Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Articles from May 21, 2013

a[euro][approximately]Band-Aida[euro][TM] Budget Lacks Inspiration
Byline: Ron Goodman QUEENSLANDaS peak business body has tipped a bucket on the Federal Budget, claiming it lacked inspiration. Queensland Chamber of Commerce and Industry general manager advocacy Nick Behrens said the government had been right...
China Market a a[euro][approximately]crocka[euro][TM]; the Coast a[euro][approximately]hasna[euro][TM]t Got What Asian Giant wantsa[euro][TM]
Byline: Bill Hoffman THE Sunshine Coast should target markets it was equipped to service rather than pursuing Chinese pipedreams. Thatas the word from a leading tourism figure with the experience to back his opinions. Peter Foran, the resident...
Coast a Leader in Healthy Lifestyle
Byline: Nicole Fuge THATaS SICK! Summary of health indicators 2011-12 Daily smoking Queensland 14.4% Sunshine Coast 11.8% Metro Nth Brisbane 12% Metro Sth 13.6% Gold Coast 14.2% Alcohol consumption Queensland 21.5% ...
Community Rallies to Help Dad Injured in Crash
TODD Williams may be bruised, battered and broken, but he knows he is lucky to be alive. The Wurtulla man is happy to be at home with his wife Leanne and three daughters as he recovers from life-threatening injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash...
Couple Celebrate 69 Years Together; There Was Something in the Air When Harry Met Dorothy
Byline: LAUREN GROUNSELL WHEN Harry Clewett met Dorothy Hobbs at his brotheras 21st birthday he thought she was aa nice little lassa. It was hardly love at first sight a Dorothy was just 14, but the pair became family friends. aHe used to...
Croc Hunt Ends in Panic; Paddling Up River in a Flimsy Kayak: What Could Go Wrong?
Byline: Roxanne McCarty-OaKane PADDLING down the Mary River in a two-metre kayak in search of a 3.5-metre crocodile is not everyoneas idea of a great morning out. But for Sunshine Coast wildlife enthusiast Greg Roberts, it was a dream come true....
High-Tech Health Sector Thrives
Rebecca Marshall HEALTH is one of the key growth industries of the future. Two innovative Sunshine Coast businesses are tapping into that buzz, and taking a unique product offering to market at the same time. Graham TaylorCOs Buderim Clinic...
Levy Fees A[euro][approximately]prop upa[euro][TM] Noosa Event
Byline: Roxanne McCarty-OaKane WHAT THEY COST Noosa International Food and Wine festival Platinum a $2500 Weekend Gold a $330 Single event a $150 General admission a $40 Noosa Longweekend Prices of events range from $15 a $170...
Mental Toughness Will Give Hedge Tour Edge
Byline: ANTHONY BRAND NATHAN HEDGE Finished 2012 ranked 78th Is currently ranked 43rd in the world Must finish the year inside the top 32 to qualify for the World Championship Tour SURFING: Sunshine Coast surfer and former world No.6...
Parallel Parking Still a Vital Skill
STRESSING out over how to perfect that pesky parallel park will soon be a thing of the past. New State Government plans to revamp driving tests would see skill-based moves moved down the priority list in favour of demonstrating high-risk manoeuvres....
Parents Left Shocked; Injured Boy Boarded Fete Ride without Permission
Byline: Mark furler THE five-year-old Toowoomba boy critically injured in a school fete ride fall got on the ride without his parents even knowing, a helicopter rescue crewman revealed yesterday. AGL Action Rescue Helicopter crewman Dan King was...
Robinson Takes Third Molokai at Age of 40 Clint,COs Gutsy Win
Byline: ANTHONY BRAND SURF SPORTS: Sunshine CoastCOs Clint Robinson has claimed three Molokai World Championship titles but he rates yesterdayCOs victory as the sweetest. The 40-year-old Olympic gold medallist held strong to take the 51km Hawaiian...
Sea Eagle Cops Drug Ban; Club Backs Two-Year Penalty for Former Coast Club Man
Byline: Steve Zemek THE Sunshine Coast Sea Eagles say the two-year drugs ban handed to former player Andrew Zaro should serve as a warning to other players. Zaro was one of six players who were suspended by the Queensland Rugby League yesterday...
Senior Drivers Back New Rules
Byline: Roxanne McCarty-OaKane THE RULES Current rules for drivers 75 and older Must only drive while carrying a current medical certificate for motor vehicle driving. The length of the medical certificate is at the discretion of the driveras...
Shabby Shave Job Knows No Bounds
THERE are many things to like about growing older. An increase in facial hair isnCOt one of them. Now, let me make it clear, I havenCOt got a beard. Yet. But I have become increasingly aware of women around me and the fuzzy glow on the bottom...
Sharpshooter,COs Ominous Form; Nine Goals from Five Games Makes Alderson a Marked Man for Woombye Snakes
Byline: STEELE TAYLOR GAME DAY WOOMBYE v NOOSA Tonight, The Snake Pit, Woombye, 7pm FOOTBALL: In a menacing warning to his rivals, prolific sharpshooter Luke Alderson reckons he is in better shape than ever. The perennial Woombye C[pounds...
Stingrays,CO Defence Falls Apart Stingrays Face Climb out of Deep, Deep Hole
RUGBY UNION: Sunshine Coast Stingrays coach John Rangihuna is searching for answers after his side was annihilated 91-13 by Easts at the weekend. The loss followed a humiliating 58-12 thumping against Brothers the previous week as the club fights...
Twin Pillars of the Department of Youth Give Team Winning Edge
YOUNG Gin Gin twins Bolivia and Cassandra Millerick started the Queensland State championships on a high taking out the womenCOs fours title at Tewantin Noosa last week. The Gin Gin stars joined with Lynn Long and Karen Goldsworthy to defeat Christine...
We Are nation,COs PayPal Hotspot
PayPal growth Increase in payments March Cy12 Co March Cy13 1. Gold Coast and hinterland: 28% 2. Adelaide: 45% 3. NSW Northern Rivers (Byron Bay): 36% 4. NSW Mid North Coast (Lismore): 56% 5. Regional Victoria (Torquay): 52% 6....
Wilson Slips Further Down the Rankings
SURFING: Coolum BeachCOs Julian Wilson slipped three places in the ASP World Championship Tour standings after South AfricaCOs Jordy Smith claimed victory at the Billabong Rio Pro at Brazil yesterday. Smith beat BrazilCOs Adriano de Souza 17.80...