Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Articles from April 19, 2014

a[euro][approximately]Follower' of Kate Pinching Herself
Byline: MEGAN MACKANDER SUNSHINE Coast school teacher Matisse Celli is practising her best curtsy in anticipation of the royal encounter of a lifetime. The Chancellor State College junior and secondary teacher (pictured) will don a designer dress,...
a[euro][approximately]Me Time' for Siblings; Disability in the Family a Test for All
Byline: Emily Ditchburn BELA and Jake Dare love their little brother Elijah. But sometimes they wish he didn't get all the attention. Sixteen-month-old "Eli" was born with cerebral palsy and is still not rolling, let alone walking. It makes...
An Ideal Riverside Renovator's Dream
IDEAL CANVAS: 76 Broadsea Ave, Maroochydore, presents as a perfect property for first home buyers, investors or owner occupiers. MY PICK: 76 Broadsea Ave is a sensational riverside home in Maroochydore. The owners are repeat clients after we...
Auction Hits the Mark for Seller; Little Unit Offers a Big Start to Property List
auctionaction with Sue Custance RECENTLY painted and ready for occupancy, 6/46 Boongala Tce, Maroochydore, offered a tidy investment and good start to a promising property portfolio. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom unit in Oakendale had been...
Beyond the Veil; the Case of a Female Defendant Who Refused to Remove Her Niqab Vanished from the Headlines. but What Happened Next Was Significant
Byline: MARY DEJEVSKY UNLESS you are a follower of news from the UK, you probably will not recall the controversial recent case of a female defendant who refused to remove her full-face veil in court. It prompted a predictable outbreak of public...
Bravery A Time to Remember Their; Shirley Sinclair Pays Homage to the Allied D-Day Landings in Normandy
WORTHY TRIBUTE: The immaculate gardens at the Normandy American Cemetery welcome more than a million visitors a year. MOMENTS IN TIME: Historic photographs of the actual D-Day Landings at Omaha Beach. THE long brown and white sign in the garden...
Broncos Coach Says Play Should Stop at the Siren
Byline: Wayne Heming APN SPORTS BUREAU BRISBANE Broncos coach Anthony Griffin says rugby league may avoid a potential major finals disaster by introducing a rule that means a game ends the moment the full-time siren sounds. NRL officials were...
Clive's Heartfelt Tribute; MP in Mourning for Mother Nancy, Who Died This Week
Byline: Nicole Fuge CLIVE Palmer has penned a loving tribute to his mother Nancy, describing her as "an incredible lady motivated by love and forgiveness". Mrs Palmer died "peacefully" late Wednesday night. "We all only have one mother and...
Coast Cashes in on Surge of Visitors for Holidays
Byline: MEGAN MACKANDER CLEAR blue skies + two long weekends = very happy Sunshine Coast tourism operators. The Coast seems to have broken its Easter long weekend dreary weather curse with warm, dry conditions attracting thousands of visitors...
Darren Ready for Tour; Stage Set for Debut of New Album
Byline: MEGAN MACKANDER COOLUM'S favourite soul-stirring singer Darren Percival is opening the door for fans to take a sneak peek at the ultimate jam session during his new national tour. The Voice Australia 2012 runner-up is enjoying his much-needed...
Differences Key to Happy Shared Home; Housemates Are a Case of the More the Better
House sharing can be great fun, especially if you were friends beforehand, but it can also be tricky at times. Sharing a house or flat is a learning experience. So what is the ideal number and personality mix? Leading UK body language and behaviour...
Easter Long Weekend Open Home Short List
ROB Keam, of Elite Lifestyle Property, has the perfect home in the ideal setting with 11 Parkana Cres, Buddina, open today from 5.30pm to 6.15pm and on Easter Monday from 9.30am to 10.15am. "Arguably one of the finest coastal locations in Australia,...
Farmers Happy to Play the Fool
FANTASTIC FARMER WHAT: 2013 Fantastic Farmer finals WHERE: Caboolture Urban Country Music Festival WHEN: Saturday, May 3 COST: Free entry IT'S been a wait, but it'll be worth it. The postponed finals of the hotly contested 2013 Farm...
Fired-Up Dragons Chief Should Pull His Head In
DRAGONS chief executive Peter Doust is acting like a spoilt child over the bad call by officials on the last play-the-ball in the game against the Storm on Monday. Instead of carrying on, they should be asking themselves how they managed to let...
Fire-Hit Towns Get a Lift; Prince and Kate Keep Busy
THERE was no sign of baby Prince George, but the chance to meet his parents drew thousands on Thursday to the main streets of towns across the Blue Mountains. After spending their first night in Australia at Admiralty House in Sydney, the Duke and...
Flannery Gets the Okay to Play for His Falcons
NRL premiership-winning player and ex-Maroon Chris Flannery has been given clearance from Super League club St Helens to play football for any club of his choice. The Sunshine Coast Falcons' chief executive sought the clearance so he could be a back-up...
Fostering a Sense of Feline Equality
I WAS in trouble again the other day. Apparently I was guilty of some small infraction of the rules. Possibly the one about breaking wind in bed. That's usually a fairly safe bet. "Can't I get punished like the cat?" I asked my wife as she...
French Connection at Home on Sunshine Coast
What was your original career choice? Consul in a French Consulate in Foreign Affairs. Your favourite place in the world and why? Paris; as French is my native tongue and I love the atmosphere of central Paris which makes all my genes 'jump'...
Hard to Part with Property, Naturally; Interest Tipped to Soar in Impressive Offering
hammerchat with Sue Custance JUST one of the things the sellers of 304 Lindsay Rd, Buderim, will miss is the privacy and abundance of wildlife they enjoy. Listed with Trina Sims and Danny Redman, of Ken Guy Buderim, the property has proved...
Hinterland Offers So Much Beauty
18. Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walks Location: various Half-day walks 1. Baroon Pocket Dam to Baroon Lookout - 2.2km one way (allow 1-2hrs) Class 3. Starting at the Baroon Pocket Dam, the walk passes through open woodland ridges and crosses...
How Drama Unfolded amid a Shower of Glass, Plates and Fittings
Thursday, 7.23pm: Police are called to the Grand Palais Resort on Alexandra Pde, which backs on to Juan St, with reports of a man causing a disturbance on his balcony. 7.35pm: Police arrive to find the man revving a motorcycle in the apartment carpark...
Huge Price Paid
JUNE 6, 1944 - the future of France and the rest of Europe was at stake on that fateful day. The largest seaborne invasion in modern history had initially been earmarked for the month before. However, US President Dwight Eisenhower postponed...
Investor Tide Rising on Coast; Region Perfectly Positioned to Cater for a Growing Focus on New Investment Opportunities
A SEA change of a different kind is starting to take hold across Australia and the commercial property market on the Sunshine Coast is perfectly positioned to cater for the growing northern focus on new investment opportunities. The heating up of...
MH370 Is a Disaster on Many Levels: Academic
Byline: Rebecca Marshall A UNIVERSITY of the Sunshine Coast public relations lecturer who has lived and worked in Malaysia has slammed the handling of the search for lost flight MH370. Not only has Dr Umi Khattab described Malaysia Airlines'...
Paul Makes a Screaming Success of Jetting Out
AS ONE of Australia's most revered songwriters, The Screaming Jets founding member and bassist Paul Woseen has penned songs that have become part of the nation's psyche over the past two decades. Creating hit tracks such as Helping Hand and October...
Plant Up a Pretty Plot of Pansies
Byline: GERRY AND VALERIE ZWART HAVING just returned from our beautiful former home city of Adelaide with its much cooler autumn mornings and gorgeous rose gardens, we must say we've enjoyed our first couple of warmer wake-ups here on the Sunshine...
Plenty of Family Play on Leisurely Getaway; Time Is No Issue When Granted a 5pm Checkout, as Greg Dawkins Discovers
SOMETIMES you just need to get out of the house. It had been a while since my family had an opportunity for a holiday, a weekend getaway or even just a day trip. But with a young family (two under fives) you want to avoid long distances and the...
Police Blitz on Roads, Beaches, Night Spots
Byline: MEGAN MACKANDER ON THE road or patrolling on the sand, Sunshine Coast police will be on alert this weekend to ensure no more motorists die travelling in the region. Officer numbers have been beefed-up during the Easter break, patrolling...
Police Upbeat about Torso Case Progress
POLICE are excited by new progress in a murder investigation involving the Cedar Pocket headless torso and the human skull found in nearby Toolara forest. Regional CIB chief Bruce McNab said police were upbeat in response to new information about...
Positive Data Leads to Unchanged Rate
BETTER-than-expected job figures and solid housing finance data combined with stronger household spending has encouraged the Reserve Bank of Australia to leave the official cash rate on hold again. This is the eighth consecutive month that the Reserve...
Push 'N' Shove Assured; Falcons Face Tough Task against PNG
Byline: ANTHONY BRAND RUGBY LEAGUE: Sunshine Coast chief executive Chris Flannery is under no illusions about the task ahead of the Falcons tomorrow when they face the competition's most physical side, Papua New Guinea. The PNG Hunters have lost...
Researcher Takes Aim at Opponents of Dredging
Byline: Christine McKee SCIENCE SAYS The 2012 AIMS study found that damage from tropical storms and cyclones accounted for about half of the modelled trend in coral decline Coral bleaching, triggered by higher temperatures, explained another...
Siege Ends Peacefully after 12 Hours; Man Surrenders after 12-Hour Siege, as Alex Neighbours Watch On
By MEGAN MACKANDER and NICOLE FUGE HEAVILY armed police were moments away from storming an Alexandra Headland unit when a weary man at the centre of a 12-hour siege opened his front door and surrendered. Residents and Easter holidaymakers at...
Stoyle Takes It One Heat at a Time Where's My Sponsor? Coast Pro Dimity Stoyle Needs Financial Backing like Her World Tour Rivals
By ANTHONY BRAND SURFING: Buderim's Dimity Stole says a good result at the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach may help her secure a major sponsor. Stoyle (pictured) is one of only two women on the World Championship Tour without major sponsorship -...
Sultan out of the Wilderness
Byline: Seanna Cronin DAN Sultan's new album has been a long time coming. Fans have waited four years for the Melbourne singer-songwriter, 30, to release the follow-up to his 2009 album, Get Out While You Can. Blackbird is certainly worth...
The Indee's Come a Long Way in 20 Years
Byline: John Burls THIS month marks the 20th year of the Independent Theatre's start on the Sunshine Coast, and a quiet glass will be raised to all those who've sailed in her. It was April 28, 1994, when the doors opened in Noosa for the premiere...
The Words That Coaxed Him Out
WHAT the negotiators said: "We want you to slowly open the front door and have your hands out to the side. This is so police know you do not have anything in your possession. "While you've been talking to us, we know you are safe and we want...
Trimmer BHP to Focus on Big Four
Money matters Troy Derwin BHP Billiton has responded to market speculation recently about its asset portfolio, confirming that "simplification of our portfolio is a priority". It reminded investors that in the past two years it has sold assets...
Watch Your Profits Rise; Retail Bakery without the Early Mornings
CALOUNDRA What: Baked In Profit Price: $152,000 plus stock Features: Ideal location on busy main street. All products baked by professional bakery and delivered fresh daily. Fit-out and equipment all new in 2009. Walking distance to a large...
We Wash Will Work Magic on Your Car, Bus or Truck
MY NEW BUSINESS OWNER: Jason Hooper. ESTABLISHED: January, 2014. BACKGROUND: Mr Hooper previously worked for the "truck washologist" on the Gold Coast before moving to the Sunshine Coast. WHAT I OFFER: We Wash is a mobile truck, bus and...
When Patrice Had a Real Right Royal Time
Byline: XANTHE COWARD <p>LOCAL performer, Patrice Tipoki (Fantine in the upcoming touring professional production of Les Miserables and recently seen in A Little Night of Music for MontroseAccess and Tipoki Productions' Songs For a New World),...
Youth Camp to Help A[euro][approximately]lost' Get on Track
Byline: MEGAN MACKANDER A YOUTH camp aimed at steering troubled young people in the right direction will come to the Sunshine Coast for the first time next month. The New Beginnings self-esteem and leadership camp on May 23-25 will have 15 students...
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