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BMLAC athletes on the Bacchus Marsh Show parade

float, circa estimated 1980. Photo - submitted

50-years of little aths

By Meg Kennedy help us celebrate this occasion,” said BMLAC President Banigo holds three State and two Australian records.
Maria Downes. “As a community athletics centre based in the Moorabool
One of the most notable sports clubs in Moorabool is turning “BMLAC has a strong connection within the Moorabool Shire, it is very exciting to see our athletes, both past and
50, the same year as the Beatles released their ‘White’ album. Shire with many of our Life Governors, Life Members and present competing at such a high level and standard of
Bacchus Marsh Little Athletics Centre (BMLAC) will be Distinguished Service recipients still supporting our centre competition whether it be at international, national or local
celebrating their 50th anniversary next week, turning by returning for important dates on our calendar and level,” said Ms Downes.
Masons Lane into a hub of festivity, including food trucks, a retaining their connection from their time at Little Athletics,” “As the current President of BMLAC it makes me feel
live band, jumping castles, giant games, novelty events, and she said. extremely humbled to be associated with such a long
fireworks. BMLAC has been home to many successful little aths, most standing and proud Little Athletics Centre.”
Since its inception in 1968, BMLAC has grown into one of recently West Coast Eagles AFL premiership player Liam BMLAC will celebrate their 50th season at 6pm on Saturday
the most iconic clubs in Moorabool, now boasting over 200 Duggan. 1 December at Masons Lane, Bacchus Marsh, following a
members. The Centre has had members represent them not only regular athletics meet at 4pm. For more information on the
“We are hoping for all current, past and future members locally and at State level, but nationally and internationally, event, visit www.bacchusmarshlittleathletics.org.au.
and the general public to come along to Masons Lane and from the Czech Republic to Uganda. Current athlete Nelson more pictures page 23

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Harness Racing’s greatest prize

comes to Melbourne.
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Devil gets the Power

By Todd Whelan

Darley Junior Football Club product Zak Butters is on his way to Port
Adelaide following his pick 12 selection in Thursday and Friday’s AFL
Draft at Marvel Stadium.
The highly touted 18-year old was chosen on the back of his excellent
form with the Western Jets and at representative level with Vic Metro in
the NAB AFL Under 18 Championships.
Butters played his entire 108 game junior career with the Devils dating
back to 2008 before graduating to the Seniors for a brief (yet unforgettable)
five game stint around his Western Jet commitments. Zak was a member
of the Devils 2017 Ballarat Football League Premiership team.
Darley Coach Heath Scotland was upbeat and excited for Zak and his
prospects ahead of the draft.
“Zak Butters is an elite footballer.” he said.
“He’s got all the attributes - skill, balance, versatility and wins his own
“(Zak) is a player that always looks as though he has plenty of time and
space, is a good decision maker and excellent ball user.
“He’s a great sense of character, mentally tough and resilient.
“I’m confident he will flourish in a full-time AFL environment,”
Scotland said.
Darley Football Manager Craig Baker was aware of Butters’ prodigious
talent at an early age after the young gun won the Under 14 Ballarat
Football League Best and Fairest as a bottom age player. But it would
be an observation of another kind that would have Baker singing his
“Zak went up in my estimation this year when he would turn up and
be ‘the runner’ for his mates in the Darley Under 18s when the (Western)
Jets weren’t playing,” he said.
“When he had his shoulder surgery after the Metro Championships,
he would sit in the Darley coaches’ box and do the stats for the seniors,”
“Not many young men who were going to get drafted would do that,”
Baker said.
Zak will put his landscape gardening career on hold for now as he
embarks on every young footballer’s dream - to play in the AFL.
Port Adelaide’s pick number 12 Zak Butters (right) is presented with his new jumper by Gavin Wanganeen (left) If the glowing endorsements of Zak are anything to go by, the dream
during the 2018 NAB AFL Draft at Marvel Stadium. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media) will soon be reality. Bewley becomes Docker pg 23



Work to improve safety on
Geelong-Bacchus Marsh Road
between Lara and Maddingley Christmas Day $79 Kids
is underway.
From Monday 3 December, the Works on the closed Geelong-bound
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right onto Sandy Creek Rd, to keep an eye out for changes to traffic
continue along Forest Road North, conditions, plan ahead and allow up
then right into Windermere Road to 15 minutes extra travel time.
and left back onto Geelong Bacchus We expect to complete stage one
Marsh Road. by mid-2019.
• If you’re heading north towards
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Abuse fuelled by alcohol

By Caitlin Bewley The accused then went on to punch his wife

Mystery solved
(1st Year Swinburne Uni) and spit on her, shouting abuse at her in front
of their 10-year-old daughter.
A “terrible case of domestic violence” saw a The prosecutor told the court that when
father staring down the barrel of a potential Booker was interviewed by police, he was
jail sentence.
remorseful and also said that it was a “pretty
Ashley Booker, a concreter from Hopetoun cowardly act”.
Remember this photo, and the call to fill in the name blanks? Park, was accused of assaulting his wife on
Magistrate Ron Saines said this was a
June 1 this year after the court heard he spent
Enter Johny Thacker, Darley Football Clubs ‘own historian’, as he calls himself. terrible case of domestic violence.
time drinking at a friend’s house prior.
“..and all for what reason? It only happened
The Moorabool News printed the photo in the hope someone would know or recognise Prosecutor Senior Constable Lisa
because [your wife] came around to get you
Schoemaker told the Bacchus Marsh court
the Darley footballers, but Mr Thacker already had the same photo with names typed from your mate’s house.
on Friday 16 November, the accused’s wife
underneath; mystery solved. went to pick up Booker from his friend’s “Not everyone goes on to kill their partners,
house; returning home Booker was upset but those that do start out like you have,” he
Mr Thacker said he had the photo with names supplied on the framed photo of the Darley said.
and intoxicated.
Football Club 1926 Premiership side. It was alleged the accused approached Magistrate Saines believed “imprisonment
his wife, who went to sleep in their young would be counterproductive”, so instead
“They are in front of the old dance hall, that was demolished some time ago,” he said.
daughter’s bed, and began yelling at her convicted and fined Booker $1624.30, with a
The information will now be used in the club’s centenary events next year. before punching a hole in the wall. 12-month community corrections order.


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Friday 30th November

Bacchus Marsh Golf Club, Links Rd Bacchus Marsh
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2 Course Fund Raising Dinner 6.00pm

Entry Forms NOW Available at:

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The dust settles Money-

for Michaela
By Kate Taylor

After nearly half of the votes in the

held the seat since 1999.
Ms Settle’s career has so far included
saving deal
working on a sheep farm in Ararat, doing
electorate were directed her way, Michaela celebrity communications in London, and in
Settle has won the seat of Buninyong for the marketing and communications for Ballarat
Labor Party. Community Health. She also worked as a
With eight candidates in total, Ms Settle Labor campaign manager in the previous
won over 49 per cent of the first preference federal election.
votes, with the Liberal candidate, Andrew In the lead up to the election, Ms Settle’s A Gordon man’s money-saving plan to over and above the amount of the fine.
Kilmartin, polling 30 per cent (first commitments to Moorabool included $3 share the cost of a skip bin with a mate has EPA South West Manager Carolyn Francis
preference) and the Greens candidate million towards the Ballan Recreation resulted in a $1934 fine after the industrial said storing and burning industrial waste
winning nearly 10 per cent of the votes. Reserve staged masterplan and $500,000 to waste caught fire. wasn’t worth the risk to your wallet or the
Retiring Labor member Geoff Howard has the 1st Ballan Scout Group for a new hall. Environment Protection Authority Victoria environment.
(EPA) officers attended the Moorabool West

Labor retains
“This attempt to save money has ended up
Rd premises on 17 September this year, after costing the landowner at least four times
receiving pollution reports from the public more than simply hiring a skip bin himself,”
and found smoke coming from two piles of
she said.
industrial waste.

Melton seat
“Industrial waste should never be burnt,
Officers smelt burning plastic and noted
it has the potential to release harmful
the piles contained timber, PVC piping,
chemicals into the environment and needs
aluminium sheeting, MDF board, brick,
to be disposed of with a licensed operator.”
tile, plasterboard, glass aerosol cans, tree
branches and cement sheeting. Ms Francis thanked those who reported the
By Kate Taylor representing paramedics in Victoria and
Aerial photo comparisons indicated that the smoke to EPA.
was named as the Labor candidate just four
High-profile former ambulance union site may have begun stockpiling waste since “We all have a role to play in protecting
weeks out from the election.
leader Steve McGhie has claimed the seat of as early as December 2015. our environment and I encourage people to
Mr McGhie replaced the former candidate
Melton for the Labor Party, but with around The owner told EPA officers he had allowed report to the EPAs 24-hour pollution hotline
and Melton councillor Justin Mammarella,
a seven-per cent swing against them. an unnamed friend to store waste at the site, on 1300 EPA VIC (1300 372 842) or online at
after he withdrew, reportedly for ‘family
so they could split the cost of a skip bin, epa.vic.gov.au,” she said.
Mr McGhie won nearly 35 per cent of the reasons’ and to avoid bad publicity because
but the friend had tipped his waste onto a Under the Environment Protection Act 1970
first preference vote, with his closest rivals of an expense’s investigation.
previous burn pile that then reignited. and the Infringements Act 2008, the Gordon
Independent Ian Birchall on 11 per cent, and An expenses investigation also claimed the
EPA issued a clean-up notice that required landowner has the right to have the fine
Independent Bob Turner on nearly 10 per scalp of the outgoing member, Don Nardella, all the material be removed to a landfill. This reviewed or have the matter determined by
cent of the vote. who was forced to resign from the Labor has been complied with at an additional cost a court.
Current Moorabool Shire Councillor Jarrod party and serve as an Independent following

Buy a ‘friendly’ plant

Bingham polled seven per cent of the vote, as rorting claims.
an Independent. Funding promises from Labor for Bacchus
Mr McGhie is the former head of the union Marsh were nil.

By Meg Kennedy

Although the end of spring may be in sight,

flowers will be in full bloom on the first day
of summer, as the Bacchus Marsh and District
Garden Club hold a street stall.
BALLARAT LINE UPGRADE President Don Journet said that a variety

of plants have been flowering, including
decorative plants and succulents to be sold
at affordable prices. The stall is not only to
aid club funds, but to also meet like-minded

replace trains
gardening folk from the district.
“It’s not really about the money, but we find
it’s about meeting the residents of Bacchus
Marsh. A lot of people say they’re quite
surprised to see us as they sometimes don’t
know we’re here,” Mr Journet said.
“It’s a really friendly morning.”
Saturday 8 December to Sunday The club currently has around 20 members
who meet every second Tuesday at The
16 December Laurels, including a speaker at each meeting.
The club also take trips to garden areas within
the Central Highlands area.
The street stall will be held on Saturday
1 December outside Bacchus Marsh Farm
Coaches will replace V/Line trains due to construction Supplies in Main Street Bacchus Marsh from
on the Ballarat Line Upgrade. 8:30 am. Don Journet and Michelle Wilson have
Ballarat line passengers If you’re interested in getting involved in the plants ready to sell for the Bacchus Marsh &
Coaches will replace trains for the entire journey between Bacchus Marsh and District Garden Club, you District Garden Club stall this Saturday.
Ballarat/Wendouree and Southern Cross Station. can contact Don on 0439 034 194. Photos - submitted

Maryborough line passengers

Maryborough trains will connect with coaches between Ballarat
and Southern Cross Station.
Ararat line passengers
Free workshop
From Saturday 8 to Sunday 9 December coaches will replace Are you interested in serrated tussock peer-based learning environment. Fifteen
trains between Ararat and Southern Cross Station. control and looking to develop your places are available.
community engagement practices? Apply Applications are welcomed from community
From Monday 10 December to Sunday 16 December Ararat trains will now for a free workshop, hosted by Victorian members, volunteers and professionals
connect with coaches between Ballarat and Southern Cross Station. Serrated Tussock Working Party (VSTWP), involved in serrated tussock management,
Please allow an extra 45 minutes travel time. To plan your in Bacchus Marsh. whether through a community or farming
journey visit vline.com.au or call 1800 800 007. This event will run on this Saturday 1 group, Landcare, government agency,
December, 9 am to 1 pm, following a session Catchment Management Authority, or any
held last Saturday 24 November. other organisation with land management
You will need to be interested in connecting responsibilities.
with others to share your knowledge and To find out more, visit www.serratedtussock.

Authorised by the Victorian Government, 1 Treasury Place, Melbourne.

experience of what is going well and the com/free-serrated- tussock-engagement-
issues you face, in a professionally-facilitated, workshop.
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Enjoying the fruits of their labour

By Helen Tatchell “Especially when you think about the hundreds of
farms throughout the state and the investments they
You can’t see the forest for the trees is an old saying, have made in pursuit of providing the most efficient
but in this forest, you can’t see the trees because of the and effective solutions to their farming practices.
abundance of red, delicious fruit. “It was a unique idea thought up around the dinner
The Bacchus Marsh vertical strawberry farm, which table with a good 10 years of trial and error before we
has increased production, decreased inputs and got it to work. It’s been a labour of love and it’s amazing
reduced waste, has won a major award in the 2018 to be recognised for the hard work,” Mr Dellios said.
Victorian Rural Water Awards. The 2018 strawberry season has only just begun, and
Sam and Belinda Dellios, along with son Sam and already Mr Dellios has had to turn people away.
daughter Tanya, won the Farm Gate to Plate category “We can’t keep up with the demand at the moment.
for their innovative vertical strawberry farm, The The last three weeks we have been completely picked
Strawberry Forest and their farm shop, The Fruits of clean within a couple of hours of opening.”
Life. Mr Dellios said the intention is to definitely increase
The new methods have extended to marketing, with a the size of their crop for next season and into the future.
pick your own option open to all abilities. “There’s nothing I hate more than having to turn
The awards were held at the RACV Club in Melbourne. people away who have made the effort to visit us
Clinton Rodda, Southern Rural Water Managing because there is no fruit left,” he said.
Director, was delighted with the results and praised
Philip and Patty Farnell, of Wallace, were runners-
the efforts of all prize winners and finalists, whose up in the Groundwater category for the automation
innovative practices show a focus on sustainable use and other improvements to their Wellwood Wallace
of valuable water resources. Walnuts organic business. They are using drones and
“Congratulations to all the winners and runners- data to identify when to water their trees, supported
up for their willingness to try new things to create by off-the-shelf technology. Along with this, they
strong businesses with best practice use of their water are replacing old irrigation infrastructure with the
resources,” he said. overall aim to improve irrigation efficiency and
Sam junior and Sam senior in their strawberry forest at Bacchus Marsh. Sam Dellios (jnr) said they honestly thought their return water to the market. They saved 25 megalitres
Photo - submitted chances “were slim to none.” (million litres) of groundwater in 2017.

The Strawberry Farm Story

As a conventional strawberry farm, the Dellios family grew 25,000 plants per acre. But their irrigation system meant
water would pool on the ground and there was considerable risk of spoiled fruit and infection to the plants from soil-borne
pathogens, a case study by Jeanette Severs read.
Converting to growing the strawberry plants in a vertical system has done more than better utilise the land space. According
to Sam Dellios (jnr), the vertical system of growing has enabled them to plant 70,000 plants/acre.
“So, we’ve tripled productivity since we started 10 years ago,” he said.
The growing method also enabled them to rethink their marketing, implementing a pick-your-own option that is enhanced
for all abilities.
“We installed the pipes at distances that enable people in wheelchairs and with limited mobility to move along the rows,
picking their own strawberries or at least being part of their families’ experience,” Mr Dellios (Jnr) said.
“That was an unexpected bonus from choosing the pipes.”
A better use of water was another part of the award. SRW Managing Director Clinton Rodda (left) and SRW
A reticulated overhead concentrated irrigation system was installed in the strawberry Forest, to apply water direct to the plant. Chairman Diane James (right) congratulate winners of the
“We’ve reduced our water use by about 80 per cent in the strawberry forest,” Mr Dellios (Jnr) said. Farm Gate to Plate category - Sam Dellios Jnr, Sam Dellios
The case studies for all SRWs winners are available at: http://www.srw.com.au/customers/casestudies/rwa-case-studies/ Snr, Tanya Dellios of the Strawberry Forest and Fruits of
Life, Bacchus Marsh. Photo - SRW

Moorabool Shire Council

The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held Wednesday 5 December, MOORABOOL PLANNING SCHEME
2018 in the Council Chambers, 15 Stead St, Ballan, commencing at 6.00pm. Notice of Approval of Amendment
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. Amendment C79
The Minister for Planning has approved Amendment C79 to the Moorabool Planning
The Amendment came into operation on 15 November 2018.
Council invites applications for the existing vacancies:
The Amendment implements the findings of Housing Bacchus Marsh to 2041 to establish
Network and Systems Administrator – Permanent Full Time
the direction for future residential development within Bacchus Marsh.
- Applications close on Friday 30 November 2018
A copy of the Amendment can be inspected, free of charge, at the Department of
Family and Playgroup Support Officer – Full Time (Funded Position)
Environment, Land, Water and Planning website at https://www.planning.vic.gov.au/
- Applications close on Friday 30 November 2018
schemes-and-amendments/browse-amendments and free of charge, during office
All details available from the website: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au hours, at the offices of the Moorabool Shire Council, 182 Halletts Way, Darley.
Justin Horne
ROWSLEY WAR MEMORIAL HALL COMMITTEE INCORPORATED AGM Acting Manager, Strategic and Sustainable Development
Rowsley War Memorial Hall Committee Incorporated is holding its Annual Moorabool Shire Council
General Meeting on Monday 3 December 2018, commencing at 8.00pm, at
the Rowsley War Memorial Hall. TENDER
The purpose of the meeting is to nominate persons as the Committee of Management Moorabool Shire Council invites tenders for the following contract:
for the Rowsley War Memorial Hall for a term of 3 years. Tender Number Tender Description
All positions will be declared open. C27 – 2018/2019 Construction of New BMX Track - Bacchus Marsh Racecourse
For further details please contact Loris Hine, Secretary Rowsley War Memorial Hall Recreation Reserve
Committee of Management, on 0477 333 965.
Tender documents and full details of this notice will be available on Monday 26
November 2018 at www.tenderlink.com/moorabool.

Moorabool Shire Council: PO Box 18, Ballan VIC 3342 Telephone: 03 5366 7100 Facsimile: 03 5368 1757 CEO: Derek Madden
Email: info@moorabool.vic.gov.au Web: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au Facebook: Moorabool Shire Council Twitter: @mooraboolshire
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Healthy cultural tracks

A new postcard designed to encourage and provide
Upskilling in
age old craft
culturally appropriate information to local Indigenous
families in relation to Key Age and Stage visits with Maternal
and Child Health, will be released by the Moorabool Shire’s
Best Start Program.
By Helen Tatchell
The postcard, entitled ‘Tracks to a Healthy Life’, includes the
creative input from a local Aboriginal artist and lists the ten
These days, aircrafts are manufactured by machines and
free health checks children receive from birth to three and
robots, and of course built with steel, nuts and bolts; how
half years old.
would you feel flying in a glider that is hand-made with glue
The ‘tracks’ are illustrated with footprints to symbolise a and fabric?
child’s journey through life.
David Goldsmith from the Australian Gliding Museum said
The group who helped design and create the postcard at the Bacchus Marsh Airfield courses are being conducted in
consisted of Maternal Child Health nurses, kindergarten glider wood repair and fabric covering.
teachers, Aboriginal family support workers and “We have attendees coming from as far away as Western
representatives from the Department of Education and Australia, South Australia and New South Wales and they
Training. will be learning these special skills to assist in the building
‘Tracks to a Healthy Life’ will be distributed to Aboriginal and repair of wooden aircraft.
and Torres Strait Islander families through Moorabool’s “These courses are not generally available, as sailplanes
Maternal Child Health Service. (L-R) Faith Brewer with Brett Williams and local junior
football netball club presidents Darren (BMJFNC) and Linda (gliders) these days are usually made from fibreglass and
(DJFNC). Photos - submitted carbon fibre,” Mr Goldsmith said.
The Museum is located at the Bacchus Marsh Aerodrome

Walk raises
and has an excellent workshop, with volunteers maintaining
their unique collection of 65 gliders.
“Our members are well placed to pass on these skills for
new-built and restoration projects,” Mr Goldsmith said.

five figure sum

To contact the museum go to australianglidingmuseum.
org.au or ring Ian on 0419 587 208. Glider flights can also be
Photos – David Goldsmith

By Helen Tatchell

Walking 375 kilometres over ten days has raised a cancer

foundation $20,000.
Brett Williams began his trek from Wodonga and finished
at Bacchus Marsh on grand final day, Saturday 29 September,
raising money for the Cure Me Brain Cancer Foundation.
Mr Williams was inspired to do the walk for Faith Brewer,
herself on the cancer journey.
“We started raising money earlier this year at the junior
Bacchus Marsh and Darley football clubs match.
“’Grey for a Day’ raised $9000,” Mr Williams said.
“I was pleased to be able to present Faith and the Foundation
a cheque for $20,000, a total from the walk-a-thon and other
Mr Williams said the walk would not have been possible
without local support.
“So many not-for-profit groups got behind me on this one.
“The Lions club arranged all the donated accommodation;
Bacchus U-hire donated the support vehicle with All-Press
donating the sign writing on the car.”
There was outstanding support from many local businesses
with Mr Williams taking the opportunity to thank everyone
who supported this great cause.
“We live in a great community in Bacchus Marsh,” Mr
Williams said.

Tuesday December 25th 2018


116 Main Street Bacchus Marsh
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Free activities and stall holders

Launch of Moorabool's Marveloo

at 11.15am
Free-all are welcome
December 5, 2018
Andy Arnold centre
10 Bennett street, Bacchus
RSVP 1 December to Manda on 5366 1219 or
register at https://bit.ly/2yFc94P

Hear from an inspirational speaker,

Emma Gee -10.00am
Free Sausage sizzle/Coffee van
Stall holders
Fun activities/Showbags
Art Show
Launch of Moorabool Shire
For more information go to Council's Access and Inclusion plan
Moorabool Shire Council's Mambourin Hip Hop Troupe and Choir
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Alcohol behind Photos by Jane Gardner

family violence Small town big event

By Jane Gardner their best to stay perched on the back of the
‘bucking bull’ which was a hit (and often a
By Caitlin Bewley The accused allegedly went on to spit on her A combination of beautiful sunshine, fall!) with all ages.
(1st Year Swinburne Uni) husband, as well as punch him in the head. fun rides and sports for kids, great food, At 11am on Remembrance Day, everyone
When interviewed by police, Birch denied entertainment and a variety of interesting stood in wonder as more than 1000 people
Remorse was evident from a woman’s stalls saw the Gordon and surrounding
punching her husband, saying she “doesn’t stopped to share a minute’s silence for our
demeanour in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates’
remember” and that she was “too drunk”. community come out in force for the annual
Court November 16, crying silent sobs as the fallen service men and women.
The accused’s lawyer told the court Birch Gordon Community Fair.
prosecutor read her case in front of a full Stall holders selling jewellery, toys, plants
court, before Magistrate Ron Saines. and her husband had been in a relationship The event was put together by the CWA
and crafts stood chatting to customers and
for 31 years, and that 10 years ago her Gordon and Surrounds, Gordon CFA,
66-year-old Marjuca Birch attended a Public friends, while families worked together
husband was injured at work and he became Gordon Primary School and Gordon
House in Bacchus Marsh on June 4 when her selling bags of fruit and the like, to help raise
abusive. Auskick.
husband was called by staff to pick her up, money for their school or community group.
due to her high level of intoxication. Birch’s lawyer also spoke about her inability More than 1200 people passed through the
The $5 all-day ride pass was a highlight for
Prosecutor Senior Constable Lisa gate, where ever-friendly members of the
to cope with the stress of an abusive children too, with many staying until the
Schoemaker told the court that upon CFA welcomed people with a program of
relationship, which led her to turn to alcohol 3pm closing time.
arriving home, the accused became verbally events and a smile.
in order to deal with her emotions. The Gordon Community Fair once again
aggressive towards her husband. The Fair was opened by Wadawurrung ba-
“The periphery of this case is to give demonstrated that when communities
The court heard the accused then went on to gurrk (woman) Tammy and Wadawurrung
consideration of violence upon you in the guli (man) Barry who performed an work together in the spirit of family fun
punch her husband in the head, telling him
past,” Magistrate Ron Saines said. Aboriginal smoking ceremony and sang in and friendship, small towns can achieve big
that “[he’s] going to pay for this” when police
arrived on the scene. “This case illustrates how destructive alcohol Wadawurrung traditional language. things.
It was alleged a similar incident occurred on and violence is on family relationships.” Interspersed through the day, children and Funds raised by the Gordon Community
September 21, where Birch returned home Magistrate Saines fined Birch $1000, without adults alike shared their musical and dance Fair will go towards next year’s event as well
intoxicated and antagonised her husband to conviction and enforced a good behaviour skills on stage for the inaugural ‘Gordon’s as supporting the four groups who worked
argue. bond for 12-months. Got Talent’ competition while many tried so hard to make it all happen.

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Thursday 20 December, 1pm
Ballan Brigade Captain Kaine Myers and Ballan police Sgt Michael
Kearnes at the alleged ignition point at the Shaw’s Road property where
residence. They are pictured with Ballan brigade member Ian Ireland a deliberately lit fire was headed for a farm

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and investigating Moorabool CIU Det. Troy Morrow. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Friday 4 January, 9am
By Jessica Howard electricity pole. Sergeant Kearnes said the fires seemed are not fixated on any individual
at this
Ballan Police Station’s Officer in Charge, to have been lit between 10am and 4pm.
A series of arson attacks has seen the time”.
Sgt. Michael Kearnes said the fires “These fires are the
Ballan township fall victim to five subject of an Sergeant
caused superficial damage to grass and ongoing investigation, Kearnes urged the Ballan
deliberately lit fires in just two weeks. however I can
fences. say that Ballan Police and their partners community to be vigilant and report any
The grass fires occurred along Gillespies “The
potential for catastrophic fires, at Moorabool CIU are satisfied that the suspicious vehicles or persons seen on
Lane, Ingliston Drive, Shaws Road and however,
is a very real threat,” he said. fires were deliberately lit based on a Total Fire Ban days, or a high fire danger
Bences Lane.
“In all cases, the day was either a high number of factors. index days, to Crime Stoppers (1800 333

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Charles and Chloe (Rix)
Martin have welcomed Dear Editor, Walk or drive down our beautiful and historic Avenue of
their first child, a little girl. I was just one of thousands who worked to save an Honour. Imagine a truck road cutting it in two. Imagine that
Born at the Ballarat Base intact Bacchus Marsh Avenue of Honour from a lazy desecration as the introduction to our town. Imagine that as
Hospital, Penny Rose and destructive plan to cut apart this world-famous war the introduction to the Strawberries and Cherries Festival.
MARTIN arrived on Imagine that as a true and previously intact war memorial.
memorial, succeeding to prevent this in 2012.
Wednesday 14
Now that Centenary commemorations for the 60,000 Be very aware of imminent threats to our war memorial. I
November at 6.20pm and
weighed 8lb 2oz. Penny Australian war dead in WWI have been so splendidly appeal to our younger generations to defend an intact war
is the first grandchild for achieved, I have no doubt that various vested interests will memorial and elm avenue.
Darren and Margie Rix again rapidly surface to attempt to ruin our world-famous Damien Strangio
from Bungaree. war memorial and elm avenue. Bacchus Marsh

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.

Bacchus Marsh Playgroup

ADULT EDUCATION (Behind St Andrew’s Church) Cnr Gisborne Rd & Lerderderg
Ballan & District Community House Street, Bacchus Marsh. Monday-Friday 9am, 11am, 1pm & Anglican Parish of West Moorabool
For class enrolment information, venue hire and costs; please 3pm. Enquiries – Cindy 0433 651 066. Service Times: St John’s Ballan 10:30am every Sunday.
call 5368 1934 or email info@bchvic.org.au St Mark’s in the Gordon Pub 2nd & 4th Sundays – 5pm.
Bacchus Marsh & District Garden Club Enq to Rev’d Glen Wesley - 5368 2730.
Darley Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre
Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at The Laurels, Ballan Uniting Church
Short courses and classes. 33-35 Jonathan Drive, Darley. BM &
229 Main St, Bacchus Marsh. Guest Speakers. Supper after (St Paul’s) - Services 11.15am every Sunday.
District Photography Club - Meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesday
each meeting. All Welcome. Enquiries - Wendy 5367 4170. B3 Community
of month, 7.30pm. Enquiries welcome. Phone 5367 4390.
Ballan Playgroup Focused, family friendly church with a difference. Services
The Laurels – Bacchus Marsh Community College
Every Tuesday of school Term. St John’s Anglican Church every 2nd & 4th Sundays at Avenue Bowling Club, Main St,
Courses and classes. 229 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh.
Hall  - 9:30-11:30am. Enquiries - 0409 681 138 Anna or 0421 Bacchus Marsh.
Enquiries & enrolments - 5367 1061.
905 558 Tamsin.  Bacchus Marsh Christian Church
U3A Bacchus Marsh Sunday Services 10am with kids program. 222 Main St,
Active seniors social learning, for daily activities contact Ballan Anglers Inc
Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries 9028 2622.
5367 5341 or visit our website - www.u3abacchus.org.au Meeting second Wednesday every month. Hudsons Hotel, Holy Trinity Anglican Church - Bacchus Marsh
7.30pm. More anglers and families needed and welcome – Service Times - Bacchus Marsh - Sunday 9am and 5pm;
MEETINGS 0400 003 936. Balliang - 2nd Sunday 11am, 4th Sunday 9am; Myrniong – 1st
BacchChat @ Lerderderg Library Rose-Carers of Maddingley Park & 3rd Sunday 11am. Enquiries – 5367 5362. 
1st Saturday of the Month,10am-12 noon.Various topics of Working bees every 3rd Sunday of each month. All welcome. Church of the Living God
interest presented. Enquiries – 5366 7100 or www.moorabool. Enquiries - 0400 052 857. Christian youth ministry and bible teaching. 2nd Sunday
vic.gov.au/libraries of every month, 5pm. Open to all ages. At 14 Darcy St,
Bacchus Marsh Family Drug Support Group
Bacchus Marsh CWA Day Branch Maddingley. Enq – 0408 260 727.
For Family Members who have a loved one affected by drugs.
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month at 10am at the Darley Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church
Enquiries - 1300 660 068. Sundays, 10:30am, Worship Service and Children’s Program.
Hub, Wittick Street, Darley. Enquiries: 5368 7273.
Alanon Support Group - for families of alcoholics Phone 5367 6550 for more details.
CWA - The Marshians Night Branch Bacchus Marsh Meets at 10.30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit
Meet first Tuesday of month - The Hub, Wittick St, Darley,
at the Uniting Church Hall, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh. Mass every Saturday 6.30pm.
7pm.  Enquiries - Gay Hooper 0413 350 012.
Enq - 0421 222 717. Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship
Ballan & District CWA Non-denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Men’s
Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh)
Branch meetings – 2nd Thursday each month. RSL Hall, KYB Monday evenings 6pm (0429 681 566.) Ladies KYB
Inglis St, Ballan, 7.30pm. All welcome - enquiries to 0407 992 Meetings held 2nd Sunday of month, 2pm. Poultry Pavilion.
Wednesday 1pm (5367 6834).
767 or email ballandistrictcwa@gmail.com Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Rd,
Bacchus Marsh Life Church
Bacchus Marsh. All welcome – Kerry 9741 9705.
Ballan District Vintage Machinery & Vehicle Club Meeting 10am every Sunday at the BM College Drama Room,
Meetings - second Monday each month, 8pm. Tom Mullane in Grant Street. Enquiries Pastor Merv - 0412 290 036.
Pavilion, Ballan Racecourse Reserve. Enquiries – Brian 5368 MARKETS St Bernard’s Bacchus Marsh Catholic Church
2255 or Ray 5368 1177. Ballan Lions Club Market Mass Times – Saturday- 5pm; Sunday – 8.30am & 10am.
The Pottery Group Next market – Saturday 1 December 2018. Bacchus Marsh Uniting Church Parish
Tuesday and Saturday 1pm-3pm, at the Public Park Hall First Saturday each month - Inglis St, Ballan – 9am-1pm. Services - St Andrew’s 9.30am every Sunday. Pentland Hills
(next to Tennis Courts), Stanley St, Gordon. All welcome. Enquiries – 0402 390 080 (Wayne). 2pm 1st Sunday of month. Enquiries - 5367 2543 (office).
Enquiries to Maureen 0447173031.
Darley Market
Lal Lal Moorabool Photographic Group Inc Saturday 1st December, 8am - 1pm. 1st & 3rd Saturday each
Meeting 3rd Wednesday each month, 7pm. Soldiers Memorial
month at Darley Park Football Reserve. Enquiries – 0488 345
Hall, Lal Lal. Enquiries 5341 7535.
145 (Alan).
Moorabool Mission Recovery Group
Struggling with addiction; Pain from the past; family member Ballan Farmers Market
out of control? Meeting weekly - Wednesday, 12.30pm – Next Market – Saturday 8 December, 9am-1pm. 2nd Saturday
Jean Oomes Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh. each month, Mill Cottage car park. Enq – 0498 361 291 or 0490
Enq- Pastor Merv Patton – 0412 290 036. 114 130.

Ballan Red Cross

Flower Show & Luncheon
Friday 30th November 2018
At 12 noon Cost $25
Ballan Mechanics Hall
Please donate now Bookings Mary Williams 53681128
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Quality Home On Grantleigh Rental

region have the most rental
properties available in Re-
gional Victoria with a va-
cancy rate of 2.0 per cent.
Mildura and the Mallee have
a vacancy rate of 1.8 per cent,
6 Iredell Court Darley while the rate for Warrnam-
bool, the Western District
$795,000 - $815,000 and Wimmera is sitting at
This luxurious and spacious north facing home 1.7 per cent.
The median weekly rent in
is situated in the prestigious Grantleigh Estate.
Regional Victoria is $330 for
Exceptional proportions with high end finishes and a house and $260 for a unit.
a substantial single level floor plan that is flawlessly
The comparatively stronger
crafted for the modern families. Featuring large
CEO, REIV availability of rentals in Gee-
bedrooms, master with its own dressing room / walk long may have contributed
Regional Victoria’s rental
to an $8 reduction in the me-
in robe and an elegant ensuite. Open plan living, vacancy rate dropped to a
dian rental rate for a home in
stunning kitchen with ample storage and bench record low of 1.3 per cent
the area which is now $370
in October 2018, compared
space, generous sized walk in pantry, large rumpus per week. Rents in Ballarat
with the metropolitan rate of
/ theatre room with projector and surround sound, rose by $5 to $320 per week
2.0 per cent.
spacious walk in linen, study and a large undercover in October while Bendigo’s
Demand is outstripping
weekly median rent rose to
alfresco. supply of rental properties
$320 from $313 in September.
in most regional areas with
vacancy rates continuing To rent a unit in Geelong,
to fall. Three per cent is the you are looking at a median
required level for a healthy of $300 (down from $310 in
rental market. September), while the me-
Ballarat and Central High- dian rent for a unit in Bal-
lands recorded the lowest larat is $270 (compared with
rental vacancy rate in Re- $275 in September) and Ben-
gional Victoria in October at digo’s unit median rent has
0.8 per cent, followed by Ben- remained at $270.
digo and Loddon at 0.9 per The REIV compiles our va-
cent and the Latrobe Valley, cancy rate data from mem-
South and West Gippsland, ber surveys.
Wodonga and Ovens-Mur- We invite local agents who
ray which all have vacancy want to be included in this
rates of 1.3 per cent. survey to email us at re-
Geelong and the Barwon search@reiv.com.au.

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Absolute Perfection Affordable, Characterful, Practical

Finished to the highest quality throughout, this stylishly renovated 3 Here’s your first home, or your next clever investment. Located in a
bedroom home will leave you breathless. Everywhere you look quiet yet conveniently central court of Darley, we have a 2 bedroom
resembles a page from a home magazine including the professionally unit both with BIRs, with central bathroom, large separate lounge area,
designed gardens that will be the envy of all your friends. Walking large kitchen & plenty of built in storage. As well as this you’ll also get
distance to Main Street, the Station & Schools this executive residence an enclosed workshop & garage, huge paved & covered outdoor
is turn-key perfect. entertaining area, separate alfresco area, & a double carport!
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $690,000-$750,000 AUCTION 15th December 11.00am
CONTACT Steve 0475 888 101 Liam 0407 385 297 CONTACT Steve 0475 888 101 Liam 0407 385 297
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 2/10 Lord Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 39 George Street, Bacchus Marsh
2 1 1 3 2 2

Walk To The Shops What A Great Location

This fantastic 2 bedroom unit is ideally located within walking distance Private weatherboard house is in one of the most sought after streets.
to everything you need in town. Very neatly presented, good sized Consists of 3 bedrooms, the master has a full ENS & BIRs, the 3rd
lounge room with adjoining kitchen, the 2 bedrooms both have BIRs bedroom has an external door to rear veranda. Timber kitchen with gas
and there is a separate bathroom, and the laundry. R/C split system air stove is central & the lounge room has an OFP and split system a/c.
conditioner in the lounge. Single garage for your car and the backyard Ducted heating is installed throughout. The double length carport
is ideal for outdoor entertaining. provides shelter to the front door, there is also a garage & storage room.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $295,000-$310,000 FOR SALE $435,000-$455,000
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157

FOR SALE 100 Halletts Way, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 18 Malcolm Street, Bacchus Marsh
3 2 2 3 2 2

As good as new! It’s All About Location

Excellent 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home for the most discerning buyers. One of the most sought after locations. Nice corner block of approx.
Master bedroom with WIR and ENS, bedrooms 2 & 3 have BIRs. Formal 670m2 within walking distance to the Village & Main St. Architect
lounge and dining, spacious kitchen with quality appliances, island designed has 3 bedrooms with an ENS bathroom to the master bed &
bench overlooking family room which adjoins decked alfresco. Ducted separate family bathroom & toilet. Bedrooms 2 & 3 have BIRs. Spacious
heating & cooling. Outdoor entertaining deck adjacent to the BBQ hut. lounge is adjacent to family room/meals area & galley style kitchen has
Double garage with direct access to house. All landscaping done. gas cooktop with rangehood plus a wall oven.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $495,000-$515,000 FOR SALE $495,000-$530,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 24 Manning Boulevard, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 143 Underbank Boulevard, Bacchus Marsh
5 3 4 4 2 1

Manor on Manning Executive Residence With Indoor Pool

An Executive home to suit the whole family. 5 bedrooms plus study, 3 Located in Underbank Estate just 5 minutes from Main Street is this
bathrooms and 3 living areas. Consisting of a formal lounge, formal beautifully designed family home. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
dining, family room, rumpus room, large kitchen complete with 2 ovens & 3 toilets. Downstairs presents elite comfortable living from the
and huge walk in pantry. The formal lounge and dining rooms are on designer kitchen to the temperature controlled pool & spa. Elevated
the east side of the house to take advantage of the magnificent setting, commanding spectacular views, 50 metres from bus stop.
panoramic views.
INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
FOR SALE $1,250,000 FOR SALE $650,000-$670,000
CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990
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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The Commercial
Arbee Real Estate
Attention Commercial Landlords / Investors / Commercial Asset Manager
Tenants / Owner occupiers 0437 046 806
Where: The Royal Hotel – 188 Main St, Bacchus Marsh
When: Thursday Feb 7, 2019 6pm – 9pm A dedicated & passionate
What: There have been some significant changes to the commercial property Commercial Asset Manager,
market and we have organised 3 speakers to help clarify the current requirement to
owning, occupying or investing in commercial property. The topics to be covered include:-
experienced in all aspects of
Essential Safety Audits – A representative from AESG (Australian Essential Service retail, office, factories & industrial
Group) will discuss the legal requirements of owning a commercial property whether you properties. Making the move
are owner occupying, a Landlord or a tenant. from sales with agencies such as
Insurance – A representative from Arthur J Gallagher will discuss the requirements of
Jellis Craig & Nelson Alexander
public Liability Insurance, Business & Building Insurance to ensure that you are adequately
covered. into Commercial Property
Tax Depreciation – A representative from BMT the Quantity Surveyors will discuss Management, has enabled me to
Tax Depreciation laws to ensure that you are able to achieve the highest tax deductions combine my love for real estate,
possible for your commercial property. while also maintaining a work life
Investment: FREE, just invest your time
Details: Finger food & refreshments will be provided.

FOR SALE 143-145 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR LEASE 2a Smith Street, Bacchus Marsh
Modern, Tilt Panel Factory
This factory warehouse provides a brilliant opportunity to locate your
business in the Maddingley Industrial precinct just off Griffith Street. The
well presented concrete walled factory is 112m2 and is fitted with a toilet
facility, electric roller door, 3 phase power and has 3 parking spaces at
the front. Book your inspection today. Available NOW $18,700pa inc
GST plus outgoings. Long lease available

INSPECT By appointment
FOR LEASE $18,700pa
CONTACT Gareth Alexander 0437 046 806
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR LEASE 1 8 Hillside Street, Bacchus Marsh

Large Yard & Factory in popular industrial estate
This property offers the best of both worlds. Situated on a large 919
square metre block of land in Hillside Street Maddingley, the property
Be Here To Be Seen!! has a 167 square metre factory with kitchen, toilet and office area.
If you are looking to locate your business on one of the most high profile corners Plenty of room for trucks and machinery to be left inside the factory or
in the Main Street of Bacchus Marsh, then look no further. Exposed to high locked securely in the yard itself.
pedestrian and vehicular traffic, prominent central locations such as this rarely Available now. $20,900pa inc GST plus outgoings.
come on the market in the CBD. Imagine what you can do here (STCA) with the Call for an inspection.
potential for two shops fronting Main Street and a residential section at the rear INSPECT By appointment INSPECT By appointment
in need of some repair. The total block size is approx. 500m2 and as well as the FOR SALE $1,250,000 FOR LEASE $20,900pa
frontage to Main Street there is a rear laneway access to a roller door for parking CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Gareth Alexander 0437 046 806
for 3 cars. On the market at $1,250,000. WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR SALE 26 Rutherford Court, Maddingley FOR LEASE 21-23 Gell Street, Bacchus Marsh
Potential for high Exposure Medical Centre
High profile location within metres of Supermarket, Village Shopping
Centre, Coles Service Station, McDonalds and KFC. 5 smaller consulting
rooms, 3 larger rooms plus reception and waiting room. Separate kitchen,
male & female toilets and disabled toilet. 2 entrances, on-site carparking
for approx. 6 cars, 9 split systems throughout building. Zoned Residential
2 the property would potentially suit a medical type facility or certain
other applications subject to council approval approx 247 square metres
internally. Available Now. $33,000pa including GST plus outgoings
INSPECT By appointment
FOR LEASE $33,000pa
CONTACT Gareth Alexander 0437 046 806
WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

FOR LEASE 11b Gell Street, Bacchus Marsh

Three Prime Office Spaces
Three Office Suites located in the heart of Bacchus Marsh. Each office
is 3.6m x 5.8m (approx 20sqm). Each Office is available at $150.00
Rutherford Business Park per week plus GST and Outgoings. The outgoings are calculated at
7.5% of the total building and calculate to approximately $25.00 per
• Three Phase Power
• A collection of versatile workspaces in a gated development ideal for small week. There is also shared access to the facilities such as kitchen, small
businesses, tradesmen, SMSF’s and Investors courtyard, female, male and disabled toilets. There is a reception area
• Architecturally designed where staff from Customised Training are able to direct clients to the
• Lofty Clear Span Warehouse INSPECT By appointment appropriate office.
• Loading Bays
• Container Height Roller doors FOR SALE From $295,000 ex GST INSPECT By appointment
• Wide Road for easy Truck Access CONTACT Peter Leonard 0429 671 990 FOR LEASE $150pw
• CCTV Security • Electronic Security Gates CONTACT Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 CONTACT Gareth Alexander 0437 046 806
• On Site Car Parking • Staff Amenities WEB arbeerealestate.com.au WEB arbeerealestate.com.au

140 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh 5367 2333
Trade & Business
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50-years of little from page 1

aths Bacchus Marsh Little Athletics
Little Athletics returned to
Saturday morning competi-
tion last week.
Centre Captain, Solomon
Miesen (Boomerangs) set
his first record, breaking his
older brother’s 800 metres
time, running a new record
of 2:15.01 minutes.
The following athletes all
recorded 4 PBs for the meet -
Nate Sadhai, Samuel White,
Damon Colella and Hannah
Lee. It’s great to see those
athletes attending weekly
training sessions obtaining
PBs each week. A reminder
BMLAC athletes on the Bacchus Marsh parade float. Linda Thompson (nee Shaw) that training sessions are
Photos - submitted a BMLAC State medallist held every Thursday from
4pm until 5pm. This week’s
session will be Shot Put and
State Relay progressions
were released during the
week and Bacchus Marsh
will now have 4 teams rep-
resenting the Centre at the
State Championships on
December 15 – Boys Under
14 4x200m, Girls Under 11
4x200m, Mixed Under 10
4x100m and Mixed Under 11
Jason Hooper. Jacob Whitney. This Saturday the Centre
will be conducting a modi-
fied 1(b) program commenc-
ing at 4pm followed by the
50th anniversary celebra- Solomon Miesen breaks the Under 16 800m record.
tions at 6pm. Photo - submitted

Draft Reward For Devil Bewley

By Todd Whelan on his endurance to record a season high
16.2km against Geelong and equalled the
The Darley Football Club’s recent bout of yo-yo test record at the state combine.
good news continues to roll on after junior The former Devil looms a ready-made
product Brett Bewley was selected by the Round one prospect for the Dockers with his
Fremantle Dockers at pick 59 in Friday’s AFL mature body, elite ball skills and full tank.
Draft at Marvel Stadium. Bewley’s draft selection comes at little or no
The 23-year old managed 70 career games surprise to former Carlton champion and
and 32 goals for the Williamstown Seagulls current Darley Football Club Coach Heath
and was a member of the VFL Team of the Scotland.
The 2000 State Cross-Country team. Year in 2017 and 2018. “I haven’t seen anyone more dedicated than
But it was the booming left footer’s most Brett, he’s such a hard worker,” he said.
recent season that would see his game soar “I couldn’t be happier for him and his
to the next level and put the AFL suitors on family.
notice. Bewley averaged 26 disposals per “I’m rapt for our club (Darley), firstly Zak
game and took an extra 35 marks in 2018 and (Butters) on Thursday, then Brett on Friday...
wasn’t a stranger to hitting the scoreboard great news.”
either with 11 goals from 18 games. Zak Butters, 18, was drafted by Port
Already a ball winning machine and bona Adelaide at Pick 12 in last Thursday night’s
fide young star of the VFL, Bewley improved televised AFL draft (first round selections).

Devils Lock in ‘Willi’ Gun

By Todd Whelan The word on Pickess’ talent suggest an
ominous warning to opposition sides with
Street parade for the 2000 Olympic Torch Relay. The Darley Football Club continue to be his quality ball use, endurance and excellent
active in the off-season window with the closing speed notable features of his game.
signing of Williamstown jet Josh Pickess. Darley coach Heath Scotland thinks Pickess
The 23-year old has agreed to play with will cause a few headaches with his run and
the Devils in season 2019 if and when his carry.
services are not required at his VFL club.
“Josh is a dangerous player.” he said.
Darley will act in this instance as the feeder
“A highly skilled line breaker who’ll have
club for Williamstown, given they do not
have a stand-alone development team. an immediate impact for us when the
opportunity presents.”
Pickess debuted for Williamstown back
in 2014 after a stellar season with the The notion that “good things come in
Dandenong Sting Rays in the TAC Cup three’s” could not be more evident than with
and represented Vic Country in the Under the Darley Football Club at the moment,
18 Championships. The 183cm dashing ahead of its centurion year.
wingman/ half back has played 42 games The Pickess signing, the drafting of junior
since for the Seagulls including seven in product Zak Butters at last Thursday’s AFL
2018. If not for interruptions with injury, Draft (Pick 12) and the recent acquistion of ex
Pickess would have played a lot more footy Carlton midfielder Nick Graham will attest
at VFL level given the wraps on him. to that.
State representatives.
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thought to projects before you sign on.
LEO—July 23-August 22
The worrying you do now proves counterproductive.

Stars & Puzzles

Your energy level is high, look for a positive outlet. In
all financial dealings, a meticulous approach is essen-
VIRGO—August 23-September 22
This will be a good week for self improvement, for writ-
ing resumes and reports and for romantic patchups. In
finance, it’s time for tightening the moneybelt and plan-
ning a long term budget.
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
Your judgement may be somewhat clouded on Thursday
- Friday. Avoid taking risks or making hasty decisions.
The intellectual side of romance is highlighted. Your
communication network improves by Friday.
SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
Creative activities may have a profitmaking angle that’s
ARIES—March 21-April 20 worth exploring. Trying new methods work, so long as
you don’t ignore tried and true techniques. Romantic news
If planning a trip, be sure that all details on the homefront may be a bit optimistic.
are carefully organized. This week you will find your
intuition is sharp in romantic matters. With career or SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
education, logic is the key.
You make major strides in your career, provided you ap-
TAURUS—April 21-May 22 preciate the broader picture as well as the details. Your
Health and diet are highlighted. This is a good week for romantic life perks up as your partner becomes more
taking inventory. A deceptive streak may be at work to- appreciative and more spontaneous.
ward the weekend. Avoid impulsive decisions. The ro- CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
mance picture is bright.
In matters of the heart, spontaneity brings results by the
GEMINI—May 23-June 21 weekend. Youngsters could provide some clever ideas that
help you surmount a hurdle. Financial goals should be
This is a good week for pampering loved ones and drafted then put into action.
encouraging a friend to realize his/her potential. Career
news requires prompt clarification. Mechanical AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
difficulties require quick, professional attention.
Conflict may be avoided, but your sense of timing is
CANCER—June 22-July 22 critical. The weekend highlights bargain hunting and
NO. 9079 Your clever ideas are not always successful, but you have corresponding with a person a long distance away. A
a large number of winners this week. Give much more romantic roadblock is cleared by Thursday.
ACROSS DOWN thought to projects before you sign on. PISCES—February 20-March 20
7. Combat airman (7,5) 1. Headache (8)
8. Savage (6) 2. Talk (4) LEO—July 23-August 22 Romantic expectations are more realistic. This is a good
week for outlining goals. Watch that you are granted due
9. Movie theatre (6) 3. Rich (7) The worrying you do now proves counterproductive. credit for a work assignment. The financial picture may
10. Man’s name (7) 4. Room (5) Your energy level is high, look for a positive outlet. In improve by the end of the week.
12. Corn (5) 5. Lenfthen (8) all financial dealings, a meticulous approach is essen-
15. Banquet (5) 6. Particle (4) tial. BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
16. Try (7) 11. Out-of-date (8) VIRGO—August 23-September 22 You are highly adaptable and feel at home in nearly all
18. Fisherman (6) 13. Airship (8) settings. Curiosity is your middle name, a trait that keeps
20. Pass (6) 14. Height (7) This will be a good week for self improvement, for writ- you youthful. Decision making is generally not your
22. Disastrous (12) 17. Skirmish (5) ing resumes and reports and for romantic patchups. In strong point, but in the coming months you may find
finance, it’s time for tightening the moneybelt and plan- yourself making important commitments in the area of
19. Pleasant (4) ning a long term budget. romance and finance.
21. Imitate (4)
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
CRYPTIC PUZZLE Your judgement may be somewhat clouded on Thursday
ACROSS - Friday. Avoid taking risks or making hasty decisions.

7. Have too much too drink and end up in the casuality The intellectual side of romance is highlighted. Your
(3,9). 8. Gun law, by the sound of it (6). 9. Mean pa communication network improves by Friday.
removed the paint at last (6). 10. Sign that a number
have entered harbour (7). 12. By a bit of luck, decipher SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
the code? (5). 15. Bet you’ll lay a claim to (5). 16. Send
back a pound less, by mistake (7). 18. Endeavoured, NUMBER GAME
Creative activities may have a profitmaking angle that’s
worth exploring. Trying new methods work, so long as
on the way over, to rearrage (6). 20. Stupid but so you don’t ignore tried and true techniques. Romantic news
strangely to the point (6). 22. Will he answer all ques- may be aANSWER
bit optimistic.BELOW
tions about his prowess at golf? (4,8).
SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
DOWN You make major strides in your career, provided you ap-
1. Begin to attack (3,5). 2. Tell a yarn about the ride? (4). preciate the broader picture as well as the details. Your
3. Called in, I entered, wet (7). 4. Gave support, we’re romantic life perks up as your partner becomes more
told, as is proper (5). 5. Father’s brothers (8). 6. And appreciative and more spontaneous.
mistaken about the Eastern port (4). 11. What the ferry- CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
man’s relief will do? (4,4). 13. Says I have no standing, In matters of the heart, spontaneity brings results by the
to my disgust (8). 14. Wasn’t fast either and it didn’t win weekend. Youngsters could provide some clever ideas that
(4-3). 17. Measure the fish (5). 19. Upright, turned to help you surmount a hurdle. Financial goals should be
run (4). 21. Kind and gentle, yet rough on the exterior drafted then put into action.
AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
Conflict may be avoided, but your sense of timing is
I-on. 14, Also-ran. 17, Perch. 19, Tr-ot. 21, Ty-p-e. critical. The weekend highlights bargain hunting and
corresponding with a person a long distance away. A
(stayed). 5, Brethren. 6, Ad-E-n. 11, Take over. 13, Avers-
Down - 1, Set about. 2, Spin. 3, Ra-in-I-ng. 4, Staid romantic roadblock is cleared by Thursday.
Across - 6, Appointment. 7, Moon. 8, Sapphire. 9, Dy-
PISCES—February 20-March 20
18, St-rove. 20, Obtus-E. 22, Open champion.
namo. 10, Earthy. 12, Acidic. 15, Sickle. 17, Muscular.
end. 10, Por-ten-t. 12, Break. 15, Stake. 16, Bl-under.
19, Crab. 20, Bombardment.
Across - 7, Get plastered. 8, Cannon (canon). 9, (pa)Int- Romantic expectations are more realistic. This is a good
Down - 1, Spaniard. 2, Fiasco. 3, Steppe. 4, Mesh. 5,
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS week for outlining goals. Watch that you are granted due
Starch. 6, Agony. 11, Ricochet. 13, Chubby. 14, Collar. credit for a work assignment. The financial picture may
improve by the end of the week.
15, Stride. 16, Least. 18, Comb.
ure. 17, Brush. 19, Nice. 21, Copy.
Elongate. 6, Atom. 11, Obsolete. 13, Zeppelin. 14, Stat-
Down - 1, Migraine. 2, Chat. 3, Wealthy. 4, Space. 5,
You are highly adaptable and feel at home in nearly all
Across - 6, Third person. 7, Past. 8, Re-leased. 9,
Ticket. 22, Catastrophic.
thy. 12, Maize. 15, Feast. 16, Attempt. 18, Angler. 20, settings. Curiosity is your middle name, a trait that keeps
Strand. 10, Deci-dE (rev.). 12, A-bate-d. 15, Hang on.
Across - 7, Fighter pilot. 8, Brutal. 9, Cinema. 10, Timo- you youthful. Decision making is generally not your
17, Dough-nut. 19, A-V-id. 20, Sal volatile.
QUICK SOLUTIONS strong point, but in the coming months you may find
Down - 1, Distract. 2, Ad-o-re-d. 3, Reeled. 4, A-s-IA. 5, yourself making important commitments in the area of
Int-end. 6, T-RA-it. 11, Can-nab-I-s. 13, Browse. 14, Don-
SOLUTIONS - CROSSWORD NO. 9079 romance and finance.
Jon. 15, Hit man. 16, O-live. 18, Gall.
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Lions make it three Ballan Cricket Club

wins in a row
Ballan 1 St X1 Ballan 2nd X1: Bye
Ballan 6/123 def Coronet10/68 Ballan 3rd X1: Bye
Batting - C Golding 63 no, M Snaith 19, N Heafield 14, L
Snaith 14 no Under 15
By Todd Whelan Ballan 9/124 lost Wendouree 3/161
Bowling - B Loughnane 3.4-1-3/8, M Snaith 2-0-2/7, Z
Graham 3-0-2/7, S Dehnert 2-0-1/10 Batting - C Gates 37, M Popple 12 and D Pascoe 11, N Loft
The Darley Lions First XI made it a hat-trick of wins in the
Ballan was put into bat, and their top order struggled Bowling - J Horan 2-2-1/0, G Muir 4-0-1/18, J Childs 5-0-1/22
T-20 phase of the season with a thrilling four wicket win over
against some very good bowling which resulted in very slow Cody Gates and Ned Loft continued batting with a 43-run
the struggling Napoleons-Sebastopol last Saturday.
scoring. That all changed when Corey Golding came in and partnership which put Ballan in with a fighting chance.
The Lions looked to be cruising at 2/105 in reply, chasing made 63 not out off 21 balls, he was well supported by Lachie Unfortunately, Ballan bowlers could not support the
132 before a loss of concentration and a mini collapse saw the Snaith who finished 14 not out. Ballan bowled well and were batsmen and failed to take any wickets this week which left
result go right down to the wire. well supported by excellent fielding. Bowling honours were Wendouree with a comfortable win.
New English import batsman Rick Moore looked set to steer shared between Ben Loughnane (3 wickets), Zac Graham,
Under 12 White: Washed out
the Lions home to a comfortable win with his run-a-ball 59 Michael Snaith with 2 wickets each and Sam Dehnert.
Fielding was a standout with 2 runouts. Under 12 Blue: Washed out
before he was given out LBW with the scores tied and just
one ball remaining.
It was up to Ryan Ali to hit the winning runs, a square drive
for a single was enough to get the job done.
Exciting West Indian import Danza Hyatt continued with
his ‘fireworks’ type display with the bat. His quickfire 45 off
just 29 balls included four 4s and three 6s and helped set up
the win that sees the Lions sitting 8th on the table with three
wins from their eight games.
Darley won the toss and sent the home side in on a hard
wicket after their turf surface was considered unplayable
given the recent rain. Conditions were difficult for the
bowlers for the most part, a slippery ball/run-ups and a Corey Golding bringing Ballan to victory with 63 not out Jack McGregor getting one of his two stumpings.
damp outfield would be the order of the day. including 7 sixes and 2 fours. Photos – Chris Thom
Ryan Ali (3/17) was the pick of the bowlers while Moore’s
two overs for just four runs were important and kept the
score to a very gettable 132.
Lions coach Mick Alexander sounded relieved more than
anything in the post match.
“It was a bit closer than it should have been, but we got the
job done,” he said.
“We are now 3 (wins)/5 (losses) so we’re starting to get back
on track.
“It was a great way to finish the T-20 stage,” he said.
Alexander said they would be hoping to build on the
momentum in their two remaining two day games before
Darley (8th) will be on the road again this week for a meeting Ben Loughnane with 3/8. Zac Graham 2/7.
with Ballarat-Redan (9th). A fourth win on the trot for the

The Road to ID18

Lions looms large as they endeavour to stay in touch with
the final four.


Napoleons-Sebastopol 6/132, Overs 20. R. Ali 3/17, B.
Longhurst 2/19.
Darley 6/133, Overs 20. R. Moore 59, D. Hyatt 45. By Michael Howard and Fabrication filling places
three to seven.
Darley won by 4 wickets. THE wait is almost over Dining packages and mer-
Darley currently 8th (P8 W5 L3) with the TAB Inter Domin- chandise are available for
ion Pacing and Trotting Saturday night via www.
Championships to have its
BCA SECOND GRADE id18.com.au.
first staging at Tabcorp Park
Napoleon-Sebastopol 6/139, Overs 20. M. Ward 3 wickets. Melton this Saturday night. LAST Friday night’s rac-
Darley 6/141, Overs 19.3. D. Locke 56, M. Ward 21 ing at Tabcorp Park Melton
The first round of heats,
which precedes heat two at saw Inter Dominion-bound
Darley won by 4 wickets.
Ballarat on December 4 and Magical Marn return to the
Darley currently 1st (P7 W6 L1) winners’ list for Toolern Vale
heat three at Cranbourne on
December 8, has lured Aus- trainer Adam Kelly, with the
BCA THIRD GRADE tralasia’s leading pacers and five-year-old gelding salut-
Darley 6/246, Overs 40. C. McDonald 63, J. Fitzgerald 42, N. trotters to begin their pur- ing in the Melton South Pri-
Whan 26. suit of the most prestigious Tabcorp Park Friday 23 November. Race 8 Winner: Magical mary School Pace.
race series in Australasia. Mam (3). Trainer: Adam Kelly. Driver: Zac Phillips. Photo: Reinsman Zac Phillips said
Napoleons-Sebastopol 75 all out. Overs 30.3. J. Martindale Stuart McCormick HRV.
2/6, T. Cox 2/7, B. Ward 2/7 New Zealand, New South it was an important hit out
Wales, Queensland and campaign, having run an (ranked 16) will make it a for Magical Marn who had
Darley won by 171 runs. Western Australian connec- disappointed at his last
extraordinary second in the third Kiwi entrant.
Darley currently 12th (P7 W2 L5) tions will settle in Victoria rich New Zealand Trotting two starts but, with Friday
New South Wales entrant
in the coming days to find Cup before fading early in night’s performance, given
Let It Ride, for trainer Tim
BCA One-Day B-GRADE their feet for the four-night the following free-for-all. them confidence he was In-
Butt, caps out the top three
series, which concludes with ter Dominion ready.
Darley currently 5th (P6 W4 L2) Trainer Kevin Pizzuto at- before the Victorian charge
the Grand Finals night on
tributed Tiger Tara’s last is led by Shadow Sax (ranked “Full credit to Adam, all the
December 15 at Tabcorp Park
start failure to his “bad mis- four) and San Carlo (ranked credit for this win has to go
take” through a change of five). to him – he’s put a lot of time
The fields of 36 pacers and
diet, reporting the number Kiwi Speeding Spur main- into this horse and done a
BACCHUS MARSH 24 trotters were finalised on
one seed had “pulled up tained top billing for the great effort to get him back
Monday, preceding the first
barrier draws which were for fine” and would be ready for trotting championship, but to where he is now,” Phillips
NEW DOCTORS EXTENDED HOURS the first-time broadcast live a tilt at the $500,000 crown. punters have thrust their said.

nationally on Sky Racing. Mark Purdon and Natalie support behind brilliant “His last two or three runs
Interstate and international Rasmussen’s All Stars camp Long Forest trotter Tornado have been a bit below par. I
raiders topped the pacing brings the number two seed Valley, who’s ranked second. thought he probably could
bill with New South Wales in Cruz Bromac as well as Victorians dominate the have put them away a little
WALK INS & NEW PATIENTS WELCOME entrant Tiger Tara main- impressive four-year-old trotting standings with Ky- bit better but … he’s obvi-
taining his number one Spankem (ranked 15), while valley Blur, The Boss Man, ously getting better and he’s
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Ballan Basketball
Results – Week ending Sunday 25 November Tabcorp Park
U/10 Boys Friday 23 November
Ballan Brumbies White 5 lost Sovereign Knights 10
U/10 Boys
Ballan Brumbies Blue 23 def Drummo Dragons Green 11 
U/10 Girls
Ballan Brumbies 12 def Sovereign Knights 2
U/12 Boys
Ballan Brumbies White - bye
U/12 Boys
Ballan Brumbies Blue 25 def Drummo Dragons 18
U/12 Girls
Ballan Brumbies 20 lost Drummo Dragons 32
U/14 Boys
Ballan Brumbies White 9 lost Drummo Dragons Black 34 Ballan Bowling Club
U/14 Boys
After the week off for all Ballarat bowls last week it was back
Ballan Brumbies Blue 31 def Sovereign Knights 6
into action for all this week. Due to the rain during the week
U/14 Boys closing the Ballan bowling green, Division 3 had to travel
Ballan Brumbies Gold 28 def Sovereign Knights 16 away to Webbcona for their game. Ballan started well then
U/14 Girls continued on eventually winning by 48 shots. All rinks won
Ballan Brumbies White 2 lost Phoenix White 21 with the Four of Couch, Scott, McLeod and Coffey being the
U/14 Girls biggest winners by 24 shots.
Ballan Brumbies Blue 22 lost Celtic Tigers Green 32 Division 7 also had to travel away but this time to Ballarat
U/16 Boys North and after a slow start Ballan was able to make up some Tabcorp Park Friday 23 November. Race 5 Winner: Wardan
Express (7). Trainer: Matthew Craven. Driver: Jackie
Ballan Brumbies 22 def Drummo Dragons Green 19 lost ground, but unfortunately were unable to catch up, going Barker. Photo: Stuart McCormick HRV.
U/16 Girls down by 32-shots overall. The best rink was Bryson, Zilveris,
Ballan Brumbies 13 lost Saints Shock 26 Cornell and B. Robinson, winning by 17 shots
U/18 Boys The club men’s singles championship began last Saturday
Ballan Brumbies 44 def Prospectors 34 and after many, many close games the final will be between
Marcus Darley (first time) and Brad Coffey (going for club
record wins). Date to be advised.
Ballan Golf Club
Results - Week ending Saturday 24 November Avenue Bowling Club
Wednesday– Stableford Results - Round 7 Midweek
(Mens & Ladies) Division 1
Winner Chris Tudor (22) 37 points Avenue 4 lost City Oval 12
on c/b from Bob Arklay (10). Division 2
Magpie - 14th Barry Sims. Avenue 16 def Mt Xavier 0
NTP -n15th Kev Lockman. Division 5
Saturday Stableford Avenue 14 def Bungaree 2

10  Round House Teams. 

th Results - Round 7 Weekend
Winner Michael Di Fiore (13) 38 points, Division 2
R/up Athol Love (20) 35 points. Avenue 4 lost Waubra 14
NTPs - 12th Barry Sims, 15th Peter Di Fiore. Division 3
Magpies - 1st Michael Di Fiore, 14th A. Carton. Avenue 2 lost Ballarat 16
Balls (4), Cut-off 34 points: Michael Di Fiore, Peter Clifford, Division 5 Tabcorp Park Friday 23 November. Race 3 Winner: Ima
Kev Lockman, Athol Love. Avenue 2 lost Victoria 16 Bourbon Girl (9). Trainer: Anton Golino. Driver: Jason Lee.
Photo: Stuart McCormick HRV.

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