Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Articles from January 31, 2012

A Father Fears There Will Be a ,C[pounds sterling]tragedy,C[yen] Unless Someone Stops Overly-Aggressive Bouncers at Nightspots
Not rocket science STOP all alcohol sales by 12am at the very latest and you won't have many of these problems. It's not rocket science. Stop the flow of grog and you will stop violence. Roses from Glass House Mountains More boundaries ...
Allen Hoping It's Not Over
SURF LIFESAVING: Mooloolaba teenager Danielle Allen is retaining a slim hope her breakout Ironwoman Series has not come to a grinding halt. It appeared the 17-year-old's season was over after being diagnosed with a torn foot ligament following Sunday's...
A Sound Business Reaches 30th
THIS week's quiet achiever award goes to 30-year-old Maleny business Sound Images Australia. The boutique business has a staff of eight and produces corporate videos, TV commercials and cinema advertising. The head office is on Maple St, but...
Attack of Nits and a Question of Parents' Responsibilities
DISGUSTING little creatures are nits. They're tiny bloodsuckers procreating on your scalp at a galloping rate. Apparently, they swing from head-to-head Tarzan style with incredible claws. And it doesn't matter how good a parent you are, how many...
Author's Tips on Finding Money Mojo
LOCAL financial planner and C[pounds sterling]results coachC[yen] Pim Stort is running a workshop designed to help people stop stressing about money this week. C[pounds sterling]World economic news need not affect your outlook or financial results...
Business Diary
CHAMBER'S 21ST BIRTHDAY: THE Maroochydore Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 21st birthday Friday night. It will feature live music and cocktail food with a free drink on arrival. It is at the Maroochy Surf Club on February 3, 5pm-8pm. Tickets...
Conversations with SCDL Aims to Get People Talking
SUNSHINE Coast Destination Ltd is the official Regional Tourism Organisation for the Sunshine Coast. SCDL will hold a series of free half-day workshops throughout the region for you to meet our team, learn more about what we do and discuss your...
Customer Service Megatrends
BUSINESSES that fail to embrace eight customer service C[pounds sterling]megatrendsC[yen] during the next decade will falter at the hands of savvy local and international competitors, according to a BDO report released this week. Service 2020: Megatrends...
Defective Gene May Be Asset in Cancer Survival
DEFECTIVE genes which increase the risk of ovarian cancer also help women survive the disease, a study has found. The paradox may be explained by the way the mutations affect the biology of tumours once they have formed, scientists believe. It...
Djokovic, Nadal Relish Torture Test in Gruelling Final
TENNIS: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal took pleasure from the pain as they expanded the boundaries of men's tennis and sporting endurance with their epic Australian Open final. The pair took their rivalry Co and their sport Co to a new place with...
Enraged Teachers Pull out of School Audits
Byline: trevor hockins TEACHERS and principals from more than 80 Sunshine Coast schools have suspended their participation in the State Government's school audits, after the results were published in a metropolitan newspaper on the weekend. Queensland...
Exercise Caution When Taking Common Pain Relievers
IF YOU aover-celebrateda on Australia Day, you may have turned to pain relievers the next day to deal with that hangover. But NPS (the organisation previously known as the National Prescribing Service) warns pain relievers are medicines, too, with...
Exotic Eyes on Coast Style
COAST businesswoman Jacinta Richmond will be travelling to Pakistan in March as a special guest of Pakistan Fashion Week. The Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival director, who is also behind the Sunshine Coast Style Awards, will be an ambassador of...
Former Falcon Takes on Cowboys in Trial Tall Order as Ivan Chases NRL Cap
Byline: Steve Zemek steve.zemek@scnews.com.au RUGBY LEAGUE: Former Sunshine Coast Falcon and tall timber Paul Ivan says he wants to replicate the feats of Bribie Island boys Matt Gillett and Jack Reed. Ivan, 24, will be named today in the Brisbane...
Impressive Efforts Gain Rixon Spot in State U18 Team
SUNSHINE Coast junior Connie-Leigh Rixon has gained selection in the Queensland under-18 squad after two years of impressive performances. Last year the Maroochy Swan product excelled in the Pine Rivers under-15 tournament, reaching the finals of...
Just Itching to Set the Coast Apart
NEW Innovation Centre CEO Mark Paddenburg started in his new job just days before Chinese New Year. C[pounds sterling]A dragon (in Chinese mythology) is all about strength and innovation,C[yen] he said. C[pounds sterling]Plus there are parallels...
Katrina at Cutting Edge of Model Job
KATRINA Brieschke may seem young to be a mentor at the age of 22, but her scissor skills have led her to become a role model for a group of 10 aspiring hair stylists. Katrina is a senior stylist at Universal Hair Caloundra and was chosen last year...
Let's Hear It for the Girls How Times Change; Fifty Years on, Many More Women Work in Part-Time Roles
Byline: REBECCA MARSHALL rebecca.marshall@scnews.com.au THE Australian Bureau of Statistics has opened a fascinating window to the world of the 1960s Australian workplace and how it compares to today. The Now and Then 50 Years of the Labour Force...
Maleny Dairy Farmer Wins Top Coast Business Award
ROSS Hopper has always been much more than your average farmer. One of four children to inherit the family's Maleny dairy farm, in 2000 Ross saw the potential for boutique milk production in the middle of supermarket wars and their early moves to...
New Line-Up at Snakes; Premier Has to Rebuild after Losses from Champion Team
Byline: Steve Zemek steve.zemek@scnews.com.au RUGBY LEAGUE: Caloundra RSL Cup premier Caboolture will feature a new-look line-up this year. However, in true Snakes style coach Glen Tomlinson said the team was just getting on with it. In a tough...
No Quick-Fix for Dropping Weight
THE hips have put on padding over the holidays and the new year began with a resolution to remove it. At the turn of the year, motivation to lose weight is greatest. Diet plan promoters know this and woo customers with supposed new findings on ways...
Overflow a Diabolic Threat: Cr
Byline: BILL HOFFMAN SEWERAGE pipes designed to overflow raw sewage into the environment during heavy rain presented a significant health risk and were a diabolic threat to the environment a council mayoral candidate said yesterday. Mayoral contender...
Police Hunt Smash and Grab Burglars
Byline: Kate Clifford Kate.Clifford@apn.com.au SUNSHINE Coast police are hunting a gang of paver-throwing thieves involved in a spate of small business burglaries across Caloundra in recent weeks. Bulcock Beach restaurant Rosey's on the Beach...
Putting Debt in the Past
A NOOSA debt recovery business with a nation-wide reach is in the middle of the traditional post-Christmas spike in calls for help. Debt Rescue currently has debt agreements in place with almost 400 clients across Australia. They are mostly mums...
Sh**load of Reasons to Go See Saville at Caloundra
IN retrospect, last year's Caloundra International was a smashing success purely because of Bernard Tomic's presence. At the time, Tomic had two junior grand slam wins to his name and was a promising up-and-comer, but not yet a household name. ...
Slipper Says He's Innocent of Travel Rorts. the Department Refuses to Release Report. Slipper Claims He's Been Cleared of Rorts
Byline: BILL HOFFMAN SUNSHINE Coast MP Peter Slipper has declared himself in the clear after an official investigation into his huge travel and office expense claims for one six-month period three years ago. But yesterday the Department of Finance,...
Solar at Home in Sunshine State
Byline: Kate Clifford THE sun is the reason thousands flock to Queensland for holidays, the reason why people who live here never want to leave, and the reason why Queenslanders call their home the Sunshine State. The sun can also help Queenslanders...
Stilettos the Key to Dream
I WAS with a woman who is a very good friend of mine. We were heading for a bus. She was dressed up and wearing stilettos. I was disappointed that I couldn't wear that type of shoe too. I said I couldn't even walk in stilettos never mind run in...
Take a Dip to Soothe the Aches and Pains; Hydrotherapy Is Nature's Wonder Drug
Byline: BECCI ASQUITH IT CAN increase circulation, speed up your metabolism, soothe aches and pains, and aid recovery from injuries. But it is not some new wonder drug or miracle potion. The C[pounds sterling]amazing cureC[yen] is water. ...
Taking the Pressure off; Bryan's ,Cylaid-Back' Approach Has Clients Flocking to Classes
GIVING away your services for free might not be the most sensible business strategy, but if you do it right, it can be genius. It has clearly worked for Bryan Castle, the owner of Mooloolaba business Yoga Vida, who has just moved to larger premises...
Teachers, Parents Share; Union Leader Shies Away from Report Suggesting Parents Are Leaving Discipline Up to Schools
Byline: TREVOR HOCKINS TEACHERS have challenged a report which indicates that parents are shirking the responsibility of disciplining their children. A survey of 800 Australian teachers released yesterday found that three-quarters believed parents...
Teenager Tells of Threat by Armed Robber Robber Threatens Girl with Cleaver
SHE thought he was joking, until he threatened her with a meat cleaver. A 17-year-old Caloundra teenager has spoken of her terrifying ordeal while working at a Mountain Creek video store on Saturday night. The teenager, who asked to remain anonymous,...
Thank You for Your Kindness
WE FREQUENTLY hear that kindness is disappearing from society. My recent experience suggests the opposite. I was dining with friends at the Woombye pub restaurant when I suddenly lost consciousness due to a blood pressure problem. The staff and fellow...
Top Young Talent to Go on Display; Good Field for Caloundra Challenger
Byline: Gordon Clark TENNIS: Some of Australia's most promising young players will be sweating on receiving one of four wildcards to be issued tomorrow by Tennis Australia for next week's $50,000 Challenger tournament in Caloundra. Luke Saville,...
Victimised Employee Awarded Damages for Hurt Feelings
A RECENT decision of the New South Wales Administrative Decisions Tribunal has ordered an employer to re-train its HR specialists and supervisors to deal with workplace complaints after a worker was mocked by his supervisor for making a discrimination...
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