Edition 27—June 2009
In this issue … Joint message from the Chairpersons of Principal Bodies Corporate 1, 2 & 3
P2 CW flowchart Ross Hardcastle, Veronika Williams & Louise Bassam
P3 Where does Dear Residents, We’re almost halfway through 2009! We would like to congratulate
your BC money go all the entrants in the recent Tennis Competition. It was a great success and
should lead to bigger and better local tennis events.
P3 School Hol
Just a reminder that the new parking infringement system will soon apply. You
should have received an explanatory letter to your home recently about this. Key things to
P3 New Bridge remember are to not park on common property (including kerbs), obey parking time limits
Club Mon 12-3 and to alert your local Body Corporate if you have visitors needing extra parking.
P4 Women’s Thanks to everyone who attended our first CW Info Session in May. It was great to see so
Tennis Champions many residents attending to learn more about how our estate operates as part of a Body
Corporate scheme. Please take time to review the flowchart on page 2 which depicts how all
P4 Town Centre the organisations work together to operate and maintain the Coomera Waters estate.
We’re holding our local school holiday program from 6-10 July. Flyer recently delivered - more
P4 Recycled water on p.3. All details are also available on our intranet website www.coomerawaters.org.au
P4 Playgroup Rumour has it that there are plans for Telstra to erect a mobile phone tower for their 3G
P5&6 Retail Info Network. This will not be built on CW property but on a plot of land to the east of the latest
stages of the development. Let’s cross our fingers for better mobile reception.
P7 & 8 Local
Business Directory Regards, Ross, Ronnie & Louise
Bringing the Tavern back to the community—plus new restaurant
- friendly, fresh & family-oriented -
The Coomera Waters Tavern is under new management and their clear goal is to return the
Tavern to its core community—the residents of Coomera Waters. Under the leadership of
manager, Glen Jones, the Tavern has strengthened security to help increase the levels of safety
and friendliness and to make the Tavern more family-friendly. Residents are reporting a fresh to
new atmosphere at the Tavern due to this action. More details on page 5. Benvenuto
Great news too with the recent opening of the upstairs restaurant. ‘Benvenuto’ (means Pasta
‘welcome’ in Italian) offers a modern Italian menu of pizza, pasta, steak, fish and much more.
The Playgroup Mums enjoyed a great night out there recently (see more p.4).
• Restaurant bookings are essential on 5501 9351.
• Open for dinner from 6-8.30pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Open for lunch on
Sundays from noon.
• Takeaway is available from Wednesday to Sunday on 5501 9351—menu recently delivered to homes or you
can pick one up from the Tavern.
• Great monthly specials—in June receive one takeaway pizza and a bottle of wine for $25 .
Look out for these upcoming Tavern events:
• End of Financial Year Dinner on Tuesday 30 June from 7pm for a three-course set menu. All welcome!
• ‘Christmas in July’ Party on Saturday 25 July from 7pm. All residents are welcome along for a buffet
roast dinner plus great drinks specials. Come & experience the new Tavern! Invitations will be delivered.
Most opening hours and regular promotions are still available including the popular $10 Lunch Specials (Mon-Fri)
plus the weekly raffles & meat tray draws (details p.5). Remember the all-you-can-eat Buffet Breakfast on the first
Sunday of every month from 8-11.30am costing $15 per adult and $7 per child. Next one is on 5 July.
Key contact details below—also at www.coomerawaters.org.au
For after hours emergencies call Security first so they can assess your situation and help on 5501 9299.
To submit articles/ideas for the newsletter or website, email the PR Team at email@example.com
Use this email to submit ads ($25) for the Local Business Directory (pp7-8).
This is an official publication of the Coomera Waters Principal Bodies Corporate.
Coomera Waters Communications Coomera Waters Chair Principal Body Corp.1
Management Co. Delfcam/Pivit Security Ross Hardcastle
(CWMC) 5561 8809 1300 368 907 5501 9299 firstname.lastname@example.org
(messagebank available) Allegro
Body Corporate Chair PBC2 - Veronika Williams
Contact hrs (where possible) 1300 85 85 35 email@example.com
M-F 8.30-10am & 4-6pm Newsletter Editor Managers SSKB
Sat 8-11am—located at Bronwyn Farr 5501 9397 5504 2000 Chair PBC3 - Louise Bassam
marina above sales office firstname.lastname@example.org www.sskb.com.au email@example.com 1
How does Coomera Waters work? Who does what?
Please visit our community website www.coomerawaters.org.au
Body Corporate scheme— SSKB Community Managers—
the decision-makers the facilitators
The ongoing management of the CW estate is the Stewart Silver King and Burns (SSKB) is a specialist
responsibility of the lot owners. This is facilitated by the body corporate and community management company.
Body Corporate structure comprising three Principal They assist our Bodies Corporate in carrying out the
Body Corporate committees (PBCs) whose membership decisions of the Body Corporate in regard to
are representatives of the various Neighbourhood Body administration and financial reporting and advice on the
Corporate committees (NBCs). Local decisions are made legislation that governs our Body Corporate.
at the NBC level. PBCs look after issues surrounding
Decisions are made at Committee level or by lot owners
security, recreational facilities, communication tools
at General Meetings where all owners are given the
including the newsletter and website. All Bodies
opportunity to vote on statutory motions. Sue Cubbin is
Corporate have a chairperson and committee duly
our exclusive Coomera Waters SSKB representative. She
elected on an annual basis by the lot owners at each
has extensive knowledge of Coomera Waters and the
Annual General Meeting.
Body Corporate legislation and works closely with the
PBC1—Chair is Ross Hardcastle. NBCs are Balmara, Chairpersons of both the NBCs and PBCs, Coomera
Eastern Bay, Western Bay, Harbour Front, Marina Waters Management and Security.
Terraces, Village High, CW Commercial, Piccollo,
Rampage, Pathfinder, Tradition, Northern Bay & Tavern. Security Team
Responsible for Rec Club 1. The Coomera Waters Security Team is a sub-contractor
of the Bodies Corporate.
PBC2—Chair is Veronika Williams. NBCs are Boambillee, It provides 24-hour security services including;
Ceil, Solo, Slipstream and Impeccable. Responsible patrolling the streets, parks and facilities; alarm
for Rec Club 2. monitoring and response; CCTV operation and
PBC 3—Chair is Louise Bassam. NBCs are Elusive, Eolo planning; gate access control; incident response and
and Serenade. management; and general assistance.
Call Security on 5501 9299.
All Bodies Corporate work closely in cooperation with
SSKB (top right) and the CWMC (below right).
PR & Community Liaison
The Architectural Review Committee (ARC—see below) This is headed by Coordinator, Bronwyn Farr, who
consults to the Body Corporate structure. consults to the Body Corporate to produce a regular
newsletter, maintain the website and other community
To join your NBC as a member you must be a lot
tools, events & activities. Bronwyn liaises with all
owner elected at the Annual General Meeting.
parties on this page and residents.
Contact via firstname.lastname@example.org or 5501 9397.
Architectural Review Committee—ARC Coomera Waters Management Company
The ARC is a consulting body to the Body Corporate (CWMC) - the onsite managers
structure which approves architectural and landscape The CWMC provides onsite management of the Coomera
codes/designs for CW homes. Any variation to your Waters estate and all its facilities. They are on contract
property after construction requires the approval of your to the Bodies Corporate to provide day-to-day services
local Body Corp committee. The ARC also reviews such as;
auxiliary applications to ensure they comply with the • maintenance/cleaning,
code. For New and Auxiliary Applications contact Sales • mowing, gardening & landscaping (through
office Mon-Fri 9-5, or email@example.com ‘Grounds & Gardens’ company—see below),
or on 5561 8000. Info is available on the website and in
• sewerage and electrical services (for gated
the CW Handbook. For info or complaints about CW
developments - firstname.lastname@example.org
• annual checks/inspections of infrastructure, and
Coomera Waters Communications— • maintaining common property areas (eg. Rec
phone & internet options Clubs).
Coomera Waters Communications is another name They also take bookings for the Rec Clubs and for
for Delfcam & Pivit. Delfcam is the company who mooring spaces at the marina. They liaise with Coomera
installed the network servicing the area and Pivit are the Waters Village & Resort Pty Ltd, SSKB, utility companies,
carriers who run the service. These companies provide a Council and our Security team where necessary.
range of services including telephony, free-to-air TV & The team consists of Steven Richardson, Michael Pocock
broadband internet. This is provided via a cutting edge and Matt Jordan. Their marina office number is
fibre-wired network which avoids the limitations of the 5561 8809. They operate from their office above the
traditional copper wire system. Contact Pivit on 1300 Sales Office and hours of operation are 8.30-10am and
368 907 for info on services, technical support & faults. 4-6pm Monday to Friday plus 8.30-11am on Saturdays.
Allegro is another company that offers internet to our The team makes every effort to be in the office at these
area. This includes wireless broadband and voice times but sometimes urgent matters will prevent
services. More info 1300 858 535 or www.allegro.com.au them from being present.
It’s important to note that Telstra services are not Grounds & Gardens Team
available across the entire estate. Only about half of CW ‘Grounds & Gardens’ are sub-contracted to the CWMC.
has Telstra services (mostly PBC1 area). Unfortunately They provide regular mowing, gardening, planting and 2
this won’t change in the foreseeable future. landscaping of the estate’s common areas.
Where does your money go? Coomera Waters Activities
Ever wondered what you Body Corporate levies pay for? See below Reserved for Body Corp meetings
a diagram showing the budget breakdown for PBC 1 in 2008/09 as
Rec 1 hall—from 5.30pm Mon & Wed
an example. This information was included in the first CW Info
Session that was recently held. Thanks to all attendees—nice to
Rec 2 hall—from 5.30pm Tues & Thurs
NB. These meetings are not for general attendance
meet you all! The Security costs equate to $2 per day per lot. but for committee members only.
Tennis lessons - $15 per class
Rec 2—Mon & Wed 4-6pm
Rec 1—Tues 4-6pm & Sat 8-11am
Info—John 5502 7762 or 0422 654 160
Swimming lessons at Rec 1 pool
Tues 9.30-noon for 30min group classes
or 5500 3746 or 0447 38 39 35
$150 for 10 week term
Pilates classes - $10 per class ($100
for 10 week block) or $15 casual class
Tues 9.30-10.30am Rec 1. Info—Denitta
0415 639 699.
Playgroup at Rec Club 1 - $2 a week
Wed & Fri 10am till noon
For info contact Mandy 5500 3645
Sign up for July School Holiday Program - you must book! email@example.com
Coomera Waters Bodies Corporate are
running a local program for the last Walking Group - start Sandy Beach
week of the July school holidays, from Every weekday morning 6.30am start
6-10 July. A flyer will be delivered to all 1 hr walks firstname.lastname@example.org
homes. All details on the website.
Register in three ways: 1. on the website form, 2. via email to CW Tavern Social Club
email@example.com or 3. drop form to CWMC office. Currently being reorganised under the
new Tavern management
• Mon 6 July 10am till noon—Games Session (board games, CW Info Evenings
indoor play, team games etc) at Rec 2 hall for ages 6-10
• Tues 7 and Thurs 9 July from 9am till 3pm—Arts & Crafts
& Café Mornings
Workshops at Rec 1 hall for all ages, $35 per session Café Mornings are held with PR
• Wed 8 July at 10am—Beach Volleyball game for ages 11-16
Coordinator, Bronwyn Farr, on 1st
at Sandy Beach Wed of month from 9-10am at the
Tavern Café— 1 July, 5 Aug, 2 Sept.
Important community notices Come along for a chat or local info.
Please remember that the Western Bay Walkway is CW Info Sessions are held from
only for pedestrian use. This means riding of bikes, 7-8pm at Rec1 on Tues 25 August & Tues 17
scooters, skateboards or rollerblades is not permitted. November. All are welcome. These sessions
Please respect the privacy of residents living can be especially helpful for new/recent
along the walkway. residents. Reps from PR Team, SSKB, CWMC &
Body Corp will be there to answer questions.
Thanks for your patience regarding the recent closure of Rec
Club 1 for the re-application of the non-slip finish to the concrete
floors. We understand this was an inconvenience and we are SHORT NOTES ….
thankful to residents for their co-operation. Bridge anyone? We are
starting a local Coomera Waters
The speed limit on major roads in the estate is 40 km/hr. Bridge Club. This will be run
Please respect this limit. weekly on Mondays from 12 till
A reminder about parking correctly on the estate as the new 3pm at Rec 2 starting 29 June.
infringement rules will soon apply. Most residents do abide by the You can email firstname.lastname@example.org for
parking rules. The infringement system is aimed at stopping the more info or just turn up!
persistent offenders. Cars should be parked in your driveway or We are hoping to add a list of
garage and not on the street, lawns or common property. If you
local tutors to the website and
have visitors for an extended period, please contact your local
run their details in a future
Body Corp (via email@example.com). Security will be advised on
newsletter article. Send details to
approvals for parking on common property.
Please be mindful of other residents when driving around the
estate in the late/early hours of the day as noise Website competition winners
can really carry at those times. - Kath Shield, Steph Morris, Natalie
The By-Laws state that cats should have bells on their collars to Weik, Samantha Roustan & Henk 3
help prevent unnecessary wildlife deaths. Vandermeer. Congratulations!
CW Tennis Competition Playgroup Update
Women’s Winners Well done to the Flutterbies Playgroup who
Following all the rain in late May, the decision was recently participated in Australia’s Biggest
made to cancel the Semi-Finals Day and postpone/split Morning Tea Party with lots of tea/coffee, food
the Finals Days till Sunday 7 June (for Women’s Singles and and fun! They raised $71.45 which will help
Doubles) and to Sunday 14 June (for Men’s Singles and Men’s fund clinical trials research run by the QLD
Doubles). Cancer Council. All the kids had a great day
making play cars and eating goodies galore!
So on Sunday 7 June the Women’s Singles Final was played out
between Marilyn Hose and Christine McDavitt in a thunderstorm-
interrupted match. Christine won the tight contest 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.
In the Women’s Doubles, Marilyn Hose and Kath Biddle played
Wendy Simpson and Laura Mills . In another great match Wendy
and Laura pulled through in the end to win 6-4, 6-0.
A full report on the second Finals Day, including all the winners
from the Men’s Singles, Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles ,will
feature in the next newsletter (games had not been played as we
went to print). The winners and report will also be placed on the
website as soon as possible. Thanks to all those who joined in the The Playgroup
competition. It has been a great success which will hopefully lead Mums also
to an annual competition plus increased social tennis opportunities. recently had a
More info in upcoming newsletters. night out at
PHOTOS below Christine (left) BELOW Laura, Marilyn, Kath & Wendy the new
& Marilyn Tavern
Pizza & Pasta’ (see more info on pages 1 & 5).
They all had a great night out together and
enjoyed dining locally once again.
Stay tuned for a great Father’s Day fun
community activity for Sunday 6 September.
The Playgroup Pram Stroll is open to all
residents - it will raise money for Playgroup
QLD & our CW local groups. More to come ...
Le Sheik homewares has closed. Please read a note from Le Class A+ recycled water
Sheik on page 5. Thanks to those who supported Le Sheik. coming soon
Class A+ recycled water will
Coomera Town Centre reaches another become available to specially
milestone—Council update plumbed homes & businesses during the July
The evolution of the Coomera Town Centre has to December 2009 rates cycle. Class A+
reached another milestone with the Gold Coast recycled water will be supplied for toilet
City Council’s finalisation of the Structure Plan. flushing and to outdoor taps for external non
drinking uses. The Class A+ supply is separate
With Queensland Government endorsement for the
to the drinking water supply network and can
Structure Plan in place, the next step in the
be easily identified by its purple pipes, taps
process is the amendment of the Gold Coast
and water meters.
Planning Scheme which includes the Coomera Town Centre Local
Area Plan, to reflect the Structure Plan. The price of Class A+ recycled water is
Gold Coast City Council is working with the key landholders to significantly lower than drinking water, which
finalise a package of amendments to the Planning Scheme for its can provide great savings. More info at
first State Government Interest Check. goldcoastwater.com.au/pimpamacoomera
Similar to the Structure Plan, the Coomera Town Centre Wasp Creek Open
Amendment Package will have to go through a formal amendment Day a big success!
process with State Government Interest checks and a formal public
The crew from the local
exhibition phase. There will be an opportunity during the exhibition
Wasp Creek Rural Fire
phase for interested parties to lodge a formal submission on the
Brigade would like to
content of the package.
thank the residents
Meanwhile, no further development applications have been lodged who braved the rain to
over land with the core retail and commercial precinct. However, attend their recent
the Council has started preliminary discussions with Westfield and Open Day. The day was a great success with
Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) in relation to its future interesting demonstrations and
Master Plan, which will encompass the core retail facilities of the plenty of fire safety products
Town Centre. sold. All the kids had fun on the
The Department of Education, Training and the Arts also is rides and with Blazer the Bear.
progressing with planning for a co-located high school and TAFE on Most people seemed to learn a
Foxwell Road, to take advantage of the proximity to the Coomera lot from the event and are now 4
Rail Station. more prepared for any fire situation.
Marina Retail Info
Get to know the local businesses & services
operating in the Marina Retail Precinct.
IGA Express 5580 6270
Le Sheik homewares has closed down.
Alyson from Le Sheik would like to thank
everyone who has supported her and her
IGA Express is the new name and brand for the
business over the past three years.
Delimart. It is still owned and run by the same
people and offers the same great Alyson is looking to re-open Le Sheik at
produce & supplies. another location once suitable premises
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK are found.
Mon to Sat 6.30am to 8pm
It has been a pleasure for Alyson to meet you
all and to get to know many residents,
IGA has a great range of making firm friends in the process.
vegetables, fruit, meat, hot
snacks, ready-to-eat meals, DVD If you are interested in leftover stock,
hire, bait, frozen goods, drinks, including wicker furniture and some pots,
stationery, milk, ice, bread & more. please call 0416 011 307.
R. B. Studio 5501 9410 Coomera Waters Ferry 5577 9477
Go on a local adventure with the ferry services
from Sanctuary Cove Cruises. They travel from
Open Tues, Thurs & Fri 9am-5pm, Coomera Waters marina to Coomera Shores, Hope
Wed 9am-7pm and Sat 9am-4pm Island, Gold Coast City Marina and Sanctuary
Visit Dr Angela Richardson on the last Tuesday of Cove. See their website for the latest timetable info
every month for consultations & non-surgical
facial procedures including wrinkle-relaxing www.sanctuarycovecruises.com.au
injections, dermal fillers, ‘30 minute facelifts’ etc.
They also offer water taxis and a new Water Limo
Enjoy our Winter Specials—get a free eyelash tint
service plus a range of cruises.
with every hair colour service—or enjoy 20% off
our gel nail pedicures. Book on 5577 9477 or 0414 533 300
For treatment of lines, wrinkles and sun damage, or visit the website.
try the O2 Intraceuticals Hyperbaric Oxygen
Technology machine. Great deals available for regular commuters.
Coomera Waters Tavern bar, café, courtesy bus & bottle shop 5501 9351
NEWS — The Tavern is now under new management.
Glen Jones is the new manager of the Tavern. He is determined to bring
the Tavern back to the community—return it to the residents! Security
has been strengthened to help achieve a safe, fun, family-friendly
atmosphere. See more on page 1. NEW RESTAURANT— ‘Benvenuto Pizza & Pasta’ has opened upstairs
at the Tavern. It offers a modern Italian menu including a great range of pizza, pasta, steak, fish and
much more. Opening hours below. Bookings are essential. Look out for monthly takeaway specials.
Takeaway available Wed-Sun. EVENTS — ‘End of Financial Year Dinner’ on Tues 30 June from 7pm for 3
course set menu. ‘Christmas in July’ Resident Party for 25 July. Look out for your invitation in the mail &
more details on the web. SPECIALS — *$10 Lunches Mon-Fri * Tues 5-6pm badge draw * Thurs
5.30pm Cash Cow Raffle, Buffet Breakfast 1st Sun of the month $15 adults & $7 kids. Next on 5 July.
Cafe Breakfast 8am-11am, Lunch 11.30am-2.30pm, Dinner 5.30 till 8pm
Restaurant Dinner from 6pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Lunch on Sundays from 12
Bottle Shop Open Sat & Sun 10am-8pm Mon to Thurs noon-8pm Fri 10am—9pm 5
Sports Bar Keno, Pokies and TAB Open Sun to Thurs 10am-10pm Fri & Sat 10am-midnight
Marina Retail Info
Get to know the local businesses & services
operating in the Marina Retail Precinct.
BUILDING A—with Sales Office 5561 8000 & CWMC Office 5561 8809
Spectrum Tailored Realty 1300 732 639 Wham Solutions 5502 6771
Spectrum Tailored Realty is a Real Estate Agency
focussed on rental properties & property Wham Solutions provide workplace health and
management. Available—modern/brand new management solutions to provide safer working
4 brm homes with ensuite, air-con, dbl garage, environments.
fully fenced from $460 per week. This includes auditing, managing, investigating,
Office open Mon-Fri from 8.30am to 5pm. training, rehabilitation and Workers’
See Property Manager Kylie (local resident) for Compensation management.
some great advice on 0401 628 679 or
or visit www.spect.com.au
Impeccable Finance 5519 9924 Coomera Waters Boat Sales 5573 0566
With extensive experience, locals David Ryan &
Marc Higgins can help you in all kinds of financial CW Boat Sales is owned by Andrew McQueen available
situations. David has been included on the on 0411 749 711. Vern McLaren is also available on
Australian Top 100 Broker List for the second year 0408 754 840 and Mason Barlow on 0407 960 076. Let
running (out of 15 000 brokers). Let them help them find the perfect boat for you and your family!
you access home buyer grants. They buy and sell a wide range of second hand vessels
Call Impeccable on 5519 9924. from 20ft to 150ft and everything in between.
www.impeccablefinance.com Office hours Mon to Fri 8.30-5 and Sat 9-4
HOME - LAND & CONSTRUCTION - CAR - BOAT - www.boatbrokerage.com.au
INVESTMENT - COMMERCIAL - DEBT CONSOL. firstname.lastname@example.org
BUILDING D—right of IGA Express
Virotec +61 7 5573 3353 Cyber Drafting & Design 5573 6351
Virotec has furnished office space available for rent
• 2 single offices available See Cyber for all your drafting and design needs
• Choice of office from 9sqm to 10.5sqm including residential house plans and renovations.
(for $250 per week each—negotiable)
• Outgoings and ADSL Internet Access Contact Director, Rob Templeton 0416 195 842 or
Enquire at Level 1, Building D or call 5573 3353 Office hours are Mon to Fri 8am till 5pm
For more details visit www.virotec.com BSA 1134977
Local Business Directory
By choosing these businesses, you are supporting
your fellow residents.
See our huge range of Epoxy
Great discounts for CW
residents & all budgets catered for.
Residents can advertise their businesses
Call 0416 28 28 45 here. You can book ad space via
Ads are $25 each and you can
book up to four ads in advance.
Demand is very high so get in early!
Local Business Directory
These ads are for businesses associated with local residents
Disclaimer: This Local Business Directory is available to all residents to advertise their business
(one ad per resident, per edition) and does not purport to represent an
endorsement of services from the community body corporate.
For your home, business,
investment or sale
property - we are a
for property servicing
Maintenance & Property Servicing - Plumbing, electrical,
handyman, internal/external cleaning, carpets, pest control, lawns,
security, pools - you name it, we can do it! We work with real estate
agencies on the coast to ensure an efficient, reliable & professional
service that gets the job done every time. We can help all property owners.
Are you selling your property? Let us give your property the
“wow” factor to attract the broader buyers’ market. We’ll work to your
budget & specific requirements incl. furniture hire, room edit, de-clutter, .. bathed, groomed, clipped & pampered in a clean,
organise, storage, repairs, maintenance & more.
hygienic, caring & friendly environment. Pet-sitting
service available. Treats & toys for sale too. Call my
Contact Gabby on 0410 524 575 or email
email@example.com mum, Sharron, on 5501 9467 or 0407 023 006.
Give your home a facelift & make it look a million dollars!
Call Kevin for a free quote 0424 75 73 75.
Big discounts for Coomera Waters residents.
* Pressure cleaning & sealing
* House washing plus driveways & paths
* Window cleaning inside & out
* Lawns & garden care
* Garden renovations
* Move out & bond cleans
- Suppliers of Pandora style beads & jewellery -
View our stunning range and weekly specials at our new website
Perfect as a gift … or for yourself. Everyone needs Karizma! 8