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Tuesday 30 January, 2018 Serving Ballan and district since 1872 Phone 5368 1966 Vol 12 No 4

Citizen of the Year for Moorabool Del Leggett (left) is congratulated by Young Citizen of the Year Corey Williams and Moorabool’s Australia Day Ambassador Father Bob Macguire at the
celebrations in Ballan on Friday 26 January. Photo Helen Tatchell

By Kate Taylor
Honourary Citizen Her Citizen of the Year honour is far from her first honour local organisations and groups over such a long period of
– Ms Leggett has also previously been awarded the Order of time, Ms Leggett explained that her surprise at receiving the
Moorabool’s Australia Day Awards have been presented to Australia medal for her services to the community. Australia Day honour was because nobody does community
proud recipients, during the shire’s celebrations in Ballan last Still, when Moorabool Shire Council Mayor Paul Tatchell work with an expectation of ever being awarded for it.
Friday. rang Ms Leggett to let her know that she would be receiving “I don’t think you ever think of that, while you’re doing the
The honour of Citizen of the Year went to Delwyn (Del) the award, it took a bit of convincing. things you’re doing. You just think ‘oh I’ll do that, I can help
Leggett, perhaps best known for her role as the first Mayor
“It was just so unexpected for me, and he was getting a laugh out with that…’ you just do it. As a result, these things come
of Moorabool.
at me because I was saying ‘’it can’t be right!’ I said, just as as a shock to you.”
Ms Leggett served as a councillor for the Shire of Bacchus
well I’m sitting down!” Ms Leggett told the Moorabool News. Ms Leggett was presented with her award by Moorabool’s
Marsh, including as Shire President, before becoming Mayor
It took a few days before Ms Leggett told even her best friend Australia Day Ambassador Father Bob Maguire.
of Moorabool Shire upon amalgamation in 1996, retiring
from local government in 1999. of the news. “I’m really, really absolutely chuffed that Father Bob
Ms Leggett is also a Justice of the Peace, has been a long-time “I didn’t tell anybody because I thought ‘oh that’s not right, Maguire was there, he’s just a wonderful man and he’s done
board member of Djerriwarrh Health Services, and is well it can’t be me, I’m sure something will happen.’ I told her, so much good for so many people. I’m thrilled, he’s done so
known for her numerous other contributions to community ‘don’t’ say anything, because I’m not sure it’s true!” many wonderful things, I admire him to bits.”
organisations over many years. Despite her incredibly long history of contributing to many (Honour Roll and New Citizens next edition)

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Ashes saved in fire
By Jessica Howard told Nicholas he couldn’t go into the house,
but he did what he needed to do, he kicked
An 18-year-old Darley resident has jumped in the window, jumped in and grabbed her
into a raging house fire to save the ashes of out”.
his late little sister. Sherri-leigh said as her son jumped inside,
Nicholas Land kicked in the window of his the roof above the bedroom started falling in
parent’s bedroom and jumped inside before and Nichols burnt the bottom of his foot.
blindly making his way through the thick “When he jumped in, he put his shirt up
smoke in order to retrieve the urn belonging over his face because the smoke was just so
to his sister Emerikus, who was stillborn thick; he closed his eyes and followed the
five-years-ago. bed up to the bedside table, where the [urn]
His mother, Sherri-leigh said while it was was.
devastating to lose everything in the fire, “He endangered his life, but we are a very
which ripped through their home on Sunday close family. It is devastating that we have
January 21, it was a relief to still have their lost our own home, but after already losing
little girl. our little girl once, if we lost her to a house
“My husband [Ben] and I were at Pykes fire it would have just been another blow that
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our house was on fire,” she said. again”.
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your roof and everything has fallen in, so the night at a hotel in Caroline Springs. saved in the fire that destroyed their home. Photo – Jessica Howard
I yelled out to Ben and we rushed back to Sherri-leigh said they didn’t even have soap,
the car. We came straight into town and as or a toothbrush.
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Over the counter changes
By Jessica Howard The Therapeutic Goods Adminis- moving,” she said.
tration announced the decision to “The hydrotherapy pool and the
Painkillers containing the drug re-schedule the drug in December rehabilitation gymnasium can also
codeine will no longer be sold over 2016, stating there was evidence
the counter at pharmacies as of this that misuse of codeine contributes be very helpful”.
week. to liver damage; low blood potassi- Other BDH&C allied health ser-
The crackdown follows concerns um levels; stomach ulceration and vices include occupational therapy,
about the overuse and abuse of perforations; respiratory depres- exercise physiology and dietetics.
the opiate drug, which is found in sion and death.
A free drug and alcohol counsellor
common painkillers such as Nuro- “Low-dose codeine-containing
is also available through the Bal-
fen Plus, Codral and Panadeine. medicines are not intended to treat
long-term conditions, however larat Goldfields Brief Intervention
From Thursday (February 1),
people seeking these and other public consultation indicated that Program and UnitingCare Ballarat.
codeine-based pain medications, many consumers used these prod- Under the program, residents are
will need to visit a doctor to receive ucts to self-treat chronic pain. This eligible for up to five brief inter-
a prescription. meant that consumers frequently vention counselling sessions; psy-
Ballan District Health and Care became addicted to codeine,” a
chological and information-based
(BDH&C) practice manager, Tanya TGA statement said.
support and referrals to
Gradolf said now is the time for co- The TGA decision brings Austral-
deine-users to talk to their doctor. ia into line with the United States, other services.
“If you have been relying on over Photo – Alcohol & Drug Foundation Japan and most of Europe. The program is also available to
the counter medications contain- BDH&C’s physiotherapist, Libby those affected by someone else’s
ing codeine for your pain and you to review your past treatment and who misused pharmaceuticals had Woods said there are many differ- substance use.
feel the changes are likely to cause may be able to offer some fresh, used over-the-counter codeine- ent ways Ballan’s physiotherapists
non-judgemental approaches”. containing painkillers. For more information on the ser-
you some difficulty, it is the right and other allied health profession-
moment to make an appointment A household survey conducted In 2013, 68 per cent of the 668 over- als can help with pain. vice contact 0427 372 969 or Bal-
to see your GP,” she said. by the National Drug Strategy in dose deaths were related to phar- “One of our most important roles lan District Health and Care’s GP
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Local house receives national accolade
By Jessica Howard Baker House, which was added to the Victorian Heritage
Register in 2007, includes two other dwellings, including the
A Bacchus Marsh building has been named in Australia’s
top ten most iconic architectural sites.
Dower House, which was built for Baker’s mother-in-law,
and a Library designed by Roy Grounds (designer of the
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Local community Joshua Morris mp
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Authorised by Joshua Morris MP, 211 Dana Street, Ballarat. Funded from Parliamentary Electorate Office and Communications Budget.
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Paying rego Teacher faces court
ported by family and staff on one occasion, the teacher

in instalments
members of the school. placed his hand on her
Daryl Carr, who taught shoulder before slowly mov-
humanities at the school, is ing it down to her breast.
accused of sexually assault- On another occasion, Carr
ing the two female students allegedly sat next to the stu-
between June 2016 and Feb- dent and placed his hand on
By Jessica Howard all registered vehicle owners will have made ruary 2017. her inner thigh.
the switch to short-term registration, helping The two students, now aged The complainant told the
Victorian drivers can now take advantage of ease cost of living pressures for more than 14 and 15, appeared in court court that “a little bit of me
the State Government’s switch to short-term two million Victorians. (24 January) via a video-link. thinks he did it [put his hand
vehicle registration. Owners of cars, utes, vans, motorcycles and By Jessica Howard The court heard Carr, on her thigh] by accident
Drivers with registration renewals from other light vehicles can make the switch, or who is no longer teaching, and a little bit of me thinks it
January 1 now have the option of registering continue with an annual registration fee, by A Bacchus Marsh College touched the students inde- wasn’t an accident”.
their vehicles in new, flexible periods of creating a myVicRoads account. teacher accused of sexually cently while helping them The 56-year-old, who is yet
three, six or 12-month renewals. assaulting two students has with school work during
The online account allows owners to choose to formally enter a plea, was
More than 28,000 vehicle owners have appeared in the Ballarat school hours. bailed to appear in court on
their preferred registration option, and
already made the switch to the new short- Magistrates’ Court, sup- One complainant said that February 19.
receive electronic reminders when their
term options, with 75 per cent of eligible
registration is due.

Police Rounds
owners selecting the budget-friendly three-
month option and more than 7,000 drivers Under the new arrangements an average
selecting the six-month registration option. three-month registration will be $200.20 and
Acting Minister for Roads and Road Safety, an average six-month registration will cost
Philip Dalidakis said it was an overwhelming $400.40, compared to an average annual fee By Jessica Howard week. Timothy Evans was theft at another property on
response. of $800.80. arrested on January 17 and the same street. Enquiries
“We know that many family budgets are VicRoads currently processes 5.6 million A rural property in Mc- bailed to Bacchus Marsh relating to the burglaries
strained after Christmas – that’s why we’re registration renewals each year, including Carthy’s Lane in Navigators Magistrates’ Court on Fri- and theft continue.
providing these new, flexible registration 4.47 million light vehicles. was victim to a burglary on day (January 19). The matter •••
options to ease the cost of living pressure for To find out the facts on short term January 15. Police allege the was adjourned to a date in A number of children and
all Victorians,” he said. offenders forced entry via February. parents have been warned
registration or to sign up for a myVicRoads
a door, before rummaging ••• about riding bicycles on the
By the end of 2018, VicRoads expects half of account, visit www.vicroads.vic.gov.au. through a shed. A 25-year-old Ballanee road without a helmet. Bal-
••• Road resident was arrested lan Police remind residents

Slower road speed
A Greendale man was ar- in relation to allegations of that persons found without
rested on January 16 and sending threatening texts a helmet may incur a $298
17 following a short police on Wednesday (January 17). fine.
siege, where significant po- The male was charged and •••
lice resources were deployed bailed to the Bacchus Marsh After a number of firearm
By Kate Taylor The new limit came into effect as of 22 to the Greendale area. Magistrates’ Court on March thefts in the past two weeks,
December 2017, applying to the stretch of ••• 23. firearm owners are remind-
The speed limit on the Midland Highway, at road between Clarendon-Lal Lal Rd and A 53-year-old Ballan wom- ••• ed to take precautions when
Clarendon, has been reduced to 80kph. Greeves St. an was arrested on January A stolen car located at Pykes storing their guns. If going
The Moorabool News reported last year The change is a permanent one – unlike 16 following an alleged as- Creek was recovered by po- on holidays, owners should
that West Ward Councillor Tom Sullivan the temporary slowing of speeds along the sault on New Year’s Eve. The lice on Friday (January 19), consider storing them at an-
was lobbying for the speed limit drop on Midland Highway to Geelong, currently woman allegedly struck an- after a burglary and theft on other premises where some-
behalf of local residents, who were finding reduced in places to accommodate other person in the face with Monteville Lane in Ballan. one can look after them until
the traffic to be dangerous – especially with roadworks. a bottle, causing significant During the burglary, three they return.
growth occurring in the area. The roadworks include four new overtaking injuries. firearms were stolen and lat- •••
VicRoads reviewed the speed limit, which lanes at Meredith, Lethbridge, and ••• er recovered. A 32-year-old Locals are asked to be vigi-
had previously been set at 100kph, and Bannockburn, as well as the installation of A man on eight outstanding man was arrested in Mon- lant and report suspicious
announced that it would be dropped by roadside safety barriers, with the project warrants has been arrested teville Lane later that day, vehicles or persons by call-
20kph. expected to be completed by mid-2018. for the second time in one in relation to a burglary and ing Triple 000.

Moorabool Shire Council
NOTICE OF ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL AUSTRALIA DAY CELEBRATIONS – 2018
The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday 7 February, THANK YOU!
2018 in the Council Chambers, 15 Stead St, Ballan, commencing at 6.00pm. Moorabool Shire Council would like to thank the following groups and individuals for
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. their contributions to the success of the recent Australia Day Celebrations in Bacchus
Marsh:
COMMUNITY SATISFACTION SURVEY • The Ballan Lions Club
Council would like to inform residents that from early February to early March, your • The Ballan Rotary Club
household may receive a call from an independent market research agency, National • Megan Waddington, Claritude Quartet and Licorice Allsorts
Field Services. Clarinet Choir, musical entertainment
They have been commissioned to conduct a community satisfaction survey on behalf • Father Bob Maguire AM RFD, Australia Day Ambassador
of Council. Similar surveys will be undertaken across Victorian councils in the coming • Sound & Light Concepts, Technical Staging
months. The survey has been designed to assess the performance of Moorabool Shire • Bacchus Marsh Florist and Nursery, Floral Arrangements
Council across a range of measures to identify ways to provide improvement or more Thank you to the members of the community who attended the celebrations making
effective service delivery to residents. it such an enjoyable and memorable day for all.
The survey will involve interviews conducted among a representative sample of
residents.
We appreciate you taking the time to assist us with your valuable feedback.
Please be assured that your details and individual responses are confidential. Only the
overall results are shared with the Council.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Council’s Customer Service
on 5366 7100.

Moorabool Shire Council: PO Box 18, Ballan VIC 3342 Telephone: 03 5366 7100 Facsimile: 03 5368 1757 CEO: Rob Croxford
Email: info@moorabool.vic.gov.au Web: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au Facebook: Moorabool Shire Council Twitter: @mooraboolshire
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Catch of the day
By Kate Taylor Lake Toolondo................................................................... 16,800
Barkers Creek Reservoir.................................................... 8,000
With the festive season all but finished and ‘back to school’ Blue Rock Lake.................................................................. 27,250
on the horizon, there is still a good chance to hit the road for
Lake Eppalock................................................................ 166,000
the remainder of the holidays, and cast line.
Lake Bullen Merri..............................................................14,900
Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford announced at the end of
December that more than 1 million trout had been released Cairn Curran Reservoir................................................... 27,000
into Victorian waterways in 2017 – a new state record. Devilbend Reservoir........................................................ 15,000
Victoria also saw the introduction of new minimum Lake Eildon....................................................................... 83,000
size requirements for the recreational fishing of trout, in Lake Fyans ........................................................................ 20,000
September 2017. Lake Burrumbeet ............................................................ 15,000
Most of the fish released were yearling brown trout, rainbow Green Hill Lake .................................................................. 4,000
trout and Chinook salmon. Lake Hume ....................................................................... 69,000
The release of native fish has already begun this summer Hepburn Lagoon............................................................... 10,000
season with Australian bass, estuary perch and Murray cod,
Lake Wendouree.............................................................. 28,750
then golden perch, and more than four million native fish to
be stocked this summer. Lake Purrumbete.............................................................. 32,500
“2017 has seen fish stocking records tumble for recreational Hopkins River.................................................................... 6,000
anglers across Victoria and there remains even more to look Tullaroop Reservoir......................................................... 53,000
forward to,” Minister Pulford said. The new stocking database for all fish releases is available at
“From historic Lake Toolondo in our far west, right up to our www.vfa.vic.gov.au/database.
north east – we aren’t leaving any angler dry on their quest The State Government is committed to delivering its $46
to reel in a catch.” million Target One Million plan for recreational fishing,
Nearly 140 waters throughout the state shared in last year’s which aims to grow participation to one million anglers by
stocking milestone including: 2020.

WHAT’S ON
The What’s On section is for non-profit community organisations. All
free events submitted will be considered for FREE publication at the
Editors discretion. Advertising of AGMs in this section will only appear
if a paid public notice also appears in the classifieds section, as per the
constitution of Business & Consumer Affairs for incorporated groups.

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

The Catholic Parish of Gordon
Sacramental Program 2018
The program will commence with a compulsory meeting
(parent only) for children of the Parish in Year 4 or above
at St. Brigid’s School, Ballan,
Thursday 22nd February, 2018 @ 7.00pm
This will be an information and registration night.
A Copy of the Baptismal Certificate and $100
yearly fee will be required
Inquiries: Therese Winter 0417 518 187
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On the road again
By Kate Taylor if they left Melbourne in
an EH ute they’d never run
For about a five-minute into anything because they
stretch along the Henty can feel the road and feel
Highway, just out of Stalkers how bad it is - but how can
Bend, there’s a bit of mobile we expect them to do that in
phone coverage. modern vehicles. And some-
It’s not great, of course, with times their caravan is bigger
about every fifth or sixth than the car and they don’t
word going missing. have a license to drive an
“…stopping at every town… articulated...”
buy a pie… just spend a dol- The tour, taking in the lack
lar…,” says the voice of Paul of investment in country
Tatchell, Moorabool’s Mayor. Victoria, will ultimately
Cr. Tatchell was on the kind come as full-circle as the
of road trip, summer holiday blame-game surrounding
that people just don’t seem to the problem in the first place.
take anymore. Or if they do, “The problem is nobody
it’s with the kids in the air- takes responsibility – they
conditioned comfort of the blame the driver, they blame
back seat watching Frozen the tourist, they play this
on portable DVD players,
silly blame-game. Well it
instead of fighting over ba-
does keep them out of trou-
nana paddlepop ice-creams,
ble… when something goes
with bare legs sticking like
The quiet Main Street of Dunolly. On the road to Cape Nelson (Portland). wrong, they can say some-
glue to the vinyl seats.
one else did it.”
The kids are grown up and
days on a self-funded trip per cent,” Cr.Tatchell said, and Cobden, just to name a the quality of the roads out When Cr. Tatchell paused
out of home, with little ones
through some of the small- once he reached Portland, few of the towns. here. But the government, at a t-intersection, deciding
of their own now, for Cr.
est country towns, driving where the mobile coverage But Cr. Tatchell wasn’t fol- the state and the feds, need which way to go, the way
Tatchell and his wife. But
that’s okay, because this trip some of the most dilapidated was reliable. lowing a set route for the trip to spend the money where it ahead for the pollies is clear.
isn’t just about driving from roads and constantly asking The 10-day rural Victoria – it was a matter of waking needs to be spent. “Just take responsibil-
point A to point B to spend the question of ‘…why?’ road trip took in places in- up every morning and get- “And the other thing is, ity. Give some of the money
a week at a caravan park be- “Even though country Vic- cluding Dunolly, Inglewood, ting on the road, deciding people that don’t drive dur- country Victoria puts in,
fore heading back to work. toria is responsible for 80 Bridgewater, Pyramid Hill, whether to turn left or right ing the year, that jump on back to us.”
This was work. per cent of the state’s pro- Cohuna, Kerang, Swan Hill, along the way. the train for 50 weeks a year, If that happens, then maybe
As the Mayor of the shire ductivity, we only get three Koraleigh, Boort, Wyche- “The objective was to drive but never drive on country the future kids in the back-
with the third largest road per cent of roads funding – proof, Charlton, Donald, St. on all these country roads roads get in these posh cars seats will have safer roads to
network in the whole state, except for the main arterials, Arnaud, Avoca, Hamilton, that people are dying on – that don’t give you a real travel. Or at the very least,
Cr. Tatchell spent his holi- country shire’s get just three Heywood, Camperdown no-one wants to talk about sense of the road. I’m sure better mobile coverage.

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By Jessica Howard

Over $10,000 has been raised for the family
of a young father who died in a fatal car HAVE YOUR SAY
accident on the way to work.
DRAFT PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT
John Wilson was travelling to Springfield’s
Garage in Ballan, where he was employed as
The Ballarat Line Upgrade will deliver better train services and facilities for
a mechanic, on January 4, when his vehicle
regional Victorians.
collided with a truck on Greendale-Trentham
As part of ongoing design development, we’re proposing to duplicate three
Road.
kilometres of track between Bacchus Marsh station and Rowsley Station Road.
The 30-year-old leaves behind his fiancé
We want your feedback on the planning and environmental matters that are
Teresa and two-year-old son Logan. important to you in relation to these works.
Springfields Garage manager, Rebecca
Treadwell said although John had only HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED
worked at the garage for two days, he was
already part of the Springfield family. ONLINE SURVEY
“We had known for about a month that John
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have been his third day on the job,” she said.
never even knew John; there really are some formal request for a planning scheme amendment.
“When he didn’t turn up to work I thought
good people out there still”.
he might have broken down and ran out of
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In the weeks that followed John’s death,
Ms Treadwell took to social media and Wednesday, January 24.
created an online auction, where community “Raising this money was all I could do,” she
members and local businesses donated items said.
and vouchers to sell. “There’s a little boy who now has no Dad
“We had two online auctions and donation because he died travelling to here, his work,
tins located at ten businesses throughout to support his family. It is just so devastating,
Ballan,” Ms Treadwell said. and we will do everything we can do to
“I was so overwhelmed with the response. help Teresa and little Logan, long after the
My original goal was $5,000 and we reached fundraiser has finished”.
that from the first auction. The 2018 road toll stands at 16, the same as
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More Than Meets the Eye
December
regional
rise
House prices in regional
Victoria rose for the sev-
enth consecutive quarter
in the last three months of
2017, increasing 2.6 per cent
to a record high median of
38 Victoria Street, Darley $396,500.
This Large family home is situated in a prestigious New REIV data shows the
area of Darley on approx 921m2 of land with Geelong suburb of Norlane
renovated kitchen and bathrooms, a built in experienced the state’s larg-
outdoor 6 seater spa, single garage 7x7m2 shed est percentage increase, up
10.9 per cent to a median
and a double carport. house price of $305,000. This GIL KING
Inspect Saturday 10.30-11.00am was $30,000 higher than Sep-
tember quarter figures. CEO, REIV
Price: $590,000-$630,000 Clifton Springs on the Bel-
larine Peninsula also per- in Melbourne with multiple
formed well in the December suburbs experiencing solid
quarter with house prices in price growth in the Decem-
2/137 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh the coastal town rising nine ber quarter. Some of the
per cent to $430,000. This strongest price growth was
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Strong capital gains in the of $492,500; East Geelong, up
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Maldon and Red Cliffs, up dian of $311,000; Newtown,
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Red Cliffs now command a of Ballarat include Mount
median price of $227,000. Helen, Ballarat East, Redan
House prices also rose sig- and Canadian with quar-
nificantly in the Bendigo terly price growth of 7.8,
suburb of Strathdale, up 6.8, 5.7 and five per cent
$30,000 over the quarter to respectively.
$391,250 – an 8.3 per cent Other regional towns re-
quarterly increase. cording quarterly growth
Similar quarterly price of around five per cent in-
With limited amount of vacant residential land available in With limited amount of vacant residential land available in growth of 8.1 per cent was clude Kyabram ($264,000),
Ballan, here is the opportunity to purchase a great block Ballan, here is the opportunity to purchase a great block also experienced in the West Bairnsdale ($290,000), Wo-
within walking distance to the C.B.D. and all the amenities it within walking distance to the C.B.D. and all the amenities it Gippsland town of Trafalgar, donga ($321,500) and Wallan
has to offer, including Train Station, Supermarket, Hospital, has to offer, including Train Station, Supermarket, Hospital, ($430,000).
boosting its median house
Medical Centre, Banks, and Schools. Medical Centre, Banks, and Schools.
price to $365,000. For more information on
For all inquiries please contact: For all inquiries please contact:
Meanwhile, Greater Gee- median house prices by
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Rayner We put you first
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11.00am–11.45am 12:30pm – 1:15pm
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order. with just eight wickets in This gave Darley a poten-
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Locke and Jordan Mona- Coronet City in the first day
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Joel Cadman not out 23, off
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but not in love. You are incredibly sharp now and your
social life is going marvelously well. Messages may get
tangled later in the week.

Stars & Puzzles
LEO—July 23-August 22
It’s easy to overdo - to the point that you take on more
jobs than you can possibly finish. Friends, especially
romantic friends, seem a little forthright and inquiring
right now.
VIRGO—August 23-September 22
You are riding a crest of popularity now - which makes it
all too easy for you to avoid key issues. A shift in family
QUICK PUZZLE
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obligation.
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
Rewards arrive and in some of the most unexpected ways.
★★★★★★★★ Distractions are everywhere on the weekend. Home im-
provements, travel and travel planning and moves are all
favoured now.

ARIES—March 21-April 20 SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
Your stable nature seems to attract both men and women You earn the role of peacemaker, as much of your week
friends this week. Some of your own goals remain just is spent helping friends come to a settlement. Your judge-
out of reach. Don’t hesitate to ask for assurances. ment is not as sharp as you think. Be more discriminating
especially in your choice of companions.
TAURUS—April 21-May 22
You are a little vulnerable now and if you are looking for SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
trouble, you are bound to find some. To brighten your It’s easy to be deceived right now, so be wary of any
week, a shopping spree could be a good idea. Friends
touch you with a surprise gesture.
opportunists in your social circle. Recent unconventional
ideas are paying off - to your amusement.
GEMINI—May 23-June 21
CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
A possible romantic clash is in the picture. Approach situ-
It’s a week for competitions, mental or physical. While
ations with more maturity and don’t make light of a con-
troversial subject. A link with the past takes place on the
you may not keep coming up the winner, you are scoring
weekend. points with VIP’s. Selling could be your current forte.
As a consumer, more care is needed.
CANCER—June 22-July 22
AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
NO. 9030 Take the lead now in finance and domestic decisions -
but not in love. You are incredibly sharp now and your Financial favours are not being returned. Don’t be shy
ACROSS DOWN social life is going marvelously well. Messages may get about asking for what is due. Your powers of concentra-
6. Tool (11) 1. Angry (8) tangled later in the week. tion now are extremely strong, and you achieve at least
7. Bombard (4) 2. Pain (6) LEO—July 23-August 22
one major accomplishment.
8. Author (8) 3. Crawl (6) PISCES—February 20-March 20
It’s easy to overdo - to the point that you take on more
9. Dessert (6) 4. Shape (4) jobs than you can possibly finish. Friends, especially Sparks may fly this week because you may put work be-
10. Mourn (6) 5. Slammer (6) romantic friends, seem a little forthright and inquiring fore romance. At the workplace, advancement may be in
12. Grinned (6) 6. Javelin (5) right now. the picture - just be a bit more patience.
15. Metal (6) 11. Aggressive (8)
17. Open-air (8) 13. Tune (6) VIRGO—August 23-September 22 BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
19. Job (4) 14. Monocrat (6) You are riding a crest of popularity now - which makes it You have a facility for inspiring people to do their best -
20. Stop (11) 15. Calm (6) all too easy for you to avoid key issues. A shift in family so long as they are not stealing the limelight from you.
16. Follow (5) responsibilities takes place and you may be in for a new This year will find you becoming less materialistic and
18. Corrosion (4) obligation. more philosophic.
CRYPTIC PUZZLE LIBRA—September 23-October 22
ACROSS Rewards arrive and in some of the most unexpected ways.
6. Give refuge to someone mad to get it? (11). 7. Don’t Distractions are everywhere on the weekend. Home im-

SUDOKU
go to with the girl (4). 8. Considering that it’s fashionable provements, travel and travel planning and moves are all
to the same extent (8). 9. Take a quick look at and fly off favoured now.
(6). 10. The newest figure, state to be incorrect (6). 12.
SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
Criticised for the details I omitted in the return (6). 15. To
make it fair, giving back a pound apiece (6). 17. Getting You earn the role of peacemaker, as much of your week
it confused with a Chinese fish (8). 19. Take it - it’s a NUMBER GAME
is spent helping friends come to a settlement. Your judge-
ment is not as sharp as you think. Be more discriminating
woolly toy (4). 20. Be the sort of person who should strike
oil? (7,4). especially in your choice of companions.
ANSWER BELOW
DOWN SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
1. The cradle is the one covered in fish-net (8). 2. Give
the impression you won’t work (6). 3. Storm when you It’s easy to be deceived right now, so be wary of any
put to sea (6). 4. Most desirable in the orchard (4). 5. opportunists in your social circle. Recent unconventional
Savours of corporal punishment (6). 6. Pump up that ideas are paying off - to your amusement.
forms part of the kitchen equipment (5). 11. Shudders CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
when one multiplies by three the figure entered (8). 13. It’s a week for competitions, mental or physical. While
The boys and I got right through to the landowners (6). you may not keep coming up the winner, you are scoring
14. They spin round and the riders come to grief (6). 15. points with VIP’s. Selling could be your current forte.
Caught and sacked? (6). 16. Be sycophantic and you’ll As a consumer, more care is needed.
get along swimmingly! (5). 18. Meaning it’s a private
street (4). AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
Financial favours are not being returned. Don’t be shy
about asking for what is due. Your powers of concentra-
SOLUTIONS - CROSSWORD NO. 9029 tion now are extremely strong, and you achieve at least
ers (anag.). 15, Bagged. 16, Crawl. 18, GI-St.
Smacks. 6, Grill. 11, Tre-M-bles. 13, La-I-R-ds. 14, Dri- one major accomplishment.
QUICK SOLUTIONS
Down - 1, Bass-I-net. 2, Strike. 3, As-sail. 4, Plum. 5,
PISCES—February 20-March 20
Across - 6, Bedlington. 8, Gape. 9, Pier. 10, Vital. 11,
Ming-ling. 19, Bear. 20, Deserve well.
Sparks may fly this week because you may put work be-
Eddy. 12, Soundless. 16, Spaghetti. 20, Plug. 22, Issue.
Glance. 10, L-atest. 12, Sl(I)ated (rev.). 15, Bl-each. 17,
fore romance. At the workplace, advancement may be in
23, Tick. 24, Stud. 25, Detestable.
Across - 6, Grant asylum. 7, Miss. 8, In-as-much. 9, the picture - just be a bit more patience.
Down - 1, Merino. 2, Glaring. 3, Snivel. 4, Status. 5,
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS
Angle. 7, Spade 13, Era. 14, Neutral. 15, Flute. 17, Pe- BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
seta. 18, Grease. 19, Tickle. 21, Giddy.
15, Smooth. 16, Ensue. 18, Rust. You have a facility for inspiring people to do their best -
Prison. 6, Spear. 11, Militant. 13, Melody. 14, Despot. so long as they are not stealing the limelight from you.
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS
Down - 1, Wrathful. 2, Twinge. 3, Grovel. 4, Oval. 5, This year will find you becoming less materialistic and
Across - 6, Demon rummy. 8, Iris. 9, Root. 10, MO-urn.
20, Discontinue. more philosophic.
11, Gift. 12, At any rate. 16, Three laps (anag.). 20, T-H-
10, Lament. 12, Smiled. 15, Silver. 17, Alfresco. 19, Task.
is. 22, (yawahta)H-ennA (rev.). 23, Wa-I-l (rev.). 24, I-
Across - 6, Screwdriver. 7, Pelt. 8, Novelist. 9, Trifle.
rma. 25, Double room.
QUICK SOLUTIONS
Down - 1, Report. 2, Con-tent. 3, Primer. 4, A-mount. 5,
Lying. 7, T-if-F-S. 13, AI-r. 14, Flowery. 15, T-her-e(rm).
SOLUTIONS - CROSSWORD NO. 9030
17, Hang-up. 18, Enab-le. 19, P-oison. 21, Shade.
Sport
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Ben Loughnane picked up 4/26 with the ball.

BC
   C
allan Nelson breaking the 70 metre record.

Bacchus Marsh
ricket
lub

Ballan Cricket Club Little Athletics
Ballan 1 St X1
Ballan 2/38 v Mt Clear 10/153 Records continue to tumble
Batting - J McGregor 18 not out, Z Graham 13, M Currie 1 At last Saturday morning’s Bacchus
not out Marsh Little Athletics meet, spectators
Bowling - B Loughnane 19.2-5-4/26, Z Graham 20-9-4/33, M witnessed Nelson Banigo (Eagles) set
Snaith 8-1-2/31. another two Centre records.  Nelson
Mt Clear won the toss and batted first; Ballan’s bowlers put bettered his own Under 9 70 metres
in a great effort with the ball getting Mt Clear all out for record setting a new time of 10.29 secs.
153 in very hot and humid conditions. Ballan’s best bowlers Nelson equaled the Under 9 60 metre hurdles record, which
were Ben Loughnane and Zac Graham each picking up four has stood since 1970, running a record time of 10.40 secs. 
wickets. Ballan had 18 overs to bat for the day and lost two Shameka Grero was the PB Star of the Week achieving PBs
early wickets to leave them at 2/38 to continue batting next in 70m, 60m hurdles, 800m, long jump and shot put.
week. All Under 9-15 athletes are encouraged to enter the 2018
Ballan 2nd X1 Western Metro Region Track & Field Championships which
Zac Graham takes a one handed catch after taking 4/33 No cricket due to long weekend. is taking place at the Newport Park Athletics Track on 17 and
earlier. Photos Chris Thom All junior cricket resumes next weekend. 18 February.

Tabcorp Park
Saturday 27 January

Avenue Bowling Club Ballan Golf Club
Results – Mid-Week Round 14 Results – Week ending Saturday 27 January
Division 1 Wednesday 24 January
Daylesford 12 defeated Avenue 4
Winner Les Martin (17) 40 points, R/up Jimmy Walsh (21) 39
Division 2
points on c/b from Len Killender (25).
Avenue 14 defeated Learmonth 2
NTPs - 12th Jimmy Walsh, 15th Victor Buttigieg.
Division 5
Avenue 14 defeated Ballarat North 2 Magpie - 14th John Fitzgerald.
Results Weekend Round 13
Division 2 Saturday 27 January
Avenue 14 defeated City oval 4 A Grade - Winner Barry Sims (12) 39 points, R/up Peter Di
Division 3 Fiore (11) 38 points on c/b from Bob Arklay (9).
Avenue 16 defeated Ballarat North 2 B Grade - Winner on the day Pat Clifford (18) 42 points,
Division 5 R/up Jim Walsh (21) 34 points on c/b from Ian Godkin (15).
Midland Golf 15 defeated Avenue 3
C Grade - Winner Andrew Germon (25) 42 points
Division 7
on c/b from Brian Cran (25).
Avenue 14 defeated Midlands Golf 4
Best rink for Division 3 - Ian Malloy, Allan Benson. NTPs - 12th Kev Lockman, 15th Andrew Germon,
Mavis Thistlethwaite and Peter Thistlethwaite. 16th Barry Sims.
Saturday 27 January, Tabcorp Park Melton Race 4, Casey Best rink for Division 7 - Brian Bullen, Jake Carver, Magpies - 14th John Costello, 18th Pat Clifford.
Classic (G2). Winner: Lennytheshark (1). Trainer: David
Marg Robson and Gordon Hockley. Balls 6, Cut-off 39 points: John Muhlhan, Barry Sims,
Aiken. Driver: Chris Alford. Photo: Stuart McCormick
HRV. Both rinks winning by 27 points. Andrew Germon, Brian Cran, Len Killender, Pat Clifford.
Motoring
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One of the last Holden Calais vehicles to roll off the production line. Image - General Motors Holden

MOTORING MOORABOOL
2017 Holden Calais added to collection
The National Museum of four-door sedan manufac- general public. in 1948. Many saw this as delivered by our people at Holden 48-215, is recognised
Australia has acquired one tured at the General Motors National Museum director, evidence of national ma- Elizabeth has meant our as a key moment in the Na-
of the last vehicles to roll off Holden factory, in Elizabeth, Dr Mathew Trinca, said al- turity, proof that Australia last Australian-built cars, tional Museum’s Defining
the Holden production line South Australia, on 13 Octo- though it was sad to see the had escaped its pastoral be- including this Calais with Moments in Australian his-
before the Elizabeth factory ber 2017. end of local car production, ginnings and embraced the its engine proudly made tory project.
in South Australia closed on The vehicle joins the Na- the Museum was proud to modern industrial age,” Dr by Holden, at Fishermans
- Johnny O
20 October 2017, marking the tional Museum’s historic include the vehicle as part of Trinca said. Bend, and with hundreds
end of Australian-made car Holden collection which the story of car manufactur- By 1958 Holden sales ac- of other components drawn Provide feedback or
manufacturing. includes the 1946 Holden ing in Australia. counted for over 40 per cent from Australian automotive questions to – office@
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“This modern vehicle,
committed to collecting ob- American and Australian try and a million had been most technologically ad-
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for millions of Holden cars, Bernhard said. in Moorabool 16 Jan) and
of Australian society and perfect bookend to the Mu- Managing Director, Mark
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culture. Holden unambigu- seum’s Holden collection Bernhard, said the Calais “There is no finer automo-
48-215 model Holden (also write articles to encourage
ously falls into this category known as the FX), believed which spans over 70 years,” donated to the National Mu- bile to sit alongside the 1948
as an iconic brand which he said. seum “celebrates the Holden Holden prototype in the our young, responsibly
to be the first Holden to be and safely, and I often say
for decades has symbolised sold commercially. It was “Built for Australian con- manufacturing journey and Museum’s collection. We’re
it is these early childhood
freedom and independence delivered to industrialist Es- ditions, the robust and the special place Commo- proud to make this donation
experiences that can lead
for millions of Australians. sington Lewis (1881–1961) on economical Holden family dore holds in the hearts of to celebrate our manufactur-
later in life to a profitable
The Holden Calais recently the eve of 24 February 1949, a sedan captured the public many Australians”. ing heritage.”
and stimulating career.
joined the National Mu- day before the first Holdens imagination when they first “The pride, passion and The 1948 launch of Austral-
- Stefan.
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