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BY CATHERINE WATSON FOUR Casey councillors and two former councillors are among a group of election candidates alleging the preferential voting system is being manipulated to bar dissenting voices from the council. A deputation of candidates visited the Weekly yesterday with claims of a large-scale deployment of dummy candidates across all wards to ensure the ‘‘right’’ team is returned. The four current councillors — Judy Owen, Lynette Keleher, Bev Hastie and Kevin Bradford — have consistently been in a minority group of five during the current council term, one of the most acrimonious on record. In Mayfield Ward, 10 of the 14 candidates have listed Cr Bradford at No. 14; in River Gum Ward, 10 of the 16 candidates have listed Cr Keleher at No. 16; and in Edrington Ward, eight of the 18 candidates have listed Cr Owen at No. 17 or 18. Many of the preference lists are almost identical. Of the 85 candidates standing for election — the highest number in the state for this election and the highest ever in Casey — the preference listings for close to two-thirds reveal consistent patterns. Seventeen of the candidates have provided no contact details for voters or media. At least five of the candidates have provided wrong phone numbers. More than 30 did not respond to a Weekly questionnaire that asked — among other things — where they lived and who had paid their nomination fee. The six councillors in the majority group — mayor Sam Aziz, deputy mayor Wayne Smith, Shar Balmes, Geoff Ablett, Amanda Stapledon and Bob Halsall — are running a cross-ward campaign in concert with five new candidates. A two-page combined political advertisement, authorised by former mayor Janet Halsall, appeared in the Berwick News last week and a single Mordialloc printer has printed the pamphlets for all 11 candidates. The disaffected candidates allege that Inga Peulich, the Liberal MP for the South Eastern Metropolitan Region, is a driving force behind

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Mayfield Ward candidate Gary Rowe, a former Liberal MP for Cranbourne, said the presence of so many dummy candidates had made the election a farce. ‘‘It’s the worst I’ve ever seen, and I would say it’s a symptom of what’s wrong in Casey Council. ‘‘I have made and will continue to make representations to the Premier and minister for local government that we abandon preferential voting in council elections. People aren’t getting a genuine choice.’’ Casey returning officer Ian Herron told the Weekly he had received several calls about dummy candidates but the practice was not illegal. ‘‘The only way it would be illegal would be if a candidate is nominated who didn’t know they were being nominated. ‘‘But if a person comes to you and says ‘I’ll pay the nomination fee, all you have to do is sign’, those two people have come to a private arrangement. My hands are tied.’’

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the organisation of candidates. Rafal Kaplon, a candidate for Four Oaks Ward, said he attended a Liberal Party meeting a few months ago in Berwick, called and chaired by Ms Peulich, to organise candidates to run across all wards. The Weekly asked Ms Peulich whether she had any involvement with the Casey election but did not get a response by deadline. However, her spokesman, Gary Anderton, said there were only nine Liberal MPs running across Casey: one each in the Mayfield, Springfield and Balla Balla wards, two in River Gum Ward and four in Edrington Ward. Mr Kaplon said he was interested in standing for Four Oaks Ward but was told the Liberals already had a candidate running there. ‘‘They said Shar Balmes was not a member of the Liberal Party because of her religion but that she was on side. ‘‘When we were talking about River Gum, they said Wayne Smith is a member of the Labor Party ‘but he’s friendly to us’.’’

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Re: TAFE help praised as cuts hit home I am sorry for these special students who will have nowhere to go because of this state government’s TAFE funding cuts. And it’s tiring to hear the same old party line from the state government about providing $1 billion for tertiary training over four years. Note that funding isn’t all for TAFE training — it’s to be shared among approximately 600 private providers and 14 TAFEs. Guess who’ll get the lion’s share of that money? TAFEs cannot be competitive without adequate funding. Terry O’Neill (via web)

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group in society who will hurt the most from these cuts is women. Not only young women students but single mothers needing more training to get back in the workforce. And, of course, more than 1000 women teachers and other staff who will find competing for jobs very, very difficult. As far as courses go, most women are not interested in the trades so, in effect, they are discriminated against. I don’t think Higher Education and Skills Minister Peter Hall has even given this problem any thought. This will become a social travesty with women paying the price for many years to come. Phillip Bell (via web)

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C’mon Higher Education and Skills Minister Peter Hall, $1 billion over four years is $250 million a year. You have just cut $300 million a year. Stop trying to pull this bluff!

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REFUGEES in Casey and Dandenong will find first-time renting less daunting with the release of a new information pack for renters. Multicultural outreach provider AMES created the pack to dispel common misconceptions about renting in Australia. Included in the pack is a breakdown of the rental process, including lodging bonds, writing up condition reports and honouring contracts. AMES accommodation manager Rachel Evans said the main issue facing refugees was a lack of knowledge about the system. ‘‘They lack English, so they are unable to communicate with agents.’’ She said cultural differences also caused problems, with many tenants living in unfamiliar arrangements. ‘‘We’re getting a lot of men living with each other, as single men are seen as undesirable tenants. ‘‘We have to teach people to split the bills and share the cleaning.’’ Endeavour Hills resident Nasser Pourtaei said the help he and his family received from AMES was crucial to securing a home. ‘‘I can confess if I didn’t have my housing

DANDENONG real estate agent Glen Johnson has no hesitation about renting houses to refugees. ‘‘We like to give them a chance, so we give them a six-month lease and they generally do everything a normal tenant would do. ‘‘On the whole they are very respectful and keep the properties reasonably clean and wellcontained.’’ Mr Johnson, of Russo, Thomas and Smith, said about 20 per cent of his properties in Dandenong and Casey were rented to refugees with no rental history. He said they were no more risky than other applicants. Small problems could arise due to a lack of local knowledge, he said, but they were quickly resolved. AMES housing worker Salahdin Dawood said real estate agents were being encouraged to take a chance on first-time refugee renters. He said AMES helped potential tenants with training and liaised with tenants if problems arose. Bonds for properties are secured by the Department of Human Services.

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Give us a chance, say young disabled WHEN Jarrod Marrinon finished TAFE and signed up with an employment agency, he expected he’d soon be working in the IT job of his dreams. Instead, the 24 year old of Narre Warren spent the next three years watching his friends enter the workforce while he was left behind. Mr Marrinon, who now works for the Youth Disability Advocacy Service, said people with disabilities needed to be treated like normal people with normal dreams who needed more help to achieve them. Part of that process was to allow young people to explore their identity — including their sexuality — and have the opportunity to change directions and evolve. ‘‘The system needs to be more individualised. We need to be sat down and asked, ‘What do you want to do, who do you want to be?’ And then you can go and facilitate that for us. ‘‘There is this assumption that if a child is born with a disability they can only do so much, but an

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Holding on for dear life Dedicated dads say it can be a battle staying in their children’s lives after separation, SAMANTHA ROBIN reports.

SUPPORTFORMEN Dads in Distress (24 hours) peer support: 1300 853 437 DadsLink (organised father/children activities including camps): 9345 8011 or victoria.ymca.org.au/dadslink Casey North Community Information Support Service, Fountain Gate: 9705 6699, cnciss@caseynorthciss.com.au or caseynorthciss.com.au. Cranbourne Information Support Service, 156 Sladen Street: 5996 3333, ciss@vicnet.net.au or cranbourneiss.org.au. Relationships Australia: 1300 364 277 or relationships.org.au Dads in Distress Narre Warren South group, Oakgrove Community Centre: 1300 853 437

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n the words of actor Bill Cosby: ‘‘Nothing I’ve ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children.’’ A far cry from the dads of the past who weren’t encouraged to come near the labour ward, modern fathers are playing an increasingly hands-on role in child rearing. Yet, as one in three marriages in Australia end in divorce, more fathers are struggling to maintain that special bond with their children. And for those fighting for sole or shared access to their children, it can be a lengthy battle. After more than $100,000 in legal fees and 12 months of, at times, bitter court proceedings, Andrew — who did not want his real name published — is the sole carer of his two children. Andrew says it has been an emotionally draining experience in a situation where there were no winners. ‘‘It is a battle, but you are just doing what any other parent would do for their kids,’’ he says. Since starting legal action, Andrew has had to sell the family home and move back in with his parents to provide a stable environment for his children. “It has financially crippled me. These costs on top of what the kids need on a daily basis is a big stress.” Throughout court proceedings, dealings with police and in everyday conversation, Andrew says he repeatedly came up against the same comment: “She is the mother”, to which he’d respond: ‘‘Well, I’m the father”. Dean Mason, national chairman of Dads in Distress Support Services, a group for fathers dealing with relationship breakdowns, and author of Daddy’s OK, says there are many pressures working against children enjoying a meaningful connection with both parents following divorce or separation. Mr Mason is calling for courts to be more stringent in ensuring both parents encourage a healthy relationship between their children and the other parent. “There are many ways parents could demonstrate to the court that they were supporting the other parent being involved in the child’s life.’’ He believes recent amendments to the Family Law Act, which included scrapping the ‘friendly parenting provisions’, reduced the power of the court to insist on parents supporting a healthy relationship between their children and former partner. “It is an adversarial system, where parents are encouraged to use whatever tactics they can, including family violence [claims] that often result in preventing one parent from being involved in their children’s lives,” he says. “A parent needs only to allege family violence of some form and the courts and police are obliged to take that allegation seriously.” Mr Mason says societal ideals and practices [ 8 ] WEEKLY – YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE

Fatherly love: Fathers share a special bond with their children. embedded in the Family Court worked against men. “We have a healthy instinct in society to protect women and children first, so when police intervene in an alleged domestic violence situation sometimes it is just easier to take dad out of the equation for a while. “What is not understood is the risk of the father then becoming disengaged from the family. “We have to do something to raise awareness and work towards changing legislation to make it easier for children to stay engaged with their dads.” Stephen Gregory, chairman of the courts practice committee and deputy chairman of the executive of the family law section of the Law

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Institute of Victoria, says the best interests of the child remains as the cornerstone of the family law system. Only the most complex cases ended up at a final court hearing, with most cases resolved either in mediation or prior to court proceedings. ‘‘There is no such thing as ‘custody’ or ‘access’, it is now known as ‘living with’ and ‘spending time with’ children,’’ he explains. ‘‘There is the presumption that both parents should have shared responsibility of the children and that both parents should be included in any long-term decision-making about the children in their lives.’’ Mr Gregory says in situations where one parent is working full-time while the other stays

home, it is likely that situation would stay the same after the couple divorced. ‘‘The court will look at what has happened through the course of the marriage and what the parties’ current circumstances are.’’ Children are never brought into a courtroom. ‘‘Interviews with children are generally conducted by a family consultant, prior to court proceedings.’’ If either party is found to be lying in court, it is up to Australian Federal Police to decide whether to lay perjury charges. Asked if anything can be improved in the court system, Mr Gregory says the Family Court and Federal Magistrates Court need extra funding. ‘‘There is an increasing number of later-in-life separations and with many blended families, including de facto relationships and same-sex relationships, financial arrangements between the parties are becoming more complex. The courts need to be properly resourced to deal with those issues in the future.’’ Reade Smith, who has been heavily involved with the Dads’ Den in Tyabb, run by Dads in Distress, says the peer support group assists men experiencing a difficult time with a partner, going through separation or having problems gaining access to their children. ‘‘We are not qualified counsellors, we don’t counsel people, we just chat in a relaxed environment similar to friends catching up at a coffee shop,’’ he said. One of the mottos of the group is that there is his story, her story and somewhere in between there is the truth. Having been through separation himself, Mr Smith knows how hard it can be. His adult children both live in Queensland. Mr Smith says they encourage fathers at the group to use time they would otherwise have devoted to their children to volunteer in the community. ‘‘We call it ‘free daddy time’ and we urge fathers to donate that time to help out in the community, whether it be mentoring children or coaching the local soccer team. In turn, they may be spending time with children who might not have much contact with their own fathers.’’


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INBRIEF Meeting on panel report Casey Council has called a special meeting tonight to consider the full report of a councillor conduct panel appointed to hear allegations against Cr Kevin Bradford. He was suspended for two months after the panel, appointed by the Municipal Association of Victoria at the request of Casey Council, found ‘‘reasonable grounds’’ for a finding of serious misconduct against him. Cr Bradford described the panel as a ‘‘kangaroo court’’ and is appealing to the Victoria Civil and Administrative Tribunal. He said the hearing was part of a campaign to get rid of him because he had been critical of the council chief executive, Mike Tyler. The council is in caretaker mode leading up to the election.

Man charged over toy gun Two men with a toy gun set off a major police operation at Berwick railway station last Tuesday week. Armed police surrounded the station after reports of two men armed with a gun near the intersection of Clyde Road and the Princes Highway about 9.45am. A man was arrested at the scene and a second man was arrested in a nearby street just before 11am. Police said the gun turned out to be a toy Nerf gun. No one was threatened or shot at during the incident. A 34-year-old Dandenong man was charged with possessing an

imitation firearm. The other man was released without charge.

More parking at station Berwick railway station is set to get an additional 150 parking spaces, bringing the total capacity to 950 cars, making it one of the largest on the network. Gembrook MP Brad Battin said works at the station costing $1.1 million would also include improved pedestrian and cyclist access to complement the duplication of Clyde Road between High Street and Kangan Drive. The state government is extending station car parks to cope with a boom in rail patronage. Pakenham will get another 106 spaces, Narre Warren 138, Beaconsfield 157 and Merinda Park 360. The new railway station at Cardinia Road in Pakenham can accommodate 450 cars.

Dental move fails A motion to pressure the federal government to retain the chronic disease dental scheme lapsed at Casey Council last week because so many councillors had to declare an interest that there was no quorum. The motion was raised by Cr Wayne Smith . A diabetic, he said the motion failed because several councillors were absent and two had to declare an interest because they or a family member used the scheme.

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• Lead debate and fulfil a key leadership role in the community with the ability to understand and develop strong community connections at a strategic level.

MMP was founded in 2010 in partnership with more than 20 prestigious advertisers under the guidance of publisher and founder Antony Catalano. Since June, we have expanded to more than 36 publications and websites, including The Weekly Review, Wyndham Weekly and reviewproperty.com.au. The West Region editor would work out of MMP’s Airport West office and oversee publication of 13 of these titles, stretching from Werribee to Melton, Gisborne to Moonee Valley. A competitive remuneration package will be offered. We are seeking an editor who can: • Manage and inspire a skilled, creative team of people and ensure they are developed to their full potential. • Deliver on-time publications that

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experience with demonstrated ability to lead teams. • Knowledge of Melbourne’s West,

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AUCTION

AGENTS’CHOICE ●

1.68ha

Spacious 4 bedroom sandstone brick home, 3 living areas, large master bedroom full ensuite, WIR, split level lounge, undercover decked pergola, 50’ x 20’ shed, 4 well fenced paddocks, town water and shedding.

Auction Saturday 20th October 2012 at 2.00pm at the property: 75 Berrys Road Nyora Terms: 10% On Signing, 30/60 Day Settlement

5/275 Station Street, Koo Wee Rup Ph: 5997 2133 kooweerup@cho1ce.com.au

www.1stchoiceestateagency.com.au

t People thaPlease

reviewproperty.com.au Ample room to spread out his Henley home of 36 squares under the roofline has four bedrooms and a study — the main bedroom with walk-in wardrobes and en suite with shower, bath and toilet. The kitchen is a chef’s dream with island bench, dishwasher, glass splashback and Caesarstone benchtops. The kitchen overlooks the meals zone. There’s a rumpus room plus family area and covered alfresco. A lock-up double garage has rear roller door and internal access on the 900-square-metre block.

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7 Adriana Circuit, Botanic Ridge Price: $529,000 Agent: Ray White Cranbourne 5995 2003, Paul Ringeri 0412 364 893

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DENNIS FAMILY

www.cascadesonclyde.com.au

AARON J HOMES On Display: Venetian 36, Flamingo 32 www.aaronjhomes.com.au

3 Displays on site Contact: 5943 1063 or 5943 1079

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BERNLY GARDENS ESTATE Skyline Way Berwick Mel Ref 131 C4

Contact Bruce Ward on 0418 101 307

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Alder Way, Cranbourne Mel Ref 130 B11

On Display: Bellagio 40, Rio 25

FRENKEN HOMES On Display: The Castle, The Buckingham & The Olivia Contact Guy Robertson on 0400 939 300 Opening Hours: Mon-Wed 1-5pm, Sat & Sun 10-5pm www.frenkenhomes.com.au

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Indulge yourself and your family in an asset that will grow over time. Build with Red Bluff Homes and secure your future.

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SIMONDS 2 Displays on Site The Parkside and The Lonsdale Contact: Jerome Duchenne 0402 320 001 Opening: Sat/Sun 11am-5pm, Mon-Fri 12pm-5pm www.simonds.com.au

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t 03 9709 0400 redbluffhomes.com.au HENTY PARK DISPLAY VILLAGE Webster Way, Pakenham Mel Ref 317 C11 www.eveestate.com.au Contact Leonie Medic on 0415 531 889

AARON J HOMES On Display: Fremont 34, Mandalay 29 www.aaronjhomes.com.au

FRENKEN HOMES On Display: The Castle & The Entertainer Contact Daniel Smit on 5941 8483 or 0449 590 686 Open: Mon-Wed 1-5pm, Sat 10-5pm & Sun 12-4pm www.frenkenhomes.com.au

DROUIN SPRINGS ESTATE 2 Skipton Street, Drouin VIC Mel Ref 612 U7

RED BLUFF HOMES 1 Display home on site Contact Peter: 0418 515 755 / 1300 857 257 Mon - Sat 11am - 3pm; Sun 12pm - 3pm www.redbluffhomes.com.au


Just what you’re looking for

Land open times 1

Cranbourne Evans Rd www.peet.com.au/quarters

Mel Ref: Land Sales: Call:

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2

133 C2 Evans Rd (opp. Montrose Way), Cranbourne West Open 7 days, 11am-5pm 13 PEET

Officer Princes Hwy www.grandvue.com.au

Pakenham Princes Highway www.peet.com.au/cardinialakes

Mel. Ref: Land Sales: Open: Call:

4

317 K5 Bonneville Pde (off Windermere Blvd), Pakenham Sat-Wed, 12pm-5pm 13 PEET

Pakenham 13 Edenbrook Circuit www.edenbrookestate.com.au

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Mel Ref: Open: Enquiries:

Bald H ill Rd

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Botanic Ridge Cnr Botanic Ridge Blvd & Silverthorn Way www.botanicridge.com.au

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Clyde North Linsell Blvd (off Berwick-Cranbourne Rd) www.cascadesonclyde.com.au

Mel. Ref: Inspect: Land: Features: Enquiries:

8

Cranbourne 150 Berwick Cranbourne Road www.parksedge.com.au

Sales Office: Mel Ref: Inspect: Land Sizes: Enquiries:

150 Berwick Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne 134 E7 Open daily 11am - 5pm 308m2-587m2 Wendy Byrne 13 13 63

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Sales Office: Mel Ref: Inspect: Land sizes: Enquiries:

215 E4 11am to 5pm, 7 days a week Mai Tran, 1300 737 851

134 K2 Open Daily from 12pm-5pm Stage 22 Now Selling! Display village, wetlands and walking trails Rob & Danny 03 5998 5275

Enquires:

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Mel. Ref: Features: Phone:

Cranbourne North Cnr Thompsons & Berwick-Cranbourne Rds www.theavenueatcasey.com.au

Mel Ref: Inspect: Features:

6

130 K10 Sat-Wed 11am-5pm Display Village, wetlands, Woolworths, primary school, parklands, walking trails 1800 882 998

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13 Edenbrook Circuit, Pakenham 215 H10 5 days (Sat through to Wed) 11am – 5pm 321m2 - 697m2 13 13 63

134 C7 9ha recreation reserve, proposed onsite primary school, class A recycled water Jason Bailes 0434 402 665 or 13 PEET

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Mel Ref: Inspect: Features: Enquires:

134 G6 Sat & Sun 12-4pm, Mon & Tues 12-3pm No deposit, turn key new homes 9702 8388

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J.L. Hutt Electrical 24 HOUR SERVICE Specialising in all electrical installations • Extensions/Refurbishments • Stove/Oven/Hot water repair • Switchboard upgrades • TV/Phone/Data G4611597AA-dc24Oct Free Quotes • House Rewires • Safety switches Lic 17824 Jason 772 17824 Shane0411 1300 300 644 Rec 698

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Free Quotes

ALL GLASS

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●Kitchens ●Cabinets ●Laundries ●Vanity

Glazing and Glaziers

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********SUPER SPECIAL********

All aspects of fencing

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- Gates and Fencing - Balustrade - Colorbond - Remote Control - All Steel Repairs FREE QUOTE & MEASURE

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Call Steve: 0413 831 587

REMOVALS

Garages Garage Doors and Carports

A.S Steel Designs

Custom Line Kitchens

Mowing ■ General Gardening Removal

■ Gutters ■ Rubbish

IFT

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A SAWED FENCER

ALL STEEL FENCING

9799 7219 0410 642 965

If You Are Thinking About Moving, PLEASE CALL 0412 301 596. ★ Local ★ Country ★ Interstate ★ 7 days a week ★ Free QuotesG5018043

For All Your Paling, Picket & Colorbond Fencing Needs Removal Of Old Fencing Gates Made To Size, Free Quotes Call 0417 310 566 G5269116AA-dc16Jul

* Colorbond * Merbau Horizontal * Paling & Picket * Retaining Walls * Gates * Demolition & Removal of old fences

■ Lawn

FREE quotes -

 Pensioner Discounts  Licenced Gas Fitter Mobile: 0410 598 443 AH: 9791 9092

Kitchens

Steve’s Gardening Service

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Fencing and Gates

Ahmad: 0433 550 403 Ph/Fax: 8759 0166

ILocal,FCountry T

Maurie - 0407 594 325

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• 3 Meter Tipper • Honest & Reliable

REPAIR of all Types Of Heating & Airconditioning Carbon Monoxide Testing Available Same day response

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• Limited Access • Fully Insured

• Mowing • Ride-On Mowing • Grass Slashing • Whipper Snipping • Weed Spraying • Lowest Rates

G5359801AA-dc28Aug

• DOMESTIC • COMMERCIAL • AUTOMOTIVE DOUG AMOS Over 20 Years Experience 0434 499 239

Painters and Decorators

A & A BOB BROTHERS PAINTING 20 Years Experience Low Price Interior/Exterior 10 Year Guarantee Immediate Start Pensioner Discount 0412 122 270 Free Quotes 9795 3274 G5382570

AIR CONDITIONING & HEATING - Installation, service & repair - Lic 43191 ALL BRANDS

Tony 0411 966 361 or 8790 5551 MJ AIR CONDITIONING

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A.A.UNIK PAINTING SERVICE • All Types of Domestic / Industrial • New Home / and repaint / Plaster repair • Public Liability Insurance • Quality Work Guaranteed • Competitive Rates & Free Quotes

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Local, Country, Interstate No Job Too Small Packing & Cleaning Services Also Available

AIRCONDITIONING SERVICES Lic 44339

&

“Reliable Service with Old Fashion Care”

G5339811AA-dc21Aug

Soil Moving, Spreading & Levelling

G4905772AA-dc14Feb

Let Us Make Your Next Move Stress Free

M&M Lawn Mowing

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Site Cleans, Trenches, Rotary Hoe, Post Holes,

Heating

G5237745AA-dc3Jul

FLAVS FURNITURE TRANSPORT & REMOVALS

AAA MINI DIGGERS

Call David 0438 055 166

Garden Services

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Furniture Removals

G5194755AA-dc19Jun

Excavations and Earth Moving

Call 9704 8046 or 0409 505 750


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 No job too small  Domestic/Commercial  Free quotes  All work fully guaranteed

LEAKING TAPS?

Mob: 0412 319 460 - AH 9548 4045

1st Tap fixed Was $99 Now $69 SAVE $30 Each additional tap Only $10

METRO PAINTING & DECORATING

To stop the leaks Call Ty

FREE QUOTES

Ph: 9794 6706 Mob: 0412 503 390

Rubbish Removal

0438 116 568

G5447441AA-dc9Oct

G4623690

PAK BIN HIRE

THUMBS UP PLUMBING

Termite Proofing, AEPMA member, Commercial & Domestic

Lic 45093

For any domestic plumbing Call Jarrod 0418 134 277

• Ants • Bees • Wasps • Spiders • Mice • Rats etc

5964 3888 / 0412 990 372

5m3, 6m3, 8m3, 10m3, 12m3, 20m3, All walk in bins

0409 232 286

*You will give our quality the thumbs up*

✧ New Homes ✧ Domestic ✧ Commercial ✧ Extension ✧ Renovation & Small jobs ✧ Cornice ✧ Insulation

ALL TREES & HEDGES

COOLTOUCH SERVICES AU-05390 Domestic & Commercial

Free quote Kum 0405 985 960

G5298709

FREE QUOTES ALL AREAS ON TIME, EVERYTIME

Repairs & service of refrigeration ★ Air conditioning ★ Washing machine ★ Work guaranteed ★ Pensioner discount

9755 5720

JOHN 0412 257 880

0410 508 766 G5356899

COOLTOUCH SERVICES

AU-05390 Domestic & Commercial Repairs & service of refrigeration ★ Air conditioning ★ Washing machine ★ Work guaranteed ★ Pensioner discount

0410 508 766 G5356933

Windows

EBURNE GLASS & WINDOWS Timber Windows Repaired or Replaced.  Aluminium Windows  Safety Glass  Glass Repairs  Free Quotes www.timberwindowrestorations.com.au

Phone Gerry 0401 209 338 or 8786 5259

General

CHEAP TREE LOPPING

Refrigeration

DS FAST PLASTERER

Servicing Shire of Cardinia and the Berwick area

Tree Services

Plasterers

9795 2766

Bill Hogan

Adult Phone Talk

Adult Services

ALL FETISH! Anything goes! from 99c/min 1300 700 904 1902 226 323 Chat now! $5.45/min pay/mob extra

WE RESTORE YOUR ROOF AS ITS OUR OWN!

G5441962AA-dc8Oct

• 10 Years Guarantee • Free Quotes

Call Savas 0412 707 212 or 9795 4516

Mick 0418 131 374

APN Plumbing

New Ridge Roof Restoration

1300 440 651

# Flexible Pointing # Respraying

% 40

# Qualified Roof Tiler

f of

ANTENNAS

HD/Digital ready Extra TV / Phone points TV Mounting/Home theatre

0421 210 232

Air Conditioning

9700 1899 - 0439 931 138 - 5940 9663

DIGITAL TV SPECIALISTS

All your plumbing needs

ENDEAVOUR PLUMBING PTY. LTD. (Lic. 31398) Blocked Drains, All General Plumbing, Hot Water Services * Quality Workmanship Guaranteed * No Job Too Small

0411 615 815 or 9700 3539

G5441900AA-dc8Oct

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• Roofing • Water • Blockages • Gas Fitting • Drainage • Renovations Lic No. 35221 • Hot Water Service Change Overs

• High Pressure Cleaning • Rebedding • Flexable Pointing • Resealing/Painting • Tile Replacement • Storm Damage

No Obligation Free Quote

Ladies 18 + CALL FREE* 9912 8424 * Local/STD/mobile charges apply.

Same Day Response Local Technicians All 100% Guaranteed Home Theatre Installations FREE on-site Signal Test and Quote Government Endorsed Installers

131 546 www.jimsantennas.com.au Upholsterers

ROOF PLUS `Leaks Found & Stopped!’

APB UPHOLSTERY  30 years experience i  A full recover service  Lounge suites made to order  Free quotes  Free pick-up & delivery

24 Hour Call • Storm Damage & Insurance Work • Cement/Terracotta Tiles • Valley • Leaks • Top Ridge Capping • Skylight & Tile Leaks • Rebedding & Flexi Pointing • Spouting & Downpipes • Pensioner Discount

0411 800 360 or 9704 2114

G5364602AA-dc4Sep

Ph: 9798 3074 or 0417 582 601

9793 5289

26 Rhur St, Dandenong. Open 7 days

Adult Services BLACK OPAL Friendly and welcoming staff.. Eager to pamper and please.. 12 Dandenong St, Dandenong. 10am - very late. 9792 3008 swa194be.

Ph David 0403 425 592

G5384762AA-dc10Sep

Ph Brad 0408 303 414

Next Generation Roof Restoration

3 3 3 3 3 3

G5429857AA-dc9Oct

HOT WATER SYSTEMS SYSTEM

G5259168AA-dc16Jul

# Pensioner Discount # No job too small

For All Your Plumbing & Gasfitting Needs ~ Lic 42417 Trust your local licenced Plumber

064

$2.26 per min. pay/mob ex. Provider: Skyecloud.

Above ALL

Call Adam: 0415 456 563

BSW Plumbing & Gas

GUYS CALL 1900 934

Credit Card 9912 8479

TV and Home Entertainment Services

# Rebedding & Pointing # Pressure Cleaning

Reliable, Fast & Friendly Service Specialising in Older homes: Maintenance and Renovations Water Tanks, H.W.S, Roofing, Gutters & Blockages. Home Maintenance through to New homes

• Trees & Stumps Removed • 20 Years Experience • Free Quotes. G5182526AA-dc25Jun

For all your roofing needs

Lic. 48953

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Hot Water Service Replacements Hot & Cold Water Replacements Lic. 47089 Kitchen & Bathroom Renovations Burst Pipes, Sewer Blockages, Gas Installations On time every time OR discounts given For a friendly service Call Ross on 0417 128 536

G4578625AA-dc17Oct

For all your plumbing needs

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• Repairs/Restoration • Cement & Terracotta Tiles • High Pressure Cleaning • Rebedding & Pointing • 3 Acrylic Coat System • Clean Gutters & Downpipes • Free quote • 7 year guarantee • 10% Discount Call George 0435 925 798 or Seb: 0422 577 276

G5398462AA-dc17Sep

SOLE TRADER

Plumbing

SWA3337BE

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LATIN ROOF RESTORATION

G5350854AA-dc27Aug

holinthewall@gmail.com

Aff ordable Plumbing

G5352820AA-dc27Aug

For a free quote call

Phone 0400 297 762

G5103033AA-dc17Sep

Give ED a call !!! Extensions and pergolas No job too small

• Tree removal • Stump grinding • Hedging & pruning • Landscaping • $10m liability insured

$1290

JIMA002r

PLASTERER Got a hole in the wall ?

M FRO

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Jack 0418 317 199

swa4281be

New ladies. Visiting till late. Phone: 5995 5529 swa8244e.

For all your tree services..

Roofing Services

Also specialising in all types of plumbing & emergency plumbing Lic 38342

PH - 1300 ESCORT 24hrs/7 days

Secret Nights

Jack’s Plastering & Carpentry

!New Homes !Extensions !Renovations !Small Jobs

7 Day AH Service

Cougar Ladies The best of 30's, 40's & 50yo. We're eager to please & a total tease Ph: 9495 2738 swa4281be

COURTNEY - 23yo sexy blonde. Tall, toned and terrific. Very friendly and affectionate. Outcalls: 9495 2741 swa4281be

Garden of Eden Tel: 9792 4411

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SENSUAL Pampering Open 10am 7 Days

9708 5555 swa3420b

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Red Lantern Full Service from $80

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More new ladies

★ MIRANDA 0422 438 583 Friendly country girl. Hot little figure. No sms swa4945xe

9793 2988 9793 2986

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Termite & Pest Control

Incorporating Koowerup Bin Hire G4990691AA-dc20Mar

Pest Control

AFFORDABLE WASHING MACHINE REPAIRER

 Dishwashers & Dryers  Computerised Models  Buy and sell  All Work Guaranteed  Same Day Service $10 SERVICE CALL

9755 5720

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30 YRS EXPERIENCE

Washing Machine and Dryer Repairs G5442008AA-dc8Oct

MASTER PAINTER Oakwood Painters & Decorators

Roofing Services ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ ★ ★ ★ TAYLOR & SON ROOFING ★ ★ ★ ★ ● Will fix and improve any tiled roofs ★ ★ ★ ★ ● From a small leak to a new roof ★ ★ ★ ● Qualified roof tilers ● 30 years experience ★ ★ ★ Free quotes ● Pensioner discount ★ ★ ★ ★ 9796 9232 or 0402 439 107 ★ ★ G5312874 ★ ★ ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ ★

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Painters and Decorators

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Mel 95 E3, 7days

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Weekly Classifieds Public Notices

CLASSIFIED DEADLINES For Casey Weekly Berwick, Pakenham Weekly Friday 5.00pm Monday 10.00am

Phone 13 24 25 8.30am-5.00pm, Monday - Friday. All major credit cards accepted. G4840299

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL ADVERTISERS

Music

Attractive 66yo Female Average build, seeking companionship with Non religious unattached male 60 plus. Phone 0413 217 990.

Email: classifieds@yourweekly.com.au

or go to our website www.adcentre.com.au/vic

(Never known to fail). O most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel fruit of Vine splendorous of heaven, blessed Mother of the son of God, immaculate virgin assist me in this my necessity. O star of the sea help me and show me herein you are my Mother. O Holy Mary Mother of God, Queen of heaven and earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succour me in my necessity. There are none that can withstand your power. O show me here you are now my Mother. O Mary conceived without sin pray for us (3 times). Holy Mary I place this cause in your hands. (3 times). Thank you for your mercy towards me and mine. Amen. This prayer must be said three days and after that the request will be granted and the prayer must be published. G5443277

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Clairvoyants and Astrology

HERE & BEYOND WITH MAGDALENA

CL ASSIFIEDS FOR RESULTS CALL

13 24 25

BERWICK 65 Enterprise Ave, Berwick

Intuitive Psychic readings. Reiki Master. Phone 9704 5773 or 0425 710 486

www.clairvoyant.vpweb.com.au

Accounting Services and Tax Agents

Massage Therapy RELAXATION MASSAGE 28 Heyington Cr, Noble Park Nth. Shower available. 7 days, 10-7. Phone 0430 042 882.

Dandenong DJZ Accounting Individual, company, small business Tax returns 16 Clow Street Dandenong. Opposite KFC

Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.30pm Sat 10am-2pm Telephone 9794 5983 No appointment necessary

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2011 Sunday 21st October Starts 4PM Sharp Clubrooms, Waratah Reserve, Doveton Ave, Doveton. All Members Welcome Have a Say in your Clubs future All enquiries Secretary 0416 864 429 G5421057AA-dc9Oct

October 9, 2012

NOBLE PARK 3BR, heating, close to transport, shops and school. $330pw. Bond and references required. Call Aida: 0411 700 010.

Relaxation & deep tissue therapy, shower facilities, appt necessary. New staff. Phone 0408 900 717.

✰ Tantra Massage ✰

For Sale DRY REDGUM Free delivery. $120 per cubic metre. Please phone 0417 324 380.

DRY REDGUM Free delivery. $120 per cubic metre. Please phone 0417 324 380.

Victoria Looking for houses to purchase in local area by private investors For a fast solution to selling your house

Call Julie 0405 678 489

Houses For Sale

No Bank Loan Home For sale by owner. Berwick, 4bed/ 2 bath and 2 car garage. ✆ Julie 0405 678 489.

~ GLASS HOUSENAMES ~

THAI LADY Massage, $65 per hr. For relaxation please phone for appointment 0413 503 748, 9am8pm. Mon to Fri. Somerville.

Easy, clean & quiet, work from home, light manufacturing.Telstra award winning, high profit margin with machinery, templates & 2 days training included. (Not a Franchise) Exclusive state ownership for Vic. $25K+gst

www.housenamesaustralia.com.au

Full Body Massage • Relaxation & Deep Tissue • Waxing • New Staff Friendly & Welcoming Shower facilities now avail Springvale South 9546 9999 Open 7 days

Please Phone 02 4782 9933 G5438881

Resume Services COMPETITIVE RATES All typing and resumes. High quality. Extensive experience. Please call Maureen 9700 7947/0430 430 620

Situations Vacant

Pets and Pet Care JENNI-FURS PET MINDING • Going on Holidays? • Work Late?

I COME TO YOU

SPRINGVALE 2/67 Glendale Road. 2 bedroom unit with double carport and BBQ area. $255 per week. Call Mick: 0403 448 215.

We Buy Houses

Business Opportunities

Sensual Tantric body work. CBD ☎ 9824 2261. tantramassage.com.au

Trading World

Spray Painter Labourer For working on tankers, trucks and trailers. Good working conditions and wages. Must have own transport. SE suburbs. Junior wages apply 9706 5706.

Situations Vacant

Couriers

Drivers Part or full time required for florist business.

Phone 0416 938 699 G5429927

CLEANERS REQUIRED

FIRE WOOD

• Feed Pets • Walk Dogs  Jenni 0448 811 543

Dry split Red Gum $280 per ton, Dry split Yellow Box $350 per ton, Split Mallee Stumps $330 per ton, Mountain Ash $250 per ton.

We currently have vacancies for cleaning staff to work across multiple positions in Melbourne & surrounding suburbs, including Knoxfield, Dandenong, Mulgrave & Moorabbin. Locations include shopping centres, office buildings, serviced apartments & domestic sites. No Exp required. FULL TRAINING PROVIDED. You must be able to attend Information Session and be an Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident. Eligibility Criteria Applies.

Mobile Dog Wash and Dog Training

To apply, please call 8398 1722 or email your CV to aliddington@miss.vic.edu.au G5444136AA-dc8Oct

Soccer

DOVETON SOCCER CLUB INC.

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Swedish Massage

1902 276 034. $3.96 pm pay/mob extra. 1300 349 734. C/card $3.60pm.

A wide range of guitars & musical instruments on display

ENDEAVOUR HILLS 3BR BV, new carpet and paint. Walk to shops. $300pw. Bond and refs. Ph 0450 397 977. www.mosgiel.tk.

Massage Therapy

Guiding Light Psychics

G5293376AA-dc30Jul

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PRAYER to the Virgin Mary

$99 Kickstarter

All Ages & Levels Welcome!

9769 9252 The Music Centre

DOVETON Lrg 3BR home, renov, LUG, big yard. Close to freeway, shops, transp and schools. Def no pets. $300pw. Bond and refs required. Call: 0408 573 565.

Health and Wellbeing

Houses and Land Wanted

G5392446AA-dc18Sep

Piano/Keyboard, Guitar, Bass, Sax, Clarinet, Flute, Recorder, Singing. Any age & level. Jazz - Rock - Classical Specialty lessons for preschool children. Instrument sales available. Pianoforte Music College & Sales EXCELLENCE SINCE 1975 Narre Warren 9796 7090 Weekdays 11am - 8pm, Sat 10am - 5pm

0424 752 835

CENTRAL DANDENONG 3 BR home, very clean, new kitchen, fresh paint, htg/cooling, close to all amens, LUG. ☎ 0426 217 748

G5009129AA-dc27Mar

MUSIC LESSONS

Discover Simple Technique to CASH in on Spring Carnival Phone

PIANO - KEYBOARD - GUITAR - DRUMS - VIOLIN

G5270358AA-dc16Jul

Music

142-144 Frankston-Dandenong Rd, Dandenong 3175

We’ve got it all for you! Your readymade market place for buying or selling . . . our Classifieds give you a wide market to choose from. To place ads in the Classifieds contact one of our friendly staff.

MUSIC LESSONS

BOOKY BUSTER

To Let

Musical Instruments

G5350108AA-dc27Aug

The Competition and Consumer Act provides that advertised prices for goods and services which attract GST should be GST inclusive. Prices should not be quoted as being 'excluding GST' or 'plus GST' or by the use of words or phrases conveying similar meaning. Readers are entitled to expect that the advertised prices are the actual prices at which they can purchase the particular goods and services. Metro Media Publishing will not knowingly accept for publication any advertisement which may be in breach of the Competition and Consumer Act or any other relevant law.

Personal

ENDEAVOUR HILLS Large BR avail. $120 singles $140 couples + expenses per week. Pref 20-30 y/o. Phone Seb 0432 145 423. ROOMS AVAILABLE Single rooms. Gents only. 48 Hammond Rd/45 Hemmings St, Dandenong. Call John mobile: 0417 336 906.

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Proof deadline: All Classifieds:

Business Opportunities

G5443077AA-dc8Oct

Public Notices

Shared Accomodation

G4968355AA-dc26Mar

SOUTHERN COMFORT INTERNATIONAL  9588 0743 16 CITRUS ST, BRAESIDE “Google us Online”

Multiple Insertions - Errors in multiple insertion advertisements after the first day of publication are not the responsibility of the publisher. Please check the first day advertisement and advise of any error to the appropriate sales department. Cancellation - Cancellations are not accepted after deadline.To ensure cancellation is effective, cancellations must be phoned through to the appropriate sales department prior to deadline & advertisers will be issued with a cancellation number for each advertisement. Disclaimer - Metro Media Publishing regret that it is not possible to verify information other than that conveyed in editorial content of the newspaper. Although Metro Media Publishing endeavour to ensure the accuracy of everything published, the Competition and Consumer Act requires Metro Media Publishing to disclaim any belief in the truth or falsity of information which is supplied and which is published in other than editorial content. The publisher reserves the right to omit or alter any advertisement. The advertiser agrees to indemnify the publisher for all damage or liabilities arising out of the published material. Indemnity - Any other liability of the Publisher or any of its officers, employees or agents howsoever arising in respect of an advertisement or series of advertisements, and which does not arise by any lack of care or skill on the part of the Publisher, is limited to a total of $50.00 for each advertisement or series. The Publisher makes the stipulation contained in the preceding sentence on behalf of its officers, employees and agents and, in addition, the Advertiser agrees with the Publisher not to bring or be party to or assert any action claim counterclaim or set-off against any of them at variance from the protection sought to be extended to them by this condition. Terms & Conditions - Full copies of Metro Media Publishing's Terms & Conditions relating to classified and display advertising are available at all branches or by phoning any of the numbers below. Printed & Published by - Antony Catalano of 113-115 York Street, South Melbourne 3205 for Metro Media Publishing (who accepts responsibility for election and referendum comment). The Casey Weekly Berwick, Pakenham Weekly are printed at Rural Press Ltd, 30-32 Grandlee Drive, Wendouree, Vic, 3355. Classified advertising (all papers): 13 24 25 Dandenong: 9238 7777 Werribee: 9731 2777 Airport West: 8318 5777

G5186016AA-dc11Jun

Full Service 20 mins $65 - 1 hour $155 Relaxation from $40 - 1/2hr $70

ALL ADVERTISERS - PLEASE NOTE

G5415567AA-dc25Sep

20 Show Entry Plus Recieve $20 Voucher

Accounting Services and Tax Agents

G5106250AA-dc8May

SWA4015BE SWA4015BE

G5296457AA-dc6Aug

Adult Services Southern Comfort International’s Popular Hot Live BI-Twin XXX Shows Night Shows Thurs 7:15pm Sat 8pm Hot Day Shows Thurs, Fri and Mon 12Noon.

Free delivery in the Dandenong metro area.

Ph: 9706 4685/0419 304 555

All natural shampoo’s. clipping and washing service. Also home of Koo Wee K9 Bootcamp Group dog training.

Contact Carol 0412 076 095

Wanted to Buy Australia’s new home for property

CA R AVA NS C am p e r s an d Poptops wanted. Top cash paid. Phone anytime: 5250 2595 or 0409 599 541

Child Care Workers Wanted: Certificate III in Children’s Services Diploma qualified in Early childhood learning Second in Command in Early Childhood

Contact 5995 7084 for further information

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Weekly Classifieds Situations Vacant

HC & MC TRUCK DRIVERS

Contact ALLSTAFF Australia on 1300 657 632 or fax your CV to 5995 5751 or e-mail it to melbourne@allaus.com.au

PHONE

13 24 25

CALL NOW FOR THE NEXT CLASS

☎ 5996 1111 G5328428

CL ASSIFIEDS

*Eligibility Criteria applies

PH: 9356-4646

Mob: 041-437-6163

Website: www.guidestartraining.com.au

Motoring

*Training delivered with Victorian & Commonwealth Gov’t Funding

Auto Services If you have a disability or permanent medical condition and are looking for work, then we can assist you. We have 20 years experience in offering personalised service and support to suit your needs. We get results. Call us at Dandenong Valley Job Support

Dandenong Pakenham Cranbourne Moorabbin

ph: 9792 3666 ph: 5940 8838 ph: 5996 7254 ph: 9556 5406 www.dvjs.com.au

AAA1 CAR REMOVALS We pay you up to

$1000

CASH FOR ANY OLD CAR TODAY G4625829AA-dc24Oct

Phone: 9792

Car and Truck Hire G5348820AA-dc27Aug

WORKSAFE HIGH RISK LICENCE’S FOR;

RENT & buy from $10 per day. Bad credit & pensioners welcome. From no deposit. No application refused. Credit Lic Reg No: 7 E 2 9 6 7 9 8 1. P l e a s e p h o n e 03 9794 7171 or 0433 929 970.

Caravans and Trailers TRAILER 1.8metre length x 1.5 meter width, single axle, 10 years old, hand made, 2mm thick base. $400. Phone 0418 584 039.

2677

LMCT9999

Cars New and Used PLEASE NOTE: Private party sales are open to negotiation, therefore statutory charges may vary and are not included in quoted prices. G5349525

Driving School AZIM DRIVING SCHOOL Experienced instructor for auto. Special offer 5 lessons $140. Driving test only $120. Phone: 9700 1146 or 0433 130 940.

FOR ALL YOUR CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING ENQUIRIES

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Casey’s Arts and Events team delivering the public art

13 24 25

program and encouraging and enhancing community participation in arts and cultural activities. You will have relevant tertiary qualifications and substantial experience in public art projects as well as arts and community cultural development. In return Casey offers you great working conditions including a 4 weekly RDO, subsidised gym Fast Art 166547_v7

membership, and great learning and development opportunities. Salary commences at $69,787 per annum plus super.

FOR RESULTS!

Mention this ad to receive 10% off food pkg

AUSTRALIAN EASY TRAIN PTY LTD

Arts Development Officer

CLASSIFIEDS

*Conditions Apply*

• Cert IV in Disability • Cert III & IV in aged care • Cert III & IV in home and community care

G5428329AA-dc1Oct

It’s your career!

Receptions Casey Scorpions At Casey Fields Cranbourne.

*GOVT FUNDED COURSES IN NOBLE PARK

Forklift, Stockpicker, Dogman, Rigging, All Cranes, Elevating Work Platforms, Scissorlifts, Hoists, Construction Induction Card, Spotters & Earthmoving training and assessments. Call our friendly staff at Australian Easy Train Pty Ltd on (03) 9706 4881 to see how to obtain your $50 voucher. Email: courses@auseasytrain.com.au Website: www.australianeasytrain.com.au

or apply online at WWW.FERMA X .COM.AU

To advertise or place your wedding photo in this section contact one of our friendly staff on

FREE FUNCTION ROOM HIRE

13 24 25

1300 654 910

For further information visit www.casey.vic.gov.au

13 24 25

Classifieds

Please call us at

Celebrations

Classifieds 13 24 25

Training and Career Services

MATERIALS DELIVERED DIRECTLY TO YOU GREAT FLEXIBILITY - you choose your hours ALL AGES WELCOME (students, adults, retirees, groups, etc) NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED VEHICLE AN ADVANTAGE, but not essential

Applications close: 18 October 2012

TAILOR REQUIRED Part time Tailor required. Experience essential. Must speak English. Ph Orya 0402 226 164 or Maria 0402 226 169.

G5087067AA-dc11Jun

To be a successful you must have • Recent Work References • Provide a current VIC Roads report • Own Reliable Transport • Flexible Attitude • Able to lift heavy objects • Be available for an immediate start

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Do you want to complete your apprenticeship and need the right opportunity? Coolibah Herbs, a leading produce supplier, based in the Devon Meadows/Pearcedale area, is seeking to employ a partly qualified Motor Mechanic who has achieved a minimum of 3 years as an apprentice to join our workshop team. We are offering the right candidate the opportunity to complete their apprenticeship and for ongoing training and upskilling into new areas of mechanical expertise. To be successful in the role you must meet our minimum requirements and be willing to learn, reliable & punctual. Forklift Licence would be advantageous but not essential. This position is part of a team who are responsible for the maintenance and refurbishment of all farm equipment, including a sizeable tractor and motor vehicle fleet, and would suit a candidate who has a desire to grow their career within a successful family oriented business. If you have a current driver’s licence, your own transport and meet the above criteria, we would like to hear from you. Apply in writing, addressing the above criteria to; HR Coordinator, PO Box 1111, Pearcedale, 3912 or by email to hr@coolibah.com.au or by facsimile to 03 5998 1020

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Holding our breath before the gates open BY ROY ASPINALL

More joy: Owner John Singleton and trainer Gai Waterhouse celebrate More Joyous’s victory in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Picture: Dallas Kilponen

THE BMW Caulfield Cup Carnival is expected to be as big as ever when it kicks off on Saturday. The Victorian Spring Racing Carnival covers eight consecutive weekends of elite group 1 racing in Melbourne. Starting at Caulfield on September 22 and concluding at Ballarat on November 25, the carnival takes in 65 race days and a record 115 race meetings. About 650,000 people are expected to enjoy a day at the races during this year’s carnival, which offers more than $50 million in prizemoney and some of the world’s most coveted races. It will feature the biggest influx of overseas contenders, with the first 16 having arrived on September 29. Major interest, however, starts this Saturday with Caulfield Guineas Day

and extends through until Sandown Guineas Day at Sportingbet Park, Sandown, on Saturday, November 17. Last year, the spring racing carnival generated more than $570 million for the Victorian economy and supported more than 3600 full-time jobs. Among the international invasion on September 29, and now at the Werribee International Horse Centre, are the previous two winners of the Melbourne Cup, Americain (2010), part owned by Dandenong sporting and business identity Gerry Ryan, and Dunaden (2011). They are joined by the current Melbourne Cup favourite, Mount Athos, trained by Luca Cumani, who has already trained two seconds in the Flemington ‘two miler’. Major event on Saturday is the Group 1 $1,008,000 Caulfield Guineas (1600 metres).

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Traditionally the Caulfield Guineas is one of the most exciting events of the spring as it brings together the nation’s best three-year-olds over a competitive distance. This year promises to be one of the best with the clash of Pierro, unbeaten in eight starts, and Epaulette, the half brother to last year’s winner Helmet. Albrecht, Ashokan, Shamexpress and All Too Hard are definite contenders. Trained by Gai Waterhouse, Pierro is aimed at the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on October 27, when he will clash with stablemate More Joyous. More Joyous will complete her Cox Plate preparation when she runs in Saturday’s $402,000 David Jones Rose Clinic Toorak Handicap (1600 metres) at Caulfield. November 17 will be Sandown Guineas Day on Sportingbet Park Sandown’s Hillside track.


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Audi’s hottest machine unleashed Ewan Kennedy and Derek Ogden road test the stunning RS 5 All of this geared technology is enough to get the Audi RS 5 to 100km/h from rest in just 4.5 seconds, no mean feat for a vehicle weighing on the high side of two tonnes if a couple of big Aussie blokes are on board. Top speed is normally electronically limited to 250 kilometres an hour. We are told 280km/h is available on request to Audi if the engineers there are confident in your driving ability. Top speed is irrelevant off the race track in Australia, but the smooth and instant power delivery adds driver confidence when overtaking on country roads or merging onto motorways. Brakes feature internally ventilated discs. Callipers are painted high-gloss black. During our time with the ultra-hot Audi RS 5, fuel consumption ranged from 10.6 litres per 100 kilometres in highway cruising to 18-plus litres per 100 kilometres in stop/start city traffic. Audi RS 5 is a stunner of a coupe both in looks and actions, displaying all that Audi stands for in style and automotive technology. At $161,400 plus on-roads, it’s not cheap.

ate last year, the Australian motoring media was let loose in a range of coming new Audi models, including a special limited edition of the RS 5 coupe. The standard variation of the Audi RS 5 has been our review car all week and, like its ‘limited’ brother, it’s a high-performance German machine guaranteed to bring a big smile to the face of any keen driver. The tall, single-piece radiator looks as though it takes in more cool air than the Vienna Boys Choir in an Alpine concert. The 19 or 20-inch wheels wouldn’t look out of place on a Ben Hur chariot; twin elliptical exhaust ports look about the size of a ship’s funnels and create a stirring fanfare from the booming V8. A worked version of Audi’s 4.2-litre V8 engine produces a stirring 331kW of power and the RS 5 takes advantage of Audi’s seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission and quattro allwheel drive with self-locking centre differential and torque sharing on all four wheels. In addition, there’s a sport differential for variable distribution of power between the rear wheels.

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Coach pulls the pin on Wickers BY BRAD McGRATH BERWICK coach Dean Rice has stunningly quit the club because of simmering tensions between him and the board of the MPNFL Casey Cardinia League club. The Wickers have moved swiftly to appoint his successor, with Rice’s assistant coach from last season Rhys Nisbett taking the reins. The Weekly understands Rice became frustrated with Berwick’s decision to accept applications for the senior coaching position despite the former Carlton and St Kilda hard man having guided the young outfit to the finals in successive seasons. Rice refused the opportunity to go into detail about his decision to quit but said he could not carry on as coach without the full support of

the board. ‘‘A few things were going on behind the scenes that had made my position untenable,’’ he said. ‘‘It’s staggering that this has happened with what we have been able to achieve over the last couple of years. ‘‘That’s probably the reason they have not been successful.’’ Berwick president Cliff Donegan refused to say if Rice would have been coaching the club next season if he hadn’t withdrawn from the application process. ‘‘I don’t know,’’ he said. Donegan said Nisbett had put his hand up to coach the club and they went through an ‘‘interview process’’ before making the appointment. ‘‘There were a couple of people who put in to coach the senior team — a couple of his assistants

actually,’’ Donegan said. ‘‘He thought his position was untenable and resigned.’’ Donegan said the club was excited Nisbett, the son of former coach Daryl, had been appointed to the top position, with the Wickers’ former player expected to move seamlessly into the top job after being Rice’s right-hand man this season. ‘‘We have made an appointment,’’ he said. ‘‘It’s no reflection against Dean Rice, he has been excellent for us and he has been great for the kids and taught us a lot.’’ Rice, 44, said he would assess his footballing future in the next couple of weeks and didn’t rule out coaching next season. ‘‘I’ve had a few offers here and there and I’ll make my mind up over the next couple of weeks,’’ he said. ‘‘I’ll just weigh it up.’’

Rampaging Cougars mow down St Kilda BERWICK Cougars have made an early season impression by enforcing the mercy rule on St Kilda in their Baseball Victoria Division 2 clash at Berwick on Saturday. The Cougars share top spot on the ladder with Newport and Werribee, courtesy of their 14-4 victory over St Kilda. The 10-run margin meant the match was awarded to the Cougars at the end of the seventh inning. Cougars coach Wayne Porter said the performance was pleasing after the team struggled against St Kilda in recent seasons. ‘‘They weren’t too many games out of the top four last year,’’ he said. ‘‘They make me nervous every time that we play them and I didn’t know what to expect from them this year.’’ The match was punctuated by heavy hitting from youngster Craig Barnett, Porter and Ryan Shane, although most Cougars made an impression with the bat. American import Cam Ross was impressive at the mound, with the

young pitcher having joined the club from Azusa Pacific University in California. He came highly recommended by last season’s import Josh Leitte. ‘‘He is throwing really well and enjoying his time out here,’’ Porter said. ‘‘We couldn’t be happier with him.’’ Despite the Cougars’ barnstorming start to the season, Porter is not getting carried away, with the team in a transition phase. ‘‘Someone said to me the other day it was the first time in years we haven’t had a junior in the team,’’ he said. ‘‘Most of the guys we have in the team now are only eligible for seniors.’’ Berwick clashes with Chelsea at Berwick from 3.30pm Saturday.

American pitcher: Cam Ross has impressed in his short stint at the Berwick Cougars. Picture: Wayne Hawkins

Mini tennis courts give budding hot shots a chance to excel DOVETON has its own mini tennis courts for children to play. Mini Tennis World in Doveton features eight mini tennis courts on two of the converted netball courts at the netball complex in Frawley Road. A mini tennis court is roughly a quarter the size of a full tennis court and has a lowered net and adjusted

racquet and ball to make it easier for smaller players to play rallies. Mini Tennis World’s co-founder is Serious Tennis coach Justin Yeo and the venue is next door to Doveton Tennis Club. Mini Tennis World will host an open day to show off its new courts from noon to 4pm this Sunday. People of all ages are welcome to

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attend with free giveaways, a sausage sizzle and a special guest. Mini Tennis World manager Sandi Dawson said the venue attracted 250 junior players while on display at the Doveton Show. She said one term of mini tennis cost $88 per student and players needed no extra equipment as they were provided a free racquet,

cap and T-shirt after signing on. Mini Tennis runs the version of Tennis Australia Hot Shots program on the mini courts, which are suited to players aged three to 10. — Roy Ward For more information, go to minitennisworld.com.au or call Sandi Dawson 0422 848 356.

Pair share in SFL honour WITH 12 rounds gone in the Southern Football League division 3 medal count, Sandown co-captain Daniel Macklin gave himself no chance of coming away with the best and fairest medal. Macklin had just seven votes on the board after an injury-interrupted first half of the season, while Doveton Eagles flyer Matt O’Callaghan had 15 votes and looked a solid chance. By round 14, O’Callaghan had 23 votes but didn’t poll again until two votes in the final round got him to the winning number 25, a tally Macklin equalled with three votes of his own to end the season. The pair happily shared the honour, something which will bond them forever, at least in the SFL history books. “It was a good feeling knowing you’ve been recognised,” Macklin said. “It was great to win it with Matty O; he is a great player and fantastic bloke. To be honest, I didn’t think I was a chance with three rounds to go.” O’Callaghan, a 24-year-old midfielder, was staggered to find himself well in front after round 14, making the final announcement a frightening experience. “From round 15 I didn’t poll any votes and Daniel did, so in the final round he was two votes ahead,” O’Callaghan said. “Luckily I had a good game in the final round and got two votes. I couldn’t be happier to share it with someone of Daniel’s calibre. I only knew him by reputation but after the count we had a chat and he is a great bloke.” Macklin paid tribute to Sandown coach Mick Rossborough for pushing him into the centre after he played much of his career on the wing. “Mick was rapt for me, he was the one who got me down to the club and I’ve known him for a very long time,” Macklin said. “He gave me an opportunity and put me in the centre, in the thick of the action, and it has paid off.” O’Callaghan said he had drawn strength from the drive of the Eagles after the club was almost kicked out of the SFL before the start of the season. “You build yourself around a footy club,” he said. “From where we started, we didn’t know if we would be playing or not this season and then starting fresh again, it was a big credit to everyone.” In division 2 Bentleigh’s Scott Lawry won the best and fairest while the division 2 reserves award was won by Oakleigh District’s Peter Maynard. Mt Waverley’s Matthew Wingfield won the division 3 reserves honour. SFL division 3 best and fairest Daniel Macklin, Sandown 25; Matthew O’Callaghan, Doveton Eagles 25; Jarrod Wilkin, Mount Waverley 18; Darryl Thomas, Doveton Eagles 14; Daniel Atkin, Dandenong 12. — Roy Ward


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Hard work will pay, Hawks mentor says BY BRAD McGRATH HALLAM Kalora Park captain-coach Johan Vorster is settling into his role at the Dandenong and District Association club well and believes his outfit is capable of playing finals. Vorster led the Hawks into battle for the first time on Saturday against Springvale South but just two overs were bowled before the opening day’s play was washed out. With some matches being played on Sunday, the DDCA match committee was yesterday

expected to make a decision on whether the scores from the weekend will stand or if all games will be played as one-dayers this weekend. Vorster, who relocated to Australia from South Africa 16 months ago, said he was attempting to bring a harder edge to the Hawks’ line-up. ‘‘I’m working with a bunch of players that respond well when given instructions and they have got very good goals that they are trying to achieve,’’ he said. ‘‘Hard work and discipline is what we are trying to achieve.’’ Vorster originally joined Cranbourne when he

moved to Australia but parted ways mid-season and joined the Hawks. He stepped into the coach’s position when Rob Walton stood down. ‘‘We’ve just got to strive to be competitive and improve on last season,’’ he said. ‘‘It would be foolish to say that we don’t want to play finals and we want to be competitive and expose our young players to turf 1 level and make them more mature.’’ The matches between North Dandenong and Buckley Ridges and Narre Warren and Heinz

Southern Districts were also called off on Saturday with minimal play. On Sunday, Mordialloc compiled 198 with Tim Richardson and Aaron Martello top-scoring with 38 while former Casey-South Melbourne paceman Rod Bird claimed 4-71 for Parkfield. The Coomoora-Doveton clash is balanced on a knife’s edge. After Coomoora was bowled out for 122 with Paul Hill top-scoring with 56, they were in dire trouble. But they hit back late to have Doveton struggling at 2-11.

Bloods’ bowlers on song before the rain BY BRAD McGRATH CASEY-South Melbourne showed some positive signs in its first-round clash against Dandenong Panthers which was eventually declared a washout at Casey Fields on Saturday. The Bloods restricted the Panthers to 5-168 from 41 overs before a heavy downpour led to the game being called off. Casey-South Melbourne captain Jake Best said the performance of his bowlers was heartening, with Ash Perera the pick of the pacemen. ‘‘We bowled 40 overs and then the rain came, which was a bit annoying,’’ he said. ‘‘They still had 10 overs to go but we were pretty happy with our first hit-out.’’ Perera (1-16) and Clive Rose (1-25) were economical for the Bloods and returning paceman Andrew Perrin (2-47) showed he had lost nothing,

despite spending last season with Dandenong District Cricket Association club Berwick. Despite the rain on Friday, the game got under way on time. Panthers skipper Tom Donnell said his team had batted well despite the heavy conditions. ‘‘The wicket wasn’t that bad, considering it was the first round and with the weather we have had,’’ he said. ‘‘I actually didn’t expect conditions to be as good as they were.’’ Casey-South Melbourne also received a boost with Victorian paceman Jayde Herrick making himself available for the clash. Best expects Herrick to be available for this week’s clash against Camberwell at Camberwell Sports Ground on Saturday. ‘‘We’ll have him for a few games early in the season and then I guess it just depends on his Victorian commitments,’’ he said.

On song: Casey-South Melbourne’s Andrew Perrin claims the wicket of Dandenong Panthers’ Peter Sweeney. Camberwell finished seventh on the Premier Cricket ladder last season and has lost star bowler Andrew Fekete to

Tasmania, where he secured a state contract. ‘‘Camberwell are a good side so we’ll have to play well,’’ Best said.

Picture: Wayne Hawkins

■ More Dandenong v Casey-South Melbourne pictures at greaterdandenongweekly.com.au.

Cranbourne Cup to highlight a weekend of delights

Midfielder takes Scorps medal

CRANBOURNE Racing Club is gearing up for its biggest week of the year with the $200,000 Cranbourne Cup on Sunday. On Friday, the track will come alive for the first night of the Cranbourne Cup carnival, coinciding with the first meeting under lights at Cranbourne for the racing season. The club is expecting a bumper crowd on Sunday with marquee sales strong for what is arguably the biggest day on the Casey entertainment schedule. The action is not confined to the track — a bumper Fashions on the Field team is set to compete trackside. Fashions on the Field will feature two categories, Myer Lady of the Day and Myer Man of the Day. With $5000 worth of Myer gift cards in prizes, the Myer Fashions on the Field will be hotly contested.

TOM Couch’s outstanding season for Casey Scorpions received an exclamation mark on Friday night, the tough midfielder winning the Gardner-Clark Medal at the VFL outfit’s best and fairest count. The Melbourne rookie won in a canter from youngster Luke Tynan and Melbournelisted tall Jack Fitzpatrick. Couch, the son of 1989 Brownlow Medallist, Paul, also finished second in the league best and fairest — the J J Liston Medal — last month. Tynan was a revelation for the Scorpions this season under the guidance of Brett

Last year: Craig Newitt celebrates on board Ken Keays’ Boom ’n’ Zoom after winning last year’s Cranbourne Cup. Picture: Rob Carew There is free entertainment and rides for the younger children around the grounds with a jumping castle, giant slide and a new

playground. For more updates during the week, visit caseyweeklycranbourne .com.au.

Lovett, and the second placing gives him some ammunition in his bid to be drafted. Tim Smith won the Steve Harrison Rising Star Award and ruckman Luke Hill took out the most improved award. Chris Clay won the coaches and captains awards. In the reserves, Gus Patti and Jordan Pollard tied for the best and fairest player. The Scorpions are yet to appoint Lovett’s successor after he stood down from the top job because of business commitments and to spend more time with his young family. — Brad McGrath

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