 2019. Published by Lendlease RL Realty (QLD) Pty Ltd. ABN 25 138 535 814.

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AWE-INSPIRING SENSE OF SECUSION 55a Mannikin Rd, Tanawha This captivating acreage property delivers an awe-inspiring sense of seclusion, space and a superb family lifestyle in a private and peaceful setting enveloped by forestry. An impressive floor plan offering an abundance of natural light with the perfect blend of indoor and outdoor living Showcasing luxury and elegance in design and construction, no expense has been spared in creating this impressive residence. If you’re looking for more space, a luxurious lifestyle and a quality finish, there’s lots for you to love about this home. The outdoor entertaining areas are where this home comes to life. With a massive deck that overlooks the natural surroundings, the ambience and lighting enable you to enjoy the picturesque surroundings any time of day. The 5489m2 block provides plenty of space, with more than enough room for kids and pets to run freely.

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• Beautifully home overlooking a lush rainforest backdrop with total privacy

4 Bed | 3 Bath | 6 Car

• Superb open plan living featuring a billiards / rumpus room and a separate office or 5th bedroom • Perfect entertainers layout with, soaring ceilings and cosy fireplace • 3 designer bathrooms featuring stone top vanities and freestanding bathtub

For Sale: $1,580,000

• Gourmet kitchen featuring stone benchtops with outdoor garden views

Inspect: Sat 12.30-1.30pm

• Sparkling sun-drenched easy care pool with cascading water feature

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• Triple car garage, home office and Man cave / workshop

Jason Walk 0415 571 545

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2 Banfield Place. Bedarra’s largest, waterfront lifestyle block!

Vacant Land - Res/Com Potential at 7 Flinders Lane.

Imagine the home you could build on Bedarra’s largest, waterfront block. Imagine the lifestyle your family would enjoy! Stunning 342m2 corner, waterfront allotment. One of only two in Bedarra Precinct. Private, direct access to lake. And adjacent to park and leisure craft ramp and jetty. • 180 degree, east facing lake views across to forest and the boardwalk of the Sarina Precinct. • With a generous allotment size of 342m2 and direct access lake frontage to work with, your opportunities are endless. You have the freedom to choose your own builder and build up to 3 stories, making your waterfront dream as impressive and as spacious as you want it to be. • This allotment has only just came back onto the market. One last opportunity to grab your chance to make your dreams a reality. Registered, ready and waiting to build your dream lifestyle on!

An exciting, corner allotment that gives you the room, aspect and opportunity to develop your own unique urban home and investment in one! Or for those working from home or operating a home based business, you can take advantage of this unique, mixed use land to give yourself the space to grow your own business downstairs. • Flinders Lane has enviable neighbours; ALDI, AUSMAR, VW & Mazda plus the Homemaker Centre is just across Maroochy Boulevard. Within 100 metres of Maroochydore Homemaker Centre and an easy walk to Maroochydore’s exciting, new CBD at SunCentral development! • Plus with Maroochydore becoming Australia’s next global, digital gateway this property’s location makes it even more exciting. • This freehold allotment offers up to 3 storeys of residential living, a great town-house alternative.



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

An elegant and stylish lifestyle at 160 Sunshine Cove Way.

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

Contemporary building products have been used extensively to complete the owners desire to create a smart, open plan home rewarded with loads of natural light and cooling breezes. • Downstairs the kitchen, dining and indoor/outdoor living areas combine to provide multiple living and entertainment options. A central, alfresco deck is accessed via large sliding doors. • Expansive kitchen with quality joinery, spacious cupboards and stone bench tops, stainless steel dishwasher, 780mm induction cook-top and under bench oven. • A timber staircase leads to the second living space which could be a media room, teenagers’ retreat or a great space to read a good book. • The master suite offers a private space to relax and recharge. And the luxury continues with a large walk in robe, and an ensuite that features his and her sinks and in vogue finishes.











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GLAMOUR, SOPHISTICATION, LIFESTYLE! 78 Glasswing Avenue, PALMVIEW Sophistication, glamour, lifestyle… this is a home that dreams are made of! Stunning high-end interiors, well-designed floor plan with dual living, 100m2 basement, expansive alfresco entertaining, 180m2 powered shed, home cinema, and an extensive, impressive suite of features that are show-stopping! • Custom designed and premium built home

• Wet-edge in ground pool with glow-in –the-dark tiles

• Brand new with high end fittings throughout

• 100m2 basement with wine cellar and gymnasium

• 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms multiple living spaces

• 180m2 4 bay powered shed with bathroom and room for 11 cars

• Stunning kitchen with butler’s pantry

• Fully fenced 3534m2 landscaped block with masses of onsite parking for visitors

• Expansive alfresco entertaining with outdoor kitchen

• CCTV, keyless entry, automatic gates with camera and smart technology

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





Proudly marketed byy Steve Turner & Craig Morrison

www.propertytoday.com.au w ‘ ‘Holbrook House’ 48-50 Sugar Road, Maroochydore. Tel: 07 5444 2222 M

+ wine cellar/gym

Inspect By Appointment Price Contact Agent Internet ID 130885766 Steve Turner 0412 679 488 steve@platinumproperties.com.au

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The perfect blend of acreage lifestyle with coastal convenience







Mon Terre Magic…Don’t Compromise on Size! Located in the sought-after ‘Mon Terre Ridge’ estate in the hills of Little Mountain, these blocks are being offered as part of the third and final stage of this boutique development; from 872m2 to 3476m2, you don’t need to compromise on land size when making the decision to custom-design and build your lifestyle home.






PLAY ‘Mon Terre Ridge’, located in popular Little Mountain offers quick easy access to Caloundra Road connecting you to beaches, CBD, or west to the M1 to Brisbane. Only 5-7 minutes’ drive to local schools, shopping centres, racetrack, CBD, beaches, golf course and other sporting amenities, plus, just 10-15 minutes to multi-billion hospital/ health precinct at Birtinya - employment, education, commercial, retail, and leisure facilities are within a 5-15 minute radius!

Catch the magnificent views and cool coastal breezes. Large elevated lots so close to town. Secure yourself a piece of the unique lifestyle at Mon Terre Ridge today.

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OFFERS OVER $299,000





In Complex

Great Value at Alexandra Headland Located opposite the famous Alexandra Headland beach, this apartment is short walk to cafes, restaurants, parks and transport. Also walking distance to Mooloolaba Beach • 2 Large bedrooms, master having ensuite with spa bath • Large kitchen, fully equipped • Spacious tiled living area • Full bathroom with shower, toilet and combined laundry • Ducted air-conditioning • Large north facing balcony • Fully furnished • Single basement car space • Complex facilities include, Pool, BBQ, Security & Onsite Manager INSPECT Saturday 13th April 12:00 - 12:30pm FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5444 0800 SHANE PURSSELL 0402 012 142 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

OFFERS OVER $400,000




In Complex

Immaculate, Modern and Affordable This very stylish, modern top floor apartment has so much to offer. It is immaculate in every way featuring: air conditioning, 3 large bedrooms (master with ensuite), modern kitchen with stone bench tops and down lights, 2 living areas, 2 balconies providing relaxing space to unwind after a hard day, 2 secure underground car spaces (side by side) plus a storage cage! The complex has a separate visitor carpark, central elevator and an inviting swimming pool for those warm afternoons. With low Body Corporate fees and great returns, this is fantastic buying! INSPECT Saturday 13th April 10:00 - 10:30am FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5444 0800 DAN HAWES 0477 503 059 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

PARK RISE ESTATE ON YABBA BEAT THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE! PARK RISE offers a rare combination of town centre lifestyle adjacent to the family-friendly Yabba Creek and only 5 minutes drive to Borumba Dam - water sports and recreation facilities. These elevated flat quarter acre lots are opposite an extensive Council Park/Oval and Yabba Creek beyond - beckons. Lots are complete with all modern services with Primary and High Schools and Childcare Centre adjacent.


$165,000 RANGING FROM 1,010m2 - 1,181m2

This popular rural tourist township is nestled beside the picturesque Yabba Creek and is the gateway to Borumba Dam. The township has all essential services and facilities with a General Hospital only 25 minutes away. PARK RISE is the ideal mix of convenience and lifestyle for a broad spectrum from couples, young families through to retirees. Furthermore, a scenic leisurely 45-minute drive has you in iconic Noosa or the Sunshine Plaza in Maroochydore. A must see to be fully appreciated. You won’t be disappointed...

DON’T DELAY! CALL WARREN TODAY ON 0431 210 348 myweeklypreview.com.au

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ocated close to central Palmwoods, this 12-acre property boasts a lovely entrance. Across the dam wall and past green pastures and hills, you will find the house. There are numerous parking areas including a double garage and a five-bay powered shed. Features include a workshop, separate artist’s studio and guest retreat. The homestead boasts beautiful views across the property. It includes a large lounge with fireplace, informal dining and office nook, formal dining and a reading corner, which opens out to the large outside undercover dining area.

90 SHURVELL ROAD HUNCHY 3 bed, 2 bath, 8 car Offers over $900,000 Barnby Real Estate 5445 9200 Craig Barnby 0427 533 731


OFFERS OVER $465,000




In Complex

Immaculate Pet Friendly Townhouse • 3 large Bedrooms + Study (master is huge with ensuite & Juliet balcony) • Stunning deck running the full width of the property plus a covered private rear courtyard • Spacious living, dining & lounge room • Brand new induction cooktop, dishwasher, oven, microwave, hard wired smoke detectors, fans & downlights • Ducted Air Con & fans in bedrooms, split system in living area & downlights throughout • Remote double garage with shelving & workbench • Large lagoon style swimming pool & full-size tennis court in complex • 7 Minutes walk to Alex Beach INSPECT Saturday 13th April 11:30am-12:00pm FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5444 0800 DAN HAWES 0477 503 059 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

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MAROOCHYDORE 33 Fifth Avenue




Cotton Tree’s Finest Residences Are Now Completed – ONLY 2 LEFT AVAILABLE 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 HIA’s Custom Built Home award winner and a Boystown Prize Home. Call anytime for further information or for a private inspection.

Buyers around $1.5 Mill View Saturday 13th April 12-1.00pm Wednesday 17th April 5-5.30pm

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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YOUR LAND SPECIALISTS BUDERIM Lot 1/ 157 Burnett Street Lot 4/ 157 Burnett Street Lot 3/ 157 Burnett Street 23 Caroline Crescent

CHEVALLUM 247 Dales Road

7,055 sqm 1,700 sqm 1500sqm 831sqm 4 Ha

$1.6m-$1.8m Over $625,000

SOLD Over $695,000 Over $550,000

COOLUM Coolum Crest, 63 Yungar Street Lot 1 Lot 2 Lot 3 Lot 4 Lot 5 Lot 6 Lot 7 Lot 8 Lot 9 Lot 10

606 sqm 606 sqm 600 sqm 616 sqm 622 sqm 608 sqm 617 sqm 617 sqm 617 sqm 600 sqm

Call Agent Call Agent Call Agent Call Agent Call Agent Call Agent Call Agent Call Agent Call Agent Call Agent

DIDDILLIBAH Stage One, Diddillibah Rise


Stage Two, Diddillibah Rise Lot 4 Lot 5 Lot 6 Lot 25

1.542 Ha 6,078 sqm 6,169 sqm 6,013 sqm

$610,000 $499,000 $539,000

Lot 26 Lot 34 Lot 35 Lot 36

6,013 sqm 6,049 sqm 6,266 sqm 6,628 sqm

SOLD $569,000


FOREST GLEN Glenfinnan Estate, 137 Glenfinnan Court Lot 1 Lot 2 Lot 3 Lot 4 Lot 5 Lot 6 Lot 7 Lot 8 Lot 9 Lot 10 Lot 11 Lot 12 Lot 13 Lot 14 Lot 15 * Indicates House and land

1.59 Ha 6,195 sqm 6,692 sqm 7,215 sqm 7,332 sqm 1.63 Ha 6,039 sqm 6,202 sqm 6,346 sqm 6,100 sqm 6,000 sqm 1.40 Ha 2.46 Ha 6,271 sqm 6,523 sqm

$675,000 $595,000 $620,000 $620,000

SOLD $620,000 $750,000*

SOLD* $550,000 $560,000 Under Contract $620,000 Under Contract

SOLD Under Contract

Buderim Forest 5 Owen Creek Rd Lot 6 223sqm Lot 7 348sqm Lot 8 249sqm Lot 9 250sqm Lot 10 250sqm Lot 11 250sqm Lot 12 325sqm Lot 13 250sqm Lot 14 250sqm Lot 15 345sqm Lot 16 310sqm Lot 17 310sqm Lot 18 290sqm Lot 19 325sqm Lot 20 335sqm Lot 21 310sqm Lot 22 335sqm Lot 23 250sqm Lot 24 245sqm Lot 25 240sqm Lot 26 235sqm Lot 27 245sqm Lot 28 330sqm Lot 29 325sqm Lot 30 245sqm Lot 31 240sqm Lot 32 235sqm Lot 33 235sqm Lot 34 245sqm Lot 35 250sqm Lot 36 235sqm Lot 37 310sqm Lot 38 325sqm Lot 39 250sqm Lot 40 250sqm Lot 41 250sqm Lot 42 250sqm Lot 43 250sqm Lot 44 250sqm Lot 45 250sqm Lot 46 350sqm Lot 47 375sqm Lot 48 250sqm Lot 49 250sqm Lot 50 250sqm Lot 51 250sqm Lot 52 250sqm Lot 53 250sqm Lot 54 300sqm

SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD $335,000 $345,000 $390,000 $345,000 $345,000 $395,000 $390,000 $385,000 $380,000 $390,000 $410,000 $400,000 $410,000 $380,000 $375,000 $370,000 $365,000 $375,000 $405,000 $385,000 $370,000 $365,000 $360,000 $360,000 $370,000 $375,000 $360,000 $380,000 $375,000 $330,000 $330,000 $330,000 $330,000 $330,000 $330,000 $330,000 $380,000 $385,000 $330,000 $330,000 $330,000 $330,000 $330,000 $330,000 $375,000

Lot 63 Lot 64 Lot 65 Lot 66

390sqm 360sqm 350sqm 270sqm

$410,000 $390,000 $385,000 $355,000

13 Ballantyne Court Lot 4 Leeding Road

4,078sqm 14.41 Ha


MONS 13 Mons School Road

6,641 sqm


PALMVIEW 27 Potts Street

383 sqm

Over $275,000

PALMWOODS Lot 62 Citron Pl

740 sqm



ROSEMOUNT Everton Place, 15 Everton Place Lot 1 6,010 sqm Lot 2 6,539 sqm Lot 3 1.82 Ha Lot 4 6,001 sqm Lot 5 6,010 sqm Rosemount Crest, 175 Paynters Creek Rd Lot 1 6,048 sqm Lot 2 6,656 sqm Lot 3 3.255 Ha Lot 4 6,251 sqm Lot 5 7,538 sqm TANAWHA Lot 1 Lot 2 Lot 3 Lot 5 Lot 6 Lot 7


$530,000 $520,000 $515,000 Under Contract $495,000 $495,000 $465,000 $485,000 Under Contract $485,000

Kia Ora, 84 Taylors Road 6,656 sqm SOLD 7,720 sqm SOLD 6,662 sqm Over $550,000 1.297 Ha Over $600,000 SOLD 3.54 Ha 2.12 Ha Over $600,000

VALDORA 46-52 Karnu Drive Lot 1/326 Valdora Road Lot 2/326 Valdora Road Lot 3/326 Valdora Road

4,008sqm 6,026 sqm 6,001sqm 6,141 sqm

Over $450,000 Contact Agent Under Offer


Lot 4/326 Valdora Road

6,431 sqm

Under Offer

WOOMBYE Plantation Rise, 39 Woombye Palmwoods Road Lot 1 Lot 2 Lot 3 Lot 4 Lot 5 Lot 6 Lot 7 Lot 8

1,634 sqm 1,036 sqm 1,026 sqm 1,016 sqm 1,004 sqm 977 sqm 946 sqm 1,015 sqm

$325,000* $295,000 $325,000* $295,000 $325,000* $295,000 $325,000* $295,000

* Indicates Duplex lot

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secure your piece of rural lifestyle ON




The perfect blend of coast and country make this a truly rare opportunity not to be missed. Offering a perfect private space for you to create your own personal sanctuary, Everton Place presents the best in the Rosemount country lifestyle with all blocks having a northly aspect. Conveniently located 10 minutes to the Maroochydore CBD and beaches.






• Maroochydore - 8km • Mooloolaba - 11km • Sunshine Coast Airport - 8km • Maroochy River Golf Club - 4.7km • Nambour Shopping Centre - 8km • Bruce Highway - 9.8km




Sheldon Busch 0418 743 848 Todd McKee 0418 737 197

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n enviable lifestyle awaits in this Kawana Island family residence. This stylish and secluded sanctuary, with a coveted north-east aspect, will make your dream lifestyle a reality. Passing through the secure gated entry you immediately feel a sense of tranquillity. The quality is evident throughout, highlighted by neutral tones and soaring ceilings. The expansive use of glass and louvres infuses the home with natural light and captures the cool coastal breezes. The home is spacious with living over two levels and multiple relaxation zones.

Just listed


15 MAJORCA PLACE KAWANA ISLAND 5 bed, 3 bath, 3 car Expressions of interest Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526



3/201-203 Bradman Avenue, Maroochydore

$479,000 This North facing, 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment directly opposite the Maroochy River is going to grab the attention of the clever and astute investor, or the downsizing couple that would love the additional space. Located along the iconic Bradman Avenue with its amazing picturesque views across the water.

1300 LITTLE littlerealestate.com.au


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1 Bennett Street, MoďŹ&#x20AC;at Beach Located in what is internationally renowned as the Sunshine Coastâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most exclusive suburb, this stunning three level master-built family home captures unrestricted views from the elevated Queen of Colonies location to as far as your eyes will carry you across the north facing coastline and Pacific Ocean. Gracing the upper two levels in this exclusive private 830m2 home, this property affords exhilarating views from all principal rooms. Built by master builder Hamish Gray (Gray Construction Group) on the very best parcel of land in Moffat Beach.



Auc on In Rooms, Breakfree Grand Pacific, Caloundra Friday, April 26 at 11am



Tom Garland 0412 161 123

View Saturday 11-11.30am or by appointment


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Residence 4/ 25 Maltman Street South, Kings Beach - Meticulously designed luxury townhouse with individual lift access - Brand new, over 330sqm of living with contemporary finishes - Numerous living zones capture sea breezes and elevated views - Designer kitchen with butlers pantry, double oven and wine fridge - Views to Kings Beach and sunsets over the Glass House Mountains - Lavish master suite with walk-in robe and ensuite with bathtub - Triple car garage with storeroom, ducted air conditioning throughout - Low maintenance lifestyle, enjoy all that coastal living has to offer




Sale $1,550,000

Jake Mackay 0430 283 293

View Thursday 5.30-6pm Saturday & Sunday 10-10.30am

Andrew Garland 0403 851 777


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




Auction on site Saturday, April 13 @ 4pm


$549,000 / 3 bed, 1 bath, 2 car

North Shore Realty 5446 2500

3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car

Next Property Group, Karen Jones

Greg Moore 0416 866 919

McGrath 5450 8000


David Swarbrick 0437 938 410

The easiest way to check out the latest


auction results.

7 JABIRU DRIVE, WURTULLA $1,050,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Karen Jones

A list of what’s recently sold on the Coast: 3 WILLAROO COURT, WURTULLA

29 GLOUCESTER ROAD, BUDERIM Passed in – Offers over $500,000

143 Grandview Drive, Yaroomba


2 bed, 1 bath, 2 car

$380,000 / Vacant land

McGrath 5450 8000

Carolans First National Real Estate,

Matt Diesel 0412 053 117

Vanessa Brunton

$1,340,000 / 5 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Karen Jones *As supplied by contributing real estate agencies

STEP INTO BEACH LIFE - ENTRY LEVEL ALEX 22/7-9 Juan Street, Alexandra Headland


Located in the popular ‘Headland Gardens’ development and offering two beds and two living areas, open plan kitchen and family bathroom with internal laundry. The private balcony overlooks the beautiful ocean and pool area.

Price: Offers over $395,000 Inspect: Saturday 13th April 11-11.30 Richard Scrivener 0416 799 188 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380222







Feel at home

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



A rare chance to secure an immaculate property in a prime Buddina location, walking distance to the beach, balsa park nature walk • 3 Spacious bedrooms 2 new bathrooms , separate lounge dining • Functional new kitchen with walkin pantry and drawers, dishwasher • Huge covered entertaining area overlooking private garden •Ideal home for retirees, small family and room for BNB

3 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car 577m2 Inspect: Saturday 13th April 2pm - 2.45pm Margie Deighton 0411 399 514

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

Amber Fox 0405 357 735

Leanne King 0439 910 235

Darren Rix 0416 188 259

Margie Deighton 0411 399 514

Neil Bourke 0417 721 602

Peter Grant 0479 176 422

Barbara Banks 0419 760 492

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21 Rim Road, Buderim This one is more like the original Buderim “beach” style home with prized, uninterrupted North East Ocean Views! Boasting soaring, vaulted ceilings, open plan living and wide entertaining decks. The use of timber throughout adds to the warmth, charm and character of this true, well loved and maintained classic. Featuring 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms and a study. Representing almost land value, this is extreme value for money. Call Craig Porter now to arrange a viewing, or visit this Saturday.

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Land Size: 812m2 with 29m frontage Ducted air-conditioning NE views from Mt Coolum to Mooloolaba Vaulted ceilings & spacious living On-top Buderim - blue chip address Short walk to Immanuel College



Price: $895,000 Inspect: Saturday 13th April 10-10.45am Craig Porter 0411 554 880

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WHEN SIZE MATTERS – FAMILY PERFECTION WITH ISLAND SERENITY 15 Majorca Place, Kawana Island An enviable lifestyle awaits in this magnificent family residence positioned in one of Kawana Island’s most exclusive locales. Commanding impressive street appeal, this stylish & secluded sanctuary with a coveted North East aspect will make your dream coastal lifestyle a reality. Beautifully appointed, this impeccable residence of grand proportions, versatile floorplan and a haven of flowing space will leave you wanting for nothing. The ultimate in island living, call Karen today!

5 • • • • • •

Desirable North East aspect Large 790m2 corner allotment Multiple living zones Additional off street parking Ducted & reverse cycle aircon Walk to beaches, shops & restaurants



Price: Expressions of Interest Closing 22 April @ 5pm Inspect: Saturday 13th April 2.30-3.15pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526


15 Ponytail Circuit, Mountain Creek Sophisticated and stylish, this beautifully appointed family residence with all the extras will make your dream lifestyle a reality. Set amongst tranquil surrounds, this private sanctuary with soaring ceilings and open plan design is sure to impress. Perfectly positioned in the highly sought after Brightwater community, this stunning executive PJ Burns abode deserves your inspection. Call Karen today!

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Desirable 717m2 block Walk to Brightwater Town Centre Minutes to the University & Hospital Easy access to Mooloolaba Solar + ducted aircon throughout



Price: Offers in the $800,000’s Inspect: Saturday 13th April 11.45-12.15pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526


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804/3 Meta Street, Moolooloaba • • • • •

An incredible lifestyle opportunity has presented in one of Mooloolaba’s newest beachfront apartments “Breeze”. Beautifully appointed, this luxurious apartment has been designed to maximise the very essence of relaxed coastal living. Only meters to the pristine waters of Mooloolaba beach, this idyllic North facing beachfront abode offers a superb balance of style and convenience and is sure to impress. Call Karen today!

Stunning ocean & coastline views Stroll to Mooloolaba Beach Secure complex Resort style facilities Idyllic North facing aspect



Price: Offers in the $800,000’s Inspect: Saturday 13th April 12.45-1.15pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526


1/6 Camfield Street, Alexandra Headland Sitting perfectly on this flat level, prime positioned and usable lot, behind private electric gates. Within a short stroll to some of the most stunning beaches the Sunshine Coast has to offer and located in the extremely popular suburb of Alexandra Headland. Indoor and outdoor living is connected via a private patio overlooking your very own secluded inground pool with timber decked areas for those lazy summer days.

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Walk to top class beaches Outstanding location Stroll to Alex Surf Club Sparkling in-ground pool Stylish and high quality finishes



Price: Expressions of interest Closing May 1st Inspect: Saturday 13th April 10-10.30am Wednesday 17th April 5-5.30pm Richard Scrivener 0416 799 188 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222

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Phone 5445 6722 3/72 Burnett Street, Buderim www.primepropertysunshinecoast.com.au

STUNNING STUNNINGMONS MONSMASTERPIECE MASTERPIECE MONS, 82 Mons School Road Careful planning went into every inch of this modern Queenslander. Built in 2014 with style, love and practicality, conceptual design incorporates both open-plan living and room segregation. The seamless floorplan allows for personal space to enjoy relaxation as well as inclusive space for entertaining

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• Retro style with a fresh colour palette and bamboo flooring • Open plan living and dining with a bright and airy feel • The kitchen features an enamel 90cm Smeg freestanding Victoria cooker with main oven, auxiliary oven, electric grill and 6-burner gas hob • Fireplace in the living room with attractive bay window • Main bedroom is a sanctuary with a generous walk-in robe and ensuite with its own private deck • Air-conditioning to all bedrooms and fans throughout

3 4

3 3


5 2




OPEN Saturday 10.30 - 11am AUCTION 27th April 10am

Bevan Horsnell 0412 512 257 Brenden Southey 0417 633 035


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Luxury, Waterfront Family Home in Sunshine Cove




From the moment you step inside this stunning home, you will fall in love with its sleek design, bold features and the panoramic views that sweep across the glistening water.

Price Offers Invited

Living stretches over two levels with the home orientated to make the most of the beautiful ZDWHUYLHZV2SHQSODQOLYLQJDOORZV\RXWRVHDPOHVVO\ČľRZRXWWRRYHUVL]HGWLPEHU decks where you can relax and soak up the sunshine. Featuring 4 bedrooms, including 3 luxurious master suites, each with their own high end ensuite and walk in robe.

Inspect Saturday 13th of April 10am - 10.30am & Sunday 14th of April 5pm - 5.30pm

For the home chef, the kitchen is as beautiful as it is functional. Sleek cabinetry and a huge butlerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pantry conceal the everyday chaos of the kitchen, while a suite of high quality Smeg appliances includes a double steam oven and a dishwasher.

Kelly Rowling 0437 443 013 kelly@nationalrealestatesolutions.com.au

National Real Estate Solutions

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Jason Stock 0411 123 888

Honesty. Integrity. Results. FOR SALE

27 Raylee Avenue, Nambour


One of the amazing things with Nambour is its contrasting lifestyle options; From being downtown in the hustle and bustle to meandering through the ranges and looking out over the treetops for kilometres around.

Price: Offers Over $409,000 Inspect: Saturday 10-10.20am View: remaxpropertysales.com.au/20173827 Jason Stock 0411 123 888 Toby Morrin 0401 623 801 RE/MAX Property Sales

• 3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, master with spacious ensuite and air conditioning • Downstairs there is a huge living area or rumpus room, with a ton of storage space • Single carport as well as additional parking & well-established gardens on this 762m2 block • Fantastic living space with sliding doors leading to that wonderful deck with jaw dropping views • Good size kitchen with dishwasher, plenty of cupboard space and natural light • 500m to local shops, a bus stop at the end of the street & only 5 minutes to Nambour CBD




7 Birch Street, Caloundra West


They say that the best books are the ones with worn covers, and nothing could be a better analogy for this home, with a stunning internal renovation – whilst the exterior awaits your finishing touch. • Four bedroom, three bathroom contemporary home with modern tones & natural light • Self-contained 1 bedroom unit downstairs with separate driveway & entrance, perfect for guests • Spread over three levels is an entertainers dream with big open plan living spaces & huge 50m2 deck • The impressive Master suite features huge WIR, timber slattered feature wall & stunning ensuite • There is nothing left to do once you walk inside, just finish the exterior and make it your own • Triple car garage – perfect for boat or jet ski. Five minutes to Caloundra shops and beaches


Price: Offers Over $499,000 Inspect: Saturday 1-1.20pm View: remaxpropertysales.com.au/20189660 Jason Stock 0411 123 888 RE/MAX Property Sales


ADDRESS 50 Lowe Street, Nambour QLD 4560

Each office independently owned and operated

OFFICE 5470 7000

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Alexandra Headland, 6/244 Alexandra Parade

Alexandra Headland Oceanfront Boutique Complex Take in breathtaking views of the waves tumbling on to shore in this boutique building complex of 6 apartments in the Golden Triangle of Alexandra Headland. Spot whales jumping from your living room or relax on the balcony to take in the crystal-clear waters. • Boutique Complex of 6 Apartments • Modern kitchen featuring stone benchtops and plenty of storage space • Three generous sized bedrooms all with floor-to-ceiling robes • Tastefully finished interiors take advantage of its premiere position & ocean views

• Two secure lockup carparks & storage • Low body corporate fees and well maintained complex • Central position is ultra convenient to everything • Premium Golden Triangle Alexandra Headland Position

OPEN HOME: Sat 13th April 12-12.30pm VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: $835,000 AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758 or 5478 2477





BIRTINYA, 24 Lighthouse Cct

Sophisticated, Executive Living in Ideal Position Brand new modern living, this gorgeous residence effortlessly embraces a contemporary lifestyle. Presenting a perfect balance between sophisticated luxury and relaxed ambience, thoughtfully-designed living areas deliver great separation over two levels, and effortlessly connect expansive indoor spaces with the beautiful outdoor lifestyle. The modern kitchen features, stone benchtops, gas cooktop, integrated dishwasher and a true butlers pantry. Downstairs is the lavish master suite complete with ensuite & walk in robe, upstairs offers two generous bedrooms plus additional living.

OPEN HOME: Sat 13th April 10.00-10.30am VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au PRICE: $795,000 AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758





MOOLOOLABA, 13/95 Parkyn Parade

Fabulous Ground Floor Apartment With Expansive River Views Beachport Apartments is a Parkyn Parade boutique property consisting of only twelve apartments, positioned overlooking the Mooloolah River. Apartment 13 presents a fantastic opportunity to secure a stunning ground floor residence with convenient access from both basement and street level. Consisting of 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 car garaging. Open plan kitchen, dining and living space with floor to ceiling windows and doors that frame the expansive grass reserve and water views across to Mooloolah Island.


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MULTI AUCTION | WEDNESDAY 24TH APRIL Ramada Resort Marcoola | 6pm

26 Barra Crescent, Coolum Beach



12 Regent Court, Mount Coolum


CLASSIC BEACH SHACK WITH AWESOME OCEAN VIEWS • Perched up high to capture the views and sea breezes • Positioned amongst multi $million dollar homes • Open plan living with glass sliding doors opening onto the verandah • Timber floors through the whole home • 3 bedrooms all good size, main having access to the verandah • Walk to First Bay for a swim or fish off the rocks • Coolum’s café and Restaurant scene close by

51 Nautica Circuit, Mount Coolum

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URGENT SALE NEEDED View Saturday 1 – 1.30pm

• Situated on a corner block sits this colonial style brick and colorbond roof home, with bull nose verandahs

View Saturday 10-10.30am

• Two tiled living areas with access to the entertainment area

Auction In-rooms 24th April

• Spacious kitchen with central bench with the cook top plus a breakfast bar, French

Auction In-rooms 24th April

doors opening onto the entertainment area

Shannon Astill 0405 729 513 shannon@northshorerealty.com.au




• 3 bedrooms with the main having an ensuite and air-conditioning • 2 car accommodation with remote garage • The local shops and beach only a short drive away

Shannon Astill 0405 729 513 shannon@northshorerealty.com.au

56 Beachway Parade, Marcoola





AFFORDABLE BEACHSIDE LIVING • Just a short stroll to the beach, coastal living at its best!

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

View Saturday 1 – 1.30pm Auction In-rooms 24th April Greg Moore 0416 866 919 greg@northshorerealty.com.au

• Spectacular Hamptons style home in prime beachfront location • Beautifully designed, offering contemporary flair & premium quality over two spacious levels • Generous living spaces open onto a 12m lap pool and a covered entertaining area • Landscaped gardens merge with the sand dune vegetation of Marcoola Beach at the rear • Four generous bedrooms, three bathrooms plus a powder room and a spacious office • An exquisite master retreat offers a private ocean-facing balcony overlooking the bush • Covered alfresco area with freestanding outdoor bath and separate shower • Stunning showpiece kitchen with stone benchtops and premium appliances • Double garage with off street parking for the boat or jet ski and secure gated entry

View Saturday 1 – 1.30pm Auction In-rooms 24th April Liz Hope 0422 494 686 liz@northshorerealty.com.au myweeklypreview.com.au

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MULTI AUCTION | WEDNESDAY 24TH APRIL Ramada Resort Marcoola | 6pm

3/885 David Low Way, Marcoola




FOOTSTEPS TO EVERYTHING! • Ground floor unit – step straight out to resort pool & beach access

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


22 Boronia Crescent, Marcoola

View Saturday & Wednesday 11 – 11.30am Auction In-rooms 24th April

• Will suit investors or owner occupiers alike

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

52 Cupania Street, Mudjimba


142 Suncoast Beach Drive, Mount Coolum

• No roads to cross between your unit and the sparkling surf beach • Walk to local village, shops, café’s and transport • 10 minutes to Airport, new Maroochydore CBD and shopping precinct • Unit is now vacant, and owner is committed to selling



SURFSIDE LIVING AT IT’S BEST! • Located in a quiet family-friendly area this expansive home has been meticulously maintained • Ideal north-facing aspect perfect to utilise the rear entertaining area, salt-water pool & rear yard • Well-appointed kitchen with stone benches, Bosch dishwasher, Omega oven & cooktop • Two separate living areas & covered entertaining area, in-ground pool & private yard • Air conditioning in the main bedroom & family, ceiling fans throughout • Solar Power, side access, garage with extra shelving & rear roller door allows room for a boat • This adored home offers privacy and a great beachside lifestyle in a sought-after location, make your appointment and view it today! myweeklypreview.com.au

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BRILLIANT BEACHSIDE HOME AVAILABLE NOW • Fabulously maintained, Mediterranean-inspired single-level beach house with private, low maintenance outdoor areas • Fully fenced block with beautiful gardens including timber boardwalk entry over peaceful running water feature • Spacious, tiled open plan living under raked ceilings plus separate media room • Contemporary entertainers kitchen with walk in pantry and stainless steel appliances • A short, flat stroll only metres to the beach, shop, night markets and local Surf Club • Our seller has now committed to their next property and this will be sold on or before auction day • Marcoola’s BEST BUY is ready for you now

• Absolute beachfront resort with excellent facilities & secure parking


View Saturday & Wednesday 12 – 12.30pm Auction In-rooms 24th April Walter Johnson 0488 989 363 walter@northshorerealty.com.au




MOUNT COOLUM RENOVATORS DELIGHT! View Saturday, Tuesday & Wednesday 11 – 11.45am Auction In-rooms 24th April Keith Blanchard 0419 676 037 keith@northshorerealty.com.au

• Located near the base of Mount Coolum, this incredible entry level property is a must see! • Featuring open plan living, kitchen & dining area, 3 bedrooms, family bathroom & single carport • This original home is set on a level 650sqm block & offers plenty of scope to renovate & expand • Close to Mount Coolum National Park & walking track, golf course, & recently renovated shopping precinct • Whether it’s a tidy up, expansion or just a knock down & start again, this property offers the perfect opportunity don’t let it pass you by

View Saturday 11 – 11.30am Auction In-rooms 24th April Walter Johnson 0488 989 363 walter@northshorerealty.com.au

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

1516 David Low Way, Yaroomba




SEA VIEWS-HUGE HOME + OPTIONS-300M TO SURF! • Substantial family home-dual living potential – 2 bedrooms & 1 bathroom each level, ideal for family/perm rental or Airbnb • Wrap around verandahs to capture coastline panorama! • Huge 4 car garage + workshop + office - tradie’s dream, lots of storage! • Vacant so inspect today & make an offer NOW!

View Saturday 1-1.30pm

23/9-21 Frank Street Coolum Beach




SEA VIEW WEEKENDER – FOOTSTEPS TO SURF! View Saturday 10am - 10.30am

• Sensational northern coastline sea views! • Modern fully furnished interior – huge balcony!

Auction On-site 27th April 11am

For Sale $295,000

• Metres to Coolum Surf Club & Esplanade shops! • On Site managed resort to maximise your returns!

Kerry Glover 0408 714 270 kerry@northshorerealty.com.au

Kerry Glover 0408 714 270 kerry@northshorerealty.com.au

• Bargain priced -Grab a holiday escape now!

1/23-29 Lumeah Drive, Mount Coolum




CARETAKER RIGHTS FOR SALE • Have you thought of being a caretaker of a unit complex with an annual wage of $66,000 • Coolum Fairways is situated right beside one of the Sunshine Coasts best Public Golf Courses being Mt Coolum. • The gardens and pool area have been kept in pristine condition over the years with matured landscaping in place which makes it easy to look after. • The manager’s residence is elevated to capture the sea breezes and the fantastic views of Mt Coolum will take your breath away, the unit consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, office with powder room and a separate entrance, large balcony area, separate court yard and is pet friendly. • 3 car garage with workshop area for all the garden machinery and tools. • Minimal hours needed per week, so you will have time to play golf or go to the beach. • No licence needed as no rentals to look after, just a green thumb is all you need 76 My Weekly Preview | April 12, 2019

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View Contact Agent For Sale Listed at $790,000 Noel Mooney 0417 756 076 noel@northshorerealty.com.au myweeklypreview.com.au

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POSTCARD OCEAN VIEWS FROM CALOUNDRA TO COOLUM Private Homestead claiming the highest built home in Eudlo on 5 acres of land, with its own horse stables, dams and ocean views. Builders own home which reflects in other numerous high end structures to lay claim to. Extreme foundations with numerous rooms under roof that could be redesigned to add bedrooms and bathrooms or make a unique B&B investment. Less than 30 minutes’ drive from coastal beaches and within 10 minutes to School, convenience store and train. A very rare opportunity to own such a unique property that is suitable for horses or to just sit in your front room or verandah and enjoy the serenity of your very own private Ocean views, and the green valleys right through the hinterland to the distant blue Pacific Ocean. Original owner downsizing and purchased elsewhere will look at all written offers.

• 5 Acres • 3 Vehicle entrances • 2 Dams

• Private positioned home • 2 Stables • Postcard ocean views

Open for Inspection: Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th 11-11.30am Tuesday 16th 4.30-5.00pm 3 BED | 1 BATH | 5 CAR Craig Barnby 0427 533 731 Address: 95 Upper Rambert Road EUDLO craig@barnbyrealestate.com.au Price: Offer Over $700,000

12 PRISTINE ACRES WITH AMAZING EASTERLY AND SUNSET VIEWS Beautifully tree lined driveway leading up to a craftily positioned private home that captures not only amazing sunrises but stunning sunset views. The home comprises of 3-4 bedrooms with a huge master bedroom and ensuite. 12 acres of maintained land and fenced into 3 separate paddocks with 3 dams. Pristine house gardens with hidden garden nooks for children to let their imagination run wild, artists can enjoy the separate cabin or added guest room. Entertain under the milky-way with hinterland’s famously cool and clear nights around a warm fire pit or inside lounge with stately fireplace. Suitable for cattle and horses with irrigation dam to homestead gardens. Hunchy is becoming a sought after location within the Sunshine’s Coast’s hinterlands sought after areas and this block of land certainly claims a very unique position with less than 20 a minute drive from the beach.

• 12 Private acres • 3 Paddocks • 8 Undercover car

• 3 Dams • 3-4 Bedrooms • 2 Lounge Rooms

Open for Inspection: Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th 1-1.30pm Wednesday 17th 4.00-4.30pm 3 BED | 2 BATH | 8 CAR Craig Barnby 0427 533 731 Address: 90 Shurvell Rd HUNCHY craig@barnbyrealestate.com.au Price: Offers Over $900,000

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

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6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Gardening Australia. Jerry meets a champion hibiscus grower. 8.30 The Heights. (PG) Ana and Ryan finally get together. 9.25 To Be Advised. 10.25 ABC Late News. 10.55 The Business.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Better Homes And Gardens. 8.30 MOVIE The Avengers. (2012) (M) Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth. A group of heroes battles an evil god. 11.30 To Be Advised.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 5. North Queensland Cowboys v Melbourne Storm. From 1300SMILES Stadium, Queensland. 9.45 Friday Night Knock Off. 10.45 MOVIE A Man Apart. (2003) (MA15+) Vin Diesel.

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Living Room. Dr Chris plays matchmaker. 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. Special guest is Sally Field. 9.30 Hughesy, We Have A Problem. (M) Hosted by Dave Hughes. 10.30 To Be Advised.

6pm Letters And Numbers. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.35 Coast New Zealand: Coromandel. The team explore the Coromandel Peninsula. 8.30 MOVIE Testament Of Youth. (2014) (M) Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington. A British woman recalls a story of young love.


6.05pm The Heights. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco. (PG) 8.15 Call The Midwife. (PG) Lucille faces racism and prejudice. 9.15 Unforgotten. (M) Cassie tries to put all the pieces together. 10.05 Prime Suspect 1973. (M)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 MOVIE Now You See Me. (2013) (PG) Jesse Eisenberg. An FBI squad pursues a group of illusionists. 9.15 MOVIE A Good Day To Die Hard. (2013) (M) Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney. A cop heads to Russia to rescue his son. 11.15 To Be Advised.

6pm Nine News Saturday. 7.00 MOVIE Just Go With It. (2011) (PG) Adam Sandler. A surgeon tries to cover up a lie. 9.15 MOVIE The Longest Yard. (2005) (M) Adam Sandler, Chris Rock. A former gridiron star trains prisoners. 11.30 MOVIE Mortdecai. (2015) (M)

6pm Jamie’s Quick & Easy Food. 7.00 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 One Born Every Minute. (M) 8.30 Ambulance. (M) 10.45 NCIS: New Orleans. 11.30 Motor Racing. Supercars Championship. Round 4. Phillip Island SuperSprint. Race 9. Highlights.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 Mediterranean From Above. Part 1 of 2. 8.30 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. (M) Hosted by Jimmy Carr. 9.30 A LEGO Brickumentary. (PG) Delves into the impact of LEGO.


6pm The House With Annabel Crabb. 6.30 Ask The Doctor. (PG) 7.00 ABC News Sunday. 7.40 Restoration Australia: Tatachilla Stables. 8.40 Vera. (M) Part 1 of 4. 10.10 Miniseries: Apple Tree Yard. (MA15+)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 My Kitchen Rules. (PG) 8.30 Sunday Night. Hosted by Melissa Doyle. 9.30 House Of Wellness. (PG) A look at locations that highlight living well. 10.30 Andrew Denton: Interview. (M) 11.40 The Blacklist. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 60 Minutes. 8.00 RBT. (PG) 9.00 Australian Crime Stories: Mr Cruel. 10.00 Killer On The Line. (M) 11.00 Major Crimes. (M) 11.45 Cops UK: Body Cam Squad. (M)

6pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 6.30 The Sunday Project. 7.30 Chris & Julia’s Sunday Night Takeaway. (PG) Hosted by Dr Chris Brown and Julia Morris. 9.00 Hughesy, We Have A Problem. (M) Hosted by Dave Hughes. 10.00 NCIS. (M) Reeves’ friend is kidnapped.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.35 Secrets Of The Bermuda Triangle. Part 2 of 3. 8.30 Avalanche: Making A Deadly Snowstorm. (PG) Follows a team of experts as they trigger an avalanche in order to monitor its effects. 9.40 The Case Against Adnan Syed: In Between The Truth. Part 2 of 4.


6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Australian Story. 8.30 Four Corners. A look at stories of concern to Australians. 9.15 Media Watch. (PG) Hosted by Paul Barry. 9.35 Q&A.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 My Kitchen Rules. (PG) Hosted by Pete Evans and Manu Feildel. 9.00 The Passage. (M) A federal agent is sent to a medical facility. 11.00 The Latest: Seven News. 11.30 Me, Myself & I. (PG)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Young Sheldon. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Raiders Of The Lost Ark. (1981) (M) Harrison Ford, Karen Allen. An archaeologist sets out to recover a relic. 10.50 100% Footy. (M) 11.50 The Closer. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Dancing With The Stars. (PG) Hosted by Grant Denyer and Amanda Keller. 9.30 The Graham Norton Show. 10.30 Hughesy, We Have A Problem. (M) 11.30 WIN’s All Australian News.

6pm Mastermind. 6.30 News. 7.35 Queen Victoria And Her Nine Children. 8.30 Michael Mosley: Trust Me, I’m A Doctor. Michael Mosley takes a look at exercise. 9.40 24 Hours In Emergency: Father And Sons. (M)

6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 The Recording Studio. (PG) 8.45 Employable Me Australia. (M) Part 2 of 3. 9.45 Jesus: Countdown To Calvary. (M) 10.40 ABC Late News.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 My Kitchen Rules. (PG) 9.00 Gordon, Gino And Fred: The Ultimate Roadtrip: French Connection. (M) Part 2 of 3. 10.00 The Resident. (M)

6pm News. 7.00 ACA. 7.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom. (1984) (M) Harrison Ford. Indiana Jones searches for a mystical stone. 11.00 Major Crimes. (M) 11.50 Real, Fake Or Unknown. (PG)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. A look at the day’s news. 7.30 Bachelor In Paradise. Hosted by Osher Günsberg. 9.15 NCIS. The team searches for a shooter. 10.10 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) 11.05 WIN’s All Australian News.

6pm Mastermind. 6.30 News. 7.30 Great Continental Railway Journeys. (PG) 8.30 Insight. Presented by Jenny Brockie. 9.30 Dateline. 10.05 Locked Up Abroad.

7.30pm 7.30. 8.00 Anh’s Brush With Fame. (PG) 8.30 The Weekly With Charlie Pickering. (M) 9.00 You Can’t Ask That: Intersex. (M) 9.30 QI. (M) 10.00 Mum. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Little Big Shots US. (PG) 8.30 Modern Family. (PG) Mitch, Cam and Phil crash Jay’s hiking trip. 9.30 First Dates UK. (M) Singles experience the thrills of dating. 10.30 The Latest: Seven News.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Paramedics. (M) 8.30 New Amsterdam. (M) Max bonds with his fellow patients, but a conversation leads him to struggle with his reality. 10.30 Rizzoli & Isles. (M) 11.20 The AFL Footy Show. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Bachelor In Paradise. Hosted by Osher Günsberg. 9.10 Bull. (M) Bull is summoned for jury duty. 10.05 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 11.00 Sports Tonight. 11.30 WIN’s All Australian News.

6pm Mastermind. 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Going Places With Ernie Dingo. 8.00 Great British Railway Journeys: Belfast To Portrush. (PG) 8.35 The Good Fight. A storm is brewing at the law firm. 10.30 SBS News.

6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Escape From The City: Lake Macquarie, NSW – The Chapmans. 9.00 Doctor Foster. (M) Part 1 of 5. 9.55 To Be Advised. 10.30 ABC Late News.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Football. AFL. Round 5. Brisbane Lions v Collingwood. From the Gabba, Brisbane. 10.00 AFL Post Game Show. 10.45 The Latest: Seven News. 11.15 The Goldbergs. (PG)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 6. Cronulla Sharks v Penrith Panthers. From Shark Park, Sydney. 9.45 Golden Point. Post-match NRL wrap up. 10.45 Top Gear. (PG) Chris road tests the Ford Fiesta ST.

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Bachelor In Paradise. Hosted by Osher Günsberg. 9.30 Gogglebox. Opinionated viewers discuss TV shows. 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 The Project.

6pm Mastermind. 6.30 News. 7.30 Victoria And Albert: The Wedding. 8.35 Secrets Of Britain: Secrets Of The Tower Of London. (M) Explores the Tower Of London. 9.40 Project Blue Book. (M)







Programs are correct at the time of print and are subject to change by the networks.

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7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Hard Quiz. 8.30 Gruen. 9.05 The Office. 9.50 Upstart Crow. 10.20 W1A. 10.55 Alan Partridge’s MidMorning Matters.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Border Security: Int. (PG) 8.30 Swimming. Aust C’ships. Day 6. 10.30 Building The Dream. 11.30 Air Crash Investigation.

6pm Aussie Pickers. 7.00 Friday Night Countdown. 7.30 Football. AFL. Round 4. Collingwood v Western Bulldogs. 10.30 AFL Post Game Show. 11.30 World’s Most Amazing Videos.

6pm Marvel Avengers: Secret Wars. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Robin Hood. (1973) (G) 8.15 MOVIE Moana. (2016) (PG) Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson. 10.20 MOVIE Scary Movie. (2000) (MA15+)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 Keeping Up Appearances. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE Die Another Day. (2002) (M) Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry. 11.20 Chicago Med. (M)

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

6pm Pointless. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Rules Of Engagement. (C) 8.30 Sex And The City. (MA15+) 9.50 Sex And The City. (M) 10.30 Queer Eye For The Straight Guy. 11.30 James Corden.


7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Would I Lie To You? 8.30 Melbourne Comedy Festival: Allstars Comedy Supershow. 10.30 Comedy Next Gen.

6.30pm The Yorkshire Vet In Spring. (PG) 7.30 Inside Queen Mary 2. 8.30 Escape To The Country. 11.30 Highway Cops. (PG)

6pm Zoltan, The WolfMan. (PG) 7.00 MOVIE Grudge Match. (2013) (PG) 9.15 MOVIE Contraband. (2012) (MA15+) 11.30 World’s Most Amazing Videos. 12.30am Blokesworld.

7pm MOVIE The Lost World: Jurassic Park. (1997) (PG) Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore. 9.30 MOVIE Ghost Rider. (2007) (M) Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes. 11.40 The Middle. (PG)

7pm MOVIE True Grit. (1969) (PG) John Wayne, Glen Campbell, Kim Darby. 9.40 MOVIE The Gunman. (2015) (MA15+) Sean Penn, Jasmine Trinca, Javier Bardem.

6pm Scorpion. 7.00 Cops. 7.30 Soccer. A-League. Round 25. Western Sydney Wanderers v Sydney FC. 10.30 Supercars C’ship. Round 4. Phillip Island SuperSprint. Race 9. H’lights.

6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 Magnum, P.I. (PG) 7.30 Kojak. (M) 8.35 Columbo. (M) 10.10 Robotech: The New Generation. (M) 10.45 The Loop. (PG)


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 Stephen Merchant: Hello Ladies... Live! 10.30 Would I Lie To You?

6.30pm To Be Advised. 7.30 Border Security: Int. (PG) 8.00 Border Security: Australia’s Front Line. (PG) 8.30 Criminal Minds. (M) 10.30 Bones. (M) 11.30 Border Security. (PG)

6pm The Simpsons. (PG) 7.00 MOVIE After Earth. (2013) (PG) Will Smith, Jaden Smith. 9.00 MOVIE Fury. (2014) (MA15+) Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman. 11.50 S.W.A.T. (M)

6pm Marvel Avengers: Secret Wars. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Finding Nemo. (2003) (G) Albert Brooks. 8.30 MOVIE Spectre. (2015) (M) Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz. 11.30 The Middle. (PG)

7pm Agatha Christie’s Poirot. (PG) 8.00 Midsomer Murders. (M) 10.10 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (M) 11.10 Law & Order: SVU. (MA15+)

6.30pm Bondi Rescue. 7.30 NCIS. (M) 8.30 Motor Racing. Supercars C’ship. Round 4. Phillip Island SuperSprint. Race 10. H’lights. 9.30 Law & Order: S.V.U. (M) 10.30 48 Hours.

6pm Frasier. (PG) 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 7.30 Medium. (M) 9.30 Gogglebox. 10.30 Buffy The Vampire Slayer. (M) 11.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG)


7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery. 8.30 The Office. 9.15 Schitt’s Creek. 10.00 Review With Myles Barlow. 10.30 30 Rock.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Doc Martin. (PG) 8.30 Lewis. (M) 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 American Pickers. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Pompeii. (2014) (M) Kit Harington, Kiefer Sutherland. 10.40 MOVIE Blow. (2001) (MA15+)

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Misfit Garage. (M) 8.30 MOVIE Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2. (2017) (M) Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana. 11.10 Big Bang. (PG) 11.35 The Middle. (PG)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 New Tricks. (M) 8.40 Silent Witness. (MA15+) 11.00 Unforgettable. (M)

6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 8.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 10.30 Motor Racing. Formula 1. Race 3. Chinese Grand Prix. 11.30 Super Rugby Wrap.

6pm Pointless. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Two And A Half Men. (M) 9.00 Fresh Off The Boat. (PG) 10.00 Supernatural. 11.00 Two And A Half Men. 11.30 James Corden.


7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Adam Hills: The Last Leg. 8.40 The IT Crowd. 9.05 The Office. 9.50 Inside No. 9. 10.20 Peep Show. 10.45 The Thick Of It.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Rosemary & Thyme. (PG) 8.30 Frankie Drake Mysteries. (M) 9.30 Murdoch Mysteries. (M) 11.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. 7.30 Vegas Rat Rods. (PG) 8.30 Full Custom Garage: Sports Car Edition. (PG) 9.30 Lost In Transmission. (PG) 10.30 Road Hauks. 11.30 Graveyard Carz.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 RBT. (M) 8.30 MOVIE S.W.A.T. (2003) (M) Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez. 11.00 Big Bang. (PG) 11.30 The Middle. (PG)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 Death In Paradise. (M) 8.40 DCI Banks. (MA15+) 10.40 Law & Order: SVU. (MA15+) 11.40 Walking The Himalayas. (M)

6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 8.30 CSI: Miami. (MA15+) 9.30 CSI: Miami. (M) 10.30 The Mentalist. (M) 11.30 The Mentalist. (PG)

6pm Pointless. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Two And A Half Men. 8.00 Two And A Half Men. 8.30 Two And A Half Men. 9.00 The Umbilical Brothers: Not Suitable For Children.


7.30pm Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Absolutely Fabulous. 8.30 Upper Middle Bogan. 9.00 The Office. 9.20 The Office. 9.45 The Misadventures Of Romesh Ranganathan.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Border Security. (PG) 8.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG) 10.30 Motorway Patrol. (PG) 11.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.00 Futurama. (PG) 9.00 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.30 Family Guy. (M) 10.30 The Front Bar. 11.30 Housos. 12am S.W.A.T.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Terminator. (1984) (M) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn. 10.40 The Big Bang Theory. (PG)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 Agatha Christie’s Poirot. (PG) 8.40 The Brokenwood Mysteries. (M) 10.40 Cold Case. (M) 11.40 The Bletchley Circle. (M)

6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 8.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) 10.20 NCIS. (M)

6pm Pointless. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Raymond. (PG) 7.30 Two And A Half Men. (M) 9.00 MOVIE Tropic Thunder. (2008) (MA15+) 11.05 Two And A Half Men. 11.30 James Corden.



7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 The Weekly. 8.30 Utopia. 9.00 The Office. 9.45 Catastrophe. 10.10 Schitt’s Creek. 10.55 30 Rock. 11.20 Parks And Recreation.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Father Brown. (M) 8.30 To Be Advised. 10.30 Inside Queen Mary 2. 11.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. 7.00 AFL. Round 5. Brisbane Lions v Collingwood. 7.30 Zoltan, The WolfMan. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Cast Away. (2000) (M) 11.30 World’s Most Amazing Videos.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Survivor: Edge Of Extinction. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Kindergarten Cop. (1990) (M) 10.45 Big Bang. (PG) 11.10 The Middle. (PG)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 Extreme Cheapskates. (PG) 8.30 Embarrassing Bodies. (M) 10.30 Rizzoli & Isles. 11.30 Amazing Medical Stories: My Skin Could Kill Me.

6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 8.30 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 9.30 Madam Secretary. 10.30 NCIS. (M) 11.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M)

6.30pm Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Two And A Half Men. 8.00 Two And A Half Men. 8.30 Two And A Half Men. 9.00 The Graham Norton Show. 10.00 Sex And The City.



with MWP’s man in the water

Okay, tell me you guys all scored on the weekend and earlier in the week? Finally, some waves with push and no 30-knot winds attached. I did witness some inexperienced carnage, so check conditions to make sure you can handle it as someone will not always be there to help. Hopefully, this might be a good sign for the upcoming winter swell? If you remember, we got skunked last year. Fingers crossed and as Neil Young says: “Keep on rockin’ in the free world.” My Weekly Preview (“MWP”) is locally owned by Sunshine Coast Alliance Publishing Ltd ACN 124 476 142 and is published by 20/20 Publishing Pty Ltd ACN 131 089 793 (the “Publisher”). The contents of MWP are subject to copyright. Reproduction in whole or in part without the written permission of the Publisher is prohibited. The publication of editorial in MWP does not necessarily constitute endorsement of the views or opinions expressed by the Publisher. The Publisher does not accept responsibility for statements made by advertisers. All prices in MWP are correct as at the time of printing but are subject to change.

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