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Tuesday 1 August, 2017 Serving Ballan and district since 1872 Phone 5368 1966 Fax 5368 2764 Vol 11 No 30

Remembered
with
Love
Nigel Robert
Dawkins
15/12/1941 - 22/7/2017
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Eeny, meeny, miny, moe …
Which two councillors have come to blows?
By Kate Taylor over the next 3-4 months.”
The program also includes
A monitor has been appointed to mentoring for councillors, which
Moorabool Shire Council, and the is expected to be absorbed into
ratepayer is footing the bill.
current allowances for mentoring
Unlike nearby councils and which are expected to be
plagued by governance issues, itemised in the end of year
however, Moorabool’s monitor is financials generated by council.
self-appointed.
“It is suggested that a mentoring
Terry Bramham, a solicitor with
resource be established for
Macquarie Local Government
Councillors to make confidential
Lawyers, has been overseeing
contact with and engage services
council meetings for at least two
that range from personal support,
weeks in a “governance monitoring
councillor development and
role.”
strategies for dealing with stress
The Moorabool News started
and complexity.”
asking questions about the monitor Cr. Dudzik Cr. Bingham Cr. Keogh
Improving councillors’ “culture”
when he was noticed taking notes
Assistance Program” which has a not been revealed but leaves Cr’s Failing that the formal process is is at least one aim of the program.
at a council meeting – however,
heavy focus on councillor dispute Keogh, Bingham and Dudzik on implemented.” “The intent of the proposed
councillors deflected questions
resolution. the list. No information is available on Councillor Development and
until after the matter was revealed
at a closed special meeting of The report also includes The new program includes a how much the monitor will cost Assistance Program is to support
council, held on Wednesday 19 recommendations of three clause which would provide the council, but costs are anticipated skill acquisition, establish and
July. providers of mediation and conflict Mayor with an extra option in to be high with Terry Bramham promote a positive culture, along
A report on the matter, written resolution services for councillors. dealing with conflict between attending at least two council with offering workplace (OHS) and
by council CEO Rob Croxford, Councillors have been tight-lipped councillors. meetings per week. counselling options.”
stated Terry Bramham’s role is to on why the process has begun, but “In the event the Mayor is unable “In addition to working with “The program will also aim to
“observe Council Meetings with the Moorabool News understands to negotiate agreement between Councillors, Mr Bramham would ensure that good governance is
the objective to provide feedback that it has been instigated by the Councillors the service also review Officer reports to assess instituted which is demonstrated
regarding performance.” Mayor David Edwards in response providers could also be engaged whether these are meeting the in decision-making, compliance
The move was included as part of to conflict between two fellow East by the Mayor or Councillors in needs of Council. It is anticipated with legislation, and constructive
the “Councillor Development and Ward councillors. Names have dispute as an informal measure. Mr Bramham would be engaged relationships.”

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Keeping healthy
seven days
a week
By Kate Taylor additional cost. asked to make an appoint-
“The new Sunday consul- ment at the GP Clinic by
Opening hours are increas- tation service is suitable for calling (03) 5366 7999.”
ing at Ballan District Health non-urgent but pressing A price increase (out of
and Care. medical issues. Due to the hours) will occur from 1 Au-
For patients requiring press- nature of this single doctor gust. Non-life-threatening
ing but not urgent or life- service, we are not able to visits to the Ballan Hospital’s
threatening medical care, a provide lengthy consulta- Urgent Care Centre outside
doctor will now be available tions or procedures (such the Sunday Service hours of
Local school children helped plant trees at Telford Park during an event hosted by Moorabool
on Sunday mornings. as Pap Smears) on Sunday 9am to noon, will attract a Shire Council and Grow West Victoria. (L-R at back) Nic Cadman, Joel De Courey, Travis
The walk-in consultation mornings. For longer con- $30 out of pocket fee as these Tirkkonen and (front) Nelson Knauer. Photo – Jane Gardner (MSC Best Start)
service began on Sunday sultations and procedures, services are not funded by
30 July and will operate on
a trial basis for community
members who need a medi-
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“The new Sunday walk-in
GP service will operate from • 
URGENT BUT NON-LIFE THREATENING MEDICAL
PROBLEMS
the Ballan Hospital at 33 For non-life threatening, urgent medical care, please By Kate Taylor and shrubs were planted on Children attending were
Cowie Street between 9am present at the Ballan Hospital at 33 Cowie St Ballan the day, at the Telford Park from nearby Pentland and
and noon and is an expan- and press the buzzer in the Ambulance Bay or call (03) More than 300 children site near the Bacchus Marsh Darley Primary Schools –
sion of the medical services 5368 1100 to speak to a nurse. are learning that from little Scout Hall. and Mayor Dave Edwards
available to the commu-
nity. The doctor will consult
• 
NON-URGENT BUT PRESSING MEDICAL
PROBLEMS
things, big things grow after
helping out at a tree planting
The greenery builds on pre-
vious plantings and helps
was proud of them.
“Despite the rainy condi-
based on priority of medical On weekdays between 9am and 8:00pm and Saturday day. stabilise the slope above tions, this was a fantastic
need (for example, major mornings between 9am and 1pm, please present at the The event, on Thursday Halletts Way. event and a great oppor-
lacerations versus common Ballan District Health & Care GP Clinic at 164 Inglis 20 July, was funded from The day also included a tunity for the students to
cold),” explained BDHC Street or call (03) 5366 7999. Grow West’s 1 Million Trees Smoking Ceremony and plant some trees and take
CEO Wayne Weaire. On Sunday mornings between 9am and noon, please Program and Moorabool Indigenous cultural educa- part in musical and cultural
The fee arrangements for attend the Ballan Hospital Walk-in Medical Consultation Shire Council’s Best Start tion hosted by the Wurund- entertainment. Well done to
this service will be the same Service at 33 Cowie Street or call (03) 5368 1100. Program. jeri people, a wildlife show, Council staff and Grow West
as the fee arrangements at
the Ballan District Health
• GENERAL MEDICAL PROBLEMS
The Ballan District Health & Care GP Clinic hours are:
The event came as a re-
sponse to younger residents
including lizards, snakes,
wombats, and dingoes, and
Victoria who organised this
event – hopefully we can
& Care GP Clinic, however telling council that they story-telling and music ses- see more events like this in
Monday to Friday, 9am-8:00pm and Saturday, 9am-1pm.
hospital consumables such To make an appointment, please call (03) 5366 7999. wanted more engagement sions about nature and the the future,” Mayor Edwards
as dressings may be an with nature – and 1000 trees environment. said.

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Something for free; After 50+ years,
for apprentices
By Jessica Howard

Tax time just got a whole
lot easier for Moorabool
work cover, allowances and
superannuation.
“This service helps us build
“depot unsafe”
rapport with our clients By Kate Taylor
apprentices. while helping them through
Accountable Accountants the journey of their career. Council is operating a
in Bacchus Marsh is offering Our clients will come to us as dangerous depot in the
free tax returns for fulltime young ones but in 20-years’ heart of Ballan, according
apprentices as of June 30 this time, they may be the owner to two Moorabool Shire
year. of a really good business, Councillors.
Spokesperson, Kristen and while it’s a simple tax re- West Ward Councillor Tom
Walsh said the process was turn now, it may be financial Sullivan and Woodlands
as easy as dropping off or loans or income protection Ward Councillor Pat Toohey
emailing through the appro- later down the track”. both argued at the July coun-
priate documents. Accountant, Tim Haw- cil meeting that the depot is
“We encourage all appren- thorne said apprentices were dangerous – but CEO Rob
tices to send us through encouraged to call Account- Croxford stepped in to say
their group certificates and able and ask as many ques- that it is not.
one of our accountants will tions as possible. The issue arose when coun-
respond by calling them and “While it is easy to do a cillors discussed adopting
chatting over the phone,” return online, people often the draft budget, in which it
she said. miss out on some impor- was proposed to defer fund-
“The return will then be tant returns. Apprentices ing of $1 million towards
processed, with refunds ex- can claim quite a lot back building a new depot until
pected to occur around 14- on their vehicles, so it is im- next year’s budget.
days later”. portant to keep a log book. Photo: Helen Tatchell
Cr Toohey told the meeting
Ms Walsh said the free ser- These are the things we can
help with, as some people that he has a problem with ate,” Cr Sullivan told the Worksafe. not actually been assessed in
vice had been provided to
are unaware of what they deferring the funding. meeting. “It’s fair to say the bullets any capacity as being unsafe.
the community for the last
three years. can and can’t claim. “We do have an unsafe de- “We have dodged a bullet are rubber“, Cr Tatchell said. “The depot in Ballan has
“The free service is avail- pot in the middle of Ballan over Ballan for a very long Cr Tatchell argued for de- not been deemed as unsafe.
“A lot of younger people
able for anyone who is a in a residential area,” he told time.” ferring the funding because At the last Council meeting,
in the community will be
fulltime apprentice, not the meeting. Central Ward Councillor no cost had been outlined for Councillors deferred mak-
doing their tax for the first
time and this is our way just tradesmen. This could Cr Sullivan also argued that Paul Tatchell asked at the the whole project, although ing a decision on funding a
to guide them through the include apprentice chefs or the depot is not safe. meeting if council was oper- estimates are at least $3 new depot and asked that
process. We find that a lot hairdressers”. “The Ballan depot is some- ating a dangerous depot and million, and because initial officers prepare a report that
of apprentices go on to do For more information on thing we need to do – it’s lo- if so, why – but Mr Croxford drawings for the design had sets out greater details on
sub-contracting or own Accountable Accountants’ cated at the back of the shire responded that while there only just been received by the project. Officers will pre-
their own business, but are free tax return for full time offices in Ballan, we have might be better ways to op- council. pare a report in the later part
unsure about things such apprentices, visit www.wea- this facility in a residential erate, there are certainly no Mr Croxford pointed out of 2017,” Mr Croxford told
as what they’re entitled to, reaccountable.com.au. area, it’s totally inappropri- infringement notices from that the current depot has The Moorabool News.

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Remembered with Love
TRIBUTES for Nigel Dawkins From the Moorabool News facebook page
From prep to year 12 he fitted my girls for school That is such sad news we bought our children’s
shoes and every year he gave me a great discount. RIP Nigel! We loved sharing jokes and grandchildren’s shoes from Nigel always a
Such a lovely man always up for a chat, even when with you! Thanks for ringing smile and a talk always had time for everybody
I was just passing the shop at lunch time he always me at school when my purple shoes sympathy to Lyn and boys. RIP Nige - Sue Hunter 
had a quick chat and a smile. Such sad news. RIP
arrived. Or were they the green ones! Very sad news. Always had time for a chat and
Nigel. - Colleen Clarke 
Condolences to Lyn, Brent, Blair and a smile, bought my daughter’s first pair of shoes
Like so many others my first pair of shoes came families! Our thoughts are with you! from him 25 years ago. Still have them too...
from Nigel and all of my childhood shoes from Condolences to his family – Sharon Cook
Joy & Gil. – Joy Read
then on. Such a lovely dedicated man who always The best boots I have ever owned and still wear to
made sure you were 100% happy before you left.... this day came from Nigel’s. I loved having a laugh
Rest peacefully Nigel. Bacchus Marsh has lost with him. Thinking of his family will be sadly
another icon - Nicole Callahan  Awww such a lovely man he was! He used to sell
missed – Jennifer Downes
shoes to my mum for my brother & I every year
Having lived up the street from Nige and growing in school. Then later as I got older and worked Such a genuinely lovely man. I never dreaded school
up with him in our lives I have multiple memories at the fairy shop nearby, he would ALWAYS give shoe shopping, I actually looked forward to it. Pop
of the jokester and character that he was right up me cheek. Always on the front shop door step in to Nigel’s store for a chat and a laugh, it was more
until the day he passed. RIP Nige. Taken too soon. watching the day go buy chasing gossip & news like a social visit than school shopping. He will be
You will be very missed. Condolences to Lyn, I think I’m so sad that he’s passed away! - Natalie sorely missed by many people! – Tracey Fletcher
Brent, Blair and family - Kendra Stapleton David Stanford 
My husband Graeme wanted to add to the
Like many others, my children got their first shoes One of the loveliest and funniest men I knew. He comments that he loved it when we used to own
and school shoes from Nigel. It was a sad day when loved to laugh, loved to gossip and he was such a the Greendale Pub and Nigel and Ash, crept up for
he left the shop and even sadder when it closed practical joker! He was fantastic to kids and always
a quiet one however nothing stayed quiet when
down completely. Many thanks for your years of supported community events. He would call out
Nige was around. Loved those times. – Jennifer
to me even if I was across the road and always give
service to the Bacchus Marsh community, Nigel. Robyn Downes
me heaps of cheek – Jo David
May you rest in peace - Ailie Cuthbertson
Sad news, met Nigel first when he worked at the I bought all my boys’ shoes at Nigel’s shoes all
RIP Nigel what a lovely bloke he was. Always Russell’s then all the years at his shoe shop. Nigel through their early school years. My mum and dad
had a smile and a chat for us when we went to get always had a smile and was always up for a chat. bought their shoes from Nigel’s shoe shop. He also
shoes and always helped out families who couldn’t He was the kindest Man he always looked out for had the difficult job of fitting my youngest brother
afford shoes by working out payment plans; he my Mum who was in her eighties, Nigel you will who had many disabilities, he was a generous and
was one of the best. Condolences to his family be missed, condolences to his family - Elizabeth kind man who gave many people young and old
- Kirsty Vella  Ivchenko  + the time of day. – Susy Forrest
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Remembered with Love
By Jessica Howard his cottage mother. Nigel ment, and not to be outdone, Nigel stopped to have a joke
attended Glenmore State Nigel produced a pair that with everyone that he saw.
Nigel Robert Dawkins had School and Bacchus Marsh fitted beautifully and looked A founding member, Nigel
a passion to help others and High School, where he was pretty good. The elderly was a huge part of the Bac-
his community. affectionately known as one gent went out, very happy chus Marsh Lions Club, at-
He was known by many as of the ‘boys with patches’, wearing a lady’s pair of hush tending a club meeting as
the owner of Nigel’s Shoes - due to the patches in his puppies”. recently as June 5.
the renowned Main Street pants. At the age of 14, Nigel was Lions Club secretary, Ralph
store that operated in Bac- Following the completion called into the Lady North- Fletcher said working bees
chus Marsh for a quarter of of his education, Nigel com- cote farm manager’s office and sausage sizzles were
a century. menced work as an appren- and given a letter from Mu- his speciality. “Nigel loved
A town icon, Nigel passed tice baker at Black Rock, riel Dawkins – his mother. to be on the front line, for
away on Saturday July 22, where he boarded during This would be the first of many years the shoe shop in
aged 75. the week and returned home many words heard from the Main Street doubled as a
His remarkable life was to Bacchus Marsh on week- Muriel, with the most touch- booking office for the Lions
remembered by hundreds ends. He was later forced ing letter received on Nigel’s Club train and BBQs, and
of people, both local and to give up baking due to wedding day. was also a regular drop off
further afield, at Michael an allergic reaction to flour, Nigel married the love of his and meet up point for club
Crawford Funerals Chapel and returned home to work life Lynn, and worked hard members.
on Thursday July 27. numerous jobs, including over the years, both at his “Nigel’s sense of humour,
Nigel was born in Pad- managing the shoe shop that store and through other odd his cheeky nature, love of
dington, London on De- he later purchased. jobs, allowing him to buy a fellowship and desire to
cember 15, 1941. He spent In a touching eulogy read block of land and build the put something back into the
his early years in the Shirley aloud by family friend Mar- home he shared with Lynn community made him a val-
Children’s Home, with no garet Love, she referred to for close to 48-years. uable member of our club.
knowledge of his mother, Nigel’s Shoes as “the heart- Later in life, Nigel and Lynn He was a people person,
father or siblings. beat of Bacchus Marsh”. had the pleasure of finally known and loved by all”.
In 1948, at just six-years-old, “It and Nigel became icons meeting Nigel’s family, with Nigel was the beloved hus-
he boarded a ship and trav- in our town… Very few busi- an emotional reunion held band of Lyn; brother to Ben;
elled to Australia, where he ness people retire knowing in London between Nigel, father to Brent and Blair and
started a new life at Lady both respect and success in his mother and brother. much adored poppy and pa
Northcote Children’s Farm all facets of their life, but Ni- Nigel’s brother Ben came to to Jaxon, Maddison, Miley
School at Rowsley, near Bac- gel did,” she said. Australia and saw the life and Maya.
chus Marsh. “Nigel went out of his way that his brother had made In the final words of Mar-
It was here that he learnt to satisfy people, like the for himself, often attending garet Love; “Bacchus Marsh
how to do farm work and elderly gent who wasn’t able Lions Club meetings and is better because Nigel was
household chores, together to get a pair of shoes in his Nigel Dawkins at Lady Northcote. stating that it took half an part of it and we are better
with a dozen children and size. Noting the disappoint- Photo Courtesy Lyn Clough. hour for a trip to the toilet, as because we knew him”.

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Newborns in the district
Babies born recently at Bacchus
Marsh and Melton Regional Hospital.

Danielle and Dylan
have a new sister,
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A limit on speed finally signed
By Kate Taylor “It’s great that our council, as a whole, has
responded to what we can foresee as an unsafe
New speed signs have been installed around situation.”
the Gordon Primary School as part of a project to But no state government funding will be put
improve traffic and student safety. forward towards the project.
The new limit of 40kph is a welcome addition for “The state government is not putting in any
the school community, which has been pushing money at all. As a councillor I’m disappointed, but
Hopetoun Park
for changes to make the area safer at drop-off and it’s a fact of life that the state government doesn’t
parents Ashe and
pick-up times. fund road works at schools, they’ll fund parking
Pete Traianon have
areas inside the school, but on the road reserves,
welcomed a little girl Council also recently approved road and
in to their family. it’s government policy not to fund roadworks.
footpath works on Dicker St to improve safety.
Sage Aria Traianon “So, let’s bite the bullet and do it.”
East Ward Councillor, and civil engineer, John
arrived on Thursday Gordon PS Principal Russel Cowan said he
28 July at 9.14am, Keogh, told The Moorabool News that the project his extremely pleased that Vic Roads and the
weighing 7lb 6oz, will be an easy one – especially with expenditure Moorabool council have responded to their
MOORABOOL NEWS WINTER SPECIAL QTR PAGE – JUNE 2017
and is a new sister
for Olive.
approved and preliminary planning already
underway.
community concerns.
“By installing new signage around our school,
“It’s one segment of the plan to make it safer. these reduced-speed zones will assist in keeping
Hopefully the road will be constructed in the not children safe while travelling to and from Gordon
too distant future,” Cr Keogh said. Primary School.”

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New train stop
for Ballarat line?
By Kate Taylor the Ballarat Line,” Mayor Edwards
said.
A park-and-ride station could be “Of course, it’s important that at
built at Leigh Creek, Gordon, or least the current levels of service
Bungaree.
available to residents using the
The possibility was raised at the service at Bacchus Marsh and
recent meeting of the Ballarat Rail Ballan are maintained throughout
Advocacy Committee (BRAC), of the collaboration process.”
which Moorabool Shire Council is
Mayor Edwards told the
a member.
Moorabool News that also on
BRAC members discussed the
the agenda is an additional train
short, medium and long-term future
station, on the outskirts of Ballarat
of the Melbourne-Ballarat-Ararat
and in Moorabool, that will
rail line, with representatives from
help meet growth in commuter
fellow councils Brimbank, Ararat,
numbers.
Ballarat, Melton, and Pyrenees.
“One of the things we will
The Committee focused on unmet
investigate is a park-and-drive,
community needs and the critical
that might be at Leigh Creek, it
social and economic drivers
might be at Bungaree, it might be
for further rail investment and
at Gordon or somewhere else – we
considered additional works that
need to be undertaken urgently haven’t made any decisions yet.
once the current upgrade project “There’s a lot more work to do,
is completed – including the but we do know that we need to
electrification of the line between duplicate the line all the way to
Sunshine and Melton (and Gordon Railway Station. Photo: Helen Tatchell Ballarat, and we need the four lines
potentially, Bacchus Marsh), and between Sunshine and Melton.”
track quadruplication to separate ease overcrowding on peak period parking at stations. to be heard at a State level. Park-and-ride stations allow the
stopping and express services. services, progressive duplication of Moorabool Shire Council Mayor “Moorabool Shire Council sees government to buy larger parcels
Other items discussed included the line to Ballarat, more express David Edwards, who attended great benefit in the BRAC, and of land in areas where prices are
the need to eliminate several services, improved feeder bus the forum, said that working looks forward to working with lower than cities, with the larger
dangerous level crossings, the need services and the perennial problem collaboratively towards a common the other Councils to improve pieces of land used for car parking
for longer trains with more seats to of inadequate commuter car goal is critical for local communities journey times and capacity along for commuters.

Moorabool Shire Council
NOTICE OF ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL Transfer Station Fees - 2017/2018 $ $
The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held tomorrow Wednesday 2 August, 2017 Bacchus Marsh, Ballan & Mt Egerton Transfer Station & Tips Residents Residents Non-Residents
in the Council Chambers, 15 Stead St, Ballan, commencing at 5.00pm.
Car or Station Wagon 26.00 35.00
Members of the public are most welcome to attend.
Small Trailer (1.8 x 1.2 x 0.3) or Utility 38.00 67.00
Small Trailer (Heaped Load) 52.00 115.00
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Small Trailer (High Sides) 67.00 148.00
The Blacksmith’s Cottage and Forge Special Committee AGM will be held on Tuesday 22
Large Trailer 52.00 115.00
August 2017, at the Holy Trinity Church Hall, Gisborne Rd, Bacchus Marsh, commencing at
Large Trailer (Heaped Load) 83.00 181.00
7.30pm.
Large Trailer (High Sides) 96.00 211.00
Guest speaker is Mr Gus Steegstra who will speak about the Darley fire brick refractory. Trucks 58.00 115.00
Supper will be provided. Clean Green Waste 1/2 Price 1/2 Price
Members of the public are welcome to attend. Recyclable materials separated to the recyclable by the customer Free Free
Mattresses 34.00 34.00
PUBLIC MEETING: GORDON PUBLIC HALL
Notice is given of a Public Meeting to be held on Wednesday 9 August, 2017 commencing Tyres – 2017/2018 $
at 7.30pm at the Gordon Public Hall.
Bacchus Marsh, Ballan & Mt Egerton Transfer Station & Tips - Residents and Non-Residents
The purpose of the meeting is to nominate no less than three or more than nine adults as the
Tyre Disposal - Motor Cycle 12.00
Committee of Management for the Gordon Public Hall for a term of three years.
Tyre Disposal - Car 11.00
The current committee’s term will expire on 9 August 2017. All positions will be declared open
Tyre Disposal - Light Truck & 4WD 15.00
and nominations will be accepted prior to or at the meeting.
Tyre Disposal - Heavy Truck 32.00
NEW TRANSFER STATION FEES Tyre Disposal - Heavy Truck Super Single 45.00
Council resolved in the budget process for 2017/2018 to increase the fees for the Bacchus Tyre Disposal - Small Tractor 90.00
Marsh Transfer Station, Ballan Transfer Station and the Mt. Egerton Transfer Station.The new fees Tyre Disposal - Large Tractor 179.00
will commence as of Monday 14th August, 2017. Tyre Disposal - Earthmover 449.00
Tip Vouchers: Tyre Disposal - Car (tyres on rims) 15.00
1 voucher = 240ltr waste (1/4m3), 4 vouchers = small trailer (6 x 4), (Extra vouchers for larger Tyre Disposal - Light Truck & 4WD (tyres on rims) 18.00
loads i.e. 6 vouchers = large trailer). Tyre Disposal - Heavy Truck (tyres on rims) 26.00

Moorabool Shire Council: PO Box 18, Ballan VIC 3342 Telephone: 03 5366 7100 Facsimile: 03 5368 1757 CEO: Rob Croxford
Email: info@moorabool.vic.gov.au Web: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au Facebook: Moorabool Shire Council Twitter: @mooraboolshire
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Woodn’t you know;
removal is illegal
Officers from the Department of Environment, Land, Water
and Planning (DELWP) recently executed a search warrant
on a property near Daylesford, alleged to have been involved
in the illegal removal of a commercial quantity of firewood
from the Wombat State Forest.
DELWP Regional Manager Forest and Fire Operations, Peter
Kambouris said a search warrant executed last week has
resulted in the seizure of a four-wheel drive ute, a hydraulic
splitter, a chainsaw and small hand tools allegedly used in

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committing various offences against the Forests Act 1958.
“The search warrant was conducted as part of Operation
Block Splitter and was executed with the support of Victoria
Police, a State-wide compliance program targeting the illegal
By Jessica Howard “Visitors can expect hundreds of fantastic special deals,
removal of commercial quantities of firewood from Victoria’s
promos and bargains with the sheer number of exhibitors
public land. Outdoor enthusiasts can snap up a special bargain and under the one roof all fighting for your attention.
“Firewood is a diminishing resource not only within the browse the action-packed haven that is the National Fishing “Not only will the show feature all of your favourite outdoor
Wombat State Forest but across Victoria, especially where and Boating Expo. industry retailers, there will be plenty of new exhibitors for
there are smaller areas of disconnected public land.” The Expo and 4x4 Outdoors Show will be held at the you to explore.
Mr Kambouris said the illegal collection of firewood has the Melbourne Showgrounds from August 18 to 20. “As a show that is totally family friendly, and for all ages,
potential to negatively impact on the environmental values The action-packed event covers more than 300,000 square we really encourage you to bring along the kids, take in the
within the forest through the removal of habitat, including metres and will showcase tens-of-thousands of products entertainment, check out every corner of the show and really
the felling of hollow bearing trees, some of which are more from over 200 leading exhibitors and retailers. make a day of it”.
than 100 years old. Catering for every interest and budget, the event will help The National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo
“Officers will continue to investigate reports of suspected consumers with everything from purchasing a significant will announce further special guests, exhibitors and features
illegal firewood suppliers and those caught could face the item, such as a new camper, or a smaller product such as new in the lead-up to the event on 18th-20th August at the
potential loss of plant and equipment used in committing wet-weather gear. Melbourne Showgrounds.
the offence, as well as up to $7,928 for each offence and the Show visitors will also be treated to invaluable advice, For more information, updates or to purchase tickets, visit
risk of imprisonment for up to one year if the matters are entertaining stories and a new perspective on fishing boating www.4x4show.com.au/melbourne.
prosecuted in Court.” and 4WDing through an exciting line-up of key industry
If you are aware of the illegal sale of firewood or any experts and celebrities.
unauthorised activity relating to firewood on Victorian Guest speakers will include Paul Worsteling from TV’s iFish,
WIN WIN WIN
For your chance to WIN a double pass simply
public land, report it by calling DELWP on 136 186 and John ‘Roothy’ Roth, Jase Andrews from All 4 Adventure, and
email your Name and Phone number to
mention ‘Operation Block Splitter’ or call Crime Stoppers on AFL Legend Peter ‘Spida’ Everitt. news@themooraboolnews.com.au
1800 333 000. Event Director, Paul Mathers said he was thrilled to be Entries close Friday 11 August at 5pm. Winners notified
All information provided will be treated in the strictest bringing back the National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing and and must be able to collect tickets from Ballan office.
confidence. Boating Expo to Melbourne.

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Man pleads for life in prison
By Oliver Powell and that they “didn’t know
how many ways [he can] do
A Magistrate had to talk it”, whilst holding his hand
down a distressed man as in the shape of a gun, and
he begged for 16 years in recreating the act of a gun
prison, an amount of time firing in the courtroom.
the 63-year old felt would Upon returning from his
surpass his death. meeting with the duty law-
Magistrate Robinson con- yer, Wood appeared calmer
vinced Paul Wood to have
and more susceptible to the
a meeting with the Bacchus
suggestions of Magistrate
Marsh Magistrates’ court
duty lawyer before escalat- Robinson.
ing the case further. The case was adjourned for
Mr Wood was facing a 12 months, with the clause
charge of Make Threat to that if Wood commits no
Kill, after an encounter with further crimes within that
his siblings earlier this year. period the charges will be
During a trip to Apollo dismissed.
Bay, Wood and his siblings Wood thanked Magistrate
began an argument, which Robinson for his kindness as
escalated to a point where he the case concluded, however
threatened to “wipe [them] he added that “if any of my
Photo: Helen Tatchell all out”. He said he was “go- sibling’s act like that again I
ing to f***ing kill [them]” will reciprocate”.

Leisurely approach to fitness Letters to the Editor
By Kate Taylor has come under fire for cut- previous resolution earlier the alternatives will be.
ting services – including the this year, which was to op- Email: news@themooraboolnews.com.au
Councillors voted to seek
Moorabool Shire Council- closure of the creche and erate the gym itself, still 92 Expressions of Interest from
lors have been handed a re- reduction of group fitness hours per week - with an community groups willing Dear Editor, icy for Gordon.
ality check on just how much classes, among others. additional $11,000 budgeted to operate the service un- I see the Moorabool Council The station at Gordon
it costs to operate a gym. Service users have consist- for costs. der a peppercorn lease with agenda for Wednesday 2 Au- would attract passengers
It costs more than $200,000 ently been attending council But the costs are much high- council. gust includes an amendment form Gordon, Mt Egerton,
per year, as councillors meetings to passionately er than that figure. from the Minister for Plan- Millbrook, Wallace areas etc.
Expressions of interest close
found out at the July coun- voice their support of con- ning for upgrading of the The combined population
“Implementation of the today, 1 August - council Melbourne-Ballarat railway
cil meeting – a number well tinuing the services. resolution of the Council at also committed to spend of which would exceed that
through the shire, including of Ballan.
above their original alloca- The July report recom- its meeting on the 7 June, $6,000 to help get a com- duplication of many kilo-
tion of $11,000. mended that the gym oper- munity group-run service A re-opened station at Gor-
is forecast to involve an ad- metres of track for passing
don would take pressure off
A report tabled at the July ate just 40 hours per week, ditional net cost of up to started with existing centre loops and new second plat-
car parking at Ballan station
meeting, prepared by coun- 8am-4pm Monday to Friday $218,327 for the gym and members. forms at Ballan and Bacchus
Marsh. and reduce traffic peaks and
cil officers, was the latest and closed on weekends, fitness programs. The net Meanwhile, some services
I would be delighted to reduce commuter traffic
in the long-running prob- with 16 group fitness classes cost for the Health and Fit- are still going such as netball
have the council respond to west of Ballan around train
lem that council has with per week. ness Programs is currently and basketball – but the gym
the amendment with action times.
the Bacchus Marsh Leisure It’s down on the 92 hours, not budgeted for in the draft doors remain locked. There would be a signifi-
in support for a platform at
Centre. inclusive of weekends, that 2017/2018 Council budget,” A report on the EOI sub- Gordon. cant economic benefit for
Since taking over operation the gym was operating. read the report. missions is expected to That response would be in commuters.
of the facility (July 1) from The report also sought clari- In the end, it didn’t’ matter come before a future council accord with the Council’s Donald Bainbridge
Belgravia Leisure, council fication on the councillors’ what the cost was or what meeting. published development pol- Gordon

Environmental Opinion
TOM

with Tom Kingston

The economy - Modern v Ecological
Amidst the continuous to happen, as a result of the Franklin Dam. People manity and our planet.” ing look at the foolishness enough to eat and
infighting among the removing the ‘carbon tax’, power won that battle, and One of the signatories of of our modern economy would start dying off.
members of our federal was to lower the electricity together we have the pow- that letter: Donald Trump. when you compare it to the And the numbers of vul-
government you might not bills which, as we all know, er to stop this mine. Also signed by Trump’s ‘ecological economy’ cen- tures and hyenas in the
be aware that the Federal did not happen. In fact, the On the US front, as you three adult children, the tral to all who live on our savannah would affect the
Government recently failed reverse has happened. know Donald Trump an- letter called for passage planet. Can you imagine
numbers of many other
to provide its quarterly pol- We all know now that the nounced recently that the of U.S. climate legislation, lions in the savannah hunt-
lution data for more than animals through their
quickest and easiest way US was pulling out of the investment in the clean ing all day to accumulate
six months. Then, under as much of a surplus of predatory patterns, which
to reduce our emissions Paris Climate Agreement. energy economy, and lead-
much pressure, the Gov- is to rapidly transition to To illustrate just how cal- meat as possible, hiding it in turn would affect other
ership to inspire the rest of species. The lions’ greed
ernment finally revealed renewable energy and stor- lous this ‘leader of the free in a cave and every once
the world to join the fight would not only decimate
the quarterly emissions age. That’s what makes it world’ is; as negotiators in a while giving some to
data for December 2016. against climate change. some species and deprive
so baffling to see the Gov- headed to Copenhagen in the vultures and hyenas?
“We support your effort
The data released showed ernment’s continuous sup- December 2009 to forge a It’s a laughable scenario. In others of vital nutrition,
to ensure meaningful and
that annual emissions for port for the Adani mega global climate pact, con- reality, the lions hunt for as but they might very well
effective measures to con- much food as they need,
the year to December 2016 coal mine in the Galilee cerned U.S. business lead- find themselves starving
trol climate change, an then spend the rest of the
increased by 1.4% com- Basin - which would only ers and liberal luminaries in the end, as the whole
pared to the previous year. push Australia’s emissions took out a full-page ad in immediate challenge fac- day resting and playing.
ing the United States and system breaks down. This
This isn’t just a once-off. higher. If the Galilee Basin the New York Times call- They leave some of their is what is happening in our
Australia’s climate report were a country on its own, ing for aggressive climate the world today,” the letter kill behind for other spe-
tells the president and Con- current system. Due to the
card reveals no decrease in it would emit more than 1.3 action. In an open letter cies in the ecosystem to eat.
gress. “Please allow us, the structure and rules of our
emissions since the March times Australia’s annual to President Obama and If the lions accumulated
United States of America, economy, a small minority
2015 quarter, which was emissions from all sources, the U.S. Congress, they more than they need, it
eight updates ago. Little and rank in the top 15 emit- declared: “If we fail to act to serve in modelling the would disrupt the entire has accumulated most of
wonder the government ting countries in the world. now, it is scientifically ir- change necessary to pro- food chain. They would the wealth and this concen-
wants to keep the data se- The fight over the Adani refutable that there will be tect humanity and our decimate the species that tration is weakening the
cret! And remember the coal mine has been com- catastrophic and irrevers- planet.” Need I say more? they prey on. The vultures whole system.
reason for allowing this pared to the fight to save ible consequences for hu- And finally for an interest- and hyenas would not have What is your opinion?
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Boy band album debut
By Oliver Powell songs played on 87 separate who described the album long career, the biggest be-
college radio stations and as a collection of “lush, sun- ing a fire that burned down
Bacchus Marsh based band a spot at 123 on the college kissed pop nuggets that their band room, with a
Hollow Everdaze are cel- radio charts. They have also swoon, sway and deftly large quantity of their in-
ebrating the release of their found success back home swagger through ‘60s eccen- struments inside just over
debut album “Cartoons” making multiple appear- tricity, ‘80s/’90s British indie two years ago. The boys ex-
with a performance at the ances on Triple RRR in the [with hints of] modernism pressed how thankful they
Curtain on Russell Street in past three months for a live [the likes] of a band such as were for the help from the
Melbourne. set and an interview, as well Spoon”. community to raise funds
as receiving a four and a half The band has been together and rebuild the band room,
The performance on Sat-
star rating from the Brag in for almost a decade after
urday 5 August, will mark allowing them to bounce
Sydney. They have also sup- meeting at Bacchus Marsh
the day their album will be back and release Cartoons.
ported the likes of American High School, with Daniel
available in stores. Football, who are believed to Tickets to the album launch
Baulch and Jackson Kay be-
“Cartoons” is the first full have taken a shining to the ing the only two remaining show are available at The
length album the band has band. from the original line-up. Curtain website for $12 and
released, and its release co- The album has been Daniel and Jackson spear- at the door on the night for
incides with a peak period brought to life by the label head the creative process $15. If you want to support
in the band’s popularity. The Deaf Ambitions, which is with the help of Myles An- the local up and comer’s
boys have found popularity run by a friend of the band. derson, a recent addition album ventures, the record
in sections of Eastern Eu- It has already reached high to the band as the violinist. will be available at the Vin-
rope, and College radio in praises from themusic.com. The band has faced adver- tage Loft and Bandcamp.
America, with a rotation of au writer Chris Familton, sity throughout their decade com.

WHAT’S ON
The What’s On section is for non-profit community organisations. All free events submitted will be considered for FREE publication at the Editors discretion.
Advertising of AGMs in this section will only appear if a paid public notice also appears in the classifieds section, as per the constitution of Business & Consumer
Affairs for incorporated groups.

Rose-Carers of Maddingley Park Catholic Parish of Gordon
ADULT EDUCATION Working Bees every 3rd Wednesday & Sunday of each Mass Times - Saturday 5 August – Dunnstown, 6.30pm
Ballan & District Community House month. All welcome. Enquiries - 0418 171 119. Sunday 6 August – Gordon 8.45am; Ballan 10.30am.
Rear Mechanics Hall, Ballan. Term 3 program – OUT NOW. Bacchus Marsh Family Drug Support Group Ballan Uniting Church (St. Paul’s)
All enquiries, bookings, classes & venue hire - call 5368 1934. For Family Members who have a loved one affected by drugs. Services – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays 11.15am. 4th Sunday 9.30am
Darley Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre Enquiries - 1300 660 068. Reflective Worship.
33-35 Jonathan Drive Darley. Short courses and classes. BM & Alanon Support Group - for families of alcoholics. B3 Community
District Photography Club - Meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesday Meets at 10.30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month Focused, family friendly church with a difference. Services
of month, 7.30pm. Enquiries welcome. Phone 5367 4390. at the Uniting Church Hall, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh. every 2nd & 4th Sundays at Avenue Bowling Club, Main St,
Melton South Community Centre Enq - 0421 222 717. Bacchus Marsh.
Term 3 Program - out now. Bookings and enquiries call 9747 Lal Lal Moorabool Photographic Group Inc Bacchus Marsh Christian Church
8576. Meeting 3rd Wednesday each month, 7pm. Soldiers Memorial Sunday Services 10am with kids program.
The Laurels – Bacchus Marsh Community College Hall, Lal Lal. Enquiries 5341 7535. 222 Main St, Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries 9028 2622.
229 Main Road, Bacchus Marsh. Courses and classes. www.bacchusmarshcc.org
Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh)
Enquiries & enrolments - 5367 1061. Bacchus Marsh Uniting Church Parish
Meetings held 2nd Sunday of month, 2pm. Poultry Pavilion.
Services - St Andrew’s 9.30am every Sunday. Pentland Hills
Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Rd,
2pm 1st Sunday of month. Family ‘messy’ Church, 4.30pm
MEETINGS Bacchus Marsh. All welcome – Kerry 9741 9705.
(4th Sunday of month). Enquiries - 5367 2543 (office).
St Andrew’s Playgroup Bacchus Marsh Holy Trinity Anglican Church - Bacchus Marsh
(Behind St Andrew’s Church) Cnr Gisborne Rd & Lerderderg MARKETS Service Times - Bacchus Marsh - Sunday 8.30am & 10am;
St Bacchus Marsh. Monday-Friday 9am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm. Balliang - 2nd Sunday 10.30am, 4th Sunday 9am. Myrniong –
Ballan Lions Club Market 1st & 3rd Sunday 11am. Enquiries – 5367 5362. 
Enquiries – Cindy 0433 651 066. Next market – Saturday 5 August. First Saturday each Church of the Living God
Moorabool Mission Recovery Group month - Inglis St, Ballan – 9am-1pm. Enquiries – 0402 390 080 Christian youth ministry and bible teaching. 2nd Sunday
Struggling with addiction; Pain from the past; family member (Wayne). of every month, 5pm. Open to all ages. At 14 Darcy St
out of control? Meeting weekly - Wednesday, 12.30pm – Jean Darley Market Maddingley. Enq – 0408 260 727.
Oomes Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh. Enq- Saturday 5 August, 1pm. 1st & 3rd Saturday each month at Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church
Pastor Merv Patton – 0412 290 036. Darley Park Football Reserve. Enquiries – 0488 345 145 (Alan). Sundays, 10:30am, Worship Service and Children’s Program.
Ballan Playgroup Ballan Farmers Market Phone 5367 6550 for more details.
Every Tuesday of school Term. St John’s Anglican Church Next Market – Saturday 12 August, 9am-1pm. Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit
Hall  - 9:30-11:30am. Enquiries - 0409 681 138 Anna or 0421 2nd Saturday each month, Mill Cottage car park. Mass every Saturday 6.30pm.
905 558 Tamsin.  Enq – 0498 361 291 or 0490 114 130. Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship
Bacchus Marsh & District Garden Club Non denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Men’s
Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at The Laurels, KYB Monday evenings 6pm. Ladies KYB Wednesday 1pm.
229 Main St Bacchus Marsh. Guest Speakers. Supper after CHURCH Further details – 0429 681 566.
each meeting. All Welcome. Enquiries - Wendy 5367 4170. Anglican Parish of West Moorabool Bacchus Marsh Life Church
Ballan Anglers Inc Ballan, Bungaree, Morrisons and Gordon Meeting 10am every Sunday at the BM College Drama Room,
Meeting second Wednesday every month. Hudsons Hotel, Service Times – Saturday 5 August – St John’s Bungaree, 6pm in Grant Street. Enquiries Pastor Merv - 0412 290 036.
7.30pm. More anglers and families needed and welcome – Sunday 6 August - St John’s Ballan, 9:30am. St Bernard’s Bacchus Marsh Catholic Church
0400 003 936. Enquiries - Glen Wesley on 5368 2730 for more details. Mass Times – Saturday- 5pm; Sunday – 8.30am & 10am.

The Ballan Hospital Auxiliary
Trash, Treasure
& Craft Sale
BALLARK & DISTRICT
BALLARK & DISTRICT GUN CLUB
Saturday 12 August 9am-1pm

GUN CLUB
Elaine Tennis Club
Next Shoot: th
Sunday 5 May 2013 Ballan Mechanics’ Institute Hall
Location: “BALLARK”
Upcoming
Ballan – Meredith Rd events $10 Stalls Available!
Nominations: 10.00am Stall Booking Enquiries: Heather Bainbridge 5368-1920
Sunday August 13

Open Day
Event Start: 10.30am
Enquiries:Proceeds to0409409602
Gerald Connor Mount Wallace Fire Brigade
Marc Canavan 0432 237 389
● Everyone
Proceeds to: Ballan Football & Netball Club Welcome
Sunday August 13th 12pm–3pm Prizes, Refreshments, all money raised goes back into our community.
● High
Come Along Gunyour
and Support Award
District & Club.
Free BBQ, Prizes, Giveaways, Radar Gun,
Professional Coaching Lessons, Location: “BALLARK”, Ballan–Meredith Rd
Games and Launch of new Nominations: 10.00am,
Ball Throwing Machine! Eye Opener from 10.30am
Where: Elaine Recreation Reserve Enquiries: Gerald Connor 0409 409 602
New and old players welcome. James Molesworth 0402 000 450
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Impressive Home on 2 acres The price of
water views
high for the suburb and fol-
lows solid growth over the
year.
Nearby Torquay also re-
corded its highest ever me-
dian house price in the June
quarter, at $715,000. The Surf
Coast town remains attrac-
tive to buyers, experienc-
ing consistent price growth
since September 2015.
Houses in the Geelong sub-
Joseph Walton urb of Newtown were also
President, Reiv some of the state’s most ex-
pensive with a median of
$710,000.
The latest REIV quarterly Point Lonsdale on the Bellar-
data shows multiple region- ine Peninsula also made the
435 Werribee Vale Rd, Bacchus Marsh al towns are now recording list of Victoria’s most expen-
Price: $749,000 median house prices consist- sive towns with a median
ent with those in metropoli- house price of $675,000.
This impressive property is in a quiet rural location,
tan Melbourne. Meanwhile, house prices in
yet only 5 minutes drive to Bacchus Marsh main street In the three months to June the commuter town of Gis-
shops, schools & train station. Easy access to freeway, 30, the state’s most expensive borne are also on par with
50 minutes to CBD, expansive north facing living areas, towns were predominantly those in the city, record-
located on the Bellarine Pen- ing a median of $670,000 in
wide verandahs, & extensive outdoor entertainment
insula and Surf Coast. June. This is significantly
area. Lovely valley views overlooking market gardens Barwon Heads recorded the higher than regional Victo-
to be enjoyed. state’s highest median house ria’s $385,000 median house
Inspect Saturday 1.30–2.00pm. price in the June quarter at price.
$946,000. The coastal town Other towns with house
outperformed the metro- prices higher than the state-
politan Melbourne median wide median include High-
house price by more than ton ($618,750), Geelong West
$120,000. ($617,000) and Woodend
High house prices were ($612,500).
also recorded in the Ballarat While many of regional Vic-
suburb of Lake Wendouree, toria’s top performing towns
which now has a median are located within commut-
house price of $722,000 - ing distance of Melbourne,
$80,000 higher than the the Federal Government’s
median house price in Mel- $1.45billion commitment to
bourne’s outer suburbs. rail infrastructure will drive
Geelong was another top future price growth in areas
performer in the June quar- further from the city.
ter with the regional city’s For more information on me-
median house price topping dian house prices by town or
$718,750. This is a record region, visit reiv.com.au.

2/137 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh
Phone: 5367 8128 Mobile: 0418 343 754
www.lensmith.com.au
MN0506G

After a number of successful sales in the Gordon and Mount Egerton areas,
Matt Edwards is seeking more properties to sell to his buyers who are waiting now!
Considering selling? Contact Matt ASAP!
Matthew Edwards 0401 728 881 or matthewe@prdballarat.com.au

51 Lydiard Street South Agent: Matthew Edwards
0401 728 881
BALLARAT
Formerly Jens Gaunt Phone 5331 1111 www.prdballarat.com.au
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Bacchus Marsh 3, 5, 7 Dickie Street

RENOVATE, DETONATE OR DEVELOP!
3 Dickie Street
2 bed 1 bath weatherboard 887m2
INSPECT Saturday 10:15 to 10:45am
$400,000 TO $430,000
5 Dickie Street
3 bed 1 bath weatherboard 895m2
INSPECTION BY APPOINTMENT
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7 Dickie Street
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FOR SALE 6b Manor Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 14 Victoria Street, Bacchus Marsh

NEW LISTING NEW LISTING
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Beautiful double storey home, one of the best streets within walking Stunning 56 square, 8 year old, quality built Shane Cook Home.
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living. Master with WIR and ENS is a parents retreat. The kitchen has office area & storage. Master bedroom with ensuite, spa & parents
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INSPECT Saturday 5th August 10.00-10.30am INSPECT Saturday 5th August 12.00-12.30pm
FOR SALE $849,000 FOR SALE $849,000
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INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $419,000 FOR SALE $670,000–$690,000
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- Large 778 square metre site
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- Multiple development options including residential, medical, aged Undercover entertaining area with 8 person spa. Slab heating, split system
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- Plans in place for 8 suite development on site with parking tanks, solar panels, well fenced horse paddock, stable & dam.
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stimulating week. There may be financial strain on the
weekend - perhaps an unexpected repair bill can lead to
a major monetary decision.

Stars & Puzzles
LEO—July 23-August 22
This is a rapid fire week, as you move from project to
project with speed - and success. Goals seem within easy
reach at last. Financial details demand the most careful
attention.
VIRGO—August 23-September 22
This is a great week for proceeding with creative
enterprises - but professional tasks require a much more
QUICK PUZZLE
★★★★★★★★
✯✯✯✯✯✯
serious and more positive approach. Be sure that you
allocate jobs to the right people.
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
Accept very little at face value. A casual remark may have
a hidden meaning. A bargain too good to be true is just
★★★★★★★★ that. The wokplace is on the upswing, now that moody
people have cheered up.

SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
ARIES—March 21-April 20
It is easy to forget names and dates right now, but on the
Your current role is that of confidante, but it seems you other hand you are remembering some events and people
are hearing different sides from different people. It’s in from the very distant past. One of these people may sud-
your friends interest for you to be a good listener - only. denly step into the present.
TAURUS—April 21-May 22 SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
A conflict with someone who’s a lot like you can make
for a difficult weekend. Romantic uncertainties vanish Friends and family may seem a little possessive and so-
and you get the affection you have been seeking. Sports cial plans may need rearrangement. Exercise is impor-
are favoured on the weekend. tant. If a friend asks you to consider a new sport, look at
the advantages.
GEMINI—May 23-June 21 CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
New money making opportunites open up and it’s possi- You could find yourself doing a lot of explaining. It seems
ble that you can take on a sideline of sorts. For singles, that everyone wants to know the whys and wherefores of
it’s a marvellous time for meeting serious prospects. your actions. Pets are in the picture - perhaps you will be
CANCER—June 22-July 22 petsitting.
Mingling with a new group of people can make for a
NO. 9006 stimulating week. There may be financial strain on the
AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
weekend - perhaps an unexpected repair bill can lead to Friendship is the theme of this upbeat week. Someone
ACROSS DOWN from the past could turn up. You know that he/she has
6. Witch’s chant (11) 1. Sheath (8) a major monetary decision.
changed but are not sure if it’s for the better.
7. Attempt (4) 2. Grab (6) LEO—July 23-August 22
8. Send (8) 3. Danger (6) PISCES—February 20-March 20
9. Break (6) 4. Yearn for (4) This is a rapid fire week, as you move from project to There’s a fine opportunity for alert Pisces to make a ca-
project with speed - and success. Goals seem within easy reer advancement. Confide more in relatives - your old-
10. Expand (6) 5. Demand (6) reach at last. Financial details demand the most careful
12. Plod (6) 6. Bury (5) est and wisest ones. Your sense of humour can be too
attention. subtle for loved ones.
15. Vegetable (6) 11. Protestant (8)
17. Semiaquatic mam- 13. Delight (6) VIRGO—August 23-September 22
BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
mal (8) 14. Reveal (6) This is a great week for proceeding with creative You have a great love for children, home-life, humanity
19. Ireland (4) 15. Zodiac sign (6) enterprises - but professional tasks require a much more and sometimes you are too sensitive and too worried
20. Union official (4-7) 16. Fraction (5) serious and more positive approach. Be sure that you about security. This is a great time for entering completely
18. Implement (4) allocate jobs to the right people. new ventures.
CRYPTIC PUZZLE LIBRA—September 23-October 22
ACROSS Accept very little at face value. A casual remark may have
6. She’s in pursuit (6,5). 7. Find fault with, though you a hidden meaning. A bargain too good to be true is just

SUDOKU
do better right through (4). 8. A tired and waddling fat that. The wokplace is on the upswing, now that moody
guide (8). 9. He torments one: that’s the problem (6). people have cheered up.
10. Such remedies as it takes two men to produce (6). SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
12. Close the gap in the game (6). 15. Go on to summa-
rise (6). 17. There’s a slip-up and the ball gets a goal
(8). 19. Be obviously fond of and go back half a mile to
NUMBER GAME
It is easy to forget names and dates right now, but on the
other hand you are remembering some events and people
get (4). 20. It means a ruler was used to open a cell door from the very distant past. One of these people may sud-
(5,6). ANSWER
denly step BELOW
into the present.
DOWN SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
1. Meant to stay and does engineer it (8). 2. A dopey
jacket! (6). 3. Exchange one rod for another? (6). 4. Sticks Friends and family may seem a little possessive and so-
up for the complacent (4). 5. A right angle it’s not, lady! cial plans may need rearrangement. Exercise is impor-
(6). 6. Conclude it’s cold comfort (5). 11. Returns, or tant. If a friend asks you to consider a new sport, look at
the advantages.
spends foolishly (8). 13. Say something dirty agian (6).
14. By a quarter to five, poor Lily is in a bad way (6). 15. CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
Money the letter has (6). 16. A man working at the green- You could find yourself doing a lot of explaining. It seems
grocer’s (5). 18. Tells you the young ass is mad about that everyone wants to know the whys and wherefores of
(4). your actions. Pets are in the picture - perhaps you will be
petsitting.

SOLUTIONS - CROSSWORD NO. 9005
mark. 14, E-V-illy. 15, Rental. 16, Mel-on. 18, Sa-Y-s. AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
Friendship is the theme of this upbeat week. Someone
QUICK SOLUTIONS
5, A-ngela. 6, C-ease. 11, Responds (anag.). 13, Re-
from the past could turn up. You know that he/she has
Across - 6, Penicillin. 8, Task. 9, Sten. 10, Large. 11,
Down - 1, Prop-osed. 2, Reefer. 3, Switch. 4, Smug (rev.).
changed but are not sure if it’s for the better.
Reel. 12, Versatile. 16, Physician. 20, Alas. 22, Trash.
17, O-mission. 19, Og-(mi)le. 20, Royal pardon.
PISCES—February 20-March 20
23, Ruse. 24, Urdu. 25, Determined.
(anag.). 9, Teaser. 10, Herb-Al. 12, Bridge. 15, Resume.
Down - 1, Gentle. 2, Finnish. 3, Fillet. 4, Floral. 5, Enter.
Across - 6, Career woman. 7, Ca-R-p. 8, Fatigued There’s a fine opportunity for alert Pisces to make a ca-
7, Aspen. 13, Icy. 14, Scorpio. 15, Glare. 17, Hearth. 18,
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS reer advancement. Confide more in relatives - your old-
est and wisest ones. Your sense of humour can be too
Sphere. 19, Answer. 21, Study.
Pisces. 16, Third. 18, Tool. subtle for loved ones.
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS
Insist. 6, Inter. 11, Lutheran. 13, Relish. 14, Expose. 15,
BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
Across - 6, Time to stop. 8, Edam (rev.). 9, Bolt. 10,
Down - 1, Scabbard. 2, Snatch. 3, Hazard. 4, Miss. 5,
You have a great love for children, home-life, humanity
Train. 11, To-sh. 12, Off moment. 16, Made a hole. 20,
20, Shop-steward.
and sometimes you are too sensitive and too worried
Co-O-p. 22, (l)Awful. 23, Wave. 24, Fa-I-r. 25, Excess
10, Dilate. 12, Trudge. 15, Potato. 17, Platypus. 19, Erin.
about security. This is a great time for entering completely
fare.
Across - 6, Incantation. 7, Stab. 8, Transmit. 9, Breach. new ventures.
Down - 1, Tip-off. 2, Centime (anag.). 3, Tom-tom. 4,
QUICK SOLUTIONS
Strain. 5, Spent. 7, La-S-so. 13, End. 14, Show off. 15,
SOLUTIONS - CROSSWORD NO. 9006
R-ow-an. 17, Affect. 18, Enl-Ist. 19, Livery. 21, Pa-re-d.
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FUNERALS Ballan Golf Club Bacchus Marsh Soccer Club
150 years of service to the
Shires of Hebpurn and MooraboolResults - Week ending Saturday 28 July Results - Round 14
& surrounds.
Pre-paid & Pre-planned Wednesday - Stableford Under 13s Open
funerals available Winner Kevin Lockman 30 points, Bacchus Marsh (1) lost Sebastopol (7)
R/up Barry Sims 29 points. Goal - David Dillon (1)
150 years of service to the Shires ofAndrew
Hepburn andand
Nuske Moorabool
Alicia Kay
& Surrounds. Pre-paid & Pre-planned
OFFICEfunerals available.
: 24 BRIDPORT STREET Magpie - 14th Barry Sims. Under 15s
Andrew Nuske and Alica DAYLESFORD. 3460
Kay Bacchus Marsh Yellow (0) lost Ballarat Red (5)
Saturday – Stableford Bacchus Marsh Blue (0) lost Victoria Park Blue (9)
24 Bridport Street,info@vereyfuneraldirectors.com
Daylesford
(House Teams) Under 16 Girls
5348 2762
info@vereyfuneraldirectors.com
www.vereyfuneraldirectors.com.au ALL HOURSA Grade - Winner on the day Craig Rogers (19) 37 points, Bacchus Marsh (2) lost Ballarat North United (7)
5348 2762 ALL HOURS
Individual and Personal Goodbyes. R/up Barry Sims (13) 34 points.
B Grade - Winner  Athol Love (21) 35 points,
Goals - Eliza Schembri (2)
Individual and Personal Goodbyes Senior Womens Div. 1
R/up Jimmy Walsh (22) 34 points. Bacchus Marsh (0) lost Sebastopol (23).
FUNERALS NTPs - 2nd Michael Rick Roden, 12th John Fitzgerald,
15th Don Wickson.
Magpies - 1st Barry Sims, 14th Peter Di Fiore,

PAT CASHIN Balls 6, Cut-off 32 points: Peter Di Fiore, Athol Love, Craig
Rogers, Jimmy Walsh, Paul Rogers, Barry Sims.

FUNERALS Bacchus Marsh Little Athletics
Last week, Bacchus Marsh athletes returned to Myrniong
Reserve for their weekly Cross Country meet. In extremely
1114 Doveton St. Nth, windy conditions, runners were put to the test as they
battled around a modified course of 500 metre loops. Myah
Ballarat Estlick was the overall winner in the Under 6 500 metres. In
the Under 7 & 8 combined 1000 metres, Nicholas Ide was a
convincing winner, while Sarah Burton claimed a narrow
Ph: 5333 3911 victory in the girl’s event over Imogen Lidgett-Egan. The
Under 9 & 10 athletes competed over the 1500 metre distance
All Hours with Mitchell Wells and Freya Lidgett-Egan eventual
winners. In the Under 11 & 12 2000 metre event, Xavier

ull servi
F ate costce Goodman and Zane Rich had a close contest with Xavier
claiming victory. In the Open age 3000 metres, once again
Jack Mutsaerts and Riley Dart pushed each other all the way

at moder
with Jack pipping Riley on the finish line. Evana Miesen was
the best runner for the girls.
This Saturday’s Cross Country meet will be held at Bostock
Reservoir, Ballan commencing at 10.30am. The following
week, Saturday 12 August, will be the final run for the
Centre. A handicap program will be conducted, with end of
The Moorabool News season awards presented at the conclusion of all races.
As the Cross Country season draws to an end, the BMLAC
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Central Highlands Football League
Results – Round 15
Seniors
Cats shaken
and stirred
Buninyong 14.17  (101) def Daylesford 5.8  (38)
Gordon 16.9  (105) def Bungaree 8.15  (63)
Ballarat Football/Netball League Ballan 13.6  (84) def Newlyn 7.10  (52)
Ballarat Football/Netball League
Results – Round 14
Dunnstown 9.10  (64) def Learmonth  3.3  (21)
Hepburn 24.18  (162) def Clunes 6.4  (40) Ballan v Newlyn - Football
Ballarat– Football/Netball
Results Round 14 League
Waubra 18.16  (124) def C’ham/Linton 2.8  (20)
Club – Round 14 A B C D 19&U Creswick 14.6  (90) def R’wood/C’hap 8.15  (63): In very blustery conditions, the
Results
Darley 22 22 18 15 20 Springbank  26.22  (178) def Skipton 5.7  (37) Blues took on the Newlyn Cats
East Point A 51 40 24 36 11 at home and the Seniors were
Club B C D 19&U Reserves
LakeDarley
Wendouree 22 41 75 35 3220 20 clearly out to get a win on the
Melton 51 22
22
15
18
16
15
1011 25 Buninyong 17.17  (119) def Daylesford 1.0  (6)
East Point 40 24 36 board, following the close loss the
Melton
Lake South
Wendouree 41 26 75 34 35 25 32 2020 21 Gordon 6.15  (51) def Bungaree 5.10  (40)
week before at Learmonth. The wind was howling from the
Bacchus
MeltonMarsh 22 35 15 16 16 38 10 2625 16 Newlyn  8.9  (57) def Ballan 4.7  (31)
Melton South
Redan 26 41 34 39 25 32 20 2521 32 north and Blues got off to a two goal lead at the first break
Dunnstown 8.4  (52) def Learmonth 5.9  (39)
Bacchus
Nth Marsh
Ballarat City 35 26 16 30 38 12 26 816 19 but the wind was easily a four goal advantage. To the Blues’
Redan 41 39 32 25
3332 Hepburn 28.15  (183) def Clunes 1.0  (6)
Sunbury 66 46 30 15 credit they managed to go goal for goal with their opponents
Nth Ballarat City
Ballarat
26
34
30
39
12
32
8
26
19
45 Waubra 21.10  (136) def C’ham/Linton 3.0  (18):
Sunbury 66 46 30 33 15 in the second quarter and this was no mean feat given the
Creswick 10.8  (68) def R’wood/C’hap 8.9  (57)
Ballarat
Results
34 39 32 26 45
conditions. In the third quarter with the wind the Blues got
Club – Round 13
17&U 17&U 15&U 15&U 13&U 13&U Springbank 18.16  (124) def Skipton 1.2  (8)
their four goal break and the scene was set in the last quarter.
Club 17&USen 17&U
Res 15&USen
15&U Res
13&U Sen
13&U Res Beaufort  15.7  (97) def Smythesdale 4.3  (27)
Sen31 Res 26 Sen 32 Res Sen Res The Blues had plenty of run out of the middle with Base at
Ballarat
BallaratMarsh 31 21 26 32 22
22 40 27 Under 18 his best and the Sher brothers also giving plenty of drive all
Bacchus 20 20 1340 27
10 2
Bacchus
Lake Marsh
Wendouree 21 65 20 17 20 45 13 2310 372 28
Newlyn 7.9  (51) def Ballan 7.6  (48) around the ground. Down back Wilko and Zac were able to
Lake Wendouree
Redan
65
25
17
26
45
22
23
21
37 28
22 15 Dunnstown 5.9  (39) def Learmonth 3.4  (22) starve the Cats’ forwards of chances. In the final quarter the
Redan 25 26 22 21 22 15
Darley
Darley 47 47 45 45 21 21 16 1618 18
12 12 Hepburn 37.15  (237) def Clunes 3.4  (22) wind died down and the Blues come home strongly to seal a
MtClear
Mt Clear 19 19 22 22 15 15 20 2020 20
17 17 Waubra 7.16  (58) def C’ham/Linton  3.1  (19) convincing win. 
Sebastopol 19 19 28 33 19 8 88 8
Sebastopol 28 33 19 Creswick  10.10  (70) def R’woodC’hap 6.1  (37)
EastPoint
East PointJnrs
Jnrs 47 47 28 28 23 23 17 1739 39
23 23 Final Score -  Ballan   13   6. 84. def Newlyn.   7. 10.  52
Springbank 15.14  (104) def Skipton  3.2  (20)
Beaufort 19.23  (137) def Smythesdale  0.1  (1) Best - D. Tanti, B. Thomas, C. Sher, S. Sher, J. Wilkinson, Z.
Boland.
Ballarat Football League Under 15
Learmonth 7.3  (45) def Dunnstown 0.0  (0) The Reserves were not so fortunate and were very
Results - Round 14 undermanned with no bench and a slick Cats line up that
Hepburn 8.9  (57) def Clunes 3.9  (27)
Seniors had a point to prove.  The Blues opened well and Watts was
Waubra  5.7  (37) def C’ham/Linton 5.6  (36)
in the thick of the action especially in the middle. Down back
Bacchus Marsh 14.19 (103) def Melton South 7.10 (52) Creswick 17.16  (118) def R’wood/C’hap 0.0  (0)
Marcus Darley and James Conlan were under the pump but
Sunbury 12.18 (90) def Ballarat 4.5 (29) Springbank  13.7  (85) def Skipton 3.1  (19)
gave plenty of drive out of defence. Hayden Thompson had
Buninyong 16.9  (105) def Daylesford 0.0  (0)
Darley 10.18 (78) def East Point 5.11 (41) already covered plenty of country in the Under 18s and kept
Gordon  15.11  (101) def Bungaree 1.4  (10)
Lake Wendouree 13.13 (91) def Melton 2.8 (20) up the tempo in the reserves. The lack of a healthy bench
Smythesdale 6.10  (46) def Beaufort 5.5  (35)
shone through in the final quarter when the Cats’ fresh legs
Redan 14.10 (94) def North Ballarat City 6.8 (44) ran over the Blues with three unanswered goals. With two
Central Highlands Netball League
Reserves Central Highlands Netball League games to go the Blues will be hoping for a win next week
Bacchus Marsh 14.9 (93) def Melton South 3.6 (24) Results – Round 15 against Daylesford.
Results – Round 15
Sunbury 10.9 (69) def Ballarat 4.13 (37) Final Score - Ballan. 4. 7. 31 lost. Newlyn. 8. 9. 57
Club 13&U 15&U 17&U C B A Best - R Watts, J Conlan, M Darley, T Bryant, J Downey, H
Darley 10.8 (68) def East Point 7.5 (47) Ballan 2 15 10 13 17 58 Thompson.
Lake Wendouree 8.13 (61) def Melton 3.7 (25) Newlyn 9 19 22 49 39 35
The Under 18s had this win pencilled in but the Cats had
Beaufort 12 29 36 54 65 66
Redan 24.14 (158) def North Ballarat City 0.3 (3) Smythesdale 23 12 15 5 8 27 other ideas and opened superbly going goal for goal with the
Under 18.5s Buninyong 39 45 37 39 - - Blues, even though they were kicking against the wind. The
Daylesford 1 7 7 14 - - Blues had several injuries but that aside the Cats were out to
Melton South 3.3 (21) def Bacchus Marsh 2.7 (19) make a point. In the final quarter, the Blues gained the lead
Dunnstown 14 7 12 16 18 31
Ballarat 8.8 (56) def Sunbury 4.4 (28) Learmonth 4 23 21 24 26 29 and looked to have the upper hand but Newlyn responded
East Point 13.14 (92) def Darley 5.11 (41) Gordon 13 12 19 23 18 35 with a goal right on the siren to seal the deal. Campbell
Bungaree 15 54 34 52 47 47 Sparrow was in everything up forward and around the
Melton 7.9 (51) def Lake Wendouree 3.7 (25)
Hepburn 22 39 46 30 33 65 ground. Jetta Stone and Hayden Thompson were also solid
North Ballarat City 6.6 (42) def Redan 5.7 (37) Clunes 1 8 14 23 46 50 contributors for the whole match. The Blues now have a week
Rokewood 5 10 14 38 26 42 off (bye) and still remain second on the league ladder.
Creswick 48 11 33 28 30 34 Final Score - Ballan  7. 6. 48. lost Newlyn. 7. 9. 51
Ballarat Junior Football League
Springbank 20 30 17 33 39 68
Best - C Sparrow, J Stone , H Thompson, L Trickey, L Conlan,
Results – Round 13 Skipton 15 12 13 19 24 22
C Brown. 
Under 16.5 Seniors Waubra 18 19 23 36 39 48
Carngham 13 17 19 8 16 20 It might have been a gale force wind blowing from the north
Ballarat 16.16 (112) def Bacchus Marsh 4.8 (32) but that did not seem to distract the Under 12s, who were
Darley 15.18 (108) def Mount Clear 3.9 (27) in complete control from the first bounce and dominated up
forward. Cody Gates was the focal point and he also palmed
Lake Wendouree 11.9 (75) def Redan 11.7 (73)
off plenty of the action to the other forwards. Brodie Hamilton
North Ballarat 16.10 (106) def East Point 3.7 (25) and Noah Pace were in the thick of the action and have
Under 16.5 Reserves certainly grown as footballers as the year has progressed.
Ballarat 14.11 (95) def Bacchus Marsh 5.9 (39) Next Sunday the boys have their lightning premiership at
Creswick and on form, are sure to do well.
Darley 7.12 (54) def Mount Clear 3.9 (27)
Final Scores   10. 7. 67. Def. Newlyn. 0. 0. 0
Lake Wendouree 22.20 (152) def Redan 4.3 (27) AFL Goldfields Women’s Best Players: B Hamilton , N Pace , C Boland , D Smits.
North Ballarat 8.11 (59) def East Point 4.2 (26)
U/14 Seniors Football League Netball
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C Grade - With only a couple of rounds left in the home
Melton Centrals 3.1 (19) def East Point Dragons 1.7 (13)
Mount Clear 6.9 (45) def Darley 2.5 (17) and away season, the girls were keen to score another
Redan 8.11 (59) def Sunbury Kangaroos 3.3 (21) win. Unfortunately, Newlyn were too strong and had a
Redan 11.17 (83) def Lake Wendouree 9.3 (57)
North Geelong 18.21 (129) def Ballarat Swans 0.0 (0) comfortable win.
East Point 8.15 (63) def North Ballarat 4.0 (24)
Division 2 Final score - Ballan 13 lost Newlyn 59. 
U/14 Reserves
Bacchus Marsh Cobras 14.15 (99) def Redan Gold 0.0 (0) B Grade - It wasn’t an easy game for the girls this week,
Ballarat 8.7 (55) def Bacchus Marsh 1.2 (8) taking on a stronger team in Newlyn. Great defensive efforts
Carisbrook 7.11 (53) def Drysdale Hawks 3.5 (23)
Mount Clear 5.7 (37) def Darley 1.5 (11) kept Ballan in the contest, but the opposition proved to be
Ballarat Youth Girls too good.
Redan 8.16 (64) def Lake Wendouree 1.0 (6)
North Ballarat City 4.6 (30) def Lakers 3.6 (24) Final score - Ballan 17 lost Newlyn 39.
Sebastopol 15.14 (104) def East Point 2.2 (14) Ballarat Swans 26.18 (174) def East Point Dragons 0.0 (0) A Grade - The team had a big challenge ahead of them last
U/12 Seniors Redan 3.9 (27) def Carisbrook Lions 3.6 (24) weekend as they took on Newlyn, who were placed above
Bacchus Marsh 13.10 (88) def Ballarat 1.0 (6) Ararat Storm 14.7 (91) def Creswick 1.4 (10) them on the ladder. A win would guarantee the girls a spot
Mount Clear 8.6 (54) def Darley 0.1 (1) in finals action for season 2017. Each team member knew
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Redan 5.3 (33) def Lake Wendouree 4.4 (28) Sunbury Kangaroos 17.10 (112) def Gisborne White 0.1 (1) member executed their role near perfectly. Ballan led at every
Sebastopol 6.8 (44) def East Point 3.2 (20) Gisborne Blue 17.15 (117) def Bacchus Marsh Cobra 3.3 (21) break and quarter by quarter extended their lead to beat
U/12 Reserves Ballarat U/13 Junior Girls Newlyn by 24 goals. The A grade side is to be congratulated
Ballarat 4.4 (28) def Bacchus Marsh 1.7 (13) on the win and for the commitment they have shown to each
North Ballarat City 5.5 (35) def Lakers 1.0 (6)
other, the club and to improving their game every single
Darley 1.4 (10) def Mount Clear 1.3 (9) East Point Dragons 4.3 (27) def Ballarat Swans 3.3 (21) week. A grade now sit 7th on the ladder ahead of a bye this
Redan 4.4 (28) def Lake Wendouree 0.3 (3) Riddell U/13 Junior Girls weekend against Daylesford.
East Point 4.1 (25) def Sebastopol 1.2 (8) Darley Devils 10.11 (71) def Melton JFNC 0.0 (0) Final score - Ballan 59 defeated Newlyn 35.
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Very good condition. very good cond., RWC, tub liner, excellent condition, tray. YWR597. $18990 Full service history.
PRICE REDUCED $5000 Reg UQL303, $5000 ONO 10 months rego. YQU989. 9399 Western Highway, East PRICE REDUCED $14,900 ONO Ph 0400 066 383
Enquiries: 0418 146 782 Ph: 0407 318 187 $9,000 - Phone 0419 335 362 Ballarat. Ph: 0428860345 Ph 0427 070 546

Sell your
JAYCO FREEDOM POP TOP
2001, 17’6”, fully insulated anniv. 2014 JAYCO STARCRAFT
MOTORHOME SUNLINER
ECLIPSE (Reg ZCS 275)
JAYCO WESTPORT POP TOP
2001, 17ft, awning and full
Caravan
here $50
model. Awning and full annex, 13 foot pop top, Rego.(X86208), Ford transit 2004. Diesel. annexe, peak condition, kept PORTABLE CABIN
custom upholstery, ensuite, gas North-South Bed, Cafe dinette, 2/3 berth. Gas stove, internal under cover, island bed, reverse Site/office, 6x3m, lights, power
hot water, 300AH 12V battery 82 litre water tank, innerspring heater, hot water, Toilet and cycle air cond. TV and antenna, points, air con, heavy duty door.

3 months
system, 2 single beds, level mattress, microwave, 90 litre 3 shower, 3 way fridge, solar crockery, cutlery, full oven, Bars on windows. Can organise
riders, electric brakes. extras way fridge, roll out awning, air Panels. Air bag suspension. level rides. $18,000 or best offer. delivery at owner’s cost. $6990
included. $19,000. Reg. P33 388 cond., solar panel, flat screen TV. Excellent Condition. $70.000 (Reg P23163) 9399 Western Highway, East
Phone 5367 8450 $25,000 ONO Phone 5368 1860 Phone - 0428 689 397. Contact RON 0438 090 547. Ballarat. Ph: 0428860345

BALLAN PLUMBING Service & supplies of all plumbing needs Proud supporter of
155 Inglis St, Ballan Phone: 5368 1036 Fax: 5368 1510 – www.ballanplumbing.com.au all district sport!
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Moorabool
Motoring A Moorabool News Advertising Feature

BALLAN J & A Servicing & Repairs
MOTOR WRECKERS Major and Minor Mechanical Repairs Save more
New and used parts for Log Book Servicing on four
most makes and models, All Makes and Models When you buy 3 tyres, you’ll enjoy
huge savings on the 4th!
Vehicles wanted - Free pickup. Cars to Light Commercials
Proud supporter of the
100th E.C Griffith Cup
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Tyres and Batteries That’s 4 tyres
from $385!
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Towing Services Luxury Touring 205/65R15 Super Value 175/70R13

Now Available
$100 cash back*
19 Smallmans Road Ballan on a set of 4 Bridgestone SUV
& 4x4 tyres.

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Bacchus Marsh, 8-10 Young St 5367 1055
8/22-24 McPherson St, Maddingley

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SMASH REPAIRS
J and A Servicing
Now in Ballan and Bacchus Marsh Fuel
Jaimie Beechey arrived in the Moorabool
• VACC Accredited Shire 8 years ago and set up his
• All work guaranteed Mechanical Services business 7 years
• Courtesy car available by appointment ago, boasting a prominent position in
Ballan’s Industrial Estate. 12 VOLT
CAR BATTERIES
• Repairer for all insurance companies
Jaimie completed his apprenticeship in
• Low bake oven for factory finish
FROM $89
Sydney whilst working in his father’s
• Car-o-liner chassis straightener business working on cars and trucks for
20 years. These days he mainly works on
• Dustless sanding
cars and particularly enjoys working on
• Spot welder four wheel drives. He has over 25 years
• 24hr secured, monitored premises experience in the mechanics industry.
206 Main St, Bacchus Marsh
Running the business at 19 Smallmans
Road, Ballan Jaimie’s expertise is in Ph: 5367 3732
BALLAN AND Mechanical Repairs, Batteries, Log Book
DISTRICT TOWING Servicing, (VACC member), Clutches,

• 24 Hour Accident Towing
Tyres and Brakes including brake
Complete Maintenance Services
S
CM

machining.
• Car Removals With a Courtesy Car service available
■ Automotive service and repair
(automatic), where Jaimie will pick up
■ Vehicle hoist install, maintenance & repair
and deliver back your car, making it an
■ Mobile Service available
■ Batteries ■ Tyres ■ 4x4 specialist
added extra service that all customers
appreciate.
■ Material handling repairs & maintenance
AFTER HOURS 24/7 SERVICING
Find out what Jaimie can do for you by
& REPAIRS (by appointment)
calling J & A Servicing and Repairs at 19
Smallmans Road, Ballan on 5368 2752 Call Simon 0419 750 753
during business hours. COURTESY CAR AVAILABLE
J & A Servicing and Repairs is the new 2 Smith Street, Maddingley (Map 18 C6)
RACV service centre now operating
26 Haddon Drive, Ballan from Unit 8/22-24 McPherson Street,
Ph: 5368 2888 MN0797G3
Maddingley, Call us on 5367 7479.
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LANDCRUISER PRADO
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away [A]
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away [A]

2.0L Petrol 2WD • Reversing Camera • Metallic Paint 1.3L VVT-i engine • 5-speed manual transmission 2.8L Turbo-Diesel engine • 17” Alloy wheels • 6-Speed
6.1” Touchscreen Audio with Bluetooth® Connectivity 6.1” colour touchscreen display • Halogen headlamps Automatic transmission • 7 Airbags • Halogen headlamps
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Recommended drive away pricing includes metallic paint and is applicable for Private, Bronze and Silver fleet customers, and primary producers only at participating dealers. Offer available on vehicles produced January 2017 to July 2017 and purchased by 31/07/2017 unless
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COUNTRY CLUB VILLAGES
Live Y our Drea m Over 55s Lifestyle in Comfort a nd Security

NEW
STAGE
RELEASE

168 Underbank Boulevard Bacchus Marsh

YOU’RE INVITED - BELLBROOK GARDENS OPEN DAY
Tour our village & meet our residents - Thursday 17 th August 10am-12pm
Light Refreshments provided - RSVP to Mary McKinnon by Monday 14th August or on www.countryclubvillages.com.au

The lifestyle choice for over 55’s • Exclusive resort style facilities
RESIDENT TESTIMONIALS
• Gym & indoor heated pool
• Secure community “We have been at
• Countless social & recreational activities
• 24/7 emergency call system Bellbrook since 2014.
• Double or single garage homes Our home is ideal,
• Solid, free standing quality homes on a
concrete slab • 2 or 3 bedroom homes up to 21 squares suits our needs and
• Friendly & inviting atmosphere provides all the space
• Low maintenance living to free up we need. We love
your time • No stamp duty to pay! the companionship
and being part of a
community and the
added security is peace of mind for us.
We enjoy the happy hours, swimming in
the pool, indoor bowls and the occasional
bingo or movie night. We mostly enjoy
the socialisation. We have marvellous
neighbours and we can join in as much
or as little as we want. It is truly the best
decision we have ever made.”
BILL & JUDY

Talk to Mary McKinnon Your Lifestyle Consultant Inspections VILLAGE OPEN DAILY
FREECALL1800 633 672 always welcome Mon-Fri 10am-4pm

www.countryclubvillages.com.au

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