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Tuesday 2 October, 2018 Serving Ballan and district since 1872 Phone 5368 1966 Vol 12 No 39

An eagle
By Helen Tatchell

It all began at grassroots level and from that grounding Moorabool

now has a 2018 AFL Premiership player on the Honour Board.
Liam Duggan was picked up by the West Coast Eagles in the 2014
National Draft and has now notched up close to 70-games and
was part of the winning Premiership team against Collingwood
at the MCG last Saturday, wearing the #14 guernsey.
Duggan told Footy WA on Sunday after the big game it was still
pretty surreal and it “hadn’t quite sunk in yet.”
“I have this medal on and I am not taking it off,” he said.
And how did he pull up, body wise, after the game?
“The body is pretty sore, I am feeling it today.”
Duggan was a solid contributor throughout the match and
played an important role, taking a very courageous mark in front
of the seven-foot Collingwood ruckman, American Mason Cox in
the second quarter, one of the highlights of the game.
From Myrniong, Duggan now approaching just 22-years of age
started his football career at Bacchus Marsh. He was a member
of the Bacchus Marsh BFL Under 16.5 Senior premiership side in
2011 and recruited to the Western Jets after completing his junior
football with the Cobras.
Duggan has had a number of junior football achievements that
include winning the Herald Sun Shield with St Patrick’s College
(Ballarat), named in the Vic Metro National Under 18 team and
in 2014 was awarded the Ben Mitchell Medal at the AIS-AFL
Academy. Last year (2017) at the West Coast Eagles Presentation
Night Liam was awarded the Rookie of the Year medal; that same
year he received two-votes at the Brownlow medal count after
an outstanding performance against the Fremantle Dockers in
Round 17, with over 30-possessions.
Bacchus Marsh FNC President Adam Sutherland said Duggan is
a polite friendly guy who has time for everyone.
“He is a natural leader,” Sutherland said.
“From an early age Liam was winning B&Fs and then played in a
number of state teams, so yes he was always seen to be a definite
chance of AFL.”
And what did Sutherland observe as Duggan’s stand out talents
as a junior?
“Liam’s class and poise combined with his ‘team first’ attitude
were his strong suites,” Sutherland said.
And the club was very excited on him being part of the winning
“We as a club were rapt for Liam as he has worked super hard to
get where he is and know how much achieving that flag with the
Eagles would mean to him, and his countless mates at the club.
We’re overjoyed for him,” Sutherland said.
“It is great both Nick (Suban) and Liam have achieved their
absolute dream of playing in an AFL grand final and we as a club
couldn’t be prouder.”
Liam Duggan at post match celebrations with his AFL Premiership Medal. Photo: Tim Saultry (continued page 5)

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Poppies for the animals

By Carol Saffer

Tilly Campey, 10-years-old, hand-made and sold 73 red felt

poppies for Anzac Day this year, raising money for the Ballan RSL.
Tilly’s target for the upcoming Remembrance Day on 11
November is 100 purple poppies, commemorating all animal
deeds and sacrifices in war.
“I just thought it would be a nice thing to honour the animals as
well as the humans,” says Tilly.
From the horses who carried soldiers in the Boer War, to Simpson
and his donkey, and to explosive detection dogs serving in
Afghanistan animals have played their part in combat.
Ballan RSL, in partnership with the Ballan and District branch of
the CWA, put a call out for knitted, crocheted or crafted poppies
for an installation to cascade down the front of the Ballan Post
Office behind the cenotaph on Inglis Street for Remembrance Day.
Tilly can’t knit so hand-crafting purple felt poppies will be her
personal contribution.
The Bacchus Marsh Grammar student plans on making poppies
“mostly on the weekend and during the school holidays or after
school on Monday and Tuesdays,” saying these are her only two
free nights.
In her rare spare time Tilly is an avid reader, citing J K Rowling
and Roald Dahl as favourite authors, a writer of stories and enjoys
swimming and dancing.
She will give some of her purple poppies to the CWA for the
installation while selling the remainder, to raise money for the Tilly Campey with some
Ballan RSL, at the October and November Ballan Farmers’ Market of the purple poppies
and in front of the Ballan RSL building on Remembrance Day. she is making to raise
awareness and funds for
If the CWA callout results in receiving an abundance of poppies, the Ballan RSL.
Tilly thinks perhaps an installation at Ballan District Health and Photo – Helen Tatchell
Care or the Lions Club Op-shop could be erected.

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The page follows a recent survey and workshop for Moorabool Shire Council’s ‘Age
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Dear Editor, Ballan Hospital has always had a fantastic reputation, for this project to be placed on the Moorabool Shire Council
I too attended the meeting (Mon 27 Aug) with the community an aged care facility with an equally fantastic urgent care list of priorities for significant community developments. I
and the Board of Ballan Hospital. centre. Leave it at that. If it’s more aged care beds we need in will also keep candidates for the State Election in the Seat
Ballan, the infrastructure is there. The 10 acute beds should of Melton informed with a view to gaining support and
I attended the meeting concerned as a past employee for
be licensed as aged care beds. funding.
over 13 years, that had dealt quite intensely with the fantastic
Upon reflection, the only thing that brings a smile to my face All residents and community groups in our town and
community of the Moorabool West area, as the District Nurse.
is that both the captain and first mate are no longer at the beyond could benefit by this exciting development proposal,
I too listened to the many concerns raised that night and
helm. and private users of the centre would finally have a suitable
must say that as the District Nurse, I heard many complaints
function venue locally.
from the community regarding the running of the Hospital Shane Howden
I urge all of your readers to consider this proposal’s huge
and brought these up with management on many occasions, Creswick
importance to Darley and help us seek the necessary
long before this, but only to fall on deaf ears. assistance from Council to partner the Darley Park tenants
The CEO was well and truly set upon ‘raising an empire’ (user groups) in getting the support we need to progress
because like he once said in a staff meeting, “I’m the Captain quickly.
steering this ship”. Ray Newton (for Darley)
I would also like to point out that as stated by Paul Tatchell in Dear Editor, Darley Football Netball Club (on behalf of DP Tenants)
the meeting on the evening with the Board and community, On behalf of the greater Darley Community and the user
the reason why it was difficult to employ Registered Nurses groups of Darley Park, I am writing to let you know that our
at Ballan Hospital was because of the “inability to transfer proposal to upgrade the pavilion at Darley Park has advanced
entitlements such as long service leave.” That is incorrect in to a stage where the new Community Centre design can be
my opinion; they needed to look at who was steering the ship recognised as a vital new facility for the future of Darley,
Dear Editor,
and the first mate! Merrimu and all of Bacchus Marsh.
My message to the community is to stay calm.
Remember, people in the industry know each other and These costed designs can be viewed by contacting Darley
As just another community minded local observer of the
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current financial challenges facing our Ballan Hospital
complex, I see it as just that, very complex.
The Community should understand that with such a vitally
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An eagle soars
Hawk speaks
(continued from page 1)
But Duggan was not just a stand out at
football, he still holds records from his
days at the local Little Athletics club in

about an eagle
Bacchus Marsh.
Linda Thompson (BMLAC Records &
Ranking Officer) said Liam was a member
of the Boomerangs Club for seven-years.
“In his time with BMLAC Liam won
4 gold and 9 silver State Relay medals. By Helen Tatchell
He also won a State bronze medal in the
It has come as no surprise to former
Under 9 High Jump and a State Silver
VFL Footscray legend and player Doug
Medal in the 300 metre hurdles,” Ms
Hawkins, that Liam Duggan was scouted
Thompson said.
and then drafted to an AFL club.
Liam still holds records at the Bacchus
“He came in to my sights in 2011, where I
Marsh club in the Boys Under 9 80 metre
coached the Bacchus Marsh Under 16.5s for
hurdles and the Boys Under 11 Triple one year. We took home the flag that year.
“Liam ticked every box in regard to
Ms Thompson said Duggan is a fantastic talent that would take him to AFL level,”
role model. Hawkins told the Moorabool News.
“Always so positive and polite. Definitely “He could kick with his right foot, kick
a team person.” with his left foot, he had great balance,
Last year in October Duggan was invited great delivery, speed, endurance, a good Doug Hawkins
to open the Little Athletics season in decision maker and was tough.”
Bacchus Marsh. Hawkins said Duggan came from a great family and is just a good kid.
“He spoke about his time at Little Aths “He listened and was committed.”
and then about his time so far at WCE. And how excited was Hawkins upon knowing Duggan is now an AFL
After the opening he stuck around and Premiership player?
spoke to athletes, parents and had lots of “Apart from being excited, because I have had a small part of the journey
photo and even started one of our races,” for Liam playing on the big stage, Liam is also the first premiership AFL
Ms Thompson said. player recruited from the Marsh since Fred Wooller in 1963!”
“He spent so much time with everyone; a Wooller was recruited from Bacchus Marsh to play for Geelong in the
very respected young man and no doubt VFL. Wooller started his career as a full forward and topped Geelong’s
a future leader,” she said. goalkicking with 56 goals in 1957.
Duggan was very effective with the ball The 1963 Grand Final saw Geelong 15 19 109 defeat Hawthorn 8 12 60.
in hand during the Grand Final match, And Hawkins’ message to Duggan would be simple.
finishing with 16-disposals at 87.5 per cent

High Tea
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CCTV helps
By Caitlin Bewley
(1st Yr Swinburne Uni)

Smoking marijuana that led to theft of property saw a New

Zealand man front court in Bacchus Marsh.
Thomas Te Kaponga, a 21-year-old bricklayer, was found
guilty of theft from a residential address on the Ballan-
Daylesford road, Korweinguboora on April 2 of this year.
Prosecutor Senior Constable Lisa Schoemaker told the court,
before Magistrate Henry Alsop, the accused and a co-accused
attended the scene and were looking through the window of
what was once a pub.
Lal Lal railway station. Photo – Kristina Kitchingman

VicTrack response ‘off the rails’

It was alleged the pair stole a Driza-Bone and a chainsaw
worth $730, leaving the scene and returning later on that
same day.
Prosecutor Schoemaker said the accused and co-accused
By Meg Kennedy via a letter, that there was “no approved Moorabool Mayor Cr Paul Tatchell
budget” for the restoration and had said he must be on the wrong side of smashed a window with a rock upon returning to the
VicTrack has responded to The “made the decision to put all projects the tracks. location, stealing another $649 worth of items.
Moorabool News’ request for comment that have not yet reached construction “One minute they need an urgent When interviewed by police, the court heard Te Kaponga
regarding the refurbishment of Lal on hold”. approval before council and the next denied everything that happened until CCTV footage was
Lal Railway station, where an $800,000 they’re still discussing the matter.
The letter follows VicTrack’s review shown. He then admitted to the allegations and also made
grant to restore the building has now
of the proposal for the site, where it “Best place to put the horse is in front admissions of knowing the other people involved.
been put on hold by the government
met the selection criteria for its Vacant of the cart,” he said,
body. The accused’s lawyer said Te Kaponga “had been smoking
Rail Buildings Program back in June. The Lal Lal Railway Committee says
“VicTrack has been contacted by the marijuana around the time of the offence all day, every day,
Moorabool Council was to be head they are working closely with Council
local Landcare Group and has had he didn’t remember exactly what had happened.”
high level discussions with Moorabool lessee of the station. but have not received any further
The state government body also said communication from VicTrack since “He has been in Australia for six years, having moved here
Shire Council about the possible
refurbishment of Lal Lal Station. We’ll they are “aware that the Moorabool the letter. on his own from New Zealand,” the accused’s lawyer said.
continue to consider all proposals for Shire Council agreed to be head lessee “For consistency all communications “He admits that what he did was very immature, and he is
the future use of the building”, read the for the station building should any regarding this moving forward are to accepting responsibility by pleading guilty.”
statement. refurbishment go ahead, however the be through Moorabool Council who
Magistrate Henry Alsop stated Te Kaponga was up for
VicTrack had previously informed the proposed project has not been formally has been supporting us, which we truly
an indictable offence but was given 150 hours of unpaid
Moorabool Shire Council and the Lal accepted onto the Community Use of appreciate”, said Committee Secretary
Lal Railway Committee in September, Vacant Rail Buildings Program.” Peter Witherspoon. community work and ordered to pay $689.50 in restitution.
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They will attack in one foul swoop

Spring means nature comes
alive after hibernating dur-
ing winter and it is not the
blossom on trees that we
need to be careful of, it is
what is in the trees. Magpie
The Department of En-
vironment, Land, Water
and Planning (DELWP) is
reminding Victorians that
some bird species, mainly

Accused urges Magistrate

magpies and plovers, may
swoop people as part of their
normal breeding behaviour.
DELWP Grampians Acting

to put him in jail

Regional Manager Environ-
mental Compliance, Paul
Ryan said: The first incidents
of birds swooping have
been reported over the past By Caitlin Bewley in this court. There are always two sides to
month. (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) every story and mine has never been told.”
“We have already had re- Wood’s aggression escalated as he told the
A Deer Park man has breached his court about his struggle with mental illness
ports of Australian Magpies
intervention order against his mother, when and his inability to obtain treatment.
swooping in Bacchus Marsh,
attending her home. “I went to my mother’s house the day that I
Smythes Creek, and Haddon Photo – wildlife.vic.gov.au The Bacchus Marsh Magistrate court heard was in breach of the order because I wanted
with Plovers in the Horsham
on Friday 14 September that on June 29 this to know if she remembered me,” Wood said.
area. larly where there are tall and if they perceive you to year Paul Wood was found in the lounge
“Being swooped by a terri- eucalypts. be a potential threat, they “If you want to hang me for that, so be it.”
room of his mother’s house.
torial bird is no fun, but this “People should remember may swoop. “I don’t have that power,” Magistrate Henry
Prosecutor Senior Constable Lisa
is just normal bird behav- “DELWP encourages peo- Alsop replied.
not to harm native birds as Schoemaker told the court Wood’s mother
iour and, if possible, the best ple to share information suffered from dementia and it wasn’t until Wood was told by Magistrate Alsop that he
they are protected under the
response is to keep away about swooping birds by July 4 the police attended the accused’s was fined without conviction a sum of $200.
Wildlife Act 1975,” Mr Ryan
from the area. logging their encounter on home, asking him to cooperate and answer “I won’t pay it,” the accused replied
“As the weather starts to our swoop map,” Mr Ryan their questions. “Put me in jail I’ll learn way more skills. I’ll
warm up, birds start breed- “If you do end up in an area said. Snr Const. Schoemaker told Magistrate learn how to cook ice, I’ll learn how to cook
ing and we want people to where there is a swooping Henry Alsop the accused replied, “I won’t MDMA, I’ll learn how to commit credit card
To report a swooping inci-
be aware of swooping birds. bird, try to protect your head dent by any species of bird cooperate, I have nothing to say and I will fraud,” Wood said angrily.
“Some of the places where and eyes and move quickly on Victoria’s swooping bird not go to court.” Magistrate Alsop concluded the accused’s
people are most likely to be through the area. map, visit delwp.vic.gov.au/ “I am an ex-customs worker of 22-years,” case before Wood could continue his
swooped are public spaces “They are swooping to de- environment-and-wildlife/ Wood’s shouted in the court. angered outrage, having no comment on the
such as parks particu- fend their eggs and young wildlife/swooping-birds. “I know my rights far better than anyone aggressive outburst.


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$500,000 of funding to ex-

tend the Blackwood Local-
Pollie gives a crap
By Carol Saffer

ised Septic Program (BLSP), What sort of present do

you take to a 150th birthday

bringing the program to State Member for Macedon

Mary-Anne Thomas took
$500,000 to the residents

properties in Blackwood and

of Blackwood, using the
sesquicentennial anniver-
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Barry’s Reef. “On behalf of the Minister

for Water Lisa Neville I am
announcing today (19 May)
a further $500,000 for the

The BLSP has already Blackwood Localised Septic

Program project.

(L-R) Lesley Fell, Coordinator Libraries Moorabool Shire, Geoff Howard, Narelle O’Keefe,
“This money is going to en-

worked with homeowners

able the further rectification
of an additional 43 dodgy

Book in a visit
septics in town. We know
that with the investment
Moorabool Mayor Cr Paul Tatchell, Mary-Anne Thomas and Federal Member for Ballarat Catherine
Library Officer, and Ewan Cameron, Blackwood resident. Photo - submitted
to upgrade existing septic
King, get driven to the celebrations by Cobb & Co coach. Photos – Helen Tatchell Blackwood Hotel publican Darren Lynch.
we’ve made in your waste
water management, that’s ranging from cracked lids to about with it and didn’t get and this additional funding come boost to a project that - Australia’s first co-located
given new life to Black- major failures in 24 per cent anywhere – they came on will allow us to upgrade has “helped bring the town Community Fire Refuge
of Blackwood’s septic tanks. the scene and took on five more properties requiring (including vulnerable build-

tank systems at 70 indi-

wood,” Ms Thomas told the and Country Fire Author-
100 strong crowd. In late 2015, then Victorian water boards and a couple of attention.” ings of historic importance) ity (CFA) fire station opened
Mayor of Moorabool Shire Minister for Environment, cranky councillors and next The Blackwood Localised back from the brink.” in the town in January
Councillor Paul Tatchell Climate Change and Wa- thing you know we have the Septic Program governance “Upgrading old and failing 2014. The $1.4 million facil-

vidual properties, including

(also at the birthday celebra- ter, Lisa Neville announced problem solved,” he said. committee, comprised of septics under the project has ity was funded by the state
tions) said Blackwood resi- $2.6million in funding to Ms Thomas said planning Moorabool Shire Council, improved our homes and in-
dents and the Council knew upgrade faulty septic tanks would be undertaken later local water authorities and creased their values as well
there was trouble with the in Blackwood. this year to develop a strat- State Government agencies, as, most importantly, helped - Federal government fund-
invites tenders for the following
the recent upgrade of the sewerage systems. Cr Tatchell thanked Mary- egy for how the additional will play a key role in the de- protect our river’s health.” ing from the $20 million
Mobile Blackspot Project
An audit of septic tanks in Anne Thomas and Lisa funding will be used. velopment of the plan. The Blackwood commu-

An upgrade to Moorabool’s Mobile welcoming space.”

the Blackwood area, con- Neville for their “dogged “Blackwood deserves to be Blackwood Action Group nity has benefitted from key enabled the construction of

septic tank system at the

ducted by Moorabool Shire efforts.” supported by reliable, up- member Brendan Hehir projects over recent years a Telstra tower in Blackwood
Council, identified faults “For 20-years we fiddled to-date septic tank systems said this $500,000 is a wel- including: in early 2016.

Library van has been provided by the State The Moorabool Mobile Library is now more
Blackwood Mineral Springs Is your organisation C10 – 2018/2019to theElectrical
Government, tune ofServices
$35,399. - Bacchus Marsh
than just a delivery van, enabling remote
Caravan Park. Racecourse Recreation Reserve

May 2018 that ‘The BLSP has The funding comes at the Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard and rural members of the community to
Upcoming septic tank visited the new mobile library van on behalf have improved access to both library and
works have commenced given the local community completion of the BLSP’s
Enrich your community and
of Minister for Local Government Marlene council resources.
at 14 additional properties an important insight into the empower planning the moreassistance
than 413,000 pro- Kairouz.
Tender documents and full details of this notice This will funding
be has converted the existing
throughout September-Oc- merits of best practice waste- people gram, livingwith over 30 indi-
with dementia
“The on
available upgrade
Tuesday means
2 Octoberthe
at can outreach van into a walk on library, which
in Australia by becoming a
tober, and additional septic water management, with dementia-friendly vidual landowners
organisation. re- continue to provide vital learning and means the van can now make visits to aged

homeowners able to liaise ceiving advice on way to creativity outlets for our region,” Mr Howard care facilities, train stations, council festivals
upgrade works to be com-
Rob Croxford and rural schools.
pleted by mid-2019. directly with industry Have anex- develop itssustainable land in
Dementia Australia will present a At the end of the workshop, participants will:
to supportwillthe
in becoming
present aof our
workshop to• support the needs of our
understanding community in becoming
of dementia, signs and symptoms Chief Executive
“The Officer
redevelopment of the mobile van The Victorian Government partnered with
dementia friendly. Anyonedementia
can come • Understand
along. what makes an organisation and community dementia friendly
Member for Macedon Mary- perts on ways to
Anyone interested can come along.
treat, re-use collaboration with relevant
• Reflect on what changes they can make in their own community, workplace
or practice in order to become more dementia friendly. library has revitalised the internal floor plan the Moorabool Shire Council to fund the
Tuesday 19 19 June,
June, 20182018
Anne Thomas MP said in and dispose
Young Room of wastewater’. authorities. providing a vibrant, multi-functional and $47,199 fit-out.
11.00-12 noon Light refreshments will be available. To RSVP please
James register at https://www.trybooking.com/388320;
James Young Room
Lerderderg library
215 Mainlibrary
Lerderderg Street, Bacchus Marsh
or call Manda McDermott on 5366 7100 or email Claire on
cconlon@moorabool.vic.gov.au or Tineke on tinekec@djhs.org.au
Get Crafting at Lerderderg Library
215 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh

Moorabool Shire Libraries has started two “Get Crafting” social groups at the Lerderderg

Moorabool Shire Council

At the end of the workshop, participants will:

Have an understanding of dementia, its signs and symptoms
Understand what makes an organisation and community dementia friendly
 Reflect on what changes they can make in their own community, workplace or practice in order
to become more dementia friendly.
Light refreshments will be available. Residents are encouraged to share their passion and skills, have a break from the kids and
To RSVP please register at https://www.trybooking.com/388320; or call: Manda McDermott on 5366
join like-minded crafters for an evening of creativity and fun. Bring your own craft and we’ll
Or email: Claire on cconlon@moorabool.vic.gov.au or Tineke on tinekec@djhs.org.au provide the refreshments.
Participation in the “Get Crafting” activities will see community members enter into a
welcoming, relaxing environment where like-minded people can socialise and share their
light refreshments.
The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held tomorrow, Wednesday 3 October, Moorabool Shire Libraries has started two “Get Crafting” social groups at the Lerderderg Library.
2018 in the Council Chambers, 15 Stead St, Ballan, commencing at 6.00pm. The groups have
Residents also decided
are encouraged to support
to share the charity
their passion KOGO,
and skills, haveKnit-one-give-one,
a break from the kidsand
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. Council staff have
like-minded kindly
crafters donated
for an eveningknitting yarn and
of creativity for the
fun. cause.
Bring your own craft and we’ll provide
the refreshments.
more information please
in the “Get contact
Crafting” Moorabool
activities will seeLibrary
communityservices on 5366
members enter 7100 or visit
into a welcoming,
Moorabool Shire Council has prepared its 2017/18 Annual Report and will receive it at www.moorabool.vic.gov.au/libraries
relaxing environment where like-minded people can socialise and share their skills with others
tomorrow’s Ordinary Meeting of Council on Wednesday 3 October 2018, in the Council over light refreshments.
Chambers, 5 Stead St, Ballan, commencing at 6.00pm. TheThe “Getgroups
havegroups meet every
also decided Monday
to support the evening, 6.00pm
charity KOGO, and every Wednesday
Knit-one-give-one, and many
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. afternoon 1.00pm
Council staff have at the donated
kindly Lerderderg Library.
knitting yarn for the cause.
Subject to Council’s approval of the 2017/18 Annual Report, the report will be available for For more information please contact Moorabool Library services on 5366 7100 or visit
inspection at Council’s offices: 15 Stead St, Ballan; 182 Halletts Way, Darley; 215 Main St, Bacchus All www.moorabool.vic.gov.au/libraries
are welcome. No bookings required.
Marsh; and online at www.moorabool.vic.gov.au. The “Get Crafting” groups meet every Monday evening, 6.00pm and every Wednesday afternoon
1.00pm at the Lerderderg Library. Impounded Vehicles
NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS All are welcome. No bookings required.
Do you know an outstanding Moorabool resident worthy of being recognised on Australia Day? Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Schedule 11 Clause 3 of the Local
Nominations are now open for our Australia Day Awards. Government Act 1989, the MooraboolIMPOUNDED Shire Council has impounded the following
• Australia Day Citizen of the Year – to be eligible, the person must be 30 years or vehicles:
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Schedule 11 Clause 3 of the Local Government Act
older on 26 January next year. 1989, the for
7 Vehicles Moorabool
Tender: Shire Council has impounded the following vehicles:
• Australia Day Young Citizen of the Year – to be eligible, the person must be 30 7 Vehicles for Tender:
years or younger on 26 January next year.
• Community Event of the Year – presented to the person or group who has staged the
most outstanding community event during the year.
If you would like to recognise an outstanding resident or an outstanding community event,
simply download a form from our website (www.moorabool.vic.gov.au/my-council/australian-
citizenship-ceremony) or pick up a form from one of our Customer Service Centres.
Completed nomination forms need to be submitted by close of business
Friday 16 November, 2018.

Council invites applications for the existing vacancies:
Strategic Planner – Full Time
School Crossing – Casual Positions The vehicles are being offered for tender as a lot only and will be available forare
The vehicles inspection
being offered for tende
Applications for above positions close on Friday 12 October 2018 on Thursday 4 & 11 October 2018 between 10.00am-10.30am. inspection on Thursday 4 & 11 October 2
Mechanic Ballan Depot – Full Time Further enquiries should be directed to Councils Community Safety Team 5366should
enquiries be directed to C
Applications for above position close on Friday 19 October 2018 during business hours. 7100 during business hours.
All details available from the website: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au Any person interested in purchasing the above vehicles are invited to lodge a written tender
Any person interested in purchasing the a
addressed to: tender addressed to:
TENDER TheMoorabool Shire
vehicles are Council
being offered for tender as a lot only and will be available for
Moorabool Shire Council invites tenders for the following contract: inspection on Thursday 4 & 11 Health
October&2018 between 10.00am-10.30am. Moorabool Shire Council
Coordinator Community Safety Coordinator Community Health & Safety
Tender Number Tender Description Tender Application-Abandoned
Further enquiries should be directed Vehicles
to Councils Community Safety Team on 5366 Tender Application-Abandoned Vehicles
C10 – 2018/2019 Electrical Services - Bacchus Marsh Racecourse Recreation Reserve 7100
Box 18business hours. PO Box 18
Ballan, Vic 3342
Tender documents and full details of this notice will be available on Tuesday 2 October 2018 Ballan,Vic 3342
Any person interested in purchasing the above vehicles are invited to lodge a written
at www.tenderlink.com/moorabool. Written tenders Written tenders should be submitted by
tender addressed to: should be submitted by 5.00pm Tuesday 16 October 2018.

Moorabool Shire Council: PO Box 18, Ballan VIC 3342 Telephone: 03 5366 7100ShireFacsimile:
Council 03 5368 1757 CEO: Rob Croxford EMPLO
Coordinator Community Health & Safety Council invites applications
Email: info@moorabool.vic.gov.au Web: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au Facebook: Moorabool Shire
Tender Application-Abandoned Council Twitter: @mooraboolshire
PO Box 18 � Strategic Pla
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Dressing up for wildlife care Nudie rudie

fronts court
By Carol Saffer she has always dressed up for
Marsh Monster Mash, an an- This year the family’s costume
nual Halloween event in Bacchus theme is Harry Potter.
By Caitlin Bewley
Marsh, is currently run by a com-
Mrs Broad said it is just “great to (1st Yr Swinburne Uni)
mittee of two friends, Kirsty Clark
embrace the kid’s imagination, be-
and Tim Bell. “Enjoying nature” in his birthday suit was
fore [it] runs away.”
Ms Clark, who took on the run- a self-proclaimed naturalist’s reasoning
“They are just little for a short
ning of the event in 2014 at the last for standing by a river with his genitals
amount of time and if there is
minute, says Marsh Monster Mash exposed.
something you can do as a fam-
aims to raise awareness and funds 53-year-old Andrew Chalker was observed
ily to get out and have some fun,
for a local cause or charity while by a male hiker with only his shirt on,
I think it is a great idea.”
having heaps of fun. without pants, exposing his genitalia.
Having won trophies for the last
This year all money raised (after It was alleged Chalker was mid-hike on
two years the Broad family could
expenses) from rides, food ven- June 12 when he was found at the Lerderderg
be hard to beat this year.
dors, market stalls and entertain- Gorge Recreational Reserve without his
ment will be donated to BADGAR Mrs Broad says, “we will give it
pants and holding a purple bag.
Wildlife Rescue. a try, but we are happy to share
Prosecutor Senior Constable Lisa
BADGAR Wildlife Rescue is a it around with the others in the Schoemaker told the Bacchus Marsh court
volunteer organisation, in con- area.” that when the accused was approached by
junction with Greendale Wildlife She says it is a community spir- the witness, he made no attempts to cover
Shelter, and runs a 24-hour a day, ited event. himself.
seven days a week hotline taking “The best thing is there are some The prosecutor said police attended the
calls from the public about sick carers who bring some disabled scene soon after and interviewed the
and injured animals requiring people down (not sure where they
rescue. are from) but there is one fellow
The court heard that Chalker told police in
Ms Clark says sponsorship from who is very disabled, in a wheel                                                                                                
the interview he “thought his shirt would
local businesses and organisations chair and they dress him up each Mains   cover his genitals” and that there is “nothing
helps cover the set-up costs   and year in a costume.” wrong with having his genitals out when
  provide        $prizes
8                for
             eight          cate-
         Smoked   “I thinkSalad  
          Salmon   it is (wonderful
quinoa,  tomatoes,   that all Spanish                                                  $18         hiking.”
  gories  in      $the
8   costume competition. onions,  capers,   memberscos  lettuce   of the &community
 rocket  salad   are with   The accused’s lawyer told the court that
auce)          Ballan
 $6     Chaie Broad, his  homemade   wife welcome,” dill  mayonnaise)   says Mrs  Broad.
                                                                                                                            Chalker was getting changed to go for a
bread      Lorinda        $and
8     their two boys, del seven Rios SparklingMarsh Monster BrutMash is on Sat- $10/gl $40/bot swim and wasn’t aware that he was exposed
    and eight years
       $10     old, dress  up in a urday 27 October from 12pm to at the time.
                         $theme 8       every year.Fish  of  the   5pm at  the
Day         Village
  Green   197 Main                $30       The case was adjourned for 12-months and
Mrs Broad, whose birthday Suggested is Street
wine: Bacchus 2011Marsh.
Sauvignon Entry is Blanc $5 The Broad $8/gl children $30/bot dressed up for last year’s Monster Mash. the accused was put on a good behaviour
       on                $10   (31 October), says per person or $10 per family.
             Halloween bond.
  Photo – submitted
Spanish  Paella  (chicken  and  seafood  rice  dish)      

Café Chat
served  with  salad                              $25      
Suggested wine: 2011 Pinot Noir $9/gl $35/bot – THE –
white  wine)          
Spanish  chicken  salad                                                                  CELLAR
                 $18            &                                                                                          ROYAL
               CAFE                 HOTEL CAFÉ
Grilled  tender  pieces  of  chicken  marinated  with    
         $10     A wonderful
Traditional  Spanish  herbs  &s  spices  served   on  a  salad   view
of Threocket,   Moorabo ol New
of  ure
An advertising feat lettuce,   tomatoes,  spanish  oawaits nions,  avocado   you when
ers)                                        $12    &  mango                             you drive up to del
Suggested wine: 2008 Marsanne Rios Café and $9/gl cellar $35/bot
door. Whether you
Anakie  Wagyu  Burger  topped  with  a  tomato                                                          $19  
d $8/gl $30/bot sit on the   terrace,
 &  roast  pepper  relish,  cheese  &  crispy   lettuce   Mon-Fri from 10am
served  with  chips   or inside behind the
                                                 $20   Sat-Sun from 8am
Suggested wine: 2009 Cabernethuge picture$10/gl windows, $40/bot you can’t fail to be
2006 Cabernet (Connawarra) impressed with $9/gl $35/bot the sweeping vistas of the 200 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh
                                          Phone 5367 6601
  Brisbane Ranges and Geelong.
Grilled   W estern   P lains   P ork   C utlet    You’ll
                                         a            warm
Spanish welcome
With  apple,  coriander  &  Anakie  honey  salsa  served  with  a    
when you visit del Rios. Enjoy your lunch
rocket  &  roast  pumpkin  salad  and  spanish  paprika  potatoes  
                                             $22 Suggested wine: 2011 Shiraz at the café and $9/glyou $35/bot can taste some of the
,   award-winning wines, along with delicious
                          Eat in
traditional Spanish tapas such as paella, Air conditioned
 Premium Wine | Tapas | Paella Spanish chorizos, Albondigas (meatballs) and
  Marvellous views | Live Music our popular Anakie Wagyu burger. The café
menu thoughtfully lists a suggested del Rios Hamburger with the Lot
wine to try that will best accompany each $7.95
OF MT. ANAKIE dish. Great coffee and homemade blueberry
12-4pm +Free Can of Drink or Small Water
CAFE | CELLAR DOOR crepes or apple pie are a perfect finish.
2290 Ballan Road, Anakie (next to Fairy Park) The café is open every weekend from noon
P: 5284 1227 M: 0418 543 844 www.delrios.com.au
Mon–Fri 4am–3pm
until 4 pm.
2 Albert St Darley Ph: 5367 2888
4880mm X1100mm Between 11 am and 5 pm the cellar door is
open offering wine tastings. You can also buy
Mel & Joe’s wine here to take home with you.
9760mm X1100mm
Whether you’re a wine lover or a fan of
Spanish cuisine, a visit to del Rios is a must.
Dine In / Take Away There is live music every third Sunday of the
•Coffee •Hot Food •Catering month. Just 20 minutes drive from Geelong;
BREAKFAST SPECIAL: Egg & Bacon Sandwich you’ll enjoy the scenery nearly as much as
or Ham & Cheese Croissant + Large Coffee $8.50 the food and wine.
LUNCH SPECIAL: Burger with Lot or Chicken 2290 Ballan Road, Anakie
Schnitzel + 600m Drink with Chips $14.00
Ph: 5284 1227 Mob: 0418 543 844
OPEN Mon–Fri 6.00am–4.00pm Sat 7.30am–2.00pm sales@delrios.com.au
35b Griffith Street, Maddingley - Ph: 4302 9709 www.delrios.com.au
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Volunteers recognised for service

Future farming ideas

By Carol Saffer

ABC Rural Ballarat journalist Jess Davis hosted a recent

Farming Moorabool social networking night, where close
Award Recipients. (Photo – submitted) to 70 farmers and friends heard guest speaker Steve Taitako
from XM2 Industrial talk about the future impact of drones
The Bacchus Marsh SES Unit pear at meal times, in the mid-
on the way farmers grow our food.
has held their 2018 Presenta- dle of the night or during fam-
tion Evening with the night ily celebrations to go out and Farming Moorabool, President Scott Young said the group
providing an important op- help others in need,” he said. was pleased with the turnout.
portunity for the recogni- “We also acknowledged He says guests were keen to learn more about Farming
tion of the significant service the family and friends of the Moorabool and its work with schools, public farmer forums
provided to the Moorabool volunteers who are so under- and interactive displays at festivals in the region.
Community by many of the standing of what we do.” “The feedback we get from the community is very positive,”
volunteers. Whilst the presentation was says Mr Young.
On the evening, more than being conducted, six mem- “We are constantly told how important it is to have a group
350 years of combined ser- bers from the Sunbury and like Farming Moorabool out amongst the wider non-farming
vice was acknowledged with Gisborne SES Units were ac- community talking positively about the importance and
Service awards presented to knowledged as they remained relevance of food production in a region that’s undergoing
members for between five and on stand-by at the Bacchus
40 years of service. significant change.”
Marsh Headquarters through-
Unit Controller Bill Robson out the night to ensure the Mr Young says Farming Moorabool wants to create a greater
said evenings such as this are community was covered in awareness about the importance of the farming industry and
very important in recognis- the event of an emergency. its role in the future of our economy and the sustainability of
ing the efforts our volunteers Awards were presented by the environment.
go to, in protecting their Assistant Chief Officer Ste- A raffle held on the night, generously supported by local
community. phen Warren and Unit Con- Denis Purcell (right) receiving his 40-year service medal businesses and organisations, successfully raised $700 for
“Our members often disap- troller Bill Robson. from Assistant Chief Officer Stephen Warren. donation to the Buy a Bale and the RUOK? Campaigns.


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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 Playgroup
ADULT EDUCATION Every Tuesday of school Term. St John’s Anglican Church CHURCH
Ballan & District Community House Hall - 9:30-11:30am. Enquiries - 0409 681 138 Anna or 0421 Anglican Parish of West Moorabool
For class enrolment information, venue hire and costs; please 905 558 Tamsin.  Service Times - St John’s Ballan 1st & 3rd Sundays -
call 5368 1934 or email info@bchvic.org.au Bacchus Marsh & District Garden Club 9:30am; 2nd & 4th Sundays – 11am Family Service. Service
Darley Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at The Laurels, Times - St Mark’s in the Gordon Pub 2nd & 4th Sundays –
Short courses and classes. 33-35 Jonathan Drive, Darley. BM & 229 Main St, Bacchus Marsh. Guest Speakers. Supper after 5pm. Enq to Rev’d Glen Wesley - 5368 2730. 
District Photography Club - Meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesday each meeting. All Welcome. Enquiries - Wendy 5367 4170. Ballan Uniting Church
of month, 7.30pm. Enquiries welcome. Phone 5367 4390. Ballan Anglers Inc (St Paul’s) - Services 11.15am every Sunday.
The Laurels – Bacchus Marsh Community College
Meeting second Wednesday every month. Hudsons Hotel, B3 Community
Courses and classes. 229 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh.
7.30pm. More anglers and families needed and welcome – Focused, family friendly church with a difference. Services
Enquiries & enrolments - 5367 1061.
0400 003 936. every 2nd & 4th Sundays at Avenue Bowling Club, Main St,
U3A Bacchus Marsh - Active seniors social learning, for
Rose-Carers of Maddingley Park Bacchus Marsh.
daily activities contact 5367 5341 or visit our website - www.
Working bees every 3rd Sunday of each month. All welcome.
u3abacchus.org.au Bacchus Marsh Christian Church
Enquiries - 0400 052 857.
Sunday Services 10am with kids program. 222 Main St,
MEETINGS Bacchus Marsh Family Drug Support Group Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries 9028 2622.
For Family Members who have a loved one affected by drugs.
Bacchus Marsh CWA Day Branch Bacchus Marsh Uniting Church Parish
Enquiries - 1300 660 068.
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month at 10am at the Darley Services - St Andrew’s 9.30am every Sunday. Pentland Hills
Alanon Support Group - for families of alcoholics
Hub, Wittick Street, Darley. Enquiries: 5368 7273. 2pm 1st Sunday of month. Enquiries - 5367 2543 (office).
Meets at 10.30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
CWA - The Marshians Night Branch Bacchus Marsh Holy Trinity Anglican Church - Bacchus Marsh
at the Uniting Church Hall, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh.
Meet first Tuesday of month - The Hub, Wittick St, Darley, Service Times - Bacchus Marsh - Sunday 9am and 5pm;
7pm.  Enquiries - Gay Hooper 0413 350 012 Enq - 0421 222 717.
Balliang - 2nd Sunday 11am, 4th Sunday 9am; Myrniong – 1st
Ballan & District CWA - Branch meetings – 2nd Thursday Lal Lal Moorabool Photographic Group Inc
& 3rd Sunday 11am. Enquiries – 5367 5362. 
each month. RSL Hall, Inglis St, Ballan, 7.30pm. All welcome Meeting 3rd Wednesday each month, 7pm. Soldiers Memorial
- enquiries to 0407 992 767 or email ballandistrictcwa@gmail. Hall, Lal Lal. Enquiries 5341 7535. Church of the Living God
com Christian youth ministry and bible teaching. 2nd Sunday
Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh)
Ballan District Vintage Machinery & Vehicle Club of every month, 5pm. Open to all ages. At 14 Darcy St,
Meetings held 2nd Sunday of month, 2pm. Poultry Pavilion.
Meetings - second Monday each month, 8pm. Tom Mullane Maddingley. Enq – 0408 260 727.
Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Rd,
Pavilion, Ballan Racecourse Reserve. Enquiries – Brian 5368 Bacchus Marsh. All welcome – Kerry 9741 9705. Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church
2255 or Ray 5368 1177. Sundays, 10:30am, Worship Service and Children’s Program.
The Pottery Group MARKETS Phone 5367 6550 for more details.
Tuesday and Saturday 1pm-3pm, at the Public Park Hall Ballan Lions Club Market Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit
(next to Tennis Courts), Stanley St, Gordon. All welcome. Next market – Saturday 6 October 2018 Mass every Saturday 6.30pm.
Enquiries to Maureen 0447173031. First Saturday each month - Inglis St, Ballan – 9am-1pm. Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship
Bacchus Marsh Playgroup Enquiries – 0402 390 080 (Wayne). Non-denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Men’s
(Behind St Andrew’s Church) Cnr Gisborne Rd & Lerderderg
Darley Market KYB Monday evenings 6pm (0429 681 566.) Ladies KYB
Street, Bacchus Marsh. Monday-Friday 9am, 11am, 1pm &
Saturday 6 October, 8am - 1pm. 1st & 3rd Saturday each Wednesday 1pm (5367 6834).
3pm. Enquiries – Cindy 0433 651 066.
Moorabool Mission Recovery Group month at Darley Park Football Reserve. Enquiries – 0488 345 Bacchus Marsh Life Church
Struggling with addiction; Pain from the past; family member 145 (Alan). Meeting 10am every Sunday at the BM College Drama Room,
out of control? Meeting weekly - Wednesday, 12.30pm – Ballan Farmers Market - Next Market – Saturday 13 October, in Grant Street. Enquiries Pastor Merv - 0412 290 036.
Jean Oomes Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh. 9am-1pm. 2nd Saturday each month, Mill Cottage car park. St Bernard’s Bacchus Marsh Catholic Church
Enq- 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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Educating our own

Gil King, The first step in most real estate careers is to
Chief Executive Officer, REIV complete the agent’s representative course.
An agent’s representative is an employee
The real estate industry is complex, fast of a licensed estate agent who performs a
paced and ever-changing which is why variety of real estate roles including sales,
education and training are so important to leasing, and property management under an
our members, with access to local courses “Authority to Act” granted by the Business
being of particular importance to our Licensing Authority. The REIV also offers
traineeship programs enabling participants

Right in the Heart of Town

regional colleagues.
The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) to gain real world experience.
is committed to upholding and enhancing There will be two, five-day agents
professional standards, knowledge and representatives courses held in Geelong
expertise as well as facilitating employment before the end of 2018 as well as one each in
14 Young Street, Bacchus Marsh pathways within the industry. Ballarat and Bendigo.
The welcoming entrance hall leads you to the main living space showcasing some of this The REIV also offers professional
home’s great features, including high ceilings, large cornices and skirting boards and Tomorrow’s successful leaders will be those
development courses for agents in Regional
attractive flooring. The spacious kitchen offers quality appliances including oven, gas who have an exceptional understanding of
Victoria to ensure their knowledge and skills
hot plates and range hood and is positioned perfectly to enhance your indoor or outdoor property legislation and a solid grounding
are up-to-date. Topics include Commercial
entertaining. The three spacious bedrooms all offer BIRs, 11ft ceilings and ceiling fans, the in practical experience.
Property Management Fundamentals,
central bathroom boasts a fantastic free standing bath, large shower and vanity. Ducted The REIV accesses our extensive Residential property Management – Tips
heating is installed throughout and there is a reverse cycle split system air conditioner membership network to source experienced & Insights and Essential Safety Measures
in the main living room. Enjoy the morning sun on the large covered rear deck which specialists from across the real estate sector for Commercial Property Managers. Before
overlooks the peaceful and inviting landscaped backyard and has also had an additional to help deliver our learning and development the end of the year there will be four of
toilet built on. This excellent corner block with carport parking for 2 cars is in a great program which balances theoretical learning these courses held in Bendigo, three in
position across the road from the Village Shopping Plaza and within a short walk to Child with practical examples and experience. Mildura, Traralgon and Ballarat and two in
Care, Primary Schools, churches, library, shops and cafes. On the market at $575,000 -
$595,000 and available for inspection by appointment only. Our Learning and Development program Wangaratta.
is a reflection of the REIV mission: “To lead For more detailed information on the REIV’s
PRICE: $575,000 to $595,000 and represent the real estate industry and training programs, please see the Learning
advance the professionalism of members”. & Development page of the REIV’s website.
Korobeit/Greendale Districts 3 Lots Available
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Superb Farming & Lifestyle Opportunities - 3 Lots Super

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Lot 1 -a
Myrniong and Greendale, to be offered in 3 separate lots: Myrnio
- Seale
Pentland Hills "Myrtlebrae" 33 Smiths Lane 120 acres (48ha) approx.
Lot 1 - 102.5 acres - Myrniong-Korobeit Road, Korobeit Lot 1-

- Lovel
- Sealed road frontage, power running along (not connected) - Seale

- Lovely undulating block, some flatter country on roadside end, spring fed Stony Hut Creek access

- Potential ideal building site (STCA) - Poten
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Brilliant Farming/Lifestyle Opportunity
Superb Farming
SaturdayAuction & Lifestyle
20th October, Opportunities
11.00am (Myrniong Hall) - 3MLots
0400 178 945 P 03 5334 1030 Saturda

Set in a tranquil and private location and with lovely valley view'sView
towardsby appointment
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Saturday 2nd June, 11.00am - onsite rural setting just near the townships of View b
Melbourne is this stunning farming/lifestyle opportunity which offers a Deposit: 10% adrian.smith@landmark.com.au
Myrniong and Greendale, to be offered in 3 separate lots: Landmark Ballarat
multiple of possibilities. The property has the added benefit of a secluded
Settlement: 60/90 days
View by appointment
28m x 12m Barn Style Shed/Warehouse/Office (constructed 2010) with
Lot 1 - 102.5 acres - Myrniong-Korobeit Road, Korobeit
power connected, 18 squares of office space, a modern and fully equipped
- Sealed road frontage, power running along (not connected)
kitchen, separate study and workshop area and bathroom/toilet facilities.
Stairs lead to 2 further rooms on a mezzanine floor with ample storage.

- Lovely undulating block, some flatter country on roadside end, spring fed Stony Hut Creek access
The superb undulating country is divided into 10 main paddocks with
electric fencing in place, and the spring-fed watercourse meandering
- Potential ideal building site (STCA)
through offers a great water supply for livestock, also with 250,000lt
drinking water storage tank. Lot 2 - 51.4 acres - Myrniong-Korobeit Road, Korobeit
- Located
This is a rare opportunity for business and farm use, equine, recreation or directly
Adrian Smithbeside Lot 1
land banking.
- One catchment dam, spring fed Stony Hut Creek access
M 0400 178 945 P 03 5334 1030
- PotentialLandmark
building sites (STCA)
Lot 3 - 85.9 acres - Korobeit Road and Lawson Lane, Greendale

- On edge of Greendale township, approx. one third clear area, remainder covered in native bushland
- Stony Hut creek on eastern boundary
- Several elevated potential building sites with magnificent views (STCA), application for permit pending

www.arbeerealestate.com.au Auction Adrian Smith

Arbee Real Estate 140 Main St, Bacchus Marsh 5367 2333 Saturday 20th October, 11.00am (Myrniong Hall)
View by appointment
M 0400 178 945 P 03 5334 1030
www.landmarkharcourts.com.au/LTB2798 Landmark Ballarat

Lifestyle Property Just One Hour To Melbourne


572 Blackswamp Road, Bullarook

This outstanding updated four bedroom residence ‘Merrick’ with rich volcanic soil, mature trees, shrubs and springtime
flowers, provides an immaculate property with excellent ground cover , a reliable stock and domestic bore that supplies
crystal clear water to 2 large water tanks and enough land for a pony or two. Resting on exceptional slice of land with a
games/work shop studio, a large carport, lock up garage plus a further skillion three bay shed; this immaculate property
will be a popular choice, especially with a 15min drive to Ballarat.
Price: $655,000 - $695,000

Agent: Chris Leonard 0409 0409 23

51 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat 3350 www.prdballarat.com.au
Phone 5331 1111 www.prdballarat.com.au
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Saturday Saturday
12.00-12.30pm 11.00-11.30am
Photo ID required Photo ID required

3 2 4
Coimadai 195 Camerons Road 4 2 4 Toolern Vale 212 Andersons Road Bed Bath Car
Bed Bath Car

Views Galore & Character Home on Private Sale Unique Home with Mesmerising Views Private Sale
14.85 Acres This instantly engaging home is
Price $1,199,000 - $1,225,000 Price $680,000 - $720,000
Escape the hustle and bustle and arrive destined to impress with it’s beautiful
home to this haven where privacy and Office 2/137 Main Street, views, long list of features and versatile Office 2/137 Main Street,
serenity go hand in hand. This grand Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128 floor plan. A stunning renovation is Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
blue stone built home strikes a balance all complete offering 2 living zones,
Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754 Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754
between elegance and character. 2 bathrooms, a gorgerous kitchen
Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828 with quality appliances, alfresco Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828
Situated on approx. 14.85 acres of
predominantly cleared land with a little Web www.lensmith.com.au entertainment area, double garage and Web www.lensmith.com.au
light bush and with amazing view to the 13m x 7m colourbond workshop, land
Wombat State Forest. size is nearly 1 acre (3292sqm) with
town water connected.

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Bacchus Marsh 4 Albion Lane Maddingley 72 Calderwood Drive

Titled Land & Ready To Build on Private Sale Vacant Land in Stonehill – 942 sqm Private Sale
This super sized parcel of land This fantastic parcel of land is located
Price $390,000 - $420,000 Price $350,000 - $370,000
is located on the exciting new on the popular stonehill estate and is
Underbank Estate and is titled and Office 2/137 Main Street, titled and ready to build on now. Office 2/137 Main Street,
ready to build your dream home Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128 942 sqm in size with no easements, Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
on. The overall land size is 942 north/ east aspect & flat, beautiful
Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754 Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754
square metres and perfectly flat views from the rear of block.
with no easements. Located on the Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828 Don’t delay will not last!!! Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828
Underbank Estate so close to all of Web www.lensmith.com.au Web www.lensmith.com.au
Bacchus Marsh’s township amenities.
For further details please call the
selling agents.

Photo ID required

3 2 1 3 2 2
Maddingley 3/1 McCrae Street Bed Bath Car
Bacchus Marsh 3 Steele Court Bed Bath Car

Maddingley Side Private Sale Handy to Everywhere Private Sale

Perfectly located just minutes from There is plenty of room to live, relax
Price $490,000 - $520,000 Price Contact agent
Train station, Maddingley Park and entertain in this immaculate kept
and popular Schools is this quality Office 2/137 Main Street, home with easy care gardens. Located Office 2/137 Main Street,
townhouse in a complex of 3. Light Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128 in a private court setting and only Bacchus Marsh 5367 8128
and bright interiors features polished minutes from the vibrant main street
Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754 Contact Len Smith 0418 343 754
timber flooring, high ceilings, gas shopping precinct and popular primary
central heating & evaporative cooling. Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828 Kelvin Gaffiero 0481 991 828
schools this home will certainly impress
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, quality Web www.lensmith.com.au with it’s many features, so call today to Web www.lensmith.com.au
appliances to kitchen, great outdoor make your appointment.
entertainment area, single garage plus
workshop. Perfect in every way.
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Darley 14 Augusta Place 3 3 2

INTRODUCING OUR NEW OFFICE! Three Level Masterpiece On 1190m2 (Approx.)

Impressively showcasing grand architectural design with interiors curated with
a level of class that is simply unmatched, this luxurious three level residence’s
magnificent dimensions deliver the ultimate in classical elegance and

YPA Bacchus Marsh

contemporary refinement in an exclusive and secluded setting, just minutes from
the Bacchus Marsh Golf Club. Brilliantly designed, the exceptionally spacious
and eminently adaptable floorplan is surrounded entirely by private landscaped
north, west and south facing gardens, which seamlessly merge to your very own
backyard terrace featuring landscaped rock retaining walls.

Private Sale $699,000 - $749,000

Inspect Saturday 6th October 1.00-1.30pm
Photo ID required
Contact Shane O’Brien 0431 766 082
Lucas Ekerbicer 0418 465 892

Same Network | Same Passion | New Location

Darley 56 Dundas Street 3 2 2

Sensational Home In Grantleigh

Displaying an impressive blend of captivating modern features and
contemporary style, the functionality of this beautifully laid out home makes for a
sensational family domain located in the exclusive Grantleigh Estate. Comprising
of three bedrooms, master bedroom with walk in robe & full ensuite as well as
large central bathroom both equipped with floor to ceiling tiles, the spacious
kitchen, meals and living area create an open feel to the home filled with plenty
of natural light. The beautiful kitchen not only appeals aesthetically but boasts a
long list of upgrades including high quality appliances and stone benchtops.

Private Sale $529,000 - $549,000

Inspect Saturday 6th October 11.00-11.30am
Photo ID required
Contact Shane O’Brien 0431 766 082
Lucas Ekerbicer 0418 465 892

Thinking of Selling? Call Vickie Ramon 0403 194 621 or Shane O’Brien 0431 766 082


4/8 Church Street, Bacchus Marsh ypa.com.au
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Arbee Real Estate

AUCTION 18 McFarland Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 4 Shields Court, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 2 3 1 2

Magnificent Neighbourhood Magnificent Neighbourhood

One owner, triple fronted, brick and tile 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home Classic one owner, triple fronted, brick and tile 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom
with a spacious lounge, kitchen/meals area and north facing sunroom. home with a spacious lounge, kitchen/meals area and north facing
Beautiful gardens, carport and large workshop/shed. Corner block sunroom offers great potential for those looking for a renovation
within walking distance to the Village Shopping Centre and Schools. opportunity in one of the best neighbourhoods in town. Beautiful
Excellent location to raise your family. The block is approximately gardens, a carport and large workshop shed. Corner block 766m2 and
766m2 and also offers the opportunity for subdivision (STCA). also offers the opportunity for subdivision (STCA).
INSPECT Open from 10.30am Saturday 6th October INSPECT Saturday 6th October 9.30-10.00am
AUCTION Saturday 6th October 11.00am FOR SALE $560,000-$580,000
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
arbeerealestate.com.au NEW LISTING CONTACT
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157

FOR SALE 21 Riversdale Crescent, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 11 Little Court, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 2 3 1 6

Hidden Gem on 1155m²! Just Move In

Located just 300m from Bacchus Marsh Golf Club, surrounded by This immaculately much loved family home is located in a quiet court
quality homes, this charming property offers a warm homely feel in a just a short stroll to local schools, shopping centre & CBD. Featuring 3
private landscaped setting. Featuring 3 bedrooms, kitchen, dining, bedrooms, central bathroom, kitchen, dining, lounge & ducted heating
living, extra lounge with lovely garden views, central bathroom, & cooling. Outdoor entertainment area, fully landscaped backyard has
heating & cooling. Lock up garage/workshop, sewing room and plenty of space & boasts a large 18m x 6.5m garage, able to
laundry. Ideal first home or for those looking for a quiet, tranquil setting. accommodate up to 6 cars, plus a 4.8m x 4.32m workshop.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT Wednesday 3rd October 5.00-5.30pm
FOR SALE $440,000-$460,000 FOR SALE $430,000-$450,000
Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
arbeerealestate.com.au NEW LISTING CONTACT
Peter Leonard 0429 671 990

FOR SALE 29 Lidgett Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 14 Young Street, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 6 3 1 2

Perfect Place to Start! Park The Car and Walk to Everything!

This solid family home is ideally located within walking distance to Main This fantastic as new home is literally right in the heart of town. The 3
Street shopping precinct, schools, kindergarten & parks. Featuring 3 spacious bedrooms all offer BIRs, 11ft ceilings & ceiling fans, central
bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom & good sized lounge. Ideal for first home bathroom boasts a fantastic free standing bath, large shower & vanity.
buyers or investors alike as it sits on a 577m² corner block with a big Ducted heating and reverse cycle split system a/c in the main living
backyard. Great value at $390,000. room. Large covered rear deck which overlooks landscaped backyard.
Corner block, carport for 2 cars.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $390,000 FOR SALE $575,000-$595,000
Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157

FOR SALE 62 Halletts Way, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 1 Ethan Street, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 2 3 2 2

Unique Development Opportunity Great Value! 3 Bedrooms! Corner Block! – New

3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home on 900sqm block with plans & permits Immaculately presented 3 bedroom family home located on 649m²
for 2 x 6 star energy rated, 2 bedroom, one bathroom, single garage corner allotment, easy access to schools, shops, freeway & station.
units to the rear. Generate a rental income from the house while you Master bedroom with full ens & walk through robe, remaining bedrooms

develop the rear. House currently returning $16,640pa & flexible have BIRs, central bathroom & separate W/C. The kitchen/meals area
settlement terms are available. Visit our website today for full plans, has floating timber floors & adjoins a large carpeted living area leading
soil tests, rental appraisals, Section 32. out to a secure, shaded outdoor entertainment area.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $620,000-$650,000 FOR SALE $440,000-$460,000
CONTACT Steve 0475 888 101 Liam 0407 385 297 CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 143 Underbank Boulevard, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 4 Miles Court, Bacchus Marsh
4 2 1 3 2 2
This Is A Rare Opportunity!
Privacy At Its Best
Finding a block of land to build your dream home on is difficult, but
Located in Underbank Estate just 5 minutes from Main Street is this finding a block this size and in this location is even more difficult.
beautifully designed family home. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms Magnificent 900m2 block of land surrounded by tightly held
& 3 toilets. Downstairs presents elite comfortable living from the established homes just 1km from the Main Street. In a quiet Court
designer kitchen to the temperature controlled pool & spa. Elevated location, have a look at this block with your builder and imagine the
setting, commanding spectacular views, 50 metres from bus stop. home you can build to take advantage of this elevated position.

INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment

FOR SALE Contact agent FOR SALE $390,000-$399,000
CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990 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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CANCER—June 22 2018 Page 17
This week exits with a howl - a howl of laughter.
Machines and computers may keep going on the blink,
but romance is in great condition.

Stars & Puzzles LEO—July 23-August 22

Don’t listen for applause for jobs well done or you will
be disappointed and don’t feel guilty about doing your
own thing. Finances improve around Friday.
VIRGO—August 23-September 22
Disappointing news may be turned around to your con-
siderable advantage. A chance to make extra cash could
open up this week. A loved one may be a little too myste-
rious for your liking.
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
Distant travel is not indicated, but the week has a foreign
★★★★★★★★ flavour. The romantic scene comes to life and your week-
end could be filled with magic. Your neighbours may be
too demanding.

SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
ARIES—March 21-April 20
Celebrate on the weekend with a second honeymoon -
You are swamped with paperwork and surrounded by whether or not there’s an anniversary. An important plan
chatterboxes, but after Friday, life becomes more nor- may backfire, Thursday. Prepare to lay out extra cash this
mal. A visit from friends could turn into a great weekend. week.
TAURUS—April 21-May 22 SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
This is a mindbending week. You are involved with some- A small windfall could arrive around the weekend - think
one who tickles your intellect. Clear up any family prob- about investing and not spending. This is the week to
lems before it leads to family misunderstandings. show off, demand respect, ask for a raise and prove why
you are worth it.
GEMINI—May 23-June 21
Some juicy gossip could reach you around Thursday, CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
which could send someone blushing. Good partying is If you have been putting off an important decision, settle
indicated for the weekend. You may be introduced to a the matter before the week’s end. Wednesday is a lucky
real gentle person. This is a bad week for any showdown. day for singles. Thursday - Friday, finds you amazingly
CANCER—June 22-July 22
NO. 9061 This week exits with a howl - a howl of laughter. AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
ACROSS DOWN Machines and computers may keep going on the blink, This week has you doing something you loved as a child
7. Clergyman (12) 1. Jumble (8) but romance is in great condition. - it’s a great nostalgic time. Try to expand your friend-
8. Slave (6) 2. Advantage (4) ship circle - have new people over for a coffee and a chat
LEO—July 23-August 22
9. Tool (6) 3. Ineffectual (7) PISCES—February 20-March 20
10. Do away with (7) 4. Joyous (5) Don’t listen for applause for jobs well done or you will
It seems a lacklustre week until the weekend, when your
12. Ability (5) 5. Wounded (8) be disappointed and don’t feel guilty about doing your
world and you suddenly turns brilliant. Be alert to a busi-
15. Flower (5) 6. Mark (4) own thing. Finances improve around Friday. ness tip from a close friend.
16. Rock (7) 11. Stretch (8)
VIRGO—August 23-September 22
18. Grab (6) 13. Scope (8) BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
20. Revolve (6) 14. Warship (7) Disappointing news may be turned around to your con- You have a quick wit, an insatiable thirst for knowledge,
22. Imprecision (12) 17. Inexpensive (5) siderable advantage. A chance to make extra cash could a little too busy and a little forgetful. Putting more effort
19. Placed (4) open up this week. A loved one may be a little too myste- into concentration could be helpful. New friendships may
21. Ceremony (4) rious for your liking. forged by the end of this year.
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
Distant travel is not indicated, but the week has a foreign

flavour. The romantic scene comes to life and your week-
7. Wrong idea given by the artistic forgery? (5,7). 8. end could be filled with magic. Your neighbours may be
Leave a little hair (6). 9. Notice the man approaching too demanding.
the box? (6). 10. Get the paper bill before that (7). 12.
First appearance of a Royal a bit hard to cover (5). 15. SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
Like meat that’s tough (5). 16. Anticipated the warning
and was running (7). 18. Do well to get the right four
Celebrate on the weekendGAME
with a second honeymoon -
clapped inside (6). 20. Very good indeed, overall (6). whether or not there’s an anniversary. An important plan
22. Make a good team of puppeteers? (4,8). may backfire,
Prepare to lay out extra cash this
1. A bit, or p-piece (8). 2. While I have a vast amount of SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
land (4). 3. Like the handwriting that got one retirng A small windfall could arrive around the weekend - think
socialist agent captured (7). 4. Opportunity to get on tele, about investing and not spending. This is the week to
to take the long view! (5). 5. Do better than the other show off, demand respect, ask for a raise and prove why
stars? (8). 6. Heyday, we’re told, of the dog (4). 11. How you are worth it.
the brunette who was cheated was treated? (8). 13. Does
one drink in their perfume in the garden? (3,5). 14. Home CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
of the pie? (7). 17. Man given a hospital bed (5). 19. In If you have been putting off an important decision, settle
expectation of getting work, he goes round (4). 21. Knock the matter before the week’s end. Wednesday is a lucky
hard - that’s the way (4). day for singles. Thursday - Friday, finds you amazingly


21, Pat-H. AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
This week has you doing something you loved as a child
13, Tea roses. 14, Cottage (pie). 17, Bert-H. 19, H-op-e.
- it’s a great nostalgic time. Try to expand your friend-
(tele)Scope. 5, Outshine. 6, Peke (peak). 11, Un-fairly.
Across - 6, Melancholic. 7, Gulp. 8, Geranium. 9, De-
ship circle - have new people over for a coffee and a chat
Down - 1, P-article. 2, As-I-a. 3, Sp-I-der-y. 4,
part. 10, Entity. 12, Orchid. 15, Roller. 17, Scissors. 19,
IV-e. 20, Tiptop. 22, Pull together.
Real. 20, Dilapidated.
quire. 12, Bi-R-t-H. 15, Beef-y. 16, Fore-saw. 18, Th-R- PISCES—February 20-March 20
Down - 1, Slapdash. 2, Knight. 3, Charge. 4, Elan. 5,
Across - 7, False picture. 8, Strand. 9, Poster. 10, Ac-
It seems a lacklustre week until the weekend, when your
Acquit. 6, Mauve. 11, Tolerate. 13, Recede. 14, Droopy.
world and you suddenly turns brilliant. Be alert to a busi-
15, Reside. 16, Eland. 18, Salt.
ate. 17, Cheap. 19, Laid. 21, Rite. ness tip from a close friend.
Stricken. 6, Scar. 11, Lengthen. 13, Latitude. 14, Frig-
Down - 1, Scramble. 2, Plus. 3, Useless. 4, Happy. 5, BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
Across - 6, Hollow laugh. 7, Fair. 8, Clearing. 9, S-trip-
Gyrate. 22, Inexactitude. You have a quick wit, an insatiable thirst for knowledge,
S. 10, Trader. 12, Cra-tes. 15, L-oC-ate. 17, Stalli-on.
ish. 12, Skill. 15, Peony. 16, Granite. 18, Clutch. 20, a little too busy and a little forgetful. Putting more effort
19, R-eno. 20, Legal battle.
Across - 7, Ecclesiastic. 8, Vassal. 9, Pliers. 10, Abol- into concentration could be helpful. New friendships may
Down - 1, Alarmist. 2, Forces. 3, Al-B-ert. 4, Pu-RR. 5,
QUICK SOLUTIONS forged by the end of this year.
Change. 6, Heart. 11, Ac-curate. 13, Rattle. 14, Stills.
15, L-and-au. 16, Tense. 18, Lags.
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massage Meeting (AGM)
be heldconsider
at St Andrew’saUniting
Church,to a trust fund forMarsh
Friday, care
in Bali
Deighton Gisborne Road Bacchus
of Amba’s
August 10, 2018 son Albert.
commencing Envelopes
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Bacchus Marsh Soccer

The Bacchus Marsh soccer club held their presentation night on Sunday 23 September for the Under 11s and up to the Seniors.Players and their
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registrations for next season’s winter program will open in February 2019.

Senior Men. Under 11 Blue. Under 11 Yellow.

Senior Women. Under 11 Green. Under 16 Girls.

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the Year Award –
1 Leonard
4 Baker, champions.
Steven Kennedy
Phone (03) 5366 1021
Email: mail@weareaccountable.com.au

The great Devils Ressies are quietly going about their business with another win and have claimed 2 spot on
With every product or service Bacchus Marsh When: Tuesday 10 October 2017
the ladder.
Darley 3.2, 7.6, 8.9, 13.11 (89) d Lake Wendouree 1.1, 1.1, 2.1, 3.2 (20) M&M Excavator Hire
Community Bank® Branch offers, money goes Time: 7pm-8pm
GOALS: Speak 4, Forde 3, Toner 2, Hughes 2, Engstrom 1, Fenton 1

back into our community. We are seeking BEST: Fenton, Herring, Stone, Barnes, Forde, Speak
House Sites
Community Survey and Planning
feedback about our community and community Where: St Bernards Parish Hall U18.5s
The thirds weren’t up to the task on Saturday with three of their best playing senior footy.
• Trenching • Foundations
projects. RSVP: bacchusmarshcelsecretary@gmail.com or Lake Wendouree 3.3, 5.7, 9.10, 9.11 (65) d Darley 1.1, 1.5, 1.6, 3.9 (27)
• Drainage • Industrial
Complete the survey https://www.surveymonkey. call 0409 198 848
GOALS: Ascough 3
BEST: Ascough, Bewley, Zivave, Pope, Sebastian • Commercial • Residential
With every product or service Bacchus Marsh When: Tuesday 10and
October 2017
NETBALL 13t excavator and rock breaker
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Back to the old drawing board for the netballers with only the C-Graders having a win
Community Bank® Branch offers, money goes Time: 7pm-8pm A GRADE: Lakers 48 d Darley 29 BEST: Beckerley, Rizzato. GOALS: Freeman 19, C Barnes 10
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C GRADE: Darley 33 d Lakers 30 BEST: Jackson, Deering. GOALS: M Taylor 17, Drevensek 16
projects. D GRADE: Lakers 37 dorDarley 19 BEST: Harris, H Inglis GOALS: T Taylor 12, Forth 6, Wilson 1.
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Gordon Junior New type of

Football Netball Club footy code
Best & Fairest Presentation
By Meg Kennedy
Junior Netball   The AFL season is over after the West Coast Eagles won the
13B&Under Grand Final, but this month Maddingley Park will be home
B&F - Regan Dalgleish to an open-for-all touch football season.
Runner Up - Charlotte Frazer AFL 9s is the AFL’s official social version of the game,
Most Consistent - Bella Ranieri described as a “fast, fun, free-flowing game” and is designed
for people of all ages, both male and female, and families.
Most Improved - Amilija Pisak
The competition will run at ‘Siberia’ in Maddingley Park,
and will include activities such as free inflatables, food and
13A &Under coffee vans and more.
B&F - Gracie Fox Shayne Ward of AFL Victoria, who will be playing in the
Runner Up - Mia Greer-Sultana matches, says the event is a brilliant way “to bring family
Most Determined - Emily Murphy and friends together”, as it is “one of the key features of the
Coaches Award - Nelly Griffiths game”.
The game involves nine players on each team playing on a
smaller field. Each team comprises of 12-members, with at
least three females and two under 16-year olds. Mr Ward
B&F - Jessica Lynch says that girls are able score nine points for a goal instead of
Runner Up - Mia Greer-Sultana the regular six to encourage gender equality in teams.
Most Consistent - Chloe Ranieri As there is no tackling or bumping, similar to ‘touch football’,
Coaches Award - Erin Phillips AFL 9s is suitable for everyone.
Winner ‘The Robert Fuller Medal’ - Mark Gunnell.  The season will kick off on Wednesday 24 October 2018
17&Under  and will run every Wednesday night until Wednesday 12
December. Games will be scheduled between 5:30pm &
B&F - Makayla Anderson 7:00pm.
Runner Up - Jaye Dalgleish For more information and how to register, contact Liam
Most Consistent - Zoe Hunt Brady on 0429 327 085 or Liam.Brady@afl.com.au, or Grant
Coaches Award - Rachael Waterson McMillan on 0411 380 093 or Grant.McMillan@afl.com.au.
Best in Final - Abbie Toohey

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Wednesday Night Touch Football
Best Clubman - Angus Newman
Most Consistant - Billy Barnes AFL 9s is the AFL’s official social This competition will be run at
version of the game. It’s a fast, fun, “Siberia” in Maddingley Park.
Most Improved - Nick Winter free-flowing game that involves 9
The season will kick off on Wednesday 24th
players on each team playing on a
Best & Fairest Presentation   smaller field. It’s similar to ‘touch
October 2018, and will run every Wednesday
night until Wed 12th December.
football’ with no tackling or bumping,
Under 15 making it suitable for everyone.
Club Award 
Games will be scheduled between
5:30pm & 7:00pm.
B&F - Lachlan Reynolds
This social competition is designed for people

Club person(s) of the year – Taylor Humm and Luke Carey of all ages, both male, female & families. This is aimed as a community event –

  Runner Up - Daniel Pascoe Each side to include 12 players, with at least

3 females, and at least 2 players under 16yo.
offering free inflatables for the kids,
and food & coffee vans, etc.

Senior Netball Most Determined - Clayton Winter

A Grade Best Utility - Lucas Edmonds
B&F - Rochelle Parks Most Improved - Jake Cardona
Runner Up - Hannah McCrabb & Maggie Toohey  
Encouragement - Makayla Anderson Under 18
Coaches Award - Brianna Renshaw B&F - Bailey Colligan
  Runner Up - Lucas Blazko
B Grade Most Determined - Cohen LeSeur & Reilly Cording
B&F - Jornita Cram Most Improved - Aiden Sadler
Runner Up - Taylor Humm

Ballan Golf Club

Encouragement - Jackie Walker
Coaches Award - Pearle Griffiths 
For more information and how to register please contact
Liam Brady on 0429 327 085 or Liam.Brady@afl.com.au or
  Grant McMillan on 0411 380 093 or Grant.McMillan@afl.com.au

C Grade Results - Week ending Saturday 29 September

B&F - Natasha Gillett
Wednesday– Stableford – Men’s & Ladies.
Runner Up - Kellie Leehane
Encouragement - Katie Toohey Winner Tony Dwyer (25) 36 points
Coaches Award - Natasha Gillett on c/b from Barry Sims (14).
  Magpie - 14th Barry Lenaghan.
Senior Football NTP - 15th John Fitzgerald.
Saturday Stableford & McIlvena Cup Semi Finals. 
Winner ‘The Robert Fuller Medal’ - Mark Gunnell 
Runner Up - Brendan Sutcliffe A Grade Winner - Chris Tudor (13) 36 points.
  R/up Anthony Moore (7) 35 points.
Ballan Bowling Club
Reserves Pre-Season Meet and Greet
B Grade Winner - Greg McAloon (23) 35 points.
Winner - Michael Kersley An invitation to all past, present and new
Runner Up - Zakary Welsford R/up John Fitzgerald (23) 34 points
bowlers to enjoy social afternoons each
  on c/b from Vic Buttigieg.
Club President Mr Peter Clifford announced that the Senior Thursday, from 5pm
NTPs - 12  Anthony Moore, 15th John Fitzgerald.

B&F Award would now be named the Robert Fuller Medal. Ballan Bowling Club
Rob has literally had a lifetime association with the club Magpies - 1st Kev Lockman, 14th Bob Arklay.
Cowie Street, BALLAN
and on his return from boarding school in 1973 has won Balls (5), Cut-off 34 points: Chris Tudor, Anthony Moore,
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Greg McAloon, John Fitzgerald, Victor Buttigieg.
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Anthony Moore defeated Don Wickson 3 & 2.
Rob has had continuous service to this club since 1973.  A
truly well deserved recognition for this club stalwart. Chris Tudor defeated Les Martin 4 & 3.
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Tabcorp Park Sat 29 September Kilmore Cup Thurs 27th September

Thursday 27th September, Kilmore Cup, Race 7, Winner: Im the Boss (6). Trainer: David
Aiken. Driver: Kime Frenning. Photo: Stuart McCormick HRV.

Saturday 29 September, Tabcorp Park Melton Race 6, Winner: Scarlett Brew (3). Trainer:
Emma Stewart. Driver: Chris Alford. Photo: Stuart McCormick HRV.

Pentland Calisthenics College Tinies and their Coaches. Photo - submitted

Pentland Calisthenics College

It has been a busy week for the club – three sections performed at their Calisthenics Victoria
State Championships held at Karralyka in Ringwood.
The Sub Juniors performed on Wednesday afternoon achieving the following placings 3rd –
Free Exercises and Highly Commended – Rods and Aesthetics.
The Juniors performed on Thursday evening and were awarded Highly Commended for the
following items – March, Clubs, Free Exercises, Rods, Aesthetics and Song & Dance. It was
the Tinies who achieved the best results for their four performances – Free Exercises – 2nd,
Rods – 2nd, Dance – Honourable Mention, Song – 2nd.
The Intermediates then followed up their performance from last week and are the first team
to compete at Westside Calisthenics Competition in 2018 – they were awarded the following
Saturday 29 September, Tabcorp Park Melton Race 4, Winner: Sucralose (1). Trainer: Bec places March – 2nd, Clubs – 2nd, Free Exercises – Honourable Mention, Rods – Highly
Wardlaw. Driver: Darby McGuigan. Photo: Stuart McCormick HRV. Commended, Aesthetics – 3rd.

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