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(L-R) Len Murfitt and Russ Hendry with their awards for service to the Bacchus Marsh Lions Club. Photo: Helen Tatchell

Community tops the list
By Jessica Howard member of the Bacchus Marsh Lions Club to have been Lions Club what it is.
awarded the honour in the club’s 45-year history. He said memorable projects included the establishment
Bacchus Marsh Lions Len Murfitt and Russell Hendry
The fellowship, as presented, comprises a special label of 28 beds at Providence Village in Bacchus Marsh and
have been bestowed the highest award given by Lions
badge and wall display plaque. a rodeo held at Maddingley Park.
Club International.
Bacchus Marsh Lions Secretary, Ralph Fletcher said Recipients of the Melvin Jones Fellowship are
The Melvin Jones Fellowship award recognises
outstanding members of Lions or members of the Len and Russell were involved in 99.9 per cent of honoured for their exemplary service to their club and
projects conducted throughout the club’s 45-years. the community which it serves.

general public.
Len and Russell were presented the prestigious award “It is not about individual awards for them, it is about Russell said he was a reluctant recipient of the award.
by First Vice District Governor, Malcolm Qualtrough at doing something enjoyable and worthwhile for the “It is a club award,” he said.
The Plough in Myrniong on Monday August 21. community”. “We chartered with 27 members and have never gone
The two charter members are among just one other Len said the members were what made Bacchus Marsh under that. It is a privilege to be a Lion”.

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Log on
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By Jessica Howard

With winter behind us, the spring firewood collection
season has officially commenced.
Grampians Regional Manager of forest and fire operation,
Peter Kambouris said firewood collection is only permitted
on public land during designated times of the year, and from
designated firewood collection areas.
Alyx, Costa and Dylan. Photos – Jessica Howard Chelsea and Montana.
The Spring collection season will run from September 1

Wouldn’t you gnome,
until Thursday November 30.
“Some designated firewood collection areas may not open
at the beginning of the Spring 2017 Firewood Season for
various reasons, including supply or accessibility due to wet

it’s Science Week
conditions,” Mr Kambouris said.
“DELWP and Parks Victoria staff will be patrolling parks,
forests and reserves to ensure people are doing the right
thing.
By Jessica Howard the popular TV personality helped students showed off their experiments”. “It is illegal to sell firewood collected on public land without
students enjoy a number of rotating Mr Georgiadis said it was great to an appropriate permit or license or to take more than the
It’s not every day you see live gar- activities. be part of any school that celebrates allowed amount.”
den gnomes running around the “This year’s theme is all about future science. Under the Forest Act 1958, people who collect firewood
schoolyard. earth and sustainability, so the preps “This time I’ve come all the way from outside designated firewood collection areas and seasons
Preps at Bacchus Marsh Primary dressed up as garden gnomes and fol-
Hobart to visit all the little gnomes here can face fines of $634, or a maximum penalty of one-year
School recently dressed up as the lawn lowing a morning parade, they planted
ornament figurines as part of National in Bacchus Marsh,” he said. imprisonment.
vegetable seeds, made a bouquet garni
Science Week. of herbs and learnt about worm farms Costa was joined by members of Mr Kambouris said information and updates can
They were joined by Gardening Aus- and composting,” she said. Farming Moorabool and Agriculture be found online at www.ffm.vic.gov.au/firewood/
tralia host Costa Georgiadis on Tues- “Science week is across the whole of Victoria. firewoodcollection-in-your-region.
day (August 22). Australia and this is just one of many National Science Week is an annual Any information the community may have about the illegal
Bacchus Marsh Primary School sci- activities that will be held at the school. celebration of science that takes place removal of firewood for sale are encouraged to report to
ence specialist, Jane McWhiney said Yesterday we held a science fair, where in Australia in August each year. DELWP on 136 186 and quote Operation Block Splitter.

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Riely reigns Opening soon – promise
By Kate Taylor

It’s been embarrassing for council, but the section of the
Hallets Way extension that remains closed is set to open in
the ‘coming weeks.’
By Jessica Howard Townsville as part of AFL Gold-
fields was a really good experience The section of O’Leary Way, south of Werribee Vale Rd, has
Moorabool’s Riely Ranieri is the for us boys,” he said. remained closed even though the road itself had its official
joint winner of the Ballarat Foot- “The highlight of this season opening weeks ago.
ball Netball League’s Under-16.5 would probably have to be finish- A delay with the transfer of land from developer to Council
senior Robert Allan Medal. ing first on the ladder though, as it prevented the road being opened at the same time the rest of
The Ballan resident claimed the meant a lot to us boys. Halletts Way was opened.
prestigious award at the league’s “Last year, we were knocked out “It’s very embarrassing - but out of our control,” Mayor Dave
junior presentation night on Mon- in the final so it was really good Edwards told the Moorabool News.
day (August 28). to finish on top this time around. A statement released by council last week advised that it
Riely, who plays for North Bal- Hopefully we can carry it all the “should be open to traffic in the coming weeks.”
larat, polled 14 points alongside way through”. “Unfortunately, we couldn’t open the southern section as
East Point’s Nick Stevens. North Ballarat’s under 16.5s will Council was waiting for transfer of titles caught up in a sale
The Robert Allan Medal was in- this week play Ballarat in the of the property that is stuck at the State Revenue Office,”
troduced in 2004 and sees coaches semifinal. Infrastructure General Manager Phil Jeffrey said.
vote on their top three players “I am feeling confident. We lost “The delay in this process was out of our control and
from the opposing side. Players are by a goal last week but it was first unfortunately, this section couldn’t be opened without the
also awarded votes for inter-league versus second team clash so we get titles being transferred.
and state and Australian selection. another chance. I think as a team “As soon as we are in receipt of the title, all documents will
The 16-year-old midfielder said he we are pretty confident too, but we be lodged with Land Victoria to finalise the issue and the
was shocked to have taken out the can’t take that too lightly”. road will be open to the public, which is expected in the
top award. Riely said he hopes to carry on coming weeks.”
“I didn’t expect it, but I was pretty with his football and later make it In the meantime, there’s a safety warning for drivers – The
honored to win such an important to a higher level. Moorabool News understands that the TAC would not cover
medal from the league,” he said. “I will hopefully play in more any accidents that occur on the unopened road.
Riely’s 2017 season saw his selec- squads which will help me poten- “We ask the community to obey the closure in place and
tion in interleague, the Greater tially get picked and drafted. not drive on this section of road until this has occurred. We
Western Victoria TAC Cup and “I’m a Geelong supporter so if apologise to the community for any inconvenience this has
AFL Goldfields. I could choose I’d definitely go Riely Ranieri is joint winner of the Under-16.5 caused and will provide updates via our website and social
“Going up to play Cairns and there”. Senior Robert Allan Medal. Photo: Helen Tatchell media channels when the road is opened.”

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RSL the new Abbey road Taskforce
focus on
By Jessica Howard

The Ballan RSL will soon be
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businesses
recording studio - but only
for a limited time.
Montville Lane Sessions is a
pop up studio coming to Bal-
lan on September 16 and 17.
By Kate Taylor
The recording studio will
provide musicians with a There is movement in the shire, for the word is getting
professional engineer, 24 around, that an economic development taskforce is soon to
track pro tools and drum kit, be crowned.
amps and piano backline. Council’s economic development team is meeting with
Project coordinator, David businesses throughout Moorabool and reviewing examples
Blake said the project was of economic development taskforces regionally and
a collaboration with Bal- internationally to determine what best practice models look
lan’s four-piece band, Little like.
Wigtown. “We look forward to working with business owners,
“I did a bit of production investors and stakeholders and producing great outcomes
for business in Moorabool,” Mayor David Edwards told the
for the band during Ballan’s
Moorabool News.
Black Nite Black Lite festi-
“The taskforce members will also be ideally placed to
val and we had such good
advocate for Moorabool projects through the networks and
reception from that, we
contacts available to them.”
thought why not do a pop-
Council has already put out for Expressions of Interest from
up and see who comes out of
Ballan band Little Wigtown will be one musical contingent recording some of their tunes. businesses across the shire, and while meetings have been
the woodwork.
Photo – submitted held the taskforce is still very much in its infancy.
“Ballan has such a vibrant
“It’s about understanding Moorabool and ways that we,
music community and we Those wishing to mix or “All backline is being pro- street. For more information,
council, can reduce red tape for businesses and improve our
see this initiative as a way master their finished tracks vided along with a 24-track or to register, email montvil-
will be charged $250 per governance processes.”
local musicians can get digital fully equipped mo- lelane.sessions@yahoo.com.
experience recording and band, but only if they are The aim of the taskforce would be to drive businesses in,
bile recording studio. All the and into, Moorabool.
have tracks to use in promo happy with the recording.
musician does is bring their **Editor’s note – the correct
packages or released as fully “If musicians are not happy “We want to know how Moorabool can improve, and what
fledged singles and albums”. instruments and inspiration spelling is Monteville Lane we can do that might promote businesses moving into
with the recoding and no
Recording sessions will be mixing has been done, there - we do the rest”. in Ballan but for the purpose Moorabool and creating more jobs locally.
available both day and night will be no charge,” Mr Blake Montville Lane Sessions is of this story the organisers “The outcome that we want to achieve is driving more
and will be free of charge. said. named after a local Ballan have spelt it Montville.** businesses into Moorabool,” Cr Edwards said.

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It’s that time of year
By Jessica Howard

With spring comes sunshine, an abundance of flowers, hay
fever and swooping magpies.
And it isn’t the AFL football team that is annoying people.
The black and white magpie birds have started targeting
cyclists and pedestrians as part of their normal breeding
behaviour.
Suriya Vij, the Senior Wildlife Officer for the Department
of Environment Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), said it
was important for people to be aware. Shadow Minister Peter Walsh in Ballan with Cr Paul Tatchell
“The first incidents of Australian Magpies swooping at loca- discussing the road funding concern. Photo Helen Tatchell

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tions across Victoria have been reported over the past few
weeks,” she said.
“Being swooped by a territorial bird is no fun, but this is just
normal bird behaviour and, if possible, the best response is to By Kate Taylor
keep away from the area.”
Known swooping spots identified in Moorabool by Google There is not enough money for local councils to maintain
Maps include Bacchus Marsh-Balliang Road, Rowsley; the regional roads.
corner of Taverner Street and Grant Street, Bacchus Marsh; Shadow Minister for Regional Development Peter Walsh
Parwan-Exford Road, Parwan; and the Grey Street rounda- said that a Parliamentary Inquiry into the Sustainability
and Operational Challenges of Victoria’s Rural and Regional
bout, Darley.
Councils, heard that country councils are struggling to meet
“If you do end up in an area where there is a swooping bird, the high costs of maintaining their roads network.
try to protect your head and eyes and move quickly through
“The inquiry was told rural and regional councils managed
the area,” Ms Vij said.
an average of 2200km of roads – more than four times that of
“Some of the places where people are most likely to be city-based councils,” Mr Walsh said.
swooped are public spaces such as parks, particularly where “Our rural road networks are crumbling and urgently need
there are tall eucalypts”. an immediate funding injection to improve safety.”
Ms Vij said it is important for people to remember not to Moorabool Shire Council maintains a road network of more
harm native birds as they are protected under the Wildlife than 1,440km of sealed and unsealed roads, with Moorabool’s
Act 1975. road assets (including roads and paths), having collectively a
Residents are encouraged to notify others in their local area current replacement value of more than $321M.
about swooping birds. For more information, visit Victoria’s Magpies are starting to swoop passers-by as the breeding The Parliamentary Inquiry’s report is due by the end of
Magpie Map at www.wildlife.vic.gov.au/managing-wildlife. season begins. Photo – DELWP September.

Moorabool Shire Council
NOTICE OF ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL BULLAROOK RECREATION RESERVE PUBLIC MEETING
The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held tomorrow, Wednesday 6 September, Notice is given of a public meeting to be held at 145 Millers Road, Bullarook on Thursday 7
2017 in the James Young Room, Lerderderg Library, 215 Main St, Bacchus Marsh, commencing September 2017 commencing at 7:30pm.
at 5.00pm. The purpose of the meeting is to nominate no less than three nor more than nine persons as
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. the Committee of Management for the Bullarook Recreation Reserve for a term of three years.
The current committee’s term will expire on 20 September 2017. All positions will be declared
SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL open and nominations will be accepted prior to or on the night. Nominations from women are
Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the Moorabool Shire Council will be held in the encouraged.
Council Chambers, Ballan on Wednesday 13 September, 2017 commencing at 5.00pm. Further information, nomination forms and nominee declaration forms may be obtained by
The business to be conducted at the meeting is as follows: contacting the local Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning office or at the
1. Review of the Urban Growth Framework. meeting. For further enquiries please contact the secretary Norma Carlson on 5334 5414 or
2. Any other business admitted by the unanimous resolution of Council. 0418 519 025.
The Special Meeting of Council will be open to the public and members of the
public are most welcome to attend.
COMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAM WINTER 2017
The Winter 2017 Community Grants Program will open on Friday 1 September 2017 and close
NAVIGATORS COMMUNITY CENTRE AGM
Thursday 28 September 2017. Applicants will be able to apply for a community grant through
Notice is given of an Annual General Meeting to be held at the Navigators Community Centre,
Council’s website.
on Tuesday 12 September 2017 commencing at 7:30pm.
Council is inviting project applications from community groups and organisations under the
The purpose of the meeting is to nominate no less than three or more than nine adult persons
as the Committee of Management for the Navigators Community Centre for a term of 3 years. following grant categories:
The current committee’s term will expire on Monday 4 September 2017. All positions will be • Community Strengthening Grants:
declared open and nominations will be accepted prior to or at the meeting. – Community programs, activities or initiatives (grants of up to $5000)
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. – Capital improvements (grants of up to $5000)
– Small projects (grants of up to $1,500)
BACCHUS MARSH RACECOURSE AND RECREATION RESERVE AGM • Community Arts Grants:
Notice is given of an Annual General Meeting to be held in the James Young Room, Lerderderg – Community arts activities or initiatives that link artists with local communities through
Library, 215 Main St, Bacchus Marsh, on Tuesday 12 September 2017, commencing at small projects, publications, exhibitions, performances or other similar activities (grants of
7:30pm. up to $3,000)
For further enquires please contact the Chairman Allan Comrie on 0409 211 290 or Council • Community Events Grants:
on 5366 7100. – Community events that showcase local talent, provide public entertainment, foster
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. community participation, connectedness and diversity (grants of up to $3,000)
EMPLOYMENT Program Guidelines are be available at Council’s website https://www.moorabool.vic.gov.au/
Council invites applications for the existing vacancies: residents/community/community-funding
Manager Operations – Permanent Full-Time position The online application will be available on Council’s website from 1 September 2017.
- applications close on Friday 8 September 2017. For further information please contact Council’s Community and Recreation Development
Executive Assistant, GM Infrastructure – Permanent Part-Time Position Department on 5366 7100.
- applications close on Friday 8 September 2017. Community groups are encouraged to read the Community Grants program guidelines and application
GIS Officer – Permanent Full Time Position - applications close on Friday 8 September 2017. form carefully before making a submission. Prior to lodging an application, all applicant groups must
All details available from the website: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au contact Council to discuss their project with a Community Development Officer.

Moorabool Shire Council: PO Box 18, Ballan VIC 3342 Telephone: 03 5366 7100 Facsimile: 03 5368 1757 CEO: Rob Croxford
Email: info@moorabool.vic.gov.au Web: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au Facebook: Moorabool Shire Council Twitter: @mooraboolshire
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Start a new chapter, read
By Jessica Howard to take part in events within cross-industry committee
their local communities. chair Louise Sherwin-Stark,
Moorabool Shire Library The Ballan event will be said the industry was about
Services is encouraging held at 143 Inglis Street be- to make some noise about
community members to tween 6pm and 7:30pm on the benefits of reading.
discover or re-discover their Thursday (September 14). “We’ve received fantas-
love of reading. tic support from authors,
During this time the library
The Australian Reading libraries, booksellers and
will open its doors for fami-
Hour is an exciting cam- politicians, and we’d love
lies and individuals to come
paign that invites Austral- everyone in the industry to
and enjoy some quiet read- take part, read for an hour
ians of all ages to pick up a
book at any time on Septem- ing time along with a special on Thursday September 14”.
ber 14 and read for just one story delivered by a librarian
To register, visit www.
hour. and guest presenter. moorabool.vic.gov.au.au/
Ballan Library is among 330 Children are invited to wear libraries.
libraries and bookshops that their pyjamas and share in Bookings are essential. For
have registered to partici- a light supper that will be more information, contact
pate in the campaign, with provided. Library Services on 5366
over 100 Australian authors Australian Reading Hour 7100.

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

Bacchus Marsh & District Garden Club Darley Market
ADULT EDUCATION Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at The Laurels, Saturday 16 September, 1pm. 1st & 3rd Saturday each month
Ballan & District Community House 229 Main St Bacchus Marsh. Guest Speakers. Supper after at Darley Park Football Reserve. Enquiries – 0488 345 145
Rear Mechanics Hall, Ballan. Term 3 program – OUT NOW. each meeting. All Welcome. Enquiries - Wendy 5367 4170. (Alan).
All enquiries, bookings, classes & venue hire - call 5368 1934. Ballan Anglers Inc Ballan Farmers Market
Darley Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre Meeting second Wednesday every month. Hudsons Hotel, Next Market – Saturday 9 September, 9am-1pm.
33-35 Jonathan Drive Darley. Short courses and classes. BM & 7.30pm. More anglers and families needed and welcome – 2nd Saturday each month, Mill Cottage car park.
District Photography Club - Meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesday 0400 003 936. Enq – 0498 361 291 or 0490 114 130.
of month, 7.30pm. Enquiries welcome. Phone 5367 4390. Rose-Carers of Maddingley Park
Melton South Community Centre
Term 3 Program - out now. Bookings and enquiries call 9747
Working Bees every 3rd Wednesday & Sunday of each CHURCH
month. All welcome. Enquiries - 0418 171 119.
8576. Bacchus Marsh Family Drug Support Group Anglican Parish of West Moorabool
The Laurels – Bacchus Marsh Community College For Family Members who have a loved one affected by drugs. Ballan, Bungaree, Morrisons and Gordon
229 Main Road, Bacchus Marsh. Courses and classes. Enquiries - 1300 660 068. Service Times – Sunday 10 September – St John’s Bungaree,
Enquiries & enrolments - 5367 1061. Alanon Support Group - for families of alcoholics 9am; St John’s Ballan, 11am; St Mark’s in the Pub Gordon,
Meets at 10.30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month 5pm. Enquiries - Glen Wesley on 5368 2730 for more details.
MEETINGS at the Uniting Church Hall, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh. Ballan Uniting Church (St. Paul’s)
Enq - 0421 222 717. Services – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays 11.15am. 4th Sunday 9.30am
St Andrews Playgroup Bacchus Marsh Reflective Worship.
(Behind St Andrews Church) Cnr Gisborne Rd & Lerderderg Lal Lal Moorabool Photographic Group Inc
Meeting 3rd Wednesday each month, 7pm. Soldiers Memorial B3 Community
St Bacchus Marsh. Monday-Friday 9am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm. Focused, family friendly church with a difference. Services
Enquiries – Cindy 0433 651 066. Hall, Lal Lal. Enquiries 5341 7535.
Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh) every 2nd & 4th Sundays at Avenue Bowling Club, Main St,
Moorabool Mission Recovery Group Bacchus Marsh.
Struggling with addiction; Pain from the past; family member Meetings held 2nd Sunday of month, 2pm. Poultry Pavilion.
Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Rd, Bacchus Marsh Christian Church
out of control? Meeting weekly - Wednesday, 12.30pm – Jean Sunday Services 10am with kids program. 222 Main St,
Oomes Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh. Enq- Bacchus Marsh. All welcome – Kerry 9741 9705.
Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries 9028 2622. www.bacchusmarshcc.
Pastor Merv Patton – 0412 290 036.
Ballan Playgroup MARKETS org
Bacchus Marsh Uniting Church Parish
Every Tuesday of school Term. St Johns Anglican Church Ballan Lions Club Market
Services - St Andrew’s 9.30am every Sunday. Pentland Hills
Hall  - 9:30-11:30am. Enquiries - 0409 681 138 Anna or 0421 Next market Saturday 7 October. First Saturday each month -
2pm 1st Sunday of month. Family ‘messy’ Church, 4.30pm
905 558 Tamsin. Inglis St, Ballan – 9am-1pm. Enquiries – 0402 390 080 (Wayne).
(4th Sunday of month). Enquiries - 5367 2543 (office).
Holy Trinity Anglican Church - Bacchus Marsh
Service Times - Bacchus Marsh - Sunday 8.30am & 10am;
Gordon Football & Netball Club Balliang - 2nd Sunday 10.30am, 4th Sunday 9am. Myrniong –
1st & 3rd Sunday 11am. Enquiries – 5367 5362.
Senior Best & Fairest Presentation Day Church of the Living God
Christian youth ministry and bible teaching. 2nd Sunday
and Car Raffle Draw of every month, 5pm. Open to all ages. At 14 Darcy St
Maddingley. Enq – 0408 260 727.
Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church
Sunday September 10th 2017 Sundays, 10:30am, Worship Service and Children’s Program.
Phone 5367 6550 for more details.
Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit
*Last social function for the year *Drinks available at bar prices Mass every Saturday 6.30pm.
*Happy hour from 12pm-1pm *Admission includes sit down meal Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship
Non denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Men’s
Adult (16+ years) $40, Children (6-15 years) $10, KYB Monday evenings 6pm. Ladies KYB Wednesday 1pm.
Further details – 0429 681 566.
Children (5 and under) Free, Family (2 adults and children) $90. Bacchus Marsh Life Church
Meeting 10am every Sunday at the BM College Drama Room,
RSVP your attendance via email to info@gordonfnc.com in Grant Street. Enquiries Pastor Merv - 0412 290 036.
St Bernard’s Bacchus Marsh Catholic Church
Mass Times – Saturday- 5pm; Sunday – 8.30am & 10am.
Last chance to WIN A CAR in our Major Club Fundraiser
Tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100
• 1st place: A Hyundai Accent, supplied by Peter
Stevens Hyundai (valued at $19,825, drive away).
• 2nd place: Accommodation package at The Old
Shearing Shed, Apollo Bay (valued at $1000).
• 3rd place: $500 fuel voucher
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AFL Goldfields Female Football CHFL Best & Fairest 2017
Best & Fairest 2017
Best & Fairest
BALLARAT FNL JUNIOR GIRLS
Winner - Madeleine Seebeck - Lake Wendouree (16)
2nd - Isabella Davies - North Ballarat (14)
Seniors
Millie Eastman - Ballarat (14) Winner
David Benson (Bungaree)
RIDDELL DFNL JUNIOR
28 votes
Winner - Tamara Henry - Bacchus Marsh (21)
2nd - Maddie Scott – Darley (16) Runner-Up
BALLARAT FNL YOUTH GIRLS Joel Cowan (Dayeslford)
Winner - Sophie Molan - Lake Wendouree (26) 20 votes
2nd - Melinda Ciavarella - North Ballarat City (17) Andrew McKay (Hepburn)
Ella Wood - Ararat (17) 20 votes
RIDDELL DFNL YOUTH GIRLS
Winner - Molly Warburton - Gisborne Blue (27)
2nd- Jamie-Lee Speakman - Bacchus Marsh (20)
Tamara Henry.
Reserves
Winner
Open Women’s Division 2
Scott Winduss (Daylesford)
Winner - Natalie Dowdy – Gisborne (15)
28 votes
2nd - Erin-Rose Kvalheim—Carisbrook (12)
Runner Up
Open Women’s Division 2
Winner - Demi – Lee Hallett - Sunbury Kangaroos (22) Adrian Beer (Beaufort)
2017 CHFL Best & Fairest, David Benson. Photo CHFL
2nd - Amy McDonald - Redan (18) 17 votes
GORDON Daniel Maher 4
Goal Kickers Club by Club votes Chris McGuigan 13 Harry Cousens 4
BALLARAT FNL JUNIOR GIRLS Tye Murphy 12 Mathew MacDonald 4
Winner - Claire Gleeson - North Ballarat City (11)
Seniors Mick Nolan 10
Maddie Scott. BALLAN DUNNSTOWN
R/Up - Penny Jones – Lakers (9) SPRINGBANK
Jason McNamara 16 Brett Duffy 9
RIDDELL DFNL JUNIOR William Driscoll 16 Joel Williams 8
Winner - Maddie Scott - Darley Devils (31) Darren Tanti 10 Michael Searl 11 Nicholas Hobbs 4
2nd - Ella Tyson - Melton Centrals (20) Sam Hitchings 6 Simon Quinlan 11
Jordan Crone 4
BALLARAT FNL YOUTH GIRLS Thomas Eltringham 9
BUNGAREE
Winner - Caitlyn Brown - Gisborne Blue (28) GORDON
David Benson 28
2nd - Abbi Bolt - Gisborne Blue (27)
Matthew Sheridan 8
Reserves Luke Toohey 8
BALLAN John Manchee 7
Open Women’s Division 2 Chase Morgan 5
Bernard Whelan 9 Aaron Grundy 4
Winner - Madalyn Clarke - Bacchus Marsh Cobras (29)
2nd - Kaitlyn Kile - Carisbrook (17) DUNNSTOWN Tyler Trickey 8 Gary Busuttil 4
Sam Jenkins 14 Rodney Watts 4 SPRINGBANK
Open Women’s Division 1
Winner - Georgia Watson - North Geelong Magpies - 32 Harry McKimmie 8 BUNGAREE Simon Quinlan 7
2nd - Lucy Degroot - North Geelong Magpies (22). Madalyn Clarke. Photo Tim Saultry Aaron Brennan 6 Christopher Robertson 12 Timothy Knowles 4

By Jessica Howard
Maiden winner so everyone had the opportunity to lead the
team. At the end of the season, we finished
Tamara Henry had never played football top of the ladder and a vice captain and
when she took to the field at the start of the captain were appointed.
2017 season. “Tamara is a quiet girl but she fits the role
The 12-year-old was introduced to the sport of captain well. She leads by example on the
through Little Athletics and has topped off field and isn’t a selfish player. She brings her
a stellar season with the AFL Goldfields teammates into the game and looks for any
Riddell Junior Girls under-13 best and fairest. opportunity to ensure she can pass the ball
Tamara said she was “very excited”. to someone”.
“I wasn’t expecting it because there are some Mother, Jodie referred to Tamara as a
really good girls who play in my league”. humble sportsman.
Bacchus Marsh Under-13 girls football “She has been doing Little Athletics with
coach, Brett Faulkhead said it was no Bacchus Marsh for the past six years and she
surprise Tamara took out the award. takes out her age group championship every
“Tamara came to us as a runner and a Inline year.
hockey player. Slowly as the year has gone “In the first week of school holidays, she
on, her skills have developed and she has
will be representing the Tasmanian under-13
worked hard alongside the other 23 players,”
girl’s hockey squad in Moe, which is a week-
he said.
long nationals title, where she could be
“Tamara has an outstanding running selected in a state squad.
ability, she is quick to cover space and very
sharing of the ball. For her to develop from “Tamara also plays on a hockey team where
an athlete into a footballer and win the everyone is well and truly in their 20s or 30s,
league’s best and fairest is outstanding. It is they don’t adjust her game at all”.
a great achievement, especially considering Tamara said she looked forward to the
she was up against girls who had played upcoming grand final and acknowledged her
football before”. coach Brett and “how well he has coached all
The 2017 season saw the Bacchus Marsh the girls”.
Cobra’s field the under-13 girls side for the Mr Faulkhead said for the first year of
first time. They will compete in the league under-13 football, Tamara and the whole
grand final on September 10. team had done very well.
Mr Faulkhead said Tamara had been “To see a team progress into a grand final is
appointed the captaincy role and would lead amazing, I am very proud as a coach and am
the team into the final. proud of every girl in the team in terms of
“I rotated captaincy throughout the year how far they’ve come”. Riddell DFNL Junior Best and Fairest Winner Tamara Henry Bacchus Marsh (21 votes).
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Letters to the Editor
Email: news@themooraboolnews.com.au
Dead stock massacred
By Jessica Howard Mr Peirce said the alpacas
WRITING LETTERS TO THE EDITOR were valued at around $700-
Each letter must be accompanied with the writer’s full name, address A dog attack in Coimadai $800 each.
and phone number (name and suburb for publication only) and be has left seven alpacas dead. Following the incident, a
limited to 300 words. Letters to be received via fax, post or email Resident Mark Peirce said Bull Arab type dog was al-
(preferred option). The Editor has the right to limit the amount of the four adults and three legedly sighted on the prop-
words in each letter received six-month-old juniors were erty, however it is unknown
and published letters are at the mauled to death on his prop- if it was linked to the attack.
discretion of the Editor. erty last month. Moorabool Shire Council
You may also Post messages on The alpacas were part of a community safety officer,
the Moorabool News Facebook Shannon Luke said council
breeding program and had
page.
only been purchased four- officers attended the prop-
years ago. erty and sent letters to 22
Dear Editor, Mr Peirce said he went to properties within the vicin-
check on the animals on the ity, in an effort to locate the
I was horrified to read Debbie Meech’s Letter to the Editor offending dog and to remind
morning of August 2 and
(MN 15 Aug), and thanks to the Editor for providing further found them scattered across property owners of their
clarification. two paddocks. responsibilities.
So, what is the message here? Men, if you at a pub drinking “It looked as if the dog had “Dog owners have a legal Two of the alpaca’s killed in the attack and owner Mark
chased them around the responsibility to ensure that
(duh, why most people go there) and you feel like assaulting Peirce reported the incident to local police and council.
paddocks, one of the fences their dogs are not permitted Photos – submitted / Jessica Howard
someone (who might be annoying to you) make sure that: to wander, create a nuisance
was smashed in, which I
1. the other person has been drinking (duh, easy in a pub), or attack,” he said.
assume was a result of the
2. and is a woman. alpacas running away in a “Dog owners can face sig-
panic. nificant infringements and
Based on a mere “probability” of number 1, even if you court action if their dogs
admit to the assault, Magistrate Ronald Saines will dismiss “Their faces were com- are found to be unregis-
pletely mauled. It was really tered, not securely confined
the charges. Bingo! It also helps if the injury is fortunately
distressing”. or involved in an attack.
not too serious, though that is a big risk with head-butting so
Mr Peirce said the animals Wandering dogs or dog at-
attack very carefully. were like pets, with each al- tacks should be reported to
If you stick to number 2. the physical risk to you is minimised paca given their own name. Council.”
because a woman is unlikely to deck you, as many men “It really is like losing part If you have any informa-
would if you head-butted them. Cowardly, but bingo again! of the family and it throws tion on the alpaca attack, or
What a licence for violent men ........ our breeding program right would like to report a wan-
out the window. We don’t dering dog, contact Moora-
Debra Gillick know if we should just give bool Shire Council on 5366
Gordon up”. 7100.

Environmental Opinion
TOM

with Tom Kingston

We make the mess;
but you clean it up
You might not be aware Government to account. If is taken away. Democracy is ever. If these plans go ahead, first: never before have “The situation we find our-
but the federal govern- this reform goes through, being challenged across the we will be the first country shareholders taken a bank to selves in requires an emer-
ment, backed by the Aus- many environmental groups world. And this is yet anoth- in the world to go back- court for not addressing the gency response. For example
tralian Minerals Council, work doing research, com- er way that the Government wards on marine sanctuar- threat of climate change. But it will require a total decar-
or the Australian Minerals municating to the public is trying to stifle science and ies. These plans will carve it makes so much sense: if bonisation of energy sup-
Council backed by the fed- and holding politicians from environmental organisa- up sanctuary protection for you are investing your mon- ply (100% renewables, with
eral government is attack- all sides to account for mis- tions across the board. some of our most vulnerable ey in something, you de-
supporting technologies and
ing environmental groups. information could be cut in At the same time the gov- marine ecosystems at Lord serve to know all of the risks
move from gas to electricity).
The proposed attacks on all half. ernment is attempting these Howe, Geographe Bay, Perth involved. This case will send
Canyon, the Great Austral- a ripple around the world A transition to very low or
environmentalists include While all environmental changes to the law around
ian Bight, the Gulf of Car- to all businesses investing no emissions transport e.g.
mandating all environmen- groups consider on the charities it has also just re-
pentaria, the Kimberley, and in fossil fuels and put them hybrid or full electric vehi-
tal charities to spend 25-50% ground environmental re- leased draft plans to reduce
our Coral Sea – the cradle to on notice: unless they re- cles (likely autonomous and
of their funds on direct en- mediation to be incredibly our national network of ma-
rine sanctuaries - blatantly the Great Barrier Reef. duce their exposure to fossil car sharing) all powered by
vironmental remediation, important, action on climate
ignoring their own scien- Meanwhile at the Com- fuels, they are exposing not 100% renewables. Smaller,
such as tree planting and change underpins all of
tists. Devastating cutbacks monwealth Bank, two coura- just beautiful places like the more efficient and environ-
weed control. IE the mining this work. Environmental
are proposed in our oceans geous people are currently Great Barrier Reef, but also mental friendly housing and
industry dirties the planet groups need to continue to their shareholders to signifi-
around Australia, paving taking said bank to court. office space will also be a
then the money raised by the be able to act on climate to cant risk.
the way for destructive com- This year the Australian necessity.”
environment groups, though protect the Great Barrier
mercial fishing and oil and financial regulator warned And on another positive And you can be sure
donations, will be legislated Reef from increased coral gas giants. In the last year that climate change poses note the Darebin City Coun-
to be spent on cleaning this bleaching. They must pro- other councils will follow.
our oceans have been devas- a risk to the entire financial cil (northern suburbs of Mel-
mining mess up. tect our coastal communities What about the Moorabool
tated by coral bleaching, un- system. Kim and Guy Abra- bourne) has unanimously
The Government trying to from the threat of increased declared that we are in a Council?
precedented mangrove die- hams – shareholders of the
direct environmental groups storm cells, and they must back and disappearing kelp Commonwealth Bank for state of climate emergency What is your opinion?
spending is the antithesis protect our Aussie farmers forests. Our ocean ecosys- over 20 years – are taking and committed to take
of democracy and funda- from the threat of prolonged tems and vulnerable marine legal action over the bank’s strong action to address this. For the next Moorabool
mentally compromises the drought conditions. And animals are under enormous failure to disclose how cli- Gavin Mountjoy, Darebin Environment Group (MEG)
capacity of environmental they simply can’t do this if stress - they need marine mate change could impact its Council’s Energy and Adap- meeting log on to - www.
organisations to hold the a quarter of their funding sanctuaries now more than investments. This is a world- tation Coordinator, explains; mooraboolmeg.org.au
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Affordable Real Estate Opportunity Investors
rentals reap
returns
performer for investors with
gross rental returns of 7.6 per
cent for similar sized homes.
Towns in the Gippsland re-
gion also produced some of
the highest returns for two-
bedroom homes including
Moe (7 per cent), Bairnsdale
(6.6 per cent), Sale (6.3 per
cent) and Traralgon (6.1 per
cent).
Other regional areas de-
Joseph Walton
84 Neill Street, Beaufort livering high dividends for
President, Reiv investors of small homes
Price: $180,000 – $198,000 include Echuca, Mildura and
Lifestyle: Previously leased at $240 per week, yet completely While increasingly attrac- Wendouree, at 6.7, 6.6 and 6.2
comfortable as a family residence, this ‘entry level’ three tive to homebuyers, regional per cent respectively.
bedroom home with a well-established garden is ready for Victoria is also delivering
your inspection in the historic town Beaufort. Meanwhile, three-bedroom
Features: Sitting on a fabulous 929m2 allotment in the centre the state’s highest rental re-
homes also delivered solid
of town with town water, sewerage, electric hot water and turns for investors.
returns for investors across
LPG gas cooking connected. This block offers a colour New REIV data shows two- the state at 4.7 per cent in the
bond and secure fence with garage access via Graves street. bedroom properties were
There is plenty of room in the back yard for a caravan or year to June. Red Cliffs in the
among the best performing north west had one of the
kids cubby house with a frontage of 17.80 m and 22.81m to
the rear. The property is Zoned General Residential with no in the year to June, produc- state’s highest yields for this
heritage overlay, land rates are approx. $1,200. ing a gross rental yield of 5.2 property type at 7.9 per cent.
Location: This is your opportunity to stake your own claim per cent for units and 5.1 per Three-bedroom homes also
in this historic township, with great education, VLine cent for houses. produced high rental re-
services to Melbourne, surrounded by wineries, recreational By comparison, the same
delights and an easy 25 minute commute to Ballarat via the turns in Tatura and nearby
sized homes in metropolitan Mooroopna with yields
Western Freeway.
Melbourne delivered re- of seven and 6.7 per cent
turns of 4.1 and 2.6 per cent respectively.
respectively. It was also good news for
The yield is the potential investors of similar sized
rent in relation to the pur- homes in Myrtleford (7.5 per
chase price, with the ideal cent yield), Stawell (6.7 per
combination being a low cent), Newborough (6.4 per
purchase price and a high cent), Colac (6.1 per cent) and
weekly rental. Horsham (6.1 per cent).
Morwell in the states south Given that changes in prop-
east delivered the high- erty prices and median rents
est yield for two-bedroom impact on returns, a high
homes, at 8.1 per cent. With a yield is no guarantee a prop-
median price of just $118,500, erty in that area will con-
two-bedroom houses in the tinue to do well. However,
town have recorded solid yield data provides useful
rental growth in the past comparisons when deciding
year, up 5.6 per cent to a where to invest.
51 Lydiard Street South Agent: Chris Leonard
weekly median rent of $190. For more information on
BALLARAT 0409 0409 23 Wangaratta, in north east gross rental yields by town
Formerly Jens Gaunt Phone 5331 1111 www.prdballarat.com.au Victoria, was another top or region, visit reiv.com.au.
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Rayner We put you first
23 STANDFIELD STREET, BACCHUS MARSH 5 MUNRO COURT, BACCHUS MARSH
AUCTION AUCTION

CHARMING COTTAGE TOWN CENTRAL 3 1 1 MORTGAGEE IN POSSESSION 3 2 2
• Sitting in one of the town’s most sought after locations is this charming home. • 3 bedroom, master with ensuite and walk in robe
• Three spacious bdrms, central lounge, kitchen meals & quaint sunroom. Auction: Saturday 7th October • Separate study off entry Auction: Saturday 7th October
• Wonderfully warm charming home, solid floorboards & many period features. at 11.00am • Bathroom with separate bath single vanity and shower at 1.00pm
• Down pathway & through the side gate brings you to the new outdoor • L Shaped lounge and formal dining
Inspect: Saturday 9th September Inspect: Saturday 9th September
entertainment area. • Centrally located kitchen with meals area and glass sliding door to side yard
• This character filled home is in walking distance to every amenity the town has 11.45am–12.15pm • Concrete embossed driveway 11.00am -11.30am
on offer. Contact: Mark Davis 0458 224 405 • Double carport with large colorbond workshop with roller door Contact: Marcus Rayner 0418 556 699
Email: mark.davis@raynerrealestate.com.au • Large rear yard with mature plants, land size approx. 818m2 Email: marcus@raynerrealestate.com.au

143 HALLETTS WAY, BACCHUS MARSH 14 GRANTLEIGH DRIVE, BACCHUS MARSH
NEW LISTING OPEN FOR INSPECTION

FAMILY RESORT OASIS 4 2 2 IT’S ALL ABOUT THE SHED 4 2 2
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FOR SALE 2/3a Labilliere Street, Bacchus Marsh FOR SALE 4 Riverbend Drive, Bacchus Marsh
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A new person in your life shocks you after the weekend.
LEO—July 23-August 22
Watch out that you are not becoming a nag. Loved ones

Stars & Puzzles
need more breathing space than ever now. Mentally, this
is a bright time for you right now. There may be some
public speaking later in the week.
VIRGO—August 23-September 22
It looks like a big battle is brewing, but it fizzles out and
hostilities turn to a renewed friendship. Money making
opportunities open up. Be sure you know what kind of
investment is required.
QUICK PUZZLE
★★★★★★★★
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
The week’s keyword is diversify. Take on new interests
and hobbies and look for new responsibilities, especially
at work. Minor shifts in financial affairs and domestic
obligations take place now.
★★★★★★★★
SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
More obligations are cramping your style and some of
ARIES—March 21-April 20 the many entertainments scheduled will have to be
shifted. Ideas are bright now, but absentmindedness can
You tend to be unrealistic until the weekend and yet you strike on the weekend.
still manage to get results. Relatives may be claiming
more time than you are prepared to give. Speak up SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
promptly.
When it comes to practical matters, you are shining now.
TAURUS—April 21-May 22 But emotions on the other hand, can easily run out of
Sports activities do a great deal to perk up your general control. Unconventional decorating ideas around the
attitude - and your outlook right now. The weekend in- home can be too offbeat - even for you.
cludes an encounter with someone you may be politely
avoiding. CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
A shift in roles can take place with your romance or busi-
GEMINI—May 23-June 21 ness partner. Evenings are quieter than they have been
Add some elegance to your appearance. In fact, more lately. A recent financial query is answered - and to your
panache in your general style will win you admiration satisfaction.
and affection. Earlier in the week focuses on romance
and the weekend on work. AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
NO. 9011 CANCER—June 22-July 22
You are a shrewed Aquarian this week, pulling the strings
at the very right moment. Still, an ambitious financial
ACROSS DOWN If you are travelling now, there can be lots of surprise plan may need an additional review before you put it into
6. Combine (10) 1. Charm (6) benefits - especially the ones that are romantic in nature. action.
8. Rasp (4) 2. Feathers (7) A new person in your life shocks you after the weekend.
9. Gloomy (4) 3. Specimen (6) PISCES—February 20-March 20
10. Stop (5) 4. Greet (6) LEO—July 23-August 22 It’s easy to become so involved in domestic problems
11. Circle (4) 5. Allude (5) Watch out that you are not becoming a nag. Loved ones that you forget your need for more outdoor relaxation.
12. Shocked (9) 7. Shine (5) need more breathing space than ever now. Mentally, this Let loved ones pamper you. Postponements later in the
16. Apparatus (9) 13. Knock (3) is a bright time for you right now. There may be some week are for the best.
20. Planet (4) 14. Shy (7) public speaking later in the week.
22. Pollute (5) 15. New Zealander (5) BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
23. Sharpen (4) 17. Jail (6) VIRGO—August 23-September 22 You are modest, tidy, analytical, good natured, calm and
24. Song (4) 18. Deadly (6) with a definite air of mystery - but you are also seen as a
25. Australian bird (10) 19. Middle (6) It looks like a big battle is brewing, but it fizzles out and
21. Post (5) hostilities turn to a renewed friendship. Money making loner. Mingling is essential in the coming months. There
opportunities open up. Be sure you know what kind of is an abundance of possibilities, financial, romantic and
CRYPTIC PUZZLE investment is required. social, but you have to be around to be appreciated.
ACROSS LIBRA—September 23-October 22
6. What the son-of-a-gun has under his hat? (6-4). 8.
Cracked and allowing the rain through, blast it! (4). 9. The week’s keyword is diversify. Take on new interests
and hobbies and look for new responsibilities, especially

SUDOKU
“One S,” you repeat, “in goddess!” (4). 10. Make the
cancellation in writing (5). 11. Overwrought, can’t stay at work. Minor shifts in financial affairs and domestic
still (4). 12.Is there not much interest in it at Wimble- obligations take place now.
don? (3,6). 16. Looking white, are worried about a blast-
off (9). 20. The singer you bring reeling in? (4). 22. Write SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
back to the man in Asia (5). 23. In Spain, she’s twice the
woman! (4). 24. Said “A nail, see, is something to drive NUMBER GAME
More obligations are cramping your style and some of
the many entertainments scheduled will have to be
in” (4). 25. When you take an interest in the trial, do the shifted. Ideas are bright now, but absentmindedness can
same (6,4). strike onANSWER
the weekend. BELOW
DOWN
1. Can afford and quickly makes for (4,2). 2. Near about SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
half four when the shutters go down (7). 3. Stand the
tees upright inside. That’s the way (6). 4. Fix the sales- When it comes to practical matters, you are shining now.
man with a look (6). 5. It won’t detract from any Reptile But emotions on the other hand, can easily run out of
House! (5). 7. Force one to have a shot at golf (5). 13. control. Unconventional decorating ideas around the
We’d got on with her, not being afraid (3). 14. Run down home can be too offbeat - even for you.
and hurl spears at the English (7). 15. Being overweight,
to man, is a cause of death (5). 17. What the tailor’s CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
cutting for a spell? (6). 18. Shout “About an English pound A shift in roles can take place with your romance or busi-
under” (6). 19. Left in a rice confection and a little cake ness partner. Evenings are quieter than they have been
(6). 21. Detect the aroma and be disdainful of (5). lately. A recent financial query is answered - and to your
satisfaction.

SOLUTIONS - CROSSWORD NO. 9010 AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
21, Sniff.
Fat-Al. 17, Lapels (anag.). 18, Be-L-low. 19, Ec-L-air.
QUICK SOLUTIONS
air. 5, Adder. 7, Drive. 13, Una(we’d). 14, Aspers-E. 15, You are a shrewed Aquarian this week, pulling the strings
Across - 1, The Magic Flute. 8, Creep. 9, Thistle. 10,
Down - 1, Runs to. 2, Clos-(fo)ur-e. 3, S-tr-eet. 4, Rep- at the very right moment. Still, an ambitious financial
Entire. 11, Endure. 12, Psalm. 14, Bathe. 18, Accuse. plan may need an additional review before you put it into
action.
low suit.
20, Tassel. 23, Anemone. 24, Inure. 25, Indefatigable.
Bass. 22, Nep-Al. 23, El-la. 24, Taxi (tack-see). 25, Fol-
Down - 1, Ticket. 2, Eject. 3, Apparel. 4, Iota. 5, Feign.
11, Rove (anag.). 12, Low return. 16, A-labast-er. 20, PISCES—February 20-March 20
6, Untruth. 7, Eleven. 13, Succeed. 15, Amazing. 16, It’s easy to become so involved in domestic problems
Salami. 17, Fleece. 19, Scoff. 21, Squib. 22, Pelt.
Across - 6, Bullet-head. 8, Da-r-n. 9, I-S-I-S. 10, Erase.
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS that you forget your need for more outdoor relaxation.
Let loved ones pamper you. Postponements later in the
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS week are for the best.
Across - 1, Shot in the dark. 8, AsseT (rev.). 9, Pi-me-
Prison. 18, Lethal. 19, Centre. 21, Stake.
nto. 10, Roll up. 11, B-re-ast. 12, A-C-he’d. 14, A-by-ss.
Refer. 7, Glint. 13, Rap. 14, Bashful. 15, Maori. 17,
BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
18, Abrade (anag.). 20, O-.liver. 23, Run over. 24, No-I-
Down - 1, Amulet. 2, Plumage. 3, Sample. 4, Salute. 5,
You are modest, tidy, analytical, good natured, calm and
se. 25, Natural talent.
with a definite air of mystery - but you are also seen as a
Taint. 23, Hone. 24, Aria. 25, Kookaburra.
Down - 1, Sta-I-rs. 2, Ousel (anag.). 3, Int-rude. 4, Type.
loner. Mingling is essential in the coming months. There
11, Ring. 12, Staggered. 16, Appliance. 20, Mars. 22,
5, Elm-er. 6, Annuals. 7, Knotty. 13, Cor-O-net. 15, Be-
is an abundance of possibilities, financial, romantic and
Across - 6, Amalgamate. 8, File. 9, Glum. 10, Pause.
Linda . 16, Patron. 17, Arrest (a rest). 19, D-over. 21,
QUICK SOLUTIONS
Vo-I-le. 22, Oral. social, but you have to be around to be appreciated.
SOLUTIONS - CROSSWORD NO. 9011
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Ballan Golf Club Elimination Final 1
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Wednesday Stableford
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NTPs - 12th Ian Bragge, 15th Kody McGregor.
Magpies - 1st Peter Di Fiore. 14th Michael Di Fiore,
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Ballarat Junior Football League
Results - Finals
Semi Final 2
Under 16.5 Seniors
Lake Wendouree 6.12 (48) def Darley 6.3 (39) Central Highlands Football League
North Ballarat 5.11 (41) def Ballarat 5.9 (39) Finals Results
Under 16.5 Reserves
Preliminary 2
Lake Wendouree 11.10 (76) def Darley 8.5 (53)
Ballarat Football League Bacchus Marsh 10.5 (65) def Ballarat 5.4 (34) Seniors
Finals Results
U/14 Seniors Beaufort 17.15  (117) def Springbank 6.8  (44)
Qualifying Final Mount Clear 6.8 (44) def East Point 5.6 (36)
Seniors Reserves
Darley 6.5 (41) def Redan 3.5 (23)
Bacchus Marsh 11.13 (79) def Lake Wendouree 6.13 (49) Buninyong 11.8  (74) def Learmonth 5.6  (36)
U/14 Reserves
Reserves
Sebastopol 11.12 (78) def Mount Clear 4.2 (26) Under 18
East Point 12.12 (84) def Darley 7.8 (50)
Under 18.5s North Ballarat 2.4 (16) def East Point 2.2 (14)
Hepburn 17.12  (114) def Beaufort  6.2  (38)
East Point 15.8 (98) def North Ballarat City 6.2 (38) U/12 Seniors
Mount Clear 9.11 (65) def Ballarat 2.1 (13) Under 15
Elimination Final 1 Bacchus Marsh 7.5 (47) def Lake Wendouree 0.0 (0) Hepburn  5.7  (37) def Buninyong 5.3  (33)
Seniors U/12 Reserves
Darley 15.15 (105) def North Ballarat City 7.5 (47) North Ballarat 2.3 (15) def Darley 1.2 (8)
Reserves CHFL Grand Finals
Melton South 10.10 (70) def Sunbury 6.18 (54)
Under 18.5s
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Results - Finals Under 15
Redan 14.16 (100) def Ballarat 3.3 (21)
Semi Final Springbank v Hepburn 8.40am
Elimination Final 2 17 & Under Seniors:
Under 18
Seniors North Ballarat City (48) def Darley (29)
Hepburn v Springbank 10.20am
Redan 13.13 (91) defeated Sunbury 9.9 (63) Lake Wendouree (44) def East Point Juniors (12)
Reserves 17 & Under Reserves Reserves
Bacchus Marsh 7.9 (51) defeated Lake Wendouree 2.5 (17) North Ballarat City (53) def Ballarat (12) Buninyong v Beaufort 12.30pm
Under 18.5s Darley (31) def Lake Wendouree (23)
Seniors
Lake Wendouree 8.6 (54) defeated Bacchus Marsh 4.7 (31) 15 & Under Seniors
North Ballarat City (42) def Mount Clear (17) Beaufort v Hepburn 2.45pm
Lake Wendouree (31) def Darley (17)
Ballarat Football Netball League 15 & Under Reserves:
Central Highlands Netball League
Results – Finals North Ballarat City (23) def Ballarat (12)
Elimination Final Lake Wendouree (15) def Redan (13) Results - Finals
A Grade 13 & Under Seniors 2 Preliminary final
nd

East Point (49) def Sebastopol (44) East Point Juniors (26) def North Ballarat City (17) 13 & Under
North Ballarat City (62) def Lake Wendouree (35) Lake Wendouree (35) def Redan (20) Buninyong 25 def  Newlyn 13
B Grade 13 & Under Reserves
Ballarat (56) def North Ballarat City (37) 15 & Under
Lake Wendouree (18) def North Ballarat City (14)
East Point (33) lost Redan (38) Learmonth 36 def Hepburn 26
East Point Juniors (27) def Ballarat (19)
C Grade 17 & Under
Bacchus Marsh (32) lost Redan (35)
Lake Wendouree (29) def Melton South (28)
D Grade Netball Hepburn 36 def Buninyong 26
Bacchus Marsh (22) lost Redan (27). Photos Tim Saultry C Grade
D Grade
East Point (35) def Melton South (24) Bungaree 29 def Buninyong 20
Bacchus Marsh (22) lost Redan (27) B Grade
19 & Under Learmonth 31 lost Springbank 35
North Ballarat City (58) def Melton (11)
A Grade
Melton South (31) lost Bacchus Marsh (33)
Dunnstown 46 lost Springbank 57
Qualifying Final  
A Grade 1st Preliminary final
Sunbury (48) def Redan (41) 13 & Under
B Grade Hepburn 18 def Bungaree 15
Sunbury (52) lost Lake Wendouree (56)
15 & Under
C Grade
Buninyong 29 lost Bungaree 32
Sunbury (41) def Ballarat (25)
D Grade 17 & Under
Lake Wendouree (21) lost Sunbury (31) Bungaree 41 def Creswick 15
19 & Under C Grade
Redan (41) def Ballarat (32)
Learmonth 32 def Springbank 28
B Grade
Bungaree 39 def Clunes 20
A Grade
Learmonth 43 def Bungaree 40

Central Highlands Netball League
AFL Goldfields Women’s Grand Finals
Football League
Results - Finals
Preliminary Final
Riddell Youth Girls
Sunbury Kangaroos 4.4 (28) def Melton Centrals 0.4 (4)
Ballarat U/13 Junior Girls
Redan 5.3 (33) def East Point Dragons 2.1 (13)
Riddell U/13 Junior Girls
Melton Centrals 3.4 (22) def Darley Devils 2.4 (16)
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Bacchus Marsh Community Bank Branch Manager, Ian Prince (left) with the winning

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A day on the green proved a popular event pennant seasons which commence in

Pentland Calisthenics Club
at the Avenue Bowling Club. October.”
Twenty-six teams converged on Bacchus Mr Glass said the games were played in a
Marsh for the annual tournament, sponsored competitive but friendly spirit, despite some
It was another busy weekend for the club with three out of the five sections competing. by the Bacchus Marsh Community Bank challenging conditions.
The Seniors made the trip to The Besen Centre at Mount Scopus College in Burwood for Branch, teams came from Midlands Golf,
“After three closely fought games it emerged
their Calisthenics Victoria Inc State Titles competition. The girls received a third place for Gisborne, Sebastopol, Melton, Bacchus
Marsh, Drumcondra, Webbcona, Romsey, that Alan Higgins’ team from Gisborne won
their Figure March and an Honourable Mention for their Revue. Sunday morning saw
Bunninyong, Lalor, Kyneton and Cressy. their three games and scored enough shots
the Intermediates open their competition season at the same venue for their State Title
Peter Glass, spokesperson for the Avenue up to win the day.
Competition. In a very even competition they were awarded an Honourable Mention for
each of the following items – Clubs, Free Exercises, Rods and Aesthetics. The Juniors also had Bowling club, said the tournament has “A Bacchus Marsh team led by Glenn
their first competition of the season – however for them it was Northern Districts at Penola become a regular “must attend” event. Arthur finished a close runner-up, whilst
College in Broadmeadows. They also had a close competition and were awarded a Highly “It provides them with high class match Sam Boslem’s rink from Gisborne won the
Commended for their March. practice in the lead up to their respective prize for the best last game.”

Bacchus Marsh Soccer Club
Results - Elimination Final
Under 15s: Bacchus Marsh Yellow (0) lost Sebastopol Vikings (4).
Under 16 Girls: Bacchus Marsh (1) lost Buninyong (8). Goal - Eliza Schembri (1).
The Bacchus Marsh Scorpions Girls U16s side battled it out with Buninyong in the Elimination
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olds, the Scorpions did themselves and the club proud despite losing 8-1. Eliza Schembri
scored her 19th goal for the season.

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