Moorabool News FREE Your Local News [email protected] Tuesday 1 April, 2014 Serving Ballan and district since 1872 Phone 5368 1966 Fax 5368 2764 Vol 8 No 12 Premiership honour

The Bacchus Marsh Under 14 Lightning Premiership winning team.

The junior football and netball teams have throughout their respective matches. In two of the four matches the Under 14 Premiers kicked off the BFL season with a Lightning “Across the day the teams’ performances were a held their opponents scoreless with Dale Harris Premiership, and the local Under 14 Cobras standout, but there were also some exceptional awarded the Best Player across the day. have taken the honours. individual efforts across all four matches by The Senior Ballarat FNL 2014 season launch will The Bacchus Marsh club had four representative both second and first year players in their teams. be held this Friday evening at Saxon House in teams participating in the events over the weekend with the Under 12 and U14 footballers “Coaches Peter Dickson and Tom Svaljek must Ballarat with special guests to include Liz Ellis, alongside the U13 and U15 netballers. be congratulated for their team of Under 14 and guest speakers from Essendon and North Club spokesperson Phil Homewood said all players for successfully taking the honours. This Melbourne football clubs. players and teams worked extremely hard is a great start to the year for the juniors,” he said. continued page 29 Bacchus Marsh Football & Netball Club Inc. Evaporative Junior Division Your Local air-conditioning specialist G.J. BRADDING Cooling Phone: 5367 4964 [email protected] HEATING & COOLING From $2,990 inc gst Warning - For your own health and well being service your air-conditioner. RTA # AU03582 SYSTEMS

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CANTALOUPE FUJI APPLES Fete with a floral touch $1.99 each $1.49 kg By Jessica Howard “There is an artwork sec- gle flower on a table in the “It has been a peculiar sea- Fresh fr om our Farm Fresh fr om our Farm tion depicting flowers for Church, in order to remem- son with all those hot days St Andrew’s Uniting both junior and senior ber a loved one. in January, people have Church of Bacchus Marsh residents, and the Under 15 “The Uniting Church has questioned how the roses is seeking children’s entries and Under 10 Floral saucer been running a part in the for the Church Fete Rose will go, however we grow arrangement means the annual Church Fete for the Show this weekend, and children can enjoy filling the most beautiful roses past four years with the GREEN CABBAGE LETTUCE they don’t necessarily need a saucer with sand and ar- here in Bacchus March Kids Art Show, however it is $1.29 each $1.20 each to be flowers! ranging their own gorgeous and I have my fingers and time for a new attraction,” Rose Show Co-ordinator, flowers,” Ms Blackie said. legs crossed that it will be a Ms Blackie said. Mavis Blackie says there Other competitions in- wonderful day”. “The Ballan Red Cross are a number of available clude the prettiest teacup Entries are due at the Unit- sections in the show; in- set or ceramic item in the have a wonderful flower Fruit & Vegetable ing Church in Bacchus cluding the “As I Like It” ar- Rose China section, and the show every year in Novem- rangement, which involves non-competitive Memorial ber with their spring flow- Marsh between 7:30am and Delivery Boxes any sort of container from a section allows for a child ers, so we are hoping to see 3pm Friday April 4, and can teacup, to a basket or even or other family member to all the beautiful autumn be collected from 2pm after Fruity Tooty Small: $30 in an old boot. place a rose, or another sin- roses. the fete on Saturday. 5 Fuji Apples 4 Green Kiwi Fruit 1 Hass Avocado 5 Valencia Oranges 5 Bananas 2 Bosc Pears 1/2 Canteloupe 2 Nashi Pears 250g Crimson Seedless Grapes 1 Sweet Pineapple NOW 250g White Seedless Grapes 2 Gold Kiwi Fruit 1 Strawberry punnet Easy Eater: $30 OPEN 100g Snow Peas VEGETABLES 100g Green Beans 1kg Brushed Potatoes 1 Broccoli* 1 piece Jarradale Pumpkin 1/4 Green Cabbage* 3 Tomatoes 1 Green Capsicum FRUIT 2 Carrots 3 Fuji Apples Fully Licensed • BYO Wines 1/2 Caulifl ower* 2 Bananas 1 Corn ½ Canteloupe • Dine in • Take away 250g White Seedless Grapes

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Invitation to an Exhibition and Sale of Watercolour Paintings by Peter Clarke “The Colours of Bacchus Marsh” Opening Night: Friday 4 April 2014 at 7.30pm Saturday 5 April: 10am – 4pm Sunday 6 April: 10am – 4pm For Free delivery & boxes go to LaPerla Gallery www.thefruitsofl 17 Kyle Way, Bacchus Marsh (off Clifton Drive) *Harvested Fresh from our Farm! Phone: 5367 5338 Fax: 5367 5555 411 Avenue of Honour, Bacchus Marsh MN14320G2 Page 4 The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 News Email - [email protected] Helping Our Community

Community Services in Moorabool – This week focusing on libraries

You’re Invited to attend BacchChat Featuring The place to share and discuss Sam Riggio social and local issues, writing, Paraplegic– Now philosophy and Proudly Walking culture. Free! SATURDAY 3rd May (FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH)

1.00pm– 3.00pm

Lerderderg Library, James Young Room 215 Main St Bacchus Marsh Come along, bring your friends and hear Author Phone: 5367 2533 Sam’s amazing story. for more information Told he could never walk

again and after 8 years in Upcoming BacchChat

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Listen to Apple FM Sunday 6th April Federal member for Ballarat Catherine King with a young group of children at the St Andrew’s Play Group last week. 8.00am for a recording of the session Photo Helen Tatchell

that's the story so far... brilliant!

we had a meeting... Group is more

do you come here chatted often? over coffee

and uncovered a wealth of enthusiasm, talent & experience in the MOORABOOL shire!

I THINK I LEFT THE IRON than play ON! we made some decisions...

NEXT MEETING SATURDAY 12 APRIL HAVE YOU SOME Bacchus Marsh children but also to fami- She said more than 30 local week of activities. 2-4 PM GOT ANY GOOD BALLAN MECHANICS HALL IDEAS? cherubs celebrated Na- lies and the broader com- playgroups were registered INGLIS STREET, BALLAN COME “The children were fasci- ALONG AND JOIN US - WE'D LOVE TO tional Playgroup Week at St munity,” Ms King said. with Playgroup Victoria, nated to see the Wild Action A LOCAL MEET YOU. PUBLISHER, Andrew’s Church last week. offering a range of activi- AUTHOR AND “Participation in play- sea creatures and rock- BOOKSELLER WILL TALK WE'LL ALSO The children, aptly called group activities helps to ties for young children and pool discovery at Bacchus ABOUT THEIR BE PLANNING ADVENTURES A GROUP the Giggly Cherubs, were build the foundations for their families every week. Marsh Public Hall. They’ve IN PROJECT FOR PUBLISHING. 2014! joined by Federal Mem- learning by developing “From teddy bear picnics, also especially enjoyed

FOR MORE DETAILS CONTACT ber for Ballarat, Catherine children’s school readiness dress-ups, craft and story- craft activities and their NATALIE OR DALE AT THE LIBRARY ON 5367 2533 King. through play and social time, playgroups provide new books,” Ms Cook said. Ms King said playgroups interaction. an important opportunity Bacchus Marsh, Dunns- played an important role “To encourage parents to for children, parents and town and Mt Egerton also Moorabool Library Serices in the community and the become involved in their carers alike to meet, share celebrated with activities School Holiday Program lives of families with young children’s education at stories and have fun,” Ms during National Playgroup King said. Book Now!! children. an early age, playgroups Week. WEEK 1 “This year’s theme is ‘More also support further en- Giggly Cherubs group To find out the location of TUESDAY 8 APRIL FRIDAY 11 APRIL Than Play’ and reflects the gagement of families in leader Jacqui Cook said your local playgroup, visit Wreck It Ralph Movie Jackie Kerin contribution playgroups community activity and the children had already the Playgroup Victoria web- Lerderderg Library Storytelling Session 10am to 11.30am 10.00am– 11.30am make not just to the lives of volunteerism.” enjoyed an action packed site at

Peek– A– Boo Eggs– Easter Lerderderg Crafts Library Lerderderg Library

WEDNESDAY 9 APRIL BACCHUS MARSH MEDICAL CENTRE FRIDAY 11 APRIL Peek– A– Boo Eggs– Movie Screening Easter Crafts Despicable Me 2 Dr S Bronchinetti Dr A Alexander 2.00– 3.30pm 10am– 11.30am Ballan Mechanics Dr P Schlesinger Dr A Desouza Ballan Community Institute House Dr S Sooknandan Dr N Zannat Dr P Williams Dr A Mensur THURSDAY 10 APRIL Places are limited for each acı vity. To book EXTENDED WEEKEND ask at the service desk or phone 5367 2533. Dr N Madhanpall Dr M Alam Paper Plate Easter Egg If you are unable to aı end for whatever rea- Bag son please inform library staff so someone Dr R Sadhai OPENING HOURS!! Dr A Meyer else can take your child’s posiı on. Parents/ Lerderderg Library carers need to stay within the surrounds of Dr S Alam Dr J Tint 1.00pm to 2.30pm the library as the finish ı me is an esı mate only. Saturday 8am-5pm Bacchus Marsh Medical Centre Sunday 9am-12pm Darley Medical Centre Turner Street (P.O. Box 84) 147 Gisborne Road (P.O. Box 84) Bacchus Marsh, VIC 3340 Darley, VIC 3340

rob Croxford, Ceo Phone: (03) 5367 3333 Phone: (03) 5367 5000 Email - [email protected] News The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 Page 5 Dog attack case continues

AN ALLEGED attack by a father and uncle were lying champion kelpie on a six- underneath the truck and year-old girl at a Balliang her grandmother was in the property was heard by the house. Ballarat Magistrates Court Magistrate Peter Mithen last week. heard evidence from the The alleged incident, victim, a treating plastic which happened in June surgeon at the Royal Chil- 2013, resulted in facial dren’s Hospital in Mel- injuries to the child that bourne, two Moorabool required up to 100 stitches Shire Council compliance and seizure of a dog by officers, and a former po- Moorabool Shire Council. lice officer who interviewed The council has charged the child, during the initial Denise Wilson, Stuart Wil- two-day hearing. son and Anthony Wilson On the first day of proceed- with owning a dog that bit ings lawyer for the accused, Christine Oliver causing se- Phil Brown, argued that rious injury under the Do- Christine’s injuries could mestic Animals Act 1994. have been sustained by a The defendants pleaded not fall and that the prosecu- guilty. tors were “obliged to prove Christine Oliver was play- it is a bite.” ing under the supervision On day two of the hearing, of her grandparents Denise Moorabool Shire compli- and Stuart Wilson and her ance officers Glenn Burns uncle Anthony Wilson at and Lisa Handley stated The accused, Stuart, Denise and Anthony Wilson leave the Ballarat Magistrates Court last week after a two day hearing their farm in Balliang when that they witnessed ag- failed to conclude. Photos Helen Tatchell the injuries occurred. The gressive behaviour by Mack said Anthony Wilson later When approached by The cause “it may not be their mals Act 1994, councils child claimed a prize-win- towards a woman they explained that Mack was “a Moorabool News Trevor granddaughter next time.” may retain custody of the ning kelpie called ‘Mack’ believed to be Denise Wil- Oliver, father of Christine, Anthony Wilson and the animal until the outcome of bit her on the face while she son’s sister when they ar- dog that you don’t touch on said he hoped the outcome Moorabool Shire Council the prosecution is known. was on the back of a truck. rived to seize the dog in late the head, on the ears or on At the same time her grand- August 2013. Ms Handley the feet.” of the case would be “what both declined to comment The case was adjourned for should’ve happened the to The Moorabool News re- a further hearing on April night of the accident” and garding the case. 29 at the Ballarat Magis- Grand Opening this Saturday 5th April! that Mack be put down be- Under the Domestic Ani- trates Court. D & M TRADERS Homewares Gift wares Furniture

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April School Holidays at The Village

Monday 7th to Friday 11th April 11am to 2pm daily Paint Pot People Art Workshop FREE

Monday 4th to Thursday 17th April 11am to 2pm daily Easter Treasure Hunt “Open the lock & Win an Easter Egg”

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th April 11am to 2pm daily Roving Easter Bunny

Easter Trading Hours: Closed Good Friday, Open from 1pm on Anzac Day* Email - [email protected] News The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 Page 7 Newborns in the district Babies born recently at Bacchus Marsh and Melton Regional Hospital. Photos Helen Tatchell

Butcher Salvatore Fusca with his famed duck and new lamb variety that have won him Regional awards. Photo - submitted

Darley couple Kevin CURMI and Shoira Havana Rose STRINAVIC-SANDERS was Sal snags another win SHAMSHIDINOVA welcomed a little boy to born on Saturday 22 March to Oliva and their family on Tuesday 28 January. Calvin Daniel. Little Havana arrived at 8.29am and Lion weighed 3.9kg and was born at 9.01am. weighed 7lb 8oz. She is a little sister to BALLAN’S ‘MEATIEST’ foodie tourism “We’re getting people driving off the high- He is a little brother for Ekaterina, Samantha Phoenix and Tyler (dec). magnet has done it again. way and coming from Ballarat, Geelong, and Lanvin. Salvatore Regional Butcher has taken out Werribee and the other side of Melbourne two honours at the King central to get these sausages,” Mr Fusca said. region awards – and is now eligible to enter “It’s like a tourist drawcard.” the State version in May. In November 2012 the Inglis St butcher Salvatore Fusca’s famed duck sausages also took out second and third places state- have claimed first spot in the poultry sec- wide for his duck and lamb/rosemary/ tion while his new lamb, spinach, pinenut honey sausages. and feta sausages have won second prize in the lamb class. At that stage he had never entered the competition before and only missed out on “We’ve been doing the duck sausage for the national awards by a few points. about two and a half years now, but the lamb one is a new creation,” he said. The Australian Meat Industry Council “This is the second time we have won competition covers six different types of something at these awards. meat ranging from traditional /lamb/ “It’s awesome. I’m really excited.” sausages to highly innovative gour- met varieties. The new lamb sausages use local ingre- Vicky and Darren Isaac George BOTT is the Bacchus Marsh couple dients including genuine Greek-style feta Judges take note of visual appearance RADBURN from Merrimu newborn child to Wyndham Martijn and Starlie cheese made from sheep’s (rather than when raw and cooked, as well as palat- ability factors such as smell, texture and welcomed a little sister for Vale parents Carolina welcomed their third child cow’s) milk. Cassidy on Tuesday 25 Cortez and Cabe Bott. on Thursday 27 March. flavour. The famed duck sausages use poultry March, 9.16am. Little Isaac was born on Friday 28 Little Kaysha arrived at TIMBER YARD sourced from Luv-a-Duck in Nhill and have SerMrving Fusca our moved community from South f orMelbourne more than Hudson weighed 3.51kg. March at 3.30am weighing 9.07am and weighed 3.16kg. a “slightly sweet flavour with a bit of Asian to Ballan in 2011 giving the town its first 3.6kg. He is a little brother She is a little sister for influence”. stand-alone butcher in a decade. for Oliva. Ryden and Anya. From the smallest 75 Years... "At Your Service" to the largest Projects EARN POINTS EVERY TIME We’ve been in the YOU SHOP Marsh for almost a Century, We’re not going anywhere! MN0447842G2

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MOORABOOL Shire resi- make a submission to the dents have until April 17 to committee on whether they have their say on new resi- support them or not.” dential zones in Bacchus “The state’s new zones Marsh, Ballan and Gordon. are designed to enable a Moorabool Shire Council better council response has prepared an amend- to present-day needs. Our ment to its planning scheme amendment helps us pro- which will direct where vide clarity on the type of residential growth will and development expected in will not occur based on fac- residential areas. The new tors such as accessibility zones are to be implement- to public transport, retail ed by 1 July 2014,” he said. services, local facilities and A Victorian Government infrastructure and neigh- standing advisory commit- Gordon landowner Andrew Finlayson hopes further amendments to the Gordon Structure Plan will allow some of his bourhood character. tee will receive submissions property to be rezoned. Photo Helen Tatchell Moorabool Shire mayor and hold hearings on the Paul Tatchell said last year amendment. Details of the the Victorian Government proposed changes can be Hoping for a good plan replaced existing residen- viewed at moorabool.vic. tial zones with new ones, or in person at Coun- FURTHER amendments Gordon to submit to the (close to the main street) on the Gordon Structure requiring all Victorian lo- cil customer service centres to the Gordon Structure Minister for Planning. makes it a very difficult Plan. cal governments to amend in Darley, Bacchus Marsh Plan will give local resident Mr Finlayson said he property to farm because I “The other issue I have their planning scheme to and Ballan. Andrew Finlayson another owned 160 acres with get complaints about noise with this structure plan is reflect the change. Information about how to and dust,” Mr Finlayson chance to have his property boundaries along the Old that it was supposed to be Cr Tatchell encouraged the make a submission can be said. rezoned. Melbourne road and the completed three years ago community to have their found at: “I want my land to be in- At the last Moorabool Shire Old Western Highway. and, now it’s been to an ad- say and said council “was residential-zones-advisory- cluded in the structure Council meeting in Elaine, “I have been trying to sub- visory panel, Council have keen for the community to committee. The submis- council resolved to prepare divide a few blocks for quite plan. I’ve got to try and been asked to redo it,” he review the document and sion deadline is April 17. a revised structure plan for some time. The location maximise what I can get out of the property.” said. Mr Finlayson said he’d “In a way this could be a been in limbo for the past positive for me because I three years while Moora- get another chance to have bool Shire Council worked my property included.”

The Garden of St.Erth Autumn Festival Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 April Visit us at Festival time and celebrate autumn by joining free guided garden tours and workshops, sample produce stalls, wine and cider tastings, and more. Kids activities and paid masterclass on Sunday. Pick-up your Digger’s new release bulbs, fruit trees, plants and seeds for autumn planting. Enjoy delicious coffee, food and local wine at St.Erth Cafe. Entry $10 adults, kids under 16 and Digger’s members free. Garden of St.Erth, Simmons Reef Rd, Blackwood, 9-5 daily, 5368 6514 Mel 909 E11

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NEW TRADING HOURS KITCHEN OPEN BACCHUS HILL Thurs to Sat 10-5pm, Fri to Sat & Public Hols 12-3pm, Sun 12-7pm Sunday 10-8pm, Public Hols 10-4pm Bookings Essential — Phone 0418 808 176 WINERY MN20120131BHW Email - [email protected] News The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 Page 9 Rest their souls THE Old Ballan Cemetery is their death certificates with providing a dignified resting other details and their last place for lost souls in Victoria. known address. All the re- Since 2007, more than 300 cords are on our computer,” unclaimed bodies from Mel- Mr Barr said. bourne and surrounds have He said each of the deceased been buried in Ballan. had a story, whether they Old Ballan Cemetery’s re- were elderly, homeless or just tired caretaker, Leon Burvill, someone without family. said he set aside a section in “I had a case of a guy who the cemetery for the State died near Shepparton. After Trustees and then had to he was buried at Ballan Cem- extend it when it reached etery I had a call from one of capacity. his brothers in Hong Kong, “It’s somewhere for them to then another brother in Scot- rest. They’re all recognised land and then his mother in with a white cross and if Perth. In March this year they there’s money left over from all gathered here for a service the State Trustees then they’ll at his gravesite. put a plaque on it, or some- “Another case was a 62-year- times a family member comes old from Warrnambool who forward and offers to buy a died sitting on his surfboard plaque,” Mr Burvill said. waiting for the next wave at Current caretaker Alan Barr Logan’s Beach. A couple of took over the cemetery in No- ladies came up from War- vember last year and said he’d rnambool to place shells at now opened up a new area his gravesite. Then I got a call for an additional 400 bodies from his sister who hadn’t to be received via the State seen him for 40 years after a Trustees. family row, and I put her in He said it was important be- touch with these ladies. She cause it was for “souls who was pretty emotional and she have lost contact with other wrote me a letter which nearly people and have to be buried had me in tears too. by State Trustees.” “It’s very interesting. There “Probably two thirds aren’t are a lot of sad times but if you claimed by family or friends. just keep thinking you’re giv- They have a white cross with ing them a place to rest out in their name and location on the sunshine and with a bit of Caretaker of the Old Ballan cemetery Alan Barr amongst the more than 300 State Trustee grave sites. them, but I have copies of dignity, it makes it easier.” Photo Helen Tatchell

Moorabool Shire Council

NOTICE OF ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL PUBLIC SALE OF LIVESTOCK BY MOORABOOL The next Ordinary Meeting of the Moorabool Shire Council will be held tomorrow, Moorabool Shire Council will be showcasing the region and hoping to attract new residents and Wednesday, 2 April 2014, in the Supper Room, Main Street, Bacchus Marsh. Please note the investors to Moorabool, at the Regional Victoria Living Expo, at the Melbourne Convention and change of venue. Please note change of venue. Exhibition Centre, Southbank, on 11, 12 and 13 April, 2014. With thousands of people expected to attend, the expo provides a great opportunity to show why Moorabool is a great place to Members of the public are most welcome to attend. live, work and invest. Entry to the expo is free, and it is on 10am to 5pm Friday and Saturday and 2014 COMMUNITY GROUP DATABASE UPDATE 10am to 4pm Sunday. Moorabool Shire Council updates contact details for community groups, organisations, clubs, RESIDENTIAL ZONE REFORMS etc on an annual basis to ensure groups are promoted effectively and kept updated on the latest The Minister for Planning has appointed a Standing Advisory Committee (the Committee) information and trends. to report on proposals to rezone land from the Residential 1, 2 and 3 Zones to the new Groups currently on the Community Group Database have been sent the form and are Neighbourhood Residential Zone, General Residential Zone and Residential Growth Zone in encouraged to complete it and return it to Council. Even if the contact details for your the Moorabool Shire. organisation have not changed, please ensure you complete and return the form as it will assist The role of the Committee is to: us to maintain an accurate database. • Give submitters an opportunity to be heard by an independent body in an informal, non-judicial New groups, or groups that aren’t included on the Community Group Database, are strongly manner. An Advisory Committee is not a court of law. encouraged to complete the Community Group Database Form as receiving this information • Give independent advice to the Minister for Planning as outlined in the Terms of Reference. will allow Council to promote your group to a range of relevant businesses, organisations and community members. This information will also be used to provide your organisation with Information about the Advisory Committee including its Terms of Reference can be found here: updates on relevant Council matters and funding opportunities. The form can be downloaded from the Moorabool Shire Council website: On 6 March 2014, Council requested that the Committee review the introduction of the new and returned via post, email or in person. residential zones into the Moorabool Planning Scheme. Council is seeking your views of the proposed residential zones. Should you have any questions or queries with regards to the 2014 Community Database Form please contact customer service on 5366 7100. Details of the proposed changes can be viewed here: If you would like to make a written submission to the Committee, you can do so on or before ROAD CLOSURE 17 April 2014. Submissions can be made online at residential-zones- Lerderderg Street / Clarinda St, Bacchus Marsh advisory-committee and you must complete the online Submission Coversheet. Parties wishing From Monday 7 April 2014 to post in a written submission will need to contact Ms Cutting at Planning Panels Victoria to Council will be undertaking asphalt resurfacing works in Lerderderg Street between Gisborne obtain a hard copy of the Submission Coversheet. Road and Young Street, and Clarinda Street between Main Street and Gulline Close from Monday Please note that submissions must be directed to the Committee through Planning Panels 7 April 2014. Victoria. Council cannot accept submissions. These streets will be closed to through traffi c with local traffi c only allowed to access their All submissions and all information provided at the Hearing will be treated as public documents. properties. Please be aware there may be traffi c delays during different stages of the construction. The Committee has pre-set the Hearing dates for the week starting 5 May 2014. If you wish The works will be carried out between the hours of 7.00am and 5.00pm. to present at the Hearing, please complete the relevant section of the Submission Coversheet. Please observe all road and traffi c signs during the works. If you have any questions regarding the proposed changes to the residential zones, please contact Your patience and co-operation is appreciated during this time. Strategic and Sustainable Development, Moorabool Shire Council on 5366 7100. If you have any questions regarding the Advisory Committee, how to make a submission or the public hearing, For further information or assistance, please contact Customer Service on 5366 7100. please contact Jessica Cutting, Senior Project Manager at Planning Panels Victoria on 8392 6383 or Moorabool Shire Council: PO Box 18, Ballan VIC 3342 [email protected] Telephone: 03 5366 7100 Facsimile: 03 5368 1757 Email: [email protected] Web: CEO: Rob Croxford Page 10 The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 News Email - [email protected] NOW Keeping on track OPEN and in the loop ✸Breakfast ✸Light Lunches

✸Coffee ✸Milk ✸Bread BALLAN Train Station was ✸Newspapers quiet last week when the Shadow Minister for Public Transport, Jill Hennessy, Hours: and Member for Ballarat Monday-Friday 7am–5pm East, Geoff Howard, vis- ited. Too quiet according to Saturday 7am–1pm them. “I’m calling on the 33 Griffith Street, Maddingley Napthine Government to make good on their prom- ise to the local community that they would develop the Maddingley Medical Centre Ballan station and build a passing loop,” Ms Hennessy 3 Labilliere Street, Maddingley said. “Ticket prices have gone up while services have gone down and they have broken NOW OPEN their promise. Even if the government puts money in We are a Bulk-Billing Medical this year’s state budget it’s centre that aims to provide high quality medical services to the Bacchus Marsh and not going to be built soon.” the surrounding community. She said at a time when Maddingley Medical Centre is founded and operated by manufacturing was under Dr Gurgius, who lives locally. He holds the Fellowship pressure in regional Victo- of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners ria and jobs were being lost (FRACGP), which is the highest GP qualification in it was vital to keep invest- . He is also an examiner for the Royal Australian ing in rolling stock. College of GPs. He has completed a postgraduate “They need to keep a pipe- certificate degree in Skin Cancer Medicine and has line of rolling stock coming another certificate degree inDermoscopy (a magnifying through and understand device used to clearly examine skin lesions). what’s really important to this region. We understand For consultation the Mill Cottage : restaurant & cafe the importance of trying to bookings,Draft 7 please call 4302 9158 invest greater amounts in regional transport, but un- fortunately the Napthine Government has instead invested $8 billion for a tunnel in Melbourne.” restaurant & cafe Geoff Howard said with so Shadow Minister for Public Transport, Jill Hennessy, and Member for Ballarat East, Geoff much growth in regional Howard, at Ballan train station last Friday. Photo - submitted breakfast | lunch | functions Victoria the government transport and understands made a $17.7 million elec- proving train punctuality. needed to invest in further tion promise to upgrade public transport to improve that the current service is She said: “Denis Napthine Ballan station which would Breakfast & Lunch job opportunities. overcrowded and unreli- has done next to nothing include lengthening the able,” Mr Howard said. to improve regional train Tue to Sun, 8 til 5 “People in Ballan want a platform, building a safe Ms Hennessy said in 2010 services and stations, espe- government that actually pedestrian crossing and im- restaurant & cafe cares about regional public the Victorian Government cially here in Ballan.” • Fresh seasonal menu • Quality coffee • House made cakes • c 1857 stone cottage BMScreens+Blinds Online hunting store located StaY SaFe in the Bacchus Marsh area Ballan’s Main Rd | 96 Inglis St | 5368 2999 • Shower Screens • Various Internal / External blinds Tuesdayrestaurant to Sunday & cafe 8am - 5pm • Wardrobe doors / Fitouts PRintinG

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Mayor’s Award Best Float by a Community Group 1st Ballan Scout Group

Best Entry Sporting Group Kyokushin Karate

Best Commercial Entry Hudson’s Great Western Hotel (Pat Benetar)

Best Individual Entry Bud and Krys Reinoga (1966 Plymouth dressed)

Best School Entry St Brigid’s PS

Honourable Mention Ballan PS

Best Animal Entry Oscars Law

Best Classic Car John Maher (1974 HQ Premier sedan)

Best Vintage Machinery James Kirby (Fully restored Fergie tractor)

Best Festival theme (Back to the 70s) Myrniong PS

Encouragement Award Mt Egerton PS

Best Entry – Judges Choice Ballan Kindergarten

oliday S n School Holidays H team Train Fu Holiday Steam Train Fun LINKING CASTLEMAINE & MALDON Have the time of your life horseback riding through Wednesdays picturesque bushland in Daylesford’s beautiful & Sundays ‘Spa Country’. + SATURDAY APRIL 5 & EASTER FRI / SAT / SUN / MON Supervised Trail Rides SPECIAL EVENT – STEAM TRAINS FOR KIDS Accommodation also available SAT / SUN: APRIL 12 / 13 AT MALDON STATION Bookings essential TRAIN RIDES / TROLLEY RIDES / NOVELTY RIDES / CLOWN MODEL RAILWAY / SAUSAGE SIZZLE & MORE Tipperary Springs Road, Daylesford A FUN DAY AT THE RAILWAY Phone: 5348 2525 NOTE: MALDON TO MUCKLEFORD RTN ONLY ON APRIL 12 / 13 E-mail: [email protected] Australian Camps Accredited Site PH: 5470 6658 EVERYONE LOVES A STEAM TRAIN! Page 12 The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 Email - [email protected]

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By Jessica Howard sometimes not easy and we Liberal Member for West- need good people to work ern Victoria, Simon Ram- Former City of Ballarat on our behalf to make sure say, has congratulated Mr councillor, Ben Taylor is set this city and its surround- Taylor. to contest the new seat of ing towns and communi- “Ben is such a terrific can- Buninyong for the Liberal ties, are given the best op- didate given he is local and Party at November’s State portunities to prosper. knows the electorate well. Election. “Since 2010 my passion has He was successful in mov- Mr Taylor, who lives in not dwindled and it is even ing a significant margin at Ballarat East with his clearer now that we need a the last election, to create wife Christine and their change in this electorate to what is now a marginal four children, says he have a local member that is seat. was extremely proud and willing to work hard to rep- “I know Ben will work tire- honoured to have been resent the needs and ambi- endorsed as the Liberal tions of this electorate.” lessly for the electorate and I wish him well,” Mr Ram- Candidate for Buninyong. “Our community needs say said. “I’ve been actively involved certainty and a govern- in the local community ment with a real plan for Mr Taylor said he is looking for many years, including the future. Local families forward to meeting with lo- Rotary and a term as coun- simply can’t afford a return cal residents over the com- cillor with the City of Bal- to the waste, mismanage- ing months and speaking larat,” he said. ment and budget blow- to them about how he can “Living, working and rais- outs that come with Labor help build a better Bun- Ben Taylor, with State Premier Denis Napthine, is the endorsed Candidate for Liberal Party ing a family in this region is Governments”. inyong region. Seat of Buninyong. Photo - submitted

The What’s On section is for non-profit community organisations. All free events submitted will be considered for FREE publication at the Editor’s discretion. Advertising of AGM’s in what’s on 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. adult education MARKETs CHURCH Melton South Community Centre Ballan Lions Club Market Anglican Parish of West Moorabool Service Times - Saturday 5 April - St John’s Bungaree, 6pm. Term 2 program of classes is being delivered 5/6 April. Saturday 5 April 2014, 8am-1pm. 1st Saturday each Month. Sunday 6 April - St John’s Ballan, 9.30am; St Mark’s in the Look for it in your letterbox. For bookings ph 9747 8576. Inglis St, Ballan. pub Gordon, 5pm. Phone 5368 2730 for more details. Bacchus Marsh Community College Ballan Farmers Market Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit FREE computer classes (Digital Hub Program). All enquir- Next Market – Saturday 12 April 2014, 9am-1pm. 2nd Satur- Sunday Mass 11.30am (2nd & 4th Sunday of Month) ies and bookings please call 5367 1061. day each month, Mill Cottage car park. Enq – 0408 218 954. Ballan Uniting Church Darley Market Services – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays 11.15am. 4th Sunday MEETINGS Saturday 5 April, 9am-1pm. Darley Park, Cnr Gisborne Rd 9.30am Reflective Worship Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh) & Grey St, Enq- 0488 345 145. Anglican Parish of Bacchus Marsh, Balliang, Myrniong & Meetings held second Sunday of month, 2.00 pm. Poul- Blackwood try Pavilion. Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus CHURCH Service times - Holy Trinity Bacchus Marsh - Sunday 8.30am Holy Communion, 10am Family Service, Wednes- Marsh Rd, Bacchus Marsh. All welcome – Jack 9741 9705 Ballan Community Church day Holy Communion 10am; St George’s Balliang 9am 2nd 1st Ballan Scout Group – Joeys - Monday 6:30pm-7:30pm; Services held every second Sunday, 5pm. Ballan Senior & 4th Sundays; Christ Church Myrniong 11am 1st & 3rd Cubs - Monday 6:30pm-8pm; Scouts - Wednesday 7pm- Citizens Rooms. Contact Roger Featherston for further de- Sunday; All Saints Blackwood 1st & 3rd Sunday, 9am. 9pm @ Ballan Uniting Church Hall, Inglis St, Ballan. New tails – 53 681 597. Members Welcome. Enquiries - Group Leader Bruce Hal- Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship lett - 0419 582 959 Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church Non denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Men’s KYB Monday evenings 6pm. Ladies KYB Wednesday 1pm. Bacchus Marsh Multiple Birth Association Playgroup Sundays, 10:30am. Worship Service and Children’s Pro- gram. Phone 5367 6550 for more details. Further details – 0429 681 566. Every Wednesday morning, 9.30am - 11.30am. Darley Living Word Bible ChurchJett has CDG. Neighbourhood House, Jonathan Drive, Darley. $30 per Public Meeting term - Enquiries to Marija 0423 215 071. Sundays 10:30am. JamesWith Young no Room, government Bacchus Marsh funding Li- brary. Call Azza - 0430 141 263. Moorabool’s Rural Advisory Committee Ballan Playgroup we need your help. Monday 14 April, 7pm Every Tuesday 10am – 12 noon. Ballan Uniting Church Catholic Parish of Gordon Bungaree Recreational Reserve Hall. Babies to 5 year olds. Mums, Dads, Grandparents and Mass Times - Saturday 5th April - Dunnstown, 6:30pm. Guest Speakers & Open Discussion Carers – All Welcome. $20 per term or $4 per session Enq: Sunday 6th April - Gordon, 8:45am; Ballan 10:30am. on matters concerning Moorabool Farmers 0407 336 188 or 0405 729 190. Enquiries contact RAC – 0417 134 600 Jett Thomas Camilleri

Fundraiser for Jett St Andrew’s Fete Thomas Camilleri Saturday April 5th 2014, 9am–2pm Ballan Red Cross with CDG (congenital disorder Gisborne Rd. Bacchus Marsh. Autumn Lunch of glycolsylation) Wednesday 9th April 2014 HELP US Featuring HELP JETT from 12 noon - $15 pp reach his full The Rose Show view facebook: come along & enjoy the home Children’s Stalls & garden of Lyn Delekta $20 for tea and treats Lions Train 3 Binks Road, Colbrook (children free) Refreshments (cnr of Binks & Blakeville Rd). Includes • Massage and Reflexology & a variety of • Door Prizes • Heaps of Kids Entertainment 7.8 klms from the turn-off at Ballan-Greendale Road. interesting stalls.. Raffles & Stall Sunday 6th April no parking in the driveway please 2–5pm at St Bernard’s Church Hall Bring a flower or a rose to place on the Remembrance Table in St. Andrews. contact Lerderderg Street, Bacchus Marsh Details 5367 3023 MARY: 5368 1128 / LEONE: 0400 874 865 Bookings Phone Cynthia: 0421 029 147 Email - [email protected] The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 Page 15

An advertising feature of Th e Moorabool News Dining Moorabool Dining Guide to the Moorabool Region April 2014 GORDON HOTEL GORDON Warm friendly service, a cosy bar and lounge, with wood fires, make the experience at the Gordon Hotel memorable. Open Monday to Sunday from 12 noon for lunch or dinner (no dinner Sunday), the Hotel is popular with bus tours as they want for that ‘good food, country style’ meal. The bar is a relaxed area offering quality meals at affordable prices, a pool table and all day TVN Racing. A drive through bottle shop operates Monday through Sunday. Situated just minutes from the Western Highway and centrally located in the green surrounds of the tiny hamlet, Gordon Hotel has a one, two or three course menu to suit all taste buds. 92 Main St, Gordon Bookings 5368 9203 Specials Daily

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Hearty Open Daily from 10am, Tuesday Locals $14 Parma & $12 3 Greendale-Myrniong Rd Lunch Everyday 12-2pm, Pasta & Weekly Draw. Wednesday Homestyle 5368 1355 Greendale Country Pub GREENDALE Dinner Tuesday - Sunday & Thursday PIZZA. Friday 5-7 Happy Country Meals 6-8pm Hour in the Bar & Meat Tray Raffle

Two-for-One Tuesday 59 Grant St 12pm-2pm Mon to Sun Stoney’s Club Traditional Pub 6pm-8pm Sun to Thurs 5367 2031 (buy one meal and get Riverstone Bistro BACCHUS MARSH 5pm-9pm Fri and Sat one free)

Fri Night Dinner 6-8.30pm Traditional Specials 424 Clarendon Lal Lal Rd Sat lunch 12.30-2pm, Dinner 6-8.30pm Australian Board Weekly Fammartino’s Lal Lal Hotel LAL LAL Sun lunch 12-2pm, Dinner 6-8pm & European Bar Mon-Fri 3pm-late 5341 7574

110 Inglis Street Wed-Sun 12-2pm (lunch) Veterans/Seniors Menu Hudson’s Traditional 5368 1000 Great Western Hotel BALLAN 6-8pm (dinner) Wed, Thu, Fri Lunch Only

Lunch & Dinner - Tue to Sun Traditional Links Road Mon 10am - 9:30pm Morning Melodies Bacchus Marsh Golf Club Tue/Wed/Thu 10am - 10:30pm twice a month only $13.50 Bistro 5367 2226 BACCHUS MARSH Fri/Sat 10am - 12:00am including 2 course meal Sunday 10.30am – 10.30pm

Locals night every Modern 17 Main Street Lunches Thurs - Sun Bistro, Bar, B+B Thursday special menu The Plough Dinner Thurs - Sat 5368 7173 Australian MYRNIONG 2 courses $25 - 3 courses $30

Mon-Fri 12-2pm lunch Monday-Friday Irish theme 139 Main Street Mon-Thur 6-8pm dinner Flanagan’s Border Inn 5367 2016 $12 - $14 Meals BACCHUS MARSH Friday 6-9pm dinner Sat 12-9pm, Sun 12-8pm (all day meals) Page 16 The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 Email - [email protected]

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PublicationDear Editor, of notices about the Council Lawrie Rikus’ excellent letter The available Australian and Thank you to the team on the (MN 25 March) concerning glob- international evidence does not Ballan Autumn Festival commit- al warming begs the question ,”Is support the view that wind farms(1) Eachtee for organising publisher a great must festival publish Facebook a notice about the feedbackCouncil in each print publication it the public confused because they cause adverse health effects. controlslast Sunday. andIt was ona wonderful each website it controls. The CHFL players are a major don’t understand the science?” The infrasound and low fre- day for the hundreds of people priority for league management. In Naomi Oreskes’ illuminating quency sound generated by mod(2)- Thewho joined content in the and fun. formatWe all of the notice will be as determinedIt is disappointing from that time Mrs to time by the book “Merchants of Doubt”, the ern wind farms in Australia is enjoyed the high quality crafts, answer to this is clearly that the Tatchell has abused her position well below the level where known Council.great plants to The buy, a noticewide variety is to be published in a prominentas editor position of the Moorabool on theNews -same page as letters public is confused because there of information stalls, delicious health effects occur. paper to launch a personal and exists a relentless campaign to tofood the and editor fun activities or the for homethe page of a website, or in such other position as is agreed with the And there is no accepted physi- insulting attack on the league confuse us! kids.The parade was spectacular ological mechanism where sub- Executive Director of the Council. Board of Management and Oreskes is a science historian as always with the Ballarat brass who has taken an historical over- audible infrasound could cause administration. health effects. band and the Creswick Light view in tracing this concerted Horse team on their beautiful Much of the content in the story attack on the legitimacy of scien- People living near wind farms horses. It was particularly special is disturbingly outlandish from tific institutions. What she iden- who experience adverse health or to have Criss Canning, such a Mrs Tatchell, who it seems strug- tifies is a pattern of denial that wellbeing may well do so because gles to get even the simplest of emerged whenever the scientific of heightened anxiety or negative well respected artist, to speak at 2. Form andand judge conte the Art Show.nt determined by the Councilfacts – correct.” Council decision evidence mounted against an is- perceptions about wind farms. The response after last week’s Thank you for all the hard work sue that has large economic and The reporting of supposed article in The Moorabool News political implications, such as which made it a great festival. So does this mean our kids will ‘health scares’ or the spreading of [Name of publication] is bound by the Standards of Practice of the Australian Press Council. If you believe the hazards of DDT, the hole in misinformation about wind farm Rose De la cruz CHFL website miss out on seeing their name in the ozone layer, acid rain, and developments may contribute to (for theThe StandardsMoorabool mayEnviron have- been“CHFL breached, response toyou media may story approach the paper the fornewspaper the whole yearitself ?? or contact the Council by of course tobacco smoke. All heightened anxiety. mentemail Group) ([email protected]) or by phone ([02] 92611930).Or just until For you further say sorry? information Re- see these denialist campaigns were in the Moorabool News Ballan ally I think it’s childish that she traced back to a handful of hawk- The regulation of wind farm de- recent years there have been ish scientists with a political axe velopments should be guided en- occasions where demands from demand an apology when she to grind, who perfected the art tirely by the evidence regarding the Moorabool Newspaper editor can treat people rather rude her- of confusing the public…. Ger- their impacts and benefits. Helen Tatchell in relation to the self !! And yes, my kids play for man scientists had identified Community consultation and CHFL have been of a nature that gordon so the moorabool is the tobacco smoke as causing cancer engagement at the start of the has created difficulties to main- only paper we get !! (Terry) in 1930, yet America was unable process is important to minimise tain a comfortable working re- to successfully ban cigarette ad- misinformation, anxiety, and lationship as has long been held Once again, power hungry ego- vertising until 1969, because of community division. with many other media outlets. tistical petty politicians hiding the effectiveness of their doubt From a public health perspec- mongering. [NameThe Moorabool of publication] News is bound The story that appeared in the behind their closed positions tive, it is important to note that and harming their so called The alarming fact is that these electricity generation by wind by the Standards of Practice of Moorabool Newspaper this week is bound by the ‘love of the sport’ doing untold same scientist mavericks who turbines does not involve the the Australian Press Council. If is disappointing in that several Standards of Practice damage to protect their petty were in the employ of the tobacco production of greenhouse gases, facts are incorrect or of a mislead- companies have been instru- youof believethe the StandardsAustralian may mindedness. (Colin) other pollutant emissions or ing nature. mental in leading the charge to have been breached, you may waste, all of which can have Press Council. If you explain away global warming. The Central Highlands FL in- significant direct and indirect approachbelieve the the newspaper Standards itself That sucks (Malcolm) History almost never repeats it- clude the Moorabool News on health effects. ormay contact thehave Council bybeen email a distribution list that relays self, but as Mark Twain reminds ([email protected]) us, it rhymes a lot! Professor Geoffrey Dobb breached, you may all match day stats, scores and Have your say – news@the-

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It is not fine to attack nature I would like to follow up last the basis of how well these these forces to continue at- ability we allay their desire ‘’People are out there say- a result of the poisoning of week’s article with more decisions serve the needs tacking nature they need to to act themselves or want ing we care about these this vital and irreplaceable evidence that, I propose, of controlling or destroying deny worsening environ- their elected representa- issues, and we are doing aquifer was a $1500 fine. supports the claim I made wild nature.” mental trends. tives to do something about something about it,’’ she And then to add insult to last week that ‘pro-market, For this week the Victorian Speaking of her reasons for climate change,’’ she said. said. injury two days after the as presently practiced, is, government’s attack on na- resigning, Professor Auty ‘’We need leadership on Also for this week; after fine was issued, the NSW by its very existence, anti- ture, in its defence of ‘pro- said public servants had this issue, we need it now. It years of insisting coal seam State Government signed nature.’ Not only that, but market forces,’ is the case told her about directions to is urgent.’’ gas mining poses no threat an agreement with Santos it would collapse if other- in point. You might have them that they should refer to our water supply, a San- Professor Auty said, during to fast-track their coal seam wise. It needs to be anti- read about the resignation to ‘’climate variability’’, not tos CSG project has poi- a meeting with a govern- gas development in the Pil- nature. It fights nature and of Victoria’s Commissioner climate change. And state soned an aquifer in north- ment minister to discuss a sees nature as the number for Environmental Sustain- government documents western New South Wales. liga Forest. climate change paper she one enemy. And our state ability, Professor Kate Auty she saw included mate- This is the first time an aq- As one group opposing was preparing, the minis- and federal governments in recent times. Professor rial headed ‘’climate vari- uifer has been proven to be this attack on nature stated ter asked ‘’what can I do if I bow to this practice and Kate Auty had held the of- ability’’ when it was clearly contaminated by coal seam so well: ‘Our governments don’t like it’’. worship before the altar of fice of Commissioner for about the impacts of climate gas mining in Australia. won’t stand up against dan- this, relatively, new god. Environmental Sustain- change. As she pointed out, However, whilst ‘pro-mar- According to reports it is gerous projects that threat- I concluded last week’s ability, since 2008. ‘Climate change refers to ket’ forces are controlling now filled with uranium at en our land, our water and government they cannot, piece with the quotation Apparently the independ- warming of the planet by 20 times the safe drinking our communities. Looks try as hard as they might, from Derrick Jensen from ent commissioner’s main human-induced emis- water levels, and has ele- like it’s up to the rest of us.’ (Endgame: Volume II: Re- obligation is to produce a sions of greenhouse gases. control all people. Professor vated levels of arsenic, lead, sistance Seven Story Press major five-yearly state of ‘’Climate variability’’ com- Auty said despite the gov- aluminium, nickel, barium What is your opinion? New York 2006). “Premise the environment report. monly describes natural ernment indifference, she and boron. Twenty – If you dig to the Her report was published fluctuations.’ had seen a surge of public And, as if to provide con- Next MEG meeting: Thurs- heart of it – if there is any last year and detailed wors- She went on, ‘’The reason interest in climate change vincing evidence for my day 24 April –at 128 Pos- heart left – you will find ening trends in key areas. for my concerns is that as and the environment as she argument that ‘pro-market’ sumtail Run Merrimu (last that social decisions are This is not a good look for long as we keep telling peo- travelled around the state is anti-nature, the penalty house on the right). All determined primarily on the ‘pro-market’ forces. For ple it is about natural vari- for meetings. handed down to Santos as Welcome Email - [email protected] The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 Page 17

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AS NEW FAMILY HOME ON FANTASTIC BLOCK! ASKING $730,000 AS GOOD AS NEW! ASKING $369,000 bacchus Marsh 4 2 0 bacchus Marsh 3 2 2 This 2 year old family home is located on a much sought after 1 Ha block backing onto the Melton Reservoir in This is a terrifi c family home on a low maintenance block within walking distance to Schools, Railway Station & the Hopetoun Park Estate. 4 bedroom plus study, 4 living areas including a theatre room, rumpus room, formal Maddingley Park. The master bedroom has WIR & ens, beds 2 & 3 have BIR. Formal lounge, meals & family room lounge and open plan kitchen, dining, family room. The kitchen has a terrifi c butler’s pantry adjoining. The huge adjacent to the galley style kitchen with stone bench tops & quality appliances. Polished boards, 9’ ceilings, a master bedroom has a WIR and large ensuite with double vanity, beds 2,3 & 4 all have BIRs. Ducted heating and security system & ducted heating & cooling. Externally you have a fantastic outdoor entertaining space, a double cooling, security system installed and a 5Kw solar panel system which currently provides a regular garage with remote door & sideway access suitable for boat or trailer storage. This package is on a 2 source of income. PID: 707545 540m low maintenance block, on a nice wide street. PID: 705756

THE PERFECT PACKAGE ASKING $420,000 BETTER THAN A HOUSE & LAND PACKAGE ASKING $370,000 bacchus Marsh 3 2 3 bacchus Marsh 4 2 2 Situated in the Clifton Park estate, corner block with 3 bedrooms + study. The immaculate home presents This 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 3 living areas home will suit the fi rst home/new home buyer to a tee. Located beautifully. Master bedroom with walk-in-robe and ensuite, large lounge with adjoining formal dining area, on a 1200m2 block amongst new homes in the Summerfi eld Estate the house has quality appliances in neat kitchen with stainless steel appliances and dining area. Lounge at the back of the house leads out the hostess kitchen with stone bench tops & glass splashback. The living areas have beautiful spotted into the outdoor entertaining area. Double garage for your cars, also a single carport. Security system & gum timber fl oors & there is ducted heating & cooling fi tted throughout. There is an alfresco area under you’ll be comfortable all year round with ducted heating & cooling installed. roof & the double garage has direct access to the home. PID: 714464 PID: 712995

TOWNHOUSE WITH VIEWS ASKING $349,000 THE HOUSE, THE SHED, THE BLOCK ASKING $560,000 bacchus Marsh 3 2 1 bacchus Marsh 4 2 2 Quiet Court location close to main shopping precinct is this Master Builder townhouse with outstanding This well designed home of 4 bedrooms + study, Ens & WIR to master bed & BIRs to beds 2,3,& 4, formal lounge views. Consisting of 3 bedrooms, master with walk in robe and ensuite. Other bedrooms have BIRs. Floor with OFP, kitchen & meals area & then separate rumpus room provides 3 living areas. The home is fi tted with to ceiling tiles in both bathrooms and fl oating fl oors. Ceiling fans, split system A/C & gas central heating ducted heating & the adjoining double garage under roof with remote control door looks after the family cars. Landscaped gardens in the fully fenced yard completes the residence & then we have the huge Colorbond shed & cooking. Alfresco area with shade blinds, all windows have exterior roller shutters. 400 sqm block and on the remainder of the 2000m2 block. With 3 street frontages this is an ideal property for truckies, own title. Garage with remote control & rear access to the home from the garage. PID: 713800 tradies & travellers with caravans, boats & bikes. PID: 704623

CALLING ALL INVESTORS! ASKING $293,000 LOVELY HOME PLUS A UNIT ASKING $495,000 bacchus Marsh 3 1 2 darley 3 2 2 Investors or 1st home buyers, 3 bedroom house situated in a quiet court location. A nice formal lounge This lovely family home on a 1600m2 block. 3 bedrooms, master with ens & WIR, comfortable lounge, a with gas fi re & a wallA/C . Laminate fl ooring. Kitchen with w/oven & dishwasher & good sized meals/dining very smart timber kitchen with wall oven, 5 burner gas cooktop & dishwasher. The 2nd bathroom has a area. Bedrooms all have WWC & BIRs & the master bedroom has an adjoining walk through bathroom. spa bath, & there is a separate WC & laundry. Ducted heating & R/C A/C through the home, quality drapes Externally we have a great BBQ area with a fully covered pergola which adjoins the carport with remote & carpets & slate fl ooring. BBQ area with covered pergola & all paving. Fully self-contained 1 bedroom rolladoor. 2nd pergola with shade mesh & fernery, 2 garden sheds. unit with a lounge & meals area & kitchen, private access & own gardens. PID: 713191 PID: 685559

after hours: Ian McDonald 0418 522 549 Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 real people Bryan Marsden 0414 661 206 Bob Gunnell 0417 566 951 working in 5367 2333 real property 140 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh Page 20 The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 Email - [email protected]

MN0550G2 166 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh LEN SMITH REAL ESTATE Ph: 5367 8128 Mob: 0418 343 754

DARLEY PRICE: $379,000 DARLEY PRICE: $669,000


Young Family Home in Young Family Estate 4 2 2 See It, Love It, Live It 5 2 4 With generous bedroom sizes, big living and great yard space this home is sure to please. The 5 year old A rare opportunity, to purchase such a unique property on 3550sqm so close to Bacchus Marsh’s shopping home sits on a 721 sq. allotment and allows for excellent entertainment areas. A formal lounge overlooks precinct and under an hours drive to Melbourne. Uninterrupted, breathtaking views over the Lerderderg the street and captures the morning sunlight, while the second living is open place to the lovely kitchen & Wombat Ranges from this extremely well designed architect mud brick/cedar home of approx 39.5 and dining. Featuring top quality stainless steel appliances and a large corner pantry, this kitchen is squares featuring 5 bedrooms (WIR & ens), study, 2 huge living areas, stylish well-appointed kitchen with quality stainless steel appliances, large island bench and walk in pantry. Further features include extremely functional. Other features of this home include; gas central heating & cooling, large pergola formal entry, soaring timber ceilings, polished timber fl oors, gas central heating, fan forced wood heater, area, and side access through to the rear yard perfect for a bot, caravan or trailer. A Great entry level value split system cooling, vine covered verandas & balcony, huge paved outdoor entertainment area, beautiful offered here in the popular “Grantleigh Estate”. garden setting, double carport, 12m x 6m powered garage/workshop and 7 water tanks. Open: By appointment Online: Open: By appointment Online: Address: 69 Nelson Street Web id: - Address: 4 Chambers Court Web id: 61379980 BACCHUS MARSH $299,500 MADDINGLEY $250,000 BACCHUS MARSH $199,000 DARLEY $210,000


3 1 2 Location, Lifestyle Opportunity! 2 1 Great Location will Impress This block of land hidden away from the road is Do the Sums Elevate your Lifestyle ideal for your dream home to build or subdivision A fantastic opportunity in a central location with Highly prized central position of Bacchus Marsh. This Fabulous block sits proudly in the Grantleigh all amenities at hand, including Kindergartens, (STCA). This 3409 sqm elevated block is very Within walking distance to Schools, Main Street Estate. Ideally positioned in private court with Schools, Parks, Sporting facilities, and the Bacchus handy to Bacchus Marsh Grammar, Bacchus Marsh Shops & Railway Station. Recently undergone a Marsh Main Street shopping strip. Boasting 3 parklands reserve opposite. This would make the Secondary College, Railway Station and the Main huge make over including; new carpets, fresh paint, ideal choice for your dream home to be built on. bedrooms, spacious lounge, kitchen/meals, SOLD new kitchen bench tops, new bathroom vanity, gas heating and evaporative cooling, neat and Street shopping strip. Excellent views to the North This block is a great size, approximately 907sqm. tidy bathroom, sunroom, double garage, all on are on offer here and the block is fully serviced. shower screen and toilet. This 2 bedroom unit has The block is Level and already fenced on 3 sides. a generous allotment of approximately 760sqm. Come and take a look today! a totally new lease of life, it would make the ideal Set amongst other quality homes you can’t go Inspections are sure to impress. choice as an owner/occupier or smart investment. wrong here. Open: By appointment Online: Open: By appointment Online: Open: By appointment Online: Open: By appointment Online: Address: 59 Young Street Web id: 61361360 Address: 45 Fisken Street Web id: 61346030 Address: 2/12 George Street Web id: 61317650 Address: 15 Clarke Street Web id: 61361400 MT WALLACE PRICE: $635,000 DARLEY PRICE: $535,000


Easy access to Melbourne and Geelong 3 1 2 Impressive 4 Bedroom Home on ½ acre 4 2 6 Three Bedroom brick home all with BIR and ceiling fans. House includes; study, new modern kitchen and Look at this home and be impressed, a craftsman built home with 3 living areas, 4 large bedroom bathroom, freshly painted, new wood heater and split system air con. Huge under cover entertainment area with walk in robes and en-suite to the main, study, fabulous hostess kitchen with quality stainless and BBQ gazebo, established gardens and fruit trees, 2 water tanks, garden shed and a huge man cave/ workshop. Acreage currently consists of 16 paddocks all new fencing and electrifi ed. Most have horse steel appliances. Features include; formal lounge at the front, big family friendly room with gas log shelters lined with carpet for safety and have own small tanks with baths. Others fed by pump water with fi re off of the kitchen and another living room off the dining area, gas central heating & refrigerated huge concrete tank or dams. Four indoor barn style stables with power and lights, breeding crush, horse cooling throughout for all year comfort. Outside you will fi nd a large paved alfresco entertainment wash and fl oat carport, huge tack/feed room and hay sheds. Two larger paddocks have two dams each, cut area, triple garage, 11 x 7 metre brick workshop/ games room/ man cave. Beautifully established this year for hay got 206 rounds. private rear gardens and 2 street frontages for convenient access. Open: By appointment Online: Open: By appointment Online: Address: 3752 Geelong/Ballan Road Web id: 61377420 Address: 32 Victoria Street Web id: 61361120 DARLEY $365,000 BACCHUS MARSH $329,500 BACCHUS MARSH $332,000 MADDINGLEY $350,000


4 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 8 Location & Appeal Position Perfect A Perfect Place to Start Be Exposed Close to primary schools, Darley shopping centre and Conveniently located to main street shops, schools, Currently retuning $290 per week rent. Close to Outstanding investment opportunity suit investors easy freeway access. Family home in immaculate parks, and public transport. This quality built ex Main Street shops, Primary & Secondary schools and owner occupiers. High exposure location at the condition. Spotless bathroom & laundry, bright display home would make a perfect home or a smart & railway station. Comprising of 3 bedrooms WIRs gateway of Bacchus Marsh growth corridor. Older living room, quality kitchen/meals area with an and ens to main, 2 separate living areas, kitchen/ style weatherboard home comprising 2 bedrooms, investment. Comprising 3 bedrooms, WIRs & ensuite solid timber kitchen, good sized lounge, neat & tidy adjoining spacious family room, gas central heating to master, open plan kitchen and dining room, large meals area, large family room, central bathroom throughout. Factory building area 200m2 approx, & split system air conditioning. Great back yard with lounge and separate rumpus/family room. Outside and laundry. Other features include; double garage, land area 874sqm approx. 20 metre frontage. spacious alfresco area including a built in brick BBQ, there is a large under cover entertainment area, well under cover pergola area, gas central heating & split Ability to run your business from this excellent site. all set out on a well maintained allotment. established gardens and a carport. system air conditioner. Industrial Zone. Open: By appointment Online: Open: By appointment Online: Open: By appointment Online: Open: By appointment Online: Address: 26 McLeod Drive Web id: 61374130 Address: 61 Halletts Way Web id: 61375650 Address: 21 Connor Street Web id: 61377410 Address: 29 Griffi th Street Web id: 61368780 Email - [email protected] The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 Page 21 LESSEven... WITHW FIRST HOMEH BUYERST Fixed price GRANT site costs AUSTRALIA There are no hidden NEW HOMES costs with our house & land packages. Building your dreams All images from our Display home at 11 Mercantour Boulevard, Tarneit Victoria’s best value House & land packages from only $240,280. 55+ designs Your land to choose or ours Plus we can tailor We have over 1000 your design to your blocks available across new block of land. metro & regional areas WE BUILD IN:#.,+,#3 &-)(3+( $-3+.".($(3 &)("3&&(  &,).$& )(1).+&( +),, -+),.++).( $("+ ,)+!.&&&$,-)!).+,-( + $(&.,$)(,")-)000.,-+&$( 0#)' ,)'.$(&.,$)(,#-'&

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ARIES—March 21-April 20 Watch out for moodiness in others and your own sensi- tivity - a potentially dangerous mixture. Someone from the past may step into the present. Think twice before signing major documents. TAURUS—April 21-May 22 Things are a little up in the air until the weekend, but optimism is the key. The weekend favours developing new interests. Through charm, advancement is possible. GEMINI—May 23-June 21 An important decision requires careful consideration and quick implementation. The weekend may tax your pa- Page 26 The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 tienceEmail with cancelled- [email protected] or forgotton appointments. Be a little tougher on yourself in general. CANCER—June 22-July 22 This is a week for organizing, both at work and around the home. Make the family budget your main task this week. Be careful. It may be easy to get sidetracked this weekend. LEO—July 23-August 22 Stars & PuzzlesCompromise is the present keyword. It’s an up and down kind of week, but the ups can be quite invigorating. Get out and meet new folks on the weekend. QUICK PUZZLE VIRGO—August 23-September 22 ★ Enjoy pride in accomplishment through the week. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Relatives may demand lots of you on the weekend. Enjoy ★ company from out of town, or from a new group.

LIBRA—September 23-October 22

★ ★ ★ You are the most headstrong of all your friends this week. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Your wit shines on Friday and several admirers can’t hold back their feelings.

SCORPIO—October 23-November 21 ARIES—March 21-April 20 This should be a successfull week for romance and friend- Watch out for moodiness in others and your own sensi- ship. Moneysise, you could feel pinched. Don’t divulge tivity - a potentially dangerous mixture. Someone from any plans until they have been thoroughly thought the past may step into the present. Think twice before through. signing major documents. TAURUS—April 21-May 22 SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22 Things are a little up in the air until the weekend, but Your vitality is at its peak, still don’t get carried away optimism is the key. The weekend favours developing with your vigour. Keywords in general are “common new interests. Through charm, advancement is possible. sense” Greatest feelings come from “ordinary” experiences. GEMINI—May 23-June 21 CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20 An important decision requires careful consideration and Preventative measures in general are important now. quick implementation. The weekend may tax your pa- Consider some new physical outlet as a guard against tience with cancelled or forgotton appointments. Be a stress. Capricorns prefer glory to money - and that’s the little tougher on yourself in general. present pattern. NO. 8849 CANCER—June 22-July 22 AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19 ACROSS DOWN This is a week for organizing, both at work and around 6. Moslem (10) 1. Currency (6) the home. Make the family budget your main task this A great joiner. This is the week for signing yourself up. 8. Receive (4) 2. Proud (7) week. Be careful. It may be easy to get sidetracked this Strive for a more imaginative approach in dealing with 9. Stopper (4) 3. River (6) weekend. superiors. A Pisces or Taurus is in the friendship picture. 10. Animal (5) 4. Fit to eat (6) PISCES—February 20-March 20 11. Slay (4) 5. Creep (5) LEO—July 23-August 22 You are the super shopper now - Look for bargains it 12. Claimant (9) 7. Fish (5) Compromise is the present keyword. It’s an up and down 16. Onlooker (9) 13. Owing (3) will save you money later on. Don’t be surprised when kind of week, but the ups can be quite invigorating. Get you are asked to do three things at once - people just 20. Cosy (4) 14. Wine (7) out and meet new folks on the weekend. 22. Sovereign (5) 15. Mollusc (5) expect it of you. 23. Location (4) 17. Civil (6) VIRGO—August 23-September 22 24. Bird (4) 18. Vegetable (6) BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK 25. Still (10) 19. Dull (6) Enjoy pride in accomplishment through the week. Your best feature is your winning smile and your most 21. Dirt (5) Relatives may demand lots of you on the weekend. Enjoy controversial attribute is “gift of the gab”. A series of company from out of town, or from a new group. obligations are to be met throughout the year. CRYPTIC PUZZLE ACROSS LIBRA—September 23-October 22 6. Not dozing after the alarm went off - truly! (8,2). 8. You are the most headstrong of all your friends this week. Promise to ring at an hour after (4). 9. Entertains the Your wit shines on Friday and several admirers can’t hold public on a cold back-street (4). 10. Less? You’re quite back their feelings. wrong! (3,2). 11. The importance of music (4). 12.Show- ing forbearance for Leo, wandering about in a daze (9). SCORPIO—October 23-November 21 16. It’s the custom to take two men at a time (9). 20. SThis shouldUDO be a successfull weekK for Uromance and friend- Turned up, so is about to get work (4). 22. Nails with the said levy (5). 23. The order comes through again from ship. Moneysise, you could feel pinched. Don’t divulge somewhere in Italy (4). 24. Does everything point to a anyNUMBER plans until they have GAME been thoroughly thought comeback for her? (4). 25. One of those things that can through. get us down (6,4). SAGITTARIUS—NovemberANSWER BELOW 22-December 22 DOWN Your vitality is at its peak, still don’t get carried away 1. The firm cuts back first on building material (6). 2. In with your vigour. Keywords in general are “common the romances, fool the girls (7). 3. What we must do if sense” Greatest feelings come from “ordinary” the girl conceals information (6). 4. Motionless while the cat’s holding it up (6). 5. Dispense with the club (5). 7. experiences. Say it’s publicity owned (5). 13. “Negative” written CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20 “negaive”? (3). 14. Strip to swim under the ship (7). 15. Run out with a light (5). 17. Stress that a number have Preventative measures in general are important now. very little money (6). 18. Is round about an on the in- Consider some new physical outlet as a guard against crease (6). 19. By a stratagem, get the doctor into the stress. Capricorns prefer glory to money - and that’s the carriage (6). 21. Cracks when one pierces with the blade present pattern.

(5). AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19

Spill. 17, A-C-cent. 18, R-is-ing. 19, Ga-MB-it. 21, Stabs. 21, Ga-MB-it. 19, R-is-ing. 18, A-C-cent. 17, Spill. A great joiner. This is the week for signing yourself up.

SOLUTIONS15, Undre-SS. 14, - CROSSWORDNo-t. 13, State. 7, NO.Spoon. 5, 8848(rev.). c Strive for a more imaginative approach in dealing with

Down - 1, Stuc-Co. 2, L-ass-ies. 3, A-gen-da. 4, S’ta-ti- 4, A-gen-da. 3, L-ass-ies. 2, Stuc-Co. 1, -

QUICK SOLUTIONS superiors. A Pisces or Taurus is in the friendship picture.

Across - 1, Solemn promise. 8, Latin. 9, 10, Banana PISCES—February 20-March 20

Carton.25, 11,(rev.). Ration.E-lla 24, 12, Shine.R-OM-e. 14,23, Holly.(tax). 18, Really.Tacks 22, 20, (rev.).

1, Note. 12, T-ole-rance. 16, Pat-Ron-age. 20, O-pu-s 20, Pat-Ron-age. 16, T-ole-rance. 12, Note. 1,

Stable. 23, Spinach. 24, Inane. 25, Right on the dot. 1 You are the super shopper now - Look for bargains it

Across - 6, Straight up. 8, O-at-H. 9, A-C-tS. 10, Not so. Not 10, A-C-tS. 9, O-at-H. 8, up. Straight 6, -

Down - 1, Solace. 2, Later. 3, Monsoon. 4, Pack. 5, Op- will save you money later on. Don’t be surprised when era. 6, Initial. 7, Extend. 13, SOLUTIONS Hearing. 15,CRYPTIC Ostrich. 16, youGEN are asked toWHY do three things at once - people just

Eraser. 17, Relent. 19, Least. 21, Bland. 22, Shun. expect it of you.

lite. 18, Carrot. 19, Obtuse. 21, Grime. 21, Obtuse. 19, Carrot. 18, lite. BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK

Sneak. 7, Brill. 13, Due. 14, Marsala. 15, Snail. 17, Po- 17, Snail. CRYPTIC15, SOLUTIONSMarsala. 14, Due. 13, Brill. 7, Sneak.

Your best feature is your winning smile and your most Down - 1, Dollar. 2, Haughty. 3, Amazon. 4, Edible. 5, Edible. 4, Amazon. 3, Haughty. 2, Dollar. 1, -

Across - 1, Forget oneself. 8, O-wing. 9, Glaring. 10,

controversial attribute is “gift of the gab”. A series of Te-St-ed. 11, S-ever-E. 12, Asid-E.Motionless. 14,25, A-cut-E.Kiwi. 24, 18,Site. A- 23,

waits. 20, P-ell-et. 23, Believe. 24, Rot-or. 25, Tepid re- obligations are to be met throughout the year.

1, Kill. 12, Pretender. 16, Spectator. 20, Snug. 22, Ruler. 22, Snug. 20, Spectator. 16, Pretender. 12, Kill. 1,

sponse. 1

Across - 6, Mohammedan. 8, Earn. 9, Plug. 10, Zebra. 10, Plug. 9, Earn. 8, Mohammedan. 6, -

Down - 1, Floats. 2, Rails. 3, Egghead. 4, (wo)Ol- ga(thering). 5, Er-as-e. 6, Ev-I’d-ent.SOLUTIONS 7, QUICK Fagged. 13, Sc-

all-op. 15, Clear up . 16, Rabbit. 17, St-arve. 19, Tr-end.

21, L-a-tin.8849 22,NO. Peke (peak). CROSSWORD - SOLUTIONS

a ring enclosed in the letter? (4). letter? the in enclosed ring a

the case (6). 16. Poke the thing with a finger (5). 18. Is it Is 18. (5). finger a with thing the Poke 16. (6). case the

daze, or trance (6). 15. Founding on an infringement in infringement an on Founding 15. (6). trance or daze,

and mean to break out (6). 14. Getting up in a sort of sort a in up Getting 14. (6). out break to mean and

ter with a thorny problem? (8). 13. Contrive to get a key a get to Contrive 13. (8). problem? thorny a with ter

of matches to carry (5). 11. Does it provide the carpen- the provide it Does 11. (5). carry to matches of

ting the facts on the woman in Switzerland (6). 6. A box A 6. (6). Switzerland in woman the on facts the ting

sent one (6). 4. A joke upsetting to the senile (4). 5. Get- 5. (4). senile the to upsetting joke A 4. (6). one sent

on the male cats about (6). 3. Helps one in and they and in one Helps 3. (6). about cats male the on

1. The way to encourage fish production (8). 2. Isn’t fair Isn’t 2. (8). production fish encourage to way The 1.


against (4). 20. Tackle the job in the cellar? (3,4,2,2). cellar? the in job the Tackle 20. (4). against

17. They’re dear old things! (8). 19. In return, make war make return, In 19. (8). things! old dear They’re 17.

about to heal” (6). 15. A buzzer gets the man in next (6). next in man the gets buzzer A 15. (6). heal” to about

10. Stretch to a slap-up meal (6). 12. Changes to “When to Changes 12. (6). meal slap-up a to Stretch 10.

to create dissension (8). 9. Strain to get the accent (6). accent the get to Strain 9. (8). dissension create to

Come apart when you zip (4). 8. Anxious when one tried one when Anxious 8. (4). zip you when apart Come

6. “I’ve gotcha!” that everybody’s saying now? (5,6). 7. (5,6). now? saying everybody’s that gotcha!” “I’ve 6.



18. Jump (4) Jump 18.

16. Of the sun (5) sun the Of 16.

15. Shed (6) Shed 15. 20. Relative (11) Relative 20.

14. Period (6) Period 14. 19. Lazy (4) Lazy 19.

13. Plod (6) Plod 13. 17. Inn-keeper (8) Inn-keeper 17.

Honest (8) Honest . 11 15. Pester (6) Pester 15.

6. Horse (5) Horse 6. 12. Impassive (6) Impassive 12.

5. Nut (6) Nut 5. 10. Live (6) Live 10.

4. Move (4) Move 4. 9. Young swan (6) swan Young 9.

3. Layer (6) Layer 3. 8. Vegetable (8) Vegetable 8.

2. Animal (6) Animal 2. 7. Adhesive (4) Adhesive 7.

1. Diabolic (8) Diabolic 1. 6. Basic (11) Basic 6.


NO. 8850 NO.

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Athletes from the cen- throw of 31.17m and a silver a PB put of 9.22 metres and The State Championships tre completed at the State medal in the Shot Put with the next, in the Discus with conclude the Track & Field Little Athletics Track & a distance of 8.46 metres. a throw of 33 metres, also season for the Bacchus Field Championships last Both these results were a PB. Lucas Shugg, in his Marsh Centre and all fami- weekend. Stand out per- personal best throws from final LAVic Track & Field lies can now enjoy a well- formances from members Will. Jarvis Miles claimed competition, ran a PB of deserved break prior to came from William Lalor two silver medals at the 4:09.51 mins in the Under the Cross Country season who won a State gold medal Championships, the first in 15 1500m to claim the silver commencing on May 3 at Bacchus Marsh in the Under 9 Discus with a the Under 10 Shot Put with medal. Masons Lane Reserve. Basketball


Under 10 Mixed Lightning 2 (13) def Panthers 1 (3) Dolphins 1 (16) def Lightning 1 (7) Magic 1 (11) def Saints 1 (10) Panthers 2 (26) def Dolphins 2 (10)

Under 12 Girls Panthers 1 (24) def Lightning 1 (6)

Under 12 Boys Lightning 2 (36) def Lightning 1 (21) Saints 1 (47) def Lightning 3 (10) Magic 2 (15) def Lightning 4 (7) WMR TRACK AND FIELD 2014 REGISTERED ENTRIES AS AT FEBRUARY 4, 2014 4:00 PM Magic 1 (45) def Lightning 5 (1) Lucas Shugg claimed Silver in the Jarvis Miles was successful with two William Lalor won Gold in Discus and Dolphins 1 (49) def Panthers 1 (8) 1500m. Photos - submitted Silver in Shot Put and Discus. Silver in Shot Put. Under 14 Girls 2014 State Track & Field Championships ‐ BMLAC Results Saints 1 (16) def Magic 1 (8) Gender AgeGroup Surname GivenName Event1 Result Event2 Result Event3 Result Event4 Result Lightning 1 (33) def Saints 2 (10) Girls Under 14 Bullard Shani High Jump 14th 80m Hurdles 6th (H) Girls Under 11 Byrnes Claire Discus 20th Under 14 Boys Girls Under 9 Casey Bridget 60m Hurdles 6th(H) Long Jump 20th Girls Under 11 Casey Lara 60m Hurdles 7th(H) Triple Jump 23rd Lightning 2 (13) drew Panthers 1 (13) Boys Under 13 Dickson James 1500m DNS Long Jump 19th Javelin 14th Lightning 1 (36) def Lightning 3 (9) Girls Under 11 Downes Kayla Discus 19th Boys Under 9 Forde Rudie 100m 2nd(H) 200m 2nd(H) 5th (F) Magic 1 (40) def Saints 1 (15) Boys Under 15 Horan Matthew Long Jump 11th Triple Jump 12th Saints 2 (63) def Dolphins 1 (6) Girls Under 13 Jackson Rachel Discus 20th Shot Put 23rd Boys Under 9 Lalor William Discus 1st Long Jump 20th Shot Put 2nd 60m Hurdles 4th(H) Under 16 Girls Boys Under 13 Linane Coolum Javelin 21st High Jump 11th Martin Liam 200m DNS Dolphins 1 (36) def Lightning 1 (10) Boys Under 14 Miesen Dominic 1500m 8th Magic 2 (24) def Panthers 1 (17) Girls Under 13 Miesen Evana 1500m DNS Boys Under 10 Miles Jarvis Discus 2nd Shot Put 2nd Under 16 B Boys Girls Under 15 Rowe Lena Javelin DNS Boys Under 11 Runge Justin Shot Put 20th High Jump 15th Marsh Heat (22) def Saints 2 (14) Boys Under 13 Shugg Connor Javelin 11th Discus 20th Magic 2 (32) def Dolphins 3 (16) Boys Under 15 Shugg Lucas 800m 4th 1500m 2nd Boys Under 12 Stephenson Bryce 60m Hurdles 6th(H) High Jump 6th Long Jump 13th BM Lakers (25) drew with Lightning 1 (25) Girls Under 13 Whitehand Hayley Shot Put 7th Discus 11th Javelin ND

Under 16 A Boys Magic 1 (23) def Dolphins 2 (2) Saints 1 (29) def Panthers 1 (24) Junior Premiers Dolphins 1 (33) def Bullets (25) Ballan Tennis Under 18 Boys The C2 Black team played against the minor Dolphins 1 (44) def Bullets (28) Champions Dunnstown in the grand-final at 98ers (23) def Saints 1 (18) the Buninyong Tennis Centre last Saturday. Magic 1 (45) def Panthers 1 (44) Mitchell Furlong and Lachlan Owens blitzed through the first set with great tennis and a 6 – 2 win. In the second set Nick Jennings Squad results and Ben Davis worked hard for the points. U12 Girls def Craigieburn 40-10 Great running from Ben and good play at the net by Nick took the set to a tie-break U12 Boys def Keilor 3 42-39 which the Ballan team won. After two sets U14.1 Girls lost Keilor 3 31-39 Ballan had a good lead of five games. In the U14.2 Girls - Bye third set Mitchell teamed up with Nick and they were determined to force the decision U14 Boys def Wallan 33-28 in this set. Some great points at the baseline U16 Girls lost Keilor 3 30-37 by Mitchell helped the team to secure a 6 – 1 U16.1 Boys def Darebin 43-30 win and ensured they were to be the winners of the grand-final. In the last set Dunnstown U16.2 Boys def Craigieburn 5 48-36 showed why they finished on top of the ladder U18 Boys lost Werribee 3 32-52 by winning 6 – 3 against Ben and Lachlan, but U20 Girls - Bye that didn’t change the end result. U20 Boys def Keysborough 2 48-38 Final score -C2 Black 3/21 def Dunnstown C2 Black Tennis Premiers – (L-R) Nick Jennings, Lachlan Owens, Ben 1/14. Davis and Mitchell Furlong. Photo - submitted

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Painted Black mare Desir- Parwan trainer Geoff At Tabcorp Park Melton on mile rate of 1-57.8. Victoria’s premier Provin- ing Kate greeted the judge Walker combined with Jodi Friday, very much in-form Trained at the Caldow fam- cial Cup Carnival – Mildura in the Binmi (Ground Quinlan to capture the It Is I/Glenlyon Glad 5-Y-0 ily establishment in Melton, Cup week commences on Spirit) Pace for C0 class Catch It To Kilmore 2-Y-0 gelding It Is Billy chalked Carpenters Daughter a for- Tuesday April 8. over 2100 metres in a rate of Trotters Handicap over up his third victory at head- mer Breeders Crown victor, With racing on Tuesday, 1-59.4. quarters this season when 1660 metres at Kilmore on was given a sweet passage Thursday and Saturday, Driven by Daryl Douglas, successful in the $17,275 from the pole trailing the Thursday with Muscle Hill/ Mildura is the place to be Desiring Kate was immedi- Geelong Cup Pace for M1 or speedy Victoria May drawn Adellas Dash filly Glenfer- for exciting racing, great ately sent forward from gate rie Burn. better class over 1720 me- next to her, before using the weather and unrivalled two on the second line to tres, returning a brilliant sprint lane to gain the day Making her third race ap- hospitality. park outside the pacemaker pearance, Glenferrie Burn rate of 1-53.3. by 1.1 metres in advance By LEN BAKER Trainers and owners are Grand Attack (gate three), eased three wide on the Trained at Daylesford by of Lovable Larrikin with before outstaying her rivals Mick Barby and driven by Victoria May holding down reminded that nomina- Bungaree trainer Gabriel final bend, before running to record a 3.7 metre vic- wife Anne-Maree Conroy, It third. tions for the first night close Steenhuis combined with home stylishly to gain the tory over En Aye Jay with Is Billy once again showed on Tuesday April 2, Thurs- Daryl Douglas to land the day by 3.2 metres in a slick Mad Robber a further five plenty of speed from the day (April 4) and Saturday Warragul Cup Easter Sun- rate of 2-07.2 over Mister Oz metres away in third place pole to lead throughout, (April 8) with the excep- day Pace for C0 class over with Glenferrie Belle third. Pint sized 6-Y-0 Western after racing wide. accounting for Washme- tion of the cup and other 1785 metres at Warragul on Terror/Awesome Powers pockets with Kotare Roland mare Gumdrops registered features. Monday March 24 with 4-Y- close up in third place. her nineth and biggest vic- 0 Live Or Die/Miss Spartica Long Forest duo Andy and Dunnstown trainer Robert Raced by the Glenlyon tory in 36 outings by taking gelding Pascarma. Kate Gath brought up vic- McCartney was victorious Syndicate who are always out the Alabar Pace for M0 Given a sweet passage tory number 11 with honest Meetings for the week: at Terang on Wednesday on hand to cheer the horse & M1 class over 2240 metres Wednesday – Bacchus from inside the second line with 4-Y-0 Artesian/Vera 4-Y-0 It Is I/Shot Of Sugar home, It Is Billy has fronted at Melton on Friday. trailing the front runner entire Quadentate in the Marsh @ Melton/Sheppar- Cruz gelding Carramar the starter 27 times for 12 Trained at Coimadai by Wingofwaves, Pascarma Kilmore Timber Hardware ton, Thursday – Charlton/ Chief in The Standard wins. Steve Zammit and driven finished hard along the Mitre 10 Pace for C5 & C7 Kilmore, Friday – Melton, Pace for C0 class over 2180 with style by Melton’s Rod Saturday – Ararat (Cup), sprint lane to gain the day metres. class over 2180 metres in a Petroff, Gumdrops came by a neck in 2-02.4, with rate of 1-57.8. Sunday – Cranbourne, Driven by Michael Stanley, Long Forest based pair out running before racing Illawong Lively third. Monday – Maryborough, Carramar Chief exploded Quadentate finished his John and Maree Caldow clear over the concluding Tuesday – Mildura. away from outside the front race off well to score from snared the Tabcorp Park stages to score by 3.7 me- line to lead throughout in Nimble Jack and Artoc Melton Pace for M2 to M4 tres in a rate of 1-57.9 from Horses to follow: Princess Gabriel Steenhuis was defeating Cool Carat with (three back the markers – class over 2240 metres with Im Smouldering and Jewel Asha, Lelisgirl, Sir Dasher again in the winners stall Miss Livewire third. four wide home turn) third. bonny Kiwi bred 5-Y-0 Art- Castle. Dee, Goodlooking Prince, at Charlton on Wednesday, splace/Missy Matao mare Cool Carat, Salute Branach, when 5-Y-0 Real Desire/ Carpenters Daughter in a I Wantano, The Kimura.

CAMPBELL BROWN Ex AFL Gold Coast Suns & Hawthorn premiership player Tabcorp Park, Friday 28 March. Race 7 Winner: Carpenters Daughter (1). Trainer: Maree Saturday 12 April Caldow. Driver: John Caldow. Photo: Stuart McCormick. Will play for Ballan Seniors v Waubra At Ballan Football Oval – Cowie St, Ballan

Senior Ballan coach Mark Williams will play alongside Campbell Brown, just as they did in the 2008 Hawthorn grand final

Senior game starts at 2pm. Entry - $10 Adults, Concession Holders, Pensioners $5 Children under 18 Free ‘Go Blues’ Tabcorp Park, Friday 28 March. Race 8 Winner: Gumdrops (6). Trainer: Steven Zammit. Driver: Rodney Petroff. Photo: Stuart McCormick. Email - [email protected] Sport The Moorabool News – 1 April, 2014 Page 29 Premiership honour from page 1

Dale Harris received the award for Best Player across the day. Photo - submitted

Winners at Elaine

Elaine Junior Tennis Club held their presentation awards on Sunday afternoon.

Those who received awards included Sophie Mair, Hannah Farhall, Sam Platt, Brady

Dunne, Montana Mair, Jacob Heard, Max Heard, Tash Ford, Patrick Thomas, Grace Colla,

Megan Farhall and Amy Wells. Photo submitted

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