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Tuesday 21 November, 2017 Serving Ballan and district since 1872 Phone 5368 1966 Vol 11 No 45

Chorale Carols

ALL SET TO SING - Steve with (L-R): Margaret, Gillian, Brenda and Jill. Photo – Jessica Howard

By Jessica Howard Drovers, Christmas Day, Aussie Jingle Bells and performing bi-annual concerts for over a decade.
Christmas Bush for His Adorning. Mr Aldridge said the group still had some original
The Bacchus Marsh Choral Group will be dashing
The choristers, ranging in age from 40 to 80, have been members, however there was always room for more.
through the bush with a kelpie by their side this festive
rehearsing every Wednesday night for three-months. “We encourage anyone to sign up as we are always
An Aussie Bush Christmas will be performed by the Mr Aldridge said the performance would include looking for new choristers,” he said.
25-member choral group on Sunday December 3. 20-songs and a number of Christmas readings. An Aussie Bush Christmas will be held at St Andrew’s
The concert is the second performance under director “We’ve had an audience of around 100-people in the Uniting Church on Gisborne Road on Sunday 3
Steve Aldridge and will include a mixture of Australian past so we hope to see those sort of numbers again,” December at 3pm.
and traditional Christmas carols. he said. Entry is by donation and a free afternoon tea will
Entertaining bush ballads will include The Three The Bacchus Marsh Choral Group have been follow the performance.

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Social support space
By Jessica Howard Geelong, Sunshine, Ballarat
and Sunbury. Some are
Djerriwarrh Health Ser- repeat attenders and some
vices has created a safe new come only once. We had a
haven for women in their mum who was getting in-
pregnancy journey. duced in the afternoon so
The Expectant Tribe is a she came along just for the
pregnancy support group one day and I think receiv-
that meet at the Lerderderg
ing that level of support re-
Library in Bacchus Marsh
ally helped her”.
each Tuesday.
Bacchus Marsh mum, Kate
Katherine Geurts, group
Laing said she first attended
coordinator and consumer
representative at DjHS, said the group when she was six-
the tribe was established to months pregnant, and has
provide mothers with a safe continued to attend for the
and welcoming social space. last couple of months.
“Earlier this year, I noticed “I found out about it
that although there are through the antenatal clinic
postnatal support groups in at the hospital. It’s been real-
the area, there was a lack of ly nice to meet other women
genuine social support,” she who are expecting. I only
said. moved here about a year ago,
“As an adult, it can be hard so it was a great way to meet
to make friends throughout women going through the
the community, especially same journey as me.
when you are a new or ex- “It’s also a really informed
pecting mother. [The group]
place to ask those questions
provides a relaxed and casu-
that you may feel are a bit sil-
al support space where peo-
Contacts during a bushfireL-R (back row) Midwife Sam McLean with expectant and new mums, Mandy, Jo, Katherine and Caroline. (front row) Bec,
ple can come and meet new Catherine, Jo and Kate. Photo – Jessica Howard
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“As the community grows, don’t know anyone here,” are not often spoken about, held in August this year. Ms mums,” she said. to 12:30pm.

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Young life lost
By Helen Tatchell was a popular and well-liked member of but love him, he was that sort of young
the Ballan community, participating in a man.” People took to social media to express
Tragedy and devastation has two country variety of sports including, tennis, football He will be remembered as a fun loving, their messages of sympathy and
towns in mourning, Ballan and Dunkeld. and lawn bowls. He was also a member of kind-hearted boy, man, team mate, fellow condolences on the Moorabool News
Employed as a gardener, Ballan man Steven the Ballan Fire Brigade, joining as a junior student, community member, friend and
when he was 15-years old.
facebook page.
Tingate died after being attacked and stung most of all, son, brother and uncle.
by a swarm of bees at a Dunkeld property Local businessman and Ballan FB 3rd Steven is survived by his mother Rosalie, RIP Tangles, u will be sadly missed
where he worked as a farm hand for the last Lieutenant Ian Ireland, said on facebook (9 father Ken, brothers Chris and Michael and
12-months. He was just 27-years old.
by all, I grew up with u in Ballan
News Western Victoria) that Steven’s work sister Rebecca, and their families.
The incident occurred last Wednesday 15 ethic was great and he didn’t have an enemy when we attend same primary school
WorkSafe attended the scene and are in the
November. in the world. process of investigating the incident as they – Tammy Malins
Steven, affectionately known as ‘Tangles’, “Steven was infectious on you, you couldn’t prepare a report.
Omg I’m in such shock… we went to
the same school…brings tears to my
eyes. Fly high buddy.
– Danielle Wunhym
So very sad. My thoughts are with
the Tingate family at this difficult
time. – Beck Kent
So sad – Michael Jarvis
Deepest sympathy to the Tingate
family. Just so very sad.
– Colleen Grech.

The always happy and likeable Steven Tingate.
(Photo – facebook).
The helmet worn by Steven during his time at the
Ballan Fire Brigade. (Photo – Helen Tatchell)

Conversation begins on Merrimu merger
By Kate Taylor Ballarat, Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, Melton Ballarat, Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, Melton
and Werribee regions. and Werribee regions.
A merger between community service Merrimu has 130 staff and turnover of “We’ll be able to do this through
providers Merrimu and annecto is on almost $5 million. sharing complementary practice,
the cards. Annecto is a profit-for-purpose knowledge, learnings and research
Merrimu President Michael Wale community-inclusion association, and findings, skills, experience and
announced at the organisation’s from small beginnings in Footscray resources.”
Annual General Meeting in November over 60 years ago, annecto now has Annecto CEO Estelle Fyffe said a
that formal discussions about the a turnover of $35 million and 500 wider range of service options will be
merger will soon commence. staff who provide direct support to available to the merged organisation’s
over 6,800 older people, people with clients.
He outlined that the merger is a “result
disabilities, their families and carers “These include support co-ordination,
of opportunities” presented by both
across ACT, NSW, Queensland and accommodation and community aged
the roll-out of the National Disability
Victoria. care options, information, advocacy
Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and of aged and developing new housing models.”
Merrimu CEO Frances O’Reilly said
Phone 5367 5705 ■ 23 Grant Street, Bacchus Marsh care reforms, which he said increase
with the proposed merger, Merrimu Within the next few weeks, Merrimu
inclusion and choice for participants. and annecto will have greater capacity and annecto will facilitate staff, client
Established over 40 years ago, Merrimu to increase choice, flexibility and and family consultations to bring in
provides services to Victorians living cultural diversity in services offered stakeholder engagement and contribute
with a physical, sensory or intellectual to people with disability, older people, to the conversations, services and levels
disability –and focuses on servicing the families and carers living in the of engagement.
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Alternate energy sources rise from valley
By Jessica Howard project, comprising of 14 wind impacts on our neighbours and the dismantled and moved to the next neighbours and the public”.
turbine generators, is expected to community – all on a farm still ac- turbine. Mr Chandler said the project
The majestic and mammoth be completed in the first quarter of tive with cropping and livestock”. “Oversize components are being team is working to have all of the
wind turbines protrude out of the 2018. Civil and earthmoving works delivered with escort vehicles and turbines assembled, installed and
Yaloak valley, like the sun rising “Despite the project only having were completed earlier this year, out of peak hours wherever possi- commissioned by early next year.
each morning; and they are not 14 turbines, managing the build including concrete foundations ble”, he said. Further project advancements in-
hard to miss if driving along the and ensuring safety requires a weighing over 700 tonnes each. “We aim to keep within our stand- clude the delivery of the last tower
Ballan/Geelong road, southeast of great amount of coordination,” he Mr Chandler said all products ard hours of construction (7am- sections from South Australia and
Fiskville. said. used in the works were sourced 6pm Mondays to Fridays, and 7am the assemble of a further 10 wind
Construction is well and truly un- “From delivery of components, to locally. to 1pm on Saturdays) wherever turbines in addition to the four cur-
derway at the site of Yaloak South’s crane lifting works, commissioning A large crane used to assemble possible. However, due to weather rently completed.
new wind farm. of the electrical systems, and con- the turbines was transported by 27 conditions and technical consider- Regular project updates are avail-
Moorabool’s first utility-scale struction of the power transmis- trucks straight from another wind ations some out of hours work may able through www.pacifichydro.
wind turbine was assembled and sion equipment, our tireless project farm project in Western Victoria. need to occur, including crane lift- com.au.
in the air in late October. team have successfully steered the Mr Chandler said the 750 tonne ing and turbine assembly works. For enquiries or feedback, contact
Pacific Hydro’s Senior Project many parts of construction, keep- machine is assembled next to each “We make every effort to pro- 1800 730 734 or enquiries@pacifich-
Leader, Adam Chandler said the ing it on track and minimising the turbine and once completed, is vide advance notice to our project ydro.com.au.

A giant crane lifts the blades in place. Photos Danny Halstead - Pacific Hydro. Looking north from Reid’s Road Mt Wallace. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Common sense
By Kate Taylor larat, their kids will go to

Newly elected Mayor Paul
Tatchell has outlined his vi-
school in Ballarat… I just
want Ballarat to wake up and
consider that if they want to
Have your say
sion for Moorabool over the
next 12-months.
be the capital of Victoria’s
country towns they should
Toolern station layout
And as far as his focus goes, put in money and advocacy,
it’s all about laying the foun- I want them to support that, As part of the Ballarat Line Upgrade we’re building
dations for future growth. because it’s in their interests a new station at Toolern, between Rockbank and Melton.
“I won’t be cutting ribbons, as well as ours.
my role is to concentrate on We want your feedback on the proposed station
“We want to have a grown-
long term infrastructure,” up conversation with the layout so we can understand what’s important
Mayor Tatchell told the City of Ballarat about their to current and future residents and passengers.
Moorabool News. responsibility to the region
He said that a key part of Mayor Paul Tatchell. and the future. And if they How you can get involved
that will be attracting fund- don’t want to talk then I will,
ing and support for Moora- ture of the Moorabool shire.” and I won’t shut up.” Online Survey
bool as it grows, particu- But there will be no silver Another focus of his term as View the proposed layout and provide your feedback by
larly as population growth Mayor will be bringing mot-
completing the survey at ballaratlineupgrade.vic.gov.au/survey
bullet solution, even with
continues to spread into the orsport to Fiskville, after the
by 5pm, Friday 1 December 2017.
more opportunities for gov-
shire. Drop-in information session
ernment funding as antici- closure of the Sandown track
“Decentralisation is a key pated in the lead-up to the opened up an opportunity
Speak to our technical experts and have your say at the
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est growth, and the least an employment zone - the the same time, bring in the
amount of funding. And second part is to make sure money and the jobs and do
that’s with some fairly that the sewerage program for Moorabool what Eastern
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Newborns in
the district
Babies born recently
at Bacchus Marsh
and Melton Regional
Hospital Little Lacey is a proud sister to her new
Kelsey and Rhys Tandy from Eynesbury have
announced the arrival of their second child, a
brother Chase Hansch. Born to Melton South little girl. A new sister for Brodie, Brooklyn Melton parents Ripeka and Boom have

parents Nicole Dawson and Peter Hansch on Skye Tandy weighed 7lb 4oz (3290 grams) welcomed their first child, a little girl. Aveya
Tuesday 7 November, Chase arrived at and was born at 2.47pm on Monday 13 arrived on Monday 13 November at 6.52pm
11.11am and weighed 4kgs. November. and weighed 2840 grams.

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Saddling up winning jockeys
By Jessica Howard Mr Luke said he was thrilled to Gold Fields claimed his sixth win wait for Mornington trainer Logan back next year”.
present the 240-gram red and black from 18 starts over the 1500-metre McGill to step him up. Mr Lukes’ saddles have been worn
This year’s Ballan Cup winning saddle to Stockdale. journey at Geelong Racecourse. Gold Fields drew away from the by five Caulfield Cup and three
jockey won more than just bragging “Last month when Ballan hosted Stockdale said he had ridden the pack and won by just under two Melbourne Cup winning horses,
rights at the annual Ballan Jockey horse before, recording most of the lengths from Darren Weir trained including Brew (2000), Media
the Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour,
Club races. wins aboard Gold Fields. Imperator Augustus. Puzzle (2002) and Protectionist
my son Cameron was the MC for
Brandon Stockdale, who rode five- (2014).
the evening and we got talking to “I get on well with the horse and “It is great to get the gold cup
year-old bay gelding Gold Fields The Ballan Cup race was
Billy Smith (Ballan Jockey Club we had the widest barrier for the as a jockey and a bonus to get a
to victory on Saturday (November sponsored by the Ballan & District
President) and I said I would throw Cup. saddle also; a very generous gift,”
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New ‘ship of the desert’ docks
By Jessica Howard

If you see a baby camel
hanging around Moora-
bool - don’t worry, it’s not a
A female calf was born at
Anthony Mardesich’s camel
farm in the Rowsley Valley
on Monday November 6.
Rowsey (pronounced Ro-
sie) is the first successful
offspring for Mr Mardesich’s
business, Melbourne Camel tivals, activity scenes and teach them to sit, you only
Hire, and is one of 14 camels any sort of display work. need to show them five
I’m doing an Arabian birth- times before they will never
that live at the 50-acre farm.
day party in January, it’s all forget it”.
“It all happened pretty
pretty random, but there’s a As Rowsey settles in to the
quick,” Mr Mardesich said.
lot of work for the animals”. farm, Mr Mardesich and his
“The mother was pregnant
Mr Mardesich said Rowsey family await the birth of two
for 12-months and four would spend the next six-
days, but once she went into new offspring, due in the
years developing before she next couple of months.
labour, the calf was out in was able to work.
about 20-minutes, and in “We are just starting out
“I’ve got camels here that slowly,” he said.
45-minutes she was up and
are all in different stages of
drinking”. “I’ve got some lovely young
training. The two that do a
Mr Mardesich said the calf, lot of the work are 30 and camels which I bought from
which is named after the Mum watches Anthony and sons Nathan and Thomas with Rowsey, a newborn camel a dairy in Rochester and
calved in the Rowsley Valley. Photo Jessica Howard 15-years-old and I’ve got an-
Rowsley Valley, is “all legs”. other couple that are pretty they, together with the new
“She is very cute. The moth- and five, in June 2016. being sold out in pharma- living in a two-bedroom much ready to go, but it’s all calves, are the future for me
er is a lovely, quiet camel and cies. My friend asked me house on a quarter-acre trust-based training. and my business.
He said the tree change was
she let me and the kids come if I’d heard of camel milk, block in Hoppers Crossing. “Camels are very, very “I got sick of the rat race and
sparked from an interest in
up close and see the baby”. which I hadn’t, so I looked We moved out here and had clever; they learn the wrong this is just a great little fam-
camel milk.
Mr Mardesich moved from it up and I think about two- them as pets and over time thing just as quickly as they ily business, which my wife
Hoppers Crossing to the “In 2015 I was at the beach months later I went and it has evolved into the busi- do the right thing, so you’ve helps out with and hopefully
Rowsley Valley with his wife with a friend and we were bought five camels,” he said. ness it is. got to be patient and you’ve my boys will want to when
and two sons, aged three talking about baby formula “At this stage I was still “We do school fetes, fes- got to be careful. When you they’re older, too”.

Heartfelt day for House
By Jessica Howard Manager of Darley Neigh- it can to ensure that we are
bourhood House, Renee providing not only a wel-
Over 140 ladies, and one Knight said everyone at the coming space but a healthy
gentleman, frocked up to community facility was “in- and safe space as well.
celebrate this year’s Oaks credibly grateful”. “In the event of a medical
Day races locally. “We are so appreciative of emergency, we need to be
The charity event, held at all the support we received able to respond as best as
The Plough in Myrniong, on the day from not only possible”.
raised close to $4,000 for Mark and Ruth Mills, and In its fourth year, the Oaks
Darley Neighbourhood different businesses and Day event included a sweep,
House. organisations, but also all fashions on the field and a
Owners of The Plough, of the people who put a lot live broadcast from Fleming-
Mark and Ruth Mills said of time into organising the ton Racecourse.
tickets for the event sold out event,” she said. Co-organiser, Margaret
in the weeks prior, with a to- “For the day to be as suc- West said funds were also
tal of $1,460 donated through cessful as it was, is incred- raised through raffles and
ticket sales alone. ible rewarding for all those auctions.
Ms Mills said the initial people who put in that time”. “Deb Hoskings who owns
plan for the fundraiser was Ms Knight said although Three Tiers for Sweets made
to purchase a heart defibril- she hoped to never use the an antique stand with cup-
lator for the House, however, heart defibrillator at the cakes and Steve Hicks from
after the success of the event, House, it was essential in What Knots was the MC, as
the committee would now ensuring community safety. he is every year,” she said.
Manager of Darley Neighbourhood House, Renee Knight (right) accepts the cheque from branch out when allocating “It is really important that “It’s a real community
Ruth and Mark Mills (Plough Myrniong). Photo - submitted the money raised. the House can do everything event”.

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Swap a fine for food Don’t be a drip, be prepared By Jessica Howard
By Jessica Howard
Western Water has remind-
Moorabool library members ed Bacchus Marsh residents
can erase their overdue fines to consider their water sup-
by donating non-perishable ply in preparation for the
food items back into the bushfire season.
community. Graham Holt, Western
The Ballan and Lerderderg Water’s General Manager,
Libraries will waive $2 from Customer, Community Re-
library fines for every item lations and Operations, said
of packaged non-perishable although well-prepared for
food that is donated. the fire season, Western
The food will then be passed Water’s networks can be af-
on to Ballan District Health fected by fire too.
& Care and The Neighbours’ “In the event of a fire, if elec-
Place in Bacchus Marsh. tricity is cut or water infra-
Ballan District Health and structure is affected, pumps
Care Social Worker, Astrid and other equipment may
said the donations would fail, cutting the mains water
aid BDH&C’s small food supply,” he said.
bank that assists community “If there is extremely high
members in times of crisis. demand for water from cus-
“The Library’s annual do- tomers and the CFA during
nation tops up our supplies, a fire, water pressure may
helping us to help our com- drop.
munity,” she said. “We recommend keeping
“We are really grateful to 10-15 litres of drinking water
the Moorabool Library Ser- Sam from MSC Library Service at Ballan with Alice and a stored during summer in
vice for the initiative”. Managing Director (WW) Neil Brennan (left) with WW staff
can of donated food. Photo Jessica Howard case water quality is affected member and CFA member Neil Smith. Photo WW
The Food for Fines cam- by bushfire.”
paign will run until Friday why we have continued the damaged or lost books. Western Water’s prepara- CFA about their options for debris and vegetation.
December 1. drive again,” she said. Community members, who tions include having backup protecting their family and If you think a hydrant
Sam, from Moorabool Shire Donated food must have are not members of the li- generators ready, water stor- property during a fire. needs maintenance, report
Library Services, said the its packaging intact with brary, are also encouraged to age tanks at high capacity, He said residents can also it by calling Western Water
drive will run off the back of use-by dates no earlier than donate. and staff on call during the help the community to be on 1300 650 422, filling in a
last year’s success. February, 2018. For more information, con- fire danger period. prepared for fire season by form at WesternWater.com.
“A lot of people used the Fines will be waived for tact Moorabool Shire Library Mr Holt said residents adopting a fire hydrant near au, or sending a message via
service last year, which is overdue charges only, not for Services on 5366 7100. should consult their local their home, to keep it free of facebook.

Moorabool Shire Council
The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday 6 December, 2017 in AND ASSOCIATED MOWING SERVICE REVIEW
the James Young Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh, commencing at 5.00pm. Moorabool Shire has developed a maintenance management plan for Parks & Gardens and
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. undertaken a review of its grass mowing services. Residents are being given an opportunity
to make a submission to the draft Open Space Maintenance Management Plan and associated
GORDON TOWNSHIP IMPROVEMENTS - Mowing Service Review, after Councillors resolved recently to exhibit the draft documents for
Council has two current projects under development and wish to seek community input. The review of mowing services recommends the removal of 384 roadsides that currently receive
Gordon Township Improvement Plan a bi-annual or annual mow. To offset this, an increase in amenity mowing across small towns is
The Gordon Township Improvement Plan takes a wide look at the area and its issues that also recommended, that will see frequencies increased and various township entrances receive
includes visitor marketing, signage, economic development and infrastructure considerations a regular amenity mowing service.
that together creates a unique sense of place within a community. The Draft Open Space Maintenance Management Plan and associated Mowing Service Review
Engineering Design: Urbanisation of Main Street will be out for public consultation for 6 weeks. The documents are available on our website:
A concept design has been prepared for the Main Street, from Stanley Street to Old Western www.moorabool.vic.gov.au/consultations.
Highway and includes a range of infrastructure and landscaping improvements.
Input from the community is an important component of these two projects. Location: The application is for a permit to: Variation of a
Two drop in sessions have been scheduled; 4 Swans Road, Darley Vic 3340 Restrictive Covenant to change the external wall materials
Where? Gordon Public Hall, Main Street, Gordon
When? Tuesday 21 November 4.00pm – 7.00pm Title Details: Lot 105 on PS 116225
Thursday 23 November 4.00pm – 7.00pm The applicant for the permit The application reference number:
These sessions will provide an opportunity for the community to feed in their thoughts and help is: Quality Home Design PA2017230
set the future direction of infrastructure upgrades into the future.
You may look at the application and any documents that support the application at the office
Please contact the Engineering Services team on 5366 7100 for further information.
of the Responsible Authority: Moorabool Shire Council, 15 Stead Street, Ballan. 182
Halletts Way Darley. https://greenlight.e-vis.com.au/moorabool. This can be done
during office hours and is free of Charge. Any person who may be affected by the granting of the
Council invites applications for the existing vacancies:
permit may object or make other submissions to the Responsible Authority. An objection must
Waste Management Officer – Full Time Permanent Position
be sent to the Responsible Authority in writing, including the reasons for the objection and state
Waste Project Officer – Full Time Temporary Position until 30/06/19 how the objector would be affected. The Responsible Authority will not decide on the application
Applications close COB on Friday 24 November 2017. before - 12 December, 2017. If you object, the Responsible Authority will tell you its decision.
All details available from the website: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au.

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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Parwan priority -
jobs and growth
By Kate Taylor integrated agribusiness pre- work is in progress, but
cinct on the doorstep of Mel- further works are required
The Parwan Employment bourne and Geelong, creat- to address intersection and
Precinct is being put for- ing 1,200 jobs. As such, it was road upgrades in Gisborne
ward as a must-have project one of the top projects the Rd and Grant St.”
for Moorabool. Central Highlands Councils Meeting with the Minis-
It was at the top of the raised with Government ters was no accident of tim-
agenda at a recent Central and Opposition Ministers.”
ing – with state and federal
Highlands Councils Federal Former Mayor Edwards has elections on the political ho-
Government delegation to handed the Parwan prior- rizon, lobbying for funding
Canberra. ity baton over to new Mayor
has already begun.
Mayor at the time, David Paul Tatchell, who has stated
“The meetings we had in
Edwards, joined CEO Rob that advocating for the pre-
Canberra provided a great
Croxford, with other Mayors cinct will be a focus of his
term as Mayor. opportunity to detail the is-
Kristy Clark and Tim Bell hand over the proceeds from the Marsh Monster Mash to Jackie and CEOs at the delegation,
meeting with Federal Minis- sues and opportunities for
Tabone (middle) from the Neighbour’s Place. Meanwhile, also on the

Monster cheque for
ters, Shadow Ministers and our region, and we want to
Canberra agenda and impor-
local MPs to advocate for tant to Moorabool was the continue to strengthen good
Moorabool on a variety of Western Highway upgrade, relationships with Federal
projects. which includes the Bacchus and State Ministers/Shad-

Neighbour’s Place
“Parwan Employment Pre- Marsh Traffic Improvement ows and departments.
cinct is a very important Package and Eastern Links. “As we head towards State
project for Moorabool and “It is imperative we receive and Federal elections in the
one we continue to advocate Government investment to next 12-18 months, we will
to Federal and State Govern- relieve the current road con- continue as a Shire and as
By Jessica Howard the corner, the funds will assist us to pur- ments for investment,” Cr gestion in Bacchus Marsh,” the Central Highlands group
chase various items to put towards our
Edwards said. Cr Edwards said. to make strong representa-
The Marsh Monster Mash reached record Christmas hampers”.
breaking-numbers last month. “It is vital to growing food “We have received State tion to ensure our projects
Around 270 people attended the Halloween
More than $1,800 was raised during this spectacular on October 28. and fibre industries in the and Federal money for east and this region receives the
year’s community event – doubling the The event included jumping castles, region as it will deliver an facing ramps, for which attention it deserves.”
amount from the previous three-years. face painting, live music and a costume

Nip tussock in the bud
Organiser, Kristy Clark said 100 per cent competition.
of profits were donated back to The Neigh- The annual Zombie Walk also saw peo-
bour’s Place - a Bacchus Marsh charity that ple descend on the Main Street of Bacchus
serves disadvantaged people who are in Marsh dressed in costume.
need of emergency food relief. Ms Clark said this year’s success was a re-
By Kate Taylor when flowering the flow- when you run your fingers
“We were absolutely stoked to not only put sult of having a fenced-off event.
on a successful event but also kick our pre- erheads have a distinctive downwards due to fine ser-
“In the past years, people have been able to Now is the time for farm-
vious maximum right out of the park,” she purple colour developing as rations,” he said.
come and go as they please, meaning they ers to treat serrated tussock
said. reap the benefits of the event, but don’t actu- the seeds ripen in late spring A mature serrated tussock
on their properties, before it and early summer. plant can produce thou-
“When we went to the Neighbour’s Place ally donate to the cause.
begins seeding. “These features help ser-
to hand over the cheque, they were actually “This year, we fenced off Rotary Park, mean- sands of seeds in a season,
installing a new fridge as their old one had Recent rains and warm win- rated tussock stand out from blowing up to 20 kilometres
ing people paid as they arrived”.
blown up. ter in some parts of Victoria the native tussock grasses.” from the parent plant.
Ms Clark, who has organised the event for
has been good for crops, but
“It was perfect timing as the money donated the last four years, said while a lot of work The VSTWP has developed “Controlling mature ser-
to them covered the cost of the new fridge unfortunately, also good for
went into the event, it was well worth it. an online video and infor- rated tussock plants before
and gave them a further $800 to work with”. the growth of serrated tus-
“The Monster Mash brings something a lit- mation sheet to help land- they flower and seed can be
sock, according to Victorian
Jackie Tabone, volunteer coordinator at The tle bit different to the community,” she said. owners identify the unwant- done with registered herbi-
Serrated Tussock Working
Neighbour’s Place, said the emergency food- “Halloween is getting bigger in this country ed grass, at http://www. cide, manual removal or cul-
bank was “extremely honoured and happy”. Party spokesperson Ivan
and I personally prefer it as a holiday as it’s serratedtussock.com/how- tivation. “Having a healthy
“The donation will help in the purchase of not about presents or money, it’s just about identify-serrated-tussock. pasture and competitive
the new fridge and as Christmas is around dressing up and having fun”. “Controlling serrated tus-
sock before the plant goes “Serrated tussock has a fine ground cover is one of the
to seed is critical to prevent leaf and will roll smoothly most important aspects to
further spread, lost produc- between the index finger weed management.”
tivity and increased control and thumb, while native For further information,
requirements,” he said. tussocks feel as though they visit www.serratedtussock.
He advised that before flow- have flat edges,” Mr Carter com, or contact the VSTWP
ering, serrated tussock has a said. on info@serratedtussock.
lime green appearance and “The leaves also feel rough com.

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Dear Editor, those young Australians who died and to
For a town that cherishes its Avenue of those who do remember the fallen?
Honour, dedicated to those who served in At the same time the Flinders Street/
WWI, how disappointing on Remembrance Swanston Street intersection came to a
Day in Bacchus Marsh that the 11am minute’s respectful stop.
silence was hampered by the sound of local
Do Bacchus Marsh residents not care about
traffic thundering past non-stop, just metres
those whose plaques line the Avenue? 
from the ceremony.
Would it be so difficult to divert the Can we do better next year?
Dressing up for the Halloween Marsh Monster Mash is a family affair. unheeding up Young Street for just ten Judy Archer
Photos Katie Maree Images minutes to show a modicum of respect to Bacchus Marsh
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free events submitted will be considered for FREE publication at the
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if a paid public notice also appears in the classifieds section, as per the
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Ballan Playgroup
ADULT EDUCATION Every Tuesday of school Term. St John’s Anglican Church CHURCH
Ballan & District Community House Hall - 9:30-11:30am. Enquiries - 0409 681 138 Anna or 0421 Anglican Parish of West Moorabool
Rear Mechanics Hall, Ballan. Term 4 program – OUT NOW. 905 558 Tamsin.  Ballan, Bungaree, Morrisons and Gordon
All enquiries, bookings, classes & venue hire - call 5368 1934 . Bacchus Marsh & District Garden Club Service Times - Sunday 26 November - St John’s Bungaree,
Darley Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at The Laurels, 9am; St John’s Ballan, 11am; St Mark’s in the Pub, Gordon
33-35 Jonathan Drive, Darley. Short courses and classes. BM & 229 Main St, Bacchus Marsh. Guest Speakers. Supper after 5pm. Enquiries - Glen Wesley 5368 2730. 
District Photography Club - Meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesday each meeting. All Welcome. Enquiries - Wendy 5367 4170. Ballan Uniting Church (St. Paul’s)
of month, 7.30pm. Enquiries welcome. Phone 5367 4390 Ballan Anglers Inc Services – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays 11.15am. 4th Sunday 9.30am
Meeting second Wednesday every month. Hudsons Hotel, Reflective Worship.
The Laurels – Bacchus Marsh Community College
7.30pm. More anglers and families needed and welcome – B3 Community
229 Main Road, Bacchus Marsh. Courses and classes.
0400 003 936. Focused, family friendly church with a difference. Services
Enquiries & enrolments - 5367 1061.
Rose-Carers of Maddingley Park every 2nd & 4th Sundays at Avenue Bowling Club, Main St,
Working Bees every 3rd Wednesday & Sunday of each Bacchus Marsh.
MEETINGS month. All welcome. Enquiries - 0418 171 119. Bacchus Marsh Christian Church
The Pottery Group Sunday Services 10am with kids program. 222 Main St,
Bacchus Marsh Family Drug Support Group
Tuesday and Fridays 1pm-3pm, at the Public Park Hall (next Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries 9028 2622.
For Family Members who have a loved one affected by drugs.
to Tennis Courts) Stanley St, Gordon. All welcome. Enquiries
Enquiries - 1300 660 068. Bacchus Marsh Uniting Church Parish
to Maureen 0447173031.
Alanon Support Group - for families of alcoholics Services - St Andrew’s 9.30am every Sunday. Pentland Hills
St Andrew’s Playgroup Bacchus Marsh Meets at 10.30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month 2pm 1st Sunday of month. Enquiries - 5367 2543 (office).
(Behind St Andrew’s Church) Cnr Gisborne Rd & Lerderderg at the Uniting Church Hall, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh. Holy Trinity Anglican Church - Bacchus Marsh
St, Bacchus Marsh. Monday-Friday 9am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm. Enq - 0421 222 717. Service Times - Bacchus Marsh - Sunday 8.30am & 10am;
Enquiries – Cindy 0433 651 066. Balliang - 2nd Sunday 10.30am, 4th Sunday 9am. Myrniong –
Lal Lal Moorabool Photographic Group Inc
Moorabool Mission Recovery Group Meeting 3rd Wednesday each month, 7pm. Soldiers Memorial 1st & 3rd Sunday 11am. Enquiries – 5367 5362. 
Struggling with addiction; Pain from the past; family member Hall, Lal Lal. Enquiries 5341 7535. Church of the Living God
out of control? Meeting weekly - Wednesday, 12.30pm – Jean Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh) Christian youth ministry and bible teaching. 2nd Sunday
Oomes Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh. Enq- Meetings held 2nd Sunday of month, 2pm. Poultry Pavilion. of every month, 5pm. Open to all ages. At 14 Darcy St,
Pastor Merv Patton – 0412 290 036. Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Rd, Maddingley. Enq – 0408 260 727.
Bacchus Marsh. All welcome – Kerry 9741 9705.
Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church
MARKETS Sundays, 10:30am, Worship Service and Children’s Program.
TO A NEIGHBOUR Phone 5367 6550 for more details.
Ballan Lions Club Market
Are you: Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit
Next market – Saturday 2 December.
- looking for some meaningful voluntary activity Mass every Saturday 6.30pm.
First Saturday each month - Inglis St, Ballan – 9am-1pm.
- a tertiary student or adult with some spare time Enquiries – 0402 390 080 (Wayne). Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship
- newly retired or retiring soon Non denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Men’s
Darley Market
- interested in the local community? Saturday 2 December, 8am - 1pm. 1st & 3rd Saturday each KYB Monday evenings 6pm. Ladies KYB Wednesday 1pm.
month at Darley Park Football Reserve. Enquiries – 0488 345 Further details – 0429 681 566.
Do you have:
- people skills 145 (Alan). Bacchus Marsh Life Church
Ballan Farmers Market Meeting 10am every Sunday at the BM College Drama Room,
- some Computer skills and are happy to develop them
Next Market – Saturday 10 December, 9am-1pm. in Grant Street. Enquiries Pastor Merv - 0412 290 036.
- an Interest in Home Budgeting or Microfinance
- 3 hours a week / fortnight / month to volunteer 2nd Saturday each month, Mill Cottage car park. St Bernard’s Bacchus Marsh Catholic Church
Enq – 0498 361 291 or 0490 114 130. Mass Times – Saturday- 5pm; Sunday – 8.30am & 10am.
The No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS) could
suit you. Training provided.
Contact the NILS Coordinator email: tnpnils@iinet.net.au
Or call 5367 6222 Mon/Wed/Fri. 9.30am -3pm.
The Neighbour’s Place:
Emergency Food Bank and Microfinance Centre,
77 Main St, Bacchus Marsh
BALLARK & DISTRICT The Thrifty Minx is Having a
Assisting in the community since 1994, an initiative of BALLARK & DISTRICT GUN CLUB Pop Up Sale in Support of
the combined Churches of Bacchus Marsh.
Next Shoot: th
Sunday 5 May 2013 ‘White Ribbon – No to Family Violence Week’
Location: “BALLARK” Upcoming events
Ballan – Meredith Rd
Christmas Shoot - Sunday November 26 Saturday 25th November
Nominations: 10.00am
Event Start: 10.30am to Ballark and District Gun Club 10am – 3pm
Enquiries: Gerald Connor 0409409602
● Everyone 25 Fisken Street, Ballan, 3342
Marc Canavan 0432 237 389 Welcome
Proceeds to: Ballan Football● &High
Netball Gun
Club Award Seller’s spaces are available (BYO table)
Prizes, Refreshments, all money raised goes back into our community. at a cost of $10
Come Along and Support
Location: your District & Club.
To book: Please call in and see Jane
Ballan–Meredith Rd
or call 0484 501 162
Nominations: 10.00am, Come along and pick up a bargain!
Eye Opener from 10.30am We will be having a sausage sizzle with home-
made jams, relish & Devonshire tea available.
Enquiries: Gerald Connor 0409 409 602 There will be free lucky dips & drinks for kids,
James Molesworth 0402 000 450 and a door prize drawn at 2pm.
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Country Lifestyle at it’s Best Take the
next stop
buyers could save a con-
siderable sum of $140,000
by purchasing in Kyneton
($495,000) instead of nearby
Woodend ($635,000).
Meanwhile, savings were
also evident on the Bal-
larat line with a $123,000
difference in the median
house price between Ballan
($460,000) and the following
station Ballarat ($337,000).
Homebuyers looking to
GIL KING purchase in a regional centre
12 Jacinta Way, Myrniong CEO, REIV were also able to save a simi-
3 Bed, 2 Bath, 2 Car, 4021m2 land lar amount by purchasing
Price: $740,000 New REIV data reveals re- one stop further along the
gional buyers can save more train line in South Geelong
This property offers a unique lifestyle opportunity that is than $350,000 by purchas- ($597,000), rather than Gee-
hard to get anywhere else. ing a home in the next town long ($720,000).
Sitting on approx an acre of land in a rural country setting
along the train line. More moderate savings
and part of the gated community of Pykes View Estate,
V/Line’s Geelong service re- were also recorded on the
which is comprised of approximately 65 acres of maintained
parkland and bushland. corded the state’s largest me- Bairnsdale service with
The home features cathedral ceilings, decent sized bedrooms, dian house price difference Bairnsdale ($270,000) offer-
master with ensuite and its own private balcony, 2 sitting between neighbouring sta- ing a more affordable alter-
rooms down stairs, a third living area or study upstairs, a tions with commuters able native than the previous
2nd deck for the outdoor entertaining and amazing views to save $374,500 by purchas- town on the train line, Strat-
that can be enjoyed from every room of the house, which ing in Lara ($455,500), rather ford ($320,500).
includes gorgeous views of the pristine Pykes Creek than the previous station, Savings were also possible
Reservoir. Little River ($830,000). Lara on the Warrnambool service
is just 11km further from with Colac’s median house
Melbourne. price $37,500 more expensive
Significant savings of more than the following station
than $170,000 were also Camperdown.
possible for those who pur- Investment and infrastruc-
chased a home in Kangaroo ture commitments in region-
Flat ($293,375) instead of al Victoria by both the state
the previous station on the and federal Governments
Bendigo line, Castlemaine will drive price growth in
($465,000). many of these areas, with
Buyers willing to spend buyers increasingly looking
an extra 12 minutes on the for affordable alternatives to
Traralgon line could save enter the market.
$151,000 by purchasing in For more information on
Moe ($189,000), rather than median house prices by
nearby Trafalgar ($340,000). town or region, visit reiv.
On the Bendigo service, com.au/market-insights.

2/137 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh
Phone: 5367 8128 Mobile: 0418 343 754

Introducing “Springbank” - Stunning Lifestyle Property

121 McFarlanes Lane, Bungal
Steeped in history is this incredible lifestyle opportunity with breathtaking views, amazing water
catchment, improved pastures and impressive infrastructure. Situated on approx 160 acres with a
further road licence of approx. 6 acres, peace and privacy is assured with a no through road access
and no neighbours nearby. Whether you are interested in equine activities, grazing stock or just a
place to simply call home – this property lends itself to multiple possibilities.
Auction Saturday 25th November at 11.00am – Open 10.30–11.00am

Agent: Matthew Edwards
0401 728 881
51 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat 3350
Phone 5331 1111 www.prdballarat.com.au
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Arbee Real Estate
FOR SALE 2 Queens Crescent, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 11 Robertsons Road, Bacchus Marsh
3 2 2 4 2 2

Central Town Living Executive Residence, Great Neighbourhood!
3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home located in a quiet area easy walk to Main Outstanding 4 bedroom + study home, located in the Links Estate within
St. Open plan ground floor includes kitchen with quality SS Gas stove, walking distance to Golf Club. Downstairs study, large lounge room,
WIP & 2 drawer D/W, main living space & dining area, 2 bedrooms with powder room, open plan family/rumpus, kitchen with island bench &
BIRs, family bathroom, separate toilet & laundry. Upstairs is a 3rd quality appliances. Upstairs is the master bedroom with full ens & spa &
bedroom with ens that is ideal as a parents or teenagers retreat. WIR/dressing room, 3 bedrooms all with BIRs & another lounge.
INSPECT Saturday 25th November 10.00-10.30am INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $440,000-$460,000 FOR SALE $640,000-$660,000

CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Daryl 0409 233 157 Peter 0429 671 990
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 4 Griffith Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 28 Davies Street, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 2 4 1 1

Fantastic First Home or Investment! Spacious Family Home
Well maintained family home well located within walking distance to Perfect for a family or investor. Great location close to schools,
Maddingley Park, Secondary College & Station. 3 bedrooms, a large shopping centre, football oval & highway access. 4 spacious bedrooms,
lounge room & adjoining family room & meals area, kitchen with 900mm all with generous BIRs, large family bathroom, separate toilet & great
gas upright stove & dishwasher, updated bathroom & a separate laundry sized laundry. Gas heater & wall air con. Single carport & additional
with a second toilet. Gas log fire & wall a/c. Huge outdoor entertaining
shed at the rear of the property, approximately 653m2 in size.
area that combines the secure carport with remote control roller door.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $390,000-$420,000 FOR SALE $399,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Denise 0456 044 024
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FOR SALE 518 Myrniong-Korobeit Road, Greendale AUCTION 2a Station Street, Bacchus Marsh
4 2 6
What Potential!!
A Lifestyle Awaits High exposure Site of approx. 1,960m2 with approx. 216m2 Factory.
Perfectly presented on approx. 3.75 acres with stunning views. 3 bedrooms Imminently suitable (subject to Council permits) for re-development &/
with study/4th bedroom & loft/attic. Open plan kitchen/dining/ living area. or subdivision. Zoned Industrial 2 under Moorabool Planning Scheme.
Undercover entertaining area with 8 person spa. Slab heating, split system Extensive Station Street frontage, adjoins Railway Station Car Park.
cooling & ceiling fans. Substantial shedding, carport areas, multiple water Quality projects in the immediate vicinity. Vacant Possession.
tanks, solar panels, well fenced horse paddock, stable & dam. Terms: 10% Deposit. Balance 90 Days
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $795,000-$825,000 AUCTION Saturday 9th December at 11.00am
CONTACT Denise Sniegowski 0456 044 024 CONTACT Ian 5367 2333 Steve 0475 888 101
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FOR SALE 24 Ryan Court, Bacchus Marsh AUCTION 17 Griffith Street, Bacchus Marsh
4 2 1 Great Investment or Development Opportunity
Unique opportunity to purchase over 3,500 square metres of Industrial 2
Great Family Living In Central Location land in a high profile location on Griffith Street hill. Ability to earn dual
Set on large block approx. 780m2, walking distance to Main Street & easy incomes from the 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom, single carport home to the
access to freeway. 4 generous bedrooms with BIRs, master with Ens & front of the land & the 510sqm Factory (approx) to the rear. Both
large family bathroom. Spacious kitchen/dining/living opens out to properties are currently tenanted and returning a combined income of
covered courtyard. Ducted heating & A/C. Carport has rear access to $40,793pa. Bacchus Marsh is a great location for investment being only
spacious backyard, room to add a pool or shed if desired (STCA). 60kms from Melbourne, 57kms from Geelong & 61kms from Ballarat.

INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $490,000 AUCTION Saturday 2nd December at 11.00am
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Rayner We put you first

• 3 bedroom brick veneer all bedrooms with built in robes • Locally built superb 4 bedroom plus study home set on an approx. 900m2 block.
• One bathroom with shower over bath and separate toilet Auction: Saturday 25th November • 3 bedrooms contain BIRs and the master a WIR and spacious ensuite. Private Sale: $595,000 - $625,000
• U-shaped kitchen overlooking rear yard at 1pm • Genuine hardwood boards sweep throughout the home.
• Split system, combustion wood heater and gas wall heater Inspect: By appointment
Inspect: Saturday 25th November • The kitchen is huge and comes complete with walk in pantry, large island bench, Contact: Adam Tucci 0411 077 128
• Freshly painted and new carpet throughout stainless steel appliances including 900mm oven and dishwasher.
• Huge double carport and stencil concrete driveway 12.15pm – 12.45pm Email: adam@raynerrealestate.com.au
Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699 • A spacious alfresco with solid timber decking perfect for summer weather.
• Large double colorbond shed with extra high roller doors • Extras include: Internal access; NBN; Refrigerated air conditioning and heating;
• Rear decking and veranda and extra garden shed. Land size approx. 679m2. Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au side access; rear roller door access; garden shed and more!

• In Ballan-Daylesford district at Korweinguboora you will find this acreage home •3 bedroom unit, master has WIR & spacious ensuite.
and shedding at an affordable price situated on 2.66ha (6.5 acres approx.). Private Sale: $520,000 •Tenants have lease to Feb 2019 and pay annually $17160 in advance. Private Sale: $360,000–$390,000
• Comprising 2 Titles and with rich fertile soil ideal for growing. Inspect: Saturday 25th November •Spacious with a long hallway which opens up to large kitchen, meals area. Inspect: Saturday 25th November
• The residence has country character, verandahs, 3 bedrooms with Ens to main. •Kitchen boasts a ton of storage & bench space, SS appliances incl dishwasher.
11.00am – 12.00pm 1:00pm–1:30pm
• Kitchen, dining, lounge and adjoining area for study or possible fourth bedroom. •Comfort is assured with two split systems and ducted heating.
• Close to the Wombat Forest / mineral springs and all within easy access to Contact: Mark Dudley 0409 954 396 •Dble doors lead out to an amazing decked BBQ & entertainment area. Contact: Mark Davis 0458 224 405
Daylesford rail and Ballan freeway. Email: mark@raynerrealestate.com.au •Enclosed front yard with veranda & a side accessed remote garage complete Email: mark.davis@raynerrealestate.com.au
• Currently leased at $300.00 per week with periodic lease agreement. this magnificent home.


• 7 Acres (approx.) amongst beautiful park like gardens; • Lovely, bright and light filled home looking for new owner • 3 great size bedrooms, master with WIR and full ensuite • Charming cottage sitting down a long driveway on
• 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 living areas, dining room; • Beautifully maintained, updated kitchen and flooring • Generous lounge at front of property stunning 15 acres approx. with Little River as boundary;
• Concrete bench tops, 900mm stove & dishwasher; • 3 large bedrooms, master with ensuite and WIR, BIRs in • Huge kitchen with modern SS appliances and ample • 3 bedrooms, large lounge, dining and beautiful kitchen,
• Tasmanian oak floors, high ceilings & leadlight windows; remaining bedrooms bench space, open to meals and second living glorious views;
• Open fire places & hydronic heating; • Large lounge, large meals open to the kitchen, family • Sliding door access to pergola from second living area • 8 paddocks with new hardwood post and rail fencing;
• Heated pool, tennis court & double garage, storeroom; bathroom and laundry • Wood fire, ducted gas heating, 2 split systems and DLUG • Vegie garden, chicken coop, established fruit trees;
• Long circular driveway, good paddock and town water; • Gas heating, wood fire and evaporative cooling • Potential value by finishing off front and back landscaping • BBQ area, pergola area, horse stables and tack room;
• Only 5 minutes to Ballan’s Town centre. Featured in • Outside you will find a large pergola and a great size • Quiet area, good size block, easy access to new Halletts • 6 m x 7 m steel carport; and
Country Style magazine July 2017. yard with established gardens and a garage/workshop way on/off ramps. • Such a wonderful lifestyle property.
Private Sale: $1,100,000 Private Sale: $399,000 - $429,000 Private Sale: $345,000 - $375,000 Private Sale: $620,000-$660,000
Inspect: Saturday 25th November 11.00am–12.00pm Inspect: By appointment Inspect: By appointment Inspect: By appointment
Contact: Rod Grant 0416 231 782 Contact: Melonie Winch 0408 675 011 Contact: Melonie Winch 0408 675 011 Contact: Mark Davis 0458 224 405
Email: rod@raynerrealestate.com.au Email: melonie@raynerrealestate.com.au Email: melonie@raynerrealestate.com.au Email: mark.davis@raynerrealestate.com.au

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Bacchus Marsh raynerrealestate.com.au 5366 3600
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Myrniong 12 Jacinta Way 3 2 2
Country Lifestyle at it’s Best 4021m2
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Inspect Saturday 11.00-11.30am
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Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828 kelvin@lensmith.com.au


Dales Creek 9 Heath court 2 1 Bacchus Marsh 435 Werribee Vale Road 3 2 2

Affordable 2 bedroom home on Private Sale Impressive Home on 2 acres Private Sale
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This is your opportunity to purchase an Price $310,000-$340,000 rural location, yet only 5 minutes Price $749,000
affordable home on acreage. Situated in Inspect By appointment drive to Bacchus Marsh main street Inspect By appointment
a quiet court in Dales Creek on almost shops, schools & train station. Easy
2 acres of bushland is this 2 bedroom Office 2/137 Main Street, access to freeway, 50 minutes to CBD, Office 2/137 Main Street,
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a leg. Featuring a renovated bathroom,
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living areas and hall way, stunning kelvin@lensmith.com.au kelvin@lensmith.com.au
cathedral ceilings and a wood heater.
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Bacchus Marsh and 44 min from Ballarat.
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LEO—July 23-August 22

Stars & Puzzles
Plans are being laid for upcoming advancement or an
award. Tempers start flying at the drop of a feather.
Because of your maturity, even older people may come
to you for guidance.
VIRGO—August 23-September 22
Educational activities are favoured, but don’t take on an
unrealistically heavy load. In all areas - notably health
and romance, remind yourself that moderation is the key
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
Avoid taking financial or other risks as hunches are of
the weak side. On the other hand, your taste is impecca-
ble. If your advice is sought, give it freely.
★★★★★★★★ SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
Offers you issue now will be taken very seriously - don’t
get carried away. Ambition is strong, but make an effort
ARIES—March 21-April 20 to devote time to the private side of your life.
You excel in a management role, but matters involving
shared finances need some quick ironing out. A friend’s SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
romantic successes do not mean that your own situation Hobbies are accented as a healthy and perhaps profitable
should be taken for granted. outlet. Weigh pros and cons before making a career or
TAURUS—April 21-May 22 other critical choice. Decisions rendered now are long
lasting ones.
Financial news is generally bright, but collecting debts
requires a firmer approach. Your romantic instinct is not CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
as sharp as you believe - try taking a tip from a friend.
A voice from the past may ask for a favour. Allow some
GEMINI—May 23-June 21 time before making a commitment. Your career path is
taking some unexpected turns, but don’t jump to prema-
Delays at this time may be expensive, so expedite mat- ture conclusions.
ters where you can. Neighbours are in a cordial mood
and you may find yourself striking a pleasant new AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
Keep out of reach of matchmakers and other do-gooders.
NO. 9022 CANCER—June 22-July 22 You are your own best friend and advisor right now. Be
A career project may come to a standstill, but the lull is generous about boosting the morale of youngsters and
1. Fireproof (13) 1. Urge (6) followed by a bustling period. A stuffy relationship be- seniors alike.
8. Disorder (5) 2. Series (5) comes less formal. Out of town news should be followed
up immediately. PISCES—February 20-March 20
9. Severe (7) 3. Dog (7)
10. Game (6) 4. Language (4) A VIP has been promoting you, but now it’s time to re-
LEO—July 23-August 22 turn some favours. Hobbies picked up now may ultimately
11. Select (6) 5. Instruct (5)
12. Mock (5) 6. Fasteners (7) Plans are being laid for upcoming advancement or an prove profitable. Legal matters should not be rushed.
14. Newly harvested (5) 7. Surpass (6) award. Tempers start flying at the drop of a feather.
18. Fame (6) 13. Hide (7) Because of your maturity, even older people may come BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
20. Globe (6) 15. Facsimile (7) to you for guidance. You are sensitive thoughtful, thrifty and tidy. Your
23. Nationality (7) 16. Rubber (6) strengths, yes, but in excess they are also your weak areas.
24. Perfect (5) 17. Cashier (6) VIRGO—August 23-September 22 Your friendship circle will expand over the next twelve
25. Fairground attraction 19. Whimper (5) Educational activities are favoured, but don’t take on an months. To maintain or upgrade your present financial
(6-7) 21. Build (5) unrealistically heavy load. In all areas - notably health status, hard work coupled with creative touches are
22. Stylish (4) and romance, remind yourself that moderation is the key emphasized.
CRYPTIC PUZZLE LIBRA—September 23-October 22
ACROSS Avoid taking financial or other risks as hunches are of
1. Grappling with school work? (5,8). 8. An actor and the weak side. On the other hand, your taste is impecca-

more (5). 9. Sending to some hole! (7). 10. Engelbert ble. If your advice is sought, give it freely.
finally turned into a singer (6). 11. Decree a raid should
be carried out by one (6). 12. In all honesty, there’s little SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
time, girl (5). 14. Skip a vital ingredient in the sauce (5).
18. Give, by way of a cue (6). 20. Possibly salt and wa- Offers you issue now will be taken very seriously - don’t
ter the child gets (6). 23. Please block up the windows
(7). 24. Only the name and age of the baby (5). 25. Has
get carried away. Ambition is strong, but make an effort
to devote time to the private side of your life.
he got ahead in the navy? (7,6).
ANSWER BELOW 22-December 22
DOWN Hobbies are accented as a healthy and perhaps profitable
1. Make for a Mediterranean island on the outskirts (6). outlet. Weigh pros and cons before making a career or
2. In time, it will return to him (5). 3. Try to consume other critical choice. Decisions rendered now are long
everything a vegetarian would eat (7). 4. Record the fin- lasting ones.
ish of the race (4). 5. Pure and simple voice (5). 6. That
face is the key to a crime wave (7). 7. Making slow CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
progress with the ornamentation (6). 13. Her name could A voice from the past may ask for a favour. Allow some
be an alias or otherwise (7). 15. As usual, you say, ahead time before making a commitment. Your career path is
of time (7). 16. Give to the Spanish composer (6). 17. taking some unexpected turns, but don’t jump to prema-
Given a half of bitter in the pub to shut up (6). 19. Left ture conclusions.
two soldiers guarding the singer (5). 21. Most worried
about the rain and wind (5). 22. Rod’s reverted to being AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
a bachelor (4).
Keep out of reach of matchmakers and other do-gooders.
21, Sto-r-m. 22, S’tag (rev.). You are your own best friend and advisor right now. Be
generous about boosting the morale of youngsters and
Aver-age . 16, Hand-el. 17, In-(bit)ter-n. 19, GI-G-L-I.
5, Utter. 6, G-rimace. 7, Edging. 13, Rosalia (anag.). 15, seniors alike.
Down - 1, Cre-a-te. 2, Ar-ti-e (rev.). 3, Sh-all-ot. 4, Tape. PISCES—February 20-March 20
Across - 1, Marjoram. 6, Last. 8, Main. 9, Baseball. 10,
A VIP has been promoting you, but now it’s time to re-
Smear. 11, Apache. 13, Lawyer. 15, Report. 17, Spinet.
turn some favours. Hobbies picked up now may ultimately
sign. 20, Sea-son. 23, De-light. 24, Al-one. 25, Leading
19, Inept. 22, Crotchet. 23, Help. 24, Inch. 25, Day break.
prove profitable. Legal matters should not be rushed.
ble (rev.). 11, O-rdai-n. 12, T-Ruth. 14, Caper. 18, As-
Down - 2, Alarm. 3, January. 4, Robe. 5, Masacre. 6,
Across - 1, Class struggle. 8, Extra. 9, Putting. 10, Tre-
Libra. 7, Sulphur. 12, Wretched. 14, Aspirin. 16, Pan-
ther. 18, Notch. 20, Polka. 21, Stay.
Eraser. 17, Teller. 19, Whine. 21, Erect. 22, Chic. You are sensitive thoughtful, thrifty and tidy. Your
6, Buttons. 7, Exceed. 13, Conceal. 15, Replica. 16, strengths, yes, but in excess they are also your weak areas.
Across - 1,Chest-nut. 6, Sack. 8, Sag-a. 9, Turnover.
Down - 1, Incite. 2, Chain. 3, Mastiff. 4, Urdu. 5, Teach. Your friendship circle will expand over the next twelve
10, Bert-H. 11, Wee-Vi-L. 13, S-addle. 15, Nicked. 17, months. To maintain or upgrade your present financial
status, hard work coupled with creative touches are
Sphere. 23, Swedish. 24, Ideal. 25, Roller-coaster.
Copper. 19, Break. 22, Big Apple. 23, L-or-E. 24, Lean.
nis. 11, Choose. 12, Scoff. 14, Fresh. 18, Renown. 20,
25, No-bodies.
Across - 1, Incombustible. 8, Chaos. 9, Drastic. 10, Ten-
Down - 2, He-avE. 3, Sta-R-ted. 4, Note. 5, Th-row-ing.
6, Stole. 7, Cre-Vic-e. 12, Terrap-I-n. 14, Ac-on-ite. 16,
Cur-d-led. 18, Pla-I-n. 20, A-gree(n). 21, Herb.
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Darley Cricket Club
By Shaun Kelly his team with a quick-fire
12 runs before his batting
partner became Hayden Darley’s 16 & Under side
Seniors Jamieson’s fourth wicket of are precariously placed after
The Darley Lions have lost the first week of their game whilst two Eynesbury bats-
the innings.
their second First XI game against Wendouree at the men made half centuries,
Jamieson’s 4/56 led the way Darley Hub.
of the season, falling short for the Lions bowlers, with no-one else scored in double
in a run chase against their After dismissing the Red figures as the Darley bowlers
youngsters Tyler Cox (2/17)
Grand Final nemesis from Caps for just 80, the Lions controlled the game well.
and Jye Stephenson (3/27)
last season, Wendouree. had to face a tricky seven Jet Fox and Kurtis Beck
also creating havoc during over period at the end of
Set to chase down 289 for that middle order collapse. took two wickets each, with
Multi Event Award Winners

Bacchus Marsh
victory, the Lions fell 117 the day in which the visitors Taine Powell, Tarkyn Hamil-
With 18 overs remaining in took the honours as Darley
runs short and clinging to a ton and Kristian Willams all
the game, the Lions took the ended play at 3/11.
place in the top four ahead of taking single wickets.
opportunity for some extra A consistent bowling per-
a crucial clash starting next

Little Athletics
batting practice, finishing The Darley Roar’s Under
weekend against the in-form formance saw seven of
the game on 2/49, led by an 12 side have made a good
North Ballarat. Darley’s nine bowlers for
unbeaten 30 from the in- start in their two-day Friday
After a 32-run opening the day take wickets, with
form Jordan Monaghan. night match against Ballan,
Last Saturday’s Little Athletics meet commenced with the partnership between Lachie strike bowlers Hayden Nash
Lions’ Third XI - scores with a handsome advantage
Herring and captain-coach (2/10 off six overs), Ben
presentation of the Centre Multi Event Award Winners. Once after the first day.
unavailable at the time of Taylor (2/8 off eight overs)
presentations had concluded the weekly meet got underway. Michael Alexander was bro- With both teams facing
writing. and Regan King (2/8 off 5.4
Nelson Banigo (Eagles) broke the Under 9 70 metres record ken by Alexander returning 20 overs each in a similar
Rain cost Darley’s Fourth overs) anchoring the attack,
running 10.30 seconds, taking 0.49 seconds off the previous a catch to Red Caps spinner format to the 14 & Under
XI a victory in their one-day with Mackenzie Murray,
record which stood for 11 years. PB Star of the Week was Tom Le Lievre, the Lions First XI game, the Roar bats-
game against Buninyong, Ryan Densley, Miles Seager
Cooper Skinner (Eagles) who achieved 5PBs. middle order couldn’t settle men performed brilliantly
with the Lions needing just and Jaylan Altay all taking
This week’s meet will be held on Friday evening commencing as Le Lievre, who backed up in their 20 overs, scoring
33 more runs for victory wickets before the Red Caps
at 5pm, due to the Region Relays being held on Saturday. his first-day century with a mammoth 0/142. Three
with time to spare and wick- bowlers struck back to give
bowling figures of 6/52, and batsmen - Angus Jones, Ry-
Bacchus Marsh will have 23 teams representing the Centre ets in hand when the rain the Darley middle order a
Jonty Wall skittled Darley’s restless week ahead of the der O’Brien and Max Hoey
at the Western Metro Region Relay Championships to be struck.
middle order to leave them concluding day of the game – all reached the compulsory
held at John Landy Athletics Field, Geelong. After losing the toss and
reeling at 7/85 before Ben this Saturday. retirement score of 30, with
Longhurst joined Herring to bowling, the Lions did a O’Brien actually making 33
good job of containing Bun- Darley’s 14 & Under First
put together a 75 run part- after smacking a boundary
inyong to just 9/155 off their XI are also in an interesting
nership to breathe some life when he was on 29, to lead
40 overs, working around position after the first day of
back into Darley’s innings. the way. In reply, Ballan
their match against Mount
Once the partnership was a couple of handy middle- finished on 0/79 after their
broken though, things fell order partnerships to keep 20 overs with their opening
the score manageable. In a game where each team
quickly as Darley were dis- two batsmen retiring, so if
bats for 25 overs on both days
missed for 172. Anurruda Rajapaksha was the Roar can knock up some
unless dismissed, the Lions
Herring’s 64 in his first the best of the Darley bowl- quick early runs next Friday
batted first to sit on 5/71 af-
game for the season showed ers with 4/13 from four ter their 25 overs, with Ethan night, it sets them up well to
that he quickly picked up overs, with Clint Salisbury Thewma’s 29 and captain win the game.
where he left off last season, (2/25), Miles Seager (1/23), Aaron Cadman’s 16 the only Both of Darley’s Under 10
where he was Darley’s lead- Tahleah Ticehurst (1/32) and double-figure scores, before sides performed well in their
ing run-scorer, and Long- Rockey Hoey (1/37) all re- Mount Clear scored 9/118 off Saturday morning games –
hurst’s 40 down the order turning wickets. their 25 overs, putting the the Darley Cubs held Melton
helped give Darley’s innings Despite losing run ma- game in an interesting place to 6/91 from their 20 overs,
some respectability. chine Tim Gallagher for after James Martindale and with Mackenzie Elmer tak-
Darley’s Second XI almost just 17, Darley had the run Austin MacBeth both took ing 3/4 off four overs, Mad-
snatched victory from the chase well in hand thanks two wickets, with one each die Scott returning 2/17 and
jaws of defeat, with Ballarat- to a quick-fire 47 from Dar- for Will Johnson, Zane Col- Holly Quaife taking 1/14,
Redan passing their score of ren Hynes, which included ley, Rockey Hoey and Luke before scoring 4/104 off their
182 with only one wicket in seven fours, and some solid Hayward. 20 overs, with Scott batting
hand. batting from Rajapaksha Darley’s Under 14 Second well for an impressive 22
Seemingly set for victory (33 not out) and Salisbury XI bowled their way to vic- runs.
on 4/176 with only six runs (15 not out) which had Dar- tory in the second day of The Darley Prowl saw St
to win, the Darley bowlers ley sitting pretty at 2/122 their match against Eynes- Anthony’s Green make 0/101
took 5 wickets for just three in the 26th over before play bury Eagles Black, winning against them before scoring
runs to give themselves an was halted, and eventually by 32 runs. 6/82 in their turn to bat, with
unlikely shot at victory be- unable to continue with the With a handsome score of Ewan Shelley smacking four
fore the Two Swords number match declared a draw and 5/216 set last week, the Lions fours on his way to 19 and
11 batsman, James Doherty, both teams awarded three held the Eagles to 8/184 off Vansh Goel making 10 as the
snatched victory back for points each. their allotted 45 overs, and innings’ top scorers.

Tabcorp Park Friday 17 November

GDCA Renegades
Girls Competition
Results – Round 2
Under 12: Bacchus Marsh def Kyneton (forfeit)
Under 15:Bacchus Marsh 2/72 def Gisborne 6/63
Lucy Taylor top scored with 13 runs
and Lauren Martin scored 10.
Lucy Taylor was also best wicket taker Friday 17 November, Tabcorp Park Melton Race 4, Winner: Courageous Affair (7). Trainer: Geoff Webster. Driver: Emmett
with 2/6 after 4 overs. Brosnam. Photo: Stuart McCormick HRV.
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Ballan Cricket Club    C

Ballan 1 St XI Under 14
Ballan 4/415 defeated Brown Hill 10/116 & Ballan 3/153 v Elaine 9/26
2/31 Batting - N Neumann 52 ret, D Pascoe 50
Batting - N Heafield 131 not out, D ret, J Horan 20 not out
Gardiner 116, Z Graham 89 and J Fawcus 63
Bowling - G Muir 2-0-3/5, N Neumann
Bowling 1st Innings
2-1-1/0, C Gates 2-0-1/2, T Parent 2-0-1/7, J
S Dehnert 10-4-3/21, M Snaith 11.1-7-3/10,
Horan 2-1-1/7
H Micallef 3-0-2/6, D Gardiner 4-1-1/7, N
Heafield 4-1-1/9 Ballan batted first with an excellent
Bowling 2nd Innings opening partnership by Noah Neumann
M Snaith 4-3-1/3, S Dehnert 3-0-1/5 52 and Daniel Pascoe 50 both being
compulsory retired. There was a good
Ballan continued bowling this week
chasing quick wickets. Wickets fell steadily contribution by all batsman to enable New player for the 13 & Under side, Eli Muir, gets 1/28.
but Brown Hill’s batsmen dug in taking Ballan to reach 153. All bowlers bowled
Ballan longer to dismiss Brown Hill than well against a very young side and had
expected. Ballan enforced the follow-on Elaine dismissed for 26 with George Muir
and put Brown Hill back into bat but were being Ballan’s best bowler. Ballan continue
not able to get the required wickets with batting next week.
the game finishing with a first innings win
to Ballan. Pick of the bowlers were Michael Under 13
Snaith, Sam Dehnert and Hayden Micallef. Ballan 7/57 lost Ballarat Redan Blue 4/112
Ballan 2nd XI
Batting - J Black 11 not out, N Loft 10 not
Ballan 7/224 defeated Mt Clear 8/223
out, Z Vincent 9, J Bower 7
Batting - T Landt 70 not out, T McGregor
Bowling - N Loft 2-0-2/3, E Muir 4-0-1/22,
49, R Lindsey 26, M Vallance 15, S newton
12 L Smits 2-0-1/14
Bowling - S Newton 8-0-3/57, T Landt 6-0- Ballan lost the toss and bowled first with
1/40, J Costello 8-1-1/20, R Lindsey 3-0-1/15, all bowlers improving as the season goes
M Vallance 3-1-1/13 on. Ned Loft was Ballan’s best bowler
After another lost toss, Ballan took to the taking two wickets. Ballan were chasing a
field. After a shaky start with the ball but very good score but the players stuck to the Noel Heafield follows up his 131 n.o. getting
some good fielding, Ballan restricted Mt task and did an excellent job of chasing the Angus Brit bowling for the 13 & Unders. 1/9 with the ball.
Clear’s total with Shane Newton playing score but were not successful in reaching
his first game for Ballan at the front of the their target. Ballan’s best batsmen were
attack taking three wickets. Ballan had James Black, Ned Loft and Zeb Vincent.
a fast start with the bat despite losing a
quick wicket; Rob Lindsey and Thomas Under 12
McGregor put on a good partnership. Tim
Landt guided Ballan over the line batting Ballan 0/79 v Darly 0/142
with a hamstring injury for his 70 not out Batting - E Boland 25 no, Aussie McIlwaine
assisted by Michael Vallance. 11 no, K Heafield 2 no
Under 16 Bowling - A Naiker 1-0-0/8, E Davenport
Ballan 8/90 v East Ballarat Brown 0/14 1-0-0/8, E Ayres 2-0-0/9, M Ayres 2-0-0/17
Batting - J Crowe 23, J McGregor 19, R A solid effort in the field with some
Ranieri 14, S Dehnert 10. valuable lessons learned by the team;
Bowling - R Ranieri 6-3-0-5, S Dehnert well supported with a fantastic effort by
5-1-0/7 Beth Davenport’s wicket keeping for her
Ballan won the toss and batted first but first time. Well done to co-captains Ethan
struggled against some good bowling, Boland and Aussie McIlwaine opening the
being all out for 90 runs. Ballan had 13
batting and remaining not out setting a
overs to bowl for the day. Riely Ranieri
great example for the team.
and Sam Dehnert bowled 11 of the 13 only
conceding 12 runs in those 11 overs. The Coaches Award: Kayden Heafield
Sam Dehnert, an Under 16 player, opened the bowing for Ballan’s first XI and got 3/21 & 1/5.
game continues next week. Captains Award: Ethan Boland Photos – Chris Thom

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