Set goals, not resolutions

Set goals, not resolutions

Paralympian and motivational speaker Marayke Jonkers knows a thing or three about achieving your dreams  by MICHELE STERNBERG New year’s resolutions. We all make them but how many of us stick to them? Statistics show about 98 per cent of us don’t, according to...
Climb every mountain

Climb every mountain

He’s survived rigorous military resilience training and a collapsed lung; endured temperatures of minus 70 degrees in a winter trek across the Arctic and had mates killed in combat, but it was in the icy folds of the mighty Himalayas where tragedy struck that really...
Legendary Mount Ninderry

Legendary Mount Ninderry

by Sarah Vercoe Equally breathtaking and poetic, a hike to the top of Mount Ninderry is a ruminative experience with a side of Dreamtime romance.  Mount Ninderry is steeped in legend. According to dreamtime lore, Mount Ninderry is the remnants of a tragic love...
Ex-Olympians set to launch hockey season

Ex-Olympians set to launch hockey season

by CHRIS GILMORE Some of the biggest names in the world of hockey are set to line up for a special all-stars match as the Sunshine Coast Hockey Association launches its 2022 season. Coast product and two-time Olympian Jodie Kenny, who is organising of the event, says...
No to NAPLAN?

No to NAPLAN?

According to a new State of our Schools survey conducted by the Australian Education Union, NAPLAN impacts teachers’ workload and student’s stress, and is not useful or effective enough to warrant this. In fact, many school principals and teachers are finding NAPLAN...
A musical full circle

A musical full circle

PART 1 In Maleny circles, Steve McLeish is known as a multi-skilled musician and event organiser extraordinaire, but there is a story behind the public mask. by Gay Liddington “We are an element of all our teachers from the past,” said Steve McLeish, as he shares the...