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Finding the root cause of threat to wine Stephen Taylor steve@mpnews.com.au THE invasive pest phylloxera hasn’t got a foothold in the Mornington Peninsula’s estimated 1000 hectares of grape vines – yet. And that’s why the Mornington Peninsula Vignerons’ Association and Agriculture Victoria have launched a campaign to prevent it gaining a foothold. Mornington Peninsula Shire is also in the fight seeking “insider knowledge” of the presence of the pest in every nook and cranny. The phylloxera insect can devastate a commercial vineyard and is easily transmitted between vines. This occurs when infected soil or plant material is carried from infected areas, possibly on shoes or clothing. Peninsula residents are being asked to become involved by downloading the Snap Send Solve app onto their phones and photographing often-innocent-looking ornamental vines, also known as amenity vines, in their backyard or in public places. This could help nip the pest in the bud (so to speak). They should then select their location, select the “incident” as “amenity vine” and notify Agriculture Victoria whose officers can make an inspection. Many residents already use the app to notify the shire about littering and other incidents. Vignerons association officer Tyson Lewis said while phylloxera had not been found on the peninsula it was known to be in the Yarra Valley, “only an hour and a half’s drive away”. “This is ground zero,” he said. “We are going to do a whole-of-peninsula survey to see if we can find any [phylloxera]. “If none are found, Agriculture Victoria will declare us a phylloxera-free zone and make it tougher for vines to be brought in from other areas. This is all part of improving our biosecurity.” Vines suspected of hosting the insect can easily be checked by digging to half-spade depth and inspecting the root zone where infestation will be visible.

On the hunt: Vigneron Tyson Lewis said residents’ help could tip the balance against the pest. Picture: Yanni

Expert warns on climate change MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire has been told it must immediately adopt strategies to tackle climate change. Minter Ellison special counsel Sarah Barker has told shire councillors and senior officers that climate change action and mitigation is a serious financial consideration for industries and communities across the globe. Ms Barker said strategies must immediately be integrated into all council activities to address climate change risks. She spoke on the approaches being

taken by organisations worldwide, including the World Economic Forum, global banks, ratings agencies and insurance agencies to cope with its impacts. The mayor Cr David Gill said the council wanted to learn more about global approaches to climate change. “It was great to hear from an industry expert and reinforce the knowledge that our efforts to adapt council operations and support our community are in line with global trends,” he said.

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Leading role for beach cleaner AT just seven years of age, Harrison Daley is a little boy with a passion. He helps clean-up Mornington beaches and is always keen to educate beachgoers about environmental dangers posed by litter. This dedication has been recognised with Harrison being named Mornington Peninsula Shire’s first and youngest recycling ambassador and unofficial recycling champion. It’s a job he can’t do alone and the shire wants more volunteers to become recycling champions. This team of champions will support the shire’s efforts to reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfill. The mayor Cr David Gill said it was “more important than ever to ensure we place recyclables in the correct bin”. “Overseas policy changes have limited the level of contamination accepted in recycling,” he said. “Putting the wrong items in your recycling bin could mean the whole bin is sent to landfill instead of being

recycled, which is bad news for our environment and local wildlife. “Through the recycling champions’ initiative, we’re empowering the community to get involved and get active.” Anyone aged over 18 can become a recycling champion. The champions will learn more about recycling. No prior knowledge or experience is required – just a passion and willingness to share ideas. Recycling champions will be provided with training, recycling resources and ongoing support from the shire’s waste education officer. They will help out at events, distribute flyers and posters, and talk to various groups about recycling. Details: mornpen.vic.gov.au/recyclingchampions Eye spy: Harrison Daley, the shire’s first and youngest recycling ambassador, collecting rubbish at Mothers Beach, Mornington.

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“While the [Chinese] policy shift hasn’t banned recycling, it has limited the level of contaminated accepted in recycling sent to China,” Ms Wingad said. “Clean, sorted recycling is still being accepted, so it is extremely important we continue to separate our waste from recycling and place only accepted recyclable items into our recycling bins,” she said.

“We need everyone to do their bit to ensure the correct items are placed in all kerbside and public recycling bins,” Ms Wingad said. “[These] are sent to a materials recycling facility where contractors sort items into material types.” The shire’s website lists items suitable for kerbside recycle bins.

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Community helps out as boy fights for life after crash Stephen Taylor steve@mpnews.com.au A RED Hill boy was left fighting for life late last week after the car being driven by his mother crashed headon into another car in Red Hill South. Paramedics rushed to the horror scene on the Point Leo Road just after 4.30pm, Wednesday 13 February. The Red Hill community is rallying around the family, with the Mornington Peninsula Shire, CFA, Consolidated school, scouts and residents helping them cope in their time of need. The 11-year-old was flown to The Royal Children's Hospital by helicopter ambulance in a critical condition with head, chest and abdominal injuries. Police said the badly injured boy possibly suffered cardiac arrest at the scene and was assisted by passersby until emergency crews arrived. A hospital spokesperson said yesterday morning (Monday) the boy remained in a “critical but stable” condition. His mother, aged in her 46, who was initially trapped in her Holden sedan, was flown to the Royal Melbourne Hospital by another helicopter ambulance in a serious condition with chest, leg and pelvis injuries. The boy’s twin brother was taken to Monash Medical Centre in a stable condition with chest, abdominal and leg injuries. The driver of the other car, an Audi SUV, 49, of Melbourne, was taken to Frankston Hospital in a stable condition with grazes. Unconfirmed reports suggest he was the holder of an international licence. Both cars were written off in the collision which is being investigated by the major collision unit.

Wednesday was a black day for collisions on the peninsula with six people taken to hospital and others left shocked and distressed. A cyclist was knocked off a bike on the same day. The Tyabb man, 60, was on his daily ride along the Mornington-Tyabb Road when he was hit from behind. Police said sun glare on a wet road may have hindered the Tyabb woman driver’s view of the cyclist, 7.30am, Wednesday 13 February. They said speed was not a factor in the incident. The cyclist was taken by helicopter ambulance to The Alfred hospital with life-threatening injuries. Later that same afternoon three cars collided at a Somerville intersection when one driver failed to give way. Police said a Subaru and a Toyota Yaris were travelling along Grant Road near the Simcock Street intersection when the Toyota was knocked into a stationary four-wheel-drive waiting to turn out of Scott Grove. The driver of the severely damaged Toyota was taken to Frankston Hospital for observation. At 11.15pm that night a P-plater driving a Toyota Prado turned out of Bentons Road, Moorooduc, and skidded across the median strip before flipping over onto its roof in the on-coming lane. It ended up 100 metres from the intersection. A 19-year-old Mornington man and his 17-year-old female passenger were taken to Frankston Hospital with minor injuries. Police said they will view dashcam footage as part of their investigations. Leading Senior Constable Greg Wolfe, of Somerville Highway Patrol, said human error and perhaps a lack of concentration at critical moments had been factors in all the incidents.

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Advocate’s women’s day talk LAWYER, writer, community advocate and regular ABC Q&A panellist Nyadol Nyuon (pictured) will speak at the next Southern Women’s Action Network meeting to mark International Women’s’ Day. Ms Nyuon arrived in Australia in 2005 from a Kenyan refugee camp and now holds a law and an arts degree from Melbourne University. She has been awarded for her work in assisting refugee and migrant women and combating racism. This SWAN meeting starts 9.30am, Sunday 10 March at the Mornington Peninsula Shire Chambers, corner Vancouver and Queens streets, Mornington. Cost $10. Three days after that meeting Ms Nyuon

will again speak about thuman rights when giving the 2019 Human Rights Oration at Peninsula Community Theatre, 6-9pm, Wednesday 13 March. Organised by the Mornington Peninsula Human Rights Group, the event will celebrate International Human Rights Day. Ms Nyuon volunteers extensively and has worked with governmental and nongovernmental organisations, particularly the South Sudanese Australian community. She is a board member of the Melbourne University Social Equity Institute. Bookings: human-rights-oration.eventbrite.com.au or call 5950 1099.

DRAFT SCOPING REQUIREMENTS FOR ASSESSMENT OF THE BOUNDARY ROAD QUARRY EES IS OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT A draft of the scoping requirements has been released for public comment. The scoping requirements will provide strong guidance to the specialist investigations required for the EES for the proposed Boundary Road Quarry. Known as the Boundary Road Quarry project, the proposal to recommence quarrying and access additional reserves is the subject of an Environment Effect Statement, the purpose of which is to detail the proposed project, assess its potential environmental effects and assess approaches to avoid and mitigate these effects. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning has prepared the draft scoping requirements. These matters, which are to be investigated and documented through the EES process, are contained in the ‘Draft Scoping Requirements’ which are now available for public and stakeholder comment. The Minister for Planning will consider public feedback on this draft before issuing the final scoping requirements.

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You can view the Draft Scoping Requirements and provide feedback by entering this link in your web browser: https://www.planning.vic.gov.au/environment-assessment/browse-projects/ projects/boundary-road-quarry The window for providing feedback closes at midnight on 7 March 2019. Community drop-in session A community drop-in session will be held on Tuesday 26 February for those who wish to learn more about the Draft Scoping Requirements process and the EES process. The drop-in session will be held at the Safety Beach Sailing Club (185 Marine Drive Safety Beach) from 2pm to 8pm. State Government representatives and Boundary Road project staff will be present to answer questions. There is no formal presentation so you can drop in at any time. For more information about the drop-in session contact Sally or Margie using the contact details below.

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Wild weather a blow to boat, business Stephen Taylor steve@mpnews.com.au ONE of Rye and Rosebud’s longest-serving fishing charter operators suffered a blow last week when The Jillian was wrecked in a fierce storm. Operators Jon and Steve Dart’s Pompei-built 32 footer was washed ashore in huge waves while moored at McCrae, Saturday 9 February. Its cabin and covered area was torn off and the hull split along one side. Last week the 20-passenger boat was sitting high and dry and roped off while the brothers decided what to do with her. In an open letter to friends and customers on Monday 11 February, the Darts said the destructive winds and waves of Port Phillip had “claimed another victim”. “This time it was too close to home,” they said. “The Jillian, our iconic and much loved charter fishing boat which … had been instrumental in saving the lives of so many yachtsmen and seagoers on the bay, was washed ashore with devastating consequences. “We couldn’t save her and the best we could do was salvage what we could and clean up what we couldn’t. It was heartbreaking work, but, with the help of our amazing friends, relatives and some wonderful people who we didn’t even know, the job was completed on the day. “We have managed to salvage the damaged Pompei-built hull which tomorrow will be moved into storage.” The Darts said the response to the tragedy from friends, long-term customers and members of the public had been “overwhelming and we sincerely thank everybody for their support”. The brothers will put their second boat, the Ashlea Rose, into service so that the charter business can continue. The smaller Ashlea Rose licensed for 12 passengers will continue to operate out of Rosebud and Rye. The wrecking is a double blow for the brothers

Injuries after incident A MORNINGTON, 49-year-old Mornington man has been interviewed and released by police after an alleged aggravated burglary in Cooba Court, Mornington, Monday 11 February. Detective Senior Constable Shane Moody, of Somerville CIU, said a 39-year-old at the house was allegedly punched in the head and body and received minor injuries, 2.25pm. The offender, who was known to the victim, allegedly entered through an unlocked front door. Nothing was stolen. No charges have as yet been laid and an investigation is ongoing.

Barkly Street affray A 40-YEAR-OLD Omeo woman is likely to be charged on summons after an alleged affray involving 16 people in Barkly Street, Mornington, 1am, Saturday 9 February. Detectives said four people had been arrested but not yet interviewed over the incident. Two people were injured with one taken to Frankston Hospital for treatment.

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who had the business up for sale only two months ago in what they described as the ultimate “sea change” experience. The boat had been refurbished at Martha Cove Marina and was “ready for the holiday season”, their sales literature stated.

A CLYDE North man will be charged on summons after allegedly being caught driving over the limit at Baxter on Saturday 9 February. Hastings police responding to reports of erratic driving intercepted a van on BaxterTooradin Road, 9.40pm. They noticed damage to the front of the van and later found it had struck a parked car about an hour earlier at Carrum Downs. The 53-year-old driver was taken to Frankston police station where he blew 0.267 per cent. His van was impounded for 30 days at a cost of $1280 and his licence suspended for a minimum of 12 months. Media officer Senior Constable Alistair Parsons urges anyone who saw the van to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

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Beach-bound: Police stand by as the fur seal crosses back over Point Nepean Road, Blairgowrie. Picture courtesy 3AW

when he reached the sand and took to the shallows for a cooling off.

A NEW Zealand fur seal that had been resting on the beach at Dromana last week (Seal draws crowd and ‘unwelcome’ attention” The News 12/2/19) decided to move further down the bay and hit the high spots of Blairgowrie, Thursday afternoon. But, not content with sunning himself on the sand, the big fellow shuffled across Point Nepean Road, bringing the busy thoroughfare to a halt and prompting shoppers to call police to direct traffic. Constable Garry Robinson, of Rosebud police, said he spent 45 minutes shepherding the seal across the road “with a bit of a rest in the middle”. He admits to being quietly relieved

A COUPLE arrested after a courier’s van was stolen in Mt Eliza while he was making a delivery faced Frankston Magistrates’ Court on Friday 15 February charged with more than 60 theft-related offences. The man, 28, and woman, 27, both from the Somerville area, were found asleep in a stolen car at Black Rock, 2am, Thursday 14 February, before they allegedly rammed a police car, injuring one officer. They were apprehended in Brighton soon after while attempting to flee on foot. The driver of the StarTrack van was at the front door of a house in Boxmoor Court, 1.30pm, when his Toyota van was driven away.

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Detective Craig Goudie, of Frankston CIU, said the man faced 35 charges and the woman 27 charges of theft, burglary, theft of cars, theft from cars and “many more charges to come”. They were remanded in

custody to a later date. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

Smash and grab POLICE have issued a picture of a man they believe may have smashed a car’s rear side window at McCrae and stolen a woman’s handbag possibly used her credit card to buy alcohol at a nearby supermarket, Monday 28 January. Somerville detectives said the woman parked her car on Point Nepean Road and walked to the beach at lunchtime. Later, she found her car’s window smashed and her handbag missing from the back seat. Police have released CCTV images of a man at the check-out who may be able to assist with their inquiries. Anyone recognising him is asked to

call Detective Senior Constable Alex Montgomery, 5978 1400, or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 quoting number 190036170.

Speedster caught A MT ELIZA woman must have been in a rush to get to the city early Friday afternoon because she allegedly drove past an unmarked police car on Eastlink, near Thompsons Road, at about 160kph. The 23-year-old was intercepted and found to have a suspended licence due to 79 demerit points as well as outstanding arrest warrants for road-traffic offences. She was arrested and left the scene in handcuffs. Her car was impounded for 30 days at a cost of $979. Leading Senior Constable Greg Wolfe, of Somerville Highway Patrol, urges drivers to “slow down, drive according to the conditions and within the speed limit”.

Women sought TWO young women who allegedly attempted to steal clothing and a $200 beach towel from a Sorrento boutique are being sought by police. The women, pictured, selected the items and allegedly removed the security tags in the change rooms. Soon after, one attempted to distract staff while the other began walking out of the store with the clothing stuffed into a bag. An alert staff member stopped her and demanded she return the items. Both women protested their innocence but handed over the items

and left the store when the staff member began calling police. It is believed the women may have stolen items from other stores in the area. They are described as 18-23 years old, one with long blonde hair in a ponytail, fair complexion and a slim build, the other with long brown hair tied back, fair complexion and a solid build. Anyone knowing the women or having information is urged to call Constable Garry Robinson 5986 0444 or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

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Questions of history still blowing for the Wind AUTHOR Fran Henke is about to publish the final chapters in her novel trilogy, A Fair Wind. However, the historical narrative so far has proved so absorbing that “I can see a fourth – I want to know what happens to the child of this third story”. If she writes another book in the Wind series – making it a quartet – Henke will have authored 23 books. But all that research into the past is in the future as Henke prepares to launch An Imperfect Calendar during next Sunday’s Hastings Festival (23 February). Her first novel in the series, The Other Side of the Wind, was self -published for Henke’s 70th birthday (“rather than jumping out of a plane as do some septuagenarian thrill seekers”). The second, Winds of Rebellion, followed involvement of her characters at the Eureka Stockade on the goldfields of Ballarat in 1854. “Readers kept asking about what happens next – I wanted to know too,’ Mrs Henke said. The aim of book three An Imperfect Calendar, was to embroil those same characters in moves towards Federation, but a tragedy caused one, an artist, to disappear, leaving behind his baby daughter. Distraught, he walks around the colony of Victoria, painting and drawing, observing how farmers were using innovative methods to cope with the extremes of climate and landscape. “I really don’t know what these people are up to. Sometimes they are out of control,” Henke says. “I’m very fond of them and miss them when not writing their stories. Writing can be a mysterious process.” Henke says the idea for the trilogy began 30 years ago when a friend described a mishap befalling her ancestors on arrival at Geelong in the 1800s. The husband and wife were separated by a gust of wind taking their sailing ship out through Port Phillip heads and across the Pacific. One was left behind. “This extraordinary yarn had to be written but

took 10 years before I could work part time and write in whatever hours were left,” Henke said. “Research was addictive – primary research among sailors’ letters and journals, even old cookbooks. The second about the Rebellion – over an unfair tax – suited my ongoing concerns perfectly as secretary of the Australian Tax Reform Group. “For this book I was fortunate to spend an afternoon with the curator of costumes and textiles at the National Gallery of Victoria. I’d done a lot of reading about clothing of the era, so it was a great thrill to see the frocks and underwear, to be assured the work I’d done so far was accurate. The curator even found for me a dress made in Geelong in 1865. “Then I dug up a fascinating thesis on pioneering colonial farming, busting the myth it was all ravage. “Best of all was discovering online a paper delivered in 1856 on how Aboriginal people used reflections in Lake Tyrell in the Wimmera – as a calendar.” Henke says she had “a wonderful time” writing, making linocuts and drawings as well as maps, for illustrations. “Someone said every good book should start with a map and end with a poem. So, this one does.” An Imperfect Calendar will be launched at the Hastings Hall as part of Western Port Festival, 2.30pm Sunday 24 February. Henke is also exhibiting there as an artist in the festival show. Henke’s 2017 book, Life Skills for Polios, is being translated in Taiwan to Mandarin, is available online to benefit the Polio Network Victoria. An Imperfect Calendar is published by Flying Pony Press (rrp$25). The first two books in the trilogy as well as Life Skills for Polios are available at flyingponypress@gmail.com with more details on www.franhenke.com

Three makes four: Author Fran Henke feels the need to further explore the characters’ lives in her just completed novel trilogy, A Fair Wind. Picture: Supplied

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NEWS DESK Concerts begin PENINSULA Chamber Musicians will launch its 2019 season on the weekend on 2 and 3 march with concerts at Rosebud and Mornington. Artistic director Andrew Hall said the performances will feature music by “two of western music’s greatest composers, Beethoven and Bach”. “Continuing with our tradition of starting the year with one of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos - number five in 2018, number one in 2017 and number six in 2016 - PCM is pleased to be commencing this year with the lively Brandenburg Concerto number four,” Hall said. “This will then be followed by Beethoven’s majestic Symphony number three, Eroica. We are delighted to present this work, which although grounded in the classical era is renowned for the way it stretched the musical boundaries of that time to welcome the beginning of the Romantic era.” Hall said the choice of music was “a resounding way to mark the beginning of our 2019 performances”. The first performance starts 2pm Saturday 2 March, at All Saints Anglican Church, Rosebud (www.trybooking.com/459742) and the second at 2pm Sunday 3 March, at Peninsula Community Theatre, Mornington (www.trybooking.com/459745).

Office opens PENINSULA Transport Assist will celebrate the opening of its refurbished Baxter offices with a morning tea, 11am, Saturday 23 February. Some of the 70 volunteer drivers, board members and office staff will be on hand as Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Cr Julie Morris does the hon-

ours at the new offices at 13 Railway Road. Details: Clare 0407 352 557 or email clareharwood1@gmail.com

Environment film WESTERNPORT and Peninsula Protection Council is hosting a screening of The Bentley Effect at Rosebud cinema, 6pm, Saturday 23 February. The award-winning film is about a NSW community which stands up against fracking. Money raised on the night will go towards “stopping AGL at Crib Point”, organiser Karri. Bookings can be made at Eventbrite. Tickets: $19 adults, $13 children.

Ice Age cave art THE Shock Of The Old: Discovering Britain’s Ice Age Cave Art is the title of the next Mornington Peninsula Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society lecture. It will be presented by Dr Paul Bahn at the Peninsula Community Theatre in Wilsons Road, Mornington, 5.30pm, Friday 22 February. Dr Bahn is an expert in archaeology and a specialist in Ice Age art. He studied archaeology at the University of Cambridge and completed his doctorate in 1979 on the prehistory of the French Pyrenees. He has held postdoctoral fellowships at universities in Liverpool and London, plus the J Paul Getty post-doctoral fellowship in the History of Art and the Humanities. Harpist Julie Raines will entertain from 5pm. Bookings secretary Glad Hungerford, 9787 2092, will reserve a seat for free for first timers. Details: Vicky Davison 0407 810 877.

College students take to the stage TOORAK College has launching its Toorak Academy of Performing Arts (TAPA) with already 20 per cent of the school from prep to Year 12 enrolled. TAPA is seen as a hub for budding dancers and actors of all school ages where classes are determined by ability rather than age. The school says

Gas Import Jetty and Pipeline Project Community Drop-in Sessions Saturday 23 February to Saturday 2 March 2019 Come along to learn more about our technical studies, speak to our specialists and provide feedback on the project. AGL and APA are preparing an Environment Effects Statement (EES) for the Gas Import Jetty and Pipeline Project, for examination under Victoria’s strongest environment assessment process. Over the last few months we’ve begun 18 technical studies as part of our work for the EES. We want to share our work so far and get your feedback on our technical studies. We’ll have specialists available to answer your questions about key study areas, such as marine and terrestrial biodiversity, Aboriginal heritage, traffic and noise. Representatives from AGL and APA will let you know how you can provide input and stay informed about the Project. Your input is an important part of the EES process. Community feedback will help inform the project design and our ongoing studies as we prepare the EES throughout the first half of 2019. PAGE 14

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more than 150 students participate over five days a week in contemporary, classical and jazz dance classes, musical theatre, and drama. “Participating in these classes … allows the students to explore and further develop their passion for performing arts,” the college’s head of performing arts Emma Jensen said.

“The classes help students develop confidence while learning the skills of their chosen performance art. They use their imagination and develop an aesthetic appreciation for the art form whilst have fun.” TAPA students will be perform at Frankston Arts Centre at the end of the year.

The details of the information sessions are as follows: Cowes When: Saturday 23 February, 12pm – 2pm Where: Cowes Cultural Centre 91-97 Thompson Avenue, Cowes 3922 Crib Point When: Tuesday 26 February, 7pm – 9pm Where: Crib Point Community House 7 Park Road, Crib Point 3919 Officer When: Wednesday 27 February, 7pm – 9pm Where: Officer Public Hall 16-18 Tivendale Road, Officer 3809 Pearcedale When: Thursday 28 February, 7pm – 9pm Where: Pearcedale Community Centre 710 Baxter-Tooradin Rd, Pearcedale 3912 Hastings When: Saturday 2 March, 12pm – 2pm Where: Hastings Community Hub 1973 Frankston - Flinders Road, Hastings 3915 More information If you have any questions regarding the drop-in sessions or are unable to attend and would like more information, please contact us on: AGL Gas Import Jetty Phone: 1800 039 600 email: AGLcommunity@agl.com.au APA Crib Point Pakenham Pipeline Phone: 1800 531 811 email: cribpointpakenham@apa.com.au


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WHAT’S NEW....

Left: Mandy (Home Support Partner – Flexicare) and Bernie (Executive Chef – Aged Care) Above: Chris (Maintenance – Retirement Living), Sarah (Receptionist – Retirement Living) & Kieran (PCA – Aged Care)

Our family caring for your family OPERATING on the Mornington Peninsula for over 40 years, Village Glen offers all facets of aged care, with retirement living, aged care residences and home care services. What makes Village Glen unique in the aged care industry is that we are a family business. Village Glen is owned and operated by the Jacobsen family, with six family members over three generations currently working for the group. As a family that is born and bred on the Mornington Peninsula, this is where our passion lies. Village Glen Retirement Living came first in Capel Sound with over

600 villas and apartments. Aged care residences followed later, with two state-of-the-art facilities in Capel Sound and Mornington. We completed our continuum of care model with Flexicare Home Support, which offers both home care packages and private in-home services. Another Aged Care Residences in Baxter is in the design stage. Village Glen is all about people caring for people. More accurately Village Glen is about our family caring for your family. But that isn’t where the Village Glen family analogy ends. I am referring to the countless

families working at Village Glen to care for your family. That’s right – Village Glen employs husband and wives, mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, sisters, cousins, nieces and uncles – the list goes on. Today, over 15% of the Village Glen workforce has another member of their family also working at Village Glen. As Managing Director Chas Jacobsen explains, “it creates such a sense of pride when staff care so much about what they do that they encourage their loved ones to follow in their footsteps.” Our team consists of the

very best aged care staff members that are incredibly loyal and passionate about providing the level of care that our clients deserves. Bernie who is the Aged Care Executive Chef says “family values are everything to me, and working for the Village Glen is an extension of that”. The variety of staff and skills sets working at Village Glen is incredible. From nursing to admin, maintenance to catering, cleaning to housekeeping, every role at Village Glen is unique as is every individual who works here. “The community in the Village and friendly environment makes work

feel like family, and working with my family makes it that much more special” as described by Sarah the Retirement Living receptionist who works along side her husband Chris and son Kieran. If you are interested in working at Village Glen or if you or a family member are considering aged care options, come and see why Village Glen might be right for you. Our team will be only too happy to show you some of the many reasons to join our community as a client or staff member and become part of our extended family.

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COUNTRY ESTATE PAGE 3 TUESDAY, 19 FEBRUARY 2019

Speak to your agent about listing on realestateview.com.au. Be seen everywhere.

MOUNT ELIZA, MORNINGTON, MOUNT MARTHA


168 Main Street, Mornington VIC 3931 T. 03 5975 6888

Mornington Auction this Saturday

Auction

6 George Street, Mornington The sun, the sea, the sand… in a location synonymous with the beach, the bay and good times, these two dynamic brand new three bedroom, two bathroom residences offer a lifestyle of privilege and exclusivity. In a prized beachside setting, each single-level residence is fitted with high end appointments from stunning stone benchtops to quality flooring, double garages and generous alfresco entertaining areas. Each residence features two light-filled living zones extending to decking, sleek stone and Smeg kitchen and luxurious master suite with WIR and elegant ensuite. Spoil yourself close to Fossil Beach, Main Street’s vibrant cafes and shops, schools and transport.

Auction 23rd February at 11.00am Inspection As advertised or by appointment Contact Robert Bowman 0417 173 103 bowmanandcompany.com.au

A3 B2 C2 Mornington Auction this Saturday

Auction

2/34 Darcy Street, Mornington Close to Bentons Square shopping, Civic Reserve, beaches and cosmopolitan Main Street, this brand new boutique single-level north-facing 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom residence epitomises a relaxed Peninsula lifestyle and represents great value for Mornington. This smart and well-proportioned home is highlighted with a stylish open plan stone kitchen and spacious living/dining room linking to alfresco entertaining and the landscaped garden, a generous master suite, stylish finishes and double garage with internal access. Features include gas ducted heating, split system air conditioning, LED lighting and main bathroom with freestanding bath.

Auction 23rd February at 12.30 pm Inspection As advertised or by appointment Contact Robert Bowman 0417 173 103 bowmanandcompany.com.au

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ON THE COVER

A PROPERTY OF RARE CALIBRE WITH DUAL OCCUPANCY BOASTING picturesque views of Western Port Bay and Phillip Island, this discerning and distinctly different lifestyle property offers something for extended families and horse owners seeking that special place to call home. Set on a tranquil 8903 square metre block, still within close proximity to school and shopping, this well-designed home holds dear the values of practical and convenient living with a touch of entertainers flairs. There are four excellent bedrooms all with built-in robes which includes the elegant master suite upstairs that forms its own zone complete with parents retreat and an ensuite bathroom. The parents retreat is one of four fantastic living zones that will ensure every member of the family gets their own little bit of space. Handsome polished timber floors greet you upon entry and there is a formal lounge to the immediate left. Continuing along the hall past the rumpus room – which opens out to the alfresco deck - you emerge into the stunning open plan family area and kitchen with high ceilings dotted with down lights. A cosy wood heater is set into one corner and for convenience there is air-conditioning. Such is the scale of the room the flow between the comfortable lounge and dining spaces is effortless and neatly settled in between is the sleek and stylish kitchen showcasing a top of the range gas cook top by Ilve and a Smeg dishwasher. A lovely big island bench has stone bench tops and the impressive cupboard space is further complemented by a pantry with prep area. Outside is where the property can offer something truly different with a detached, self-contained bungalow, perfect for in-laws and guest accommodations. The one-bedroom studio has a gas cook top and oven to the kitchen and the bedroom has built-in robes. Outbuildings on the property include two enclosed stables with feed shed, there is a large 144 square metre barn suitable for a stable block or secure storage for extra vehicles and all three paddocks have post and rail fencing.n

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ADDRESS: 5 Maurandra Close, HASTINGS FOR SALE: Contact agent for price DESCRIPTION: 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 8 car INSPECT: By Appointment AGENT: Jake Condick, 0430 599 910, Harcourts JT & Co, 10/14 High Street, Hastings, 5970 7333 mpnews.com.au

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Mornington 4/31 Wilsons Road

A3 B2 C 2

‘Parkside’

• Stand alone, two storey home at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, will be sure to impress • Upstairs are 3 BR’s all accessing the wrap around balcony, main bathroom & expansive bay view • Downstairs - kitchen, living/dining + 2nd bathroom Cameron McDonald 0418 330 916

For Sale $700,000-$740,000 inspect OFI or by appointment

Mornington 18 Kent Street

A3 B1 C 2

Land of Opportunity - 697sqm (approx)

Mandy Castle 0407 855 585

inspect OFI or by appointment

Mount Martha 1 & 2, 20 Bentons Road A3 B2 C 2 • Designed by ‘The Little Brick Studio’ and constructed by the ‘The Stellice Building Group’ • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms + powder room, a ground floor master bedroom and living areas on both levels

Cameron McDonald 0418 330 916

Mornington 5976 5900 mpnews.com.au

For Sale $730,000

Choice of 2 Stunning Residences

• Excellent development scope with potential as dual townhouse site (STCA) • Walking distance to Main St amenities • Existing 3BR, 1 bath dwelling securely fenced • Settlement 60 days (approx), 10% deposit inspect OFI or by appointment

A3 B2 C 1

Bay Views and Fully Renovated

• Lovely, private unit at the rear of the complex • 3 bedrooms, master with ensuite • Generous living spaces and open-plan dining • Fully equipped, solid timber kitchen • Ducted gas heating & evaporative A/C

Auction Saturday 2nd March at 11.00am

Mornington 1/19 Bedford Place

Stuart Cox 0417 124 707

For Sale $1,100,000-$1,200,000 inspect By appointment

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D L So Safety Beach C204/83 Spinnaker Terrace A3 B2 C 2 A Front Row Seat to the Best View Available

Mount Martha 49 Bradford Road The True Essence of Seaside Living

• One of the most sought after addresses in Mount Martha • Design & build your dream home on this fully fenced lot of 658m2 • Potential to capture bay views from 2nd storey

• Directly overlooking the main waterway • 3 dble bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, centrally positioned kitchen with stone bench tops & s/s appliances • GDH, alarm system, 2 secure basement car parks

Stuart Cox 0417 124 707

Stuart Cox 0417 124 707

For Sale $895,000 Inspect OFI or by appointment

D L So BIttern Lots 1 & 2 Booker Rise

tuerong 680 Stumpy Gully Road

Blue Chip Investment Opportunity

‘Ningaloo’ - 5Ac (approx)

• Vacant land Lot 1 - 7126m2 & Lot 2 - 5957m2 approx • Highly regarded location close to shops & railway station • Develop now or land bank for the future

• Private solid brick residence set amongst a native tree oasis in quiet Tuerong surrounds • Cool in summer and warm in winter, the home features 3 BR, 2 bath & generous living spaces • Devilbend Reserve trail is approx. 400m away Bruce Goddard 0408 316 701

Mornington 5976 5900 mpnews.com.au

A3 B2 C 2

Cameron McDonald 0418 330 916

For Sale $1,195,000 Inspect OFI or by appointment

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AGENTS CHOICE

AN ELEGANT ENTERTAINER Mornington 28 Moorhead Avenue With a gorgeous open floor plan, this fantastic three bedroom plus study home is situated in a handy location, close to Benton’s Square shopping centre, transport and schools and perfect for a couple down-sizing or a young family looking for a foothold in this ever popular area. The large windows allow a fantastic connection to the beautiful rear yard with numerous established fruit trees, a veggie garden, and enough open lawn space for the kids or grandkids to play outside in a secure area. The open kitchen includes near new european appliances, gas cooking, and two-pac cabinetry and sits nice and handy to a convenient covered al-fresco area.

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ENJOYING precious privacy amongst lush tropical gardens, where a sparkling pool and entertaining area provide a touch a resort-style living, this elegant family home will be adored by all. Wonderfully spacious with high ceilings the single-level layout boasts a sumptuous living area with study that looks out to the pool area. A separate dining zone adjoins a sleek kitchen which features a stainless-steel dishwasher and gas cooktop and offering welcome versatility is a second lounge that makes for a splendid parents retreat beside the master bedroom. Three more bedrooms all share the lovely family bathroom with corner spa and separate toilet, whilst to the master bedroom is an ensuite and walk-in robe. Situated within the McClelland College zone, just minutes to Karingal Hub, this landscaped 641 square metre block has a double carport and a garden shed.n

CONTACT Chris Berryman 0439 313 175 Danae Eden 0419 859 868 Barry Plant Mornington 5975 4999

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ADDRESS: 48 Leawarra Parade, FRANKSTON FOR SALE: $635,000 - $675,000 DESCRIPTION: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathroom, 2 car AGENT: Annette McKeand 0409 552 790, Community Real Estate, 7/20-22 Ranelagh Drive, Mount Eliza, 9708 8667

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ONLY ONE LEFT

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A portrait of individuality and artistic detail define the essence of this architect designed home by Coastal Development Group. With 3 bedrooms + study, 2.5 bathrooms this home is a stunning new sensation coming to life off the canvas with dramatic 3.6m ceilings, contrasting finishes, oak floors & highlight ceilings. These imposing homes have a downstairs main bedroom (fitted WIR & chic ensuite), state of the art stone kitchen (3 Miele ovens, butler’s pantry), 2 striking living zones, bluestone alfresco in designer gardens & a large double auto garage. 7-star energy rated, each boast ducted heating/air cond, ducted vac, video intercom, double glazing & solar hot water. Near Fossil Beach & Flock cafe, between Main St & Mt Martha.

Inspect As advertised or by appointment

Mount Eliza 9787 1200 mpnews.com.au

Price $1,350,000 - $1,450,000 Contact Brett Trebilcock 0439 209 891 Richard Conacher 0407 227 214

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MOUNT ELIZA

AUCTION | 16 MARCH AT 10AM

90 Koornalla Crescent MOUNT ELIZA

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LIVE BEACHSIDE & POOLSIDE Walk to the beach… fresh stylish appeal, light-filled spaces and modern influence stand tall at this luxury beachside residence in Mount Eliza. The expansive layout is perfect for an active family who enjoy entertaining. The centralised eat-in kitchen and four separate living zones offers private and shared options to suit every member of the household. Located on the upper level, the five-star master bedroom retreat offers the ultimate parent’s sanctuary taking advantage of idyllic scenery including Port Phillip Bay and city views from the front and rear balconies. Bronze yourself on the sunbathing platform set beside the sparkling in-ground pool and entertain friends on the expansive open-air deck with sheltered alfresco zone.

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0414 525 298 | louise@luptonferguson.com.au

SALE | $980,000 - $1,050,000

MOUNT ELIZA

71 Bethanga Street MOUNT ELIZA WELL-ESTABLISHED FAMILY LIVING Nestled amidst well-established gardens in the beautiful beachside surrounds of prized Mount Eliza. Positioned on the bay side of Nepean Highway just moments from popular Moondah Beach and Earimil Creek Bushland Reserve. A flexible four-bedroom layout brings the whole family together in the centre kitchen-to-living area. The ensuited master bedroom adjoins the formal lounge/ dining room at the front of the home. The children’s wing is at the back of the residence with all the remaining bedrooms and the main bathroom extending from the casual rumpus room. A huge undercover entertaining area and 6-seater spa is ideal for entertaining. Lifestyle guaranteed.

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0414 525 298 | louise@luptonferguson.com.au

1300 214 397 | admin@luptonferguson.com.au | 5 Davies St, Mount Eliza VIC 3930 luptonferguson.com.au mpnews.com.au

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Mornington Peninsula

“The difference between a good price and a great price is a great estate agent”

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AUCTION Saturday 23rd February at 2.30pm open to view Thurs 4.30pm - 5.00pm & Sat 2.00pm - 2.30pm

$570,000 - $625,000 open to view as advertised online or by appointment

● Classic coastal home 1km to the foreshore

● Modernised kitchen with 900mm oven & dishwasher

● Covered BBQ deck, heated swimming pool & spa ● 2 living areas & modern kitchen with dishwasher

Jarrod Carman | 0423 144 102 Heather Robinson | 0498 537 675

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‘Mornington Peninsula’s most trusted real estate agent’ Eview Group Mornington Peninsula Office Awarded #1 Office of the Year 2015 and 2016

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$870,000 - $950,000 open to view as advertised online or by appointment ● Family friendly contemporary home on large garden allotment ● O/plan living, high ceilings, sunken lounge ● Gourmet’s kitchen with quality stainless-steel appliances

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Jarrod Carman Licensed Estate Agent

0423 144 102

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Jarrod Carman | 0423 144 102 Heather Robinson | 0498 537 675

jarrodcarman

Why list with one, when you can list with all Office: Mornington, 311 Main Street| 5971 0300

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“The difference between a good price and a great price is a great estate agent”

14 Nelson Street, Mornington

Fishermans Beach

“THE MATISSE”

MORNINGTON'S NEWEST BEACHSIDE MASTERPIECE!

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AUCTION: Saturday 16th March at 11.30am INSPECT: Wednesday 5.30 – 6.00pm Saturday 11-11.30am Perfectly situated on a quiet street in a sought after location, the ultimate in luxury living awaits you with this brand new four-bedroom home, just a 5 minute walk to Fishermans Beach. Offering a huge 35 squares* of living space on a generous 435m2* parcel of land - the most generous of any similar property in the area.

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McCRAE 2-4 Wattle Place SANDS APARTMENTS - BEACHSIDE LIVING Contact agent for price • Sophisticated seaside style • Luxury development of 15 apartments • High spec finishes throughout • Rooftop terrace • Beach on your doorstep Images are for illustrative purposes only

Jarrod Carman | 0423 144 102 Lloyd Hillard | 0458 258 200

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GROUP PROUD MEMBERS

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MORNINGTON 24 Tallis Drive

PRICE: $540,000 - $580,000 INSPECT ANYTIME BY APPOINTMENT

SALE BY FIXED DATE $1,450,000 - $1,550,000 INSPECT ANYTIME BY APPOINTMENT

● Immaculate 2-bed BV unit in superb beachside location

● Elegant 3-4 bedroom character home in prestigious Beleura Hill

● Sunny main living area, full-size kitchen/meals area ● Delightful front & rear alfresco areas, single garage

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● 3 large living areas, formal & casual dining, separate office ● Timber country-style kitchen with S/S rangecooker & scullery

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MORNINGTON 58 Adelaide Street

PRICE: Contact Agent INSPECT ANYTIME BY APPOINTMENT

$1,000,000 - $1,100,000 INSPECT ANYTIME BY APPOINTMENT

● Luxurious brand new executive townhouses

● Immaculate single-level townhouse in premium beachside location

● Gourmet kitchen with stone-topped island & walk-in pantry ● Walking distance to Fossil beach, shops & Main Street

Joel Hood | 0429 886 188 Adrian Calcedo | 0402 703 236

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● Sensational, light-drenched living area under vaulted ceilings ● Sleek kitchen with all-Blanco appliances & large butler’s pantry

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MORNINGTON 55 Separation Street

$1,800,000 - $1,980,000 INSPECT ANYTIME BY APPOINTMENT

$600,000 - $660,000 INSPECT ANYTIME BY APPOINTMENT

● Spectacular tri-level townhouse with breathtaking views

● Charming cottage-style townhouse in superb seaside spot

● Stunning gourmet kitchen with 2nd kitchenette downstairs ● Dual access from both the Esplanade and Strachans Road

Joel Hood | 0429 886 188 Dominic Tallon | 0408 528 857

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● Pretty wisteria-clad front porch & private rear deck

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● Luxurious 4-bedroom townhouse on generous beachside block

● Immaculate, well-designed family home in popular Summerfields estate

● 2 breezy, open-plan living areas with premium finishes

● Manicured corner block with oversized garage & rear parking bay

● Gourmet kitchen with butler’s pantry & Smeg appliances

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● Two large living areas, huge study, and brilliant entertaining zone

Joel Hood | 0429 886 188 Adrian Calcedo | 0402 703 236

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“BARRINGTON PARK” PREMIUM EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY AT MT ELIZA’S FOOTHILLS Equestrian heaven on 21.5 acres (approx) at the foothills of Mt Eliza’s south-eastern slopes, “Barrington Park” showcases an incredible lifestyle opportunity with substantial 3 bedroom home, 3 bedroom grandparent retreat and extensive infrastructure to immediately cater to the premium equine market. With scope to continue the thriving agistment business or re-establish the land for other pursuits, the property also comprises 20 paddocks (including a 5 acre field for racehorses or breeding), 13 stables, 3 room self-contained bungalow with tack room, a hayshed with machinery bay, 2 arenas, hot wash, loading dock, feed room and automated water troughs.

PRICE GUIDE: $1.9M - $2.09M INSPECT:

Saturday 1:00 - 1:30pm

CONTACT:

James Crowder 0407 813 377 Deb Ketting-Olivier 0403 554 955

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BEACHSIDE LAND WITH WATER VIEWS Build your dream home now on this 601m2 parcel of vacant land within strolling distance to Moondah Beach. Plans and permits are available for a luxury double storey 3 bedroom home with 2 bathrooms, double remote garage and roof top terrace. Plans by architect Adrian Bonomi create this modern designed residence with views to the bay. The gently sloping block on the high side of the road is ideal for luxury beachside living, an opportunity not to be missed.

PRICE GUIDE: INSPECT: CONTACT:

$910,000 - $1,000,000 Saturday 1:00 – 1:30pm Stewart Lardner 0419 539 072

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AUCTION: TERMS: PRICE GUIDE: INSPECT: CONTACT:

www.communityrealestate.com.au mpnews.com.au

Saturday 2nd March at 2:00pm 10% deposit, balance 60 days $530,000 - $570,000 Saturday 2:00 – 2:30pm Ben Crowder 0407 557 758

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AUCTION: TERMS: PRICE GUIDE: INSPECT: CONTACT:

Saturday 23rd February at 11:00am 10% deposit, balance 60 days $500,000 - $550,000 Saturday 10:30 – 11:00am Ben Crowder 0407 557 758

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PRICE GUIDE: INSPECT: CONTACT:

www.communityrealestate.com.au mpnews.com.au

$670,000 - $725,000 Saturday 12:00 - 12:30pm Ben Crowder 0407 557 758

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Out of 87 agencies, Stone Mornington hold the largest market share of LEASED listings on the Mornington Peninsula for the last six months. *source: realestate.com.au/agentadmin/reports

Why bother leasing with anyone else? Stone Property Management Mornington Peninsula Suite 2, 1A Main Street Mornington, VIC, 3931 P 03 5970 8000

Bank on a bright future with this substantial property in Dromana´s idyllic heart, 3 minutes´ drive to the beach and Pier precinct. Live in and land bank or lease out the 3-bedroom home while you plan your next move, courtesy of a flat 823sqm (approx) allotment with plans available for a 2-lot subdivision (STCA). Leafy surrounds compliment this sand-between-the-toes lifestyle.

Auction: Inspection: Price Guide:

Saturday February 23rd 11am Saturday February 23rd 10.30am-11am $550,000 - $600,000

Contact:

Kara James / 0412 939 224 karajames@stonerealestate.com.au Daniel Brooker / 0435 858 244 danielbrooker@stonerealestate.com.au

> Less than 2km to the beach, Dromana Pier, restaurants, cafes and bars > Big, accessible back yard with space for a potential second dwelling (STCA) > Largely original single-level brick veneer home with scope to update

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Featuring both Fishermans Beach and Lilo CafĂŠ at the end of the street, this elegant oasis offers a spectacular beachside Mornington lifestyle. A flat 250m walk delivers summer swims, brunch and Esplanade walks, while the cosmopolitan heart of Main Street is barely 1km away. A prestige corner position promising a relaxed sand-between-the-toes existence.

For Sale: Price Guide: Contact:

$990,000 - $1,080,000 Malcolm Parkinson / 0421 704 246 malcolmparkinson@stoneealestate.com.au Sue Monaghan / 0400 481 862 suemonaghan@stonerealestate.com.au

> Corner allotment with a large sun-drenched courtyard garden and terrace > Relaxed ground-floor master suite and ground-floor living > Spacious kitchen with a gas cooktop and generous bench and storage space

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Mornington 77 Richardson Drive

Relax in Your Outdoor Oasis. For sale. You are spoilt for choice with this recently renovated and well-presented family home. • Resort style in-ground pool and covered outdoor entertainment area • Stunning kitchen with high end quality finishes, featuring a 900mm standalone gas stove/electric oven and S/S dishwasher • Modern light filled bathroom complete with shower and bath • Paved patio in front yard with fireplace/pizza oven and built in sitting benches

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188 Main Street, Mornington obrienrealestate.com.au Inspect Saturday 10:00-10:30am Jye Read 0448 763 933 Nikki Cengia 0438 575 821

Mornington 59 Robertson Drive

Renovators Delight Deceased Estate. For auction.

Auction: Saturday 2nd March at 12:30pm This classic home has been owned by the same family for over 30 years and is the perfect opportunity for first home buyers, tradies looking for a project or investors. • 3 bedrooms master with BIR's • Large living room with timber floor boards and a galley kitchen • Well maintained workshop with power and a man cave with a bar for those Friday night drinks with mates. • Located across the road to schools and a short walk to shops and public transport. Easy access to Peninsula Link Fwy.

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188 Main Street, Mornington obrienrealestate.com.au Inspect Thursday 5:00-5:30pm Saturday 12:00-12:30pm Lina Luppino 0419 571 583

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Mount Martha 1 & 3, 570 Esplanade

Stunning Design, Opposite Beach. For sale. Choice of two stunning townhouses, both built to the highest standard with luxurious inclusions. • • • • • •

Freestanding construction (no party walls) Generous size courtyards Zoned ducted heating/refrigerated cooling Double glazed windows LED downlights throughout Blackbutt floorboards & floating timber stairs

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188 Main Street, Mornington obrienrealestate.com.au Inspect Saturday & Sunday 12:00-12:30pm Andrew Jones 0419 339 995

Safety Beach 19/102B Country Club Drive

Neat, sweet and just right. For sale. This immaculate beach side townhouse is privately positioned in a highly sought after location and is cleverly designed to provide easy family living in a quiet established residential area. • Spacious open plan lounge/living area with a large dining area adjoining the open plan kitchen with modern appliances • Main bedroom with WIR and ensuite. • Landscaped courtyard with an undercover gazebo perfect for entertaining. • Ducted heating and split system cooling • Double lock-up garage with internal access plus 2 extra parking spaces

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188 Main Street, Mornington obrienrealestate.com.au Inspect Saturday at 1.30-2.00pm Keith Burns 0416 079 401

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www.prenticerealestate.com.au Residential, Land, Commercial Leasing, Rural, Industrial - Since 1946 RYE 55 Bimbiang Crescent CLASSIC COASTAL LIVING Offering a superb, elevated aspect that takes in bay and tree top views, this completely renovated residence is situated on a 1170m2 lot. The charming property features three spacious bedrooms and two beautifully designed bathrooms, including an ensuite to master bedroom. A superb kitchen and dining area opens to the lovely balcony, and an inviting lounge features a wood burning fireplace, air-conditioning and ducted heating. The beautiful landscaped grounds include a creatively designed self-cleaning, solar heated swimming pool which is well shaded by the natural Moonah trees in the back garden. Bore water is used through a fully automated irrigation system to keep the grounds well fed.

RYE 292 Dundas Street

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CONTEMPORARY COASTAL LIVING Privately situated on a gently rising allotment that offers stunning views across the tree tops to the coastal dunes, this striking split level residence features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms including ensuite and WIR to master and additional 3rd toilet adjacent to a well appointed laundry on the upper level. The spacious open plan living area host a beautiful kitchen & dining, polished timber floors, large lounge leading out to a very private, split level deck ideal for BBQ’s and enjoying the sunsets with a cold beverage in hand. Comfortable living is assured with energy efficient double glazing throughout, R.C Air-con, ducted gas heating plus the added bonus of a gas log fire to add a little more ambiance to an already beautiful space.

For Sale $810,000 - $890,000 Contact: Michael Prentice 0417 369 235

For Sale: $1,450,000 - $1,550,000 Contact: Michael Prentice 0417 369 235

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RYE 12 Niblick Street STYLISH COASTAL HOME ON THE TYRONE FORESHORE Enjoying a prime Tyrone location, natural light and a fantastic floor plan this accommodating contemporary home is what coastal living is all about. Offering 5 big bedrooms with both master and guest bedrooms having ensuites and WIR’s, 2 living areas, central bathroom, outdoor entertaining deck and double carport. Features up to the minute kitchen with stone tops, stainless steel appliances, induction cooktop and butlers pantry, 2 reverse cycle air conditioners, swim/spa and beautiful established gardens with sprinkler system and plenty of room for the kids to run

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RYE 59 Bimbiang Crescent

TOOTGAROOK 51 Raymond Street

NOW THIS IS LIVING!

THE COMPLETE PACKAGE IN SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION

Superbly located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the highly sought after Whitecliffs region, just a leisurely stroll to the Tyrone Foreshore, this resort-like retreat has bay and valley views, all set on a 1169 m2 (approx.) lot. This attractive coastal residence comprises 4 bedrooms plus study, 3 bathrooms including ensuite to main, a contemporary kitchen with island bench and dumbwaiter plus two living areas with polished timber floors and extensive glazing. Upper and lower decks overlook the poolside alfresco dining area that sits above a lush, green landscape whilst year round comfort is assured with central heating and cooling, gas log fire and extendable awning on the upper deck providing some shade when dining outdoors. From the street is a double car garages plus parking bay for the caravan or boat also.

To be sold on a walk in walk out basis, the character filled home will allow you to move in and enjoy or holiday let for this seasons holidays. Set on nearly 700 sqm of flat land and walking distance to beach this charming cottage offers a flexible floorplan of 3 bedrooms (master full ensuite and BIR) 2 living areas, lockup garage and off street parking for 4 cars. With too many features to list including gas ducted heating, evaporative cooling, alarm system with base monitoring and a computer managed watering system connected to bore water to keep the beautiful garden surrounds green all year. Be quick to inspect this property and don’t miss this opportunity.

For Sale: $1,630,000 - $1,695,000 Contact: Michael Prentice 0417 369 235

For Sale: $690,000 - $750,000 Contact: Michael Christodoulou 0419 003 685

For an OBLIGATION FREE APPRAISAL contact Michael Prentice 0417 369 235 - Mark Prentice 0408 117 772 - Michael Christodoulou 0419 003 685

2395 Point Nepean Road, Rye. Phone 5985 2351 78 Ocean Beach Road, Sorrento. Phone 5984 4177 mpnews.com.au

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JUST LISTED

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Price $800,000 - $880,000 View By Appointment www.harcourts.com.au Tim Ripper M 0434 513 640 P 5970 7333 tim.ripper@harcourts.com.au Harcourts JT & Co 10/14 High Street

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Flintwell PROPERTY GROUP

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For Sale

Skelton Lane, Mount Martha

Prices From $649,000

(off Simpson Crt)

Are you needing or wanting to downsize?

Our Developers have recognised the need for modern low maintenance

homes with quality inclusions that allow you to live close to your current family home and are close to shopping, medical facilities and Public Transport.

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DISPLAY VILLA OPEN EVERY SAT AND WED 11:00 -2:00PM Call Kathy Netherclift for a private viewing or further information.

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FOR SALE BY OWNER

Auction

Friday 15th March at 1pm on-site 5 /177 - 179 Mornington Tyabb Road, Mornington

Prime Showroom Investment

Factory / Warehouse

65 Coolstore Road, Hastings, 3915

PRIME POSITION - IDEAL INVESTMENT

$395,000 - $425,000 * Own title, no body corporate * Factory measures 167.425M2 * 18.1 x 9.2 metres * Front office, toilet and wash room at rear * NBN available

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* Automatic roller door * 3 phase power * LED lighting * Gantry beam * On-site parking * Triple interceptor trap at rear

Contact Ray Francis for all particulars Mobile: 0418 517 198 / Email: hastingssteel@gmail.com

HASTINGS

Quality tenant ‘Coastcare Medical Equipment Hire & Sales’ Secure long-term lease (5 x 5 years) 500m2* Showroom, exceptional frontage & exposure Prominent position adjoining major national retailers

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Jamie Stuart 0412 565 562 Tom Crowder 0438 670 300 4/230 Main Street, Mornington VIC 3931

FOR SALE

101 High Street

Expression of interest closing Friday 15th March at 5:00pm

• Huge double fronted commercial site with approx. 450m² on title - zoned Commercial 1 • Compact brick building to front divided into two suites of approx. 30 m² each with common entry, TERMS small kitchen and external W.C. 10% Deposit / Balance 60 days • Internal concrete staircase for future first floor development and part of rear yard securely fenced subject to tenancy • Walkway down each side enables High Street access for future floor space behind the existing building at ground level PLUS opportunity to build two new shops at rear facing Kmart/Aldi car park VIEW (STCA). By Appointment • Permit recently approved for neighbour close by to construct new shops facing rear carpark. • Suite 1 currently leased, Suite 2 is vacant. First time offered in over 30 years. Going concern = No GST

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TO TALK ABOUT THE NUMBERS ON YOUR PROPERTY, PLEASE CALL ASHLEIGH NOONAN ON 0405 743 071

INSPECTION BY APPOINTMENT

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Russell Murphy

INSPECTION BY APPOINTMENT

Licensed Estate Agent M: 0407 839 184

real estate excellence 1/2 Watson Road, Mount Martha, VIC, 3934 | 03 5974 1100 www.abodemtmartha.com.au mpnews.com.au

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/ Commercial jacobsandlowe.com.au/commercial

Mornington

2/11 Bennetts Road MORNINGTON WAREHOUSE

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Located in the heart of the Mornington Industrial area, on offer is Warehouse 2 with a secure tenancy in place. n 146m2 approximately plus storage mezzanine n Warehouse plus office at the front n Secure perimeter with lock up gates n Rental income: $20,355 pa + GST + Outgoings n 5 + 5 year lease commenced 1/7/2015

WAREHOUSE 2 SOLD

Michelle Adams

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Hastings

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FOR SALE From $270,000

Michelle Adams

0407 743 858

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THE PENINSULA’S ONLY EXCLUSIVELY COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE AGENT AUCTION – MORNINGTON

Business Sale - Rosebud

Thursday 28th February 2019 at 12pm Large Mornington Office Space

Nail Art

• Smack in the middle of town across from both Blamey Place and Main Street • Split in to 11 large offices, boardroom, kitchenette, ladies and men’s toilets • As new fitout recently done • Ideally suit investor or occupier

• Extremely well known business operating for over 5 years • Brand new fitout • Low rent combined with excellent lease terms • Excellent takings year round combined with huge summer trade • Regular loyal clientele ever increasing

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Business Sale - Point Leo

For Lease - Main Ridge Stunning Office Space

• Long standing coastal business • Focus on take away food and drinks • Amazing lease package • Ideal husband and wife business • Huge local following

• Fully furnished office space with all amenities • Stunning views overlooking this 40 acre property • Parking for approx. 20 vehicles • Ideally suited to a company with approx. 10-20 staff members • Call today for an inspection that won’t disappoint

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For Lease - Red Hill

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• Artisan – Prestigious restaurant based on Arthurs Seat Rd • Available for an experienced restaurateur to take over • Beautiful fit out and well equipped restaurant • Don’t miss out on the opportunity to put your mark on this outstanding restaurant

• Iconic multi award winning tapas and wine bar • Turnover of 2.1mil to 2.3mil per annum • Secure 19 years lease option • Excellent rent of $8,013pcm+GST+OG • Under full management with long term personnel. • Seating for approx. 145 customers • Ideally suited to astute investor or owner operator.

Sale Price: $7,950pcm+GST+OG Contact: Kevin Wright 0417 564 454

Sale Price: $890,000 + SAV Contact: Andrew Walsh 0419 889 353

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Lease Price: $6,250pcm+GST Contact: Kevin Wright 0417 564 454

Salt Cafe

Coffee Traders

Envy Hair & Beauty Salon

Beach End of Main Street - Asset Sale Only

Sale Price $95,000 WIWO Contact: Kevin Wright 0417 564 454

Sale Price: $420,000 Contact: Kevin Wright 0417 564 454

Sale Price: $69,990 + SAV Contact: Kevin Wright 0417 564 454

Sale Price: $60,000 ( Fit-out Only) Contact: Kevin Wright 0417 564 454

• Long established salon • Excellent long term staff • Attractive leasing package • Fantastic fit-out • Residence available

Business Sale - Mornington

• 65sqm retail space with front and rear access • Convert to café/restaurant/takeaway as fitted with cool-room and grease trap • As new fit out, on-site toilet facilities • Current rent at $4,015pcm+GST+OG

For Lease - Mornington

Business Sale - Frankston

Gourmet Paddock

• Situated in beautiful Balnarring • Currently closed so looking for a quick Sale of Assets • Approx 600sqm servicing 5 areas and separate cafe • Long term lease • As new fitout and ready to go to the next level

Sale Price: On Application Contact: Kevin Wright 0417 564 454

PH: (03) 5977 2255 mpnews.com.au

Lilo Cafe

• Iconic café located opposite Fishermans Beach • Great passing trade all year round • Weekly average takings of approx. $18,400 • Excellent rent of $4,322pcm+GST+OG • Great lease package available Sale Price: $350,000 WIWO Contact: Andrew Walsh 0419 889 353

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Mechanical Workshop

Sale Price $78,000 WIWO Contact: Andrew Walsh 0419 889 353

Lease Price: $1,834pcm + GST + OG Contact: Kevin Wright 0417 564 454

• Brilliant Fitout • Bi-fold doors onto Street • Fully licensed • Ability to extend hours • Huge Traffic Flow

www.kevinwrightre.com.au

• 150sqm mechanical workshop on busy Main Street • Ideally located on the Woolworths/Caltex site. • 6 allocated car parks • Huge potential for improvement

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WHATS NEW

The 91st

RED HILL SHOW

Saturday, 9th March, 2019

Labour Day Weekend | 8.30am to 5pm

Young people’s art comp entry date extended DUE to its growing popularity, the annual RoseBudding Art Competition has extended the time for budding artists to enter until February the 26th. Let your imagination go to create an artwork in any medium and on any subject you like and have it displayed at Rosebud Plaza and you could also win great prizes in the public voting competition. Run as part of Seawind’s youth programs, the competition invites entries from age groups 12-14 years, 15-17 years and 18-21 years (as at the 12th March 2019). Entry forms are available

from Rosebud Plaza centre Management office or at Seawinds Community Hub at 11A Allambi Ave, Capel Sound. Artworks are then to be handed in at Rosebud Plaza centre Management office no later than the 26th March 2019. Awards are presented at a gala event with all works on show at Eagle Ridge Golf course in May. Further details are available at www.rosebudplaza.com.au or www.seawindscommunityhub. com.au

Red Hill Showgrounds - Arthurs Seat Rd, Red Hill Create your show experience! Mornington Peninsula Paddock - Chef Matt Wilkinson - Local exhibitors & producers - Cider Show - Apple Pie Comp Australian Mountainboarders - Animals Galore - Fly Dogs - Sheep Shearing - Working Dogs - Woodchop - Music Wildlife Encounters - Roaming performers - Tractors - Art & Craft Stalls - Carnival Rides and much more... Admission: $60 Family ticket (2a & 3c); $20 Adults; $10 Children (6-17 yrs); FREE 5yrs & under; $10 Students/Pensioners MOST RIDES FREE with entry! Free parking.

www.redhillshow.com.au

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Thrive at Toorak We are proud of our heritage, attuned to our changing world and focused on ensuring an exceptional education for future generations. As Toorak College approaches 150 years, we celebrate by implementing a new Strategic Plan. With a vision to develop aspiring young people with confidence and character, we endeavour to empower young people through academic and personal growth so they will thrive in their future. Part of our new plan is to enhance student pathways. This year we launch the Empower Network and Student Futures initiative, where students gain self-insight, career inspiration, learn skills required for life beyond Toorak and develop career resilience. This underpins the new opportunities and networks on offer for our senior students. Toorak will soon welcome The Swift Science & Technology building, offering boundless opportunities to students who have a passion for STEM. A new range of never-before-offered scholarships will also be available to students entering in 2020, including The Swift Science & Technology Scholarship and The Principal’s Thrive Scholarship. As our Science programs expand, so does our Performing Arts. We have launched Toorak Academy of Performing Arts; an exciting program for students wishing to develop skills in dance and musical theatre. This year is all about new beliefs and ideas. With the launch of a Principal Information Evening called ‘Thrive at Toorak,’ plus more small and private tours available, we encourage you to take advantage of the many new ways you can discover Toorak. Register your place at our next Principal Information Evening ‘Thrive at Toorak’ on March 14.

Kristy Kendall PRINCIPAL

Toorak College

Old Mornington Road, Mount Eliza, 3930 Phone: 03 9788 7200 Web: www.toorakcollege.vic.edu.au

Kilbreda College Founded in 1904, Kilbreda College has been educating young women in the Brigidine tradition for 115 years. With a rich Catholic heritage and strong commitment to the College motto of Strength and Kindliness, Kilbreda students have every opportunity to become women of hope and compassion with a personal commitment to justice and the courage to speak out and respond to the needs of others. Principal Ms Nicole Mangelsdorf joined the Kilbreda College community at the start of 2016, bringing with her eighteen years of leadership experience in Victorian Catholic secondary schools. “Together, staff and students at Kilbreda form a collaborative, learning focused community that strives for continuous growth through perseverance and effort. We recognise and value the diversity and unique gifts of our students and encourage and support them to develop into confident and articulate young women. Through exposure to a rigorous learning environment, an extensive co-curricular program and a deep commitment to social justice, our mission is to inspire our students to pursue academic excellence, express their creativity and embrace opportunities for leadership and service. “We are committed to providing the knowledge, skills and experiences today’s students need to thrive in tomorrow’s world. Rapid changes in technology call for a very different skillset to that of the past. When our students graduate, we want them to leave

Nicole Mangelsdorf PRINCIPAL

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with a well-developed and transferable skill set and be resilient, critical thinkers, who are flexible and adaptable,” said Ms Mangelsdorf. Optimal wellbeing and learning are enabled at Kilbreda through an environment that is safe, inclusive and respectful. An extensive transition program supports a smooth and enjoyable transition into the Kilbreda College Community. Wellbeing programs across the year levels complement the learning and teaching program in supporting students’ spiritual, academic, social, emotional and physical development. Unique to Kilbreda is their Year 9 Bridges program, which students undertake one day per fortnight. Over the year, four thematic, interdisciplinary and inquirybased units are completed. These are designed to develop social competencies and resilience, creative and critical thinking while broadening student understanding of their role as both local and global citizens. With passionate and skilled teachers, extensive academic and co-curricular opportunities every Kilbreda girl is able to flourish! Families are encouraged to visit the college and witness first hand some of the facilities and programs on offer. Open Evening Thursday 14 March 2019 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm We also have a number of Open Mornings running throughout the year. For more information, please visit www.kilbreda.vic.edu.au


Dromana College It is a privilege to be the Principal of Dromana College and I delight in the opportunity to share with the wider community our success as a high performing school of academic excellence. I would like to begin by congratulating the whole college community on a fantastic 2018, with our students having achieved excellence in a diverse range of learning programs and co-curricular activities. Our students are challenged, motivated and engaged by interesting, exciting and relevant curriculum that caters for their needs. As I contemplate the year ahead, I again return to the greatest strengths of our school, the relationships between staff and students and the sense of belonging that our community fosters. The learning relationship of our students with their teachers and vice versa is elementary, built on the college values of respect, integrity, personal best and responsibility and underpinned by clear learning intentions.

Outstanding VCE results DROMANA COLLEGE is extremely proud of the outstanding VCE results achieved by the 2018 Year 12 student cohort. These results clearly position Dromana as the college of academic excellence within the local community once again, bearing testament to the engaging, comprehensive and sequential learning program delivered throughout Years 7 to 12. Whilst we have great pride in our exceptional results and continue to set new benchmarks, our community can rest assured that we will continue to strive for continuous improvement in our engaging and rigorous teaching and learning program. Dromana College gives first priority to Literacy and Numeracy as the core and essential building blocks which underpin all learning, and which enable students to excel so that they can achieve their personal best. Students thrive in our supportive culture of high expectation, where our excellent teachers are seen as the most important resource towards student success. Our hard working and dedicated staff clearly understand their core business: focusing on effective teaching and learning and improving student outcomes. We also encourage and promote an extensive

extra and co-curricula program to ensure that students have the right balance alongside their academic endeavours. This is further complemented by our outstanding college facilities, providing an environment which is conducive to learning whilst also promoting a safe and orderly school. Each graduating student in the Dromana College ‘Class of 2018’ can look forward, with great confidence, to a successful future as a well-rounded and high achieving young adult, ready and equipped to begin their post-school journey. For the overwhelming majority of our graduates, this includes admission into the university course of their first choice. At Dromana College we provide a steadfast guarantee to our community that we will continue to work tirelessly to continue our impressive trend of outstanding results for all students. Congratulations and best wishes to our ‘Class of 2018’ who have further consolidated our position as the school of academic choice on the Mornington Peninsula. Simon Jones Assistant Principal – Senior School

The college’s well established vision continues to deliver excellent outcomes for all our students. In 2018 Dromana College students out performed all other local secondary providers. More than 90% of our Year 12 students achieved above the state mean. An independent review of the college programs, relationships and achievements, determined Dromana College to be a high performing school of academic excellence. The report also commended the expansion of our school’s extra curricula enhancement programs to include Athletics, Dance, Science and Technology, Design, Basketball, Football, Swimming, Sailing, Aerobics and Cycling, which runs adjacent to the school day. The outlook for 2019 is outstanding. Our focus continues to be delivering the best academic outcomes for all our students. At the same time, we have committed additional resources to the redevelopment of our Performing Arts learning area to complement the recently completed Year 9 learning area. The college values are at the core of these commitments, and underpin the strong sense of wellbeing and community that our school enjoys.

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As the highest performing secondary school on the Mornington Peninsula, Dromana College will continue to work tirelessly to develop and consolidate the many exemplary educational programs on offer. With outstanding facilities, a committed professional staff and a caring school community, students are challenged to explore their interests and talents to achieve their personal best. As a school of academic excellence we have actioned and established • Outstanding VCE results • Single gender classes in Year 9 • Select entry academic enhancement program (LEAP) • ‘State of the art’ Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 areas • Performing Arts Centre, Design Centre • International Sister Schools Program and study tours • Before and after school enhancement classes • Instrumental music tuition • Diverse and engaging extra curricula events • High expectations of all students • A clear and consistent code of conduct for all students

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Facts that matter when it comes to election Michael Free stated that he is “one of those who actually takes an interest in factual politics” (“Fact checking” Letters 13/2/19). He then proceeded to ignore the facts that were placed before him. He went on to compare just which party had lost the most members. In my letter (“Hunt should go” 5/2/19), I suggested that Flinders MP Greg Hunt should be kicked out of Flinders because: Fact: He was disloyal to [then prime minister Malcolm] Turnbull and was promised the deputy’s job if he voted for [Home Affairs Minister Peter] Dutton. Fact: He dipped out on the job because [Scott] Morrison became prime minister. Fact: Because of Hunt’s and others display of disloyalty, Morrison is now the leader of a very unstable government being controlled by the rabid right wing religious faction that contains [Tony] Abbott and Co. Fact: Cabinet ministers are quitting along with backbenchers because of charges of alleged bullying and misogyny and they can see that their chances of remaining in their jobs looking very shaky. Labor has lost a few members as well, but they’re not in government and they are unified. The latest fact appeared on 12 February when the Morrison government lost the vote 75-74 on the floor of the House of Representatives in relation to medical services in Australia for refugees. That’s the first time since 1941 that it has occurred. I would like to see the people of Flinders have a hard look at Greg Hunt’s actions and the chaos that has ensued because of the overthrow of Turnbull and decide if he merits re-election.

I believe the elves that may live in the bottom of the garden in the ACT are also contemplating leaving. Lol. John Cain, McCrae

Hunt forever My response to Ms [Julia] Banks’ announcement to seek election in Flinders this federal election (“Hunt under pressure of coup fallout” The News 5/2/19): Greg Hunt has been the MP for Flinders for longer than I have been alive. Greg has lived and breathed the Mornington Peninsula his whole life. Whether it be securing federal funding for the Rosebud pool, cleaning up Gunnamatta beach or protecting Point Nepean, he has always been fighting. I recently joined Greg on a small portion of his 500 kilometre walk for autism across the peninsula, Western Port and Phillip Island. What MP will do that for their local area? That is a member of parliament that properly cares for his local area. In my lifetime I have never seen a Labor or independent truly take the peninsula seriously. As the MP for Chisholm, I feel Ms Banks is betraying her voters by unofficially campaigning around another area while the events of 164,000 people who live in her electorate are ignored. Greg has always been on the side of Flinders and all Australians when listing new medicines. As a 16-year-old and in Ms Banks’ proclaimed “progressive” generation, I believe in someone whose allegiances truly lie on the peninsula. Thomas Burgess, Sorrento

Police wary of pursuit I am absolutely fed up watching and hearing

children riding motorbikes and trail bikes on the grass and pedestrian paths of the Hastings foreshore. I have seen a number of near misses with pedestrians and cyclists and fear someone (quite possibly a child) will be killed if nothing is done. When I called into the police station at Hastings to report the problem (not for the first time) I was told the police must literally catch the perpetrators in the act before they can do anything. Yet if a perpetrator is injured in a pursuit, it is the individual police officers who personally risk substantial costs by way of compensation. Is it any wonder I have not seen a single marked police vehicle anywhere in the vicinity after reporting these incidents by calling 000 time and time again. It would appear the police would rather not witness such incidents for fear of what may follow. What hope do we have if the police themselves are effectively discouraged from acting? The police know where these people live. They are well known to them and I have contacted the public housing officer in Frankston who is responsible for their placement: She says it is a matter for the police and that unless an offence happens on the property itself there is nothing she can do. What will it take before something is done? Richard Harrison, Hastings

Lacking safety Residents of Coppin and Point Nepean roads, Sorrento have spent nearly four years trying to have councillors and Mornington Peninsula Shire officers incorporate essential safety features into the design of this [new] footpath. But success has been limited, so opposition continues (“Wrong turn or right, path goes ahead” The News 13/2/19). Cr Hugh Fraser, who appears in the photo accompanying the article, actually voted against every single safety suggestion put forward by residents when the decision to build the path was made by council in December 2015. The design was seriously flawed from the outset, zig-zagging from one side of Coppin Road to the other and completely ignoring the issue of traffic calming along its length. Even now there is no pedestrian refuge at the Point Nepean Road junction (to get to the beach) and no roundabout (promised by the shire in 2003) at the dangerous Constitution Hill Road intersection. There are effectively five separate speed zones - confusing to locals and visitors alike. For much of its length pedestrians will be centimetres from the spinning wheels of large buses as the path shoulders the road. It is a certain accident waiting to happen. Layla Godfrey, Sorrento

Pre-schoolers at risk Councillors Bryan Payne and Hugh Fraser welcome construction of the Coppin Road footpath commencing in March(“Wrong turn or right, path goes ahead” The News 13/2/19). For the information of readers, Coppin Road runs parallel to the township’s Ocean Beach Road. The real need for footpaths are the roads and streets heading towards the town, namely: Newton, Hiskens, Watson, Darling et al. The height of Mornington Peninsula Shire Council’s stupidity is that there is no footpath along Darling Road where the pre-school is located. Parents have no choice but to take their toddlers to the pre-school along the road - will it take a tragedy for council to construct this footpath? Bill Holmes, Sorrento

cooler. If Mr Steiner would bother to check, he would find that coal power generators are cheaper to build than wind ones. Even nuclear would be cheaper at any location, albeit with cooling water available. So, why would you use intermittent wind power? Mr Steiner might also find that we already transmit power long distances, interstate. That’s what ultra high voltage is for. I think that the creme de la crims are in the electricity game as well as the banks. The “carbonised” climate change is just a ploy. We sell mountains of coal (and gas) to be burnt in the real world, while here in backward la la land with the above-mentioned correspondents as luminary citizens, we pay unbelievable amounts of money to not burn coal or go nuclear. I know who needs to be laughed at. Brian A Mitchelson, Mornington

Silencing the lambs Do the farmers and Agriculture and Water Minister David Littleproud getting in a lather about the Aussie Farms website and animal liberation activists going onto farms realise their comments are dripping with irony? They have stated that some farm animals might get killed. This is an industry that kills days old baby male chickens by grinding them up alive because they are by-products of the egg industry. The dairy industry kills more than 500,000 days old baby male calves each year because they are an unwanted byproduct. The sheep industry loses 15 million plus baby lambs barely days old in the paddock in winter every year so that we can eat spring lamb. I could go on. This is nothing less than trying to silence whistleblowers. Spare me the hypocrisy. John.Blair, Dromana.

Animals short lived Dorothea Mackellar had it right a century ago when she wrote in her famous poem “My country” about a land “of droughts and flooding rains,” proclaiming “when sick at heart around us, we see the cattle die”. Today, the news channels and social media feeds are full of stories of graziers who are sick at heart at the deaths of hundreds of thousands of cattle – drowned or, a few weeks ago, dying of heat exhaustion and thirst. What these stories don’t mention is that these animals were never fated to have a long life. If the animals hadn’t drowned or died of dehydration, they would have been hanged by their back legs in a slaughterhouse only to have their throats slashed open, sometimes, due to the speed of processing, while still fully conscious. The graziers are now mostly “sick at heart” because they are not making money from the appalling deaths these animals faced at the hands of the sunburnt country. Droughts and flooding rain were a reality a hundred years ago, and they will only become more intense as climate change, to which animal agriculture is a major contributor, continues to intensify. But, as long as we continue to buy the flesh of these unhappy animals, graziers will continue to breed them, on land that is totally unsuitable. Please – if your heart is sick at the sights of hundreds of thousands of dead animals this week – go vegan, and break this vicious spiral of death. Mimi Bekhechi, PETA Australia

Burn coal, gas I am sorry to upset Rupert Steiner and John Cain by carrying on about electric power supply, but it is vitally important for industrial capacity, jobs and wealth (“Powering on”, “Climate conspiracy” Letters 13/2/19). How can you run a smelter on wind or batteries? How can John Cain call me a climate change denier when, in my very letter that he criticises, I state that climate change is happening? The Northern Hemisphere has been frozen over in parts with sub-Arctic temperatures and rivers frozen solid, just like it was in 1600-1700 AD. The catastrophic rain in Queensland is part of this change. What is the “normal” climate of Earth? There isn’t one. I think the planet is due to again get

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Ringtail possum causes Frankston power outage Compiled by Brodie Cowburn MR Brierley, manager of the Frankston Gas and Electric Supply Works, has had a long and varied experience in his profession, but it remained to Frankston to provide him with something altogether out of the ordinary. All Tuesday night he and his staff had been endeavoring to find the cause of the block in the electric light current serving Melbourne Road and part of Frankston. He was expecting to find that a stray branch or twig was causing the damage, but the search was fruitless. It was not until daylight next morning that he found the cause of the obstruction. It turned out to be nothing less than a ring tailed possum. The animal had its tail tightly coiled round one wire, and its body balanced on the other. It was quite dead of course and practically burned in two. *** THE Wattle Club will entertain a large party of returned soldiers at Frankston on Saturday (today.) *** A.I.F. Commemorative. Badges – as is notified by the military authorities that application forms for the commemorative badges that are to be issued to the nearest female relatives of soldiers who have died on active service are now available at all postoffices. *** OWING to the absence on holidays of Rev E. Tonkin, the Methodist Church services at Frankston will be conducted by the Rev. D. Morris B.A. The evening services throughout the circuit being in the open air begin at about 7 p.m.

Rev. H. Worrall, president, has notified the indefinite postponement of the Methodist Annual Conference on account of the pneumonic influenza epidemic. *** M. Paul Thomsen and M. Adolf Hodee, the French Labor Delegates, are to visit Brighton on Friday afternoon. They will be entertained by Councillor W. P. Francis, the Mayor, and Councillors at the Town Hall, and will afterwards inspect the nurseries of Messrs Cheeseman and Company. It would perhaps be interesting to the visitors if a tour through Somerville was arranged for them. They should certainly have the pleasure of inspecting the “Two Bays” Nurseries. *** MR Chas. E. Copsey, the new licensee of the Hotel Somerville took, charge last week. Mr Copsey comes to the district with a fine record, and a thorough knowledge of his business. He has been vice-president of the Licensed Victuallers Association and formerely conducted hotels in both South Melbourne and Carlton. The high reputation of the Hotel Somerville should be still further enhanced under his management. *** AT a meeting of the committee held at the Mechanics’ Institute on Friday night last an interim balance sheet in connection with the gymkhana recently held at Frankston in aid of the local Repatriation Fund was presented. There were present: Councillor W. J. Oates (chairman) Cr. W. P. Mason, (treasurer, ) Major Condor and Messrs

Jennings, T. Ritchie, C. Gray, H. McComb, S. Lawrey, W. C. Young and T, J. McMurtrie (hon. sec.) A highly satisfactory statement of accounts was presented for the information of the members, but as the receipts were still incomplete the publication of details will not be made till a later date. It may be stated, however, that the net profit of the effort will amount to over £380. The Chairman congratulated the committee on the result and remarked on the generosity of Major Condor who had returned the prize money won by him to the credit of the fund. The Major interposed that the credit should be given to the Langwarrin Military Camp and not to himself. The hon. secretary (Mr McMurtrie) gave details as to the disposal of the pony which had been raffled, and it was resolved unanimously on the motion of Mr Gray seconded by Mr McComb that the Secretary’s action in connection there with be endorsed. The meeting also commended the secretary for writing to Mr White of Kirkpatrick’s. Hotel, Mornington, acknowledging with thanks sale of raffle tickets in his quarter which realised £18 11s 0d and expressing appreciation of the efforts of the various contributors. *** HEARD in the Train. That a number of offenders were dealt with at the Mornington Police Court last week charged with driving without lights and were each fined 5s. and 2s 6d costs. That Hastings intends holding a grand gymkhana on Easter Saturday in aid of Soldiers Memorial Fund. That the influenza epidemic is on

the wane. That billiard rooms are to re-open theatres and hotels to remain closed. That sportsmen had a good days sport on the opening of the duck season on Saturday. That within 12 months from now the whole of the original scheme in connection with the Peninsula water supply will be completed. That Mornington claims first consideration in the matter of reticulation on the grounds that they were the originators of the scheme. That the Frankston Avenue of Honor requires attention in the matter of clearing rubbish from the trees and strengthening the fences. Than Mr C. Wood, who has been assigned the duty of advising local business people when Frankston soldiers are arriving in the town would be glad if parents or friends would inform him as to probable dates soldiers are expected home. *** THE Peninsula in common with the rest of the State benefitted consider ably by the splendid rains experienced at the beginning of the week. Dairymen, orchardists and farmers generally were beginning to look grave as week after week passed without sign of change in the weather conditions, which have been exceptionally dry since about September last. Dairymen throughout the Shire who reported a serious falling off in milk supply owing to shortage of water and suitable feed are delighted at the change while orchardists are equally pleased. The average fall has been about three inches spread over nearly every area in the State.

An authority speaking on the subject said that wheat farmers are particularly jubilant as they will now be able to work up some of their new land for seeding for the new crop in April. With judicious cultivation a great deal of rain that has fallen can be conserved for the use of the coming wheat crop. So far as root crops and the dairy industry are concerned, the rain has brought a wonderful change in prospects. A failure in the root crops threatened owing to the extremely dry weather, but while the rain has been late it is very welcome. In the dairy districts south of the Dividing Range, Gippsland, and the Western District, the downpour should make a great improvement. In regard to the pastoral outlook the rain has come rather early for the production of grass. If a spell of hot weather follows it will kill any grass that may spring up as a result of the rain, but if further falls occur in a few weeks the good effect on the pastoral industry will be very considerable indeed. Except in the case of Mildura, which is independent of rain to a large extent, the fruit industry will benefit. One authority states that the rainfall has been the salvation of the situation as far as vines are concerned. The trees have suffered very severly from the dry weather, but the rain will restore them to their normal condition. *** From the pages of the Mornington Standard, 22 February 1919

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Hark! The Summer of Mixed Spirits and Mixed Feelings By Stuart McCullough I’VE no idea what happened to me – I used to go to music festivals all the time. As a veteran of multiple ‘Big Days Out’, ‘Summersault’ and various other events requiring I wear a wristband to prove I’m over eighteen, I’m out of practice. Festivals were as much a part of summer as sand in your shoe or backyard cricket in your pajamas. Without ever making a conscious decision to do so, I stopped going. There are loads of festivals out there, but none are as ubiquitous as ‘The Big Day Out’ once was. Were it not for ‘The Big Day Out’, I would never have experienced overpriced midstrength beer. Nor would I have seen ‘Slipknot’ perform and, to this day, would be clueless on the subject of Satanic clowns. Which, quite obviously, would be a bad thing. On paper, music festivals sound like a great idea. Loads of your favourite bands all playing on the same day at the same place for your entertainment. In theory, this means that instead of going to multiple performances, you can get it all done in one day at a single venue. It’s kind of like going to Southland for your Christmas shopping, but with music. It’s breathtakingly efficient. Other than crowds, sunburn and the indignity that is the portaloo what’s not to like about a music festival? Let me count the ways… There are the prices for food that are not so much a form of extortion as they are an invitation to enduring poverty. In an ideal world – which, presumably, is one in which no music festival is conducted - no one should be forced

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to choose between a souvlaki and a house deposit. But festivals are a law and pricing scheme unto themselves. ‘Finding water’ is also a potential challenge. Ideally, you’d get there early a sink a bore somewhere near the chill-out tent. Getting there and back is also a challenge. People arrive over an eight-hour period, but things get hectic when everyone wants to leave at the same time after the music stops. You’re either trying to get on a train and experiencing what it must be like to be the filling in a sweaty, sunburned and slightly inebriated human sandwich or attempting to find your car before queuing up for another hour and a half just to get out of the car park. The sun is my enemy. For me, at-

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tending an outdoor music festival is all about avoiding sunburn so far as it is humanly possible to do so. As someone who needs sunscreen to avoid getting cooked by a light bulb, the very idea of spending a day exposed to the elements is extremely unappealing. Much as Cleopatra bathed herself in donkey milk, I dunk myself in SPF 50+. Little wonder I stopped going to festivals. It was my brother’s idea. We’d go, as fully-grown adults, to a music festival. Straight away I asked whether Slipknot was be playing but, sadly, they weren’t. Instead, there were a bunch of bands who’d have been at home at my last Big Day Out. I was the target market. We would go with our wives, taking fold-up chairs and a

picnic blanket. Things have changed. Our nineteen-year-old nephew tagged along. As we approached the festival, we were reminded that alcohol was strictly prohibited and our bags would be searched. The security staff didn’t disappoint, as they rummaged around as if they were looking for treasure. I’ve boarded flights with less security. We entered and it became apparent that whilst significant effort was being made to keep alcohol out, once inside you could guzzle it to your heart’s content. Which people were, as if someone had just told them the bar would close in ten minutes after which they’d be forced to endure a lifetime of sobriety. The mood seesawed somewhere between joyful abandon and

inebriated surrender. As one of my all time favourite bands took to the stage, every reservation I had disappeared. My nephew followed me as we headed towards the stage. Then it struck me. These probably were the same people I’d attended festivals with all those years ago. Except we were now all older and, at least theoretically, more responsible. Some however were determined to prove otherwise. It was midway through the set when a lady who was my age decided to jump over the security barrier and attempt to climb the stage. Lord knows what she intended to do when she got there. The security staff had hold of her legs as she dug her fingernails into the floor before ultimately deciding surrender was inevitable. Nothing was damaged, other than dignity. Someone else then clambered onto the shoulders of what I hope was a friend. Once aloft, the man threw his head back and ripped his shirt open. Buttons rained down. My nephew was shocked. It was as if everything he thought he knew about adulthood was a lie. I understand - nostalgia is a powerful thing. Seeing a band I’d idolized in my youth was an invigorating, life-affirming experience. For others, it was a portal back to another time when they were young, carefree and prone to either ripping their shirt off in public or poorly considered stage invasions. To each their own. Perhaps it’s all right to go back. At least for a little while. My nephew, however, may yet need time to recover. stuart@stuartmccullough.com


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Close call: Moorooduc managed to creep past Somerville’s total with just wicket in hand. Picture: Andrew Hurst

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MOOROODUC have held on by a thread to claim a thrilling victory in the first innings over Somerville. Chasing 168 to win, Moorooduc kept touch mainly thanks to an entertaining innings from Rashimal Mendis, who hit his half century by smacking 3 sixes over the boundary. Moorooduc passed their target with just one wicket in hand, and their numbers 11 and 9 batsmen at the crease. At Ballam Park East, Long Island surpassed their measly target of 70 despite a monumental batting collapse against Main RIdge. The winning side had passed their target and were flying comfortably at 3/96. They ended up all out for 109. In response Main Ridge came in for a second innings, and looked to put runs on the board quickly. They were bowled out for 115 off 27 overs. Handed a chance to claim the second innings and an outright win, Long Island capitalised. Opener Aaron Paxton scored 47 runs and his side passed 0/79 off 22 overs. Baden Powell comfortably defeated Crib Point on day two of their clash at Overport Park. An opening innings of 42 runs from Mitchell Barr got them off on the right foot, and they were able to claim victory. They finished the day at 6/170

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from 175 overs. Pines have had a tough afternoon at home against Red Hill, letting slip a good total of 233 and succumbing to a loss. Pines would have felt they were in a good position, but Red Hill’s chances were helped by a good spell of bowling on day one from Lincoln Toy, who dismissed the opening three batsmen in quick succession. On day two, Simon Dart proved the difference as he put together a knock of 85 runs off 176 balls. Red Hill surpassed their target with three overs of play left in the day.

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for 137. Rosebud’s bowlers performed well as a team, but Ashley Nagel’s 4/15 was the most impressive effort. Mt Martha will be disappointed they they have failed to chase down a target of 182 set by Carrum at Ferrero Reserve. Mt Martha were bowled out for 131, with Jake D’Atri taking five wickets, Carrum came in for a second innings and finished the day at 1/28. The clash between Seaford Tigers and Heatherhill ended in a win for the Tigers, as Brayden Roscoe scored 84 runs to help his side end their first innings 47 runs ahead.

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FRANKSTON YCW have held strong to defend their total of 250 runs against Tootgarook. Tootgarook started day two well and looked good at 0/31, but quickly fell to 3/38 and were suddenly on the back foot, A good innings from Travis French in the middle order helped the travelling Tootgarook, but they ended up bowled out with just 14 runs left to chase. Andrew Kitson took 4 wickets,, inducing the last 2 to get his side out of jail. Carrum Downs have also had to bowl well to avoid defeat against Rye,

Carrum Downs were defending a total of 164 runs, which looked as if it may prove to be a difficult task. Things quickly fell apart for Rye, and at 5/43, looked dead and buried. Rye’s middle order fought but their efforts were not enough, as their side were bowled out 33 runs short. Tyabb have timed their run well to defeat Balnarring, hitting the winning runs with just one over left to play in their first innings. Michael and Aaron Edwards were Tyabb’s best, scoring 100 runs between them to set their side up for the win. Tyabb secured victory with 5 wickets in hand. On day two of the clash between Boneo and Dromana, Boneo batted and scored 126 runs, well short of their target of 236. Skye had a bye.

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LANGWARRIN have bowled brilliantly to secure an outright win over Pearcedale in their two day clash at Lloyd Park. A great first day saw Langwarrin claim the first innings. They declared 100 runs ahead, In reply Pearcedale could muster little response. Langwarrin were on fire, with each of their six bowlers each claiming a second innings wicket.

Pearcedale were left all out for 106, meaning Langwarrin needed just seven runs to secure an outright win. They did so in two overs without loss of wicket. Mt Eliza also suffered a rough outright loss against Sorrento on their own home turf. Batting first on day one Mt Eliza put 118 runs on the board, with Sorrento scoring 148 in reply. Mt Eliza’s second innings proved to cost them dearly, as their opening 5 batsmen fell for single digit figures. Jake Wood took six wickets to help bowl Mt Eliza out for 89. Sorrento raced to their target to take out the win, reaching 1/60 off 14 overs. At Alexandra Park, Baxter could do nothing to get close to Mornington, who set them a target of 353 to chase down. Baxter batted slowly and were bowled out for 104 in their first innings, and the follow on was enforced. With just 10 overs of play remaining, Baxter avoided an outright loss. Peninsula OB’s day one target of 189 against Flinders was easily defended. A middle order innings of 66 from Nick Barfuss caused the only headache, as the Old Boys claimed a good win. Flinders were bowled out for 126.


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By Craig MacKenzie SOUTHERN United kicks off the 2019 season against one of the most cashedup outfits in the NPLW when it hosts South Melbourne’s imposing women’s team at Monterey Reserve on Saturday. It is a massive challenge for a team that created records last season for all the wrong reasons finishing last in the elite competition with a solitary point having scored five goals and conceding 188. South Melbourne in stark contrast finished on top of the ladder and lost the Grand Final 3-1 to Bulleen. And Southern’s preparation has been far from ideal. “We go into the season with just one practice match because we didn’t have the numbers initially,” Southern head coach Washington Castillo said. “Ideally I would have liked to have five or six games under our belts but that’s life and we’ll make the best of it. “We’re preparing a game plan that we think will suit us but yes it is a very tough game.” Southern lost 3-0 to Casey Comets on Sunday with six players unavailable and Castillo hopes to have some of them back for the South Melbourne clash. Southern’s senior squad for 2019 (with previous club of new players in brackets) is: GOALKEEPER: Celia Kelsall. DEFENDERS: Milla Jowett (Bayside), Sarah Wiek, Christina Sousas (Hopper’s Crossing), Yasmin Cerda-Fredes (Casey Comets), Jacinda Anastasopoulos, Lily Gonzalez, Ella Douglass. MIDFIELDERS: Casey Aarons, Patricia Kurasik (Berwick City), Olivia Groves, Jess Beddows, Ashley Blackburn (Ballarat). FORWARD: Kallista Tzelios (Bayside). Southern’s under-19 squad is: GOALKEEPER: Rianna Tann. DEFENDERS: Sarah Tebbutt, India Scarr, Phoebe Tann, Ellis Kadir, Anna McGill. MIDFIELDERS: Maizy Garwood (Rosebud Heart), Jennifer Quinlan (Mornington), Isabella De Gilio (Alamein). STRIKERS: Sita Karimi, Kaylah Aydin, Claudia Beissmann. Southern’s under-16 squad (no goalkeeper listed) is: DEFENDERS: Taylah Hennekam, Alex Jones, Tanysha Hogan, Emily Ryan, Talia Palmer. MIDFIELDERS: Ezel Duyar, Sage Kirby, Nooria Mohammad (South Melbourne), Sydney James. FORWARDS: Danica Vukcevic, Rhys McKenna, Madina Ali (Narre Warren South). Southern’s under-14 squad is:

Southern seniors: Midfielder Carey Aarons vies for possession under the watchful gaze of Southern United captain Olivia Groves. Picture: Elise Tebbutt

GOALKEEPER: Taylen Wulf. DEFENDERS: Leah Plavlijanic, Eden Abrahams (Sandringham), Macey Butler, Jemma De Vos, Shanece Dias, Tayla James (Brighton). MIDFIELDERS: Sarah Shanks (Sandringham), Lauren Riha, Eden McKeown. FORWARDS: Rhiannon Kelleher, Erica-Derrick Sarfo-Sarpong, Kayla McLeod, Emilia Ingles, Chiara Renzeme, Lilly Constantino (Peninsula Strikers), Ellena Zissis (Bentleigh Greens). In NPL2 news Langwarrin’s season started with a 3-2 loss at home to Melbourne City on Saturday. A teasing, curling cross from the left by Ramy Najjarine in the 16th minute forced midfielder Wayne Wallace to slide down facing his own goal but he only succeeded in guiding the ball onto Jaiden Madafferi and past stranded Langy keeper Fraser Maclaren. City looked to have taken the contest out of Langy’s reach 11 minutes into the second half after a quick break down the left. The ball was played inside to Moudi Najjar whose turn and low shot was blocked one-handed by a diving Maclaren only to present Najjarine with a close-range tap-in to make it 2-0. Langwarrin was much more physical in the second period and that approach was ramped up in the 74th minute when veteran Boris Ovcin replaced Templin. A combative approach to the game is in Ovcin’s DNA and it was no coincidence that Langy’s fightback took place after his arrival. Ovcin was only on the pitch for a minute when Najjarine tried to stop him

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taking a long throw by getting up close and personal. Ovcin shoved him in the chest twice then City substitute Idrus Abdulahi joined in and soon a pack had formed with players grabbing, pushing and shoving. When normal service resumed it didn’t take long for Langy to strike. In the 77th minute Damir Stoilovic skinned his opponent on the right of the area and his cutback was met first time by Stirton to make it 2-1. Suddenly the visitors were on the back foot and the huge crowd erupted when Kuol stole the ball inside the attacking third in the 93rd minute and was brought down inside the area leaving referee Ross Clark with a simple decision. Stirton converted from the spot sending City keeper James Delianov the wrong way and it was 2-2. But the home team’s hopes of getting something out of this contest ended in the 96th minute when City substitute Gianluca Iannucci curled the ball from the right towards the far post. Maclaren was backpedalling and did well to get a hand to the ball only for Najjarine to sidefoot home into an unguarded net for a dramatic winner. In FFA Cup news Somerville Eagles defeated Barnstoneworth United 3-1 at Somerville Secondary College on Saturday. The Eagles handed debuts to five new players with recent signings Francis Beck (from Baxter), Callum Richardson, Daniel Hodge, Will O’Brien and Mark Pagliarulo all starting with James

Liddle and Sean Scully on the bench. Somerville player-coach Dave Greening opened the scoring with a tap-in in the 8th minute after great work from Hodge and a bullet-like Hodge header after an excellent corner from O’Brien in the 21st minute made it 2-0. Four minutes later Vantuntiang Kawngno scored for the visitors but the local side regained its two-goal cushion when Pagliarulo added a third after a superb through ball from O’Brien. The second half saw the Eagles go through the motions eventually easing into the first main round, the draw for which will be conducted this week. Rosebud bowed out of the FFA Cup with a 3-1 loss to Yarra Jets at Olympic Park on Sunday. Three dreadful defensive errors presented the tie on a plate to the visitors and they didn’t have to be asked twice. Rosebud had started well with a stunning low strike from outside the area by Ben Gamble in the 26th minute but five minutes later Rosebud keeper James Cinar collided with teammate Harris Battison when trying to clear and the ball fell to Jets striker Aaron Pearce who stroked it into the unguarded goal for the equaliser. In the 68th minute Rosebud gave the ball away inside its defensive third and tall Jets attacking midfielder Paul Cahill was brought down inside the area. Cahill recovered to convert the resultant penalty and four minutes later Cinar’s slapstick approach to possession allowed Pearce to rob him and stroke the ball into the gaping net to make it 3-1 and end the home side’s hopes. In State 1 news Mornington won both of last week’s pre-season matches beating Peninsula Strikers 2-1 on Thursday then having to rely on a late goal to down Frankston Pines 1-0 on Saturday evening. A Danny Black own goal and a Liam Baxter header decided Thursday’s contest with Grant Lane scoring for Strikers. A low strike from outside the area by Craig Smart was enough to beat Pines in a spiteful encounter last weekend. The upside for Pines was their or-

ganisation and their refusal to be bullied while their pace posed problems for the Mornington defence. Alex Bevacqua and Meron Negasi agreed terms with Pines after the match, the former joining from Nunawading City while Negasi was with Doveton last season. In State 2 news Peninsula Strikers went down 1-0 to South Yarra at Centenary Park on Saturday. Strikers’ boss Danny Verdun is understood to have finally given Colin McCormack the nod as first choice keeper after McCormack and Christian Morales were vying for the role. “Tapsy” Munyanyiwa played for Strikers. He’d been with Pines during the preseason until three weeks ago when he told head coach Kevin “Squizzy” Taylor that he wanted to take a break from the game for personal reasons. The 21-year-old winger has been with Bentleigh Greens, Springvale White Eagles, Sunshine George Cross, Doveton and Point Cook. In State 3 news Skye United lost 2-1 to Old Scotch at John Paul College on Saturday. Skye had five players unavailable but led 1-0 at half-time thanks to a longrange shot from Jason Nowakowski that caught the Old Scotch keeper off his line but the State 2 visitors struck twice within five minutes early in the second half. In State 4 news Seaford drew 2-2 with Sandringham at North Seaford Reserve on Saturday with Seaford’s goals coming from Matt Schwellinger and Mitch Lander. After the match Seaford confirmed the signings of Kevin Derry from Peninsula Strikers, Nick Ormond from St Kilda and Kurt Wagner-Goldsworthy from Frankston Pines. In State 5 news Aspendale Stingrays lost 2-1 to State 4 Noble Park on Saturday with Alex Taylor-Hirst scoring for the Stingrays. This weekend’s league games: SATURDAY 3pm: Southern Utd v South Melbourne (Monterey Reserve, under-12s 9am, under-14s 10.10am, under-16s 11.30am, under-19s 1pm); Langwarrin v Northcote City (Lawton Park). This weekend’s pre-season games: SATURDAY: Mornington v Berwick City, Dallas Brooks Park, 1pm & 3pm; Peninsula Strikers v Mazenod Victory, Centenary Park, 1pm & 3pm; Hampton Park Utd v Skye Utd, KM Reedy Reserve, 1pm & 3pm; Seaford Utd v Elwood, North Seaford Reserve, 1pm & 3pm.

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Top tennis talent come together MORNINGTON Peninsula’s top junior talent will all compete at the same venue for a special Friday night “Super Round“ on Friday 1 March. Every team from the Peninsula Tennis Association’s Moss Watson (top boys league) and Loretta Thrupp (top girls league) leagues will come together at Overport Park Tennis Club for one massive night of tennis. The juniors will battle it out at the “Super Round Carnival” while free food, free tennis and

Impressive debut: The Jason Warren-trained Brooklyn Hustle comes with a barnstorming finish to win on debut. Picture: Supplied

free activities will be on offer for the spectators. Jumping castles and face painting will also be on offer, with new players wanting a free hit of tennis also able to receive a voucher for a group lesson at any club within the Peninsula Tennis region. A serving radar will be onsite as well as three half-courts for the public. For more information about the night email: secretary@peninsulatennisassociation.com.

Let it rip: Bruce Park Blue team player Seb Cowan gets ready for the “Super Round Carnival” at Overport Park Tennis Club. Picture: Supplied.

Hustle “spot on” for Diamond MORNINGTON-based racehorse trainer Jason Warren couldn’t be any happier with his gun two-year-old Brooklyn Hustle’s return on Saturday 9 February despite finishing fifth in the Blue Diamond Prelude (Fillies) at Caulfield. Brooklyn Hustle was all the rage for the $1.5 million Group One Blue Diamond Stakes on Saturday 23 February following her barnstorming last to first debut victory in December last year, but her most recent run has left some people questioning her capabilities. But, not her trainer, Jason Warren. “I thought it was a great run,” Warren said. “She ran the second fastest last 600m, 400m and 200m of both the two-year-old races on the day so her sectionals were very good. “She had one soft trial heading into that so the run will bring her to her peak and she’ll be a lot better off in the [Blue] Diamond over 1200m.” Warren has been adamant on making sure his

talented filly would peak at the right time and so far he believes everything has gone to plan. “We’re spot on,” he said. “She had a gallop at Mornington this morning… I’ll take her to Caulfield on Tuesday for her final gallop and she’ll gallop on the course proper there with someone like Bel Sonic from the stable.” Jockey, Beau Mertens, will take the reins in the Blue Diamond after partnering with the filly on debut. “Beau Mertens came down and rode her [in her Mornington gallop] to just have a feel – he was really happy with her,” Warren said. “He’s got a good affinity with the horse… and he’s a very good jockey.” The barrier draw for the Blue Diamond Stakes will take place at Caulfield on Tuesday 19 February where Warren is hoping to draw in between barriers two and seven.

Mountain bike champions hit Red Hill tracks SOME OF the best mountain bike racers from Victoria, interstate and overseas descended upon the Red Hill trail network on Saturday 2 February and Sunday 3 February. Red Hill has long been the preferred training ground for many state, national, and even world champions, but for the first time the trails were part of a tier one National Cross-Country Racing Series. Around 180 competitors lined up for rounds five and six of the Victorian Mountain Bike Championship Series with local shops and businesses also benefiting from the large numbers of hungry supporters and spectators flooding the race village. Members and volunteers from the Red Hill Riders Mountain Bike Club put together an outstanding event and, as expected, the racing was exciting and tough. Newcomers to the area learned quickly how tough it is to climb some of the Red Hill inclines. The Elite Female Category was taken out Gritty riders: Up and coming racers and training buddies, Harry Doye (251) and Felix Davis (257), compete in the Victorian Mountain Bike Championship Series at Red Hill. Picture: The Riders Life

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on both days by 10-time Australian Champion rider, Peta Mullens, with Sarah Riley and Courtney Sherwell rounding out second and third on both occasions. Tasman Nankervis also managed to win the Elite Male category on both days, ahead of second placed-Russell Nankervis. Sebastian Jayne finished in third on the Saturday while Sam Walsh claimed third on the Sunday. Numerous other age categories also catered for riders from under-13s through to riders well into their 60’s and beyond. A large number of juniors also hit the track suggesting a promising healthy future for the Mornington Peninsula’s young riders. More info including complete results can also be found here: https://www.facebook.com/Vicxcoseries/. Racers will now travel to Mount Beauty and Falls Creek in late February for the final and deciding two rounds.

Peninsula’s best: St Andrews Beach ranks as Mornington Peninsula’s top public access golf course and sixth overall in Australia, according to Golf Australia. Picture: Caddie Productions.

Peninsula courses chip into top 100 GOLFERS from the Mornington Peninsula certainly aren’t lacking quality courses to choose from according to Golf Australia’s biennial top 100 rankings that were released on Wednesday 13 February. Golf courses on the Peninsula filled 10 per cent of the nation’s top 100 public access courses for 2019 with the list taking into account courses that are considered “pleasurable” for all golfers of every standard. The rankings were compiled over the past two years by Golf Australia editor Brendan James and a team of 32 other readers. It focussed on public access courses that offer tee times for visiting golfers, which are willing to pay a green fee, for at least five days a week. Inside the top 20, the Peninsula had four golf courses make the cut, but it was St. Andrews Beach (Fingal, Victoria) which landed the honours of topping the list for the region. St. Andrews Beach secured sixth position in Australia’s top 100 after having previously reached fifth (2017) and fourth (2015) place in previous years. The Dunes Golf Links (ninth in Australia) ranked as the second best golf course on the Peninsula and despite having been in play for 22 years now, it has “rarely looked or played bet-

ter” according to the judges. The Dunes (Rye) had previously ranked 11th (2017) and eighth (2015) in Australia. Rounding out the top three on the Peninsula was the Moonah Links Legends course (Fingal) which landed 15th place in Australia’s top 100. According to the judges, it was “one of the most enjoyable layouts to play on the Mornington Peninsula”. Moonah Links’ Open Course also made the top 100, sitting in 23rd place. Notably, the judges thought that “on a typical Mornington Peninsula day, the Open course at Moonah Links could be the hardest 18 holes in Australia”. Portsea Golf Club (Portsea) was the final course on the Peninsula to rank inside Australia’s top 20, landing 19th spot. The judges said that “Portsea remains one of the ‘must play’ layouts for any visiting golfer to the Mornington Peninsula” with their collection of short par-3s and par-4s. Outside of the top 50, the Peninsula had another five courses make the top 100 rankings. They were: RACV Cape Schanck Resort (58th), Rosebud Country Club’s North Course (69th), Flinders Golf Club (81st), Mornington Golf Club (84th) and Eagle Ridge (97th).


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2009 toyota kluger 4x4 kx-r 7 seat wagon only 140,000 km finished in grey with black int trim multiple air bags cruise traction control abs dual air con climate control reg zko721

$7,999

$3,499

drive away

2 0 p/w

4 0 p/w CITROEN PICASSO HDI 7 SEATER

$

CITROEN C3

TOYOTA 8 SEATER

2003 CITROEN c3 5door automatic hatch back finished in black Toyota Estima G automatic 3.0LT V6 luxury 8 seater power side door with grey int trim air conditioned power steering electric windows dual sun roofs rear dvd player tinted glass air bags abs alloy wheels front and side air bags clean car reg xx0819 body kit low ks only 127,000 reg aeu469

$12,999

$9,999

drive away

5 0 p/w

6 5 p/w

$

PAJERO 7 SEATER

$13,999

drive away

$

drive away

7 0 p/w

$

OUTLANDER VR-X 4WD PATHFINDER TI 7 SEATS

Mitsubishi pajero VR-X 4wd 7 seater duel fuel automatic cruise control multiple air bags traction control factory rear dvd player climate control heated seats alloy’s tow pack uwy094

$4,999

2009 mitsubishi outlander MY10 automatic V6 top spec leather int sat nav rear dvd premium sound sunroof reverse camera bluetooth service books. 1OE5VN

Nissan automatic 4WD diesel TI pathfinder seven seater full leather int sunroof climate control multiple air bags abs cruise traction control alloy’s tints dvd player reg1hq7rm

$4,999

$8,999

$33,999

drive away

drive away

2 5 p/w

$

drive away

2 5 p/w

$

NISSAN X-TRAIL TI RANGER 4X4 XLT 3.2

2003 dual fuel nissan x-trail 4wd 2.5lt petrol automatic with air bags 2014ford ranger dual cab 4x4 automatic XLT 3.2 turbo diesel one abs brakes power windows brake assist climate control leather steering owner full good history side steps nudge bar tow pack roof racks tinted wheel alloy’s reg yng197 glass rear hard lid $33999

$14,999

2009 BARINA

8 0 p/w

$

BLACK SERIES OFF ROAD CAMPER

SWAN OUTBACK

2 5 p/w

2010 ford mondeo zetec TDCI hatchback automatic turbo diesel 2010 automatic nissan x-trail my10 T31 4wd wagon abs traction climate control multiple air bags traction EBD cruise Bluetooth control cruise power windows front and side air bags rear dvd tow DSC park sensor power windows service history xrg805 pack tinted glass roof racks books ybu297

$8,999

PT CRUISER

R E N TA C A R

CARS from

/day 0 3 $

$13,999

drive away

4 5 p/w

drive away

7 0 p/w

$

2016 black series patron 4 berth twin 100amp batteries 100 lt water 2004 jayco swan outback camper 5 berth queen bed double bed Chrysler PT cruiser finished in black with tinted glass tank led lighting 240 power connected inverter slide out kitchen queen single bed dinette and lounge 4 burner cook top grill microwave oven chrome alloy’s power sunroof air con heated seats cruise control bed double bed dinette awning annex walls ect reg y34482 heaps of cupboards and storage 12 volt power 240 power awning abs power windows air bags

Affordable

$

MONDEO ZETEC DIESEL NISSAN X-TRIAL ST

drive away

$

drive away

5 0 p/w

4 5 p/w

$4,999

drive away

$9,999

drive away

$

Holden barina 3 door hatch five speed manual only 144,000 k’s front and side air bags air con power windows xhx651

$14,999

drive away

7 5 p/w

drive away

5 0 p/w

$

2008 citroen C4 Picasso turbo diesel 7 seater wagon good history multiple air bags climate control abs traction cruise park sensors power windows alloy’s cd stacker $8999 reg ywc487

$9,999

drive away

$

$

drive away

5 0 p/w

$

$

KLUGER KX-R 7 SEAT

$9,999

drive away

$

14 SEAT COMMUTER MERCEDES S500 LWB Toyota commuter 14 seater 5 speed 2.4 lt manual air conditioned power steering tinted glass new Pirelli tyres drives very well sn8122

2000 mercedes –benze S 500 L top of the range comfort and style featuring amg wheels sunroof rear glass folding blind rear electric seats cooled and heated seats factory sat nav multiple air bags electric stability brake assist traction control abs cruise control park sensors climate control auto levelling suspension tinted glass service books only 140,000km. 1hg3xg

S N A V & UTES from

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