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Backing the stars By MELISSA MEEHAN
Front: Madison and Alexandra. Back, Lee Fuller, Mikala, Isobel, Sarskia, Hanna, Non Blair and Principal Mark Carver.
THEY are stars in their own right, and Grade 6 students in Emerald now have it on their backs to prove it. The students have opted to include local plant, the Emerald Star Bush, on their jumper designs, a move that has pleased local environmental groups. Emerald for Sustainability (EmfSus) coordinator Lee Fuller said she was excited to see the students had put the threatened local flora on their jumpers. â€œ2013 was the Year of the Emerald Star Bush, and it was as a result of an ongoing community partnered project to raise the profile of this threatened local flora,â€? Ms Fuller said. â€œWe spoke with Emerald Primary School last year, in the hope that the whole school would adopt this logo. â€œWell, the whole school hasnâ€™t, as yet, but the Grade 6s have.â€? Principal Mark Carver said the students had a chance to choose what they wanted on their jumpers, and took on the Emerald Star Bush. â€œWe have a clear focus on environmental issues,â€? Mr Carver said. â€œSo it is wonderful to see the kids get on board.â€?
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clarify issues or concerns for a number of residents in the Kings Road precinct,â€? Mr Dunlop said. â€œAgain, the council is keen to hear the views of residents at the listening post on Tuesday. Residents are also encouraged to provide feedback either via an online survey on councilâ€™s website, or in writing. Submissions close on Friday 2 May.â€? The listening post will be held at Emerald Library, 400 Gembrook - Belgrave Road between 4 and 8pm.
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Identification of a suitable site for the potential future provision of an aquatics facility in Emerald has been separated from the process due to the complexity of the intricacies of the centre. Residents are asked to attend the listening post, or write to council about the revised draft, especially in relation to Pepiâ€™s Land and the Kings Road precinct. The draft plan identifies a number of active recreation activities that could
FOUR netball courts, a playground and a community garden have been earmarked for Pepiâ€™s Land as part of the revised Emerald Community Facilities Spatial Plan. A listening post will be held on Tuesday 15 April (tonight) at the Emerald Library - giving residents the chance to have their say on the Plan, which includes Chandler Recreation Reserve, Kings Road Precinct, Worrell
Recreation Reserve and other areas in town. The Cardinia Shire Council previously prepared a draft spatial plan for feedback on the future allocation of community facilities in Emerald. The exhibition of the previous paper for community consultation in mid2012 attracted 59 submissions from residents, and the information from the feedback was provided to council. The revised draft plan summarises the outcome of the feedback and council discussion.
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Kids’ home is a sandcastle By MELISSA MEEHAN THANKS to the generosity of local families, Sarah Court Preschool in Montrose has achieved the trifecta for learning and fun. That being sand, rocks and water. After a year-long fund-raising campaign and two weeks of hard work over the summer break, Sarah Court Preschool’s dream of a natural sand play area is now a reality. The preschool used mudstone boulders and a hand-operated water pump to create a space where children are inspired to explore and experiment with the natural environment. According to four-year-old kinder teacher Kym Smyth, the new space has
already transformed the learning for many of her students. “The children can’t get enough of the new sand play area,” Ms Smyth said. “They are developing balance skills when climbing over the boulders, they experiment mixing water with sand, and they are learning about sustainable water management. “Students now regularly check the level in our water tank and we are discussing ways to regulate water usage until the next rain replenishes our Sarah Court Preschool’s back-to-nature backyard blitz has been a huge success and is part of a strategic plan to create an environment that inspires learning through the natural environment.” Kate Garnsworthy, president of Sarah
Court Preschool’s Parent Committee, said the preschool’s philosophy focused on helping children develop a connection with their world and the new sand play area would be central to this. “We are so grateful for the generosity of families and the Montrose Community Bank for their support,” she said. “With the help of our community, we are creating a vibrant and inspiring place for our children to become confident and involved learners.” Community members interested in viewing Sarah Court Preschool’s new sand play area are invited to visit its open day on Saturday 17 May. Contact Symone Van Roosmalen on 9779 6014 or symonevanr@optusnet. com.au to find out more.
Triplets in the new sand pit, from left, Jahzara, Nayeli and Tahira working with the water pump.
Littlies are beast-ly By REBECCA BILLS GRADE 1 and 2 students at Mount Evelyn Christian School turned into mini beasts to celebrate all they have learned over the past term. Dragonflies, ladybugs, centipedes and all sorts of other creepy-crawly costumes filled the junior primary school last Wednesday as the students shared the knowledge they had learnt. Junior primary class teacher Rebecca Yeates said the students had studied different mini beasts that lived in the environment.
Ms Yeates said a strong focus has been on the little creature’s purposes in the environment and the students’ own responsibility to care for the critters. “Children are naturally curious and excited about mini beasts and this curiosity can be harnessed so that their knowledge, understanding and appreciation for mini beasts and their environment may be extended and deepened,” she said. “We aim to do this in a learning environment that is safe and fosters a healthy respect for these most intricate, wonderful, and sometimes dangerous creatures.
“We learn that mini beasts are living things that can grow, change and reproduce.” Ms Yeates said over the term the students had gotten their hands dirty searching for mini beasts in the school’s gardens to understand where they lived and what they needed to survive. “Our mini beasts dressup day provides an opportunity for students to celebrate what they have learnt with their classmates, teachers and parents,” she said. “It’s a memorable day for all.”
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Time to get on the buses “It makes the buses more efficient,” he said. Cr Lockwood said politicians would do what was popular, and urged people to keep pushing the public transport message. Plans to lower fares for Zone 2 travellers was another hot topic at the forum, which about 60 people attended. The State Government - regardless of the election result in November will cap maximum daily fares at the Zone 1 rate across Melbourne’s public transport network from 1 January. Cr Peter Lockwood said the move would increase patronage but cut rev-
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Rockin’ against hardship THE Dandenong Ranges Emergency Relief Service (DRERS) supports people facing hardship in the Yarra Ranges. To raise much-needed funds for its emergency relief and social support services, DRERS is hosting a benefit concert on Fri-
day 2 May at the Upwey Community Hall. Starting at 6pm, the concert will feature several local musicians performing a wide range of music, from the ever-popular bush and country to harp and rock ‘n’ roll.
Tickets are $10, children are free, and can be purchased at the door. There will also be a range of vegan meals, a sausage sizzle and non-alcoholic drinks available. For further information, call 9754 7777.
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STREETSCAPING works will give Tecoma new life, according to traders. And councillors and council staff seem to agree after walking around the town with community members last month. Mayor Fiona McAllister said last week that while more community consultation was needed, council staff picked up a number of ideas for the revamp. She said ideas around community led projects would be followed up and the council would investigate what grants might be available to the community. “We’ve got money in the budget for the next financial year for the streetscaping work,” Cr McAllister said.“And the walk enabled traders to discuss a range of issues from traffic safety to running community markets. “It will hopefully lead to really good things coming into the community.”
CARDINIA Shire Councillor Collin Ross will contest the seat of Gembrook in the upcoming State Election. Cr Ross was endorsed as the ALP candidate for the seat currently held by Liberal up and comer Brad Battin ahead of the November polls. “As a parent with a mortgage and a smallbusiness owner, I understand how difficult it can be sometimes to keep on top of the bills,” he said. “Throughout my time as a Cardinia Shire councillor, I have spoken up for thousands of local families struggling with increased living pressures. “I believe the best way I can help them now is by supporting a government that will protect and create local jobs.” Councillors in neighbouring Casey have also been recently endorsed. Casey Mayor Geoff Ablett was selected as the Liberal candidate for Cranbourne, while Deputy Mayor Amanda Stapledon was chosen as the candidate for Narre Warren North after the pair were formally endorsed by the party’s Administrative Committee due to an insufficient number of eligible liberal delegates to hold a Liberal convention. Only people who have been local Liberal members for more than two years are eligible to vote. Both seats are currently held by Labor, with Jude Perera in Cranbourne and Luke Donnellan in Narre Warren North. “My door is always open to the people I represent and that won’t change,” Cr Stapledon said. “I am confident that I can continue to represent the people of Casey.” Cr Ross said he would continue to serve the people of Cardinia on council. “I believe the experience gained from being a councillor will give me the local knowledge to best connect with voters,” he said. “As an example, Ken Smith and Russell Broadbent both spent six years as councillors before being elected to state and federal parliament.” Mr Battin was elected in November 2010, taking the seat from Labor’s Tammy Lobato.
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enue by $100 million. “I’d rather see better services than cheaper services,” he said. Prof Hansen said she would “much rather see that money going into public transport”. She also scoffed at last week’s announcement that V/Line passengers would receive free wi-fi, and said she was worried about government priorities. “This isn’t going to solve some pretty fundamental problems,” Prof Hansen said.
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to improve usability and patronage. “And we need to give buses priority on arterial roads,” she said. Ms Hansen said the Public Transport Victoria website did not even show a bus network map. “I think that reflects how we treat buses in our system,” she said. ETC chairman and Knox councillor Peter Lockwood said one reason people didn’t take buses was they didn’t “want to go on tour, just from one suburb to the next”. But he said Myki had stopped buses being delayed by people buying tickets.
USING taxis as a ‘quasi bus service’ was one suggestion to beat the Yarra Ranges’ transport woes at a regional transport forum last week. It took O’Shannassy Ward councillor Jim Child two hours to drive to the Eastern Transport Coalition’s (ETC) Commuters Count Transport Summit at Springvale Reserve on 9 April. “It would have taken three to four hours on public transport,” he said. “So I’ve blown the whole day coming here.” Cr Child said the region’s bus
services were inadequate. “We’ve got to be able to entice people out of their cars,” he said. RACV roads and traffic manager Dave Jones suggested regional councils could work with taxi companies to run a set route at a set price each day, a ’quasi bus service’. RACV public policy general manager Brian Negus said buses were the forgotten transport mode and needed more attention. Urban planner Professor Roz Hansen agreed, and suggested offering bus services in three levels - local, rail link and longer journeys -
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Pump up the junk to find a treasure Jade makes jewellery from recycled materials.
TO SOME it’s just junk, but one man’s trash is another’s treasure. Students at Belgrave South Christian School let their creative side take hold as they made musical instruments, jewellery, sculptures, T-shirts and animations from what would usually
be thrown away as rubbish. Some even wrote songs or poetry about the items, while others got behind the lens as they made it part of creative photographs. “The All About Art Festival is a celebration of creativity,
environmental awareness and fun,” art teacher and event organiser Angela Reiher said.“The students and staff were also encouraged to dress up in UP-cycled costumes and some of them were spectacular. “It was a great day.”
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KIDS holiday art classes at Burrinja are available at 10.30am and 1.15pm varying in price from $16$20. Tuesday 15 April, Wooden People then Teddy Bear or Doll making; Wednesday 16 April 3D Scarecrows or Watercolour Animals; Thursday 17 April, Tie Dyed T-shirts, cartoons, sundyed fabrics and marbling. To book, call Bev on 0449 654 343.
HILLS Community Restaurant Information session is on Sunday 27 April from noon at the Belgrave Library. For more information, call Justine on 0418 531 716.
holding concerts at the Girl Guides Hall, Underwood Road, Ferntree Gully, on the first Sunday of every month. Running from 12.30pm to 5pm, entry is $7 or $5 for members. For more information call Leonie on 9758 7824.
MONTROSE Community Craft Market is on Saturday 19 April form 9am to 1.30pm at Montrose Town Centre, Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Montrose. For more information, call Rodney on 0408 513 558.
Book launch EMILY Webb is launching her book Murder in Suburbia at Belgrave Library on Thursday 24 April at 12.30pm. Cost is $12.50 - includes lunch. To book, call 9754 7266.
Environmental talk DENIS Cox explores issues of land management, plants and birdlife and what can be done to help on Sunday 27 April at 2pm located at Sherbrooke Gallery, 62 Monbulk Road, Belgrave. Cost $10, to book or for more information, call 9754 4264 or visit www. australiawild.com.au.
AUSLAN Beginners Course is running at St Martin’s Church, 78 Colby Drive, Belgrave Heights. Beginning Wednesday 30 April from 10am to 11am the course will run for six weeks. To enrol, visit www.auslan.net.au or call Tracey on 0404 091 772.
THE HABY Goddess in Monbulk is running a school holiday program for kids of all ages. Prices start at $10 per child. For more details or book to book, call 9752 1114 or visit www. thehabygoddess.com.au.
FUN and free school holiday events are running at Emerald Library for kids including shaving cream art, recycled book craft activity, teddy bear picnic and more. For more information or to book, call 5968 3925 or email www. cclc.vic.gov.au.
MONBULK Girl Guides Support Group is hosting a Crop and Craft Fund-raiser on Sunday 4 May from 9am to 6pm at Wellington Cottage, Moores Road, Monbulk. $10 entry, craft all day. For more information or to book, call 0447 213 948.
Station House THE Station House Reading Room in Mount Evelyn will be closed from 14 April to 1 May. Once reopened, the Reading Room will be open three hours per day - Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm and Wednesday to Friday 2.30pm to 5.30pm.
Country music THE Upwey Country Music Club is now
Free art FREE art classes for beginners is offered in Monbulk at the Open Door Community Church Hall, corner David Hill Road and Moxhams Road, Monbulk, on Mondays from 2pm to 4pm. All welcome, for more information call Yvonne on 0400 857 166.
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community. If you are interested in volunteering and would like to know more about being a member call Val on 9800 2113.
THE PAVE arts program has low cost activities for school holidays. For full list of activities, visit www.pave.org.au or call 5968 3881.
SASSAFRASS Pre-School has limited vacancies in both three and four year-old groups. Please contact Fleur Green on 0409 512 872 for more information or visit www.sassafraspreschool.com.au for session times.
No fad MONBULK Evening Take Off Weight Naturally (TOWN) Club is looking for new members. The club meets at the Open Door Church, corner of Moxhams Road and Main Street, Monbulk, every Thursday evening from 6pm. For more information, call Conja on 9756 6287.
Volunteers required OLINDA Community House is looking for people interested in volunteering their time to help with an open day on Saturday 18 October. For more details and to express your interest, call 9751 1264.
AFRICAN Drumming Classes for Kids is available on Mondays from 4pm at the Tin Shed, Belgrave. All ages welcome. Those under six years old must be accompanied by a parent. $12 per session, free drum hire if required. Bookings essential, call 0421 150 255.
COME and join the Gembrook Singers with practice held most Thursday nights from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at the Gembrook Community Centre. Only enthusiasm required. For information, call 5967 7000.
Volunteers needed THE Lions club of Wantirna carries out several projects in the Knox community and would like more volunteers to help in its service towards the
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Cash to put crunch on crime GRANTS of up to $10,000 are now available to the residents of the Yarra Ranges. The grants are a part of the Coalition Government’s $35 million Community Crime Prevention Program. State Minister for Crime Prevention Edward O’Donohue said he supported the program and encouraged locals to identify any issues affecting safety . He said they could then submit ideas for safety projects that
will help to prevent crime in their community. “The grants are open to councils, community and sporting groups and local schools to implement practical community safety projects,” Mr O’Donohue said. “This includes installing security lighting, padlocks, and security screens, fencing, or undertaking awareness activities to deter crime and increase community safety.
“These grants make a real difference and I strongly encourage community groups and councils across the state to apply for grants of up to $10,000.” He said the program had so far provided funding for 10 projects across the Yarra Ranges totalling $78,784. Applications close on 12 May. To apply for a grant and for further information, visit www. crimeprevention.vic.gov.au/ safetygrants.
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SPausnet workers investigate where the nesting boxes will fit. Picture: MELISSA MEEHAN
Boxed up birds By MELISSA MEEHAN IT’S only a box made of donated wood - but it could ensure the survival of birds in the Dandenong Ranges. In wet conditions last week, nest boxes were placed in the tree tops for local birds including the powerful owl and kookaburras. Driven by Monbulk Landcare’s Sue Wansbrough, the boxes are put together by local schools with donated goods from local business.
“Without these boxes, birds that don’t nest like the yellow tail or a kookaburra, have nowhere to breed,” she said. “After Birdsland burnt last year, and people are removing old trees, there are less places for these birds to go.” Working with Monbulk College, Bayswater Secondary College, Bunnings Bayswater, Leaps and Bounds and Ranges TEC, which built the boxes, Ms Wansbrough had been relying on volunteers to climb up ladders to place the boxes.
Yarra Ranges Council staff also helped identify which trees were the best places to have the boxes, as well as helping out on the day they were put up. But this year, she enlisted the help of energy provider SP AusNet which volunteered its staff and trucks at no cost to help out with the placement. “It’s been so great that they have their help,” she said. “We’ve been able to place the boxes on trees that are hard to reach.”
FINGERPRINTS are being analysed after a surge of car break-ins in Upwey. Police are investigating more than 13 thefts from cars in the areas between Griffiths Road, Morris Road, Leonard Road and Forrest Park Road. Yarra Ranges CIU Senior Constable Jamie Cummings said cars in the area were being targeted overnight. He said in most cases cars were either unlocked or were
working smoke alarms. “Use the holiday time to change your smoke alarm batteries, test they are working and discuss a home escape plan. It’s important all household members can be involved and aware of what they need to do should a house fire break out wherever you are,” Mr Purcell said. “It’s also not too late to change the smoke alarm batteries in your main residence if you haven’t already done so,” “Ensuring that you have a working smoke alarm is a great step to allay fears of house fires, as well as giving all household members the best chance of
escaping a fire quickly and safely,” MFB and CFA recommend households: Monthly: test smoke alarms by pressing the test button with a broom handle. Annually: gently dust around the outside cover of your smoke alarm. Annually: replace your 9-volt battery at the end of daylight saving. Every 10 years: replace your smoke alarms. For more information on recommendations for smoke alarm usage visit www.mfb.vic. gov .au or www.cfa.vic.gov.au
FITNESS fanatics are being warned to leave their valuables at home when using the 1000 Steps. Senior Constable Jamie Cummings from the Yarra Ranges Crime Investigation Unit said that visitors to the steps needed to be more vigilant, citing a number of thefts from the area. Sen Const Cummings said that police had charged one per-
the victim had tried to do the right thing and put her bag in the boot,” he said. “But the car was broken into directly from the boot - so we can only assume someone must have been watching. “If you are going to put valuables in the boot, do it before you arrive.” Anyone with information is asked to call Belgrave police on 9754 6677.
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son with a number of thefts but visitors also needed to be aware of their surroundings. “We’re having reports of handbags left in the front seat, others are purses and phones,” he said. “The best thing is to leave them at home.” He said even those who tried to do the right thing were being targeted. “We had one report where
were unlocked, are asked to contact Belgrave police. “It doesn’t matter if your car was unlocked, if something was stolen we want to hear from you,” Sen Const Cummings said. “We also want to hear from anyone who may have seen suspicious behaviour or knows any information about these incidents.”
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Don’t go flat on batteries DON’T play with fire this Easter. Wherever you are, make sure the smoke alarms are working. With the Easter break fast approaching, the CFA and MFB have sent out this message urging the public to stay safe. With many going away over Easter, Victoria’s fire services, along with campaign partner Duracell, are advising the public to change the smoke alarm batteries in their caravans, campers and holiday houses. Assistant Chief Fire Officer Rob Purcell said it’s vital that all dwellings, including holidays homes and caravans had
parked in open garages. “There have been a number of reports, including stolen powertools, trailers and general personal items,” Sen Const Cummings said. “Equipment from a mobile coffee van has also been stolen - which makes us think there must be at least two people working together.” Others who have had items stolen in the area, but haven’t reported it because their cars
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Send your letters to: firstname.lastname@example.org here in the Ranges? We see people protesting against sharks being killed, roads being built, pools closing... Maybe we need to add the elderly to our priorities when we protest? Robert Frost, Monbulk.
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Laughter library A HUGE thank you to Suzanne and the other Emerald Library staff members who organised what turned out to be a hilarious, fun-filled and informative event, The Brief History of Maths
President John Van Holsteyn presented Dana Dekkers with her certificate.
Speaking out for Toastmasters A SPEECH about excessive animal breeding has seen Monbulk Secondary College student Dana Dekkers become the Toast of the Hills. Dana took part in the 2014 Dandenong Ranges Toast of the Hills Senior Secondary Public Speaking contest on Wednesday night and spoke
about why excessive breeding should be banned. For winning, Dana won $200 and her mum won a year’s membership for the Dandenong Ranges Toastmasters. President John Van Holsteyn presented Dana with her
presented by comedian and witty satirist Rod Quantock, this week. It was a fantastic night of free family fun, as good as any comedy festival show. It reminded me that our precious public libraries are about so much more than loaning books - they are about community, sharing ideas, discussion and debate. And on this occasion, about non-stop laughing, too! Pauline Hopkins, Beaconsfield.
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certificate and said the Dandenong Ranges Toastmasters was dedicated to improving communication skills and leadership qualities. The group meets at 7.30 pm every first and third Wednesday of the month at the Kallista Mechanics Hall.
She lives at home, with help from carers who assist with shopping, showering and cleaning. Recently the cost of these services was dramatically increased and the hours of attendance were reduced. The carers who perform these duties are unhappy as the time they used to spend chatting and socialising with people such as my neighbour have been removed. They have become drudges, rather than friends. Is anyone else, carers or recipients, outraged about this? I wonder if the Mail could investigate this find out if it’s happening all over Australia or just
THE Friends of Sherbrooke Forest wish to protest at the removal of mature eucalypt trees along the Puffing Billy corridor. Together with the Friends of Trestle Bridge, our group has been working to restore the historic gardens and natural environment of Yanakie (now part of the Dandenong Ranges National Park), by removing environmental weeds which have been allowed to take over the property. Weedy trees such as sycamore maple and Portuguese laurel have for years shaded out the indigenous species, preventing natural regeneration. The removal of mature eucalypt trees by the management of Puffing Billy is further eroding the biodiversity of this corridor. We ask that this practice be halted until proper consultation with local groups is carried out. Vivien Freshwater, President, Friends of Sherbrooke Forest.
Showing leadership IN response to our local MP’s comments about the wonderful announcement by Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews last week. What our local member fails to get is our local community has been screaming for some leadership on this issue and have now finally got some. The comments from Bernard Dobson reflect the views that I have been receiving on this issue since Swinburne announced its intention to leave the site due to the harsh TAFE cuts from the Napthine Government. The community know the importance of TAFE in our local community, the State Labor Opposition know the importance of it but this government once again is determined to stick their heads in the sand and ignore the crises they create. Peter Harris, ALP candidate for Evelyn.
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THIS week in the Herald Sun, James Currie claimed that Tecoma is not “the sleepy little hollow” it is made out to be by highlighting examples of other food stores nearby. What he does not highlight is the fact that none of these other stores come anywhere near the scale of the recently opened McDonald’s outlet. They do not have a drive-through and they are not permitted to stay open for 24 hours, unlike their new neighbour. Most of these stores, even on Friday and Saturday night, are closed before 10pm. I will accept his assurance that the “Yarra Ranges way of life” will not be disrupted by his outlet if he can guarantee garbage from it does not end up in nearby forests and parklands. And before supporters retort that the franchisee is not directly accountable for the rubbish generated by his store, it does not change the fact that rubbish from the outlet will manifest in the surrounding area. Although until last week the closest outlet was in Ferntree Gully, discarded McDonald’s packaging is already frequently seen throughout the Dandenongs. The sight of such rubbish diminishes the experience of those who choose to take a day trip into the hills to escape the city as well as bothering local residents. I call that, especially with the 24 hour availability of McDonald’s products in the area, a disruption. Apart from the environmental concerns, I count myself among the opponents of this establishment as those who primarily focus upon the unsuitability of the McDonald’s outlet for an area already plagued by poor traffic flow, particularly in peak periods. While I cannot deny the benefit of employment for young local people, I do ask can that one benefit outweigh the negatives posed by this much discussed outlet. Troy Clinton, Belgrave.
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Tecoma’s McHappy Day Comment by JASON BECK
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Picture: Glenn Stephenson Hundreds of thousands of people listened because a community stood up. That rippled out into the world and has changed many people’s attitudes, inspired so many which, in turn, is creating change. That is what I am communicating. I did not do this just for Tecoma and, regardless of the reality that the building is there, we most certainly have made an impact. Our bad attitude to beautiful places of the world has to change. We are evidently destroying the planet. These corporations run like machines that don’t value our natural world and I will continue to stand up to these machines that are highly complicit in destroying our health and planet. Right now we have reached the point where people have to protest to protect some of our old growth forests from be-
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ing taken off the World Heritage register because our Prime Minister wants them torn down. Sit up in Toolangi trees to protect endangered species, march to save our Great Barrier Reef, campaign against one of the oldest living creatures on earth being culled, sign petitions to protect centuries old aboriginal land and art. I am one of many people trying to protect the beautiful Dandenong Ranges from an overload of corporate destruction. I do not associate McDonald’s with a cheesburger, rather I see them as one of many corporations helping to destroy our natural world. I was thinking ahead to the world I want to leave my great grandchildren. I am committed to keeping the beauty in our world and am prepared to do what -ever is necessary for it.
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“These blokes haven’t spoken since they got here,” one chap observes, “I think they’re a bit emotional ...” I ask one lady where the protestors have gone. “Back into the trees,’’ she blurts. And there’s the rub, readers. For some, my $9.45 medium Grand Angus meal would be the sweet taste of freedom. For others, it offers nothing but the sickly, sugary stench of American cultural imperialism, and is not at all to their liking. It’s a mark of the greatness of our country that these are the biggest things that divide us. No-one will die in the making and consuming of these McHappy meals, or in opposing them. All I am saying is, give fries a chance.
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AS one of the Tecoma 8, sued by McDonald’s last year for trespass, I have been growing weary of people who are in support of McDonald’s, Tecoma, misunderstanding why I chose to occupy the roof in protest against the development. I receive comments such as “you lost, it hasn’t changed anything, move on!” or “everything you did was for nothing”. I believe it is very naive to think that this campaign hasn’t changed anything and more so that what I chose to do was solely about Tecoma and the Dandenong Ranges. I often wonder why so many people think this is just about Tecoma, that we were just fighting for this issue in isolation. Of course Tecoma is the root of this protest but this campaign that I am a part of is just a fragment of a much larger movement that is growing - the recognition and exposing of corporate power, greed and its effect on our planet. Tecoma has helped spread this globally in a significant way - the campaign has showed many people exactly how the system works. I think that our actions have caused people to have more awareness of these issues surrounding the system and the power of money. The community might have had a chance to take this to the Supreme Court to order McDonald’s to leave but, due to the massive expense, we were unable. However, McDonald’s was able to take that avenue when they didn’t like their outcome - we live in a system that favours the rich. This campaign put that in the spotlight, that something is terribly wrong. If you have money and power, you can get away with erroneous behaviour without consequence.
AT LEAST a dozen bored cops line the front of McDonald’s, paired with a dozen or so slightly more animated red-shirted protesters. It is day one, Monday night nearing 7pm, at tiny hills town Tecoma - Ground Zero in the frontline of a multi-national culture clash. Welcome to Australia’s newest McDonald’s, where the drivethrough is so busy that they have a bloke directing traffic. But, as always, readers, the real story is inside. So hated and loathed is this fast food giant that it is standing room only. The free wi-fi seems to have collapsed under the pressure. There’s scarcely a seat to be had. The dozen staff behind the counter are run off their feet in a blur of fries, shakes, soft drinks and, most of all, burgers. Ticket number 105 is being served. I’m ticket number 166. I get the sense this might take a little while. I’m no stranger to the Golden Arches, but I’ve never waited half an hour for a Macca’s meal in my life. That’s what’s about to happen - in a carnival atmosphere. Inside, the clientele is young, old, kids, teenagers, married, single, middle-aged, professionals, tradies - a microcosm of Tecoma. “I was going to come down today and throw chicken nuggets at the hippies,” the teen next to me in the queue ponders to his mates. Meals secured, my colleague and I find a table without chairs in the corner, with some delightful locals.
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Mobility for Oscar the Brave By REBECCA BILLS HE is a brave little man with a zest for life. However, eight-year-old Oscar Groves-Berry, dubbed Oscar the Brave, was diagnosed with the incurable Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) the day before his seventh birthday. The disease is the most aggressive form of Muscular Dystrophy causing muscles to break down, leading to progressive difficulty with walking and general mobility that will lead to complete muscle failure including his heart and lungs. With his ninth birthday coming up on 24 April, the family has had to make a considerable number of changes including renovating their bathroom and re-doing their drive-way since the diagnosis. Parents Vicki and Andrew said it was not easy, but they just did what they had to do as soon he was permanently bound to a wheelchair. “When we were initially told of his condition, it was absolutely gut
wrenching - it was awful,” Mrs GrovesBerry said. “We’ve answered all his questions as he asks them as honestly as possible,” he said. “Unfortunately, his appearance has changed so much because of the medication, some of his friends have asked questions.” The disease affects one in 3500 boys, is genetic and has no cure. The family is now in desperate need of a suitable vehicle with hydraulics to accommodate an electric wheelchair - this will play an essential part in enabling Oscar to attend medical appointments, the Children’s Hospital, weekly therapy, school and outings. Wantirna Lions Club has got on board to support Oscar and his family and is currently seeking 300 generous people or organisations to donate $100 each to help fund the purchase of the vehicle. Wantirna Lions Club Member Paul Garvey said the club was about serving and supporting the local community. “This is a worthwhile cause that we
felt we could get behind and possibly take a leading role for other service clubs, groups, businesses and individuals to work with us to support Oscar and his family,” he said. “As we have gotten to know Oscar and his family, we appreciate how important this cause is and we understand how important getting this vehicle for them is. “The family is really delightful, but really the underlying message here is we can make a difference together.” Mr Groves-Berry said the support from not only the club but the whole local community has been unbelievable. “It makes us feel very humble knowing that there are people out there that are willing to help us,” she said. “It’s been hard on us all as a family, including our 11-year-old daughter Madison. “We are normally the ones helping other people - we are very grateful as it makes our life just the little bit easier having that assistance.” Tax deductable donations may be
Oscar the Brave with his sister Madison and pooch Louie. 118612 Picture: REBECCA BILLS made to the Lions Clun ‘Oscar the Brave Public Fund - Vehicle Project’ by depositing to the project account: BSB 633 000 Account Number 151 578 317.
Alternatively, a cheque can be sent to Lions Club Wantirna, PO Box 5199, Studfield, 3152. For more information on Oscar and his story, visit oscarthebrave.org.au.
Centenary Cuckoo flies high Connolly to share his story By REBECCA BILLS
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Horst Lantzsch, left, and chef Gilbert Langford are excited about the trip to Germany giveaway. 118562 Picture: ROB CAREW built in 1914 and was originally called the Quamby. “In 1958 the Quamby was sold to Willi and Karin Koeppen,” she said. “Shortly after they moved in, Karin heard the sound of a cuckoo calling in the darkness. “She woke her husband and said “we will call the café The Cuckoo”.” Nestled in the picturesque Dandenong Ranges, the Cuckoo is designed in the style of a Bavarian chalet, boasting
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HISTORY will be made when the five millionth customer walks through the doors of the Cuckoo Restaurant to win a trip for two to Germany. The customer is expected to walk through the doors midMay and will be dazzled by the sound of cow bells and yodelling to celebrate the all expenses paid trip. Marketing manager Judy Bitterman said all the staff at the restaurant were ecstatic about the giveaway which would mark a huge milestone. “We all are extremely excited here at the Cuckoo,” she said. “We have never done anything like this before and it’s something that has never happened in the hills before.” Not only is the Cuckoo celebrating the upcoming five millionth customer, it is celebrating 100 years on the site. Ms Bitterman said the building that housed the Cuckoo was
EX-MELBOURNE player and Australian Football League coach Chris Connolly will be the guest speaker at Mount Evelyn Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Social Golf Day. The Mount Evelyn Chamber of Commerce together with the Mount Evelyn Community Bank Branch are hosting the annual Golf Day to bring the community together for fun, laughs and hopefully a good round of golf. The vision of the chamber is to assist with the growth of business and services in the town by supporting and promoting local businesses to become successful. Chamber member and Mount Evelyn Post Office owner Gary Freeman said the event was just one of the many initiatives the chamber took to keep locals informed with what the group was doing and to ensure businesses in the town interact. “We try to make it as easy as possible for businesses and create events that allow new businesses to mix with the old ones,” he said. “It really is just a social day for these businesses - it’s not a money raising day at all.” The day will consist of a game of golf at the Yering Meadows Golf Club with players meeting at noon for a 12.30pm tee off on Friday 2 May followed by a dinner. “We always have a dinner after our golf game, so people who don’t play golf can still mix,” Mr Freeman said. Mr Freeman said the group were extremely excited to have Connolly speaking at the dinner about his notable AFL career. Yering Meadows Golf
Gary Freeman (front, from Mount Evelyn Post Office) with Carly Jones (Billy Goat Hill Brasserie) and Paul Simpson (Zonetech Security) are excited about the upcoming golf day. 118567 Picture: ROB CAREW Club is located at 178-180 Victoria Road, Yering. Cost is $65 per player (including green fees and barbecue dinner) with teams of four playing Ambrose Rules. Dinner only for non-golfers is $35. For more information or to book your team or spot for dinner at the 2014 Social Golf Day, call Gary Freeman on 0412 996 508.
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This 2 year old unit in Gembrook Views Estate (for over 55s), is perfectly located just a short stroll to the heart of Gembrook, the local shops, post office & cafes. The unit offers a spacious living room which opens out onto the undercover entertaining area surrounded by the colourful, established gardens & all fully fenced for your little furry friend. Adjacent to the living area is room for a dining table & the well-appointed kitchen which features a dishwasher & plenty of cupboard & bench space with a modern & functional design. Down the hall there are 2 big bedrooms with built in robes & an abundance of natural light, as well as a 2 way bathroom, a functional laundry & there is also internal access to the home from the single lock up garage for added convenience. The home has gas ducted heating for the ultimate in comfort & a split system for the warmer months, making this the ideal retirement option in the Hills!
Contact Aaron Day on 0407 365 994 or 5968 6222 Inspection 11.30am - 12.00pm Saturday (Photo ID Required)
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Whether you are buying your first home or your first investment property, you will want to inspect this extremely neat 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home. Positioned on a usable ¼ acre a short walk to the Primary School, public transport & the Cockatoo shopping precinct, features include a tiled entry, dado wall paneling, a contemporary colour scheme, built in robes to all bedrooms, separate dining space and a good sized comfortable lounge. Also offering loads of storage in the kitchen, lovely modern bathroom, mains gas heating, 2 split system cooling units and a paved outdoor entertaining area, this home really is a little beauty!
THE PERFECT PLACE TO START!
COCKATOO 49 VIEWHILL RD
Offers Considered Over $385,000
MENZIES CREEK 68 MENZIES RD
Offers Considered Over $420,000
HOW´S THE SERENITY?
WHERE CHARACTER MEETS CREATIVITY!
This unique Hills home creates a feeling of Zen, peace & tranquillity from the moment you enter through the gates into the fully fenced rear yard. Outside you will find a private oriental garden, complete with lush lawns & a rotunda, perfect for meditating or just relaxing away the day with family & friends. Inside the flexible floor plan offers 2 BDRs, a bathroom, a laundry & a comfortable lounge with gas heating & direct entry from an undercover decked area. Upstairs there is a spacious lounge with floor to ceiling windows & doors allowing you to take in the distant mountain views whilst letting in an abundance of natural light. The lounge opens onto a large deck, ideal for entertaining & the home can also be directly accessed via stairs up to the deck, providing a 2nd entrance. The open plan kitchen has plenty of space for the budding chef & at the other end of the lounge is the huge Master Suite with more windows & views as well as a big WIR & an assimilated ensuite, giving the contemporary loft feel. This property is low maintenance, versatile, unique, peaceful & has magnificent views offering the ultimate in affordable Hills living!
Privately located on over half an acre of cottage gardens, this 3 bedroom home oozes the character & charm of the Hills. The home features 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 with built in robes & the Master with a convenient ensuite. There are 2 living areas & the home has an ambient wood heater for the colder nights, an air conditioner for the summer months & the added comfort of mains gas ducted heating throughout. Add to this a well-appointed kitchen in the centre of the home, a spacious laundry & an undercover deck overlooking the gardens at the rear - the perfect place to relax away the hours. Outside there is a double tandem carport, a lockable shed, a workshop, a wood shed/cubby, a chook pen & meandering paths to lead you through the colourful, private gardens. Add to this low maintenance HardiePlank cladding, mains water & gas, all in a much sought after Menzies Creek location!
Contact Tyson Bluhm on 0437 843 820 or 5968 6222 Inspection 3.30pm - 4.00pm Saturday (Photo ID Required)
Contact Grant Day on 0417 565 745 or 5968 6222 Inspection 11.30am - 12.00pm Saturday (Photo ID Required)
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MENZIES CREEK 14 CHURCH ROAD
SPACIOUS FAMILY LIVING IN PEACEFUL SURROUNDINGS The split level foorplan of this home has been designed with 4 bedrooms (or 3 plus study), 2 modern bathrooms and dual living zones. The relaxed meals is surrounded by the generous sized kitchen that comes complete with excellent storage inc lge pot drawers, utility cupboard & wine rack while making this whole space warm and inviting. GDH and 2 split systems allow for instant temperature control while lge windows let the natural sunlight filter through each room. Outside, an oversized single carport, near flat, fully fenced rear yard and a paved undercover BBQ area complete the home.
Contact Sharyn Chandler on 0439 882 442 or 9754 6888 Inspection Saturday 11:30am-12:00pm (photo ID req)
CLEMATIS 292 BELGRAVE GEMBROOK ROAD
4 BED 2 BATH 2 W.C. 1 CAR LANDSIZE - 1134sqm
STORAGE, SPACE & SECLUSION The cosy interiors feature high ceilings and are brimming with sunlight, the main living area wrapping around an all-weather outdoor room/deck that soaks up the forested outlook and provides endless options for entertaining. A separate carpeted lounge room offers an additional living zone, a must have for families or couples requiring their own space. The classic timber kitchen has loads of storage space and the compact central bathroom is bright and fresh. The three bedrooms are spacious with quality window fittings. Huge areas available for storage or flexible living are a highlight with the upstairs attic fitted out with lights and flooring waiting to be turned into an extra bedroom, study, living area or storage. Downstairs you have a double garage with power and plumbing and a work bench, the huge allotment is also completely fully fenced. 3 BED 1 BATH 1 W.C. LANDSIZE - 2446 sqm
Contact Alan Garbuio on 0425 791 341 or 97546888 Inspection Contact Agent
MONBULK 18 DOUGLAS CRESCENT FAMILY HOME IN A FANTASTIC LOCATION
You will be impressed with the large open plan layout and beautiful large windows that overlook a fully useable rear yard & allow plenty of sunlight to filter through the entire home. Four bedrooms and a study (or 5 bedrooms) create enough space for all the family to have their own piece of privacy while 3 living zones incl a downstairs rumpus room provides room for the kids to grow into over many years to come. Updated appliances have been added to the functional kitchen and GDH. All within walking distance to Monbulk Township and schools. A fantastic home in an even better location!
Contact Glenn Chandler on 0418 410 689 or 9754 6888 4 Inspection Private Inspection Only
KALLISTA 9 OAKTREE DRIVE
BED 2 BATH 2 W.C. 1 STUDY 2 CAR LANDSIZE - 961sqm
OLINDA 11 EVEREST CRESCENT
Hawkshead - Views Forever
Brecon - An Original Hills Cottage leads to Contemporary Design
This amazing architect designed north facing home is situated on nearly 2 acres approx with views across the Warburton Ranges. Offering a sep studio fully equipped with bathroom and a glorious veranda capturing the views. The main 40 square residence will suit even the largest family, with 5 living areas and a flexible floor plan locating the master and en-suite away from the children´s wing. Separating the two wings is the large 28 square metre office and open lounge illuminated by sky windows. The children´s wing comprises 2 bedrooms and a central retreat leading through to a fabulous spa room, sauna and main bathroom. There is an abundance of living space focussed around the chefs´ kitchen, detailed with granite bench tops and quality Bosch stainless steel appliances with an amazing walk-in pantry accentuating the designer edge. Floor to ceiling windows furnished with sleek new blinds ensure the wonderful views can be appreciated, with decking extending living to the outdoors flowing down to the lower lounge ideal for winter nights in front of the fire. The games room allows space to relax with the 4th bedroom or guestroom, 3rd bathroom and mud room connecting to the laundry and drying room. Externally the fully fenced parcel offers seating nooks, courtyards and a variety of mature trees to ensure privacy and encourage the birdlife we all love in the hills. Additional to the dble garage is an extensive workshop and secure car storage for an additional 2 vehicles.
Hidden at the end of the driveway, and surrounded by mature landscaped gardens, this dble storey weatherboard home is truly breathtaking. The home has been superbly preserved with 1920´s period detailing. Formal lounge and library, warmed by an open fire. Hardwood floors throughout, complement the many period features. It overlooks a private courtyard, French doors open onto a timber deck and slate paved outdoor entertainment area. Enjoy the light filled family room, with ceiling-to-floor glass windows, this opens into the studio, more French doors give access to an appealing verandah area. The established gardens, pathways and steps, lead to hidden areas, these contain a wide variety of plantings often found in typical “hills” gardens, but also include many rare and unusual specimens. They are connected by stone walls and wide stone steps. The herb garden, adjacent to the kitchen, as well as a hen house, add to the self- sufficient charm. The upper level of the home offers spacious bedrooms, complete with modern family bathroom, an open mezzanine study or fourth bedroom. The master suite on the lower level incorporates en-suite and WIR. Situated on a very private 2/3 acre (approx.), on a sealed road, and within walking distance to the Olinda village, transport and walking trails, “Brecon” represents quintessential hills living.
4 BED 3 BATH 3 W.C. 1 STUDY 4 CAR LANDSIZE - 6603 sqm
Contact Corinne Sukroo on 0419 805 915 or 9751 2375 Inspection By Private Appointment
3 BED 3 BATH 2 CAR LANDSIZE - 2323sqm
Contact Corinne Sukroo 0419 805 915 or Jo Hirst on 0427 494 831 or 9751 2375
11 Main Road, Olinda
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3. Plans, containing further information regarding the proposal, may be inspected at Council’s office in Anderson Street, Lilydale. Further information on the proposal can be obtained by contacting Mr Bob Mason, telephone 1300 368 333. In accordance with section 223 of the Act, any person wishing to make a submission on the proposal must do so in writing to the undersigned by 16 May 2014. Public Submission, The Chief Executive Officer, Yarra Ranges Shire Council, at either: Anderson Street (PO Box 105), Lilydale, Vic. 3140, or email@example.com. Any 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 specified in the submission, at a meeting to be heard in support of that submission. Any person requesting to appear in person or to be represented by a person specified in his or her submission will be notified of the day, time and place of the meeting of the Council or of a committee determined by the Council to hear submissions. All submissions will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Act. Submitters should be aware that submissions (including submitters’ names and addresses) are required to be available for public inspection for a period of twelve months. Following consideration of submissions Council may resolve either to proceed or not to proceed with the proposed lease.
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2. Under the lease, UYCH will be permitted to use the Premises for Children’s Services, Community Education & Training and ancillary purposes as agreed by Council,
Submissions should be addressed to:
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Shire of Yarra Ranges (“Council”) gives notice under section 190 of the Local Government Act 1989 (“Act”) of its intention to enter into a lease with Upper Yarra Community House Inc A0000679A (UYCH), in respect of part of the land located at 20 Old Hereford Road, Mount Evelyn, as shown cross-hatched on the plan below, and being part of the land contained in certificate of title volume 9442 folio 471. (“Premises”).
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Wednesday to Friday 2.30pm – 5.30pm Due to Morrisons on the Park Cafe closing, the Reading Room will not open on weekends. We apologise for any inconvenience and are working to minimise the disruption to the community. If you need further advice or information please contact Council on 1300 368 333.
Baits will be laid at strategic sites and other known areas of fox habitat within the boundaries of the Dandenong Ranges National Park.
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Tuesday 15 April 4–8pm Emerald Library, 400 Gembrook– Belgrave Road Emerald Council staff will be on hand to listen to feedback and answer questions related to the draft Emerald Community Facilities Spatial Plan for community feedback. Copies of the plan will be available for the public and maps will be on public display. All welcome. www.cardinia.vic.gov.au 1300 787 624 1130164-RC16-14
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1080 poison signs will be posted throughout the baited area and members of the public who are living, visiting or working in the above named areas are advised to take particular care not to disturb or interfere with bait stations. Domestic dogs and cats are particularly susceptible to 1080 poison and the public is reminded that domestic pets are not permitted within the boundaries of the national park.
For further information, call 136 186 or visit www.dpi.vic.gov.au/pets
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New rules apply to the advertising of dogs and cats for sale. It is now an offence to advertise the sale of a dog or cat unless the microchip identiﬁcation number of the animal is included in the advertisement or notice. A registered domestic animal business may use its Council business registration number as an alternative.
Reading Room opening hours will be:
Popular programs such as Storytime will continue to be offered at Station House from 1 May 2014.
Parks Victoria’s conservation management to restore and protect park habitat includes the control of introduced plant and animal species. As part of an ongoing strategy, notice is hereby given that Parks Victoria will be laying buried baits containing Sodium Monofluoroacetate (1080 poison) on public land for the control of foxes. Baits containing 1080 poison will be laid from Thursday 1 May 2014 until Saturday 31 May 2014.
BRUCE SHAND, JP. Celebrant. Weddings, namings, vow renewals. All areas. Ph: 9879 6726.
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Clarke steals show at cross country
Kelland O’Brian after winning his section of the 2014 Austral Wheel Race. 118264 Picture: REBECCA BILLS
Top ride By REBECCA BILLS THERE are not many 15-yearolds that would willingly leave home around 4am to begin a day of training. But for young cyclist and Lilydale High Student Kelland O’Brian it is just second nature. Continuing a winning spree at cycling track events around the state, O’Brian has his sights firmly set on the upcoming 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Last month, O’Brian won gold at the oldest bicycle track race, the 2014 Austral Wheel Race which took him to the Junior State Criterium Championships where he placed fourth in the Junior Male under 17s. “Dad got me into cycling at the start and then I’ve just moved my way through each different style of racing,” O’Brian said.
O’Brian said racing at the Austral Wheel Race was amazing and it was great to race in front of a big Melbourne crowd. “A lot of really famous riders were riding there as well, and it was really awesome getting to race on the track and watch riders who have been in the Olympics and Commonwealth Games do there thing,” he said. With the summer season of track riding coming to an end, O’Brian is now gearing up for the winter season of road riding. O’Brian’s mother Sandy O’Brian said he had adapted well to the rigours of balancing training and schooling. “The school has been really supportive,” she said. “He misses a little bit of school as he travels to Spotswood twice a week. “Kel leaves home between 4am and 4.30am on those days
to train with the Malaysian Cycling team’s strength coach Martin Girvan which means he doesn’t arrive at school until 9.30am on a good day, but he is doing very well.” Ms O’Brian said to have watched her son achieve all he had within an 18-month period has been phenomenal. “He loves it, he is really committed and I’m really proud of the way he encourages younger riders,” she said. “He has a bit of an interesting road to get to the Commonwealth Games as that is not really a direct route, but he is certainly looking towards being a national representative at some point - there is still a long road ahead of him. “The whole family is on board and he certainly has the potential to getting there, its just a matter of him continuing to love it along the way.”
YARRA Ranges Athletics held round two of the cross country season on Saturday morning at Lillydale Lake. A large enthusiastic group of athletes enjoyed a run around a new course through the lake parklands. Highlights of the day were the multiple efforts of Michael Clarke, acted as hare for two races including an exceptionally fast 2000 metres, and then ran a fast finishing third in the 3000 metres. Others included Maddie Laven turning the tables on Zac Clarke over 1500 metres, a dominant run from Kiara Flavell in the 1000 metres, and some solid runs from Alex Van Duuren, Ella and Lily Trevorrow and Ben Grimes. The next event will be on Saturday 26 April at Margaret Lewis Reserve in Coldstream. Results: 500m: Charlotte Comport 2.12, Jackson Grice 2.12, Zoe Clarke 2.19, Austin Leonard 2.22, Sasha Maggs 2.25, Tahlia Murden 2.36, Isobel Morse 2.40, Sam Laven 3.16, Giselle Leonard 3.26 and Charlotte King 3.38. 1000m: Kiara Flavell 4.33, Noah Newbury 5.32, Kyden Lehmann 6.01, Tahlia Murden 6.35, Mia Harris 6.36, Brayden Shaw 6.45 and Ella King 7.33. 1500m: Madeline Laven 6.14, Zac Clarke 6.18, Jye Peacock 6.44, Mia Strudley 6.45, Tayja Maki 7.06, Alex Van Duuren 7.29, Aleesa Keenan 7.41, Nathan Murden 7.42, Claire Noonan 7.43, Taylah Tillotson 7.58, Cheyenne Moore 8.24, Tim Glenn 8.34, Tahlia Harriss 8.37 and Tyden Keenan 8.41. 2000m: Lily Peacock 7.40, Georgia Laven 7.43, Ben
Lily Peacock and Georgia Laven competing at the Club’s Cross Country event on Saturday. 118679 Grimes 7.49, Harrison Van Duuren 8.13, Jayden Clarke 9.09, Camden Hewitson 9.16, Ella Trevorrow 9.59, Lily Gallucci 10.08, Lily Trevorrow 10.11, Dale Jordison 10.32, Ella Strudley 11.31, Brianna Moore 12.12 and Brayden Woolridge 14.56. 3000m: Lachlan Scully 11.37, Michael Clarke 11.46, James Laven 12.18, Craig Hewitson 13.15, Dave Laven 13.17, Ruby Dixon 13.48, Madeline Laven 13.50, Martin King 13.51, Harrison Van
Duuren 15.03, Ella Trevorrow 15.29, Rickylee Brown 15.44, Paulette Kinnear 15.49, Jake Brown 15.58 Graeme Woolridge 16.11, Emma Darke 16.11, Nigel 16.11, Camden Hewitson 16.58, Lee Taylor 17.22, Sandra Beal 17.40, Debbie Woods 18.38, Lily Peacock 18.59, Georgia Laven 18.59, Dale Jordison 19.47, Erika Beydn 19.49, Kate Van Duuren 20.37, Katie Clarke 20.37, Claire Noonan 20.59, Tammarah Brown 20.59 and Kathi Hewitson 23.13.
Monbulk goes down fighting AS floodlights pierced the dark backdrop of night, Monbulk Rangers Soccer Club prepared to face off against Cairnlea FC on Friday 4 April in the Women’s Premier League. The Reserve girls got the evening underway with a very solid performance, making up for some defensive lapses with a clinical display in front of goal, resulting in a comfortable 3-1 win courtesy of goals from Routhy Sok (1) and Mia Kirkham (2). After a disappointing display the previous week, Monbulk women’s senior team were out to make amends. Captain Alicia McKillen set the tone early on in proceedings with a comprehensive display while
her team-mates made life very difficult for Cairnlea. Despite the intensity in the girls’ game, they trailed 1-0 at the break. The second half began in very much the same tone as the first. Monbulk fought hard but ultimately succumbed to the pressure, giving away a penalty kick which was subsequently tucked away. 2-0 to Cairnlea. Monbulk went on to score with a goal from Cheeney, though this proved little more than a consolation with 2-1 being the final score. Despite the loss, head coach Quenten Wells was happy with the intensity and pressure the girls applied all over the park. Next week, the girls play away
to the FFV U17s. The following day saw the season continue with the men’s reserves and senior teams in action. The Reserves kicked off proceedings with an impressive and hard-fought 3-3 draw. Monbulk seniors continued their winning streak, with a comprehensive and well-deserved 2-0 win over East Brighton. The game itself was a treat and proved to be a very good start for new coaches Stephen Weah and Henry Yallah. Next week’s game for the senior FFV MEN will be on Friday 11 April, with the Reserves kicking-off at 6.30pm and Seniors at 8.30pm against Riversdale. - David Allegretti
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Yarra Valley Mountain District Football League results YARRA VALLEY MOUNTAIN DISTRICT FOOTBALL LEAGUE RESULTS -- ROUND 2 2014 HIGH MOUNTAIN SPRING WATER DIVISION 1 SENIORS:
Wandin v Woori Yallock Woori Yallock: 5.5, 8.6, 11.8, 14.14 (98) Wandin: 3.4, 6.6, 10.8, 13.9 (87) Goals: Woori Yallock: M Baxter 5, J Matthews 3, B Monkhorst 2, B Sneddon 1, J Adams 1, K McAuley 1, D Ryan 1. Wandin: K Talevski 5, J Messis 3, S McDonnell 3, M Fowkes 2. Emerald v Mount Evelyn Mount Evelyn: 4.4, 4.7, 11.15, 17.18 (120) Emerald: 4.1, 6.7, 10.7, 11.8 (74) Goals: Mount Evelyn: J Dalton 5, T Morgan 4, R Hartfield 3, S Martin 3, R Cowan 1, C Carmody 1. Emerald: J Taylor 3, J Davis 2, M Lorkin 2, J Preston 1, N Bownds 1, J Donders 1, A Hellriegel 1. Monbulk v Belgrave Monbulk: 4.3, 10.7, 13.9, 16.11 (107) Belgrave: 6.2, 8.2, 9.5, 10.9 (69) Goals: Monbulk: S Williams 6, R Robertson 3, M Tasiyan 2, L Webb 1, S Lucas 1, M Langworthy 1, M Favrin 1, K Gray 1. Belgrave: M Collins 4, D Calteri 2, B Dadswell 1, S Nicholson 1, J Veltmeyer 1, K Grant 1. Upwey Tecoma v Warburton Millgrove Upwey Tecoma: 4.4, 8.4, 13.11, 14.13 (97) Warburton Millgrove: 2.2, 3.7, 5.9, 9.14 (68) Goals: Upwey Tecoma: T Robinson 5, D Waters 3, A Kelly 2, T Hedge 1, S Currey 1, S Gooley 1, S Dawson 1, L O’Brien 1. Warburton Millgrove: D Noorman 3, M Wappett 2, B Irving 1, J Lee 1, J Coghlan 1, A Pettinella 1. Olinda Ferny Creek v Healesville Olinda Ferny Creek: 3.4, 7.6, 11.9, 16.13 (109) Healesville : 4.2, 8.5, 10.7, 12.8 (80) Goals: Olinda Ferny Creek: O Millwood 3, B Shaw 3, T Stalder 2, T Millwood 1, M Wright 1, J Wallis 1, G Stevens 1, M Rosier 1, J Rankin 1, N Keegan 1, K Irvin 1. Healesville: M Fraraccio 4, L Barclay 4, S Turner 1, A Davies 1, A Hamer 1, G Mason 1 2014 YV FINANCIAL SERVICES DIVISION 1 RESERVES: ROUND 2
Wandin v Woori Yallock Wandin: 3.1, 6.1, 8.5, 16.7 (103) Woori Yallock: 4.1, 5.2, 6.4, 6.4 (40) Goals: Wandin: L McPhee 5, S Larkman 2, M Lang 2, L McGookin 1, T Adamson 1, N Whelan 1, S Marsh 1, C Foley 1, J Napoleone 1, M Shanks 1. Woori Yallock: D Smith 2, A Hopkins 1, N Tennant 1, L Smith 1, T Campbell 1.
terworth 1, M Shaw 1, B Ali 1. Yarra Junction: M Croaker 4, T Boxell 2, D Lever 2, T Dunn 2, M Robinson 1. Alexandra v Kinglake Alexandra: 3.4, 6.6, 10.11, 13.12 (90) Kinglake: 2.3, 4.5, 4.5, 6.6 (42) Goals: Alexandra: J Blakeney 4, P Hoornweg 3, B Kidd 1, W Cody 1, C Jack 1, D Roper 1, A Hutt 1, S Hill 1. Kinglake: M McAuley 2, N Booker 2, J Demarco 2. 2014 YVMDFNL UNDER 18: ROUND 2
Emerald’s Jason Breakwell breaks away from the Seville pack in the Under 18s. 118637 Emerald v Mount Evelyn Mount Evelyn: 4.2, 6.2, 9.5, 12.8 (80) Emerald: 0.1, 4.1, 7.1, 9.1 (55) Goals: Mount Evelyn: J Rozycki 4, D Cope 2, J Fellows 2, C Glass 2, K Elliott 1. Emerald: C Marsh 4, T Chambers 2, S Steer 2, S Whiley 1. Monbulk v Belgrave Belgrave: 7.1, 13.3, 17.7, 24.11 (155) Monbulk: 0.0, 1.0, 2.1, 3.4 (22) Goals: Belgrave: K Dowsett 10, M Jones-Bates 2, T McNamara 2, N Somervaille 2, J Gray 2, D Crook 2, M Ward 1, M Hall 1, K Tiberi 1, L Dowsett 1. Monbulk: S Utting 1, C Anderson 1, M James 1. Upwey Tecoma v Warburton Millgrove Upwey Tecoma: 1.3, 5.5, 6.7, 9.10 (64) Warburton Millgrove: 2.2, 3.3, 5.5, 5.7 (37) Goals: Upwey Tecoma: B Wood 2, D Devers 2, J Schmidt 1, K O’Brien 1, W Mutschler 1, S Bicknell 1, I Krijt 1. Warburton Millgrove: D Rees 1, G Morris 1, D Eastwood 1, S Carter 1, T Clarke 1. Olinda Ferny Creek v Healesville Olinda Ferny Creek : 0.3, 1.8, 4.14, 6.19 (55) Healesville: 1.2, 2.3, 3.5, 5.6 (36) Goals: Olinda Ferny Creek: M Meadows 2, M Byrne 1, J Faull 1, D Woodfield 1, M Michalos 1. Healesville: D Egginton 2, J Hall 2, R Bethune 1. 2014 SWENRICK CONSTRUCTIONS DIVISION 2
SENIORS: ROUND 2
Seville v Gembrook Cockatoo Seville: 7.5, 8.5, 15.11, 18.12 (120) Gembrook Cockatoo: 0.0, 9.4, 10.6, 17.7 (109) Goals: Seville: N O’Keefe 5, M Cecere 4, K Jones 4, J Cecere 1, L Scattergood 1, S Wilson 1, M Bradbury 1, S Condon 1. Gembrook Cockatoo: S Richardson 5, L Edwards 3, A Schueddekopf 3, L McCombe 2, M Quinn 1, L Tyrrell 1, D Trevorah 1, R Wilson 1. Powelltown v Thornton Eildon Powelltown: 5.6, 9.8, 11.13, 14.16 (100) Thornton Eildon: 2.3, 6.7, 9.10, 12.11 (83) Goals: Powelltown: D Roy 4, M McArthur 2, M Hayhurst 2, D Wilson 2, K Larsen 1, L Miller 1, J Meredith 1, J Mullan 1 Thornton Eildon: B Coller 3, C Orton 2, B Haden 1, B Herridge 1, B Kapakoulakis 1, D King 1, R Andrews 1, S Parker 1 Powelltown: Callum Vail, Peter Miller, Mitchell McLaughlin, Mark Matheson, Chris Ozols, Robert Sandy. Thornton Eildon: Brandon Kapakoulakis, Brendan Musgrove, Timothy Bail, Luke Davison, Bradley Coller, Robert Andrews. Yea v Yarra Junction Yea: 1.2, 3.5, 6.7, 9.8 (62) Yarra Junction: 2.1, 5.3, 7.6, 8.9 (57) Goals: Yea: G Wearne 3, P Kiss 3, T Butterworth 2, S Martin 1. Yarra Junction: T Hall 2, L Cove 2, L Murphy 1, J Swinden 1, J Craig 1, D Lever 1.
Emerald’s Kieren Burns lines up for an early goal. 118637 Alexandra v Kinglake Alexandra: 3.3, 10.5, 15.7, 23.13 (151) Kinglake: 2.5, 3.7, 6.11, 8.13 (61) Goals: Alexandra: B Jane 6, A Cowlishaw 3, R Comb 3, T Cook 2, B Cooper 2, S Hill 2, D Bourke 1, S Steiner 1, B McDonald 1, S Kidd 1, J Murphy 1. Kinglake: K Smith 2, J Nixon 2, D Pywell 1, S Mather 1, M Robertson 1, Shaun McMahon 1. 2014 YV FINANCIAL SERVICES DIVISION 2 RESERVES: ROUND 2
Seville v Gembrook Cockatoo Seville: 3.2, 7.5, 9.9, 11.11 (77) Gembrook Cockatoo: 2.0, 3.2, 5.3, 7.5 (47) Goals: Seville: T Baseden 5, J Cordeux 2, S MacDonald 1, B Conder 1, D Cecere 1, J Wood 1. Gembrook Cockatoo: D Wilkie 2, D Cock 2, C Collett 1, B Porter 1, J Perkins 1. Powelltown v Thornton Eildon Powelltown: 4.3, 8.5, 12.7, 15.7 (97) Thornton Eildon: 3.1, 4.3, 5.4, 7.8 (50) Goals: Powelltown: C Osborne 6, W Gemenis 3, B Muller 2, T Nightingale 1, D Hajder 1, L Hooper 1, C Ladewig 1. Thornton Eildon : G Day 1, B Lowerson 1, J Dyson 1, R Pezzimenti 1, M Herridge 1, J Ackerman 1, J Creighton 1. Yea v Yarra Junction Yea: 2.2, 6.4, 11.5, 15.6 (96) Yarra Junction: 5.0, 7.1, 10.3, 11.5 (71) Goals: Yea: J Dunn 5, X O’Dwyer 4, S Cromarty 2, A Buchanan 1, A But-
Seville v Emerald Emerald: 3.4, 6.8, 7.12, 11.18 (84) Seville: 1.2, 1.7, 4.10, 4.12 (36) Goals: Emerald: K Burns 4, H Lang 2, C Chasteau 1, A Strong 1, J McMahon 1, M Freeman 1, T Pauw 1. Seville: A Wind 2, J Chapman 1, B Penwill 1. Monbulk v Belgrave Belgrave: 5.3, 8.5, 9.9, 11.9 (75) Monbulk: 3.0, 4.3, 6.6, 7.13 (55) Goals: Belgrave: J Webb 3, N Rowe 1, J Lowe 1, M Ferguson 1, L Murphy 1, J Cumming 1, C Rak 1, L Graeme 1, J Keighran 1. Monbulk: D McClelland 2, A Skordilis 1, K Sas 1, J Muhle 1, R Heuser 1, T Baumann 1. Upwey Tecoma v Warburton Millgrove Upwey Tecoma: 2.1, 5.8, 6.10, 8.15 (63) Warburton Millgrove: 0.2, 1.4, 4.9, 5.12 (42) Goals: Upwey Tecoma: J Waters 4, D Torrance 2, J Robertson 1, D Asling 1. Warburton Millgrove: K Ferguson 2, L Spaulding 2, D Bedggood 1. Wandin v Woori Yallock Wandin: 1.1, 6.3, 11.6, 14.14 (98) Woori Yallock: 5.2, 7.5, 7.6, 8.6 (54) Goals: Wandin: E Johnson 3, H Byrne 3, T Hinds 2, C Shalevski 2, P Hodgett 2, L Whitchell 1, A Rouget 1. Woori Yallock: B Arnold 4, C Syme 2, G Annowsky 2. Olinda Ferny Creek v Healesville Healesville: 5.2, 9.4, 10.5, 12.6 (78) Olinda Ferny Creek : 2.2, 4.2, 7.5, 7.7 (49) Goals: Healesville: R Hunter 3, J Savage 2, J McLeod 2, J Edmonds 2, T Sund 1, B Clark 1, J Hellary 1. Olinda Ferny Creek: J Castelow 2, S Horner 2, C Cole 1, R Tairi 1, B Currie 1.
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FROM $123 PER WEEK4
5055E 4WD WITH FRONT END LOADER
4320 eHydro 4WD WITH 400CX LOADER
FROM $139 PER WEEK5
FROM $147 PER WEEK6
*Conditions apply. Finance available through John Deere Financial Limited to approved commercial applicants only. Based on 30% deposit and 36 month term. GST returned. Fees and charges apply. If not amended or withdrawn earlier, the promotion expires on April 30, 2014. Other terms and rates are available. Per week payments based on the following prices â€“ 1. $14,990 2. $16,990 3. $19,990 4. $29,990 5. $34,990 6. $36,990