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Tuesday 10 July, 2018 Serving Ballan and district since 1872 Phone 5368 1966 Vol 12 No 27

Justin Horne and family are rugged up and ready for another planting day in Moorabool. Photo – Grow West

Planting for tomorrow

Green thumbs are invited to roll up their sleeves and Port Phillip and Westernport CMA’s Grow West Coordinator, VNPA, Fifteen Trees, Bendigo Bank, Friends of Werribee
help plant 5000 new trees at the 13th annual Grow West Emma Muir, is excited to be teaming up with the Victorian Gorge and Long Forest Mallee, Bacchus Marsh Lions Club,
Community Planting Day this Sunday 15 July. National Parks Association and other community Victorian Mobile Landcare Group and Bacchus Marsh Scouts
The annual planting day is one of the Grow West’s biggest organisations for the event. and Girl Guides. Special thanks were acknowledged to host
events and is an important opportunity to rejuvenate and “We’ve been working with the VNPA for many years now, Paul Dettman.
restore local landscapes. Over the past 15 years, Grow West so it’s very exciting run our annual community planting day
The event has been funded through the Greening the West
has worked with thousands of volunteers and hundreds of at a location that will directly benefit a national park.
– 1 Million Tree program which is part of the Australian
landholders, who have helped plant over a million trees in “With a bit of work from some dedicated volunteers, this
Government’s National Landcare Program. The project
the Upper Werribee Catchment. park has the potential to be a significant community asset
creates a unique opportunity to make substantial, wide
This year, the planting day will be held at Sheoak Hill, and improve the health of the local environment.”
ranging improvements to the liveability and sustainability
a 552ha former cropping and grazing property nestled Ms Muir said it is an ambitious project, but with rewards for
of the west.
between Brisbane Ranges National Park and Werribee Gorge everyone that attends.
State Park, in the Rowsley Valley. “By participating in the planting day you’ll be helping to The Grow West Community Planting Day is on Sunday
The goal of the Sheoak Hill project is to re-establish a link reform this important corridor for threatened wildlife such 15 July, 9.30am-4pm, at Sheoak Hill, 1216 Glenmore, Rd,
between the two parks by managing existing vegetation, as Swift Parrots and Brush-tailed Phascogales.” Glenmore. Lunch and refreshments will be provided (BYO
controlling weeds and rabbits and revegetating both the flats Organisations and local groups volunteering their support cup and plate to help reduce waste).
as wells as the shallow and highly erodible hillsides. on the day include: For more information and to register visit growwest.com.au.

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funds for
3500 people to go cold as Ballan to shiver with no power

projects Powercor cold hearted

By Carol Saffer affect 1150 customers while
By Kate Taylor
We understand outages are 400 customers will continue
Put the bed-socks on and
Three local sporting projects are being put forward for state
stay in bed with an extra inconvenient and we thank without power until 3pm.
government funding of nearly $1 million. When The Moorabool
The Community Sports Infrastructure Fund (CSIF)
blanket as Powercor plans customers for their News asked how they will
to flick off the power for a
provides grants for planning, building new, and improving
whopping seven hours, in
understanding… communicate the sudden
existing facilities where communities conduct, organise and
participate in sport and recreation.
the middle of winter. - Powercor changes to Ballan residents
A total power outage im- and businesses the spokes-
Moorabool Shire Council sought expressions of interest woman responded, “we will
from sporting groups for the grants, but it is only council pacting the entire Ballan trade while the five staff nor- mission. The letter sent to
town centre and surround- mally rostered on will lose contact customers about the
itself that can make and submit the applications. residents failed to advise of
ing areas between 8.00am their days wages as I have to the same needs. change in times over the
Under the major projects category, council is applying for
to 3.00pm is scheduled for close the business.” coming days.”
$800,000 towards a new pavilion which has a total cost of The Moorabool News fur-
$1,873,398, with council funding $1,073,398 of the cost. Sunday 15 July. Ms Vella said she particu- “We understand outages
ther discovered Powercor
Plans for the new pavilion have been developed as part of Ballan residents and some larly finds it frustrating that are inconvenient and we
advised the same ‘major key
the Stage 1A master plan implementation at the Bacchus local businesses received an the Powercor letter mentions thank customers for their
business’ on July 5 of the ‘as-
Marsh Racecourse and Recreation Reserve. ‘interruption to your elec- the possibility that the out- understanding while our
signment of more crews’ to
Council is also applying for $50,000 for the installation tricity supply’ advice notice age times are not exact, and crews work to improve the
the works in Ballan, “so we
of a bore and irrigation system for the oval at the Elaine from Powercor by mail. there is a possibility that the
can reduce the outage down safety of the network,” the
Recreation Reserve. Located on Inglis Street, works may be cancelled.
to 4 hours from 8am-12pm.” spokeswoman said.
The project has a total budget of $75,000, with council Zest Café owner Lisa Vella On June 27 Powercor in-
received Powercor’s notifica- “Following feedback, we At the time of going to print
putting in $21,6000 and the Elaine Cricket Club contributing formed a ‘major key busi-
$3,4000. tion in the mail on Tuesday 5 have reduced the outage the forecast weather tem-
ness’ of their needs to un-
Funding is also being sought for the Bald Hill Activation July, a few hours before she time by three hours in some perature for Ballan on Sun-
dertake powerline works
Plan; to conduct a feasibility study into developing the area spoke with The Moorabool in Ballan to install REFCL areas,” a Powercor spokes-
day 15 July is an overnight
into a facility for recreation purposes. News. Bushfire prevention equip- woman told The Moorabool
low of 1 degrees with the
The study is set to cost $60,000, with an even split being As Sunday is one of her best ment. These works are part News on Friday 6 July.
mercury slowly climbing to
sought of $30,000 from council and a $30,000 grant. trading days Ms Vella said of the recommendations to According to Powercor, the a top temperature of just 11
Councillors voted at the June council meeting to approve she is very, very angry. come out of the 2009 Victo- outage on Sunday 15 July
the three projects to be put forward for grant funding. “I will lose a whole day’s rian Bushfires Royal Com- from 8am to 12 noon will

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Speak up on Lawyer provides

proposed new laws
By Kate Taylor

Residents may be up ‘ship

that the proposal could open
up a tin of worms – which
have a complaint from a
neighbour, then have to get a
proof … from
the internet
was then demonstrated by permit… we’re heading into
creek’ if they have a ship- Woodlands Ward Councillor unintended consequences,”
ping container on their Pat Toohey. Cr Toohey said.
property as a new local law “What is the budget for Councillors voted to put the
to tidy up Moorabool’s resi- compliance, will we need to draft law out for public com-
dential areas is now out for put on an extra person?” Cr ment for 45 days, with objec- By Caitlin Bewley Magistrate Robinson entertained the matter
public comment. Toohey asked the meeting. tions from Cr Bingham and (1st Yr Swinburne Unit) and said that “if the dual stalker is inaccurate,
The new law proposes re- Cr Toohey also went into Cr Toohey. you [the accused’s lawyer] wouldn’t have
strictions on shipping con- bat for farmers. It was fifth time lucky for a man who has
Residents can now provide been the first person to have raised this.”
tainers, motorbikes, shop-
“A farmer riding a motor- feedback, until early August, been contesting the same fine for months in The sole piece of paper not being of sufficient
ping trolleys and camping
bike on their property could through council channels. the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates Court, only
– and Council is currently evidence, the two police officers who
seeking feedback from the this time he fronted with a new lawyer who intercepted Hearn travelling at excessive
community. Draft Local Law: had information on speed radars. speed were called to provide the court with
Under the proposed law, Norman Hearn, a 66-year-old man from witness statements.
those who provide shopping What you Need to Know Templestowe, was recorded travelling Sergeant John Cody, an acting officer for 28
trolleys will be required to 138kph in a 100kph zone by police on Bacchus
take actions to reduce the * Permits will be required for shipping containers that are years, told the court that he had “never given
put in a residential area on vacant land, or that are put Mash-Geelong Road, on November 19, 2017. discrepancies above 2kph” in all his years in
likelihood of them being
taken away and dumped or out the front of a house, or that are in place for either The accused’s lawyer said that “this was the force.
left on the streets. more than 14 consecutive days or more than 21 days in an over reading” and “an inaccurate one at “We told him he would lose his license, he
a calendar year. that.”
Land owners and occupiers asked if we could do better, we said no,”
of land will have responsi- * Council’s first step will be discussions with the land
Eager to win the case, Hearn’s lawyer came Sergeant Cody said.
bility for maintaining the owner to take action to reduce the negative amenity
of shipping containers and to obtain a permit, with bearing a piece of paper which listed the user “This may be an over reading, but in my
nature strip in-front of their
enforcement action a last resort. specifications of the radar gun used to record opinion, it would be an under reading. It
property, and new require-
* Shipping containers will be exempt from a permit if Hearn’s alleged speed. always works in the accused’s favour,” he
ments will be put in place for
planning approval and or building approval is in place, The information on the document stated said.
people camping on private
for example if it has been approved to be used as a
land. that the radar gun’s accuracy is altered Rather than receiving a $595 fine, losing six
Among other changes, con- 3.2kph when both the police car and the demerit points and his license for six months,
* The changes to the recreational vehicle use is designed
ditions will also be put in to cut down on excessive noise, such as from motorbikes. accused’s vehicle are in motion. Hearn’s hearing was adjourned until August
place for shipping contain- “I don’t know where this piece of paper has 31 at the Bacchus Marsh Court.
* Recreational vehicles (including motorbikes) can be
ers and also for the riding used without a permit if they are outside the residential come from, I’ve never seen it before,” Acting The adjournment was in hope that the
of recreational vehicles in area, at least 500m from the nearest house and it is
residential areas. Sergeant Prosecutor Aimee Heal told the accused’s lawyer could provide the court
between sunrise and sunset. Farming activities are
West Ward Councillor Tom court. Magistrate Gregory Robinson chimed with more evidence than just a piece of paper
exempt from any of these requirements.
Sullivan said at the meeting in with “the internet.” from the internet.


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New loo easy to use

By Carol Saffer

A Marveloo is a mobile
Changing Place, larger than
standard accessible toilets,
designed for the 326,000 Vic-
torians living with complex
Moorabool Shire Council Stanley the carpet python was found a month ago in a
received a grant of $100,000 woodshed in Buninyong. Photo - DELWP

Lost a snake?
under the State Govern-
ment’s $2 million Chang-
ing Places Program which
supports up to 20 Chang- By Carol Saffer
ing Places facilities across
Victoria. Most people have a cat or dog go missing, but recently an
According to Council’s Gen- unusual reptile, for the area, was found.
eral Manager Social and Or- Carpet pythons are generally found in habitats ranging
ganisational Development, from tropical rainforest in the north-east of Australia to arid
Danny Colgan there are and coastal regions, not in the Central Highlands.
an estimated 5,609 people When a Buninyong resident contacted the Department of
living with a disability in Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) about a
Moorabool Shire. carpet python found in their woodshed a month ago it came
Mr Colgan says the Mar- as a surprise.
veloo unit enables people The Marveloo on display at Maroondah City Council. Photo Changing Places DELWP Program Manager of Compliance Operations, Jim
with disabilities to visit be set down anywhere as it “Andy Arnold Centre fits At a cost of $110,000 to build, O’Brien said the python was well outside of the natural range
places or attend events they is generator operated and this brief,” says Mr Colgan. while the Shire’s Marveloo and climate for this species.
might not otherwise go to fitted with a self-contained “It means that events and will have a permanent home “He is healthy and happy being handled, so he must belong
because of inadequate toilet water tank. to someone.”
festivals in Moorabool and at the Andy Arnold Centre,
facilities. The unit has space Council consulted with a neighbouring areas can be Lovingly named ‘Stanley’ by the DWELP team, the non-
it will be transported to
enough for one disabled per- truly inclusive events. Peo- venomous python appears to have been well cared for.
range of organisations and events around the shire and
son and two carers to use the individuals within the dis- ple with disabilities will not DELWP is hoping an owner will come forward looking for
could be hired by adjoining the nearly three-metre reptile.
toilet facility with dignity, ability sector on the need for be limited in the places they municipalities.
ease and hygiene. a Changing Places facility. In can go to and the time they “We would love to hand him back to his owner, so ‘Stanley’
Construction and position- can continue to be cared for.”
At 8 x 3 metres the Mar- feedback to a Council survey spend at an event. It will
ing of the Marveloo in Bac- If you know who ‘Stanley’ might belong to, or if you have
veloo unit is the maximum 77 per cent of respondents broaden their world and
length and width allowable chus Marsh is planned for recently lost a python fitting this description please contact
were in favour of a perma- maximise their participation
for transporting on Victorian nent site in a public place in and inclusion in sporting, October this year. DELWP Compliance on 136 186.
roads. Without the need of a the heart of Bacchus Marsh cultural and recreational
power or water supply it can where events are held. events.”
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Letters to the Editor Facebook feedback

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Dear Editor,
The majority of Australians are touched by The Prize was established to acknowledge
the impact of mental health in some way. those who are doing innovative work in
Many live with the daily burden of anxiety this area, whether they are involved in the
or depression, or care for a loved one. industry as a vocation or are advocates
because they have been touched by mental
Councillor involved in stalking matter (July 3)
Devastatingly, thousands of Australians die
illness. Acknowledging those who work or Huh? Does this councillor think this guy News
Email - news@themooraboolnews.com.au
by suicide each year and many more make
an attempt. It is the leading cause of death for volunteer in the industry is an important took his clothes off just for her??? I would
Australians between 15 and 44 years of age, part of the process to destigmatising mental have thought his beef is with the council Councillor in stalking case
but it can be prevented. illness. itself not just one councillor. I am sure By Caitlin Bewley
(1st Yr Swinburne Uni)

There are thousands of people working Nominations are now open and I urge the Court will take into consideration his No love was lost in the Bacchus Marsh

people to nominate people in your area.

court as a Moorabool councillor sought an
tirelessly to make a difference in this field personal circumstances and his grief at intervention order against a resident.
Cr Tonia Dudzik had an interim intervention
and their efforts could not be more urgent. More information and nomination losing his Ram. However, a Barrister for
order approved by Magistrate Robinson on
Friday 1 June, with Godwin Aquilina from

Anyone who knows of such a person would forms can be obtained from www. a stalking IVO application really?? Does
Maddingley to be served.
The matter was heard on Friday 22 June

no doubt appreciate their achievements, australianmentalhealthprize.org.au before Magistrate Ronald Saines and it didn’t
council and our rates pay the 8k a day for take long for the anger to erupt.

but I would encourage them to take it one Ita Buttrose AO OBE

Mr Aquilina was attempting to prove the

the barrister. I’m happy to tell both parties unfair treatment he has faced from his local

step further and nominate them for the Chair - Australian Mental

to grow up for free. - Erin

It was alleged on numerous occasions

Health Prize Advisory Group

Aquilina made the victim (Dudzik) feel
Australian Mental Health Prize. threatened and afraid, Barrister Damian
Cr Tonia Dudzik is seeking an intervention
Geoff Howar
candidate Mi
Ballan, appearing for Dudzik, told the court.
Interesting question? Who pays the legal
“I’ve been bullied and abused by council order against Godwin Aquilina
and I’m sick of it,” Aquilina told Magistrate Magistrate Saines denied his request.
fees? The Council or the Councillor? Saines.
“I’m starting to get entirely confused,
“You are foul, you are obscene,” Aquilina
shouted at Magistrate Saines.
- Debbie there’s so much fabrication it’s disgusting,”
Aquilina said.
“You are planning a civil attack, there is no
common sense,” Aquilina said.
Magistrate Saines asked the accused if
Magistrate Saines, became unsettled with
She’s dreaming - Mary he was removed from council chambers
recently because he removed his clothes.
the insults and directed the hearing to a
Contest Matter in Ballarat in August.
“Well I was asked to leave, so I did. But I
A disgruntled Aquilina stood up and
Exactly, a contested hearing plus payment
didn’t take all my clothes off, it was only my Ballan and D
walked out of the court before the hearing
overalls,” Aquilina said. from the Inc
“Bring the children [to be witnesses] because Program, wit
to the instructing solicitor, and witnesses?? children do not lie, they were there when it
all happened,” Aquilina told the court.
Cr Dudzik was represented by Barrister
Damian Ballan and was contacted for Member for
visited the Pre
From reading previous articles about this “The court will not involve children in a comment but declined, due to the on going
legal nature. announcemen
stalking case,” the Magistrate said.
facility to rej
guy it is clear there are potentially mental An intervention order is a court order
The outbursts continued throughout the
hearing with Aquilina making comments of
new equipme
designed to protect a person by placing “These upgra
health issues involved. Is his behaviour
it “being an unfair trial, I can see it already.”
limits on the behaviour of another The accused asked Magistrate Saines if it their outdoor
person. An intervention order can be was possible to change the intervention order accessible and
personal and directed at this councilor to made to protect a person from: physical
assault, sexual assault, harassment.
to him being able to be within five metres of
Dudzik, so that he could “still attend council
“I’m please
the point she fears for her safety? If a bloke meetings.” Preschool h

stripping down to his jocks in front of a

council chamber full of people means she feels personally threatened for her safety, then I
really hope she is paying her own legal costs. EitherConnecting
communities sense has gone out the window

or it wasn’t there to begin with. - Erin

Halletts Way Overpass (Darley)
Closed: Monday 9 July – Wednesday 11 July
Skate park needs new home (July 3)
We’ll be closing Halletts Way from Holts Lane to Burbidge Drive for
three days (weather dependent) to lay new pavement. The Bacchus

Marsh Road and Gisborne Road overpasses will be open for those
travelling between Darley and Bacchus Marsh.
Why not leave the skate News
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These works form part of the $15.2 million dedicated from the

park there and build the

Federal and State Governments to provide the Bacchus Marsh IN
community with new entry and exit ramps to the Western Freeway
playground at a better spot
at Halletts Way. The works on the entry and exit ramps will be

completed by the end of August.

where it’s visible to visitors For more information

Call: 1300 779 642 (business hours) By Kate Taylor

easily accessed? The tiny

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Housemate gives

evidence in murder trial

DISTRICT Rural Not-For-Profit Health Service delivering Acute,
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Newborns in www.ballanhealth.com.au

By Meg Kennedy

The former housemate of

the district Rural Not-For-Profit Health Service delivering Acute, Community, Aged and Child Care Services

murdered Bacchus Marsh

man Paul Hogan has told
Babies born recently understanding
at Bacchus Marsh
the Supreme Court of Victo-
ria he was “in shock” after and Melton Regional
witnessing the death.
Peter Hughes, who lived Hospital experiences
with Mr Hogan at the La-
We’re excited to partner with
billere street property, told
the court on Monday 2 July Central Highlands Primary Care
that Mr Hogan was about Partnership (CHPCP) to hear from
to drive him to the Bacchus a range of community members
Marsh train station before
his death. who have recently received care
Paul Hogan was found from our allied healthcare team.
dead in his white van with a
single gunshot wound to his
These confidential conversations
believing a car accident had on the night before Hogan’s will be held with Cathy Bushell
head at around 8:20am on
occurred. death.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016.
Anne and her husband Lo and Hogan were fighting Sunbury parents Jasmine
(CHPCP) over a cup of coffee or
Val Hogan, the mother of went outside to investigate KING and Josh TIDSWELL tea at Ballan Community House.
over text messages found on
the deceased, could be heard the noise and then saw Mr have a new baby boy. Little
the accused’s phone, Hughes We’ll analyse this feedback to
sobbing in the public gallery Hughes running down the Maverick Luke Tidswell
told the court from the wit-
as Mr Hughes recounted the road yelling to them, “Don’t arrived on Tuesday 3 July better understand ways
events. ness stand. at 5.17am. He is a new
go over there, someone’s to improve your experience
Hughes suffered injuries Hughes said Hogan told brother for Kodie and
been shot”.
to his hands from shattered Mr Hughes entered the
him “I now have an inde- weighed 9lb 2oz. when using allied healthcare
glass. pendent witness,” as he was services in Ballan.
couple’s home and spoke
The triple zero (000) call shown text messages on the
on Anne’s phone to the tri-
made at the scene by another mobile phone by Hogan. If you’d like to get involved,
ple-000 operator.
witness was played before As his panicked voice re- Lo, who is currently on please call Cathy on 5332 2943.
Justice Jane Dixon and the cording played in court, Mr trial for the murder of the
deceased, again appeared
Learn more about the project at
jury. Hughes appeared to become
Witness Anne, a resident of upset. emotionless as Mr Hughes ballanhealth.com.au/exp
Labillere street who made Hughes recounted argu- gave evidence to the Crown
the triple-000 call, said on ments he had overhead be- and the Defence.
the day of the shooting she tween Mr Hogan and the ac- The trial continues in the
heard a “loud bang”, firstly cused Yu Tung “Tracey” Lo Supreme Court of Victoria.

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sister Amara-Lee Waina
NOA. Arriving on Monday 2
July to Melton parents
Natasha AUSTIN and Rico
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11oz. (CHPCP), Shawn Lee (Director of Community
and Allied Health, BDHC), Danielle Grioli
(Exercise Physiologist) and Alison Watson
(Occupational Therapist)

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*NOW OPEN* Dig deep for Darley

Present this ad By Meg Kennedy

Although Darley Park Pa-

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vilion users are passionately
advocating for the grounds
to become a multi-million-
dollar community facil-
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Friday and Saturday Shire Council can’t see the
upgrade becoming a reality
anytime soon.
In a proposal to council-
lors at a Special Meeting to
consider submissions to be
proposed for the 2018/19
Annual Budget on Wednes-
day 20 June, Darley Football
Netball Club President and
Proposal Leader, Ray New-
ton, said the $2.65 million
project is shovel-ready and
“if funding is raised…could Ray Newton has presented to council the new proposal for Darley Park. Photo Helen Tatchell.
be completed in the first four
months of 2019.” sponded that “it is difficult grade could see the facilities clubs proposing to pledge
In response to the Coun- to foresee how Council not only be a “self-sufficient” up to $250,000 - 10 per cent
cil’s top-priority funding to could accommodate a fi- recreational facility, catering of the financial costs of the
upgrade the Bacchus Marsh nancial contribution of this for arts and entertainment proposal.
Racecourse and Recreation magnitude”, highlighting events, but become “another “If not this budget certainly
Reserve, Newton said “that the only agreeable option venue north of the freeway
2019/20 we would envisage
it does not provide “a sub- was to upgrade the facility to as a town hall”.
a council contribution of
stantial community centre accommodate the growing “We are doing this as a larg- $1m plus, even the design
within, and designed to ca- popularity of female football est single entity north of the

costing would be gratefully

ter for, the needs of Darley”. in the community. main street, or even largest
“It appears that the entire Speaking to The Moorabool in the Moorabool shire.
News, Newton said the aim “We have taken this upon “We are going ahead with
community of Darley may
have been left out of Coun- of the presentation was to our broad shoulders to do this,” he said.
cil’s recreation strategy”, see the proposal reach coun- this for our community, not Council suggested the pro-
cils “top of the priority list” just ourselves,” Mr Newton ject be referred to the Coun-
Like us on Facebook Newton said.
Although the proposal and hoping council could said. cil’s Capital Improvement
The Moorabool News focused on the upgrade as
a “ground-up, community
partner with the club for fu-
ture grants and loans.
A petition for the upgrade
has gathered almost 1000
Program, for consideration
of funding in future finan-
driven project”, Council re- Newton explained the up- signatures, as well as tenant cial years.

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HAPPIER TIMES – Darley FNC President Ray Newton enjoyed the

Premiership glory in 2017; in 2018 he has now been suspended
indefinitely by the club. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Devils in drama on field

By Helen Tatchell
A melee; a raucous; a brawl; just a bit of push and shove; call it what you Moorabool CEO Rob Croxford (third right) was in Canberra with Catherine King (Federal Member for Ballarat)
to advocate priority projects for Moorabool. Photo - submitted

Positive advocacy trip

like – it happened, and it wasn’t the players in the spotlight.
Ugly scenes occurred at Darley Park after the final siren on Saturday
30 June allegedly involving supporters and the President of the Darley
Football Club.
A spokesperson for the Ballarat Football League confirmed in a media
By Meg Kennedy and Investment, and a senior advi- “This conference has probably
statement that an investigation will be launched.
sor to Stephen Ciobo, Minister for been the one with the greatest ac-
“The BFNL will appoint Investigations Officers to look into all aspects Moorabool’s CEO Rob Croxford Trade, Tourism and Investment. cess to politicians.”
the incident. The BFNL does not condone poor or unsportsmanlike made the trek up to Parliament Specific issues that were discussed He highlighted that Member for
behaviour of any kind at our matches and we are committed to ensuring House last month, for discussions with members of parliament in- Ballarat and Shadow Minister for
our clubs provide a family friendly environment,” the statement read. with various MPs regarding fed- clude the $4 million regression of Health and Medicare, Catherine
The BFNL said they will not be making further comment on the matter eral involvement and funding for Parwan gas, sewerage installation King, was “instrumental” for the
until the results of the investigation are known. the local area. Bungaree and Wallace, and traffic CHCV’s opportunity to meet with
Meanwhile, the Darley Football Club also issued a statement saying the The 2018 National General Assem- issues in Bacchus Marsh. various shadow ministers.
club “is disturbed by the incident”. bly of Local Government was held He said that meeting with shadow
Projects discussed included a
in Canberra from 18 to 20 June, ministers and advisors was ben-
“An incident after the siren saw a small fracas start between some potential motor sport facility at
as eight local councils, including eficial, as they know the detail of
spectators and the club President. The Club has identified those spectators Fiskville, and the relocation of
Moorabool Shire Council, Ballarat policy and can forward councils
involved in the incident, who have each accepted full responsibility for City Council and Pyrenees Shire government services to Bacchus
their actions and were very regretful.” Marsh. onto outside sources.
Council, appeared collectively un-
The three individuals have been banned from attending all future der the Central Highlands Coun- One of the most talked about “Although there were no direct
Darley FNC games and functions. They accepted the sanctions. cils Victoria (CHCV) banner. topics was renewable energy. Mr promises made, that isn’t uncom-
Croxford said the CHCV met with mon,” he said.
The Executive Committee of the club met and followed suite in handing Moorabool Shire Council CEO
down an indefinite suspension to the President Ray Newton. Rob Croxford said the CHCV met the Australian Renewable Energy Mr Croxford explained that many
with “about 30 shadow minis- Agency (ARENA), a bipartisan or- outcomes, such as the upgrade of
“Mr Newton exercised a lack of judgement when dealing with these
ters and advisors, and a couple ganisation established specifically the Bacchus Marsh Racecourse Re-
spectators and as a result of his actions the ensuing incident may have serve, depends on when the next
of ministers” over the three-day to find investment in renewable
escalated rather than be diffused,” the statement read. Federal election is called.
conference. energy.
The club said Newton offered the Committee and the entire club his Although the Moorabool Shire “There’s a few pundits saying Oc-
“The key ones that we met with
unreserved apology for his poor handling of the situation. were the advisors to Deputy Prime Council’s appearance under the tober, there’s others saying early
Current Vice President, Mark Shelly will act in the President’s role with Minister Michael McCormack, who CHCV meant a collective of issues next year. But it couldn’t be any
fellow Committee Member, Darrell Ancrum taking over as Acting Vice- were very interested in the regional were heard from different councils, earlier than October now”, he said.
President until the club hold their AGM later in the year. priorities,” he said. Mr Croxford assured that “we all The Assembly saw over 900 May-
The Moorabool News contacted Mr Newton for comment, but he Other members included Jason had an equal voice in the room, so or’s and CEOs from around the
declined with an investigation pending. Clare, Shadow Minister for Trade that is a positive thing.” country attend.

Moorabool Shire Council

The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday 1 August, Council invites applications for the existing vacancies:
2018 in the Council Chambers, 15 Stead St, Ballan, commencing at 6.00pm. Manager Information, Communication & Technology - Full Time
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. - Applications close 15 July 2018
Coordinator Digital Futures - Full Time
COMMITTEE MEETING - Applications close 22 July 2018
The next committee meeting will be of the Development Assessment Committee, to Coordinator Information Management - Full Time
be held on Wednesday 18 July, 2018 at the Darley Civic Hub, 182 Halletts Way, - Application close 19 July 2018
Darley, commencing at 5.00pm. Mechanic Bacchus Marsh Depot – Permanent Full Time
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. - Applications close Friday 20 July 2018
Mechanic Ballan Office – Permanent Full Time
ADOPTION OF COUNCIL PLAN 2017-2021 (REVISED 2018) - Applications close Friday 20 July 2018
Pursuant to Section 125 of the Local Government Act 1989, Moorabool Shire Council Statutory Planner Project Officer – Permanent Part Time
advises that at the Special Meeting of Council on Wednesday 27 June 2018, the Council - Applications close 13 July 2018.
Plan 2017-2021 (Revised 2018) was adopted. All details available from the website: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au
The document can be viewed at Council offices at the following locations:
• 15 Stead Street, Ballan
• 182 Halletts Way, Darley
• Lerderderg Library 215 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh
Access to the document is also available online at www.moorabool.vic.gov.au

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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Feeders prove productive Studying

effects of
A number of large capacity feeders have proven
an excellent option to finish cattle on the Failli
properties, at Parwan on the outskirts of Bacchus
By Kate Taylor
The Failli brothers run Westside Meats and have
the Parwan Prime brand specialising in high Local residents have gathered
quality meat for the Australian market. to put forward their thoughts on
“We integrate the farms with the abattoirs,” Joe a new plan to manage traffic in
Failli said. Bacchus Marsh.
“We buy livestock, we background them on About 70 residents attended
the farms and put them back through the meat two consultation sessions held
plant. Angus cattle that come through the farm by Moorabool Shire Council, as
get graded and branded as Parwan Prime.” it works toward putting a Local
Mr Failli said last year they purchased a Area Traffic Management Plan
Dunstan feeder at an auction as a trial to see how (LATMP) in place to address the
a large capacity unit could work at the enterprise. traffic impacts of growth in the
“We put that on trial first, it survived so we Bacchus Marsh township and
thought if it survived here, and it’ll survive help inform planning and man-
anywhere so we bought another two.” agement of road space usage.
The original Dunstan feeder had an 18 cubic Joe Failli, of Parwan Prime, has used the large capacity feeder to finish cattle. “At present, Council receives
metre capacity, with the two newer bind slightly a high volume of traffic related
larger at 22 cubic metres. customer enquiries from the
All three bins are strategically placed at community that, due to the lack
different parts of a large paddock and filled with of such a precinct plan, are con-
high protein pellets directly from a truck. sidered in isolation. This creates
“We’re filling them up every eight to ten days. an ad hoc approach to traffic is-
We keep an eye on the volume that is in there sues and the implementation of
and when we’ve got a couple of days of feed left, traffic management solutions,”
they come in.” read a report tabled at the June
“The semi-trailer will come in with about 28 council meeting.
tonne of feed. We average around about 14 tonne “The development of a LATM
per bin. The little one will hold around about 9 study will assist in providing a
tonne on a full run. The semi will drive in, blow consistent approach to traffic re-
it in and drive straight out. It is very easy and lated issues in the local area and
quick.” also supports key infrastructure
Mr Failli said the paddocks were chosen because objectives from the 2017-21 Coun-
they were close to the yards and they were able cil Plan.”
to keep moving the bins around so a particular One of the 22 cubic metre capacity Dunstan feeders being filled with a high protein pellet directly The draft LATMP covers two
area didn’t get too boggy. from a semi-trailer on the Failli property. Photos - submitted precincts within Bacchus Marsh
“We drag them 100 or 200 metres up the paddock as part of stage one – future stud-
and they’ll start again. It gives that area a chance two paddocks and 400 head of cattle. dented it or anything.” ies will address a third precinct
to dry up. Mr Failli said the cattle could be quite rough He said Dunstan Farming, who are based in within Bacchus Marsh, as well as
He said the wheels would be needed when the on equipment but the Dunstan feeders were Kerang in northern Victoria, were really good the other two areas of Darley and
feeders are fully loaded, but when empty, they surviving well under some challenging Maddingley.
to deal with. They contacted Dunstan’s and said
could be dragged around quite easily. conditions. The results of the consultation,
they were interested in bins with more capacity.
“We move them around so we can rest the “They are handling it quite easily,” he said. which also included other forms
paddocks.” There is a bit of rubbing on the side there where “They worked out the design we were happy of feedback, will now be put into
The feeders comfortably accommodate ten cattle they’ve scuffed off a bit of paint but as far as with and they were delivered. The cattle love it,” a final report to go before a future
each side and the three bins were spread across the condition of the bin, they haven’t bent it or Mr Failli said, council meeting.


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Ballan Playgroup
ADULT EDUCATION Every Tuesday of school Term. St John’s Anglican Church
Ballan & District Community House Hall - 9:30-11:30am. Enquiries - 0409 681 138 Anna or 0421 Gordon Catholic Parish
For class enrolment information, venue hire and costs; please 905 558 Tamsin.  Mass Times – Saturday 14 July – Dunnstown, 6.30pm
call 5368 1934 or email info@bchvic.org.au Sunday 15 July – Springbank, 8.45am; Ballan, 10.30am.
Bacchus Marsh & District Garden Club
Darley Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at The Laurels, Anglican Parish of West Moorabool
Short courses and classes. 33-35 Jonathan Drive, Darley. BM & 229 Main St, Bacchus Marsh. Guest Speakers. Supper after Service Times - St John’s Ballan - 1st & 3rd Sundays -
District Photography Club - Meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesday each meeting. All Welcome. Enquiries - Wendy 5367 4170. 9:30am; 2nd & 4th Sundays – 11am Family Service; St John’s
Bungaree – 1st Sunday 6pm Saturday; 2nd, 3rd, 4th Sundays,
of month, 7.30pm. Enquiries welcome. Phone 5367 4390. Ballan Anglers Inc
9am. Enq. - Rev. Wesley - 5368 2730. 
The Laurels – Bacchus Marsh Community College - Courses Meeting second Wednesday every month. Hudsons Hotel,
7.30pm. More anglers and families needed and welcome – Ballan Uniting Church (St Paul’s)
and classes. 229 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries &
0400 003 936. Services 11.15am every Sunday.
enrolments - 5367 1061.
B3 Community - Focused, family friendly church with
U3A Bacchus Marsh - Active seniors social learning, for Rose-Carers of Maddingley Park
a difference. Services every 2nd & 4th Sundays at Avenue
daily activities contact 5367 5341 or visit our website - www. Working Bees every 3rd Wednesday & Sunday of each
Bowling Club, Main St, Bacchus Marsh.
u3abacchus.org.au month. All welcome. Enquiries - 0418 171 119.
Bacchus Marsh Christian Church
Bacchus Marsh Family Drug Support Group
Sunday Services 10am with kids program. 222 Main St,
For Family Members who have a loved one affected by drugs.
MEETINGS Enquiries - 1300 660 068.
Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries 9028 2622.
CWA - The Marshians Night Branch Bacchus Marsh - Meet Bacchus Marsh Uniting Church Parish
Alanon Support Group - for families of alcoholics.
first Tuesday of month - The Hub, Wittick St, Darley,7pm.  Services - St Andrew’s 9.30am every Sunday. Pentland Hills
Meets at 10.30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month 2pm 1st Sunday of month. Enquiries - 5367 2543 (office).
Enquiries - Gay Hooper 0413 350 012. at the Uniting Church Hall, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh.
Ballan & District CWA - Branch meetings – 2nd Thursday Enq - 0421 222 717. Holy Trinity Anglican Church - Bacchus Marsh
each month. RSL Hall, Inglis St, Ballan, 7.30pm. All welcome Service Times - Bacchus Marsh - Sunday 9am and 5pm;
Lal Lal Moorabool Photographic Group Inc Balliang - 2nd Sunday 11am, 4th Sunday 9am; Myrniong – 1st
- enquiries to 0407 992 767 or email ballandistrictcwa@gmail. Meeting 3rd Wednesday each month, 7pm. Soldiers Memorial & 3rd Sunday 11am. Enquiries – 5367 5362. 
com Hall, Lal Lal. Enquiries 5341 7535.
Church of the Living God
Ballan District Vintage Machinery & Vehicle Club Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh) Christian youth ministry and bible teaching. 2nd Sunday
Meetings - second Monday each month, 8pm. Tom Mullane Meetings held 2nd Sunday of month, 2pm. Poultry Pavilion. of every month, 5pm. Open to all ages. At 14 Darcy St,
Pavilion, Ballan Racecourse Reserve. Enquiries – Brian 5368 Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Rd, Maddingley. Enq – 0408 260 727.
2255 or Ray 5368 1177. Bacchus Marsh. All welcome – Kerry 9741 9705.
Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church
The Pottery Group Sundays, 10:30am, Worship Service and Children’s Program.
Tuesday and Saturday 1pm-3pm, at the Public Park Hall MARKETS Phone 5367 6550 for more details.
(next to Tennis Courts), Stanley St, Gordon. All welcome. Ballan Lions Club Market Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit
Enquiries to Maureen 0447173031. Next market – Saturday 4 August 2018 Mass every Saturday 6.30pm.
Bacchus Marsh Playgroup First Saturday each month - Inglis St, Ballan – 9am-1pm. Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship
(Behind St Andrew’s Church) Cnr Gisborne Rd & Lerderderg Enquiries – 0402 390 080 (Wayne). Non-denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Men’s
Street, Bacchus Marsh. Monday-Friday 9am, 11am, 1pm & Darley Market KYB Monday evenings 6pm (0429 681 566.) Ladies KYB
3pm. Enquiries – Cindy 0433 651 066. Saturday 21 July 8am - 1pm. 1st & 3rd Saturday each month at Wednesday 1pm (5367 6834).
Moorabool Mission Recovery Group Darley Park Football Reserve. Enquiries – 0488 345 145 (Alan). Bacchus Marsh Life Church
Struggling with addiction; Pain from the past; family member Ballan Farmers Market Meeting 10am every Sunday at the BM College Drama Room,
out of control? Meeting weekly - Wednesday, 12.30pm – Jean Next Market – Saturday 14 July, 9am-1pm. in Grant Street. Enquiries Pastor Merv - 0412 290 036.
Oomes Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh. Enq- 2nd Saturday each month, Mill Cottage car park. St Bernard’s Bacchus Marsh Catholic Church
Pastor Merv Patton – 0412 290 036. Enq – 0498 361 291 or 0490 114 130. Mass Times – Saturday- 5pm; Sunday – 8.30am & 10am.

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Modern Home to Suit the Whole Family What drives

changes to
How do population increases
affect the housing market?
In numerical terms, re-
gional Victoria population
growth was nearly double
that of Adelaide’s and nearly
matched that of Perth.
While we can’t be certain
21 Tate Street, Darley of the direct correlation, we
do know that median house
Price: $590,000 - $630,000 price in regional Victoria in-
This single level residence is tailor-made for modern day creased by 6.4 per cent over
July 2016-June 2017. When
family living and effortless entertaining. With a smartly
we look at the annual in-
conceived floorplan that makes perfect sense. Situated crease in the 2017 calendar
in the prestigious Grantleigh Estate on approx. 840m2 GIL KING year, we see that the regional
parcel of land with a 20 metre frontage. Featuring 3 large CEO, REIV house price median rose by
bedrooms, the main bedroom big enough to be a parent 10 per cent.
retreat, equipped with large walk in robe, ensuite with Numbers from the Austral- If one looks at those local
ian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) government areas where
a double vanity, ducted heating throughout, extremely
can sometimes be slow to population increases were
large laundry with plenty of storage, a wide drive way emerge but are always of highest, we see Greater
that can fit 2 cars side by side leading up to the double some interest when we try Geelong attracted a net 6195
garage. Plenty of space for the extra vehicles with a 2nd to understand, with a lit- more residents in 2016/17,
driveway and side access perfect to fit the caravan, boat, tle hindsight, what drove with the median house price
or trailer. changes in property prices. rising 8.7 percent. Ballarat’s
The recently-released full- population surged by 1921,
year population change and the house median rose
5.0 per cent. Greater Baw
statistics cover the financial
Baw’s population increase
year ended 30 June 2017.
was 1356, and the median
They estimate that the Vic-
was up 9.0 per cent, while in
torian population grew by
Mitchell, 1163 new residents
over 144,000 to over 6.3 mil- saw the median up by 8.6
lion over that twelve months, percent.
with Greater Melbourne ac-
In all these cases, the an-
counting for nearly 87 per
nual median increase meas-
cent of the growth. ured six months later rose
Regional Victoria’s popula- again, as it eventually did in
tion also increased, by near- Greater Bendigo, despite the
ly 19,000 or 1.3 per cent. This median price falling by 3.7
percentage increase out- per cent during the time that
stripped regional growth in 1834 new people moved into
almost every other state and the area.
territory. Regional Queens- Population shift can be a
land equalled Victoria’s re- factor in changing median
2/137 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh gional percentage increase, house prices, but it is certain-
but it must be remembered ly not the only determinant.
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4 carports, 3 drive through garages and a 20 x 20ft shed (approx.) with bar. Note: The current vendors are
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Price: $615,000 - $645,000

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51 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat 3350
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Arbee Real Estate

AUCTION 2 Simpson Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 53 Horder Crescent, Bacchus Marsh
4 2 16 6 3 5


Presenting a rare opportunity to purchase this fully refurbished 4 Generous 1100sqm allotment in the very popular Elms Estate, beautiful
bedroom home with substantial shedding that can accommodate up to spacious home allows for combined family living. 6 bedrooms, all with
15 cars. On a huge 1880m² parcel of prime residential land in one of the BIRs & Ens to master, + 2 additional bathrooms, living areas & laundry.
best streets in the Bacchus Marsh CBD. The extension to the original house is perfect for independent living.
Ducted heating & cooling in both areas of the home & great storage.

INSPECT Saturday 14th July from 10.30am INSPECT By appointment

AUCTION Saturday 14th July at 11.00am FOR SALE $690,000 - $750,000
Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
arbeerealestate.com.au NEW LISTING CONTACT
Denise Sniegowski 0456 044 024

FOR SALE 49 Connor Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 180 Masons Lane, Bacchus Marsh
3 2 2 4 2 4

Close To Town, Great Views 5.5 Acres Close To Town

This terrific family home is in a great location within walking distance of Beautiful family home, huge outdoor entertaining area & extensive
the Main St & with fantastic views. 3 bedrooms, master with BIR and shedding. 4 bedrooms, master with WIR & ens, remaining 3 with BIRs,
full ens plus a door to the rear deck, large lounge, spacious meals area, spacious kitchen with island bench & an adjacent meals area & huge
kitchen with gas stove, rangehood & dishwasher. Gas ducted heating & lounge room. Ducted evap cooling, reverse cycle a/c & wood heater.
2 x RC split systems. Double garage with rolladoor front & back. Outdoor entertaining area joins the house to the 400sqm shedding.

INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment

FOR SALE $490,000-$520,000 FOR SALE $1,750,000 - $1,850,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Peter 0429 671 990 Daryl 0409 233 157
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FOR SALE 9/11 Graham Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 53 Wittick Street, Bacchus Marsh
2 2 2 4 2 2

Townhouse Living In The Heart Of Town Spacious Family Residence

Modern, bright, spacious townhouse. Beautifully fitted kitchen with Featuring 4 bedrooms, master with ENS & WIR, bedrooms 2 & 3 with
modern appliances central to meals area & lounge & direct access to WIR & the 4th with double BIRs. Central kitchen with loads of cupboard

covered alfresco. 2 large bedrooms with BIRs plus study or 3rd space, dining area, 2 lounges, home theatre, and a double LUG with
bedroom. Master with ENS & spacious bathroom with spa, separate internal access. Ducted heating & cooling. Plenty of room in the

shower, vanity & toilet. Ducted heating & reverse cycle split system. backyard, garden shed and rear access on a large 817m² corner block.

INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment

FOR SALE $475,000-$495,000 FOR SALE $550,000-$570,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 26 Rutherford Court, Maddingley FOR SALE 16 Myers Street, Bacchus Marsh

Build Your Dream Home Here!

This great block of 698m2 approx is in a great location close to schools
and childcare centres and surrounded by new homes. Gently sloping
from left to right this block is ideal for the dream home of your design.
Land is highly sought after in Bacchus Marsh which is an ideal place to
live within easy commute to Melbourne or Ballarat via car or fast rail.

INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $270,000-$290,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 101 Holts Lane, Bacchus Marsh

Calling All Developers!
3 2 2
Grab this opportunity to secure a terrific corner block of 679m2 with a
Planning Permit for Development of 2 Dwellings, one facing Holts
Rutherford Business Park Lane and the other facing Hamish Road. With terrific 180 degree
Ranging in various sizes from 150m2 to 218m2, these innovative designs offer: Three phase power. A collection of versatile views to the east and only a short distance from the new Freeway
workspaces in a bespoke gated development ideal for small businesses, tradesmen, SMSF’s & Investors. Architecturally designed. ramps at Halletts Way this is a sought after location. Surrounded by
Lofty clear span warehouse. Loading bays. Container height rollerdoors. Wide road for easy truck access. CCTV security. Electronic new homes, close to nearby Child Care facilities and Primary Schools
security gates. On site car parking. Staff amenities. Excellent depreciation benefits. and a bus stop basically at your doorstep make your enquiries to day.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $295,000-$350,000 exc GST FOR SALE $280,000-$310,000
CONTACT Peter 0429 671 990 Daryl 0409 233 157 CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

Ian McDonald Steve Creese Daryl Gould Peter Leonard Denise Sniegowski Liam Gair
5367 2333 0475 888 101 0409 233 157 0429 671 990 0456 044 024 0407 385 297

140 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh 5367 2333
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Saturday Saturday
11.00-11.30am 1.00-1.30pm

4 2 2 4 2 2
Bacchus Marsh 21 Lone Pine Square Bed Bath Car
Darley 18 Manning Blvd Bed Bath Car

Modern Day Family Home Private Sale Renovated Home, 1 Acre, Large Shed Private Sale
Excellent in design and crafted this 4394m2 Land
Price $470,000 - $490,000 Price $830,000 - $860,000
home is tailor-made for modern Set away from the road is this fully
family living with its large open plan Office 2/137 Main Street, renovated family home, offering a Office 2/137 Main Street,
living zones, 4 generous bedrooms, 2 Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128 peaceful lifestyle of comfort and Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
bathrooms and double car garage all convenience, flawlessly presented and
Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754 Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754
set on an approximate 600 sqm parcel surrounded by other exceptional homes
of land. Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828 in the prestigious Manning Estate. Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828

Web www.lensmith.com.au Web www.lensmith.com.au

Saturday Saturday
2.00-2.30pm 3.00-3.30pm

4 2 4 3 1 6
Coimadai 195 Camerons Road Bed Bath Car Coimadai 70 McMullins Lane Bed Bath Car

Views Galore & Character Home on Private Sale Charming Home on Small Acreage Private Sale
14.85 Acres Surrounded by peace and serenity, this
Price $1,225,000 - $1,275,000 Price $749,000 - $799,000
Escape the hustle and bustle and arrive fully renovated 1940 weatherboard
home to this haven where privacy and Office 2/137 Main Street, character home is situated on approx. Office 2/137 Main Street,
serenity go hand in hand. This grand Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128 4.52 acres of bushland with a large Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
blue stone built home strikes a balance cleared area around the house. Still
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between elegance and character. close to the Bacchus Marsh township
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light bush and with amazing view to the style, high ceilings, hardwood floors,
Wombat State Forest. feature press metal ceilings in the
hallway, 2 toilets and wood heater.


3 2 2
Darley 21 Tate Street Bed Bath Car
Maddingley 8 Bond Street

Modern Home To Suit The Whole Family Private Sale Final Lot - Call Now! Private Sale
This single level residence is tailor- Land 557m2
Price $590,000 - $630,000 Price $359,500
made for modern day family living and Invest and develop in the thriving
effortless entertaining. With a smartly Office 2/137 Main Street, township of Bacchus Marsh with this Office 2/137 Main Street,
conceived floorplan that makes perfect Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
very rare land opportunity. Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
sense. Situated in the prestigious
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frontage - Two street frontage
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- 100 metres to train station
- 2 kms to Main Street
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YPA Bacchus Marsh

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CANCER—June 22 2018 Page 17
– 10 July,
Your life suddenly seems to have new pizzazz. You feel
like a beautiful person and your new look wins admirers.
Long distance communications highlights the week.

Stars & Puzzles

LEO—July 23-August 22
This is a creative stimulating, financially bright week.
Perhaps this combination suggests that you turn an artistic
project into a money making venture.
VIRGO—August 23-September 22
A surprise reunion and an uncanny coincidence are the
week’s highlights. A friend may seem unusually aloof.
It’s important that you remain concerned, but be careful
not to pry.
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
Praise from a higher-up is offered with sincerity and even
love. Watch your own words - a mischosen turn of phrase
★★★★★★★★ could offend a touchy friend or relative.

SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
Expect to be in the limelight for some time this week.
ARIES—March 21-April 20 While you may be recognized by many, plan to enjoy
several ego satisfying gestures. Romancewise it will be
Friendship, the platonic variety is featured now. Career a subdued time.
promises are not fulfilled, yet. Family life can be hectic
throughout the weekend. Don’t fight it, join in the fun. SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
TAURUS—April 21-May 22 This is an excellent week for joining an organisation and/
Certain new presures could be on you this weekend, at or being elected to a responsible post. An intriguing
work and in the home. Don’t compensate by over-eating, family related phone call leaves several questions
or over-shopping, rather concoct a novel solution - it may
be the answer. CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
GEMINI—May 23-June 21 If you have been holding off on a decision, you may be
forced to commit yourself now. There may be possible
It could be a little difficult to express your ideas right mixups during the weekend, but earlier in the week, jobs
now. Everything you say seems to have a deeper mean- proceed with breathtaking speed.
ing. Extra caution is important when shopping. Be sure
guarantees are in writing. AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19

NO. 9051 CANCER—June 22-July 22

An important goal continues to be right out of grasp -
but you are on the brink of realizing it, so don’t compro-
ACROSS DOWN Your life suddenly seems to have new pizzazz. You feel mise now. The weekend can be a warm family time. Just
1. Animal (8) 2. Below (5) like a beautiful person and your new look wins admirers. don’t bring up touchy topics.
6. Bag (4) 3. Ensemble (7) Long distance communications highlights the week.
8. Notion (4) 4. Mountains (4) PISCES—February 20-March 20
9. Picture (8) 5. Innocuous (8) LEO—July 23-August 22 There will be numerous distractions during this energetic,
10. Soup (5) 6. Herring (5) This is a creative stimulating, financially bright week. lively week. Travel planning is favoured. A new
11. Foam (6) 7. Nationality (7) Perhaps this combination suggests that you turn an artistic
personality in the neighbourhood may turn out to be more
13. Whisky (6) 12. Tree (8) facinating than you believe.
15. Dog (6) 14. Sure (7) project into a money making venture.
17. Flower (6) 16. Cat (7) VIRGO—August 23-September 22 BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
19. Spy (5) 18. Swindle (5) Your generosity is legendary, as is your need to be on
22. Fatherly (8) 20. Relative (5) A surprise reunion and an uncanny coincidence are the centrestage whenever possible. Career advancement is
23. Always (4) 21. Scheme (4) week’s highlights. A friend may seem unusually aloof. likely over the next six months, but you must share the
24. Insect (4) It’s important that you remain concerned, but be careful spotlight more than you would like. Your philosophy on
25. Metal (8) not to pry. life is slowly changing.

CRYPTIC PUZZLE LIBRA—September 23-October 22

ACROSS Praise from a higher-up is offered with sincerity and even
1. Pretended to have been influenced by (8). 6. Not the love. Watch your own words - a mischosen turn of phrase

sole performer! (4). 8. Alternative way round, of a kind could offend a touchy friend or relative.
(4). 9. Needs orders (5,3). 10. Harassed, listened to the
evidence (5). 11. Injured one or two boys (6). 13. Head SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
reeling again, cling to (6). 15. Lay down again to rest
(6). 17. Bang that broke a finger (6). 19. Does Father Expect to be in the limelight for some time this week.
have to show his displeasure (5). 22. The sailors I then NUMBER GAME
While you may be recognized by many, plan to enjoy
found drunk on liquor (8). 23. Put away, not counting several ego satisfying gestures. Romancewise it will be
(4). 24. Notices the notes are sounded (4). 25. Going on a subdued time.
and on about home (8). ANSWER BELOW
SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
2. Florence Gold will amaze you (5). 3. Great earlier - This is an excellent week for joining an organisation and/
tremendous first half (7). 4. Sign in a flash (4). 5. Libera- or being elected to a responsible post. An intriguing
tion, in a manner of speaking (8). 6. A degree, thus is family related phone call leaves several questions
fundamental to it (5). 7. The yarns I get in shops (7). 12. unanswered.
Was sorry to see Peter brawling with Ned (8). 14. Hav-
ing local backing in the unsettled duel that’s lasting (7). CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
16. Reading how the country got a name (7). 18. They’re If you have been holding off on a decision, you may be
hard catches (5). 20. Worked together in the rag trade forced to commit yourself now. There may be possible
(5). 21. Regard, we’re told, as a pet (4). mixups during the weekend, but earlier in the week, jobs
proceed with breathtaking speed.


(peek). AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
Du-rab-le. 16, Peru-Sal. 18, Nails. 20, Woven. 21, Peke An important goal continues to be right out of grasp -
Across - 1, Gape. 7, Stalemate. 8, Oslo. 9, Halt. 10,
ery. 6, BA-sic. 7, Stor-I-es. 12, Repented (anag.). 14, but you are on the brink of realizing it, so don’t compro-
Gate. 11, Stag. 14, Nincompoop. 16, Browbeaten. 19,
Down - 2, Flo-or. 3, Ex-treme(ndous). 4, Tick. 5, Deliv- mise now. The weekend can be a warm family time. Just
Tire. 22, Stem. 24, Hard. 25, Paid. 26, Truculent. 27,
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Devils, Cobras Derby Preview

by Todd Whelan “We can bring the best from the jaws of victory. options. Mark Hanson com-
out in each other, Round There can be no denying petes well, runs hard and
Darley v Bacchus Marsh – one was probably the game that the team who performs could match it with Willits
Saturday 14 July, 2pm of the year. They’ve had a better ‘above the shoulders’
IT’S the talk of the town, tough week, but we respect will go a long way to secur-
while Ellis could be used
forward to help post a win-
and why not!
This Saturday marks an-
their ability to find some-
thing with their backs to the
ing the points.
ning score for the Devils. It’s
six of one, half a dozen of 3.THE MIDFIELD GOALKICKERS
other chapter in the long and wall.” The match ups are mouth- the other there. Willits plays They say the midfield is DARLEY
colorful history between Moorabool News’ Todd watering. They truly set the deep, when he wins the where the game is won and
crosstown rivals Darley and H. INGLIS 12
Whelan explores three vari- landscape for an unmissable footy there’s often a score. lost. Saturday will be no dif-
Bacchus Marsh. ables, whose outcomes are clash. I’ve listed a few to The Devils back six will be ferent. Given the potency of B. GRAHAM 12
The Devils are the reigning likely to play significant think about. Some likely and tested, they’ll be needing the Cobras forward line the J. EDWARDS 9
premiers and play host to the roles in determining the some I’d like to see: plenty of help from each Devils must win the contest
ladder leading Cobras who’ll J. CARRICK 6
result. Zeestraten (Darley) to other and will be counting out of the middle. They’ll be
be keen to atone for their dis- M. YOUNG 6
1. THE MENTAL ASPECT Speight (BM) - can’t wait on some two-way running up against it. The Cobras,
appointing one-point loss at DARLEY will need a strong for this one. Zeestraten took from their midfield. and arguably the leagues BACCHUS MARSH
home, back in Round one. belief within the playing the points in their first meet. Angwin (BM) / Owen (BM)
A monster crowd is expect- number one ruckman, Dan- A. WILLITS 38
group to overcome the form Speight (26 goals) has been a to Edwards (Darley) - This iel Burton looms as a major
ed to converge on Darley B. SPEIGHT 30
side of the competition with- super forward for the Cobras match-up is huge. Devils player. He wins the majority
Park to witness this highly J. OWEN 29
out star midfielders Brian all year highlighting just key forward Jake Edwards is of hit-outs and has an uncan-
anticipated Round 12 return
Graham (knee) and Heath how important Ziggy’s shut their most experienced play- ny ability of manufacturing R. STUHLDRIER 14
leg of the home and away
Scotland (susp). Although down role was in the Devils er and potentially their most his own follow up clearanc-
the Devils got the job done Round one win. dangerous. Edwards influ-
While winning is not the be
all and end all for both clubs in Round one without Scot- Leonard (Darley) to Owen ence will be determined on
es. If Reid doesn’t play Kur
gets the job to provide the
Apple 98.5 FM
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this Saturday, bragging
certain to have an impact defender is almost certain ply. If the Darley half backs
contest. His combative skills Player of the Year
rights are at stake and so too will be crucial. Edwards and
the crucial four points as the on the group’s belief given to go to the Cobras #1 target and mids are able to hit Ed- $1000 WINNER each club
Ellis could pinch hit in the
make-up of the league lad- they’ll also be missing Dylan forward Jake Owen. Leon- wards up on the lead, it could
ruck to help out. Darley
der continues to take shape, Reid (hamstring), Dan Roy ard and Owen have both spell danger for Angwin and
Cobras captain Scott Sher- PROGRESSIVE VOTES
en route to the finals. (knee), Leigh Spiteri (knee) enjoyed excellent seasons. the Cobras. If Edwards gets
lock is a running machine
The questions are circling. and Ryan Closter (retired) Owen (26 goals) has been the off the leash, Owen could go S. Page 21
from their opening clash. go to man for the Cobras all back depending on the state and is likely to receive some
Can the Devils kick a win- attention. The Devils could D. Leonard 21
ning score to upset the BACCHUS MARSH on the year and has yet to let them of the game.
other hand, have their own down. Given the high for- Bacchus Marsh to Page go with Luther Baker in a B. Graham 17
Cobras? Will the Cobras ‘run with’ type role given his
rampant forward line be too set of demons to deal with. wards influence this year, (Darley) - Cobras coach J. Zeestraten 13
The Cobras have been put Leonard will have his work Travis Hodgson has the in- aerobic ability, inside pres-
much for the Devils defence? S. Kennedy 11
to the sword in their recent cut out if the Cobras mid- evitable task of finding the ence and improving outside
The answers lie in waiting.
Darley Football Manager trips to Darley Park. Add a field gets on top. right match up for Darley run and finish. Jordan Spi- Bacchus Marsh
Craig Baker is well aware of 50-point Grand Final loss Hanson (Darley) / Ellis captain Shane Page. It won’t teri could help share the load PROGRESSIVE VOTES
where both teams are at. into the mix and the one- (Darley) to Willits (BM) - be easy given Page’s license with Baker on his Sherlock
assignment. J. Owen 32
“We’ve beaten them the last point loss at home in Round Cobras leading goalkicker across half back. If the Co-
three times, that has to give one, they’ve a bit to prove Aaron Willits (34 goals) has bras are on top of their game, Should be a cracker, see you D. Burton 29
us some hope,” he said. themselves. The Cobras been the damaging lead they won’t have anything to at the footy! S. Sherlock 16
Bacchus Marsh coach Travis coughed up a 30-point lead up forward of the competi- worry about but if they’re Don’t miss any of the action, L. Mullen 13
Hodgson said the club was from the 20-minute mark of tion. While Ellis looks the not and the Devils are in it, I tune in Saturday LIVE on
really looking forward to the the third term in that open- likely match-up for Willits, suspect it will be Page that’s APPLE 98.5FM from 2pm at A. Willits 12
game. ing round, to snatch defeat the Devils aren’t bereft of causing the headaches. Darley Park. B. Speight 12


P W L B F A % PTS P W L F A F (Avg) A (Avg) P W L F A F (Avg) A (Avg)
BACCHUS MARSH 10 8 2 1 1170 699 167.4 36 6 5 1 768 451 128 75 4 3 1 402 248 101 62
EAST POINT 10 8 2 1 1050 699 150.2 36 5 4 1 511 404 102 81 5 4 1 539 295 108 59
NTH BALLARAT 10 6 4 1 849 691 122.9 28 4 4 0 375 235 94 59 6 2 4 474 455 79 76
DARLEY 10 6 4 1 750 662 113.3 28 5 4 1 443 327 89 65 5 2 3 307 335 61 67
SUNBURY 10 6 4 1 721 643 112.1 28 5 5 0 417 248 83 50 5 1 4 304 395 61 79
LAKE WENDOUREE 10 6 4 1 638 658 97.0 28 5 4 1 321 306 64 61 5 2 3 316 352 63 70
MELTON 10 5 5 1 739 700 105.6 24 5 3 2 388 396 78 79 5 2 3 351 304 70 61
SEBASTABOOL 10 5 5 1 676 745 90.7 24 5 3 2 312 365 62 73 5 2 3 364 380 73 76
BALLARAT 10 3 7 1 591 1012 58.4 16 5 2 3 229 399 46 80 5 1 4 362 613 72 123
MELTON STH 10 1 9 1 713 1061 67.2 8 5 1 4 423 519 85 104 5 0 5 290 542 58 108
REDAN 10 1 9 1 662 989 66.9 8 5 1 4 324 393 65 79 5 0 5 338 596 68 119

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News from
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Round 11 – East Point v Darley

“NOW IS THE WINTER OF OUR Martin 5, Talei Bari 3.
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a horrible week, East Point Football 2, Nicole Bambery 1. Phone: 5367 2089
Netball Club made us all think again. E GRADE: Darley 20 d East Point 13
This was a horrible day at the Eastern BEST: Kristie Growcott, Sammi Taylor
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sports men and women and for our Blain 5, Steph Forth 3.
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deplorable as only Ballarat could dish Solomon, K Blain GOALS: K Blain 13, M
Darley v Lake Wendouree Round 4, 12/05/2018
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Central Highlands Football League

Results – Round 12
Devils Outclassed
Gordon 8.12 (60) def Learmonth 7.4 (46) “With respect to Bacchus and attempt to regroup be-
Marsh, we did beat them, fore Saturday’s much antici-

Bungaree 6.9 (45) def Newlyn 1.3 (9)
so I can only go by what pated showdown with town
Springbank 15.6 (96) def Daylesford 4.5 (29)
I’ve seen. They were hard rivals Bacchus Marsh.
Ballan 6.14 (50) def Clunes 6.7 (43) at the contest; their spread Injuries and suspensions

Dunnstown 5.20 (50) def C’ham/Linton 2.0 (12) was exceptional, and we just are crippling the Devils
Beaufort 16.11 (107) def Creswick 5.3 (33) couldn’t match them.” progress. They will need
Hepburn 13.12 (90) def Skipton 4.5 (29) The Ballarat weather we’ve to bring their A game this
Waubra 8.13 (61) def R’wood/C’hap 5.12 (42) grown accustomed too was week or face a similar fate.
surprisingly kind, condu- Premiership player Dan Seniors
Reserves cive for good football and Roy filled in as Darley coach Team % PTS
Learmonth 7.7 (49) def Gordon 4.4 (28) had no bearing on the result. for the absent Heath Scot- 1 Waubra......................165.18 44
Newlyn 5.10 (40) def Bungaree 1.1 (7) East Point put the game land (suspended). 2 Buninyong................ 250.34 40
Daylesford 7.3 (45) def Springbank 2.1 (13) to bed early kicking with a The local derby will be Ap- 3 Beaufort....................212.55 40
Ballan 12.15 (87) def Clunes 1.2 (8) two or three goal advantage ple 98.5 FMs Match of the 4 Newlyn......................175.93 36
Dunnstown 8.9 (57) def C’ham/Linton 4.3 (27) by Todd Whelan posting six goals three be- Round. LIVE broadcast will 5 Gordon...................... 154.15 36
Beaufort 4.4 (28) def Creswick 3.8 (26) hinds before the Devils had commence at 2PM from Dar- 6 Springbank................ 113.51 36
Hepburn 8.7 (55) def Skipton 3.5 (23) even scored. It was all uphill ley Park. 7 Bungaree..................155.38 32
East Point v Darley from there on in despite
Waubra 10.7 (67) def R’wood/C’hap 4.3 (27) DARLEY 2.1-13 3.4-22 3.5- 8 Learmonth.................153.66 32
DARLEY football manager the Devils clinging to some 23 6.11-47 LOST TO EAST
Buninyong 7.7 (49) def Smythesdale 7.5 (47) 9 Hepburn.................... 124.14 28
Craig Baker made no excuses hope at half time, trailing by POINT 6.3-39 8.8-56 13.16- 10 Dunnstown................90.74 24
Under 18 following the Devils disap- 34 points. 94 16.17-113 11 Skipton......................55.58 20
Learmonth 5.9 (39) def Gordon 3.7 (25) pointing 66-point drubbing The Kangas went on to DARLEY (BEST) C. Cullen, 12 Creswick................... 72.13 16
at the hands of East Point in extend their lead, shutting D. Leonard, D. Robson, J.
Newlyn 13.19 (97) def Bungaree 1.2 (8) 13 Ballan........................66.70 16
Ballarat last Saturday. out any chance of a miracle Zeestraten, R. Ellis
Springbank 22.18 (150) def Daylesford 0.0 (0) 14 Daylesford.................63.73 12
“They’re the best side we’ve comeback. DARLEY (GOALS) D. Rob-
Ballan 7.11 (53) def Clunes 1.2 (8) 15 C’ham/Linton...............46.60 8
played all year,” he said The Devils will have learnt son 2, J. Zeestraten , J. An-
C’ham/Linton 4.8 (32) def Dunnstown 1.3 (9) 16 R’wood/C’hap.............43.82 8
post-match. a few things in their review crum 1, J. Edwards.
Creswick 9.7 (61) def Beaufort 3.9 (27) 17 Clunes.........................38.97 4
Hepburn 18.10 (118) def Skipton .2 (14)

Tabcorp Park 6&7 July

Waubra 12.19 (91) def R’wood/C’hap 1.1 (7) Reserves
Buninyong 27.27 (189) def Smythesdale 0.0 (0) 1 Learmonth................ 296.44 48
2 Beaufort.................... 314.18 44
Under 15 3 Buninyong.................403.47 40
Gordon 20.12 (132) def Learmonth 0.3 (3) 4 Creswick................... 132.14 32
Bungaree 7.6 (48) def Newlyn 2.3 (15) 5 Bungaree..................133.48 28
Daylesford 2.2 (14) def Springbank 1.7 (13) 6 Dunnstown................129.38 28
Clunes 4.6 (30) def Ballan 2.0 (12) 7 Ballan........................110.30 28
C’ham/Linton 3.3 (21) def Dunnstown 1.14 (20) 8 Hepburn.....................101.11 28
Beaufort 9.18 (72) def Creswick 1.0 (6) 9 Smythesdale.............101.97 24
10 Waubra......................91.82 24
Skipton 17.8 (110) def Hepburn 1.3 (9)
11 Newlyn.....................116.60 20
Waubra 6.4 (40) def R’wood/C’hap 2.0 (12)
12 R’wood/C’hap...........79.07 20
Smythesdale 8.7 (55) def Buninyong 4.6 (30)
13 C’ham/Linton.............63.62 16
Central Highlands Netball League 14 Skipton......................49.48 16
Central Highlands Netball League 15 Gordon......................63.94 12
Results– –Round
Results Round1212 16 Daylesford..................47.14 12
17 Clunes.......................43.09 12
Club 13&U 15&U 17&U C B A
18 Springbank..................38.89 0
Dunnstown 9 18 38 18 38 46
Carngham 22 27 7 18 25 26
Ballan 11 9 20 30 32 30 Under 18
Clunes 17 10 13 21 21 19 1 Springbank................478.76 48
Beaufort 10 9 28 33 25 45 2 Buninyong ............... 306.95 44
Creswick 8 25 18 23 43 47 3 Hepburn....................553.12 40
Springbank 17 22 21 39 62 72 4 Learmonth.................301.57 40
Daylesford 7 33 16 19 16 26
5 Newlyn..................... 293.82 40
Buninyong 36 37 35 51 68 92
Smythesdale 8 13 3 10 3 10 6 C’ham/Linton............. 197.01 32
Gordon 11 2 25 22 23 16 Friday 6 July, Tabcorp Park Melton Race 5, Vicbred Super Series Final (4YO Trotting 7 Creswick...................172.57 32
Learmonth 30 34 39 33 44 61 Mares) (G1). Winner: Kinvara Sue (7). Trainer: Anton Golino. Driver: Jason Lee. Photo: 8 Beaufort....................136.59 28
Bungaree 17 18 17 43 41 47 Stuart McCormick HRV. 9 Gordon......................107.99 28
Newlyn 5 35 15 23 32 18 10 Waubra.....................102.82 20
Hepburn 41 31 54 78 51 62 11 Dunnstown................54.75 20
Skipton 22 14 7 20 31 24
12 Bungaree..................75.40 16
Waubra 4 - 18 29 41 42
Rokewood 14 - 16 19 17 28
13 Skipton......................55.69 16
14 R’wood/C’hap...........42.64 12
15 Clunes.........................45.71 8
16 Ballan..........................31.48 4
17 Smythesdale...............24.00 4
18 Daylesford....................3.94 0

Under 15
1 Skipton......................770.83 48
2 Gordon..................... 684.38 44
3 Bungaree..................429.53 42
4 Springbank............... 534.05 40
5 Daylesford................. 140.10 36
6 Buninyong................ 258.89 32
7 Beaufort....................225.87 30
8 R’wood/C’hap........... 207.07 28
9 Smythesdale.............108.30 28
10 Creswick..................136.09 24
11 Waubra......................67.88 20
12 Learmonth.................48.93 20
13 Newlyn...................... 41.85 12
14 C’ham/Linton.............38.88 12
Saturday 7 July, Tabcorp Park Melton Race 8, Vicbred 15 Hepburn...................... 39.16 8
Super Series Final (4YO Entires & Geldings) (G1). Winner: Saturday 7 July, Tabcorp Park Melton Race 9, Vicbred Super Series Final (3YO Fillies) 16 Dunnstown..................30.82 4
Wrappers Delight (6). Trainer: David Aiken. Driver: Kima (G1). Winner: Speak No Evil (4). Trainer: Emma Stewart. Driver: Mark Pitt. Photo: Stuart 17 Clunes..........................8.49 4
Frenning. Photo: Stuart McCormick HRV. McCormick HRV. 18 Ballan...........................1.58 0
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Cobras Just too Good Induction honour

By Todd Whelan tion, after the first full round absence, given a threatening By Todd Whelan
of matches in the home and margin in the third term
Bacchus Marsh v away season. suggested there may well be BACCHUS MARSH Pre-
Sebastopol The Cobras 2018 additions more to it. miership Coach Travis
BALLARAT Football were again the standout Daniel Burton was again Hodgson has been inducted
League leaders Bacchus whether you like it or not. dominant in the ruck. His into the 2018 Ovens and
Marsh did what they had to Benjamin Speight (four hit outs to advantage to find Murray League Hall of
do. goals), Jake Owen (three Harrison King and Tyson Fame.
The Cobras, although at goals) and Aaron Willits Shea on the run and the in-
(four goals) booted 11 of Hodgson was bestowed the
times unconvincing, were fluence that had, should not
their 16 majors. Between honour for his playing and
too good for Sebastopol be ignored. It was centre
the three, they’ve booted 97 coaching contributions to
recording a 49-point win clearance by definition.
goals, a feat most teams as a the league and two clubs,
on their home deck at Mad- Hamish Coulton (three
dingley Park last Saturday. collective have been unable spanning a 12-year period,
goals), Declan Phyland (one 220 games as a player and
The margin was as little as to achieve.
goal) and Billy Griffiths pro- six seasons as a coach. His
four points at the seven-min- While Owen continues to
vided alternate avenues to playing career in the Ovens
ute mark of the third term in present, Willits remains the
goal. Their clean hands, abil- and Murray included the
breezy conditions that tested constant deep forward, it’s
ity to read the play and un- 1999 and 2002 North Albury
the best and worst of both Speight for me that gives
selfishness help spread the premierships.
teams armoury. the Cobras the added edge
moving forward. Speight forward line and protect the
Coach Travis Hodgson was Travis went on to coach
has become a line-breaker, space. When they weren’t
frustrated with the wasteful Myrtleford (2005-2006) into
a link between the arcs, hitting the scoreboard they
Cobras, especially in front of consecutive Grand Finals,
his run and carry has been were finding the big three
goal. on repeat, Willits, Owen and their first appearance com-
the kicker in the Cobras ing in his debut season.
“We failed to put them away improvement. Speight.
early. On top of wasting op- Hodgson’s impact was im-
The Cobras were safe pre- The end result put simply...
portunities, they scored mediate, raising the Club
game, leant on the side of too good. Bacchus Marsh Premiership (2016) coach Travis Hodgson
their goals too easily which from the dreaded wooden
caution leaving a few out *Congratulations to Nicolas has been inducted into the Ovens and Murray League Hall
kept them in the contest, “ spoon.
from the previous week. Stuhldrier for being selected of Fame. Photo – Helen Tatchell
he said. A former Sunbury junior
The window gave Under 18 in the Under 18 Vic Country
“We’ve still got plenty of prospects Jay Fell and Xavier squad. talent, Hodgson was se- The (now) Cobras coach was and respected identity and
work to do.” Jenks the chance to debut lected into the Vic Country thrilled with his recent Hall continues to be a role model
An undermanned Bacchus while Jay Homewood (he squad in the Lions first year of Fame induction and has to players and volunteers,”
5.11-41 10.12-72 16.19-115
Marsh were comfortable too Under 18) was recalled of competition in the Ballarat his lifetime to cherish the he said.
defeated Football League. It would fond memories of his time
for most periods, losing the for the first versus sixth Currently, Travis is in his
points was inevitably a con- clash. Each of the youngsters SEBASTOPOL 2.0-12 5.0- later be a year to remember in the Ovens and Murray
30 6.3-39 10.6-66 third year as coach of Bac-
versation for the brave and would have been satisfied for Hodgson and the Lions League.
BACCHUS MARSH (BEST) chus Marsh. He’s already
the naive. with their efforts and will be as they went on to win the “I was fortunate to have the
J. Owen B. Speight, H. Coul- led them to the promised
Baccchus Marsh then better for the experience. 1997 Premiership. success I did, but it’s the peo-
ton, T. Shea, L. Mullen, B. land with a drought break-
kicked nine goals in a row Captain Scott Sherlock The popular figure left ple we (the family) met and
to arrest any suspicion of Griffiths ing premiership in his first
spent most of the second half Sunbury at the end of ‘97 the friendships we made
a Burras upset, extending on the sidelines. While his BACCHUS MARSH that I reflect on the most,” he season in 2016. While the
for a stint with Woodville
their lead beyond reach and preservation ahead of Satur- (GOALS) A. Willits 4, B. Spei- said. Cobras finished with the
West Torrens in the SANFL,
reaffirming their status as day’s showdown versus Dar- ght 4, J. Owen 3, H. Coulton before a move to North Ballarat Football League agonising runners up trophy
the best side in the competi- ley could be understood, his 3, S. Sherlock, D. Phyland. Albury in 1999. Hodgson’s Operations Manager Shane last year they look well on
distinguished career would Anwyl endorsed the acco- track to atone.
lade and spoke highly of the Hodgson and his chargers
Ballarat Football League include multiple Best and
Fairest awards, Captain- Cobras Coach. are currently on top of the
Results – Round 11 ing the Vic Country side “He (Travis) is a great am- BFL ladder after 11 rounds
Seniors and numerous Interleague bassador for country foot- with eight wins and two
appearances. ball; who is a well admired losses.
Bacchus Marsh 16.19 (115) def Sebastopol 10.6 (66)

East Point 16.17 (113) def Darley 6.11 (47)
Lake Wendouree 6.12 (48) def Sunbury 5.8 (38)
Melton 7.15 (57) def North Ballarat City 6.7 (43)
Redan 17.25 (127) def Melton South 8.10 (58)

Reserves Ladder
Bacchus Mars 10.13 (73) def Sebastopol 9.6 (60) Team % PTS
East Point 17.14 (116) def Darley 2.2 (14) Seniors
Sunbury 6.3 (39) def Lake Wendouree 4.2 (26) 1 Bacchus Marsh...........67.38 36
2 East Point..................150.21 36
Melton 10.8 (68) def North Ballarat City 5.4 (34) 3 North Ballarat City....122.87 28
Redan 7.8 (50) def Melton South 5.11 (41) 4 Darley........................113.29 28
5 Sunbury.....................112.13 28
Under 18.5s 6 Lake Wendouree...... 96.96 28
East Point 14.8 (92) def Darley 6.8 (44) 7 Melton.......................105.57 24
8 Sebastopol.................90.74 24
Lake Wendouree 8.6 (54) def Sunbury 5.9 (39)
9 Ballarat.......................58.40 16
North Ballarat City 10.19 (79) def Melton 1.0 (6) 10 Melton South...............67.20 8
Redan 13.9 (87) def Melton South 2.3 (15) 11 Redan..........................66.94 8
1 East Point..................236.65 42
Ballan Golf Club 2 Bacchus Marsh.........177.33 36
Results- Week ending Saturday 7 July 3 Sunbury.....................117.78 30
4 Darley........................130.83 28
Wednesday– Mens & Ladies
5 Melton South.............109.43 24
Winner - Barry Sims (12) 32 points 6 Lake Wendouree.......89.48 20 Athletes all rugged up ready for their cross country events.

Bacchus Marsh Little Athletics

R/up - John Fitzgerald (24) 31 points. 7 Melton........................73.27 20
Magpie14th - Chris Tudor 8 Sebastopol................ 70.68 20
NTP - 15th Barry Sims. 9 Redan........................ 68.04 20
10 Ballarat......................73.06 12
Saturday Monthly Medal & Semi Finals Fairbairn Cup.  11 North Ballarat City.....61.12 12 Cross Country last Saturday was held around the Market Garden Track at Rupert Vance
Winner of Medal - John Ryan 97-33-64 Under 18.5s Moon Reserve, Bacchus Marsh. The icy cold winds and showers deterred many of our
R/up - Kevin Lockman 80-14-66. 1 East Point..................173.08 40 athletes, with only a small group of devoted members in attendance.
NTP - 12th Kevin Lockman, 15th Anthony Moore. 2 North Ballarat City... 305.88 36 Myah Estlick was the sole competitor in the 1000 metre event. The Under 9 & 10 athletes
3 Lake Wendouree......172.86 36 competed over a 1500m distance with less than one second separating Riley Rodgers and
Magpie - 14th Bob Arklay. 4 Ballarat......................120.90 28 Nicholas Ide, while Mackenzie Estlick crossed the finish line first for the girls and Sarah
Balls 3, Cut-off 67: John Ryan, Kevin Lockman, Bob Arklay. 5 Redan........................118.23 28 Burton in 2nd place. The Under 11 & 12 athletes tackled the 2000m course with Xavier
Semi Finals Fairbairn Cup 6 Sunbury.................... 111.24 28
Goodman and Elise Cook recording wins. The Open age athletes covered 3kms with Bridget
Bob Arklay def Don Wickson 7 Darley.........................80.61 24
8 Melton.........................74.17 16 Henthorn recording the fastest time and Zane Rich, running a big PB, crossing the finish line
Kevin Lockman def Les Martin 9 Bacchus Marsh.......... 54.19 16 first for the boys.
Winner - June Monthly Medal 10 Melton South...............26.34 8 This Saturday, athletes will return to Lady Northcote Recreation Camp, Rowsley for the
Bob Arklay. 11 Sebastopol...................0.00 0 Centre Cross Country meet.
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Motoring for kids, and their families
By Stefan Nechwatal to act as a siphon to lubricate the many oil
journals and in some cases the wool acts as
In the late 1950s, throughout Victoria, capillary attraction to pull the oil further
small boys and girls would race home into the oilways. Constant supervision is
from school to watch one of their favourite needed on these to provide constant lubri-
programs on the family Black and White cation for such often heavy moving parts.
television. The half-hour show, broadcast He also explained that the twin red smoke
on Channel 7 was the Adventures of Ca- baffles /directors on either side push the
sey Jones and the Cannonball Express Steam smoke upwards and away to give the driv-
Locomotive. Alan Hale played the Chief er a better view of the track ahead.
Engineer/Driver and was the lead actor Mick is well qualified and achieved an
sharing the limelight with the real star, Associate Diploma of Mechanical Engi-
the classic black Sierra No. 3 steam train. The
neering, which allows him to be in charge
variety of adventures the crew shared as
of such heavy equipment. He is not ac-
this train travelled America’s Mid-West,
tually the Driver, but by necessity, after
were a source of inspiration and educa-
having performed routine maintenance
tion for these youngsters. Note, Alan Hale
at the workshops will trundle it along the
later on, in the 1960s, played the role of the
rails for a short test. When I had made my
Skipper on the Gilligan’s Island TV series.
appointment with Mick, I had harboured
Earlier this year, I was excited and filled
some naïve thoughts that maybe he would
with trepidation and an equal dose of nos-
let me take the engine for a short drive
talgia as I motored up to Maldon, Central
in the yards. …….. In reality, apart from
Victoria, to write a story about one of the
that idea probably being illegal, the J 549 Steam locomotive J 549 with some admirers.
special steam trains which carries tourists
was that day inoperable as it was having
on the Victorian Tourist Railway, between
some major replacements carried out. We
Castlemaine and Maldon. I had put a re-
quest to the Head Office, requesting an did, however, climb the steps high into the
interview with a driver or Head Engineer cabin and Mick explained in detail all the
and Mick Compagnoni put his hand up. controls, the dials, switches and how the
Mick is the Workshop Supervisor/Chief firebox operated. I climbed into the seat
Engineer and based at the Maldon Work- adjacent the right-hand window, picturing
shops. I met him on a quiet day, when his Casey Jones in the TV show, driving the
other three assistants had departed. locomotive and giving the steam whistle
Mick’s baby is a J Class steam locomotive, a long warning blast. Only for Mick to ad-
no. J 549, built 1953 and which entered rail- vise me that in the USA, the driver is on
way traffic 1954. This is Victoria’s youngest the right, but in Australia the driver sits at
going steam train and was constructed at the left-hand window.
the Vulcan Foundry, Lancashire, England. We completed the tour of the workshop,
Specs: 70ft long, 9ft wide and 14ft high. Mick showing me a number of interest-
Weighs 112 tons, 8cwt, that is fuelled up ing worn out engine parts. Some of these
and ready to go! units were quite spectacular and I asked
Mick says the loco was the latest 19th Cen- for a souvenir but was told that they are all
tury technology, because she was built part of instructional open days for visitor
after WW2. tours.
Surprisingly to me, the fuel is not wood, Mick has told me that his favourite J 549 is
but there are many options of oil (mix- running and a second steam train, K 190, a
tures). The best fuel is hydraulic oil with slightly smaller loco, which runs on coal, will
10% old diesel. Early in the interview Mick share the journeys. This train built in 1943 is
was keen to show and explain a very im- painted red with yellow pinstriping.
portant and unique feature: in the many The Goldfields has trains running each
diverse oilways and channels, twisted Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, between
Worsted wool from England is inserted Maldon and Castlemaine and return. Mick in cabin of J 549.

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