ISSUE 740 FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2011
VILLA FARCE NO GO: Red tape is holding up progress on Fortuna Villa. Photo: ANDREW PERRYMAN
By ROSEMARY SORENSEN
THE future of Bendigoâ€™s grand historical mansion is bogged so deep in political bickering and buckpassing, all hope of an outcome any time soon has gone. This week, there were more conspiracies floating around than in a Dan Brown novel: mysterious cabinet documents that nevertheless sit on an opposition politicianâ€™s desk, and commercial-in-confidence letters that are also bandied about and quoted when it suits. Meanwhile, the big ornate For-
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tuna Villa sits on its prime Bendigo site, the outbuildings an asbestos hazard, the grounds contaminated by untreated mine tailings, costing a shade under $1 million every year in security and basic upkeep. With its destiny in the hands of Messrs Damian Drum and Steve Gibbons, Fortuna is now one large embarrassment, a white elephant without a future.
The story thus far: a document variously described as a Business Plan or Feasability Study was commissioned in May last year by the former Brumby Government. According to Nationals Member for Northern Victoria Region Damian Drum, that â€œback of a beer coaster, cobbled togetherâ€? document was â€œthin on planning, outcomes, costs and where millions in
ongoing funding was supposed to come from.â€? It was also, according to Mr Drum, submitted to cabinet by the Brumby Government, who announced just before the state election funding of $7 million and a commitment to negotiating with the Federal Government. That makes the document unavailable to both the public
and the current state government. However, a copy of that document sits in Mr Drumâ€™s office, and it was from his assessment of it that he issued statements about the unfeasibility of the plan, and also the desire of the previous Labor Government to hide its shortcomings. At the same time, the Fortuna Action Group applied for the release of the report under the Freedom of Information Act.
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IT must be summer when talk around Bendigo consists of Lake Eppalock, swimwear and tennis. Summer’s Bendigo Magazine has hit the stands, and as well as looking at all of the above, there are a couple of surprises in store. “You will be forgiven if you do a double take,” editor Andrea Coates said. “Bendigo Magazine has undergone a little makeover. Cleaner layouts, more gorgeous photographs and a new font or two means you have a simply stunning new way to enjoy the Bendigo Magazine you have always known and loved. “This issue includes beautiful babies who arrive too early, a second post-drought summer of a brimming Lake Eppalock,
the Bendigo Art Gallery hosting yet another fine exhibition and all the regulars such as competitions, photo opportunities, food, wine, entertainment, house, garden, people, life and the latest fashion looks for this summer.”
The revamped Bendigo Magazine also coincides with the relaunch of its new-look website www.bendigomagazine.com.au “We are really excited about this,” Ms Coates said. “You now have access to current issue editorial and photog-
raphy, online versions of our previous issues, competitions, photos from events around town and much more,” she said. Bendigo Magazine is on sale for $4.95 from newsagents, petrol stations, milk bars and supermarkets in the Bendigo area.
State Government provides $750,000 top-up grant
Library’s happy chapter By ROSEMARY SORENSEN
GOLDFIELDS Library Corporation delivered a strong set of numbers in the annual report this week. And its success was rewarded with another fine number: a $750,000 top-up grant from the State Government. Across the network’s 11 libraries (including the mobile service), membership increased 8.54 per cent in 201011, from 79,456 to 86,245. The total number of loans also increased 9.6 per cent, from 1.5 million in 2009-10 to 1.6m in the last financial year. During the year, too, the Corporation adopted a five-
UPGRADE: Craig Niemann. Photo: BILL CONROY
year Library Plan, and endorsed the Masterplan for the Bendigo Library.
That redevelopment project received a boost this week when Local Government Minister Jeanette Powell announced Bendigo will receive $750,000 as part of the $17.2 million Living Libraries scheme. This tops up the $2 million regional development grant, which the City of Greater Bendigo council voted last month to commit to the library’s $8.4 million redevelopment. Council chief executive officer Craig Niemann said the 28-year-old library had served the community well, but it needs to be upgraded.
“It’s time to bring on a contemporary look and feel to respond to the way libraries operate now,” Mr Niemann said. Library chief executive Carolyn Macvean said the increase in membership and usage is a result of an increase in both the collection and programs. “We have a better collection now, and there are many more uses for the collection,” Ms Macvean said. “We have drawn in people we wouldn’t have had in the library before and with the new development, we expect that to grow even more.” Building works are scheduled to begin in June next year and expected to be completed within two years.
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Tree a kick start to Christmas
TreaT Time: mayor rod Fyffe, santa and camp Hill Primary school students Harry Jackel, rory marshall, emma webb and Neve surridge with the new christmas tree in Pall mall. Photo: BILL CONROY
THE appearance of the Downtown Bendigo Christmas Tree in Rosalind Park means two things, the Christmas festive season has arrived in Bendigo and the annual lighting of the tree is only hours away. Festivities surrounding the lighting up of the tree will be held tonight from 6pm. City of Greater Bendigo mayor Rod Fyffe said the evening was always a popular one. “I encourage everyone to bring along a picnic and find a spot on the grass in Queen Victoria Gardens or Rosalind Park and enjoy this free family event which really does mark the countdown to Christmas in Bendigo,” he said. Festivities include roving entertainers and a range of carnival rides in Sidney Myer Place, next to the Bendigo Visitor Centre. Visitors to Rosalind Park will be entertained by Bendigo Health’s Bennie and Hellie, the City of Greater Bendigo’s Goldie the Wonder Dog and Ben and Jo, Bendigo Bank Piggy, and Variety the Children’s Charity Heart. The Variety Santa Fun Run – a three kilometre walk/run within Rosalind Park – will begin at 5.30pm and finish at 7pm. Entertainment on the stage will kick off at 7.30pm with Jonathon Ridnell of ABC Central Victoria as compere. Guest performers will include Bendigo’s own Alana and Courtney Conway and the Bendigo Primary School Christmas Choir, as well as a visit from Santa. The tree will be lit up at 9pm.
HEATHCOTE residents will have better access to Bendigo on most Saturdays from now until January 28. The City of Greater Bendigo’s B-Line Transport Connections Project, Heathcote Health and McIvor Neighbourhood House have partnered to introduce a Festive Season Community Transport service. The service will depart at 10am from the old Ampol Roadhouse in Heathcote and will stop at Axedale Uniting Church, The Zone Family Entertainment Centre, Bendigo Bowling Centre, Bendigo Cinemas and the Bendigo Railway Station. The return journey will depart Bendigo Railway Station at 3.15 pm. A $3 booking fee each way is payable and seating is limited. Bookings are essential and can be made by phoning 5431 0930.
climate‘juryout’ By ANTHONY RADFORD
BENDIGO’S next mayor does not believe climate change is manmade, going against the bulk of scientific evidence. Flora Hill Ward councillor Alec Sandner will take over from City of Greater Bendigo Rod Fyffe as mayor on Tuesday. Despite the council having policies in place to help it limit its impact on climate change, Cr Sandner told the Bendigo Weekly “the jury was still out” on the cause of it. “I am aware climate change is taking place, but I am not a supporter of either side of the debate,” he said. “I have studied both sides of the argument, that is it man-
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made or naturally occurring, and the jury is still out as far as I am concerned.
“If you look at the evidence rationally, not emotionally, there isn’t enough either way, but it is happening and we have to accept it.” Cr Sandner was addressing the issue of council’s $40 million drainage backlog. He said council had identified the main problems and was working as hard as it could, with as much money as it could, to solve the problems. “If you have 16 millimetres of rain in 16 minutes like we did recently, which is monsoonal rain, we are not geared for it,” he said. Cr Sandner said his 12-month mayoralty, which will lead up to a council election next November, would be the continuation of the current council’s work.
“It will be all about managing growth,” he said. “It is an exciting time in Bendigo, with the hospital and many developments around the city, the car park, the art gallery, the theatre and the Kangaroo Flat Aquatic Centre. In addition to that we also need to focus on our day-to-day activities. “Next year will continue the patterns set in the previous three years,” he said.
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Symbolic ending adds new bloom
BENDIGO’S Chinese Precinct redevelopment is finally complete, more than a year after its official opening. Days before last year’s federal election, the precinct was opened amid much fanfare and touting that it was finished “on time and under budget”. The “under budget” part of that statement was made possible because the redevelopment was incomplete, with one of the structures, a pink chrysanthemum, not built. This week, that chrysanthemum, built at a cost of $140,000, was opened, thanks to the State Government. To celebrate, Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship Minister Nicholas Katsiras cut the ribbon on the new installation. The third flower in the precinct’s design is significant. Golden Dragon museum general manager Anita Jack said the flowers represented the three philosophies intrin-
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sically important in Chinese culture. “These philosophies have shaped Chinese culture for over 2000 years,” she said. “Chinese art is awash with symbolism. Flowers when used in Chinese art form what is almost a language with their rich meanings and interpretations.” The existing red lotus flower is a symbol of summer and is sacred in Buddhist teachings. The gold allium is a type of garlic. The flower was included into the precinct to represent the Taoist religion. The pink chrysanthemum is associated with autumn. “Confucius is said to have made the earliest written reference to the chrysanthemum,” Ms Jack said. “After being cultivated in China these flowers made their way to Japan where they became a national and imperial symbol. “It is a symbol of longevity because of its health-giving properties.”
FLOWER POWER: A Chinese lion celebrates the new installation. Photo: BILL CONROY. More photos at www.bendigophotos.com
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MAKING A POINT: Nurses on the march. Photo: BILL CONROY. More photos at www.bendigophotos.com
Battle on for nurses BENDIGO nurses and midwives marched with their families and community supporters yesterday to highlight their campaign to save and improve nurse/midwife patient ratios. The rally began at the Bendigo hospital and marched to the Bendigo Civic Gardens. Bendigo regional Australian Nursing Federation industrial relations organiser Loretta Marchesi said the industrial action was more than just about pay. “We are marching to save and improve our nurse/midwife patient ratios, which are under threat with these negotiations,” she said. “Ratios provide minimum safe staffing levels. It’s disappointing that Health Minister Davis wants to erode the system that has proven to be successful.
“Anyone who has been in hospital in the past 10 years will clearly know ratios allow the nurses to provide high quality care to their patients. Who doesn’t want that?” March organiser and district nurse Maria Mondini said the retention and extension of ratios was a critical is-
each patient,” she said. “Rehabilitation ward ratios are even lower, stretching those nurses to the limit, and there is no mandated method to manage nurses’ workload in many areas such as Hospital in the Home and District Nursing. “Sadly, the employers and
There is no mandated method to manage nurses’ workload in many areas sue for nurses and midwives working in the public hospital system. “While acutely ill patients in the Bendigo hospital currently have an overall level of one nurse for every four patients on the morning shift, this drops in the afternoon and overnight, which means less nursing time available for
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“Research has repeatedly shown that as numbers of highly skilled and professional nurses and midwives are reduced, that more mistakes are made and changes in patients’ conditions may be missed,” he said. “I remember when ratios were first introduced the quality of care provided increased markedly as nurses had time to provide the care patients need and, as a consequence, thousands of nurses returned to the public system. “I am afraid that if guaranteed ratios are lost, we will again see a crisis in this state as nurses and midwives leave the system, with serious consequences for the whole community.” Local nurses, midwives and Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan spoke after the march.
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Although Cabinet documents are exempt from such requests, the FOI Manager, Andrew Weston, did release part of the document in response to the request. Mr Weston withheld sections of the report, but not on the grounds that it was a “cabinet-inconfidence” document, but rather that those sections would “expose the Department (and potentially the City of Greater Bendigo) to commercial detriment”. Meanwhile, Labor’s Federal Member for Bendigo Steve Gibbons challenged Mr Drum’s assertion that the ball was now in the Federal Government’s court. Mr Gibbons issued a statement saying, “On Monday November 21, I requested that the Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Senator David Feeney provide the same letter that was received by the former State Government to the Baillieu Government inviting an expression of interest under the current guidelines for the sale of Commonwealth assets”. Unfortunately, that Parliamentary Secretary was the wrong minister. Mr Gibbons followed up a couple of days later to say that, in August, the Special Minister of State Gary Gray, who is also responsible for assets management, had written to the Victorian Government’s Minister for Rural and Regional Development Peter Ryan, advising that the Commonwealth will not offer a concessional priority sale of For-
tuna. This, Mr Gibbons said, did not prevent the state government from “providing an expression of interest for a priority purchase”. That letter, which Mr Gray’s office confirms is commercial-in-confidence, has been quoted (or paraphrased) by both Mr Drum and Mr Gibbons. Mr Gibbons says it confirms the Commonwealth require the Baillieu government to indicate an interest in the property. Mr Drum says the letter “left no doubt that even former Premier Brumby’s Labor mates in Canberra thought this idea would not work… Gary Gray’s letter simply says the Federal Government is not at all interested in that scheme.” Mr Gray’s office, approached early this week to shed some light on this muddle, decided it was “not appropriate” to comment about the commercial-in-confidence letter already quoted and paraphrased by Mr Drum. Nor were they willing or able to respond to the question about the $1 million upkeep bill on the property, because “this is a matter for Defence”. Labor’s Member for Bendigo Jacinta Allan says she will put questions on notice to state parliament next week. Maybe then we will discover if there is a commitment to working with the federal government to support Bendigo’s heritage asset. Don’t hold your breath.
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THE $4.5 million building project for St Luke’s new youth centre is designed to send a strong message to Bendigo’s young people. “We want it to be a well-resourced public space, like a high-quality university,” chief executive officer David Pugh said. “We want to say to our young people, we value you, and we value the journey you are on. “We really want you to have the confidence to use our programs, and to get quality health support from headspace upstairs.” Both Connect Central and headspace (Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation) have been temporarily housed in the Bendigo Library building. St Luke’s project man-
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The site is occupied by a former government building which will be redeveloped, and a carpark, which will be taken up to build the new part of the facility. Because it is opposite Bendigo TAFE and near B-Central, Netschool and Community Health Bendigo, Mr Pugh said the new
building will develop the concept of a youth precinct for that part of the city. The project received $2 million funding through the Australian Government’s Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. “This is St Luke’s biggest capital development to date,” Mr Pugh said. “The existing building will cost $1.6 million, and the extension around $3 million so this is a quality purpose-built facility.” Mr Pugh said the colour scheme on the outside of the building will feature the headspace green and the red and gold of the Aboriginal flag. St Luke’s is looking for another similar space for future developments. “We have lots of staff in pokey little spaces throughout the city,” he said.
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PLANS GROW: Jane Cleary, of the Friends of Bendigo Botanic Gardens. Photo: ROSEMARY SORENSEN BENDIGO Botanic Gardens will finally have a full-time curator once more. “We’re accepting it as a compromise”, Friends of Bendigo Botanic Gardens chair Jane Cleary said. “We would have liked a curator who could have overseen the whole development through all the major works that will be done, but it is good we will now have a curator who is a horticulturalist.” City of Greater Bendigo council endorsed a recommendation at its meeting this week for the creation of two new positions. A gardens development
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clarified for council the importance of having two appointments, working in tandem to implement the Master Plan. “We always hoped to bring on a curator in the
Our discussions with the Friends convinced us not to delay too long A curator – expected to be a horticulutralist – will begin next financial year in an ongoing role. Council Presentation and Assets director Darren Fuzzard said discussions with the Friends had
financial year following the appointment of a landscape architect, and our discussions with the Friends convinced us not to delay too long,” Mr Fuzzard said. “We see these as complementary positions.”
Mrs Cleary said while the Friends would have liked major work to begin this year, it was also important that people could access the gardens across the holiday period. She paid tribute to councillor Lisa Ruffell, who is a member of the Friends, and who supported them through the campaign for timely implementation of the Master Plan. “You don’t always realise what a treasure you have in a person,” Mrs Cleary said. “She really stuck her neck out for us, and helped us achieve this.”
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WHEN Paul Yamire moved to Bendigo in 2008, he bought a house across the road from the Kennington Oval. â€œI fell in love with the architecture here,â€? he says. â€œItâ€™s so full of history and so much better to live in than cold modern houses.â€? Just how full of history he discovered one day when he answered a knock on the door. â€œOne of the sisters whose grandfather built
the house was visiting and wanted to see the place and say hello,â€? Paul says. â€œI was shocked, but it was good she came by. â€œIt was so clear she has such a warm place in her heart for the house.â€? The house dates back to the 1900s, when it was built by Alex Dempster as a pub. Alex married Emma Nicholls in 1913, at the Church of Christ in Golden Square, and they lived in that house, where later, after Alex had died, their
grandchildren, Yvonne and Judy would visit. Judyâ€™s letter to Paul, which followed Yvonneâ€™s visit, outlines what life was like in Bendigo during and after the Second World War, when they lived with their grandmother in what is now Paulâ€™s house. â€œIt was a wonderful place to grow up in, with a magical backyard,â€? she writes. â€œThe bus into Bendigo cost 2 pence each way and the bus driver (Mr Slow) frequently stopped the bus
to kill snakes, which he duly hung over the nearest fence. â€œWe got most of our groceries from Mr and Mrs Ballâ€™s shop on the corner of Sternberg and Mundy streets, a hive of activity in those days.â€? The house was sold in 1962, when Emma could no longer live there on her own. Paul bought the house from the Cushings, who had called it Allamede, in memory of Alex and Emma Dempster.
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Bendigo Weekly – Friday, December 2, 2011
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Ben – It’s the local you know, 3BO. Time to make a few waves with the editor of the Bendigo Weekly, Anthony Radford. Radders, the nurses are set to make their point locally on Thursday I understand Anthony – Yes the much-publicised nurses industrial action puts on a Bendigo face on Thursday, with a march from the hospital to the Civic Gardens. The nurses’ claims are not all about pay and conditions, although I believe they should be paid a lot more than they are now. They fear the State Government, and we have seen a fair bit of evidence about this, wants to start messing wit the agreed nurse to patient ratio, which at the moment is one nurse to four patients. They have community support on this one, and I reckon they know it. Ben – Let’s hope that can be resolved as soon as possible. Anytime patient safety is brought into things it is a bit of a worry. We know about the housing boom here in Central Victoria at the moment, especially out Huntly way, with a new large development soon to kick off out there, What’s your take on this? Anthony – This is something that was announced on Monday. Huntly will be the home of a project aimed at putting a dent in Bendigo’s housing affordability issues. This 800-strong housing development will include 60 houses where people will be given a $64,000 grant to help them be able to own their own property. It’s a good idea and maybe there needs to be more of this. I reckon it should be compulsory in all large housing developments in the state. Ben – Look forward to seeing the wash up of that one, Before I let you go, there are a coupe of thinks happening on Friday as far as Christmas is concerned. I’m sure you’re looking forward to the lighting of the Christmas tree? Anthony – Always a popular event this one, and rightly so. It’s early December and that means Christmas lights and decorations. The Rosalind Park tree will be lit on Friday, Santa will be there, there will be activities for the kids and this year there will be a Variety Club Santa fun run, which should be a great sight.
Water is a worry WITH regard to your article ‘Outpouring on drains’ (Bendigo Weekly, November 18) this problem needs to be addressed. My crushed rock driveway has all but been washed into my backyard. The drain at the top of my drive keeps getting blocked and at my age, 72, and suffering from osteoarthritis, I should not have to get down and clean it out. Many a time I have had to wade in my backyard with water nearly up to my knees especially after a heavy rain. The camber of Specimen Hill Road needs to be changed as water doesn’t run up hill, and the road slants to the low side of the above. Beverly Hall, Bendigo
Permission not obtained THE response by Prue Mansfield to comments by James Lerk about the draft Heritage Report in the Bendigo Weekly, November 25, does not adequately address the important issue raised by James. The copyright of local historians is being infringed because the consultants involved in preparing the report did not obtain permission to copy extracts from the work of the historians/copyright holders. The copyright act requires that permission be obtained. Historians and others interested in this matter should read the draft report and download a copy of the Australian Copyright Act 1968 and Amendments, available at www.austlii.edu.au click on Commonwealth Resources, then Commonwealth Consolidated Acts, then Acts beginning with C, then Copyright Act 1968. Clauses 31,32,33,36 and 38 of the Act are written in plain English and are relevant here. Having read these documents interested persons can determine for themselves whether there is infringement of copyright. Ralph Birrell, Strathfieldsaye
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Leader Tony Abbott. Why is it that every time he and the Liberal Party screams “it’s undemocratic” it is always when they have been outsmarted by this government which is led by a very smart female, like it or not. Which brings me to the context of this discussion. It seems political nous of any consequence is non-existent in the Liberal Party, together with a policy vacuum. We have seen once again Mr Abbott going off his scone, because one of his Coalition members told him what he could do with his party, because of the interference of the Queensland LNP. He then claimed that a sleazy deal had been done by the Labor Party, but Peter had put the slipper under him, because he didn’t know what was going on in his own party. I am sure if the same thing had happened under a Liberal Government, it would have been claimed as a brilliant tactical manoeuvre. The member in question has received the Liberal Party’s support for over a decade, fully aware of his supposed travel expense problems while a Liberal Party member, but Abbott stayed silent. We have seen a politically desperate Mr Abbott pull all the tricks in the book, including not
pairing government members to try and destabilise and bring down the government, and telling all and sundry that he would be in the Lodge by Christmas. People in the real world are tired of his attitude and arrogance, that suggests he and his party have the God-given right to rule our country regardless of whether you have the numbers or not, and suggest that anyone who votes for an alternative party of any kind, has had a lobotomy. Time for a rethink, Tony. Ken Price, Eaglehawk
School has impact IT was a great pleasure to attend the opening of the second and final stage of the redevelopment of Eaglehawk Secondary college last Thursday. Congratulations to Karen Roberts and her team of dedicated staff, the school council and parents for overseeing the rebuilding of the entire school. Already the new school is having an impact with teachers telling me about the difference it is making for students. Eaglehawk is the second school to have its building works finished under a program put in place by the Labor Government to rebuild all four of Bendigo’s junior secondary colleges.
Crusoe College in Kangaroo Flat was completed last year and Bendigo South East and Weroona College are well on the way. As local member, I pushed hard for the funds to build these schools, and I will continue to work hard to support schools in Bendigo. Jacinta Allan Member for Bendigo East
Where is our museum? WHEN I read about the historical society I cannot help but admire them for their attempts to preserve and find a home for Bendigo’s many artifacts. Of course this has been going on for years. Many tourists ask why we do not have a museum like other cities. They would be interested to see our rich and colourful history. It is very discouraging to read that some of our history is to be sold off to preserve it. I suppose that is better than leaving it to deteriorate like Fortuna. Dorothy Mason, Bendigo Tell us your thoughts Email: email@example.com Write to: Letters to the Editor, PO Box 324, Bendigo 3552
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IF ever you needed an example of why people become cynical about politics, you could do no better than putting up Fortuna Villa in Bendigo as a case in point. Itâ€™s not a critical issue, and there are far more important problems confronting our region than what to do with a heritage building. But if we canâ€™t get both sides of politics at state and federal level talking together and nutting out a solution for something this simple, what hope do we have that they can work together on the big issues? We can only now guess at what could be happening on the Chum Street site if there had not been a change of government at last yearâ€™s state election. The offer was at least on the table: $7 million towards a plan that would require $10 million from the Federal Government and $3 million from the City of Greater Bendigo to put into action. It was even then a risky proposition, requiring a great number of ifs
Editorial Comment and buts to be sorted through. Now, it seems, those ifs and buts are never to be addressed, as the Nationalâ€™s representative for northern Victoria Damian Drum has declared the plan rubbish. Itâ€™s up to the Federal Government to say what they will do with Fortuna, since itâ€™s the Defence Department that owns it, Mr Drum says. Laborâ€™s Steve Gibbons has countered that this is ridiculous. He says any progress on Fortuna requires the Baillieu State Government to make a move one way or another, either saying they do want to buy or not. So, here we are, at a stalemate,
and meanwhile Fortuna Villa, surrounded by barbed wire, and costing $80,000 every month for security and basic upkeep, has been relegated well and truly to the too-hard basket. Is it really this difficult? The Friends of Fortunaâ€™s Patrick Thwaites has devoted his time and energies to putting up a business case for the site, but why a community group is being asked not only to come up with the ideas but also to fund a feasibility study for their plans is another example of the muddled thinking now surrounding the site. The council, understandably perhaps, is keeping a low profile on all this, but maybe they need to show their hand a little more clearly. If they have neither the power nor the means to mediate what has become a stand-off, to find a way to make discussion possible, nothing will happen until one or other side of politics has power both at state and federal level.
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A MONSTER annual Christmas sale to be held at Mandurang Valley Wines on Sunday will see a wide range of goods on offer. Baked Christmas cakes and puddings, panforte and shortbread. Preserves of jams, jellies, sauces and chutneys. There will be all types of plants; kitchen garden herbs, vegetables, topiaries, succulents and, red geraniums. And that’s how the group behind this monster sale settled on their unusual name, ...and the Red Geranium inc., the geraniums always tend to be tagged on the end of their impressive list of produce. Group member Roz Effenberg says: “It’s a bit like the Partridge and the Pear Tree, we have this and that, and red geraniums. “It also typifies our group. Nearly everyone has a red geranium in their garden, we
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break a bit off and pass it on to someone else. This is what our group does, we share our garden cuttings and produce and pass them onto others,” Roz said. The not-for-profit group began in 2000, raising money for the local community and after only two fundraisers each, they year have donated in excess of $166,000. About 20 members tend the plants and cook throughout the year but on Sunday it will be all hands on deck with family and friends enlisted to help. “Sixty-four volunteers will manage roles from traffic controllers to sausage cooks.” Roz said. Much like the geraniums, the Christmas sale has flourished. In 2000, after only a couple of months work, it resulted in the grand total of $1,500, escalating to $11,000 in 2001 and ten years later, the 2010 sale raised $30,000 for three Bendigo causes. This year the proceeds are earmarked for the Bendigo Hospice and the Bendigo arm of YWCA Encore and the Bendigo Health Foundation which receives ongoing funds each year. Application forms for funding from the ...and the Red Greanium group will be available at the sale or via email request; firstname.lastname@example.org Sunday’s sale will feature music, Devonshire teas, barbecue, raffle, children’s stories and face painting. New products added to the range this year are chilli jelly, lemon cordial and medlar jelly and the best news is, EFTPOS will be available for the first time. The sale is hugely popular, be sure to arrive early and take a big basket. ...and the red geranium Christmas sale Sunday, December 4, 10am to 3pm at Mandurang Valley Wines, Fadersons Lane (off Tannery lane) Mandurang. – VICKI HARRINGTON
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Bidding to make a change Last Friday was big. The Biggest Ever Blokes Lunch and White Ribbon Day were both spreading the word.
IT happens in films and comedy skits, and it’s finally happened to me. I was at the Biggest Ever Blokes Lunch last Friday and was taken up in the excitement of it all. A few drinks, a burger or two and a chunk of chicken caveman style and I was having a whale of a time. The speeches and games had happened, Nick from work had woken up after his afternoon nap, and all was set for the auction. It was a fundraiser for prostate cancer research after all. The bidding was frantic and generous, and all items went beyond the suggested value. One was hovering around the $1000 mark and I was distracted by an empty beer bottle. Mine. Luckily I saw Ashleigh weaving through the tables clutching a few bottles of joy. I waved to gain her attention. “Thanks Steve, the bid is now at $1200,” said auctioneer Keith Sutherland. Ouch, thankfully my negative response showed I had bid in error and I managed to extricate myself from a costly mistake. But how silly to fall for that one, after all of the movies it happens in. I was too shocked to have a beer for a while, and laughed it off as if I had done it for a joke. Bloody idiot.
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I have no idea what I nearly bought, could have been a set of golf clubs for all I know. That would have been a real waste, as I can’t play, and have no desire to. May have had to take it up for a good cause. Talking of good causes, along with the prostate cancer awareness fundraiser, Friday was big for another reason. It was White Ribbon Day. It is a valid project to highlight domestic violence and reduce, if not stop, violence against women. It aims to bring out in the open the horrors and incidence of unacceptable violence, and to encourage respect for women. They are on to a winner, because who could disagree with the cause? Certainly not me. I do disagree with the tactic of asking men to sign a pledge not to hit women. I actually find it offensive for someone to consider I am capable of the act and want to bind me to a promise. Anyone who bashes their wife would sign and break the pledge, and the majority, myself included,
wouldn’t dream of it anyway. I find the whole pledge idea pointless and mere tokenism. Except of course to raise awareness of the cause, which it has done. Congratulations. I think the white ribbon focus needs to shift a bit. Alongside the current message, parents need to be telling their children violence is not an option in life.
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It’s too late to tell an adult not to harm his wife. By then it’s a deep-rooted problem that may have been there since youth. Parents must tell their children it’s not OK to hit someone, to harm an animal, or call someone a name just because they are from another country. Teach them to respect everyone equally. Make bigotry and misogyny ta-
boo subjects and respect of others as a matter of course. To force innocent people to sign a pledge against something so outlandish would not be needed, if the situation was not allowed to rise in the first place. It needs to be on the school agenda, and on the agenda of every parent, grandparent, carer, teacher and anyone who has an input into the social education of our young.
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THE inaugural Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival laid it on in magnificent style, catering for music lovers of all ages and musical tastes, marking Bendigo as a premier musical city. From Thursday’s launch party held at the Gold Dust Lounge, right through to Sunday evening, our city was ringing with glorious music, and while adhering to the blues and roots label, it encompassed a deliciously overwhelming array of musical styles. Try this on for musical diversity: we experienced the rustic acoustic blues of Archer, Dave Diprose and Alawishus Jones, explosive hard edged rock and blues from the likes of the Black Aces, Jackson Firebird, the Andrew Higgs Band, Soundhole and the Vagrants, soul fans had their appetites sated by class acts Soul Child, Josh Owen and Taylor Sheridan, while those seeking some exquisitely folk tinged material were treated to sublime performances from Alanna and Alicia Egan and Michelle Meehan. Not being light on in attracting big name acts on the blues and roots scene such as Geoff Achison, Lloyd Spiegel, Pete Cornelius and the Devilles, the Andrea Marr Band, Jungal, Nick
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musical finds. Personal highlights for this reviewer include Sweet Baby James and Rob Eyers from Adelaide, regular Bendigo visitor raucous Bones Blackwood, the gorgeous Alanna and Alicia Egan, Genevieve Chadwick, whose performance style is pure dynamite, that freakish force of nature Shaun Kirk and the incomprable queen of the blues, Andrea Marr. Can’t wait to do it all again next year.
stage from an Amsterdam show supporting Elbow, Stein talks to b.entertained not from a swanky five-star hotel, but their van. It’s basically Howling Bells on wheels. “Unfortunately we don’t get hotels a lot on this tour because there’s so much driving to do and we’re doing everything ourselves,” Stein says. “A lot of the shows we just walk off the stage and get straight into the van and start driving to the next town. Get the full story at www. bendigoweekly.com.au
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communal energy saw the concert exceed all expectations. For me, the real beauty of an event such as this is the breaking down of musical boundaries and live music being laid out for those that are unaware, or uninformed, as to what is so readily available to them. It’s a beautiful thing to see fans of music styles far removed from the blues and roots scene attend gigs throughout the festival and rave excitably about new
course towards the darker arts, after leaving the sunny pop days of Waikiki far behind in 2004. “People change... it’s the same kind of evolution with musicians, you’re inspired by different things,” Stein says. For evidence, consider the relative light and fluffy Here Comes September of Waikiki with the impending Holocaust feel of Cities Burning Down off Radio Wars. So like band names and alternating styles, the lot of a band on the periphery of big-time fame, can be topsy turvy: Howling Bells are a perfect example. Having just walked off
HOWLING Bells are coming home. Alas, it’s not a permanent shift from their UK base, rather a brief reconnect with local fans to spruik their third record, The Loudest Engine. Like the previous two LPs, Howling Bells (Liverpool) and Radio Wars, TLE was recorded and produced overseas, this time in Las Vegas by friend Mark Stoermer, of The Killers fame. “We made it without a record label, so it was a priority to do it on the cheap,” lead singer Juanita Stein says. TLE maintains the band’s
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experience a unique cafe LOCALS now have another enticing cafe to experience the cafe and alfresco dining culture that Bendigo is becoming recognised for with the opening of Cafe at Hardings Cycles, right next door to Hardings Cycles at 66a Queen Street. Now everybody can enjoy the flavour of the locally freshly roasted coffee as they contemplate what mouth watering gastronomical delights to tempt their palate with, direct from Spencers Food Solutions, with a great dine-in or takeaway menu on offer. You too can savour the same sensational food and delicacies that has given proprietor Steve Spencer an exemplary reputation for his distinguished career in the hospitality industry. “this new venture combines my two favourite interests in life, cycling and
great food,” Steve said while telling the Weekly about his latest venture. With proposed alfresco seating for up 40 patrons to be completed by next week Hardings Cycle Cafe is sure to make an impression on both the cycling and noncycling fraternity.
Next time you’re in the CBD drop or pedal in to Cafe at Hardings Cycles to experience the varied and healthy menu yourself. Open seven days a week, Monday to Friday 7am to 4pm and 8am to 1pm on weekends, phone 5443 2224.
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Bendigo Weekly – Friday, December 2, 2011 ADVERTISING FEATURE
Families to get into the spirit
Light the Tree
The gold rush was the starting point, of the place that we call home, They came in search of fortune, from far away they roamed. Life was hard, in cold and rain, in dusty times and drought. They settled here, they made a town, we’re glad they stuck it out. Bendigo, the place we know, the place we know and love Where families and friendships fit like a hand inside a glove. Happy people, friendly folk, ready with a smile, Nothing’s very far away, good living, country style.
HRISTMAS is coming, so to get into the festive season spirit in Bendigo, get down to the Christmas tree lighting tonight with a host of family-friendly activities. Bring a rug and a picnic tea, sit back, relax and enjoy the evening’s entertainment as Rosalind Park comes alive from 6pm with local roving characters, the Bendigo Health fundraising carnival and Variety, the children’s charity, Santa Fun Run. ABC Radio personality Jonathan Ridnall will be compering the staged entertainment from 7.30pm to 9pm in the lead up to the lighting of the tree around 9pm. At 7:30pm enjoy live stage performances with Alana and Courtney Conway and the Bendigo Primary School Christmas Choir. The grand finale for the evening be the turning on of the lights of the Christmas tree at around 9pm. So you can participate in the evening’s festivities, the words and verses of two of the songs are reproduced on the right, so you can join in.
We’re bigger than a country town, much bigger – than Shelbourne, But smaller than the big smoke, much smaller – than Melbourne. We have here all the things we need, and all the things we like. You can walk down to the heart of town or get there on your bike. CHORUS The fountain is the central point, the place where main roads meet, It was made in 1881, and is found near Mitchell Street. The QEO in Bendigo is very well renowned, The citizens from far and wide know that it’s our sporting ground.
Light the tree, friends and dear ones will Love to see, they will thrill to the sights and the Sounds of the city, it’s Christmas time in our town. (Christmas is here) Christmas is here! Light the tree, come together with family, There’s wonder and magic to see In our city, it’s Christmas time in our town. The faces of the children glow brightly, Reflecting excitement, And longing for the day to draw near…. See the child in the faces of those who are older, Who otherwise, world-weary tread through their lives. Take the hand, of the children Recall a time, of joy and contentment You’ll find, in the city, When it’s Christmas time in our town, Christmas time in our town. Gail Godber © 2008
CHORUS At the information centre they’ll tell you where to go The poppet head, the Shamrock, are big in Bendigo, The Central Deborah Goldmine, the very first Myer store, The Goldfields library, Chinese Museum, and restaurants galore. CHORUS When you come to Bendigo you’ll have a brilliant time, The place is steeped in history and the food is just divine, You’ll meet terrific people, and see amazing things, Some day soon you’ll come right back to do it all again. CHORUS
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Santa on the run
OINCIDING with the lighting of the Downtown Bendigo Christmas Tree this evening, the Variety Santa Fun Run in Bendigo will see is a sea of red, white, and smiles in Rosalind Park as teams of Santa’s walk, hop, skip or wheelchair the 3km route. The Variety Santa Fun Run is
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sick, disadvantaged or have special needs to live, laugh and learn. Funds are spent on goods and services through their three core programs – Freedom Program, Caring for Kids Program and Future Kids Program. There is one drawback though. You must do it in a Santa suit which is included in the registration fee, so no excuses for not getting into the Christmas
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THERE were three industrial structures that dominated Irishtown, largely because they were physically so prominent, on this relatively flat area which had been denuded of trees in the early 1850s. Towering above the tents, huts, simple slab structures and small weatherboard cottages was the Bendigo Gas Company Works with its very tall octagonal brick chimney. The gasworks could be spotted kilometres away from up the valley of the Bendigo Creek and Bendigo Flat. Even the retort building of the gas works, very different from what is on the site today, was considered at the time to be a large structure, it too having been built of brick. There were, in the late 1850s, very few brick buildings to be found in Irishtown. The gasworks was to have a number of rebuilds and expansions during the time the site was used. Irishtown residents slowly incorporated chimneys built of brick for their homes if they could be afforded, otherwise simple stone fire places or self-made mud bricks had to suffice. Even the hotels and
PROMINENT: Andrew Thunder’s brewery in Irishtown.
JAMES LERK stores of Irishtown were not elaborate in their construction, but they served this poor community well. The bakers of Irishtown had their brick ovens, but the bakeries themselves were of weatherboard. It was not until the turn of the 20th century that bakers built their whole business and manufacturing buildings entirely of brick. The second indus-
trial site was that of the Tyson’s Reef Mine, which was located on the north side of Thunder Street, between Bakewell and Caledonia streets. This mine was one of the early ones to have a steam-powered plant, culminating in a 22.2-metretall round brick chimney from the boiler house. There were two boilers each 5.48 metres in length, a 39.6 metre flue from the boiler house ran up the hill where the chimney was located, giving it a good foundation. According to JN
Macartney, mining corespondent, the quartz of Tyson’s Reef was first worked in 1855, and great results were obtained from it. So much so that investors were keen to develop its gold resources at depth and they invested in steam machinery made by McLennan and Co of Glasgow. Joseph Butler, the engineer in charge of the construction, was justly proud of the plant erected in April and May 1859. The Tyson’s Reef Mine worked, off and on, right
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into the 20th century. Some of the financiers behind the project were Messrs England, Snowdon, Rutherford, Story, Holmes, Robinson, Myers and English. There were other less significant mines in Irishtown, but alluvial activity continued right into the 1890s. As there was still alluvial activity in the area it meant that the street gutters were not shallow as they are today, but deep open channels. The crossing for the channel opposite the gas works outside Mr C Walter’s shop, was the cause of complaint in 1890, by Joseph Vance. Vance let the council know that a portion of the timber had been torn away, making it dangerous for pedestrians in daylight or dark. The third dominant building complex in Irishtown was that of Andrew Thunder’s Brewery, located in the area bounded by Lucan and Harney streets. A portion of the sandstone wall of this onceimpressive structure can still be seen on the footpath fence line in Harney Street. Thunder was the first to introduce ice making into the brewery process in the Australian colonies.
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STRATHFIELDSAYE PRIMARY HEALTH LASER AND DERMAL THERAPIES 34 Blucher Street, Strathfieldsaye Welcomes Alisha Mcbean R.N. specialising in Laser and Injectable Therapies. Christmas special - Bikini and underarm IPL combo $99 per treatment. Normally $165. Valid until Dec 23, 2011. Phone 5439 4478
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Goers & Maunder 63 Midland Highway Phone 5448 3980 2 Espress Printers 239-245 Midland Hwy Phone 5448 4233 3 NCCMA 628-634 Midland Hwy Phone 5448 7124 4 Bendigo Marine World 49 Midland Highway Phone 5448 3988 5 Bgo Refrigeration & Air Con. 205 Midland Highway Phone 5448 3999 6 Epsom Steel Pty Ltd 287 Midland Highway Phone 5448 3311 7 Central Test & Measurement 10 Maynard Drive Phone 5445 6220 8 Central Vic Removals 39 Howard Street Phone 5448 3399 9 Vicplant Liquid Waste 336 Midland Hwy Phone 0419 874 162 10 Car Part Recyclers 320 Station Street Phone 5448 8444 11 Epsom Sand and Soil 452 Epsom-Barnadown Road Phone 5448 8171
Goers & Maunder We all need the expertise of an accountant, in fact for most it is an annual event and the last thing you need to do find a new accountant yearly. Local accountants Goers & Maunder have fully qualified professionals who can offer accounting and taxation services for individuals and businesses. The firm’s driving principles are quality service and understanding, which explains why it has been in operation for 13 years. Services offered include accounting, taxation, auditing, bookkeeping, business advice and planning. Goers & Maunder offer a professional and friendly
Espress Printers For close to 40 years Espress Printers have been quietly making a name for themselves for supplying quality printing. Supplying clients with excellent printing at a competitive price delivered on time, with satisfied clients nationwide as well as locally. They pride ourselves on keeping abreast of technology in a trade where advances are made constantly. They are able to provide full colour to single colour material in any quantity from a handful to truckloads. Espress Printers have some of the most up-to-date equipment available at their modern premises to ensure consistant quality and a fast turnaround to meet tight deadlines. With an eight-color Komori Lithrone perfector press for those bigger colour requirements to an Epsom 9600 inkjet printer for digital needs. Their knowledgeable and helpful staff are also able to offer clients assistance with all major design software for any problems encountered during the design process or they can take care of the whole process. Espress Printers at 239 to 245 Midland Highway, Epsom, open Monday to Friday. Phone 5448 4233, fax 5448 4106, email info@ espressprinters.com.au or view their website at www.espressprinters.com.au for more information.
service while supporting many local businesses and sporting clubs. They offer individual taxation returns from $88 and BAS returns from $88 and their hands-on working knowledge of primary production businesses and building trades is highly regarded. Goers & Maunder have free parking and appointments are available weekdays from Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm. Phone: 5448 3980 or 5448 4410 email: firstname.lastname@example.org or view their website at www.goersandmaunder.com.au for more information.
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Bendigo Weekly – Friday, December 2, 2011
Epsom, White Hills and Huntly Business Feature
North Central Catchment Management Authority Our environment is very valuable and important to protect, to ensure its viability for future generations. The North Central Catchment Management Authority strives to be a benchmark organisation working in partnership with the community to deliver enduring natural resources management outcomes in North Central Victoria. The organisation oversees the diverse environment bordered by the Murray River to the north, the Great Dividing Range, Wombat State Forest to the south and the Mount Camel Range to the east. This area is home to a great number of natural attractions, from national parks to waterfalls and a diverse range of flora and fauna.
Restoring river health, developing flood plans, overseeing the use of environmental water, investing in biodiversity, protecting significant wetlands, remnant grasslands and forests are some of the projects undertaken by the North Central CMA. Led by a board appointed by the Victorian Government Minister for the Environment and Climate Change and Minister for Water, the North Central CMA employs more than 60 staff and works closely with a community advisory committee to ensure the interests of the community. North Central CMA is located at 628 to 634, Midland Highway, Huntly, phone 5448 7124, email email@example.com or visit www.nccma.vic.gov.au for more information.
Bendigo Marine World Established for eight years, Bendigo Marine World, with six dedicated staff, is the one-stop-shop for all of your boating needs. Be it used or new boat packages as well as a competitively priced range of marine accessories and spare parts. They have a range of drive-away boating packages to suit all budgets, with the Quintrex and Hunter marine range of alloy craft always popular on inland waters. Bendigo Marine World are also agents for the fabulous range of Mercury and Suzuki outboards as well as premium Minn Kota dealers.
They offer full servicing of both outboard and stern-drive boats in a modern fully equipped workshop with factory trained technicians. They are now also the agent for Overboard Lifejacket Services and are authorised to perform servicing on inflatable life jackets. Bendigo Marine World can also assist with marine insurance and competitive finance packages to get you on the water. Open Monday to Friday and Saturday mornings at 49 Midland Highway, Epsom. Phone: 5448 3988 email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bendigomarine.com.au for more information.
Bendigo Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Bendigo Refrigeration and Airconditioning Services Pty Ltd has been established and servicing Bendigo and the surrounding area for more than 29 years. This locally owned business currently employs 24 staff, which includes 20 full-time and part-time team members plus an additional four full-time apprentices. Domestic sales co-ordinator Mal Campbell has 22 years experience as a qualified builder and has now over 10 years experience in the air conditioning industry. His extensive background in building complements his knowledge in the air conditioning industry.
Central Test & Measurement Central Test & Measurement provides professional electrical calibration and testing services for a range of clients. Their aim is to provide an independent, accredited service that ensures your electrical equipment is accurate and your staff and customers are safe. The high-quality, flexible service Central Test & Measurement provide has earned them the trust of their valued clients who include Victoria’s largest power distribution and transmission companies. They have a accredited NATA laboratory with their staff having more than 50 years combined practical experience in the electricity industry. As well as being endorsed by NATA, their staff have been trained by some of the peak industry bodies including NATA, CSIRO, SAI and RMIT. All have metrology or Certificate of Technology – electronics qualifications, some have worked in the electrical industry as linesmen and all have practical experience in calibration and electrical testing. Their premises at 10 Maynard Drive, Epsom, house a modern calibration laboratory and an indoor high voltage test facility, with easy access for elevated working platforms. Phone 5445 6220 or view their comprehensive website at www.ctandm.net for further information.
They specialise in both residential housing installations and complex commercial projects. All equipment installed can also be expertly serviced by their own technicians who provide coverage all over Victoria and southern New South Wales. Regardless of the size of the project all heating and cooling systems will be designed by recognised professionals who are experienced in all aspects of heating and cooling. Please call into their to their showroom at 205 Midland Highway Epsom, to discuss your requirements or phone 5448 3999 for advice on your air conditioning.
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Epsom Steel Pty Ltd Epsom Steel have 25 years experience in the steel and engineering trade, using qualified tradespeople and guaranteeing all their work. They are your ‘one stop shop’ for purpose built fit-outs for any type of vehicle or application built to your requirements. Epsom Steel Pty Ltd can custom manufacture almost anything and specialise in the hard to do jobs. From initial specifications and ideas through to the finished product they can help. They can custom build vehicle bodies, trays, water tanks, and four-wheel-drive modifications, and tow bars (up to six tonne). All types of toolboxes, heavy duty roof racks, camping canopies in stainless steel, aluminium, and steel with galvanised trays and
frames also being an option.They can supply and fit all types of electrical fittings from safety/revolving lights, work/search lights, central locking for toolboxes, electrically opening doors, winches, and 12/24 volt powered hydraulic cranes. As well as selling all your toolbox needs including different locks, gas struts, drawer slides, rubber seal, and hinges for all DIY projects. Epsom Steel Pty Ltd at 287 Midland Highway, Epsom open Monday to Friday. Phone 5448 3311 or email epsomsteel@ westnet.com.au or check out their website at www.epsomsteel. com.au for more information.
Central Victorian Removals
Being a local family owned company, Central Victoria Removals have been relocating locals for more than 35 years assuring customers of caring, personal service every time. Moving can be a very stressful time especially when you are trusting complete strangers to pick up and deliver your furniture and personal effects you have worked so hard to obtain over the years. Whether it’s to the next street, city, state or even across the other side of the world, Central Victoria Removals has the back-up network to move your belongings. Being a member of the Australian Furniture Removals Association
since 1993, customers are guaranteed service complying with AFRA’s strict Code of Conduct guidelines. Central Victoria Removals are also one of the select few local removal companies that can offer clients Transit and Storage Insurance. The team can also arrange packing, pet transportation, vehicle transportation, home and commercial cleaning and even accommodation if required. Nothing is too much trouble to arrange. Be it residential to commercial, business to executive moves give Andrew a call for a free, no obligation quote on 5448 3399 or visit the team at 39 Howard Street, Epsom.
Vicplant Liquid Waste Frank Crowe of Vicplant Liquid Waste spends more time in the proverbial than most of us imagine possible. Emptying septic tanks with his brightly purplecoloured trucks to keep your waste out-of-sight and out-of-mind. With more than 20 years experience in liquid waste management, Frank knows a thing or two about septic tanks and the surprises that can greet unsuspecting owners who fail to follow some basic septic maintenance. “A bit of preventive maintenance every few years
getting your septic tank emptied can go a long way in preventing costly repairs later on,” Frank said. Just as the sign on the back of one of his trucks claims; “your waste is my bread and butter,” he jokingly told the Bendigo Weekly, while telling us of the advantages of having your tank emptied every few years to prevent the invasion of damaging tree roots and sludge build up in your septic lines. Vicplant Liquid Waste available seven days a week, phone 0419 874 162 for prompt efficient service.
Car Part Recyclers Car Part Recyclers Bendigo (formerly trading as Epsom Auto Wreckers) are one of Bendigo’s longest-established and trusted automotive recyclers assisting motorists since 1974. Their huge range of stock is cleaned, tested and catalogued, so they can quickly find the part you need with a minimum of fuss. They have more than two hectares of cars as well as their modern computerised warehouse. They stock all makes and models of car parts and can supply used or reconditioned genuine or non-genuine parts, panels, accessories or body sections. Car Part Recyclers’ fully equipped workshop also offers mechanical
repairs and fitting and reconditioning of engines, automatic and manual gearboxes, differentials, starter motors and alternators. All mechanical parts are covered with a three-month warranty. They offer free delivery to the local area for parts and freight can be arranged nationally if required. Credit facilities are available for payment including EFTPOS, Bankcard, Visa and Mastercard. Car Part Recyclers Bendigo, 320 Station Street, Epsom. Phone 5448 8444, fax 5448 8540 or email email@example.com Open Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm and Saturday mornings 9am until noon.
Epsom Sand and Soil
✃ Present this coupon for $20 off the total price on any deliveries over $100 before Christmas.
For 35 years this family owned business has provided Central Victorians, including DIY and trade, with a range of quality sand, soil decorative gravels, mulches and cement. It’s the name you can TRUST. FREE delivery – for loads of five tonne or more in the Bendigo area. EXPERIENCE – their team of drivers have over 10 years of experience each so they know the best places to unload that works for the customer. RELIABILITY of service – delivering what you want when you want WEIGH-BRIDGE – the only retail garden supply business offering a weigh-bridge, giving customers exactly what they are paying for You can also pick-up your purchase yourself if preferred. Trucks, front-end loaders and mobile screening plants are also available for hire with experienced operators. Give Will, Michelle, Amanda or Christie a call on 5448 8171 for helpful advice on suitable products to complete all your
unfinished projects this summer. Choose from a comprehensive range of recycled brick, tile or concrete products, numerous sands and soils including brickie, paving and sandpit sand. Soils include top dressing and garden/vegie. Along with a selection of decorative stones and gravel in various grades with a large range of tree and timber mulches including bark, eucy, softfall and organic. Remember to show the discount coupon (below the photo) for a further discount of $20 on any deliveries over $100 prior to Christmas. Commercial inquiries for bulk deliveries are always welcome too. Epsom Sand and Soil, open Monday to Friday 7am to 5.30pm and Saturday 7am to 12.30pm at 452 Epsom - Barnadown Road, Epsom, phone 5448 8171. Alternatively check out the website at www.epsomsandandsoil.com.au or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Epsom Sand and Soil is also a receival site for any GREENWASTE.
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CAPSULE HIRE Now Available
Bendigo Child Restraint Fitting Centre with 15 years experience is dedicated to understanding child car restraints with an emphasis on the importance of ensuring our children are safe whilst travelling in cars. Costa will deliver a service that ensures the highest quality installation. Our service includes ensuring that you understand how to use your child restraint correctly.
8 Caradon Way, Eaglehawk Ph: 0419 371 586
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TIME FOR YOURSELF! If... you are stressed out...you have stiff and sore
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MESSIAH Bendigo Chamber Choir with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra and guest soloists
Contribute to the Bendigo Urban Flood Study
$30/$25 Conc. Accompanied Child Free.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS Vacancies will soon exist for suitable applicants to become members of the Board of Directors of Bendigo Health Care Group. The 2012 board appointment round will cover appointments to boards commencing 1 July 2012.
Successful applicants will bring to the role:
The purpose of the study is to determine flood levels and extents throughout Bendigo and will be used for emergency management and prioritising of capital works. The information will be used to ensure the accuracy of a computer generated flood model being produced by a consultant for the North Central CMA.
• continuing high levels of performance in their fields of endeavour, integrity and a high standing in the community
Thursday 8 December 2011 From 7.30 pm (including supper) Where: Kangaroo Flat Rotary Club, High Street, Kangaroo Flat For catering purposes please RSVP to North Central CMA on (03) 5448 7124 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 7 December 2011. Historic flood and rainfall information can also be mailed to North Central CMA, PO Box 18 Huntly VIC 3551; delivered in person to North Central CMA’s Bendigo office, 51 Bull Street, Bendigo or by email email@example.com Information should include date, location, recorder’s name and contact details for verification.
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CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS
Summer Dart Competition is starting on the 19th January 2012. New teams and players wanted.
Thursday night competition played in local Hotels and Clubs, 4-6 players per team Team registration will be held on: Thursday the 12th January 2012 7-8:30pm. at the Manchester Arms Hotel For further information and registration forms contact the contest director: Shane Broucek on 0437 750 038.
Christmas catalogue in today’s Bendigo Weekly
The Board of Bendigo Health Care Group is responsible to the Minister for setting the strategic directions of the service, within the framework of government policy and ensuring that the services are effectively and efficiently managed.
The North Central Catchment Management Authority (CMA) in partnership with the City of Greater Bendigo is calling for recent and historic flood and rainfall information, including photos and rainfall data, from the Bendigo community. Information provided by the community will assist in developing the Bendigo Urban Flood Study.
All community members who have information to share are invited to attend the community meeting.
Bendigo Town Hall Friday December 9 7.30pm
Bendigo Community Meeting
10 Day Coach & Camping Tour - Price: $1260 Departs Saturday 21st January 2012 For more information and itinerary contact Brendan Kaczynski, Ararat
with 18 years experience.
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• skills and expertise relevant to the governance of health services, including: corporate management, finance/audit, law, human resources, capital management, strategic information technology, risk management and clinical governance • the capacity to reflect the views of the community and users of health services
• an understanding of the broader policy context of the delivery and planning of public health care services • a good working knowledge and understanding of accountability relationships and corporate governance • demonstrated strategic thinking, planning and leadership skills, and experience at high-level decision-making • experience in effective consultation and collaboration with stakeholders. Information for applicants, including information on the requirements of the positions, the selection criteria, application process and application forms, can be obtained from www.health.vic.gov.au/governance Applications close 5.00 pm on Friday 16 December 2011 Applicants are required to submit their completed application to: Applications Officer Service Performance and Governance Hospital and Health Service Performance Department of Health GPO Box 4541 Melbourne, VIC 3001 Further information can be obtained from Bendigo Health Care Group Chair Dr Michael Langdon on (03)54 54 8188, Ms Liz Cleary Loddon Mallee Department of Health Regional Office, (03) 54 34 5589 or The Applications Officer on (03) 9096 8209.
“When you need a friend to listen we are here” Bendigo Carer Support Group Inc. is a volunteer self help group to carers male and female who care for partners, relatives and children. We are there to support and share.
Contact: Lorraine Swift on
5443 8970 Bendigo Carer Support Group 2207
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Gift vouchers avail for Xmas Minimum loss of 15cm from your contours within 2 hours Ring Rhondda‘s mobile service
5433 5323 or 0431 056 950
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EpiGenetics 0419 878 836 www.epigenetics.com.au
Maldon Cherry Farm Organically Grown Corner Bridgewater and Waterson’s Road, Maldon
Phone: 5475 2178
Bendigo Weekly — Friday, December 2, 2011
Services Offered HERITAGE
Account Manager FULL-TIME POSITION An exciting opportunity has been created for an experienced sales person to join the team at the Bendigo Weekly newspaper. You will be an enthusiastic, self-motivated sales professional who is a team player. You will be dynamic and passionate, with a demonstrated strategic sales approach and account management skills. In this role you will be responsible for providing innovative ideas to build existing client spend and develop meaningful relationships within the business community. You will need to excel at building rapport, possess exceptional time management skills and high level administrative ability. Key Skills include: • A demonstrated successful sales history • Highly self motivated and results driven • Ability to build rapport with people quickly • Attention to detail • Strong organisational, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with the ability to multi-task effectively • Team player
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Based in Bendigo, the successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary as well as training and career development opportunities and a positive and team-orientated work environment.
Bendigo Newcomers: Ph 0418 582 531 E: email@example.com www.bendigonewcomers.com
Positions available for reliable walkers to deliver catalogues.
Extra Income for your Business Do you require Catalogues or flyers to be delivered?
Spot On Catalogue Deliveries & Collating Services Cnr Thistle & Abel Sts, Golden Square.
Ph 5447 3017 E: firstname.lastname@example.org BAKERY SALES ASSISTANT
161-167 Barnard St, Bendigo
LEARN TO FLY AFFORDABLE and FUN Learn in our modern, high performance PW-6 dual seat training glider Glider pilot accreditations can count towards powered aircraft flying qualifications
Part-time casual positions available Outgoing & friendly sales assistant wanted for new bakery opening soon in Bridgewater. Previous experience not necessary. Duties: sales, cleaning, minor food prep., coffee making, restocking. To apply please send resume to Bridgewater Bakehouse PO Box 157, Bridgewater 3516 or via email to admin@ bridgewaterbakehouse.com.au
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Bendigo Weekly is published by Bendigo Publishing Pty Ltd, ACN 078 731 852, registered office 61 Bull Street Bendigo. Printed by Newsprinters, Shepparton. Letterbox distribution throughout suburban areas of Bendigo. Retailers may charge a fee. Bendigo Publishing Pty Ltd and all related companies (together the ‘Publisher’) hereby expressly disclaim, to the full extent permitted by the law, all and any liability whatsoever including any liability for damages, consequential damages, costs, expenses or the like (‘Liability’) to any person howsoever arising from or in connection with any copy, information advertising or other material contained in Bendigo Weekly (‘Copy’) including, but not limited to, any Liability arising from or in connection with any action or inaction by any person in reliance on any Copy, and each consequence of such action or inaction. The Publisher also expressly disclaims any and all Liability arising from or in connection with any negligence whatsoever of the Publisher. Inclusion of Copy must not be construed deemed or inferred by any person to constitute any endorsement of the same by the Publisher. The Publisher reserves the right to decline to publish any material including any advertisement. Copyright. All content of Bendigo Weekly is copyright, and must not be reproduced by any means without the written permission of the Publisher. Responsibility for electoral comment in this issue is accepted by Anthony Radford - 172 McIvor Road, Bendigo, 3550.
FURNITURE REMOVALIST Driver with experience. Offsider with experience. Call 0447 533 678
MOTOR MECHANIC STUDENT WANTED for short term restoration project over holiday period. Call Mark on 0411 465 880
PANEL BEATER SPRAY PAINTER We need a person to do our work at your premises. Plenty of work. Quick easy jobs. Immediate payment. Ring Epsom Motorland Ph 5448 3855 or 0418 360 194
HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION COTTAGE, Point Lonsdale. Christmas holidays. Sleeps 6, close to beach. $900 per week. Ph 5367 2656. HOLIDAY house Ocean Grove, 4 bedroom, sleeps 11, avail from 4 Jan. Phone 5446 2093
BUILDER expertise, decks, pergolas, reno's, alum. flywire screen repairs. Phone John 5410 1217 or 0411 664 886
New/Existing/Renovations /Maintenance. 20 Years Experience Quality Work, BLD51400 Phone 0409 224 410
CAR REMOVALS. Ph 0457 969 464
CLEAN UP Free scrap removal. Rubbish removal and lawn mowing. Quotes avail. Ph 0432 205 601
Applications close Monday, December 12, 2011.
Extra Income for your Family
BRICKLAYERS all types of brick and block work, chimneys and fireplaces. Ph 5446 7057 or 0418 370 917.
CARPENTER/PLASTER BOARD HANGER
Julie Batey Administration Manager Bendigo Weekly PO Box 324 Bendigo 3552 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone Sheryl 0423 600 232
Slabs, Foot Paths etc. Top Quality Work Top Rates - Free Quotes Ph Lee 0413 427 367 Andrew 0429 771 830
MASTER BUILDER "From hanging a door to bulding your home." www.rossbatson builder.com Ph Ross 0400 227 604
COMPUTER PROBLEMS Cheap Rates. PC Repairs or Training. Pens. Concession. Ph Allan 5447 2965, 0417 526 140
Bendigo Newcomers hosts regular social activities as a way to meet new people & discover what the Bendigo Region has on offer.
House available from Jan 13th Weekends, Weekdays, School Holidays. Ph 5255 1747
from $99 Sewer camera. 0427 507 685
Garden maintenance, rose pruning, hedges, landscaping. Insured. Greg 0448 565 995
GARDENING, weeding, rubbish removed, odd jobs, all types mowing & general cleaning. $25 p /hr. Ph 0428 572 320
All types of work. Free quotes Wiegard Electrical. Ph 0419 367 071.
All forms of qualified gardening care. Ring Andy 0400 596 006.
Digger & Trenching Service •Post Holes •Trenching •Ripping •Rotary Hoeing •Levelling •4 in 1 Bucket Phone: 0419 471 541 BATHROOM RENOVATIONS Complete bathroom makeovers & alterations. 34 yrs exp by qual tradesman. Servicing Bendigo - Castlemaine & surrounding districts. FREE Quote phone Rod Cox 0419 267 672 or 4406 6019.
Melbourne weekly, Pensioner discount. 23 yrs exp. Carton Sales. 7 days. Ph Peter 5446 2507
GARY'S GARDENING ABN & Insured. Lawns, pruning, weeding, rubbish removal. 0427 772 610 5448 5292 AH
Wayne’s Appliance Repairs
On all makes & models • Washing Machines • Clothes Dryers • Dishwashers • Electric Ovens
PH 0418 133 802 ANTENNAS
Slow start up? Internet buggy? Kids killed the computer again? On site tune up for that troublesome computer. Ph. 0415 036 568 Pensioner Disc. Avail.
COMPUTER SUPPORT In Home Reasonable Rates 7 days Extended hours Ph Shaun 0400 811 880
A1 - Paths, sheds, driveways, cross overs, small jobs + garden care. Free quotes. Insured. Ph. 0422 424 348.
CONCRETER Driveways Paths etc Free Quotes
Ph. 0428 381 925
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TempTech AIR CONDITIONING
Qualified, insured, weeding, pruning, general gardening, Call Tony 0409 023 304
BendigoWeekly Linking people, places and events
Driveways, paths, shed floors, spray on patterns, free quotes, no job too small. Ph 0408 204 114
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APPLY FIRST AID (1 DAY) - CPR (3 Hrs) Training available Weeknights & Saturdays
MINI EXCAVATIONS COMBO Rock Breaker, Post Hole Borer, Spreader Bar. weekend work welcome. Ph 0424 731 777.
• Gas ducted heating • Inverter split • Evaporative cooling systems • Gas space and • Hot water units wall heaters • Evaporative cleaning Servicing all of Central Victoria
TV Tuning from $40 • Digital TV’s, Set Top Boxes & Aerials • DVD, Recorders & Austar • Home Theatre, wall mount • Installed & explained • Convert Video to DVD $20
Phone Ron on 5447 7823 or 0431 609 423
YARRA’S TV TUNING • Digital TV Tuning • Digital Antenna Installation • TV Recording Ph Ed Yarrington 0416 452 626 or 5446 2238
Pensioner discounts available
Registered Licence No. 47315
Nathan Maber 0407 972 717 email@example.com
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Piper-Rose • Bon Bonieri • Cake Boxes • Garters • Flowergirl Baskets • Ring Pillows • Gloves • Cake Toppers and more Trading hours: Mon-Fri 9am-3pm other times by appointment. WE HAVE MOVED 18 Scott Cres, Eaglehawk Ph 5446 3117 or go to www.piperrosegifts.com
BEAT THE HEAT THIS SUMMER have your
Pofessionally serviced NOW Call Fred on 0429 434 405
Need that extra phone or tv point? • Digital Antenna upgrades • Data & Phone Cabling • Set Top Box Installation • TV Mounting • New Points • Domestic & Commercial • Free Quotes
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Friday, December 2, 2011 — Bendigo Weekly
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Services Offered GRASS SLASHING Lawn mowing Weed spraying Domestic & Industrial Ph Max 0428 421 941
JOHN'S GARDENING MAINTENANCE Mowing, weeding, pruning, rubbish to tip. Ring 0400 610 412
LAWN MOWING, whipper
HANDYMAN Carpet shampooing Home maintenance Final rental cleans Floor sanding Ph 0425 796 219
Large or small jobs. Registered, Insured. Call Hire a Hubby 0412 585 653
snipping $35 per hr / $30 pen (inc. take away clippings). Spraying $30 per hr/pen $25. Rubbish removal $65 per load / $60 pen. (incl tip fee of $26) 6' trailer. Ph. Michael 5448 5402 or 0407 448 249.
LAWN MOWING AVAILABLE NOW
Tradesman skills Pride in the job Small jobs welcome Ph. Robert 5443 6614
Mature, reliable couple, excellent references. Available mid Dec to mid March for Bendigo or surrounding areas. Ph 0400 605 624 or (02) 6025 6215
Whipper Snippering, Pre Christmas yard tidy up. Ph 0447 361 523 or 5443 5854
LAWNS MOWED FROM $20
BOB MILLER Mobile 0418 510 217.
Big or small jobs 7 days a week Ph 5446 3206 or 0427 353 939
Heating & Cooling. Supply and installation. Electrical and plumbing. Free quotes. Ph 0419 367 071.
Gutter renewals metal roofs. Seniors discount. Ph 0429 999 864 Quinny's Plumbing
LITTLE RIPPER Digger Service
Trenching, Rotary Hoeing, Post Holes, Levelling 4 in one bucket,Tipper Hire. 5446 7163 or 0418 510 074
Skip Bin Hire • Domestic • Commercial
Rick Bailey Carpentry
• House need a face lift? • Are you renovating? • Need help with a project? • Want a new Deck or Pergola? 31 YEARS KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE IN THE BUILDING GAME!
• Loading available • Locally owned & operated
• LEVELLING/ RIPPING
ORTH NC ENTRAL ENTRA RA AL L
Caulking/sealing to • Tiles • Bricks • Precast Panels Caulking & Waterproofing Waterproofing Membranes to Certificate III in Waterproofing • Above and below ABN 62 128 234 373 ground MOBILE: • Bathrooms 0417 393 310 • Balconies
Site Clearing Driveways Excavation Laser Levelling Rubbish Removal
Call Ron 0438 569 385 COM PET RATE ITIVE S
• Trenching • Driveways• Site cuts • Retaining walls • Backyard clean-ups
Using our 5 ton excavator 4.5 ton skid steer & ten metre tipper
GARDAM E X C AVA T I O N 0418 508 993
• House and shed site cuts • Dam’s and repairs • Footings • Hole Boring • Driveways- Construction and repairs • Septic tank supply and installation • Tree and stump removal • Clean-up work Licenced drainer 31741
After Hours Ph. 5448 8814 firstname.lastname@example.org
Post Holes Trenches Site Cleans Pools Driveways Site Cuts 5 ton Excavator with Post Hole Attachment and Rock Breaker
James Sherlock Ph: 0407 472 775
GENERAL EARTHWORKS HWORKS K • SITE CUTS • POST HOLES Glen 0458 276 767 Nathan 0423 774 012 email@example.com
SPOT ON CLEANING SERVICES
$6.90 per cm/col
• Carpet & upholstery steam cleaning •Offi ce cleaning •Contract cleaning
•General clean ups •Commercial & residential window cleaning • Exit Cleaning
PH: 0435 954 331 - STEPHEN BOYES
DISPLAY ADS Price includes colour, scanning of images and clip art etc.
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DECEMBER & JANUARY SPECIAL We will beat any written quote by 15% (conditions apply) Local/ Country/ Interstate 5444 3081
CONCRETING • EXPOSED AGGREGATE • COLOUR STENCIL • ALL DECORATIVE CONCRETE • DRIVEWAYS & PATIOS • BOBCAT HIRE
REMOVALS Moving Central Victoria • Local/Interstate • QLD/NSW Regularly • Pre-Pack • House Cleaning • Storage No job too big or small Free Boxes (conditions apply)
Phone: 5435 3148 or 0407 349 372 firstname.lastname@example.org
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TOCONCRETE BENDIGO FOR NEW ALL YOUR SUPPLYS
FOR ALL YOUR SMALL CONCRETE NEEDS
The Dog Kennel W Wash
Hot/Cold blow dry H Flea rinse Comb/Brush
Moving??? We move Australia wide! WE ARE CENTRAL VICTORIA’S BACKLOAD & FREIGHT FORWARDING SPECIALISTS All removals are fully covered with transit insurance with no added cost to the client Our prices are lowest guaranteed! From 1 item to a full removal around the corner or across the country
The one way to move is Allways! Allways the best move! www.allwaysmoving.com.au Phone 03 5442 7777 seven days
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Linda’s Dog Grooming BOBCAT, EXCAVATOR & TIPPER - FREE QUOTES
Dave O’Dea - Owner & Operator BUILDERS
• 10m Tip Truck • Superdog • 5T Excavator • Bobcat Hire
Free Quotes Fair Rates
Hot/Cold Shampoo Conditioningg
Sherlock Soil Works Excavator Bobcat Tipper
• Residential • Commercial • Industiral • Lifts • Rural • Underground Wiring • Fire Detection Systemss
Call Clint 0427 349 549
0427 332 685
Specialising in Retaining Walls and All Aspects of Bobcat Work
200 - 600mm diameter
0418 507 709 A/H 5448 3333
Bobcat & Tipper Hire Backhoe Trenching Post Hole Borer
Tired of Waiting for a Tradesman
• POST HOLE AUGERS • 150ML TRENCHING
Ph: 0400 936 738
Mobile: 0400 142 460 Fax: 5442 6789
• Competitive rates
• 4 IN 1 BUCKET
BOBCAT / EARTHMOVING
BOBCAT / EARTHMOVING
Ph: Glenn or Donna
Free quotes. All roofs. Quality product. Experienced installer. Ph Joel 0417 093 410 or Mark 0405 318 710.
All types of plastering. • Home Maintenance •Tiling •Painting •Carpentry. Free quotes. Ph. Brian 0407 679 618
Pruning, weeding, rubbish removal. Rowan 0423 082 916
PANEL BEATING Spray painting, rust repairs. 25 yrs experience, cheap rates. Ph 5443 1710 or 0401 915 906.
NO JOB TOO SMALL
HOME MAINTENANCE • Bathroom Renovations • Decks & Pergolas • Free Quotes PH NICK 0428 431 184
Reasonable Rates Now accepting new clients
5443 4782 • 0458 038 508
Kinross Canine Care
Quality Dog Grooming Service Drop off on the way to work or shopping pick up on the way home. (Dogs play in a home environment until you arrive.)
7am - 7pm FURminator treatment (de shedding for all dogs) 8 Kinross St Bendigo 3550 Call Noelene 544 44 995 or 0427 424 933 email@example.com www.kinrosscaninecare.com.au
Leave your green waste with us!
Bendigos largest sand, soil, gravel & decorative stone supplier are now offering green waste recieval. Got some lawn clippings or prunnings to get rid of and need something for your garden or yard?
Now you can do both at our depot 452 Epsom-Barnadown Rd
Or call 54 488 171 for more details
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Bendigo Weekly — Friday, December 2, 2011
Services Offered GARDEN SERVICES
Daryl’s Gardening Service
ARE YOU RENOVATING?
Are you just too busy? No problem • Lawns • Weeding • Garden Rubbish Removal • Edge Trimming • Tree Pruning • Registered & Insured
• Rejuvenate Lawns & Vegie Gardens • Seed Bed Preparation & Instant Turf • Trenching, Post Holes, Landscaping, Shade Sails
Suitable for • Renovations • Parties/Weddings • Sporting events and many more
• Lawns Mowed • Edges Trimmed • Weeding and Weed Spraying • Hedges Trimmed and Shaped • Rubbish Removed • Ride on Mowing
0438 083 139 www.bettabathroomhire.com.au
Freecall 1800 152 637 Ph 0437 303 475 www.1james.com.au
A quality job at reasonable rates
Hire A Tradie
• Lawn Mowing • Brush Cutting • Landscaping • Fencing • Firewood • Rubbish Removal • General Handyman Duties • Trenching • Shed Construction • Concrete Slabs • Mini Digger Service • Post holes FREE QUOTES FULLY INSURED
0413 427 367
No job too small
• General Carpentry • Door Hanging • House & Garden Maintenance • Painting • Paving • Tiling • Pergolas
Ph 0428 635 375
HOME AND BUSINESS
All carpentry Paving/tiling Bathrooms/kitchens Painting/assemblies
0417 300 709 AH 5435 3905
Fully registered and insured Red card approved
Heritage fences All maintenance & repairs Domestic & Commercial
• NO JOB TOO BIG or TOO SMALL •
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• Garden Maintenance & Lawn Mowing • Painting • Repairs • Renovations • Carpentry • Fencing • Doors and Windows • Tiling • Locks and Screens • Plastering • and much more Call 0412
646 834 or 5443 6842 (after 5pm)
0429 999 864
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$88 Bendigo: 5448 3980 Castlemaine: 5470 6565
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only $2.70 per line (minimum 5 lines)
Peter Carr Plumbing & Gasfitting Pty. Ltd.
License No. 32710
A friendly, reliable, local plumbing team fully qualified in all aspects of plumbing
544 33 999 4 Nolan Street, Bendigo
SPECIALISING IN: PLUMBER AND GENERAL GASFITTER PLUMBING HOT WATER SPECIALIST & MAINTENANCE
Carpentry and Painting, Large and Small Lawn Care, Gardening and Fences, Garden Shed and Garden Irrigation Installation, Pressure Cleaning of Paths and Driveways, Pre-Sale and Rental Cleanups, Rubbish Removal, FREE QUOTES
0438 271 896
Public Accountants CPA
5449 6262 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Doors/Gates Sticking? Need grab rails? Need a ramp with hand rails? Need plaster repairs? Need concreting jobs done? Then you need Deon! Qualified and insured tradesman.
• Handymen & Odd Jobs • Carpenters • • Glazier • Fencing • Plastering • Painters • • Bathroom renovations • Plumbers • Decking • • Electricians • Pruning • • Sheds & Pergolas • Lawns & Gardens •
Licence: 27838 ABN: 37 901 690 166
GOERS & MAUNDER
• Gasfitting, installation and service • Split system installations • Hot water changeovers • General plumbing • Evaporative cooler servicing • Seniors Discount
Call Phill Hutchings on
Phone for a free quote 0432 318 969
Quotation gladly given.
Ph Craig: (03) 5443 0263 Mob: 0416 266 353 www.gorubbish.com.au
Prompt efficient service at reasonable rates.
0417 057 010
• General & Garden Waste • Furniture and Appliances • Building & Renovator cleans • Pre/Post Sale Property Clean Up • Garage & Yard Clean Outs • Light Demolition • Fully Insured • We do all the sorting & loading & leave no mess
Quality Plastering & Painting Service
35 years experience.
To advertise in this section please call
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Jason Charles Jason Charles 0448 324 126 0448 324 126 Lic No: 50975
RENTAL PROPERTY SPECIALISING IN: MAINTENANCE GENERAL PLUMBING & MAINTENANCE GAS FITTING AND GASSERVICING FITTING AND SERVICING HOT WATER SERVICE HOT WATER REPAIRSERVICE & REPLACEMENT REPAIR & REPLACEMENT BLOCKED DRAINS BLOCKED DRAINS RENOVATIONS AND RENOVATIONS AND INSTALLATIONS INSTALLATIONS 24 HOUR SERVICE 24 HOUR SERVICE
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Ph Craig: (03) 5443 0263 Mob: 0416 266 353 www.gograss.com.au
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0431 237 878
Garden Care: mowing, pruning, trimming & weeding Property Maintenance: Gutters, windows, repairs & handyman Rubbish Removal: general, garden & green waste Fully Insured
We load for you!
Green Waste Specials Green Waste
PAINTERS / DECORATORS
James’ Lawn & Garden Care
MOBILE BATHROOM FOR HIRE (Shower, hand basin, toilet etc)
Ph. 5447 8157 Mobile 0417 077 695
Jock Catto Dip Ag Sci 0418 590 121 AH 5447 3083
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0427 301 401 Statewide Wildlife Rescue Emergency Service
Communications Fastest Techs in Town Telephone Data Systems Faulty Phone Replacement Complete Phone Data Rewiring Telephone Extensions Data Cabling to Home or Office Fault Testing and Detection
0439 339 666 firstname.lastname@example.org
Quality tree and Stump Removal
Tree Maintenance • Stump Mulching Hire Travel Tower • Tree Pruning and Stump Grinding • Tip Truck & Woodchipper Hire • Free Quotes (no job too BIG or SMALL for the Smith Family team)
0427 506 160
TREE REMOVAL & MAINTENANCE
Reduce Fire Risk Spouts Vacuumed Spotlessly Pensioner Discounts Water Tanks Cleaned
JUDD’S TREE LOPPING
CV Industrial Vacuum Services
Ph Paul 5439 3835 or 0428 395 429 * Fully Insured
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Phone Brian on
0417 545 193 or 5447 7276 91 Wesley St, Kangaroo Flat
Friday, December 2, 2011 — Bendigo Weekly
Services Offered ROOFING • Concrete tiles • Terracotta otta tiles • Slate tiles • Iron roofing
FREE ROOF INSPECTIONS Re-bedding and flexible pointing High pressure cleaning Valley iron replacement Extensions Insurance claims
De-mossing Sealing and painting Gutter replacement Re-roofing Pensioner discounts
Ph: 0438 632 219
Experts in all aspects of roofing
ATLAS METAL ROOFING
HERITAGE HOME SPECIALIST
0417 538 267
PHONE 5448 5245
FAX 5448 5247
ALL YOUR ROOFING NEEDS OVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE
• New Homes and Reroofing •Gutters and Down Pipes • Roof Tile Replacement with Iron • Bullnose and Curved Verandahs
BGO Sth East uniforms sports polos size 10 & 12, sports shorts size 10, $10 ea. Plain polos size 10 & 12 $10. Girls shorts size 12 $10. winter skirt size 14 $45. Summer dress size 10 $50. Ph 0417 382 587
BOYS summer clothes, size 6, 25 items $35 Ph 5446 2207
BIKE, girls, Mongoose, 20", purple, EC $99 Ph 0408 414 990 BIKE men's 27" Repco Racer GC $20. Ph 5443 1120 BIKE, mono style. Like new. Black & yellow $99 Ph 0438 018 551 BIKES 26", Brand new, $75. Ph 5447 0397 BIKE tag along - pram trailer, vgc, $50 Ph 5441 7156 or 0400 093 331 BILLIARD table 6ft x 3ft, hard top, turned legs, brake castors, cues, balls etc $980 Ph 5447 7656 BILLIARD table, slate base, 9x4.6, turned legs, accessories included $2500 Ph 0438 507 950 BIRD cage, large, heavy duty metal, EC, all accessories, suit parrot. $160. Ph 0400 151 365 BIRD cage with stand 6 mths old, $60 Ph 0400 073 824
6 Star double
147kg. (329lbs) VGC. $880. Further info Pyramid Hill 0407 309 028
• Insulating Glass for Doors & Windows • Shower Doors
www.jclwindows.com Ph: 5444 5523 Mob: 0432 440 675
FOR SALE APPLE iPad keyboard dock, as new. $50 Ph 5444 1894 BABY bouncer, vgc, pink, $30 Ph 0457 274 228 BABY change table, vgc, $40 Ph 0457 274 228
7 SEATER spa, lockable hard cover. $3,900 ONO Ph 0429 032 549
BOYS summer clothes, size 5, 25 items $35 Ph 5446 2207
• Locks, Cords & Rollers repaired • Safety Glass
7 PCE dining setting, solid pine, ext table, GC, $450 ono. Ph 0429 014 411
BGO Sth East jumper $20, T-Shirt $5, sports shirt $5 Ph 5443 2407
and installers of
• Window Glass Replacement • Door Repairs
1920S wooden kitchen chairs x 7, original, GC. $75 Ph 0417 766 331
BISTRO blinds (Kmart brand) 1 x 2.1W used $40, 1 x 1.5W new $40 ono Ph 5441 7585
BABY'S basket, cane, on stand. $30 Ph 5448 8523 BASKETBALL ring, portable. Height adj, GC $100 Ph 0419 488 491
Subdivision Management Have your Subdivision completed now! Planning Permits Fulfilled ONE STOP SHOP Professional Project Management
0435 147 045
BLIND SALE SUMMER SPECIALS BLINDS, AWNINGS, ROLLER SHUTTERS & SECURITY DOORS. Free measure & quote. Southern Cross Blinds & Awnings, 141 High St K/Flat. Ph. 5447 9011 BOOKS and board games, assorted. From $2 Ph 5444 3607
BRASS light stands, antique, x 2, $20 ea Ph 0422 277 368 BSEC girls uniforms, various items. Small sizes Ph 0417 950 181 BSEC navy shorts s34 x1 s32 x2 small, $15 each. Ph 5439 6007 BSEC PE top s16,18 $20 each, shorts $15 small Ph 5439 6007 BSEC rubgy jumpers $50 each extra small gc Ph 5439 6007 BUDDHA head stone $75. Ph 5443 1811 BUILDING material $100 Ph 5442 3803 CABINET for laundry storage, with doors. $20. Ph 5441 6093 CAMPING toilet. Old style. $25 Ph 0432 346 659 CAMP oven 5443 1014
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CAPPUCCINO machine, Sunbeam, EC $50 Ph 5442 6276
ANTIQUE wardrobe complete with draws. $375 ono. Ph 5443 3346
All inner spring Aussie Made. Dbl $179, QS $199. Full range to suit. Ph 5443 3071. BEDSPREAD, quilted, EC. Cost $179, sell $35 Ph 5447 8288
DOLL'S pram as new older style $70. Ph 5442 1507
DOLL 'Baby Born' with new knitted outfit GC $22. Ph 5448 4556
DOLL 'Cabbage Patch' older style $16. Ph 5448 4556
DBLE bed flat sheet, black, still in packaging. $7. 0418 171 368
ONE brand new elderly walker with parts $80 Ph 5442 3803
ONE brand new elderly walker with parts $80 Ph 5442 3803
ELECTRIC bike GiaCarlo, no rego or licence reqd, g.c, $550 Ph 5441 7156 or 0400 093 331
ELECTRIC fence unit, mains power, as new, $375 Ph 0427 570 200
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DOGS bunk bed like new large $25 Ph 5443 5530
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BEDROOM Suite late 70 80's model, bed head padded, dressing table, 2 side tables, vgc, $300 Ph 54436540/0448103172
DESK, small, GC. $10 Ph 0438 314 227
DINING table pine, 2.15 mt long x 950mm wide, with 7 green insert chairs $250 Ph 0427 570 200
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BED head & side cupboards x 2, queen, $70. Ph 5447 7050
ANTIQUE Vic Cedar Chest, 7 drawers, turned side, col, beaut cond $1500 ono Ph 5446 2327
CURTAINS, contemp pattern, 100% blockout, $50 pair Ph 5444 0534
CHRISTMAS tree, med, vgc, still in box $70 Ph 0457 274 228
ADVERTISE FOR 4 WEEKS - ONLY $22
ANTIQUE mirror, timber frame, large. $50. Ph 5447 7050
CURTAINS x 5, 100% blockout, EC $20 each Ph 5444 0534
CHILD swing in EC. $150 or best offer. Ph 5447 1841
WATERBED, Q size, solid timber, upholst frame $99 ono Ph 5447 4414
CRUSOE College woolen jumper size 10 $40 Ph 4433 1640
CHILDRENS wood climbing frame, assembled $50 Ph 54423981
BED frames x2, single, with wooden slats. $50 ea ono. Ph 5441 6093
ANTIQUE Lounge, ex cond cane sides, tapestry covered $400 Ph 5444 5421
CRUSOE College winter skirt size 12 EC $40. Ph 4433 1640
CHILDREN'S activity rug, 'city' design, EC. $25. Ph 0418 171 368
BED double ensembles $100. Ph 0400 073 824
BED mattresses single x2 $50 each. Ph 0400 073 824
CRUSOE College sports polo size C12 $20. Ph 4433 1640
CCB yr 9 texts Indo bagus sekal 2 & work bk, bible int ed all $50 54429742
AIR conditioner LG VGC $200. Ph 0429 841 202
BED, king single GC $100 Ph 5435 2593
DINING table, square, glass, 1350mm EC $99 Ph 0408 414 990
COT, wooden, GC $50 Ph 5435 2593
CCB Yr 11/12 History book $45. Ph 5442 5060
BBQ Weber large with cover & recipe book, EC, $60. Ph 03 5446 8745
ANTIQUE, Candlewick double bed spread. VGC $60 Ph 5448 8523
CORRUGATED roofing iron, good condition, used, no rust. 9' lengths $11 ea. Ph 0427 479 146
CCB school jumper size 22. $50 ono. Ph 5442 5060
ADULT Trike-Bike with large carry basket, new $550 ono Ph 5444 5958
Aluminium glass sliding door, 2100H x 1815W (all 1 fixed panel. Ours broke. 1 x 900 fixed) Ph 5448 3855 or 0418 360 194
DINING table, extendable with 6 chairs. $20 Ph 0438 314 227
COMPUTER, XP, Office 2007, internet. $90 Ph 5444 1894
CCB school jacket $50 ono EC Ph 5442 5060
CAR wheel trims, 14", as new, $7 pair. Ph 5447 7762
COFFEE table, solid pine, GC, $70 ono. Ph 0429 014 411
COMPUTER work station, suit office or home, $80. Ph 0402 403 569.
CCB girls uniform, Winter, Summer & Sports. Size 14. Also school bag. Under half price. From $10. Ph 0403 870 565
CAR steering wheel lock. GC. $10. Ph 5447 7762
Stable manure/straw. Ideal for raised garden beds. $3 for 20kg bag. Ph 0418 332 871
CAT trees and activity poles. 3 styles. All $89 each. Noble Pavilion Showgrounds Market every Sunday. Ph 0434 688 220
XMAS lights, Santa on ladder, EC $25 Ph 5442 6276
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ELECTRIC massage table VGC $700 ono. Ph 5442 8480
ENCLOSED canopy with rear door suit 8'x5' trailer $150 Ph 0427 570 200 ENTERTAINMENT unit fits large flat screen TV $60. Ph 5449 7128
ESSENTIAL Mathematics Yr 10 $20 Ph 5443 2407 FISHER Paykel 5.5kg top loading washing machine, EC, little use, $375. Ph 0400 076 313 FISHING waders rubberized, chest high $20. Ph 5447 7050 FISH tank, 24" L x 12.5 W, with light & acc., $60 ono. Ph 5447 3585
HEATER Rinnai, Energy Saver 1004STR, $500. Ph 0429 841 202
MODERN cloth nappies Bum Genius x5 VGC, Bio Baby x1 new $50 the lot Ph 0431 552 428
TABLE tennis table, VGC, c/w all access, $90. Ph 0400 076 313
and Freezers. Top brands from $195. Fully recond, 6 mths wty. 283 High St, G/Sq. Ph. 5441 1955 FRIDGE bar fridge 48Lt $50. Ph 5442 5092 FRIDGE freezer, westinghouse 606L side by side, white. VGC. $700. Ph 0407 516 236 FRONT loading washing macine, LG, 5kg. $90. Ph 0400 076 313 FUNK & Wagnalls new Encyclopedias, 29 in total. $50. 5442 1507 GARDEN manures. Cow, chook $8.80. Mixed, sheep $8.60. Pig, mushie mulch $8.40. Ph 0428 572 320.
FLYMO garden vac, Electrolux, GC, $75. Ph 5447 7762.
SINGLE bed plus mattress EC $60. Ph 0409 404 170
FREE clean fill. Must pick up from Strathdale. Ph 5442 5472 FREE stable manure. 128 Andrew St White Hills. 5448 3974 or 0419 553 244 FREE white stones/ pebbles/ white small rocks. Lots. Eaglehawk. Ph 5446 7525
GARDEN SLEEPERS Hardwood 200 x 50 x 2.4m & bigger sizes now available Ph 0411 432 733 GAS ring to attach to BBQ EC $30. Ph 5444 5695 GATES, driveway, double, $75 Ph 0417 766 331 GIRTON yr 8 Heinemann Maths, 8 Obento Deluxe $25 Ph 5442 9742 GIRTON yr 8 texts The Hobbit, Artnise 1, all $25 Ph 5442 9742
GRANITE table 8 feet x 3 feet wide, as new, with iron base $950 Ph 0438 507 950 GREAT X-mas Prezzie 12mth Gym m'ship x2 at Fit Republic valued at $800 each sell $400 each Ph 0408 180 370
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GREENFIELD Deluxe 13hp, 32inch, fully serviced, ready to mow $2100 Ph 0438 352 541 GREENFIELD mower, 13 HP, Briggs & Stratton, 32" cut, Deluxe Model, approx 360 hrs. $2200. Ph 0419 522 418 GUESS handbag, unused, $55. Ph 5443 1811 GUITAR, elec, Magnum and Kustom amp. EC. $99 Ph 0438 018 551
HAY For Horses. Lucerne - fine, green & leafy $8.80. Pasture $6.60. Mulch $4.40 Ph 0400 271 434
Viewing Tuesday December 6th - 10am - 6pm
HEALTH & Human Dev. 1 & 2 text book. $30. Ph 5446 3089
Wednesday December 7th - 10am Start Approx 1100 Lots
Fridges, Washing Machines, Dryers, Corner Spa Bath, Dining Setting, Leather Lounge Suites, Kitchen Buffets, New Mirrors, TV Units, Book Shelves, Bed Ends, Bed Side Tables, New Vanity Units, Dressing Tables, Industrial Mincer, Atomik 125 Motorbike, Kids Quad Bikes, Ride On Mowers, 1967 Datsun, 1984 Rodeo Ute, 1996 Magna, VN Commordore, Ford EA Dual Fuel, Punt Boat, Mountain Bikes, Lots Of Porcelain Dolls, Mint Stamps, Collectables, Hardware Sundries & General Sundries. This is our last auction for 2011 & will be re-opened on th 12th of January to receive goods for our February auction. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the team at Action Auction.
HYDRAULIC car jack $20. Ph 5443 1014
R3.5 $24 bag. Phone 5443 0022
IRONING board, K&A, inc cover, wheels etc. EC $30 Ph 5447 8288 SET top box, HD. Used 1 month. Cost $79, sell $40 Ph 5447 8288
JUMP & bounce animals. Cows, horses, dragon, & donkey. Noble Pavilion Showgrounds Market every Sunday. Ph 0434 688 220 KEYBOARD, Casio, with song books, VGC, $100. Ph 5447 0623. LATHE Coronet Sheffield English Wood Lathe, e.c, wood turning tools $1200 Ph 5442 9148
MORAN couches, 2 x 2 seaters, fern green fabric. 1 Moran chair, floral fabric. VGC $425 the lot ono. Ph 5447 4903
NATIVE Plants Christmas Sale. Pots from $5. Thurs - Sun each week 9 am - 5pm. 426 Napier St W/Hills NINTENDO DS Lite with 4 games EC $85. Ph 0412 846 469
PEA STRAW New season's, $8 delivered. Ph 0407 500 983
PIANO Schiedmayer & Soehne Stuttgart, black. $500 Ph 5443 9537 or 0411 357 743 Lucy. North Bendigo PIANO stool side arms, music box, e.c $150, Sheep skin woolen SEAT COVERS, suit CAMERY, e.c $350 Ph 5441 1330
PLANTS Geraniums, black succulents etc. 10 for $10. Also bigger pots. Ph 5448 4556
CAST iron security letter /mail box with keys. Dimensions - H 18" x W 11" x D 3". $85 Ph 0427 437 604 LOUNGE suite, brown. 2 chairs & 2 seater GC $50 Ph 0438 018 551 LOUNGE, genuine leather, modern black, 2 piece & suite, VGC. $450. Ph 0408 443 006
LOUNGESUITE, GC, wood /velvet tapestry $50 Ph 5444 0534 LOUNGE Suite, five seater, beige material, gc, $220 Ph 5441 1213 L SHAPE TV unit, 920mm H 1.3m W $70 ono. Ph 5447 9680 MATTRESS & base queen Chiropratic $60. Ph 5449 7128 MATTRESS QS clean suits spare bed. $50. Ph 0466 269 948 MINI bar fridge, EC $75 Ph 5441 7420 or 0427 417 421 MOBILITY scooter, Eureka 4 wheel, $1000. As new. Ph 5439 5870
POOL 15ft Intex , brand new, everything included. $450. Ph 0418 389 474 PORTABLE Brother manual typewriter $65. Ph 5442 1507 POST galvanized, box section, 7ft x 5 $50. Ph 0437 375 304 RIDE on mower, simplicity 4211, 11HP, 400cc, Briggs & Stratton motor, vgc, $1500 Ph 5444 5309 ROCKS- Granite, ideal for retaining walls or used in garden. Various sizes from $20 to $50 each. 1 /3 of price from quarries. Ph 0418 509 036
TV colour, Tevion, 34cm, still in box, r/c $20 ono. Ph 5447 1723 TV stand, suit unit, light grey, 2 shelves EC $75 Ph 0427 417 421 TWO folding bikes as new $150 each Ph 5446 9947 VCE units 1&2 Business Managemement textbook $35 Ph 0412 846 469 VCE Biology Unit 3&4 $40, & Checkpoints 3&4 $25 Ph 5443 1130 VCE Embers play book. $10. Ph 5449 6848 VCE Essential Standard General Maths A book. $15. Ph 5449 6848 VCE Moral Disorder & Hamlet $10 each. Ph 5443 1130 VCE Play Embers by Campion Decent. $10. Ph 0412 846 469 VCE unit 1 & 2 Business Management book. $50. Ph 5449 6848
SPA bath, Englefield, beige, 900mm W, 1700mm L, 600mm D, 6 jets, pre wired, $170 ono Ph 5447 9390
ST Joseph's uniform items, shirt & dresses from $5. 0418 171 368
Ph 5442 5044
Planter Boxes come in kit form in various sizes “No Dig Veggie Garden”
190 Breen St, Bendigo 5443 7381 email@example.com www.dmfencing.com.au
SWAG Wild Country, new, single. $100. Ph 5448 3050 or 0400230451
DSH, TORTOISESHELL/WHITE FEMALE, 4 YEARS
I am a cute, sweet girl who is just a very quiet and gentle companion. I am not phased by much, I love my cuddles and I am fairly independent. I am well suited to any family or individual. I am Desexed and ready to go to a home. As the weather is warming up make sure your pets have plenty of food and water. With Christmas coming up ensure you try to include your pet in your holidays and if you’re away make sure your pet is catered for. LOST YOUR DOG OR CAT? THE RSPCA IS THE POUND FOR THE BENDIGO CITY COUNCIL.
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WANTED. Any kind of puppy. Ph 0404 089 791 or 9705 7329
6 YEAR old Bay unraced TB, galling, approx 15.2 HH, green broken, showing great athletic ability, would make an excellent all rounder. Very forward & easy to work with, has excelled in everything presented to him, easy to C.S.S.R, needs experienced rider. $3000 ono. Ph 0406 791 326
WANTED TO BUY
POSTIE Bike in any condition and any old bikes Ph 0417 308 465
WATER TANKS and DRUMS
PRE 1980's jewellery & bric-a-brac. No obligation quote. Phone Jean 5446 2189
3000 lt $620. 5000 lt $820. 10,000 lt $1450. 2500 lt Slimline $660. Drums 200lt $25. www.ebsary.com.au 161 McIvor Hwy Ph 5443 6740 WEEROONA College girls dresses x3 s 18,10 & 12. $10 each 5443 1929 WEEROONA College girls jumpers x3 size 16 $20 each. Ph 5443 1929
WESTINGHOUSE 410lt, upside down fridge, in ex cond. Ph 0419 549 827 $275 ono
SOFABED, double. VGC $90 Ph 5443 4458
WASHING machine Hitachi Automatic VGC $95. Ph 5447 7786
SEWING machine, Singer, old. $20 Ph 0422 277 368
SLIMLINE venetian blinds ivory 5ft6 approx, EC, not used, $40 5444 5695
Chico is a poor boy who was painfully thin when he came to us and though he has gained some much needed weight, he is still ‘’ The Starving Dog’’ and needs reassurance that he is loved and will be fed. He enjoys the company of female dogs and this tends to enhance his sense of family. Further training will help this dog blossom and reach his potential. He will be Desexed upon adoption.
WALL mirror, blk carved frame, large, 3ft x 4ft $90 Ph 5447 7786
WESTINGHOUSE upright freezer, 390 Lt, GC, $280. Ph 5439 5774
SINK, bathroom, cream, single tap, $50 ono. Ph 5447 9390
MEDIUM CROSS BREED, CHOCOLATE MALE, 3 YEARS
For Fridges & Freezers, in GWO up to 25yrs. Washing Machines up to 7yrs old. Ph. 5441 1955
ROUND table, wooden with 3 chairs. $50 ono. Ph 5447 3585
STONES / pebbles / small rocks white. FREE. Eaglehawk. 5446 7525
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TV cabinet, leadlight, $225 ono. Ph 5443 3346
WEEROONA College girls pants size 14, 10 & 12. $20 each 5443 1929
SPEAKERS x 2, Realistic Americ, HF, 8 OHMS, $90 VGC Ph 5439 7359
ARSENIC FREE Treated Pine - KID SAFE
TRAMPOLINE, mat W 90cm, L 1.45m, H 40cm. $30. Ph 5443 1811
ROLLER blades EC size 42 $20. Ph 5444 5695
SHOWER screen, clear glass to fit over bath. EC $50 Ph 0408 144 416
TRAMPOLINE, full size, needs new mat. $40 Ph 5444 3607
MUSHROOM COMPOST AND TOP SOIL $50 per metre. Minimum 4 metres. Free delivery to Bendigo area. Phone 0400 855 626.
TOUCHE 1-4 course books, $15 each. Ph 5446 3089
MOWER, not going, $10. Ph 0437 375 304
PLAYGROUND miniature, with people. new in box $30 Ph 0428 234 678
Jewell Crt, East Bendigo (off Murphy St) We are ONLY open each Thursday and Friday to receive goods 10am - 5pm
MOD lounge, 3m x 3m approx., grey, as new. $1600 ono. Ph 0428 287 866
PHONE cards 1990s, 60 at $1.50 ea Ph 5447 0217
LOUNGE Italian Leather, 3 piece reclining suite. VGC. $650. Ph 0408 443 006
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HOUSE LOT FURNITURE & SUNDRIES Moving interstate. Bookshelves, Ikea loft beds x 2, bird aviaries, tall boys, gym equip, and more. Phone 0408 539 128 for list and prices
GO kart, race style, not running, Honda motor, spare tyres, $350. Ph 5447 1399 GOURMET wok, like new $25 Ph 5443 5530
I gave blood to make this ad. Now it’s your turn.
HIKING boots, Aku, size 38 womens VGC $50 Ph 5435 2593
$21 per bag delivery avail. Ph 0428 143 078
GOATS milk $3.50 per litre. Free range eggs $3.50 per dozen. Deliver to Bendigo. Ph 0431 552 428
HELMET, adult, adjustable, new, $15. Ph 5447 0397
GARDEN rocks for sale, $99.00 per trailer load Ph 0400 695 761 FORD LED signs, and a full range of LED signs on display. Noble Pavilion Showgrounds Market every Sunday. Ph 0434 688 220
Bendigo Weekly — Friday, December 2, 2011
WHIPPER snipper, metallic. $10 Ph 0437 375 304 WINE barrel's & stool, $550 for set or can be separate Ph 0438 046 772 WOODEN drop front desk /bookcase. EC $50 Ph 0417 766 331 YEAR 11 textbooks, various subjects, $35 each Ph 5443 0667 YEAR 7 Nelson Maths VELS $20 Ph 5443 1130 YR 8 Maths text book & h /w book, $30. Ph 5446 3089
WANTED ALUMINIUM glass sliding door, 2100H x 1815W (all 1 fixed panel. Ours broke. 1 x 900 fixed) Ph 5448 3855 or 0418 360 194
TRACTORS & farm machinery wanted. Going or not, cash paid, Ph 0429 393 221
GARAGE SALES 53 Kinross St Bendigo Sun 9am - 12pm Household and workshop clearance. Great bargains. 75 Church St K/ Flat. Too much to mention! 8am start. Saturday only. DOWN sizing, arch antiques, general, lge palms, tank, fire sound, over mantle, Sat 7.30am & Sun 8am Sternberg st GARAGE clearance sale 2b Weatherall St Cal Gully local p/book map 2E1,8E Sat 10am - 2pm, 60's b/room suite bric a brac MOVING OUT SALE Sat 3rd 8am - 5pm & Sun 4th 8am - 1pm Clydebank Crt Strathfieldsaye MOVING Sale 8am Sat Alexander Cl Str/saye Toys, furnishings, household items, dining chairs, Jonh Deere toys.
POULTRY SILKIES Young & colours from $20 each. Phone 5436 1373
LIVESTOCK BED, cast iron, double $330 Ph 0438 461 082
FEMALE German short haired pointer, four 4 Sale, $300 ono Ph 0405 522 523 or 0431 609 602
GOSLINGS $10 each. Ph 0437 157 607
HORSES wanted all types, good prices, cash money on pick up. Ph 0428 505 486 or 0409 207 500
KELPIE pups 6 weeks old, black & tan, wormed, 4-F 6-M. $80. Ph 0417 471 558
LAYING Pullets $16 each. Roosters also available. Ph 0431 552 428
MALTESE x Shih Tzu pups, vet checked & wormed, 3F & 2M, beautiful & ready to go $250 Ph 0438 836 430
PUPPIES, Rhodesian Ridgeback x Bull Mastiff x Irish Wolfhound. 6M, 1F. Pet or hunt. Good temperament. $200 Ph 5446 8216
RAMS Border Leicester , Houlden blood, 1 1/2 yrs, Gudair Vac, Bruc. Acr. $600. Ph 0428 318 741 or 5439 1202
CARAVANS & TRAILERS
1995 Nissan mobile home, dbl bed, shower /toilet, 2 burner stove, sink, fridge, 6 cyl diesel, new tyres, full reg, plus tools. All in good order. $45,000 or offer. Ph 5443 0127
CAMPER trailer, Jayco Eagle 2008, full prestige annex & bed end flys, Aussie Mate awning, reg to July 2012, EC $21,250. Ph 0417 353 041
Friday, December 2, 2011 — Bendigo Weekly
CARAVANS & TRAILERS
WRECKING VEHICLES WANTED TO BUY
A-VAN, A liner '09 model. As new, 3 berth, m'wave, HWS, solar, updated C-tek charger, awning, lge wind-out winds., Used only twice $23,000 Ph 0427 099 795
CARAVAN 20ft, in GC, rear dble i-bed, side club lounge (converts-bed), dble bunks, front kitchen incl. oven, full annexe, ideal for on site, reg, $10,000 or offer. Ph 5447 0870 or 0407 308 825
4.2 Quintrex Jarramundi Powered by 30hp Honda 4 stroke. - Custom built floor & casting decks. - Designed for fishing big fish, with large open areas to move around. - Built in dry box. - Large amount of storage. - Built in electric motor mounts, front and rear. - Under floor cabling to suit. - Lighting and 12 volt sockets in the right spots. - Boat safety gear, including running lights, bilge pump, radio & speakers. - Trailer easy tow with spare wheel. - Boat cover & engine cover. Excellent condition. Boat rego 03/03/12 Trailer rego 10/04/12 $10,500 Ph 0417 054 350
FORD transit 05, 6sp m/home, show/toil, sing/d bed, fresh/grey tanks, all extras, vgc YJR990 $39800 Ph0408145421 JAYCO Discovery poptop, 2009, 16ft, e.c, $28500 Ph 03 5449 6698 or 0407 496 698 MERC Sprinter 04, man, 119,000 kms, 308 CDI, 2 Brth, EC, many extras, $66,500 ono. Phone 0425 761 942
MOTOR BIKES 2007 KTM 85, SW, EC $3,200 ono Ph 0402 845 257
ONSITE for removal caravan annex & decking, lge enclosed vdah 0421 410 957 for inspection & offers, BGO, $12,000
ROMA pop-top, 1991 model, 14 ft 6 in, island bed, roll out awning, VGC $8950 ONO Phone 5439 5661
6 x 4 $590. 8 x 5 tandem $2,190. 161 McIvor Hwy
www.ebsary.com.au TRAILER steel dual axle, built for lawn mowing purposes, GC. $2500. Ph 0411 432 733 VISCOUNT 15x7caravan, 4 berth alum. painted inside & out, very neat, new tyres, e.c, $3500 54417156 or 0400093 331
2006 Hyosung GT250R roadbike, service history, 16121kms, 11mth rego, RWC, EC, JB859, $4000 Ph 0400 648 069
• Holdens • Commodores • Fords • Light Commercials Call 5446 1384 Wayne on 0413 774 717 Kayne on 0459 652 963 Address: 222 Upper Rd, Eaglehawk, 3556
Bendigo Readies 4x4Rd, Huntly 714 Barnadown
• Now selling full range of • We also have a full range Pro comp Tyres. of reco parts that we can • New and used lift kits fit on site to suit your 4x4 needs • New and used turbo kits for the extreme 4WD or to give your diesel that towing your caravan. • With a full time workshop extra push we now cater for all your • With a full range of motors and gearboxs on 4WD needs iser site we will get you back • Patrol • Landcru on the road fast. • Hilux • Suzuki Mon to Fri 8:30am to 5:30pm (03) Sat 8:30am to 2:00pm
5.4M Bondwood Boat w /trailer. GC & Reg. Inboard Holden 202, Urgent Sale $3,200. Ph 0407 309 028
YAMAHA Virago 250cc, 1300 km's, yr 2006, Cherry Blossom, Sept 2012 reg. $4900. FW 373. Ph. 0409 020 999.
CAR PARTS 253 V8 long motor, good condition. $550 Ph 0459 483 869
AUTO WRECKERS Wrecking all Makes & Models Cars bought and Sold
5474 2432 LMCT 10769
FORD AU utility, alloy tray, 5 spd manual. Honda Prelude 88. Ford F100 9" diff. Ph 0411 432 733.
VS Holden hard top, black. $200. Ph 5446 8127
picked up and scrap iron. Will pay cash. Ph 0428 599 359.
W R E C K I N G V T Commodore, 6 cylinder. All parts available. Ph 5448 7086 or 0400 602 240
DRAGON CITY MOTOR WRECKERS Open 51⁄2 days Cars wanted Agents for Tuff Tonneau, Minor Panel Beating Fairview Rd KangarooFlat Ph 0487 000 145 or 5447 4441 Pensioner Discount EL XR6 All parts available. Ph 5448 7086 or 0400 602 240
A.M. Hyett Motorcycles Bikes sold, traded & recycled. Spares and accessories. See Michael and Ian 67-69 Bridge Street, Bendigo 3550 Open 9.00am-5.30pm Mon-Sat / 10.00am-5.30pm Sun LMCT 4761. Licenced second hand dealer.
Ph: 5442 2523 SMS: 0411 627 348 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
MACHINERY DIESEL Generator, 6KVA, silent, remote start, brand new, in box. $1300 PH 0403 022 444
FORD BA Falcon XR6, EC, RWC, 12 months reg, YCA-526. $9,500. Ph 0415 701 531
2002 VY Commodore Executive Sedan, colour Martini, 155,000kms, clean car, $8,000. RZX-500. 12 mths rego. Ph 5449 7384
FORD AU dual axel, LPG, damaged. $3,000 WCO-434. Ph 0411 432 733.
CARS WANTED Clean, Late Model, Low Mileage.
03 5441 4999 LMCT 1306
MAZDA 3 SP23 2005 manual, 82,000km, c/c, new tyres, 12 mths reg, tint. winds, Mazda serviced. WAT-545 $15,500 Ph 0428 921 h776 NAVARA 05, duel cab, 4wd, bull bar, extras, new tyres & shocks, AC, PS, TMG-185, $15,000 Ph 0408 302 537
MITSUBISHI Outlander 2003, silver, auto, p/s, cruise, c/locking, p/wind., a/c, tow bar, CD player, RWC, 149,000kms, reg till July 2012, $9000 firm. SFY-040. Ph 0411 771 809
TOYOTA Camry 1998, New tyres, Reg 8/2012, RWC, 103,000km, e/c $5900, PBD 416, Must sell Ph: 0409 397 253
Conquest Sedan, 1.8Lt EFI motor, 5-spd man, p /s, a/c, service. hist., genuine 49,000kms, sold with RWC & 12 mths reg., $5900 ono. OOQ-296. Ph 0419 337 667
VN Calais, sunroof, full elec, RWC, body kit, crusie control, trip meter, 688VNX19HLT378429 $5000 Ph 0435458727
FACTORY Recondition Engines • Second Hand Motors Engine Repairs and Services • Supplied or Fitted
Phone 5442 6409
BendigoWeekly CIRCULATING TO
OVER 36,750 MECHANICS
BARINA 1996, VGC, 140km, Reg, RWC, A/C, P/S, 2 owners, 5 door hatch. UYM-162 $3,250 Ph 0417 308 465
95 Bridge Street, Bendigo • Ph: 5442 6409
BMW 316 2-dr 1995, red, auto, a/c, p/s, alloy wheels, RWC, $5800. YLY-217. Ph 0411 432 733 BMW 528i '96 silver sedan, steptronic, phone, GWO, reg 30/8/12, $10,750 ono. NYT-374. Ph 0411 061 898
Jamie Hackett Motors Volvo / European Specialist • All Makes & Models • New Car Servicing
COMMODORE VE SS auto, tow bar, tint, RWC, 115,000km. VGC $23,900 WIG-415 Ph 0438 018 551 COMMODORE VR S V8 auto, alloy wheels, t/bar, $4,900. No RWC or reg. UKZ-143 Ph 0413 070 005
NISSAN PULSAR HATCH Auto, a/c, p/s, tinted windows, alloys, low kms. ABC111. $18,000. Ph 5442 1646
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Bendigo Weekly – Friday, December 2, 2011
Kevin Probert back on the team
Taking insurance into mind
The Occupational health and Safety Act has certainly changed our thinking in meeting our duty of care, and understanding responsibilities in the workplace, placing duties on manufacturers and suppliers, workplace management and workers alike. It is commonplace to have a disclaimer on how products and equipment are to be used in a safe manner. employers are to provide for employees, so far as is reasonably practicable, a workplace without risk to health and safety. employees are asked to take reasonable care of themselves and others who may be affected by their behaviours in the workplace. Welfare is also a major consideration as part of the Act’s intention. There are workplace insurance premiums required to be paid and, like most insurance policies, claim and no claim bonus or penalties apply to employers that remain accident free. Cycling insurance is a consideration for the protection of prized assets. Full carbon bike and wheels that can equate to a third of the cost of a new car. Insurance cover for
Core group leads Braves
eddie barkla your bike can be part of a home and contents policy or a stand-alone policy. Most insurance policies allow for your bike being damaged or stolen. Most cycling associations have insurance as part of membership. If you want to find out more, I suggest you go to a general insurance
A review of most accidents will reveal that at some point common sense was forgotten broker or to one or more (more is better) insurance providers direct. Be sure to read their Product Disclosure Statements. how we look after the equipment we use and how we respect the environment in which we spend our time is in itself valuable insurance. This may seem plain common sense, but a review of most, if not all,
The Bendigo Braves have locked in their core group of last season with the re-signing of Kevin Probert. The 23-year-old Probert had a breakout year last season, averaging 9.4 points and 4.5 assists per game and collecting a Player of the Week award in Week 10, together with his Australian Youth Player of the Year Award for the east Conference. Braves coach Ben harvey was pleased to have Probert back on board. “Kevin stepped up for us last season so I will be looking for him to build on that heading into next season and increase his on-court leadership directing the team from the point,” he said. Bendigo Brave Chris Novak has also re-signed with the club for season 2012. The 202cm SeABL veteran of over 250 games, clocked up his 200th with the Braves last season, and he joins new recruit, 203cm forward Tom Garlepp, a proven SeABL performer, who averaged 16.4 points and nine rebounds for Sandringham last season. Currently on the roster of NBL team Gold Coast Blaze, Garlepp has also played for the Perth Wildcats and Adelaide 36ers. Garlepp could miss the start of the season, depend-
accidents will reveal that at some point common sense was forgotten and focus on the task at hand was momentarily lost. There are simple things to consider – is your bike in a good roadworthy condition? Are the tyres in reasonable condition and at the correct pressure for the riding conditions? Does your helmet fit correctly and is it in good condition, kept clean and stored in a cool, dry, sunfree location? Where you place yourself on the road, making your actions predictable and allowing yourself to be seen with clothing and lighting alike, is a form of insurance. There are so many contributing aspects in cycling that are our responsibility. Regularly washing our bike can reveal any changes in the frame structure or wheels, and is a good time to check on wear and tear of components such as brakes. While not all these will stop accidents, they certainly go a long way for us to develop respect of our own safety and that of others we share the road with. Looking forward to seeing you on the road soon, God willing.
oLIVIA oN tHE BALL BeNDIGO’S Olivia O’Meara will take to the court with the world’s best tennis players as a ballkid at the Australian Open in January. She was chosen from more than 1600 applicants, and underwent intensive training in the skills they will need to service the world’s tennis stars when the Australian Open starts on January 18. Applicants were tested on their fitness, ball skills and
IN THE GAME: Kevin Probert. Photo: ANDREW PERRYMAN
ing if the Blaze qualify for the finals. Meanwhile Bendigo junior Lucy Spalding has returned to the area after 12 months working with underprivileged children. She has signed with the
Bendigo Lady Braves. Spalding joins Sarah Strange as another Bendigo Brave junior returning to the club for next year. Training starts in January with the season tipping off in March.
most importantly, their attitude towards their role, with the best 370 applicants winning their way through to the final squad of Australian Open ballkids. Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley said the ballkids play a crucial role at the tournament.
hosted by the Bendigo Field and Game from a field of 70 competitors in rainy conditions, Lee beat Mick Warburton, while Greg Shelton finished third. Other winners were Andrew Campbell (A Grade), Sterl Wrigley (B Grade), C. Burder (C Grade), while Ray Climas won the Veterans competition, Jacque Voigt the Ladies and William Voigt was the top junior. The next event is the Christmas Shoot on December 10 at noon.
LEE oN tArgEt PeTeR Lee took out first place in the AA Grade in the hartley’s hunting and Fishing 75 Target Simulated Field Clay Target event on Saturday.
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Emu Valley Cricket Association – Division 1
Top four teams push to create a gap PLAY ON: Mick Fleming bats for United at Ewing Park. Photo: ANDREW PERRYMAN
Division 1 ladder RANK
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L1 L2 POINTS
Fixtures DATE/TIME HOME TEAM
Maiden Gully Oval
WHAT a start to Round Five, or should we say false start, as no First Division games got under way due to the weather, so all games now revert to one-day games this Saturday. Maiden Gully takes on Axe Creek, and will be hoping for another good start from Mark Smith and Leigh Draper, and that Brett Haw and David Becker can take early wickets, while Axe Creek will also be looking for leaders Jamie Morgan and Travis Nolan to continue their good early season form.
Golden Gully will be looking for early wickets from Brad Webster and Seb Olle, and plenty of runs from Brendon Lummis and Jeremy Rogerson when they take on Emu Creek, led by Simon Marwood and Leigh Byrne. Spring Gully will be looking to bring up their first victory of the season and climb into the top four as it makes the trip to Marong. The visitors will be hoping Ricky Mannix can continue his recent form with the bat and Nick Manley can get some
early wickets against a Marong side boasting the talents of the Ross brothers and Richard Murphy, who are all well suited to the one-day format. Sedgwick is at home to West Bendigo and will be looking to Scott McKenzie and Alan Friswell to lead the way against a West Bendigo line-up that has Ken Bell, Travis O’Connell and Glen Wallis, who all have a strong influence with both bat and ball. In the final game of the round, Mandurang is at home
to United which should be an absolute cracker of a game with both sides starting the season with some impressive performances. Mandurang boasts one of the most talented line-ups in the competition, led by the batting dynamo Matt Giri and the versatile all-rounder in Leigh Haw, while United has powerful all-rounder Alex Collins in good form with support from Forbes Klemm and Josh White, so this game should go right down to the wire.
Dec 3, 1.30pm
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Cal Gully Oval
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Dec 3, 1.30pm
‘Setting a precedent’
OUT OF LINE: There are mixed feelings following the change. fieldsaye prior to the overall decision, and then such notification put out to the clubs and media outlets without a fair right of reply prior to such a decision. “(And) having a ruling mid game rather than after a round has been completed.” He also had concerns with the B Grade fixture being played in the first place, considering the
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brand new strip at Tannery Lane, and the extremely poor weather. “Not one game was played in any association through Bendigo for the afternoon,” Yates said. “Given rain at that time, that the town knew was coming, but the umpires’ further desire to push through what were already wet conditions under foot, and then wet conditions during the actual play, is also concerning. “Having a new deck with full grass cover may have hidden the wet areas which may highlight the lack of knowledge on pitch conditions from the umpires.” However, BDCA president Wayne Walsh said the decision was made for the good of the game. “We made the decision for the betterment of cricket,” he said. “The board has the right to make these decisions, it’s in the rule book under General Provisions.” Rule 1.7 of the BDCA rule book states: “Subject to the approval of the Board, if necessary, alter the program in respect of dates, grounds or times, for commencing or continuing any match”.
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Cricket official cries foul over midway rule change
A CRICKET Victoria official believes a dangerous precedent has been set after the Bendigo and District Cricket Association overturned a rule midway through Round Six on Tuesday night. “It creates a rod for their back,” Cricket Victoria umpiring manager Bob Parr said. Only one game began in either A or B Grade level on Saturday, a fixture between Strathfieldsaye and Sandhurst, where 32 overs were bowled. With play abandoned with the Jets sitting at a precarious 5/49, the match, and all other B Grade games, reverted to ordinary conditions, under rule 4.5 of the BDCA. However, that rule was overturned on Tuesday night, allowing all other B Grade fixtures to be played as one-day games. While BDCA president Wayne Walsh said the decision was for the “betterment of cricket”, it’s drawn the ire of Strathfieldsaye president Brent Yates, who was informed of the decision via email. “There are a number of areas that have concerned us,” he said. “(A) lack of communication to both Sandhurst and Strath-
v West Bendigo
However, it makes no mention of changing the dynamics of matches. While Walsh said the board had not been pressured into its unanimous decision from any of the B Grade teams, he admitted some would see a dangerous precedent had been set. “Some would say yes,” Walsh said. “Some teams might decide not to play one particular week and opt for a one-day game the following week.” Walsh admitted the BDCA rule book would need to be closely scrutinised. “We may need to re-look at our rules,” he said. “Perhaps when a certain percentage of games are washed out, we cancel the entire round.” BDCA secretary John Hecker said the rule would not be removed but given more flexibility. “We’ve acted in the best interests of the competition,” he said.
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6.00 Ten News 7.00 Children’s Programs 9.00 The Circle Summertime Series 11.00 Ten News 12.00 Dr Phil 1.00 The Doctors 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 Judge Judy 3.30 Infomercial 4.00 Huey 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.30 The Project: Presented by Charlie Pickering, Carrie Bickmore and Dave Hughes 7.30 Glee 8.30 Hawaii Five-O 9.30 Offspring 10.30 Go Girls 11.30 The Late Show With David Letterman 12.30 Infomercials 4.00 Everyday Life 4.30 Copeland 5.00 Life Today
6.00 Ten News 7.00 Children’s Programs 9.00 The Circle Summertime Series 11.00 Ten News 12.00 Dr Phil 1.00 The Doctors 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 Judge Judy 3.30 Infomercial 4.00 Huey 4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.30 The Project 7.30 Recruits Paramedics 8.00 Keeping Up With The Joneses 8.30 Law & Order: SVU 9.30 Offspring 10.30 Go Girls 11.30 The Late Show With David Letterman 12.30 Infomercials 4.00 Everyday Life 4.30 Copeland 5.00 Life Today 5.30 Benny Hinn
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5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05 World Watch 6.45 UEFA Europa League: Matchday 5 9.10 World Watch 2.30 Living Black 3.00 Letters And Numbers 3.30 World Watch 4.30 PBS Newshour 5.30 Global Village: Presented by Silvio Rivier 6.00 Letters And Numbers 6.30 World News 7.30 Town With Nicholas Crane 8.30 As It Happened: Hiroshima: The Next Day 9.30 World News 10.05 Scarlet Road: A Sex Worker’s Journey 11.05 Movie: Portrait Of A Beauty (South Korea): Kim Min-Sun, Kim Young-Ho, Kim Nam-Gil 1.05 South Park 3.00 Weatherwatch
5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05 World Watch 1.00 In The Spirit Of Diaghilev 2.25 Maestro: A Portrait Of Valery Gergiev 3.25 Retouches 3.30 Philip Roth: A Lesson In Anatomy 4.30 PBS Newshour: With Jim Lehrer 5.30 Prototype This 6.30 World News 7.30 Big, Bigger, Biggest 8.30 Mythbusters 9.30 Rockwiz: Presented by Julia Zemiro and Brian Nankervis 10.20 Movie: Mongol (Kazakhstan): Tadanobu Asano, Honglei Sun, Khulan Chuluum 12.35 South Park: The Early Years 1.00 About Fish And Revolution 1.15 Rugby: Wales v Australia 3.30 Weatherwatch
5.00 World Watch 8.30 Popasia 10.30 UEFA Europa League Highlights 11.00 Football Feature 12.00 UEFA Champions League Magazine Program 12.30 Speedweek 1.00 Rugby: Wales v Australia: Highlights 3.00 Celtic Thunder: Christmas 4.05 How To Survive A Disaster 5.00 Cycling Central 6.00 Thalassa 6.30 World News 7.30 The Bible: A History 8.30 The Promise 10.10 Movie: Twin Sisters (The Netherlands): Thekla Reuten, Nadja Uhl, Jeroen Spitzenberger 12.35 Movie: What A Wonderful Place (Israel): Uri Gavriel, Evelyne Kaplun, Avi Oria 2.20 Weatherwatch
5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05 World Watch 1.00 Age Of Terror 2.00 India Reborn 3.00 Letters And Numbers 3.30 World Watch 4.30 FIFA Futbol Mundial 5.00 The Crew 5.30 Global Village 6.00 Letters And Numbers: Presented by Richard Morecroft 6.30 World News 7.30 Mythbusters 8.30 Man Vs Wil 9.30 World News 10.00 Housos 10.30 Skins 11.30 The World Game 12.30 Movie: Captive (Russia): Vyacheslav Krikunov, Pyotr Logachev, Irakli Mskhalaia 2.05 Weatherwatch
5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05 World Watch 1.00 Movie: A Touch Of Spice (Greece): Georges Corraface, Savvas Iakovidis, Basak Koklukaya 3.00 Letters And Numbers 3.30 World Watch 4.00 World Watch 4.30 PBS Newshour 5.30 Global Village 6.00 Letters And Numbers 6.30 World News 7.30 Surviving A Car Crash 8.30 Go Back To Where You Came From 9.30 World News 10.05 Hot Docs: My Perestroika 11.45 Movie: The Desert Within (Mexico): Mario Zaragoza, Diego Catano, Eileen Yanez 1.50 Angels Of Rio 3.00 Weatherwatch
5.00 World Watch 6.30 UEFA Champions League: Matchday 6 9.00 World Watch 3.00 Letters And Numbers 3.30 World Watch 4.30 PBS Newshour 5.30 Global Village 6.00 Letters And Numbers 6.30 World News 7.30 Toughest Place To Be A... 8.30 One Born Every Minute 9.30 World News 10.05 Movie: Something Like Happiness (The Czech Republic): Tatiana Vilhelmová, Pavel Liska 11.50 112 Emergency: Two young skaters catch a ride with a moving rubbish truck, but when the truck turns onto the motorway, one realises his shirt is caught. 1.20 Weatherwatch
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6am Children’s Programs 7pm Spicks And Specks 7.30 River Monsters: Jeremy Wade travels to a remote river in the Australian outback to try to catch the fearsome freshwater sawfish. 8.30 Friday Night Lights: Julie decides to make it clear to her parents that she does not intend to move away from Dillon and Matt. 9.30 Fear of A Brown Planet Returns 10.45 Crownies: Conrad's arrest has major ramifications. Erin becomes Janet's stand-in birth partner at the last minute. 11.45 Cold Feet 12.35 Absolutely Fabulous: New York Special 1.30 Blade Of The Immortal
6am Children’s Programs 7pm Monkey Thieves 7.30 Great Ormond Street 8.30 At The Movies Shortcuts: Join Margaret and David as they review the latest in cinema releases. 8.40 Movie: The Last Tycoon: Robert DeNiro, Tony Curtis: The production head of a movie studio falls in love with a girl who reminds him of his dead wife. 10.40 Movie: The King Of Marvin Gardens: Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern: An uptight deejay travels to Atlantic City to find out about a get-richquick scheme cooked up by his manic brother. 12.20 Queen: Days of Our Lives (Part One) 1.25 Scrapheap Challenge
6am Children’s Programs 7pm At The Movies: Summer Special: 1 7.30 Voyage To The Planets 8.30 Sunday Best: Sold at the age of three, Budhia Singh was destined to live as a beggar. However, after being rescued, Budhia is on his way to becoming India's most famous runner. 9.35 Men Who Swim: Follows a group of middle-aged men who have found unlikely success as members of Sweden's all-male synchronised swimming team. 10.35 London Live 11.00 BBC Electric Proms 12.00 Oasis: Soul And Glory 12.50 Scrapheap Challenge
6am Children’s Programs 7pm Spicks And Specks 7.30 Three Hungry Boys 8.00 Outnumbered: Karen thinks she's won half a million pounds, and starts to spend it. 8.30 Haven 9.30 Breaking Bad: Jesse seeks revenge for the death of his friend by tracking down a meth-addicted prostitute. 10.15 The Graham Norton Show 11.00 River Monsters: Jeremy Wade heads to a remote river in the Australian outback to try to catch the fearsome freshwater sawfish. 11.50 London Live 12.25 Zoo Days 12.50 Scrapheap Challenge
6am Children’s Programs 7pm Spicks And Specks: Presented by Adam Hills 7.30 Dirty Jobs 8.30 Review With Myles Barlow 9.00 Harry And Paul 9.30 Green Wing 10.20 Lewis Black's “Root of All Evil” 10.45 Arrested Development: The family's former attorney makes Michael an offer he can't refuse. 11.10 Torchwood: When Gwen Cooper witnesses the resurrection of a murder victim, it begins her journey into a dangerous underworld. 12.00 Billable Hours 12.25 What Would Happen If... 1.15 Scrapheap Challenge
6am Children’s Programs 7pm Spicks And Specks 7.30 Mega Builders: A small army of designers and labourers is building what will be the largest man-made surfing wave in history. 8.30 The Undercover Princesses: The princesses have made little progress in their search for the perfect man, so they must go on as many dates as possible. They try finding men at work, in church, a local football match, and in the world of blind dating. 9.30 Queen: Days of Our Lives (Part Two) 10.30 Requiem For Detroit 11.35 Beyond Boundaries 12.35 Animal Cops 1.25 Scrapheap Challenge
6am Children’s Programs 7pm Spicks And Specks: Presented by Adam Hills 7.30 Heavy Haulers 8.30 Arrested Development: Buster tries to find a way to get out of going to Iraq. 9.00 The Warehouse Comedy Festival 9.30 The Graham Norton Show 10.15 Ideal 10.45 Peep Show 11.15 Psychoville: The plot continues to thicken as Mr Jelly reveals how he ended up with only one hand. 11.45 Heavy Haulers 12.35 What Would Happen If... 1.00 Scrapheap Challenge
6.00 Children’s Programs 9.00 Flintstones 9.30 Jeannie 10.00 The Dukes Of Hazzard 11.00 Total Wipeout UK 12.00 Bewitched 12.30 Spin City 1.00 Seinfeld 1.30 ET 2.00 TMZ 2.30 Married With Children 3.00 Just Shoot Me 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Spin City 5.00 Jeannie 5.30 Movie: Meet Dave: Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Scott Caan 7.20 Movie: Zoom: Tim Allen, Courtney Cox, Chevy Chase, Spencer Breslin 9.20 Movie: Never Back Down: Sean Faris, Amber Heard, Cam Gigandet 11.30 South Park 12.30 Undercovers 1.30 Rubicon 2.30 Reno 911 5.00 Children’s Programs
6.00 Children’s Programs 11.30 Bewitched 12.00 Aria Awards 2011 3.00 Seinfeld 3.30 I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here 5.30 Total Wipeout UK: Presented by Richard Hammond 6.30 Top Gear USA 7.30 Two And A Half Men 8.30 Movie: Ronin: Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Katarina Witt, Sean Bean 10.50 Movie: American History X: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D’Angelo, Jennifer Lien, Fairuza Balk, Avery Brooks, Elliott Gould, Stacy Keach 1.10 Total Wipeout UK: Presented by Richard Hammond 2.00 V 3.00 The Ultimate Fighter 4.00 The Moment Of Truth 5.00 Children’s Programs
6.00 Children’s Programs 7.00 Flintstones 7.30 Children's Programs 12.00 The City 12.30 Eclipse Music TV 1.00 Picture This With Quickflix 1.30 I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here 3.30 The Bachelor 5.30 Survivor: South Pacific 6.30 Teen Mum 7.30 I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here 8.30 Two And A Half Men 9.00 Big Bang Theory 9.30 Movie: Hellboy: Ron Perlman, John Hurt, Selma Blair 12.00 Live At The Chapel Presents... 12.30 The Ultimate Fighter 3.30 Home Shopping 4.00 Just Shoot Me 4.30 TMZ 5.00 Married With Children 5.30 Flintstones
6.00 Children’s Programs 9.00 Flintstones 9.30 Jeannie 10.00 The Dukes Of Hazzard 11.00 I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here 12.00 Bewitched 12.30 Spin City 1.00 Seinfeld 1.30 ET 2.00 TMZ 2.30 Married With Children 3.00 Just Shoot Me 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Spin City 5.00 Jeannie 5.30 Bewitched 6.00 Seinfeld 6.30 Wipeout USA 7.30 I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here 8.30 Big Bang Theory 9.00 The Inbetweeners 9.30 Movie: RocknRolla 12.00 South Park 1.00 Reno 911 2.00 Home Shopping 4.00 Just Shoot Me
6.00 Children’s Programs 9.00 Flintstones 9.30 Jeannie 10.00 The Dukes Of Hazzard 11.00 Charlie's Angels 12.00 Bewitched 12.30 Spin City 1.00 Seinfeld 1.30 ET 2.00 TMZ 2.30 Married With Children 3.00 Just Shoot Me 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Spin City 5.00 Jeannie 5.30 Bewitched 6.00 Seinfeld 6.30 Wipeout USA 7.30 I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here 8.30 Movie: Rush Hour: Jackie Chan 10.30 The Inbetweeners 12.00 Eclipse Music TV 12.30 Rock Rivals 1.30 Reno 911 2.00 Home Shopping 4.00 Just Shoot Me 4.30 TMZ 5.00 Married With Children
6.00 Children’s Programs 9.00 Flintstones 9.30 Jeannie 10.00 The Dukes Of Hazzard 11.00 I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here 12.00 Bewitched 12.30 Spin City 1.00 Seinfeld 1.30 ET 2.00 TMZ 2.30 Married With Children 3.00 Just Shoot Me 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Spin City 5.00 Jeannie 5.30 Bewitched 6.00 Seinfeld 6.30 Wipeout USA 7.30 I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here 8.30 Mike & Molly 9.00 Big Bang Theory 9.30 Movie: Man Of The House 11.40 South Park 12.30 V 1.30 Reno 911
6.00 Children’s Programs 9.00 Flintstones 9.30 Jeannie 10.00 The Dukes Of Hazzard 11.00 Charlie's Angels 12.00 Bewitched 12.30 Spin City 1.00 Seinfeld 1.30 ET 2.00 TMZ 2.30 Married With Children 3.00 Just Shoot Me 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Spin City 5.00 Jeannie 5.30 Bewitched 6.00 Seinfeld 6.30 Wipeout USA 7.30 I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here 8.30 Two And A Half Men 9.00 Big Bang Theory 9.30 Movie: Be Kind Rewind 11.30 South Park 12.30 The Moment Of Truth 1.30 Reno 911 2.00 Home Shopping
6.00 Home Shopping 6.30 Martha Stewart 7.30 Dr Oz 8.30 Sons And Daughters 9.00 Home And Away: The Early Years 9.30 Shortland Street 10.00 Coronation Street 10.30 Emmerdale 11.00 Designing Women 11.30 Beautiful Homes And Great Estates 12.00 Brothers & Sisters 1.00 Grey's Anatomy 3.00 Murphy Brown 3.30 Growing Pains 4.00 Mad About You 4.30 Who's The Boss 5.00 Doctor At Large 5.30 One Foot In The Grave 6.00 Bargain Hunt 7.00 One Foot In The Grave 9.00 Escape To The Country 10.00 To The Manor Bowen 11.00 The Lakes 11.30 Movie: Abandon Ship! 1.30 Australian Open Tennis Classic
6.00 Home Shopping 6.30 Children’s Programs 8.00 Sandcastles 8.30 Better Homes And Gardens Catch-Up 10.00 The Great Outdoors 11.00 Queensland Weekender 11.30 Great South East 12.00 Creek To Coast 12.30 The Travel Bug 1.30 Weekend Kitchen 4.30 New Idea Test Kitchen 5.00 The Good Life 6.15 Are You Being Served? 6.50 One Foot In The Grave 7.30 Heartbeat 8.30 Taggart 10.15 Rome 11.45 Movie: Fun With Dick, Jane: George Segal, Jane Fonda, Ed McMahon, Dick Gautier, Allan Miller, Hank Garcia, John Dehner 1.45 Australian Open Tennis Classic
6.00 Home Shopping 6.30 Step By Step 7.00 Growing Pains 7.30 Head Of The Class 7.55 Perfect Strangers 8.25 Murphy Brown 8.50 Ugly Betty 9.50 Route 66 10.45 Naked City 11.15 Jersey Boys - Behind The Scenes 11.45 Movie: Captain Pirate: Louis Hayward 1.30 Movie: Absence Of Malice 4.00 Movie: Multiplicity 6.30 New Idea Test Kitchen 7.00 Sandcastles 7.30 The Royal 8.30 The Savoy 10.30 Homes Under The Hammer 11.45 The World At War 12.50 Movie: Absence Of Malice: Paul Newman, Sally Field 3.15 Movie: Multiplicity: Michael Keaton 5.30 Home Shopping
6.00 Home Shopping 6.30 Martha Stewart 7.30 Dr Oz 8.30 Sons And Daughters 9.00 Home And Away: The Early Years 9.30 Shortland Street 10.00 Coronation Street 10.30 Emmerdale 11.00 Designing Women 11.30 Beautiful Homes And Great Estates 12.00 Brothers & Sisters 1.00 Grey's Anatomy 3.00 Murphy Brown 3.30 Growing Pains 4.00 Mad About You 4.30 Who's The Boss 5.00 Doctor At Large 5.30 One Foot In The Grave 6.00 Bargain Hunt 7.00 Are You Being Served? 7.30 Heartbeat 8.30 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em 9.30 The Bill 10.40 Six Feet Under 11.45 Dawn Gets Her Man
6.00 Home Shopping 6.30 Martha Stewart 7.30 Dr Oz 8.30 Sons And Daughters 9.00 Home And Away: The Early Years 9.30 Shortland Street 10.00 Coronation Street 10.30 Emmerdale 11.00 Designing Women 11.30 Beautiful Homes And Great Estates 12.00 Brothers & Sisters 1.00 Grey's Anatomy 3.00 Murphy Brown 3.30 Growing Pains 4.00 Mad About You 4.30 Who's The Boss 5.00 Doctor At Large 5.30 One Foot In The Grave 6.00 Bargain Hunt 7.00 That's My Boy 7.30 Dad's Army 8.05 To The Manor Born 9.15 One Foot In The Grave 10.00 The Bill 11.10 Six Feet Under
6.00 Home Shopping 6.30 Martha Stewart 7.30 Dr Oz 8.30 Sons And Daughters 9.00 Home And Away: The Early Years 9.30 Shortland Street 10.00 Coronation Street 10.30 Emmerdale 11.00 Designing Women 11.30 Beautiful Homes And Great Estates 12.00 Brothers & Sisters 1.00 Grey's Anatomy 3.00 Murphy Brown 3.30 Growing Pains 4.00 Mad About You 4.30 Who's The Boss 5.00 Doctor At Large 5.30 One Foot In The Grave 6.00 Bargain Hunt 7.00 Porridge 8.00 Heartbeat 9.00 One Foot In The Grave 10.15 The Bill 11.15 Six Feet Under 12.15 Gil Mayo Mysteries
6.00 Home Shopping 6.30 Martha Stewart 7.30 Dr Oz 8.30 Sons And Daughters 9.00 Home And Away: The Early Years 9.30 Shortland Street 10.00 Coronation Street 10.30 Emmerdale 11.00 Designing Women 11.30 Beautiful Homes And Great Estates 12.00 Brothers & Sisters 1.00 Ghost Whisperer 2.00 Five Mile Creek 3.00 Murphy Brown 3.30 Growing Pains 4.00 Mad About You 4.30 Who's The Boss 5.00 Doctor At Large 5.30 One Foot In The Grave 6.00 Bargain Hunt 7.00 Porridge 8.00 The Royal 10.00 The Bill 11.00 Six Feet Under 12.10 The Mole 1.05 Mad About You
6.00 Golf: Australian PGA 11.00 NFL: America's Game 12.00 Omnisport: A comprehensive round-up of sports news and highlights. 12.25 National Football League 3.30 Jeopardy! 4.00 Beach Patrol 4.30 Airline 5.00 Pat Callinan's 4x4 Adventures: Join Pat Callinan as he takes his trusty 4x4 and explores the most amazing, visually stunning places in Australia. 6.00 Jeopardy! 6.30 Beach Patrol 7.00 Cops 7.30 Tools Of The Trade 8.30 Movie: Children Of Men 10.40 Basketball: NBL 12.40 National Football League 3.10 Omnisport 3.30 Football: Bundesliga 5.30 500 Great Goals
6.00 Golf: Australian PGA 11.00 Rok Adventure 12.00 The WWE Experience: Presented by Jack Korpela 1.00 Football: Bundesliga Weekly Highlights 2.00 Basketball: NBL 4.00 Airline 5.00 Holiday Dream Team 5.30 I Fish 6.00 Save Point 6.30 The WWE Experience 7.30 Fear Factor 8.30 Race To Dakar: A documentary series following actor and keen motorcyclist Charley Boorman's entry into the 2006 Dakar Rally. 9.30 48 Hours 10.30 Basketball: NBL 2.30 The Ultimate Fighter 3.30 Football: Bundesliga Weekly Highlights 4.30 Magic Of The FA Cup
6.00 Omnisport: A comprehensive round-up of sports news and highlights. 6.30 Fear Factor 7.30 Pro Bull Riding 8.30 World Of Free Sports 9.00 Volvo Ocean Race: Highlights 10.00 Pat Callinan's 4x4 Adventures 11.00 Basketball: NBL 1.00 Lost Prophets 2.00 MotoGP Classics 3.00 Jaguar Adventure 4.00 Out Of Control 5.00 Australian Rally Championship 6.00 I Fish 6.30 Megastructures 7.30 Ice Road Truckers 8.30 Movie: Sliver 10.45 Basketball: NBL 12.45 The Ultimate Fighter 2.40 Omnisport 3.00 NFL America's Game 4.00 NFL Total Access
6.00 National Football League 11.15 Tennis: ATP World Tour Uncovered 11.45 Omnisport: A comprehensive round-up of sports news and highlights. Covering all the major sports, no matter where in the world the event is held. 12.15 RPM Moment 12.20 National Football League 3.30 Jeopardy 4.00 Beach Patrol 4.30 Airline 5.00 I Fish 6.00 Jeopardy! 6.30 Beach Patrol 7.00 Cops 7.30 Psych 8.30 Burn Notice 9.30 Tour Of Duty: Australia’s Secret War 11.00 NFL America’s Game 12.00 Football: Arsenal TV
6.00 Golf: New Zealand Open 10.00 Basketball: NBL 12.00 World Rally Championship: Season Review 1.00 Australian Rally Championship 2.00 Out Of Control 3.00 Omnisport 3.30 Jeopardy 4.00 Beach Patrol 4.30 Airline 5.00 I Fish: Presented by Paul Worsteling 6.00 Jeopardy! 6.30 Beach Patrol 7.00 Cops 7.30 Expedition Impossible 8.30 Cops: Adults Only 9.30 Rush 10.30 24 11.30 The League 12.00 National Football League 2.30 Omnisport 3.00 Football: Serie A 5.00 500 Great Goals 5.30 FA Cup Classics
6.00 Golf: New Zealand Open 10.00 World Of Free Sports 10.30 National Football League 1.00 World Rally Championship: Season Review 2.00 NFL Total Access 3.00 Omnisport 3.30 Jeopardy 4.00 Beach Patrol 4.30 Airline 5.00 I Fish 6.00 Jeopardy! 6.30 Beach Patrol 7.00 Cops 7.30 Ice Road Truckers 8.30 Cops: Adults Only 9.30 The Killing 10.30 Basketball: NBL 12.30 NFL Total Access 1.30 Omnisport 2.00 Tennis: ATP World Tour Uncovered 2.30 Football: Bundesliga 4.30 Football: Bundesliga Weekly Highlights
6.00 Football: Serie A 8.00 Omnisport 8.30 Pro Bull Riding 9.30 National Football League 12.00 World Of Free Sports 12.30 Tennis: ATP World Tour Uncovered 1.00 Football: The Serie A Highlights Show 1.30 Save Point 2.00 Jaguar Adventure 3.00 Omnisport 3.30 Jeopardy 4.00 Beach Patrol 4.30 Airline 5.00 I Fish 6.00 Jeopardy! 6.30 Beach Patrol 7.00 Cops 7.30 Extreme Fishing 8.30 Movie: The Marine 2 10.30 The Ultimate Fighter 11.30 UFC 140 Countdown 12.30 Basketball: NBL 2.30 Football: The Serie A Highlights Show
5.00 Weatherwatch 6am World Watch 6pm Global Village 6.30 Rene Redzepi’s Noma: Restaurant Noma in Copenhagen has been ranked the number one restaurant in the world for the past two years. This observational documentary follows the daily drama in the kitchen over six turbulent months. 7.30 Brick City 8.30 The Staircase 9.30 Movie: The Rising: Ballad Of Mangal Pandey (India): Aamir Khan, Toby Stephens, Rani Mukerji 12.05 Movie: Ring 0: The Birthday (Japan): Yukie Nakama 1.50 Weatherwatch
5.00 Weatherwatch 6am World Watch 6pm A Fork In The Road: Pria Viswalingam takes a tour of Malaysia. 6.30 Food Trip With Todd English 7.00 UEFA Europa League 8.30 Looking For Lowry 9.30 Movie: Rivals (France): Guillaume Canet, François Cluzet, Clotilde Hesme 11.25 Movie: Lady Chatterley (France): Marina Hands: The story of an adulterous affair between an upper-class married woman and the game keeper who works for the estate owned by her wheelchairbound husband. 1.45 Weatherwatch
5.00 Weatherwatch 5.05am World Watch 6pm More Than A Fiesta 6.35 Alessandro’s Italian Food Challenge 7.30 Ninja Warrior 8.00 Unbeatable Banzuke 8.30 Bear Grylls’ Escape To The Legion 9.30 Movie: Kurt Wallander: The Witness (Sweden): Krister Henriksson, Lena Endre, Sverrir Gudnason: When a young girl goes missing, it is obvious that she has seen something terrible and that someone wants her silenced. 11.10 Movie: Open Hearts (Denmark): Sonja Richter 1.10 Weatherwatch
5.00 Weatherwatch 6am World Watch 6pm Living Black 6.30 Chef At Home 7.00 Peta Unplugged In Marrakech 7.30 Why Are Thin People Not Fat? 8.30 Total Isolation 9.30 The World Game 10.30 Movie: Ran (Japan): Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu: This visually stunning epic is legendary director Akira Kurosawa’s Japanese adaptation of Shakespeare’s King Lear. Set in feudal Japan, aging ruler Lord Hidetora unleashes a power struggle amongst his three sons when he abdicates. 1.20 Weatherwatch
5.00 Weatherwatch 6am World Watch 6pm Global Village 6.30 Chef At Home: Chef Rodrigo Cascón approaches regular people in the supermarket, checks out what they are planning for dinner, then goes back to their home to help them cook it. 7.00 Peta Unplugged In Marrakech 7.30 Lost Worlds 8.30 As It Happened: The Lost Liner And The Empire’s Gold 9.30 Movie: C.R.A.Z.Y. (Canada): Michel Côté, Marc-André Grondin 11.40 Movie: Get Ready To Be Boyzvoiced (Norway): Espen Eckbo, Kaare Daniel Steen 1.20 Weatherwatch
5.00 Weatherwatch 6am World Watch 6pm Global Village: Presented by Silvio Rivier 6.30 Chef At Home 7.00 Peta Unplugged In Marrakech 7.30 Inspector Rex 8.30 The Killing: When Rama is identified as a suspect in the killing of Nanna, Troels Hartmann panics. Rama is one of his immigrant role models, and a pivotal part of his election campaign. 9.35 UEFA Champions League 11.05 Movie: Grégoire Moulin Versus Humanity (France): Artus De Penguern, Pascale Arbillot, Didier Benureau 12.45 Weatherwatch
5.00 Weatherwatch 6am World Watch 6pm Global Village: Presented by Silvio Rivier 6.30 Chef At Home 7.00 Peta Unplugged In Marrakech 7.30 Trails From The East 8.30 UEFA Champions League Hour 9.30 Movie: JCVD (France): JeanClaude Van Damme: Between his tax problems and his legal battle with his wife for the custody of their daughter, these are hard times for action movie star Jean-Claude Van Damme. 11.15 Movie: Not For, Or Against (Quite The Contrary) (France): Marie Gillain, Vincent Elbaz 1.15 Weatherwatch
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Harrower questions team performance after loss
By BEN CAMERON
DOES the Bendigo Spirit have the grunt to overcome an ordinary start to the WNBL season? Spirit star point guard Kristi Harrower has been pondering that question this week, as the seventh-placed Spirit face the AIS this Sunday, and an increasingly tough run home. Harrower, admittedly a player who suffers from “white line fever”, has questioned whether some of her team mates were happy to just coast along as their season continued to slip away. “If somebody beats me, that makes me angry, even if it’s just at training, and I pick up my intensity,” Harrower said. “I don’t know if we have players like that. “I think that sometimes we have people who just go through the motions. “Other people... just don’t show any emotion, where I do.” After a nine-point loss to Dandenong on Saturday, Harrower said the Spirit
would go behind closed doors for some serious soul searching. “The girls need to open up... I do a lot of talking so I might sit back and see what they have to say,” she said. But are some players too shy to speak up, perhaps intimidated by Harrower’s enviable pedigree? “It could be that, they
sonal demons, after an admittedly “quite bad” performance against Dandenong. An injury plagued 2010, together with a 2011 season hampered by an ongoing Achilles injury, has forced her to consider retirement. “It (retirement) goes through my mind sometimes,” she said. “I’ve always wanted to be
“My head’s not in the game,” she said. “I’m thinking about it (my injury), I just want to play on instinct.” Harrower had blood injected into her Achilles nearly three weeks ago, to hasten the healing process. “It felt OK during the game on Saturday... I’m probably about 60 or 70 per
If somebody beats me, that makes me angry, even if it’s just at training, and I pick up my intensity could think they don’t want to say anything because I’m the coach’s daughter,” she said. “Maybe they think I’m going to run back and tell him, I don’t know. “But we need to work out why we can’t play 40 minutes consistently. “It comes back down to effort... not being lazy out on the court. “We need to get back to playing team basketball.” While the Spirit sink down the ladder, Harrower has had to face her own per-
somebody who walked out on top. “But I’m not making any decisions until the season and the Olympics are over.” Despite a solid pre-season, her body has let her down. “I’ve never had these problems before. I’ve always been somebody who has just had niggling injuries,” she said. “I’m not recovering as quickly as I used to.” Her physical problems have affected her mental approach.
cent right now,” she said. She hopes to be back to full fitness after Christmas. “I don’t know when I’ll be back to 100 per cent.” She said the conjecture about her position as general manager had no bearing on the team. “I don’t talk about it with the girls,” she said. “It shouldn’t (affect results), it’s nothing for them to worry about. “Whatever happens, I’ll make the best decision for myself.”
DEEP IN THOUGHT: Kristi Harrower. Photo: ANDREW PERRYMAN. More photos at www.bendigophotos.com
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