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Police are focusing on anything motorcycle related and the behaviour of other road users. The passenger on the motorbike (above) died after a vehicle turned in front them on the Ballan-Geelong Road, Ballan
in 2012. Photo Helen Tatchell

Bikes on the radar

By Kate Taylor

Reducing motorcycle related trauma on


local roads is the aim of a new campaign
set to run through January and February.
Bacchus Marsh police and the Transport
Accident Commission have joined forces
to target behaviours of road users that
puts motorcycle riders at risk.
Well be focusing on offences in
Bacchus Marsh, anything motorcycle
related, and focusing on the behaviour
of other road users which contributes
to motorcycle trauma - speeding drivers

and all that kind of thing, said Bacchus


Marsh Sergeant Mark Bacon.
And they know where to look
information from collision reports
has been used to identify hotspots of
motorcycle trauma and fatalities, with
the trauma locations set to play host to
a strong police presence over summer.
Sgt Bacon explained that Bacchus
Marsh is one of three locations in the
state granted funding by the TAC to run
the campaign.
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reduce.
When it comes to motorcycle safety, the
requirements are surprisingly minimal
theres no actual legislation in place
requiring motorcycle riders to wear
protective gear other than an approved
helmet, riders are legally allowed to ride
in shorts and thongs.
Approved helmets is one of the checks
that will be made during the operation,
also checking that the engine capacity
of the bike is appropriate to the level

allowed on the license and also, that


the rider actually has a license.
And were looking at speeding, which
is a high contributor to injuries when
motorcycles are speeding, and when
cars are speeding and they impact
motorcycles.
Drug and alcohol impaired drivers will
also be targeted.
Pretty much anything you shouldnt
be doing on the road, well be targeting.
The campaign will run from 7 January
to 25 February.

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He was last seen around 1pm at his home address in Ballan
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By Jessica Howard

One of the men accused


of killing Springbank war
veteran Ken Handford may
withdraw his guilty plea following the surface of new
information.
Adam Williamson pleaded
guilty last year to theft,
aggravated burglary and
murder.
He was listed to face a plea
hearing in the Supreme
Court of Victoria in December, however on the second
day of the hearing new information emerged, which
alleged that Williamson was
not in the room at the time of
Mr Handfords murder.
Mr Handford was tied up
and stabbed 13 times on the
eve of his 90th birthday.
He was left to suffer for
nearly five hours before his
death.
Williamsons lawyer, Richard Edney, told Justice Jane
Dixon on December 16 that
his client was not in the room
when the 90-year-old greatgrandfather was stabbed to
death by co-accused, Jonathon Cooper.
He said Williamson was
unaware that the murder
was taking place, meaning it

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was necessary to withdraw


his guilty plea to murder under section 3a of the Crimes
Act.
Section 3a involves unintentional killing in the course of
a crime of violence.
Mr Edney said Williamson
was aware Cooper had a
double-bladed knife when
they set out to burgle Mr
Handfords house, however was not complicit in the
knife being brandished.
He said this was the basis of
his clients guilty plea.
Justice Jane Dixon said if

Williamson wanted to apply


to change his plea, a proper
application needed to be
made.
She said while the case had
taken an unusual turn, it
was necessary to follow the
proper processes, which
would include a mini trial.
Williamson will return to
court on February 27, where
a formal application will be
made.
Co-accused Jonathon Cooper will re-appear on February 15 for a separate plea
hearing.

The New Year is expected to bring an


outcome to planning panel hearings held
in relation to the Lal Lal wind farm.
The project, originally developed by
WestWind Energy, has since been sold to
Chinese company Goldwind.
Goldwind is the largest turbine
component producer in the world, but has
had a controversial history in Australia
following the misplacement of turbines on
a site in New South Wales.
A proposed amendment to the original
planning permit was the subject of panel
hearings held in Ballarat in late 2016, with
the proposal of mega turbines concerning
local residents as well as environmental
groups.
John McMahon heads one of the strongest
lobbyist groups in relation to the wind
farm, the Lal Lal Environment Protection
Group, which has opposed the size of the
turbines, as well as other critical issues
including turbine placement.
Many members of our community did
themselves proud in their attendance at the
hearings, in spite of most of them sxxxing
themselves - their language not mine a
Planning Panel is a gruelling process for
locals to go through, Mr McMahon said.
The panel is expected to deliver its report
by mid-January, following which the
Planning Minister will make a decision on
the amendment application.

Approval has been given for a 17-lot


industrial subdivision in Maddingley, despite
seven objections lodged by neighbouring
residents.
The December 7 council meeting heard
the application for a 17-lot subdivision of
currently vacant land at Kennedy Place, a
three-hectare parcel of land that borders
the Maddingley cemetery on its Western
boundary.
The site is zoned industrial, but is also
within 30m of a residential zone.
Residents argued that the future uses of
the lots are unknown, and therefore the
subdivision poses a risk to residents.
Plans were amended following the objections
to show a landscape buffer between the
industrial area and the residences.
A report prepared by council officers and
tabled at the meeting recommended that the
application be supported.
The subdivision provides for a range of lot
sizes including smaller industrial
lots that are in demand for small service
industries, the report noted.
It is important to note that each lot to be
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Pollies regional road trip


It was a rather shadowy
start to the festive season in
Ballan but in a good way.
The vast majority of Victorias state government
shadow ministry met in the
town, a week before Christmas, to discuss local issues
with local people.
Mayor David Edwards said
it was a good opportunity
to speak to them and get to
know them.
It was good of them to
come into Moorabool for it,
Mayor Edwards said.
The meeting was also attended by other representatives, including from the
City of Ballarat and Golden
Plains Shire Council, as
well as Police and CFA
representatives.
Delivering the introduction, Mayor Edwards said
at the meeting that often the
regional areas are neglected,
and pointed out that when
Mathew Guy was Planning
Minister he was instrumental in getting the peri-urban
areas recognised.
Its important to get jobs in
regional Victoria, we dont
want to see 50-60 per cent
of our workforce travelling
into Melbourne; Id love to
see growth in regional Victoria, Mayor Edwards said.
Small towns like Bungaree, and Springbank etc.
have infrastructure in place;
ovals, and recreation facilities, but only 500 people.
Theres a great opportunity
for population growth as we
have our small town policy
in Moorabool shire - I see
your vision on your 2050
plan and I look forward to
working with you to solve
some of Moorabool Shires
problems.
Shadow Minister Mathew
Guy also spoke at the
meeting.
We have been talking

population today and have


taken the shadow cabinet
ministers out of the CBD
its never been done before,
Mr Guy said.
Opportunity is immense
in these places, it will change
how our state will grow.
You have towns that can
sustain population growth

as you have infrastructure


in place. There is a need to
create a migration process to
get people here to regional
Victoria, it is not a one-sizefits-all policy, its everything
we need to have a holistic
approach to our state. We
need input to bring the periurban central.

Moorabool Mayor David Edwards with MPs (L-R) Robert Clark and Brad Battin.

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By Steven Barnes

Ballan Railway Station (cica 1903). A mixed train is shown at the platform. Photograph courtesy of Don and Helen Fraser and Ballan
Shire Historical Society

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When the trains pulled into
the Ballan Railway Station
on December 22 it marked
a very significant milestone.
It was 130-years since the
terminus between Ballarat
and Melbourne opened in
1886.
Before this time, Ballarat
was linked to Melbourne via
the Melbourne-Geelong and
Geelong-Ballarat Lines.
A small celebration was
hosted by V/Line at the Ballan Railway station on the
morning of December 22,
with local commuters enjoying free coffee and a sausage
sizzle.
A V/Line spokesperson
said Ballan was an important part of Australias largest regional public transport
network.
We are thrilled to celebrate

the 130th anniversary of the


opening of the station with
the local community.
Three years after the official
opening of the railway station, the final section of the
direct line from Melbourne
to Ballarat was completed
following the extension between Ballan and Bacchus
Marsh.
The extension was once described as the heaviest railway work carried out in the
same distance in Australia.
The extension was close to
30-kilometres in length and
included 16 bridges.
Today, Ballan Railway Station is serviced by more than
220 V/Line train services
each week, as well as scheduled coaches and the Night
Network.
The station is staffed each
weekday from 5:30am to
1pm.

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Can I or cant I?
By Kate Taylor

Natalie Grero, MSC Library Programs coordinator with


Andy Smith and Moira Smith from the Neighbours Place.
Photo - MSC

A fine lot of
donations

By Jessica Howard

Its never fun to have to pay a fine, but Moorabool Shire


residents have got into the spirit and donated food in
exchange for late library fees.
More than 400 items of non-perishable food have been
donated to the Moorabool Shire Library Services Food for
Fines initiative.
In its second year, the initiative aims to help families in the
lead up to Christmas.
Moorabool Shire Council CEO Rob Croxford said quite a
few food items were also donated by people without library
fines.
Thanks to the communitys generosity, those who struggle
to make ends meet will have a brighter Christmas, he said.
The items will be donated to the Neighbours Place in
Bacchus Marsh and to Ballan District Health and Care.

The Fire Danger Period for Moorabool has begun.


Starting from 12 December, the declaration is in place for
Moorabool as well as the shires of Hepburn, Golden Plains and
City of Ballarat.
CFA District 15 Operations Manager Brett Boatman said
forecasts show potential for an above average fire season, despite
the recent heavy rain and flooding in many parts of the state.
The rainfall experienced in spring has produced a lot of growth,
which could very easily become a high fuel load throughout the
summer season if not properly managed, he said.
Reducing fuel loads will ensure that if a fire does break out, it
has less chance of taking hold or spreading.
While CFA does everything it can, we look to the community
to use common sense and take responsibility for preventing
fires.
Mr Boatman said there is still a short window of opportunity
for residents to clean up their properties if they havent already
done so.
Out of control burn-offs and unregistered burn-offs have been
a major headache for brigades, he said.
You should avoid burning off when high winds are forecast
not only on the day of your burn but for the days afterwards.
For information about burn-off restrictions specific to your
area consult your local council.
Mr Boatman said that this fire season, CFA would be taking
a zero tolerance approach to any fires resulting from negligent
behaviour.
Expect any fire you start to be fully investigated by police,
he said.
Even if you have a permit to use fire over the Fire Danger
Period, make sure you read the conditions carefully. Failing
to follow just one of those conditions may leave you open to
prosecution.
Residents can find out Can I or Cant I? information at cfa.vic.
gov.au/can or by calling VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226.

Fire Danger Period


Information
A written permit is required to burn off grass,
undergrowth, weeds or other vegetation
during the FDP. This permit may be issued by
the Municipal Fire Prevention Officer or the
CFA District Office. Please check with your
municipality in the first instance.
Lighting a fire in the open without a permit is an
offence and can bring a penalty of over $21,600
and/or 12 months imprisonment. Barbeques and
fires for cooking and warmth do not require a
permit, but must be lit in properly constructed
fireplaces (to view complete conditions visit cfa.
vic.gov.au/can).
The use of an incinerator, chainsaw/lawn mower,
welding/grinding equipment, and vehicles that
come in contact with vegetation and machinery
with an internal combustion/heat engine are
permitted provided conditions are followed.
Farmers can find legal guidelines and practical
advice at cfa.vic.gov.au/farming this information
is important especially for new farmers, bush
block owners or hobby farmers.
A Total Fire Ban declaration means no fires
can be lit for the declared district for that day
unless there is a specific exemption or special
permit issued. This applies irrespective of the
Fire Restriction status for a given municipality.
Further details at cfa.vic.gov.au/can

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If you live in a suburb near grasslands, youre at risk of fire. If you live directly next to parks or paddocks and a grassfire starts, walk
at least two streets back. If you live two or more streets away, stay where you are, grassfires are unlikely to spread into built up areas.
Stay alert and monitor conditions. Dont drive, visibility may be poor, accidents are likely, and you could block emergency services.

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Taking pride in their workforce Crime rises over


30 per cent

By Kate Taylor
Southern Rural Water has
been named the 2016 Pride
supporter of the year.
The honour was from the
Victorian Public Sector Pride
Network, which is a peerdirected group of Victorian
Public Sector staff that aims
to support and confidently
promote all parts of the Victorian Public Sector as an
employer of choice, decisionmaker and service provider
for LGBTI Victorians.
The Pride Supporter of
the year award recognises
SRWs dedication to creating a diverse workforce and
inclusive workplace - SRW
was the first Victorian water
corporation to join Pride in
Diversity, and has been active in demonstrating LGBTI
inclusion.
New actions and materials have been developed to
support current and future
transgender staff.
Managing Director, Clinton
Rodda was thrilled with the
result.
We have done this work
not only to deliver business
results and to meet governmental requirements, but
also because it is the right
and decent thing to do, he
said.

By Kate Taylor

Left to right: Dahni Houseman, VicPol VPS Pride Council member; Gender & Sexuality
Commissioner, Ro Allen; Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton AM, VicPol; Elise Cafarella,
VPS Pride Council Chair; Managing Director Clinton Rodda, SRW; Loretta Williams, Dept
of Justice; Secretary Gill Callister, Dept of Education & Trg (DET), Lisa Robbins, VicRoads
VPS Pride Council member; Brian Lau, DET VPS Pride Council member; Lindon Hossack,
VicRoads; CEO John Merritt, VicRoads. Photo - Betty Subjecki
We are committed to take
a leadership role, as we have
a unique opportunity to assist the LGBTI community in
the regional areas we operate where support structures
may not be as strong as in
the city.
We are really proud of
what we have achieved so
far, but we see ourselves as
just at the beginning of our
journey with our diversity
and inclusion work.

Mr Rodda said that the water industry has traditionally not focussed on raising
awareness about or celebrating its LGBTI workers, but
that SRW is taking big steps
to change that.
We want all of our employees to feel safe and comfortable to be themselves at
work.
The Commissioner for Gender and Sexuality, Ro Allen,
was pleased to see an organ-

isation operating in regional


Victoria acknowledged with
an award.

Reducing discrimination
and promoting inclusion of
LGBTI people in everyday
rural and regional life requires input from many different people and organisations in these communities.
Congratulations Southern
Rural Water for taking a
leadership role.

Crime in Moorabool has increased alarmingly over the past


year.
Numbers released in mid December, 2016, by the Crime
Statistics Agency, show increases in crime throughout the
state over the past year and Moorabools increases were
well above average.
A total of 1882 offences had been recorded in Moorabool
in the year up to December 2014, with 2009 total offences
recorded to September 2015, and 2485 total offences recorded
to September 2016, meaning a 23.7 per cent increase over the
year from 2015 to 2016, and an increase of 32.04 per cent from
the period 2014 to 2016.
Just 12 other councils out of the total of 79 in the state
registered higher increases in offences recorded from 2015 to
2016 with many recording decreasing numbers.
For the period 2014 to 2016, 14 councils recorded higher
increases than Moorabool.
When it comes to neighbours, Greater Geelong recorded an
increase of 15.1 per cent over the past year, Golden Plains
recorded an increase of 23.7 per cent, Hepburn recorded
a 10.6 per cent increase, and City of Ballarat recorded an
increase of only 7.7 per cent.
Across the state, the number of offences recorded by police
in the year to 30 September, 2016 was 543,315, up 11.6 per cent
from 487,017 offences recorded in the same period last year.
State-wide, family incidents were up, as were assaults,
robberies, dangerous and negligent acts involving people,
burglary, theft, drug use and possession, breaches of orders,
and transport regulation offences.
Disorderly and offensive conduct charges were down, as
were regulatory driving offences and government regulatory
offences.
The five Local Government Areas with the highest offence
rates according to population were Melbourne, Latrobe,
Yarra, Horsham, and Greater Dandenong.

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Cattle owner
guilty of
cruelty
offences

The first Leadership group at the Bungaree Community Centre in October 2014. Photo Helen Tatchell

Leadership initiative ends

By Kate Taylor
It was highly successful, and
great for the community but
neither was enough to convince
government to put its hand in its
pocket and fund the Moorabool
Leadership Program.
As Moorabool Shire Council
CEO Rob Croxford explains, the
Moorabool Community Leadership Program was a two-year
pilot project and initiative of the
Moorabool Health and Wellbeing Plan, and was designed to
develop leadership skills, promoting connection, inclusion
and wellbeing.
He said that as part of the pro-

gram, participants developed


small community initiatives
aimed at enhancing inclusion
and connectedness.
Two Rounds of the Moorabool
Community Leadership Program were delivered in 2014/15
and 2015/16 as part of the Pilot
Phase, Mr Croxford said.
There were a total of 34 participants from localities across the
Shire including Bacchus Marsh,
Blackwood, Darley, Mt Egerton,
Yendon, Elaine, Gordon, Hopetoun Park, Maddingley, Greendale, Balliang and Mt Wallace.
Both rounds were highly successful with significant outcomes for the community.

He said that funding to deliver


the two-year pilot program was
made possible through sponsorship of $1000 from the Community Bank (Ballan branch),
as well as a $10,000 contribution
from Central Highlands Primary
Care Partnership.
Additional funding and resources to support the program
came from various one-off internal funding avenues with
the view to pursuing external
funding contributions from
other sources including State
Government Grant Programs to
continue the program past the
two year pilot phase.
Despite the tireless efforts

of Council Officers, however,


Moorabool Shire Council was
not successful in securing external funding to support the delivery of the program past the two
year pilot phase. This is despite
the well documented success of
the program and support from
the community to continue its
delivery.
Competing priorities have
also meant that Council was unable to fully fund the program.
Efforts are continuing to work
with external funders around
resourcing the program as well
as considering how similar outcomes can be achieved for the
community through other capacity building initiatives.

A Springbank farmer who failed to provide


sufficient feed, veterinary treatment and
husbandry to his cattle has been sentenced
to a three month-suspended gaol sentence
and convicted of six animal cruelty charges.
The accused recently pleaded guilty to
two charges of cruelty and four charges
of aggravated cruelty to cattle under the
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act
(POCTA) 1986 and has been sentenced, with
conviction, to a three-month suspended
gaol sentence.
Agriculture Victoria Authorised Officer
Marnie Dortmans said the accused was
sentenced in the Ballarat Magistrates
Court on December 12 following numerous
visits to his properties at Springbank over
about 12 months.
During property visits, dead cattle
without any evidence of euthanasia
were seen and numerous stock required
immediate euthanasia to alleviate pain and
suffering, Ms Dortmans said.
Agriculture Victoria officers sought to
alleviate animal suffering by providing the
owner with advice on the appropriate care
of his animals but this was not carried out.
The court was told that post mortem
samples collected showed evidence of
severe emaciation and heavy intestinal
worm burdens in the animals.
Ms Dortmans said the case serves as a
reminder that it is an offence for livestock
owners to fail to provide for the welfare of
livestock. All reasonable attempts must be
made to ensure suffering and weak animals
are euthanised, and proper and sufficient
feed is supplied to livestock.
As well as the suspended sentence and
conviction, the farmer was ordered to pay
service costs and was given a conditional
disqualification order for a period of 12
months under s12(1)(b) of the POCTAA.

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.
DRAFT BALLAN STREETSCAPE MASTERPLAN
Council has prepared a Draft Ballan Streetscape Masterplan which is available for comment until
Friday 3 February 2017.
The Masterplan has been prepared for the Inglis Street precinct (between Cowie Street and
Stead Street) and addresses footpath materials, street plantings, street furniture, seating areas
and other points of focus.
This project has been initiated through the recently adopted Ballan Structure Plan that aims to
improve streetscape amenity within the Inglis Street precinct and surrounding residential areas.
Council is keen to gain your feedback on the Draft Masterplan that is available on Councils
website www.moorabool.vic.gov.au and can be viewed at the following locations:
Moorabool Shire Council, Principal Ofce, 15 Stead Street, Ballan, Victoria 3342
Moorabool Shire Council, Darley Civic and Community Hub, 182 Halletts Way, Darley,
Victoria 3340
Lerderderg Library, 215 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria 3340
Written submissions on the Draft Streetscape Masterplan are invited until 5.00pm on
Friday 3 February 2017 and can be made via email to info@moorabool.vic.gov.au
or addressed to:
Engineering Services Unit
Moorabool Shire Council
PO Box 18, BALLAN VIC 3342
Phone enquiries should be directed to Councils Engineering Services unit on 5366 7100.

VEGETATION MANAGEMENT NEAR OVERHEAD POWERLINES


Moorabool Shire Council has contracted
Skyrider Tower Hire Pty Ltd to carry out
Vegetation Powerline Clearance works
in Councils Declared Area.
As part of this program the Street
Trees and Powerlines are inspected
regularly to ensure no impact to power
supply through conict with trees.
All vegetation maintenance works is
required to be carried out in compliance
with the Electricity Safety (Electric Line
Clearance) Regulations 2015.
Moorabool Shire Council is responsible
for management of Powerline clearance
in the area highlighted in the map below.
The tree works in this area will
be carried out between 14 and 60
days of this notice. If you have any
queries in relation to the above please
contact Moorabool Shire Council on
(03) 5336 7100.

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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BALLAN DISTRICT
BALLAN
DISTRICT
HEALTH
AND CARE

HEALTH AND CARE


Rural Not-For-Prot Health Service delivering Acute,
Community, Aged and Child Care Services
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The CWA ladies with their award certificates. Photo - Submitted

By Jessica Howard
Bacchus Marsh Country
Womens Association has
taken a step back in time to
celebrate 85 years.
The milestone birthday
was celebrated on Thursday
December 8 at the Bacchus
Marsh Town Hall.
A commemorative spit
roast lunch with 41 members attending, alongside
Moorabool Shire Mayor
Dave Edwards and CWA
State President Machelle
Crichton.

The first CWA meeting


was held at the lounge of
the Royal Hotel in Bacchus
Marsh on December 11, 1931.
CWA member, Karin Wilson said it was absolutely
lovely to celebrate 85 years
of volunteer service.
85 years is a long time to
have served the CWA, but
most importantly Bacchus
Marsh. We are a community-driven volunteer group;
wherever a CWA branch is,
that is the community we
look after, she said.
Following the groups last

monthly meeting for the


year, an award ceremony
was held to recognise long
term service, which ranged
between 10 and 70-years.
Its lovely to think of all the
time people have put in to
our branch here in Bacchus
Marsh and its really important that they get some sort
of recognition for that, Ms
Wilson said.
The ladies can wear their
badge with pride and show
people that that is how many
years they have been putting
in as a volunteer.

The volunteer badges are


a relatively new thing that
the CWA started about 12
months ago, so it was a perfect opportunity for us to
hand out the awards at our
special birthday occasion.

The Bacchus Marsh CWA


has concluded their activities for the year, with the
next meeting to be held in
February. Meetings are held
on the second Thursday
of each month at the Lerderderg Library, 215 Main
Street, Bacchus Marsh.

Boost for bare necessities bus

By Jessica Howard
Collectable teddy bears have
raised funds to help prevent
people going hungry.
Karen Davie, from Teddy
Bears on Main in Bacchus
Marsh, raised $645 for the
Bacchus Marsh Food Bus
through her annual teddy
bear gathering held at
the Courthouse Hotel in
November.
The annual event is more
or less a get together for
about 70 bear collectors, Ms
Davie said.
We have lunch together;
we play games and we hold
raffles and auctions.
Every year I give money to
a different charity; last year

Karen Davie with a Charlie Bear, and Ria and Ed Groot.


Photo - submitted

I gave to the Neighbours


Place and the year before it
was towards the Palliative
Care Unit. Ive raised around
$3,000 now and this year the

local Food Bus was next in


line. I like to give local and
share it around.
Bacchus Marsh Food Bus
owners, Ria and Ed Groot

were blown away with the


amount of money raised.
Ms Davie said when
she asked Mr Groot how
much he hoped the donation would be, he said $150
would be great.
You can imagine his excitement when I handed
over the cheque for $645,
she said.
They were ecstatic. Its
great to see that my wonderful bear collectors can help
to raise something like this
and I think its nice for me
to be able to give back to the
community.
Teddy Bears on Main is one
of Australias top ten Charlie
Bear stockists.

Target is still 155

By Kate Taylor
Coming off the back of winter and a wet spring, residents are being reminded of
Target 155.
The permanent water saving rules of the campaign is
still in place, despite heavy
rainfall.
Western Water is urging
Bacchus Marsh residents to
keep the rules in mind when

using water this summer,


with General Manager of
Customer and Community
Service, Graham Holt, saying that while the wet winter
has left water storages well
placed for summer, its still
important to use this precious resource wisely.
Permanent Water Saving
Rules are sensible guidelines
that make sure we take care
with our drinking water,

Mr Holt says.
Being aware of the rules
will help households keep
their water use to 155 litres
or less per person per day,
which is the aim of the State
Governments Target 155
campaign.
Under Permanent Water
Saving Rules you can:
- Water your garden or lawn
with a watering can, bucket
or hand-held hose with a

trigger nozzle at any time.


- Water your garden or lawn
with a watering system such
as a sprinkler only between
6pm and 10am.
- Wash your car with a
bucket, hand-held hose with
a trigger nozzle or highpressure cleaning device at
any time.
- Use water for a fountain or
water feature only if it recirculates water.

My Aged Care
The Australian Government has
established a centralised contact
service and website portal called
My Aged Care for community
members over 65, utilising
government funded services.
Registration can be initiated by
calling 1800 200 422.
For more information about how
we can help you with My Aged
Care, please call Helene Remus,
Community
Health
Services
Coordinator, at Ballan District
Health & Care on 5368 1100.
The National Disability
Insurance Scheme
The National Disability Insurance
Scheme, NDIS, has commenced
in the district. To begin the
NDIS registration process, call
1800 800 110.
For information about how the
NDIS can be used to access
Ballan District Health & Cares
occupational therapy and other
allied health services, please
call Helene Remus, Community
Health Services Coordinator, at
Ballan District Health &BALLAN
Care on
DISTRICT
5368 1100.
HEALTH
AND CARE

Ballan District Health and Care


Centre for Community Health:
Cnr. Cowie & Inglis Sts 5366 7999

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Hospital & Admin:


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Aged Care Hostel:
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Child Care Centre:
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Letters to the Editor


Email: news@themooraboolnews.com.au

WRITING LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Each letter must be accompanied with the writers full name, address
and phone number (name and suburb for publication only) and be
limited to 300 words. Letters to be received via fax, post or email
(preferred option). The Editor has the right to limit the amount of
words in each letter received
and published letters are at the
discretion of the Editor.
You may also Post messages on
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Dear Editor,
Ballan has caught up to the
rest of Australia!
Congratulations to the crew at Zest Cafe for the forethought
and commitment in opening their doors for business during
Christmas and New Year; a time when all the cafes are closed
until after New Year.
What a pleasure to enter a door to a room full of out of
towners and locals alike enjoying the good food, coffee, and
service with smiles. May the management and staff take a
big bow for bringing the town to life at this time. Cheers and
a big thank you.
Happy New Year to all.
Bette Martyn
Ballan
Dear Editor,
May I wish OTIS, Ballans current resident graffiti vandal
who graffitied the railway station goods shed and bus stop,
a Happy New Year. However, if he/she doesnt soon reform
their destructive ways with a spray paint can, they may well
find themselves ELEVATED to the Juvenile Justice System
when they are inevitably caught.
Mike Vale
Ballan

WHATS ON

Newborns in
the district

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It is a boy for first time Caroline Springs parents Madeleine


and Chris WALLACE. Arriving at 7.45pm on Friday 16
December, Archer Angus Wallace weighed 3.65kg.

Miranda and Mark from


Melton West have
welcomed their second
child, a little girl. Amelia
Louise arrived on Friday 30
December at 11.45am. She
weighed 7lb 11oz and is a
new sister forJacob.

Janna McGuiness and


Doron Papp from Melton
have welcomed a little girl
to their family, Octavia.
Weighing 6lb 7oz, and a
new sister for Dakota and
Zavier, Octavia arrived at
4.31am on Tuesday 20
December.

Madelyn and Mitchell have a new little brother, Hayden.


Born to parents Tamara and Stephen on Tuesday 13
December, Hayden weighed 3.56kgs and arrived at
6.10am.

Darley parents Briohny and Justin WATKINS have


welcomed their third child, a little girl. Ava Lily Watkins is a
new sister for brothers Kai and Jack weighed 6lb 11oz
(3030 grams) and arrived at 9.28am.

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.

FINAL MASS

Father Brian Glasheen


Will celebrate his last Mass
in the Bacchus Marsh Church on:
Sunday 15 January 2017 at 10am
St Bernards Catholic Church
61 Lerderderg St
Bacchus Marsh
Refreshments will follow in the Parish Centre
All Welcome

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
Next market Saturday 4 February 2017. First Saturday each
month - Inglis St, Ballan 9am-1pm. Enquiries 0402 390 080
(Wayne).
Darley Market
Saturday 21 January 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 14 January Dunnstown, 6.30pm
Sunday 15 January Gordon, 8.45am; Ballan, 10.30am.
B3 Community
Focused, family friendly church with a difference. Services
every 2nd & 4th Sundays at Avenue Bowling Club, Main St,
Bacchus Marsh.

Ballan Uniting Church (St. Pauls)


Services 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays 11.15am. 4th Sunday 9.30am
Reflective Worship.
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.

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The Moorabool News 10 January, 2017 Page 13

Holiday spots popular


Geoff White
CEO, REIV

Increasingly sought after


by buyers seeking a lifestyle
change, a number of regional Victorias most popular
holiday destinations have
recorded significant capital
growth both over the quarter and the year.
The latest REIV data shows
the median house price in
Halls Gap, bordering the
Grampians National Park,
has increased almost 20 per
cent in the three months to
September 30 to $318,500.
This was up from $267,000

in June.
The Ballarat suburb of Golden Point, near the Sovereign
Hill Goldfields Museum,
also experienced doubledigit quarterly growth, up
10.3 per cent to a median
house price of $295,000.
Solid growth was also recorded in the coastal town of
Metung in East Gippsland,
where the median house
price rose 5.6 per cent over
the quarter to $393,500.
Meanwhile, multiple regional towns also experi-

enced solid price growth in


the year to September 30.
Loch Sport near Ninety
Mile Beach in eastern Victoria recorded one of the states
largest increases this year,
with the median house price
rising more than 25 per cent
to $185,000 an increase of
$37,500.
The popular tourist town of
Cowes on Phillip Island also
experienced solid growth,
with the median house price
increasing 16 per cent to
$394,500. This was up from

$340,000 last year.


Other beachside towns
continuing to show growth
include Torquay, which has
increased 14 per cent in the
past year to a median house
price $690,000; Ocean Grove,
up 5.8 per cent to a median
of $551,250; and Lakes Entrance, up 2.4 per cent to
$302,225.
North west of Melbourne,
house prices in the spa
town of Daylesford rose 8.7
per cent over the year to a
median of $480,000 an an-

nual increase of more than


$40,000.
Other tourist destinations
experiencing price growth
include the riverside town
of Echuca, up 4.6 per cent
to a median house price of
$329,500; and Rochester, less
than 30 kilometres away,
where the median house
price increased 14.8 per cent
over the year to $264,000.
For more information on
median house prices by
town, visit reiv.com.au.

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Greendale 29 Lacote Road


Prized Greendale Lifestyle,
Prized Greendale Location
Enjoy sweeping views of countryside,
complemented by this quality family
home on 6 acres of pastoral paradise
makes this a stand out opportunity for
those looking to embrace the charm of
a sought after rural lifestyle.

4
Price

$570,000 - 589,000

Inspect

By appointment

Ofce

137 Main Street,


Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128

Contact

Len Smith 0418 343 754


len@lensmith.com.au

Private Sale
Price

$975,000

Inspect

By appointment

Contact

Len Smith 0418 343 754

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

Pentland Hills 109 Palmers Lane


Country Style Homestead
with City/Country Views
40 acres of lawns, gardens, mature
trees, pasture & bush land. High
decorative ceilings, polished hardwood
ooring, quality timber kitchen/meals,
lounge, family room, glorious vistas.

Private Sale
Price

$634,500

Inspect

Saturday 1.00-1.30pm

Contact

Len Smith 0418 343 754

Bacchus Marsh 28 McCullagh Street


Quality & Style in Central Address
Quality built Peter Clark home
positioned on 1529 sqm block in
handy location to freeway access,
primary schools & Main Street shops.
3 generous living areas, high ceilings,
quality kitchen area, refrigerated
heating and cooling, 9 x 9 metre
colorbond workshop.

Coimadai

Private Sale
Price

$560,000

Inspect

Sat 11.00-11.30am

Ofce

137 Main Street,


Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128

Contact

Len Smith 0418 343 754


len@lensmith.com.au

Bacchus Marsh 4 Sydney Street


Easy Care Villa on Sydney Street
This quality brand new villa is
positioned handy to Main Street shops
and train station. Stunning interiors with
quality touts that you come to expect
from todays modern living standards.
Call today to make that inspection.

Private Sale
Price

$295,000 - 325,000

Inspect

Sat 12.00-12.30pm

Contact

Len Smith 0418 343 754

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.

Private Sale
Price

$259,500

Inspect

By appointment

Contact

Len Smith 0418 343 754

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The Moorabool News 10 January, 2017 Page 15

John Kontek
R E A L

E S T A T E

BLAKEVILLE

$359,000

$279,000

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?


This well presented 3 bedroom brick home has
lovely street appeal with well kept gardens, good
secure fencing, a large front and rear yard and
the added bonus of electric roller shutters to the
front and rear of the home. The open plan kitchen/
dining room provides gas cooking a pantry and
rear yard access via the glass sliding door. Reverse
cycle air conditioner which is centrally located in the
lounge. All bedrooms have BIRs and are carpeted.
The real feature of this home is its central location,
being a short 2 minute stroll to the main street of
Ballan and not much further to the train station.
Currently returning $1256.00 PCM as a rental
investment.

956 Blakeville Road

CHARACTER AND CHARM!


This neat and tidy 2 bedroom weatherboard home
is set on approximately 3/4 acre in the peaceful
township of Blakeville, just 10 minutes drive from
Ballan. 2 bedrooms, one with a ceiling fan and
BIR and lovely country views through the windows.
Open plan with timber flooring, a wood fire and
reverse cycle air conditioning. Kitchen has gas LPG
stove and pantry with hot water via electric HWS.
The bathroom provides a shower over the bath,
toilet and vanity. Rear covered veranda to sit and
enjoy the summer evenings on, a double garage
complete with roller doors and cement flooring, a
single carport, an old milking shed and a cubby
house for the children.

BALLAN

BALLAN

$339,000

$314,000

Here is your golden opportunity to enter the


investment market or move on in and make it
your own. This cosy 3 bedroom brick veneer
home presents well and is positioned on a large
1000m2 (appx) parcel of land. The home offers
3 bedrooms all with BIRs and a family bathroom
with a separate shower and bath. The family
lounge is heated with a gas wall furnace and
is positioned centrally with easy access to your
dining/ kitchen area which also gives access to a
neat and tidy patio area via a glass sliding door.
The home has a large backyard for the kids to
play and the animals to explore! This home is
currently leased and returning $1300 PCM.

Located one block back from the main street


of Ballan, this 3 bedroom brick veneer home
is located centrally allowing you to walk to all
amenities. Recent renovations provide a modern
fresh feel with all 3 bedrooms being carpeted
and have BIRs. Open plan lounge, dining and
kitchen. Gas cooking and polished timber floor
boards. Gas heater positioned centrally in the
lounge room. Modern family bathroom with a
separate shower, bath and toilet and an external
laundry under the roof line. Veranda to rear
allows you to sit and enjoy the sunny afternoons.
A secure yard, small garden shed and single
carport finishing off this must see property.

18 Walsh Street
WHEN OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS!

72 Edols Street
INVEST OR SIMPLY MOVE IN!

BALLAN

BALLAN

$355,000

$590,000-$620,000

Located centrally and offering all the amenities


to keep a young family content, this 3 bedroom
plus study or possible 4th bedroom is one to
inspect! 2 of the 3 bedrooms offer BIRs with
the master providing a WIR. The lounge with a
gas wall furnace, a well appointed kitchen with
modern stainless steel appliances including
dishwasher, electric oven and gas cook top with
access to the rear covered pergola. The large
family bathroom provides a shower, bath, toilet
and tastic heating, plus 2nd separate toilet.
SLUG with cement flooring, a wood fire and
the advantage of front and rear roller doors, a
double car port, a garden shed and plenty of
space for the kids toys and the pet dog!

Quality, space and a touch of modern.


Comprises of 4 bedrooms all with BIRs and
the master having a WIR and an ensuite with
a shower, toilet and vanity. All bedrooms are
carpeted and offer ceiling fans. Ducted gas
heating and evaporative cooling. Two living
areas one a formal lounge and the other a
family room with external access to the veranda
and alfresco dining area. High ceilings, polished
hardwood floors, open fireplace, stand out
kitchen with quality appliances and ample
storage space. Outside the home is surrounded
by established manicured gardens and lawns,
a chicken run, a second shed/studio, plus a
separate garden shed.

15 Steiglitz Street
A GREAT FAMILY HOME!

14 Lyon Place

COUNTRY CHARM 3193m2

GORDON

DALES CREEK

$399,000

$550,000

You will instantly feel the space of the open plan


kitchen/dining/family area and the homely feeling
that the timber flooring and neutral colours
provide! Stainless steel wall oven, island bench and
ample storage space including the walk in pantry.
3 bedrooms have BIRs with the master a WIR and
ensuite including a shower, vanity and toilet. The
family bathroom has a bath, shower and vanity
with separate toilet. Combustion wood heater and
reverse cycle split system. Large backyard is perfect
for the young growing family, with enough space
for the pets to live and children to play. Main street
of Gordon, easy access to Western Highway, 20
minute drive to Ballarat and an hour to Melbourne.

If extra space and a touch of nature is what


youre chasing then look no further! This
4 bedroom plus study brick veneer home
is set on approximately 1 acre in the Dales
Creek Estate. All bedrooms offer BIRs with the
master having a WIR and an ensuite with a
large shower. The main bathroom provides
a separate shower and a corner spa. Formal
lounge with a second family room attached
to the open plan kitchen/dining area, with
the kitchen containing electric cooking a
dishwasher and buttlers pantry! Ducted
heating and cooling, internal access to the
SLUG.

17 Main Street

COUNTRY DELIGHT

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Rayner

We put you rst

10 PETER PAN PLACE, BACCHUS MARSH

68 LACOTE ROAD, GREENDALE

NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING

FAITH, TRUST AND A LITTLE PIXIE DUST

3 bedroom brick veneer family home that has huge potential with its quiet court location and large
land size.
Spacious lounge & formal dining area that ows through to the u-shape kitchen.
Good proportional bedrooms with built in robes and the master with a walk through robes to the two
way bathroom.
Features include, ducted evaporative cooling, ducted heating, gas wall heater and wall air conditioner
to the living area. Colonial style windows, double lock with two independent roller doors and rear
pergola with laser light.

YOUR TREE CHANGE AWAITS!

Private Sale: $338,000


Inspect: Saturday 14th January 11.00-11.30am
Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699
Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au

Private Sale: $497,000


Inspect: By appointment
Contact: Adam Tucci 0411 077 128
Email: adam@raynerrealestate.com.au

40 YOUNG STREET, BACCHUS MARSH

2/21 INGLIS STREET, BACCHUS MARSH

CHARACTER, CHARM AND CHARISMA

2.5

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

Marcus
Rayner
0418 556 699

175 Main Street


Bacchus Marsh

Julie
Archon
0422 412 964

Set in peaceful Greendale on approx. 4.25 acres is a 4 bedroom family home.


With slate ooring throughout, wood panelling & pitched ceilings
The master bedroom comprises of a walk in robe and spacious ensuite all remaining
bedrooms have built in robes.
The kitchen is spacious with plenty of storage. Leading on from the kitchen is the meals and
main living area.
A second formal living area provides enough room for the entire family & has a cosy fireplace.
Externally, the home has a dam, 90,000L water tank, shedding, dog run and solar panels.

INCREDIBLE ON INGLIS!

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.
Private Sale: $395,000
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

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THE ANNUAL COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL

Ballarat Polo Cup


SUNDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2017

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED


to Yaloak Polo Club for a jam-packed day
of high-speed polo, country hospitality
and entertainment for the whole family.
Gates open 11am with matches all day.
HIGH-GOAL POLO

CATERED MARQUEE - $1,250

CELEBRITY
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Enjoy the polo in true style in a private marquee


for up to 12 people (including gourmet grazing
menu with beer, wine and soft drink).

HUNT HOUNDS

VIP TAILGATE PARKING - $125 per car

PORSCHE CAVALCADE

A fun way to cater for your friends and family


while still securing a close-up view of the action.

KIDS' ACTIVITIES
LIGHT HORSE TROOP

GENERAL ADMISSION - $10 per person


Tickets on the gate, under-12s go free.
Drinks and snacks available for purchase.
Official event partner:

Supporting sponsors:

Book now! RSVP to Kelly on k_keyte@hotmail.com or 0400 081 188.


Yaloak Polo Club is on the Geelong-Ballan Road, 10km from the Western Highway Junction at
Ballan, 20 mins out of Ballarat, 50 from Geelong or an hour from Melbourne. Postcode 3342.
yaloakpolo.com.au

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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

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reg 20152

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Septic Tank
Ivers
Cleaning
Liquid
Service
Grease Traps Waste
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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 &
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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

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WASTEWATER
Wastewater
Systems
Pty Ltd

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

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LOCAL CLASSIFIEDS
STONEMASON

FUNERALS

DEATH NOTICE

STONEMASONS
BALLARAT
& All District Cemeteries

Headstones & Monuments


All Memorial Works

Ph 5335 8074 Fax 5336 2669


814 Latrobe St Ballarat, 3350
Also Stone Benchtops
www.wilsonmemorials.com.au
info@wilsonmemorials.com.au

MN02304G2

WILSON
MEMORIALS

ELLIS, Therese.
Passed away peacefully
at Sunshine Hospital.
Aged 87 years.
Loved mother of Sue,
mother-in-law of Hayden,
Nanny Ellis of Aaron
and Lach.
Cherished memories.

CATERING

CROWN
CATERING
Food t for a King

Corporate functions,
Weddings, Birthdays,
Dinner Parties, Funerals,
Engagements, Christenings
Phone Dianne
Qualified Chef

0428 682 366


didebono@itaus.net

Classified ad bookings close 12PM Friday.


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

WANTED TO BUY

WOOL BUYER
Wool Testing
Auction
Private Treaty
Cash
Rural Merchandise
Woolabrai Pty Ltd
MEREDITH
5286 1223
0408 861 221

CASH WOOL
BUYER
Shed clean ups
We come to you
Contact Andrew Clarke
0409 511 739
AK Logistics Pty Ltd

DEATH NOTICE

DEATH NOTICE

GRASS SLASHING

SHIPPING CONTAINERS

LEWIN, Fred
In his 86th year. Dearly loved youngest brother of
Ada and Bill (Rivette) (both dec), Uncle to Marj,
Dawn, Ron (dec) and Peter and their families.
We will always remember your funny antics and big
smile.
Our thoughts are with Dawn, Colin, Julie, Maree,
Neil and families.
Resting peacefully with your dear sister.

NOYE, Claire Elizabeth


25/1/1928 ~ 31/12/2016
Passed away peacefully at the Bacchus Marsh hospital,
Aged 88 Years.
Loved wife of Bill (dec.). Loved and cherished mother and
mother-in-law of Alan (dec.) and Ellen, Ken and Jenny, Wendy
and Paul. Loving Nanna of Ursula and Ben, Alan and Kelsey,
Samantha and Beau, Mark, Jackson and Dominique, Colby and
Jamee.
Always A Lady
Much Loved
Will Be Sadly Missed

Grass Slashing
& Mowing
Landscaping
Herbicide Application
Garden Maintenance
Property Maintenance
Mob: 0439 476 966

SHIPPING CONTAINERS
New & Used
20 ft & 40 ft
Wont be beaten on
Price or quality!
Please ring for a
FREE QUOTE:
1800 562 269
M: 0439 047 019

DEATH NOTICE

WATER

FOR SALE

LEWIN, Frederick Keith (Bear)


Passed away peacefully on January 3, 2017
surrounded by his devoted family, Aged 85 Years.
Loved husband of Vera (Dawn). Loving father
of Colin, Julie, Maree and Neil. Father-in-law of
Julie, Max, Maurice and Karli. Adored Pa of 14
grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Bear Now At Rest
One Funny Fella !

ELLIS (nee Sexton), Therese


25/09/1929 ~ 29/12/2016
Passed away peacefully at the Western Hospital Sunshine
Aged 87 years. Loved and cherished mother of Marie,
Christine, Pauline, Loretta, Susan and Steven. Loved
mother-in-law of John, Roger, Grant, Hayden and Tanya.
Loved Nanna of 19 and great grand nanna of 16. Fondly
loved and remembered by all her brothers and sisters and
their families.
Cherished Memories

Tiger Natural
Spring Water

0419 008 027

STOCKFEED
25kg bag
Oaten Chaff $15
Lucerne Chaff $24
Oats $15
Barley $14
Wheat $14
Phone orders
0429 017 802 (Laurie)

FUNERAL NOTICE

FUNERAL NOTICE

FOR RENT

BOOKKEEPING

DEATH NOTICE

LEWIN
The Funeral Service for the late Mr Frederick Keith (Bear)
Lewin will be held at the Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel,
226 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on Wednesday, January 11,
2017 commencing at 1.30pm.
At the conclusion of the Service the Funeral will leave the
Chapel for the Maddingley Cemetery, Bacchus Marsh.
No flowers by request, in lieu please consider a donation to
Peter Mac Cancer Foundation in memory of Frederick (Bear).
Envelopes will be available at the Chapel

ELLIS
The Funeral Service for the late Mrs Therese Ellis will be held
at Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel, 226 Main Street, Bacchus
Marsh on Thursday, January 12, 2017 commencing at 1.30pm.
A Private Cremation will follow.
No flowers by request, in lieu please consider a donation to the
Royal Flying Doctors Service in memory of Therese. Envelopes
will be provided at the Chapel
IN THE CARE OF

IN THE CARE OF
Ballan Bacchus Marsh
5367 6733
Ballan Bacchus Marsh
5367 6733

FUNERALS

PAT CASHIN

FUNERALS
1114 Doveton St. Nth,
Ballarat

Ph: 5333 3911


All Hours

Full seartveicceost
at moder

DEATH NOTICE
FREEMAN, Denise Joy
18/8/1950 ~ 30/12/2016
Aged 66 years
Beloved and cherished wife of William for 46
loving years. Loving mother of Troy and Melissa.
Adored mother-in-law of Jamie and Melissa.
Loved and cherished Nan of Olivia and Chloe.
God needed a new star in Heaven
Forever you will be in our hearts

FUNERAL NOTICE
FREEMAN
The Funeral Service for the late Mrs Denise Joy Freeman
will be held in Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel, 226
Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on Monday January 16, 2017
commencing at 1.00pm.
At the conclusion of the Service the Funeral will leave
the Chapel for the Maddingley Cemetery, Bacchus Marsh.
IN THE CARE OF

Ballan Bacchus Marsh


5367 6733

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Roadworks Hire
Call Gary McTigue

Bacchus Marsh
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(to arrange inspection)

EXPERIENCED
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EBA Experience
Cashflow Budgets
Accounts Receivable
Accounts Payable
Bank Loans/
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Parsnip, Squash, Zucchini, Cucumber, Koharbi,
Lettuce, Capsicum, Honey & Preserves
OUR VEGETABLES ARE ONLY SOLD BY US AT
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: 24 BRIDPORT
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Classifieds

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EMPLOYMENT

Landcare Coordinator Position


Moorabool Catchment Landcare Group (MCLG)
The Moorabool Catchment Landcare Group, which was established
in 1989, is a highly successful group, with a growing membership
and was a winner in the State Landcare Awards and finalist in the
National Landcare Awards in 2016.
We are now looking for a dynamic Coordinator who will build on the
Groups successes and continue working with and supporting its
members and implementation of its strategic plan.
The MCLG is involved in activities such as
Planting native trees and shrubs;
Controlling serrated tussock, gorse and other weeds;
Eradicating feral animals;
Protecting waterways;
Raising awareness of environmental issues through displays, bus
tours and short courses;
Engaging in environmental issues within the urban and rural setting
The position is for 0.8 (4 days per week) with salary range $52 - 60K
pro rate. Based in Ballan.
Key selection criteria are:
Qualifications and experience in land management, natural or env.
resource management, sustainable agriculture
Ability to source funding, successful in writing grant applications
and project proposals
Project management and organisational skills
Excellent communication skills
High level of networking and stakeholder engagement
IT skills
Abilty to work independently, flexibility and travel
Valid drivers licence and use of own vehicle (work travel expenses
covered)
For further information and a copy of the position description with the
full selection criteria, please contact Nick Prince on 0408 88944 or
email mclgpresident@gmail.com
Applicants are required to send their CV and cover letter addressing
selection criteria to President, Moorabool Catchment Landcare
Group email: mclgpresident@gmail.com
Closing date fro applications: Monday 20 January

The Moorabool News

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The Moorabool News 10 January, 2017 Page 21

RAINFALL

EMPLOYMENT

EMPLOYMENT

Myrniong District
Rainfall Report

CHEF
Required for
weekend lunch
service
15-20 hours
per week
Call Peter
5368 6520

TRADE SALES PERSON


An experienced sales person is
required for a full time position
to work at the trade counter in
our hardware store in Bacchus
Marsh. The applicant needs to
have previous sales experience
in the building industry and
have an ability to work with the
public. Basic computer skills
are required and he/she will be
required to work some weekends.
Interested applicants may email
their resume to
admin@wilsonshardware.com.au

December 2016 rainfall


Total for the year 2016

68.30 millimetres
800.00 millimetres

December 2015 rainfall


Total for year 2015

26.30 millimetres
512.50 millimetres

Lost and Found


Pykes Creek Reservoir

The dam and reservoir are located on a tributary


of the Werribee River and impound 22,119 ML of
water when full, as seen in the picture above

Western Water Report Reservoir levels


Pykes Creek Reservoir at 31 Dec 2016 98.00%
Water level this time last year
43.60%

Male Domestic Short


Hair Grey and White
approximately 2-3 years
Available for Adoption

Female Domestic Short


Hair Black and White
approximately 12 months
Available for Adoption

Female Domestic
Medium Hair Silver Tabby
approximately 2-3 years
Available for Adoption

Male Domestic Short Hair


Kitten Black and White
Found in Bacchus Marsh

EMPLOYMENT
Team Member Metering and Billing
Sunbury location
Full time, ongoing
Salary from $61,400 pa incl. 9.5% super
Western Water is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced
customer focused professional who has advanced computer skills,
attention to detail and a genuine interest in contributing to better
customer and community outcomes.
The successful applicant will create new property data within
our systems, review spreadsheets and design and place property
advertisements for our service area. They will also play a key role in
our metering and billing team undertaking customer liaison tasks.
For more information about this role and to apply, visit
WesternWater.com.au/careers
Applications close 5:00pm on Friday 27 January 2017.

Brown and white rabbit


Found in Darley

Male Domestic Short Hair


Kitten Ginger and White
Found in Darley

Kittens Available for Adoption


Lost or Found a dog or cat? Keep up to date with impounded
animals on Councils Pet Adoption Facebook page
Moorabool Pet Adoption. (MSC DAB 2016-003) For more
information contact Council Customer Service on 5366 7100.

FREE ADVERTISING

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ANGLE GRINDER, Makita, $35
0408 951 676
BABY bottle steriliser, microwave
type, Avent Express, GC $15 ono 0409 688 825
BABY Jolly Jumper $40 - 0455 480
196
BABY Porta-chair. Attaches to
table $30 - 0455 480 196
BABY Stroller, Combi, cost $225
sell $100 ONO 5367 8933
BABY Avent electric bottle
steriliser $50 - 0455 480 196
BBQ gas 4 burner plus wok Full
gas bottle EC $100 - 0490 070 463
BBQ electric Sunbeam kettle king
EC $40 - 0490 070 463
BILLIARD table, folding includes
accessories $50 5368 6643
BIRD CAGE large like new GC $50
ono - 5367 5682
BLANKET feather, single bed, $18
- 5367 8933
BLOCK & Tackle, 2 ton GC made
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BOOKCASE, light stained pine
timber 6 X 3, VGC $55 -0447 360
390

CAMP Beds (2), Fold up with


Mattresses, Metal Frame. $60
0407 695 629
CAR filters (3) to suit Fiat Decato
3L from 12-16 model $100 lot 0413
000 289
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Cream/Grey , from renovation.
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CHICKEN food storer and feeder,
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COMPOST BIN, Gedye brand,
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COUCHES (2) 3 seater couches,
Navy blue, velvet $100 lot - 5348
6725
DESK computer, black / grey
shelves, 1 drawer $20 0402 929 664
DESK solid wood, 4 drawers, side
shelf $20 - 5310 6642
DOONA, feathered single $15
5357 8933
DOORS (10) all sizes, interior &
exterior $100 lot 0414 785 366
DOOR frames (10) all sizes
hardwood $100 lot - 0414 785 366
DOOR Bi-fold with glass panels
$40 - 0414 785 366

DRAPES for two windows


Retractable Cream colour $50 ono
- 0411 322 727
DRUM, steel, 45 gallon with lid, $40
5367 8933
DVDS (70 titles) Will not separate
EC $50 lot - 0448 177 701
EXERCISE equipment - Vibro Disc
$100 - 5368 9346
FILING Cabinet, 4 drawers $50 0407 695 629
FISHING Reel, Alvey, lead line, $50
5367 8933
FUTON, wooden ends GC $50 ono
- 5310 6642
GOLF balls second hand (100) $25
lot - 0429 165 414
GUITAR brand new semi acoustic
with cover $95 - 0422 410 681
HEATER Electric fan heater, 3
speed $30 - 0424 930 653
JACKET Holden (L Mens) with
Lowndes & Skaife signatures GC
$60 - 0455 506 125
KITCHEN setting, 7 piece. GC $100
-0418 127 040
LAMPS
floor,
(2)
Modern
extendable wooden tripods $100 lot
0409 553 740

LOUNGE SUITE 6 piece velour


VGC $100 0456 154 089
MIRROR, 110 x 110cm, chunky
timber frame, $60 - 5367 2916
MOWER, Briggs & Stratton engine
$50 - 0488 997 906
MULCHER shredder GMC GC $60
0456 154 089
OUTDOOR setting, 3 piece Cane
with glass top table $40 - 9747 6420
OVEN
KLEENMAID
75cm
pyrolytic electric, GC, needs door
hinges FREE 0407 883 042
ROCKER recliner chair GC $25 5310 6642
ROOF RACKS suit Toyota Camry
wagon, $60 - Ph 0448 310 992
SADDLE, Quick Hitch Harness,
Jog Saddle, $100 - 0418 556 443
SEATS Bench (2) wooden, black
cushions, under seat storage GC
$50ea - 0457 422 092
SHOES ladies (1 pair) never worn
VGC $25 0431 010 108
SHOPPING cart, collapsible VGC
solid $40 5367 8933
SHREDDER Paper, Rexel, little use
$50 ONO - 0447 360 390
SOCCER table, brand new $100
5368 6643

SOFA 2 seater VGC $100 5367


8351
STROLLER baby GC $20 5367
8933
STROLLER (combi) baby GC cost
$250 sell $100 - 5367 8933
TABLE coffee glass 3 tier with
shelves $45 0406 889 241
TABLE drop sides 600mm x
700mm $10 5310 6642
TRAY Steel drop-side tray exRodeo 1.8 x 2.4m. $100 0407 835
280
TROLLEY
hand
(LARGE)
Pneumatic tyres used once EC $25
ono 5368 1844
TV, Samsung Plasma, 42, EC with
remote, $50 0418 193 378
TV CABINET with glass doors 710
mm x 450 mm $60 - 0418 127 040
TV UNIT, Swivel top, EC $25 0408
951 676
TV UNIT (large) with 4 drawers $25
0455 506 125
URN Hot Water Electric, $30 0407
695 629
WHEELBARROW, Heavy Duty,
$35 0408 951 676
XMAS tree 6 VGC $30 0422 853
355

Page 22 The Moorabool News 10 January, 2017

Sport

Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au

Darley Cricket Club


Seniors
In a one-day fixture at Darley Park, Lions First XI captain/coach Heath Pritchard
won the toss and elected
to bat, but soon found his
team in desperate trouble
with East Ballarats bowlers
dominating early to have the
Lions scuffling at 6/43 after
Hawks Oli Hayes ripped
through the Darley batting
order. Brad Barnes came to
the crease, and along with
Drew Locke (17) and Sajith
Rupasinghe (20), Barnes
knuckled down and produced his best innings of the
season, scoring 52 off just 72
deliveries with nine fours to
allow the Lions to reach 143
before being dismissed in
their 48th over.
Darleys bowlers started
well but wickets were proving hard to come by early,
with the Hawks well and
truly in the box seat at 2/72
after spinner Rupasinghe
had removed both East Ballarat opening batsmen.
When Pritchard claimed
his first wicket of the day,
and the Lions third, with
the score on 72, the wheels
of motion started to turn,
aided by the spinning balls
delivered by Sri Lankan Hasitha Wickramasinghe, who
quickly claimed two wickets
to have East Ballarat slightly
less comfortable at 5/80, before a pair of run-outs had
the Hawks reeling at 7/103.
When Wickramasinghe had
the dangerous Harli Givvens, who was East Ballarats
top scorer with 36, stumped
by wicketkeeper David
Hoey to leave the Hawks
on 8/105, the Lions were
back on top. Jake Wilkie
soon struck thanks to Zac
Ticehursts third catch of the

day to make the score 9/121,


then just as the last wicket
partnership was threatening
to take the game away from
the Lions, Lachie Herring
and Hoey combined to run
out Shane Gray to dismiss
East Ballarat for 133, giving
the Lions a ten-run win to
remain in second place on
the BCA ladder.
Darleys Second and Third
XIs both suffered defeats in
one-day contests to start the
2017 portion of their seasons.
Winning the toss and batting in their match against
Lucas at Ballarats Victoria
Park 4, the Lions Second XI
managed 9/162 off their 45
overs, with Hayden Jamieson (45) and youngster Mitch
Ward (31) top-scoring, with
a 50 run eighth-wicket partnership between Jamieson
and Josh Calvitto (14) being
the only partnership of note
throughout the innings. It
took Lucas just 29 overs to
chase down the Lions total
for the loss of just four wickets, with Ben Longhurst,
Hamish Wheeler, Ryan
Densley and Marcus Ingvorsen the wicket-takers.
The Lions Third XI also lost
by six wickets in their oneday clash with Golden Point
at the Darley Hub. Darley
could manage just 125 after
winning the toss and batting
first, with only middle order
batsmen Darren Hynes (36),
Josh Fitzgerald (20) and captain Liam Jordan (18) reaching double figures. In turn,
Golden Point chased down
the Lions total inside 30
overs for the loss of just four
wickets, with Corey Beaton
taking three of those wickets
to return figures of 3/23 off
nine overs.

The 2016/17 U15 Ballarat Cricket Association Country


Week Premiers. Photo Shane Dunne.

Country Week Cricket

Talented junior cricketers Seamus Dunne (Elaine CC),


Nicholas Pantzidis (Elaine CC), Jack McGregor (Ballan CC)
and Tom (East Ballarat CC), represented the region in the
Ballarat Gold Under 15 team during Country Week. All live
in the Moorabool Shire.
Playing at Mt Macedon, the boys team played against
Gisborne White.
The Ballarat Gold teams final score was 5/174, off 45 overs,
defeating Gisborne White 8/174.
In the Premiership match Ballarat Gold defeated Gisborne
Green (no score results available).

Ballan Golf Club

Results Week ending Saturday 4 January


Wednesday Stableford
Winner Hugh Miller(15)41 points, R/up Lenny Killender
40 points. Magpie - 14th Bob Arklay. NTPs - 12th John
Fitzgerald, 15th Michael Di Fiore.
SaturdayStroke - Monthly Medal
Saturday A Grade
Winner of Medal MichaelDi Fiore 69-15-54, R/up Mitch
Younger 77-17-60.
Saturday B Grade
WinnerBrian Clifford 81-23-58,
R/upAlan Sanders 79-18-61.
Sunday
Winner Victor Buttigieg 84-26-58, R/up Ian Bragge 79-18-61.
NTPs - 2nd Jimmy Walsh, 12th Peter Di Fiore & Rob
Muhlhand.
Magpies - 14thFrank Raffaele & Fergus Bragge,
18thJohn McLeod & Frank Raffaele.
Balls 8, Cut-off 65: Michael Di Fiore, Brian Clifford, Mitch
Younger, Don Wickson, David Blythe, John Fitzgerald,
Victor Buttigieg.

Sell it Local for Less

JAYCO FREEDOM POPTOP


2002, 17ft, ex cond, single
axle, leaf spring suspension,
side awning, 2 yr old annex, 4
burner cooktop and grill, dbl
bed, 3 way fridge, microwave,
many extras. Reg P55807.
$18500 neg. Ph 5368 7353

Ben bowls them over

By Peter Glass
Avenue Bowling Club member Ben Gould has achieved,
what is believed to be a first for the club, a win in the recent
Novice Singles Championship in Ballarat.
The competition is an annual event and is open to any
bowler who has been bowling for less than two years.
Ben said winning my first ever bowls championship event
was a terrific feeling. The 38-year-old has only recently
retired from playing cricket (due to injury), and through a
friend was encouraged to take up bowls.
Ben said he really enjoys his bowls.
I encourage anyone who hasnt played the sport to have
a go at playing bowls, and not be daunted by not having
played before.
Ben is one of the clubs qualified bowls coaches and is happy
to assist anyone wishing to take up the sport.
Ben added, the main thing is to enjoy your bowls and
everything else will fall into place.

Sell with a photo - $20 per edition or $50 for 3 months. Simply email
your photo and details of item to office@themooraboolnews.com.au

news@themooraboolnews.com.au Phone 5368 1966

FORD FESTIVA 1998


1.5 litre GLXi, tint, 6 stacker DVD,
power steering, 5 speed manual,
aircon, new exhaust, new tyres,
new front/rear bearings, new oil
and services. Ready for RWC, (No
Reg) VIN KNADB122566366499,
VGC, great first car. 141,000kms $1500 ono 0400 127 814

Ben Gould.

Ph: 5368 1966


All vehicles must supply registration numbers if registered and dealers to supply LMCT number.

FORD FG UTE 2012

2006 KIA RIO


5 door manual hatch,
115660km, one owner,
very good cond., RWC,
Reg UQL303, $5000 ONO
Ph: 0407 318 187

PORTABLE CABIN

Site/office, 6x3m, lights, power


points, air con, heavy duty door.
Bars on windows. Can organise
delivery at owners cost. $6990
9399 Western Highway, East
Ballarat. Ph: 0428860345

Gas, Auto, Tow Bar, X Govt.,


Ladder racks, 8/2017 Rego,
54,000 KMS, ABS Brakes,
Cruise Control. Drop side
tray. YWR597. $18990
9399 Western Highway, East
Ballarat. Ph: 0428860345

TRACTOR FORDSON
MAJOR Petrol, been sitting
in shed. Good condition.
$3000 ono - 0400 127 814

TRACTOR FERGUSON TEF


Rare diesel model.
Good running order
$3500 ono - 0400 127 814

TRACTOR
CHAMBERLAIN
Super 70 Diesel.
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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The Moorabool News 10 January, 2017 Page 23

NEW YEAR.
NEW CAR.
Its a whole new feeling!

2016 YARIS ASCENT


HATCH MANUAL
Cruise Control, Reversing
Camera and 6.1 Touchscreen
Audio with Bluetooth[B]

$15,990
drive away[A]

2016 COROLLA
ASCENT SPORT
HATCH CVT
7" Touchscreen Audio with
Bluetooth [B] Connectivity
and Toyota Link[C]

$23,490
drive away[A]

BONUS 2,000
$

WORTH OF FITTED TOYOTA GENUINE ACCESSORIES ACROSS THE

2016 PRADO, RAV4, FORTUNER & KLUGER RANGES

CAMRY ALTISE PETROL

+
COMPARISON RATE

DEMONSTRATOR
6.1 Touchscreen Audio with Bluetooth [B]
Connectivity and Reversing Camera
pay no more than

$25,990

drive
away [A4]

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143-147 High Street,
Melton
T 03 8746 0300
LMCT 1976

meltontoyota.com.au
[A] Recommended drive away pricing is applicable for Private, Bronze and Silver fleet customers, and primary producers only at participating dealers. Offer available on vehicles purchased by 28/2/2017 unless offer extended. Recommended drive away price shown includes
12 months registration, 12 months compulsory third party insurance (CTP), a maximum dealer delivery charge and stamp duty. [A4] Recommended drive away pricing is applicable for Private, Bronze and Silver fleet customers, and primary producers only at participating
dealers. Offer available on demo vehicles purchased by 31/03/2017 unless offer extended. Recommended drive away price shown includes the balance of 12 months registration, 12 months compulsory third party insurance (CTP), a maximum dealer delivery charge and
stamp duty.*0% comparison rate available to approved personal applicants and a 0% annual percentage rate is available to approved business applicants of Toyota Finance to finance eligible Camry Petrol and Aurion demonstrator vehicles. Excludes Camry Hybrid. Finance
applications must be received and approved between 01/01/2017 and 31/03/2017. Maximum finance term of 48 months applies. Terms, conditions, fees and charges apply. Toyota Finance reserves the right to change, extend or withdraw an offer at any time. Comparison
rate based on a 5 year secured consumer fixed rate loan of $30,000. WARNING: This comparison rate is true only for the examples given and may not include all fees and charges. Different terms, fees or other loan amounts might result in a different comparison rate. Toyota
Finance is a division of Toyota Finance Australia Limited ABN 48 002 435 181, AFSL and Australian Credit Licence 392536. Offer applicable for Private, Bronze and Silver fleet customers, and primary producers only at participating dealers. Offer available on vehicles
purchased by 28/2/17 unless extended. Accessories must be ordered at time of purchase unless otherwise agreed with Dealer. Total bonus includes cost of dealer fitment for accessories. Certain grades of vehicle may be subject to Luxury Car Tax. Toyota Genuine Accessories
are not applicable to all models/grades. Consider the mass of your load to ensure you will not exceed the maximum allowable individual axle capacity, Gross Vehicle Mass and/or Gross Combined Mass of the vehicle. Refer to the current Accessories brochure or visit www.
toyota.com.au for details on warranty and toyota.com.au/vehiclepayload for details on vehicle payload, to help determine Accessories suitable for your vehicle. Accessory colours shown may vary from actual colour due to the printing process. All Toyota Genuine Accessories
purchased and fitted to a Toyota are warranted for the remainder of the New Vehicle Warranty or 12 months, whichever is greater. Toyota Genuine Accessories purchased from an authorised Toyota Dealer over the counter are warranted from the date of purchase for one
year. Conditions apply, please see you dealer for more. [B] The Bluetooth word mark is owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. Not all devices will be compatible and functionality varies depending on the device. [C] Toyota Link is available on certain vehicle models and grades only.
Toyota Link services rely on data from the drivers compatible mobile phone and information provided by third parties. Availability is dependent on a number of factors, including the availability of third party information, mobile service, sufficient mobile data allowance
and GPS satellite signal reception. Mobile usage is at the users cost. Toyota Australia reserves the right to add, remove or modify applications. Compatibility with smartphones will vary according to model and operating system. Further information (including smartphone

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NEW 2017
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While stocks last. Mitsubishi reserves the right to extend or modify these offers. Offers available on new vehicles purchased and delivered between 1 Jan and 31 Jan 2017. Excludes Government, Rental & National Fleet buyers. See participating dealers for full terms and conditions. 1. Bonus will be deducted from the final negotiated drive
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Rental & National Fleet customers. 5. Offer excludes 17MY ASX. 6. 17MY Lancer ES Sport manual transmission. DIAMOND ADVANTAGE: NEW VEHICLE WARRANTY: 5 years or 100,000km (whichever occurs first). Service conditions apply. ^CAPPED PRICE SERVICING: 3 years or 45,000km (whichever occurs first).Covers all items specified
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