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Roleystone Community Youth Workers Joyce Arnott Mob: 0408 956 559 or Stuart Hight Email: youth@roleycommunitychurch.org Roleystone Badminton Trudie 9397 6920 Roley Hall Tue 9.15-11am Wed 7.30-9.30pm Roleystone Girls’ Brigade Yvonne Waddell 9397 5153 Roleystone Girl Guides 4.30pm For girls 7-up Roxy Devlin 0412 657 166 RK Snr Cricket Club Graham Fuller (Pres) 0400 195 061, email: info@ roleystonekarragullencc.com.au, web: roleystonekarragullencc.com.au RK Jnr Cricket Club Tim Clarke (Pres & Sec) 9397 7313, Mike Cirillo (Treas & Reg) 9397 7604, 0448 878 257, Alan Smit 0410 924 502 (in2CRICKET co-ordinator) www.rkjcc.org Roleystone Jnr Football Club Adam Hancock (Pres) 0429 353 019, Connie Saffioti (Reg) 9397 5191 www.rjfc.org.au Roleystone Snr Football Club Matthew Walkley (Pres) 0430 509 441, Lisa Casotti (Sec) 0400 980 116 www.roleystonessfc.org.au Roleystone Gymnastics Nicole Smith (Admin) 9496 1484 Email: roleystonegymnastics@hotmail.com, www.roleystonegymnastics.myclub.org.au Roleystone Womens Hockey Sue 9398 7426 Helen 9397 5939, 0438 923 477 Roleystone Tee-Ball & Baseball Club Inc. Sandy Johnson (Pres) 0419 875 277, Tanya Taylor (Reg) 0409 112 373 Organic Growers Assoc. meets 2nd Wednesday of the month Lisa 9399 2312 Roleystone Redback’s Little Athletics Club Boys & Girls U5-U17’s Train Mon & Wed 4.30pm - 5.30pm at RCC, Julie Jackson (Sec) 9496 0559 Roleystone Community Church 1 Croyden Rd Roleystone Minister David Bardsley Wk: 9397 5955 Hm: 9397 9303 Roleystone Schools P&C Amy Boughton (Sec) 9397 5559 1st Roleystone Scout Grp Karragullen Hall, Neil Munslow-Davies 9496 1998, Mark Thompson 9397 9185 St Christopher’s Anglican Church 9293 8273 Vishrant Buddhist Society weekly buddhist teaching meetings, for more info contact Dakini Williams 0438 831 883, email: dakini@vishrant.org or visit www.vishrant.org Community Garden Forum & Men’s Shed For more info call Chris Johnston 6396 0756 Child Health Nurse Thurs & Fri by appointment 9397 5813 Kalamunda District Bridge Club Weekly Day & Evening Sessions, Garth Scotford 9296 1497, kdbclub@bigpond.com Alcoholics Anonymous Meet every Sat at 7pm 9325 3566 Australian Sewing Guild Southern Hills Neighbourhood Grp meet 2nd Sun of the mth, Karen Anderson 9354 7806 Patchwork Quilting Friendship Days Lyn 9397 5207 The Rivercare Group Pat Hart 9496 1634 Armadale-Kelmscott Swimming Club info@akswimclub.org.au, Patty Blackwell (Pres) 9497 8197 (8am - 8pm) The House of Bamboo Carol 9397 7679 City of Armadale - Roleystone Ward Councillors Caroline Wielinga 0488 900 307, Cr.CWielinga@armadale.wa.gov.au, Grant Nixon 0418 449 611, grandem@iinet.net.au Roleystone Netball Club Vanessa Mason (President) 0437 779 927, Diane Bunten (Secretary) 0404 012 462 and Sharlene Warnes (Registrar) 9496 0452 Roleystone & Districts Basketball Registration open for all ages from 5.7.13. For Enquiries please contact Chris Webb 0414 166 401, Kirk Allnutt 0423 433 449 Darling Range Wildlife Shelter Hayward Rd Martin 9394 0885 Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre 9291 3900 Kanyana provides advice & assistance 24hrs a day, 7 days a week DEC’s Department of Environment and Conservation WildCare Hotline 9474 9055. WildCare hotline operates 24hrs a day, 7 days a week, diverting to after hrs numbers at nights & weekends, to provide immediate assistance Art Classes RNFC Mon-Tues & Thur 9496 1115 www.roleyfamilycentre.com.au Landscape Painting Tues 6.30-9.30pm Ian 9496 0034 Roleystone Lawn Bowls Gerry Chapman (Pres) 9397 5730 ISADD Intervention Services for Autism & Dev Delay Darryl Cooper 9397 5970 Kelm History Grp Congregational Church Rundle St Kelm Colleen 9495 4963 National Seniors Armadale Branch meet on the 1st Thurs of the mth RSL Hall Commerce Ave Armadale 10-12noon. Lots of interesting speakers all old & new members welcome.Ph: 9397 5880, 9390 2230 Hants & Dorset Social Club Iris Milton 9397 5449 Cat Sterilisation Society 9397 5062 9-4pm Mon-Wed Parents Without Partners Foothills Branch, Weekly Activities organised, Greg 0402 252 230, Marylena 0422 108 711 Bushfire Ready Groups Bedfordale-Ian Thompson 9399 3006, Kelmscott Hills-Peter Jago 0439 997 373, Roleystone-Chris Cairns 0417 983 019, Robert Littmann 0427 977 190, Craig Popperwell 0438 904 485 Black Cockatoo Preservation Society Wildlife Assistance call Louise Hopper 9390 2288 or email: louise@kaarakin.com Armadale Reptile Centre 308 South Western Hwy Wungong Ph: 9399 6927 Unplugged Acoustic Folk Roots & Blues Mel Young 9399 8493 Roleystone Child Health Centre 19 Wygonda Rd Thurs 11.30-12.30pm Ph: 9397 5813

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YOUR Region. YOUR Magazine. YOUR Valley Reporter. Who would have thought we’d have bats living within the City of Armadale? A dedicated group of volunteers belonging the Bungendore Park Group have recently been catching, releasing and monitoring microbats that are inhibiting Bungendore Park. Want to know more? Then turn to page 3 for further information. The Roleystone Tee-Ball and Baseball Club have broken club records once again! Their two State Championship teams recently wrapped up their season by winning the title of State Champions in each of their divisions. Read the full story, along with some submitted photographs from their Wind Up and Presentation Day, on pages 12 and 13. Turn to page 20 to see if there maybe another Adam Scott or Tiger Woods in the making!

Want to try something completely different and help raise some much needed funds for the Grimes Family? Then why not be a part of the Bogan Bingo event, to be held on Saturday 12th April, at the Roleystone Hall (cnr Jarrah and Wygonda Roads) Roleystone. It’s bound to be a lot of laughs, and hopefully with a few wins along the way. Go to page 23 for ticket booking details. There are many community events and fundraising functions happening within our community, so please make sure you mark them down on your calendar. A whopping 90 stalls holders attended our recent Roleystone Twilight Markets and Concert in the Park event. Congratulations once again to the market committee, who put in so much time and effort into

organising such events. The Valley Reporter managed to capture some colourful photographs to fill up page 27. There are businesses and community events, both new and old, which The Valley Reporter would like to welcome. Please show your support by shopping smart and shopping local at Grasstree Makeovers, Grimes Fundraiser Bogan Bingo, Healthy Homes Eco Cleaning, JD Repairs & Restorations, Just Skips, Old Macdonald’s Traveling Farms, Perth Structural Integration, Quarry Fitness, Roleystone Firewood, WA Police Legacy Fundraiser, Vintage Automobile - Hauling the Great Southern, Gosnells Neighbourhood Watch and Zia’s Ristorante. Fiona Newland, Editor and Publisher.

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Bungendore Park Group recently undertook their fifth catch and release monitoring of microbat species, and were fortunate to trap eight microbats, their best effort so far. Echo-location sonograms and trapping have given them a very good picture of the 9 species of microbats inhabiting Bungendore Park. A really great pamphlet “Bats of Bungendore Park”, which has great written information and outstanding drawings of all these various species, is available from the Roleystone Family Centre or City of Armadale Environmental Officers. Pat Hart – Photograph courtesy of K. Sarti.

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and Bromeliad plants. Ways of reducing the chance of mosquito breeding in these areas includes buying meshing, cowls and covers, filling drip trays with sand, and drilling holes for drainage in tyres. There are of course many other areas mosquitoes can breed in, and it really is up to everyone to be aware, and act accordingly for your family and pet’s health. It was interesting to hear an attendee at the presentation say that her cat had died through a mosquitoborne disease, and that Murdoch Vets advised they had a number of cats die from similar mosquitorelated disease. A really interesting component of the presentation was lead by SERCUL scientist Rose Weerasinghe, who has undertaken considerable National and International research on the use of biological controls. We were advised of the benefits of biological controls that could be used as part of the coordinated approach to this major issue in WA. Numerous pilot projects have been successfully run in Queensland, and one is currently underway in South Australia using copepods; very tiny crustaceans that live in freshwater and eat mosquito larvae. SERCUL is very keen to pursue this area, and is working with a number of partners to further the opportunities for biological control to be identified as a component of mosquito control in WA. I will give further information To all our loyal advertisers, employees, supporters on this very interesting and and readers, it’s business as usual! exciting opportunity in the next issue of The Valley Reporter. Pat Hart.

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I recently attended a presentation on mosquitoes given by SERCUL, the Department of Health, and the City of Canning. I thought I knew a fair bit about mosquitoes, but it turns out that there is a lot I was not aware of. While there are almost a hundred species of mosquitoes in WA, in the metro area, we have four species. One that breeds in the salt marshes of the wetlands in the Canning River Regional Park, and around the Heirisson Island - Burswood Peninsular area, two that breed in freshwater like backyards and drains, and the one species that makes that annoying buzzing noise when you sleep (but doesn’t bite). It is the female mosquito in the three other species that bites, as she requires the blood to develop the eggs. When they talk about mosquito population numbers, which can breed up in the salt marshes, it is in the trillions. Mosquito control programs by local governments can take out up to 80% of these, depending on the seasonal conditions. The last 2 years, we were advised, had been reasonably good in regards to lower numbers. This was mainly due to the La Nina weather pattern, which influences rainfall and tides. Individual households play a major role in the breeding of mosquitoes, due to availability of standing water. In the summer it only takes seven to ten days for a mosquito to go from egg to flying, whereas it may take several weeks in colder months. Mosquitoes can lay their eggs in standing water, which then evaporates, but the eggs are still able to continue their life cycles weeks later, when water re-enters that site. You may not have thought about it, but there are some areas around your property which are good breeding grounds for mosquitoes, such as pot plant drip trays, rainwater tanks which don’t have insectproof mesh, vent pipes on septic tank systems which do not have mosquito proof cowls, gaps in septic tank lids and leach drains that are not completely covered, old tyres, boats, canoes and dinghies,

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Many of us have experienced the discomfort of fungal infections, so I would like to consider four common conditions, as well their treatments and methods of prevention. Oral thrush can affect all ages. Candida albicans is the usual cause, but it can also occur by way of more resistant fungi, such as C. glabrata or C. krusei. Those most at risk of developing oral thrush include now born infants, asthmatics (using inhaled preventer medication), those who are immune-suppressed, or on prolonged antibiotic courses. People with dentures can also be at risk. Oral thrush presents itself as a sore mouth, with white patches on the tongue and inside of the cheeks. Removal of the white plaque reveals a raw reddened surface, which may bleed. It can be treated with topical antifungal drops or gel, which can be obtained directly from the pharmacist. Success is greater when treatment is done as follows: • Four times a day; • Medicine is wiped around the inside of the mouth; • Medicine is held in the mouth for as long as possible, before swallowing; • Given to both mother and child, particularly if they are breast-fed babies. Tinea and Ringworm are two common fungal infections, which are caused by dermatophyte fungi, and are widespread throughout our community. They can be caught from animals, our soil or other people. Tinea infections can occur anywhere on the body, but are most

commonly found in warm moist areas such as between the toes, groin area or under the breasts. Tinea presents itself as an inflamed moist, intensely itchy area of skin, which may also appear white and macerated between toes. When these infections occur in nails, the nails become thickened and discolored, and can be accompanied by patchy hair loss. Ringworm presents itself as a circular inflamed lesion on the skin surface. The ring is often raised with tiny nodules on it, whilst the inside is often scaly and white. Treatment for simple tinea and ringworm includes the use of antifungal creams, lotions, or powders. All must be applied once or twice daily, and should be used for up to 7 days after symptoms have resolved, to ensure that the fungi spores are killed and re-infection does not occur. Nail and scalp infections are often better treated with oral anti-fungal agents, as prescribed by doctors. Pityriasis Versicolor, also known as tinea versicolor, tends to occur over the trunk, neck and shoulders, appearing as pale irregular patches on tanned and dark skinned people, or as darker patches on those who are fair skinned. Treatment is best achieved by the application of topical anti-fungal shampoo preparations. These should be applied either daily, or three days every month over a 4 month period, depending on the product used. These infections tend to be persistent, so long term treatment is often required. If in doubt about what type of fungal infection you need to treat, just ask your friendly pharmacist.

The Bendigo Bank Morning Tea for Seniors was held at the Roleystone Karragullen Seniors Club on Friday the 7th of March. It was attended by local residents of Hillendale and Roleystone. Thanks to the staff from Bendigo Bank for a most enjoyable morning. Photographs courtesy of Marjorie Vincenti.


“Who Else Wants A Great Haircut?” The World’s Greatest Restaurant Festival Makes Debut in Perth

MAIN: Roley’s Sausage Trio; Apricot Chicken on saffron mash and tomato chutney, Apple Cider Pork on sweet potato mash and pear and date chutney, Boarwurst on potato, leek and dijon mash with onion jam. All topped with thyme fried onion rings. DESSERT: Crisp Banana Pastries; Caramalised banana with creamy custard wrapped in filo and topped with chocolate sauce and crushed hazelnuts.

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Perth has been chosen to join the global circuit and play host to the highly acclaimed Taste Festival from 2nd to 4th May 2014 at Langley Park. Taste of Perth will bring together the latest, greatest and hottest of Perth’s restaurant scene all in one central location. The inaugural three-day festival represents the first food festival of its kind to hit Perth’s shores, celebrating Perth’s evolving culinary scene. Much more than a food sampling event, Taste of Perth is a new and exciting food experience that features specially created menus and exclusive opportunities with the city’s most acclaimed chefs. Restaurants on the line up include: Nobu, Greenhouse, Silks, Print Hall, Lalla Rookh, Bistro Guillaume, El Publico with more to be announced soon. In addition, there will be an array of shopping from artisan producers, live cooking demonstrations, interactive cooking classes, expert wine tastings and live entertainment. Taste of Perth is the must attend event on Perth’s foodie and social scene. Add even more sparkle to your Taste of Perth experience with a VIP ticket, the ultimate pass to enjoy Perth’s premier restaurant festival. Not only will you get to experience the amazing line up of restaurants, chefs, producers and attractions, but you will enjoy VIP luxuries to make your Taste of Perth experience unforgettable. Taste of Perth is supported by the City of Perth and is the finale of Eat Drink Perth. Ref: www.tasteofperth.com.au.


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What a great start to 2014 for Girls on the Porch! We are so proud and humbled to announce that we have been awarded a Patron’s Award from the National Breast Cancer Foundation for “Commitment to the Cause”. In February, Melissa and I had the privilege of attending the event in Sydney, where we were delighted to receive the award from Sarah Murdoch, the Patron of the NBCF. The event was held at David on 7, a beautiful venue within the David Jones department store. We were able to meet other community fundraisers from all over the country, the amazing researchers who painstakingly work trying to find a cure, and the outstanding staff of the National Breast Cancer Foundation, who we deal with and who are always on hand when needed. During our stay in Sydney, we were honoured to do a presentation to the staff of the NBCF, letting them all know about Girls on the Porch, such as how we started, how far we have come, all about our amazingly generous donators without whom we would not be able to raise the funds we do, and about our loyal supporters who attend our event each year. This is a great opportunity to let you know that we have already started the process for our event this year! We are pleased to announce that the date of our event will

be Sunday the 19th of October 2014. We will be holding a luncheon at the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges. We had such positive feedback from people who attended in 2013, that we are looking forward to holding the event in Fremantle again. Make sure to hold the date in your calendar! This annual event is the highlight on our fundraising calendar. More details will be released in due course. Should you like any further information, or would like to donate to Girls on the Porch, please call Wendy Scott on 0417 983 695, or Melissa Addison-Edgar on 0422 352 187.

City of Armadale is looking to invest in community organisations The City of Armadale is inviting applications from community organisations seeking funds for programs which benefit the local community. Annually the City contributes more than $150,000 towards community focused initiatives which service Armadale residents. The City welcomes applications from a variety of non-profit organisations including community service providers and groups associated with community welfare, education, arts and culture, youth, seniors, children and families, sporting, and other community building activities. In previous years funding has assisted organisations to provide community services, coordinate programs and purchase new equipment. The provision of funding from the City encourages local groups and organisations to continue to provide invaluable opportunities for the Armadale community. There are two categories which a community organisation may apply for: Annual Contributions – up to $25,000 (applications will be closed by the time this issue goes to print) Community Grants – up to $1,000 Applications will be received from 7 April until 2 May 2014. To find out which category of financial assistance would be most suitable for your organisation contact Community Development on 9399 0642. For guidelines and application forms visit www.armadale.wa.gov.au.


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January and February 2014 sales similar to November and December 2013. Strong rebound in lower priced markets.

The 2014 outlook currently is:

- Perth sales volumes will continue at long term averages with possible interest rate rises in late 2014. - Stronger trade up activity. - First Home Buyers will remain robust. Overall, the market has identified strong opportunities for trade-up options, with buyers happily buying above the median price bracket and will continue to do so throughout 2014.

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For further Real Estate news updates, contact Fraser Williams 0439 092 248. The information contained within this correspondence is the opinion only of Roleystone Real Estate, and its representatives and may not be true and correct. All parties to which this correspondence is intended for should exercise their own due diligence as to the accuracy of the information provided. Roleystone Real Estate, its directors, employees, associates and insurers will take absolutely no responsibility for any actions arising from any parties acting on this information contained within.

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Several members of St Christopher’s Anglican Church in Roleystone cooked pancakes on Shrove Tuesday at the Roleystone Shopping Centre, and gave them to the people passing by. The pancakes were free, but any donations given were for the Mundaring Bushfire Appeal, and thanks to the generosity of Roleystone shoppers, we raised $780. It is possible that Coles may match this figure, which would be wonderful to see.


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Dreaming of a new car or overseas holiday? Are you ready for home improvements or going back to study? The ‘I Want’ Personal Loan from Bendigo Bank is loaded with benefits and tailored to suit your needs. Applying is fast, simple and no fuss. If you know what you want, but need help to get it: Drop into your nearest branch at Roleystone Shopping Centre, Roleystone or phone 9397 7466. Terms, conditions, fees and charges apply. All loans subject to the bank’s normal lending criteria. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited ABN 11 068 049 178 AFSL/Australian Credit Licence 237879. PL9 (200195_v1) (12/11/2013)

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Simply Sinatra – Simply Outstanding Let yourself be swooned and crooned by the legendary music of Ol’ Blue Eyes when outstanding performer Tom Burlinson and his band perform ‘Simply Sinatra – the Music of the Man’ at the Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre on Saturday 10 May 2014 at 8pm. Australian star of screen and stage, Tom Burlinson, hits the Kalamunda stage in this magical musical production, an intimate yet swinging celebration of the music and career of Frank Sinatra. CEO Rhonda Hardy said, “Don’t miss this special performance from one of Australia’s most popular entertainers -- up close in the intimate surrounds of the Kalamunda stage.” “’Simply Sinatra’ has been delighting audiences around the country, so be sure to book early to avoid missing out,” she said. Accompanied by a smaller band of fine musicians, Tom sings over 20 of Sinatra’s greatest hits, and talks with considerable knowledge of some of the highlights of his extraordinary career. From ‘Come Fly with Me’, ‘All the Way’, ‘Lady is a Tramp’ and ‘You Make Me Feel So Young’ to ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’, ‘That’s Life’ and ‘New York, New York’ plus many more! Tom’s illustrious career includes acting and singing, to television host and theatrical producer. He first shot to stardom in the ‘80s when he was cast in the title role in the box office hit ‘The Man from

Snowy River’, which became one of the most successful Australian films ever made. This led to a string of starring roles in movies over the next several years. In the ‘90s, Tom revealed that as well as being an immensely talented actor, he also had an amazing singing voice. His first professional singing engagement was as the voice of the young Frank in the Warner Brothers mini-series ‘Sinatra’, produced by Tina Sinatra. 1998 saw the creation of Tom’s hugely successful live musical show ‘Frank – A Life in Song’, which played several times in the Australian state capital cities as well as in Toronto, Canada and Las Vegas, USA. This was followed by the national tour of ‘Now We’re Swingin’!’, another musical show celebrating not only Sinatra, but other stars of vocal swing such as Nat ‘King’ Cole, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jnr., Bobby Darin and Michael Buble. Tickets cost $40 for adults and $35 concession and are available from the Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre or 9257 2558 or performingarts@kalamunda. wa.gov.au; from the Zig Zag Cultural Centre on 9257 2558 or 50 Railway Road, Kalamunda; or online at www.trybooking.com. Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre is located at 48 Canning Road, Kalamunda. Ref: www.kalamunda.wa.gov.au. Published on 28 February 2014.

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Congratulations girls! We are very proud of you both, and hope you have a fantastic year of dancing at Dance Fit. Dance Fit offers jazz, tap, ballet, acrobatics, hiphop, babies dance, and boys’ hip-hop and break dancing. We have a new team of teachers on board, who would love for you to come down and try one of our classes. We have a FREE week of dancing from the 7th to the 11th of April, and we will also be taking enrolments for Term 2, which will commence on the 28th of April 2014. Please contact Megan on 0400 093 325 for more information, or find us on Facebook.

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We have had a fantastic start to the new year at Roleystone Gumnut Playgroup. With new members on our committee and new group leaders, we are looking forward to some positive outcomes to improve our Playgroup. I would like to start by thanking all of our members who have helped to sell the Cadbury chocolate eggs for our fundraiser, and a special thank you to the parents for helping sell raffle tickets at the markets. It would not have been successful without your help. We have also had a donation of a wonderful and informative story book called Farmer George’s Busy Morning. Thank you Patricia Brown for your kindness. I’m sure our children will enjoy listening and learning about farming. Our Easter Chocolate Fundraiser has a selection of chocolate eggs and several Easter Hampers being raffled off on the 11th of April. You may have seen this at our stall, run by some of our fantastic members, at the Twilight Markets. If you would like to be in the draw, or would like to buy some easter eggs and support the Roleystone Gumnut Playgroup, you can purchase your tickets and chocolates from our place of play, the Roleystone Family Centre. If you are interested in joining playgroup, come and have a chat with our friendly group leaders between 9:00am and 11:00am on weekdays, about what we offer for your children. You can also contact our President Kerry on 0439 914 011 or kerry.s.davis@ gmail.com, or our Registrar Marie at rpgregistrar@gmail.com. Claire Spry.

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particularly grateful that they don’t need to take the children and their pets along to the vet clinic. For cats and dogs, it is recommended to do a multiple vaccination, which covers five diseases in one injection. A thorough health check of the animal is done prior to the vaccination, and this is helpful in maintaining a good level of veterinary care before problems develop. Animals are

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Plaques commemorate old railway line Fifty year ago, on 23 February 1964, the last train made its journey on the railway line that ran between Fremantle and Armadale. The City of Armadale will commemorate this part of its history with the laying of a number of plaques close to where the stations, or ‘sidings’ as they were called, were originally located, along what is now Armadale Road. The original railway line between Jandakot and Armadale was formally opened by the Minister for Works, Mr James Price on 22 July 1907. The railway line transported goods and passengers and played an important part in the development of the Armadate region until the last train ran on the line. While the Fremantle to Jandakot line had been open since April 1906, the final and most important section of 17.3km long linked the Jandakot siding to Armadale. The construction took more than a year to be completed after much public controversy and fiery debate in the State’s Legislative Assembly. City of Armadale Mayor Henry Zelones said the last remnant of the track, a small railway bridge over James Drain, is still visible opposite the new Piara Waters estate. “When driving along Armadale Road in a westerly direction you can clearly see the route of the railway line on the southern side of Armadale Road. “Three commemorative plaques wilt be laid at locations close to the Pine Tree Crossing stopping place, the Forrestdale No 2 Siding and the Westfield Public Siding. “The City will also install plaques at Taylor’s Crossing, near the intersection of Taylor Road, and the other in the vicinity of the railway bridge remnant, when shared paths and road works in the area have been completed,” said Mayor Zelones. If you are interested in discovering the history of the railway line and viewing maps of where the sidings were located, visit the City’s Birtwistle Local Studies Library located in the Armadale Library, Armadale Central Shopping Centre.

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As school holidays approach in October, families may be considering spending some time away from home, which may require putting their pets into kennels or catteries for boarding. It is amazing how quickly the year passes, and how easy it is to forget to maintain the vaccination boosters which are required before a pet can be admitted to boarding facilities. Some veterinary clinics also need vaccination certificates to show that patients to be admitted to hospital have been fully vaccinated before they are accepted. Having pets vaccinated at home is an easy process, with minimal disruption to the pet’s normal routine and more convenience for the owner, especially for people who don’t drive, or have numerous pets to have vaccinated. Parents with young children are

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With a busy finale to the season, lots of accolades go to our two State Championship teams, who represented Roleystone over the long weekend and made club history. It is not the first time Roleystone has sent two teams to States competition, but it is the first time that two teams won the title of State Champions in their divisions. Sandy Johnson and her team of U12’s C Division, and Lee Miles and his team of U10’s D Division both achieved victory with five wins out of five. Both teams played convincingly in all games, which gave them all the confidence to take out the titles. Well done and congratulations to all involved in producing this wonderful outcome. Congratulations must also go to Tomas Koval and Joshua Johnson, who represented Roleystone in the TBAWA Super Squad this year. We had our AGM, wind up and presentations on Sunday the 9th of March, with a great turn out of parents and players. Many thanks go to the outgoing committee, who have done a fantastic job over the past year. Since we have quite a few members returning to the new committee next year, in addition to the few new faces joining them, it looks like we will have a great committee to lead the club to future success. We would like to welcome our new committee members, and hope you will enjoy your time with us at the table. Presentations of trophies were made to all team players at the wind up, with a special mention going to some outstanding achievers, including: PICTURED: Perpetual Trophy Award – Cassie Dempsey, Club Person for 2013/14 – Michelle London and Rip tide slip n slide.


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had their windows smashed, with a large amount of glass being left on the roadway. Significant police resources were deployed to this incident. A number of Move-On notices were issued, and a 19 year old male of Kelmscott was summonsed for Disorderly Conduct on the night. On Thursday, 14 March 2014 detectives charged a 33 year old Queens Park woman with Responsible Adult of a Child who Organised a Gathering that became an Out-of-Control Gathering and she will appear in court at a date to be advised. A 15 year old Queens Park girl was charged with Organise a Gathering that became an Out-of-Control Gathering and she will appear in court at a date to be advised.

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With almost 170 players registered this year, the Roleystone Netball Club is looking forward to the start of the club’s 38th year, with games commencing on Saturday the 3rd of May, at the Ray Owen Sports Centre in Lesmurdie. The committee has been hard at work already. A special thank you to our Property Officer, Michelle Armstrong, who has done an amazing job of finding a supplier for our new coaches bags, balls and other equipment. Also a very special thank you goes to our club registrar, Sharlene Warnes, for the long hours and hard work she put in last year and this year. Not only did she have the lengthy task of placing the girls into appropriate teams, with the assistance of our Coaches Co-ordinator, Diane Bunten, but she put in endless hours off season to get the club computerised. On top of that, she got the club’s website up and running. We thanked Sharlene at our last committee meeting and gave her a special gift (see photograph). Awesome job Sharlene! Once the teams are finalised, training should start by the 24th of March. Coaches will be in contact with their players soon. A special mention to all the older girls who have taken on the leadership role of coaching some of the younger teams. You are a credit to yourselves and your club! A special thank you also goes to our continued sponsorship from

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On Friday the 14th of February, the Year Six class from Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School in Kelmscott attended their Leadership Retreat Day, held at Lumen Christi College. During the day, the students learnt about servant leadership, a model where leadership is exhibited by helping others and shown through example. The class was split into four leadership groups, to perform different jobs around the school. The four groups were the Music, Liturgy, and Hospitality team, the Environment team, the Sports and Specials Events team, and the Library and Fellowship team. The class worked together to create a Leadership Pledge that will form the foundation for their roles as leaders in the school this year. By Ella, Gabby, Tara and Jessica.

Leadership Pledge 2014 As a Year Six leadership group, we will lead and show respect to the school community through showing faith, love and laughter. We aim to show service in our leadership, and to teach others the value of respect. We promise to be loyal to our classmates and school community. We promise to learn through God in whatever we do, and we will show others how to do the same. We also promise to share with others, and to use the responsibility that we have been given wisely. We aim to do our best at all times, and to be positive ambassadors for the Good Shepherd Catholic School Community.


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It was with great excitement that the Year Six students at Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School in Kelmscott recently received their Graduation Shirts. The students are wearing their new shirts with pride and a sense of responsibility. The motto of the school for this year is “Responsibility for own learning and actions”. The Graduating Class of 2014 is to be congratulated for having made a promising start to the school year, and for their mature modelling of responsibility to the younger students at the school.

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The latest exhibition at the Zig Zag Gallery in Kalamunda “Are We There Yet?” has been described as a load of old rubbish! But South West artist Chris Williamson doesn’t mind one bit -- because his artworks have been creatively constructed from other people’s cast offs. Influenced by 1960s British Pop and Italian Arte Povera, Chris Williamson has given the term ‘compulsive hoarder’ a new meaning. Using old newspapers from Russia, a 19th century grocer’s wrapping paper, old toy train sets, bus tickets and bits of wallpaper, Chris has skilfully combined these disparate objects into engaging paintings and small-scale sculptures. These intriguing works make up Chris’ new solo exhibition, opening at the Gallery on Friday 14 March 2014 at 6:00pm. CEO Rhonda Hardy said, “’Are We There Yet’ is a fine example of creative re-cycling and will fascinate both young and old alike. There is something for everyone in Chris’ work, which is an inspiring example of recycling and making the old ‘new again’.” “With stories of childhood, a whiff of nostalgia and one or two controversial statements, this is a show which invites us to reflect on the experiences of those whose daily remnants have been given a second life.” While making final preparations for the show Chris said, “This work is influenced by history, inspired by the texture of really old objects and offers people a tangible connection with the past”. The Exhibition runs until Sunday 6 April 2014. The Zig Zag Gallery is located at 50 Railway Road, Kalamunda. For further information contact the Zig Zag Cultural Centre on 9257 9998 or email zzcc@kalamunda.wa.gov.au. Ref: www.kalamunda.wa.gov.au. Published on 11 March 2014.

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At the end of the day it’s ‘just a herb’, but there is something mystical about the humble chilli that has captured the world’s imagination since the dawn of human history. This fascination was on show with the annual LiveLighter Araluen Chilli Festival, supported by the City of Fremantle, attracting near-record crowds to the port city’s Esplanade Reserve. The crowds also spilled out into the streets of Fremantle, bringing a healthy boost to local businesses. Australia’s largest and most successful chilli festival and arguably the world’s most popular hot food festival, saw around 100 stalls full of everything from chilli plants, condiments, sweets, foods, beverages and more, as well as roving entertainment and cooking demonstrations by local celebrity chefs. Rod Ross, General Manager of event organiser Araluen Botanical Park Foundation, said that since its introduction in the summer of 2003, Araluen’s Chilli Festival has firmly established itself as one of WA’s premier cultural events. “The Araluen Botanic Park Foundation relies on this event as an important fundraising and promotional opportunity to assist its not-for-profit cause at Araluen Botanic Park. At the same time we seek to benefit the Fremantle community. One of the initiatives we employ is to offer all-day pass outs so that visitors can also explore all that the port city offers,” Mr Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 7:00am - 6:00pm Ross said. Sat: 7:00am - 2:00pm “We are delighted to acknowledge and thank our naming rights partner, Healthway, Roleystone Auto Centre proudly supports local businesses promoting the LiveLighter message. For the health and comfort of others both this event and Araluen Botanic Park are smoke free venues.” “It’s been an ongoing success since the first one was held over ten years ago, but the move to Fremantle in 2011 has given the festival the chance to grow even more and it now attracts thousands of visitors from all over WA - this year was no exception,” he added. With the near-record crowds not only at the event, but venturing though the city’s streets, Fremantle Chamber of Commerce CEO, Tim Milsom, said the event was a big boost to the local economy. “These types of events provide a much needed boost for traders and anecdotally, many local businesses have told me that they did a roaring trade over the weekend,” Mr Milsom said. “The Fremantle Business Improvement District’s (BID) automated people counters showed significant spikes in foot traffic compared to an average weekend. The overall 23% increase in pedestrians averaged out over various locations proves that ticketed events do contribute positively to Fremantle’s local economy.” One business that felt the positive effect was local bar and restaurant, Benny’s, • Thousands of weekly specials with the venue’s owner, Ivan Dzeba, saying the chilli extravaganza brought • Locked down low prices a noticeable increase in pedestrians throughout Fremantle, including South Terrace. “It was a great couple of days and there was definitely an increase in • Freshness guarantee the amount of people in and around Freo. It was an event for the whole family Favourite brands and local seasonal produce which contributed to a great family-friendly vibe through the day and into the night,” Mr Dzeba said. Family owned and run since 1984 “People in Freo are often uncertain as to the knock-on effect of ticketed festivals and events to our local economy, but there is no doubting the positive OPEN 7 DAYS effects of this one.” Other businesses were also buoyed by the weekend’s trading, with the local Monday to Saturday 8am - 7pm grapevine in overdrive. There were reports of many businesses having bumper weekends, some the best they’d had in many years. Thursday 8am - 8pm The event was not without a few hiccups though, with some traffic management Sunday 8.30am - 7pm issues, particularly on the Friday before the event. “An event of this scale is never without a few things going wrong and Public Holidays 8.30am - 6pm Friday’s traffic snarl near the Esplanade as we set up was one of these. As event organisers we take responsibility and I apologise wholeheartedly to Go to iga.com.au for more information commuters and residents for the inconvenience and distress it caused,” Mr Ross said. “We’ve certainly learned a few things from this year that have already been 21 Jarrah Road Roleystone adjusted for next year’s event. One of these is the traffic management plan, which we’ve worked through with the City of Fremantle for next year. I’d like Phone: 9397 5549 to thank the City for their assistance in quickly resolving Friday’s problem and for their involvement in formulating next year’s plan. I’m very confident the 2015 event will be just as big a success as this year, minus the traffic How the Roleystone locals like it issues.” Like to learn more? Simply phone 9496 1171 or visit the website and its dedicated Chilli Festival page – www.araluenbotanicpark.com.au.

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Positive Ageing Sessions The City of Armadale will be hosting two Positive Ageing sessions during April. The first session will be presented by an ambassador for the National Stroke Foundation on ‘Become Stroke Safe’ and will discuss how to recognise and reduce the risk and impact of stroke. The second session ‘Services for Carers’ will be delivered by Leslie Oliver of Carers WA and will outline a range of services available to Carers with special attention to counselling services and the importance of self-care. Afternoon tea will be provided between sessions. For further information and to RSVP contact Armadale Library on 9399 0125. Wednesday 2 April 2014 Become Stroke Safe - 1.30pm, Services for Carers - 3pm, Armadale Central Shopping Centre Orchard Avenue Armadale.

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Active After-School Communities The Active After-school Communities program has been an outstanding success so far, with our students really enjoying the two sports on offer; golf and lawn bowls. The program is an initiative that provides primary school children in Years 5 and 6 with free sport and other physical activity programs after school, 3.00pm - 4:30pm. The

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program is currently run in 3,270 schools across Australia. The sessions are run by Roleystone community members from our local Country Club and Araluen Golf Course, with teacher supervision provided by Coordinator Mr Talbot. Towards the end of the term, it is hoped that free sessions can be run at the Country Club and Golf course. Who knows, we may have another Adam Scott or Tiger Woods in the making!

College Expo Evening & Bookfair Wednesday 9 April, 5.30pm – 7.30pm

This year the College is introducing on this day, the theme “Giving back to the Community.” This particular school day will also incorporate a “Free Dress Day” which is to be accompanied by a Gold Coin Donation for those students wishing to participate. The Funds raised will be donated to and assist the establishment of the Roleystone Youth Shed, which is to be led by Community Youth Workers, Joyce Arnott and Stuart Hight. The Youth Shed initiative evolved from the 2010 Bendigo Bank Big Ideas Forum held at the Roleystone Hall and is endorsed by the Roleystone Community Alive Group. In addition, Mr Thatcher will be riding a ‘Spin Bike’ from the College’s Gym for the entire 2 hour period in the evening, hoping to generate more small donations on the night. Assistance in this area will be the College’s student leaders. This ‘action station’ will be set near the Library so any remaining ‘loose change’ after families have been to the wonderful Bookfair will be greatly appreciated! There will also be the opportunity for students, mums and dads to hop on one of the other exercise machines positioned there and ‘ride 5 minutes for a good cause’ and make a donation. Riders will have their photo / name taken and will be published in the following term 2 Newsletter and website.Members form the Youth Shed will also be on hand to answer any questions and showcase their ideas. Your anticipated support of such a worthy community initiative is very much appreciated.

Recycling at Roleystone Community College Mrs Cotter in Room 2.5 of Block 2 is the dropoff point for some of your recycling needs. We take ring pulls, mobile phones, accessories, and many different kinds of batteries. If you have any of these items, then please drop them off at our room after 8:30am or 3:00 pm. The College also recycles our paper, cardboard, printer and ink cartridges. The local newsagency will take your printer and ink cartridges but, at a pinch, I can take them at the College. If you have any queries, then please don’t hesitate to contact Mrs Cotter.


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the child’s life that changes - your life will also change as you experience the rewards and challenges of fostering. Call Fostering Services, Department for Child Protection and Family Support on free call 1800 024 453 or visit www.childprotection.wa.gov. au to find out more. If you would like a staff member to provide a presentation at your school we would be happy to do that. If you would like any further information about foster care, please contact either Cheryl Murphy or Gerry Evans on 9497 6555.

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The Greenfield project in Armadale, is HCA’s (Hitachi Construction Machinery - Australia Pty Ltd) most significant investment in key infrastructure to-date, and follows a number of other key investments enabling further national expansion. HCA officially purchased land in June 2013 at Forrestdale West Business Park, making it the first land owners in this new greenfield site. Strategically located adjacent to Tonkin Hwy, the facility is conveniently accessible to surrounding major industrial areas, including Perth Airport, Fremantle Port and Kwinana. This land covers an area of approximately 100,000m2 with an estimated total project expenditure of $100 million once completed. Managing Director of HCA, David Harvey, said the new facility will further expand the company’s support capabilities. “The new facility to be built is a strategic investment in our company’s future, and aims to strengthen our ability to deliver the highest level of support to our customers in the Western Australian market as well as further afield,” he said. The facility will feature a series of specialised buildings incorporating the latest in innovative and environmentally-conscious technologies, similar to those adopted within HCA’s recently constructed Brisbane CSG facility

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Come and Play - Ages 2 years to 4 years Let your 2 to 4 year old experience gymnastics for the first time. Our Come and Play class allows your child to explore and learn in an independent setting. Our qualified coaches set up new and interesting activities each week for your child. From trampoline’s to puzzles, we allow our circuits to fit all personalities and skill levels. Gym Fun - Ages 4 to 6 years Your child can begin learning basic gymnastics skills in a fun, safe environment. Watch their face light up when they walk along the beam for the first time by themselves, or when they land their first cartwheel. Gym Fun allows children to learn skills that will stay with them for life, while making many lasting memories with friends. Boys and Girls Club Levels - Ages 6+ Our club level’s program allows athletes to compete in friendly competitions within the club and the state. They get the chance to advance their skills and meet many gymnasts from other clubs. Club Level’s is a perfect way to introduce competition in a friendly way. We encourage hard work rather than results. We also have an extra Levels 1+ class on Thursday with Lisa. You have to be already enrolled in another Levels class before you can join this class. You can for the term or come on a casual basis. Just make sure you ring first and book a spot. Anna is moving her Level 2 class to Saturday at 11am - 1pm for the first 7 weeks of term because of uni commitments. Cheerleading - Ages 6+ Our Cheer program teaches basic cheerleading skills, such as stunts, jumps and tumbling in a fun and safe way. Cheerleading is one of Australia’s fastest growing sports and we can give your child the opportunity to work as an individual but also learn many team skills. Trampolining - Ages 6+ Trampolining teaches gymnasts how to perform acrobatics while bouncing on a trampoline. These can include simple jumps in the pike, tuck or straddle position to more complex combinations of forward or backward somersaults and twists. We also have an extra Trampolining class on Mondays which is already full. Allycia is coaching Trampolining this year. New Classes There a few new classes this year which is very exciting for the club. We have begun Kindergym Classes for our under 4’s Monday or Tuesday 9.30am - 10am is for 1 year olds Monday or Tuesday 10.15am - 11am is for 2 years olds Wednesday or Thursday 10am - 10.45am is for 3 year olds. We have plenty of spots still available so tell your friends to come along have a complementary class. The gym is easily located at the Lance Morgan Pavilion, Old Station Road in Karragullen. For further information contact Administrator / Head Coach, Nicole Smith on 9496 1484 or email: roleystonegymnastics@hotmail.com, web site roleystonegymnastics.myclub.org.au.

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Roleystone Girls’ Brigade - 11th Perth Girls from Pre Primary to Year 12 come along and join in the fun at our Girls’ Brigade group. When: Tuesdays from 5.00 to 7.00pm Girls are in groups dependant upon age - Cadets, Juniors, Seniors and Pioneers Where: St Christopher’s Anglican Church, 8 Hall Road, Roleystone Want to get involved, try us out? Contact: administration@girlsbrigadewa.org.au or Yvonne Waddell, Girls Brigade Captain: 9397 5153. Roleystone GB turned 25 in 2013! That’s awesome! Ref: www.girlsbrigadewa.org.au.


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Hi everyone, I hope all is well in the Perth and Northern Perth SbA Skateboard Hubs. We have an action-packed autumn Hub roster for you all. The pinnacle skateboard competition of the year, the Nike x SbA Am Titles, is about to hit WA for Stop #4 of the National series. The West Oz stop (the WA Championships) will take place at Manning Skatepark on March 28th. Three Juniors and six Opens will qualify for the Grand Final. The winner of each division wins a trip to the Grand Final in Melbourne in October, and the Open winner will also win $1000 cash. The whole series has over $100,000 in prizes, and the winner of the Grand Final wins a trip to Tampa Am - the world’s most prestigious amateur skateboard comp. The Perth Hub Autumn roster has got so many rad events happening. Perth SbA Skateboard Hubs’ Autumn schedule for Roleystone is set for the 20th of March, the 3rd of April, and the 1st, 3rd, 15th and 29th of May. We would like to give some major thanks to all our partners. We all work together to make it possible to bring these free events to skateparks and schools in your communities. Thanks to our National Hub Partners; the

Australian Sports Commission, Nike SB, Protec, and Skateboarding Australia (SbA). Finally, thanks to our local Perth and Northern Perth Hub partners. Last but not least, we have some really exciting news! The all new Fremantle Esplanade skatepark (located within the Esplanade Youth Plaza) will be opening on the 13th of April this year. This will be the most amazing skatepark in WA, and will cater to all ages and all skill levels. At the opening, SbA will run Streetwise Skate clinics from 10:00am to 12:00pm, as well as a Skateboard Demo and a Best Trick Comp a little after lunch. There will be Official Opening speeches at 12:00pm, and other activities happening separately around the entire plaza. It should be a great day for the whole family. Log on to http:// sba.org.au/WA/perth for the official times of all the SbA skateboarding activities. If anyone has any questions, please contact me anytime on 0438 928 183. Happy skateboarding everyone! Let the good times roll! Ben Bowring, WA State Manager.

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You or your children probably spend a little time each day checking emails, logging on to facebook or searching the internet, but are you computer savvy when it comes to being safe online? Do you how to protect yourself against viruses, hacking and identity theft? If you answered no to any of these, then come along to the next Skill Builders session held by the City of Gosnells and learn how to be cyber safe. Being held on Wednesday 2 April between 6pm - 8pm, this free two hour workshop is open to all ages and will be of particular interest to parents who are keen to learn more about cyber safety and social networking security. City of Gosnells Mayor Dave Griffiths said the importance of computer safety could not be underestimated. “Whether it’s via our mobile phones or our home computers, most people are now online at some stage every day so it’s vital we know the tools to protect ourselves from becoming victims of cyber foul play,” said Mayor Griffiths. Skills Builders is an interactive series which aims to increase the skills and wellbeing of local people. Come along and learn something new and meet like-minded people in a fun and friendly environment. The Computer Safety workshop will be held at Lyal Richardson Hall, Agonis Centre, 2232 Albany Highway, Gosnells. The session is free with a light meal and refreshments provided on the evening. Bookings are essential so call Community Development on 9397 3121 or email afinch@gosnells.wa.gov.au to secure your place. A future workshop in the Skill Builders series is Stress Relief on June 4, which will explore how to live a more peaceful and stress-free life. Ref: www.gosnells.wa.gov.au. Published on Monday 10 March, 2014.


Capture the Memories Do you enjoy trying exotic cuisines from around the world? Then you would love our World on Plate workshops! World on a Plate focuses on sharing culture through food and hospitality. Participants will explore some of the world’s most tempting cuisines and gain insight into some of many cultures that make up our multicultural community. Each month between February and June, a new culture will on display, and a new gourmet recipe will be cooked in front of a live audience. Cooking fare from India, Mexico, Austria, Sudan, and Japan will be showcased in 2014, kicking off on February 27 with a fusion of Indian cooking and cultural delights. Workshops are FREE and will be held at Southern River College, Gosnells between 6pm - 8pm. Bookings are essential. Please note one booking per person. 27 March - Mexico 10 April - Austria 29 May - Sudan 26 June - Japan For more information and to book, phone 9397 3124.

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Saturday the 15th of March is a day that six young Roleystone baseball players won’t forget in a hurry. All six boys played many games of Tee-Ball and Baseball at the Roleystone Tee-Ball and Baseball Club before joining Perth’s oldest State League Club Victoria Park / Belmont Reds three seasons ago. From the 17.2’s Leighton McDonnell, Jack Warrington, Jordan Howell, Trent McDonnell (Assistant Coach) and Ben Warrington (Bat Boy) capped off what has been a great season at TED INPRINTED FULLPRINTED COLOUR PRINTED IN FULL PRINTED IN FULL COLOUR IN FULL INCOLOUR FULL COLOUR COLOUR the Reds by defeating Peel to win Two popularTwo sizes popular TwoTwo popular sizes Two popular popular sizes sizes sizes the grand final 7-5. While at the same time next door on Barbagallo * * * * * Ball Park, Travis Newland also played a big part in helping his team * * * * * the 17.1’s defeat Carine in the grand final 12-1. Club officials can’t recall your “Give s something “Give customers your “Give your customers they your customers something are customers more something something they likely something are to they more keep” they arelikely they more are more are tolikely keep” more likely to keep” likely to keep” to keep” the last time (if there ever was one) that two Premierships have ever “First chance to“First makechance a“First lasting “First chance to Impression” make “First chance toachance make lasting to make a to lasting Impression” make a lasting Impression” a lasting Impression” Impression” been won in the same season by a club in the same age group. Either Call Fiona now on Call 0400 Fiona 428 Callnow 119 Fiona Call onFiona Call now 0400Fiona on now 4280400 119 on now 0400 428 on119 428 0400119 428 119 way, these boys are very proud of Office Hours: 8am-4pm Office 5 DaysHours: Mon Office to8am-4pm FriHours: Office 5Hours: 8am-4pm Days OfficeMon 8am-4pm Hours: 5 to Days Fri 8am-4pm 5Mon Days toMon 5FriDays to Fri Mon to Fri their respective teams’ achievements Fax: 9397 5465. Email: fngrafix@ozemail.com.au Fax: 9397 5465. Fax: 9397 Email: Fax:5465. 9397 fngrafix@ozemail.com.au Fax: Email: 5465. 9397 fngrafix@ozemail.com.au Email: 5465. fngrafix@ozemail.com.au Email: fngrafix@ozemail.com.au 9397 5136. Email: fngrafix@iinet.net.au this season. www.fngrafix.thevalleyreporter.com.au www.fngrafix.thevalleyreporter.com.au www.fngrafix.thevalleyreporter.com.au www.fngrafix.thevalleyreporter.com.au www.fngrafix.thevalleyreporter.com.au Photograph (bottom) courtesy of 23 WYGONDA ROAD, ROLEYSTONE 23 WYGONDA 23 WYGONDA WA ROAD, 236111 WYGONDA ROLEYSTONE 23 ROAD, WYGONDA ROAD, ROLEYSTONE WA ROLEYSTONE ROAD, 6111 ROLEYSTONE WA 6111 WA 6111WA 6111 Phil Barnes. 8siwi 515 (WA) Enterprises asKiwi Pty Trustee Ltd Enterprises A.C.N. (WA) for Kiwi the Pty 121 Enterprises Newland (WA) Ltd 488 A.C.N. Pty 515 Family Ltd (WA) as 121 A.C.N. Trustee Trust Pty 488Ltd 121 515 trading forA.C.N. 488 as theTrustee as Newland 515 121 FN as488 Grafi for Trustee Family the 515 x A.B.N. Newland as for Trust Trustee the 25trading Newland Family 121 for579 the as Trust Family 862 FN Newland trading Grafi Trust xFamily A.B.N. as trading FNTrust Grafi 25as121 trading FN x A.B.N. 579 Grafi as 862 x25 FN A.B.N. 121 Grafi 579 25 x A.B.N. 121 862 579 25862 121 579 862 www.thevalleyreporter.com.au

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The first Roleystone Market for 2014 was a market with music, and and it was hot! Literally. The weather provided the heat for the first few hours and the amazing musicians from the Roleystone Musicians Club turned up the heat when the sun went down. The new location of Cross Park afforded the Market Committee the opportunity to increase the number of stalls from 38 to an amazing 90 stalls. The venue and number of stalls might have changed, but the quality and variety have been consistent. Feedback received from visitors and stall holders is that this is what makes the Roleystone Markets so special. The heat from one of the hottest days of the summer understandably kept some visitors away, but once the sun started to drop behind the trees, the Park was suddenly buzzing with people. There were some early stalwarts who braved the heat and enjoyed the opportunity to linger and chat to the stall holders. The kids were well occupied with the perennial favourites of the Bouncy Castle, face painting, and a new visitor to the market, the Bubble Bean train, which wove its way around the Park, bell ringing and kids and parents waving and having fun. Later in the afternoon the Roleystone Musicians Club started setting up, and the area between the stalls and the stage was carpeted with blankets and people enjoying the cooler weather. A slight glitch with the sound system meant that the Concert went beyond its 8:00pm close, which did pose some logistical problems for the Market, as stall holders were keen to leave after a long day in the sun. Thanks to the RMC Kids, Blue Mana, The Redeemers, Hawkstone, Acertijo Latino, Dave & Evie, Lucky & Johnny, and Jacqueline Anne for providing such a wide range of music to please everyone. Overall, despite the heat, 2014’s first market was another great success which demonstrated what our fabulous community can do. Both the market and the musicians will be back for the first market in 2015, but we look forward to seeing what the Roleystone Markets will bring us for the remaining three markets in 2014.


We are pleased to announce the following productions for our 2014 season: A House that Jack Built – March 21, 22, 28, 29 The Trip to Bountiful – May 9, 10, 11 (mat), 14, 16, 17 Adult Acting for Screen – June 8, 15 Youth Dance – June 8, 15 The Great American Trailer Park Musical – July 18, 19, 23, 25, 26 (mat & eve), 30, Aug 1, 2 Junior Workshops – Term 3 Series, Days Tbc Teen Acting for Screen – Aug 17, 24, 31 Storytime in the Hills – Oct 6, 8, 10 (11am & 2pm each day) Charlie & the Chocolate Factory – Nov 21, 22 (mat), 23 (mat), 28, 29 (mat & eve), Dec 5, 6 (mat) bookings: The chapmans - 9397 5730/tickets@ roleystonetheatre.com.au or book and pay on the website www.roleystonetheatre.com.au The VALLEY Reporter proudly supports the ROLEYSTONE THEATRE

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Mount Richon resident finds hilarity of Holmes send-up more than elementary Mount Richon resident Simon James is directing a barking mad comedy version of the Sherlock Holmes classic “The Hound of the Baskervilles” this autumn. Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson, ARENAarts is bringing the show to life at the Latvian Centre in Belmont, with three women playing fifteen different roles. The play tells the story Sir Charles Baskerville’s murder, and the intrigues that surround the arrival of the manor’s new lord, Sir Henry. As Sherlock Holmes and offsider Dr Watson dig deeper into the crime, they discover all manner of strange characters, each with a motive and secret. “Whereas the original story was a serious piece of literature, the stage adaptation certainly is not,” James said. “It gets a gloriously funny and rather silly makeover, packed full of verbal humour, visual buffoonery, fast-paced changes and absolute lunacy. Whether audiences know much about Sherlock Holmes or not, they’ll certainly get more than a laugh or two out of how we present this classic story. Some Sherlock Holmes fans may frown at the thought of a comedy version of ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’, but we’re not ridiculing the characters nor the story – we’re just having a lot of fun in the way the characters and story are presented. It’s a very affectionate spoof of the world’s greatest fictional detective.” In terms of challenges, the original script had next to nothing in explanations of how to stage the production, meaning that James had to come up with many physical comedy ideas himself. “By doing so, we’ve kept the flavour of the piece, which sends up so many theatre techniques and conventions,” he said. “There was nothing about how the quick costume and scene changes could or should be done, so it was a matter of coming up with a lot of logistical things, to make each scene work and flow seamlessly from one to the next.” Currently artistic director of ARENAarts, where he has a 25-year association, James has written and directed more than 50 plays, and has worked with the Old Mill, Stirling, Hayman and Pocket Theatres, Canning Players, Theatre-go-round, Curtain Up Drama Group, and Constable Care over the past 30 years, while also appearing in numerous theatre-in-education productions.

Among his acting credits are “She Stoops To Conquer”, “The Bewitched”, “The Recycling Rabbit”, “A Christmas Carol”, “It’s A Mad World My Masters”, and “Northanger Abbey”. His directing credits include “Antigone”, “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown”, “Doctor Who: Hellblossom”, “Jake’s Women”, “We Happy Few”, “The Miracle Worker”, “All The King’s Women” and several Terry Pratchett plays. James has been named Best Director at Dramafest twice, for “The Bear” and “When Elvis Met Nixon”, and has been recognised for Best Set Design at the 2012 Finley Awards for “The Miracle Worker”, and the 2013 Hills Festival of Theatre for “The Bald Prima Donna”. As a storyteller, he also has 21 years worth of experience performing “The Storykeeper” during Children’s Book Week, as well as Clay Tales; storytelling and pottery workshops for people with disabilities. “The Hound of the Baskervilles appealed to me, because it was a hilarious play to read with its mix of verbal and physical humour, and the potential to break down some theatre conventions and make fun of them,” James said. “The actors break out of character to address the audience, the stage manager wanders about setting up scenes oblivious to what’s going on, costumes are clothes thrown over the top of other clothes, props appear from nowhere and sound effects pop in and out at will. As a fan of Sherlock Holmes mysteries, it was great to take something I like and give it a comic outing. It’s part Monty Python in presentation, part The Goon Show and part Benny Hill – but all entertainment.” The Hound of the Baskervilles will play at 8:00pm on March 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th, April 3rd, 4th and 5th, with 2:00pm matinees on March 23rd and 30th. Tickets are $20 for adults, $16 for concession, or $15 per person for groups of 10 or more. To book, call 9497 5140, or email arenaarts@ hotmail.com.au. The Latvian Centre is located at 60 Cleaver Terrace, in Belmont (off Belmont Avenue). Pictured: Mount Richon resident Simon James, left, with “The Hound of the Baskervilles” cast members Amanda Watson (Sherlock Holmes) and Rachael Maher (Sir Henry Baskerville) and Jane Sherwood (stage manager).


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volunteers wanted Radio Lollipop urgently requires volunteers for the Armadale Hospital Children’s Ward. If you have a spare 2hrs p/wk, are over 18 & would like to bring some happiness to a child’s hospital stay. Ph: Jean Rodgers 9398 4874, 0431 345 681 or Radio Lollipop on 9340 8835 Have you recently celebrated a special occasion, Birthday, Wedding, Anniversary or Christening? Then let everyone know by putting it in The Valley Reporter BABYSITTER Available $10p/ hr reliable 23yo with Cert 3 in child care. Call Charlotte 0497 106 642, 9397 6249 FOR SALE Sanserveria Trifasciata 5 Lt Pots $7.50 a pot 9397 9686

for sale Portable evaporated air con new $240 FOR SALE Dual cab light truck 2004 Isuzu NPR400 Phone: 9496 0911 153,000kms. Excellent cond. NOTICE Lge room rent free $27,000ono Phone: Andy 0488 905 858 in exchange for house duties, OPEN DAY cleaning etc. in Roleystone. KANYANA We are starting to collect Room has own front door, donations to raise money toilet & bathroom with spa. for the Kanyana Wildlife It’s a lge house & you can Hospital. We are in need have your own privacy or of books, DVD’s, CD’s and mingle in & treat the house unwanted jewellery please. as you own. Prefer mature Your help would be greatly appreciated. Donations can lady that must like reptiles. be delivered to 120 Gilchrist For more info call Lance Road Lesmurdie Phone: 9291 3900 9496 3118 other IMPORTANT NUMBERS: 000 Fire or Life Threatening Emergencies, 13 25 00 SES Assistance,1300 657 209 Emergency Information, Armadale Police 9399 0222, Healthdirect Hotline 1800 022 222, Poison Information Centre 13 11 26, Western Power 13 13 51, Alinta Gas 13 13 51, Telstra 13 22 03, Roleystone Volunteer Fire Services (Robbie van Uden) 9397 5406, CoA Ranger Services 9399 0111 or 1300 886 885, Smoky Vehicle Reporting 1800 076 659, Synergy (faulty street lights) 1800 622 008, Water Corporation 13 13 75, Mensline 1300 789 978, Family Helpline & Domestic Violence 1800 643 000, Samaritans 9381 5555, Life Line 13 11 14, Relationships Australia 1300 364 277, Quitline 13 78 48, Prostate Cancer Foundation 1800 220 099, Suicide Helpline 1300 362 787, Cancer Helpline 13 11 20, Drug Information 1800 069 700, Gamblers Assist 1800 633 635, Mens Domestic Violence Helpline 1800 000 599, Womens Domestic Violence Helpline 1800 007 339, Kids Helpline 1800 551 800, For Passenger Assistance on Transperth Train Services 1800 800 022, Illegal Dumping Hotline 1300 766 541, Main Roads Road Closure Information 13 81 38, Education Department Security SchoolWatch 1800 177 777, Ngala Helpline for families with babies & young children 8am-8pm 7 days a week 9368 9368 WA country access 1800 111 546, CoA Hotline for reporting anti-social behaviour 1300 597 076


What’s On

– your local community calendar

Your not-for-profit event or activity can be listed here FREE and is open to local community and sporting groups courtesy of The Valley Reporter

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Roleystone Toy Library

 Armadale Visitor Centre 40 Jull St, Armadale

Ph: 9399 0410 www.visitarmadale.com.au

 Araluen Botanic Park 362 Croyden Rd, Roleystone

Ph: 9496 1171 www.araluenbotanicpark.com.au  Araluen Golf Resort Country Club Ave, Roleystone A FANTASTIC WAY FOR YOUR CHILDREN  Ph: 9397 9000 www.araluenresort.com.au TO ENJOY A VARIETY OF Brackenridge Village & Roleystone Village Cnr of FUN AND SAFE TOYS, PUZZLES & GAMES  Brookton Hwy & Soldiers Rd Roleystone. Enjoy great food, join now! wine, jewellery, giftware, unique arts and crafts, organic JOIN NOW! we are 1.45-2.30pmand & Sat Openopen WedTues 11.30am-12.15pm  food, beauty and an art gallery 9.30-10.30am during the school term. Sat during school term. ALL9.30am-10.30am ENQUIRIES PLEASE PHONE Any please call 9496 or Callenquiries BelindaWHITEHEAD Bloxsome 0438 8841115 601  Karragullen Expo October 2014 – 9293 7132, 0418 939 HEATHER 9496 0119 email 134, www.karragullenexpo.org.au emailroleystonetoylibrary@yahoo.com.au roleystonetoylibrary@yahoo.com.au           SmokeFree WA Kelmscott Annual Show October 2014 Rushton Prk, Kelm 9495 4001, info@kelmscottshow.com.au Pickering Brook Agricultural Show May 2014 Ph: 9293 8263 Email: pbsclub@bigpond.com Roleystone Sunday Markets 8:30am-12:30pm New & PreLoved items, held out the front of the RK Seniors Club 46 Jarrah Rd Roleystone. Come along & support this monthly A SAFE, FUN PLACE FOR CHILDREN AND event (2nd Sunday of the month) For stall holder details THEIR FAMILIES. please give Christine Kent a call on 9397 5047 SESSIONS MONDAY TO FRIDAY Roleystone Theatre Inc. 587 Brookton Hwy Roleystone. For REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL Bookings Phone: 9397 5730 www.roleystonetheatre.com.au contact our new registrar Call Registrar Marie Hoffmann CONTACT OUR NEW REGISTRAR CONTACT OUR NEW REGISTRAR Valley View Garden Golf Earthbound Organics Brackenridge ROBYN DAWSON 9397 7116 kym graham 9397 9158 BATHGATE 9498 1968 onCAROLYN 0404 996 670 Village, Shop 4, 1 Soldiers Road Roleystone Ph: 9397 7899 Kalamunda District Bridge Club holds weekly day and evening sessions for both competitive and social bridge. A beginners’ course commences in October 7pm. Contact Garth Scotford 9296 1497 or email: kdbclub@bigpond.com Armadale Society of Artists meets on the first Thursday of the month, starting 7pm at Creyk Park Pavillion Waltham Rd, Armadale. All welcome Ph: 0407 249 565 Roleystone Community Alive Group meetings held at the Roleystone Family Centre, 19 Wygonda Rd Roleystone. For further enquiries call Joyce Arnott 0434 727 470 Vishrant Buddhist Society, Vishrant holds weekly public meetings, Thursday evenings 8-10pm, Kookaburra Creek Yoga Centre. Call Dakini Williams 0438 831 883 If I have forgotten to mention you in the What’s On - your Roleystone Karragullen Seniors Club (Inc) local COMMUNITY CALENDAR section feel free to submit your contact details E: thevalleyreporter@iinet.net.au

ROLEYSTONE GUMNUT PLAYGROUP

ROLEYSTONE BOWLS CLUB NEW MEMBERS WELCOME Discounted Fees and Free Coaching Available Contact us about incorporating social bowls into your next Corporate or Social function. Equipment and coaching (if required) provided. O

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ROLEYSTONE TENNIS CLUB (EST. 1944)

NEW MEMBERS WELCOME

Social TenniS iS7pm-8.30pm played aT The club • Social Tennis Monday nights • Wednesday mornings adulTS; WedneSday morningS from 9am 9am onwards • Friday mornings 9am-11am (run through Family Centre with Creche) • Sunday afternoons 2pm-4pm and Junior TenniS

COURTS FOR HIRE DAY OR NIGHT

Bookings and and keys for public court hire are available through Bookings through the the Roleystone Video Network Store, Jarrah Shops - 9496 Roleystone VideoRoad Phone: 9496 16161616. POBox Box172 172Kelmscott KelmscottWA WA 6991. roleytennisclub@iinet.net.au PO 6991. E: Email: roleystonetennisclub@yahoo.com.au. Wendy Tucker Shearwood(Sec.) (Sec.)9496 9397 5305 Graham Boase(Pres.) (Pres.)9397 94966620, 3220,Graham Tracey Backhouse 0053, Helen Mantle (Treas.) Virginia Bird (Club (Club Capt.) Capt.)9397 93906620 7668 John Meharry (Treas.)9390 9397 2335 6536,&Wendy Tucker

46 Jarrah Road, Roleystone Phone : 9496 3166 E-mail: rksc@iinet.net.au

THE CLUB IS NOW OPEN MONDAY TO FRIDAY – REFER TO CALENDAR FOR ACTIVITIES

Old Primary School - Robin Road 9am - 1:30pm Tues, Thurs & Sat Chris: 0427 462 921 Phil: 0429 688 844 www.roleymensshed.com.au

KARATE-DO KOFUKAN KARATE-DO KARATE-DO INTERNATIONAL INTERNATIONAL KOFUKAN

ROLEYSTONE DOJO DOJO ROLEYSTONE Self-defense, Competition, Fitness, Self-defense, Competition, Fitness, Confidence, Respect & Discipline Confidence, Respect & Discipline Improve your personal well being & Improve your personal well being & Improve your social awareness Improve yourPh. social9397 awareness Enquiries 5688 Enquiries Ph. 9397 or 0419 946 6615688

KIDS ADULT KIDS Qualified Karate ADULT CLASSES CLASSES or Instructor 0419 946& 661 NCAS Accredited

CLASSES Qualified Karate & NCAS Accredited CLASSES FreeInstructor créche available Free créche available

Training Days Roleystone Hall Training Times & Thursdays Cnr Roleystone Wygonda &Hall Jarrah Tuesdays Jnrs (5-12yrs)Times 5-6pm 6-7pm Training Days Training during school holidays Snrs Snrs(13yrs (13yrs&&older) older)6-7.30pm 7-8pm Rds, Roleystone Closed Tuesdays & Thursdays

Cnr Wygonda & Jarrah

Jnrs (5-12yrs) 5-6pm

Check the Website for March Date

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We are an energetic group of “Over 50’s” and some of our regular activities for members are: • Mahjong • Book Club • Indoor Bowls • Cards • Members Lending Library


testimoniAl Dear Maggie, Patrick, Jo and Linda, Thank you so much for your support, very helpful and friendly advice, and for selling our house! Quite a number of people say to us “How did you manage to get more than your asking price?” and we tell them “Because we had the best Real Estate Agent on the job - Maggie and her Team!” We highly recommend Maggie Burke Real Estate to anyone looking to buy or sell their home. Through all the stress and difficulty of selling and buying, we could always rely on warm and professional assistance, which is their hallmark. The level of thought and effort and the close attention to detail that Maggie put into selling our house was astounding! We have never experienced such consideration from any other agent in the past.

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This is our second experience dealing with Maggie, over the space of 4 years, and one thing we have noticed is that she is consistent. The warmth with which we were treated on both occasions is not a business façade: seeing Maggie about in the neighbourhood she will ask how the house is going or what the kids are up to, etc. Maggie is so much more than an agent. She is a friend who can always be relied upon to give honest advice, and is just so darn good at doing what she loves best, finding people a place that they can call “Home”! God bless you, Tim and Jacenta Haydon Mackie Road, Roleystone

We carry no more than 8 listings and service them with 3 qualified reps t: 9496 1122 f: 9496 1120 m: 0419 939 110

“Always impeccable service” 538 Brookton Highway Roleystone WA 6111 email: office@maggieburke.com.au web: maggieburke.com.au

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