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Ballan Brigade Captain Kaine Myers and Ballan police Sgt Michael Kearnes at the alleged ignition point at the Shaws Road property where a deliberately lit fire was headed for a farm
residence. They are pictured with Ballan brigade member Ian Ireland and investigating Moorabool CIU Det. Troy Morrow. Photo Helen Tatchell

Fire bug strikes

By Jessica Howard electricity pole. Sergeant Kearnes said the fires seemed are not fixated on any individual at this
Ballan Police Stations Officer in Charge, to have been lit between 10am and 4pm. time.
A series of arson attacks has seen the Sgt. Michael Kearnes said the fires These fires are the subject of an Sergeant Kearnes urged the Ballan
Ballan township fall victim to five caused superficial damage to grass and ongoing investigation, however I can
deliberately lit fires in just two weeks. community to be vigilant and report any
fences. say that Ballan Police and their partners
The grass suspicious vehicles or persons seen on
fires occurred along Gillespies The potential for catastrophic fires, at Moorabool CIU are satisfied that the
Total Fire Ban days, or a high fire danger
Lane, Ingliston Drive, Shaws Road and however, is a very real threat, he said. fires were deliberately lit based on a
Bences Lane. In all cases, the day was either a high number of factors. index days, to Crime Stoppers (1800 333
One of the fires has been attributed fire danger index rated day or a Total A person of interest has been spoken 000) or to Ballan Police (5368 1303) or
to the theft of copper wire from a live Fire Ban day. to, however enquiries are ongoing. We Moorabool CIU (5366 7500).

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Richard Litjens is the new Reverend at the Bacchus Marsh Anglican Church. Photo Jessica Howard

New man of the cloth

By Kate Taylor state to another and then the Victorians, but weve been to the broader community,
Kale $1.29 bunch

Bacchus Marshs Anglican

Parish has a new Reverend.
lead-up of Christmas and
Christmas Day, he said.
on the road a lot.
Settling into their new
and to be involved in the
broader community - a lot Fresh from our Farm
With his predecessor home in Bacchus Marsh has of people in the parish are
Richard Litjens and his wife having retired the post, been going well. very community-oriented,
Judy made the move from Reverend Richard was able and I think its important to
I feel theres challenges
Goolwa, in South Australia, to return from his eight-year have a place in that broader
ahead, I think theres a lot
in early December, to take spell in South Australia and community.
up the post. of opportunities and the
be closer to his family. With hot cross buns and
people are friendly; its a
It was, of course, the busiest I was wanting to come back even Easter eggs already
time of year that Reverend to the diocese of Melbourne,
warm community.
available in supermarkets, Tuscan Cabbage $1.29 bunch
Richard could possibly have because of family, both mine Reverend Richard has Reverend Richard and
found himself starting in the and my wifes, around here, outlined his vision for the his parish will wait until
position. so I made the application to future of the parish. next month to begin their
It was very challenging, come back to Melbourne. To embrace a family preparations in the lead-up
shifting house from one We always call ourselves culture, and to be relevant to Easter.

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By Kate Taylor

The funding may have taken a

slightly bumpy road to the Ballan
Industrial Estate, but Haddon Drive
will now be extended.
Regional Development Victoria al-
located $450,000 towards the estate
in 2015 for a project to upgrade the
area to provide economic develop-
ment, a project that was supposed
to be supplemented by the federal
governments National Stronger Re-
gions Fund.
But the feds didnt come through
with the money, so the question was
put to a council meeting about what
to do with the $450,000 still in the
bank from Regional Development
Given the NSRF outcome, discus-
sions have taken place with RDV
regarding the possibility of real-
locating the $450k to an alternative
project. RDV has advised the real-
Leading Senior Constable (Youth Resource Officer) James Ross and Jade Addicott (MSC Youth Development Officer) are out promoting the location of this funding to another
free MDAG community workshops and forums. Photo Helen Tatchell project will not be supported and if

Drugs find out more

is not used on this project then the
funds would need be relinquished
and application for a different pro-
ject be made as a separate process,
read a report tabled at the meeting.
Councillors voted to instead use the
By Jessica Howard Its about education and sound The workshops will focus on under the influence, these work- money to extend Haddon Drive.
information, he said. drug trends; substance abuse and shops will equip businesses with While the original expansion pro-
Drug information forums will be The sessions will be run by the their risk factors in the workplace; a greater understanding about ject was to enable businesses in the
staged in the region next month Penington Institute, which is an and employer and employee re- drugs and how to deal with drug estate to expand their operations
as the Moorabool Drug Action independent not-for-profit public sponsibilities, he said. effected people. and also attract new business to the
Group (MDAG) targets young peo- township of Ballan, the new exten-
health agency that pairs substance Its about creating a healthier The free drug information work-
ple, families and local businesses sion is expected to still allow for
use research with practical action. work culture by providing active shops will occur at the Coimadai
about substance use. expansion.
The free public forums are open learning, group activities and in- Fire Brigade Training and Com-
MDAG will host a series of infor- The road will be extended approx-
to anyone and will take place from formation. Its also a way to pro- munity Development Centre on
mation sessions and workshops at imately 100m, adjoining land own-
7pm to 9pm on Thursday, March vide businesses, volunteers and Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15
the Bacchus Marsh Public Hall and ers will get improved access and the
16 in Bacchus Marsh and Thurs- frontline staff with the treatment March; and at the Bungaree Com-
the Bungaree Community Centre. road will now include a court bowl
day, March 23 in Bungaree. options and services available. munity Centre on Tuesday 21 and
MDAG member and Leading Sen- that will enable articulated vehicles
Senior Constable Ross said Pen- A lot of people would have no Wednesday 22 March.
ior Constable, Jim Ross said the in- entering the estate to turn around,
formation sessions would be open ington Institute would also deliver idea how to approach a staff mem- Spaces are limited and bookings said a council spokesperson.
to the public, with topics including workshops to local businesses and ber or customer who they think are essential for the workshops. The proposed works may not nec-
ages and stages of development; staff in order to provide a better may be using. It could be at the li- For more information, or to book essarily result in more businesses at
the young brain and substance understanding of substance abuse brary, the chemist or a hairdresser, a space, contact Leading Senior the estate but will enable better ac-
use; and available strategies and and how to deal with drug effect- it can happen anywhere, but in the Constable Jim Ross on 0437 981 316 cess and thus possible expansion of
support services. ed people. event that someone does attend or 5366 4500. businesses.


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Accused killer to testify

By Jessica Howard guilty to theft, aggravated burglary the murder.
and murder; however, Mr Edney said He said Cooper had explained the non-
One of the men accused of murdering that his client was unaware that the verbal communication that allegedly
Springbank war veteran Ken Handford murder was taking place, meaning it occurred between Williamson and
could receive a reduced sentence after was necessary to withdraw his guilty Cooper prior to the stabbing.
agreeing to testify in court. plea to murder under section 3a of the
Mr Gullaci said Williamson had
Jonathon Cooper, 29, appeared in Crimes Act.
falsely told Cooper that Mr Handford
the Melbourne Supreme Court on Section 3a involves unintentional
was a paedophile, as he was aware that
Wednesday February 15. killing in the course of a crime of
Cooper had been sexually abused as a
His lawyer, Jason Gullaci, tendered violence.
to the court a 27-page hand written Cooper has since provided a detailed
statement, signed by Cooper on It is alleged that Williamson made
account of the incident, which Mr
January 31. Gullaci said would, if necessary, be the false allegations in order to prey
used as evidence in court. on Coopers vulnerabilities, leading
The statement comes after the co-
accused, Adam Williamson, indicated Cooper to stab Mr Handford 13 times
Cooper made the commitment to
that he may withdraw his guilty plea testify under oath during the Supreme in the back with a knife.
to the murder of Mr Handford, which Court hearing on Wednesday. Williamson, who also appeared in
occurred on September 15, 2015. Due to his cooperation, he could court, had not yet confirmed whether
Williamsons lawyer, Richard Edney receive a reduced sentence, the court he would change his plea, and was
told the court in December last year heard. remanded in custody for a further
that his client was not in the room Mr Gullaci outlined a number of key mention on February 23.
when the 90-year-old great-grandfather assertions made in the statement, Justice Jane Dixson said Cooper would
was stabbed to death by Cooper. including the alleged presence of reappear in court when the future of
Williamson had initially pleaded Williamson in the room at the time of Williamsons matter was confirmed.

Thieves strike CFA brigade Jonathon Cooper. Drawn by Edward Coleridge.

By Jessica Howard [The vehicle] is a vital piece
of equipment that we use
Heartless thieves have sto- to get to areas that are inac- Rolese Mental Health
len around $150,000 worth cessible to the tankers. It is
of tools and equipment pivotal to access farms and & Wellbeing
from the Coimadai Fire Sta-
tion, rendering it inoperable
other areas with difficult
Counselling Services
for hours during peak fire The Coimadai Fire Station
season. was on stand-by for mul-
The station is believed to tiple hours while Bacchus Open 6 days: Extended hours
have been broken into some- Marsh Police and Moora-
time between midnight and bool CIU conducted their 18 Main Street, Gordon, Vic
6am on Friday February 17. investigation.
Ms Peterson said that if an Coimadai brigade volunteers Mel Peterson and Stewart
Family Therapy, Relationship Counselling,
A Nissan Patrol Ultralight
4WD* was stolen alongside incident had occurred, the Geerling are reeling over the theft of a vehicle and essential How can
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a collection of chainsaws, a theft of the vehicle may have equipment last week from their fire station. Anxiety, Depression, Grief & Loss,
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been left half open, after be- This comes straight out of (VEECs) which are electronic certificates created in accordance
Coimadai Fire Brigade vol- It is a huge inconvenience ing manually opened from our pocket, she said. with the Victorian Energy Heyde,
Efficiency MACA
Target Act 2007 (VEET Act).
unteer, Mel Peterson said the to the whole community,
the inside. *The Nissan Patrol Ultra-
callous theft was a kick in she said. The door of the Units train-
light 4WD vehicle was found
the face. Offenders are believed to ing facility was also dam- in Melton at around 1pm Online appointments at:
We are all passionate vol- have forced their way into aged in an attempt to enter
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think that someone would door. furbished in 2015. items are still missing.
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Success in the saddle Study into

By Kate Taylor heritage on hold
Jockey Kassie Furness has finished her Racing Victoria By Kate Taylor
apprenticeship and is already in fine form.
The West Moorabool Heritage Study has stalled.
Furness rode a double at Ballarat late last year,
and already has more than 70 wins under her belt, After a history of struggling for funding, the
including more than ten since beginning the Racing project was put off indefinitely following a
Victoria Apprentice Jockey Training program at the resolution at the December 7 council meeting;
start of last year. moved by East Ward Councillor Tonia Dudzik,
Its been a busy time for the 25 year old. and seconded by Woodlands Ward Councillor
Pat Toohey.
Its been quite busy this time of year, and at the end
of last year, Ive been riding at least four or five days a A report tabled at the meeting recommended
week on average, Furness explains. that submissions in response to an exhibition
period be received, and that a report be prepared
Ive been getting up at 4am - that one hurts... but you
on a planning scheme amendment to incorpo-
get used to it, at the end of the day you definitely have
to love what you do and if you dont love it then you rate the study be funded.
leave it. Cr Dudzik moved that motion, but it lapsed due
Furness only intention is to love the industry the to lack of support prompting Cr Toohey to state
former Ballan girl is even in the process of buying a that the project may not be prudent given budget
house and stables in Bendigo, with plans to extend her restraints.
reach in the sport. What if we just receive the submissions, point
Eventually Ill look into training, eventually. Im one, and move that motion, Cr Dudzik replied.
extending my apprenticeship for another 12 months, Cr Toohey agreed, seconding the new motion to
because I had 12 months off racing in New South receive the submissions and leave the matter at
Wales and Queensland, and after that Ill be looking at that.
pursuing training. The motion was passed, following an objection
I had the 12 months off, I needed to get away and just from Central Ward Councillor Paul Tatchell, the
do it on my own and grow up as an adult and learn absence of West Ward Councillor Tom Sullivan
about life and saving, and all the vital things that you Kassie Furness (above) before a ride at Hanging Rock and (below) riding who left the room due to a conflict of interest as
need to learn in life, so I moved away to learn my craft. hands and heels to be first past the post. Photos submitted/RacingPhotos his house is located within the study area, and
My goal was always to move back home to my family, also the absence of East Ward Councillor Jarrod
its time to be with the family and I didnt want to miss Bingham who was absent from the meeting as
out on the little things in life. he was on his honeymoon.
Her return home was in somewhat of a blaze of glory. The matter may be gone from the council agen-
The first time I ever rode in Ballarat, I rode the da, but within the community, it is not forgotten.
double, it was actually quite close to my heart, because Well keep the pot stirring on it, its a terrific
obviously I grew up in Ballan, so I did a lot of stuff at document and its got magnificent implications
Ballarat, and it was good to have my first meeting in for the area its just a matter of where the
my home town and ride two winners. money will come from, said Bungaree Histori-
Furness will spend the next 12 months completing her cal Society and Heritage Advisory Committee
apprenticeship with Kym Hann Racing at Bendigo. member Dennis Spielvogel.

Coffee and Conversation

A monthly Support Group for people living
with dementia and their carers
Ballan Residents; Call Ryan 5366 7999
Bacchus Marsh; Call Tineke 5367 2000

Moorabools Active Ageing & Community Access and Alzheimers Australia Vic, will be holding 3 information and support
sessions in 2017 for carers of a person living with dementia.

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care for their loved one with dementia. diagnosis of dementia and for the person who has the diagnosis.
Overview: In this program, we discuss the often difcult decision Overview: This session will provide an introduction to dementia
of placing a loved one into residential care, including the barriers types, symptoms and changes that may occur. Also discussed
to making this decision. Information is also provided about the are education and services available to support the person with
residential care system, including the different types of care
the diagnosis, family members and friends.
available, the assorted costs as well as the key features of a good
When: Thursday 23rd March, 2017 1:00pm to 3:00pm
facility. Important legal issues are also outlined. The emotional
issues regarding the placement of a loved one in residential care Where: Ballan Chambers, Stead St, Ballan
are also discussed.
When: Thursday 23rd February, 2017 1:00pm to 3:30pm Bookings: Call Lisa Reed on 1300 526 576
Where: Bacchus Marsh Library, Main Rd, Bacchus Marsh in the Or book online:
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Overview: The focus of this session is on how dementia changes Bookings essential, as places are limited
communication and offers possible alternate communication
strategies which may be helpful. We also explore issues around
anxiety and reactive behaviour and how best to support the This program is supported
person with dementia regarding this. partially by funding from
When: Thursday 4th May, 2017 1:00pm to 3:30pm the Commonwealth and
Where: Bacchus Marsh Library, Main Rd, Bacchus Marsh in the Victorian Governments
James Young Room under CHSP program.
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DNA evidence crucial in

murder case
By Jessica Howard

A Bacchus Marsh man

charged with murder has
fronted court 17-months
after the disappearance of
Keith Foggin, despite no
body being found.
Christopher John Trotter
appeared in the Melbourne
Magistrates Court for a
committal hearing on Thurs-
day February 16.
He is charged with murder-
ing 47-year-old Keith Fog-
gin, who disappeared from
Bacchus Marsh in Septem-
ber 2015.

Pen a few words to win

Local author Dyna Eldaief will be part of the Festival of Stories event. Photo Jessica Howard
The defence was set to cross-
examine two witnesses rele-
The disappearance of Keith Foggin is being treated as a
vant to the case, however the murder, with his body still unaccounted for.
DNA scientist, who exam-
By Kate Taylor thor of the short story collec- investing in the future of our ined the alleged crime scene
The examination is believed said it was regrettable
tion The Weight of a Human writers. To that end we have at a mechanics workshop in
A new writers award will to have been undertaken that the DNA scientist could
Heart and the recent novel- A.S. Patri, Miles Franklin Bacchus Marsh, could not
be offered at an exciting new inside the Bacchus Marsh not appear at the commit-
in-stories Their Brilliant Award-winning author attend on the day due to per-
event in Moorabool. mechanics workshop and tal hearing, which had been
Careers. of Black Rock, White City, sonal circumstances.
inside the cavity of five booked in for many months
The Moorabool Festival of The Moorabool News is coming to hold a short story A substitute scientist, who
vehicles. and was attended by the
Stories takes place on May also set to publish an extract workshop. We also have attended two out of the
The Defence stated that the family of the deceased,
19-20 at the Lerderderg Li- from the winning entry. Jane Harper, winner of the three crime scene exami-
brary, and world-renowned DNA had been located on who had travelled from
In a nutshell, Moorabool Victorian Premiers Literary nations, was offered as a
novelist, Booker Prize win- the leg of a work-bench. Queensland.
Festival of Stories is about Award for an Unpublished replacement, however Trot-
ner and former local resi- A very minor amount of There are diagrams and
showcasing and celebrating Manuscript for her thrilling ters defence argued that the
dent Peter Carey, has been substitute would not be able what could be blood was photographs [of the crime
the shires rich storytelling novel The Dry, coming to
honoured with the award to answer questions vital to found during the second scene]; dont they speak for
culture. speak about the importance
featuring his name. the committal hearing. examination. the [DNA themselves? he asked the
Local author Allyse Near of place in her stories. defence.
We are thrilled to an- The DNA scientist created scientists] observation of
will talk gothic fairytales Locals are encouraged to that is important evidence Trotters lawyer said al-
nounce the inaugural Peter tens, perhaps thousands, of
and what its like writing come along for an intimate that cannot come from the though the substitute scien-
Carey Short Story Award as notes during her visits. This
for young adults. Dyna El- chat with the authors, or substitute scientist. tist could attest to the notes,
part of our festival. Open to is a significant missing per-
daief will share how she hear them speak on the pan- It could have been litres the point was to go into more
all Victorian residents, the son case with no body; it de-
preserved the exact taste el as they offer up their five of blood or a small smear, detail.
competition will award one serves the appropriate cross
of her mothers Egyptian top tips for telling a great and we have a person wear- Sure, they can say whether
winning short story of be- examination, the Defence
tween 2000 - 3000 words with cooking in her book, all the story. ing thongs who visited or not the DNA is blood,
a prize of $1000 and boasting while showing you how in So get pen to paper, book the premises, which was a but they cannot give the an-
The court heard that a small
rights for this prestigiously a cooking masterclass. And in for a workshop, come portion of DNA, believed messy car workshop and re- swers that I see vital to this
named award. A runner-up local poet Jennie Fraine and along to meet the authors, to have belonged to Foggin, pair yard. committal.
will receive $250, explained screenwriter Steven Tandy and learn how stories are at had been found during the The only direct evidence of Magistrate Reardon grant-
event spokesperson Natalie will also tell their stories of the heart of all of us. second crime scene exami- foul play is what could be a ed the application to adjourn
Grero. success teaching you a few Booking details and the nation, however whether or blood stain inside of the car the matter and further re-
Shortlisted entries will be tricks along the way. full programme will be an- not it was blood is still to be yard. manded Trotter until March
judged by Ryan ONeill, au- The festival is also about nounced soon. confirmed. Magistrate Peter Reardon 8.

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Searching still for Brian Green light for

Police are appealing for

reserve upgrade
public assistance to help
locate missing 87-year-old
man Brian Andrews.
Brian was last seen at his
home address on Inglis
Street, Ballan about 1pm on
By Kate Taylor A report tabled at the meet- and a cricket field; sports
7 December, 2016. ing recommended that lighting (training standard);
Brians car, a grey Citroen Stage One of the Bacchus councillors vote to proceed two cricket practice nets;
DS3 hatch with a distinctive Marsh Racecourse and Rec- with a revised plan that falls sports field drainage and ir-
maroon coloured roof with reation Reserve Master Plan within the new budget. rigation; a multi-purpose pa-
registration 1BE 9GJ, is also redevelopment will, contro- The revised-down version vilion; 54 unsealed car parks;
versially, go ahead. includes a multi-purpose entry road upgrade; walking
yet to be located
The February 1 council field with two soccer pitches trails; and a playground.
Police have concerns for meeting heard that there and a cricket field; Sports Also on the list is a shared
Brians welfare due to his age isnt as much money for the field drainage and irrigation; pathway along Bacchus
and a medical condition. project as originally antici- a multi-purpose pavilion; 54 Marsh-Balliang Road; land-
pated but the project will unsealed car parks; earth- scaping and tree planting;
A VicPol media release said
still go ahead. works and initial surfacing earthworks and initial sur-
he is described as 175cm tall for a BMX course; reloca-
with a slim build and white Applications for $3.73 mil- face for BMX course; reloca-
tion of the equestrian cross
lion funding under two tion of the equestrian cross
balding hair. country course; relocation of
rounds of the federal gov- country course; relocation of
Brian was last seen existing grassed and gravel
ernments National Stronger grassed and gravel arenas;
arenas; relocation of 40 day
wearing a maroon jumper Regions Fund were unsuc- relocation of 40 day arenas;
arenas; equine fencing; and
and a grey suit jacket, and he cessful, as was a Sport and Provision of utilities to cater equine fencing; provision
also wears glasses. Recreation Victoria applica- for future expansion. for utilities to cater for future
tion for $650,000. expansion; and irrigation
Police have released Given the rate capping
However, council has connection from Werribee
an image of Brian and environment, the ability to
$800,000 budgeted toward River to the reserve (pipe-
his vehicle in the hope fund the additional $1.52
Stage One, with additional million over the next three line already installed along
someone recognises him Sport and Recreation Vic- OLeary Way alignment).
years will be limited, the
and can provide information toria grants of $100,000 to- report read. West Ward Councillor Tom
regarding his current wards BMX facilities and However, East Ward Coun- Sullivan objected to the
whereabouts. $100,000 towards cricket fa- cillor Jarrod Bingham put amendment.
Anyone with information cilities at the site. forward an alternate motion, It sounds like I am against
that may assist police to Councils strategic finan- to fund more projects than Christmas, doesnt it? We
cial plan proposes a further are budgeted for with the just dont have the resources
locate Brian or his vehicle
$500,000 be allocated in revised funding amount. to do the $4.8 million, with
are urged to please call 2017-18, and $2.075 million rate capping, we know in
The motion passed, and the
Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 in 2018-19, equating to a total project will now include a our heart it cant be deliv-
000 or Ballan Police on 5368 budget of $3.275 million, in- Multi-purpose field incor- ered, Cr Sullivan told the
1303. cluding the two grants. porating two soccer pitches meeting.


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Tears as accused slammed by magistrate

By Jessica Howard nise the problem. He doesnt
care, he gets in the car or
An unlicensed driver who he has no regard for onto a bike and he drives
crashed a motorcycle into a like a maniac.
Bacchus Marsh pedestrian the police or the rules He is not remorseful, he
crossing after doing burn- has never made any admis-
outs has been refused bail. and that is a concern. sions and only appears to be
Max Dennison broke down remorseful now that he is
crying in court on Friday He is an unacceptable in court. He will leave here
(February 17) after Mag- today and he will be driv-
istrate Gregory Robinson risk to the community ing tonight, putting people
denied his bail application, at risk.
stating that the 20-year-old - Magistrate Robinson Dennisons mother, Rachel
accused was an unaccepta- took to the witness stand,
ble risk to the community. stating that she believed
Dennison was already on vice Station at 70-80k/h in a
Dennison is alleged to have two counts of bail for other her son deserved a second
50k/h zone.
sped down the Main Street matters, including the al- chance.
Leading Senior Constable
of Bacchus Marsh on an leged theft of a $500 chain- Max can be a good kid, he
Brown said the incident oc-
unregistered motorcycle at saw from the Parwan Fire has a chance to prove him-
curred at around 4pm on
around 6:15pm on January Station, assault and various self and we are happy to
31. August 10 and was within
driving offences. help anyway we can as his
the vicinity of a kindergar-
He was observed doing a In one matter, which oc- family and as his friends,
ten, skate park and shopping
burn out for approximately curred on September 30 last she said.
centre in Bennett Street.
38-metres before losing con- year, Dennison is alleged Dennisons defence, Mr
trol of the motorbike and Brown told Magistrate Warehan said his client
to have followed a victim
landing on the ground, tak- Robinson that Dennisons was still a young adult who
to their residential street in
ing a chunk of concrete out bail application was heavily had viewed his first time in
Melton and, armed with a Max Dennison. Photo Helen Tatchell
of the Main Street pedestri- opposed, stating that the ac- custody as a life changing
baseball bat, he demanded
an crossing, the court heard. money. cused had a total disregard experience. released, his client would friends lives at risk, he said.
He then proceeded to get for the rules. [Dennison] has been on
The victim, who did not abide by a curfew and reside This offending has oc-
back on the bike and do a have any cash at the time, The offending has oc- remand for two-weeks and in a stable home with his
second burnout for over curred over a 12-or-so- he now knows what hap- curred over a 12-month pe-
ran inside the house before family.
60-metres. Dennison proceeded to month period. His parents pens if he doesnt abide by riod, which shows that he
address [where he resides] Magistrate Robinson said
Bacchus Marsh Leading smash the back of the vic- the rules. There is a clear has no regard for the police
is a target spot for police due court demeanour that he has considering the seriousness
Senior Constable, Yvette tims vehicle with the bat. or the rules and that is a con-
to his constant erratic driv- found the experience both of the offending, the bail ap-
Brown said there was a very On a separate occasion, cern. He is an unacceptable
large people presence at the the accused was allegedly ing and complaints from confronting and difficult, plication was denied.
neighbours. and he is desperate to get To show off by doing risk to the community.
time, with other vehicles be- observed fishtailing in a
ing forced to stop in order to vehicle before travelling past His parents know of his out, he said. burnouts in the Main Street, Dennison will reappear in
avoid an accident. the Bacchus Marsh Shell Ser- behaviour, but do not recog- Mr Warehan said that, if he was putting his and his court on April 7.

Moorabool Shire Council


The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held Wednesday
1 March, 2017 at the Bungaree Recreation Reserve and Community
Centre, Bungaree, commencing at 5.00pm.
Building better futures Members of the public are most welcome to attend.
for children with disabilities
The next Council committee meeting will be of the Development Assessment Committee
held on Wednesday 8 March, 2017, in the Council Chambers, 15 Stead St, Ballan,
commencing at 4.00pm.
Do you want to talk to Members of the public are most welcome to attend.

someone about your childs COMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAM SUMMER 2017

The Summer 2017 Community Grants Program is now open until 28 February 2017.
Applicants will now be able to apply for a community grant through Councils website.
development or behaviour? Council is inviting project applications from community groups and organisations under the
following grant categories:
Community Strengthening Grants:
Our Customer Care team is ready to answer all Community Programs, Activities or Initiatives (grants of up to $5000)
Capital Improvements (grants of up to $5000)
your questions about therapy or the NDIS. Small Projects (grants of up to $1,500)
Community Arts Grants:
Our Key Worker is such a tremendous help! Her Community Arts Activities or Initiatives that link artists with local communities through
small projects, publications, exhibitions, performances or other similar activities (grants
understanding, acceptance, open ears, along with of up to $3,000)
her professional advice, have gone a long way in Community Events Grants:
Community Events that showcase local talent, provide public entertainment, foster
helping me to personally cope with the challenges community participation, connectedness and diversity (grants of up to $3,000)
my husband and I face in Hannahs growth and Program Guidelines are available at Councils website https://www.moorabool.vic.gov.au
development. Janelle The online application will be available on Councils website from 1 February 2017.
For further information or to secure your spot at the Grant Writing Workshop please
contact Community Development on 5366 7100.
Community groups are encouraged to read the Community Grants Program Guidelines and Application
Were here to help Form carefully before making a submission. Prior to lodging an application, all applicant groups must
contact Council to discuss their project with a Community Development Ofcer.
Call 1800 819 140 Moorabool Shire Council: PO Box 18, Ballan VIC 3342
www.noahsarkinc.org.au 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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Music goers trash bush

By Jessica Howard

A group of ravers who threw an illegal party in the Wombat

State Forest have left behind their mess, including a large lit
Forest Fire Management Victoria and the local community
were forced to clean up the mess, which was found close to
Peter Kambouris, Forest Fire Management Victorias
Grampians Regional Manager, said it was illegal to hold a
music event or any other large gathering on public land
without a permit.
Such music events will not be tolerated, he said.
Anyone found to have organised such an event or leaving
the site in poor condition can be subject to a range of on the
The scouting movement in Ballan is excited that their current building may be expanded into a new facility. spot fines and/or a prosecution in court.
Photo Bruce Hallett On this occasion, there were many breaches of the law that,

Scouting for support

if prosecuted, could amount to confiscation of all equipment
and thousands of dollars in fines.
Mr Kambouris said persons or companies who are found to
have conducted a recreational activity for profit on Crown
By Kate Taylor strong, Group Leader Bruce registering interest in con- what do they need in a facil- land may risk being prosecuted in the Magistrates Court
Hallett said. tributing to and utilising the ity, so we can perhaps in- and potentially face fines of $3,109 for an individual and
Its the start of something Weve got about 58 so far, facility. corporate that into the plan $15,546 for a company.
big in Ballan, and momen- and weve got new kids com- Were encouraging anyone so when we are looking for Our attending crew found the fire pit was still alight,
tum is building. ing in at the start of the year to come along and give us funding, we can look outside contained empty bottles, cans, small disco balls and even
Ballan & DIstrict Scouts - six or seven coming in to feedback. Scouts Victoria to other plac-
camp chairs, and far exceeded the permissible size of one-
Group is looking to build a try us out before they com- We feel that theres a lack es like the state and federal
metre diameter for campfires.
new community facility cen- mit to joining. The growth is of resources for children governments.
Leaving this particular campfire in such a state was simply
tred on the areas young peo- due to the fantastic leaders in Ballan, and the outlying The Group already has a
reckless; poor campfire practises such as this can put nearby
ple and other community and good programs generat- districts, and we just want to facilitator on board helping
communities at risk.
groups are invited to jump ing more interest for kids to get some feedback into how with the consultation and
on the Scouts bandwagon. come on board. funding development. The Forest Fire Management collected 11 bags of garbage
much interest there is in the
and was required to clean up surrounding bushland that
The group already owns And with that growth community and what other Were right at the start of
had been used as a toilet.
the old guides hall, which comes the need for space groups might benefit from a this right now, and were
Scouts Victoria purchased the group is looking at build- facility like that. hoping to get interested par- This is no way to treat public property, Mr Kambouris
last year but the site isnt ing new and bigger facilities ties on board and have a fa- said.
Given we only use it three
big enough to accommodate on the existing hall site, and or four times a week, and cility where kids can get out We want people to enjoy themselves and the outdoors,
the explosion in numbers is calling on interested com- something like thats going and get active. but they must understand that using our forests and
that local Scouts has been munity groups to ADVERTISEMENT
join in. to cost a lot of money, wed A public meeting will be reserves at this time of year also comes with greater risk and
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Weve doubled in size over held for community mem- other groups in the com- ary at the Ballan Mechanics Anyone with information on the illegal event, or to find out
the last three or four years, bers to come along and find munity looking for a facility Institute Hall from 7pm. All how to obtain a permit to conduct an event on public land in
our growth has been really out about the project, also like that. We want to find out are welcome. Victoria call 136 186.


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Newborns in the district

Babies born recently at Bacchus Marsh and Melton
Court in action
By Steven Barnes Melton and Mr Debono did
Regional Hospital. not want police involved so
A man has been fined and he decided to go there to
his license cancelled for help cool down the situation.
12-months after a bizarre The accused told the court
speeding case in the Bacchus
he had just got through a
Marsh Magistrates Court.
separation from his partner
Last year at around 5:15pm and could not afford to fit an
on 4 October, Jeremiah
interlock to his car, this also
Debono was travelling to-
being his reason as to why
wards Melton on the West-
he didnt have his license.
ern Highway when an un-
marked police car clocked Mr Debono had no prior
him travelling at a speed in convictions and Magistrate
excess of 158kph. Gregory Robinson sympa-
Mr Debono who at that time thised with the situation
did not hold a valid license despite condemning his
said he was speeding in the actions.
Melton couple Devina and John has Alyx and Tyson have a new sister, Freya
110kph zone due to a family Magistrate Robinson or-
Louise and Matthew from Sunbury are welcomed their first child, a little boy. Gweneth THOMPSON. Born to
the proud new parents of a little boy. Easton John APPLEBY arrived on Maddingley parents Lucy and Gordon, emergency. dered that a $500 fine be
The yet to be named baby arrived on Valentines Day, Tuesday 14 February, Freya arrived on Valentines Day, It was alleged his son was paid and that the license of
Friday 17 February at 2.50am and at 6.38pm and weighed a healthy 3480 Tuesday 14 February at 3.26am and being attacked by his girl- the accused be taken away
weighed 3660 grams. grams. weighed 2990 grams. friend with a hammer in for a period of 12-months.

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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
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Lal Lal Moorabool Photographic Group Inc Bacchus Marsh Christian Church
ADULT EDUCATION Meeting 3rd Wednesday each month, 7pm. Soldiers Memorial Sunday Services 10am with kids program. Fusion Youth 7pm
Ballan & District Community House Hall, Lal Lal. Enquiries 5341 7535. every Friday night. 222 Main St, Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries
Term 1 Program includes Free Hearing Testing 6/3; Lego Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh) 9028 2622.
Family Group, 15/3; CPR Refresher & First Aid Level 2, Meetings held 2nd Sunday of month, 2pm. Poultry Pavilion. Bacchus Marsh Uniting Church Parish
17/3; Garden Quilt, 27/3. All enquiries, bookings, classes & Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Rd, Services - St Andrews 9.30am every Sunday (3rd Sunday of
venue hire - call 5368 1934. Bacchus Marsh. All welcome Peter 0428 112 295. month Family Service). Pentland Hills 2pm 1st Sunday of
Darley Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre
month. Enq 5367 2543 (office).
33-35 Jonathan Drive Darley. Short courses, recreation classes, MARKETS Holy Trinity Anglican Church - Bacchus Marsh
community groups, occasional child care, venue hire. BM &
Ballan Lions Club Market Service Times - Sunday 8.30am & 10am; Cafe Church - 1st
District Photography Club - Meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesday
of month, 7.30pm. Enquiries welcome. Phone 5367 4390. Next market Saturday 4 March. First Saturday each month - Sunday 10am; Messy Church - 3rd Sunday 5pm, Wednesdays
Melton South Community Centre Inglis St, Ballan 9am-1pm. Enquiries 0402 390 080 (Wayne). 10am. Balliang - 2nd Sunday 10.30am, 4th Sunday 9am .
Offering classes in - Learn how to make a unique Polymer Darley Market Myrniong - 1st & 3rd Sunday 11am. Enquiries 5367 5362
Clay Pendant - 25/2; Feng Shui Sell You House, Computers Saturday 4 March 1pm. Stalls offer bric-a-brac, fruit/veg, (office).
Learn all about Ebay, Computers Learn how to use Excel clothing, plants and more. 1st & 3rd Saturday each month at Church of the Living God
- 27 Feb. Bookings & Enquiries - 9747 8576. Darley Park Football Reserve. Enquiries 0488 345 145 (Alan). Christian youth ministry and bible teaching. 2nd Sunday
Ballan Farmers Market of every month, 5pm. Open to all ages. At 14 Darcy St
Next Market Saturday 11 March, 9am-1pm. 2nd Saturday
MEETINGS each month, Mill Cottage car park. Enq 0498 361 291 or 0490
Maddingley. Enq 0408 260 727.
Bacchus Marsh & District Garden Club Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church
114 130.
Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at The Laurels, Sundays, 10:30am, Worship Service and Childrens Program.
229 Main St Bacchus Marsh. Guest Speakers. Supper after CHURCH Phone 5367 6550 for more details.
each meeting. All Welcome. Enquiries - Wendy 5367 4170. Gordon Catholic Parish Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit
Ballan Anglers Inc Mass Times Saturday 25 February Clarkes Hill, 6.30pm Sunday Mass 11.30am (2nd & 4th Sunday of Month).
Meeting second Wednesday every month. Hudsons Hotel, Sunday 26 February Gordon, 8.45am; Ballan, 10.30am. Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship
7.30pm. More anglers and families needed and welcome Anglican Parish of West Moorabool Non denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Mens
0400 003 936. Ballan, Bungaree, Morrisons and Gordon. Service Times KYB Monday evenings 6pm. Ladies KYB Wednesday 1pm.
Rose-Carers of Maddingley Park Sunday 26 February - St Johns Bungaree, 9am; St Johns Further details 0429 681 566.
Working Bees every 3rd Wednesday & Sunday of each Ballan, 11am; St Marks in the pub Gordon, 5pm. Enquiries Bacchus Marsh Life Church
month. All welcome. Enquiries - 0418 171 119. Fr. Glen Wesley 5368 2730. Meeting 10am every Sunday at the BM College Drama Room,
Bacchus Marsh Family Drug Support Group Ballan Uniting Church (St. Pauls) in Grant Street. Enquiries Pastor Merv - 0412 290 036.
For Family Members who have a loved one affected by drugs. Services 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays 11.15am. 4th Sunday 9.30am
Enquiries - 1300 660 068. Reflective Worship.
Alanon Support Group - for families of alcoholics B3 Community
Meets at 10.30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month Focused, family friendly church with a difference. Services
at the Uniting Church Hall, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh. every 2nd & 4th Sundays at Avenue Bowling Club, Main St,
Enq - 0421 222 717. Bacchus Marsh.

We would like to thank our loyal
customers and the community for their
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during this difficult time and look
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I also would like to thank the Bacchus
Marsh Fire Brigade and Police and
Leanne and Arthur the landlords.
Thank You - Julia and Frank
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Enjoy The Tranquility Affordable

homes inland
By Joseph Walton per cent over the same pe-
President, REIV riod to a median of $662,500.
Meanwhile, there are many
Regional homes by the affordable locations in re-
beach are continuing to gional Victoria, which are
show excellent growth in well below the statewide me-
property values according to dian price of $358,000. These
REIV statistics. are located around the state,
The Institutes data for the from the west to Gippsland.
final quarter of 2016 shows One of the states most af-
that five of the top 10 most fordable locations is Kerang,
expensive locations are cur-
26 Wallaby Drive, Greendale rently on the coast.
with a median price of
This very comfortable 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home is well $136,000. However, interest
Barwon Heads continues from homebuyers continues
located to take advantage of the peace and tranquillity of the
to lead the way as the top- to grow, with the median
garden & bush surrounds, set on approx 2 acres. The large
family/dining room overlooks the picturesque Wombat State priced town in regional price increasing in the final
Forest & is complete with a R/C split system. The living room Victoria, rising 4.7 per cent three months of last year.
is serviced by a wood heater & R/C split system & a wall A/C in the December quarter to a
Stawell also offers afford-
is in the master bedroom. There is a double garage on the end median price of $916,250.
ability with a median house
of the house and a 6m x 5m colourbond shed that doubles as a The nearby town of Queen-
price of $215,000, despite
garage or workshop. The large concrete water tank is cleverly scliff was second on the list,
house prices in the town
disguised under a fantastic elevated deck area that allows you with the towns median price
increasing more than 10 per
to enjoy the views across the Greendale valley. There is also rising 6.7 per cent in the last
cent over the past year.
sundry shedding, a hothouse, stable and chook pen. Contact three months of the year to
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 or Denise Sniegowski 0456 044 024. $752,500. The LaTrobe Valley towns
of Morwell and Churchill
Price: $449,990 Four other beachside towns
on the Surf Coast also re- were also among the most
corded some of the states affordable locations - with
highest median house Morwell rising 3.1 per cent
prices, including Lorne to $165,000 in the December
($730,000), Jan Juc ($710,000), quarter, and Churchill with
Torquay ($695,000) and An- a median of $195,000.
glesea ($670,000). However, for buyers seek-
The nearby city of Geelong ing affordability near the
and its suburb of Newtown coast, the beachside town of
also made the top 10 - both Loch Sport in Central Gipps-
with a median price of land was one of the most af-
$680,000 - following strong fordable locations in Victoria
annual growth of 11 and 8.8 with a median house price of
per cent respectively. $187,500. The town has also
experienced strong annual
www.arbeerealestate.com.au Further afield, Lake Wen-
douree recorded a median growth of 17.2 per cent.
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Bacchus Marsh 24A Taverner Street Darley 1/12 Wellington Street 3 2 2

Attention Developers, Auction Saturday 4th March at Showcasing Indoor-Outdoor Living Private Sale
Builders and Investors 11am on site At Its Best
Price $355,000
4.5 Acres 1.840 HA Inspect By appointment This outstanding 3 bedroom unit
Complete with general residential features stylish living and stunning Inspect Sat 25th Feb 12.00-12.30pm
land zoning. Ofce 137 Main Street, outdoor entertainment area in a private
Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128 Ofce 137 Main Street,
Located between Main Street shops Sun-drenced courtyard. Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
and Railway station.
Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754 Come & inspect today.
For further information call Len Smith len@lensmith.com.au Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754
today on 0418 343 754. len@lensmith.com.au

Bacchus Marsh 29 Lerderderg Street 3 2 4

In Only the Best Location Private Sale

This weatherboard home presents a
Price $475,000 - $490,000
unique opportunity to renovate and
extend, offering a great mix of position Inspect By appointment
and potential, this outstanding location
Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754
is minutes from all township amenities.

Maddingley 7 Lodge Street 4 2 4

On Maddingley Side Private Sale

This quality home combines all the Price $690,000-735,000
elements essential to modern living,
characterised by an abundance Inspect Sat 25th Feb 11.00-11.30am
of space, timeless style and low
maintenance gardens. Moments away Ofce 137 Main Street,
Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128 Greendale 30 Napoleon Street 2 1 3
to Grammar and Secondary College,
train station, Maddingley Park and Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754
Peppertree Park. This impeccably Greendale Calling! Private Sale
appointed home delivers community Within walking distance to the Price $350,000
living like no other Greendale Hotel/General Store is this
two bedroom cottage surrounded Inspect By appointment
by beautiful native gardens set on Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754
approximately 1 acre (4000sqm).
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Arbee Real Estate

FOR SALE 3/5-7 Graham Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 2/36 Gaynor Street, Bacchus Marsh
2 1 1 2 1 2

Spacious Unit in the Heart of Bacchus Marsh Quality In A Quiet Location

Well presented unit, located just off Main St. Comprising of 2 This beautifully presented 2 bedroom unit is ideal for the owner
bedrooms with BIRs, bathroom, separate toilet & laundry. Large occupier or investor alike. Large lounge which adjoins the spacious
lounge has a gas heater & wall a/c, & kitchen/meals area leads out to a kitchen & meals area. The master bedroom has a WIR & walk through
very spacious, relaxing undercover area. This unit is complete with a bathroom & the 2nd bedroom has a BIR. Ducted heating & a split
single car garage. Currently occupied with an excellent tenant. system a/c. Double garage & a neat alfresco area.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT Saturday 25th February 11.00-11.30am
FOR SALE $315,000 FOR SALE $329,000
CONTACT Steve Creese 0475 888 101 CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 4/18 Simpson Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 3/7 Fisken Street, Bacchus Marsh
2 1 1 2 1 1

Refurbished and Ready Neat As A Pin

This neat 2 bedroom unit has had a major makeover & is ready for the Well located 2 bedroom unit. New floor coverings, new window
new owner. The lounge has a gas wall furnace heater & a wall a/c. furnishings, new benchtop and sink in the kitchen and freshly painted.
Bedrooms with BIRs & the kitchen has new cupboards & benchtops & Kitchen with upright stove & an adjoining spacious meals area, the
a new gas upright stove. lounge has a gas heater and a split system a/c, both bedrooms with
BIRs. Decked back veranda overlooking a large private backyard.
INSPECT Saturday 25th February 10.00-10.30am INSPECT Saturday 25th February 12.00-12.30pm
FOR SALE $239,000 FOR SALE $275,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 2/10 McCrae Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 27 Madden Drive, Bacchus Marsh
3 2 1 3 1 2

Excellent Townhouse Living Be Quick For This One

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, spacious open plan kitchen, meals & family Sought after area, well presented family home. Large lounge room
room, bathroom, toilet & separate laundry. Kitchen with stone bench with gas log fire, adjoining meals area & as new galley style kitchen
tops, soft close drawers & cupboards, 900mm SS upright gas oven, with quality appliances, 3 bedrooms + a study/retreat off the main
dishwasher. Blinds to all windows. Ducted gas heating & ducted evap bedroom, & spacious bathroom. Gas wall furnace & ducted evap
cooling. A neat decked area for outdoor entertaining & a single garage. cooling. Pergola, landscaped gardens, double garage & workshop.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $395,000 FOR SALE $439,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 23 George Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 518 Myrniong-Korobeit Road, Greendale
3 1 1 4 2 6

Walk To Everything A Lifestyle Awaits

A very neat 2 bedroom plus study/small bedroom. Large master Perfectly presented on approx. 3.75 acres with stunning views. 3 bedrooms
bedroom with BIR, bed 2 with BIR, beautiful lounge with split system with study/4th bedroom & loft/attic. Open plan kitchen/dining/ living area.
a/c, spacious kitchen with gas upright stove & dishwasher, double Undercover entertaining area with 8 person spa. Slab heating, split system
glass doors to the rear sunroom & study/small bedroom. Ducted cooling & ceiling fans. Substantial shedding, carport areas, multiple water
heating, pergola, fenced rear yard, native plants & single garage. tanks, solar panels, well fenced horse paddock, stable & dam.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $429,000 FOR SALE $849,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Denise Sniegowski 0456 044 024
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 26 Wallaby Drive, Greendale FOR SALE 34 Gaynor Street, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 2 3 2 2

Enjoy The Tranquility Classic Period Charm In Great Position

Very comfortable 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home, well located to take One of Maddingleys most desirable pockets, beautifully renovated
advantage of the peace & tranquility of the garden & bush surrounds. Two Californian Bungalo. 3 good sized bedrooms main with Ens, polished
living rooms both with R/C split systems and wood heater in the lounge floorboards, modern kitchen, separate lounge & dining, ducted
room. Double garage & 6x5m colorbond shed that doubles as garage or heating & split system cooling. 800m block, 7.2m x 3.4m garage,
workshop. Sundry shedding, a hothouse, stable and chook pen. double carport, and rear entry. Potential for sub-division (S.T.C.A)
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $449,990 FOR SALE $449,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157, Denise Sniegowski 0456 044 024 CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 9 Mimulus Road, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 14 Lyon Place, Ballan
4 2 2 4 2 2

A showcase of family living Timeless Charm in Country Environment

This exquisite home with quality craftsmanship, comprising 4 well
sized bedrooms, master with WIR & ensuite, remaining bedrooms with Beautifully built home with period features on 3193m2 of prime
double BIRs. Formal lounge, open plan lounge/kitchen/dining plus residential land. 4 bedrooms, main with WIR & ens. 3 further
living/rumpus room. Kitchen with walk-in pantry, Caesar Stone bench bedrooms with BIRs. Spacious living room, dining room, French
tops. Additional features include 9ft ceilings, walk-in linen press, provincial inspired kitchen. Alfresco area & rear deck. Separate double
reverse cycle ducted heating/ refrigerated cooling, oversized remote remote controlled garage & double gates offering rear access.
control garage, landscaped gardens.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE: $533,000 FOR SALE $594,000
CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990 CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

140 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh 5367 2333
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Land size approx. 1075m2 Modern and well-presented home is in great condition
Large approx. 21mt frontage & approx. 19mt rear boundary Spacious kitchen-meals area fully tiled with quality stainless steel appliances including dishwasher
Walk up to 1st tee from your back fence Open and inviting lounge with natural light from sliding door that leads to adjacent Alfresco area
Very last of the original vacant quarter acre golf course blocks Low maintenance established garden featuring rock walls
Unique land size in the area with all services available The Alfresco area boasts a southerly aspect and receives the morning sunshine, perfect for
Gentle sloping land to the rear. summer breakfasts
Panoramic views of the Bacchus Marsh Golf course and lakes to the North/East 3 spacious bedrooms, two having Built in Robes and the large master featuring Ens and WIRs
Quiet location This home also has double lock up garage and ducted heating & split system cooling.
Ideal location for the keen golfer
Private Sale: $210,000 Private Sale: $349,000
Inspect: By appointment Inspect: Saturday 25th February 12.30pm1.00pm
Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699 Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699
Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au




You will be greeted into the lounge room with high cathedral ceiling & a built in brick & timber bar. Tucked away in a sought after area of Bacchus Marsh is this spacious family home.
The master bdrm has large walk in robe and ensuite and the further 2 bdrms have BIR. 4 large bedrooms, 2 generous living areas, open kitchen & dining, family bathroom & laundry.
From the family size kitchen & meals area is where the alfresco area takes in all the North and Master bedroom has WIR & full ensuite, 1 other bedroom also has a WIR while there are BIR
Eastern sun. to the remaining 2 bedrooms.
Quality drapes throughout the home with several heating and cooling options. Features include Ducted heating and evaporative cooling throughout.
A substantial rotunda with paving and built in wooden BBQ is located in the back yard. Outside you will find a large under house storage area, a great sized decked pergola, 2 water
Double lock up garage with side gates giving access to the rear yard. tanks and a double carport with through access to the backyard.
On a massive 1188m2 (approx.) block, close to the centre of Bacchus Marsh.

Private Sale: $405,000 Private Sale: $440,000

Inspect: Saturday 25th February 11.00am11.30am Inspect: Saturday 25th February 12.30pm-1.00pm
Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699 Contact: Melonie Winch 0408 675 011
Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au Email: melonie@raynerrealestate.com.au

Marcus Julie Mark Melonie Graeme Adam Mark Rod

Rayner Archon Davis Winch Rayner Tucci Dudley Grant
0418 556 699 0422 412 964 0458 224 405 0408 675 011 0417 559 945 0411 077 128 0409 954 396 0416 231 782

175 Main Street

Bacchus Marsh raynerrealestate.com.au 5366 3600
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Located in a quiet and convenient location close to town Secluded court location with views over the Lerderderg state Forest, Long Forest Ridge and
Three brand new homes which are nearing completion. the Darley to Links walk reserve.
A complete turn-key package to be provided. 4 bdrms with the master having a BIR and ensuite, while the further 3 bdrms all have BIRs.
Units 1 & 2 both offer 3 beds (master with WIR and ensuite), Unit 3 also has a study. The geometric kitchen design is located between the formal lounge and the dining room.
All units are spacious and have a double garage with remote access. Sliding doors open out to alfresco area with pitched roof pergola and decking.
Features bathroom, ducted heating and cooling, a large open plan kitchen/meals/living area. Featuring ducted heating and evaporative ducted cooling plus the open fire place.
Built by Burbank Homes these great quality units offer the astute purchaser the perfect The double lock up garage (lengthwise) is located under the house, extra high double carport
opportunity to downsize close to town. and loads of undercover storage.
Alternatively would make a great low maintenance investment.
Private Sale: $328,000 Private Sale: $475,000
Inspect: Saturday 25th February 1.15pm-1.45pm Inspect: Saturday 25th February 2.00pm2.30pm
Contact: Melonie Winch 0408 675 011 Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699
Email: melonie@raynerrealestate.com.au Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au




Walking distance to shops, schools and medical facilities Immaculately presented this delightfully different, low maintenance home is sure to impress.
Located within the Bacchus Marsh Primary school zone Open plan living at its finest, the industrial style is clean and sleek.
Large two bedrooms with built in robes Feeling of space with the double height ceilings to the open plan kitchen/living/dining area.
Wall air condition in meals and second bedroom Venture upstairs to the huge master bedroom, with BIR & spacious ensuite & study
East facing kitchen allowing abundance of natural light Features include polished concrete oors, ducted heating, evaporative cooling, split system,
Established gardens and colorbond shed ceiling fans, double garage & alfresco.
Off street parking with side gate The kitchen makes entertaining a breeze with a Caesar stone island bench, SS appliances
Land size approx. 644m2 including 900mm oven & loads of storage.

Private Sale: $380,000 Private Sale: $429,000

Inspect: Saturday 25th February 10.15am-10.45am Inspect: Saturday 25th February 11.45am-12.15pm
Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699 Contact: Melonie Winch 0408 675 011
Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au Email: melonie@raynerrealestate.com.au

Marcus Julie Mark Melonie Graeme Adam Mark Rod

Rayner Archon Davis Winch Rayner Tucci Dudley Grant
0418 556 699 0422 412 964 0458 224 405 0408 675 011 0417 559 945 0411 077 128 0409 954 396 0416 231 782

175 Main Street

Bacchus Marsh raynerrealestate.com.au 5366 3600
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3 bedroom brick/veneer set on 20 acres (approx.) Ideal family home or holiday accommodation
Spacious kitchen/meals, wood heating, split system and covered BBQ area Private Sale: $595,000 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 3 Living areas, 4 toilets Private Sale: $545,000
Studio which has kitchenette, separate room, toilet/bathroom & split system Inspect: By appointment Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and induction cooktop Inspect: By appointment
Fertile lush ground in peaceful surrounds, good stock fattening paddocks Gas log re heating plus 2 split systems
Contact: Mark Dudley 0409 954 396 Contact: Mark Dudley 0409 954 396
Ideal facilities with day yards, animal shelters, 4 bay machinery shed, garage Magnicent covered decked outdoor area with great views
and workshop Email: mark@raynerrealestate.com.au Incredible under house parking Email: mark@raynerrealestate.com.au
Great position with easy access to Western Freeway, rail, Whipstick Forest Great storage rooms plus possible studio or home ofce.
& Ballarat University



19 Acres (7.73ha) approximately 3 acres with excellent views
Well-formed long drive way entry Private Sale: $395,000 4 bedroom and ensuite (with spa bath & bidet) Private Sale: $599,000
Workshop 18 x 10 metre with concrete ooring plus 18 x 4 metre verandah Inspect: By appointment 2 living areas, 2 large studies with built in shelving Inspect: By appointment
Power connected Spacious kitchen/dining area, dishwasher and bay window overlooking views
Contact: Mark Dudley 0409 954 396 Contact: Rod Grant 0416 231 782
Magnicent elevated views 1kw solar unit, solar/electric HWS
Excellent cleared area for home site (STCA) Email: mark@raynerrealestate.com.au 2 phase slab heating and 3 reverse cycle units Email: rod@raynerrealestate.com.au
2 large water tanks and 2 dams Bio-cycle septic system


Set on 5 acres (approx.) with town water and easy 4 bedroom (all with robes) A touch of class, character, beautiful garden setting 4 bedroom with his/hers walk in robes and ens with spa
access to freeway & rail to Ballarat and Melbourne Ensuite and walk in robe in main bedroom Set on a magnicent 1088m2 sized block Direct entry from double garage
Master with ensuite, walk in robe, bay window. 2 living areas Entry with chequered tiles and feature hallway 3 living areas, formal lounge, kitchen family, rumpus
3 other bedrooms, 1 with full ensuite Gas ducted heating, ducted evaporative cooling 4 bedrooms, master with large walk in robe & ensuite plus separate study
Formal lounge, kitchen, meals and family area with 900mm gas stove, dishwasher, island bench and pantry Built in robes in other 3 bedrooms Double glazed windows, ducted heating, ducted
access to outdoor area and attic provides a great Solar/gas HWS, double garage with auto door & direct A light lled fully equipped kitchen vacuum, dishwasher
theatre area or hobby room access to the house Meals/family area with ease of access to outdoor deck Immaculate landscaped and paved grounds
Evaporative cooling, wood heating plus ducted heating 600sqm block, access for a caravan or boat. Water tank plus town water, set on large 788m2 block

Private Sale: $835,000 Private Sale: $425,000 Private Sale: $475,000 Private Sale: $489,000
Inspect: By appointment Inspect: By appointment Inspect: By appointment Inspect: By appointment
Contact: Mark Dudley 0409 954 396 Contact: Mark Dudley 0409 954 396 Contact: Mark Dudley 0409 954 396 Contact: Mark Dudley 0409 954 396
Email: mark@raynerrealestate.com.au Email: mark@raynerrealestate.com.au Email: mark@raynerrealestate.com.au Email: mark@raynerrealestate.com.au

Marcus Julie Mark Melonie Graeme Adam Mark Rod

Rayner Archon Davis Winch Rayner Tucci Dudley Grant
0418 556 699 0422 412 964 0458 224 405 0408 675 011 0417 559 945 0411 077 128 0409 954 396 0416 231 782

132 Corner Inglis & Fisken Streets

Ballan raynerrealestate.com.au 5368 1057
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LEOJuly 23-August 22
The emphasis is on the new, with trips to intriguing spots

Stars & Puzzles

highlighted along with introductions to colourful
personalities. The receipt of a phone call or email, could
make the weekend very interesting
VIRGOAugust 23-September 22
Your social calendar combines dreary obligations and
exciting engagements. Variety is the weeks theme. Ex-
perimenting with new foods and seeing new places, are
among current prospects.
QUICK PUZZLE LIBRASeptember 23-October 22
Early in the week you will be involved in the relation-
ships of others - playing mediator or confidante. Later in
the week your own friendships are on your mind - you
may be making some changes.
SCORPIOOctober 23-November 21
Home improvement tasks take more work than antici-
ARIESMarch 21-April 20 pated, but prove worth the trouble. In romance, avoid
making hasty decisions and consider asking more time
Delayed news arrives at last and you breathe a big sigh before making commitments.
of relief. Overseas communications, incoming and out-
going is spotlighted. Settlements may be completed by SAGITTARIUSNovember 22-December 22
the weekend.
You are highly logical, but your loved one is not - and
TAURUSApril 21-May 22 tempers may fly, especially on the weekend. Your ex-
You can breathe new life into projects that have been in travagant streak surfaces now. Some good news about an
limbo. A Leo or Pisces could enter the friendship pic- old friend perks up the week.
ture. Your workload increases, but dont rely on others
for a helping hand. CAPRICORNDecember 23-January 20
GEMINIMay 23-June 21 Companions are stubborn and its your turn to bend. You
have a breather from family obligations and can enjoy
Getting away from it may possess some difficulties and time alone. Healthwise, avoid overeating and do more
may require last minute alterations. A senior person may exercise.
challenge your sources. Spectator and participant events
are spotlighted for sportspeople. AQUARIUSJanuary 21-February 19
NO. 8984 CANCERJune 22-July 22 You are intensely ambitious and a goal comes into view
On Thursday and Friday, the accent is sharing and trust. by the end of the week. Rewarding discussions take place
ACROSS DOWN You may be given some extra responsibility on these days. with older relatives. Attention is a must in home repair
1. Slap (4) 1. Amulet (5) A weekend social event may be unexpectedly glamor- projects.
7. Fierce (9) 2. Concentrate (5) ous, with you in the limelight.
8. Bend (4) 3. Mend (6) PISCESFebruary 20-March 20
9. Music (4) 4. Dog (6) LEOJuly 23-August 22 Several postponed events are rescheduled and there may
10. Raise (4) 5. Ledge (4) The emphasis is on the new, with trips to intriguing spots be a conflict involved. A loved one is in the mood to in-
11. Spinster (4) 6. Plant (9) highlighted along with introductions to colourful dulge you and a political opponent is soon to join your
14. Leave (10) 12. Childish (9) personalities. The receipt of a phone call or email, could side.
16. Specific (10) 13. See (4) make the weekend very interesting
19. Tale (4) 15. Nimble (4) BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
22. Pack (4) 17. Fruit (6) VIRGOAugust 23-September 22 You may be a little touchy, but you are always generous,
24. Every (4) 18. Insect (6)
25. Anchor (4) 20. Evade (5) Your social calendar combines dreary obligations and creative and enthusiastic. Watch a tendency to be fixed
26. Bird (9) 21. Cheek (5) exciting engagements. Variety is the weeks theme. Ex- in your opinions. You succeed in a big way, but only if
27. Lazy (4) 23. Attire (4) perimenting with new foods and seeing new places, are you are willing to change your mind and promote some
among current prospects. highly original ideas.
ACROSS LIBRASeptember 23-October 22
1. Make a preliminary examination of the patient (4). 7, Early in the week you will be involved in the relation-
He takes all the spirit out of the game (9). 8. But your ships of others - playing mediator or confidante. Later in

voice may have it when you speak bluntly! (4). 9. Race the week your own friendships are on your mind - you
round and round outside with him (4). 10. Catch you may be making some changes.
when you fall (4). 11. Adds Theyre only kids (4). 14.
Alert, but not with feet firmly on the ground (2,4,4). 16. SCORPIOOctober 23-November 21
Pie, take it or leave it to Whats for dessert? (4,6). 19. Home improvement tasks take more work than antici-
Be there when you arrive, which is fitting (4). 22. Ac-
count for the name (4). 24. Back with a letter (4). 25. A NUMBER GAME
pated, but prove worth the trouble. In romance, avoid
making hasty decisions and consider asking more time
trick, one is sorry to say (4). 26. What the tennis fans before making commitments.
watching on the TV in the bedroom? (6,3). 27. Just the ANSWER BELOW
place for a dog (4). SAGITTARIUSNovember 22-December 22
1. Do put the cat outside, man! (5). 2. A great deal of You are highly logical, but your loved one is not - and
regard (5). 3. A local speaking French (6). 4. It doesnt tempers may fly, especially on the weekend. Your ex-
matter who and it doesnt matter which number (6). 5. travagant streak surfaces now. Some good news about an
Go their seperate ways and thats not all (4). 6. Regret, old friend perks up the week.
I figure, taking the money out (9). 12. Arranged a
granadiose gathering (9). 13. Its marshy, therefore, on CAPRICORNDecember 23-January 20
foot (4). 15. Call when the children are at school (4). 17. Companions are stubborn and its your turn to bend. You
Insignificant person hindering the police in a murder in- have a breather from family obligations and can enjoy
quiry (6). 18. Sense the woman will dry up (6). 20. Sup- time alone. Healthwise, avoid overeating and do more
ply with an English joke (5). 21. A pleasure to do busi- exercise.
ness with (5). 23. Steal back to and see ahead (4).
AQUARIUSJanuary 21-February 19
You are intensely ambitious and a goal comes into view
23, Lo-ot. by the end of the week. Rewarding discussions take place
15, Term. 17, No-body. 18, Wit-her. 20, E-quip. 21, Treat. with older relatives. Attention is a must in home repair
Across - 7, New Hampshire. 8, Brutal. 9, Answer. 10,
Part. 6, Pen-I-ten-ce. 12, Organised (anag.). 13, So-ft. projects.
Pasture. 12, First. 15, Chart. 16, Tankard. 18, Stroll. 20,
Down - 1, C-he-at. 2, Sight. 3, Bistro. 4, Any-one. 5,
PISCESFebruary 20-March 20
Garnet. 22, Postponement.
set. 27, Spot.
Several postponed events are rescheduled and there may
Down - 1, Reproach. 2, Chat. 3, Implore. 4, Essay. 5,
Meet. 22, Bill. 24, Bet-a. 25, Ruse (rues). 26, Second
be a conflict involved. A loved one is in the mood to in-
Lipstick. 6, Cede. 11, Tortoise. 13, Sergeant. 14, Lag-
10, Trip. 11, Tots. 14, On ones toes. 16, Tart answer. 19,
dulge you and a political opponent is soon to join your
ging. 17, Slope. 19, Type. 21, Rome.
Across - 1, Case. 7, Lion tamer. 8, Edge. 9, O-TT-O.
Across - 7, Rub ones hands. 8, States. 9, Framed. 10,
18, Locust. 20, Avoid. 21, Nerve. 23, Wear.
You may be a little touchy, but you are always generous,
Feature. 12, A-gain. 15, US-ing. 16, Rest-a-te(rm). 18,
6, Sunflower. 12, Infantile. 13, Spot. 15, Spry. 17, Cherry.
creative and enthusiastic. Watch a tendency to be fixed
Edis-oN (rev.). 20, Depar-t. 22, Fear the worst.
Down - 1, Charm. 2, Focus. 3, Repair. 4, Borzoi. 5, Sill.
in your opinions. You succeed in a big way, but only if
Down - 1, But-tress. 2, Colt. 3, C-ensure. 4, Shi-F-t. 5,
Stow. 24, Each. 25, Moor. 26, Albatross. 27, Idle.
you are willing to change your mind and promote some
Untaught (untaut). 6, Is-le(asing). 11, Tun-is-Ian. 13, In-
11, Miss. 14, Permission. 16, Particular. 19, Yarn. 22,
highly original ideas.
terest. 14, Meddler (medlar). 17, U-nite (you night). 19,
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Classified ad bookings close 12PM Friday.
Bookings on (03) 5368 1966 or by email

WILSON Saturday 25 and
MEMORIALS Sunday 26 February Saturday Lucerne Hay STOCKFEED
8am 4pm 25 February Small Square
(no early birds) Oaten Chaff $15
8am 3pm Bales

& All District Cemeteries

26 Darcy St Lucerne Chaff $24
Headstones & Monuments
All Memorial Works
MADDINGLEY 9 Flack Street Second Cut Oats $15
Furniture, BALLAN Barley $14

Ph 5335 8074 Fax 5336 2669 household goods, Shedded
Wheat $14
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LAVELLE (nee Butler)
10 sq metres = $77 per
Food t for a King New & Used Shed clean ups
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metre plus delivery
February 17, 2017 Corporate functions, 20 ft & 40 ft Red Gum / Common
Weddings, Birthdays, Wont be beaten on Contact Andrew Clarke
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Dinner Parties, Funerals, Price or quality! Old ceramic electric jugs
and Karen (Missen); the year
Engagements, Christenings Please ring for a AK Logistics Pty Ltd Old
withceramic electric
mans face jugs
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Paying $300face (1950s)
- $500 cash
Brad and Sarah xxx
Qualified Chef
Paying $300 - $500 cash CALL: 5368 2258
0428 682 366 1800 562 269 Phone Neville or 0438 682 258
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FULL TIME POSITION COOK Get fit and earn $$$
Mt Egerton
(Must be available Saturday) Greendale Country Pub WALKERS
Beetroot, Marrow, Tomato, Egg Plant, Carrots, Must have HC Licence and Vic Roads driving record. WANTED
Must be available
Parsnip, Squash, Zucchini, Cucumber, Koharbi, A medical will be required once started. Based in ThursdaySunday
Lettuce, Capsicum, Honey & Preserves To deliver catalogues
Bacchus Marsh and to work in Melbourne Metro and Organised and Experienced
Highly Motivated and newspapers in:
OUR VEGETABLES ARE ONLY SOLD BY US AT Western suburbs quarry. Truck and Trailer experience
WEEKEND MARKETS OR FROM OUR FARM essential, training and uniform will be provided. Work in a Team Environment BACCHUS MARSH
Immediate start available. Send resume to: EMAIL: Call Sue
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0419 383 067
5368 9476 / 0408 778 680 or Phone 0419 023 736 by 24th February 2017


150 years of service to the
Shires of Hebpurn and Moorabool
& surrounds. Request for
Pre-paid & Pre-planned
funerals available

150 years of service to the Shires ofAndrew

Hepburn andand
Nuske Moorabool
Alicia Kay
& Surrounds. Pre-paid & Pre-planned
OFFICEfunerals available.
: 24 BRIDPORT STREET Disability Support Workers
Number: CFA-2015-1432
Andrew Nuske and Alica Kay Casual Positions
info@vereyfuneraldirectors.com Central Highlands Training Campus
24 Bridport Street, Daylesford Bacchus Marsh, Melton and Ballarat

5348 2762
CFA has been looking for a suitable site to
ALL HOURS purchase around the Ballan area for some
5348 2762 ALL HOURS
Individual and Personal Goodbyes. time. We are seeking further submissions from
Individual and Personal Goodbyes interested land owners within the Ballan area
for the purchase of approximately 30 40
hectares (75 100 acres) of land.
Site Requirements

PAT CASHIN The preferred location of the proposed

site is South to South- East of the Ballan

Reasonable accessibility.
Relatively level topography.
Away from waterways. Casual positions are available across the West Division of the Department
Service connections are accessible. of Health and Human Services, particularly within the locations of Bacchus
Marsh, Melton and Ballarat. These positions include shift work (sleep over,
1114 Doveton St. Nth, CFA follows the Victorian Government Land
Transactions Policy and Guidelines in regard to
active nights and weekend shifts).

Ballarat land purchases.

In this role you will provide support in the daily living activities for people
with a disability living in a Group Home. You will also play an active role in
Interested land owners should contact Brian facilitating the development and enhancement of independent living and

Ph: 5333 3911 Robie on 9262 8354 or b.robie@cfa.vic.gov.au

for further details.
other skills including the individuals participation in the community.
To be successful you will need current level 2 First Aid, CPR certificate,
Working with Children Check (employee) and drivers licence.

All Hours Closing Date and Time:

2.00 pm, Wednesday 22 February 2017
Working for the Department of Health and Human Services is not just a job.
It can be a journey of learning, self discovery, challenge and achievement.

Closing date is Midnight Sunday 26th February, 2017

F ate cost
cfa.vic.gov.au Position Number: DHHS/WWD/CHA/50670
To apply please visit careers.vic.gov.au

at moder
The department promotes diversity and equal opportunity in employment
and is committed to a more diverse workforce. If you are an Aboriginal or
Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice

and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on
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U3A BACCHUS MARSH Handyman Services
Meeting to be held at Darley Mowing
Neighbourhood House Maintenance
Grass Slashing 33-35 Jonathan Drive, Darley Security Doors
& Mowing WEDNESDAY 8th March Piano Lessons Fences
Landscaping at 10.00 am
piano & keyboard Gutter Cleaning
Guest Speaker
Herbicide Application beginner guitar Pressure washing
Garden Maintenance
Morning Tea Provided
Members, Friends and double bass Roof restoration Ballan Golf Club
Visitors Welcome. (Gordon) and much more
Property Maintenance Results - Week ending Saturday 18 February
Enquiries - Hon Sec: Tim Nelson No job too small, just give
Mob: 0439 476 966 Helen Brown 5367 1543 0450 904 464 me a call. 0418 577 543 Wednesday Stableford
WinnerIan Bragge (18) 42 points on c/b from Bob Arklay (9).
EMPLOYMENT STORAGE WATER NTPs -12th Lenny Killender, 15thIan Bragge.
LOADER OPERATOR Magpie - 14thPeter Di Fiore.
Pinegro Products a leading supplier to the landscape Tiger Natural
Containers Saturday- Stroke
industry require an experienced loader operator for a full
Spring Water
time role located at Ballan & Storage (Canadian Pairs)
Requirements: For Swimming Pools, Gross Winners - David Blythe & Frank Raffaele 70.
Experience in operating a front end loader Short & Long Household Tanks, R/up - Luke Nunn & Travis Toohey 71.
Ability to work unsupervised and adhere to company Term Rentals Stock,
safety policy Nett Winners - Greg McAloon & Victor Buttigieg
HR/HC and excavator experience preferable Containers For Sale Roadworks Hire 76-17.25-58.75. R/up - Damien Toohey & Nick Toohey
Pay rate commensurate with experience & Hire Call Gary McTigue 74-14.625-59.375.
Applications should be emailed to
wlewis@pinegro.com.au by the 7th March, 2017 0490 420 219 0419 008 027 NTPs - 2nd Alan Heaver, 7thChris Tudor,
12thGlen Herring, 15thNick Toohey.

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CAMP BED metal frame fold up DOLL stands (15) $30 lot - 0417 110 LAWN Mower Victa 4 stroke Turbo Marsh Primary, dress size 4, polo well, $30 - 0408 951 676
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5565 DOORS (3) $90 lot - 5367 5663 size 6, pants size 6, Hat, Shorts size 4, $80 5348 4040
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CAR Pedders Sports Rider Rear DOORS sundry $100 the lot, 0447 Durie lawn mower.$80 5348 4040 WALKING Frame, $20 - 0408 951 676
Lowered Springs, Suit FG Falcon SCHOOL UNIFORM, Bacchus
360 390 LOUNGE, 3 seater, fabric, blue, EC WASHING MACHINE, LG 7kg front
Marsh Primary, Dress size 4, 2 polo
XR6 $100 - 0424 148 752 DOORS (10) all sizes, interior & FREE - 4302 9493 loader. vibrates and walks. $50
shirts sizes 4 and 6, Jacket size 6,
CAR Pedders Sports Rider front exterior $100 lot 0414 785 366 LOUNGE Suite Retro 2 swivel arm School bag, art smock and book bag, 5300 4919
Lowered Springs, suit FG Falcon XR6 DOOR frames (10) all sizes hardwood chairs & 3 seater couch $50 lot -0447 $100 Ph 0490 406 807 WATER TANK 2000 litres $100
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CAR engine stand, never been used DOOR Bi-fold with glass panels $40 LOUNGE Recliner, VGC, $60 -5310 cushions, under seat storage GC WELDER CIG Transarc Easy Welder
$50 - 5368 6863 - 0414 785 366 6306 $50ea - 0457 422 092 140 amp GC $70 - 5367 5663
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Bacchus Marsh Little Athletics Avenue Bowling Club

The Centre held a twilight Results Round 16
meet on Friday evening at Ma-
Division 1 v Midlands Golf
sons Lane Reserve. Jarvis Miles
(Blues) set a new Centre record, It was Ben Goulds team that were
throwing the Discus 34.19 metres largely responsible for getting
in the Under 12 event. Avenue over the line. In only
surrendering five of the 25 ends,
On the weekend, 23 athletes
the team were able to record a
represented Bacchus Marsh at
40-9 victory, despite dropping five shots on the penultimate
the Western Metro Region Track
end. This very welcome result plus a three-shot win by Bill
& Field Championships held at
Hawkens rink, enabled Avenue to cover losses on the other
Wyndham Sporting Complex,
two rinks and complete a much needed win.
Werribee. BMLAC claimed 14
medals - 5 Gold, 6 Silver and 3 With only two games to play, this win increases Avenues
Bronze. lead over Midlands Golf to 24 shots.
Gold medalists - Alex Lloyd Final score Avenue 94 def Midlands 83.
(High Jump), Taryn McMinn Division 2 v Smeaton
(100m), Ryan Lister (100m), Wil-
Three of the four Avenue rinks got off to a slow start and
liam Lalor (High Jump), Olivia
never really recovered. The best performed Avenue rink
Way (Triple Jump).
was that of Bob Delaney whose team went down by just
Silver medalists - Shameka Gre- three shots, whilst Glenys Kays rink recovered from a 7-21
ro (High Jump), Bridie Shanahan score line after 19 ends to ultimately lose by five shots. Dino
(Discus), William Lalor (Discus), Borattos rink was within two shots with four ends to go but
Jarvis Miles (Shot Put & Discus), Olivia Way. Ryan Lister.
lost by nine. Joe Borattos rink got within three shots, but
Keely Rich (Javelin). faded over the last eight ends to go down by 16 shots.
Bronze medalists Miah Miles Final score Avenue 76 lost Smeaton 109.
(Discus), Olivia Way (Javelin),
Kayla Downes (Shot Put). Division 5 v Daylesford
Alex, Taryn, Ryan, William & Stewart Wilsons rink led the charge with a hard fought
Olivia have now qualified for the eight shot win, with Mike Roberts rink close behind with a
State Track & Field Champion- seven-shot win. Ray Humphreys rink completed the trifecta
ships to be held on March 11 & 12 with a one shot win, with Dave McKendricks rink managing
at Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park. a draw, despite dropping four shots on the last two ends.
This Saturdays BMLAC compe- Final score Avenue 97 def Daylesford 81.
tition will be PB (Personal Best)
Round. This is a competition Division 7 v Creswick
day celebrating PB achievements Again for Avenue it was the rinks of club veterans Stan
whilst focusing on the athletes Cumming and Don Lemin that helped Avenue in their game.
own improvements. Athletes The Cumming rink won by 21 shots, whilst the Lemin rink
will be awarded with a Little was equally as good with a 16-shot win. Oscar Mauffs rink
Athletics Victoria PB ribbon at also did well recording a two shot win. Unfortunately, Mal
the end of each event if they Smiths rink suffered a rare loss going down by 11 shots.
achieve a PB. Taryn McMinn. Alex Lloyd. William Lalor. Final score Avenue 102 def Creswick 74.

Ballan Cricket Club

Ballan 1 St X1
Ballan 118 v Napoleons 7/67
Batting - A Mullane 47, M Nolan 33, H Micallef 14.
Bowling - H Micallef 10-4-3/15, Z Graham 11-5-2/11, D Gardiner 8-2-2/19.
Ballan won the toss and batted first with the wicket very lively which meant
Ballan batsmen struggled. Ash Mullane and Mick Nolan were the only batsmen
to get good starts making a 60 run partnership. Ballans bowlers were able take
advantage of the wicket when they bowled. Hayden Micallef, Zac Graham and
David Gardiner bowled tight and were rewarded with some wickets.
Ballan 2nd X1
Ballan 317 def Lucas 5/202
Batting - J McDaid 106, J Cameron 48, S Dehnert 35, R Lindsey 34, T Trickey 32.
Bowling - J McDaid 8-0-2/56, A Trickey 8-0-1/20, R Lindsay 8-0-1/39
A good batting performance was setup by T Trickey with 32, followed by a very
good innings by John McDaid with 106. The bowling and fielding was excellent
which brought about a terrific win.
Under 16
Ballan 120 lost East Ballarat 9/262
Batting - D Graham 53, E Shaw 14, R Ranieri 11, J Crowe 10, B Leahy 5
Bowling - J McGregor 7-1-4/28, D Graham 9-0-2/34, J Crowe 6-0-1/41, B Rivett
It was Ballans turn to bat and they lost a wicket early due to a runout that set the
Tom Cox finished with the figures of 1/28. Photos Chris Thom
tone for the day. Dylan Graham led the batting with 53; Evan Shaw found some
form and was playing some excellent shots and Banjo Leahy made his highest
Under 13
Ballan 6/244 lost East Ballarat Gold 6/264
Batting - D Pascoe 50 ret, C Gates 41, M Popple 32 no, J Johnston 14 no, N Loft 10
ret, K Heafield 8 ret.
Bowling - J Horan 4-2-1/8, T Cox 5-0-1/28, D Pascoe 4-0-1/16.
Ballan bowled first and let themselves down in the field and bowling, which left
the team with a massive run chase. All of Ballans batsmen made a great effort in
chasing the runs but fell 20 short.
Under 12
Ballan 83 lost St Anthonys 203
Batting - J Black 12 ret, B Conroy 11, J Jarvis 10, N Loft 4, A McIlwaine 3
Bowling - M Conroy 2-0-3/15, J Black 2-0-1/6, Z Boland 4-0-1/13, J Bower 4-0-1/22.
Ballan were able to bowl St Anthonys out with three overs left, which very few
sides have been able to do this year. This was due to good bowling by all bowlers
led by Mackenzie Conroy with three wickets, well supported by excellent
fielding with good catches by James Black, Zeb Vincent, Aussie McIlwaine, Ned
Loft and Albie Eskdale.
Ballan Cricket Club - Super Draw Results. 1st Chris Mullane, 2nd Ash Smith,
3rd Karen Popple. Cody Gates with a solid 41 runs. Tom McGregor taking the stumps on a disallowed runout.
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Darley Cricket Tabcorp Park

Saturday 18 February
Darleys Third XI will be before being run out for 57. The Redcaps, who re-com-
hoping for a big perfor- After opening bowler Rick menced their innings on
mance from their bowlers James struck twice early to 5/130, made 8/332 thanks
next week after they re- have Coronet City reeling to some good lower order
corded just 9/120 against at 2/8, the opposition stead- batting. Ryan Densley and
Buninyong. ied the ship, but kept losing Austin Macbeth added to
Despite looking good at wickets at crucial moments their wickets from last week
2/65, the Lions lower order to fall 26 runs short, making to finish with two wickets
By Shaun Kelly were skittled quite quickly, 204 off their 40 overs. each.
even with Clint Salisbury
Seniors holding up an end in the
Roberts also produced with
the ball in a relatively expen-
Commencing their innings
on 6/79, it took Wendouree
With Darleys First XI middle order to top score sive, but fruitful, three-over just 7.5 overs to dismiss the
cricketers enjoying a bye in with 26, losing their last six stint that netted him 3/20, Lions, who finished all out
the penultimate home-and- wickets for just 30 runs be-
away fixture, the Lions Sec- with James Higgins taking on 95. Hayden Nash added Saturday 18 February, Tabcorp Park Melton Race 5,
fore declaring late in the day three wickets and Thomas five runs to his overnight Winner: Bad Boy Brad (9). Trainer: Dianne Giles. Driver:
ond XI enjoyed their time in
in the hopes of taking a Bun- Gibbs one to go with James score to finish as Darleys
Lance Justice. Photo: Stuart McCormick HRV.
the spotlight, securing first-
inyong scalp to end the day. early strikes. second top scorer on 30 be-
innings points well inside
The Bunnies saw out their hind Ryan Densley.
the first day of their two-day
clash with VRI Delacombe. two overs to sit on 0/3 at the
end of play, with all of their
Juniors Updated scores from Dar-
Only one VRI batsman, An unbeaten century in the leys 14 & Under Second XI
runs coming from no-balls.
opener Jarrod Burns, made 16 & Under Second XI by Joel game were unavailable.
it past double figures as the Cadman has given Darley
Lions produced their best The news was much bet-
an unassailable buffer inside The Darley Cubs played
bowling performance of the ter for the Lions Fourth XI
the top four, after their fifth out a thrilling draw in the
year to skittle VRI for just 64 though, who continued their
consecutive victory. conclusion to their Under
inside 39 overs. push for a finals spot with a
After skittling Golden Point 12 game against Melton
Mitch Wards impressive victory over second-placed
for just 76 last week, the Li- Centrals White, with scores
season at Second XI level Coronet City in their one-
continued, taking home the ons started day two on 1/51 locked on 143 at the end of
day clash on Saturday.
best bowling figures of the with Cadman and Jordan the game. Saturday 18 February, Tabcorp Park Melton Race 8,
The Lions were sent into Winner: Stars of Courage (4). Trainer: David Kemp. Driver:
day with 3/15 off his six Monaghan at the crease, and Centrals started on 1/51 on
bat at the Darley Hub and John Justice. Photo: Stuart McCormick HRV.
overs, with the consistent finished the day on 8/297. the second night of play be-
responded by notching an
Ben Longhurst taking 2/13 impressive 5/230 off their 40 Cadmans score of 102 came fore progressing their score
off 11 overs, with six maid- off just 96 balls with 12 to 2/143, with Ewan Shelley
ens. Regular First XI play- boundaries, his second ju- taking the lone second-night
ers Brad Barnes (2/24) and Once again the Lions top-
nior century for Darley. wicket to join George Mar-
Hasitha Wickramasinghe order produced, with open-
ers Tim Gallagher, who Cadman shared a 97 run tindale as wicket-takers for
(1/1) helped contain the VRI
made his fourth consecutive second wicket partnership the match, before the Cubs,
line-up, whilst Jamie McKer-
half-century, and Darren with Jordan Monaghan (46), who started on 3/70, made
row conceded just one run
Hynes (27) combining for a with Mitch Ward smacking it to 6/143 at the end of their
from his six overs, along
57 run opening partnership, 34 not out off just 16 balls late second lot of 20 overs, with
with a caught and bowled.
followed by Bryce Galeas in the innings. Mitchell Wells scoring an
Darley then had the luxury
of 40 overs to bat, and have unbeaten 61 from first drop impressive 17 to almost drag
ensured they take a lead into and a superb cameo from The 14 & Under First XI suf- his team over the line.
Saturday 18 February, Tabcorp Park Melton Race 6,
the second day after finish- Brad Roberts, who cracked fered a big loss at the hands Darley Pride v Melton West Winner: Heavens Trend (1). Trainer: Emma Stewart. Driver:
ing on 6/109 at stumps. eight fours and three sixes of Wendouree Red. no results. Gavin Lang. Photo: Stuart McCormick HRV.

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Bacchus Marsh soccer club was established
2008. It is a friendly club, where we nurture
the children through positive coaching from
the age of 5 years and upwards. We are
expanding as a club and are looking for players
and coaches in the following categories:
Seniors women
Seniors men
Under 17s
Girls Under 16s
Under 15s
Mixed Under 13s
Boys & Girls Under 11s
Mixed Under 9s
Mixed Under 8s
Mini Roos ages 5 and up
ATTENTION all girls and ladies
We are currently calling on females to join
our club and expand our teams from U11s
to seniors. Come on down to the club and
introduce yourself to Craig and Hilda the
womens coaches. Soccer is great for health,
tness and an amazing social experience for
all. No need to have experience, the best
way to learn is to be part of a team.
Why not give it a try.

We are keen to increase our sponsorship list please call club President if you are interested.

Training at Masons Lane Reserve Bacchus Marsh Wednesdays & Fridays from 6pm.
Website: http://bacchusmarshsoccer.org.au/
Email: bacchusmarshscorpions@hotmail.com.au
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BMsoccerClub/
President: Noel Stanley 0410 822 153
Treasurer: Liam Kiely 0408 059 294