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INSIDE GATES CAN’T WAIT South Yarra station could get three extra myki gates to improve efficiency at the overcrowded train hub  PAGE 3

TROUBLED TRAMS Tram collisions in Stonnington occur around once a week, with a total of 315 accidents recorded between July 2008 and July 2012  PAGE 4

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

A SPECIAL WIN TOORAK’S Olivia Sayers is celebrating after swimming her way to the podium at the Canberra Centenary Special Olympics Swimming Competition earlier this month. The 26-year-old joined more than 400 swimmers with an intellectual disability from Australia, Japan and Timor-Leste to scoop silver medals in the 200m backstroke and 200m individual medley, and a bronze medal in the 200m freestyle.


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Bayside Medicare Local chief executive DR ELIZABETH DEVENY says we all have a role in shifting the health system from being crisis-driven to community-driven

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e all need and indeed desire a health system that keeps people well and out of hospital where we can – a system that prevents disease, not just treats it. We know that health services are a finite resource. We are reminded of this every time we have to wait a few weeks (or longer) for an appointment with a practitioner or sit in a waiting room whiling away minutes until it is our turn. Just as wealth alone can’t buy happiness, good health also can’t be bought. And those with less money do less well on almost every measure of health and well-being. It is for these and many other reasons that Bayside Medicare Local was created a year ago, along with 60 other [centres] across Australia. We aim to shift the emphasis of care from a crisis-driven health system to more community-based care. Our vision is one where we are all actively involved in keeping ourselves healthy. This is the overall goal of our primary health care system. Primary health care is all care that occurs outside hospitals. It’s the first level of care, provided by doctors, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, allied health professionals, dietitians and others who help keep us well. There is a lot to do, [including] encouraging personal commitments to maintaining healthy lifestyles and working with communities of need to help improve their health status and access to services. Bayside Medicare Local works hard to make a difference, but importantly, better health and well-

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being is in everyone’s interest and so we are, as a community, accountable for our progress. In the past six months, we have helped 800 people with depression and anxiety by funding 4,444 sessions with psychologists, mental health nurses, occupational therapists and social workers. We have helped 550 local

veterans and widows to receive coordinated care through their GP to help keep them well and avoid unnecessary hospital admissions. There is a lot more going on. We want to hear from the community about people’s health priorities.

Kids in mind: Bayside Medicare Local’s new program — page 5

PROFILE DR ELIZABETH DEVENY WHAT I LOVE ABOUT STONNINGTON: I love fresh food, so I love going to Prahran Market. WHAT I’D CHANGE: I would like Prahran Market to open longer.


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EDDIE MORTON

PTV agrees to ease squeeze BY EDDIE MORTON emorton@mmpgroup.com.au

SOUTH Yarra station could receive an additional three myki gates by the middle of this year, according to Public Transport Victoria. The additional gates are an effort to improve layout at the overcrowded station, which attracts more than 16,600 commuters a day. South Yarra station is Melbourne’s seventh busiest train station and is increasingly becoming a bottleneck for commuters with the surrounding Forest Hill precinct earmarked for further development. The City of Stonnington predicts a population boost of more than 5000 by 2020. Just over 30 of the potential 71 sites inside the highdensity precinct have already been pegged for development totalling more than 3000 new apartments. “New myki gates have been ordered with works to improve the layout of the station expected to

start later this year,” PTV spokesperson Donna Watson said. “Once complete, the number of myki gates at the station will increase from five to eight, with overflow gates and additional myki readers available when the station gets particularly busy.” But the new gates are only a temporary solution for a bigger problem at the heritage station, Stonnington Mayor Matthew Koce said. He said a rethink is needed to alleviate issues during peak hours and the state government should prioritise the station considering the expected growth of Forest Hill. “It would be good to see the station entrance redesigned and a second entrance at the northern end of the site [from Yarra Street/ Yarra Lane] to improve access, flow and safety,” Mr Koce said. “Outside the station, we need more pedestrian space and to look at ways to improve safety when crossing Yarra Street.”

HELPING HOMELESS NOT JUST A DREAM Sleeping on a cold floor with only a cardboard box for comfort will be a first for South Yarra business partners Suzanne Pearson and Shannon Trueman. But the pair are hopeful that taking part in Melbourne Citymission’s Sleep at the ’G event tomorrow will raise awareness of the organisation’s work in helping the city’s homeless population. The duo, of Pearson Trueman & Associates, will join 1500 people spending the night at the MCG to experience a taste of homeless life and raise money for the mission’s work. Ms Pearson said: "I’m not looking forward to sleeping on a cardboard box, but I think it will be a good experience. Anything people can do to help young people in the community is a great thing." For more details, visit www.sleepattheg.com.au.

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VOX POP DO YOU THINK THE ADDITION OF MORE MYKI GATES AT SOUTH YARRA STATION WILL AFFECT PASSENGER FLOW? ESTHER WEINBERG, South Yarra It will be amazing. It is ridiculous in the morning if I am on a 9-5 shift. I think it will be fantastic. It will take the load off.

GEMMA BARROWS, Murrumbeena I think it would be a lot better to get in and out of the station. During peak hour, you get queues of people up to the coffee stand or going out onto the pavement. They also need to add more of the myki ticket and top up machines as well.

ADAM MICHAEL, South Yarra How would you do that? Where would you put them? If it can let more people in, I guess that would be a positive thing. That would mean people could get their trains quicker.

LOCALSAY How can South Yarra station be improved? EMAIL US centraleditorial@mmpgroup.com.au

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EDDIE MORTON

Trams and cars spell risky mix EDDIE MORTON

BY EDDIE MORTON emorton@mmpgroup.com.au

TRAM and vehicle collisions in Stonnington are occuring on average once a week. A total of 315 collisions spread over a handful of danger zones were reported to Yarra Trams between July 2008 and July 2012. Stonnington recorded the fourth most collisions between trams and vehicles in Melbourne. The most common location for vehicle and tram collisions was the intersection at Malvern and Burke roads, Glen Iris, which has been in the RACVs top 10 Red Spots for nearly 10 years. The top five locations in Stonnington for tram and vehicle collisions are intersections at Malvern and Burke roads, Glen Iris with 25 collisions; Toorak Road and Chapel Street, South Yarra with 23; Malvern Road and Chapel Street, Prahran with 22; Grange and Toorak roads, Toorak with 20 and Dandenong and Williams roads, Windsor with 17. Side streets where motorists cut through to main roads, such as Hornby Street, Windsor, are also major risk areas, according to the most recent Yarra Trams figures. Six minor injuries to tram drivers have been reported over the past 12 months relating to collisions with other road vehicles. A Yarra Trams spokesperson said due to the sheer size of trams, “injuries to drivers are uncommon as a result of vehicle to tram collisions”. Defensive driving training courses are offered to drivers before and

NOTORIOUS: Beware the Rhino campaign visited the Toorak Road and Chapel Street intersection during employment. Yarra Trams released the figures last week in a bid to boost motorist awareness of the road giants. One tram reportedly weighs as much as 30 rhinos, which was the inspiration for the ‘‘Beware the Rhino’’ campaign. There were 894 collisions in total across Melbourne last year alone with the intersection of Elizabeth and Collins streets in Melbourne’s CBD recording the most collisions. Doug Brady, acting secretary for the tram and bus division of the Rail, Tram and Bus Union said most accidents are due to poor judgement from motorists, not the tram drivers. “A lot of accidents are caused by drivers doing U-turns in front of trams and then they say, ‘I didn’t see the tram coming’,” Mr Brady said. Mr Brady drove trams for 37 years and is calling for increased tram and car separation on Melbourne’s roads, and more support from the state government for Yarra Trams. “While we can’t get separation on every road, like Chapel Street, more government support is needed to make the network safer.”

MEMORIES LIVE ON The East Malvern RSL will hold a pre-Anzac-Day service at 10am on April 21 at the Malvern War Memorial at Central Park followed by the annual dawn service on April 25. A Gunfire breakfast and a game of Two-Up will follow the Anzac day commemorations. Club president Cam Johnstone, pictured with club welfare officer Geoff Christopherson, says the East Malvern branch’s numbers have grown this year to more than 1100 members and he expects a big turn-out for both services. “We have a lot of new and younger members joining the club nowadays.”

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Claims parking figures flawed A LETTER sent to the City of Stonnington has questioned council’s use of census data to justify car parking requirements for developers. The letter, sent from a Prahran resident to councillor John Chandler, dated November 22, 2011, was tabled at the last council meeting and accused developers of “routinely” abusing census data on car ownership, allowing them to install fewer car parks. The two-page letter suggested ABS data was an unsuitable measure of parking amenity for the area because it includes public housing residents, who have lower levels of car ownership. Data from the 2006 Census, included with the letter, stated the average cars per number of bedrooms rose by 0.3 for onebedroom apartments in Prahran when public housing respondents were excluded. The number of average cars for a three-bedroom apartment in South Yarra rose by 0.4 when public housing respondents were removed. “This ruse has gone on for years and is leading to a gross undersupply of on-site parking, leading to resident hardship and generating social friction,” the letter stated. However, the Stonnington transport and parking unit said any application to reduce parking must satisfy a ‘‘broad range of criteria’’, including availability of public transport, pedestrian and bicycle access and parking. EDDIE MORTON


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EDDIE MORTON

Program has kids’ health in mind BY LISA HIGGINSON lhigginson@mmpgroup.com.au

PRIMARY school children are the focus of a new mental health initiative that aims to address disorders before they become more difficult to treat. Launched by Bayside Medicare Local, Kids in Mind offers free, short-term counselling for children aged 12 and under who are experiencing or are at risk of developing a mental, behavioural or emotional disorder. The commonwealth

government-funded program has been designed so referrals can be made by maternal and child health nurses, teachers, youth workers, school nurses, pre-school field officers and parents, as well as GPs. Statistics from the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing 2000 revealed one in seven children aged four to 17 experienced a mental health difficulty, with less than half getting the professional help they needed. Bayside Medicare Local chief executive Dr Elizabeth Deveny said

the initiative aimed to bridge the gap in mental health services for children. ‘‘There are kids with behavioural or mental health issues that are hard to reach,’’ she said. ‘‘When a child exhibits a behaviour parents often think it’s just a stage and won’t mention it to their GP. One purpose of this project is to make it easier for people to help parents.’’ Dr Deveny said children referred to Kids in Mind were not being labelled as mentally ill. ‘‘It’s almost

like a check-up; making sure they are sitting in the normal parameters of their age.’’ Julie Stecher, primary nurse manager of the South Eastern Victoria Region’s School Nursing Program, which offers health screens to primary and prep school children, said Kids in Mind provided a valuable service for families. ‘‘The program is brilliant in terms of getting children and families referred in a timely way to the most appropriate services,’’ Ms Stecher said.

FUNDING BID: Haven tenant Isabella Fels with Ric Walsh and Isabella’s mother Isabel Cid

Cash sought for Haven BY EDDIE MORTON emorton@mmpgroup.com.au

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With 3000 year 12 students applying for the 2013 Top Arts exhibition, 18-year-old Julia Bergin never expected her work to be selected. But to her surprise, she was chosen among 43 young artists selected from a shortlist of 150. Their work is on display at the National Gallery of Victoria’s Ian Potter Centre at Federation Square until July 7. Two of Bergin’s VCE folio pieces were shortlisted for the prestigious exhibition, which has showcased VCE art students’ work for 19 years. Bergin, now a first-year architecture student at RMIT, says being selected for the exhibition is a real badge of honour. “It came as a real shock,’’ she says. ‘‘Despite being happy with my end of year VCE folio, I never expected it to be hanging on the wall of the NGV.”

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AN EYE FOR ART

THE Haven Foundation is calling for federal government funding to help expand its operations. Haven South Yarra has made a bid to open a second mental health facility in Geelong before the National Disability Insurance Scheme rollout in July. The Haven Foundation provides self-contained accommodation for people who have severe mental illnesses and is staffed by volunteer organisations such as the Prahran Mission. The Haven Foundation chief executive Ric Walsh said the Geelong building, which hopes to house 18 permanent residents by July, would cost more than $4 million to complete. “We are pushing with Geelong because the Barwon region will receive the funding first. We want to get in on the ground floor.” He said gaining funding from state and federal governments was a major concern for the future of the foundation.

APRIL 17, 2013

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Court date over building plans BY EDDIE MORTON emorton@mmpgroup.com.au

STONNINGTON council and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal will face off in the Supreme Court this week over the controversial 590 Orrong Road development. The two-day hearing comes after state planning minister Matthew Guy confirmed he would not consider council’s final attempt to install strict density controls on the site before the court appeal. Earlier this year Stonnington council proposed an amendment to the planning scheme to restrict height limits on the Orrong Road site to 17 metres and reduce density from 460 to 250 dwellings. Councillor Melina Sehr said the City of Stonnington was still ‘‘really keen to see a positive outcome’’. “It is very disappointing that the

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minister will not respond to our amendment by the hearing date,’’ Cr Sehr said. “Depending on the court’s decision, a verdict from the minister could strengthen our position to save the site from overdevelopment.” Stonnington launched a Supreme Court appeal against VCAT last year claiming the tribunal’s decision to approve Lend Lease’s 12-storey development despite receiving 450 community objections was “an error of law”. VCAT determined the amount of objections to be “irrelevant” in their July decision. Margot Carroll from community opposition group The Orrong Group said after three years of lobbying, they are anxious about the Supreme Court appeal. For coverage on Stonnington’s Supreme Court appeal visit stonningtonreviewlocal.com.au.

ELLE OF A ROLE Sopranos Julie Torpy (pictured) and Marilla Holmes will share the role of Elle in Lyric Opera’s latest production at Chapel Off Chapel. Returning to the theatre for the fifth year in a row, Elle tells the story of a woman’s emotional journey as her affair ends through a series of telephone calls on the eve of her lover’s wedding to another woman, all to the sounds of 19th century French composer Francis Poulenc. Elle will be presented in Chapel Off Chapel’s most intimate setting, The Loft. The short season will run from April 17 to 21, with matinee and evening shows. Tickets: visit chapeloffchapel.com.au.

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Church’s building ban at Chadstone binned

Halt for hospital hub EDDIE MORTON

BY EDDIE MORTON emorton@mmpgroup.com.au

THE Cabrini Hospital’s bid to extend its Wattletree Road centre has been halted by overwhelming community objection. Stonnington councillors denied the hospital’s latest planning application for a new medical centre at 4 Coonil Crescent, Malvern, at last week’s meeting, despite council planning officers’ recommendation to approve the development. Gallery applause greeted the unanimous decision. The application received 26 objections from more than 20 surrounding properties. Stonnington councillors have called for a master plan from Cabrini. Cabrini chief executive Dr Michael Walsh did not confirm whether the hospital would provide a master plan but said the hospital was committed to pursuing the Coonil Crescent plans. South ward councillor Claude

GROUNDED: Cabrini Hospital’s application has been knocked back Ullin criticised the hospital for being insensitive to the community, not committing to plans and going back on its word to keep within its boundaries.

“It seems Cabrini is reluctant to commit to anything … I don’t really think they understand the depth of feeling around them,” Cr Ullin said.

A 40-year-old agreement between the Roman Catholic Church and Myer shopping centres regarding the Chadstone shopping centre site has been scrapped after years of non-compliance. Stonnington planning officers labelled the private agreement, or restrictive covenant as “redundant” and recommended councillors remove it at last Monday’s council meeting. The covenant prohibited the construction of “flat roof structures” and restricted wall heights to eight feet high along the southern boundary. The covenant was registered in April 1971 when the Roman Catholic Trusts Corporation for the Diocese of Melbourne sold the land to Myer Shopping Centres Pty Ltd. Coles supermarket has stood on the land for more than 20 years and, according to Stonnington

council officers, has not adhered to any of the restrictions of the covenant. More than six major amendments to the Chadstone planning scheme have occurred since 1971 with breaches to the covenant ignored time and again. Owner of Chadstone Shopping Centre, Perpetual Ltd, argued that since Chadstone’s land title was consolidated, no land owners benefited from the covenant. Stonnington council agreed to the application and concluded that no detriment of any kind would result from the removal of the 40-year-old agreement. Annette Binger from Land Victoria said restrictive covenants were common in many land agreements, but there are situations like this where old covenants can go undetected for years. EDDIE MORTON

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Manningham mess exposes law loophole BY DAN MOSS AND KRISTIAN SILVA

COURT ACTION: Bob Beynon

A MAN at the centre of a Park Orchards neighbourhood spat has become the catalyst for changes to local government election law. The discovery of a loophole could force 29,179 registered voters in Manningham’s Mullum Mullum ward back to the polls. The 521 votes that unsuccessful candidate David Muscat received in the October 2012 election were deemed informal on April 4 after a

complaint from another unsuccessful candidate, Bob Beynon, that Mr Muscat was ineligible to stand due to a criminal conviction. In 2011, Mr Muscat was convicted of recklessly causing injury when he head-butted a neighbour, shoved another and blasted them in the face with a leaf-blower. The Local Government Act says people convicted of an offence which can carry a five-year jail term cannot run in council elections for seven years. The Victorian Electoral Commis-

sion and Victorian Local Government Investigations and Compliance Inspectorate were tipped off about the conviction before the election, but the act prevented them from removing Mr Muscat because he did not formally withdraw. Local Government Minister Jeanette Powell said the government would consider preventing candidates who have certain criminal convictions from running for council. “It is my intention to close the current loophole in the Local Government Act that allows people who

can’t serve as councillors to stand as candidates,’’ she said. The electoral commission said it was the first time a candidate with a criminal conviction had run for local government. In the October poll, Mr Muscat’s votes went to other candidates as preferences. Given the close result, Mr Beynon claims they influenced the outcome and he began court action against the commission. Mr Beynon, a former Manningham mayor, began court action against the commission last year.

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BY ALISON BARCLAY abarclay@mmpgroup.com.au

RESIDENTS rallying against a floodwater pipe proposed for the Back Creek parklands have won the first round of their battle. The Boroondara council will look at building rock chutes and weirs to help solve erosion problems where the creek meets Warrigal Road in Surrey Hills. Residents feared a $400,000 pipe and rain garden — proposed to take the creek’s overflow during heavy rain – would drain the creek dry, harm trees and animals and cause stormwater to spill onto Warrigal Road. The council said it would consider “all available treatments” including chutes and weirs built on a Taggerty property owned by resident Peter Pertell. “The creek is probably the least modified creek in Boroondara. While it does show signs of erosion, it is the lifeblood of the Back Creek wildlife corridor. If you don’t have water in it, the biodiversity dies,’’ Mr

Pertell said. “The residents are looking for a softer environmental solution.” Mr Pertell said the council’s biodiversity strategy for 2013-23 failed to include this sliver of Back Creek, and residents wanted it added. The parkland between Rose and Varzin avenues is a hub for wildlife such as tawny frogmouth owls, lorikeets and kookaburras, and for children, some of whom attended a recent meeting with the council. Grace, 6, told RL she and her neighbours were constantly at the creek. “Where will I get my tadpoles from now?” she asked. Boroondara council’s director of environment and amenity, David Powell, said the proposed pipe would take stormwater only in heavy rain. He said the pipe would have no effect on the Whitehorse side of Warrigal Road. Whitehorse acting general manager city development Terry Wilkinson said Whitehorse council had held preliminary talks with Boroondara and would continue to take part in discussions.

ON LINE: A screen shot of the app Parents, Tweens and Sex

Sex app for curious tweens

WILDLIFE WARRIORS: Xiao Lin, Chloe, Olivia, Grace, Jie and Mietta at the site of the proposed pipe

Numbers adding up for deaf school funding BY LISA HIGGINSON lhigginson@mmpgroup.com.au

STUDENTS at the Victorian College for the Deaf are to benefit from a $50,000 grant to improve their literacy and numeracy skills.

The state government funding will enable the St Kilda Road centre to run additional programs to help students who are falling behind in literacy and numeracy. Prahran MLA Clem NewtonBrown said the funding, which is

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Residents stem the flow of council pipe plans

part of a $29.4 million package distributed to 124 Victorian government schools, welcomed the benefits the initiative should provide. ‘‘Education is a key issue that concerns many parents in our local

area,’’ Mr Newton-Brown said. ‘‘I am confident that new programs that focus on wholeschool approaches to literacy and numeracy and building teacher quality will be appreciated by staff and students.’’

IN times gone by, when curious kids asked about s-e-x, mums and dads mumbled something about the birds and the bees. These days kids are asking about designer vaginas, and whether hugging their friends makes them gay, according to psychologist Sarah Calleja. The new media landscape sent Ms Calleja to her old university, Swinburne, where five honours students in digital media helped her create an app for kids aged 10-13. The Parents, Tweens and Sex App costs $25 and covers tricky matters in story, video and quiz form. “I wanted to create a resource that uses the technology tweens are using to inspire conversations with their parents,” Ms Calleja said. “Some parents might find the content or the thought of talking about such things with a tween worrying, but research has shown that tweens prefer parents to be the ‘go-to person’ to discuss sexual issues.” Visit: www.ptsapp.com.au. ALISON BARCLAY

APRIL 17, 2013

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR ■ NEW PARTY TIME The developers’ donations will win through in the end (‘‘Orrong Road development: Minister shirks council’s call for density controls’’, RL website, April 5). With Liberal and Labor totally captivated by them the approvals will come thick and fast. What won’t be coming fast is infrastructure to cater for the population influx. Road, rail and other infrastructure is overflowing now. Just think how much worse this will make it. A new political party is sorely needed to challenge all of this. Peter Klapps / via website ■ VCAT NOT WANTED I am sick and tired of VCAT overturning decisions made by council regarding the issue of building permits for high-density developments. I voted for councillors to represent my community and its design. So when council rejects applications for highdensity developments, they will

have considered their decision very carefully regarding what is best for the community and existing infrastructure. I did not vote for faceless people to decide what my community will look like. I believe VCAT should be stripped of its power to overturn council decisions regarding building development. This decision-making process has to be left with councillors who were voted in by the community and who know what is best for that community and its infrastructure. Al Laczoffy / via email

■ DUMPING GETTING WORSE About time! (‘‘Illegal dumping call to arms’’, RL, April 10). I’ve been complaining about the dumping at charity bins for five years. In the four worst cases I’ve ever seen, the charity bins were removed and the problem solved. But with tip fees increasing it won’t stop dumping elsewhere - such as at Huntingdale station. Action also needs to be taken

with dumped bags of rubbish now appearing along main roads, which VicRoads is slow to clean up. We need another campaign like the Do the Right Thing campaign of the 1970s which, I notice, Queensland has already reintroduced! Peter / via website

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I BELIEVE VCAT SHOULD BE STRIPPED OF ITS POWER TO OVERTURN COUNCIL DECISIONS REGARDING BUILDING DEVELOPMENT. Al Laczoffy / via email

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■ STUCK IN THE PAST Fast. Affordable. Sooner. That’s what the conservatives say about it’s national broadband plan. There’s just one problem, they want to run it on Telstra’s ancient copper network. The Coalition believes Australia doesn’t need internet speeds of 100mbps and have called Labor’s NBN plan ‘‘a luxury that Australia cannot now afford”. Wrong. Technology is evolving at a head-spinning pace and we need a long-term plan that puts Australia at the forefront of innovation and business, globally. How can we do this with technology that was rolled out just after WWII, well before the internet even existed? Danny / via email

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len Iris medical student Laura Murphy has a humble ambition: to eradicate global poverty. An early sense of social justice – instilled at her local school, Sacre Coeur – has developed into full-blown humanism following a month-long stint at a medical clinic in the Nepalese Himalayas last November. After that life-changing month (which preceded a 16-day trek to base camp on Mount Everest), the 23-year-old resolved to help those living in extreme poverty. Not only does she plan to work in emergency medicine in disaster zones worldwide, she has become an activist in raising awareness of how much – and how little – wealthy countries such as Australia give to the poorest of the poor (those living on less than $2 a day). Now back studying at Monash

University, in her final year of medicine after a year’s break, Murphy has joined Oaktree Foundation, Australia’s first and largest youth-run aid organisation. She, along with about 1000 other “ambassadors” took part in Oaktree’s recent Roadtrip to End Poverty, from Melbourne to Sydney via Canberra, where she met her local MHR Kelly O’Dwyer. The annual roadtrip was designed to urge Australians to lobby the government to give more of the gross national product to third-world countries. ‘‘Currently Australia gives only 35 cents in every $100 of the national income,’’ Murphy says. ‘‘We’re campaigning for 70 cents – or 0.7 per cent of the GNP – by 2020. One billion people live in extreme poverty, but if countries like ours contribute just a little more, we could eradicate extreme

poverty globally within my lifetime.’’ Oaktree needs 100,000 signatures for its petition to federal politicians to increase Australian aid to 50 cents in every $100 by 2016 and 70 cents by 2020. So far, 51,521 have signed. Murphy is also taking part in next month’s Live Below the Line, eating on just $2 a day to experience poverty. But these awareness and money raising efforts are merely the beginning of what she hopes will be her life’s journey. Her ultimate dream is to be an aid worker, and perhaps one day pursue an advocacy role to pressure the decision makers. The world suddenly seems in very good hands. To sign the Oaktree petition, visit endpoverty.com.au. To sponsor Ms Murphy or take part in Live Below the Line from May 6-10, visit livebelowtheline.com.au.

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KAYLA POOLE (right) Lives: Geelong. Works: I’m a student. What are you doing here today? Heading to a modelling course. What are you wearing? Pants are from Topshop. The top, I’m not actually sure. The jacket is from Bali. The handbag is from Temt, and Rubi shoes. Personal style: It’s all different. A bit classy with a bit of edge. Style muse: Miranda Kerr and Miley Cyrus.

SHANNON BROWN (far right) Lives: South Yarra. Works: Product designer. What are you doing here today? Just going to get some lunch, catch up with a few friends, get a beer. What are you wearing? Lee jacket, Nudie shirt and pants. Box Fresh shoes, and Cambridge Satchel Co. bag and Ray Ban glasses. And a G-Shock watch. Personal style: Pretty eclectic. It’s practical stuff mostly. Stuff that wears well and doesn’t get banged up too easily. Style muse: I like Nudie as a brand. Denim is a big thing for them, they do jeans really well. They are in touch with what they do well, and they keep a handle on it.

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OVER THE FENCE LUCY MCGRORY is a live-in carer four days a week for an elderly Malvern East resident, next door to IT specialist (and handyman) PETER ROOKE LUCY It was work that brought me to the area. I live in the country, in Castlemaine, three days a week and I am a private carer four days a week for the elderly lady who lives here. I bring my dog, Honey, when I come to stay. Peter has always known the lady I work for and he’s always done heaps of things to help. He’s not shy to knock on the door and help out. And the lady I look after isn’t shy about asking for help, either! The front fence needed some work recently. The quote to fix it was $1000 so Peter just put some screws in and replaced a board and painted it and it’s held together since then. One night he saw the car lights on when someone came to stay, and knocked on the door and saved them from a flat battery. Peter has a coffee every morning around the corner,

opposite Central Park. One day I was out walking Honey past there, and Peter offered me a coffee so we had a bit of a chat.Well, I found it a bit cold sitting there so we decided to set off on a walk together. Now we walk all the time, after he’s had his coffee, solving the problems of the world while we walk through Hedgeley Dene Gardens. We don’t always agree on everything, but that’s half the fun. Being neighbours to me means not being judgmental.Take people as they come, be understanding and try to be helpful. Peter is just like that.

PETER My family connections in Stonnington go back to the 1890s and when I was a boy I went to Malvern Memorial Grammar School [now Caulfield Grammar Junior School]. I’ve been in this house 14 years.

We already knew the lady who lived in the house and we know the live-in carers next door and we’ve helped out over the years. I first got chatting with Lucy across the fence and now we do our regular walks through the neighbourhood together with her dog. Walking Honey has really got me out more the in the neighbourhood. People always stop to chat when you have a dog with you and it enlarges your friendships. We’ve had so many happy days here and it’s good knowing people are always there next door. JACQUI HAMMERTON jhammerton@mmpgroup.com.au

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or two years Anne Frank and her family lived in hiding with four other Jews above her father’s Amsterdam office.Their cramped quarters are replicated in Malvern Theatre Company’s production of The Diary of Anne Frank – eight out of the 10 cast members are on stage for the whole play. Director Geoff Hickey says the play, written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett in the 1950s, soon after Anne’s diary was discovered in an Amsterdam attic, was top of his list when the company asked him to submit three potential plays for consideration. “I’ve had my eye on it for a while,” Hickey says. The play chronicles the years the Frank family spent in hiding to escape the Nazis during World War II.The production, in the final stages of rehearsals, opens on April 19. Hickey, 77, an accountant by day and actor/director by night, has been a member of Malvern Theatre Company for almost 20 years.

At the age of 15, he impulsively went to check out his local theatre company and has had a passion for live theatre ever since. The wealth of background information available on Anne Frank made Hickey’s job relatively straightforward. The cast and crew have immersed themselves in the history of her story, and many have visited the Anne Frank exhibition at the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Elsternwick. “We have a pretty good insight into what the conditions were like and how they coped,” Hickey says. About 30 actors auditioned for the lead role but Monash University student Freya Timmer-Arends stood out. “I was looking for someone who was older and had the maturity to play a big role like Anne Frank,” Hickey says. “She [Timmer-Arends] has a certain vitality about her that I believe the young Anne appeared to have had from everything I’ve

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read and from the script of the play.” Hickey says a major attraction for him was the opportunity to direct a play with a good mix of tension and humour, portraying “people who actually existed”.

He says that mastering the Dutch and German accents has been challenging for the actors. However, it would seem some have an advantage that shows they are well placed to succeed. Timmer-Arends has a Dutch

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outh Yarra and Prahran have been crawling with street artists of late, and not just the grafitti kind. Painters, pasters, sketchers and sculptors are all competing for awards in the 2013 ART-Town Competition, a Chapel Street Precinct initiative celebrating art and artists. Don’t miss the exhibition at Chapel Off Chapel from April 18.

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT At Ladro on Greville Street, Kirrily Anderson conjures some unique paste-ups, ably assisted by boyfriend Brad Hunt. Independent oil painter Julie Goodwin celebrates her birthday with a spot of painting and sky gazing in Grattan Gardens. SASH Life Drawing’s Gavin Hall shapes a portrait of Peter Thornhill in Greville Street. A Grosvenor Park leaf is given the Elizabeth Banfield lino-printing touch. With a flowing beard and mane like this, could Radu Satcau be anything but an artist? My personal favourite, Drasko Boljevic, with one of his An Amorphic Projection works for the footpath. Hilary Senhanli hurries to Prahran Market, where she creates figurative works on canvas.

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RETAIL THERAPY TARLO & GRAHAM 60 Chapel Street, Windsor Open Monday-Saturday 11am-6pm; Sunday 11am-4pm Details: call 9521 2221 or visit tarloandgraham.com

BEHIND THE COUNTER William Tarlo and his business partner Philip Graham first met when they both ran stores in St Kilda. Nine years ago they joined forces and eclectic Windsor vintage store Tarlo and Graham was born. With the opening of a new Fitzroy store in November last year, Graham spends most of his time north-side, while Tarlo mans the original Windsor store. Tarlo says Melbourne’s rich history of immigrants means there’s always something interesting to find.

WHAT’S IN STORE Behind its wrought iron front gate, the Chapel Street store is a treasure trove of obscure and bizarre pieces. Building on the recent taxidermy trend are giraffe, camel and deer heads and other

animal products like antlers (“we sell two a day sometimes”). There’s bird cages, test tubes and wooden cabinets, with anatomy posters adorning the walls. Tarlo’s skill for quirky styling brings to life objects that under a less discerning eye might be destined for the scrap heap.

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Tarlo says the huge cross section of customers includes older people who are familiar with the vintage pieces and people starting their own businesses.“They might have a cafe and want a nice bench or something to put up on the wall,” he says.“You could spend a couple of dollars in here or $10,000, I like not to be exclusive in that way.” JOANNE SIM

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THREE OF THE BEST MILK BARS GLEN IRIS PANTRY MILK BAR, 106 Glen Iris Road, Glen Iris, call 9889 7092 Locals have seen this institution transform from traditional milk bar to gourmet grocery. Find specialty items alongside essentials as well as top-notch coffee and focaccias. Enjoy a coffee in the courtyard or keep cosy in front of the open fire.

CENTRAL PARK MILK BAR, 144 Burke Road Malvern East, call 9885 1347 Revisit your childhood at this classic old-school milk bar. Barely altered in 30 years, this diminutive shop stocks all the essentials as well as a wonderful array of mixed lollies for a hit of nostalgia.

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serotonin and slow down the ageing process. Stevens guides us through four recipes incorporating a bounty of spices such as turmeric, saffron and raw cacao; and superfoods including quinoa, coconut oil and amaranth.

The verdict The dishes are delicious and the wisdom Stevens shares about the potent health benefits of herbs and spices is plentiful. Ingredients are passed around for inspection, questions are encouraged and an information sheet complete with recipes is supplied.The class is not only for women of a certain age, but will be invaluable to those who have been through a serious illness or want to take a preventative approach to health. The next Anti-Ageing Kitchen class is on Saturday, May 4, from 9.30am–noon.

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TREE DOCTOR CONTACT Paul 9509 4768 FRANK DUKE TREE SERVICES Being a third generation owner, the key to our success is complete customer satisfaction. Every client is important no matter the size of the job. Phone us for an individual assessment.

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Custom kitchen and bathroom renovators in the eastern suburbs. Locally owned and operated business providing high quality products and superior service. Select Kitchens are licensed builders and fully insured for renovation work. Master builders and master craftsmen that work with you to achieve the best result. Your dream kitchen or bathroom can become a reality. First 10 kitchens or bathrooms sold in April receive 25% off. Give us a call on (03) 9885 9911.

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Escape to the romantic spa suite at Highett House in the vibrant town of Healesville in Victoria’s Yarra Valley. Relax in the French provincial-inspired king-size suite with an ensuite spa bathroom and kitchenette after discovering the local gourmet food and wine this beautiful region has to offer. Come and escape to the beautiful Yarra Valley and make your stay in Healesville a memorable one.

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481 Warrigal Road, Ashwood. (03) 9885 9911

Melbourne-wide. 9793 8233

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Tropical treat for fledgling hockey league SUPPLIED

BY EWEN McRAE emcrae@mmpgroup.com.au VANUATU may not be a place you’d immediately associate with hockey but, thanks to Toorak East Malvern Hockey Club, it may soon be. TEM has just donated a small fortune in old gear to the fledgling Vanuatu Hockey League, helping to get the game off the ground on the Pacific island. Former TEM player Jenny Bowtell and boyfriend Peter Robinson have been setting up the league for eight months and, after hearing about the difficulties getting equipment and uniforms, the club decided to donate as much as possible. “A lot of us have been lucky enough to play for club, and state and zone teams and have sticks lying around the house,” club captain Ben Seccull says. “Those sorts of things are no use to us any more so we collected it all up and sent it over. “Hockey’s an expensive sport so we were happy to help them out.” By the time they were ready to send the first donation TEM had more than 250 kilograms of gear to

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THANK YOU, TEM: Vanuatu Hockey League players show off gear donated by the Toorak East Malvern club give to the league, so they went one step further. “We had two complete goalie sets, more than 150 sticks, shinpads, bags, both playing uniforms and training gear, shoes and more, and then gold coin donations to pay for

the freight so we did pretty well,” Seccull says. Bowtell says the uniforms and gear were gratefully received in Vanuatu, where hockey is continuing to flourish. “We have six men’s teams, five

women’s teams and six under-15 teams and it’s still growing,” she says. ‘‘We’re hoping to get a full set of uniforms and gear for all teams and we’re getting pretty close, thanks to TEM and other clubs.”

Melbourne High School Old Boys, and Central Flames also donated gear to the cause. Vanuatu is now able to send teams to international tournaments for the first time and last month won the bronze medal in the Junior World Cup Qualifiers on the Gold Coast. “We hope they continue to develop and, who knows, maybe one or two of them will be able to come and play for us,” Seccull says. “A couple of our guys are also pretty keen to head over to run some coaching clinics if they can, both because it’d be a fantastic place to visit but also to see how they’re going. “We’re seeing pictures of them playing with our names on their back so that’s a pretty cool.” To donate to the Vanuatu Hockey League, contact Jenny Bowtell on jbowtell@wansmolbag.org.

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SCOREBOARD ■ FOOTBALL VFL - Round 2

BOX HILL 1.2 3.5 10.10 12.12 (84) ESSENDON 2.5 5.7 6.10 10.13 (73) Goals: Box Hill: Gordon 4 Frank 2 Spangher 2 Savage 2 Langford Wood. Essendon: Dell’Olio 3 Hams 2 Toy Duscher Hunter Ashby Gumbleton. Best: Box Hill: Litherland Cheney Lake Osborne Savage Mirra. Essendon: Pears Daniher Gumbleton Sikora Gleeson O’Brien. Venue: Windy Hill.

VIC DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE - Round 2 BOX HILL 3.3 7.9 7.10 11.15 (81) NORTHERN 1.4 2.6 8.11 9.12 (66) Goals: Box Hill: Cust 2 Cassidy Wilsen McDonald Crocker Miles Monkhorst Johnson Northe Mee. Northern: Dorman 3 Dirago Gleeson Ballard Dufficy Posar Visser. Best: Box Hill: Crocker Cunningham Collins Vizzarri Pell O’Donnell. Northern: Lincoln Visser Dirago Taglieri Burgess McDonald. Venue: Visy Park.

VAFA - Round 1 Premier COLLEGIANS 1.1 6.4 9.8 13.10 (88) OLD CAREY 2.1 3.1 7.3 9.8 (62) Goals: Collegians: D Chaplin-Burch 5 N Sautner 3 T Penberthy 3 D Sands J Bull. Old Carey: M Rainey 3 M Parker 2 J Reid T Smith G Parker. Best: Collegians: D Strachan H Croft N Polce D ChaplinBurch D Sands T Penberthy. Old Carey: B Smithwick L Fotheringham J Joslin L Maslin L McQueen-Miscamble M Laidlaw. DE LA SALLE 4.4 9.7 11.9 16.15 (111) OLD XAVERIANS 4.1 7.3 12.5 16.5 (101) Goals: De La Salle: S Pickett 4 N Roberts 4 S Gotch 4 D Lowe M Stizza J Vickers T McMahon. Old Xaverians: B Goss 5 M Handley 3 J Shaw 2 M Darvell E Prowse L Howard. M Hannan C Waller T Williams. Best: De La Salle: J Williams S Pickett T Moloney J Vickers T Kovess T McMahon. Old Xaverians: L Howard B Goss M Carroll M Allan E Prowse M Darvell. 22 STONNINGTON REVIEW LOCAL

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OLD SCOTCH 4.3 8.8 14.11 19.14 (128) UNIVERSITY BLUES 0.4 6.6 10.7 15.11 (101) Goals: Old Scotch: L Hill 3 G van den Broek 3 W Strange 3 S Barnett 3 S Neaves 2 J Davis T McKinley R Ferraro N Jamieson J Furey. University Blues: W Hartnell 4 D Heinz 3 J Van De Pol 2 R Young 2 J Watts W Cuningham J Nash M Rippon. Best: Old Scotch: S Neaves S Sherwen A Houlihan H Dick R Ferraro G van den Broek. University Blues: R Young J Townley J Watts P Summers J Mugavin M Rippon. Premier Res: St Bedes/Mentone Tigers 8.8 d Beaumaris 7.11, Collegians 17.12 d Old Carey 3.5, Old Xaverians 9.13 d De La Salle 8.5, University Blacks 13.9 d St Bernards 10.7, Old Scotch 13.12 d University Blues 10.6. Premier Thirds: Old Xaverians 7.6 d De La Salle 3.7, University Blacks 10.8 d Collegians 5.6, St Bernards 19.21 d Old Carey 5.6, University Blues 14.10 d Old Scotch 6.11. Premier B: Ajax 18.20 d Fitzroy 4.11; St Kevins 18.13 d Caulfield Grammarians 14.12; Old Trinity 21.13 d Old Melburnians 6.5; Old Brighton 24.9 d Parkdale Vultures 9.8; Old Haileybury 15.18 d Werribee Districts 3.10 Premier B Res: Old Melburnians 20.8 d Old Trinity 5.12, Old Brighton 15.10 d Parkdale Vultures 11.4, Old Haileybury 17.18 d Werribee Districts 5.5, Fitzroy 7.14 d Ajax 6.10, St Kevins 11.14 d Caulfield Grammarians 7.4. Premier B Thirds: Old Melburnians 18.21 d Old Trinity 2.8, Old Brighton 0.0 d Parkdale Vultures 0.0. Premier C Res: Marcellin 11.7 d Mazenod 5.7, Old Ivanhoe 6.13 d Monash Blues 3.5, Old Camberwell 10.5 d Pegs 6.9, Peninsula 13.7 d Nobs/St Pats 8.13. Premier C Thirds: Marcellin 10.9 d Old Camberwell 8.5, Pegs 13.20 d Nobs/St Pats 7.3, St Kevins 22.13 d Old Ivanhoe 0.4, Old Mentonians 14.12 d Peninsula 10.11.

EASTERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE Division 1 BALWYN 6.2 7.8 13.14 16.20 (116) EAST RINGWOOD 4.1 6.3 7.4 9.5 (59) Goals: Balwyn: T Gilchrist 3 C Hoegel 3 M Hardiman 2 J Hoegel 2 R Gilchrist 2 J Gobbels 2, M O’Regan A Murray. East Ringwood: M Farmer 4 E Phaedonos 2 M Blaha A Hoare A Van Rooyen. Best: Balwyn: T Gilchrist C Hendrie J Hoegel R Gilchrist M Murray M Hardiman. East Ringwood A McIntosh J Perry C Cerni A Gibson E Phaedonos M Farmer.

APRIL 17, 2013

KNOX 4.2 6.4 11.8 16.9 (105) BLACKBURN 0.5 1.9 6.10 10.10 (70) Goals: Knox: J Morris 5 S Jeffery 2 B Healey 2 L Kidd S Davis R Harris S Aiello M Jordan A Clifford P O’Keefe. Blackburn: G Johns 4 D Arezzolo S Banfield T Faulkner B Fraser M Prendergast J Harkins Best: Knox: J Castricum S Jeffery J Morris S Davis L Williams B Healey. Blackburn: J Worsteling G Johns J Lewis P Bunn A Fagan A Simpson. NOBLE PARK 4.1 5.5 11.10 21.13 (139) EAST BURWOOD 3.1 5.2 5.5 7.11 (53) Goals: Noble Park: M Dunne 6 G Angelopoulos 3 B Dore 2 S Goedheer 2 T Mitchem 2 A McConnell T Kelly S Cleeve A Dunne S Allan L Mann. East Burwood: M Mariani 2 M Holland S Kilduff J Duman M Jessop J Read. Best: Noble Park: T Kelly B Dore S Kemperman G Angelopoulos R Kemperman M Dunne. East Burwood: M Holland J Read N Gray S Kilduff J May. NORWOOD 2.2 10.6 13.13 21.17 (143) SCORESBY 4.6 4.8 5.11 9.11 (65) Goals: Norwood: B Kelleher 5 M McCormack 2 J Gould 2 D Blackie 2 R Jordon 2 D Bull R Falovic J Ford J Spurrell B English J Kroussoratis E Johnson C Dunne. Scoresby: B Coyle 3 S Cross 2 B Bronsgeest 2 D Marcius J Hicks. Best: Norwood: M McCormack J Ford M Decler B English R Falovic B Kelleher. Scoresby: D Marcius A Parker N Papadopoulos R Van Rheenen D McDonald B Coyle. ROWVILLE 1.4 4.5 10.9 11.14 (80) VERMONT 4.1 9.4 10.7 11.8 (74) Goals: Rowville: C Morris 3 N Hicks 2 M Stanley 2 M Bussey T Allen G Pears M Crozier. Vermont: D Mendes 2 N Johnson 2 A Ellis 2 S Davidson N Mendes J Van Unen A Froud B Crowe. Best: Rowville: N Schoenmakers M McAra G Willoughby J Kinder M Garner. Vermont: S Davidson G McCarthy R Wilson A Froud D Millhouse B Crowe. SOUTH CROYDON 6.1 10.3 16.7 19.11 (125) LILYDALE 2.4 10.6 14.8 17.11 (113) Goals: South Croydon: W Debney 5 J Crowle 3 G Strachan 3 R Mallison 2 D King 2 N Molnar B Allan L Cox D Bowes. Lilydale: D Breese 3 B Stephens 3 J Roach 2 L McCombe 2 A Davies 2 R Allen 2 B Weightman 2 J Taylor. Best: South Croydon: W Debney D Coghlan D King B Osborne D King G Strachan. Lilydale: B Weightman J Taylor M Hottes A Bawden A Davies R Allen.

Div 1 Res: Balwyn 15.13 d East Ringwood 5.4, Blackburn 7.13 d Knox 6.9, Noble Park 16.20 d East Burwood 8.2, Norwood 14.8 d Scoresby 5.15, Vermont 13.8 d Rowville 8.8, Lilydale 12.13 d South Croydon 6.8. U-19: Blackburn 27.22 d Knox 3.7, Noble Park 17.13 d East Burwood 7.12, Norwood 13.13 d Scoresby 11.9, Vermont 9.8 d Rowville 9.4, Lilydale 14.18 d South Croydon 4.3. Div 2: Mulgrave 15.6 d Bayswater 8.11, North Ringwood 25.16 d Doncaster East 5.10, Montrose 25.16 d Donvale 8.11, Mooroolbark 12.10 d Croydon 10.11, Upper Ferntree Gully 14.15 d Waverley Blues 6.10. Div 2 Res: Doncaster East 16.12 d North Ringwood 9.13, Montrose 15.11 d Donvale 9.9, Croydon 12.18 d Mooroolbark 12.5, Waverley Blues 6.6 d Upper Ferntree Gully 6.4, Bayswater 12.9 d Mulgrave 9.5. U-19: Doncaster East 17.20 d North Ringwood 4.8, Montrose 13.10 d Donvale 12.16, Mooroolbark 13.11 d Croydon 7.7, Waverley Blues 16.14 d Upper Ferntree Gully 10.5, Mulgrave 14.12, Bayswater 8.13. Div 3: Templestowe 13.7 d Doncaster 11.9, Wantirna South 12.12 d Glen Waverley Hawks 12.8, Boronia 16.8 d Ringwood 8.6, Mitcham 17.12 d Heathmont 9.8, Warrandyte 14.16 d Chirnside Park 13.12, The Basin 17.23 d Whitehorse Pioneers 8.9. Div 3 Res: Templestowe 9.5 d Doncaster 8.8, Wantirna South 16.12 d Glen Waverley Hawks 5.8, Boronia 8.6 d Ringwood 6.14, Mitcham 14.7 d Heathmont 5.6, Warrandyte 7.4 d Chirnside Park 5.8, The Basin 15.8 d Whitehorse Pioneers 12.14. U-19: Doncaster 11.7 d Templestowe 7.12, Wantirna South 10.9 d Glen Waverley Hawks 6.17, Ringwood 14.10 d Boronia 10.9, Mitcham 14.10 d Heathmont 6.6, Warrandyte 14.18 d Chirnside Park 2.3. Div 4: Kilsyth 17.19 d Canterbury 10.13, Surrey Park 11.13 d Park Orchards 9.10, South Belgrave 18.13 d Forest Hill 13.8, Ferntree Gully 16.12 d Nunawading 6.8. Div 4 Res: Kilsyth 11.10 d Canterbury 3.4, Park Orchards 15.9 d Surrey Park 8.5, Forest Hill 19.11 d South Belgrave 4.8, Ferntree Gully 10.5 d Nunawading 8.9. U-19: Ferntree Gully 15.10 d South Belgrave 3.10, Park Orchards 17.13 d Surrey Park 12.10.

SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE Div 1 Snr: St Pauls 28.19 d Heatherton 2.4, East Brighton 22.17 d Highett 6.3, Clayton 10.14 d Chelsea Heights 11.7, Cheltenham 16.10 d St Kilda City 8.7, Dingley 19.11 d East Malvern 5.5. Res: St Pauls 16.16 d Heatherton 4.5, East Brighton 16.15 d Highett 3.8, Chelsea Heights 10.15 d Clayton 0.0, Cheltenham 7.11 d St Kilda City 6.15, Dingley 14.15 d East Malvern 2.4. Div 2 Snr: Mordialloc 12.11 d Hampton 3.8, Caulfield 21.14 d South Yarra 11.11, Oakleigh District 14.11 d Bentleigh 13.8, Murrumbeena 16.19 d Moorabbin 10.12. Res: Hampton 9.5 d Mordialloc 6.8, South Yarra 10.16 d Caulfield 6.4, Bentleigh 30.14 d Oakleigh District 3.2, Murrumbeena 16.16 d Moorabbin 10.5. Div 3 Snr: Sandown 16.17 d Ashwood 7.14, Mount Waverley 20.14 d Black Rock 10.8, Doveton Eagles 12.9 d Dandenong 12.8, Lyndale 12.13 d Endeavour Hills 6.11, Carrum Patterson Lakes 15.9 d Hallam 10.8. Res: Sandown 11.14 d Ashwood 8.7, Carrum Patterson Lakes 7.9 d Hallam 4.10, Mount Waverley 10.11 d Black Rock 8.4, Dandenong 13.6 d Doveton Eagles 7.9, Lyndale 5.12 d Endeavour Hills 4.11.

■ CLUB GOLF SATURDAY

BOX HILL: Team: Captains 48 d Presidents 44. EAST MALVERN: 4B: K Gonsalvez (19) S Fry (11) 50. EASTERN: Father-Son/Trophy: I Staggard (17) L Staggard (18) 47 cb. GREEN ACRES: AMCR 71 Stableford A: I Gutierrez (11) 39. B: G O’Shea (16) 37 cb. C: J Yeh (27) 37. HEIDELBERG: 4B: T Hale (19) A Wingate (27) 80. IVANHOE: Par A: B Morrell (12) 3 up. B: R Hepburn (15) 8 up. C: J Guthrie (25) 7 up. W: M Teasdale (18) sq. KEW: AMCR 71 Stableford A: S Raittn (4) 41 cb. B: B Stanard (18) 43. C: S Tropeano (20) 41. AWCR 74: H Moot (13) 37 cb. METROPOLITAN at Commonwealth: Stableford A: A Brown (11) 37. B: M Cashmore (13) 38. C: R Burbury (34) 37. RIVERSDALE: Stableford A: S Page (4) 40. B: I Hughes (17) 38. C: A Sims (20) 39. ROYAL MELBOURNE: Par A: S Cooper (14) 2 up. B: J Field (29) sq. Trophy: S Cooper (14) 6 up. YARRA PARK: Stroke: B Pepyat (27) 63. W: L Lewis (23) 67. YARRA VALLEY: Stableford A: G Williams (18) 40. B: E Cirone (23) 40.


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BRIEFS

DINGLEY 19.11 (125) Goal: L. Bartholomew 3, P. Ball 3, T. Dureau 3, L. Forrest 2, L. Walmsley 2, M. Freeman, C. Morgan, T. La Rocca, B. Lavars, S. Williams, A. Sawers. Best: C. Morgan, M. Freeman, L. Bartholomew, M. Freeman, L. Forrest, A. Stock. EAST MALVERN 5.5(35) Goal: R. De Visser 2, A. Doxey 2, T. Hicks. Best: T. Delahunty, I. McCrimmon, M. Ferguson, C. Brock, S. Wright.

A POTENTIAL season-ending injury to gun recruit Trent Croad took the edge off De La Salle’s win over Old Xaverians in the first match of the new VAFA Premier A season. The former Hawthorn star went down with a suspected ruptured Achilles after only two minutes as De La beat last year’s Premier A grand finalists 16.15 (111) to 16.5 (101) at Toorak Park. De La also lost Daniel Close with a hamstring injury early on but the pace of their midfielders troubled the home side. Both teams had an abundance of chances to take control in a fast and furious opening term but it was De La Salle which led by three points at the first break. The visitors continued to hit the scoreboard hard in the second term, but Old Xavs’ accuracy from limited chances kept them in the contest. A 16-point half-time lead to De La turned into a two-point advantage to Xavs in the third quarter, as the home side slammed through five goals to two despite losing two players to injury, including Andrew Ryan with a broken arm. With both teams low on numbers, and unable to rotate their players effectively, the final term was a battle of attrition. In the end, it was De La’s abundant scoring options that made the difference, with three players kicking four goals.Xavs co-coach Dom Berry admitted his team struggled to cope with De La’s smaller, faster forward line. “We found that difficult at times to match up on, and when Croad went down it just accentuated the height issue,” Berry said. “De La Salle were very good, but we’re very sure we can play better

ARI HATZIS

BY EWEN McRAE IT WAS a rude awakening for East Malvern in their first match in Division 1 of the Southern Football League on Saturday. Dingley had three times as many shots on goal and completely outclassed the newcomers to run away 19.11 (125) to 5.5 (35) at Souter Oval. With a number of new faces in the East Malvern side after promotion last year, the Panthers struggled to find any fluency in the opening term. They went goal-less as Dingley took a 21-point lead into the second term and although East Malvern then broke through for its opening goal of the season, Dingley’s dominance was obvious. Dingley stretched its lead to almost 10 goals by three-quarter time and kicked another seven in the final term. East Malvern coach Matt Carroll said his team’s inexperience showed. “We’ve got 10 new players and there were passages there where it showed we haven’t played much footy together,” he said. ‘‘But we’ll get a couple of guys back next week and with a few more weeks of training we’ll get better. It may take us a while to gel but we’re confident we’ll become very competitive.”

■ WALTON SIGNS ON Prahran has re-appointed head coach Andrew Walton for a further two seasons. After three years in the job, Walton received the extension following an endof-season review by the club. ■ LOOKING FOR A WIN South Yarra soccer club fell to its second defeat in State League 4, this time 2-1 to Elwood City at Fawkner Park. ■ SAINTS MARCH IN St Kevins kicked off with a 25 point win over Caulfield Grammarians in the VAFA Premier B. St Kev’s led at every change, and with 11 different goal kickers they outclassed Grammarians. Final score: 18.13 (121) to 14.12 (96). ■ RUGBY RETURNS Melbourne Rugby Club will kick off the season on Saturday with a replay of the 2012 grand final against Moorabbin. The match begins at 3.10pm at Moorabbin’s main field.

UP THERE HANNAN: Old Xavs’ Michael Hannan soars for a mark than that and to be within 10 points was good.” De La coach Greg McLoughlin was pleased to face one of the competition powerhouses in the first round. “It’s a great way to set the scene and set some expectations,” McLoughlin said. “We’re not sure how bad it is for Croad, but with an Achilles you’d think it’ll be half a season at least.”

SCOREBOARD OLD XAVERIANS 16.5 (101) Goals: B. Goss 5, M. Handley 3, J. Shaw 2, M. Darvell, E. Prowse, L. Howard , M. Hannan, C. Waller, T. Williams. Best: L. Howard, B. Goss, M. Carroll, M. Allan, E. Prowse, M. Darvell. DE LA SALLE 16.15 (111) Goals: S. Pickett 4, N. Roberts 4, S. Gotch 4, D. Lowe , M. Stizza, J. Vickers, T. McMahon. Best: J. Williams, S. Pickett, T. Moloney, J. Vickers, T. Kovess, T. McMahon

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Persistence pays off for MCC’s opening game MCC Hockey Club got its season rolling with a gritty win over Footscray in the first round of the revamped Premier League hockey competition on Saturday. Despite limited chances, MCC scored twice against the run of play, before holding off a determined home side late to triumph 2-1. It was tight all day, with both sides down on numbers and struggling to penetrate their attacking circles, but

MCC was the first to score thanks to a well-executed penalty corner from Hugh Jellie. MCC went into a defensive game from there as Footscray searched for the equaliser, but the visitors were good enough to maintain the lead to half-time. Footscray again came out strongly in the second half, and despite having the better of the play, couldn’t hit MCC where it hurt most.

■ TEAM HONOURS It was a successful night for Prahran Cricket Club at the Ryder Medal last week. Opening bowler Rhys Adams and spin bowler Bryce McGain were both selected in the Premier teams of the year, and Nick Morrey finished a creditable third in the 2nd XI player of the year award.

The team’s inability to score cost them again as MCC doubled its advantage through a field goal to Taine Bennett. MCC again locked up its defence and despite Footscray dragging a goal back late from a penalty corner, it was able to hold on and take the all-important away win. MCC coach Jarrod Lester said his team was happy to play a defensive game, with several of their better

players either away or injured. “Getting goals against the run of play was good, and I think our defense held up really well all day,” Lester said. “I don’t think there’s any easy games for us. We don’t really put teams away, we keep it tight and try to win by a goal or two when we can. ‘‘But we know when we play well we can match it with anyone.”

■ FLAGS GALORE Old Geelong Football Club will unfurl three 2012 premiership flags this week, following the club’s first match day lunch of 2013. Guest speaker at the $60 lunch is Australian cricketer John Hastings. Details: visit oldgeelong.com.au. ■ NATIONS COMPETE Malvern Tennis Centre will host a ‘nations’ themed tennis tournament on ANZAC Day. Teams of two men and two women will each represent a different nation. Details: visit victennisacademy.com.au. ■ UP AND RUNNING Camberwell Malvern Little Athletics winter season starts this week, with new participants still able to register. New members can attend the first two weeks of training and competition before deciding whether to register. Details: visit cmlac.com.au.

APRIL 17, 2013

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