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about chunks of asbestos up to 20 centimetres wide strewn across the sand and rocks. “All the local surfers here know about the pipe and know it’s been exposed like it is for months and months. We get paranoid if the wind starts blowing,” Mr Bistak said. “We just can’t believe it’s still there. We have to walk right past it to go up the stairs to our cars, so of course it’s a threat.” Mr Bistak said the health hazard at Bells contradicted the essence of surfing. “We like to think of ourselves as healthy people but asbestos isn’t good. I remember watching the (Rip Curl) Pro here as a 13year-old boy but now look at the place.” Torquay’s Barbara McVey was “horrified” to see the asbestos on the beach. “I don’t understand why it’s still there. There are so many things in the world that can’t be fixed but this can be.” Scotland’s Lara McVey, who grew up in Torquay, said the asbestos was shocking. “People back home know where Bells Beach is - it’s an icon,” she said. “Why isn’t someone fixing this?” Department of Sustainability and Environment had not returned the Independent’s call for comment before the paper went to press. Surf Coast Shire refuses to answer questions from the Independent.
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BY ERIN PEARSON HOLIDAY-MAKERS unwittingly frolicked amid asbestos strewn across Bells Beach on the long weekend after Surf Coast Shire ignored clean-up pleas, according to a community group. Bells Beach Preservation Society’s Paul Hart urged the shire to take immediate action to remove an exposed and damaged asbestos pipe spreading debris throughout the sand at the worldfamous break. Mr Hart and other preservation society members inspected the site this week after the Independent reported concerns that asbestos had become a health hazard at Bells. Geelong Trades and Labour Council secretary Tim Gooden was alarmed after finding the cancer-causing material on the beach and dumped under bushes. The shire responded this week with staff placing orange plastic barrier fencing around the pipe on the beach but Mr Gooden blasted the work as “not secure enough”. “More people could have potentially been exposed to asbestos. The area is supposed to be secured to the point where if someone was to enter the area they’d have to deliberately climb over a large fence to do the wrong thing. “Tape isn’t goon enough. People must be protected and know that asbestos is there.” Long-time Bells surfer Pete Bistak, of Torquay, was furious
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enjoy, like the waterfront.” The council cash would add to existing commitments to create a $30,000 prize pool. Competition founder Andrew Senia said he was receiving “entry after entry” even though the competition had yet to officially begin. “This will have lots of positive benefits for the region,” he said. “It will bring in jobs and increase tourism while providing branding for the city and region. “Everyone’s keen but we
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BY ERIN PEARSON GEELONG builder Scott Abbott had reached the state final of a competition to find 2011’s “Hottest Tradie”. The 26-year-old Waurn Ponds tradesman scored over 200 votes on the website of competition organiser RSVP to earn a place among the five finalists for Victoria and Tasmania. RSVP spokesperson Lija Jarvis said more than 570 tradesmen from around Australia had entered the competition this year, with 290 from Victoria. The third annual competition was scouring the country to uncover “the hottest tradesmen Australia has to offer”, she said. Scott will vye for the title against two plumbers, an 18year-old carpenter and a landscaper for a place in the national final, scheduled for Sydney in April. Mr Abbott told the website he should win because he was a “hard-working, fun-loving Aussie bloke”. A recent survey of more than 650 women on the RSVP dating site found that 80 per cent were interested in dating a tradesman, with about a third believing the “sexiest” men worked in trades.
TAC windfall VICTORIA’S TAC headquarters has pumped $59 million into Geelong’s economy since moving to the city in 2009, according to the organisation’s chief executive officer. Janet Dore said 75 per cent of the office’s staff now lived in the Geelong region after buying 220 homes and renting a further 45.
Awards trip ALCOA will fly 10 of its Point Henry staff to Florida in the USA to attend the finals of the company’s 2011 Global Impact Awards, a spokesperson has announced. The Geelong staff were vying for two awards amid a field of 18 finalists from 317 entries around the world, the spokesperson said.
Jobs drive A GEELONG recruitment firm has put up $100,000 to find jobs for 100 young people in the city’s northern suburbs. Gforce Employment Solutions chief Sue De Gilio said the Target 100 campaign was seeking partnerships with community services and businesses to create the apprentice and trainee positions over the next two years.
Otways burn BURN-OFFS will continue in the Otways and Surf Coast until rain “interrupts” the program of reducing bushfire fuel loads, according to Parks Victoria. A spokesperson said the burns were creating “extreme smoke” along the coast, with fire crews, aircraft and machinery on standby in case of “problems”.
BY JOHN VAN KLAVEREN A “TOUGH YEAR” is creating a surge in Geelong businesses going broke, according to a debt collection agency. Prushka chief Roger Mendelson said the rate of business failures in the city was much higher than normal. “Geelong trade and small enterprises are finding 2011 a particularly tough year to do business,” he said. Mr Mendelson warned that a “bad debt cycle” was also affecting parts of the region’s economy, with businesses waiting for money owed to them before they could pay their own debts. “The attitude of debtors in Geelong is also making it harder for businesses to recoup money owed,” he said.
“There is an increasingly bad attitude toward repaying debt in some sectors of the community. Some debtors are angered by the fact that money they owe is being chased up. “Some debtors don’t seem to care about outstanding debts even when they have a court judgement taken out against them.” Insolvency specialist Jenkins Peake’s Geoff Ridgeway said stronger Australian Taxation Office regulation was also affecting business liquidity. “The taxman has tightened the screws and there are a lot of demands going out.” Geelong Chamber of Commerce president Jim Walsh said many busi-
nesses were doing it tough. “Consumers are being cautious, discretionary spending is tightly controlled and the high Aussie dollar makes it tough for local manufacturing. “Our interest rates by world standard are relatively high and those parts of the country that don’t get a lift from the mining boom are doing it tough.” Mr Walsh said small business had to try riding out the “testing trading environment. “It’s not entirely bleak because the fundamentals are not bad. Recovery in the US is the key to global confidence and there are some positive signs.” Geelong has experienced a series of
high-profile business failures this year including franchises of Angus and Robertson bookstores and Corio Shopping Centre’s Ed Harry menswear store. The owner of Breakwater traffic management business 24/7 Traffic, Brian Munn, said he was forced to close his Geelong operation this week and merge it with his Melbourne base. “Our contract is coming to an end and we are having a few debtor problems. “No one is losing any jobs but we’re losing money and, in this economic climate, you know what it’s like. “I don’t want to be caught holding the bag in 12 months time.”
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Union talk for ‘start of plant’ BY JOHN VAN KLAVEREN BARWON Water is set to announce the start of work on a $94 million treatment plant despite an ongoing industrial dispute over the project. Key unions are preparing to meet 8am this Friday to discuss a pay proposal for the project but Barwon Water has organised a photo opportunity at 10am to mark the start of construction. Barwon Water said the cost of the plant had also increased $4 million on the initial estimate. The Independent reported in November that the project was on hold amid the pay dispute between contractor John Holland Construction and unions. Geelong Trades Hall secretary Tim Gooden said today’s meeting
was part of on-going negotiations. Representatives of five unions would be involved in the meeting at Geelong Trades Hall, he said. “They’ll look at the proposal and possible outcomes. While we’re fairly confident, it still has to be approved.” Mr Gooden said major works would not begin at the site until May despite the Barwon Water announcement. “They’ll get the surveyors in and do some ground work. I think they’ve got one of the ministers coming down to turn a sod but nothing major will happen until after Easter.” November’s Independent report said the union agreement sought pay rates up to $1656.17 for a 35-hour week, in line with
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Jet jobs ‘start of air growth’ BY JOHN VAN KLAVEREN AN $800 million jet fighter contract will kick-start expansion of Geelong’s aeronautical industry, according to a councillor. Rod Macdonald, who holds council’s economic development portfolio, said the opportunities for Avalon from the contract were “immense”. “This is a terrific opportunity for Geelong and the region. It gives us the ability to be home to a growing aeronautical manufacturing centre,” he said. “With the plans for Avalon, we’ll look back in 20 years and see we’ve come a long way.” The Independent revealed last week that Marand Precision Engineering had won the contract to manufacture tail assemblies for a Joint Strike Fighter program, creating 300 jobs. Marand would also build highprecision ground equipment for strike fighter maintenance. Cr McDonald said Avalon remained the leading potential site for the $50 million manufacturing facility.
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Space was also available at a developing Heales Rd industrial precinct to accommodate the technologically sophisticated 10,000square-metre facility. Cr McDonald said the contract would provide spin-off opportunities for other companies in the region. “As we gain critical mass it gives us more credibility and the opportunities will grow from there. I’m ex-air force and was involved in the project to assemble the FA-18 at Avalon, so I understand the amount of work that can come from such a contract.” Cr McDonald said the region was ideally positioned to retrain people for the levels of skill required to carry out the fighter work. “Manufacturing has declined
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A drop of Irish luck required at St Patrick’s festival PATRONS will need the luck of the Irish to win the main prize at a festival in Geelong this weekend, according to organisers. A spokesperson for St Patrick’s Primary School’s Irish Folk Festival said a helicopter would drop a soft toy on the school oval to determine the winner of the $1000 cash prize. The winner of “The Leprechaun Drop” would be the owner of the pre-paid and number paper plate closest to the toy after its spectacular fall. The spokesperson said the festival, three days after St Patricks Day, would also feature traditional Irish drawcards and typical school fete activities including a children’s art show in “the style and subject of renowned artists”. “The festival is organised by a group of parents. All money raised will go towards new equipment for the school, particularly focusing on the Outdoor space as the school has doubled in student numbers in the last four years.” The festival will run from 11am to 4pm Sunday at St Patrick’s Primary School, in Britannia Street, Geelong West.
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You are invited… Barwon Water is hosting a forum for interested stakeholders and community members. Every five years, we update our 50-year Water Supply Demand Strategy, which is a crucial part of our Water Plan. The Water Plan is reviewed by the Essential Services Commission to determine water prices for the region. The objective of the forum is to promote public participation in the review of our Water Supply Demand Strategy and explore a collective vision for our next generation. You will hear from industry experts on how integrated water management strategies can address the challenges of climate uncertainty and population growth. We will then break into groups for facilitated discussion around the current water supply and demand situation in the Geelong region. We will explore how we can develop alternative water supply solutions for liveable communities.
BY KIM WATERS PLANS for two ALDI supermarkets hang in the balance as Geelong’s council reviews a proposal for one of the stores, according to a company spokesperson. The spokesperson said council’s decision on revised plans for the Geelong West store would affect ALDI’s bid for a second outlet at Waurn Ponds. “ALDI will make a decision on the development for Waurn Ponds site once the outcome of the Geelong West development application is known. Further details will be advised in due course,” the spokesperson said. Council initially shot the Geelong West store plan in April, saying it was “contrary” to a heritage review of the site’s Ashby precinct and would worsen traffic snarls in the area. But former Planning Minister Justin Madden approved the project in September along with ALDI stores for Highton and Drysdale. City Hall’s Joanna Van Slageren said Mr Madden approved the Geelong West supermarket subject to “some changes in the store’s layout” “The revised plans have been submitted to City of Greater Geelong for endorsement. Objectors will be provided with a copy of the revised plans for their information,” Ms Van Slageren said. Geelong councillor Barbara Abley said in October that using the site for an ALDI store was a “wasted opportunity” Mr Madden “tossed out” council’s interim heritage control because ALDI “could not or would not” incorporate it into the development, she said. “What a wasted opportunity to do something really innovative on this site instead of the usual bogstandard, ugly, box supermarket which will stand out like the proverbial sore toe among heritage-listed homes.”
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CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS ST HELENS BOAT RAMP UPGRADE The St Helens Boat Ramp will be closed for approximately four weeks to all boat traffic from Tuesday 15 March 2011 to upgrade the ramp from two lanes to three with associated floating pontoons. An alternative boat ramp is Limeburners Point Boat Harbour on Hearne Parade, East Geelong. Shore based fishing off the rocks and the St Helens carpark will still be accessible for public use during this period. For further information contact the City’s Environment and Natural Resources unit on 5272 4785.
Back in the day: The Inlet Hotel early last century. “It’s a spectacular place – it has got a small village community that everybody loves. From a community perspective, this place is important to the town. “I’m standing here looking at the junior football jumpers hanging up in our bar and all the other memorabilia. They don’t have another place to hang this stuff. “All the club meetings are held at the pub, so that’s where their prize possessions hang. The pub’s closure will culminate with the Airey’s Inlet Open Mic competition this weekend. Mr Jaska said he was unsure what would happed to the pub site. The hotel’s business adviser, Nick Zandes, refused to comment. The site would present an attractive proposition for residential subdivision, with its position opposite Great Ocean Road and few other allotments available in the town.
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BY ERIN PEARSON MARK Jaska is a broken man. After 10 years in charge of Airey’s Inlet Hotel, the leaseholder will call last drinks this weekend at the pub in which he raised his family. Mr Jaska said the Melbourne owners’ decision not to renew the pub’s lease would leave him with no choice but to shut the venue. The closure would leave Airey’s Inlet without a meeting place for sporting clubs, its after-hour milk bar and takeaway food shop, he said. The pub had been serving as the town’s sole watering hole for more than 100 years. “It’s just surreal, that’s the only way you can describe it,” Mr Jaska said. “I’m walking around the pub selling equipment, trying to trade while trying to get my head around it all. “We’re shattered.” Albert Anderson opened the Inlet Hotel in the early 1900s when he realised a shire project would change the main route into town, according to history books. Ash Wednesday bushfires in 1983 destroyed the timber hotel but patrons rallied around a temporary bar under a tent to maintain the liquor licence until the pub’s brick replacement opened. Mr Jaska said the closure had been “imminent” for 18 months but Airey’s Inlet residents were still shocked nothing could be done to extend the lease. The closure would also cost 15 jobs, he said. Mr Jaska’s family would also feel the loss. “Our children have grown up here. They don’t know anything else.
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CHOIRS are the new book clubs, if their surge in popularity is anything to go by. Geelong Youth Choir and associated group Bella Mama have two rehearsal venues at Highton and Lara, with plans for sites on the Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast. Choir leaders Kim Young and Denise Hollingworth see a definite swing back to group singing. Denise, the choir’s musical director since 2006, noted what she called a definite trend of people joining choirs. “There are a dozen or more choirs in Geelong now,” she estimated. “Choirs offer an opportunity for participation in music. Not everyone can sing solo but most can sing as part of a group.” Geelong Youth Choir was founded in 1980 to provide children in the city with a quality music education. The choir was more than just a sing-a-long, Denise explained. “It’s actually a comprehensive musicianship program complete with vocal training and music theory based on the Kodaly method.” Denise said several students had gone on to music careers, although the choir couldn’t claim any international stars – yet.
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“Some of the kids have been mentored to become assistants and we had one student who came back to work as a teacher after graduating from the program,” she said. A committee of management runs the organisational side while four choir teachers and several assistants look after the musical tuition. Denise said the choir tried to instil a sense of community in participants by supporting other organisations and undertaking promotional activities, with the latest a fundraising concert for Geelong Animal Welfare Society. “We’re looking for business sponsors and children to join a four-week program to lead into the concert on Sunday, April 29. This project is open to young people who aren’t members of the choir but who would like to join in the efforts to raise money for GAWS.”
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Bella Mama was born after several mums, who brought their children to choir rehearsal, decided to form their own group. Mother-and-daughter members Heather and Kelly Jane said the group was now open to all women. Kelly said the choir had become a key part of her life. “I’d be lost without it,” she said. “It’s uplifting. It produces a high similar to exercise. “Singing is natural – even my two and four-year-olds do it.” Kelly believed “inhibitions” and busy lifestyles sometimes held people back from joining choirs. “But it’s easy to join and there are no auditions –- just come along.” The youth choir plans an end-ofterm concert on April 3 as well as a choral festival and a combined performance with Bay City Strings. Music camps and singing workshops are also part of the program. The choir even runs a pre-school program called Let’s Make Music under the guidance of an early childhood music specialist. Denise said more information about the youth choirs was available by phoning 0431 981 652 or email email@example.com.
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the air that we breathe and depleting our life-giving waters. Our soil is sick and even more damaging to human survival. We are eating stressed and terrified animals. This is the real climate that will ultimately destroy us. Second, we must not look to our so-called leaders for the answer. Only the wisdom of the people can solve these problems. The Aboriginal race survived 60,000 years in Australia and latest research suggests it fathered all races and nations. Shouldn’t we ask ourselves what it was the Aborigines were practising, how they lived, how they organised themselves, what they had that we have not? June Ryan Manifold Heights
A backward story A SOCIETY either goes forward or backward. Julia Gillard’s carbon tax is a watershed tax: for the first time in our nation’s history Federal Government has decided that progress is bad. We now have to place the perceived health of the planet before our own needs and wants. We, the people, will be penalised for using the power the Government provided. Picture this: in the year 2100 a boy and his father go through the attic of the boy’s great-grandfather where they discover a photo album. The boy flips through the album and looks in wonder at the photographs. “What sort of machine is this?” he asks his father. “Oh, that’s a car,” replies his father. “They were banned 50 years ago because of the damage they did to the environment.” The boy, who also sees picture of televisions, washing machines, air-conditioners and computers, asks his father what they are. His father’s answer is nearly always the same: they were banned because of environmental concerns and also became too costly for people to buy and operate. “When did we stop using all these machines?” the boy asks. The father thinks for a minute and then replies: “Well, son, it’s a long story and it started so long ago but basically it started when the government brought in a carbon tax”. The journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. Alan Barron Grovedale
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Study for plan of ‘vision’ A “SCOPING STUDY” is underway to develop an action plan for central Geelong, according to Mayor John Mitchell. He said representatives of City Hall, Committee for Geelong, Deakin University and Department of Planning and Community Development were working on the study.
Carbon taxpayers just suckers for Greens ALCOA’S Tim McAuliffe (Independent, March 11) can be sympathised with to a degree on the carbon tax yet he failed to acknowledge let alone give the numbers on the company’s massive state-taxpayer-funded power subsidy. Any additional funding for Portland ought to go to port expansion, with Alcoa pushing for the introduction of nuclear power and tidal and wind supplements. Equally out of whack was Corio MP Richard Marles’ feeble attempt to prop up the ALP’s
Green-led-for-the-time-being irrelevant carbon tax push. The electorate is being played for a sucker. Should push come to shove - and it’s only Tony Windsor who has the grey-matter to make a difference or a fresh election - it’ll be the taxpayers who wear the trickle-down unnecessary impost for a tax that has no cost/benefit-analysis benefits and no support among major international players. Richard Worland Manifold Heights
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THE GREENS and other political entities are using the lame excuse of stimulating behavioural change as the impetus for a carbon tax on petrol and the transport industry. The ordinary citizen is powerless to make these changes because there are no alternatives. Hybrid vehicles are prohibitively expensive for most and pedal power to get the kids to school is, at the least, potentially dangerous in terms of accidents et cetera. The big polluters have not, to my knowledge, made any great technological efforts to stem the pollution they emit and the question still remains unanswered regarding irrefutable proof of climate change. Our Federal Government is obviously after a cash bonanza and the Greens only have a mandate to represent the few who voted them in. Given the information I recently received in regarding protests being organised and in which I intend to involve myself, the next election might be the occasion for a good whacking for some of these political entities. Tony Abbott has mentioned the political mandate term and it is well-applicable given there is no head of power for a climate change ministry. A referendum might be in order rather than the ruinous agendas of our political incumbents. Gary Oraniuk Geelong
IF WE put aside the argument of whether or not human-induced climate change is real, there are many compelling reasons for rapidly reducing our reliance on fossils fuels. First, oil is beginning to run out. Our car fleet will become increasingly electrified and for this we will need vast amounts of renewable energy. Second, the pollution given off by the burning of coal has huge, negative health implications for those living nearby. Third, the number of people employed in the renewable energy sector is greater per kilowatt produced than in the fossil-fuelburning sector. Fourth, people will become much more energy conscious and will reduce their bills. My family of four has reduced its average bill from $150 to $70 a month and we have not compromised our lifestyle. Fifth, burning fossil fuels is folly. We should be saving them for making things such as plastics, medicines and fertilisers Sixth, alternative energy is safer than nuclear and coal-fired power and is forever. Seventh, being energy self-sufficient reduces the national deficit and allows us to be less reliant on unstable regimes. Eighth, not importing oil prevents ships spilling their cargo into our oceans. Lastly, the price of carbon being discussed is miniscule in the great scheme of things and is already working effectively in Europe, Asia and parts of North America. Leigh Adamson Belmont
RECENTLY there was talk about opening the Otways for stock grazing. It was also reported there had never been stock in the Otways. This wast untrue. In 1865 one run based at Moggs Creek ran 192 cattle in the area. Another run based at Grassy Creek ran 1037 cattle through to Lorne. Their access was via a track back over the hills to the Bambra and Deans Marsh area. Apart from the dairy products, meat et cetera, cattle were used for power needs throughout the Otways. Others followed, my grandfather included, with both cattle and sheep up to about 70 years ago when livestock grazing was banned. Photos of the early days show very little timber in this area. In fact, farmers used to grow grain and vegetables in the Fairhaven and Eastern View area. Of all things, there was a nine-hole golf course inland from the Great Ocean Road arch at Eastern View. Now the country has changed with more trees that drop leaves et cetera every year, in turn creating more food for fires, which can then easily become out of control on bad days. Cliff Winkler Torquay
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School of Broadway BY ERIN PEARSON OLD-school variety entertainment is on its way back, according to Broadway performer David Campbell. The son of legendary Aussie musician Jimmy Barnes told the Independent that an audience was increasingly developing for the bright lights of Broadway over the blood, sweat and tears of rock concerts. Campbell said the return of hit musicals such as Xanadu and Rock of Ages was helping bring back what he labelled “classic entertainment”. On the eve of his performance in Geelong next month, Campbell attributed his success in cabaret to the influence of his grandmother. “My grandmother brought me up and we listened to Johnny Mathieson and watched movie musicals that had old-world style before I even knew about my dad,” he said. “All that stuff is coming back” Campbell left school in Adelaide to seek work in Sydney’s entertainment industry as a teenager with limited singing and acting ability. The move was a step up from his previous Sunday afternoon garage jams with friends over takeaway hamburgers, he said.
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“We weren’t nearly as savvy as some kids these days. “I never thought I could make a career out of it.” Since then Campbell has starred in many Broadway musicals in New York, had a hit role in Australian musical Shout! and appeared in classic musicals like Carousel, Company and Opera Australia’s production of Pirates of Penzance. Campbell said he was “looking forward” to getting back to “smaller communities” after years of organising an Adelaide cabaret festival with wife Sally. “I never really get the time to do it properly but I found a block of time free. I could have done the sensible thing and taken some time off but wanted to get out there,” he said. “I’ll be bringing something different to Geelong than ever before. People can expect some Broadway stuff and a lot of swing.” Campbell said he would perform tracks from his collection of top 10 albums, such as Bring Him Home, You’ll Never Walk Alone, Shout, Good Lovin, She’s My Baby, Keep On Runnin and Just A Gigolo. David Campbell will perform his Broadway and Beyond show at Geelong Performing Arts Centre on May 1.
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ences for 10 years. This experience means we’re now able to bring that experience to Geelong, as well as continue to cater for the Surf Coast region,” David says. “If patrons are looking for a light and airy cafe minus the loud music with plenty on onsite parking, then Brioche is the go.” The lunch menu costs no more than $17 a dish and includes egg and bacon scones, beef and Guinness pie, Atlantic salmon poached in white wine, cannelloni, a roast of the week and more. “Why not follow lunch with a delightful homemade dessert dish
of panna cotta or creme caramel,” David suggests. Customers seeking a catering package can choose from appetisers including homemade risotto balls, noodle boxes, pumpkin and feta tarts, smoked salmon on mini pancakes, salt and pepper squid, Chinese dumpling, bruchetta and more. Brioche cafe and catering service is at 175 West Fyans Street. The cafe is open 9.30am to 4pm weekdays and available for functions on weekends. More information is available by phoning 4208 0441.
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Sandstone Café is open seven days for breakfast and lunch and Friday and Saturday nights for dinner. “Customers can expect to see a big selection of seafood items, homemade cakes, cookies, and old favourites to temp everyone’s taste buds,” Simon says. Sandstone Cafe’s outdoor entertaining area is ideal in warm weather for enjoying a cold beer or glass of wine. At night Sandstone Cafe offers a special dinner deal. For $29.90 customers can enjoy a two-course meal from the dinner menu. Simon is preparing some seafood specials and opening every night over the Easter weekend. Sandstone Café is also available for stand-up functions of 130 people and for seated events of 80. Sandstone Cafe is open 9am to 4pm Sunday to Thursday and until late for dinner Fridays and Saturdays. More information is available by phoning 5244 2343 or visiting 284 Torquay Road, Grovedale, or www.sandstonecafe.com.au.
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Finally Friday TELEVISION GUIDE Tuesday 22 Wednesday 23 Thursday 24 5:00 Something In The Air [s] 5:30 Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan 6:00 ChildrenĘźs Programs 12:00 Midday Report [s] 12:30 Time Team: Isle Of Man [s] 1:30 Meerkat Manor [s] 2:00 Parliament Question Time: Reps [s] 3:00 Nanigugu: Play At Indians 3:05 ChildrenĘźs Programs 6:00 My Family: Susan Of Troy [s] 6:30 Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan [s] 7:00 ABC News [s] 7:30 7.30pm [s] 8:00 Foreign Correspondent [s] 8:30 How Earth Made Us: Wind [s] 9:30 QI: Death (M a,s) [s] 10:00 The Gradual Demise Of Phillipa Finch 10:05 Artscape: MONA: Feel the Weird [s] 10:35 Lateline [s] 11:10 Lateline Business [s] 11:40 Four Corners [s] 12:25 Media Watch [s] 12:40 Parliament Question Time: Senate [s] 1:40 Interview With A Poltergeist (M) 2:30 Catalyst [s] 3:00 Big Ideas [s] 4:00 Talking Heads: Paula Constant [s] 5:30 Seven Early News [s] 6:00 Sunrise [s] 9:00 The Morning Show (PG) 11:30 Seven Morning News [s] 12:00 The Midday Movie: â€œRomy And MicheleĘźs High School Reunionâ€? (M s,l) (Ęź96) [s] Stars: Mira Sorvino 2:00 Dr Oz (PG) 3:00 Medical Emergency (PG a) 3:30 Larry The Lawnmower [s] 4:00 Kid Detectives [s] 4:30 Seven News at 4:30 [s] 5:30 Deal Or No Deal 6:00 Seven News [s] 6:30 Today Tonight [s] 7:00 Home and Away (PG) 7:30 My Kitchen Rules (PG) [s] â€“ Tonight, itĘźs a thirty minute rapid cook-off with a twist. 8:30 Winners & Losers: Covert Aggression In Netball (M s,d,l) 9:30 Parenthood: Damage Control (PG) 10:30 Couger Town (PG) 11:00 Keeping Up With The Kardashians: Leaving The Nest (PG) [s] 11:30 10 Years Younger: On Hour Couples Episode (PG) 12:30 Mercy: Too Much Attitude And Not Enough... (M) [s] 1:30 Home Shopping 4:00 NBC Today 5:30 Today *Live* 9:00 Kerri-Anne (PG) 11:00 National Morning News [s] 11:30 Alive & Cooking 12:00 Ellen De Generes Show (PG) 1:00 The View (PG) 2:00 Days Of Our Lives (PG) 3:00 ET [s] 3:30 Magical Tales 4:00 Kitchen Whiz 4:30 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 Nine News [s] 6:30 A Current Affair 7:00 Two & A Half Men (PG s) 7:30 The Big Bang Theory (PG s) 8:30 Top Gear (PG) â€“ The Top Gear boys are once again let loose in the USA, this time for an epic road trip up the east coast. 10:00 20 To 1: Celebrity Dangerous Liaisons (M s) â€“ ItĘźs an all out grudge match that will end in tears. 11:00 Kitchen Nightmares USA: FlamangoĘźs (MA15+l) â€“ Chef Ramsay visits tropical themed FlamangoĘźs restaurant. 12:00 20/20 1:00 Entertainment Tonight 2:00 Guthy Renkers / Brand Developers 3:00 Danoz 3:30 Good Morning America [s] 5:00 Early Morning News 6:00 TEN News [s] 7:00 Toasted TV [s] 8:00 Totally Wild [s] 8:30 Wurrawhy [s] 9:00 9AM News [s] 10:00 The Circle (PG) [s] 12:00 Dr Phil: Raising A Bully? (PG) [s] 1:00 The Oprah Winfrey Show: Actress Denise Richards 7 Mrs Ted Haggard: Surviving A Public Scandal (PG) [s] 2:00 Ready Steady Cook (PG) [s] 3:00 Judge Judy (PG) [s] 3:30 Infomercial (PG) 4:00 Good Chef Bad Chef [s] 4:30 The Bold And The Beautiful [s] 5:00 TEN News At Five [s] 6:00 6PM With George Negus 6:30 Evening News 7:00 The 7PM Project (PG) 7:30 TalkinĘź Bout Your Generation (PG) 8:40 NCIS: Kill Screen (M v) â€“ When the dismembered fingertips and teeth of a murdered Marine are discovered, the NCIS team go on a mission to find the coldblooded killer. 9:40 NCIS: Dagger (M v) 10:40 6PM With George Negus Encore [s] 11:10 TEN Late News With Sports Tonight 11:40 The Late Show (PG) 12:30 Ally McBeal: Alone Again (M s) 1:30 Infomercials (PG) 5:05 Worldwatch 1:00 Comedy Movie: â€œWe Shall Overcomeâ€? (M a,v) (Ęź05) (In Danish) 3:00 Living Black 3:30 Letters and Numbers [s] 4:00 The Journal [s] 4:30 PBS Newshour [s] 5:30 Global Village: Laos: Along the Mekong [s] 6:00 Letters and Numbers [s] 6:30 World News Australia [s] 7:30 Insight [s] â€“ Australian current affairs program, presented by Jenny Brockie. 8:30 Wonders Of The Solar System: Dead or Alive [s] â€“ Professor Brian Cox ventures to some of the most extreme locations on earth to paint a dazzling picture of our solar system. Tonights wonder can be found on a tiny moon of Jupiter. 9:30 World News Australia [s] 10:05 Hot Docs: Roads to Memphis (M a,s) 11:35 Drama Movie: â€œBreathâ€? (M s,v) (Ęź07) â€“ When a housewife Yeon discovers that her husband is cheating on her, she decides to get back at him by striking up a relationship with a deathrow inmate. (In Korean) 1:10 In a Dream (M l,a,n,s) 2:35 Weatherwatch Overnight
5:00 Something In The Air [s] 5:30 Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan 6:00 ChildrenĘźs Programs 12:00 Midday Report [s] 12:30 National Press Club Address [s] 1:30 The Trail Of Genghis Khan [s] 2:00 Parliament Question Time: Reps [s] 3:00 Nanigugu: Have A Party 3:05 ChildrenĘźs Programs 6:00 My Family: One Of The Boys [s] 6:30 Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan [s] 7:00 ABC News [s] 7:30 7.30pm [s] 8:00 The New Inventors [s] 8:30 Adam Hills In Gordon St Tonight [s] 9:30 Hungry Beast (M d,v) [s] â€“ Explores privacy in a connected world, movies made with CCTV footage and the truths we keep from our parents. 10:00 At The Movies (PG) 10:30 Lateline [s] 11:05 Lateline Business [s] 11:30 Dolphin Murders (PG) 12:20 Parliament Question Time: Senate [s] 1:20 Movie: â€œBucket Of Bloodâ€? (M d,v) (Ęź59) Stars: Dick Miller 3:00 Big Ideas [s] 5:30 Seven Early News [s] 6:00 Sunrise [s] 9:00 The Morning Show (PG) 11:30 Seven Morning News [s] 12:00 Columbo: Dagger Of The Mind (PG) (Ęź04) 2:00 Dr Oz (PG) 3:00 Medical Emergency (PG) 3:30 Larry The Lawnmower [s] 4:00 Kid Detectives [s] 4:30 Seven News at 4:30 [s] 5:30 Deal Or No Deal [s] 6:00 Seven News [s] 6:30 Today Tonight [s] 7:00 Home and Away (PG) 7:30 My Kitchen Rules (PG) [s] â€“ The lowest ranking teams of the week face off in tonightĘźs battle for survival. 8:30 Criminal Minds: 25 To Life (M a,v) [s] â€“ Morgan suggests that a man has been rehabilitated and aids in his parole, but later regrets his decision when the man murders someone after being released. 9:30 City Homicide: Last Man Standing (M v,a) 10:30 I ShouldnĘźt Be Alive: Nightmare On The Mountain (M) [s] 11:30 My Name Is Earl (PG) [s] 12:00 Parks & Recreation (M) 12:30 Sons & Daughters [s] 1:00 Home Shopping 4:00 NBC Today 5:30 Today *Live* 9:00 Kerri-Anne (PG) 11:00 National Morning News [s] 11:30 Alive & Cooking 12:00 Ellen De Generes Show (PG) 1:00 The View (PG) 2:00 Days Of Our Lives (PG) 3:00 Entertainment Tonight [s] 3:30 Magical Tales 4:00 Kitchen Whiz 4:30 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 Nine News [s] 6:30 A Current Affair 7:00 Two & A Half Men (PG s) 7:30 The Big Bang Theory: The Love Car Displacement (PG) 8:00 Mike & Molly: After the LovinĘź (PG s,l) â€“ Mike comes on too strong after spending the weekend with Molly, and decides to play it cool. 8:30 The Farmer Wants A Wife (PG) â€“ With only days left on the farm, everyone is feeling the pressure. 9:30 The Footy Show (M) 11:30 ICC World Cup Cricket 2011 *Live* â€“ Quarter Final between Australia and TBA. 4:00 Skippy The Bush Kangaroo 4:30 Entertainment Tonight 5:00 Early Morning News 6:00 TEN News [s] 7:00 Toasted TV [s] 8:00 Totally Wild [s] 8:30 Wurrawhy [s] [s] 9:00 9AM News [s] 10:00 The Circle (PG) [s] 12:00 Dr Phil: Saving Jamie (M d,a) [s] 1:00 The Oprah Winfrey Show: On Location: Oprah & Simon Cowell: The Farewell Interview (PG a) [s] 2:00 Ready Steady Cook (PG) [s] 3:00 Judge Judy (PG) [s] 3:30 Infomercial (PG) 4:00 Good Chef Bad Chef [s] 4:30 The Bold And The Beautiful [s] 5:00 TEN News At Five [s] 6:00 6PM News With George Negus 6:30 Evening News 7:00 The 7PM Project (PG) 7:30 The Biggest Loser Families: Temptation (PG) â€“Hayley delivers some startling news - itĘźs now every man and woman for themselves! 8:30 Seriously Funny - Comedy Gala Gold: Seriously Funny (M) 10:30 6PM With George Negus Encore [s] 11:00 TEN Late News With Sports Tonight 11:30 Overtime â€“ Everything basketball. 12:30 The Late Show (PG) 1:30 Infomercials (PG) 5:05 Worldwatch 1:00 Romantic Comedy Movie: â€œEvery Other Weekâ€? (M l,a,s) (Ęź05) (In Swedish) 2:40 Short: The Market 3:00 mY Generation: Y 21 (PG) 3:30 Letters And Numbers [s] 4:00 The Journal [s] 4:30 PBS Newshour [s] 5:30 Global Village: The Plantin-Moretus Museum [s] 6:00 Letters and Numbers [s] 6:30 World News Australia [s] 7:35 Inspector Rex: The Horrible Truth (PG) 8:30 Big Love: Next Ticket Out (M a,l) [s] â€“ Bill worries about MarilynĘźs plan that might jeopardise his political career. Barb draws the wrong kind of attention after a speech at an all-ladies event. 9:30 World News Australia [s] 10:05 Drama Movie: â€œKings and Queenâ€? (M l,v,a) (Ęź04) â€“ Two ex-lovers find their paths crossing and their lives inextricably linked. Stars: Emmanuelle Devos & Maurice Garel (In French) 12:40 Drama Movie: â€œMachucaâ€? (M l,v,a) (Ęź04) (In Spanish) 2:50 Weatherwatch Overnight
5:00 Something In The Air [s] 5:30 Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan 6:00 ChildrenĘźs Programs 12:00 Midday Report [s] 12:30 Dalziel And Pascoe (PG) [s] 2:00 Parliament Question Time: Reps [s] 3:05 ChildrenĘźs Programs 6:00 My Family: Abi Ever After [s] 6:30 Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan [s] 7:00 ABC News [s] 7:30 7.30pm [s] 8:00 Catalyst [s] â€“ Restoring sight with stem cells and underground climate clocks. 8:30 Turn Back Time: The High Street [s] 9:30 Whites (PG) [s] â€“ Celebrity chef Shay Marshall arrives at the hotel in his helicopter. 10:00 Getting On (M l) 10:30 Lateline [s] 11:05 Lateline Business [s] 11:30 Spectacle: Elvis Costello With... Bruce Springsteen - Part 2 (PG) 12:15 Parliament Question Time: Reps [s] 1:15 Movie: â€œHe Walked By Nightâ€? (PG) (Ęź48) Stars: Richard Basehart 2:35 Movie: â€œGulliverĘźs Travelsâ€? (G) (Ęź39) Stars: Jessica Dragonette & Lanny Ross 4:00 Can We Help? 5:30 Seven Early News [s] 6:00 Sunrise [s] 9:00 The Morning Show (PG) 11:30 Seven Morning News [s] 12:00 The Midday Movie: Imagine Me & You (M s,l) Stars: Piper Perabo 2:00 Dr Oz (PG) 3:00 Medical Emergency (PG) 3:30 Larry The Lawnmower [s] 4:00 Kid Detectives [s] 4:30 Seven News at 4:30 [s] 5:30 Deal Or No Deal [s] 6:00 Seven News [s] 6:30 Today Tonight [s] 7:00 Home and Away (PG) 7:30 How I Met Your Mother: Last Words / Oh Honey (PG) 8:30 GreyĘźs Anatomy: SomethingĘźs Gotta Give (M) [s] â€“ Top security measures go into place as a team of doctors, led by the Chief, try to save the life of a major political figure. 9:30 Desperate Housewives: Sorry (M) [s] 10:30 Private Practice: What Happens Next (M a,s) [s] â€“ Charlotte tries to deal with the emotional aftermath of the attack. 11:30 30 Rock: Double-Edged Sword (M) [s] . 12:00 The Whistleblowers: Environment (M) 1:00 Home Shopping 4:00 NBC Today 5:30 Today *Live* 9:00 Kerri-Anne (PG) 11:00 National Morning News [s] 11:30 Alive & Cooking 12:00 Ellen De Generes Show (PG) 1:00 The View (PG) 2:00 Days Of Our Lives (PG) 3:00 ET 3:30 Magical Tales 4:00 Kitchen Whiz 4:30 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 Nine News [s] 6:30 A Current Affair 7:00 Two & A Half Men (PG s) 7:30 RBT (PG) â€“ Follow the police units for a unique behind-the-scenes look at RBT patrols. 8:00 Getaway (PG) â€“ Jason and Kate present everything you need to know about a holiday to Disneyland. Farmer Wants a Wife heart-throb Kieran shows Kelly around his home town in NSW. 8:30 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Turn On, Tune In, Drop Dead / Leaving Las Vegas (M v) 10:30 CSI: NY: Silent Night (M) 11:25 The Footy Show (M) 1:00 Entertainment Tonight [s] 2:00 Guthy Renker / Brand Developers 3:00 Danoz 3:30 Good Morning America 5:00 Early Morning News 6:00 TEN News [s] 7:00 Toasted TV [s] 8:00 Scope [s] 8:30 Wurrawhy [s] 9:00 9AM News [s] 10:00 The Circle (PG) [s] 12:00 Dr Phil: Family Falling Apart (PG) [s] 1:00 The Oprah Winfrey Show: Released From Prison: A Mom Of Three Goes Home (PG) [s] 2:00 Ready Steady Cook (PG) [s] 3:00 Judge Judy (PG) [s] 3:30 Infomercial (PG) 4:00 Good Chef Bad Chef [s] 4:30 The Bold And The Beautiful [s] 5:00 TEN News At Five [s] 6:00 6PM News With George Negus 6:30 Evening News 7:00 The 7PM Project (PG) 7:30 AFL Premiership Season 2011: Round 1, Carlton v Richmond *Live* - MCG. 10:30 6PM With George Negus Encore [s] 11:00 TEN Late News With Sports Tonight [s] 11:30 The Late Show (PG) 12:30 Cops (M) 1:00 Infomercials (PG) 4:00 Religious Programs (PG) 5:05 Worldwatch 1:00 Food Lovers Guide to Australia 1:30 Supermom â€“ Five American mothers vie for the title of Mother of the Year. 2:30 Dateline [s] 3:30 Letters and Numbers 4:00 The Journal [s] 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Global Village: Le Havre [s] 6:00 Letters and Numbers [s] 6:30 World News Australia [s] 7:30 Italian Food Safari [s] 8:00 Oz and James Drink to Britain (PG) [s] â€“ Oz and James begin their exploration of southwest England with a trip to a traditional cider farm in Somerset. 8:30 Hestons Feasts: Victorian (M s) [s] â€“ Heston cooks up extreme edibles inspired by the Victorians for his celebrity guests. 9:30 World News Australia [s] 10:05 Drama Movie: â€œTo Love Someoneâ€? (M v,a) (Ęź07) â€“ An intense drama about the psychological ramifications of spousal abuse. (In Swedish) 11:45 Drama Movie: â€œImport Exportâ€? (MA15+ s,a,l,n) (Ęź07) (In German/Russian) 2:10 Weatherwatch & Music
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Monday 21 5:00 Something In The Air [s] 5:30 The New Inventors 6:00 ChildrenĘźs Programs 11:00 Landline [s] 12:00 Midday Report [s] 12:30 Monarch Of The Glen 1:30 Cheese Slices: Goats Cheese 2:00 Parliament Question Time: Senate [s] 3:00 Nanigugu: Be An Astronaut 3:05 ChildrenĘźs Programs 6:00 My Family: Dutch Art & Dutch Courage 6:30 Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan [s] 7:00 ABC News [s] 7:30 7.30pm [s] 8:00 Australian Story (PG) [s] 8:30 Four Corners [s] 9:15 Media Watch [s] 9:35 Q&A (M a,l) [s] 10:30 Lateline [s] 11:05 Lateline Business [s] 11:35 Wire In The Blood: Anything You Can Do (M v,n) 1:05 The Clinic (M l,s) 2:00 Parliament Question Time: Senate [s] 3:00 Bowls: Australian Open 2011: MenĘźs Pairs Final â€“ From Darebin in Melbourne, Victoria. 4:00 Program To Be Advised 5:30 Seven Early News [s] 6:00 Sunrise [s] 9:00 The Morning Show (PG) 11:30 Seven Morning News [s] 12:00 The Midday Movie: â€œPatricia Cornwell: At Riskâ€? (M a,v) (Ęź10) [s] Stars: Andie Macdowell 2:00 Dr Oz (PG) 3:00 Medical Emergency (PG) [s] 3:30 Larry The Lawnmower [s] 4:00 Kid Detectives [s] 4:30 Seven News at 4:30 [s] 5:30 Deal Or No Deal [s] 6:00 Seven News [s] 6:30 Today Tonight [s] 7:00 Home and Away (PG) [s] 7:30 My Kitchen Rules (PG) [s] 8:30 Conviction Kitchen (PG) [s] â€“ The trainees start to feel the reality of hard work, combined with parole requirements. 9:30 Brothers & Sisters: The Rhapsody Of The Flesh (M) [s] 10:30 My Shocking Story: Treeman The Cure (PG a) 11:30 The First 48 (M) 12:30 Parks & Recreation (M) 1:00 Home Shopping 4:00 NBC Today 5:30 Today *Live* 9:00 Kerri-Anne (PG) 11:00 National Morning News [s] 11:30 Alive & Cooking 12:00 Ellen De Generes Show (PG) 1:00 The View (PG) 2:00 Days Of Our Lives (PG) 3:00 Entertainment Tonight [s] 3:30 Magical Tales 4:00 Kitchen Whiz 4:30 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 Nine News [s] 6:30 A Current Affair 7:00 Two & A Half Men (PG s) 8:00 $#*! My Dad Says: The Manly Thing To Do (PG) â€“ EdĘźs Navy buddy, Wally Durham, comes to visit and ends up insulting EdĘźs housekeeper. 8:30 Program To Be Advised 10:30 Footy Classified (M) 11:30 Til Death: Hi Def TV (PG) 12:00 Super Rugby Extra Time â€“ Highlights from the weekends Super 15 Rugby. 1:00 Spyforce (PG) 2:00 Guthy Renker Australia 3:00 Danoz [s] 3:30 Good Morning America [s] 5:00 Early Morning News 6:00 MotoGP: R1 Qatar [s] 7:15 Toasted TV [s] 8:00 Totally Wild [s] 8:30 Wurrawhy [s] 9:00 9AM News [s] 10:00 The Circle (PG) [s] 12:00 Dr Phil: Spoiled & Entitled Girls Return (PG) [s] 1:00 The Oprah Winfrey Show: Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Sugarland: Stars Of Country Music (PG) [s] 2:00 Ready Steady Cook (PG) [s] 3:00 Judge Judy (PG) [s] 3:30 Infomercial (PG) 4:00 Good Chef Bad Chef [s] 4:30 The Bold And The Beautiful [s] 5:00 TEN News At Five [s] 6:00 6PM With George Negus 6:30 Evening News 7:00 The 7PM Project (PG) 7:30 Glee: Original Song (PG) 8:30 House: Bombshells (M) 9:30 Program To Be Advised 10:30 6PM With George Negus Encore [s] 11:00 TEN Late News With Sports Tonight 11:30 The Late Show (PG) 12:30 Ally McBeal (M s) 1:30 Infomercials (PG) 5:05 Worldwatch 1:00 The Food LoversĘź Guide to Australia 1:30 Dateline [s] 2:30 Insight (PG) [s] 3:30 Letters and Numbers [s] 4:00 The Journal [s] 4:30 FIFA Futbol Mundial 5:00 The Crew 5:30 Living Black - Hosted by Karla Grant. 6:00 Letters and Numbers [s] 6:30 World News Australia [s] 7:30 Mythbusters: Tornadoes (PG) [s] 8:30 Man vs Wild: Vietnam (PG) [s] â€“ Deep in the heart of the jungles of Vietnam, Bear encounters blood-sucking leeches, a deadly Spitting Cobra, razor-sharp bamboo and avoids a violent mountain river flood. 9:30 World News Australia [s] 10:00 Ugly Americans: So, You Want to Be a Vampire? (M a,s) 10:30 South Park: Sexual Healing (MA15+) 11:00 The Mighty Boosh (M d,l,s) 11:30 The World Game â€“ All about football. 12:30 Living Black - Hosted by Karla Grant. 1:00 Drama Movie: â€œIn Your Dreamsâ€? (M l,s,v) (Ęź05) (In French) 2:50 Weatherwatch Overnight
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1992 CAPRI COUPE HARD TOP
2003 BA FALCON UTE
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pretty well, with good turn-in and not too much understeer if pushed. The hot sports models are amazingly good for front-wheel drive cars. There is a good number of Honda dealers Australian wide, with this Japanese company being reasonably well represented in country areas. Spare parts and servicing are usually well priced, with Honda having put some hard work into pulling prices down a few years back when it had a reputation for charging top dollar for spare bits. Insurance charges are about average for a sporting coupe, meaning fairly expensive but not outrageously so. Few companies seem to understand that there are some really hot variants amongst them. All Honda Integras are built to a high quality in the Japanese manner and the combination of sportiness and quality means they retain their value well. The Integra suffered from the general decline in popularity of sports coupes that began early in the 21st century. Beware of the Honda Integra that has been thrashed by a sporting driver. Excessive brake-pad dust, usually at its worst on the insides of the front wheels and callipers, is another indication of hard driving. They really should be checked by a Honda dealer, or at least a specialist technician from a motoring association. Pay attention to the transmission during your road test and be sure it works smoothly and easily with a minimum of noise. Look over the interior for signs of damage. Though they usually age well they can suffer rough treatment. Listen for squeaks or rattles inside the car during the test drive, a rough road will magnify.
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BY ERIC BLAIR mid-sized sports model from Honda, the Integra changed its character on more than one occasion over the years. For a lot of the time it was more of an attractive cruiser than a true sports machine. At other stages it was a fullon sports machine. In particular, the third-generation Honda Integra Type R, is a semi-race machine. While it had been on sale in Japan for quite some time it didn’t reach Australia until August 2000. Having introduced us to the delights of a genuine sports machine in that first Type R, Honda went and spoiled things with the fourth-generation Integra from August 2001. It was a softer car than its predecessor, though still reasonably easy to punt hard, and it created a lot of poor publicity for Honda in Australia at the time. It wasn’t until October 2004 that Honda woke up to itself and brought in another ‘proper’ sports Integra, this time tagged as the Type S. As well as these super-hot models there are plenty of other good variants in the Integra lineup. Engines are 1.8 litres until the fourth-generation model of 2001, when the capacity climbed to 2.0 litres. However, Honda’s ability to get big power from smallish engines is renowned and the hottest of them all, the limited edition Type R of 2000 managed a hefty 141 kW from its 1.8 litres. Transmission choices are five-speed manual in most models, with the Type R and Type S getting six-speed manuals. Four-speed automatic transmissions with a conventional change were offered until the 2001 fourth-generation Integra arrived with a five-speed auto using sequential manual overrides. Even the standard models handle
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allington musician Andy Richardson lived in London for nearly 10 years during the 1970s where he spent his days busking in tube stations. â€œAt night Iâ€™d watch this British TV show called Minder and the lead character Terry drove a stylish Jaguar. I thought what a groovy old car. It was a silver XJ6 with a vinyl roof. â€œI always thought Iâ€™d love to own one of those old cars, one day.â€? Fifteen years ago, Andy was playing gigs in Melbourne and living at Apollo Bay, so to save money he stayed with his mother in Toorak. She happened to mention one day that her neighbour, Jeff Wales, had an old Jaguar in his garage for sale. â€œThe 1976 metallic silver Jaguar XJ had been sitting in the garage for several years and for some reason the roof and bonnet paint work had been burnt or had faded badly,â€? Andy recalled. â€œI bought the car for $1000. â€œThe first job I did on it, because I got it at such a good price, was have it stripped back and resprayed. â€œThere was a really good duco man in Colac who did a good job and it came up like brand new. I think I spent a couple of thousand dollars on the paint job. He had to strip off the old paint before he painted it in Old English white. â€œThat was done 15 years ago but the paintwork still looks almost new,â€? Andy said. Andy said he drove the car for the next nine years without incident, until a trip to Warrnambool. â€œI was down in Warrnambool, in 2005, visiting an old muso friend of mine, Shane Howard, when the car just stopped. â€œIâ€™m not sure what was wrong with it but we managed to get it to another friendâ€™s house and park it. I was then forced to get the train home.â€? Andy is otherwise known as Howlinâ€™ Wind, a renowned flute player. â€œI asked around Warrnambool and everybody recommended this great mechanic called Terry Mansbridge. Apparently he is quite a legend in the south west of Victoria. â€œHe took it upon himself to do up the motor. I think I must have blown a head gasket or something. â€œItâ€™s a straight six, 4.2 engine with SU
Waneâ€™s Wheels GREG WANE Carburettors and a three-speed auto gearbox and since the motor was done up it drives like a dream,â€? Andy said. â€œIt has twin exhaust and goes like the wind.â€? Andy said he felt very connected to the road and the car was extremely quiet inside. â€œIn fact at 100km/h you can just hear the little clock ticking. It must be beautifully made the way the motor is baffled off from the driver you can hardly hear a thing.â€? It is ride comfort that Andy enjoys the most. â€œImagine sitting back in your most comfy lounge chair, except that you are moving forward, that best describes the ride comfort. â€œBut there are still things about the car that drive me crazy. â€œShe gets really hot, particularly when I am stuck in traffic like on the West Gate Bridge and you start to think I am not going to get home. â€œIt gets really hot. It does need the air flowing through it. â€œThe car does best on a winterâ€™s day, or on a summers night,â€? Andy admitted. Regularly checking the coolant level is a must. The other small issue Andy said he has with the old Jag is the windscreen wipers. â€œThe wipers get stuck in a storm, they are a bit old world. They are little thin things that donâ€™t clear the water quick enough. I donâ€™t think they have rain drops the size of your thumbnail in England. â€œI have them going flat out and they just swish it around the windscreen. These silly little blades, are nothing like the fancy modern cars. â€œSo my advice is if you have an old Jag, donâ€™t
Inheritance: Andy and son Frank will head off in the Jag on a road trip next year after Frank gets his L plates. Pictures: Tommy Ritchie 61558 take it out on a stormy day,â€? Andy advised. He was quick to dismiss these annoyances as only minor, compared to the whole enjoyment of the car. â€œAnd have I mentioned the sound system? It is old technology, 1976. Itâ€™s a pretty daggy old radio and a cassette player. I have heaps of cassettes and with the four big speakers, one in each door, the sound is truly surround and full, not a sample like digital.â€? Andy, knows a thing or two about music â€“ as Howlinâ€™ Wind, he has been recording his flute for 42 years and is about to release his 34th commercial album at the end of March. â€œItâ€™s called Morning Light and was recorded at my
new home studio at Wallington. I moved here after spending 25 years at Apollo Bay. The album was inspired by my new surroundings on the Bellarine Peninsula. Andyâ€™s son Frank, 15, will inherit the car and has already taken ownership and is getting behind-thewheel experience by driving the car around the familyâ€™s large circular driveway. â€œWhen Frank gets his â€˜Lsâ€™ in January we are going on a road trip to Bendigo and across to Mortlake in the old Jag so I am looking forward to that.â€?
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Make-over: The 1976 Jaguar was originally metallic silver, but a new duco in Old English white, 15 years ago, has stood the test of time.
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AUDI, A4, 1999, manual, black, 120,000kms, EC, CD, new timing belt, TTT772. $10,800. 0413 956 329. Geelong. BARINA, City, black, 1992, 1.4lt, 5 speed, PS, AC, CD, 05/09 reg. RWC, 63,000kms. ROQ-549. $8,000. 0401 492 890.
BMW, 535, 1988, silver, auto, sun roof, leather interior, 163,000kms, GC, RWC, reg.10 months. XKP-610. $5,000. 0432 444 501. DAEWOO, Kalof, immaculate, 1 owner, 5 speed, manual, TZT-461, $5,000 ono. 0450 004 267. Portarlington. DAEWOO, Matiz, 2004, auto, low kms, economical, great ﬁrst car, SXQ295. $5,500ono. 0409 519 014. Whittington. 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, 2003, 1 tonne tray, white, auto, tint, GC. SLW733. $12,500ono. 0432 154 099. FORD, AU sedan, 1999, silver, auto, 12 months reg., new windscreen, AC, RWC, EC, QSN-528. $6,800. 0418 565 041. Drysdale.
FORD, AU, C2R sedan, auto, twin air bags, alloys, tinted windows, RWC, AC, ABS, EC, must sell. TGO606. $9,000 ono. 0433 991 920. 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, Falcon, BA, MKII, XT, 2005, sedan, 151,000kms, 4 speed, tiptronic, reg 01/2012, silver, WWY-906. $12,950. 0430 737 265. Hamlyn Heights. FORD, Falcon GT, 1969, polar white, black trim, top loader, EC, genuine matching numbers car, WOX-626. $62,000. 0418 565 041.
FORD, Focus, auto, 2004, 5 door hatch, serviced, RWC, reg.12 months, 50,000kms. TGB-824. $17,500 ono. 5275-5839. FORD, FPV, GT-Cobra 2008, BF MK2, sedan, auto, 73kms, brand new, FPVP7U52350, genuine matching numbers vehicle. $83,000. 0418 565 041.
FORD, Laser, 1991, auto reg 05/11, CD, AC, no RWC, NHA-652. $1,500ono. 0402 812 044. East Geelong. FORD, S Wagon, 1992, maroon, GC, reg 06/11, QXH-662. $1,500ono. 5282-6311. Lara.
Advertise your item for sale in this local newspaper for great results! It will also appear FREE in FORD, Territory, TX, RWD, 11/2007, 37,500kms, immaculate condition, full service history, tint, tow, cruise, driving lights, reverse sensors, ABS, DSC, WBL-387, $25,500 ono. Call Adam 0438 446 686. Highton. HOLDEN, Astra, 2003, CD, hatch, 5 door, VGC, 120,000, 5 months reg, TOX-932, $10,200. 52591273 or 0419 778 523. Portarlington. 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, VS wagon, auto, AC, PS, reg 11/11, books, tint, towbar, CD, EC in/out, OGW-342. $4,800. 0423 132 395. Bell Park.
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 01/12, TVF-374. $19,500 0488 620 008. Whittington. HOLDEN, Jackaroo, 1982. PVR-305. As is $800 ono. 0448 907 623. HOLDEN, Vectra, 2001, manual, full electrics, GC, RWC. RGU-894. $5,900ono. 0432 647 559. East Geelong.
HOLDEN, VH wagon, jet black, 3.3, 6 cylinder, neat car, must go, V1398295. $1000. 0466 502 988. Clifton Springs. HOLDEN, VZ, Acclaim, wagon, white, November 2004, 142,000kms, reg 11/11, EC, tint, cargo barrier, TFD-184. $14,990. 0411 109 395. Highton.
HOLDEN, VZ executive wagon, 2005, silver, 67,000kms, reg 10/11, EC throughout, family car, female driver, must see, WRN-778. $13,990. 0419 901 244. Newtown. HONDA, Accord, 1996, 20th anniversary edition, 5 speed manual, AC, sunroof, 24,600kms, RWC, NXX-702. $6,000, 0425 890 815, Bell Park. HONDA, Accord, 1988, GC, TGQ-006, must sell, $2,300 ono. 5255-4727. Ocean Grove.
HONDA, CRV Sport, 2002, 5 speed, low kms, full books, GC, RRQ-489, $11,900 ono. 0419 514 777. Newtown. HYUNDAI Lantra, 1998, manual, long reg, OTY950. $1,800 ono. 52754651. Corio.
HYUNDAI, S coupe, auto, AC, PS, NGI-462, $3,400 ono. 0409 175 344. Belmont.
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MAZDA 6, Classic 2003, manual, sedan, silver, 124,000kms, registered until June 2011, SHW191. $10,000 ono. 0457 980 400. Hamlyn Heights.
MAZDA, 121 Bubble, EC inside/out, long reg, garaged, EYE-956. $2,900ono. 0409 319 294. Grovedale. MAZDA, 3, 2004, 5 speed, RWC, 89,000kms, alloys, power pack, spoiler, EC. SWC-342. $12,800 neg. 0401 365 274. Norlane.
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MITSUBISHI, Magna Advance wagon, 2000, 3.5, registered, very good order, RPI-199. $3,300ono. 0417 725 106. Norlane.
NISSAN, Pulsar, 2001, manual, sedan, low kms, always serviced, tinted windows, reg 06/11, RWC,YCL-384. $6,800ono. 0413 531 937. Clifton Springs.
SAAB 1987, 900 GLE, 4 door hatch, manual, sunroof, PS, AC, GC, reliable. TZC-170. $2,200. 0434 929 435.
MAZDA, 6, 2008, GH1051 Limited, multi-point injection, reg 10/11, manual, 2.5 litre, 4 cylinder, 17,000kms, XWF-097. $27,900. 0430 737 265. Hamlyn Heights.
MERCEDES BENZ, 1981, 280 SE, classic, immaculate condition inside and out, eng. 11098722025323. $10,500 including RWC. Phone 0402 104 710. Geelong.
MERCEDES, 1999, auto, 5 seater, double side doors, roof racks, tint, mags, VGC, PUN-977. $14,000ono. 0418 362 365. Portarlington. MITSUBISHI, Magna, 1998 sedan, auto, V6, GC, AC, 182,000kms, RWC, reg 05/11, XVM-313. $4,100ono. 0406 533 184. Drysdale.
HONDA, Civic, GLI, 1999, auto, red, EC, PRM-655. $7,900. 0458 100 556. Clifton Springs.
MITSUBISHI, Magna, 1992, no reg, FAY-263. $400ono. 0427 358 351. Geelong.
SUBARU, Liberty, 2004, Luxury model, wagon, full electrics, AC, leather interior, 140,000kms, tinted windows, SRD-373. $20,900. 0411 720 092. SUBURU, Liberty, 1996, auto, PS, AC, reg. until 02/12, EC, 206,476kms, NRL-524. $5,500. 0433 821 525. Clifton Springs. SUZUKI, Baleno, 1996, manual, silver, 226,000 kms, RWC, GC, NWG977, $2,500 ono. 52562127. Ocean Grove. TOYOTA, Camry, ALtise, 2005, 2.4lt, auto, low kms, sedan, full service history, RWC, many extras, TJJ130. $23,600ono. 0419 612 583. TOYOTA, Camry Vienta, V6, 1996, 246,000kms, GC, reg. until Nov. 2011. WDK-436. $2,300 ono. 5257-1077. St Leonards. TOYOTA, Corrola, hatch 2008, Auto, Cruise, WTZ058 $17,500 ono 52824596. Lara TOYOTA, Corolla, Seca CSI, 1999, auto, EC, 120,000kms, AC, PS, CD, kept tidy, UPN-755, lady owner. $7,300. 0413 956 329. Geelong.
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SUBARU, Liberty, GX, 1990 sedan, auto, PS, AC, power windows, no reg, JFIBC6AROEK005402. $700. 5243-0514, 0488 430 514. Grovedale.
HONDA, Accord, 1987, manual, one owner, extremely well maintained, perfect condition inside and out, DCG-820. $1,200ono. 0412 616 378. Lara.
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KIA, Grand, Carnival, 2006, RWC, 8 seater, silver, AC, PS, CC, auto, VGC, WEU-447. $22,000. 0434 966 429. Wandana Heights. MAGNA, Verada, 1993, auto, AC, CC, alloys, electric, sports kit, needs new motor, FIY-213. $1,800. 0430 078 170.
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KTM 990, Super Duke, 9,000kms, Akropovic system (tuned to suit), new Pirelli ‘Supercorser’ rubber with 2 sets of good spares, tank protector, just serviced, immaculate condition. DH-788. $12,000. 0414 641 326.
KING FISHER, 4.65m, runabout, Evenrude, 90HP, GPS, ﬁshﬁnder canopy and more, registered, any test welcome, all EC. $11,500. 0408 017 080. Whittington. PORTA BOTE, Yamaha motor, 3hp, all sundries, good working order, unsinkable, for ﬁshing and pleasure, HN-591. $3,000 ono. 5223-1383. South Geelong.
TRUCKS/ COMMERCIAL IZUZU, NPR300, crew cab, 1998, 4.6L diesel, reg 01/2012, 146,000kms, 3.2m tray, electric tipper, RXK-099, $25,000 ono. 0407 560 689. North Geelong.
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YAMAHA, FZR R2 250, 22,000kms, great learner bike, mechanically A1, reg. 03/11. BH192. $2,500. Call Jason, 0407 322 851. Geelong.
DRIFTAWAY, full annexe, 4 berth, new bunks, gas/electric, VGC. $10,000neg. 5278-6372. Bell Park.
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MOTORHOME, Bedford, 30ft, petrol motor, goes well, ﬁtted out with all new ﬁttings, shower, toilet, hot water etc. $34,000 neg. Vin6172005. 5593-3229, 0437 661 197. OLYMPIC, pop-top, 2005, 15’6”x7’6”, single beds, roll out awning, many extras EC. $21,500ono. 5229-1878, 0407 340 046. Herne Hill. TOYOTA, Coaster motor home, 1983, 5 speed manual, petrol/gas, V8, fully ﬁtted, GC. EWA-115. $33,000 ono. 0407 348 793. Lara.
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WINDSOR, 1996, AC, annexe, awning curtain, contents, Hayman Reece towbar, single beds, all ﬁttings, HD TV, many extras, 2 gas bottles, 2 spares. $20,000ono. 52504419. Leopold.
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FORD, Transit, mobile home, auto, Holden V6 motor, dual fuel, reg 6/11, many extras, RWC, SHC594, $24,000. 5259-1222. Portarlington. GAZAL, Inﬁnity, pop top, 2000, 15’6” x 7’6”, roll out awning, fridge, grill, microwave, single beds, brand new bedding, electric brakes, immaculate condition. $17,500. 0407 328 309. Indented Head.
GLASTRON, GX185, 2003, Bowrider, ﬁsh, ski, 4.3V6, Volvo Penta, stern drive, easy-load trailer, 18.5ft long, 190HP, VEC, full reg, EC, can arrange for delivery. $26,500ono. 0407 814 565. Corio.
MILLARD, 3 berth caravan, aluminium frame, full size pop-top, 690kg, 4 cylinder towable, EC, always housed, garaged when not in use. $5,900. 5244-1430. Grovedale.
QUINTREX, aluminium, 4.2, with trailer, envirude, 30HP, all safety gear, including boat cover, $5,800 ono. 0408 514 563. Lara.
CAMPER TRAILER, new, never used, 9ft x 9ft pyramid tent, 8ft inﬂatable boat, 3 way fridge, electric outboard motor, extra camping gear, $3,400. 5282-6162. Lara. VOLVO BUS, turbo diesel, automatic, PS, ﬂat ﬂoor, aluminium body, RWC, 12231. $9,500. 0447 331 222.Trafalgar.
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ASSORTED ITEMS, Wall unit, solid pine. Timber table and chairs. English dinner set. All EC. $390 the lot. 5275-2539. Corio.
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BEDROOM SUITE, QS, modern, slat base, dark timber veneer, 2 storage drawers underneath, with matching chest drawers and bedside table, EC. $600ono. 0409 976 170. BEDROOM SUITE, Girls single bed, mattress, tallboy, bedside table, and shadow box, GC, stained timber. $400 the lot. 0416 286 867. Leopold.
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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. CALENDERS, National Australia Bank, 19571998, some gaps, EC. $250 ono. 5244-1930. Highton. CARDINIA COLLEGE, pinafores and quilts, GC, $60. 0413 244 428. Hamlyn Heights. CASIO, Classpad, OS and graphics, version 3.0 (suit VCE), with cover. $110ono. 5272-1392. Norlane. CHAINSAW, new in box, Baumr-AG-pro, 62 CC, 22 inch bar, great farm saw, warranty, retails for $895. Sell $275. 0449 594 226.
CHAIRS, approximately 35, GC. $525. 0422 875 738. Anglesea. COFFEE TABLE, solid timber, unique carved pattern. $200 delivered. 0410 521 636. 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, 3 seater, fabric, soft floral on ivory background, timber trim, EC, $350. 0409 417 028. Highton. COUCH, 3 seater, 1 year old, mushroom, microfibre, EC, $250. 5275-1780. Corio. 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. 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.
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FOR SALE HOUSEHOLD GOODS Oval extension table, 6 chairs, round extension table, 4 chairs, Pyrox gas heater, 3 seater couch, 2 single base mattresses, 2 wrought iron single beds, Queen Ann bed-head, dbl base mattress, 2 office chairs. 5245-8619, 0402 104 710, Belmont. INVESTIGATORS RFD DETECTOR, made in USA, including headset, $700, 0451 146 665. Bell Park.
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KAYAK, and paddle, Adventurer, Escape model, EC, $550. 0409 741 203. Torquay. KITCHEN CHAIRS, 4 Windsor style, European beech, all immaculate condition. $250ono. 0412 616 378. Lara.
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If your item sells, contact us so we can cancel the advert. 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. DINING SETTING, circular, 1050mm diameter, glass topped table, 4 chairs with cushions, honey pine, EC. $145. 5245-9322. Highton. DINING SETTING, 7 piece, wood, country style, GC, freezer, Kelvinator, large, upright, GC. $410 the lot. 5250-2211 Leopold. DINING TABLE, extends to 2760cm, 8 chairs, matching buffet and corner unit, E/C. $2,500. Phone. 0409 065 000. DINING TABLE, extendable, 6 chairs, matching buffet unit, EC. $900ono. 5277-0046, 0413 287 001. Bell Post Hill. 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. ENTERTAINMENT UNIT, large, 2m x 1.2m, and Sony 68cm TV, EC. $350ono. 0417 312 288. ENTERTAINMENT UNIT, large with 80cm TV, EC. $250ono. 0419 399 134. Corio. FENCING POLE DIGGER, Hoger, very little use. $1,080. 0404 318 614. Bell Park. FIREPLACE SURROUND, with carved mantle piece. pale wood, VGC. $100. 5257-2267. St Leonards. FITNESS, multicardio station, GC, $180. 5277-0512 or 0404 952 421.
FRIDGE, Westinghouse, white, 660L, double door, fridge/freezer, as new, sale due to relocation, $920 ono. 0427 585 161. 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, limed oak, EC, QS bedroom suite etc, dining suite, TV unit, buffet, coffee and lamp tables, $1,200 the lot. 0412 284 528. Lara. 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. FURNITURE, Beech dining and lounge package, extendable table, chairs, coffee table, entertainment unit, side table, all with drawers and shelves, some glass, VGC, $750 the lot, ono. 0438 154 866. Lara. GARDEN HOSE, Nylex, ideal for Hobby farm, 100m long on mobile metal reel and stand with fitting, GC. $450. 0438 782 022. GAS LOG FIRE, Heat `n` Glo, 6000 TRSI, plus remote, new in box. Cost $5,800. Sell $4,000 ono. 0407 672 182. Herne Hill.
LEG MAGIC, brand new in box, $50. 5272-1474, 0408 131 967. LIGHTS, 1950`s, 1 large, amber pendant, 1 small pendant, EC. $190 the pair. 5241-9269. Belmont. LOUNGE SUITE, with matching dining setting, 7ft 6” extending table, Sumna, 6 chairs, EC. $500. 5261-2387. Torquay. LOUNGE SUITE, wingback, 2 seater, floral pattern, EC. $200. 52531930. Clifton Springs. LOUNGE SUITE, Victorian Jacobean, 3 piece, genuine rattan, original upholstery, GC. $3,500. 0428 526 565. LOUNGE SUITE, Siam teak, plain, tan, one and three seater, 2 chairs, $200ono. 0439 438 226. Belmont. LOUNGE SUITE, Sanderson floral linen, wing backed, 3 seater couch, 2 arm chairs, 1 being a swivelled rocker, EC. $1,200 ono. 0438 097 865. Highton. LOUNGE SUITE, matching 2 and 2.5 seater couches, quality fabric, EC, tuscan tones, $300. 5250-4308. Leopold. 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.
GATES, steel fram, colorbond front, 175cmW x 162cmH, $250 ono. 0437 866 585. Geelong West.
LOUNGE SUITE, Art/Deco, bargain, as new, solid timber frame, fully sprung cushions, 2 footstolls and arm covers. $1,200ono. 0415 045 038.
COLD ROOM / FREEZER CONDENSING UNIT, 18KW, Refrigerant R134a, VGC, ring for details. $1,000. 0434 995 307. Pakenham.
GO CATS, brand new, 120L bar fridge, with hand painted cats picture, can email photo. Dont miss out. Bargain $570. 94355279.
LOUNGE SUITE, 3 seater couch, 2 reclining chairs, brown leather, VGC. $650. 0408 758 988. Highton.
FRIDGE, Fisher & Paykel, self-defrost, 442 litre, EC. $399ono. 5282-2919. Lara.
GOLF CLUBS, RH, McGregor, full set and bag, VGC. $250. 52562646, Ocean Grove. GOLF CLUBS, RH, bag, buggy, balls and tees, PGF set, three woods, nine irons, $250ono. 52532410. Clifton Springs.
FRIDGE, Harley Davidson, custom designed to suit your shed or bar, looks great, $1,600. Phone 5243-2889 Geelong. FRIDGE, Westinghouse, 250L, silver, near new. Paid $700, sell $380. 0400 504 607. Grovedale.
GYM EQUIPMENT, universal machines, weights. Cost $1,200. Sell $600. 0419 506 519. Highton. HEATER, Noroi, electric, white, portable, wall convector heater, VGC. $250. 5256-1655. Ocean Grove.
LOUNGE SUITE, 3 seater and 2 recliners, brand new, blue suede. $1,500 ono. 0403 902 003. Grovedale. MALVERN, Star, mountain bike, 21 gears, alloy wheels, very lttle use, EC, $150. 5253-2991. MASSAGER, Sunbeam, back and seat, shiatsu and vibration, $45. 52291571. East Geelong. MOBILITY AIDS, Day chair, highback, adjustable height. $290. 5263-3146, 0414 633 145. Geelong. MOPED, electric, never used. Cost $1,400. Sell $1,200. 5274-1465. Corio.
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TV, Samsung 22”, Series 4 LED, brand new, obtained in a promotion. $350. 0417 641 127. Highton.
PLANTS. Yuccas 50cm high. $7. New Zealand Flax, red or brown. 8 for $20. Tropicanna. 5 for $10. Liriope. 4 for $10. Succulents. $1. 5275-4505. POOL/DINING ROOM TABLE, 6’x4’, slate bottom, with 6 colonial chairs, teak colour, EC. $1,100. 0434 097 009. Corio. RETRO FURNITURE, laminated table and 4 swivel chairs, divan, 6 dining chairs. $500 the lot. 0466 281 495. Drysdale. RING, engagement, 3 diamonds, white gold, Valued at $1,400. Sell $900 ono. 0400 164 340. Winchelsea. SAND, paving, 2 c/m, crushed rock 1 c/m, $75 the lot. Collect only. 0415 799 332.
UTE TUB LID, solid, for Rodeo, 2004, VGC. $800. 0408 397 417. VACUUM CLEANER, Kirby, latest model Sentria, hardly used $1,500 ono. 0438 382 042. North Geelong. VACUUM CLEANER, Kirby, Generation 5, plus tools, VGC. $450 ono. 0438 382 042. North Geelong. WALL HEATER, Vulcan, dual outlet, works very well, GC. $200 ono. 52553160, 0408 679 890. WASHING MACHINE, Simpson Ezi Sensor, 5.5kg, water saver, 12mths old, EC. $180 pick up. 0425 760 969. Geelong West.
SCHOOL UNIFORM, Norlane High School, complete winter and summer. Size 10. $150 the lot. 5278-3265.
WHEELCHAIR, tilt in space, speciality chair, fully adjustable, EC. $550.00. 0407 549 167. Lara.
SCHOOL UNIFORM, Belmont High School, winter kilt, size 8, EC. $40. 52435002. Highton.
WINDOW, double hung, 2500mm high x 900mm wide, VGC, Geelong West, $280. 5229-7522.
SHED, with guttering and verandah, riveted zincalume, ex-cattery, GC, you dismantle and remove, 3.1m x 1.7m. $300. 5255-2562 AH. Wallington.
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. SURFBOARD, NSP, Surf Betty, 6’10’’, pink, VGC, carry bag. $480. 0433 364 680. Leopold. 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 LAMP, (art deco), blue, frilled, glass shade, unusual design. $270. 5251-1818. Clifton Springs. TABLE, Malaysian hardwood, teak, 180Lx90W, 6 months old, EC, $350. 0414 969 543. Clifton Springs. TABLES, set of 3, large, small, hall, VGC, $130. 0417 072 772. Waurn Ponds. TANK, suitable as aquarium or reptile enclosure on 700mm high cabinet, lots of extras, 1600mm x 400mm x 600mm. $1,000 ono. 5255-4445. TV, Sony Trinitron, 68cm, colour TV. $150. 0447 517 423. Lara.
WINDOW, wooden double hung, 1800mm wide x 1400mm high, VGC, $230 ono. 5257-2200 Queenscliff. WINDOWS, 3, new, pearl white aluminium, with ﬂy screens, 2700x1200, 550x900 opaque, 900x900 opaque. $600 ono. 0404 044 354. Jan Juc. WOOD LATHE, Peerless, all equipment, on heavy stand. $250. 0430 631 153. Portarlington.
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HEALTH AND FITNESS JOINT ANCHOR TECHNIQUE Need relief from neck pain but can no longer tolerate physical techniques? Joint Anchor Technique may suit you. Joint Anchor Technique works with the Energetic Joint Anchor to balance the joints of those unsuited to physical techniques. It is the ﬁrst bio-energetic technique to do so. For information or appointments visit www.jointanchortechnique .com.au or call 5264-8670.
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WATER TANK, Polymaster, round, heritage red, 3,300L, 2yo, new $1,000, must sell, $500. 0448 986 931. Grovedale.
BABY GOODS ASSORTED, cot, halo set, mattress, linen sets, bumper, quilt etc. $280 ono. 0404 293 297. Bell Park.
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PRAM, Phil and Ted, accessories, double kit sleeping bag, sunshade, storm cover, EC, $500. 0419 394 502. Hamlyn Heights.
ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES DRESSING TABLE, antique, Victoria Circa, 1880, 3 drawers, mahogany colour, EC. $1,500. 0408 785 489.
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BRIDAL AND DEB WEAR 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, size 12 - 16, thin straps (optional), crystal beaded bodice, princess skirt, lace up back, train, EC, dry cleaned, $1,000. 0407 048 276. Lara. 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, and veil, white, size 14, beading and halter neck, never worn, $800, 0408 360 573. Bell Park.
FISH TANK, with stand/light, 4ft, extra thick glass. $280ono. 0400 419 015. Belmont. FISH TANK, high quality, EC, 61cmH x 121cmW, includes blue and white lights, pump, ﬁlters. $900. 0425 822 613. Lara. 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.
WEDDING DRESS and shawl, EC, 10-12, dry cleaned. $500. 0422 284 788. Lara.
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SALES EXECUTIVE – GEELONG REGION FULL TIME POSITION Fermax delivers key community newspaper publications, catalogues and leaﬂets to letterboxes throughout the Melbourne and Geelong regions. We have an established network of walkers, drivers and supervisors that currently deliver in excess of 1,500,000 items per week comprising unaddressed advertising material and over 30 weekly publications like the Geelong Independent. As a sales executive you will be responsible for: - Establishing new business through leaﬂet and catalogue sales - Maintaining and servicing existing businesses
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WEDDING DRESS, bridal white, size 12-14, 2 piece satin ﬁnish. $600 0410 450 004.
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WEDDING DRESS, 1416, ivory beaded and matching beaded veil, EC. Been drycleaned. $600. 0409 968 002.
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ORGAN, electric, 2 keyboard, Kawai. $250 ono. 5250-3403, 0403 032 364. Leopold.
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TV CABINET, large, solid timber, 6 drawers, 2 glass doors, EC, $350 ono. 0408 355 978. Belmont.
MOTOR SCOOTER, 50cc, TGB, low kms, plenty of warranty, reg., RWC, FU424. $1,750 ono. 52779677.
FISH, tank including accessories and ﬁsh, $50. 5277-0512 or 0404 952 421.
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TELEVISION, with set top box, Philips 69cm. $100ono. 5241-2158 (weekends only). Highton.
MOBILITY SCOOTER, Shop Rider Salsa, ﬁts in small car boot, EC. $600ono. 0424 579 633. Newcomb.
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Lowdown: Dylan Pace with a 1.5kg bream from the bottom reaches of the Barwon River.
Barwon bream biting, surf salmon striking On the bite BRIAN LONG tent but anglers had to fish the shallow water over the grass beds in generally under three metres of water. Productive jig colours varied, with most anglers finding size 2.5 jigs best. Dean Stranger berleyed over a patch of grass near the mouth of Swan Bay where he started catching whiting to 36cm. After about two hours the berley really came into play, with Dean catching three big flathead to 58cm on bluebait. Stuart Sunders fished Governor Reef for his bag-limit of whiting, with the same result on a follow-up session two days later. Most of Stuartâ€™s fish averaged 33 but he landed two of 42cm, while his South Australian pippies out-fished even the fresh squid he caught earlier in the day. Soft plastics anglers found good numbers of snapper and flathead around the outer-harbour, with the best results close in at Kirks Point all the way down to Long Reef. Snapper to 3kg were taken, with many fish just over 1kg. Flathead of close to 1kg were also taken in good numbers, with Gulp fourinch minnows in the Nuclear Chicken
SOME outstanding captures were taken last weekend from both the salt and freshwater across the region. Dylan Pace was surprised while fishing the lower end of the Barwon River estuary to catch a thumping bream of 1.5kg while targeting trevally on soft plastics. Dylan also took mullet, flathead, salmon and whiting in a hot session. Perry McMillan also fished the Barwon estuary for bream. Fishing close to the Ocean Grove boat ramp he landed three fish to 1.2kg on Atomic bream shad lures. Salmon start turning up consistently on our beaches in winter but are available in good numbers now. My group spent most of last weekend fishing Fairhaven, Eastern View and Stoney Creek where we caught any number of fish under 1kg. Bait has been producing fish but metal baitfish-profile lures and soft plastics worked a treat. Shane Tyson fished in perfect conditions off Apollo Bay on Saturday for a bag of flathead, snapper and whiting in close along with a huge 70cm silver trevally he estimated at 3kg. Darryl Sharp fished just off Barwon Heads where he caught snapper, flathead and a 8.3kg gummy shark. Other boats close were also catching snapper. Salmon remained inconsistent in the Queenscliff area but Shaun Oâ€™Toole found them close in at Edwards Point. Trolling small, white occies worked for a while but Shaun eventually switched to casting small, metal baitfish lures for a final tally of around 30 salmon caught and released. Squid continued to be extremely consis-
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colour the lure of choice for the most successful anglers. Perry Sharp fished the spoil grounds off Hermsley where small snapper almost cleaned up a 2kg block of pilchards before his two rods folded with screaming reels. Perryâ€™s 3.2kg and 3.6kg snapper certainly made up for the little pickers. Stingaree Bayâ€™s spoil grounds was again difficult to go past, with plenty of small snapper available. Bait and lure were working but the latter consistently produced the better fish, particularly on high tide running off. Greg Freeman fished North Shore rocks for a mixed bag of snapper and flathead. Greg said the fish came right on the bite close to dark and continued to bite up until 9pm, around the time he lost a much better fish that tangled his line on the rocks. West Barwon Reservoir returned trout to just over 1kg on both worm or mudeye fished under a float. Lures were also working, particular with small Tassie Devils in the gold colours. Wurdee Boluc Reservoir produced its small fish but trout and redfin to 1.5kg are available on bait or lure, with late afternoon currently producing the best captures. Eastern Viewâ€™s high tides around midday should be a good option this weekend along with Stingaree Bay for snapper during the the afternoon high tides up to dark. Send reports and photos to email@example.com or visit Brian at Ray Longâ€™s Fishing World, 105 Shannon Avenue, Manifold Heights.
GEELONG Cricket Club has powered into this weekendâ€™s Premier League semi-finals with a dominant victory over Melbourne. The victory was Geelongâ€™s second over the perennial finalist in as many weeks. Batting first on Saturday, Geelong set up its win on the back of a stunning 150 by Tom Elliott in an innings taking over four and a half hours. Skipper Liam Buchanan made a nice half-century before up-and-coming star Hayden Butterworth scored his maiden century at premier level to finish 110 not-out. On Sunday, Buchanan and coach Damien Shanahan quickly summed up the track and decided spin was the order of the day. Off-spinner Luke Muller sent down 26.5 overs for a career-best return of 5/104, while leg spinner Jeremy Hart bowled 16 overs for four wickets of his own. This weekend the Cats host Frankston Penninsula. Geelong Cricket Association also enters semi-final weekend, with two crackerjack games scheduled in division one. Top-placed Grovedale destroyed Lara last weekend at Winter Reserve on a water-damaged pitch. The Tigers elected to bowl first and reaped the rewards, bowling out Lara for just 100. The Cats struck back early, reducing Grovedale to 2/11, but the experienced Tigers top order was too classy and passed the small total five down. They return to Winter Reserve to take on South Barwon, which went down to Geelong West last week in a high-scoring game that perhaps exposed the Swansâ€™ lack of penetration with the ball. With just one win in its past five finals, itâ€™s hard to see South Barwon finding the artillery to trouble Grovedale. East Belmont and Geelong West will clash at Burdoo Reserve in the weekendâ€™s other match. East Belmont moved through to this stage with a minimum of fuss, disposing of Bell Post Hill last week in clinical fashion. Selections: GROVEDALE v South Barwon, EAST BELMONT v Geelong West. In division two Geelong City plays Highton at the South Barwon number-
Local Cricket JIM TIMBERLAKE two ground in a match that appears fairly one-sided. Geelong City is in awesome form, while Highton is still alive despite losing to Torquay last week. The other match at Richmond Crescent pits St Albans Breakwater against Torquay. The Saints may have been fortunate to reach this stage after their first final was rained out last Sunday when they were under the pump. Their achillesheel top order failed to fire, being dismissed for just 122 by Alexander Thomson before the Vikings reached 4/69 until the rain intervened. Torquay will be keenly aware of the Saintsâ€™ batting frailties and will look to pile on the pressure this week just as it did last week when disposing of Highton. Selections: GEELONG CITY v Highton, St Albans Breakwater v TORQUAY. With early-season favourites Teesdale and Meredith now out of the competition, the division three flag is right up for grabs. In the first game, this seasonâ€™s big improver, Lethbridge, takes on Winchelsea at Modewarre. Winchelsea has had the wood over their northern neighbour for a few years now but Lethbridge is a different outfit these days and its refreshed team will look to drive the message home that itâ€™s here to stay. At Lethbridge, Bell Park plays Little River in what should be an even game. Little River has been one of the more-consistent teams all season, while Bell Parkâ€™s results have been patchy. Both teams have match-winners, though, and if any one of them has a big one thereâ€™s a grand final around the corner. Selections: LETHBRIDGE v Winchelsea, LITTLE RIVER v Bell Park.
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