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Tuesday 17 October, 2017 Serving Ballan and district since 1872 Phone 5368 1966 Fax 5368 2764 Vol 11 No 40

ICONS – The Ballan Post Office and Cenotaph provide an iconic background for the 2017 Melbourne Cup that toured Ballan last week with ambassadors Tony Bourke, Mick Robins and Ballan Jockey Club

Golden greats
President Billy Smith. Photo – Helen Tatchell

By Helen Tatchell town, a high tea lunch, a visit to the aged President BJC Billy Smith said the day including all the information on jockeys,
care facility and finishing with a Cocktail provided many a “once in a lifetime” owners and trainers from the 1870s-1890s.
The last gold rush around Ballan was back party summed up the day’s events. opportunity and experience to hold the Cup. The four Melbourne Cup winning horses
in the 1850s, but last Wednesday there was Ambassadors from Racing Victoria for the “The Cup was actually quite heavy and with connections to the area were: Don Juan
another rush to hold the gold. day were Mick Robins, trainer of Rain Lover, everyone that held the Cup had to put on a (1873); Malua (1884); Mentor (1888) and the
The $200,000 2017 Melbourne Cup came to a dual back to back Melbourne Cup winner white glove. Not only were we blessed with great Carbine (1890).
Ballan as part of the Emirates Melbourne in 1968 and 1969 and Tony Bourke, Sports community involvement with the event but The Hall was host to the Cup for most of the
Cup Tour, one of 31 destinations throughout writer for The Age with a career in the media over eight months of research by the Ballan

Australasia, and only one of five in Victoria. dating back to 1955. Shire Historical Society certainly helped put
day, allowing the public to experience what
many can only dream of doing.
The Ballan Jockey Club hosted the event Many volunteers and community groups us on the map.” The Ballan Jockey Club host their Cup
starting with a champagne breakfast at the engaged in the day with the local Ballan In the Mechanic’s Hall the Historical Society meeting at Geelong and this year it will be
local St Brigid’s catholic PS, put on by the & District Community Bank Branch had a large display of all four Melbourne Cup held on Saturday 11 November. Enquiries
Parents and Friends; a parade through the contributing close to $4000 in donations. horses associated with Ballan and district, Catherine Moon (Sec) – 0409 007 913.

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An aerial shot of the current works being undertaken on Halletts Way.
Photo - VicRoads

Bridge closed to foot traffic
By Jessica Howard
SPACE FOR YOUTH - (L-R) Katie Curwood, Elyk Morganleheny and Thomas Alkemade. Photo – Jessica Howard

Youth have 22 good reasons
As the construction of the new Halletts Way interchange nears
completion, pedestrian access across the bridge will be closed.
From yesterday, Monday October 16, the Halletts Way bridge will
be closed to pedestrians until the completion of the new dedicated
pedestrian and cycling bridge in mid-2018.
By Jessica Howard “Studio 22 was predominately resume writing.
VicRoads Project Director Nigel Powers said safety is the key priority
created by a group of Federation “The separate office space has three
Young people in Moorabool now during construction.
University VCAL students, aged service desks that will provide
have access to an exciting new space. from 15 through to 17. They have access to a number of youth services, “Which is why we need to take all the necessary steps to protect
Studio 22 officially opened over the been involved right from the get go from both [Council] and elsewhere. pedestrians,” he said.
September school holidays, with and are responsible for 90 per cent of It will make youth services much “As part of the Halletts Way upgrade, we are building a dedicated
a three-day program providing the work to set up the space”. more accessible for those in the pedestrian and cycling bridge, which will provide a fantastic link for
a number of activities including The new youth space has a pool area”. people in Bacchus Marsh who have previously had to walk along the
henna art, video games, art and table, television and kitchenette, At the time of writing, around 60 side of the roadway”.
craft, and basketball. alongside an office space that will young people had attended the Mr Powers said the upgrade is progressing well.
Moorabool Shire Council Youth cater for up to three services and space since its opening. “We are well-advanced in the construction of the two new access
Services Coordinator, John Perham a separate room for individual Mr Perham said while the opening ramps to the Western Highway and we are currently building
said it is great to finally have a counselling. hours were still in trial stage, the foundations for the new pedestrian and cycling bridge.
permanent home for young people Mr Perham said the room would studio would be open from Tuesday “We are really grateful for the community’s patience and
to hang out in. also be fitted with computers in the to Thursday, 3pm to 5pm. understanding during construction; our goal is to keep disruption to
“The aim is to engage with young near future. Studio 22 is located at the Darley a minimum”.
people and help to develop their “Alongside the basic entertainment, Community Hub, 182 Halletts Way. The Australian and Victorian Governments have invested $12.8
skills while connecting them we will soon provide dedicated For more information visit www. million to deliver the Halletts Way Interchange Project, providing
to the community in a relaxed programs for things like school moorabool.vic.gov.au or call 5366 the Bacchus Marsh community with new entry and exit ramps and a
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Time to
take action
By Jessica Howard A further $60 million investment will
deliver training, equipment and facilities to
With an above-normal fire season forecasted Victorian firefighters.
for this summer, it’s perfect timing for Activities to increase the diversity of
Victoria’s Fire Action Week. Victoria’s fire services will be progressed
Commencing last Friday October 13, the along with a volunteer recruitment and
annual event urges residents to be better retention drive.
prepared for the upcoming fire season by As recommended in the recent Legislative
preparing their properties and increasing Council inquiry, CFA and MFB will also
their understanding of risks. publish quarterly response times to improve
Minister for Energy, Environment and transparency.
John Molesworth is the 2017 Moorabool Citizen of the Year, now he will work alongside The first set of data will be published in
Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio said
councillors to judge the nominations for 2018. Photo – Helen Tatchell
staying safe this bushfire season was an coming weeks.

Judges at the ready immediate focus in the community.
“Talk to your family and friends about your
plans, and make sure you know when to
Minister for Emergency Services, James
Merlino said the continued investment
into local firefighters ensures they have the
equipment, facilities and training they need.
By Kate Taylor leave and where to go to stay safe,” she said.
“Our firefighters do us proud every single
In its eighth year, Fire Action Week comes
A selection panel to decide upon the recipients of Moorabool Shire Council’s 2018 Australia day and are ready for another dangerous
Day Awards has been appointed. just weeks after bushfires impacted the
fire season, but it is important that every
The panel consists of this year’s Citizen of the Year, John Molesworth, as well as three Gippsland region.
Victorian does their part to ensure they stay
councillors as appointed at the October 4 council meeting – West Ward Councillor Tom Fortunately, a range of initiatives recently safe – that’s what Fire Action Week is all
Sullivan, Central Ward Councillor Paul Tatchell, and East Ward Councillor John Keogh. rolled out by the State Government will help about.”
The award categories and nomination process have been widely publicised by council over support local firefighters.
recent weeks. Victorians can stay up-to-date with
A record $29.4 million has been invested emergency warnings throughout the fire
Nominations for all award categories close on 16 November, 2017.
into Victoria’s biggest ever firefighting season by tuning into local radio and Sky
Moorabool’s Australia Day celebrations will be held on Friday 26 January in the Mechanics
aircraft fleet, which will provide a mix of News broadcasts, phoning the VicEmergency
Institute, Ballan and will include a community breakfast and the award presentations.
water-bombing aircraft, including fixed- hotline 1800 226 226, visiting emergency.vic.
To nominate for these awards, download a form on council’s website https://www.
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What is threatened?
By Jessica Howard tailed phascogale, the growling grass frog
and the southern bent-wing bat.
With more than 2000 threatened species in She said an expert would also discuss a
Victoria, it can be difficult to know how to number of rare and endangered birds and
protect them and their habitat. plant species.
Fortunately, the Moorabool Catchment “Our aim is to teach the community about
Landcare Group will soon be host to a free the appearance of these animals, how to
information day on the threatened species of better look after them and gauge whether
Moorabool. or not people have actually seen them in the
Species are considered ‘threatened’ if Moorabool area.
they are assigned the status of vulnerable, “We will have a particular focus on the
endangered, critically endangered or extinct brush-tailed phascogale, which is also
in the wild. known by its native name Tuan”.
Moorabool Catchment Landcare coordina- Ms Johnson said all attendees will receive
tor, Jennifer Johnson said a number of short a free grass land plant, and if a member
presentations, held on the hour, will cover of Landcare, a free nest box created by the
Common Bent-wing Bat. Photo: EcoLinc (James Booth via NatureShare). three main threatened species; the brush- Ballan Men’s Shed.
The free event will also offer information on
the Moorabool Catchment Landcare Group
and its plans for 2018.
“It should be a good day, filled with lots of
giveaways and information,” Ms Johnson
said.
“We will be conducting presentations from
10am to 2pm, however we will possibly run
later if there is a lot of interest. We encourage
people to come down and ask a lot of
questions”.
The threatened species of Moorabool will
be held on Saturday October 28 at Ballan
Mechanic’s Hall, 143 Inglis Street.
The event is funded by the R E Ross
Trust and a Threatened Species Protection
Initiative Volunteer Action grant. For more
information, contact Jennifer Johnson on
moorabool.landcare@gmail.com

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

The Australian Marriage Law Postal
Survey 2017 closes 7 November. Brookfield couple Raman and Aman are
the proud parents of a little girl. Baby Kaur
arrived on Wednesday 11 October at
11.36pm, weighing 3780 grams. Baby Kaur
Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry? is a new sister to Amteshwar.

This is your chance to have your say on whether Australian law should be changed to allow
same-sex couples to marry. Council Clip
By Kate Taylor
Just answer ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on the form. Put it in the Reply Paid envelope and mail it back straight away.
Survey responses must be received by 7 November. Your response will be completely confidential. Moorabool Shire Council’s 2016-2017 Annual
Report is now available for public viewing.
The report, prepared in line with the Local
Government Act and forwarded to the Local
Government Minister, was formally adopted
at the October council meeting held in
Bungaree.
The Annual Report outlines council’s
Have your say. performance over the 2016-2017 financial
year, containing information on Council’s
Information Line: 1800 572 113 | Visit: www.marriagesurvey.abs.gov.au performance against the adopted Council
Plan and Annual Budget.
The report is now available on council’s
website, or at council offices.
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POLICE ROUNDS
By Jessica Howard son Street and into an Old 60 metres. The cause of the
Geelong Road property. The fire is being investigated by
A six-hour manhunt was 21-year-old male was arrest- Moorabool CIU.
conducted by local police ed and taken by ambulance •••
after an involuntary patient to the Ballarat Base Hospital, Ballan Police have fare-
escaped in Gordon. where he was admitted. welled their beloved cleaner
The manhunt occurred on Ballan Police extend their Judy Jones, who has retired
Friday October 6 and includ- thanks to the occupants in after close to 50-years at the
ed the assistance of the dog Gordon and Ballan for their station. Judy has been associ-
squad and police members assistance. ated with Ballan Police since
from Ballan, Gordon, Bac- ••• 1968 and is the widow of for-
chus Marsh and the High- Ballan Police attended a mer Officer in Charge, Tom
way Patrol. The search con- suspicious fire on the riv- Jones. Judy will be missed,
cluded in a chase from the erbank of the Lerderderg however her involvement
Ballan Recreational Reserve, River in Bacchus Marsh on has not yet ended, as she has
through backyards between October 3. The fire was ap- agreed to assist in compiling
Steiglitz Street and Atkin-
Bacchus Marsh proximately 10 metres by a history of the station.
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By Jessica Howard
My life at
The farm school was the
only institution in Victoria
Eric recalls rising at 6am
each morning and having a
Children would then rush
out to a paddock to take part
“We were all larrikins, but
I always seemed to be in the
of school, sport on Satur-
day and Sunday School and
Eric Goldspink was just to have been constructed cold shower before making in military-style exercises, wrong place at the wrong Church on Sunday.
nine-years-old when he specifically for child mi- his bed and undertaking before eating breakfast - por- time”.
gained 150 new brothers and grants, however it offered a “You got out of the village
household duties at the cot- ridge, bread and jam -and Between farm chores and
sisters. hard life for some, with lim- tage dorm. whenever you could, most of
ited education opportunities departing for school. school, Eric amused himself
Born in England, he was “The shower was so cold the time we went hunting. as
meaning boys left school to Eric, who shared a dorm with cricket in summer and
placed in an orphanage you’d try and run around we’d make money from sell-
become farm labourers at with 15 other boys, said he soccer in winter; cub scouts;
following the death of his the outside so you didn’t get ing rabbit skin”.
just 14-years-old. often found himself in a spot rabbit hunting and hiking in
father and was later sent to wet,” he said. In 1944, Eric was part of the
Eric attended Glenmore of trouble both at school and the Brisbane Ranges.
Australia with the promise “In the morning, everyone
State School, which was lo- at the farm. He said he liked to stay under-15 2nd XI soccer team
of a better future. cated about a quarter-mile had a job to do, whether it
“There was a policy be- away from what he referred that took out the Sunkling
On July 23, 1939, he was in from Lady Northcote. Chil- was cleaning the dining
the sixth party of migrant room, sweeping the dormi- tween the boys that if we to as the ‘village’. Shield in Melbourne. The
dren walked to and from
children who arrived at Lady school twice a day - return- tory floor or cleaning the were all acting up and you “It was more or less a seven- team often travelled to the
Northcote Farm School, near ing home to eat a hot meal at bathroom - the jobs always were caught, you took the day week. Every day was city to compete, with train-
Bacchus Marsh. lunch time. changed”. blame,” he said. housework; we had five days ing held at the farm.

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Lady Northcote
“We didn’t have a special
ground, it was the same
at the dairy and a fortnight
at the rest of the farm. Milk-
While England would
always be his home, Eric
paddock we did our cross ing was early, but good, be- missed the sunshine and he
country runs on, so if some- cause in between milking migrated back to Australia
one had a good kick on them you had time to yourself”. with his new family in 1958.
you’d have to chase the ball In 1945, Eric moved to
for 200 metres,” he said. He returned to Victoria, Eric Goldspink was
Green Swamp Road in New where he lived and worked just nine-years-old
While 1944 brought victory South Wales, where he was when he arrived at
to the under-15 soccer team, on a sheep and cattle farm in
employed to do housework. Lady Northcote Farm.
it brought closure to Glen- Rowsley for 14-years.
Located about five-miles Photo Jessica Howard
more State School. from the nearest town, he The adventures that fol-
Child migration had been recalls driving a horse and lowed saw him return to
suspended between 1939 gig to pick up the mail and Bacchus Marsh in 1981, be-
and 1948 due to WWII, and bread from the shop. fore moving on to Powers
in view of the decline in ar- “You had to open and shut Creek in Toowendarra, near
rivals and the seriousness about five or six gates on the Casterton, and back to Bac-
of the drought, the school chus Marsh in February last
way,” he said.
was closed and a number
At 16-years-old, Eric moved year.
of Northcote children were
sent to the Fairbridge Farm to a dairy farm in Colac, In the 78-years since he ar-
School at Molong, New where he worked until he rived at Lady Northcote, Eric
South Wales. was 21. During his time at has enjoyed a number of
Lady Northcote, he stayed reunions, often visiting old
Eric was one of just 18 boys
who stayed at Lady North- in regular contact with his Lady Northcote friends in
cote, where he worked on family back in England, re- Croydon and Vermont.
the farm, earning just one ceiving and sending month-
While the anniversaries
shilling per week. ly letters.
are no longer held annually,
Work included milking In October 1950 he returned
Eric recently attended the
cows, cutting wood, grow- home, where he would stay
for the next eight-years. celebration of 80-years since
ing and carting crops and
the first party of children
tending to pigs and poultry. He worked on the railways,
shovelling coal into the en- arrived at Lady Northcote,
A normal day would see him
rise at 4:30am and clock off gine, and at a radio and tel- which was held at the farm
12-and-a-half hours later. evision factory. on Wednesday July 26.
“At this stage, life was just In 1954, Eric married his Eric was one of 273 Brit-
work and play, work and wife Gladys and they later ish migrants sent to Lady
play,” he said. became the proud parents of Northcote between 1937 and
“We would work a fortnight Kathleen. 1958. The Winning Soccer Team.

Moorabool Shire Council
NOTICE OF ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday 1 November, 2017 at The call is going out to the residents of Moorabool to play an active part in Moorabool Shire
the Council Chambers, 15 Stead St, Ballan commencing at 5.00pm. Council’s Australia Day celebrations.
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. Nominations are being sought for the three awards that are to be presented at the Australia Day
ceremony. The awards include:
JUSTICE OF PEACE AT LERDERDERG LIBRARY • Australia Day Citizen of the Year – to be eligible, the person must be 30 years or
A document signing station is available at Lerderderg Library in Bacchus Marsh every Wednesday older on 26 January next year.
between 10.00am and 1.00pm. • Australia Day Young Citizen of the Year – to be eligible, the person must be 30
A registered JP will be available to certify documents, witness statutory declarations, affidavits, years or younger on 26 January next year.
enduring power of attorney or signatures. JPs do not charge for this service. • Community Event of the Year – presented to the person or group who has staged the
most outstanding community event during the year.
REQUEST FOR QUOTE (RFQ) - RECREATION STRATEGIC PLANNING PROJECTS
If you know an outstanding Moorabool resident you would like to nominate for Australia Day
Council invites submissions to undertake the following recreation strategic planning projects in
Citizen of the Year, Australia Day Young Citizen of the Year, or a Community Event, simply pick
line with the Council Plan 2017-2021:
up a form from Customer Service at either the Ballan Council Offices, Darley Council Offices
- Ballan Recreation Reserve Master Plan (CRD01-2017/2018) or the Lerderderg Library.
- Indoor Recreation Facilities Feasibility Study (CRD02-2017/2018)
Alternatively, please visit www.moorabool.vic.gov.au and look under “My Council” on
- Splash Parks Feasibility Study and review of timing of the proposed Bacchus Marsh Indoor
Council’s Homepage to download a form to complete.
Aquatic Centre (CRD03-2017/2018)
Completed nomination forms need to be submitted by close of business
Companies may submit to undertake one, two or all three projects. All submissions are due by
Friday 16 November, 2017.
5:00pm on Friday 20 October 2017 and can be submitted via:
Email to: info@moorabool.vic.gov.au NOTICE OF AN APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMIT
Post to: PO Box 18 Ballan VIC 3342
Location: The application is for a permit to: Development of a
All relevant project documentation can be requested by contacting Kristian Brudenell and 34 Cartons Road, Gordon VIC Dwelling and Ancillary Outbuilding, Removal of Vegetation
any enquiries regarding specifics of the projects can be requested by contacting Ian Waugh via 3345 and Variation of a Restrictive Covenant (increase building
Council’s Customer Service line on 5366 7100. envelope and add envelope for shed)
Title Details: Lot 2 on PS 533888A
HAVE YOUR SAY – STREET TREE POLICY
Moorabool Shire residents are being given an opportunity to make a submission to Council’s The applicant for the The application reference number:
Draft Street Tree Strategy 2017-2031, after Councillors voted recently to exhibit the draft plan permit is: T Swan PA2017090
for public consultation. You may look at the application and any documents that support the application at the office
The draft Street Tree Strategy will be out for public consultation for 28 days, from today, of the Responsible Authority: Moorabool Shire Council, 15 Stead Street, Ballan. 182
17 October, 2017. The strategy will be available from Council offices and on the website Halletts Way Darley. https://greenlight.e-vis.com.au/moorabool. This can be done
www.moorabool.vic.gov.au/consultations. during office hours and is free of Charge. Any person who may be affected by the granting of the
permit may object or make other submissions to the Responsible Authority. An objection must
be sent to the Responsible Authority in writing, including the reasons for the objection and state
how the objector would be affected. The Responsible Authority will not decide on the application
before - 7 November, 2017. If you object, the Responsible Authority will tell you its decision.

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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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.

Bacchus Marsh Christian Church
ADULT EDUCATION MARKETS Sunday Services 10am with kids program. 222 Main St,
Ballan & District Community House Ballan Lions Club Market Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries 9028 2622.
Rear Mechanics Hall, Ballan. Term 4 program – OUT NOW. Next market – Saturday 4 November
Bacchus Marsh Uniting Church Parish
All enquiries, bookings, classes & venue hire - call 5368 1934 . First Saturday each month - Inglis St, Ballan – 9am-1pm.
Services - St Andrew’s 9.30am every Sunday. Pentland Hills
Darley Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre Enquiries – 0402 390 080 (Wayne).
2pm 1st Sunday of month. Enquiries - 5367 2543 (office)
33-35 Jonathan Drive Darley. Short courses and classes. BM &
Darley Market
District Photography Club - Meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesday Holy Trinity Anglican Church - Bacchus Marsh
Saturday 21 October, 8am - 1pm. 1st & 3rd Saturday each Service Times - Bacchus Marsh - Sunday 8.30am & 10am;
of month, 7.30pm. Enquiries welcome. Phone 5367 4390.
The Laurels – Bacchus Marsh Community College month at Darley Park Football Reserve. Enquiries – 0488 345 Balliang - 2nd Sunday 10.30am, 4th Sunday 9am. Myrniong –
229 Main Road, Bacchus Marsh. Courses and classes. 145 (Alan). 1st & 3rd Sunday 11am. Enquiries – 5367 5362. 
Enquiries & enrolments - 5367 1061. Ballan Farmers Market Church of the Living God
Next Market – Saturday 11 November, 9am-1pm. Christian youth ministry and bible teaching. 2nd Sunday
MEETINGS 2nd Saturday each month, Mill Cottage car park. of every month, 5pm. Open to all ages. At 14 Darcy St
Moorabool Environment Group Enq – 0498 361 291 or 0490 114 130. Maddingley. Enq – 0408 260 727.
Next Meeting – Thursday 26 October, 7.30pm at the
Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh. Meeting last Thursday Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church
of month – Enquiries 0409 131021.
CHURCH Sundays, 10:30am, Worship Service and Children’s Program.
The Pottery Group Anglican Parish of West Moorabool Phone 5367 6550 for more details.
Tuesday and Fridays 1pm-3pm, at the Public Park Hall (next Ballan, Bungaree, Morrisons and Gordon Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit
to Tennis Courts) Stanley St, Gordon. All welcome. Enquiries Service Times – – Sunday 22 October - St John’s Bungaree, Mass every Saturday 6.30pm.
to Maureen 0447173031. 9am; St John’s Ballan, 11am. St Mark’s in the pub Gordon,
St Andrew’s Playgroup Bacchus Marsh 5pm. Enquiries - Glen Wesley on 5368 2730 for more details. Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship
Non denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Men’s
(Behind St Andrew’s Church) Cnr Gisborne Rd & Lerderderg Ballan Uniting Church (St. Paul’s) KYB Monday evenings 6pm. Ladies KYB Wednesday 1pm.
St Bacchus Marsh. Monday-Friday 9am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm. Services – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays 11.15am. 4th Sunday 9.30am Further details – 0429 681 566.
Enquiries – Cindy 0433 651 066. Reflective Worship.
Moorabool Mission Recovery Group Bacchus Marsh Life Church
Struggling with addiction; Pain from the past; family member B3 Community Meeting 10am every Sunday at the BM College Drama Room,
out of control? Meeting weekly - Wednesday, 12.30pm – Jean Focused, family friendly church with a difference. Services in Grant Street. Enquiries Pastor Merv - 0412 290 036.
Oomes Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh. Enq- every 2nd & 4th Sundays at Avenue Bowling Club, Main St, St Bernard’s Bacchus Marsh Catholic Church
Pastor Merv Patton – 0412 290 036. Bacchus Marsh. Mass Times – Saturday- 5pm; Sunday – 8.30am & 10am.
Ballan Playgroup
Every Tuesday of school Term. St John’s Anglican Church
Hall  - 9:30-11:30am. Enquiries - 0409 681 138 Anna or 0421 THREATENED SPECIES OF MOORABOOL
905 558 Tamsin.  INFORMATION DAY – FREE EVENT!
Bacchus Marsh & District Garden Club
Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at The Laurels, SATURDAY 28TH OCTOBER 2017
229 Main St Bacchus Marsh. Guest Speakers. Supper after BALLAN MECHANIC’S HALL (143 Inglis St, BALLAN)
each meeting. All Welcome. Enquiries - Wendy 5367 4170.
10 am – 2 pm
Ballan Anglers Inc
Meeting second Wednesday every month. Hudsons Hotel, Come see our displays and talk to the experts and learn about:
7.30pm. More anglers and families needed and welcome –
0400 003 936. • Threatened species such as Brush-Tailed Phascogales • Growling Grass frog
Rose-Carers of Maddingley Park
Working Bees every 3rd Wednesday & Sunday of each
Myrniong Feed Lot 2
• Southern bent-wing Bat (as well as other Bat species) • Rare and Endangered Birds
• Rare and threatened Plant species
month. All welcome. Enquiries - 0418 171 119.
Bacchus Marsh Family Drug Support Group Short Presentations will take place on the hour on different threatened species.
For Family Members who have a loved one affected by drugs. Find out what you can do to protect them, improve their habitat or just to find out more about them.
Enquiries - 1300 660 068. Are you sick of feeding and watering your stock? Come and get fed
Bring in plant species you want to know more about.
Alanon Support Group - for families of alcoholics
Meets at 10.30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
and
Get a chance towatered
find out on us about
more and catch up with your
the Moorabool neighbours.
Catchment Landcare group.
at the Uniting Church Hall, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh. There will be lots of giveaways and free plants!
Enq - 0421 222 717. Event funded by the R E Ross Trust and Threatened Species Protection Initiative Volunteer Action grant.
Lal Lal Moorabool Photographic Group Inc
Meeting 3rd Wednesday each month, 7pm. Soldiers Memorial For more information contact: Jennifer Johnson
Hall, Lal Lal. Enquiries 5341 7535. WHEN: From 5pm Saturday 21st October
Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh) Moorabool Catchment Landcare Coordinator
Meetings held 2nd Sunday of month, 2pm. Poultry Pavilion. P. 0497 770 075 WHERE: Myrniong Recreation Reserve,
Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Rd, E. moorabool.landcare@gmail.com
Bacchus Marsh. All welcome – Kerry 9741 9705.
Hardy St, Myrniong VIC 3341
BBQ and Drinks Provided
RSVP for catering purposes to Emma Muir 0412 685 404

Myrniong Feed Lot
Are you sick of feeding and watering your stock?
Come and get fed and watered on us and catch up with your neighbours.
WHEN: From 5pm Saturday 21st October
WHERE: Myrniong Recreation Reserve, Hardy St, Myrniong VIC 3341
BBQ and Drinks Provided
RSVP for catering purposes to Emma Muir 0412 685 404

Moorabool • Brochures
• Newsletters
• Booklets A4 & A5
Myrniong Feed Lot 2
rint Centre • Posters
Myrniong Feed Lot 2
print • copy • scan • design • Invitations
• Graphic Design
58A Steiglitz Street, Ballan • PhotocopyingAre you sick of feeding and watering your stock? Come and get fed
Phone: 5368 1966 • Colour and watered on us and catch up with your neighbours.
E: news@themooraboolnews.com.au • Black & White
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No cause for alarm
By Jessica Howard replacement”.
Ms Hansen said the aim of the project was
Close to 100 homes have been armed with to prevent injury among senior citizens
working smoke alarms following an out- and encourage them to be more fire safety
reach effort by Bacchus Marsh Rotary and conscious.
CFA. “We wish to thank those senior citizens
The smoke alarm battery replacement who took advantage of the free service we
project saw two shifts of five teams visit 95 offered by allowing us into their homes,
homes across Bacchus Marsh and Darley, and for the appreciation shown,” she said.
replacing approximately 180 batteries. The smoke alarm battery replacement
Sue Hansen, from the Rotary Club of Bac- project was held on Sunday, October 1
chus Marsh, said each shift took around (Daylight Savings changeover). Ms Hansen
two to two-and-a-half hours to complete. said based on its success, the Rotary Club
“Although most alarms worked on prelim- planned to hold the project on an annual
inary testing, it was found that some were basis.
either faulty or had flat batteries, proving “We hope that those citizens who took

&
the need for such a project,” she said. advantage of this service will spread the
Scott Pepin and Bruce Fawcett “Those who had faulty units were advised word, and thus increase our coverage and
(Recipient and CFA member). to seek further specialist assistance for unit fire safety awareness”. Lita Foot (Rotarian) and Del Leggatt ( Recipient)

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You Want This Reforms favour
tenants over
owners
REIV was not informed of
the changes until the media
had already been advised.
The Government’s decision
to ignore a major stakehold-
er makes it clear that they
do not value the views and
concerns of the supply side,
which are crucial in main-
taining a sustainable private
rental market.
The Institute has surveyed
GIL KING
thousands of landlords
CEO, REIV (something the Government
has not done) with a signifi-
36 Lerderderg Street Bacchus Marsh Last week Victoria’s Premier cant number indicating they
Daniel Andrews announced would exit the market (17
Auction: Sat 28 Oct at 11am sweeping changes to Victo-
For all that have dreamt of owning a home in the prestigious per cent) or increase rents
rian rental laws, with all 14 (80 per cent) if these reforms
Lerderderg St, we present this captivating 2 bdrm home
reforms favouring tenants. progressed.
which is South/North facing capturing all the magnificent
sun over the fully landscaped garden. Behind the high The REIV strongly opposes
While tenants have ap-
picket fence is a wonderful cream clinker with soaring many of these reforms,
plauded these changes, the
cathedral ceilings in the lounge, open fire place & french which will significantly im-
reality is that these reforms
doors that lead out to the front veranda. Both the master balance the private rental
will only make it more dif-
& 2nd bdrm are located off the lounge together with the market to the detriment of
ficult for renters to secure a
recently renovated bathroom with separate shower & all stakeholders.
property in the first instance.
free standing tub. The timber kitchen with SS appliances These reforms remove im-
Reduced supply of rental
overlooks the back dining/sunroom area with floor to portant landlord rights and
properties will result in
ceiling windows. Climate control includes ducted heating & reduce their security over
increased competition for
ducted evaporative cooling. Colorbond shed approx. 6x8m, what is a significant finan-
available properties, higher
double carport & high front gates create complete privacy. cial investment – the me-
rents and greater landlord
dian house price in regional
screening of applicants.
Victoria is $385,000 while
in metropolitan Melbourne Given our population is in-
that figure is $822,000. creasing by around 150,000
Under the changes, land- new residents per annum,
lords will lose the ability to the Government needs to
end a tenancy in both fixed- be encouraging property in-
term and periodic (month- vestment – not reducing its
to-month) agreements. appeal.
Landlords will also be un- It’s also worthwhile noting
able to unreasonably with- that Victoria has the lowest
hold consent regarding pets proportion of public housing
and minor property modi- not just in Australia but in
fications while bonds will the developed world and the
be capped at the equivalent Government is increasingly
of four weeks’ rent for all dependent on the private
homes below $760 per week. market.
175 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh Despite being heavily in- To provide feedback on
volved in the review process these new reforms, visit
Rayner Phone: 5366 3600 for the past two years, the www.vic.gov.au/rentfair
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W
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Bacchus Marsh 6 McLachlan Street 3 2 2
Buy Off the Plan and Save on Stamp Duty
Save money on stamp duty by buying off the plan on your new principle place of residence.
First home buyers SAVE up to $38,600.00. No waiting for titles, Ready to start building.
Extra featuring include: 21sq home with generous sized bedrooms. 2 living areas, study nook,
ducted heating and evap cooling. 900mm gas cook top in the kitchen with stone bench top and
butler’s pantry. Dishwasher, cloth line, mail box and TV antenna. 9 ft ceilings and remote DLG with
internal access. Driveway, footpath and front of house landscape.
Private Sale $449,000
Inspect By appointment
Office 2/137 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754 len@lensmith.com.au
Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828 kelvin@lensmith.com.au

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Bacchus Marsh 21 George Street 3 2 1 Bacchus Marsh 435 Werribee Vale Road 3 2 2

Easy Living in Central Location Private Sale Impressive Home on 2 acres Private Sale
This traditional weatherboard home This impressive property is in a quiet
offers a wonderful blend of period Price $495,000 rural location, yet only 5 minutes Price $749,000
style and french provincial touches. Inspect Saturday 11.00–11.30am drive to Bacchus Marsh main street Inspect Saturday 12.00–12.30pm
Delivering a practical layout of 3 shops, schools & train station. Easy
bedrooms, master with ensuite, open Office 2/137 Main Street, access to freeway, 50 minutes to CBD, Office 2/137 Main Street,
plan living encompasses a functional Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128 expansive north facing living areas, Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
kitchen allowing for seamless wide verandahs, & extensive outdoor
connection to an all-weather alfresco Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754 entertainment area. Lovely valley views Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754
area. This is a fabulous home for first len@lensmith.com.au overlooking market gardens to be len@lensmith.com.au
home buyers & young families as well Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828 enjoyed. Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828
as a great downsizing option or savvy kelvin@lensmith.com.au kelvin@lensmith.com.au
investment in a super-convenient locale.
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Arbee Real Estate
FOR SALE 184 Grey Street, Bacchus Marsh
3 2 2 COMING SOON
4 bed, 2 bath, 1 car
Impressive Family Home on 1340m²
Beautifully presented family home, 3 generous bedrooms, 2 with double
BIRs & main with triple BIR, WIR & full Ens. Kitchen has quality

780m² Clifton Park
appliances, ample cabinetry, walk in pantry & breakfast bar overlooking
living/meals area. Undercover outdoor entertainment area. Heating,
cooling, study/2nd lounge, walk in line, 2 car garage with internal access.

NEW LISTING
INSPECT
FOR SALE
CONTACT
WEB
Saturday 21st October 11.00-11.30am
$539,000
Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
arbeerealestate.com.au
$499,000
FOR SALE 6b Manor Street, Bacchus Marsh
COMING SOON 3 2 2

3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car
Executive Central Living
This beautiful double storey home is located within walking distance to everything. Consists
of 3 B/R, 2 bathrooms, fantastic open plan living, plus a powder room/toilet down stairs,

Stonehill
master B/R is a parents retreat. Kitchen has stone bench tops, WIP and quality appliances. For
your convenience there is a 2 person lift, double garage with remote doors provides direct
access. 72m2 shed with rollerdoor access and solar panels providing savings on energy costs.

$395,000 INSPECT
FOR SALE
CONTACT
WEB
By appointment
$849,000
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 14 Victoria Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 45 Labilliere Street, Bacchus Marsh
4 2 4 3 2 1

Luxury Living & Car Lovers Dream Great Family Home, Ideal Location
Stunning 56 square, 8 yr old, quality Shane Cook Home. Massive 170 2
Large family home for a growing family & is within walking distance to
secure under house 4 car garage with office & storage. Master with schools, train station & Main St. 3 bedrooms, master complete with ens

SOLD
ENS, spa & parents retreat. 3 additional double bedrooms all with BIRs, & WIR, & remaining bedrooms all have BIRs. A good sized lounge,
2 bathrooms, 3 toilets, 3 living areas. Hardwood floors, quality carpets, separate kitchen & dining, family bathroom, & generous rumpus room.
premium fixtures & fittings. Professionally landscaped 10192 block. Covered pergola, carport with remote & garden shed.

INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $849,000 FOR SALE $479,000
CONTACT Steve 0475 888 101 – Denise 0456 044 024 CONTACT Denise Sniegowski 0456 044 024
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

COMING SOON COMING SOON
3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car
In Stonehill Hillview
$399,000 $389,000

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YOU WANT THIS 2 1 2 IDEAL FOR TRADIES 3 2 2
• Captivating 2 bdrm home which is South/North facing capturing all the • Ample off-street parking. In a quiet court location with easy access to the
magnificent sun over the fully landscaped garden. Auction: Saturday 28th October Freeway, public transport and sporting facilities. Auction: Saturday 11th November
• Behind the high picket fence is a wonderful cream clinker with cathedral at 11.00am • 3 bedrooms with BIRs and ensuite to master at 1.00pm
ceilings in the lounge, open fire place & French doors that lead to front veranda. • Generous kitchen and living areas
Inspect: Saturday 21st October Inspect: Thursday 19th October
• Both the master & 2 bdrm are located off the lounge together with the recently • Carport and double garage
renovated bathroom with separate shower & free standing tub. 11.00am–11.30am • Huge block with excellent vehicle access 5.30pm – 6.00pm
• The timber kitchen with SS appliances overlooks the back dining/sunroom area Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699 • Outdoor undercover entertaining area Contact: Brendan Rayner 0439 354 059
with floor to ceiling windows. Land size 850m². Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au • So much more. Prior offers considered. Email: brendan@raynerrealestate.com.au

10 LEILA COURT, BACCHUS MARSH 1 & 2/4 EVANS COURT, BACCHUS MARSH
OPEN FOR INSPECTION NEW LISTING

ATTRACTIVE HOME – LOTS OF VEHICLE ACCESS 3 1 3 2 UNITS FOR THE PRICE OF 1 4 2 2
• Fantastic 3-bedroom family home that feels inviting as soon as you walk • Investment opportunity, 2 units under roofline, one title, tenanted $20,000 PA.
through the front door. Private Sale: $449,000-$465,000 • Unit 1 –Separate lounge, large breakfast bar to meals area, 2 bdrms, open plan Private Sale: $320,000 - $340,000
• Cosy lounge room which leads to the kitchen & dining area, 1 bathroom, Inspect: Thursday 19th October study, bathroom, laundry & rear courtyard. Separate garden shed in common Inspect: Saturday 21st October
generous laundry with plenty of space & 2nd separate toilet. driveway area. Parking for 1 car. Split system & gas wall heater.
5.00pm – 5.30pm 1.00pm–1.30pm
• Abundant storage & off street parking, with double garage, single lock up • Unit 2 – Open plan lounge & kitchen with breakfast bar, 2 bdrms with BIRs,
garage plus a workshop & side vehicle access to rear garden. Contact: Brendan Rayner 0439 354 059 bathroom, laundry & rear courtyard. Separate garden shed in common Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699
• This home also offers land size of 790sqm approx. & established rear garden. Email: brendan@raynerrealestate.com.au driveway area. Parking for 1 car. Gas wall heater. Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au
• Property is leased until December 2017 at $1,560 per calendar month. • Land size approx. 651m2.

10 LOMANDRA AV, BACCHUS MARSH 6 COSTELLO CLOSE, BACCHUS MARSH 41 EDOLS STREET, BALLAN 14 ESSENCE BVD, BACCHUS MARSH
NEW LISTING OPEN FOR INSPECTION

PRISTINE PRESENTATION & AMAZING VIEWS! GORGEOUS CHARACTER FILLED HOME SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME SIMPLY PERFECT!
• Located in the popular Stonehill Estate is this gorgeous 5 • A simply beautiful property set only a short stroll from the • 4 large bedrooms (all with plenty of wardrobe space) • 2 year old, 4 bedroom, Porter Davis split level home.
year old home on 512m2 (approx.). centre of town. • Ensuite • 3 bdrms with BIRs & master complete with his & her
• 3 bedrooms plus study & 2 living areas, this home is • 4 bdrms with BIRs, oversized master with his & her robes • Large separate lounge room robes, ensuite & split system A/C.
spacious & light filled. & ENS with stunning Oak finishes & 6 Jet Spa Bath. • Timber kitchen, gas stove, dishwasher, lots of cupboards • The main living / dining has plenty of natural light.
• Master has WIR & full Ens & BIRs to the 2 bdrms. • Kitchen with abundant storage & a large Chef Oven. • Gas heater and new reverse cycle system • Kitchen: island bench, SS appliances & butler’s pantry.
• Kitchen has huge WIP & overlooks the living & dining. • Enough room for the entire family with two living spaces. • Large covered pergola with gas point for bar-b-que • kids retreat, conveniently located outside bdrms 2, 3 & 4.
• Both the living & lounge rooms have large sliding doors • A wrap around alfresco leads you to your own paradise • Double garage There is also a huge theatre room & study nook!
which access the huge deck. with landscaped gardens & a tidy garden shed. • 587sqm block with established gardens • Dual access to the alfresco with stunning sliding doors.
• Immaculate & established gardens surround the house. • 942m2 approx allotment for those who love outdoors. • Won’t last long ! • Ducted gas heating, DLUG, internal access, intercom.
Private Sale: $549,000–$579,000 Private Sale: $579,000–$599,000 Private Sale: $469,000 Private Sale: $499,000-$529,000
Inspect: Saturday 21st October 11.00am–11.30am Inspect: By appointment Inspect: Wednesday 18th October 5.30pm–6.00pm Inspect: By appointment
Contact: Melonie Winch 0408 675 011 Contact: Adam Tucci 0411 077 128 Contact: Rod Grant 0416 231 782 Contact: Adam Tucci 0411 077 128
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BUCKINGHAM, Keith Andrew 1 Pasta Chef BANH MI CAFÉ STOCKFEED
22/1/1952 - 10/10/2017 (Experienced preferred) RESTAURANT DRY 25kg bag
Son of Walter (dec) and Betty Buckingham (dec). 4 to 6 days Restaurant Manager required Oaten Chaff $14
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Loving father of Penny. 4 to 6 Days in Bacchus Marsh. Red Box Oats $11, Barley $11
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2017 commencing at 2pm. We will then cortege to the the “Team Providence and computer skills
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pests, weeds, diseases and nutritional and environmental OUR VEGETABLES ARE ONLY SOLD for both full time and casual work servicing the Melbourne
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particular seedling needs to be planted Truck driver required for local hardware store. - be able to provide references to support excellent work history
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products/plants coming into, and leaving the Nursery To apply, please forward your resume to
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PAT CASHIN Ballan 165 v Buninyong 1/69
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Ballan 9/175 lost VRI Delacombe 7/263
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1114 Doveton St. Nth, Bowling: R Lindsay 8-0-0/28, T Trickey 6-0-1/33, R Taylor
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M Popple 9 no and K Heafield 6 no
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Ballan Football Netball Club Matthew Golding and Cody Gates got the team over the line.
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Commencing 3:30pm at Main Club Rooms Ballan 5/73 lost East Ballarat 6/87
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All current and future players, members, parents and Britt 5 retired, Z Vincent 3 retired.
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LEO—July 23-August 22
A possible financial tangle on Thursday and a tiff with

Stars & Puzzles
someone you live with is likely. But the good news is
that the weekend accents social fun and work pressures
ease.
VIRGO—August 23-September 22
Things can happen in pairs through the week. Two unre-
lated incidents require fast decisions, two unexpected
announcements may come your way and a pair of sur-
prise guests show up at your front door.
QUICK PUZZLE
★★★★★★★★
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
This a good week for solo trips, long distance communi-
cation and nostalgia sessions. Give more attention to
younger family members. The current byword is inven-
★★★★★★★★ tory. Take stock of what’s missing and collect.

SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
It’s easy to lock horns with your partner or relatives just
ARIES—March 21-April 20 now. Someone will have to give in, but both parties can
Friends may be trying to influence you to spend a little prove uncommonly stubborn. Overdue achievements are
too much money now. Check with your partner or busi- recognized - accept praise graciously.
ness partner before making any type of investment.
Romance is on the upswing starting on the weekend. SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
TAURUS—April 21-May 22 Communication breakdowns punctuate the week. Phone
Surprise expenses can pose a little problem for you now messages are not conveyed and emails are not returned.
and it’s possible you will have to cut down on favourite A legal matter is indicated around Thursday. Financial
extravagances. At work you are the voice of authority - belt tightening is a must.
so speak your mind.
CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
GEMINI—May 23-June 21 Relatives frustrate you with their lack of logic, but they
You are likely to feel more ambitious than you have felt seem to get results - so take a leaf from their book.
in a long while, but concentrate on a couple of key Lovewise, don’t take relationships for granted. This is
projects rather than spreading yourself thin. A friend’s not the time for coasting along.
romantic success makes you glow all over.
AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
CANCER—June 22-July 22
NO. 9017 You will find this an excellent week for organizing so-
A lingering friendship problem can be resolved now and
cial events for yourself, your family and your friends - a nagging financial worry will be solved once and for
ACROSS DOWN all. Pettiness can upset an otherwise lovely week. Try to
6. Welcoming (10) 1. Elbow (6) but it doesn’t mean you have to foot the bill. Romance is
taking a turn in the right direction. give loved ones the benefit of the doubt.
8. Fish (4) 2. Vegetable (7)
9. Famous English 3. Walk (6) LEO—July 23-August 22 PISCES—February 20-March 20
school (4) 4. Protest (6) You take on a managerial role this week and surprise
10. Visible (5) 5. Peevish (5) A possible financial tangle on Thursday and a tiff with
colleagues and superiors with your expertise. The week-
11. Enclosure (4) 7. Ogle (5) someone you live with is likely. But the good news is
12. Filter (9) 13. Snake (3) that the weekend accents social fun and work pressures end can be a mix of festivities and complications. Be
16. Contentment (9) 14. Language (7) ease. sceptical of a bargain - things may not be as they seem.
20. Fly (4) 15. Factory (5)
22. Wireless (5) 17. Confused (6) VIRGO—August 23-September 22 BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
23. Soothe (4) 18. Immediate (6) Things can happen in pairs through the week. Two unre- You are sensitive, thoughtful, tidy and moneywise. These
24. Against (4) 19. Metal (6) lated incidents require fast decisions, two unexpected are your strengths, but in excess they are also your weak-
25. Intruder (10) 21. Hackneyed (5) announcements may come your way and a pair of sur- nesses. A little more generosity, not with money, but with
prise guests show up at your front door. time and love and your life will be the better for it.
CRYPTIC PUZZLE
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
ACROSS
6. The marmalade that may be in the can? (3,7). 8. Only This a good week for solo trips, long distance communi-

SUDOKU
thing a vegetarian won’t eat (4). 9. Get the impression cation and nostalgia sessions. Give more attention to
you put your finger on it (4). 10. Better but wrong, just younger family members. The current byword is inven-
the same (5). 11. Call out “Amen!” (4). 12. And agree to tory. Take stock of what’s missing and collect.
wander round beforehand for a drink (9). 16. Because
she arranged to have it indicated previously (9). 20. Strike SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
and you’ll get shot! (4). 22. The cockney kept the lady
captive in the wood (5). 23. One has confiscated the NUMBER GAME
It’s easy to lock horns with your partner or relatives just
now. Someone will have to give in, but both parties can
royal land (4). 24. Cooler blend (4). 25. Perhaps the prove uncommonly stubborn. Overdue achievements are
beginning of spring in the air (3,4,3). ANSWER
recognized BELOW
- accept praise graciously.
DOWN SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
1. Be very quick to get a job (6). 2. The sailor has a
solitary mollusc (7). 3. Go over swimming the channel Communication breakdowns punctuate the week. Phone
(6). 4. Criticised for not having tiled? (6). 5. An illegal messages are not conveyed and emails are not returned.
firing (5). 7. Think responsible for and about to wallop A legal matter is indicated around Thursday. Financial
(5). 13. Strain to get a look (3). 14. Cut off, are put in the belt tightening is a must.
outhouse (7). 15. In my belief, it’s a woman (5). 17. Lots CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
of ducks and a sled gliding by (6). 18. One of the insects
that are crawling on the hair (6). 19. Was going back to Relatives frustrate you with their lack of logic, but they
fight in Poland (6). 21. The bird is a female and no mis- seem to get results - so take a leaf from their book.
take! (5). Lovewise, don’t take relationships for granted. This is
not the time for coasting along.

SOLUTIONS - CROSSWORD NO. 9016
on. AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
A lingering friendship problem can be resolved now and
QUICK SOLUTIONS
Faith. 17, OO-dles. 18, Ear-wig. 19, War-saw. 21, Her-
a nagging financial worry will be solved once and for
Across - 1, Procrastinate. 8, Tango. 9, Arsenic. 10,
Slated. 5, Arson. 7, B-lam-e. 13, Air. 14, Sh-ear-ed. 15,
all. Pettiness can upset an otherwise lovely week. Try to
Twenty. 11, Lessee. 12, Scare. 14, Scrap. 18, Trance.
Down - 1, Career. 2, AB-a-lone. 3, Groove (anag.). 4,
give loved ones the benefit of the doubt.
20, Cymbal. 23, Welcome. 24, Thumb. 25, Disrespect-
Bash. 22, ‘Eld-’er. 23, Ac-R-e. 24, Stir. 25, One Fine Day.
ful.
Name (anag.). 12, O-rangeade. 16, For-esh-own. 20, PISCES—February 20-March 20
Down - 1, Potato. 2, Ounce. 3, Rooster. 4, Slay. 5, Is-
Across - 6, Cat burglar. 8, Sole. 9, Feel. 10, Out-do. 11, You take on a managerial role this week and surprise
sue. 6, Amnesia. 7, Exceed. 13, Chablis. 15, Cryptic.
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS colleagues and superiors with your expertise. The week-
16, Stewed. 17, Global. 19, Clove. 21, Bluff. 22, Leap. end can be a mix of festivities and complications. Be
Prompt. 19, Silver. 21, Trite. sceptical of a bargain - things may not be as they seem.
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS
7, Flirt. 13, Asp. 14, English. 15, Plant. 17, Addled. 18,
Across - 1, Babbling brook. 8, Mel-on. 9, Paw-paws.
Down - 1, Jostle. 2, Spinach. 3, Stroll. 4, Object. 5, Testy. BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
10, Ad-ages. 11, Pr-ais-e. 12, State. 14, Pa-int. 18, AB-
23, Lull. 24, Anti. 25, Trespasser. You are sensitive, thoughtful, tidy and moneywise. These
road. 20, Yellow. 23, Con-ta-I-n. 24, T-it-an. 25, Two-
Yard. 12, Percolate. 16, Happiness. 20, Flit. 22, Radio. are your strengths, but in excess they are also your weak-
letter word.
Across - 6, Hospitable. 8, Sole. 9, Eton. 10, Overt. 11, nesses. A little more generosity, not with money, but with
Down - 1, Be-MO-an. 2, Be-lla. 3, Le-nien-t. 4, Nips. 5,
QUICK SOLUTIONS time and love and your life will be the better for it.
Bower. 6, Oration (anag.). 7, Kismet (anag.). 13, To-Ron-
to. 15, A-better . 16, Ma-Scot. 17, T-wine-d. 19, A-war-
SOLUTIONS - CROSSWORD NO. 9017
E. 21, Lot-to. 22, Unit.
Sport
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Ballan Golf Club
Results - Week ending Saturday 14 October
Wednesday Stableford
Winner - Frank White (26) 36 points on c/b from John
Costello (25). Magpie - 14th Barry Lenaghan.
NTP - 15th Barry Sims.
Saturday Stroke - Gold Medal
A Grade - Winner Don Wickson 72-11-61, R/up Chris Tudor
75-13-62. B Grade - Winner Les Martin 80-19-61, R/up Shaun
O’Dea 80-17-63. C Grade - Winner of Gold Medal Paul
Rogers 85-24-61, R/up on c/b John Fitzgerald 86-25-61.
NTPs - 12th Chris Tudor, 15th Les Martin.
Magpies - 1st & 14th Bob Arklay.
Balls 7, Cut-off 64: Rob Brown, Shaun O’Dea, Paul Rogers,
The Pentland Calisthenics Intermediate Dance Victor Buttigieg, Chris Tudor, Les Martin, John Fitzgerald.
arrangement. Photo - submitted

Pentland Calisthenics College
The Intermediates stepped on stage at the beautiful Her
Scott McConnell preparing to deliver a bowl. Majesty’s Theatre in Ballarat last week for their final
competition in 2017. The girls really did save their best
Ballan Bowls Club performances until last. Coach Susannah Carr was extremely
proud of “…….six stunning performances….. they put in lots
Results - Round 2 of effort and nailed the things we’ve been working on which
is all we can ask for!” Ms Carr said it was a great way to finish
Ballan Division 3 played host to Sebastopol in warm off the year. The competition commenced with an evening
conditions. It was a hard fought match with Ballan having session which means the girls performed their “fancy” items
three rinks up but still went down by six shots. first and then came back the next morning and finished with
Final score Sebastopol 99 defeated Ballan 93. their Free Exercise routine. Over the two sessions they were
awarded the following placings:
Division 8 played away at City Oval where they recorded
their second win of the season, by five shots. Highly Commended: Aesthetics and March, Honourable
Mention: Rods, Second: Dance Arrangement.
Final score Ballan 82 defeated City Oval 77.

Avenue Bowling Club
Results – Week ending Saturday 14 October
Division 1 - Win to Avenue over Smeaton by 14pts. A fine win
by Ben Gould’s rink. Ben was supported by Reg Williams.
BMLAC Centre Captains Keely Rich & Daen Sadhai with
This team carried losses by two other rinks. Improving all
Liam Duggan.
the time.
Division 2 - Went down to Clunes by four. Anther close
defeat gives them five points on the ladder.
Bacchus Marsh Little Athletics
Division 5 - Gained maximum points over Webconna. The Official 2017-18 Season Opening was held last Saturday
Committee member rink, skipped by Peter Kay, was with President Maria Downes welcoming Life Members and
outstanding. Distinguished Service Members and special invited guest,
Liam Duggan. Liam was a past BMLAC athlete and is now a
Division 7 - went down by seven at Daylesford. Junior
current AFL player with the West Coast Eagles Football Club.
members Jake Carver, Peter Wessner and Hayden
Liam spoke to the athletes about his experiences at little aths
Thistlewaite caught the eye.
and encouraged them all to enjoy their sport and take up
Monday Penant (9 October) every opportunity which comes their way and wished them
Division 1 - gained maximum points at Smeaton every success for the season ahead. Liam then presented the
Sunshine brought success to the Avenue team. newly announced Centre Captains, Keely Rich and Daen
Division 2 - at Webconna turned around last week’s form Sadhai, with a certificate and Captain badges.
and were amongst the points. Lead Donna Lyons was the Once the official ceremony was completed, events quickly
standout player. got underway.
Division 5 - at Sebastapool. Frank Seymour’s rink held the Registration numbers continue to grow and new members
mortgage as Bakers Delight team of the week. are still welcome to register.
Wednesday Seniors (11 October) For any Under 9-15 athletes wishing to compete in this year’s
Four Avenue teams and two Marsh teams remain undefeated Relay Championships, Relay Interest Forms 2017 are due to
Adam Farrugia delivering instructions to his team. in the 22 team competition and top of the table. team managers this Saturday.

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[A6] Recommended driveaway pricing 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 31/10/2017 or while stocks last. Recommended driveaway
price shown includes 12 months registration, 12 months compulsory third party insurance (CTP), a maximum dealer delivery charge, stamp duty and metallic paint. + Dealer to include own disclaimer (Dealers are supposed to apply their own disclaimer here for all vehicles included and that such
disclaimer should at least contain info regarding what driveaway pricing includes, who driveaway pricing is offered to, how long offer open, any exclusions.)
Page 24 The Moorabool News – 17 October, 2017 Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au

SPRING SPECIALS
3 piece
round bale $1700
feeders
Normally
$420
Special
2" Pump / 6 HP Motor / 1000 litre
$390 Fire hose reel and extinguisher

15 litre
All purpose
pressure sprayers

from $40

Husqvarna ride-on mowers
from $2799

Orange Blundstone
Pressure pumps Boots
20% 20%
OFF OFF

STOCKFEED DELIVERY RUN CAPPED AT $5 per delivery
THURS: Mt Wallace, Beremboke, Gordon, Mt Egerton, Ballan FRI: Greendale, Myrniong

FARM SUPPLIES / EQUIPMENT FIREWOOD & GAS STOCK FEED & PET FOOD
SADDLERY & EQUINE SAND, SOIL & GARDEN HUSQVARNA PRODUCTS RAIN WATER TANKS
TRADING HOURS:
MONDAY TO FRIDAY 8AM - 5PM
SATURDAY 8AM - 4PM
TELEPHONE: 5368 1199
MN3516G

461 OLD MELBOURNE ROAD, BALLAN
SALE ENDS 24 OCTOBER 2017 OR WHILE STOCKS LAST