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21st Century. “Many cities in Australia and overseas are recognised by such an icon, for example the Opera House in Sydney and the Statue of Liberty in New York.” Mr Senia said $7000 was already committed to the prize pool but he was in discussions with other individuals and organisations to boost the total potentially beyond $25,000. Mr Senia said the competition would officially begin in February and run for six months. GPAN, an organisation comprising eight professional businesses operating in the city with the support of Westpac, would appoint a judging panel to choose the first-prize winner. The judging panel would comprise Mr Senia, the principal of Senia Lawyers as chairman and, representatives of: City of Greater Geelong, Geelong Otway Tourism, Geelong Tourism, state and federal governments,

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A “HUGE” cash prize will drive a competition to design an “icon” for Geelong, organisers have announced. Geelong Professionals Alliance Network chairman Andrew Senia said GPAN was facilitating the competition to encourage development of a new landmark for the city. The Icon for Geelong competition would be open to anyone with a concept or design to lift the city’s profile around Australia and overseas, he said. “We all know Geelong is a great place to work and live. Now we need an iconic landmark or symbol to help promote our city to the world,” Mr Senia said. “We need something that symbolises who we are and where we are going, both to ourselves and the outside world. “This initiative is all about developing a beautiful, viable and inspiring feature to help increase Geelong’s prosperity through the

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Geelong Mayor John Mitchell praised the competition. “It’s a great idea,” he said. “Who knows what might come out of a competition such as this.” The Independent will announce the official opening of Icon for Geelong in January, with details about how to enter and other information. Managing editor Tony Galpin said the paper would provide reg-

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BY ERIN PEARSON “AMBIGUOUSâ€? planning laws have delivered the Surf Coast’s first five-storey building, according to a Torquay councillor. Ron Humphrey blamed the Surf Coast’s “easily challengedâ€? laws for RACV winning an appeal to add an extra storey to an accommodation centre proposed for Torquay’s formerly public golf course. Cr Humphrey was “sympatheticâ€? to residents opposed to the development. “I’d like to see councils given the power to be more descriptive in planning controls in relation to the developments happening down here,â€? he said. “I respect the decisions made by the umpire‌because we need to get behind an organisation such as RACV that will bring tourism to the area but what happened with RACV was that a lack of planning controls opened the door for it.â€? Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal overturned Surf Coast Shire council’s earlier rejection of the RACV proposal. The motoring giant, which took over the course site from Torquay Golf Club, previously earned approval for 67 motel units in a 16-metre-high development but wanted to add 25 rooms in another storey. Geelong Otway Tourism’s Roger Grant backed the development as “incredibly importantâ€?. “It’s an exciting development. I accept it’s controversial but, purely from a tourism point of view, it’s difficult not to be excited about it – it’s right at the start of the Great Ocean Roadâ€? The proposal is part of RACV’s $90 million golf site redevelopment. RACV’s Sue Blake expected the project to be complete in mid-2013. The additional level would allow the resort to “move intoâ€? the conference and wedding market,

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New committee saves historic highland gathering the pipe band world and this has jeopardised our work to make the city the permanent home of the (Australian championships). “It will still need something special in terms of support from City of Greater Geelong, Victorian Scottish organisations and others to resurrect this bid. The next opportunity is 2014.” Mr Fraser said the new committee would continue the search for a new gathering site after losing Queens

Park in 2009. Ward councillor Stretch Kontelj was “looking forward” to working with the new members. “The new committee will put a formal proposal through to council and I’ll work with them to determine a location for the gathering next year,” he said. “I haven’t ruled out Queens Park as a location. It’s a major event for Geelong and it’s one that’s very well-supported.”

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high-sea-level rise and we have major risks whichever way you look at it.” Mr Cheeseman said Federal Government developed the maps with Cooperative Research Centre using the “highest resolution elevation data currently available”. "The maps provide useful initial information to decision-makers to prepare for potential risks from rising sea levels in coastal areas. “I urge councils and planner to act on this and I believe the state planning authorities must now prohibit development in vulnerable areas so that private and public investment in protected.” Mr Cheeseman said the maps highlighted the importance of the Gillard Government’s plan for a carbon tax.

Man fined for ‘bird-flicker’ assault A WINCHELSEA teen has been convicted for punching an exfriend in the face for giving him “the bird”. Magistrate Ron Saines also fined 18-year-old Michael Smith

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Officer struck POLICE are hunting a hit-run driver who left a Corio policewoman injured on Geelong’s bypass. Police said the driver struck the officer while she was intercepting a vehicle near the ring road’s Ballarat Road turn-off on Monday afternoon. TORQUAY-based international surfing products company Rip Curl has taken over a string of 15 surf and streetwear stores in Western Australia, according to a company statement. Rip Curl said it bought the mall-based Waves, City Surf and Cite stores to ensure the company’s products “continue to be presented” in Western Australia.

Kinder costs GEELONG ratepayers face “big implications” from Federal Government policy to ensure every child has access to 15 hours of kindergarten a week by 2013, councillors have warned. Council issued a statement saying the policy would force a 50 per cent increase in Geelong kinder hours “above currently funded levels”.

Colourful ambassador A PHOTO agency owner who dabbles in nightclubs and dying his hair various colours is a newambassador for Geelong, the region’s peak tourism body has announced. Geelong Otway Tourism’s Roger Grant said Darren Lyons, who had a reputation as “just a little out there”, was the organisation’s second appointment as an ambassador.

Leopold growth PLANS to develop Leopold as a “sub-regional centre” have gone on public display. Councillor Rod Macdonald said the plans sought to provide a “clear overall vision” for the town.

Homes ‘under water’ in new sea-rise maps • roads to Point Henry, Breamlea and Barwon Heads would be underwater; • inundation of an eastern section of Torquay’s The Sands estate; and • “broad-scale foreshore inundation” across the Surf Coast and the Bellarine Peninsula. Mr Cheeseman said the maps backed up his own predictions of climate change disaster across the region. “We are more vulnerable to climate change and rising sea levels than just about any other region in Australia and the new maps absolutely back up the private research I commissioned four years ago. “This new date provides scenarios covering low-level, medium-level and

A CONVENTION centre, a new Yarra Street pier and a mineral spa are the next steps in the ongoing redevelopment of Geelong’s waterfront, according to councillors. They included the proposed facilities and attractions in a new draft master plan for the “next phase of development” along the waterfront between Limeburner’s Point and Rippleside.

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LEOPOLD’S Christine Simons and two-year-old daughter Laney are pictured amid a snow flurry in central Geelong on Wednesday. The duo enjoyed a brief winter wonderland near the intersection of Little Malop and Moorabool streets as Central Geelong Marketing turned on snow machines as part of activities to attract Christmas shoppers. A Central Geelong spokesperson said the forecast was for more 15-minute flurries at 11am and 1pm each day until December 24. The “realistic” snow evaporated within 90 seconds, the spokesperson said. “It leaves no messy residue, is odourless, nonallergenic, non-slippery and will not stain.”

BY KIM WATERS RISING sea levels will eventually flood Geelong Grammar School, Corio Bay Yacht Club and Point Lonsdale, according to Corangamite MP Darren Cheeseman. He released images of new Department of Climate Change maps on Wednesday showing rising seas would also submerge coastal properties across the region in the next 90 years. Mr Cheesmean said the department had identified Geelong as one of the regions set to be “worst affected” by rising seas. The maps also predicted: • flooding of homes and a caravan park at Ocean Grove;

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“The maps show we must act to tackle climate change and that establishing a value on carbon pollution right across the economy must be our highest priority.” Geelong weatherman and climate change sceptic Lindsay Smail accused Mr Cheesman of promoting an “alarmist-type” theory. “He won’t be here in 90 years for everyone to see the egg on his face,” Mr Smail said. He believed the maps were “politically driven rather than scientifically proven”. Scientists had found that sea-level rises in the Pacific were due to shifts in Earth’s tectonic plates rather than socalled climate change, Mr Smail said.

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BY ERIN PEARSON A NEW committee has saved Geelong Highland Gathering, according to its vice-president. John Fraser said 10 new members joined the committee at a meeting this week. The Independent reported earlier this month that the gathering had until June to find new permanent members to avoid folding. Mr Fraser said “more than 30 people” attended this week’s meet-

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Libs ‘dump’ dam study for Otways BY ERIN PEARSON THE COALITION will deliver its pre-election commitments to the state seats of Geelong and Bellarine despite failing to wrest them from Labor at November’s election, Liberal MP Andrew Katos has pledged. The South Barwon MP, who moved into the Belmont office of his Labor predecessor this week, said he was prepared to be a “busy man” as he worked to roll-out the coalition’s preelection promises to the region. “If we made a commitment in the pre-election period we will still commit. I will have a very busy office but I think all the projects we made commitments to need to be honoured,” Mr Katos said. “I made it clear during the campaign to listen to the people of South Barwon and represent their views. My office door will always be open and I’m certainly going to represent them.” Mr Katos said the Coalition Government would “immediately” start work on “big ticket” promises such as a stand-alone Torquay high school, kindergarten upgrades and a review of a controversially proposed 4C bypass route, south of Geelong. “The ministers are well aware of the issues down here,” he said.

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BY KIM WATERS LIFESAVERS have backed “long overdue” plans for walking and cycling trails through 13th Beach dunes. 13th Beach Surf Life Saving Club’s Peter Sutas said Barwon Coast Committee of Management’s proposal was a “win-win situation”. “Our members have given inprinciple support because of the safety factor of people not having to walk on the road to get to the beach or the club,” Mr Sutas said. “If people are walking on dedicated trails it also means they won’t be trampling the surrounding roadside vegetation like what’s happening at the moment.” The plans include a twometre-wide, unsealed track through dunes from 13th Beach’s Signpost car park to the life saving club on the north side of the road. The other proposed unsealed tracks are from

On track: Peter Sutas with plans for the new trails. Picture: Tommy Ritchie 58038 Stephens Parade to either the Signpost or Beacon car parks. Objectors shot down an initial trails proposal in 2007, fearing environmental damage. Geelong Environment Council president Joan Lindros said the organisation would “examine” the new proposal “in detail”. “We would hope that as little

vegetation is destroyed as possible. At least the tracks are inland rather than on the ocean side of the road, which is positive.” Barwon Coast’s Bob Jordan said the committee had put the plan out for public comment until February, after which it would seek approvals.

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BARWON HEADS PROPOSED STORMWATER UPGRADES

The land affected by the application is located at: 1901-1909 Portarlington Road, Drysdale

The Barwon Heads Township has a number of areas which have been recognised as flood prone. Due to the low lying nature of some areas it is difficult to provide the normal gravity discharge drainage systems to the Barwon River.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply and a three month probationary period is applicable to most positions.

The applicant for the amendment to the permit is: M C GOVE

Council Meetings will operate on a varied timetable during December and January. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 25 January 2011 commencing at 7.00pm at City Hall.

CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS TEMPORARY CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS OCEAN GROVE A number of road closures will be implemented on 31 December, 2010 at 5.00pm in preparation for the 2010 New Years Eve festivities in Ocean Grove. These roads will be reopened at approximately 2.00am 1 January, 2011. Emergency access will be maintained at all times. Access to the area (residents only) will be through staffed barriers at Surf Beach Rd/Barwon Heads Rd and Presidents Ave/Orton St. There will be no access at Field St Nth, Baker St and Osborne St for the period stated. For any further enquires please contact Lisa Armstrong Rowe on 5272 4979.

PUBLIC NOTICES CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRES OPERATING HOURS City offices will close at 3.00pm Christmas Eve. All City of Greater Geelong Customer Service Centres located at: Belmont, City Hall, Corio, Drysdale, Ocean Grove and Myers Street will be closed on Public Holidays. The Geelong West Customer Service Centre will be closed from 2.00pm Friday 24 December 2010 to Tuesday 4 January 2011. For enquiries during this time please phone 5272 5272.

WASTE FACILITIES OPERATING HOURS The Drysdale Resource Recovery Centre and Landfill • Christmas Day Closed • Boxing Day Open 8.00am - 4.15 pm • New Year’s Day Open 8.00am - 4.15 pm Location: Becks Road, Drysdale Contact: 5251 2935 Geelong Resource Recovery Centre and Transfer Station • Christmas Day Closed • Boxing Day Open 7.30am - 4.15pm • New Year’s Day Closed Location: 100 Douro Street, North Geelong Contact: 5272 2613 Corio Landfill – Commercial only • Christmas Day Closed • Boxing Day Closed • New Year’s Day Closed Location: Biddlecombe Road, Corio Contact: 5275 7987

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NOTICE OF AN APPLICATION FOR AN AMENDMENT TO A PLANNING PERMIT

The application is for a permit to: Amendment of Planning Permit 497/2010 by varying the restriction affecting Lot S2 on plan number PS534265J (stage no. 1)

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The application reference number is: 497/2010/A You may look at the above application and any documents that support the application at the following locations: • Myers Street Customer Service - 131 Myers Street, Geelong Weekdays 8.00am - 5.00pm • Drysdale Customer Service – 18 Hancock Street, Drysdale Weekdays 9.00am - 5.00pm • The City’s website www.geelongaustralia.com.au/residents/planning/advertising.apsx

The City of Greater Geelong is currently designing the next stages of on-going works to relieve flooding problems in Bridge Road and Grove Road. The proposed works include replacement of the existing pump station at Clifford Parade, construction of a new stormwater main from Clifford Parade to Flinders Parade along Grove Road and Ozone Road and construction of a new outfall to the Barwon River including relocation of the existing outfall. These works are subject to regulatory approvals and the City is working with Authorities including the Department of Sustainability and the Barwon Coast Committee of Management to ensure that an appropriate design solution is achieved. An overview of the proposed works is shown on the plan below.

The application can be viewed during office hours and is free of charge. If after viewing the file you wish to discuss the application further please contact the Statutory Planning Department on 5272 4456. The Responsible Authority will not decide on the application before: 7 January 2010

NOTICE OF AN APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMIT The land affected by the application is located at: 120a Scenic Road, Highton The application is for a permit to: Removal of the existing telecommunications tower and use and development of a telecommunications tower. The applicant for the permit is: TGM Engineers and Surveyors The application reference number is: 1291/2010 You may look at the above application and any documents that support the application at the following locations: • Myers Street Customer Service - 131 Myers Street, Geelong Weekdays 8.00am - 5.00pm • Belmont Customer Service – Belmont Library 163 High Street Weekdays 9.00am - 5.00pm • The City’s website www.geelongaustralia.com.au/residents/planning/advertising.apsx The application can be viewed during office hours and is free of charge. If after viewing the file you wish to discuss the application further please contact the Statutory Planning Department on 5272 4456. The Responsible Authority will not decide on the application before: 7 January 2011

Any person who may be affected by the granting of the permit may object or make other submissions to the Responsible Authority, City of Greater Geelong, PO Box 104, Geelong 3220. If you object, the Responsible Authority will advise you of its decision. An objection: • must be sent to the Responsible Authority in writing • include the reasons for the objection • state how the objector would be affected Please be aware that copies of objections/submissions received may be made available to any person for the purpose of consideration as part of the planning process in accordance with the Planning and Environment Act, 1987. Personal information will be used solely by Council in accordance with the Planning and Environment Act, 1987

Please forward any comments you have in relation to these works to the City’s Customer Service team on 5272 5272 or contactus@geelongcity.vic.gov.au The comments will be considered in the ongoing preparation of design drawings for the works.

PUBLIC NOTICE CENTRAL GEELONG SHUTTLE FREE SUMMER SERVICE It’s that time of year again when Geelong residents and visitors to the region can travel for FREE around Central Geelong and the Waterfront aboard the Central Geelong Shuttle - Free Summer Service. With a bus operating approximately every 10 minutes, the service provides free access to shopping, dining, professional services, attractions, events and entertainment in Central Geelong and the Waterfront over the summer period. The service will operate daily from 10.00am to 4.00pm from 13 December 2010 to 30 January 2011 and then on Saturdays and Sundays only from 5 February to 14 March 2011. The Central Geelong Shuttle - Free Summer Service is an initiative of the City of Greater Geelong in partnership with Central Geelong Marketing and the State Government of Victoria (Department of Transport). For a map of the bus route including a list of the bus stops, head to www.geelongaustralia.com.au or www.centralgeelong.com.au or for more information contact us on 5272 5272.

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The Greater Geelong City Council proposes to sell the land being Lot 2 on TP5151P located between Lascelles Avenue and Herne Street, Manifold Heights shown in the diagram pictured right. It is intended to sell the land to the owner of adjacent land at 32 Herne Street, Manifold Heights for the sum of $5,400.00 plus GST.

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In accordance with section 223 of the Act, any person wishing to make a submission on the proposed sale may do so in writing not later than Friday 28 January 2011. A person making a submission is entitled to request that they wish to appear in person, or to be represented by a person to be specified in the submission, at a meeting to be heard in support of the submission. Any person making a submission and wishing to be heard will be given that opportunity before a meeting of the Submissions Hearing Panel to be held at a time and location to be advised. Submissions must be addressed to Manager, Corporate Strategy and Property Management, Greater Geelong City Council, PO Box 104, Geelong VIC 3220. All submissions will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Act. Copies of written submissions may be made available to others having an interest in the proposed sale.

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Diagram: Herne Street, Manifold Heights

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ONLINE COMMUNITY DIRECTORY

GEELONG IS TOY TOWN!

An online listing of community groups and clubs in the Geelong region is now accessible on the City’s website.

Don’t miss the fantastic Toys: Science at Play exhibition on show now at the National Wool Museum.

Go to www.geelongaustralia.com.au to search for an organisation or to check if yours is listed. Log on to update the contact details and services of your community group. It’s free!

Satisfy the kid in everyone as you discover the science behind the toys in this highly interactive exhibition, on loan from Scienceworks in Melbourne. There are puppets, flying toys, mobiles, hula hoops and a huge range of colourful displays and hands-on activities in this exhibition for all the family.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

BY ANDREW MATHIESON ALIVIA Bell is one of the silent angels. Close family and even little kinder classmates can see it in her eyes. Since a rare genetic disorder left her unable to walk or talk, they say she looks deep in their souls to their thoughts. For mum Fiona, words and actions are not needed to convey their close bond. “Little girls with Rett syndrome, it’s in their eyes – they’re called silent angels,” Ms Bell said. “They usually have beautiful clear faces and big, clear eyes. It’s almost like she turns and looks inside into your brain. “It’s like she just knows.” The six-year-old is far from suffering in silence. She is surrounded by too much love at her Geelong West Kindergarten to be unhappy. “She has a beautiful smile and she just loves cuddles,” Ms Bell said. “Most of the kinder kids will wait in line and have a cuddle with Livvy most days.” Ms Bell said students as young as three had learned to make eye contact to communicate with Alivia, who was unable even to move her hands. With decreased bone density pre-

venting her from finding balance, a special chair was developed so she could move around her classroom. Ms Bell’s high praise earned the kindergarten a Gateways Support Services award for outstanding achievements in positive inclusion of children with disabilities and additional needs. She described the staff as “a step ahead” in recognising Alivia’s needs. “It’s just been the greatest gift to our family,” Ms Bell said. “We’ve just had this weight come off our shoulders because it’s really stressful when you have a child with severe disabilities and possible medical issues that can be life-threatening.” Ms Bell remembered how her “perfect baby” was born with a big smile. Then she noticed on Alivia’s first birthday that she wasn’t playing with her toys. Two years of confounded specialists followed before a series of blood tests revealed Alivia’s condition. “There is no cure and no treatment,” Ms Bell said. Doctors had told the family to brace for a short life and difficulties in Alivia’s teens. Sufferers usually lived until at least 20 and “sometimes up to 30 to 40,” Ms Bell said.

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Advice to ‘forgo presents’ PARENTS should consider forgoing presents for each other to help their families avoid a Christmas debt hangover, according to a Geelong welfare agency. Bethany Family Support chief Grant Boyd said giving “DIY presents” and “time vouchers” such as a weekend of free babysitting were

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News from Shell

Hairs apparent: Brad Smith, Tim Sheridan, Adam Zelley, Sean O’Callaghan, Matt Cleary, Daniel Smith and Peter Temple show off their fundraising beards. Picture: Tommy Ritchie 57937

EMPLOYEE GRANTS COMMITTEE DONATES THOUSANDS TO LOCAL COMMUNITY IN 2010 In 2010, Shell’s Employee Community Grants Committee donated a total of $45,000 for local community projects in the northern suburbs.

Serving of beards in bid to raise $100,000 BY ERIN PEARSON SEVEN Geelong men have swapped their modesty for money over the next three months as they itch and scratch toward a quarter of a million dollars for charity. Bradley Smith, Tim ‘Chops’ Sheridan, Matt Cleary, Sean O’Callaghan, Adam Zelley, Daniel Smith and Peter Temple have pledged to ditch their razors for 100 days to raise $100,000 for Leukaemia Foundation.

Mr Smith said the group of Wharf Shed restaurant workmates had already developed “impressive” beards after beginning their fundraiser on November 21. “We spoke to our boss, Peter, in July about the idea and although we’ll look disheveled throughout the summer months he was happy for us to do it,” Mr Smith said. The break-out of beards at the restaurant had intrigued diners. “One table thought the restaurant was

Shell Employee Community Grants Committee Chairman, Debbie Williams, said the committee was delighted with the high standard of applications received during the year.

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BY KIM WATERS BARWON Head’s traders are bracing for a second summer of frustration after the previous State Government failed to deliver its bridge project on time, according to a community representative. Barwon Heads Traders and Tourism Association vice-president Bernard Napthine said members were bracing for traffic snarls, lost trade and confused tourists. He labelled as “disappointing” a broken VicRoads promise to have works on the new Barwon Heads Bridge and pedestrian river crossing complete before summer. “It’s very disappointing that the pedestrian bridge hasn’t been able to be completed because it will result in difficulties with tourism over summer,” Mr Napthine said. “It’s also bad that the car parks aren’t back to normal for the summer influx. “Originally VicRoads promised the project would be finished for Christmas and would only affect us for one summer.” VicRoads announced last week that

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Amish when they came in and saw us all with long beards,” Mr Smith laughed. Mr Temple said the Wharf Shed was collecting $1 donations on top of meal sales and staff tips for the fundraiser until February 28 . The tally was now around $16,000, he said. “What if our $100,000 is the $100,000 that gets us over the line and finds a cure?” Mr Temple pondered.

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contractor McConnell Dowell would complete “configuration works” on the pedestrian bridge in early February. Howeve works on a pedestrian plaza, a boardwalk and car parks would stretch out to May, VicRoads said. Mr Napthine expected the unfinished pedestrian bridge to affect fishing opportunities popular with tourists over summer holidays. “Fishing is always a very popular activity down here and this delay is really disappointing for the kids who often fish off the bridge. “It will be awkward for tourists and residents. It could mean a lot more frustrated people that do come down and instead of enjoying their experience there may be those who find it less than pleasurable.” VicRoads regional director Robin Miles said the road bridge had been delivered “on time and on budget”. “The pedestrian bridge is undergoing final decking and cladding which will be completed in February 2011,” he said. “The final packages of work including the pedestrian plaza, boardwalk and car park are on track with completion expected in May.”

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Hopping in to help schoolies FOR YOUTH pastor Mark Gellie, preaching his gospel comes in many forms. Sometimes it’s a sermon standing in front of Christian parishioners. At others it’s barking out team tactics in a footy locker room. And for two weeks a year, handfuls of red frog lollies seem to work wonders. Mark is the leader of the Red Frogs program behind the chewy raspberry favourites keeping thousands of infamous schoolies on the straight and narrow at Lorne and Torquay in the past nine years. More than 250 kilos of the freebies have been transported on pallets to the coast every year since the manufacturer jumped on board the program. “The red frogs idea was just an icebreaker with the schoolies,” Mark reveals. “Handing them out actually helped when we first started but now we’re pretty much recognised around the place. We can now just rock into schoolies par-

Local Legends ANDREW MATHIESON ties and people no longer ask who we are.” A chance meeting at Barrabool Hills Baptist Church in 2001 inspired the then-young uni student to join the Red Frogs program. Mark tells how a concerned helper walked into a Gold Coast corner store, rolled out several notes from his wallet and bought an entire large box of the frogs. He then offered the sweet treats to a group of schoolies partying on a balcony in exchange for an ear and some words of advice. Since then the Red Frog Schoolies Chaplaincy has grown to more than 100 volunteers patrolling Surf Coast beaches, pubs and motel rooms to prevent excessive drinking, drug overdoses, unwanted sex-

Helping handfuls: Mark Gellie with the tools of his trade. Picture: Tommy Ritchie 57981 ual advances and violence. “To be honest, the schoolies have always reacted well to us,” Mark says. “Our guys are now there to cook pancakes and also hand out the frogs. “I mean, everyone loves free stuff.”

The volunteers tried handing out soft chocolates, hard-boiled lollies, even green frogs but nothing – except perhaps Mark – connected with teens like red frogs. He takes time to speak to nearly all students at Geelong schools before the end-of-year celebrations, giving them warnings to

look after their mates, keep room bonds, drink heaps of water and respect the community. “One of the roles we play really well is just putting positive role models in environments where risky behaviour can cause damage,” he says. As a typical alpha young male, Mark experienced all the highs and lows of adolescence. But he can recall the moment of clarity in his life when he quit his stable PE teaching job and joined Barrabool Hills Baptist Church. “I was always around that footy lifestyle and lived that lifestyle pretty hard,” Mark explains. “At 23 or 24 I arrived as a young dad and I saw the damage to a lot of people of my age and the path they were going down, so I decided to make a decision to really get my life right and make some better choices. “Some of the decisions I made in the past weren’t wise.” An unwanted legacy out of his control was the family’s dodgy knees. His dad, Graham Gellie, coached St Kilda for two and a half

seasons in the mid-1980s after being forced to retire aged 28 after just 33 league games in six seasons. As the 1978 club best and fairest winner in his debut season, Graham’s courage was only matched by pain. His career was cut short by no less than 12 knee operations. Mark, through gritted teeth, bares the same scars. “It’s hereditary, I think,” he broods. “I’ve only had three knee reconstructions. “Obviously it’s a genetic thing.” But after playing his last footy game at 26, Mark is wise beyond his years. The 33-year-old coached Geelong Falcons’ under-15s for four years, was its under-18s runner and now works with Geelong’s VFL side. “I felt a real calling to be a role model for others,” he says. “You have that in football clubs because, for me, football clubs can be a fantastic place for young men, but so is the church.”

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TORY Sorensen’s letter (Independent, December 3) reflected a widening objection in the community to “religious education” in public secular schools, in particular its indoctrination of Christian theology into children while non-Christian kids suffer the loss of valuable learning time and discrimination against them by religious children and teachers. The religious preaching in public schools contravenes the separation of church and state, a hard-won principle of our society, as Ms Sorensen suggested. That is not to say that religion is not a useful subject. Anthropology shows us how primitive societies invented gods and spirits to explain natural phenomena in a pre-scientific age, creation myths recorded in sacred texts are still honoured beyond their use-by date and history shows the power of religion to chain peoples obediently to the will of priests and kings. But the dark age of religious superstition in western society was dispelled by the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment two centuries ago. If our kids are ever to be educated on life in a world free of supernatural pretence, the fairies must be banished from the bottom of the playground. Tim Saclier Leopold

ROB WALLIS (Letters, December 3) raised the popular chestnut of so-called Big Oil funding climate change denial. However, if one wishes to play follow-the-money, one should be prepared for the realities. Greenpeace claims that around $12 million in funding from fossil fuel industries goes to institutions apparently guilty of disseminating climate change scepticism. Leading UK climate activist George Monbiot can only provide evidence of $3.5 million raised for the “denial industry”. First, even double those numbers would be insignificant. Secondly, fossil fuel companies actually profit from climate change alarmism. The largest carbon-trading recipient in the UK is British Petroleum. One private company individually received $1 billion from the EU’s carbon credits scheme, a $120 billion taxpayer-funded pool. Over $93 billion has been poured into climate change research, activism and green-energy interests. Countless special interests are lavished with this unearned money. The infamous CRU received over $19 million. Ironically, it solicited funding from oil giants, as evidenced when their email scandal was uncovered.

Accusing climate change sceptics of being corrupted by money is the pot overwhelmingly calling the kettle black. We are told to accept “consensus”. Consensus has nothing to do with scientific discovery and everything to do with politics. Mr Wallis regards “neo-con free-marketeer bosses” as inherently evil. He should research the evil committed by governments hungry for other people’s money. Patrick Atherton Lara

Care for communities NEVER in the history of the Liberal and Labor parties has there been such a lack of insight and an almost total absence of generosity of spirit. Both parties are aware that in 1973 there arose in communities around Victoria a campaign by parents for community-based, parent-run child care centres. The centres were successful but because they were almost costless and independent of government agencies and because of the threat of competition they posed to commercial child care both parties were happy to get rid of them. First Labor offered funding to the parents then forced the centres to become legal entities rather than operate under the umbrella of the Health

Department. Then came the threats to withdraw funding, with the excuse being there was not enough money to go around. Those community houses were the answer to the dilemmas we faced today. Parents were given respite without the stigma of charity and were in control of their special needs from the day baby arrived home from hospital. Had the community houses been encouraged all those years ago we would by now have happy homes and creative, community minded, responsible families. It’s not too late to offer to rent out governmentowned homes and facilities for parents and citizens to begin the fairly simple and straightforward task of caring for their own communities and especially their children. June Ryan Corio

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Water safety call ahead of holidays LIFESAVERS have used the lead-up to summer holidays to urge Geelong region parents to ensure their children have “strong� swimming skills. Royal Life Saving Society Australia issued the plea after new figures revealed that boys comprise 80 per cent of drowning deaths among Australian children aged five to 14. Society chief executive officer Rob Bradley said the figures were “of grave concern� as thousands of children completed primary school this year with “virtually no ability to swim�. Mr Bradley called the rate of children without swimming skills a “ticking time bomb�. Australian drowning deaths were also at their highest at any time in the past seven years, with 314 recorded last year. “There’s been an overall increase of 20 per cent in two years,� Mr Bradley said. “Thousands of Australian school children are now going through primary schools learning little or no water safety skills. Parents make a false assumption that secondary schools will fill this gap.� Mr Bradley called for a “greater focus� on swimming and water safety skills.

VOLUNTEERS – Retail volunteers needed for Red Cross stores. Enquiries 1800 339 888. EXHIBITION – Barwon Grange Christmas Exhibition by Geelong Artisans Group at 25 Fernleigh St, Newtown. Saturday and Wednesday 10am-1pm. Sunday 1-4pm. Runs to December 29. Enquiries 5221 3906. EXHIBITIONS – Geelong Gallery hosts exhibitions: Urban wildland interface – Anthony Altman until Sunday; Reflections of the Lotus, Thai ceramics until January 30. Gallery open 10am-5pm except Sundays. Enquiries 5229 3645. EXHIBITION – Barwon Grange Christmas exhibition 10am-1pm Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1-4pm Sundays at 25 Fernleigh St, Newtown. Cost $5 adults, $4 concession, $3 children, $12 families. SOCIAL – The Bellarine and Geelong social group seeks men and women whether single, partnered or with or without children to enjoy dining out, trivia, movie/theatre nights, bowling, bands, adventure golf, walks etcetera. Enquiries, more information at www.meetup.com/bellarine-geelongsocial-group or email bellgees@gmail.com. NEW – People interested in tarantulas and arachnids wanted to form an interest group. Enq. 5243 4790.

Friday Safety: Swimming skills are essential for Australian children, according to lifesavers.

SALVOS – The Salvation Army hosts cuppa and chat for women living alone 1.30-3pm at 92 Cox Rd, Corio. Enquiries 5275 7771.

Saturday DANCE – Ballroom dancing 8pm-11.30pm at The Ballroom, Bay View Pde, Hamlyn Heights. Cost $7. Also Monday 8-11pm. Enquiries 5229 3785 or 5248 8702. MARKET – Barwon Heads community market 9am-1pm at cnr Hitchcock Ave and Ozone Rd, Barwon Heads. Enquiries 0402 642 357. DANCE – Ballroom dancing 8pm-12midnight at Freshwater Creek Hall. Cost $8. Enq.5264 5169. DANCE – Parents without Partners meets 8pm at Vines Road Community Centre. All welcome. Enquiries 5277 0281.

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Sunday MUSIC – Traditional old-style country music concert 1-5.30pm at CWA Hall, Rae St, Colac. Cost $5. Enquiries 5231 3355. CAROLS – Service of lessons and carols 37.30pm at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Latrobe Tce, Geelong. MARKET – Torquay Cowrie Market 10am-3pm on Torquay foreshore between Gilbert and Anderson Sts. Enquiries cowriemarket@yahoo.com.au

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Friday SALVOS – The Salvation Army hosts cuppa and chat for men living alone 1.30-3pm at 92 Cox Rd, Corio. Enquiries 5275 7771.

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Gallery of animation BY ERIN PEARSON FROM the silver screen to a worldwide tour, Adam Elliot’s latest plasticine production has finally landed in Geelong. Stopping at Geelong Gallery during summer, Mary and Max: The Exhibition explores the processes behind the Australian’s cinema animation. The exhibition features thousands of items created for the film alongside imagery from the finished work. Promoters said patrons can see the “imagination, ingenuity and painstaking work” that goes into a 92-minute, stop-motion animation project like Mary and Max. Items on display include character models, sets, props, conceptual sketches and storyboards along with clips from the film and time-lapse sequences showing animators at work. Similar to Elliot’s previous works, Mary and Max chronicles simultaneous life stories of two contrasting personalities, in this case pen pals on different continents over two decades. Mary Dinkle is a chubby, lonely eight-year-old in Melbourne’s suburbs, while Max Horowitz is an obese, 44-year-old New York Jew with Asperger’s syndrome. Elliot said making the film took five years.

“The diversity and complexity of the sets for Mary and Max was extreme. Everything from a desert island to a chocolate heaven needed to be made,” he said. “The New York skyline set was the biggest and most time-consuming and took two months to complete by the art department crew of 20 people, so it’s nice to be able to lift the veil on the whole process for Victorian audiences.” Elliot navigated an intriguing road to stardom. He was raised on an outback shrimp farm with his retired acrobatic clown father, hairdresser mother and three siblings. Elliot was born with a tremor, which he has described as his “chunkywonky” characteristic. After leaving high school he spent five years hand-painting T-shirts at a craft market before arriving at Victorian College of the Arts in 1996 to study animation. He later won the academy award for Harvie Krumpet, which in 2003 was named as one of Annecy International Animation Festival’s top 100 animated films of all time. Mary and Max: The Exhibition will be at Geelong Gallery until February 13.

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5:00 Rage (PG) 6:30 Childrenʼs Programs 9:00 Surfing The Menu: Marlborough, New Zealand [s] 9:30 Mountain With Griff Rhys Jones: The Lake District [s] 10:30 Beachcomber Cottage [s] 11:30 Songs Of Praise 12:00 Best Of Landline [s] 1:00 Best Of Gardening Australia [s] 1:30 Message Stick 2:00 Travel Oz [s] 2:30 Why Ancient Egypt Fell [s] 3:30 The Whitlams And The Sydney Symphony Orchestra [s] 5:00 Barockstar: George Frideric Handel [s] 6:00 My Family: Ho Ho No (PG) [s] 7:00 ABC News [s] 7:30 The Best Of Mr Bean [s] 8:30 Midsomer Murders: Ghosts Of Christmas Past (M v) [s] 10:10 The Private Life Of A Christmas Masterpiece: The Mystic Nativity [s] 11:00 The Armstrong & Miller Show (M s) 11:30 Movie: “Bush Christmas” (PG) (ʼ83) Stars: Nicole Kidman & John Howard 1:00 Movie: “Holiday Inn” (G) (ʼ41) Stars: Bing Crosby & Fred Astaire 2:45 Movie: “Mexican Spitfireʼs Baby” (PG) (ʼ41) Stars: Lupe Velez & Leon Errol 6:00 Childrenʼs Programs 7:00 Weekend Sunrise 10:00 Kochieʼs Business Builders [s] 10:30 Rolex Spirit Of Yachting 11:00 Childrenʼs Programs 3:30 Home Improvement [s] 4:00 2010 Variety Bash 5:00 Focus On Christmas – Experiencing all the new, fun attractions for summer. 5:30 Coxyʼs Big Break 6:00 Seven News [s] 6:30 The Vicar Of Dibley - Special (PG) [s] 7:30 Border Patrol (PG) [s] 8:00 Coastwatch (PG) [s] – Thereʼs a hidden snapper at an Auckland wharf. 8:30 Bones: The Skull In The Sculpture (M) [s] 9:30 Castle: A Deadly Game (M) [s] – Castle and Beckett investigate what appears to be the assassination of an intelligence operative. 10:30 Crimes That Shook The World: The Phoenix Strangler (M) [s] 11:30 The First 48: Silenced (M) 12:30 Alan Sugar: The Apprentice (M) 2:00 Home Shopping 3:00 NBC Meet The Press [s] 4:00 NBC Today [s] 6:00 Red Boots For Christmas 6:30 Dora The Explorer 7:00 Weekend Today 10:00 Cybershack (PG) 10:30 IGA Lord Mayors Carols In The City 12:00 Surfsport: Just Add Water 1:00 The Ashes 3rd Test Cricket: Australia v England - Day 4 *Live 3:30 The Cricket Show *Live* 4:00 The Ashes 3rd Test Cricket: Australia v England - Day 4 *Live* – from the WACA. 6:00 National News Sunday [s] 6:30 The Ashes 3rd Test Cricket: Australia v England - Day 4 *Live* – from the WACA. 8:30 The Mentalist: Red Brick And Ivy (M) 9:30 Chase: Paranoia (M v) 10:30 Without A Trace: Daylight (M) [s] 11:30 Primetime: Family Secrets: House of Hate (M a) 12:25 Movie: “Hunger Point” (M a,d) (ʼ03)Stars: Barbara Hershey & Susan May Pratt 2:15 Music Special (PG) 2:30 Guthy Renker Australia 3:30 Danoz 4:00 Good Morning America [s] 5:00 Early Morning News 6:00 Religious Programs 7:00 Animalia [s] 7:30 Totally Wild [s] 8:00 Fishinʼ Trip 8:30 The Hit Rater.Com 9:00 The Benchwarmers Oz Made 10:00 Hit List TV (PG s,a,l) 12:00 Escape With ET 1:00 Australian Rally Championship -Season Review 2:00 Ironman: Kelloggʼs Nutri-grain Series *Live* – From Coolum, QLD. 5:00 TEN News At Five [s] 5:30 Sports Tonight [s] 6:00 The Simpsons (PG) 6:30 Program To Be Advised 7:00 Rules Of Engagement: Voluntary Commitment / Rug Of War 7:30 Modern Family: Benched (PG) [s] 8:00 The Simpsons (PG) 8:30 Sunday Movie: “Inside Man” (M v,l,a) (ʼ06) Stars: Denzel Washington & Clive Owen 11:05 Late Movie: “American Pie” (MA15+ s,l,n) (ʼ99) Stars: Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Natasha Lyonne & Mena Suvari 12:55 Video Hits Up-Late 1:00 Infomercials (PG) 5:00 Weatherwatch & Music 6:35 Worldwatch 10:30 UEFA Europa League Highlights 11:00 Les Murrayʼs Football Feature 12:00 FIFA Futbol Mundial 12:30 Speedweek [s] 2:00 Celtic Woman: Songs from the Heart 3:00 Mythbusters [s] 4:50 Short: Chicken of God 5:00 Cycling Central 6:00 Thalassa: Burmese Birds Nests [s] 6:30 World News Australia [s] 7:30 Who Do You Think You Are? Shane Bourne (PG) [s] 8:30 Secrets of the Human Body: Kuru: The Science and the Sorcery (M) [s] – What prompts a young Australian medical student to move his family to the remote jungles of Papua New Guinea? 9:30 Warriors: Cortes (MA15+v) [s] – In 1519 the Spanish adventurer Hernan Cortes is supposed to have taken on the mighty Aztec empire with a handful of soldiers and sixteen horses. 10:30 Action Adventure Movie: “Fanfan la Tulipe” (M v,n) (ʼ03) – A remake of the classic 1952 French film of the same name. (In French) 12:15 Drama Movie: “Ashura” (MA15+s,v,h) (ʼ05) (In Japanese) 2:25 Weatherwatch Overnight

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Auto, Climate Controlled A/C, P/S, Cruise, ABS, Alloys, Velour Trim, P/Windows, Charcoal Duco. ULB-687

04 FORD BA XL TRADESMAN TRAY

$46.69pw

Every Possible Extra, 4 Cylinder Auto, Silver Duco. TWR-135

$30.03pw

5

ALLOY TRAY

$13,551.90 DRIVEAWAY

$8,351.90 DRIVEAWAY

4 Cylinder, Auto, A/C, P/S, ABS. QYC-546

4

04 TOYOTA COROLLA ASCENT HATCH

$36.69pw

$30.02pw

Auto, A/C, P/S, CD, Remote Locking. QFG-588

07 FORD XR6 MKII BF UTE ONLY 58,000 KMS

8 SEATER

WAS $22,941.90 $20,831.90 DRIVEAWAY

$70.03pw

$21,871.90 DRIVEAWAY

$76.69pw

Full Leather Trim, Factory Sunroof, Auto, Climate Control, Auto, A/C, P/S, Sunroof, ABS, Cruise, Alloys, Leather Trim, Auto, A/C, P/S, P/Windows, ABS, 8 Seater, Alloys, Dual 1 Owner, Auto, A/C, P/S, Tonneau Cover, Rear Sports 19 129,000 Kms, 7 Seater. RCT-579 20 Fuel. WRO-790 21 Bars, Tint, New Car Warranty. UZT-615 ABS, Cruise, Dual Airbags, 16" Alloys. TFU-989

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PAYMENTS BASED ON 60 MONTHS WITH 35% DEPOSIT EXCLUDING ON ROAD COSTS @ 11.95% T.A.P. TOTAL REPAYMENTS 1. $35,154. 2. $19,939. 3. $14,739. 4. $13,873. 5. $13,873. 6. $13,873. 7. $13,007. 8. $13,873. 9. $13,007. 10. $13,007. 11. $13,007. 12. $12,139. 13. $10,839. 14. $9,107. 15. $9,539. 16. $11,273. 17. $11,273. 18. $10,405. 19. $9,973. 20. $7,373. 21. $8,239. 22. $8,673. 23. $7,373. 24. $6,942. 25. $6,942. 26. $3,473. 27. $4,773 28. $6,073. 29. $5,207. 30. $21,289.

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Ltr 55..7 Ltr 5.7 se, ABS, Alloys, ise ruiis ru Cru s,, C bbaagggs, Airba Air C Player, Only CD 1126,044 Kms, 5.7 Ltr V8. RTM-897

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$14,500 DRIVEAWAY

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2002 BARINA 5 DOOR HATCH

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DRIVEAWAY

$16,000

Auto, A,C, P/S. RPW-665

1979 TOYOTA HIACE POP-TOP CAMPER

DRIVEAWAY

$11,000

1999 HONDA CRV WAGON

5 Sp Speed, A/C, P/S. SSQ-751 SSQ-

DRIVEAWAY

$8,000

1999 HOLDEN VECTRA GL SEDAN

4 SPEED

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$8,000

5 Door, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S. PRC-976

2003 HOLDEN RODEO

DRIVEAWAY

$12,000

1988 MERCEDES BENZ 190E 5 SPEED

Auto, A/C,P/S, 1 Owner. PKT-071

DRIVEAWAY

$9,000

2003 MITSUBISHI LANCER SEDAN LONG REGO

AUTO

AUTO 5 Speed, P/S, Mod Kms, Canopy. SJL-591

DRIVEAWAY

$14,000

1997 MAGNA EXECUTIVE SEDAN

Auto A/C, P/S, Local. Auto, DJN-932 DJN-

DRIVEAWAY

$7,000

2008 NISSAN MICRA 5 DOOR HATCH

Auto, A/C, P/S, Long Reg. YBI-615

DRIVEAWAY

$11,000

2002 ASTRA SEDAN

LONG REGO

AUTO

AUTO

AUTO Auto, A/C, P/S, Local. WZN-729

DRIVEAWAY

$5,000

Auto, A/C, P/S, long Reg. WPU-978

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Auto, A/C, P/S, Alloys, 60,000 Kms. RMW-410

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LARGE VARIETY OF MAKES & MODELS - Wagon Wagons, ns, Se Sedans, Utes, Autos & Manuals - LOTS OF LOW W KM M VEHICLES. ALL PRICES ARE DRIVEAWAY! SELECTED QUALITY HOLDENS 2001 VU COMMODORE S UTE, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S, 6 Cyl, Alloys. TVR-966 2006 VZ COMMODORE ACCLAIM SEDAN, Auto, A/C, P/S, Local. UAE-744 2007 VE COMMODORE OMEGA SEDAN, Auto, A/C, P/S. WCL-084 2002 ASTRA SEDAN, Auto, A/C, P/S, Alloys, 60,000 Kms. RMW-410 2002 VX COMMODORE EQUIPE WAGON, Auto, A/C, P/S. RPW-665 1999 VECTRA GL SEDAN, Auto, A/C,P/S, 1 Owner, Mod Kms. PKT-071 2000 VX COMMODORE EXECUTIVE SEDAN, Auto, A/C, P/S. RZG-828 1999 ASTRA CD HATCH, Auto, A/C, P/S, 5 Door, Service Books. WSN-609 2004 BARINA XC HATCH SXi, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S. STG-880 2002 BARINA 5 DOOR HATCH, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S. SSQ-751

SELECTED QUALITY CARS $16,000 $14,000 $14,000 $12,000 $11,000 $10,000 $9,000 $9,000 $8,500 $8,000

SELECTED QUALITY FORDS 2006 FOCUS LS HATCH, 1 Owner, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S, Local. UCU-799

$15,000

2004 BA XT FALCON SEDAN, Auto, A/C, P/S. STZ-018

$11,000

1997 SV FORD PROBE COUPE, V6 5 Speed, Mod Kms. OKG-224

$10,000

WAGONS 1999 HONDA CRV WAGON, 5 Door, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S. PRC-976

$12,000

2002 HOLDEN VX COMMODORE EQUIPE WAGON, Auto, A/C, P/S. RPW-665

$11,000

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$5,000

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2008 NISSAN TIIDA SEDAN, 6 Speed, A/C, P/S, 12,000 Kms. WLR-397 $15,000 2010 SUZUKI A.P.V. VAN, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S, 1,600 Kms Only. XWI-728 $17,000 $16,000 2006 TOYOTA COROLLA ASCENT SEDAN, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S, 1 Owner. UFW-559 $14,000 2001 VU COMMODORE S UTE, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S, 6 Cyl, Alloys. TVR-966 $14,000 1999 HONDA CRV WAGON, 5 Door, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S. PRC-976 $12,000 2003 HOLDEN RODEO CREWCAB, 5 Speed, P/S, Mod Kms, Canopy. SJL-591 2000 HYUNDAI GRANDEUR XG SEDAN, V6 Auto, A/C, P/S. WDN-756 $9,000 DELIVERY VAN 2003 DAEWOO LACETTI SX SEDAN, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S, Service Books. STG-981 $8,000 2010 SUZUKI A.P.V. VAN, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S, As New, 1,600 Kms Only. XWI-728 $17,000 2002 HYUNDAI ACCENT HATCH, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S. RJV-612 $7,000 4X4 1999 MAZDA METRO WAGON, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S, Local. PNB-322 $5,000 2001 HOLDEN RODEO SPORTS DUAL CAB, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S. RDS-145 $14,000 1994 HONDA CIVIC COUPE, 5 Speed, Mod Kms, P/S. FJP-678 $5,000 1999 HONDA CRV WAGON, 5 Door, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S. PRC-976 $12,000 1997 MAGNA EXEC SEDAN, Auto, A/C, P/S, Local. WZN-729 $5,000 1999 NISSAN TERRANO WAGON, 5 Speed, 7 Seater, A/C, P/S, 4 Cylinder. PLQ-401 $9,000

FOUR CYLINDER AUTOMATICS 2007 NISSAN TIIDA HATCH, Auto, A/C, P/S, Books. WJK-031 $16,000 2002 SUBARU LIBERTY GX SEDAN, Auto, A/C, P/S, Service Books. RGP-060 $12,000 2002 HOLDEN ASTRA SEDAN, Auto, A/C, P/S, Alloys, 60,000 Kms. RMW-410 $12,000 2008 NISSAN MICRA 5 DOOR HATCH, Auto, A/C, P/S, long Reg. WPU-978 $12,000 2003 MITSUBISHI LANCER SEDAN, Auto, A/C, P/S, Long Reg. YBI-615 $11,000 2001 HOLDEN BARINA CITY HATCH 5DR, Auto, A/C, P/S, 1 Owner. QXK-214 $11,000 2003 TOYOTA ECHO 3 DOOR HATCH, Auto, A/C, P/S. SLH-046 $10,000 1999 HOLDEN VECTRA GL SEDAN, Auto, A/C,P/S, 1 Owner, Mod Kms. PKT-071 $9,000 1999 HOLDEN ASTRA CD HATCH, Auto, A/C, P/S, 5 Door, Service Books. WSN-609 $9,000 1999 HOLDEN JS VECTRA HATCH, Auto, A/C, P/S, Alloys. PKT-872 $8,000 1999 MAZDA METRO WAGON, Auto, A/C, P/S, Mod Kms. PJP-758 $7,000 1995 HYUNDAI EXCEL HATCH, Auto, A/C, Low Kms. NEF-001 $6,000 1995 TOYOTA COROLLA, 5 Door, Hatch, Auto, A/C, P/S, Local. RBP-723 $6,000 2000 HYUNDAI EXCEL 3 DOOR HATCH, Auto, A/C, P/S. QCJ-156 $5,000

PEOPLE MOVERS 2000 HYUNDAI TRAJET, Auto, 7 Seater, A/C, P/S, Local. QHR-336

$11,000

PRESTIGE 1996 BMW 318i SEDAN, Auto, A/C, P/S, Books. NUE-611 2000 HYUNDAI SONATA GRANDEUR XG, Auto, A/C, P/S. WON-756 1988 MERCEDES BENZ 190E, Auto, A/C, P/S, Local. DJN-932

$10,000 $9,000 $7,000

AS TRADED - NO RWC 1999 HOLDEN RODEO LX 4X4 TWINCAB, RXZ-727 2000 FORD AU FALCON UTILITY, Auto, A/C, P/S. XZQ-436 1988 FORD COURIER XTRACAB UTE 4X4, 5 Speed, A/C. QHH-405 1991 DAIHATSU APPLAUSE SEDAN, 5 Speed, A/C, P/S. TJB-568 1999 TF MITSUBISHI MAGNA SEDAN, Auto, V6, A/C, P/S. PKO-372 1984 TARAGO WAGON, 5 Speed 1989 FALCON EA S SEDAN, Auto. NIK-928 1981 VOLVO 244 DL SEDAN, Auto Rego. UXU-511

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The centre of Christmas food erving the freshest foods with plenty of smiles this Christmas is the secret ingredient for Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre’s fresh food specialty stores. With all shoppers’ delicious Christmas meal essentials in one convenient location, Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre delivers everything to make a spectacular Christmas table. Katos Catch of the Day has a sumptuous selection of fresh seafood available. Fresh prawns and oysters are in stock along with stunning seafood platters that can be pre-ordered to ease the stress of Christmas catering. Hosts can try baking a whole snapper, barbecuing swordfish steaks or frying up their own salt and pepper squid – whatever the recipe, shoppers can always ask the Katos team members for all their tips and tricks on cooking up a seafood storm this Christmas. For something traditional, Town & Country Quality Meats is also available at the shopping centre. “We stock the finest pork and hams available this Christmas including Otway Park free-range produce,” says owner Ray Fitzgerald. “And we prepare our very own range of seasoned sausages, homemade burgers, delicious shasliks and tender steak selections fresh daily. “We’ve got the lot when it comes to a true blue Aussie summer Christmas barbecue.” To complete any Christmas meal, the We Sell Chicken team has poultry galore. The selection includes free-range turkeys and a variety of tasty chicken fare. Shoppers can also choose from gourmet sausages, ham and cheese chicken fold-overs, korma curry stir-fry and classic mignons. “We pride ourselves on the freshest poultry and seasonings in town,” says owner Rob Benson. “ Be sure to get in early and order your Christmas turkey in advance or drop in and pick up one of our scrumptious rolled chicken roasts. “Our team has a world of cooking suggestions to make a master chef out of anyone.” Bakers Delight is also on hand for crusty fresh bread and luscious Christmas mince tarts, while Woolworths and Coles supermarkets are open until midnight seven days a week. This Christmas, all shoppers are spoiled for

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students and physical theatre participants who may be looking at a new career in the area of circus and acrobatic performing arts in the future. The programs are designed for people who want to train seriously, particularly in acrobatic balance and lifts, aerial silks, aerial hoops, static trapezes, contortion, handstand balancing, hula hoop, diablo, juggling, floor tumbling and more. The KidsPlace programs will run every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from January 4 to 27. More information is available by visiting www.kidsplace.com.au or emailing enquiries to info@kidsplace.com.au.

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“It’s something we are privileged to be able to do and share with people.” Skythrills also offers a DVD of each customer’s flight because Jeremy says standard cameras are hard to hold when they are six times their normal weight. Jeremy previously ran an aerobatic school in Perth as the chief flying instructor and pilot until establishing Skythrills six months ago. With 14 years of flying and numerous aerobatic titles to his name, Jeremy specialises in teaching aerobatics to pilots.

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with Alcoa, which was recently acknowledged at an Australian Business Arts Foundation Awards. Alcoa Point Henry HR business partner David Monahan attributed the success and longevity of the partnership to a shared vision of “providing Geelong people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities with access to the arts”. The new theatre season is overwhelmingly about great storytelling across nine incredible stories. The season begins with Love Letters, a story of enduring yet illfated love, starring two of Australia’s favourite performers, Ian Stenlake and Rachael Beck. Then follows Breast Wishes, an uplifting new Australian musical, tells of life, love, family and silicon. The comedy continues with Peter Houghton’s Commercial Farce, a new take on the magic of farce, a time-honoured tradition of the theatre. In Rainbow’s End the audience gains an insight into early ‘50s Australia as seen through the eyes of three generations of Koori women. Then two icons of Australian theatre, Nancye Hayes and Reg Livermore, take to the stage in the world premiere tour of TURNS, a

journey through the colourful and much-loved world of pantomime and follies. A gripping story of war and coming-of-age emerges in the new Australian play Capture the Flag by award-winning playwright and director Toby Schmitz. Then one of Australia’s most renowned storytellers, Joanna Murray-Smith returns to GPAC with The Gift, an intriguing insight into modern moral dilemmas. The season moves into the sporting arena with Krakouer, based on the lives of footballers Jimmy and Phil Krakouer. Closing the season will be Namatjira, the deeply moving story of Australian water colourist Albert Namatjira, whose beautiful paintings told important narratives about our nation. In addition to the theatre season program, GPAC is offering subscribers first option to experience opera at its best with Oz Opera’s La traviata, appearing for one show only in The Playhouse. Subscriptions for GPAC’s 2011 Alcoa Theatre Season are now on sale online at www.gpac.org.au, by phoning the box office on 5225 1200 or visiting 50 Little Malop St, Geelong.

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High performance Nissan BY ERIC BLAIR he Nissan 370Z is the most powerful Z convertible yet and returns the Japanese car to where it all started with the 240Z a high performance sports car which had a top speed of more than 190 km/h. The 370Z Roadster has an identical mechanical package to the 370Z coupe launched in May last year. But the roadster gets new 19-inch wheels which will come as a no-cost addition to the coupe, which has 18-inch wheels, from April this year. The roadster also gets a one-touch fast-folding lined roof for the first time. The deployment time for the roof is around 20 seconds. Around $70,000 puts one on the road, making it about a third of the price of a Porsche 911 cabriolet. While the Japanese sports car isn’t as fast or as refined as the German one, it isn’t far behind. However, the 370Z simply doesn’t have the same cachet as the 911 – and no amount of money can increase the image of any

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ten litres per hundred kilometres on the open road if it’s driven moderately, and 11 to 13 litres per hundred around town. To reduce weight the 370Z has an aluminium bonnet, doors and boot lid. This is in the A-pillars, the doors, boot opening and side sills. This body stiffening has resulted in negligible scuttle shake - the scourge of many convertibles even over rough roads. Handling is sharp and precise with plenty of feel through the steering wheel and the seat of the pants. This Nissan sports is strictly a two-seater, the purest form of sports car. The interior has ample space for the fortunate two, and there’s a reasonable amount of stowage space in the door pockets and the centre console, with small bins behind the seats that can cope with handbags, camera cases and the like. The 370 Z roadster returns to the Z ethos and could well earn its own nickname as the ‘poor man’s Porsche’.

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BMW, 523i, 1998, auto, 2.3L, prestige, black, sunroof, leather interior. TYC-057. $16,900 . 0412 844 217.

BMW, 535, 1988, silver, auto, sun roof, leather interior, 163,000kms, GC, RWC, reg.10 months. XKP-610. $6,000. 0432 444 501.

FORD, Fairmont, EF, sedan, dual fuel, GC, lots of new things, NRX-883, $4,500. 0400 707 829. Breakwater. FORD, Falcon, BA-XT, 2003, sedan, dedicated gas, cruise control, auto, service history, RWC, 110,000 kms. SBO-116. $19,750. 0400 091 854.

FORD, Focus, auto, 2004, 5 door hatch, serviced, RWC, reg.12 months, 50,000kms. TGB-824. $17,500 ono. 5275-5839.

BMW, convertible, 1994, red/black leather 210,000kms. good order all round, XOE 403. Priced for quick sale. $12,000. 0407 345 253. Leopold. FORD, Futura, wagon, 2003, BA, dual fuel, cruise, ABS, alloys, SEL693, EC, 250,000kms, all highway. $8,950. 0402 213 397.

FORD, Futura, Au, EC, PS, AC, cruise, Tickford alloys, CD, auto, RWC, PFM-572, $4,850. 0408 299 286. Belmont.

DAEWOO, Nubira, SX wagon, 1999, white, auto, AC, PS, alloys, window tint, reg 07/11, RWC, TQU-806. $4,200. 0450 794 291. South Geelong.

FORD, Laser, 1997, sedan, manual, new clutch, reg 05/11. OGN321. As is $1,000. 0421 507 996. Bell Post Hill. FORD, Laser, 1997, sedan, manual, new clutch, reg 05/11. OGN321. As is $1,000. 0421 507 996. Bell Post Hill.

DATSUN, 1980, 1/2 tonne ute, great little classic, ULO-144, $3,500 as is or offer. 5278-4657. Bell Post Hill. FORD Festiva, 2000, white, 5 speed manual, AC, 138,000kms, RWC, TBK-790. $4,200. 0403 863 543. Corio. FORD, 1993, sedan, not registered, Vin no PAARS6SWPU71186, as is $800 ono. 0409 430 029. Bell Post Hill. FORD, 2000, Econovan, RWC, reg, VGC, AC, tinted windows, short wheel base, TJI-983. $4,900. 0431 919 527. Geelong West. FORD, 2003, 1 tonne tray, white, auto, tint, GC. SLW733. $12,500ono. 0432 154 099.

FORD, AU, C2R sedan, auto, twin air bags, alloys, tinted windows, RWC, AC, ABS, EC, must sell. TGO606. $9,000 ono. 0433 991 920.

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HOLDEN, HSV, Clubsport, VT, series 2, 5.7lt, white, auto, X-Force exhaust, 190,000kms, VGC. WTO632. $13,000 ono. 0459 111 244. Marshall.

HOLDEN, S, utility, 2001, VU, with SS, front mags, new tyres, lowered, hardtop, Alpine sound system, SOI-544, reg Nov 2011, $13,500 neg. 0419 327 406. Geelong.

HOLDEN, Statesman, VS, 1999, series 3, 3.8 ltr, EC, 115,700km, XUX-197, $9,999 ono. 0437 217 957. Grovedale. HOLDEN, Vectra, 2000, CD sedan, 4 cylinder auto, sun roof, alloys, AC, PS, 92,000kms, 12 months reg and RWC, VGC, QGA932, $7,400 ono, 0406 533 184. Drysdale.

DAEWOO, Nubira, 2002, 120,000kms, VGC, reg 04/11, RLP-150, $5,500. 0411 346 838. Marshall. DAIHATSU, Charade, 1996, 3 door, 1 lt, 5 speed, CD, RWC, GC, NXQ-687, $2,000 ono. 5278-2663. Geelong.

HOLDEN, HR 1967, ute, new paint, tyres, shockers, exhaust and tarp, VGC inside and out, 6 cyl, manual, reg, RWC, JRM302. $13,500ono. 0407 814 565, Corio. May consider swap.

HOLDEN, Jackaroo, 1982. PVR-305. As is $800 ono. 0448 907 623.

COMMODORE, Acclaim, VY, 2003, tinted windows, 17’’ alloys, PS, AC, cruise control, ABS, 143,000km, reg 05/11, RWC, SEA979, $10,000. 0402 924 654 or 5278-8652. Geelong West.

DAEWOO, Lanos, 1998, green, 180,000km, RWC, GC, great first car, eng no A15SMS180265B, $2,000 ono. 0437 882 330. Grovedale.

HOLDEN, Commodore Lumina VZ, 2006, sedan, immaculate, 15,000kms, tinted windows, leather interior, mag wheels/tyres, sports suspension, log books, fog-lights, rear sensors, RWC, reg 01/11, TVF-374. $20,900 negotiable. 5248-1378. Whittington.

FORD, Territory, TX, RWD, 11/2007, 32,000km, immaculate condition, full service history, tint, tow, cruise, driving lights, reverse sensors, ABS, DSC, WBL-387, $27,500 ono. Call Adam 0438 446 686. Highton. HOLDEN, Astra, CDX, black, 5 speed, 2005, one female owner from new, cruise, 6 stack CD, alloys, window tint, AC, very low kms, RWC supplied, EC, TIV-725, $12,000. 0407 365 647. Ocean Grove. HOLDEN, Astra, 2001, white, CD, auto, PS, AC, 146,000kms, electric, reg 01/2011, UHE-736, $8,700. 0405 105 360. Whittington. HOLDEN, Astra City, 2000, 165,000kms, AC, PS, CD, auto sedan. 10 months rego., blue, UNC309. $9,000 ono. GC. Sarah 0427 831 375. HOLDEN, Commodore, 1988 VL executive, going well, DIZ-351. $1,100ono. 0413 690 574. Newtown. HOLDEN, Commodore VZ, 2006, SV6, VGC, RWC, 100,000kms, TZZ778. $16,000. 0428 591 820. St Leonards. HOLDEN, Commodore VS ute, dual fuel, VGC, RWC, looks good, many extras, OTI-417. $6,800. 0429 030 555 for details. Indented Head.

HONDA, civic, 1998, 5 speed, manual, sunroof, AC, low kms, RWC, 12 month reg, CD player, SMB-148, $6,500 ono. 5278-7561. HONDA, CRV Sport, 2.4litre, auto, 05/2004, silver, sunroof, tow, CC, fog lights, fastidious owner, garaged, like new, 71,000kms, RWC, SVX833. $18,000. 0419 114 439. Bellarine. HONDA, Jazz, VTI, sport, 5 door, 1.5 lt, 7 speed mode, CVT auto, 10/2007, white, CC, AC, extras, one owner, garaged, EC, 20,000km, RWC, WMC855, $17,000 neg. 0458 591 000. Portarlington.

MAZDA, Astina, 1997, 4 door hatch, GC, 160,000kms, RWC, OTB200. $4,900. 0438 033 980. Belmont. MAZDA, hatchback, Metro 121 shades, manual, 1999, 93,000kms, AC, driver airbag, PS, RWC, very nice car. PHN-200. $5,850. 0458 590 796. Geelong. MAZDA, MPV, 1998, people mover, not registered, not running, vin no JMOLVIOE 200102080, $2,000. 52241931. Highton. MAZDA, SP20 Astina, auto, hatch, 2003, 61,000kms, EC, RWC, SBD-690, $12,500, 0418 522 887. Highton.

MAZDA, Tribute 4WD, 2004, 105,000kms, 6 x airbags, AC, CD, PS, CC, tinted windows, rear cargo barrier and more, RWC, lady owner, EC, long reg. TBN-265. $13,990. 0403 557 337. Newtown.

MERCEDES BENZ, 1981, 280 SE, classic, immaculate condition inside and out, eng. 11098722025323. $10,500 including RWC. Phone 0402 104 710. Geelong.

MERCEDES, A160, Elegance, auto, AC, leather, 9 months reg, 166,000kms, RWC, SHD641, $10,500. 0417 216 997. Norlane.

MITSUBISHI, Lancer, GLI, 2002, 1.8L, auto, silver, AC, PS, body kit, alloys, 118,000kms, 11 months reg, VGC, RWC, STM-967. $8,750 ono. 0403 163 849, 5248-2337. St Albans Park. MITSUBISHI, Colt 1985, sedan, unregistered, auto, EC, eng no P321t09581, 90,000 km, $1,000 ono. 03 5274-2051. Corio. NISSAN, 300 ZX, local delivery, targa top, 5 speed manual, EC, OA007. $10,500. 0409 532 375. Bell Park.

KIA, Rio, 2003, 5 speed, manual, hatchback, RWC, WQK-781, $5,800. 52614989. Torquay. MAGNA, Verada, 1993, auto, AC, CC, alloys, electric, sports kit, needs new motor, FIY-213. $1,800. 0430 078 170. MAZDA, 121, Metro shades,1999, manual, RWC, 12 months reg, 130,000kms, SNP-394. $4,500. 0423 952 696. Highton. MAZDA, 323, auto, hatch back, 1983, RWC, EC inside and out, genuine 75,000kms, amazing this car has only had 3 fastidious owners from new, great for student or first timer. BXF-733. $2,600. 0402 681 519. Ocean Grove.

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NISSAN, Patrol, Ti, 1992, manual, U.L.P., fuel injected, leather, 7 seater, 196,000kms, reg 6/11, AC, towbar, electronic brake control, EC, service history, garaged, EUU269, $12,000ono. Clifton Springs. 0429 940 196.

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TOYOTA, Corolla, CSI, 1998, AC, manual, 180,000kms, reg 12/09, WSN-525. $5,900 with RWC, $5,490 without. 0422 446 784. TOYOTA, Corolla Ascent, 2003, manual, white, like new, only 60,600km, SAQ999, $10,500 ono. 0427 430 227. Highton. TOYOTA, Yaris, 2007 series, auto, 1.3L, 5 door, 15,400kms, EC. $17,200neg. UJO-829. 0401 737 591.

TRAIL BIKE, TDR pro, 125CC, brand new, still in box, 2010, alloy frame, upgrades, $700 ono. 0413 938 617 before 3pm. Herne Hill.

AUTO PARTS/ ACCESSORIES PAJERO REAR SEAT, 2000, onwards, rear seat, for seven seater, leather, as new, $1,900. 0409 954 600 or 5257-1489. St Leonards. TOW HITCH, and level bars, Hayman Reese, adjustable, rated 550kg, hardly used, $580. 0400 770 024. Lara.

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TENT AND TRAILER, designed for family camping, awnings, fridge, microwave, extras, $3,000 ono. 0400 076 178. Waurn Ponds. TOYOTA, Coaster camper, 1980, petrol/gas, V8, auto, ASF-474, $11,500 ono. 5250-2751.

CARAVANS AND TRAILERS CAMPER TRAILER, Double bed, heavy duty canvass, flyproof annexe, with extras. $3,000. 52753939. Norlane. CAMPERVAN, Windsor Sunwagon, 1982, new cushion covers, curtains, benches, large annexe, EC, $7,500. 0410 562 561. Leopold. CARAVAN, Franklin, 17 foot, 6 berth, GC, $3,600. 5276-1014, 0466 360 164. Lovely Banks. CARAVANS WANTED, anything considered. Phone 5248 6070.

TOYOTA, Landcruiser, 2000, camper, manual, SON-989, $39,990. 52771161 or 0400 771 163. Bell Park.

TRAILER, 6 x 4, steel, 13’’ wheels, includes spare, jockey and hubcaps, as new condition, $550 ono. 5259-2761. Portarlington. TRAILER, full tilt car trailer, 17’ fully enclosed with winch, EC. $6,200ono. 0418 565 041.

FORD, Transit, mobile home, auto, Holden V6 motor, dual fuel, reg 6/11, many extras, RWC, SHC594, $24,000. 5259-1222. Portarlington. IDYLLIC, Premier, new, 2010, 18’ 6’’, int full ensuite with separate shower and toilet, cafe lounge, queen island bed, full oven, low profile Igis, R/C, AC, roll out awning, 6’’ drawbar and 15’’ wheels, tunnell boot, direct from factory. Call Steven 0418 525 290. Highton. JAYCO, camper van, J series, brand new inside and out, plus annexe and flies, $10,000 ono. 0402 101 394. Portarlington. JAYCO, Freedom, poptop, 17’ 6’’, rollout awning, two singles, aluminium frame, immaculate condition, $16,000. 5243-1560 Belmont. JAYCO, Freedom, poptop, twin beds, awning, annexe, TV, radio, many extras, immaculate condition. $21,000. 5255-4368 or 5250-4142. Ocean Grove.

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TRAILERS, largest range, best prices, 1/56 Sun Street, Geelong. Phone 5248 6070. bigtrailerwarehouse.com.au VISCOUNT, 1990, 18 ft, roll out awning, annexe, 4 burner gas stove, rangehood, electric/gas fridge, electric brakes, dual axle, AC, GC, $16,500 ono. 5261-2455 or 0409 230 877. Torquay. VISCOUNT, 1986, poptop, island bed, new mattress, full oven, microwave, 12V lighting, $10,000 ono. 0400 707 829. Blackwater. WINDSOR, Streamline, 2001, 17’’ 6’ Poptop, domestic awning, rear double island bed, front kitchen, microwave, side divan, 3 way fridge, electric brakes, full Wyatt canvas annexe (door front and back), $20,500 ono. 0438 821 519 or 52821519. Lara. WINDSOR, `85’, 13 ft, poptop, 2 burner, oven, rangehood, 2 way fridge, microwave, front kitchen, rear 2 single beds, reg, awning and full annexe, GC for age, $3,800. 52417079. Grovedale.

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SERVICING GEELONG

FOR SALE

BRIDAL MATERIAL, Ivory imp. french lace 114cm x 84cm, ivory crepe 115cm x 5.5 metres, lining 115cm x 5.1 metres, burgundy chiffon 115cm x 14 metres, lining 115cm x 12 metres, $375. 52515090 Drysdale. BUNKS, solid timber, attractive, colonial design, baltic pine, EC, inner springs included, $300 ono. 5244-1930. Highton. CAGE, Canary breeding, 2 x 6 units, $85 the lot ono. 5277-9091. Bell Park. CHAINSAW, new in box, Baumr-AG-pro, 62 CC, 22 inch bar, great farm saw, warranty, retails for $895. Sell $275. 0449 594 226. CHAIR, recliner, fabric, soft Taupe colour, EC, as new, $250. 5250-4308 or 0417 381 398. Leopold. COAL BUCKET, 1940`s, brass, with tongs. $20. 5241-9310. Belmont. COFFEE TABLE, solid timber, unique carved pattern. $200 delivered. 0410 521 636. COLORBOND ROOFING/ FENCING, 1.8m (6ft) $9.50 each, zinc $8.50 each. 0421 523 490. COMMERCIAL fridge, as new, EC, suit cafe/club. $400. 0408 574 549. COMPUTER DESK, laminate with neutral tones, VGC. $150. 52456562. COMPUTER, P4, 20g HD, 256 RAM, WIN XP. $130. Phone 0409 345 128. COMPUTER, H.P. AMD, athlon, processor, 64 x 2, dual core 5200, 2.7ghz, 2gb ram, 2xdvdrw drives, 320 gb hd, 6 xusb, card slots, 22 inch monitor, keyboard, mouse, speakers, Windows Vista, $650. 0438 513 974. Clifton Springs. COUCH, 2 seater, 3 years old, floral, EC, $200. 52294886. South Geelong. COUCH, 3 seater, fabric, soft floral on ivory background, timber trim, EC, $350. 0409 417 028. Highton.

HEATER, Noroi, electric, white, portable, wall convector heater, VGC. $250. 5256-1655. Ocean Grove. INVESTIGATORS RFD DETECTOR, made in USA, including headset, $700, 0451 146 665. Bell Park.

If your item sells, contact us so we can cancel the advert. CURTAINS, pinch pleat, floral, full blockout, tracks included, EC, 2.42 W x 210 drop, 3.30 W x 2.25 drop, 3.4 W x 2.10 drop. $300 the lot. 0408 355 978. Belmont. CURTAINS, one set, deep cream, 2900 x 244, tracks included. Near new. $210. 0408 758 988, 5245-7118. CURTAINS, gold, triple pinch pleat, heavy block out, 2.1m drop, 4 x 1.4m wide, 2 x 0.7m wide, would suit theatre/lounge room. $200ono. 52515771. Clifton Springs. DEB DRESS, size 14, white tafetta, subtle dainty beadwork, lace-up back, worn once, immaculate condition, inspection will impress, dry-cleaned. Cost $500, sell $375. 5241-3789. DESK, as new, large, 3 drawers, many shelves, $120 ono. 0408 355 978. Belmont.

FLEXI TOOL MOTOR, complete. $400ono. 52419369, 0429 637 543. FREE DOG KENNEL, small to medium size, FC, long chain attached. 0447 494 827. Bell Park. FREEZER, small, runs well, GC. $40. 5275-3118. Corio.

DINING SETTING, 5 piece oval table, extends, VGC. $200 ono. 52754651. Corio. DINING TABLE, extends to 2760cm, 8 chairs, matching buffet and corner unit, E/C. $2,500. Phone. 0409 065 000. DOG KENNELS, (2), wooden rooftop, 128cm length, 84cm width, $130 the lot ono. 0425 732 591. DOORS, three 2.4m x 1.0m tinted mirror sliding wardrobe doors with tracks. $450. 5259-3594. DRESSER, pine, solid, high quality, $230. 52513882. Clifton Springs. DRIFTWOOD BENCH SEAT, solid construction, very unique. $250 delivered. 0410 521 636. ENTERTAINMENT UNIT, Ledlight, pine, large, and 80cm Sharp TV, both EC. $650. 0408 301 327.

COUCH, 3 seater, 1 year old, mushroom, microfibre, EC, $350. 5275-1780. Corio.

ENTERTAINMENT UNIT, large, 2m x 1.2m, and Sony 68cm TV, EC. $350ono. 0417 312 288.

COUCH, modern style, GC, optional matching recliner free. $45. 0425 794 644. Highton.

ENTERTAINMENT UNIT, corner unit, beech, GC. $49. 5243-7952. Grovedale.

COUCHES, One 2 seater, one 3 seater, Freedom, brand new, leather, beige. Just out of storage, unused, won’t fit in our new home. $2,700 the pair ono. 0400 287 518. Torquay.

FILING CABINETS, 4 drawer, showroom condition. $100. 0412 381 018. FITNESS, multicardio station, GC, $180. 5277-0512 or 0404 952 421.

LARGE PATIO PLANT, variegated, very hardy, $80. 5278-9961. Bell Post Hill. LEAP PAD, maths, include 6 games and pink/mauve carrier, EC. $50 ono. 0402 006 643.

LEG MAGIC, brand new in box, $50. 5272-1474, 0408 131 967. COLD ROOM / FREEZER CONDENSING UNIT, 18KW, Refrigerant R134a, VGC, ring for details. $1,000. 0434 995 307. Pakenham. FRIDGE, Fisher & Paykel, self-defrost, 442 litre, EC. $399ono. 5282-2919. Lara.

DESK, suit student, GC, $49. Phone 5243-0445. Wandana Heights.

DINING SETTING, 7 piece, wood, country style, GC, freezer, Kelvinator, large, upright, GC. $410 the lot. 5250-2211 Leopold.

KITTENS, free to good home, litter trained, 6 weeks old, 0434 123 532. Geelong.

FRIDGE, camping fridge, Finch, 3 way, 36L. $550. Phone (03) 5259-2763. Portarlington.

DESK, old wooden, 3 draws, 1 filing draw. $49. 5244-1947. Belmont.

DINING CHAIRS, x 6, upholstered, sturdy, teak. $225. 5259-3857. Portarlington.

KITCHEN TABLE, stained pine with 6 chairs, country style, VGC. $280. 0428 587 258. Highton.

FRIDGE, Harley Davidson, custom designed to suit your shed or bar, looks great, $1,950. Phone 5243-2889 Geelong. FRIDGE, Mistral, two door, no frost, small, suit one person or second fridge, $150. 5267-3051. Winchelsea. FRIDGE, Westinghouse, 310L, 2 door, frost free, under 2 years, mint condition, $450 or best offer. 0427 272 768. Grovedale. FRIDGE, Westinghouse, 250L, silver, near new. Paid $700, sell $380. 0400 504 607. Grovedale. FRIDGE/FREEZER, LG, double door, white, VGC. $500. 4202-0056 anytime and leave a message. Ocean Grove.

FRIDGES, FREEZERS, W/M AND DRYERS Sales and service. Cheapest and best in town. Cool Cats Refrigeration. 18 Gordon Avenue, Geelong West. 5229-6246. FURNITURE, lounge suite, 3 seater, 2 arm chairs, dining table (extension), chairs, VGC, $300. 5243-9347 Belmont. FURNITURE, dining table, extends, 6 chairs, 3 piece fabric lounge suite, 3 piece wall unit, coffee table, side table, GC. $1,500ono the lot. Anglesea. 5263-2725. FURNITURE, buffet and hutch, tub chair x 2, couch x 2 seater, queen size bed, single bed, entertainment unit, portable air conditioner. $860 or ono. 5277-0512 or 0404 952 421.

LIFT CHAIR, electric and mobility scooter. $500 for both. 5241-2232. Grovedale. LIGHTS, 1950`s, 1 large, amber pendant, 1 small pendant, EC. $190 the pair. 5241-9269. Belmont. LOUNGE SUITE, Victorian Jacobean, 3 piece, genuine rattan, original upholstery, GC. $3,500. 0428 526 565. LOUNGE SUITE, neutral colour, 2 plus 2.5 seater, VGC, suit any home/style. $250. 0413 311 170. North Shore. LOUNGE SUITE, Jason, dark brown velvet suite, 2 recliners with 2 seater sofa, with 3 position independent leg rest, EC, $750. 5259-3407. Portarlington. LOUNGE SUITE, European, scatter cushion style, 2.5 seater and 2 seater, solid wooden frame, must sell, GC. $350. 0423 192 784, 5241-9501, Marshall. LOUNGE SUITE, custom made, 3 seater couch, 2 arm chairs, quality fabric, abstract design, perfect condition. $600. 52436615. Highton. LOUNGE SUITE, Chesterfield, burgundy, leather, 3 seater couch, 2 wing backed chairs, VGC. $1,800. 9749-8629 Werribee. LOUNGE SUITE, Art/Deco, bargain, as new, solid timber frame, fully sprung cushions, 2 footstolls and arm covers. $1,200ono. 0415 045 038. LOUNGE SUITE, 3 seater couch, 2 chairs, beige lether, EC, $500. 0438 017 025. Highton. LOUNGE SUITE, 3 seater and 2 recliners, brand new this year, blue suede. $1,700 ono. 0403 902 003. Grovedale. MALVERN, Star, mountain bike, 21 gears, alloy wheels, very lttle use, EC, $150. 5253-2991. MATTRESSES, x 2 caravan, single, new. $40. 5275-3118. Corio. MICROWAVE, Panasonic, 750w, hardly used. $30. 0424 194 866. Highton.

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PINBALL, machine, Gottlieb, mid 1990’s, feature, excellent working order and condition, collectable. $3,500. 0434 955 947. PLANT SALE, from $1. Yucca, Liriope, Clivea, Formium, Flax, Tropicanna, Succulents, Cannalily. Drought tolerant. Open 7 days a week. 5275-4505. POOL/DINING ROOM TABLE, 6’x4’, slate bottom, with 6 colonial chairs, teak colour, EC. $1,100. 0434 097 009. Corio. PRAM/STROLLER, as new, strong and comfortable. $49.95. 5243-2460. Belmont. PUMP, Davey, powerace, 1kw, GC. $150. 52412158. Highton. RIDE ON MOWER, Bolens, for parts only, 11Hp, 34”cut, good tyres. $45 ono. 5278-2093. North Geelong. RIDING BOOTS, ladies, long, black, all leather, slim leg, size 38, $250. 5267-3051. Winchelsea. RING, engagement, 3 diamonds, white gold, Valued at $1,400. Sell $900 ono. 0400 164 340. Winchelsea. ROCKER, recliners (2), leather, Jason, $500 the lot. 5243-5558 or 0412 067 438. Grovedale. SAND, paving, 2 c/m, crushed rock 1 c/m, $75 the lot. Collect only. 0415 799 332. SCHOOL UNIFORM, Norlane High School, complete winter and summer. Size 10. $150 the lot. 5278-3265. SHOP, display, glass cabinets. $350. 0409 360 299. SIDEBOARD, modern, dark timber, 4 yo, 1.5 M, EC, $800. 5243-4781. Highton. SMARTFIND EPIRB, 406MH2, suit boat or outback trip, new February 2010, $320. 0418 358 543. Hamlyn Heights. SOLAR PANEL, 100w portable folding. Top quality including w/proof smart charge regulator. Still in carton with 2yr warranty. Rated 5.9amps. Only $729. 0400 238 731. Portarlington. STOVE, Chef, 4 x gas burners, benchtop, oven on lefthand side, consul fan forced, select-conventional, converted to LPG, new, still packaged. Paid $1,700, sell $700 cash. 5281-3377, 0417 109 120. SURVEILLANCE Security System, Samsung Viewsonic, 4 camera digital recorder, 750gig harddrive, 17” flat screen ICD monitor, 2 dome (day/night) cameras , 2 full body Fujinon ultrawide cameras (day/night), all colour (all wall brackets and keypads), lots more, suit new buyer. $3,700ono. (ring for more details) 0427 946 589, 0427 679 671 or 5253-1905, Clifton Springs. TABLE TENNIS TABLE, $35. 0408 758 988. Highton. TABLE, laminate, neutral tones, large, very solid, VGC. $25. 5263-2725. Anglesea. TABLES, set of 3, large, small, hall, VGC, $130. 0417 072 772. Waurn Ponds.

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TRAILER, water-skis, large tent, boat wheel 600x9 and more. $450 the lot. 0417 354 299. Drysdale. TRAMPOLINE, 8’ diameter, includes fence, GC, suit 5 - 7 years. $20. 5255-3568. Barwon Heads. TRUNDLE BED, single bed, as new, includes 2 mattresses, $500. 52533372. Clifton Springs. TV CABINET, large, solid timber, 6 drawers, 2 glass doors, EC, $350 ono. 0408 355 978. Belmont. TV CABINET, glass doors, pine, suit 28” TV. $50. 0435 442 573. Belmont. TV LG, large, set top box, DVD player, EC, 2 remotes, urgent as moving, $205. 5278-5756. North Geelong. TV, 46”, Sony rear projection with set-top box. $400. 0419 366 994. Manifold Heights. TV, flat screen, Sharp Aquos, LCD, 37’’, HD, silver frame, set top box, speakers, $419 ono. 52414639. Grovedale. TV, Sony Trinitron, 68cm, colour TV. $150. 0447 517 423. Lara. UNIFORM, North Geelong Secondary College, summer dress, size 18, EC. $40. 5277-9882. Bell Post Hill. UTE TUB LID, solid, for Rodeo, 2004, VGC. $800. 0408 397 417. WALL HEATER, Vulcan, dual outlet, works very well, GC. $200 ono. 52553160, 0408 679 890. WINDOW, double hung, 2500mm high x 900mm wide, VGC, Geelong West, $280. 5229-7522. WINDOW, wooden double hung, 1800mm wide x 1400mm high, VGC, $230 ono. 5257-2200 Queenscliff.

BABY GOODS ASSORTED, cot, halo set, mattress, linen sets, bumper, quilt etc. $280 ono. 0404 293 297. Bell Park.

BABY CARRIER/ SLING, still in box, EC, 2 positions. $20. 5272-1710.

WANTED TO BUY $$$ ATTENTION $$$ Working or not, fridges, freezers, washers, dryers. Not too old. Cash Paid. 5229-6246. PLASMA TVS/LAPTOPS, for parts, cash paid. Phone 0406 045 812.

LIVESTOCK RAM, Suffolk, purebred, 6 months old, $160. 52761014 or 0466 360 164. Lovely Banks.

WANTED FREE DISPOSAL of unused white goods, hot water services, scrap iron. Call Allan 0400 629 830. OLD CARS REMOVED, $75 cash if complete. Call John 0430 446 730.

HOME SERVICES

FISH TANK, 6’ x 2’x 2’ fully equipped for tropical / fresh water, includes live fish and plants, fully enclosed cabinet, suit business or restaurant as a display. $5,000 ono. 0419 734 007. FISH TANK, 2.5x1x1.5, fully equipped includes, fish, substrate, live rocks, H800 filter, heater, test kit. $350. 0448 913 389. Belmont. FISH, tank including accessories and fish, $50. 5277-0512 or 0404 952 421.

BRIDAL AND DEB WEAR DEB DRESS, size 10, Grecian style, one shoulder, EC. $280. 52444158. 0430 580 321. Highton.

$60 CARPET CLEAN 3 rooms and hall. Phone Tony 0423 473 595.

DOMESTIC CLEANING HOMES Professional, honest and reliable. Owner operated. Phone 0420 752 907.

LOST & FOUND FOUND, Budgie on Saturday in Whittington area, 0420 617 148. LOST, Cockatiel, 9th December, answers to `Fred’, whistles ‘Yankee Doodle’, reward. 5277-9432.

MASSAGE THERAPISTS AMAZING TOUCH Asian full body relaxation massage, 10am-midnight. Geelong, 0433 308 382. MALE MASSEUR, for men. 7 days until late. 0425 061 974. SWEDISH RELAXATION MASSAGE, Werribee, 10am-8pm. MondaySaturday. Cost $50p/h, $30 half an hour, shaving also available. Students half price. 0425 805 090.

PETS LABRADOR, puppy, chocolate colour, 6 months old, male, immunised, microchipped, $500. 5243-2137. Grovedale.

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DOG KENNELS – ALL SIZES PRAM, Phil and Ted, accessories, double kit sleeping bag, sunshade, storm cover, EC, $500. 0419 394 502. Hamlyn Heights.

FISH TANK, high quality, EC, 61cmH x 121cmW, includes blue and white lights, pump, filters. $900. 0425 822 613. Lara.

Solid timber, insulated Colorbond roof. Ex lge suit Shepherd $135 Lge suit big Lab $115 Med $80 Sm $45

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ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES

DEB/WEDDING DRESS, size 14, Duchess satin, off the shoulder, drop waist. paid $500, sell $350ono. 0424 249 463. NEW WEDDING DRESS, size 14-18, lace up back, train, white, beads, embroidery, $400 ono. 0488 110 064. Geelong.

WEDDING DRESS, white, 10, beading, lace-up back, train, stunning!, 3 x bridesmaid dresses, 1012, silver, chiffon, overlay, long, flowergirl dress, 10, white, all never worn! sell the lot $1,200. 0412 235 861. Herne Hill. WEDDING DRESS, stunning, long sleeves, satin/ pattern, size 10-12, EC, dry cleaned, $500. 0434 355 044. Lara. WEDDING DRESS, size 12-14, cream, satin bodice with beading, on or off the shoulder, tulle skirt, fingertip veil with headpiece. Shoes/bag to match, $300. 0402 802 401. Bannockburn. WEDDING DRESS, bridal white, size 12-14, 2 piece satin finish. $600 0410 450 004. WEDDING DRESS, 1416, ivory beaded and matching beaded veil, EC. Been drycleaned. $600. 0409 968 002. WEDDING DRESS and shawl, EC, 10-12, dry cleaned. $500. 0422 284 788. Lara.

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Harvey Norman Flooring, a market leader within the flooring industry is seeking a Full Time

WEDDING DRESS, white, size 12 - 16, thin straps (optional), crystal beaded bodice, princess skirt, lace up back, train, EC, dry cleaned, $1,000. 0407 048 276. Lara.

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DINING SUITE, antique, table, extends, 6 restored chairs, VGC, $750 ono. 5243-5000. Grovedale.

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OVEN, fan forced, electric, Vulcan Everhot Sahara, VGC. $350 ono. 52773765. Bell Post Hill.

TEXTBOOKS, Year 12, physics, methods CAS. $40 the lot. 5221-6053. Newtown.

Moving to Qld, everything from the bedroom to bathroom, including electronics and whitegoods.

DOG WALKING Rachel Eastman, dog walking, pet minding, registered, police check. www.geelongdog walking.com, 0422 420 435.

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ORGAN, electric, 2 keyboard, Kawai. $400 ono. 5250-3403, 0403 032 364. Leopold.

TELEVISION, with set top box, Philips 69cm. $100ono. 5241-2158 (weekends only). Highton.

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MOTOR SCOOTER, 50cc, TGB, low kms, plenty of warranty, reg., RWC, FU424. $1,750 ono. 52779677.

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TANK, suitable as aquarium or reptile enclosure on 700mm high cabinet, lots of extras, 1600mm x 400mm x 600mm. $1,000 ono. 5255-4445.

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‘Lady Cats’ reveal initial coach BY ERIN PEARSON GEELONG’S new national women’s basketball side had appointed a coach and signed eight players just weeks after winning the official go-ahead. The team has named Paul O’Brien, who has previously coached state and national teams, as coach of the Supercats women’s squad. O’Brien said the players were already “wellversed” on their opposition even though they had yet to play their first season in South East Australian Basketball League. Many recruits to the “Lady Cats” had already played against the league’s big guns, he said. “Candice Rogers was a great Melbourne player and has had senior experience, Anna Teague while studying in Bendigo was with the Bendigo Braves and Spirit programs and Maddy Taylor has been on Bendigo summer rosters. “The core group is very experienced players at a number of levels. “They’re certainly aware of the challenges involved to take them from a successful Big V team to a successful SEABL team.” O’Brien said he was confident his side could contest finals within a few years. “If we put our best 11 on the floor for the year then we’ll be a very competitive team from day one,” he said. “We can only control our own destiny but we’re certainly in the mix to make finals. “The last AFL coach that said he’d make the finals was sacked two years later, though, so I guess if we’re fortunate to make finals in our first year great or second year then fantastic. “Of the 13 teams in the competition, with six finals sports we’re potentially a team that could finish around fifth to 10th next season.” O’Brien’s coaching resume includes roles with Perth Lynx and Bendigo Spirit WNBL sides. He works as a teacher in Melbourne and will remain in the state’s capital but denied the commuting would affect his ability to coach. The women’s squad has so far signed Rogers, Teague, Taylor, Kylie Morrissy, Ellie Stevens, Jessica Watson, Chloe Little and Cortney Williamson for next season. The side will play its first SEABL game at home on April 2.


sport On the bite BRIAN LONG TORQUAY youngster Carlo Muncey has won On the Bite’s Christmas picture prize draw of $2000 worth of Shimano fishing tackle. The winning picture of Carlo with his 6kg snapper taken offshore from Torquay was chosen from over 1200 entries for the weekly Shimano soft plastics outfit prize, which began in mid-October. Readers should keep their pictures coming for another giveaway competition to start in the new year. Snapper continued to be the dominant species over the past week, with most captures from Corio Bay’s outer-harbour. However, Fred Harris put in a few hours fishing Stingaree Bay to land 11 fish over two outings, with his best just over 4kg. Fred had all his success on the two hours after high tide. Darren McKenzie fished Wilson Spit where he caught nine small snapper until just on dark when all three rods screamed off. Darren lost one fish but caught two of 5kg. Darren didn’t register another bite for the next two hours but returned the following day when he caught another two big snapper at exactly the same time as his 5kg pair. Gordon Holt found fish on his fish finder just off Point Richards in 11m of water where he landed seven fish all over 4kg on squid heads. Joel Tanner fished in 22m off St Leonards with downriggers to land 14 snapper on Rapala barra lures. The smallest fish was just 32cm but the best was 6.4kg. Also trolling nearby was Noel Richmond and his sons who also caught 14 fish averaging close to 2.5kg. Casting soft plastics off the spoil grounds at Hermsley saw fair numbers of small snapper most around the 35cm mark but Terry Peterson cast soft plastics on the spoilgrounds off Hermsley to catch quality fish

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Caught: Carlo’s winning snapper picture, left, and Peter Murphy with his 68cm cod, right. over 3kg each. I caught five pike to 85cm at North Shore rocks just on dark using small, metal, baitfishprofile lures. Queenscliff’s cut had silver trevally taking small curl-tail grubs in the Motor Oil Gold colouration. Swan Bay’s entrance produced plenty of squid on small jigs, while whiting were taken nearby just off Duck Island on the flood tide. Tony Harris fished Black Rock to catch snapper to 38cm and two big whiting to 48cm using fresh squid during the two hours leading up to dark. Casting lures from the beach at Fairhaven, Paul Knott hit a fantastic shoal of salmon. Most were under 1kg but he landed around 20 fish in a hot two-hour session. Torquay’s Spring Creek

rewarded patient soft plastics anglers with quality bream to 38cm. Gulp worms and Squidgy Wrigglers in the natural colours were the best. Wurdee Boluc Reservoir produced redfin and trout, with lures such as Atomic shads and Pegron minnows ideal. Shaun and David James fished Lake Bullen Merri for a total of 16 trout. Most were small but two weighed 2.1kg and 2.2kg, with the boys using a variety of Powerbait colours. The Kidman family spent a few hours fishing McLeods Waterholes at Drysdale for carp, with their catch of four including a huge fish just over 10kg. Families should also find Cunningham Pier ideal for snotty trevalla from daylight to around 9am or from 6pm until dark this weekend using chicken for bait.

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The Barwon River estuary is producing against, so the Ozone Jetty on the top of the tide should return salmon, mullet and trevally on bass yabbies, sandworms or shrimp. The Edwards River yielded some of the bigger fish, with Don Forbes catching a 14kg fish on shrimp. However, Don was outdone by his brother who scored a beauty of 21kg. Peter Murphy packed the family up for a week at Lake Mulwala where the conditions were not ideal. However, Peter’s patience paid off when he landed a cod of 68cm on a live bardie grub before releasing his fish to fight another day. Send reports and photos to info@raylongtackle.com.au or visit Brian at Ray Long’s Fishing World, 105 Shannon Avenue, Manifold Heights.

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Cats’ final challenge WITH TWO of the three twenty20 matches in this year’s fixture played last weekend for a score of one win and one loss, tomorrow’s third match in the series will be crucial to Geelong Cricket Club’s finals chances for this season. Sitting third on the ladder, the Cats take on fifth placed Carlton tomorrow, making this easily the most important game so far this season for both clubs. Last Saturday Geelong defeated North Melbourne thanks to solid contributions from all batsmen before Marc Carson claimed four wickets to give the Cats a comprehensive 57-run victory. On Sunday the going was tougher as Casey South Melbourne set an imposing target of 162 for victory. Despite Matthew Harrison and Justin Foss batting well, the target proved too much In Geelong Cricket Association, the rain stopped enough last weekend to allow a full round of results and with it the ladder finally started sorting itself out a little. North Geelong finally completed a game and was relieved to finish on the positive side of the ledger after a tense 10th wicket partnership got it over the line against Geelong West. North Geelong will be desperate to back that up tomorrow against Grovedale in a round of one-day matches. While Alf Clark still stands out as the dominant player in the Magpies’ batting order, the likes of Sam Hall and Andrew Fergusson, along with Anthony Armistead and Marco Sticca, can all be counted on to step up when required. Grovedale, though, has been quietly going about its business, claiming two wins from two completed games and also boasts an experienced line-up keen to grab another flag while the premiership window is still open. North will be brave but may not have the class to claim the points here. Selections: Manifold Heights v SOUTH BARWON, LARA v Leopold, ST JOSEPHS v Geelong West, BELL POST HILL v Thomson, North Geelong v GROVEDALE, Newton and Chilwell v EAST BELMONT. In division two, Guild St Mary’s has

Local Cricket JIM TIMBERLAKE been in terrific form and gets the chance to prove itself against benchmark team Geelong City tomorrow. Guild St Mary’s boasts an exciting mix of experience in the likes of Beau Carroll and Justin Larkins, with some quality youngsters such as Tim Brain, fresh from a six-wicket haul last game against Alexander Thomson, which was a match that looked very much like an outright victory for Guild St Marys for most of the game until a late Vikings surge saw them almost claim a backdoor second-innings victory. Selections: Guild St Mary’s v GEELONG CITY, Marshall v WAURN PONDS, NEWCOMB and DISTRICT v Alexander Thomson, ST PETERS v Highton, ST ALBANS BREAKWATER v Torquay, MURGHEBOLUC v North Shore. Bell Park takes on Bannockburn in division three. Both sides find themselves struggling to keep in touch with the top six, making this game very important if either holds any hope of contesting this year’s finals. Both teams had good victories last round, so they go in with solid form and confidence under their belts, which should make for a cracking encounter. For Bell Park, Mitch Trask has been important at the top of the order as well as chipping in with the ball, while, for Bannockburn, the Hickleton boys, Sam, James and Zach, are all match-winners capable of tearing a game apart. If one of them gets away tomorrow, Bannockburn should win. Selections: CORIO v Corio Bay, Inverleigh v MEREDITH, Lethbridge v TEESDALE, WINCHELSEA v Little River, BANNOCKBURN v Bell Park, Modewarre bye.

2011 Curlewis Sportsman/ Auction Night Where: Curlewis Golf Club When: Sunday 23rd January 2011 Time: 7:00pm Cost: $60 (inc GST) per person (Includes Finger Food and 3 Guest Speakers)

Guest Speakers: David Schwarz (Melbourne AFL Player – 173 Games & 244 Goals) Glen Boss (Jockey – 3 Consecutive Melbourne Cup Wins on Makybe Diva) Glen Joyner (PGA Professional – 60 Professional Wins)

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