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Tuesday 9 October, 2018 Serving Ballan and district since 1872 Phone 5368 1966 Vol 12 No 40

THUMBS UP – (L-R) Russ Hendry (BM Lions) and Bill Robson (BM SES) along with their members are very excited to know their project was picked to be funded with a government
community grant. Photo – Helen Tatchell

You picked their project


By Carol Saffer these projects had been chosen for the Pick My Project information days at the Village Shopping Centre, handing
initiative as they would provide great facilities and services out how to vote brochures at the centre and the local football
A new Bacchus Marsh SES storage and training facility to be to the community. matches, and using social media.
built in Darley got the go ahead from the State Government “The new SES shed will address many issues the Bacchus Mr Hendry said the building project will kick off straight
thanks to 326 locals voting for Pick my Project.
Marsh SES has with its current set-up and will help cater for away.
It is one of 237 projects chosen by local communities across the increased demand on this service,” says Cr Tatchell.
Melbourne and regional Victoria funded through Pick My “It’s only a matter of weeks before we get the ground work
Project – the Victorian-first community grants initiative that Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford says “from started.”
put decision making in the hands of the public. regional centres to small country towns, Pick My Project will The other three projects in the shire to receive funding are:
The $190,000 funding for the construction of the new deliver the upgrades, improvements and financial support - A playground and seating at Mason’s Lane Reserve in
building, a joint project of the Bacchus Marsh Lions Club and communities need – because locals know best.” Bacchus Marsh ($120,000)
the Bacchus Marsh SES, was one of four projects to receive Bacchus Marsh Lions Club member Russ Hendry says the - A makerspace at Bacchus Marsh Primary School ($84,431)
government funding in Moorabool Shire. club were very pleased that they were well supported. - A youth-led mental health campaign applied for by
Moorabool Mayor Cr Paul Tatchell said he was delighted The Lions and the SES jointly spread the message, running Moorabool Youth Action Group ($20,000)

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POLICE Now is the time to be bushfire ready


ROUNDS By Meg Kennedy
Ready for the bushfire season?
the risk of fire; such as cleaning up around
the house, mowing grass regularly and
maintaining fire-breaks.
Prepare your home and property
BALLAN The CFA has warned Victorians that a “Moorabool has 11 communities identified - Make sure the mower, brush cutter, garden tools, pumps
Burglary at Beremboke - Po- potentially dry summer will create concerns by the Victorian Fire Risk Register as being and hoses are all serviced and ready when you need them.
lice are seeking assistance for an “above average” fire season later this at high risk of bushfire, so we all need to do - Clean out gutters, and move garden furniture, wood stacks
year and is encouraging earlier preparation all we can to minimise the risk,” Moorabool and rubbish away from your home.
in relation to a burglary
for residents in the region. Mayor Cr Paul Tatchell said. - Cut the grass, prune shrubs and bushes, rake up leaves
and theft which occurred and twigs in the garden.
The Moorabool Shire Council has created “We wanted a different way to get this
in Beremboke between - Slash fire breaks around paddocks.
a video to help residents prepare for the message out to the community, and this is
Wednesday 26 and Friday upcoming warm weather. - Put a maintenance program in place so that your property
an effective and easy to follow video with a is prepared and maintained all year round.
28 September.  Offenders
The short video, which is accessible on the very important message,” Cr Tatchell said. - Advice is available from the CFA and Moorabool Shire
have forced entry to multiple Council’s Facebook page, aims to educate
The video can be viewed on the Council’s Council.
structures on the property.  people on the importance of doing their bit

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house and farm properties to minimise Fire Action Week - Pages 10 and 11 - Plan different ways to leave your area in the event of an
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A walk in the park could be no longer


By Meg Kennedy But not everyone is happy with the prohibited activity. Traditional Owner interests, ecosystem
possibility of a new national park. Although the proposal of a new park representation in protected areas (national
Our local forests may be dramatically Darley resident Stephen Smitham says is creating concern for some locals, parks and conservation reserves), threatened
changing, but there’s still time to have your the park “will likely bring with it, various conservation group Wombat Forestcare has species, recreation, resource uses,
say on their future. restrictive changes to the use of these forests welcomed the draft recommendations. headwaters, climate change and landscape
The Victorian Environmental Assessment that will see the reasonable open access we The group says the creation of a new connectivity, with VEAC continuing to
Council (VEAC) has extended the submission enjoy today curtailed dramatically”. meet with various community groups and
park around Trentham, Blackwood and
deadline for its Central West Investigation In a letter to the editor, published in the organisation during the extended period.
Daylesford “allows for a range of activities
Draft Proposals Paper from 31 October to 18 September edition of the Moorabool including bushwalking, dog walking and Submissions can be made on the VEAC
Monday 10 December, allowing members News, Mr Smitham claims that “…many
horse riding close to towns”, as well as the website under the ‘Make a Submission’ tab,
of the public more time to provide a written recreational activities such as 4WDs, trail
continued protection of the Wombat Forest’s and previous submissions can read under
submission on the future of the Wombat bikes, prospecting, horse riding and even
State Forest and the Lerderderg State Park. threatened and endangered flora and fauna ‘View Submissions’.
walking the dog will be restricted or even
banned”. species. All submissions will be reviewed, analysed
The Central West Investigation Draft
Proposal Paper aims to develop plans for According to a Central West Investigation Wombat Forestcare has also expressed their and considered in preparing VEAC’s final
the future of public land areas, including the document on the VEAC website, most concern of a return of industrial logging recommendations ahead of a final report in
recommendation of the Wombat-Lerderderg of these activities would be restricted to in the Wombat Forest if it were to lose the 2019.
National Park, merging the two state parks designated areas under the national park protection of a ‘Park’ structure. The Victorian government will then decide
over 52,853-hectares of land. banner, with prospecting the only fully The investigation will incorporate what recommendations will be accepted.
Photo: Hiking Fiasco

Central West Investigation


COMMUNITY INFORMATION
SESSION - TRENTHAM
In March 2017, the Victorian Environmental
Assessment Council (VEAC) was requested to carry
out a Central West investigation. The investigation
covers public land in the vicinity of the Wombat,
Wellsford, Mount Cole and Pyrenees Range forests.
VEAC is currently inviting written submissions on its
Draft Proposals Paper. Submissions close on Monday
10 December 2018.
VEAC is holding an information session in Trentham:
Wednesday 17 October 2018
7:00-8:30pm
Trentham Neighbourhood Centre
Cnr Market and High Streets, Trentham.
There will be a short presentation at 7:20pm. However,
you are welcome to arrive and leave at any time.
Victorian Environmental Assessment Council
GPO Box 527
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
veac@delwp.vic.gov.au
www.veac.vic.gov.au
VG4970

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An extended reach for train line ADVERTISEMENT

By Meg Kennedy

The Ballarat Line Upgrade is set to deliver


more frequent services to and from Melbourne
and will form part of the proposed Suburban
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Premier Daniel Andrews said at an
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Hallelujah for community


By Carol Saffer

Bacchus Marsh Baptist


Church connects with the
community through their
Sunday services, the Darley
Art Community Garden and
the Silver Lining Op Shop.
Pastor Jeremy Van Langen-
berg says most churches are
facing challenges trying to
stay relevant to where life is
Landscape and Visual Screening Program – for most people.
Sri Lankan born Mr Van
Moorabool
Visual Screening North
Program and South
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Langenberg says, “amid all
that, research worldwide
Owners of residential dwellings within 4km of the Moorabool confirms constantly that
though people are drifting
North Wind Farm and Moorabool South Wind Farm are invited to away from church they ad-
parti
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within 4kminofa the
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Farm are invited to
mire Jesus, its founder.”
Jesus the Game Changer - how
andThis is screening
visual a requirement
program. of the Moorabool Wind Farm Planning Jesus changed the world and
Permit to assist those closest neighbours in reducing the visual changes lives is a ten-part
he Moorabool Wind Farm Planning Permit to assist those closest documentary series created Pastor Jeremy Van Langenberg outside the Baptist Church.
impacts of the project.
e visual impacts of the project. by Sydney based Olive Tree Photo - submitted
Media.
All agreed works are undertaken by Moorabool Wind Farm at no based on someone who of- one of the five shown as Mr
Mr Van Langenberg, plan-
cost by
ertaken to dwelling owners. ning on screening five epi- fered positive ways to live.” Van Langenberg considers
arm at no cost to sodes of the series (whose Mr Van Langenberg said it this particularly relevant to
Find Out More trailer has over 10,000 views is a way of showing the com- recent times.
on Youtube) over five weeks munity, “this is who we are.” Mr Van Langenberg, whose
If you would like to find out more commencing this month, congregation averages 40
The documentary doesn’t
information about the program, wants to invite the wider
need to be shown or watched
parishioners at the Sunday
community to join him and service, has an open-door
register or check your eligibility, please his parishioners.
chronologically as each epi- policy for the free of charge
visit our website or contact us on: sode is a stand-alone topic. screening which will in-
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Talk and walk


Once upon a time, children not only rode
bikes and horses to school, but actually
walked.

Newborns With $10,000 funding from VicHealth to


promote healthy living for young people,

in the
Moorabool Shire council has announced that
School month initiative is important as “it is
Walk to School month will return in October.
an easy way to make physical activity part of

district
Kids are encouraged to walk, ride or scoot to kids’ daily life”.
school this month, and local schools taking “We want to make walking to school easy
part in the program will be in the running to and attractive for families, by providing in-
Babies born It is baby number three for
Cobblebank parents Crystal
Rory has a new sister,
Kenzie Louise Ann
win specialised AFL Footy Clinics with an
AFL or AFLW player.
centives including school rewards and indi-
vidual rewards”, he said.
recently at Carter and Anthony Hinchcliffe. Born to Schools crossing supervisors will also take Last year, the Council worked with Lal Lal
Johnstone. Archer Jordan Harkness couple Maryann
Bacchus Marsh Mathew arrived on Monday Shepherd and Chris
part this year, encouraging families to walk
and cross the roads safely, and rewarding
and St Patricks Primary School to design and
install signage along the tracks to school to
and Melton 1 October at 8.50pm,
weighing 6lb 15oz. Archer
Hinchcliffe on Monday 1
October, Kenzie arrived at their efforts with tickets for individual prize encourage more walking and cycling, in-
draws. cluding a horse rider, to reflect how some in
Regional Hospital is a new brother for
Charlotte and Ay-Jay.
10.22am and weighed 7lb
3oz (3270 grams) Mayor Cr Paul Tatchell said the Walk to the community do get to school.

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Moorabool North Wind Farm


Construction of the Moorabool North wind farm continues. Zenviron, have now completed the onsite
construction compound. All construction teams will now be based there.

Moorabool North
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FARM construction progress:
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Moorabool North Wind Farm  Approximately 2km of access tracks
Construction of the Moorabool North wind farm continues. Zenviron, have now completed the onsite
construction compound. All construction teams will now be complete
based there.
Moorabool North wind farm construction progress:  4 foundations are excavated
• Approximately 2km of access tracks complete
• 4 foundations are excavated  Pouring of concrete for foundations
• Pouring of concrete for foundations due to begin in earlydue
October
to begin in early October
• On-site concrete batching plant operational
• Substation establishment works have commenced  On-site concrete batching plant
Construction activity remains focused on the Ballan Meredith Road and the Ballan Egerton Road.
operational
The increase in construction traffic due to the movement of earthwork machinery and gravel to site will
Landscape and Visual Screening Program – Moorabool
 Substation
continue. Please take care and observe warning and speed establishment works have
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Projects vital for viability, MD turns


but governments must help off tap
Traffic congestion is now Southern Rural Water (SRW)
proven to be a major impedi-
Managing Director, Clinton
ment to the growth of Bac-
Rodda, has announced his
chus Marsh.
resignation after nine years
A rapidly increasing popu- leading the water corpora-
lation, popular transport tion. He advised the SRW
hub, outdated road network board he was not seeking re-
and heavy transport are newal of his contract in 2019
causing added stress on the
and plans to leave by the end
town.
of 2018.
A 2014 study commissioned
Mr Rodda joined SRW as
by the Moorabool Shire
General Manager Water
Council has identified five
Supply in 2005 and was ap-
priority projects to improve
pointed Managing Director
traffic flow, including the
in 2009.
Holts Lane/Western Free-
way interchange, an upgrade Mr Rodda said he is leaving
of the Gisborne Road/Grant the organisation at a time
Street corridor, and redevel- when it is achieving great
opments of the intersections Photo - MSC outcomes for customers by
transforming its operations, Clinton Rodda
at Main Street/Grant Street, Marsh as a regional centre This follows the recent dis- costings for each of the five
Labilliere Street/Grant with major modernisation
with excellent potential for covery of Moorabool Shire projects with their imple- and I know Southern Ru-
Street and Griffith Street/ programs well underway.
growth but noted that north/ Council’s lack of funding mentation being recognised ral Water will continue to
Grant Street. from state and federal gov- as a key to the future growth “We’re halfway through a
south traffic routes needed strengthen those ties into the
Council is also working ernments compared to other of Bacchus Marsh by VPA, once-in-a-generation mod-
to be addressed if this poten- future.”
with the Victorian Planning councils, where recurrent VicRoads, traders, coun- ernisation program across
tial was to be realised. Chairman, Diane James AM
Authority to design a trans- grants were costing Moora- cil and local members of our regions throughout
“We, as a council, are deter- southern Victoria, and our said that Mr Rodda would
port framework to cope with bool Shire up to $4.1 million parliament.
traffic and vehicle move- mined to see that potential a year. customers are already see- leave an important legacy.
“These projects stack up as
ments as the town’s popula- realised but to do so we need ing the benefits of those “Clinton has been energetic
Cr Tatchell also said con- being vital to the future vi-
tion continues to increase state and federal govern- stant congestion in and improved efficiencies, while in pursuing every avenue
ability of Bacchus Marsh.
with numbers forecast to ments to come on board,” he around Bacchus Marsh was Now, all we need is for the we’ve kept costs affordable,” to transform the business,
double by 2041. said. putting pedestrian and driv- state and federal govern- Mr Rodda said, modernising the way we
Moorabool Mayor Cr Paul “We need both tiers of er safety at risk and increas- ments to do their bit by pro- “I have truly valued the work to better serve our
Tatchell said the Central government to deliver a ing travel times. viding the funds needed to close relationship we have customers, enabling them
Highlands Regional Growth fair share of revenue to VicRoads had completed bring them to fruition”, said with our customers and the to boost their own produc-
Plan had identified Bacchus Moorabool.” preliminary designs and Cr. Tatchell communities we operate in, tion,” she said.

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And so say all of us! By Helen Tatchell you pay for delivering services to the community at
times of extreme difficulty,” he said.
Friday 19 October is the date he will leave; and Moorabool Mayor Paul Tatchell said, “it is the mark
there will be a few people set to grieve… invites tenders for the following
of a man, when you see past employees here, you see
contracts:
When Rob Croxford (MSC CEO) had a farewell get leaders from other councils and state government
together recently a poem read by Jane Gardner, said organisations, managers, everybody over the eight-
what many thought,C10 –and was titledElectrical
2018/2019 For He’sServices
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year period
Marshthat Rob has come in contact with have
Good Fellow. Racecourse Recreation Reserve
come to say farewell.”
Mr Croxford has been involved in local government “Rob was calm in any crisis. He is one of those leaders
for the past 38-years, eight of those with Moorabool. that leads from behind to make sure nobody gets left
He started at theTender
City ofdocuments
Melbourne and in 1978. behind.
full details of this It iswill
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mark of a man who can keep calm in
“Mathematicallyavailable
it is 40-years, but I 2spent
on Tuesday 18-months
October 2018 at a crisis, and Moorabool has had its fair share of crisis’
to finish off a degree in that time,” over the eight-year period. Rob steadied that ship like
studying at RMITwww.tenderlink.com/moorabool
Mr Croxford said. a good captain and kept it on a steady course, making
His first title was ‘Notice Paper Clerk’ and has since sure we are strategically safe, and our finances are
Rob Croxford
climbed the ladderChief Executive
to become Executive Officer safe,” Cr Tatchell said.
Officer
a Chief
and he had some wise words for aspiring leaders in And one last message to State and Federal
the room. governments for Moorabool.
“Study, learn andGetkeepCrafting
learning,atthat
Lerderderg
is the onlyLibrary
way “We need government to invest and invest heavily.
to move forward. Develop relationships, treat people There is a huge backlog of things that should have
well, it is a smallMoorabool
industry and Shire Libraries
it will comehas backstarted
and two “Get Crafting”
happened social groups
for 30-years at theThe
but didn’t. Lerderderg
system isn’t
Library.
bite you if you don’t. And focus on the community, broken but is seriously flawed from my perspective,”
that is the only reason we are here. It has to be what is Mr Croxford said.
the best we can doResidents are encouraged to share their“One
for our community.” passionthingandI skills,
won’t have a break
be doing from the
is going to kids and
Canberra,
join like-minded crafters for an evening of creativity and fun. Bring your own craft and we’ll
The Black Saturday fires in 2009 have left many ever again!”
provide the refreshments.
people scarred, Rob Croxford was CEO at Murindindi Thewill
guitar is set to be members
strummedentermoreinto
often,
Participation in the “Get Crafting” activities see community a travel,
Shire at the time.
welcoming, relaxing environment where like-minded people can socialise and share the
getting fit and more time with his family is theirplan
“There were extraordinary
skills with othersscenes
over that
light still send ahead for Rob Croxford.
refreshments.
a shiver up my spine. Word came through that “And, I am going to volunteer to causes that don’t
Marysville had gone and then
The groups King
have Lake
also had gone.
decided to supportinvolve committees!
the charity KOGO, If I have to sit around
Knit-one-give-one, and amany
table I
“Reflecting on Council
that time from
staff havethat daydonated
kindly I won’t
forwardknitting yarnbe forthere, but if I can help out and add some value
the cause.
wasn’t at home for 15-months. and help the community out, I will be right there.”
Moorabool CEO Rob Croxford with his wife Nan. “My kids were For going to funerals
more information to kids
please they ….So from
went Moorabool
contact the services
Library staff in our ranks,7100
on 5366 Roborwe offer our
visit
Photo – Helen Tatchell to school with, and I wasn’t there, but that is the price thanks, and from all of us here we salute you!
www.moorabool.vic.gov.au/libraries

The “Get Crafting” groups meet every Monday evening, 6.00pm and every Wednesday

Moorabool Shire Council


afternoon 1.00pm at the Lerderderg Library.

All are welcome. No bookings required.


Moorabool CEO Rob Croxford with his wife Nan. Photo – Helen Tatchell
Impounded Vehicles

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Schedule 11 Clause 3 of the Local


NOTICE OF ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL Government Act 1989, the Moorabool IMPOUNDED Shire Council has impounded the following
VEHICLES
The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday 7 November, 2018 in vehicles:
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Schedule 11 Clause 3 of the Local Government Act
the Council Chambers, 15 Stead St, Ballan, commencing at 6.00pm. 1989, the for
7 Vehicles Moorabool
Tender: Shire Council has impounded the following vehicles:
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. 7 Vehicles for Tender:

COMMITTEE MEETING
The next Committee Meeting of Council will be of the Development Assessment Committee, to
be held on Wednesday 17 October, in the Darley Civic and Community Hub, 182 Halletts
Way, Darley, commencing at 5.00pm.
Members of the public are most welcome to attend.

2017/18 MOORABOOL SHIRE COUNCIL ANNUAL REPORT


The 2017/18 Moorabool Shire Council Annual Report was received by Council on
Wednesday 3 October 2018 and is now available for inspection at Council’s offices located
at 15 Stead St, Ballan; 182 Halletts Way, Darley; 215 Main St, Bacchus Marsh; and online at
www.moorabool.vic.gov.au.
The vehicles are being offered for tender as a lot only and will be available forare
The vehicles inspection
being offered
NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS on Thursday 4 & 11 October 2018 between 10.00am-10.30am. inspection on Thursday 4 & 11 O
Do you know an outstanding Moorabool resident worthy of being recognised on Australia Day? Further enquiries should be directed to Councils Community Safety Team on 5366 7100
Further enquiries should be dire
Nominations are now open for our Australia Day Awards. during business hours. 7100 during business hours.
• Australia Day Citizen of the Year – to be eligible, the person must be 30 years or Any person interested in purchasing the above vehicles are invited to lodge a written tender
addressed to: Any person interested in purchas
older on 26 January next year. tender addressed to:
• Australia Day Young Citizen of the Year – to be eligible, the person must be 30 TheMoorabool Shire
vehicles are Council
being offered for tender as a lot only and will be available for
years or younger on 26 January next year. Coordinator
inspection Community
on Thursday 4 & 11 Health
October&2018
Safety
between 10.00am-10.30am. Moorabool Shire Council
Coordinator Community Health &
• Community Event of the Year – presented to the person or group who has staged the Tender Application-Abandoned Vehicles
Tender Application-Abandoned V
most outstanding community event during the year. Further enquiries
PO Box 18 should be directed to Councils Community Safety Team on 5366 PO Box 18
7100 during business
Ballan,Vic 3342 hours.
If you would like to recognise an outstanding resident or an outstanding community event, Ballan, Vic 3342
simply download a form from our website (www.moorabool.vic.gov.au/my-council/australian- Written
Any tendersinshould
person interested bethe
purchasing submitted byare
above vehicles 5.00pm Tuesday
invited to 16 October 2018.
lodge a writtenWritten tenders should be sub
citizenship-ceremony) or pick up a form from one of our Customer Service Centres. tender addressed to:
Completed nomination forms need to be submitted by close of business HAVE YOUR SAY: MAKING OUR ROADS SAFER
Moorabool
Following Shire Council of the Stage 1 Plan, Council is now undertaking a Local Area Traffic
the adoption
Friday 16 November, 2018. Coordinator Community Health & Safety Council
Management (LATM) study of a further area in Bacchus Marsh, with the aim of creating invites ap
better
Tender Application-Abandoned Vehicles
traffic fl
PO Box 18ow and safer roads.
EMPLOYMENT Engineering firm Cardno has been commissioned to review traffic, parking and safety issues
� Stra
Ballan, Vic 3342 � School
Council invites applications for the existing vacancies: within the Bacchus Marsh area and assist with the study. The study area is bound by Mainforand
Applications above p
Strategic Planner – Full Time Written tenders and
Fisken Streets, should
the be submitted
Werribee by 5.00pm
River Tuesday 16 October
and Korkuperrimul Creek. 2018.
School Crossing – Casual Positions Input from residents is crucial to achieving good outcomes.This feedback forms � Mecha
part of the initial
Applications for above pos
Applications for above positions close on Friday 12 October 2018 community consultation for the project and will assist in developing a draft LATM plan.
Mechanic Ballan Depot – Full Time Council is seeking feedback on aEMPLOYMENT
range of issues, including traffic speed and irresponsible driving,
All details available fr
Council invites applications for the existing vacancies:
Applications for above position close on Friday 19 October 2018 increased through traffic, heavy vehicle use, lack of infrastructure such as pedestrian crossings,
pedestrian and cyclist safety and parking
Plannerissues.
All details available from the website: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au � Strategic
A direct mail-out has� been sent to those
– Full Time
withinPositions
the study area, but Council is also seeking input
School Crossing – Casual
from those who mayfor
Applications notabove
live directly in the
positions precinct,
close but use
on Friday the roads
12 October and wish to provide feedback.
2018
Further information can be obtained, and feedback provided at www.moorabool.vic.gov.
au/consultations.� Mechanic Ballan Depot – Full Time
Applications for above position close on Friday 19 October 2018
Moorabool Shire Council: PO Box 18, Ballan VIC 3342 Telephone: 03 5366 7100All details
Facsimile: 03 5368 1757 CEO: Rob Croxford
available from the website: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au
Email: info@moorabool.vic.gov.au Web: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au Facebook: Moorabool Shire Council Twitter: @mooraboolshire
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FIRE
ACTION
WEEK 7 - 14 October 2018
Home fires
concerning
Cooking and electrical fires are still the programs and home fire safety programs on
largest causes of house fires in the CFA a daily basis.
district that takes in Moorabool, the “Working smoke alarms save lives. This is
authority’s latest preventable fire statistics clearly demonstrated through the fact that
show. despite more than 89 preventable house
In 2017, there were 89 preventable house fires and significant property loss in our
fires in District 15, causing more than $1.9 district, there were no deaths as a result of
million in damage. preventable fires in 2017.
Overall, preventable residential fires were “Our message is clear. Check your smoke
up 10% in the district. alarm’s battery and if your smoke alarm is
District 15 had the fifth highest dollar aged 10 years or more the whole unit should
amount of damage, following districts that be changed,” Mr Bigham said,
take in Geelong and suburbs in Melbourne’s Across the state, the number of fires
peri-urban fringe, including Dandenong, starting in the kitchen is down 8% from
Melton and Lilydale. 2016; however, they still represent 37% of
Photos Chris Thom
incidents. Cooking related fires are down
Most preventable fires start in the kitchen,

FIRE – it isn’t
12%. Fires starting at stoves, ovens and
followed by lounge rooms, bedrooms,
cooktops led to 274 incidents.
exterior walls and then laundry rooms.
Electrical fires are the largest cause of
The 2017 Preventable Fire Statistics
property loss causing an estimated $9.8

just seasonal
demonstrate that while CFA community
million in damage.
education efforts are having a profound
Acting Chief Officer Garry Cook said
effect, there is a long way to go in reducing
education was often an overlooked, but
the amount of preventable fires in our
arguably the most important aspect of what
community. Dry and blustery conditions further ignited the tree tops. As the first CFA crews arrived
CFA does.
District 15 Acting Operations Manager a grass and scrub fire in Gordon this year, there was a wind change that turned the fire
“The best way to stop a fire is to teach a and is a warning to residents as the area back on itself and gave them a chance to cut
Chris Bigham said the figures show how the
person how to be safe in the home and approaches a dry summer fire season in it off before it became a major fire.”
services of CFA are changing.
stop a fire before it even begins. This 2018/19. Air support was on scene along with tankers
“Yes, we fight bushfires, but we do so includes reaching out to our multi-cultural Cartons Road is close to the Western from Gordon, Ballan, Mt Egerton, Wallace,
much more, including responses into urban communities, making sure regardless of Highway overpass and was the scene where Greendale and Bungaree.
settings such as Bacchus Marsh and Ballan. whether you speak English or not you are firefighters attended on Sunday 8 April. “DELWP crews were also on scene with
“Our network of brigades is constantly safe around fires.” The fire threatened a nearby house and a couple of slip-ons and a D4 bulldozer to
working to meet the community expectations “Whether we are educating people about other buildings. put a mineral earth break around the fire
both in the high-growth urban areas and the not drying clothes too close to the heater, A spokesperson at the scene said the fire perimeter.”
isolated regional communities,” he said. never leaving cooking unattended, or quickly by-passed the house, due to the The fire burnt just under 0.5 hectares with
occupants stopping the spread toward their crews mopping up for a couple of hours.
“Education and preparation are vital to keeping lighters away from children, it is all
house. A timely warning that the bush will still
building a resilient community. In District part of our ultimate goal of protecting life
“They were unable to stop it getting into the burn late in the season and the dry summer
15, we undertake activities such as education and property.” bush,” he said. season ahead has CFA crews on standby
DISTRICT 15 PREVENTABLE RESIDENTIAL FIRE STATISTICS 1 January to 31 December 2017
“Fire spread through the trees and up into going into 2018/19.
TOTAL % OF TOTAL
TOTAL PREVENTABLE RESIDENTIAL FIRES 89
Preventable residential fires with a determinable room of origin 85 96%
Preventable residential fires with an undeterminable room of origin 4 4%
Preventable residential fires with a determinable cause 75 84%
Preventable residential fires with an undeterminable cause 14 16%
Total Fatalities 0
Total Property Loss $1,918,150
Room of Origin (top 3)
Kitchen, cooking area 24 28%
Lounge area 10 12%
Sleeping room for under five persons 10 12%
Main Fire Types (top 3)
Electrical 25 33%
Cooking 23 31%
Heating 15 20%
Major Causes of Fire
Unattended cooking 13 17%
Chimney fire 10 13%
Miscellaneous electrical fire 9 12%

Source: CFA
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FIRE
ACTION
WEEK 7 - 14 October 2018
Stay informed

Message from
the Premier
This week is Fire Action Week, a time for So please, talk to your family, friends
all Victorians to start planning for a long and neighbours about your plans,
and hot summer ahead. and make sure you know when to leave
and where to go to stay safe.
Low rainfall over winter has dried out much
of the state and forecasts from the Bureau You can also find out more information,
of Meteorology of a dry and hot summer monitor warnings and check the daily Fire
means that we need to prepare for an earlier Danger Ratings at emergency.vic.gov.au
and longer fire season.
Taking the right steps now could make all
Our dedicated emergency services are the difference.
working with communities, businesses and
local councils to reduce the risk for our state.
Recent bushfires – both here in Australia
and overseas – remind us of the need to
understand our own fire risk.
Planning and preparing for fire is a The Hon Daniel Andrews MP
responsibility that belongs to everyone. Premier of Victoria

FIRE
ACTION
WEEK
THE RIGHT TIME
TO PREPARE

IT’S YOUR RESPONSIBILITY 1. Plan what you’ll do in the event of a fire,


talk to your household and know where to
5. Cut back overhanging tree branches close
to property – no branches within 10 metres.
TO BE READY THIS SUMMER. access information on high risk days. 6. Keep gutters and roof areas clear
2. Keep grass short. Fire can ignite and travel of leaf litter (if you are physically able to).
Prepare your property, fire plan quickly through long grass. 7. Remove all materials from around the
and emergency kit now. 3. Get rid of dry grass, leaves, twigs and loose home that could burn, such as boxes,
bark around your home. furniture and woodpiles.
The reasons are black and white. 4. Remove or prune shrubs near windows
and under branches of mature trees.

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Letters to
the Editor
E: news@themooraboolnews.com.au

Lunch Mon to Fri 12 to 2pm


Saturday 12 to 3pm
Dinner Mon to Thur 6 to 8pm
Friday and Saturday 6 to 9pm
Sunday 12 noon to 8pm Dear Editor,
I met a young man a few years ago, a student
Monday Lunch/Dinner at the time, who had started to turn his life
around and was enjoying and attending
$12 Burgers school regularly. On the outside, he was a
healthy teenager who just had some trouble
Tuesday Lunch/Dinner engaging at school, I didn’t recognise the
pain he was starting to suffer. This young
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Snakes slither into Spring


Gradually he became overwhelmed by an
Wednesday Lunch/Dinner intense internal trauma, he fell into abusing
alcohol and committed suicide one night
$12 Pies when he was drunk.
The arrival of Spring weather in the of action is to remove your pet from the area
I attended this young man’s funeral soon
Thursday Lunch/Dinner Moorabool region means people are getting or tie it up while the snake passes.
after he died and heard the most gut-
outdoors at the same time snakes are starting “Being aware that snakes may be around
wrenching story from the father’s partner: to become more active.
$14 Steaks and being informed about how to react to
the boy had also lost three of his brothers to
Department of Environment, Land, Water them is very important at this time of year.”
suicide.
and Planning (DELWP) Acting Regional Some key points to remember about living
Friday Lunch/Dinner October is mental health month and this Manager Environmental Compliance, Paul in or visiting an area with snakes:
year we are asked to share the journey for Ryan said snakes are emerging from their - If you see a snake – keep calm and try to
$12 Fish & Chips better mental health and wellbeing. What I winter hibernation to bask in the sun and to move yourself, anyone with you and your
want to share with you is one of the reasons search for food and a mate. pets away from the snake.
I think we should take mental health so “The recent sunny weather also means more
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Service Centre on 136 186 who will provide
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Issues of anxiety, depression, schizophrenia it is quite possible they’ll encounter each nearest licensed snake catcher.
flanagansborderinn@gmail.com and many more plagues some of our most other while enjoying the outdoors. - Have a spring clean – clean up around
vulnerable people. Sadly, not enough people “Copperheads are common around the the house and cut lawns regularly. Snakes
get help with these issues which often extend Moorabool region early in the season with are attracted shelter such as piles of rocks
THE from some form of abuse, and those that don’t Tiger, Red Bellied Black and Brown Snakes and timber, sheets of metal, or building
HOTTEST get help addressing their health often go on becoming more common as the weather materials.
VENUE IN to suffer from further disadvantage, a life of continues to warm up. - Undertake first-aid training, ensure your
MARQUEE THE WEST crime or spiral downwards into alcohol and “These four species are all highly venomous, first-aid kit contains several compression
other drug abuse. so you should keep clear and let them move bandages, and if someone is bitten call 000
It can be easy to tell when someone is not through the area. It is rare for them to bite immediately.
physically healthy, and it can be easy to people; however, they are known to bite Snakes are protected under the Wildlife Act
C R E AT IV E miss signs that someone you care about is animals when disturbed. If you are a pet 1975. It is illegal to capture, kill or harm them.
struggling, but we need to take those extra owner and your dog or cat encounters a Bites can occur when people try to kill
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certainly needs to make some changes to its
composition as it makes its way forward.
It would seem that the Board has forgotten it

Ballarat line
is or was a Bush Nursing Hospital/a private
hospital and is not a hospital funded fully
by the government. The hospital has been
fortunate to receive some government grants
which has enabled it to expand, but the Board
still must budget for all new initiatives.
ROMA NT IC
I was acting CEO at the hospital at the time
DELICIOUS funding was received to commence building Due to V/Line track improvement works,
PHOTO: MARK AVELLINO

coaches will replace some evening trains on Allow


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a hostel, and also later on the Board. The


an extra
support from the people of Ballan was the Ballarat line from Sunday 14 October until 45 mins
great as the Board went forward to raise the
necessary funds to complete the Hostel. One Tuesday 16 October.
of those initiatives was to build a home for
sale and materials and labour for this project
To check times and for more information visit vline.com.au,
call 1800 800 007 or follow us on Twitter @vline_ballarat

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support, but it is now time that the Board


The Plough @ Myrniong makes changes, not only to its composition
but to get the hospital back on a secure
17 Main Street, Myrniong financial footing.
(03) 5368 7173 Merilyn Meadows
www.theplough.com.au Ballan
Authorised by Transport for Victoria, 1 Spring Street, Melbourne.
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Rose-Carers of Maddingley Park Church of the Living God


ADULT EDUCATION Working bees every 3rd Sunday of each month. All welcome. Christian youth ministry and bible teaching. 2nd Sunday
Ballan & District Community House Enquiries - 0400 052 857. of every month, 5pm. Open to all ages. At 14 Darcy St,
For class enrolment information, venue hire and costs; please Maddingley. Enq – 0408 260 727.
Bacchus Marsh Family Drug Support Group
call 5368 1934 or email info@bchvic.org.au
For Family Members who have a loved one affected by drugs. Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church
Darley Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre
Short courses and classes. 33-35 Jonathan Drive, Darley. BM & Enquiries - 1300 660 068. Sundays, 10:30am, Worship Service and Children’s Program.
District Photography Club - Meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesday Alanon Support Group - for families of alcoholics Phone 5367 6550 for more details.
of month, 7.30pm. Enquiries welcome. Phone 5367 4390. Meets at 10.30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit
The Laurels – Bacchus Marsh Community College at the Uniting Church Hall, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh. Mass every Saturday 6.30pm.
Courses and classes. 229 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh. Enq - 0421 222 717. Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship
Enquiries & enrolments - 5367 1061. Lal Lal Moorabool Photographic Group Inc Non-denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Men’s
U3A Bacchus Marsh - Active seniors social learning, for Meeting 3rd Wednesday each month, 7pm. Soldiers Memorial KYB Monday evenings 6pm (0429 681 566.) Ladies KYB
daily activities contact 5367 5341 or visit our website - www.
Hall, Lal Lal. Enquiries 5341 7535. Wednesday 1pm (5367 6834).
u3abacchus.org.au
Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh) Bacchus Marsh Life Church
MEETINGS Meetings held 2nd Sunday of month, 2pm. Poultry Pavilion. Meeting 10am every Sunday at the BM College Drama Room,
Bacchus Marsh CWA Day Branch Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Rd, in Grant Street. Enquiries Pastor Merv - 0412 290 036.
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month at 10am at the Darley Bacchus Marsh. All welcome – Kerry 9741 9705. St Bernard’s Bacchus Marsh Catholic Church
Hub, Wittick Street, Darley. Enquiries: 5368 7273. Mass Times – Saturday- 5pm; Sunday – 8.30am & 10am.
CWA - The Marshians Night Branch Bacchus Marsh MARKETS Bacchus Marsh Uniting Church Parish
Meet first Tuesday of month - The Hub, Wittick St, Darley, Ballan Lions Club Market Services - St Andrew’s 9.30am every Sunday. Pentland Hills
7pm.  Enquiries - Gay Hooper 0413 350 012 2pm 1st Sunday of month. Enquiries - 5367 2543 (office).
Next market – Saturday 3 November 2018
Ballan & District CWA - Branch meetings – 2nd Thursday
First Saturday each month - Inglis St, Ballan – 9am-1pm.
each month. RSL Hall, Inglis St, Ballan, 7.30pm. All welcome
Enquiries – 0402 390 080 (Wayne).
- enquiries to 0407 992 767 or email ballandistrictcwa@gmail.
com Darley Market
Ballan District Vintage Machinery & Vehicle Club Saturday 20 October, 8am - 1pm. 1st & 3rd Saturday each
Meetings - second Monday each month, 8pm. Tom Mullane month at Darley Park Football Reserve. Enquiries – 0488 345
Pavilion, Ballan Racecourse Reserve. Enquiries – Brian 5368 145 (Alan).
2255 or Ray 5368 1177. Ballan Farmers Market
The Pottery Group Next Market – Saturday 13 October, 9am-1pm. 2nd Saturday
Tuesday and Saturday 1pm-3pm, at the Public Park Hall each month, Mill Cottage car park. Enq – 0498 361 291 or
(next to Tennis Courts), Stanley St, Gordon. All welcome. 0490 114 130.
Enquiries to Maureen 0447173031.
Bacchus Marsh Playgroup
(Behind St Andrew’s Church) Cnr Gisborne Rd & Lerderderg
CHURCH
Street, Bacchus Marsh. Monday-Friday 9am, 11am, 1pm & Anglican Parish of West Moorabool
3pm. Enquiries – Cindy 0433 651 066. Service Times - St John’s Ballan 1st & 3rd Sundays -
Moorabool Mission Recovery Group 9:30am; 2nd & 4th Sundays – 11am Family Service. Service
Struggling with addiction; Pain from the past; family member Times - St Mark’s in the Gordon Pub 2nd & 4th Sundays –
out of control? Meeting weekly - Wednesday, 12.30pm – 5pm. Enq to Rev’d Glen Wesley - 5368 2730. 
Jean Oomes Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh. Ballan Uniting Church
Enq- Pastor Merv Patton – 0412 290 036. (St Paul’s) - Services 11.15am every Sunday.
Ballan Playgroup
B3 Community
Every Tuesday of school Term. St John’s Anglican Church
Hall - 9:30-11:30am. Enquiries - 0409 681 138 Anna or 0421 Focused, family friendly church with a difference. Services
DATE
905 558 Tamsin.  TIME LOCATION every 2nd & 4th SundaysSESSION DETAILS
at Avenue Bowling Club, Main St, PRESENTER
Bacchus Marsh & District Garden Club Bacchus Marsh.
5/7/18 6-7pm Ballan Cloud Automation for business Marmoset
Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at The Laurels, Bacchus Marsh Christian Church
12/7/18 6-7pm Bacchus Marsh Insurance/financial planning – Are you covered?
229 Main St, Bacchus Marsh. Guest Speakers. Supper after Sunday Services 10am with kids program. 222 Main St,
Accountable
each meeting. All Welcome. Enquiries - Wendy 5367 4170. Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries 9028 2622. Accountants
19/7/18 6-7pm Ballan How toHoly
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Anglican Church - Bacchus Marsh
Eccountability
Ballan Anglers Inc
24/07/18 6-7.30pm Bacchus Marsh HR – Managing staff and all things HR
Meeting second Wednesday every month. Hudsons Hotel, Service Times - Bacchus Marsh - Sunday 9am and 5pm; Key Business Advisors
2/8/18 6-7.30pm Bacchus marsh Retail Maths – what figures should your business
7.30pm. More anglers and families needed and welcome – Balliang - 2nd Sunday 11am, 4th Sunday 9am; Myrniong – 1st know? Retail Fundamentals
16/8/18
0400 003 936. 6-7pm Bacchus Marsh Give Google what they want – optimizing
& 3rd Sunday 11am. Enquiries – 5367 5362. your ‘Google My Business’ Account Marmoset
23/8/18 6-7pm Bacchus Marsh Government Incentives for Employers looking to take the next step in growing their business Matchworks

FREE
30/8/18 6-7.30pm Bacchus Marsh Policy & Procedure Manuals Franchise Connections
6/9/18

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FREE TRAINING PROGRAMS
BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2017
Budgeting for small business
POST AWARDS INITIATIVE TRAINING PROGRAM
Using pics and videos as part of your business
Accountable
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Webyte Web Design
20/9/18 6-7.30pm Ballan BUSINESS EXCELLENCE
Business Plans
MARCHAWARDS – NOVEMBER 2017 – POST 2018AWARDS INITIATIVE TRAINING Franchise PROGRAM Connections
25/9/18 6-7.30pm Bacchus Marsh Customer Service for every business Key Business Advisors
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2/10/18 TIME Ballan LOCATION Tender writing SESSION DETAILS PRESENTER
Federation University
15/3/18
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6-8pm Bacchus Marsh Government
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retail/hospitality looking
business to take the next step in growing their business William
for Xmas Matchworks Angliss
22/3/15
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Ballan Cloud Automation
Making for Business
business presentations Marmoset University
Federation
27/3/18
25/10/18 6-7pm
6-7PM Ballan DIY digital Marketing
Government IncentivesStrategies for Small
for Employers Business
looking to take the next step in growing their business Webyte Web Design
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5/4/18
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– the list of customer loyalty Eccountability
Retail Fundamentals
12/4/18
8/11/18 6-7pm Ballan Liquor licencing
Give Google whatand
they want – optimizing your ‘Google My Business’ Account
RSA’s Marmoset
OnTap Liquor
18/4/18 6-7.30pm Bacchus Marsh Part 1 in series The Ultimate Behavioural Profiling System– Intro to the 4 types of Consulting
Ultimate Leadership
14/11/18 6-8pm Ballan clients/customers
Marketing 101 that you have Federation University
26/4/18
22/11/18 6-7pm
6-7PM Ballan Marsh
Bacchus SMSF – the basics
Government Incentives for Employers looking to take the next step in growing their business Matchworks
Accountable
2/5/18 6-7.30pm Bacchus Marsh Part 2 in series The Ultimate Behavioural Profiling System – Getting to know the type who Accountants
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29/11/18 6-7.30pm Bacchus Marsh wants to win
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Great Value Offered Here Building


permits on
the rise
market, which continues to The top three municipali-
outperform Metropolitan ties in Regional Victoria by
Melbourne. total reported cost of work
For the second consecutive in 2017-18 were predict-
70 Holts Lane, Darley financial year, the value of ably the major three cities of
building permits reported in Geelong, Ballarat and Ben-
This affordable home would make a perfect start for the first home buyer or
Regional Victoria increased digo with $1.73 billion, $495
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access to Melb & Ballarat. 3 bedrooms master with ENS & WIRs, Lounge/dining, Metropolitan Melbourne. respectively.
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the highly sought-after seclusion of Stonehill, boasts one master equipped with full walk in robe and ensuite. Open Inspect Saturday 13th October 12.00-12.30pm
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2
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Arbee Real Estate


FOR SALE 24 Main Street, Myrniong FOR SALE 18 McFarland Street, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 3 3 1 2

Hamlet Living! Magnificent Neighbourhood


Tidy weatherboard on large block in the Main Street of Myrniong. One owner, triple fronted, brick and tile 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home
Consisting of 3 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen/meals, bathroom, sunroom with a spacious lounge, kitchen/meals area and north facing sunroom.
& laundry the home is comfortable for living right now & ready for the Beautiful gardens, carport and large workshop/shed. Corner block
astute buyer to add their own personal touch. Extend or renovate, 3 car within walking distance to the Village Shopping Centre and Schools.
garage, and sundry shedding. Walking distance to the highly regarded Excellent location to raise your family. The block is approximately
Myrniong Primary School, across the road from the Plough Hotel. 766m2 and also offers the opportunity for subdivision (STCA).
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $380,000-$410,000 FOR SALE $550,000
NEW LISTING CONTACT
WEB
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
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Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
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FOR SALE 4 Shields Court, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 21 Riversdale Crescent, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 2 3 1 2

Magnificent Neighbourhood Hidden Gem on 1155m²!


Classic one owner, triple fronted, brick and tile 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom Located just 300m from Bacchus Marsh Golf Club, surrounded by
home with a spacious lounge, kitchen/meals area and north facing quality homes, this charming property offers a warm homely feel in a
sunroom offers great potential for those looking for a renovation private landscaped setting. Featuring 3 bedrooms, kitchen, dining,
opportunity in one of the best neighbourhoods in town. Beautiful living, extra lounge with lovely garden views, central bathroom,

UNDER CONTRACT
gardens, a carport and large workshop shed. Corner block 766m2 and heating & cooling. Lock up garage/workshop, sewing room and
also offers the opportunity for subdivision (STCA). laundry. Ideal first home or for those looking for a quiet, tranquil setting.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $560,000-$580,000 FOR SALE $440,000-$460,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
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FOR SALE 11 Little Court, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 29 Lidgett Street, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 6 3 1 6

Just Move In Perfect Place to Start!


This immaculately much loved family home is located in a quiet court This solid family home is ideally located within walking distance to Main
just a short stroll to local schools, shopping centre & CBD. Featuring 3 Street shopping precinct, schools, kindergarten & parks. Featuring 3
bedrooms, central bathroom, kitchen, dining, lounge & ducted heating bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom & good sized lounge. Ideal for first home
& cooling. Outdoor entertainment area, fully landscaped backyard has buyers or investors alike as it sits on a 577m² corner block with a big
plenty of space & boasts a large 18m x 6.5m garage, able to backyard. Great value at $390,000.

UNDER CONTRACT accommodate up to 6 cars, plus a 4.8m x 4.32m workshop.


INSPECT
FOR SALE
Wednesday 3rd October 5.00-5.30pm
$430,000-$450,000
INSPECT
FOR SALE
By appointment
$370,000-$390,000
CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990 CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
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FOR SALE 14 Young Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 62 Halletts Way, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 2 3 1 2

Park The Car and Walk to Everything! Unique Development Opportunity


This fantastic as new home is literally right in the heart of town. The 3 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home on 900sqm block with plans & permits
spacious bedrooms all offer BIRs, 11ft ceilings & ceiling fans, central for 2 x 6 star energy rated, 2 bedroom, one bathroom, single garage
bathroom boasts a fantastic free standing bath, large shower & vanity. units to the rear. Generate a rental income from the house while you
Ducted heating and reverse cycle split system a/c in the main living develop the rear. House currently returning $16,640pa & flexible
room. Large covered rear deck which overlooks landscaped backyard. settlement terms are available. Visit our website today for full plans,
Corner block, carport for 2 cars. soil tests, rental appraisals, Section 32.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $575,000-$595,000 FOR SALE $620,000-$650,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Steve 0475 888 101 Liam 0407 385 297
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FOR SALE 24 Main Street, Myrniong FOR SALE 143 Underbank Boulevard, Bacchus Marsh
3 1 3 4 2 1

Country Lifestyle Awaits Privacy At Its Best


Consider this terrific block of approx. 1200m2 for your dream home in
Located in Underbank Estate just 5 minutes from Main Street is this
the relaxed lifestyle of Myrniong. Located just a short stroll from the
beautifully designed family home. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Myrniong Primary School and across the road from the Plough Hotel
& 3 toilets. Downstairs presents elite comfortable living from the
this is a terrific location to raise a family or retire to. The Western
designer kitchen to the temperature controlled pool & spa. Elevated

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Freeway is just 5 minutes away with easy access to Bacchus Marsh and
setting, commanding spectacular views, 50 metres from bus stop.
Melbourne to the east and Ballan and Ballarat to the west.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $240,000-$260,000 FOR SALE Contact agent
NEW LISTING CONTACT
WEB
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
arbeerealestate.com.au
CONTACT
WEB
Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
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

www.arbeerealestate.com.au
140 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh 5367 2333
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HOMES HOMES
ON SHOW ON SHOW
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Great Value Offered Here Private Sale Handy to Everywhere Private Sale
This affordable home would make a There is plenty of room to live, relax
Price $475,000 Price $495,000 - $515,000
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Time: 7:00 pm
Rainfall Report
1114 Doveton St. Nth,
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Sports Club
All Committee Positions will be declared vacant, and September 2018 rainfall 20.1 millimetres
Ballarat
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Ph: 5333 3911 be signed by a 2018 Financial Member, and submitted in


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Bungaree Football Netball Club


2018 B&F Presentation Ballan Bowling Club
NETBALL The Ballan bowling club has celebrated the opening of the
Best and Fairest green for the 2018/19 season. The first bowl was delivered
13&Under - Ella Jeffrey by Julie Dargan from the Moorabool Wind Farm who also
15&Under - Izzy Ryan
17&Under - Jemima Clarke generously handed over a sponsorship cheque to the club.
C Grade - Molly Binks Several news players made their debut for the club last
B Grade - Sophie Wade Saturday, the start of the season.
A Grade - Kathryn O’Dwyer
Results
FOOTBALL
Division 3 had an away trip to Invermay and after a tight
Best and Fairest
U/15 - Brenton Devereux struggle all day, Ballan was able to come away with the win
U/18 - Charlie Wheatland by nine-shots winning three rinks. Dave O’Hanlon, Chris
Reserves - Ian Miller Love were the winning skippers. Neville Smith and Brad
Seniors - Joel Mahar
Coffey rinks both had narrow loses.
Best Clubman Newly promoted from Division 7, Ballan was at home to
Jackson Murphy
the Bungaree bowling club and came away victorious by 36
Life member inductee’s  shots overall. While Dave Scott, Barry Robinson and Paul
Tony Trigg
McNaughton were the winning skippers for Ballan, the rink
John Wade
Paul Elliott skippered by Donna Robinson just went down after fighting
Jayson Frawley all the way.

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important message awaits you so be alert - it could be to
your advantage.
QUICK PUZZLE LIBRA—September 23-October 22
★★★★★★★★ The week finds you in the limelight, perhaps receiving a
special honour. Early in the week the focus is on
household repairs and family reunions.

★★★★★★★★ SCORPIO—October 23-November 21


Highlights of the week include opportunities for earning
spare cash and for health improvement. Careerwise, some
rearrangements are in the works. You may be in for a
ARIES—March 21-April 20 promotion.
A strained friendship can get back on track if you make
the first move. Innovative work ideas catch the attention SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
of a senior worker. Community recognition arrives later
This is a mobile week that sees you travelling to new
in the week.
destinations, running unusual errands and arranging
TAURUS—April 21-May 22 holidays. Your romantic situation stabilizes. Health and
recreation demands your attention.
You surprise and delight friends and work mates with
the hidden talent that surfaces through the week. A CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
financial windfall may blow your way. A romantic revival
is highlighted on the weekend. This week offers opportunities for an improved financial
status. Friday or Saturday is favourable for bargain
GEMINI—May 23-June 21 hunting and selling your ideas. Romantic intuition is
particularly sharp on Thursday.
Thursday - Friday sees an improvement in your financial
situation. The weekend offers opportunities for home AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
improvement, renovations and domestic reconciliations. Your social life picks up thanks to your more positive
NO. 9062 CANCER—June 22-July 22 attitude. A real estate transaction requires some research
Sending surprise gifts can cheer up friends and pampering on your part. A partnership arrangement may prove
ACROSS DOWN surprisingly profitable.
1. Band (4) 1. Morass (5) your loved ones shows them the depth of your feelings.
7. Flirt (9) 2. Pluck (5) Scholarly pursuits are highlighted this week. PISCES—February 20-March 20
8. Nonchalant (4) 3. Famous composer (6) A friend becomes more openminded about your proposal
9. Turn (4) 4. Look (6) LEO—July 23-August 22
and plans for it to be implemented after the weekend.
10. Portal (4) 5. Cosy (4) A sentimental streak surfaces and you find yourself
11. Cat (4) 6. Relevant (9) Service is the keyword this week. You give excellent
pampering loved ones. Your work horizons expand. You service when required and you expect it in return.
14. Handy (10) 12. Sickly (9) may be taking on a new assignment. Travel plans may
16. Container (10) 13. Peak (4) have to be delayed briefly.
19. Insect (4) 15. Article (4) BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
22. Stopper (4) 17. Frugality (6) VIRGO—August 23-September 22 Management skills are your strong point. You learn and
24. Part (4) 18. Hue (6) adapt quickly. You are a natural at hosting parties and
25. Rip (4) 20. Classical music (5) Rearranged plans may work out for the best. A weekend making everyone feel immediately comfortable. Your
26. Driver (9) 21. Bird (5) announcement arrives at an opportune moment. An celebrated stubborn streak should be kept in check - it’s
27. Leading (4) 23. Stick (4) important message awaits you so be alert - it could be to the only thing holding you back from significant
your advantage. professional advancement.
CRYPTIC PUZZLE
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
ACROSS
1. Is irritating, one understands (4). 7, On which prison- The week finds you in the limelight, perhaps receiving a
ers mark the day off? (9). 8. A row he neither wins nor special honour. Early in the week the focus is on

SUDOKU
loses (4). 9. Does like animals (4). 10. A railway track in household repairs and family reunions.
one’s field (4). 11. Realises it’s in recession, too (4). 14.
Not you, old girl! (6,4). 16. Result of crossing a deer with SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
a ladybird? (4,6). 19. Secures the bonds (4). 22. Cold
when one went out earlier (4). 24. The ones that got Highlights of the week include opportunities for earning
pipped (4). 25. Before the quiet “Strike a light” (4). 26.
Therefore are to take us back in the last resort (2,1,6).
NUMBER GAME
spare cash and for health improvement. Careerwise, some
rearrangements are in the works. You may be in for a
27. Kitty, ring back (4). promotion.
ANSWER BELOW
DOWN SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
1. Punishes the English taking guns out (5). 2. On the
spot with a consoling word (5). 3. Given a little extra This is a mobile week that sees you travelling to new
money for having dumped the rubbish (6). 4. A prob- destinations, running unusual errands and arranging
lem? He’s only kidding! (6). 5. End with a yarn, read holidays. Your romantic situation stabilizes. Health and
aloud (4). 6. By a desire to join the team (9). 12. Seems recreation demands your attention.
to pour the prepared drink in, but there’s nothing inside
(9). 13. Sure one’s right, sticks up for (4). 15. Pay to be CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
introduced to (4). 17. Go by mistake to the east (6). 18. This week offers opportunities for an improved financial
The singer to the left in the funny beret (6). 20. I do have status. Friday or Saturday is favourable for bargain
a little hotel in one part of America (5). 21. Part of a hunting and selling your ideas. Romantic intuition is
flower small, pale and wrinkled (5). 23. Pull in, out of
position (4). particularly sharp on Thursday.
AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
SOLUTIONS - CROSSWORD NO. 9061
o. 21, S-epal. 23, Earn
(rev.). 15, Meet. 17, E-lapse. 18, Treb-L-e. 20, I-d-a-H-
Your social life picks up thanks to your more positive
attitude. A real estate transaction requires some research
QUICK SOLUTIONS
Tail (tale). 6, A-long-side. 12, Em-ptin-ess. 13, Smug on your part. A partnership arrangement may prove
Across - 7, Ecclesiastic. 8, Vassal. 9, Pliers. 10, Abol-
Down - 1. Gat-E-s. 2, There. 3, Tipped. 4, Teaser. 5, surprisingly profitable.
ish. 12, Skill. 15, Peony. 16, Granite. 18, Clutch. 20,
27, Pool (rev.).
Gyrate. 22, Inexactitude.
Ties. 22, On-C-e. 24, Aces. 25, Lam-p. 26, As a re-su-lt. PISCES—February 20-March 20
Down - 1, Scramble. 2, Plus. 3, Useless. 4, Happy. 5,
11, Sees (rev.). 14, Modern miss. 16, Stag beetle. 19, A friend becomes more openminded about your proposal
Stricken. 6, Scar. 11, Lengthen. 13, Latitude. 14, Frig-
Across - 1, Gets. 7, Timetable. 8, Tier. 9, Apes. 10, Line. and plans for it to be implemented after the weekend.
ate. 17, Cheap. 19, Laid. 21, Rite.
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS Service is the keyword this week. You give excellent
service when required and you expect it in return.
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS
17, Thrift. 18, Colour. 20, Opera. 21, Heron. 23, Glue.
Across - 7, False picture. 8, Strand. 9, Poster. 10, Ac-
BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
Snug. 6, Pertinent. 12, Unhealthy. 13, Acme. 15, Item.
quire. 12, Bi-R-t-H. 15, Beef-y. 16, Fore-saw. 18, Th-R-
Management skills are your strong point. You learn and
Down - 1, Swamp. 2, Strum. 3, Chopin. 4, Glance. 5,
IV-e. 20, Tiptop. 22, Pull together.
adapt quickly. You are a natural at hosting parties and
22, Plug. 24, Role. 25, Tear. 26, Chauffeur. 27, Main.
Down - 1, P-article. 2, As-I-a. 3, Sp-I-der-y. 4,
making everyone feel immediately comfortable. Your
11, Puma. 14, Convenient. 16, Receptacle. 19, Moth.
(tele)Scope. 5, Outshine. 6, Peke (peak). 11, Un-fairly.
celebrated stubborn streak should be kept in check - it’s
Across - 1, Sash. 7, Philander. 8, Airy. 9, Spin. 10, Gate.
13, Tea roses. 14, Cottage (pie). 17, Bert-H. 19, H-op-e.
the only thing holding you back from significant
QUICK SOLUTIONS
21, Pat-H.
SOLUTIONS - CROSSWORD NO. 9062 professional advancement.
Sport/Motoring
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Darley fails with bat in


opening round loss
By Todd Whelan
Ballarat Cricket Association - First Grade

Move over footy, Cricket is back!


Unfortunately for the Darley
Ballan Golf Club
Cricket Club their opening Results - Week ending Saturday 7 October
round ‘shocker’ with the bat will
Wednesday - Men’s & Ladies
be blamed for last Saturday’s
one-day game loss to Mount Winner Kev Lockman (15) 38 points,
Clear after they were bundled R/up Chris Tudor (13) 36 points.
out for just 69, some 96 runs shy Magpie - 14th Barry Lenaghan
of their target. NTP - 15th Jimmy Walsh.
In perfect conditions for cricket on Darley Park, only Ryan
Ali (20) and the Extras tally (13) would reach double figures Saturday – Monthly Medal
and sum up the reply with the bat, chasing 165. A Grade - Winner of Medal Bob Arklay 70-10-60,
After losing the toss and being sent into the field, Darley R/up Don Wickson 75-14-61.
were hopeful of containing last year’s Grand Finalists to 180 B Grade - Winner Victor Buttigieg 86-25-61,
or less. R/up Greg McAloon 88-23-65.
Darley’s opening bowler Dale Locke kept things tight early NTPs - 2nd Michael Di Fiore, 12th Don Wickson,
and had the visitors on the back foot, his eight over spell re- 15th Anthony Moore.
turn, an economical 0/13.
Magpies - 1st Bob Arklay, 14th Peter Clifford.
The Lions fielding was the highlight throughout the Mount
Clear innings, while their inexperienced bowling line-up Balls 5, Cut-off 65 on c/b: Bob Arklay, Vic Buttigieg,
showed calm and poise beyond their years when challenged. Don Wickson, Les Martin, Athol Love.
Darley playing coach Michael Alexander was confident at

Tabcorp Park
the half-way stage with the balance of the match weighted Nelson Banigo.

Bacchus Marsh
slightly in their favour.
“We were well aware of the strength of Mount Clear’s bat-
ting ability heading into the game, I thought anything under
180 would be gettable for us”, he said. Saturday 6 October
“Apart from the 15 wides and the cost of them I was really
pleased with our effort in the field.”
“We bowled well and replied well when we copped some
Little Athletics
stick. We caught everything and I was happy with where we The 2018/19 BMLAC track and field season commenced on
were at.” Saturday morning at Masons Lane Reserve and the weather
The run chase started well for Darley, the opening pair of was perfect for Little Athletics. New faces, as well as past
Michael Alexander (3) and Ryan Ali (20) put on 29 in good members returned for another season. A large number of
time. Come and Try athletes took advantage of the 2-week trial
But that would be it for anymore praise with the bat for the period and with big smiles on their faces, looked to enjoy
afternoon. their first athletics competition.
The Lions were skittled for just 69 runs in just over 32 overs. Nelson Banigo broke the first record for the new season.
Coach Alexander was bitterly disappointed with the batting Nelson ran 13.84 seconds for the Boys Under 10 100 metres
effort post-match. and looks set to have another superb season.
“We got ourselves out with poor shots,” he said. Training will commence for all registered athletes this
Alexander is in his second year at the helm of the Lions after Thursday from 4-5pm. Education Officer, Bethan White will
leading them to fifth in his first season just outside the top be holding a session on sprint starts and long jump.
four. This Saturday will be the Official Season Opening. Life
The Lions will hope to bounce back quickly this Saturday Members and Distinguished Service members are invited to
from noon when they host Wendouree at Darley Park. attend and will join the Committee for morning tea. Centre
While the First Grade will march into Round two this week- Captains will also be announced.
end it will be the season’s opener for the lower grades. Those Under 9-16 athletes interested in representing the Saturday 6 October, Tabcorp Park Melton Race 7, Smoken
Mount Clear 9/165, - Overs 50. M. Ward 2/24, R. Ali 2/27, Centre at this year’s Relay Championships are reminded to Up Sprint (G2). Winner: Wrappers Delight (3). Trainer:
B. Barnes 2/28. Darley 69 all out, - Overs 32.1. R. Ali 20, B. submit their Relay Expression of Interest From to their Team David Aiken. Driver: Kime Frenning.
Longhurst 8. Mount Clear won by 96 runs. Manager by Saturday 20 October. Photo: Stuart McCormick HRV.

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