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said. ‘‘Many of the workers have been at Ford their entire working lives. There will be a knock-on effect throughout the Hume economy.’’ Mr McGuire called on all three tiers of government to come together with union, business and community representatives to develop a co-ordinated strategy for building jobs back into Broadmeadows. ‘‘I’m also calling on the Napthine government to put back the $75 million they axed from this area in infrastructure investments,’’ Mr McGuire said, adding that he’d been trying for more than a decade to help the area with its transition from ‘‘muscle work

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supply chain and the Geelong and Broadmeadows communities. ‘‘We will be contributing almost $40 million to structural adjustment programs to support the economic development and diversification of the Geelong and northern Melbourne regions,’’ they said. The federal government would set aside an extra $10 million for an automotive new markets program, while the Victorian government will make a $2 million contribution to support component suppliers in the state. — With The Age Residents have their say: page 5

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‘‘DEVASTATING’’ is how Broadmeadows MP Frank McGuire described May 23 — a date set for the history books as the day Melbourne’s north lost an Australian icon. Ford may be an American brand but the Falcon was all ours. More than 50 years after setting up its Hume Highway headquarters in Broadmeadows, prompting a boom of Housing Commission homes in the suburb, the final death knell was devoid of protest and almost demure in its delivery. Manufacturing operations at Ford Australia will cease by October 2016 after 90 years, an acceleration of Ford’s ‘‘Australian business transformation’’, chief executive and president Bob Graziano said. About 1200 workers, including 650 from the Broadmeadows plant, will lose their jobs. Many of the workers at the Broadmeadows and Geelong plants are long-serving employees — such as Stewart Harris, who has worked on the line for 23 years. Standing in the biting wind in his green fluro Ford top, he told of the high emotion of Thursday when workers at the plant came together to hear the news delivered by Mr Graziano. ‘‘I’m still in shock,’’ he said. ‘‘It’s not easy to absorb something like this . . . I still can’t believe it that Ford’s made this announcement.’’ Citing losses of $600 million over the past five years, Mr Graziano said the decision to close manufacturing at its Broadmeadows and Geelong plants was ‘‘driven by increasingly challenging market conditions’’. For local MPs and Hume Council, the news sparked shock and disappointment. ‘‘This is devastating for our local people,’’ Hume mayor Geoff Porter

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INBRIEF Grant menthe to be Making a mint has a whole new meaning for Tullamarine company Australian Mint Oils and Flavours, which has won a $50,000 tecnology grant from the Victorian government designed to stimulate investment in new technology. Western Metropolitan Region MP Bernie Finn said the grant would enable the company to buy a high-vacuum distillation unit and a menthol freezing unit, which will replace imports, improve quality and open up new market possibilities.

Musical showcase for Hume Grants of up to $2000 are now available to community groups and individuals for events designed for the Hume Festival of Music. Mayor Geoff Porter said the festival was an opportunity to showcase Hume as a great destination by featuring local talent, cultural performers and premier artists. Applications close at 5pm on Friday, June 7.

Art sale for Kalkallo Kalkallo Fire Brigade’s annual art show will be held at Mickleham over the Queen’s birthday long weekend on June 8-9. Now in its 17th year, the event is a major fundraiser for the brigade. The event is from 10am-5pm at the Annadale Estate, 495 Donnybrook Road. Entry is free.

Attempted murder charge Meadow Heights man Shannon Marchant, 21, will reappear in Melbourne Magistrates Court in August after facing 13 charges, including attempted murder, last week. Marchant is accused of driving his car into Amandeep Singh, 27, in the early hours of last Tuesday morning. Mr Singh was taken to The Alfred hospital in a serious condition. He was walking along Chandler Road in Noble Park when he was allegedly struck from behind by Marchant’s vehicle, and dragged 50 metres before being thrown onto the roadway.Marchant made no application for bail and will reappear for a committal mention hearing on August 14.

Tower, herbs just don’t mix BY HELEN GRIMAUX A PROPOSAL to relocate an existing Broadmeadows Telstra mobile phone tower less than 500 metres from its current location threatens plans for a new, commercially accredited organic growing venture. Supported employment service Brite Industries last week announced that its ‘better futures local solutions’ funding from the federal government would be used to create a commercial organic herb production enterprise. Community development officer Paras Christou said Telstra had not contacted the company directly about moving the tower nearby. ‘‘They put a note on the fence,’’ Ms Christou said. Ms Christou said that on further investigation, the 30-metre concrete tower was supposed to be placed directly on the boundary of Brite Services land, in the corner of a property owned by an adjoining truck company. ‘‘He basically wants the rent,’’ Ms Christou said of the trucking company owner. ‘‘We’ve been told the [existing] tower on the old Ericsson’s site has to

Future not so bright: Paras Christou points to the site where the Telstra tower is proposed to be relocated. Picture: Helen Grimaux

be moved because the owners don’t want it there any more. We were told there were three options, but we don’t know what the others are.’’ Ms Christou said the community-based herb production enterprise site had not been deemed ‘‘a community-sensitive location’’ by Telstra planners, as were school sites and hospitals. ‘‘They didn’t ask,’’ she said, pointing out health concerns due to the number of supported workers at Brite with pre-existing health issues and a history of seizures. ‘‘We are also a training facility,’’ she

Watch on school safety SCHOOL crossings are the target of the latest road blitz by Hume council. Council teams are conducting random patrols of school zones across the municipality, aiming to check on driver behaviour, speed and illegal parking at about 80 schools by the end of this month. Parking in no-standing zones, double parking and parking on nature strips are the target of the new campaign. Hume mayor Geoff Porter urged all drivers to slow down around schools, particularly at pick-up and drop-off times. Cr Porter said improving safety around schools was a priority for the council and for parents and the wider school community. ‘‘Council receives complaints from concerned parents and residents about illegally parked cars, and we will be monitoring school areas over the next few weeks to help ensure the safety of children,’’ he said. ‘‘We encourage everyone to obey the road rules around schools and remember that children can be difficult to see.’’

said. ‘‘And this tower doesn’t go with our aim to develop organics.’’ A Telstra spokesman confirmed the company’s existing lease had expired and the current lessor didn’t want to extend it. ‘‘The challenge for us is that if we don’t find a new location for a mobile base station nearby, the network will be seriously degraded for existing customers in the area. We have submitted a development application to Hume Council for a new site. The council is consulting with the community about the proposal.’’

Road risks to be reduced A WEEK after Hume councillors made renewed calls for road improvements on Bulla Road, the state government has announced upgrades to the main road between Sunbury and Melbourne Airport. Western Metropolitan Region MP Bernie Finn last Monday announced $1.65 million would be spent on the section between Wildwood Road and Bulla-Diggers Rest Road, which includes the Bulla township. The funding was given as part of the Transport Accident Commission’s (TAC) safer roads infrastructure program. The Weekly last week reported that the duplication of the road was number one

priority on Hume Council’s road funding wishlist. The funding will be used to widen lanes; install a raised median, new wire rope safety barriers and signage, including vehicle-activated warning signs on Bulla Hill; improve guard fencing; and resurface some of the road. From 2008-12, there were 19 casualty crashes recorded along this stretch of road, including one fatality. “These steps will help prevent drivers from running off the road and, if they do, remove hazards from their path or protect them from hitting objects on the roadside,’’ Mr Finn said.

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Rail rules as airport option BY HELEN GRIMAUX MELBOURNE Airport’s master plan gives priority to a rail link into the CBD in contrast to the state government’s main infrastructure priority: an east-west road tunnel under the city. The airport draft plan favours what is known as the Albion East rail connection, part of the Metro Rail Link, which is also supported in the recent federal government budget. The plan anticipates significant road upgrades, including an elevated loop road built over existing routes, in and around the airport. These include a six-lane super road costing $80 million, which will extend Airport Drive, giving travellers from the west a direct link via the Western Ring Road rather than the Tullamarine Freeway. The plan also predicts major traffic increases in coming years. Airport chief executive Chris Woodruff said passenger numbers were forecast to reach 40 million by the end of this decade and more than 60 million by 2033, compared with 29 million this year. ‘‘A new east-west runway will enable Melbourne Airport to handle more aircraft movements, more efficiently,’’ he said. The new three-kilometre-long eastwest runway is due to open by 2018-22 at an estimated cost of $500 million. It will be sited two kilometres south of the existing one and has been on the map more than 30 years. However, many residents are unhappy with the prospect of more noise and more aviation fumes descending over homes in Broadmeadows, Gladstone Park and Jacana. Gladstone Park resident Frank Rivoli, who has lived in Hume since 1971, now calls it ‘‘the sacrifice zone of Victoria’’. Mr Rivoli said the new

‘‘Unfortunately all levels of government have failed the airport, allowing densely populated residential living to compromise the 24-hour curfew-free operations of the airport. ‘‘ City sustainability director Kelvin Walsh said Hume Council would make a submission to the master plan. ‘‘Council supports the airport rail link as necessary to provide alternative options to access the airport,’’ he said. Master plan copies are available at the airport, council offices and libraries at Brimbank, Hume, Melton, Maribyrnong, Moonee Valley, Moreland and Whittlesea, and at Broadmeadows shopping centre. Details on the plan: melbourneairport.com.au Submissions are due by July 19.

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OPINION Last week’s announcement by Melbourne Airport of a new eastwest runway combined with the closure of manufacturing at Ford, signals more changes to traffic and noise but less economic certainty. The Weekly went to Broadmeadows last week to ask people:1. How do you think the east-west runway will affect the area? 2. What will be the impact of the closing of the Ford factory in Broadmeadows?

Anna D, Sunbury 1. I used to live in Fawkner and there would be the occasional plane flying over. It will affect Broadmeadows a lot more, especially in terms of health. Petrol pollution will be a huge problem. 2. Broadmeadows has the highest rate of unemployment and it’ll only get worse. plan put two schools, a shopping centre and retirement village directly under the new flight path. ‘‘State governments since 1970 have failed in their duty to protect the airport from residential encroachment. [The present one] has legislated for communities of Gladstone Park and surrounds to endure adverse health, sleep deprivation and financial loss without recourse to common law.’’ Mr Rivoli called for studies into health impacts, traffic congestion and pollution, and consideration of alternative proposals. Diggers Rest resident David O’Connor said Tullamarine airport had had 40 years to ensure a sustainable future.

Renate Bruckboeg, Point Cook 1. There will be a drastic decline in the value of property. The runway will cause inconvenience in the future. 2. The closure will not affect me immediately. I have two children and when they are looking for employment they won’t find any work in that sector.

Martin O’Malley, Coburg 1. My mother, who lives in Broadmeadows, is deaf so it probably won’t affect her. 2. We are relying on technology and have dumbed down skills in the past 20 years. Weare paying the price now.

Inderjeet Singh, Meadow Heights 1. The railway line between Melbourne Airport and the city is a good idea. Going to the airport will get even easier. 2. I’m worried about the future of my kids. Two friends who worked at the Ford factory have been laid off. Migrants will find employment a huge issue.

Sahan Panagoda, Gladstone Park 1. I live right near the airport and noise is a problem. It’s loud at the moment and I think it will get even louder. 2. It will affect the economy and employment. My dad used to work for a motor vehicle company, which fired 450 workers last year; he’s been unemployed since.

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Sunbury gets postal vote on its future BY TARA MURRAY AFTER years of campaigning, Sunbury residents have finally got a chance to vote on whether the town stays part of Hume Council or secedes. All Hume residents can have their say in a noncompulsory postal vote that closes on October 25. Local Government Minister Jeanette Powell and Northern Victoria MLC Donna Petrovich made the announcement in Sunbury on Thursday. More than 30 residents turned up to hear the news. A website and Facebook page have already been set up in support of the vote to ‘‘get Sunbury out of Hume’’. Ms Powell said the local community would have a say on the exact wording of the question for the vote. ‘‘We will be working with the Sunbury people, residents association, businesses and the [Hume] council as to what the question will be, and we need to make it as simple as possible.’’ She said the Victorian Electoral Commission, which would conduct the vote, would look at the outcome of each of Hume’s three wards individually. Ms Powell said there wasn’t a particular percentage she would use in making a decision on whether or not there was enough support to get Sunbury out of Hume. ‘‘If the vote is ‘yes’, I have to establish a panel and it will look at all the issues raised [including assets, boundaries and money] and the panel will then make a decision on the impact of that,’’ she said. Ms Petrovich said it was a milestone for Sunbury. ‘‘We need to have a committed voice in this; we need you to have your say and it’s up to all of you to advocate for this [Sunbury out of Hume] strongly. ‘‘It’s a great opportunity to see it delivered if it’s what Sunbury really wants.’’ Sunbury Residents Association president Bernie O’Farrell welcomed the vote but said he wanted to see the second report of accounting firm KPMG, which would look at the financial costs to both Sunbury and Hume if boundaries changed. This would help residents make an informed decision. The report is due to be released at the end of June. The first report, released in February, found that Sunbury had received a similar or

A day of reckoning: Sunbury residents including (from left) Peter Watson, Peter Cassell, Trevor Dance and Ben Collier deliver their message as Jeanette Powell and Donna Petrovich announce a vote. Picture: Michael Copp higher share of services from Hume Council over the past three years. ‘‘We want a definite position. All I’m saying is I don’t know what’s in the [second] report,’’ Mr O’Farrell said. ‘‘I don’t agree with the whole municipality having a vote. [It] should only be Sunbury residents.’’ Cr Jack Ogilvie said he was pleased the Coalition had honoured its commitment for a vote – made when in opposition at the last election. ‘‘We have an opportunity now to deliver a total new government and it doesn’t need a lot of the structures that current councils have.’’ Labor’s Macedon MP Joanne Duncan, who was also at the announcement, said the updated figures of the KPMG report would offer useful insights.

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Mayor Porter ‘dumbfounded’ HUME mayor Geoff Porter has expressed his disappointment at comments by Northern Victoria MLC Donna Petrovich that some Sunbury residents were not getting a fair share from the council. Ms Petrovich made the comments after she announced on Thursday that Hume residents would vote on whether Sunbury should stay in Hume or form its own council. Ms Petrovich said: ‘‘As a part of the Hume Council, there are groups within the Sunbury community who are not receiving the best representation.” Cr Porter said the council’s reputation

and investment in the local community were being misrepresented and disparaged. “I am dumbfounded by Ms Petrovich’s comments about Hume Council as reported in local media. She has been either misquoted, ill-informed or worse,” Cr Porter said. “Her comments are not a true representation of the facts before us. ‘‘We don’t understand why a local representative would give weight to a myth about a lack of services by council that is being propagated by a vocal minority.’’

Plans for urban hub set to add vigour to the north AS Broadmeadows recoiled from the shockwaves of the closure of manufacturing at Ford after more than 50 years, Victoria’s Planning Minister Matthew Guy went further north to announce some good news – an ‘urban hub’ near Craigieburn. Mr Guy joined developers MAB Corporation and Gibson Property Corporation, and Hume mayor Geoff Porter, to launch the first stage of Merrifield, a major residential and

commercial development at Mickleham. The precinct will include a 300-hectare business precinct, a 110-hectare town centre, primary and secondary schools, a community centre, a regional park with indoor and outdoor sports facilities, playgrounds, waterways, picnic spots, and walking and cycling areas. Situated 30 kilometres from the city, Merrifield will be as big as the current

Melbourne CBD and the suburbs of Richmond and Carlton combined. Its joint venture partners, MAB Corporation and Gibson Property Corporation, will release the first stage of residential land for sale from June 8. The first stage is expected to be complete by 2015, while the total project envisages about 4000 homes and a business park, and has the potential to generate as many as 20,000 jobs. ‘‘Merrifield will provide critical

economic and social stimulus and in the long-term will become an important connection to our CBD and growing northern region,’’ Mr Guy said. MAB’s managing director, Andrew Buxton, said the geographical benefits of the Merrifield site included proximity to the Hume Freeway, Mickleham and Donnybrook roads and the proposed Outer Metropolitan Ring Road, all providing direct connections to the region and Melbourne Airport.

‘‘We are building the foundations for a truly sustainable community — new jobs and new homes linked to high-quality infrastructure,’’ Mr Buxton said. Mayor Geoff Porter said the council was supportive of a new city at Merrifield. ‘‘In particular, we welcome the focus on job creation and highquality infrastructure to support a vibrant community,’’ Cr Porter said. — Helen Grimaux

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MATERNITY and paediatric services are driving the future focus of Northern Health, according to new chief executive Janet Compton. ‘‘Northern Health has been quite outstanding in its ability to deal with the growth and demand of this region,’’ Ms Compton told the Weekly last week. Having come from the eastern suburbs where the main public health focus is the ageing populations, the fast-growing northern residential estates of Hume and Whittlesea present Ms Compton (pictured) and her team with predominantly young people and family health challenges. ‘‘It’s a very different experience,’’ she said. Ms Compton foresees ‘‘different and innovative’’ programs in women’s health areas, more community and at-home services, rather than those based at the hospital. Developing a model for a midwifery group to practice from the hospital is high on her list of performance measures.

BY TARA MURRAY IT’S a service that’s greatly valued, so thousands of Sunbury residents will be pleased and grateful that the Broadmeadows Community Legal Service’s outreach program at the Sunbury Community Health Centre has celebrated its 20th birthday. Last Tuesday, past and present members of the service and centre celebrated, belatedly, the service’s two-decade milestone. Since starting in February, 1993, it has helped about 3000 people with legal issues. The service operates one day each week. ‘‘It’s a good thing to have the outreach service in the community; we also have one in Craigieburn,’’ legal service principal solicitor Joanne Carlton said. ‘‘We’re part of the community here and it means residents don’t have to travel to other locations. ‘‘It’s much easier for the community. There are seven appointments every Tuesday and they’re free of charge. ‘‘It’s not means-tested and anyone can come to us for advice. We’re a referral service and tell people whether they have a case and where they can go.’’

Time to celebrate: Lois Erickson and Maria Norris, from the outreach legal service committee, look on as Phillip Ripper cuts a cake. Ms Carlton said normally there was a twoweek waiting list to see a solicitor at the service. ‘‘Many people don’t realise we exist or they think you have to be on a low income.’’ Lois Erickson, a lawyer who is visiting Sunbury to help residents, said most people come to see her for family law advice.

‘‘We look at wills and power of attorney for pensioners. I also see a lot of neighbourhood disputes, motor vehicle accidents and infringement notices.’’ Health centre chief executive Phillip Ripper said he was pleased and proud to have the service at the centre.

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Panthers triumph in the battle of winless BY TEO PELLIZZERI THE opening exchanges may have sent a fright through the Pascoe Vale camp but a fast Oak Park start was irrelevant by the end of a 72-point drubbing in Essendon District Football League. The Kangaroos are now staring down the barrel at relegation from Premier and are in need of a drastic improvement in form after the 15.12 (102) to 27.12 (174) defeat at JP Fawkner Reserve. After losing the grand

final by just two points in 2011, Oak Park is the last remaining winless team in Premier in 2013. Pascoe Vale improved to one-andsix with its breakthrough win and enjoys a significantly better percentage than the last-placed Kangaroos, 77.09 to 50.78 per cent. The match initially looked like living up to its ‘mockbuster’ status as the battle of the last two remaining winless teams. Oak Park exploded out of the blocks with the first four goals unanswered in quick succession.

But Pascoe Vale answered just as swiftly, kicking seven of the next eight goals to lead by 10 points at the end of a high-scoring first term. And nothing was left to chance in the second term as the Panthers piled on nine goals to three to open a 46-point advantage at half-time. Dean Tydell was the spearhead for Pascoe Vale with seven goals, while Lech Featherstone was best afield with his four goals. Other better Pascoe Vale players were Robbie Mullen and Matt Perri,

while Oak Park’s best were five-goal Jack Kennedy, five-goal Michael Hooper and Brenden Keast. Pascoe Vale had been competitive in a number of its six defeats to start the campaign, but coach Stephen Paxman knew that denying Oak Park the four points was vital for his team’s approach to the middle phase of the season. “When both teams haven’t won a game it’s always going to be an interesting scenario, they jumped us with the first four goals which was a shock but we went to work on our

THE slimmest margin has opened a major divide in EDFL division 1 after Taylors Lakes beat Hadfield by a point on Saturday. The 10.17 (77) to 11.10 (76) result means the fourth-placed Lions (5-2) now enjoy a three-game cushion to the fifth-placed Hawks (2-5). The gap was reflected elsewhere in the division as the bottom four scrambled to avoid last place and the relegation zone, while the top four jostled for finals seeding. Premiership contenders Glenroy and Tullamarine couldn’t be separated as a late Rodney Carruthers goal secured Glenroy a draw against Tullamarine. The Demons led by 15 points late in the last quarter but Glenroy rallied to draw 17.8 (110) to Tullamarine 16.14 (110). Justin Marcy booted four goals for the Demons while Jack Burns and Drew Hynninen were other better players. Glenroy’s Carruthers booted five goals while Travis Dulic and Adam Dennis were standouts. At Craigieburn, visting Northern Saints showed no mercy as it blew open the game after quarter time, turning a four-point lead into 50 by the long break on the way to winning 29.23 (197) to 10.10 (70). Westmeadows capitalised on the result to bump Craigieburn to the foot of the table. The Tigers beat West Coburg 24.10 (154) to 17.13 (115) in a result that leaves the team relegated from premier and last year’s runnerup as the bottom two. In division 2, Moonee Valley defeated Roxburgh Park 12.13 (85) to 10.5 (65). Hillside 20.19 (139) beat Jacana 7.12 (54), Keilor Park 15.7 (97) lost to Coburg Districts 17.9 (111) and East Keilor 41.17 (263) beat East Sunbury 2.5 (17).

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style of game which is all about being competitive. It would have been nice to win one or two of our opening games but if you look at our list we had nine new players from the year before, it’s always going to be difficult to accommodate that.” Elsewhere, Greenvale bounced back by beating Airport West by 35 points, Essendon Doutta Stars beat Avondale Heights by 53, Aberfeldie beat Strathmore by 65 and Maribyrnong Park beat Keilor by 10. For more on the games go to humeweekly.com.au

INBRIEF BASKETBALL Hume City Broncos men made a welcome return to the winners list with a nine-point win against Sherbrooke Suns on Saturday night. The Broncos snapped a five-match losing streak with the 80-71 win and improved to threeand-seven in men’s state championship. Hume City had five players in double-figure points, with Jamal Brown’s 15 points and 13 rebounds leading his team in both categories. Hume City’s women improved to nine-and-two in state championship division with a 74-51 win against Sherbrooke. Yinka Olorunnife scored 16 points and grabbed 11 boards. Hume City’s women (6pm) and men (8pm) play away at Eltham Wildcats at Eltham High School this Saturday. In division 1, Craigieburn’s men lost 65-67 to Whittlesea Pacers while Craigieburn’s women were 59-55 winners, also against Whittlesea.

VFL Essendon lost an entertaining shootout by nine points to Collingwood at Victoria Park on Saturday, 18.14 (122) to 17.11 (113). Essendon sunk to two wins and five losses with the defeat. Joe Daniher and Corey Dell’Olio booted five goals each. For a full match report and thoughts of coach Hayden Skipworth, go to humeweekly.com.au

SOCCER

Collared: Pascoe Vale’s Stefan Berak wraps up Oak Park’s Sam Bassi. For more shots from this game go to humeweekly.com.au

Hume United remains in the bottom two of FFV state league 3 north-west after a 3-3 draw against North Sunshine Eagles on Saturday. Hume’s five points puts it 11th, behind Westvale on goal difference. In state 4 north, Whittlesea United beat Northern Roosters 5-0 while North City Wolves won 2-0 against Upfield. In state 5 north, Fawkner beat Northern United 2-0, Meadow Park drew 2-2 with West Preston and Light United won 2-0 against Parkville Panthers. In Victorian Premier League, Hume City won 3-2 against Richmond on Friday night.

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