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SUCCESS: Bess-Serena and Eliza have both successfully graduated from the Buttery’s Maintenance to Abstinence Program.

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FOR recovering addicts Bess-Serena and Eliza the new Maintenance to Abstinence Program at the Buttery is both a life-changer and a lifesaver.

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Barry O'Farrell defeated by a bottle of wine

HE BATTLED bikies, took on unions and brought in tougher sentencing but in the end, it was an undeclared bottle of wine that defeated Barry O’Farrell.

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Just searched the NSW Election Funding Authorities database for the Australian Water Holdings donations in NSW. Seems the National Party's Katrina Hodgkinson received $10,000 from AWH - and before you all go ... see it's those nasty Conservatives ...

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Tom Misner's Coopers Shoot property, the Byronian, has sold for $7.9m through Unique Estates.

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Tom Misner's Coopers Shoot property, the Byronian, has sold for $7.9m through... more

A couple of retirees relaxing and catching a tan at Kawana Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

Retirement uncertainty leaves business owner in limbo

HAVING the security of owning a business has done little to quell the fear John Mack holds for life after retirement.

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Absolutely right on, Robert. Anyone half serious about getting a decent return on their money wouldn't touch retail super funds with a bargepole. Unfortunately, as you say most people are like sheep -- and they actually believe the lies dished out by...

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