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News from the Gouzlan Group Earlier this year in issue 21 of the Village Mt Eliza magazine I predicted that 2011 was shaping up to be a challenging one, with the challenge to beat our best sales record of 2010. So far we are on schedule to do exactly this, with the busiest months of trading in the year to come. So the ‘fancy shop front and the bricks and mortar’ store is doing well without having to pass on an extra outrageous 50% or more cost onto our customers, as alleged by some online traders. Gouzlan Group’s customers enjoy the friendly service and the ability to view the pieces, experiencing the look and the feel of the jewellery first hand in such beautiful surrounds. Our customers enjoy our good old fashioned service and reasonable prices.    On the 4th September 2011 my wife and I will be leaving Australia on a business trip to France, Egypt and Dubai, returning on 1st October 2011. We are both looking forward to a nice break especially after my seed implant procedure in March this year.  We will also expand our beautiful jewellery collection for all our customers to enjoy on our return.   - Farid Madkour


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Spring Into The Village Welcome to the Spring Edition of Mt Eliza’s Village Magazine. Spring is the season to regenerate. A time to come out of hibernation and renew, restore, refresh and explore new opportunities. The Village, Mt Eliza is the perfect place to start your journey and you’ll find plenty on offer in this stunning season town. Forget online shopping. Step outside and spend a day meandering through our wide array of boutiques where you’ll discover delightful Spring fashion. Spring Racing Season is the perfect excuse to reinvigorate your wardrobe and create a whole new look. There’s no shortage of hairdressers, beauty salons, and health and well-being clinics to help complete your make-over and kick start that new fitness regime. Spring cleaning is also on the agenda, and who doesn’t love a good spruce up around the house? Beautiful homewares, home décor, and some of the best decorating advice is available in Mt Eliza. And you can’t ignore the fabulous art galleries that take pride of place around town and a tour of the galleries housing unique artworks

by local artists will not disappoint. Of course a hard days shopping requires sustenance and cafes and restaurants line the streets, providing the indulgence part to your shopping experience. With over 100 specialty boutiques, free parking and some of the best cafes and restaurants on the Peninsula, Spring really is a time to Shop, Taste and Indulge and what better place to do it than in Mt Eliza? - Kate Smith Mt Eliza Chamber OUR SPRING COVER: Euro Collections, View of the Village Streetscape; and The Ranelagh Club’s new Menu/Management

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Garden setting for home salon in Baden Powell Drive Lauren Bey Hair Design is committed to achieving the best with your hair and giving your scalp the greatest care. Specialising in bridal and long hair styles, Lauren’s years of experience, combined with her natural flair, help achieve results that are a cut above regular hairdressers. She is a fully qualified specialist at cutting, colour, perms, styling and hair-up. Lauren’s small but modern salon offers all hairdressing services and her personal


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approach will ensure you look and feel your best. Lauren has previously owned salons in Hong Kong, Malvern and Mt Martha. Now located in a private setting, overlooking a gorgeous garden, on entry you will be greeted by the fragrance of lavender. Ample off-street parking eliminates the stress of finding a car park. Lauren Bey Hair Design’s unique hallmark is service amid peace and tranquility, a place to relax and enjoy some time for yourself while she updates your look with a modern edge. A place to freshen up your colour and look and feel younger, if you have had a perm in the past and think they are old fashioned, think again, curls are in! The beauty of a perm is that you can style your hair or enjoy the freedom of easy-care. Personally tailored services are designed to suit lifestyle and budget. Wedding and special occasion make-up is available by appointment. Lauren Bey Hair Design caters for both men and women, and seniors love the tranquil intimacy, 10% discount applies to each first visit. Being a mother of two, Lauren understands that families are often timepoor. The salon is open from Monday to Friday, and until 8pm on Monday and Wednesday. Lauren Bey Hair Design is located at 94 Baden Powell Drive, Mt Eliza. Phone: 9787 3094.

Wellbeing Natural Health Wellbeing Group is coming up to the end of its 3rd year on Wooralla Drive. Owners Drs Kathy and Carl Rasch are very grateful to the community for the continuing support of their Wellness Centre. “Having Practiced in Mt.Eliza for nearly 9 years now, we are very much at home” says Kathy. Chiropractic is the largest of the natural health professions. It is based on the premise that when the spine is functioning correctly, the nerve messages flowing between the brain and the body are enhanced, allowing the innate intelligence of the body to express itself fully. Carl and Kathy graduated in 1991 from RMIT Melbourne after completing the 5 year Chiropractic Degree. They enjoy caring for people of all ages and predominantly use gentle chiropractic techniques such as activator, SOT, drop piece and manual adjustments. Wellbeing is purposely set up to take care of families, with play areas in both reception and adjusting rooms. Complementing their Chiropractic Practice, they also have practitioners offering Massage, Kinesiology, Counselling and Hypnotherapy and Acupuncture. Langwarrin Wellbeing Group also commenced in 2008, and offers a large and diverse range of Natural Therapies. Kathy is excited to be presenting “Healthy Pregnancy and Natural Birth” a Workshop to be held on October 15th, please see their website or call the practice for details. Wellbeing Group offers a beautiful, relaxing environment, with easy parking for you to achieve your health and wellness goals. Please call the centre on 9787 2111 with any enquiries. Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

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Manyung turns it on this Spring The Mornington Peninsula has much to offer those that are travelling the tourist trail. Not only is there an abundance of wineries set amongst beautiful landscapes, the Peninsula has also gained a reputation as a destination brimming with creativity. At the forefront of the local art scene is Manyung Gallery. As one of Australia’s oldest continuously operating commercial galleries and one of Victoria’s largest commercial art spaces, the gallery has become an icon on the peninsula. Between 150 and 200 pieces are exhibited each month on a rotating basis, ensuring visitors to the ten ‘sub galleries’ and sculpture gardens are constantly engaged. “The gallery site has a long local heritage, adding to the charm of the location”, says gallery Director, David Wemyss-Smith. “Settled around the 1840s, the property is thought to have originally housed an old stock hut nestled between Mt Eliza’s Gunyong and Manmangah creeks. By about the 1920s the hut had been developed into a farmhouse, now part of the gallery and still shrouded to this day by the old oak trees planted in the 1850’s.” In early 1968 the property caught the eye of Charles Dorning, General Manager of JC Williamson Theatre Productions. “The house was run down, had broken windows and was hidden behind thickets of blackberry bushes,” continues David. “Seeing potential in the property, a


group of Mt Eliza locals, lead by Betty Meagher, got together and restored the site, eventually opening it as a gallery with the first exhibition held on December 1st 1968.” At the time Mt Eliza only had a few stores so it was a welcome addition to the small town, yet it was considered to be kitsch and out of place – after all, Tuscan style castles complete with a moat and drawbridge weren’t often seen in Mt Eliza. “That was 43 years ago,” says David. “Since then almost 50,000 artworks have been displayed at the premises and Manyung Gallery’s reputation is now based around its inspiring collection of affordable art.” Each month the entire exhibition is rotated to display new works by artists from around Australia, with selections being made in response to community trends. Throughout October Manyung Gallery will be hosting a “wearable” art exhibition featuring over 100 wearable artworks for men and women. This novel concept will be held to coincide with the Spring racing season and appropriately features work by milliner Felicity Northeast. Those looking for the ideal accompaniment to their race outfit can contact the gallery to arrange a personal appointment with Felicity who will help them select the perfect hat. On display will also be bathers and t-shirts by Emma Sheldrake, men’s pop art shirts by Ralf Kempken, exquisite jewelry by duo

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Jayen Pekel and Lauren Harris in addition to belts, bags, scarves, brooches and umbrellas by local and interstate artists. An exciting addition to the exhibition is the inclusion of work by featured mosaic artist, Julee Latimer. Julee recently won third prize in the People’s Choice category in the annual Mosaic Association exhibition with her piece Arm Candy. This and other pieces of her unique sculptural mosaics will be on display for the month. Feature artist for the month is Simonn Schumacher. On display will be her painting and drawings, inspired from all that she observes. The exhibition will be launched on Friday 7th October will be a bow tie evening, and will run until 30th October. For more information visit Phone: 9787 2953 or email

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Manyung at Mt Eliza was voted the Top Gallery in RACV’s Top 101 Destinations in Victoria, along with #2 Mornington Peninsula destination, as voted by RACV members in 2009.

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Wide-Eyed & Wonderful! Miss Eyelash Eyelash Extensions – FAQ What are eyelash extensions? Individual synthetic extensions that are expertly applied to your own natural eyelashes, in a way that enhances your own unique features. Instantly revitalize your look with an understated & natural looking glamour. Who wears eyelash extensions? You don’t have to be a super model to wear eyelash extensions. The benefits of eyelash extensions attract women from mothers with small children at home to women in the workplace. From all sectors & ages of our community. What are the benefits of having eyelash extensions? Did you know that long, thick natural looking eyelashes can make your eyes appear wider & your face more youthful? Forget the hassle of tinting & mascara. Reduces your makeup routine in the morning! Do eyelashes damage my own natural lashes? Eyelash Extensions are safe to use because the glue does not touch the lash or eyelid. The only way eyelash extensions can damage your own natural eyelashes Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

is if they are applied incorrectly. How long do eyelash extensions last? Your eyelash extensions will last 6-8 weeks depending on your own natural eyelash cycle, home care & maintenance. Eyelashes shed on a cycle of every 3 months. Your extensions will shed as per your own eyelash cycle. Or to maintain a consistent look with eyelash extensions indefinitely, refills are required. What is a refill? At a refill appointment, Miss Eyelash will remove the extensions that need to be removed due to growth. Additional extensions will then be applied to bring you to your full set again. Where do I find Miss Eyelash? The Village – Mt Eliza Above Turtle Café – Elwood 0438 163 419 - bookings essential ph: 9708 8222


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Windmills and Roses have now been in Mt Eliza eight years. This vintage inspired eclectic shop has friendly old fashioned service and advice on everything to do with home crafts. In store you will find a huge range of fabrics, yarns, beautiful China, soft furnishings, dressmaking and patchwork supplies, ribbons, trims, buttons and bobs. The shop is a true inspiration. It is a joy to wander through and browse the colourful and interesting items on display. They are the bold and the beautiful, the vibrant and the fair, dancing from the shelves saying ‘buy me, make me into something wonderful’. Find hand created vintage inspired garments which are unique and divinely individual. They will even knit garments for you! Or you can learn to make your own outfits from just about anything, wool, fabrics. There are classes or advice on knitting, crochetting, sewing, patchwork and more. All classes are tailored to suit the individual. More quilting classes will commence soon. To discuss a class drop by and chat with Amanda, Windmills & Roses, 36-38 Ranelagh Drive, Mt Eliza, phone 9787 4949.


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World class The Edge in hair After working in award winning salons around the world, from Sydney, LA and London plus managing salons in Fulham Mayfair and the exclusive Harbour Club in London, Simon Guthleben is bringing his industry recognised hairdressing skills to the peninsula. Pictured above with team member Rachel. With the opening of The Edge hairdressing @ Mt Eliza his vision of having a team of dedicated professionals working to bring the best hairdressing to everybody is

one step closer. With a mission statement “to create the best hairdressing experience on the peninsula that clients talk about and competitors aspire too.” Using low ammonia and soon presenting ammonia free colours when the exciting range of organic CHI products are introduced. Simon and his team have set out to create an environment that craves beautiful healthy hair, whilst doing the utmost for the environment.

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Milestone for Mt Eliza Rotary The Rotary Club of Mt Eliza has been helping and inspiring communities since 1971. Celebrating 40 years of service, the club continues to bring the distinguished reputation of the Rotary name to the community of Mt Eliza. Rotary was established in Chicago as the world’s first service club in 1905 by Paul Harris who had the aim of replicating the same friendly spirit he had felt in the small towns of his youth. Meetings were held among members on a rotating basis and Rotary was born. The initial premise for the club was to serve the professional and social interests of members. This concept quickly evolved to the Rotary we know today - a group of individuals who pool their resources and talents to serve communities in need. Their motto, “Service Above Self”, demonstrates the commitment to change each member embraces when joining the group. In 1925, a mere 20 years after it was first established, Rotary boasted 200 clubs with more than 20,000 members. Over the years membership has boomed and Rotary now has more than 1.2 million members who belong to over 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mornington, the Rotary Club of Mt Eliza


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was formed with the support of 22 members. The club’s foundation was built upon the premise of strong fellowship and a ‘hands on’ approach to projects as opposed to traditional fundraising. This approach provided members with a balance of interesting projects and social events. The Rotary Club of Mt Eliza now has over 50 members who each represent a cross section of business and professional services in society. Vocational service provides members with the opportunity to promote high ethical standards within their professions and the local community. Soon after its establishment, members of the Mt Eliza chapter undertook their first projects. These involved reconstruction work at the George Vowell Centre for the Blind and raising funds for Pakistan’s refugees. Over the years projects have evolved in response to society’s changing needs to address issues across the environment, illiteracy, world hunger and ‘at risk’ children. This can be seen in action on a community level through the numerous scholarships granted by Mt Eliza Rotarians to assist young carers, Christmas hampers which have been created for the needy, the Heritage Garden built by local members and the Bowel Scan program which was implemented by the club. On an international level Mt Eliza

Rotarians have been dedicated to the fight against polio, natural disaster relief and providing interplast facial and reconstructive surgery to people in remote areas whose lives have been compromised through defects or accidents. More than $850,000 has been raised over the 40 years since Mt Eliza Rotary was established. Events such as BBQs, race days, farmers markets, raffles and garage sales have also brought the community together and provided many fond memories. One such project was “T for Transport” which was carried out in 1998 by past President Carl Seales, whose life was significantly extended by a heart transplant. With the aim of promoting awareness of organ donorship and raising funds for the purchase of vital transplant equipment, Carl restored a T Model Ford van and drove around Victoria addressing 70 clubs over 11 weeks. The result was an increase in donorship registrations and enough funds to purchase much needed equipment for the Alfred Hospital. Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

Now it’s time to look to the future. According to incoming President Linda Morris, “the Rotary Club of Mt Eliza will continue to do what it does best - serve the Mt Eliza community, support projects that improve community spaces, provide incentives and assistance to develop skills, and provide aid to those in need, both locally and internationally.” Current projects include the development of a fitness trail that will be presented to the Mt Eliza community to commemorate Rotary’s milestone anniversary. Internationally, Mt Eliza Rotarians are providing assistance to the maternity department of Kimbe Hospital in New Guinea. “The Club is only able to engage in so many diverse projects because of the generosity of the Mt Eliza community. We greatly appreciate the tremendous support that we receive,” said Linda. For more information on the Rotary Club of Mt Eliza visit: ph: 9708 8222


Decor diva’s & insired chefs love ‘Vogue’ The Mt Eliza Village continues to attract an expanding population of local and peninsula shoppers by offering a diverse range of quality shops and supporting businesses. Shoppers value the more personal service experienced, the selection of quality products individually chosen by various businesses, suits the Mt Eliza and broader peninsula customer base, which is an ever changing demographic. Vogue House, as one of the original Mt Eliza businesses, has evidenced significant change in market trends and customer requirements. It continues to match its kitchenware product offering in meeting these market trends and in recent times the newly inspired breed of “Master Chefs“ resulting from the recent surge in TV cooking programs. Changing trends in home design and general living demands that Glenda (pictured) sources the latest in gift and homeware products in meeting the varying styles of modern living and quality requirements.



Whether it be seeking out a product for a particular customer request or wrapping that special wedding gift Vogue House is committed to offering products and services of the highest standard and not available these days from the larger shopping centres and department stores. Vogue House is well worth a ‘visit if you are in need of kitchen products or that special gift.

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Kicking goals in soccer Mt. Eliza Soccer Club held their Annual Dinner Dance recently at Mornington Golf Club. Amongst the surprise special guests for the evening were Australia Football Federation Board Member & ex Socceroo goalkeeper Jack Reilly, Age sports correspondent/writer Michael Lynch & Melbourne Heart players, Brendan Hamill & Kliment Teseski. Main sponsors for the evening were Mt. Eliza Community Bendigo Bank, Jack Rivers Shoes/accessories, Karalee fine foods & UK Jack. Mr. Paul Andrews & Marie Damonde from the Bendigo Bank presented the Club with a $1,000 cheque on the evening. Through Mt. Eliza’s strong links with Melbourne Heart they have secured a Big Event for Peninsula Soccer on Saturday September 24th when the Peninsula All Stars will take on the Heart in a game to be played at Lawton Park, Langwarrin at 3pm. Founded in 2008, the Mt Eliza Soccer Club had a total of only 9 children forming one under 7’s team, the 2nd season they had grown to 56 players. Last year without any form of advertising there were 160 kids and in 2011 the club has grown to around 180 members aged from 4 to 10 year old. They now have 11 teams competing in the Bayside League and 35 children attending a “littlies” clinic every Saturday morning, which is aimed at younger children under 6 years old and is centred around them


having fun and learning very basic soccer skills prior to playing games next season. The club is currently situated at Mt Eliza Reserve (Howard Parker Reserve) on Canadian Bay Rd which was formerly a football oval. Over the past 3 years the club has grown rapidly but at the same time has kept it a family friendly place, where children can

feel safe and happy, making new friends and enjoy the game of soccer. The future plan is to continue from Under 10’s through all age groups. They are a young and ambitious club with good management and staff with a great community spirit and support. For more info go to

Mt Eliza Pets - a funky pet store with a difference! Situated in quaint, hip Mt Eliza this cute store offers way more than your average Pet Shop. Cindy the new owner has turned an outdated store into a vibrant haven for pet lovers and their furry friends. Catering mainly for dogs, brands like Hamish Macbeth, Fuzzyard, Diva Dog, Brandog, Posh Pets and many more make this shop a fun way to purchase something ‘Special’! Mt Eliza Pets also sells Puppies! Not your average pet shop here either with Cindy being very Anti puppy farms she personally purchases each and every puppy. No puppies are ever left in her shop overnight, she takes them home with her to be part of a real family! This makes her puppies well socialised, happy wee babies before going to their ‘Forever Homes’. She will also source puppies for you if you need guidance with this sometimes daunting process. This store is a great little place, ever evolving and with renovations continuing throughout 2011, it is one shop every dog lover must visit! Shop 7, 87 Mt Eliza Way.

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Spring Colour Package Full Colour or Foils Value $120 Cut & Blow Wave Value $60 Mt Eliza Hair Studio have been recognised as Major Award Winners for Service Excellence at the recently announced Australian Excellence Awards. Reflecting their commitment to delivering service of the highest quality to customers, trade supplies and business associates Cathy Posterino is thrilled by the award. The Australian Excellence Awards are nationally recognised and self-funded awards, given to only an esteemed group who have demonstrated the core values of excellence in their field. Cathy’s team is led by Kelly who has long

been a part of the salon. For Spring why not try Hair Extensions? At Mt Eliza Hair they do both the bonded or taped extensions using only high quality real hair. Call Mt Eliza Hair on 9787 1956.

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A comprehensive range of courses in Hair, Beauty and Make-up are available at Cathy’s other business Studio Hairdressing Academy in Young Street Frankston. Traineeships are also available. They do intakes every month, for enquiries and course investment costs call 9770 2808 now!

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Without a travel agent you are on your own Trish Stamp Travel has made a big impression in Mt Eliza. Preparing to celebrate 40 years in the travel industry, Trish launched her career in 1972 the old-fashioned way - stamping brochures and making coffee. That soon led to making bookings on coaches to Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane and Australia-wide. Flights then were very expensive. “I gradually worked my way up to booking flights and hand-writing tickets, all so time consuming, but that is the way it was,” said Trish from her Mt Eliza office. “We got information from printed timetables and picked up the phone to make the reservations.” International flights had first class and economy and that was it. “Today, all flight bookings are computerized and the myriad of different fares with different airlines is amazing, along with cruises, around the Pacific and all the way to the UK and Europe.


“I have been lucky enough to experience all types of aircraft, airlines and classes, so can well advise on what best suits any need or budget. I have also been lucky enough to sit in the cockpit, several times, but of course that was pre-9/11.” “An amazing experience was landing in Los Angeles when all we could see was fog, then the Hollywood sign appeared and the tops of buildings and the runway, phew, I was so relieved.” “My crew have been everywhere; by land, sea and air and stayed in every form of accommodation imaginable – as singles, couples and families. They have seen animals in their native Kenyan habitat, ballooned over the Masi Mara, watched a lioness snare a kill, viewed the Palace of the Lost City in South Africa, seen a glacier snap and boom into the water in Glacier Bay, travelled across the Rocky Mountains in a dome car and much more. Britain, Europe, Asia, Fiji and

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Disneyland all remain favourites. The world is our oyster so we help people plan their dreams – and when there are ‘specials’ such as on cruises, we are the first to know. Without a travel agent you are on your own. Travelscene is at 70 Mt Eliza Way. Phone: 9787 5437 Email:

Hailing from the UK, Tina has set up the all new Male Room, a barber salon especially for men and boys. Trained in South Hampton England, Tina been in Australia 18 months now and has fallen in love with Mt Eliza. Open Monday to Saturday cuts start from just $17. No appointments are necessary and Tina caters for all ages. You will find The Male Room behind Safeway, enter off Canadian Bay Road and there is plenty of parking! So ladies while you are off shopping let the guys in your life be pampered at The Male Room. Phone 9775 3919.


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New to Blisque

Blisque Salon is happy to welcome their newest hairdresser Sarah Ryan, senior stylist and make up artist. Sarah has over 10 years expierence in the hair and beauty industry and is a very cheerful and bright person. We welcome her to the village. Pop in to Blisque from September 2nd to meet Sarah.

Peninsula Old Boy appointed to Executive Position at his old school In this, the 50th year since the foundation of The Peninsula School, it is particularly noteworthy that an Old Boy of the School, Mr Steven Wiltshire (Class of ’78), has been appointed to the executive position of Deputy Principal (Operations). The focus of this new position will be on student pastoral care, curriculum programs, teaching and learning, staff recruitment, deployment and development. Steven is “Peninsula”, through and through, with his school days and much of his professional life having been spent at the School. He has held numerous senior positions including Head of Year, Head of Department and, most recently, Head of Middle School. His leadership in each of these roles has been apparent to all with whom he has worked. The appointment of an Old Boy to this leadership position in the School’s Golden Jubilee year has been lauded by the School’s community, particularly the very active Alumni group TOPSA (The Old Peninsula Students’ Association), which congratulated Steven firsthand at their most recent meeting. Meanwhile, long serving Deputy Principal, Mr Phil Doll, has accepted the challenge of heading up a new department at the School. In the exciting new role of Deputy Principal (Community Relations), Phil will focus on admissions, marketing, school development, customer service and brand management. The Peninsula School has a proud reputation of offering a world class education right here on the Mornington Peninsula. The new look senior management structure will no doubt see the School go from strength to strength. Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

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HYALURONIC ACID There are many different types of hyaluronic acid fillers these days, and while they all have the common building blocks which make up HA, there can be quite noticeable differences in the way they are constructed and the way they act in the body. Hyaluronic acid itself is a long chain sugar (to put it simply). It is safe and entirely biodegradable. That is its major advantage. The HA molecule can attract up to 1000 times its weight in water. In its natural form it must be stablised to make it last, this is achieved by crosslinking. Some products also have a different concentrations of HA, but it is the cross linking which is more important. In Australia we have four major HA varieties. In Europe there are over 50. In some notso-scrupulous countries there are ‘knock offs’. Injecting a ‘knock off’ filler is not the same as buying a fake Gucci Bag. Injecting something which has not been through the stringent TGA regulatory conditons is a recipe for disaster. “We have seen recently a couple of cases in Australia where people have used unregulated, illegal, online purchased fillers and have come to grief.”

“If it sounds too cheap, it is too cheap and you should run for the hills.” Says Sue Verheyeh from Mt Eliza Beauty. “When researching for Botox and Fillers it is extremely important to search out a medical practitioner you can trust.” Thalgo are launching their new hyaluronic moisturiser and serum in September together with their highly effective hyaluronic facial, a great advantage to those using fillers and very advantageous for those extremely dry skins. Speak to Mt. Eliza Beauty Therapy for more information. As advised previously in earlier editorials, this is the same for IPL treatments. Sue has recently returned from America for advanced IPL training and a skin ingredient technology course. The staff at Mt. Eliza Beauty Therapy will be introducing a new group of peels, just launched, with the latest in new peptide and stem cell technology by the end of September. All the staff, and Sue recently attended the Australian Cosmedic and Beauty Therapy Conference in Sydney, advancing their knowledge in up to date technology continuing their advanced training. Phone Mt Eliza Beauty on 9787 7475 for an appointment.

Winning grins at Mt Eliza Optical On a recent evening at Mt Eliza Optical they had a special viewing of J.F.Rey and Boz spectacle frames, designed and made in France. Shape colour and hi tech materials make these frames extra special for clients who appreciate eyewear of distinction. A lovely time was had by all with wine and nibbles throughout the evening. Door prize was won by Jo from Mt Eliza Travel, pictured here with Marcus Bland from Mt Eliza Optical.


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Nestled between the Westpac ATM and Safeway carpark on Canadian Bay Road is MINT mt eliza. Jane Meldrum, owner of this delightfully charming children’s store, has been helping parents, grandparents and children selecting gifts, toys and clothing for the last 18 months. “Offering new and recycled designer label clothing for newborns to size 16 is a wonderful way to finesse your child’s wardrobe without breaking the bank” Jane says, “this is complimented by a vast array of new toys and gift ideas for both boys and girls.” From puzzles designed in France, Australian designer gifts, and German musical baby toys, MINT mt eliza, is able to help you select the ideal gift, beautifully wrapped ready to give. Mint mt eliza ph: 9787 4006

Lotus Chiropractic news All ‘Natured’ adults are invited to join Narelle at Lotus Chiropractic Clinic, Shop 9/87 Mt.Eliza Way on Wed. 7th of September, from 7.30-9.00pm to a workshop titled, ‘Inspiring Nature Play’. Bookings essential and places are limited. $10 per family. Call Kim to book : 9787 8288 Lotus Chiropractic participated in the walk for National Chiropractic Care Week, see more photos in social pages of this mag.


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Mt Eliza Travel is a new luxury

travel agency specialising in creating great travel experiences for the traveller wanting to explore fabulous destinations whilst receiving exceptional customer service. Having been launched by the new Manager and joint owner, Joanna Duffy, Mt Eliza Travel is set to bring European flare, with its fresh yet classic office based in the heart of the village. Joanna has been based in Melbourne for the past 8 years since moving from a highly successful career in travel in the UK, spanning 15 years. She has vast experience including running small boutique agencies in London and most recently worked as a Manager soley looking after the travel needs of VIPs in the international music industry. Joanna and her team will guide you

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every step of the way through your own personal travel experience. Maybe you are choosing between a simple holiday idea or a completely new travel experience. The team is firm believers that travelling is about the small details and recommendation from real travel experts. Being a Jetset affiliate, the agency has access to all discounted Flight, Earlybird, Cruise, Tour, Package and Accommodation deals. Most importantly they are committed to providing personal and attentive service and of course, fabulous travel itineraries. Feel free to stop by the friendly agency to pour over our maps and brochures over a pot of coffee or maybe even a glass of wine. Mt Eliza Travel is committed to making sure you have a wonderful travel experience before you leave.

OFFER: Spend $5000 or more in September 2011 and receive a complimentary Corban & Blair leather ticket wallet. If you are looking for a new travel agent please do drop in or contact us on 9787 0366 M – F 9.30am – 5pm Sat and evenings by appointment. Mt Eliza Travel, 7 Davies Avenue, Mt Eliza (opposite the Davies Ave carpark exit of Safeway)

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The Yoga House expands to new horizons

Anna, from The Yoga House has been busy since the last edition of the Village Magazine.

“We have just participated in our first the Body Mind Spirit Festival at the Exhibition Centre over the Queens Birthday long weekend. It was busy, mad, colourful and exiting. We launched a new yoga clothing line and we had a great response. People loved the colours, luxurious feel of the fabrics and the designs.” The new clothing line is specifically designed for practising yogis but it can be worn to many other types of sports, like running, gym or pilates. As a matter of fact, Anna has just returned from a trip to Denmark and she was overly surprised to find one of the passengers on the plane wearing her brand new yoga pants for the flight. “I couldn’t believe that we only just launched the range and I already saw someone wearing the clothes, it was a big thrill.” The new clothing line is available at The Yoga House. Pictured of two of The Yoga House students who made the trip to the Body Mind Spirit Festival, Abby and Pam. The next exiting event on The Yoga House calendar is our Spring Yoga Retreat. Anna has been slightly


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frustrated that most of the yoga retreats offered in Australia are so far away. “Byron Bay or Bali seem to be the preferred destinations for yoga retreats, but I think the Mornington Peninsula has so much to offer too. So I decided to organise a retreat in Red Hill. I wanted a place where people don’t have to travel for a whole day to get to their retreat destination. It is perfect for friends wanting a weekend away, couples looking for some quiet time, or people just keen to do some yoga, eat healthy food and enjoy the stunning surrounds. There are still places available for the retreat taking place on the 21/22/23 October 2011. Contact Anna if you would like more details on the program. Congratulations to yoga devotee Kirsten Naylor and partner David Furness on the safe arrival of their new baby boy, Oscar Thomas Furness. Kirsten’s photo is taken a week before she naturally gave birth to baby Oscar. “I believe that practising yoga before and during pregnancy greatly helped me to prepare my body and build my strength, says Kirsten.

Practicing not just preaching!

L to R: Top: Gwen Harrop, Lynda Miller; Front: Kate Lambert, Samantha Dunne & daughter and Leah Horne

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There has been many things occurring around the Mt Eliza Ward and I take this opportunity to relay some of these to you. The Howard Parker Reserve Master Plan has been developed and has proceeded through the advertising stage with Heritage Victoria. Approval has been granted and the timing of works is currently being planned. The Master Plan includes a walking track around the outside of the playing oval with the Mt Eliza Rotary Club installing exercise stations as part of their 2011 plans. The reserve will undergo many improvements including a new playground located further from the road and formalising the car parking layout. A tennis hit-up wall, golf practice net and an area for Pentaque pistes have been included in the plan. Money has been set aside for the works from the previous Council budget and activity will soon commence to implement the Master Plan. Many would have seen the new Ranelagh Estate signage in the area where the original Ranelagh gateway stood. This signage is the first of several signs to promote the significance of the Ranelagh Estate and to implement the recommendations of the Council adopted Ranelagh Conservation Management Plan (CMP). A team of Council Officers along with representation from the local community have been working through the issues raised in the CMP to implement which include greater community involvement including the recent distribution of the Ranelagh Newsletter, a long term Vegetation Management Plan, planning fact files and increasing knowledge of the Ranelagh Estate to professionals such as Planners, Building Consultants and Real Estate Agents. Council is currently working through a revised Master Plan for the John Butler Reserve which does not include a skate park and to optimise car parking and the layout of the reserve. Another exciting project currently being planned is the shared path between Baxter and Mornington along the railway alignment.

Various alignment options are currently being assessed by Council. More to come on this subject. The skate park design has been completed following several community consultation sessions and it is hoped to have the park built before the end of the year at the Emil Madsen Reserve. The Emil Madsen Reserve has seen several improvement with the main oval surface being replaced with the low water consumption grasses and the new lighting being installed on the top oval as a joint project between the Junior Football Club and the Council. The senior club have had to endure a tough year without their main oval but hopefully the benefits will be worth the pain. Lastly, several new footpaths are currently being implemented around the town. The eastern end of Canadian Bay Road is nearing completion and both Old Mornington Road, Humphries Road and Walkers Road are being planned. The sealing of Cobb Road should proceed shortly following approval from VCAT. Councillor Leigh Eustace (Mt Eliza Ward), Mornington Peninsula Shire Council. Phone/Fax : 9787 0415 Mobile : 0408 021 054

Business Excellence Awards Look out for some nominations from Mt Eliza in the forthcoming Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Excellence in Business Awards 2011. These inaugural awards are hosted by Frankston City and Mornington Peninsula Shires and aim to recognize the important role businesses play in shaping local communities. The Mt Eliza Farmers Market has been a huge success, bringing the township to life on a day that is typically quiet. The winners will be announced at a presentation dinner on Thursday 20th October at the Mornington Racing Club. Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

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Friendly folk at The Smile Place The Smile Place Mt Eliza is a friendly and relaxed dental clinic, situated at 1299 Nepean Highway opposite the BP service station. Expansion necessitated the move to the larger premises in February this year. The new location has ample parking at the rear of the cottage. Rob and his associate, Dr Andre Schertel, have built reputations for being gentle and caring professionals. All the staff at the practice pride themselves on providing excellent patient service. To keep up with demand The Smile Place Mt Eliza is pleased to welcome Dr Gilbert Ko. As well being an excellent dentist, he brings youth and enthusiasm into the practice. Oral health therapist and hygienist, Michelle Price is also new to the practice, although she has many years experience. The ability to smile not only reflects a person’s inner happy feelings it also has an effect on those who see that smile. The old saying “smile and the world smiles with you” is so true. Think about the number of times a pleasant smile has made you feel better instantly. The Smile Place Mt Eliza is open Monday to Saturdays from 8.15am. Phone 9775 4600 for more information or an appointment.


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PILATES and THE PELVIC FLOOR The Village Magazine spoke to Physiotherapist Jodie Furness from Peninsula Pilates Studio – Mt Eliza about Pilates and the pelvic floor. The Village: What exactly is the ‘pelvic floor’? Jodie Furness: The Pelvic floor is a layer of muscles – a little like a sling - that supports the bladder and bowel in men, and bladder, bowel and uterus in women. These muscles connect to the pubic bone plus Transversus abdominus in front and attach to the tailbone at the back. The Transversus Abdominus wraps around the tummy and forms attachments at the back onto the Lumbar spine. This corset of muscles forms ‘the core’, which provide stability to the spine. Village Mag: Do only women have pelvic floor problems? JF: No, pelvic floor weakness can be a problem for both men and women. Village Mag: How does Pilates help the pelvic floor? JF: Pilates incorporates exercises that activate and strengthen the pelvic floor. When we teach Pilates, we use the pelvic floor to initiate the contraction of the deep core muscles. You also get an excellent abdominal workout. Village Mag: Is Pilates expensive? JF: No, Peninsula Pilates Studio – Mt Eliza offer a range of Pilates exercises classes and programs to suit any budget, including one-on-one Pilates instruction, small group and mat classes. Pilates with a physiotherapist is claimable against your private health cover extras. Peninsula Pilates Studios operates from Mt Eliza, Mornington, Rosebud and Langwarrin. For further information, visit the Mt Eliza studio at Suite 10 (upstairs) Ranelagh Arcade, 20-22 Ranelagh Drive, Mt Eliza. Ph. 9775 4000 Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

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History on our doorstep - the Mt Eliza Centre Occupying a prime piece of beachfront real estate at the bottom of Jacksons Road is Peninsula Health’s Mt Eliza Centre. It is a property with an interesting history and one that has undergone many transformations as it has moved from a functional space for patient care to the administrative hub we know today. The site was first earmarked in the 1920s as the perfect location for the development of the new orthopaedic section of the Royal Children’s Hospital which was being built to treat tuberculosis and polio. At the time Sir Henry Gavain, a leading practitioner of heliotherapy in Britain and an integral influence in the design of the hospital, believed the key elements for the treatment of these ailments were sunlight, fresh air and prolonged rest. Therefore under his vision such a hospital needed to be remote from towns, away from outside visitors, have access to an extensive sandy beach and have a wide tidal excursion. The site at Jacksons Road was perfect. The first patients were transferred for treatment in March 1930. At the time the hospital was a pavilion style building featuring four open wards. The design was in line with the innovative ‘vis medicatrix naturae’ approach, meaning wards had a constant flow of air, wide adjoining balconies enabled sunshine to fall on


patients and every ward had uninterrupted views of the bay. The hospital also featured a schoolroom, physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, an operation theatre and a pharmacy. The 1930 annual report of the Children’s Hospital stated: “Visits made to this hospital by eminent orthopaedic surgeons both from Commonwealth and other countries have brought glowing tributes generally. The hospital is at least equal to any abroad.” Financial pressures resulting from the Depression of the 1930s meant that the hospital opened with a mere 40 beds, severely limiting patient access. A public appeal in mid 1932 raised £12,000 allowing the addition of 12 beds. By 1934 this number had risen to 89 and by the time the hospital closed in the 1950s

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there were 120 beds. Given the limited access to these world-class facilities, it was inevitable there would be a level of discontent and competition surrounding patient intakes. The hospital was accused of only accepting impoverished public patients, whilst well off families were being denied access. Unfortunately due to their poor backgrounds, many of the patients who were accepted were already in an advanced state of illness. In the early 1930s nearly half of the patients at the Mt Eliza Centre suffered from bone and joint tuberculosis, a quarter had osteomyelitis and the rest were being treated for a variety of other conditions. More than 80 per cent of patients were admitted for a year or longer.

By 1935 poliomyelitis was on the rise and began to make up 20 per cent of patient intakes. An anti tuberculosis drug and a vaccine against polio were both developed in the 1950s, dramatically reducing incidents of both illnesses. As a result the average stay at the hospital dropped from one year to less then one month. As patient numbers reduced the need for such hospitals declined. After 40 years in operation the orthopaedic section was finally closed in 1973. The government developed the property into an aged care facility until 2007 when Peninsula Health opened its new Mornington centre. The site now acts as the administrative hub for Peninsula Health. There are on site training facilities including a simulation centre where doctors and nurses have the opportunity to practice on computerised mannequins. A number of health services are also operated out of the site including the call centre for Victoria’s largest personal alarm service MEPACS, and the Mt Eliza Aged Care Assessment Service.

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Pictured: Some youngsters at the hospital being treated for polio / TB surrounded by school books, with a blackboard in the background

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Change of name with merger In March this year Holland Insurance Brokers in Mt Eliza merged with Midland Insurance Brokers. Still based in Ranelagh Drive Mt Eliza, they now have offices in both Melbourne and Mt Eliza. Midland Insurance Brokers are looking at expanding their customer base in Mt Eliza and Mornington Peninsula and are happy to provide a free insurance review and alternative quotes to businesses in Mt Eliza and Mornington Peninsula. Take them up on the offer. You will find Midland Insurance Brokers providing the same friendly service and professional advice to existing and new customers. The staff, office address, postal address, phone and fax numbers remain the same, but the name has changed. Midland Insurance Brokers Australia Pty Ltd Suite 1, 14 Ranelagh Drive, Mt Eliza. Phone: 9775 2355Â


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LOOK WHAT’S NEW The Mt Eliza Chamber of Commerce is in the process of creating a brand new website. The site will contain a complete business directory with links to local business websites. It will also feature an ‘Attractions’ and ‘What’s On’ page and businesses will have the opportunity to post specials, events and sales. Of course we will be entering the new age of social networking and love it or hate it, we will be twittering away and making many new friends. We look forward to getting connected and letting you know what’s on our mind! For the first time, Mt Eliza will be joining the Mornington Peninsula Tourism Association. The MPTA is responsible for marketing the Peninsula and can lend vital support and assistance to our marketing efforts and promotional needs. We look forward to working with Mornington Peninsula Tourism to help brand Mt Eliza as a vibrant shopping destination. - Kate Smith Mt Eliza Chamber Promotions

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33rd Annual Mt Eliza Art Exhibition One of Australia’s most loved singer and songwriters, James Reyne, and talented local artist Lisa Cox are just two of the highlights of this year’s Mt Eliza Art Exhibition, which runs 21-23 October. Reyne, who led the seminal Australian Crawl to the top of the Australian music scene in 1978 and followed this with a platinum-lined solo career, has provided the lyrics for the exhibition’s Bringing Words to Life competition. Artists are invited to submit a painting based on their interpretation of a stanza from Reyne’s song “I’m a Bug” and the winning entry will be awarded on the opening evening. This year’s feature artist, Lisa Cox, is another local whose ingenious use of mixed media and figurative, naïve style is highly acclaimed. For a chance to win one of Lisa’s paintings, valued at $1850 (pictured), purchase your raffle tickets from Mt Eliza North Primary School prior to or during the weekend of the exhibition or from Dromana Estate’s Cellar Door. Opening night features an auction, conducted by hockingstuart Real Estate, of fine items such as hand crafted jewellery and sculpture, and is expected to attract up to 500 guests. Gala patrons will have first opportunity to view and purchase from the diverse range of traditional and contemporary artwork, sculpture and jewellery on display whilst enjoying live music. Guests will be treated to gourmet canapés and finger food, freshly prepared and cooked by Dromana Estate’s chef plus enjoy a selection of fine wines generously donated by Dromana Estate. Admission is $30 pre-paid or $35 on the night (if available. Tickets are limited). Hosted by Mt Eliza North Primary School in Moseley Drive, Mt Eliza, the Exhibition opens Friday October 21 at 7.30pm, 10am-5pm Saturday October 22 and 10am-4pm Sunday October 23, and is proudly sponsored by Big Bang Media, Barloworld Mercedes Benz, Vision Finance Australia and partnered by hockingstuart Real Estate and Dromana Estate. Adult entry is $5 and children are free when accompanied by a paying adult over the weekend. For further information about artists, purchasing tickets, raffle entries, Café d’Art and children’s activities over the weekend, visit or call 9787 6611. Pictured: Singer James Reyne with children from Mt Eliza North Primary School; and No Place Like Home by Lisa Cox.


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Local author of 3 books Romance author Joan Kilby likes to set her stories close to home. Mt Eliza is the thinly disguised fictional town of Summerside, the backdrop for her recent trilogy: Her Great Expectations, In His Good Hands, and Two Against The Odds. “l wrote about what I knew,” Joan says. “I had fun figuring out which part of town my characters lived in and having them shop in familiar shops. I don’t use names of real businesses as my publisher recommends against it, but readers will recognise many local landmarks. Here and there, l’ve taken poetic licence and changed things a little to suit the needs of the story. My characters are all fictional.” Originally from Canada, Joan and her family moved to Australia seventeen years ago and they’ve lived in Mt Eliza for the past ten years. Joan loves the proximity to the beach and the friendly village atmosphere. She and her Jack Russell terrier, Toby, are frequently seen walking in the town’s quiet leafy streets. Toby, alias ”Smedley” has a featured role in the first book of the series. Joan is contracted by Harlequin to write three more novels set in “Summerside.” Protecting Her Son will be released in April 2012 in America and a month or so later in Australia. Joan will be speaking about her books and writing at Mornington Library on October 25th at 7 pm. The event is free but bookings are required. Visit her website at Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

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5 stunning gardens Gardening is one of Australia’s most popular pastimes so pottering around the well-tended properties of other garden lovers can be a great way to spend a weekend. This Spring, visitors to the Mornington Peninsula are lucky to have the opportunity to spend time in some of the region’s most beautiful gardens as part of 5 Gardeners’ Gardens. The open garden initiative is organised by five friends - all amateur gardeners, all dedicated to sharing the joys of the outdoors with the local community. Each garden is carefully prepared over a 12 month period and is specifically designed to create an exceptional experience.


Varying in size, scope and variety, each one provides inspiration for any true garden lover. According to local gardener Carolyn Such, Peninsula residents are interested in gardens that are not overly contrived. She believes visitors will be interested to see how these gardens have adapted and developed in response to local environmental factors. “Spring is such a fabulous time of year for gardens and with the recent weather conditions things are coming up that we haven’t seen for some time.” Visitors to the gardens will be provided notes describing how the garden has been developed and the gardeners will be on hand to answer any questions. The family friendly open weekend will also feature a sausage sizzle, produce stalls, face painting, plant and gift stalls, amongst many other fun activities. 50 Old Mornington Rd, Mt Eliza An on going labour of love, this garden combines ornamental plants with well positioned trees to accentuate the property’s features. 2 Penny Lane, Mt Eliza A charming cottage style garden featuring roses, box hedges and a mini rain forest made of ferns. 57 Fulton Rd, Mt Eliza Originally part farm and woodland, this garden incorporates sustainable practices such as composting, water tanks and a flourishing vegetable garden.

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One of the gardeners Cath Dyson in her garden

15 Batman Ave, Mt Eliza Designed as a haven of delight, this smaller style garden situated on a gently sloping block, uses colour and circular garden beds to create a feeling of space and light. 313 Coolart Rd, Tyabb With a focus on trees, bulbs and other hardy plants, this garden has the ability to survive lack of water and other hash elements. In contrast and of particular interest are the 300 roses and 200 salvias that survive only on rainwater. All proceeds raised will be donated to support the Anglican Parish of Mt Eliza Pioneer Hall Redevelopment Appeal. Cost: $5 for one garden or $20 for a five garden pass. Children free. Opening Times: Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th November, 10am – 4pm Enquiries: 9775 3301



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The Mt Eliza Skate Park has finally found a home. Mt Eliza skaters have been waiting for a skate park since 1982 but finding the ideal site involved a series of false starts. The location of where to place a skate park in Mt Eliza was a topic that created great debate and one in which EVERYONE had an opinion. It was discussed at cafe’s, supermarkets, on street corners and even at the Mt Eliza Newsagency. The most controversial site – John Butler Reserve – provoked outrage from locals concerned about losing valuable carparking space at the back of the shops. The John Butler Reserve proposal also offended those who didn’t want to be confronted by a concrete jungle as they arrived in the village to shop. Many were concerned that choosing John Butler Reserve for a skate park would attract undesirable youths and erode the tranquility of the village atmosphere. Mt Eliza resident and skate park supporter, Greg Leech, who had backed John Butler Reserve as the preferred site, claimed some locals wanted the skate park out of town because they had “forgotten what it was like to be young”. Other sites mooted were the Mt Eliza Community Centre and Rotary Park. Cr Leigh Eustace, who represents the Mt Eliza ward, was swamped with calls, emails, letters and opinions. Cr Eustace, who’s relieved the skate park has been resolved, said the issue had been the subject of controversy for many years.


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Finally, and after taking into consideration all views, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has made a decision.

The Emil Madsen Reserve, located well out of the village on Wooralla Drive, is the chosen site. It’s fair to say that the majority of Mt Eliza residents are happy with the location. Australia’s first professional skater and former Australian champion, Rob Francis, is pleased with the Council’s decision in choosing Emil Madsen Reserve. “As a parent and skater that has been campaigning for the skate park for the past 11 years, I am very pleased with Mornington Peninsula Shire Council’s decision to locate the skate park at Emil Madsen Reserve,” he said. Rob says because “the reserve is larger than other sites closer to the Village it has enabled a better skate park design that will cater for a greater cross section of our community and encourage family participation.” Rob, who’s also a Mt Eliza resident, says the location meets the criteria set out in the government’s Skate Park Guide with regard to the distance from built up residential areas. He says the site also allows for a possible extension in the future. The skate park is due to be built in late 2011 or early 2012. There are also plans to improve the footpath from Mt Eliza Village along Wooralla Drive to the skate park. - Melinda Ogden

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Ritchie’s Supermarket Ritchie’s Liquor Store Bendigo Community Ban Canadian Bay Travel Chipps Children’s Boutique Reprieve Second Chance Designer Labels Eliza Health Food & Gifts Chocoholics Warren Ritchie’s Pharmacy Nails & Beauty on The Strand Euro Imported & Designer Clearance Clothing Angel Dry Cleaners and Alterations Fat Williams

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Spring is here and we enjoy celebrating it’s arrival, Ritchie’s 141st birthday celebrations, together with Father’s Day at the beginning of September and of course, the Football Finals at the end of September. It’s a busy time! Located in the heart of Mt Eliza, The Strand offers convenient, friendly shopping, all under one roof with a free, underground car park. Heated in winter and cool in summer, our specialty shops look forward to sharing some good service with you!

THE STRAND Bendigo Community Bank The bank that puts Mount Eliza first!

Residents of Mount Eliza and its surrounding area enjoy an environment and lifestyle that is truly special. We have beautiful trees, plenty of room to move, clean beaches, good schools and great shopping, business, sporting and community facilities. The new Community Bank® knows the importance of maintaining the special nature of Mount Eliza to the extent that up to 50% of its profit will be given to organisations to foster and develop the community of Mount Eliza. Everyone who banks with the Community Bank® can contribute to this outcome, for donations to the community will increase as the bank’s business grows. So why not do your banking with the bank that cares for you and the community – it’s good for us all. Talk to our friendly staff in the Strand Centre or phone them on ph: 9787 1224.

Canadian Bay Travel

Chipps Childrens’ Boutique Spring has arrived at Chipps. Come in and view the largest range of childrens brands available in Mt Eliza. Choose from Fred Bare, Eeni Meeni (newborn to size 12), Big and Fiona, Bebe, Rusty, Woof, Chino and many more. We also stock a great range of shoes from Red Bootie, Holster, Havaiana and more. Don't forget you can also visit us at 44 Main St, Mornington. ph:9787 9722

DON’T MISS OUT IN 2012 Some travel products sell out very quickly, while others are ‘on special’ for a limited time. If you have any travel plans for 2012, come and talk to us, sooner rather than later, and we can help ensure that you time your purchase correctly to make best advantage of any discounts that may be available. Ph: 9787 9477 Email:

village shopping centre 89 mt eliza way, mt eliza Euro imported & Designer Clearance

Designer and imported clearance stocks fashions from all around the world at discount prices, all in store is 50-90% off. We have shoes, boots, bags, scarves and jewellery of various ranges to complete your collection. From sizes 8-20 & 5-11 in shoes.

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Warren Ritchie’s Pharmacy Exciting new season’s range of Homy Ped shoes now available at Warren Ritchie’s Pharmacy

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Chocoholics For your perfect Father’s Day gifts. Chocoholics have Dad’s Goodie Bags, loaded with a selection of delicious, yummy treats for $25. Come and chat with Bev and she will suggest lots of gift ideas that will put a smile on his face. ph: 9787 9333


Clothing Angel Dry Cleaning & Alterations

Clothing Angel will really look after your clothes. They offer a full service dry cleaner, with same day service available. Clothing Angel also repair and alter both men's and women's clothing, casual through to formal wear. Pop in and you will see why they are called Clothing Angel. Also at Benton's Square and Sorrento.

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Fat Williams Now open in The Strand! Gifts, Homewares, Kitchenware, Party Goods, much, much more, and all at discount prices. Open 7 Days Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm Saturdays 9am – 5pm Sundays 10am – 3pm.

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Eliza Health Foods and Gifts

Nails & Beauty On The Strand Bio Sculpture Gel Nails, Acrylic Nails, Waxing and Spray tans. Gift Vouchers Available Open Mon to Wed 9.30am-5.30pm Thur & Fri 9.30-7pm Sat 9am-3pm

Look after your kids health, with Nutra Organics range of super foods, i.e Veggie powders, calcium powders, Vitamin C powder. Also good at this time of year are Herbs of Gold, sugar free, childrens multi’s, Find us on facebook! now sweetened with Xylitol which is tooth friendly. In store now. ph: 9775 2611

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Welcome to Ritchie’s new store manager in Mt Eliza, Christine Shepherd. With 9 years past experience in Ritchie’s stores and a background of over 30 years in retail, Christine looks forward to making improvements to the Mt Eliza Store. ph: 9787 4322



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Reprieve Second chance designer labels. It’s a facinating treasure trove of fashion and accessories. Top quality designer labels and well known brands and the best of all, note the prices!

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Guy Mirabella is a man of recipes, passion and rich Sicilian heritage. A generosity of spirit and a love for the finer things in life are captured through his cooking and writing. Guy’s books Eat Ate, Pasta e Basta and Mirabella Food celebrate this signature passion through food, colour, produce and flavour, and his latest book Hungry continues the tradition. Guy and his three siblings were raised on a small farm situated on the Mornington Peninsula. Surrounded by geese, ducks, chooks, cows, horses, pigs and dogs, the family grew their own fruit and vegetables


and lived in their own idyllic version of Little Italy. “My maternal grandparents were shepherds in Sicily. Mum left the island when she was 19 to come to Australia to marry my father; they had been sweethearts since she was 11 and he was 13. Mum never saw her parents again,” says Guy. “Dad’s parents grew up, met and married in New York. They returned to their family home, Calatafimi in Sicily, with their first two children. The others were born in the village.” Both Guy’s mother and father lived according to their Sicilian upbringing, instilling traditions from their homeland into their children whilst simultaneously building new memories over the table and in the kitchen of their wooden slatted farmhouse. Whilst other children took ham and cheese sandwiches to school, the Mirabella children would take fried onion and red capsicum sandwiches. Every meal was a celebration of good health and good eating, resulting in an appreciation for fine food that Guy now passes onto his own children. Guy is not a trained chef. Most of his working life has been spent in the corporate world as an author and book designer. Work experience at a design school led to employment with various publishers where he collaborated on many projects, including cookbooks. For 25 years, Guy applied his flair for food and life to book design, winning many awards in doing so. Eventually, Guy decided to try something different. This led to the opening of The Backyard restaurant in

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Mornington and eventually to his current business, Shop Ate Café and Store. “Books were good, but for me it all starts with food,” says Guy. “Food is a way of bringing people together - it’s a great leveller to get people to share their experiences, their love and to break down barriers.” Hungry is Guy’s newest project and a contemporary take on Italian homestyle food. The recipes are inspired yet simple recreations of meals he makes for his family at home and his family of customers at Shop Ate. The savoury section features such delights as the broad bean, zucchini, fior de latte and mint fresh salad. More substantial dishes include the stuffed squid bursting with chorizo, quinoa and spices. Then there are sweets including favourites such as the ’35 years of carrot cake’, cobbled together from Guy’s fragmented memories of a carrot cake recipe that appeared in a wedding gift received 35 years before. Scattered between recipes are collages of Guy’s favourite things – illustrations, photos, postcards, books, mementos and personal stories. It is a cookbook with a difference, infused with the Mirabella style, and one that will inspire and should be savoured. “The title, Hungry, is a metaphor for living,” says Guy. “Life, food, your environment, your story – they are all there to be embraced.” Our sister magazine Mornington Life has 5 copies of Hungry to give away. For competition details and to enter visit Mornington Life Magazine on Facebook.

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New look at Shamrock take-away Take a look at the new image at Shamrock Take-Away. Come and taste their indulgent take-aways or take in the fresh air and eat enjoying the Spring sunshine al fresco under their new colourful umbrella’s. This local convenience store also has great coffee! Authentic Lebanese dishes are available by prior order only, so please order in advance.

Order online at Majestic Majestic cellars are announcing their brand new website at, which will go live on September 5th. Here you can join for FREE to keep up wth info on product launches, inhouse tastings, special events and even order online to get free delivery (for orders over $150). New members will go into the draw to win a Gaggia Classic Coffee Machine valued at over $650. See the friendly team at Majestic Cellars for all your Spring needs including new release Hampers for Father’s Day or


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corporate and Christmas gifts. Majestic have 2 locations - in Mt Eliza find them between the Post Office and Safeway entrance, in Mornington they have a drivethrough facility at Mornington On Tanti on corner of Tanti Avenue and Nepean Highway. Majestic are known for their friendly, informed service and quality wines, beer, spirits plus a range of mixers and bar items sure to get the party happening. Pop in soon and don’t forget to become an online member for you chance to win the Gaggia Coffee Machine.

Spring is in the air and thoughts turn to entertaining At forty9 fine food & catering, our range of freshly prepared take home dishes, handmade to order finger food and more substantial offerings are designed to make the experience a pleasant and stress free one. This year we are offering spring racing hampers, platters and boxed lunches all suitable to take to the track or enjoy at home. As soon as we put our glamorous hats away it will be time to think Christmas. The Forty9 2011 Christmas menu will be available from early November and will offer both sweet and savoury options, we can provide the entire meal or just one part of it with all dishes fully cooked and ready to heat and serve. Please drop in to see what’s cooking or call us to discuss your specific requirements, whether it’s a birthday celebration, engagement party, wedding, afternoon tea party or family dinner or luncheon we are happy to create a menu to suit every budget and occasion. Robyn Hodgkins, Forty9 Fine Food & Catering

Mt Eliza Farmers’ Market has been lucky enough to have some very special visitors from local farms over the winter months. Rainbow Cassie and Neddy were there to offer pony rides in July and Brandy the cow came to visit for a milking demonstration in August. The children even learnt how to make butter! The farmers’ market is proving to be a huge success in terms of educating children and adults about where their food comes from and offering deliciously fresh produce and locally made gourmet delicacies to our community on the fourth Sunday of every month. The farmers market will continue rain, hail or shine on the following dates throughout the rest of the year – Sunday 25th September, Sunday 23rd October & Sunday 27th November (no Dec market). Keep your eyes peeled for upcoming events and entertainment at each market as the weather warms up! Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

Bring your family and friends to this wonderful community event each month and celebrate sustainable food sources by supporting our local farmers. Mt Eliza Farmers Market • 9am -1pm 4th Sunday of month • rain, hail or shine! Cnr Mt Eliza Way & Canadian Bay Rd BYO bags & trollies – we’re plastic free. $2 entry for adults to local community projects. Mt Eliza is proud to be a VFMA accredited Farmers’ Market.

Come in and see what’s cooking at forty 9 this spring * specialising in freshly prepared take home food & catering for any occasion & budget. * pick up our spring racing menu now * Christmas 2011 menu out November 3rd * sweet & savoury options to make entertaining deliciously stress free. Open Monday to Friday until 6.30pm Saturdays until 3pm

P: 9787 3356, 49 Mt Eliza Way ph: 9708 8222


Fresh salads and roasts Fresh succulent salads are prepared daily at ChickEnow, offering great choices for lunch, dinner or your catering needs. Tasty take-home or eat-in meals include roast lamb, pork, turkey and charcoal or fried chicken. See ChickEnow’s advertisement for their latest specials.

So French and so delish!!

Cafe Gourmand continues to tickle our tastebuds with their tantalising fresh delights. Their delicious pastries, sweet or savoury baguettes, quiches, crepes, pies and much more are a constant choice for the ‘Village People’ and visitors to the area. Robert and Angele are the gracious owners of this well known cafe in the centre of Mt Eliza, preparing everything themselves. Make sure you pre-order for functions large or small this coming Racing Season.

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The many lives of Moondah Once the homestead and playground of Mornington Peninsula’s elite, Moondah has a long and rich history leading to its present incarnation as the Australian Administrative Staff College. The story begins in 1839 with the arrival of some of Melbourne’s first settlers. Permanent migration to the Mornington Peninsula began in the 1840s with the arrival of the Reids, Merricks, McCraes and Grices, amongst other families. Richard Grice arrived in Australia from Cumbria, England, and settled in Bendigo where he worked as a farmer until moving to Melbourne to become a merchant. Grice established a successful import / export agency and married Anne Hibertson – a union that produced 12 children. The family moved to Mornington in the late 1860s, purchasing land between Gunyong and Manmangah creeks in Mt Eliza. It was here that the pair built their home, Manyung – a hybrid name derived from the neighboring two creeks. In 1888 the Grice’s eldest surviving son, James, purchased the adjoining 101 hectares to the north of Manyung and built a 42 room Victorian residence against the backdrop of Port Phillip Bay. Renamed Moondah, the property boasted impressive gardens, a vineyard, a golf course, tennis court, croquet green and polo field. James and his wife hosted elaborate social events for business associates and members of the racing fraternity and the property soon


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became the centre of social life on the Mornington Peninsula. The 1930s heralded a change in fortune for the Grice family. James Grice passed away in 1933, the depression years brought a decline to family business interests and the decadent lifestyle at Moondah soon followed suit. The mansion became increasingly difficult to maintain and was eventually vacated in 1947 by James’ two bachelor sons, Richard and Geoffrey. Seeing development potential, Ansett Industries purchased the property with the aim of converting it to a hotel. Given the advanced state of deterioration, architects advised the property be demolished. The proposal was rejected by Ansett and extensive restoration work commenced. Ceilings and windows were replaced, rooms were remodelled and extensions

were made to meet Ansett’s vision. Hotel Manyung was licensed in 1950 and began operation as the Peninsula’s finest hotel. Patrons would travel from Melbourne by paddle steamers and disembark at the Mornington Pier. In 1957 Hotel Manyung was sold to the Council of the Australian Administrative Staff College for £250,000. The College was modeled upon the success of the Administrative Staff College at Henley-On-Thames in England and was aimed to fill a void in the Australian business sector. It is now Australia’s oldest and busiest institution for post-experience training of middle to senior levels of managers in business, government and beyond. Since its acquisition in 1957, the building has undergone a range of alterations to accommodate the varying needs of the institution. Contemporary in concept, all changes have been designed to maintain the building’s heritage and the Italian Renaissance style of the building. The entrance hall remains much the same as when James and Annie Grice greeted their guests back in the 1800s. The area that once housed coaches is now home to Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

the boiler room, gymnasium and sauna. The furniture also has an interesting history. The suite was shipped to the Paris Exposition of 1889 and therefore offered for sale, but it was unsold and eventually bought by Mr Grice. The sideboard is now displayed centrally along the north wall of the hall. The remainder of the suite is in use in the Principal’s residence. The present day College is approached through a gatehouse which was built in Gothic revival architecture circa 1901 and has now received National Trust citation. The structure replicates the Old Government House gate lodge in Sydney’s Parramatta Park and comprises a twostorey central section over an arched gateway above which is an oriel and castellated turret with an internal stairway. Once closed to traffic, the wrought iron gates now remain open. From the gatehouse Moondah is obscured by 90-year-old pine and cypress trees which majestically line the drive. Planted by the Grices as a windbreak, they lead the way to sweeping views of Port Phillip Bay – the same view enjoyed by the Grices back in the 1860s. ph: 9708 8222


Re-opening of The Ranelagh Club with new catering management team -John Crossin, partner Elaine & daughter Lisa Wehrle.


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Ranelagh rev’s up

A new team with sparkling ideas and a fresh format has assumed management of the catering at The Ranelagh Club in Mt Eliza. Located high on the ‘mountain top’, club members and their guests are treated to an exclusive, waterfront dining room and alfresco deck with one of the peninsula’s best panoramic bay views. Much experienced and well know from both Beaches and Harba in Mornington, restaurateur John Crossin is joined by skilled front-of-house manager and event co-ordinator Lisa Wehrle, who is already well known to club diners. Head chef Aaron Drew is ably assisted by Thai chef Roong Saisombat-Holtz. The broad menu is typically Aussie and features lots of seafood, including Port Phillip flathead tails and chilled oysters topped with fig jam. Quality Angus steaks include eye fillet (pictured) served on creamed potato galette with an olive tapenade, slow roasted capsicum and a rich red wine jus. The stuffed chicken breast is well liked and a range of gourmet pastas varies with the seasons. The Caesar salad (pictured) has a modern twist, combining crisp cos lettuce, prosciutto, shaved parmesan, poached chicken and a soft-poached egg, all splashed with tangy anchovy dressing. Cabaret tribute shows featuring talented mimics are also a new feature. Hilarious 60s style girl trio The She Laa’s (pictured left) will perform Motown hits and more on Saturday, September 17. ‘Robbie Williams’ is onstage on Friday, September 30 and a Dusty Springfield-Connie Francis dinner show is on October 22. Call the club for bookings on 9787 0265. The Ranelagh Club was established in 1926 and is located at 3 Rosserdale Crescent, Mt Eliza, phone 9787 0265. New membership enquiries are welcome. Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

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Club & Facilities

Our waterfront dining room and deck is now open Wednesday, Thursday & Friday evenings. Saturday mornings for coffee and cake and all day Sunday for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. “More opening hours are even more reasons to become a member !”

Dining l Social Events l Tennis l Golf l Sailing l Motor Boats l Music

Corporate Venue & Facilities

Venue hire available for your next corporate event. Enjoy a stunning view for your next seminar, product launch or fully facilitated corporate experience. Limited offer NO VENUE HIRE WEEKDAYS* conditions apply


Ranelagh is a perfect location for your Wedding at any time of year! Ranelagh can host weddings all year round. Enjoy exquisite panoramic views over Port Phillip Bay from the deck (all weather facilities, heating and blinds), direct beach access and flexible food and beverage packages. Enquire now about winter wedding savings! 1.05.12 to 31.08.12 which include 50% OFF VENUE HIRE and DISCOUNTED RECEPTION PACKAGES ! Enquiries to

3 Rosserdale Crescent, Mt Eliza

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“more than a club... its a lifestyle”


Sept 17th The She Laa’s 3 course Dinner and Show $60 pp

Sept 30th The Robbie Williams Tribute 3 course Dinner and Show $65

Oct 22nd Dusty Springfield Show & Connie Francis tribute 3 course Dinner and Show $60 pp

Membership Enquiries Welcome!

(above and below) When ShopAte opens for dinner it’s always a capacity crowd in for a sensational dining experience. The strip of pics on the right were taken at Mt Eliza Optical’s recent special viewing of J.F.Rey and Boz spectacle frames.


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Menu expands at Oyama24 Megumi Japanese Restaurant in Frankston has been a most popular eatery since 1987. Owner Yasu Oyama spread the successful style to Mt Eliza, opening Oyama24 in 2009. Yasu loves traditional, hand-made Japanese cuisine. In Japan, many Aussies adore eating Ramen, a popular noodle dish. Chukamen noodles are made with wheat flour in kansui, an alkaline stock, and come in many regional varieties. The boiled noodles are served variously flavoured, with many toppings. Making a delicious ramen is not easy. They differ in broth, flavour, toppings, noodle texture and more. The taste depends mainly on the soup, and requires skillful preparation. Ramen chefs train for many years and each Ramen eatery has its own style and secrets. Pork and chicken bones, dried sardines, and/or kombu are used to make the stock. Vegetables such as ginger, negi onion, garlic and mushrooms are also added. Categorized by flavour, there are four kinds Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

of Ramen: shio(salt flavored), shoyu(soy sauce flavored), tonkotsu(creamy, pork bone based) and miso. Common toppings include seasoned bamboo shoots, dried seaweed and boiled egg. Oyama24 now offers house-made Ramen; a creamy, noodle miso with kakuni pork or chicken tatsuta. Bento, or ‘packed lunches’ is also a specialty which can be traced back as far as the fifth century, when Japanese leaving their homes to till fields, hunt, fish, or even wage war carried food to eat on the go. Bento usually consists of 4-6 basic sections or courses. Light appetizers, seasonal hor d’oeuvres such as meats, vegies and seafood, raw fish/sashimi and a main course of stew, grilled meats or tempura. Rice is always served piping hot and usually includes some sort of pickle. Now fully licensed, Oyama24 is located at 75 Canadian Bay Rd, Mt Eliza and offers eat in; take away, home-delivery & catering. Ph: 9708 8224. ph: 9708 8222


Networking at â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;The Galleryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; The Mt Eliza Business Networking Group meets most months and the recent July function was held at Boyz@Manyung and a huge success with 35 people attending. Thanks to Jon from Boyz@Manyung once again, for allowing us to have the whole restaurant to ourselves to network and enjoy his wonderful food. Rahman Ymer For more info on the group including their next meetings go to The website has details of upcoming functions and reviews and images of past functions. Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

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Brian McFadden, Stevie Nicks & Dave Stewart in town McManus Entertainment is thrilled to announce that Brian McFadden will be joining the legendary Stevie Nicks and Dave Stewart as a special guest for the 2011 Australian tour which includes Mornington Racecourse on Sunday November 20th. Celebrated musician and songwriter Dave Stewart from Eurythmics will also be touring for this show. Brian McFadden has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. The tour coincides with the release of Brian McFadden’s new album in October before heading out on the road with Stevie Nicks and Dave Stewart. Fans of both Fleetwood Mac and Eurythmics will be thrilled to know that Stevie Nicks and Dave Stewart will be performing their greatest hits from their respective bands as well as highlights from their solo careers. Stevie will also be playing songs from Fleetwood Mac’s extensive back catalogue. Some of their most loved songs include

Rhiannon, Gypsy, Sara, Landslide, Dreams and Seven Wonders. Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 Grammy Award winning Album of the Year, Rumours, stands as one of the greatest albums ever made. It has sold more than one million copies in Australia. The songs have stood the test of time and Rumours recently had a revival when it was introduced to a whole new generation of fans, thanks to a recent episode of Glee dedicated to this classic album. Following the episode, Rumours returned to the Australian charts at number two. As well as Brian McFadden, Dave Stewart will also join Stevie Nicks on this tour. Dave is best known for his work with Eurythmics and recently co-produced and co-wrote many of the songs on Stevie’s latest album, In Your Dreams. Dave Stewart’s music career spans three decades. Some of Dave’s biggest hits include I Only Want To Be With You (The Tourists) and Eurythmics hits Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This), Missionary Man, Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves, Would I Lie To You? and Thorn In My Side. Our sister publication Mornington Life Magazine will have tickets to win – see the new issue out September 14th for details or go to Mornington Life Magazine on Facebook to enter. Tickets are on sale now for the Sunday November 20th show at or phone 136 100.

The flavour at Verde is fresh spring produce At the local’s favourite Verde, they are excited with the onset of Spring. With arguably the biggest daily special chalkboard on the peninsula, Verde take full advantage of the delicious choice of produce this season offers. Watch for daily specials. Pop in soon for a fabulous lunch or dinner or enjoy their Tapas menu with a cocktail or wine in the beautiful corner bar area. Verde Restaurant & Bar corner Old Mornington Road and Mt Eliza Way, open 7 days


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Functions @

BistroVerde Bar Opening April 20 2010


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Fins & Scales

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For great service, always with a smile, drop in the see the boys at Fins & Scales, where you can get fresh fish galore. Order a whole fish, cooked or for you to cook at home, seafood platters with oysters, prawns, scallops, crayfish and more. Bill will make a mixed marinara made to order for any occasion. Don’t forget their ever popular fish and chips, hamburgers and souvlakis. Phone your order on 9787 3191.

National Chiropractic Care Week was May 23 -29th and the theme for Chiropractic Care week this year was ‘Just Start Walking’. Aimed at encouraging us all to put our best foot forward for a healthier spine and a healthier life. The team from Lotus Chiropractic participated in the walk for National Chiropractic Care Week, pictured here on the day.


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Friendly Service & Good Value 16 Ranelagh Drive, Mt Eliza Phone: 9787 3191

Cook up a seafood feast with Market Fresh Fish, Crayfish, Oysters and Prawns

Made to order: Marinara mix, Fresh seafood platters, Whole Fish Platters Or Try a Tasty Healthy Take-away Fresh Fish in crunchy batter, Chips, Souvlaki, Scallops, Prawns, Hamburgers, Home-made potato cakes, Salads and more

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Butler Reserve 59 Fulton Road

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A Novel Exchange 76 Mt Eliza Way 9787 4882 A Step Ahead Podiatry Suite 3, 7 Davies Avenue 9708 8626 Abode Project Management Mt Eliza 9787 7351 Activ Design Online Mt Eliza 0431 887 848 Allied Psychological Services 7 Village Lane 9787 5005 Alison Doherty Marketing 0403 889 559 Altus Travel mobile based Frankston South 0414 232 395 Ambyance Design 1/85 Mt Eliza Way 0402 788 494 Amica Hair 48 Mt Eliza Way 9787 1050 Ancient Destructions Mt Eliza Andrew Stark Garden Design 187 Mt Eliza Way 9787 1116 Anglican Church St James the Less Cnr Nepean Hwy & Koetong Pde 9775 3301 ANZ Bank 67 Mt Eliza Way 9775 3541 Aqua Real Estate 86 Mt Eliza Way 9775 2222 Ari Constructions Mt Eliza 0407 559 855 Art Classes Jill Lewis Mt Eliza 0400 198 547 Artisan Interactive 20-22 Ranelagh Dve As New Boutique 30C Ranelagh Drive 9787 3565 Auctas Hotel Distribution 1, 46 Ranelagh Dve 9788 6300 Australia Post 65 Mt Eliza Way 131 318 Bakers Delight Holdings Shop 6 & 15 Eliza Sq. 9775 2233 Barbara Wilkinson Real Estate 72 Glenshian Lane 9787 3988 Bayside Boring (Aust) P/L 1/110 Mt Eliza Way 9775 3566 Bayside Psychology Nepean Highway 9787 5055 Beautiful Swim Davies Ave, Shop 2 9787 6444 Benitos 1196 Nepean Hwy 5975 8060 Big Bang Media P.O. Box 3554, Mornington 9708 8222 Bistro Maison 45 Mt Eliza Way 9787 6111 Blisque Hair 66 Mt Eliza Way 9775 2949 Blissful Bathrooms P.O. Box 4047 0412 224 850 Blue Fruit P.O. Box 4072 0407 727 278 Blue Sky Natural Medicine 17 Ocean Grove 0411 092 090 Blush Skin & Body 50 Mt Eliza Way 9775 2122 Bodhi Tree Therapies 8/20-22 Ranelagh Dve 0407 768 223/ 0408 346 584 Body Wellness 9775 4814 Boutique Skincare 31 Ranelagh Drive 9787 3388 Boys on Seats 46 Ranelagh Drive 9787 0500 BoyzAtManyung 1408 Nepean Hwy 9787 7911 Breathless Parfumerie 90 Mt Eliza Way 9775 2675 Bright Eyes Photography Mt Eliza 9787 8571 Brilliant Minds P.O. Box 4096 0434 423 641 Bruce Dawe Architect 4/20 Ranelagh Drive 9787 7610 Brumbys Bakery 112A Mt Eliza Way 9787 4496 Bubbly Functions 9787 1116


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Café Gourmand 64 Mt Eliza Way 9787 3086 Café on the Mount 2/87 Mt Eliza Way 9787 3738 Canadian Bay Dental 160 Canadian Bay Road 9787 2776 Canadian Bay Pizza 84 Mt Eliza Way 9775 2232 Canadian Bay Hotel 35 Ranelagh Drive 9775 2331 Canadian Bay Travel Shop 5 The Strand 9787 9477 Canadian Bay Yacht Club Canadian Bay Road 9787 1038 Carers-on-call 116 Wooralla Drive 9708 8611 Catholic Church, St Thomas More 313 Canadian Bay Rd 9787 7777 Century 21 Wilson Pride RE 10, 87 Mt Eliza Way 9787 7703 Chamber of Commerce Mt Eliza PO Box 4120 0487 649 204 Chicke-now 53 Mt Eliza Way 9787 5487 Chipps Childrens Boutique Shop 15 The Strand 9787 9722 Chocoholics Shop 8 The Strand 9787 9333 Chris Yates Shop 60 Mt Eliza Way 9787 8122 Cocos Hair 12 Ranelagh Drive 9787 2990 Commonwealth Bank 92 Mt Eliza Way 9787 1777 Conrads Alfresco 19 Ranelagh Drive 9787 9400 Corowa Court Opp Shop 32 Ranelagh Drive Creative Artroom Mt Eliza 9775 2387/0419 876 821 Crown Lawn & Garden Services, Mt Eliza 0417 415 417 Cruise Delphinus 0407 807 705 David Rew Real Estate P/L Shop 7, 84 Mt Eliza Way Daveys Bay Yacht Club PO Box 256 Dental Care Mt Eliza 126 Mt Eliza Way Diamond Coco 20-22 Ranelagh Drive Dig The Future Landscaping & Garden Ocean Grove Don’t Panic Its Organic 2/84 Mt Eliza Way Dr G Kelley 120 Mt Eliza Way

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Earimil Gardens Easels Galore Eliza Crafts & Wool Eliza Designs P/L Eliza Dry Cleaners Eliza Health Food & Gifts Eliza Interiors Eliza Meats Eliza Park Special Accom Ctr Eliza Square Pharmacy Enhanced Myotherapy Enter if You Dare Euro Collections Express Teleconferencing

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33a Koornalla Cres 42 Mather Road 44 Mt Eliza Way P.O. Box 4146 48 Ranelagh Drive Shop 12 The Strand 114B Mt Eliza Way 112B Mt Eliza Way 157-161 Mt Eliza Way Shop 9 Eliza Square 1297 Nepean Highway Mt Eliza 72-74 Mt Eliza Way 10/84 Mt Eliza Way

Fat Williams Variety Felicity Northeast Millinery Fella Hamilton Femtique Fig Flowers Images Gifts Fins & Scales Fire Brigade Mt Eliza Fitness On The Way Flight Centre Florentines Cafe Flourish Café Foot & Leg Pain Clinics Forty9 Fine Foods

11/87 Mt Eliza Way 9787 0828 0417 305 191 9787 2709 112 Mt Eliza Way 9775 2788 114 Mt Eliza Way 9787 6119 Shop 7 Eliza Square 9787 6235 16 Ranelagh Drive 9787 3191 103 Canadian Bay Rd 9787 2788 5/7 Davies Avenue 9787 7884 61 Mt Eliza Way 9787 4433 114 Mt Eliza Way 9787 7772 44 Norman Ave 9787 8489 135 Mt Eliza Way 1300 328 300/9708 8866 49 Mt Eliza Way 9787 3356

Golf Tourism Australia 1st Floor, 50 Ranelagh Dve Gouzlan Egyptian Jewellery 76a Mt Eliza Way (from Nov) Grandmas Puddings Green Leaves Childrens Wear 54 Mt Eliza Way

9018 9038 9787 0100 9775 3426 9787 1714

Haircuts @ MtEliza 4/87 Mt Eliza Way Hall & Hall Pty Ltd 40 Mt Eliza Way Harcourts Mt Eliza 78 Mt Eliza Way Harvesting Funds Management 7 Davies Avenue Health, Fitness & Injury Solutions 13/20-22 Ranelagh Drive Herbaceous Flowers & Body 46 Mt Eliza Way Hickory Dickory Toys & Books 2/86 Mt Eliza Way Hodges Mt Eliza Level 1/65 Mt Eliza Way Hunter & Minx 44 Ranelagh Drive

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Impress Cosmetic Medicine Inkling Craft Classes

126 Mt Eliza Way 333 Canadian Bay Road

0458 394 022 9787 7608

Jack 10,Eliza Sq, 85 Mt Eliza Way 8753 0062 James Crowder Community RE 7, 20-22 Ranelagh Dve 9708 8667 Jane Morrison Natural Therapist Suite 5, 188 Humphries Rd 0419 781 287 John Crump Solicitors 1 Davies Avenue 9787 7222 Julian Furnell Naturopath Cnr Wooralla Dve & Bundara 9787 2111 Karma Beauty at Yo Yo Kankama Opportunity Shop Kim & Li Chinese Restaurant Knapps Coffee Shop Kumon Mt Eliza Kunyung Pre-School Kunyung Primary School

42 Mt Eliza Way 16B Ranelagh Drive 21 Ranelagh Drive 40 Mt Eliza Way meets @ scout hall, Ranelagh Dve 44 Barmah St Kunyung Rd

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1/102 Mt Eliza Way 24-26 Ranelagh Drive

9708 8067 9787 6969

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Lemon Tree Cottage 149 Koornalla Crescent 9787 8328 Libby’s Fitness For Life 0409 135 359 Linton LaFontaine Garden Boutique 42 Ranelagh Dve 9787 2899 Lintons Garden and Home Canadian Bay Rd & Nep.Hwy 9215 1500 Lions Club Mt Eliza meets Mornington Golf Club 5977 1981 Little Imprints Mt Eliza 0413 439 704 Lotus Chiropractic 9/87 Mt Eliza Way 9787 8288 Majestic Cellars 67 Mt Eliza Way 9775 4051 Manyung Gallery 1408 Nepean Hwy 9787 2953 Mayko Hair Mt. Eliza Shop 3/70 Mountain View Rd 9787 3489 Metaphor Design Image Mt Eliza 0420 712 476 Midland Insurance Brokers Suite 1, 14 Ranelagh Drive 9775 2355 Mint Mt Eliza Eliza Sq, Canadian Bay Rd 9787 4006 Miss Eyelash The Village Mt Eliza 0438 163 419 Morning Star Estate Restaurant 1 Sunnyside Rd 9787 7760 Mornington Peninsula Shire 90 Besgrove St Rosebud 1300 850 600 Mounty Youth Group 90 Canadian Bay Rd 9787 8160 Mt Eliza & Peninsula Ballet School 69 Walkers Road 9787 3290 Mt Eliza Ass. for Environmental Care Mt Eliza Regional Park 9787 0585 Mt Eliza Bayside Laundry 30A Ranelagh Drive 9787 7282 Mt Eliza Beauty Therapy 32A Mt Eliza Way 9787 7475 Mt Eliza Bowling Club Candian Bay Rd 9787 3047 Mt Eliza Boxing Centre 125 Kunyung Rd 9787 3093 Mt Eliza Chamber of Commerce PO Box 4120 0487 649 204 Mt Eliza Chemmart Pharmacy 98 Mt Eliza Way 9787 2933 Mt Eliza Churches Community Serv. meets @ Currawong Com. Ctr 9787 7679 Mt Eliza Community Ass meets @ 90 Canadian Bay Rd 0437 460 668 Mt Eliza Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank The Strand, 89 Mt Eliza Way 9787 1224 Mt Eliza Compounding Chemist 84 Mt Eliza Way 9775 2569 Mt Eliza Country Club Old Mornington Road 0439 916 110 Mt Eliza Deli 104 Mt Eliza Way 9787 2521 Mt Eliza Dental Centre 87 Canadian Bay Rd 9787 3355 Mt Eliza Executive Education Facility Kunyung Road 9215 1100 Mt Eliza Family Chiropractic 155 Mt Eliza Way 9787 6999 th Mt Eliza Farmer’s Market 4 Sunday of month 0429 398 684 Mt Eliza French Bakehouse 188 Humphries Road 9775 3633 Mt Eliza Groomers 6/87 Mt Eliza Way 9775 3737 Mt Eliza Hair Studio 27 Ranelagh Drive 9787 1956 Mt Eliza House Childcare & Early Learning 41 Baden Powell Pl 9787 0788 Mt Eliza Laundrette & Drycleaning 30A Ranelagh Drive 9787 7282 Mt Eliza Marketing 4 Walkers Rd 0409 962 449 Mt Eliza Morning Garden Club Mt Eliza Community Hall 9787 3349 Mt Eliza Mowers Rear 3&4,1 Davies Ave 9787 6277 Mt Eliza Myotherapy Clinic 3/7 Davies Avenue 9775 3839 Mt Eliza Natural Therapies 2/7 Davies Avenue 9787 7366 Mt Eliza Netball Club Inc Jubliee Park, Hillcrest Rd 0401 272 397 ph: 9708 8222


The Village Mt Eliza Traders Directory 2011 Mt Eliza Newsagency 102 Mt Eliza Way 9787 2268 Mt Eliza North Primary School Moseley Drive 9787 6611 Mt Eliza Optical 5 Davies Avenue 9775 2922 Mt Eliza Pets 7/87 Mt Eliza Way 9787 3811 Mt Eliza Physio & Sports Injury Ctr 85 Canadian Bay Road 9787 4760 Mt Eliza Pre-School 95-97 Wimbledon Avenue 9787 1560 Mt Eliza Primary School Wooralla Drive 9787 1385 Mt Eliza Rotary 9787 9183 Mt Eliza Seeds 0410 636 519 Mt Eliza Secondary College Canadian Bay Road 9787 6288 Mt Eliza Shoe Repairs Shop 4, Eliza Square 9787 6615 Mt Eliza Squash & Fitness Ctr 185 Mt Eliza Way 9787 4442 Mt Eliza Stroke Support & Social Club Andrew Kerr, Tanti Ave 5971 4407 Mt Eliza Tennis Club 55 Wimbledon Ave 9787 8488 Mt Eliza Travel 1/7 Davies Ave 9787 4855 Mt Eliza Village Bakehouse 49 Mt Eliza Way 9775 2056 Mt Eliza Village Neighbourhood Centre Canadian Bay Rd 9787 8160 Multipanel Pty Ltd 1/110 Mt Eliza Way 9787 2544 My Home Mt Eliza PO Box 4149 1300 334 663 Myofit Peninsula 1307 Nepean Highway 9787 2859 Nails & Beauty on the Strand The Strand Namaste PT & Inspirational Fitness 93 Kunyung Rd.

9775 4489 0417 363 930

National Australia Bank 50 Ranelagh Drive Neo Classic Interiors 3/73 Canadian Bay Road Nepean Health Group 1307 Nepean Hwy Network Video 73 Canadian Bay Road NoMo Lawns Norwood House 1198 Nepean Hwy Nova Star Productions Mt Eliza Onyx Hair Salon Orr & Associates Oyama 24

33 Ranelagh Drive 1/84 Mt Eliza Way 4/73-75 Canadian Bay Rd

132 265 0430 290 046 9787 2859 9775 3833 1300 380 080 5975 7977 0411 120 761 9787 6955 9775 3711 9708 8224

Palamara Village Fruits 96 Mt Eliza Way 9787 2771 Party Hire for Kids 33 Kooyonga Grove 0402 373 470 Peninsula Animal Hospital 199 Mt Eliza Way 9787 3466 Peninsula Decks Mt Eliza 9787 7557 Peninsula Pilates Studio 10/20-22 Ranelagh Dve 9775 4000 Peninsula Survey Group 1, 3/18 Ranelagh Dve 9787 2980 Platypus Junction Mt Eliza 1305 Nepean Hwy 9775 4999 PNP Contracting 0416 623 880 Poolwerx 56 Mt Eliza Way 9787 6134 Pop & Selmas Cafe 34 Ranelagh Drive 9787 7737 Port Phillip Group Level 1, 73 Canadian Bay Road 8790 7700

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Raul Cordero Physiotherapy 2/18 Ranelagh Drive 9775 2166 Reiffel Hair Cutters 2/100 Mt Eliza Way 9787 0255 Renew You Wellness Centre 122 Mt Eliza Way 0421 607 948 Reprieve Recycled Designer Labels 7/The Strand, 89 Mt Eliza Way 9787 2499 Resilience Fitness Point 0412 955 118 Ritchie’s IGA & Liquor 20/The Strand, 89 Mt Eliza Way 9787 4322 Rotary Club of Mt Eliza meets@Toorak College, Old Mornington Rd 9787 2739 Safeway Supermarket Eliza Sq Mt Eliza Way 9787 1219 Sally D Dressmaking & Alts 29 Ranelagh Drive 9787 2843 Sand Sea & Soul 0438 551 674 Sangers 61 Mt Eliza Way (Rear) 9787 4434 Sarah Doyle Hair By Design Shop 1, 65 Mt Eliza Way 9787 5266 Seawinds Studios Mt Eliza 9775 2311 Sema Scapes Landscaping & Paving 0418 312 162 Shamrock Milk Bar & TakeAway 47 Mt Eliza Way 9787 3135 Sheep Station Bakehouse 2/110 Mt Eliza Way 9787 9565 Shibu Hair 36 Mt Eliza Way 9775 4666 Shiva School of Yoga 27 Tower Road 9775 2568 Shopatecafe&store 8/87 Mt Eliza Way 9787 0288 Sissy Secondhand 65a Mt Eliza Way 9775 2477 Smokers Quality Meats 52 Mt Eliza Way 9787 1666 Something Fishy 100 Mt Eliza Way 9708 8350 Sophistacutt Hair Design 3 Davies Avenue 9787 6260 Southern Cross Cultural Exchange 14 Ranelagh Drive 9775 4711 Southern Insurance Services 1-3 Davies Avenue 9775 3900 Spoon Restaurant 84 Mt Eliza Way 9787 7710 SportPro Level 1, 50 Ranelagh Dve 9787 5066 Step Ahead Podiatry 3/7 Davies Ave 9708 8626 Storybook Cottages Norman Ave 9787 5500 StudioQue Davies Ave 9775 2622 SWAT Accounting & Business Solutions 11/20-22 Ranelagh Dve 9787 0122 T.J. Sparks Pty Ltd 68 Mt Eliza Way 9787 4411 TAB 28 Ranelagh Drive Teach Italian 9787 3253 0409 806 391 The Edge Hair 18 Ranelagh Drive 9787 2606 The Courtyard B&B 25 Granya Grove 9787 7434 The Health Hub 104A Mt Eliza Way 9775 3877 The Light Touch Interior Design 0417 234 477 The Little Theatre Company 12 Conway St 0412 723 093 The Male Room Shop 6, 73-75 Canadian Bay Rd 9775 3919 Find us on Facebook MtEliza VillageMagazine

The Mellow Canary The Noodle Pub The Optical Superstore The Peninsula School The Ranelagh Club The Rasoi Indian Restaurant The Salvation Army The Smile Place The Strand Shopping Centre The Village Pantry The Web On Wheels The Yoga House Tim Reid The Ideas Guy Ti Tree Family Doctors Toorak College Travel Managers Travelscene Mt Eliza Travelution Truffle Hunter Two Bays Myotherapy Two Bays Real Estate

25 Ranelagh Drive 82 Mt Eliza Way 8/84 Mt Eliza Way Wooralla Drive 3 Rosserdale Cres 26 Ranelagh Drive Shop 1/87 Mt Eliza Way 1299 Nepean Hwy 89 Mt Eliza Way 88 Mt Eliza Way 9787 7500 13 Rylston Court 2a, 1/84 Mt Eliza Way 118 Mt Eliza Way Old Mornington Rd 117 Wimbledon Ave 70 Mt Eliza Way Level 1/84 Mt Eliza Way 58 Mt Eliza Way 3/7 Davies Avenue 5/87 Mt Eliza Way

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U3A - Mornington Branch meets@Currawong Community Ctr 5975 9773 UK Jack 5, Eliza Sq, 85 Mt Eliza Way 0433 831 757 Underground Wines 1282 Nepean Hwy 9775 4185 Uniting Church, Mt Eliza Village 93 Canadian Bay Rd 9787 1683 Vanilla House Patisserie Vendor Partners Verde Restaurant & Bar Village Clinic Village Gourmet Meats Village PC’s Vinnies Pizza Boys Vogue House Vogue House Cafe

52 Norman Ave 4 Angus Crt 34 Mt Eliza Way 129 Mt Eliza Way 100 Mt Eliza Way 5/20-22 Ranelagh Dve 57 Mt Eliza Way 86 Mt Eliza Way 86 Mt Eliza Way

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Warren Ritchie’s Pharmacy Shop 1 The Strand 9787 7988 Wellbeing Natural Health Group Cnr Wooralla & Bundara Cres 9787 2111 Westpac Banking Corporation 69 Mt Eliza Way 9775 2422 Wimbledon Homes P/L 20-22 Ranelagh Drive 9708 8244 Windmills and Roses 36-38 Ranelagh Drive 9787 4949 Wired Cabling 9775 4061 0438 444 908 WM Hutchings Jewellers 2/20 Ranelagh Drive 9787 9079 Woodman Estate 136 Graydens Rd, Moorooduc 5978 8455 Yo Yo Hair

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