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With all the thunderstorms and rain we have been getting lately, a lot of people have been testing out their cameras and techniques to capture the perfect shot. Matt and Shelley Sullivan have seen a lot of lightning and thought it would be challenging to capture such an exciting event, as Karratha gets really impressive storms in the Pilbara. “Why not try and photo it,” Matt said. This photo was taken on January 24, 2012 at a secret spot within 3kms of Karratha. The Sullivans used Canon 600D + 70-200mm
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Demolish of the Victoria Hotel The Shire of Roebourne and the State Government’s development instrument, the DAP, have before it a development application to demolish the Victoria Hotel on Roe Street, Roebourne. The applicant plans to build FIFO accommodation. Of course the State Government would be in favour of such a development, anything to appease mining companies operating in the Pilbara. On first viewing, it appears the applicant has the wrong address on the plans. The proposed development seems destined for a location in Ascot or Burswood in the city of Perth. The applicant proposes that this development would change its use in 10 years time from FIFO accommodation to tourism accommodation. There are no lease agreements or guarantees in place that this will happen. Ultimately it is another template design from metropolitan Perth that will cost a fortune to air-condition and maintain. The running costs of such a building would be prohibitive for the locals own and operate, and be expensive accommodation for tourists and locals alike. As if the Pilbara needs more expensive accommodation? My other problem with this proposed development is the lack of cultural sensitivity for the area. To me, Roebourne is the cultural capital of the Pilbara and the best kept secret in Australia. It offers a place where Aboriginal people from the Pilbara can continue their cultural connections with country. Many Aboriginal people have been displaced from their homes of Port Hedland and Karratha and find themselves living in Roebourne.
The generosity of the people living in Roebourne is evident. They share what little they have with the broader community. This development does not symbolise the history and cultural heritage of the area. More recently the history of Roebourne was captured by visual artist and animator Sohan Areal Hayes. He was stunned by the “valuable culture” in Roebourne “that’s just being bulldozed”. Tearing down historic buildings in favour of inappropriate developments like this one is a good example of Mr Hayes’ reference to bulldozing in Roebourne. The applicant’s proposed development seems to ignore the history and cultural heritage of Roebourne and it shows. Roebourne is indeed a place for more development. It must be sympathetic to the rhythm and scale of existing buildings and be respectful of the cultural locality. Developers need encouragement to use local materials and designs from some of the Pilbara’s lasting buildings with their large verandahs, natural ventilation, pitched roofs and unimposing human scale. They should also be encourage to consult with the Traditional Owners to ensure developments are sympathetic to the long term cultural needs and local businesses of the community. Architects should not be rewarded for selecting a template design from metropolitan Perth and building it in the Pilbara. It’s the wrong building, the wrong use, on the wrong site. Please urge the Councillors of the Shire of Roebourne to vote against it. Julie Matheson
$39.2m for phone service Mobile phone coverage will be improved in the NW through the $39.2 million Royalties for Regions funding announced by the state government, benefiting tourism and further development as well as residents. North-West MLA Vince Catania said the Regional Mobile Communications Project would enable Western Australia’s regional, rural and remote communities and businesses to gain access to a selfsustainable and affordable mobile voice and wireless broadband service. “The WA Government and Telstra will deliver about $106million in value under the project to deploy new mobile communications infrastructure at 113 sites throughout the State,” he said. “These will be positioned along major roads and highways and at several regional communities. “Mobile phone coverage will be far improved and significantly boost access to next generation broadband services. “This should provide a further boost to North-West tourism and development because people in the modern era are more inclined to want total coverage for mobile phones while travelling.” Mr Catania said it wasn’t just personal use that would benefit, but the region’s public safety would also be improved. “Enhanced emergency radio and mobile telecommunication coverage will be a great asset to emergency services and WA Police in pursuit of their task,” he said.
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Crawford Realty wins five prestigious awards • The KAC lights were destroyed in the tornado early last year
Lack of light means lack of training By Courtney Bertling The Karratha Aquatic Centre’s lighting was destroyed during the tornado in February last year and is still not fixed. Residents, swimmers and the local swimming club have expressed frustration about the lack of lighting, which has meant earlier closing times and less time for people to use the pool. Local swimmer Anouska Angorve is currently training for the Rottnest Swim on February 25 and says she is finding it extremely difficult to train due to the early closing times at the pool. “I am currently training for the Rottnest Swim and getting to the pool in time to do a reasonable training session is near on impossible,” she said. “My husband works past 5pm almost every night, as do most people in this town, and I have to wait for him to get home to do a tag team with our kids.” “I understand that it has got to do with the lights (which have not been fixed since the tornado) but it is disappointing how long it is taking to fix them.” “I still intend to swim after the Rottnest Swim I and would love the opportunity to swim later than 5 or 6.30pm.”
Shire of Roebourne CEO Collene Longmore said the Shire has been involved in a protracted dispute with its insurer in relation to a claim for the replacement of lighting. “The claim was lodged by Shire soon after the tornado struck but acknowledgement of a successful claim was only made by its insurer late last year,” she said. “Whilst the claim was being disputed, the Shire undertook a tender process and O’Donnell Griffin has now been appointed to replace the lighting.” “The Shire did have the option of funding the replacement of lighting from its own reserves, while the claim remained in dispute.” “However, the KAC will be permanently closed some time in 2013, once the Karratha Leisure complex is opened.” Ms Longmore said it is anticipated that new lighting at the KAC will be switched on sometime in April. “The hiring of lights was not considered an option because of the extensive technical specifications required to satisfy the Health Act for a Grade 1 Commercial swimming facility.” “Required angles and level of lighting could simply not be achieved.”
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At the December 2011 awards, Crawford Realty, which has offices in South Hedland, Port Hedland, Karratha and Newman, finished top in five categories. Kurt Wallace from the Newman office won the sales award for Top Principal, Hayden Crawford took out Top Individual sales award, while the Top Individual Listings award was won by David Rowe of South Hedland office.
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In addition, Newman won the Challenge Trophy for property management while South Hedland won the Challenge Trophy for property sales. Ryan Crawford, Group Director said he was delighted with the success of the company at the awards. “It is a testament to the high standards of service that our company provides throughout the Pilbara, that these awards were shared by a number of our offices in the area. “In particular, these five awards also underline the strong commitment of Crawford Realty to maintain a uniform level of excellent customer services to all of our clients whether they live in South Hedland, Newman or Karratha. “It was also pleasing that our company won a range of awards covering both real estate sales and property management.”
The Stafford Brothers The brothers were back last weekend, and showed Karratha who the real storm was between them and TC Iggy. Check out page 10 for photos from the night. Back to school No more bored children at home, school is back! Although they may hate the homework, they get to see all their friends and have something to do during the day.
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New year, back to school, working hard, loving clouds and waiting for more rain about sums it up at the moment. Meanwhile, far, far away, the rest of the world goes on and, much like last year’s, loopy domestic and international happenings, I wonder what craziness we’ll see this year…
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‘Twas the year of the rabbit In twenty eleven When Molly bumped his noggin ‘fore the party got revvin’ And in Pakistan a man went In an octopuses gar-den In the sea, yes finally, Osama he bin Laden
And in other posh news came the marriage of the year between two bottom cheeks on a pertly rear whilst the second in line smooth as Marlon Brando whisperered into Pippa’s ear “You going commando?”
Headfirst sunk And wearing a frown just like Georgie Dubbya reading upside down And talking of displays, how ‘bout Hurley burley, With Shane and Elizabeth Dubbed as “Shurley”
And the cast of Glee and Libya Both won the people’s choice With our good PM responding Something like, “Unusual, noice”. But back here in Awstulya in political sphoires Came the hottest debate that we’ve seen in yoirs.
But surely you’d agree that sounds a little bit corny A Hurley and a Warne Reckon they gotta be Horney, cause they’re Tweetin’ all the time In cyberspace Yes, their love’s spit polished like Warney’s face
In the red corner Julia kept banging on and on that she’s not afraid of gays But Penny is Wong. Said, “marriage is sacred For the straight, you see And for true inspiration Look at Moi, look at moi.”
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And as Aussie dollars ploughed the yanks, their fiscal skills at zero We rose up to hold a cup And toast our national hero – He came from the land of salt and ore where the big bulk carriers float to China galore. He’s in spirit here Where the money is spent Where two grand a week Gets you one week’s rent Cause at the end of eleven, yup. Australia was agog That our pride is the Pilbara and a beaut red dog.
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POLICEWATCH Boat trailers By Senior Constable Jason Geikie If you’re a small boat owner like I am you will understand that most of your headaches with repairs are usually the boat trailer. The trailer is typically the forgotten piece of equipment for maintenance, but in most instances the most important when you need to get somewhere. I was standing at the Dampier boat ramp one weekend checking boats when a vehicle towing a boat pulled into the ramp. As it turned to line up the ramp, one of its trailer wheels fell off and rolled away. Lucky enough the trailer was a dual axel trailer so no damage was caused to the boat or trailer. This vehicle had driven 20km to the boat ramp down a busy 100kph highway. If the wheel came off while travelling at that speed it may have hit and killed somebody. As we all know, after the big weekend out fishing, diving, sun and surf we all drive home, fillet the fish, clean the boat and get the kids showered. All while having that well deserved beer and watching the last few overs of the cricket. The trailer usually gets the old once over and is forgotten. As the driver of the vehicle it’s your responsibility to have a roadworthy trailer. The trailer must be registered and a licence plate affixed. The brake lights and indicators must be working and visible. If the combined weight of the trailer and boat exceeds 750kg then brakes must be fitted. For your own benefit: Carry a spare tyre if you get a flat. Have a jack in the car large enough to lift the boat and trailer if need be. Tools and an air compressor always comes in handy. Check and remove rust and corrosion and repaint if necessary. Regularly check the wheel bearings and apply grease. You should conduct regular maintenance on your boat trailer as you paid the money for it.
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Check out the Disco day at the KEC markets at the KVC By Courtney Bertling Seeing the strength of the local Facebook page, Buy, Sell and Swap, the Karratha Visitor’s Centre identified the need for a buy, sell and swap market. KVC’s manager Bazz Haris and the rest of the staff will be holding a buy, sell and swap market on February 18, open to everyone in town. “It is purely for locals, we want to make people are aware that the centre is not just for tourists,” he said. “We want to get the community involved like it used to be many years ago when the centre used to hold craft markets.” Bazz said the upcoming market would be completely different to the other markets around town. “People are constantly coming and going through town so there is a huge turnover of household items,” he said. “There is a huge call for people to get rid of and get new items. “We will not be selling jewellery or craft, the whole idea is about a car boot sale, that way it will not distract from any other markets in town. “We are hoping people will want to step out of the virtual world and
come down to the markets which we are planning on doing monthly, rail, hail or shine.” Food and drinks will be available, with ideas ranging from breakfast muffins, pancakes, Malayasian food and the Javavan. “The bonus to having a buy, sell and swap market is the social aspect,” Bazz said.
The Karratha Entertainment Centre finished off their school holiday program recently with an Australia Day Disco. Kids were able to shake out all their energy, show off their dance skills and enjoy some fun disco games and delicious party food. The School Holiday Programs cater for primary school aged children and are held during school holidays as a care, fun and recreation alternative for families who work
or have other commitments and require care for their children. The program ensures quality care in a caring safe environment, challenging and stimulating activities, interaction and fun, individual choice and play valued, fun outings and memories to last a lifetime. Don’t miss out next school holidays, for more information contact the KEC on 9186 8558.
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“What is there to do on a Saturday morning? “It will be early enough not to be too hot and the grounds of the Karratha Visitor’s Centre look amazing.” Bazz said that over time, the markets would evolve to what the community wants. “We want to become more relevant to the community, as we are here 12 months during the year, however tourists are not,” he said. “So locals must come first.”
Sellers’ bays cost $25, sellers set up from 8am and buyers are welcome between 9am and noon. No early birds! “What’s even better, is that all the proceeds from the sellers’ bays costs will go back into the centre, where our first thing to buy this year is a camper trailer so we can take tours to the Harding Dam and Millstream River,” Bazz said.
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I’m Jenny - I would like to take this opportunity to thank all my loyal friends & customers from my previous employment for your support and custom over the past 3 years. Serving you has been a joy. I have recently joined the team at Lil’s Retravision Karratha and invite you to continue shopping locally with me at Lil’s Retravision. I will endeavour to give you as always the price matching, best pricing and most of all - professionalism and the best customer service I can. Please do not hesitate to contact me or email me for a better shopping experience. Thank you Karratha.
Wildlife watch: Tawny Frogmouth
The biggest threat to these birds is road accidents. Many birds are hit by cars while chasing insects in car headlights. Frogmouths are active at night and spend the day roosting on a dead log or tree branch close to the tree trunk. They have excellent camouflage, staying very still and upright looking just like part of the branch. They also take this position if threatened, preferring to sit very still than flee. Their feather colour is silver gray mottled with black, they have large yellow eyes like an owl and this is what confuses people.
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They prefer to sit and wait for prey to come to them, pouncing from the perch to the ground although they will chase insects that are attracted to light, thus hunting on the wing.
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Back due to popular demand... These rather unusual birds are found throughout mainland Australia and Tasmania with the exception of thick rainforest and deserts. They are more related to the nightjars than the owls. They differ from owls in that frogmouths have rather weak feet and lack the taloned claws for catching prey.
CLUB DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP A series of workshops will be available to sporting clubs in the Shire of Roebourne throughout the year with the aim to provide an opportunity to up-skill volunteers and obtain the tools necessary to assist with club development and growth. The first Club Development Workshop will introduce participants to the Club Development Officer and offer the opportunity to take part in a: ➜ Basic Sports Medicine, Strength ➜ Frank Butler Stakeholders meeting; or and Conditioning course ➜ Level 1 AFL Coaching course; or
Both parents share parenting duties from nest building, sitting on the eggs to feeding the young.
Rio Tinto award celebration Rio Tinto was proud to sponsor and present three awards during the Shire of Roebourne’s annual Australia Day event held in Karratha recently.
“Our business and employees are committed to working with local community groups and organisations to build stronger communities across the region,” he said. “It is a great pleasure to present these awards, which clearly demonstrate the vibrancy and energy of residents in the Shire of Roebourne.” Nominations for the awards were evaluated in a number of areas including time contributed to volunteering, mentoring and developing others, and achieving good outcomes for the community.
The parents come each year to the same nest, and you would have to have a pretty cold heart not to agree the baby is very cute!
Owls tend to eat small mammals where frogmouths eat smaller prey including insects and frogs.
RSVP by February 6th to Sam King at email@example.com. Please indicate which portion of the evening you plan to participate in as spaces are limited. Presidents of clubs playing out of Bulgarra are encouraged to attend the Frank Butler Stakeholder meeting.
With this particular baby she took a series of shots over the weeks to capture his growth.
Paired birds have a regular breeding season but birds living in arid areas (such as the Pilbara) breed around heavy rains.
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The birds featured in the photo nest in a large gum in my sister’s backyard in South Australia and with a good lens she was able to get many good shots.
They have a wide flat beak instead of a hooked beak that tears meat.
Rio Tinto general manager railways division Heath Harnden said the awards recognise each recipient’s personal achievements and important positive contribution to the community.
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The inside of their very wide mouth is as yellow as their eyes.
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Cattrall Park gates to open Karratha’s family park will re-open to the public this month after undergoing a $2.2 million redevelopment. Roebourne Shire Council President Fiona White-Hartig said lengthy delays were caused by significant rainfall last year which led to flooding on the site. “The delays have been very unfortunate however the Shire will not compromise on the quality of work undertaken to accelerate the completion of the project,” Cr White-Hartig said. “I would like to thank the community, particularly those living in Pegs Creek who live near the park, for their patience and understanding over the last 12 months. “Cattrall Park is scheduled to re-open to the public in February, families, fitness fanatics and dog-walkers alike will once again be able to enjoy the popular park now with a new adventure playground, barbeques, additional shade and landscaping. “The redevelopment also includes a lighting and electrical upgrade, further ensuring the safety of our community. “Once re-opened the newly redeveloped park will be available for weddings and functions, providing the perfect backdrop for those wishing to celebrate special occasions close to home,” Cr White-Hartig said. Due to current weather conditions the final portion of landscaping will be completed in April to ensure the vegetation becomes well established.
• Producer Nelson Woss, Koko and trainer Luke Hura at movie’s Karratha premiere last July
Red Dog a howling success on red carpet By Courtney Bertling The reputation of Western Australia’s film industry continues to grow with the film, Red Dog, receiving the Best Film award in January’s Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts Awards. Red Dog added the AACTA Award for Best Film to its growing list of achievements, including AFI Members’ Choice Award at the Samsung AACTA Awards Luncheon on January 15 and being the biggest-selling DVD of 2011. Culture and the Arts Minister John Day said this has been a landmark year for WA’s screen industry and State Government-supported productions,
with local productions receiving a total of 29 AACTA Award nominations. “The sheer number and diversity of nominations is proof that Western Australian productions are of a high quality and that there is increasing depth in the local screen industry,” Mr Day said. “This is an outstanding achievement and testimony to the talent and skill that is available in Western Australia. He said WA-made feature films do well and his Government will continue to support and nurture local screen practitioners. Producer Nelson Woss said the idea
of making a movie of Red Dog came to him back in 2004. “This is so important for all the film makers involved and really we have thank the community of the Pilbara for embracing and supporting us,” he said. “I have travelled all around the world with this movie, and everywhere I go I get asked the same questions; ‘is it as beautiful as the movie?’ and ‘are the locals really that tough?’” “My response; the place is even better in person and the people are tough but still very fair and honest.” “This movie really is a love letter to the Pilbara.”
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You won’t be disappointed at Lil’s Retravision • Australia Day in Tom Price - photo courtesy of Julie Anne Glover
Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! By Rebecca Parish
The Australia Day celebrations in Tom price kicked off with the Tom Price Amateur Swimming Club cooking a barbecue breakfast for the community. The Vic Hayton Memorial Pool hosted over 550 people for an extra special Australia Day this year, also celebrating the 30th birthday of the Pilbara Regiment. The Pilbara Regiment marked their birthday with a Freedom of Entry exercise, where they were granted permission of entry to the region by WA Police sergeant Dan Anderson and his officers. The last time Pilbara Regiment exercised its right to freedom of entry to the Shire of Ashburton was on August 9 1998. The tradition stems from a custom observed by British regiments marching through the City of London. Following the ceremony, Shire of Ashburton chief executive officer Jeff Breen along with Councilor Peter Foster presented the Premier’s Australia Day Citizenship Awards. The Tom Price Emergency Services cadets took out the Citizenship award for a community group whilst Asha Holland and Steve Moule were awarded the citizenship awards. Australia Day Tom Price also saw the very first running of the Tom Price Regatta, with seven teams entering boats made out of materials such as plastic, rubber, foam and duck tape. Due to its success, it is planned to be an annual Australia Day competition event. The Shire of Ashburton would like to thank Muzzys Hardware for supplying and helping set up and pull down the jumping castle. We would also like to thank all those who attended and participated in ‘being Australian’ celebrations.
By Courtney Bertling Walking into Lil’s Retravision store in Karratha, you are always greeted with a smiley face asking if you need help with anything. I love heading down to the store just to make sure I have a great day; the people are friendly, informative and always up for a laugh or two. Just recently, my partner and I moved into a new house and were in desperate need for the regular household items like a fridge, TV, surround sound system and to keep up with my photography needs, a new laptop.
“Retravision over WA, SA and NT have been celebrating the 50 years of Retravision being a strong and vibrant retail group who will continue to work with the same ambition for the future to ensure that our customers get rewarded with the biggest range, best possible prices and most professional service we can provide.” The family company is locally owned and spearheaded by George and George, and their professional staff has the ability and expertise to give the shopping experience that people deserve in the Pilbara but sometimes don’t receive.
Instead of jumping online to a Perth store, I made the effort to head down to see the team at Retravision and I couldn’t believe how much the staff knew about their products.
“With our Aussie dollar being so strong we are seeing some exciting new product at super low prices, so we are taking this opportunity to pass on these huge savings to you, our costumers,” he said.
Karratha store owner and manager George Levissianos said Lil’s Retravision Karratha and South Hedland would like to extend thanks to all of their loyal customers.
“All of our electrical goods come to Karratha and South Hedland freight free, enabling us to compete with even city prices so that there is no penalty for living in the sunny Pilbara.”
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The UWA Test Centre is pleased to announce that an IELTS test will be conducted in Karratha on Saturday 10th March 2012. For all information and how to apply for this test, please visit our website: www.ielts.uwa.edu.au or contact the IELTS office on (08) 6488 2904 Please post all applications to: The UWA IELTS Test Centre, M438 35 Stirling Highway, Nedlands WA 6009. Places are limited. The Deadline for Applications is 2nd March 2012 unless full before.
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Trivia Night Test your general knowledge every Tuesday night. Teams of up to 6 only. Booking essential for this popular night 9187 3333 @ Karratha International Hotel
Karaoke Night Sing all your karaoke favourites with plenty of giveaways for everyone! @ Karratha Tavern Open Mic Night Join us at Gecko’s every Thursday night for some great local live music. Everyone welcome (over 18) to show off their talent or enjoy some fantastic local entertainers. Free to perform... from 7pm every Thursday night @ Karratha International Hotel
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February 7/9 Understanding Grants Are you involved with a sporting group, aboriginal corporation, community organisation or a not-for-profit organisation? The Shire of Roebourne and the North West Shelf Project through a joint initiative have sponsored the opportunity for local groups and organisations to participate in grant writing workshops. Spaces are limited, registration forms are available through Kim McColl on 9186 8555 or kimberly.mccoll@ roebourne.wa.gov.au. @ Shire of Roebourne Office on February 7, 9am – 12pm @ Roebourne Community Hall on February 9, 9am – 12pm February 8
Red Dirt Camera Club Red Dirt Camera Club meets at the TAFE on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Email the club to find out more information on reddirtcameraclub@ gmail.com @ Pilbara TAFE
Business After Hours Pilbara Real Estate – “Plans for the future and their new premise launch” on Wednesday, February 8 from 5.307.30pm at their office at 1&2/8 Sharpe Avenue. @ Pilbara Real Estate
Cricket Fixtures Round 10 - Nickol Spaniards vs Dampier Taveners at Millars Well at 3.30pm. Karratha Kats vs Baynton at Dampier at 7pm. Roebourne vs Wickham at Millars Well at 7pm. Rec Club vs Pegs Creek at Bulgarra at 7pm. Skid Saturday The Nickol Bay Speedway Club is holding their first meet for 2012 with two rounds of burnouts and the top point scorers going into the final! Bar and canteen facilities are avalible at the track and strickly no BYO alcohol. Gates open at 5pm and skids start at 6pm. Nomination is free, nightly insurance ($50) or annual insurance (discounts apply) requird… no insurance = no skid. Gate entry: $5 per person and under 6-year-olds get in for free. @ Nickol Bay Speedway Club Cricket Fixtures Round 11 – Baynton vs Dampier Taverners at Millars Well at 3.30pm, Nickol Spaniards vs Rec Club at Dampier at 7pm. Karratha Kas vs Roebourne at Millars Well at 7pm. Wickham vs Pegs Creek at
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Business After Hours Chevron will be providing local businesses and contractors with an overview of Gorgon operations at their Business After Hours on February 22 from 5.30-7.30pm at the All Seasons – Searipple Room. Invites to be distributed soon. @ All Seasons – Searipple Room Cricket Fixtures Round 12 – Dampier Taverners vs Karratha Kats at Dampier at 3.30pm. Pegs Creek vs Roebourne at Dampier at 7pm. Wickham vs Nickol Spaniards at Bulgarra at 7pm. Baynton vs Rec Club at Millars Well at 7pm. Pilbara Writer’s Group Meeting The Pilbara Writers’ Group meets on the first Thursday of every month from 7pm to 9pm at the Karratha Arts and Learning Centre. Members run workshops and provide feedback in a supportive atmosphere. Anyone interested in writing is welcome to attend. For information contact Sharon on 0458 009 759. @ Karratha Arts and Learning Centre Multicultural Get Together The Pilbara Multicultural Association is hosting a multicultural get together from 6pm to 9pm at the Karratha Family Centre. Bring a plate of food to share and a gold coin donation. For information contact 0431 385 165. @ Karratha Family Centre
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Staﬀord Brother prove to be the real storm By Courtney Bertling The mighty Stafford Brothers continued to show the Pilbara their high spirits and non-stop partying when they left the packed crowd at the All Seasons in a frenzy last Saturday night. The Stafford Brothers proved who the real storm was after TC Iggy couldn’t handle the Pilbara and dodged the town. The night started off with locals DJs Cam Myles and Panda, regulars in front of the community, where they both set the dancing pace that had the All Seasons packed just an hour after the doors opened! The Stafford Brothers sure did have some high standards to reach after they performed last July and left the crowd literally tearing up the new carpet at the All Seasons.
And sure enough, they set the standard for gigs in Karratha even higher. With the strong big house sounds in their energetic set, these mighty brothers have made a night that will go down in history. And the Stafford Brothers was only the beginning, keep tuned for more out-of-thisworld gigs making their way to Karratha thanks to Electric Button. Search ‘Electric Button’ on Facebook to keep up to date with photos from the night and upcoming events, including a visit from Pilbara loved DJ, Kid Kenobi on March 10. Photos courtesy of CB Snapz Photography cbsnapz.com
• Hands up for the Stafford Brothers • Marni McCoy, Flordeliza Larrazabel, Tara Gray, Hayden Robinson and Taylor Burmester
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What rain? It’s Australia Day! Despite the wet weather, Australia Day celebrations went off with a bang throughout the Shire of Roebourne last Thursday, January 26. In Dampier, residents were treated to a free barbecue breakfast at the Dampier Skate Park organised by the Dampier Community Association with a number of people in attendance throughout the morning. Locals Natalie Gray and Alicia Harklid said Dampier has a real sense of community spirit. “As we don’t have shops anymore, this is a good time to get together and connect with one another,” they said. “The Dampier Primary School year seven students are also selling drinks and the money will go towards their year seven camp.”
In Karratha, a barbecue breakfast at the Karratha Aquatic Centre went ahead but heavy rainfall meant numbers were down on those expected. Throughout the morning, a number of people attended and enjoyed a delicious breakfast cooked by Karratha Apex Club. The crowd also witnessed the Pilbara Regiment conducting a ‘Freedom of Entry’ ceremony, which was kindly supported by Karratha Police, who set up a short-term roadblock and were present during the ceremony. Unfortunately, the live entertainment from SpinFX and Signature Music had to be cancelled due to heavy rainfall throughout the day, still a great day was had by all.
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Thiess joint Peter Dhu to hold business venture wins presentation skills workshop Wheatstone contract A joint venture between Thiess and Belgian company BESIX SA has won a $260 million contract to develop the breakwater and materials offloading facility of the Chevronoperated Wheatstone LNG Project. Thiess’ local capabilities, paired with BESIX’s international marine expertise, allow the BEST joint venture to focus on Australia’s growing demand for first-class port infrastructure. The joint venture will design and build the infrastructure near Onslow. The project will create more than 300 jobs; with the majority of the work based in Onslow. Thiess Managing Director Bruce Munro said the Wheatstone Project enables the BEST JV to bring their specialised capabilities to the benefit of Chevron. “This partnership creates a new specialist marine capability to support the booming LNG sector and continues our involvement in the industry, and the productive and ongoing relationship with Chevron Australia,” he said. “Thiess is at the forefront of providing the critical infrastructure needed for this rapidly growing industry.” The contract is Thiess’ second win on the Wheatstone Project, having previously secured a microtunnelling contract direct with Chevron. For the project Thiess is contracted to Bechtel for Chevron. Thiess is currently completing two contracts for Chevron on the Gorgon LNG Project at Barrow Island including the accommodation village and site preparation and temporary facilities. Work is due to start on site later this year.
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The popular Women as Leaders Program is coming to the Pilbara! Over the past 10 years, more than 3000 women have completed this program. It is a highly motivating, award winning program which introduces women to contemporary management and leadership practices. Research undertaken on this program by a leading University found that it contributed to lasting outcomes for participants. MRT is currently offering the program in Port Hedland and Karratha and it is offered as 4 x 1 day workshops over a 2 month period. The program starts in Karratha on the 20th of February and Port Hedland on the 22nd of February.
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This one-day workshop is designed to take your public speaking and presentation skills to the next level. Peter Dhu, an experienced and acclaimed speaking trainer and coach for over 20 years, has helped thousands of people overcome their fear of speaking and become more confident and effective in the delivery of their presentations. His style is inspirational. He uses his own story of adversity mixed with experiential learning, example and theory and customises it for all learning styles. A medical scientist by profession, Peter has also studied extensively in the area of business and leadership, culminating in his Masters of Business and Administration and Diploma in Professional Coaching. Peter has extensive experience in the area of business communication, presentation skills and personal effectiveness. Does your job require you to present at conferences, lead meetings and speak in other public situations? This workshop will show you what you should do on stage, how to maximise your message, and how to grab your audience’s attention. The Winning Presentation Skills Workshop will prepare you to present confidently and effectively, ensuring that you have maximum impact and that your message is heard.
Head to www.sbcwp.com.au for more information on how you can register. It will be held at the Welcome Lotteries House on February 9 from 9am-4pm and cost $270 plus GST.
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The workshop will teach you how to: • Deal with nerves and control anxiety - Nerves and anxiety can be one of the biggest barriers to delivering effective presentation • Create rapport and connect with the audience - First connect with your audience before you begin to train, educate or inform them • Devise and structure a powerful and effective speech - Learn to speak without notes and speak extemporaneously • Master the platform - Stop hiding behind the podium and use the stage effectively • Make full use of your voice - Your voice is the instrument that conveys your message • Move your body and use gestures properly - Gestures and body language deliver over 50% of your message • Present with passion and improved conﬁdence - Emotion, passion, authenticity and sincerity are crucial in getting your message across • Structure a memorable message - Learn what will make your message memorable and “stick” in your audiences mind • Effectively use PowerPoint - Don’t commit death by PowerPoint or shoot your audience with “bullet” point
Monadelphous wins WA contracts worth $180m Monadelphous Group Limited recently announced it has secured infrastructure construction contracts in WA with a combined value of approximately $180 million. Managing Director of the leading engineering group, Rob Velletri, said the contracts support his company’s objective of sustainable growth through the continued expansion of their infrastructure business. “They build on our long term relationships with blue chip customers,” he said. The first is for Rio Tinto’s Coastal Waters Project at Bungaroo Valley in the Pilbara.
The contract comprises the construction and installation of a 10 gigalitre per annum potable water system from Bungaroo Valley to the West Pilbara Supply Scheme at Millstream, WA. Work is expected to commence in the first quarter of 2012 and the water should be flowing by June 2013. The second contract, awarded by Chevron Australia, is for the preparation and construction of a CO2 injection pipeline and well sites on the Gorgon Project at Barrow Island. This contract, secured through Monadelphous’s transmission
pipelines business KT Pty Ltd, comprises installation and precommissioning of seven kilometres of underground pipeline and five well sites. Work will commence immediately and should be completed by March next year. It follows the installation of pipelines, cables and tubes for Chevron Australia and the construction of the onshore DomGas Pipeline for Clough Sea Trucks Joint Venture. These latest contracts take the total value of new work secured by Monadelphous in the 2012 financial year to more than $1.5 billion.
C E L B R AT I N G W O M E N IN THE WORKPLACE In a male dominated region and workforce, it is important to recognise the contribution of women to help drive the Pilbara to where it is today. The Echo is running a series of articles on women such as these who deserve recognition. Do you know a woman in business who deserves recognition for her outstanding achievements? If so, nominate her for our Women in Business feature by emailing email@example.com
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Work life balance By Nicky Arthur Trying to balance your life can be a juggling act and a challenge when working those long hours. It can be done.
Firstly, it is vital you get clear on how important your health and wellbeing is for longevity, energy and vitality. To become the best you can be means, you have to take responsibility for your own routine and health whether you are in corporate job, business owner or a stay-at-home mum. It can be easy to use time as an excuse. Try to find a happy balance in fitting what is a realistic goal to your daily routine.
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31 December 2011 Hayley and Bryan O’Connor would like to announce the safe arrival of their gorgeous baby boy Coby Jack O’Connor born at Saint John Of God Hospital Bunbury on December 31, 2011 at 10.30pm.
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Tyler Max Lara Matilda Graham 24 January 2012 Strange 16 January 2012 Proud parents Steve and Rina and big sister Kelsie would like to welcome Tyler Max Strange to their family.
Travis, Shai and big sister Charli Graham would like to announce the safe arrival of Lara Matilda, born at Nickol Bay Hospital on January 24, 2012 at 8.26am weighing 7lb 6oz. They would like to say a very big thank you to midwives Kath and Carly and all the staff at NBH.
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could be from 6hrs – 8hrs. 5. Hydrate yourself. Aim for at least 2 liters per day and in extreme heat that may be more. If you are thirsty, you may already be dehydrated. Drink fluid consistently throughout the day to keep your brain sharp. 6. Relax. Schedule in some time to relax your mind and body. This could be sitting around nature, or cuddled up in your favorite place reading or meditating. 7. Stay positive. Become mindful when those mind viruses take over. Come back to what you want and manifest the goodness into your life with positive self talk. ‘I have more than enough time’ ‘I am healthy and energised’
Get tested Sexually active young people are encouraged to get tested for Chlamydia, which can lead to serious health problems for men and women if it is not treated. WA Country Health Service Pilbara Regional Sexual Health Coordinator Inger Espersen said if chlamydia was left untreated it could lead to infertility and other health problems. “The infection often has no symptoms so it is important to get tested as soon as possible,” she said. “Testing for chlamydia involves a simple urine test and can be treated by a single dose of antibiotics prescribed by a doctor. “Re-testing after treatment is important because one in five people will be reinfected.”
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Glenn Goodin and Naomi Carlon would like to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Logan Blake Goodin born on January 25, 2012 at Nickol Bay Hospital at 5.55am. Logan weighed 9lbs 11oz and was 53cm in length. Glenn and Naomi would like to thank the midwives Rosa and Denise for all their help through the labour.
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for sale STRICTLY Spray Tanning - Morning and Afternoon Appointments Available $30 per tan, book in and Receive your Rewards card.. Call Chelsea on 0421723813 SUIT - used once - size 42 (105cm) - Black with stripe - ideal for School ball - $50 ono 91856995 TANDEM trailer 2.5 tonne. 3.5m long 2.5 wide flat cheker plate bottom tie down rails and sides call 0467 791 123 Can deliver Hedland TEXT books yr 9 maths & science. Year 11 English 1c,1d. Maths 3a/b. Physics & chemistry 2a/b. Year 12 English 3a/b. History 2a/b .Human bio 3a/b. Outdoor Ed. Excellent condition. Ph 91852472 TRADIES trailer lic, racks, can be removed, front lge toolbox all lockable and enclosed, new tyres. Must sell. $3,200.00 O.N.O 0427195916. T R A NSP OR TA BLE
office, 6x3 currently used as a spare room and is fitted out with A/C carpet and heaps of power points. YOU MOVE $15k ONO ph 0407110122 WAECO 40lt Portable fridge freezer, Insulated bag included, Ex Condition, $650, KTA, 0407 375 322 WALL unit - top half bookshelves with glass display section, bottom half is cupboards and drawers. Honey colour wood. Exc cond, size 1.8m wide x 2.1m high (2 pieces). $350. Ph 0414322084 WASHING machine, top loader, 5.5kg, ex condition $180 ONO, KTA, 0407375322 WASHING Machines x 2. Good Condition both large. $150.00 each. Ring after 5pm 0421161337 WEIGHTS. Benchpress, barbell, 2x dumbells, 4x20kg plates, and other assorted plates (10kg, 5kg, 2.5kg ect) $200 ph 0415405510 WROUGHT iron and wood queen size bed with mattress. Good condition. $250 Phone 0428 541 800 KTA ~~FOUND
Single ignition key for a Toyota. Found outside Australia Post 24th Jan. KTA. Call 0488 933 725 if found. FOUND
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found LAPTOP on Dampier
Hwy, you describe it (without any hints 8-) and its yours. Ph; 0457 537 204 (KTA) WATER Ski. Phone 0419 866276 BOTTLE caps, approx 500, can make a good musical instrument, for ATS or Crafts. Jason 0414457471 KTA immemorial
Gordon Edgar Binsted 1923 - 2012 2/33 Battalion Long time resident & artist of the Pilbara has passed away peacefully in Derby. Gordon has been buried in Derby. Details via son Robert. (02) 9949 2915 (0414) 769 955 ~~GARAGE SALE garage sale
11th February, 24 Middleton Way, Karratha from 6am - suitcases / kitchenware / dining chairs / wall pictures & lots, more 0412217291 SATURDAY
Blue Gems Minerals & Jewellery Huge range of mineral specimens Original silver and gold jewellery We deliver securely Visit our website for our product range www.bluegems.com.au
CATS x2 missing black
with small amount of white markings. We just moved to town please help find them. Names are Occi and Hazzi both micro chipped. Heather 0434 878 660 LOST - Wallet between Balmoral Caltex and Dampier Boat Ramp. Please call 0488 933 725 if found
motorcycles CRF250R 06 model for sale great condition recent service excellent bike new air filter $3900.00 ono ph: 0408721674 Karratha CRF250R 06 model for sale great condition runs excellent recent service new air filter $3900.00 ono 0408721674 Karratha HARLEY Davidson 09 fxst, 16000k silver and chrome, lots of money spent, saddle bags and swag to go with it . $26000 ono Graeme 0428647506 HONDA CR125 07 mod rebuilt motor .Goes Well $3000.00 0421161337 ring after 5.00 pm Karratha KTM 525 (06) scotts steering damper, long range tank, barkbusters, good tyres, new chain and sprokets, fast way pegs, helmet and spares, good condition $5500 0438662720. MV Augusta f4 1000 S. Mint condition, low km. Includes original under seat tool kit, Manual & two keys. Will sell with near new Dryrider jacket, helmet, gloves & bike cover. $14000 Ph: 0448895086 KTA SUZUKI Across 250cc Motorcycle. Excellent condition. Blue in color. Great learners bike or cheap commuter. $3000 ono call 91831751. WRF250 2002 model, low kms, runs well, very good condition, spares. $2600 phone: 0417903734 MALE Alexandrine Parrot. Hand raised. 1yr old. Needs someone with time to be his friend. $250 or $400 with cage. Ph Natalie: 0401 348 486 *JUSTICE Of The Peace** For Your Convenience A Justice Of The Peace Is Located At The Karratha Police Station Thursday Evenings 5-30pm 6-30pm. (Press Door Buzzer For Access). Janette Parsons-Smith (Secretary Pilbara Branch JP’s)
ZIM’SORCYCLE MOT SCHOOL
R/N, R/E and R class tuition Learn to ride safely Phone Zim on 0408 470 076 or 9185 4761
~~MOTORCYCLES motorcycles CRF250R 06 for sale
great condition recent service new air filter great bike $3900.00 ono ph: 0408721674 Karratha
Soggidog PET MINDING
- All pets cared for including play time - Reliable and Experienced - Available 365 days/year - Easy online bookings - Boarding for caged animals
Ph Libby 0404 842 902
south west wa 2 rural blocks 14 & 15ha walking dist to town $255000 & $280000, 97767125 WANTED house or land in Onlsow . Bypass the agent fees and sell direct to a buyer. Ph 0427 586 532 NORTHCLIFFE
vehicles AU Ford Ute 2001 model.
Goes well 115000 KM Still with Rego $4500.00 ono after 5pm 0421161337 BUS moterhome 26ft unfinished project $2500.00 ono 0421161337 ring after 5.00 pm Karratha. COROLLA Accent 2009, 24.000 on the clock Full Toyota service history. As new call 0467 791 123.
PET BEDS Top quality, fully washable pet beds with a lifetime guarantee. Raised beds, replacement covers, cushions, futons and more.
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and Dampier Mens Darts Association. Notice of AGM. The AGM will be conducted on Tuesday February 7th at 7.00 PM Anyone interested in playing this year should attend. The meeting will be followed by a money game. Secretary Peter Smith Ph 0409871406 SAHAJA Yoga Meditation. Relieve stress, improve physical & emotional wellbeing. All welcome to experience real meditation. Always free. Every Wednesday at 7PM in Entertainment Centre (creche room). Contact No:0422 665 814 , 0488 957 748 , 0487 283 995 ~~REAL ESTATE KARRATHA
GREEN 27 ACRES with
platypus creek on the cool tablelands near Port Douglas. Private &natural,handy to everything. Exceptional views over rainforest ranges from octagonal house. Underground mains power, full Cairns TV, FM radio and mobile phone reception. Now $495,000. owner. com.au Ref No40583, 0427339695 KARRATHA 3x 1 semi en-suit, formal lounge & dining, family room, off centralised kitchen, fans, BIR, ducted A/C, established gardens, shed, access to rear yard via DBL gates, parking for 4 car, end of cul-sac, closed to Tambrey & Caltex. $840,000, genuine offers only. Ph 0419931160.
PILBARA SHADE SAILS Custom made locally for Pilbara conditions. Phone Steve Trevurza on 0410 867 102.
SEA CONTAINERS 24 foot sea containers for sale in Karratha. Contact 9721 7788.
DAEWOO Lanos 1998,
manual 5 door rego 04/11, reliable & economical, $1900 neg, PH Scott 0421 226 257 FORK lifts 2, 1 Petrol, 1 Diesel not running must be moved can load unto truck. 91821126 0417094558. FALCON Wgn BA 03 needs crown wheel @ pinion unlic $1,200-00 91821126, 0417094558 tenders
vehicles FORD Falcon 2003 BA
Sedan 6 cylinder Auto. Ice Mint colour. Regularly serviced. A few blemishes but overall in good condition. As new tyres. Service, new rotors and brake pads just completed. Absolutely reliable and runs very well. 140,000km $7,250. KTA 0447339319
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FOR LEASE Karratha LIA An opportunity exists to lease this fantastic modern office/warehouse with easy access to main arterials. Features of this rare light industrial premise include: • Excellent location • Ample signage opportunities • Easy truck access • Ample parking • Oﬃce of 144m2 with floor coverings and air conditioning • Powered Warehouse of 354m2 • Mezzanien of 144m2 • Hardstand-paved of 1200m2 • Hardstand-unpaved 800m2 Please contact Bill Holborow on 0419 864 771 for more information.
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BUSINESS FOR SALE Perth based Pressure Cleaning business for sale. 4 x Business units include General pressure cleaning including building wash downs, tank cleaning, pavement and concrete cleaning etc. Warehouse cleaning inc walls and floors. Graffiti removal plus application of coatings. Suit energetic person, father and son or 2 mates. Much potential for expansion. Owner will remain on board for agreed period if required. Price includes - van, covered truck, Ute and all equipment. Warehouse available if required or can purchase 50% of office warehouse in Belmont. Price $260k
Ph: 9477 2228 / 0412 32 7777 or email: ablewassermann.com.au
Used Trucks DUAL CAB Mitsubishi 2008 FE84 3 tonne table top with drop sides, bull bar, only 134,000k’s $39,000 (BY91936) DUAL CAB Isuzu 2007 FTS750 7 tonne 4x4 with tray and Palfinger crane. Only 50,000k’s $83,500 (1DUL236) SERVICE TRUCK International 2002 2350G 6x4 Cummins/auto, still being prepared. Has Diesel and 5 other tanks. $90,000 (includes 3 months liscense) AIRCRAFT Beechcraft Debenair C-33. Near new prop and 600 T/R on Engine. Very tidy unit $88,000.00 MIDWEST TRUCK SALES PTY LTD 314 Place Road GERALDTON DL18589. Peter Kelliher 0428 641173 Jason Peck 0488 962167 www.mwts.net.au accommodation available
Leverage $62,500 To Yield $125,000 In 6 Months! Or $125,000=$300,000 In 6 Months Assured! There is a lasting way of life loved by those who know the right people in real estate. Cuban cigars, lobsters, tailored suits, Raymond Weil watch, afternoon latte, Prada sunglasses, gold class movies, valet parking, send the laundry out, Tiffany & Co cufﬂinks, Montblanc Pen, ﬁrst class travel, sleep for 12 hours, treat your parents, silk sheets, Coronas on the beach, room service, cool your heels as weekends blend into weekdays. I do all the work to duplicate this delicious way of life for you if you are in for our next 6 month cycle before early February. I am already doing this for myself and others while you are wondering when that big break will ﬁnally come. Here is it. It is seriously your turn to prosper! Call Mr C.A.Donaldson now for details by email and reserve a phone appointment at 0428-074-774.
• Bed spaces available $35/night • Share room accomodation • Kitchen facilities, Laundry, Diningroom, Loungeroom available • Outdoor area for relaxation
Town Centre location, 110 Wellard Way, Karratha All enquiries, please contact
Agner 0430 753 702 or Tony 0433 375 956
WRF250 2002 model, low kms, runs well, very good condition, spares. $2600 phone: 0417903734
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vehicles HILUX 1997 4x4 5 speed
manual. Dual cab. 22r engine. Good condition. 156,000km. Just had comprehensive overhaul with new suspension, RTC steering damper, exhaust, bearings , dyno tune etc etc. Cold air-con, bull-bar, as new tyres, chrome external roll bar, tub-liner, tow bar. $11,250 KTA 0457619428 LANDCRUISER Prado GX 2006, spotlights, bull bar, tow bar, new tyres. Exc clean condition. Not ex miner. $35,000 ONO STH HED 0429 117 003
vehicles FALCON UTE BA200 5,6 Cylinder. Chipped and Dyno tuned. Professionally lowered. Large volume air filter. Stainless exhaust. Extractors. Ford performance rims. Koni shock absorbers. PBR Performance brake upgrade. Kingcrome Utility boxes Runs extremely well. $13,000 But Will Negotiate Will Serious Buyer. 0487408900 MITSUBISHI 380 05 unlic needs electrician $1,500-00 91821126, 0417094558.
vehicles MAZDA 3 Maxx Sports H/
Back 2005. Blue, manual, sports suspension, ABS, front, side and curtain airbags, full electrics, tinted windows, cruise control, audio controls on steering, well looked after, perfect first car! $15000 ono. Phone 0409474453. MITSUBISHI lancer 2001 coupe 5speed manual 1 lady owner top end rebuilt @ 140000 kms near new radiator brand new battery rego till march 160000kms silver in colour with mag wheels phone Lauri 0419041443 auctions
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vehicles MITSUBISHI Pajero 98
- excellent condition, 2.8 litre Turbo Diesel, 4wd, 7 seater, fully reg., Recently fully serviced, new tyres, blue colour, 220,00km. Price: $10,500. Contact Mike on; 0415 830 148. (Karratha) MITSUBISHI Prajero 98 escape GLX 258000 registered 3.5 ltr v6 CD stacker 6 tyres set up to go travel double bed in back camping gear gas cooker chairs fuel and water bottles tools too much to list 7 grand ono ph Ryan 0419041443 MITSUBISHI Tipper truck 5T and case 420 skid steer with accessories $35,000, will consider selling separately. 3.5T machinery trailer, suit bobcat or sm excavator $5,000. In Broome. Ph Arron 0407 186 924
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2007 Kenworth T350 4x2 c/w 3 Way Tipper, Palﬁnger P4750 Crane & Tool Boxes, 1 x 9m x 3m, 1 x 6m x 2.4m, 1 x 2.4m x 2.4m 2003 Mitsubishi Canter 4x4 D/Cab, 2000 Forklifts Mitsubishi FM600 4x2 Tipper (Damaged), 1992 2004 Linde H50 5 Tonne, Caterpillar GP25 Iveco 4470 6x4 Prime Mover, 2004 Isuzu 750 2.5 Tonne, Yale GLP25RE 2.5 Tonne, Samsung SF25 2.5 Tonne, (Parts Only), Nissan PF254 2.5 4x2 c/w Hiab 122B-3, 1998 Mitsubishi Canter 4x4 c/w Rear Crane, 1996 Isuzu FVZ 1400 x4 Tonne, Toyota 2FG14 1.4 Tonne. Tipper (Parts Only), 2000 Hino FF 4x2 Tipper.
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2008 Dalian CPQ25 2.5 Tonne, 2006 TCI15 Transmanut 2 Tonne Side Loader.
Toro 50+ Loader, Getman Charge Up Machine.
2005 Komatsu WA380-5, 1993 Komatsu WA500. Caterpillar 970F, Caterpillar 1997 Komatsu PC800-6, 1997 Komatsu PC400-6, 2003 Komatsu PC 350-7, 2005 950B, Komatsu WA320, 1994, Caterpillar 928F, 1998 Caterpillar 928G. Komatsu PC78-7.
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NISSAN Navara , 6
speed, dual cab, 25k kms, snorkel, 2 inch lift, 160lt fuel tank, drop side tray, canvas canopy, bullbar, towbar, tinting, brand new cooper tyres, mint condition. $47000 0423683808 NISSAN GQ Patrol wagon 1988, 4.2 ltr turbo diesel. 213000 kms. Reluctant sale. Well maintained. 5spd man. L/R fuel tank, HID spots, SAAS seats, draw system, cargo barrier, Dual batts, 33”” Coopers (spare new) custom roof rack & awning, good stereo. $12500 ono ph) Scott 0402806071 NISSAN Patrol 4WD 1995. 4.2 lt diesel engine, 5 speed manual transmission, free wheeling hubs, dual battery system. Rear has slide out trays fitted, ideal for camping or prospecting. 6 good tyres. Licensed until July 2012. Asking $7500. Located in Karratha. Call 0417469235
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2 x Montabert C C.P.A Drill Mast to Suit 35 Tonne Excavat Excavato Excavators, Various Plant Attachments including 1984 RP38 Multi Tyre, Qty Wacker LG7000 & Jibs, Forks, Blades, Loader & Excavator Buckets, LG6500 G6500 00 Plates, Various Pedestrian Rollers. Roller Qty 6”-10” Water Pumps.
20 x Various Mining Toyota Hilux & Landcruiser. cruiser.
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MCM Linen is constructing a commercial laundry in Gap Ridge Industrial Estate, Karratha. Please email : Kate@mcm-group.com.au with any comments or enquiries.
Skyline GTS-T 1995 Series 2, 67000kms, $12,500 ono, phone 0419361883 PATROL 99 GU DX, 6.5 Turbo Brunswick. Low km’s mostly highway driven, ARB roof rack bull bar & side steps, no rust, HID headlights, snorkel, 16”” Allied mags, turbo timer, tough dog rear shockies, 3”” performance exhaust, CD/DVD player, 6 mth rego. $39000 ono, 0439894408 Pannawonica NISSAN
The Hon Terry Waldron MLA, Minister for Sport and Recreation, invites applications from not-forproﬁt sport, recreation or community groups and local government authorities seeking capital works grants to develop sport and recreation facilities with a total project cost of up to $150,000. These grants are made available by the Western Australian Government. Applicants must discuss their application with the Department of Sport and Recreation. Guidelines on eligibility and application forms are available from metropolitan local government authorities or, if in regional areas, Department of Sport and Recreation regional ofﬁces. Further information about CSRFF Small Grants is available at www.dsr.wa.gov.au. Gascoyne 9941 0900 Goldﬁelds 9022 5800 Great Southern 9892 0100 Kimberley 9166 4900 Mid West 9956 2100
Peel 9550 3100 Pilbara 9182 2100 South West 9792 6900 Wheatbelt 9690 2400 Metropolitan 9492 9816
Applications for CSRFF Small Grants generally close with the relevant local government authority at 4pm on Wednesday 29 February 2012. Many local government authorities will close the application period sooner to accommodate council meeting schedules, so applicants must check for any variations to this date. Sport and recreation builds stronger, healthier, happier and safer communities.
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TOYOTA Hilux ‘08
Workmate 2.7 pet, 50,000kms, extended tray, a/c, CD player, mech A1, small dents, ready for work. $15,000 ono. Carnarvon. Ph:0487 699 958.
Following our recent success on the Kununurra Housing Projects We are now Tendering For:
(Kununurra Children & Family Centre – Ironwood Drive ) (Kununurra) All contractors, subcontractors, employees & consultants shall comply with the National Code of Practice for the Construction Industry & Guidelines. All Design & Construction Work shall comply with the National Construction Code (NCC) series volumes 1-3 and appendices, Building Code of Australia 2011 (BCA). We invite suppliers and subcontractors to send quotations to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 3:00pm 3rd February 2012
Dampier Bowling Club Inc
Department of Sport and Recreation
Applications are now open for the February 2012/13 funding round of the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) Small Grants.
TOYOTA Corolla 2003 sedan. Manual, 98,000km. Excellent condition, full service history. Great car very reliable and drives well. KTHA area. 0405737979 FREE CLASSIFIEDS
Government of Western Australia
Sport and Recreation Facility Small Grants
Will be holding its
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All members are welcome to attend. New and returning memberships are now due and can be paid at the club during opening hours.
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vehicles TOYOTA HILUX XTRA CAB 2003 3.4 V6 petrol winch bar towbar aluminium tray toolbox sound system midnight express tint 143 000kms $14 500 ono PH 0403 22 77 67 KTA TOYOTA landcruiser gxl 2006 turbo diesel, 50,000km, white, manual, 12 months rego, genuine toyota seat covers and floor mats, new dual batteries, no off rd, excellent con, $65,000 mandurah 0438963608 ~~WANTED
Finishers and Formworkers for Karratha area, Call Tom on 0447906016 DINGHY wanted, no trailer. 11 to 12ft. Can be new or old but must be solid. Travis 0408950054 in Hedland, will come to Karratha for right boat. ENGLISH and Maths Tutor required for Year 9 student. Please call 0418 933 354 FISH POND: Small/ medium garden fish pond in good condition. Please call: 042 453 5793: Karratha HOUSE cleaner wanted for 4x2 house in Nickol West. Please contact 0418 933 354 KNITTED blanket donations wanted to post to womens hospital in Africa (Hamlin Fistula). Min 1x1.4, max 1x2m bright colours, garter stitch preferred (not crotchet). I will pay for posting to Africa. Please donate. For full details call 91444164 or 0405 454 237. CONCRETE
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instruments, particularly Banjos, American Guitars and Ukuleles. Any condition, top price paid. Phone 0421046273
AGM Date MONDAY 6TH FEBRUARY Time 7.00pm Venue WELCOME LOTTERIES HOUSE 7 Morse Court, Karratha ALL WELCOME!
All positions declared open for nomination - looking for passionate coaches, players, refs, managers, parents, guardians and committee members wanting to make a difference to kids of the Pilbara and to kick off the 2012 season! New First Grade (Senior Team) and Women’s Team also being discussed at this meeting – please come down! CONTACT 0409 606 176 or email email@example.com
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wanted PLANTS WANTED to
buy, Frangipanis or any natives, Bottlebrush etc, or sun hardened. Any size 0409118418 SHED space required to store two camper trailers, must be secure and big enough to open up the campers inside, willing to pay a monthly fee. Please call Stephen 0400885010. WANTED house or land in Onlsow . Bypass the agent fees and sell direct to a buyer. Ph 0427 586 532 WANTED to buy, 2WD Ute for tradesman, up to $10000. Pls call Tina on 0438 936 099.
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West Moore Island Fishing Lodge is looking for 2 vibrant and energetic people to assist with shore-based support work for the island. Accommodation and vehicle provided plus reasonable wage. Responsibilities include guest transfers from Karratha to Balla-Balla, shopping and fuel resupply. You’ll also be caretaking on the island when required. Email Brodie Brown: firstname.lastname@example.org
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QUALIFIED AIRCON/ REFRIGERATION TECHNICIAN Required for Karratha Ph: 0448 118 812
RESUMES Expert, Professional Resumes for when You want to Get Ahead • Mining Recruitment Skills • Recruitment Professional • Emphasising your Valuable Skills & Experience • For Results You Want
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Long & Short Term Positions DFP Recruitment Services is one of Australia’s leading recruitment services. Established in 1981, DFP has developed a reputation for delivering specialist services in temporary, permanent and volume staffing services combined with ethics, integrity and professionalism. We are currently seeking experienced personnel for the following positions: • Part-Time Handyman / Maintenance Person • Operations Manager (Housing) • Administration Ofﬁcers Expressions of Interest for: • Boilermakers
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To register please email your resume to Karratha@dfp.com.au or call our Karratha branch on 08 9185 9700
Locally Based Receptionist
Salary package $50K - $60K Whelans Karratha are expanding their operations in the Pilbara region and are seeking the assistance of a dedicated receptionist. This role will see you positioned in our new oﬃce facility in Karratha’s CBD. The right candidate will receive opportunities to further develop their administration skills in a vibrant, friendly work environment. There are also opportunities to develop your career with a large organization state wide. School leavers looking for exposure to the construction industry are encouraged to apply. Desirable Criteria: • Ability to contribute to a safe & positive work environment • Experience in the Microsoft Oﬃce suite • Pleasant & helpful phone manner • Demonstrated ability to communicate eﬀectively with others. • Current Australian manual Drivers License. Whelans operate under an Employee Collective Agreement. All applicants should be legally entitled to work in Australia. Applicants should include a resume and cover letter addressing the above criteria to email@example.com
Want to love your job? We’re on the hunt for an Advertising Sales Consultant to join our Karratha team. You will: • Have a love of customer service • A desire to help your customers achieve their business goals • Work to really tight deadlines • Be friendly, clean and well presented • Get a cool iPhone and fuel allowance • Work well to achieve team goals • A degree, diploma or experience in relevant ﬁeld The position will be full time, with flexible hours To apply, email through a resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or drop in and meet the team at 18 Hedland Place, Karratha
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Volleyball bounces off for 2012 By Bruce Simpson The North West Volleyball Association has begun planning for its upcoming seasons in 2012. Indoor volleyball is back commencing in February with a registration day on Sunday, February 12 at St Luke’s College gymnasium from 4pm. We are going back to Sunday afternoon competitions again and also back to the spilt A and B grade divisions with all divisions to be mixed teams. We welcome both individual and team nominations on the day and we urge you to come dressed to play. Dust off the cobwebs and see where your skills are at; positions are available in both leagues so get your teams together and get ready to enjoy some fun and fitness on your Sunday afternoons. For further details contact myself,
Bruce Simpson on 0439070805 or firstname.lastname@example.org to get your team in early. With new facilities at Dampier, beach volleyball is back as well and we are keen to test the new poles and the softer sand with social training sessions for all keen individuals at the Dampier Lions Park which is across the road from the Red Dog statue. Sessions will be kicking off from 4.30pm at a cost of $5 per person, per night, which will cover skills training, umpiring and of course some games as well as the sunsets. Sessions begin on Wednesday, February 15 with the view to have an official season in the winter months. For any further details contact Pauline Soucie on 0409875589. We look forward to seeing all our old and new players at both events and lookout for reports from the games over the coming months.
Rain does not stop these golfers By Jo Cooper Nothing could dampen the spirits of the 45 die-hard golfers who braved the rain to support Reverse Ambrose – proudly sponsored by Karratha Gold Club Life Members We had a great time, laughed and joked and didn’t really care that we all got soaked. We battled on through thick and this is how the results came in… The overall winning team went to team Bunja with Brent (Bunja) Collier, Peter (Newby) Newbold, John (Mongrel) Magerl and Mike (Cupcake) Pennings. Second went to team Rothe with Des Rothe, Mark Smyth, Steve Thomas and Dieter Johns and third went to team Smith with Rob and Marty Smith, Mike Hiltz and Phil Kennedy. The Longest Drive #10
John Magerl, Nearest to Pin #11 Tania Willcocks #16 Gina Hipworth, Best Third Shot # 14 team Ben Tawhiti and Best Third Shot # 12 team Bunja. Now members please with all the rain the weeds will be back again. Please pull one or two from the sand – when you’re waiting to putt – you have a free hand
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AFL included again By V Swans regional development officer Clint Degebrodt It was great to start the New Year, involved once again, with Inclusion WA and their community inclusion program here in the Shire of Roebourne. In terms of the AFL program it was the best participation result yet with 21 participants, growing steadily upward form 12 at the first session in early 2011. It was also great to have Yandina along demonstrating their skills and making the session high class and heaps of fun. All players were put through their paces starting with their fast touch and footy circus skills, which allowed the team to show their enthusiasm and knowledge. Handball skills and tricks followed and the players blossomed when put through their kicking drills. V Swans Pilbara Development players Phil Khongjaroen and Ritchie Wright led
the session well in their first job as lead coaches. The talented pair are starting to give back to their community through sports delivery adding to their efforts having been involved with the set up and running of the AFL 9’ pilot in spring 2011. Matt Shaw the Sport and Community Development Officer with Inclusion WA was happy with the session. “Thanks again to the V Swans team, we are really happy to be involved with them here in Karratha, they have been on board with the program from the start in Karratha and we are very keen to continue to work with them in the years to come,” he said. All participants will be looking eagerly forward to April, not just for the Easter eggs and school holidays, but also for the fantastic sports like swimming, cricket, T-Ball, basketball and footy that the community through Inclusion Sport WA put on for all to join in.
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AFL 9’s is back By V Swans regional development officer Clint Degebrodt
After the successful pilot of the AFL 9’s Spring competition the AFL 9’s returns again with four preseason formats. Women’s, Mixed, Men’s and Masters (35’s). The Mixed and Women’s games will be held on Tuesday night at Bulgara’s East Oval a 6.30pm, while the men enjoy the same venue and times but on the Thursday night. The non-contact, fast and fun brand of social football is great for new players and old hats alike.
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Community sport and recreation clubs in the Shire of Roebourne have a new ally in Shire’s new Club Development Officer Sam King. The CDO position has been made possible through a joint initiative between the State Government, the Shire of Roebourne and Rio Tinto. Roebourne Shire Council President Fiona White-Hartig said Mr King would provide much-needed support to all community sport and recreation groups in Karratha, Dampier, Wickham, Roebourne and Point Samson. “Sam will contribute to the ongoing development and sustainability of community sporting organisations by providing professional support and advice,” Councillor White-Hartig said. “Sam will disperse important information, conduct workshops, provide knowledge for sustainable club futures, assist with community projects and act as a point-ofcontact for community sport and recreation groups at the Shire. “It is fantastic that Rio Tinto and the Department of Sport and Recreation have joined forces with the Shire of Roebourne to fund this vital position.” Rio Tinto Manager Communities and Partnerships Renae Rutherford said the company’s contribution of more than
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V Swans AFL coaching accreditation By V Swans regional development manager Clint Degebrodt
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Inaugural WA North AFL Talent Camp a roaring success By V Swans regional development officer Clint Degebrodt Twenty-eight talented footballers participated in the 16’s WA North AFL Talent Camp last week, as part of a partnership between the AFL, WA Football Commission, V Swans and Garnduwa. The Talent Program included talented footballers from the North West including the Pilbara, Kimberley and Gascoyne Regions. This groundbreaking initiative means North West youth has access to talent and educational programs enjoyed in the metro area, without having to leave home. The Port Hedland camp saw the participants put through their paces with Newman’s Hughes leading the beep test with 13.2 and Nelson Ansey leaping 67cm in the standing vertical leap. With more camps to be held in Broome and Fitzroy Crossing over the coming months, the WA North Staff are expecting even greater feats. “It was outstanding to see the boys come from far and wide and perform so well in oppressive conditions.” WAFC High Performance Manager Craig Starcevich said. “These kids are really tough, I am super impressed with their attitude. The following camps will allow these talented footballers the opportunity to develop their skills,
fitness and knowledge as part of their ongoing education.” The WA North 16’s Talent Squad is in its inaugural year; from this pool of athletes a team will represent the North of WA at the 2012 NAB AFL under-16’s Championships in Sydney, others will get their chance in the Nicky Winmar Cup held in Perth later this month and may even be selected in the Kick Start program and subsequent tour. Opportunities for further selection into Colts, WAFL or even AFL are anticipated. The WA North Talent Squad spent their time in Hedland undertaking all of the different sessions that are intended to prepare them for the possibility of life as an AFL footballer. The leadership component builds solid citizens and all participants will be better footballers as a result, regardless of final selections. A big part of the camp was the creation of the squad rules, generated by the squad, the rules are for on and off the field, which they will self-monitor and which may ultimately impact upon their final selection. Every participant understood the importance participating in the program and with quality mentors ensuring an all-over development of these participants, selections into the final squad will no doubt be a difficult process, but solid contributing community members is a guarantee.
Once again the combined online and practical course will again be delivered in the Swans District in 2012. This year’s program will take on the same format with theory accreditation completed online and practical work will be completed regionally. The theory component is based, completed and assessed online via the ‘Beginning Coaching General Principles’ course offered free of charge by the Australian Sports Commission. This component consists of five modules on the general aspects of coaching. Each module provides an overview, case studies and activities, an assessment and future links and resources on the general areas of coaching. This component will take four or five hours to complete, however, it does not have to be completed in one sitting, and can be done where you choose. Once the theory has been completed, participants will be provided with a completion certificate which must be printed
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and taken to the practical session. This step is essential, as proof of the completion of the theory component is a prerequisite to attend the practical session and achieve accreditation. The V Swans team will conduct and host the coaches’ forum and practical component of the AFL Level One Coaching Course, which will take three to five hours to complete. The activities at these sessions will include basic skill drills, the teaching, assessment, fault correction and skill remediation, warm up activities, game sense drills, running of an Auskick session, extended drills and full ground drills. It is also at this stage that the coaches will receive the relevant information and resources for future use. Youth and senior participants will spend some time with a senior mentor coach as part of the course. The V Swans team encourages all interested coaches to enrol and any enquiries or questions can be forwarded to us on the contact details above. The course is available online at https:// learning.ausport.gov.au and general information about the course can be accessed via the ASC website at www.ausport.com.au .
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• Some of the TPMC and Muzzys Home Hardware
TPMC thanks Muzzys Home Hardware By Peter Cooper With the help of local business in Tom Price, the Tom Price Motorcycle Club held a fundraising barbecue and raffle with great prizes kindly donated by Muzzys Home Hardware. Local motocross enthusiast Tara Wall said she approached Muzzys to help with prizes for a fundraiser and they came back saying they would provide absolutely everything. “Muzzys were kind enough to provide all the food for the sausage sizzle and hamburgers as well as setting up a space out the front of Muzzys with their own barbecue, tables, shade, everything. They were fantastic; if we ran out of something the owner Suzanne would run straight to Coles and top us up,” she said. “It was a great turn out we had people lined up from 8am till 2pm and even a huge downpour of rain and wind gusts wouldn’t stop the tradies and locals from grabbing a hot snagger. “Everyone enjoyed their tucker so much that we most people coming back for seconds and thirds. “We raised $2500 for our club, and hopefully attracted new members for our
upcoming race season.” TPMC Club had a great turn out of helpers from young’uns to the president. Everyone was there to help out or chat to people about our club; we even had a range of motorbikes on display for people to look at. President Brad Manuel said he is stoked with Tome Price’s Muzzys Home Hardware – now an official sponsor of Tom Price Motocross Club – and they have provided us with an awesome brand new playground for our kids to enjoy. “As soon as the groundwork is done out the track our new playground will be in,” he said. Winners of the raffle on the day were: First prize for the barbecue worth $800, went to Kim Redmond of Tom Price. Second prize for a shade gazebo worth $200 went to Mark Arrowsmith of Tom Price. And third prize for an 80L Coleman Esky went to Paul within fly in fly out of Tom Price. All prizes were kindly donated by Muzzys Home Hardware in Tom Price.
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MotoX is back for 2012 • Starting off the ladies race in 2011
Karratha Endro and Motocross Club is back again this year with already a jam-packed year fun of exciting events. This Monday, February 6, the club is holding an annual general meeting (AGM) at the Kats Football Club rooms in Millars Well at 7pm, and all club members and community members looking at becoming a member are invited to attend. The meeting is a special AGM to elect a club president, register, lap scorer and confirm all committee members and canteen person. Further on in the year, locals can look forward to the first racing event on March 18, which will be a family fun day, where all are welcome to come along. There will be rider safety training done on the day and some other fun and challenging activities.
• Number 187 in the Ladies division March 25 will be the first Karratha club round, continuing through the year with other challenges, club rounds and possible enduros. For more information, contact Shaun Barry on 0427 346 204 or head down to the AGM on Monday at the Kats Football Club at 7pm.
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