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Tuesday 6 March, 2018 Serving Ballan and district since 1872 Phone 5368 1966 Vol 12 No 9

Marsh Rodders members and recipients of the $9000 in donations. Photo - Greg Forster – Caprice Photography

Charities shine brighter

By Jessica Howard At a charity event held on Friday February 23, Mr Colliver “Another thing we do is sponsor young children so that they
presented $1,000 to nine local organisations, as a thank you can join in on sporting activities. As this is such a generous
The Marsh Rodders have raised money for nine local for their “ongoing help in the community”. amount, it will enable us to continue our sporting program
charities through their most successful swap meet to date. The successful recipients included Bacchus Marsh Uniting and help out children who were not otherwise able to take
The Show ‘n’ Shine and Swap Meet sees more than 200 stalls Church Soul Food; Bacchus Marsh Scout and Guide Hall part in sport”.
and 900 hot rods, classic and muscle cars fill Maddingley Committee; Bacchus Marsh SES; Bacchus Marsh Lions Darley Neighbourhood House manager, Renae Knight said
Park each October. Club; Beat the Heat – Youth Motorsport Program; Bacchus the funds will contribute to a glass top for a mosaic table
Now in its 13th year, the Marsh Rodders donate profits from Marsh CFA; Darley Neighbourhood House; Apple FM; and project.
the event back into the community. Mambourin Melton. “Upon completion this table will be a feature in the break
Club President, Shaun Colliver said the 2017 event was the Coordinator of Soul Food, Jenny Kearney said she was very out area of the House for all to enjoy,” she said.
most successful year yet. grateful to receive such a generous donation. “Darley Neighbourhood House are incredibly grateful for
“We literally could not fit another vehicle in the park,” he “Soul Food provides a free community meal to anybody the donation received from the Marsh Rodders and were
said. from the community who wants to come along and share a delighted to be part of the community event where the
“This event creates a huge buzz around the town and hot nutritious meal in a friendly atmosphere. This donation presentations were made”.
brought in people from all over Victoria due to its extensive will help fund the food and provide the service free of For more information on the Marsh Rodders’ Show ‘n’ Shine
promotion and support of our sponsors”. charge,” she said. and Swap Meet, visit www.marshrodders.com.

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Geoff Howard (Member for Buninyong) toured the new Central Sterile Stock Department
with Amanda Edwards (Interim CEO DjHS). Photo – Jessica Howard

Ballan Lionness President Fred Moore and volunteer Trish Tatterson. Photo Jessica Howard

Got some Sanitary

spare time? By Jessica Howard

Djerriwarrh Health Services

struments, disinfection of
specialised items and trace-
ability for all items that enter
“This funding comes at an
opportune time for Djer-
riwarrh Health Services as
By Jessica Howard under 45, who may have less commitments will benefit from a $468,000 and exit the unit,” he said. we are currently in the pro-
and are looking for companionship and a upgrade to its Central Sterile “The Department will be cess of upgrading our Op-
The Ballan Lionesses are seeking volunteers Stock Department. re-designed and upgraded erating Theatres at Bacchus
place to provide community service”.
to help man the colourful and quirky Member for Buninyong with new equipment which Marsh and Melton Regional
Steptoes Op Shop is open to the public on
Steptoes Op Shop. Geoff Howard and State will enable Djerriwarrh to Hospitals.
Fridays and Saturdays, with sorting days
The old house, located on Inglis Street Member for Melton Don improve processing, stor- “This funding will allow
held on Monday, Friday, Saturday and some Nardella visited the Bacchus
and decorated head to toe in mosaic, raises age and distribution of ster- us to seamlessly connect the
Wednesdays. Marsh hospital last Thurs- ile goods and equipment CSSD with the newly reno-
money for local community charities and
Ms Moore said the op shop was a great way day (1 March), to announce throughout its patient care vated theatres, and ensure
to make new friends and have fun. the funding and take a tour areas”. efficient, effective sterilising
Lionness President, Fred Moore said more
“We work as a team and we raise so much of the CSSD, which was re- Interim Chief Executive of services across the health
volunteers were vital to keeping up with the
money for local charities, it really does located next to the operating Djerriwarrh Health Servic- service”.
shop’s busy schedule.
give you a lot of joy to know that you’re theatre and procedure room es, Amanda Edwards said Mr Howard said the fund-
“There is a constant flow of stock coming in late 2016.
doing something so worthwhile for the the additional government ing is the largest of its kind
in that keeps us very busy. Some of our Mr Howard said the fund-
community,” she said. funding would go straight in Victorian history.
volunteers are getting older, with some in ing is provided from the into the CSSD roof.
“As a volunteer, you make so many new “The Regional Health Infra-
their 80s, and unfortunately we just can’t State Government’s $200 “The funding will help us structure Fund is rebuilding
keep up,” she said. friends, and not just with the other volunteers million Regional Health In- with our air control. In ster- rural and regional health
“We are looking for volunteers who are but with customers too. Every day is a bit of frastructure Fund. ile stock areas, we need to services to ensure all Vic-
willing to offer as much time as they can, fun, mucking around and making jokes”. “The CSSD operates along- have the highest standards torians can access the high-
whether it’s one hour or four hours. For more information, and to join the side the Operating Theatre of humidity and air flow quality care and facilities
“Anyone is welcome; however, we are Steptoes team, contact Fred Moore on 5368 Suites to provide sterilising control to keep all of the they need, no matter where
hoping for more volunteers aged over or 6313. functions for re-usable in- stock sterile,” she said. they live”.
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Conmen on
the prowl;
By Jessica Howard

Bogus tradesmen are targeting Bacchus Marsh properties

by offering dodgy
asphalt laying services at a discounted rate.
The posing tradesmen are believed to have approached
residents by cold calling their home and offering asphalt at a
price of $20 per square-metre.
Targeted residents told the Moorabool News that the men
spoke with an Irish accent and drove unsigned vehicles, with
New South Wales registration plates.
The men reportedly told residents they had left-over asphalt
after working on either a nearby road, or at Bacchus Marsh
Grammar. BAF President Kevin Harper (right) with Keely’s Cause recipient Amy, from Wallace. Photo – Helen Tatchell
Bacchus Marsh Grammar Principal, Andrew Neal said the
school has not employed any contractors to lay asphalt for a
period of around three-years.
“Whoever is selling their services along these lines certainly
haven’t done it with our imprimatur,” he said.
Donation a good cause
By Kate Taylor Keeley from Ballan, who has allow children diagnosed consists of an iPad, a plaque
Victims of the scam were reportedly asked to pay the
Autism and an intellectual with autism, or intellectual with the sponsored busi-
money upfront via bank transfer, with some residents paying
She’s a young teenager on disability. disability, to achieve their ness or community group
anywhere between $2,000 and $4,000. a quest to help others and “Through recent challenges full potential through the logo and name on it which
The tradesmen have then laid the asphalt at a depth of now, the first donation of an use of assistive technology. is attached to the iPad and a
faced by Keeley in having
around only two-centimeters. iPad has been made by Kee- Amy’s iPad was sponsored heavy-duty iPad cover.”
difficulties learning and
The standard depth for a residential driveway, where the ley’s Cause. achieving skills in main- by the Ballan Autumn Festi- Sponsors are also invited to
natural sub-base is solid, is 7.5-centimetres*. The recipient was 10-year- stream education, and the val, with other funds for iP- the presentation to their re-
Following the service, one victim was allegedly asked to pay old Amy, from Wallace, who lack of electronic hardware ads also raised by donations, cipient, with those present at
close to double the amount of the original quote. has an intellectual disabil- for children with these dis- sponsorships, fundraising the inaugural presentation
Between 2016 and 2017, Consumer Affairs Victoria received ity, and was presented with abilities, Keeley has created and memberships. including Mayor Paul Tatch-
207 reports of travelling conmen in Victoria - a 39 per cent the iPad alongside her carer a cause that provides iPads,” As Sharon points out,” it’s ell, Mayor Tatchell’s wife and
increase on the previous year. Tracey and her grandmother Keeley’s mum Sharon told easy to jump on board with former BAF President Helen
A campaign launched in October 2017 by Consumer Barbara. the Moorabool News. Keeley’s Cause”. Tatchell, current BAF Presi-
Affairs Victoria and Crime Stoppers Victoria provides Keeley’s Cause, which or- The ipads help with learn- “To sponsor an actual iPad dent Kevin Harper, as well
useful information to help stop Victorians falling victim to ganised the donation, is ing, communicating and package is $500, per iPad as Ballan Lions Club and
travelling conmen. the creation of 13-year-old interacting with others and they wish to sponsor. This Keeley’s Cause members.

Essential addition in place

At the launch, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Marlene
Kairouz said it is important to always be careful about
accepting unsolicited offers for maintenance work.
“Don’t be afraid to ask someone to leave if it doesn’t feel
right,” she said. By Jessica Howard people on low incomes, in-
If you think you see a scam happening in your area, report cluding Tax Help, Financing
them to your local police or the National Travelling Conmen The Neighbour’s Place can Counselling and the No In-
Hotline on 1300 133 408. continue to support people terest Loan Scheme (Nils).
* (source - Australian Asphalt Pavement Association) on low incomes, thanks to The federal funding will see
an $8,000 Federal Govern- a former backyard laundry
ment grant. at The Neighbour’s Place
The Bacchus Marsh not- transformed into a comfort-
for-profit organisation is a able, inviting space where
successful recipient of the clients can be assisted in
‘Building Stronger Com- applying for loans needed
munities’ Grant Program, for household and personal
Homemade cooked Meals: which helps to deliver so- items.
Homemade cooked Meals available for eat in or cial benefits in communities “This community group
across Australia. provides essential services TNP members start the makeover with Federal Member
take away $7.95. Many choices changing daily.
Phone your order in. Federal Member for Bal- to those in need across the Catherine King. Photo - submitted
larat, Catherine King visited community, from emergen- things much easier for the Club and Ballan Recreation
*Eat in *New Airconditioning the Microfinance Centre at cy food and loans to simply staff and volunteers here, Reserve were also success-
*Like us on Facebook The Neighbour’s Place on giving people a hand with as well as those who take ful recipients of the grants
Friday, February 23. their tax returns”, Ms King advantage of the services on program, which provides
Monday–Friday 4am–3pm Microfinance covers free said. offer.” $22.5 million to community
2 Albert St Darley Ph: 5367 2888 services and programs for “This upgrade will make Bacchus Marsh Bowling groups across Australia.
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By Jessica Howard
And … action! Council
By Kate Taylor
Moorabool’s community theatre group will perform

Moorabool News
their first major production this month.
Member of
An application to remove a

‘It’ll be OK on the night’ will be performed by Moonlite drainage easement from a property
Theatre at the Anglican Church Hall in Bacchus Marsh EMAIL: news@themooraboolnews.com.au Your Local News WEB: www.themooraboolnews.com.au
adjacent to the Bacchus Marsh
over two days from this Friday March 9. Tuesday 4 April, 2017 Serving Ballan and district since 1872 Phone 5368 1966 Fax 5368 2764 Vol 11 No 13 Aerodrome has hit turbulence.
The production will consist of three old-style radio plays, The 10-metre wide easement
with each play lasting approximately 30-minutes. is set through the centre of the
The community group, otherwise known as Bacchus large Cummings Road, Parwan,
Marsh & Melton Districts Community Theatre Inc., property, which could potentially
formed together around 12-months ago. be subdivided, and of which the
Bacchus Marsh Aerodrome is a
At the time, it had been two decades since a community
theatre group had graced the stage of the local public hall.
But the application was never even
Member, Stephen Houghton said the group’s debut
cleared for take-off by Moorabool
performance was held at the Lerderderg Library during Shire council, which failed to make
BaccChat. a decision on the application within
“The short one-hour play highlighted the talents of our the 60-day statutory timeframe.
current members where we recreated a 1950s radio play The application was diverted and
along with some theatre sports, in which the audience landed at the Victorian Civil and
participated to create a fun event,” he said. Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), on
“The library performance was overwhelmingly appeal by the applicant because of
successful, and it has shown us that the community is the council delay.
interested in re-igniting community theatre”. A council spokesperson told the
Mr Houghton said Moonlite Theatre was named after the Moorabool News that the deadline
infamous Bacchus Marsh bushranger, Andrew George was missed because of issues
Scott, also known as Captain Moonlite. complicating the application, but no


Bag snatcher Cherry Waterbury with fellow actors (L-R) Leon Newton, Bruce Carboon, Herman Jansink and Eric Daws. Photo – Helen Tatchell

“The Moonlite Players are building on a long-forgotten further details could be provided.
tradition of community theatre that was once part of the Tabled at the February council
Bacchus Marsh community,” he said. meeting, a report prepared by
‘It’ll be OK on the night’ will commence at 7pm on Friday By Jessica Howard at a public meeting on Saturday “People in Moorabool Shire and off-stage crew as well – everyone The Amateur Theatre Group will a council officer recommended
that the easement remain in
April 8. in Melton are very welcome to join can participate”. meet at the James Young Room in

March 9, and 2pm and 7pm on Saturday March 10.

It’s been two decades since the Darley resident and group con- in, but we want our base of op- Secretary of the Bacchus Marsh the Lerderderg Library, Bacchus

place, because removing it would

Bacchus Marsh Players performed vener, Leon Newton said anyone erations to be in Bacchus Marsh, Arts Council, John Spain said the Marsh at 2pm on April 8. The
at the local public hall, but they’re interested was encouraged to get where it’s been more than 20 years Arts Council strongly supported meeting is open to anyone inter-
Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children and are again.

ready to get the show on the road in touch and join in the fun.
“Amateur theatre has a long but
since the Bacchus Marsh Players
performed at the public hall.
the new Bacchus Marsh group.
“Our mission is to promote all of
ested in participating in, or sup-
porting, the group. restrict drainage from the adjacent
available through the Bacchus Marsh Florist and Nursery, The amateur theatre group is
planning for a 2017 Winter/Spring
intermittent history in Bacchus
Marsh. It’s time to get the show on
“An amateur theatre production
is always a lot of fun for audi-
the arts in our district. This is an
exciting initiative and we’ll help in
For more information, contact
Leon Newton on 0418 146 161 or aerodrome.
and on the door, however, seats are strictly limited. Season, which will be kicked off the road again,” he said. ences, the performers and all the whatever ways we can”. theatre3340@gmail.com.
Councillors voted in favour of
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Court in action
In court the accused had was trying to get him Legal Magistrate told the accused ter is scared of her. I got frus-
“nothing to say” about her Aid representation, and on Anthony Hodges, if it goes to trated as a parent, trying to
actions. the day had not seen the trial by a plea of Not Guilty, put her on the straight and
••• Duty Lawyer service. you may get a conviction. narrow.”
By Helen Tatchell myself say that, but what has Driving Whilst Disqualified Magistrate Spillane ad- “These two offences come Taking in to account his
been put before me will see and using an Unregistered journed the matter, with toward the low end of the guilty plea and preventing
A random vehicle intercept me take that approach.” charges of Unlawful Assault scale, most likely a fine with- an awful experience of the
Motor Vehicle is no reason to
at Maddingley by Victoria Longden was convicted and and Intentionally Cause In- out conviction, but if it goes two victims to give evidence
get behind the wheel, even if
Police, on 23 October 2017, fined $750 plus statutory jury to be heard on April 6. to trial probably a convic- at a trial, if he gave a plea
the accused Michael Banja-
revealed the driver, David costs of $81.10. tion. This is a move by police of not guilty, Magistrate
nin told police he was going “You are expected to be
Longden, had lost his licence ••• to charge. What do you want Spillane recorded a non-con-
to work and “it is my right to ready by this date and work
on points. to do?” viction, $75 fine and Good
Stealing items from an Aldi drive my car on the Queens out who is representing
Longden said he had no supermarket in Bacchus “Plead guilty,” Hodges said. Behaviour until 15 August
highways, I have studied the you.”
idea he had lost his license Marsh has seen the accused 2018, as “you have no priors
law and the magistrate has Arnol said he tried to get “Sensible thing,” the magis-
as he had changed address. having to pay the $50 resti- and this offending is lower
got it wrong”. Legal Aid but they hang up trate said.
He faced court on Friday 16 tution after appearing before end of scale for assault.”
“Let’s hope I get it right to- on him. The prosecution told the
February with a charge of Magistrate Spillane in the •••
day,” Magistrate Spilliane Magistrate Spillane asked court the two victims did
Drive Whilst Authorisation Bacchus Marsh court. Exceed 110 Speed Limit Sign
told the accused. the accused if he was “ver- not suffer any injuries; one
Suspended. Christen Conti also received by 45kph or More is a charge
Banjanin said he was going bally abusive on the phone”. was distressed and emo-
“Unfortunately, he had a a $75 fine with no conviction tional, the other upset, after where the vehicle will be im-
to contest the law. “I went off; not my fault
relaxed attitude to keeping after a plea of guilty to the it was heard Hodges made a pounded and a mandatory
Vicroads up to date with ad- “I have no income and I mate. They haven’t got their loss of licence for 12-months.
charge of Theft from Shop have absolutely nothing paperwork ready…” threat to “smash both heads
dresses,” his defence told the (Shopsteal). in”, called one a “little bitch” Cain Galea found out that
court. to say; I hear you are a fair The voice of the Magistrate
The court heard on 18 Au- and slammed his fist into a “running late for wife’s kid’s
judge.” rose a couple of decibels as
“He has just started an ap- gust last year Conti and wall with intensified yelling. birthday” was a costly one
prenticeship in Gisborne The accused was fined $300 he told the accused, “don’t when police measured his
co-accused Michelle Conti “I will punch both of you
and lives in Darley. The with conviction as it was at call me mate; call me mate if speed at 160kph.
placed items in their trol- if you set foot in this house
downside of having a job is “the lower end of offending.” you want to go to jail.”
ley. Several selected items again”, Hodges was alleged Magistrate Spillane told the
he can pay a bigger fine.” “If you drive in future, Arnol was escorted from to have yelled at his step- accused this is an extremely
were placed in a blue bag as
Magistrate Spillane told make sure your car is regis- the court room by security daughter on 6 August 2017 unfortunate situation.
they approached the cashier.
Longden the government tered,” the Magistrate told and police to appear again around 9pm. “My hands are tied by the
Michelle Conti paid for her
now gives the courts more Banjanin. in April. law set by Parliament. Really
items as the accused was on Hodges told the magis-
discretion in these matters. her mobile phone. The cash- ••• ••• trate he had “no reason or aimed at what I might call
“It was compulsory for you ier questioned the accused Matthew Arnol nearly went Unlawful Assault charges excuse.” “(Crying) I have ‘hoons’ and you are trapped
to go to jail after two driving about the Aldi items in the to jail before his charges has seen the accused tell made peace; for 18-years I by the law.”
discretions,” he said. bag with the accused saying, were even heard in the Bac- Magistrate Spillane he “can- have been there for her. Last Galea was convicted and
“Looks like you have a “don’t be so f***ing rude, you chus Marsh court on Friday not afford a conviction or four years been tough but I fined $75 with a 12-month
golden chance, up to you. I can see I am on the phone”. 16 February. anything on police check so I stayed around for her. She suspended licence/permit
am only going to impose a The accused did not pay for Unrepresented, Arnol had will be pleading Not Guilty”. (victim) has been bullying and had his vehicle im-
fine, never thought I’d hear her items and left the store. a letter from a lawyer who Without offering advice, the people and my own daugh- pounded for 14-days.

Review of allowances under way

By Kate Taylor

The allowances of Moorabool Shire Councillors are up for review – and residents are being
asked to make submissions on how many dollars go into their pockets.
The review was supposed to have been conducted in June last year, within six months of the
previous general council election – however, that review was missed, and instead was put
before the recent February meeting.
The Councillor annual allowance is $24,730, and the Mayor annual allowance is $76,521.
Following recently announced changes by the state government’s Minister for Local
Government, there will be an additional payment of the equivalent of the superannuation
guarantee contribution paid to councillors and the mayor.
2018 Ball an Autumn Festival theme The allowance for Mayor and Councillors will also be adjusted accordingly with any increase,

M adHatters
as determined by Council as a result of the annual automatic adjustment announced by the
Minister for Local Government, and back paid to the effective date of the adjustment set out
on the Victoria Government Gazette.
A report will be brought back to the April council meeting, which will include any
submissions made to the allowances review, after which the allowances will be set and

T ea P arty remain in place, with the annual adjustments announced by the Minister, until the next
Council general election.
Submissions can now be made to council and will be accepted up until 4pm on Tuesday 13

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The power of wind

By Jessica Howard “The large crane is in the process of being removed from site next round of the Yaloak South Community Fund, with
and off to its next job,” he said. applications set to open in July.
The 14-turbine wind farm located in Yaloak South is “A number of specialist technicians and other staff will “This has been established to share the benefits of the project
complete, marking a key milestone in Moorabool’s renewable continue to work on site over the coming months as final with the community. $28,000 will be available each year over
energy boom. commissioning and testing works are completed. the 25-year life of the project,” he said.
Construction on Pacific Hydro’s Yaloak South site started in “We would like to thank our project neighbours and the “Expressions of interest can still be submitted for our
late 2016, with the final turbine erected in February this year. local community for their patience during these works, Visual Screening Program. Individual residences located
The turbines can produce enough electricity to power 15,700 which have been completed on schedule. within 3km of a wind turbine at Yaloak South can request
homes and abate approximately 70,667 tonnes of greenhouse “As we move toward final commissioning and handover to be considered for visual screening by completing the form
gas pollution each year. to our operations team, we are turning our attention to the available on the Yaloak South project page of our website”.
Pacific Hydro’s Senior Project Leader – Communications future”. Members of the public wishing to make a complaint,
and Engagement, Adam Chandler said following the The 14-turbine farm is the first operational wind farm in enquiry, or provide feedback can still contact Pacific Hydro
conclusion of major construction activities, site offices will be Moorabool. on 1800 730 734.
dismantled and removed. Mr Chandler said preparations are now underway for the For more information, visit www.pacifichydro.com.au.

Yaloak South Wind Farm Project

Completion of Major Construction Visual Screening Program

All 14 turbines are now assembled and Pacific Hydro is offering visual screening
generating electricity. for individual residences located close to
the Yaloak South Wind Farm Project.
With this milestone achieved, major
construction activities will conclude. If you live within 3km of the project
Technicians will continue to work on and wish to be considered for visual
site over the coming months as final screening, you are invited to register an
testing and commissioning occurs. expression of interest.

Thank you for your patience during For further information, please call
these works, which have been 1800 730 734 or email enquiries@
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Helping with the education journey Letters to the Editor The current trial ends in March
but, despite it proving outstand-
ing success, the Andrews Labor
Dear Editor Government remains silent as to
By Jessica Howard
Well, February and summer has the industry’s future.
come and gone and still our lo- Daniel Andrews is trying to
Chelsea Bell set off on her
cal swimming pool had limited get cosy with The Greens and
first day of university last
use over this period, except, of putting inner-city votes ahead
course, for the local ducks!
The 18-year-old Bacchus of common sense and jobs in re-
An indoor centre is needed in
Marsh resident is study- gional and rural Victoria.
our town all year round. This
ing a Bachelor of Applied A permanent program would
would allow our schools, sport-
Science and Masters not change the requirement for
ing clubs, retirees, and the gener-
of Speech Pathology at Authority to Control Wildlife
al public, access for our ever-ex-
La Trobe University in permits to be issued for any kan-
panding community. Currently,
Melbourne. garoos used as pet food.
these groups are travelling (and
The former Liberal Nationals
Although a daunting ex- spending their money) outside
our town, mainly Melton. Why government introduced the pro-
perience, Chelsea’s intro-
should we have to travel, when gram to make use of carcasses
duction to university has
we have the opportunity and that were otherwise being left to
been made much easier
space within our town, to do this. rot in paddocks.
thanks to the inaugural
(Its refreshing to note that the Instead, the trial turned this
Bacchus Marsh Commu- Bacchus Marsh Community Bank Chairman, Claire Sutherland (right) and Branch
local Horticultural Organisation waste into a high protein, popu-
nity Bank Scholarship. Manager, Ian Prince (left) with 18-year-old recipient Chelsea Bell. Photo Jessica Howard
have fund raising activities striv- lar and affordable pet food prod-
The scholarship is part of years ago and we be- been fun so far”. absolute asset to Bacchus ing to this outcome.) uct and at the same time created
of Bendigo and Adelaide came a one income family. Bacchus Marsh Com- Marsh. Our pool is currently a liability jobs and business expansion in
Bank’s Scholarship pro- This money will help to munity Bank Chairman, “We are pleased that our to us all, as it sits there, most of regional Victoria.
gram, which has invested pay for my text books and Claire Sutherland said the the year, when it could be earn- If Daniel Andrews refuses to
more than $6.5 million investment in Chelsea and
set me up for university”. Board also awarded a con- ing money and providing ser- make the program permanent
into helping 568 students Chelsea said she found tribution of funds to Bac- Edan’s further education
vices, instead of being the duck before the current trial ends in
realise their higher educa- out about the inaugu- chus Marsh resident Edan will help them focus on
pond. March, country jobs will be lost,
tion dreams. ral scholarship program May, to support her first their studies and help lay So how about it…… let’s start and lawfully culled kangaroo
Chelsea was presented a through a careers coun- year of higher education. a solid foundation for suc- carcasses will once again be left
looking after our locals, with
$3,000 cheque by Bacchus cillor at Bacchus Marsh “Our branch is proud of cess during their first year. ‘home grown’ facilities. to waste.
Marsh Community Bank Grammar. these young people look- Colin Bailey Daniel Andrews must follow the
Edan attended Bacchus
Chairman, Claire Suther- “I was excited and also re- ing to further their educa- Bacchus Marsh Liberal Nationals’ lead and stand
land and Branch Manager, Marsh College and will
ally relieved when I found tion by attending Univer- up for common sense and coun-
Ian Prince on Wednesday out that I was successful,” sity,” Ms Sutherland said. be studying Bachelor of
Dear Editor, try jobs by making the kangaroo
February 28. she said. “The calibre of applicants Science (Wildlife and Country jobs hang in the balance pet food program permanent.
“This money will help me “I had my first day at uni we had for this year’s Conservation Biology) at because the Premier Daniel An- Peter Walsh
so much,” Chelsea said. yesterday, it’s a lot differ- scholarship proves that Federation University in drews refuses to support Victo- Leader of The Nationals
“I lost my father a couple ent to high school but it’s our young people are an Ballarat. ria’s kangaroo pet food industry. Shadow Minister for Agriculture

Moorabool Shire Council

The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held tomorrow Wednesday 7 March, 2018 PUBLIC NOTICE INVITING SUBMISSIONS UNDER SECTION 223
in the Council Chambers, 15 Stead St, Ballan, commencing at 6.00pm. Moorabool Shire Council, acting under Clause 9 of Schedule 11 of the Local Government
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. Act 1989 (Act) proposes to permanently place obstructions or barriers on Bacchus Street,
COMMITTEE MEETING The sealed section of Bacchus Street (highlighted blue below) connects with Barry Street at the
western end, and is categorised an Access Level 2 road under Council’s Road Management Plan
The next committee meeting at Council is of the Urban Growth Committee, to be held on (RMP). 230m of Bacchus Street at the eastern end remains unsealed (highlighted orange) and is
Wednesday 14 March 2018, at 5.00pm, at the Darley Civic Hub, 182 Halletts Way, Darley. categorised an Unsealed Level 2 road under the RMP. This section adjoins, and provides through
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. access to,Werribee Vale Road.The requested location for the installation of a permanent barrier
is also shown in the below image.
Council invites applications for the existing vacancies:
Library Officer – Casual Positions - Applications close on Friday 9 March 2018.
Statutory Planner Position – Full Time - Applications close on Friday 17 March 2018.
All details available from the website: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au


Please note that even though Monday 12 March is a public holiday, there will be no change
to the garbage services. If your bin is scheduled to be collected Monday morning, this will occur


Location: The application is for a permit to:
16 Fairway Crescent, Darley VIC 3340 Variation of a Restrictive Covenant It is proposed that permanent bollards be installed at the junction of the sealed and unsealed
sections of Bacchus
It is proposed Street to reduce
that permanent noise
bollards be and dust at
installed issues being experienced
the junction due and
of the sealed to the
Title Details: Lot 31 on PS 628440U increased
sections volume
of Bacchusof traffi c on the
Street unsealednoise
to reduce section.and‘Nodust
Through Road’
issues warning
being signage would
experienced due to the
The applicant for the permit is: The application reference number: be installed at
increased the intersections
volume of traffic on withthe
both Inglis Street
unsealed and Werribee
section. Vale Road.
‘No Through Road’ warning signage
M Dexter PA2018017 Any
would person may make
be installed a submission
at the to thewith
intersections Council
both in relation
Inglis to and
Street the proposed
Werribeeplacement of
Vale Road.
obstructions or barriers on Bacchus Street, Maddingley in accordance with Section 223 of the
You may look at the application and any documents that support the application at the office of Local Government
the Responsible Authority: Moorabool Shire Council, 15 Stead Street, Ballan. 182 Halletts Any person may Act
make 1989.
a submission to the Council in relation to the proposed placement of
Written submissions
obstructions should
or barriers onbeBacchus
forwarded to theMaddingley
Street, Chief Executive Officer, Moorabool
in accordance Shire 223 of
with Section
Way, Darley. https://greenlight.e-vis.com.au/moorabool. This can be done during office Council, P.O. Box 18, Ballan, 3342, and received by Council by 4.00pm on Tuesday 3 April 2018
hours and is free of charge. Any person who may be affected by the granting of the permit may the Local Government Act 1989.
and will be considered by the Council (or a Committee of the Council appointed for that
object or make other submissions to the Responsible Authority. The Responsible Authority will purpose) in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.
not decide on the application before - 27 March 2018. Written
Any submissions
person who wishesshould be forwarded
to be heard in support to of athe Chief Executive
submission Officer,
should indicate Moorabool
in the written Shire
submission that he or she wishes to be heard. Any person requesting that he or she be heard in 3 April
Council, P.O. Box 18, Ballan, 3342, and received by Council by 4.00pm on Tuesday
TENDER 2018 and
support of will be considered
a submission by the
is entitled Council
to appear (or aa Committee
before meeting of theof Council
the Council appointed for that
(or Committee)
Moorabool Shire Council invites tenders for the following contracts: purpose) in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.
either personally or by a person acting on his or her behalf and will be notified of the time and
Tender Number Tender Description date of the meeting.
C22-2017/2018 Design and delivery of Intranet Any personmade
Submissions who under
to be 223heard in support
of the Act are not of aconfi
dential and:should indicate in the written
•submission that he orin she
Will be incorporated wishes to
full (including anybe heard.information)
personal Any person intorequesting
the agenda that he or she be
and minutes
Tender documents and full details of this notice will be available on Monday 5 March 2018 at heard
of anyinCouncil
support orof a submission
committee meetingisatentitled
which theto matter
appearis before a meeting of the Council (or
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Will be provided personally
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any relevant her behalf
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or committee be notified of
time and date of the meeting.

Moorabool Shire Council: PO Box 18, Ballan VIC 3342 Telephone: 03 5366 7100 Facsimile:
Submissions 03 5368223
made under section of theCEO:
1757 Act areRob Croxford and:
not confidential
Email: info@moorabool.vic.gov.au Web: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au Facebook: Moorabool Shire Council Twitter: @mooraboolshire
� Will be incorporated in full (including any personal information) into the agenda and
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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.

Ballan Anglers Inc Anglican Parish of West Moorabool

ADULT EDUCATION Meeting second Wednesday every month. Hudsons Hotel, Service Times - St John’s Ballan - 1st & 3rd Sundays - 9:30am;
Ballan & District Community House 7.30pm. More anglers and families needed and welcome – 2nd & 4th Sundays – 11am Family Service; St Mark’s in the
2018 TERM 1 Program – out now. For class and enrolment 0400 003 936. Gordon Pub - 2nd & 4th Sundays, 5pm. Further information
information and costs; venue hire and costs please call 5368 Rose-Carers of Maddingley Park –The Rev’d Glen Wesley - 5368 2730. 
1934 or email info@bchvic.org.au Working Bees every 3rd Wednesday & Sunday of each Ballan Uniting Church (St. Paul’s)
Darley Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre month. All welcome. Enquiries - 0418 171 119. Services – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays 11.15am. 4th Sunday 9.30am
33-35 Jonathan Drive, Darley. Short courses and classes. BM & Bacchus Marsh Family Drug Support Group Reflective Worship.
District Photography Club - Meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesday For Family Members who have a loved one affected by drugs.
Enquiries - 1300 660 068. B3 Community – Focused, family friendly church with a
of month, 7.30pm. Enquiries welcome. Phone 5367 4390.
difference. Services every 2nd & 4th Sundays at Avenue
The Laurels – Bacchus Marsh Community College Alanon Support Group - for families of alcoholics
Bowling Club, Main St, Bacchus Marsh.
229 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh. Courses and classes. Meets at 10.30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
Enquiries & enrolments - 5367 1061. at the Uniting Church Hall, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh. Bacchus Marsh Christian Church
Enq - 0421 222 717. Sunday Services 10am with kids program. 222 Main St,
Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries 9028 2622.
MEETINGS Lal Lal Moorabool Photographic Group Inc
Meeting 3rd Wednesday each month, 7pm. Soldiers Memorial Bacchus Marsh Uniting Church Parish
Ballan District Vintage Machinery & Vehicle Club Hall, Lal Lal. Enquiries 5341 7535. Services - St Andrew’s 9.30am every Sunday. Pentland Hills
Meetings - second Monday each month, 8pm. Tom Mullane Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh) 2pm 1st Sunday of month. Enquiries - 5367 2543 (office).
Pavilion, Ballan Racecourse Reserve. Enquiries – Brian 5368 Meetings held 2nd Sunday of month, 2pm. Poultry Pavilion. Holy Trinity Anglican Church - Bacchus Marsh
2255 or Ray 5368 1177. Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Rd, Service Times - Bacchus Marsh - Sunday 8.30am & 10am;
The Pottery Group Bacchus Marsh. All welcome – Kerry 9741 9705. Balliang - 2nd Sunday 10.30am, 4th Sunday 9am. Myrniong –
Tuesday and Saturday 1pm-3pm, at the Public Park Hall 1st & 3rd Sunday 11am. Enquiries – 5367 5362. 
(next to Tennis Courts), Stanley St, Gordon. All welcome. MARKETS Church of the Living God
Enquiries to Maureen 0447173031.
Christian youth ministry and bible teaching. 2nd Sunday
St Andrew’s Playgroup Bacchus Marsh Ballan Lions Club Market
of every month, 5pm. Open to all ages. At 14 Darcy St,
(Behind St Andrew’s Church) Cnr Gisborne Rd & Lerderderg Next market – Saturday 7 April 2018
First Saturday each month - Inglis St, Ballan – 9am-1pm. Maddingley. Enq – 0408 260 727.
Street, Bacchus Marsh. Monday-Friday 9am, 11am, 1pm &
3pm. Enquiries – Cindy 0433 651 066. Enquiries – 0402 390 080 (Wayne). Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church
Darley Market Sundays, 10:30am, Worship Service and Children’s Program.
Moorabool Mission Recovery Group
Saturday 17 March, 8am - 1pm. 1st & 3rd Saturday each Phone 5367 6550 for more details.
Struggling with addiction; Pain from the past; family member
out of control? Meeting weekly - Wednesday, 12.30pm – Jean month at Darley Park Football Reserve. Enquiries – 0488 345 Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit
Oomes Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh. Enq- 145 (Alan). Mass every Saturday 6.30pm.
Pastor Merv Patton – 0412 290 036. Ballan Farmers Market Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship
Ballan Playgroup Next Market – Saturday 10 March, 9am-1pm. Non denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Men’s
Every Tuesday of school Term. St John’s Anglican Church 2nd Saturday each month, Mill Cottage car park. KYB Monday evenings 6pm. Ladies KYB Wednesday 1pm.
Hall  - 9:30-11:30am. Enquiries - 0409 681 138 Anna or 0421 Enq – 0498 361 291 or 0490 114 130. Further details – 0429 681 566.
905 558 Tamsin.  Bacchus Marsh Life Church
Bacchus Marsh & District Garden Club CHURCH Meeting 10am every Sunday at the BM College Drama Room,
Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at The Laurels, Catholic Parish of Gordon in Grant Street. Enquiries Pastor Merv - 0412 290 036.
229 Main St, Bacchus Marsh. Guest Speakers. Supper after Service Times - Saturday 10 March – Springbank, 6.30 pm  St Bernard’s Bacchus Marsh Catholic Church
each meeting. All Welcome. Enquiries - Wendy 5367 4170. Sunday 11 March– Bungaree, 8.45am; Ballan, 10.30am. Mass Times – Saturday- 5pm; Sunday – 8.30am & 10am. 

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A Golden Opportunity -

33 Clarinda Street Bacchus Marsh Price: $669,000

This Clarke, Hopkins & Clarke architect designed home was commissioned in 1963 for
the CEO of the Bacchus Marsh Memorial Hospital which is directly opposite. This energy
efficient home incorporates floor to ceiling windows to the generous sizes lounge & family
room areas, high ceilings throughout, well appointed kitchen/meals, 4 good sized bedrooms, Myrniong 189 Myrniong-Korobeit Road 86ha (213ac) 4 B 1 C 2 I 1 J
central bathroom & large laundry.
Being one of the last large parcels of land in the area (1135sqm) within the sought after GRZ
3 zone, the land boasts a north /east aspect and offers a commanding corner location that

1 2
makes for a golden opportunity to renovate, extend the home or to do a re-development.
Conveniently situated to Bacchus Marsh’s busy main street shops, zoned primary schools,
and 1km from train station makes this a great opportunity. Get started on your next project
today - Call now for further information.

3 4
Superb Myrniong Farming/Lifestyle Opportunity - 3 Lots Auction
With close proximity and easy access to the airport and Melbourne (50km Saturday 14th April, 11.00am (onsite)
approx.), Bacchus Marsh (12km) and Ballarat (50km), is this attractive and 10% Deposit
Balance: 13th June 2018
well positioned property in a magnificent rural setting. To be offered in 3 View by appointment
separate lots as follows: www.landmarkharcourts.com.au/
- Homestead, Shedding and 60 acres LTB2774
Circa 1960's 4BR brick homestead immaculately maintained, Woolshed
with yards, Cattleyards with undercover crush, 12x9m Machinery Shed,
Lambing shed. 7 tanks with 28,000 gallon capacity. 6 paddocks, grey
sandy loam soil type, 5 catchment dams, creek frontage, shelter belts
- 50 acres with Creek frontage
2/137 Main Street,
2/137 Main
Bacchus Marsh Located directly beside Lot 1, potential ideal building site (STCA). 4
catchment dams, Spring fed Stony Hut Creek on Western boundary, 5 Adrian Smith
Phone: 5367Phone:
8128 5367 8128
Mobile: 0418Mobile:
343 7540418 343 754 paddocks. M 0400 178 945 P 03 5334 1030
- 103 acres adrian.smith@landmark.com.au
www.lensmith.com.au 4 main paddocks with town water connected, Potential building site Landmark Ballarat

PRDnationwide Ballarat Welcomes – Jacqui Sfetcopoulos!

Assisting Matthew Edwards in our Country & Lifestyle Sales Team,
Jacqui lives and breathes Ballan, and is excited to help locals with their real estate needs.
If you are thinking of buying, selling, or would like a free market appraisal

Contact Jacqui on 03 5329 4635

51 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat 3350
Phone 5331 1111 www.prdballarat.com.au
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Arbee Real Estate

FOR SALE 11 Lidgett Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 3 Pippin Court, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 2 3 1 2

Don’t Miss This One! Great Investment or First Home

Don’t miss this opportunity to secure a neat 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom Ideal for investor or those starting out. Featuring 3 bedrooms, lounge
home on a terrific 585m2 block within walking distance to the Main complete with a wall heater & A/C, kitchen/meals, separate bathroom,

Street. This solid home offers the potential for first home buyers, toilet & laundry with floorboards throughout. 671m2 with side access &
renovators or developers (STCA) looking to purchase in a much plenty of room for a garage. Conveniently located close to shops, schools,
sought after area of town. sporting grounds & highway access. Please call today as it won’t last long.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $345,000-$375,000 PRICE $335,000


CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Denise Sniegowski 0456 044 024
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

AUCTION 33 Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 53 Wittick Street, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 2 4 2 2

Ideal Location with Enormous Potential! Spacious Family Residence

A great opportunity, extensive family home on 919m2 corner block in
Featuring 4 bedrooms, master with ENS & WIR, bedrooms 2 & 3 with
the heart of town. 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, lounge room, dining room
WIR & the 4th with double BIRs. Central kitchen with loads of cupboard
& spacious kitchen with gas cooktop, wall oven & dishwasher, a
space, dining area, 2 lounges, home theatre, and a double LUG with
separate laundry & toilet. Brick bungalow power & water connected.
internal access. Ducted heating & cooling. Plenty of room in the
Schools, & shopping at your doorstep. STCA to redevelop either
backyard, garden shed and rear access on a large 817m² corner block.
residentially or commercially.
INSPECT Saturday 10th March 1.00-1.30pm INSPECT Saturday 10th March 11.00-11.30am
AUCTION Saturday 24th March 1.00pm FOR SALE $570,000-$590,000
CONTACT Peter 0429 671 990 Daryl 0409 233 157 CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 20 Carter Road, Melton FOR SALE 29 Lyle Street, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 4 3 1 1

A Great First Home or Investment Seize The Opportunity

Neat as a pin on 582sqm block in central location less than 850mtrs to 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home within walking distance to Main Street.
Woodgrove & under 700mtrs to High Street. Great first home or Ideal for the first home buyer or investor and provides the person with

investment. 3 bedrooms all with BIRs, L-shaped lounge dining area & some handyman skills opportunity to secure a property with potential.
original kitchen. Tidy gardens, undercover entertaining area, garden shed & Sitting on a 680m2 block there is plenty of room to extend or even
potential for STCA. Gas wall heating & Fujitsu split system. redevelop this site into something special.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $365,000 FOR SALE $290,000-$320,000
CONTACT Steve Creese 0475 888 101 CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 81 O’Leary Way, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 143 Underbank Boulevard, Bacchus Marsh
3 2 2 4 2 1

Your Brand New Home Awaits! Wow, Pool Parties All Year Round!
Brand new house in Stonehill Estate, 3 bedrooms, master with ENS & Located in the Underbank Estate just 5 minutes from the Main Street.
WIR, a generous kitchen/dining/family room, large main bathroom, Featuring 4 bedrooms, the master with WIR and ENS. The remaining 3

laundry & an additional theatre room. Alfresco area, spacious double bedrooms have BIRs and share a central bathroom. Designer kitchen,
garage & many quality upgrades including caesarstone benchtop, temperature controlled pool & spa. Cascading views of Underbank Stud
900mm stainless steel cooker & matching dishwasher, & central heating. & Pentland Hills, this stunning residence is well worth your inspection.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT Saturday 10th March 10.00-10.30am
PRICE $470,000 FOR SALE $680,000-$720,000
CONTACT Denise Sniegowski 0456 044 024 CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 323 Millbrook Egerton Road, Gordon FOR SALE 7a Anderson Street, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 1 3 1 1

Ideal Farmlet! Town Central Gem

What a great opportunity to secure a terrific 5 acre block in the
Opportunity for the astute purchaser! Invest or owner occupy this
beautiful Gordon district. Just 5 minutes from the Gordon township
centrally located townhouse, within minutes walk to all town amenities.

this property consists of a 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom brick veneer home
3 bedrooms, central bathroom (upstairs) & 2 toilets. Timber kitchen
with a double garage plus a carport and sundry shedding. The home
with a 900mm stainless steel oven & range-hood, polished hardwood
has a concrete tank for storage of bore water, a septic tank and bottle
floors. Wall A/C, R/C split system, & single car carport, rear courtyard.
gas and there are 3 flat paddocks and a couple of stables.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $520,000-$550,000 FOR SALE $290,000-$320,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

Ian McDonald Steve Creese Daryl Gould Peter Leonard Denise Sniegowski
5367 2333 0475 888 101 0409 233 157 0429 671 990 0456 044 024

140 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh 5367 2333
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Bacchus Marsh 1 Todman Close 4 2 2 Bacchus Marsh 33 Clarinda Street 4 2 2

Home For The Growing Family - 810m2 Private Sale Central Location! Private Sale
This quality-built Simonds Home is Perfectly situated in quiet & convenient
Price $525,000 Price $669,000
situated on approximately 810m2 of township pocket with architect
land in a quiet court of Bacchus Marsh. Inspect Wed 5.30-6.00pm designed house of 4 bedrooms, 2 Inspect By appointment
Set amongst a beautiful garden setting Sat 11.00-11.30am generous living areas, well equipped
with plenty of room for the kids to play Office 2/137 Main Street,
kitchen, with strong capital growth
Office 2/137 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
inside. potential is this rare opportunity to
Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
acquire a substantial land holding of Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754
Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754 1135sqm (approx) with corner block Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828
Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828 location.
Web www.lensmith.com.au
Web www.lensmith.com.au

Darley Lot 8/40 Manning Blvd Bacchus Marsh 4/26 Simpson Street 2 1 2

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Large 3742m2 Block With Magic Views Private Sale Great Buying On Simspon Street Private Sale
Situated in the prestige Manning
Price $340,000 to $370,000

This quality built Peter Clarke unit is in
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Price $275,000

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Estate lies this 3742 m2 block with a ideal location to all main street shops,

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180 degrees of magical views of the library, bowls club & train station.

Inspect By appointment Inspect By appointment
countryside and Wombat State Forrest, Comprises of a spacious lounge,
Office 2/137 Main Street, Office 2/137 Main Street,
stretching all the way to Melbourne kitchen / meals area, two good sized
Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128 Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
CBD. bedrooms, bathroom , laundry & sep
Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754 Toilet. Neat & tidy garden setting with Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754
Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828 double garage. Better be quick will not Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828
last long.
Web www.lensmith.com.au Web www.lensmith.com.au
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CANCER—June 22-July 22
The weekend is perfect for home improvements and gen-
eral repair jobs. Information that’s intriguing and help-
ful comes your way. Give extra time to agreements of all

Stars & Puzzles

LEO—July 23-August 22
Social obligations can get you weary and invigorating
exercise should recharge your spirits. Don’t read too much
into a colleagues’ remarks. Music and the theatre are in
the week’s picture.
VIRGO—August 23-September 22
Spend a little more time listening to children and boost-
ing your own morale. Thursday could see good business
prospects. Consulting with professionals will put your
mind at ease.
★★★★★★★★ LIBRA—September 23-October 22
Relatives can be critical this week and they can also be
right. The weekend favours family outings. Teamwork
brings unexpected success and delight Thursday or
ARIES—March 21-April 20
Postponements through the week make life a little con-
fusing, but also provide for a surprise bonus. Diplomacy SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
is the key to romantic success. Think twice before mak-
ing loans, especially to family. Several opportunities present themselves for negotiation.
A new person in your life seems to bring good luck. Long
TAURUS—April 21-May 22 trips and brief encounters are featured on the weekend.
This is a busy week for creating enterprising and part-
nership activities. Avoid speculating Thursday - Satur- SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
day. Real estate hunting is favoured on the weekend. Tact You may receive important mail, email or phone calls
is critical in family dealings. this week. It’s time to catch up on those left behind jobs,
GEMINI—May 23-June 21 but also to get lots of rest and be true to your diet.
Recent financial difficulties are resolved. You could find CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
yourself coming to a friend’s rescue on the weekend. Your Overall, this should be a quiet week, good for catching
creative juices are bubbling. Plan, begin and complete up on paperwork. Your perception and memory is sharp.
an entire mini-project.
Loved ones can be a little stubborn and interfering.
CANCER—June 22-July 22
NO. 9035 The weekend is perfect for home improvements and gen-
AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
ACROSS DOWN eral repair jobs. Information that’s intriguing and help- Take a breather from obligations to enjoy time alone and
6. Musical instrument 1. Meal (6) ful comes your way. Give extra time to agreements of all an evening of culture. It is a better week for giving than
(10) 2. Spear (7) types. receiving. Be a little less secretive.
8. Bird (4) 3. American Indian (6) PISCES—February 20-March 20
9. Woman’s name (4) 4. Hot (6) LEO—July 23-August 22
10. Dog (5) 5. Start (5) Social obligations can get you weary and invigorating Opportunities for increased status should open up now.
11. Pleasant (4) 7. Courage (5) exercise should recharge your spirits. Don’t read too much The week combines lazy days with crazy days. Allow
12. Drink (9) 13. Tool (3) into a colleagues’ remarks. Music and the theatre are in extra time for the needs of older relatives. Health
16. Lawyer (9) 14. Tank (7) the week’s picture. problems can disrupt travel.
20. Throw (4) 15. Truck (5)
22. Claw (5) 17. Compel (6) VIRGO—August 23-September 22 BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
23. Stepped (4) 18. Light (6) Spend a little more time listening to children and boost- You are open minded, optimistic and philanthropic. Your
24. Accordingly (4) 19. Musician (6) ing your own morale. Thursday could see good business biggest problem is that you are not discriminating enough.
25. Garment (10) 21. Rock (5) prospects. Consulting with professionals will put your If you have been in a rut lately, this is the time to shake
mind at ease. yourself out of it.
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
6. Nick and you in love? Nonesense! (3,4,3). 8. OK, love, Relatives can be critical this week and they can also be
or thumbs down? (4). 9. To move, give a smart couple of right. The weekend favours family outings. Teamwork

taps to (4). 10. At that point you had a right to butt in (5). brings unexpected success and delight Thursday or
11. Name that creates a stir (4). 12.Write to when you Friday.
lose some money (4,1,4). 16. What proportion of our
nine solved it? (3,2,4). 20. Positive it’s an advantage SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
(4). 22. Didn’t like, but for a time he had to swallow (5).
23. A coat or only parts of a coat (4). 24. Old coin that’s NUMBER GAME
Several opportunities present themselves for negotiation.
A new person in your life seems to bring good luck. Long
making a comeback (4). 25. Is it stupid of them to con- trips and brief encounters are featured on the weekend.
gregate together? (5,5). ANSWER BELOW
DOWN SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
1. Buffer showing evidence of having been in a fight (6). You may receive important mail, email or phone calls
2. Could be E sharp, played on the piano (7). 3. Name this week. It’s time to catch up on those left behind jobs,
and age of the young creature (6). 4. In court, too sur- but also to get lots of rest and be true to your diet.
reptitious (6). 5. The figure is understood to be about
five (5). 7. Rod will have a stab at it (5). 13. In an hour CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
had aquired, we’re told (3). 14. Matters when very loud Overall, this should be a quiet week, good for catching
music is piped in (7). 15. Even birds can nest in it (5). up on paperwork. Your perception and memory is sharp.
17. Perceiving nothing, being heartless (6). 18. Certainly Loved ones can be a little stubborn and interfering.
I would need to renovate the interior (6). 19. Long for a
lawn (6). 21. Bit the ghost! (5). AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
Take a breather from obligations to enjoy time alone and
an evening of culture. It is a better week for giving than
17, Not(h)ing. 18, I-ndee-’d. 19, Unmown. 21, Shade. receiving. Be a little less secretive.
Se-V-en. 7, Stick. 13, One (won). 14, A-ff-air-s. 15, Plane. PISCES—February 20-March 20
Across - 1, Dispassionate. 8, Cheat. 9, Dynamic. 10, Opportunities for increased status should open up now.
Down - 1, Shiner. 2, P-erhaps. 3, Kit-ten. 4, C-over-t. 5,
Latent. 11, Ferret. 12, Sprat. 14, Scull. 18, Relish. 20,
Dense crowd.
The week combines lazy days with crazy days. Allow
Bangle. 23, Measure. 24, Trace. 25, Twenty per cent.
20, Plus. 22, H-a-t-e’d. 23, Arms. 24, Anna (rev.). 25, extra time for the needs of older relatives. Health
Down - 1, Docile. 2, Scent. 3, Antenna. 4, Side. 5, Ounce.
R-e. 11, Nick. 12, Drop a note. 16, One in four (anag.). problems can disrupt travel.
6, Admiral. 7, Excite. 13, Pillage. 15, Chatter. 16, Prompt.
Across - 6, The E-vil One. 8, Vet-O. 9, In-C-H. 10, The-
17, Recent. 19, Spurt. 21, Grace. 22, Seep.
You are open minded, optimistic and philanthropic. Your
18, Ignite. 19, Oboist. 21, Stone. biggest problem is that you are not discriminating enough.
Across - 1, Band of robbers. 8, Out-re. 9, Mac-Adam.
Begin. 7, Pluck. 13, Awl. 14, Cistern. 15, Lorry. 17, Oblige. If you have been in a rut lately, this is the time to shake
10, Med-US-a. 11, Unveil. 12, Green. 14, Twist. 18, Hom-
Down - 1, Dinner. 2, Trident. 3, Apache. 4, Torrid. 5, yourself out of it.
ag-e. 20, B-ill-et. 23, Char-I-ot. 24, Sa-tin. 25, Slender
23, Trod. 24, Ergo. 25, Nightdress.
Nice. 12, Orangeade. 16, Solicitor. 20, Toss. 22, Talon.
Down - 1, B-looms. 2, Noted. 3, Over-see. 4, R-OM-e.
Across - 6, Vibraphone. 8, Gull. 9, Enid. 10, Corgi. 11,
5, Bac-on (rev.). 6, End-less. 7, S-ample. 13, Rum-mage.
15, Whit-sun . 16, S-hock-S. 17, Stance (anag.). 19, G-
U-ild. 21, L-Otto. 22, Stir.
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Carmen, Ray, Peter and partners. Adored grandmother of 14
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Forever In Our Hearts

Newborns in the district
Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mrs Tessie Babies born recently at Bacchus Marsh and Melton
Mercieca will be offered at Our Lady Ta’ Pinu Shrine 15
Flanagans Drive, Merrimu (Bacchus Marsh) on Thursday, March
Regional Hospital.
8, 2018 commencing at 11.30am.
Rosary will be recited prior to Mass at 11.00am.
A Private Cremation will follow
A Viewing will be held at Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel 226
Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on Wednesday March 7, between
6.30pm and 7.00pm.
No Flowers by request
In lieu please consider a donation to Alzheimers Australia in
Memory of Tessie, envelopes will be provided at the Shrine.

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The Springbank Football
Netball Club requires
U/15 & U/12 Footballers

Bacchus Marsh
for the 2018 Season in
the Central Highlands
Football League (CHFL).
Come and be part of a family orientated
club, where the emphasis is about Little Athletics
participation, enjoyment and coaching to Records continue to tumble at Little Athletics with another
develop football and life skills. two records broken last Saturday. Nelson Banigo claimed
the Under 9 60m Hurdles record with a run of 10.32 seconds.
Transportation to training and on match Matai Haunga, in his first season at BMLAC, broke the Under
days can be arranged where necessary. 11 Shot Put record with a throw of 11.24m. This record, held
For more information and general inquiries by Jacob Whitney had previously stood for 19 years.
please contact: PB Stars of the Week were Solomon Miesen, Matilda Clarke,
Samuel White, Joshua Shannon, Ymir Travisson-Heafield and
Leo Simpson on 0418 365826. Jordan Moore, all achieving 4 PBs for the meet.
leosimpson@bigpond.com This week’s meet will be held on Friday evening commencing
at 5pm due to the State Track & Field Championships being
held over the weekend.
Nelson Banigo breaking the 60m hurdles record.

Lost and Found Bacchus Marsh will be represented by 16 athletes at the State
Championships and they include:
Nelson Banigo – 70m, 100m, 200m, 400m
Kirsty Bresnan – 90m Hurdles, 300m Hurdles, Triple Jump
Elise Cook – 1500m
Kayla Downes - Discus
Jack Flanagan – 1500m
Shameka Grero – Discus
Murphy Harrington – 70m, 200m
Finnigan – Male Staffordshire Marli – Female Domestic Luatangi Haunga – Shot Put, Discus
Bull Terrier cross Tan Short Hair white and blue Matai Haunga – Shot Put, Discus
approximately 2 years – torti approximately 3 years Ryan Lister – 200m
Available for Adoption – Available for Adoption
Alex Lloyd – 60m Hurdles, High Jump, Long Jump
Lost or Found a dog or cat? Keep up to date with Temi Olaitan – 70m, 100m, 200m, High Jump
impounded animals on Council’s Pet Adoption Eliza Schrembri – Javelin
Facebook page – Moorabool Pet Adoption.
Bridie Shanahan – Discus, Javelin
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Service on 5366 7100. A record throw from Matai Haunga in the Shot Put. Olivia Way – 200m, 300m Hurdles

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ricket Darley Cricket Club
By Shaun Kelly

Ballan Cricket
The Darley Cricket Club’s First XI have ended the Ballarat
Cricket Association home-and-away season with a win; but
have fallen short of making the finals.
Needing a win and a Mount Clear loss to scrape into post-
season action, the Lions held up their end of the bargain,
Ballan 1 St X1 defeating Brown Hill by 54 runs, but Napoleons-Sebastopol
Ballan 9/176 lost Ballarat Redan 4/213 failed to make a dent in chasing Mount Clear’s 389 from the
Batting - M Snaith 66, T Landt 40, J Fawcus 31 week before, meaning that Darley finish the season in fifth
Bowling - H Micallef 8-3-2/21, Z Graham 11-5-1/25 spot, one game outside of the top four.
Despite some good bowling Ballan struggled to get wickets Brown Hill started the day at 6/80, which Darley quickly
which was not helped by dropped catches. Unfortunately, converted into 9/109 before Brown Hill batsmen Cam Inglis
Ballarat Redan chased down Ballan’s score comfortably. Ballan’s “Milo in2 Cricket” kids, after their last session for (46) and Tom Bourke-Finn (12 not out) combined for a 29 run
Despite this loss the team should be in the finals but depends this season, with their helpers; Cindy, Troy, Tim and K.B.
tenth wicket partnership that all but put paid to Darley’s
on a result from another game, in due course. hopes of an outright victory.
Ballan 2nd X1 Ben Longhurst and Hayden Jamieson shared the last four
Ballan 4/297 defeated Golden Point 7/292 wickets, giving Longhurst figures of 4/35 and Jamieson 3/24
Batting - T Trickey 207, M Currie 32, A Trickey 19, R Lindsey for the innings.
8 not out Darley then batted for 14 overs to see out the day, finishing
Bowling - A McCarthy 4-0-2/15, T Trickey 8-0-2/43, J McEgan on 1/60 with Jamieson unbeaten on 32 and Anurudda
7-0-1/68, M Currie 8-1-1/28 Rajapaksha making 22.
Golden Point won the toss and elected to bat, making 292. Darley’s Second XI are finals-bound though, finishing
Angus McCarthy was the best bowler picking up two second on the ladder after defeating East Ballarat by 107 runs
wickets. Ballan had a big chase on their hands but ended up to book a semi-final appointment with Ballarat-Redan this
chasing the score down comfortably in 26 overs due to an weekend.
excellent innings by Tyler Trickey, making 207.
East Ballarat started the day on 1/36 chasing 192, but wickets
Under 16
fell regularly throughout the day as the Hawks lost 9/49 on
Ballan 8/158 lost Wendouree White 4/280
the second day’s play to be dismissed for 85.
Batting - J McGregor 54 not out, Sam Dehnert 28, Riely
Liam Jordan was the chief destroyer, finishing with 5/9
Ranieri 26, Jack Crowe 17 retired
off his ten overs, including six maidens as the East Ballarat
Bowling - N Spratling 5-0-2/26, S Dehnert 10-0-1/46, B Leahy N Spratling (Ballan U16s) , finished with 2/26 and 1 catch. batsmen had no answer. Dayle Locke and Ryan Densley
took two wickets each as the Lions Second XI look towards
Ballan had a big chase of runs against the top side, and
next week, flying the flag for the club as its sole finals team.
despite the boys reaching their highest score for the year,
Ballan fell well short. This is the boys’ last game for the Darley’s Third XI ended their season defeated on the
season and it was good to see some boys reach personal scoreboard, but not in spirit, after a fighting effort in
milestones throughout the season with a majority getting a attempting to chase down Buninyong’s previous week total
taste of senior cricket when they played the odd game with of 236 fell 59 runs short.
the seniors teams. This is also the last year in under 16s for Impressive youngster Lane Havelberg top scored for the
most boys and the club hopes they return next season and Lions with 35, with Hamish Wheeler (28), Daniel Hynes (27)
continue developing their senior careers. and Ryan Densley (24) all making starts.
Under 14 Darley’s Fourth XI also ended their season in defeat, going
Ballan 2/248 defeated Golden Point White 10/66 down to top side BFB by 37 runs on Saturday.
Batting - M Golding 50 retired, D Pascoe 44 not out, J Horan The Lions bowled first in their one-day encounter, holding
25 not out, C Gates 22, Ned Loft 13 retired, Neumann 12 BFB to 9/192 with Steven Cornford and Aiden Cox anchoring
Bowling - J Horan 4.1-3-6/2, K Heafield 4-1-2/8, B Conroy the bowling with four wickets each, before being held to 9/155
3-0-1/8 Ben Rivet bowling for the U16s at Ballan. from their 40 overs, with in-form batsman Clint Salisbury
Ballan won against a very inexperienced team. Jonathan top-scoring with 41 and Cornford completing an impressive
Horan was a stand out with a couple of personal milestones day with a quick-fire 27 including two fours and two sixes.
picking up six wickets for two runs, which also included a
Hat Trick. All Batsmen had valuable batting time and making
great scores. The boys finished third on the ladder and head
into the finals next week. The Darley Lions Under 16s enter the Ballarat Cricket
Association finals series undefeated and in the hunt for back-
Under 13
to-back flags after defeating Napoleons-Sebastopol by 111
Ballan 7/90 lost East Ballarat 3/176
runs to complete the home-and-away season on Saturday.
Batting - Z Vincent 22, L Smits 18 not out, J Bower 11, E Muir
9 not out Having made 6/224 in the first week of the two-day game,
the Lions battled early with the Naps-Sebas openers putting
Bowling - L Smits 4-0-1/10, J Black 3-1-1/29, E Muir 3-0-1/34
on a 73 run opening stand, but when Ryan Densley then
Ballan bowled first with their bowlers struggling on a narrow
Regan King struck to remove both openers with the score
pitch and short boundaries, East Ballarat put on a massive
on 73, the rest of the Naps-Sebas batting line up crumbled,
total of 176. Ballan’s batsmen made a good attempt at chasing
the runs down but were unable to reach the target. Best losing their next eight wickets for just 40 runs as they were
batsmen were Zeb Vincent and Lucas Smits. This is the last dismissed for 113.
game for the season and the club is pleased to see the team Densley, Jaylan Altay and Hayden Nash all took two wickets
improve throughout the year, with many reaching personal Alex Cairns as substitute Keeper replacing Jack McGregor each as every Darley player got a bowl in Naps-Sebas’ 36 over
milestones. with the Ballan 1st XI. Photos – Chris Thom innings.
Darley now plays Elaine in a semi-final at the Darley Civic

Ballan Golf Club Tabcorp Park

Hub this Saturday and Sunday, with play starting on both
Friday 2 March mornings at 8:30am.
Darley’s 14 & Under side are also finals-bound, holding off
Results - Week ending Saturday 3 March a determined East Ballarat on the weekend to win by 16 runs
Wednesday Stableford and finish second on the ladder.
Winner Frank White (26) 39 points, After starting their morning on 5/108 following last week’s
R/up Michael Di Fiore (12) 35 points. 25 over batting spell, the Lions batted for 21 more overs,
Magpie - 14th Les Martin. moving their score to 9/168 with Will Johnson top-scoring
NTP - 15th Steve Chesters. with 42 in an innings that included three fours and four
sixes, and Brodie Ward making 36.
Saturday Stroke - Monthly Medal. In reply, East Ballarat made it to 8/146 before their allotted
A Grade - Winner of Medal Ken Muhlhan 73-16-57, overs ran out, with Brodie Ward taking two wickets and
R/up Les Martin 75-15-60. a host of players taking one each as, like their 16 & Under
B Grade - Winner Andrew Germon 81-22-59, counterparts, all eleven Darley players bowled at least two
R/up Len Killender 83-22-61. overs each.
NTPs - 2nd Anthony Moore, 12th Michael Di Fiore, The Lions now play Mount Clear in a two-day semi-final
15th Victor Buttigieg. at Brown Hill this weekend, with play starting at 8:30am on
Magpies - 4th Ken Muhlhan, 14th John Muhlhan. both Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Friday 2 March, Tabcorp Park Melton Race 1, 3YO Trot
Balls 6, Cut-off 69: Ken Muhlhan, Les Martin, Michael Di (GT0 only). Winner: Reils (6). Trainer: Andy Gath. Driver: The season finished last weekend for all Darley’s Melton
Fiore, Anthony Moore, Andrew Germon, Len Killender. Kate Gath. Photo: Stuart McCormick HRV. Junior Cricket Association teams.
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