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LOOK, UP IN THE SKY, IT’S THE GLITTER GANG: Band members Dahl Murphy (Mickey Blitz), Grant Whiteside (Barry Glitter), Dave West (Bobby Dazzler), Jon Gilchrist (Stevie Knievel) and, at front, Anthony Roberts (Marsha Brady), who chose his stage name when the two L letters dropped off his Marshall amplifier.

GLAM ROCK’S glory days of big heels, makeup, leather and high volume are alive and well thanks to Geelong musical institution The Glitter Gang. By day the band’s members are steady middle-aged citizens beavering away in IT, marketing and labs. But since 1992 they’ve been hitting local stages as other-wordly rock gods Barry Glitter, Stevie Knievel, Bobby Dazzler, Mickey Blitz and Marsha Brady in a welter of spacesuits, flares, brutish open chests and 747-wing collars. The band will again reprise the hits of ’70s icons like The Sweet, KISS, ELO, Skyhooks, Status Quo, ABBA, Sherbert, Hot Chocolate and Gary Glitter on Sunday at Geelong’s inaugural Motor City Music Festival. “We don’t take ourselves too seriously,” admits frontman Barry Glitter, also known as Grant Whiteside. “I don’t think glam rock takes itself too seriously at all even though there’s some fantastic music and musicians. “Really, it’s all about having fun. It’s a bit of theatre.” Whiteside said the timeless appeal of glam rock had earned The Glitter Gang a new generation of followers in their 20s. “Lots of them have been brought up on mum and dad’s music – they know every word of the songs.” The band has been a popular regular at the Barwon Club hotel for over two decades but otherwise maintains a relatively low profile, playing just the odd other weekend gig and depending on the members’ mums to repair their costumes. Whiteside promised “a bit of eye-candy for the cougars” at the festival. Other punters are advised to attend for the music.

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GEELONG is shaping up as the central battleground for this year’s state election, according to political observers. They said the region’s manufacturing jobs crisis, two marginal seats and the high profile of its mayor combined to put Geelong front and centre of Liberal and Labor political campaigns. The lower house seats of Bellarine and Geelong, both Labor but with notionally-reduced margins following boundary changes, were critical to power in Spring Street, they said.

Deakin University politics lecturer Geoffrey Robinson forecast a “strong focus on Geelong seats”. “Geelong proper, you’d have to see as improved for Labor by redistribution but the Liberals might think, ’We have Ian Trezise retiring, that gives us a bit of a chance’. “With Lisa Neville in Bellarine, since Whittington and St Albans are out with the redistribution it’s now notionally Liberal, so expect attention there particularly.” Ms Neville agreed Geelong

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“My view would be that the council and the mayor take a bipartisan approach to the state election process,” Cr Richards said. Labor’s Geelong candidate, Christine Couzens, hoping to replace retiring Labor incumbent Ian Trezise, said the region “certainly at the state level has the potential to tip the Government”. A jobs plan commitment would be the key as displaced workers became anxious and cynical about their prospects, she said.


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SUMMER’S heatwave took its toll on Geelong’s flying fox colony, with around 300 juveniles dying and many others requiring rehydration. Department of Primary Industries’ Mark Breguet said four straight days of 40 degrees Celsius in January also affected small marsupials such as possums. Eastern Park has a colony of up to 17,000 grey-headed flyingfoxes, which are susceptible to extreme heat.

Colonies in south-eastern Queensland suffered one of the most dramatic animal die-offs recorded in Australia when about 45,500 flying foxes died on one day of extreme heat this year. Mr Breguet said Corio Bay breezes prevented a higher death toll in Geelong. “The Eastern Park site is reasonably bat-friendly, being on the southern end of the bay.” Mr Breguet said authorities taped off an area around the colony to allow injured bats to

recover. Wildlife shelters treated injured bats, he said. “They gave them fluids and rehydrated them so they could re-join the colony. It doesn’t take long.” Mr Breguet said the presence of lyssavirus among the bats meant the public should leave injured flying foxes alone. “Only those trained and properly immunised should handle the bats.” Mr Breguet said injured wildlife could be reported by phoning 136 186 or 0417 380 687.

Build ‘icon’ for jobs, says boss By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN A LEADING Geelong engineering firm wants to adapt its commercial wind turbine technology to an iconic structure proposed for Geelong’s waterfront. Austeng managing director Ross George said the Sea Dragon structure should be built to generate jobs. Austeng has built uniquely designed silent wind turbines for business and industrial sites on behalf of Renewable Energy Solutions Australia. JOH Architect’s Sea Dragon won $10,000 from Senia Lawyers in an Icon for Geelong competition to design a landmark for the city. The design features nine wind turbines powering a floating corkscrew-like structure driving an undulating wave.

JOBS: Austeng’s Ross George. “Our clients are happy for us to use the turbine technology in constructing the Sea Dragon,” Mr George said. “It all fits in nicely if we can use something developed in Geelong by a Geelong company. Having it made in Geelong would add some weight to the final impact of the project.

“It makes it more iconic if it’s made here and by creating local jobs I’d hope there’s a better chance of getting funding.” Mr George said the design’s six-metre diameter turbines would produce around 225 megawatt hours of power. “Using wind power to generate the electricity would allow us to feed a lot back into grid and use a bit to turn the Sea Dragon.” Mr George estimated construction and installation would cost $2.5 million to $3 million. “The next step is to get people excited about the prospect because it would be a boost for the city and help mark the revitalisation. “It would be a benchmark project for the new Geelong, demonstrating we’re modern, renewable and smart.”

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Languishing city sites set for redevelopment By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN CREATION of a medical precinct, business hubs, residential developments and office space are among potential uses for up to 10 councilowned sites in central Geelong. City Hall hopes a $120,000 investigation into its under-used sites will give central Geelong’s revitalisation a shot in the arm, according to Cr Michelle Heagney. The planning and central Geelong portfolio-holder said the investigation, due to report in May, would contain professional advice on the best redevelopment for each site. The sites under investigation in-

clude Haymarket car park, Lt Ryrie St car park, a civic and government accommodation site in Mercer St, Lt Malop St car park, Civic Centre car park, Busport and Geelong Railway Station. Cr Heagney said Haymarket could lend itself to development of a medical precinct linking St John of God and Geelong hospitals. Busport had capacity to add to its height to extend its development opportunities, she said. “We want to know what kinds of development might bring jobs to Geelong,” Cr Heagney said. “We’re seeking expert advice about what would be the best outcome

for central Geelong if we put sites out for an expression of interest. “We’ll get expert property development advice about what makes sites attractive, what potential uses might be and what density might be best. “We’re looking for advice on which ones to do first because we can’t do them all at once. “These are large parcels of council land in central Geelong and we want to make sure we get it right because we can only develop them once.” Cr Heagney said after the report was completed council could consider how to manage sites with existing uses such as car parking.

Council would also consider the best approach to redevelopments, including City Hall managing the projects, putting sites out to tender or instituting a public-private partnership, she said. Mayor Darryn Lyons believed that Geelong must “look creatively and commercially” at central city land. “I’ve got big plans for Geelong and a dynamic city heart will be at the centre of our success. “Now’s the time for change and we need to look creatively and commercially at these sites that have huge potential.”

In brief Bottle opener TORQUAY’S Bottle of Milk restaurant plans to reopen this Friday after authorities blamed a supplier’s bad eggs for a gastro outbreak that affected more than 200 customers. The restaurant said it had since made “supply changes” and shifted to pasteurised egg mayonnaise.

China target MAINLAND China is the next target of retail store expansion plans at Geelong clothing chain Cotton On, the company has revealed. Cotton On, which has more than 1300 stores internationally, revealed its plans at the company’s Asian headquarters in Singapore, where South Korea, Vietnam and Japan were also named as expansion targets.

Selwood starter GEELONG Cats skipper Joel Selwood has declared himself a certain starter for round one of the 2014 AFL season after a hamstring strain in Alice Springs last week. Selwood said a scan this week showed the injury was “very minor” and his hamstring felt “really good”.

Mayor candidate GEELONG’S Darryn Lyons is among nominees for a 2014 World Mayor Prize. Cr Lyons said he was “honoured” to be a candidate after only 100 days in office.

Pay fines UNDERPAYING two staff $19,000 has cost the previous operators of Anakie’s general store $45,000. A Federal Court judge fined The Thirsty Farmer Pty Ltd $40,000 and former store manager and partowner Renee Leanne Batty a further $5000, to be paid directly to the underpaid workers.

Chair ‘retires’ CATHY Whelan will “retire” from the board overseeing foreshore management from St Leonards to Portarlington after four years as chair. Ms Whelan said now was a “good time to make way for the next generation” on Bellarine Bayside’s board. Locally Owned and Operated

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Falcons AFL talent manager Michael Turner said the aspiring footy stars relished the opportunity to step up as role models. “In the video they’ll be basically talking to other learner drivers and their parents about the importance of practicing night driving and driving in all conditions because that’s something that the TAC feels needs some additional attention,” Mr Turner said.

TAC research released as part of its saferpplaters.com.au parental campaign shows drivers are 30 time more likely to crash in their first six months of solo driving than when on L-plates. “The boys are well aware other young people look up to them, so they understand the role they can play in encouraging safer road use,” Mr Turner said.

The interviews, airing on Channel Nine’s TAC Cup Future Stars program later this year, are among a number of road-safety activities in which the club will be involved in 2014. Players will also participate in a Learner Drivers Rally and promote a Speed Hurts message, aimed at making speeding socially unacceptable.

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200 ward plans under state axe By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN SEVERAL Geelong councillors have privately expressed “disappointment” at a State Government directive to abandon their Community Priority Projects ward funding system. The councillors have conceded the system’s $7.2 million in annual funding will be absorbed into council’s general budget. The system allocated $600,000 to each of the 12 wards annually for community-based projects. The funding was at the centre of a battle between councillors and former mayor Keith Fagg who wanted to spend it on central Geelong projects. Mr Fagg quit

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and publicly criticised the model last year, leading to councillors revising the process for applications and decisions with enhanced transparancy. Victoria’s Local Government Inspectorate is yet to hand down findings on its investigation into the system but Mayor Darryn Lyons revealed this week that the Government had told council to axe the funding. Councillors, who declined to be identified, told the Independent they understood that projects already covered under the sytem would be funded to completion but new ward-based projects were ruled out.

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By NOEL MURPHY GEELONG Mayor Darryn Lyons is on a collision course with angry residents desperate to fight new high-rise residential zonings across Geelong. The controversial four-storey zonings could become a hot election issue for Geelong’s marginal seats at this year’s state poll after anxious protesters descended on a council meeting to voice their disapproval. But Cr Lyons has advocated city buildings heights “a mile high” while objectors argue Geelong’s unique lifestyle and amenity will be torn apart. Groups across Belmont, Newtown and Geelong West are up in arms at the prospect of three and fourstorey apartment blocks next door or in heritage areas. Council has sent the proposed rezonings to a State Government-appointed panel for review. Residents, fearing the rezonings are a fait accompli, are organising legal fighting funds. Geelong MP Ian Tresize said the proposed rezonings had caused “a lot of anger and frustration”. Cr Trezise, who has lodged his own objection, said the ambience and character of some inner-suburban areas “could be totally destroyed”. “It would appear there’s no real rhyme or reason to how it’s been implemented and I know there’s major concern and anger,” he said. “This could well become a state election political issue and, as a state MP, I call on the council and panel to ensure local residents are listened to and their concerns acted upon.” Cr Lyons said Geelong needed to find a balance between heritage and growth. “We (council) don’t have a say in it. The State Government is going to rule on it,” he said. “I’m not against it, though. I think it gives the community the opportunity to go to the panel and state their case and it’s actually the minister who decides.” Cr Lyons said central Geelong should have no height limits. “How high? A mile high,” he said. “I want to grow the economic development of the city. We’ve got to go forward, we can’t go backwards. We’re not going to attract people without big development. “Planning Minister Matthew Guy just approved five 60 to 75-storey buildings in Melbourne. It would be great to see them in Geelong - that would be excellent.”

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Lyons our ‘second’ mohawk mayor By NOEL MURPHY DARRYN Lyons is stunned to find he’s not Geelong’s first mohawk mayor. That honour apparently goes to Geelong’s second mayor, James Austin, whose vertical coiffure preceded Cr Lyons’ hairdo over 160 years ago. Mr Austin’s indisputably upright hair-lick is recorded photographically for posterity on a City Hall honour board dated 18511852. Like the present-day encumbent, Mr Austin oversaw a city in transition as Geelong’s agrarianbased enterprises of the era found themselves facing the upheaval of the Gold Rush. “It’s funny isn’t it? It’s a great story,” Cr Lyons said as he gazed at his predecessor. “The Austins are a legend-

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say the third generation loses the family fortune, so they’ve had a few good offspring but (Cotton On chief) Nigel Austin can’t compete with my hair!” James Austin, who with brother Richard settled Winchelsea’s Barwon Park, site of the first rabbits introduced to Australia, owned the 23,000-acre Avalon estate north of Geelong and was voted onto the city’s first council in 1850. A highly successful businessman, he returned to England in 1853 to serve as mayor of Glastonbury four times. Mr Austin sent Geelong a graft of the celebrated Glastonbury thorn, which, according to legend, grew from the cross of Jesus Christ. A descendant of the thorn still thrives at Geelong Botanic Gardens.

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Slow internet ‘holding us back’ By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN ROD Macdonald wants to know what broadband connections are like around City of Greater Geelong. The councillor is adamant that Geelong’s level of internet availability and quality is holding the region back and wants a better service. He has started a B4G campaign, seeking feedback from broadband users about the quality of their internet experience. The campaign follows the release of federal Department of Communications mapping, revealing 75 per cent of Geelong has “poor” or “very poor” broadband quality. Large areas of suburban Geelong have download speeds of eight megabits (Mbps) or less, with many between zero and four megabits. Only small pockets close to exchanges can achieve download speeds up to 24Mbps, according to a Broadband Availability and Quality Report.

Federal Government’s proposed National Broadband Newtowrk (NBN) will deliver speeds of 25Mbps. Cr Macdonald said he knew of several office building projects that were on hold awaiting the provision of fibre cable. “The developers know that their projects are not viable without fibre but no one knows what’s happening. Everyone’s waiting and it’s all come to a stop. “With the loss of manufacturing jobs the politicians tell us we need to turn to smart solutions but we need fibre to compete with the rest of the world. “We have companies wanting to come to Geelong and others wanting to expand but investment decisions are on hold because we don’t know if we’ll get fibre.” Cr Macdonald said feedback from broadband users across Geelong would help ICT Geelong push the case for a high-priority on the next NBN roll-out.

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ONLINE: Rod Macdonald wants feedback on broadband connections. Picture: REG RYAN State Technology Minister Gordon Rich-Phillips said the Broadband Availability and Quality Report showed a need to prioritise areas requiring highspeed broadband. “Demand for broadband is high in Victoria’s large regional centres, with over 2000 businesses in Geelong demanding a fibre service,” he said.

BROADBAND quality in much of Geelong’s southern suburbs is “abysmal”, according to Corangamite MP Sarah Henderson. Ms Henderson told federal parliament her electorate had many “deficient” areas needing prioritisation for NBN connection. A speed test on new government website mybroadband.communications.gov.au would tell users the quality of their internet connections, she said. “I’m calling on everyone in Corangamite who has poor or slow broadband to do this speed test so we have the data and we can assess what we need to do in areas.” Ms Henderson said the test, available in about a month, would send data straight to Department of Communications so it could track speeds of everyone in the electorate.

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Carbon Revolution is the world’s first commercial manufacturer of carbon-fibre wheels for cars. Premier Denis Napthine said the company was one of Geelong’s many success stories. “Carbon Revolution has a bright future here in Geelong making quality carbon fibre products for the automotive industry,” he said. “This strategic partnership builds on the positive work my Government has already undertaken in providing Carbon Revolution with a previous grant of $250,000 leading to the creation of 20 new full-time jobs. “These new investments in

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We offer excellent employment conditions and opportunities to further your career. To view available positions, apply or obtain a position description visit our website www.geelongaustralia.com.au

The north bound lane of Riverview Terrace Belmont, between Sommers Street and Barrabool Road, will be closed between approximately 3.00pm and 10.00pm on Friday 14 March. Resident access will be maintained at all times under marshal control. Short delays may be experienced.

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PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE OF INTENTION TO DISCONTINUE ROADS IN BELMONT CLAUSE 3 OF SCHEDULE 10 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1989 The City of Greater Geelong proposes to discontinue various unmade Government roads along the Waurn Ponds Creek in Belmont being Crown Allotments 2016, 2021, 2022 and 2043 shown hatched on the diagram below. Once discontinued it is intended that the Crown land will be reserved for public purposes and the Council appointed Committee of Management.

A speed reduction of 40km per hour will be implemented on Barrabool Road to facilitate a pedestrian crossing. Please proceed with caution when travelling in this area between 3.00pm and 10.00pm.

NOTICE OF COUNCIL MEETING The next meeting of the Greater Geelong City Council will be held at the Council Conference and Reception Centre, City Hall, Little Malop Street entrance, Geelong on Tuesday 11 March commencing at 7.00pm.

Emergency access will be maintained at all times.

The meeting is open to the public.

GATORADE TRIATHLON - PORTARLINGTON GEELONG MAJOR EVENTS MEETING

SUNDAY 16 MARCH 2014

The next meeting of Geelong Major Events will be held at the Council Conference and Reception Centre, City Hall, Gheringhap Street entrance, Geelong on Monday 17 March commencing at 4.00pm.

The annual Gatorade Triathlon Series and Active Feet Fun Tri, returns to Portarlington for the 28th year, Victoria’s longest running Triathlon. The roads listed below require traffic treatments to be implemented between approximately 6.30am and 12.30pm on Sunday 16 March

This meeting is open to the public.

• The Esplanade between Pier Street and Hood Road

• Harding Street between The Esplanade and Newcombe Street

CENTRAL GEELONG MARKETING COMMITTEE MEETING The next meeting of the Central Geelong Marketing Committee will be held at the Central Geelong Marketing Office, 100 Brougham Street, Geelong on Tuesday 18 March at 7.30am. This meeting is open to the public.

The events participants will be cycling in a clock wise direction on The Esplanade, Bluff Road, Drysdale - St Leonards Road, Portarlington Queenscliff Road and Fisher Street. Motorists are able to travel in an anti clock wise direction on these roads and are asked to proceed with caution and to be patient as delays are expected. For further information please contact the event organizer; SuperSprint on (03) 9595 3000 or go to www.supersprint.com.au.

CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS MOTOR CITY MUSIC FESTIVAL

Emergency access will be maintained at all times.

MCHARRYS BUSLINES TEMPORARY CHANGED BUS SERVICES SUNDAY 16 MARCH

FRIDAY 7 TO SUNDAY 9 MARCH 2014 Speed reduction will be in place on Breakwater Road East Geelong between Carr St and Barwon Terrace from approximately 5.30pm Friday 7 March until 10.30pm Sunday 9 March.

Bus users are advised that the route 79 11.00am bus service from Geelong will terminate in Portarlington and will not be able to service Indented Heads or St Leonards. The 8.00am, 10.00am and 12noon bus services from St Leonards to Geelong will originate in Portarlington and will not be able to service St Leonards or Indented Head.

Emergency access will be maintained at all times FIREWORKS ADVICE – SUNDAY 9 MARCH 2014 On Sunday 9 March, at approximately 8.45pm a fireworks display will be staged at the Royal Geelong Showgrounds. The City recommends that pet owners ensure that their animals are safe and secure prior to this time. For further information about the event please visit www.motorcitymusicfestival.com.au or www.geelongaustralia.com.au

For further information regarding the bus time tables visit Metlink www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au or call 131 638 or visit www.mcharrys.com.au

Under sections 207A and 223 of the Act, a person has a right to make a submission on the proposed road discontinuances. A person making a submission is entitled to request in the submission that the person wishes to appear in person, or to be represented by a person to be specified in the submission, at a meeting to be heard in support of the submission. Any persons making a submission and wishing to be heard either personally or by a specified representative will be given that opportunity before a meeting of the Submissions Review Panel to be held at a time and location to be advised. Submissions must be in writing and submitted before Tuesday 8 April 2014. Submissions should be addressed to the Manager, Corporate Strategy and Property Management and posted to Greater Geelong City Council, PO Box 104, Geelong VIC 3220 All submissions will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Act. Submitters should note that Regulations made under the Act require the Council to make available for public inspection submissions received in accordance with section 223 of the Act during the previous 12 months.

UPCOMING EVENTS CLUB NETWORKS SESSIONS

WEET-BIX KIDS TRYATHLON SUNDAY 16 MARCH 2014 The ever popular Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon returns to the Waterfront on Sunday 16 of March. The following roads are required to be progressively closed to motorists between 6.30am to approximately 11.00am on Sunday 16 March. • Ritchie Boulevard.

• Eastern Beach Road, between Bellerine Street and Moorabool Street.

7-9 MARCH 2014 CORIO BAY

WHERE: Deakin Cats Education Centre, Simonds Stadium, enter via Doug Wade Gate, Players Stand

Returning to Corio Bay for the Labour Day long weekend, the large fleet of Couta Boats is a spectacular sight. www.woodenboatfestival.yachting.org.au

TIME:

6:00pm – 7:30pm

RSVP:

sue@leisurenetworks.org or 5224 9933

This session will:

Access to and from Cunningham Pier will be maintained via Cunningham Street in both directions under the management of traffic controllers. Emergency access will be maintained at all times.

• Go through the “’ins and outs’’ of the new legislation and what it means at your venue including club and local government responsibilities

The Waterfront is open for business during the event! So, head to the Waterfront, enjoy a delicious breakfast and watch over 1000 children being active in the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon. CI070314-L

WHEN: Wednesday 12 March 2014

• Western Beach Road, between Moorabool Street and The Esplanade South.

For further information on the event visit www.geelongaustralia.com.au/events

WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL

The next Club Networks session will be focusing on the new smoking legislation. This forum is relevant to all clubs running outdoor junior activities and is a one-off for our region.

• Provide clubs with useful research and statistics about smoking and children to assist to sell the message to your club members

7-9 MARCH 2014 GEELONG SHOWGROUNDS

• Provide details of resources available to assist clubs to communicate, promote and comply with the new laws

MOTOR CITY

• Each club will also be provided with a starter kit of resources including a no smoking sign, poster and palm cards.

FESTIVAL

• Give participants the opportunity to ask questions of people “in the know’’

MUSIC

Three days and five stages of rock, blues and roots music alongside a collection of Ford cars and international cars and trucks. Sunday is a family day and concludes with a massive fireworks display! www.motorcitymusicfestival.com.au

THE CITY PROUDLY SUPPORTS

MOTOR CITY MUSIC FESTIVAL FRIDAY 7 TO SUNDAY 9 MARCH - GEELONG SHOWGROUNDS 1122920-CB10-14


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PUBLIC NOTICES

UPCOMING EVENTS

You’re invited into the National Wool Museum’s creative studio where we are working on our latest exhibition The 25th Object – Gathering Geelong’s Stories.

So far we have gathered together 24 objects and hundreds of related stories which explore the past and the present. We need your help to find the 25th object!

NATIONAL YOUTH WEEK 4-13 APRIL 2014

$500 PRIZES

DON’T HESITATE.

NOMINATE.

Nominate now at www.youthcan.vic.gov.au or

NOMINATE NOW AT WWW.YOUTHCAN.VIC.GOV.AU call theTHE City’sCITY’S Youth Development Unit on 5272 6120. OR CALL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT UNIT ONclose 527221 6120. Nominations March 2014

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Check out the awesome historic things like rigging from the wreckage of The Lightning and the story of wild white man William Buckley; and amazing contemporary stories about local heroes and all the different cultures living in Geelong.

ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE NATIONAL WOOL MUSEUM'S 2014 SCARF FESTIVAL EXHIBITION!

The theme for this year’s Scarf Festival is ‘DIVINELY WICKED OR DEVILISHLY GOOD?’. WHAT PATH WILL YOU TAKE? Will you be tempted by good or bad, or naughty or nice? What happens when darkness meets the light?

Your challenge awaits! Get involved!

What does it mean when the lines blur and the balance is broken?

Open daily until 18 May at the National Wool Museum. Visit www.nwm.vic.gov.au for more info.

All entrants will be in the running for the coveted Scarf of the Year award, as well as other category awards including Use of Colour, 100% Wool and Thematic.

And how will you say it in a scarf?

The IMPETUS Geelong Youth Awards recognises young people who are making significant contributions in the areas of education, community, work, sport,culture, the arts and the environment.

For details on how to enter your scarf visit www.nwm.vic.gov.au Entries close on Friday 2 May 2014.

NOMINATIONS CLOSE 21 MARCH 2014

SMART, VIBRANT, THRIVING, LIVEABLE AND SUCCESSFUL 21ST CENTURY CITY

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Buckets& Bouquets

TICKET GIVEAWAY

BOUQUETS to the staff at Geelong Animal Emergency Clinic, especially Rebecca, for their care and compassion while treating our much-loved German shepherd. We had to put him to sleep but not for any lack of skill or effort by the staff in trying to save him. Richard and Margie, Highton BOUQUETS to Surfcoast Party Hire’s Mark and Luke, who offered to help me with a heavy TV cabinet. It was much appreciated. Bill, East Geelong

mended.

BOUQUETS to the staff of Torquay’s Panache Café, especially the young worker who took the time to return my husband’s wallet to our home. The honesty of all concerned is greatly comJune, Torquay BUCKETS to a low-life slashing tyres in the Bell Park area. Mine were just slashed for the second time since Christmas. Police have been contacted. Loads of bad karma to you. Not Happy Jan, Bell Park

BOUQUETS to a kind, honest man who found my wallet in Market Square Shopping Centre on 26 February and took the time to drop it off. He didn’t leave his number but I thank him for his kindness and honesty. Sophie, Highton BUCKETS to a Geelong venue where I had a soggy, awful chicken parmigiana. Another guest also had an awful parmi, while a third had one that was cold in the middle and with underdone chicken. The venue better change cooks before it loses customers. I won’t go back. Janice, Geelong West BOUQUETS to Geelong West Library’s Anna for her conscientious, helpful and professional approach to we library users. Anna is a pleasure to do business with. DN Tomkins, Herne Hill BOUQUETS to Malcolm and the staff at Geelong Boat House. Quality fish and chips, friendly and professional staff. We had a fantastic night in a beautiful atmosphere. Waurn Ponds Valley Group, Waurn Ponds

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BOUQUETS to The Carlton Hotel’s James for making our night memorable. We had a lovely time celebrating our eighth wedding anniversary. We had great service and a quiet, romantic spot to ourselves. Christine, Lara

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BOUQUETS to the kind person who found my car keys on the beach at Indented Head and handed them in at Portarlington Police Station in early February. I am very grateful. DC, Indented Head

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BUCKETS to op shops that knocked back a carload of baby and children’s clothes and bedding. My son ended up taking it all to a recycling depot. Don’t come knocking on my door telling me you need clothing for the needy. You’ve had your chance. Disgusted, Hamlyn Heights

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BUCKETS to a female owner of a Geelong business. You might think you are more important than everyone else but in reality no one cares who you are and no one knows you. All people know is that you are arrogant, rude, nasty, treat staff like rubbish and disrespect customers. Care Factor Zero, East Geelong BOUQUETS to Motor City Music Festival. I go to loads of festivals around Victoria, Australia and overseas and it’s great to have one in my back yard. Geelong’s struggling, so we all need to support new stuff and get out there and have some fun. Rock on, Geetroit! Jo, Point Lonsdale

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BOUQUETS to a Barwon Water worker with intelligence and initiative for fixing mapping records so that next time I will be notified when supply is interrupted. The worker didn’t insist that “notices went out”. Almost 10 Years To Correct, Portarlington

BUCKETS to an inconsiderate low-life who stole my trolley of newspapers, which had on it my bag, prescription glasses and medication, when I stepped into Coles for no more than a minute. Karma will bite you on the bum. Peed Off Deliverer, Herne Hill

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Users in sync with buses, trains?

Get ‘real-time’

By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN

REAL-TIME timetables for buses and trains matched to urban transport hubs have been proposed as part of a regional transport vision. Consultant AECOM’s $100,000 study for councils alliance body G21 also flagged studies into reserving a public transport corridor to Torquay and restoring rail services to Drysdale. G21 deputy chair Jason Trethowan said the ability for public transport users to know when a bus or train would actually arrive would “be fantastic”. “Timetables are intended to

be observed but we accept they’re not always 100 per cent on time,” he said. “As we get more visitors coming to region and we encourage people who aren’t used to catching public transport, people need real-time information.” Mr Trethowan said the information could be available through a smart phone app. “With location services you can track where a bus or train is to see when it will actually arrive.” The study also suggested more transport hubs, particularly in major regional towns and at urban interchanges.

“This is a growing region and the vision is to provide amenity in areas where businesses are operating and where population is increasing,” Mr Trethowan said. “Creating interchanges at strategic locations like railway stations and Avalon Airport will make it quicker to get around the region and to Melbourne to reduce bottlenecks.” Extending public transport to Drysdale and Torquay was an “aspirational” part of long-term planning, Mr Trethowan said. “The car should become a last resort,” he said.

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Women’s Cancer Foundation, will offer ladies a pampered night out hosted by Cats WAG and fashion stylist Renee Enright. The meeting will offer pamper packs, show bags and tarot

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CANCER and glitz and glamour don’t always go together but a fund-raiser at Geelong Greyhound Racing Club aims to change that. The fund-raiser, in aid of

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FRIDAY CHESS - Geelong Chess Club meets 6pm juniors and 7.15pm seniors at 33 Myers St, Geelong. Enquiries 0468 322 470. MEDITATION - Spiritual teaching with Swami Atmananda 7pm at 5 Daisy St, Newtown. Enquiries 5229 4210.

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SPEAKING - Rostrum public speaking group meets 6.45pm at St Georges Workers Club, 212 Pakington St, Geelong West. Enquiries 5250 4507. BOWLS - Carpet Bowls at Senior Citizens Centre, 45 Heyers Rd, Grovedale. Exercise and cards Tuesdays, coach trips Wednesdays, bingo Thursdays, line dancing Fridays. Enquiries 0412 821 654. CLUB - Xtreme KidZ Club meets 3.30-5.30pm school age, 1.30-2.30pm pre-school, at 35 Boston Rd, Torquay. Enquiries salvos.org.au/torquay.

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EATING - Eating disorder recovery parents and friends support group meets 7pm. Enquiries 0410 997 283. WEIGHT - Springs TOWN Club meets 9.15am at church hall, rear Drysdale Uniting Church, High St. New members welcome. Enquiries 5251 3763. HEARING - Better Hearing Geelong hearing-loss management sessions 11am at Geelong West Senior Citizens Community Centre, 89 Autumn St. Enquiries 5278 8300. MUSIC - Mainly music pre-school program 1.302.30pm at 35 Boston Rd, Torquay. Bookings salvos. org.au/torquay.

TUESDAY FAITH - Victory Faith Centre presentation Why is Bible Prophecy Important 7pm at 313 Bellarine St, South Geelong. Enquiries 0421 728 128. HEALTH - Barwon Health Newcomb free betterhealth self-management course 11.30am-2pm. Referrals 1300 715 673. PARENTING - Toolbox Parenting Program for early years 7.30-9.30pm at Drysdale Uniting Church Hall. Enquiries 5251 3125, 0428 381 829. GRACE - GRACE meets 1-3pm at St John of God Hospital, through café to Clancy House. Topic yoga for relaxation. DANCE - Social Ballroom dancing with CDs. Walkthrough 1.30-2pm, dancing 2-4.30pm at Geelong Ballroom, Bayview Pde, Hamlyn Heights. Entry $5. Enquiries 0416 964 352, 5248 3371. HISTORY - Steiglitz Historical Society open day 11-3pm at the former St Thomas’ Church, Meredith Rd, Steiglitz. Enquiries 5330 1357. STROKE - Geelong Stroke Support Group meets 1pm at Uniting Church hall, Ormond Rd, East Geelong.

WEDNESDAY CHOIR - Coastal Sound Children’s and Youth Choir grades 1-4 3.45-4.25pm, 5-6 4.30-5.15pm at 35 Boston Rd, Torquay. Visit salvos.org.au/torquay. DANCE - Social Ballroom dance with The Dancers Club 7.30-10.30pm at Leopold Public Hall. Enquiries 0425 731 298.

THURSDAY DANCE - Westcoast Seekers Club dance 8-11pm at Geelong RSL, Belmont. Enquiries 5282 8904, 5282 5501. DANCE - Life Activities Club Geelong dance 2.304.30pm at Belmont Pavilion, Barrabool Rd. Entry $5 Enquiries 5251 3529.


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Write to us:

Letters Another ludicrous fine MY HUSBAND and I have read with interest all the Independent’s letters regarding the right-turn lights at the intersection of The Boulevard and Melbourne Rd, Norlane, and ours is just one more complaint. It was good to read there will be an investigation into this particular set of lights (Independent, 28 February). My husband was also pinged at these lights and received a $361 fine and three demerit points. The fine notice stated an elapsed time of .6 seconds, which is ludicrous because anyone would struggle to cross the white stop line in that time. C Berry Ocean Grove

Time to ID opportunities GEELONG is going through a difficult period with sustained job losses. But this state’s second largest city has survived significant economic downturns in the past and will do so this time. This is not a time for gloom and doom but rather a time for planning for the future. The economic model on which Geelong has been based is no longer relevant and new industries, new economic activities, must be attracted to this city. Their identification should be the immediate focus of all our attention. Michael J Gamble Belmont

Help business make jobs LOCAL job creation needn’t be all about publicpurse subsidies. For example, a Yarra Street Pier, incorporating a convention centre and retail, hospitality, market, accommodation and berthing facilities, priced at roughly $25 million, could be solely a private-sector-funded project. Cunningham Pier sets the precedent. While Avalon Airport requires public funding for a rail-link, of equal importance is a continuation of supportive governance and the contracting of a savvy, international, multi-faceted carrier. The ripple effect of an up-and-about Avalon into Asian fresh food and tourist markets knows no bounds. Advancement of Dennis More’s vision for Leopold Tourism and Leisure Park, a $336 million project offering 1800 jobs in the construction phase with 200 ongoing positions, requires nothing to attract investor confidence but Planning Minister Matthew Guy stepping up to the plate and streamlining its

Motor City helping drive Geelong’s future I APPLAUD the organisers of the inaugural Motor City Music Festival for taking the initiative in organising the event. Geelong is a resilient town and State Government is working hard to support and grow existing businesses and attract new business to our region. Last week’s announcement of 300 new Energy Australia jobs in Geelong by the end of this year and this week’s funding for Carbon Revolution to create a further 150 jobs were good examples of these efforts. Our Government is also part of the Geelong Region In-

to celebrate the diversity of this great city. Geelong already has links to great rock acts like Jet and Magic Dirt and readers’ support of this festival will build on Geelong’s reputation as an events city. My best wishes for a successful event. As Hugo T Armstrong says: “We’re a little bit town and a little bit country but there’s always room for rock and roll”. David O’Brien MLC Member for Western Victoria Region

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novation and Investment Fund, which will shortly announce further projects in partnership with business to benefit the Geelong region. Initiatives like the music festival bring people together

planning, as he did in 2013 for Wyndham Harbour. The abolition of penalty rates and a reduction in payroll tax, advanced by Keith Fagg, would foster additional jobs and support the point of Geelong Chamber of Commerce Bernadette Uzelac that giving retail operators a break would create up to 2000 local positions for what amounts to political courage, nous and at the end of the day, a grounded stroke of the pen. Richard Worland Manifold Heights

Library fostering culture LAST week Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) hosted a literary event with celebrated British author Margaret Drabble in conversation with City of Greater Geelong arts and culture manager Kaz Paton. The engaging and insightful event was another excellent example of the range of library programs provided by the library corporation that bring educational and cultural benefit to the life of Geelong and its visitors. Our Library is at the forefront of innovative learning and community development programs. Congratulations to the Geelong Regional Library Corporation and partners Geelong Performing Arts Centre and The Wheeler Centre. Yvonne Adami East Geelong

You’re invited to party I LIVE in in the older part of Portarlington where, essentially, the original residents are pensioners and others have purchased property to retire. But this idyllic life is being threatened by council being hell bent on putting up as many double-storey dwellings as possible to help entrepreneurs. Is council being lenient or going ahead with planning amendments to make sure these projects can go ahead and the developers can do what they want? At a planning application panel hearing, which in my opinion was a kangaroo court, we were given three minutes to have our say and the same people pushing for the plan were the hearing panel. As I live opposite a proposed mini city of six double-storey units and one-single storey unit on half an acre, I will fight it all the way. I would like to form a political party and stop the Planning Minister, who probably hasn’t even been down here. I would like to hear from like-minded people interested in joining the party or giving some input. I have appealed at Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, which hopefully will be more even-handed than council, which is supposed to be working for us. I am not inexperienced, as I was a foundation member of the Australian Democrats. No house or vacant site is safe under the new rezoning, so please contact me if you can help by

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Bring back rego labels VICROADS needs to re-evaluate its decision to not send out annual registration labels. People on limited incomes need a reminder at least one month prior to the expiration of the registration period for budget purposes. Linking registration to number plates allows people with false plates and without third-party cover to cause tremendous difficulties if one is unfortunate enough to have an accident with such a driver. Even if the plates are genuine and the registration and third-party cover invalid, a simple scrape or dent in a car park next to such a vehicle will cause insurance premiums to rise for the honest people who pay comprehensive insurance. Again the miscreant gets off scot-free. More and more people will be on the roads in unregistered vehicles. VicRoads recently ran a quarter-page ad for up to 15,000 motorists who have not received their licence renewal notices due to an administration error. I urge everybody to get a hard copy receipt for their car registration and to attach it to their Sun visor as a reminder of the expiry date because there will be more administrative errors that will cause trouble and inconvenience, all in the name of cost-cutting. I strongly protest this thoughtless action of VicRoads and I hope the labels are reinstated forth-with. J Jones Ocean Grove

Law and ordered AFTER reading so much in our press about bashings, thuggery and even murder, surely it’s time for the normal, quiet majority to reclaim what is lawful, peaceful and right. We should be able to walk down the street in safety, go to the pub peacefully and even go out on the town knowing we will return home without being bashed or killed. We ought to be able to party with our friends without the acrid fumes of marijuana permeating the air and without stumbling across used syringes in the toilets. It’s time to give our police force its teeth back and return a backbone to some magistrates. We need a new political party, say, an Australian Law and Order Party. Bob Dare Portarlington

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He’s bloggin’ the blues By MICHELLE HERBISON UNIQUE meetings and experiences on the road are often perks of a musician’s job that audiences merely hear about in stories and songs. But finger-picking Geelong bluesman Brian Fraser is taking storytelling to the next level with his “60 seconds on the road” video blog. Fraser began posting the short videos on his website a few years ago, aiming to introduce his fans to the remarkable people and places of his touring journeys over 30 years. “These days with technology it’s so simple to do it. I can do the whole thing on my iPad and upload it,” he explained. A revisit to a friend’s property at Wells Station, near Canberra, last year prompted Fraser to recollect in video a song he wrote about the owners’ struggle with property developers. “It’s about my friends’ old farmhouse and they were going to pull it down and put a suburb right through it. They did build a suburb but they actually kept the homestead,” Fraser recalled. “They had a get-together there to celebrate the fact that they’re going to keep the place. My friends still live there and it’s one of those very peaceful spots.” Ghostly happenings at Tasmania’s Forth Pub inspired another of Fraser’s songs, which he wrote one morning while staying at the hotel. “Lots of weird things have happened there and they all blame Ernie the ghost. He used to run the hotel and was killed in the hallway in 1972,” he said. In a spooky coincidence, after Fraser played the song to the locals they pulled out old newspaper clippings to find one of the articles began with the exact same words as his song: “He died in a pool of blood”.

MOTOR CITY: Geelong bluesman and blogger Brian Fraser.

“You see lots of interesting people and places, some things that inspire you and some things that frighten you,” Fraser observed. Fraser has released seven albums and won three awards including a Chain Award in 2003 for Aus-

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Mental matters near to normal for local troupe INTERNATIONALLY-ACCLAIMED Geelong actress Natalie O’Donnell will question normality in a new rock musical full of humour and heart. Doorstep Production’s Next to Normal will take an unblinking look at mental illness through one family’s story, with O’Donnell at the helm. O’Donnell will lead the six-member cast, a “picture-perfect family unit” fractured by their mother’s bipolar disorder. The plot traverses an emotional wilderness, exploring the issues of mental illness and its ensuing social stigma, drug abuse, grief and loss. Director Darylin Ramondo said writer Brian Yorkey’s razer-sharp dialogue and witty lyrics within the serious storyline could surprise audiences. “The underlying theme of the show is very powerful but it’s presented in a humorous, heartfelt way that I think our audiences are going to find not only deeply touching but highly entertaining.” The production has won a Pulitzer Prize for Drama and three Tony Awards including best musical score for Tom Kitt’s work. Ramondo said the performance would resonate with Geelong’s population since government statistics showed 45 per cent of Australians directly experienced a mental illness in their lifetime. “We know that so many people can relate to the themes in Next to Normal,” he said. Doorstep Arts will present Next to Normal at Geelong Performing Arts Centre’s (GPAC) Drama Theatre from 14 to 33 March. Tickets are available from GPAC.

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and do the gnocchi and maybe a dessert pizza as well,” he said. Adults will learn skills to take away and try in their backyard pizza ovens or in the home kitchen, he says. “Once they see it they’ll understand it’s not rocket science, but if they do it well and to learn the appropriate ways, it’s something they can have forever.”

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6:00 ABC News Breakfast [s] 10:00 Seeking Refuge 11:00 Big Ideas (PG) [s] 12:00 Midday Report [s] 12:30 Talking Heads [s] 1:00 Janet King (M a,l,v) [s] 2:00 At The Movies (PG) 2:30 As Time Goes By [s] 3:00 Bed Of Roses (PG) [s] 4:00 New Tricks (PG) 5:00 Eggheads [s] 5:30 ABC News: Early Edition [s] 6:50 Australiaʼs Paralympians 2014 6:00 Grand Designs: The Cambridgeshire Eco Home: Cambridgeshire [s] 6:50 Australiaʼs Paralympics 2014: Cameron Rhales Rahbula 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 [s] – State based current affairs. 8:00 QI: Geography (PG) [s] 8:30 The Doctor Blake Mysteries (M a,s) [s] 9:30 Line Of Duty (M v,l) [s] – Having been duped into covering for Jackieʼs crime, Gates tries to sever ties with her. 10:30 Lateline [s] 11:05 Shaun Micallefʼs Mad As Hell (PG) [s] 11:35 rage (MA15+a,l,d,h,n,s,v) 3:00 Paralympics Sochi Opening Ceremony 2014 5:00 rage (PG) 5:30 Seven Early News [s] 6:00 Sunrise [s] 9:00 The Morning Show (PG) 11:30 Seven Morning News [s] 12:00 The Midday Movie: “Fugitive Nights: Danger In The Desert” (PG v) (ʼ93) Stars: Sam Elliott 2:00 The Daily Edition (PG) 3:00 The Chase (PG) 4:00 Seven News at 4 5:00 Deal Or No Deal [s] 5:30 Million Dollar Minute [s] 6:00 Seven News [s] 7:00 Better Homes And Gardens [s] 8:30 The Friday Movie: “The Holiday” (M s,l) (ʼ06) – Iris is in love with a man who is about to marry another woman. Across the globe, Amanda realises that the man she lives with has been unfaithful. Two women who have never met find themselves in the same place. Stars: Cameron Diaz & Kate Winslet 11:30 Program To Be Advised 12:30 Hung: The Whole Beefalo (MA15+s) – With the fate of the Wellness Centre hanging in the balance, Ray must find Charlie and recover their money. 1:00 Desperate Housewives (M) [s] 3:00 Home Shopping 4:00 NBC Today 5:30 Today *Live* [s] 9:00 Mornings (PG) 11:00 National Morning News [s] 12:00 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (PG) 1:00 Afternoon Movie: “The Client List ” (M a,d,s) (ʼ04) Stars: Cybill Shepherd 3:00 News Now 4:15 Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 Nine News [s] 7:00 A Current Affair [s] 7:30 The Block: Fans v Faves Unlocked (PG) 8:10 The Big Bang Theory (PG s) [s] 8:40 Movie: “Fracture” (M v,l) (ʼ07) – Ted Crawford brutally shoots his wife and calmly waits for the police to arrest him. With the weapon and a signed confession in hand, the Deputy D.A. believes a conviction is a slam dunk - that is, until the case completely unravels. Stars: Anthony Hopkins 11:00 Movie: “The Specialist” (MA15+ s,v,l) Stars: Sylvester Stallone & Sharon Stone 1:10 Movie: “Convoy” (M v,l,d) (ʼ78) Stars: Kris Kristofferson & Ali McGraw 1:10 Movie: “Convoy” (M v,l,d) (ʼ78) Stars: Kris Kristofferson & Ali McGraw 3:15 Impractical Jokers (M l,s) 4:00 TV Shop 5:30 TEN Eyewitness News Early [s] 6:30 Wake Up [s] 8:30 Studio 10 (PG) [s] 10:30 Studio 10 You (PG) [s] 11:00 TEN Eyewitness News Morning [s] 12:00 Dr Phil (PG l,a) 1:00 The Doctors *Special Encore Presentation* (PG s) 2:00 The Biggest Loser: Challenge Australia (PG l) [s] 3:00 Judge Judy (PG) 3:30 Entertainment Tonight (PG) 4:00 Good Chef, Bad Chef [s] 4:30 The Bold & The Beautiful [s] 5:00 TEN Eyewitness News [s] 6:00 Modern Family [s] 6:30 The Project Encore [s] 7:30 The Living Room [s] 8:30 Hawaii Five-O: Ka ʻoiaʼiʼo Ma Loko [s] – A double murder forces the Five-0 team to bring in a conspiracy therapist to help them find a missing artifact tied to the killings. 9:30 NCIS: Tell-All (M v) 10:30 TEN Eyewitness News Late [s] 11:00 Blue Bloods: Black & Blue (M) 12:00 The Late Show (PG) 1:00 Infomercial (PG) 2:00 Home Shopping (PG) 5:00 Worldwatch 1:00 Food Loversʼ Guide To Australia [s] 1:30 Inspector Rex (PG) 2:30 NITV News In Review 3:00 France 24 International News [s] 3:30 Al Jazeera News [s] 4:00 The Journal [s] 4:30 PBS Newshour [s] 5:30 Global Village: Patagonia Cafe [s] 6:00 Madhur Jaffreyʼs Curry Nation [s] 6:30 SBS World News [s] 7:30 Coast: Peril from the Seas [s] – Nicholas Crane tells the tale of the Great Storm of 1703. 8:35 Henry VII: Winter King (PG) [s] – Historian Thomas Penn reveals the secrets of founder of Britainʼs great Tudor Dynasty and his amazing trajectory to power. 9:40 The First World War From Above (PG) [s] – A unique perspective on the scale of the First World War as a collection of extraordinary historical finds are brought to the screen. 10:40 SBS World News Late [s] 11:05 The Feed: Best Stories Of The Week 11:35 Drama Movie: “Unresolved Sexual Tension” (MA15+s,v) (ʼ10) (In Spanish) 1:20 Film: Kurt Wallender: The Guilt (M a,l,v) (ʼ09) (In Swedish) 3:00 Weatherwatch Overnight

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5:30 Paralympic Highlights 6:00 rage (G) 10:30 Winter Paralympics Sochi 2014: Opening Ceremony Highlights 11:00 rage: Guest Programmer (PG) 12:00 Secrets Of The Superbrands: Fashion (PG) 12:55 Thatʼs Australia: Art From The Heart [s] 1:00 Movie: “Imitation Of Life” (PG) (ʼ59) Stars: John Gavin & Juanita Moore 3:00 Flickerfest Short Film: Bee Sting (PG) 3:15 Movie: “The French Line” (G) (ʼ54) 5:00 Koalas: Slow Life In The Fast Lane [s] 5:30 Devil Island: Summer On Devil Island [s] 6:00 Paralympics Sochi 2014: Highlights 6:30 Hello Birdy: Raptors (PG) 7:00 ABC News [s] 7:30 Dream Build: Marimekko [s] 7:40 Doc Martin (PG) 8:30 Agatha Christieʼs Poirot: Curtain: Poirotʼs Last Case (M a,v) [s] 10:00 Silent Witness: The Prodigal (Part 1) (M a,v) [s] 11:00 Adam Hills: The Last Leg [s] 11:30 rage: Guest Programmer: Amity Afflication (MA15+a,l,d,h,n,a,v) 5:00 rage (PG) 6:00 Saturday Disney [s] 7:00 Weekend Sunrise [s] 10:00 The Morning Show - Weekend (PG) 12:00 Sevenʼs Horse Racing 2014: Australian Cup *Live 5:00 Highway Patrol (PG) 5:30 Border Security USA (PG) 6:00 Seven News [s] 7:00 Family Movie Special “Despicable Me” (PG v) (ʼ10) – Vying for the title of ʻWorld's Greatest Villainʼ, Gru - along with his hilarious crew of mischievous minions - plots to pull off the craziest crime of the century: steal the moon! Stars: Steve Carell & Jason Segal 9:00 The Saturday Movie: “Red” (M v,l) (ʼ10) – Frank is a former black ops CIA agent living a quiet life alone... until the day a hit squad shows up to kill him. Stars: Bruce Willis 11:15 Tricked (PG n) 12:15 Desperate Housewives: Watch While I Revise The World (M) [s] 1:15 The Late Movie: “Their Eyes Were Watching God” (M a,v) (ʼ05) Stars: Halle Berry & Ruben Santiago-Hudson 3:30 It Is Written Oceania (PG) 4:00 Home Shopping 5:00 Dr Oz: Dr Ozʼs Jumpstart (PG) 6:00 Childrenʼs Programs 7:00 Weekend Today Saturday 10:00 Mornings - Saturday (PG) 12:00 The Middle (PG) 12:30 The Block: Fans V Faves (PG) 4:00 The Bottom Line: Gabi Hollows (PG) 4:30 The Garden Gurus 5:00 News: First At Five [s] 5:30 Getaway (PG) 6:00 National News - Saturday [s] 7:00 Movie: “Happy Feet 2” (PG v) (ʼ11) – Mumble's son, Erik, is struggling to realize his talents in the Emperor Penguin world. Stars: Elijah Wood & Pink, Robin Williams 9:00 Movie: “Sherlock Holmes” (M v) (ʼ09) – Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England. Stars: Robert Downey Jnr 11:35 Late Movie: “Whiteout” (MA15+v,l,n) (ʼ09) Stars: Kate Beckinsale 1:30 Movie: “Nuts” (M v,l) (ʼ87) Stars: Barbra Streisand & Richard Dreyfuss 3:30 Extra [s] 4:00 Danoz 4:30 TV Shop 6:00 Diamonds In The Rough 7:00 Koala Land 8:00 Good Chef Bad Chef [s] 8:30 Studio 10 Saturday (PG) [s] 10:00 Studio 10 You (PG) [s] 11:00 Tour The World: New Zealandʼs North Island Unveiled [s] 11:30 Everyday Gourmet 12:00 The Living Room Encore(PG) [s] 1:00 Itʼs A Lifestyle TV [s] 1:30 A Taste of Travel 2:00 Escape With ET 3:00 Program To Be Advised 4:00 Whatʼs Up Down Under? 4:30 Everyday Gourmet With Justine Schofield [s] 5:00 TEN Eyewitness News [s] 6:00 The Simpsons (PG s) 6:30 Attenboroughʼs Natureʼs Great Events: The Great Tide [s] 7:30 Bondi Vet (PG) [s] 8:30 Saturday Night Movie: “Taken” (M v,a) (ʼ08) Stars: Liam Neeson & Famke Janssen 10:25 Movie: “127 Hours” (MA15+ a) (ʼ10) Stars: James Franco & Amber Tamblyn 12:25 48 Hours (M a) 1:00 Infomercial 2:00 Home Shopping (PG) 5:00 Worldwatch 1:00 Notre Dame De Paris 2:45 Bronzino: Restoring Genius 3:55 A Season At The Juilliard School New York: Artists! (PG) 4:30 PBS Newshour [s] 5:35 Treasures Decoded: The Gospel of Jesus Wife (PG) 6:30 SBS World News [s] 7:30 Leopard Queen (PG) [s] – Manana is a wild leopard living in Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa. She could kill a man with ease. Yet besides her sits JV, unarmed with no cage. 8:30 The Story Of The Jews: In The Beginning (PG) [s] – Simon Schama looks at the impact of those moments when the Jewish experience has changed the fate of the world. 9:30 Drama Movie: “Precious” (MA15+a,l) (ʼ09) – In New York Cityʼs Harlem in 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate 16-year-old who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enrol in an alternative school. (From the US) 11:35 Thriller Movie: “Tell No One” (MA15+v) (ʼ06) (In French) 1:50 Call Girls: The Truth (MA15+s,n) 2:40 Comedy Movie: “Eagle Vs Shark” (M l) (ʼ07) (From New Zealand) 4:20 Weatherwatch Overnight

6:00 rage 7:30 Asia Pacific Focus [s] 8:00 Weekend Breakfast [s] 9:00 Insiders [s] 10:00 Offsiders [s] 10:30 Winter Paralympics Sochi 2014: Highlights [s] 11:00 Australian Story 11:30 Songs Of Praise: Taking Stock [s] 12:00 Landline [s] 1:00 Gardening Australia [s] 1:30 Compass: Whatever Happened To The Charismatics? (PG) [s] 2:00 Doc Martin (PG) 3:00 Basketball: WNBL: Grand Final [s] 5:30 Australian Story: Taking Flight [s] 6:00 Paralympics Sochi 2014: Highlights [s] 6:30 Compass: Joanna Lumley The Search For Noahʼs Ark: Part 1 7:00 ABC News [s] 7:30 Richard Hammond Builds A Planet [s] 8:30 Rake (M l,s) [s] 9:30 Program To Be Advised 10:15 Wallander: Sidetracked (M a,v) 11:45 Movie: “Madigan” (M s,v) (ʼ68) Stars: Henry Fonda & Richard Widmark 1:25 Movie: “A Place In The Sun” (PG) (ʼ51) Stars: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor 3:25 Richard Hammond Builds A Planet 4:25 Order In The House [s] 5:30 Collectors [s] 6:00 Childrenʼs Programs 7:00 Weekend Sunrise [s] 10:00 The Morning Show - Weekend (PG) 11:00 Dr Oz (PG) 12:00 Program To Be Advised 4:30 Better Homes And Gardens [s] 5:30 Coxyʼs Big Break (PG) 6:00 Seven News [s] 6:30 Program To Be Advised 8:00 Sunday Night [s] – Chris Bath leads a team of Australiaʼs best reporters, breaking the stories that matter. 9:00 Downton Abbey (M) [s] – An extravagant house party at the Abbey gives the Crawleyʼs a chance to reconnect with old friends. 10:00 Castle: Anatomy Of A Murder / 3XK (M v,a) [s] – When pallbearers at a funeral lose control of a surprisingly heavy casket and the body of an unknown woman falls out with the original deceased. 12:00 Hannibal: Ceuf (MA15+v,d) – After the brutal murder of an otherwise happy family, Will and Jack uncover a string of child kidnappings. 1:00 Dr Oz: Thatʼs Awkward (PG) 2:00 Home Shopping 3:00 NBC Today 4:00 NBC Meet The Press 6:00 Childrenʼs Programs 7:00 Weekend Today 10:00 Financial Review Sunday *Live* 10:30 Wide World Of Sports 11:30 Sarah Shark: Reef Sharks: The Money Shark 12:00 The Middle (PG) 12:30 Angels In The Outfield 2:40 The Block: Fans v Faves (PG) 5:00 News: First At Five [s] 5:30 Postcards - Summer 6:00 National News - Sunday [s] 6:30 The Block: Fans V Faves (PG) 7:40 60 Minutes [s] 8:40 Fat Tony & Co: Killers, Thieves & Lawyers (M d,v,l,s) – When a hitman alleges Tony is involved in murder, Tony decides to skip bail and become Australiaʼs most wanted man. 9:40 Person Of Interest: 4C (M) 10:40 Love Child (M) 11:40 Who Gets The Last Laugh? (M l) – Who gets the last laugh? pit's two comedians against each other in the ultimate prank challenge. 12:10 Financial Review Sunday 12:40 What Would You Do? (M) 1:30 Spyforce (PG) 3:30 Danoz 4:00 Good Morning America [s] 6:00 Religious Program 7:30 Good Chef Bad Chef [s] 8:30 Studio 10: Sunday [s] 10:00 The Bolt Report [s] 11:00 Whatʼs Up Downunder 11:30 Program To Be Advised 12:00 Everyday Gourmet With Justine Schofield [s] 1:00 Basketball: NBL Championship 2013/14 Round 21: Melbourne Tigers V Sydney Kings *Live* – All the action from Hisense Arena. 3:00 Wild Isle: Kangaroo Island [s] 4:00 The Bolt Report Encore [s] 5:00 TEN Eyewitness News [s] 6:00 Have You Been Paying Attention? (PG) [s] – Hosted by Tom Gleisner. 6:30 So You Think You Can Dance Australia: Top 18 [s] 8:30 Elementary: Internal Audit (M v,a) [s] 9:30 The Graham Norton Show – Guests include: Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Carey Mulligan 10:30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (PG) 11:00 Late Night Movie: “Notes On A Scandal” (MA15+s,a) (ʼ06) Stars: Cate Blanchett 1:00 Infomercial 2:00 Home Shopping 5:00 Worldwatch 1:00 Al Jazeera News [s] 1:30 Cycling Central 2:00 Speedweek [s] 4:00 FIFA World Cup 2014 Magazine 4:30 UEFA Champions League Magazine 5:00 Wainwright Walks: Blencathra [s] 5:30 Who Do You Think You Are? Stephen Fry (PG) [s] 6:30 SBS World News [s] 7:30 Lost Worlds: The Vikings (PG) [s] – Neil Oliver goes in search of the truth about the Vikings beyond the legend of a band of bloodthirsty pirates raiding the peaceful monasteries of Christendom. 8:30 Easter Island: Mysteries of a Lost World [s] – The Easter Island civilisation which came and went has become an example of ecocide, its demise a parable for our own globally warmed era. But Dr Jago Cooper believes this is a disastrous mis-reading of what happened. 10:15 Bobby Fischer Against The World (M l) [s] – Explores the complex life of the troubled genius whose charisma and talent spurred a worldwide fascination with the “game of kings.” 11:55 Drama Movie: “Altiplano” (M l,a,v) (ʼ09) (In Spanish) 2:00 Weatherwatch Overnight 1123191-DJ10-14

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6:00 ABC News Breakfast [s] 10:00 In My Shoes: China 10:30 Winter Paralympics Sochi 2014: Highlights 11:00 Human Planet (PG) 12:00 Midday Report [s] 1:00 Shaun Micallefʼs Mad As Hell [s] 1:30 The Checkout (PG) [s] 2:00 Pohʼs Kitchen [s] 3:00 Bed Of Roses (PG) [s] 4:00 New Tricks (PG) [s] 5:00 Eggheads [s] 5:30 ABC News: Early Edition [s] 6:00 Paralympics Sochi 2014: Highlights 6:30 Whoʼs Been Sleeping In My House? 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 [s] 8:00 The Checkout [s] 8:30 Janet King: Natural Justice (M l,v) [s] 9:30 The School (M l) [s] 10:20 Lateline [s] 10:55 The Business [s] 11:25 Rome Wasnʼt Built In A Day (M l) 12:10 Movie: “A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg” (M a,s) (ʼ72) Stars: Alan Bates & Janet Suzman 1:55 Movie: “The Locket” (PG) (ʼ46) Stars: Robert Mitchum & Laraine Day 3:25 The School [s] 4:25 New Tricks: Powerhouse (PG) [s] 5:30 Seven Early News [s] 6:00 Sunrise [s] 9:00 The Morning Show (PG) 11:30 Seven Morning News [s] 12:00 The Midday Movie: “The Disappearance Of Vonnie” (M v,s,a) (ʼ94) Stars: Joe Penny 2:00 The Daily Edition (PG) 3:00 The Chase (PG) 4:00 Seven News at 4 [s] 5:00 Deal Or No Deal [s] 5:30 Million Dollar Minute [s] 6:00 Seven News [s] 7:00 Home and Away (PG v) – Hannah feels the pressure to keep her relationship with Andy a secret. 8:00 Program To Be Advised 9:30 Tricked (PG) – This week, Arg and Diags from Towie get a terrifying ride in Benʼs taxi, and Olympic Gold winning boxer Luke Campbell gets his medal magically messed with. 10:30 Young, Lazy And Driving Us Crazy (PG) – The young and lazy are thrown together in the high pressure world of a fashion magazine. 11:30 Parks And Recreation (PG) 12:00 Dr Oz: Dr Ozʼs Snack Attack: Eat More And Weigh Less (PG) 1:00 Home Shopping 3:30 Sons And Daughters 4:00 NBC Today 5:30 Today 9:00 Mornings - Summer (PG) 11:00 National Morning News [s] 12:00 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (PG) 1:00 Afternoon Movie: “Irresistible” (M a,s,v,l) (ʼ06) Stars: Susan Sarandon 3:00 News Now 4:15 Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 Nine News [s] 7:00 A Current Affair [s] 7:30 The Block: Fans V Faves (PG) – The living and dining rooms begin to take shape with fireplaces and timber feature walls for some teams and plenty of painting for all the teams. 8:40 The AFL Footy Show *Live* (M) – The Logie award-winning AFL Footy Show celebrates its 21st season. 10:40 Fat Tony & Co: Killers, Thieves & Lawyers (M) – When a hitman alleges Tony is involved in murder, Tony decides to skip bail and become Australiaʼs most wanted man. 11:40 The NRL Footy Show (M) 2:00 Guthy Renker ) 2:30 Danoz 3:00 Danoz 3:30 Good Morning America 5:00 Early Morning News 5:30 TEN Eyewitness News Early [s] 6:30 Wake Up [s] 8:30 Studio 10 (PG) [s] 10:30 Studio 10 You (PG) [s] 11:00 TEN Eyewitness News Morning [s] 12:00 Dr Phil (PG a) 1:00 The Doctors (PG) 2:00 The Biggest Loser: Challenge Australia (PG l) [s] 3:00 Judge Judy (PG) 3:30 Entertainment Tonight (PG) 4:00 Good Chef, Bad Chef [s] 4:30 The Bold & The Beautiful [s] 5:00 TEN Eyewitness News [s] 6:00 Modern Family: Princess Party (PG) 6:30 The Project [s] 7:30 The Biggest Loser: Challenge Australia (PG l) 8:30 Law & Order: SVU: Jersey Breakdown (M a,s) – When a case becomes a public spectacle, Amaro must decide if fighting for his badge is the best decision for his family. 9:30 Law & Order: SVU: Theatre Tricks (M v,s,a) 10:30 TEN Eyewitness News Late [s] 11:00 Saving Grace (M v,a) 12:00 The Late Show (PG) 1:00 Infomercial (PG) 2:00 Home Shopping (PG) 5:00 Worldwatch 6:30 UEFA Champions League 2013 / 2014 9:00 Worldwatch Continues 1:00 One Born Every Minute (M a,l) 1:55 One Born Every Minute (PG) 3:00 France 24 International News [s] 3:30 Al Jazeera News [s] 4:00 The Journal [s] 4:30 PBS Newshour [s] 5:30 Global Village: Italian [s] 6:00 Island Feast With Peter Kuruvita [s] 6:30 SBS World News [s] 7:30 Mexican Fiesta With Peter Kuruvita: Megacity (PG) [s] 8:00 Gourmet Farmer: Shop Special: Cheese, Saffron, Sloe Gin [s] 8:30 Sicily Unpacked [s] 9:35 Rectify: Jacobʼs Ladder (M v,a) – The townʼs anger over Danielʼs release hits its boiling point with disturbing consequences for Daniel. 10:25 SBS World News Late [s] 11:00 UEFA Champions League Highlights 11:30 Prophets of Science Fiction [s] 12:30 Liberal Rule - Cycles of Power (PG) 1:30 One Germany: The Other Side Of The Wall (PG) [s] 2:35 Weatherwatch Overnight

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AN ONLINE show ’n’ shine is offering the proud owners of Geelong’s hottest cars a chance to display their handiwork. Darby’s Paints, in association with K-Rock, wants to see photos of anything from a tidy stock vintage ride to a fully-customised show car. The online show has categories for the best Holden, Ford and other makes and prizes of Smartwax Car Care Products with a boot organiser, valued at $300. Entries are open at krock.com.au. And to make sure any pride and joy is in tip top condition, Darby’s has a range of premium cleaning and protecting waxes and polishes. Smartwax ’One’ is a waterless wash, polish, wax and protection in just one step, great for painted surfaces, chrome, glass, plastic, metal and fibreglass. Blue-b-gone restores and shines metal surfaces, removing bluing from chrome exhausts. Rimwax shines, protects and repels damaging brake dust and road contaminates, bringing back that brilliant shine to any metal surface. Darby’s car wash is tough on dirt but gentle to paint and wax because it contains lubricating oils and conditioners to allow dirt to be safely rinsed away. A range of great interior products is also available to rejuvenate and restore suppleness and keep carpets clean and deodorised. Darbys has been helping car enthusiasts for 30 years, stocking anything the professional or hobbyist could want or need. Darby’s Paint’’ three stores service hundreds of panel shops right across Victoria, ensuring they are up-to-date with the top products. Darby’s Paints is at 413 Moorabool St, Geelong, opposite Kardinia Park. For more information phone 5229 3884.

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IndySport Cats’ finals hit-out

GEELONG Cricket Club will resume Saturday’s match ideally placed to finish its home-and-away campaign on a winning note. The Cats bowling line-up showed no ill effects of missing star paceman Jake Reed to state duties, dismissing its host for just 134 in 50 overs. Justin McPhee (4/19) was again the destroyer, while veteran Marc Carson (3/25) chipped in with some tidy bowling of his own. Geelong had 40 overs to face on day one and did so positively, moving to 4/123 at sumps. Opener James Crosthwaite (39) top scored, while Hayden Butterworth (38) found some touch. Geelong will resume needing just 12 runs to win and, with a top-four position on the table already sewn up, will most likely look to use the day as batting practice. In Geelong Cricket Association, the division one season is going right down to the wire. An exciting finish on Saturday will determine who takes sixth spot and the right to contest this year’s finals. Geelong West, currently sixth, has its destiny in its own hands as it attempts to chase down South Barwon’s 210. While the ground isn’t huge and the outfield is fast, it could be the pitch that is the Rams’ biggest hurdle because 210 at

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Reynolds Reserve is worth a lot more than on most wickets around town. Of the teams nipping at Geelong West’s heels, it appears Geelong City might be best-placed to swoop if the Rams can’t get the job done. The Sharks made 261, with opener Adam Pitts (116) winding back the clock to post a fine century against ladder-leader North Geelong. The Magpies, as they have done all year, will rely heavily on Jake Thorne and Andrew Ferguson to chase down those runs. Newtown & Chilwell has posted a competitive total of 240 against East Belmont, Justin Foss (86) the star, batting well with the tail to keep the team’s hopes alive. Finally, Murgheboluc will need to rely on a lot of results going its way before even contemplating chasing down St Joseph’s first innings total of 261. No doubt lots of scores will be relayed around tomorrow as teams keep one eye on their own game and one on all the other games affecting their fate.

In division two, sixth-placed Waurn Ponds can almost write off its season after allowing St Alban’s Breakwater to pile on 322 last week. It appears the Eagles’ premiership hopes will come to an end tomorrow. With four teams on equal seventh place ready to take its spot, Newcomb & District and Torquay look the worst-placed to proceed into next week’s finals. The Dinos only have 128 to defend against Modewarre, which is already 2/47, while Torquay will struggle to chase down Bell Post Hill’s 314. That leaves Manifold Heights needing to chase down Alexander Thomson’s 158 and St Peter’s requiring just 134 against Marshall. While both those teams should win, Manifold Heights is the favourite to play finals courtesy of its superior percentage. Take nothing for granted, though, because a few twists and turns are sure to eventuate tomorrow. In division three, sixth-placed Corio has already won against Lethbridge, meaning this season’s finalists are now locked in. While Meredith could technically still pull of a miraculous outright, the position of its match against Bell Park indicates virtually no chance of that happening. The rest of the finalists can use tomorrow to fine tune their games for the coming few weeks when it’s all on the line.

Warriors come out to play for a 20th title By JOSIP ZILIC NORTH Geelong Warriors have won the City of Greater Geelong Diversity Cup in a penalty shootout against Corio. The Warriors claimed their 20th title amid supporters spurring on their teams with singing and instruments to provide an entertaining match. The first half was cagey, with neither team penetrating often enough but willing to make the tough tackles. North was forced to work hard with 10 players when Michael Boyar was sent off for his second bookable offence before half-time. Corio striker Vedran Stojanovic hit a cracking shot into the top corner to put Corio 1-0 up early in the second half. Corio toiled with the lead under pressure from North Geelong until the 75th minute when Matt Townley levelled the scores for the Warriors from a penalty. The tempo lifted as both teams traded blows until the penalty shoot-out. North converted first through Townley before Corio’s Steve Luczo hit the cross bar. Tony Saric and Stojanovic both scored, with North’s Reha Kurul also putting his shot away. Former Warriors veteran Adrian Cervinski missed his chance to keep Corio in the match when Franco Saric palmed the kick around the post.

WINNERS: North Geelong Warriors celebrate their 20th cup title. Picture: IVAN DUGANDZIC James Duvcevski then stepped up to seal the match for the Warriors. In other games on the evening, Geelong Rangers surprised Geelong SC with a 2-0 win in the third and fourth play-off.

Geelong SC claimed the Fair Play trophy, North Geelong’s Michael Anderson was top scorer and Lara’s Ben Houston won the Peter Stamatovski best-player trophy.

OUTER SIGHT: Peter Bacely with a 5kg snapper caught on soft plastics from Corio Bay’s outer-harbour.

Snapper anglers on outer QUALITY snapper were caught in Corio Bay’s outer-harbour over the past week, especially on soft plastics. Danny Clapinski and Peter Bacely hit the water before daylight for a bag of fish to more than 5kg. Also out before daylight, Grant Thompson fished Hermsley’s spoil grounds where his sounder lit up with fish. They turned out to be salmon to just on 1kg but when they disappeared he began catching snapper to more than 3kg until the Sun broke through. Don Martin fished Wilson Spit late Saturday night when just on midnight his two rods folded with a pair of gummy shark around 5kg each. He fished for another three hours, managing two snapper around 3kg. Paul Carmichael drifted the southern edge of the Stingaree Bay spoil grounds where undersize snapper were plentiful until just on dark, after which he caught a bag-limit catch of fish to 1.5kg. Lauren Alford fished the platforms near North Shore rocks where the under-size fish were also busy. With patience he managed a nice pinkie of around 33cms. Grant Tanner fished close in at Bird Rock for a bag-limit catch of whiting on pippie. The fishing was best the last two hours before dark. Paul Carter and a mate drifted in 10m off St Leonards where they caught many flathead on blue bait and soft plastics, with the latter returning the best results in numbers and size. Anglers jigging inside Port Phillip Heads at the bend in the channel caught kingfish to 10kg. Slow trolling weighted white Slug Go soft plastics caught fish of a similar size. Offshore reports were mixed, with many struggling to find the bait fish that attracted tuna and kingfish in recent weeks. Troy Mann fished off Cinema Point where he caught four kingfish around 65cm along with a 1.5m thresher shark. Stan Knight trolled the shallow grass beds from Queenscliff to St Leonards to catch plenty of pike. Using small diving-minnow-pattern lures, his fish averaged 80cm but a few were over 1m. Surf angling conditions were difficult but snapper were taken

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