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Golfers dig deep for Legacy

TWENTY TWO golfers in 11 teams attended the inaugural Carpentaria Golf Club’s Remembrance Golf Day last Saturday. Golf carts were auctioned before the tee-off and the bidding was fast and furious, with some golfers even winning bids for carts they did not intend to use, happily donating to the Legacy cause. Following the ninehole, two-ball ambrose goose club raffles were held at the clubhouse and a total of $1690 was raised for Legacy throughout the day’s activities. Event organisers Sharon Gardiner (Carpentaria Golf Club manager), Wendy Grainger (club captain) and Justin Hyytinen (president) said the day was a great success. “We would like to thank all the people, and local businesses in Weipa, who donated prizes to the goose club raffle, and all the people who bought carts at the auction,” Sharon said.

GOLFING FOR A CAUSE: Weipa RSL Sub-Branch member Ian Pressley, Carpentaria Golf Club manager Sharon Gardiner, Carpentaria Golf Club president Justin Hyytinen and Weipa RSL Sub-Branch members Shirley Russell and John Evans.

 Weipa pauses to remember – Remembrance Day photos: P 13

 Pebbles Playgroup goes from strength to strength: P 5



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Just a little more help needed to get Les mobile W E I PA m a n L e s Borthwick is well on his way to receiving a new set of wheels – albeit on a mobility scooter - thanks to the generosity of Far northern locals. Federal MP Warren Entsch launched an appeal for Mr Borthwick last month after hearing about his traumatic series of surgeries that resulted from what should have been a routine knee replacement. After battling a super bug and major complications from the seven operations he has gone through, Mr Borthwick now has a metrelong steel rod in his leg and is restricted to a wheelchair. “He has been in and out of hospitals in Cairns and Gordonvale for almost 24 months now, and would return to Weipa in a heartbeat – but for his leg, which he can’t bend or put any weight on,” Mr Entsch explained. As of November 6, the

Les Borthwick Scooter Appeal had received donations totalling 40 per cent of the cost of the new mobility scooter, which is being provided by the Scooter Shed in Cairns. “This is a fantastic response and I thank Far Northerners for digging deep for Les,” Mr Entsch said. “But the journey is not over yet – Les has now had to leave hospital and is living in a unit in Edmonton temporarily while he continues to receive physiotherapy. “He still wants to get back to Weipa as soon as possible and this is where he will really need the scooter, as otherwise he will be virtually housebound. “I strongly encourage anyone who can make a donation to do so – the scooter is ready and waiting at the Scooter Shed and it would be fantastic if we can give it to Les by Christmas.”

Warren Entsch, and Graham Johnson with Les Borthwick in Cairns. People can contribute to Les’ scooter in the following ways: • By Post: send cheque to The Les Borthwick scooter Appeal, C/- The Office of Warren Entsch MP Benevolence Account, PO Box 14, Bungalow QLD 4970. • By Direct Debit: BAnK – Cairns Penny savings & Loans ACCOUnT nAME - Office of Warren Entsch MP Benevolence Account, BsB – 904 966 ACCOUnT – 100 012 234 REFEREnCE – The Les Borthwick scooter Appeal

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Talking of bed, you will be pleased to know those politicians are now back to business as normal. The head of the CIA, a multi-starred general, has just resigned. He has been charged in the court of public opinion with being unable to keep his trousers on. He cuts a strange figure for a Casanova; slim, frail, a little bent under the weight of all

the stars and medals adorning his uniform. He certainly does not have a scandalous twinkle in his eye. There must be something more to him, because his biographer has fallen for his charms. Now, I think of biographers as grandmotherly figures, but this one is the ultimate Action Girl. Attractive, dynamic, and given to doing push-ups on television to demonstrate her fine physique. She once modelled for a company that sells machine guns, of all things. So there we are - love is blind. I expect the General will now be glad of the chance to relax and take an afternoon snooze. And just to confirm that the USA is actually located on another planet, here is a tweet from a disgruntled anti-Obama

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Entire community must be consulted on World Heritage listing DAVID Kempton, the Member for Cook, has called upon the federal Environment Minister, Tony Burke, to stop playing politics with the people of Cape York. A meeting of more than 150 people at Musgrave on Saturday, November 3, including federal, state and local representatives, Indigenous leaders, elders and other Cape residents were unanimous in their resolve to stop Mr Burke’s bid for an urgent nomination for World Heritage listing of Cape York. “There is no case for urgent World Heritage listing as there is no landscape or system under immediate threat. Indigenous elders have claimed the Cape is in pristine condition because they have looked after it for 40,000 years and don’t need Tony Burke’s help now,” Mr Kempton said. “Mr Burke is in the business of doing preference deals with the Greens when he should be looking at the long-term economic and environmental sustainability of Cape York.” Mr Kempton said Mr Burke should abandon his process of paying nonrepresentative groups to undertake selective consultation to support his ill-conceived World Heritage nomination. “For generations successive Labor governments have used Cape York for failed policies at the behest of green groups

to pick up votes,” he said. “An independent report earlier this year revealed the Labor Government’s environmental management record for Cape York, even by its own admission, was a critical failure. “While Traditional Owner consent is a prerequisite for nomination, it is time all governments listened to the elected leaders of Cape York and talked to all of the community, and not only select groups put forward by consultants. “It stands to reason that if an organisation such as Balkanu is paid by the Federal Government to obtain Traditional Owner consent for a nomination for World Heritage listing then they will not spend much time talking to people who are not supportive of that outcome,” Mr Kempton said. “That Balkanu, with its history of support for economic development in Indigenous communities in Cape York, would be lured into this process by Mr Burke is disappointing. “Mr Burke is undertaking a shallow and cynical approach to a process that will not only lock-up huge tracts of land in Cape York under international control, but will surely foreclose on the economic potential of the entire region in respect of resources and opportunities not yet realised. “There is a new landscape on the Cape and Mr Burke had better take note that the



elected leaders are united in their resolve to be listened to on all matters affecting their people or he may well suffer the same fate as Wayne Goss nearly 20 years ago when he tried to lock-up Cape York to appease green ideology,” Mr Kempton said.

Burke must get Cape York World Heritage right THE Wilderness Society has called on Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke to ensure all Traditional Owners on Cape York Peninsula are provided with the opportunity to be part of a World Heritage nomination. Some Traditional Owners and Indigenous communities are concerned about being left out of a nomination, and the opportunities for conservation, jobs, economic development and resources for land management this will provide. “We know that the natural and cultural values on Cape York Peninsula are world class and widespread, capable of meeting the criteria for World Heritage listing”, said The Wilderness Society’s Northern Australia Campaigner Gavan McFadzean. “Minister Burke is right to push ahead for a nomination for February 2013, but he needs to Thursday Island

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get Cape York World Heritage right. “Two separate processes have been underway to seek Traditional Owner consent for World Heritage – one led by Balkanu Aboriginal Corporation and a separate process of ‘Country Based Planning’ previously supported by both the Federal and the Queensland Governments.


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“We are deeply concerned that Minister Burke has not been meeting or talking to all of the Indigenous communities who are interested in considering support for World Heritage,” Mr McFadzean said. “All Traditional Owners who consent to World Heritage by next February through either process should be included in an initial nomination. “For Traditional Owners who need more time, Minister Burke should reassure them now that they will not be forgotten, and that if they consent to World Heritage he is committed to a second stage nomination. “We are also aware that there are some Traditional Owners who are interested in the option of World Heritage protection but have not had the opportunity to participate in either process to date. Minister Burke should provide additional funds to ensure these Traditional Own-

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Environment Minister Tony Burke has handed the pen to Traditional Owners to decide Cape York World Heritage listing boundaries. Photo: Giembra Busmer. By Stefan Armbruster

TRADITIONAL Owners will draw the boundaries for any World Heritage nomination in Cape York, Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke says. “If Traditional Owners came back to me with specific sites within Cape York that they would like to have nominated for World Heritage listing, I will not change their boundaries by a millimetre. “And if they come back and say ‘we want more time’ then they get more time. If they come back and say ‘we don’t want World Heritage’, then it won’t happen,” Mr Burke said. The Minister spent last week touring Cape York to discuss World Heritage listing with various groups and address the fears expressed by many about the February 13 UNESCO nomination of the area. He said there was much confusion among the people of Cape York about the World Heritage listing. “Word had got around that somehow I had a map already drawn up of what I thought

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World Heritage listing should be, and I was going around trying to sell it and wanted to rush something through for next year. “People were surprised when I actually didn’t have a map, I didn’t have a specific proposal and I was relaxed about whether or not things were ready for next year.” “But when that real moment of pride came into the conversation was when I said that ‘for the first time in the world, as Environment Minister I’m wanting to hand the pen to the Traditional Owners and I want them to draw the boundaries for any World Heritage nomination’.” Prior to Mr Burke’s visit Cape York mayors had expressed concern about statements from the Minister’s office that they wouldn’t be consulted about the World Heritage process, and that the cultural listing of the Wet Tropics could be seen as a ‘peace offering’. “The cultural listing of the Wet Tropics is something that has been on the table for some time,” Mr Burke stated. “I didn’t want that to be a decision that was signed-off

Environment Minister Tony Burke, pictured in Weipa last year.

in Canberra and then a media release just went off. I wanted it to be a decision that was made on country.” “If there was a message that I’ve received over the last week loud and clear it’s that the cultural values of Cape York are inseparable from the environmental values,” he said. Mr Burke said that in meetings with Cape York mayors and Traditional Owners he attempted to correct some of the misconceptions held regarding the World Heritage listing. “A lot of the meetings enabled me to correct some of the

misinformation that a couple of local politicians have put about and has managed to spread fairly quickly,” he said. “Some of the mayors themselves are Traditional Owners, but in terms of what the boundary will be, I made clear to them that the status they have because they are Traditional Owners, where as normally what by law would be entirely my fault, I want them to be able to hold the pen. It’s not their status as mayors that gives them that say on the boundary,” Mr Burke said. Mr Burke said he was relaxed about the upcoming deadline for nomination in February, 2013. “It is a big decision that as Environment Minister I’m very proud of. Whether or not a listing goes forward I am very proud that for the first time we have said to Traditional Owners this decision, on boundaries, is one that you own. “Whether it results in a World Heritage listing or not, I’m relaxed. That’s a decision for Traditional Owners,” Mr Burke concluded.


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Fun and games for all: Parents and children enjoying their time at Weipa’s Pebbles Playgroup. By Anna Oakley

WEIPA’S Pebbles Playgroup has seen a significant increase in new starters to the Playgroup this year, so much so that it is now Cape York’s largest playgroup, and again looking to expand and open an extra day. In the past 12 months Pebbles has increased its membership base by almost 20 per cent and has commenced opening from two to three days per week, with discussions currently taking place to determine whether a fourth day is feasible. Pebbles Playgroup coordinator Janeen Swanson said the centre was experiencing a large increase in numbers, making it now the busiest playgroup, catering for the needs of 0 – 5 year olds and their parents on the Cape. “This year marks one of the largest and most successful years we have had at Pebbles since the centre opened around 20 years ago,” Janeen said. “We have increased our membership by around 20 per cent since last year alone, and recently commenced opening the centre an extra day a week to cater for children with special needs in the area”. “Around 40 per cent of all children who are currently attending the centre have been living

in Weipa for 12 months or less, which demonstrates the importance of having a facility that can provide families with an avenue to meet others, whilst providing their children with enjoyable educational opportunities in a secure and relaxed environment” she said. Pebbles Playgroup provides a safe, fun educational experience for all children aged 0 – 5 years, as well as an avenue for new parent residents to Weipa and surrounds to meet other parents and form new relationships. Earlier this year, Pebbles formed a partnership with Weipa CapeAbility and Western Cape College to introduce an ‘All Abilities’ Playgroup which caters for families and their children who participate in the Early Childhood Development Program (ECDP). A multi-disciplinary team works together to provide a variety of play and structured learning experiences that focus on the language, social, emotional and physical development of each child. Both the ‘All Abilities’ playgroup and traditional playgroup groups have benefited from the hard work and dedication of parents who coordinate art and craft sessions, physical educational activities and social interactions which benefit both the children and their carers.

Pebbles Playgroup relies on volunteer parents to run the centre and contributions from families and the business community. Pebbles in turn supports the Weipa community by providing a venue and use of equipment from the centre to community and business groups, as well as supporting local events such as the Weipa Fishing Classic. This year the group contributed over 100 man-hours to community events, with Playgroup parents cooking over 2500 doughnuts at the Fishing Classic to raise funds for the centre. All children aged 0 – 5 years and their parents are welcome to drop in to the centre between 9am and 11am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The centre is located adjacent to the town library, with car parking available at the front door. Pebbles would also like to make a special thanks to Toll for their support of Pebbles during the Fishing Classic this year, and to the Weipa Town Authority, who have just provided funding to the group to purchase some much needed new furniture for the centre. If you would like more information on Pebbles Playgroup, or are interested in supporting the group, contact Janeen Swanson (0439 402 740).

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ACCC introduces fee free ATMS in remote Indigenous communities The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has authorised an initiative to reduce total ATM fees in very remote Indigenous communities, involving a number of banks and ATM deployers. “The ACCC has authorised a project coordinated by the Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) to provide fee free ATM withdrawals and balance inquiries at 76 selected existing ATMs to the customers of participating banks,” ACCC chairman Rod Sims said. “This will help to alleviate financial and social disadvantage for Indigenous people living in very remote communities by addressing the issue of high ATM usage and removing fees for certain transactions.” The authorisation

has been granted for five years, as sought by the ABA, and does not extend to deposits or other ATM transactions more broadly. The project is a response to the ATM Taskforce Report which found that people living in very remote Indigenous communities pay relatively high levels of total ATM fees, due to frequent ATM usage and a lack of access to alternatives. Queensland fee-free ATMs are located at: Ayton IGA, Doomadgee Retail Stores No. 1 and 2, Island & Cape - Hope Vale, Island & Cape - Badu Island, Lockhart River Retail Store, Mapoon Aboriginal Council Store, New Mapoon Store and Takeaway, Umagico Supermarket, and Wujal Wujal Store.

Red Hatters indulge for Breast Cancer Foundation A SMALL group of women, dressed in brunch coats, pyjamas and the obligatory pink or red hat, took part in a rejuvenating workshop with Body Shop consultant Rachael Gigliotti last Sunday. The Weipa Bowls Club provided the venue for the Red Hatters, along with a delicious smorgasbord. Funds were raised for the Breast Cancer Foundation through fines for those Hatters who forgot their PJs, hats or comforters (teddies), mini cent sales and raffle prizes. The next Red Hatter event will be held on Wednesday, December 5 from 7pm at the Albatross Bay Resort. Pictured are the Red Hatters indulging in Body Shop products at the Weipa Bowls Club last Sunday.

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Bridging the gap between primary and high school In 2013 the Western Cape College (WCC) is introducing junior secondary into the high school by giving the Year 8 and 9’s their own identity, and preparing for Year 7’s to join the high school in 2015. A range of support mechanisms will be added to better meet the needs of the students, as they navigate their way through a crucial stage in their education and face the challenges that adolescence provides them socially, emotionally and academically. These support mechanisms will include: • Training for teachers to specialise in this area of schooling, • Individual case management, • Extension, core and literacy and numeracy focused classes in english, maths, science, geography and history, • Specialist trained staff in specialised subjects (the arts, HPE, manual arts, home economics), • Virtual schooling opportunities

• The ‘QuickSmart’ program for students with low levels of literacy and numeracy achievement. Junior secondary at WCC will be focused on being the bridge between the primary school, where students are highly supported, to senior secondary where the students are expected to have a high level of autonomy as they enter the workforce or enter tertiary education. Data shows that many students struggle through these years of their schooling and are more at risk of becoming disengaged. WCC is putting in place a system that will give every student the chance to reach their potential. WCC wants parents and guardians to make an informed and appropriate decision about their child’s secondary education. We feel that we have a great product to offer and through this strategy, we will continue to showcase the best education in the State.



Sushi Tuesday at Weipa Bakery HANGING out for fresh sushi? The Weipa Bakery crew (including Lisa and Jen, pictured at right) are excited to announce the introduction of fresh sushi at the Weipa Bakery. Garry The Baker says the sushi is made fresh on the premises every Tuesday and is proving very popular. With a range of sushi flavours available, along with all the necessary condiments, and of course chopsticks, the tasty and nutritious snacks are sure to be a hit in Weipa. Catering is also available.

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Community focus for biodiversty projects THE regional natural resource management body for Cape York has welcomed this week’s announcement of the Federal Government’s Biodiversity Fund. Cape York Natural Resource Management’s acting CEO, Peta-Marie Standley said the fund will have a strong focus on North Australia and that the organisation is already working with a number of communities on some significant projects for Cape York. “Cape York Natural Resource Management strongly believes that people know what is important for their country and their land. Together with landholders, we have the knowledge to guide projects with environmental benefits, while also improving the economic livelihoods for the people of Cape York” Ms Standley said. The biodiversity fund is encouraging a strategic, coordinated approach to proposals. Ms Standley said that groups and individuals who need help with, or advice on their projects, should contact Cape York Natural Resource Management to discuss their applications. Expressions of interests for northern Australia projects are being called for that will help Indigenous communities, farmers, environmental groups and land managers to protect and manage

biodiversity values. The Biodiversity Fund will fund projects which best target the three themes: • Protecting and enhancing existing native vegetation • Managing invasive species in a connected landscape • Biodiverse plantings. “North Australia is a place of outstanding ecological and environmental value, and Cape York is the jewel in the crown” Ms Standley said. “The people of Cape York who care for the land are renowned for maintaining the delicate balance between environmental protection and sustainable development. People here respect the environment, understand its value and work hard to maintain the ecological balance, while living, working and farming here. “The Biodiversity Fund could provide opportunities to further some of the great work already being undertaken by Traditional Owners, Indigenous ranger groups, land managers and environmental groups” she said. For Cape York applications contact Peta-Marie Standley at Cape York Natural Resource Management (1300 132 262). Expressions of interest close on 4 December 2012. Further information about the fund can be accessed at cleanenergyfuture or call 1800 008 678.

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appearing in the Western Cape Bulletin are available for purchase • 10cm x 15cm $5 • A4 $10 Ph: 1300 4874 00 to place your order Public Notice East Weipa Tailings Dam Works Construction works is being conducted in the East Weipa tailings dam. This work is being conducted in Cell 3 as shown in the image below. There is no work being conducted in Cell 2, adjacent to the community. Work will be carried out through to December 2012.

S TA F F a t t h e We i p a Woolworths supermarket got into the festive spirit last week with impressive displays to celebrate the start of the Christmas season. Store manager Jenny Everist said all staff were involved in setting up the impressive displays. “Everything we used in the displays is available in either our store, or from other local retailers,” Jenny said. If you need some ideas to kick-start your Christmas pop into Woolies and check out the festive fare on display.

Kick start your Christmas with Woolies festive fare: Joanne Andreasen, Jenny Everist, Sue Clegg, Christine Dolby, Sabrina Madua, Aggi Gorzynska, Phavadee Siripiboon, Helena Asera, Helen Madge, Charlene Boxer, Joanne, Schrider, Thanawan Bophuet and Alston Sigai.

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it to be a hugely underrated component for the immune, hormonal and metabolic processes of the body. It is also important to note that you can eat all the spinach you can handle and take buckets of supplements daily, but if you don’t have the right balance of digestive enzymes in the stomach, and gut flora throughout the intestines, it is very difficult to absorb and utilize the nutrition from your diet. A probiotic or digestive aid can help to remedy the problem, depending on your requirements. Blackmores new ‘Alive’ range gives you the energy to tackle the day head on with a smile on your face and is also an easy way to cover your bases without having to take a handful of vitamin pills to support your daily needs. Due to its comprehensive composition of enzymes, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and 20 super-food extracts, it is


Heritage Shopping Centre, Weipa Page 8 Western Cape Bulletin November 14, 2012

Come in and visit Carly, our in-store Naturopath. ideal to complement an active or demanding lifestyle, and is available in Mens,Womens, and 50+ varieties. This month at CYGP receive double loyalty points for the purchase of any Blackmores Alive multivitamins. For further information on dietar y planning and supplementation, pop in ask to speak to Carly. We also have Tracey, the Diabetes Nurse Educator instore every second Monday for blood glucose testing and advice. We look forward to seeing you at the Pharmacy soon!


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We’ve helped Kaylene and Fiona pay for a great education. We’d like to help you too. Ely Education Bursary Scheme 2013 Rio Tinto Alcan Weipa is offering education assistance to eligible Aboriginal people for the 2013 academic year. Assistance is available for students enrolled or planning to enrol for 2013 at a: • Boarding School • Registered Training Organisation • TAFE College • University The Ely Education Assistance Scheme Bursary Programme is one of the company’s commitments made under the Ely Bauxite Mining Project Agreement (EBMPA).

Who can apply? Financial assistance is available to those Aboriginal people who have recognised affiliation to one of the Traditional Owner Groups* that is party to the EBMPA or recognised historical affiliation to the Mapoon, Napranum or New Mapoon Areas**.

What assistance is offered Education assistance funding may include contribution to the payment of tuition fees, Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS) fees or other equivalent educational assistance as approved by Rio Tinto Alcan Weipa.

How to apply Application forms and guidelines are available from the Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council offices in Injinoo and New Mapoon, Mapoon Aboriginal Shire Council, Napranum Aboriginal Shire Council, the Rio Tinto Alcan Weipa Administration Building at Lorim Point in Weipa and the Hibberd Library in Weipa. You can also visit the Rio Tinto Community Relations Building behind the Bowls Club in Weipa. Or call 07 4069 8808.

Applications close 14th of December 2012. Applicants will be advised of the results in January 2013. *The traditional owner groups are the Taepithiggi People, the Thanakwith People, the Yupungathi People, the Tjungundji People, the Warrangku People and the Dulhunty People (the Atambaya People and the Angkamuthi People). **Refer to Ely Education Assistance Scheme guidelines for eligibility criteria. These can be obtained by calling Rio Tinto Alcan on 07 4069 8808. *** All decisions made by Rio Tinto are final and without appeal.


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SINGLE ACCOMMODATION Double danger as wet season approaches • Minimum one month WITH the wet season quickly approaching it’s time to take precautions against two of Far North Queensland’s nastiest inhabitants, marine stingers and mosquitoes...

Jellyfish can deliver deadly sting THE waters off Cape York contain many creatures, including some dangerous jellyfish, known commonly as marine stingers. They are easily avoided provided correct precaution is taken; however if stung, they can cause mild to severe discomfort, and may potentially be lethal. Marine “stinger season” generally runs from November through to May/June. During this period, the dangerous jellyfish are of particular concern. Marine stingers include the most common Box Jellyfish (Chironex) and Irukandji, and The Western Cape Bulletin recieved a report from Weipa SES controller, Trevor Snodgrass, that Box Jellyfish have already been spotted in waters in and around Weipa. Box Jellyfish are pale blue and transparent and bell or

cubed shaped with four distinct sides, hence box jellyfish. Measuring up to 20 cm along each side of the cube or bell, the Box Jellyfish has up to as many as 15 tentacles on each corner which can be 3 metres in length with up to 5,000 nematocysts (stinging cells). The box jellyfish seem to move towards the shore in calm waters when the tide is rising and gather near the mouths of rivers, estrays and creeks following the rain. Severe stings may cause the victim to stop breathing or their heart to stop, potentially resulting in death. Irukandji are a group of jellyfish know to cause Irukandji Syndrome. Some can be found coastally, on reefs and islands, and at times can occur close to shore. Irukandji jellyfish are very small transparent jellyfish with

a “box-shaped” bell (4 corners) ranging from 1-2cm and up to 10cm in diameter (depending on the species). They only have 1 thin tentacle arising from each of the corners (4 tentacles). Initially the sting of the Irukandji is just felt as a minor skin sting. This is followed by severe generalized muscular

pain, anxious behavior, headaches, vomiting and sweating, from 5 and up to 40 minutes post initial contact. The sting from some species can cause very high blood pressure or affect the heart, potentially resulting in death. These symptoms are referred to as Irukandji Syndrome.

PREVENTION • Not that too many people would be swimming in the waters off Weipa, due to the presence of crocodiles, but the presence of stingers at this time of year makes this even more dangerous, and potentially deadly. • About 90 per cent of Box Jellyfish stings occur in less then one metre of water, and are typically around the lower legs, so wear protective clothing when launching a boat or throwing a cast net. • Always carry vinegar with you when fishing from either a boat or the shore in case of jellyfish stings.


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very small amounts of water, meaning that anything around your home that can hold water could contain dengue mosquitoes. Some places the dengue mozzies love to grow include: • buckets • tyres • kids’ toys and wading pools • gardening equipment (e.g. wheelbarrows, lawnmower catchers) • tarpaulins and plastic sheeting • yard rubbish (e.g. fallen palm fronds) • pot plant bases and self-watering pots • boats and box trailers • roof guttering and drain traps • garden accessories and bird baths • tin cans, drinking containers and plastic containers • rainwater tanks with damaged or missing screens. Store anything that can hold water undercover or in a dry place, including tyres, gardening equipment, toys, buckets, trailers or boats. It’s important during the wet season to check around your yard every week because it takes about seven to 10 days for dengue mosquitoes to develop in the water.

Rio Tinto Alcan Weipa’s Bird Watch event Rio Tinto Alcan Weipa and BirdLife International invite you and your family to participate in our annual Bird Watch event Come along for a guided tour, a free BBQ and help count Weipa’s bird species When: Where: Time:

Saturday, 24 November Lake Patricia & surrounding area Meeting at the Lakes BBQ area 6:00am, for the tour beginning at 6:30am

Please bring: A hat, sunglasses, water bottle, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, binoculars (if you have them), a pen and a sense of adventure

For more information please contact Tim Ryan on 4069 8991 or Ursula Dauth on 4069 8374.

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IF you have been coming to my fitness classes regularly you probably find that we are not doing crunches much, and if we do they are modified to a safer level for your back and neck. These exercises make you incredibly sore in the abdominals, but are not necessarily a very functional exercise which will help you in daily life. My favourite core exercise is the plank. Just as the word implies, you will have to be as still as a plank, from your toes to the shoulders and the neck, which is not only working your core, but also your key muscles. Planking is an easy exercise which you can do anywhere (not on a high-rise building though – its been done, and you get in trouble) for as long as you want, depending  your fitness levels, core strength and on what you would like to achieve. It may also help you out with back pain, posture or other weak core muscle-related problems.

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How to do the basic plank • Get in the push-up position, only put your forearms on the ground instead of your hands. Your elbows should line-up directly underneath your shoulders. Toes on the ground. • Squeeze your glutes and tighten your abdominals. • Keep a neutral neck and spine. •Create a straight, strong line from head to toes – a plank, if you will. • Hold that position Remember • Don’t let your hips sag down to the ground. Sagging hips makes the exercise initially easier, but it’s not a plank and it defeats the purpose of the exercise. • Look down at the ground. This is a good prompt for maintaining a neutral neck position. • When your form begins to suffer, pull the plug. You’re only benefiting from the plank by actually doing the plank.

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By Rev. Michael Connolly

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When the Lord was telling his followers about things that were going to happen in the near future and the far future, it was only a couple of days before the Passover Festival and Unleavened Bread. For those of you who are not aware what those Festivals are all about, read Exodus Ch 12 and there you will see how serious what the background to the Festivals are all about.

The two Festivals are mixed together. Even after all the good things that Jesus did, and the good teachings he gave, murder was still on the hearts of the Jewish spiritual leaders as shown in Mark Ch 14 v 1-2. It goes to show that hatred and jealousy can cloud anyone’s judgement. But the Lord was aware that a trap was being set for him, as he

already spoke of it so often to his disciples, and more importantly, he knew that Father God is always in charge of all circumstances. So he left his future in the Father’s hands, as he always did. God is all-knowing (omniscient) and nothing, nothing, nothing escapes his eyes. And he loves us and watches over us too. Rev Michael Connolly


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the predators’ activity patterns. “Dingoes and feral cats both eat nocturnal mammals that come out at dusk. Where dingoes were left alone, they were mainly active in the evening and at dawn when they hunt wallabies and kangaroos. But dingo activity was much lower in the evening where dingoes were baited. “Feral cats on the other hand, had higher activity levels in the evening in the baited areas, filling the time gap when dingo activity was low. This suggests they can take advantage of the reduced risk of dingo encounter, to hunt at an ideal time for finding and killing small mammals and nocturnal reptiles such as geckos.” Ms Brook said that if dingo activity declined in the evening, feral cats could hunt wildlife when

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This week’s eclipse may not be the end of the world, but the 10,000 strong festival goers on southern Cape York are partying like it’s the end of the world, just in case. Some are calling Eclipse 2012 Australia’s version of the famous ‘Burning Man’ Festival in the Nevada Desert - except there’s a total fire ban here, so no fire, but there is plenty of dust and desertlike heat during the day. Thousands of the world’s hippie

jet-set have made their way to Maitland Down’s Station on the Palmer River to celebrate the full solar eclipse in a mass party of the likes never seen on Cape York. Musical acts from around the world keep the party crowds dancing 24 hours a day, while the property’s dam is providing welcome respite for a swim during the day. The party ends this Saturday.

Back in the Day

By Brian Randall State Library of Queensland

Be safe this holiday season with our new ‘Safety at Home’ book

Our Safety at Home book was launched last week in the lead up to the school holidays, with Western Cape College students receiving their copy. Copies will also be available at our final quarterly community forum for the year where Rio Tinto Alcan Weipa Fire and Rescue officers will be on hand to provide First Aid advice and handy tips straight from the book. Parents who already have a copy of the book can also bring them down on this date. Our final quarterly community forum will be held on Saturday 17 November and will include free mine tours departing from the Western Cape Cultural Centre, Evans Landing at 9.30am. Because spaces are limited, please register your attendance by calling our freecall community hotline 1800 707 633 or email

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The town of Weipa began as a Presbyterian Mission outpost in 1898, where it was to remain until an outbreak of malaria caused the community to be relocated to nearby Jessica Point, now known as Napranum, situated around 12 kilometres south of present-day Weipa. As with similar relocations, as much as possible was saved and moved to the new settlement, leaving little apart from permanent structures behind. Weipa was to be the first Mission Station in the Spring Creek area, at the headwaters of the Embley River. Today, the area is known locally as Twenty Mile. Weipa’s early history has, to a significant extent, been overshadowed by the onset and development of mining, with bauxite being discovered here in 1955, however the area’s history is rich and diverse. The Weipa area’s European history

actually pre-dates the establishment of the Presbyterian mission by nearly 300 years with the Dutch explorer Willem Janszoon, sailing aboard the Duyfken, sighting the coast here in 1606. Janszoon, as well as the later English navigator Matthew Flinders, both noted the prominent red cliffs, later to be identified as a major source of bauxite. This photograph above shows the original Presbyterian mission church in 1933, only about a year after the community had been relocated to its alternate site, Napranum. The building was of pise or rammed earth construction and, as can be seen, was a large and imposing building, dominating the settlement. We are able to speculate that the lone figure standing in front of the building and posing for the camera, may be one of the early Presbyterian missionaries. Brian Randall State Library of Queensland

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Fridays - dry goods only accepted 7am – 12pm (for Friday’s departure) Following the Remembrance Day Memorial Service at Memorial Square the members of the RSL and Defence and ex-Defence members and families retired to the Weipa Bowls Club for a buffet lunch. From left to right (back row): LCPL Michael Shorten, Shane Hearps, Kelly and Mark, Neil Dickinson (President Weipa RSL Sub-Branch), SGT Marco Crescenzi, Don Brown, Bill Garnaut, John Evans, Kerry Scales, Ian Pressley; (middle row): Izzy and Karen, Lloyd Williams, Terri, Michael, Matise, Michael and Yvonne Rowland; (front row): Ruth Harris, WO2 Anthony Harris (CSM/Acting OC B Coy 51 FNQR), CPL Phil Beaver, PTE Brendan Wheeler, LCPL James Kawanga, Shirley Russell, Michelle Brown. Photo supplied.


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SNAPSHOTS @ Weipa Motel Melbourne Cup Luncheon

All the Weipa fillies came all frocked up for the Fashions of the Field at the Weipa Motel Melbourne Cup Luncheon.

A pair of Weipa’s fine fillies Julia and Jackie made the most of the freedom at the Melbourne Cup luncheon.

Di and Tina enjoed the fashions of Melbourne Cup day as well as the delicious lunch at the Weipa Motel.

Ylona and Sue had a well deserved break from work and enjoyed the Luncheon at the Weipa Motel.

The two Kerry’s from Weipa Real Estate enjoyed the luncheon.

Sharon and Shanna were all dressed up for the Melbourne Cup Luncheon.

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Claude from Tuxworths swapped T-boots for a dress and fascinator.

Shona looked radiant at the luncheon.

Looking swish Geoff was happy to be flanked by these two fine fillies Bonnie and Melisa at the Melbourne Cup Luncheon.

Beth and Norma enjoying their cocktails at the lluncheon on Tuesday.

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Jai, Brooke hard at work, Jade and Jess making the most of Melbourne Cup Day.

Mark, Steph, Gary and Emma were at Bauxite Bill’s for the Melbourne Cup.

Louise, Emma and Clay at the Albatross Resort. A stunning pair of fillies were Aggie and Desley.

Thursday 15

Western Cape College High School Presentation night from 7pm - 9.30pm aqt Western Cape College.

Friday 16

WTA monthly meeting at Council Chambers 8.30am

Friday 16

Year 12 Western Cape College Graduation Ceremony from 9am at Western Cape College.

Saturday 17

RTA Quarterly community forum at Western Cape Cultural Centre at 9.30am. Includes free mine tour and barbecue lunch.

Saturday 17

Dance Party at the Weipa Bowls Club from 7pm. DJ and free entry.

Friday 23

Weipa Lightning Swimming Club club-night @ town pool. 5.30pm for 6 pm start.

Saturday 24

RTA Birdwatch. Meet at 6am for a 6.30am start at the barbecue area of Lake Patricia, followed by breakfast and information session. Bring hat, water bottle, sturdy shoes and binoculars.

Saturday 24

Weipa Community Markets opposite the Squash Courts 7am-2pm.

Saturday 24

ELVIS show live at Weipa Bowls Club. 7pm start $25 per head. Tickets available at the Club now or at the door on the night.

Thursday 29

WTA monthly optional additional meeting at Council Chambers 8am

Friday 30

Weipa Lightning Swimming Club club-night @ town pool. 5.30pm for 6 pm start.

Angela, Denise and Sue were full of cheer on Cup Day.


Danielle, Peta, Michelle and Simone were all having a flutter on the horses.

Amy, Jes and Wendi were dressed for the races on Melbourne Cup Day.

Ryan, Clouto and Aamon were dressed for the punt Weipa style.

Four fine fillies were frocked up and ready for race day at the Albatross Resort.

Wednesday 5

Red Hatters (over and under 50’s by a tad or two or maybe a few). Meet Albatross Hotel 7pm phone Queenie 4069 9866 for more information.

Saturday 8

Weipa Community Markets opposite the Squash Courts 7am-2pm.

Thursday 13

Weipa RSL Sub Branch montly meeting 7pm at Shop 1 Memorial Square. Guests and new members welcome contact Neil Dickinson 0428 985 108.

Friday 14

WTA monthly meeting at Council Chambers 8.30am

Saturday 15

Weipa Community Markets opposite the Squash Courts 7am-2pm.

Saturday 22

Weipa Community Markets opposite the Squash Courts 7am-2pm.

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SNAPSHOTS @ Cape York Pharmacy Christmas event

The crowd were busy checking out the new Christmas stock that was in store at Cape York Gaurdian Pharmacy.

Pam is filling her arms up quickly with lots of goodies.

Jane looks at what else she can fill her Christmas sack with.

All the girls gave the checkouts a workover at the Pre-Christmas sale on Wednesday night at Cape York Gaurdian Pharmacy.

Sue and Kristy made it a family affair doing their Christmas shopping.

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Sharon and Mairie believe that all shopping should be done with champagne.

Madina and Amy had bought quite a few goodies for Christmas Day.

Subria, Lynette and Stefania were smelling all the perfumes along the way.

Scotty kept everyone topped up including Maine during the Christmas shop.

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Why rent, make an offer today $375,000 negotiable Do you love pottering in the garden? Then this could be your ideal home. Beautiful large fenced yard with fantastic gardens surrounding an immaculate 3 bedroom lowset family home. Featuring an upgraded kitchen with dishwasher and servery onto a large undercover entertaining area. Split system air conditioning. BIW. Upgraded roof, single lock up shed, triple carport and no neighbours to the left of the property. This house is a must to view, but hurry as it will not last long. Offered as vacant possession.

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$285,000 neg. $440,000



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Vacant possession!! Ultra modern spacious standalone unit. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, BIW, A/C, internal laundry, undercover tiled patio areas, double carport, lockable storage and fully fenced yard. MUST SEE!

$495,000 neg.




Large lounge, dining & extended living area. A/C & ceiling fans throughout. BIW. situated on a 999m2 corner block, with shed & fenced yard.

$410,000 neg.




Well presented brick and tile split level townhouse. Two bedrooms and bathroom upstairs, dining and living room downstairs with a separate laundry. A/C and ceiling fans. Large covered rear patio and private backyard.


$285,000 neg. $452,000




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Situated on 1198m , with plenty of room. BIW, kitchen, combined lounge/dining area, A/C, new paint throughout, private outdoor area surrounded by gardens and a large fenced backyard. 2

$1,170,000 neg.



Complex of three lowset stand-alone units for sale on the one title (no body corporate fees.) These well presented units offer; lounge/dining area, A/C, ceiling fans, BIW, neat kitchen, bathrooms, internal laundry & fenced backyard. Rented to corporation for 4 years + 2 x 3 years further options. $2,100 p/w + Annual CPI.

$315,000 neg.




Well presented two storey unit. New floor coverings, freshly painted interior, A/C & ceiling fans. Private backyard with timber fencing, garden & lock up storage room. This is a great investment property drawing in rent of $500 per week.

$500,000 neg.





Four bedroom pop top home with separate parents retreat with ensuite bathroom and WIR. Downstairs there is a large living, dining and kitchen area, three bedrooms and second bathroom. Outside, a large entertainment area and separate laundry and store room. Fully fenced rear yard 1396m2.

$420,000 neg.



Standalone unit complete with modern fixtures. Split A/C, BIW, ceiling fans, open plan living areas, undercover entertainment area, tiled flooring and fully fenced. Great location, walking distance to school.

$530,000 neg.




Modern home situated in Nanum. Tiled flooring, security screens, kitchen with pantry & dishwasher space. A/C, ceiling fans, BIW, fenced with garden shed, undercover patio area & double carport. Great Investment, tenanted to corporation until 31/12/2013.

$380,000 neg.





Lowset home. Upgraded kitchen. A/C. Tiled flooring, ceiling fans, no louvers, BIW. Large entertainment area, garden shed, fully fenced rear yard, single carport & laundry. Rented to corporation for 5 years.

$665,000 neg.



Vacant possession. This home is one of a kind! Solid mahogany timber kitchen, iron wood stair case, indulgent master bedroom with sea views. Split system A/C throughout, 9 m x 5 m outdoor under cover BBQ area, established gardens with watering system and 6 m x 9 m shed. This property is a must see!!

$500,000 neg.




Modern low maintenance home in Nanum. Tiled flooring throughout, spacious lounge/dining & kitchen. A/C. BIW. Fully fenced with side access. Undercover patio area at rear & double carport.

SALES – GEOFF BRYANT – 0408 772 592 PROPERTY MANAGEMENT – MELISA P: 07 4069 9921 F: 07 4069 9721 Email:

Web: Western Cape Bulletin November 14, 2012 Page 17

television guide 6:00 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 Movie: “Seeds Of Deception” (M) 2:00 Dr Oz 3:00 Medical Emergency 3:30 Toybox 4:00 It’s Academic 4:30 Seven News At 4.30 5:00 The Price Is Right 5:30 Deal Or No Deal 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Today Tonight 7:00 Home & Away - Neil is released from prison, posing a threat to Lisa and the Walkers, and Jett doesn’t trust John. Meanwhile, Dex suffers from a seizure. 7:30 TBA 8:30 TBA 9:30 The Unbelievable Truth 10:15 Family Guy - On a Halloween-themed night, the Griffins are selected to have their television viewing habits monitored. But Peter takes his participation too far when he tries to control the airwaves. 10:45 Celebrity Juice 11:30 Cougar Town 12:00 It’s Always Sunny In Philadelpia 12:30 Keeping Up With The Kardashians 1:00 Home Shopping 4:00 NBC Today 5:00 Sunrise Extra / 5:30 Seven Early News


5:30 Eggheads 6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:30 Business Today 10:00 Double Trouble 10:25 Music Moves 10:40 Conversations With Australia’s Artists 11:00 Catalyst 11:30 One Plus One 12:00 Midday Report 12:30 Movie: “Murder By Death” (PG) 2:00 Waterloo Road 3:00 Children’s Programs 5:00 Eggheads 5:30 The Good Cook 6:00 Lost Gardens: Dunira 6:50 Miniscule 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 QLD 8:00 Moone Boy: Martin’s mother hits the campaign trail to support Mary Robinson’s bid for the Irish presidency. Meanwhile, Martin soon tires of his sister’s cooking and befriends a new boy from school with chef-parents. 8:30 New Tricks: Two years ago, 16-year-old tennis champion Alice Kemp fell to her death from the balcony of a penthouse apartment. Did Alice jump, or was she pushed? 9:30 Waking The Dead: Wounds Part 2 - Chief Inspector Boyd and his team are back to re-open the files of more cold cases. 10:25 Lateline 11:00 My Family: The Son’ll Come Out - Michael’s news comes as a bit of a shock to Ben, but Susan has more of a shock at Ben’s reaction. 11:30 Rage (MA l,d,h,n,s,v)

6:00 Today 9:00 Mornings 11:00 National Morning News 12:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 1:00 Danoz Direct 2:00 Days Of Our Lives 3:00 Extra 3:30 Surprises 4:00 Kitchen Whiz 4:40 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 National News 6:30 A Current Affair 7:00 The Big Bang Theory: The Wiggly Finger Catalyst - Raj meets a woman with whom he’s able to talk. 7:30 The Big Bang Theory: The Electric Can Opener Fluctuation Sheldon flees back to Texas in disgrace when he learns that the guys tampered with his arctic expedition data, threatening Leonard’s hopes for a romantic encounter with Penny. 8:00 TBA 8:30 TBA 12:30 Movie: “Excalibur” (M) - Tracing the history of King Arthur, from his conception and birth, through to the rise and fall of Camelot and the last days of the Round Table Knights and their search for the Holy Grail. 3:10 Skippy The Bush Kangaroo 3:35 Danoz 4:30 Good Morning America

6:00 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 Movie: “The Hard Way” (M) 2:30 Dr Oz 3:30 Toybox 4:00 It’s Academic 4:30 Seven News at 4.30 5:00 The Price Is Right 5:30 Deal Or No Deal 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Today Tonight 7:00 Home And Away - Dex suffers in the aftermath of his seizure. Harvey’s Best Man, Winston, was Marilyn’s disaster date. 7:30 Better Homes And Gardens 9:00 TBA 11:00 I Shouldn’t Be Alive: Crashed In The Jungle 12:00 Keeping Up With The Kardashians: Khloe Wants To Act - Khloe pursues an acting career much to the dismay of Kim. And Bruce gets a major style makeover. 12:30 Movie: “Dying On The Edge” (M) - An ex cop turned insurance investigator looks into the death of a music producer who he suspects was murdered 2:30 Room For Improvement 3:00 Infomercials 4:00 NBC Today

5:00 Weatherwatch and Music 5:05 World News 1:00 Food Lovers Guide To Australia 1:30 About Men: The Getting Of Wisdom 2:30 Living Black 3:00 Letters And Numbers 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Global Village 5:45 Countdown 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Coast: Glasgow to Edinburgh via Caledonian Canal 8:30 America Revealed: Electric Nation 9:35 As It Happened: Bloody Omaha - More than 60 years ago, the fate of World War Two turned on five beaches in Normandy, France. D-Day was the greatest amphibious invasion ever attempted. History remembers it as a great victory. But new research reveals that on Omaha Beach, it was very nearly a disaster. 10:35 World News Australia 11:05 Movie: “Anna M” (M s,a,n) In the grips of delirious illusion, Anna, a shy young woman convinces herself that her doctor is fervently in love with her. Nothing can shake her certainty. But after hope will come resentment, followed by hatred. 1:20 Kurt Wallander: “The Tricksters” (M l,v,s) - While Kurt works on a murder case involving a charming yet evil horse dealer who plays on the vulnerability of lonely women, he finds himself romantically involved with a married woman. In Swedish. 2:40 Weatherwatch Overnight


4:00 Rage (MA) 5:00 Rage (PG) 6:00 Rage (G) 10:30 Rage Guest Programmer: Grinspoon (PG)11:30 7.30 QLD 12:00 Foreign Correspondent 12:30 Australian Story 1:00 Eggheads 1:30 Movie: “McLintock!” (PG) 3:30 Byran Brown In Conversation 4:00 Basketball: WNBL: Adelaide vs Dandenong 5:00 Football: W League 6:00 Saturday Landline 6:30 Gardening Australia 7:00 ABC News 7:30 Doc Martin - Martin and Portwenn’s new midwife, Molly, who will be looking after Louisa, do not hit it off. Louisa rejects Martin’s medical advice for Molly’s naturalistic route, but with unfortunate consequences. 8:20 Kingdom - A parent is ‘expelled’ from the school concert for videoing his own daughter, and seeks the help of Peter Kingdom. Lyle’s mum needs help, dragging Lyle back to Stockport with her. 9:05 Sinbad - The gang visit a monastery in the hope that Tiger’s friend, Brother Angelico, will be able to help them find a route to the Land of the Dead. 9:55 Silent Witness: Voids Part 1 10:50 Waking The Dead: Deus Ex Machina Part 1 11:40 Rage Guest Programmer: Grinspoon (MA a,l,d,h,n,s,v) 5:00 Rage

6:00 Bubble Guppies 6:30 Dora The Explorer 7:00 Weekend Today - Saturday 10:00 Danoz Direct 11:00 The Wild Life Man 12:00 Ben 10 12:30 Green Lantern 1:00 Dogstar 1:30 Wakkaville 2:00 Lockie Leonard 2:30 Stormworld 3:00 Kitchen Whiz 3:30 Pyramid 4:00 The Middle 4:30 The Garden Guru’s 5:00 National News 5:30 4WD TV 6:00 Nine News Saturday 6:30 Australia’s Funniest Home Videos 7:40 TBA 9:40 TBA 11:40 Movie: “The Holcroft Covenant” (AV) - Successful New York architect Noel Holcroft has lived his life harbouring a grim secret. His father was the notorious Nazi SS General, Heinrich Clausen, who perished amongst the rubble of Hitler’s crumbling Reich. When Holcroft discovers a letter left by his father informing him of a vast sum of money in a Swiss bank account, he decides to make amends for Hitler’s crimes against humanity and use the money for a good cause. 1:45 Movie: “Times Square” (M) - A modern generation gap story about a 13 year old girl who learns about life on her own when she teams up with a defiant anti-social child of the streets. 3:50 Nine Presents: Timomatic 4:00 Danoz Direct 5:30 Wesley Impact

6:00 Saturday Disney 7:00 Weekend Sunrise 10:00 The Morning Show Weekend 11:00 The Woodlies 11:30 Ghosts Of Time 12:00 It’s Academic 12:30 It’s Academic 1:00 Seven’s V8 Supercars 2012 3:00 Seven’s V8 Supercars 2012 4:30 Hart Of The Barbeque 5:00 Creek To Coast 5:30 Queensland Weekender 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Family Movie Special: TBA 8:30 The Saturday Movie: TBA 10:45 I Shouldn’t Be Alive: River Of Fear 11:45 That ‘70s Show - When the INS (Immigration and Naturalisation Services) come to investigate if Fez and Laurie’s marriage is real, Fez moves in with the Formans. Brooke tells Kelso that he’s off the hook about the baby, but his friends are horrified that he’s happy about it. 12:15 Movie: “The Last Templar” (M) A beautiful archaelogist and a reluctant FBI Agent embark on a thrilling adventure to unravel a trail of cryptic clues. 3:30 It Is Written Oceania 4:00 Home Shopping 5:00 Beyond Tomorrow

5:00 Weatherwatch & Music 5:05 World News 1:00 Le Nozze di Figaro 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Seduction in the City - The Birth of Shopping 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 James May’s Toy Stories: Horby 8:30 Blackout - In the final episode, Daniel faces a stark dilemma. Does he confront the dark forces at work in the political machine, and risk his family’s safety? Or does he play the game and live with the consequences? 9:35 Movie: “The Red Riding Trilogy: 1980” (MA a,v,l) - The second film in the trilogy focuses on DCC Philip Hunter, a Manchester man who is called in to preside over a Home Office inquiry into the Yorkshire Ripper investigation. 11:20 Movie: “20th Century Boys: Chapter 2: The Last Hope” (MA s,v) - The second part of this epic sci-fi fantasy trilogy continues in the year 2015. Kenji, the hero from the first film has been missing for 15 years and the evil Friend rules an apocalyptic vision of the world. Kenji’s niece, Kanna, is a high school student with a rebellious streak. But when a new Book of Prophesies surfaces, it appears that Kanna is the chosen one who has the power to defeat Friend’s empire and reveal the fate of her uncle. 1:55 Drawn Together 2:50 Weatherwatch Overnight

4:00 Rage (MA) 5:00 Rage (PG) 6:00 Rage (G) 6:30 Children’s Programs 9:00 Insiders 10:00 Inside Business 10:30 Offsiders 11:00 Asia Pacific Focus 11:30 Songs Of Praise: Llanberis 12:00 Landline 1:00 Gardening Australia 1:30 Travel Oz 2:00 Sinbad 2:45 At The Movies: Short Cuts 3:00 TBA 4:00 Adrian Anantawan: The Story Behind The Notes 5:00 An African Journey With Jonathan Dibley 6:00 Auction Room 6:30 Compass: Divine Women - Part 5 7:00 ABC News 7:30 Michael Palin’s Brazil 8:30 Wallander: An Event In Autumn - Wallander finds himself having to investigate two tragic cases: one a shadowy murder that happened long ago; the other looks like the first in a series of murders. 10:00 The Slap: Manolis 10:55 Strike Back 11:40 Movie: “Vertigo” (M v,s) - When a San Francisco detective with a crippling fear of heights is hired to trail a beautiful woman, he is slowly drawn into a vortex of deceit, obsession and murder. 1:50 Movie: “The Galloping Major” (G) - A horse-lover sets up a syndicate to buy a particular racehorse, but by mistake they buy the wrong horse. He proves useless on the flat, so they decide to enter him as a jumper. 3:10 Rage

6:00 Bubble Guppies 6:30 Dora The Explorer 7:00 Weekend Today 10:00 Danoz Direct 11:00 Australian Fishing Championships 12:00 Gilligans Island 12:30 Cybershack 1:00 Kitchen Whiz 1:30 Dogstar 2:00 The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air 2:30 The Middle 3:30 House Husbands 4:00 Getaways European Tour 4:30 Manly Surf 5:00 National News 5:30 RBT 6:00 National News Sunday 6:30 Hamish And Andy’s Caravan Of Courage: Australia V New Zealand - Hamish & Andy rev up the old caravan and trek 10,000km across Australia and New Zealand; leaving no stone unturned and no challenge unattempted in an effort to settle the burning question of trans-Tasman rivalry once and for all. 8:00 60 Minutes 9:00 TBA 11:00 Southland: I.D 12:20 What Would You Do? 1:00 Spyforce 2:00 Skippy The Bush Kangaroo 2:30 Danoz 3:30 Newstyle Direct 4:00 Good Morning America 5:00 National Early Morning News 5:30 Today

6:00 Handy Manny 6:30 Jake And The Never Land Pirates 7:00 Weekend Sunrise 10:00 The Morning Show Weekend 11:00 Kochie’s Business Builders 11:30 Outsourced 12:00 No Ordinary Family 1:00 Seven’s V8 Supercars 2012 4:30 New Zealand On A Plate 5:00 The Great Outdoors 5:30 Great South East 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Sunday Night 7:30 Border Security 8:00 Airways 8:40 Bones: A human carcass with a gunshot wound has literally melted into the dashboard of a charred truck, but the team discovers that neither the fire nor the bullet killed him 10:30 Law & Order: LA: Plummer Park - “ When cops are called to the home of Nick and Amy Libergal, they are surprised to discover two Russian men armed with guns and Nick dead in his bathtub. 11:30 Strike Back 12:30 Special: Antarctica Alive! 1:30 Room For Improvement 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 Weatherwatch and Music 5:30 World News 8:30 PopAsia 10:30 Football Asia 11:00 UEFA Champions League Magazine 11:30 Speedweek 1:30 Ethnic Business Awards 2012 3:00 Who’s Afraid of a Big Black Hole? 4:30 Living Black 5:00 Cycling Central 6:00 Thalassa 6:30 World News Australia 7:35 Lost Worlds: Quest For the Lost Maya 8.30 Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking: Aliens 9.30 Death Row: James Barnes 10:30 Interviews Before Execution: A Chinese Talk Show - Ding Yu, an attractive young journalist from China’s Henan Province, delivers the ultimate reality television show to a nation of 1.3 billion people. In her weekly primetime TV series called Interviews Before Execution, she goes into prison cells and interviews condemned prisoners shortly before they are executed. Combining clips from the television show and interviews with the local prosecutor and Ding Yu herself, this one-of-a-kind documentary reveals the emotional burden of ‘talking to dead men’. 11:30 Movie: “Everlasting Moments” (MA l) - In a time of social change, war and poverty in the early 20th century, Maria, a young Swedish working class woman, wins a camera in a lottery. Her decision to keep it alters her whole life. In Swedish. 1:50 Weatherwatch Overnight

4:00 The New Inventors 4:30 Art Nation 5:00 Gardening Australia 5:30 Catalyst 6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:30 Business Today 10:00 Children’s Programs 11:00 Landline 12:00 Midday Report 12:30 Creative Nature 1:30 Meerkat Manor 2:00 Parliament Question Time 3:00 Children’s Programs 5:00 Eggheads 5:30 The Good Cook 6:00 Restoration Man: Towers 6:50 Miniscule 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:00 Michael Palin: From Python To Brazil - Jennifer Byrne explores Palin’s early years in Monty Python’s Flying Circus through to his reinvention as a travel documentarian and novelist. 8:30 Modern Spies 9:20 Media Watch 9:35 Q&A 10:35 Lateline 11:10 The Business 11:35 The Kennedys 12:20 Parliament Question Time: The Senate 1:20 Infinite Space: The Architecture of John Lautner - The brilliance and inspiration of monumental architect John Lautner is showcased in this dramatic film of his work, his clients and his pursuit of creating timeless space. 2:55 Rage

6:00 Today 9:00 Mornings 11:00 National Morning News 12:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 1:00 Danoz Direct 2:00 Days Of Our Lives 3:00 Extra 3:30 Surprises 4:00 Pyramid 4:40 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 National News 6:30 A Current Affair 7:00 The Big Bang Theory: The Ornithophobia Diffusion 7:30 RBT 8:30 The Mentalist: If It Bleeds, It Leads - A reporter’s homicide may be tied to a story she was working on, and a wealthy philanderer is one of the suspects. Meanwhile, Jane claims he has his own methods for finding Lorelei. 9:30 Person Of Interest: Critical 10:30 CSI: NY: Crossroads - The team tries to identify the shooter and motive in the assassination of a criminal court judge presiding over the trial of a Russian mobster, while Mac and Lindsay prepare for the hearing against serial rapist John Curtis. 11:30 Nikita: Partners 12:30 The Avengers 1:30 Extra 2:00 Danoz 3:00 Newstyle Direct 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 Movie: “Bella Mafia” (M) 2:00 Once Upon A Time 3:00 Medical Emergency 3:30 Toybox 4:00 It’s Academic 4:30 Seven News At 4.30 5:00 The Price Is Right 5:30 Deal Or No Deal 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Today Tonight 7:00 Home And Away - The Braxtons’ find out the jury has reached a verdict, Heath cannot forgive Bianca and Dex and Romeo lie about Dex’s seizures. 7:30 The X Factor 9:30 Castle: Murder, He Wrote - Castle and Beckett’s plans for a romantic weekend in the Hamptons are interrupted when a dying man stumbles into Castle’s backyard, collapsing into his pool. 10:30 The Amazing Race 11:30 Whitney 12:00 Keeping Up With The Kardashians 12:30 Keeping Up With The Kardashians 1:00 Home Shopping 3:30 The Real Seachange 4:00 NBC Today 5:00 Sunrise Extra / 5:30 Seven Early News

5:00 Weatherwatch and Music 5:05 World News 1:00 Movie: “You And Me” 2:45 Dreaming In Motion 3:00 Letters And Numbers 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 FIFA Futbol Mundial 5:00 The Crew 5:30 Global Village: Visions Of Ireland 5:45 Countdown 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Mythbusters: Mythssion Control 8:30 Derren Brown: Messiah 9:30 This is England ‘86 - Woody and Lol get back together, leading Woody to believe he’s now ready to marry the woman he loves. 10:30 World News Australia 11:00 The World Game 12:00 SOS: Steve - This is the story about a man who came to tea. (From the UK) MA; The Speed of the Past - Margot and Joseph are moving into their new country house. Suddenly time stops as Joseph falls off the roof and gets stuck in space time. The Second Bakery Attack - A newlywed couple attempts to save their marriage by recreating a petty crime. (From Mexico, in English) M; Green Porno: Elephant Seal - Isabella Rossellini finds that size does not matter in the hierarchy of elephant seals. 1:05 Living Black 1:35 South Park: Volcano 2:00 South Park: Big Gay Al’s Big Gay Boat Ride 2:30 Weatherwatch Overnight

4:05 Movie: “The Private Life Of Don Juan” (PG) 5:30 Eggheads 6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:30 Business Today 10:00 Behind The News 10:25 The Prime Ministers’ National Treasures 10:30 Australia’s Prime Ministers 10:35 My Place 11:00 Big Ideas 12:00 Midday Report 12:30 Q&A 1:30 Compass 2:00 Parliament Question Time 3:00 Children’s Programs 5:00 Eggheads 5:30 The Good Cook 6:00 Time Team 6:50 Miniscule 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:00 Foreign Correspondent 8:30 Croker Island Exodus 9:00 QI: Anthropods 10:00 Artscape: Eddie Perfect 10:30 Lateline 11:05 The Business 11:30 Media Watch 11:45 Gracie! - Born to a working-class family in Rochdale, Lancashire, Gracie Fields became the world’s highest paid film star in the 1930s. Then war broke out. This warm, funny and very musical drama tells her story. 1:05 Parliament Question Time: The Senate 2:05 Basketball: WNBL: Logan v West Coast 3:05 Rage 3:50 Movie: “The Silencers” (PG)

6:00 Today 9:00 Mornings 11:00 National Morning News 12:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 1:00 Danoz Direct 2:00 Days Of Our Lives 3:00 Extra 3:30 Surprises 4:00 Pyramid 4:40 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 National News 6:30 A Current Affair 7:00 Tatts Finke Desert Race 2012 8:30 The Big Bang Theory: The 43 Peculiarity 9:00 2 Broke Girls: And The Three Boys With Wood - Max and Caroline get two Amish boys who are exploring the modern world to build a barn for Chestnut. Meanwhile, Andy learns about Caroline’s wealthy past. 9:30 Two And A Half Men: Something My Gynecologist Said 10:00 Mike And Molly: Carl Has Issues 10:30 Survivor: Phillipines 11:30 Weeds - Esteban’s other woman threatens Nancy and Esteban’s relationship and Nancy reaches out for Andy’s help. Meanwhile, Dean assists Silas and Doug to set their dispensary back going, but Celia interferes. 12:00 Harry’s Law 1:00 Extra 1:30 Danoz 3:30 Newstyle Direct 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 Movie: “Bella Mafia” (M) 2:00 Dr Oz 3:00 Medical Emergency 4:00 It’s Academic 4:30 Seven News at 4.30 5:00 The Price Is Right 5:30 Deal Or No Deal 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Today Tonight 7:00 Home And Away - Casey’s sentence is revealed, Dex admits he had a seizure to an angry April and Kyle is arrested. 7:30 The X Factor 9:30 TBA 10:30 Smash - The big night has finally arrived. Tom and Julia race against time to save the show, while Derek makes a decision that will change the lives of Karen and Ivy forever. 11:40 I Just Want My Pants Back: Something’s Wrong Down There - Tina has a problem...down there. After being diagnosed by almost-doctor friend Eric, she must visit her ex-boyfriends to tell them the burning news. Worst of all, she’ll have to go see Brett, which will permanently ‘off’ their on-again, off-again, relationship. 12:00 Sons And Daughters 1:00 Home Shopping 4:00 NBC Today 5:00 Sunrise Extra / 5:30 Seven Early News

5:00 Weatherwatch & Music 5:05 World News 1:00 Arena: Magical Mystery Tour Revisited 2:00 Magical Mystery Tour 3:00 Letters and Numbers 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Global Village: Visions of Ireland 5:45 Countdown 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Finding Your Roots: Robert Downey Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal 8:30 America in Primetime: The Crusader 9:35 Clinton: Blood Sport 10:35 World News Australia 11:10 Movie: “13 (Tzameti)” (M l,v,a) - Sebastian, a young Georgian immigrant, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. When he reaches his destination, Sebastian falls into a frightening game of real-life Russian roulette. 12:50 Mad Men: The Gold Violin - - At Roger’s behest, Don buys a brand new car which befits his image as an executive who has ‘arrived’. Don’s secretary makes a grave error, which puts her at odds with Joan, and Ken piques Sal’s interest when he asks him to read his story. 1:45 Mad Men: A Night To Remember 2:40 Weatherwatch Overnight

5:30 Eggheads 6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:30 Business Today 10:00 Children’s Programmes 11:00 Big Ideas 12:00 Midday Report 12:30 National Press Club Address 1:30 Can We Help? 2:00 Parliament Question Time 3:00 Children’s Programs 5:00 Eggheads 5:30 Poh’s Kitchen on the road 6:00 The Restaurant Inspector 6:45 Dream Build: Goldfields 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:00 QI: Discoveries 8:30 A Moody Christmas: I’m Walt Roskow 9:00 Problems 9:30 Red Dwarf - Marooned in Britain in 23 AD, the Dwarfers need an 8 volt battery to power up their Returner Remote and get home. Planning to make a battery out of lemons, the nearest lemon is in India 4,000 miles away. 10:00 At The Movies 10:30 Lateline 11:05 The Business 11:35 Very Small Business: Diversification Of Capital 12:00 TBA 1:00 Parliament Question Time: The Senate 2:00 Football: W-League 3:00 Rage

6:00 Today 9:00 Mornings 11:00 National Morning News 12:00 The Ellen Degeneres Show 1:00 Danoz Direct 2:00 Days Of Our Lives 3:00 Extra 3:30 Surprises 4:00 Pyramid 4:30 National Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 National News 6:30 A Current Affair 7:00 The Big Bang Theory: The Speckerman Recurrence - Leonard must face his fears after being contacted by his high school tormentor while Penny realises that she might have been a bully herself. 7:30 Hot Property 8:30 TBA 9:30 TBA 10:30 Who Do You Think You Are? Jerome Bettis 11:30 Are You There, Chelsea? 12:00 Eclipse 12:30 Skippy The Bush Kangaroo 1:00 Extra 1:30 Danoz 3:00 Newstyle Direct 3:30 Your 4x4 5:00 National Early Morning News / 5:30 Today

6:00 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 Once Upon A Time 1:00 Once Upon A Time 2:00 Once Upon A Time 3:00 Medical Emergency 3:30 Toybox 4:00 It’s Academic 4:30 Seven News At 4.30 5:00 The Price Is Right 5:30 Deal Or No Deal 6:00 Seven News 6:30 Today Tonight 7:00 Home & Away - Kyle’s out on bail, Casey is torn between Sasha and Tamara, and Winston is becoming an obtrusive Best Man. Meanwhile, Jamie breaks into Gina’s house to hack Jett’s computer. 7:30 Highway Patrol 8:30 Dynamo: Mission Impossible - See Dynamo bewilder passers-by with his matrix-style body-bend in the middle of a busy street in London 9:30 World’s Wildest Police Videos 10:30 Air Crash Investigations 11:30 Parks And Recreation 12:00 Sons And Daughters 1:00 Home Shopping 3:30 The Real Sea Change 4:00 NBC Today 5:00 Sunrise Extra 5:30 Seven Early News

5:00 Weatherwatch And Music 5:05 World News 5:30 Uefa Champions League 8:05 World News 3:00 Letters And Numbers 3:30 All Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Global Village: Visions of Ireland 5:45 Countdown 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 Monster Bug Wars: Enemy Empire 8:30 Toughest Place to be a... Ferryman 9:30 Cutting Edge: Gaddafi: Dead or Alive - This film looks at the events leading up to the fall of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. After decades as an international pariah, Gaddafi was welcomed back into the Western fold in the early 2000s. The West made him an ally, an eccentric but important one, for the sake of realpolitik, commerce and the fight against terrorism. But it was only a matter of time before the situation changed, and the West, beginning with France, decided to dump the Libyan leader and bring him down. 10:30 World News Australia 11:05 Movie: “Sarah’s Key” (TBC) - In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel’ d’Hiv roundup in 1942, where 10,000 Jews were kept in a winter velodrome before being sent off to the concentration camps. 1:05 Iron Chef: Asparagus 1:55 Iron Chef: Conger Eel 2:45 Weatherwatch Overnight


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5:00 Weatherwatch And Music 5:05 World News 5:15 Football International: Netherlands v Germany 7:35 World News 3:00 Letters And Numbers 3:30 Al Jazeera News 4:00 The Journal 4:30 PBS Newshour 5:30 Global Village: Visions of Ireland 5:45 Countdown 6:30 World News Australia 7:30 My Sri Lanka with Peter Kuruvita 8:00 Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong 2 8:30 Jimmy and the Giant Supermarket: Chicken Kiev 9:35 One Born Every Minute 10:30 World News Australia 11:05 Gail Porter on Prostitution - The secretive and dangerous nature of Britain’s clandestine sex trade has been highlighted recently by the horrific murder of prostitutes in Ipswich and Bradford. 12:10 Movie: “Melody’s Smile” - (M a,s,l,v) The body of a kidnapped 12-year-old blind girl, Melody, is discovered in a warehouse near the site of a recent hit-and-run accident. Soon after, a young diabetic girl goes missing. Lucie, a rookie cop embarking on her first major investigation, believes there is a link between the two cases. In French 1:55 Weatherwatch Overnight



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SCORPIO (October 24th - November 22nd)

You mustn’t allow yourself to be held back by other people’s poor attitudes. Keep a smile on your face and you may find others sporting one as well. Romance. Try to be sensitive with your partner this week. They are going through a rough patch and need support.

SAGITTARIUS (November 23rd - December 21st)

Don’t get too absorbed in day-dreaming. A practical solution may be better than one that only works in theory. Do more research. Romance. Someone whom you dislike may be showing rather a keen interest in you. You may need to be very direct with this person.

CAPRICORN (December 22nd - January 20th)

Use this week to recharge your batteries. You should have much more energy than usual and will be able to revitalize the people around you. Romance. Your love-life will be in good shape. You may be a little surprised at how easily you can influence your partner.


AQUARIUS (January 21st - February 19th)

You will not be in the mood for others’ shortcomings this week. You put forth your best work and so should they. Romance. This will be an excellent week for a romantic meal. Try to go somewhere quiet and peaceful. Spice things up with a new restaurant or new cuisine.

PISCES (February 20th - March 20th)

A burst of energy later in the week will help you to get on top of things. This will be an excellent time for pushing through a difficult change. Romance. Your love-life may need some “sprucing up” at the moment. Your friend will have a suggestion which helps. Take it!

ARIES (March 21st - April 20th)

Your family may be taking up a little too much of your emotional energy at the moment. It’s time to solve on-going issues. Romance. Praise your partner for their good deeds. They will appreciate your heartfelt words and may need the acclamation more than you realize.


TAURUS (April 21st - May 21st)


Your ability to impress the people around you will help you to get your own way, but be careful not to tread on anybody’s toes. Romance. Good communications will help you to work out what it is that has come between you recently. Your love-life will be on the way up.

GEMINI (May 22nd - June 21st)

Something you said has impressed your colleagues. Now they’re waiting to hear what you have to say next on this topic! Try to raise the bar! Romance. Don’t let recent attention from a partner go to your head! Continue to improve yourself and keep the interest alive!

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CANCER (June 22nd - July 23rd)

If you are on a diet, this will be a difficult time. You may be sorely tempted to eat more than you should this week. Romance. You will be very sensitive to your partner’s mood at the moment. Your ability to understand what is going on will help you to stay clear of trouble.

LEO (July 24th - August 23rd)

Even your day-to-day chores will be fun this week! Your good mood will help you to get through everything in half the normal time. What will you do with the other half? Romance. A new relationship will soon be getting off the ground. You may not be clear about your feelings for this person, however.

VIRGO (August 24th - September 23rd)


A business absolutely

devoted to service will have only one worry

about profits. They will

be embarrassingly large.

– Henry Ford


Make sure that you are especially kind to pets today. An animal that is very close to you may pick up your tension and could be difficult to handle. Romance. Your relationship will benefit from a friend’s advice. You need a new perspective on the situation. Listen carefully!

LIBRA (September 24th - October 23rd)

Don’t allow yourself to be overtaken by events. You will need to act before it is too late. Use a planner if necessary. Romance. Your ruling planet is in a favourable aspect to Venus this week. This should improve your love-life to no end. It doesn’t get much better than this!

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CLASSIFIED DEADLINE: Close of business Friday prior to publication POSITIONS VACANT



Weipa Kindergarten and Preschool A position exists at the Weipa Kindergarten and Preschool for a Co-ordinator of our newly established After School Care Program. The program will operate from 2.15 to 5.15 daily and the successful applicant will be responsible for up to eight children aged from 3.5 to 4.5. The successful applicant must hold a Certificate III in Children’s Services and willing to study for a Diploma or hold a Diploma. They must also hold current First Aid and Blue Cards. Above award wages will be offered to the right applicant. For more information please call Liz at the Weipa Kindergarten and Preschool on 4069 9293 between 2.30 and 3.30pm Monday to Friday. To apply please • Fax your resume to 07 4069 9550 • Email your resume to • Post your resume to PO Box 70 Weipa 4874 Applications will close on January 15, 2013


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Mission River bridge will have maintenance conducted on it from August to December 2012.

meet the first Tuesday of each month at 7.00pm at the Golf Club. Contact Tonia 0429 699 300 or Randall 0428 199 248

For your safety please keep clear from fenced area and other construction material set up around the bridge. Boat users are asked to keep clear of the dive barge and its buoys as there are mooring lines floating in the water that may cause damage if struck. The bridge maintenance will not cause any major road closures to the Mission River bridge.

INJURED WILDLIFE Phone Kristy – 0427 799 748

There will be minor 20 to 40 minute closures to service the dive barge i.e. fuel and sewage pump. Confirmation of these bridge closures, will be available on the freecall hotline 1800 820 711. There will be signs either side of the bridge showing the time and date, and notices displayed around the Weipa and Mapoon area. For instant bridge closure updates you can request to be placed on our email or SMS list.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Annual General Meeting for the Weipa Fishing Classic Inc will be held on

For information or to register for instant update please contact us on the Community Feedback freecall hotline 1800 707 633.

Monday, November 26, 2012 at the Carpentaria Golf Club starting at 6.30pm followed by a general meeting

All interested community members are welcome to attend Public notice Restricted public access

Rio Tinto Alcan Weipa is conducting site survey work on the mine lease located south of the Embley river (see hatched area below). There will be heavy machinery operating at various locations on the mine lease from 1 October to 31 December 2012.

Proposed Development Have your say

From: Vacant Land To:

Accommodation Building (56 Person Accommodation Facility)


Mannix and Fleming


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Lot 655 on MP 37584


Not applicable


Not applicable

Approval sought:

Development Permit Material Change of Use

For your safety, there will be no access for the general public into the area during this period. This includes closures to Amban, Boyds Point, and Pera Head access tracks. We appreciate your cooperation in adhering to this closure.

For more information on the site survey activities please contact us on our freecall community feedback hotline 1800 308 938.

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Application NO:


Comment period: 15/11/2012 to 8/12/2012 Written comments to the assessment manager Assessment manager: Weipa Town Office Post:

PO Box 420, Weipa, QLD 4874


(07) 4030 9400


Copies of the full application can be viewed or obtained from the Assessment manager Public Notification Requirement Sustainable Planning Act 2009 Form 5 v 1


Napranum Aboriginal Shire Council Napranum Child Care Centre Positions Vacant The Napranum Aboriginal Shire Council is seeking to employ staff to work at the soon to be completed Child Care Centre. The Centre will open in January 2013.

Group Leader The Group Leader reports to the Centre Director and will be responsible for the day to day planning and delivery of care services for the Centre in accordance with all legislative requirements. You will have previous experience in a Child Care environment and the ability to manage a small team of Assistants. You will have a Certificate III in Children’s Services and be studying towards a Diploma in Children’s Services.

Assistant Child Care Worker This position reports to the Group Leader and is responsible for the preparation of activities and tidying up after each activity. Supervision of children’s activities as required and assisting children and babies in all areas of personal care, feeding and grooming. You will have completed year 12 and be prepared to enrol in a Certificate III Children’s Services. General Requirements • Previous experience working in a Child Care Centre is highly desirable. • The appointees should be punctual, honest, reliable, physically fit and willing to participate in all types of Child Care related duties. • A Children’s Commission Blue card is required. • A current driver’s licence and Senior First Aid certificate are highly desirable.

Epic squash season to be decided Friday night Tuesday night at Weipa squash Club was preliminary finals night when Teams yoda (in B grade) and Obi Wan Kenobi (in a grade), teams born of wisdom not pain, defeated their rivals Chewbacca and Luke skywalker respectively each winning four of their five matches. In A grade, Team Obi Wan Kenobi outsabred Luke Skywalker, with the exception of the first game between A5 Ben Braun and Michael Cridland when Michael struck a low blow early in the peace taking the match (0-3), but Team OWK went on to victory when A4 Cole Dalton after going down in the first game, then went on to win the next three albeit the fourth game went to “long” (3-1). A3 Steven Lugsdin won the first two games against Shane Spagnol, then Shane forced the third to long and won it, then surprisingly easily took the fourth game. Steve then remembered

that his team may need this other game to claim victory so won the fifty (3-2). A2 Tom Murray easily defeated Ross Hyytinen on paper, but watching the game, you realised it was not like that, with lots of alternating possession in handouts (3-0). A1 Rod Wawryzniak and Luke Dorsett had a marathon match full of athleticism and sportsmanship but even if Luke had won his team would still have missed out on proceeding to grand final night (3-2). B grade was just as exciting to watch as the A grade because of the calibre of all the games at this stage of the season. B6 Jess Hall (Team Yoda) and Yours Squashfully (Team Chewbacca) played an awesome five-game match with some excellent rallies (even if we do say so ourselves) however despite my winning the second game and the third going to “long”, Jess won the match (3-2).

B5 Cicely Baira forced the second and fourth games to “long” against Dean Eastgauffe but only won one of them (1-3). B4 Andrew Glen and Ben Ghee played the best B grade match of the night with many fantastic rallies, and in fact Ben’s points score was 40 to Andrew’s 34, however it was games that mattered (3-2). B2 Kerry Scales and Tom Bellinger played a sprightly match (3-0), and B1 Otis Drum let Stephen Borg get the better of him in the first game, but then came right back at him and took the next three (3-1). Friday night will see Teams Obi Wan Kenobi up against the Millenium Falcon of Han Solo in A grade, and Teams Yoda and Princess Leia will negotiate to see which B grade team can win. Will see you next week with the grand final results! Yours squashfully, Ruth Harris

Other Conditions We provide a very good working environment and our policy is to treat each member of staff as an important person working in a team to achieve Council goals. Staff are paid an hourly rate for work performed for 38 hours a week. We pay holiday pay, leave loading and sick leave as per the award and superannuation. If you want to be part of this exciting new development in our community please call the Office Manager on 4069 7855 at the Council main administration office, or email Applications for these positions should be marked private & confidential and addressed to: The Chief Executive Officer Napranum Aboriginal Shire Council PO BOX 538 WEIPA QLD 4875 or emailed to Applications close Monday, December 10, 2012


Weipa Lions Club christmas cakes and puddings at the shopping centre most Saturdays until christmas or phone Brett 0427 746 009 or Bill 0437 342 922


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A1 Lukas Dorsett (Team Luke Skywalker) played his best but could not defeat Rod Wawryzniak (Team Obi Wan Kenobi). Photo: Ruth Harris.

A5 Ben Braun (Team Obi Wan Kenobi) has played better and took a licking from Michael Cridland (Team Luke Skywalker) but after shaking hands, are still mates. Photo: Ruth Harris.

Moore completes switch to Cowboys engLand international scott Moore (pictured at right) will be a north Queensland Cowboy for the next two years after finalising his move from super League to the nRL. The 24-year-old hooker will arrive in North Queensland at the end of this week to join his new club with the goal of becoming only the second Brit to play with the Cowboys in the game’s premier competition. Welshman Jonathan Davies played nine games for the Cowboys in their inaugural season in 1995. Moore comes to Australia after playing 138 matches in Super League and the Challenge Cup with St Helens, Castleford, Huddersfield and Widnes. He became the youngest ever Super League player when he made his debut for his hometown club St Helens at age 16 in 2004 and was named at hooker

in the Super League Team of the Year in 2009. It was also in 2009 that Moore played two Tests for England against France. In the recently completed season, he turned out in 17 Super League and two Challenge Cup matches. “Our coaching staff has identified Scott as a player who is very capable of doing well in the NRL,” Cowboys general manager - football Peter Parr said. “He sees joining the Cowboys as the chance to take his

game to even higher levels and we’ll do everything we can to ensure that happens. “We’re sure he’s going to fit in well here and challenge for a place in our 17 for round one.” Moore is the second player the Cowboys have signed from Super League for 2013. Ex-St George Illawarra fullback Clint Greenshields will also arrive in North Queensland next week after moving back to Australia following a successful career with the Catalan Dragons.

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BE CROC WISE! How to be Crocodile Wise • Be aware of crocodiles – keep your eyes open, you might not be able to see them, but they are there. • Do not feed or otherwise interfere with crocodiles, small or large. • Avoid areas where large crocodiles or their nests have been seen • Camp at least 50 metres from the waters edge • Stand at least a few metres back from the waters edge when fishing and don’t stand on logs overhanging deep pools. • Do not clean fish, prepare food or engage in other activities on the waters edge and adjacent banks. • Dispose of food scraps (including fish) away from areas where people gather. • Keep arms and legs inside boat hulls.

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Dawn Busters Golf runners-up: A grade Dave Newman, B grade Paul Haimona, C grade Anong Stainkey with their championship awards.

Record numbers at Weipa Lightening Swimming Club meet

W E I PA L i g h t e n i n g Swimming Club had a record 61 swimmers attend their club night held on Friday, November 9, with 84 Personal Bests (PBs) swum, and two records broken. Swimmers of the week were Rachel Brooker, Tara Crossley, Ava King, Ethan King, Jarvis Marshall, Millie Marshall, Neikah May, Tom McCahon, Lexii Millard, Sophie Mohr, Moara Sam, Simone Slack, Bryson Steele, Alyssa Taare and Talia Wallin. Four PBs were swum A subscription to read the by Rachel Brooker and Western Cape Bulletin online is Alyssa Taare (that will cost you Mum). Three a convenient way to read your PBs were swum by Tara weekly newspaper – no matter Crossley, Ethan King, where you are in the world or Sabrina Koina, Neikah May, Tom McCahon, how far you are from the shops. Sophie Mohr, Moara For only $59, as long as you Sam, Simone Slack (three from threefor Simone) have a computer* with an and Talia Wallin (also internet connection, you can three from three). Two PBs from Jayrah read 50 editions a year and Adlawan, Takara Ahmat, have access to back copies Rebecca Hunter, Ava of the newspaper from King, Jarvis Marshall, Millie Marshall, Katelyn October, 2011. McCahon, Lexii Millard, Lisl Mohr, Katie PilkThe online edition reads just ington, Landen Proud, like the print edition, plus the Savannah Proud, Bryson ability to zoom in on stories, Steele and Alex-Adel Tyson. photos and adverts of interest. One PB from Jordan (*Not yet compatible with Ipads) Aldcroft, Rohan Coulta, Chloe Crossley, Chloe .au m o .c te o m re d n Dellar, Amber Fay, Troye www.regionala Fay, Bianca Freeman, Kyle Hunter, Kirra Koina, Marlee Marshall, Alex McInnes, Jonty Millard, Josie Millard, Zarli Millard, Ashlee Moon, Lily Nash, Natalia Nash (not Natalia Walsh!), Kristyn Pilkington, John Prentice, Page 22 Western Cape Bulletin November 14, 2012


Dawn Busters Golf winners: A grade Jim Hoffman, C grade Mark Donnache and B grade Doughboy receive their awards following last Sunday’s championships. Photos supplied.

Courtney Proud, Raezahn Sam, Dane Tyson and Donald Tyson. Sabrina Koina broke her own club record in the girls 11-year old 100m butterfly and broke Kirstie Buchholz’s 200m backstroke record, set back in 2001. Congratulation also goes to Sabrina for qualifying for the Queensland Long Course Championship in the 200m Individual Medley at a recent meet in Dimbulah. She also narrowly missed out qualifying for the 100m freestyle (0.15 seconds) and the 100m butterfly (two seconds) at this meet. Sabrina will be competing in the Queensland Championships to be held at the Chandler Aquatic Centre in Brisbane in December, and hopes to make some other qualifying times this weekend at the Mareeba Carnival. Other members of the club will also be travelling to Mareeba this weekend to compete in the Mareeba Carnival on Sunday. Good luck to Alyssa Taare, Natalia Nash, Katelyn McCahon, Tom McCahon, Kirra Koina, Sabrina Koina and Alissa Koina in Mareeba – go Weipa Lightening! Have fun kids. Congratulations also to Coach Lynette, who has been awarded a scholarship from Swimming Queensland and Swimming Australia, to complete her bronze coaching accreditation in May next year. See you all next club night, November 16. - Wade Koina

Lilla McIntyre competes in the Weipa Lightening Swimming Club’s breastroke event.

Backstroking strongly: Alex McInnes achieved one PB at last Friday’s swimming meet.

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ANOTHER week has come and gone and guess what? The weather hasn’t stabilised as yet and the wind is still blowing every other day. There have been a few fish caught, but before I begin, I need to get something off my chest. I was down at Evans Landing and there was rubbish everywhere. I was told by the Ports Authority that they will close the gates so no one will be able to fish here, so how about it - clean up your rubbish and put it in the bins at the Landing. Now, talking about Evans Landing, Grant Phelps and his mates fished here at night using live Squid that they caught at the Landing. Grant bagged a good Queenie and one of his mates landed a 45cm Mangrove Jack.

During the day, using live Herring, there are small Queenfish, which are fun to catch, but put them back to fight another day. I had a fish with Rob Jeffries and his wife Jo up at the Pine and we only caught a few fish, mainly Queenfish, Fingermark and small Barracuda. Up at Cullen Point Chris from Tackle World landed some nice Grey Mackerel off the beach spinning. The Mackerel were chasing little Flying Fish. The Mission River is still fishing well and the bridge is probably the pick of the spots, for both land-based and boat anglers alike, catching Queenfish, Bream and the odd Grunter during the day, and you can add Salmon to these at night. Over at Red Beach it’s

the same story - Queen fish, Salmon and Grunter are taking baits, with livies being the pick. The offshore anglers are doing it rather tough however there are a few fish on the reefs, but it might take a few moves but you will get a feed. Allan Philliskirk only found a Marlin for one of his clients, but he said it’s like a desert out there with no bait schools or bird life. Kelvin Ireland and his wife Tracey fished up off Duyfken Point. Tracey landed her largest Black Jew along with some good Tuskers, but it fished a lot slower than usual. There have been some excellent captures of Saratogas in the freshwater section of the Wenlock River and in some of the lagoons. While the change of seasons

A Grade – Jim Hoffman Runner Up – Dave Newman B Grade - Doughboy Runner Up – Paul Haimona C Grade – Mark Donnache Runner Up – Anong Stainkey

is happening the fishing has slowed down, and it could be a good time to service your gear, and check the trebles on your lures. I still need feedback for this columm so send me an e-mail with your captures. ‘Til next week smooth seas, calm breezes and tight lines.

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Late Shower 8 knots, SE - ESE winds. Chance of rain 60% Min 23°C.

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for Carpentaria junior golfers CARPENTARIA Golf Club juniors teed-off against their parents, joining Dawnies for their championship day on a hot, Remembrance Day morning. The parents flogged the kids (better luck next year), the championships have been fought and won and the results are: A grade: club champion male - Steven Wust, champion female - Taylor Francisco; gross winner - Madison Edward, gross runner-up - Aaron Singleton. B grade: gross winner Brianna Elms, gross runner-up - Ned Brown; net winner - Jordon Hohns, net runner-up - Ashley Fleming. C Grade: gross winner - Mackenzie Elms, gross runner-up - Ebony Potter; net winner - Alex Mcinnes, net runner-up - Amber Fa. C3 Grade: gross winner - Lochy Hohns, gross runner-up - Bryn Gleeson; net winner - Layne Norris, net runner-up - Troy Fay. As our 2012 golf season comes to an end we would like to give the Carpentaria Golf Club management and staff a big thank you for allowing our juniors to play at their club. Also a huge thank you to Duane and Mary Singleton for all the years they have given to

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the running of junior golf, and to Viv Dick from Dawnies for all his fantastic support of our juniors. Thank you also to Brett and Michele Elms for all the fantastic help through this year; Derek and Ollie Tata; Dave Slade for coaching, and Belinda and Wayne Hohns for all your donations. We would also like to thank all the sponsors: Bluedon, Hastings Deering, Bridgestone, and Taylor for the Powerpoint slide show, and to Kelly Rodgers for the lovely gift baskets. Thank you to all the parents for getting up early on Sunday to support your children’s games (you can sleep in ‘til next year now) and all the men and women who helped cook through the season. Please see Duane or Mary if you can assist with running junior golf 2013 as they would like to step down. Merry Christmas and a happy new year, and I hope you all get new golf clubs for Christmas! Don’t forget get your hat, water bottles and parents see you on the tee in 2013. – Lisa Francisco

Carpentaria junior A grade club champions Steven Wust and Taylor Francisco.

The Singleton family (and grandma) after Saturday’s parents versus kids game.

The junior golf season concluded with a presentation day at the Weipa pool.

WCB 12-11-14  

WCB 12-11-14