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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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AUSTRALIA Day wasn’t all fun and games in the Weipa and Napranum communities as young vandals went on a destructive spree, stealing vehicles and damaging property. Weipa Police attended the Carpentaria Golf Club on the evening of January 26 after a number of juveniles maliciously caused a large amount of damage to property and machinery. “These wanton acts of vandalism have shown a complete disregard for the Weipa community and will have enduring financial effects at the Club,” Detective Sergeant Jock O’Keeffe said.  continued page 2

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After committing the offences at the Golf Club, the same group of juveniles stole a number of vehicles and property items from various residences and businesses in Trunding, Nanum, Evans Landing and Napranum. “Again callous disregard has been shown for other persons and property, with members of the community continually contacting Police concerned with the dangerous manner in which these stolen vehicles were being driven,” Det. Sgt O’Keeffe said. On two occasions the juvenile offenders evaded Police in stolen vehicles. One of the vehicles was later involved in an accident on Kerr Point Rd with unconfirmed reports of one juvenile offender suffering a slight injury. “It is only a matter of time before persons are killed or seriously injured during the commission of similar offences in the Weipa area,” Det. Sgt. O’Keeffe said. Investigations have revealed that a number of the stolen vehicles had been left unlocked with the keys either in the ignition or within the vehicles themselves. “Unfortunately Weipa is no different to any other community, if vehicles and property are left unlocked and unsecured they will be stolen,” Det. Sgt. O’Keeffe said. “It is frustrating for Police to continually hear from offenders that vehicles are left unsecured, and as such are specifically targeted.” “Please remember – lock it or lose it.” On January 27 investigations continued and a 14-year old male was arrested and formally charged with 16 offences.

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o Cyclone I often wonder, when I happen to be in a modern office, exactly what all those people behind computers are doing. I know they must be clever, because I cannot even figure out how to start machines like that until my grandson shows me. I know their work must be important, because I hear they are paid absolute fortunes. Plus,

Tagged: Machinery was removed from the Carpentaria Golf Club maintenance shed and used to destroy several greens before damaging the equipment.

One of the Carpentaria Golf Club bunkers damaged in Saturday’s destructive spree. The damage bill for the course and machinery is expected to be enormous.

One of the stolen vehicles was involved in an accident on Kerr Point Road.

Investigations are continuing and it is anticipated that a number of other juvenile persons will be charged with propertyrelated offences. Police have greatly appreciated the assistance of members from the Napranum community, not only in providing on-going timely information but also in assisting Police in locating a number of the stolen vehicles.

they get all sorts of holidays, shiny 4WDs, and endless trips to conferences and courses. Of course, you don’t question what they are up to. Why should you? You don’t question the airline pilot who flies you to Brisbane, and he is nearly as important. If they are there behind their computers, everything must be as it should be. Except, I have just read something really upsetting. It seems a computer person in America, working for a transport infrastructure company (whatever one of those is) has just been fired. He was very clever, just like our people, and

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paid the same sort of generous salary, and everyone was pleased with his work. (He probably did not get the car and the conferences.) Until his employers did a safety audit of their computer systems. They found lots of suspicious activity, and eventually realised that our computer person had outsourced his job to a backyard company in China. They were doing all the work for only 20 per cent of his salary. Everyone else thought he was working hard, but in reality he had been sitting at his computer flicking from Facebook to

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ment and is committed to the highest levels of environmental protection and management throughout the planning, operation and rehabilitation of all of its mine sites. “At all of our project sites, we protect all areas of cultural significance and high conservation value - including wetlands, rivers and springs,” he said. “Our mines will operate under industry leading practice operational and environmental management plans, and all mined areas will be progressively and continuously

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Cape Alumina’s studies show that the project will boost economic activity by $1.2 billion...and create or sustain more than 1700 jobs over the mine’s 15-year life.

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The Queensland Government has issued the final ‘Terms of Reference’ for an eIS for Cape Alumina’s flagship Pisolite hills integrated mine and port project on western Cape York. Cape Alumina will now complete all the studies required to determine the impact of the Pisolite Hills project on the physical environment and then propose measures to minimise or mitigate any such impacts. The EIS will also look at ways to protect or enhance the environmental values of the project area and highlight the positive social and economic benefits that the project will have on the region, in particular for the Traditional Land Owners and local Aboriginal people of western Cape York. The Queensland Government released ‘Draft Terms of Reference’ to the public for comment during October and November last year. After considering the views of the community and key stakeholders, the Government released the final terms in late December 2012. (The ‘Terms of Reference’ are available on the company’s website – www. capealumina.com.au) Cape Alumina’s Managing Director, Graeme Sherlock, said the company had already undertaken some of the “most extensive environmental studies ever undertaken on western Cape York” and expects to have the EIS completed by the end of 2013. “We have done a lot of work on environmental studies for the Pisolite Hills project over many, many years,” Mr Sherlock said. “Given the amount of work that we have already done, we should be ready to submit the EIS for the Commonwealth and State governments’ consideration by the end of the year. “Following approval of the EIS and the receipt of other necessary government approvals, we expect to be in

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which an Environmental Impact Statement is required’ under section 26 (1) (a) of the State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971. The declaration was recognition of the strategic importance of the project to the State of Queensland and in particular the western Cape York region. Development of Pisolite Hills was put on hold in October 2010 after the previous State Labor Government, contrary to the expert advice of its officers and consultants, imposed 500-metre-wide buffer zones

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around waterways in the vicinity of the project area as part of the declaration of the Wenlock River Basin as a wild river area. This had the effect of reducing the bauxite resources available to the project for no tangible environmental benefit. However, the Newman Government’s commitment to lift the Wild River declarations on Cape York and the development of a new regulatory regime for the region enabled Cape Alumina to resume work on the Pisolite Hills project in October 2012. The Pisolite Hills mineral resource, based on over 4,000 drill holes, is estimated to be 134.6 Million tonnes (Mt) of in-situ bauxite. This resource has the potential to yield up to seven Million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of dry-product bauxite over a 15-year period. Cape Alumina’s studies show that the project will boost economic activity by $1.2 billion, in Net Present Value (NPV) terms, and create or sustain more than 1,700 jobs over the mine’s 15-year life. The boost to the Far North Queensland economy alone will be more than $600 million in NPV and 1,300 jobs.

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NEWS

Large croc spotted at Trunding Creek

WESTERN Cape Bulletin reader Dayan Villa snapped this photo of a large crocodile sunning itself on the western bank of Trunding Creek, not far from the crocodile warning sign, last Thursday. Dayan and her family estimated the croc to be more than three metres long. “I’m really glad my sons got to see the crocodile (from a safe distance) so now they really understand why we tell them to stay away from the edge of the water,” Dayan said. A spokesperson for Queensland National Parks and Wildlife Service said they were aware of three crocodiles inhabiting the creek, and anyone fishing in the area was putting themselves in real danger. Crocodile sightings should be reported to QNPWS on 4069 7908.

Severe weather disrupts telecommunications TELECOMMUNICATIONS have gone down across Cape York at least twice over the past fortnight, with outages on Thursday, January 24 and again from Sunday, January 27 until late Monday, January 28. The outages hit landline and broadband services, including mobile phones and internet, in a vast area across Cape York and the Torres Strait north of a line from about Gladstone to Mount Isa. In Weipa, the first outage struck at around 9am until 4pm on Thursday, January 24. Communications went out again on Sunday evening at around 6pm, continuing throughout Monday until 4.30pm. In a statement on Monday, January 28, Telstra said its coastal fibre-optic cable, which carries much of the state’s communications needs, was damaged by severe flooding in the Colosseum area on Friday evening. “This was followed by further damage to a back-up cable north of Harlin late yesterday (Sunday), which along with a number of power outages,

An approximate indication of areas impacted by telecommunications With EFTPOS lines down it was cash only at Weipa Service Centre and other outages as at 3.30pm January 28, 2013. Courtesy of www.telstra.com Weipa businesses during Monday’s telecommunications outage.

resulted in the loss of most landline and broadband services in Mackay, Freshwater, Cairns, Rockhampton, Townsville, Mount Isa and Gladstone,” Telstra said. Poor weather conditions and flood levels had prevented technicians accessing a second damaged cable north of Harlin, Telstra said. Technicians accessed the area by helicopter and road with the help of local emergency services to begin works. Work also took place to restore some services via a link from Darwin. Telstra said 2G, 3G and 4G mobile services were impacted. With EFTPOS lines also

affected Weipa businesses were forced to adopt a “cash only” policy. Weipa Service Centre manager Kevin Ireland said both outages had definitely had an impact on trade. “Customers are so used to using EFTPOS, Fleet Cards or Shell Cards when they purchase fuel it was a bit of an awakening for some,” Mr Ireland said. “I think a lot of people had to go back home and raid their money-boxes to make purchases.” Mr Ireland said the outages would most likely have an effect on businesses in Weipa even once telecommunications were restored.

“When we are unable to fax, phone or email orders through to suppliers we miss cut-off dates and deliveries can be delayed,” he said. A Telstra spokesperson said that in most cases during outages customers were not able to make landline calls outside their region, but may still be able to dial locally. “In such circumstances Telstra encourages its customers to use their mobile in emergency situations only,” he said. A temporary emergency number was set up during Monday’s outage. Telstra apologised for the inconvenience to customers.

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WEIPA Wildlife Care had their hands full last week when over 500 Sooty Terns were brought into care following the wild weather created by Tropical Cyclone Oswald. Being oceanic birds, Sooty Terns return to land only rarely to breed or escape rough weather, so when the water-logged and exhausted Terns began to touchdown in Weipa last Tuesday a major rescue effort was launched. Weipa wildlife carer Melissa Adams said people from all over the Weipa area were finding the Terns, with around 200 collected from the Andoom Mine site alone, and a further 75 from the Scherger Detention Centre. “In total we had 522 Sooty Terns brought into care which were taken to Kristy Philiskirk’s house and placed in blow-up pools on her patio, cages, backs of utes and trailers,” Ms Adams said. “We used fans and kids with hair-dryers to get the birds warm and dry.” On Thursday the carers started trying to release as many of the birds as possible as they were all becoming weaker and needed to eat. “Many flew away on their own when they were strong enough,” Ms Adams said. “The remaining birds were taken to the Lakes, and

Melissa Adams with two Sooty Terns, delivered in canvas canteen covers. Photo: Giembra Busmer.

with the wind helping their flight, one by one we tried to release them.” The majority of the birds were released at the Lakes with around 50 being taken back to Kristy’s for some more TLC. “The ones that were still too weak to fly were hand-fed pilchards and small pieces of mackerel and given more time to rest and recover,” Ms Adams said. “The overall outcome of the rescue was very successful, and although a lot of birds still died, a lot were also released and removed from the threat of cars, trucks and feral animals.” Ms Adams said Weipa Wildlife Care would like to thank the many people involved for their wonderful and caring efforts during the rescue (and continuing), in particular: Earthbound Constructions, Absolute Cleaning, Fish’s Fly & Sportsfishing, Kristy (for taking calls, giving advice and lending her patio as a temporary home, while on holiday overseas), Joan, Shay, Stacey and Troy, Ben, Wally, Stacey, Hayley, Kelly and Jarred, The Western Cape Bulletin, Rio warehouse, Jacko, Rio East Weipa mine, Rio Andoom mine, Carpentaria Contracting, Toll, Direct Haul, Western Cape College, Cleanaway, Dave Wilson, Rio railway workshop, Rio

power station, Gail, Lauren, Paul Chambers, Tracey, Serco, Sodexo, RAAF base, DIAC, and Jacinta. “All of you made it possible to save a lot of these birds,” Ms Adams said.

We need your help WE hope 2013 will be Weipa Wildlife Care’s best year yet. We have a great team of carers on board, with a wide range of experience and we hope to continue to grow our name and be recognised, and to educate and make people aware. Wildlife care is very rewarding however it is also very time consuming and costly.  In order to keep providing the services we do, we need your help! Most of our carers have fulltime jobs and a lot of the care for these animals comes out of each carer’s pocket. We need to raise more money to help out with the feeding, bedding, caging and medicine for these amazing creatures. This year, we hope for the first time to hold a few fundraising events to help support our work. Please visit and “like” our Facebook page to keep up to date with our upcoming events www. facebook.com/weipa wildlifecare and please, if you can make a donation, no matter how big or small, contact us. Thank you.

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To the community of Weipa I thank you for your support throughout the council elections early last year and for your continued support for the past nine months, but it is with great regret that I will be resigning from my position as Wta’s Elected Member for Community & Social. My decision to step down is due to changes in my personal life and definitely not a decision I took lightly. The choice to step down was made because I feel it would be unfair to the community of Weipa if I were to continue in a ratepayer-paid position where I was no longer able to give 100 per cent. I sincerely apolgise if I have let the people of Weipa down, especially those who supported me, but I ask that you continue to support the other Elected Members, the Chair, the Rio Tinto Appointed Members and the Traditional Owner representative as they always try to make decisions in the best interest of the community of Weipa.

I am still very passionate about the betterment of Weipa and will continue to be involved in certain community events, fundraisers and other not-for-profit organisations. Thank you again for your time and support.

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 Exercise light to moderately three to five times as week and spend some time outside   Have at least three to five alcoholfree days in a week – you don’t have to give up alcohol all together just avoid binging and give your liver a rest to establish a balance in your body that allows it to transport toxins away so they can’t cause too much havoc and cause diseases   Quit smoking all together – it’s a major contributor not only to lung cancer but so many other diseases as well   Eat many fruits and vegies – the more you eat the less room you have for unhealthy foods   Reduce your animal fat intake, rather have fish and try out some other recipes using avocado, nuts and seeds for fat sources   Try yoga and/or meditation to release stress   Go and see a doctor when you know something is wrong or when its time for your next health check-up.

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I am not saying you need to turn your life around at once. But the earlier you start making small changes and keep improving your health and lifestyle habits every day, by allowing conversations about your emotions and health, eating nutritious, cutting down on drugs such as caffeine, alcohol and nicotine, staying home and getting well when you’re sick, you can make major differences to your health in the long run. Our bodies are made to deal with stress and to eliminate toxins. It’s a great powerhouse if we don’t overload its capacity and if we keep maintaining it. Just like our car. If you look after it will drive you for a very long time. If you allow the right fuel, the motor won’t pack up. If we keep putting the wrong fuel in it, and don’t maintain it, eventually it will break down.  Talk to your family, your partner, your friends or your supervisor - anyone that you feel can help you. (A lack of emotional/stress release is strongly related to prostate cancer and others)

Because of the stubbornness of Pharaoh in refusing to let the Israelite (Jewish) people go, the Lord God was going to kill all the firstborn sons of the families and the cattle of anyone that did not show the blood of a lamb (with no defect) on the lintel posts of the doorway of their houses. The angel of Death will be the servant of God to carry out this task. (see exodus chapters 11 and 12).

By Rev. Michael Connolly

The anger of a righteous and just God will be handing out the sentence of eternal death one day, but to all who have accepted Jesus as their Lord and Saviour, the sentence of death has already passed over. We can know right now that we are walking in God’s favour! Isn’t that such a wonderful thought! Romans Ch 5 vs 6-9 states, “For when we were still helpless, Christ died for the wicked at the time God chose.

It is a difficult thing for someone to die for a righteous person. It might even be that someone might dare to die for a good person. But God has shown us how much he loves us- it was while we were still sinners that Christ died for us! By his blood we are now put right with God; how much more, then, will we be saved by him from God’s anger! God is love. Rev Michael Connolly


Australia Day 2013 Celebrations

Photos: Giembra Busmer and Stretch Noonan

It was a close race between Ray and Martin in the Pie and Beer race at the Bowls Club on Australia Day.

The Bowls Club best dressed female in her total Aussie outfit was Anna.

Leanne and Rita were doing more laughing than eating in their leg of the Beer and Pie race.

Here is one style of ball passing at the Bowls Club Australia Day celebrations.

Here is another style to try to pass the ball through the hole.

But this is the winning style needed to pass the ball through the hole, and it was done twice.

The Bully’s Stretch caught up with Shane to prove that ZZ TOP were at the Bowls Club on Australia Day.

Crazy Pete in Australia Day mode at the Bowls Club.

Bob showing how a pie is to be eaten in a race.

Aedan scoffing his pie before the run up to his beer.

Jeff made sure he got his pie down and not up.

Western Cape Bulletin January 30, 2013 Page 9


Australia Day 2013 Celebrations

Photos: Giembra Busmer and Stretch Noonan

Weipa Australia Day awards

All those who took their affirmations and oaths to be Australians proudly celebrating their acceptance by Australia as our newest citizens.

Trevor congratulating Steve Fairbrother for being the Citizen of the Year in Weipa.

Stretch presents Ben Day with his award for winning the men’s fun run.

Michelle wins Best Dressed for the second year running.

Sabrina Koina is awarded the Junior Sportsperson of the year from Trevor.

Steve Fairbrother and Nikki Clegg collect the award for the Best Community event for 2013 ‘The Weipa Bullride’ from Stretch.

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Munkhrong, Mrs Doris lano, Mr Jeffrey Lano, Miss Jobelle Lano, Mr Edenello Lano, Mr John Lano, Mr Viliame Lotawa, Mr Tinashe Murubi, Ms Panashe Murubi, and Ms Patience Murubi. WTA Australia Day award presentations were next on the agenda with Weipa Lightening Swimming Club’s Sabrina Koina taking out the Young Sportsperson of the Year award. The Australia Day award for Best Event of the Year was presented to the hard-working team from the Weipa Bullride, and accepted by Nikki Clegg and Steve Fairbrother. Steve Fairbrother found himself on the main stage again after he was announced as the Weipa Australia Day Citizen of the Year. A stirring rendition of the national anthem followed the presentations and the children took to the golf course for some true-blue Aussie games with the girls from the SPQ gym.

Fundraiser at Woolies

Trevor presents Rose Goodall with her award for winning the ladies fun run.

Tilly Rehn having fun at the games in all her colours.

Rachel Brooker and Tilly Rehn tied for the junior section of the fun run.

Tammy in all her Aussie colours for the ceremony.

MORE than 100 people attended the official Weipa Town Authority Australia Day celebrations, held this year at the Carpentaria Golf Club. The day commenced with a fun run/ walk which was enjoyed by a number of enthusiastic participants, and two dogs. Following a delicious Aussie sausage sizzle breakfast, expertly prepared by Golf Club members, the official ceremony began. WTA chairman Peter McCulkin welcomed the happy crowd before MC Ian Pressley announced the winners of the fun run/walk. Perhaps the most important part of the ceremony followed as 12 Weipa locals took their affirmations and oaths and officially became Australian citizens. The 12 proud new Aussies are: Miss Kanokwan Bunkhtong, Mrs Anong, Thepchanthuek, Ms Sakunthip

How far will that thong go?

Kelly and Morgan got into the Aussie spirit at the Carpentaria Golf Club.

Sabrina, Rachel, Tilly, Alissa and Kirra enjoyed the Australia Day games at the Carpentaria Golf Club.

Morgan showed her Aussie spirit on Australia Day.

Elisha waved her Aussie flags at the Golf Club celebrations.

Top: Grace, Ian, Jenny, Mellissa (who celebrated her 30th birthday flipping sausages) and Bec at the Weipa Woolworths community barbecue on Australia Day. Above: Weipa Girl Guide Ebony and Bilby Jess were on hand to pack customers’ groceries for a gold coin donation at the Woolworths store on Australia Day.

A COMMUNITY barbecue was held at Weipa Woolworths store on Australia Day with proceeds from the event donated to Weipa Girl Guides and Weipa CapeAbility. The local Girl Guides packed groceries for customers, collecting $1200 for their efforts. Proceeds from the barbecue and raffle totalled $1360 which was shared between the Girl Guides and Weipa CapeAbility. Weipa Woolworths manager, Jenny Everist said she and her team were amazed at the generosity of the community and thanked them for their support of the in-store events. “The last two weeks has been very challenging for all and I’m proud to say we live in Weipa,” Ms Everist said.

Western Cape Bulletin January 30, 2013 Page 11


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Australia Day 2013 Celebrations Photos: Giembra Busmer and Stretch Noonan

Got an event coming up?

Send us an email detailing the event name, date, time and location to: office@westerncapebulletin.com.au and we’ll include it in the Community Calendar at no charge! FEBRUARY

Monday 4

Weipa Junior Soccer Club Annual General Meeting at the Resource Centre, Western Cape College, commencing at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

Wednesday 6

Red Hatters first meeting for 2013 at Carpentaria Golf Club at 7pm

Friday 15

Bachelor and Bachelorette judging at Carpentaria Golf Club to support Weipa’s two OZTAG teams in the State titles.

Downtime rocked the large crowd on Saturday afternoon at the Albatross Hotel beer garden on Australia Day.

MARCH March 9

Weipa OZTAG Quiz night at Carpentaria Golf Club to support Weipa’s two OZTAG teams in the State titles.

JUNE Friday 7 to Sunday 9

The 6th Annual Weipa Fishing Classic is on this weekend due to the reversal of the Queens Birthday Public Holiday.

JULY Friday 12 to Monday 15

Weipa Dirt Kart club will be holding the first AIDKA Queensland State Titles at Weipa Combined Raceway.

Diana, Seveti and Lori helped celebrate Australia Day with one of our newest Australians Bill.

Shi and Nathan kept the fun in the garden bar.

AUGUST Friday 23 and Saturday 24

The 14th Annual Weipa Bullride and Cabaret will be held at the Andoom Sports Oval.

Phil and Max making the most of Australia Day.

Lachlan at his first Australia Day with mum Abbie.

Lana, Jules (giving Australia Day the ‘THATS GOLD’) with Belinda enjoying the band.

This is what the day was all about showing your real colours as an AUSSIE.

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Gina with her Aussie cape at the Alby beer garden.


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- The maximum tax on investment earnings from super is 15 per cent. So the benefits of salary sacrificing may mean you have more choice about when you retire because your retirement savings are likely to be stronger. The earlier you salary sacrifice, the better your final retirement bounty may be. You may end up with a retirement income that lasts a lot longer and is much higher than you envisaged it would be. Beware of contribution caps These are limits set by the Government to restrict how much you can contribute to super at concessional tax rates. If you exceed the caps the tax penalties are harsh. So how do you do it? Financial planners are well versed in the processes involved with salary sacrificing and can run through the details with you. You will also need to speak to your employer to ensure they are able to set up a salary sacrifice arrangement. For more information on addressing your insurance needs and other financial services, call Adam Woodhouse, your local Infocus Financial Planner, on 0405 708 201 or email adam. woodhouse@infocus.com.au. An initial consultation is free and in the comfort of your own home.

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Vote for your favourite singles MEET this week’s charming bachelors! The boys have opened their souls and their photos will be posted, along with the other nominees, on The Western Cape Bulletin facebook page. To cast your “peoples choice” vote, simply “like” a bachelor or bachelorette’s photo on The Bully’s facebook page. The 2013 Weipa Bachelor and Bachelorette series will

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culminate with a Valentine’s Dance at the Carpentaria Golf Club on February 15, 2013, where the Weipa Bachelor and Bachelorette of 2013, and the 2013 People’s Choice winner will be announced and crowned. If you know a bachelor or bachelorette who you think has what it takes to take out the title go to the Weipa Bachelor and Bachelorette facebook page or send a text to Cicely on 0457 997 708.

Occupation: Liney Extraordinaire Favourite food: Anything edible Favourite drink: VB Hidden talents: I can recite the alphabet Nicest thing you have done for a girlfriend: Wined and dined

Where will you be in five years: I will be in Weipa, but I will be the general manager Worst habit: Biting my nails What do you look for in a girlfriend: Must have a heart.

Occupation: Almost Electrician Favourite food: Good steak, chips and veggies Favourite drink: CC and dry Hidden talents: They will stay hidden Where will you be in

five years: I will be around in five years Worst habit: Being a ginger is a pretty hard habit to break What do you look for in a girlfriend: Someone who is nice, funny and has a nice smile.

Favourite food: Lasagna Favourite drink: Nice shiraz, or premium vodka Hidden talents: Qualified chef of 4 years Nicest thing you’ve done for a partner: Being there throughout the ups and downs Where will you be in five years from now: I will be in the Army (currently waiting for

an enlistment date), perhaps overseas on tour. I will be financially stable with numerous investment properties. Worst habit: I can over train (gym/running) What do I look for in a partner: I look for someone who is polite, has kind eyes, likes to have fun, someone who is a pleasant person and I tend to go for the damsel in distress.

Favourite food: KFC Favourite drink: Vodka and orange Hidden talents: Kid whisperer Nicest thing you have done for a girlfriend: Sacrificed my new Nike Jimmy Reynolds shoes for her to walk home from a club in Age: 19 Occupation: Hospital so she wouldn’t get blisters from her heels. Ward Assistant

If you knew me my shoes are very precious to me. Where will you be in five years: The new Van Wilder party planner in America Worst habit: Sleeping and working too much What do you look for in a girlfriend: Sporty with a fun personality

Mitchell ‘Quazzie’ Brown Age: 23

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Josh Freeman Age: 19

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David Bryant

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REAL ESTATE

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House of the week Two duplexes...on one TiTle

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6 Bed 4 BATH 4 CAR – $820,000 neG.

Neat and tidy 2 bedroom duplex with large fully fenced yard with double gate side access. Combined lounge/dining, upgraded kitchen, fans and airconditioning throughout, under cover parking, low maintenance gardens.

Why rent, make an offer today $375,000 negotiable

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Enjoy the convenience of this modern, low maintenance 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Unit. Split system air-conditioning, tiled throughout, main bedroom with ensuite, all bedrooms with mirrored built in robes, situated in a quiet complex of 3.

A GREAT opportunity to purchase a pair of duplexes. The duplexes are set on 1,050 sqm approx of level land in a prime location close to park/oval, and only a short walk to schools. Immaculately presented throughout, this property presents a wonderful lifestyle opportunity with great rental income. Each duplex offers: • Three bedrooms (all with built-ins) • Two bathrooms • Gourmet kitchen with dishwasher • Combined living / dining • Split system Air conditioners • Large patio/entertaining area • Fully fenced with colorbond fencing • Garden shed • Reticulation • Each with double parking.

Available as a vacant possession $410,000

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WEIPA REAL ESTATE $285,000 neg. $1,295,000 neg.

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Ideal for the investor seeking a low-maintenance portfolio addition, this block of three lowset stand alone units is offered for sale all on one title. These well-presented three bedroom units offer a steady income stream with potential for future strata subdivision. These units offer good sized bedrooms, lounge/dining area, neat kitchen, bathrooms with separate toilet, internal laundry, fully fenced rear yard and no rear neighbours. This property meets all investment requirements.

$285,000 neg. $315,000

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VACANT POSSESSION. Well presented two storey unit. New floor coverings, freshly painted interior, A/C & ceiling fans. Private backyard with timber fencing, garden & lock up storage room. This is a great investment property drawing in rent of $500 per week.

$650,000 neg.

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New home in Golf Links Estate. A/C. Granite bench tops, pantry & dishwasher space. Family room, lounge room & dining area. Patio, landscaped, fully fenced & in ground pool. Double lock up garage, with laundry & storage area. Long term lease to corporation

$495,000 neg.

4 2 2 Large lounge, dining and extended living area. A/C and ceiling fans throughout. BIW. situated on a 999m2 corner block, with shed and fenced yard.

$452,000 neg.

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VACANT POSSESSION. Situated on 1198m , with plenty of room. BIW, kitchen, combined lounge/dining area, A/C, new paint throughout, private outdoor area surrounded by gardens and a large fenced backyard. 2

$420,000 neg.

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Three Bedroom two Bathroom unit complete with modern fixtures. Split system air conditioning throughout, built in wardrobes, ceiling fans, open plan living areas, undercover entertainment area and tiled flooring. Situated in a quiet complex of 3 with low body corporate fees.

$465,000 neg.

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This 3 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Highset home is on a massive 1272m2 block. Low maintenance gardens, double gate access to backyard, large area downstairs, 2 Bay undercover parking. Rented until February 2013.

$580,000 neg.

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Modern home. Kitchen, spacious lounge & separate dining area. A/C. BIW. 1100m2 with double carport & fenced yard. Leased to Corporation until January 2015 at $810 per week.

$420,000 neg.

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VACANT POSSESSION. Ultra modern spacious standalone unit. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, BIW, A/C, internal laundry, undercover tiled patio areas, double carport, lockable storage and fully fenced yard. MUST SEE!

$300,000’s

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VACANT POSSESSION. This home is one of a kind! Solid mahogany timber kitchen, iron wood stair case, indulgent master bedroom with sea views. Split system A/C throughout, 9 m x 5 m outdoor under cover BBQ area, established gardens with watering system and 6 m x 9 m shed. This property is a must see!!

$530,000

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Modern low maintenance home in Nanum. Tiled flooring throughout, spacious lounge/dining & kitchen. A/C. BIW. Fully fenced with side access. Undercover patio area at rear & double carport. VACANT POSSESSION

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT – MELISA P: 07 4069 9921 F: 07 4069 9721 Page 14 Western Cape Bulletin

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Vacant possession two bedroom modern unit situated walking distance to McNamara Shopping Centre. Lounge/dining area, split system a/c throughout, ceiling fans, BIW, neat kitchen, bathroom, internal laundry, large timber deck, patio and single carport. Great home for first home buyers!!

SALES – GEOFF BRYANT – 0408 772 592 Email: admin@weiparealestate.com.au

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TELEVISION GUIDE IMPARJA

THURSDAY 31

6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:30 Business Today 10:00 Planet Science 11:00 TBA 12:00 Midday Report 12:30 Movie: “Montana Belle” (PG) 2:00 Waterloo Road 2:55 Minuscule 3:00 Children’s Programs 5:00 Eggheads 5:30 TBA 6:00 Wild Life At The Zoo 6:30 Good Morning Kalimantan 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:00 QI: Cockneys 8:30 Nigellissima - Inspired by a scribbled note she once found in an old Italian kitchen, Nigella shows her take on the classic light and sunny yoghurt pot cake. 9:00 The Hour 10:00 Agony Uncles 10:30 Lateline 11:05 The Business 11:30 Nicholas Crane’s Britannia 12:35 The Clinic 1:25 Kyle Riabko: The Lead 2:15 Big Ideas Sampler 2:30 NTAFL: St Mary’s vs Darwin 5:30 Eggheads

FRIDAY 01

6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:30 Business Today 10:00 The Jazz Baroness 11:30 One Plus One 12:00 Midday Report 12:30 Poirot 1:20 Last Of The Summer Wine 1:50 Waterloo Road 1:50 Big Ideas Sampler 3:00 Golf: Ladies Masters 2013 6:00 Doctor Who: Closing Time 6:45 TBA 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 QLD 8:00 Friday Night Dinner: The Date - It’s 1959, the maverick Dr Lucien Blake has returned to take over his deceased father’s medical practice. He also undertakes his other role as police surgeon with precision and gusto. 8:30 The Doctor Blake Mysteries: Still Waters 9:25 Silk: Tough, smart and sharp legal drama following the tension, passion and intrigue of Martha Costello and Clive Reader, two brilliant rival barristers on the front line of criminal law. 10:30 Lateline 11:05 My Family: Germs Of Endearment - Ben and Susan’s trip to Spain starts out being an anniversary present from Janey and Michael, but they then discover they have to pay for it. 11:40 Rage 5:00 Rage

6:00 Today 9:00 Danoz 10:00 National Morning News 11:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 12:00 The View 1:00 One Day Series - Australia vs West Indies 5:00 National Afternoon News 5:30 One Day Series - Australia vs West Indies 9:00 Getaway - Sun drenched holidays in the Pacific and beyond. Sophie Monk presents a girl’s guide to Hawaii; Kelly checks out the closest island resort to Nadi in Fiji; Dermott finds a sunny hideaway in Phuket; Jason has an unusual elephant adventure in Bali and Natalie finds a secret island escape on the Queensland’s Barrier Reef. 9:30 RBT - In this ground-breaking series, follow the police units for a unique behind-the-scenes look at RBT patrols testing for alcohol and drug affected drivers. 10:00 TBA 11:00 2013 Santos Tour Down Under: Highlights 12:30 Movie: “The Yakuza” (AV) - An ex-G.I. is prevailed upon by an old army buddy to return to Japan and intercede in the kidnapping of his daughter. 2:30 The Baron: Time To Kill 3:30 Danoz Direct 4:30 Good Morning America

6:00 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 Movie: “Annapolis” (G) 2:00 Dr Oz 3:00 Minute To Win It 4:00 The Zoo 4:30 Seven News 5:30 TBA 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Today Tonight 7:00 Home And Away - Roo and Harvey look after Maddy and Spencer but are unsure what their next move will be. Dex puts everything on the table in repairing his relationships with Sid and April. 7:30 Better Homes And Gardens - Explore the food, gardens and creatures of one world’s most exotic destinations: Singapore. Graham walks through a garden as big as a city. The orchid display where the colour never fades. Fast Ed sizzles with a classic Asian chicken dish. Plus a sticky dessert that’s gluten free. Dr Harry goes for a bath - with a baby elephant at the world’s best zoo. 9:30 TBA 11:00 TBA 1:00 Movie: “Project: Alf” (G) 3:00 Home Shopping 4:00 NBC Today 5:00 That ‘70s Show

5:00 Weatherwatch and Music 5:05 World News 1:00 Food Lover’s Guide To Australia 1:30 One Born Every Minute 2:30 Everyone Loves A Wedding 3:00 France 24 International News 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Global Village: The Johads 6:00 French Food Safari 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Monty Halls’ Island Escape 8:35 The Real M*A*S*H 9:35 As It Happened: D-Day: The Soldiers’ Story 10:30 World News Australia 11:05 Movie: “Chaotic Anna” (MA v,l,s,a) In Spanish. Ana, an aspiring 18-year-old painter, leaves her hippie life in Ibiza for an artist’s commune in Madrid, and later travels to New York. As her journey progresses she is confronted with memories and images of young women meeting violent deaths throughout history 12:50 Kurt Wallander: “The Cellist” (M l,v) In Swedish. A Russian cellist is subject to a bomb attack following a performance in Ystad. It turns out that she is a witness in a murder prosecution against a member of the Russian mafia. Wallander and the Ystad police suddenly find themselves in the midst of a war against a powerful international enemy whose methods are merciless. 2:50 Weatherwatch Overnight

SATURDAY 02

6:00 Rage 10:30 Rage: Guest Programmer 11:30 7.30 QLD 12:00 Movie: “The Golden Voyage Of Sinbad” (PG) 1:40 Poh’s Kitchen Shorts 2:00 Basketball: WNBL 3:00 Golf: Ladies Masters 2013: Day 3 6:00 River Cottage: Everyday - Lunch 6:45 Gardening Australia Summer 7:00 ABC News 7:30 The Paradise 8:30 Grand Designs: Newcastle - Kevin McCloud meets a Polish couple as they take on the restoration and rebuilding of an old watermill in the stunning Northumberland countryside. 9:20 Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries: Murder In Montparnasse - Phryne’s memories of her early days in Paris and her first love come crashing into the present as she investigates the disappearance of Madame Sarcelle - an artist’s wife 10:15 Midsomer Murders: Second Sight - John Ransom is found murdered with suspicious burn marks to his head. The investigation leads to two feuding families - one with the ability of second sight 11:20 Silent Witness: Home Part 2 - The team of forensic pathologists are back uncovering the truth behind suspicious deaths. 12:45 Rage 5:00 Rage

6:00 Bubble Guppies 6:30 Dora The Explorer 7:00 Weekend Today 10:00 Danoz Direct 11:00 Antiques Roadshow 11:30 Alive & Cooking 12:00 What’s Up Doc? 2:00 Movie: “Avalon” 4:30 The Middle 5:00 South Aussie With Cosi 5:30 4WD TV - 4WD TV covers all of the up to date news, products and events within the diverse Australian and NZ 4WD scene. 6:00 National News Saturday 6:30 Australia’s Funniest Home Videos 7:30 TBA 9:30 TBA 11:30 Movie: “The Deer Hunter” (AV) A group of working-class friends decide to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and find it to be hellish chaos – nothing like the noble venture they imagined – and return as changed men. 3:30 The Avengers: The See Through Man - Steed and Emma pay a visit to Sir Andrew Ford at the Ministry, when they find a file stolen from Wilton’s office. 4:00 Danoz 5:30 Wesley Impact

6:00 Saturday Disney 7:00 Weekend Sunrise 10:00 The Morning Show 12:00 Ultimate Spiderman 12:30 Minute To Win It 1:30 Movie: “Dudley Do Right” (G) 3:30 TBA 5:00 Creek To Coast 5:30 Queensland Weekender 6:00 Seven News 6:30 TBA 9:30 TBA 11:35 Family Guy: You May Now Kiss The...Um...Guy...Who Receives - Brian’s gay cousin Jasper comes to visit, and announces he’s marrying his partner at the Griffin’s house. Mayor Adam West bans gay marriage, which forces Brian to take drastic action, while Chris joins the Young Republicans to impress a girl 12:05 Movie: “Remnants Of Everest” (PG) - Documentary filmmaker David Breashears recreates the tragic circumstances that resulted in eight deaths on Everest in May 1996. 2:20 Special: “Great Characters Of Queensland” 3:30 It Is Written Oceania 4:00 Home Shopping 5:00 Beyond Tomorrow

5:00 Weatherwatch and Music 5:05 World News 1:00 Janine 2:05 Waste land 3:55 Black Cab Sessions USA 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Who Do You Think You Are?: Boris Johnson 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Arctic with Bruce Parry: Norway 8:30 Prisoners of War: The Facility 9:30 Real Humans: The Code - In the final episode, everyone wants the code, which in the wrong hands could spell disaster for humankind. Leo is very weak, but continues to flee with Mimi in the underground passages of the metro. Bea and Carl are both after them, both trying to reach them first. At the same time, Tobias has a strange gift in his room. 10:40 Movie: “The Good, The Bad, The Weird” (MAV v) - In Korean and Mardarin. The story of two outlaws and a bounty hunter in 1930s Japanese-occupied Manchuria and their rivalry to possess a treasure map while being pursued by the Japanese army and Chinese bandits 1:00 South Park: With Apologies To Jesse Jackson 1:25 South Park: Cartman Sucks 1:20 Inside Nature’s Giants: The Whale 1:55 Dave in the Life: Survivalist 2:50 Weatherwatch Overnight

SUNDAY 03

6:00 Rage (MA) 6:30 Children’s Programs 9:00 Insiders 10:00 Inside Business 10:30 Offsiders 11:00 Asia Pacific Focus 11:30 Songs Of Praise 12:00 Best Of Landline 1:00 Travel Oz 1:30 World Cafe Asia: Manila 2:00 Golf: Ladies Master 2013: Day 4 6:00 Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey 7:00 ABC News 7:30 Restoration Home 8:30 Upstairs Downstairs: The Last Waltz 9:30 Rev. 10:05 Andy Warhol: Raggedy Andy - Ric Burns’s Emmy Awardwinning film of America’s most influential artist of the latter half of the 20th century explores Warhol’s amazing artistic output, stretching five decades from the late 1940s to his death in the 1980s. 12:00 Movie: “The French Line” (G) - A Texas oil heiress travels incognito to France, determined to find true love. 1:45 Movie: “Irene” (G) 3:25 Rage 4:00 The New Inventors 4:30 Art Nation 5:00 Gardening Australia 5:30 Catalyst

6:00 Bubble Guppies 6:30 Dora The Explorer 7:00 Weekend Today 10:00 Surfsport 10:30 Gilligan’s Island 11:00 Cybershack 11:30 Discover Downunder Summer Series 12:00 2013 Santos Tour Down Under 1:00 One Day Series - Australia Vs West Indies 5:00 National News 5:30 One Day Series - Australia Vs West Indies 9:00 The Middle: The Legacy - Mike punishes Axl for leaving his dirty socks laying around, but Mike might have an ulterior motive. Meanwhile, Sue wins an MVP trophy for cross-country; and Brick is humiliated when he’s forced to wear his cousin’s hand-me-downs. 9:30 Customs 10:00 TBA 12:00 Nikita 1:00 Spyforce 2:05 Skippy The Bush Kangaroo 2:35 Danoz Direct 3:30 Your 4x4 4:00 Good Morning America 5:00 National Early Morning News 5:30 Today

6:00 Stitch 6:30 Handy Manny 7:00 Weekend Sunrise 10:00 The Morning Show 11:00 Kochie’s Business Builders 11:30 Dinner Date Australia 12:30 Outsourced 1:00 Outsourced 1:30 That ‘70s Show 2:00 TBA 4:30 TBA 4:30 Live Healthy, Be Happy 5:00 Drive Thru Australia 5:30 Great Southeast 6:00 Seven News 6:30 TBA 7:30 TBA 8:30 TBA 11:20 Law & Order: LA: Zuma Canyon - During a traditional Latin American quinceanera celebration, violence erupts at the party, leaving multiple people dead. The detectives work quickly to follow a lead and during their search for answers, they find a young boy protecting acres of marijuana, who is the only witness that can help the case. 12:20 Special: Exotica and Erotica Of The Deep 1:30 Room For Improvement 2:00 Home Shopping 3:00 NBC Today 4:00 NBC Meet The Press 5:00 Sunrise Extra 5:30 Seven Early News

5:00 Weatherwatch and Music 5:30 World News 8:30 PopAsia 10:30 FIFA World Cup 2014 Magazine 11:00 FIFA Futbol Mundial 11:30 Speedweek 1:30 Al Jazeera News 2:30 Wheel2Wheel: Laos 3:00 Wheel2Wheel: Cambodia 3:30 Lyndey and Blair’s Taste of Greece: Monemvasia & Kythira 4:00 National Futsal Championships 2013: Finals 5:00 Cycling Central 6:00 Thalassa 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Lost Worlds: History Cold Case: Crossbones Girl 8:30 Wonders Of The Solar System: Empire Of The Sun 9:40 Guilty Pleasures 11:15 Movie: “Water” (M a) - In Hindi. This Academy Award-nominated drama follows the plight of two child widows in India, who are forced to lead a life of poverty in a widow ashram. Here, the older widows force the younger ones into prostitution. When one young widow is given a chance to remarry she realises the father of her beloved is one of her clients. 1:20 Movie: “Heart Of Fire” (M a) In Tigrinya and Italian. Raised in an orphanage run by Italian nuns, 10-year-old Awet is suddenly reclaimed by her father and forced to fight in the long and bitter Eritrean civil war. Awet is a tough, shrewd individual who learns how to survive without losing her humanity. 3:00 Weatherwatch Overnight

MONDAY 04

SBS

6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:30 Business Today 10:00 Education 11:00 Landline 12:00 Midday Report 12:30 Restoration Home 1:30 Meerkat Manor 2:00 Waterloo Road 2:50 Minuscule 3:00 Children’s Programs 5:00 Eggheads 5:30 TBA 6:00 Country House Rescue: Heath House 6:50 Minuscule 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:00 Australian Story 8:30 Four Corners 9:20 Media Watch 9:35 Q&A 10:35 Lateline 11:10 The Business 11:35 Foyle’s War: Killing Time - The war might have ended, but Hastings is at the centre of mounting racial tensions. Meanwhile, Sam has become the new Assistant Manager of Hill House, a dilapidated local guest house. 1:10 Movie: “The Bespoke Overcoat” (G) 1:50 Movie: “Sailor Beware!” (PG) 3:10 Rage 4:00 Movie: “Breakfast For Two” (G) 5:15 Catalyst Bytes 5:30 Eggheads

6:00 Today 9:00 Mornings 11:00 National Morning News 12:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 1:00 Danoz Direct 2:00 Days Of Our Lives 3:00 National News Now 4:00 Extra 4:30 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 National News 6:30 A Current Affair 7:00 The Block: All Stars 8:00 TBA 9:00 TBA 10:00 TBA 11:30 Nikita: Shadow Walker - After losing his life savings to Percy via a plan gone wrong, Birkhoff hacks into an old network which trips a trap set by the FBI. 12:30 The Avengers: The Bird Who Knew Too Much - Secret Agent Danvers pursued by a young thug, Robin, makes his way to a field telephone box. As he desperately attempts to contact Steed, Robin fires....beside Danvers body lays a pile of birdseed from the bag in his pocket. 1:30 Extra 2:00 Danoz Direct 3:00 Global Shopping Direct 3:30 Good Morning America 5:00 National Early Morning News / 5:30 Today

6:00 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 TBA 2:00 Dr Oz 3:00 Minute To Win It 4:00 The Zoo 4:30 Seven News 5:30 TBA 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Today Tonight 7:00 Home And Away - Bianca agrees to fight for custody of Darcy with Heath, Maddy and Spencer run away and Celia reveals she returned money that she took. 7:30 TBA 8:30 TBA 9:00 TBA 11:15 Happy Endings - Dave and Alex start dating again, telling everyone they’re keeping it ‘cazsh.’ When an unfortunate accident lands Penny in a full body cast, Max nurses her back to health. But after he meets her hot physical therapist, he starts ‘misery-ing’ her, so her fast recovery won’t put the brakes on his new crush. 12:30 Room For Improvement 1:00 Home Shopping 3:30 The Real Seachange 4:00 NBC Today 5:00 Sunrise Extra / 5:30 Seven Early News

5:00 Weatherwatch and Music 5:05 World News 1:00 Movie: “Children Of Heaven” (PG) 2:35 Stopover 3:00 France 24 International News 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 FIFA Futbol Mundial 5:00 PopAsia 5:30 Global Village 6:00 French Food Safari 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Mythbusters: Torpedo Tastic 8:40 Man vs Wild: Shooting Survival 9:40 RocKwiz 10:30 World News Australia 11:00 The World Game 12:00 SOS: Man and Cat - Animation: A man trades places with his cat to avoid the rat race. (From Australia) (Rpt) G; Connect - Fed up with the hostility of the city and its people, a young woman’s view of the world changes when she makes a surprise connection with a stranger on a bus. (From the UK) (Rpt) M; At the Tattooist - In a dark tattoo parlour over one tumultuous afternoon, a group of schoolgirls flirt with boys and danger and are shocked by what they discover. (From Australia) (Rpt) M, Jazzed - Animation: A jazz musician has a spooky romance with a girl he meets in a city bar. (From France, no dialogue) (Rpt) G 1:05 Cast Offs: Gabriella 2:05 Weatherwatch Overnight

TUESDAY 05

6:00 Today 9:00 Mornings Summer Series 11:00 National Morning News 12:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 1:00 Danoz Direct 2:00 Days Of Our Lives 3:00 National News Now 4:00 Extra 4:30 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 National News 6:30 A Current Affair 7:00 The Big Bang Theory: The Precious Fragmentation - When the guys find a rare movie prop ring from The Lord of the Rings at a garage sale, it threatens to tear them apart - forcing them to choose the ring or their friendship. 7:30 The Big Bang Theory: The Pants Alternative 8:00 The Big Bang Theory: The Wheaton Recurrence 8:30 Person Of Interest: Triggerman 9:30 TBA 11:30 I Hate My Teenage Daughter 12:00 20/20 1:00 Extra 1:30 Danoz Direct 3:00 4WD TV 3:30 Good Morning America 5:00 National Early Morning News 5:30 Today

7 CENTRAL

6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:30 Business Today 10:00 Education 11:00 Big Ideas 12:00 Midday Report 12:30 Q&A 1:30 Theatreland 2:00 Parliament Question Time 3:00 Children’s Programs 5:00 Eggheads 5:30 TBA 6:00 Time Team: Dunwich 6:50 Minuscule 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:00 Foreign Correspondent 8:30 New Tricks 9:30 Next Stop Hollywood 10:00 Myf Warhurst’s Nice: And Trendy 10:30 Lateline 11:05 The Business 11:35 Four Corners 12:20 Media Watch 12:35 Parliament Question Time: The Senate 1:35 TBA 2:00 Basketball: WNBL 4:05 Movie: “The Flying Irishman” (G) - True story of Douglas ‘Wrong Way’ Corrigan, a pilot who acquired his nickname by landing in Ireland when attempting to fly cross-country. 5:15 Big Ideas Sampler 5:30 Eggheads

6:00 Today 9:00 Mornings - Summer Series 11:00 National Morning News 12:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 1:00 Danoz Direct 2:00 Days Of Our Lives 3:00 National News Now 4:00 Extra 4:30 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 National News 6:30 A Current Affair 7:00 The Block: All Stars 8:00 TBA 9:00 TBA 10:00 TBA 11:00 TBA 11:30 Weeds: A Shoe For A Shoe - After Shane’s kidnapping, Nancy attempts to get her son back by going head-to-head with Cesar in a Skee-ball “Hall of Fame” museum. Elsewhere, Andy, Silas and baby Stevie sit at a nearby diner, formulating ideas on how to help Nancy out. 12:00 20/20 1:00 Extra 1:30 Danoz Direct 3:00 Global Shopping Direct 3:30 Good Morning America 5:00 National Early Morning News 5:30 Today

6:00 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 Movie: “To Love & Die” (M) 2:00 Dr Oz 3:00 Minute To Win It 4:00 The Zoo 4:30 Seven News 5:30 TBA 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Today Tonight 7:00 Home And Away - Celia promises to get help for her gambling problem, Heath and Bianca meet with the social worker, but it doesn’t go smoothly. 7:30 TBA 8:30 TBA 10:45 TBA 11:45 That ‘70s Show: Uncomfortable Ball Stuff - Part 2 - Donna and Eric go out on a non-date to the Pricemart Ball. Fez gets a job at Fotohut, but becomes so efficient that Hyde wishes he’d go away. Bob meets an intriguing woman when he makes his first solo visit to the supermarket. 12:15 Room For Improvement 1:00 Home Shopping 4:00 NBC Today 5:00 Sunrise Extra 5:30 Seven Early News

5:00 Weatherwatch & Music 5:05 World News 1:00 Movie: “The Page Turner” (PG) 2:30 Dream Of Hope 3:00 France 24 International News 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Global Village: French Coastlines 6:00 French Food Safari 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Who Do You Think You Are?: Ita Buttrose 8:35 Defeating The Superbug 9:30 Coppers: I Prefer Jazz And Folk Music 10:30 World News Australia 11:00 Movie: “Kabuli Kid” (M) In Dari. After a burqa-clad woman abandons her baby in the back seat of his cab in Kabul, Khaled embarks on a quest to find the child’s faceless mother, identifiable only by a beauty spot on her ankle. An eventful, chaotic, and often highly comic journey through a city which is itself simply trying to survive. 12:50 Mad Men: Shut The Door, Have a Seat - Don has a big meeting with Connie about their future relationship; Betty is the beneficiary of some interesting advice; and after hearing some unpleasant news, Don, Roger, Bertram and Lane take drastic action. 1:45 Anna Pihl 2:20 Weatherwatch Overnight

WEDNESDAY 06

ABC

6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:30 Business Today 10:00 Education 11:00 Big Ideas 12:00 Midday Report 12:30 National Press Club Address 1:30 Can We Help? 2:00 Parliament Question Time 3:00 Children’s Programs 5:00 Eggheads 5:30 TBA 6:00 Grand Designs: Farnham 6:50 Minuscule 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:00 QI 8:30 Shock Horror Aunty: Direct from ABC TV’s complaints desk, this special shines the spotlight on some of Aunty’s edgiest and naughtiest moments. 9:00 The Agony Of Life 9:35 Would I Lie To You? 10:05 Life’s Too Short 10:30 Lateline 11:00 The Business 11:30 Identity 12:20 Durham County 1:10 Parliament Question Time: The Senate 2:20 Movie: “Canadian Pacific” (PG) 4:00 Movie: “Cosh Boy” (PG) 5:15 Big Ideas Sampler 5:30 Eggheads

6:00 Today 9:00 Danoz Direct 10:00 National Morning News 11:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 12:00 The View 1:00 One Day Series Australia vs West Indies 5:00 National News 5:30 One Day Series - Australia vs West Indies 9:00 The Middle: The Legacy - Mike punishes Axl for leaving his dirty socks laying around, but Mike might have an ulterior motive. Meanwhile, Sue wins an MVP trophy for cross-country; and Brick is humiliated when he’s forced to wear his cousin’s hand-me-downs. 9:30 Getaway - Livinia Nixon begins a European river cruise journey along the Rhine; Kelly visits the spectacular Pacific island of Palau; Dermott takes a spectacular flight along the Great Australian Bight; plus Darwin’s waterfront playground and our celebrity traveller is Emma Stone. 10:00 TBA 12:00 Take The Money And Run 1:00 Extra 1:30 Danoz Direct 3:00 Global Shopping Direct 3:30 Good Morning America 5:00 National Early Morning News 5:30 Today

6:00 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 Movie: “All The Winters That Have Been” (PG) 2:00 Dr Oz 3:00 Minute To Win It 4:00 The Zoo 4:30 Seven News 5:30 TBA 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Today Tonight 7:00 Home And Away - Sasha gets closure on her relationship with Casey, Dex defends Sasha and asks Casey to leave and Nelson messages Tamara. Meanwhile, Jett locks Romeo in a shed in an attempt to get close to Indi. 7:30 TBA 8:30 TBA 11:25 Special: True Hollywood Story: Tiger Woods - Don’t miss the revealing story of Tiger Woods, golf extraordinaire, family man and most recently, unfaithful husband. Hear the rumours that existed before his infidelities became public and chat with his high school girlfriend. 12:25 Room For Improvement 1:00 Home Shopping 3:30 Room For Improvement 4:00 NBC Today 5:00 Sunrise Extra 5:30 Seven Early News

5:00 Weatherwatch And Music 5:05 World News 1:00 Planet Egypt: Quest For Eternity 2:00 Alchemists Turn TO Cooking: Ferran Adria 3:00 France 24 International News 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Global Village: French Coastlines 6:00 French Food Safari 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Wildest Latin America: Amazon 8:30 Tropic Of Capricorn: South Africa to Madagascar 9:35 Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life: The Meaning Of Life 10:30 World News Australia 11:00 Movie: “The Man Who Will Come” (M v) In German. It’s winter in 1943 and Italy is a country torn apart by years of brutal war. Martina is a disturbed young girl who has not spoken since the death of her brother several years earlier. However, when Martina’s mother falls pregnant again, the heart-broken Martina finds reason for hope. 1:10 Movie: “The Colonel” (M v) In French. France explores its colonial past and national guilt in this intelligent drama. After a television appearance in which the elderly Colonel Duplain condemns the French government for its handling of Algeria, the colonel is found shot dead in his home. 3:10 Weatherwatch Overnight

6:00 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 Movie: “McBride: Dogged” (M) 2:00 Dr Oz 3:00 Minute To Win It 4:00 The Zoo 4:30 Seven News 5:30 TBA 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Today Tonight 7:00 Home And Away - Dex and Sasha host a toga party at the farmhouse. The party doesn’t go to plan with Sid accusing Dex of pushing it too hard and April snapping at his wild boy antics 7:30 Border Patrol 8:00 Coastwatch 8:30 Grimm: The Thing With Feathers - Nick pulls out all the stops to plan a romantic getaway for Juliette in an attempt to get their relationship back on track. Nick’s duties as a Grimm get in the way of romance when he meets the unsettling neighbours. 10:30 TBA 11:30 Up All Night 12:00 Housecalls To The Rescue 1:00 Home Shopping 4:00 NBC Today 5:00 Sunrise Extra / 5:30 Seven Early News

5:00 Weatherwatch And Music 5:05 World News 1:00 Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia 1:30 William Shatner’s Weird or What? 2:30 My Family Feast: Italian 3:00 France 24 International News 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Global Village: French Coastlines 6:00 French Food Safari 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 How to Cook Like Heston: Cheese 8:00 Island Feast with Peter Kuruvita 8:30 Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure 9:35 24 Hours in Emergency: Allergic To Pain 10:30 World News Australia 11:05 G-Spotting: A Story of Pleasure and Promise - Hailed as the great sexual liberator of women in the early 1980s, the sexuallyactive world embraced the G-spot. But to many contemporary women the exact location remains elusive and medical science is still searching for a distinctive anatomical feature. 12:05 Movie: “Lunacy” (MA a,v,n) In Czech. Inspired by the works of Edgar Allen Poe and the Marquis de Sade. In 19th-century France, Jean, a young man, is invited by a marquis to spend the night in his castle. There Jean witnesses a blasphemous orgy and a ‘therapeutic’ funeral. 2:15 Weatherwatch Overnight

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PUZZLES

CROSSWORD No. 133

SUDOKU No. 133

Your  Lucky 

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AQUARIUS (January 21st - February 19th)

If the people around you can’t stand the pace you have set, you will have to carry on by yourself. Don’t let their low energy hold you back. Romance. This will be an excellent week for romance. You will have to take it easy at first, though. Try not to rush into any new relationships.

PISCES (February 20th - March 20th)

This will be a good week for getting rid of rubbish. Try to clear out as much stuff as possible - not just to make more room, but also to freshen up your life. Romance. This would be a good time for a wild romantic fling! Events may move faster than you expect. Brace yourself for the ride!

ARIES (March 21st - April 20th)

FOR KIDS

Don’t be too hard on yourself. Recent events were not your fault and you couldn’t have done anything to prevent them. Romance. You may be so concerned with getting everything right at home that you neglect your other interests. Find a better balance in order to save your sanity.

TAURUS (April 21st - May 21st)

You may have to venture out by yourself. Don’t let other people push you in the wrong direction. Regain your balance before meeting up with others. Romance. This may not the best time to challenge your partner’s choices. Try to find a subtle way of showing how you feel.

GEMINI (May 22nd - June 21st)

You have a distinctive way of doing things. Don’t worry if this annoys other people at times. They will just have to adapt. Romance. You must be careful not to let your emotions get the better of you this week. If you can stay level-headed, the opposite sex will take interest in you.

CANCER (June 22nd - July 23rd)

FINDWORD No. 133 A LAUGH WITH LOTSA

Your enthusiasm will help to propel you forward this week. However, it is important that you are completely clear about what you want. Romance. The Moon/Ceres Midpoint is in your sign. This should draw to you the person that you need most. Don’t overwhelm them with details.

LEO (July 24th - August 23rd)

You will be more sociable once you have had a chance to relax. An offer from your friends will turn out to be much more fun than you expect. Enjoy! Romance. Both you and your partner will be cheered up by the recent improvement in your relationship. Don’t dwell on the recent past!

VIRGO (August 24th - September 23rd)

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MUDDY RIVER

A friend may encourage you to break an important commitment. They are not the ones who will have to suffer the consequences if things go wrong, however. Romance. A brief meeting with a stranger may be the start of something new. Make time in your schedule for them and they will fill it.

LIBRA (September 24th - October 23rd)

Your enthusiasm will rub off on the people around you. Even you will be amazed at how much you can achieve. Romance. This will be an excellent time to push through some changes which have been taking time to materialise. Your partner will be impressed by your positive mood.

SCORPIO (October 24th - November 22nd)

A reflex reaction to a situation may not be appropriate. Try to give the matter some thought before you jump in. Romance. Communications with your partner will be especially good this week. Talk through several topics in great length. Make time each night to reconnect on previous ideas.

SAGITTARIUS (November 23rd - December 21st)

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed – Storm Jameson

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SOLUTIONS No. 133

You may be feeling a little restless because other people seem to be fine in their current stagnant position. This doesn’t mean you have to be as well. Romance. Use this week to get to the bottom of any issues which have been coming between you and your partner. Don’t hold back!

CAPRICORN (December 22nd - January 20th)

The Moon/Jupiter Midpoint presently in your sign will help to make you especially generous with the people that you are close to. Shower them with gifts! Romance. Your partner will be in a strange mood. Wait until they have calmed down before you break important news to them.


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Notice of an application to register an area agreement on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements State of Queensland Notification day: 6 February 2013 QI2012/120 – Batavia ILUA Description of the agreement area: Agreement area covers about 2430 Sq km located about 90 km east of Weipa in the vicinity of Batavia Downs Homestead covering Lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 22 and areas marked as New Road on SP241405. Relevant LGA: Cook Shire Council. Agreement area boundary compiled using data sources from, and with permission of, the Department of Natural Resources & Mines (Qld).

Parties to the agreement and their contact addresses: The State of Queensland Rodney Accoom on his own behalf and on behalf of the Atambaya, Northern Kaanju and Yinwum People; C/- Department of Natural Resources and Mines and PO Box 15216 Batavia Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation CITY EAST QLD 4002 C/- Cape York Land Council PO Box 2496 CAIRNS QLD 4870 The agreement contains the following statements: [Explanatory notes in brackets inserted by the National Native Title Tribunal] 6.1 The parties (a) consent to the doing of the Agreed Acts; and (b) agree to the validating of any invalid Agreed Acts done on the Agreement Area prior to the Registration Date, to the extent that they are Future Acts. 6.2 Clause 6.1(a) is a statement for the purposes of section 24EB(1)(b) of the NTA and clause 6.1(b) is a statement for the purposes of section 24EBA(1)(a) of the NTA. 7. To avoid any doubt, Part 2 Division 3 Subdivision P of the NTA [which deals with the right to negotiate] does not apply to the doing of the Agreed Acts. [References below to: ‘ALA’ are to the Aboriginal Land Act 1991 (Qld); ‘Conservation Agreement’ are to the conservation agreement between the Corporation and the State over the Proposed Nature Refuge Area; ‘IMA’ are to an indigenous management agreement under the ALA; ‘Land Act’ are to the Land Act 1994 (Qld); ‘Licence’ are to an occupancy licence between the Corporation and the Licensee provided for under clause 14; ‘NCA’ are to the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Qld); ‘Quarry Lease’ are to the lease to be granted by the Corporation to the Road Authority in relation to the extraction of quarry material for road maintenance of the dedicated roads provided for under clause 13]. 1.1 “Agreed Acts” means all acts necessary to give effect to this Agreement, the IMA and the Conservation Agreement including – (a) the grant of the Proposed ALA Area as Aboriginal Land [which has the same meaning as in the ALA] to the Corporation; (b) the State and the Corporation entering into and complying with the IMA; (c) dedication, use and management of the Proposed National Park (CYPAL) Area as a national park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal land) under the NCA; (d) the State and the Corporation entering into and complying with the Conservation Agreement; (e) declaration, use and management of the Proposed Nature Refuge Area as a nature refuge under the NCA; (f) dedication of the areas marked as new road on SP241405 as roads under the Land Act; (g) the Corporation and the Licensee entering into and complying with the Licence; (h) the Corporation and the Road Authority entering into and complying with the agreements contemplated by clause 13.3 [Clause 13.3 relates to entering into a Quarry Lease for the continued extraction of quarry material]; (i) extraction of quarry material and water for road and track maintenance purposes in accordance with clause 13; (j) the grant of the Quarry Lease; and (k) the addition of the Proposed Airstrip Approach Areas to the Moreton Reserve. Objections to the registration of an ILUA where the application for registration has been certified:

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This application for registration of an indigenous land use agreement (ILUA) has been certified by the Cape York Land Council, the representative body for the area. Any person claiming to hold native title to any part of the area covered by the ILUA may object in writing within the notice period to the registration of this agreement if they think that the application to register the ILUA has not been properly certified. If you wish to object to the registration of this agreement (and you hold or claim to hold native title in any part of the area covered by the agreement) you may only object for one reason: in your view, the application to register the ILUA has not been properly certified, as stated in section 203BE(5)(a) and (b) of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cwlth). You must make this objection in writing and send it to the Native Title Registrar, National Native Title Tribunal, PO Box 9973, CAIRNS, QLD, 4870 by 6 May 2013. Generally, procedural fairness will require that the material you provide is given to certain other persons or organisations for comment. It may also be taken into account in the registration of other ILUAs and claimant applications and thus be provided to relevant persons or organisations for comment. Details of the terms of the agreement are not available from the National Native Title Tribunal.

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Get Started funding available to help kids get into sport APPLICATIONS are now open for the Get Started grassroots funding support program which is designed to help with the cost of kids playing sport. The statewide program provides vouchers of up to $150 to help pay for membership and participation fees at a registered club to help kids who can least afford, or would otherwise benefit from getting involved in a sport. More than 30 clubs across the Cook electorate have already applied to be registered for Get Started, including Weipa BMX, Weipa Junior Soccer and Weipa Oztag. Up to 40,000 Get Started

vouchers will be available over the next three years. Grants up to $10,000 are also available to sporting clubs to help them grow through the purchase of new sporting equipment or the promotion of new membership initiatives through the Get Going program, and the Get Playing program will provide $100,000 grants for clubs to upgrade or replace existing facilities and infrastructure. Full details of the Get Started program, as well as information on the Get Going and Get Playing programs are available online at http:// www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/funding/ getinthegame/getstarted.html

Cairns NRL trial almost sold out FAr North Queensland has once again proven itself as one of the most passionate rugby league regions in Australia, with the NrL trial match in Cairns next month already almost a sell-out. Local footy fans have been snapping up tickets at a rapid rate for the North Queensland Cowboys blockbuster against St. George Illawarra Dragons at Barlow Park in Cairns on February 16. And Cairns District Rugby League Operations Manager Pat Bailey urged anyone interested in going to the game to get their tickets quickly, with less than 40 grandstand seats remaining and general admission expected to be at capacity. “As expected, there’s been an overwhelming response from the FNQ footy public to this mouth-watering game,” Ms Bailey said. “ We ’ r e e x p e c t i n g Origin stars such as Johnathan Thurston, Matthew Bowen, Matt Scott, James Tamou

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The seas have been up to four metres so I haven’t had any reports, so when the wind and swell abates there should be some good captures on the reefs with the Three Mile a good starting point for Fingermark, Tuskies and Trout. It’s anyone’s guess if the Mackerel and Longtail Tuna will be around after everything settles down. We as anglers have a big

part to play in the future of our chosen sport in more ways than one. If we are going to release under-sized fish use a little bit of care. If they have swallowed the hook cut the line instead of trying to pull it out, and use a wet rag so you don’t take the protective slime off the fish. There is an old saying “limit your catch, not catch your limit”. I’m not against

catching a feed but when you have enough for a feed, release the rest and we will have fish to catch in the future. A picture is worth a thousand words they say, so photograph the trophy fish and you can have a memory forever - eat it, and its gone. So I’ll get of my high horse for now smooth seas, light breezes and tight lines.

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WELL, the rain finally arrived and it didn’t muck around. Cyclone Oswald was very kind to us but no-one could of predicted the devastation it dished out to the rest of the State and it is now pushing into NSW. We have had plenty of rain and strong winds and only the hardiest anglers pursued their favourite pastime in the inclement weather. Their persistence was rewarded with some nice Grunter with fish being caught in the most popular spots. Gongbung Beach has fish to two kilos, and Evans Landing has had a smaller run of fish. Speaking of Evans Landing there has been a very large croc patrolling the area so keep your eyes open when you launch your boat. Another large croc has been spotted at Trunding Creek so it pays to keep alert at all times. The Mission River bridge still has small Queenfish taking live baits and a very large blue bast@#! that took a live bait as well. The current lines in the main river are holding large schools of baitfish and in turn they are being smashed by Queenfish and Trevally. If you use the Trout adage of “match the hatch” use very small lures to match the size of the baitfish. The Barra season will open at noon on Friday, February 1 so this weekend there should be some nice fish caught, and fishing the edges of the mangroves should produce some fish. Fishing off the beach up Cullen Point way there were Trevally and Queenfish on the chew on Squid and Pilchards as Trish Power and Trevor Laver can attest too. Threadfin Salmon should also make an appearance soon and the Mission River would be a good place to start looking for them.

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Weipa 5-day weather forecast THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY Clearing Shower 6 - 11 knots, WNW - NW winds. Chance of rain 40% Min 24°C.

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Showers 4 - 6 knots, WNW winds. Chance of rain 90% Min 24°C.

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N/A 130.5

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but the game is indeed a promoter’s dream. Champion North Queensland team Argun Warriors qualified for the clash after winning the grand final of the Men’s Deadly Choices Arthur Beetson Foundation Queensland Murri rugby league carnival at Ipswich last September. The Warriors were too strong for the Yarrabah Seahawks in the one-sided final, running out comfortable 30-12 victors. Yowies included NRL players Timana Tahu and Reece Robinson along with ex player Wes Patton and they beat Mindaribba Warriors

26-20 in the October 1 final. This coming match will take on the proportions of a Queensland versus NSW State of Origin series encounter, such is the interest amongst Indigenous footballers in both states including on Cape York. Argun Warriors also had NRL footballers in Parramatta star Chris Sandow and Canberra Raiders forward Travis Waddell at the Murri Knockout carnival. Both sides will be without those for the big game. A r g u n Wa r r i o r s stalwart and star centre Keiji Bowie told The Western Cape Bulletin

in late January from Badu Island that players there were training hard preparing for the epic game. “We will have three 17-year olds along with some top players in Ricardo Laza, Maipele Morseu, Guyai Nona, Joe Tamwoy, Bobby Tamwoy and lots of others,” Keiji said. Astute tactician Tala Nona will coach Argun Warriors which will have many supporters from their beloved Badu Island with them in the big smoke. Tala’s son Tremayne Bowie, a brilliant back, and experienced hooker Roy Bowie of Badu descent will also line up

for Argun Warriors. Roy Baira is the brother of Weipa’s based multi-skilled sportsman Jimmy Baira and they both played for Kulipyam at the Cairns Allblacks carnival last October. Argun Warriors are also the reigning Torres Strait Island of Origin champions having defeated Saguci 20-14 in the final at Badu in June 2011. No Island of Origin carnival was held in 2012 due to a lack of volunteers to run it. If they win the big clash Argun Warriors will be the pride of North Queensland, Torres Strait and Cape York.

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