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Animal lover and community stalwart Tonia May was announced as Weipa ‘Citizen of the Year’ at Sunday’s Australia Day Celebrations. Hosted by the Weipa Town Authority, the event was held at the Carpentaria Golf Club, with Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch the guest of honour. Addressing the crowd of more than 100 people, Mr Entsch spoke passionately about the greatness of our country. “We are the lucky country - but it is a combination of God’s gift and personal endeavour. We were gifted great opportunities but we have also made our own luck,” Mr Entsch said. “My Australia Day message is let’s count our blessings - recognise our failings, sure - but celebrate our society, our achievements, our ingenuity, our culture, our luck. We live in the best country in the world and, dare I say it, at the best time in history.” Looking locally, Mr Entsch described Weipa as “a small town with a big Aussie community spirit”. “Being remote, and sometimes isolated for extended periods, I know that people here really bond together to help those in need,” he said.
MORE OZ DAY COVERAGE INSIDE: Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch (right) was encircled by a celebration of red, white and blue ‘Aussie Style’ at the Weipa Town Authority Australia Day celebrations held at the Carpentaria Golf Club on Sunday. Mr Entsch, who was the special guest for the event, is pictured here with the entrants for the best costume competition.
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Australia’s New Year in politics has taken off with the refugee issue taking most of the polies’ time, and so much newspaper coverage it will soon be encroaching on the sports pages. Refugees are a problem around the world, but Australia is becoming famous for them. Not that we have many - our numbers are tiny compared to countries in Europe - but we do love to shout and beat our hairy
chests over them. Tony has been shouting at the Indonesians again, blaming them and saying they are doing it deliberately and ought to stop. That is probably true, but if you want the diplomats to hear, discreet whispers are recommended. You only use a megaphone if you are really talking to your voting public. They respond to loud noises and will probably get all hairy chested about refugees alongside you. A funny thing has been happening. The Government has decided they don’t want the Australian public to know what is going on. The Immigration Minister has actually sought asylum, claiming to be
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“Without the vision and tenacity of the WTA Members, Weipa wouldn’t be the town it is today,” said Snoddy. “It’s been fantastic, I’ve seen a lot of changes in town and it’s been a privilege to be involved,” he said. Snoddy and his wife Pam will be enjoying their retirement building their home away from home at Bilyana and also continuing Snoddy’s passion
in danger of being bailed up by the media and forced to answer their questions. Why the extreme secrecy? Who knows? Tony says letting Australians know what is happening will help the people smugglers. Mmh - I not sure about that. It sounds like a feeble excuse to me. Filtering through the blackout we have rumours instead. Boats are being towed back, or maybe not. The Indonesians like us, or perhaps they don’t. People caught at sea in leaky boats (because they have just pulled the bungs out) are being given brand new aluminium lifeboats, Aussie made and with the bungs welded in. And the Australian Navy has been
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for community service as the Weipa Local Disaster Management Group SES representative. Interim Chair Stretch Noonan said to Snoddy: “You’ve pursued your dreams and you’ve done it for Weipa, now do it for yourself.” Snoddy praised the WTA and said to: “Keep on soldiering on, making decisions, and growing the town.” accused of burning the hands of asylum seekers, but Tony says it wasn’t us. I guess we just have to trust our Government. After all, you must remember Tony stood, with great ﬁrmness and integrity, against returning boat arrivals to UN camps in Malaysia. He used his megaphone to say the facilities there were inadequate, and added Malaysia to the list of countries who dislike us. Now his policy, firm and with great integrity, is to dump them on PNG where they can be processed and released to a regime that will give them no facilities at all. You have to admire Tony’s ﬂexibility...
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World Heritage listing not needed for all of Cape, says Entsch By MARK BOUSEN
QUINKAN National Park near Laura could be the first area in Cape York to receive a World Heritage listing, according to Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch. “Work on Quinkan is well advanced, and I will be recommending to (Federal Environment Minister) Greg Hunt to promote the listing. “Work is being done on other areas, but Quinkan is the most advanced,” he said. Mr Enstch was commenting on conflicting southern media reports the Abbott Government had scrapped plans for the Cape York World Heritage listing which has a February 1 deadline. “Reports that there are plans to shelve the World Heritage listing are simply not true. The Government will not be meeting the February 1 deadline, but the question is why does the whole of Cape York need to be listed. “Certainly there are areas, such as Quinkan, which deserve consideration but not the entire Cape. “We will be meeting all the interested parties, Indigenous and non-Indigenous, on this issue.” The reports have evoked prompt responses from Listing proponents, such as the Wilderness Society, Greens and the Conservation Foundation. The Wilderness Society called on Mr Hunt to clarify whether the Abbott Government is scrapping or proceeding with the current World Heritage nomination process for Cape York Peninsula. Society Northern Australia Campaigner Gavan McFadzean said: “Traditional Owners, who have been working on this nomination for years, deserve to know whether the Abbott Government will deliver their aspirations to nominate Cape York’s natural and cultural values for World Heritage, or whether he is abandoning them.” Greens Senator Larissa Waters said: “The Abbott Government is doing the bidding of the big mining companies and ignoring Indigenous voices by dropping the Cape York World Heritage nomination, “Traditional owners were close to agreement on the boundaries of the World
Heritage Area, but Tony Abbott would rather give his big mining buddies open slather.” Australian Conservation Foundation has urged the Federal Government not to abandon the process to nominate Cape York Peninsula for World Heritage listing. “The drive to recognise Cape York’s world heritage values goes back to the 1980s,” said Andrew Picone, Northern Australia Program Officer for ACF. “Traditional Owner consent has always been central to the process – in fact, it is written into the historic heads of agreement.” Mr Entsch said the Cape York Peninsula Land Use Strategy 1, compiled in the mid1990s, was the most-sensible and thorough study into the issue. “However, Labor continually downgraded CYPLUS1 until CYPLUS4 was reached which made it virtually impossible to develop Cape York, and left the way open for total World Heritage listing of Cape York. “That study recognised there were areas which were suitable for economic development, such as the Weipa area and the Laura basin, particularly with agriculture, but also there were areas which were environmentally significant. “We don’t want to lock up Cape York and curtail access to Cape York as Labor wanted.” Mr Entsch says Mr Hunt is on the right track. “ I ’ m p l e a s e d h e ’s d o n e t h a t . ” Mr Entsch said a meeting in Cairns last week, organised by Member for Cook David Kempton, was attended by about 150 people, including all the elected leaders from across the Cape, as well a host of stake holders. “The overwhelming view was to ‘get our of their face’ and ‘allow us to develop a solid future’.
“There were no carpetbaggers there, or only very few, and the the vast majority wanted to get on with the job with a sense of community and a sense of pride. “Cape York people, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous, respect their country and maintaining that country to be recognised as being pristine, rather than pushing them off their land and handing it to some international body, which would occur under a World Heritage listing. “Give some credit to the Traditional Owners and property owners to manage their land, rather than hand it over to some overseas organisation. “The meeting felt this was the first time since the 1990s that they had the opportunity to have a voice. “Economic opportunity were the major words to come out of the meeting; they’re not dirty words.” Mr Entsch says that, unless there is economic development, the welfare mentality will continue and will grow. “And we will be judged, and judged badly at that. “The people of Cape York have the right to decide their future.” Mr Entsch said the Government did not have a time table for Cape York. “What is the urgency there? There is so much regulation in place already for anything to be done there so nothing is going to happen suddenly. “The people of Cape York a doing a bloody good job themselves without handing it over to some international organisation.” Mr Entsch also delivered a lengthy broadside at his Labor predecessors – former Ministers Peter Garrett and Tony Burke. “They never met a deadline, despite spending millions of dollars on this. “The reality is Garrett and Burke did the bidding of the Wilderness Society and Conservation Foundation who were looking for a blanket Cape York Heritage listing. “They looked for Traditional Owners and offered them inducements to support them, and discarded anyone who disagreed with them. “There is no doubt the former Government would have total support had they been sensible and not sought a total listing.”
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The recent decision of the Queensland Government to stop the propose mining venture at Pisolite Hills by Cape Alumina, reeks of a Government that is in complete disarray. It is time they came out of the 18th Century with their colnial views, and move in to the 21st Century. The Queensland Government has completely decimated departments, such as mental health, general health and housing, now it’s the mining sector’s turn. No doubt, Australia Zoo made the bullets, and the Government fired them. The so-called nature reserve was given to the Irwin family as a gift the land that the Government gave them is on a huge tract of land, which belongs to the Taepithiggi Tribe. No compensation was given but promises were made, and that is as far as it has gone. As far as any consultation with the Mapoon Aboriginal Shire Council, the six tribal clan groups or any persons were not consulted about the closure. The Taepithiggi Batavia Clan Group Aboriginal Corporation members are extremely angry, and who can blame them for the loss of employment and their secure future. One thousand seven hundred and eighty jobs thrown out the window. It is plain for all to see that the land that is called Cape York Peninsula the Government of the day does not want to recognise it or acknowledge that it exists. Again we say who’s going to compensate us - the Government or
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Australia Zoo? The Taepithiggi Batavia people were in the throes of leasing land, plans were drawn, quotes on sheds, building and infrastructure, now it’s gone - dreams turned to dust. The Premier and his underlings should take a leaf from the Western Australian Government, especially the deputy premier Brendon Grylls with his royalties for regions. Grylls’ priority list is,where the money comes from a good proportion goes back into that region. His main objectives are that it is the people who live in remote areas who benefit especially pensioners, who receive a $500 voucher and freight concession. A large proportion of money is also spent on roads and infrastructure of remote towns. Western Australia is seen as a huge mining player in the world. It is respected on how it conducts its mining ventures by being positive and honest, and most of all negativity does not exist. The Queensland Government has no idea what the repercussions of their decision not to mine at Pisolite Hills. A short time ago the Government of the day gave it the thumbs up to be a goer, but now its only a dream. The Japanese and the Chinese will think twice before they commit themselves to any proposition of mining in Queensland. We say to you Mr Premier and your underlings: shame, shame, shame, shame. Peter Wilson Chairman, Taepithiggi Batavia Clan Group Aboriginal Corporation
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community School is in for 2014 The return of the 8am traffic jam at the Western Cape College can only mean that school has started for 2014, with the students admitting to mixed emotions. The Bully caught up with a couple of students and their family on their way to school on Tuesday morning, with Daniel Parker (6) saying that he was looking forward to catching up with his friends as he starts Year 2. Daniel Parker (6), with family Lorraine and Ivy, was all set to begin Grade 2.
A reluctant Kieran O’Sullivan (9) couldn’t think of much to look forward to about starting Grade 4, but mum Rachel reckons the homework is sure to be hours of fun! Little Mya (3) was off to her first day of kindy as was feeling particularly camera shy, although a big smile of encouragement from mum Collette saw her through the gates for the big adventure ahead. The O’Sullivans: Rachel, Riley (7), Kieran (9) and Denis.
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Record bauxite production for Weipa in 2013 By Corey Bousen
Rio Tinto’s Weipa mine produced a record 26.3m tonnes of bauxite in 2013, up 13.2% on the previous year, according to the company’s annual production report. The report, which was released earlier this month, shows that 5.8m tonnes were produced at Weipa in 1Q 2013, with 6.8m tonnes, 7m tonnes and 6.8m tonnes produced in the subsequent three quarters. Bauxite production at Rio’s Gove mine in the Northern Territory also reached a new record level at just over 8m tonnes for the entire 12 months, up marginally on 2012. Alumina production at Rio’s Gove refinery
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was steady at 2.3m tonnes. Rio Tinto has announced that it will close the loss-making Gove refinery, which will occur over three stages in the ﬁrst half of 2014. Overall, Rio Tinto said fourth quarter bauxite production set a new
quarterly record at 11.4m tonnes and was seven per cent higher than the same period in 2012. Bauxite production for 2013 was up 10 per cent against 2012, with 43.2m tonnes produced globally (of which 61 percent came from Weipa).
Calling all singles... DO you know a bachelor or bachelorette living in Weipa? Following the success of the past three annual Weipa Bachelor and Bachelorette series’ we are again seeking singles to have a bit of fun and enter the 2014 event. Weipa Oztag will be presiding over cupid’s bow and is searching high and low for eligible boys and girls to take part in this year’s series. To nominate yourself or a single friend simply send Cicely Baira an mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be provided with a series of fun questions to answer,
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The 2014 Weipa Bachelor and Bachelorette series will culminate with a Valentine’s Dance on Friday, February 14 where contestants will have one last chance to wow the crowd and judges before the titles are awarded. So come on all you single Weipa people, have a bit of fun and who knows, you may end up ﬁnding love!
TRIBAL BIBLE By Rev. Michael Connolly
The Lord wanted his disciples to have the power to take the gospel out the entire world, (as known at the time), but he asked them to wait until the power from heaven came upon them, the Power that will give them the ability to walk the talk. They have already been given power to cast out evil spirits and trample poisonous creatures without being harmed, and even defeat the powers of the Devil. (Read Luke Ch 10 vs 16-20). The Lord ensured that his followers knew about the Holy Spirit, because in their walkabout before his death and resurrection, he kept bringing up the Holy Spirit’s name and job description. (For example, read John Ch 14 vs 15-17 and 25-26).
God’s Plan of Salvation did not gel properly in their minds yet, and they were still more interested in how Jesus, the Messiah, was going to create a Jewish nation for them. (Read Acts Ch 1 v 6). And Jesus kept swinging their minds back to the more important work God has for them. No doubt one day the Holy Spirit will cause them to remember the Lord’s words like those recorded in Matthew Ch 6 v 33 which states “Instead, be concerned above everything else with the Kingdom of God and with what he requires of you, and he will provide you with all these other things.” Thank You Holy Spirit. Rev Michael Connolly.
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Forum gathers input for Cape plan Striking the right balance between economy and environment, protecting infrastructure and community ownership were the major drivers coming out of a packed forum hosted by David Kempton, Member for Cook, about the Cape York Regional Plan last Thursday. Local leaders, industry representatives, residents, land owners and conservationists were among more than 150 people to attend the event, which focused on the State Government’s draft plan, the future of the Peninsula Development Road (PDR) and other issues critical to the region. Dozens more were turned away at the door with the hall packed to capacity. “Today is about kick starting real community engagement and ownership of the future of Cape York which, in my view, is where Government has got it wrong for the past 20 years,” Mr Kempton told the capacity crowd. “If you are prepared to work together today you have my guarantee I will take each and every recommendation forward regardless of what it is,” he said. Mr Kempton said he would also welcome individual submissions on the plan. “In the past Cape York has endured a process of consultation which usually involved a pre-conceived idea cast about
and implemented anyway. “Today is about real engagement and truthful conversations.” he said The draft plan was presented by James Ross from the Department of planning, who gave a very fair and balanced overview and did a great job of getting all the information out in a short time. The forum then had a general discussion and broke into 10 groups to come up with 3 key recommendations each which they voted on all in half an hour. “It was a very hectic pace, but well worth it,” Mr Kempton said. The key recommendations to go to the Minister include changing the basis of the draft, that currently only reflects environmental zones to a more balanced and realistic approach, identifying areas for development, environment, community use and recreation. “There needs to be more community engagement and greater attention to the long term aspirations of indigenous communities,” Mr Kempton said. Cook Shire Mayor Peter Scott will be part of a task-force formed from Cape York locals, which will supervise the management of a $210 million funding commitment from the Federal Government for infrastructure.
The formation of the task-force was one of the issues discussed at the Cook Planning Forum. Mayor Scott agreed there was great collaboration at the forum, which hosted a good cross-section of stake-holders. “There was a good consensus from everyone, with the focus on moving the Cape forward,” he said. “People were speaking consistently about the need for a collaborative view.” He said the forum identified the PDR (Peninsula Development Road) as being the project to which the funnding should be allocated. “It was said that, ‘what is the good of opening up the Cape if you can only get there for six months of the year because of the Wet’,” he said. “The PDR is the ‘main artery’ to the Cape.” He said where, how and who will be what the task-force should identify and supervise. “Identifying the hot spots – those parts of the PDR that are real trouble during the Wet and will require the most spending – will be one aspect,” he said. “But there are also other sections that need very little spending on them to bring them up to scratch.”
Bangarra to select 24 local students A unique opportunity to share stories, songs, dances, connect to Indigenous cultures and create new choreography with six former Bangarra dancers is now available to young people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander in the Weipa and Napranum region. Australia’s leading Indigenous performing arts company Bangarra Dance Theatre will be in Weipa on 24 February to hold auditions at the Western Cape College Performing Arts Centre, between 9am and 3pm for its ‘Rekindling’ youth program. Under the Artistic Direction of Stephen Page, Bangarra Dance Theatre is committed to inspire and develop the next generation of Indigenous storytellers through the mentoring and training of creative young people. In 2013, Bangarra Dance Theatre
launched its youth program, Rekindling, which uses dance theatre to reconnect Indigenous youth with their culture. Exploring ‘who you are’ and ‘where you come from’, young people will research and gather stories from within their communities with the help and guidance from local elders, and develop performance and creative skills to enable them to produce their own dance theatre works. Applications for the 2014 program are now open and Bangarra specifically invites young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders based in or nearby Weipa to apply to be part of this intensive youth program. Twenty-four secondary students will be chosen from the audition in the Weipa area to be part of the Rekindling program during 2014.
Following the auditions, three subsequent “gatherings” will be held in Weipa on 30 May to 1 June, 16 to 17 June and 29 July to 2 August for the selected students to develop and perform their works. Rekindling is led by one of Bangarra’s most acclaimed artists, Sidney Saltner, who transitioned into a new role of Youth Program Director, after 15 years as a Bangarra performer. Working with Sidney and returning for the 2nd year of this highly successful program are renowned workshop leaders and celebrated former Bangarra dancers: Patrick Thaiday and Chantal Kerr. Watch Rekindling video here - http:// youtu.be/YGNumaDFeFs For more information and to register for Rekindling please visit: www.bangarra.com.au/rekindling
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Diane Davy talks leadership role at Cape Kids as Joanne McNamara departs Cape Kids Childcare Centre has advised that acting Director, Joanne McNamara has left the centre. Joanne has been acting in the role of centre Director for over nine months, and has been a very capable leader during this time. Joanne will be replaced by Diane Davy, who brings a wealth of knowledge with her, including over 20 years of experience with early education and care. There were a number of achievements under Joanne’s leadership, including improvements made to the facility and a comprehensive review of all policies and procedures to align with new regulations. Joanne was also instrumental in bringing a new, Government-approved kindergarten programme to the centre, ensuring Weipa children have the best
start in life and are well prepared for their schooling years. “Joanne’s work has laid a strong foundation for the centre to continue to build on in the years ahead. We would like to thank Joanne and wish her and her family well in her future endeavour,” Diane said. Rio Tinto Alcan Weipa, which manages the childcare centre, is committed to building a longterm, sustainable childhood service for the Weipa community. In 2012, Cape Kids was expanded as a part of the Australian Government’s Early Learning and Care Centres initiative with $2.1 million provided, and $2.4 contributed by Rio Tinto Alcan. The expansion more than doubled the number of available places for Weipa families from 28 to 70, and also incorporated a new kindergarten. Western Cape Bulletin January 29, 2014 Page 7
Australia Day 2014 Celebrations Photos: Corey Bousen
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AGM Weipa Gymnastics Club, 7pm at Carpentaria Golf Club
Nominations close for election of WTA Chair and Member
WTA monthly optional meeting at Council Chambers 8am
Louise Cruse cruised through the day in singlets and her Aussie Flag dress.
Rita Price looked the part with her Australian Flag.
hats allowed on Sunday. With
bowlers enjoying the perfect
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WTA monthly meeting at Council Chambers 8.30am
ments and a little
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Squires Family Fundraiser - Carpentaria Golf Club commencing at 5pm.
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Bangarra auditions at WCC Performing Arts Centre. 9am to 3pm.
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Matty Simpson looked in good form.
Maine King, Chrissy Holmes and Ian ‘Sab’ Cibau were relaxed with their performance.
Red Hatters “Pandanas Pearls” meeting at the Wednesday 26 Albatross Bay Resort at 6.30pm MARCH Thursday 6
WTA monthly optional meeting at Council Chambers 8am
CAPS / Weipa Wildlife Care St. Patrick’s night
WTA monthly meeting at Council Chambers 8.30am
Brett Tyrell, who was visiting from Cairns, impressed with his bowling skills, despite more than 10 years break from the sport.
Tania Iti and Bill Rollin enjoying the sunshine.
Australia Day at the Albatross Bay Resort
Red Hatters “Pandanas Wednesday 26 Pearls”meeting at the Weipa Bowls Club at 6.30pm APRIL Thursday 3
WTA monthly optional meeting at Council Chambers 8am
WTA monthly meeting at Council Chambers 8.30am
Red Hatters “Pandanas Pearls” meeting at the Heritage Resort at 6.30pm. Wednesday 23 Red Hat Society’s Birthday is April 25 (1998) Let’s wear red and accessorise in purple (our birthday regalia)
Elizabeth Killalea, Amber Marple and Amanda Gray were ready for some fun.
Tia Batterham and Lisa O’Malley showing off their Aussie Spirit.
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WTA monthly optional meeting at Council Chambers 8am
WTA monthly meeting at Council Chambers 8.30am
Red Hatters “Pandanas Pearls” meeting at the Carpentaria Golf Club at 6.30pm
Bangarra gathering until 1 June.
Weipa Community Care opening hours Mon 10 - 4, Tues - Thu 9 - 4, Fri 9 - 1
Congratulations to Joseph McCann, who celebrated his 21st Birthday Naomi Neal, Ciara Walsh and Chloe Rutherford were happy to wave the Aussie flag. on January 25.
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Australia Day 2014 Celebrations
Photos: Corey Bousen and Fiona Croft
Seven new Australians made the ‘Australian Citizenship Pledge’ at the citizenship ceremony that was hosted by the WTA and held at the Carpentaria Sairung Tathong was voted by the crowd to be the Best Dressed Aussie on Golf Club on Sunday. Pictured here with Inspector Phil James and Federal Member Warren Entsch, the newly minted Australian citizens are: the day, winning a meat tray for her considerable efforts. Thunsita Virojborvonpak, Jose Maria Balasan, Myra Estanislao, Chanchai Tungwattanakorn, Rebecca Walker, Wendy Walker and James Walker.
Weipa’s 2014 Citizen of the Year Tonia May collecting her award from Inspector Phil James. Tonia was recongised for her efforts in the areas of: diabetes eduction, animal management, veterinary services, CAPS, youth support and other voluntary services.
Community Event of the Year: Tom Murray picked up the prize on behalf of the Weipa Fishing Classic.
Sportsperson of the Year: Jayson Keough (Taekwondo).
Young Weipa Citizen of the Year: Katelyn McCahon.
Young Sportsperson of the Year: Rachel Brooker (Kart Racing).
Community Group of the Year: Western Cape Rural Fire Brigade, which was represented by Tony Lancaster.
The Weipa community gathered at the Carpentaria Golf Club on Sunday to celebrate Australia Day. Organised and sponsored by the Weipa Town Authority, the day of celebrations started at 7.30am with a 5km fun run (see back page), followed by a community breakfast. Just after 10am, the high and quiet achievers of the local community where recongised at an awards ceremony, that recognised their contributions in six award categories. The winners of these awards are pictured left. Another highlight of the day was the swearing in of seven new Australian citizens who were welcomed by the Jack was runner-up in the Best Dressed Aussie competition, community shortly after with his Australian mohawk a bitg hit. making their ‘Australian Citizenship Pledge’ (see photo top of the page). The local Army boss Major Steven LaRose also presented each new citizen with a native bottlebrush plant. Plenty of fun was to be had with the ‘Best Dressed Aussie’ competition, with nine proud Australians standing up in front of the crowd to have the creative efforts judged. Sairung Tathong was voted by the crowd to be the winner of this friendly competition, winning a meat tray as a just reward for her time Michelle Bosun presented a patriotic picture with her green and gold ensemble with Australian flag highlights. and effort. Western Cape Bulletin January 29, 2014 Page 9
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5:00 World News 1:00 Man Vs Wild 2:00 One Born Every Minute USA 2:40 Destination Flavour 2:50 The Boy In The Bubble 3:00 France 24 International News 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Global Village 6:00 The Lakes With Rory McGrath 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Food Safari 8:00 Gourmet Farmer 8:30 Luke Nguyen’s Memories Of The Mekong 9:30 Falcon: The Silent And The Damned: Part 2 - In tonight’s series finale, Falcón defies orders to halt his investigation into the death of businessman, Raphael Baena, and Chilean journalist, Virgilio Guzman. An attempt on his own life only strengthens his resolve to get to the truth, despite his lover Consuelo Jiminez’s concern. 10:25 World News Australia Late 11:00 Thursday FC 12:00 The Nine Months That Made You 1:00 Science Under Attack / 2:05 Weatherwatch Overnight
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6:00 Today 9:00 Danoz Direct 10:00 Brand Developers 11:00 National Morning News 12:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 1:00 Movie: “Love Affair” (PG) 3:00 National News Now 4:15 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 National News 7:00 A Current Affair 7:30 Twenty/20 - Australia Vs England 10:30 TBA 12:30 Movie: “I Love You Too” (M s,l) - A commitment-phobe and a new-ager pair up to win over the women of their respective dreams in this bro-mance about the meaning of relationships, the importance of friendship, and having the courage to pursue the one you love. 2:30 The Avengers: From Venus With Love 3:30 Extra 4:00 Brand Developers 4:30 Good Morning America
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5:00 World News 1:00 Food Lovers’ Guide To Australia 1:30 Inspector Rex 2:30 NITV News Week In Review 3:00 France 24 International News 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Subaru Cycling Australia Track National Chapionships Highlights 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Gok Wan: Made In China 8:35 David Starkey’s Music And Monarchy 9:40 As It Happened: Doomsday: Purgatory 10:35 World News Australia Late 11:05 Movie: “A Frozen Flower” (MAV s,v) - In Korean. A lush historical drama set in Korea’s Koryo dynasty, and centred on the relationship between a homosexual king and his bodyguard. When the king is unable to father a male heir to the throne with his wife, he tasks his long-time gay lover with the job. A love triangle ensues that threatens a bloody resolution. 1:30 Inspector Montalbano: The Potter’s Field 3:35 Weatherwatch Overnight
6:00 Rage 11:30 7.30 QLD 12:00 Movie: “On A Clear Day You Can See Forever” (G) 2:05 The Ocean’s Supermum 3:00 Basketball: WNBL: Round 17 - Melbourne Vs Canberra 5:05 Nature’s Miracle Babies: Spix, Sifka, Numbat, Wallaby 6:00 Devil Island: Mission Maria Island 6:30 Hello Birdy: Parrots 7:00 ABC News 7:30 Doc Martin 9:05 Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Elephants Can Remember - Whilst Poirot is pre-occupied with investigating the strange and gruesome murder of an elderly psychiatrist, his old friend, the crime writer Ariadne Olive, has a case of her own to solve. 9:50 Silent Witness: First Casualty (Part 1) - As Nikki investigates the drowning of a young mother, Harry is called to an apparent suicide at a nearby army base; it soon starts to look like the cases may be linked. 10:50 TBA 11:30 Rage Guest Programmer
6:00 Children’s Programs 7:00 Weekend Today - Saturday 10:00 Danoz Direct 11:00 Who Do You Think You Are? 12:00 Discover Downunder Summer Series 12:30 The Middle 1:00 Nine Presents 1:15 Movie: “Dave” (PG l,s) 3:30 The Last Sanctuary 4:00 Explore Europe Part 1 5:00 Your 4X4 5:30 Musomagic Outback Tracks 6:00 National News Saturday 7:00 TBA 11:30 Movie: “Dangerous Liaisons” (M s,a) - Rich and bored aristocrats in Rococo, France decide to have a little fun and play the high stakes games of seduction and betrayal with unknowing members of French royalty. 1:50 Movie: “The Gumball Rally” (M v,s) - A rich young man, two housewives, two Englishmen, one Italian Lothario, a bug-eyed motorcyclist, a couple of Texans, a “girly-magazine” model and other assorted types participate in a hilarious non-stop car race from New York to Long Beach, California, with nothing to win but a gumball machine. 4:05 Brand Developers 5:00 Skippy - The Bush Kangaroo 5:30 Wesley Impact Summer Series
6:00 Saturday Disney 7:00 Weekend Sunrise 10:00 The Morning Show - Weekend 12:00 Dr Oz 1:00 Formal Wars 2:00 Slideshow 3:00 Movie: “Now You See It...” (G) - Aspiring producer, Allyson Miller signs up to produce a new reality show that is searching for the world’s greatest kid magician. Desperate to find her star, Allyson stumbles upon Danny Sinclair, who proves to be her best shot at getting on the show. 5:00 New Zealand On A Plate 5:30 Queensland Weekender 6:00 Seven News 7:00 TBA 11:45 Hung: Take The Care - After Rays client is stolen by Jason, Tanya decides to handle the competition herself. Lenore learns a shocking secret about Jason and Jessica tries her hand at independence. 1:30 Special: The Charm Of Britain Part 1 - Travel the length of Britain and observe the growing independence of its many regions. See a Beatles revival and experience the culture. 2:30 Special: The Charm Of Britain Part 2 3:30 It’s Written Oceania 4:00 Home Shopping / 5:00 Dr Oz
5:00 World News 1:00 Piaf’s Secret Story 2:20 Jane Austen: The Unseen Portrait? 3:30 The Fairytale Castles Of King Ludwig II 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Subaru Cycling Australia Track National Chapionships Highlights 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 The Red-Crowned Crane 8:30 Living With The Amish 9:30 Movie: “The Guard” (MAV v,l) - An unorthodox Irish policeman with a confrontational personality is teamed up with an uptight FBI agent to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring. 11:15 Movie: “Nikita” (MAV v,l) - In French, English Subtitles. Nikita, a punk-junkie sociopath is sentenced to life imprisonment for viciously and cold bloodedly killing a Parisian cop. At the eleventh hour she’s given a second chance in the form of a choice, face the life sentence or become an assassin for the French Secret Service. 1:20 Movie: “Hell” (M a,n,s) 3:10 Weatherwatch Overnight
6:00 Rage 7:30 Asia Pacific Focus 8:00 Weekend Breakfast 9:00 Insiders 10:00 Offsiders 10:30 Doc Martin 11:30 Songs Of Praise: Enduring Hymns 12:00 Landline 1:00 Herb & Dorothy 2:30 Love & Fury 3:00 Football: W-League: Round 11 - Western Sydney Wanderers Vs Sydnety FC 5:00 Midsomer Murders: Destroying Angel 6:30 Australia’s Remote Islands: Macquarie Island 7:00 ABC News 7:30 The Real Mary Poppins 8:30 The Broken Shore 10:20 Sunday Arts Up Late 11:30 Movie: “The Swimmer” (PG) - In an affluent Connecticut suburb, Ned Merrill decides to ‘swim’ home via the pools of his wealthy friends. Along the way he encounters several women from his past. 1:05 Movie: “The Man With The Golden Arm” (M d) 3:05 Movie: “Son Of The Sheik” (PG) 4:05 The New Inventors 4:35 Catalyst 5:05 Gardening Australia / 5:30 Collectors
6:00 Children’s Programs 7:00 Weekend Today 10:00 Animal Emergency 10:30 Sarah Shark 11:00 The Wildlife Man Featuring David Ireland 12:00 2014 Santos Tour Down Under - Highlights 1:00 Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Ironman Series 3:00 TBA 5:00 Reel Action 5:30 South Aussie With Cosi 6:00 National News Sunday 6:30 Twenty/20 - Australia Vs England 9:30 TBA 12:30 What Would You Do?: Using hidden cameras, host John Quiñones observes and comments on how ordinary people behave when they are confronted with a dilemma that requires them to either take action or walk by and mind their own business. 1:30 Spyforce: The Troupers - A group of NAAFI entertainers are captured by the Japanese, and Spyforce realise that the entertainers know the location of Allied camps in the Islands. 2:30 Brand Developers 4:00 Good Morning America - Sunday 5:00 National Early Morning News 5:30 Today
6:00 Children’s Programs 7:00 Weekend Sunrise 10:00 The Morning Show Weekend 11:00 TBA 4:30 Better Homes And Gardens 5:30 The Great South East 6:00 Seven News 6:30 TBA 12:45 Parks And Recreation: Dave Returns - While trying to get an endorsement from the Chief of Police, Leslie and Ben awkwardly run into Leslie’s old flame, Dave. And Andy and the of the office work on a theme song for Leslie’s campaign. 1:15 Up All Night: Day After Valentines Day - When Ava and Kevin have an epic blow-out, Reagan and Chris find themselves wistful for relationship drama and unintentionally end up creating some of their own. 2:00 Home Shopping 3:00 NBC Today 4:00 NBC Meet The Press 5:00 Sunrise Extra 5:30 Seven Early News
5:00 World News 1:00 Al Jazeera News 1:30 Cycling Central 2:00 Speedweek 4:00 Football Asia 4:30 FIFA Futbol Mundial 5:00 Living Black Conversations 5:30 Subaru Cycling Australia Track National Chapionships Highlights 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 China’s Great Wall 8:30 Spies Of Warsaw 10:15 Better Man - This compelling true story, filmed on location in Australia and Vietnam, looks at the remarkable life and death of Van Nguyen, a Vietnamese-Australian man who was convicted of drug trafficking in Singapore and executed for his crime in 2005. 12:10 Movie: “Son Of A Lion” (PG) - In Pashto, English Subtitles. Australian director Benjamin Gilmour conducts an intimate insight into the life of a young Pakistani boy restrained by the values of his belligerent and fundamentalist Muslim father. Niaz, a sensitive boy who loves music, longs to attend school in Peshawar like his cousin. However, his father forces Niaz to stay home. 1:55 Weatherwatch Overnight
6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:30 ABC News Mornings 10:00 Children’s Programs 11:00 Big Ideas 12:00 Midday Report 12:30 Talking Heads 1:00 Landline 2:00 Gardening Australia 2:30 As Time Goes By 3:00 East Of Everything 4:00 New Tricks 5:00 Eggheads 5:30 ABC News: Early Edition 6:00 Grand Designs 6:55 Audrey’s Kitchen 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:00 Australian Story 8:30 Four Corners 9:15 Media Watch 9:35 Q&A 10:35 ABC News: Late Edition 10:45 Dalziel And Pascoe: A Game Of Soldiers 12:15 Movie: “The Birds” (M h,v) 2:15 Movie: “Jamaica Inn” (PG) 3:50 Movie: “In Name Only” (PG) - Grant is an unhappily married man, desperately in love with a sweet widow, however his manipulative, social-climbing wife refuses to give him a divorce. 5:30 Eggheads
6:00 Today 9:00 Danoz Direct 9:30 Brand Developers 11:00 National Morning News 12:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 1:00 Movie: “Summer Catch” (PG l,s) 3:00 National News Now 4:15 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 National News 7:00 A Current Affair 7:30 TBA 11:30 Partners: Straight Man’s Best Friend - Joe tries to hide his new straight friend Russ from Louis. 12:00 Oh Sit! A high-stakes, musical chairs competition, in which 12 thrill-seekers race head-to-head through five physically demanding obstacle course-style eliminations as they each compete to claim a chair - all to the sounds of a live band. At the end of the hour, only one contestant will be left sitting triumphant to seize the cash prize and the title of OH SIT! champion. 1:00 Extra 1:30 Skippy - The Bush Kangaroo 2:00 Brand Developers 3:30 Good Morning America 5:00 National Early Morning News 5:30 Today
6:00 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 TBA 2:00 The Daily Edition - Catch up on all of the hottest issues from today’s news and entertainment with lively discussions, interviews and crosses to newsmakers around the country. Presented by Sally Obermeder, Kris Smith, Monique Wright and Tom Williams. 3:00 The Chase - The Chase isn’t just a quiz, it’s a race, where the players must ensure they stay one step ahead of the Chasers, some of the finest quiz brains in the country. 4:00 Seven News At 4 5:00 TBA 6:00 Seven News 7:00 TBA 1:00 Home Shopping 3:30 Sons And Daughters - Barbara becomes convinced that Wayne is trying to kill her. Luke plots to destroy Patricia. 4:00 NBC Today 5:00 Sunrise Extra - Bringing you the best moments of your mornings with the Sunrise team. 5:30 Seven Early News
5:00 World News 1:00 Titanic: The Mission - Hull 1:55 The Last Explorers 2:55 Life Is Beautiful 3:00 France 24 International News 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 FIFA Futbol Mundial 5:00 One Man And His Campervan 5:30 Global Village 6:00 The Lakes With Rory McGrath 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Strip The City 8:30 Smartest Machine On Earth 9:30 Housos 10:00 Swift And Shift Couriers 10:30 World News Australia Late 11:00 The World Game 11:30 Clown: Godfather Of Drugs - With the girls on a weekend trip to Sweden, Frank and Casper uses the opportunity to party. While out drinking with friends, they decide to try “The Godfather of Drugs” - heroin. 12:00 Shorts On Screen 12:35 Monster Bug Wars 2:25 Weatherwatch Overnight
6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:30 ABC News Mornings 10:00 Children’s Programs 11:00 Four Corners 11:45 Media Watch 12:00 Midday Report 12:30 Talking Heads 1:00 Q&A 2:00 Compass 2:30 As Time Goes By 3:00 East Of Everything 4:00 New Tricks 5:00 Eggheads 5:30 ABC News: Early Edition 6:00 Grand Designs 6:50 Dream Build 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:00 Family Confidential 8:30 New Tricks: Good Morning Lemmings 9:30 By Any Means 10:30 ABC News: Late Edition 10:45 Wallis Simpson: The Secret Letters 11:35 Four Corners 12:20 Media Watch 12:40 Movie: “The Seven-Per-Cent Solution” (M v) 2:30 By Any Means 3:30 Basketball: WNBL: Round 17: Melbourne Vs Canberra 5:30 Eggheads
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6:00 Sunrise 10:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 Movie: “Coraline” (PG v,h) 2:00 The Daily Edition 3:00 The Chase 4:00 Seven News At 4 5:00 TBA 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Today Tonight 7:00 TBA 12:00 Its Always Sunny In Philadelphia: Charlie Rules The World - After slipping into an unhealthy obsession with computer games, The Gang wrestles to define the difference between the real and the virtual worlds. 12:30 Up All Night: Travel Day - It’s Reagan and Chris versus the the airport when they travel with baby Amy for the first time. Meanwhile, Ava agree to be the minister for the wedding of her former band mate. 1:00 Home Shopping 4:00 NBC Today 5:00 Sunrise Extra 5:30 Seven Early News
5:00 World News 1:00 Minimal Stories 2:35 High Hopes 2:50 Fado Of A Grown Man 3:00 France 24 International News 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Global Village 6:00 The Lakes With Rory McGrath 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Who Do You Think You Are? 8:30 Bradford: City Of Dreams 9:30 Extreme ER 10:25 World News Australia Late 11:00 The Bridge: In Danish And Swedish. In their hunt for the serial killer, Saga and Martin are confronted with another problem - the cutbacks within mental health care, which according to the murderer has been reduced to little more than ‘a pat on the back’. After more killings in Malmö and Copenhagen, Saga and Martin finally manage to uncover a lead: a teenage girl who has run away from home and in all likelihood has seen the killer. 12:10 Draquila: Berlusconi’s Empire 1:55 Ko Ho Nas 3:00 Weatherwatch Overnight
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CROSSWORD No. 183
SUDOKU No. 183
AQUARIUS (January 21st - February 19th) This will be a good time to seek change in your life. There are several areas you may want to alter, but be sure to start small and go from there. Romance. You will be a little surprised by a remark made by your partner. They may find it difficult to express their feelings at times. Be patient!
PISCES (February 20th - March 20th) An adventure you had planned for quite some time may not go as you had hoped. See this as a lesson learned and make changes for next time. Romance. This will be a splendid time for relaxing with your partner. You will both enjoy each other’s company. Stave off of making plans.
ARIES (March 21st - April 20th)
A family member may say something that unsettles you. Don’t take this remark too seriously. Their sarcasm may not immediately be picked up. Romance. Your dreamy mood will be ideal for a quiet night out with someone special. Be sure to do your best to maintain this temperament.
TAURUS (April 21st - May 21st) A disagreement with colleagues at work will soon be resolved. Don’t take this misunderstanding farther than it needs to go. You don’t want to be singled out at work! Romance. A recent argument may have dented your confidence. Settle your differences tonight over a romantic dinner.
GEMINI (May 22nd - June 21st) A childhood friend has searched for and found you. Your reunion will be blissful and filled with many forgotten stories. Romance. You will soon be able to make sense of recent events. They may be less irrational than they first seemed. Where to go from here is up to your discretion.
CANCER (June 22nd - July 23rd) A conversation with a close friend will reveal some things you never knew about this person. You may be in for a shock! Try to maintain your composure. Romance. An unexpected letter will have to be answered. This person may have some more news for you. Read carefully!
FINDWORD No. 183 A LAUGH WITH LOTSA
LEO (July 24th - August 23rd) Don’t turn down an offer to go out with friends. You need to “let your hair down” a little and give yourself the chance to unwind. Be carefree! Romance. Don’t accept the first explanation that you are given. You will not understand what has been going on unless you delve a little further.
VIRGO (August 24th - September 23rd) You may need to look beneath the surface in order to work out what has been going on. The whole truth has yet to be told. Demand it! Romance. You’ll be in the mood for some serious letter-writing. It may seem silly, but write a letter to your mate to tell them things you can’t say aloud.
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LIBRA (September 24th - October 23rd) A family member may contact you asking for help. You should do your best to co-operate. You will be rewarded when the time comes. Romance. Try to avoid getting into any arguments. You will be better off keeping a low profile for the next few days. Your mate will do the same.
SCORPIO (October 24th - November 22nd) You will be surprised how easily you can motivate other people. Don’t be so concerned that you forget about your own needs, however. Romance. You may know much less about something than your partner does. That’s OK. Use this difference to learn from one another and grow.
SAGITTARIUS (November 23rd - December 21st)
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I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget the way you made them feel.
SOLUTIONS No. 183
A chance remark will help to you to make sense of recent events more than any amount of explanation. This is not a coincidence! Romance. A married person may start taking an interest in you. At times, their attentions may be embarrassing. Make your position known to them immediately!
CAPRICORN (December 22nd - January 20th) You will be surprised when someone that you were introduced to wants to get in touch. Their work offer surpasses that from another company. Romance. You may need to refuse a romantic proposal from a good pal. The person concerned is serious, but you might prefer to remain friends.
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Not much really to report this week as the weather has been up and down like a fiddlers elbow but there are a few fish around. Outside the boys have found the fishing tough with a lot of the guys having to move around to find the fish. I had a fish on Saturday with Jessie Brown and we did a lot of moving around and put together a bag of cod up to 6kilo’s, spangled emperor, stripies and small tuskies. The early weather was perfect till after lunch with lots of bait fish showing we tried trolling for a Spaniard, but we didn’t raise anything. We were troubled by small to mid-sized sharks all day with the better fish we hooked getting eaten. I caught the biggest salmon catfish I have ever seen and it would have to been at least 10 kg’s and it pulled like a demon. Up on Bagley’s reef the usual bottom dwellers are being caught with fingermark and small tuskies the most common captures. In the rivers the best news I have is that there have been some good hauls of good
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sized prawns on the move flushed out by the fresh. With the prawns the grunter won’t be far away. The Mission River Bridge there are black jews patrolling around the pylons but there are lots of catfish between the better bites. There has been some fingermark and at night some large blue salmon taking lures. Threradfin salmon are also patrolling the edges of the rivers and creeks and would be worth chasing. In the Embley and Hey rivers it’s the same as the Mission with salmon blue and threadfin on the prowl, small queenies around Evans Landing wharf and over on the flats the golden trevally are chasing bait fish. The barra season opens this weekend so these rainy days is the time to check all the lures for rusty hooks and check your leaders to make sure everything is in good order for the up coming opening of the barra season. I haven’t been overrun with reports so until next week smooth seas, calm breezes and tight lines. Cheers China!
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sport - Goldfield Ashes
Best Ashes for Weipa Crocs Story and photos by Alf Wilson
WEIPA Crocs enjoyed their most successful Goldfield Ashes Cricket carnival ever , finishing 9th among 138 teams, following the competition over the Australia Day long weekend at Charters Towers. The Ashes started in 1948 with just six teams and this year had a world record 239 sides competing in five grades. This year the Crocs played in B-2 division after having been in the higher B-1 grade for previous campaigns. B-2 had by far the most sides with 138. Weipa Crocs finished ninth scoring 632 runs, snaring 30 wickets and finishing on 21.32 points. The winning B-2 side was Treasury Club from Townsville on 22.91 points. After the second day’s play the Crocs were sitting ninth having scored 422 runs and snaring 20 wickets for 14.22 points. Crocs captain Gavin
Rumble told the Bully on Monday night (27th) that it was his side’s most successful Ashes ever. “ We i p a h a s b e e n competing there since 1994 and I can’t recall us ever winning every match. We are all a bit sore and tired but it has been a great three days,” Mr Rumble said. First up last Saturday the Crocs made 291 against Biggalo’s XI at the Charters Towers airport and bowled out the opposition for 194. Jamie McIntosh and Gavin Rumble got amongst the runs in the 35 overs a side clash. Day two games were Twenty20 encounters and the Crocs met Towers side Black Bream at Mossman Park field 17. Initially Crocs players thought they had won on forfeit when the Black Bream team didn’t turn up at the scheduled starting time of 11am. However they arrived a bit later and Crocs batted first after skipper Rumble won the toss. The field was green
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after overnight rain and scoring was difficult so the best strategy was to hit boundaries. Black Bream had previously won that grade so the Crocs score of 131 was impressive. Clint Butler (13), Ross Craven (17), Brendon Vener (35), Calvin Norris (24) and Dan Condon (18) impressed. The Bully was there when the Black Bream run chase took place and there were some quality fielding and bowling performances. Gavin Rumble took two catches off successive balls fielding at mid off and at one stage numerous players had to search in a gully for a lost ball after a Black Bream batsman belted a towering Tom Mix (six). After about five minutes they found it. One of the Crocs fieldsmen took an outstanding one handed catch deep in the outer but his momentum carried him backwards over the boundary and a six was signaled. Stand in wicketkeeper Bluey Webster looked like he had stumped a Black Bream batsman but on appealing to the square leg umpire was dismayed that there wasn’t one. So the batsman remained not out. The Crocs fieldsmen were assisted greatly by regularly receiving hydration from the esky on the back of the drinks cart which was a Four Wheeler. Black Bream needed 30 from the last four overs but fell short ending with 116. In their last match as they chased Ashes glory the Crocs faced
Smackaround XI at field Airport Reserve number 40. A good contest was assured as Smackaround had also been unbeaten in two matches and were sitting 22nd on the table. Once again the Crocs triumphed scoring 210 to 121 by the opposition with Jeff Ball scoring 49 and Dan Condon 46. McIntosh and Butler both claimed two wickets. In previous years the Crocs had competed in the full day B-1 grade with games of 50 overs a side duration. Players appreciated the drop in class and the longer rest time between matches.
JT STARS CHAMPION North Queensland rugby league player Johnathan Thurston shone for the Queensland Bulls Masters in their exhibition match against an Invitational XI held during the Goldfield Ashes. It was held on 26th January at the headquarters of the Charters Towers Cricket Association under the exciting Twenty20 format and an estimated 3000 people attended. Thurston was second top scorer with 21 in the Masters total of 9/128 with only former Test cricket and one day international batsmen Andrew Symonds bettering him with 40. Bradley Stout snared 2-24 with his deceptive medium pacers for the Invitational team. In reply the Invitational XI was 0/8 when rain washed out the remainder of the innings.
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Weipa Crocs won all of the three matches the team played.
Weipa Crocs supporters (from left) Brydie Fletcher, Hayley Condon and Bridget Ginnslarkin.
Bluey’s ambidextrous sixes amaze Story and photo by Alf Wilson
INSPIRATIONAL Weipa Crocs all-rounder Bluey Webster (right) has achieved a feat which may have has never been done before in the long history of the Goldfield Ashes Cricket carnival at Charters Towers. On day one of the Ashes held from 25th to 27th January, Webster smashed two sixes from the last two balls of the Crocs innings coming in at number 11. That is unusual enough on its own but to make his effort stand out Webster batted right handed for one six and left handed for the second. The Ashes commenced way in 1948 with six teams and this year had an amazing 229 in five grades. This writer played at the Ashes from 1969 til 1998 and has covered the carnival as a writer since 1983. I have never heard of such a feat being performed off the last two balls – one whilst batting right handed and the other left handed. Long time veterans I asked also had never heard of it. Webster was the pride of the Crocs team when the Bully spoke to him the following day especially after he had picked up two wickets in the first up victory over Biggalo’s XI in the 25 over a side match in B-2 grade. “I wanted to be different and scored 12 from two sixes on the last two balls and one right handed and the other left handed. I have been coming here for 10 years and I never make many runs so it feels pretty good,” he said. Bluey even showed how he batted with both hands. Never one to praise his own performances, Webster pointed out he didn’t show the same form with the willow when promoted to number three the following day in a shortened Twenty/20 overs clash with Black Bream XI. “I batted first drop at number three
and made a duck and lasted just two balls,” Webster said. After that win the Crocs were sitting ninth of 138 teams in B-2 and despite failing to trouble the scorer with his batting Webster made a major contribution. The Jack of all trades was brilliant in the field and saved many runs in the narrow victory. Bluey also spent some time as the Crocs wicketkeeper and saved many byes even though he put his body on the line and was hit by the ball after a wayward return. “Bring out a helmet,” Bluey yelled out to the Crocs bench. None was forthcoming simple because there wasn’t one there. Off the field Bluey is one of the most popular and social of the Crocs players. After day one he even competed in a foot race with a teammate and whilst he may not be any Usain Bolt he did win easily.
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Furthermore I would like to also thank Kylie Keough, Sandy Tarlington & Sandy Aldcroft for their very loyal & experienced involvement in sorting out all the paperwork. This allows Instructor Jacob & myself to Instruct the class & not have to worry whatsoever about administration. Well done ladies. Instructor Jacob Gigliotti & I, as Assistant Instructor, welcome new members to drop in say G’day & try out the art of self defence. Once again a big thanks to Instructor Jacob for your outside of normal training hours to get me ready for my Black Belt Grading held also on the 6th Dec 2013.
Rhee taekwondo has taken the town of Weipa by storm with the centre growing to be the biggest North of Mackay. Led by Branch Instructor Jacob Gigliotti the members are harnessing his knowledge of martial arts, combined with fun & fitness. What a humdinger of a first year for Rhee Taekwondo Weipa. All members including the parents & administration would like to congratulate Branch instructor Jacob Gigliotti on achieving his Promotion to 2nd Dan awarded by Master Chong Chul Rhee, father & founder
of Rhee Taekwondo in Australia on the 6th of Dec. 2013. Instructor Jacob has over 10 years experience in martial arts & brings a wealth of knowledge & enthusiasm to all members. Well done Jacob. I hope your stay in Weipa is a long one. With recently purchased practice pads & storage boxes donated by the former Weipa Martial Arts Club (Karate) members can enjoy more time practising rather than waiting in lines. The boxes will also allow us to store equipment at the training centre. Thanks to Former Weipa Martial Arts for ensuring left over funds have been spent wisely.
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Steven Wust barely raised a sweat to finish first.
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Showing great Australian spirit, Katelyn McCahon (13) came in third in the Women’s category despite being obstucted by the idiot Western Cape Bulletin photographer at the start of the race, which caused her to fall over onto the muddy bitumen. Katelyn was joined by her brother Tom (10) and father Scott.
5km fun run starting and ﬁnishing at the Carepentaria Golf Club on Sunday. Steven Wust came in ﬁrst on the day with a time of around 27 minutes, followed shortly thereafter by Alex Dunn in second and Scott Barton and Troy McNamara in
joint third. Emma Dare was fourth to cross the line, winning the Women’s category of the event, followed shortly thereafter by Toby Gordon (9), who did very well to win the Junior category.