Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Articles from April 20, 2010

Academy of Class; Teacher Encourages High Standards and Inspires Students to Aim for the Sky
SHE has pedicured some of the world's most famous sporting feet, she has been part of the coaching team that took the England football team to a gold medal at the Gay Games and now she is running a Maroochydore beauty school featuring some students...
A Pure Experience; Makers of Preservative-Free Wines Are Catering to Allergy Sufferers Who Enjoy a Good Drop
Byline: KERRIE DE CLARA MANY a drinker of fine wine appreciates the skill, time and meticulous processes involved in creating and preserving highly quaffable vintages. But allergy sufferers don't appreciate their reactions after drinking some...
Australia ,Cyemerging' from Gloom; We're Looking Good as the World Recovers from the Economic Crisis
AUSTRALIA is perfectly poised to cash in on a thrilling ride on the coat tails of emerging economic powerhouses China and India. That coupled with a strongly rebounding resources sector puts our nation ahead of half the world in terms of economic...
Calling All the Ladies! Search Begins for 2010 Stars
Byline: Kerrie De Clara ON the world's piano, are you a flat note or a sharp one? The guest speaker at last week's launch of the 2010 Sunshine Coast Business Women's Network awards got the lunch crowd at the Hyatt Regency Coolum thinking about...
Coast Firm Only Regional Post Partner
SUNSHINE Coast mailhouse Mailezy has been accredited as the only regional Australia Post Bulk Mail Partner in Queensland. Managing director Nathan Koina said the move, which put his business as only the ninth to be accredited, means clients could...
Coast Juniors Excel in State Championships
SUNSHINE Coast juniors Cameron Whitbread-Page, Carly Griffiths and the Carpenter brothers, Nathan and Jason, starred in the Queensland Junior Championships in Caloundra after Easter. Griffiths won the girls triples with Elizabeth McKillop and Lauren...
Coast Solar Capital of South-East
Byline: Bill Hoffman IT is official. The Sunshine Coast is the solar capital of South-East Queensland with 21 of its postcodes in the top 30 for installation of renewable energy systems. New data released by Energex shows that 3800 Coast households...
Council Charges Set to Rocket Council Poised to Set Big Fees
THINK twice before applying for a pre-paid parking application replacement label in Caloundra next financial year a because the price may be going up by a whopping 691%, from $13.90 to $110. The parking permit itself may go up by a massive 546%,...
,CySerial Killer' Calls Coast Home Now
HIS face strikes fear into the hearts of most Australians. And such reports have only increased on the Sunshine Coast since actor John Jarratt came to call the Sunshine Coast home. John terrorised us in the horror movie Wolf Creek as outback...
Daylight Diversion Claim Rejected by MP
NAMBOUR MP Peter Wellington has hit back at suggestions that he handed the State Government a diversion with his push for a daylight saving referendum. Member for Gympie David Gibson criticised the timing of Mr Wellington's Private Members Bill,...
Dirty Deeds Claim; Pipeline Contractor Ignores Landowner, Solictor
Byline: Bill Hoffman CONTRACTORS for the water grid pipeline have continued to take soil from a Yandina property even after the owner was given the all clear by council to stockpile it for future use. Gordon Oakes sought and obtained the council...
Ebb Launches a New Direction
TOMORROW marks the first day of the rest of Ebb Restaurant's life. At least, its owners hope so. The Maroochydore waterfront restaurant is owned by Alan Sinclair, Australian rugby league great Norm Provan and Alan Hoy. It has been operating...
Emotional Link to Low Libido
Q I AM a 23-year-old girl and I have absolutely no libido or desire to have sex, which is causing quite a strain on my relationship. I have had random instances where I have desired to have sex. However, these are not very often. Not only do...
Extra Mortgage Payments Now Will Strengthen Your Future
LAST week the Reserve Bank of Australia continued its policy of returning interest rates to normal. How far they will increase is anybody's guess but keep in mind that the current cash rate of 4.25% is still 3% less than the 7.25% they were in April...
Focus on Time in Market
IT'S obvious you should buy when things are cheap and sell when they are expensive. It's so simple. But guess what most investors tend to do? When the news is good and the investments are expensive, they buy. When the news is bad and investments...
Get in Quick for Subsidised Industry Diploma
TOURISM workers who have always dreamed of having a qualification have the chance to get that coveted piece of paper, and do it cheaply. The Diploma of Tourism usually costs $8000, but under TAFE's Productivity Places Program, students will pay...
Heads Must Roll after Pay Bungle Is Finally Sorted Out
IT'S hard to believe Queensland Health's payroll bungle has been allowed to go on for so long. It's even harder to believe that Anna Bligh would seriously think that a little daylight saving diversion might take the minds of our nurses and doctors...
Jaylene in Own Eden with Vegan Chocolate Venture
OWNER: Jaylene Musgrave. ESTABLISHED: April 2010. BACKGROUND: Ms Musgrave admits this new business venture is "completely out of the box" for her, given that she has no background in food manufacturing. In fact she spent years as Jimmy Barnes'...
Manly Tourists Tackled; Caloundra Kicks off New Campaign to Attract Sydney League Fans
CALOUNDRA Tourism has launched a marketing campaign that it hopes will lure hundreds of Sydney rugby league fans to its golden beaches. CT has struck a deal with the Manly Sea Eagles to showcase Caloundra as a family-friendly holiday destination....
Noffke Eager to Leap into Indian Culture; Red-Hot Coast Athlete Qualifies for Games with One of Australia's Great Long Jumps
Byline: Steve Zemek ATHLETICS: For a guy who ranks having fun ahead of winning medals on his list of priorities, Sunshine Coast long jumper Chris Noffke has achieved a lot. The laidback 22-year-old said yesterday it was still sinking in that...
Not a Level Playing Field in Queensland Code Wars
THE weekend just gone was like few in recent memory for South-East Queensland football fans Co a veritable smorgasbord across all three codes. There were the Titans taking on premiership fancies St George Illawarra on Friday night, the "Fevolution"...
Our Tax System Tips Gender Wage Scales against Women
THE difference in earnings between men and women has increased in recent years to a new high of some 17%, a recent study undertaken by the National Centre of Social Economic Modelling has found. Of this gap, the study attributes some 60% of it to...
Resident Groups Have Warned the Council There Is No Community Support for Greenfield Developments at Palmview and Caloundra South
I CAN'T believe the arrogance of this group (OSCAR) and their claims that they represent every person on the coast when people that I have spoken to say that these developments are a great idea ...let's just hope that the council see right through...
Retail Rollercoaster Continues Thrill Ride Best Foot Forward
Byline: Rebecca Marshall rebecca.marshall@scnews.com.au IF business was a theme park, it could be argued that retail was the biggest, meanest rollercoaster on the lot. Here on the Sunshine Coast, where retail is such a dominant industry, it is...
Revving Up for Day in Their Shoes
WESTPAC'S Scott Smith was the envy of his commercial banking colleagues last week when he scored a full day's "work" at Sunshine Coast Harley Davidson. While other business bankers toiled away at housing companies, hospitals and accountancy firms,...
Rules of the Game; Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt Has Released a Guide to Dating, Based on Her Own Personal Experience. Kim Ryan Reports
DATING has changed a lot over the last few decades. There was a time when a guy who asked for your number and could not wait until the next day to call was considered dreamy and cute. And a time when he waited to call was seen as shy and respectful....
Stay on Track to Reach Summit
movers & shakers Joe Hockey JOE Hockey will never forget the day in 1974 when his father came home shattered and defeated, convinced his small business was on the brink of collapse. Australia was in an economic slump, oil prices had spiked...
Tavern to Revamp Night Life
THE DETAILS ESTABLISHED: (rawGroup) 2000 STAFF: 400 SECRETS: hard work and ability to change quickly SUNSHINE Coast hospitality entrepreneur Clayton Williams has joined financial forces with a group of high-profile investors to buy the...
Teen's Alleged 16-Hour Ordeal
FROM PAGE 1 POLICE will allege the teenager was bound to a bed inside a home on a property south of Maleny shortly after 6pm on Friday. Over the next 16 hours, the young girl is alleged to have been repeatedly raped, tortured, drugged and sodomised...
Time to Stand Firm on Airport
I WOULD like to remind the division 1, 2, and 3 councillors (Grosskruetz, Dwyer and Jones) that prior to their election to the SCRC, I asked them or their Division HQ, about their position on the Caloundra Airport, not just the museum, staying where...
Toyota Fined $17.4M; Sticky Pedal Fault Blamed for at Least 50 Deaths
Byline: charlotte raab of afp JAPANESE auto giant Toyota will pay the US government a fine of more than $A17.4 million for concealing accelerator pedal defects, a senior US government official announced yesterday. "By paying the full civil penalty,...
Without Direction, People Lose Their Way
HOW often do we hear in the after-game wash-up a coach say, "we lost concentration, took our eye off the ball and it cost us the game". Sport is only a game, business is your livelihood. Lifting your business game then becomes serious, sometimes...
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