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Inch ants have been appearing in hoards around town recently.

Keep your distance from Inch Ants WRITTEN BY MILLIE THOMAS


t’s best to try and keep your distance from inch ants (Myrmecia pyriformis) – to help avoid receiving a nasty sting, local pest controller Travis Hague said last week.

The statement comes after a larger than normal amount of inch ants have been noticed around Roxby Downs recently – following wet conditions. “Quite often they do show themselves a lot in March, around March/April,” Mr Hague told The Monitor last week. “They’re something to keep away from – they’re not going to be hanging around I don’t think for ever, but they’ve definitely appeared after the rain.” Mr Hague explained the ants – of which many have recently ‘dropped’ their wings – have just come out of a ‘nuptial flight’ – when they leave their nest and fly away to recolonise elsewhere. “The ones you’ll see around, they’ve got quite little marks on each side of their body where they’ve dropped their wings, so they’ve just recently flown,

lost their wings and they’ve been on a bit of a flight to rebreed,” Mr Hague said. “Generally they’ll go underground and start a new colony, so because of the weather and the moisture and things it has triggered them to take flight.” Mr Hague described the ants as ‘nasty little critters’ and said while there wasn’t much people could do to prevent them, locals can make sure doors are kept closed, and can use residual insecticides until they eventually drop off in numbers. “There’s not a place in town that hasn’t had a prevalence of them, they’ve been everywhere,” he said. “If something’s got wings and it flies, they’re very hard to control. General basic things like closing your doors and keeping away from them. Residual insecticides do work on them, but they’re very slow at inoculating them.” Side effects of receiving an inch ant bite include localised pain and swelling, with sometimes blistering and rare ulceration. “They can give quite a painful sting – the nippers on the front do look quite scary but it’s the abdomen that can sting you,” Mr Hague said. “You’ve just got to really be wary of them.”

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Uranium deal with India a hot topic


he Australian Government’s signing of a uranium export deal with India was a hot topic of discussion at the recent Olympic Dam visit by members of environmental group Friends of the Earth. The annual radioactive tour has been operating since the 1980s, and has taken thousands of people to the heart of the industry at destinations from Melbourne to Tenant Creek. Local BHP Billiton employees from various sectors of the Olympic Dam operation, including environmental, radiation, community and external affairs took time to show the group through the operation on Tuesday, April 16. The tour was followed by an informal question

time in Richardson Place, where members of the group particularly focused on the company’s commitment to indigenous traditional land owners and the Federal Government’s stance on direct supply or uranium to India. A BHP Billiton spokesperson told the group the company was working closely with the traditional land owners, including through employment programs and through financial dispensation into a trust. He said the amount of money awarded to the trust was ‘confidential’, but ‘substantial’. The group asked many questions regarding the company’s ethical stance on supply of Olympic Dam Uranium to countries which could be using the product to fuel their nuclear armament

programs. The topic was particularly sensitive for one Indian representative , who said his country’s unstable government, lack of regulation, extremist religious groups and dense population were recipes for disaster. The representative said India’s suspected nuclear armament activities were of major concern to humanity across the globe, and that companies like BHP Billiton should have an moral and ethical commitment to ensure their uranium did not reach the hands to those planning to build nuclear weapons. Currently, BHP Billiton and other Australian uranium miners have legislative and regulatory obligations that cover mining, processing and the transport of uranium on road and by sea. The onus of responsibility for the product then passes to the Government

we get from here?’” she told The Monitor last week. Although the front door had been left open – the opal room was still locked. “It was just a series of unfortunate events –if anyone of those things we had done differently they would have not gotten away with what they did.” Kezia explained staff at the motel were exhausted from cleaning up from the after effects of the over 110 millilitres of rain Coober Pedy had sustained that week – including 77 millilitres in one day. “Because of the rain we were exhausted, and we hadn’t put things away properly and it was just the perfect opportunity for them.”

Local SAPOL released a statement last week of the arrest of five individuals for the theft – after one of them allegedly tried to sell some of the stolen opal in Coober Pedy. The men aged 28, 26 and 24-years, all from Coober Pedy, were all arrested and charged with aggravated serious criminal trespass and theft, with two of them remanded to appear in court in Port Augusta on Thursday, April 24. Th e t w o te e n a g e boys, also from Coober Pedy were arrested and charged with dishonest dealings. They have been bailed to appear in court at a later date. “Just the fact that they managed to get away with as much as they have is a little disap-

at the port of destination. The group continued on to Alice Springs and Tenant Creek on Tuesday afternoon as part of the 14 day tour, and will return to Melbourne on Sunday, April 27. ABOVE: An informal discussion with both parties occurred in Richardson Place last week. RIGHT: Members of the Friends of the Earth group which came through Roxby Downs as part of its annual Radioactive Tour from Adelaide to Tenant Creek.

Five arrested over Coober Pedy opals theft WRITTEN BY MILLIE THOMAS


hree men and two boys have been arrested for the recent theft of approximately $400,000 of opal and jewellery from the Coober Pedy Comfort Inn Experience Motel recently. Gold jewellery and collections of opals were stolen from the Motel following extensive rain in the area – in what Assistant Manager to the family owned and operated business Kezia Manning said was a ‘series of bad events’. “What we think happened was that somebody just saw that the front door had been left open, walked in and thought, ‘well what can

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t’s an extra-long break for Aussies this school term with the Easter and ANZAC Day Long weekends. Which means many of you were smart and took three days annual leave and created yourself a perfect ten day break in perfect Autumn weather.

It‘s a great time of the year to escape before the long winter cold sets in, and a great opportunity to spend time with family and friends. We overheard many people this week excited about camping up north, fishing down south – or flying home to destinations all over the country. As all the celebrations continue to the ANZAC Day Long weekend … we really shouldn’t forget what the long weekend is all about. Sometimes it’s too easy to get caught up in the holiday, and forget the importance of why we are getting a special public holiday. Wherever you are, whatever you do this ANZAC Day Long Weekend – make an effort to pay your respects to those men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to give Australian’s the lifestyle and freedom we all enjoy today. Country towns across the State hold beautiful Anzac Day ceremonies and it’s A great way to touch base with the locals, gather for a beer and give your thanks at the local RSL. If you are camping out in the bush get up early. Turn your radio on. Listen in. Make the effort to teach your children what it means to be an Australian. Make sure they carry on the tradition when they grow up. We all decided at The Monitor – which is a fully female staff – that calories don’t count this Easter. So we plan to enjoy the time well – with our own family and friends – despite the two short weeks that make news gathering and production of a local newspaper just that little more interesting this year! What really counts this ANZAC Day is that we all take the time to pay our respects to those many thousands of people we lost to war, and to those servicemen and women who still serve our country today. Have a great break … But remember … Lest We Forget.



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Maralinga whistle blower joins tour WRITTEN BY GAIL HERITAGE


s the world watched in wonder as man began early space exploration during the late 1960s, Avon Hudson was sitting in an operations office on Island Lagoon - helping put Apollo 13 into the space race.

But that history making mission was not the most defining chapter of his life. Mr Hudson was one of the thousands of army personnel posted to Maralinga during the atomic weapon trials. He was part of the Vixon Three project – a group of weapons testers who helped experiment weapon capability in the remote South Australian desert in the 1950s and 60s. He arrived in Maralinga in 1960 and his experiences and eye witness account of atomic weaponry and destruction are why he is an anti-nuclear campaigner to this day. From 1960 to 62 Mr Hudson worked on this Maralinga mission, before being transferred to Woomera to test other military weaponry, working on secret projects like the Black Night missile launches. After two years Mr Hudson refused to be involved with the weap-

onry testing division any further. It was a choice that landed him on the Apollo 13 space mission … And one that changed his life. The now 78-year-old has spent much of his life campaigning against the British Government’s Maralinga experiments – and the rest of his time educating whoever will listen about nuclear disarmament. He conceded there were some real world uses for uranium – particularly for radiation treatment for cancer patients. He himself has benefited from the use of radioactive isotopes as part of his own personal cancer journey only a few years ago. But he believes that technology has now advanced enough to make alternative energy supply a real reality to power today’s global community, and that there was no room for excuses when it came to Australian uranium being used by other countries to develop nuclear grade weapons. The risks to humanity were just too great and the real benefit to the Australian export dollar was minimal compared to other commodities, he said. “We sell more cheese around the world than we do uranium,” Mr Hudson said. “Hundreds of millions of dollars more cheese, than we do uranium

“It represents a small amount of our economy,” “It’s not worth it.” Mr Hudson said he would never forget the effects the experimental bombings had on the landscape at Maralinga. “No-one is ever prepared, in any way, mentally or physically for what we were about to encounter,” Mr Hudson said “We once gave the British our uranium, and we got it back in the form of bombs,” he said. “One day, who knows? China might deliver bombs back here made out of our uranium. “The future generations will reap the bitter fruits of what we do today.” He said Australia should be learning from it’s mistakes. “You look at history, and try not to repeat it,” Mr Hudson said. “Well we are repeating it – and repeating it very frequently. “While money is very important and we’ve got to have an economy, and we’ve got to provide – these are the things that are providing not much, if anything, to the Australian economy. “Even this place here (Olympic Dam), is mainly copper…there’s more bloody gold that goes out of here than uranium. Let’s face it – if they just extracted the uranium out of it and put it there in a dump and put

a bloody wall around it, kept it and never sold it they would be no worse off. “It costs an awful amount – it’s a terrible cost to business to refine it into yellow cake. I don’t know why any company would do it. “The little bit of money that’s involved is peanuts.

“You’ve got to look at the science, and science has been my life. There’s no-one with any scientific knowledge that doesn’t recognise the facts relating to the nuclear industry. “It’s just not an industry that we should be supporting. “We can’t even solve the problem of the nucle-

ar waste after it has been used in a power station.” “ We’ve bitten off something we can’t chew. We’ve lost the plot – and that is around the world … every country in the world has a nuclear waste problem. “It’s not a matter of saying ‘you’re wrong, and I’m right’. I’m only look-

ing at the technology .. the facts, as we know it, over the past 60 years. “In my lifetime I’ve seen the nuclear industry from the bombing of Hiroshima to the present day. We are going to be the victims one day – we won’t always be the top dog.”

Anti nuclear campaigner Avon Hudson in Roxby Downs last week.

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he homeownership dream can seem almost impossible for many young people, with the average price for a house in Australia increasing over the last 10 years from $300,000 to $530,000 . Research shows that while more than 45 per cent of prospective first homebuyers intend to buy a house with a partner; most rent first; and are generally faced with the rising costs of living, which make it more difficult for them to save a suitable deposit. Beyond Bank Australia understands the difficulty facing first homebuyers, and offers an alternative option to help break into the property market, in the form of a Parent Equity Home Loan. With a Parent Equity Home Loan, prospective homeowners don’t require a deposit as they can borrow up to 100 per cent of the purchase price. Beyond Bank Australia will fund up to 80 per cent of the value of the property to the borrower without requiring

lenders mortgage insurance. That means parents only have to guarantee the remaining 20 per cent plus any additional amount for purchase costs. Parents need to be willing to use the equity in their own home to guarantee a portion of the first home buyer loan and are only held as guarantor until enough money has been paid off the loan or when the property value increases to reduce the loan amount to property valuation ratio below 80 per cent. After that they are no longer tied to the Parent Equity Home Loan. Parent Equity Home Loans are just one possible option for homebuyers but it’s not necessarily a one size fits all solution, so the best way to find out if this is an appropriate option for you is to visit our website au, call in and see us at your nearest Beyond Bank Australia branch or give us a call on 8671 1755.

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The Dunes in Port Flinders Place 50 per cent sold Hughes still selling L eading developer Devine’s $13 million Flinders Place at Port Augusta is now more than 50 per cent sold out as construction ramps up on the exciting new residential community.


tunning two-story home The Vincent is just one of the luxury homes designed by multi-award winning Wahlstedt Quality Homes at The Dunes development in Port Hughes. The beautiful home is currently on display, and overlooks the Copper Club and Greg Norman designed golf course. It’s also less than five minutes from world class beaches, jetties and well known fishing spots. The home has four bedrooms and a luxury open plan kitchen/living/dining opening into the alfresco dining area, double garage and golf buggy store. Downstairs features the master bedroom with large walk in robe and ensuite, while upstairs is designed with the kids and guests in mind, with all bedrooms leading off the rumpus room and wii room/office area.

The downstairs guest suite also boasts its own private balcony, walk in robe and access to the two way bathroom. Finished tastefully with up to date internal furnishings and modern décor, there is not a thing to be done. The lucky buyer could just walk on in and enjoy the lifestyle right from the beginning. The home offers a great emphasis on outdoor entertaining with an exceptional outdoor alfresco great for those summer time barbecues with friends and family. The Vincent also comes fully fenced, paved and landscaped with low maintenance gardens for you to enjoy life’s little pleasures, such as golfing, fishing, swimming or just relaxing. For more information please contact 1300 950 335 to talk to a member of the sales team or visit

Buyers have snapped up 22 of the 42 lots at the master planned community on Flinders Terrace, while construction on the first new homes has commenced. Civil construction commenced in January and is expected to be completed this month. The contract for the landscaping has gone out to tender and work is expected to start in June 2014. Devine South Australia Communities Manager Mark Devine said Flinders Place had been received a great response from buyers in the local and surrounding areas. “Port Augusta is a bustling community and homes in the area are very much in demand,” he said. “Flinders Place has received plenty of interest from buyers looking for quality new homes in a premium location close to the city, schools and amenities. “Buyers have also been impressed by the of allotment sizes available, which range from 300 square

metres to 1200square metres. Whether you want a low-maintenance lifestyle block or one for the growing family, there’s something for everyone at Flinders Place.” Flinders Place is an attractive new residential community located on Flinders Terrace, just a few minutes’ drive from the vibrant city centre, with its shops, cafes, utilities and community facilities. Primary and secondary schools nearby include Carlton School, Port Augusta Secondary School, School of the Air, Port Augusta Special School, Augusta Park Primary School and Port Augusta West Primary School and Caritas College. Early childhood facilities include Flinders Children’s Centre and Augusta Park Childhood Services Centre and Port Augusta West Childhood Services Centre. There is a range of recreational facilities in the area including Central Oval, Braddock Park, Keith Jones Memorial Park, Port Augusta Pony Club, soccer fields, Port Augusta Golf Course, Port Augusta Racecourse and Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden. For more information on Flinders Place visit www.

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Budget approval could see park go ahead WRITTEN BY MILLIE THOMAS


ending budget approval, the Andamooka Caravan Park could go ahead in a reduced form this year.

Andamooka Progress Opal Miners’ Association member Rob Hancock said the project has been presented to the Andamooka Town Management Committee to help with funding the park. APOMA is proposing to use $20,000 from the 2014/15 financial year budget, and $20,000 from grants funding to establish an ablution block and prepare the ground to create appropriate camping sites. “In the meantime we’ve bought 300 tonnes of road base which we’ve got dumped out there and APOMA’s looking at getting a couple of sites organised just to see what sorts of costs are involved,” Mr Hancock explained. “We’re going to have to shoot some levels and do some ground work. (It is proposed) the ATMC will be doing the planning, but we’re going to be spotting doing a couple of sites – packed dirt so we can go ahead with our planning a bit further.” Mr Hancock said the project will give preference first to local tenders when released. “Everything that goes out will always go out for consultation or local tender and locals will always get the preference. “We’re aiming to have an ablution block and a couple sites up fairly quickly, that’s the aim.” The park was previously going to be developed by a private investor – who pledged to spend $6 million is a colossal upgrade and development – but the project was waylaid by investment and Government approvals. The project – which is now bein undertaken by APOMA – will see the park go ahead following budget approval, but on a downscaled size including the ablution block and unpowered camp sites.

APOMA member Staffy, with ATMC and APOMA members Rob Hancock and Brenton Musolino at the Caravan Park proposed site mid last year.

OCA business plan and budget released


draft 2014-15 business plan and budget for the Outback Communities Authority (OCA) the governing body of unincorporated areas of South Australia – has been released for consultation until May 31 this year.

The OCA – which helps govern and liaise with the Andamooka community, along with local entities Andamooka Town Management Committee and the Andamooka Progress Opal Miners’ Association have focussed largely on opening avenues of communication in the plan. The plan proposes to introduce an online portal ‘oneOutback’ as the primary means for community feedback and communication. It also plans to utilise more online communication tools to effectively keep in touch with the 17 communities under its banner. The methods of communication are to fall in line with the OCA’s ‘Community Engagement – Our Community’ policy, and to continue to engage the community on significant issues that affect the outback. Andamooka and Iron Knob’s community contribution scheme for 2014-15 is also set to be released for community consultation. The plan stated the OCA will work with peak bodies of both communities (namely both progress associations) to determine if the towns’ want to continue with the

scheme. The scheme is a ‘user-pay’ operation specific to each community to help fund local services and projects deemed necessary by residents. Should the scheme be approved by both communities as a go ahead for the upcoming financial year, the OCA has pledged to undertake an ‘independent thorough consultation processes with both communities’. The outcome of the OCA’s consultation process will be documented in the OCA’s 2014-15 Business Plan and Budget document, once finalised. The plan also stated, ‘Revenue received as a result of the Andamooka and Iron Knob CCS is managed by the OCA for the delivery of municipal services and community projects in Andamooka and Iron Knob and is not included in the State Government’s budget allocation for the OCA. ‘The budget below does not include anticipated CCS revenue.’ The draft business plan, budget and feedback forms are accessible at au A hard copy can be obtained by contacting the OCA on 1800 640 542 or by emailing Submissions can be sent to the OCA at PO Box 2353, Port Augusta SA 5700 or by emailling by close of business Friday, May 23 2014. BY MILLIE THOMAS

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ANZAC Day celebrations An ANZAC Day service will be held in Andamooka at the town park at 9am on Friday, April 25. It will be followed by a morning tea, supplied by the Hospital Auxiliary at the Andamooka Town Hall. Page 8 -- Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Adam and Helena Hambleton at the Club last week.

Courtney, Mia, Makayla and Hayley at the Club last week.

Aja, Jelena and Kaylee at The Club last week.

Daneil Cherin, Rachel Swain and Luke Hoskin at The Club last week.

Ilonah Wray, Courtney Yeates and Penny Colley at The Club last week. Nikki-Sue Brecker and Chris James held their farewell at The Club last week. The couple is moving to Singapore with BHP Billiton.

Katherine Folland and Luke Gersch celebrated their engagement at The Club last week.

Nives Dal Grande, Nev Toogood, and George Holland at the Club last week.

Kylie Hicks, Chrissy Madeley, Stacey Lodge and Kat Folland at the Club last week.

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Alessandra and Darren Peters placing silent bids at the Team Harrison auction.

Skye, Riccard and Chet enjoy making hot cross buns at Pie R Squared.

Lilly and Summer enjoying the Andamooka Talent Show.

Harry’s mate Rein Geraghty hosting the Team Harrison fundraiser event.

Riccard icing the hot cross buns on the last day of term at Pie R Squared.

Chris Jones and Rebecca Gardner at the Team Harrison fundraiser. Caleb with his keyboard - one of his many talents - at the Andamooka Talent Show.

‘Warrior Girls’ - Tori, Ruby and Chloe at the Andamooka Talent Show.

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OUT Alice, 7 and Lily, 5, at the recent Easter Holiday program at the library.

Amy, 11, Kate, 9 and Rachael, 6, enjoyed the Easter school holiday program at the library.

Fantastic Easter creations were made at the library as part of school holiday festivities last week.

Jocelyn, 7 made a colourful piece at the easter school holiday program

Keiran, 4 with his beautiful Easter artwork.

Sarah, 10 with her many creations at the Easter school holiday program.

Hamish, 2, was getting ready for Easter last week.

Garnet and Cherubim at the library last week.

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Reseanne, 2 and Sheila at the school holiday program at the library last week.

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Roxby Council Sport and recreation review commences O n Wednesday, April 9, 2014 the inaugural Sport and Recreation Steering Committee meeting was held in the Roxby Downs Community Library.

The meeting was attended by representatives from local sport and recreation groups, who had already expressed an interest to shape the future of Sport and Recreation in Roxby Downs, as well as members of Roxby Council’s Review Team who have a role to coordinate an overall strategic outcome for Sport and Recreation in Roxby Downs. Review Team Member Wayne Coonan discussed the Sport and Recreation Review presentation, which was previously given at a stakeholder meeting on March 11 by Council Administrator Bill Boehm, Brian Cunningham and Wayne Coonan. The meeting reflected on the issues surrounding sport and recreation in Roxby Downs, such as participation rates, management and administration

and facilities. The steering committee worked together on draft survey questions, which will be presented shortly to the wider sport and recreation community for feedback. The review team aims to use the survey to develop a baseline understanding of the current issues relating to Sport and Recreation in Roxby Downs. In early May, Mr Coonan will be working with Tony Weir, Operations Manager at the Leisure Centre, to engage sporting clubs and groups to discuss survey questions. A number of meetings of the steering group are planned to assist the review team in their discussions with individual sporting groups over the next 12 to 18 months. Participation and feedback has so far been extremely positive. If you have an interest in, or are a representative of a Roxby Downs Sport and Recreation Steering Group please contact Tony Weir of Roxby Leisure on 8671 0500.

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ANZAC Day Closure The Library will be closed on Friday, April 25 and re-open on Saturday, April 26 at 9.30am. We apologise for any inconvenience.


arch 2014 Quarterly Water and Power Accounts have been issued and are due for payment by Friday, May 16 2014

New time slot for Toddler Story Time on Thursdays


oddler Story Time is a very popular partnership between the Roxby Downs Community Library and the Roxby Downs Health Service.

In Term 2, the Thursday session will be held in the mornings at 10.30am in the library, and the Tuesday session will continue to be held at 9.30am. Please contact the library on 8671 0500 if you have any questions.

COUNCIL OFFICE Opening hours 9 am to 5 pm weekdays Telephone 8671 0010 • Fax 8671 0452 Email: After hours emergency Mobile 0418 892 870 Web Page 12 -- Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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LIBRARY Opening hours 9 am to 5 pm MondayWednesdays, Fridays 9:30am to 5pm Thursdays 9.30 am to 12 noon Saturdays Telephone 8671 0500 Email: Library membership is free. Wide range of resources are available including books, DVDs, magazines and internet facilities. Toddler Story Time 2 pm Thursday.



Opal Road Landfill Opening hours 1 pm to 6 pm every day Disposal of household rubbish is FREE Levies apply for businesses Recycling can be taken either to the Opal Landfill or BSH Waste Solutions on Gosse Street All enquiries: 8671 1154

Opening hours Monday to Friday 9 am to 4.30 pm Council provides transport services including: • Vehicle registration • Boat registrations • Licensing transactions • Learner written theory tests (test to begin before 4 pm) All enquiries 131 084.

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here is no denying we live in a digital world and Roxby Downs residents and business people are right in the middle of the digital native generation. The Roxby Business Forum has organised a workshop to help us understand what social media is and how it can be used, both in our everyday lives but also to help businesses grow and promote themselves.

to come to Roxby next month. She will be running two workshops over two days (Tuesday and Wednesday, May 6 and 7), so there is a choice to attend a session that suits you best. The workshops are aimed at members of the business community, as well as individuals who would like to learn more about social media. The workshop will cover the more estab-


ARTS and CULTURE FORUM Rachel Young 0428 671 000 TBC

BUSINESS FORUM Laura Trotta 0412 734 964 Tuesday, May 13 @ 6.15pm Council Boardroom.

SPORTS and REC FORUM Michelle Hales 0418 833 818 TBC

COMMUNITY GARDEN Patrik Ibele (08) 8671 0168 TBC

The workshop will cover the more established platforms, such as Facebook, The forum has engaged one of the best social media experts to share her knowledge with us, Michelle Prak, better known as ‘Prakky’,

lished platforms, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter feeds, but also newer web tools like Pinterest, Instagram and Vine!

If you would like to join a forum and would like more information please contact the following people. New members are always welcome.

Having worked in communications for over 20 years, Prakky realised she had found her passion in social media, and is now a leading consultant to some of South Australia’s largest organisations; helping them plan their social media strategies and train their staff. She can also be heard regularly on ABC Radio 891 and is often inter-

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ENVIRONMENT FORUM Angela Neyland 0448 168 167

Thursday, May 1 @ 7pm Council Boardroom


viewed as a social media expert. The Business Forum Executive Steering Committee (BFESC), which is supporting this event. is delighted to have her visit Roxby Downs, and would like to extend their invitation to anyone interested in learning more about using social media. Come along to one of the workshops and listen to Prakky as she gives us the red hot tips on navigating through the Twitterverse!

Michelle Hales 0418 833 818 Thursday, May 8 @ 5.30pm Council Boardroom

MULTICULTURAL FORUM Sasha Yantewo (08) 8671 0010 Wednesday, May 21 @ 6pm Council Boardroom

WOMEN’S NETWORK Lisa Hewerdine (08) 8671 0010 Wednesday, May 21 @ 6pm Dunes Cafe

CONTACTING THE BOARD For further information, advice or general questions please contact: Michelle Hales, Executive Officer Roxby Downs Community Board Inc. PO Box 85 Roxby Downs SA 5725 Mobile: 0418 833 818 Email:

Tickets for sale at the Visitor Information Centre. Limited Places. Includes catering - light supper for evening or morning tea for the AM session.

Michelle, better known as ‘Prakky’, is a recognised leader in social media trends. She’ll tell us what’s in, what you should be using for your business, what you need to know about using it, what’s free and what works!

WHO’S ON THE BOARD Teresa Malcolm • Nidya Iwan Michelle Davis • George Giakoumis Vicki Mason • Gaylene Crane Mary Lewis • Brett McNeil • Bill Boehm • Chris Gibson


Saturday 10th may, 2014 Roxby Downs Auditorium Doors open at 7pm for refreshments Show begins at 7.30pm Tickets $30 Adults, $10 under 18 years available at the Visitor Information Centre

Board meetings are held on the last Monday of the month. Members of the public are welcome to attend and observe. If you would like to make a presentation or raise an issue, please contact the Executive Officer on 0418 833 818 so that you can be included on the agenda. Confidential discussions with the Board can be arranged if required.

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Continue OR Close? The remaining committee would like to request people interested in Remote Control models and revitalising the club to SMS your name and â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m interested!â&#x20AC;? to the secretary by the Fri 2nd May 14. On Tues 3rd June 2014 we will hold either an AGM or club wrap up meeting. :HKRSHWRUHYLWDOLVHWKHFOXEZLWKVXIĂ&#x20AC;FLHQWinterest and energy from fresh people, kids, parents and of course remote control models â&#x20AC;&#x201C; this time with planes and helicopters included!


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Remote car club considers disbanding T he Roxby Downs Remote Control Car Club may be disbanded unless more locals express their interest in joining.

Local club secretary Dwight Cheesman said the club was calling for new members to express their interest after losing people due to the town population movement in recent years. “We lost a number of key members including our best promoters,” Mr Cheesman told The Monitor last week. “This has left a small group of people from in and around Roxby Downs’ areas that like and are interested in RC (remote control) car racing/driving but are unable to run races with insufficient interested numbers,” he said. The club was also interested in introducing model planes and helicopters to the group and now looking for anyone interested in racing, driving and flying. “We cater for all classes, ages and experience levels, male or female from age four to 60 plus.” “You didn’t have to be seriously competitive, have an expensive model or drive like a pro to be part of our club,” he said. “It is a social club also in a young family environment where families

can come out and support their kids in a racing alternative from go karts or motocross. “Even the mums and dads are encouraged to participate.” The club aims to meet typically twice a month – once for a test and tune, and once for one racing. ”Our off road track is out at the dirt circuit racing complex on the small hill at the back of the dirt circuit and go kart tracks. “On the social side, we usually have a BBQ for lunch including cold drinks of which the proceeds from this help with club development,” Mr Cheesman said The off road track is 265 metres long, approximately three metres wide and with a main straight length of 78 metres. “The 1/8 buggies clock speeds of up to 60 kilometres per hour (plus) on the main straight. The tightest race line is 222 metres, with ‘S’ curves, single, double and triple jumps, eight right hand bends and nine left hand bends. “The major corners are bermed and current best recorded lap times are in the order of 38 to 40 seconds,” he said. “The track surface is a mixture of find crusher dust, clay and carpet on the hard wearing areas like jumps, which makes for some great

Trish Hendry teeing off recently.

fun.” “The critical part of any RC club is our 20 foot container providing drivers with a stand overlooking the track. “Remote control car drivers in town also practice occasionally at Mitre 10 car park on some Sunday afternoons at 3pm approximately – listen for us,” Mr Cheesman said. “You can drive in our club with toy remote control cars starting from $100, except they tend to break easily. We recommend starting at the entry level 1/10 class Electric Remote Control car for $220 approx (i.e. HSP electric). This will get you or your kids racing on the track,” he said. “Like all remote control cars, upgrades are available so you or your kids can get to learn the basic workings of a car. “High end RC cars you can sink four figure sums into, however our club prefers the more social side of racing over the pro side of racing. A good quality nitro 1/8 car kit will set you back $1200 approx. “The difference between a toy RC car and an entry level RC car is you can get parts for the later on the internet usually within a couple of days. “All parts are ordered over the internet and arrive through either courier or Australia Post – parts cost anywhere from $4 through to $20 on the high end cars. Big parts

The location of the go-kart track near Roxby Downs. can cost up to 50 per cent of the car cost, but if this happens it is usually better to buy a new car. Individual membership for the Roxby Downs Remote Control Car Club is $50. A family membership is only $90, which goes towards improving the club infrastructure. Racing is currently free. “Newcomers get a race meeting for free and can come and just practice between races if they like, but look out, it’s addictive.” Mr Cheesman said “The club is always looking for

assistance (machinery) for track maintenance,” he said. “Can you help?” To find out what members are doing go to the Roxby Downs Remote Control Car Club Facebook site and to express you interest in joining please text Mr Cheesman on 0408 092 756 before Friday, May 3. Depending on the response the club will hold either an AGM or club wrap up meeting on Tuesday, June 3.

Winners are grinners: Competitors from the Roxby Downs Swim Club at a carnival in Port Pirie on March 15. Outstanding achievements include Emily Miller - two silver and one bronze medal, Edward Hattingh one silver medal, Alyssa Parker - two gold, one silver and one bronze medal and Alana Dubowik with four gold and one bronze medal.

Mel Condon showing her perfect form.

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Hornridge v Roxby Districts from 7pm at Roxby Oval


Co Opera Madama Butterfly - 10th May Adults $30 Children $10 Road Trip Comedy Show May 28 Belle Shakespeare June 11

Phone 8671 0500

Operating hours for ANZAC Day: Cafe 10am – 2pm Kiosk 10am – 5pm Gym 10am – 4pm Indoor Pool 12pm – 5pm

BHP Mine Tour Thursday 24th April at 8.45am. Bookings essential!

Gym Hours 6am to 12 midday (Closed in between 12-2pm) 2pm to 9pm Weekends 8am to 4pm Public Holidays 10am to 4pm TICKETS

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Please be reminded that the Leisure Centre can only be entered through the Visitor Information Centre entrance or alternatively the rear car park entrance until further notice.



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The Roxby Downs & Andamooka RSL Sub Branch welcome all in helping us commemorate the supreme sacrifice made by those who have fallen while serving their country while paying tribute to serving personnel here in Australia and overseas. It is also a day to acknowledge our Veterans and the Families who are left to bear the grief of loss of Cobbers and Kin.

6:00 AM DAWN SERVICE (Richardson Place)

GUNFIRE BREAKFAST & AUCTION (after the Bowls Club all welcome)

10:30 AM ON PARADE ( Flag bearers and participants of the Anzac day March assemble in the Community Club car park Richardson Place entrance )

10:45 AM ANZAC DAY MARCH (We encourage all serving and ex military personal including next of kin, and those who wish to honor our fallen to participate in the Anzac Day March)

11:00 AM MEMORIAL SERVICE ( Richardson Place )


For further information please contact Jack McGuire on 0434 222 321

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