Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Articles from March 23, 2012

17 to Make Debut in First Start for GWS
GREATER Western Sydney will field as many AFL debutants as any club in the past 115 years, with Israel Folau one of 17 newcomers picked to play Sydney tomorrownight. The only five players with previous AFL experience in the 22 the Giants named for...
70-Year Marriage; Laughter Is the Best Medicine for This Happy Couple
Byline: JANINE HILL THE legs might not work as well as they used to, neither do the ears, and the memory is not as reliable as it used to be, but a sense of humour has not deserted Albert and Gracie Mann. The Buderim couple chuckled their way...
Academy Award for Jacqueline
My STyle Mariel Dawson JACQUELINE Curran is a name to keep an eye out for after the talented local designer was crowned winner of Couture Academy. Couture Academy, the result of a partnership between Westfield Chermside and Queensland University...
a[euro][approximately]Poor Taste' Aker Talks Himself out of the Mix
Byline: STEVE ZEMEK AUSSIE Rules motormouth Jason Akermanis has been dropped by Sunshine Coast radio station Mix 92.7FM after he used his debut segment yesterday to criticise the deceased AFL legend Jim Stynes. Earlier in the week former Brownlow...
Aiming to Prove a Point; Disappointment Lingers after 2008 Selection Snub
Byline: STEELE TAYLOR steele.taylor@scnews.com.au FELICITY Abram says she is determined to force the hands of the Olympic selectors after missing out on a berth in the Australian team four years ago. The 25-year-old was the No.1-ranked Australian...
ALP Legend Backs Bligh's Poll Tactic; Labor's Achievements Have Gone Unrecognised: Hawke
BOB Hawke says Queenslanders have failed to properly appreciate what Premier Anna Bligh and Labor have done for the state. The former prime minister yesterday joined Ms Bligh on the hustings in Brisbane Central, a seat Labor may salvage in what's...
Battle for Nicklin Heats Up
Byline: OWEN JACQUES THE QUESTIONS: 1. What will you deliver for the Sunshine Coast in the coming term? 2. Why should we vote for you on election day? 3. What are your key promises for your electorate? OF THE final two political battlegrounds...
Blame Cyclones for Poor Surfing
THREE-DAY FORECAST With Australia's premier surf forecaster Mike Perry IT MIGHT be autumn but there's still been cyclones and near-cyclones all over the place. As a result, there has been poor surf, heaps of rain and overcast days. We have...
Champion on Deck for a New Challenge
DUAL Audi Australian Ocean yacht racing champion Rod Jones is under no illusions about his prospects of recording a top result in the 308 n/ml QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone race over the Easter weekend. C[pounds sterling]Hugh Welbourn has designed...
Chasing Gold Medal; Gun Sunshine Coast Hockey Player Dares to Dream of Olympic Success
IN THE SPOTLIGHT with Jodie Schulz THE Hockeyroos will play three games on the Sunshine Coast next month as they ramp up preparations for the London Olympics. All three games will be against the USA at Ballinger Road Hockey Complex, the first...
Cheese, What a Great Day at Kenilworth
A 200-YEAR-OLD tradition is on a roll at Kenilworth's annual Cheese, Wine and Food Fest. The fourth annual festival, which will be held on April 7 over the Easter long weekend, keeps alive the quirky sport of cheese rolling, made popular in Gloucester,...
Coach Already Talking about the Grand Final
Byline: MARK BODE GAME DAY NAMBOUR v GYMPIE Tomorrow, Nambour, 6.30pm RUGBY LEAGUE: When Grant Thorogood was appointed Nambour Crushers coach at the end of last season, he signalled his intent to shake things up after the side's mid-season...
Defence the Key for Potent Force
Byline: STEELE TAYLOR steele.taylor@scnews.com.au GAME DAY KAWANA v BUDERIM Tomorrow, Milieu Place, Bokarina, 6pm FOOTBALL: Kawana coach Roger Hardwicke knows how effective his frontline can be Co now he is hoping his troops can hold firm...
Door-to-Door Tree Warning
Byline: JANINE HILL SUNSHINE Coast residents have been urged to beware of travelling traders offering tree-lopping services and bitumen driveways door-to-door. The Office of Fair Trading has received reports of people doorknocking in the Bli...
Excellent Facilities for All Ages; School Prides Itself on Academic Achievement
CALOUNDRA City Private School is an award-winning, kindergarten to Year 12, independent, co-educational school at Pelican Waters. With excellent NAPLAN results over successive years, including the 2011 Year 7 students named in the top-five performing...
Expert Helps Your Fungi Knowledge Mushroom
FOOD BITES with Shirley Sinclair IF, until now, you've been kept in the dark about mushrooms, here's your chance to see the light. Slow Food Noosa is hosting a breakfast next Thursday featuring mycologist (someone who studies fungi) Patrick...
Fugitive Faces Court; Naden Charged with Murder after Seven Years on Run
MALCOLM Naden spent almost seven years on the run, eking out an existence in dense, remote NSW bushland. But yesterday the accused killer was finally outsmarted by police who used sophisticated mapping and booby trapping techniques to track him...
Get on Your Bike to Mooloolaba Tri
1. RUN, swim or cycle your hardest to Mooloolaba this weekend for the best vantage points to see competitors in this year's Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival. In the 20th year of the festival, the 2012 Mooloolaba Triathlon is a qualifying race for the...
Grimseys Aiming for Another 1-2-3
IN THE world of ocean swimming, the name Grimsey translates to triple threat. That especially applies to tomorrow's annual Mooloolaba Ocean Swim, where Trent, Codie and Ridge Grimsey will again attempt a podium clean sweep. The oldest of the...
Iris Takes the Cake and ... ... Teaches How to Turn It into a Magnificent Work of Art
Byline: JASMINE BARBER SUNSHINE Coast cooks are putting their sweet designs on cake decorating. As one of the few creative arts that can be eaten, cake decorating is drawing people from all ages and walks of life. Just about anyone who has...
Jackson Still in the Race; World No.4 Set to Take on 5km Twilight Run and 1km Ocean Swim
Byline: MARK BODE SHE is a surprise absentee from the Mooloolaba Triathlon this year, but fortunately Emma Jackson has not been lost to the three-day sporting festival all together. The world's fourth-ranked triathlete has decided to bypass Sunday's...
King of the Course Returns; Kahlefeldt Going for His Fourth Win in Six Years
Byline: MARK BODE HE spends summer training on the Gold Coast, winter living at the foothills of the French Alps and every autumn he owns the Mooloolaba Triathlon. When it comes to successfully negotiating the hilly Coast course, no one does...
Kiwi Flees Fraud Court Kiwi Fails to Front Tax Fraud Hearing
THE Australian Federal Police will look to arrest a Sunshine Coast man who has escaped to New Zealand amid allegations he tried to defraud the Federal Government of $6.7 million. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of William Galbraith MacDonachie,...
Landing That Almighty Cod
ESTUARY cod are a common species found all over Queensland in rivers and reefs where they can grow up to 30kg and a metre long. They are an ambush predator that will hide in heavy structure such as reef ledges, mangroves, rock bars and any man-made...
Learning through Values and Religion
ST Thomas More Catholic School educates children from Prep to Year 7 and focuses on the whole person. The school is an integral part of the Noosa District Catholic Parish and children's spiritual development is nurtured through regular prayer, liturgical...
Licensed to Make His Mark
Byline: STEELE TAYLOR steele.taylor@scnews.com.au SUNSHINE Coast talent Luke Farrell is primed to make his mark on the world triathlon circuit this year after being granted a professional licence in the under-23 category. The 18-year-old is set...
Lighthouses Aim to Shine in Special Year
Byline: Steve Zemek steve.zemek@scnews.com.au GAME DAY CALOUNDRA v FRASER COAST Tomorrow, Lighthouse Park, Caloundra, 3.15pm RUGBY UNION: Caloundra Lighthouses fullback Mitch Turner says his club would love nothing more than to celebrate...
Mad Greenies Flood Culprits
THE reason why last year's devastating floods inundated so many homes in Brisbane lies with the government and their climate change advisers, particularly Climate Commissioner Tim Flannery, and their alarmist weather predictions. Flannery predicted...
Mother Nature So Cruel; 500 Calls for SES Help as Coast Is Caught in Flash Deluge
Byline: Patrick Williams patrick.williams@scnews.com.au ABOUT 200 homes in the Mooloolaba area were inundated with floodwaters last night as more than 300mm of rain fell in three hours. Up to 80 roads were closed, there were multiple evacuations...
No LNP Action over Caloundra South Land
Byline: Bill Hoffman AN LNP government will do nothing to stop the full roll-out of the massive Caloundra South development created under the current Labor regime. Sunshine Coast LNP members of parliament have been silent on the development in...
Region Will Shine; Sports Body Plans to Make Most of Commonwealth Games
Byline: TREVOR HOCKINS IT MAY be six years away, but planning for the Sunshine Coast to be part of the Commonwealth Games picked up pace yesterday. Australian Commonwealth Games chief Perry Crosswhite shrugged off torrential rain to visit several...
Residents Groups Want Whoever Wins the State Election to Put a Halt to Any Approval of the Caloundra South Development until It Receives Independent Flood Advice
Favour owed GOOD luck with that. I hope you get what you want, but they have too many people they owe favours, to stop any developments. eclipse from Yandina Creek Gas future SOUTH Caloundra slum will get its comeuppance when the coal seam...
Sacrifices Happily Made by Currimundi Mother of Two
A FULLTIME job teaching Co no problem. Coming back from a badly broken elbow Co no obstacle. The time constraints that come with raising a young family Co a mere hurdle. It appears nothing will stop Currimundi mother-of-two Sarah Atkinson from coming...
Speak out but Don't Forget to Be Careful What You Say For
IS it just me or does everyone hope Jason Akermanis aspires to more than just being a human headline? Yesterday on the radio I was chatting to Jason about the tragic death of AFL legend Jim Stynes. With his characteristic honesty, Akermanis described...
Students Urban Bound as New Initiative Takes Flight
THE excitement is building as all Year 9 students at St Andrew's prepare to be Urban Bound during Term 2. Trialled in 2011, this initiative will see all Year 9 students immersed in city life over the course of the year. Students will travel in...
Supportive and Safe Learning Environment
BURNSIDE State School and Burnside State High School work very closely to create a seamless learning environment for your child from Prep to Year 12. Students are offered safe, supportive learning environments and a culture of learning and high...
The Hefty Price of Pain; for Some Competitors, Sunday's Triathlon Is Just about Having a Go. but Grant Edwards Finds There Are Plenty of Athletes with Deep Pockets and an Unyielding Need for Extra Speed
DON some lycra, grab a pushie and some running shoes. The equation sounds simple and cheap, but in reality combining the three disciplines can cause pain on the body and the hip pocket. While many in the elite ranks of this weekend's Mooloolaba...
Time to Get Some Help for Nails
DAVID Thomas has never allowed the loss of the use of his legs to stop him from living life to the fullest. But without your help, his disability soon could get the better of him. Mr Thomas's back was crushed by a tree in an accident nearly four...
Top Male Surfers Go for Title; Only One Entry in Open Women's Division for Easter Competition
Byline: Bill Hoffman and Nina Hoffman A CLASSY line-up of open men's surfers will duel for a $2000 cash prize at the 37th Ma and Pa Bendall Memorial Surf Contest over the Easter weekend. But a $1000 winner's bounty in the women's division has...
US PGA Thumbs Its Nose at Australian Tour US Tour Changes Threaten Coolum
GOLF: The PGA of Australia is concerned by major US PGA Tour schedule changes that threaten to weaken Australia's big three golf tournaments, including the Australian PGA Championship at Hyatt Regency Coolum. Chief executive Brian Thorburn says...
Versatility's the Name of the Game for Wannabe Pros
SLATTS ON FRIDAY Ex-Wallaby Peter Slattery LIFE of a pro footy player? Wouldn't be dead faaaa francs, yen or dollars, would ya. Fellow sporty-spices, what's the best in the world? Well, if you picked a 7s rugby player getting paid to travel...
Wet Wickets and Finals Once Led to Strange Sights
OFF THE SEAM Pat Drew TOMORROW'S grand final of the Craiglea Cup will have to be affected by the weather, certainly in the preparation of the wicket and condition of the outfield, and most likely in the hours of play. A wet summer does this,...
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