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An artist’s impression of the proposed Coles supermarket in Torquay Central.

Coles’ plans for Torquay Central revealed

MAJOR MARKET BY JAMES TAYLOR

THE plans for the supermarket Coles intends to build at the Torquay Central shopping centre have been revealed. As part of its planning application to the Surf Coast Shire, a report prepared for Coles states there is significant demand for another supermarket in Torquay and its proposal will enhance the commercial viability and vitality of the centre at 41-57 Bristol Road. As part of the redevelopment, the western half of Torquay Central will

be demolished and a single-storey supermarket – which will take up about a third of the total site – with a leasable floor area of 3,800 square metres will be built. It will have a glazed shopfront along the eastern side and an art wall on the northern side. The works will create a new 200 square metre retail tenancy next to the supermarket and a new 60 square metre retail tenancy at the western end of the existing stores. The amount of speciality retail floor

space will be nearly halved, from 5,308 square metres to 2,976 square metres. The proposal includes 280 car parks – 148 in the proposed basement car park, the 105 remaining inside the centre itself and 27 on Payne Street. Entry and exit to the basement car park will be through a ramp on the south side of the existing car park. The two mature trees in the northwestern corner will be kept, and three new Water Gum trees will be planted in the south-west of the site. There are no proposed changes to the

three-storey building fronting Payne Street. Coles bought the 1.4 hectare site last December for $14 million. Environmental Resources Management Australia prepared a town planning and urban context report for Coles. The report states the proposal will “significantly improve the commercial viability of the centre, which is underperforming financially, and enhance the contribution the site makes to the wider Torquay town centre”.

“The proposal also involves a well considered design response to the site and area more generally.” The report states the redevelopment has been designed to complement the existing shopping centre. The new buildings will generally be no higher than the existing buildings. To read all of the planning documents for the proposal, head to surfcoast. vic.gov.au/My_Property/Building_ Planning/Planning and click on Planning Applications on Public Exhibition.

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Football community rallies for Casey BY RACHEL DELANY THE football fraternity has rallied in support of former Lorne footballer Casey Tutungi in the wake of his diagnosis last week as a quadriplegic. The announcement came from his father at the Austin Hospital, where Tutungi has been for the last three weeks after suffering irreparable damage in what has been labelled a freak accident at a local football match.

The Geelong Football Club is investigating avenues to assist the South Barwon co-coach and former Geelong VFL player and his family in the challenges that will be faced. A fund has been set up – the Casey Tutungi Future Fund – in the hope of significant contributions to assist and meet the demands of what is going to be a long and expensive medical process. Donations can be paid directly into the Bendigo Bank trust account at a Bendigo Bank

Branch or through your own bank – account name Casey Tutungi Future Fund, BSB 633 000, account 149 834 533. More information about the Casey Tutungi Future Fund can be found at caseytutungi.com. For more details, see the “Committee for Lorne� column on page 8. Casey Tutungi, who started his footballing career in Lorne, finished in the top 10 in the Geelong VFL side’s best and fairest count in 2011.

Meander along, visit the Surf Coast Arts Trail BY JAMES TAYLOR

This squid, carved out of ice by Mark Trinham, was the centre of attention at the launch of the Surf Coast Arts Trail. Photo: JAMES TAYLOR

LOCALS and tourists are invited to follow the Surf Coast Arts Trail again when it returns next month. The trail, which made its debut last year, will feature 60 artists at 29 venues across the length and breadth of the shire. The event was launched last week at the Torquay council chambers on a cold night and with the help of a cool piece of artwork – a large squid carved out of ice on site by Jan Juc artist Mark Trinham. Artists on the August 10-11 trail include painters, print makers, jewellers, photographers, animators and potters.

Shire mayor Libby Coker said the trail celebrated and supported the talent of Surf Coast artists. “We are really fortunate to have so many talented artists in our community, many of whom are inspired by our sense of place and our natural surroundings. “The first event was an outstanding success and proved incredibly popular with locals and visitors alike, creating a terrific atmosphere and I’m sure this year’s trail will also prove a hit. “This is a great addition to the Surf Coast’s annual calendar and a great show of local culture.� Local visual artist Cinnamon Stephens, whose work appears all along the Surf Coast, said the trail would have a great atmosphere.

“It was lovely on the first trail to meet such a variety of people – some who knew my work and wanted to see where and how I make it, but also many others who discovered me on the trail. “It was very uplifting to have so many lovely comments and to share the space I work in. “As a result, I received a few commissions and sold a few pieces which I didn’t expect. The trail is supported by the council, Surf Coast Arts, Anglesea Art House, FReeZA, Logo Zoo and Quicksilver Foundation. For more information, pick up a brochure/foldout map from a Surf Coast visitor information centre, the council’s Torquay office, or participating studios, venues and galleries.

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Community asked to give where they live BY RACHEL DELANY IT MAY shock the community to learn that 12.8 percent of Australians live below the poverty line. That means in Victoria alone, there are roughly half a million children living in poverty. According to an Australian Council of Social Services report, the most austere poverty line widely used in international research in 2010 was for a single adult living on $358 per week and for a couple with two children, $752. As living costs soar and affordable housing has become increasingly difficult to attain, many members of our community are struggling to make ends meet. In response, Network Torquay is taking part in the sixth annual Cans4Films Festival, an in-store initiative to provide tangible help to deliver hunger relief across the nation. People are being asked to donate a can of food at Network Video stores and in doing so will receive a free weekly rental, or donate

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two cans and receive three free weekly rentals. If you don’t have any spare cans, you can still contribute by offering a gold coin donation, which will then be used to purchase more cans of food to feed those in need. “All of us at Network Torquay are proud to be part of the Cans4Films Festival in 2013,” Network Torquay’s Josie Anderson said. “It’s such a great cause, and we’re so happy to be providing practical solutions to such a big problem in today’s society.” Not-for-profit national food relief organisations such as Food Bank and SecondBite work to deliver food into communities, and local community groups are rallying to make sure every person who is need of food has access to it. Anglesea Foodbank, Torquay Food Aid, St Vincent de Paul, the Salvation Army and UnitingCare are among those offering assistance to society’s vulnerable and disadvantaged. For more information, head to cans4films.com.au.

Josie and Julie from Torquay’s Network Video, supporting community action to aid those living in poverty.

Investigation into common continues BY JAMES TAYLOR PEOPLE are still being restricted from using Winchelsea Common, but the Surf Coast Shire says it intends for the area to eventually return to being public open space. The high level of lead shot on and around the site is assessed by the council and other agencies, including the Department of Health and the Environment Protection Authority (EPA). A soil sampling program is continuing in and around the common – which has been closed since February – to help assess any public health risks and future uses of the land. Last month, the council refused a request from the Winchelsea Gun Club to grant permission for shooting events at the common. However, the council has offered to support a trial shoot using biodegradable targets and steel shot in Colac and working towards an alternative long-term location for the club’s events. Advice is also being

sought from the EPA regarding land remediation. In a statement last week, council said the common would be restored as public open space after assessments of biodiversity, remnant lead and litter and remediation measures are completed. A master plan for the site to identify how the area will be used and infrastructure requirements will also be developed. Surf Coast chief executive officer Stephen Wall said a long-term response required. “The council’s first priority in addressing this issue is the health and safety of the community. “The council is continuing to work through a detailed site assessment of the common and surrounding areas. This is a complex undertaking but important in determining what remediation work needs to be done and how the common can be used in future as public open space. Lead can pose a health risk if it is ingested. More information is available at surfcoast.vic.gov.au.


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Stage one of highway works completed BY JAMES TAYLOR THE first stage of the pavement repairs to the busy Surf Coast Highway has finished, with traffic returned to all four lanes. The $3.86 million project is being carried out along four kilometres on the Torquay-bound side of the highway, between Mount Duneed and Blackgate roads, but the works are only complete to just past McCanns Road. Cold weather has postponed the second stage, and works are not expected to resume until September.

VicRoads regional director William Tieppo said it was the wettest June on record, and contractors Civilex had done a fantastic job in keeping the pavement dry. “But we don’t want to build roads in cold weather.� “The existing surface was ripped up, strengthened, smoothed and sealed – we rebuilt this section of road from scratch.� Mr Tieppo said the repairs were being done in two stages as VicRoads wanted to avoid having counterflow traffic – or cars travelling in opposite

directions on one side of the highway – for the entire four kilometre section. “VicRoads would like to thank all motorists for their patience during this first stage of the Surf Coast Highway upgrade and traffic diversion.� About 16,000 vehicles a day use the highway, rising to 20,000 in peak times. Roads Minister Terry Mulder, who inspected the completed section on Friday, said he was pleased to announce the re-opening as it would bring relief to the many motorists who depended upon the key tourist route.

“The reconstructed section of the Surf Coast Highway was funded out of the Coalition government’s $45 million repair and restore package announced last year for road maintenance. “This is in addition to the $170 million multi-year road maintenance package recently announced as part of the 2013-14 Victorian budget.� South Barwon MP Andrew Katos welcomed the completion of this important upgrade. “I am pleased to see the completion of the first stage of the highway upgrade as this will make the journey much safer for drivers,� he said.

Firefighters get sneak peek of Bellbrae station BY JAMES TAYLOR

(L-R) VicRoads senior projects engineer Steve McGarrigle, Andrew Katos, Terry Mulder, William Tieppo and Surf Coast Shire councillor Brian McKiterick.

TONIGHT, members of the Torquay Country Fire Authority (CFA) brigade will get their first opportunity to walk through the new fire station that has been built at Bellbrae. The walkthrough comes ahead of a meeting later this month to decide whether the town should have its own standalone brigade. The previous Bellbrae fire shed, built in the mid 1980s, operated as a satellite station of Torquay CFA, from which Torquay firefighters could respond more efficiently from the western edge of town.

The old shed served the western boundary of Torquay well but today, with population and residential growth, it is time for an upgrade. In an update on the new station released yesterday, the CFA says the upgraded facility is expected to be a big improvement for the area. It features two large engine bays, changing area, meeting room and toilet/shower facilities, and would enable the communities of Bellbrae and Bells Beach to operate their own stand-alone fire station if they choose. Residents of the area have been invited to gather

at the new station at 80 School Road, Bellbrae on July 29 at 7pm for a meeting to vote on whether to start a stand-alone fire brigade in the town. The meeting will be chaired by CFA district seven operations manager Gerry Verdoorn, and will be attended by Surf Coast mayor Libby Coker, captain Phil Campbell from the Torquay brigade, and Torquay brigade members who live in the Bellbrae area. For more information on joining the Bellbrae or Torquay brigades, phone Phil Campbell on 0414 614 577 or email a.vorvis@cfa.vic.gov.au.

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BY JAMES TAYLOR THE Great Ocean Road Coastal Committee (GORCC) is seeking feedback on a paper outlining the possibilities and challenges for the Erskine River precinct. A master plan for the area, which includes each side of the river from its mouth to the sea upstream to the old Lorne quarry, is being created to guide the future management of the precinct. The master plan does not include the river itself or its water quality as that is not within GORCC’s responsibility. As part of the second stage of community consultation, GORCC ran two listening post events in Lorne earlier this month and released an Issues and Opportunities Summary for comment. Issues flagged in the paper include:

• Using the car park near the GORCC depot as a small market site or for art stalls • An extension to the supermarket • Pedestrian and vehicle conflicts and confusion along Erskine Avenue, which is not a defined road reserve • Poor signage and limited space at the entrance to the Erskine River Caravan Park office • Adding a Great Ocean Road heritage room to the visitor information centre, which is the thirdbusiest in Victoria. Information gathered in the second stage of community consultation will be used to create the draft master plan, which will be released to the public in August or September. Anyone interested in the paper can download a copy or fill out a survey, both available at gorcc.com.au. The survey closes at midnight on July 28.

The swing bridge over the Erskine River, part of the area being considered in the master plan for the precinct.

Professional accounting with personalised service BY TIFFANY PILCHER

Qualified and highly experienced chartered accountant Ruth Annett is now offering her services through her boutique Torquay firm.

WHEN it comes to organising your finances, the last thing you want to feel like is just another number. Ruth Annett Chartered Accountant is a dynamic, client focused accounting firm that delivers a tailored, approachable and professional service that is also excellent value for money. Ms Arnett is a fully qualified chartered accountant and industry leader who gained extensive experience at major Melbourne firms before moving to Torquay and becoming a principal at a major Geelong firm. Throughout her career she has worked with business clients ranging in size from top 10 Australian Securities Exchange listed companies to sole traders and individuals of all levels of wealth.

Now heading her own boutique firm in Torquay, Ms Arnett offers a personalised service and the same level of expertise as large firms, but at a competitive price. “As soon as I moved to Torquay seven years ago I knew the exact vision I wanted for the business,” she said. “I wanted to create a strong connection with my clients and the community. “When clients come here they will deal with me as a trusted advisor.” Business clients are looked after with an annual set fee with the option of monthly billing to smooth out cash flow; there are no hidden surprises. “I don’t operate on a time sheet system and I feel it works better for clients,” Ms Arnett said.

“It allows me to communicate more effectively and I can spend more time with my clients without them worrying about the clock ticking.” Ms Arnett is able to assist small to medium businesses with their tax advice and tax compliance, accounting and business advisory services. She guides her business clients through all stages of their company’s life from starting up, growth, succession planning and selling the business. Individuals are also welcome to use Ms Arnett’s friendly and personalised services and tax returns are offered at a competitive rate. For professional and tailored accounting services, phone Ruth Annett Chartered Accountant on 5264 8784, email info@ruthannettca.com.au or visit the office at 2A Boston Road Torquay.

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Hear from Parkin before the game BY JAMES TAYLOR

Paramedics work on a surfer who fell unconscious while in the water at Bells Beach on Tuesday. INSET: Bella Wilson spotted the man in trouble and helped get him to the beach.

Surfer dies after collapsing at Bells BY TIFFANY PILCHER A MAN has died after suffering a suspected heart attack while surfing at Bells Beach last week. The 56-year-old Grovedale man was pulled to the beach by a local surfer last Tuesday, where an off-duty paramedic performed CPR. He was then airlifted to Geelong Hospital but later died. Jan Juc surfer Damian Wilson was out at Bells Beach with his 10-year-old daughter Bella

when she noticed the man in trouble. “She watched him on a wave and he seemed to fall off the front end, when we saw him again he was upside down,” Mr Wilson said. The experienced surfer used his knowledge of the currents to paddle the man out of the water as quickly as possible, but the man was unconscious by the time they reached the shore. Mr Wilson said Bella was coping well after witnessing the incident.

“I told her to get back in the water straight away while people were still working on him – I didn’t think she needed to see someone in such a bad way. “It was all a bit scary but we’ve had a good chat about it and she knows we all did the best we could.” This is the second recent serious incident in the area, with a 56-year-old woman suffering serious head and leg injuries after falling from a cliff at Point Addis two weeks ago.

A PIECE of art celebrating Carlton’s back-to-back flags in the VFL will go under the hammer on Saturday, and the man who coached those sides to victory will be there to sign it. Four-time premiership coach David Parkin will be the special guest at the Before the Game function at the Torquay Football Club, ahead of the Tigers’ home game clash against Anglesea. He has not seen the print – in it, he is holding the cup with Blues captain Mike Fitzpatrick – but appreciates the effort by artist Jamie Cooper. “I coached Jamie at Fitzroy, he’s a much better painter than he was a footballer,” he joked. Parkin said the 1981 and 1982 Carlton teams could be counted among the best. “They’re one of the teams that are never mentioned in the same breath as the great Melbourne or Hawthorn sides, even though they won three premierships in four years. They were a very close group, and still are today – in fact, we had a dinner last Tuesday.” As well as the Twenty Together print, memorabilia to be auctioned includes: • A framed Hawthorn jumper, signed by Luke Hodge • A framed Geelong jumper, signed by Steve Johnson • An official Mike Tyson signed boxing glove • A 50 Years of Bells Beach print, signed by Joel Parkinson • A framed print celebrating all of Black Caviar’s wins, signed by Peter Moody and Luke Nolan • A framed ‘Black Caviar Three Peat VRC Lighting Stakes’ photo display Before the Bounce will be held at the Torquay Football Club social rooms, Spring Creek Reserve, Torquay from 11.30am-2pm on Saturday. Tickets are $50, and include gate entry, speakers and a light lunch. Drinks at bar prices. Pre-sold tickets only, as numbers are strictly limited. For more phone Tim Carson on 0434 690 930, Luke Hayward on 0418 165 010, Jimmy Humphrey on 0407 614 247 or John McMahon on 0400 866 634.

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Sending your thoughts to the G21 Regional Growth Plan project team, City of Greater Geelong, PO Box 104, Geelong VIC 3220 or G21RGP@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

Dropping into one of our Open Houses to speak with a member of our project team: Bannockburn:

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This week our hearts have continued to be with the Tutungi (Tully) family as on Tuesday it was announced that as a result of the horrific spinal injuries suffered by Casey 3 weeks ago, he is now a quadriplegic. The announcement was made in the most difficult of circumstances by his father Chris, at a press conference at the Austin Hospital this week. A fund has been set up for Casey, the “Casey Tutungi Future Fund”, and we are hoping that significant contributions will assist Casey to meet the demands of what is going to be an extremely long and expensive medical process. We have been heavily involved with meetings, committees and discussions to help co-ordinate future fund-raising activities and functions over the coming weeks. It is important that we work together and combine our resources to maximize all of the generous offers of support we are getting. Representatives from our group have met with both Frank Costa and Brian Cook from the Geelong Football Club who have offered all their significant resources at Geelong to support both South Barwon and Lorne Football Club as we look at co-ordinating these events. Ben Waller from Geelong VFL and his team will be helping facilitate and organize events moving forward. The Geelong Football Club playing group is also looking to be heavily involved and is currently investigating avenues to assist Casey further. After discussions with Region General Manager, AFL Barwon Lee Hartman, Lee and the AFL are looking at co-ordinating a fundraising weekend to enable all local and hopefully state-wide football and netball clubs to contribute. We believe this will give all clubs an opportunity to show their support for Casey as well as add much needed funding. There has been an overwhelming amount of support and assistance offered not only from within the South Barwon and Lorne communities but Australia-wide from clubs wanting to fund-raise for Casey and we see this weekend a great opportunity to allow clubs to show their support. Information regarding the Casey Tutungi Future Fund can be obtained from www.caseytutungi.com and in the meantime if you wish to donate, all funds are being held in a Bendigo Bank Trust Account. Donations can be paid directly into the Bendigo Bank Trust account at a Bendigo Bank Branch or through your own netbank. Account Name: Casey Tutungi Future Fund BSB: 633 000 Account: 149 834 533. Thank you and our thoughts and love are all with Casey and his family.

MOVING TO LORNE

The Mullens Our first view of Lorne was between gloomy skies and stormy seas as we travelled along the Great Ocean Road. A trick of the light created a slice of rainbow, hovering just above the ocean, with the Lorne coastline in the background. Awed, we fell in love. We moved to Lorne from Ireland, in late 2011 - in the proverbial “calm before the storm” of summer. We have travelled throughout Europe, the US, Southeast Asia, and most recently, parts of South America. We felt there was only one way to see Australia properly – and that was to live “down under” for a year. We quickly opted for Lorne; nearly two years later, we’re not ready to leave just yet. We embraced change on a grand scale – uprooting from the other side of the globe and relocating in Australia; from the innercity to a small coastal town; from working from dawn to dusk, to establishing a happier work/life balance. With the added advantage of bringing our two small boys to one dream of all kids (big and small) – seaside living! As a General Practitioner (GP), Dave is proud to be a part of the Lorne Medical Centre and the Lorne Community Hospital, which offer innovative services to the community, 24/7, 365 days/year. A range of allied health professionals are available on-site, and there are excellent supports and services in place for aged care and care in the home. Dave is a GP Supervisor with the Southern GP Training Programme and with the Victorian Metropolitan Alliance. He also trained in Emergency Medicine, and welcomes the extra challenge of the Lorne Community Hospital Urgent Care Service. Siobhán is an Assistant Professor with the University of Dublin, Trinity College, where she is chief investigator on a multinational project on patient safety in radiation oncology. She has represented European Radiation Therapists on several standing committees of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), was Course Director of ESTRO education courses, and editor of the RTT section of the ESTRO Newsletter. She

is a member of the Technical Group for Radiation Safety of the World Health Organisation in Geneva. In Australia, she chaired a national committee which established the first Australasian short course on Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology (2012). Working remotely from Lorne, she is attached to Monash University for research, and the Epworth Hospitals for clinical work. We have made sacrifices; we miss our friends and families, but really appreciate their visits here and our visits to Ireland. Our older son (age 5) is thriving in the school in Lorne (P-12), where he is just one of eleven Preps, and our younger son (age 3) loves attending the daycare and preKinder services. Sport is hailed as being unifying across boundaries, and we meet many “internationals” and some Ozzies during our weekly soccer games, where naturally friendly rivalries flourish! We also take advantage of Lorne’s open spaces and play Irish sports too – Dave plays “hurling” (Europe’s oldest field game), whilst Siobhán plays gaelic football. Our boys can participate in the many local sports programmes on offer, whilst glorious summer days are happily spent at the beach. We were readily welcomed into the community, and have settled in quickly, participating as much as we can in football/soccer, yoga, surfing, snorkelling, cycling, singing, martial arts, volunteering, committees, workshops . . . to name but a few! It is lovely to walk down Mountjoy Parade and be greeted by so many friendly faces. Rain or shine, we are never short of something to do, with so much right on our doorstep, easy to access, and welcoming. Perhaps those who have been similarly entranced by Lorne might agree with posting a warning sign near the iconic Swing Bridge: “Beware… you are passing a Point of No Return!”

COMMUNITY PROFILE I started coming to Lorne when I was one after my parents bought a holiday house here. As a teenager I worked at the Pancake Parlour, now the Cuda Bar and Ocean Girl. I moved here permanently in my early 20’s to be with Neil McFee, my husband. I was the Director of the Lorne Kindergarten for 3 years until starting a family. We have two children, Emma 14 and Matthew 11, who both attend the local school. I started an internet based business called Organise Your Life in 1999 selling an interactive Home Based Organiser full of ready-made lists. My other passion is natural health and wellbeing, Directing a 6-part documentary on Mind|Body Medicine which aired on Ch31 and writing an eBook on the topic. I also help my husband with his business Surf Coast Scaffolding. I was involved with the Fig Tree Community House for several years, on the Committee and as a volunteer and set up the Lorne Occasional Child Care Centre. I was on the Friends of Lorne Committee for a few years and helped put together the Lorne 3232 folders with Carol Baker, whose wonderful idea it was. At the moment I am donating my time to help with PR to increase public awareness about the benefits of hemp foods (nondrug!), which are extremely healthy and readily available in almost every other country in the world apart from Australia. I love the relaxed lifestyle of Lorne and being able to work flexible hours from home centred around our children. I love being surrounded by nature and never tire of the ocean views we are so lucky to have at our doorstep.

LORNE WARD EVENTS CALENDAR JULY 21

SIOBHÁN NI CHUINNEAGAIN & DAVID MULLEN

Lorne Sculpture Biennale Important Announcement, by Minister for the Arts, Hon Heidi Victoria MLA, at Qdos Gallery, Allenvale Rd, at 11:30am

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Lorne vs Alvie football and netball, at Stribling Reserve, juniors matches from 9am, seniors at 2pm

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Festival of the Performing Arts, at various venues around Lorne, see www.lovelornefestival.com

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Crowd enjoys an Extravaganza BY JAMES TAYLOR

FROM TOP CLOCKWISE: Jole Farnan and Jiah Wells from Zeally Bay Sourdough show off their bread. Celebrity chef Poh Yeow was the main attraction at Poh’s Kitchen Corner stage. Adam Matheson from Scotchmans Hill pours a taste of Chardonnay for Kate Done. Sofia Quintanilla and Robbie Das Neves brought cheese from the Organic Dairy Farmers of Australia. Photos: PETER MARSHALL

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A BIG crowd had an extravagant weekend of food, wine, beer and cider from Geelong and surrounds. The inaugural Extravaganza – Eat Drink Discover Geelong event began with a dinner for more than 130 people on Saturday night at Geelong restaurant Baveras. It continued on Sunday at The Pier with a showcase by business from the Surf Coast, the Bellarine Peninsula, along the Great Ocean Road and beyond. About 2,000 people enjoyed an abundance of local delights, food personalities, tastes and smells. The master class series was a sell out with the Extravaganza wine panel kept busy with questions and comments about the 18 wines tasted throughout the day. The Little Creatures master class capped off the day, with class members gaining an insight into brewing methods, styles and the plans for the Geelong site. Poh’s Kitchen Corner stage had patrons enthralled all day with conversation, cooking demonstrations and local food identities. Poh Yeow learned much about the region and left with newfound knowledge and insight into the variety and quality of the Geelong region. Extravaganza committee member Penny Whitehead said organisers were delighted with the support for the first event from not only the food, wine and hospitality industry, but also the public attendance on a cold winter’s day. “I think patrons were surprised and amazed as they entered the room and left feeling proud and excited about our region’s offering. “The committee was very pleased with the outcome of the day and we will be back in 2014.”

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Petition opposes 99-year park leases BY JAMES TAYLOR THE federal government has weighed into the debate about development in Victoria’s national parks, with Corangamite Federal MP Darren Cheeseman launching a petition against the granting of 99-year leases. As reported in last week’s Surf Coast Times, legislation to extend leases in the parks from 50 to 99 years has been passed by the state government, which says the measure will encourage ecotourism. Mr Cheeseman, who began mailing the petitions last week, said he was worried about the effects of the extension on the Great Otways National Park. “Tireless hours have been spent preserving and restoring this landscape. All this work is under threat as the state Liberal government has decided to give property developers 99-year leases in the Otways. “This opens the way for the white shoe brigade to be lobbying Spring Street to hand over the best sites in the Great Otway National Park.” He said it was a major backwards step for conservation and the environment. “I am concerned that there are plans for a hotel overshadowing Bells Beach. “Such a location would be prized by the white shoe brigade, and with the legislation passed, the minister (for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith) has the power to grant such a lease tomorrow. “A private developer would want to bulldoze roads, build intrusive buildings, cut down trees and undo years of work to help restore native animal populations. “No doubt these developers will want the best

pristine views of our magnificent beaches and leave the community with a massive blight on our landscape. “Our parks were not created to end up as building sites for hotels and large scale infrastructure that can only be used by a privileged few who can afford it.” He said “the door was wide open” for Mr Smith to grant a 99-year lease without asking the community for feedback. “The guidelines for the minister’s decision consist of a number of vague guiding principles and outline a five- stage approval process, which includes weak provisions for community consultation. “In fact, they talk only about public notification of the outcome.” Mr Smith said the state government supports the idea of limited, sensible and sensitive ecotourism within strict guidelines.

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Action against dangerous dogs welcomed BY JAMES TAYLOR COLAC Otway Shire Council has welcomed news that the state government is taking action against irresponsible dog owners. The shire wrote to Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh earlier this year requesting more powers to take action against owners whose dogs attacked people or other animals. In January, the council prosecuted an Apollo Bay man whose staghound cross killed a Maltese Shitzu.

The prosecution was the latest in a string of dog offences for the Apollo Bay man, who had 23 prior convictions for dog related offences. Colac Otway chief executive officer Rob Small said the shire had not yet received official correspondence from the minister about how wide ranging the new laws would be. However, initial comments in the media indicate that owners convicted for their dog attacking others could be banned from owning a dog for

up to 10 years. Mr Small said the council was encouraged by the news. “Our request to the minister was based on promoting responsible animal ownership by preventing unsuitable people from having dogs under their control. “We look forward to receiving more information about the proposed changes.” In May, the council received a petition with 300 signatures from Apollo Bay residents

urging restrictions on the ownership of dangerous dogs. The shire then proposed limits to dog ownership based on property size, with a person on a quarter acre block having to apply for a permit if they wanted to have four or more dogs. Dangerous dog legislation was heavily tightened by the state government in 2011 after a four-year old was killed by a neighbour’s pit bull mastiff cross.

Stand up and be counted at the election BY JAMES TAYLOR YOUTH organisations from across the country have come together to support a new youth enrolment initiative called Count Me In. The project was launched on Tuesday of last week, and has the goal of seeing thousands more young Australians enrolled and voting in this year’s federal election. In the lead up to the federal election later this year, almost half a million young Australians are not enrolled to vote. About 43 per cent of 18 and 19-year olds are disenfranchised. Count Me In says the electoral significance of this number is huge and with the youth vote already being courted by new Labour leader Kevin Rudd, it could play an important role at the polls.

Increasing the numbers of young people on the electoral roll has become a much simpler process, with online enrolment being launched by the Australian Electoral Commission for the first time this year. Count Me In will provide support to young people to ensure they have everything they need to enrol and vote, including prompts and opportunities to engage at a deeper level with the issues they care about. Australia’s 2013 United Nations Youth Representative, Adam Pulford, is working closely with Count Me In to ensure the young people he reaches are enrolled and engaged in the political process. “Being an election year, there are more opportunities than ever for young people to take action on the issues they care about,” he said. “I’ve met with thousands of young people

from communities all over Australia and the resounding message I hear is that they want to see action taken on real issues, such as same sex marriage, global poverty and climate change. “Young people need to make sure they are enrolled now so they can vote for the candidates and leaders that best take action on the issues important to them this election.” Other youth organisations taking part in Count Me In include the Australian Youth Climate Coalition and the Oaktree Foundation. To receive updates and reminders about enrolling and the election, sign up at countmein.org.au. Adam Pulford is encouraging young people to enrol to vote at the coming election.

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New market a massive hit BY TIFFANY PILCHER A CROWD of shoppers came out of winter hibernation for the inaugural Surf Coast Art and Design Market at Peppers The Sands Resort on Sunday. More than 2,000 people came to hunt through stalls filled with art, home wares, jewellery, clothing, children’s products and more. Imogen Brough and acoustic band Trilogy were also on hand to entertain the masses by the open fire. Organiser Vicki Penrice said the event far exceeded expectations. “It was such a great mix with the live music, having so many people there and the positive reaction from the stallholders. “Imogen and Trilogy were absolutely fantastic

Council wants refund on levy costs BY JAMES TAYLOR THE City of Greater Geelong says it has racked up a $38,000 bill in collecting the new Fire Services Property Levy (FSPL) and wants a refund from the state government. The levy, which came into effect on July 1, replaces a levy collected through individual property insurance. The council’s finance portfolio holder Cr Stretch Kontelj said as the state government had instructed local councils to collect the levy on its behalf, the council would seek reimbursement for costs. “As a result of the change, residents will see the state government Fire Services Property Levy as an itemised amount on this year’s rates notice. “Funds collected through the levy will go directly to the state government but in processing the payments and communicating the changes to the community, the council has incurred costs. It’s these costs we’ll be seeking to recover from the state government.” The council will make a submission showing actual expenditure incurred in implementing the legislation, presently estimated at $38,000. Cr Kontelj said the new state legislation meant land owned or controlled by the council would also attract an FSPL. “The estimated total levy council will be required to pay is $400,000.” The levy was introduced by the state government following the recommendation of the Bushfires Royal Commission. It comprises a fixed amount of $100 for residential properties and $200 for non-residential properties plus a variable component based on the land use classification of the property. A $50 concession will be available for pensioner concession and Veteran Affairs Gold Card holders. The City of Greater Geelong wrote to ratepayers in June advising them of the estimated fire services levy amount for their property. For more information, including a fire services levy calculator, head to firelevy.vic.gov.au.

Battling bands wanted for musical competition APPLICATIONS are now open for musicians who would like to strut their stuff in the FReeZA Push Start – Battle of the Bands competition in Colac Otway Shire and Surf Coast. The annual competition has been a turning point for local talent over the years, and shire events officer Vicki Jeffrey said she was looking forward to see who would take part this year. “The date for Battle of the Bands is set for Friday, August 23, at COPACC, so if you are in a band and you would like to launch into your music future, then I encourage you to contact me or collect an application form from our shire offices in Colac and Apollo Bay. FReeZA Push Start is open to soloists and duos – so if you’re aged 12 to 25 this is a great opportunity to be part of a state wide competition that can raise your profile as you progress through the heats.” Applications close in the Colac Otway Shire on August 16. For more phone Vicki Jeffrey on 5232 9516. The Surf Coast Shire Battle of the Bands heat will be held at Grant Pavilion on August 3. Head to surfcoast.vic.gov.au/My_ Community/Youth_Development for more.

and the stallholders added so much, we’re exhausted now but it was a really wonderful day.” Ms Penrice said everyone who came and was involved added to the success of the day and she was looking forward to planning the next one. “It was such a positive experience and we were blown away with how well people embraced it. “The Sands also did such a great job of hosting the event, their staff were unbelievable. “So many people said they thought it was a really great event for Torquay. “We’re not sure exactly when the next one will be, but it will happen!” Kate Done tests out a necklace from the Merriang Collection by Pamela O’Donnell (centre) at the Surf Coast Art and Design Market on Sunday.

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Explore and more fun at the Bellarine Kids Expo BY TIFFANY PILCHER PARENTS can discover all the exciting things the Bellarine has to offer youth and children at the Bellarine Kids Expo this weekend. The expo will showcase some of the best Bellarine businesses for children and parents, and the younger ones will love coming along and taking part in all of the activities. Bellarine Kids coordinator Stacey O’Keefe said the whole day will be action packed. “There will be loads of fun and free activities including free face painting, balloon sculpting, craft, indoor sports, Lego play, bike education and a jumping castle. “Children and teens can participate in some free activities including ballet for children under five

and yoga, dance and martial arts for all ages. “Wait, there’s more – mini rides on animals, popcorn, handmade clothes and accessories, discounts and competitions to enter.” The Bellarine Kids Local Bag of Goodness will also be launched at the expo, containing magazines, products and information for children and new parents and guardians. The Bellarine Kids Expo aims to link members, child friendly services and businesses within the Bellarine community It will be held at the Bellarine Sports and Aquatic Centre, Shell Road in Ocean Grove on Sunday from 10am to 2pm. Parents, carers, guardians, siblings, grandparents, aunts and uncles and everyone else is welcome to join in the fun..

Stacey O’Keefe and her daughters Harriette and Molly love finding all the great things to see and do on the Bellarine Peninsula.

Push to buckle down on bus seat belts sooner BY JAMES TAYLOR ALL new school buses in Victoria will have seat belts, but a leading law firm has raised concerns that it will take two decades for the state government to fully implement its plan. Last week, Public Transport Minister Terry Mulder said between 80 and 90 of Victoria’s 1,600 school buses would be replaced each year with buses equipped with seat belts. At that rate, it will take between 18-20 years to put seat belts in every bus. Slater and Gordon lawyer Craig Lynch – who runs

the firm’s Victorian motor vehicle accident practice – welcomed the news but said he was concerned the scheme would take too long. “This is a step in the right direction but we have concerns around the time frames given it is Victorian school children whose safety is at risk.” He said the state’s school buses in regional areas regularly travelled at 100 kilometres per hour but were exempt from federal safety standards requiring all buses built after 1995 to have seat belts. “The idea that regional Victorian students will still be travelling to school on the state’s highways without wearing seat belts in 2030 does not make

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sense, especially given they were made compulsory in Victorian cars in 1964. “Kids are taught from a young age to put on their seat belts as soon as they get in a car, yet the vehicles that take these kids to school are not even required to have them fitted.” Mr Lynch said there had been numerous cases of Victorian school children seriously injured in buses going to and from school, and an interstate accident involving a school bus claimed the life of a nineyear old boy last year. Slater and Gordon has been campaigning for school buses to be retrofitted with seat belts for several years.

“There will always be those who cite the cost of retrofitting as the reason why school kids should continue to be unrestrained in older school buses but that argument is purely about putting money over safety,” Mr Lynch said. Mr Mulder said the state government’s decision followed a report by Public Transport Victoria (PTV). “I have asked PTV to carefully consider the findings of the new report and identify implementation options in the coming months. “It is too early to identify specific routes or outline an implementation plan.”

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Surf Coast Autos expands into new workshop BY TIFFANY PILCHER

SURF Coast Autos has been the leading mechanical repairer for Torquay and the surrounding region for more than 22 years, and now they can offer their customers even more at their new location. The new workshop is located at 10 Beacon Boulevard, behind Bunnings in the West Coast Business Park, and owner Shane Bolger said the new space had allowed the business to expand. “We still do everything we did at the old location but now we have more space, more equipment and

more staff,” he said. With more than 120 years combined experience, Surf Coast Autos can perform all mechanical repairs from a puncture repair to a full engine replacement. A tractor and farming equipment specialist is available to come to you for convenient, on-site repairs and maintenance. They are also the local RACV contractor, recommended repairer and towing depot, the only licensed smash tower in the region from Modewarre and Paraparap to Connewarre, and more. Shane said the team were always up to date with

the latest developments in mechanical repairs and they undertook ongoing training with RACV. “The whole team has full knowledge of modern vehicle repairs and faults, there’s really not a lot at all we can’t do. “We offer competitive pricing, and it’s important to us to be thorough and reliable on every job. “We always try to help someone out and if you’re stuck we’ll try to get it sorted out straight away.” After spending more than two decades with Surf Coast Autos, Shane says he loves that he never knows what he will be up to when he

comes into work. “It’s something different every day, I never show up and it’s just day-in, day-out. “I enjoy working in Torquay and being out on the road in the RACV truck means I get to meet a lot of really great people.” Loan cars are available for some jobs and Surf Coast Autos offer a pick up and drop off service for customers in the local area. For all your towing and mechanical repair needs and battery and tyre sales, contact the friendly and professional team at Surf Coast Autos on 5261 3167.

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The Climate Commission’s Will Stephen and admiral Chris Barrie together recently launched the recent Climate Report. Admiral Barrie believes there is a one in two chance that there won’t be any human beings left on this planet by 2,100. The alarmist approach to the alleged impending apocalypse appears designed to scare the populace into accepting a very pessimistic interpretation of climate science. For the past three decades environmental alarmists have been repeating ad nauseum their mantras of “the science is done and dusted”, “the overwhelming majority of scientists support global warming”, and “the time for debate is over. What’s needed is solutions to the greatest challenge of the century”. None of these assertions are true. A person couldn’t get a degree in climate science until recent times, so the science can’t be “done and dusted”. Scientific knowledge is a journey, not a destination. Leading alarmists like Dr James Hansen admit there is still much we don’t know about the climate. The alarmist predictions made over thirty years ago have not materialised. In the past 16 years temperatures have gone sideways despite the massive rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide. Coastlines are not flooding, ice caps are not melting, extreme weather events have decreased – not increased – as erroneously reported by the Climate Commission. And polar bear numbers are thriving. Billions is being squandered on mitigating carbon emissions and in meeting renewable energy targets. With this kind of money, we could have raised every human being on the face of the planet above poverty, disease, hunger and homelessness. How about we get the science right first before trashing the global economy? After all, that’s what the precautionary principle says to do.

to be put, at some future date, to the electors on recognising local councils reports on comments by Surf Coast Council and the City of Greater Geelong, both of which use spurious and facile arguments to support the proposition. The advocates’ reason for the change is based on a recent High Court case, which ruled the direct funding of chaplains by the federal government was unconstitutional. This verdict appears to also suggest that the existing practice of the federal government to “cherry pick” councils and bypass state governments and directly fund a local government project is also unconstitutional. If the High Court case holds true for all direct funding, then all past payments to local councils were and are unconstitutional. For the two councils to assert that we should formalise by a referendum something that is unconstitutional without a proper debate is an insult to the electors. The framers of Australia’s Constitution did not see it appropriate to allow local councils to be recognised as a tier of the Constitution. Rather, the founders saw that the responsibility for the oversight, funding and governance of local councils is best done by state governments. Over time, electors have witnessed the explosion of councils and councillors. Presently there are some 560 local government authorities overseen by some 6,600 councillors. For some political parties, like the Greens and the Australian Labour Party, local government is seen as the training ground for future state and federal parliamentary hopefuls. The recent spate of ALP preselecting procedures shows many Labour leaning mayors putting their hands up as pre-selection candidates for the ALP. Readers will recall the somewhat infamous matter of the “Ros Kelly Whiteboard”, whereby the thenminister selected only Labour councils for special funding rather than funding state governments and allowing the due process of that tier of government to take up the allocation task. Deputy Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, who has carriage of the referendum, has determined that for all intents and purposes to “run roughshod” over the electors and ensure the “yes” vote gets up. He has planned this outcome by allocating, out of the $50 million budget for the referendum, only $500,000 for the “no” vote! The late Sir Robert Menzies counselled electors

when considering how to vote on a change to the Constitution as follows – “When in doubt, chuck it out.” Given there is no meaningful funding for a proper debate, I encourage readers of the Times to heed Sir Robert’s advice and vote “no”. John Woods Drysdale

Congratulations to Peter for his OAM Dear Editor, Good to see Bellarine Historical Society member Dr Peter Munster recently recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list with an award of the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his painstaking research and documentation of the history of St Leonards. Peter has published several books and papers including the following, all of which are available from the Bellarine Historical Society: • Little of Interest? A History of St Leonards • George Ward Cole and the Founding of St Leonards • Putting Batman and Buckley on the map of St Leonards • Remembering Our Anzacs: World War 1 soldiers from St Leonards and Indented Head • When The Circus Came To Town: A Story of Holden Bros Circus. He has also been instrumental in establishing the now accepted fact that when John Batman’s party landed in 1835 they established camp at St Leonards, not at Indented Head as previously believed. This confusion was apparently due to the fact that the whole of the Bellarine Peninsula (including the area now known as St Leonards) was originally named Indented Head by Matthew Flinders after he arrived in Port Phillip Bay in 1802. Peter has also, with the assistance from the City of Greater Geelong, created the labyrinth on the St Leonards foreshore within Harvey Park, to commemorate the Batman landing and the extraordinary reappearance of William Buckley. Congratulations to Peter Munster OAM for his fine work! Peter Cowden Bellarine Historical Society

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Take part in shaping disability policy BY JAMES TAYLOR

people with disabilities. “Ideally we’d like a diverse membership to represent the broad spectrum of people with disabilities in the Geelong region. “The committee provides expert advice to council to ensure decisions about services, planning and public buildings are as inclusive as possible.” She said it was a very rewarding community role, as it meant being at the heart of public life around access and inclusion. “The expertise and feedback the Disability

THE City of Greater Geelong is asking members of the community if they are interested in helping shape the city’s disability policy. Expressions of interest are now open for the council’s Disability Advisory Committee. Community Development portfolio councillor Kylie Fisher said the council was looking for people to take on advisory roles to represent the needs of

Advisory Committee provides to council is a much valued resource in planning and improving services. “We’re recruiting people with lived experience of disability, carers or disability sector professionals who are able to commit to a once a month meeting for a two year period.” She thanked the committee’s outgoing members for their contribution over the last two years. The Disability Advisory Committee meets at 5.30pm on the second Monday of every month. The committee already has 10 community

members and is chaired by Cr Fisher. Council officers attend committee meetings to support the process. For an information package, email dac@geelongcity.vic.gov.au or phone Chary Carlyon on 5272 4735. Expressions of interest can be lodged until 5pm on July 22. For more information, head to geelongaustralia.com.au and search Disability Advisory Committee.

Government grants keep Colac Otway rates down BY JAMES TAYLOR AN UNEXPECTED increase in government grants have allowed Colac Otway Shire Council to keep rates and charges rises in its budget about one per cent lower than originally forecast. The 2013-14 budget will result in an average rates and charges bill of $1694 – 2.08 per week more than the previous financial year. Colac Otway mayor Lyn Russell said this year’s budget – which has a 6.8 per cent rate rise – was focussed on core business, with very few frills. “This budget will enable us to maintain our infrastructure renewal gap,” she said. “We’re spending $13.3 million on capital works this financial year which includes $9.8 million for replacement of existing assets. We will spend $1 million on bridges, $4.5 million on the road network, $900,000 on buildings and $400,000 on footpaths. “Thanks to a state government grant, we will also be replacing the dredge at the port of Apollo Bay, at a

cost of $3.1 million.” Cr Russell said a larger than expected $3.18 million superannuation call in 2012-13, along with a $100,000 bill for the state government’s fire services levy, had affected this year’s budget. However, she said there were still several exciting projects the community could look forward to in the coming year. “The Bluewater Fitness Centre redevelopment will begin later this year, as well as the commencement of the Colac central business district and entrances project. We’ll be working with Colac Secondary College on the conversion of the former school site into a sports field, and working with the Colac Aerodrome Committee on a business plan for the future development of their facility.” The council will borrow $420,000 to fund energy efficiency projects to reduce the long term costs to the community for municipal assets. Overall debt levels will reduce from $4.97 million The extra grant funding for Colac Otway Shire includes money to replace the Apollo Bay dredge. in 2012-13 to $4.92 million in 2013-14.

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Join the 100 Club stay safe on roads BY JAMES TAYLOR

Terry Mulder and Victoria Police assistant commissioner Robert Hill launch the 100 Club campaign last week.

Victorians work together towards lowering the toll BY JAMES TAYLOR

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A regional partnership with TAC and the Victorian Government Maintain vigilance about road safety. (Rural Vic Toll YTD) The above figures represent regional Victoria’s road toll.

THE Victorian community’s road safety efforts have resulted in a 19 per cent drop in the road toll for the first six months of the year. According to the latest statistics from the Transport Accident Commission (TAC), there were 113 deaths in the six months to midnight on June 30. The rolling 12-month road toll – from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 – is 256, compared to 269 the previous year. The last two months have also seen the lowest May and June road tolls on record, with 18 and 14 fatalities respectively. TAC acting chief executive officer Joe Calafiore commended Victorians for their efforts in reducing the road toll, but said it was an incentive to stay committed to road safety. “There are still today about 113 families who

have lost a loved one on the roads this year and thousands more people who have been injured.” It has been three months since the state government launched its Road Safety Strategy with road safety partners the TAC, VicRoads, Victoria Police and the Department of Justice. Mr Calafiore said one of the key actions in the road safety strategy was to help make young drivers safer by making parents and guardians more aware of their role in modelling positive driving behaviour. “As revealed earlier this month, the TAC and VicRoads are working together to address these elements of the strategy by creating a parental influence campaign. The campaign, now in development phase, aims to encourage parents to stay involved in the first three to six months of solo driving, by taking actions to keep their kids safe.” It is expected to be launched later this year.

THE state government and its road safety agencies are urging young drivers to embrace technology to help them avoid speeding and to stay safe on the roads. Minister for Roads Terry Mulder has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of the potential road safety benefits of installing GPS units with Intelligent Speed Assist (ISA) technology, which alerts drivers when they exceed the speed limit. Research released last week by the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) shows younger drivers are less likely to believe they have a high chance of being caught if they speed, compared with other motorists. To help young drivers stay within the speed limit, VicRoads is giving away 100 GPS devices with ISA technology through a Facebook competition called the 100 Club. Winners will be asked to provide feedback on whether the device helped them stick to the speed limit. “We are keen to hear the views of young drivers about speed alerts and whether they make a difference to their behaviour and attitudes to speeding,” Mr Mulder said. “This will help VicRoads develop policies around ISA technology which is one of the key initiatives in Victoria’s Road Safety Strategy and Action Plan.” VicRoads director of vehicle and road use policy James Holgate said studies in Victoria, New South Wales and overseas suggested there were potential road safety benefits from using ISA alert devices, although further research is needed. “The 100 Club campaign will enable VicRoads to hear first-hand the attitudes and experiences of young drivers in using the GPS devices.” The TAC’s Road Safety Monitor, which measures drivers’ attitudes, found that young drivers were less likely to believe they would be caught speeding (61 per cent compared with 70 per cent of all drivers) and less likely to believe that enforcement of the speed limit helps lower the road toll (68 per cent compared with 77 per cent of all drivers). TAC road safety manager Samantha Cockfield said it was up to all road users to set a good example for new drivers. Head to facebook.com/100ClubVic to enter the competition.

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Fly a balloon to help the children BY JAMES TAYLOR THE countdown has begun for people to raise awareness and funds for children in need in the leadup to this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s White Balloon. As of today, there are 51 days until the national event, which was officially launched last week. Registrations are now open for schools, councils and organisations in the region to join the initiative. People have been encouraged to show their support and help Bravehearts to make Australia the safest place in the world to raise a child by participating in local White Balloon Day events, or

registering themselves as volunteers. Government research shows one in five Australian children will be sexually assaulted before their 18th birthday. In 85 per cent of cases, the offender is known to the child and is a relative or a trusted friend. Funds raised on White Balloon Day will go towards education, prevention and counselling programs. Bravehearts founder and executive director Hetty Johnston said the day was a symbol of hope for survivors. â&#x20AC;&#x153;White Balloon Day is about encouraging kids to

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Beware of tax rebate scams BY JAMES TAYLOR HUNDREDS of people were involved in tax rebate scams last year, and the state government has urged people to be aware of similar ruses during the new financial year. Rebate scams often involve the scammer posing as a government department, bank or community organisation in an effort to defraud money from their victim. One trick is for scammers to pose as a government representative, calling to tell the consumer that money has been made available to them under federal budget changes to superannuation. Consumer Affairs Victoria received more than 630 reports of rebate or reclaim scams during 2012. Minister for Consumer Affairs Heidi Victoria said scammers were claiming to be from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) in order to trick people into handing over money by promising a tax refund once a claim fee is paid. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Be wary of offers that promise you some kind of reward, only after you have provided payment or personal information.

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City council to assess overseas job sponsorships BY JAMES TAYLOR THE City of Greater Geelong is now the point of call for businesses in the region that are looking to sponsor skilled overseas professionals. The Geelong Regional Certifying Body (RCB) will operate as a service to employers in Geelong, the Surf Coast Shire and the Borough of Queenscliffe who have critical skill shortages that cannot be filled from the local labour market. The RCB will ensure employers with genuine skill shortages have access to the limited Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Visa. The Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) allows employers in Australia’s regional areas to sponsor employees who are foreign nationals for a permanent visa to work here. The City of Greater Geelong will assess employer applications and provide the federal government with details, including: • There is a genuine need for the employer to employ someone to work in the position • The position cannot be filled by an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident who is living in the same local area • The business is located with the city’s

designated area of authority. As of last October, some of the skill shortages in the Geelong region included sonographer, civil engineer, diesel mechanic and wood doctor positions. Enterprise Geelong portfolio holder Cr Bruce Harwood said the council had been working closely with the state and federal government for a number of years to provide assistance to employers dealing with genuine skills shortages. “Our economic development unit has established links to a range of marketing opportunities and global sourcing strategies. “This new role as an RCB will enable us to provide even more practical support for local businesses. “The RSMS is a vital service for many businesses that are struggling with genuine skills shortages that are negatively impacting on their day to day operations. “We look forward to assisting businesses applying to participate in the scheme.” To find out more about applying for an RCB assessment through the Geelong RCB, head to geelongaustralia.com.au/business/migration and click the RCB tab.

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Ethical firewood guide released BY JAMES TAYLOR A NEW consumer guide to help Victorians keep warm this winter with a clear conscience is aimed at people looking to buy environmentally sensitive firewood for use at home or in a business. The Sustainable Firewood Guide, produced by the Victorian National Parks Association (VNPA), was launched earlier this month “For the first time, consumers can now make an informed choice for the firewood they burn based on environmental impacts, particularly native habitat,”

VNPA spokesman Nick Roberts said. “There is more firewood burnt annually in Victoria than is exported for woodchips. Most of this wood comes from poorly managed state forests in Victoria and New South Wales.” The consumer guide looks at a number of firewood and firewood alternatives widely available in Victoria. It scores them against a number of criteria to assess which had the least impacts on forests and wildlife. “Most firewood sourced from native forests

comes from high conservation value River Red Gum forests in northern Victoria and New South Wales,” Mr Roberts said. “Even the very special box-ironbark forests in central Victoria are still used for firewood. “This wood removal impacts on threatened native mammals and birds such as the Brush-tailed Phascogale and Superb Parrot. “The product that scored the best in our analysis is produced sustainably on farms right here in Victoria. “Trees cut down are replaced, and the woodlots are planted in cleared land of low

environmental significance.” The guide was produced following an RMIT research report for the VNPA, which found overwhelming support in Melbourne for the use of sustainably produced firewood. “This research found that 80 per cent of pubs, bars and commercial users of firewood were in favour of using sustainable firewood, with 67 per cent of wood merchants interested in selling a sustainable product,” Mr Roberts said. To read or download the guide, head to firewoodguide.vnpa.org.au.

Join the big cake bake for charity BY JAMES TAYLOR PEOPLE have been encouraged to join TV chefs and media personalities in Australia’s biggest bake-off during August to help raise money for the Red Cross. Red Cross members, supporters, community groups, schools and everyday cooks will all be making a real difference for people in need – simply by cooking, sharing and enjoying delicious homemade treats as part of the Red Cross Big Cake Bake. TV actress Kate Ritchie is now in her third year with the annual event. “Big Cake Bake is a deliciously good reason to look forward to August,” she said. “Dig out your favourite recipes, get together with friends, family and eat lots of cake to support Red Cross and raise vital donations for disadvantaged people. I’ll be baking my buttery cinnamon tea cake to help bake the world a better place.” Adriano Zumbo became a household name on MasterChef with his now iconic croquembouche. “This August, I’ll be baking pomegranate Zumbarons and strawberry and bubblegum

cheesecakes to support Red Cross,” he said. “You can host your own Big Cake Bake event too, it’s so easy. I hope everyone will join me in the kitchen to raise donations for vulnerable people.” Noted Australian cook and 2010 Senior Australian of the Year Maggie Beer is also a big fan of the event. “Anything home baked and handmade has always been an ingrained, first line response to any hardship in our culture,” she said. “It makes sense to raise awareness in such a heartfelt way with the Australian Red Cross Big Cake Bake. “Please get involved any way you can. “Any one of us would dread to think where we might be without the incredible work of our Red Cross.” Alongside Maggie is fellow ABC cooking host Poh Ling Yeow, Malaysian-born Australian chef, celebrity artist and actress. “When it comes to cooking, baking is my first love,” Poh said. “There’s nothing like creaming, whisking, measuring precisely, that makes me feel like

everything in the world is okay. “For many the world is an uncertain one, so the prospect of giving these members of our community a bit of a break, through the Big Cake Bake brings me a huge amount of joy. “Even if you’re not much of a baker, wield that whisk like a warrior and see what a difference you can make. “Good luck!” The official Big Cake Bake day is August 26 but to make sure nobody misses out, events can be held anytime throughout August. To become a Big Cake Bake host, register at bigcakebake.org.au. The first 500 people to register will receive a complimentary baker’s pack with a Wiltshire Art Of Baking Cake board set, Wiltshire Art Of Baking large spoonula, a Cheesecake Shop blank sponge cake voucher, 750g packet of Bakels coloured icing and a special Big Cake Bake oven mitt. Head to facebook.com/BigCakeBake for more information, email bigcakebake@redcross.org.au or phone 1800 652 635.

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Once upon a time in the west THERE has been quite a bit of excitement of late as more and more of the 2011 West Australian reds â&#x20AC;&#x201C; those from Margaret River in particular â&#x20AC;&#x201C; are released onto the market, so I thought Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d have a quick look at some wines that have come my way and see what all the fuss is about. The vintage: 2011 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Hailed as a MIGHTY year for Western Australian wines, reds in particular were of a very high standard as opposed to those from the cooler, wetter, damper regions in other states like Victoria, South Australia, and NSW. The region: Margaret River â&#x20AC;&#x201C; highly praised for its Cabernets, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s an amazing premium cool climate wine region with the strong maritime influence of the Indian Ocean ensuring relatively even temperatures, thus providing consistently good conditions for wine growing. The region is often likened to that of Bordeaux in France with its proximity to the ocean, and the well draining ironstone gravel soils. The variety: Cabernet Sauvignon â&#x20AC;&#x201C; As Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve written here before, Cabernet Sauvignon is one very classy grape variety, one of the worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most recognised. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s small, thick-skinned and ripens late, yet is hardy and shows a consistency in character, producing rich wines noted for their firm powerful flavours, fine grippy tannins and trademark varietal complexity with tell tale blackcurrant/cassis flavours and mint/herb/ cedar/spice characters. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s often blended with Merlot too to fill and flesh out the palate. Ok, now we know all that, hereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s three beauties you should know about.

2011 Cullen Margaret River Red ($25) A new addition (I think) to one of my favourite Margaret River producers, the famous Cullen Winery, whose â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Diana Madelineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Cabernet Merlot is arguably one of Australiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s finest. Cullen are pioneers of sustainable viticulture, having been biodynamic for quite some time now, and these pure fruit qualities are all reflected in the resulting wines. This â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Bordeaux Blendâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; is soft and approachable with complex dark fruits on display and a whisker of savoury wild herb notes and fine-grained tannins.

2011 Snake and Herring Margaret River â&#x20AC;&#x153;Dirty Bootsâ&#x20AC;? Cabernet Sauvignon ($25) Love the name of this wine â&#x20AC;&#x201C; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Dirty Bootsâ&#x20AC;? attracted me straight away, and the eye-catching Monty Pythonesque label art too grabs your attention so weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re off to a great start. But itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s all about the wine obviously and the fun doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t stop with the rich, juicy, vibrant, dark, fleshy Cabernet flavours all brimming and upfront on the nose and double time on the palate, with a racy acidity keeping it all fresh and structured... Love it, time to get dirty!

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Soul sisters swing into Queenscliff BY ALI DEANE WARM up with Soul Sister Swing next Saturday night as part of the blockbuster series of Café Style concerts at Queenscliff Uniting Church. Soul Sister Swing began entertaining friends and family in Torquay more than 20 years ago, and has evolved to become one of the region’s must see acts. Gail Lambert, the last of the originals, said when she started out singing with her girlfriends she thought they would get the occasional gig but quickly found they were in hot demand. Since the beginning harmonies have been

their passion, with songs from the Andrew Sisters, the Boswell Sisters and the big band era of the 1940s. Within a year they were performing on television and travelling throughout Australia presenting shows for corporate clients and service clubs, and as support for overseas artists. They’re still enjoying every gig. “I think it’s because we play popular songs that bring joy,” Ms Lambert said. “People get up and dance and we love the harmonies.” Joined by drummer Greg Gosbell, Hot Club Swing’s Rob Gador on bass and special guest keyboard player and singer Andy Pobjoy; Lambert, Gayle Burrill and

Linda Allen are preparing a night full of favourites. Soul Sister Swing’s enthusiasm and energy on stage is obvious and the group has a reputation for raising the roof. Guests can sit back and enjoy a three course meal, the bar will be open for wine and refreshments and bookings are being taken now for tables of eight. Soul Sister Swing plays at Queenscliff Uniting Church on July 27 from 6.30pm. To book, phone Heather on 5258 2854 or 0478 611 481, Kerrie and Charles on 5258 1986 or email unitingqueenscliff@ iinet.net.au. Tickets ($35 including meal) are also available at the information centre or on the door on the night.

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Top ballerinas jete into Geelong BY TIFFANY PILCHER

The Australian Ballet senior artist Amy Harris will be headlining The Dancers Company triple bill performance at GPAC this weekend.

A SELECTION of Australia’s most distinguished ballet dancers will perform some of the most loved ballets of all time as well as a playful new work in Geelong this weekend. The Dancers Company – the regional touring arm of The Australian Ballet – will present Swan Lake (act III), Paquita and Rimbombo at the Geelong Performing Arts Centre (GPAC) on Saturday. Featuring Tchaikovsky’s iconic score and the famous Black Swan pas des deux, the heartbreaking love story of Swan Lake is classical ballet at its very

best. Another ballet spectacular, Paquita is one of the cornerstones of traditional classical ballet and is the perfect opportunity for dancers to display their stunning technique. Rimbombo is the new work by The Australian Ballet ex-principal artist and former artistic director of West Australian Ballet, Simon Dow. The piece has been choreographed to showcase the athleticism and artistry of the company’s male dancers and light heartedly explores the masculine urge to compete and jostle for position. Budding ballerinas from grade six to advanced

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Ghostly midnight dreamlands at Potato Shed BY ALI DEANE RENOWNED actor Alex Pinder will treat audiences to two incredible stories by Rabindranath Tagore – In The Middle of the Night and Living or Dead – at The Potato Shed in Drysdale on Saturday night. Set in British Raj India, Pinder brings Rabindranath Tagore’s extraordinary talent to life in a humorous performance of stories of love, loss, guilt, grief, madness and desire. Tagore wrote thousands of poems, songs, stories and articles, and was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. His stories are as poetic, powerful and compelling today as they were when originally written in the late 19th century. “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water,” Tagore once wrote. Audiences can look forward to a fast paced and passionate adventure through India, and experience the ghostly midnight dreamland in this production. Pinder is regarded as an accomplished actor of stage and screen and a charismatic storyteller. In The Middle of the Night premiered at La Mama Theatre Melbourne in February and has been touring across Melbourne to great reviews. Head to geelongaustralia.com.au/potatoshed to get your tickets ($20, concession $15) or phone 5251 1998.

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Bellarine lights up for film festival BY TIFFANY PILCHER QUEENSCLIFF is once again bringing the magic of the French Riviera to the Bellarine this winter with the international film festival, Bellarine Lighthouse Films. In only its second year, the program will be held over the weekend of July 2628, and showcase five carefully selected foreign art house films, alongside food and wine. • Le Havre is a charming, deadpan delight that shows how fate throws young African refugee Idrissa into the path of Marcel Marx, a bohemian shoe shiner. With innate optimism Marcel stands up to officials doggedly pursuing the boy for deportation. • Monsieur Lazhar is set in Montreal, where an elementary school teacher dies abruptly. Bachir Lazhar offers his services as a substitute teacher and finds himself in an establishment in crisis, while going through his own personal tragedy. • Once upon a time in Anatolia shows a group of men driving through the Anatolian countryside searching for the victim of a brutal murder. As the night draws on, details emerge and the investigators’ own secrets come to light. • Elena explores the dynamic between spouses Vladimir and Elena, who uneasily share his palatial Moscow apartment. When a sudden illness and unexpected reunion threaten the housewife’s potential inheritance, she must hatch

a desperate plan. • A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage, set in contemporary Iran. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband, Nader, and daughter, and sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimersuffering father. When Nader hires a young

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Twilight with Camilleri and The Black Sorrows BY ALI DEANE AUSTRALIAN warrior of rock Joe Camilleri is looking forward to cruising down the Great Ocean Road for a dinner and show at Anglesea Golf Club this weekend, to launch the Roo Twilight Series. Camilleri will be joined by Claude Carranza and Mark Gray from The Black Sorrows for two nights of rock, R‘n’B and blues, and he said they planned to make a real night of it. Fresh from the sell out Time of My Life tour, Camilleri has been hard at work in the studio, recording for the soon to be released Man of Straw, a double album that will be pressed on vinyl with artwork by Victor Rubin. “I love the Great Ocean Road. It’s beautiful.

“Whether it’s Anglesea, Lorne or beyond, there are plenty of gigs out there. “Once on the way down to play a show, one of our cars came off the road, and ended up on an embankment – it’s funny now, but not then. “I love rock‘n’roll, but this will be a bit more intimate. We’ve added a keyboard player for these shows, and we all sing, so we get this nice kind of harmony thing going. We’ll be making sure people have a good time, and we’ll have fun.” The singer-songwriter,who has recorded more than 300 songs and plays 130-150 gigs per year, said if he’s not doing gigs he’ll have his head in a song. “I like to mix it up a little. Songs can be a bit more under the microscope at these shows, but you do your best, and hopefully get a really good vibe

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Australian warrior of rock Joe Camilleri will get an intimate vibe going at Anglesea Golf Club this weekend with The Black Sorrows.

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Lotte and Matthew Riddle, originally from the Netherlands. Music fans may remember the band from the Port Fairy Music Festival, Queenscliff Music Festival, the 53rd National Jazz Convention, Boite World Music Café, Oz Manouche and the 2005 charity CD Waterfront Christmas for United Way. They have been playing for over 15 years, drawing influences from Latin America and Eastern Europe, and their music has been described as eloquently French, starkly rustic, darkly and romantically gypsy. Local singer Jen Nicholls will also perform. The evening, presented by Universal Grooves in conjunction with Regional Arts Victoria, Surf Coast Arts and Wild Moves, brings

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Psuedo Echo groove into Masters Games BY TIFFANY PILCHER THE Australian Masters Games just got funky, announcing 80s supergroup Psuedo Echo as the headline act for the celebratory closing ceremony in October. The “Funky Town” hit-makers are set to play their hits to send off the 8,000 games participants at the Avalon Airport Games Village at the conclusion of the week-long event. Pseudo Echo join Mental as Anything and James Reyne, who will play at the opening ceremony, as the top-billed acts for an entertainment filled week at the games with a further announcement to come for the major mid-week party. In honour of the band’s biggest hit which saw them top the Australian charts for 12 weeks and soar to the

top 10 in the USA and the UK, the closing ceremony theme and dress code will be “Funky Town”. Games director Ian Fitzpatrick said Pseudo Echo was an exciting addition to the blockbuster entertainment lineup. “We are absolutely thrilled to have Pseudo Echo as another headline act for our entertainment program.” “The opening and closing ceremonies have always attracted some great costumes, but we think the Funky Town theme will see them take on a whole new level and set the scene for the best send off from the games possible.” The Australian Masters Games is a mass participation sporting event for anyone over the age of 30, attracting over 8,000 participants in 54 sports, with its 14th edition being held in Geelong from October 5 to 12.

I HAVE recently returned from my first trip to Bali. It was a family holiday and our one rule on holidays is - within reason - do whatever you like and make sure you enjoy yourself. To some members of the family that meant shopping, some lazed by the pool or beach but for me it meant trying as many different restaurants as possible. Armed with some wonderful intelligence from my customers in Torquay, I set out to discover the culinary delights of Seminyak, Uluwatu, Jimbaran Bay and Nusa Dua. I soon discovered there are a plethora of other places to see in Bali, but this was my introduction. Many of you reading will be familiar with Potato Head, Ku De Ta and The Legian - all spectacular places to eat or simply to watch the world go by. My favourites were Sarong and Mama San. As it happens, both are run by head chef Will Meyrick. Originally from Scotland, Will’s stellar career path has led him from London to Sydney and extensively through South East Asia, where he fell in love with the exotic spices, flavours and textures that make the cuisine and its culture so unique. To quote from his own website: “After successful periods with two of Sydney’s leading restaurants, Longrain and Jimmy Liks, Will followed the call to experience more of what Asia’s burgeoning fine dining scene had to offer a young chef filled with passion and potential. Wooed by the opportunities that were opening up for him, Will invested some time exploring the professional landscape of the international foodie destinations of Thailand and Hong Kong, but eventually settled on Bali.” Sarong is fine dining at its best. What I really liked was the abundant space and attentive, but not overbearing, service. The food is complex flavours, all delivered with a deft touch. Do not miss the soft shell crab salad with peanut tamarind and chilli dressing. Mama San is a little more relaxed. Again, the feeling of space is luxurious, particularly in contrast to the lack thereof in everyday Balinese life. It is lofty without feeling empty and the service was impeccable - from the valet parking to the warm, heartfelt goodbye after a memorable lunch. The twice-cooked pork ribs with black bean ginger and soy were my favourite. The inspiration behind much of Will Meryick’s food lies in the Warungs of Bali. They are small family-owned shops, usually specialising in a particular street food. Following is a simple undis (bean) soup.

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It’s crunch time, Capricorn, as you work out the future direction of a marriage, romantic relationship or close friendship. If you’re not sure which way to go, then let your intuition be your guide. Thursday through to Sunday are especially good days to join an online dating site, go on a first date, fall in love, propose, get married or renew your wedding vows.

Have you been having trouble communicating with a loved one? Stop talking and start listening. If you strive to see things from their point of view, then you’ll know what to say. Sunday should be a super day, as Neptune and Saturn trine Mars (your ruling planet) It’s a fabulous time to take creative ideas and turn them into practical and productive projects. Go Rams!

Have you been avoiding important issues; side-stepping challenges; and burying your head in the sand? With mighty Mars moving through your sign (until August 28) it’s time to be a courageous Crab, as you step up and face your fears. Draw inspiration from birthday great Nelson Mandela: “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.”

It’s a wonderful week for work matters and business projects as Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune support your talents and propel you into the spotlight. Others are finally sitting up and taking notice… so make sure you have something substantial to say. Procrastination is out and proactive plans are in, as you stride into the future with plenty of passion and purpose.

Careful and clever communication is the secret to a successful seven days. Attached Bulls, it’s a wonderful week to build bridges as you work through partnership problems in a mature and sensitive way. Singles: don’t waste your precious time on a part-time partner. Look for a lover who is ready to commit to a long-term relationship. They will be well worth the wait.

Your bossy side is softened by Venus, which endears you to others and helps smooth over problems in rickety relationships. It’s time for cantankerous Cats to be cooperative kittens! Lions love to be in the public spotlight but this week’s stars also encourage you to slow down socially and spend some quality time on your own. Solitude is soul food for you at the moment.

Has serious Saturn put an obstacle in your path, and do you feel as if it can’t be overcome? Or are you unsure about your future direction? This week’s stars encourage you to take on challenges with gusto, plus rework a long-term goal so that it better suits your aspirations. On Sunday, be careful you don’t dredge up old issues that are better left alone.

The Sun, Mars, Jupiter and retro Mercury are all visiting your wellbeing zone. So take a close look at your health and fitness; review your diet and exercise routine; and then make appropriate changes. Plus, with Saturn moving slowly through your reputation zone, take responsibility for the image you are portraying to the world. If you don’t like it, then change it.

It’s time to plug the cash flow drain and save, rather than spend. This week’s stars also zero in on core self-esteem issues, as you learn to love yourself for who you are on the inside (rather than what you do on the outside). Be inspired by musician Carlos Santana (born on July 20): “I know that I am worth more than my house, my bank account or any physical thing.”

Mercury is still in retrograde motion so you need to be a vigilant Virgo when travelling, texting, organizing appointments and communicating your ideas. If you’re in the market to buy a car or a computer, wait until next week (when Mercury will be moving forwards again). This week is the perfect time to tie up loose ends as you revise, rehearse, research and re-do.

Sagittarians are ready to shine! Jupiter forms a terrific trine with Neptune and Saturn, so make sure you capitalise on the good vibes that head your way. Don’t be so restless and distracted that you fail to recognize a fabulous opportunity when it comes along. All sorts of social and outdoor activities are also favored, as you flex your mind and muscles in exciting new ways.

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DRYSDALE SUNDAYS Making Waves Music and Poetry Arvo 3rd Sunday of every month at the Springdale Neighbourhood Centre in High Street. 2pm-5.30pm. Contact Jill on 0431 606 476

MONDAYS The Springs T.O.W.N Club Inc. 9.15am at the Church Hall in High Street Contact Mary on 5251 3763 or Jan on 0403 221 737

AIREYS INLET SUNDAYS Uniting Church Service

Bellarine Peninsula Mens Probus Club Inc.

Anglican Holy Communion on 1st & 3rd Sundays. Uniting Church service 2nd, 4th & 5th Sundays www.surfcoastunitingchurch.org.au

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9am on the first Monday of the month at the Drysdale Football Rooms. Enquiries to Jack Barnes 5251 2488

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SATURDAYS Anglesea Community Garden 10am every Saturday and working bee every 1st Saturday of the month Community Hub, McMillan Street. Contact Winsome on 0413 946 343

For the complete program and classes please ring or email. You can access computers & internet, printing, scanning and photocopying, book lending library, AV equipment and even some local produce from right here at the hall. Contact Gillian Brew - Co-ordinator Phone: 03 5236 6591. Email: gbrew@swarh.vic.gov.au

LEOPOLD 20th July Old Time Dance 8pm-12pm at the Community Hall

SUNDAYS Anglican Service

Bellarine Community Health

9.15am at the Church of the Transfiguration, Great Ocean Road.

Well Women’s Clinics Pap Test Phone 5251 2291

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APOLLO BAY SUNDAYS Farmers Market

24th July Lorne Senior Citizens Club 48th Birthday Celebrations

Youth Club Hall Moore Street 3rd Sunday of every month.

12pm at Otway Street. Enquiries to Fig Tree Community House 5289 2972

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Lorne Anglican-Uniting Church

9am-1pm on the Foreshore Visit www.visitotways.com for full events for the month

BARWON HEADS SUNDAYS Open Mic for youth, under 21’s 3pm-5.30pm on every 2nd month. Barwon Heads Hotel Bristo. Call Jill on 0431 606 476

SATURDAYS Community Market Last Saturday of the month from 8am-1pm. Community Hall in Hitchcock Avenue. Contact Lila on 0402 642 357.

BELLBRAE 11am at Uniting Church, Cnr Anglesea and School Road. www.surfcoast.ucaweb.com.au

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Portarlington Senior Citizens Centre Mondays – 10am Exercises. Tuesdays – 9am Table tennis, 7pm Bowls. Wednesdays – 9am Concert practice, 1pm Cards & Bowls, 7pm Bingo. Thursdays – 9am Table tennis, 1pm Bowls. Fridays – 10am Exercises, 1pm Bingo. Saturdays – 9am Line Dance, 1pm Bowls.

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Clifton Springs Play Group Wednesdays & Fridays 10am-12pm. Lower level at Golf Club 0-5yr olds. $25 per term. For more information call 5251 2568.

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TORQUAY 19th July Torquay Froth & Bubble Literary Festival Evenings with Poets, “Balladists & Writers 6pm at Sticks & Stones Café, Surf World

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Lorne Art Group, a new untutored social group 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month. Playgroup Thursdays 9.30am. For all other courses ring 5289 2972.

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Prostate Support Group Meets every second Thursday at 1.30pm Ocean Grove Community Health Centre For more information contact 5221 8862 101 The Terrace, Ocean Grove. Mondays – Hairdressing by appointment, 1pm Crazy Whist. Tuesdays – 1:15pm Indoor Bowls and Snooker. Thursdays – 1pm Card Games and snooker. As well as lots of other monthly activities. For more information phone 5255 2996. Scout Hall, The Avenue. Cubs meet Tuesday 7pm. Scouts meet Wednesday 7pm Enquiries to 0422 700 951

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PARAPARAP DrolKar Buddhist Centre Please see website for full program 625 Nortons Road, Paraparap. Closed on total fire ban days drolkarbuddhistcentre@hotmail.com www.drolkarbuddhistcentre.org.au

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Every 3rd Monday at 10am at the Senior Citizens Rooms in Price Street. Enquiries to 5261 4607 or 5261 9209

Service 10am each Sunday. All Saints or St Cuthbert’s. Contact Lynton 0418 831 703 or 03 5289 5220 for other services

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SUNDAYS Uniting Church Worship

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Film Making-Stories to Film 10am-5pm at Wyndham Restort, 100 The Esplanade Torquay Applications are now being taken for Presenters, and for Volunteers to help at venues. Email: frothnbubble@gmail.com WEB: www.torquayfrothandbubbleliteraryfestival.com

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THURSDAYS Meditation & Philosophy Discussion Group 10am-12 at TOPS, 18 Price Street. Gold coin donation. For more information contact Jean 5264 7484.

Philosophy Café 2pm-4.30pm at the Pear Tree Café. Enquiries Michael 5264 7484

FRIDAYS Anglican Church Torquay Op Shop Friday & Saturday mornings from 9am-12 noon. Cnr Pride & Price Streets.

Torquay Playgroup 9.30am-11am at Torquay Christian Fellowship at 25 Grossmans Road Enquiries Kirsty on 0408 719 861

SATURDAYS Torquay Central Farmer’s Market 8:30am-1pm at Torquay Central Car Park.

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Torquay Salvos Christian Church 10.30am at 35 Boston Road Torquay For more information go to www.salvos.org.au/torquay

Torquay Christian Fellowship and Youth Hub M.A.P (Morning Activity Programme for Kids & Parents) Mondays – 9:30am-10am Little da Vinci’s 3-5 years old Tuesdays – 9:30am-10am Bells & Beats 0-5years old. 10.30am-11am 0-5years old. Wednesdays – 9:30am-10am Tiny Dancers 3-5 years old Thursdays – 9.30am-10am 0-5 year olds. Music and Movement Quirky Craft & Morning Coffee-Mondays 5.30pm-7pm & Wednesdays 10.30-12 noon. Community Art Studio-Tues at 1.30-3.30pm. Zumba Gold–Tuesdays 11.30am-12.30pm from July 16th Elemental Chi Kung – Saturdays 9am-10am from 20th July First Aid Cert II – Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd July Residential Fire Safety–Wednesday 24th July 2.15-3.15pm Cert III in Children’s Services – Wednesdays and Thursdays 9am - 3pm from July 24th Cert III in Business Admin (Medical)¬ – Wednesdays 9am3.30pm from July 24th French Beginners 1–Thursdays 6.30-8pm from July 25th Watercolours with Doug Banner–Saturdays 2-4pm from July 27th Food Handling – Monday 29th July 9am- 3pm

MONDAYS Combined Probus Club of Torquay Surfcoast Meets 2nd Monday of each month. 10am at the Lion’s Village, Kooringa Place. Contact Yvonne on 5261 9120

10am at 25 Grossmans Road Phone 5261 6831 or www.torquaybaptist.com

Bells Beach Christian Church 9.30am at the Surf Coast Shire Grant Pavilion Go to www.bbcc.com.au

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BY ALI DEANE

IF YOU’VE been dreaming of getting out of the classroom and into the sports industry, then a SEDA (Sport Education Development Australia) program could be for you. SEDA and Surfing Victoria programs in Torquay offer students the opportunity to combine a passion for surfing with an exciting educational pathway. Students complete year 11 and year 12 VCE and VCAL, certificates in sport and recreation, a diploma in fitness and a host of other accreditations and experience. Activities and assignments include surf coaching, judging, first aid, bronze medallion and events, and if you don’t surf you can pick it up along the way, or consider one of the many other SEDA sporting programs in Geelong and Melbourne. An information night is taking place in Geelong on Monday night, and that is how 2013 student Parry Kelly got involved. “I had a best mate in the program, from the year above me at school, and he said it was really good, so I went to the information night, and then my parents got behind it,” he said. “Obviously I like surfing, I like the sport aspect of it, and that it’s not all in a classroom.”

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Studying and working on events like the Rip Curl Pro are just some of the exciting aspects of the SEDA sports development program. Here students Parry Kelly, Mac Fox, Bryce Holloway and Jack Brew catch up with pro surfer Owen Wright.

Kelly’s future goals involve travelling, working as a surf coach, and attaining a sport degree at university. For now, one semester in, he is revelling in the surf coaching of other SEDA students, where he is learning the ropes of instructing. Kelly said even though it was a lot of work, he would definitely recommend the SEDA sports program to anyone who had a general interest in sport, especially surfing, as it really “opens up opportunities.” It’s obvious how successful the program has been so far. In May, local stand up paddle boarder and second year SEDA student Kristi Page received a statewide VCAL award for intermediate work related skills at the student achievement awards. The information session for the 2014 SEDA sports program will be held at the Bruce Moore Room at Skilled Stadium, on July 22 from 7pm. Registrations not needed. For more information, email info@sedagroup. com.au or call 1300 11 7332. SEDA will also host a stall at the upcoming Future U Employment and Training Youth Expo at Surf Coast Sport and Recreation Centre, Beach Road, Torquay, this Sunday July 21 from 1-5pm, entry is free.

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MY BIG CATCH WITH GARRY KERR

FISHING REPORT ANGLESEA Some whiting still being caught on inshore reefs and off the rocks There are still plenty of salmon being caught along the coast Some nice gummy shark have also been caught over the last few days Anglesea River is still producing bream of all sizes. For all the latest fishing news and all the right advice drop by and see us and we will do our best to get you out there, fishing productively with the right gear and the right bait. The Great Ocean Road Outdoor Centre Anglesea, phone 5263 2330.

APOLLO BAY Salmon continue to be caught off the beaches and rocks within the area Grass whiting and King George are still being caught in the harbour Bream and mullet continue in both the Barham and the Aire rivers. For all your bait and tackle in Apollo Bay contact Steve or Jen; they will be more than pleased to help you, phone 5237 6434.

BARWON HEADS The Barwon River is producing some good trevally – whiting, bream and small mulloway have been reported A few gummy have been caught off the beaches as well as plenty of salmon.

TORQUAY Still some reports of whiting being caught on inshore reefs Salmon being caught off the beaches Spring Creek – few bream are being caught at the moment. Remember the Torquay Tackle and Sports. For all the best advice in Torquay on tackle and bait, drop in and see Gareth and Jonathan. They will do their best to ensure you get the most current information available, phone 5264 8207.

QUEENSCLIFF St Leonards is producing whiting and squid Swan Bay has plenty of garfish with good sizes being caught in the bay Point Lonsdale is producing garfish as well as the odd whiting The White Lady has a few whiting and squid being caught The creek still has some trevally, mullet and salmon.

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Hit the slopes, not the sidelines BY TIFFANY PILCHER SAFETY has to be the first priority to make sure you spend your time on the slopes rather than on the sidelines this snow season, according to Sports Medicine Australia. Hospital data shows an increase of more than 30 per cent for sporting injuries during winter months, and snowboarding and snow skiing are both sports with a high risk of injury. As most people partake in winter sports only

once, the risk of injury rises and it is important to remember how to minimise your risk. Sports physiotherapist and Sports Medicine Australia spokesman Mark Brown says good preparation is essential to avoiding injury and enjoying the ski season. “The risk of injury increases with fatigue, so skiing and snowboarding require a good level of general fitness, as well as strong lower limb and trunk muscles, and good balance and coordination. “Consider consulting a health professional such

Snowboarding and snow skiing are among the sports with the highest risk of injury, make sure you take proper precautions before strapping in your boots to avoid harm.

as a sports physiotherapist for a suitable exercise program that is designed specifically for you, especially if you have had a previous lower limb injury.” Regardless of your age and level of fitness, to snowboard and ski smarter you should work on your fitness before hitting the slopes. Strengthening of the quadriceps and hamstring muscle groups of the thigh are especially important to improve knee control. Make sure your equipment is the right type and

size for you, in good condition and use skin and eye protection. Even though the temperature may be low in alpine environments UV is often high so use a suitable sunscreen and sunglasses or tinted goggles. Ensure you get enough rest for recovery, concentrate on nutrition and hydration and prevent hypothermia by always wearing appropriately warm and dry clothing. Head to the Sports Medicine Australia website at sma.org.au/resources for more.

JAN Juc’s Xavier Huxtable stormed through his rounds of the Skullcandy Oz Grom Comp at Lennox Head last week, with a string of firsts including a massive 16.23 out of a possible 20 in the semi final, and returned home with the best result for our Surf Coast juniors. Moves like this photographed backhand snap worked for the 11-year old natural footer, who finished third overall – his second best result so far. Huxtable said the other boys were really good and provided some tough competition. “You had to be on your game. I like surfing competitions. They’re just real fun, and you learn a lot about your surfing. A lot of it’s been from Robbo (Adam Robertson), he’s helped heaps.”

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ANGLESEA GOLF CLUB THE Anglesea ladies won their first bowl of the season at Inverleigh this week in their “Rose Bowl” Challenge. The formidable team of captain Stefi Bates, Janice Pekin and Anne Stokes finished with 90 points and won the threeway countback. Not only did the club get the trophy for the cabinet, but also each of our ladies got a rather lovely rose for their gardens. Later in the week we had four teams competing at Rich River in their bowl. The course was in good conditions and with a lot more run than we are have at home, but unfortunately we were only able to win one raffle and a nearest the pin in the wrong division. Needless to say the teams did have a good time and perhaps that had some impact on the results. Booking can still be made for Joe Camilleri next weekend and the President’s and Captain’s Dinner on the following weekend. Check the website for all the details and booking information.

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The ladies played Stableford on Thursday. Winners were Sue Bowler in Division 1 with 33 points, Helen Stewart in Division 2 with 33 points and Linda Aimers in Division 3 with 30 points on a count back from Denise Mooney. NTP winners were Margot Parton, Ros Holland, Dee Matheson and Lorraine Elliott.

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Wednesday was medal day for the men and Richard Hammett continued his good form to take out the medal with a score of 4 up, winning A grade along the way. Syd Mitchell won C grade with 2 up, Luke Cini won B grade with square on a count back from Colin Favre and Brian Carpenter won the seniors with 4 down. NTP winners were Warren Heinnen, Barry Coleman, Russell Murfitt and Brad Eskrigge.

The weather for the weekend was cold and damp, and those that played were clearly tough – I hope they had good wet weather gear. Saturday was Stableford and we had quite a few starters that didn’t finish their rounds. The best of the three ladies that finished was Jan Stewart, and for the men our winners were Wayne Pipe in A grade with 35 points, Wayne McIntyre in B grade with 39 points on a count back from Sheamus Sushames, and Mike Grossman in C grade with the day’s best score of 42 points. Sunday was a teams event and the conditions were only marginally better than Sunday, but we did have most finish their rounds. Winners of the 4BBB Stableford were the Lewtas family, with Brendan and Ian finishing with 45 points. Runners up were Carl Rayner and Peter Calvert with 41 points and Lyn and Peter Thompson were third with 40 points. NTP winners were Bryan James, Ann Stokes, Dinah Kosky, and Brendan Lewtas. Enjoy your golf and stay warm and dry.

SOME late results from our club this week due to some technical issues, so back to July 2 for some ladies’ results in the gross competition. Mandy Buckley with 74 won A grade. B grade winner Betty Waters scored 91 and also took out this month’s medal and the best putting. For C grade Barbra Barnes had 102. Gill Patten took out the best net with 72. NTPs to Wendy Johnson and Margaret Walsh. June Carter won the jackpot. On July 3, Paul French in good form had 39 points to win A grade. B grade Ken McAllum with 39 points. C grade Ray Gogill also scored 39 points and Peter Phillips won D grade with 40 points. James Wood won the seniors with 39 points. NTPs to Sol Edwards, Greg Baeck, Don Mariager and Robin Dennis. Mark Franklin had an eagle on the 10th. Nathan Diamond scored his first hole in one on the 12th while the jackpot went to Graeme Sharp. July 5 was a mixed competition and Darren Looker finished on top with square. NTPs to Ian Foot, Ronnie Beacom and Ed Featherston. John Brunt the jackpot. July 6 was Medal day and with a winning score of 61, Andy Moore took the honors and was also the A grade champion. In B grade Mick Nemeth had 63. C grade - and it is good to see him back on the course - Peter Oliver with 63. Don Jennings was best for the seniors with 68. Inge Oliver was the ladies’ winner with 66. NTPs to Philip Smith, David Stacey, Darren Bartlett, Don

Jennings and Cheryl Brunt. Congratulations to Steve Grayson aceing his shot on the hazardous par 4 14th hole, we are sure that will not be achieved too often. Ross Duff won the jackpot. On July 7, Stuart Clifford had 39 points to win the mixed competition. For the final round of the Bob Loader Trophy, Darrell Brewin came first for the men and for the ladies it was Marg Bath for the second year in a row. NTPs to Sue Barnes, Matt Carboon, Karen Mensch and Wayne Olney. Joe Magliano won the jackpot. On July 9, Christine Rudd scored +6 to take out A grade. Ruth Dickins with +2 won B grade and for C grade Anne Staig had +5. NTPs to Ros Lewis, Libby Fuller and Cheryl Mostyn. Marg Joyner got the jackpot. July 10 was the first round of the Midweek Championships and for A grade Cameron Gill scored 61. B grade winner Barry Grigg had 64. C grade winner John Monagle had 63. D grade winner Alf Anderson had 66. Bill Brushfield was the senior’s winner with 68. NTPs to Peter Garland, Trevor Bell, Theo Reyntjes and Leslie Grayling. Trevor Doolan took the jackpot. There are close scores in the net and gross - check the website for all scores. On July 12, Ray Rashleigh won the men’s with 41 points. Marg Joyner took out the ladies’ competition with 35 points. NTPs to Garry Fletcher, Rob Templeton and Cheryl Brunt. Wayne Bent won the jackpot. Mark Tucker had an eagle on the 10th.

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THE SANDS TORQUAY WEDNESDAY STABLEFORD: ON A tough day we had a good field and some good scores from our lower markers with Charlie Celi (5) winning A grade on 38 points and Ivan Kevric (8) finishing runner -up on 37 points. Our B grade winner was Bromley Morphy (19) on 38 points. Bromley also won the Pro comp, and John Eddington (18) was runner-up with 37 points. NTP winners were Scott Rixon on the 7th hole and Billy Mitris on the 17th hole.

WEEKEND RESULTS

FROM THE MEMBERS’ ROOM to see Jarrod Lyle out here again and honing his game for his long-awaited comeback later this year. Jarrod had a solid round of 70 for 33 points (+5), which included an eagle on the 16th hole. Ben Eccles (+3) had the other eagle, also on the 16th hole. Ladies - With the weather not kind we had a lower number than usual, and Jenni Cottrill (16) with a score of 33 points was a deserved winner. Sarah Tokyli (17) was a close runner up on 31 points

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Winners were Judy Campbell (27) Gillian Connelly (29) and Beverley Dimmick (23) with a combined total of 75 points. The runners-up were Josie McMahon (33) Elaine Denning (44) and Lynne Hyett (32) with a combined total of 69 points. NTPs went to 5th Jenni Cottrill on the 5th hole, Thelma Dainton on the 7th hole. The closest second shot went to Carol McDonald on the 17th hole.

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The winner was Lee Walsh (12) with 37 points. Tuesday 9 Hole Stableford: The winner was Rod Carroll (10) with 22 points. Runner-up was Kathryn Simpson (20) with 19 points.

SATURDAY STABLEFORD: Men – On a rain-filled day, where players braved the elements, the winner was Liam Buchanan (7) with 39 points. Liam also won the super pro comp of the day. Runner-up was Dean Bernasconi (+2) with 36 points. NTPs on the 7th hole to Graeme Haynes and on the 17th hole to Ian Davis. It was also great 2 Sands Boulevarde, Torquay Clubhouse: 5264 3333 Pro Shop: 5264 3307

PORTARLINGTON GOLF CLUB WHEN we play golf we are a community at play and as such we have a few responsibilities. They are not necessarily rules of golf but certainly are common courtesies that we expect of ourselves and our fellow players. The following are the most obvious: If you make a divot with your shot you should use your sand bucket to backfill the mark. I also fill those around my mark because my shots are typical in length and I know I will revisit this area when I next play... I am looking after myself!) If you have a lost ball and can’t quickly find it, call the next group through so you don’t hold up the field. The call up takes the pressure off the player and doesn’t result in a loss of time. Bunkers – when you have finished your shot, dress the bunker and leave it in a respectable condition for the next player. Balls pitched onto the green often leave a depression in this weather. Search for your mark and repair it (and any other obvious marks). It is your responsibility to keep up with the group in front. On the fairway you should be able to move comfortably along about one-and-a-half shots behind. The Bistro was a happy place last Wednesday evening. I had the Tandoori lamb and it was nicely presented and a beautifully balanced meal. The members’ draw didn’t go off again so there is a jackpot to about $2000. I will be back next Wednesday!

Bob Thompson 71 (15). C grade Ray Brownhill 72 (18) from Stephen Janson 73 (19). D grade Colin Doyle 74 (23) count back from Noel Williams 74 (25). Eagle: 1st Ray Brownhill. NTP: 2nd Scott Hennigan, 5th Heath Kent, 17th Frank Carter. Pro Pin: 18th Dave McKeon. Trophy of the Day and Monthly Medal won by Ken Paterson.

Ladies’ Stroke July 6, 19 players Winner Sonia Dall 75 (19), runner-up Lorraine Bright 76 (21). Best gross Sonia Dall 94. NTP: 5th Gweneth Barnett, 17th Jenny Pearson. Pro Pin: 2nd Sonia Dall. Best putting round Sonia Dall: 26 putts.

Men’s 4BBB July 9 Winners Graeme Wren and Colin Doyle 44 points, runner-up Ken Paterson and Barry Lincoln 43 count back from Sean Rodwell, and Leigh Wilson 43 count back from John W. Bowman and Leigh Hamblin 43, and Dale Mather and Lindsay Powell 43. NTP: 2nd John Kennedy, 5th Andrew Jensen, 17th Peter Kerber.

Ladies’ Stroke, July 10, 48 players

A grade winner basil Heslop 71 (12) from Scott Hennigan 72 (0). B grade Ken Paterson 68 (16) from

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Local life savers lauded BY ALI DEANE

Torquay SLSCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s David Nankervis was named Life Saver of the Year.

LOCAL life savers were celebrated at Life Saving Victoriaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s (LSV) 10th Annual Awards of Excellence on the weekend in a gala function at Lifeguards@200 on the beach in Port Melbourne. The annual awards celebrate and recognise the many achievements and contributions of LSVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 28,000 volunteer members, education and training casual staff. More than 30 awards were presented to recognise significant contributions, achievements and performances in life saving and water safety throughout the 2012/2013 season. For his dedication to Torquay Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC), director of life saving David Nankervis was presented with the John Wishart Memorial Trophy for Life Saver of the Year, and Point Lonsdale SLSCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Life Saving Emergency Response Team (LERT) walked away with the Outstanding Achievement of the Year award. Mr Nankervis is a vital member of Torquay SLSC, who performed more than 150 hours for the season. The LERT was nominated for its outstanding achievements in a five day search and rescue operation for a missing scuba diver off Point Lonsdale in July 2012.

LSV president Tom Mollenkopf thanked volunteers, their family and friends for their ongoing support and contribution to water safety and drowning prevention, on and off the beach. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Volunteering is a great contribution to the community and the life saving family, but it is also a commitment which can take away time with family and friends.â&#x20AC;? There were four inductions into the ranks of LSV Life Membership â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Andrew Barnes, Colin Ellicott and Maurice McCutcheon from Fairhaven SLSC and Martin Walsh of Lorne SLSC. Ocean Grove SLSCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kira Kinsey was Female Athlete of the Year while Joel Simondson from Anglesea SLSC won Male Athlete of the Year. Masters Athlete of the Year went to Anglesea SLSCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Shane Edmonds, and the Anglesea Open Women Râ&#x20AC;&#x2DC;nâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;R team won one of two Teams of the Year awards.

Point Lonsdale SLSCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Life Saving Emergency Response Team. (L-R) Peter Sutas, Rowan Cross, Matthew Ponsford, James Quine and Matt Baenziger.

Ocean Grove SLSCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kira Kinsey and Joel Simondson from Anglesea SLSC were awarded Female and Male Athletes of the Year.

NETBALL SCORES ROUND 13 A GRADE Ocean Grove 73 V Newcomb 28 GOALS Ocean Grove: Z Woods 51, L Bell 22. Newcomb: S Vernon 17, T Schram 11. BEST Ocean Grove: B Taylor, Z Woods, A Durling.

Torquay 52 V Barwon Heads 24 GOALS Torquay: A Vogels 21, J Warnes 16, C Cuolahan 15. Barwon Heads: O Young 15, J Johnson 6, S Howard 3. BEST Torquay: L Berridge, E Corry, S Masek. Barwon Heads: D Miles, J Mitchell, T Hobbs.

Anglesea 60 V Queenscliff 35 GOALS Anglesea: J Weichert 47, S Benney 13. Queenscliff: L Dick 26, L Dreher 9. BEST Anglesea: B Walters, J Weichert, R Trennery. Queenscliff: R Godfrey, S Dreher, L Dick.

Drysdale 30 V Portarlington 46 GOALS Drysdale: J Kiddle 22, J Maddock 8. Portarlington: C Bull 32, A Lundberg 14. BEST Drysdale: O Wilson, A Connor, A Hachem. Portarlington: P Jones, L Mccombe, R Reynolds.

Geelong Amateur 26 V Modewarre 70 GOALS Geelong Amateur: G Hansen 19, S Lipari 7. Modewarre: S Fisher 30, AJ Logan 20, R Thompson 20. BEST Geelong Amateur: M McGurk, G Hansen, A Kluver. Modewarre: T McCormack, S Fisher, S Gunning.

B GRADE

Roberts 10, S Wallace 9. BEST Torquay: T Card, E Moerenhout, C Masek. Barwon Heads: B Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Halloran, K Middleton, M Lord.

Portarlington: E Hoare 11, D Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connor 7. BEST Drysdale: E Taylor, G Percy, T Maher. Portarlington: B Harvey, C Mckenzie, A Mclennan.

Anglesea 48 V Queenscliff 30

Geelong Amateur 34 V Modewarre 17

GOALS Anglesea: H Van Gemst 35, S Benney 8, E Larkin 4, B Orr 1. Queenscliff: R McDonald 12, H Stephens 9, R Hand 9. BEST Anglesea: E Cook, S Benney, E Larkin. Queenscliff: E Evans, E Gardiner, R Hand.

GOALS Geelong Amateur: L McAuley 21, C Giuffrida 13. Modewarre: S Otto 9, J Sessions 5, A Iapozzuto 3. BEST Geelong Amateur: L McAuley, C Giuffrida, B Foster. Modewarre: S Hampshire, J Sessions, H Dunn.

Drysdale 43 V Portarlington 33 GOALS Drysdale: H Rundell 30, M Deeath 13. Portarlington: C Roll 27, M Pickering 2, N Nicholls 2, P Jones 2. BEST Drysdale: R Blair, H Rundell, M Deeath. Portarlington: F Johnson, G Pickering, C Munday.

Geelong Amateur 43 V Modewarre 40 GOALS Geelong Amateur: T Jarman 31, E Fraser 6, S Mallett 6. Modewarre: E Noble 26, AJ Logan 14. BEST Geelong Amateur: E Flynn, E Tannouri, T Jarman.

C GRADE Ocean Grove 43 V Newcomb 18 GOALS Ocean Grove: C Nash 18, F Needham 17, K Carroll 8. Newcomb: J Wallis 9, M Mahoney 6, T Melotte 2, K Green 1. BEST Ocean Grove: K Carroll, C Nash, K Sykes. Newcomb: M Mahoney, K Crabbe, J Wallis.

Torquay 30 V Barwon Heads 24 GOALS Torquay: R Burns 19, C Mckay 6, L Van Halen 5. Barwon Heads: K Daley 15, B Elliston 9. BEST Torquay: M Mifsud, L Cole, R Burns. Barwon Heads: L Dean, K Daley, M Bassett.

Ocean Grove 76 V Newcomb 30

Anglesea 27 V Queenscliff 22

GOALS Ocean Grove: E Whorlow 35, T Birch 32, E Doolan 9. Newcomb: L Abbey 20, A Jennings 10. BEST Ocean Grove: T Birch, B Fankhauser, E Whorlow.

GOALS Anglesea: S Williamson 19, R Dangerfield 8. Queenscliff: C Bland 10, R Friel 8, G Shapter 4. BEST Anglesea: P Munro, N Munro, R Caulfield. Queenscliff: C Downs, G Shapter, C Bland.

Torquay 46 V Barwon Heads 19

Drysdale 27 V Portarlington 18

GOALS Torquay: E Moerenhout 35, P Lewis 11. Barwon Heads: B

GOALS Drysdale: M Neilson 12, B Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Dowd 9, E Taylor 6.

D GRADE Ocean Grove 31 V Newcomb 15 GOALS Ocean Grove: E Mercer 19, J Lucas 12. Newcomb: J Doyle 8, S Marsden 5, K Long 2. BEST Ocean Grove: E Mercer, D Vicary, E Mooney.

Torquay 12 V Barwon Heads 28 GOALS Torquay: T Pigott 8, D Wright 4. Barwon Heads: L Snookes 20, M Bennett 8. BEST Torquay: B Orr, B Rosewall, A Jones. Barwon Heads: L Snookes, K Lumb, M Bennett.

Anglesea 26 V Queenscliff 20 Drysdale 32 V Portarlington 31 GOALS Drysdale: I Searle 26, J Preece 6. Portarlington: E Buckley 14, R Bebic 9, N Voigt 8. BEST. Drysdale: M Henderson, I Searle, M Ritchie. Portarlington: E Buckley, K Hoskin, R Bebic.

Geelong Amateur 16 V Modewarre 13 GOALS Geelong Amateur: J Bish 7, E Crompton 7, L Morrison 2. Modewarre: G Cameron 6, A Davey 5, J Worthington 2. BEST Geelong Amateur: B Alexander, A Morrison, S Ryan. Modewarre: CS Wrzuszczak, A Davey, S Potter.

UNDER 19 Ocean Grove 39 V Newcomb 15 Torquay 33 V Barwon Heads 12 Anglesea 15 V Queenscliff 45 Geelong Amateur 15 V Modewarre 12

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UNDER 15 SECTION 1 Ocean Grove 40 V Newcomb 4 Torquay 15 V Barwon Heads 23 Anglesea 19 V Queenscliff 18 Drysdale 19 V Portarlington 24 Geelong Amateur 23 V Modewarre 12

UNDER 15 SECTION 2 Ocean Grove 41 V Newcomb 6 Torquay 42 V Barwon Heads 5 Anglesea 14 V Queenscliff 22 Drysdale 18 V Portarlington 16 Geelong Amateur 14 V Modewarre 4

UNDER 13 SECTION 1 Torquay 26 V Barwon Heads 25 Anglesea 15 V Queenscliff 34 Drysdale 35 V Portarlington 11 Geelong Amateur 19 V Modewarre 23

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BELLARINE FOOTBALL LEAGUE SCORES ROUND 13 SENIORS Geelong Amateur 4.2 Modewarre 2.1

6.3 3.1

7.6 4.2

11.8 4.2

(74) (26)

GOALS: Geelong Amateur: T. Balding 3, T. Clark 2, W. Langley 1, J. Westwood 1, M. Grant 1, R. Ferguson 1, B. Dodd 1, T. McArlein 1. Modewarre: J. Loving 2, T. Wemyss 1, J. Moorfoot 1. BEST: Geelong Amateur: A. Lovick, R. Ferguson, T. Robertson, T. McArlein, W. Langley, A. Burchell. Modewarre: L. Davidson, S. Hawking, C. Senserrick, T. Anderson, T. Wood, S. Hovey Torquay Barwon Heads

5.7 1.0

9.11 11.15 18.22 (130) 6.1 7.3 8.3 (51)

GOALS: Torquay: J. Garner 5, S. Hughes 4, M. Johnston 2, C. McCaughan 2, J. Carracher 1, A. Giglio 1, A. Bird 1, J. Darke 1, D. Allitt 1. Barwon Heads: D. Hovey 3, J. Power 2, J. Taylor 2, N. Hill 1. BEST: Torquay: P. Burchell, J. Garner, A. Gleeson, J. Hobbs, H. Jarrad, J. Dawson. Barwon Heads: J. Heil, D. Holland, J. Power, J. Holland, N. McIver, P. Swinton Drysdale Portarlington

9.4 1.1

15.6 24.12 30.16 (196) 2.1 2.1 2.1 (13)

GOALS: Drysdale: T. Mullane-Grant 8, T. Dewey 5, J. Hildebrand 4, B. Carmichael 4, J. Wilson 3, J. Collins 2, L. Matthews 1, M. Baden 1, J. Chandler 1, R. Holwell 1. Portarlington: T. Singleton 1, B. West 1. BEST: Drysdale: J. Chandler, L. Matthews, B. Carmichael, R. Holwell, T. Mullane-Grant, M. McGuire. Portarlington: M. Holschier, A. Langsworth, M. Porter, S. Beeston, N. Bisset, M. Cimino Queenscliff Anglesea

4.5 1.3

7.7 3.7

12.14 14.18 (102) 5.10 6.11 (47)

GOALS: Queenscliff: D. DeGois 3, J. Durran 3, J. Lindrea 2, B. Price 2, J. Maher 1, A. McDonald 1, N. Orvis 1, S. Wayth 1. Anglesea: H. Ververs 3, J. Nolan 1, N. Baddeley 1, B. Vermeulen 1. BEST: Queenscliff: T. Limb, D. Diment, A. McDonald, D. DeGois, J. Durran, B. Limb. Anglesea: B. Vermeulen, H. Veale, T. Midolo, H. Ververs, J. Dubbeldam, K. Mahoney Ocean Grove 3.5 Newcomb Power 1.0

6.10 12.16 13.18 (96) 5.2 8.4 10.8 (68)

GOALS: Ocean Grove: S. Jack 2, K. Williams 2, B. Ricardo 2, D. Freeman 2, J. Milnes 1, S. Britt 1, S. Fankhauser 1, R. O’Callaghan 1, T. Doherty 1. Newcomb Power: L. Edmondson 2, P. Ridout 2, M. Etheridge 1, M. McCormack 1, A. Saltalamacchia 1, M. Kennedy 1, L. Cherry 1, J. Hobbs 1. BEST: Ocean Grove: K. Williams, B. Weadon, M. Laidler, B. Ricardo, M. Cuthbert, R. O’Callaghan Newcomb Power: A. Saltalamacchia, B. Hedley, M. McCormack, L. Edmondson, R. Coy, M. Lancaster

RESERVES Geelong Amateur 4.1 Modewarre 0.3

7.4 1.4

13.7 17.10 (112) 2.4 2.4 (16)

GOALS: Geelong Amateur: G. Chisholm 3, T. Kent 2, L. Muir 2, R. Saunders 2, M. Cramp 1, D. Mulgrew 1, H. Mann 1, B. Shell 1, L. Souter 1, T. Chisholm 1, A. Coulter 1, J. Vince 1. Modewarre: J. Bolton 1, T. Cheer 1. BEST: Geelong Amateur: D. Mulgrew, S. Little, T. Ryan, H. Mann, J. Carnell Modewarre: S. Dellow, D. McCaskill, L. Waters, T. Dean, D. Tennant, L. Klug Torquay Barwon Heads

2.5 2.1

5.9 3.2

6.14 10.16 (76) 3.4 4.5 (29)

GOALS: Torquay: P. Bennett 2, M. Colvin 2, S. Diamond 1, B. Girvan 1, R. Ganz 1, P. MacDonald 1, J. Powell 1, J. Day 1.

Barwon Heads: S. Karmouche 1, J. Reid 1, M. Boothey 1, B. Watach 1. BEST: Torquay: C. Morris, D. Morgan, J. Powell, J. Day, D. Carew, M. Colvin. Barwon Heads: L. Michell, C. Swan, S. Schaller, M. Atkins, L. Flinn Drysdale Portarlington

5.5 0.0

13.10 24.15 32.23 (215) 0.0 1.0 1.0 (6)

GOALS: Drysdale: S. Scott 4, M. Harman 4, X. Wilson 4, D. Biscan 3, J. Wilson 3, J. Inglis 2, M. Pigott 2, B. Dinneen 2, S. Reyment 2, N. Malcher 2, L. Fox 1, K. Taylor 1, D. Tester 1, J. Mallett 1. Portarlington: B. Harvey 1. BEST: Drysdale: D. Biscan, S. Reyment, K. Taylor, J. Inglis, S. Scott, X. Wilson Portarlington: S. Paul, J. Westman, M. Tabone, N. Livermore, M. Albert, D. Foott Queenscliff Anglesea

2.5 2.1

4.8 4.2

5.12 11.13 (79) 5.2 5.6 (36)

GOALS: Queenscliff: K. Johnson 3, W. Bland 2, C. Hester 2, G. Donovan 1, V. Clementson 1, J. Evans 1, L. Gibbs 1. Anglesea: T. Buckland 1, M. Mastwyk 1, K. Dans 1, R. Law 1, J. Armstrong 1. BEST: Queenscliff: N. Bucovaz, K. Johnson, J. Evans, G. Donovan, V. Clementson, W. Bland. Anglesea: M. Quilty, Z. Wakefield, M. Mastwyk, R. Law, D. Cooper, W. Bingham Ocean Grove 6.5 Newcomb Power 1.1

12.16 20.2026.22 (178) 3.1 3.5 6.10 (46)

GOALS: Ocean Grove: A. Habgood 7, A. McLeish 4, J. Stapleton 3, P. West 3, C. Habgood 2, J. Woolhouse 2, B. Hancock 1, M. Boyle 1, T. Kent 1, B. Poulter 1, C. Buxton 1. Newcomb Power: S. Thomas 2, D. Stillitano 2, N. Lovett 1, A. Block 1. BEST: Ocean Grove: P. West, C. Buxton, B. Poulter, A. Habgood, B. Hancock, A. Noonan. Newcomb Power: K. Eldred, M. Dodd, N. Lovett, T. Wheeler, J. Brown

COLTS DIVISION 1 Colac Lara 1

1.4 6.5 1.2 1.3

9.8 2.4

10.12 (72) 4.6 (30)

GOALS: Colac: L. Hillman 4, D. O’Sullivan 2, P. Ryan 1, A. Burnett 1, G. Steven 1, T. Theodore 1. Lara 1: L. Putland 1, H. Goodwin 1, J. Thomas 1, J. Borchard 1. BEST: Colac: L. Hillman, J. Berry, A. Burnett, J. Sutherland, G. Steven, J. Murfitt. Lara 1: B. Goodwin, B. Whiting, J. Lines, N. Egan, L. Phillips, C. Volkov Grovedale Tigers 1 2.5 Leopold 1 1.1

5.8 1.3

5.9 2.6

9.11 3.6

Ocean Grove 1 GWSP

3.5 1.1

6.6 5.2

9.8 5.2

12.12 (84) 7.3 (45)

GOALS: Ocean Grove 1: B. Warren 5, C. West 4, C. Habgood 1, S. Dedini 1, M. Gibbs 1. Geelong West St Peters: B. Malden 3, L. Maddock 1, K. McEwan-Walsh 1, M. Pope 1, S. Nichols 1. BEST: Ocean Grove 1: N. Murphy, C. West, D. Thorley, B. Warren, P. Dreher, D. Dimech. Geelong West St Peters: T. Caldow, L. Maddock, J. Maddock, B. Malden, C. McLaren, K. McEwan-Walsh St Albans Drysdale 1

0.2 2.0

0.4 4.1

3.7 5.2

5.9 5.3

(39) (33)

GOALS: St Albans: Z. Smith 2, S. Muir 1, J. Spalding 1, L. Connoley 1. Drysdale 1: R. Binder 2, R. Humpage 1, M. O’Dowd 1, C. Olsson 1. BEST: St Albans: D. Sandell, Z. Smith, J. Burke, S. Muir, M. Kelly, J. WatsonSerle. Drysdale 1: T. McLennan, D. Mullins, D. Humphrey, B. Kelly, L. Stafford, C. Senior Barwon Heads Torquay 1

2.1 1.4

4.2 1.8

6.2 7.2 3.13 4.18

(44) (42)

GOALS: Barwon Heads: S. Michell 3, B. Close 2, T. Bonner 1, B. Eddy 1. Torquay 1: C. Voss 3, J. Viney 1. BEST: Barwon Heads: S. Stanford, T. Jackson, T. Ollis, S. Everett, T. Croft, B. Eddy. Torquay 1: M. Ludbrook, R. Harrison, J. Viney, W. Campbell, J. Grossman, L. Dawson

COLTS DIVISION 3 Queenscliff North Shore

2.6 3.2

5.11 7.13 11.16 (82) 5.4 10.5 11.5 (71)

GOALS: Queenscliff: Z. Henderson 6, S. Hicks 1, J. Evans 1, M. Henderson 1, R. Butler 1, J. De Gois 1. North Shore: M. Habib 4, J. Cleary 2, H. Purcell 2, M. Bone 2, B. Saddington 1. BEST: Queenscliff: J. McCabe, M. Henderson, J. Hand, J. Reid, Z. Henderson, R. Breckon. North Shore: M. Habib, M. Bone, M. Vasilevski, H. Purcell, J. Cleary, A. Pont North Geelong Belmont Lions

3.1 3.1

6.5 6.2

7.7 7.4

8.10 7.4

(58) (46)

Portarlington Inverleigh

3.2 1.1

9.6 3.4

13.9 16.11 (107) 6.5 9.5 (59)

GOALS: Portarlington: N. Cini 3, L. Vagg 3, H. Smith 2, T. Shanley 2, M. Trezise 2, J. Stewart 2, A. Wedge 1, L. Vagg 1. Inverleigh: L. Battaglia 2, H. Malady 1, A. McRitchie 1, C. Meehan 1, J. Fiolet 1, A. Cations 1, B. Vicars 1, J. Drew 1. BEST: Portarlington: M. Spence, T. Morgan, M. Powell, J. Stewart, T. Shanley, N. Carter. Inverleigh: R. Soldic, A. Cations, H. Lamond, A. McRitchie, L. Battaglia, J. Drew Modewarre Bell Post Hill

3.5 1.0

8.6 4.2

8.9 6.2

11.12 (78) 6.2 (38)

GOALS: Modewarre: N. Hogan 5, J. Byrne 3, J. O’Hanlon 2, L. Wylie 1. Bell Post Hill: L. Mann 5, T. Kenna 1. BEST: Modewarre: A. Pickering, S. Fowkes, J. Byrne, M. Harrison, R. Moran, J. O’Hanlon. Bell Post Hill: M. Platt, T. Lostitch, L. Mann, N. Smith, K. Bartholomeusz, J. Johnson St Mary’s 2 4.5 Werribee Centrals 1.1

7.8 4.1

12.9 14.13 (97) 4.2 4.2 (26)

COLTS DIVISION 4 Grovedale Tigers 2 0.4 Leopold 2 2.0

1.9 5.3

4.14 6.20 6.6 8.7

(56) (55)

GOALS: Grovedale Tigers 2: S. Topouzakis 2, T. Smith 2, B. Vawdrey 1, T. Kenneally 1. Leopold 2: J. Welsh 3, J. O’Connell 1, D. King 1, J. Harwood 1, J. Karalekas 1, J. Benjamin 1. BEST: Grovedale Tigers 2: R. Cole, J. Edwards, N. Martin, B. Nelis, J. Flintoff, J. Gibbs. Leopold 2: S. Blackwell, D. Phillips, C. Williams, D. King, J. Welsh, L. Staggard Anglesea Bannockburn

5.0 2.1

7.3 4.3

11.6 13.7 4.4 6.6

(85) (42)

GOALS: Anglesea: N. Cooper 6, D. Midolo 3, S. O’Dwyer 2, L. Cruickshank 1, J. Lengyel 1. Bannockburn: J. Thewlis 4, S. Coppe 1, J. Varcoe 1. BEST: Anglesea: N. Trounson, L. Solly, A. Walker, J. Quick, N. Cooper, J. Lynch. Bannockburn: J. Thewlis, T. Donovan, L. O’Connor, B. Jorgensen, N. Christensen,

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QUEENSCLIFF

13

0

0 1558 872

F

A

178.67

% Pts 52

GEELONG AMATEUR 11

2

0 1465 717

204.32

44

DRYSDALE

10

3

0 1433 862

166.24

40

TORQUAY

9

3

1 1584 980

161.63

38 30

BARWON HEADS

7

5

1 1551 1125

137.87

OCEAN GROVE

6

7

0 1566 1250

125.28

24

ANGLESEA

3 10

0 984 1504

65.43

12

NEWCOMB POWER

3 10

0 814 1686

48.28

12

MODEWARRE

2 11

0 963 1390

69.28

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PORTARLINGTON

0 13

0 590 2122

27.80

0

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13

0

0 1413 467

302.57

52

DRYSDALE

12

1

0 1604 441

363.72

48

8

5

0 1057 939

112.57

32

GEELONG AMATEUR 7

5

1 1142 653

174.89

30

BARWON HEADS

5

1 1063 719

147.84

30

OCEAN GROVE

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6

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0 841 819

102.69

24

MODEWARRE

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0 814 1081

75.30

24

ANGLESEA

2 11

0 643 1185

54.26

8

PORTARLINGTON

2 11

0 394 1484

26.55

8

NEWCOMB POWER

1 12

0 508 1691

30.04

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South Barwon 2 Geelong

1.0 1.6

4.2 4.7

10.3 10.4(64)East 4.8 4.10 (34)

Anakie Ocean Grove 2

4.6 1.0

5.7 2.0

11.12 13.15 ( 9 3 ) 2.0 3.0 (18)

S. Coppe

GOALS: Anakie: C. Mazzonetto 3, D. Paton 3, N. Barke 2, C. Emond 2, D. Fairchild 1, A. Spiller 1, T. Wood 1. Ocean Grove 2: A. Shiels 1, H. Hoober 1, F. Kelly 1. BEST: Anakie: C. Mazzonetto, J. Vicary, C. Emond, C. Walmsley, B. Peters. Ocean Grove 2: L. Bastiaan, L. Smyth, J. Ness, B. Sanders, A. Shiels, J. McGarry

(65) (24)

GOALS: Grovedale Tigers 1: H. Walsh 5, J. Dale 1, M. Lawrance 1, L. Ellis 1, T. Boots 1. Leopold 1: J. Reinert 1, J. Drayton 1, B. Wray 1. BEST: Grovedale Tigers 1: S. Walker, B. McPhee, H. Walsh, J. Ross, J. Dale, T. Meesen. Leopold 1: J. Reinert, T. Harper, J. Hudson, J. Inturrisi, J. Matsubara, R. Patten South Barwon 1 1.2 Newtown & Chilwell 1.3

4.2 2.4

5.3 5.6

6.3 5.7

(39) (37)

GOALS: South Barwon 1: R. Brown 1, A. Box 1, K. Dubbeldam 1, B. Maxwell 1, M. Gladwell 1, J. Arnold 1. Newtown & Chilwell: BEST: South Barwon 1: W. Guida, M. Gladwell, J. Dower, J. Trezise, N. Gowers, R. Brown. Newtown & Chilwell: St Mary’s 1 Bell Park 1

1.0 0.3

3.6 1.5

4.8 3.6

5.15 4.7

(45) (31)

GOALS: St Mary’s 1: T. Ryan 1, J. Brach 1, J. Travaglini 1, A. Hackett 1, D. Brice 1. Bell Park 1: K. Collins 2, T. Mathieson 1, T. Manganelli 1. BEST: St Mary’s 1: M. McDonald, M. Quinane, D. McMahon, H. McMahon, D. McMahon, J. Cole Bell Park 1: N. Swain, T. Manganelli, P. Bright, J. Connolly, S. Weber, J. Love

COLTS DIVISION 2 St Joseph’s 1 1.2 Geelong Amateur 1.3

1.4 2.3

3.4 3.4

5.6 4.6

(36) (30)

The Twenty Together print is one of many items to be auctioned at the Before the Game function. The Jamie Cooper print celebrates Carlton’s 1981 and 1982 VFL premiership sides, and includes David Parkin, who will speak at the Torquay Football Club event this Saturday. For more information, see page 7.

LOCAL BFL ROUND 14 ACTION

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ST E R E INT E E FREALS D

HUGE CA

R PARK

AVAILABLE

BEST

SERVICE & AD VICE

Pigdons Road

Geelong Ring Road

WINCHELSEA

2 Princess Highway GEELONG Anglesea Road

Geelong Homemaker Centre

Surf Coast Times: July 16 2013  

Surf Coast Times: July 16 2013

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