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Mayor David Edwards (left) and Phil Jeffrey (MSC GM Infrastructure) at the site of the bridge being built across the Werribee River on Halletts Way. Photo Helen Tatchell
Inset one of the 14 beams being transported up Stamford Hill

Bridging the gap

By Kate Taylor
Eagle-eyed locals have spotted some
massive beams moving around Bacchus
Marsh as construction on a new bridge
begins.
Despite encountering a significant delay due
to heavy rains and consequent flooding of
the Werribee River, its now full steam ahead
for construction of the Halletts/OLeary
Way southern extension project - the Shires
biggest infrastructure project to date.
The extension, which involves the
construction of a new road and bridge
connection on the west side of Bacchus
Marsh, has been modelled to carry 10,000

vehicles per day and provide a direct freeway


connection.
On site, bulk earthworks have been
completed, seeing the road start to take shape
with over 40,000 cubic metres of fill being
cut since the project commenced and the
sub-base layer in progress. The stormwater
drainage network is currently being
installed, and retaining walls, including
feature sleepers, have been constructed
along Werribee Vale Road.
Bridgework is progressing and 14 pre-cast
beams (weighing 65 tonnes each) have been
constructed, and are being installed on the
bridge.
A pump station at the Maddingley Weir has

recently been completed, a significant piece


of infrastructure in itself - over 9m deep
and powered by two 100KW pumps, the
station has the capacity to pump irrigation
water to the Maddingley Basin at a rate of
approximately 40ML per day (460 litres per
second!)
The extension is anticipated to be open to
vehicle traffic during April 2017.
Moorabool Shire Council Mayor David
Edwards said the bridge would provide
much-needed congestion relief for local
traffic.
Its marvellous to see the bridge well under
construction, and Im looking forward to
April when it opens; its much-needed relief
for people travelling to the schools and to

the train station in Bacchus Marsh - its the


first part of the jigsaw puzzle that we need
to complete over a number of years, Mayor
Edwards said.
At the moment, both high schools are
located at the southern end of Bacchus
Marsh, but about 50 or 60 per cent of kids
who attend them come from the north end
its a no-brainer to add an additional route
to the schools and train station to reduce the
reliance on Gisborne Road an Grant Street.
Mayor Edwards added that another
important step in the project would begin in
2017.
VicRoads is starting work on the Halletts
Way on and off ramps; this will complete the
jigsaw, which is set to start early 2017.

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New man on the beat


residents suggestions on
what to do to prevent being
a victim of crime.

By Jessica Howard
Ballans newest Police Sergeant has outlined his highest priorities for 2017.

Sergeant Kearnes said it


was about driving down
theft as much as possible.

Michael Kearnes said an


emphasis would be placed
on family violence, responses to road trauma, volume
crime and the safety of police members.

Theft from motor vehicles


is a growing concern, especially in relation to tradesmen and their tools; but the
theft in this community is
also in relation to the commercial businesses, he said.
This year we have already
done some significant arrests
in relation to addressing the
volume of crime and some
recidivist offenders. We have
also increased our presence
on the roads in relations to
not only being seen but also
enforcing the traffic law.
Sergeant Kearnes said he
felt very welcomed by the
Ballan community and
looked forward to the year
ahead.

The new officer-in-charge


joined the force 25 years ago
and has worked in various
roles including Sergeant
at Sunshine Police Station
and Detective at Wyndham
Crime Investigation Unit.
His career has also included
time in the fraud squad; the
crime tasked operations
unit, which involves investigations of abduction,
kidnapping, extortion and
organised crime offences;
and a short service to the
homicide squad.
Sergeant Kearnes arrived in
Ballan around seven weeks
ago.

Sgt Michael Kearnes is now stationed at Ballan Police


station. Photo Helen Tatchell

Its a bit of a change going


from policing in a metropolitan backyard to the country;
it is a challenge but it has
been a rewarding one so far.

For 2017, the emphasis is


on what is happening in the
community, and to tackle
these main issues we must
first start with community
involvement, especially in

It has been very good, he


said.

regards to volume crime and


prevention of offences.

On Tuesday (December 6)
a community meeting was
held at the Ballan Council
Chambers, which offered

Im still getting used to


people smiling, nodding and
waving to say hello. Its very
different to some metro area
where that is not necessarily
the feedback you get from
people. The community has
been very welcoming.

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agreement is set to save
money and increase scheduling efficiencies for Moorabool Shire Council.
Moorabool will participate
in the aggregated procurement process for bituminous
road resealing along with
Ararat Rural City Council, Ballarat City Council,
Golden Plains, Pyrenees and
Hepburn Shire Councils,
for a minimum three-year
period, with the option to
extend two further lots of
single years.
The aim of the project is to
deliver a successful aggregated procurement process
that will provide cost savings and ongoing benefits for
all participating Councils.
A report on the matter tabled at the November 16
council meeting noted that it
is estimated the value of aggregated procurement road
sealing will be in excess of
$18 million over the initial
three year period that will
potentially see cost savings
due to the significant economies of scale.
It is envisaged that this
could result in more works
on the ground, the report
read.
The City of Ballarat will act
as lead for the procurement,
but individual Councils will
award contracts and undertake contract administration, supervision and surveillance separately.
Councillors voted to participate in the procurement
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Pretend professional pays hefty price


By Jessica Howard
A social worker that posed
as a psychologist at a medical clinic in Bacchus Marsh
has been ordered to pay
costs of over $30,000.
Sermin Baycan, 52, appeared in the Melbourne
Magistrates Court on Monday (November 28) pleading guilty to 14 charges,
including using the title
psychologist and pretending to be a registered health
practitioner.
Baycan has never held a registration as a psychologist
despite allegedly using the
title at two medical clinics
in Victoria between May 22
and June 29 last year.
One of the two clinics included Grant Street Medical
Clinic in Bacchus Marsh.
The prosecutor acting on
behalf of the Australian
Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) told
the court the accused first
came to AHPRAs attention
following a client complaint.
It is alleged that on May 25
last year the accused took
the title of a psychologist by
signing a contract at Grant
Street Medical Clinic.
The contract referred to Ms
Baycan in brackets as a certified psychologist.
The prosecutor said in signing the contract, clients were
reasonably lead to believe

Ms Sermin Baycan was legally registered as a mental health social worker, rather than a
psychologist with her employment at the Grant St Medical clinic terminated after a series of
complaints emerged from patients. Photos Jessica Howard
that the accused had the prerequisites, qualifications, expertise and skills to supply
services as a psychologist.
Instead, she is legally registered as a mental health
social worker, rather than a
psychologist, the prosecutor said.
There are some similarities in terms of the work that
they perform but the registration and training processes are entirely different.
The court heard that some
complainants
suffered
from very significant mental health issues including
paranoid schizophrenia and
traumatised backgrounds.

A client, who wished to remain anonymous, revealed


to The Moorabool News that
24 patients were referred to
Baycan under the mental
health plan.
I had three sessions, but
they werent any good I
later rang up for my files and
the clinic said they didnt
have them as [Baycan] no
longer worked there. I rang
AHPRA to make a complaint
and I found out they were already investigating her.
Its very poor. She is hitting
people when they are most
vulnerable.
The prosecutor told the
court that the accuseds em-

ployment at the clinic was


terminated after a series of
complaints emerged from
patients in regards to Ms
Baycans conduct.
After the dust settled it
emerged that she wasnt
actually qualified as a
psychologist.
I understand from the
medical practise records that
the clinic requested copies
of her actual qualifications
during the initial interview,
however they were not
forthcoming in a timely way.
Following the series of complaints, they pressed for her
records.
In a police interview con-

ducted on June 7 this year,


Ms Baycan said there had
been an ongoing misunderstanding around mental
health plans and who is
qualified to actually undertake the work.
Despite the fact that on
many times I have tried to
educate GPs and practise
managers through my work
in the field, I have been
called ongoingly [sic] a psychologist, Ms Baycan said.
I havent tried to deceive
anybody, there is an ongoing
misunderstanding that I get
called a psychologist.
Ms Baycan also stated that
during a client session,
there was no motive to state
her qualifications, despite
four separate witness state-

ments declaring that she had


outlined her background
to include 27 years as a
psychologist.
The accuseds lawyer said
Ms Baycan was accredited
as a mental health social
worker under the Medicare
Better Access scheme, and
despite officially acting as a
psychologist, she billed the
correct benefits as a social
worker.
There were no financial
benefits to her, he said.
When she signed that contract she was working as a
social worker and the practise manager [offered her
the job]. She worked as a social worker, she hasnt gone
outside of her duties, it was
just the title itself that was
incorrect.
The accused was ordered
to pay a fine of $12,000 and
costs of $20,200 to AHPRA,
with no conviction.
The anonymous client who
used Baycans services said
they were very happy with
the result.
It was originally said that
she would be facing a $3,000
fine, so its well over what
they were expecting.
It shows that the Magistrate has taken the issue very
seriously, because youre
dealing with vulnerable
people here and at the end
of the day they were trusting
her.

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BMX riders from the Bacchus Marsh club with Mayor David Edwards, Geoff Howard MP and Phil Jeffrey (MSC GM
Infrastructure). Photo Geoff Howard MP office

Bicycle motor-cross
gets flagged
become a major centre for
regional sport, Mr Howard
said.
The majority funding is
from Moorabool Shire Council, with $325,000, and the
Bacchus Marsh BMX Club
will contribute $5000 of inkind works.
Moorabool Mayor David
Edwards said this is the
first step of the racecourse
reserve master plan that will

Do you know a Young Person who has


made a contribution to the
Moorabool Community?
If so they may be eligible for an award!

provide much needed facilities for the rapidly growing


community.
Its great to work closely
with the State Government
to deliver these regionally important facilities, and
Moorabool Shire Council
looks forward to continuing the partnership with the
State Government to deliver
more stages of the master
plan, Mayor Edwards said.

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Moorabool Shire Council has established the Moorabool Youth Awards in


order to recognise the contributions young people make to Moorabool.
Anyone aged between 12 and 25 Years as at 30th April 2017, who lives,
works, goes to school or has other significant connections to the
Moorabool Shire and has made a contribution to their community is
eligible for nomination for this award. Contributions can include an
achievement in an area of interest (sport, arts etc), voluntary service to
the community or someone who has overcome significant adversity.
Do you know a Young Person who has made a
Anyone can nominate, young people can even self-nominate.

Moorabool Youth Awards


2017

contribution to the Moorabool Community?

If so they may be eligible for an award!


Nomination
forms
available
atMoorabool
Council offices
Moorabool
Shire Council
hasare
established
the
Youth Awards in
Bacchus
Marsh
and people
Ballan.make to Moorabool.
order to recognisein
the
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Nomination
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April 2017,
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Anyone agedforms
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Marsh
or Ballan
works, goes to school or has other significant connections
to the Moorabool
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7th
April 2017.
Shire and has made by
a contribution
to their
community
is eligible for nomination
for this award. Contributions can include an achievement in an area of interest
(sport, arts etc), voluntary service to the community or someone who has
overcome
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Nomination forms are available at Council offices in Bacchus Marsh and
Ballan. Nomination forms must be completed and returned to Moorabool
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If a nominee
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Services Team on 5366 7100 or at youthservices@moorabool.vic.gov.au

Sgt. Michael Kearnes (middle) and Sgt. Mark Bacon from Ballan and Bacchus Marsh police are working together with the Bacchus Marsh and Ballan Fire Brigade Groups and Moorabool
Shire Council (Mayor David Edwards pictured), to enforce a Zero Tolerance approach to illegal burns this fire season. Photo Jessica Howard

Its not right to light

By Jessica Howard
With Moorabool Shires fire danger period
approaching, Detective Senior Constable
Nathan Ractliffe said there would be no
tolerance towards reckless behavior.
Fire restrictions will commence in
Moorabool at 1am on Monday December 12.
Detective Ractliffe said with the above
average rain and extensive growth, a
significant increase in fire activity was
anticipated.
Zero Tolerance means that it is illegal to
light a burn off or cause a fire to be lit without

a permit during the fire danger period, he


said.
If your actions are reckless to the presence
of a fire in the fire danger period you can
expect to be spoken to by the police.
The Zero Tolerance strategy, which was
first introduced to Moorabool during the
2005/2006 fire danger period, saw a 65 per
cent reduction in turnouts to illegal burns a figure that was welcomed by the Bacchus
Marsh and Ballan Fire Brigade Groups,
Victoria Police and Moorabool Shire.
Detective Ractliffe said before undertaking
any burn-offs, residents are to ensure they
are familiar with the rules and regulations

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The intent is that if an offence is detected,
the Police will be requested by the Fire
Brigade to attend and investigate any alleged
offence.
Moorabool Shire Mayor, David Edwards
encouraged residents to visit the CFAs
website, which has a wide variety of
information on what people can and cant do
during the declared fire season.
A written permit can be issued by a
municipal fire prevention officer or the CFA
district office and is required to burn off
grass, undergrowth, weeds or vegetation.

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Lighting a fire in open air without a permit


is an offence and can bring a penalty of over
$21,000 and/or 12-months imprisonment.
I also ask that, especially given our wet
spring, landowners be considerate of their
neighbours and make sure they present fire
hazards by keeping their land clear, Mr
Edwards said.
From a Council point of view, no Local
Law Permits to burn will be issued during
this time.
To find out more information on the fire
danger period, visit www.cfa.vic.gov.au/can
or phone the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800
226 226.

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The article implied Nathan
Ractliffe was speaking on
behalf of VicPol as Detective
Senior Constable, when in
fact Mr Ractliffe was representing the Bacchus Marsh
& District Fire Brigades as
the Deputy Group Officer
for the area.

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Ballan District Health and Care


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A new state-of-the-art BMX


facility will be built at the
Bacchus Marsh Racecourse
Reserve.
World-class BMX events
will be held at the site, which
will be purpose-built to
meet Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) standards, and
will attract the best BMX riders from the region to train

and compete, as well as recreational riders.


The
state
government
chipped in $100,000 from the
Community Sports infrastructure Fund toward the
$430,000 project, announced
by Member for Buninyong
Geoff Howard.
With strong support from
council, the entire Racecourse Reserve redevelopment will see this facility

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Centre for Community


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Tuesday 27 Dec closed
Monday 2 Jan 2017 closed
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(L-R) Michelle Richards, Cherie Graham, Trevor Smith, Janie Power, Donna Hart
Photo Fire Awareness Awards
Amy Wells & Lucas Wells. Photo Paula Lawrence

One year on

By Kate Taylor
The Scotsburn community
has marked the anniversary of a bushfire that tore
through the area destroying
12 houses last year, with a
celebration art exhibition.
The
Exhibition,
which
opened last Sunday to invited guests, showcases the
stories, images and impacts
of the December 2015 fire.
The exhibited works include
images of the aftermath of
the fire and recovery of the
land, charcoal and pastel

drawings, sculpture and objects resulting from the fire.


Many of the works have
been completed by residents
participating in the Art Recovery workshops held to
support the community over
the last 12-months.
Mayor David Edwards said
the Art Exhibition is the
culmination of 12-months
of recovery activities and
community strengthening
projects for the community.
The exhibition showcases
the strength and tenacity of

the community and the land


around the Scotsburn area.
Its astonishing to see how
much has changed in just
12-months, Mayor Edwards
said.
I encourage everyone to
pop in and take a look at the
Exhibition before it closes on
16 December.
The Art Exhibition will be
open to the public daily from
Monday 12 December to Friday 16 December at the Village Place, 309 Learmonth
Street Buninyong; entry is
free.

Arduous fire recovery reward

By Kate Taylor
The fire recovery effort after
the 2015 Scotsburn bushfire
has received a state government award.
The Scotsburn Community
Recovery Committee received the award for the innovative project that helped
people or the environment
recover from the fire, at a
gala evening in Melbourne.
Following the December 19
fire last year, the State Government provided $65,000 to
assist in the social recovery
of the affected communities.
A statement released by
council said the project was
integral to building commu-

nity capacity to assist in the


long-term recovery of the
fire affected communities.
The Community Recovery Committee consists
of affected residents, hall
committee representatives,
Council staff, agency representatives, and residents
from the broader fire affected communities.
Moorabool Mayor David
Edwards said the Community Recovery Committee had worked closely in
conjunction with the Leigh
Catchment Landcare Group
who provided funding and
key linkages to professional
advice regarding environmental recovery.

The groups work closely


together to deliver monthly
bbqs and brunches, providing vital opportunities to
network with other residents and take part in environmental recovery including tree planting, waterway
management, bushfire planning workshops, gardening
workshops, agricultural advice, and future planning,
Mayor Edwards said.
Everyone has worked so
hard to help the communities of Scotsburn and surrounds, and were delighted
the committee has received
this recognition it is thoroughly deserved.

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Poet is fair
dinkum
By Kate Taylor
A renowned bush poet will be performing
at this years Moorabool Light Orchestra
annual Christmas concert.
The event will take place this Sunday 18
December, from 2pm at the Bacchus Marsh
public hall.

The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016 Page 7

Our region is on Permanent


Water Saving Rules
To find out about the rules
and get tips on using water
wisely, go to:

westernwater.com.au

One of the featured segments will be


Australian Bush Christmas, including
some famous Australian Christmas carols
together with Australian Prose and Poetry
presented by Australian Bush Poet Geoffrey
W Graham.

Geoffrey specialises in Dinkum Oz


Entertainment combining music, bush
verse, and comedy, and his one-man shows
include his Banjo Paterson impersonation
and other productions with an entertaining/
historic feel, explained MLO Musical
Director Barry Wilkins.
There will be 40 members of the Moorabool
Light Orchestra to present a wide variety
of Christmas music at the event, including
popular Christmas Carols, and the guest
soloist for the concert will be Ballarat
soprano Maxine Montgomery.

Maxine will sing such favourites as


Rejoice Greatly from Handels Messiah,
The Little Road to Bethlehem, The Star of

Bethlehem, and O Come all ye Faithful, Mr


Wilkins said.
Admission is $20 with limited tickets
available at the door from 1pm or pre-sales
from Bacchus Marsh Florist & Nursery, 185
Main Street, Bacchus Marsh.

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Creating art for change


By Jessica Howard
Moorabools newest art gallery is shining a light on domestic violence.
The Bacchus Marsh Arts
Council has commenced the
Rise Up Project, Create Art
to Create Change, which
aims to create awareness
and raise funds for victims
of domestic violence.
BMCAI Vice President, Kylie Burton said the project
would create community,
connection and art.
Art is a powerful way
to create positive cultural
change and improve community health and wellbeing, she said.
The project, which is an initiative of Ri-Creations and
local artist Ri Van Reen, will
consist of two 90-minute
classes where participants
create two Marching Women sculptures.
Participants will keep one
of the sculptures, with the
second to be donated for sale
at the Rise Up exhibition at
the Bacchus Marsh B-MAC
Gallery on February 18 next
year.

Be a voice on
tracks and trails
By Kate Taylor
Councils new delegate on the shires Walking Tracks and
Trails Committee is seeking new members for the group.

Recently elected East Ward Councillor Jarrod Bingham has


taken on committee duties, and is calling for more locals to
join up and help out.
Currently with five members, the committees Chair is set
to stand down, and Cr Bingham is hoping for at least three
more members, to field five at a meeting to be quorate.

It is an opportunity to be a voice for the community in


helping to determine priorities for Council concerning
projects to improve walking and cycling infrastructure in
the local area, Cr Bingham explained.

It is vital to understand that there is only very limited


funding available and so it should be targeted to achieve
best results. Everybody lives in different locations within
the Shire and, specifically, Bacchus Marsh and so will have
different priorities.
Ms Burton said the workshop fees had been kept low,
being $50 or $30 concession,
thanks to the generous support from the Bacchus Marsh
Community Bank Branch.
The first workshop is already underway and places
in other classes are filling

fast so those interested


should act now to participate
in this wonderful project.
Marching Women sculptures similar to those to be
created in the workshops
can be viewed as part of the
Opening Exhibition now
running at the B-MAC Gallery at Shop 48, The Village

Bacchus Marsh Shopping


Centre.

For workshop dates and

times contact 0439 353 359 or


visit www.ri-creations.com.

For Gallery information, di-

rections and opening hours,


see www.bmaci.org.au.

With only a few members we are not truly representative


of the community and that is why we are looking for new
members to bring fresh ideas and priorities.
And what is expected of members?

Very little! The Committee meets on the first Tuesday of the


month at 7.30pm in the Public Library, Main Street Bacchus
Marsh, four times a year. Meetings run for about 90 minutes
usually.
For more information on joining the committee, contact
Moorabool Shire Council on 5366 7100.

Moorabool Shire Council


NOTICE OF ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL
The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held Wednesday 1 February 2017 at the
Council Chambers, 15 Stead St Ballan, commencing at 5.00pm.
Members of the public are most welcome to attend.
SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL
Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the Moorabool Shire Council will be held
in Council Chambers, 15 Stead Street, Ballan on Wednesday 21 December 2016,
commencing at 5.00pm.
The business to be conducted at the meeting is as follows:
1.
2
3.
4.

Inglis Street, Ballan Streetscape Masterplan


Rate Cap Variation Options and Draft Community Engagement Plan
2018 General Revaluation
Any other business admitted by the unanimous resolution of Council

The Special Meeting of Council will be open to the public and members of the public are most
welcome to attend.
COUNCIL OFFICES CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR CLOSURE
Council Ofce Hours:
At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on Wednesday 7 September 2016, Council resolved
that the opening hours for all Council Ofces will be as follows:
Friday 23 December, 2016 ...................... Open 8.30am to 12.30pm
Closed 12.30pm to 5.00pm
Monday 26 December, 2016 to Monday 2 January, 2017 .................. Closed
Tuesday 3 January, 2017 ........................... All ofces re-open 8.30am to 5.00pm
EMERGENCY SERVICES
Please telephone 000 for all Fire, Police and Ambulance emergencies. Important Emergency
Contact information includes:
Police/CFA/Ambulance ....................................................... 000
SES ........................................................................................... 132 500
Victorian Bushre Information Line ............................... 1800 240 667
Bacchus Marsh Hospital ..................................................... 5367 2000
Ballan Hospital ...................................................................... 5368 1100
Emergency After Hours Animal Control ........................ 0400 501 696
Council After Hours Aged & Disability Services .......... 0409 138 201
Council other emergencies ........................................... 0419 887 065
Further Council after hours information will be published in the week prior
to Christmas.
Please contact Customer Service on 5366 7100 for further information.

GARBAGE & RECYCLING


Please note: all garbage and recycling services will run as normal over the Christmas/New Year
period. The three transfer stations in the Shire will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and
New Years Day.
MEETINGS
Bacchus Marsh Public Hall
Notice is given of a public meeting to be held on Thursday, 15 December 2016
commencing at 7:15pm at the Supper Room, 207 Main St Bacchus Marsh.
The purpose of the meeting is to nominate no less than three (3) or more than nine (9) adult
persons as the Committee of Management for the Bacchus Marsh Public Hall for a term
of 2 years.
The current committees term will expire on 15 December 2016. All positions will be declared
open and nominations will be accepted prior to or at the meeting.
URBAN GREENWASTE SERVICE
Applications are still being taken for Councils new kerbside greenwaste collection to commence
next month - January 2017. Residents in Residential and Low Density Residential zoned areas
are eligible to receive the service. Delivery of bins/lids to those who have already applied has
started.
With approximately 15 to 20% of kerbside garbage being made up of organics, the service is part of
Moorabools strategy to reduce the amount of waste to landll. Further details about the service
are available on Councils website www.moorabool.vic.gov.au/greenwastebrochure.
Make your application by completing a Waste Service Application form at www.moorabool.
vic.gov.au/greenwasteapplication or you can request a hard copy form by contacting
Customer Service on 5366 7100.
ROADSIDE SLASHING
Due to exceptional late growth this season, it is expect that slashing of roadsides will continue
into early January 2017.
The slashing program covers two zones across the shire (east and west) with the Ballan/ Geelong
Road and the Ballan/Daylesford Road as the dividing point.
The Western zone roadside slashing has been completed:
Elaine
Dunnstown
Mt Doran
Clarendon
Gordon Township
Scotsburn
Lal Lal
Wallace
Yendon
Navigators
Clarks Hill

Mt Egerton
Bungaree
Springbank

The eastern zone roadside slashing has commenced and will progress through the following
areas:
Balliang/Balliang East
Colibrook
Rowsley
Blakeville
Parwan
Dales Creek
Merrimu/ Long Forest
Blackwood
Coimadai
Barrys Reef
Myrniong
Beremboke
Korobeit
Ballan Township
Greendale

Moorabool Shire Council: PO Box 18, Ballan VIC 3342 Telephone: 03 5366 7100 Facsimile: 03 5368 1757 CEO: Rob Croxford
Email: info@moorabool.vic.gov.au Web: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au
Facebook: Moorabool Shire Council Twitter: @mooraboolshire

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Make a B-line to meetings


By Kate Taylor
No council meetings are
scheduled to be held in
Woodlands Ward next year
but local councillor Pat Toohey
is not concerned.
This year, meetings were held
in Lal Lal, Gordon, Elaine and
Blackwood and were well
attended but none will be
held in those locations next
year.
Four meetings will be held
in Ballan and Bacchus Marsh,
as well as three set to be held
at Bungareee, covering the
locations of the East, Central,
and West Ward councillors.
But a lack of infrastructure
means that meetings will not
be held in Cr Tooheys ward.
Woodlands runs from one
end of the shire to the other, so
were happy to use the facilities
that run along the edge of our
border, Cr Toohey said.
The ability to use technology
in those facilities, if you
want to have your meeting
electronically displayed, we

Court in
action

By Steven Barnes

A man has been left red


faced and caught with his
pants down sending an inappropriate photo after a
drunken night out.
On July 13 this year Hayden
Mansfield was out with
work friends at the Lorne
Hotel in Lorne.
At around 10:40pm that
night Mr Mansfield picked
up an unattended phone left
at the bar and took a picture

can only do that at Bungaree,


Ballan, and Bacchus Marsh many of the other hall facilities
dont have the ability to do that.
There were some complaints
about not being able to hear
properly and also the issue
about transport and the ability
to quickly get to venues now,
its very efficient along the
freeway spine to get to Ballan,
Bacchus Marsh, or Bungaree
theres good parking and good
technology. Its about using
efficiently the facilities we
have.
The Moorabool News asked
if the lack of technology and
parking could mean that
upgrades to Woodlands Ward
facilities might need to be
made.
No, I dont think so. The
Gordon
and
Blackwood
Halls have both recently had
upgrades, certainly meeting
the requirements of our
community.
Its about efficient use and
efficient accessibility for our
community.

of his penis.
He then sent the photo to
the owner of the phones
mother before urinating in
a public place. The victim
then retrieved her phone
before realising what had
happened.
Mr Mansfield did not know
the victim and said that in
his heavily drunken state he
thought it was funny at the
time.
The next day he went to
where the woman worked
and apologised for his actions. Police later charged
Mr Mansfield in relation to
these matters.
The Bacchus Marsh court
heard the remorse Mr

News

The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016 Page 13

KERB CHATTER
By Deb Goldie

The TAC has a Toward Zero


campaign to reduce the
road toll, what would be
your suggestion to try and
reduce the road toll?
I think the age for getting your
drivers licence should be increased
to 21. I also think P-Plate drivers
should not be able to drive V6s and it
should be compulsory to go for your
manual licence. - Jodie ( Darley)

A larger police presence on our roads


especially at Christmas time.
- Matthew (Bacchus Marsh)

Mansfield showed was compounded by the fact he has


two young daughters and a
partner, telling his attorney
that he was surprised she
didnt leave me over this.
Since the offences, the accused has sought help for
his alcohol abuse and has
continued successfully running his own business.
He was ordered to pay a
$100 bond and ordered to
donate $500 to the Royal
Childrens Hospital.
In his closing comments
Magistrate Gregory Robinson lamented, I cant say
much that probably hasnt
been running through your
own mind.

I think there should be more police


around at Christmas time.
- Margaret (Bacchus Marsh)

Moorabool Shire Councils


budget may have to absorb $62,000 in unclaimable
communications costs for
the Scotsburn fire recovery
effort.
The Quarterly Financial
Report for September 2016
was officially received at the
November council meeting
but not without questions
about the $62,000 black hole.
Woodlands Ward Councillor Pat Toohey asked the
meeting what items on the
fire recovery claim compo-

nent of the report had been


rejected.
A council officer stated that
it was mostly communications and public relations
type costs that had not been
claimed, but that an upcoming round of grants was
hoped to cover about 60 per
cent of the amount.
This is unbudgeted; where
will those funds come from
and what will be cut? Who
will ask the government
why? Cr Toohey asked.
We anticipate we can absorb those costs, the council

officer replied.
The Moorabool News asked
council about the funding
shortfall.
Council anticipates it
will be able to claim some
of this money through the
Grants Commission process later this year and any
small balance left over can
be absorbed in our $40 million budget, read a council
statement.
Until the grants commission process is done we
wont know what the balance is.

There should be a larger police presence on the roads in general, but especially at Christmas time.
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By Kate Taylor
Theres a push to have a
Moorabool Shire Council
meeting held in January.
Usually, January is the only
month of the year during
which a council meeting
is not scheduled leaving
an eight-week gap between
the December and February
meetings.
But, Central Ward Councillor Paul Tatchell wants a
January meeting scheduled
and hes coming up against
opposition to the idea.
I think we need to understand that a council does
work 24/7, and losing eight
weeks over a Christmas period, it doesnt sit well with
me, Cr Tatchell said.
If we are fair dinkum about
making sure that we have
good solid economic development in the region, part
of the strategy is we cant
afford to take two months
out of planning every year.
Were there to expedite some
of these things, not slow
them down.
He said that instead of holding the meeting in the first
week of January, it could be
moved to the second week.
I dont think its to do with
councillors, I think its the
availability of council staff,
because it lands in the first
week of January it creates a
problem. But it doesnt have
to be the first week.
He said that councillors
should make the time for a
meeting.
When you put your hand
up for public service, you
have to be available 24/7.
The dates for the 2017 council meetings were confirmed
at the December council
meeting, and did not include
January.

What the other Councillors Think


Its worth considering, however I would suggest the
Meeting would be best moved to the middle of January
or later in December like the 21st because during early
January there is a skeleton crew to handle emergencies
and call outs only and they may not be available to
prepare reports. I do agree that there is a long break
but the CEO is best placed to determine the workload
and if we require additional meetings. If any item comes
up that requires immediate attention we will call a special
meeting of council. - Mayor David Edwards (East Ward)
I would support a meeting to be held in January, to
be able to address those issues that arise over the
Christmas period, if we have that 8 week gap then we
must play catch-up in the following months, not only that
but planning applications will be unnecessarily delayed.
- Jarrod Bingham (East Ward)

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Council staff, councillors, and the community deserve


the opportunity for some family time during the holidays,
and council always has the ability to call a special meeting
if it is needed - and has done so in the past, so I think
January should be left as a month where we dont have a
meeting on the agenda. Staff work extremely hard during
the year and they deserve the chance to have a bit of a
holiday, maybe an extended trip, especially if theyve got
kids. - Pat Toohey (Woodlands Ward)
The Mayor and CEO have the ability to call a special
meeting of Council if there is any urgent matter to be
decided. It is quiet over the New Year period so an
additional meeting is not usually required.
- Tonia Dudzik (East Ward)
If they had a meeting in January, it wouldnt phase me.
It has a lot of merit. But for some councillors who are not
self-employed, its probably their only time for a holiday,
so theyll probably be away. Nothings absolutely clear
cut, theres pros and cons to the idea - but it wouldnt
phase me at all either way. - John Keogh (East Ward)
Traditionally we do not have meetings in January, I think
council does slow down a bit as people are coming off
their Christmas breaks and the like, wed probably have
less than a full complement of staff, and theres always
the opportunity to have a special meeting if theres the
need for it. Theres no point having a meeting for the sake
of having a meeting and weve had special meetings of
council from time to time in January because the need
arose, and if theres a requirement, we can do it.
- Tom Sullivan (West Ward)

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Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au 

The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016 Page 15

Murder pain for family


By Jessica Howard
It was a horrific murder that
rocked the Springbank community and now the family
of World War II veteran Ken
Handford have recalled their
pain following his death.
The Supreme Court in Ballarat heard the victim impact
statements of 20 relatives in a
plea hearing on Wednesday
December 7.
Ken Handford was found
dead on his 90th birthday on
the morning of September 15
last year.
The court heard that
40-year-old Adam Williamson and 29-year-old Jonathon Cooper broke into Mr
Handfords property and
bound his hands together
with the cord of his dressing
gown.
A sock, which was believed
to have been used as a gag,
was also found at the scene.
Mr Handford was allegedly
stabbed by Cooper 13 times
before being left to suffer for
nearly five hours before his
death.
The two accused fled the
property with a collection
of WW II medals, $3900 cash
and a gold chain.
The victims eldest brother
and only remaining sib-

ling,
Ronald
Handford
told the court that he was
devastated.
Nothing can take my mind
off how he was murdered. It
makes me scared, he said.
Sometimes I wish it was
me and not my brother Kenny. I should have been there
to help but I couldnt.
Prosecutor Justin Lewis
told the court that Williamson had previously worked
with Mr Handford in 2014
at the Maher potato farm in
Springbank.
However, Williamson allegedly left the job after being
accused of stealing money.
The court heard that Mr
Handford had recognised
Williamson during the
botched robbery after Cooper confessed to a friend,
stating that Mr Handford
had said, Youre killing me
Adam.
Mr Handfords grandson,
Jarrod, said he had known
Williamson for more than a
decade and had played sport
and gone camping with him.
The fact that he knew [Ken]
was my grandfather fills me
with rage and just shows
how corrupted he is.
Mr Handfords daughter,
Margaret said she felt a
deep internal pain when

Jonathon Cooper in court earlier this year.


Drawn by - Edward Coleridge

she remembered that her


dad was no longer there.
He would give you the
last dollar in his pocket if
you needed it. I dont understand how my dad, who
had so many friends and no
enemies, was put through all
of this, she said.

I didnt lose my dad, he


was violently taken from me
and my family.
Coopers lawyer, Jason Gullaci, said his client had been
under the influence of ice
and had not slept for close to
three days.

He said Cooper had no intention of killing Mr Handford, but was interested in


the $20,000 believed to be
kept on the property.
The court heard Cooper had
held a double-edged knife
towards Mr Handfords back
before Williamson nodded
his head.
On Thursday (December 8),
Williamsons lawyer, Rich-

ard Edney, said his client


was not in the room at the
time of the stabbing.
However, Justice Jane Dixon
said if Williamson was not
in the room at the time, the
charge (unintentional killing
in the course or furtherance
of a crime of violence) would
have to be questioned.
The case was adjourned to a
contested plea on December
16.

There will be no changes to


your recycling and rubbish
collection days over the
Christmas and New Year
holiday period.
What CAN go into your recycling bin

Non recyclables go into your garbage bin

Paper & cardboard

Silver lined wrapping paper

Plastic containers

Plastic gift bags

Cartons

Ribbons from wrapping

Glass

Cellophane & tinsel

Steel

Crepe paper

Aluminium

Balloons

Enquiries 03 5366 7100 www.moorabool.vic.gov.au

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WHATS ON

The Whats 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.

ADULT EDUCATION

Ballan & District Community House


The program for 2017 is being prepared now - available early
in January. All enquiries, bookings for enrolment, classes
and venue hire - call 5368 1934.
Darley Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre
33-35 Jonathan Drive Darley. Short courses, recreation classes, community groups, occasional child care, venue hire. Enquiries welcome. Phone 5367 4390.
Melton South Community Centre
Phone9747 8576 for bookings and information.

MEETINGS

Bacchus Marsh & District Garden Club


Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at The Laurels,
229 Main St Bacchus Marsh. Guest Speakers. Supper after
each meeting. All Welcome. Enquiries - Wendy 5367 4170.

Ballan Anglers Inc


Meeting second Wednesday every month. Hudsons Hotel,
7.30pm. More anglers and families needed and welcome
0400 003 936.
Rose-Carers of Maddingley Park
Working Bees every 3rd Wednesday & Sunday of each
month. All welcome. Enquiries - 0418 171 119.
Bacchus Marsh Family Drug Support Group
For Family Members who have a loved one affected by drugs.
Enquiries - 1300 660 068.
Alanon Support Group - for families of alcoholics
Meets at 10.30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
at the Uniting Church Hall, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh.
Enq - 0421 222 717.
Lal Lal Moorabool Photographic Group Inc
Meeting 3rd Wednesday each month, 7pm. Soldiers Memorial Hall, Lal Lal. Enquiries 5341 7535.
Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh)
Meetings held 2nd Sunday of month, 2pm. Poultry Pavilion.
Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Rd, Bacchus Marsh. All welcome Peter 0428 112 295.

MARKETS

Ballan Lions Club Market Christmas Twilight


Friday 16 December, 5pm. Inglis St, Ballan. Enquiries 0402
390 080 (Wayne).
Darley Market
Saturday 17 December, 8am 1pm. Stalls offer bric-a-brac,
fruit/veg, clothing, plants and more. 1st & 3rd Saturday each
month at Darley Park Football Reserve. Enquiries 0488 345
145 (Alan).
Ballan Farmers Market
Next Market Saturday 11 February, 9am-1pm. 2nd Saturday
each month, Mill Cottage car park. Enq 0498 361 291 or
0490 114 130.

CHURCH

Gordon Catholic Parish


Mass Times Saturday 17 December Dunnstown, 6.30pm
Sunday 18 December Gordon, 8.45am; Ballan, 10.30am.

Anglican Parish of West Moorabool


Service Times Sunday 18 December St Johns Ballan,
9.30am; St James Morrisons, 9am; St Johns Bungaree, 9am.
Please contact Glen Wesley 5368 2730 for more details.

Ballan Uniting Church (St. Pauls)


Services 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays 11.15am. 4th Sunday 9.30am
Reflective Worship.
B3 Community
Focused, family friendly church with a difference. Services
every 2nd & 4th Sundays at Avenue Bowling Club, Main St,
Bacchus Marsh.

Bacchus Marsh Christian Church


Sunday Services 10am with kids program. Fusion Youth 7pm
every Friday night. 222 Main St, Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries
9028 2622.
Bacchus Marsh Uniting Church Parish
Services - St Andrews 9.30am every Sunday (3rd Sunday of
month Family Service). Pentland Hills 2pm 1st Sunday of
month. Enq 5367 2543 (office).

Holy Trinity Anglican Church - Bacchus Marsh


Service Times - Sunday 8.30am & 10am; Cafe Church - 1st
Sunday 10am; Messy Church - 3rd Sunday 5pm, Wednesdays 10am. Balliang - 2nd Sunday 10.30am, 4th Sunday 9am.
Myrniong - 1st & 3rd Sunday 11am. Enquiries 5367 5362
(office).
Church of the Living God
Christian youth ministry and bible teaching. 2nd Sunday of
every month, 5pm. Open to all ages. At 14 Darcy St Maddingley. Enq 0408 260 727.

Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church - Sundays, 10:30am


Worship Service and Childrens Program. Phone 5367 6550
for more details.
Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit
Sunday Mass 11.30am (2nd & 4th Sunday of Month).

Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship


Non denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Mens
KYB Monday evenings 6pm. Ladies KYB Wednesday 1pm.
Further details 0429 681 566.

Bacchus Marsh Life Church


Meeting 10am every Sunday at the BM College Drama Room,
in Grant Street. Enquiries Pastor Merv - 0412 290 036.

Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au 

The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016 Page 17

Stylish 4 Bedroom Home,


Large Block & Side Access to Shed

Beach homes
top the list

Geoff White
CEO, REIV
The Surf Coast is leading
the way in luxury beachside
homes with almost $20 million worth of property sold
in the past 12 months.
New REIV data shows a $6
million sale on the Bellarine
Peninsula in Queenscliff
topped the most expensive
list this year, setting a new
record for property prices
in the south-west coastal
region.
The three-storey home at
Crows Nest Place features
views of The Rip, Point Nepean and Point Lonsdale
and has direct access to the
beach, three outdoor entertainment areas, a glass lift
and a plunge pool.
The home, which sold in
August 2016, was almost
twice the price of the next
most expensive waterside
home a renovated five-bedroom house on Geelongs Esplanade, which sold in April
for $3,200,000.
The Elizabethan home overlooks the Geelong yachting
harbour and features four
living areas, an 18-metre

6 Myrtle Grove Road, Ballan


$470,000

Looking for the next level of accommodation in Ballan


- here we have a two year old home built with a stylish
comfortable functional space, which will deliver
the ultimate design for growing families, retirees or
investors alike. Built by Dennis Family Homes and
offering many hidden extras such as 14 solar panels
producing 3.5kW of energy, ducted heating and
refrigerated cooling, a fabulous 9 x 12m shed and an
underroof alfresco zone, ready for summer use. Ready
for inspection, call for details.

View: Sat 17th Dec 12.00-12.30pm

Formerly Jens Gaunt

51 Lydiard Street South


BALLARAT
Phone 5331 1111

pool and spa as well as a


large studio/gym.
A Barwon Heads property
sold for $3 million in November, while a Lorne property
sold in April for the highest
price on the Surf Coast at
$2,962,500. Two other Lorne
properties, which sold for
$2,800,000 and $2,500,000,
brought luxury Lorne sales
to more than $10 million.
Of the remaining top 20
most expensive beachside
properties in Victoria, eight
were on the Surf Coast
and nine were in Greater
Geelong.
Other top sales this year
include a four-bedroom
Anglesea property with
spectacular views and a
two bedroom self-contained
guest cottage, which sold
for $2,900,000 in February;
an architect designed threebedroom 60s Barwon Heads
residence sold for $2,850,000
in July; and a four-bedroom
property with water views
of Point Lonsdale Beach sold
for $2,600,000 in March.
Surf Coast properties also
making the most expensive
beachside sales list include a
townhouse in Ocean Grove
which sold for $2,800,000;
a three-bedroom home at
Moggs Creek in Aireys Inlet, which sold after auction
for $2,080,000; and a fourbedroom home with ocean
views in Fairhaven, which
sold for $1,870,000.
Further afield, an East Gippsland property in Metung
sold for $2,620,000 in March.
For more information on
house prices in Victoria, visit
reiv.com.au.

Contact:
Chris Leonard 0409 0409 23

www.prdballarat.com.au

1673 Bamganie Road, Elaine


Approx. four exclusive acres, a unique log cabin and proximity benefits to both Ballarat & Geelong,
ensure this home will provide benefits to your familys lifestyle along with cost of living savings,
noise reduction & enhance your lack of space. Features include: cathedral ceilings, timber panelling,
900mm SS cooker, a huge deck, a 6 x 9m shed, 3 water tanks equating to 67,000L and a fenced
paddock for outdoor activities or pursuits. The property is only 5 minutes drive West of Elaine,
this home will impress!

Price: $378,000 $398,000

Formerly Jens Gaunt

51 Lydiard Street South


BALLARAT
Phone 5331 1111

Agent: Chris Leonard

0409 0409 23

www.prdballarat.com.au

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Country Lifestyle, Views with Proximity Benefits to Ballarat & Geelong

Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au

Page 18 The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016

Arbee Real Estate


FOR SALE

27 Madden Drive, Bacchus Marsh


3

NEW LISTING
FOR SALE

One of Maddingleys most desirable pockets, beautifully renovated


Californian Bungalo. 3 good sized bedrooms main with Ens, polished
floorboards, modern kitchen, separate lounge & dining, ducted
heating & split system cooling. 800m block, 7.2m x 3.4m garage,
double carport, and rear entry. Potential for sub-division (S.T.C.A)

INSPECT
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$439,000
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
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5/3 Fisken Street, Bacchus Marsh


1

FOR SALE

Saturday 17th December 11.00-11.30am


$459,000
Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
arbeerealestate.com.au

26 Wallaby Drive, Greendale

Neat Unit, Great Location!

Enjoy The Tranquility

Handy 2 bedroom unit has new floor coverings & has been freshly
painted. The lounge has a gas heater & a wall a/c, both bedrooms have
BIRs & one has another wall a/c. Kitchen with electric upright stove &
adjoining meals area. Shower, vanity & bath. Neat backyard with
garden shed. Single garage with roller door front and back.

This very comfortable 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home is well located to


take advantage of the peace & tranquillity of the garden & bush
surrounds. Wood heater & R/C split system in the lounge room.
Double garage & a 6m x 5m colorbond shed that doubles as a garage
or workshop. Sundry shedding, a hothouse, stable and chook pen.

INSPECT
FOR SALE
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By appointment
$269,500
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
arbeerealestate.com.au

28 St Andrews Way, Bacchus Marsh


2

FOR SALE

By appointment
$459,000
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157, Denise Sniegowski 0456 044 024
arbeerealestate.com.au

34 Muddy Lane, Myrniong

Quality Home, Quality Neighbourhood!

Family Farmlet

3 bedroom + study home, 2 spacious living areas, fully equipped


kitchen, family/meals area, covered & paved pergola & entertaining
area. Lounge room & formal dining room & captures the views out
over the inground pool. Reverse cycle A/Cs in living areas.

Ranch style home consisting 4 bedrooms + study. Master bedroom


with ens & WIR. Large formal lounge, R/C split system a/c & family/
meals room with slow combustion wood heater adjacent to the
spacious kitchen with timber cupboards, dishwasher & WIP. Verandas
along both front & rear & a pergola for outdoor entertaining.

INSPECT
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Saturday 17th December 10.00-10.30am


$489,000
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
arbeerealestate.com.au

518 Myrniong-Korobeit Road, Greendale


2

FOR SALE

By appointment
$649,000
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
arbeerealestate.com.au

27 Connor Street, Bacchus Marsh

A Lifestyle Awaits

Family Home, Great Location

Perfectly presented on approx. 3.75 acres with stunning views. 3 bedrooms


with study/4th bedroom & loft/attic. Open plan kitchen/dining/ living area.
Undercover entertaining area with 8 person spa. Slab heating, split system
cooling & ceiling fans. Substantial shedding, carport areas, multiple water
tanks, solar panels, well fenced horse paddock, stable & dam.

3 bedroom family home only a short distance from Main St. The large
master bedroom has his & hers WIR & ens. Bedrooms 2 & 3 have BIRs.
Formal lounge at the front & the family room adjoining kitchen meals
area. Ducted heating & evap cooling. Huge fully covered & paved
outdoor entertaining area. Double garage with access to the backyard.

INSPECT
FOR SALE
CONTACT
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FOR SALE
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By appointment
$849,000
Denise Sniegowski 0456 044 024
arbeerealestate.com.au

6 First Mews, Bacchus Marsh


3

FOR SALE

Sought after area, well presented family home. Large lounge room
with gas log fire, adjoining meals area & as new galley style kitchen
with quality appliances, 3 bedrooms + a study/retreat off the main
bedroom, & spacious bathroom. Gas wall furnace & ducted evap
cooling. Pergola, landscaped gardens, double garage & workshop.

FOR SALE

Classic Period Charm In Great Position

FOR SALE

34 Gaynor Street, Bacchus Marsh

Be Quick For This One

FOR SALE

FOR SALE

FOR SALE

Saturday 17th December 2.00-2.30pm


$449,000
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
arbeerealestate.com.au

10 McCrae Street, Bacchus Marsh

A Great Starter

Brand New Unit Development

A neat 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with 2 living areas on an easy to


maintain block. The home is serviced by ducted heating & there is a
reverse cycle split system a/c in the main living area. The practical
kitchen has a gas cooktop and under bench oven, and an island bench
with a dish washer.

Unit 2 3 Bed, 2 Bathrooms, Open plan living, Single Garage.


Unit 3 3 Bed, 2 Bathrooms, Open plan living, Single Garage.

INSPECT
FOR SALE
CONTACT
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FOR SALE
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Saturday 17th December 12.00-12.30pm


$329,000
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
arbeerealestate.com.au

17 Pine Court, Dales Creek


2

FOR SALE

Saturday 17th December 1.00-1.30pm


$385,000
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
arbeerealestate.com.au

71 Underbank Blvd, Bacchus Marsh

Escape The Rat Race

Entertainers Delight

Whether you want to come home each night to peace and quiet, or a
great little weekend getaway, this 2 bedroom western red cedar
cottage could be just what you are looking for. Set on just over an acre
of natural bush, it is ready to move into and is just 1 hour from
Melbourne.

Beautifully presented home on a large 840m2 approx. 3 bedrooms, all


with BIRs & ens to master. Spacious lounge, updated kitchen/meals
area with double ovens, gas cook top & dishwasher. Ducted heating &
evap cooling & window shutters. 2 undercover entertaining areas,
double carport, a large shed & a multipurpose dwelling.

INSPECT
FOR SALE
CONTACT
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INSPECT
FOR SALE
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WEB

By appointment
$298,000
Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
arbeerealestate.com.au

By appointment
$389,000
Denise Sniegowski 0456 044 024
arbeerealestate.com.au

www.arbeerealestate.com.au
140 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh 5367 2333

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The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016 Page 19

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AUCTION

AUCTION DEC 17TH 11:00AM

3 bedroom weatherboard home


Set in a court with easy access to schools, railway station and central Ballan
10 feet ceilings (approx.)
12m x 6m shed (approx.)
On a 1977 sqm block (approx.) with plenty of space for a caravan or boat
Zoned General Residential
Term: 10% deposit - settlement 30 days or earlier by agreement

Auction: Sat 17th Dec 11am


Inspect: Sat 17th Dec 10:3011:00am
Contact: Rod Grant 0416 231 782
Email: rod@raynerrealestate.com.au

53 SEXTON COURT, GORDON

BURRENDAH THE LIFESTYLE AWAITS

3 bedroom brick/veneer set on 20 acres (approx.)


Spacious kitchen/meals, wood heating, split system and covered BBQ area
Studio which has kitchenette, separate room, toilet/bathroom & split system
Fertile lush ground in peaceful surrounds, good stock fattening paddocks
Ideal facilities with day yards, animal shelters, 4 bay machinery shed, garage
and workshop
Great position with easy access to Western Freeway, rail, Whipstick Forest
& Ballarat University

Private Sale: $625,000


Inspect: By appointment
Contact: Mark Dudley 0409 954 396
Email: mark@raynerrealestate.com.au

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Above ground pool with decking
Dam, 60,000 litres of rain water tanks 9m x 6m garage/workshop

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Inspect: By appointment
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Private Sale: $285,000


Inspect: By appointment
Contact: Rod Grant 0416 231 782
Email: rod@raynerrealestate.com.au

Only 8 kms to Ballan, Zoned Farming Zone (FZ)


Maintained established acreage property
Tree-lined & formed drive, boundary fence windbreaks
Fenced ve paddocks, 3 open horse boxes, cattle yards
2 Dams, tank water, water troughs plus bore water
Power connected to 60 x 20 (approx.) shed
Machinery shed 40 x 20 (approx.), grass circuit

SOLD

Private Sale: $449,000


Inspect: By appointment
Contact: Mark Dudley 0409 954 396
Email: mark@raynerrealestate.com.au

Marcus
Rayner
0418 556 699

Julie
Archon
0422 412 964

3 bedrooms ensuite, study, 2 living areas


Spacious kitchen, gas cooking, dishwasher, large pantry
Double garage with remote door, direct house access
Gas ducted heating, 2 x Split systems
Solar/gas HWS,under cover alfresco area
781 Sqm block with lovely established gardens, garden
shed and water tank
Excellent condition, good location

Mark
Davis
0458 224 405

132 Corner Inglis & Fisken Streets


Ballan

Melonie
Winch
0408 675 011

A touch of class, character, beautiful garden setting


Set on a magnicent 1088m2 sized block
Entry with chequered tiles and feature hallway
4 bedrooms, master with large walk in robe & ensuite
Built in robes in other 3 bedrooms
A light lled fully equipped kitchen
Meals/family area with ease of access to outdoor deck

Graeme
Rayner
0417 559 945

raynerrealestate.com.au

Adam
Tucci
0411 077 128

3 Bedrooms, central living room, kitchen


Bathroom, wood heater, timber oors
Decking, shedding, carport
Terraced gardens with vegetables and grape vines
On 1 acre (approx.) block
Escape from the rat race to this delightful rendered
cottage
Enjoy the secluded location

Mark
Dudley
0409 954 396

Rod
Grant
0416 231 782

5368 1057

Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au

Page 20 The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016

Rayner

We put you rst

33 MADDISON CIRCUIT, BACCHUS MARSH

1/1 CROMARTY CIRCUIT, BACCHUS MARSH

NEW LISTING

OPEN FOR INSPECTION

DREAM BIG

2.5

52sq, 4 year old modern house


Ground level family living space with theatre room, study, rumpus, lounge and powder room
Fresh and classy kitchen with expansive Caesar stone benches and loads of cupboard space
Large windows allow plenty of natural light throughout the home
Huge master suite upstairs with large WIR and full ensuite with double shower and vanity
Grounds in excess of 2000m2 and offers oodles of space
Wide side access and relatively at it would be suitable for a variety of options
Entertain friends and family with the large covered alfresco with built in BBQ all ready to go.

BRAND NEW, GREAT VALUE, SEPARATE TITLE

Private Sale: $599,000-$619,000


Inspect: Saturday 17th December 11.45am12.15pm
Contact: Melonie Winch 0408 675 011
Email: melonie@raynerrealestate.com.au

Private Sale: $310,000


Inspect: Saturday 17th December 11.00-11.30am
Contact: Graeme Rayner 0417 559 945
Email: graeme@raynerrealestate.com.au

10 GRANTLEIGH DRIVE, BACCHUS MARSH

6/38 SOMERTON COURT, BACCHUS MARSH

OPEN FOR INSPECTION

WONDERFULLY SPACIOUS GRANTLEIGH

Private Sale: $515,000


Inspect: Saturday 17th December 12.301.00pm
Contact: Mark Davis 0458 224 405
Email: mark.davis@raynerrealestate.com.au

175 Main Street


Bacchus Marsh

Julie
Archon
0422 412 964

OPEN FOR INSPECTION

Superb 4 bedroom plus study home sitting on approx. 1200m2 of at fertile land
Master is a great size with walk in robe, ensuite with double vanity and shower
All other bedrooms with double built in robes
Separate lounge, large kitchen, dining and family room and individual rumpus or theatre room
The home has exquisitely diverse fixtures and fitting, ducted heating and split system cooling
Kitchen offers a 900mm cooktop and oven, dishwasher, pantry and stone bench tops
Magnificent alfresco area with surround sound system and 6 person jacuzzi in the gazebo
Double garage, double gate side access, established vegie garden, water tank, massive block

Marcus
Rayner
0418 556 699

Suitable for first homebuyers grant


No owners corporation (ie ex Body Corporate)
Features include 3 bedrooms, master with ensuite. Large open plan living, kitchen and dining.
Family bathroom, laundry and toilet
Single garage with automatic door.
Includes oor coverings, blinds and curtains.
Split system air conditioner
Gas cook top and gas hot water service and under bench oven.
Front garden laid out.

AFFORDABILITY AT ITS FINEST

Neat 2 bedrooms unit


Central Darley location, a at walk to public transport, sports and medical facilities
Both bedrooms contain built in robes and the central bathroom features a sizeable shower
To utilise space there is a discreet European laundry positioned next to a tidy kitchen
The modern kitchen comprises of stainless steel appliances and overhead cupboard space
Open living / dining area with reverse cycle split system is comfortable all year round
A cozy courtyard carefully manicured with the help of pittosporums it gives the unit privacy
Perfectly priced for those wanting to begin their property portfolio
Private Sale: $214,000
Inspect: Saturday 17th December 10.1510.45am
Contact: Adam Tucci 0411 077 128
Email: adam@raynerrealestate.com.au

Mark
Davis
0458 224 405

Melonie
Winch
0408 675 011

Graeme
Rayner
0417 559 945

raynerrealestate.com.au

Adam
Tucci
0411 077 128

Mark
Dudley
0409 954 396

Rod
Grant
0416 231 782

5366 3600

Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au 

The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016 Page 21

Rayner

We put you rst

2/21 INGLIS STREET, BACCHUS MARSH

INCREDIBLE ON INGLIS!

108 MUDDY LANE, MYRNIONG

Separately titled home with views from the pergola overlooking Bacchus Marsh.
Formal lounge then into the expansive family, dining and kitchen which are all facing north.
The master bedroom has built in robes and full ensuite and the two double sized bedrooms both
have built in robes.
Featuring ducted heating and cooling, polished hard wood ooring and ample storage.
Low maintenance fully landscaped rear yard and a pergola off the living area
Double lock up garage with remote roller door and rear access through a single roller door.
You will do a double take of the abundance of features packed into this property.

MAGICAL MYRNIONG

Private Sale: $395,000


Inspect: By appointment
Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699
Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au

Private Sale: $780,000


Inspect: By appointment
Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699
Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au

8 PEPPERMINT GROVE, DALES CREEK

40 YOUNG STREET, BACCHUS MARSH

MOST AMAZING TREE CHANGE AWAITS

Spectacular 4 bedrooms, 2 bathroom home with 2 separate living quarters and 2 kitchens
Expansive with giant lounge, family, meals, study nook, another formal lounge and rumpus
Beautiful polished timber oors, high ceilings, neutral colours and fittings that charm
Upstairs is two bedrooms and a lovely bathroom with magnificent deck
Kitchen has quality stainless steel appliances, dishwasher and hand crafted timber island bench
Lavish outdoor BBQ deck with the most peaceful and calming views
Ducted off fire heating, split system cooling, 3 car carport, steel workshed and much more
Truly a special home and location which will want you to stay
Private Sale: $485,000
Inspect: By appointment
Contact: Mark Davis 0458 224 405
Email: mark.davis@raynerrealestate.com.au

Marcus
Rayner
0418 556 699

175 Main Street


Bacchus Marsh

Julie
Archon
0422 412 964

2.5

Brick veneer ranch style family home with views to Mt Blackwood, Geelong and Brisbane Ranges
Master suite has his and her walk through robes with an extremely large ensuite with a 6 jet oval spa
Central living rooms and kitchen with a warming combustion heating in the family room
Formal open dining room, large lounge area with double glass sliding doors out to the rear veranda
Colorbond shed, large enough for 2 cars, large workshop, 3 bay carport / wood shed and a built in bar
with ceiling fan and combustion wood heater;
Manchurian pear trees line the driveway, access from both Muddy Lane and Old Melbourne Highway.
Land size approx. 3.87 acres.

CHARACTER, CHARM AND CHARISMA

Breathtaking fully renovated cottage with a modern twist


Cosy formal lounge with original red clinker open fire place in original part of home
3 bedrooms, one can be used as a study, separate powder room and accommodating laundry
Open plan kitchen, dining and living area, amazing craftsmanship and attention to detail
4 metre waterfall Ceasar stone bench and Silver Ash feature entertaining wall
Reading nook, underoor heating, ducted heating and refrigerated cooling to the original home and
split system to the open plan zone
Master zone with peek-a-boo lower window and glass door that opens onto the private court yard
Fully landscaped gardens with a double lock up garage and workshop really finish the property
Private Sale: $860,000
Inspect: By appointment
Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699
Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au

Mark
Davis
0458 224 405

Melonie
Winch
0408 675 011

Graeme
Rayner
0417 559 945

raynerrealestate.com.au

Adam
Tucci
0411 077 128

Mark
Dudley
0409 954 396

Rod
Grant
0416 231 782

5366 3600

Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au

Page 22 The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016

W
NE TING
LIS

Bacchus Marsh 5 Lodge Street


Beautifully Renovated Weatherboard
on Maddingley Side
Perfectly positioned to all township
amenities this quality home has
thoroughly been renovated throughout.
Highlights include open plan living,
a stunning kitchen, polished timber
ooring, huge alfresco living area,
9m x 9m garage all set on 979 sqm
block. You have to see this one.

Coimadai

Private Sale
Price

$525,000 - 550,000

Inspect

Saturday 11.00-11.30am

Ofce

137 Main Street,


Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128

Contact

Len Smith 0418 343 754


len@lensmith.com.au

Darley 17 Ruddick Court


One For the Family
Outstanding family home, stunning
kitchen, 2 generous living areas,
absolute quality nishes throughout.
Huge alfresco dining, inground pool,
colorbond workshop, landscaped
gardens on 1400 sqm block.

Private Sale
Price

$634,500

Inspect

Saturday 12.00-12.30pm

Contact

Len Smith 0418 343 754

Easy Care Villa on Sydney Street


This quality brand new villa is
positioned with those in mind that wish
to be handy to Main Street shops and
train station. Stunning interiors with
all the quality tout that you come
to expect from todays modern living
standards. Call today to make that
inspection.

Private Sale
Price

$259,500

Inspect

By appointment

Contact

Len Smith 0418 343 754

Great Opportunities in Central Location


Classic brick veneer family home in
peaceful cul-de-sac only minutes to
Main Street shops and train station. Set
on a huge 1587 sqm block with
in-ground pool and paved courtyard.

Private Sale
Price

$295,000 - 325,000

Inspect

Saturday 10.15-10.45am

Ofce

137 Main Street,


Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128

Contact

Len Smith 0418 343 754


len@lensmith.com.au

Bacchus Marsh 33 Pinnacle Court

Darley

53b Seereys Track

Cooee! Cooee! The Call of the Bush


Looking for that piece of Australiana to
call home? 17 acre natural bush setting
located only 8kms from town. Gravel
road frontage, Goodmans Creek access
to rear.

Bacchus Marsh 4 Sydney Street

Private Sale
Price

$449,500

Inspect

Saturday 1.00-1.30pm

Contact

Len Smith 0418 343 754

Lot 2 Victoria Street

Outstanding 1200 SQM Block


This super sized block is located at
end of a private court and is perfectly
at with enough room for everything.
Moments away to schools, shops and
freeway access. Dont miss this one!

Private Sale
Price

$350,000

Inspect

By appointment

Contact

Len Smith 0418 343 754

Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au 

The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016 Page 23

Bacchus Marshs
Newest Boutique
Estate...
www.masonsviews.com.au

TITLES AVAILABLE NOW

1.27

4.08

17
795m2

SO

20.8

4.48

19
703m2

34.52

Reserve

14.0

14.0

13.1

41.28

2
731m2

SOL

3
667m2

20.6

15.54

1
15.2

3
14.8

45.63

4
760m2

38.02

1
603m2

38.4

5.18

13.01

14.0

5
701m2

19.00

41.77

12.7

6
649m2

20.82

26.17

LD
18
705m2

SO

LD

5.00

31.93

6.96

13.08

35.46

LD

44.18

SO

16
764m2

24.61

7
624m2

18.49

19.9

19.74

16.01
23.50

19.01

3.21

26.27

19.29
38.64

Reserve

21.90
37.4

29.93

SO
L

6.00

6.00

SO
L

29.38

26.02

32.02

38.03

SO
L

37.92
4.11

9
541m2

.78

6.00

8
779m2

27

19
.60

10
567m2

.50

SOL

15
1206m2

13.70
29

41.00

19.20

(exisiting home)

11
608m2

4.1

14
1587m2

14.07

41.03

53.73

12
673m2
21.02

23.10

5.4

13
887m2

33.93
.95

21.02

45

16.50

11

9.

.91

24

30.0

Mason's Views Estate is a boutique estate situated in the heart of the bustling
town of Bacchus Marsh, Victoria.
The estate has a unique outlook over a reserve.
Allotments range in size between 608m2 - 1,587m2.
Masons Views Estate is a perfect location to build your dream home.
Located at 1 Masons Lane, Bacchus Marsh, VIC.

Contact: Len Smith 03 5367 8128 or 0418 343 754


2/137 Main Street, BACCHUS MARSH VIC 3340

Page 24 The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016

Trade & Business

AIR CONDITIONING

ANTENNAS

FRIGWORKS

EXPRESS ANTENNAS

REFRIGERATION &
AIRCONDITIONING
SERVICE & INSTALL
Authorised by
The Australian
Refrigeration Council

RTA 34822

0411 649 321


53686363

Email: inquiries@frigworks.com.au

Heavy Duty VHF - FM - AM Antennas


Digital Ready Antennas
Digital Set Top Boxes
Amplifiers
TV & VCR Tuning
Extra Points
All Work Guaranteed
Pensioner Discount
Mob: 0417 711 712

AUTOMOTIVE

Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au

ANTENNAS

7 Days
Ph: 5367 5857

AUTOMOTIVE

AUTOMOTIVE
Complete Maintenance Services
Automotive service and repair
Vehicle hoist install, maintenance & repair
Mobile Service available
Batteries Tyres 4x4 specialist
Material handling repairs & maintenance
CM

AUTOMOTIVE

Qualied and experienced mechanics


Log book servicing
Tyre supply & puncture repairs
Brake replacement including inhouse machining
Oils, lters, coolants available for purchase
VACC accredited
24/7 breakdown towing available

CAR RV TRUCK TYRES


SPECIALIST BALANCING
BATTERIES & ALIGNMENT

AFTER HOURS 24/7 SERVICING


& REPAIRS (by appointment)

Call Simon 0419 750 753

Regional Tyre Service

COURTESY CAR AVAILABLE


2 Smith Street, Maddingley (Map 18 C6)

115 Inglis Street Ballan


Proud supporter of the
Ph 5368 1968
Mob 0409 212
780
100th
E.C Griffith Cup

AUTOMOTIVE

BUILDING

BUILDING

Heritage

Gowland
Constructions
Exhaust, Mechanical
& Fabrication

Engineering and fabrication


Standard and sports exhaust systems
Manual transmission reconditioning
Engine, transmission and dif conversions
Car and 4wd performance enhancements
49A Haddon Drive BALLAN

Ph: 0403 252 794

Registered Builder
(DBU18253)
Specialising in New Homes
and Extensions
Free quotes

Ben 0498 653 088


bgowland@gowlandconstructions.com.au

CONCRETING

Concreting,
Brick &
Cobblestone
Paving
Call Peter
0412 241 625

LUKE ANDREWS
CONCRETING
*Shed Slabs *Exposed
*Coloured Concrete *Slate
*Plain Concrete *Stencil

Maddingley Concreting

0417 535 001

Shane Harber

Call now for a free quote!

MN212G4

A 2B EARTHWORKS
Excavator, Bobcat & Tipper

All types of fencing Retaining walls


Driveways Tree/Waste Removal
Post holes & footings Horse Arenas
Rock Walls Trenching
Dams Redgum Firewood
No job too small. Reliable service and competitive rates.

Phone Andrew 0439 681 120

FENCING
FENCING & HANDYMAN

M: 0433 348 403

Carpet Cleaning, Upholstery, Tile, Grout, Windows, Concrete,


Auto & Marine Upholstery, Vinyl Stripping & Sealing

ABN: 85956460244

Senior
discou
nt

QUALIFIED

CARPCIET
AN
TECHNI

All areas

www.greendalecleaning.com.au

Chain Mesh/
Industrial and Domestic
Dog Runs/Chook Pens
Federation Wire Rural
Paling and Picket Fences
Retaining Walls Colorbond
Concrete and Rock Edging
Contact: 0419 835 770
or AH 5368 2339

Steve 0409 387 657

ELECTRICIAN

2001 Power/Solar Hot Water


Industrial/Automation 035368Solar
Commercial
Energy Management
Residential Have you
had
Free your
LED lighting
2 Osborne
Street,
Bacchus Marsh
lightbulb
moment?

Ph: 5368 2001

0427 386 030

www.keemin.com.au

maddingleyconcreting@outlook.com

ENGINEERING

EXCAVATION

Split systems
New Installations
Renovations
Pat Testing
24 Hour Emergency Service
E: owsmartelectrical@hotmail.com
W: www.owsmartelec.com.au

Traditional & Modern Methods


Restorations Repairs Bathrooms
Period Matching Renovations
Kitchens Extensions Demolition
Small Jobs Welcome
Phone Andrew: 0427 212 549
E: heritagelneco@gmail.com

GREENDALE CLEANING SERVICES

CONCRETING

CONCRETING

ELECTRICIAN

Lane
All Building Services

CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING

REC 5096

ELECTRICIAN

ROSSCO ENGINEERING AND SALES

- Manufacturing - Metals - Engineering On Site


What everybody ought
- Hydraulic Hoses & Fittings - Powder Coating
COMMERCIAL
know about FREE
LED
- Sand Blasting - Custom Fabrication - to
Welding
INDUSTRIAL
- Steel Sales - Engineering Supplieslighting upgrades
RESIDENTIAL
13 Reddrop St, Bacchus Marsh
There are so many offers out there for
CHRIS TABB
PH: 5367
1141 Who can youCALL
FREE solutions.
trust?
Mob 0419 397 393
AH: 0418Keemin
301
are 841
a local business in operation since 1984.
www.rosscoengineering.com.au

FENCING

ballaneeelectrical@bigpond.com

We employ licensed electricians and guarantee our work.


YES we can replace halogen lamps for FREE, and YES LEDs
perform better and last longer.

FENCING

Farm Equine
Chain Mesh Timber
Colorbond All Types
Ben: 0427 341 908

Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au 

Trade & Business

The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016 Page 25

FENCING

FIBREGLASS

GARDENING

GARAGE DOORS

PREMIER FENCING

Fibreglass Repairs
& Production

GARDEN
SERVICES

Door Services Victoria

ALL TYPES

Specialists in
Farm Security Household Guardrail
Post Holes Dug

Phone Mick 0429 681 139

GENERAL MAINTENANCE

FIX

IT

GENERAL MAINTENANCE
WE DO IT ALL
General Garden & House Maintenance
Rubbish Removal Mowing
Gutter Cleaning
Landscaping
Small tree trimming Paving
& removal
Painting

Marine Transport
Architectural
Design
Patterns and Moulds
Pre-sale clean ups
Trailer Repairs

Mowing, weeding, pruning,


general garden maintenance,
rubbish removal
Reliable, prompt service,
Free quotes no obligation,
fully insured

Call Jim 0429671902

Chris 0400 840 717

HANDYMAN

KENNELS

Marks Handyman
Service

COVAINE

*Repairs and New Doors


*Remotes and Motors
*All Types of Servicing
*24 hrs 7 Days
*Eftpos Available
Call Andrew 0417 385 483
www.doorservicesvic.com.au

MOTOR WRECKERS
BALLAN MOTOR
WRECKERS

Boarding Kennels & Cattery

fixit.wedoitall@gmail.com

Complete Home Maintenance


Assemblies Carpentry
Gutter Clearing
Mowing Painting
Plastering Tiling
No Job too Small
Mobile: 0458 831 657

Dog & Cat Boarding Spacious Pens & Large Exercise Areas
Special Needs Catered for Affordable Rates No Hidden Extras
Discount for Seniors (Except Peak) Inspection Welcome

26 HADDON DRIVE BALLAN 3342

MOWER REPAIR

PAINTING

PAINTING

PAVING

Brad: 0427 725 192

Friendly and Honest Service


Free pick-up and delivery

Contact John
0400 999 474

New and used parts for


most makes and models.

www.covainekennels.com.au

Vehicles wanted Free pickup.

Tel: 0457 422 092

Wallpaper Minor Plastering Repairs


Grafti Removal New Homes
Restoration & Repainting of
Residential Properties
Decking Specialists

jcfarley@iinet.net.au

Ph: (03) 5368 2888

WARREN PAVING

TOPLINE COATINGS

BALLAN GORDON
MOWERS & CHAINSAWS
We Repair: Lawnmowers,
Ride-ons, Chainsaws,
Brushcutters, Slashers,
Pumps, Generators, etc.

BALLAN

Brick Driveways
Pathways
Sprinkler Systems
Brick Letterboxes/BBQs
Patios
Concreting for Sheds
Retaining Walls
Dingo Mini Digger
Ph: 5369 5239
Mob: 0411 263 736

Master Painter & Decorator


BCD40106
General Domestic & Commercial Painting
MBA126237
Wallpapering, Faux & Specialised finishes
Complete Handyman & property maintenance service
Plastering & General building repairs
Free Quotes

Contact Neil Harty Ph: 5367 1776


Mob: 0418 312 288 Email: neilharty1@gmail.com

Balliang East

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

PLUMBING

LEETE PLUMBING SERVICES


GENERAL PLUMBING
& MAINTENANCE
GUTTERS & DOWN PIPES
HOT WATER SERVICE
CHANGEOVERS
DRAIN CLEANING
TRENCHING

SHORCANE CONSTRUCTIONS

BALLAN PLUMBING PTY LTD

reg 20152

SEPTIC CLEANING
Septic Tank
Ivers
Cleaning
Liquid
Service
Grease Traps Waste
Septic Tanks
Triple Interceptors
Industrial Waste
Hayden Ivers
Mob: 0419 400 025
Ph: (03) 5367 3016

TRANSPORT

Renovations Bathroom Kitchens


General Carpentry Pergolas Decks
Roofing Retaining Walls Tiling Painting Plaster
Bobcat & Tipper Hire Programmed property maintenance

Specialising in Waste Water Treatment Systems


Krystel Kleer ADV 5000 treatment plant
Septic tanks installation and problem solving
General Plumbing Pump sales and service
Hot water sales and installation
Come visit us at our retail shop

155 Inglis Street BALLAN

Big or small jobs - Guaranteed and Insured

shorcane@gmail.com

Phone: 03 5368 1036

Ray 0419 544 332

Email: ballan.plumbing@netconnect.com.au
www.ballanplumbing.com.au

PO Box 250 Bacchus Marsh VIC 3340

SMASH REPAIRS

SURVEYOR

TILER

BODY CLINIC

LAND
SURVEYOR

26 HADDON DRIVE BALLAN 3342

Ph: (03) 5368 2888

Licensed Surveyor
Tel: 0427 847 930
Email: ajwalsh@mmnet.com.au

TILER
Floor and Wall
Household
Commercial
No job too small
FREE measure
& quote
0400 642 727

TREE REMOVAL

TREE LOPPING

TREE REMOVAL

SMASH REPAIRS

-VACC Accredited -All work guaranteed


-Courtesy Car available by appointment
- Repairer for all insurance companies
- Low Bake Oven for Factory Finish
- Car-o-liner chassis straightener
- Dustless sanding - Spot welder
- 24hr secured, monitored premises

Title Boundary Surveys


Adverse Possession and
Title Application Surveys
Subdivisions
Feature and Contour Plans

JAMES WALSH

KN162880

PH: 0427 502 760

MN10071G

PLUMBING

A & J TREE
LOPPING &
REMOVAL
Tree Trimming & Felling
Stump Removal
Mulching Service
Fully Insured
Phone Allan Fenwick
0447 000 740

Wont be beaten on price


All work GUARANTEED
and INSURED

Free Quotation & Same Day Service

Jack 0409 289 700

TREE REMOVAL &


STUMP GRINDING
DANGEROUS TREES
& LIMBS REMOVED
LIMITED ACCESS
SPECIALISTS

Phone Doug: 5368 6487


Mobile: 0423 001 329
Reliable and Professional

TOWN PLANNERS

WASTEWATER
Wastewater
Systems
Pty Ltd

Supply, Service
and Installation
of Wastewater
Treatment Systems
155 Inglis St, Ballan
Ph: 5368 2410

Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au

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LOCAL CLASSIFIEDS

Classified ad bookings close 12PM Friday.


Bookings on (03) 5368 1966 or by email
sales@themooraboolnews.com.au

DEATH NOTICE

GARAGE SALE

HINE, Peter
In loving memory
of PJ.
You will be
sadly missed
- Dot, Graeme,
Russell and Kendall

HINE, Peter
Taken too soon.
Wonderful memories of
a much-loved brotherin-law and uncle
- Nadine, Phil,
Courtney and Jay

Saturday 17th December


9am-2pm
246 Camerons Road,
Coimadai
All things must go,
heaps of dollar items.
Camping gear, furniture,
toys, picture frames,
ornaments, DVDs, CDs,
household items,
electrical, fans, shoes
and bags.

DEATH NOTICE

THANK YOU

WATER

FOR SALE

FOR SALE

WHITE - Verna Hamilton.


18.10.1927 06.12.2016
Aged 89 Years
Late of Brighton formerly of Geelong and 43 Graham Street,
Bacchus Marsh. Passed away peacefully in the company of her
loving daughter Heather and son Graham at Elanora Nursing
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Sport

Ballan Cricket Club

Daniel Pascoe 55 not out. Photos Chris Thom

Mick Nolan almost brings in a spectacular catch.

Cody Gates bowling for the U13s.

Ballan 1 St X1
Ballan 7/389 def Mt Clear 154 & 6/138
Batting - M Nolan 157, J McGregor 115, H Micallef 41 no, B
Loughnane 22, M Currie 10 no
Bowling 1st Innings - R Aquilina 15-2-4/53, C Dunne 10-0-3/37, B
Masters 8.1-2-2-30
Bowling 2nd Innings - H Micallef 11-5-5/20, R Aquilina 9-2-2/43
Ballan took to the field this week, with great bowling by all bowlers
led by Ryan Aquilinas 4/53 that kept wickets falling regularly
throughout the afternoon, to have Mt Clear 1st Innings all out for
154. Ballan put Mt Clear back into bat hoping to bowl them out in
37 overs. Despite a great performance by Hayden Micallef with
the ball of 5/20 Ballan fell just short of obtaining an outright win.
Ballan 2nd X1
Ballan 131 def Darley 90
Batting - R Ranieri 48, T Trickey 34
Bowling - T Trickey 8-1-3/24, T Connor 8-2-2/19, R Lindsay 2.2-02/11, R Ranieri 7-1-1/19, J Gibbs 5-0-1/15
For the second week Ballans batting let them down, only three
batsman made double figures. The bowling and fielding was very
good, they kept it tight putting pressure on the batsmen to come
away with a well-earned win.
Under 16
Ballan 4/281 def Coronet City 97
Batting - D Graham 100 ret no, R Ranieri 87, J McGregor 28, J
Crowe 26
Bowling - R Ranieri 6-2-3/9, B Rivett 3.2-0-2/15, J McGregor
4-1-2/10
Ballan started well with the ball as Riely Ranieri took 3/9 off his
6 overs and Ben Rivett chipping in with figures of 2/15. Good
fielding from Ballan with a runout from Banjo Leahy kept Coronet
to all out for 97.
Under 13
Ballan 1/337 def Golden Point White 84
Batting - V Weatherhead 30 ret no, G Muir 28 ret no, C Gates 14 ret
no, J Jarvis 25 no, K Heafield 22 no
Bowling - T Cox 4-0-3/8, D Pascoe 5-2-3/5, V Weather head 3-22/2, J Jarvis 3-0-1/4, M Golding 0.4-1-1/0
Ballan batted first with excellent batting by all not losing a wicket
for the morning with all the boys working in excellent partnerships.
When Ballan went out to field they kept Golden Point to all out for
84 in 17 overs. The bowling was led by Daniel Pascoe with 2/4 and
Tom Cox 3/5, well supported by excellent fielding.
Under 12
Ballan 7/118 def Melton West Saints 51
Batting - J Jarvis 16 ret no, M Golding 14 ret no, V Weatherhead 11
ret no, A McIlwaine 6 ret no, E Boland 6 ret no, N Loft 5 ret no, Z
Vincent 6 no, K Heafield 5 no.
Bowling - J Jarvis 2-2-1/0, B Conroy 2-0-1/5, J Black 2-0-1/6, A
Harbright 1-0-1/2, K Heafield 2-1-1/2, M Golding 1.3-0-2/2.
The team was rewarded this week for all their efforts with the first
win for the season.

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Bacchus Marsh Bowls

By Tyler Maher

Results Round 9
A poor finish to the year continued for Division 1 with three
late exclusions lost during the week compounding the run
of less than desirable form, and culminating in a loss to a
Romsey side now looking optimistically towards finals
rather than relegation.
Romsey jumped the more favoured Marsh Bulls from the
outset and never looked back, keeping them at arms length
for the entire match.
The only shining light for the visitors was Craig Norris
rink, leading by up to 20 at one point before finishing 12 shot
victors.
L Keane lost 21-28, A Dodd 15-30 and J Webster 18-31 in the
84-107, 2-16 defeat.
Bacchus Marsh must regroup after the Christmas break if
they are any chance of snatching a finals spot.
Division 2 went down to Diggers Rest at home 84-88, 4-14
and have slipped to third on the ladder, 17 points clear of
Macedon in fifth.
Division 3 remain on the bottom of the ladder after travelling
to Kyneton and 48-74, 2-14.

Bacchus Marsh Bulls v St Anthonys


Photos Tim Saultry

Bacchus Marsh Little Athletics


Ballan Golf Club
Results - Week ending Saturday 10 December
Wednesday Stableford
Winner- Barry Sims 37 points,
R/up John McLeod 35 points.
NTP - 15thJohn McLeod
Magpie - 14thBarry Sims
Saturday Stableford
(2nd Round House Teams)
A Grade - winner Bob Arklay (10) 37 points,
R/up Peter Di Fiore (11) 36 points on c/b fromRick Roden.
B Grade - winner Rob Brown (22) 40 points,
R/up Kev Lockman (16) 36 points.
C Grade - winnerJohn Ryan (33) 37 points
on c/b from John Muhlhan.
NTPs - 2nd Jimmy Walsh, 12thIan Bragge,
15thKen Rob Brown.
Magpies - 14th Anthony Moore, 18th Peter Clifford.
Balls 9, Cut-off 35: Ken Muhlhan, Michael Di Fiore,
John Muhlhan, Kevin Lockman, Rick Roden, Peter Di Fiore,
Bob Arklay, John Ryan, Rob Brown.

Nelson Banigo breaking


the 300m centre record.

The Bacchus Marsh Little Aths. Photos - submitted

Nelson Banigo (Eagles) made it a clean sweep on the track


for this season, breaking the Under 8 300 metres in a new
record time of 55.84 secs. Nelson now holds all Boys Under
8 track records. Emma Stewart (Blues) & Zali Lorenc Young
(Dolphins) both recorded 5 PBs.
This Friday evening the Centre will be conducting a twilight
meet commencing at 5pm. A BBQ will be held and a special
visit from Santa. The Christmas Raffle will also be drawn
during the evening. This will be the final Centre meet for
2016.

Next Saturday BMLAC will have 6 teams representing


the Centre at the State Relay Championships at Lakeside
Stadium.
Boys U 09 4200 Metre
Girls U 11 4100 Metre
Girls U 11 4200 Metre
Mixed U 11 4100 Metre
Mixed U 11 4200 Metre
Girls U 14 - 4x100 Metre
Little Aths will recommence in 2017 on Saturday 14 January.

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Sport

The Moorabool News 13 December, 2016 Page 29

Darley Cricket

Seniors
The Darley Lions First XI
have ended the 2016 season
on a positive note, defeating
Brown Hill by 125 runs in
their two-day fixture completed last weekend.
After opening batsman Lachie Herring set up the game
for the Lions with his unbeaten 134 in the first week
of the game, Sri Lankan
spinner Hasitha Wickramasinghe mesmerised the
Brown Hill batsmen, recording his first five-wicket haul
of the season to lead the Lions to victory.
Wickramasinge (6/43 off 13
overs) took key wickets at
regular intervals, aided by
some tight bowling at the
opposite end allowing the
crafty spinner to attack the
batsmen and install the Lions at the top of the ladder.
Darleys Second XI were always going to have the job in
front of them trying to chase
down Buninyongs score of
345 that they compiled in
the first week, with the Lions
bowled out for 170.
A 43 run partnership for the
third wicket between opener
Hamish Wheeler (36) and
young gun Mitch Ward (16)
and a similarly impressive
49 run ninth-wicket partnership between top scorer
Brendan Densley (59) and
Josh Calvitto (20) were the
highlights.
The Lions Third XI had a
day to forget, losing outright
to Brown Hill in their biggest
loss of the season to date.
After dismissing Darley for
125 last week and starting

the day at 3/115, Brown Hill


put on a quick-fire 142 runs
without losing a wicket,
before declaring at 3/257 to
give Darley a target of 132
to make to avoid an outright
loss.
After losing early wickets,
skipper Liam Jordan (36) and
Clint Salisbury (25) steadied
the ship, but when Salisbury was dismissed with
the score on 56, it triggered
a Lions batting collapse as
they were soon all out for
88, giving Brown Hill the
maximum ten points from
the game.
After a bye last weekend,
the Lions Fourth XI were
back in action in a one-day
fixture against Ballan, and
would have fancied their
chances after winning the
toss and sending Ballan into
bat, then dismissing them
for 111 and only allowing
three batsmen into double
figures. Andrew Bird was
the best of the Darley bowlers, returning figures of 3/11
from his eight overs, whilst
Brandon Hughes, Tim Gallagher and Lane Havelberg all
claimed two wickets each.
The Lions were looking
strong at 2/53 with the inform Darren Hynes and
Greg Simmons at the crease,
but when Hynes was dismissed for 27 with the team
score on 53, Ballan claimed
wickets in quick succession to bundle the Lions out
for 90, with only Simmons
(20) and captain Jim Shea
(12 not out) providing any
resistance.
Juniors
The Lions 16 & Under team
have broken through for

their first win of the season,


defeating Wendouree by two
wickets at the Darley Hub.
Set 207 to win, the chase
started awkwardly when
captain Corey Beaton was
dismissed for just six, which
set the scene for Mitch Ward
and Bryce Galea to come
together and steer the Lions
into a winning position.
When Galea was dismissed
for a well-made 73 with the
score on 137, having seen
Ward depart for 30 not long
before, the Lions middle order stood up with important
contributions from Regan
King (15), wicketkeeper
Jordan Monaghan (15) and
Rockey Hoey dismissed for
20.
Next week is the last game
for 2016.
The Lions 14 & Under First
XI had victory in their sights
after entering the second
day of their match against
Wendouree White. They
soon dismissed Wendouree,
who were 7/94 after the first
half of their innings, for 127
after just six overs of play.
Austin Macbeth took two of
the remaining three wickets to return figures of 3/29,
with Ben Taylor taking the
other second-day wicket to
give him two for the game.
With the game already in
their keeping, the Lions recommenced their innings
on 3/148 and moved to 7/261
by the end of play, with
Will Johnson the dominant
second-day batsmen with an
impressive 42 not out to go
with Jaylen Altays first-day
half century.
After entering the second
week of their match against
Mount Clear with the game

well and truly in the balance,


Darleys 14 & Under Second
XI side were unsuccessful in
their quest for victory, with
the Mounties coming out on
top.
Mount Clear recommenced
their innings at 4/107, and
was dismissed three overs
short of their allotment for
211.
Tyler OHehir was the pick
of the Darley bowlers with
3/29, whilst skipper Luke
Haywards took two firstweek wickets and Logan
Moffat also chipped in with
a pair of wickets.
Recommencing their innings on 3/114, Moffat was
dismissed early and the Darley wickets fell at an alarming rate to be all out for 136.
Best with the bat were Aaron
Cadman (52 retired) and
Luke Hayward (18).
The Under 12 sides had
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Melton Centrals Red, but the
Darley Cubs going down to
Eynesbury Eagles Green.
The Pride made 7/176 in
the first week of their game,
holding Melton Centrals Red
to 9/133 in the second week
to record an impressive win.
The Cubs werent as successful this game, with the
Eagles making 4/165 off
their 20 overs. Mitchell Wells
returned the impressive figures of 2/5 off his four overs,
including a double-wicket
maiden. The Cubs could
only manage 5/110, with
Lachie Nash 12 not out, Patrick Jarvinen also on 12 and
Malakie McLoughlin topscored with 17.

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Dual wheels, in good
original condition.
$12,500 ono Ph 0400 127 814

MOTORHOME SUNLINER
ECLIPSE (Reg ZCS 275)
Ford transit 2004. Diesel.
2/3 berth. Gas stove, internal
heater, hot water, Toilet and
shower, 3 way fridge, solar
Panels. Air bag suspension.
Excellent Condition. $70.000
Phone - 0428 689 397.

1997 HALLMARK DELUXE


CD player, solar,
2 gas bottles, Fridge,
microwave, double bed.
Reg. Q85859.
$14,000
Ph 0452 413 629

2009 MODEL JAYCO HAWK


PopTop, comes with everything,
open plan with club lounge,
awning/annexe, battery back
up, bed flys, front boot, outside
locker, powerpoint & light.
(Reg S79855) $19,000 REDUCED
TO $16,500 Ph 0416 027 036
As seen at Crossroads Trading

JAYCO WESTPORT POP TOP


2001, 17ft, awning and full
annexe, peak condition, kept
under cover, island bed, reverse
cycle air cond. TV and antenna,
crockery, cutlery, full oven,
level rides. $18,000 or best offer.
(Reg P23163)
Contact RON 0438 090 547.

BALLAN PLUMBING

Service & supplies of all plumbing needs


155 Inglis St, Ballan Phone: 5368 1036 Fax: 5368 1510 www.ballanplumbing.com.au

Proud supporter of
all district sport!

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TRITON GLX+
4WD DIESEL2

$33,990

DRIVE
AWAY 4

ASX LS
2WD

AFTER $2,000 FACTORY BONUS ON


ALL TRITON 4X4 DOUBLE CAB PICK UPS
1

DRIVE
AWAY 4

FREE AUTO UPGRADE 3 WORTH $2,500


BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY
& AUDIO STREAMING
18 ALLOY WHEELS
REVERSING CAMERA
TOUCH SCREEN
DIGITAL AUDIO
7 AIRBAGS

TOUCH SCREEN AUDIO


REVERSING CAMERA
16 ALLOY WHEELS
7 AIRBAGS
SIDE STEPS
REAR STEP
B U M PE R

LANCER
ES SPORT

$25,000

$20,990
$20

DRIVE
AWAY 4

FREE AUT
AUTO
TO UPGR
UPGRADE 3 WORTH $2,000

NEW 2017 MODEL YEAR

OUTLANDER LS
2WD AUTO 7 SEATS

$29,990

BLUETOOTH CONN
CONNECTIVITY & AUDIO STREAMING
TOUCH SCREEN DIGITAL AUDIO
REVERSING CAMERA
CLIMATE CONTROL
LE
RUNN
PS

DRIVE
AWAY 4

DUAL ZONE
CLIMATE CONTROL
REVERSING
CAMERA

THE
T
TH
E TIME OF YOUR LIFE STARTS NOW
KINGS CARS  MITSUBISHI BALLARAT
LEARMONTH ROAD. WENDOUREE. T. 5338 4000 KINGSCARS.COM.AU LMCT9931
Participating Mitsubishi dealers. While stocks last. Mitsubishi reserves the right to extend or modify these offers. Offers available on new vehicles purchased and delivered between 1 Dec and 31 Dec 2016. Excludes Government, Rental & National Fleet buyers. See participating dealers for full terms and conditions. 1. $2,000 Factory Bonus on Triton 4x4 double cab pickups
has been deducted from the normal drive away price. 2. Free auto upgrade from manual to automatic transmission on 16MY Lancer, ASX 2WD LS, 16MY Outlander 2WD LS. 3. Recommended DRIVE AWAY selling price, including 12 months registration, CTP insurance, Stamp Duty & Dealer Delivery. Excludes Government, Rental & National Fleet customers. DIAMOND
ADVANTAGE: NEW VEHICLE WARRANTY: 5 years or 100,000km (whichever occurs first). Service conditions apply. *CAPPED PRICE SERVICING: 4 years or 60,000km (whichever occurs first). Covers all items specified under the standard Regular Service Table for normal operating conditions detailed in the service and warranty booklet. Additional service/repair items (if
required) are at additional cost. ^ ROADSIDE ASSIST (Service conditions apply). For purchase of new Mitsubishi vehicles, your initial 12 month roadside assist will be extended for a period of 12 months from the date of the most recent eligible Capped Price Service for that vehicle performed at an authorised Mitsubishi dealer. Roadside assist, if extended in accordance with
these items, is available for a maximum of up to 5 years. Conditions apply.

from

16,990

drive
away*

Sat Nav & Reversing Camera


355L boot space
5.1L/100km

WITH APPLE CARPLAY

from

$
Bluetooth connectivity

Cruise control

14,990

Remote keyless entry

drive
away*

RUNOUT
SAVE $1,000

from

22,990

$
Sat Nav & Reversing Camera

5.8L/100km

drive
away**

17 alloy wheels

WITH APPLE CARPLAY

KINGS CARS - SUZUKI BALLARAT


LEARMONTH ROAD. WENDOUREE. T. 5338 4000 KINGSCARS.COM.AU LMCT9931
suzuki.com.au
Limited offers, while stocks last. These offers are only available at participating Suzuki automobile dealers. Private buyers only. Vehicles must be purchased and delivered between 1/12/16 and 31/12/16 to be eligible for these offers. *RRP based on manual model. Premium metallic paint $500 extra. ADR 81/02 results for manual transmission. **RRP based on manual model. Premium metallic
paint $500 extra. Premium two-tone paint $1,250 extra. ADR 81/02 results for 2WD manual transmission. NEDC Fuel Consumption figures may not mimic real-life driving conditions and should be considered for comparison against other vehicles only. Apple CarPlay is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. For full terms and conditions go to Suzuki.com.au/CappedPriceService

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MEET OUR LOCAL


LEGENDS AT
MELTON TOYOTA.

THIS IS LANDCRUISER COUNTRY.

toyota.com.au/landcruiser-200
As well as looking bold with its aggressive grille and protruding hood on the outside,
the inside is just as impressive with a range of luxurious creature comforts and a host of
safety features. Its ready for the toughest conditions, with its Kinetic Dynamic Suspension
System (KDSS) making intelligent adjustments and the CRAWL Control* allowing you to

maintain a low constant speed on slippery, uneven surfaces. Whether on the road, crawling
through muddy rivers or battling the bush, LandCruiser 200 is engineered to handle the
hard stuff.
LandCruiser 200. King off the Road.

Melton Toyota

143-147 High Street,


Melton
T 03 8746 0300
LMCT 1976

meltontoyota.com.au

CRAWL Control is a driver assist technology and should not be used as a substitute for safe driving practices. Areas into which the vehicle is driven must be visually monitored.

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SUMMER SPECIALS
Husqvarna Ride On
Z246i Zero Turn
V-Twin engine - 23hp
Easy access controls

$40

ORDER NOW

(delivery available)
(one only)

$5750

Husqvarna Ride On
TS242
V-Twin engine - 20hp
Cruise Control

3 piece

$440
(one only)

10%
OFF

$4030

Husqvarna Ride On
TS138
Intek engine - 17.5hp

All Daken Electric


Fence Equipment

$3050

(one only)

STOCKFEED DELIVERY RUN CAPPED AT $5 per delivery

THURS: Mt Wallace, Beremboke, Gordon, Mt Egerton, Ballan FRI: Greendale, Myrniong


FARM SUPPLIES / EQUIPMENT FIREWOOD & GAS STOCK FEED & PET FOOD
SADDLERY & EQUINE SAND, SOIL & GARDEN HUSQVARNA PRODUCTS RAIN WATER TANKS

TRADING HOURS:
MONDAY TO FRIDAY 8AM - 5PM
SATURDAY 8AM - 4PM
TELEPHONE: 5368 1199
461 OLD MELBOURNE ROAD, BALLAN
SPECIALS AVAILABLE UNTIL 21 DECEMBER OR WHILE STOCKS LAST

MN3516G

CHRISTMAS TRADING DAYS:


CLOSED: Sunday 25th, Monday 26th, Tuesday 27th December and Monday 2nd January