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a beautiful place to live Certainly beauty is in the eye of the beholder. To some it is lush, natural landscapes, whilst others prefer views of shimmering water. For many however, the beautiful part about the Sunshine Cove lifestyle is that you are right in the heart of Maroochydore. Within easy walking distance of Sunshine Plaza, Ocean Street and the facilities a CBD brings. What beauty will you find here?

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ISSUE 563 August 9, 2019

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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.

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fondly remember the first time we visited The Wharf Mooloolaba. The tourism precinct, complete with Underwater World, was only a few years old. It was an exciting experience for a young kid from a small rural town. As time passed, and our family continued to visit the Sunshine Coast for holidays each year, we often paid Underwater World a visit. Looking up at those marine creatures gliding over my head in the ocean tunnel, never grew old. I have many fond family memories, particularly of times spent there with my beautiful dad who would love sharing stories of his fishing adventures, and his knowledge of the marine life. We would laugh together at the seal show, marvel at the sea creatures and share hot chips and ice-cream. These are the kinds of memories that I hope to pass on to my own child. We have been visiting Underwater World (now called SEA LIFE) regularly since he was born. It is a great sensory and learning experience for his young mind and we still have new discoveries each time we visit. On reflection, it’s hard to believe that it has been 30 years since the precinct first opened its doors. So many families have passed through the doors and created their own memories. To celebrate the upcoming anniversary, history writer Dot Whittington has penned a beautiful story about those early days, which I hope you enjoy reading. It’s on page 22. Perhaps the story will conjure up your own special memories. Enjoy.

Tickets to the Beef and Beers Festival on August 31 at the Sunshine Coast Stadium are available now. This new event will showcase a plethora of eats from Dirty Moes, Primal Iron Barbeque, 13 Angry Scorpions, German Sausage Hut, Reed and Sons, Mallory’s Tocino Jerky, Jacko’s Jerky, Mojo Foods and 4 Hunters. Wash it down with beer from Newstead Brewing Co while listening to live entertainment. We have four general double passes to give away. Head to our website to enter.

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QUICK CHAT

BEHIND THE BRAND Where do you live? Sydney, but I do spend a lot of my time on the Sunny Coast. First job? I worked for the ABC in Sydney. What are you currently working on? The Sunshine Coast, of course! We’ve been launching our inaugural food festival The Curated Plate. My goal is to make Sunshine Coast and ‘brilliant food’ synonymous. Your family includes? My wife and two children, plus two children from my first attempt at marriage. First car? I’m not sure it would get up the hills of the Blackall Range, but it was a Morris 1100S. I stress the ‘S’, though it certainly didn’t mean ‘Sleek’. Favourite book? John Fowles’ The Magus. It taught me many life lessons, the biggest being, “We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” If your life was a book, what would be the title? Can I say The Happy Hookers? I had a wonderful all-female team at the Accor hotel group and we were known as the Happy Hookers (their boss was a Hook, after all). We were certainly happy!

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Peter Hook was born in the UK before he moved to Australia, where he worked in media before transitioning to promoting tourism and hotels. He worked at Accor Hotels for 18 years, then set up his own PR consultancy in 2013 with a group of hotel and tourism clients, including Visit Sunshine Coast. Mr Hook has been responsible for developing corporate and brand reputations for some of Australia’s most respected organisations.

Your greatest regret? Marrying too early (the first time) – 30 should be the minimum age. What achievement are you most proud of? I’m not just saying this because I work for the destination, but before joining Visit Sunshine Coast I had been coming up to the Coast for more than 20 years and couldn’t understand why it wasn’t regarded in the absolute top-tier of destinations. The mission isn’t complete, but I think we’ve taken giant leaps towards greater recognition.

“Be prepared to make mistakes rather than not take a (sensible) risk”

Favourite song and why? I was once thrown out of Beatle George Harrison’s property in Esher, but despite that I can’t go past his magical songs While My Guitar Gently Weeps and Here Comes the Sun.

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Can you nominate a day in your life that turned out to be a turning point and why? Taking the giant leap into setting up my own consultancy. We all fear the unknown, but my first client was Visit Sunshine Coast and six years later I still love every day working with the team to promote the destination (PS, it sells itself!).

When was the last time you played sport and what was it? I love cricket. I was best known for my captaincy – let’s face it, Captain Hook sounds right. What is your favourite place on the Sunshine Coast and why? Maleny Botanic Gardens. If you could change one thing on the Sunshine Coast, what would it be? Getting people to understand that you can have tourism development and respect for the environment in the same package. Best day in your life and why? Any day that offers something fulfilling.

What frustrates you the most? Interminable meetings instead of action. How do you deal with your frustrations? Walking. It doesn’t matter if you walk the same route a hundred times, there’s always something to discover.

If you could tell your 18-year-old self anything, what would it be? My son is 18, and he doesn’t listen (much), but the biggest thing would be to be prepared to make mistakes rather than not take a (sensible) risk. If you could have dinner with any three people, dead or alive, who would they be? George, Paul and John, of course. Ringo could make the drinks. If you won $1 million, how would you spend it? I’ve been looking at some properties in the hinterland, but not sure a million would cover the cost. Tea or coffee and how do you have it? Earl Grey tea. NRL or AFL? I love the football that’s played with feet (not hands).

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3. Five of My Life, Leigh, deputy-editor Nigel Marsh chats to prominent personalities about their favourite book, song, film, place and possession, and the stories behind them.

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SCHOOL of rock The Eumundi School of Rock is gearing up for its first live performance at the 2019 Horizon Festival, a 10-day arts festival featuring more than 100 events and performances from August 23 to September 1. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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he Eumundi School of Rock class of 2019 are preparing to bring the house down as they take to the stage for their first and only live performance at the 2019 Horizon Festival. The 2019 program is set to take over the Sunshine Coast from August 23 to September 1 in a celebration of visual art, music, words and ideas, art, tech, film and much more, with more than 100 events and performances on offer. Among the events kicking off the festival for opening weekend, School of Rock is the brainchild of award-winning artist Katie Noonan. Twenty talented young musicians from years three to eight are provided with a scholarship that connects them with seven weeks of one-on-one mentorship with some of the Coast’s most accomplished professional musicians, including Owen ‘OJ’ Newcombe of John Butler Trio fame, Mark Moroney, Andrea Kirwin, Clint Francis and Zac Hurren. This year, musical director Brett Newman will bring the students together as a band to perform a stellar line-up of Australian hits from the classic AC/DC song Back in Black to Kate Miller-Heidke’s single Caught in the Crowd, Silverchair’s Straight Lines and Gotye’s Feel Better. “This is our fourth year and we’re going from strength to strength, the quality of the kids we are getting through the school is increasing and this year we had 50 kids audition for 20 spots,” Ms Noonan says.

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“I 100 per cent believe in the importance of music education for kids and I think in more regional areas, unfortunately fewer kids have access to quality music education and what better way to give them that opportunity than to start our own school and connect them with working musos who can inspire them? “Moving into band mode is always a highlight for us and for the kids. There is

“Obviously I’m biased in that I’m a musician and I believe that music is the most accessible form of expression, the most inclusive and welcoming. The program that has been created this year is amazing.” “The biggest challenge for any regional area, particularly the Sunshine Coast, is being so spread out. By the time I drive to the Caloundra Regional Gallery from my home in Eumundi, I’ve spent the better part of an hour

“There is something magical about being in a band, that collective feeling of everyone working towards a goal…” Katie Noonan, musician

something magic about being in a band, that collective feeling of everyone working towards a goal and my favourite outcome is to see the sense of confidence, sense of self-belief and sense of worth that transforms our students during the process. They are connected with people they might not otherwise have met and make lasting friendships in this wonderful community.” Ms Noonan says festivals like Horizon are integral to every community and she is pleased to see the Sunshine Coast Council continuing to be a firm supporter.

and that’s a massive footprint. Anything that can bring this diverse and wonderful community together in hotspots where we can make and enjoy arts and culture together and build connection, is incredible. “I am proud of the council’s commitment to the arts. In terms of the bigger picture in Australia, I still don’t think we realise how integral the arts are to us as a people. “Financially, the economic return is enormous, but the intangible assets of the arts and how they make us better people isn’t as widely recognised.”

Festival director Zohar Spatz says this year’s program has been designed to connect and inspire. “The 2019 program was developed to celebrate our community identity and sense of place by showcasing the region and bringing light to individual and collective stories and ideas,” Ms Spatz says. “I have loved every minute of curating this program as the festival director, taking all of the various art forms and showcasing them on the Sunshine Coast. For me this year, it was incredible to explore the identity of the Coast as it grows and turns into such a significant region. We are ready to celebrate what a beautiful region it is to live in and all of the incredible people who make it such a connected and welcoming place to be.” With a program that stretches from the hinterland to the headlands and beaches, the festival will take over the emerging Maroochydore City Centre, transforming the space from construction site to the thriving creative Horizon hub. Festival Central, which is located on the corner of First Avenue and South Sea Islander Way, invites you into the Coast’s future city to explore and enjoy parts of the 10-day program of free entertainment including Stalker Theatre’s Mountain, a stunning aerial theatre performance with cutting-edge interactive technology, plus creative workshops, live music, pop-up galleries and delicious local eats. With more interactive activities and myweeklypreview.com.au

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performances than ever before, Ms Spatz says there are plenty of opportunities for people of all ages to immerse themselves in the festival, which has become a signature arts and cultural event for the region. An array of Coast artists and performances sit alongside national and international offerings, encapsulating the growth of the festival. The international highlight of the 2019 program is the Australian premiere of The Cold Record by Rude Mechs from the USA. The one-man show tells the story of a 12-year old boy who tries to break the record for the most days leaving school sick, and in the process falls in love with the school nurse and learns to love punk rock. The program also features work by identities like Jack Charles, Alice Skye, Dave Hughes, Tommy Little, Michaela Gleave and Louise King. “Artists who don’t live on the Coast are actively seeking an opportunity to come back here and as soon as we launched applications for this year’s festival, Dave Hughes and Tommy Little were straight onto us to come and perform their comedy shows,” Ms Spatz says. This year’s festival also lines up with a national arts conference, which is being held at The Events Centre in Caloundra, with 350 Australian arts presenters and producers taking time out to enjoy the festival. Itineraries have been created on the Horizon website for easy reference to what is happening near you. Arts Portfolio councillor Rick Baberowski says,“This year there are a number of more interactive events, that really engage the community and remind us just how diverse our region is becoming and how heritage provides some perspective on change,” Cr Baberowski says. “I’m so impressed by the incredible workshop program, its expanded range offers an opportunity for people of all interests and ages to dive into this exciting wave of coastal creativity.” To see the full program and purchase tickets, visit horizonfestival.com.au.

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MOUNTAIN August 23 to 25, 6.30pm and 8pm Festival Central, corner of First Avenue and South Sea Islander Way, Maroochydore City Centre. Free Mountain is a stunning performance that combines aerial theatre with cutting-edge interactive technology. Exploring society’s increasing dependence on technology and the effect it’s having on the world and biosphere around us, four performers seamlessly meld acrobatics, dance and aerials to create a captivating spectacle.

August 31 and September 1, 11am and 3pm Harmony Boulevard, Palmview. Free Twelve of Queensland’s youngest circus stars, experienced artists and a live DJ come together to create a show that’s bursting at the seams with energy and fun. It is a celebration of what can happen when the rule book is thrown out. Circles, loops, wheels, group bikes, roller skates, unicycles, and even a tractor tyre are jammed onto the stage to create a whirling cacophony of wheeling wonder from Flipside Circus.

SNAKE SESSIONS August 27 to 30, 10am to 4.30pm and 31, 2pm to 5pm Alexandra Headlands skate park. Free Sydney company Branch Nebula brings its breathtaking, anarchic street-style to the skate park. The team of professional skaters, BMX riders, dancers and parkourists will infiltrate the park for a week, jamming moves and tricks with the locals and building up to an improvised performance at the end. With a live drummer driving the action, bodies and wheels collide, and blur into one.

LIVE AND LOCAL SUNDAYS August 25 and September 1, 12pm to 6pm Festival Central. Free Wind down your weekend with a unique Sunday sesh. There will be six local musicians performing, local brews and locally grown produce. The headliners are Andrea Kirwin and Bearfoot on August 25 and Ayla and Band of Frequencies (pictured) on September 1. For a full list of performers visit horizonfestival.com.au.

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See Horizon website for all dates and locations. $17 per family Meeting in wild spaces around the Coast, these sessions encourage free play, adventure and exploration in nature to help promote imagination and self-discovery.

NOCTURNE – CLASSICAL MUSIC UNDER THE STARS Renowned Eudlo cellist Louise King has created the perfect way for classical music enthusiasts and those new to the genre to enjoy a concert under the stars. Nocturne is the third event Ms King, the founder of Cello Dreaming has produced specifically for Horizon, having created eloquently unique offerings every year since 2017. “What I love about Horizon as a festival is that it covers so many incredible artists and so many different forms of art, it’s like a smorgasbord of events,” she says. “Classical music has so many pieces that have been inspired by night time, the stars and moon.” Under the baton of artistic director Ms King, the Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra and a host of guest artists including Graeme Jennings and Caroline Henbest will perform, along with members of Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Youth Orchestra and the Young Conservatorium, Sunshine Coast Youth Orchestra Chamber Strings and the Cello Dreaming Youth Excellence Ensemble. They will bring music by Mozart, Borodin, Piazzolla, Boccherini, Dvorak, Fauré and Tchaikovsky to life. Nocturne Classical Music Under the Stars is on August 30 at 7.30pm at Festival Central on the corner of First Avenue and South Sea Islander Way, Maroochydore City Centre.

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awn bleeds with the people here and morning skies are red. As young girls load up bicycles with flowers for the dead.” American singer-songwriter and anti-war campaigner Joan Baez wrote these words in Hanoi in December 1972 as American B52s pounded the Vietnamese capital with 20,000 tonnes of explosives. Huddled with petrified locals in a bunker underneath the capital’s Grand Hotel Metropole, Baez recorded her song, Where Are You Now, My Son? As I stand in the dark, concrete confines under the hotel, I try to imagine those long, loud nights almost half a century ago. Up to 40 terrified people bundled together in here, listening to Baez singing. Today’s Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi now offers daily tours to its excavated

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underground shelters, only rediscovered in 2011 during renovations. I’m struck by the lack of malice towards the US by our local guide and the Vietnamese in general. They look back in peace but are far more focused on the future. At times, the hotel has housed Vietnam’s invaders; since opening in 1901, it has been under French, Japanese and Chinese occupation. Since the end of the ‘American War’, it has been a haven of luxury and peace. Just weeks before I arrived in June, the hotel welcomed President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un for a two-day summit (their entree, foie gras apple compote, is still on the menu). Renovated in 2009, the Metropole still revels in old-world elegance. It still serves up fine French food in Le Beaulieu restaurant, as well as Vietnamese fare in Spices Garden and

Italian in Angelina. A melange of travellers, locals and guests sip cocktails at the poolside Bamboo Bar, or chat over coffee on the Terrasse under spinning bamboo ceiling fans whipping up the humid air. In the cosy salon de conversation, they relax on comfy sofas with a whisky or book in hand. The design is classic French, with touches of Vietnamese style. Much like Hanoi itself. The Metropole is nestled in the city’s Old Quarter, where bakeries serve up baguettes and croissants, the locals love a good coffee, and narrow buildings with long, shuttered windows open up onto elegant balconies. Hanoi became the capital of French Indochina one year after the Metropole opened. In 1905, there were around 2660 French civilians living in the city. But Vietnam has long reconquered Hanoi, its frenzied streets roaring with motorbikes seeming to make up time previously wasted to war. The Communists may still be in charge, but the country’s economy is resolutely capitalist. Today the Old Quarter buzzes with knock-off merchants, street food stalls and craft beer terraces. Farmers hawk produce, the older generation practice tai chi at dawn and everybody stops at the day’s end for tea and noodles. Hanoi has always been a hub for travellers too, passing through on their way to Halong Bay. Designated a World Heritage Site in 1994, Halong Bay is northern Vietnam’s number one tourist destination: 1550 square kilometres of emerald waters housing close to

2000 towering limestone pillars and tiny islets, topped with thick jungle. While the Metropole now offers a five-star sanctuary from bustling Hanoi, Halong Bay seems to present a peaceful escape from daily life. I stand in the sun on the deck of Paradise Luxury run by Paradise Cruises, the most decadent fleet in the bay, and breathe out as we drift past lush islands dotted with waveand wind-eroded grottoes. Despite its beauty, this place is suffering from its own form of colonisation. Every day over 5000 tourists cruise through Halong Bay. During our two days in the bay we visit Tung Sau Pearl Farm and Sung Sot Cave, and hike up the hill of Soi Sim Island to enjoy panoramic views of Halong Bay before taking a dip in its warm waters. From my ocean bath I gaze at the immense limestone domes. They’ve stood for millions of years, their grandeur making Vietnam’s long list of invasions seem petty. But each conqueror of this enticing country has left its mark, just as tourists do today, in ways good and bad. And all these layers of influence seem only to have strengthened the Vietnamese with resilience, ambition and pride. The writer was a guest of Jetstar, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and Paradise Cruises.

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Kawana Football Club is celebrating 40 years of football with an afternoon of soccer and festivities. Club highlights in that time include two Women’s Premierships, three Women’s Grand Finals, one Men’s State Cup, eight Men’s Premierships and seven Men’s Grand Finals. The club is hosting a Festival on the Field from 2pm with two games and as the sun sets, the main field will transform into a festival of food trucks, a Diablo bar, beer garden and music. The club will also present the inaugural screening of a locally made documentary, 40 Years Strong, showcasing Kawana FC’s history. For more information, visit Facebook and search for ‘40th Year Festival on the Field’.

EMBRACE LIFE AND ALL ITS POSSIBILITIES The 2018 Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Award winners are preparing to present the 2019 winners with their trophies at the upcoming Gala Awards Night on August 9. The awards, which recognise the success of the region’s business women, attracted more than 130 nominations in July. Of these, 29 finalists were selected across five categories including Young, Corporate, Micro Small, Sustainable and Professional. One finalist will be announced as the 2019 Outstanding Business Women of the Year during the awards night. Kendall Morton of Home Care Assistance (pictured) has held the Outstanding Business Woman title for 12 months and last year’s winners included Rebecca Hines in Professional, Dione Mauric in Micro Small, Kylie Pitt in Corporate, Johanna Kristoffersen in Sustainable and Jaymee Martin in Young. My Weekly Preview is a proud media partner of the event.

WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT Jamie Milne will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the most strict pull ups in 24 hours in the name of the Just be Nice Project. The attempt kicks off at 9am on August 9 at Jamie Milne Training, Warana. The current record is 7620 pull ups and Mr Milne is not only attempting to beat this, but to complete a massive 8000 strict pull ups in the 24-hour time period. To follow his progress and show your support, visit facebook.com/jamiemilnetraining.

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PERFECT WEATHER SHINES ON MARATHON The Sunshine Coast put on a stellar winter weekend for the Sunshine Coast Marathon Festival, with thousands turning up to compete and spectate across a range of events throughout the weekend. In the women’s division, Lydia O’Donnell (pictured) blitzed the course, breaking the record by one minute and 20 seconds. The New Zealand 29-year-old made it through the course in two hours, 41 minutes and 11 seconds. Leah Fitzgerald and Kathryn Smyrneos rounded out the top three. In the men’s division, Japan’s Saeki Makino crossed the line in two hours, 16 minutes and 18 seconds, beating the course record by more than two minutes. Nick Earl and Dion Finocchiaro placed second and third. There was a hiccup on the course of the half-marathon event, with defending champion Jack Rayner being disqualified after being led the wrong way by police five kilometres into the race. Despite crossing the line first, the win was given to Kevin Batt, with Louis Mcafee and James Coleman making the top three. In the women’s half-marathon, Lisa Weightman, Sinead Diver and Ellie Pashley made the podium.

SUNSHINE COAST LIBRARIES IMPROVING KIDS’ LITERACY The results are in, Sunshine Coast Council Libraries contributed to improvements in early literacy skills of children on the Sunshine Coast. In 2012, the Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) results indicated children in Queensland were falling behind other states in language and cognitive skills. Queensland ranked sixth in the country and was four per cent below the national average. Following investment in the First 5 Forever program, Sunshine Coast Community Portfolio Councillor Jenny McKay says the latest AEDC results show a 1.8 per cent decrease in the number of developmentally vulnerable children on the Coast since 2012. Visit library. sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au to find out more and explore the First 5 Forever resources.

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Mooloolaba Yacht Club’s Womens’ Skills Development Program took out the SheSails award for Queensland at the annual Australian Sailing gala awards night. The award acknowledges an outstanding contribution to female participation in the traditionally male-dominated sport. The MYC Womens Skills Development Program was launched in 2017, utilising the club’s four Elliot 6 keelboats. It’s open to women of all ages who have some sailing experience and would like to improve their keelboat sailing skills. It currently has 100 registered participants.

GREEN THUMBS MAKE A DIFFERENCE Hundreds of volunteers helped to plant thousands of trees across the region to mark National Tree Day. Among them were more than 350 pairs of willing hands that planted 3000 native trees, shrubs and groundcovers at the Doonan Creek Environmental Reserve in Verrierdale during national tree day. Families from across the Sunshine Coast had a fun morning at the tree planting event, with 196 adults and 159 children contributing their efforts. Two days before, students at Matthew Flinders Anglican College in Buderim joined with Ken Mills Toyota to get their hands dirty planting 80 new trees on campus to celebrate Schools Tree Day.

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LOCAL NEWS

MADE WITH LOVE Palmwoods’ Kelly Forster remembers her husband Andrew every time she sews a scrunchie. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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young family is sewing their hearts out to raise awareness for brain cancer patients as well as keep the memory of their late father and husband alive. Kelly Forster and her three daughters Lani, nine, Ayla, seven, and four-year-old Maddison have spent countless hours sewing hair scrunchies and head wraps since February this year and have raised $3500 for the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and Bloomhill Cancer Care. Ms Forster, who is a talented seamstress and creates unique children’s clothing through her brand Alani Designs, says her girls have fully embraced the initiative, which they have called Scrunchie Heaven. Lani and Ayla use a sewing machine to help their mother create the scrunchies and head wraps, while Maddison has taken on the role as chief packager and post office assistant. The Palmwoods family has made more than 1000 scrunchies and head wraps and show no signs of slowing down. The awareness drive started when Ms Forster purchased some fabric printed with the brain cancer ribbon to create outfits for her daughters after her husband Andrew lost his life to the disease. She saw that scrunchies were making a comeback and decided to raise money by using the leftover fabric. Ms Forster says life without Andrew is still hard, but her girls are her purpose and they talk about their father every day as well as enjoy things that he loved, like four-wheel driving and camping. The first sign the family had that something wasn’t right was when Andrew, who was 38, suffered a seizure at work in

Andrew Forster with his daughters Lani, Maddison and Ayla 2017 while they were living in New South Wales. “He thought he had suffered from a stroke and he got to a doctor and was sent for an emergency CT scan, where they found a tumour on his brain the size of a 50-cent piece,” Ms Forster says. “It was on June 6 that he was diagnosed with stage-four brain cancer and on June 20 he was operated on in Sydney to remove the tumour and they did a pretty good job, but started radiation and chemo to get the remaining bits. He tolerated that well and we went travelling to South Australia and spent three weeks in a caravan exploring the Great Ocean Road.”

Five weeks before the diagnosis, they had bought a home in Palmwoods and decided they would still move up once the school year had finished. “We always remained positive and stayed strong,” Ms Forster says. “We knew we could never beat this, as there was no cure, but we really thought he would have at least three to five years. It was only 16 months later he passed away.” It has been 10 months since they lost Andrew and Ms Forster admits that every day is a struggle. “The girls were able to be included in the whole process and able to say goodbye properly. They were not one bit scared and were so brave the entire time,” she says. “We still have our sad days, and of course the nights are the hardest. But the next day, you wake up and put your big girl pants on and carry on. I am fortunate that I have so many friends and family there for support.” Ms Forster says Bloomhill Cancer Care has been an immeasurable support for her family. And for now, the Forster family continues to raise awareness through Scrunchie Heaven.

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HELP IS AT HAND WHEN IT ALL GETS TOO MUCH Businesswoman Natalie Tink opens up about anxiety and how the B-Well and Prosper program has helped. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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hose who meet Natalie Tink are quickly swept up in her warm and welcoming presence. She has a way of connecting with people who have the utmost confidence in themselves and their business. But the managing director of popular accessories boutique Miss Monogram recently began opening up about her personal reality – one of extreme anxiety – as she became a staunch supporter of Sunshine Coast Council’s B-Well and Prosper online portal. The free resource connects small business owners and their employees to information on how to establish healthy workplaces, manage stress in the workplace and how to recognise and manage employee burnout. Mrs Tink describes herself as having “highly functioning anxiety,” which means that although she may appear outwardly calm and collected, her anxiety could be triggered by stress, or extremes in positive or negative emotions. “I can publicly cope with anxiety, but internally I start breaking down,” she describes. “I might go three months or more without having any anxiety attacks and then suddenly, I would be effected for an entire month. The worst thing is that I don’t see it coming, so it’s not manageable.” Having suffered from episodes of anxiety even as a child, Mrs Tink says it was manageable until she joined the workforce. “I am more open about it now, but when I was the national advertising director for Coast to Coast Media, I would go to an event and people would ask how I am. I’d worked with some of them for 20 years and they were people I knew as more than

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Natalie with her husband and two children just colleagues, and I would still say everything was great and wonderful when really it wasn’t. It would eat me alive and at times, I found it impossible to breathe because I felt like a fraud,” she says. “When I opened my first shop at the Sunshine Plaza, I had three months of solid anxiety. Most mornings I found it difficult to breathe as I served my first customer of the day.” Mrs Tink was among the first businessowners to try out the B-Well and Proper portal when it was released late last month. She says the team who designed the program did an incredible job of making the information easy to read and accessible. “I love the way that they explain things and how they break it down so no matter what you are going through, whether it’s cash flow stress or just feeling alone, you can access this

information confidentially in the privacy of your own home and the information on the portal will give you some guidance and direct you to further support if you need it,” she says. “We have six staff members and this is something we have already made accessible to them. “It is designed for anybody in small business, whether things are going good or they’re not so good. It’s great peace of mind to know that you’ve got the tools there if you need them.” The council’s economic development and innovation councillor Stephen Robinson says smaller businesses often don’t have the budget to invest in stress, wellbeing and mental health support for themselves or their employees and can feel isolated because of that. “Council is proud to be working alongside local wellbeing expert Aaron Williams, founder of Mindstar, and corporate partners to deliver this introductory support portal. “Running your own business can be hugely rewarding, but for many small and medium-sized business owners, having sole responsibility for the business’s success or failure can take its toll. “This is an important first step to provide support to our local business community and to connect them to further resources if they want to seek additional guidance.”

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HISTORY

THE MAKING OF A LANDMARK It’s been 30 years since The Wharf precinct and Underwater World first offered a thrilling, world-class experience to visitors in Mooloolaba. My Weekly Preview looks back at the way it was. WORDS: Dot Whittington.

The Wharf today Inset: The beginnings of Underwater World in the late ’80s

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t was December 1988, and Queensland was reeling from the ongoing revelations of the Fitzgerald Inquiry. A year earlier, Caloundra’s Mike Ahern had accepted the poisoned chalice of the state premiership but, amid the political furore, had the much more pleasant duty of officially opening The Wharf at Mooloolaba. Nine months later, Underwater World, where you could “go scuba diving without getting wet” was ready for its first visitors. The enterprise was to change the face of the Mooloolaba Spit. It was first announced in September 1987 that state cabinet had approved a $4.5 million aquarium on a lease of 3000 square metres of Crown land opposite the Coast Guard headquarters. The original proposal also involved a backup plan: if the spit site didn’t work out – at the time controversy was running high over development of the area – an alternative was opposite the Mooloolaba Hotel (where the Mantra now stands). “The total structure would be built

Underwater World opened in 1989 beneath the present grassy knoll and cover the area between the caravan park and the new council car park,” the proposal stated. The hotel has long since disappeared but at the spit, The Wharf and Underwater World – renamed SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast in 2013 after a $6.5 million upgrade – have become well-established landmarks about to celebrate their 30th birthday. Although it was originally hoped to capitalise on visitors arriving for Expo 88, it was soon realised this wouldn’t be possible and Underwater World opened at the end of September 1989, nine months after The

Wharf. The project ended up costing double original estimates at $9 million. But the Sunshine Coast had “a tropical oceanarium which is the largest in the southern hemisphere and one of the world’s best”. “Centrepiece is the 80-metre clear acrylic tunnel which winds its way through a vast underground tank allowing visitors to experience the thrill of face-to-face encounters with the bold and beautiful dwellers of the sea,” the opening crowd was told. “A moving pathway glides through three separate marine environments.” It was exciting stuff. The moving walkway gave 180-degree views as it wound through a dark rocky reef for shellfish and crustaceans, the bright colours of a coral reef and the predators tank for sharks and stingrays. On opening day, I was the proud holder of ticket No. A001, and a few years later had the pleasure of dining in the acrylic tunnel, although it was tricky swallowing seafood with all those fish floating around. And many a young Sunshine Coaster will remember the thrill of a sleepout in the tunnel surrounded by sharks, as a highlight of the school year.

Next door, The Wharf brought a whole new experience to Mooloolaba, and was also creating memories. Its designers said: “This multimillion-dollar tourist facility is built on timber piles out over Mooloolaba Harbour, in the style of a turn-of-the-century dockyard.” And they waxed lyrical about its allure for both residents and visitors: “From the harbourfront boardwalks to the old-world charm of the fine emporiums which display everything from local crafts to high-tech kites and fashion, The Wharf is a place to browse, to buy something different or just sit and watch the boats plying the river.” In the wake of Expo, there were also entertainers wandering the precinct. It was certainly ahead of its time. Remember Murphy’s, the harbourside licensed family restaurant, Pier One for fine a-la-carte seafood dining, and Prego’s Coffee House under the tower? In the mix of shops was a Kodak minilab, which was a big deal in the days before mobile phones gave instant photographs. At its opening, Friday’s was listed as “a waterside beer garden, cocktail bar and night club” but it was as the latter that it became the go-to entertainment venue for a generation conceived around the same time as The Wharf project itself. There was scuba training in a tank on site, paraflying, the Top Deck amusement centre and a carousel, and when Underwater World put in the seal stadium, it ranked as one of the best in the country. It’s all a long way from 1890, when William Pettigrew built a wharf, timber depot, store and two houses at Mooloolah Heads, which was renamed Mooloolaba in 1920.

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PROFILE

Lost boy found Actor Jack Charles is putting his troubled past behind him, but his role as an activist and educator might be his most difficult. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw.

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he most admired people in the world are those who have risen above seemingly insurmountable difficulties to find redemption, going on to share their wisdom with others in need of solace. Australian actor Jack Charles is one of those people. A member of the Stolen Generations, he was snatched from his Bunurong mother at the age of just 10 months and raised in the Salvation Army Boys’ Home in Box Hill, Melbourne. The only Indigenous child there, he was sexually abused and grew up knowing only abuse and neglect, rather than love. Deeply traumatised and damaged, he became an alcoholic and a heroin addict, a homeless man on the streets of Melbourne,

thieving to support his drug habit. He went to jail 22 times and was convicted twice as many times for burglary and drug offences. It wasn’t until he saw himself in the eye-opening 2006 documentary Bastardy, that he completely turned his life around. “Through Bastardy I learnt the lesson of being upfront and honest with yourself,” he says. “I’ve put it in the past now, but I never forget it – my past miserable behaviours.” Those “past miserable behaviours” – and their causes and cures – are the subject of his new no-holds-barred memoir, Born-again Blakfella, which he’ll discuss when he visits the Sunshine Coast. “This book has many stories of my life,” he says. “I’ve had some extraordinary experiences. I’ve had to council

myself since the age of 14 and I’ve had to discover things for myself. I’ve led myself down the garden path, sometimes down the wrong track. “I’ve always been a good person, but that last jail sentence in 2004, I had an epiphany. Aunty Lorraine Peeters came in with a program I undertook. It awoke within me a sense that I did have some power.” When Mr Charles talks, he barely takes a breath, skipping through time to different eras in his life, as if he’s following a timeline of sadness and trauma, rather than chronology. He recalls a day that was a major turning point in his life. He’d been living with a foster mother by the name of Mrs Murphy from the age of 14, while he completed an apprenticeship in glass bevelling. His fellow workers at the glass factory knew he had been questioning Mrs Murphy about his family. She told him repeatedly he was an orphan. One day, his fellow workers cajoled him into catching a tram to Fitzroy, where he was ushered into the Builders Arms Hotel by the local Indigenous community. “Everyone raced up to introduce themselves. One lady said, ‘your mum, she’s livin’ up in Swan Hill, you should go up and see her’. I get home late that night to Mrs Murphy on the doorstep. She’s pretty pissed off with me. I say, ‘joy oh joy, I found mum’. “I expected her to share my joy because we had been discussing it over the years. She said, ‘no, those people are lying to you, get to bed’. I got very angry. I raised my arm – I see the fright in her eyes. I was going to hit her. I put on my pyjamas and then I was called to the front door. Lickety-split, I was driven over to the Royal Park home for juvenile offenders. That woman called me disobedient and unruly. For the first time I was locked alone in a cell. I remember crying myself to sleep and then began a series of incarcerations.” After completing his apprenticeship at the age of 19, he went to Swan Hill and found his mother, Blanche Charles. “It was very difficult to meet my mother. She had been

alone there and seemed to be ostracised by the rest of the blackfella community,” he says. “I remember the policeman saying ‘Jack, you’re playing the prodigal son. It would be best if you take your mum a carton of Melbourne Bitter. Your mum likes to drink.’” As sad as his stories are, when you have a yarn with Mr Charles, you end up laughing. He’s a real character and a born performer. Famously, he was involved in establishing Indigenous theatre in Australia, co-founding Nindethana at The Pram Factory in Melbourne in 1971. And now, having sorted himself out, he wants to use his platform to help change attitudes towards Indigenous Australians. “All governments through the ages have flatly refused to place Aboriginal education onto our state school’s curriculum,” he says. “It’s too hard for them. We’re not ready yet to have this conversation, even today. “Each state has its own unique history of invasion – not allowing Aboriginal people to have land, right back to the 1700s. The point is, my responsibility is to try and educate. We should have truth and reconciliation bled onto our state school’s curriculum. “The governments aren’t ready – left wing, right wing, all the colours. None of them are ready. I get invited to private schools and jails and people see me as ridgy-didge, an elder statesperson. They like to hear what I gotta say. My job is to remind them Australia has a unique history. “It’s only us in the arts – we’re the ones that have been bringing elements of history onto the stage. Lots of schoolkids are coming to see the performances, but that’s as far as it goes. I’d like to see the conversation taken further.”

“I’ve always been a good person, but that last jail sentence in 2004, I had an epiphany”

Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella is on at The Events Centre on August 24 as part of the Horizon Festival. Proudly supported by My Weekly Preview. Visit theeventscentre.com.au for tickets.

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Troy Derwin, Ord Minnett Buderim.

YIELD PLUS GROWTH MAKES TOLL ROAD OPERATOR TRANSURBAN ATTRACTIVE

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rd Minnett has recently reinstated coverage on Transurban (TCL) with a Buy rating and a 12-month target price of $16.75. Transurban is an Australian company that builds, owns and operates toll roads in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, as well as in the US and Canada. It has the largest portfolio of toll roads in Australia. Our in-depth analysis highlights the extent to which Transurban’s assets generate traffic growth at a faster rate than the economic growth of the states in which it operates. We see the following factors as tailwinds for Transurban, which make us comfortable placing a Buy recommendation on the stock.

initial yield for Transurban at the time of writing is circa four per cent.

DEBT SERVICEABILITY AND CREDIT RATING Debt serviceability is expected to decline in the next two years, but we expect a relatively quick improvement after that. We do not expect to see any change in the company’s credit ratings (BBB+ by S&P, Baa1 by Moody’s).

ORD MINNETT VIEW

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We see Transurban as undervalued and attractively priced compared to other stocks in our broader coverage of real assets. We estimate the stock is trading at an implied leveraged internal rate of return of nine per cent (post tax), with an ungeared return on capital of 6.5 per cent (post tax). In contrast, Sydney Airport (SYD, Hold) is trading on a 5.5 to six per cent return on capital (post tax), and Australian property trusts are trading at a six to 6.5 per cent return on capital (pre-tax). In our view, Transurban has less regulatory risk than airports and less cyclicality than real estate, and so should be valued at a higher multiple. As always, we strongly recommend you consult with your professional advisor before making any investment decisions.

Over the FY19–25 period, we estimate free cash flow will grow at eight per cent per annum and Transurban’s distributions will increase by six to seven per cent per annum. We also factor in ongoing capital releases and forecast tax expense to normalise from FY23, which will create a drag on earnings. The

Troy Derwin is an authorised representative (no 435773) 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. Troy can be reached on 5430 4444.

TRAFFIC GROWTH The three key markets of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane represent 85 per cent of Transurban’s business, and our analysis shows traffic has grown well above gross state product (GSP) growth. In fact, if we remove the impact of road widenings and extensions, we estimate traffic has grown at 1.3 times GSP growth. Looking forward, we forecast TCL’s traffic growth will average about three per cent per annum.

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MY OPINION

IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME

THE BOOKS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

Sami Muirhead is feeling nostalgic as her youngest child turns five and she realises they haven’t yet had time to jump in any muddy puddles.

Richard O’Leary asks which book changed your life and reveals the three that changed his, still influencing him to this day.

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y youngest baby turned five last week. I cried. And cried. Not in front of him. Not in front of anyone in fact, not even my husband. But in the car right after we had a blissful birthday morning of feeding the birds at the Palmwoods Duck Ponds and going to the bakery to pick up morning tea, I sat there as big fat salty tears rolled down my eyes. I had just dropped my cheeky son to kindy and hopped in my car to go to work when the tear machine kicked into overdrive. Next year he will be at school for his birthday and I will not be able to have a morning of adventures. Next year he will have someone else who will probably be a bigger influence than me when it comes to his learning. We still have not done half the things I have always wanted to do, such as catch a train from Gympie to the Coast and jump in muddy puddles. You are in one of two camps when it comes to your kids’ birthdays: you think nothing of it, or you spend the week leading up to the big day looking at Facebook photos and wondering nostalgically how on earth that little baby has grown up so very quickly. I am really lucky to have three kids, as some of my friends never got their wish to have children. Other friends have lost their children. I would have loved more kids. I am not sure why it is so emotional for me when they turn another year older. Maybe I am plain bonkers. Maybe it is the mortal clock

ticking a little louder, reminding me we are all heading for the golden sunset at some stage. I mean death, not a great bar for happy hour. Or maybe it is because we know these little beings are ours for such a short time that it is bittersweet. I don’t know how on earth you let children go and face the world as they grow up and leave home. All I know is, I get really melancholy around their birthdays and want to freeze time. My five-year-old, Augie, slept in the hallway the night before his birthday. I found him on the cold floorboards with a pillow under his head and a blanket he had thrown over himself, sucking his thumb and clutching his tattered Batman toy. We scooped him up and placed him back in his bed. The next morning I asked him why he had set up camp on the floor. “I wanted to get a head start on the day,” was Augie’s adorable and earnest reply. Indeed, he lives life at full pace and makes his mum’s heart burst with pride as he scampers from dawn until dusk, full of energy. So perhaps he is the teacher in our relationship and we need to live a little more in the moment each day because 2020 is speeding at us all like a Japanese bullet train. So my goal for the next five months is to get a headstart on most days and suck that beautiful marrow out of life. And maybe I will wag school with him the day he turns six next year and we will go on a grand adventure indeed.

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

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hich book has changed your life? A question that is sure to prompt a wide range of answers, depending upon

who you ask. The Bible. The Chronicles of Narnia. The Kama Sutra? So I was interested to pick up The Book That Changed My Life – 71 Remarkable Writers Celebrate The Books That Matter to Them. I half-expected a few titles to dominate – and there were the usual suspects: The Catcher in the Rye, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare and The Great Gatsby – but only a couple of books were mentioned twice. None thrice. It was interesting to work through the list – and remember this is not the author’s favourite book but the one that changed how they looked at the world. Kate Atkinson of A God In Ruins fame chose Robert Coover’s Pricksongs & Descants because it reminded her that books should be fun, not just educating the reader, but entertaining them as well. Atkinson said “literature became a book again, a book with no boundaries.” The late US Senator John McCain opted for Hemingway’s classic about the Spanish Civil War, For Whom the Bell Tolls. McCain said the book’s hero, Robert Jordan, provided “a lesson on how a great man should live and die – a great man must always be his own man, and have the

courage for it, and he must die with style.” I wonder if this was what was going through his head when he gave his famous thumbs down to his own party’s attempted repeal of Obamacare? Pop culture aficionado Michael Stern adopted a more practical approach, selecting the Sear’s Catalogue because it opened a window on the world for him: “I relished reading about the material of lives that were nothing like my own.” And it was his first exposure to the female form.

“A question that is sure to prompt a wide range of answers” Inevitably, I asked myself the question at the top of this page – which book has changed my life? I couldn’t settle for one so I have cheated and picked three. To Kill A Mockingbird for giving me Atticus Finch as a male role model. George Orwell’s Animal Farm piqued my political consciousness, fertilising a healthy cynicism but hopefully not killing off all traces of idealism. Lastly – Peter Carey’s Illywhacker for reminding me that books are not only to be consumed, but enjoyed. Which books have changed your life?

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

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The Sunshine Coast is a rare mix of acreage, mid-sized blocks and terrace courtyards. When it comes to creating the backyard of your dreams, no matter what the land size, there are plenty of ideas and options for all. A small space doesn’t mean that you have to shy away from a leafy paradise. While, a larger block doesn’t necessarily mean more work. It’s about forward-planning and creating a backyard that suits your needs. Whether you are time-poor or have a green thumb, there are plenty of inspiring ideas to get your garden growing.

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Simon Van Roy of Manawee Garden Centre says outdoor spaces don’t need complex landscaping in order to be enjoyed. Sometimes the most simple design will be the one that makes your backyard shine.

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Mass planting It doesn’t have to be a formal hedge, but growing large groups of a singular planting tends to be neater. It also means less maintenance. With flowering plants it also results in an impressive display when it comes time to flower. Meanwhile, with foliage plants, the style can create a great contrast against a wall, or just against another green backdrop For mass planting consider these varieties: Loropetalum ‘Plum Gorgeous’ (height to 1.5 metres) Rhapiolepis ‘Snow Maiden’ (height to 1 metre) Euphorbia White Sparkle (height to 50 centimetres) Alternanthera ‘Little Ruby’ (height to 50 centimetres) Evolulous ‘Blue my Mind’ (ground cover).

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FAMILY FRIENDLY Loose Ends is a family show that combines custom-built contraptions, puppetry, circus, shadow projection, music and transformed objects. It is a story about friendship, loyalty and inventiveness, in a whimsical world of half-mechanised thingamabobs and headstrong puppets. Venue 114 and Horizon present this out-of-the-ordinary visual theatre performance. Makers, creators and story lovers will dive into a theatrical adventure that feels like the magic box of a bygone trickster. Loose Ends is on August 24 at 10.30am at Venue 114. Tickets are available at venue114.com.au.

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OPEN FOR BUSINESS Art lovers, it’s time to get out and head north for Noosa Open Studios.

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rom the sparkling beaches to sweeping hinterland vistas, it is no surprise that a plethora of artistic souls call Noosa home and draw inspiration from all the region offers. Art lovers will love Noosa Open Studios, which provides the opportunity to get up close and personal to the artistic process with 69 talented Noosa artists opening their studios to the public during the 10-day event. As well as the 69 artist studios, there are also seven galleries participating. Providing a rare opportunity to watch artists working in their own creative spaces, visitors to Noosa Open Studios can indulge their senses. “The beauty of Noosa Open Studios is that it appeals to all art lovers with such a wide array of art on offer including ceramics, glass, mixed media, metal work, photography, digital media, sculpture and paintings in all media,” says Noosa Open Studios president Chris Bell. A number of workshops also take place throughout the week that allow participants to learn new skills and techniques and perhaps pick up a few well-kept secrets. As part of the event, the region has been conveniently separated into six locality

trails to make it easy for visitors to find each of the studios. Whether you choose just one of the trails in Noosa, Sunshine Beach, Mt Tinbeerwah, Eumundi, Cooroy or Pomona, or do all six, you are sure to find some amazing art creations. If you just love looking at art or are looking for the perfect piece to add to your collection or enhance a spot in your home or garden, you are sure to find what you desire on the trail. Noosa Open Studios runs from August 16 to 25. All the studios and galleries are open on both weekends. Some studios will also be open during the week and others by appointment. For full details, visit noosaopenstudios.com.au.

Noosa Open Studios participating galleries • Noosa Regional Gallery • NACA Wallace House • Halse Lodge • Peter Phillips • Butter Factory Arts Centre • The Art Hub • Pomona Railway Station Gallery

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9 Nyssa Ray, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Tony Casley, Caloundra Boat Club, 6pm Arthur Black, Cooroy RSL, 6pm Zac Gunthorpe, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 6pm Craig Taylor, Club Kawana, 6.30pm Destiny’s Plan, Maroochy Surf Club, 7pm Town, Solbar, 7pm Ryan Giles Band, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Dan England Band, Maroochy RSL, 8pm Strange Brew, Tewantin Noosa RSL, 8pm Men Behaving Loudly, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 8pm Anthologys, Beerwah Hotel, 8.30pm Undercover Blonde, Palmwoods Hotel, 8.30pm Oskar Campbell, Coolum Surf Club, 9pm

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Dan Horne, Eumundi Markets, 9am Juzzie Smith, Eumundi Markets, 9am Brown Trouts, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 12pm Leigh Chisholm, Alex Surf Club, 4.30pm Nyssa Ray, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 6pm Renegade Groove, Caloundra Boat Club, 6.30pm Tony Casley, Club Kawana, 6.30pm Chris Webb, Maroochy Surf Club, 7pm Eighties Recall, Alex Surf Club, 7.30pm Two Smooth Trio, Maroochy RSL, 8pm Glen Campbell Tribute Show, Tewantin Noosa RSL, 8pm Dave Ritter Band, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 8pm Beerwah’s Got Country, Beerwah Hotel, 8.30pm Brad Wild Band, Palmwoods Hotel, 8.30pm Midnight Romeo, Coolum Surf Club, 9pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11 Ryan Giles, Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 1pm Garry Hudson, The Surf Club Mooloolaba, 2pm Alexis and Suzie K Band, Alex Surf Club, 3.30pm Brad Rodgers Duo, Solbar, 6pm * as supplied

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EXPLORE THE SUNSHINE COAST ART PRIZE 2019 EXHIBITION The prestigious Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2019 exhibition is now open at the Caloundra Regional Gallery. It features a mix of work by established, mid-career and emerging artists, all vying for the major prize of $25,000. The finalist works selected for this year’s exhibition encompass oil and acrylic, print, textile, drawing and photography. “The 2019 finalist works demonstrate strong narratives and bold expressions of mood, colour and pattern,” says Arts Portfolio councillor Rick Baberowski. “Whether you are a long-time arts lover or have never been to an exhibition, I encourage you to … view this showcase exhibition for yourself and enjoy the challenge of voting for your favourite work in the People’s Choice prize.” The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2019 will be judged by Alison Kubler, museum and gallery curator and Editor of VAULT Australasian Art & Culture magazine. The winners in

Levitate by SCAP finalist Stephen Bush categories including highly commended, people’s choice, residency and overall will be announced at the official exhibition opening event during Horizon Festival on August 29. The People’s Choice prize winner will be announced after the exhibition closes on September 15.

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READER’S CORNER THE RIP Author: Mark Brandi Publisher: Hachette RRP: $29.99 Reviewer: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane

Head trackside for a good cause. The Bloomhill Cancer Care Race Day is filled with fun, racing, food, champagne and auctions, but is all about raising funds for the Sunshine Coast charity that supports people of all ages to live well with cancer. A host of prizes will be up for grabs at the August 25 event. The popular money boards, door prizes and auctions will also be back for the day, along with best-dressed male and female awards. Ticket are $110 and includes a glass of champagne on arrival, a two-course lunch and entry to the Champagne Gardens and Pavilion at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club. Book now at https://bit.ly/2wc9ApY.

The bestselling author of Wimmera is making his way to the Sunshine Coast as part of the Horizon Festival to talk about his latest offering, The Rip, which tells the story of a young woman living on the streets of Melbourne. She finds safety and security in her best friends Anton and Sunny, her dog. But then they cross paths with Steve. Mr Brandi captures the essence of his female lead with such accuracy that you find yourself wishing desperately for her to break away from everything.

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SUCCULENT GREEK LAMB A new menu and a new look, The Waves has something for everyone. Try the Greek lamb salad with marinated lamb loin served on charred pita bread with salad, hummus, cucumber, feta, sundried tomato, roasted capsicum, and tzatziki for $24.50. The Waves Club 5491 1961 thewavescaloundra.com

COFFEE, CRAFT BEER AND COCKTAILS Relax and take in the views and enjoy breakfast and lunch seven days. This funky cafe and bar has something for everyone with its huge menu, coffee, fresh juices, smoothies, cheeky cocktails and local craft beer on tap. Pop in for dinner Friday and Saturday nights. The Bunker Coffee and Bar 5491 3007 facebook.com/Thebunkercoffeeandbar

FABULOUS FOOD Whether you are in a hurry and need a quick bite to eat or feel like hitting the town for a stylish night out, Caloundra has dining options for all. With spectacular ocean views or cosy twilight street settings, sharing a meal with friends and family in Caloundra will become one of your favourite things to do.

Follow these businesses on Facebook or Instagram to see their latest offers and menu updates!

FREE MINI * SCROLL! STAYING UP LATE? Barista style coffee, your way! Choose your milk, choose your style choose your size! Be one of the first 100 customers to say ‘WE LOVE CALOUNDRA’ to receive a free serve of mini cinnamon scrolls with your coffee purchase! Open 365 days, 6am – midnight! Caloundra Night Owl 5491 8624 nightowl.com.au

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A CHINWAG WITH CHEESE Having lunch out with your bestie is always a treat. Share the house cheese platter, baked Camembert platter or cheese fondue bowl. Mention this ad for 15 per cent off. Bookings encouraged. Red Hot Chilli Pepper 5491 8870 redhotchillipepper.com.au

GOOD FOOD, NO RUBBISH Source Bulk Foods is full of delicious pantry staples as well as yummy chocolates and snacks galore. This week’s special offer: spend $30 dollars in store and receive a jute bag for FREE – you must mention the code word: MWP. Source Bulk Foods 54911579 facebook.com/ thesourcebulkfoodscaloundra

IN THE MARKET FOR SOME FUN? Every Sunday from 8am to 1pm, Caloundra main street hosts the lively markets. Featuring 100 unique stalls, enjoy fresh local food and produce, fresh juices, breakfast, lunch and delicious treats. Caloundra Street Fair 5492 5977 caloundrastreetfair.com.au

LUNCH, WINE AND WATER VIEWS Enjoy a two-course lunch for $39, or a three-course lunch for $50 with one of the best views on the Sunshine Coast. Add a glass of wine or beer for $5. Available every day. Tides Waterfront 5438 2304 tideswaterfront.com.au

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AS FRESH AS IT GETS Home cooking at its best! Enjoy beautiful breakfasts, hearty burgers, roast rolls, gourmet sandwiches and more. Indulge in a sweet treat with a First Batch Coffee. Ask them to cater for your next luncheon or breakfast. Little Red Hen Cafe Co. 5325 1470 facebook.com/littleredhencafeco

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Mercury is powering through Leo until August 29, so creative ideas and persuasive arguments will keep your mind well stimulated. Friday looks rather disruptive though, when Uranus takes your usual routine and turns it upside down.

On Wednesday, the sun and Venus encourage you to make a wish list of your goals for the future. The full moon also stimulates your peer group, hopes and wishes zones, so make sure you surround yourself with people who encourage your talents.

You have ambitious professional plans and goals for the future, but sometimes you hold yourself back for fear of looking foolish. This week’s stars encourage you to be confident and proactive as you reach for the stars.

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You’re in the mood for foreign travel as you dream of exotic destinations and romantic escapades. Unhappily single? Start planning your itinerary ASAP because you could meet your soul mate on your next holiday.

It’s all about money as the full moon stirs up trouble and you need to find an innovative solution to a cash flow problem. If you’re a clever Cap, then you’ll pal up with a financially astute person who helps you find ways to develop a second stream of income.

Thursday’s full moon amps up your Aquarian need for independence. But don’t feel you have to tackle problems on your own. The sun, Mercury, Venus and Mars are visiting your relationship zone, so there are plenty of people around who are happy to help.

With the sun, Mercury, Venus and Mars visiting your job zone, dynamic and decisive action is required at work. If you procrastinate and dither around, lucrative opportunities and important connections will promptly pass you by.

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Mid-week is a wonderful time to resolve a misunderstanding with a friend or family member. The full moon encourages you to explore and experiment as you study, travel or venture into brave new personal territory.

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MUDJIMBA HOME SALE SHOWS HOW IT’S DONE The sale of this home exceeded all expectations thanks to a smart marketing campaign that covered all bases. WORDS: Roxanne McCarty-O’Kane.

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ith the Sunshine Coast property market ticking along at a comfortable pace, it is still important to take a serious look at the way you market your home when you list it for sale. For North Shore Realty Marcoola principal agent Keith Blanchard (pictured), who has more than two decades of experience in real estate, he is quick to inform his clients of the power of covering all of their bases to attract the best possible sale price for their property.

He knows that agents who offer to save you money by not preparing a holistic marketing plan that covers both print and online will end up costing sellers a lot more in the long run. Mr Blanchard’s recent sale of a family home at 52 Cupania Street in Mudjimba is the perfect example. He was able to sell the home for $60,000 more than another home in the area that took three months to sell via another agency that was located outside of the Sunshine Coast. The other agency used an

online-only campaign. The owners of Cupania Street, Shane and Cheryl, had maintained the home throughout the 20 years they had owned their home and Shane, who is a cabinet maker by trade, had installed a new kitchen and refurbished the bathrooms to upgrade all the items that required replacement in a home of its age. The location in Mudjimba was always going to attract interest, but Mr Blanchard says they still had to ensure that “no stone was left unturned”. “We had to do everything so we knew we had attracted every possible buyer for their home. This included a very strong online presence, two office window exposures, 12 salespeople all looking for buyers and meeting buyers at many open homes each weekend and referring these people to Shane and Cheryl’s home,” he says. “Many people would choose to do just this but I wanted to attract a buyer that might not be actively looking and who would fall in love

with Shane and Cheryl’s home. To do this we covered print media and in very good quality publication that people read and that has a massive Sunshine Coast coverage. My Weekly Preview was our choice, as the quality is exceptional and the coverage across the region is the best.” Around 35 groups viewed the home within the three-week window, with the potential buyers being attracted by all sources, including holiday makers who came through carrying copies of My Weekly Preview with a desire to buy a holiday home on the Coast.

AT A GLANCE Property: 52 Cupania Street, Mudjimba Marketing campaign: Five-week campaign including signage, in person referrals, window display in two offices, My Weekly Preview and the internet. Marketing investment: $5000 Sale: Three weeks into the five-week campaign, an offer prior to auction with ideal conditions was accepted. Sold for: $745,000 Investment result: $60,000 more than a similar property in the same locality.

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his meticulously modernised home offers an opportunity to enjoy relaxed coastal living. The soft neutral colour scheme, white plantation shutters and timber-tone flooring enables you to create your own beach home. The spacious living areas flow into the kitchen, which features European appliances and plenty of pantry space. The north-facing backyard has low-maintenance sub-tropical gardens. The outdoor living area is versatile. It’s completely undercover and screened. A double carport, additional boat-trailer space and a large back shed offer plenty of space.

26 MALKANA CRESCENT, BUDDINA 3 bed, 1 bath, 2 car Offers around $700,000 Platinum Properties 5437 8806 Victoria Daw 0418 811 162

Did someone say Man Cave?? Situated in Buderim’s exclusive and highly sought-after Wine district and at the end of a quiet family friendly cul de sac, this home has more to offer than meets the eye which makes an inspection a must. • 5 Bedrooms main with ensuite • Open plan kitchen dining, plus two living areas • Inground Pool • Massive work shed • Triple car garage and Carport • 1,106m2 fully fenced yard with remote gate

10 Chablis Court Buderim Open Saturday 1-2pm Offers over $800k Jennine Keir 0414 851 531 jennine@bluemoonproperty.com.au

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A striking & contemporary collection of 2 bedroom Townhomes

Queenslander with Spectacular ocean view

These stylish and practical Townhomes offers 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms plus a separate guest powder room, open plan dining and living area, designed for entertaining, centered around a functional kitchen.

This Queenslander home is situated within a small estate at the top of Caloundra road, with fabulous views all the way out to Moreton Island. You are a short distance to all local amenities, shopping, doctors, schools, restaurants and the beautiful beaches of Caloundra • 4 Bedrooms • 2 Bathrooms • 2 Living areas • 2 Car Garage ock • Queenslander on a rare 1023m2 block

With the future Maroochydore City on your doorstep, park your car and grab your bike from the wall mounted racks, take a short leisurely ride into the vibrant new City. This is an exciting time to be investing in your future.

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Maroochydore CBD 20 mins

Coolum Beach 5 mins Noosa 20 mins

Fantastic fairways, beautiful beaches & Mt Coolum views. The perfect address.

Ready to build land priced from

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MORE THAN JUST A PLACE TO LIVE Location, lifestyle and luxury have been blended in equal measure to create Vantage Coolum, your future home. The last 20 allotments have been released in this unique and beautiful development which has become a sought after Sunshine Coast address, offering security and convenience with a genuine community vibe to create the ideal coastal home for all stages of life. Vantage Coolum is not just a home – it’s a conduit to the rest of the world. Its unique location puts you within a stone’s throw from pristine Yaroomba and Coolum beaches as well majestic Mt Coolum. Vantage Coolum is centrally located between Noosa and Maroochydore, just a short drive to the Sunshine Coast Airport.

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• Adjacent to an established 18-hole golf course

• The last 20 ready-to-build lots

• Moments from the beach and canvassed by nature • Close to Coolum Village shopping centre

• Large level allotments ranging in size from 470m2 to 972m2

• Easy access to Sunshine Coast Motorway and Airport

• A playground to keep the kids entertained and active

• A stone’s throw from Coolum’s award-winning restaurants and cafés

• An established gated community offering security and beautifully landscaped streets

• Surrounded by recreational activities

• Stunning views of Mt Coolum

Don’t miss this opportunity to see Vantage Coolum and discover why it is the perfect address for you... Call Scott Heaney on 0408 711 027 or visit Wednesdays & Saturdays 10am to 2pm, any other times by appointment.

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STYLISH, ELEGANT & MODERN – INSTRUCTIONS ARE TO SELL – DON’T LET THIS ONE GET AW 21 Coomaroo Crescent, Minyama Owner committed elsewhere and this home must be sold! Offering picturesque wide water vistas and direct-deep water ocean access, this designer masterpiece raises the standard in luxury living. Boasting an enviable North Easterly aspect, you can enjoy waterfront living at it’s best with your own private 12 metre pontoon accommodating even the largest of yachts. Infinitely stylish and impressive in design, this immaculate residence utilises a palate of neutral tones and unparalleled craftsmanship throughout. A flawless combination of manicured gardens, superior bespoke cabinetry, tiles & rich timber floors where quality is paramount and evident from the very moment you walk through the impressive double doors. Need room for all your watersports fun – then look no further as the secure seven car garage ensures you’ve got room for all the toys……and more! This stunning home won’t last long – call Karen today!

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PERFECTLY POSITIONED CONTEMPORARY LIVING - MOOLOOLABA Trinity Beach Home #4/9 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 ambiance of elegance and sophistication. Offering an unparalleled lifestyle opportunity with stunning beaches and Mooloolaba Esplanade only minutes away!

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PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEWS FROM YOUR PRIVATE OASIS 87b Glenmount Road, Mons Boasting a magnificent picturesque setting, this private family residence showcasing panoramic views will leave you captivated. Surrounded by lush natural landscape, this stunning elevated home offers a magical acreage lifestyle yet minutes to all the Coast has to offer. A superb open plan layout and floorplan facilitates versatility and excellent separation of living. Designed for effortless, low maintenance living, this is your opportunity to make this enchanting home your own - call today!

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AUCTION BLUE CHIP MINYAMA WITHOUT THE PRICE TAG! MUST SELL BEFORE OR AT AUCTION! 15 Balemo Street, Minyama This North facing family home is in a prime position on the corner of blue-chip Mooloolah Drive neighbouring prestigious waterfront homes. It boasts 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 living areas, central kitchen and a covered alfresco entertaining area overlooking an inground sparkling pool. With leafy gardens, private fully fenced 664m2 block, double lock up garage and onsite parking, this is the perfect entry level Minyama home to start your new fabulous lifestyle.

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AUCTION VENDOR SAYS SELL! – AUCTION THIS SATURDAY @ 12 NOON 3

4 Nagari Place, Warana Contract Crashed! MUST be sold on or before Auction this Saturday - you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the reserve price set. Invest as is, or buy to live in while you renovate for profit - adding instant value. The options are endless. This is your opportunity to secure a bargain only 4 rooftops to the beach. Embrace the ultimate coastal lifestyle with this private and secluded home while you can!

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STUNNING PENTHOUSE WATERFRONT LIVING – ST KITTS, KAWANA ISLAND 3

56/7 Grand Parade, Kawana Island Convenient & easy care waterfront penthouse living at it’s best! You’ll be mesmerised by the expansive water views gracing almost every room in the home. Love entertaining? Then you’ll enjoy the private rooftop garden with BBQ facilities overlooking the Parrearra canal. With a larger than average floor plan comprising of three bedrooms, separate laundry and two dedicated secure car parking, this apartment ticks all the boxes.

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AUCTION PRIME OCEANIC DRIVE BEACHFRONT WITH PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEWS 5

17 Oceanic Drive, Warana This rare blue chip property boasts one of a few coveted positions along Oceanic Drive that enjoy real ocean views and breezes. Elevated from the street on a level block with multiple living zones enjoying sea views and breezes. Perfect for the whole family and even the extended family with a generous fluid floor plan. This is a genuine and real opportunity to be one of the privileged few who call this paradise home. Inspection is a must.

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1/17 Kononda Court, Mooloolaba Commanding the Northern end of a highly sought after waterfront cul-de-sac sits this stunning, recently built waterfront residence. Finished to the utmost standard and complimented not only by the position but also by the striking water views, this property represents Sunshine Coast living at its best. Beautifully appointed, this home merges the best of both worlds; the convenience of low maintenance living with luxury finishes.

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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

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AUCTION

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: Sat 10th August 2.30-3pm VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AUCTION: On Site Sat 10th August 3pm AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758 Grant Whisker 0415 856 575

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Buddina, 4/1 Pacific Boulevard

The Exclusive Eliza Towers -Tightly Held for 30 Years! Eliza Towers the “Jewel in the Crown” with its premium Point Cartwright position of No 1 Pacific Boulevard. This exceptional first floor 2-bedroom 2-bathroom apartment features arguably one of the most spectacular water views on the Sunshine Coast. • Breathtaking panoramic vista of the Mooloolah River, over the Marina to Mooloolaba • Functional kitchen with stone bench tops and lots of storage & preparation space • Open plan dining and living space features beautiful swiss parquet flooring • Master suite is gorgeous with stunning water views and rear balcony access

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• Seperate lounge area that could also be a study or third bedroom • Positioned a few metres from the steps to the beach • Manicured gardens, inground pool and BBQ area. • Perfect investment, great rental returns and capital growth in the area

OPEN HOME: Sat 10th August 11.30-12pm VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AUCTION: On site Sat 10th August 12pm AGENT: Grant Whisker 0415 856 575

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MOOLOOLABA, 20/2 Brisbane Road

Iconic Mooloolaba Position With Spectacular Ocean views OPEN HOME: Thurs 8th August 4-5pm Sat 10th August 10-10.30am Sat 17th August 10-10.30am Sat 17th August 2-3pm VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AUCTION: On site Sat 31st August 2pm AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758

With its ultimate beachfront location, this extensive three-bedroom apartment inspires relaxation through a seamless connection with the breathtaking ocean views, perfectly positioned in the heart of Mooloolaba Esplanade within steps from Mooloolaba Beach, surf club and a myriad of shopping, dining and café options. Expansive open plan living the design is complimented by floor to ceiling glass that take in the picture postcard views. The spacious kitchen is functional in design and provides that central entertaining hub for friends and family to gather.

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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

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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: SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AGENT: Jordan Barden 0422 990 824

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KULUIN, 17 Ghost Gum Avenue

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

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MAROOCHYDORE, 1/367B Main Road

AUCTION

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

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MAROOCHYDORE, 5/31 Baden Powell Street

Convenient Maroochydore Lifestyle Townhouse Enjoy close proximity to Ocean Street, Maroochy River & Sunshine Plaza from this affordable townhouse. Perfectly located and well presented this is one you won’t want to miss. This thoughtful floor plan is a spacious living solution for first time buyers and a savvy buy for investors. The open plan design incorporates lounge, dining and generous kitchen. This entire space lends itself to functional everyday living with an effortless transition to the courtyard. Upstairs are two generously sized bedrooms, main bathroom & separate toilet.

OPEN HOME: SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758

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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 10th 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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LITTLE MOUNTAIN, 30 Daintree Blvd

Magnificent Living in Little Mountain Be impressed the second upon entering this immaculately presented home. The kitchen perfectly appointed in the centre of the open plan living area flows VIEW AT: www.defineproperty.com.au seamlessly to the spacious alfresco area. Cook up a storm while still being part PRICE: $670,000 of the action with family and friends. With two outdoor entertaining areas, you are spoilt for choice. The covered AGENT: Amanda Morton 0475 846 626 alfresco area comes complete with ceiling fan and outdoor blinds. This opens onto the large tiled deck and garden area which is a lovely space for sitting back 4 2 2 and enjoying all this home has on offer.

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PROPERTY TODAY | COMMUNITY GIVEBACK PROGRAM

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he Property Today team is celebrating after selling a whopping $119,730,400 worth of property in the past financial year. In what can only be considered as a terrific bonus, the team also donated $71,500 to various Sunshine Coast charities through its Community Giveback Program. Property Today principal Jamie Holbrook says the team offers its sincere thanks to all of the clients who have helped make this achievement a reality. The agency will continue to donate $500 to charity from every property sold. To find out more about the giving program, or to speak to one of the agents, phone 5444 2222. The office is located in Holbrook House at 48-50 Sugar Road, Maroochydore.

Corey Payne | Daniel Morcombe Foundation

Jonathan Clare | Cancer Council

Jamie Holbrook | Headland Golf Club Pro Am 2019

Craig Morrison | Sunny Kids and BOQ Charity Golf Day

David Grenfell | IFYS

We put you first WOOMBYE 5 NORTHVIEW PLACE

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New Quality Home with Panoramic Views! Get comfy and check the extensive list below of inclusions that simply makes this one of the best properties in Woombye. Cheese and Wine (and beer) open homes each Thursday night from 6-7 and regular open homes Saturday. • 810m2 block • 2 x Large 3.6m x 3.6m plus robe Guest bedrooms with mirrored sliding doors • Bathroom with walk-in 1m x 1.6m shower including Freestanding 1800mm Bath Tub with a 1500mm square picture window • Large designer kitchen with soft close drawers/doors • Master bedroom 3.6 x 3.6 plus huge WIR AUCTION On-site Saturday 10th August 11am INSPECT Thursdays 6-7pm & Saturdays 1-2pm FIRST NATIONAL CAROLANS NAMBOUR 5441 1344 SIMON JAGO 0400 117 169 WEB www.carolans.net

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Kuluin - 5446 6186

Oversized Affordable Townhouse Situated in the tightly held, quiet and peaceful complex of “Westmar Lodge”, this townhouse offers peace, privacy and tranquillity. • 3 large bedrooms with BIW (master with huge walk in wardrobe and private balcony) • Two-way bathroom to master with skylight & heat lamps, separate bath, shower and toilet • Generous open plan kitchen, lounge and dining area • Separate laundry & storage • Second toilet downstairs • Very large private courtyard that wraps around the side with well-kept gardens • Lock up Garage with remote • Pet Friendly INSPECT Saturday 10th August 11.30-12pm FIRST NATIONAL COASTAL 5444 0800 DAN HAWES 0477 503 059 WEB www.firstnationalcoastal.com.au

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FOR SALE

FOR SALE

21 Wombat Place, Ninderry • • • • • •

Self-contained studio / Granny flat Over 2 acres of flat usable land Work shed and Caravan parking Undercover entertainment areas Outstanding views Close to schools and Yandina township

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Unit 3/32 Lows Drive, Pacific Paradise

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ADDRESS 50 Lowe Street Nambour QLD 4560

Each office independently owned and operated

OFFICE 5470 7000

Fantastic fairways, beautiful beaches & Mt Coolum views. The perfect address. MORE THAN JUST A PLACE TO LIVE Location, lifestyle and luxury have been blended in equal measure to create Vantage Coolum, your future home. This unique and beautiful development is set to become a sought-after Sunshine Coast address, offering security and convenience with a genuine community vibe to create the ideal coastal home for all stages of life. THE ADVANTAGES

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THE DETAILS • The last 20 ready-to-build lots • Large level allotments ranging in size from 470m2 to 972m2 • Stunning views of Mt Coolum

• Close to Coolum Village shopping centre • Easy access to Sunshine Coast Motorway & Airport

These are the last 20 allotments to be released – don’t miss this opportunity... Call Scott on 0408 711 027 or visit Wednesdays & Saturdays 10am to 2pm, any other times by appointment.

WEB vantagecoolum.com.au / SALES OFFICE 5 Vantage Drive, Yaroomba *Pricing is current as at August 2019 and is subject to change and availability.

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Craig Porter Joins as Sales & New Business Manager at LJ Hooker Life is certainly a journey! I am so excited to announce my continuing journey in the ever-evolving world of Real Estate. My new position of Sales & New Business Manager with LJ Hooker here on the Sunshine Coast coincides with the company recently celebrating its 90th birthday and with over 600 offices nationwide, LJ Hooker is one of Australia’s most trusted Real Estate brands. With some uncertainty in the market ahead, it’s more important than ever to entrust the sale of your home with a national brand who has their feet firmly planted across all market places. I am so pleased to have joined a company that is ingrained in tradition and will no doubt withstand the next 90 years! I look forward to the challenges ahead as we strive to be market leaders on the Sunshine Coast while continuing to offer the highest level of service and conduct our business with enthusiasm and integrity. Thanks again to all my loyal clients and I look forward to talking with you soon. Craig Porter

(07) 5444 4411 craig.porter@ljhooker.com.au mooloolaba.ljhooker.com.au 110 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba 4557

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11 Tantula Road East, Alexandra Headland YOUR ULTIMATE 6 STAR PENTHOUSE - HOUSE IN THE HEART OF THE ‘G0LDEN TRIANGLE’ - ALEXANDRA HEADLAND Boasting magnificent North East ocean views on a large 1,214m2 block, this home offers a lifestyle of pure indulgence in the ‘Golden Triangle’. A truly magnificent residence that is unparalleled in every way. A stunning fusion of high-end commercialgrade engineering and building quality, coupled with the contemporary design of a 6-star international resort all just a short stroll to nearby shops, the patrolled beach & restaurant precinct. You need to experience this one in person. Call Craig Porter now to arrange a personal tour on 0411 554 880.

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Low $3 Million Buyers View Saturday 12-12.45pm • Commercial grade high-end engineering & build quality • Ducted air-conditioning, C-bus, Cat 5 wiring • Vacumaid plus 3-phase power • Massive 1,214m2 (double block) • Outstanding North East ocean views • Stroll to beach, cafes & shops • Soundproofed cinema, pool room, wet bar & double office • Soaring ceilings & glass expanses plus blackbutt floors

Agent Craig Porter 0411 554 880

LJ Hooker Mooloolaba 5444 4411

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PREMIUM BEACHSIDE POSITION

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ocated in Eliza Towers, with its premium Point Cartwright position, is this first-floor two-bedroom apartment. From the rear balcony it boasts a breathtaking panoramic vista of the Mooloolah River, over the marina to Mooloolaba beach, and north to Mount Coolum. From the front balcony, look across Point Cartwright and enjoy watching the waves roll in. Features include a functional kitchen with stone bench tops and lots of cupboard and preparation space, open-plan living and dining. Enjoy the manicured gardens enjoy the use of the inground pool and barbecue area.

Excellence in Local Knowledge 10 ACRES | SHED

2 BED | 1 BATH | 1 CAR

Craig Barnby 0427 533 731

Craig Barnby 0427 533 731

230 Hunchy Road Hunchy $490,000 4 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR

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4/1 PACIFIC BOULEVARD, BUDDINA 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car Auction onsite Saturday, August 10 @12pm Define Property 5478 2477 Grant Whisker 0415 856 575

07 5445 9200 07 5445 9211 sales@barnbyrealestate.com.au www.barnbyrealestate.com.au

107 Image Flat Rd, Image Flat ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED 4 BED | 3 BATH | 5 CAR

Craig Barnby 0427 533 731

Craig Barnby 0427 533 731

152 Citrus Road, Landers Shoot $795,000

2 Hamlin Cl, Woombye Offers Over $690,000

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LAND SALE From $215,500

Secure Your Slice Of Hinterland Paradise Stage 1, 2 & 3 Sold Out Stage 4 Now Selling Level “Slab Ready” Lots Walk To School Precinct

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HINTERLAND RETREAT Positioned in Kureelpa’s exclusive court, 66 Willandra Place is an exceptional small acreage on two-and-a-half acres. It is private, peaceful and fully fenced with abundant water from the spring-fed lake. The grounds are well landscaped and maintained. The quality low-set brick home has soaring raked ceilings in the open living area complete with wood fire plus split-system heating and cooling. Two spacious bedrooms plus study are under the main roof plus a separate access selfcontained studio with bathroom is situated at front of house. There is solar, a double lock-up garage, water tanks and eco sewerage system. Numerous fruit trees adorn the property.

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66 WILLANDRA PLACE, KUREELPA 3 bed, 2 bath, 3 car Auction onsite August 11 @ 11am Carolans First National Real Estate 5441 1344 Vanessa Brunton 0467 448 850

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8 UNITS ALREADY SECURED UNITS AVAILABLE FROM

$600,000 $1,425,000 AGENT ON SITE SAT 12PM - 12:30PM

A boutique development on the Coolum coast, Øceane merges sophisticated architectural design with contemporary coastal living.

L U X U R Y B E A C H S I D E A P A R T M E N T S

A rare selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, with one or two-levels, offer a diverse range of foundations for crafting your unique Sunshine Coast lifestyle. Designed by award winning architect Tim Ditchfield and nestled in one of the most sought-after areas of the Sunshine Coast, Øceane offers luxury beachside living at its finest.

To find out more about Oceane and other exclusive projects visit: www.mbcprestige.com.au Proudly developed by

Every effort has been made to accurately describe the details of this development however this document is presented as a guide only. Artsit impressions are indicative only. Recipients are advised to undertake their own investigations to satisfy themselves as to all aspects of the development. All details were correct at the time of printing and are subject to change without notice.

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Coolum 5446 2500 | Marcoola 5448 7444 www.northshorerealty.com.au 1 and 2/23 Margaret Street, Coolum Beach

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View Saturday 10 - 10.30am For Sale Expressions of Interest Noel Mooney 0417 756 076 noel@northshorerealty.com.au

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$384,900 View Saturday 10th August 2-2.30pm Enquiries North Shore Realty Ben Thomson 0447 057 651 ben@northshorerealty.com.au Property Today Chloe Holbrook 0499 925 680 chloe@propertytoday.com.au

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

AUCTION NEXT SATURDAY 121 Coolum Terrace, Coolum Beach

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• 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

Noel Mooney 0417 756 076 noel@northshorerealty.com.au

• Luxury bedrooms and bathrooms, designer fittings, balconies on both levels • Tranquil vertical gardens, flat lawn, solar and water filtration system

Vacant Land

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.

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87B GLENMOUNT ROAD, MONS 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Offers from low to mid $1 million Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Karen Jones 0405 122 526

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The Perfect Over 50’s Lifestyle 150/40 Lakeside Crescent, CURRIMUNDI The complex has wonderful on-site facilities including a heated in ground pool, communal BBQ areas, a community hall, landscaped gardens and a shaded boardwalk following the communities Lake. The Residents Social Club organises regular activities, a perfect opportunity to meet and make new friends.

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• Freehold, low body corporate, no entry/exit fees

Jordan McIntosh 0457 606 680

Queensland style home, 2.7m ceilings, offering spacious verandah living (bullnose front & back). Showcasing beautiful mixed Ironbark polished floors and a wide hallway with lots of storage. A/con in the family kitchen/dining room, fireplace in the lounge. Smart Caesarstone benchtops, Tasmanian timber Blackwood cabinetry + Miele appliances make this kitchen extra special. The master bedroom boasts WI robe and ensuite. Covered access to garage, desirable workshop under. Ease of access to the back garden with many varieties of fruit trees.

$615,000 Negotiable 35 Mary Cairncross Ave, Maleny

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Exclusive Agent Geoff Wells 0418 787 060 www.malenyrealty.com.au / 20160631

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Best Hobby Farm on the Coast

2 Bed 1 Bath 2 Car

22-40 Hamilton Road, West Woombye This hobby farm is fully established and has been developed with great care and consideration over the years by the current owners. If you are looking for

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a great weekender/hobby farm where you can escape the urban life and retreat to a beautiful totally private rural environment then this is definitely a farm

To be sold by Expressions of Interest

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Area of 30 acres—approx 20 acres cleared

Two road entrances with fully sealed asphalt driveway

Three paddocks, one dam and excellent coastal pastures

Cattle yard with crush and loading ramp

Full established citrus orchard

Two sheds with high clearance roller doors Two bedroom accommodation with well equipped kitchen, lounge area, office, wine cellar and laundry

Central location - 8km to Palmwoods and Nambour

Renovate or Develop - Best Position

Agent: Greg Young p: 0488 238 988 e: greg@youngpropertygroup.com.au

4 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car

3-5 Saint James Court, Nambour Architectural designed home set on two blocks, 1,479sqm, views down the Bli Bli Valley to the ocean.

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Artist’s impression of the new Maroochydore CBD

NEW MAROOCHYODRE CBD OPENS WITH PEOPLE’S DAY

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unshine Coast residents will have the opportunity to walk the streets of the new Maroochydore CBD for the first time for the People’s Day celebration to mark the stage one opening this Saturday, August 10. SunCentral Maroochydore chief executive officer John Knaggs said People’s Day provided the first opportunity for visitors and locals to experience the emerging city centre since the initial sod was turned on the site by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. “An enormous amount of work has been happening behind the scenes of the CBD and People’s Day is a really exciting milestone in the life of this 20-year project,” Mr Knaggs said. The celebration kicks off at 11am with the opening to pedestrians of the Aerodrome Road and First Avenue intersection by Mayor Mark Jamieson. These streets will be open to vehicular traffic on August 12. A range of activities will be staged throughout People’s Day, including interactive experiences with artwork and

smart city technologies, as well as music and other performances and a kid’s program that will be held in a pop-up creative precinct called The MET. The People’s Day then delivers a free evening entertainment program showcasing local talent on the urban square from 6pm. The all-ages performance celebrates Maroochydore’s past, present and future through music, dance, storytelling, visual art and projections, beginning with a traditional Welcome to Country by Kabi Kabi representatives. The evening performance will also feature talented local acts including the Gubbi Gubbi Dance Troupe, cellist Louise King, dancer Soraya Fewquandie-Scott and vocalists Linsey Pollak, Lizzie O’Keefe, Andrea Kirwin, Shannon Sol Carol and Elixir, a folk-jazz ensemble with Katie Noonan and saxophonist Zac Hurren. Visitors are invited to pack a picnic and rug/chair to enjoy with family and friends during the evening performance. There will be an opportunity to purchase limited refreshments from one of the local food vendors on site during the day.

KATIE NOONAN TO PERFORM AT CBD PEOPLE’S DAY

Louise King The evening performance of music and dance will begin at 6pm, featuring singer Katie Noonan as part of Elixir and the award-winning Gubbi dancers, among others. The Maroochydore City Centre People’s Day is a free, all-ages, non-ticketed event on Saturday, August 10 from 11am until 8.30pm. For more information visit maroochydore-city.com.au.

FINAL WORD People’s Day is a really exciting milestone in the life of this 20-year project

Australian singer-songwriter Katie Noonan will be the star attraction at People’s Day to celebrate the opening of the first stage of the new Maroochydore CBD. Noonan and saxophonist Zac Hurren are among a line-up of artists performing at the August 10 event’s free evening entertainment program, which starts at 6pm. “People’s Day provides the first chance for the Sunshine Coast community to embrace and experience their new city centre,” says Maroochydore City Centre activation project manager, Bronwyn Buksh. Ms Buksh says the day-long celebration will kick off at 11am with a range of activities including the official opening of the first streets, a collaborative painting program involving 1000 keys to the new city and a range of interactive events. “There will also be photography, artwork and a storyboard along the hoardings on the site as part of our curated Your City. Your Story. Initiative,” she says. People’s Day at Maroochydore City Centre is a free, all-ages, non-ticketed event.

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TV GUIDE

ABC (CH2)

SEVEN (CH6)

NINE (CH5)

WIN (CH8)

SBS (CH3)

FRIDAY

6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Gardening Australia. 8.30 The Heights. (PG) A ghost from the past turns up in Arcadia. 9.25 Loch Ness. (M) Annie and DCI Quigley pursue the killer. 10.15 ABC Late News. 10.45 The Business.

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Better Homes And Gardens. Johanna Griggs and the team demonstrate some terrific ideas for the house, garden and kitchen, as well as effective and appealing ways to renovate, cook and decorate. 8.30 To Be Advised.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 Rugby League. NRL. Round 21. Penrith Panthers v Cronulla Sharks. From Panthers Stadium, Sydney. 9.45 Friday Night Knock Off. 10.45 MOVIE The Man With The Iron Fists. (2012) (MA15+) RZA.

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Living Room. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) Hosted by Tom Gleisner. 9.30 Ross Noble: Brain Dump. (M) 10.30 Man With A Plan. (PG) 11.00 WIN News.

6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 SBS World News. 7.30 Equator From The Air: Pacific. 8.30 Volcanoes: Dual Destruction. (PG) A look at the eruption of Kilauea. 9.30 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Hosted by Jimmy Carr. 10.30 SBS World News Late.

SATURDAY

6.05pm The Heights. (PG) 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 Miniseries: Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None. (M) 8.30 Father Brown. (PG) Lady Felicia’s necklace is stolen. 9.15 Les Norton. (M) A bouncer is drawn into a world of crime. 10.10 Pine Gap. (M)

6pm Seven News. 7.00 MOVIE Despicable Me 2. (2013) (PG) Steve Carell. A reformed villain is recruited to save the world. 9.00 MOVIE White House Down. (2013) (M) Channing Tatum, Maggie Gyllenhaal. A cop battles terrorists in the White House. 11.40 To Be Advised.

6pm Nine News Saturday. 7.00 Rugby League. NRL. Round 21. Canterbury Bulldogs v Wests Tigers. 9.20 NRL Saturday Night Footy Post-Match. 9.50 MOVIE Legend. (2015) (MA15+) Tom Hardy, Emily Browning. The Kray brothers terrorise London in the ‘60s.

6pm Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals. 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.00 Rugby Union. The Rugby Championship. Bledisloe Cup. Game 1. Australia v New Zealand. From Optus Stadium, Perth. 10.00 Australian Survivor. Presented by Jonathan LaPaglia. 11.30 Elementary. (M)

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.35 The Secret Life of Al Capone. Dr Tracy Borman heads to Chicago. 8.30 MOVIE Road To Perdition. (2002) (MA15+) Tom Hanks, Paul Newman. An assassin embarks on a journey of retribution. 10.40 MOVIE Disneynature: Growing Up Wild. (2016) (PG)

SUNDAY

6pm The Repair Shop. 6.30 Compass. 7.00 ABC News Sunday. 7.40 Climate Change: The Facts. 8.40 Les Norton. (M) The Kelly Club crew are on high alert. 9.40 Secrets Of Silicon Valley. (PG)

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: Geoff Seggie. (M) Hosted by Philip Glenister. 10.30 The Rookie. (M)

6pm Nine News. 7.00 The Block. (PG) 8.30 60 Minutes. Current affairs program. 9.30 Manson: The Lost Tapes. (MA15+) 10.30 Cops UK: Body Cam Squad. (M) 11.30 See No Evil. (M)

6pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) Singlets attempts his first rescue since the incident. 6.30 The Sunday Project. 7.30 Australian Survivor. Presented by Jonathan LaPaglia. 9.00 Instinct. (M) A nine-year-old boy goes missing. 11.00 The Sunday Project.

6.30pm SBS World News. 7.35 Who Do You Think You Are? Justine Clarke. (PG) Justine Clarke explores her roots. 8.35 Woodstock: Three Days That Defined A Generation. A look at the Woodstock music festival. 10.30 The Wolfpack. (M)

MONDAY

6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Australian Story: An Innocent Abroad Pt 1. 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) 8.45 The Rookie. (M) Talia forces Nolan to confront his moral instincts. 9.45 S.W.A.T. (M) Hostages are taken during a prison riot. 10.45 The Latest: Seven News.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) Hosted by Scott Cam. 8.40 This Time Next Year. (PG) Hosted by Karl Stefanovic. 9.50 100% Footy. (M) 10.50 Cold Case. (M) 11.40 Law & Order: SVU. (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 Australian Survivor. 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) Hosted by Tom Gleisner. 9.30 Strassman: iTedE. (M) A performance by David Strassman. 11.30 WIN News.

6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.35 Secrets Of The Queen’s Children. 8.30 The World’s Most Extraordinary People: Survival. Presented by Gabriel Weston. 9.35 24 Hours In Emergency: Too Close For Comfort.

TUESDAY

6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Foreign Correspondent. 8.30 Catalyst: Staying Younger For Longer – Body. A look at ageing healthily. 9.30 Miriam’s Deathly Adventure. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven 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. 9.45 Manhunt: Nurse Killer. (M) 10.45 The Latest: Seven News.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 SeaChange. (PG) 9.40 Kath & Kim Kountdown “Weddings, Parties & Tizzy Things”. (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) After a US Marine is murdered at a non-profit event, the team must rely on a Vietnam veteran for help with the case. 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. (M) Hosted by Jimmy Carr. 10.25 SBS World News Late.

WEDNESDAY

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 Diary Of An Uber Driver. (M) 9.55 QI. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 How To Make $10K In 20 Days. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Logan. (2017) (MA15+) Hugh Jackman, Dafne Keen. A mutant tries to protect a young fugitive.

6pm Nine News. 7.00 A Current Affair. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE Bad Moms 2. (2017) Mila Kunis. Three mothers rebel against the expectations of organising the “perfect” Christmas. 10.45 Mom. (M) 11.10 The Real Story Of… (M)

6pm WIN News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Bachelor Australia. Hosted by Osher Günsberg. 9.00 My Life Is Murder. (M) Alexa investigates a hit-and-run death. 10.00 Bull. (M) 11.00 Sports Tonight. 11.30 WIN’s All Australian News.

6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.35 Tony Robinson: Egyptian Tomb Hunting. 8.30 Untold Australia: Turban Legend. Part 2 of 4. 9.30 Knightfall. (MA15+) 10.25 SBS News.

THURSDAY

YOUR PRIME TIME TV GUIDE

6pm The Drum. 7.00 ABC News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Escape From The City: Northern Rivers, NSW – The Ommundsons. 9.00 Miniseries: Little Women. (PG) Part 1 of 3. 10.00 Humans. (M)

6pm Seven Local News. 6.30 Seven News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 8.30 Martin Clunes: Islands Of America. (M) Part 4 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 22. Manly Sea Eagles v Wests Tigers. From Lottoland, Sydney. 9.45 Golden Point. Post-match NRL wrap-up. 10.45 Lethal Weapon. (MA15+) 11.40 Cold Case. (M)

6pm News. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Bachelor Australia. 8.30 Gogglebox. Opinionated viewers discuss TV shows. 9.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 10.30 Blue Bloods. (M) 11.30 WIN News.

6pm Mastermind Australia. (PG) 6.30 News. 7.30 Going Places With Ernie Dingo. (PG) 8.00 Gourmet Farmer. (PG) 8.30 Miniseries: The Hunting. (M) Part 3 of 4. 9.35 The Handmaid’s Tale. (MA15+)

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TV GUIDE

DIGITAL CHOICE (CH22)

7TWO (CH62)

7MATE (CH63) 9GO! (CH53)

9GEM (CH52)

BOLD (CH81)

PEACH (CH82)

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Border Security: America’s Front Line. 8.30 Australia’s Amazing Homes. (PG) 9.30 Escape To The Continent.

6pm Pawn Stars. 7.00 Friday Night Countdown. 7.30 Football. AFL. Round 21. GWS Giants v Hawthorn. 10.30 AFL Post-Game Show. 11.30 Armchair Experts.

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 As Time Goes By. 8.30 MOVIE The Last Samurai. (2003) (M) Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, William Atherton. 11.30 The Closer. (M)

6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 Walker, Texas Ranger. (M) The Rangers investigate a series of accidents. 11.30 NCIS: New Orleans. (M)

6pm Celebrity Name Game. 6.30 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 8.00 Two And A Half Men. (M) 8.30 Two And A Half Men. (PG) 9.00 Rules Of Engagement. (PG)

SURF REPORT

6.30pm The Story Of The Royals. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country: Cheshire/Isle Of Wight/Oxfordshire. 11.30 The Yorkshire Vet. (PG)

7.20pm Football. AFL. Round 21. Geelong v North Melbourne. From GMHBA Stadium, Victoria. 10.00 AFL Post-Game Show. 11.00 MOVIE Max Payne. (2008) (MA15+)

7pm MOVIE The Adventures Of Tintin. (2011) (PG) Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis. 9.10 MOVIE Baby Driver. (2017) (MA15+) Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Jon Hamm. 11.30 Jail: Big Texas. (M)

7pm MOVIE Kinky Boots. (2005) (PG) Joel Edgerton. 9.10 MOVIE Four Weddings And A Funeral. (1994) (M) Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, Kristin Scott Thomas. 11.35 As Time Goes By.

6pm Cops: Adults Only. (PG) 6.30 Scorpion. (PG) 7.30 MacGyver. (M) 8.30 NCIS: New Orleans. (M) 10.20 SEAL Team. (M) 11.15 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M)

6pm Magnum, P.I. (PG) 8.00 Kojak. (M) 9.00 Columbo. (M) 10.55 Robotech: Macross Saga. (M) 11.20 The Cleveland Show. (M) 11.50 The Loop. (PG)

SUNDAY

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Would I Lie To You? 8.30 Dynamo: Magician Impossible. 9.10 Chris Ramsey All Growed Up. 9.55 QI. 10.30 Detectorists.

6pm Mighty Ships. 7.00 Border Security. (PG) 8.30 Extreme Railways. (PG) 9.30 Mighty Planes. (PG) 10.30 Border Security. (PG) 11.30 Britain’s Busiest Airport: Heathrow. (PG)

6pm The Simpsons. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Ender’s Game. (2013) (PG) 8.50 MOVIE Alien: Resurrection. (1997) (MA15+) Sigourney Weaver. 11.00 MOVIE Layer Cake. (2004) (MA15+)

7pm MOVIE Top Gun. (1986) (PG) Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer. 9.10 MOVIE Pulp Fiction. (1994) (MA15+) John Travolta, Samuel L Jackson, Uma Thurman.

7pm Agatha Christie’s Poirot: The Disappearance Of Mr Davenheim. (PG) 8.10 Midsomer Murders. (M) 10.10 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (M) 11.10 Law & Order: SVU. (MA15+)

6.30pm Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 9.30 Motorcycle Racing. MotoGP. Race 11. Austrian Grand Prix. From Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. 11.00 Car Crash Global. (M)

6pm Frasier. (PG) 7.00 Raymond. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE 10 Things I Hate About You. (1999) (PG) Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles. 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. 9.20 The OfďŹ ce. 9.45 The Inbetweeners. 10.10 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 Pawn Stars. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Sudden Impact. (1983) (MA15+) 11.30 MOVIE The Siege. (1998) (M)

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 RBT. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Kill Bill: Vol. 1. (2003) (MA15+) Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A Fox. 11.10 Big Bang. (PG) 11.35 Jail: Big Texas. (M)

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

6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 8.30 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 10.30 Homicide: Hours To Kill. (MA15+) 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) 9.00 Frasier. (PG) 11.00 The Flash. (M)

7.30pm Spicks And Specks. 8.00 Adam Hills: The Last Leg. 8.40 The IT Crowd. 9.05 Community. 9.25 The OfďŹ ce. 9.50 Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Pie In The Sky. (PG) 8.30 Mrs Brown’s Boys. (M) 9.15 Mrs Brown’s Boys. (MA15+) 10.00 Murdoch Mysteries. (M) 11.00 Citizen Khan.

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) 9.00 MOVIE Kill Bill: Vol. 2. (2004) (MA15+) Uma Thurman, David Carradine. 11.45 Big Bang. (PG)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 Death In Paradise. (M) 8.40 Agatha Christie’s Poirot. (PG) 10.55 Law & Order: SVU. (MA15+) 11.55 Vet On The Hill. (PG)

6pm Judge Judy. (PG) 6.30 Bondi Rescue. (PG) 7.30 NCIS. (M) 8.30 CSI: Miami. (M) 10.20 My Life Is Murder. (M) 11.15 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 Peter Helliar: One Hot Mess. 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 OfďŹ ce. 10.00 Crashing. 10.25 Green Wing.

6.30pm Seven Local News. 7.00 Seven News. 7.30 Border Security: Australia’s Front Line. (PG) 8.30 Air Crash Investigation. (PG) 11.30 Border Security: Australia’s Front Line. (PG)

6.30pm Storage Wars. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.00 Family Guy. (M) 10.00 American Dad! (M) 11.00 Futurama. 12am Savage Wild. 12.30 Ax Men.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Mechanic: Resurrection. (2016) (MA15+) Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Tommy Lee Jones. 11.00 Big Bang. (PG)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 The Ashes: Pre-Match. 8.00 Cricket. The Ashes. Second Test. England v Australia. Day 1. Morning session. 10.00 The Ashes: Lunch.

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. 7.00 Seinfeld. 8.00 Two And A Half Men. (M) 9.00 MOVIE Limitless. (2011) (M) 11.05 Two And A Half Men. 11.35 James Corden.

7.05pm Children’s Programs. 7.30 Spicks And Specks. 8.00 QI. 8.30 Squinters. 8.55 Community. 9.15 The OfďŹ ce. 9.40 Diary Of An Uber Driver. 10.10 Women On The Verge. 10.40 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 Medical Emergency. (PG)

6.30pm Storage Wars. (PG) 7.00 Pawn Stars. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Transporter 3. (2008) (M) Jason Statham, Robert Knepper. 10.40 MOVIE The Specialist. (1994) (MA15+) Sylvester Stallone.

6pm Friends. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 MOVIE Johnny English. (2003) (PG) 9.15 MOVIE Bean. (1997) (PG) 11.00 Big Bang. (PG) 11.30 Science Of Stupid: Sports. (M)

6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 The Ashes: Pre-Match. 8.00 Cricket. The Ashes. Second Test. England v Australia. Day 2. Morning session. 10.00 The Ashes: Lunch.

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

So it appears the devil wind had a holiday last weekend and decided not to visit. My bad! This weekend looks epic for conditions. Swell? Not so much. What to do? Maybe consider a road trip to northern New South Wales as the swell charts look really, really good down there! The crowds are a little thinner these days given a few cheeky great whites. A friend of mine based in the US tags and tracks great whites. Yep, they have their normal patterns. Not sure if that is good news or bad‌

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6pm Celebrity Name Game. 6.30 Neighbours. (PG) 7.00 Seinfeld. (PG) 8.00 Two And A Half Men. (PG) 9.00 Will & Grace. (PG) 10.30 Funny Girls. (M) 11.00 New Girl. 11.30 James Corden.

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SATURDAY

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 CatďŹ sh: The TV Show.

MONDAY

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TUESDAY

6pm Friends. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Beauty And The Beast. (2017) (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Red Dog: True Blue. (2016) (PG) Bryan Brown, Levi Miller. 11.00 Friends. (PG) 11.30 Mad About You. (M)

WEDNESDAY

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 OfďŹ ce. 9.45 Gavin & Stacey. 10.15 Archer.

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