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AUGUST 29, 2012

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A LIFE OF BALANCE

PETER WILMO TH TALKS TO DEBORAH HUTTO

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DELIVERED WITH MELBOURNE’S BEST LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

MUSIC TONI CHILDS

CHRIS HOPKINS

SPECIAL FEATURE

BACK TO BLACK: FORMER SAINTS WINGMAN HEATH BLACK OPENS UP ABOUT HIS DOWNWARD SPIRAL AND LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY

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INSIDE SOUTHLAND OR BUST Bayside council ups the ante on its campaign for a train station at the shopping centre ■ PAGE 3

TATTOO YOU We join the celebrations as Haileybury College celebrates 120 years with an extravaganza of rock, fireworks and bagpipes ■ PAGE 15

SPORT Our round-up of local sport, including results from the weekend’s games ■ PAGE 22

BOOTS AND ALL STEVE MARRON (left) and Ralph Bergman will be among the footy-mad dads going for glory in the 2012 Battle of the Boots on Saturday to raise money for prostate cancer. Now in its sixth year, the annual charity match between Hampton Primary and St Mary’s Primary School dads has raised about $100,000 for the schools’ chosen charities. The match kicks of at 3pm at Boss-James Reserve, Hampton on September 1.


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inding homes for pets is getting harder because the dumping is out of control. People are getting rid of animals like they are going out of fashion. It’s heartbreaking. At the moment, my biggest challenge is keeping up with the number of people relinquishing their pets. I think I was first drawn to animals when I was about six-yearsold. I was watching a news report and I saw a baby harp seal being clubbed over the head and killed. I couldn’t let it go; it haunted me for a long time. I think that started it all. The Animal Rehoming Service idea came out of nowhere. I was the state manager for a pet food company about 12 years ago and I would always see posters of animals needing a home. I would grab the posters thinking that someone might be interested in that animal. I would email my friends and family with the details and after a while I compiled a newsletter that I would send out regularly and it just grew from there. There are too many good animal memories to mention. But on the flip side of that, there have been a lot of horrendous stories as well. Since we started, we’ve been able to rehome more than 4000 pets – we find homes for about 400 pets a year. And it’s not just limited to dogs and cats. We have found home for ex-race horses, tropical goldfish, rats, exotic birds and rabbits too. I also run a dog-walking company. I’m a born and bred Baysider. We had cats when I was younger but I didn’t get my first dog until I was 11

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CHRIS HOPKINS

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Brighton resident MICHAELA NEWELL is an animal activist and founder of The Animal Rehoming Service. She is running for Bayside Council in the Central Ward.

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– a miniature fox terrier called Spotty. Despite the growing number of animals being dumped, we’ve only had to put down nine dogs and one cat since we started the charity. In 2002 I co-founded a Christmas charity called the Big Give for people that are in need. The charity

still continues today and gives people a three-course meal on Christmas day and there’s entertainment to divert their attention from what troubles they may have in their life. For details or to donate to our foster program, visit tars.org.au or our Facebook page.

PROFILE MICHAELA NEWELL, 42 WHAT I LOVE: Animals WHAT I WOULD CHANGE: Inane laws that put animal’s lives in peril.


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Sandringham College to split in ‘great’ plan for Beaumaris campus BY BRIDGET FITZGERALD bridget.fitzgerald@fairfaxmedia.com.au

SANDRINGHAM College council wants to split the school into two to create a separate years 7-12 school at its Beaumaris campus. Sandringham College would con-

tinue to operate from the school’s two other campuses, in Holloway Road and Bluff Road, Sandringham. The move has been hailed as ‘‘a great thing’’ for Bayside public schooling. Sandringham College principal Allen McAuliffe said the council

undertook significant planning and community consultation before recommending the changes. “It is a great plan for our students,” he said. At a meeting last week the college council voted to recommend the change to Education Minister Martin

Dixon. Howard Kelly, a consultant for the college council, said the decision would better serve the students and families. “This will see more local ownership of the colleges,” he said. Mr Dixon said he was looking forward to working with Sandringham

MLA Murray Thompson to help make the school’s vision a reality. The college is hoping for a $6 million state government grant to develop the school. The college will wait for a formal response from the state government.

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CHRIS HOPKINS

Southland train campaign boost BY LAURA BANKS and BRIDGET FITZGERALD l.banks@fairfaxmedia.com.au

RAIL MURAL A WINNER

BAYSIDE council is ramping up a campaign for a train station at Southland. Councillors approved the formation of a project control group to steer planning in and around the shopping centre at last week’s council meeting. One of the principal objectives of the group will be to influence the development of the railway station, which was first proposed more than 20 years ago. Bayside council will join forces with Kingston council, the Department of Planning and Community Development, the Department of Transport, VicRoads and Places Victoria to establish the group. Opposition public transport spokeswoman Fiona Richardson said she supported Bayside council’s move.

A 150 square metre mosaic mural in the Patterson Station underpass has won the 2012 Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria Community Action award. Bentleigh artist Pamela Irving (pictured with Cameron and Julian) applied for a government grant to fund the Stationary Faces mural and enlisted the help of local schools. More than 750 people took part in the 18-month project. Irving said the finished mural was a good use of space that also deterred graffiti. “It’s been fantastic – I want to try and extend it,” she said. The mural was commended for involving the community and improving the ‘‘dull underpass environment’’.

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‘‘The Liberal government’s Southland Station Swindle will no doubt leave local residents feeling betrayed, given that the local Liberal members promised to deliver a new station within the first term of the Liberal government,” Ms Richardson said. Public Transport Users Association president Daniel Bowen said Bayside council should make lobbying for the station a priority. ‘‘The current situation, where people fight the traffic or endure mostly hourly bus services on weekends to get to Southland, while trains pass by every 10 minutes without stopping, is ridiculous,’’ he said. Public Transport Minister Terry Mulder said the Coalition was still committed to building a station at Southland but would not commit to a timeline. Mr Mulder did not disclose how much, if anything, had been budgeted for the project.

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BRIEFS ■ FIGHT FIRES The Department of Sustainability and Environment is calling for people to apply for its Project Firefighter program. The department wants to appoint 600 people to work on bushfire control and prevention initiatives. Applications close on September 2. To apply online, visit dse.vic.gov.au/firejobs.

■ BOAT SAFETY FUNDS Applications for the next round of Boating Safety and Facilities Program grants are open. Recreational boaters and community groups are invited to apply for a slice of the $5 million on offer. Applications close on September 28. Details: call 1800 337 222. ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

PRESSURE POINT Women make up 3.7 per cent of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade’s 1805 firefighters; 10 of the women are station officers. Of 834 career firefighters in the Country Fire Authority 2.3 per cent are women. Source: MFB and CFA

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Yacht club wedding’s ‘perfect’ combo BEAUMARIS residents Hayley and Charles tied the knot at Sandringham Yacht Club on April 28. The couple met in January, 2010, at Ricketts Point, and were engaged 18 months later. ‘‘He caught me by surprise while I was making toast in the kitchen of our new home,’’ says Hayley. ‘‘Not so romantic, but it was so

unexpected that it was actually perfect.’’ Being local residents who love weekend walks along the beach, the yacht club was the perfect venue. ‘‘It had the perfect combination of the amazing view for the wow factor but also with a relaxed feel,’’ Hayley says. Have you recently celebrated a

wedding, welcomed a baby to the family or paid tribute to a passed loved one? We’d love to share your story on our new Local Life page. Send details and high-quality pictures to Local Life, via email to kathryn.kernohan@fairfax.com.au or by post to PO Box 4569, Melbourne, Vic, 3001. Unfortunately, we cannot return original images.

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Community centre access fears BY BRIDGET FITZGERALD

STEPHEN McKENZIE

■ BEAT THE SWOOPERS It’s time to paint eyes on your helmet and adorn it with zip-ties – bird swooping season has begun. Bayside council acting director of city strategy Stephen Thorpe said birds were less likely to swoop groups of people. As birds attacked from behind, eyelike pictures on hats and helmets were good deterrents. For more information, pick-up a Department of Sustainability and Environment bird-swooping kit from council offices.

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DISADVANTAGED residents need better transport to access their community centre, shops and other resources, according to a Hampton community group. The Hampton Community Centre, used by elderly and disabled residents, has one wheelchair-only car park and poor access to bus services. Centre users, who say services are designed for the able-bodied, want localised buses so they can access shops and other resources. Centre treasurer Jill Bennett said access to Hampton Street and other community hubs around Bayside was limited. ‘‘If our members can’t easily access the centre, they just won’t come,’’ Ms Bennett said. She suggested community shuttle buses could be used to transport all residents around Bayside suburbs. A community bus operates at Black Rock Community Centre for frail, disabled or elderly residents.

AUGUST 29, 2012

MISSING OUT: Jill Bennett (foreground) with (clockwise) Hampton Community Centre board member Helen Brian and Kim Sullivan, Tamara Kudevita, David Long and Maria Chatzidimpaf Passengers are assessed before they can use the bus, and it runs on a timetable with a booking system to set destinations. Centre manager Vicki Mitchell agreed that inaccessibility discour-

aged members from visiting the centre. Ms Mitchell said the parking and transport issues had been ongoing. Bayside council has identified traffic and transport issues as a problem for

the local community and is seeking resident feedback. Ms Mitchell feared an apartment block being built behind the community centre would further limit access to the public car park.


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STEPHEN McKENZIE

Divisions over Bayside parks BY BRIDGET FITZGERALD

RESERVE YOUR SPOT

bridget.fitzgerald@fairfaxmedia.com.au

PROTECTED lands in Bayside parks are increasingly being cut off from public use, a councillor claims. Councillor Felicity Frederico said conservation rules were creeping over public parkland and restricting public access, sometimes to just a few hours a week. “More and more land is put aside for protected conservation,” she said. “Then it gets fenced off.” Since 1995, Bayside council has not earmarked any new land for conservation. Foreshore and inland bushland reserves in Bayside restrict access due to their sensitive f lora – they take up 21 hectares inland and 57 hectares on the foreshore. Conservationist Pauline Reynolds, from Friends of George Street Reserve, said the community needed to protect the “unique” conservation land.

Yellow-cloaked wattle, purple milkmaids, chocolate lilies and hotpink correas: spring in bayside is hard to beat. Just ask Kerstin Begley of Bayside Enviro Kids (pictured with son Charlie). If you’d like to learn more about local flora, seven heathland reserves will be open every Sunday in September. There’ll be guided tours from 2pm to 4pm at Gramatan Avenue and Long Hollow Heathland sanctuaries, Cheltenham Park, Donald MacDonald Reserve, George Street Reserve and Balcombe Park. Bay Road Heathland Sanctuary will be open each Sunday from August 26 to October 28, from 2pm-4pm. Volunteers for working bees are also welcome. Details: call Pauline Reynolds on 9598 6368 or 0408 587 763.

“Those reserves are so special – we should be proud of them,” Ms Reynolds said. Cr Frederico and Ms Reynolds were responding to a 20-year plan to protect parks in Bayside from sale and development. The Bayside Open Space Strategy examines how open space is used in each suburb. As part of the strategy, land would be rezoned as either public park and recreation zones or public conservation and resource zones. Strategy reference group member Mike Halstead-Lyons said population density pressures made it essential to safeguard open space. Mr Halstead-Lyons said the strategy got the balance right. “Each year parks get more valuable because of high-density living,” he said. The Open Space Strategy will also explore transport connections, including pedestrian and cycling paths.

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VOX POP SHOULD THE PUBLIC BE LOCKED OUT OF OPEN SPACE BEING USED FOR CONSERVATION? PETER McGANN, Black Rock The council needs to manage these areas. They should be shut off for revegetation and conservation but they should be opened up when it is established they are ready for use again.

BRUCE HERBES, Sandringham Yes. They need the area to be sectioned off for conservation. I regularly walk through the park on Tulip Street where they have sectioned off parts for conservation and there is still room to enjoy the park. Bayside has a great deal of parks so there shouldn’t be a problem.

CAROLINE UGARTE, Sandringham Yes, the areas should be kept closed for conservation so that they can thrive. There are so many other parks around the place, so it really doesn’t affect me. If they don’t close the areas off eventually they will all die off and that will be bad for native flora and fauna.

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KRISTIAN SCOTT

Council’s pet plan unleashed BY LAURA BANKS l.banks@fairfaxmedia.com.au

HAMPTON East and Highett could be beneficiaries of off-leash dog areas after Bayside council approved a new pet plan. The four-year Domestic Animal Management Plan was given the goahead at last week’s council meeting and aims to promote animal welfare and responsible pet ownership in the municipality. Two community forums were held in the process of compiling the plan, more than 470 people contributed to an online survey and the council received 41 submissions. The DAMP includes plans to improve off-leash dog areas with a particular focus on Hampton East and Highett. A review of dog restrictions at Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary will also be carried out.

Bayside mayor Louise CooperShaw said the plan’s development had been a priority. “Pets play a key role in keeping older people in their homes, they act as a catalyst for expanding community networks and they encourage residents to be active and therefore healthy,” she said. Other aims are to improve dog litter management and off-leash signage, establish online pet registration and develop guidelines to register dangerous and restricted dog breeds. From April 2011 until now, 11,970 dogs and 4211 cats were registered in Bayside, the highest number per capita of dogs and cats compared with neighbouring councils in the 2010-11 period. The Bayside council animal management plan 2012-16 can be viewed at bayside.vic.gov.au.

■ GRANTS APPROVED Forty-six not-for-profit groups will share Bayside council’s $110,000 Community Grants budget for 2012-13. Projects include $5000 for Beaumaris Theatre group’s expansion, $5000 for Nagal Pre-School association’s outdoor equipment and $5000 for Youth Connect’s mentoring plan. ■ ENERGY TIPS Sustainability tips and household budget ideas are the focus of a workshop at Beaumaris Community Centre, from 2.30pm-5pm on September 15. South East Councils Climate Change Alliance is running the workshop for $10 a person. Bookings on 9599 4444.

Youth centre set to grow Demolition is done and the first sod has been turned at the Highett Recreation Centre site, signalling the beginning of the $4.1 million development in Livingston Street. Bayside mayor Louise Cooper-Shaw, pictured with Highett Youth Club president Wendy Wrablewski and Sports Minister Hugh Delahunty, says the centre will be a boon for young people.

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PERMITS PERMITTING An application to amend plans to develop 32 apartments with basement car parking at 24-30 Esplanade, Brighton, was made to Bayside council on August 20.

FEEDBACK

is being sought on Bayside council’s Integrated Transport Strategy, which aims to set the future direction for transport planning and provision over the next 10 years. Details: visit bayside.vic.gov.au/transportstrategy or contact 9599 4444.

Reward Your Child Haileybury Foundation Scholarships Through the generosity of Haileybury Foundation benefactors a number of scholarships are available for Year 10 entry into Haileybury Girls College and Haileybury College for boys in 2013. For further information please contact Russell Davidson on 9213 2218 or russell.davidson@haileybury.vic.edu.au

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A NEW live-music venue in Elsternwick is working hard to control noise levels to keep the neighbours happy. The Flying Saucer Club is taking half-hourly sound-level measurements during live shows to ensure that it does not exceed Environment Protection Agency rules. The Flying Saucer opened on August 5 at Caulfield RSL in St Georges Road and is a sister venue to the Caravan Club in Oakleigh. Caulfield RSL general manager Peter Frost said the club was checking noise levels so it didn’t face the wrath of local residents, as its counterparts in St Kilda did.

SOUND OFF: Caulfield RSL is doing its best to monitor noise from its band room and 6pm. Saturday night shows were due to start at the weekend. Mr Frost said the club will letter-

drop neighbours to inform them of Saturday night performances in coming weeks.

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Hawker charges considered

Men warned to take care STEVE LIGHTFOOT

THE Community Alliance of Port Phillip has criticised the council’s plan for the controversial St Kilda Triangle as “disastrously restrictive” and “counterproductive”. Spokesman David Brand said CAPP was generally supportive of the proposal but singled out the building envelopes, or limits, listed in Port Phillip Council’s draft plan for the 15,000-square-metre site. Mr Brand said under the current proposal the majority of any development at the site would have to remain at ground level. “You can’t build higher than ground level and only up to two storeys on about 80 per cent of the Triangle,” he said. “This restrictive approach means there is no ability to look at a whole range of creative possibilities.” Mr Brand added that the building envelopes ruled out creative designs, such as Marcus O’Reilly Architects’ submission to lower Jacka Boulevard. Port Phillip mayor Rachel Powning said the submissions received on the St Kilda Triangle draft plan raised a “number of issues”. “Some supported the building envelopes, some expressed concerns,” Cr Powning said. “The purpose of having building envelopes is to clearly communicate appropriate areas for development within the site, and provide certainty to the community that their views will not be negatively impacted.” Catani ward councillor Serge Thomann said: ‘‘The difficulty for council was to balance certainty and creativity on the site. I am convinced that the final vision for the Triangle will allow a wonderful design to come through and a striking development to be built for all to enjoy.’’ CAPP made a submission on the Triangle draft plan but Mr Brand urged the council to consider opening possibilities up to a design competition. “We need to encourage innovative ideas that respect view lines but that do not have rigid building envelopes that disallow lateral thinking and unusual ideas,” he said.

Live-music venues in St Kilda have faced Port Phillip council fines and strict regulations following residents’ complaints about noise. Mr Frost said live-music operators needed to be proactive and adhere to their legal obligations at all times. “I’m always aware of issues, I’ve been in the game for 10-odd years,” he said. The highest sound-level reading measured by the club last week was 57 decibels, comfortably below the recommended EPA level of 65 decibels. Caulfield police sergeant Robert Dabonde said he has not received any noise complaints about the new venue. The venue has so far hosted Sunday afternoon sets between 3pm

STEVE LIGHTFOOT

BY BRIDGET FITZGERALD BY BEAU DONELLY

BY EDDIE MORTON emorton@fairfaxmedia.com.au

MORE than 850 critically injured males were admitted to The Alfred hospital in the past 12 months, accounting for 75 per cent of all trauma admissions to the Prahran emergency department. The top five emergency admissions for Melbourne males were from motor vehicle accidents, falls, motorcyle accidents and cycling accidents. Recent patient Jake Whitford, 22, of Moorabbin, was badly injured in a cycling accident. He was training for an ironman competition. But on May 4 Mr Whitford, a construction manager, was hit by a vehicle while cycling to work along Beach Road, Brighton. “The car turned right and didn’t see me coming through the intersection,’’ Mr Whitford said. ‘‘I hit the bonnet, then the windscreen, before ending up on the road with a face full of blood.” Fortunately, one of his friends drove past moments after the accident and called an ambulance. “He had no idea it was me,’’ Mr Whitford said. ‘‘The police officer said my helmet saved my life.” Three months after the accident, Mr Whitford is still on crutches and a steel rod stretches from his knee to his hip. He expects his full recovery will take up to two years. With Alfred Health’s Father’s Day

AUGUST 29, 2012

WATCH OUT: Jake Whitford cautions men to be careful riding or driving Appeal coming up, Mr Whitford advises all men to be cautious when riding or driving. “Always be on high alert, wear a helmet if cycling and keep your wits about you,” he said.

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Alfred Health’s Father’s Day Appeal will raise money for an MRI scanner. Call 1800 888 878 or visit fathersdayappeal.org.au.

THE mastermind of laws to stop door-to-door salespeople said he would consider punishing canvassers as trespassers. A bill before the federal parliament aims to start a do-notknock register that bans hawkers from nominated addresses. Consumer Action, a consumer-rights group, would like to see a breach of a ‘‘noknock’’ order punished as trespassing. Consumer Action’s director of policy and campaigns, Gerard Brody, said giving people the option to opt out would protect them from the risk of highpressure sales. South Australian Hindmarsh MP Steve Georganas introduced the Do Not Knock Register Bill 2012 in May. He said he was still considering details of the bill and was not opposed to punishing canvassers as trespassers. “I’d be happy to include different options for penalties,” he said. The bill recommends that businesses in breach of the guidelines be subject to infringement notices, civil penalties and injunctions. The register would copy the Do Not Call register, which has more than 7.5 million registered phone numbers. There were 11 submissions to the inquiry. BRIDGET FITZGERALD


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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR ■ FUNDING NIGHTMARE I hope the council gets it right on its transport plan (‘‘Transport and parking create traffic buzz at summit’’, RL, August 22), but unfortunately a lot of what they wish for will come under state and federal funding. They are always reluctant to spend money on public transport. But something needs to be done, as more and more medium density developments spring up. Even I can think of seven new developments in the area without even trying. While most of them have been sensibly located, ie near train stations, major roads or retail centres, the Bayside municipality is still going to need better public transport or at the very least, in Hampton, better off-street parking options. I would also fully back any proposal to include Hampton and Sandringham in the zone 1 Metro train area. Bayside offers a terrific lifestyle, so understandably it’s going to attract more people, and frankly I would rather absorb medium

density housing into existing suburbs than exploit arable farming land for soulless new housing developments. Don / via email

■ WHERE’S THE CARE? As a parent of a child who attends this childcare centre, I am disgusted at the council’s decision (‘‘Childcare plan challenged’’, RL, August 1). These centres are community assets that should continue to remain in the hands of the community, not a profit-focused organisation that wants to squeeze as many children as they can into the centres to achieve their profits. Our children are not battery hens and should not be treated as such. The current centres are wonderful as they are. As a single parent, having to pay an additional $125 a week is an unjust increase in fees. Kathryn / via website ■ COMPROMISE Dear Sister Pat, I hope you are looked after, too (Newsmaker, RL,

August 22).While the outcome of the council’s proposal to sell the land is a compromised one, it’s better than turfing out the residents merely because the council can’t be bothered with maintenance. Would that work with others the council are responsible for, such as staff? Celia / via email

QUOTABLE THESE CENTRES ARE COMMUNITY ASSETS THAT SHOULD CONTINUE TO REMAIN IN THE HANDS OF THE COMMUNITY. Kathryn / via website

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■ LOCAL AND LOVING IT So yet another expansion of Chadstone shopping centre has been approved (‘‘Chadstone set to supersize’’, RL, August 22). How big does the place need to be? And when will the developers be forced to start paying for public transport to overcome the traffic hazards this monstrosity is causing? As old-fashioned as it might sound, it’s hard to beat the experience of shopping in a small retail strip, developing relationships with the greengrocer, butcher, baker and newsagent and supporting small businesspeople. Jane / Hampton

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HEATH BLACK AGE: 33 LIVES: Oakleigh WHAT I LOVE ABOUT MY SUBURB: I’m not Greek, but we love what the Greek community brings with its food and hospitality. WHAT NEEDS IMPROVEMENT? It would be great to have a men’s shed where men gather to have a chat. WHAT WOULD YOU TELL SOMEONE WHO IS IN THE POSITION YOU WERE IN? ‘‘You’ve got to seek help early, confide in someone you trust, and act on that and get immediate professional help. That’s the big three.’’

Having fought his way back from the brink, former Saints’ wingman HEATH BLACK is helping other men confront their own demons. By HARBANT GILL

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his is the new Black – disciplined, self-aware and living a life he can be proud of. The footballer has come a long way from four years ago when he was broke, living in his car after being kicked out by his former wife, and unable to make sense of the monstrous alter-ego that held him hostage. Today Heath Black, a footy pro for 12 years with the Fremantle Dockers and the Saints until he quit in 2008, is a motivational speaker who travels around the country inspiring others, especially men, to face up to their demons. He is happily remarried to Asha, the managing director of their company, Black Ash Productions, which rose from the ashes of Black’s former life and offers workshops, seminars and talks. Next Monday he’s the key-note speaker at a men-only event at Cheltenham’s Bayside Church, where he will recount the lessons learned on his own downward spiral and long road to recovery. Black chronicled the full saga in his autobiography, Black, released in April. An uncensored look at himself, he says he wrote it in an effort to speak honestly to others in need.

“I likened myself to a monster,’’ says the 33-year-old.“I was in a place where there were only two options – I wanted to be put in a situation where I was hurt fatally, or put away in a jail somewhere to rot. So I’ve come a long way.’’ Today, Black’s deep brown eyes sparkle, no longer manic or dull from tortured thoughts and hard drinking that began in the morning. Standing 177 centimetres tall, Black retains a sturdy physique – which he maintains through intense workouts with the Vermont football club in the Eastern Football League – but not the bruises that marked the troubled years when he charged into brawls with a Superman invincibility. Black, who had a volatile early life until his parents split when he was three, was always ‘‘like Jekyll and Hyde . . . good Catholic boy with mum during the week and naughty, wild boy with dad every other weekend’’. But Hyde well and truly came out of hiding after Black retired from the AFL in August 2008. The rage that landed him before the football tribunal on many occasions during his 192-game career nearly got him killed more than a few times. Once it was at the hands of some

Russians he took on after a night of drinking with his brother Shaun in Bali in 2009. Another time it was a gun-wielding man in Thailand. On home turf, he was involved in bashings, arrested, locked up. In December 2009 he lost his job as a football analyst at Channel 7. Black freely admits he was a menace to himself. Not even the love of his sons, Chayce and Cayden, now 11 and 9, could save him.“I hate to say it but I was in my own little bubble. Now I have a great relationship with them.’’ Public humiliation and the support of his family are what saved him – along with the psychiatrist who diagnosed him with bipolar II and ADHD type 6 in 2009. Black has described the relief as “like kicking a goal after the siren’’. ‘‘As soon as I got the correct diagnosis and was getting the correct medication, my life changed within four hours,’’ he says. ‘‘For the first time I was able to sit down and play Uno with my children, see a full-length movie without thoughts racing through my mind. I was able to think clearly, concentrate. Life-changing stuff. Everybody should have that opportunity.’’

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The morning after we speak, Black is off to Perth to visit country towns that have been hit by drought in the past few years and are full of families struggling with marriage breakdown and depression – “they look to the completion of suicide as the only option’’. Black will also visit men at Rio Tinto’s mines before he returns to speak at the Bayside Church event. “Men, in particular, don’t openly talk about their well-being. I try and break down the stigma of what is mental illness and get people to communicate,’’ he says. “As men, we are not so good at confiding in our peers. I take my book out with me and what we don’t cover in the workshops they can get from the book. “I feel better about myself when I’m communicating with people and helping them. It’s therapy for me. Being in front of a crowd, however small, and telling my story, and hearing others’, is like being with a counsellor. It’s a win-win. ‘‘I was contacted by a guy in jail yesterday. He read my book and it resonated with him. So I wrote him a letter . . . there are probably a lot of people sitting in jail with mental conditions. It doesn’t mean what they did was OK, but it would be scary for them that that’s their makeup, that’s their script.’’ Black is relishing being the ruckman of his own life, and a wingman for others, rather than watching a horror unfold from the sidelines. His daily existence, however, requires always having his eye on the ball.“It’s overwhelming but I’m never going to get over my mental conditions. I hate the fact that I have these labels – bipolar II and ADHD type 6 and social anxiety disorder – and we could go on and on,’’ he says.

MAIN: Heath Black today TOP: Playing for Fremantle, 2007 BOTTOM: Celebrating a goal, 2004

“I get challenged every single day to crack a beer at eight in the morning. So it’s about making sure I have a process during the day to be the best that I can be. “I get around those problems a lot easier now. I communicate. I can feel it coming on and I recognise the mood changes. “When I feel this manic energy, which is dangerous for me, I speak to my wife and I have a hot bath, do yoga, watch my diet, have good sleep, intense exercise three times a week. If I let one of these slip, within three to six days I simply could get sick. Mentally ill. ‘‘I’m very, very in tune with my body and moods, because I have to be. If I’m not, I’m not a very nice person.’’ Heath Black will speak at Bayside Church, 99–101 Argus Street, Cheltenham, at 7.30pm on Monday, September 3. The menonly event, including supper, is free. Details: baysidechurch.com.

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LOOK We check who’s out and about in HAMPTON STREET, Hampton last week

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Lives: Fitzroy. Works: I’m a brand ambassador for a natural medicine company. What are you doing here: Visiting a pharmacy for work. What are you wearing: I bought these shoes when I was in Italy, Camilla and Marc pants, Thurley top, jacket by White Suede, Mimco scarf, Dita sunnies and a Deadly Ponies bag. Personal style: Comfortable. Style muse: Sienna Miller.

Lives: Hampton. Works: Stay-at-home mum. What are you doing here: I’m just out for my morning coffee and picking up some groceries. What are you wearing: Django & Juliette boots, Jeans West jeans and top, I made the jacket myself, Jigsaw scarf and cheap sunnies. Personal style: A mix of casual and colourful. Style muse: I don’t have one.

HARBANT GILL joins a mystical Saturday night ‘salon’ in Brighton and comes out enriched

The Verdict

Brighton, at a different venue each time

Music sets the scene for a nourishing evening that is free and open to everyone.The informal gatherings were initiated by a handful of friends who wanted to create community in a meaningful way beyond the superficial and this one certainly works. Strangers sitting around on cushions and comfy chairs quickly become an inquiring community open to new ideas and perspectives. Chit-chat opens into a dialogue about what really matters to us in everyday life. Creativity abounds in this participatory experience made all the more meaningful by having all our donations sent to the host’s chosen charity. We leave with new friends, and interesting perspectives. For the Spring Salon in October, call 0401 719 857.

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his is unlike any salon you might imagine. Behind the walls of a beachside Brighton home, about 20 people aged between 25 and 65, mostly strangers, gather on a Saturday evening for a bring-a-dish casual dinner followed by a Flamenco guitar recital.This month, there was also a screening of a short film called Hope, and a Rumi poetry reading with lute accompaniment.An animated discussion on the face of good and evil in contemporary life ensued before dessert.The group – an equal split of men and women – continues the discussion while everyone helps to clean up. 12 BAYSIDE REVIEW LOCAL

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OVER HEARD THREE OF THE BEST PIZZAS FAZIO’S PIZZERIA AND GRILL, 462 Hampton Street, Hampton, call 9598 9396 Stefano prides himself on being the best woodfired pizza maker he can be, hailing from Italy and having spent many years perfecting the art. One favourite the Genoa, topped with chargrilled red peppers, goat’s cheese and prosciutto.

‘‘IT’S GREAT TO SEE A MORE “COLOURFUL” DEMOGRAPHIC LIVING IN BRIGHTON NOWADAYS.’’ Spare Room, Hampton Street / Saturday 11am

A MANO, 415 Bay Street, Brighton, call 9596 1300 Making things a mano (“by hand”), is something the crew here take seriously. Everything is made using the freshest ingredients – attracting many locals of Italian heritage. DENDY PIZZA, 758 Hampton Street, East Brighton, 9593 1233 Get ready to get addicted to this little place, with pizzas ranging from $10 to $20. They don’t scrimp on the toppings, so come with an empty stomach to try the chicken tandoori pizza or the Dendy Special.

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EXHIBITION PARIS REVISITED Artist: Betina Fauvel-Ogden Where: Without Pier Gallery, 320 Bay Road, Cheltenham When: September 2-16

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children’s books, and in 1987 won the New South Wales Premier’s Literary Award for illustrations in a book titled A Rabbit Named Harris. “Even when I was a little girl, I’ve always wanted to be a fulltime painter. But I needed to earn a living. So after the children grew up, I had a bit more time to myself and I began full-time painting again.” When Cheltenham’s Without Pier Gallery asked Ogden to create a solo exhibition of her own choice, the artist was able to revisit her much-loved subject with vigour. The paintings in Ogden’s first exhibition, Memories of Paris, demonstrated her ability to harness an eye for accuracy and a response to colour and texture. In Paris Revisited, Ogden depicts similar snapshots of Parisian life, but she goes one step further and includes Parisian interiors. Channelling the French Impressionists, the interiors skilfully capture the soft northern light. “On my last visit to Paris, I went to the Musée Rodin to see the sculptures. It was the first time I had ever been to the museum and the whole building just took my breath away.The windows, the floors, the ornate chandeliers, the mirrors and the fireplaces, it was all just so interesting and beautiful.” FRANCESCA CARTER fcarter@theweeklyreview.com.au

WRITE: Feeling creative? It’s time to put pen to postcard. The Bayside Library Service and the State Library of Victoria are asking local residents to show off their skills in Writes of Spring, a National Year of Reading short story competition. A postcard by Victorian artist Belinda Suzette will serve as inspiration and entry form, as scribes are asked to write their story on the back. Winners will be published in a special book. Details: visit bayside.vic.gov.au/library. Entries close September 21 SUPPLIED

t’s an early autumn evening and elegantly dressed waiters carrying silver trays are serving tables on the street. It’s a romantic scene, one that immediately captures your imagination. Painted by Brighton-based artist Betina Fauvel-Ogden, the image hangs at one of Paris’s most famous institutions, Cafe Le Nemours. Ogden, a self-confessed Francophile, visited Paris last year to gain inspiration for her latest exhibition Paris Revisited. Like the Australian Impressionists before her, she found it everywhere. “I loved the people and the cafe scene. It was all just so wonderful and exotic,” she says.“I would spend hours in cafes just looking at the people, at the buildings, the lights and the lamps.They’re all so individual, but equally they have a sameness about them as well.” Ogden, 67, has been obsessed with Paris since she first visited the city when she was 21. After graduating from RMIT, the artist began working as fashion illustrator in London, where she would make frequent trips across the channel. “I instantly fell in love with Paris, and I remember thinking at the time ‘if I ever have a daughter I will name her Paris’, which I did,” she says. After returning home to Australia in 1974, Ogden worked as a fashion illustrator for Georges, Myer and Sussan. She also illustrated

WATCH: Right, I’ve got two words for you: Movie Night. A screening of Kath and Kimderella – The Movie is being held at the Palace Dendy to raise funds for The Hampton Children’s Playhouse. Tickets are $25 and include refreshments and a goodie bag. At 6.30pm for a 7pm start. At 26 Church Street, Brighton. For details and to book tickets, visit trybooking.com/BPAD. September 6 DRIVE: Treat your dad to a day at the Concourse Classic Car Show this weekend. See a premier collection of hot rods and Harleys from locals and car clubs while snacking on a snag. There are prizes to be won and Harley Davidson rides from 9am-12pm at Concourse Shopping Centre, Reserve Road, Beaumaris. Details: call 9589 0397. September 1

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Lives: Cheltenham. Worth the cost of admission? Yes, I loved it. I loved the music, the story was great, I just thoroughly enjoyed it. All of the acting was great and the storyline of where they came from was fantastic. Out of 10: 12 Favourite film: The Shawshank Redemption.

Lives: Glen Huntly. Worth the cost of admission? Yes, it was a good, fun, feel-good movie. I enjoyed the music and the acting was great. Good interplay between Deborah Mailman and Chris O’Dowd. A bit predictable but it’s a great movie, worth a watch. Out of 10: 7 Favourite Movie: The Usual Suspects.

Lives: Ormond. Worth the cost of admission? Yes, I really enjoyed it. I like anything with music and I love Australian movies. Love that it is based on a true story, very good acting and was great to see the Vietnamese and Aboriginal side of things. Out of 10: 9 Favourite Movie: Anything with Meryl Streep.

MAKE: Still need a gift for dad? Be inspired at a free workshop and make a special card in time for Father’s Day this Sunday. At Peterson Youth Centre, corner Highett Road & Peterson Street, Highett. August 30. From 3pm-5pm. Details: call 9599 4622. September 2

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OVER THE FENCE HOLLY TAN, 19, (left) and PERVEEN MAAN, 18, met at Monash University law faculty’s orientation day last year before realising they were neighbours HOLLY TAN The first thing I noticed about Perveen was her friendly nature and contagious smile. Being a first year student, it’s always challenging to make friends, but Perveen and I instantly clicked.We were lucky enough to be in the same classes last year, and we both share a keen desire to be involved in university life, studying together by day and partying by night. On discovering that we were neighbours, we made the most of car-pooling, encouraging each other to make it to class! We started a routine study day on Sunday afternoons, and Perveen would stay for dinner with my family. My dad, being Malaysian, was as excited as I was about this new friendship, and he and Perveen have plenty of things to discuss, especially where to get the best Malaysian food in Melbourne. Perveen and I have been friends for only 18 months, yet we have

become a part of each other’s families. She is always there to lend a hand or be a shoulder to cry on. Perveen has forbidden me from moving out of home and deserting her, but we both know that one day she will move back to Malaysia and be the one leaving me!

PERVEEN MAAN When I first saw Holly I noticed the star shaved into her hair. I thought ‘‘she looks like fun!’’ I had no idea she was my neighbour because I had just come from Malaysia to stay with my aunt.When we eventually found out we were neighbours, we were really excited.We talked about how we could share rides to university, split cab fares and hang out together. Then I found out she was half-Malaysian and loved eating as much as I did! Now we cook together, study together, and have regular sleepovers, especially when studying for exams. But eating is

the clincher! Malaysians map cities according to the best places to eat and that is what we have been doing for the past year and a half. We’ve hunted down the best char kuay teow in town and found the coolest Malaysian cafes. Our long search for the best chicken rice didn’t amount to much so we’ve found the perfect way to cook it ourselves. Holly is like having the sister I left behind in Malaysia.We laugh a lot, and whinge a lot when we have to plough through Torts and Criminal Law and the rigours of Taxation Law. In December, my parents came over and met hers and ended up playing golf, and eating of course. It looks like we’re stuck with each other for life now.

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t was all razzle-dazzle at Haileybury College’s biennial tattoo last week, celebrating the schools 120th anniversary. The capacity crowd were treated to an eclectic mix of dance routines, rock numbers, bagpipes and fireworks performed by almost 2300 students from the Brighton campus. School captains Jack Armstrong and Zara McDonald were amiable hosts with guests including tennis champs Nicole Bradke and Todd Woodbridge. In the words of Ed Sullivan, these young performers put on a ‘really big show!’

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT It’s show time for year 5 student Matthew Coe The 2000 audience members felt the power of the Victorian State Champion Haileybury Pipes and Drums band Year 12 students Lucy Massouras and Ryan Griffiths (back centre) belt out the opening number The older kids weren’t the only ones strutting their stuff. Year 1 and 2 put their hands in the air The senior school dance troupe’s opening number ended with a bang As the lights dimmed, the youngsters turned on the neon

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RETAIL THERAPY BEQUEATH AND BESTOW 144 Martin Street, Brighton Call 9596 7591 or email info@bequeathandbestow.com.au Open: Wed & Thu noon-5pm, Fri & Sat 10am-5pm.

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John McKenna ‘‘fell into’’ prop buying during a stint living in Germany in 2002. He now works as a freelance buyer and set dresser for local film and television productions with Chella Monaghan – his partner in life and business. The pair have created an alternative to stuffy antique shops and high-end retailers with their swag of second-hand and vintage items. The name Bequeath and Bestow refers to the transitional nature of their wares, passed from one owner to the next and reinvented for a new life. McKenna and Monaghan see beauty in the old and think of their customers as “caretakers” for the furniture and homewares to be eventually passed on to a new generation.

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WHO’S BUYING? The clientele is just beginning to grow, but the shop will appeal to everyone from Brighton locals to arty folk from further afield.

WORTH A VISIT? It’s only been open for three months, but it’s a good idea to drop by regularly given the changing one-offs. McKenna and Monaghan might even share a take of their collecting adventures.

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Ovenu - The oven cleaning and detailing specialists, we provide you with the ultimate professional domestic oven cleaning and detailing service that will leave your oven and other associated cooking appliances in near showroom condition. Our oven cleaners are the best in the business. Return your oven to new using non caustic, biodegradable solutions. No fumes, no mess, safe for you and your family. Introductory $10 discount. Contact 1300 683 681. www.ovenu.com.au

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OVEN CLEANING CONTACT 1300 683 681 OVENU At Ovenu, the oven cleaning and detailing specialists, we provide you with the ultimate professional domestic oven cleaning and detailing service that will leave your oven and other associated cooking appliances in near showroom condition. Our oven cleaners are the best in the business. Return your oven to new using non caustic, biodegradable solutions. No fumes, no mess, safe for you and your family. Introductory $10 discount. www.ovenu.com.au

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DSR Interior Floor Sanding and Polishing - Our experienced team has set the benchmark across Melbourne for many years. Client satisfaction is our priority. Flexible and competitive rates. Sanding and polishing floors in the following areas: Existing floors, recoating/staining, renovated and new homes, commercial properties, sporting venues. Sanding and polishing on the following surfaces: Timber and parquetry floors, steps and staircases. Contact 0410 537 164. Call for an obligation free quote or visit our website: www.decksealrevival.com.au

Classique Stone - Kitchen benchtop direct from supplier and manufacturer. We are the leader in Melbourne in stone manufacture and production. Our huge range of stones includes Marble, Granite, Bluestone and big range of engineered stones such as Silestone, Ceaserstone, Smartstone, Essastone, Quantum Quartz and others. Our stone is ideal for benchtops, splashbacks, bathroom vanity tops and walls, fireplaces... no limitations. Call for free quote. Contact John: 9562 8150. Showroom 7B Audsley Street, Clayton South. www.classiquestone.com.au

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Gerard Butterss Landscapes - Pre-spring special. Contact us before September 30th to organise an initial garden consultation free of charge. We have been designing and building gardens in Victoria for over 30 years and provide the complete service - from garden consultation and landscape design through to construction. We aim for a perfect match between lifestyle, budget and property aesthetics to create the right garden for each project. For further information, please Contact Gerard on mobile phone: 0411 609 566 or visit the website: www.gerardbuttersslandscape.com.au

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Katie nets her own DIY adventure CHRIS HOPKINS

BY DANIEL PAPROTH dpaproth@fairfaxmedia.com.au

COLLEGE GIRL: East Brighton’s Katie Bluzer has landed a basketball scholarship in the US

THEY say that to make it in America you have to use your initiative, and that’s exactly what Katie Bluzer did. Desperate for a college basketball scholarship, she decided on the DIY approach. The 18-year-old from East Brighton estimates she sent emails to “about 100” colleges, with a blurb about herself and a highlights tape. And while most didn’t respond, she was thrilled with a reply from South Plains College. “The coach there got me to call her, although I had to wait until midnight our time to do it,” Bluzer says. “She was like ‘we’re ready for you to get here as soon as you can’. “I was really excited but everyone in the house was asleep so I couldn’t celebrate too loudly.” This led to a mad race to get her affairs in order and a whirlwind goodbye to parents and friends before leaving on Thursday in time for classes on Monday. “Mum has been a little overwhelmed,” she says. “My friends are sad but I’m pretty excited.’’

Bluzer will get a full scholarship with “food, housing, books . . . anything I need, they’re paying for”. She wants to be a paramedic, so will study health and science subjects in the US. But it’s not just study and basketball that have her excited. “I have friends over there doing the same thing so we’ve already started planning Christmas and spring breaks,” she says. Bluzer has been playing since she was eight. She learnt the sport at Sandringham Sabres before moving this year to Waverley, where she has been playing seniors. Through Waverley she met Australian Basketball Digest coach Sedale Threatt, who trained her every Thursday. “It’s worked out great,” she says. “I hope to get picked up by a major school after my first or second year.” ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

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SCOREBOARD ■ FOOTBALL VFL - Round 22

CASEY SCORPIONS 2.0 5.6 6.7 12.14 (86) SANDRINGHAM 4.4 5.4 8.6 10.7 (67) GOALS: Casey Scorpions: Fitzpatrick 4 Matthews 2 Petropoulos Gysberts Gent Bate Tynan Sheahan. Sandringham: Dowler 3 Archer 2 Hallahan 2 Michaliades Waller Dunell. BEST: Casey Scorpions: Collins Sheahan Fitzpatrick Tynan Gysberts Magner. Sandringham: Hallahan Sikora Curren Jones Cockie Dowler. NORTH BALLARAT 2.6 6.8 11.10 14.12 (96) PORT MELBOURNE 2.3 5.7 7.11 13.17 (95) GOALS: North Ballarat: McMahon 5 Black 4 Greig 2 Sewell Couch Austin. Port Melbourne: Pleming 2 Scipione 2 Bonaddio 2 Mascitti Allan Cain Burstin Valenti Bentick Skipper. BEST: North Ballarat: Sewell Mullett McMahon Black Couch Greig. Port Melbourne: Johnston Valenti Sandilands Skipper Cain Scipione

DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE - Round 22 NORTH BALLARAT 1.3 6.7 10.10 12.14 (86) PORT MELBOURNE 0.5 5.6 7.6 10.10 (70) GOALS: North Ballarat: Keeble 4 Curnow 2 Kiel McInerney Wehrung Craig Peel Darmody. Port Melbourne: O’Sullivan 2 Thornton Edmondson Purcell Muling Allan Dillon Williams Morris. BEST: North Ballarat: Currie Keeble Schache Kiel Linke Curnow. Port Melbourne: Purcell Woods Muling Williams Sutcliffe Dillon

TAC CUP - Round 17 SANDRINGHAM 1.2 5.6 9.13 12.14 (86) OAKLEIGH 0.1 2.2 4.6 9.8 (62) GOALS: Sandringham: Cathcart 4 Freeman 2 Kelly 2 Barnes Stewart Amon Hayes. Oakleigh: Franetic 2 Hammond 2 Toohey Nolan Billings MacRae Cutler. BEST: Sandringham: Freeman Heatherley Salem Barnes Kelly Ong. Oakleigh: Franetic Collins Ashby Toohey Vizzarri Exon.

VAFA - Premier COLLEGIANS 2.3 7.8 7.9 17.15 (117) ST BEDES/MT 1.3 2.6 6.9 7.9 (51) GOALS: Collegians: S Taft 4 C Lee 4 C Blumfield 3 S Troon 2 M Dyer L Ferguson D Strachan A Croft. St Bedes/Mentone Tigers: P Wintle 2 P Tyquin L Terrell D Holden S Richards S Glennen. BEST: Collegians: J Kamener C Lee T Zimbachs N Blackney S Troon D Strachan. St Bedes/Mentone Tigers: J Robertson C Richards D Waters S Richards J Murnane P Tyquin.

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SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Division 1 ST KILDA CITY 3.1 7.4 10.4 13.11 (89) HIGHETT 1.1 1.4 2.5 3.8 (26) GOALS: St Kilda City: T Quick 3 T Sullivan 2 T Stobart 2 J Belkin 2 D Price 2 J Stinear J Green. Highett: A Edwards D Marshall T Brown. BEST: St Kilda City: D Price R McConchie D McNaughton , Z Holdinghausen G Johnstone T Sullivan. Highett: M Cook S McMicking J Verlin P Quinn P Poelsma J Duscher. CHELSEA HEIGHTS 3.0 6.4 9.5 13.9 (87) HEATHERTON 4.6 4.7 9.10 9.10 (64) GOALS: Chelsea Heights: J Dalton 4 B Gilder 3 J Attard 2 T Marks R Flack D Walsh S Murphy. Heatherton: G Stafford 4 N Jewell 3 M Steiner J McCleary. BEST: Chelsea Heights: R Moor J Attard C Mouritz A Roberts M Fitcher T Marks. Heatherton: G Stafford M Steiner, C Dew N Jewell C Hunter C Grenfell. EAST BRIGHTON 4.8 8.8 12.14 17.17 (119) DINGLEY 1.0 3.2 6.4 7.5 (47) GOALS: East Brighton: T Mahoney 4 T Lappin 3 M Jamieson 2 B Hope 2 A Hewson S Dillon J Whyte D Reid B Douthie. Dingley: P Ball 2 C Morgan J Peet S Vinen B Arnold D Turcarelli. BEST: East Brighton: T Mahoney D Reid N Stewart A Jansen S Dillon B Hope. Dingley: S Vinen J Boyle C Morgan D Andrews A Sawers P Ball. CLAYTON 2.0 5.4 5.6 9.16 (70) MORDIALLOC 0.2 1.2 2.3 3.4 (22) GOALS: Clayton: Details unavailable. Mordialloc: A Scafidi 2 M Reid. BEST: Clayton: Details unavailable. Mordialloc: A Scafidi N Corda M Reid L McIver B Graco N Hoban. ST PAULS 6.3 7.6 9.6 11.8 (74) CHELTENHAM 3.1 5.3 7.5 8.7 (55) GOALS: St Pauls: M Kreymborg 3 M Marasco 2 H Barnes 2 R Best 2 B Hayes P Mercoulia. Cheltenham: C Graham 2 M Andrews T Donnell J Martin B Keast G Pitts C Neophitou. BEST: St Pauls: L Wilson O Lewis A Gilbert B Dawes J Allan H Barnes. Cheltenham: B Fahey J Pennycuick J Roscoe T Bolger J Barclay C Neophitou. Div 1 Res: St Kilda City 7.15 d Highett 7.10, Chelsea Heights 15.12 d Heatherton 2.4, Dingley 18.19 d East Brighton 2.6, Clayton 19.11 d Mordialloc 4.3, St Pauls 9.12 d Cheltenham 6.10. Div 2: Springvale Districts 13.18 d Murrumbeena 6.14, Hampton 18.12 d South Yarra 14.6, Oakleigh District 13.8 d Skye 11.8, Bentleigh 15.19 d Southern Dragons 5.7. Div 2 Res: Oakleigh District 13.11 d Skye 7.8, Murrumbeena 11.11 d Springvale Districts 7.7, Hampton 17.15 d South Yarra 2.3, Bentleigh 26.19 d Southern Dragons 2.2.

AUGUST 29, 2012

Div 3: Caulfield 10.15 d Hallam 8.5, Sandown 12.14 d Dandenong 5.8, Ashwood 15.13 d Endeavour Hills 6.13, Doveton Eagles 25.16 d Lyndale 5.2, Mount Waverley 9.13 d Moorabbin 8.12. Div 3 Res: Hallam 11.10 d Caulfield 8.6, Sandown 10.11 d Dandenong 2.1, Ashwood 16.11 d Endeavour Hills 3.3, Doveton Eagles 7.8 d Lyndale 6.6, Mount Waverley 13.12 d Moorabbin 6.12. Colts: Skye 20.9 d Hallam 5.7, Bentleigh 33.22 d Highett 1.4, Murrumbeena 14.13 d St Pauls 6.7, St Peters 24.12 d Dingley 6.5.

■ CLUB GOLF SUNDAY

CHELTENHAM: AMCR 70 Stableford: P Bjork (11) 39. COMMONWEALTH: AMCR 72 Stableford: B Hohn (16) 40. B: Henley (27) 36. AWR 75: A Byrne (36) 36. Mxd Trophy: J Cahill D Cahill 130. ELSTERNWICK PARK: AMCR 64 Stroke: T Hand (22) 65. KINGSTON HEATH: Stableford: A Hunter (24) 39 cb. METROPOLITAN: AMCR 72 Par: F Burns (22) sq cb. ROYAL MELBOURNE: C’ship: P Little bt T Stephens 1 up. Trophy B: M Brash bt E Evans 5-4. C: R Hunwick bt S Cooper 2 up. Cup D: C Baldwin bt B Hiscock 2-1. E: P Thompson bt B Leslie 3-1. SOUTHERN: Par Div 1: L Vennell (10) 3 up cb. Div 2: J Pallisco (15) 3 up. Div 3: K Bannon (31) 2 up. VICTORIA: 4B: A Caris (17) A Colburt (9) 9 up. Indiv: B Lawrence (20) 5 up. Stableford: P Hart (10) 37. W: A Trakal (30) 38. WOODLANDS: 4B: L Dickens (26) R Dickens (22) 5 up. Indiv A: M Rixon (7) 5 up. B: A O’Brian (14) 4 up. C: J Raatz (22) 5 up. W: L Hayes (33) 2 up.

MONDAY

FAIRWAY at Albert Park: Stableford A: J Waugh (11) 40. B: J Reinhardt (17) 40. C: A Corvi (27) 39. Vis: M Pilkington (Florida 16) 37. METROPOLITAN: Plate: T Hyde (Rossdale) 30 P Bence (Kingswood) 28. SOUTHERN: Stableford: D Boell (18) 34. VICTORIA: Par: K Ross (24) 2 up.

TUESDAY

CHELTENHAM: Stableford: M Jobling (8) 38. COMMONWEALTH: 4B: L Jones (16) B Hawkins (32) 48. METROPOLITAN: AWCR 66 Par A: S Wright (12) 5 up cb. B: P Hayes (27) 6 up. C: C Burness (32) 7 up cb.

ROYAL MELBOURNE: Women Stableford: T Burdeu (36) 33. SANDRINGHAM: Women Stableford A: J Fleming (28) 35. B: L Ritchie (32) 34. C: T Morrison (36) 32. SOUTHERN: Par div 1: D Hayes (21) sq cb. Div 2: D Carter (34) 2 up. VICTORIA: Women Invit Team: K Gehr (34) M Holland (Woodlands 17) S Walker (30) A Scanlon (Rosebud 21) 81.

WEDNESDAY

BRIGHTON: W 4B: B Coletta (19) M McGowan (20) 43. CHELTENHAM: W Stableford: J Boulton (31) 37. COMMONWEALTH: W 4B: L Willersdorf (34) L Kornfeld (19) 44. KINGSTON HEATH: Par A: C Hinshelwood (15) 4 up. B: T Loughnan (18) 6 up. W: R Wilson (28) 2 up cb. METROPOLITAN: AMCR 72 Par: P Lothian (13) 4 up. ROYAL MELBOURNE: W Team: S Ellery (5) L Heffernan (20) B Hammon (32) 87. SOUTHERN: Stableford div 1: F Mohammed (10) 39. Div 2: R Leeming (19) 40. Div 3: I McDonald (29) 37 cb. VICTORIA: AMCR 75 Stableford Intermediate: J Daish (27) 36. WOODLANDS: W Stableford A: J Criswick (14) 39. B: D Redford (20) 39 cb. C: K Turner (35) 37. Snr 9-hole: J Atkinson (45) 32.

THURSDAY

BRIGHTON: Stroke: B Youl (10) 62. CHELTENHAM: Par: R Boyce (16) 3 up. COMMONWEALTH: 4B: J Winch (36) N Roy (16) 46. KINGSTON HEATH: Women American Foursome: K Mather J Corke (15-3/4) 70-1/4. LAKES VIEW: Women Par: R McPhee (36) 4 up. MENTONE: AWCR 70 Stableford A: M Chisholm (28) 37. B: K Bennett (31) 39. C: A Edwards (36) 39. D: T North (40) 36. METROPOLITAN: AMCR 72 Par: P Moore (8) 4 down. SOUTHERN: Stableford div 1: G Ramalinga (14) 33 cb. Div 2: G Thomas (18) 35. Div 3: S Gillespie (33) 38. Midweek Cup: P Avent (12) 32. VICTORIA: 4B: P Hart (11) M Titshall (18) 40 cb. Indiv: M Titshall (18) 35. White: M Yann (28) 35. WOODLANDS: Stableford A: M O’Brien (6) 38. B/Medal: A Dewar (15) 38 cb. C: S Meurs (20) 33 cb. D: C Dunn (23) 35 cb. Snr: W Commins (28) 41. W: T Singham (7) 33.

FRIDAY

METROPOLITAN: AWCR 74 Par: L Burbury (32) 2 up.

SATURDAY

BRIGHTON: 4B: R Britton (24) P Haughey (31) 10 up. W: T Larkin (23) 1 down. CHELTENHAM: Par A: P Shires (8) 4 up. B: C Violeta (24) 2 up. Veteran c’ship f: J O’Callahan 9 down. COMMONWEALTH: Team: M Vassella (15) A Ward (13) C Boys (14) G Boys (12) 97. KINGSTON HEATH: Stableford: R Stevenson (36) 41. LAKESIDE at Albert Park: Stroke A: R Greenhill (4) 68. B/ Medal: S McCormack (14) 67. C: R Deyel (18) 69. W: A Trinca (9) 72. Scr: R Greenhill 72. Cup: E Michel bt G Bryant 1 up. METROPOLITAN: Foursome: S Smith C Smith (7-1/2) 73-1/2. ROYAL MELBOURNE: Stableford East A: W Kay (7) 35 cb. B: J Hall (18) 35. W: S Dalgleish (28) 35. SANDRINGHAM: AMCR 68 Stableford: B Carmichael (21) 40. A: T McAleenan (13) 39. B: J McCarthy (16) 37. C: J Rumbold (24) 38. SOUTHERN: Stableford div 1: M Williams (10) 37 cb. Div 2: A Fernando (13) 35 cb. Div 3: M Ablett (18) 35 cb. VICTORIA: Foursome: K Skehan W Simpson (6) 70. Scr: K Skehan W Simpson 76. White: J Keipert S Cheng (31) 79. WOODLANDS: Stableford A: D Hayes (12) 38. B: G Pridham (17) 39 cb. C: A Bode (27) 36. W: A Drummond (26) 39. Matchplay f: J Chin B Presnell bt P Faulkner L Szabo 1 up.

■ SAILING

SANDRINGHAM: WW: Willarie (G Kaufmann) Pippa, Airwaves.

■ RUGBY UNION

VRU: Dewar Shield: Prem 1: Power House 32 d Harlequin 5, Footscray 32 d Southern Districts. Prem 2: Moorabbin 59 d Footscray 11, Endeavour Hills 22 d Power House 6. Prem 3: Footscray 24 d Power House 14, Moorabbin 45 d Melb Uni 17. A Grade: Eltham 32 d Geelong 15, Northern 20 d Wyndham City 15. B Grade: Melbourne 5 drew Geelong 5, Monash Uni 27 d Maroondah 12. WOMEN: Northern 13 d Power House 12, Endeavour Hills 44 d Box Hill 17. Colts: Endeavour Hills 29 d Melbourne 19, Melb Uni 43 d Harlequin 21. U-18: Moorabbin 34 d Wyndham City 22, Harlequin 42 d Southern Districts 24. U-16: Power House 47 d Southern Districts 7, Endeavour Hills 31 d Northern 7. Div 2: Box Hill 29 d Melbourne 22, Harlequin 29 d Maroondah 20.


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MATCH REPORT

BRIEFS

Zebras face shoot-out CHRIS HOPKINS

YOU BEAUTY: East Brighton’s Darren Andrews takes a mark

Vampires finish top AFTER a nervous few weeks, East Brighton finished the SFL season on top of the Division 1 ladder following a 72-point win over Dingley on Saturday. Two losses in the previous five weeks had shaken the Vampires’ confidence, but an emphatic victory to end the home-and-away season saw them back at their best. They dominated the game and had 12 shots on goal in the first quarter, while Dingley kicked only one. Coach Barry Hope sat the players down during the week to reassess where their season was heading. “It was definitely better. The boys put in a great performance,” he said. “Over the past few weeks we’ve had patches of good footy but today was a fourquarter performance.” East Brighton has the first week of the finals off and will play the winner of next Saturday’s qualifying final between Chelsea Heights and St Paul’s East Bentleigh.

SANDRINGHAM will face Box Hill Hawks in a sudden-death shoot-out in the first round of the VFL finals on Saturday. The Zebras almost went into the match with the confidence of an upset win over the ladder leaders, but fell away in the final term after leading Casey Scorpions by 11 points at three-quarter time. The rampaging Scorpions booted six goals to two in the fourth quarter, a result which meant Sandringham finished sixth on the table. The Zebras failed to take proper advantage of a strong wind in the first and third quarters at Casey Fields, leaving a small enough gap for the Scorpions to strike. They had no answer to Jack Fitzpatrick, who booted four goals for the Scorpions and took numerous marks inside 50. Coach Simon McPhee said poor disposal cost the Zebras one of the upset victories of the season. “We lost the game in the third quarter,” he said. “We didn’t make use of the breeze.“Our effort was really good but we didn’t use the ball as well as we could have throughout the day . . . 50-50 balls and dropped marks are two little things that are controllable and we weren’t as good as we should have been. “That was the difference between the two sides. They were cleaner when it mattered.” However, McPhee said they would take positives into the cutthroat final against Box Hill. “That’s going to be a really tough game,” he said. “We know we have

GARY SISSONS

BY DANIEL PAPROTH dpaproth@fairfaxmedia.com.au

■ SHARKS SUFFER Beaumaris kept Old Melburnians out of the top three of Premier B of the VAFA by beating them with 12.23 (95) to 9.10 (64) on Saturday. The Sharks signalled their intentions with 13 scoring shots to two in the first quarter and only shocking kicking – they were 7.17 at half-time – gave the Old Melburnians something of a sniff. Joel Di Natale and Scott Gower both kicked four for Beaumaris.

UP THERE, SIKORA: Sandringham’s Michael Sikora takes a strong mark what it takes to match it with the best sides and we go into every game feeling confident.’’

VFL FINALS 1st Elimination Final 5 Williamstown v 8 Bendigo 2nd Elimination Final 6 Sandringham v 7 Box Hill

SANDRINGHAM 10.7 (67) Goals: B. Dowler 3, D. Archer 2, J. Hallahan 2, C. Michaliades, C. Waller, S. Dunell. Best: J. Hallahan, M. Sikora, T. Curren, C. Jones, A. Cockie, B. Dowler.

1st Qualifying Final 1 Casey v 4 Werribee 2nd Qualifying Final 2 Port Melbourne v 3 Geelong

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SHAWN SMITS

Siren heartbreak for brave Sabres

CONTEST: Micaela Cocks (right) challenges Cortney Williamson

first quarter before both sides were held to just 11 in the second. The Sabres turned it on in the third with a 23-17 quarter and kept up with Geelong all throughout the last quarter. They had a shot to go four points ahead with seven seconds left on the clock but missed. Anna Teague scored Geelong’s winner. Micaela Cocks top-scored for Sandringham with 20 points, and

■ SANDY TRIO SELECTED Sandringham Dragons development players Josh Kelly, Christian Salem and Angus Bradshaw have been selected in the 2013 intake of the AIS-AFL Academy. Bradshaw is part of the Level 1 squad selected from the NAB AFL under-16 championships. Kelly and Salem are part of the Level 2 squad, that includes players turning 18 next year and eligible to be drafted. ■ DRAGON KICKS ON Former Sandringham Dragons player Fletcher Roberts has impressed in his two games with the Western Bulldogs. He had eight touches against Richmond on debut and then 13 against Sydney. The young utility kicked five goals in the Dragons’ 2011 TAC Cup premiership.

SATURDAY CASEY SCORPIONS 12.14 (86) Goals: J. Fitzpatrick 4, K. Matthews 2, W. Petropoulos, J. Gysberts, M. Gent, M. Bate, J. Tynan, J. Sheahan. Best: D. Collins, J. Sheahan, J. Fitzpatrick, J. Tynan, J. Gysberts, J. Magner.

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SANDRINGHAM Sabres women’s team suffered a heartbreaking twopoint loss to Geelong in a SEABL knock-out final on Saturday night, a shot on the siren ending their season. The scores were tied at three quarter-time but the Supercats hit 17 points to 15 in the final term to run out 68-66 winners. In a tight game with 19 lead changes, Geelong had the ascendancy early, opening with a 23-17

■ SLUMP GOES ON Winless Caulfield Grammarians slumped to their 17th straight loss in Premier A of the VAFA on Saturday, losing 20.14 (134) to 10.8 (68) to St Bernard’s. Andrew Merrington and Chris Mitchell combined for 13 goals for St Bernard’s, and Brett Sinclair was best for the Grammarians.

Tegan Cunningham had 19 points and nine rebounds. Sabres coach Alex Palazzolo said it was a bitter way to end the season. “It’s a really tough way to lose any game, let alone a final,” he said. Despite the gut-wrenching loss, Palazzolo said the players had had a remarkable season. “People predicted we’d finish in the bottom two but to make finals and compete the way we did was sensational,’’ he said.

■ WANT TO KEEP BATTING? Bayside Over-60s Cricket Club is seeking new players for the 2012-13 season. The club, based at Peterson Reserve in Highett West, has two teams. Details: call club secretary Joel McGlynn on 0414 810 156. ■ PRIZES GALORE Tickets for the annual Zebra Circle Raffle are on sale. First prize is $5000 and the first 76 tickets drawn will all receive at least a $100 WISH Gift Card. The prizes will be drawn at the social club at Trevor Barker Beach Oval from 7pm-9.30pm on September 7. Details: call 9598 8629.

AUGUST 29, 2012

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