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The Wharf Mooloolaba and SEA LIFE are gearing up to celebrate their 30th birthday later this month. The Wharf is hosting a weekend party on August 24 and 25 with a wide range of fun activities including face painting, live music and a jumping castle. Grab the family and head on down for a day of fun. To celebrate, we have the ultimate prize to give away to one lucky reader. It includes a SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast family pass with a behind-the-scenes experience, a Whale One family pass for whale watching and a $100 dining voucher for The Dock Mooloolaba. The prize is valued at $469.
FROM THE EDITOR
t first thought, food foraging sounds like tough work. It also sounds like something only an experienced chef would have the nous to do. Think again. This ancient method of food gathering has had a resurgence, and it is something we can all get on board with. It can also be as basic or as advanced as you choose. In fact, you’ve probably already had an experience with foraging at some stage in your life. In our childhood, my brother and I spent many hours at the back of our farm, picking ripe mangoes for Mum to add to our fruit salads. We waded through the Guinea grass to reach the cool shadows beneath the tamarind tree to gather the pods. The overgrown mulberry tree, laden with the dark wild fruit, was a particular favourite and we’d spend hours in its branches, eating the sweet berries. This week, deputy editor Leigh Robshaw explores the art of foraging as part of her cover story about the Sunshine Coast’s inaugural The Curated Plate. The Sunshine Coast Council-supported festival celebrates all things foodie and it’s a huge coup for our region to welcome such a prestigious event that honours the paddock to plate concept. You can read the story on page 10. We have a jam-packed edition this week with profile stories, local news, the latest in technology, travel and property. Plus, we acknowledge the 27 finalists in this year’s Sunshine Coast Business Women’s awards with a feature on page 37. Enjoy.
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life What’s happening around the Coast this month? WORDS: Aydan Rusev
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YANDINA STREET FAIR 2019 An enjoyable way to spend a Sunday with the family, the Yandina Street Fair promises nothing but joy in a fun-filled family-friendly environment. For one day only, parents and children alike can come and experience music from local artists and bands as well as rides, food, street performers and a petting zoo. The fun starts with free entry at 11am.
7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON This exciting not-for-profit activity attracts thousands of people from around Australia every year to partake in an exhilarating day of running and family fun. Participants of all ages can run the various course distances including full marathon, half-marathon, five kilometres and two kilometres along the gorgeous Alexandra Headland coastline. Since its formation in 2012, the race has raised more than $1.5 million for charity.
Where: Town Centre, Yandina Visit: yandinastreetfair.org.au
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If you’re searching for an inspiring, educational and enjoyable experience locally, look no further than Horizon Festival, a must-see for fans of music, technology and the arts. The 10-day festival not only commemorates Australian culture, but raises the bar for entertainment on the Sunshine Coast. Acts include Tommy Little, Dave Hughes and Isaiah Firebrace. Ticket prices vary.
SEALIFE AND THE WHARF 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast and The Wharf Mooloolaba celebrate 30 successful years on the Coast. To share in the festivities, ticket prices to SEA LIFE have been discounted for August – $30 for adults and $20 for kids. The Wharf is hosting a full weekend fair, complete with face painting, live music and fireworks. Don’t miss out!
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HCC Entertainment is bringing a rockin’ tribute show of major proportions to the Coast. Featuring hits from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, this celebration of rock n’ roll is sure to have you bopping and singing along in your seat. With music from Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, Bobby Darin, Roy Orbison and many more, you don’t want to miss this entertaining and nostalgic performance. Tickets are available online or at the door.
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The call of kookaburras, the sounds of waves crashing on the beach and Men at Work’s hit song Down Under all evoke a sense of Australia, according to new research from Hearing Australia. Music and other sounds trigger memories and emotions, and are key to how humans connect to people and place. “The sounds we hear can evoke different moods and feelings and remind us of experiences that we associate with those sounds,” says Emma Scanlan, principal audiologist with Hearing Australia. With that in mind, Hearing Australia commissioned a survey to determine the sounds and songs that meant the most to Aussies. The survey found the sounds of kookaburras, the didgeridoo and waves crashing on the beach most reminded people of the country they call home. Songs like I Am Australian, I Still Call Australia Home and Down Under also captured the essence of Australia. The study also asked people to ponder the sounds they would miss most if they incurred hearing damage or loss. Music, the sounds of nature and their partner’s or loved ones’ voices topped the list. The sounds that bring the most joy include rain on a roof, children laughing and waterfalls, the researchers found. The sounds of a barbecue sizzling, Mr Whippy’s ice-cream jingle and summer cricket in the backyard all brought on a sense of nostalgia. - AAP
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The Curated Plate is bringing regional food to the fore over two delicious weeks when world-class chefs join Sunshine Coast foodie favourites at this inaugural event. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.
idden in the tangle of bush outside my childhood home was a wild blackberry plant. I still remember the delight of wandering through that bushland as a child, picking and eating plump, juicy blackberries straight off the tree. It seemed too good to be true – that you could find food growing wild and it was free and delicious. I didn’t know there was a name for what I was doing, and what humans have instinctively done for millennia: foraging. Renowned Sunshine Coast chef and famous forager Nick Blake recalls the same childhood joy at receiving the fruits of nature’s bounty right where it was growing, rather than from a supermarket shelf. “I grew up in Fiji from the age of four and I used to go into the jungle with my mates, catch prawns and crabs, forage for chokos and tapioca down in the valley. Now my daughter, who’s almost three, loves it too,’’ he says. “I’ve taken her down the back garden and said ‘try this hairy watercress’. She chews it, thinks about it then spits it out and says, ‘I don’t like it Daddy’. Then she plucks something off the hedge and I say ‘don’t do that’ and my wife says ‘see what you started’. When I go off in the morning, she says ‘Daddy go forage?’” As the owner of Wild Forage Australia, Mr Blake spends two 13-hour days a week foraging around the Sunshine Coast for native ingredients with which to supply restaurants in Brisbane, Byron Bay and here on the Coast. Depending on the season and the location – coast or hinterland – he might pick ice plant, warrigal greens, sea spinach, sea celery, lemon myrtle, stinging nettle, watercress, rambling dock or spicy mustard leaf. He knows what to pick and what to steer clear of, having started his career with a degree in environmental management in New Zealand, before becoming a chef. He’s currently head chef at Mooloolaba’s Rice Boi, and has worked his way up from an apprenticeship at The Boat Shed in Cotton Tree, followed by Rickys in Noosa and a job as head chef at Wasabi, also in Noosa. But it was the time he spent working with acclaimed chef René Redzepi of Noma
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– voted best restaurant in the world four times in the World’s 50 Best list – when Mr Blake really hit his stride. When the famous Copenhagen-based restaurant planned to open in Sydney, Mr Blake was chosen from thousands of applicants to work there. “I went to Sydney for three months and worked crazy hours,” he says. “I learnt everything about foraging. When I worked at Noma, René said when you feel like you’re tired keep working, that’s when the magic happens. “He’s one of the biggest mentors I’ve had; he really inspired me to get up and do something different. The whole idea of Wild
“I think it’s a great knowledge or skill set to pass onto kids. It’s an essential skill but we’ve forgotten about it” Nick Blake
Forage Australia started when I came back from Noma and I wanted to give back to the community. There’s a whole array of different cuisines up here. I wanted to do something authentic – you see food from Malaysia et cetera but we’re not really trying the seaweed from the beach in with the spanner crab and pairing it. It’s a very Noma way of thinking – just looking into the landscape and celebrating what we have here. “Foraging has been around for a while but it used to be seen as eccentric,” he adds. “René really changed things up and the foraged thing seems to be holding strong. It myweeklypreview.com.au
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anchors your food in time and place and seasonality. Chefs are now taking the time and energy to go out there. I think we have a bit more respect for the ingredient. You put a lot of passion into it because you want to get that wow factor out of it. Chefs are going the extra mile now and customers expect a more engaged experience.” Mr Blake acknowledges families are time-poor and the idea of foraging for food may appeal more to restaurant chefs than busy mums and dads, but he encourages people to give it a go. “I think it’s a great knowledge or skill set to pass onto kids,” he says. “It’s an essential skill but we’ve forgotten about it. Convenience has made us lazy. You can get anything you want from the supermarket. But more and more people are becoming interested in foraged food and what’s available in the wild. I’ve had families visiting from South Africa ask if I can take them and their kids foraging.” He does have a word of warning: “Never pick what you don’t know and never taste what you can’t identify.” Having put more than 5000 hours into foraging, he knows his stuff and has been brought on board as a curator of ingredients for visiting chefs taking part in the upcoming four-day food festival, The Curated Plate, which runs from August 5 to 18. “I will help chefs source things specific to the Sunshine Coast and give them a bit more of an understanding of the flavour of things I forage, which they will tie in with some of their dishes.” Mr Blake will join Clayton Wells of two-hatted restaurant Automata and Monique Fiso of New Zealand’s Hiakai for a forage-focused dining experience called A Regional Evolution at Mooloolaba on Saturday, August 10. This is one of many events happening across the Sunshine Coast as part of The Curated Plate’s inaugural year.
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FOOD FAIR Take a wander around Cotton Tree’s Black Swan Park during The Curated Plate Culinary Festival and you’ll be treated to amazing tastes and smells as part of the Food Fair. Masterclasses, chef talks and cooking demonstrations will create a vibrant atmosphere, with local and national eateries offering delicious food over three days. The Spirit House cooking school will run masterclasses, Your Mates Brewing Co will have beer tastings and Sunshine Coast Coffee Roasters will show you how to make coffee-based cocktails and mocktails. There will be free demonstrations and chef talks and a range of bars and eateries will ensure everyone leaves feeling satisfied and well-fed. Entry to the Food Fair is $5 for adults on the day (children under 16 free) or you can pre-register on the website for free entry. The Food Fair runs from 4pm on Friday, August 9 to 9pm on Sunday, August 11. For more information visit thecuratedplate.com.au.
5 facts • The Curated Plate is a new destination food festival which will make its debut on the Sunshine Coast from August 5 to 18. • The festival celebrates the relationship between chef and producer in the picturesque surrounds of the Sunshine Coast and offers once-in-a-lifetime dining experiences. • Top chefs from around the world are taking part, including Tokyo’s Zaiyu Hasegawa from the two Michelin-star restaurant Den, renowned French chef Raymond Blanc OBE and Monique Fiso from New Zealand restaurant Hiakai. • The Sunshine Coast is one of Australia’s premier regions for quality produce – it has more than 740 restaurants, 400 food tourism experiences, six dining precincts and 13 new craft breweries. • The Sunshine Coast’s food and agribusiness industry is valued at $700 million and features more than 900 companies, including some of Australia’s leading food and beverage innovators.
EVENTS A range of food-related events will be staged across the Sunshine Coast as part of The Curated Plate. Here’s just a taste: • The inaugural Mary Valley Rattler DeguSTATION Train will steam out of Amamoor Station on Thursday, August 8 with chefs Mark Johnson, Matt Golinski and James Barnden on board. This is a unique culinary journey through the Mary Valley, with great food and wine on board a heritage steam train. Matt Golinski will create the first course and will be the on-board host, sharing stories of the region. The courses will be served at the heritage stations. Booking is essential at maryvalleyrattler.com.au. • Women Leaders in Food and Agribusiness - Join MC Jennifer Swaine as she dissects what it takes to start a new business in the agribusiness sector with three inspiring speakers. Turn to page 26 to find out more. • When Harry Met Nelly – This dining experience will be set in the leafy forest surrounds of Harry’s on Buderim, where chef and owner Stuart Bell will welcome chef and owner of Sydney’s nel., Nelly Robinson, to the charming 139-year-old homestead. This event will showcase the best of Sunshine Coast produce. • The Ginger Journey: From Farmer to Your Plate – Third-generation ginger farmer Shane Templeton will share the story of Buderim Ginger over lunch. Discover how from humble beginnings, Buderim Ginger has grown to sell the world’s finest ginger to more than 17 countries. Chef Mischa Cleland will use fresh local ingredients to create a two-course lunch paired with Buderim Ginger Alcoholic Ginger Beer.
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FOUNDATION PLACE Maroochydore CBD celebrated a major milestone on July 22 with more than 70 VIP guests witnessing the historic sod-turning of Foundation Place. The $30-million, cutting-edge commercial premises is the first building to emerge in the core commercial area in what will become the new heart of the Sunshine Coast, and is being delivered by locally-based developers Evans Long.
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Sunshine Coast Council has endorsed a strategic business case for a new mass transit system to cater for a growing region. The strategic business case supports the need for a high-quality integrated public transport system, providing frequent and reliable services as a key driver for reducing car dependency and to support urban consolidation within the existing Urban Footprint and thus reduce the potential for urban sprawl. Transport portfolio councillor Rick Baberowski says they will complete a three-staged planning process. The Queensland Government has already agreed to contribute up to $7.5 million, to be matched by council.
Walk for Women’s Cancers is a family-friendly, fun-walk for people of all ages and abilities. The Sunshine Coast event will kick off at 8am on September 15 at Alex Skate Park. Register to take part in the three-kilometre or six-kilometre walks and you can enjoy a full line-up of activities including entertainment on the outdoor stage, market stalls and food vans. Come along and join in the fun, knowing that you are supporting this very worthy cause. By walking at this year’s Walk for Women’s Cancers event, you are helping fund research for lifesaving treatments and support programs that ensure nobody goes on a cancer journey alone. So dress up, bring your picnic rug and get the whole family to cheer you on. Visit walkforwomen.org.au for further information, or call the Sunshine Coast events co-ordinator Annelize van Niekerk on 5451 6010.
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REAL ESTATE SLEEP OUT SUNSHINE COAST Real estate industry professionals are coming together to support the Real Estate Sleep Out Sunshine Coast to experience homelessness for just one night and help raise much-needed funds for disadvantaged young people. Organiser Gordon Macdonald is asking people to register to make a difference at the event, which will be held on August 19 from 6.30pm at the Loo With a View in Mooloolaba. Registrations are now open at realestatesleepout.com.au.
There is something for everyone at Sunshine Coast Council Libraries during Seniors Week from August 17 to 23. There are plenty of activities to choose from, including free DNA information sessions with the Queensland Family History Society held across the Coast. Back by popular demand, the As I Age interactive chalkboards will return to Beerwah and Coolum libraries and those seeking entertainment can enjoy the Casablanca film event at Caloundra Bigscreen Cinemas on August 20 at 10am, where the $5 entry includes a choc-top ice-cream. For a full program list, visit library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.
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World War II RAAF Pilot Officer Jim Hocking from Nambour has been honoured by the town of March in the United Kingdom. Pilot Officer Hocking made the brave decision to sacrifice his own life to save his crew and the residents of the town of March in Fenland, Cambridgeshire, 75 years ago, on July 28, 1944. The 21-year-old from Nambour was on his final training flight when the bomber’s engine caught fire. He ordered his crew to parachute to safety while he stayed in the Stirling bomber to divert it from crashing into the town and killing hundreds of people. Pilot Officer Hocking was posthumously awarded the Australian Bravery Award the Star of Courage for his actions, accepted on his behalf by his brother Alan. The brave pilot has not been forgotten in Nambour either and details of his gallantry are on display in the Nambour Museum’s Remembrance Room, and his service medals are prominently displayed at the Nambour RSL.
Sunshine Coast swimmer Kaylee McKeown won a silver medal in the women’s 200-metre backstroke at the World Swimming Championships in South Korea on the weekend. The 18-year-old secured the silver with a personal best time of two minutes, 6.26 seconds. Miss McKeown was strong throughout the championships, where she was a member of the Australian Dolphins squad, placing equal fourth in the women’s 50-metre backstroke final and fifth in the women’s 100-metre backstroke final. Her next challenge is the inaugural International Swimming League, which runs from October to December, as part of the Rome-based Aqua Centurions squad.
A Sunshine Coast man who spent a week oblivious to the fact he was a millionaire after winning division one in Monday Lotto, says discovering the news had made his life. The Queensland entry was the only division one winning entry nationally in Monday and Wednesday Gold Lotto draw 3888, drawn Monday, July 22. The entry scored the guaranteed division one prize of $1 million. He spoke to a Golden Casket representative on Monday morning, saying: “I was about to say you’ve made my day, but you’ve actually made my life,” he exclaimed when contacted to confirm his win. The million-dollar winning entry was purchased at Mountain Creek TSG and shop owners Paul and Carlie Dicello say they are thrilled to know one of their customers became a millionaire.
RECORD TOURISM FOR SUNSHINE COAST The Sunshine Coast has recorded the highest number of visitors in Tourism Research Australia’s latest National Visitor Survey across eight different categories. The survey shows that for the year ending March this year visitor expenditure increased by 22.7 per cent, with tourists spending $2.5 billion in the Sunshine Coast economy. The region’s total visitor numbers reached 3.9 million, an increase of 15 per cent. The Coast also achieved record results in holiday visitor numbers, business and intrastate visitors.
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STEPPING INTO A BRIGHT FUTURE As STEPS Group Australia celebrates 30 years, My Weekly Preview reflects on the work that has been done and the lives enhanced by the organisation.
very special milestone is being celebrated by STEPS Group Australia as it marks three decades of providing support for the Sunshine Coast community. The occasion was marked in style at the STEPS Grand Winter Ball on July 27, and My Weekly Preview connected with STEPS managing director Carmel Crouch to find out more about the organisation and where she sees it heading into the future. Ms Crouch says from the outset, STEPS has been committed to helping people with a disability find work, as well as teaching employability skills, and working to educate employers and change perceptions about employing people with a disability. “It was important to us that our children had the opportunity to work in mainstream employment, offering their unique skills and abilities to succeed in the role,” she says. “STEPS still provide disability employment services and last month we were proud to be awarded the National Disability Services’ Open Employment Excellence Award for our work in helping people experiencing mental illness and addiction back into employment, and in
STEPS managing director Carmel Crouch (fourth from right) with students and graduates at the STEPS Pathways College graduation ceremony in April. doing so supporting their recovery. “Today STEPS provide disability employment services Australia wide, as well as a range of training and education, and support programs that create opportunities for people to become independent and provide improved quality of life.”
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Ms Crouch says several years ago, STEPS Charity was established to fund projects that “fill the gaps”, providing support to those in need where there was no support or government funding allocated. The STEPS client base is now diverse and includes Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people, refugees and migrants, youth and long-time unemployed, people with a disability, illness or injury, and people living with autism and mental illness. Ms Crouch says STEPS now employ 254 people around the country, including 159 on the Sunshine Coast and operates in 45 locations around Australia. While the team, which includes 177 volunteers, has experienced many successes in the past 30 years, one most dear to Ms Crouch is the creation of the STEPS Pathways College, which is an Australian first and provides young adults with a disability the opportunity to learn the skills needed to live independently. “The college has been a long-held dream of mine and to see it running and our first group of students successfully graduating,
getting jobs and moving into their own homes is just amazing for me to watch,” Ms Crouch says. “Probably the most poignant moment or experience has come from the support of the community to build STEPS Pathways College. Before then, I had always worked with passionate people and collaborated with like-minded organisations. “But to have so many individuals and businesses in the community get behind this project and share in our vision for the college was really special. The generosity of the community and their passion to be a part of creating change has been quite humbling.” The Grand Winter Ball is one of the organisation’s largest fundraisers, but Ms Crouch says there are a number of businesses and individuals who support initiatives and the college through corporate partnerships and their workplace giving programs, and the need for donations and volunteers is ongoing. Having established an incredible service based on the Sunshine Coast that is now having a national reach, Ms Crouch says the STEPS team is driven to continue to listen to the needs of the community and find innovative solutions that “fill the gaps” in the support that’s available to those in need. “Our commitment is to make a difference by providing opportunity and by that, we mean to continue to create opportunities that promote equality, independence, and improved quality of life for all Australians. “In the short term we plan on expanding STEPS Pathways College to provide greater opportunities for young adults with a disability to realise their life goals.”
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Taking a stand Rachael Brown’s true crime podcast has not only garnered awards for the quality of its journalism, but it has also sparked legislative reform and changed the lives of victims of crime. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.
BC investigative reporter Rachael Brown has achieved every journalist’s dream – to work on a story that leads to real change. A story that, without her tenacity and dedication to the pursuit of truth and justice, would likely have been forgotten about, at least by police and the public. But there are always people who never forget. People like Mark and Adam James, who were 13 and 11 when their mother Maria was murdered in a Melbourne bookstore in 1980. It’s for them Ms Brown has worked tirelessly over the past three years to produce her Walkley Awardwinning podcast Trace and her subsequent book, Trace: Who Killed Maria James? published in July 2018. As the ABC’s first true crime podcast, it exceeded all expectations and led to the Coroners Court of Victoria reopening the coronial investigation on November 30 last year. It also contributed to legislative reform to allow findings made under the previous Coroners Acts of 1958 and 1985 to be set aside to enable the re-opening of historical investigations in light of new facts or circumstances. “This has exceeded even my lofty expectations for the podcast, to have an
inquest called because of the strength of the work the ABC put into the podcast,” Ms Brown says. “I think its phenomenal. “When I started out in journalism 17 years ago, that’s what you hope for – to effect change. Then you find out it’s not that easy. To have sparked this as a journalist is incredible. “What I wasn’t expecting was to see this groundswell of support. We got hundreds of emails and hundreds of leads. “To watch how invested strangers were in the lives of Mark and Adam James and the desperate desire to help, I thought, imagine what we can accomplish when audiences are so invested? I really hope crime-fighting organisations can see this power.” Public interest in the case is still high and while Ms Brown has moved on to other stories, not a day goes by that she doesn’t feel the urge to keep pursuing leads. However, she is under instruction to halt her work while the case is re-investigated. The coronial brief was due on May 29 but has been extended to January 30 next year, which is proving frustrating. “The brothers are pretty anxious,” she says. “I speak to them all the time… I’m just worried people will die; people are getting older. I’ll
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kick myself if someone holding the missing puzzle piece dies.” Trace famously exposed the failure of police to question key suspects in the murder of Ms James, who had discovered her younger son Adam was being abused by the local priest Father Anthony Bongiorno. She had planned to confront him the day she was brutally stabbed to death. A witness saw the priest covered in blood around the time of the murder. A second priest, Father Thomas O’Keeffe had also molested Adam. Neither priest was interviewed by police at the time of the murder, with no explanation given. Police also bungled DNA evidence and while the podcast’s revelations proved embarrassing for authorities, Ms Brown believes the success of Trace could lead to more effective collaboration between investigative journalists and police – if the will was there. Detective Ron Iddles assisted Ms Brown in her investigation, but she says he was retired and had the freedom to do so. Others weren’t so helpful. “I didn’t get anyone on tape that’s in the force currently, bar one detective and that was for a separate matter. I’ve tried and tried to stress the importance of [police] trying to seize the audience mobilisation – they can tap into four million homes. But the thinking is still, they know best. They see us as outsiders and sometimes as meddlers. I appreciate cases are sensitive and I respect
that, but they should at least consider there’s room to work with journalists.” Ms Brown says while it’s not her job to point the finger at anyone, she believes the information she has uncovered reveals the strongest motive for the murder was a coverup for paedophilia. “I need to stress there might be other names in the cold case box we haven’t seen,” she says. “There might be other names in there that might be equally suspect. It’s important as a journalist doing a cold case podcast that we don’t point the finger at anyone because a defence barrister could use it.” Ms Brown is looking forward to meeting Sunshine Coast locals and sharing her incredible investigation when she speaks at Venue 114 in Bokarina next week. “I’ll be talking about the importance of covering stories like this both forensically and compassionately because there are real families at the heart of these stories. A line I heard at an American conference was, ‘be a storyteller, not a story taker’. It’s Mark and Adam’s story, not my story. My job was to get justice for them.”
Sunshine Coast Libraries will present an evening with Rachael Brown at Venue 114 on Thursday August 8. For tickets, visit library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au and click What’s On and Author Events.
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Family flavours The GrowCoastal Food Innovation Accelerator Program helps Sunshine Coast foodies like Joseph Shaich Yusuf. WORDS: Nicole Fuge.
oseph Shaich Yusuf from Falafel Baraka learned the art of cooking from his mother. “Growing up in Jerusalem, my yama, my mama, was always roasting spices, fresh from the market,” he says. “Cumin, coriander, paprika, black pepper, mama dry-pan roasting them one at a time,
their individual aromas filling our home, feeding my senses, making my mouth water. “These spices, roasted one at a time, were set aside in preparation for her making her traditional falafel mixture. Chickpeas were soaked overnight, onion and parsley were carefully washed and added into the blender
with the soaked chickpeas. Her final addition was a touch of celery before the roasted spices were mixed in,” he says. “This falafel mixture was set aside for hours and hours in the fridge, for the flavours to blend together … a Middle Eastern sensory experience.” After leaving Jerusalem and moving to Australia in 2005, Mr Shaich Yusuf yearned for his mama’s cooking, particularly her homemade falafel, and so he began making his own. For years, his friends suggested he share these Middle Eastern flavours. With his Australian wife Alicia by his side and drawing on her 15 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Mr Shaich Yusuf made the decision to leave the construction industry and launch his business in 2011, not long after their daughter was born. Unfortunately it proved too difficult to crack the markets in Sydney and the idea was temporarily shelved, until they moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2016. Falafel Baraka offers Middle Eastern street food, where the hero is the tasty traditional falafel, which is also complemented by a range of dips, and sweets such as baklava (layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and honey) and ma’amoul (a pastry
or cookie made with dates and nuts). “Our falafel and dips are plant based and serve the current trend towards gluten-free and vegan,” Mr Shaich Yusuf says. “There are no additives, no colours and no preservatives. Just fresh wholesome produce sourced from local growers.” His cooking is bold, yet refined, a product of his parent’s passion. “Joseph’s culture and family are very food orientated – Joseph’s father, Ahmed, used to have a side business selling falafels from a street cart in his home town,” Mrs Shaich Yusuf says. “In Joseph’s culture, food is everything, not only to fuel bodies but an integral part of the social fabric. Simple yet good food is valued, and fresh, seasonal ingredients are often the hero of the dish. This also means the food is healthy and full of flavour and that is what Joseph wants to share – his love of good food and good health to help people be the best they can be.” You can find Falafel Baraka at the markets at Yandina, Peregian Beach, Coolum and the Nambour night market. Mr Shaich Yusuf has been working on the growth of his business as one of the 13 participants in this year’s GrowCoastal Food Innovation Accelerator program. Applications are now open for the 2020 GrowCoastal program, subject to support from funding partners in 2020. To find out more go to innovationcentre.com.au/growcoastal.
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Coolum & North Shore Coast Care volunteer Sherida Holford and Sunshine Coast Council officer Kate Hofmeister transfer a container of Loggerhead eggs from Mudjimba Beach.
Endangered loggerhead turtle nest found in winter First recorded winter nesting on Sunshine Coast.
history-making discovery was made along Mudjimba Beach recently by Coolum & North Shore Coast Care (CANSCC) volunteers and Sunshine Coast council officers. The unusual findings were tracks in the sand from an endangered loggerhead female turtle, and – to the surprise of council officers and volunteers – an out-of-season turtle nest.
Council conservation officer Kate Hofmeister believes it’s the first recorded turtle nest during a winter season. “An out-of-season loggerhead nest is scientifically remarkable,” Ms Hofmeister says. “Due to the unique timing of the nest’s arrival and that it’s the first on record along the coast, perhaps even for the entire east coast loggerhead population, the State
Government asked that we incubate the clutch.” A clutch refers to the nest of eggs, and as council’s TurtleCare program operates under permit from the Department of Environment and Science, the team immediately sought direction from the State Government’s top turtle researcher, Dr Col Limpus. Kate’s colleague Dr Simone Bosshard shared the advice from Dr Limpus of how they would proceed with this unusual finding. “Dr Limpus recommended incubation while we wait to see if the eggs are viable,” says Dr Bosshard. “If they remain in the sand for a further 48 hours, they would all perish due to the cold temperatures. “We will monitor the eggs over the next several weeks, and later this month, we’ll know if they are viable and developing, or not.” Prior to knowing if they are viable, the team needed to transfer the eggs from their sandy nest to a safe, climate-controlled incubator. So on Tuesday, July 23, again with CANSCC volunteers who have been integral to this process, the team carefully transferred the clutch’s 93 eggs to containers prepared with moist sand, and then transported them to council’s Maroochydore Depot where finally the eggs were successfully transferred to the incubator. Dr Bosshard expressed the team’s excitement and anticipation about the eggs’ future. “If we’re lucky enough, once all the hatchlings are out of their eggs, they will then be released back at Mudjimba Beach to start their long journey in the ocean,” Dr Bosshard says. “But for now, we wait.” Visit council’s ‘news section’ on our website at sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au to see a video of the eggs being transferred.
KEEPING YOU MOVING Did you know your council looks after $2 billion worth of the Sunshine Coast transport network including: - 2432km of sealed roads - 528km of unsealed roads - 1270km of pathways - 132 vehicular bridges - 243 pedestrian bridges - 155 boardwalks - 142 hectares across 23 precincts - 1660 hectares of rural road slashing - 90 hectares for urban mowing - 16 hectares of road network landscape maintenance.
2019 ART PRIZE ON SHOW The prestigious Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2019 exhibition is on show at Caloundra Regional Gallery at Omrah Avenue. The exhibition features a contemporary mix of work by established, mid-career and emerging artists, all vying for the acquisitive major prize of $25,000. The finalist works selected for this year’s exhibition encompass oil and acrylic painting, print, textile, drawing and photography. The winners will be announced during Horizon Festival on Thursday 29 August. The exhibition will be on display until Sunday 15 September.
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In 2019/20 we will host 60 major events which will bring in an expected 150,000 event-specific attendees, generating $74 million in economic impact and contributing to and supporting 781 local jobs.
Now is the time to dig out your old photo albums and enter the 2020 Heritage Calendar photo competition. The 2020 calendar, Fond Memories, will celebrate people, places and childhood fun on the Sunshine Coast. Heritage Portfolio Councillor Rick Baberowski says the annual heritage calendar provides a wonderful opportunity to reminisce about days gone by. “This is the fifth year we have reached out to the public to feature photos from community life in the annual calendar,” Cr Baberowski says. Entries close at 5pm, Monday August 12. Visit heritage.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au for details on how to enter and terms and conditions.
MAROOCHYDORE LIBRARY UPGRADES Come along and celebrate the official Maroochydore Library Refresh Launch with Councillor Jason O’Pray and ABC Sunshine Coast’s Sheridan Stewart from 10.30am on Tuesday August 6. Register your attendance by contacting council’s library team by emailing email@example.com or phoning 5475 8989.
FROM THE MAYOR There’s a lot to be excited about on the Sunshine Coast right now. Last week our council unanimously agreed to proceed to the next phase of the business case for a mass transit system that will provide a much-needed public transport solution as our region continues to grow. On top of that, our International Broadband Submarine Cable Network project is about to hit an important milestone with fibre network installation soon to be underway between the coastline and Maud Street, Maroochydore. And I’m looking forward to officially welcoming residents to the first stage of the new Maroochydore City Centre at People’s Day on Sunday August 10, from 11am. Our new city centre will be Australia’s first truly smart CBD to be built from the ground up. Our council is at the forefront of thinking outside the square and pursuing opportunities to generate sustainable employment growth and better facilities and services for our residents, helping us to continue to be Australia’s healthy, smart, creative region. Visit council’s website at sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au for more information. Mark Jamieson Mayor Sunshine Coast Council
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e have long been of the view that the Australian dollar (AUD) should depreciate against the US dollar (USD). The main reasons are as follows: Widening Australia-US interest rate differentials – Australia’s central bank appeared more likely to cut rates, while the US is raising theirs. Dovish language at the upcoming US Fed meeting is a near-term risk to our view of a weaker AUD, but ultimately we expect interest rate differences to be maintained, capping the AUD/USD. While the US Federal Reserve could do two ‘insurance’ cuts in the second half of 2019, we expect this to be followed by two more rate cuts from the RBA in the first half of 2020. On a net basis, this outlook would leave the spread between the RBA cash and US Fed funds rate spread unchanged in 12 months, in other words the RBA cash rate should still be 1.25 percentage points below the US Fed funds rate, and in the past this gap has been consistent with a weaker AUD. An increasing tax gap – capital shifting away from countries with higher corporate tax rates, such as Australia. A weaker domestic economy – consumer spending and housing activity
were slowing. Over the next four years, Scott Morrison’s package of personal tax cuts alone would lag the stimulus achieved under Howard and Rudd, unless supplemented by further interest rate cuts. To achieve its inflation and employment objectives, we estimate the RBA may need cut rates to as low as 0.5 per cent, supporting the above view around interest rate differentials. In addition, any boost to the economy from tax cuts could be transient. The government could afford to fast-track its plans around tax cuts and infrastructure given the budget windfall from higher iron ore prices, but has so far resisted doing this. Trade tensions – the risk is that an escalation in the US-China trade war would see a shift from commodity currencies with linkages to China, such as AUD, towards defensive reserve currencies, for example US dollar or Japanese yen. Without any formal trade deal, uncertainty will likely persist, which warrants keeping a defensive currency stance rather than accumulating high beta ones like the AUD. Both sides have an incentive to come to an agreement. US president Donald Trump will want to take a deal to the 2020 election, while China will want to avoid additional drags on growth. However, the prolonged and unpredictable turns that talks have taken to date have cast more doubt on whether a trade deal is possible. In our opinion, increases in iron ore prices would not be sufficient to outweigh these headwinds. In 2018, the AUD/USD exchange rate fell 10 per cent, one of the largest annual declines since its float in 1983, and finished the year at US70.4 cents. Mark Davidson is an authorised representative (no 427049) of Ord Minnett Ltd, AFS licence 237121. This article contains general financial advice only and does not consider your personal circumstances; you should determine its suitability to you. Before acquiring a financial product you should consider the relevant product disclosure statement. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD WORDS: Aydan Rusev. In recent years, the Sunshine Coast has become a major competitor in Australian agriculture as we continue to provide healthy food to thousands of people around the country. The Curated Plate and Venue 114 are taking this a step further with the Women Leaders in Food and Agribusiness event, which will bring industry professionals together to explain the processes that occur between pasture and plate. This event, headed by three leading women in the industry, will bring education, conversation and great food together on August 10. Cyndi O’Meara of Changing Habits, Sandra Gosling of COYO and Emma Greenhatch of the Food & Agribusiness Network all come from different backgrounds in agriculture and will be sharing some of their own personal
experiences and philosophies from working in the industry. There will also be conversations about the sustainability of business ventures in the industry and discussions around successful strategies.
The event is on August 10, 11am at Venue 114. Tickets are $30. For more, visit venue114.com.au.
ACCC PROPOSES MORE SCRUTINY OF TECH GIANTS Google and Facebook will face greater scrutiny of their use of Australians’ personal data amid a range of reforms the Federal Government is considering. The competition watchdog has released a report at the end of an 18-month inquiry into digital platforms, with 23 recommendations covering privacy, media regulation, competition and consumer protections. The government will consult with stakeholders over the next three months and act on the recommendations by the end of the year. “Make no mistake, these companies are among the most powerful and valuable in the world,” Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says. “They need to be held to account and their activities need to be more transparent.” The Australian Competition and
Consumer Commission (ACCC) found a very serious issue in the sheer volume of personal data being collected without informed consent. It recommends setting up an enforceable privacy code specifically for digital platforms. The watchdog also recommends a code of conduct be established to address the commercial imbalances between the tech giants and media companies. Any code of conduct would have to be approved by the regulator, which could impose its own rules if it isn’t satisfied. Other recommendations include a $50 million annual grants program to support local journalism, support for philanthropic backing of journalism, and having a mandatory take-down system for copyright breaches. – AAP
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HAPPY TEETH Brushing our teeth. It’s something that humans have been doing for centuries. However, if you look at how dental hygiene products have evolved over the past millennium, you won’t find much difference between the sticks and animal hair creations used by cavemen, and the toothbrush sitting in your bathroom today. Introducing the Unobrush, an eco-friendly, anti-cavity toothbrush reimagining that does the job that most traditional cleaning methods can’t achieve, in a mere six seconds. The product, which launched on Kickstarter last October, has raised nearly $4 million over multiple crowdfunding websites. Its revolutionary design promises to reach and clean 99.9 per cent of the mouth and is proven to be more effective than standard teeth-cleaning practices. For that pearly-white smile you’ve always dreamed of, look out for the Unobrush, which is set to go on sale this August. Visit unobrush.com
WATCH YOUR TONGUE AROUND YOUR AI DEVICE Google contractors regularly listen to and review some recordings of what people say to artificial-intelligence system Google Assistant, via their phone or through smart speakers such as the Google Home. The company acknowledged that humans can access those recordings after some of its Dutch language audio snippets were leaked. Google product manager David Monsees said the company was investigating the breach. More than 1000 recordings were obtained by Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS, which noted that some contained sensitive personal conversations, as well as information that identified the person speaking. Google says no user account information is associated with the recordings… but VRT reporters could hear spoken home addresses in some of the recordings. – AAP
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A BIT OF GOOD GOSSIP
KINDNESS COSTS NOTHING
Sami Muirhead talks babies, breakup songs and Bindi Irwin’s engagement as she reflects on another week of pop culture.
Candice Holznagel calls for more kindness and consideration in our treatment of each other and says good manners never go astray.
est part of my week? Reading that Bindi Irwin is engaged! I love a wedding and how exciting for the next chapter of Bindi’s life to be starting. The conservationist has said her brother will walk her down the aisle because it is what Steve would have wanted. As if that didn’t send me running for the tissues, then I read another long-time favourite Aussie also has good news. Natalie Imbruglia has announced she is pregnant. The stunning actor issued a statement saying a sperm donor is the reason behind her miracle pregnancy. I am really happy for her – she helped me through some rocky times 20 years ago with her songs. Remember when the now 44-year-old Aussie singer played Beth Brennan on Neighbours? In real life Natalie later married Daniel Johns from Silverchair, but after five years they split up and ever since, Nat has been almost a recluse in London. I personally like to think Natalie and Kylie Minogue are shopping at Portobello Road together and going back to their cute English manor, where they indulge in Vegemite toast and a cup of Milo. Natalie’s song Torn was a bit of an anthem for my best friend and I in our early twenties. Remember Nat singing those lyrics with her cropped pixie haircut? It spoke to my soul. Then she gave us the best breakup song ever with Big Mistake. The other amazing breakup song of the era was of course, You Oughta Know by
Alanis Morissette. Oh the memories I have of young men looking terrified as they stampeded off the dance floor as circles of young women flocked together in a circle to dance around their handbags and scream the angry lyrics as we clutched our West Coast Coolers. It was the best breakup therapy ever if you had been ditched. Alright, let us continue with our gossip session because I am truly enjoying it. We have a new Bachelor called Matt Agnew, so prepare yourself for scantily clad women
“It was the best breakup therapy ever if you had been ditched” falling over themselves to bag the man of the moment. The three judges of MasterChef have been axed. I would love to know what went down there. J-Lo turned 50 and looks 20. Kylie is also 50 and looks 20. She has the number one album in the United Kingdom and Australia. Go girl! Madonna is wearing some strange pirate eye patch all the time. Pink has an amazing new album out and Ed Sheeran has a rock song called Blow. Keanu is cool again and Alanis Morissette is expecting her third child at aged 44. She and Natalie will no longer be angry rockers but mellow mums. Now that is a mum’s club I would love to be in.
Sami Muirhead is a radio announcer, blogger and commentator. For more from Sami tune into Mix FM.
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wo weeks ago, my son was enjoying a scoot at the local park. It was a sunny winter’s day and the blue skies had drawn out a number of young pre-school aged children. A small boy, around the age of two, tumbled from his bike. Knee scratched, and tears running, he wobbled to his feet, eyes searching for his mum. Instead, he faced a group of older high school students. They laughed, pointed, made fun. They took the opportunity to make this innocent little boy feel smaller than he already was. His worried mother made the decision to speak up on behalf of her child: “Please don’t laugh at him. He’s only a little boy.” The teenagers unleashed, spewing ugly words at this poor woman. “Shut up you fat cow.” Their words were hurtful and unwarranted. It calls into question, what are we teaching our children? Where has common courtesy and kindness gone? Perhaps I’m old fashioned, but in our house we encourage the use of manners. Sure, kids will be kids, and as a family we have our ups and downs. But, we talk about kindness and self-worth daily. I am not an authoritative figure on politeness, nor do I claim to be. I am also realistic, and know that we will never live in Pleasantville – who would actually want to? This is simply the observation of a woman who wants her child to grow up in a positive environment. And, of a woman who misses manners.
What happened to letting someone with fewer groceries in front of you in the checkout line? Or, helping a struggling mother get her pram up some stairs? When was the last time you offered your chair to someone, or offered a sincere thank you to the teacher who watches over, and educates, your child? So, what’s the cause in the decline of courtesy? I can hazard a guess. Life is busy, bringing with it impatience and frustration. We are constantly rushing – to work, to school, to sports practice. The list goes on. We are self-focused and those traits reflect onto our children. Technology has its role too. Smartphones have instilled a sense of urgency – everything we need is in the palm of our hand. Anonymous keyboard warriors dish out hatred via social media. Our choice of media has also changed – clickbait is front and centre, reality television basically celebrates nastiness. All of these things drive our thought patterns. According to Time magazine, studies show rudeness spreads virally, almost like a common cold. If you witness it, you are more likely to be rude later on. Scientists have described rudeness as a neurotoxin, and once infected we become more aggressive. What we can do is take control and make a conscious decision to be kind, yet assertive. Call it out – if you witness rudeness, speak up. Together as a community, we can make a difference.
Candice Holznagel has spent the past 15 years working across multiple media and communication platforms. She is MWP’s editor. Follow her on Instagram @eatlovetravel.
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Media personality Zoe Foster Blake has a few everyday favourites she swears by. She says Charlotte Tilbury’s Matte Revolution lipstick in Pillow Talk is a really good nude ($49 from charlottetilbury.com.au). She also likes Nars Climax Mascara, which she says is perfect for wh everyday job and Nyx a quick, q Tinted Brow Mascara. For Tin blush, she loves the Hourglass blu Ambient Lighting Palette Blush Am which she says gives a touch wh of colour on the cheeks and glow, $61 from a subtle s Mecca Maxima. Me
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FAMILY FRIENDLY Yamato is a Japanese drumming group that hails from Nara Prefecture in Japan. This dynamic group’s performances are nothing short of thrilling, as dozens of players throw their entire bodies, hearts and souls into playing their taiko drums as powerfully as possible. The performance creates a powerful surge of energy that ripples through the audience and nothing compares to seeing it live. This style of drumming is the epitome of the Japanese spirit, a roaring sound that will stay with you long after the show is over. See Yamato at Venue 114 on August 18 from 3–5pm. Tickets are available at venue114.com.au.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 Old School, Caloundra Boat Club, 6pm Kieran Q, Cooroy RSL, 6pm Tobias, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 6pm Leigh Chisholm, Maroochy Surf Club, 7pm Katie Who, Solbar, 7pm Michelle Brown, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm SoulFixx Band, Club Kawana, 7.30pm Kommon Groove, Maroochy RSL, 8pm
One Sound, Beerwah Hotel, 8.30pm 3 Little Pigs, Palmwoods Hotel, 8.30pm Ricky the Rockstar, Coolum Surf Club, 9pm
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ustralian country music icon John Williamson is smearing a layer of cement on top of a pizza oven he is building on his Gold Coast hinterland property as he speaks casually on the phone with me. It’s this salt-of-the-earth persona that has resonated with generations of fans, who are drawn to Mr Williamson’s dulcet tones and innate ability to connect through storytelling. There is no hint of ego from the ARIA Hall of Fame inductee, who has won three ARIA awards, 25 Golden Guitars and numerous MO and APRA awards. He has also released multiple platinum and gold albums and has more than four million album sales under his belt. “My music has always been about
everyday Australians and the things we go through. It’s about celebrating how lucky we are to be Australian really, it’s something none of us should take for granted.” On September 5, Mr Williamson will play on the Sunshine Coast as part of his latest tour, which celebrates the release of his 52nd album, Butcherbird. He’ll perform hits from his back catalogue but sadly, says IN THE it might be his last show here. “I’m starting to slow down on the touring, but the audiences are so beautiful and when you get so many nice comments about how my songs have helped them or shaped them, it’s really hard to walk away from that.” Visit theeventscentre.com.au.
Mason Hope, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Maddi Clarke, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 6pm The team at Buderim Pizza Company is taking the art of pizza making to delicious heights with their creations at the independentlyowned store. They offer gourmet handcrafted pizzas, pastas, wings and salads, as well as a host of dessert pizzas.
Rainbow-coloured cheese toasties and fairy bread donuts. The NightQuarter will offer these delights and more when it hits the Coast later this year. The event, a unique blend of food, community and culture, is making a permanent move from the Gold Coast. Set in an urban shipping container environment, the festival will be held at the Stockland Birtinya Shopping Centre. Follow NightQuarter on Instagram or visit nightquarter.com.au for updates.
Fiddle Me Please, Caloundra Boat Club, 6.30pm Roy Morris, Club Kawana, 6.30pm Old Skool, Maroochy Surf Club, 7pm Bart Thrupp, Solbar, 7pm The Febs, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Evening with Elvis ft. Paul Peynolds, Cooroy RSL, 7.30pm Heidi & Scott Trio, Maroochy RSL, 8pm Forrest Run, Solbar, 8pm Kissperience – A tribute to Kiss, Beerwah Hotel, 8.30pm Anthologys, Palmwoods Hotel, 8.30pm Renegade Groove, Coolum Surf Club, 9pm
SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 Ryan Giles, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 1pm Tyrone Noonan, Maroochy RSL, 1pm Lyrical, Alex Surf Club, 3.30pm Scott Mellis, Solbar, 6pm * as supplied
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OPERA’S FASCINATION WITH DEATH IS BROUGHT TO LIFE The brand-new touring work from Opera Queensland, Songs to Die For, is making its way to the Sunshine Coast. It’s a cheeky, celebratory and ultimately reverential look at opera’s relationship with the art of dying. Songs to Die For is directed by Opera Queensland’s artistic director Patrick Nolan and stars leading artists soprano Rebecca Cassidy (pictured), mezzo soprano Jessica Low, baritone Jason Barry-Smith with musicians Scott Saunders and Trevor Jones. It weaves together some of the great operatic death scenes from Purcell to Wagner, with contemporary pop songs from artists like Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain. Mr Nolan says Songs To Die For reveals that a great song speaks to the soul regardless of when it was written. Songs to Die For is on at the Events Centre, Caloundra on August 4 at 2pm.
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Gather the troops and engage your brains to battle it out at the epic gameshow night of nights. Better yet, it’s all for a good cause, with funds raised supporting the work of the SalTy Souls Legacy. The Gameshow Trivia for Charity is on at the Maroochy RSL on August 6 from 7pm. Tickets include a drink of arrival, finger food basket and team consoles. To buy your tickets, visit maroochyrsl.com.au.
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MY TIME FOOD FEATURE
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Try these mouthwatering meals from some of the Coast’s best restaurants next time you’re eating out.
BREKKY BY THE WATER What better way to start the day than with a delicious coffee and freshly cooked breakfast by the water? Waterfront Hotel offers all the traditional favourites every Sunday from 8am. Waterfront Hotel, Diddillibah, 5458 2777, waterfronthotel.com.au.
DAILY SOUP SPECIAL Head to Club Kawana and enjoy their daily homemade soup special – just $6.90 for the daily soup with a freshly baked dinner roll. Club Kawana, Wurtulla,5493 1233, clubkawana.com.au.
TRY THE DELICIOUS NEW CAFE MENU Executive chef Gareth Collins has put together a mouthwatering new menu for the Maroochy RSL Cafe, with internationally inspired flavours such as soy and sake braised pork belly (pictured), kabocha Japanese pumpkin curry, chipotle barbecue chicken wings and pesto and penne rigate. Taste the flavours of the world at Maroochy RSL Cafe, Memorial Ave, Maroochydore, 5443 2211, maroochyrsl.com.au.
$1 WINGS EVERY SUNDAY Hoe into your choice of buffalo, smokey barbecue or crispy fried wings with a selection of dipping sauces, from 11am. Alex Hotel, Alexandra Headlands, 5443 1811, thealex.com.au.
$5 TOSTADAS EVERY TUESDAY Feast on tostadas made with mouthwatering adobo pulled beef, crispy battered white fish, chilly glazed pork belly, crispy besan fried broccolini and more. They come with all the trimmings to make them deliciosa. Juan Fifty, Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Headland, 5452 7656, juanfifty.com.au.
FEED THE FAMILY FOR $50 Monday night special – feed the family for only $50. Choose two main meals priced at $30 or under from the main menu, and up to four kids meals. Every Monday 5.30–6.30pm (conditions apply). Buderim Tavern. To book, call 5453 3777 or visit buderimtavern.com.au.
DINNER AND DRINKS FOR TWO Don’t feel like cooking? Enjoy two mains and a glass of wine or beer each for $55. Driftwood Restaurant, Rivershore Resort, 5458 2200, rivershore.com.au.
TRY A TUNA BURGER You have to try this tasty tuna burger for $14.50. Served on a toasted bun with lettuce, coleslaw and your choice of three sauces. It’s delicious. Fisheries On The Spit, Mooloolaba, 5444 1165, fisheriesonthespit.com.au.
TANTALISING TASTING MENU A tasting menu with three ($55pp) or four ($65pp) courses makes for a fun meal at Orleans Restaurant & Bar. Favourites include honey and thyme baked goat’s cheese and the decadent chocolate and blackberry moonshine cremeux. Orleans Restaurant & Bar, Maroochydore, 5443 5387, orleansrb.com.
AS FRESH AS IT GETS You can’t beat fish, chips and salad for lunch, even in cooler weather. This includes house wine, light beer or a can of soft drink for $15. Available Monday to Wednesday. Bridge Seafood, Mooloolaba, 5406 0468, bridgeseafood.com.au.
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SHARE WITH FRIENDS Feast on dumplings, edamame, mussels and house-made beer sausage. Peregian Beach Hotel, 5448 3111, peregianbeachhotel.com.au.
THURSDAY NIGHT IS RUMP & RIBS NIGHT – INCLUDES A SCHOONER OF IRON JACK Tuck into a 250-gram chargrilled rump topped with sticky barbecue pork ribs, chips and salad, just $26.50 for members. Call 5443 1298 to book your table or grab a spot on the courtesy bus. Maroochy Surf Club, Maroochydore, 5443 1298, maroochysurfclub.com.au.au.
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IF YOU GO
The writer takes an ATV tour of the island
Another day in paradise
Tangalooma Island Resort is the place to base yourself while you explore Moreton Island, a veritable paradise that’s easily accessible to Sunshine Coasters craving a nearby getaway. WORDS: Candice Holznagel.
cling to the side of the boat, feet firmly planted on its surface, camera at the ready. I refuse to again be distracted by the squeals of delight and excitement permeating from the other side of the catamaran. The 20-strong crowd is enamoured by two calves who are responding to the attention. I hear the water spray from their blowholes, their hauntingly beautiful calls echoing from the ocean. I hold steady at the empty rail. I will not miss the whales this time. My determination and patience is soon rewarded, an elusive creature parting the deep-blue ocean with a jaw-dropping breach. She is even larger than I could have imagined, and just as I am recovering from the beautiful sight, she concludes with a joyful tail slap. As quickly as she appears, she is gone, her footprint leaving the choppy water smooth as
glass. We are in luck today, notching up 22 humpback whales during the three-hour cruise. Considering July is quite early in the season – the whales are still on their northern journey – we have had an exceptional experience. As the captain calls it a day and the boat begins the short journey back to Moreton Island, I sit and take in the view. As the third largest sand island in the world, Moreton is something special; a beautiful combination of white sand hills, craggy outcrops and native bushland. How it has taken all of my 35 years to find this paradise is beyond me. Soon, the sprawling Tangalooma Island Resort emerges. Consisting of a few select apartment blocks, dining precinct, and the beach, the resort is simple. And, it is perfect for this island.
Disembarking from the boat, we are greeted by Tangalooma’s friendly staff before being ushered into our home for the night – a tropical-themed resort room with five-star views across the bay. It is the ideal spot to watch the rich, burnt-orange sunset behind the backdrop of Brisbane city. As night falls around us, we celebrate today’s successful cruise with a nightcap at the resort’s only bar, and chat excitedly about the day ahead. In their wisdom, the team behind Tangalooma Island Resort has created a holiday spot that suits all budgets, ages and tastes. If it’s relaxation you seek, they have the answer in the way of eco-walks, massages, easy kayak tours and of course, the beautiful beach. Meanwhile, for those chasing an action-packed adventure there are helicopter rides, parasailing and ATV (all-terrain vehicle) tours, the latter which caught our attention. What better way to start your Sunday than with a fast-paced, adrenalin-pumping cruise around a stunning island? It has been at least 15 years since I last sat behind the steering wheel of an ATV, but as I pull on my safety helmet, I can feel that old excitement seeping through. Within moments we’re off, trailing our instructor up the winding paths, and around the specially-designed course, to the top of the island. As we slow our bikes to a stop, and take in the turquoise and deep-blue palette below, my heart flutters. Not from the rush of driving, but at the beauty that lies in our own backyard. *The writer was a guest of Tangalooma Island Resort.
GETTING THERE The Tangalooma Island Resort Ferry Terminal is located at Holt Street, Pinkenba, which is about 100 kilometres from the Sunshine Coast. Holiday transfers and day cruises depart at 7am, 10am, midday and 5pm daily. Travel time is around 75 minutes. A return trip for resort guests costs $84 per adult, $46 for a child aged three to 14, and infants are free. An open-air, secure car park is available for guests at the wharf and costs $15 per vehicle per day, or $60 per week. For a VIP experience, helicopter transfers are available and start at $880 for a one-way transfer for up to three people. STAYING THERE Located an easy 75-minute catamaran ride from Brisbane, Tangalooma Island Resort is a simple, family-friendly resort. Beachfront accommodation ranges from three-and-a-half to four stars. Budget rooms start at $159 a night and range up to the $459-a-night deluxe beachfront villas. One-bedroom family suites with kitchenette are priced from $289 a night. We stayed in the comfortable three-and-a-half star resort room (priced from $239), which boasts a kitchenette and stunning beach and pool views. Holiday home rentals and apartments are also available. In addition to the sprawling beach, there are two outdoor pools, a playground and barbecues. EATING THERE Resort guests have access to a range of eateries including the Beach Cafe, Beach BBQ (serving up delicious steaks), The Coffee Lounge and the unique Fire and Stone, which blends modern Australian fare with traditional Asian cuisine. B&B’s Bar, with its comfy couches and stylish fireplace centrepiece, is the perfect place to unwind after an action-packed day. PLAYING THERE The activities are endless, from bird and wild dolphin feeding to snorkelling, whale watching tours, helicopter joy flights, beach bike and kayak hire, parasailing, sand toboganning and Segway beach tours. The list goes on. Be sure to get your hands on a copy of the Weekly What’s On guide, which highlights daily tours, restaurant hours, special deals, tide times and free guided walks. MORE INFORMATION: Visit tangalooma.com
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Twenty-seven inspiring business women will be celebrated at the 21st annual Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network awards.
ore than 280 people will come together on August 9 to celebrate the 21st annual Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network’s Business Woman’s Awards Night Gala. My Weekly Preview is once again proud to be the media partner for the event, which recognises the success of the region’s women in business. The awards have attracted the best of the best across five categories including Young, Corporate, Micro Small, Sustainable and Professional. In addition, one finalist will be named the 2019 Outstanding Business Woman of the Year – a title which last year was presented to Kendall Morton of Home
Who inspires you? Being able to visit my customers in their homes and discuss their healthcare needs is a privilege. Many are in their eighties and nineties, still living at home and caring for themselves. They inspire me to be healthy and independent, and I love that I am able to help them do the same.
What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? It takes hard work and determination to survive when running your own business. You need to make sure you have strategies to deal the ups and downs. Listen to advice and ask for help. Build a team that believes in your vision and complements your skills. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Going through a divorce with two young children and trying to run two pharmacies. Name the key factors for your success: Determination. Having a great team sharing my vision. My family – they are always there to support me and offer words of encouragement. What’s the best thing about your job? I love being able to help people improve their health through the advice I give.
EMMA GIBBONS Huds and Toke Who inspires you? My mother has been one of my biggest inspirations – with her entrepreneurial skills, drive, intelligence, work ethic and empathy. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Make sure you arm yourself with lots of persistence, patience and resilience because that is what you will need to keep your business moving forward.
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Care Assistance Sunshine Coast. Twenty-nine finalists were selected from more than 130 nominations in July. These women then faced a judging panel for face-to-face interviews. Judging chair Min Swan says the panel is in awe of the calibre of entrants. “Every year you think you know everybody who is contributing to the Sunshine Coast, and every year you find these new diamonds of businesses. “As a judge you are in awe of the businesses and talent of the Sunshine Coast.” The winners will be announced at the gala event, which is being held at The Events Centre in Caloundra. My Weekly Preview wishes all the finalists good luck.
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HEIDI WALKER Walker Seafoods Who inspires you? Business owners who take risks because I understand how hard running your own business is. I admire anyone that has a go. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Surround yourself with experienced people whether that is through business networks,
What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? There have been many! The sudden death of one of my mentors and dear friends as we were launching into serious manufacturing really shook us and our resolve. We had to dig deep and learn everything the hard way. But we got through and are a stronger manufacturing business as a result. Name the key factors for your success: Patience and persistence – liking who I am, liking what I do and liking how I do it. What’s the best advice you have ever received? Love where you live. What’s the best thing about your job? Having fun and being creative every day and making families of all the puppies and ponies and pets of Australia (and the world) smile. Knowing that people on the other side of the world are buying and enjoying our products. Our team literally smiles and laughs all day!
staff, business owners or friends, and don’t be afraid to ask for advice. Make sure you have the right insurance policies in place – it’s a complex space and can cost you your whole business if you’re not thoroughly covered. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Ten years ago chefs wouldn’t put tuna or swordfish on their menus because they thought it wasn’t sustainable, but because we obtained Marine Stewardship Certification and educated chefs and consumers, our fish are now on hundreds of menus in Australia. Name the key factors for your success: Being persistent and level headed. Communication is also key – with staff, management and customers. Being one step ahead of the situation. What’s the best thing about your job? The diversity and the pressure.
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Wattle Street Dental
Who inspires you? Numerous women across different industries including Louise Turton from Surrender Dorothy, Alisa Wythes and celebrity Miranda Kerr. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Believe in yourself, have a plan, remain open-minded, acknowledge you can’t do everything, embrace delegating, upskill where you have gaps and surround yourself with people who know more than you do. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Letting go to upscale. I’m particular and can get caught up in fine details, which presents time challenges. Recognising I can’t do everything, that perfection hinders progress. Name the key factors for your success: An innovative approach, a diverse skill set, a business model that optimises growth and longevity, a collaborative culture that positions me as a coach rather than a competitor/boss, valuing each team members skills and experience. What’s the best thing about your job? Seeing my team succeed, hearing about the clients we are helping, knowing no two days are going to be the same and the quality time it allows me to spend with my family.
Who inspires you? Michelle and Barack Obama, Bo Eason, Dymphna Boholt, Elon Musk, Brendon Burchard and Simon Sinek. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Be clear about what you want, and what service you want to provide in your business. Do as much personal and professional development as possible. Find mentors, coaches and other professionals that can help with your business. Make sure you are passionate about your business. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? I bought the dental practice without much preparation, without the right mindset, skillset or leadership skills, and I overpaid for the business. But I don’t regret doing what I did. Overcoming the challenges taught me some of the most valuable lessons in my life. Name the key factors for your success: Growth mindset, optimism, resilience, courage, friends, family and my amazing team at Wattle Street Dental. What’s the best advice you have ever received? Have a dream that’s so big it’s scary to say out loud. What’s the best thing about your job? Transforming people’s smiles every day.
ISLA BROOK Isla Brook Consulting Who inspires you? There are many people who inspire me, including women entrepreneurs who are wanting to change the world in a positive way through their businesses. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Be consistent with your goals and listen to your intuition. Start building a team before you think you need one, hire an executive (virtual) assistant as this will give you leverage to scale fast. You need to be a strategic visionary. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Losing my marriage, home and job while on maternity leave in a matter of months with two small children. I made the decision I would do everything to create an amazing future. Name the key factors for your success: Consistency, collaboration, personal growth and life-long learning. You must work on your business daily and be consistent with your methods. What’s the best advice you have ever received? Decide what kind of life you really want and say no to anything that isn’t that. What’s the best thing about your job? I get to teach and empower others each and every day.
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Who inspires you? Personally, my family and friends inspire me to be a better person every day. Professionally, Mark Bouris and his very real, straightforward but professional approach. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Look back at all the milestones, good and bad, and embrace the successes and lessons learnt. Surround yourself with like-minded people and know it’s okay to ask them for help. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Launching Imperium on the Sunshine Coast, where my business network was very limited, and being a single parent to two very active teenagers. I have gone back to teaching until the business is self-sufficient, so juggling the many hats I wear has pushed me to new levels of time management. Name the key factors for your success: Integrity is everything to me. It is adhering to a very high standard of moral and ethical values and doing the right thing in every aspect of your life. Consistency is also a success factor as it shows discipline and structure. What’s the best thing about your job? I love to help clients understand their business, build their confidence and be a person they can talk to.
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Who inspires you? Kim McCosker. She makes her success look effortless. Plus her happiness and her community spirit – what’s not to love? What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Be confident. If it doesn’t come naturally, work towards making it happen. When I started out, I lacked a little confidence, but I realised if my business was going to achieve its true potential I had to be confident in my abilities. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Raising the capital in order to get Strucket to market. Our tooling (machinery) was more than $250,000, just to make one. This investment was huge and held great risk. Name the key factors for your success: Research, combined with a determination to succeed. What’s the best advice you have ever received? This quote of Richard Branson’s: “You need to be seen out there in your industry and in the world. You have to go out and sell yourself… Meet as many people as you can and loop them all into your massive network.” What’s the best thing about your job? That was all created from one idea and through that idea my family and I have thrived!
Who inspires you? Jacinda Ardern and Queensland Social Enterprise Council chair Emma Kate Rose. The women I work with and people experiencing difficult times – I find acknowledging resilience in others helps me to build it myself. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? It might be scary, it won’t be easy but you just need to do it. You will never learn as much as when you try. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Being a migrant and having to devise a way of life, including building new social circles and new ways to earn a living. Name the key factors for your success: Determination, not giving up and reinventing myself according to the challenges/opportunities in front of me. What’s the best advice you have ever received? There are decisions you do with the heart and ones you make with your head – try to recognise which is which, and don’t be afraid to fail as fast as possible. What’s the best thing about your job? Being able to help people. I run my business as a social enterprise which means I align to a quadruple bottom line – financial, social, environmental and self/staff development.
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Box Clever Interiors
Who inspires you? My lifelong friend Vanessa – she has an extremely successful career, loves what she does and makes sure she enjoys life. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Plan and be patient. Taking the time to thoroughly plan and research the business you intend to purchase or develop is paramount. Engage appropriate experts and stick to your strengths. Proceed with confidence! What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Revising my business plan and consciously downsizing to focus on quality of service over quantity of clients. This most difficult decision has been my best. Name the key factors for your success: My out-of-the box personality and approachability helps develop deep relationships with my clients – I really believe that society has gone full circle and clients are seeking stronger connections with their advisors. What’s the best advice you have ever received? Do what you love with the people you like and respect. What’s the best thing about your job? Helping people, celebrating my clients’ wins and having fun doing it.
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KELLY O’ROURKE Profit By Design
Who inspires you? My husband Cameron. His commitment to our clients, his intelligence and his creativity have been particularly inspiring to me. He is a force of nature! What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Understand your market very well. Know who you serve, what their issues and challenges are, and clearly articulate how you can help to overcome them. And back yourself. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Learning how to run a newspaper with absolutely no experience, next to no money, and with a one-year-old baby. Name the key factors for your success: My ability and willingness to adapt and learn new skills/ technology quickly, and according to what our clients need in any given moment, and the relationships I have with them. My family and friends have also been incredibly supportive. What’s the best advice you have ever received? No matter how you are feeling, get up, dress up, put on your red lipstick and show up. What’s the best thing about your job? I love our industry, because it’s so dynamic, and I love that my days are spent collaborating with business owners.
Who inspires you? I’m blown away by individuals whose successful careers began as micro business owners like me – the likes of British designer Kelly Hoppen and Emma Isaacs of Business Chicks. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Make a plan, set realistic and achievable goals – make yourself accountable. Understand the importance of working on your business and not just in it. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? For me, the biggest challenge has been to not put myself down, not to doubt myself and to keep believing I can do it. Name the key factors for your success: A capacity to interpret what our clients require to exceed their expectations and the professionalism to deliver. This requires integrity, determination and passion. What’s the best thing about your job? I am passionate about interiors! This is an industry which is constantly changing, and you never stop learning. I’m fascinated by the psychology of spaces and how this affects people, and the importance of the sustainability of the products we specify. There are some amazing suppliers and trades on the Coast that we get to interact with and support.
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Miss Monogram Who inspires you? Sunshine Coast small business owners who, despite the hurdles, continue to push through. I am inspired by those who create their own point of difference and lead the market with their service and community footprint. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Just do it. Do your research, seek the right advice legally and financially. Focus on making social media your friend. Network and get to know other business people in your community and look for ways you can support one another. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Working full time in one business five days a week and getting a startup off the ground for seven nights a week. The struggle was worth it without a doubt but with two small children in tow and working extremely late nights wrapping online orders until midnight I often wondered if I was mad! Name the key factors for your success: Passion, persistence and presentation. Plus, customer experience and care factor. What’s the best thing about your job? Seeing the look on a client’s face when they pick up their item and see their name monogrammed on to it.
HEIDI BISHOP EastCoast Human Resource Group
Who inspires you? Jacinda Ardern is inspirational for her humanistic approach and transformational leadership. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Surround yourself with talented people to complement your skills, always recruit on attitude and not simply on technical ability, and listen to your intuition. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? My career has consisted predominantly of roles involving regular interstate travel and with three children as a single parent it’s been tricky at times to keep everything in balance. Name the key factors for your success: Taking every opportunity that’s presented to me and having the courage (or stupidity) to believe I can successfully take on any challenge. Having an adaptable communication style. What’s the best advice you have ever received? Seek to understand before being understood. What’s the best thing about your job? Helping other people drives me and it’s so rewarding to have clients start a conversation quite stressed and by the end they’re so much lighter because they have the confidence to practically address it.
Who inspires you? Queensland’s chief entrepreneur Leanne Kemp. She is a powerful disruptor in emerging technology, who is recognised globally for her innovation in the technology space. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Picture your preferred future. Challenge yourself and step out of your comfort zone. When you think big you have an advantage. Smart people will want to work with you because smart people don’t want to work on small problems. Name the key factors for your success: I am an optimist with the ability to bring ideas and solutions to life. I like to visualise the preferred future and work my way through to achieving it. I strive to be globally relevant, which I think is important in creating long-term outcomes. I am passionately committed to collaboration and keen to learn. What’s the best advice you have ever received? To invest in myself. What’s the best thing about your job? My job enables me to live a purposeful life, rather than being a passive viewer of life. I have the opportunity to be of service every day and have fun doing so.
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Who inspires you? I am inspired by woman who manage multiple competing priorities effortlessly, who create a space in the business for other woman to succeed by mentoring and coaching them and who are socially conscious. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Embrace the tough assignments. Challenge yourself by demonstrating the resolve to solve problems and do the work no one else is willing to. Never give up on self-improvement. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? There are trade-offs and sacrifices to be made in order to achieve success. I have had to learn to compromise and be flexible and not get bent out of shape about things I have no control over. Name the key factors for your success: Building a culture of trust, empowerment and fun that shares successes and allows for collaboration. I’ve tried to make it a priority to be a guide, advisor and mentor to employees by reinforcing a positive sense of self. What’s the best thing about your job? I simply love what I do, adore my colleagues and love the industry I’m in.
JULIE POZZOLI Caloundra State High School
Who inspires you? I am inspired when I see how respectful, kind and giving our students are, which assures me our future is in safe hands. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Be brave and be confident that you can see where you are going and that you do have the skills in order to get to there. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Rebuilding a school and school community after a category five cyclone destroyed the school after being a principal for only eight weeks. Name the key factors for your success: Having wonderful staff who truly care about young people. Having a supportive parent community who trust the school is providing their child with the best education we can. Having a local community that see the school as a vital part of the community. Having great kids. What’s the best advice you have ever received? That it takes at least five years to get a school to be where it needs to be and to be patient and hang in there. What’s the best thing about your job? The students! Every day, they give me energy to keep doing what I need to do.
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What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Believe in yourself, work hard, create a network, make time for others, maintain a positive attitude, be humble but always stand tall. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? As a new migrant to Australia in 1991 with very young children and no savings, I was trying to establish a home and my career when I didn’t know anyone or where to start. Name the key factors for your success: Always keep an open mind, look for opportunities even if they seem a stretch, surround yourself with good, capable people, trust them and build their skills, think deeply and base your decisions on sound evidence. What’s the best advice you have ever received? When you take on a new role own it fully from day one. Don’t compare yourself to your predecessor or refer to what they did or didn’t do. Create your own vision and goals. What’s the best thing about your job? I am so privileged to work with great people, to know we are building the skills and confidence of our students. Of course there are challenges to overcome but seeing others succeed is awesome. My favourite times of the year are graduations!
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Who inspires you? Emma Isaacs, founder of Business Chicks, is amazing! She has given me confidence to forge ahead into previously unexplored territory in business. She has also given me the confidence to identify failure, learn and just get on with it. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Firstly, just do it, don’t think about it. Secondly, join a business network and get to every networking event you can. Every conversation can turn into a business opportunity so the more conversations, the more opportunities. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Leaving a great salary and safe corporate job in my twenties to set up my own consulting business was extremely challenging. I had very little money, one client and couldn’t get a credit card for the first few months. What’s the best thing about your job? I get to work with and represent hundreds of the most amazing businesses on the Sunshine Coast every day. I meet remarkable international keynote speakers, work across all three levels of government and regularly engage with media. I get to host a range of events and attend heaps of other events held and am meeting new people every day.
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Who inspires you? I’m inspired by people who are genuine in their intent and can create success without compromising who they are. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? You know what you know. Don’t doubt yourself. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Age and gender bias. However, although I still see it in some environments, it no longer impacts me or my ability to achieve. Name the key factors for your success: Integrity, consistency, knowledge and humour. What’s the best advice you have ever received? Work-life balance is a myth – you are one indivisible person and therefore balance is achieved by being your true self at work and in life. What’s the best thing about your job? I am passionate about property and about this great region we call home. In my job, I get to live out my passions by providing property assets that shape and influence the experience of the Sunshine Coast for residents and visitors and will continue to provide experience for future generations.
Who inspires you? People who are not afraid to go for their biggest goals and make the sacrifices and decisions needed to achieve them. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Get started and go for it. Once you have started, constantly push yourself to learn a little more, do a little more and be a little better than you were yesterday. Also, don’t let yourself be intimidated or overwhelmed by those who might be further along than you in business. We are all in this together. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Moving from a freelance setup to an agency structure. This was a huge move, so I needed to take the risk and investment, but make sure we were ready to handle it. Name the key factors for your success: Focusing on my own goals, being open to challenges and setbacks, and being aware that you can’t be the best at everything. What’s the best advice you have ever received? The idea of getting comfortable with being uncomfortable. What’s the best thing about your job? Having the platform to bring my vision to life for myself, my team and my clients.
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Who inspires you? I started Go For Zero because I wanted to contribute to a better future for my two little girls. Looking at my girls inspires me every day. I’m proud that Go For Zero is the first and only startup with truly toxin-free and sustainable products from Australian brands. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? It might sound cliched, but find something you are passionate about. Creating a business is hard work so you have to really believe in what you are doing. Name the key factors for your success: I have a clear higher purpose for my business and know why I started it. Find a mentor and keep developing yourself – there are many support structures on the Sunshine Coast. Learn about finances and keep an eye on them (or get someone to help you). What’s the best advice you have ever received? Passion + opportunity = luck. What’s the best thing about your job? The people I work with. My team members, my vendors, co-operating with other businesses and interacting with my customers. I love working with other passionate people.
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ELLIE DEGRAEVE Go For Zero
Who inspires you? People who are passionate about what they are doing and people who are willing to help others to succeed. I love the quote, “Be the type of woman who fixes another woman’s crown without telling the world it was crooked.” What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? I believe there is an opportunity for everyone to succeed if they are willing to back themselves. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Overwhelm. When you’re starting in business it’s easy to fall into the trap of saying yes to everything because you want to please everyone, but I have learnt to stay true to my vision and only collaborate on ideas that align with my direction. Name the key factors for your success: Creating success is attributed to creating a clear vision and strategy, being open to learn by investing in personal and professional development and networking. What’s the best advice you have ever received? Remember that what you have now was once exactly what you always wanted. What’s the best thing about your job? My favourite part of The Boss Babes Project is watching new collaborations be created where businesses can grow.
Who inspires you? My HR team. Every person is so intelligent, with a positive, can-do approach. I am so lucky to be surrounded by such amazing people. I am inspired every day. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Manage your stress. Exercise, meditate, eat well, get eight hours’ sleep. I know these things use time, but they are an investment in your output. Trust me! What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? My job is always busy, however, there was a time when the workload was just way too much. It really highlighted how important efficient processes are. Name the key factors for your success: My daily habits. I have managed full-time work and part-time uni for nearly seven years, while still maintaining a social life and fitness regime seamlessly. I fit a lot in but I do not burn out because I have a good routine. What’s the best advice you have ever received? Challenges are really just opportunities. What’s the best thing about your job? It’s rewarding to see the journey from someone applying for a job through to driving great initiatives for our region.
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Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane Writer Who inspires you? I would go large and say Oprah Winfrey. She broke through so many barriers and used her international platform for good. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Business strategy is not the be all and end all of a successful business. Getting your mindset right and believing in yourself and what you have to offer is super important too. I would also advise to start a business that aligns with something you are passionate about because this will fuel your motivation. Name the key factors for your success: Consistency of inspired action, showing up and meeting people, establishing meaningful connections and staying true to my core values. What’s the best advice you have ever received? The most memorable was from my late grandmother, who told me (with love) that I had to toughen up and she was right. Her words have driven me to push through the hard times so I can achieve my business and personal goals. What’s the best thing about your job? I love that I can establish connections with my clients that are based on trust and security, so they can be truly vulnerable and share their life story with me as we create their book.
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Who inspires you? I try to take inspiration from everyone I meet. Everyone has a story to tell and a lesson to teach and if you take the time to listen you’ll be surprised what you can learn. What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Don’t give up. Even when you feel that you are failing (as there will be times) just keep going. If you have a vision and a passion for what you do it’s worth it and so are you. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? The voice in my head telling me I can’t do something. I am (like most others) my worst enemy and biggest critic. Name the key factors for your success: Self-belief, family support, striving for improvement personally and professionally, determination and resilience. What’s the best advice you have ever received? It’s okay to fail, as long as you learn from your failures. It’s also okay to say no and to rest when you need it. What’s the best thing about your job? The ability to work alongside and grow with my amazing team, being part of the thriving Eumundi and broader Sunshine Coast community and providing a service of excellence to that community for all of their dental needs.
Who inspires you? My mum has truly inspired me to dream big and follow my passions. I genuinely believe I would not be the woman I am today without her support. Thanks Mum! What advice would you give to other women starting out in business? Keep going and don’t give up! There will be days where you doubt yourself and maybe it’s not going to plan but I guarantee if you push through you’ll be glad you persevered. What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome? Trying to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Sometimes you get so caught up with work and striving for success that it can be easy to forget you also need success in your personal life to keep happy. Name the key factors for your success: Determination, ability to adapt and being compassionate. What’s the best advice you have ever received? Opportunities don’t happen. You create them. What’s the best thing about your job? The absolute best thing about my job is my clients. I work closely with them to build strong relationships/friendships over time. There is nothing more rewarding than helping them achieve their dreams and being a part of that journey.
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HOROSCOPES GEMINI (MAY 22-JUN 21)
CANCER (JUN 22-JUL 23)
Over the last few weeks, you’ve had a rough time with relatives, but this week something fortunate could fall into your lap – perhaps money, property, possessions, an inheritance, a freebie, a job offer, a tax break or some other sort of lucky opportunity.
Opportunities to travel and/or study look promising this week as the stars stimulate your innate curiosity. The sun/Venus/Jupiter links are especially positive for social media connections and interpersonal relations as you talk and tweet.
The planets promise a boost to finances and an increase in cash flow, but be careful you don’t cancel that out by indulging in a spending spree! Under the influence of lucky Jupiter, it is a terrific time to apply for a job or spruce up your workspace.
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The stage is set for a potentially lucky week, so make the most of it. The sun, Venus and Jupiter activate your adventure zone, so start planning your next trip. However, moderation and common sense fly out the window as you party to the max.
Coupled Capricorn – love and lust are in the air, so plan something suitably romantic and seductive. Are you single and looking for love? With the sun, Venus and Mars visiting your intimacy zone, you need to be romantically proactive.
The stars highlight your Aquarian love life as Venus and Jupiter put Cupid on call to pay you a visit. If you’re attached, it’s time to organise a romantic rendezvous. Singles… it’s the perfect time to refresh your online profile or go on a first date.
The sun, Venus and Jupiter bless a career move, a professional idea or a start-up. There’s one proviso though… your heart must be in it. If you’re just going through the motions, it will affect the quality of your work and success will be fleeting.
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7. Taylor Hawkins is best known as the drummer for which US rock band? 8. True or false: weasels are carnivores? 9. George R.R. Martin wrote a book series that was adapted into which TV show? 10. Who wrote the 1940 novel Darkness at Noon?
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SCORPIO (OCT 24-NOV 22) It’s a fabulous week for your public profile, professional projects, work opportunities and financial matters as Venus and Jupiter send good fortune your way. Many shrewd Scorpios have a smart business brain, so make sure you’re utilising it to the max!
LIBRA (SEP 24-OCT 23) After a tricky time (especially with work and/or family), good fortune is on your side this week Libra, as lucky Venus trines prosperity planet Jupiter. It’s especially favourable for social media, short trips, communication, education and group activities.
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VIRGO (AUG 24-SEP 23) This week, the sun, Venus and Mars increase your enthusiasm for assisting those who are sick, in trouble or in need. You’ll find the more you lend a hand to others, the better you’ll feel. Your home life should also improve.
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LEO (JUL 24-AUG 23) It’s your best week of the year as the sun and Venus (in your sign) make beautiful music with prosperity planet Jupiter on Wednesday and Thursday. Prepare to pounce as you make the most of the fabulous opportunities that come your way.
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4 Tulip Lane, BUDERIM RENOVATE, DETONATE OR DEVELOP This is an outstanding opportunity for a renovator, developer, or investor to purchase a solid brick and tile home on a leafy ﬂat 809m2 block on top of Buderim within walking distance to village amenities, offering a variety of living or developing scenarios. • Lowset brick & tile classic on ﬂat 809m2 on top • Medium density residential zoning • Within walking distance to village • Rare opportunity, attractive options
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THE TIME IS RIGHT With conditions just right for buying, first homebuyers are being urged to get out to open homes and step onto the property ladder now.
illennials and younger first homebuyers are being urged to get off the sidelines and seize their opportunity to buy now, before the Federal Government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme starts on January 1, 2020. “We have record low interest rates and more cuts on the way, APRA [Australian Prudential Regulation Authority] has reduced serviceability buffers, there are
significant numbers of first homebuyers finding the confidence to enter the market from January next year.” The Government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme will be available to 10,000 would-be homeowners in 2020, however, the chances are high that many first homebuyers will miss Paul Angell out on the scheme before the end of February 2020. “By the time buyers are certain that house prices have returned to growth, which usually takes at least three or four months, substantial stamp duty concessions the price of an average home may have risen available, and the Federal Government’s by 20 to $30,000 or more,” Mr Angell says. five per cent deposit scheme is just months “And by then, we’re into December, away from implementation,” says First when the number of homes for sale usually National Real Estate Coastal principal reduces substantially. Buyers that already Paul Angell. have their deposit saved, but who are waiting “So, with Sydney and Melbourne’s for prices to stop falling, are likely to be met housing markets having recorded their first with significantly greater competition and months of growth since the market peak therefore higher prices in the New Year. in 2017, and the rate of house price falls in APRA’s loosening of lending rules has other capitals clearly slowing, we will see
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made it certain that more borrowers are now qualified for bigger loans.” Mr Angell says he doesn’t anticipate sudden changes in property prices between now and the end of the year, but some economists are already suggesting Australia’s housing market may finish the year with prices between three to five per cent higher than they were in January. “For those that are ready to buy now, my recommendation would be to not hold back,” he says.
WHY FIRST HOMEBUYERS SHOULD ACT NOW • We have record low interest rates. • More interest rate cuts are tipped for the near future. • The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has reduced serviceability buffers. • Substantial stamp duty concessions are available. • The Federal Government’s five per cent deposit scheme is just months away from implementation.
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A sense of community and the Sunshine Coast lifestyle. Elite Sunshine Coast Lightning netballer, Laura Scherian personiﬁes hard work, determination and a healthy lifestyle. Born and bred in Queensland, Laura absolutely loves the Sunshine Coast lifestyle and community feel and fell in love with Harmony. “I just feel so good here and with the beaches, the strong community vibe, business opportunities and great food and coffee.”
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The dynamic player and ﬁrst home buyer moved into her new three-bedroom, two-bathroom home with her partner in April and has been enjoying Harmony’s relaxed lifestyle. “To be honest I feel so relaxed since moving to Harmony – I’m loving living here – the community has such a fantastic feel which is why we bought the block of land in the ﬁrst place,” Ms Scherian said.
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“The location of our home is close to parks and the proposed shopping precinct, we thought it was just such a central spot. For me it just had to be Harmony.” Artist’s impression
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New blocks now selling in Unity, Harmony’s greenest neighbourhood. Harmony’s newest land release 9B, is ready for you right now, with blocks that can be built on right away. Living in 9B, you can make the most of walking or riding along the nature trail that weaves through the Greenwall Parklands, connecting with conservation parks and the future 16 hectare District Sports Park. The Unity neighbourhood is where community, nature and an active lifestyle all come together.
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Style, quality and space. You’ll have it all at 19 Bedarra Ct
New home, great value & ready to move into at 6 Bedarra Ct.
The layout and space of this home will amaze you. Contemporary kitchen with walk in pantry - tick! Separate laundry and drying court - tick! Internal two storey void - tick! Exterior alfresco area just off the kitchen - tick! Second south facing, outdoor entertaining area - tick! Great lifestyle- tick! • A well appointed central galley kitchen features stone benches and Bosch appliances that include; an induction cooktop and pyrolytic oven to make cooking cleaner and easier. Plus the walk-in pantry will keep your pride and joy all neat and tidy. • Privacy and space is a key element to the parents master suite. Its walk in robe is generous to say the least, and the luxury continues with his and hers sinks and a luxurious bath within the ensuite. • Three more bedrooms & a family bathroom are situated at the other end of the house for privacy. • Ducted air conditioning and ceiling fans for year round comfort are installed throughout the home.
Just completed, this home’s insightful design promotes space and natural light ﬂow throughout. Accommodation extends to three bedrooms, two living areas plus a study, space for the whole family to enjoy their new home. Situated just around the corner from the large, central parklands. • The kitchen enjoys quality joinery, stone bench top, soft close drawers and cupboards. Topped off with quality appliances including dishwasher, induction cooktop and under bench oven. • Upstairs the master bedroom is light and airy making for a great parents retreat. Finished with a generous walk in robe and ensuite that features plenty of storage space, stylish double vanity, large shower and separate toilet. Also upstairs, two more bedrooms and a second lounge. • The outdoor entertaining area is a canvas to turn into whatever you desire. Like entertaining? BBQ with ease. If you like gardening there is scope for a herb garden or even a landscaped oasis.
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An elegant and stylish lifestyle at 160 Sunshine Cove Way.
46 Sunrise Drive. Generous homesite with stunning view!
Contemporary building products have been used extensively to complete the owners desire to create a smart, open plan home rewarded with loads of natural light and cooling breezes. • Downstairs the kitchen, dining and indoor/outdoor living areas combine to provide multiple living and entertainment options. A central, alfresco deck is accessed via large sliding doors. • Expansive kitchen with quality joinery, spacious cupboards and stone bench tops, stainless steel dishwasher, 780mm induction cook-top and under bench oven. • A timber staircase leads to the second living space which could be a media room, teenagers’ retreat or a great space to read a good book. • The master suite offers a private space to relax and recharge. And the luxury continues with a large walk in robe, and an ensuite that features his and her sinks and in vogue ﬁnishes.
Having 392m2 of waterfront land to work with, you have a fabulous opportunity to plan and design the home of your dreams with the builder of your choice. • One look at the beautiful homes already built along Brighton’s foreshore will tell you that this is a very special precinct indeed and this is your last opportunity to be part of it! • With 180 degree, north facing views across the lake to a tree lined foreshore, this perfectly located parcel of land is what makes Sunshine Cove’s waterfront lifestyles so special. • Just imagine your life living here. Adjacent to lush parkland, close to our wonderful beaches, a stones throw to the best shopping on the coast and all within walking distance of Maroochydore’s evolving SunCentral CBD. • Best make sure you’re the lucky one to secure your Sunshine Cove lifestyle today.
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IMMACULATELY PRESENTED QUALITY DESIGNER HOME Discreetly positioned in a quiet and private cul-de-sac, this large designer built family home combines stylish elegance with functionality and vast indoor and outdoor living areas for the family to enjoy all year around. On the main level, is the large lounge and dining rooms including an oversized designer chef’s kitchen with quality appliance, an office and one guest bedroom, plus a large 12m x 5m undercover entertainment veranda, taking in the lush garden views. On the upper level are two bedrooms with built-in robes, high ceilings and large windows providing ample daylight, a media room, laundry and three oversized cupboards each with double sliding doors to cater for all the family storage needs. Open for Inspection: Contact Agent 4 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR | Office | Media Address: 2 Hamlin Close, Woombye Price: Offers Over $690,000
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NEW TOWNHOUSE First homebuyers, take advantage of the existing grant and secure yourself a brand new quality townhouse. Trireme is a boutique complex comprising only three attached townhouses and a renovated existing dwelling. It is located just a short walk to Aldi, Nambour Plaza and the central business district. Townhouse two is new and has two bedrooms with built-ins, a study/sitting area, two bathrooms, plus a third toilet, covered patio area, courtyard and single lock-up garage with remote. Features include air conditioning in the main bedroom and living area, ceiling fans throughout, plenty of light and ventilation. The home is fully insulated to external walls and upper ceilings
2/34 MOUNT PLEASANT ROAD, NAMBOUR 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Price $365,500 Day & Grimes Real Estate 5441 3366 Warrick Coverdale 0400 646 472
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Prime Mooloolaba Beach House 4 Moondarra Cresent, MOOLOOLABA Offering huge potential, this house is positioned on a fully fenced 632m2 block with side access and offers the option’s of renovating, knocking down and building a brand new home or you could hold the property and rent for $500 per week. This prime position is within walking distance to just about every convenience and the central location ensures easy access to all that the Sunshine Coast lifestyle, has to offer.
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• 700m to Mooloolaba Beach and the start of the restaurant/café/shopping strip • 450m to a great shopping centre which includes a Coles supermarket, tavern, bottleshop, newsagency, bakery and pharmacy • 300m to the Mooloolaba Primary School • Surfing, boating and fishing all at your fingertips
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YOUR LAND SPECIALISTS BLI BLI 59A Willis Road
Stage One, Diddillibah Rise
BUDERIM 9 - 11 Dunbar Court
Stage Two, Diddillibah Rise 1.542 Ha
Lot 1/ 157 Burnett Street
Lot 4/ 157 Burnett Street
23 Caroline Crescent
12 Barralong Court
Glenfinnan Estate, 137 Glenfinnan Court
8 Banksia Place
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ROSEMOUNT Everton Place, 15 Everton Place Lot 1
Rosemount Crest, 175 Paynters Creek Rd Lot 1
Kia Ora, 84 Taylors Road
VALDORA 46-52 Karnu Drive
Coolum Crest, 63 Yungar Street
Plantation Rise, 39 Woombye Palmwoods Road
BAUPLE Lot 94 Deephouse Rd 5043 sqm CHEVALLUM 247 Dales Road 4 Ha
Over $65,000 Over $550,000
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17 Citron Place
GLENVIEW Lot 4 Leeding Road 14.41 Ha
7 Petrel Crescent
PALMVIEW 27 Potts Street
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ONLY THREE APARTMENTS REMAIN AT BEACHFRONT ALLURE MOOLOOLABA From page 47
llure Mooloolaba is now complete with residents preparing to move into their new apartments in the coming weeks. A mix of local, interstate and international buyers have purchased apartments with many moving into an apartment for the first time. Located at the northern end of the Mooloolaba strip and within a short stroll to Mooloolaba Beach, the residences offer quality finishes in a small boutique complex and are close to all of Mooloolabaâ€™s retail and dining amenity. Built by renowned local developer/ builders Squire Developments, the apartments have been architecturally designed by OGE Group and offer spacious open-plan living with an abundance of natural light. Floor-to-ceiling balcony doors maximise integration between the interior and the natural surrounds. All apartments are appointed with quality fixtures and fittings and ducted air-conditioning throughout. Energy saving aspects include LED lighting and solar panels to assist with powering the heated indoor/outdoor pool. Body corporate fees are reasonable and
there is onsite management. Residents have secure undercover parking with storage available. At this stage there is a choice of three two-bedroom apartments still available, which offer a choice of either stunning views or expansive outdoor living/ As a bonus, each of the remaining units have built-in basement storage and window coverings. Also, for the month of August, the developer is offering to install a new furniture package or to pay the stamp duty on any purchase. With limited opportunities to purchase a brand new apartment in Mooloolaba both now and in the future, Allure Mooloolaba presents an investment opportunity for savvy buyers. Inspections are welcome with the remaining apartments open from 10-11am each Saturday.
AT A GLANCE Allure Mooloolaba Where: 71 First Avenue, Mooloolaba Price: From $585,000 to $619,000 Contact: Allure Sales 0418 173 187
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MULTI AUCTION | THURSDAY 8TH AUGUST RAMADA RESORT MARCOOLA | 6PM
Coolum 5446 2500 | Marcoola 5448 7444 www.northshorerealty.com.au
AUCTION NEXT SATURDAY
16 Beachway Parade, Marcoola
6/47 Petrie Avenue, Marcoola
POSITION IS THE KEY
CHARMING SEASIDE COTTAGE + STUDIO APARTMENT
View Contact Agent
• Great location, less than 500m flat stroll to the beach and local cafes
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• When it comes to location it doesn’t get much better than this • Grab your morning cuppa and take a stroll along the beach before you start your day • Modern living, dining and kitchen feature timber floors and open onto a private balcony • Two spacious bedrooms and main bathroom all on one level • Third bedroom, second bathroom, laundry and exclusive terrace on the lower level • Single lock up garage with room for bikes and surf boards • Complex offers a refreshing inground pool and BBQ area
3504/923 David Low Way, Marcoola
25/917 David Low Way, Marcoola
• 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom fully furnished cottage + bonus studio apartment above garage • Cottage has polished timber flooring in living/dining area and air conditioned living and master bedroom • Cottage popular amongst holiday goers, studio currently has a permanent tenant in place
View Saturday 1 - 1.30pm Auction Cancelled Now Listed For Sale $800,000
BEST VALUE OCEAN VIEW • 5th floor apartment located right on the beachfront in Marcoola • Capture the sea breezes in summer and morning sun in winter • Enjoy ocean views from lounge, main bedroom & spacious balcony • Air conditioned, fully furnished and ready to take possession of now • Book your inspection or come to our open homes, this 2 bedroom apartment really is a must see! 56 My Weekly Preview | August 2, 2019
Auction In-rooms Thursday 8th August Keith Blanchard 0419 676 037 email@example.com
OCEAN VIEWS FOREVER View Saturday & Wednesday 11 - 11.30am Auction In-rooms Thursday 8th August Walter Johnson 0488 989 363 firstname.lastname@example.org
• Absolute beachfront position with stunning white-water ocean views and no roads between you and a simply stunning surf beach which is patrolled all year round • Perched high above the sand and waves with just parkland between you and the beach, this apartment offers a unique and enviable living experience • All three bedrooms have ocean views and capture the sea breezes • Luxury bathrooms and a quality well equipped kitchen features granite benches and modern appliances • Recently refurbished you will appreciate the feeling of luxury & quality this apartment offers
View Saturday & Wednesday 11 - 11.45am Auction In-rooms Thursday 8th August Mark McDonald 0418 871 059 email@example.com myweeklypreview.com.au
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Coolum 5446 2500 | Marcoola 5448 7444 www.northshorerealty.com.au Auction Ramada 8th August @ 6pm
BEACHFRONT DUAL KEY – GET IN QUICK! Rare dual key podium level apartment in the popular beachfront Ramada Marcoola Resort. Featuring an expansive outdoor patio area with direct access to the pristine beach. The astute investor will appreciate the many options the dual key facility offers. Fully furnished plus two secure car parks.
Auction Ramada 8th August @ 6pm
View Saturday 11 - 11.30am Auction In-rooms Thursday 8th August Liz Hope 0422 494 686 firstname.lastname@example.org
1104/923 David Low Way, Marcoola Auction Ramada 8th August @ 6pm
SPACIOUS, PRIVATE, LOW BODY CORPORATE Live the relaxing and luxurious lifestyle in this executive New York style apartment. Shops, cafes, school, tavern & restaurants all at your fingertips. 9ft ceilings, bamboo timber flooring & wall to wall windows allow natural light to flow through. Spacious 166m2 in size with low Body Corporate fees.
View Saturday & Sunday 12 - 12.30pm Auction In-rooms Thursday 8th August Ben Thomson 0447 057 651 email@example.com
4/28 Karome Street, Pacific Paradise
15/130 Mudjimba Esplanade, Marcoola
STUNNING BEACHFRONT POOL VILLA • Refurbished stunning 3 bedroom dive in Pool Villa • Open plan lounge that flows out to covered balcony & 75m pool • Private use rooftop area – perfect for evening drinks & quiet relaxation • 3 bedrooms on mid level, serviced with an ensuite and central bathroom • Lower level has a powder room off the living area • Ducted air conditioning and heating throughout villa • Secure lock up garage with internal entry and room for a second car in the driveway • Prime positioned end villa, stylishly decorated and furnished • 11 kms of pristine beach at your doorstep • Excellent holiday letting returns
View Saturday, Wednesday & Friday 12 - 12.45pm Auction In-rooms Thursday 8th August Mark McDonald 0418 871 059 firstname.lastname@example.org
11 JORL CT Townhouse apartments
16 Waterline Close, Mount Coolum
BEACHSIDE LIVING AS IT SHOULD BE • Appealing & captivating home in the prestigious ‘The Boardwalk’ estate • Low maintenance, easy care home in tip top condition & ready for new owner • Two separate air conditioned living areas & well-appointed kitchen • Ground level master bedroom with ensuite showcasing a corner shower & double vanity • North facing in-ground pool & alfresco area surrounded by lush Balinese style gardens • Positioned in a quiet cul de sac, fully fenced with side access • Fabulous shaded park and playground across the road • Easy walk to the beach & Mount Coolum Shopping Village • Come & see this appealing beachside property, it could be your next home! myweeklypreview.com.au
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A sought after postcode, at a sought after price From
For Sale Offers over $880,000 Walter Johnson 0488 989 363 email@example.com
View Saturday 3rd August 2-2.30pm Enquiries North Shore Realty
Ben Thomson 0447 057 651
Corey Payne 0407 044 338 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Coolum 5446 2500 | Marcoola 5448 7444 www.northshorerealty.com.au
56 Beachway Parade, Marcoola
STUNNING BEACHFRONT HAMPTONS-STYLE HOME • Spectacular Hamptons style home in prime beachfront location • Beautifully designed, offering contemporary flair and premium quality over two spacious levels • Generous living spaces open onto a 12 metre lap pool on one side, and a covered entertaining area framed by tropical landscaped gardens merging with the natural sand dune vegetation of Marcoola Beach at the rear • Four generous bedrooms, three bathrooms plus a powder room and a spacious office ideal for working from home • Stunning showpiece kitchen with stone benchtops and premium appliances • An exquisite master retreat offers a private ocean-facing balcony overlooking the tranquil bush reserve • Living areas on both levels, guest bedroom with ensuite • Double garage with off street parking for the boat or jet ski & secure gated entry
View Contact Agent For Sale $1,375,000 Jay Pashley 0407 119 355 email@example.com
1 and 2/23 Margaret Street, Coolum Beach
RARE DUPLEX PAIR-CENTRAL COOLUM BEACH • Prime location in-close proximity to Coolum Village Shopping Centre! • Strata titled townhouses with each unit comprising 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. • Situated on approximately 506m2 block. • Inviting open plan interior with cathedral ceilings. • Private rear courtyards & sunny north facing front terraces. • Perfect for those looking for premium location - 2 minute walk to Shops, Medical Centre & Beach! • Currently rented for $730 a week combined. • District Centre Zoned property suitable for redevelopment or leave as is. • Jump in now as District Centre Zoned properties are scarce within Coolum CBD!
View Saturday 10 - 10.30am For Sale Expressions of Interest Noel Mooney 0417 756 076 firstname.lastname@example.org 58 My Weekly Preview | August 2, 2019
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Coolum 5446 2500 | Marcoola 5448 7444 www.northshorerealty.com.au
121 Coolum Terrace, Coolum Beach
SPECTACULAR DESIGNER BEACH HOUSE View Saturday 12 - 12.30pm
• Beautiful, designer beach house overlooking the spectacular Bays of Coolum • Sweeping ocean views, footsteps from the beach and Coolum’s main esplanade • Upper level penthouse-style design with lower floor guest accommodation
Auction On-site 17th August @ 10am
• Sparkling inground lap pool, double storey open atrium entryway • Contemporary kitchen with local and Italian state-of-the-art appliances
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• Luxury bedrooms and bathrooms, designer fittings, balconies on both levels • Tranquil vertical gardens, flat lawn, solar and water filtration system
36, 38 and 40 Sunrise Avenue, Coolum Beach 3 VACANT LOTS – CENTRAL COOLUM BEACH
• Rarely does an opportunity like this come along where you can have a choice of 3 blocks of vacant flat land in Central Coolum Beach • Imagine what you can do with an approximately 641 sqm block in this location and only moments’ walk to shops, cafes and beach • Each lot 641m2, approx. dimensions 16.8m frontage x 38.3m depth • Zoned Medium Density Residential, build a house or duplex • 200m to Coolum Village Shopping Centre and Birtwill Street dining • 500m to the pristine sands of Coolum Beach • 1000m to Tickle Park and Coolum Surf Club • 12km to Sunshine Coast Airport • 19km to Sunshine Plaza at Maroochydore, 21km to Noosa Heads • Lots available for sale individually or together - site report and site plans available on request.
View Agent on site Saturday 11 - 11.30am For Sale Expressions of Interest Noel Mooney 0417 756 076 firstname.lastname@example.org myweeklypreview.com.au
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LOCK UP AND GO - THE PERFECT BEACHSIDE LIFESTYLE - MOOLOOLABA Trinity Beach Home #3/7 Marjorie Street, Mooloolaba Perfectly positioned and luxuriously appointed, this stunning brand new architecturally designed townhouse combines the scale and feel of a home with the convenience of low-maintenance beachside living. Stylish in design and awash with natural light, the residence utilizes a palate of neutral tones and contemporary ﬁnishes to create an ambience of elegance and sophistication. Offering an unparalleled lifestyle opportunity with stunning beaches and Mooloolaba Esplanade only minutes away!
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Price: Offers from $1,149,000 Inspect: Saturday 3rd August 11.45-12.15pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222
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VIEWS, VERSATILITY AND VERITABLE VALUE 59&60/16-20 Beach Road, Maroochydore Buy now and be in by Christmas. ‘Rhythm on Beach’ comes with all the beneﬁts of CBD living. Boasting cutting edge architectural design, these beautiful contemporary apartments are just minutes to beaches, shopping & award winning dining precincts. Inspired by a new style of coastal living, these stylish 106-111m2 apartments with varying layouts and views to choose from offer a space to suit every lifestyle. Both units $669,500. To discover more about the options available call Karen today!
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Price: $669,500 Inspect: By appointment Karen Jones 0405 122 526
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TANAWHA BEAUTY Set down Set down a private pri riva vate te driveway, dri rive vewa way, y, o on na 5352m 5352 53 52m m2 n north-facing orth or th fac acin ing g pa p parcel, rcel this this residence strikes balance between Hamptons character and contemporary elegance. The gourmet kitchen is the hub of the home with a seamless flow to the alfresco deck which overlooks a pool and beautiful lawns complete with a rainforest backdrop and dam. The home boasts formal and casual living zones, high ceilings, timber floors, separate media room and fireplace.
19 WALGARRI DRIVE, TANAWHA 5 bed, 2 bath, 4 car Price $1.35 million McGrath Mooloolaba 5450 8000 Carlie Penn 0417 771 702 Glennis Schindler 0412 737 324
LAKESIDE, BEACHSIDE BEAUTY, WURTULLA 5 Mandara Drive, Wurtulla
Showcasing this beautifully renovated low set beachside home, perfectly positioned with multiple living zones and open plan Price: Offers in $700,000’s living. Situated on a generous 597m2 allotment & only metres from Inspect: Saturday 3rd August 10-10.30am Currimundi Lake and Wurtulla beach. Karen Jones 0405 122 526
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4 Nagari Place, Warana We are under strict instruction to sell on or before Auction. Invest as is, or buy to live in while you renovate for proﬁt – adding instant value. The options are endless. Don’t miss your chance to secure an affordable home in a popular and tightly held beachside suburb – this won’t last long. Only 4 rooftops to the pristine waters of Warana Beach, you can embrace the ultimate coastal lifestyle with this private and secluded home.
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Minutes to Warana beach 634m2 level block Expansive covered entertaining zone Off-street parking for boat/caravan Walk to shops, schools & transport
Auction: Saturday 10th August @ 12pm Inspect: Saturday 2nd August 2.15-2.45pm Thursday 8th August 12-12.30pm & 5-5.30pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526
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We put you first ALEXANDRA HEADLAND ’WINDSOR SHORES’ 542/19A WIRRAWAY STREET
OFFERS OVER $555,000
LITTLE MOUNTAIN 69 WILDERNESS CIRCUIT
Easy On The Eye! If you are looking for an easy care, near new modern home to call your own this property is ready for you to say - Yes Please! The open plan kitchen with stone tops offers plenty of storage. The kitchen overlooks the large air-conditioned, fully tiled living and dining area which flows out to the outdoor patio area. • Open plan living with covered outdoor patio. • Main bedroom inc walk-in wardrobe and ensuite A great location being close to local shopping centres and schools. Also handy to Kawana Health Precinct. INSPECT Saturday 3rd August 12-12.30pm FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 07 5444 0800 PAUL & LISA ANGELL 0438 468 378 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au
QUIET LOCATION WITH OCEAN VIEWS
MAROOCHYDORE ‘COCOS COURT’ 1/14 ELIZABETH FARM COURT
Located at the rear of the complex, this beautiful unit enjoys the northern sun and has a generous balcony to soak up the ocean views. Spacious open plan living with modern stylish kitchen • Master Bedroom with ensuite • Air conditioning and fans • Separate laundry • Secure underground parking with Cage • NBN connected and pet friendly. Seaforth Resort is well respected for its facilities, immaculate and lush gardens, a lagoon pool, lap pool, heated spa, well equipped gym and sauna, with the beach right on the doorstep. INSPECT Saturday 3rd August 1-1.30pm FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5443 3377 GEORGINA GRIGGS 0401 868 006 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au
MAROOCHYDORE 213 MAIN ROAD
No Steps - No B/Corp - No Worries! Looking for a centrally located first home, retirement nest or investment property! This budget friendly property is fresh to the market after 15 years with the current owner! • Three bedroom low set brick and tile duplex • Fully tiled living areas + Covered outdoor area w garden shed • Less than 300m to park with BBQ and playground • Very handy to both State Primary and High Schools • No Body Corporate fees - Just shared insurance of $620/yr • Pet Friendly for owner occupier. INSPECT Saturday 3rd August 10-10.30am FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 07 5444 0800 PAUL & LISA ANGELL 0438 468 378 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au
13-19 GAYLARD ROAD IMAGE FLAT 4560
Prime Position and will be great value! • 3 good sized bedrooms, 2 with built-ins • Kitchen / Lounge and Dining with polished floor • New Bathroom with separate toilet • Expansive rear deck ideal for relaxation • 6m x 6m approx. double bay shed • Large approx. 607sqm of land, perfect for the kids • Side access for potential storage options • Air conditioning unit to keep you cool in summer • Affordable home buying in Maroochydore is here AUCTION Saturday 3rd August at 11am INSPECT Saturday 10.30-11am FIRST NATIONAL RIVERSIDE 5446 6186 JASON BURNS 0417 762 001 WEB www.firstnationalriverside.com.au
Beerwah - 5494 6444 Caloundra - 5438 2166 myweeklypreview.com.au
Kuluin - 5446 6186
LIVE - WORK - PLAY Positioned on just under 1 acre and perfect for those that need to be close to town but still have space to work from home and enjoy country living. So much shed space, could it be too big?? plus double garage and another storage room. The block rendered 5 bedroom home is huge with open plan living facing out to a wraparound back deck to enjoy entertaining all year round. Potential for dual living with 2 bedroom and bathroom at one end that could easily convert to granny flat. The chooks are established under the mango trees and hope to stay on. AUCTION On-site Saturday 31st August 11am INSPECT Saturdays 10-10.30am FIRST NATIONAL CAROLANS NAMBOUR 5441 1344 VANESSA BRUNTON 0467 448 850 WEB www.carolans.net
Maroochydore - 5443 3377 Mooloolaba - 5444 0800 Nambour - 5441 1344 Sippy Downs - 5450 1515 My Weekly Preview | August 2, 2019 63
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Shop 2, 18 Blackall Street, WOOMBYE
BURNSIDE 47 ALTITUDE DRIVE
COOL & CLASSY~BRAND NEW, SPACIOUS~VIEWS • Impressive & large, natural light filled open plan living • Separate media/home cinema room - air con • Rear timber outdoor entertaining deck - Sunsets + • Master suite at back of home, ensuite & walk in robe • Turfed, landscaped and fenced - side access for boat • Quality reputable Builder - inspections will impress!
Price: Buyer interest from $549,000 Inspect: Saturday 12 – 12.40 Contact: Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599 www.riddellrealestate.com.au Property ID: 710398
WOOMBYE 9 REYNOLDS CLOSE
Here’s a preview of hot auctions taking place on the Sunshine Coast in the next seven days:
3504/923 DAVID LOW WAY, MARCOOLA Auction in Ramada Resort Rooms Thursday, August 8 @ 6pm North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Walter Johnson 0488 989 363
LOT 2/84 TAYLORS ROAD, TANAWHA Auction on site Saturday, August 3 @ 1pm McGrath Mooloolaba 5450 8000 Damien Michael 0413 024 124 Gail Robertson 0421 634 106
16 BEACHWAY PARADE, MARCOOLA Auction in Ramada Resort rooms Thursday, August 8 @ 6pm North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Noel Mooney 0417 756 076
84 TAYLORS ROAD, TANAWHA Auction on site Saturday, August 3 @1pm McGrath Mooloolaba 5450 8000 Damien Michael 0413 024 124 Gail Robertson 0421 634 106 213 MAIN ROAD, MAROOCHYDORE Auction on site Saturday, August 3 @ 11am First National Riverside 5446 6186 Jason Burns 0417 762 001 4 MOONDARRA CRESCENT, MOOLOOLABA Auction on site Saturday, August 3 @10am Platinum Properties 5437 8806 Steve Kealey 0437 935 369
PRESENTATION & LOCATION! • Effortless living awaits – Immaculate home, low maintenance living • Open plan living, dining & family room • Modern kitchen • Front covered verandah with views & rear covered outdoor entertaining • 2.2kw Solar system, fully fenced, landscaped with fruit trees & veggies
Price: GREAT VALUE HOME! Inspect: Saturday 1 – 1.40 Contact: Virginia Brown 0400 763 837 www.riddellrealestate.com.au Property ID: 707297
Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412 | Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599 | Virginia Brown 0400 763 837 | David Gaskin 0405 258 765
53/42 BOARDWALK BOULEVARD, MOUNT COOLUM Auction on site Saturday, August 3 @1pm North Shore Realty 5446 2500 Kerry Glover 0408 714 270 25 PAPERBARK PLACE, MUDJIMBA Auction in Ramada Resort rooms Thursday, August 8 @ 6pm| North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Ben Thomson 0447 057 651
83 Nothling Street, Moﬀat Beach Set on a generous 566m² corner allotment, this capঞvaঞng beach home has been lovingly renovated and extended to embrace it occupants with a fusion of the indoor and outdoor living spaces, beauঞful ঞmber floors and first-class finishes. • Beauঞful, leafy and private yard with entertainment/barbecue area • Plenঞful storage & shelving downstairs; perfect for the workshop or tradesmen • New 6kW Solar, house re-wired, re-plumbed and new roof in recent renovaঞon • Close to cafes, patrolled beach and public transport
6/47 PETRIE AVENUE, MARCOOLA Auction in Ramada Resort rooms Thursday, August 8 @ 6pm North Shore Realty 5448 7444 Keith Blanchard 0419 676 037
AUCTION RESULTS The easiest way to check out the latest auction results. 4 CAMELIA STREET, BOKARINA Passed in / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526 11 YARINGA AVENUE, BUDDINA SOLD UNDER THE HAMMER FOR $1,280,000 5 bed, 3 bath, 2 car Elite Lifestyle Properties 5444 0111 Rob Keam 0418 708 137
MARKET TRACKER A list of what’s recently sold on the Coast: 8 CARRUTHERS ROAD, WOOMBYE $525,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 5 car REMAX Property Sales, Jason Stock *As supplied by contributing real estate agencies
4 Auc on In Rooms, The Events Centre, Caloundra Thursday, 15th August at 11am
Andrew Garland 0403 851 777
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Unit 25/38 King Street, Kings Beach Act quickly to secure this superb penthouse apartment with sweeping views from Mount Coolum to the north, across Moﬀat and Shelly Beach and out to the shipping lanes and Moreton Island. To be sold at auc on. • Spacious luxury 174m²* water view apartment (132m²* internal living area) • Three generous bedrooms, master with ensuite, spa bath & large walk-in robe • Large 42m²* north-facing balcony with full-size heated spa • Secure side by side parking for two cars plus storage cage & secure li *approximately
Aucঞon In Rooms, The Events Centre, Caloundra Thursday, 15th August at 11am
Andrew Garland 0403 851 777
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Marcoola, 1202/923 David Low Way
Unique Marcoola Opportunity With Great North Facing Ocean Views! Unit 1202/923 “Surfair” David Low Way, Marcoola presents luxury at a price you can afford, perfect for the down sizer or investors, with high rental demand and holiday let return in this area. • This rare dual key unit being sold furnished will suit investors or owner occupiers • Option to live in one and rent the other • Beachside luxury without the price tag • 2 spacious king sized bedrooms both with double built in robes
• Stunning ensuites to both bedrooms • Private balconies which boasts beautiful ocean views • 2 secure basement car parks • Direct beach access and walking distance to local shops, cafes & restaurants
OPEN HOME: Sat 3rd August 10-10.30am VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au AUCTION: On Site Sat 17th Aug 12pm AGENT: Jordan Barden 0422 990 824
MARCOOLA, 16/1 Merchants Parade
Your Forever Beach Home In The Town of Seaside! Located in the picturesque town of Seaside, 16/1 Merchants Parade Marcoola represents luxury at a price you can afford. This stunning townhouse is perfect for the down sizer or investors with high rental demand in this area. • Main bedroom is ﬁt for a king with an oversized double wardrobe • 2 king sized bedrooms with double built in robes & sharing a private deck • Stunning kitchen with top of the range appliances • Private, decked outdoor area with views of the creek & bush land • Double remote controlled garage with ample storage space
OPEN HOME: Sat 3rd August 11 -11.30am VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au AUCTION: On Site Sat 17th August 1pm AGENT: Jordan Barden 0422 990 824
KULUIN, 17 Ghost Gum Avenue
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Recently Renovated, Perfect Family Entertainer Attention all families looking to buy a beautiful forever home or investors due to the high rental demand in the area, this could be the one for you. Located just walking distance to the sought after Kuluin State Primary School, local shops, amenities, restaurants and the IGA, 17 Ghost Gum Avenues central position is ultra convenient to everything that Kuluin has to offer. • Well presented, renovated family home on 702m2 land • Expansive outdoor entertaining area with built in BBQ over looking the beautifully maintained backyard, gardens and crystal blue swimming pool
OPEN HOME: Sat 3rd August 1-1.30pm VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au AUCTION: On Site Sat 31st August 12pm AGENT: Jordan Barden 0422 990 824
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Minyama, 2 Myoora Court
Prestigious North Facing Deep Waterfront A unique opportunity to enjoy the north facing deep waterfront lifestyle, this exquisite family residence embraced by sensational waterway views and summoning an immediate impression of style and effortless liveability, has been cleverly crafted to integrate in and outdoor living • Thoughtfully designed for families with plenty of space and low maintenance luxury • State of the art kitchen ﬁnished with beautiful stone benchtop • Luxurious master suite complete with elegant ensuite, generous walk in robe • Versatile ﬂoor plan with an abundance of entertaining and living areas
• Ducted Air conditioning throughout with multi zones and My Air controller • Resort style swimming pool and spa • Two car accommodation, side access for boat or caravan • Pontoon & Boat/Manshed
OPEN HOME: Thur 1st August 4-4.30pm Sat 3rd August 11-11.30am VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au AUCTION: On Site Sat 10th Aug 3pm AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758 Grant Whisker 0415 856 575
MAROOCHYDORE, 1/367B Main Road
Renovate and Profit or Perfect First Home This incredible property offers a great opportunity to purchase into a sought after location at a very affordable price, offering the discerning purchaser a vast array of exciting options. Delivering a sensible ﬂoor plan and loads of potential, featuring: • Four spacious bedrooms plus study • Open plan living and dining area • Impressive undercover outdoor entertainment area • Double car port & ample off road parking
OPEN HOME: Sat 3rd August 12 -12.30pm VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au AUCTION: On Site Sat 10th August 2pm AGENT: Grant Whisker 0415 856 575
MOOLOOLABA, 7/22 Meta Street
Aﬀordable apartment - walking distance to the beach Just a short stroll to the beach, this spacious apartment in the well-located “Admirals Court” complex offers superb value. On the second level, the apartment is complete with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, open planned living/dining area which opens onto the balcony with lovely views over the complex’s inground pool and tropical gardens. Located within walking distance of Mooloolaba beach, Mooloolaba Esplanade, the redeveloped wharf precinct, shopping, restaurants, cafes and entertainment. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to buy in this incredible location.
OPEN HOME: Sat 3rd August 11-11.30am VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au PRICE: Offers over $400,000 AGENT: Amanda Morton 0475 846 626
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MAROOCHY RIVER’S PRESTIGE APARTMENT PROJECT IS UNDERWAY
osaic Property Group founder Brook Monahan and cofounder Dave Handley were joined by Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson and councillor Jason O’Pray at an official turning of the sod ceremony to celebrate the commencement of construction on Avalon by Mosaic. The multi-residential $106-million development located on Duporth Avenue in Maroochydore comprises 86 apartments across two boutique luxury buildings, along with a range of six-star amenities including a ground-floor artisan café, extensive health and wellness facilities, private pontoon access, resort pool and an exclusive concierge service. Avalon boasts a prime, north-east facing position directly on the shores of the Maroochy River. Mr Monahan says the event marks a watershed moment for Mosaic, being the group’s fourth development on the Sunshine Coast, and first for Maroochydore. “This is a proud and significant moment for us, being years in the making and positioned on such a historically significant site,” he says.
“We have worked exceptionally hard to ensure Avalon is a legacy development for Maroochydore and indeed the region.” “Over 70 per cent of Avalon has now been sold, an incredible result at this stage of the project. Its high-end residential appeal, six-star amenity, and an incredible location have been extremely attractive to purchasers, who we would like to thank for helping us realise this achievement.” Mr Monahan says Avalon will create significant employment opportunity and drive economic growth for the area.
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“Avalon will deliver over 500 jobs over the course of construction and we are committed to ensuring that at least 80 per cent of trades are sourced from the region.” Mayor Jamieson says it is great to see the project underway. “Developments such as Avalon are a great benefit to our community and support the strong vision we have for the Maroochydore and the Sunshine Coast as a true, world-class destination. “For a project of this magnitude and complexity to get to this stage is the result of
Amber Fox 0405 357 735
Leanne King 0439 910 235
Darren Rix 0416 188 259
an enormous amount of work and I share the passion and the genuine excitement of Mosaic in turning this vision into a reality. “I congratulate Mosaic on their ongoing commitment to the Sunshine Coast and also to the buyers who have chosen this benchmark development. I look forward to seeing it come to life.” Officially launched in late 2018, Avalon has garnered strong ongoing interest from local and interstate buyers. Limited opportunities remain. New apartment releases include two-bedroom apartments starting from $560,000 and three-bedroom from $922,500. Avalon by Mosaic is due for completion in early 2021.
AT A GLANCE Avalon Where: Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore Price: Two bedroom starting from $580,000. Three bedroom starting from $922,500 Contact: Marcus Muir 0404 223 184.
Margie Deighton 0411 399 514
Neil Bourke 0417 721 602
Barbara Banks 0419 760 492
COMING SOON…COMING SOON…COMING SOON!!! 4 bedroom top ﬂoor apartment for sale with views of park, water, Mooloolaba & Mount Coolum.
DUAL OCCUPANCY - 1.79 ACRES - AMAZING VIEWS AND POOL 10 Dajaman Court, BLI BLI
Offers over $950,000
Set on 7280m in a quiet court this property features a immaculate high set home, a separate second residence, 14 mtr pool • Main house: Open plan living, high ceilings timber ﬂoors, nothern deck. • Master Bedroom with ensuite, plus two bedrooms upper level. • 4th bedroom and 3rd bathroom downstairs. Plus laundry • Stunning cottage as new condition overlooking pool and deck
Conveniently located directly opposite double bay beach park on the much sought after Kawana Island. Don’t miss your chance to purchase this fabulous apartment with perfect northly aspect and outlook!
5 Bed 4 Bath 2 Car 7280m2 Inspect: Sat 2nd August 10-10.45am Margie Deighton 0411 399 514
This one is coming and will be available very soon so call Leanne now so you’ll be amongst the ﬁrst to inspect.
Leanne King 0439 910 235
Feel at home with… Darren Rix 0416 188 259
After an exciting 13yrs of professional golf living in Europe Darren and his family moved back to the Sunshine Coast
COUNTRY LIVING AT ITS BEST 455 Image Flat Road, IMAGE FLAT Superb horse property with expansive views over massive dam. Large country style home with wide verandahs 4 bay, high roof shed • Olympic size dressage arena, round yard • Barn style stable complex. • Wide breezeway, tack room, kitchen • 11 separate paddocks 4 with shelters
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in 2003. They enjoy a rural setting $1,300,000 4 Bed 2 Bath 6 Car 4ha Inspect: Sat 12-1pm or by Arrangement Barbara Banks 0419 76O 492 Rob Keam 0418 708 137
on 5 acres where his 4 children, 15 chickens and a dog have room to run. He likes to get a whole lot of holes in one and a whole lot of sales into one amazing sales career. myweeklypreview.com.au
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Honesty. Integrity. Results.
Jason Stock 0411 123 888
7 Inverleigh Court, Beerwah
Relaxing evenings spent on your large deck, watching the setting sun reflect off the Glasshouse Mountains. • Open plan living, vaulted ceiling & polished floors • Study or 5th bedroom, ideal if you work from home • Budding chefs dream kitchen with 900mm cooktop • Beautiful fireplace will be a focal point in Winter • 4,402m2 block offers plenty of space to roam
Price: Offers Over $679,000
12 Altitude Drive, Burnside
Mesmerising views, abundance of natural light, style & sophistication - these are the things that come to mind. • High ceilings, open plan living & quality finishes • 4 large bedrooms, separate study & media room • Divine kitchen with gas cooktop & stone benches • Sparkling inground pool, the perfect summer spot • CONTRACT CRASHED – MUST BE SOLD!
Price: Offers Over $549,000
Inspect: Saturday 2-2.20pm View: www.remaxpropertysales.com.au/ 20237075 Jason Stock 0411 123 888 RE/MAX Property Sales
2 Judith Street, Burnside
Price: Offers Over $369,000
Inspect: Saturday 9-9.20am View: www.remaxpropertysales.com.au/ 20209610 Jason Stock 0411 123 888 RE/MAX Property Sales
Inspect: Saturday 12-12.20pm View: www.remaxpropertysales.com.au/ 20249314 Jason Stock 0411 123 888 RE/MAX Property Sales
6 Bowerbird Avenue, Burnside
• 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom single level home • Great elevated position with views • Fully fenced 547sqm block, just 3yr old • Open plan living, high ceilings & air con • Excellent patio great for entertaining • Additional living may provide 4th bedroom
Price: Offers Over $479,000
Inspect: Saturday 10-10.20am View: www.remaxpropertysales.com.au/ 20257690 Jason Stock 0411 123 888 RE/MAX Property Sales
46 Tramline Rise, Burnside
• 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home
• Views from all living areas • Air con & ceiling fans throughout
Inspect: By Appointment View: www.remaxpropertysales.com.au/ 20239386
• End of quiet cul-de-sac, 4 min to CBD
Jason Stock 0411 123 888
• MUST BE SOLD - purchased elsewhere
RE/MAX Property Sales
• 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom single level home • Low maintenance 347m2 fully fenced block • Big master bedroom with ensuite & BIR • Open plan living with split system A/C • Ceiling fans to all bedrooms & living • Rent Appraisal $400-$420 p/w
• Huge deck, enormous open plan living
52 Altitude Drive, Burnside
• BRAND NEW Duplex, 2 to choose from • Huge… 175m2, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom • Large main bedroom with ensuite & WIR • Open plan living, well appointed kitchen • Air conditioning, Double Lock Up Garage • Located in Burnside Heights Estate
Inspect: Saturday 11-11.20am View: www.remaxpropertysales.com.au/ 20262949 Jason Stock 0411 123 888 RE/MAX Property Sales
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6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Gardening Australia. 8.30 The Heights. (PG) Tyler pressures Ash. 9.25 Loch Ness. (M) Principal Petrie becomes a person of interest. 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 The Devil Wears Prada. (2006) (PG) Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep. A graduate is hired by a fashion magazine. 10.45 To Be Advised. 11.45 The Goldbergs. (PG)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 20. Brisbane Broncos v Melbourne Storm. From Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. 9.45 Friday Night Knock Off. 10.45 MOVIE The Jackal. (1997) (MA15+) Bruce Willis.
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Living Room. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) Hosted by Tom Gleisner. 9.30 Arj Barker: Organic. (M) A performance by Arj Barker. 11.00 WIN’s All Australian News.
6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.30 Equator From The Air. 8.30 Mystery Of The Northern Lights. Takes a look at the aurora borealis. 9.30 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. 10.30 SBS News.
6pm The Heights. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Shakespeare And Hathaway. (M) 8.15 Father Brown. (M) A local lord is found murdered. 9.05 Miniseries: Friday On My Mind. (M) Part 2 of 2. 10.35 Pine Gap. (M)
6pm Seven News. 7.00 To Be Advised. 10.00 MOVIE Snow White And The Huntsman. (2012) (M) Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron. After learning she will be defeated by her former husband’s daughter, a sorceress orders her to be killed.
6pm News. 7.00 The Ashes: Pre-Match. 8.00 Cricket. The Ashes. First Test. England v Australia. Day 3. Morning session. 10.00 The Ashes: Lunch. 10.40 Cricket. The Ashes. First Test. England v Australia. Day 3. Afternoon session.
6pm Luxury Escapes. 6.30 15-Min Meals. 7.30 Ambulance. (M) 8.45 999: What’s Your Emergency? Let’s Not Forget Robin Hood Was A Criminal. (MA15+) 9.45 Ambulance. (M) 11.00 Sherlock Holmes: Elementary. (M)
6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 The Secret Life Of Napoleon Bonaparte. A look at the secret life of Napoleon. 8.30 MOVIE No Country For Old Men. (2007) (MA15+) Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin. A man steals a fortune in cash.
6pm The Repair Shop. 6.30 Compass. (PG) 7.00 ABC News Sunday. 7.40 The Planets: Into The Darkness – Ice Worlds. Part 5 of 5. 8.40 Les Norton. (M) A bouncer is drawn into a world of crime. 9.35 David Bowie: Finding Fame. (M) The story of Ziggy Stardust.
6pm Seven News. 7.00 Australia’s Got Talent. (PG) 8.30 Sunday Night. Hosted by Melissa Doyle. 9.30 What The Killer Did Next: Saima Khan. (M) Hosted by Philip Glenister. 10.30 Criminal Confessions. (MA15+)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 The Block. (PG) 8.40 60 Minutes. Current affairs program. 9.40 Manson: The Lost Tapes. (MA15+) 10.40 Cops UK: Body Cam Squad. (M) 11.35 See No Evil. (M)
6pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) Troy races to save a girl who is drowning. 6.30 The Sunday Project. A look at the day’s news. 7.30 Australian Survivor. Presented by Jonathan LaPaglia. 9.00 Instinct. (M) An aspiring musician is murdered. 11.00 The Sunday Project.
6.30pm SBS World News. 7.30 Who Do You Think You Are? Natalie Imbruglia. (PG) Natalie Imbruglia investigates her ancestry. 8.35 Charles Manson: The Final Words. Explores the true story and motives behind the Manson Family’s murder spree. 10.30 Forbidden Lie$. (M)
6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Back Roads: Riverina, NSW. (PG) 8.30 Four Corners. A look at stories of concern to Australians. 9.15 Media Watch. (PG) 9.35 Q&A.
6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Australia’s Got Talent. (PG) 8.30 The Rookie. (M) A middle-aged man becomes a cop. 9.30 S.W.A.T. (M) A misconduct complaint is ﬁled against Hondo. 10.30 The Latest: Seven News.
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 20 To One. (M) Hosted by Erin Molan and Nick Cody. 9.40 100% Footy. (M) Features the latest rugby league news. 10.40 Cold Case. (M) 11.40 Law & Order: SVU. (M)
6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Australian Survivor. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 9.30 Ross Noble: Brain Dump. (M) 10.30 When Corden Met Paul McCartney. (PG) 11.30 WIN News.
6.30pm News. 7.30 Secrets Of The Queen’s Children. 8.30 24 Hours In Emergency: I’ll Stand By You. An elderly man crashes his bicycle. 9.30 The World’s Most Extraordinary People: A Design For Life.
6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Foreign Correspondent. 8.30 Waltzing The Dragon With Benjamin Law: Fortune Pt 2. (PG) Part 2 of 2. 9.30 Louis Theroux: Savile. (M) Louis Theroux looks at Jimmy Savile.
6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly. (PG) 8.30 Andrew Denton’s Interview. (M) Hosted by Andrew Denton. 9.30 True Stories: Crayﬁsh Murder. (M)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 SeaChange. (PG) Laura Gibson returns to Pearl Bay. 9.40 Kath & Kim Kountdown “The Glitz & The Glama”. (PG) 10.40 Timeless. (M) 11.35 The Closer. (M)
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Australian Survivor. Presented by Jonathan LaPaglia. 9.00 NCIS. (M) McGee discovers his apartment has been torn apart by a robber trying to locate an item of great value. 11.00 WIN’s All Australian News.
6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 London: 2,000 Years Of History. 8.30 Insight. Presented by Jenny Brockie. 9.30 8 Out Of 10 Cats. Hosted by Jimmy Carr. 10.30 SBS World News Late.
6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Hard Quiz. (PG) 8.30 Shaun Micallef’s MAD AS HELL. (M) Hosted by Shaun Micallef. 9.00 Squinters. (M) 9.25 Insert Name Here. (M) 9.55 QI. (M)
6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Highway Patrol Special. (PG) A countdown of the worstbehaved drivers. 8.30 MOVIE The Martian. (2015) (M) Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain. An astronaut is stranded on Mars.
6pm News. 7.00 ACA. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE Bad Moms. (2016) (M) Mila Kunis. Three exhausted mothers decide to have fun. 10.40 Mom. (M) 11.05 The Real Story Of… (PG) 11.55 Law & Order: S.V.U. (M)
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Bachelor Australia. 8.45 My Life Is Murder. (M) A cooking school student is murdered. 9.45 Bull. (M) Bull assists in a custody battle. 10.45 Sports Tonight. 11.15 WIN’s All Australian News.
6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.35 Tony Robinson: Egyptian Tomb Hunting. 8.30 Untold Australia: Love Me As I Am. Part 1 of 4. 9.30 Knightfall. (MA15+) 10.25 SBS News.
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6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Escape From The City: Perth Hills, Western Australia – The Roberts. (PG) 9.00 No Offence. (M) The team put a plan into motion. 9.45 Humans. (M)
6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 8.30 Martin Clunes: Islands Of America. (PG) Part 3 of 4. 9.30 The Latest: Seven News. 10.00 The Front Bar. (M) Takes a lighter look at all things AFL. 11.00 Maﬁa’s Greatest Hits. (M)
6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 21. North Queensland Cowboys v Brisbane Broncos. From 1300Smiles Stadium, Queensland. 9.45 Golden Point. 10.45 Lethal Weapon. (MA15+) 11.40 Cold Case. (M)
6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Bachelor Australia. Hosted by Osher Günsberg. 8.45 Law & Order: SVU. (M) A family’s dark secrets are exposed. 10.45 Blue Bloods. (M) 11.40 WIN’s All Australian News.
6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.30 Going Places With Ernie Dingo. 8.00 Gourmet Farmer. 8.30 Miniseries: The Hunting. (M) Part 2 of 4. 9.35 The Handmaid’s Tale. (MA15+)
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7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Hard Quiz. 8.30 Shaun Micallef’s MAD AS HELL. 9.00 Community. 9.20 The Ofﬁce. 9.45 This Time With Alan Partridge.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Border Security USA. 8.00 Border Security: America’s Front Line. 8.30 Australia’s Amazing Homes. 9.30 Escape To The Continent.
6pm Pawn Stars. 7.00 Friday Night Countdown. 7.30 Football. AFL. Round 20. North Melbourne v Hawthorn. 10.30 AFL Post-Game Show.
6pm Friends. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Sleeping Beauty. (1959) (G) Mary Costa. 8.05 MOVIE Nim’s Island. (2008) (PG) Abigail Breslin. 10.00 MOVIE The Break-Up. (2006) (M) Jennifer Aniston.
6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 The Ashes: Pre-Match. 8.00 Cricket. The Ashes. First Test. England v Australia. Day 2. Morning session. 10.00 The Ashes: Lunch.
6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) 11.30 NCIS: New Orleans. (M)
6pm Celebrity Name Game. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Raymond. 8.00 Two And A Half Men. 8.30 Two And A Half Men. (PG) 9.00 Rules Of Engagement. (PGC)
7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Would I Lie To You? 8.30 Live At The Apollo. 9.15 Comedy Next Gen. 10.15 Catﬁsh: The TV Show.
6.30pm The Story Of The Royals. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 11.30 The Yorkshire Vet. (PG)
6.30pm Football. AFL. Round 20. Melbourne v Richmond. From the MCG. 10.00 AFL Post-Game Show. 11.00 MOVIE Hard To Kill. (1990) (MA15+) Steven Seagal, Kelly Le Brock, Bill Sadler.
7pm MOVIE Astro Boy. (2009) (PG) Freddie Highmore, Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell. 8.50 MOVIE Blade Runner 2049. (2017) (M) Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana De Armas.
7pm MOVIE The First Wives Club. (1996) (PG) Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler. 9.00 MOVIE The Big Chill. (1983) (M) William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Glenn Close. 11.05 MOVIE The Blob. (1988) (M)
6pm Cops. (PG) 6.30 Scorpion. (PG) 7.30 MacGyver. (M) 8.30 NCIS: New Orleans. (M) 10.30 Horse Racing. Goodwood Festival. Day 5.
6pm Magnum, P.I. (PG) 8.00 Kojak. (M) 9.00 Columbo. (M) 10.30 Robotech: Macross Saga. (M) 11.20 The Cleveland Show. (M) 11.50 The Loop. (PG)
7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Would I Lie To You? 8.30 James Galea’s Best Trick Ever. 9.30 John Mulaney: New In Town. 10.10 QI. 10.45 Detectorists.
6pm Mighty Ships. (PG) 7.00 Border Security. (PG) 8.30 Chris Tarrant’s Extreme Railways. (PG) 9.30 Mighty Planes. 10.30 Border Security. (PG) 11.30 Britain’s Busiest Airport: Heathrow. (PG)
7.30pm MOVIE Men In Black 3. (2012) (PG) Will Smith. 9.40 MOVIE Alien 3. (1992) (M) Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton. 12.10am MOVIE Vantage Point. (2008) (M)
7pm MOVIE San Andreas. (2015) (PG) Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario. 9.15 MOVIE Fast & Furious 7. (2015) (M) Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson.
7.30pm The Ashes: Pre-Match. 8.00 Cricket. The Ashes. First Test. England v Australia. Day 4. Morning session. 10.00 The Ashes: Lunch.
6.30pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 9.30 Motorcycle Racing. MotoGP. Race 10. Czech Republic Grand Prix. From Brno, Czech Republic. 11.00 Car Crash Global. (M)
6pm Frasier. (PG) 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Raymond. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Six Days, Seven Nights. (1998) (M) Harrison Ford, Anne Heche. 10.30 Buffy The Vampire Slayer. (M) 11.30 Frasier. (PG)
7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Blackadder The Third. 8.30 Extras. 9.00 Community. 9.25 The Ofﬁce. 9.45 The Inbetweeners. 10.15 Peep Show.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 The Vicar Of Dibley. (PG) 8.30 Foyle’s War. (M) 10.30 The Investigator: A True Crime Story. (M) 11.30 Mighty Ships. (PG)
6.30pm Storage Wars. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 American Pickers. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Enforcer. (1976) (M) Clint Eastwood. 10.35 MOVIE Point Of No Return. (1993) (M)
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 7.30 RBT. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Fate Of The Furious. (2017) (M) Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham. 11.30 Big Bang. (PG)
6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 The Ashes: Pre-Match. 8.00 Cricket. The Ashes. First Test. England v Australia. Day 5. Morning session. 10.00 The Ashes: Lunch.
6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 8.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 10.30 Motor Racing. Formula 1. Race 12. Hungarian Grand Prix. H’lights. 11.30 CSI: Miami. (M)
6pm Celebrity Name Game. 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Seinfeld. (PG) 8.00 Two And A Half Men. (M) 8.30 Two And A Half Men. (PG) 9.00 Frasier. (PG) 11.00 The Flash. (M)
7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Adam Hills: The Last Leg. 8.40 The IT Crowd. 9.05 Community. 9.25 The Ofﬁce. 9.50 Back. 10.15 The Thick Of It.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Rosemary & Thyme. (PG) 8.30 Murdoch Mysteries. (M) 10.30 Citizen Khan. (PG) 11.15 Mighty Ships. (PG)
6.30pm Storage Wars. 7.00 Pawn Stars. 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Outback Truckers. (PG) 9.30 Supertruckers. (PG) 10.30 Car Crash TV. 11.00 Highway Thru Hell.
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Young Sheldon. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE The Scorpion King. (2002) (M) 10.15 Big Bang. (PG) 10.45 Young Sheldon. (PG) 11.35 Friends. (PG)
6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 Death In Paradise. (M) 8.40 Agatha Christie’s Poirot. (PG) 11.00 Surgery Ship. (M)
6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 8.30 CSI: Miami. (M) 10.20 The Mentalist. (M)
6.30pm Neighbours. 7.00 Seinfeld. 7.30 Seinfeld. 8.00 Two And A Half Men. 8.30 Two And A Half Men. 9.00 2017 Montreal Comedy Festival. 10.00 Two And A Half Men.
7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 The Good Place. 8.20 The Good Place. 8.45 Detectorists. 9.15 Community. 9.35 The Ofﬁce. 10.00 Crashing. 10.25 Green Wing.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG) 10.30 Saved. (M) 11.30 Mighty Ships. (PG)
6.30pm Storage Wars. 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.00 Family Guy. (M) 10.00 American Dad! (M) 11.00 Futurama. 12am Hollywood Weapons.
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Hercules. (2014) (M) Dwayne Johnson, John Hurt, Ian McShane. 10.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG)
6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 David Attenborough’s The Hunt. (PG) 9.50 Aircrash Conﬁdential. (M) 11.50 Rizzoli & Isles. (MA15+)
6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 8.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) 10.20 NCIS. (M)
6pm Celebrity Name Game. 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Seinfeld. (PG) 8.00 Two And A Half Men. (M) 9.00 MOVIE Starship Troopers. (1997) (MA15+) 11.30 James Corden.
7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 QI. 8.30 Squinters. 8.55 Community. 9.15 The Ofﬁce. 9.40 Women On The Verge. 10.10 Famalam. 10.30 Schitt’s Creek.
6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Father Brown. (M) 8.30 A Touch Of Frost. (M) 10.45 Mighty Ships. (PG) 11.45 Saved. (M)
6.30pm Storage Wars. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Transporter 2. (2005) (M) Jason Statham, Amber Valletta. 10.15 MOVIE Broken Arrow. (1996) (M) 12.30am The Front Bar. (M)
6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Top Gear. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Faster. (2010) (MA15+) Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton. 11.00 Big Bang. (PG) 11.30 Police Ten 7. (M)
6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 MOVIE Airport 1975. (1974) (PG) Charlton Heston, Karen Black. 9.45 MOVIE Ransom. (1996) (MA15+) Mel Gibson, Gary Sinise, Rene Russo.
6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 8.30 Hawaii Five-0. (MA15+) 9.30 SEAL Team. (M) 10.30 NCIS. (M) 11.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M)
6pm Celebrity Name Game. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Seinfeld. 8.00 Two And A Half Men. (PG) 8.30 Two And A Half Men. (M) 9.00 Will & Grace. (PG) 10.30 Funny Girls.
with MWP’s man in the water
So my little wave-hungry friends, did you all get your fill last weekend? How good was it! And, those who had Monday off scored deluxe! Sadly, the devil has come to pay us a visit with onshore winds this weekend. Of all the things he could bring to make life a little more interesting, he brings us onshore winds! Fear not my saltwater creatures, there is good news on the horizon. The following week is looking epic! Actually, I cannot see that far ahead, but it is good to be positive. Have a great weekend and remember Neil Young’s famous words… Keep on rockin’ in the free world!
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