A world with no Pat Rafter?


We see so many TV advertisements from both the State and Federal Government about getting fit and healthy, doing your 30mins a day, how we are all heading down the path of being obese and not only is that bad for us, but the Health system will not be able to cope with it, etc. etc. I have to admit, the Pat Rafter 30 mins a day ones are my favourite as I think he is a legend of a bloke, the ultimate sporting role model, great athlete, inspired a whole generation of kids to play sport, proved that a sportsperson can earn a heap of money and still not be a selfish tosser and more importantly, came from nothing and worked hard to get to the top, he is a really good choice to front this particular campaign.

The sad fact is though, if Pat Rafter was a kid today, it is highly unlikely he would be doing those ads in the future.

Sport for kids is so expensive it is ridiculous.
Leone's 7 year old is starting soccer this year, and they have had to fork out $300 already, and that is before you buy boots! A lot of the other sports are not much different. The biggest chunk seems to go to Public Liability costs, with the next in a lot of cases being ground hire? How is a parent, particularly with more than one kid, supposed to encourage their kids... Read the rest of this article...


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  • From the Editors Desk
  • Sunshine Coast Business Specials
  • Sunshine Coast Business in Focus
  • Sunshine Coast Real Estate
  • Sunshine Coast Employment
  • MSC Coast News Giveaways
  • Sunshine Coast Events
  • Sunshine Coast News
  • MSC Site News


Tokyo Shock Boys
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Public Meeting for Katie Rose Community Hospice
Date: Monday 8th February 2010
Location: Eumundi School of Art

Member for Nicklin, Peter Wellington will chair the
meeting. Members of the Public are invited are invited to the... Read More

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Mosquito warning after heavy rains
Heavy rains - combined with the weekend's king tides - have created
perfect conditions for a surge in mosquito numbers across the region... Read More

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Turn Up The Heat Special extended...
If Leone & Kirsty have been inundated with requests for this special, so it will be extended for a few more days, though not many, so get on to it quickly to promote your business with the Turning Up The Heat - Summer Promotion!

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