Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Articles from February 5, 2013

Anne Farewells Coast
SHE might dodge the spotlight and talk often about the team that made it happen, but Anne Kennedy was the woman who gathered the first snowflakes of what is now a very large Cleantech Industries Sunshine Coast snowball. In early 2008, Mrs Kennedy...
Best Is Yet to Come Says Knight Gagai
Byline: JOSH SPASARO NRL: Newcastle Knights master coach Wayne Bennett believes Dane Gagai was the buy of the year in 2012. He combined beautifully on the right edge with winger Akuila Uate after joining the club midway through the season, following...
Business Diary
GET UP TO SPEED SMALL businesses struggling to keep up with the digital age can access a 12-week government- funded Get Up To Speed program starting in February. Topics include social media, website design and development, search engine optimisation,...
Clever Moves See Louis Well Placed for Title Run
Byline: Steve Zemek ROUND FOUR Nutri-Grain Ironman and Telstra Ironwoman Series Saturday, February 9 Surfers Paradise Format: Endurance Start time: 11.30am women, 1.30pm men. Television: Channel 10, 2pm. SURF LIFE SAVING: Kendrick...
Coast Soldiers On
THE live continuous coverage of the Australia Day floods may have stopped, but there are still thousands of residents and business owners experiencing a churn of emotion. Grief, anger, frustration, sadness, regret and exhaustion: itCOs all piled...
Director Opens Door to Business
THE new director of Sunshine Coast TAFE has put continued partnership with local business on her list of immediate priorities. Leeza Boyce took over from Ross Hepworth last month. She has a long affiliation with TAFE, having been the local instituteCOs...
Enever Gets High Praise Big Reda[euro][TM]s Unlimited Potential
Byline: MARK BODE RUGBY UNION: Queensland Reds veteran Adam Wallace-Harrison has paid ex-Stingray Blake Enever a huge compliment, saying his imposing teammate has the potential to become a great player. Enever, a 200cm, 115kg lock, has been rewarded...
Getting through Year 12; Your Final School Year Is a Huge Time for Families and Students. Anita Dickons from above the Line Thinking Shares Her Strategy for a Stress-Free Year
Start with the end in mind Know why you are doing it, what is your goal beyond Year 12? Ask yourself: Who do I want to be instead of what do I want to be? Remember you are a human abeinga not a human adoinga. Write a list of all the reasons...
Kapow Built for a Corporate Culture Cleaning Tender Won by Tenacity
Byline: Rebecca Marshall KELLY Powell has had a permanent smile on her face for three weeks. ThatCOs what happens when you win a business-defining tender. Her KapowCOs Cleaning Services business, which she operates with husband Jamee, has won...
Kawana in Strong Finish to Hold out Tewantin-Noosa for Pennant
CLUB Kawana won the Sunshine Coast Night Pennant competition in a thrilling finale at Club Maroochy last Thursday defeating Tewantin-Noosa by 3 rinks to 2. Michael Keegan and Jane Bush put Club Kawana on the fly with a 26-8 win in the mixed pairs...
Maxwell Cashes in with Unexpected $1M Deal
Byline: RICHARD HARVEY CRICKET: The Mumbai Indians should consider changing their name to the Mumbai Aussies, now six Australians, including new million dollar man Glenn Maxwell, are on the books for the sixth annual Indian Premier League. Thirty-three...
Millions May Be Lost; Trawler Operators Demand Sandbar Fix
Byline: SCOTT SAWYER TRAWLER operators have warned the Coast could lose a multi-million-dollar industry if a solution cannot be found to the sandbar at the mouth of Mooloolah River. Last weekas wild weather has pushed tonnes of sand back into...
MYOB Forms Partnership with Export Council of Australia
AUSTRALIACOS largest business management solutions provider, MYOB, has formed a new partnership with the Export Council of Australia. MYOB Enterprise division clients can now access ECA services and its support network, ECA membership rewards, events...
New Boys Aim to Set Standard in Local League Comp
RUGBY LEAGUE: Bribie Island Sea Eagles coach Ben Olsen says while the fledgling sideCOs 2013 campaign will be a case of trial and error, they aim to boost the quality of the Caloundra RSL Cup. The Bribie Island Warrigals and Sunshine Coast Sea Eagles...
Poll Shocker greetsGillard
Byline: Adam Carroll, APN National Affairs Editor ministry changes IN a MARK DREYFUS: Attorney-General, Minister for Emergency Management. MIKE KELLY: Minister for Defence Materiel. YVETTE DaATH: Parliamentary Secretary Climate Change,...
Prep Kids don,COt Need Pressure to Perform; KATHY SUNDSTROM
FIRST there was Prep to introduce children to school, then there was pre-prep to introduce children to Prep; now there are report cards. When will the government get off the backs of our children and allow them to be what they are ... little kiddies....
Ravens Fly in for Big Win
NFL: A power outage in New Orleans put the Super Bowl on hold for more than 30 minutes yesterday but quarterback Joe Flacco shone through to take the MVP award and help the Baltimore Ravens beat San Francisco 34-31 to claim their second title. The...
Raw Talent Takes It to Another Level
MATTHEW HopeCOs gift of the gab was supremely tested the night Sydney Olympics security staff caught him and three mates holding an impromptu race on the main stadium athletics track just hours after the menCOs final was held on the same spot. They...
Report Cards Imposed; Preppies, 5, Subject to New System
Byline: Kathy Sundstrom PREP students might be too young to read it, but they wonat be too young to be graded by their teachers and receive a report card. For the first time, all Prep students will be given report cards as part of the Australian...
Residents Face Flood Aid Battle
Byline: Kathy Sundstrom RELIEF funding is available for Sunshine Coast residents affected by ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald a the problem is working out how to get it. The Sunshine Coast Daily has received numerous messages from residents struggling...
Saved Pair Return to Say Thanks
Byline: MEGAN MACKANDER TWO paddle boarders rescued from wild seas at the Maroochy River mouth have said a big thank you to two Maroochy Surf Life Saving Club volunteers. Lifesavers were packing up for the night on Saturday when they received...
Teenager Sets Sights on Braves New World
Byline: MARK BODE BASEBALL: Minyama Island teenager Nathan Hass has taken a big step in his quest to fulfil his Major League ambition after signing a seven-year deal with the Atlanta Braves. The 18-year-old heads to Florida in April for the three-time...
Top Marks for Taking Stand, Patrick
PATRICK Williams may well be pilloried by the hardened alcohol drinkers in our community, however I would like to celebrate his courage for pronouncing in black and white, C[pounds sterling]booze isnCOt all that greatC[yen], (Daily, Feburary 4). It...
Tourism Feels Impact of Oswald
AFTER a cracking Christmas and January period, it was disappointing to end the school holidays with the weather from ex-tropical cyclone Oswald. We have been working closely with Tourism and Events Queensland and our industry to provide feedback...
Working for Whole Region
NO MATTER which way the Noosa de-amalgamation vote goes, the newly formed CCIQ Sunshine Coast will continue to advocate for businesses in the entire region, according to president Stephen Dittmann. The Sunshine Coast Chambers of Commerce Alliance,...
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