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Handle with care

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By Jessica Howard “Sick or injured native wildlife needs Local wildlife shelters include Beremboke
specialised care by trained carers,” he said. Wildlife Shelter and BADGAR, which is owned
It’s not uncommon to see native animals “Across Victoria, there are volunteer wildlife and operated by the board of the Greendale
around Moorabool, but what do you do if you shelter operators and carers who are authorised Wildlife Shelter.
find one to be injured? by DELWP to provide appropriate handling, While Moorabool Shire Council’s Community
DELWP Regional Manager, Environmental feeding and housing as well as rehabilitation. Safety Officers are not authorised or trained
Compliance, Grant Allan said while it might “If you do find an injured animal, approach to handle wildlife, residents can seek advice
seem like a nice idea to take injured native with caution, keep physical interaction to a by contacting DELWP on 136 186 or Wildlife
animals home to care for them, the right thing minimum and contact an authorised wildlife Victoria on 1300 094 535. For details of local
to do is to contact an authorised wildlife shelter. shelter immediately”. wildlife carers, visit www.wildlife.vic.gov.au.

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National polo day
By Jessica Howard mitted to the future success of
the sport of Polo in Geelong”.
Polo fans will still have the While it is uncertain wheth-
opportunity to celebrate Aus- er a similar event will be held
tralia Day in Ballan, despite in Geelong’s Eastern Park,
Geelong giving the public Yaloak Polo Club manager
holiday event the boot. Janice Keyte said a club event
The Australia Day Polo, will definitely be going ahead
which was established in this Australia Day.
2017 by Initiative Sport and “After the backer pulled
the Yaloak Polo Club, was out of Geelong, we planned
removed from the Geelong to hold a smaller event back
events calendar in December here at Yaloak, just 10km
last year. south of Ballan,” she said.
The announcement was “It will be very low-key com-
made on the Australia Day pared to the one in Geelong,
Polo Facebook page on De- with club games and club
cember 24, 2017. teams, but anybody who
“Following a careful and wants to come along and see
considered assessment of some polo is most welcome.
the timing, along with the “It is a free entry event and
already crowded Geelong we encourage visitors to byo
events calendar at the end of picnic with chairs etc or the
January, the organisers of the clubhouse is open to pur-
2018 Australia Day Polo have chase sandwiches, drinks
decided to re-schedule the and snacks.”
event,” the post read. Ms Keyte said the bar will be
“The Australia Day Polo open with a barbecue to get
event was established in 2017 in the theme of Australia Day.
and was hailed as a wonder- “What a perfect family day
ful initiative for Geelong. out. Polo is such a great spec-
With the continued support tator sport.”
of the Geelong community, Entry to the Australia Day
we are confident that the Polo event is free and will be
new date will allow the event held on Friday January 26 at
to achieve its undoubted Yaloak Polo Club, Geelong-
potential. Ballan Road in Ballan. Match-
“We would like to recognise es are scheduled to begin at
and thank all of our partners approximately 10.30am.
and stakeholders who have For more information,
been universally supportive visit www.facebook.com/
of this decision and are com- yaloakpolo. Polo in Ballan is known for its great spectator quality, with high energy and fast paced matches. Photo – Helen Tatchell

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Mowing down services
By Kate Taylor

Mowing the grass is easy
enough for residents – but
when there is a whole shire
to mow, the job requires a
plan.
The draft Open Space Main-
tenance Management Plan
and the Mowing Service
Review, currently out for
public comment, are coun-
cil’s way of dealing with the
fairly big issue.
Council maintains 261 re-
serves, equating to 214ha of
public open space, and of
Council’s 1440km road net-
work, a total of 583km (or 41
per cent) currently receive a
Photo: Helen Tatchell
roadside mowing or slash-
ing service - this equates “Of this $77,000, it is pro-
ommend that council swap
to 591 individual locations, posed to reallocate $25,000
from hiring contractors for
with a combination of amen- of the current contractor’s
ity mowing and fire preven- maintenance services aside
from the mowing of sports budget allocation to a ‘parks
tion activities occurring. furniture maintenance’
grounds and fire preven-
Bacchus Marsh Hospital Midwife, Tricia Keen has delivered Open space maintenance
tion slashing, but with an budget item that will fund
generally consists of grass maintenance of park fur-
not one, but all three of Balliang East residents Renee and Alex mowing on reserves and additional note for council
niture within open space
roadsides, garden beds, san- to investigate also bringing
Delev’s children. Ms Keen delivered five-year-old Vasko on 24 itary cleaning, playground the sports ground mowing
that includes assets such as
tables, seating, bollards, and
December 2012; three-year-old Vezna on 31 December 2014 and furniture maintenance, in-house to save money. drinking fountains. At pre-
barbeques, pest control, The proposal of taking the sent, there is no dedicated
and Valentino on January 3, this year. “Tricia is an amazing weed treatment, active work from external contrac- maintenance budget for as-
midwife, guiding me and naturally delivering all three of my sportsground maintenance, tors and bringing it in-house sets of this type,” read a re-
and irrigation systems. is expected to save council port tabled at the November
beautiful children into this world”, Mrs Delev said. The draft documents rec- $77,000 per year. council meeting.
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Trailer put back to work
By Jessica Howard

The stolen Cash a Can trail-
er owned by the Bacchus
Marsh Lions Club has been
found after thieves attempt-
ed to sell similar items on a
Buy, Swap and Sell Facebook
page.
Bacchus Marsh Lions Club
secretary, Ralph Fletcher
said the trailer was stolen,
in late December, from the
Moorabool Shire compound
in Main Street in Bacchus
Marsh, alongside a second
trailer, owned by Council,
and a number of other items
taken from abandoned cars.
Mr Fletcher said an employ-
ee of Bacchus Marsh Tow-
ing noticed the items being
sold on a Ballarat Buy, Swap
and Sell Facebook page, and
made the link to the stolen
trailer.
“One of our members of
the club was alerted and he
contacted the police, who
went out to the address in
Melton,” he said.
“Apparently on route, the
police passed the trailer go-
ing in the opposite direction.
It took them a few minutes to
turn around and by the time Bacchus Marsh Lions Club members (L-R) David Atterbury and Gerry Monoghan, weigh in some cans for cash with their ‘new’ trailer, recovered after
being stolen. Photo – Helen Tatchell
they got to the trailer, it had
been abandoned”. Bacchus Marsh Lion, Paul it up so that we can do our which has been running for ing with the community and The Bacchus Marsh Lions
The trailer, which is used Brown said it was disap- next Cash a Can day, which 30-years, was started by the ensuring cans are put back Club would like to thank
to provide local community pointing to see thieves steal- occurs on the third Saturday Apex Club of Bacchus Marsh into the recycling system,” Bacchus Marsh Towing em-
members with a place to re- ing from a service club. of each month. before being taken over by he said. ployee Sean for his quick
cycle their aluminium, was the Lions Club in the late “It’s a commitment, with thinking and owner, Trevor
“The Lions Club signage “Fortunately, we only 90s.
spray painted black and all two Lions putting in a cou- Oliver who secured the trail-
logos were removed. was obvious and to cut off missed one day and we’ve er and returned it to the club.
Mr Brown said it was a ple of hours once a month.
Thieves had also cut holes those signs, they caused been in quite a rush getting community service, with all We don’t make a lot of mon- Moorabool Shire Council’s
in the mesh used to keep damage to the trailer itself,” it back into action as soon as funds put back into the local ey out of it, but what we do trailer, used to impound
cans inside the trailer when he said. possible”. community. raise goes straight back to livestock and valued at
travelling to the compound. “As of today we have fixed The Cash a Can project, “The project is about engag- the community”. $5,500, is yet to be found.

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The Dash for Cash (9 Jan)
“Fix the SHOCKING traffic jams first – the town planners
have been asleep for 50 years”

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– Paddy Jacobs
“How is it that Melton’s new estate all come with developer
funded recreational areas, including an outstanding
athletics complex, and our council approves developments
with tiny parks, with a small playground, that are not big
enough to kick a football on?”
Photo: Rochelle Kirkham (The Ballarat Courier)
– Mark Stiegler
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It costs to for cash
“Where’s the rates money go then?”
– Mat Engstrom

cross safely By Kate Taylor Marsh Racecourse Recreation Reserve “Surprised they’re not throwing a housing estate there…”

&
project is currently in a position to put
Moorabool Shire Council is chasing federal
government funding for the Bacchus
together a competitive application,” read a
report tabled at the meeting.
– Leisel Finlayson
Marsh Racecourse and Recreation Reserve “The Parwan Employment Precinct
redevelopment. project is not sufficiently advanced for this
By Kate Taylor model of costs versus grants,” Mr Croxford The Federal Government announced that round but may be in a position in future
said. more than $480 million will be distributed as

He alth
School crossing supervisors will continue in rounds. Similarly, the small town sewerage
The state government is, however, in the grants across Australia under the Building
Moorabool, but there may be a new road to project requires further development and
process of reviewing the program and the Better Regions Fund, and councillors voted
funding. commitment from Central Highlands Water
December 6 council meeting saw a number at the December 6 council meeting to put
Currently, the supervisor program is paid before it could be considered.”
of resolutions aimed at securing any long- forward the hub redevelopment project.
for by a 50/50 split between Moorabool Shire The BMRRR project has an approved
term funding that may be a result of the The funding will be allocated over four years
Council and the state government – and
despite the program having been in place in
review. on infrastructure and community projects
budget allocation of $4.8M in 2017/2018 and
2018/2019 for the construction of Stage 1A –
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Currently, council pays supervisors for that will focus on creating jobs, driving
Victoria for more than 40 years, there is no economic growth and building stronger but some of the elements of the second stage
crossings at Darley, Pentland, Bacchus of the plan will be brought into stage one for
legislated compulsion for councils to provide regional communities into the future.
Marsh College, St Bernard’s, Bacchus Marsh, the funding application.
the service. Local Government and not-for-profit
St Brigid’s and Ballan primary schools, often “Council could leverage $3.84M through
Moorabool Council CEO Rob Croxford told organisations are eligible to submit an
with multiple crossings per school. BBRF. The funding breakdown above does
the Moorabool News the funding balance of application for a grant of between $20,000
the service. Councillors resolved to complete new and $10M, on a dollar for dollar basis. not require any additional funds from
“Last year we spent $224,000 on the school traffic and pedestrian counts this year at all Council officers recommended that the Council other than allocating development
crossing program against a grant of $51,000. Moorabool schools to see if any additional Bacchus Marsh Racecourse and Recreation contributions already received from Essence

Fitness
This year the grant more than doubles to schools should be added to the current Reserve redevelopment project be put Estate.”
$111,309 and we are forecasting to spend program. forward after consulting council’s list of The project has been re-titled the Moorabool
just under $235,000 in expenses in the Council will also review more generally the priority projects, and finding it to be the Regional Community Sports Hub for the
current financial year. This variance is a vast program once the state government’s review most shovel-ready. purposes of the grant.
improvement on previous years and we will has been completed next year and findings “An analysis of the requirements for the Councillors voted in favour of applying for
continue to work with VicRoads to refine the released. funding stream suggests that the Bacchus the funding for the project.

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Imposter
escapes
maximum
2017 Youth Award winners with Moorabool Mayor Cr. David Edwards. Photo Helen Tatchell
penalty
Youth – do you By Jessica Howard impersonate a police officer,” he said.
Magistrate Gregory Robinson asked the
A police enthusiast found in possession of accused why he was carrying the fabricated

fit the bill?
a fabricated Victoria Police identification badge with him, stating that it was a serious
badge has avoided jail time. crime to falsely identify as a police officer.
Christopher Jordan created the badge using
The accused, who was not represented, said
a photo of himself and the Victoria Police
By Jessica Howard has overcome significant adversity.” he had taken it to work to show a colleague
logo taken from a uniform shoulder patch.
Anyone can nominate a young person, with and that it must have fallen out of his vehicle
Police allege the badge was found at a Darley
Moorabool Shire Mayor Paul Tatchell has young people also able to self-nominate. at the supermarket.
supermarket by an employee.
opened nominations for the region’s fourth If a nominee is under 18 years of age, they The maximum penalty for possessing
annual Youth Awards. Jordan appeared in the Bacchus Marsh
must have parent or guardian permission to Victoria Police identification or equipment is
Open to anyone aged between 12 and 25 Magistrates’ Court on Friday January 19
nominate. one-month imprisonment.
years as of April 30, the awards celebrate the charged with possessing Victoria Police
The awards will be presented at a ceremony Magistrate Robinson said the accused was
positive contributions made by those who identification/equipment.
in late April 2018 as part of Moorabool Youth lucky to avoid the maximum term and
live, work, go to school or have other signifi- Month. The court heard Jordan dropped the badge
at the supermarket, leading the employee sentenced the man to a 12-month adjourned
cant connections to Moorabool Shire. Nomination forms are available at Council
to show an off duty police officer who later undertaking.
“This is a great opportunity to see our offices or can be downloaded from www.
young achievers rewarded for their fantas- attended the business to buy groceries. The accused was also ordered to pay a $750
moorabool.vic.gov.au. Forms completed and
tic work across a range of different areas,” returned to Council by 5pm on Wednesday The accused told the court he had a donation to the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon
Mayor Cr Paul Tatchell said. 7 March 2018. collection of police badges from every state Foundation.
“Contributions can include an achievement For more information on the Youth awards and territory in Australia, as well as some Magistrate Robinson encouraged Jordon
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Mosquitoes can carry disease
By Jessica Howard

Local residents should take
precautions during summer
to avoid being bitten by an-
noying buzzing mosquitoes.
Labor Member for Western
Victoria, Jaala Pulford said
while the higher numbers of
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Court safer to attend
By Jessica Howard vulnerable people, including women and
transmit diseases, so the though some species can be ter, including old tyres and children who have been victims of family
people of Western Victoria present and bite throughout rubbish, poorly maintained Security at Bacchus Marsh Magistrates’ violence.
need to be extra diligent and swimming pools, unsealed
the day. Court has been tightened, with handheld In 2017, the old registry counter was also
protect themselves this sum- water tanks and pot plant
mer,” she said. Victorians can remain scanning wands, roving patrols and escort upgraded, with the addition of a glass screen.
protected by fitting insect holders and animal drink- services for vulnerable people.
“This is a time of increased Member for Melton, Don Nardella said the
screens to doors and win- ing containers.
outdoor activity so visitors The security upgrade is part of the Andrews refurbishment of the courthouse delivered
dows; wearing long, loose- As mosquitoes can hatch Labor Government’s $58.1 million in funding
and residents should be tak- on key recommendations of the Royal
fitting clothing and using quickly in warm weather, for the state’s courts in the Victorian Budget
ing measures to avoid mos- Commission into Family Violence to
water containers around the
quito bites as a critical step to suitable repellent containing 2016/17. help keep Victorians safe.
home should be emptied at
protecting against illnesses. picaridin or DEET. The $30,000 project has seen dedicated “It is crucial that when vulnerable people,
least once a week.
“Beating the mozzie bites Residents should also use security officers replace frontline police especially those caught up in family violence,
A range of information re-
is simple and there are steps mosquito nets and coils at officers; with guards operating handheld attend court they can do so in a safe manner,
lating to protecting against
everyone in our local com- night while camping; and mosquito bites is available scanning wands to reduce the risk of free from threat or intimidation,” he said.
munity should take to pro- ensure all stagnant water on the Better Health Chan- prohibited items being brought into the The courthouse, built in 1858-59 to replace
tect themselves and their is removed from around nel website. For more infor- court building. an earlier court building in Maddingley, is
families this summer”. homes and campsites. mation, visit http://www. Security officers patrol the court grounds one of 16 courts across Victoria to be involved
Mosquitoes are at their most Mosquitoes can breed in betterhealth.vic.gov.au. while also providing escort services for in the two-year upgrades program.

Zapping weeds and seeds
By Jessica Howard crops grown in the treated soil. cycle of herbicides”.
“The idea is to measure the impact on Round-up resistant The microwave project received $26,000 in funding through
The Moorabool Landcare Network has received funding weeds, in particular Chilean needle grass and Serrated the Port Phillip and Westernport CMA’s 2017-18 Community
for a project aimed at battling obnoxious weeds using Tussock, to see what level of energy inputs are required,” Mr Grants Program.
microwaves. MacRaild said. Port Phillip Westernport CMA’s Chief Executive Officer,
The project will see the household item mounted on to a “Our intention is to then adapt the idea to the establishment David Buntine said the grants support groups to be part of the
trailer in order to reduce weed emergence and improve grain of native grasses across the properties in which the trial is bigger picture, by identifying how their project contributes
yields. run”. to regional and national environmental priorities.
Moorabool Landcare Network Facilitator, Roger MacRaild Mr MacRaild said the trials would primarily take place in “Community groups and landholders are at the foundation
said the microwave weeder was developed by Dr Graham the Rowsley Valley. of our work to help local environments, such as nature
Brodie. “We’ve tried to separate the trials out a little bit to enable us reserves, creeks, private properties and farms,” he said.
The non-chemical weed control can kill weeds and their to look at different species, land use and soil types; however, “We look forward to the implementation of this project and
seeds in the field, without limitations of wind or moisture; Rowsley is pretty renowned for Serrated Tussock,” he said. the contribution it will make to environmental values that
and significantly increase the maturation rate of subsequent “This is a totally new concept that could really break the benefit the whole community.”

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Saturday 27 January and Sunday 28 January 2018
Saturday 27 January and Sunday 28 January V/Line is completing maintenance works on the Gilletts Lane level crossing
Due to V/Line maintenance works and preparation in Ingliston.
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Ballan chosen as the
meeting place
By Kate Taylor

Starting from February,
all Moorabool Shire coun-
cil meetings will be held in
Ballan.
February is the first Ordi-
nary Meeting of Council for
2018, and OMCs will be held
on the first Wednesday of $5000 Draw
each month until December.
A range of different times
and locations of council
FRIDAY JANUARY 26TH
meetings across the shire AT THE BACCHUS MARSH GOLF CLUB
have been tried over previ-
ous years, 7pm and 5pm, COST:
and in 2018 the time for the
$100 entry includes ticket into draw
OMCs will now be 6pm.
BBQ lunch plus 2hrs of beer, wine or soft drink.12-2pm.
Development Assessment
Meetings will be held in Bac- OR
chus Marsh, on the second $15 entry includes BBQ lunch only
Wednesday of each month. $10 entry for kid’s BBQ lunch only
The changes came at the
recommendation of council ENTERTAINMENT:
officers, with councillors
voting to approve the move. Live from 11am-6pm by Cam Kettle & Funkshun Duo.
East Ward Councillor Dave Jumping Castle,
Edwards told the Moorabool
News the issue is one of both Photo: Helen Tatchell Mobile Play Centre and much more!
sound and money. Courtesy Bus available.
“Council will schedule The schedule of meetings
“We have had many com-
special meetings in Bacchus will be re-evaluated next
plaints from Bacchus Marsh BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: 5367 2226
meetings that people cannot Marsh when there is Bac- year (2019) – and a potential *Conditions Apply. See clubhouse for details.
hear etc - Ballan has a decent chus Marsh-specific issues new location looked at.
speaker system and needs that attract a lot of public at-
“Council has a task to look
no real changes to remain tention ie Bunnings, the gym

we’re now online go to
at the feasibility of a dedi-
effective and is a dedicated etc. These would be in the
cated council chamber at the
chamber,” Cr Edwards said. public hall or supper room
that has the ability to cater Darley office but this would
Along with the DAC meet-
require funding to be effec-

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ings, some special meet- for many people but would
ings will be held in Bacchus require a speaker system to tively implemented and thus
Marsh. be hired for the evening.” subject to future budgets.”

Moorabool Shire Council
NOTICE OF ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL CELEBRATE AUSTRALIA DAY 2018
The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday 7 February, WITH MOORABOOL SHIRE COUNCIL!
2018 in the Council Chambers, 15 Stead St, Ballan, commencing at 6.00pm. Moorabool Shire Council invites you to join in the Shire’s official Australia Day
Members of the public are most welcome to attend. Celebrations commencing at 8.00am this Friday at the Mechanics Institute, Ballan.
Council is proud to have the assistance of local service clubs who will cook the
Community BBQ Breakfast.
EMPLOYMENT
The festivities will include the following:
Council invites applications for the existing vacancies: • Community BBQ Breakfast
Contracts & Procurement Officer – Full Time Permanent • Musical Entertainment
Revenue Officer – Part Time 45 hours per fortnight • Town Crier
• Australia Day Ambassador
Customer Service Officer – Casual Position
• Flag Raising Ceremony
Project Engineer Position – Full Time Permanent • Citizen of the Year Award Presentation
Construction Supervisor Position – Full Time • Young Citizen of the Year Award Presentation
Buildings Technical Officer Position (Full Time 3 year Temporary Contract) • Community Event of the Year Award Presentation
• Australian Citizenship Ceremony
Building Maintenance Officer Position (3 year Temporary Contract)
Come and Join in the Fun!
All these positions will be based in Ballan Office.
Applications for all the above jobs close this Thursday 25 January 2018. TENDER
All details available from the website: www.moorabool.vic.gov.au Moorabool Shire Council invites tenders for the following contracts:
Tender Number Tender Description
C16-2017/2018 Blackwood Localised Septic Program – Part 1 Septic Tank
Upgrades Round 4A
Tender documents and full details of this notice will be available on Monday 22
January 2018 at www.tenderlink.com/moorabool.

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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Dear Editor, trying to create division, de- mands of her leader Richard son with Anzac Day – with Australia Day on the 26th Over the past few years
Australia Day January 26 rision and animosity within Di Natale. Turks and Australians of January celebrates all that I have observed this once
is a day of unification for all Australia by seeking to Of course, she is paid to car- standing together in memo- we are and all that we want beautiful lush green, well-
Australians. change the date to a day that ry out her civic duties. How ry, forgiveness and hope for to be. cared for section of the cem-
better reflects the troubled will she spend taxpayer’s the future together – closer Simon Ramsay MP etery, become a weed infest-
It is a day to recognize and
Indigenous experience from money that day? and stronger. ed, uncared for, dust bowl.
take pride in the way the Assistant Shadow Minister
1788. They want to rewrite The cemetery fees that
nation has matured. It cele- Aboriginal people don’t As per countries all over for Agriculture, Member
history. people pay is for the mainte-
brates new migrants and our all agree with the calls for the world, a National Day for Western Victoria.
The Greens Party’s Gee- is to recognise history and nance, upkeep and watering
commitment to the history, change.
long City Councillor, Sarah of the lawns.
and future, of Australia’s In- Alice Springs Councillor look to the future with hope,
Mansfield, is indicating she
digenous people. and indigenous woman, friendship and a commit- We, and our loved ones now
won’t attend civil duties on
Like all nations, Australia Jacinta Price, told 3AW radio ment for improvement. at rest, deserve a better well
that day as a form of protest.
has a pitted past of memo- (16/01/2018) that the mes- Changing the date or the cared for lawn section than
With the greatest respect
rable and forgettable events sage is not coming from name does not change Dear Editor, what we are being given.
to Ms Mansfield, I am not
- neither a reason to dump sure that she will be overtly remote Australia – but from history. I want to express my dis- Can we please have some
our national day. missed. But she will no the inner-city – and a divi- We have said Sorry. We gust at the current state of respect?
The Greens Party is deep doubt be satisfied she has sive Di Natale. spend billions every year for the Maddingley General Kevin Love
into dangerous territory by complied with the ugly de- She draws the compari- indigenous advancement. Cemetery lawn section. Bacchus Marsh

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

Ballan Anglers Inc Anglican Parish of West Moorabool
ADULT EDUCATION Meeting second Wednesday every month. Hudsons Hotel, Service Times - St John’s Ballan - 1st & 3rd Sundays - 9:30am;
Ballan & District Community House 7.30pm. More anglers and families needed and welcome – 2nd & 4th Sundays – 11am Family Service. St Mark’s in the
Courses and classes. Rear Mechanics Hall, Ballan. 0400 003 936. Gordon Pub - 2nd & 4th Sundays, 5pm. Further information
All enquiries, bookings, classes & venue hire - call 5368 1934. Rose-Carers of Maddingley Park –The Rev’d Glen Wesley - 5368 2730.
Darley Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre Working Bees every 3rd Wednesday & Sunday of each Ballan Uniting Church (St. Paul’s)
33-35 Jonathan Drive, Darley. Short courses and classes. BM & month. All welcome. Enquiries - 0418 171 119. Services – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays 11.15am. 4th Sunday 9.30am
District Photography Club - Meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesday Bacchus Marsh Family Drug Support Group Reflective Worship.
of month, 7.30pm. Enquiries welcome. Phone 5367 4390. For Family Members who have a loved one affected by drugs. B3 Community
The Laurels – Bacchus Marsh Community College Enquiries - 1300 660 068. Focused, family friendly church with a difference. Services
229 Main Road, Bacchus Marsh. Courses and classes. Alanon Support Group - for families of alcoholics. every 2nd & 4th Sundays at Avenue Bowling Club, Main St,
Enquiries & enrolments - 5367 1061. Meets at 10.30am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month Bacchus Marsh.
at the Uniting Church Hall, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh. Bacchus Marsh Christian Church
Enq - 0421 222 717.
MEETINGS Lal Lal Moorabool Photographic Group Inc
Sunday Services 10am with kids program. 222 Main St,
Bacchus Marsh. Enquiries 9028 2622.
Ballan District Vintage Machinery & Vehicle Club Meeting 3rd Wednesday each month, 7pm. Soldiers Memorial Bacchus Marsh Uniting Church Parish
Meetings - second Monday each month, 8pm. Tom Mullane Hall, Lal Lal. Enquiries 5341 7535. Services - St Andrew’s 9.30am every Sunday. Pentland Hills
Pavilion, Ballan Racecourse Reserve. Enquiries – Brian 5368 Footscray Poultry Club (at Bacchus Marsh) 2pm 1st Sunday of month. Enquiries - 5367 2543 (office).
2255 or Ray 5368 1177. Meetings held 2nd Sunday of month, 2pm. Poultry Pavilion. Holy Trinity Anglican Church - Bacchus Marsh
The Pottery Group Racecourse Rec. Reserve, Balliang-Bacchus Marsh Rd, Service Times - Bacchus Marsh - Sunday 8.30am & 10am;
Tuesday and Fridays 1pm-3pm, at the Public Park Hall, (next Bacchus Marsh. All welcome – Kerry 9741 9705. Balliang - 2nd Sunday 10.30am, 4th Sunday 9am. Myrniong –
to Tennis Courts) Stanley St, Gordon. All welcome. Enquiries 1st & 3rd Sunday 11am. Enquiries – 5367 5362. 
to Maureen 0447173031. MARKETS Church of the Living God
St Andrew’s Playgroup Bacchus Marsh Ballan Lions Club Market Christian youth ministry and bible teaching. 2nd Sunday
(Behind St Andrew’s Church) Cnr Gisborne Rd & Lerderderg Next market – Saturday 3 February 2018. First Saturday each of every month, 5pm. Open to all ages. At 14 Darcy St,
St, Bacchus Marsh. Monday-Friday 9am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm. month - Inglis St, Ballan – 9am-1pm. Enquiries – 0402 390 080 Maddingley. Enq – 0408 260 727.
Enquiries – Cindy 0433 651 066 (Wayne). Bacchus Marsh Baptist Church
Moorabool Mission Recovery Group Darley Market Sundays, 10:30am, Worship Service and Children’s Program.
Struggling with addiction; Pain from the past; family member Saturday 3 February, 8am - 1pm. 1st & 3rd Saturday each Phone 5367 6550 for more details.
out of control? Meeting weekly - Wednesday, 12.30pm – Jean month at Darley Park Football Reserve. Enquiries – 0488 345 Our Lady Help of Christians Korobeit
Oomes Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh. Enq- 145 (Alan). Mass every Saturday 6.30pm.
Pastor Merv Patton – 0412 290 036. Ballan Farmers Market Golden Harvest Christian Fellowship
Ballan Playgroup Next Market – Saturday 10 February, 9am-1pm. Non denominational - Prayer every Sunday 10am, Men’s
Every Tuesday of school Term. St John’s Anglican Church 2nd Saturday each month, Mill Cottage car park. KYB Monday evenings 6pm. Ladies KYB Wednesday 1pm.
Hall  - 9:30-11:30am. Enquiries - 0409 681 138 Anna or 0421 Enq – 0498 361 291 or 0490 114 130. Further details – 0429 681 566.
905 558 Tamsin.  Bacchus Marsh Life Church
Bacchus Marsh & District Garden Club CHURCH Meeting 10am every Sunday at the BM College Drama Room,
Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm at The Laurels, Catholic Parish of Gordon in Grant Street. Enquiries Pastor Merv - 0412 290 036.
229 Main St, Bacchus Marsh. Guest Speakers. Supper after Service Times - Saturday 27 January – Clarkes Hill, 6.30 pm  St Bernard’s Bacchus Marsh Catholic Church
each meeting. All Welcome. Enquiries - Wendy 5367 4170. Sunday 28 January – Gordon, 8.45am; Ballan, 10.30am. Mass Times – Saturday- 5pm; Sunday – 8.30am & 10am.

Keep safe this fire season. Know what to do.

If the power goes out.
At times of high bushfire risk, power outages are more likely.
Stay safe and consider your need for back-up power such as:

Battery-powered radio to hear alerts A fully charged mobile phone
and warnings

Torch and some spare batteries Non-electric pump with alternative
water supply i.e. pool, tank or dam

It’s easy to be prepared.
delwp.vic.gov.au/poweroutages
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Your Upmarket New Home
A pool
– fun or
water
31 Graham Street, Ballan
feature?
As temperatures soar across
A brand new Bryan & Petersen residence on a large the state, the attraction of
694sqm block within easy walking distance to station a backyard pool increases
and supermarket and all our beautiful town of Ballan has for both home owners and
to offer. Designed for a spacious open feel with kitchen buyers.
(includes huge pantry), dining, family room featuring
How much value a pool
cathedral ceilings and separate rumpus room. Master
adds to a home is depend-
bedroom features walk-in-robe and en-suite. Second
ent on a number of factors
bedroom with walk-in-robe and third bedroom provides
including property type,
built-in robe. The alfresco provides an ideal spot for
landscaping and garden
outdoor entertainment (landscaping to be completed
size. A swimming pool is
front and rear). Also features double garage with internal
likely to add greater value
access to house.
to a family home rather than
Price: $589,000 a smaller property suited to GIL KING
downsizers. CEO, REIV
132 Corner Inglis & Fisken Streets Ballan Property location is another
key factor as areas such as over-capitalise their home. A
Rayner Phone: 5368 1057 the Mallee, Northern Coun-
try, north east and the Wim-
local real estate agent will be
able to provide home owners
mera can be warm for an with advice on compara-
extra month either side of ble sales in the area – both
summer. homes with and without a
If you’re thinking of install- pool.
ing a pool, look for a design For vendors, the presenta-
FOR SALE – $160,000 FOR SALE – $160,000 that suits your backyard and tion and maintenance of
425.6m2 approx - Lot 8A Steiglitz Street Ballan 445.4 m2 approx - Lot 8B Steiglitz Street Ballan doesn’t overwhelm your your pool will go a long way
garden. Given the variety of to determining how much of
pool sizes and shapes now an asset it is when it comes
available, a pool can be incor- time to sell. A neglected pool
porated even in areas where can be an eyesore so ensure
block sizes are decreasing. the pool is vacuumed and
A pool should complement clear of leaves and other
a property with clever land- debris.
scaping integrating indoor For those thinking of pur-
and outdoor living space. chasing a home with an ex-
With limited amount of vacant residential land available in With limited amount of vacant residential land available in Ensuring safety barriers that isting pool, it’s imperative to
Ballan, here is the opportunity to purchase a great block Ballan, here is the opportunity to purchase a great block comply with local and state inspect barriers as proposed
within walking distance to the C.B.D. and all the amenities it within walking distance to the C.B.D. and all the amenities it standards are also installed, changes to pool fences could
has to offer, including Train Station, Supermarket, Hospital, has to offer, including Train Station, Supermarket, Hospital, particularly if the property result in costly repairs or
Medical Centre, Banks, and Schools. Medical Centre, Banks, and Schools. is being rented out. replacement later on. Pro-
For all inquiries please contact: For all inquiries please contact: While a pool can add mone- spective buyers can check
Leading Edge Real Estate - 123 Inglis Street Ballan Leading Edge Real Estate - 123 Inglis Street Ballan tary advantages at sale time, with the local council as to
Office Phone: 5368 2771 Office Phone: 5368 2771 home owners should be whether the existing pool
Email: leadingedgerealestate@hotmail.com Email: leadingedgerealestate@hotmail.com aware that the project may fence is compliant.
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slow in coming. Healthwise, don’t laugh
off aches and pains.
LEO—July 23-August 22

Stars & Puzzles
Every rule has an exception, as you see throughout the
week. Someone you love may need a health hint - issue
it by Friday. A favourable financial announcement arrives
when least expected.
VIRGO—August 23-September 22
If possible, tackle whole jobs rather than single sections.
A loved one may be cynical, but don’t press. Intuitive
gifts are especially strong after the weekend.
QUICK PUZZLE LIBRA—September 23-October 22
★★★★★★★★ Your ideas are valuable things, so guard them closely.
On the other hand, express love more freely - to your
romance partner and especially to youngsters. News of
an upcoming visit brightens the weekend.
★★★★★★★★ SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
Work mates are inconsistent and a loved one is surpris-
ARIES—March 21-April 20 ingly dramatic. Be alert to a financial opportunity in the
domestic environment. Will power is low, particularly
Don’t feel obligated to defend a point of view to a criti- regarding diet.
cal friend. The weekend accents nostalgia. A loving ges-
ture puts you in a sentimental mood. Status at the SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
workplace increases.
Your memory plays games with you so double check your
TAURUS—April 21-May 22 facts. You bring a touch of class to a weekend happen-
Remember those recent ventures? Well, this is the week ing. A romantic debate is settled by Friday. Selling is fa-
to realize substantial gains. It’s also a week that favours voured all week.
house hunting, expanding educational horizons and
avoiding gossipy types. CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
Your taste is impeccable - but also leans to the expensive
GEMINI—May 23-June 21
Your parties, intimate dinners or grand buffets are
This is a mystery week. Among the offerings a sullen memorable. Spend more time encouraging loved ones to
acquaintance turns into charm personified, a missing ob- realize their potential.
ject is found in the unlikeliest place and a trip becomes
more surprising with each twist. AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
CANCER—June 22-July 22 Emotional strain eases up during this social week, with
NO. 9029 Every old saying has a new meaning, from beauty is in activities ranging from the very earthy to the glittering
ACROSS DOWN the eye of the beholder, to haste is to waste. An expected and glamorous. By the weekend you stumble on a solu-
6. Terrier (10) 1. Sheep (6) payment may be slow in coming. Healthwise, don’t laugh tion to a domestic dilemma.
8. Stare (4) 2. Blatant (7) off aches and pains. PISCES—February 20-March 20
9. Dock (4) 3. Whimper (6)
10. Essential (5) 4. Standing (6) LEO—July 23-August 22 You could find yourself purchasing a new wardrobe by
11. Whirlpool (4) 5. Corner (5) Every rule has an exception, as you see throughout the
the end of the week, taking on the role of consultant,
12. Quiet (9) 7. Garden tool (5) week. Someone you love may need a health hint - issue writer or artist. Opt for more spontaneity on the weekend.
16. Pasta (9) 13. Period (3) it by Friday. A favourable financial announcement arrives Contact out-of-town relatives, even if its not your turn.
20. Stopper (4) 14. Impartial (7) when least expected.
22. Emit (5) 15. Musical instrument BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
23. Instant (4) (5) VIRGO—August 23-September 22 Your approach to life and above all, to romance is one of
24. Button (4) 17. Coin (6) If possible, tackle whole jobs rather than single sections. optimism. You are rarely at a loss of words, which in
25. Hateful (10) 18. Lubricate (6) A loved one may be cynical, but don’t press. Intuitive your case is both a positive and negative trait. Imagination
19. Amuse (6) gifts are especially strong after the weekend. will be your best friend this year so use it to develop
21. Dizzy (5) personal and professional relationships.
LIBRA—September 23-October 22
CRYPTIC PUZZLE Your ideas are valuable things, so guard them closely.
ACROSS On the other hand, express love more freely - to your
6. Game at which you always hold very bad cards? (5,5).

SUDOKU
romance partner and especially to youngsters. News of
8. The pupil takes her around (4). 9. Search for the ba- an upcoming visit brightens the weekend.
sic cause (4). 10. Be sorry to have run out on the doctor
(5). 11. For the present, showing a talent (4). 12.Re- SCORPIO—October 23-November 21
gardless, whatever the scale of pay (2,3,4). 16. How long Work mates are inconsistent and a loved one is surpris-
the race is he’s got the plater running in (5,4). 20. Not
that it’s terribly hard to install (4). 22. In Anne Hathaway’s NUMBER GAME
ingly dramatic. Be alert to a financial opportunity in the
domestic environment. Will power is low, particularly
hair, it brought back colour (5). 23. One in-law came regarding diet.
back to complain (4). 24. She’s the one with the broken ANSWER BELOW
arm (4). 25. Accommodation for the stand-in? (6,4). SAGITTARIUS—November 22-December 22
DOWN Your memory plays games with you so double check your
1. News about the boom? (6). 2. Quite happy to cheat to facts. You bring a touch of class to a weekend happen-
get accommodation (7). 3. The book will brief you (6). 4. ing. A romantic debate is settled by Friday. Selling is fa-
How much for a horse? (6). 5. Not standing for decep- voured all week.
tion (5). 7. If the fellow gets into back-street fights (5). CAPRICORN—December 23-January 20
13. A breeze and fine rain (3). 14. Such language as is
used to describe gardens? (7). 15. Don’t worry her in Your taste is impeccable - but also leans to the expensive
half-term (5). 17. An emotional problem: will say no more Your parties, intimate dinners or grand buffets are
on the telephone (4-2). 18. Allow the French bean to memorable. Spend more time encouraging loved ones to
spread, at first (6). 19. I soon turn the page over to find realize their potential.
the killer (6). 21. Colour just a little (5). AQUARIUS—January 21-February 19
Emotional strain eases up during this social week, with
activities ranging from the very earthy to the glittering
SOLUTIONS - CROSSWORD NO. 9028
17, Hang-up. 18, Enab-le. 19, P-oison. 21, Shade.
Lying. 7, T-if-F-S. 13, AI-r. 14, Flowery. 15, T-her-e(rm). and glamorous. By the weekend you stumble on a solu-
tion to a domestic dilemma.
QUICK SOLUTIONS
Down - 1, Report. 2, Con-tent. 3, Primer. 4, A-mount. 5,
Across - 1, Generalissimo. 8, Still. 9, Parsnip. 10, In-
rma. 25, Double room. PISCES—February 20-March 20
dian. 11, Swathe. 12, Octet. 14, Aside. 18, Renown. 20, You could find yourself purchasing a new wardrobe by
is. 22, (yawahta)H-ennA (rev.). 23, Wa-I-l (rev.). 24, I-
Redden. 23, Thought. 24, Lunch. 25, Chrysanthemum. the end of the week, taking on the role of consultant,
11, Gift. 12, At any rate. 16, Three laps (anag.). 20, T-H-
Down - 1, Gossip. 2, Naiad. 3, Release. 4, Lope. 5, writer or artist. Opt for more spontaneity on the weekend.
Across - 6, Demon rummy. 8, Iris. 9, Root. 10, MO-urn.
Screw. 6, Ignited. 7, Osprey. 13, Candour. 15, Stealth. Contact out-of-town relatives, even if its not your turn.
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS
16, Critic. 17, Anthem. 19, Wages. 21, Denim. 22, Sten.
seta. 18, Grease. 19, Tickle. 21, Giddy. BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK
CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS
Angle. 7, Spade 13, Era. 14, Neutral. 15, Flute. 17, Pe- Your approach to life and above all, to romance is one of
Across - 1, Eggshell china. 8, Drill. 9, P-erus-al (rev.).
Down - 1, Merino. 2, Glaring. 3, Snivel. 4, Status. 5, optimism. You are rarely at a loss of words, which in
10, Vie-we-d. 11, S-evern. 12, Twist. 14, Slide. 18, Please
23, Tick. 24, Stud. 25, Detestable. your case is both a positive and negative trait. Imagination
(pleas). 20, Doe-s in. 23, Or-if-ice. 24, Slice. 25, Easily
Eddy. 12, Soundless. 16, Spaghetti. 20, Plug. 22, Issue. will be your best friend this year so use it to develop
managed.
Across - 6, Bedlington. 8, Gape. 9, Pier. 10, Vital. 11, personal and professional relationships.
Down - 1, End-I’ve. 2, Guise (guys). 3, Halters. 4, Lo-
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Darley Cricket Club
By Shaun Kelly with the ball for the Lions,
with Brad Barnes (2/26) and
Seniors Anurrud Rajapaksha (2/12
The Darley Lions have won off nine overs) also bowling
their way through to the Bal- well to take wickets.
larat Cricket Association’s The news wasn’t much bet-
T20 Grand Final, defeating ter for Darley’s Second XI,
Wendouree in a semi-final going down to Golden Point
on Sunday morning at Wen- by 55 runs in their one-day
douree Reserve. clash at St Patrick’s College.
After losing the toss, Dar- Darley took regular wickets
ley bowled Wendouree to hold the Pointies to 7/159
out for 113 inside their 20 off their allotted 45 overs,
overs, with regular wick- with Nick Whan return-
ets meaning that the Red ing best bowling figure of
Caps couldn’t construct the 3/33 off his nine overs, and
required partnerships to when Marcus Ingvorsen
build a strong innings. Matt (27) and Jordan Monaghan
Cape was the chief destroyer (16) clawed the Lions back
with 3/19 off his four overs, from 4/40 to 4/84, the Lions Ben Loughnane hits another boundary in his top score of 48
whilst Roshan Anuruddha had a sniff of victory in their for Ballan. He also got 3/32 with the ball later.
(2/16 off three) and Corey nostrils. That was quickly

B
Beaton (2/17 off three) also snuffed out when both bats-
allan

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helped restrict the Wendou- men were dismissed with Open age athletes competing in the 1500m walk.
ree batsmen. the score still on 84, and it
wasn’t long after that the
Bacchus Marsh Little Athletics ricket
In contrast, partnerships
helped bring Darley vic- Lions’ innings was closed, Inter-Centre Competition lub
tory, losing just one wicket dismissed for 104 with nine Last Saturday evening the Bacchus Marsh Little Athletics
as they passed Wendouree’s overs still to bat. Centre participated in an Inter-Centre Round competition Ballan Cricket Club
score with six balls remain- A century to Bryce Galea at the Victoria University Wyndham Sporting Complex, Ballan 1 St X1
ing. Lachie Herring and An- led Darley’s Third XI to their Werribee. Athletes from Brimbank, Corio, Melton City, Ballan 198 def Wendouree 156
urrudh Rajapaksha put on second victory of the season, Werribee and Bacchus Marsh competed against each other
Batting - B Loughnane 48, J McGregor 42, N Heafield 32, H
40 runs for the opening part- overcoming Ballarat-Redan in a fun and friendly environment.  The athletes produced
by 20 runs on the number Micallef 24.
nership before Rajapaksha some great results and relished in the opportunity to
two oval at Alfredton. compete on a synthetic track; a first for a number of our Bowling - R Ranieri 6-0-3/30, M Snaith 9-1-2/24, B
was dismissed for 23 off just
Galea batted through the Loughnane 9-1-2/32, D Gardiner 6-0-2/27, Z Graham 7-1-1/25.
16 balls, bringing Roshan junior athletes.   The open age and Under 12 athletes enjoyed
Anuruddha to the crease to Lions’ 45 over innings to the opportunity of competing in a walk event for the first Ballan won the toss and batted first losing early wickets
join Herring as the two led make his second century time. sitting on 5/63 before an 87-run partnership between Ben
the Lions into the Grand for the club, with his 108 Loughnane and Jack McGregor, allowed Hayden Micallef to
This week the Centre competition will return to Masons
Final, with Herring scoring including 12 fours and lead- come in and hit big in the final overs to finish at 198. Riely
Lane on Saturday (27 Jan) morning commencing at 8.30am.
an unbeaten 41 from 56 balls ing Darley to an impressive Ranieri bowled an excellent opening spell to pick up three
and Anuruddha making 43 7/261, with Brendan Densley wickets and was well supported by all bowlers. Wendouree
off 42 balls. contributing 72 in a 165 run lost wickets without being able to build partnerships to be
partnership with Galea for all out for 156.
The Lions will now face
Napoleons-Sebastopol in the the fourth wicket that set up
Ballan 2nd X1
T20 Grand Final at Alfredton the win.
Ballan 7/210 lost North Ballarat 1/213
Reserve at 4pm on Sunday Ballarat-Redan made a good
fist of the run chase, with all Batting - R Lindsey 89, S Newton 65, J Costello 29 not out
28 January.
but three batsmen scoring in Bowling - S Newton 5-0-1/42
In Saturday cricket, Darley’s
First XI finals hopes have double figures, but the total
proved too much as the Two
Avenue Bowling Club Ballan batted first and posted a good score of 210 due to
an excellent partnership between Rob Lindsey and Shane
been dealt a blow with a loss Mid-Week Pennant
to Mount Clear in a one-day Swords were bowled out Newton, they were well supported by John Costello. Ballan’s
in their final over for 241. Results – Round 13 bowlers struggled to get wickets which enabled North
fixture.
Hamish Wheeler took three Division 1: Midlands Golf 16 defAvenue 0 Ballarat to get to Ballan’s score easily.
The Lions, who have a bye
wickets, with his opening Division 2: Avenue 16 def Creswick 0
next week, will likely have to
bowling partner Jimmy Mar-
win all three of it’s remain- Division 5: Avenue 14 def Ballarat North 2.
tindale taking two wickets
ing Ballarat Cricket Associa- Weekend Pennant
and Densley capped off an
tion games to have a hope of
impressive individual day Results – Round 12
playing finals cricket again by capturing the final wicket
this season after a three- Division 2: Waubra 16 def Avenue 2
of the game in his only over
wicket loss puts them two Division 3: Central Wendouree 14 def Avenue 4
for the day.
games behind fourth-placed Division 5: Avenue 18 def B.M.S. 0
Darley’s Fourth XI also
Wendouree in sixth position Division 7: Avenue 16 def Clunes 2
tasted victory, with an im-
on the ladder. Best rink - Dennis Hardiment, Dorothy Cook, Beryl Ham
pressive run chase to knock
Darley captain/coach Mi- over VRI Delacombe by five and Dian Hardiment.
chael Alexander won the wickets.
toss and batted at Darley
The Lions bowled first, with
Park on Saturday, only to see
Thomas Gibbs helping to
his team bundled out for 134
keep the target manageable
on a tricky batting wicket.
for his batsmen by taking
It could have been much four of the last five wickets
worse with the Lions top of the game to take VRI De-
order having no influence lacombe from 4/197 to all out
on the game to see them tee- 215, and Gibbs returning fig-
tering at 5/39, but a 41 run Riley Ranieri opened the bowling for Ballan and took 3/30
ures of 4/9 off just 3.4 overs. off his 6 overs.
sixth-wicket partnership
between Roshan Anurud-
Darley’s run chase started
well, with captain Tim Gal-
Ballan Golf Club
dha (30) and Matt Cape (29) lagher and Darren Hynes Results - Week ending Saturday 20 January
helped bring some respect- putting on 85 runs for the Wednesday Stableford
ability back to the scorecard, first wicket before Gallagher Winner John Costello (21) 40 points, R/up John Fitzgerald
with Ben Longhurst (16) and was dismissed for 44. Hynes (24) 39 points on c/b from Bob Arklay (10).
Dave Hoey (19 not out) also then took charge, scoring NTPs - 12th Bob Arklay, 15th Barry Lenaghan
contributing valuable runs 71 runs with four bounda-
in the lower order. Magpie - 14th Chris Tudor.
ries and a six before being
For a little while though dismissed with the score Saturday Stableford - Round 1 House Teams.
it looked like it might be on 134, at which time Clint A Grade - Winner  Kevin Lockman (14) 38 points,
enough, with Cape tak- Salisbury stood up for his R/up Frank Raffaele (10) 37 points.
ing three early wickets to team, batting through the B Grade - Winner on the day Athol Love (22) 42 points,
have Mount Clear precari- remainder of the innings to R/up Andrew Germon (26) 41 points.
ously placed at 5/44, but the bring up his second half-cen-
Mounties middle and lower NTPs -12th Peter Di Fiore, 15th John Muhlhan.
tury in as many matches as
order also batted well to pass his 58 runs saw Darley over Magpies - 1st Greg McAloon, 18th Anthony Moore, 
Darley’s score with an over the line in a win that solidi- Balls 6, Cut-off 37 points: Frank Raffaele, Kev Lockman, Jack McGregor takes a stumping off Ben Loughnane’s
left to play. fies their place in sixth spot Athol Love, Andrew Germon, Peter Clifford, bowling.  Jack, in a partnership of 87 with Ben, also scored
Cape’s 3/25 led the way on the ladder. John Fitzgerald. 42. Photos – Chris Thom
Motoring
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MOTORING MOORABOOL
Matt Barton - Grooming A World Champion
By John Orchard In 2015 Matt finished third overall in the
Australian Moto 3 Championship, even
After my competitive years of motorcycle with a couple of mechanical DNFs (Did
roadracing were over, I thought I’d try my Not Finish). Also in 2015 Matt competed
hand at commentating at some Victorian in his first actual World Championship
race events. At that time, Juniors under race at Australia’s Phillip Island circuit,
the age of 16 years were being offered a riding as a wildcard (a wildcard is a local
chance to sample the sport, and one name rider selected for a one-off World event in
that kept popping-up in my riders result their home country) in the Moto 3 class.
sheet was Matt Barton; Matt is from the Again in 2016, Matt was selected as a
Moorabool area, so this week we’ll focus wildcard for the Australian round of the
on Matt’s racing career so far. World Motorcycle Championship Moto 3
Like many good riders these days, Matt class, finishing in an incredible 20th place
started young; four years old riding the against the world’s best.
small Yamaha PeeWee 50 machine, and In 2017, Matt rode the 1000cc class, a big
playing on various dirtbikes since then. step for a young guy, but for 2018 a Yamaha
With a motorcycle racing heritage from R6 600cc machine is the weapon of choice
both Grandfathers (yes Grandfathers for the Australian Championship, with
from both his Mother and Father’s side) a few Victorian rounds thrown in for
and Father, 1996 Australian Long track good measure. For 2019 his goal is to
Championship winner Chris Barton, head to Europe for the European Moto
Matt was not really destined to follow a 2 Championship, as a stepping-stone for
ball-sport career. the World stage.
Back when I first noticed Matt in 2009, Has Matt received any major injuries
he was riding a Junior roadracing you ask? A broken pelvis back in 2014
Matt with 2016 wildcard ride team.
machine ‘Metrakit’ of Spanish seems to be about the only one. Now 21
manufacture, he was 13 years old, and years old, Matt is working as a fitter and
with encouragement and support from machinist at motorcycle performance
his family he started making his mark in parts manufacturer EZE Race Products in
the motorcycle racing scene. After doing
New Gisborne.
well in a number of state level events, he
People helping Matt to follow his path
soon moved out of the Junior Metrakit
to motorcycle stardom are, of course, his
machine classes, and with his sights set
Dad, Martin Norman and Ian Stacey plus
on World Championship racing, in 2011
sponsors: Five Gloves, Dolphin Fencing,
in Spain, Matt rode a KTM ‘Moto 3’ bike
(for those that don’t know, a ‘Moto 3’ class Blue Marlin Pools & West End Mazda;
bike is a very high performance single without their valued support his struggle
cylinder 250cc fourstroke machine) and would be near impossible.
the ‘KTM250RBR’ (identical machines Matt’s hero (if any racer has to put
prepared for a class called the Red Bull another rider on a pedestal) is of course
Rookies); these bikes are prepared for most people’s favourite Valentino Rossi.
young riders to taste their first experience Wishing Matt the best in his battle to
of world championship style racing. world supremacy, looks like you’ve made
Matt’s next international foray was in a good start so far. I’ll keep our readers
2013 in Malaysia, riding a Honda Moto- updated with Matt’s progress, after all,
3 machine. Moto 3 and Moto 2 (600cc we’ve got to follow the local guy.
four cylinder machines) classes are run - Johnny O
alongside the MotoGP class at the World Provide feedback or questions to –
Championships rounds around the world. office@themooraboolnews.com.au Matt on the big 1000 at round 7 of the Australian 2017 Champs.

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