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ISSUE 549 May 3, 2019


Popular 1980s band Eurogliders will take to the stage at The Imperial Hotel Eumundi later this month, and we have one double pass to give away to a reader. Starring Grace Knight, Bernie Lynch and a full band, the Eurogliders successfully secured a multitude of chart-topping singles and have been awarded a swag of music and video awards. In 2015, years after their initial release, Eurogliders released a new album, Don’t Eat The Daisies, which comprised both new songs and re-workings of some of the classic hits, including We Will Together and Heaven. The show is on May 10 at The Imperial’s The Brewery.



y mum is a pretty amazing woman. She has faced more adversity than most people I have met, and yet she somehow continues to find the strength to laugh and enjoy life. Even on her toughest days, she stops to ask how the rest of us are feeling. She is the person my brother and I turn to when we need someone to listen, understand and hear us. And, she has taught us that joy comes from the smallest of things – a hug, sharing a meal, feeling the sand and water on our feet, finding a pretty sea shell, appreciating good friends. My mum continues to teach us, and our own children, through her appreciation for life. I probably don’t tell her enough, but my mum is a terrific role model – to both myself and my little boy – and she is my best friend. Like many women, she has sacrificed, cried and continued onwards. This week, we honour all women who have put others before themselves. We chat to four strong women, including Sunshine Coast identity Sami Muirhead, about the trials and joys of motherhood. It is important to acknowledge that Mother’s Day is a time to recognise and celebrate not only mothers, but aunties, grandmothers, foster carers and mentors. It is a time to show our support to women who may have lost children, or who are yet to conceive. To all women: hold your head high and recognise your strength and importance. You are amazing. Thank you for all that you do.

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The annual Cooroy Fusion Festival is a celebration of local artists, entertainers, artisans, food, community groups and much more. There will be free rides for kids, market stalls and demonstrations ranging from tai chi to Lego. It’s on from 9am to 3pm.

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This overnight relay raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research and support services. Relay is a chance for the community to recognise and celebrate cancer survivors, patients and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost to cancer and to raise money to help save more lives. You can still register, or support one of the participating teams.


CRAFT BEER AND FOOD TWILIGHT RACES Gather your friends together and head trackside for this twilight event, which caters to all age groups. There will be 11 craft breweries featured, plus eight food vendors, live races from 3.40–7.15pm, vintage cars on display and Rockestra, a 12-piece band, will perform.

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Visit the Original Eumundi Markets to join in the Mother’s Day celebrations. There will be a fun photo booth set up between 10am and 2pm to capture fun family pics. There will also be lots of handcrafted gift ideas for Mother’s Day.


MALENY SHOW The 82nd annual Maleny Show is on from May 31 through to June 1. There will be all the fun of sideshow alley, fairy floss, face painting and thrilling rides. Plus, arts and crafts, local produce and entertainment.

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An American astronaut experienced multiple biological changes in space but returned to normal - with some exceptions - after coming back to Earth, according to a study involving twin brothers that shed light on how space flight affects the human body.

Labour Day has been an official Queensland public holiday for 118 years. From 1901 to 1912, it was known as Eight Hours Day.

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In research published on Thursday, scientists compared Scott Kelly with his identical twin Mark Kelly after Scott spent 340 days in orbit on the International Space Station and Mark remained Earth-bound. During the flight, Scott experienced thickening of the carotid artery and retina, weight loss, shifts in gut microbes, reductions in cognitive abilities, DNA damage, changes in gene expression, and a lengthening of the ends of chromosomes called telomeres, scientists said. The study will help scientists better understand the changes astronauts undergo during long-term space travel, crucial knowledge as NASA contemplates human expeditions to the Moon and Mars. -AAP



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THE TRUE MEANING OF MOTHER’S DAY May 12 may be called Mother’s Day but at its core, it is a day where we celebrate all women who have loved us, connected with us and helped us to grow. We may be fortunate enough to have our own mothers still in our lives, or to be mothers ourselves, but May 12 is also a day to support the women who have lost their children and also to show compassion for those who desire to become a mother, but haven’t yet been able to hold a baby in their arms. It is a day to celebrate the aunties,

grandmothers, sisters and foster carers who have opened themselves up to others as a source of strength and support to fill the void when mothers are absent physically or emotionally. My Weekly Preview has connected with four Sunshine Coast mothers to shine a light on just how different every path is for each of us, so when we celebrate this May 12, let’s show love and support for one another, drop all judgement and embrace our differences to provide a greater future for all mums and the next generation we are raising as a community.

SAMILLE MUIRHEAD Mix FM radio host, blogger, columnist and mother of Avalon, 8, Nixon, 6, Augie 4.


was that silly person who paid for one of those courses that teaches you how to change a nappy and how to hold a baby. My first month of being a mum was pretty terrible, as I was in and out of hospital with mastitis, trying to breastfeed. Everyone wanted to give me advice. I was not sleeping at all and poor Avalon was crying around the clock as she was clearly hungry, but at no stage did anyone say give her formula and give yourself a break. It took until she was about three weeks old and I was mentally exhausted and physically broken from expressing around the clock and she was losing weight, when a nurse told me to give her a formula bottle. We locked the door and it was as if we were trafficking illegal drugs. Things got so much better from that moment on and we have such a close bond it blows me away. I will never forget the day I left the

hospital with Avalon. I felt as if I should have to pass an exam to prove I was going to be able to keep this little being alive without any other adult supervision. Since then, I think I have ticked off just about every ‘Mum Fail’ on the list. When Avalon was about three, she stuck a sultana up her nose and I did not believe it was really wedged up there. We had to go to hospital to have it removed. There was also the time I left my threeyear-old son in a holiday unit in Rainbow Beach by accident. My husband had phoned to say he was pretty sure Matt Damon and Chris Hemsworth were in the foyer. In my rush to go and have a look for myself, I only grabbed two of my three children. We all went and got photos with the movie stars and could not believe we met them when finally I looked around for Augie and realised he was back in the unit watching TV. I am still really emotional over the fact that we will not be having any more kids, as we tried for years and years to have one more, but I left it too late. My husband and I had more than 10 miscarriages over eight years and it has left me very raw emotionally. All those babies are hopefully waiting for me over the rainbow. Miscarriage is something we don’t talk about as it makes people feel embarrassed. There is nothing to be embarrassed about, but friends never seem to know what to say. My advice is to always acknowledge the loss. All this hiding and not talking about it just makes the suffering worse. My pint-sized roommates are hilarious little people to live with and I am blessed to have a full and happy life. But those miscarriages happened and they were such a huge part of my life, so I think they are an important part of what has made me the person I am today. They have certainly made me appreciate the three beautiful children I have to hold every day.

TRACEY CHAMBERS Barnardos Mother of the Year Queensland and mother of Courtney, 29, Nathanael, 27, Wesley, 26, Hannah, 23, Samuel, 19, Toby, 12, Jemimah, 10. Being a mum is an evolving experience and I think you get less dogmatic as a mother as you get older and more experienced. I was so idealistic in the beginning and there’s a standing joke that you sterilise everything with the first kid and the fourth kid eats dirt – there is an element of truth there. There are definitely values that I hold onto strongly, but I’ve raised all my kids the same way and they’ve turned out very differently. That’s because they are individuals and make their own choices. What I’ve learned is that you have to hold on firmly, but not tightly. My youngest, Jemimah, has severe special needs. She was born with a rare chromosome 22 duplication and she copped the gauntlet of physical and mental challenges. She is very tiny, only 12 kilograms, which makes her vulnerable health-wise, especially with her

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chronic heart condition as well. When I was pregnant with Jem, I kept getting told they didn’t know if she could survive. Even though it was touch-and-go from the start, she is very feisty. She’s non-verbal and immobile, but she knows how to reach out and touch people’s hearts. Glen and I have been through a few challenges with kids battling mental illness as well. Between that and with Jem, you do have to look at life a little differently. I used to think that being independent was this huge achievement. If you could cope in life and not need anybody, that somehow made you a better person. But having Jem, made me realise that I do need other people in my life, like the therapists and doctors, just to get through each day and sometimes, being independent is not a strength, it’s actually a weakness.

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BARBARA PEASE International speaker and best-selling author Biological children: Adam, 35, Brandon, 14, Bella, 11. Step-children: Melissa, 46, Cameron, 44, Jasmine, 37. Grandchildren: Michael, 14, Mitchell, 13, William, 11 , Dane, 11, Tate, 9, Taj, 8, Hannah, 7, Ocean, 6.


y motherhood journey has been far from conventional, going from a young mum in my early twenties to stepmother in my thirties and then mother again in my forties. I was pregnant at the same time as my stepdaughters and my children with my husband Allan are fraternal twins born three years apart. I vividly remember the day my stepdaughter Jasmine and I decided to go to a baby expo together. I was only a month ahead of her in the pregnancy and we were excited, giggling and chatting when a woman commented how great it was for two friends to be having babies together. Jasmine looked at her and started laughing and says, “This is my mum, she’s carrying my brother and I’m carrying her first grandson”. I delivered Brandon first and when I went to check in to hospital, the staff referred to me

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as a geriatric mother because I was over 40. That’s a term that really didn’t work for me and I pointed out that I hadn’t planned to check into the old folk’s home after my son was born. When I first met Allan, he already had three kids and I had one son, Adam, and I accepted we wouldn’t have any more children. When Allan was diagnosed with prostate cancer 15 years later, we realised that if he died there would be nothing left that was jointly him and I – no evidence that we ever even existed – and so it was then that we decided to have children. We made this decision despite my ‘geriatric’ age and Allan no longer having viable sperm because of the cancer therapy. Allan attempted a new procedure involving the transfer of his DNA to my eggs. We faced incredibly negative attitudes from others, with many people telling us Allan would be dead and I would be raising our kids by myself and, as two doctors said to us, “Buy a dog”. But I was positive that we could achieve it. There were many occasions where the moral judgments of others left me in a sorry emotional state, so we decided to sideline all negative people. We went through IVF combined with DNA transfer three times and I kept a positive mind and just decided I was going to be a mum one way or another – there would be no compromise. We lost our first round of fetuses due to an error in the lab, so we went to Sydney to try two more rounds. Despite the odds – less than three per cent – I fell pregnant with Brandon and we still had two embryos left. One was a C grade and the other was a perfect female, B grade, so we named her Bella and snap-froze her into cryosuspension for the next three years. When Allan and I are interviewed about our books and our successes, they often ask what my greatest achievement is. It’s all of my children. What we do for work is fulfilling and we love it, but watching my children grow into loving, caring and kind young people is the most rewarding.

LISA CURRY Olympic swimmer and businesswoman Children: Jett, 24, Morgan, 27, Jaimi Lee, 31 Grandchildren: Flynn, 1


always wanted to be a young mum and I had Jaimi Lee when I was 24. My kids were Olympics apart. I had a good four years between each child, which I really liked as it gave me a couple of years to enjoy them growing up before the next one came along. When Jett was born, he had two older sisters that would carry him around like a ragdoll, it was always lots of fun to watch. Back in my day, we just winged it as a mum. We didn’t have many people to talk to or resources in those days and we just did the best we could. I took all the kids with me when I worked. At times they would sit on the stage while I was in the middle of my presentation. Once, one of them actually fell off the stage when I was part way through a presentation. I just picked them back up, calmed them down and kept on going. Grant and I made every effort to be hands-on parents. We would go to all the school carnivals and dancing eisteddfods, soccer and acting, swimming carnivals, gymnastics. Everything the kids got involved in, we were involved with them. Like any mum, I have experienced the dreaded number threes. I was sitting in first class [on a flight] once with one of my daughters and she had filled her nappy to

overflowing. It was literally leaking out the sides, and we were on descent, so I couldn’t get out of the seat to change her nappy. I just wrapped her in a blanket to contain it and had to apologise to the guy sitting next to me. As youngsters, the kids taught me patience and the power of bribery, but they also showed me the importance of allowing them to choose their own path. We can give them opportunities, but ultimately they start to have a desire to go on their own path that makes them really happy and that’s all I want for them. I am so happy to be a Granny. It’s amazing to see your baby have a baby. My kids are always my babies and are the most precious thing to me ever. To see my daughter go through that whole process was magical and while Morgan knows how much I love all my children, it has been incredible to see her discover that love for her own son – the kind of unconditional love you have as a mum. [My husband] Mark and I are hands-on grandparents with Flynn and love having him as much as we can, playing and looking after him. My mum, Pat Curry, is 84 now and we have four living generations. My mum is my biggest fan. She taught me to be strong, to be resilient and she was so supportive and encouraging of every single thing I did. It was mum who got up every morning and took me to swimming training, sitting on the hard seats for hours on end and came to a couple of Olympics with me. My business, Happy Healthy You, is a community of 140,000 women and is all about helping and empowering women in the prevention of illness and disease and showing them how to look after themselves through health and fitness to ensure they are there for their children.

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COMPASS CHARITY RACE NIGHT Through the generosity of sponsors and guests, over $23,000 was raised at the Compass Charity Race Night with all funds dedicated to the Compass assistance dog program. These funds will provide two years of training to Kuro, who will be placed with a young child with a disability. Qld Timber Flooring was the major sponsor of the race night. Photos: Supplied

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THE STORY OF J.T. LOWE Although his name is no longer widely remembered on the Sunshine Coast, J.T. Lowe was a big player during the first half of the 20th century. WORDS: Dot Whittington.


ames Thomas ‘JT’ Lowe was a Maroochy Shire councillor for 31 years, 19 of them as chairman, through the first decades of the 20th century. His name is not to be confused with the other Low family, the one without the ‘e’ on the end, made famous by another shire chairman and MLA, David Low, almost three decades later. He may not have a Coast road named after him, but he does have Lowe Street in Nambour. A century ago, before tourism replaced primary production as the region’s economic base, Nambour and the Maroochy Shire were the centre of the Coast’s universe, and rural towns ruled over coastal outposts. And it was in this world, that JT ruled. He was born at Staffordshire in England in 1868, and was a teenager when his family set sail for Brisbane in 1882. The family settled in Brisbane until his father selected land on the Maroochy River at Dunethin. It was here that JT “learned the hard work of the bush” felling cedar and beech. He also worked for Pettigrew’s sawmill in Maroochydore before learning to be a butcher in Woombye. He bought Mr Currie’s butchery in Nambour and in 1907 built his own where today Lowe Sttreet joins Currie Street. The building was destroyed by fire in 1946. JT was innovative as a butcher. On December 21, 1906, he advertised that he “will also have the best obtainable poultry dressed ready for the oven at a price well worth the saving for the ‘missus’ who would under usual circumstances have to do it herself”. His ice plant was also “kept hard at it in

The Lowe butcher shop in Nambour in 1939

J.T. Lowe and the Maroochy Shire Council in about 1935 view of the increased demand for this popular summer commodity”. JT was elected in 1904, just four years after the Maroochy Divisional Board became Maroochy Shire Council, and in 1908, he began his first term as chairman. He would lead the shire through the tumultuous years of World War I and the Great Depression, although his relationship with voters was often equally tumultuous. His administration was characterised by tight financial management and election battles were often hard-fought. Not everyone agreed that electricity was a good idea, but he persisted and the Nambour Electrical Authority was the beginning of

“district wide electric reticulation”. Similarly, it took him more than six years to convince ratepayers of the worthiness of a brick and concrete town hall. It opened in 1931. JT convinced councillors it would be unwise to raise borrowings during the depression and three years of financial stringency followed, but in 1933, Maroochy Shire was one of the few local authorities in Queensland not in substantial debt. He was instrumental in the formation of the Nambour Hospitals Board and the chamber of commerce, and on January 1, 1916, he chaired the formation meeting of the Maroochydore lifesaving club in a Salvation Army tent at the Cotton Tree campground. With R.H. Whalley, he helped found the Maroochy Pastoral, Agricultural, Horticultural and Industrial Society and they became the first two presidents of what is now the Sunshine Coast Show. The first nine were held in Woombye, but under Lowe’s presidency the showground was cleared and levelled in Nambour ready for the 1909 show. JT was chairman for a number of short terms – 1908-10, 1913-15, 1919-21 and finally, after the 1924 election, he was returned until his retirement in 1939. A public meeting was held to plan acknowledgement of his public service – councillors didn’t enjoy the generous pay packages they have today – and a bronze tablet was placed in the foyer of the town hall. JT had bought land in Maroochydore in 1918 and built his beach house. He retired there permanently in 1946, and died in 1958, aged 89 years.

J.T. Lowe’s beach house on the banks of the river at Maroochydore in about 1920. In 1922, William Butt built a house and then a store on the block between Lowe’s property and the Club Hotel.

DID YOU KNOW? Bettie and Charles Clark cleared the land to build a house on their farm at North Arm where they lived and had eight children, from 1889 to 1898. During that time, Bettie kept a diary. In it she described their daily life, family, the farm and neighbours, birth and death. Her story is a remarkable account of the trials which were common in the early days of rural settlement, especially around the north arm of the Maroochy River. The 1890s were a time of flood, drought and a depression, so life was difficult. The diary ends on January 19, 1898 when the Clark family left North Arm after the great flood. They never returned. A family letter survives from the 1920s which details events after that, but you will have to read a new book, Betty Clark’s Diary, by Bettie Clark’ s Diary Audienne Blyth to find and Early North Ar that out. m The book will be launched at Yandina Historic House on May 4, 1.30pm. Tickets are $15. Audienne



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Candidates for the 2019 federal election have been formally declared and ballot draws undertaken ahead of election day on May 18. Contending for the House of Representatives and the Senate in the seat of Fairfax are Kylie Cowling from United Australia Party, Jake Ryan from Fraser Anning’s Conservative National Party, Sue Etheridge from The Greens, Ted O’Brien from the LNP, Richard Belcher from Sustainable Australia, Paul Henselin of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation, independent Sinim Australie, Bertrand Cadart from Liberal Democrats and Julie McGlone from ALP. Lining up to contest the seat of Fisher are Trevor Gray from United Australia Party, Daniel Parsell from ALP, Tracy Burton from The Greens, Christopher Paterson from Pauline Hanson’s One Nation, Andrew Wallace from LNP, Mike Jessop of Fraser Anning’s Conservative National Party, Paul Monaghan of Love Australia or Leave. It is a legal requirement for all Australian citizens over the age of 18 to vote at the election and if you can’t vote on May 18, you can visit designated early voting centres, which are now open, to cast your vote. To find out everything you need to know about the election, including where your nearest polling booth is, visit



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Representatives of Waverley Palmwoods, Landsborough, Maroochy, Nambour and Rosslyn Masonic Lodges visited the Hear and Say Sunshine Coast Centre for the unveiling of a critical piece of equipment they donated.

The Hear and Say Sunshine Coast Centre in Nambour, an organisation that empowers children with hearing loss to reach their full learning potential, was gifted a new Phonak Roger touchscreen wireless communication device and microphone recently by the local Masonic Lodges and Hand Heart Pocket the Charity of Freemasons Queensland. Sunshine Coast Freemason Mike Aldrich says the $1100 device will be used during the early intervention playgroup sessions.

PA AND MA BENDALL WINNERS The cousin of 2012 world surfing champion Joel Parkinson has taken out the 2019 Pa and Ma Bendall Memorial Surfing Contest. Mitch Parkinson took out the open men’s crown at Moffat Beach with a total of 17.26 as a result of wave scores of 9.33 and 7.93. Other winners at the 45th annual Pa and Ma Bendall Memorial Surfing Contest included cadet boys winner Luke Brumby, junior men winner Taj Stokes, Shane Bevan in Over 30s, Ben Silk in Over 40s and Terry Landsberg in Over 50s. Dallas Rogers won the Old Mal. In the women’s categories, Lucy Tander won the cadet girls and Ellia Smith (pictured) took out the Open Womens.

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Caloundra has been named one of Australia’s top solar suburbs, coming in at number four with 9956 installations in the past 12 months. New research by the Clean Energy Council reveals Queensland is leading the charge in home solar energy installations, with four out of Australia’s top five solar postcodes located in the Sunshine state. The number of installations in the Caloundra postcode of 4551 is enough to generate 32,177 kilowatts of energy. The top spot was taken by Bundaberg with 12,620 solar installations with a capacity of 47,510.

NEW LAKESIDE PARK OPENS AT BOKARINA BEACH The first stage of Lake Square, an expansive recreational space in the new Bokarina Beach community, has begun to take shape with the opening of Lakeside Park. The park incorporates a wooden pier as well as a new centrepiece public square with a long table and sheltered barbecue facilities designed to be used for gatherings and community events. The park opening is one of two new milestones for the community, the other being the opening of an underpass on April 19, which is part of a $19-million project being undertaken by Stockland to upgrade the Nicklin Way and Lake Kawana Boulevard intersection to improve traffic flow in the area.

The second Sunshine Coast Police Officer of the Year will be named next week. Sunshine Coast residents had the opportunity to nominate an officer to recognise outstanding acts of courage, compassion, understanding or devotion to duty and a selection panel will choose finalists before the Gala Awards night on May 8 at the Surfair Resort in Marcoola. Nominations closed on April 26 and are now being vetted by the Queensland Police Service (QPS) before they are considered by the selection panel, which will consist of selected members of the Rotary Club of Sunshine Coast Central, plus two representatives from QPS Sunshine Coast. Tickets are still available to the gala dinner, which is being hosted by the Sunshine Coast Central Rotary Club. Police Commissioner Ian Stewart will award the winner a perpetual trophy, which will be displayed at the QPS Sunshine Coast headquarters and the outright winner will nominate a charity of their choice, which the Rotary Club of Sunshine Coast Central will make a donation to in the winner’s name. The awards are modelled off similar events hosted by Rotary Clubs throughout Australia with the aim of further connecting the community with police officers. The Sunshine Coast Police Officer of the Year Awards is proudly sponsored by My Weekly Preview. Tickets to the gala event are $55 per person and available by emailing or contacting Carolyn Krueger on 0422 438 876.

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SUPERSIZED ASSETS Are Australia’s superannuation assets bigger and growing faster than GDP and the ASX, and could they really reach $5 trillion by 2030? Let’s take a look at the data. WORDS: Factcheck for AAP.

THE STATEMENT “It’s a very, very big system and it’s larger than the market capitalisation of the ASX and it’s larger than Australia’s GDP by a decent margin and it will grow more rapidly than the ASX and GDP. By 2030, another 11 years away, it might be $5 trillion.” Greg Combet, Industry Super Australia chairman. April 18, 2019.

THE ANALYSIS AAP FactCheck examined the claims by Greg Combet, a former Labor government minister and now Industry Super Australia chairman, that Australia’s superannuation pool was bigger and growing faster than the ASX market and GDP and could reach $5 trillion by 2030. Superannuation is a major factor in the retirement plans of millions of Australians who will rely on it to supplement any

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government pension and fund their lifestyle to the grave. Any changes to super are contentious and both sides of politics have been criticised for making changes to super laws. Australia’s modern superannuation system, in which employers make compulsory contributions of 9.5 per cent to employees, started in 1992. The rate is due to rise to 10 per cent on July 1, 2021. Ahead of the March 18 election the

Coalition Government is “guaranteeing no new taxes on superannuation” and “improving flexibility of the superannuation system”. Labor has been criticised for its plan to close a concession, introduced by the Howard government, that gives “cash refunds for excess dividend imputation credits”, a move it says will make Australia’s tax system fairer. Labor says this tax loophole costs $8 billion a year and “mainly benefits millionaires who don’t pay income tax”. According to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, total superannuation assets as of December 31, 2018 totalled $2.65 trillion. According to Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) data, its market capitalisation in March 2019 stood at $1.95 trillion. Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows that GDP in 2017-18 stood at $1.81 trillion. Based on these figures, AAP FactCheck found that Mr Combet’s claim that Australia’s superannuation pool was larger than the ASX market capitalisation and Australia’s GDP by a “decent margin” to be true. Regarding Mr Combet’s second claim that super will grow more rapidly than the ASX and GDP, global auditing and financial firm Deloitte predicts Australia’s superannuation pool will grow by at least 200 per cent between 2015 ($2 trillion) and 2030 (above $6 trillion). Deloitte said its research was “based on a combination of data collected by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

(APRA), the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) and other public organisations and associations, together with research conducted by Deloitte”. According to ASX data, market capitalisation has grown 33.83 per cent in the six years from April 2013 ($1.457 trillion) to April 2019 ($1.95 trillion). According to Reserve Bank data, Australia’s GDP has grown between two and three per cent per year since 2013 and is projected to stay in that range until 2022. Based on these figures, AAP FactCheck found Mr Combet’s claim the superannuation assets will grow more rapidly than the ASX and GDP is true. Regarding the third claim that the super pool could reach $5 trillion by 2030, Deloitte projects it will be closer to $6 trillion. Based on this projection, AAP FactCheck found that Mr Combet’s third claim to be true. AAP FactCheck concludes that the three claims made by Mr Combet regarding Australia’s superannuation total are all true.

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Jack Reed is just one of the many sporting stars gathering on the Sunshine Coast for the upcoming BOQ Maroochydore charity event, which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local children in need. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.


this year,” Ms Battaglini says. “We’ve attracted celebrities from all over Australia and we have lots of fun activities at every second hole. We’ve been trying to get Jack Newton for the past seven years and in our eighth year, we’ve finally got him.” Mr Newton will tee off at the Noosa Springs golf course alongside returning MC Robert ‘Dipper’ DiPierdomenico and sporting stars Mr Reed, Michael Hancock, Paul Dyer and Ali Brigginshaw of the Broncos, and former Wallaby and Kangaroo Michael O’Connor. Lunch will be hosted by former Brisbane Lions’ player Richard Champion. Ms Battaglini says the Golf Classic has raised $272,000

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ormer Brisbane Bronco Jack Reed admits he isn’t all that handy with a club, but with golfing legend Jack Newton on his team at the BOQ Maroochydore Golf Classic, he is pretty much assured victory. Nevertheless, Mr Reed will enjoy the time on the green as he joins 152 golfers at the highly anticipated annual event on May 3, which will this year benefit SunnyKids’ Mentoring Through Sports program. The program holds a special place in Mr Reed’s heart. He came on board as a facilitator in mid-2018 and has since run eight-week programs at Mountain Creek State High School, Coolum State School, Kawana Waters State College, Beerwah State High School and Buddina State School. The program engages up to 10 students who are socially disconnected, missing school due to home life challenges or behavioural reasons and are at risk of not completing their schooling. Mr Reed says by using sports to break down communication barriers, he is able to connect with the students and teach them important lessons about their health and wellbeing as well as mentoring them onto a new path in life. Not all the students connected through the SunnyKids’ program are interested in rugby league, but by the end of the eight-week program Mr Reed sees positive transformation in every one of them. “Initially, a lot of the thrills and skills are based around team building and as we progress each week, they realise that I’m not there to tell them what to do like a boss or a teacher, and they begin to engage with me as a friend and we begin to have deeper conversations and greater engagement,” he says. Mr Reed says one of the biggest success stories came in the form of a young girl who was being suspended “every other week” and was on the brink of permanent expulsion from school when she joined the program. “She found she was able to communicate throughout the program and opened up about out-of-school issues with her family that SunnyKids were able to support her with,” he says.

“Since the start of this year, she has had no suspensions and her behaviour has improved. She was one of our more challenging students and yet she was turning up to school every Thursday just to be part of the program.” Seeing the power of the program to instil lasting positive change, Mr Reed is passionate about expanding the program as funding allows. SunnyKids charity manager Debbie Battaglini says it costs $8000 for each eight-week program to be run. “We are hoping to roll out to at least another five more schools with the proceeds of the sold-out Golf Classic

to date for a number of children’s charities on the Coast, including SunnyKids. SunnyKids CEO Chris Turner says the golf day means much more than a chance to meet for business networking, bringing like minds together as a village to support the 5000 Coast children identified as being at risk. “It can mean that up to 100 disengaged young people will be reconnected at school, with their families and in their communities,” Mr Turner says. “A sense of connection and belonging is crucial to kids so that they can fulfil their true potential, and this funding will help us to achieve that via the Mentoring Through Support program.”

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started to receive random chapters from a self-help book called The Guidebook. It was also the year her older brother Robert went missing. Ms Moriarty says one of her inspirations for the book grew from the self-help mantra “anything is possible if you believe”. “It was my son, who is now 12, who said it to me when he was four years old,” she tells My Weekly Preview. “We were playing a game and he asked me to be him and he could be the mummy and I mentioned to him it would be a fun pretend game to play, but he was adamant that we would actually figure out how to swap, “I tried to explain that it was impossible, but he told me anything is possible if you believe. He must have heard it on a children’s cartoon and it made me realise how much it has infiltrated popular culture and the collective psyche.” In the book, Abi is pulled into a flight school and the idea is that if you believe in flight, you should be able to do it. “There is also this idea of people needing guidance in their life,” Ms Moriarty says. “I like the idea of somebody telling me how to live my life; sometimes I feel like I’m not very good at living, making appointments in time, taking opportunities to learn a language, basic things like skincare

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Former high school teacher Owen Hutchison is heading back to the Coast to show his work at the Immanuel Arts Festival. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.


rt is something Owen Hutchison fell into by accident, and something that began as a hobby has become a full-time occupation in retirement. The award-winning printmaker says he remembers everything he was taught about art at school, but not much of the other subjects. He was always drawn to printmaking but put that on hold when he became a high school teacher. He taught English and humanities at Maleny high school for 17 years and when an opportunity to teach art came up, he put his hand up. “They asked for volunteers to teach art,” he says. “I had a policy that whatever the kids were learning, I’d do one at the same time. It kept the group united. I was a real golf nut and used to play golf twice a week. It was 1994 and I had been doing a lino cut at school. One day I hurt my back and couldn’t play golf anymore, so I thought, I’ll take the lino cut home and work on it on the weekends.” It became a hobby that Mr Hutchison vowed he would pursue seriously when he retired. He built what is now known as the Little White Wedding Chapel in Maleny, using it as an art studio and gallery called Steephill Studio. After living in Maleny for 32 years, he and his wife decided it was time for a fresh start and moved to Sandgate in 2009, where he now owns Bayside Gallery. He’s been devoting himself to his art for 16 years and has won more than 45 awards, including the award for most outstanding work at the 2018 Immanuel Arts Festival for his piece Green Turtle Visits the Octopus’ Garden. “I listen to radio while I’m working and they were talking about Ringo Starr,” he says. “He wrote that song Octopus’ Garden and that’s where I got the idea. It’s supposed to appeal to all ages – little kids, they like

Owen Hutchison with his work Green Turtle Visits the Octopus’ Garden (above), and (below) is his piece called Not Watching Fish that sort of thing. That’s the teacher coming out in me.” This year he’s the Artist in Focus and will be exhibiting 12 pieces, each one telling a unique story or making a statement about the world we live in. One of his most popular prints, which visitors to the festival will have an opportunity to see, is called Not Watching Fish. The inspiration for this piece came from the film Romeo + Juliet, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. “I used to show the film to the senior kids doing English literature and that scene stuck in my head, where Leonardo DiCaprio is looking at the girl through the fish tank, not really looking at the fish, checking each other out.

my art. Nearly every print has a narrative, which some people might not recognise.” Mr Hutchison moved from lino to woodcut printmaking because he found the wood grain adds texture to printed surfaces. “As a kid my brother and I built boats and yachts and I built our house and all our furniture, way back when I was a woodchopper in the South Burnett. I just like working in wood. I make all my frames out of wood – it’s a good retirement activity and it keeps you active. I find wood on the footpath when people put old beds and so on out. Sometimes I buy it from the hardware store. “Nearly all of my prints are woodcuts where I carve images into wood, plywood or MDF so that the high surfaces print and the remainder is left white. To add colours I make more blocks or sometimes use the reduction block method or combine both methods. Sometimes I hand colour small elements with watercolour or oil-based colour pencils. “My subject matter is fairly eclectic and varies from nature to contemporary, mythological, and historical issues. I do like to include some sort of narrative in my images, to tell a story to provide interest for me and the viewer.” Mr Hutchison exhibits at the Immanuel Arts Festival every year and won first prize in 2005. He enters a lot of competitions and says Immanuel Arts Festival is one of his favourites. “It’s probably one of the best shows in south Queensland because of its size and the prize money,” he says. “It’s so well run and there are always lots of volunteers helping you out and giving you a glass of wine.”

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Nambour hospital’s Acute and Restorative Care Unit is stepping back in time to offer comfort to patients with dementia. And the unit is calling on the community to help. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

nostalgia and share their stories of their younger years,” Ms Brewster says. “If a patient is heightened or agitated, this type of distraction brings things back to a calmer place and can de-escalate the behaviour.

“The ARC unit is in a hospital environment and it is very clinically orientated. We incorporate other therapies, like pet and music therapy, so the addition of reminiscence therapy will be an important consideration and a powerful

tool for dementia patients, and when paired with a low-lighting, low-stimulus environment, we can bring it back a few decades and create a calmer environment.” The unit has already received an old singer sewing machine and a piano and Wishlist, the Sunshine Coast Hospital Foundation, is putting the call out to the community for more donations of vintage items such as old-fashioned lamp stands, a ring telephone, record player, bureau, comfortable couch and other items. All items need to be able to be wiped down to meet infection management standards at the hospital, and must not have porous or fabric surfaces. Wishlist is also seeking people who can volunteer to come in and play piano music at various times throughout the week to create ambience and connect patients with the songs of their youth. Ms Brewster says the unit, which was previously the Nambour Hospital’s paediatric ward, is leading the way to develop an innovative dementia-friendly environment. The unit is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of health

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hat is now a bland and typically clinical room is being prepared to be transformed into an Art Deco-inspired space that will evoke memories of nostalgia and perhaps a dash of stylistic appreciation for patients at the Acute and Restorative Care Unit (ARC) at Nambour General Hospital. Far from being just an aesthetic makeover, ARC nurse unit manager Fran Brewster says the effect this change will have on dementia patients who regularly use the space will be much more profound. Ms Brewster says they would love to set up an entire vintage lounge area, complete with vintage-style furniture, pedal sewing machine, old radios, television, grandfather clock and dial phones so their patients can resume life as they remember it and reduce stress that come with modern technologies. Their surroundings will instantly offer comfort during an otherwise confusing time. “Being in less clinically orientated surroundings is not only a good visual thing for patients in ARC, it is also good conversation starter as they tap into

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“Reminiscence therapy will be an important consideration and a powerful tool” the older person” and allows the older person more time to recuperate and build up strength following an acute episode of illness or a fracture. There are more than 413,106 Australians living with dementia that require specialist care to enhance their quality of life and that number is expected to grow to 536,164 by 2025, highlighting the growing need for dementia care services.

Ms Brewster says the unit has been operating for nearly two years and the team is actively participating in discussions and planning for the redevelopment of Nambour General Hospital campus. “One of the key areas we are focusing on is to create an elder-friendly hospital and into 2021 we will have a 40-bed unit, and planning with Wishlist is underway to create an outdoor space to develop a sensory garden which would complement the medical interventions that we have,” she says. “We have spent the past 18 months settling into the unit and defining what we do. The next six months we are dedicating to building the service and promoting quality of care in the dementia setting while thinking outside the box as well,” Ms Brewster adds. “Our future upgrades will have a new design that incorporates elder-friendly signage, lighting, flooring and low-stimulus environments while injecting more creativity.”

If you can help with donations of items or services for the vintage Art-Deco room fit-out or the outdoor sensory garden, contact the team at Wishlist on 5202 1777 or email

Volunteer today If you enjoy history, conservation and meeting people, join us as a volunteer at the oldest pioneer house in the Glass House Mountains. Once a lunch stop for Cobb & Co coaches, the Bankfoot House Heritage Precinct is full of stories to learn and share. To register your interest phone 07 5420 8600 or email Volunteers are separate from Friends of Bankfoot House – a community group assisting council to preserve and promote this state heritage listed property.

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professionals and has two core functions. The first is the specialist management for people experiencing behaviours and symptoms associated with dementia and delirium. Ms Brewster says these patients can be referred to the unit from other hospitals, their homes or from an agedcare facility for assessment. The second aspect of the unit is restorative care, which Ms Brewster describes as “slow stream rehabilitation for

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Sami Muirhead loves the idea of Story Seats located at 10 parks around our region. Her only complaint is there are not enough of them.

Richard O’Leary is not one for fads, preferring to keep life uncomplicated. But a recent foray into vinyl has him feeling hip again.


s a child, the book Charlotte’s Web just about turned me off bacon for life. I cried and cried at the thought of Wilbur the pig being slaughtered. I hung on to every part of his friendship with Charlotte the spider as she spun clever words to make everyone at the farm believe the runt pig was gifted. Charlotte remains at the fair to die, but insists the pig takes home her egg sac with her unborn baby spiders back to the farm. Death. Sacrifice. Trickery. Friendship. Egg surrogacy. It was a lot for an overly emotional seven-year-old girl to get her head around in the late 1970s! The next book that had a profound impact on me was The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. I was transfixed with the winter white fictional world inside the covers of my book and I would carry that treasured novel around with me from breakfast until dinner time. And anything by Enid Blyton was treated as sacred. I’m sure my grandmother would spend half her pension buying me countless books, including all of the Famous Five and Naughty Amelia Jane series. My parents were going through a divorce and I never had great friendships in primary school, but I found ‘my people’ in books. I loved being transported to different places and meeting different people while lying in my bed silently reading with a torch under the sheets. I found solace and

escapism in books. I still do. That’s why I was so happy when I read the news about an initiative from Sunshine Coast Council that has just been recognised as one of the best in the world, winning a Top 3 Award for its Story Seat project in the 2019 International Federation of Library Associations Marketing Awards. There are 10 Story Seats in parks around the region and each seat features pages from well-known Australian books, such as Where Is The Green Sheep? at Currimundi and I’m A Dirty Dinosaur at Landsborough. My kids love going to each seat and we have made it a project lasting for months as we slowly tick off reading each book and exploring each park and each suburb. Mayor Mark Jamieson says the award is recognition of just how wonderful our local library initiatives really are. “The Story Seats are a bright and engaging addition to our parks and a positive way to reinforce the importance of early literacy skills into new and unexpected places,” he says. There has been great debate with my friends and family over the list of the actual top 10 books selected for the seats. Notable Aussie classics that did not make the cut include Blinky Bill, Possum Magic, The 13-Storey Treehouse, The Very Cranky Bear and Pig The Pug. So there is only one solution, which I put to our mayor today: please create 20 or 50 story seats across the Sunshine Coast!

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


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’d like to think I’m a fad-free zone. As far as keeping up with what’s cool, I not only miss the ship, I’m often unaware it set sail. My suits are conservatively cut, my ties are striped and hang just a fraction below the belt buckle, and my hems break just over the top of the shoe. Just a short aside: what is the go with trouser lengths? They seem to be creeping up the leg so fast they’ll soon be shorts. I know it must be a thing, all the trendy young blokes in my office have adopted the style which accentuates their brightlycoloured patterned socks – a la George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley in the ’80s. It’s not a fad I’ll be following: the too-short trousers always remind me of high school, where I’d have to wear clothes for “just a little longer” despite growing out of them – and besides, all my socks are like Henry Ford’s Model Ts – black. I just can’t keep a pair together and over the years, I’ve realised if I buy a dozen pairs of the same brand and colour I don’t have to worry about odd socks. This habit has now infiltrated the rest of my life, where I have adopted the same approach to dressing as Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein and Johnny Cash – buying many versions of the same thing. I don’t know why they do it, I was just sick of having to choose what to wear on my days off, so I pared back my wardrobe to a pair of dark jeans and plain black T-shirts.

Well that aside was a little longer than I expected. Back to the main game. So, I have finally fallen for a fad. I have gone back to the future and bought a record player – or a turntable to be exact. Although I suspect long after it was cool to do so. I’d been talking about it for a while, but when my youngest brother bought me a record and then my middle brother did the same, the writing was on Pink Floyd’s The Wall.

“I have gone back to the future and bought a record player…” Still turntable-less, I visited a funky record and coffee shop in Maroochydore and my eight-year-old put a 21 Pilots album on lay-by and I had gone from considering to committed. I bought the player a couple of days later and couldn’t wait to hear the sweet sounds of vinyl. Unfortunately, my stairway to heaven was blocked by some good old-fashioned technical issues, but I’m sure one of my sons will sort it out sooner rather than later. Until then, I’m going to hitch up my pants and buy some fluoro socks – and maybe a copy of Wham’s Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go.

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

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Living on the edge and loving it! News of the vibrant lifestyle at Nature’s Edge Buderim is being shared around the world. Residents are popping up in social media posts wearing their “Living on the Edge” Nature’s Edge t-shirts at exotic and interesting locations across the globe, including Jerusalem, Egypt, Greece, China, Canada and beyond. Like many great ideas, the t-shirt was conceptualised over a couple of drinks, with resident Ian Thomas coming up with the slogan and neighbour Jayne Turnbull creating the design. A qualified milliner with a keen interest in fashion, Jayne said that the t-shirt challenge had become a fun


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way for residents to connect through a community Facebook group she started. Like many other residents, Jayne and husband Dirk are keen travellers. Career professionals, they moved to the over 50’s lifestyle resort from Magnetic Island two years ago and haven’t looked back. Laidback lifestyle Jayne and Dirk enjoy the laidback lifestyle, social interaction and gated community that means they can head overseas and know everything is taken care of. “It’s a very relaxed life with no pressure. We love our home which is so easy to keep clean and maintain. There’s plenty of cupboard space and a good-sized garage. It is the perfect

size for retirement,” Jayne said. Nature’s Edge Buderim is a family affair for Jayne and sister, Gerrie who also lives in village with her husband Lyall. The sisters are in constant contact through their home intercoms and enjoy spending time together. “It’s a very social community and we have a more active social life than ever! Meeting people is easy with regular celebrations, events and bus trips. The strong community spirit has made our retirement so much richer,” said Jayne. Join in the fun! Call 1800 218 898 to speak with one of our lifestyle advisers. Ask for a personalised tour today!

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Lily’s new beauty aesthetic Actress and model Lily Collins is all about enhancing her natural features, rather than hiding her flaws. She lets her freckles shine through, she embraces her full eyebrows and on days off, simply uses a swipe of mascara and sunscreen. Her favourite everyday beauty product is Lancôme Miracle Cushion, a lightweight because foundation she loves becau it givess a natural finish, $65 from David D Jones and Myer, Sunshine Plaza.

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Give that special woman in your life a gift she really wants this Mother’s Day. We’ve searched the Sunshine Coast’s boutiques, salons and spas for Mum’s Day gifts that are sure to delight.

Maddison woven slides, available in multiple colours, $139, Mikimi Resortwear, 5477 7134

Aqua Blu Swimwear has just arrived at Cozie. Designed and styled in Australia with the world in mind, Aqua Blu’s collections speak to all. Cozie Swimwear, 5437 2523

Midnight Blue Chelsea’s jumpsuit, $120, Mikimi Resortwear 5477 7134

9-carat white gold oval aquamarine & diamond cluster ring, $2700, Avenue J Jewellery, 5444 4422

Brave + True. Everley long vest, Gingers Boutique, Mooloolaba 5373 6476, & Buderim, 5373 6398 Queensland’s own Rohr Remedy Desert Lime Body Moisturiser, $39.95, Coast Store, 0423 247 372

Three in one! The Maria bag includes two other satchels/ purses, $110, Think Pinq, 5478 4001

This large range of contemporary jewellery by Daniel Bentley (Danish design, Australian artistry) is the perfect gift for Mother’s Day. And for the opal lover, check out the handcrafted Australian opal jewellery. The Opalcutter, 5442 9598

MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL! Book mum in for a deluxe manicure or a deluxe pedicure and receive a complimentary Salt Cave experience. Enjoy full beauty services and massages in the unique setting of the Salt Caves Mooloolaba. Mooloolaba Salt Caves, 5444 1339 Bring this ad in to redeem this special!


Versatile Queenslanddesigned linen cami, $139, Coast Store, 0423 247 372


Baby Golden Glow ring, $69, May & Brant Fashion and Living, 0438 103 211

This Mother’s Day Lulu’s would love to pamper you! New client shampoo, style cut & blowdry, $65, normally, from $85 (limited time, new clients only) 5451 0251

STOCKISTS: Avenue J Jewellery, Shop 14, Zanzibar Resort, 47-51 Mooloolaba Esplanade, 5444 4422, Coast Store, 67 The Esplanade, Maroochydore, 0423 247 372, Cozie Swimwear, 38 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, 5437 2523, Gingers Boutique, 2/56 Burnett Street, Buderim, 5373 6398 and The Wharf Mooloolaba, 123 Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba, 5373 6476, Lulu’s Hair on Buderim, 7/65 Burnett Street, Buderim, 5451 0251,, May & Brant Fashion & Living, Shop 220, 304-312 David Low Way, Bli Bli, 0438 103 211, Mikimi Resortwear, Shop 30, The Wharf, 123 Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba, 5477 7134 Mooloolaba Salt Caves, Shop 5, 21 Smith Street, Mooloolaba, 5444 1339,, The Opalcutter, 4/171-183 Main Street, Montville, 5442 9598, Think Pinq, 113 Sirocco Resort, 59-75 Mooloolaba Esplanade, 5478 4001.

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SHOP LOCAL PROMOTION The gorgeous LJC Designs is now stocked at May & Brant Fashion and Living, 0438 103 211

Purchase any Coeur de Lion necklet & receive earrings for free (hurry as limited earrings are available), Buderim Jewellers, 5445 1039

Coeur de Lion necklet, $385

Claire Woman shirt, $120, Front Covergirl Boutique, 5491 7788 Spoil mum with a beautiful timepiece from Define Watches. The elegant Fenna by German watchmaker Bruno Söhnle features a pristine white dial with diamond studs that add sparkle any time of the day or night, $1550 Define Watches, 5447 4643 9 9-carat white gold diamon diamond nd Tiffany-style ring, $1295, Avenue J Jewellery, 5444 4422 Claire Woman denim jacket, $230, Front Covergirl Boutique, 5491 7788 Round earrings, inq, $35, Think Pinq, 5478 4001 Happy Mother’s Day! Eyes on Buderim has a lovely selection of glasses accessories from cases to fashion chains and magnifiers, or why not give Mum a gift voucher to put towards her next glasses/sunglasses purchase, Eyes on Buderim, 5477 0293

This lightweight, reversible, 90 per cent down, 10 per cent feather jacket is perfect for travel, Sassi on Duporth, 5443 8484 THE NAIL STUDIO BUDERIM

Elms + King New York shoulder bag, $99.95, Soul Diva, Buderim, 5456 4111

Rollie Derby lace-up in beige pony with black spot, Soul Diva, 5456 4111

Merino Mink poncho, $189, Sedgwick’s Boutique, 5445 5034

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storewide Mesop Botanical peasant top, reduced to $139, Olive & Co, 5444 7631

Deanna will personalise her service to choose the right nail enhancement for you, to ensure your hands and feet look beautiful. Gift vouchers available! 0418 257 192

Give the gift of beautiful botanical-based DMK skin products this Mother’s Day Katie Lawrence & Co, 0411 088 069

STOCKISTS: Avenue J Jewellery, Shop 14, Zanzibar Resort, 47-51 Mooloolaba Esplanade, 5444 4422, Buderim Jewellers, 6/67 Burnett Street, Buderim, 5445 1039, Define Watches, Shop 5, 2 Quamby Place, Noosa Heads, 5447 4643, Eyes on Buderim, 7/29 Main Street, Buderim, 5477 0293, Front Covergirl Boutique, 1/33 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, 5491 7788, Katie Lawrence + Co, 110 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba, 0411 088 069, May & Brant Fashion & Living, Shop 220, 304-312 David Low Way, Bli Bli, 0438 103 211, Olive & Co, Shop 7, 47-51 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba, 5444 7631. Sassi on Duporth, 1 Duporth Ave, Maroochydore, 5443 8484, Sedgwick’s Boutique, Shop 5, 47 Burnett Street, Buderim, 5445 5034,, Soul Diva, 10/45 Burnett Street, Buderim, 5456 4111. The Nail Studio Buderim, 5/65 Burnett Street, Buderim, 0418 257 192, Think Pinq, 113 Sirocco Resort, 59-75 Mooloolaba Esplanade, 5478 4001.

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FAMILY FRIENDLY The Sunshine Coast’s own Oriana Choir is proud to bring you the magnificent oratorio presentation of Mendelssohn’s Elijah in collaboration with the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra. Mendelssohn’s choral and orchestral masterwork depicts events in the life of the Biblical prophet Elijah, with lyrics based directly on the text of the Old Testament books of I and II Kings. Oriana is no stranger to performing major choral works and this time will be under the directorship of world-renowned choral conductor Jonathan Grieves-Smith. The performance is part of The Events Centre’s re-opening celebrations and will be held on May 18 at 7pm. Tickets are available at


SONGS OF HOPE Australian country music star Sarah Storer has released a new album.


ustralian singer, songwriter and performer Sara Storer is hitting the road off the back of releasing her seventh studio album Raindance. The ARIA and 21 Golden Guitar award-winning artist has recently signed with Universal Music Australia and will be coming to the Sunshine Coast as part of an extensive three-month tour. “Music is great therapy and while our nation waits on rain let’s dance and sing this drought away,” Ms Storer says. “As a songwriter, we can often find ourselves writing stories with a heavy heart whether it be about ourselves or of others.

“Raindance is a song of hope. It also sends a message of coming together through dance and song. “So with regard to the drought, and the endless hardships of Aussie farmers, I felt it time to write a song of hope. A song that can lift out spirits during the nations wait for rain.” You can see Ms Storer IN THE perform Raindance and many other songs from her latest album when she appears at the Caloundra RSL on May 11 at 7.30pm. To buy tickets and find our more go to


Four Pillars Gin is heading to the Noosa Food & Wine Festival for a long weekend of masterclasses, parties, great food and wine and gin drinks. Along with gin and tonics, Four Pillars will be in the Festival Village serving up its signature Noosa cocktail, Tan Lines, a mix of Four Pillars Modern Australian Gin, coconut Le Tan, kaffir lime and citrus. The festival will be held from May 16 to 20. For a full program of events, visit



One of Nambour’s favourite cocktail lounges is now opening as an espresso bar during the day. The Bison Bar has become a destination over the past four years, largely due to its attention to flavour, friendly customer service and the unique space the owners have furnished with their personal collection. The introduction of the signature Bison Beans blend and new professional barista means the venue is now a pumping coffee haunt during the day. If you haven’t yet discovered this hidden gem, then check it out.

FRIDAY, MAY 3 Graema Jensen, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 6pm The Crikeys, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 6.30pm SoulFixx Band, Club Kawana, 7.30pm Big Whoops + Venice On Fire, Solbar, 8pm Flintlock, Beerwah Hotel, 8.30pm To The Skies, Palmwoods Hotel, 8.30pm Oskar Campbell, Coolum Surf Club, 9pm

SATURDAY, MAY 4 Joe Murphy, Eumundi Markets, 9am Niq Reefman, Eumundi Markets, 9am Brown Trouts, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 12pm Back 2 Back, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 6.30pm Roy Morris, Club Kawana, 6.30pm Maddi Clarke, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 6.30pm King Coaster, Solbar, 8pm Masters Of Rock, Beerwah Hotel, 8.30pm No Right Turn, Palmwoods Hotel, 8.30pm The Crikeys Duo, Coolum Surf Club, 9pm Dan England Band, Maroochy RSL, 9pm

SUNDAY, MAY 5 Garry Hudson, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 1pm Sunday Session: Robby Fry, Maroochy RSL, 1pm Chris Ramsay, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 1pm Charlie Roy, Glass House Brewery, 2.30pm Rob Edwards, Solbar, 7pm

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 Garry Carlon, Caloundra Power Boat Club, 5.30pm Open mic, Solbar, 7pm * as supplied

LOCAL TAP TAKEOVER Grab your mates and head down to The Wharf Mooloolaba this weekend as popular venue The Dock stages its Local Tap Takeover event. Held from Friday, May 3 to Monday, May 6, the festival of beer will include 16 different products from 11 local breweries, including Glass House Brewery, 10 Toes, Brouhaha, Heads of Noosa and Your Mates. Be sure to take advantage of the extensive food menu as The Dock specialises in smoked meats and charcoal grill meals. For more information, visit




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Beloved ’80s band Eurogliders, starring Grace Knight, Bernie Lynch and a full band, will take to the stage in The Brewery at The Imperial Hotel Eumundi. The Eurogliders story begins in 1981, in Perth. Within a decade of forming, the band had recorded four albums, enjoyed a multitude of chart-topping singles and been awarded a swag of music and video awards from around the globe. Eurogliders truly began as a love story


I LOVE MY MUM BECAUSE Author: Petra James and Alissa Dinallo Publisher: Pan Macmillan RRP: $14.99 Reviewer: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane

between a songwriter and a singer, both of whom had their own bands. Today, some 25 years later, the relationship between that singer and that songwriter may have changed, but the love of performing and their enduring friendship continues every night on stage. You can experience their magic at a performance at The Brewery on May 10 at 7.30pm. Tickets are available through

If you are looking for something unique, special and unlike anything your mum has been gifted before, you should get your hands on a copy of the book I Love My Mum Because. This beautiful work is an interactive picture book designed with children aged between three and seven in mind. This book is for the child and their mum and is jam-packed with activities the pair can do together, including drawing, colouring and making notes to truly personalise it. For an added element of surprise, you can grab the book and fill it out with another caregiver and then present it already completed to mum for Mother’s Day or for any other special occasion.

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A MORE AUTHENTIC HONG KONG If you want to see the real Hong Kong, visit Sham Shui Po, where stories linger in the air, waiting to be told. WORDS: Matt Encarnacion, AAP.


It won’t take long to fit in with the locals, however – especially if you begin your visit with a foodie tour. Which is how the late Anthony Bourdain may have felt when he visited family-owned Lau Sum Kee midway through last year, a link the residents have been proud of to this day. A newspaper clipping with a photo of Bourdain and owner Lau Fat-Cheong is displayed on the front window, which, if you peer through, you’ll find matriarch Mrs Lau

he seemingly never-ending shopping lanes, the search for the best dim sum, and of course, the lavish horse racing days have always made Hong Kong one of the hottest stops in Asia. But Sham Shui Po, they say, is where you go to experience the real Hong Kong. Take the 30-minute train ride and you’ll be whisked to a modest, if not poor, neighbourhood that feels a world apart from the city.

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kneading noodles. It’s what she’s been doing since her husband brought his three-generation-old methods over from Guangzhou in the 1930s, which resulted in today’s shopfront. The Michelin-recommended eatery is famous for making its noodles with a bamboo pole. The family business is a theme that runs through just about ever corner of Sham Shui Po. From wet markets, to haberdashery stores and second-hand goods stalls, there is a rich sense of family history waiting to be discovered in every street. Often people are literally waiting to tell you the story. “That’s what’s so interesting about this neighbourhood,” says Patricia Choi, who runs Wontonmeen, a creative residence in a high-rise built by her grandfather. Choi was an unwilling resident of Sham Shui Po. Having moved into the building to be closer to the city where she studied interior architecture, there were times she felt unsafe. She says she never tried to understand the neighbourhood, at least not initially. But she slowly pieced together a hub for aspiring creatives; a community to beat the ever-rising rental affordability crisis. Wontonmeen now features a coffee shopfront, funky communal space, and a 12-bed hostel. Controversially, each bed is designed with cages in reference to a sensitive period as recent as 20 years ago where low-income people lived in caged beds.

“My impression was this community of single men taking care of each other. So I guess my impression of caged homes were a bit romanticised,” she says. While Choi has never promoted the beds as a “caged home”, she describes them as “authentic”. “The mesh also provides ventilation and flexibility depending on one’s preference on privacy. It is also functional as hangers of one’s personal items,” she says. “One padlock solves the security problem and the visibility ensures no one is dying without it being known. I think it’s a learning experience and I still think it’s quite a unique design that you can’t find in Ikea or anywhere else in the world.”

IF YOU GO: GETTING THERE Cathay Pacific flies to Hong Kong from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Visit STAYING THERE A bed at Wontonmeen hostel will set you back around $A40 a day. For more info, visit: For a more upscale experience, the Jervois hotel in Sheung Wan is away from the hustle and bustle of central Hong Kong. Part of the reputable National Hotels chain, rooms can be had at around $A350 per night and come with their own travel phone. More info:

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FIVE STAR INDIA Highlights Delhi • Agra • Jaipur Includes Return international flights • Seven nights in five-star hotel accommodation • Daily breakfast • English speaking local tour guides • Sightseeing & monument entry fees • Transportation by A/C coach • Return airport transfers Valid for travel Selected dates until 23 April 2020

9-day cultural tour from $2,199*pp (typically $3,799pp)

VIETNAM & SINGAPORE Highlights Singapore • Hanoi • Halong Bay • Hoi An • Ho Chi Minh City • Vung Tau Includes Return international flights • One additional one-way international flight from Singapore to Hanoi • Two internal flights: Hanoi to Da Nang and Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City • Overnight stay on a traditional junk boat in Halong Bay • 13 nights four-star hotel accommodation • Many meals • English speaking local tour guides • Transportation by A/C coach • Return airport transfers Valid for travel Selected dates until 26 May 2020

16-day highlights tour from $3,049*pp (typically $4,049pp)

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*Conditions apply: Prices are per person twin share based on standard package adult fares in AUD ex BNE. Prices are correct as at 12 Mar 19 & are subject to change without notice & availability at time of booking. Seasonal surcharges & single supplements may apply & prices may vary due to currency fluctuations & changes to taxes & surcharges. Offer valid for sale until 01 Jun 19, unless sold out prior. Valid for new bookings only & not combinable with any other offers. Full payment is required at the time of booking due to this offer being heavily discounted & available for a limited time only. Further conditions may apply. Booking, cancellation & credit card service fees may apply. ATAS No. A10430.

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THE PRICE IS RIGHT Styling can really help to maximise the sale price of your property. Here are 10 tips to get you on the right track. through your property at an open home? Belinda Litster, owner of Chez B, styles homes across the Sunshine Coast. She shares her top 10 tips with My Property Preview. These small adjustments to your property could lead to big returns once you place your property on the market.



ight seconds. That’s how long it takes prospective buyers to decide whether or not they have an emotional connection with a home, and as any property expert will tell you, this connection is the key to getting the best price. Creating this connection, where the buyer can see themselves living in your home, will increase their desire to own it. When you couple this with competition and demand for your property, especially in an auction environment, you will have multiple offers or bids on your property, giving you the opportunity to secure the best possible price. So how do you ensure that you are making an instant impression on people looking

Say goodbye to the oversized sofa, the clutter and too much furniture in the room. But leaving a room empty can be just as detracting to a buyer. An empty room gives no place of reference for size. Styling rooms with furniture that is in proportion helps a buyer visualise how they can arrange their own furniture in the property.

2. THINK ABOUT FURNITURE PLACEMENT – When you enter a room, you scan it from left to right, just like reading a book. If you place the tallest piece of furniture in the far-left corner, the room will appear larger. By contrast, the closer the taller and larger pieces of furniture are to the entryway, the smaller the room will appear.

3. THE RULE OF THREE – Stylists swear by the golden rule of accessories in threes,


fives or nines. Arranging items of varying heights in odd numbers forces the eye to move around a space and makes the overall experience more natural. Wherever in your home that you want to create a focal point and show off your property’s best features.

7. MIRRORS CREATE THE ILLUSION OF SPACE – Mirrors can make rooms



of your best features is the view from your living room window, you don’t want to place a piece of furniture in front of it. Instead, angle a chair facing out to show your buyer how they could sit in it to enjoy the view while relaxing. Have a fireplace? Make sure your furniture is styled around it to create that dream for your buyer of sitting there on long winter nights.

Sometimes a stylist will advise their client to remove curtains altogether, especially if the windows themselves are divine. But if you are keeping them, consider hanging your curtains from just below the ceiling instead of just above the window frame. This visually adds height to an otherwise average-sized room.


style gives a sense of continuity and calm that prospective buyers will remember. If the living space is contemporary, then make the rest of the rooms contemporary too. Stick with one style throughout.

Yes, one can have too many rugs in a room. Unbroken floor space makes any room look larger, so, except for anchoring a conversation area, ditch the rugs.

6. THE POWER OF CONSISTENT COLOUR – Having the same pops of colour weave throughout your property creates flow and allows your buyer to move easily from one room to the next.

appear larger than they are. They also have the added bonus of allowing a buyer to catch a glimpse of themselves in the mirror and they will literally see themselves in your property.

9. FIND A STYLE THAT WORKS AND STICK TO IT – Consistency of furniture

10. LET THE LIGHT IN – Light is king when selling – the more the better. Light creates happy endorphins, gives the illusion of space and creates a beautiful ambience in any property.


138 Shurvell Road, Hunchy


Renovated single level home incl brand new kitchen Attached sunroom opening onto large pool & deck area Indoor/Outdoor entertaining that will surely impress Private hinterland outlook surrounded by nature Some boundary fencing in place & suitable for a horse Massive rear bays to house the boat/van and trailer

Price: Offers from $865,000 considered



Inspect: Sat 11:00am View: outstandingagents.comau/20175548 Steve G Pery 0448 884 093 RE/MAX Property Sales

91 Paynters Creek Road, Rosemount


Beautifully presented home with wrap round decks Private & secluded outlook onto farmland & range Landscaped gardens that are easy to maintain Lots of parking plus free standing shed/garage Semi rural location on town water supply Potential for dual living or teen retreat

Price: : Offers from $600,000


Inspect: Sat 10:00 - 10:30am View: Steve G Pery 0448 884 093 RE/MAX Property Sales

ADDRESS 50 Lowe Street Nambour QLD 4560

Each office independently owned and operated

OFFICE 5470 7000

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Residence 2/ 25 Maltman Street South, Kings Beach - Residence three and four now sold, limited opportunities remain - 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 Moreton Island 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

3 Sale $1,525,000 View Saturday & Sunday 10-10.30am



Jake Mackay 0430 283 293 Andrew Garland 0403 851 777

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rand new and featuring 330m2 of luxury living, residence two offers stunning views to the Glass House Mountains and ocean glimpses. Designed for a lowmaintenance lifestyle, all three levels are serviced by private lift and feature contemporary interiors. The main living area connects to the outdoor entertaining with courtyard. The kitchen features striking concrete benches, matte black cabinetry, butler’s pantry and integrated wine fridge. The main bedroom offers walk-in robe and ensuite. The elevated position captures coastal breezes. Kings Beach is a short walk.

Real Estate

2/25 MALTMAN STREET SOUTH, KINGS BEACH 3 bed, 2+ bath, 3 car $1,525,000 Ray White Caloundra 5491 5055 Jake Mackay 0430 283 293 Andrew Garland 0403 851 777

5442 1888 Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE

BRAND NEW: Off the plan. Completion before Christmas 2019(approx.). Quality Coast builder, renowned for his style and living design, this duplex will tick all the boxes. BUYER INTEREST Easy care living, seamless flow to alfresco terraces, privacy maximised, 3brms, 2bath, open FROM $399,000 EA plan living, DLUG. Enquire today BLI BLI: 71/171-203 DAVID LOW WAY. Water views, 2brms, 2bath, covered deck, Tennis Courts, swimming pool, community centre and barbecues + more!

SAT. 11 – 11.40 $297,000

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

SAT. 11 – 11.40

NAMBOUR: 48 WATERFALL RD. Well positioned, huge 1103m2 crnr block, highset 3bed, 2bath, 3 car home, generous sized living, huge back deck, 3kw Solar

SAT. 11 – 11.40 $449,000

with shed/man cave, 4bed, 2bath, 2car. Large outdoor entertaining

SAT. 11 – 11.40 $547,000

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. 12 – 12.40 $519,000

DIDDILLIBAH: 102 DIDDILLIBAH RD. Discreet, Private 1.4 Acre retreat. 4bdrms, 2bath, 2car, 3 separate living areas. Passionately landscaped, i/ground pool

SAT. 12 – 12.40 REDUCED! $759,000

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


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

SAT. 1 – 1.40 BUYER INT. FROM $679,000

WOOMBYE: 15 COLONIAL WAY. Immaculately presented family home. 4brms, 2bath,2car, ig pool, potential dual living. Bushland backdrop.. many extras!

SAT. 2 – 2.40 MID $500,000!

LAND FOR SALE: A variety to choose from. Woombye, Nambour and Palmwoods. All centrally located, newly established, quality estates. Residential blocks to build your new home on. Enquire today! Be Quick!


WOOMBYE: 4 PAYNTER PARK DR. Immaculate, modern family home on level block

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

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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 4th May 10am - 10.30am & Sunday 5th May 10am - 10.30am

For the home chef, the kitchen is as beautiful as it is functional. Sleek cabinetry and a huge butler’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

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AUCTION UNPARALLELED IN EVERY WAY - 6 STAR INTERNATIONAL RESORT STYLE MASTERPIECE 11 Tantula Road East, Alexandra Headland Those searching for a piece of gold in the ‘Golden Triangle’ needn’t keep looking, this one is the real thing - pure, solid gold. Six-star, resort-style living at its absolute best - all just a short stroll from the patrolled beach and restaurant district. A truly magnificent residence that is unparalleled in every way. A stunning fusion of high-end commercialgrade engineering and building quality, coupled with the contemporary design of a 6-star international resort. Boasting magnificent North East ocean views on a large 1,214m2 block, this one offers a lifestyle of pure indulgence, yet the home also enjoys that really lovely feel that one only appreciates upon a viewing.


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Commercial grade high-end engineering & build quality Ducted air-conditioning, C-bus, Cat 5 wiring Vacumaid plus 3-phase power Massive 1,214m2 (double block) Outstanding North-East ocean views Stroll to beach, cafes & shops Soundproofed cinema, pool room, wet bar & double office Soaring ceilings & glass expanses plus blackbutt floors


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Auction: On-site Saturday 25th May at 2pm Inspect: Saturday 4th May at 11-11.45am Craig Porter 0411 554 880

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MASSIVE HOME - MASSIVE VIEWS - MASSIVE OPPORTUNTITY - WILL BE SOLD 20 Pacific Boulevard, Buddina You just can’t beat the location of this beachside family home. Not only are you situated metres from one of the Coast’s best surf beaches but you are also metres from the popular La Balsa Park and river with deep water ocean access right there. Designed to capture the North Easterly aspect, you will be impressed as you walk through this solid suspended concrete home. Designed by Stephen Kidd and winning the house of the year in 1994, you will not believe the home is 25 years old.

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Price: Expressions of Interest Closing 9th May at 5pm Inspect: Saturday 4th May 12-12.45pm Wednesday 8th May 5-5.30pm Rebecca Fletcher 0404 866 358

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111 Main Creek Road, Tanawha Sitting perfectly on this slightly elevated 1.27 hectare site, this property is perfect for a home business or somewhere to store all the toys. As you enter through the front gates you are greeted with a solid, well-built Colonial style home set back from the road on the block to maximise privacy. With so much on offer, the property has 4 good sized bedrooms two bathrooms and a huge open plan kitchen, space is no issue with this property

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Auction: On Site, Saturday 25th May at 1pm Inspect: Saturday 4th May at 11-11.30am Richard Scrivener 0416 799 188 Craig Porter 0411 554 880


5/156 Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore The property on offer is unit 5 of just 6 which is becoming harder and harder to find. Offering direct access to the water via a private jetty and boasting outstanding views to Cotton Tree, Maroochydore and North to Mount Coolum. With private lift access, you are greeted by an open floor plan, with large living, dining and large kitchen which open fully and seamlessly to an expansive waterfront balcony enjoying stunning North Easterly views.


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Price: Offers from the mid $1 millions Inspect: Saturday 4th May at 12-12.30pm Richard Scrivener 0416 799 188 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222


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AUCTION RESORT STYLE LIVING ON 1,727M2 IN THE HEART OF MOOLOOLABA 31 Candlewood Close, Mooloolaba A rare opportunity presents to aquire a beautiful retreat in one of the Sunshine Coast’s most celebrated lifestyle locations. Set on an enviable 1,727m2 allotment (nearly ½ an acre) and positioned just 1.6km to Mooloolaba Beach featuring a full tennis court, in-ground pool, gazebo and open plan living with a separate lounge complete with fireplace. This property will delight any family in need of a little extra room to grow and play with the sizeable outdoor area matched equally with the open and spacious interior.


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Price: Forthcoming Auction Inspect: Saturday 4th May 1-1.45pm Carmel La Macchia 0400 300 545 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222


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TOP LOCATION This a This award-winning ward d-winning g beachside de ffamily amily enjoys home enj joy ys an unbeatable location on near surf beaches and Las Balsa park. Spread over three levels, the lower level contains a double garage, huge rumpus room with a kitchenette and bathroom, which you could easily convert into a separate self-contained flat, and an in-ground pool. With balconies that take in the sweeping views, there’s plenty of room to entertain guests. Great value.

20 PACIFIC BOULEVARD, BUDDINA 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Expressions of Interest closing May 9, 5pm Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Rebecca Fletcher 0404 866 358

QUIET AND SPACIOUS Masterfully built as a premiere display property, this stunning Dwyer Quality home represents the pinnacle of modern stylish design. Completed with every desired amenity, this gorgeous property boasts water views in a sought-after and convenient locale. Features of the home include an open plan living and dining area, media room, large bedrooms and bathrooms across two levels, ducted air conditioning and a covered outdoor area with a low maintenance yard. The gourmet kitchen is fitted with top-end appliances and stone surfaces. The home is located in a quiet street and is close to beaches, hospitals, restaurants and parks.



4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car





• Large master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and generous ensuite • Three Separate living areas • Fully equipped theatre room with screen, projector, surround sound system and reclining chairs • Designer kitchen with stainless steel appliances, ample bench/ cupboard space and pantry • Stylish bi-fold doors lead to the outdoor entertaining area with BBQ kitchen, 2 pac cabinetry and stone benchtops • Office or study for the home business or kids homework

Platinum Properties Sunshine Coast 5437 8806 Steve Turner 0412 679 488 Victoria Daw 0418 811 162


8,295 sqm

OPEN Saturday 10.30 - 11am PRICE $799,000

Brenden Southey 0417 633 035 Debbie Parsell 0407 589 859



Located in the beautiful area of Cotton Tree and just walking distance to the river and beach, this contemporary 2 bedroom unit is a perfect opportunity for first home buyers, investors or owner occupiers looking to down size.

Price: Offers Over $375,000 Inspect: Saturday 4th May 1-1.30pm



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For Sale | $1,899,000

BUDERIM 8-10 Grant Street





FOR SALE $1,899,000 VIEW Saturday 4th May 2-2.30pm Wednesday 8th May 1-2pm

Old-World Grace, New-World Comforts! Now Well Below Replacement Cost!! Iconic Buderim residence in prestigious leafy pocket on 2486m2 double block with a perfect northern aspect showcasing 180° views sweeping from ocean to mountains, 7 bedrooms, custom designed home office with separate entrance, 4 bathrooms, formal and casual living areas, expansive alfresco terrace overlooking stunning 12 metre glass walled pool, triple lock up garage, gym/multipurpose room, private setting, easy access to 23-acre Foote Sanctuary with its walking tracks, just minutes to Buderim village, less than 10 minutes to Maroochydore & coast beaches This is next level’ in every sense and will appeal to buyers in the prestige market who value location, character, privacy, views, and versatility in design - this truly has the lot. Don’t miss this opportunity to secure this exceptional property, it may be a once in a lifetime’ chance to make it yours.

Jay Sherwell 0434 552 025

0415 888 531

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AUCTION On-site Saturday 4th May 12pm VIEW Saturday 4th May prior to Auction from 11.30am

Stunning Makeover, Charm Filled Classic! This classic Alexandra Headland beach house has undergone a stunning comprehensive renovation that truly makes it shine, without compromising its original charm and charisma; with a prized northeast aspect and glorious ocean views, it offers the quintessential Alex lifestyle, in the coveted Golden Triangle, that’s sought by so many. Over two levels, the home is complete with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, three separate living areas, elegant brand new entertainer’s kitchen, covered upper deck showcasing sparkling ocean views, lower alfresco terrace, home office/gym, study, laundry, and oversized double lock up garage with room for jet-ski/boat or third car (tandem), on a flat 892m2 block with a huge child/pet friendly backyard and room for a pool.

Jay Sherwell

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Full renovation, Best address, Price slashed. YOU WIN! Make no mistake, this home has been beautifully renovated right throughout transforming it to a showcase home located in one of the very best addresses in the area AND the sellers need it sold yesterday. This is a genuine opportunity not to be missed. Large open living areas, spacious bedrooms, designer kitchen and bathrooms to die for, gated side access for the boat or van, manicured 700m2 level fenced yard with a park and lake only a few doors down you’ll literally kick yourself if you miss this one. Sellers are already committed elsewhere so they must sell NOW! INSPECT Saturdays 4th May12.00-12.45pm FIRST NATIONAL SIPPY DOWNS 07 5450 1515 GAVIN FLATON 0414 826 687 WEB

Beerwah - 5494 6444 Caloundra - 5438 2166

Kuluin - 5446 6186

Maroochydore - 5443 3377 Mooloolaba - 5444 0800 Nambour - 5441 1344 Sippy Downs - 5450 1515

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...

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

4/82 BEACH PARADE, MAROOCHYDORE Passed in – 2 bed, 2 bath, 2 car McGrath 5450 8000 Glennis Schindler 0412 737 324 Carlie Penn 0417 771 702


OFFERS OVER $539,000





Josh Sherwell 0415 888 531

82 MONS SCHOOL ROAD, MONS Passed in – offers over $1,195,000 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Prime Property 5445 6722 Bevan Horsnell 0412 512 257 Brenden Southey 0417 633 035



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36 LEIGHA PLACE, KUREELPA $550,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 4 car Carolans First National Real Estate, Vanessa Brunton

HEADLAND Auction on site Saturday May 4 @12pm Property Today 5444 2222 Jay Sherwell 0434 552 025

1 BENNETT STREET, MOFFAT BEACH Sold post auction for $4,800,000

Well Presented Family Home in Quiet Street Don’t miss out the opportunity to buy this home positioned in a quiet street of Kuluin and close to schools, transport, and local shops. * Very well kept brick and tile home of 10 years of age * 3 large bedrooms + study off entry * The master bedroom having an ensuite and walk in robe * 2 separate spacious living zones * Good size modern kitchen with plenty of cupboard space * Large private under cover entertaining area. * Security screens and fans throughout * Large double lock up garage * Landscaped gardens * Fully fenced, low maintenance yard INSPECT Saturday 4th May 10.00-10.30am FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5443 3377 SHANE PURSSELL 0402 012 142 WEB

4 bed, 2 bath, 6 car 32A RIDGEVIEW PLACE, WOOMBYE $690,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Carolans First National Real Estate, Vanessa Brunton

Ray White Caloundra 5491 5055 Tom Garland 0412 161 123 10B KING STREET, KINGS BEACH SOLD UNDER THE HAMMER FOR $1,485,000 5 bed, 4 bath, 2 car Ray White Caloundra 5491 5055 Andrew Garland 0403 851 77

48 TANTULA ROAD EAST, ALEXANDRA HEADLAND $1,850,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group, Richard Scrivener & Loren Wimhurst

13 PANAMA COURT, KAWANA ISLAND Passed in – offers over $1,900,000 5 bed, 3 bath, 3 car McGrath 5450 8000 Geoff Ohmsen 0412 103 147

14 PANAMUNA CRESCENT, BUDERIM $530,000 / 4 bed, 1 bath, 2 car Century 21, Grant Smith *As supplied by contributing real estate agencies

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12 PRISTINE FENCED 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 4th 1-1.30pm Sunday 5th 1-1.30pm Wednesday 8th 1-1.30pm 3 BED | 2 BATH | 8 CAR Address: 90 Shurvell Rd HUNCHY Price: $895,000

Craig Barnby 0427 533 731

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6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Gardening Australia. 8.30 Killing Eve. (M) Eve and the team make a break in the case. 9.15 Silent Witness. (M) Blood is found in the boot of David’s car. 10.15 ABC Late News. 10.45 The Business.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Better Homes And Gardens. 8.30 MOVIE Avengers: Age Of Ultron. (2015) (M) Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans. The Avengers battle a genocidal robot. 11.30 To Be Advised.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 8. Cronulla Sharks v Melbourne Storm. From Shark Park, Sydney. 9.45 Friday Night Knock Off. 10.45 MOVIE Three Kings. (1999) (MA15+) George Clooney. Four soldiers follow a map to gold in Iraq.

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Living Room. 8.30 Motor Racing. Supercars Championship. Round 5. Day 1. 10.00 Hughesy, We Have A Problem. (M) 11.00 The Graham Norton Show. (M)

6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 SBS World News. 7.35 Coast New Zealand: Christchurch. (PG) Neil visits Christchurch and Banks Peninsula. 8.30 MOVIE Babel. (2006) (MA15+) Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett. The lives of four groups of strangers collide.


6pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco. (M) 8.15 Call The Midwife. (PG) Rumours spread about a sailor with smallpox. 9.15 Fearless. (M) Kevin’s retrial begins. 10.05 Miniseries: Black Work. (M)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 MOVIE Guardians Of The Galaxy. (2014) (PG) Chris Pratt. 9.30 MOVIE Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer. (2007) (PG) Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba. An alien being menaces Earth. 11.30 The Goldbergs. (PG)

6pm Nine News Saturday. 7.00 LEGO Masters. (PG) 8.50 MOVIE Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. (2016) (M) Felicity Jones. A group of resistance ďŹ ghters joins together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star. 11.30 MOVIE Stargate: The Ark Of Truth. (2008) (M)

6pm Jamie’s Quick & Easy Food. 7.00 Bondi Rescue. (PG) Harrison’s life is put on the line. 7.30 Ambulance Australia. (M) 8.30 Motor Racing. Supercars Championship. Round 5. Perth SuperNight. Day 2. From Barbagallo Raceway, Perth. 10.30 NCIS: New Orleans. (M)

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.35 Extreme Railway Journeys: The Train In Spain. Part 2 of 4. 8.30 Great British Railway Journeys: Ayr To Stewarton. Presented by Michael Portillo. 9.00 Soccer. EPL. Manchester City v Leicester City. From City Of Manchester Stadium.


6.30pm Ask The Doctor: Stress Relief. 7.00 ABC News Sunday. 7.40 Miniseries: Agatha Christie’s The ABC Murders. (M) Part 1 of 3. 8.40 Vera. (M) Part 4 of 4. 10.10 Line Of Duty. (MA15+) A criminal is killed by the authorities. 11.10 Silent Witness. (M)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 House Rules. (PG) Hosted by Johanna Griggs. 8.30 Sunday Night. Current affairs program, hosted by Melissa Doyle. 9.30 Fyre Fraud. (M) A look at the disastrous 2017 Fyre Festival. 11.30 The Blacklist. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 LEGO Masters. (PG) 8.40 60 Minutes. 9.40 Australian Crime Stories: The Skull – Australia’s Most Ruthless Cop. (MA15+) 10.40 Killer On The Line. (M) 11.40 Cops UK: Body Cam Squad. (M)

6pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 6.30 The Sunday Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 9.00 Hughesy, We Have A Problem. (M) Hosted by Dave Hughes. 10.00 NCIS. (M) 11.00 Motor Racing. Supercars Championship. Round 5. Perth SuperNight. Day 3. Highlights.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.35 David Baddiel On The Silk Road: Into The Wild. (PG) Part 2 of 4. 8.30 WACO: Madman Or Messiah? (M) Part 1 of 2. 10.10 Native America: Cities Of The Sky. (PG) Part 3 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 House Rules. (PG) Hosted by Johanna Griggs. 9.00 9-1-1. (MA15+) Maddie goes missing. 10.00 Criminal Minds. (M) 11.00 The Latest: Seven News.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 LEGO Masters. 8.40 20 To One. (M) Hosted by Erin Molan and Nick Cody. 9.40 100% Footy. (M) 10.40 The Closer. (M) 11.40 An Hour To Save Your Life. (M)

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Aust. 8.40 2018 Montreal Comedy Festival. 9.40 The Graham Norton Show. (M) 10.40 Hughesy, We Have A Problem. (M) 11.40 WIN News.

6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Great American Railroad Journeys: Brooklyn To Montauk. 8.40 Michael Mosley: Trust Me, I’m A Doctor. (PG) Part 3 of 4. 9.50 24 Hours In Emergency: Altered States. (M)

6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 The Recording Studio. 8.45 Joanna Lumley’s Silk Road Adventure: Georgia And Azerbaijan. Part 2 of 4. 9.35 Prince, Son And Heir: Charles At 70.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 House Rules. (PG) Hosted by Johanna Griggs. 9.00 Andrew Denton: Interview. (M) Hosted by Andrew Denton. 10.00 The Resident. (M) 11.00 The Latest: Seven News.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 LEGO Masters. 8.40 The Big Bang Theory. (M) Penny tries to sabotage Leonard’s plan. 9.40 Timeless. (M) 10.40 Major Crimes. (M) 11.35 Real, Fake Or Unknown: Illusions. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 8.40 Mr Black. (M) A man moves in with his daughter. 9.10 NCIS. Kasie solves a 30-year-old murder case. 10.05 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) 11.00 WIN’s All Australian News.

6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Who Do You Think You Are? Jennifer Byrne. (PG) 8.30 Insight. Presented by Jenny Brockie. 9.30 Dateline. Investigates the illegal wildlife trade. 10.05 Locked Up Abroad. (MA15+)

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: Alcoholics. (M) 9.35 QI. (PG) 10.05 Mum. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 House Rules. (PG) Hosted by Johanna Griggs. 9.00 The Bay. (M) Lisa continues to search for the truth. 10.00 Criminal Minds. (M) 11.00 The Latest: Seven News.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation. (PG) 8.40 Decades: The Sensational ’80s. (M) Part 1 of 3. 9.40 New Amsterdam. (M) 10.40 Rizzoli & Isles. (M) 11.30 Mom. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 8.40 Bull. (M) The TAC assists with a civil suit. 9.40 Sports Tonight. Coverage of the latest sporting news. 10.10 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 11.10 WIN’s All Australian News.

6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.30 Going Places With Ernie Dingo. 8.00 Great British Railway Journeys. 8.35 24 Hours In Emergency: Down To Earth. (M) A cyclist is transferred to St George’s. 9.30 The Good Fight.

6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Escape From The City: Castlemaine – The Clarkes. Presented by Del Irani. 9.00 Doctor Foster. (M) Part 4 of 5. 9.55 Would I Lie To You? 10.25 ABC Late News.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 8.30 Britain’s Got Talent. (PG) Hosted by Ant and Dec. 9.50 The Latest: Seven News. 10.20 The Front Bar. (M) 11.20 Autopsy USA. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 9. Gold Coast Titans v Cronulla Sharks. From Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. 9.45 Golden Point. Post-match NRL wrap up. 10.45 Lethal Weapon. (MA15+) 11.45 The AFL Footy Show. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 MasterChef Australia. 9.45 Law & Order: SVU. (M) A woman accuses her therapist of sexual assault. 10.40 Blue Bloods. (M) 11.35 WIN News.

6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.30 Secrets Of Britain. (PG) 8.35 Secrets Of Britain: Secrets Of Westminster. (M) Explores the secrets of Westminster. 9.40 Project Blue Book. (M) 10.30 SS-GB. (MA15+)







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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. 9.30 The Office. 9.50 Upstart Crow. 10.20 Alan Partridge’s MidMorning Matters.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Border Security: Int. 8.30 Vintage Roads: Great And Small. 9.30 Charlie Luxton’s Homes By The Sea. 10.30 Building The Dream.

6pm Pawn Stars. 7.00 Friday Night Countdown. 7.30 Football. AFL. Round 7. Collingwood v Port Adelaide. 10.30 AFL Post Game Show. 11.30 World’s Most Amazing Videos.

6pm Marvel Avengers: Secret Wars. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Lady And The Tramp. (1955) (G) 8.10 MOVIE Legally Blonde. (2001) (PG) Reese Witherspoon. 10.10 MOVIE Whip It! (2009) (M) Ellen Page.

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 Keeping Up Appearances. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE Enemy At The Gates. (2001) (M) Jude Law, Ed Harris, Rachel Weisz. 11.25 The Closer. (M)

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

6pm Pointless. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 To Be Advised. 9.20 Sex And The City. (MA15+) 11.40 The Late Late Show With James Corden. (M)


7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Would I Lie To You? 8.30 Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow. 9.15 Unprotected Sets. 9.40 Comedy Next Gen.

6.30pm The Yorkshire Vet In Spring. (PG) 7.30 Mighty Cruise Ships. 8.30 Escape To The Country. 11.30 Highway Cops. (M)

7.30pm Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.00 Football. AFL. Round 7. West Coast v Gold Coast Suns. 11.00 World’s Most Amazing Videos. 12am D.U.I. 12.30 Blokesworld.

7pm MOVIE Zookeeper. (2011) (PG) Kevin James, Rosario Dawson. 9.00 MOVIE Pineapple Express. (2008) (MA15+) Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride. 11.30 Kevin Can Wait. (PG)

7pm MOVIE Lawrence Of Arabia. (1962) (PG) Peter O’Toole, Omar Sharif, Alec Guinness. 11.05 MOVIE Up Pompeii. (1971) (M) Frankie Howerd, Patrick Cargill, Michael Hordern.

6pm Cops. (PG) 6.30 Scorpion. (PG) 7.30 Soccer. A-League. Elimination final. 10.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 11.30 Hawaii Five-0. (M)

6pm Frasier. (PG) 6.30 Magnum, P.I. (PG) 7.30 Kojak. (M) 8.35 Columbo. (M) 10.35 Robotech: The New Generation. (M) 11.30 The Loop. (PG)


7.05pm Andy’s Wild Adventures. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Would I Lie To You? 8.30 Penn & Teller: Fool Us. 9.10 Dawn French Live: 30 Million Minutes. 11.10 Would I Lie To You?

6.30pm Escape To The Country. 7.30 Border Security: Australia’s Front Line. (PG) 8.30 Criminal Minds. (M) 10.30 Bones. (M) 11.30 Border Security: Australia’s Front Line. (PG)

6pm The Simpsons. (PG) 7.00 MOVIE Hot Shots! (1991) (PG) 8.40 MOVIE The Day After Tomorrow. (2004) (M) Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal. 11.10 MOVIE Mortal Kombat. (1995) (M)

6pm Marvel Avengers: Secret Wars. 6.30 MOVIE Peter Pan. (1953) (G) 8.10 MOVIE Raiders Of The Lost Ark Pt 1. (1981) (PG) 9.40 MOVIE Raiders Of The Lost Ark Pt 2. (1981) (M)

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. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 9.30 Motorcycle Racing. MotoGP. Race 4. Spanish Grand Prix. From Circuito de Jerez-Ángel Nieto, Andalucia, Spain. 11.00 48 Hours. (M)

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


7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 The Black Adder. 8.40 The Office. 9.20 Schitt’s Creek. 9.45 Schitt’s Creek. 10.05 Review With Myles Barlow. 10.35 30 Rock.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 The Vicar Of Dibley. (PG) 8.30 Lewis. (M) 10.30 Autopsy USA. (MA15+) 11.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. 7.00 Pawn Stars. 7.30 American Pickers. (PG) 8.30 Pawn Stars. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Blood Father. (2016) (MA15+) 11.00 MOVIE Deliver Us From Evil. (2014) (MA15+)

6pm LEGO Masters. (PG) 7.30 Misfit Garage. (M) 9.30 MOVIE Faster. (2010) (MA15+) Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Maggie Grace. 11.30 Kevin Can Wait. (PG)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 New Tricks. (M) 8.40 Midsomer Murders. (M) 10.50 Unforgettable. (M) 11.50 Footy Classified. (M)

6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 8.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 10.30 48 Hours: NCIS. (M) 11.30 Super Rugby Wrap.

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


7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Adam Hills: The Last Leg. 8.45 The IT Crowd. 9.10 The Office. 9.55 Inside No. 9. 10.25 Peep Show. 10.55 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 Counting Cars. (PG) 10.30 Graveyard Carz. 11.30 Road Hauks.

6.10pm LEGO Masters. 7.30 Young Sheldon. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Exit Wounds. (2001) (M) Steven Seagal. 10.30 Young Sheldon. (PG) 11.30 Science Of Stupid: Sports. (M)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 Death In Paradise. (M) 8.40 DCI Banks. (M) 10.40 Law & Order: SVU. (MA15+) 11.35 Airport Security Colombia. (PG)

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

6pm Pointless. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (PG) 7.30 Two And A Half Men. (M) 9.00 Arj Barker: Get In My Head. (M) 10.30 Charmed. 11.30 James Corden. (M)


7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Absolutely Fabulous. 8.30 Upper Middle Bogan. 9.00 The Office. 9.20 The Office. 9.40 Banged Up Abroad.

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. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 Futurama. (PG) 8.00 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.30 Family Guy. (M) 10.30 American Dad! (PG) 11.30 Housos. 12am The Travel Bug.

6.15pm LEGO Masters. 7.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. (2016) (M) Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn. 11.10 Big Bang. (PG)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 Blue Planet II. (PG) 8.40 Slender Man Stabbing: The Untold Story. (MA15+) 10.25 The Jury Speaks. (MA15+) 11.25 Earth’s Great Seasons.

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 Shanghai Knights. (2003) (M) Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson. 11.20 James Corden. (M)



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. 10.30 Schitt’s Creek. 10.55 30 Rock.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Father Brown. (M) 8.30 A Touch Of Frost. (PG) 10.30 Mighty Cruise Ships. 11.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG)

6pm American Pickers. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The A-Team. (2010) (M) Liam Neeson, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper. 11.00 MOVIE Pain & Gain. (2013) (MA15+) Mark Wahlberg.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Survivor: Edge Of Extinction. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Jaws 3. (1983) (M) Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong. 10.30 Big Bang. (PG) 11.00 Just Tattoo Of Us. (MA15+)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 Extreme Cheapskates. (PG) 8.30 Embarrassing Bodies. (M) 10.30 Rizzoli & Isles. (M) 11.30 Amazing Medical Stories. (PG)

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

6pm Pointless. (PG) 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Raymond. (PG) 7.30 Two And A Half Men. (M) 9.00 Sex And The City. (MA15+) 11.20 Sex And The City. (M) 11.55 James Corden. (M)



with MWP’s man in the water

So good they named him twice. Either that or his dad had a stutter! Yep, John John Florence killed it at Bells. Now they are on to Bali where hopefully Julian can rack up some much-needed points. Oh, and how good is Reef Heazlewood… yeeewww! Waves this weekend peeps, so get in early now the crowds have gone. Heard a lucky couple of lads scored an empty point break and smoking beach break the day after Easter. So check it early and have faith! 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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a beautiful place to live Certainly beauty is in the eye of the beholder. To some it is lush, natural landscapes, whilst others prefer views of shimmering water. For many however, the beautiful part about the Sunshine Cove lifestyle is that you are right in the heart of Maroochydore. Within easy walking distance of Sunshine Plaza, Ocean Street and the facilities a CBD brings. What beauty will you find here?


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