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DRONE technology brought out the best in photographer Joshua Brnjac with his bird’s eye view photograph winning best picture at year’s Picture This award. The 16-year-old used a drone to capture a surfer from above in his winning Lone Surfer, Into the Depths entry. “The level of talent on show by our local youth is always inspiring and this year was no different,” Kingston mayor Cr Steve Staikos said. The annual Picture This competition for photographers aged 12-25 is held by Kingston Youth Services. This year’s runner-up was Joshua Ratten, 18, for a Lake Windermere photograph taken while hiking on Tasmania’s Overland Track. Ella Crawford, 12, claimed third place with Trees of Life snapped at a friend’s farm in Victoria’s Otway Ranges. See kingstonyouth.org.au or call 1300 369 436 for groups, event and program details.
Slow down plea WHILE most people know to slow down when they see an emergency vehicle ahead with red and blue lights flashing, or an alarm sounding, few know that it is actually breaking the law to pass at more than 40kph no matter which side of the road you are on (see illustration, right). The speed limit aims to set a standard for safe driving so that emergency workers can get on with their work without worrying about being run over by a speeding vehicle or hit by debris. Leading Senior Constable Darren Myers, of Mornington Peninsula traffic operations, said motorists must slow down to a speed that would enable them to stop safely when approaching police, emergency or escort vehicles that are stopped or moving slowly, and have either: Red and blue flashing lights, magenta (purple flashing lights) or an alarm sounding. A slow moving emergency vehicle would include a fire truck extinguishing roadside fires. “You must not exceed 40kph when passing the vehicle and not increase your speed until you are a safe distance from the scene,” Leading Sen-
View from above: Lone Surfer, Into the Depths took out top prize in this year’s Kingston Youth Services Picture This competition. Picture: Joshua Brnjac
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KINGSTON Crime Investigation Unit detectives hope someone will sing like a bird about a burglary in Clayton South last month. It is believed someone entered a business park estate on Clayton Road sometime between 13 April and 17 April. A padlock on a shipping container was cut off and Bluetooth karaoke microphones, laptop bags and iPhone and iPad covers were stolen. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at crimestopperstoppersvic. com.au online.
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ior Constable Myers said. “The new rule does not apply to vehicles on the opposite side of a divided road, separated by a raised median strip, but it does apply when an emergency vehicle is stopped up ahead on your side of Peninsula Link.” A median strip can be covered in grass, be a wire rope or concrete barrier or a continuous painted island, but white lines – whether single or broken – are not considered median strips.
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