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reakaway Dancers have taught over 10,000 students over the last 20 years and are one of the region's most respected and successful dance schools, operating since 1991. We strive to keep our classes very affordable while students get excellent professional tuition from some of the best and most experienced teachers in the region. Breakaway Dancers create a fun and friendly atmosphere for all to enjoy! We believe that a caring and encouraging attitude towards all students boosts their self-confidence to help bring out their inner star. At Breakaway there are no compulsory studio uniforms and no strict exams. Breakaway have one matinee concert performance with their annual Dance Spectacular. All costumes are hired making it more affordable for students so this means no sewing at all for mums and dads. All students performing receive a special concert achievement award to recognise their wonderful efforts throughout the year. In 2014 Breakaway Dancers have six locations operating - Valentine, Edgeworth, Warners Bay, Speers Point, Toronto, Charlestown. Breakaway's specially-designed and unique Dance Programmes are the newest and most modern available and include the following dance styles - Baby Balleri-

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nas®, Funky Jazz, Modern Ballet, Hip Hop, Breakdancing, Street Tap. Princess dancers is a fun, creative and magical programme that is the perfect introduction to dance for children aged three to six years. It is a beautiful combination class which includes Baby Ballerinas®, Jumpin Jazz, and Tiny Tappers. It is excellent value for money - all three classes for a total of $14 per week. Children will not only discover the foundations in dance, but also the magic of music and learn to express their little personalities through drama and self-expression. A beautiful introduction that will instil a love for the art of dance. Learn to pirouette, point and pose in our beautiful Princess class. Girlstarz is a new super modern dance programme designed in a funky fresh style for students 7-12yrs. It is an exciting mix of the newest dance styles including Kidz Hip Hop, Funky Jazz and Street Tap. This class is extremely popular with kids and highly recommended because it offers the best value for money—all three classes for a total of $17 per week! Be a Girlstarz and be the coolest kid on the dancefloor. Superstarz is designed for teens to adults and is a programme with three awesome dance styles — Superstarz Hip Hop, Superstarz Jazz, and Superstarz Tap. Do all three Superstarz classes for a total of $25 per week. Get together with your friends, have fun and get fit. With a fresh and modern flavour, these classes will keep you in style with the latest dance trends. Free info packs are available by contacting Breakaway Dancers (02) 4959 5754 or text your email or postal address to 0412 291 704. For 2014 class details visit our website: www.breakawaydancers.com.au Like our Facebook page! www.facebook. com/BreakawayDancers

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hysical Funk is a Newcastlebased dance school that has been established in the area for 15 years. Over this time Physical Funk has progressed from a fitness program to a well-respected dance school that, as a result, produces fit, advance dancers in a large variety of styles. Our timeless venue contains two stunning mirrored studios, air conditioning, students change room, waiting area for parents, a kitchen and a cross fit gym in our third studio upstairs. With such a beautiful space everyone who walks through the doors experiences a welcoming atmosphere, instantly feeling at home. Physical Funk caters for children aged three years and above – beginners to advanced. Classes can be taken in jazz, funk, hip hop (casual and competition), contemporary, classical ballet, theatre jazz, technical and stretch and of course

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fitness and strength. Physical Funk also offers an adult dance class that is taught by the director of the school. Tina Perry has over 40 years experience and provides a dance class that challenges you physically and mentally whilst exposing you to all different styles in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. All teachers keep themselves up to date with the current trends in the style they

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teach. No matter which class you or your child attends, Physical Funk staff all share the same passion and goal; to ensure each member reaches their full potential and feels confident within themselves. The Physical Funk Studio has also transformed into a tranquil place of yoga practice this year. All equipment is supplied and a professional yoga instructor runs the practice.

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A senseless tragedy MP Tim Owen says Newcastle solution won’t stop coward punches

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ewcastle MP, Tim Owen, has backed calls for harsher penalties concerning one-punch attacks but cast doubt over whether implementing the so-called Newcastle solution in Sydney would put an end to unprovoked assaults. NSW Premier, Barry O’Farrell has been under growing pressure from State Labor to introduce Newcastle-style early closures and lockouts in Kings Cross, but speaking with The Post the day after 18-year-old coward punch victim, Daniel Christie, passed away in St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, Mr Owen said that while alcohol restrictions and reduced operating hours have had an effect on reducing alcohol-related assaults in the Newcastle CBD, the measures sadly would not have saved Mr Christie. “Unfortunately this poor young guy who has killed, the guy who perpetrated that had been on steroids, he took methamphetamines as well, and he did this terrible thing at nine o’clock in the evening,” he said.

18-year-old, Daniel Christie, who passed away in Sydney over the weekend, following an unprovoked attack in Kings Cross on New Years Eve. Photo:Facebook

“The processes that we currently have in Newcastle would not have prevented that.” Mr Owen anticipated cabinet would be looking into the issue when it returns in February. “My view is that there needs to be a very strong response in terms of people who carry out these king hits or coward punches. “There needs to be a strong legislative and judicial response and I would expect cabinet is going to look very, very closely at that.” Meanwhile, Independent Lake Macquarie MP, Greg Piper, has encouraged the State Government to urgently convene a summit on drug and alcohol-fuelled violence. He said bringing together summit of representatives from government agencies, emergency services, medical and legal professions, the hotel industry, as well as academic researchers and the families of victims alcoholrelated violence, to discuss the issue would be the most sensible approach the State Government could take in the wake of recent attacks. “As a society we need to discuss the issues around access to alcohol and whether restrictions like the Newcastle solution are worth implementing,” he said. “It is important to hear from the people at the frontline of this crisis and take politics out of the issue – we need a considered approach not a knee-jerk reaction.” Mr Christie’s family released a statement in which they spoke of their devastation at his loss. “His death has left us feeling completely destroyed. We have been overwhelmed by support and have felt the whole country experience our grief,” the statement read in part.

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King hit, coward punch or dog shot - an utter disgrace by any name

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The Post has joined the government and other media outlets in now referring to a ‘king hit’ as a ‘coward punch’. Whatever you want to call it, the situation is out of hand. Think about how these idiots go about their work: first roam the streets looking for a victim – preferably someone shorter or less bulky than yourself. Once identified, try to make sure the victim doesn’t know the attack is coming. Then, using as much force as possible, launch your fist into their head. The person may die - but that's for someone else to worry about. Just casually walk away and continue your evening. What is it going to take for the message to get through that the coward punch is not going to be accepted by society? How many years of jail need to be handed out to the perpetrators before this crime disappears? I thought Prime Minister Tony Abbott got it exactly right last week when he pointed out the ‘rise of the disturbed individual who goes out now not looking for a fight but looking for a victim’. The people who continue to commit these crimes either don’t ever read a newspaper or watch the news, because surely you’d think twice about belting someone if you were aware of the community outrage and the pressure on judges

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from all angles to hand out lengthy sentences. More likely the ‘disturbed individuals’ don’t think that far ahead. For them it’s all about what’s happening right now and being able to show how tough you are by physically dominating another people. Well I hope these people find out just how tough they really are when they find themselves locked up for the next few years. I just don’t understand the level of anger in a lot of people these days which would allow someone to attack another person in this way. Apart from the completely random coward punches where the victim is simply minding their own business, we often hear of minor disputes in pubs or clubs leading to these types of attacks. Somebody accidently spills a drink on another person or happens to glance in their direction and the instantaneous response is to punch that person with every ounce of your strength. It’s absolutely ridiculous and relegates us almost back to caveman behaviour. As for having earlier closing times for venues, while it has definitely reduced alcohol-related violence in Newcastle, it won’t stop the coward punch from occurring. If these lunatics are out looking for trouble, I think they are going to find it regardless of what time pubs and clubs are closing.

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A family's heartbreak over the unknown

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just want to know he’s alive.” This is plea from the father of missing Bolwarra Heights man, Pip Manley, as the family renews their call for information about his disappearance. Pip Manley was last seen on November 21 last year, when he was dropped off at Telarah Train Station by his mother to meet a friend. The 21-year-old University of Newcastle student has not been seen or heard from since. According to his father, Jonathon Manley, the disappearance is out of character for Pip, especially as the pair had confirmed plans to meet at the Belmore Hotel the next day. “We were going to watch the Gabba test and have a steak together.” Crime Manager for the Central Hunter LAC, Detective Inspector John Zdrilic said that no evidence could found of any activity since November 21. “There’s been no activity on his social

Detective Inspector John Zdrilic and Jonathon Manley

Pip Manley, missing since November 21

accounts, there’s been no activity on his mobile phone, there’s been no activity on his bank accounts. “We just need him to make contact with his family.” Since last week’s appeal, a Facebook group, ‘Help find Pip Manley’ has been created, attracting almost 1000 likes by the time of going to print. Pip is described as being of Caucasian appearance, approximately 183cm tall with a thin build, fair complexion, brown hair with long blonde tips and green eyes. He has a piercing in his left eyebrow. If anyone has any information about Pip Manley’s disappearance they are urged to contact Maitland Police on 4934 0200 or Crime Stoppers on 1300 333 000. Tips can be left anonymously.

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Knights sack Packer after assault conviction 'No-win situation' forces club to act after two-year jail term handed out to prop Amelia Parrott @amelia_parrott

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ormer Newcastle Knights recruit, Russell Packer, has had his four-year contract with the club terminated. The Knights made the announcement on Monday, a week after Mr Packer received a two-year jail sentence for assaulting a man in Martin Place last November. Both Knights coach, Wayne Bennett and club football general manager, Warren Smiles had initially indicated that the club would support Mr Packer and his family throughout the legal process. However, a decision was made on Sunday to terminate Mr Packer’s employment “effective immediately.” Knights CEO, Matt Gidley, said there was never any doubt that Mr Packer’s employment would be terminated, following Monday’s sentence, but legal processes had to be followed. “As we stated from the beginning and when we stood Russell down, first and fore-

most it was a legal process,” he explained in a statement. “At our first opportunity to meet with Russell, we advised him in person of our decision.” According to Mr Bennett, until Sunday, no person, including family members, had been allowed access to Mr Packer. “As a club, we knew this was a no-win situation and we accepted that," Mr Bennett said. “We had a responsibility to handle this situation in a manner mindful of his young family, the club, its sponsors, members and the community as a whole. “To reiterate, Russell acted independently on the night of the incident and was stood down as soon as the facts were established. “We are all extremely disappointed and have never condoned Russell’s actions, however he still had a right to be informed of our decision first." Mr Packer pleaded guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm and failure to quit licenced premises on Monday, January 6 and was sentenced to two-years jail without bail later that afternoon. He will appeal his sentence at a hearing on February 11. A statement from the Knights indicated that the club would continue its duty of care to ensure the welfare of Mr Packer’s partner and two young children, who relocated to Newcastle from New Zealand last month.

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we expect interest in AFC Asians Cup to surpass all other events – and we can’t wait to show off our wonderful city to visitors travelling from far and wide. AFC Asian Cup host city coordinator, Mark Stratford, was also expecting big crowds to come out in January to support the major international event. “Novocastrians are great supporters of sport in general and this is a real opportunity for our city to shine,” he said. The AFC Asian Cup will kick off in Melbourne on January 9, 2015. Competition will then come to Newcastle from January 12 to 30. The draw will be announced on March 26, 2014.

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New Mental Health Services in Newcastle and the Hunter Toronto Private Hospital and Maitland Private Hospital have recently established new and exciting Mental Health Services for the Newcastle and wider hunter region. The brand new facilities offer high quality care in fresh and modern surroundings for patients requiring treatment for a range of mental health issues. Toronto Private Hospital is located 35 minutes from Newcastle and 10 minutes from Warners Bay. Maitland Private Hospital is located 35 minutes from Newcastle and 5 minutes from Maitland District Hospital. The specialist psychiatrists, therapy and nursing staff are highly experienced and committed to providing quality mental healthcare and support to the wider community and referring general practitioners in the Newcastle and Hunter region. A comprehensive outpatient therapy service is also available for patients requiring support whilst remaining at home, with programs such as: Depression and Anxiety management Bipolar Management Drug and Alcohol program Addiction management Interpersonal therapy Distress Management Training

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esidents are being invited to have their say on the proposed amalgamation of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie City Councils. The recommendation forms part of the Local Government Independent Review Panel’s (LGIRP) Revitalising Local Government report into the future of councils in NSW. The panel found that the “City of Newcastle faces significant challenges including forecast operating deficits, large capital work requirements and demanding issues associated with urban renewal” and concluded that it should be merged with Lake Macquarie City Council, which is more financially sustainable that its neighbour. On social media and local radio last week, Lake Macquarie Mayor, Jodie Harrison, condemned the Local Government Independent Review Panel for ignoring Council’s 36-page submission against the amalgamation. The submission, made in June last year,

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strongly opposed the amalgamation citing “major negative financial implications to the Lake Macquarie community over the short, medium and long term,” and that merging the two cities, to create a so-called super council, was not in the interest of Lake Macquarie’s 200,000 residents. “There is no evidence of any benefit to Lake Macquarie in this plan,” she said. “I’m at a loss to explain why the panel seems to have completely ignored 36-pages of evidence against the amalgamation – it would appear their position hasn’t change since the beginning of last year.” Newcastle City Council has also opposed the idea of merging with Lake Macquarie City Council but Ms Harrison said a change in government policy could see the plan go ahead. “This time last year the Department indicated there would be no forced amalgamations, however, if there is a change in government policy this may no longer be the case.” Ms Harrison urged residents to read the report and have their say on the proposals put forward by the panel. The full Revitalising Local Government report can be read online at www.dlg.nsw.gov.au. Individual submissions on the recommendations can be made until March 7 via email at lgconsulation@dlg.nsw.gov.au or in writing to Local Government Report Consultation, Division of Local Government, Locked Bag 3015, Nowra, NSW, 2541.

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ew swings, climbing equipment and shade structures at Carrington’s Connelly Park playground have been completed just in time for the school holidays thanks to a $50,000 upgrade from The City of Newcastle. Connolly Park has benefited from all new play equipment as well as a shade structure with seating. Adjacent to this playground are the tennis courts which have just been refurbished by the Carrington Tennis Club. Recreation and Facilities Manager PHIL MOORE says Connolly Park is the first of five playgrounds across the city scheduled to be upgraded this year. “We have 116 playgrounds in Newcastle and each year four or five are upgraded as

part of our yearly playground improvement program.” “In 2013/2014 we are spending $250,000 on improvements to the playgrounds at Jesmond Park, Waratah Park, Federal Park (Wallsend), Woodward Street (Merewether) and Connolly Park.” “Neighbourhood playgrounds provide a fantastic social space for people of all ages and because of this we are expanding our focus to include more recreation facilities as part of the improvement program.” “We have a number of great recreation ‘destinations’ across the city including Jesmond Park, Islington Park and Lambton Park. "There are playground facilities for the kids, walking trails, shade and BBQ areas and half basketball courts.”

Community notices Valentine Lions Club Australia Day celebrations Allambee Park, Valentine. Sunday, 26th January. Flag raising ceremony at 9am followed by ‘Aussie Brekkie’ and rousing Australiana music plus 20-20 cricket match for kids of all ages. Morning tea at 10am in the park for senior citizens. Gold coin donation to assist Lions’ work. East Lakes Grief Support offers support and encouragement to those who

have suffered a loss. This is a free service to residents of East Lake Macquarie. Telephone 0448 520 143. 2014 Australian Women’s Health Diary is available for from Commonwealth Bank branches, newsagents, selected Woolworths supermarkets, BIG W, Newslink and RELAY, and Avon Representatives. It can also be purchased at www. bcia.org.au or by calling 1800 423 444.

management. We’ve been working with leading experts in the field of exercise and cancer to help us review the research and update our program and as a result, Encore

now includes an aerobic component as well as strength and mobility exercises.” The Breast Cancer Network of Australia recommends regular exercise to help improve physical and emotional wellbeing, including mood, sleep, and bone mineral density, and to help manage some of the physical side effects of breast cancer treatment, such as fatigue and pain. Encore helps women stay well after a very difficult time in their lives, not only through the proven physical benefits of the program, but also through meeting others who’ve had similar experiences. The YWCA NSW Encore Program runs for 8 weeks (2 hours a week). Valentine: Mondays from 3rd February – 25th March: 10am-12pm Waratah: Tuesdays from 4th February – 26th March: 3.30pm-5.30pm East Maitland: Tuesdays from 4th February – 26th March: 11am-1pm Because medical clearance is required, it’s important to register as soon as possible in order to secure a place, at least two weeks prior to the class beginning because the classes are small and intimate, so places fill up quickly. Register by calling 02 9285 6264 (Sydney) or 1800 305 150 or emailing encore@ywcansw.com. au. Participation is free – just enrol.

News in numbers NSW Police conducted 571,664 random breath tests over the holiday period. The tests were performed as part of Operation Safe Arrival which ran from Friday 21 December to Thursday January 2. The half-a-million random breath tests resulted in 960 drink-driving charges

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being laid, down from 1148 in last year’s Christmas holiday period. 11,544 speeding infringements were also issued. NSW Police Deputy Commissioner – Specialist Operations, Catherine Burn, said that the end of the operation does not mean the end of vigilant road policing. “We remind everyone: Operation Safe Arrival may be over, but police will still be out in force on NSW roads throughout January and beyond. “For the sake of your own life and all other motorists’, please drive to conditions and follow the rules of the road".

The Sydney New Years Eve fireworks displays are proving more popular than ever, with over two million people packing into the city and harbour to view the spectacle. The $6.8 million display featured 1000 fireworks shot off the Sydney Opera House in a synchronised display. The bridge effect doubled in size from previous years and utilised new LED

technology. Sequences were also shot off jetskis. 1.1 billion people around the world watched the celebration.

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t’s on. Lake Macquarie is officially the host city for the 2014 International Children’s Games. Lake Macquarie Mayor, Jodie Harrison, and International Children’s Games president, Torsten Rasch, made it official on Friday, co-signing the host city agreement at a ceremony at Lake Macquarie City Council Chambers ahead of the Games this December. Cr Harrison said signing the agreement was an important step toward getting the Games underway. “Signing the official host city agreement seals our commitment to hosting the Games of our dreams and it seals our commitment to foster the ideals of the Olympic movement, the spirit of fair play, friendship and harmony.” Mr Rasch, who arrived in Australia from Germany on Friday morning, said bringing the event to Australia was a major milestone for the Games. “We are excited to come to Australia and Lake Macquarie for

International Children’s Games president, Torsten Rasch, and Lake Macquarie Mayor, Jodie Harrison, sign the 2014 host city agreement the very first time and I know that Lake Macquarie will do it in their own way,” he said. “Since the London 2012 Olympic Games, we’ve had 14 athletes move from competing in the International Children’s Games to the Olympics but this is not our primary aim – the Games are really about bringing children together.” State Member for Lake Macquarie, Greg Piper, who was instrumental in bringing the Games to the Lake

during his time at Lake Macquarie Mayor, also attended the ceremony. He said more around 100 young athletes from Lake Macquarie had participated in the International Children’s Games in 2008 and he believed many had continued to champions tolerance and multiculturalism after their Games experience. The Games will run from December 6 to 11. For more information, visit icg-lakemacquarie2014.com.

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ga Hau E Wha Newcastle Maori Club will host the first local Waitangi Day event held in Lake Macquarie from 9– 5pm on the 8th February 2014 at Bolton Point Park, Middle Point Road, Bolton Point. The event aims to encourage the Maori and wider community to celebrate the rich tradition of the Maori culture. The event is held to break down misconceptions, isolation and close the gap between Maori and non-Maori local community. The outcome is recognition, understanding and cultural enrichment. The Treaty of Waitangi was signed on 6 February 1840, in a marquee in the grounds of James Busby's house (now known as the Treaty house) at Waitangi in the Bay of Islands. The Treaty made New Zealand a part of the British Empire, guaranteed Maori rights to their land and gave Maori the rights of British subjects. It is a very significant day for Maori people. In addition we want to acknowledge the treaty tribes. The activities at Bolton Point include live traditional entertainment from local and visiting Maori artists, displays by local service providers, a hangi, traditional performances, BBQ and Waka Taua (canoe warriors) arriving in a traditional canoe. Richard Eriwata, President of the Club said “It will be a great free family event for everyone.


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Public assistance needed after Mayfield armed robbery

A teenage boy has been charged with the alleged unprovoked attack of a male at Newcastle last week. About 1:30pm, Thursday 9 January 2014, a 17-year-old male was leaving the Surf Club toilets at Nobby’s Beach when he was approached by another boy who punched him once in the face. The boy then allegedly confronted his friend before the pair ran off and alerted lifeguards. Police were contacted and attended the scene where they arrested a 17-yearold boy. He was taken to Newcastle City Police Station and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and intimidation. He was granted conditional bail to appear in Children’s Court on Monday 10 February 2014.

Police are searching for a man following the armed robbery of a service station at Mayfield on Friday, January 3. About 9.25pm a man armed entered the service station on Maitland Road. The man allegedly threatened the 38-year-old attendant with a gun before demanding cash. He then fled the scene. Police from Newcastle Local area Command attended the scene and a crime scene was established and examined by specialist officers. Inquiries into the incident are continuing and police are appealing for public assistance to identify and locate the man involved. The man was wearing a light coloured bandana covering the lower half of his face and was last seen fleeing the scene towards Frith Street, Mayfield..

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Assistant Commissioner Hartley said. “That penalty is seven years imprisonment if the crash causes injuries that could be classified as grievous bodily harm. “Ask yourself what sort of behaviour you would expect from someone who was involved in a crash with a member of your family?” In 2013, 14 bicycle riders died on NSW roads. This is double the number of fatalities in 2012. Over the last decade on average 11 cyclists have been killed on NSW roads each year.

Police are reminding drivers across NSW of their obligations to stop and help after a crash as inquiries to identify a driver involved in a collision with a bicycle rider in Sydney recently. Traffic and Highway Patrol Commander Assistant Commissioner John Hartley said penalties applied for those who left the scene of a crash without providing help. “If convicted, a driver failing to stop after a crash that causes death can face a maximum penalty of up to 10 years in jail,”

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Greater Building Society Head of Customer Relations, Lisa Presbury (left), with Jaide Hodson ment for any sort of cancer by providing free information and workshops to help manage the appearance-related sideeffects that may be caused by cancer treatment. The workshops are conducted by trained volunteers from the cosmetic, hairdressing and beauty industries, who share their tips and techniques for minimising sideeffects such as skin changes and hair loss. Ms Hodson said it gives cancer patients a glimmer of hope, teaching them to embrace their appearance by creating a sense of support, confidence, courage and community. “Cancer treatment can change a patient's appearance in many ways which can have an effect on confidence and self esteem,” Ms Hodson said. "I am very fortunate to have good heath and want to spread the message that 'bald is beautiful'. "By shaving my locks and taking away a part of my identity, I feel I will be helping cancer patients improve their confidence and focus on recovery." Ms Hodson works as an administration officer with the Greather Building Society, and the Society is getting on board, with

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Dep Sep 17 EXPLORER WEST and out of Stockholm. railBrisbane tour ofLatvia, Sri Lanka, visiting Dep. Bangkok stopover. VIETNAM FIRST CLASS THAILAND FIRST CLASS BRITAIN Dep. Mar 27 southern Germany, Lithuania, out of Hanoi plus a fl ight Vietnam. East Germany, Poland, into Munich. 13 day tour Flying Thai into Copenhagen VIETNAM DISCOVERY. Flying Singapore Airlinesgood into twin Chiang Mai Flying Singapore Airlines into Vietnam. ISRAEL, JORDAN &Bali, and Nha Trang, Vietnam’s 2 of days South Kuta, 22Poland. days Hungary, Slovakia and 16 Day Tour share accom, many meals, all transfers, tour leader &attractions local tour guides. tour Burma and aAustralian night 17 $3295 Tour Singapore Dep. April 4of 20 tour of length of $4675 CRUISE tour ofthe Denmark, theday major of2 Week this Flying Airlines Singapore. CHINA WITH YANGTZE Flying Thai into Copenhagen $3295 2 Week Tour WEST Republic, Slovakia, Hungary $3,995 18 Day Tour Russia, Finland & Sweden. Dep. 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The team at Newcastle Financial Planning, Level 1, 187 Union Street, The Junction and enquiring about employment opportunities within the business. We’ve found that many of the people enquiring about employment with us, are not only highly-skilled, but their vision and values map those of the business. I am very proud to say that I feel we are becoming an employer of choice and attracting the right

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So how many resolutions have been kept so far? How’s the exercise every day one going? You say you “don’t have time to exercise”. This is probably the most common reason people give for not exercising; they say they just don’t have the time. Well let me put it to you this way: exercise is every bit as important as eating, sleeping and breathing! It should not be viewed as an ancillary part of your day, but rather a necessity. You probably don’t go a week without eating, and you should not go a week without exercise either. In fact, you typically shouldn’t go more than a couple of days at most without it. The trick to making time for exercise is to view it as a non-negotiable part of your day. Ideally, schedule it into your appointment book the way you would an important meeting or social event. Set the time for it and then make no excuses about keeping your exercise “appointment”. What you’ll find is that the more you exercise, the better you’ll feel and the more addictive it will become. Soon you won’t want to miss your exercise sessions because you’ll notice a dip in your energy or stamina when you back off for too long. You need to place a HIGH PRIORITY on it and schedule your day around the exercise, not the other way around that most people do. This way it will get done and you will serve as a powerful example to those who you love.

According to the Oxford dictionary, a person with an addiction is physically and mentally dependent on a particular substance or activity. Other definitions describe an addiction as harmful and one even went as far as to say a person with an addiction is “enslaved to a habit”. Addictions are most often used in negative contexts, like an addiction to drugs or alcohol, but for me, addiction is the best definition I can find that describes my relationship to shopping, specifically swimwear shopping. Oxford defines “shopping” as the act of purchasing goods from a shop, which is a definition I disagree with – I am sure they know better than I do, but for the sake of this column, let’s allow browsing to have a part in our definition of the act. Monday was my first day back at work and when my alarm went off, I immediately picked up my phone and read my emails – and learnt that one of my favourite online stores was having a 20 per cent off sale. I immediately jumped on the website, despite having purchased a one-piece swimsuit the night before and began to browse. Before I knew it, I was running late and had sent my credit card details off in return for two new tops (it was a great deal!). Is it harmful? No, but it does cause significant harm to my bank account. Am I enslaved? Well, I do feel like I can’t escape the sales. Most people are against their addictions, doing anything to stop or quit, but I love mine.

Many of us expect antibiotics from our doctor for comparatively simple infections which do not need antibiotics. Many of these infections are viral in origin and will never respond to antibiotics in any case. Interestingly, inappropriate and unnecessary use of antibiotics causes resistance, not just in the wider population, but also to individuals who take them. Studies show that people prescribed antibiotics are twice as likely to develop their own resistance to that drug. So, we are putting our own health at risk by taking antibiotics unnecessarily. Effective treatment of symptoms is usually all that’s necessary for respiratory tract infections such as the common cold. For instance the use of anti-inflammatory lozenges has been shown to be far more effective than antibiotics in relieving the symptoms of sore throat. You can also minimise the need for antibiotics with some simple and sensible lifestyle and behaviour strategies. Make sure your (and your children’s and grandchildren’s) immunisation schedule is up to date. More advice about preventing, or at least reducing the risk of, infection can be obtained from pharmacies which provide the Pharmaceutical Society’s Self Care information. There are fact cards on Antibiotics, Childhood Immunisation, Travel Health and other specific infectious diseases. For the nearest Self Care location phone 1300 369 772 or log on to www.psa.org.au, click on “Self Care” then “Find a Self Care Pharmacy”.


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You should take the opportunity to ensure that these medications are in date before the new school year commences. Preparing for the new school year is a good opportunity to review your child’s asthma control and inhaler technique as well as update their Asthma Action Plan with your family doctor. An Asthma Action Plan will give the school specific advice about your child’s usual symptoms, asthma triggers and medication plan, as well as information about how to manage your child’s asthma in the event of an attack at school. There is always a spike in asthma presentations in February as children are more likely to be exposed to viral illnesses, once they return to school and are all back together again. Viruses are a major trigger of asthma. The classrooms are often dusty and poorly ventilated after the summer break. There may be new plants or pollens in the playgrounds that the children haven’t been exposed to, all of which can induce an asthma attack. Also asthma management can often slip

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Frightened Rabbit Thursday, February 6 • Metro Theatre After a brilliant turn at last year’s Groovin The Moo festival, and having signed on for this year’s Laneway, the mutual love affair between Australia and Scotland’s Frightened Rabbit is sure to continue when they head to Sydney for yet another headline show. This Scottish indie-rock five piece are embraced for their exceptional energetic live performances. Audiences can rejoice in a night full of anthemic sing-alongs to heart-on-sleeve gems that relate to everyone.n Their latest long player, ‘Pedestrian Verse’, which was a Top 10 hit on the UK Album Chart followed on from 2010’s ‘The Winter of Mixed Drinks album’, which featured the singles ‘Swim Until You Can’t See Land’ and ‘Nothing Like You’, as well as a pair of EPs including last year’s State Hospital.

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“Yeah this time around it’s going to be a lot like when we first performed the show at the Tillbury Hotel in Woloomoloo back in 1992 – there’s no band, it’s soley an acoustic performance with smatterings of dialogue between myself and the audience – also given that it is so up close and personal it is much more demanding on us to perform but, in the end, definitely worthwhile. “People who haven’t seen the show can think of it as a kind of a conceived theatrical piece – it’s not a sing-along or clapalong show and I think it leaves people at the end realising the tragedy of the loss of Lennon.” The show, which sees Waters chart John Lennon’s career via 31 of his most

memorable Beatle and post-Beatle songs, rises above a mere tribute act with Waters saying it’s more about the essence of Lennon than a picture-perfect interpretation. “If I were to get on stage with the round glasses and a Sgt Pepper’s costume, in a way I think that would belittle John’s legacy,” he said. “When I started this thing I never wanted it to be a tribute act and I really hoped that people would “get” what I was doing and, thankfully it has panned out really well – possibly more by good luck than good management.” While Waters said he had rather pragmatic reasons for conceiving the show with collaborator Stewart D’arrietta, it had become one of the crowning achievements of his carrer. “To be totally honest, I was out of work and I really needed something to do,” he said. “I was given the opportunity to perform at the Tillbury Hotel and so I contacted Stewart with the idea of writing something about John Lennon – it was all done in such a rush but I think I really do work better under pressure." Waters said that he believed Lennon

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was the most interesting Beatle due to his fearlessness and willingness to practice what he preached. “He really revealed his innards to the world in his songwriting with a lot of honesty and dignity,” he said. “He was also a brilliant songwriter and he backed up his word with actions, which I have always really admired.” With the tour taking Waters through to April he said he would continue to be quite busy for the remainder of the year. “I have a fair bit of work on now in film and TV, which is nice,” he said. I have a show, ‘Anzac Girls’ coming out this year on the ABC and there’s also season five of ‘Offspring’ but, after that I guess I’ll just keep on going the way I always have.”

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Still hangin’ round he’s done stuff for people like Cat Empire and Eskimo Joe as well as country and folk stuff – he’s one of the hardest working guys in Australia,” Lewis said. “He really has a knack for tempering the creative edge which can, at times, become quite whimsical. He’s a very nuts and bolts kind of guy who is able to take

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mind doing a few smaller special things like a split 7” with The Meanies or something,” he said. “We recently questioned where we are going and where we want to be and it came down to as long as we’re having fun on our own terms, we’re gonna keep doing it.”

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our spaghetti of ideas and turn it into something coherent.” Not content to be another heritage band, Lewis said that Tumbleweed were very much a going concern and that fans should expect new things in the pipeline. “We haven’t really discussed what we want to do studio-wise, but we wouldn’t

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“Yeah, Newcastle has always been great for us,” Lewis told TE. “It’s like you guys and us have a similar rock and roll mentality – Newcastle is like our brother town.” The band are currently enjoying a bit of a resurgence after releasing their fifth studio album ‘Sounds From the Other Side’ [their first since 2000’s ‘Mumbo Jumbo], late last year – an album that isn’t trying to break any new sonic ground, yet still manages to sound as fresh as their iconic ‘Galactophonic’ set. “The album has been going really well and the new songs seem to fit in well with the older ones in the set,” Lewis said. “Also, from all accounts there were a lot of Newie fans that latched onto the album quite early so, again, we’re really grateful to Newcastle.” Listening to the album, you get an overarching sense that there was an ‘if it ain’t broke don’t fix it’ mentality that permeated the sessions – arguably due to the fact that the band enlisted long-time producer Paul McKercher to helm proceedings and Lewis said his presence made the prospect of hitting the studio for the first time in 13 years that much easier. “Paul makes a hell of a lot of albums –

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boom of the 80′s. The show became the first non-music show to feature on MTV. Well if you didn’t know it already, Adrian Edmondson is Vyvyan, the delinquent punk, who lets face it, was most people’s favourite. Adrian Edmondson is a bit of an all round legend, a high profile British comedian, he’s written, produced and starred in all sorts of comedy shows, theaters and film. Married to another high profile comedian, Jennifer Saunders, he even won Celebrity Masterchef in the UK this year. Always a bit of a keen muso, in 2008 Ade Edmondson formed The Bad Shepherds, with Troy Donockely and Andy Dinan, a folk-punk trio who pride themselves on doing radical rearrangements of great punk and new wave classics with traditional instruments. Add to that the likes of The Nicky Bomba All Stars, The Gin Club, Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes and Canada’s Lindy Ortega and you have one hell of a festival on your hands. The Gumball 2014 will be on at ‘Dashville’, Belford on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12. For tickets and more information, visit thegummball.com.au

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The blues/roots/folkie returns to the Grand Junction next week in support of his new single ‘Window to the Sky’. “Yeah the Junkyard is more or less kind of a spiritual home for me,” Churchill said. “It’s a good pub and the crowds are awesome and, this time around, it will be a dinner show which is going to be extra special." The new single sees Churchill take a bit more of a poppier bent, while still retaining his rootsy stock in trade, and he said the new direction was something he initially struggled with. “It is an interesting song in that I was having a bit of an internal conflict with how poppy it does sound, and I tended to put it down in the beginning,” he said. “Then I handed the song, along with about 30 others to my producer to choose from and he really liked it and I found that the more into the song I got, the more I liked it.” Churchill said that the song, which will be found on his forthcoming fourth long player also represented a change in direction in that it was the first time he had handed over the reins to a producer. “It is a very different phase for me, being the first time I’ve allowed a producer in,” he said. “I guess I’ve always been a bit reluctant to do so because, coming from the blues and roots scene, there is a real undercurrent of, I guess, not selling out and bringing a producer on board is kind of a part of that. But it was just so liberating in that it gave me the opportunity to let go of a lot of things and I think that in order to be truly creative you do need to relinquish control.” No stranger to the road (he has just come off a European tour with Billy Bragg), Churchill said the best things about life on the road were also the worst. ‘Touring never stops – which is both the best thing and worst thing,” he said. “It’s constantly exciting and consistently invigorating but at the same time you do find yourself having these mini freak outs where you just want everything to stop for a little while but I wouldn’t change anything.”


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since then have built on a strong Sydney fan base, air time on Triple J and other community stations and have toured the east coast several times generating more and more interest each tour. Uncle Jed find their sound is a blend of the music that has influenced the three of them over time – funk, soul, reggae and jazz, and are powering on now playing as up to a 7-piece with the amazingly talented musos and friends they have made while in Sydney. As the band continues to write and develop their unique style the future seems limitless with a new album in the works with their new single and film clip ‘Home’ being released late last year you can expect to see the new Jed album out sometime this year.

fter finding their way into the collective heart of Australia as winners of season seven of ‘Australia’s Got Talent’, Uncle Jed are a band that are pretty hard to ignore. With a unique sound it’s hard to pigeonhole these guys into one genre. Brothers Danny and Shannon Stitt decided it was time they moved to Sydney from Coffs Harbour in 2005 to collaborate with their cousin Laura after long distance jams no longer quenched their passion to make music together. Since making a decision to pursue music, the three have never looked back. Releasing their debut self titled album in mid 2010 Uncle Jed performed to a sell-out crowd at the Basement and

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eciding to go out under his own name after considerable success with his outfit the Beautiful Girls may've been a tough row to hoe, but as the unpretentious singersongwriter told TE, it was a road well worth travelling.

“It was a little bit cathartic but it was also terrifying,” he said. “It’s really hard to describe, but you’ve really got to fight for your ideals in the music industry and when I decided to go it alone, there was this sense of “you’re completely mad, don’t change it” from a lot of people around me. “But I’ve got a kid now and I didn’t have a dad growing up and the only thing I really had an attachment to was music so I thought “screw what’s right”, I should be proud enough to stand out on my own, on my own terms. A lot happens when you have a child and I guess I wanted to leave behind a legacy that was as honest as possible.” After releasing two albums under his own name – ‘Seperatista’ and ‘Love Come Save Me’, McHugh is back with a new single ‘More Money’ – a track that is awash with a cruisy dancehall and dub

vibe that is sure to shift the perception of McHugh as rootsy- singer songwriter. “I’m definitely not just an acoustic strumming guy,” he said. “I really love all of that 80s digital dancehall like Prince Jammy and a lot of early hip-hop and stuff like that. There was a bit of that influence coming through on [The Beautiful Girls’ fourth album] ‘Spooks’ but it’s really come to the fore now. With this track I got really obsessive with the kickdrum and getting really into the production side of things. For McHugh, who has been a staunchly independent artist since day dot, being able to finance the next tour or album is the definition of success. “Yeah, for me, success is about being able to make another record,” he said. “The dollars and cents only factor in that I’m able to afford rent and continue to tour – I’m under no illusion that I’m going to make a bazillion dollars – nor do I want to. “What’s really frustrating about the music industry is that you get these people in the business, they take someone, package them up to seem superhuman and then they tell the public that they can live a similar life to that person if they just buy all of their s**t. The fact is, we are all the same – we all have the same concerns and the whole point of what I do is to cut through that bulls**t.”


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t’s easy to love a lot of pub grub. Satisfying. Affordable. Served in a relaxed atmosphere. A dependable dining option if ever there was one. But every once in a while, you have the pleasure of dining at a hotel bistro that hits the rest for six. For me, that bistro is Sniddy’s at the Hamilton Station Hotel. I walked into Sniddy’s with my dining partner on Saturday night with high expectations, having been told by friends for years that they serve up the best schnitzel in town – a claim thrown around fairly often these days. As I waited to put the schnitzel to the test, we ordered up some starters.

We kicked off our night by sharing a generous serve of crispy garlic bread and half a dozen, incredibly flavoursome oysters Kilpatrick – Sniddy’s orders in all its fresh seafood daily and you can certainly taste it in their oysters. Then it was onto the much-hyped schnitzel. My options? Pork, chicken or veal. My choice? Chicken. My topper (and there is myriad to choose from)? Hawaiian. Occupying nearly all of the space on my dinner plate, the schnitzel arrived at my table atop chips and fresh veggies, slathered with cheese, ham and pineapple. The schnitzel itself, meaty yet crisp, perfection, really. I could finally see what all of my friends were raving about. As amazing as their schnitzels are, contrary to its name, Sniddy’s does have more to offer.

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The menu offers a range of light meals, steak and seafood options, extensive enough to please even the most fussy of eaters. My dining partner opted for the scotch fillet with mushroom sauce – a quality cut of meat cooked to perfection and served with chips and salad. He’s already planning to come back with his mates. It’s not just the food that’s great at Sniddy’s. The light and airy bistro and adjoining beer garden are an ideal

setting for summertime dining, the staff are friendly and attentive and given it’s location in the Hamilton Station Hotel, one of Newcastle’s leading venues for original local music, chances are you’ll have top-notch live entertainment as a delicious side-dish. The overall verdict? Sniddy’s delivers the best schnitzel in town, hands down, with service and atmosphere to match. Sniddy’s – you just earned yourself two more regular customers!

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The Lyon-based ‘troupe’ pricked up quite a few Aussie ears when they were last here in 2010 for WOMADelaide and are back again, this time in support of their rollicking fourth long player ‘Never Stop’. Frontman David Baruchel told TE that the band couldn’t wait to kick of the Aussie tour. “I don’t know how it is possible for us to have so much love in Australia, but you

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Babylon Rising people seem to like it,” he said. “We were first down there for Woodford Folk Festival in 2007 and things have beed growing steadily. Also, it’s exciting for us because of the lovely Australian summer – it is very cold in France at the moment. While their stock in trade is definitely reggae and ska, this is one band that is not keen to rest on their musical laurels – combining elements of swing, punk, jazz and manouche into a heady amalgam that has drawn comparisons to the likes of Golgol Bordello and our own Cat Empire. Baruchel said that the new album marked yet another shift in direction for the band who are on a seemingly never-

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ending journey of musical discovery. “It is the first time in the life of the band that we stopped touring for 6 months – not bad when you’ve been around for 18 years – and we wanted to make it a very sensitive album and very organic,” he said. “To us, each album is different so for this I would say it is almost naked if that makes sense – the emotions are deeper and the sound is rawer. “Lyrically the album centres on the notion of passage – from life to death, from the 30s to the 40s, from jail to freedom.” So what should people take away from a Babylon Circus show? “I would like them to leave the venue with the idea that the band didn’t play a concert for them, but with them.”

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lots of buyers will be attracted by the lower price and once they fall in love with the home they will happily pay the higher price! The reality is now that they want to buy it for $25,000 below market value, a problem created right from the beginning by the price range suggesting that the lower price would be considered. The seller is focused on $675,000 and the buyer is focused on $625,000. Often most of the buyers are only able to afford the lower end of the range and that can result in a significantly lower selling price. Why do agents suggest this method? One reason can be to create activity, which gives the appearance they are doing a great job. From this you will almost certainly get some low offers. However after hearing these low offer figures for a while, the seller starts to believe that perhaps this is really what their home is worth. It is now easier for the agent to talk you down and get you to accept a lower offer.

As an agent, there are many times people ask me “what does Buyer Enquiry Range mean and how does it work and are they good for me as a seller? Buyers also ask the question, what price does the seller actually want? They end up not going near properties marketed under this method. Unfortunately the majority of real estate property selling consumers who want to sell a home, a house or an investment property by buyer enquiry range end up halfway through the process and then wish they had given a little more thought to what they were doing and who they were hiring. Price Range or Buyer Enquiry Range selling is where properties are not offered at a set price but rather in a range. If you want to sell a home that has a market value of around $650,000 and the method chosen was the buyer enquiry range or price range; the agent would suggest that it be offered for a range of $625,000 to $675,000. The idea put forward by agents is that

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and motorhomes • Ensuite & built in to main bedroom • Lake glimpses across Parbury • Big Rumpus room, built in bar park • Home office, separate dining • Inground pool, level fenced and two living areas. yard • Parking for boats, cars, vans • 3rd shower and toilet

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• Quite cul-de-sac location • Set on over 900m2 • Beautiful bush land backdrop • Stunning four bed room home

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$950,000 3 1 2 R&H Blacksmiths Caves Beach 4971 5071 73m frontage, coastline views

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Former Australia Test cricketer, Craig McDermott, presents runners-up medals to the Penrith Under 11s team all the kids are just buzzing,” she said. Fourteen Under 11s teams competed in the four day carnival, with Northern Beaches side Manly Warringah triumphing over Western Sydney’s Penrith in the final to take top honours. Mrs Beck said the carnival had been open to 12 teams in the past but this year they

expanded to 14 teams and already there are plans for a 16 team carnival in 2015. She believed the popularity of the Ron Arendts Memorial Shield event reflected the strength of junior cricket in NSW. “Junior cricket is moving from strength to strength,” she said. “It’s a great way for the young ones to

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oung cricketers from across the state were treated to a surprise visit from one of the legends of the game last Thursday afternoon at the Under 11 Ron Arendts Memorial Shield presentation in Broadmeadow. Former Australian test cricketer and current Australian bowling coach, Craig McDermott delighted young fans, signing autographs and presenting awards to carnival winners, runners-up and outstanding players. Carnival coordinator and Newcastle Junior Cricket Association administrator, Sharyn Beck, said it was a real coup to have Mr McDermott play a part in the presentation. “We’re so grateful to have Craig visit today, especially coming so soon off the back of the Australian team’s Ashes win –

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For love over money Jets favourite Joel Griffiths back to where it all began Paul Monforte

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However, the maintained the ascendancy for only four minutes of the second half before Andrew Nabbout levelled for the victory. The Jets then had a number of solid opportunities to grab a win before a brilliant save by Mark Birighitti in stoppage time ensured the home side finished with a point. The match was Nathan Burns’ final game on loan for Newcastle before returning to South Korean club Incheon United. The Jets travel to Melbourne to play the Heart at AAMI Park at 7.30pm on Friday night. The Heart are still searching for their first victory of the season after 14 matches. The Jets' W-League team suffered a 3-0 loss to Sydney FC at Wanderers Oval on Saturday. Their next match will be an away clash with Perth Glory on Saturday. The Jets' National Youth League also lost 3-0 to Sydney FC at Wanderers Oval on Saturday and will next play Melbourne Heart in Melbourne on Saturday.

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yrs, all students at the Central School of Dance, will shortly begin their “Dream” opportunity. Approx 300 students across Australia and overseas are selected via audition only. Central School of Dance primary teacher, Karen Barker-Rogers, is the designer of the Baby Ballerinas program which has been selected as Newcastle’s and Lake Macquarie’s own Angelina Ballerina Academy. Angelina Ballerina, star of the bestselling children’s books and popular television show, is a little mouse who wants to become a prima ballerina. Your child will learn ballet technique in a creative, caring and fun way. Classes include some Angelina themed activities and incentives, combined with the unique Baby Ballerinas teaching program.

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onour the past, achieve in the present, create the Future – The Australian Ballet School has continually produced dancers of the highest calibre for their parent Company the Australian Ballet, state companies and leading dance companies around the world. The school offers an exciting, unique and creatively driven eight-year program that provides the very best in vocational and educational training. This year, three very talented young dancers from Newcastle were honoured to be accepted into this program. Olivia Shoesmith 11 yrs, Grace FrazerSneddon 10 yrs, and Emma Curran 10

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Join our high quality, fun and motivating classes MWM Dance offers classes in Tiny Tots, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Pilates, Boys Stream Ballet and Hip Hop RAD classes include • Primary (5 years old) through to Grade 6 (15 years old) • Vocational classes from Inter Foundation to Solo Seal All teachers are RAD registered and trained with latest syllabus. Your child will be trained by the highest quality teachers and supervised by an RAD Examiner. Resident Assoc Artistic Director and RAD Examiner teaches and supervises all grades.

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ouR TeACHeRS Brett Morgan – Artistic Director elise frawley – Assoc. Artistic Director and RAD Examiner Julia Teasal – RAD Ballet and technicals Kylie Skinner – RAD Ballet and technicals Debbie ellis-Linnert – Contemporary and Jazz Zoe Jones – Jazz and Contemporary Isabelle Leonard – Tiny Tots and RAD Ballet Jane evans – Ballet Bri Thomas – RAD Ballet Minh-Tri Le – Hip Hop Hannah Coleman – Ballet and Stretch, Pilates Alfred Taahi – Boys Stream Ballet


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From strength to strength Rapid growth as Newcastle Ballet Theatre builds a reputation for dance excellence

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ewcastle Ballet Theatre opened its doors in 2012 with the mission of providing professional quality classical ballet and dance training in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere. The first school to introduce the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet Syllabus to New South Wales, NBT started small but grew rapidly as the results of the Syllabus training, and the reputation of its principals, Kristy Tancred and Rider D. Vierling, (ex professional dancers) as thoroughly positive and knowledgeable teachers. Two years on, NBT is moving from strength to strength - doubling in size, initiating our part-time Advanced Ballet Coaching Program (ABC) in 2013, which will grow from three to four days a week in 2014. Though NBT does not emphasise eisteddfods, they have enjoyed excellent

showings at both the group and solo levels at local and national eisteddfods. Students from NBT have been accepted into the Australian Ballet School Interstate program, Joffrey Ballet School in New York and Florence, Italy, the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet full-time program in Melbourne, and various summer study programs in Europe. This year, Christine Walsh AM, former Principal of the Australian Ballet and author of the ACB Syllabus, came to Newcastle to oversee NBTâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s exams. These exams produced strong results, including seven Distinctions (90 or higher). This qualifies those seven students for up to two weeks of free classes at the Conservatoire in Melbourne. What sets NBT apart from the rest besides the quality of the facilities and training - is the atmosphere of professionalism, positivity and encouragement

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entrally located in Cardiff, at the entrance to Macquarie Hills, the Australian Dance and Talent Centre is not far from anywhere. Students have travelled from as far to Singleton to attend regular weekly classes at this prestigious studio. ADTC is more than a dance school, we offer dancing classes, fitness classes, singing lessons, guitar tuition and piano tuition all under one roof. We cater for all ability levels from beginner to professionals. We have classes that are suitable for students from three years of age to the more 'mature' performer.

With eight modern, air-conditioned studios, newly-renovated reception and waiting room, outdoor picnic area and plenty of off-street parking, the ADTC is the place to go to learn to sing and dance, and have a great time. Principal Director Jade Hillard has been involved in the performing arts industry for more than 20 years, with teaching and performance experience in all styles of dance, singing and drama. Jade was previously the owner and Managing Director of GenR8 Performing Arts in Wallsend, a centre which tripled in size under her direction in just three years.


Unique view of dancing encouragement and support. We expect all students to be supportive of each other’s achievements and endeavours as well as their own. TMP Dance Studios is unique because we believe that the best results are achieved by treating dance as a gift. Not all dancers will go on to future careers in dance but our hope is that the strong foundation in skills, love and enjoyment of dance will last a lifetime. Vision and Values In achieving our Vision, TMP Dance Studios and its staff embrace the following values; EMPOWERMENT through INTEGRITY and HARD WORK Build self-esteem through; Teaching techniques of goal achievement, building confidence around body image through exercising and being healthy, Treating oneself and others with respect so dignity as individuals is preserved, a zero tolerance towards bullying or nastiness from students, parents or staff creating a place of positive well being for all involved. Quality, fun and pure dance without all the fuss! It’s that simple.

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Newcastle Ballet Theatre Offers training by highly experienced former professional, and ex-principal dancers. We offer classes in Classical Ballet including Open Ballet classes, Boys Coaching, Pas de Deux, Contemporary, Stretch/Conditioning, Jazz, Tiny Tots Ballet, Adult Ballet & Stretch & Conditioning classes.

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elcome to a dance studio that inspires students to shine through movement and quality dance instruction. First established in 1996 as Tina Moore Promotions & Performing Arts studios, Rebranded in 2011 TMP offer a trusted team of professionals who understand the needs, outcomes and overall benefits to students that can only be achieved by experience over time. Our qualified staff apply a very modern and fresh style to their work, and are constantly updating training methods keeping them in touch with what's available for performers within the industry. This is a school with a difference, while we promote a high standard in dance and strong grounding of technique, our school nurtures the love of dance first and foremost. You will find our studio has a very kind and caring atmosphere which provides a real sense of community for students and parents alike. We want for our students' souls to dance… not just their feet. Our experienced and qualified instructors teach our students to aim for their goals whilst achieving their best through

From age 3 to the serious student, to pre-professionals and adults. See our website for more details: If you are unable to attend our enrolment day please email for an enrolment pack or download from our website. ENROLMENT DAY 19th January 2014 9.30am - 3pm 3/104 Munibung Road, Cardiff NSW Studio: 4917 3046 Kristy: 0434 417 454 Rider: 0401 214 042 2013 LEVEL 5 STUDENTS

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Saturday January 25, 9am to 2pm Newcastle PCYC FREE BlING cAp & DRINk BOTTlE ON REGISTRATION!

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(Cnr Yound & Melbourne Rd, Broadmeadow)

For more info contact Toni Zink 0418 486 851 or toni.bling@yahoo.com

www.blingperformingarts.com.au

PIVOT STUDIO

Your child will learn to dance in a safe, fun & non-intimidating environment whilst developing co-ordination, social skills & confidence. Our highly qualified teachers work professionally in the entertainment industry & are passionate about teaching with positive reinforcement to ensure children reach their greatest potential. ADULT (17yrs +) CLASSES AVAILABLE IN : HIP HOP FUNK JAZZ TAP R&B CONTEMPORARY BURLESQUE WORKOUT LATIN SINGING

22 Newcomen Street, Newcastle 0416 314 105 www.pivotstudio.net

www.sajaro.com.au

Wednesday 15 January 2014 the newcastle post

Pivot Kids (2yrs - 17yrs) dance classes include Baby Classes Hip Hop Funky Jazz Boys Breakdance Contemporary Tap + Tap Exams Ballet + ARAD Ballet exams Singing and much more!

LMP 150114  

Independent newspaper