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thanks for small mercies Victor and Bree Scorsis know the emotional roller coaster faced by the families of premature babies. Their son Conrad weighed 884 grams when born more than 14 weeks early last June and faced a massive battle to survive. They are grateful for the support of the Life's Little Treasures Foundation. The Wyndham branch will hold a one-off Saturday meeting next month for parents who can't make its regular meetings. ■ STORY BY SUE HEWITT, PAGE 16


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rail plan slammed as $2.5b slur on western suburbs crossings. The conflict between trains and cars is one of the biggest transport The state government has been accused of problems we have.” ignoring the needs of public transport users Opposition public transport in the western suburbs after announcing spokeswoman Jill Hennessy said it was it will spend up to $2.5 billion upgrading clear the project was “a desperate electiontrain lines in the eastern suburbs. eve stunt”. Ms Hennessy said Labor, if The new rail project will increase elected in November, would remove the 50 peak-hour services on the Pakenham and worst level crossings. Cranbourne lines to 18 trains each hour, Public Transport Users Association boosting capacity by 30 per cent. It will president Tony Morton said the rail also allow high-capacity signalling to be project would have no benefit to the installed and will fund the removal of four western suburbs and it confirmed that level crossings at Murrumbeena, Carnegie the government lacked the money to and Clayton. invest in network-wide public transport Commuters and the opposition have improvements while it remained slammed the government for prioritising committed to building the east-west link. level crossing removals in the eastern “It is a shame the improvements are suburbs. entirely confined to the south-east Werribee’s deadly Cherry Street of Melbourne, and a sign the eastern level crossing was ranked 13th in government is handicapped ‘bias’ seen a 2008 report into the state’s most by its singleminded devotion as election dangerous level crossings. to the east-west link.” Public In 2012, it was the site of three Transport Minister Terry pitch accidents in 13 days, including one Mulder’s spokeswoman said the fatality. Last year, train drivers voted government had invested in major it as one of the most dangerous crossings transport projects, such as the Regional in Victoria. Rail Link, to cater for population growth in Commuter and Greens candidate for the the western suburbs. Tarneit electorate, Rohan Waring, travels “A new station recently opened at from Wyndham to the eastern suburbs Williams Landing, and Regional Rail Link for work. He said the government should will build new stations for Tarneit and improve capacity on the Werribee line by Wyndham Vale, connecting these growing building a metro rail tunnel. communities to the rail network for the Latest figures from Public Transport first time,” she said. \ LAURA LITTLE Victoria reveal the line is the second-mostovercrowded in Melbourne. There has been no increase in the number of peak services on the line since GOT A STORY FOR US? October 2010. Mr Waring wants Wyndham’s level NEWS EDITOR \ Matt Crossman mcrossman@mmpgroup.com.au crossings removed to reduce congestion on 8318 6822 the city’s roads and to allow buses to run more frequently. LAURA LITTLE \ llittle@mmpgroup.com.au 8318 5750 “The fact the state government has focused yet again on the eastern suburbs MELISSA CUNNINGHAM \ is a disgrace,’’ he said. ‘‘There needs to be mcunningham@mmpgroup.com.au 8318 6829 a systematic process to remove all level

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Cr Gautam Gupta said people from more than 40 countries called Wyndham home. “Wyndham is home to such a diverse group of residents and the fiesta will allow people to learn more about these countries and their people and cultures and celebrate all they bring to our community.” The fiesta will be held on the great lawn at Werribee Mansion from 11am-4pm. \ LL » experiencewyndham.com.au

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Fifteen residents will brave morning peak traffic next month to draw attention to their daily struggle to access Melbourne’s CBD from Wyndham by car, train, bus and bicycle. The residents will set off from Manor Lakes, Point Cook and Truganina at 7.30am on April 2, racing each other to Federation Square as part of the council’s Race to the City. Among those taking part is Point Cook’s Leone Brunato, who will cycle to highlight the lack of continuous bicycle tracks between Wyndham and Melbourne. Councillors Marie Brittan and Peter Maynard have also signed on. Mayor Bob Fairclough hopes the race will highlight the limited travel options available to Wyndham residents. “There is only one major road route [into the city], which is often congested, a train line which is the second-most-overcrowded on the metropolitan network, and five of our six bus routes in Wyndham don’t run past 9pm on weeknights,’’ he said. ‘‘Our cyclists also lack a safe, fast and continuous route. “Every peak hour, thousands of our residents face the stress of racing to work by train, bike or car and spending valuable time away from their family.” The race is part of the council’s Get Wyndham Moving campaign, which will be launched at the civic centre this Thursday night. The campaign urges the state government to provide more funding to improve roads and public transport in Wyndham. The council has a ‘‘road solutions’’ wishlist, including state and federal funding for arterial road duplications, construction of the western end of the east-west link, the removal of level crossings, and more buses and trains. Cr Fairclough said governments needed to boost funding before things got worse. \ LAURA LITTLE » getwyndhammoving.com.au HAVE YOUR SAY

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peak hour travel ‘added stress’ “We were travelling around peak hour, but it wasn’t good for any of us. Driving two and Point Cook’s Alice Osborne knows all a half hours home when you have got kids too well the impact that commuting from in day care and being worried you can’t get Wyndham to Melbourne can have on home in time to pick them up, it’s added families. stress we didn’t need.” Fed up with cancelled trains, In a bid to encourage the state and “we didn’t traffic jams and constantly get to spend federal governments to invest more struggling to make it home in time money in transport infrastructure time to pick up her children from day in Wyndham, Mrs Osborne has together” care, Mrs Osborne decided to give signed up to the council’s Get up her job in the city. Wyndham Moving campaign. “I would get up at 5am and leave She wants state and federal before 6am to get to work by 7am, so I could governments to fund duplications to arterial leave at 3pm to pick my kids up from child roads around Point Cook and a bypass from care,’’ she said. ‘‘My husband would drop Point Cook to Altona Meadows. them off in the morning, so he wouldn’t get She is also encouraging parents to home until late at night. We didn’t get to walk their children to school to reduce spend time together. “horrendous” traffic and boost health. \ LL POINT COOK

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yndham council is seeking suggestions about how to solve our ongoing traffic problems as it prepares to host a community forum. I’ll leave that discussion to wiser heads than mine. But I thought it an opportune time to mention my newly discovered way to cope with our stressful traffic issues. It comes in the form of a CD containing lots of favourites from my bogan teenage years. Turned up just enough to cover my pitch-imperfect singing voice, No Lies by Noiseworks is my song of choice for navigating the busy right-turn lane into Forsyth Road. But it’s the Baby Animals belting out One Word that gets me through the disappointment of getting stopped at every single red light down Derrimut Road. I can almost picture Rose Tattoo singer Angry Anderson’s bald pate as he growls the words to Rock ’n’ Roll Outlaw, a song perfect for Leakes Road which, let’s face it, resembles a car park most mornings. And you can’t help but forget your traffic woes when legendary Cold Chisel frontman Jimmy Barnes shouts the story of the Vietnam veteran in Khe Sanh, although I reckon it’s taken me the best part of 20 years to learn all the words. I recommend you try your own over-enthusiastic, karaoke-style warbling with added finger tapping and a dash of air guitar while stopped at the lights. You’ll be at your destination before you can say “I’m an 80s Aussie rock tragic”. Perhaps not the type of feedback the council is looking for with its Get Wyndham Moving campaign. But every little bit helps, right? The forum is at the civic centre this Thursday. Inquiries and ideas to info@ getwyndhammoving.com.au \ EMMA SUTCLIFFE Emma Sutcliffe is a Little River-based freelance writer. You can find her on Facebook at ‘‘Little River Emma’’

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valuables in cars an easy target Wyndham residents are being reminded not to leave valuable items in their car, following a spate of thefts. Leading Senior Constable Craig McDonald said it took thieves less than 20 seconds to smash a car window and grab an item. \

Wyndham residents are being urged to get vaccinated against influenza amid predictions that this year’s flu season will be the most dangerous on record. The warning by the Influenza Specialist Group comes as new Health Department statistics reveal Wyndham recorded a 71 per cent increase in flu cases last year, with 163 cases reported to the department. In 2012, 95 cases were recorded. Ten Wyndham residents have already been diagnosed with the flu this year. Free vaccination is available for people aged 65 and over, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders aged 15 and over, pregnant women and anyone over six months with a medical condition that can lead to severe influenza. South Western Melbourne Medicare Local chief executive Gaylene Coulton (pictured right) urged all Wyndham people to visit their doctors. “Making sure you’re vaccinated for the upcoming flu season is vital in maintaining immunity to influenza,” she said. \ LAURA LITTLE » betterhealth.vic.gov.au

dawn raids yield cash, drugs, weapons, arrests police yesterday. More than 12 firearms, ‘‘real bonus’’. Police were supported by the including a handgun with a silencer and a Australian Federal Police, the Australian high-powered assault rifle, were seized in the Taxation Office and customs officers. raids, which began at 4.30am. “This was a high-risk operation Drugs, including 100 kilograms involving a number of people we of cannabis, and $55,000 cash, consider extremely dangerous,’’ Mr “we’re not ammunition, vehicles and stolen Fontana said. property were also confiscated. “We have charged a number of going to Assistant Commissioner significant individuals who we stoP” Steve Fontana said significant consider were leading the syndicate, commercial drug trafficking charges but when you take a group of were expected to be laid relating to individuals out, there is always someone methamphetamine. to come in and try to fill the void. He said there was enough evidence to ‘‘We’re not going to stop our investigations. charge 19 people before the raids began, but If they want to be involved in this criminal additional charges and arrests made were a activity … we are going to target them.’’ \ LL

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Of the many political contradictions that filter into the community, none are more galling than those surrounding asylum seekers. Like the notion that someone can be very concerned about asylum seekers’ safety at sea while happily leaving them to rot in internment camps with scant regard for their safety or mental well-being. Then there’s the opposition to spending millions on resettling asylum seekers while condoning billions spent on locking them up offshore. Locking up asylum seekers is a cruel smokescreen that makes people think their way of life is being protected, while taking the focus off threats under their noses, such as a push to tighten worker entitlements, including penalty rates. Meanwhile, while we prevented several thousand asylum seekers from making a life here, we happily allowed 126,000 people to come into Australia on 457 visas. \ DAVID BONNICI \ EDITOR

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parking plans on agenda commuters, residents and shoppers all need to be considered. Wyndham’s commuter car park shortage “In the residential streets north of could be eased, with Metro Trains and Werribee and Hoppers Crossing stations, a private shopping centre considering [the council] has implemented a system plans to provide more spaces, according to with two-hour parking on one side of the council. street and all-day parking on the other As commuter frustration with to allow for the parking needs of all road inadequate parking grows, the council has users.” revealed two options to ease overcrowding Shopping centre management confirmed at Wyndham’s three stations. talks were under way to provide Council chief executive Kerry commuter parking. motorists Thompson said the council had A severe shortage of commuter “made representation to Metro complained parking hit social media in Trains about commuter parking”. the lead-up to the March on social “Metro Trains are currently long weekend, when people media considering plans to increase complained that numerous parking in the Werribee area, on motorists were fined at Williams their land, and a decision on the style Landing station. and location of this parking will be made A Public Transport Victoria by them.” She did not reveal where the new spokeswoman said there were “no commuter car parks would be. immediate plans to extend or build a “[The council] is in conversation with multi-deck car park at Williams Landing”, [Hoppers Crossing shopping] centre which had one of the largest metropolitan management about the possible use of railway car parks, with 500 spaces. parking at the rear of Target for commuter “PTV is working closely with Wyndham parking, and this project is progressing. City Council to investigate options “It is expected there will be some for increasing station parking in the commuter parking in local streets around Wyndham area,” the spokeswoman said. \ SUE HEWITT railway stations, where the needs of

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thousands tipped to move into new estates about 5000 residents. He said Satterley bought the Tarneit site in 2010, but “there Two new housing estates to be developed have been some delays in development over the next year are expected to attract approvals” because of a precinct plan being several thousand residents to Point Cook drawn up for the area. But it was expected and Tarneit. to be on the market in the first quarter of Satterley Property Group, one next year. of Australia’s largest private Mr Hoffmann said the Point developers, will develop 2000 Cook estate would have some road housing lots on a 125-hectare site retail developments and was only interchange a kilometre from the Point Cook on Hacketts Road, Point Cook, “promised” which it purchased from the state town centre, while the Tarneit government for $100 million. development was close to a town It will also develop a 64.3-hectare centre in Davis Road. site on Sayers Road, Tarneit, with He said Satterley was still going 150 of the 850 lots fronting 11 hectares of through the planning process for both central, open space, according to Satterley’s projects with Wyndham council. state general manager, Jack Hoffmann. Satterley, which started in Western He said the government had promised Australia, moved into the Melbourne to build a road interchange for the as-yetmarket four years ago with estates in unnamed Point Cook estate, with direct Doreen and Coburg. access to the Princes Freeway. “We have set ourselves a target of 10 per “This is a huge benefit … and it will be cent market share,” Mr Hoffmann said. built before the first resident moves in”. “That means selling about 1000 lots Mr Hoffmann said construction of the a year, which would make us one of the Point Cook estate would begin about April largest residential developers in Victoria.” \ SUE HEWITT next year. The estate will eventually have

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fire raises alarm over home safety plans “People should practise their evacuation drills and make sure there are no blocked A Point Cook resident returned from exits,” Mr Attard said. “People should buying lunch on Sunday to find his house ensure that deadlocks aren’t locked while destroyed by fire. they’re home.” Firefighters from Point Cook and CFA deputy chief officer Steve Hoppers Crossing were called to the Warrington said residents should change Foxwood Drive house about their smoke alarm batteries at the end 12.40pm. of daylight saving on April 6. Point Cook senior station He recommended that residents practising officer Steve Attard said the check their smoke alarms each evacuation fire had posed a threat to month and vacuum around drills saves neighbouring properties, with smoke alarm vents once a year. lives wind making it difficult to contain “Smoke alarms are crucial in the blaze. giving you and your family the early He said damage to the house was warning needed to escape a fire,’’ Mr so extensive that it “would need to come Warrington said. down”. ‘‘When it comes to protecting your The cause of the fire is being investigated. family and yourself, a working smoke Mr Attard said while the house’s alarm tested regularly and a rehearsed occupants were out at the time of the fire, home escape plan are easy tasks to ensure it provided a timely reminder for people everyone in the family is given plenty of to check their smoke alarm batteries and warning and knows what to do should a create a fire evacuation plan. fire occur.” \ LAURA LITTLE Latest CFA figures reveal that Wyndham crews were called to 86 house fires last year, » Fire safety checklist: bit.ly/1hqY76d up from 77 in 2012. POINT COOK

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worldwide ‘thank you tour’ on birthday wishlist as he can hardly remember life Point Cook cancer sufferer Rafael Moraes without cancer. is being inundated with cards and presents ‘‘He left from around the world as his milestone 10th an indelible birthday approaches – giving him a new goal. impression on “I want to go and visit all these people everyone.” who have been so kind,” the Westbourne No one realised Grammar pupil told the woman who at the time of last organised a ‘card-a-thon’ for his birthday. Tuesday night’s Tierney Randall, a Point Cook family training session that day care educator, organised the Rafael would be in “he left RA FA EL MO RA ES card-a-thon because Rafael loves hospital the next an indelible receiving cards. day. impression She delivered a box of about 100 His father, on cards last week and has hundreds Domingoes Moraes, said Rafael finished his everyone” more to pass on. latest round of chemotherapy on March 10 to The card-a-thon has grown after treat neuroblastoma, a solid tumour cancer of Channel 7 and other outlets picked up the sympathetic nervous system. the Weekly’s original story. But by Wednesday, he was running a fever Cards have arrived from the Netherlands, and was hospitalised until Friday, when it was Ireland, Canada, the United States, New established he had a cold. Zealand and Brazil. Rafael is counting the days to his birthday Westbourne Grammarians Football on March 25 and the Moraes family have Happy birthday: Rafael Moraes with Westbourne footballers. (JEREMY HEFFERNAN) Club got behind the grade 4 pupil last week, been astonished at the number of cards inviting him to a special photo shoot with already sent. \ made into a special birthday card because the SUE HEWITT president Simon Christo and his best friend players. They also gave him a singlet bearing boy “loves everything Westbourne”. from school,” Heffernan said. the words ‘‘number one ticket holder’’. “He beamed from ear to ear throughout » Cards can be sent to PO Box 1617, “Everyone at the club was moved by the Club spokesman Jeremy Heffernan said the the whole evening. He had a kick with club Werribee, 3030 courage and strength of character in Rafael, picture of Rafael with the players was being POINT COOK

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Children’s Hospital for the transplant. A match had been found, but it was far from the end of their ordeal. After the transplant Wilson developed life-threatening complications. “There were times when I thought that Wilson might not make it,” his mum Angie confesses. “I will remember for the rest of my life how, every night, I would beg him to stay with me for just another 24 hours.” The family’s vigil at Wilson’s bedside was made possible by the Fight Cancer Foundation which – in addition to funding vital research into cancer treatments and education support for young patients – provides affordable accommodation close to

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major treating hospitals. The development of this much-needed accommodation service is the latest chapter in a story that began 25 years ago. Robbie Lodder was eight when he became the catalyst for the formation of Australia’s first bone marrow registry from which the Fight Cancer Foundation grew. The plight of the charismatic, dark-eyed boy, who appeared on 60 Minutes, Today Tonight, A Current Affair, in New Idea and on the front page of Melbourne’s Sun News-Pictorial, touched Australians, who signed up to become donors by the tens of thousands. The highly public effort to save Robbie became pivotal to the formation not only of the registry but to the BMDI Cord Blood Bank established in his memory – both of which have given so many, like Wilson, a second chance at life. Today, reflecting on his son’s legacy, Ray Lodder will scarcely allow that he played his own part as a tireless fund-raiser and advocate. The gravel-voiced retired manufacturer still lives in Woodend, surrounded by the community which rallied round Robbie after his diagnosis. Robbie’s short life is celebrated in the Woodend’s Children Park with a walkway and lookout named in his honour. Standing in the park watching children play, Lodder smiles. “It’s a lovely way to be remembered.” He vividly recalls the shock when Robbie was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) in March, 1989. “Back then the only cure for a CML patient was a bone marrow transplant. So in my naivety, I said ‘Oh well, we better get him one of those then’. When I was told there was no bone marrow registry in Australia, I was most indignant.” Together with a handful of other Melbourne parents who had children with or lost to leukaemia, Lodder set about establishing the life-giving service. “I was going to turn heaven and earth over to find a cure for Rob,” he says. “Linda [Robbie’s mother] and I went around the world. We went to the Anthony Nolan Register in the UK, we went to specialists in Holland, we went to Seattle to one of the biggest and most successful hospitals for the treatment of leukaemia.” But no match on the fledgling Australian registry or those overseas could be found for Robbie. It was the world’s leading expert, Professor John Goldman, who pioneered bone-marrow transplantation for CML, who confirmed the worst after reviewing results of thousands of tests. “He said, ‘You know, you are not likely to get a match … he’s going to die’ – there weren’t any ifs about it. Then he said: ‘Have you ever considered having more children, because at least one in four siblings is going to be a match’.” The couple’s decision to have another child sparked controversy. “Some people publicly accused us of having babies for spare parts,” Lodder recalls. “It was really quite hurtful, but to some degree what was said touched a nerve because in a way – while we were happy to have another child and had never previously ruled the idea out – Matthew was born with some hope he could also save Robbie. “He wasn’t a match, sadly, but he is such a lovely, lovely boy and we were – and of course always will be – so very glad to have him.” In 1991, Robbie, aged 11, died from complications arising after a bone marrow transplant from his grandmother which was a close but not complete match. Lodder continued his work, driving his considerable energies to establishing, in 1996, the BMDI cord blood bank which is now part of the national AusCord network. Last year there were more than 2000 life-saving bone marrow, cord blood and peripheral stem cell transplants in Australia and New Zealand. But for Ray Lodder and his former wife Linda, it will forever be a story that began with one little boy. \ sharris@mmpgroup.com.au MARCH 19, 2014 \ WYNDHAM WEEKLY 13


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The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) yesterday launched a campaign to crowdfund $100,000 for a “food justice truck” delivering discounted food to people living on as little as $3 a day and prohibited from seeking work. The ASRC’s director of aid, Patrick Lawrence, said the truck would deliver food to people living on up to 89 per cent of Australia’s lowest dole payment and even some “getting nothing”. “There are 10,000 asylum seekers living in the community in Melbourne alone and none of them get the [full] Newstart allowance,” Mr Lawrence said. “Some of them get a percentage of Newstart, some of them get nothing, some of them have work rights, some of them don’t have work rights – and their food security situation is extremely dire.” He said the food justice truck would visit several locations in Melbourne’s west, selling fresh fruit and vegetables, whole foods, non-perishables and other healthy items. Mr Lawrence said food would be sold to the general public at market rates and to up to 2000 asylum seekers at a 75 per cent discount. “So that $10 or $20 that an asylum seeker might have will actually buy them $40-$80 worth of food,” he said.

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“We can’t afford to just give food away to 2000 people so we’ve got this hybrid social-enterprise model. It will only have one paid full-time staff manager and 60 volunteers. ” He said other organisations and private individuals had lined up to help “right some of the wrongs” against asylum seekers. “[But] fundamentally, there’s only one institution that really can right the wrongs

and that’s the federal government – whichever federal government it might be at the time, that they finally decide that they’re going to change direction on this issue,” he said. The ASRC is returning to 214 Nicholson Street in Footscray – “the suburb of its birth” – and will run the truck from Maribyrnong. \ GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK » http://bit.ly/1d8t56p

More Wyndham residents are turning to solar energy, with the 3029 and 3030 postcodes leading the state in solar panel installations. A new report from the federal government’s Clean Energy Regulator shows that more households in Hoppers Crossing, Tarneit and Truganina have solar panels than anywhere else in Victoria. A total of 4268 solar panels were installed in the 3029 postcode in the year to February. In the same period, 3784 solar panels were installed in Werribee and Point Cook, while 1042 were added to houses in Wyndham Vale. Sustainable Energy Association chief adviser Ray Wills said more outer suburbs residents were installing solar panels because they were concerned about energy costs. “People who have installed solar panels for any reason do consider their energy use more closely,’’ Professor Wills said. ‘‘It makes economic sense to generate electricity from a solar panel.” \ LL

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After he had drained the contents of his glass to an very memorable gig has a defining moment. At Live approving crowd, one over-excited female fan screamed on the Lawn, on a gloomy Sunday afternoon in for Middle of the Hill, one of Pyke’s best-known Werribee, it came through Pete Murray performing numbers. one of his more sombre hits in a C-cup bra and floppy “I don’t play the hits, I’m an artist,” he quipped. gardening hat. “The next song, ironically, is Don’t Wanna Let You On loan from just some of his highly excited fans, it Down …” could have been an awkward moment for the hundreds Live on the Lawn, formerly Legends on the Lawn of families in attendance if it hadn’t come on the tail end at Werribee Park, represents a gradual shift to a more of a true master-class performance. But by then, Murray “relaxed style of music”, according to its website. could do as he pleased. But it seems Pete Murray didn’t get the memo, It wasn’t lost on Murray either, who admitted he’d positively stealing the show from his contemporaries. forgotten the last verse of Better Days in all the Bearing those famous cannons in a navy blue excitement of his high energy set. tank top, Murray upped the swoon factor Set in the regal surroundings of Werribee “we immediately with a little bit of help from lanky Park and featuring some of the country’s should do lead guitarist Pete Williamson. most popular musicians in Murray, Bernard this every While Murray is best known for his more Fanning, Josh Pyke and Clare Bowditch, it sunday, navel-gazing numbers, the show cranked up a was left to the former Powderfinger frontman hey?” notch or three through the likes of to sing the setting’s final praises. Class A. Then, given free reign to indulge his “This is an awesome set-up,” Fanning said. skills, Williamson stole the show right away from “We should do this every Sunday, hey?” Murray with Passing Time. The weather threatened to turn sour for the It seemed fitting that Murray closed the set by thousands who turned up, but the rain held off until wandering out among the revellers, tailed by security – the closing minutes of Fanning’s set. By then, he was to stop people bear-hugging him to death, we can only halfway through a rousing rendition of Wish You Well assume. and nobody seemed to care. It was always going to be a hard act to follow, even Earlier, accomplished songwriter Pyke proved he’s for the uber-talented Fanning, and he took a more equally unflappable on stage, not letting a poorly tuned sombre approach, covering Gordon Lightfoot on guitar kill the good-time vibes. acoustic guitar. “My fault, I’m responsible, I didn’t tune it properly “I’m the anti-Pete Murray,” he joked. “Although my before the show,” he joked as the offending instrument biceps are massive under this jacket.” was put away. Closing with George Harrison’s What Is Life, with a “But I’m the kind of man who admits his mistakes … little help from Bowditch on backing vocals, only those and has a whisky about it instead.”

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TWILIGHT FUN Head to Werribee’s twilight street market this Friday to watch local entertainers, try exotic food or take in a tai chi demonstration. The market is at the Wedge Street Piazza. 3pm-dusk. ■ twilightsreetmarket.wordpress.com

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HORSE SHOW Watch horses and their rides compete at the Equestrian Victoria Masters Games from April 25-27. Categories include carriage driving, show-ring and dressage. At Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre. ■ 9013 0707

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Near New Tarneit Four Bedder, A Short Walk To The Tarneit Train Station With all the work done and ready to go with this family sized residence, there is absolutely no need to consider the stressful and lengthy building process. Take advantage of this genuine four bedroom plan complete with ensuite to master bedroom, separate modern kitchen finished with select Caesar stone bench tops and stainless steel upmarket appliances including dishwasher. A large meals room adjoins with a second family room while there is also a formal lounge. Ducted evaporative cooling and gas ducted heating also feature, while for the cars a double garage with both internal and automated access are here too! For your peace of mind the balance of the home owners warranty and termite protection are included as this home is only a few years old. With the soon to be completed Tarneit train station close by and pending Tarneit East Shopping Centre just as close. With all these benefits in your hands, it makes perfect sense to move on this one quickly.

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Exquisite, Charming Federation Inspired Family Home! Built by the renowned Belani Homes is this beautiful masterpiece with ‘WOW’ factor that is sure to set hearts racing and boasting size, excellence and a lovely tranquil court location. Downstairs presents four fitted bedrooms, lovely formal lounge with a gas fireplace, large central kitchen that overlooks the meals arrangement and a fantastic rumpus room with French doors leading through to a timber decked merbau verandah area. Upstairs is a generous master bedroom with full ensuite and walk-in robe. Executive appointments include gas ducted heating, ducted evaporative cooling, ceiling rosettes, decorative cornicing and fretwork, both bathrooms are also finished with lovely tessellated tiles, a massive Tasmanian Oak kitchen with butler’s pantry and high quality cabinetry with self-closing doors, remote garage with internal and drive through access and there is also 2 x 2500L water tanks to keep your gardens lush and green all year round. It doesn’t stop there, entertain friends and family all year around under the huge entertainment area with café blinds, or watch the kids play around the fully landscaped backyard with matured trees. This stunning family home is set amongst fine house-proud properties and is within walking distance to Manor Lakes Shopping Centre, schools, child-care, parklands and the soon to be opened train station.

9741 7777

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Private Sale Contact Agent Inspect

Sat 1-1.30pm Photo ID required

Contact

Leslie Goodwin 0419 110 582 Tony Vercher 0421 734 414

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Tarneit 17 Reflections Boulevard

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Exquisite Classy Contemporary Jewel In Reflections! In a class of its own this ex-display home is sure to blow you away with its excellence, sophisticated design & abundance of space. Stunning façade with a lovely timber decked entrance leading you through to an amazing floor plan which presents a huge master BR with a hotel style ensuite & WIR, study with built-in shelving, state of the art theatre room set up, central bathroom, open plan family/meals area & a gorgeous tiled alfresco with built in overhead heaters. Appointments includes hostess kitchen with stone benches, stone bathrooms, high ceilings, tiled feature walls, ducted heating, evap cooling, security system, halogen lighting, SS appliances, water tank with pump, timber decked seating, double remote garage with internal access & low maintenance landscaped gardens.

Werribee 59 Church Street

Private Sale $500,000 - $520,000 Inspect

Sat 11.30-12noon Photo ID required

Contact

Bassam Tofaili 0411 449 821 Kirsty Cunningham 0414 344 475

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Hot Property On The South Side In Prime Werribee! Werribee CBD, cafés, restaurants, shops, train station, Werribee River bike trails & walking tracks all within a few minutes from this solid DF 3 BR plus study home with original terracotta tiles, cedar timber walls, high ceilings, decorative cornicing & more. Spacious fitted bedrooms; master with ensuite & BIRs, study/nursery/4th BR, central bathroom, step down formal lounge, large family/meals area & rumpus room with vaulted ceilings & bar/servery area. Appointments inc ducted heating, refrig cooling & nearly 5-cars accommodation undercover with workshop area/garage to park all your cars & toys. This is a dynamite opportunity to secure a hot property with an array of schools all within walking distance & the Werribee Open Range Zoo, Mansion, Werribee South beach only 10 mins away.

9741 7777

191 Watton Street, Werribee

Auction

Sat 5th April at 12noon (Unless sold prior)

Inspect

Sat 3.15-3.45pm Photo ID required

Contact

Bassam Tofaili 0411 449 821 James Antonio 0401 889 248

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Werribee 26 Coventry Drive

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Renovated Family Residence With Park Views With all the hard work done, you will be ever impressed Private Sale with the joys that lay within this beautiful home. With Inspect 3 BRs, a huge main living & formal dining with solid polished hardwood flooring, central kitchen adj meals room & renovated main bathroom. Features ducted Contact heating & evap cooling, lock-up garage & a heap of backyard for the kids to play free all in view. Close to park grounds, Werribee River & the Werribee CBD.

Werribee 12 Jellicoe Street

$280,000 - $299,000 Sat 1.45-2.15pm Photo ID required John Camilleri 0414 778 940 Kirsty Cunningham 0414 344 475

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Central Location, Stunning Renovations This gorgeous residence entails a renovated kitchen, Private Sale adjoining separate meals room & formal lounge. Inspect Features double glazed windows, full Euro laundry, polished solid hardwood flooring t/out, roller shutters, gas heating & A/C. Outdoors a lavish alfresco with Contact merbau decking, a tandem double carport & a double garage/workshop. Werribee CBD, train station & schools are a simple stroll away with easy freeway access.

9741 7777

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1 Hoppers Crossing 1/11 Acer Terrace 3 Bedrooms, Ensuite, Central Position!

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Opportunity knocks with this fantastic first home, Private Sale investment opportunity or a well suited property for a Inspect low maintenance lifestyle. Centrally positioned, walk to public transport, schools, childcare, parklands, bike trails, walking tracks, Skeleton Creek & shops. Three Contact fitted BRs, ensuite & WIR to master, lounge, neat kitchen/meals area, single lock-up garage, a great sized paved pergola area, ducted heating & split system A/C.

4 Wyndham Vale 8 Pembroke Lane Gorgeous Hamlyn Cottage

Contact Agent Sat 2.30-3pm Photo ID required John Camilleri 0414 778 940 Leslie Goodwin 0419 110 582

Beautifully presented Hamlyn cottage comprising Private Sale 3 fitted BRs, with the master offering 2-way bathroom Inspect access via a WIR. Features 2.7m high ceilings, open plan living with the kitchen overlooking the large family room & spacious meals area. Extras inc gas ducted heating, Contact split system A/C, dishwasher, remote semi-enclosed garage, outdoor undercover entertainment area, garden shed, all this in the tranquil estate of Wyndham Green.

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$270,000 - $285,000 Sat 10-10.30am Photo ID required Bassam Tofaili 0411 449 821 James Antonio 0401 889 248

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$295,000 - $315,000 Sat 10.45-11.15am Photo ID required Tony Vercher 0421 734 414 Leslie Goodwin 0419 110 582

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Werribee 9 Riversdale Drive

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Tranquil Location Near Werribee River This immaculately presented home presents 4 fitted Private Sale BRs, master with BIR & ensuite, formal lounge, open plan Inspect hostess kitchen, meals & 2nd family living area along with a study. Includes heating, cooling, laminate floors, double remote garage plus a 2nd double garage at the Contact rear with attached shed & ample side access for your boat/caravan. Outdoors, a fab entertainment area, and with established gardens there is no work to be done.

Wyndham Vale 1 Creekview Way

$449,000 - $465,000 Sat 1-1.30pm Photo ID required Kirsty Cunningham 0414 344 475 John Camilleri 0414 778 940

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Positioned Beautifully Only a stoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s throw to parklands & Lollypop creek is this Private Sale magnificent & fastidiously maintained home. Presenting Inspect formal lounge, large kitchen with north facing meals area downstairs & 3 fitted BRs, master with FES & balcony. Well appointed with ducted heating, evap cooling, gas Contact cooking, high ceilings, beautiful gardens & a lovely array of mature trees. A fantastic opportunity to secure a well-kept home in the Wyndham Green Estate!

9741 7777

191 Watton Street, Werribee

4 Werribee South 3 Bream Walk Splendour In The Werribee South Coast

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This luxury residence features solid Tas Oak flooring & Private Sale a detailed solid timber staircase, 2-pack kitchen Inspect adjoining open meals room with attached study alcove & separate formal living. The master suite includes ensuite & there are a total of 3 bathrooms. Contact The huge pergola is ideal for entertaining & can act as an additional carport on top of the adjoining garage complete with internal, auto & rear access.

1 Werribee 2 Villa Walk Exquisite, Picturesque Establishment!

Contact Agent Sat 10.45-11.15am Photo ID required James Antonio 0401 889 248 Tony Vercher 0421 734 414

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$475,000 - $495,000 Sat 12.30-1pm Photo ID required John Camilleri 0414 778 940 James Antonio 0401 889 248

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This stunning family home features 3 fitted BRs, ensuite Private Sale & WIR to master, study/4th BR, formal lounge with OFP & Inspect formal dining, open plan family/meals area, all-weather entertainment area & double remote garage with rear access. Includes Tas Oak timber floors in living areas, Tas Contact Oak timber kitchen, heating, cooling, 2 sheds & more. Set on approx 1011m2, close to parks, schools, Werribee River bike trails/walking tracks, shops & all amenities.

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$490,000 - $530,000 Sat 11.30-12noon Photo ID required Bassam Tofaili 0411 449 821 Tony Vercher 0421 734 414

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Landmark ProPerty With deveLoPment PotentiaL Offered for sale for the first time since its construction in 1933. A unique and stylish residential complex in a garden setting. Within a short walk of Werribee Railways Station and Shopping Centre and a stone’s throw from river parkland reserves. The property’s size and central corner location allows potential for re-development (STCA) Main Residence: The stately Spanish style home consist of 6 main rooms and features ornate ceilings, lead-light doors and windows, cedar picture rails and imposing fireplaces. Units: Two x 2 bedroom units comprising lounge, kitchen, hall and bathroom. Land: Approx 1331m²

'La Paloma', 24 Market Road, Werribee $950,000

Victor Dzienio

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0414 603 605

9741 1600 38 Synnot St Werribee


3A 1B 1C

Renovate or remove

AUCTiON

WeRRibee 10 Richmond Crescent

Date

Perfect if you’re looking to invest in the future, this 3 bedroom home is only a stone’s throw from Werribee station & Watton Street & features large living room & dining/meals & kitchen area. Situated on a large 556m2 (approx) corner allotment providing you with loads of potential to develop (STCA). if it’s potential you’re after, then make your enquiries today.

Price AUCTION (Unless sold prior) View

Saturday 29th March 11.00AM Saturday 22nd March 2.30pm

PRDnationwide Werribee 2/85 Synnot Street 9742 7557 prdnationwide.com.au/werribee Ash Taylor 0407 808 233

3A 1B 3C

Bring your tools along

AUCTiON

WerriBee 24 Cambridge Crescent

Date

Price AUCTION

An exciting opportunity exists for the home handyman, renovator or a builder to clean up this home & bring it back to its former glory. Three bedrooms, spacious lounge room, kitchen with adjoining meals area, refrigerated cooling & ducted heating. Outside is a double carport, single garage, pergola, garden shed & still enough room for the kids to play.

View

Saturday 12th April 11.30am Saturday 22nd March 12.15pm

PrDnationwide Werribee 2/85 Synnot Street, 9742 7557 prdnationwide.com.au/werribee Greg O’Meara 0419 580 535

4A 2B 2C

A class apart

Selling

TArneiT 3 Hermitage Drive

View

if living on a grand scale is something you have always dreamt of, then look no further. This executive residence offers 4 dbl bdrms, formal dining/study area, spacious kitchen adjoining the family meals & living space & separate rumpus/theatre room. Outside is an oversized dbl garage & alfresco area. Set in a tree lined street in one of Tarneit’s most prestigious estates.

Price $545,000 - $565,000 Saturday 22nd March 11.00am

PrDnationwide Werribee 2/85 Synnot Street 9742 7557 prdnationwide.com.au/werribee rohan Smith 0412 864 525 rohans@prdwerribee.com.au

3A 1B 2C

Great home on a corner block

selling

Hoppers CrossinG 172 Bethany road

View

price $310,000 - $330,000

With plenty of room to put up the big shed or even put in a pool, this homes garage has been transformed into a 2nd living area/rumpus room, whilst still having accommodation for 2 cars under the dbl carport. The main living area is very open plan & consists of heating & cooling. Located close to public & private schools & located at the Tarneit road end of Bethany road.

Saturday 22nd March 12.15pm

prDnationwide Werribee 2/85 Synnot Street, 9742 7557 prdnationwide.com.au/werribee Ash Taylor 0407 808 233 asht@prdwerribee.com.au

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EASY ENTERTAINER WITH FAMILY FLAIR A model of quiet and comfortable family living can be found here with this fabulous four bedroom sanctuary. • Awash in superb natural light and owning superior fittings and fixtures • Enormous central living zone with a tiled meals area and garden views • Vogue kitchen boasts stone benchtops and quality appliances • Master bedroom features a WIR and ensuite, other beds enjoy mirrored robes. • Two further living areas include the front lounge and upstairs retreat

14 O’Reilly Road, Tarneit

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PRIVATE SALE

$500,000 - $530,000

Beautifully presented and with an air of relaxed modern comfort, this 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is a ready-made winner.

Price:

$450,000 - $470,000

Inspect:

Sat 22 Mar 2:00 pm- 2:30 pm

• Huge central living zone with designated lounge and dining areas • Kitchen with Caesartsone island bench, SS Technika appliances, and walk-in pantry • Front master bedroom is private and equipped with WIR and ensuite • 3 other beds enjoy BIRs, main bathroom equipped with separate toilet • Double remote garage, separate laundry with external access

Inspect:

Sat 22 Mar 11:00 am- 11:30 am

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52 Fongeo Drive, Point Cook

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IMPRESSIVE SINGLE LEVEL RETREAT

15 Manna Way, Point Cook

• Generous central living zone with designated lounge, dining, and rumpus areas • Kitchen with long breakfast bar and SS appls including a dishwasher • Spacious master bedroom owns a walk-in robe and elegant ensuite • Separate laundry with external access, double remote garage • Ducted heating, reverse cycle cooling in living zone

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PRIME FAMILY HOME IN COVETED LOCATION

$435,000 - $465,000

Light-filled & spacious main living zone featuring a private study Airy kitchen impresses with SS appliances & large island bench Main living area flows out to fantastic rear garden & courtyard area Generous front master bedroom graced with huge WIR & ensuite 3 other bedrooms feature BIRs, central bathroom with a separate toilet

Sat 22 Mar 12:30 pm- 1:00 pm

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Inspect:

1/7 Dewan Ave, Werribee

Sat 22 Mar 11:00 am- 11:30 am

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A sensational example of stylish Sanctuary Lakes living, this 4 bed + study, 2 bath home ticks all the right boxes.

Located in a peaceful pocket and a sensational opportunity for first home buyers, this two bedroom unit is just waiting to be snapped up.

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Pristine Metricon home awash in terrific natural light throughout Open kitchen features an L-shaped island bench & ss appliances Spacious master bedroom owns a large WIR & elegant ensuite 3 other bedrooms with BIRs surround the central bathroom Separate laundry, double remote garage, ducted heat & cool, secure alarm

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PRIVATE SALE

PRIVATE SALE

$475,000 - $500,000

Inspect:

Sat 22 Mar 12:00 pm- 12:30 pm

Lounge/meals area with adjoining kitchen featuring stone bench & ss appliances Master bed features a sleek ensuite with double vanity, huge WIR 3 other well-sized beds (BIRs), elegant main bath with sep toilet Study & 2nd living area Separate laundry, double remote garage, ducted heating, cooling, secure alarm

Price:

$530,000 - $560,000

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A FIRST HOME BUYER’S DELIGHT

SANCTUARY LAKES STUNNER

Owning a superb Sanctuary Lakes location and splashed with brilliant modern style, this spacious 4 bedroom home is your next family destination.

Price:

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PRIVATE SALE Inspect:

91 Beachview Pde, Sanctuary Lakes

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LOW MAINTENANCE FAMILY LIVING IN FEATHERBROOK ESTATE

PRIVATE SALE

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Modern comfort and a no frills attitude are the hallmarks of this four bedroom Featherbrook Estate home.

Contact Agent

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Awash in terrific natural light and with plenty of space, this flexible four bedroom home will undoubtedly attract a lot of attention.

PRIVATE SALE

4 Trident Court, Sanctuary Lakes

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• Light-filled central lounge and dining area with revers cycle cooling • Chic kitchen enjoys a stone breakfast bar & stainless steel appliances • Generous master bedroom showcases an elegant ensuite • Other bedroom and have BIRs, central bath features a private toilet • Separate laundry, double remote garage, ducted heating

Inspect:

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PRIVATE SALE

TERRIFIC TARNEIT RETREAT IN QUIET SURROUNDS

$360,000 - $390,000

405 Boardwalk Boulevard, Point Cook

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FAMILY HAVEN IN QUIET POCKET

Oozing contemporary class and enjoying fantastic open plan living, this 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is one to keep an eye on.

Price:

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Open central living zone with enough space for designated lounge & meals areas Modern kitchen has quality ss appliances & ample cupboard space Both bedrooms are equipped with BIRs Tasteful bathroom features sleek wall tiles & laundry facilities Single car space, pristine front garden, air conditioning, external blinds

PRIVATE SALE Inspect:

Sat 22 Mar 12:45 pm- 1:15 pm

Price:

$225,000 - $245,000

Inspect:

Sat 22 Mar 3:15 pm- 3:45 pm

Sun 23 Mar 12:15 pm- 12:45 pm

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Quader Syed 0417 301 174 Will Jiang 0478 881 375


8256 1111 micmpointcook.com.au

POINT COOK

LAND AVAILABLE NOW

28 Ranfurlie Avenue, Point Cook

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SLEEK AND SPACIOUS FAMILY RESIDENCE

PRIVATE SALE

Wonderfully defined living zones and an abundance of space, this 4 bedroom plus study, 2 bathroom home is some of the best living Point Cook has to offer.

Price:

$535,000 - $575,000

• Spacious central living zone has designated lounge and meals areas • Kitchen owns an L-shaped island bench and SS Technika appliances • Master bedroom featuring a walk-in robe and sleek ensuite with double vanity • Three bedrooms have BIRs & surround the central bathroom w/ separate toilet • Double remote garage, separate laundry with external access and secure alarm

Inspect:

Sat, 22 Mar 1:15 pm- 1:45 pm

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Lot 330 Boardwalk Blvd 46 Maddock Street Lot 713 Canegrass Drive Lot 657 Grassland Drive Lot 857 Mallee Street 68 Alamanda Blvd 73 Barnstormer Boulevard 50 Honolulu Drive Lot 1030 Faraday Court Lot 712 Canegrass Drive 49 Lukis Avenue

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Terms & Conditions: Offer ends 31/3/2014. Prize valid until 31/12/2014. Letting and advertising fees still applicable.

Shop 9, Boardwalk Central Shopping Centre 48 Tom Roberts Parade, Point Cook VIC 3030

Call now for an inspection

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Hoppers Crossing 7 Freesia Court

A 4 B 2 C 2 Tarneit 17 Swordgrass Avenue

Updated and renovated, this property offers the benefits of a new home while sitting in a well established location

Impressive northerly home in the popular Claremont Park Estate

A4 B2 C2

• Renovated allowing the astute purchaser to simply move in and enjoy • 4 large bedrooms, each with ample robing, master with ensuite • 2 living spaces providing flexible floorplan • Modern kitchen overlooking meals/living and entertaining area • 616m2 of prime terra firma in a quiet court location • Double garage, further shed and grassed yard

• Wide, tiled entry leads to hallway with three double bedrooms and central bathroom • Hostess kitchen with large pantry, dishwasher adjacent large dining & living zone • Separate formal lounge/rumpus overlooking decked alfresco entertaining area • Master bedroom provides ensuite and large WIR, along with access to alfresco • Lush garden including shed, perfect those who love to enjoy the summer sun • Evaporative cooling, central heating, double garage and much more on offer! • Currently returning $1413 PCM to prompt tenant until June 2014

For Sale Inspect Office Contact

For Sale Inspect Office Contact

$395,000-$415,000 Saturday 10:45-11:15am Shop 38 Wyndham Village SC, Tarneit. 9749 0010 Steve Smith 0418 355 521

Truganina 23 Carisbrook Circuit Walk in and enjoy from the beginning

$380,000-$415,000 Saturday 11:30am-12:00pm Shop 38 Wyndham Village SC, Tarneit. 9749 0010 Tracey Dean 0433 279 103

A 4 B 2 C 2 Williams Landing Lot 520 + 521

A3 B2 C2

Off the plan 19sq (approx.) townhomes with exclusive access to pool, gym and function area of Wyndham Waters Estate

• Master suite includes WIR and ensuite • Further 2 bedroom accommodate BIR and are of good size • 2 oversized living spaces, will impress the fussiest of buyers • Oversized kitchen features stainless steel appliances • Central bathroom, separate WC and laundry provides for convenient living • Spacious yet low maintenance outdoor retreat • Located within close proximity to local schools, shops and public transport

• Stunning facade entry to idyllic floorplan offering expansive living spaces • Masterchef kitchen, sliding glass doors and plenty of natural light • Powder room, large laundry/butler’s pantry, storage • Double remote garage via rear laneway with drive through access to private courtyard • Flexible floorplan and specification options, details in our office • Building to commence in 2014 by Watersun Homes, huge stamp duty savings!

For Sale Inspect Office Contact

For Sale Inspect Office Contact

$340,000-$360,000 Saturday 1:00-1:30pm Shop 38 Wyndham Village SC, Tarneit. 9749 0010 Ruby Sweeney 0425 791 050

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$395,000-$418,00 By Appointment Shop 38 Wyndham Village SC, Tarneit. 9749 0010 Tracey Dean 0433 279 103

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The ‘can do’ agents..... A3 B2 C1

Altona North 32A Macdonald Avenue

AUCTION THIS SATURDAY

NEW LISTING

Stunning design & layout - ideal for entertaining

• Spacious open plan area opens to decked alfresco. • Hostess kitchen with a large walk-in pantry. • Downstairs master bedroom with WIR & ensuite. • Two double bedrooms upstairs with BIRS. • Heating, cooling, alarm & blackbutt flooring. • One of two side by side - no common ground. Auction Price Inspect Office Contact

Altona North 5 Second Avenue

A3 B2 C2

Captivating, fully renovated and extended

A3 B2 C2

Altona Meadows 149 Victoria Street

• Open plan kitchen with 900mm cooker, dining & living with fireplace. • Large family room with built in bookcase opens to decked pergola. • Spacious master bedroom with ensuite & WIR. • Spacious central bathroom with dual shower & double vanity. • Lockup storage/home office with a roller door. • Tasmanian Oak floorboards. Heating & cooling. Water Tanks. • Close to Leisure Centre, shops and schools. Auction Price Inspect Office Contact

Centrally located with two separate living areas • Family room with adjacent bedroom & bathroom. • Garage is tiled & lined, suitable for hobbies. • Spacious & stylish kitchen with black stone bench. • Dining area & living room with split system cooler. • Family room opens to pergola & backyard. • Central to local schools, shops and amenities. Private Sale Inspect Office

Saturday, 12th April at 12pm $595,000-$650,000 Sat 11-11:30am 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025 Julie Burt 0410 553 517

NEW LISTING

Contact

A4 B2 C2 D

A4 B2 C2 D

Sanctuary Lakes 8 South Shore Avenue

• Large formal & informal living + rumpus room. • Four bedrooms, 2 bathrooms & family room. • Master bedroom with ensuite and walk in robe. • DLUG with rear access for boats, caravans. • Located close to schools and shops.

• Formal lounge/dining room, 2 living areas & study. • Large open hostess kitchen/meals/family room. • Master with spa, dual vanity ensuite & 2 WIRS. • Enclosed alfresco. Garden with water feature. • Evap cooling, ducted heating, alarm & water tanks. • Close to golf course, gym, pool & shopping centre.

Private Sale Inspect Office

Private Sale Inspect Office

Contact

OPEN FOR INSPECTION WEDNESDAY 12/03/2014 3:00-3:30PM 19 CATHERINE ROAD SEABROOK OPEN FOR INSPECTION THURSDAY 20/03/2014 6:00-6:30PM 3/60 GRIEVE PARADE ALTONA 19 CATHERINE ROAD SEABROOK 24 JUNIPER AVENUE POINT COOK 2/1 BOYD STREET ALTONA OPEN FOR INSPECTION SATURDAY 22/03/2014 10:00-10:30AM 7 POINT COOK ROAD ALTONA MEADOWS 11:00-11:30AM 23A WREN STREET ALTONA 5 SECOND AVENUE ALTONA NORTH 22 VICKY COURT POINT COOK 56 SANCTUARY LAKES EAST BLVD SANCTUARY LAKES

An elegant and family entertainer

$520,000-$560,000 Sat 11-11:30am 5, 73 Point Cook Rd Seabrook. 9360 9355 Julie Burt 0410 553 517 Fiona Ruth 0425 850 608

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$390,000-$425,000 Sat 12-12:30pm 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025 Julie Burt 0410 553 517

Point Cook 6 Ronaldsay Place Great home for a large family

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Sat 22nd March at 11am $600,000-$650,000 Thurs 6-6:30pm, Sat 10:30-11:00am 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025

$375-$395,000 $395-$430,000 $375-$395,000 $570-$590,000 $460-$480,000 $360-$390,000 $590-$640,000 $595-$650,000 $380-$420,000 $599-$670,000

Contact

Contact Agent Thurs 6-6:30pm, Sat 12-12:30pm Shop 5, 73 Point Cook Rd, Seabrook. 9360 9355 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025 Anthony Kent 0425 850 610

12:00-12:30PM 35 WREN STREET 3 CLEMATIS AVENUE 3/60 GRIEVE PARADE 24 JUNIPER AVENUE

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$650-$690,000 $580,000+ $395-$435,000 $570-$590,000

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$598-$655,000 $445-$470,000 $460-$480,000 $375-$395,000 $370-$390,000 $570-$610,000

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HOPPERS CROSSING \ 13 Patterson Avenue Young families on a tight budget can still live right in the thick of things in this Hoppers Crossing property. It’s also ideal for investors because of its handy location – with Werribee Plaza, Wyndham library, parks and St Peter Apostle Primary School within walking distance, and Mossfiel Primary School, Hoppers Crossing Secondary College and train station a short drive away. The brick-veneer house has three bedrooms, a bathroom with shower over a spa, an open-plan family-meals zone, lounge room with built-in bar and feature brick walls, and an updated kitchen with ample storage, stone benchtops and splashbacks and a 900-millimetre, stainless-steel cooker. A wood heater, gas wall heater, air-conditioning and ceiling fans are sure to keep everyone comfortable. Slate flooring, polished floorboards and feature walls add further character. As well as a double garage, there’s plenty of off-street parking. The back and front yards await landscaping and there’s room out back to build an entertainment area. \

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Home buyers looking to live in an estate where there is plenty of recreational space, need look no further than Gateway in Truganina. Developed by Central Equity Land, the community has just opened Truganina Gardens, an 8000-square-metre park for residents of all ages. It has a playground, basketball court, walking-jogging path, large shelter with chairs and tables, and additional benches. The park was a significant asset for the new Gateway estate in Melbourne’s growing western suburbs, Central Equity Land marketing manager Jeremy Vile said, offering easy access to established shops, transport and recreational amenities. “At just 20 kilometres from the city centre, Gateway is the eastern-most estate in

Truganina and has good freeway access and proximity to Williams Landing train station,” Mr Vile said. “Gateway provides a great environment for growing families, with major employment hubs and schools such as Truganina South Primary School and Westbourne Grammar close by.” Nearby Lawrie Emmins Reserve has 80 hectares to explore, including an arts centre, archery facilities and cricket, softball and footy fields. “Gateway provides easy access to Federation Trail, Doherty’s Creek Reserve, Cheetham Wetlands and Point Cook Coastal Park,” Mr Vile said. “The estate is also home to an expansive nature conservation area that will help indigenous flora and fauna thrive.”

Werribee Mercy Hospital and medical centres at Wyndham Village, Laverton and Point Cook are nearby. House and land packages within the estate start from $310,000. Home buyers can check out the new display village, which is under construction but has many “just-completed” houses by Melbourne builders open for inspection. “Location and price make Gateway a great choice for buyers looking for real value,” Mr Vile said. “This estate is rapidly becoming the destination of choice for new-home buyers in the area.” For more information on Gateway in Truganina, contact the sales team or visit the estate website. \

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Under the radar \ Myke bartlett reviews the latest Blancanieves \ Blu-ray and DVD, $39.95 (Reel DVD) » www.arcadiamotionpictures.com/14/blancanieves

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Pablo Berger’s homage to the films of the 1920s had the great misfortune of arriving in the wake of The Artist – a far more accessible and comedic piece. But while it lacks the self-awareness of its Oscar-winning peer, Blancanieves has an endearing, sincere passion at its heart. Transplanting the Grimm Brothers’ Snow White into Franco’s Spain, Berger recaptures the darkness we remember from first reading those tales as children. This is a world of ghoulish acts and misshapen heroes, cast in the shadow of a dark sexuality. Our heroine Carmen is the daughter of a prize matador, struck down in his prime. Fleeing her deliciously evil and somewhat perverse stepmother (Maribel Verdú, best known for Y Tu Mamá También), she takes refuge with six bullfighting dwarves. On discovering a flair for her father’s sport, she is recruited by this diminutive troupe, but her new fame engenders resentments. Relying on clever, beautiful compositions, Blancanieves reminds the viewer how dialogue can distract from the magic of cinema. As with authentic films of its borrowed era, there is a sense here of peering through its grey glass into an enchanting, lost world. Stripped of the irony we’ve come to expect from modern retreads of fairytales, this is a joyous, wondrous and sensuous movie. \

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WATCHING \ House of Cards (showcase). The second season, approaching its midpoint, has blown away any hesitations I had about the first. Addictive stuff. LISTENING \ Mac DeMarco. His new LP isn’t out until April, but new single Brother is wonderfully wonky slacker rock. Attending \ Underground Cinema’s Rome. Part-film screening, part-costume party, part-theatre, these events are always great fun.

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Books \ Corrie Perkin applauds two culturally rich new photography books

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ast month we spruiked the cause of Mr Porter and his magazine was born. Clements started the magazine in 2008 intelligent book on style. This month we continue our while doing a post-grad research degree at London’s Royal campaign to transform the blokes of Melbourne into chic, College of Art. His project – titled the Influence Of Revival and cool, well-dressed gents by introducing another must-read Re-Enactment Subcultures on Contemporary Men’s Fashion – guy guide. struck a chord. Like The Mr Porter Paperback-style series, Men’s File: It was hip. It was intelligent. It found an audience – and so he Tracing The Roots of Style ($49.95, Korero Books) encourages started the magazine. its male readers to ditch their tracksuits and footy shorts, The new book, which features a collection of the best and replace them with tweed jackets, cricket whites, of Men’s File photo spreads, is divided into files: black leather bomber jackets and well-fitted jeans. architecturefile, autofile, stylefile, velofile and the like. The book also prompts a certain introspection of One of my favourite sections, titled endeavourfile, “there is the “Who am I, and how do I present to the rest of pays tribute to some “exceptional individuals who magic that the world?” variety – a good thing, we say. often combined considerable talent with much happens” Men’s File: Tracing The Roots of Style brings imagination in terms of personal presentation,’’ together the best pictorial spreads featured in UK Clements writes. photographer and writer Nick Clements’ glossy mag, The spread on legends of Californian skateboarding – Men’s File. Clements is also a collector whose passions Dave Hackett, Brad Bowman, Christian Hosoi, Steve Olsen include mid-20th century cars, bicycles and motorcycles, and Lance Mountain – reminds us how sport can provide men fashion and accessories. with an uncomplicated and honest arena in which to forge A few years ago, convinced there was a growing interest in friendships and build connections. heritage style, he decided to chronicle the movement through These guys have known each other since the 1970s and his photography. early 1980s, when they hung out at the original skate parks Men’s File emerged from this folio of work and a new of California. “We’ve all been riding pods for over 30 years

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The experience of buying a car should be an exciting time – from choosing the model, taking it for a test drive and finally owning the vehicle. The team at Western Kia understands this and strives to make it an easy and memorable journey. “We go further than just helping customers choose a vehicle,” says sales manager Paul Karlis. “Owning a car is an ongoing journey and, because of this, we pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with all of our customers.” Western Kia is part of the Werribee Automotive Group, which has been trading for almost 20 years and includes more than 10 franchises. The latest addition to the group, the Western Kia dealership opened in January, offering new, demonstrator and quality used vehicles, finance and insurance, after-sales service and parts. From its solid foundation, Western Kia’s philosophy also includes impressive customer service and after-sales care. The business has a large, loyal customer base and values its long-lasting relationships with clients. “The most important thing about our business is our commitment to provide excellent service to our customers,” adds Karlis. “Our customers having a positive experience with us is integral to our business plan and the reason for our ongoing success.” Western Kia, at 8-9 Eucumbene Drive, Ravenhall, Opens 8.30am-6pm Monday to Saturday, and 10am-5pm Sunday. Inquiries: 9217 8600 or visit westernkia.com.au 24 The weekly review \ MARCH 19, 2014

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Literary lowdown and there is a magic that happens when we get together,’’ Hackett explains. Through the book’s many outstanding images, thoughtful essays and extended photo captions, readers are presented with Clements’ artistic interpretation of what underwrites a healthy male culture. This month we celebrate the work of another talented British photographer, Martin Parr. The Non-Conformists ($49.95, Aperture) features Parr’s early work, taken 33 years ago around the Yorkshire mill town of Hebden Bridge, and captures many of the rituals of community life that have since vanished, or are swiftly disappearing. Hebden Bridge presented Parr and writer Susie Mitchell (who later became his wife) with rich material. As Mitchell explains in her introduction: “Beneath the traditions ran deep roots: people who had been neighbours and workmates for decades, long-standing communities, places that had been farmed by the same families for generations … this sense of connectedness was, to me, as exotic and alluring as life in the rainy city.’’ The Non-Conformists is the first time their work from this period has appeared in a book format. We are delighted to have it on our shelves. Its images and words reveal aspects of English village life that may have been lost forever if Mitchell and Parr had not infiltrated the Hebden Bridge community. If we needed a reminder why photography books are so vital to our visual culture, these two outstanding publications certainly provide it. \ cperkin@theweeklyreview.com.au

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Fun-city for locals Keeping the kids entertained during school holidays can be a challenge, but with Wyncity Bowl and Entertainment now in Point Cook – after 28 years in Werribee – families are set to have the best holidays yet. “We provide a complete family entertainment centre to the local community – no matter what age, gender or ability,” director Edi De Pellegrin says. “We really do have something for everyone at Wyncity.” The family-run business starting out solely as a ten-pin bowling alley in the mid-80s but has expanded to include laser tag, bumper cars, mini-golf, arcade games and more. “During our time in business we’ve had many of our professional bowlers compete at local, state, national and international competitions. “We also have state-of-the-art technology here, including bowling with social connectivity – the first in Australia!” And the entertainment centre has its own licensed restaurant with all the family favourites on the menu, including wood-fired pizza, burgers and pasta. Owned by George and Bianca Scolaro until 2000, the business has since been operated by their four daughters who have continued the tradition of providing a great family entertainment venue to the Wyndham community. “We’re proud to provide affordable indoor entertainment and dining under the one roof.” Wyncity Bowl and Entertainment, at 36 Wallace Avenue Point Cook, opens 10am-11pm Monday- Friday; 9am-midnight Saturday; and 9am-11pm Sunday. Inquiries: 1300 783 123 or wyncity.com.au MARCH 19, 2014 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 25


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Money \ CHRIS TOLHURST tackles the school fee colossus

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y parents educated their three sons at one of Melbourne’s pricier private schools in the 1970s. The all-up cost back then? About $8000 a year, including a hefty discount on fees for the third child. The “family discount” for volume enrolments still applies at my alma mater but today you need to find $23,976 to put a 12-year-old through year 7 – books, uniforms and extras not included. The fee for a student in years 11 or 12 is $25,760. In fact, a recent survey by the Australian Scholarships Group found that parents of a child born this year who choose private education can expect to spend $504,742 in metropolitan Melbourne from preschool to year 12. Rises in education costs are relentless. They outstrip inflation and salaries growth, and then there’s the prospect of large HECS fees afterwards. The only way to take the sting out of these charges is to plan and save.

$100 a month, it will compound until the child is ready to start school. Even if you educate your kids at government schools, the cost of a prep-to-year-12 public education is expected to reach $65,500 by 2030. The saving strategy you choose will be shaped by your income and marginal tax rates, what you can afford to put aside, how long before you need the money, your saving discipline, and appetite for risk.

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There are several ways to structure education savings. A tax-neutral strategy is to make extra payments on your home loan, build a nest egg and draw on it when the bills start arriving. If you’re on high marginal tax rates, you may be better off with the tax-paid options of investment bonds or special education savings plans, where the issuer pays tax on the returns at a maximum of 30 per cent. Traditional investments can work, too. High-interest savings accounts, managed funds or investing in property or shares can cover most, if not all, school fees.

These education-specific managed investment products, or scholarship plans, are offered by non-profit societies and have a tax benefit (30 per cent paid within the fund) if you are on higher marginal tax rates. Be careful, though. Relatively high management fees are deducted. Still, scholarship plans do offer a disciplined method for education savings, which can be made with weekly contributions. Lifeplan and the Australian Scholarships Group are two plan providers. Look at investment bonds, too. Because earnings and capital gains from bonds are tax-paid at 30 per cent and, in most cases, aren’t included as part of your taxable income, these long-term managed investment products can dovetail neatly with paying for schooling. They’re certainly worth considering if you’re paying big tax and require somewhat more than $8000. \ editorial@theweeklyreview.com.au Chris Tolhurst writes regularly for The Age and The Financial Review

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ast time I looked at Mitsubishi’s neat little ASX it had just one problem; the highly economical diesel engine wasn’t available with an automatic gearbox. Now it is, and the combination of generous torque and economy will win plenty of customers, even if the motor is a bit noisy. The overriding factor is that the ASX is such a sensible package for the price, and prices start at just $24,990 for the base two-wheel-drive petrol model. It’s a compact wagon that offers optional four-wheel-drive and good ground clearance for the occasional bush track or fishing spot, but has none of the traditional hallmarks of big, boofy four-wheel-drives. In other words, it looks and behaves like a regular car. This not only makes it easier to drive and park, it also saves you from the sideways looks from neighbours and friends who fret about the fate of the planet and vote Green. Pretty much the only complaint I have is the temporary spare tyre, a dumb idea on a car that could otherwise be used comfortably for a big round-Australia trip. Bringing an automatic together with a diesel engine is never straightforward and that may be why Mitsubishi took its time doing it, but this combination works well. The changes are smooth and fuss free in normal driving. Only one thing to watch; the gearbox is calibrated for maximum fuel economy and that means it changes down at the earliest

Mitsubishi ASX Aspire diesel auto What is it? A neat little wagon with all-road ability. What’s in it? A 110-kilowatt turbo diesel with a six-speed automatic transmission. Is it thirsty? I used 12 litres per 100km in the city, 8.5 in the country. The official combined figure is 5.8. $36,990 - $40,421

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possible opportunity, even when it means it’s grumbling along at 1200rpm, on the verge of labouring. But, given the generous torque available, this mostly works OK and is not something you notice until you floor the accelerator, when it takes a moment to sort itself out and get down to a lower gear. This is something to bear in mind when overtaking on the highway. While the ASX is not a car that enjoys being chucked into corners, its handling is adequate for the bulk of drivers and the ride is pretty good. The tyres can get a bit noisy on coarse

bitumen at freeway speeds, otherwise this is a very comfortable package, and well specified. There’s good cargo space and reasonable rear seat room. The most attractive thing about it is its pricing; it presents top-class value along with excellent economy, and the warranty is among the best in the industry. \ reasdown@theweeklyreview.com.au test drive »

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Dr Peter Desmond Dr Elissa Armitage Dr Clodagh Keenan Dr Rakesh Bhaskar Dr Dora Hu

Services Family medicine, Heart Disease, Medication Reviews, Minor surgeries, Diabetes checks, Women’s health, Preventative health, Vaccinations for children & travel

Hoppers Crossing Medical Centre would like to welcome our newest female practitioner Dr Clodagh Keenan. Dr Keenan is available for appointments 4 days per week so please call 9749 3200 to make an appointment time.

PH: 8742 7781

Are You Paying Too Much For Your Prescriptions? EVERYDAY LOW PRESCRIPTION PRICES Antenex 5mg 50 ........................................ Codapane Forte 20..................................... Coversyl 2.5mg 30 ..................................... Coversyl 5mg 30 ........................................ Coversyl 10mg 30 ...................................... Coversyl Plus 30 ......................................... Crestor 5mg 30 .......................................... Crestor 10mg generic 30 (Cavstat) ............. Diaformin 500mg 100 ................................ Diaformin 1000mg 90 ................................ Diamicron 60mg 60 ................................... Levlen ........................................................ Lipitor 10mg 30 ......................................... Lipitor 20mg 30 ......................................... Lipitor 40mg 30 ......................................... Lipitor 10mg 30 generic (Lorstat) ................ Lipitor 20mg 30 generic (Lorstat) ................ Lipitor 40mg 30 generic (Lorstat) ................ Lipitor 80mg 30 generic (Lorstat) ................ Lexapro 10mg 28 generic (Loxalate) ...........

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PATHOLOGY ON SITE Monday-Friday Saturday

Practice Hours: (by appointment only) Monday to Thursday 8am-9pm Friday 8am-6pm Saturday 9am-1pm

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Shower Screens .............................. 35 Skylights ........................................ 35

TRADING WORLD 36-37 Auctions and Clearing Sales......... 36-37

Glazing and Glaziers ........................ 34

Tilers ............................................. 35

Computer Services .......................... 37

HandyPerson Services ..................... 34

Tree Services .................................. 35

For Sale ......................................... 37

Kitchens ........................................ 34

TV & Home Entertainment Services ... 35

Garage Sales .................................. 37

Landscaping ................................... 34

Washing Machine and Dryer Repairs .. 35

Plasterers ...................................... 34 Plumbing................................... 34-35

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To Let............................................. 37

Rendering ...................................... 35

GENERAL SERVICES 30-31,36

Commercial and Industrial Properties 37

Roller Shutters................................ 35

Domestic Services .......................... 36

EMPLOYMENT 37-38

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Education and Tuition....................... 36

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Awnings Blinds Curtains

Builders and Building Services

FACTORY DIRECT

CRAIG MILLANTA Phone: 0412 569 665 AH: 9395 1976

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For free quotes call now: 1300 550 901

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Ph Mark 0411 860 973

March 19, 2014

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R & K FISHER ELECTRICS 0419 546 004 or 9395 7608

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Call 0407 857 624 or 9314 4388

• Flooring & Renovations • Frame, Lock up & Fix • Decking & Pergolas CALL FOR A FREE QUOTE Nick - 0403 970 062 G6716533AA-dc19Mar

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FOR FREE QUOTES CALL ROD

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Services • Repairs • Maintenance Over 30 years experience, All types of Air Con, Evap Cooler & Gas Heating System AU31693

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Call Chris 9399 8104 or 0419 329 550

HANDYMAN

Free quote, call Matt on 0421 033 417/9369 9299

brian.m@bigpond.net.au

 Carpentry  Tiling  Plumbing  Painting Member with FREE QUOTES PHONE: 0402 248 859 HIA 883489

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*Timber Verandahs, Carports and Pergolas *Custom Decks *Centenary Colorbond Verandahs *Landscaping and Synthetic Turf * Will beat any written quote by 10% * Building plans and council permits arranged

Mob: 0425 797 864 Ph: 9394 1785

New New Life Life Bathrooms Bathrooms & Ensuite & Ensuite Renovations

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Specialising in quality kitchen facelifts Re-laminating existing bench tops & doors New cabinets-Kitchen, Laundry, Bathroom

DISCOUNT CARPORTS

Factory 2, 207 Derrimut Dve, Derrimut

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WE COME TO YOU FOR ALL YOUR COOLING NEEDS

CABINET MAKERS

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KITCHEN REVIVAL

� Your choices & working to your budget � Guaranteed start & finish dates � Full bathroom renovations ~ Shower repairs Retiling ~ 7 year guarantee Phone Ken 0428 211 719

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BATHROOMS

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• General Carpentry • Decking • Carports • Pergolas • Re-roofing, Home Renovations and Alterations (Local Tradies)

Lic No: 35546

COMPLETE INSTALL

www.dillonkitchens.com.au Email: dillonkitchens@gmail.com

ISERMANN & SON

CUSTOM DECKS & PERGOLAS

BM. Bathroom & Kitchen Renovations • Granite Stone Benchtops Brian Registered with Master Builders Specialising in:

Phone 9311 8708 or 0421 735 778

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Free quote, Fair & reasonable rates Call 1300 850 696 or 0433 874 699 www.surefreeze.com.au L065074

• Evaporative Cooling • Add on Refrigerated Cooling • Reverse Cycle Wall Hung Split System • Reverse Cycle Split Ducted System ARC AU03582

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For a Free Quote PH: 9379 0123

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• House • Commercial, Evaporator coolers • Ducted Heaters • Split system, Commercial Refrigeration System, Supplying, Installation, Service • Repair • Get done by us

DILLON KITCHENS

Specialising in: • Kitchens • Vanities • Wardrobes • Timber, Vinyl or Laminate Showroom: 1/186 Duke St, Sunshine 3020

www.craigmillanta.com.au DBU-1173

Designer Quality at Factory Prices

MOTORING 39 Auto Services ................................. 39 Caravans and Trailers....................... 39 Cars New and Used.......................... 39 Driving Schools ............................... 39

Cabinet Makers

Ground floor extensions, free quote, plans and permits provided.

Guaranteed Lowest Prices

AIR CONDITIONING COOLING & HEATING

FROM $550

Shared Accommodation ................... 37 Business Opportunities ................... 37

Reblocking and Underpinning............ 35

Air Conditioning

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PROPERTY 37

Public Notices................................. 36

Trades & Services

Call 0430 332 368

Massage Therapy ............................ 36

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Pest Control.................................... 34

LIFESTYLE 36

ADULT 36

CELEBRATIONS 38 Car Hire.......................................... 38 Catering ......................................... 38 Dressmaking .................................. 38 Marriage Celebrants ........................ 38 Venues .......................................... 38

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Painters and Decorators................... 34

Pets and Pet Care ............................ 37

Training and Career Services............. 38

CALL 1800 676 448

Master Builders

REN’S CARPORTS & PERGOLAS Timber & Colourbond Steel

Carport’s � Pergola’s �Free Quotes� �

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Phone: 9743 7539

(Reg: B1498511X)

0412 103 949

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Pergolas � Verandas � Car ports

� Decking � Sun rooms

�Awnings � Arbors � Renovations � Handyman �Water tanks

NO OBLIGATION - FREE QUOTES PLANS AND PERMITS SUPPLIED.

Call Matt on:

0413 622 030 All areas serviced

STEVE KOVIC’S CARPENTRY SERVICES Doors & Windows Fitted, Pergolas, Decks, Car Ports, Alterations & Renovations ALL GENERAL REPAIRS - NO JOB TOO SMALL A.B.N: 84 850 781 591 LIC NO: 96895c

Phone Steve

0418 217 888

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Locksmiths .................................... 34

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TRADES & SERVICES 32-35 Air Conditioning............................... 32 Appliance Repairs ........................... 32 Awnings Blinds Curtains ................... 32 Bathroom Renovations..................... 32 Builders and Building Services .......... 32 Cabinetmakers ............................... 32 Carpenters ..................................... 32 Carpet Layers and Services .............. 33 Cleaning Services ........................... 33 Computer Service and Repairs .......... 33 Concrete Products and Services ........ 33 Electrical Services........................... 33 Excavations and Earth Moving ........... 33 Fencing and Gates ...................... 33-34 Floor Services ................................. 34 Furniture Removals.......................... 34

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Concrete Products and Services Free

• Plain Concrete • Coloured Concrete Quotes • Slate impression • Stencil No job • Brick Paving too sm

all

MJ Concrete and Paving (Vic) Pty Ltd

All Types of Concreting V M CONCRETING

• Slate • Paving • Colour & Pattern, etc • Free Quotes • Call Victor on

0408 174 375 / 9749 4463

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ALLROUND CONCRETING VICTORIA All types of concrete  Plain  Exposed  Slate  Stencil Bobcat and Tipper available

Contact Rick for a quote: 0407 509 478

Cleaning Services

Brian Hayes Cleaning Service

CONCRETING Martin

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0418 171 280 or 9748 3196

CJS CRYSTAL CLEANING SERVICES PHONE 0478 757 993

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M & D MICALLEF B House slabs

★ Window cleaning (domestic & commercial) ★ ★ Carpet steam cleaning ★

B Aggregate B Stencil B Slate B Coloured concrete B Plain concrete B Bobcat and dingo hire

P & A GATT P/L EXPERT CONCRETE WORK

✓Reasonable Rates ✓24 hour service ✓30 years experience ✓End of Lease ✓Domestic/Commercial/Industrial ✓Call Carol to book today

� Exposed aggregate, slate, stencil, colour & plain concrete � Exposed aggregate pressure washing, concrete cutting & re-sealing

Philip - 9741 5708 or 0412 543 709 Stewart - 0413 277 588

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Chatts Cleaning

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UT T CS 23 Slattery Street, H G AI Werribee 3030 STR A B Phone AH: 9741 5112 L S Simon Smith Mobile: 0419 777 715

TARNEIT CONCRETING ● Plain Concrete ● Coloured Concrete ● Stencil Concrete ● Exposed Aggregate ● Bobcat and Truck Hire Available

Contact Ray on 8742 6895

Call Mario: 0412 085 445

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SM & J Cleaning Service

� Dust � Iron/Wash � Vac/Mop � Spring clean � Move in/out clean

Call 9742 5155 - 0431 737 907

Computer Service and Repairs

12 years experience.

• Slate • Stencil • Latest Designs • Exposed Aggregate • Plain concrete • Colour concrete Call for a free quote and reasonable prices G6275730AA-dc3Sep

WERRIBEE CONCRETING SERVICE

● Plain and coloured ● Slate ● Exposed aggregate ● Shed floors ● Driveways ● Bobcat ● Tipper hire

★ No fix, No fee ★ We come to you!

Tony Ryan Electrics For All Your Lighting and Power Needs • Oven & Hot Water Repairs • Spa Wiring • Phone, Data & TV Points • Test & Tagging

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Phone 0419 502 799 or 9748 1465

MP & A Electrics rec 21334

All types of Domestic, Commercial & Industrial Work. • Emergency & exit light testing & repairs • Inspecting & testing of fire alarms • Testing & tagging of electrical items Phone Mark 0418 324 872 mark.perram@hotmail.com

• Domestic • Commecial • Industrial 0498 001 453

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F & R Brothers

All General Excavation Work

• Landscaping preparation • Driveway dig outs • Rubbish removal 10 metre Tipper Truck available

Call May on 0431 564 155 ACC Smart Fence

p.z.electrical@gmail.com

A-GRADE ELECTRICIANS: MARK POZZUTO & MARK ZAMMIT New Installations - Maintenance - Phone/Data/TV - Rewires - Switchboards - PowerPoint’s - Lights/Fans - Hot Water Repairs - FREE QUOTES G6529709AA-dc22Jan

Excavations and Earth Moving A Bob cat, 13.5T Excavator & Tipper • Site cleans, rock, soil, rubbish removal • Concrete preps, driveways & nature strips • Post holes • Pool, dam and septic digouts -site cuts • Crush rock and toppings Red Earth Excavations David Borg 0419 578 533 or 9747 1689

A Bobcat & Tipper Hire

• Site Cleaning • Rubbish Removal • Driveway Digouts • Post & Stump Holes • Concrete Removal • Landscaping Preparation • 3 Tonne Excavator • 12 Metre Dog Trailer

20 years experience, Father and Son business. Good quality fencing. Visa and Mastercard accepted

Phone Allen 0427 866 854 www.accsmartfence.com.au

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ALL STEEL FENCING AND GATES

• Tubular steel fencing & gates custom made • Sliding gates made to order Trade Enquiries Welcome VISIT OUR SHOW ROOM Factory 6, 67-71 Russell Street, Werribee Free measure & quote phone Dave 9742 4413

FENCING & GATES All Types Fully Experienced. Free Individual Quotes.

Call Jason 0437 815 320.

A.H. 9974 3720

0433 007 143

rec 5389

Daniel Gatt: 0408 056 756 Joe Gatt: 0412 390 885

Fencing and Gates

• Rubbish and Soil Removal • Concrete Removal • Excavations • Nature Strip/Driveways • Soil Levelling • Remove Rock

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Electrical Services

A1 Dash Computer Repairs

ALL SUBURBS

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BOB CAT HIRE

● Qualified Licenced concretor ● Free quotes all areas

Call Dasha 0414 284 562

REC 6487

BOBCAT AND TRUCK HIRE � 8 tonne 5 tonne & 2 tonne Excavator with Breaker � Site Clean Up � Excavation � Rubbish Removed � Site Cuts

9742 3677 David Millington 0412 103 980

0438 063 525

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SPECIALISTS IN DOMESTIC SERVICES/OFFICES

Top Notch CONCRETING Call Joe 0405 140 571 or 9390 9476

For All Your Electric Needs

� Lights � Rewires � Garages � Fans

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For All Your Cleaning Needs,

� Power Points � Phone/Data Points � TV Points � Hot Water Repairs

� Switch Boards � Safety Switches � Wiring Checks � LED Lighting

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★ Steam/Dry Cleaning ★ Carpets ★ Lounge Suites ★ Car Upholstery ★ FREE quotes. Call Ray Kempa

Phone Darren 0488 926 648

MILLINGTON ELECTRICS

0412 084 469 or 9747 1999

RAY'S CARPET CLEANING

Phone John: 0401 763 559 or 9741 3810

Mini Digger, Bobcat, Tipper

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Specialising in office cleaning, building cleaning, window cleaning and vacate

DMZ EXCAVATIONS & MINI DIGGER • Site Cleans & Rubbish Removals • Driveways & Nature Strips • General Landscaping • Soil Crushed Rock & Toppings • Post Holes • Soil & Concrete Removals • Retaining Walls - Day rate available G6104180AA-dc18Jun

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JLD CARPET STEAM CLEANING P/L

★ Lounge Suites ★ Carpets Cleaned ★ Truck Mounted John Davies Werribee 9742 1349 0408 379 482

• All Suburbs • Weekly • On Request • Relocating • Spring Cleans • 24 Hour Service • Domestic • Kindergartens • Offices • Vacated Homes • Fully Insured & Fully Guaranteed

Zaf 0404 933 501 FREE QUOTE

Call Joe on 0408 993 912 or 9331 6391

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Corey 0422 064 682

• 8T tipper hire • Any kind of site & rubbish clearing, levelling, excavation & spreadings

30 years experience

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FREE QUOTES

Specialising in:

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DESI BOBCAT

Affordable Concrete and Paving

Supply and Install

www.dashelad.com Call Dale on: 0419 266 999

Call George

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CARPET LAYING

Phone: (03) 9741 6827 Mobile: 0412 860 576

Competitive Rates & Reliable Service

www.werribeemcs.com.au

ABN: 58837568501

Restretching & Repairs

BOBCAT & TIPPER HIRE

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Call Paul 0412

We come to you when it suits you for your computer needs. Ring Craig 0417 302 845

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FLOODED CARPETS CARPET CLEANING UPHOLSTERY CLEANING ABN 92 465 717 255 18 Years Experience FREE DEODORISING

Excavations and Earth Moving G6582524AA-dc5Feb

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*conditions apply 4 ROOMS ONLY $65 FLETCHERS

Electrical Services

★ Rubbish, soil and concrete removal ★ Driveways ★ Landscaping ★ Site cleaning ★ Concreting driveways and concrete slabs

Andrew 0401 781 199

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Lou’s Colorbond Fencing Gates & Pergolas • Free Quotes • All steel works • Guaranteed work • No job too small • 10% discount for Pensioners

Lou 0412 339 445 or 9746 7569

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Carpet (Steam/Dry) Cleaning

Computer Service and Repairs Werribee Mobile Computer Services

G6637180AA-dc12Feb

Carpet Layers and Services

TIMBER PALING FENCING ★ Old Fences Removed ★ Free Quotes ★ Pensioner Discount ★ 15yrs Experience

Call Michael 0400 886 661

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PRONTO GARDEN SERVICE

Ph: 9307 8883 or 0414 562 261

For all your gardening needs: Lawn Mowing, Trimming & Pruning, Rubbish Removal, Gutter Cleaning Painting, Pensioner Discounts, Free Quotes.

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Top Rate Floors

Specialising in: ❏ Sanding, Polishing and repairs of all timber floors. Fast free quotes, Top quality workmanship at Mates Rates

Phone 0412 488 732

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Call Sam on 0422 668 604

20 years exp For all your gardening needs call

Truly 0400 091 704

General Removal  Local, Country & Interstate  Domestic & Commercial  Distribution & Industrial 

Call Minh Long Huynh 0423 633 566 or 9332 6338

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MINH LONG REMOVALS

R & A FURNITURE REMOVALS ●

Family business 14 years ● Specialising in moving pianos ● Home or office moves ● No job too small

ROLLER DOORS - SECTIONAL DOORS CUSTOM MADE - AUTOMATED OPERATORS

Mea te & Quo

since SERVICE & REPAIRS - WARRANTY 1958 www.airportdoors.com.au

Ph: 9971 1444

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GARAGE DOORS DIRECT FROM MANUFACTURER F R EsuEre

24 HOUR EMERGEN EMERGENCY SERVICE Specialising In � Shop fronts � Table Tops � Doors � Shower Screens � Windows � Mirrors � Splashbacks � Insurance Claims

� Glass

Partitions

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Garages Garage Doors and Carports

50% DISCOUNT* or cover $100 excess Windows... Doors... Shop Fronts...

☛ 0407 886 064 (AH) 9743 3013 G6674928

Roller Doors and More

*Conditions apply

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• Over 18 years experience. • Remote controls for Sectional, Tilt & Roller Doors. • We beat written quotes on comparable products

0412 174 686 - 9727 4744

Lawn mowing, weeding, pruning and tree cutting. General landscaping and trailer drop off for rubbish removal. Fully insured. Delivery of fresh cut flowers available. Not only do I slash grass, but prices too. No job too small.

Phone 0409 195 484

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Call for a quote 0425 825 504 www.dsstonebenchtops.com.au

HOPPERS CROSSING LANDSCAPING  Rotary Hoeing  Landscaped Gardens  Brick & Cobblestone Paving  Brick Edging  Synthetic Turf  Trees Lopped & Felled  Drip Systems

G5948238AA-dc17Apr

Free Measure & Quote

www.everlastturf.com.au SYNTHETIC TURF THAT LOOKS REAL

Phone 131198

Handy Man

· Plastering · Painting · Tiling · Carpentry · Cleaning · All odd jobs around the house · Rental Properties

Phone for quotes on: 0402 737 062

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HANDYMAN ◆Prompt Helpful Service◆ 0407 522 408 or 9742 3013

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JEFF 0412 701 167

JT Painting Painting JT

Inside & Out • Repair work • Office Painting • Free Quote Discount for Pensioners

Phone 9748 6494 0402 248 859 30 years experience at your service. Small jobs welcome. For a free quote call:

0426 136 699 or 0417 034 214 or 5367 7776

Brad - 0411 143 352

Pest Control

PEST & TERMITE CONTROL Call 7 days for a free quote

15 years experience Eftpos facilities available

1300 699 698 0418 280 391 Plasterers

ALL AREAS No Job Too Small Free Quotes PLASTERER Over 20 Yrs Experience

12 years experience

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Plumbing All General Plumbing

Hot water service repairs and replacement Small jobs Blocked drains, leaking taps, spouting and downpipes. 42 years experience lic25573

Phone 0422 674 602 G5973469AA-dc24Apr Specialising in • All Types Of Landscaping • Synthetic Turf • Natural turf • All Types Of Planting • Dingo Work • Sprinklers • Garden Maintenance • Decking, Pergolas & Retaining Walls

All Work Guaranteed Call Karl for a FREE quote 0401 387 899 or 9369 5471 www.uniquelandscape.com.au

Trading 20 Yrs

Troy Grundy 0411 354 573

Mason Outdoor Solutions Synthetic grass installers

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• Quality Interior & Exterior Painting • Residential & Commercial • Repair & Maintenance • Call now for free quote

LANDSCAPING, SYNTHETIC TURF • 10 years warranty • Satisfaction guaranteed

NO JOB TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL Gardeners Gutter Cleaning Pergolas Plasterers Painters Concreters Plumbers Cabinet Making Electricians Handymen Heat & Air Con Service Roof Tiler Tree Lopping Decks Tilers & Pavers

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• HONEST RELIABLE LOCAL TRADESMAN • PAINTING WITH PRIDE • 29 YEARS EXPERIENCE • FREE QUOTES • FULLY INSURED • ALL PLASTER AND WOODWORK REPAIRS

Quality work on time within budget... • Garden landscaping renovations • General outdoor Maintenance • Decking • Colourbond, timber and picket fence specialist • Retaining walls • Timber screens • Paving • Articial and instant turf. Call tony for a no obligation, free quote on 0402 027 783.

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March 19, 2014

ALL WEST PAINTING

Phone Paul 0417 103 441

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Garden Services STEVIE GARDENER

Stone or Change the Whole Look of Your Old Kitchen In A Day.

Australian Made

Handy Person Services

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R E M O T E S

STONE BENCHTOPS Overlay Over Your Old Benches With

Homes, Businesses, Offices, Insurance Work

9548 3000 or 0418 881 551

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Rialto - Painter Decorator

All work guaranteed

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★ Sales Maintenance ★ Installation ★ Roller Doors ★ Sectional Doors Remote Control Openers from $400

Call Ron: 0413 734 845

914 885

DOMESTIC - COMMERCIAL PAINTER

R & R QUALITY SERVICES PTY LTD All Household Repairs & Maintenance Including: • Decking • Pergolas • Painting • Plastering • Repair & Replacement of Doors • Flyscreens & Fencing NO JOB TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL OBLIGATION FREE QUOTE

Phone ROBIN 9749 1086 Mob 0402 048 372

ALL YOUR GARAGE DOOR NEEDS... Local owned company

Call Shaun 0422

Landscaping

Free Call: 1300 666 701

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0407 368 695

Glazing and Glaziers

www.aaaglass.com.au

Ring Ross 1300 558 604 or 0419 359 625

❖ Quality Painting & Staining Indoors & Outdoors ❖ No Job Too Big Or Small ❖ Free Quotes

Kitchens

TRUCARE GARDENING SERVICES

Furniture Removals

ALL AREAS PAINTING

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9749 1647 or 0408 596 503

Sanding, Polishing & Laying All work guaranteed

Painters and Decorators

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Kris Floors - Timber Flooring

ME IMPROVEMENTS M2M HO

Specialising in: • Tiling • Painting • Plaster Repairs • Security Doors • Shower Screens • Rental Property Maintenance • D.I.Y. Projects • Doors & Locks

PETER BROUGHTON’S MOWING • Garden Maintenance • Weeding • Rubbish Removed

ABN: 43496335872

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0412 502 955

Shop located at 11 Riverside Avenue, Werribee

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FREE QUOTES

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• Floor sanding + Polishing • We use only environmentally safe non-toxic floor polish • No need to move house • Dustless machines • Old and new floors

GUTTER CLEANING SHANE RUBBISH REMOVED 0411 131 622 PRUNING, YARD CLEARING

Discounts available

A . W. F L O O R S

For Prompt Service Call 0414 930 586

Call John 0433 911 967 or 9395 5019

For A Free Quote Call Mark: 0425 772 304

LAWN MOWING

0413 112 497

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www.sandemandsealemtimberfloors.com.au

131 546

www.jimsmowing.net

• 24 Hour Mobile Service • Automotive • Commercial • Domestic • Free Quotes

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SMember of the Wood Flooring Association

MORE than just mowing!

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AND’EM AND SEAL’EM

Tarneit Locksmiths

Local Handy Man

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A Specialist in Timber Flooring

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Floor Services

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Call Phil 0433 880 368

JOHN’S HANDYMAN SERVICES

Gardening, Rubbish Removal, Mulching Gutters Cleaned, Landscaping, Expert Pruning, Hedge Trimming, Ride-On Mowing, Clean Ups, Body Corporates, Free Quotes Insurance/ Work Cover work provided Police Checked, Insured & OH&S Compliant

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All types of Fencing, Gates and Decking Free quotes Pensioner discounts

Locksmiths

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Yates and Son Fencing and Decking

Handy Person Services

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Garden Services

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Fencing and Gates

Spouting & downpipes. HWS service and replacement, gas, blocked drains, leaking toilets, burst pipes, dishwasher/fridge installation, Lic No: emergency repairs. 40 years experience.15773

STEWART’S PLUMBING 0439 004 035 or 9741 0246


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Weekly Classifieds

Showroom at 18 Quinn Drive, Keilor Park

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www.rollmastershutters.com.au

Roofing Services AAA CHAMBERLAINS ROOFING & REPAIR Local Tradesman For Over 35 Years

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Very Competitive Prices All Repairs, Re-bedding and Re-pointing Cleaning and Painting, Leaf Guard Gutters Cleaned and Replaced

� Full Insurance � Free Quotes

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� Pensioner Discounts � 15 Years Guarantee

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Reblocking and Underpinning

0409 180 894

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Reblocking & Underpinning. Permit-Engineer. Builder, Computer Level Guarantee. 0432 532 044 or 9308 5687 A.H.

For all types of Gutter replacement - Colorbond or Aluminium. Forget painting use Colorbond fascia cover!

131 546

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Ph: 0416 033 003 or 9338 3668 (AH)

STAR

FIVE STAR REBLOCKING & UNDERPINNING � Full Insurance � All work Council approved � 15 years guarantee � All Council permits supplied � 100% computer levelling � Concrete pump used � 15 years experience � For a free quote and advice

Contact Simon:

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� Cement & Terracotta Roof Restorations � Pressure Cleaning & Roof Painting � Guttering & Iron Roof Replacement

9309 0700 - 0411 174 000

Cement roof tile specialist Full roof restoration from

$1650

www.jimsroofing.com.au

• Full roof restorations • Repoints rebeds • Flexible pointing • 25 years experience • Trusted reliable tradesmen •10 year guarantee • Free Quotes • Pensioner Discounts

Call Joe 0401 499 994

WE DO ROOFS Roof Restorations & Repairs

roof restoration DO IT ONCE DO IT RIGHT!! maintenance/repairs leaf guard/guttering

M 0405 695 976 P 03 5282 2675 W www.wedoroofs.com.au

exterior painting insurance work leak detection

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All Seas on Bin Hire

Ph 9306 4652 0437 77 00 77

• 4m3

$200

• 6m3

$230

• 7m3

$250

• 8m3

$280

 The Narrow Access Specialists  Pensioner discount  Full insurance cover Call Greg & Elisha for a Free Quote

0408 507 145

• Walk-in bins • Mix & heavy

TV and Home Entertainment Services

accepted • Bobcat hire

ANTENNAS

BIG BLUEY’S RUBBISH REMOVAL 0437 357 030

• FREE QUOTES • 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE

0402 145 574

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Quality at affordable prices, reliable, Senior Discount

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• Computer Levelling • Council permits supplied RBP - 24841 • Stumps for new extension 15 Year • Engineers plans and soil test supplied Guarantee Guarantee to beat Free Quote and advice any genuine written quote

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MICK 9747 1322 - 0418 994 320

Digital Antenna Specialist

“The name you can trust’’

REBLOCKING & UNDERPINNING

Homes - Shops QUICK SERVICE Factories 7 DAYS A WEEK Fits down Driveways

 Treelopping and felling  Stump removal  Cherry picker  Pruning  On site mulching  Full insurance cover

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Sevices WORK GUARANTEED

Call Tony: 9304 4844 Mob: 0409 180 821

EXPERT

FOR YOUR NEXT CLEAN UP

MSZ TREELOPPING

ANTENNAS WESTSIDE

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Free Quotes & Advice www.betterfoundations.com.au

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� Builders � Full Insurance � 15 Yrs Guarantee � Council Permits � Computer Levelling � Concrete Stumps

ACTION BIN HIRE

Call 9998 7260

1ST IN UNDERPINNING & NO.1 IN REBLOCKING

Expert In Cracked Walls.

GUTTERING

Tree Services

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AA-AUSWAY UNDERPINNING

Better Foundations

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� Glenn 0431 349 589 or 9741 9146

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WESTGATE BIN HIRE 2, 3 & 4 Cubic M3 Small Skips from $120 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 25 Cubic M3 WALK-IN BINS � Bobcat Hire � Mixed & Heavy Loads Accepted Friendly & Reliable Service, Satisfaction Guaranteed

0403 215 624 or 9364 2149

Local Technician

Nathan 0400 028 856

5 Year Guarantee

Washing Machine and Dryer Repairs

JD

WASHERS & DRYERS

Call out $15 FOR SERVICE Ph: 9748 4795 Mob: 0414 484 932

CLASSIFIEDS

Shower Screens

1300 138 910

Shower Pro • Shower screens • Sliding wardrobes • Security doors • Mirrors • Repairs

FOR A FREE MEASURE & QUOTE OR ADVICE CALL

Office - 8742 7705 Mick - 0407 368 695

Free Quotes

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Rittco Distributing 1800 010 252

PH: 9366 8507 • 0412 012 981

Over 30 Years Experience Specialising In: • Floor & Wall Tiles • Old & New Homes • Kitchen & Bathroom Renovation Free Measure & Quote.

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Manual Or Electric Operated Save $$$ On Heating And Cooling Costs FOR A FAST FREE MEASURE AND QUOTE

AARON’S TILING

✦ 4m3 $250 ✦ 6m3 $280 3 ✦ 8m $340 ✦ 12m3 $450 Mixed And Heavy Loads Accepted BOBCAT HIRE 9359 5586, 9324 0275 or 0434 618 069 G6625960AA-dc11Feb

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No water required!

BIG WIPES INDUSTRIAL+

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• Aluminium • Electric or manual • Repairs • Prompt Service FOR FREE MEASURE & QUOTE PH: 9336 0005 Jordan 0413 708 238

9742 5129

Acceptable Bin Hire

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OZTEC WINDOW SHUTTERS

REPAIRS & SERVICING Ex Gas & Fuel - over 30 yrs experience! Phone Mark 0409 383 946 - 9391 8387

One wipe shifts the lot – grease, paint, PU foam, adhesives, you name it Available at Bunning’s, AutoBarn and AutoPro $

Call 0434 525 311

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SKYLIGHTS Free quotes - 20 years experience

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0423 877 432

Roller Shutters

GAS APPLIANCE

Lic No. 23853

AARON & JOHN’S DEMOLITION & RUBBISH REMOVALS • Cheap loads • All done for you • Backyard & site clean up • Tree lopping • Concrete broken up & removed, strip out

• Colour Changes • Texture Coatings • Render Repairs • Brick Repairs • Plaster Repairs • Bricklaying • Roof Repairs • Free Quotes

Lic# 17907

Skylights

7 Da ys

• 36 years experience LO59544

Phone Gary 0419 867 298

Wardies Rendering

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Emergency

Hot Water Service Replacement Split Systems & General Plumbing Gas Heater Installation

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Rendering

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Plumbing

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SOLD!

March 19, 2014

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Full Body Rubs

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[36 36 ]WYNDHAM WEEKLY –WEEKLY YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE \ MARCH 19, 2014

The application is for a permit to: Removal of Covenant Restriction (a) registered as instrument T716440G on the land title

CLASSIFIEDS DEADLINES

For Wyndham Weekly are as follows: Proof Deadline: Tuesday 1pm All Classifieds: Tuesday 3pm Phone 1300 138 910

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL ADVERTISERS The Competition and Consumer Act provides that advertised prices for goods and services which attract GST should be GST inclusive.

You may look at the application and any documents that support the application at the office of the responsible authority.

Municipal: Wyndham City Council Offices: Civic Centre Address: 45 Princess Highway WERRIBEE 3030 Contact: Telephone:

Gloria Osagiede 8734-5488-Ext 2141

This can be done during office hours and is free of charge. Any person who may be affected by the granting of the permit may object or make other submissions to the Responsible Authority. An objection must ❏ be sent to the Responsible Authority in writing ❏ include the reasons for the objection, and ❏ state how the objector would be affected. The Responsible Authority will not decide on the application before: Wednesday 28th March, 2014 If you object, the Responsible Authority will tell you its decision.

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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.

CLASSIFIEDS

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 214-220 Park Street, South Melbourne 3205 for Metro Media Publishing (who accepts responsibility for election and referendum comment). The Wyndham Weekly is printed at Rural Press Ltd, 30-32 Grandlee Drive, Wendouree, Vic, 3355. Classified advertising (all papers): 1300 138 910 Dandenong: 9238 7777 Werribee: 9731 2777 Airport West: 8318 5777

March 19, 2014

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CLEANING / IRONING

Planning and Environment Act 1987 WYNDHAM PLANNING SCHEME Notice of Approval of Amendment Amendment C143 The Minister for Planning has approved Amendment C143 to the Wyndham Planning Scheme.

Health and Wellbeing Full Body Massage

Honest and reliable lady. Over 30 years experience. Hourly rate. ✆ 9748 0241. EXPERIENCED Reliable, honest and thorough. References and police check supplied. Wyndham area. Call Anita 0452 197 050 HOUSE KEEPER Mature, honest and experienced lady will help keep your home clean and tidy. Call 0404 074 256.

Education and Tuition

The application reference number is: WYP7160/13

Public Notices

ALL ADVERTISERS - PLEASE NOTE

Welcome to our new ladies: Lydia, Sabrina, Shandy, Sade, Roxanne, Ci Ci and Ruby’s back.

The land affected by the application is located at: V 10134 F 419 L 1112 PS 315756 Mambourin Parish 8 Alaska Court WERRIBEE VIC 3030

The applicant for the permit is: A Nolan

142-144 Frankston-Dandenong Rd, Dandenong 3175

WHISPERS STUDIO

9399 3345

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Come & Visit our NEW modern, clean & friendly establishment & let our stunning array of ladies tempt you...

Bring in this AD to receive $10 off any 45 minute - 1hour visit.

Discreet Rear Parking (via lane way) CREDIT CARD & EFTPOS WELCOME Ladies Warmly Welcomed Mel ref P43 B1 / Tram 57 Stop 22 77 Race Course Road, North Melbourne

NOTICE OF AN APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMIT

8.30am-5.00pm, Monday - Friday. All major credit cards accepted.

Adult Services

LADIES WELCOME

Affordable Prices From $65

Ji Li

Domestic Services

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

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A FREE Local chat for a limited time. Call Melbourne Ladies 9825 3436. Guys 9825 3437. Local/mobile rates apply.

Adult Services

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Adult Phone Talk

FAR EASTERN RELAXATION Now With More Young, Beautiful, Exotic, Friendly Ladies

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General

Public Notices

RELAXATION 219 Ascot Vale Rd, 3032. ☎ 9004 1477 or 0467 964 996.

NATURAL PLUS

7 days, 9.30am - 9.30pm. 5 City Place, Sunshine. Phone 9311 0198.

Relaxation Massage

7 days, 10am to 8pm. 204 Barkly Street, Footscray. Phone 9689 0360.

A QUALIFIED Maths, Science and Chemistry teacher available for tutoring. Please call: 9483 0831 or 0418 871 203.

Advance Learning Centre

Preschool readiness program for 3-5 year olds. Free Assessment. Enroll now for 2014. Phone Vitina: 9749 0104. E X P E R I E N C E D T E AC H E R Offering quality tuition in specialist maths and maths methods. Please phone Peter 0434 103 715.

Massage Therapy ASIAN Male masseur. Full body massage for relaxation. $50 per hour. Call Lam 0421 995 248, Footscray area.

Body Treatment

19 Hall St, Newport. 10am – 7pm Relaxation massage therapy Phone: 0450 096 262.

CAIRNLEA MASSAGE

10am-8pm 7days. Shop 2c, 100 Furlong road, Cairnlea. Phone 0425 414 418.

Education and Tuition ★ VCE ENGLISH 2014 ★ SACS & FINAL EXAM

Experienced English Teacher. Essential tuition, specific for essays, text response, context, language analysis, oral presentation. Also classes for full practice exams. Every year serious students gain entry to medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and law. Call 9315 7597

Lotus Massage Therapy

75 Paisley Street, Footscray. Phone: 9689 6632. Open 7 days, 9:30am to 9pm.

ORIENTAL MASSAGE

High quality service and low price. 47 Dickson Street, Sunshine. Call 9311 9994. 259 Ballarat Road, Footscray. Call 8307 0114.

CLASSIFIEDS

1300 138 910

The amendment comes into operation on the date this notice is published in the Government Gazette.

www.adcentre.com.au/vic Email: classifieds@yourweekly.com.au

The amendment applies to various parcels of land across the municipality. The amendment amends the Wyndham Planning Scheme to correct zoning anomalies and remove redundant controls.

Trading World

Specifically, the amendment: • Deletes Development Plan Overlays where, development in accordance with the development plan, has been completed. • Rezones Melbourne Water owned land to Public Use Zone 1 (Service and Utility). • Rezones Council open space reserves to Public Park and Recreation Zone. • Rezones Council community facilities to Public Use Zone 6 (Local Government). A copy of the amendment can be inspected, free of charge, at the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure web site at www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/ planning/publicinspection and free of charge, during office hours, at the offices of the Wyndham City Council Civic Centre - 45 Princes Highway, Werribee 3030.

Auctions and Clearing Sales Auction ~ Clearing Sale

Sunday 23rd March 10am 1672 Kyneton – Metcalfe Rd Kyneton

Vintage Car Motors, Old Safes, Aircraft Parts & More 1925 Rickenbacker Straight 8 Motor, 1923 Southern Cross Car Motor & Gear Box (Aust Built), New 4.4lt Leyland Terrier V8 Engine, New Morris Side Valve Engine for Centurion Tank, V4 Petter Petrol Engine, 1930’s Penta Marine Engine 25-30hp, 4cyl Vanguard Motor, Toyota 3K Engine & Gearbox, 1800cc Fiat Engine & Gearbox, 2000 Toyota Hiace Van - reg’d with only 52800km, Mercedes Benz 230se Sedan, 1999 AU Falcon Sedan (non goer), Lada Niva Sedan, 2 Mitsubishi Engines, Garwood Marine Radiator (suit V12 Liberty Engine), 1950’s Continental Ford copy of Ferguson Engine, Suzuki GR650 Motorbike, Nissan Pulsar Motor, JXD Hercules Generator, Aircraft Hydraulic Ground Test Unit, Ronaldson Tippett Stationary Motor, Kookaburra Twin Cylinder Piston Pump, Puch Twin Cylinder Engine, H/Duty Wheel Alignment Ramps, Car Yard Display Ramps, Ute Concertina Ramp, 10hp Motor w/ Dyno Start, Welder / Generator, Car Parts & Panels, Aircraft Gauges, Magnetos – Tyres – Wheels, 6’x4’ Trailer, Pallet Racking, H/ Duty Shelving, Steel Bins, Stillages, Chain Dogs, 1000 Gal Truck Mount Water Tank, Truck Parts, Load Binders, Vintage 8” Buzz Saw, Husqvarna 17hp Ride on Mower, Lawn Mowers, Hand & Power Tools, Steel Cabinets, Vintage Outboard Motor, Brass Port Holes, Dough Mixer, Ford Mustang Panels, Ladders, Lockers, Desks, Ammo Boxes, Honda M/bike Frame, Barge Poles, Pallet Trolleys, Collectable Rustic Items, Model Railway Train Set, Plus Asstd Rolling Stock & Loco’s, 2 Large Antique Steel Safes, PLENTY MORE. View Friday & Saturday 11am – 4pm. Sunday from 8.30am. 15% Buyers Premium . Cash Eftpos Credit Card

Steve Graham (03) 5427 4595 - 0418 995 590 www.stevegrahamauctioneer.com

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Weekly Classifieds Sunday 23rd March 2014, at 10.00am Blackforest Drive, Woodend 3442 HOBBY FARM TRACTOR IMPLEMENTS, ENGINEERS WORK SHOP, LIFE TIME OF TOOLS, UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE SINGLE PHASE EQUIPTMENT Farm - Grey Fergy, slasher, imp bar, carry all, scarrifer, disc plough, grader blade, rotary hoe,(all 3 pt link). Workshop – Lathe, milling machine, press, pwr hacksaw, vices, ped drill, DE grinder, compressor, saw benches, chains. Every tap die, drill, lathe tool, hand tool and more than you can imagine. Chainsaws, garden tools, every spanner or fix it tool, petrol motors, pumps, anvil, garden roller, w/barrows, ladders, screws, nuts, bolts, plumb fittings, shovels, pitch forks, crowbars, axes, wood splitters, cement mixer, lawn mower, sprayer, hoses, lubricants, (all items in perfect working condition). Photos and full list on our website. Inspection day of sale from 8.30am... Strictly payment and removal on day of sale only… Strictly payment by cash, eftpos or cc (cc fee 1.5%) only, cheques will not be accepted… 15% bp applies to all sales…

M.E. Auctions ~ 0418 509 134 Auction & Clearing Sale Specialists www.martinevansauctions.com

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MR COMPUTER MAN

Fast friendly reliable onsite PC repair and service � Virus � Spyware � Internet � Advice � New & Used systems � Free Virus Software $30 Flag fall - $30 per hour No fix - No Fee Mick 9314 1727, 0415 746 050

Garage Sales H O PP ER S CR OS S IN G 1 7 Callistemon Drive, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd March, 7am4pm. Everything must go, tools and much more dont miss out.

NEWPORT 3 Elphin Street, Saturday 22nd, 8am-4pm. Deceased Estate, everything must go. Some antiques and general bric-a-brac.

NEWPORT 51 Challis Street, Saturday 22nd March, 9am-4pm. Tools, mower and antiques. Everything must go. Find a bargain.

NEWPORT 246 Melbourne Road, Saturday 22nd March, 9am3pm. Household items, bric-abrac, power tools and fishing gear.

WERRIBEE 4 Mirabella Close, Saturday 22nd March, 8am-3pm. Moving house sale. Everything must go. Fridge and new toys.

WERRIBEE 1 29 Silvereye Crescent, Saturday 22nd March, 8am-3pm. Household items, baby toys, furniture, cot, single bed.

WERRIBEE 9 Chirnside Avenue, Saturday 22nd March, 8am-3pm. Household items, toys, clothes, fishing items and bric-a-brac.

WERRIBEE 22 Satinwood Court, Saturday 22nd March, 8am-1pm. Baby items, baby and toodler clothes, toys, blankets and more. All in excellent condition.

WILLIAMSTOWN 145 & 147 Aitken Street, Sat 22nd March, 9am-3pm. Books, clothes, bric-abrac and more. No early birds.

WYNDHAM VALE 2/4 Millewa Way, Saturday 22nd March, 9am onwards. Furniture, household goods, fishing, tools, bbq, computer items and bric-a-brac.

Garage Sales WYNDHAM VA L E 12 Whitehaven Street, Sat 22nd & Sun 23 rd March, 8.30am-2.30pm. Toys, DVDs, footy collections, clothes and too much to mention.

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Tech Talk \ Rod Easdown finds a speaker system that’s music to the ears What \ Bose SoundTouch 30

price \ $899

Tech talk verdict \ Happy wife, happy life

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etting to try out the latest tech gadgets at home may sound good but it’s often disappointing. While these things usually do as promised, I’m seldom unhappy to send them back because I’ve discovered their annoying quirks and shortcomings. Occasionally I get a product I want to buy. The last was an umbrella that stands up to high winds. Before that, in 2004, it was some noise-cancelling headphones. Even so, I’d been looking forward to getting a Bose SoundTouch 30. I’d used it at its launch and in the shops, but home is the acid test. And at home something quite unprecedented happened. My non-technical, only just iPhone-literate wife played with it for 30 minutes and told me we have to get one. She’s even figured out where it will go. I’m not arguing. SoundTouch is neat. It’s a high-quality speaker system that hooks into your home wireless network and streams music from your phone, your tablet and your computer. Nothing new there. But it also has software built in to get internet radio and Pandora, and Bose says other music libraries are on the way. We’re big fans of Pandora, a predictive music library that takes your musical preferences and serves up the stuff you like, along with stuff it figures you’ll like. It guesses correctly most of the time, so you have a continuous stream of new and interesting music. What makes Pandora-through-SoundTouch so

compelling is convenience. There are six preset buttons on top and all you do is press one. This starts it, hooks it into whatever the preset is tuned for (one of your Pandora stations, an internet radio, the music on your phone) and starts playing. It’s so simple, fast and convenient, and it sounds so good that you tend to use it all the time, so the house is always full of music. When you’ve finished coffee and can’t put off housework any longer, changing from background music to Johnny Cash takes one button press. It goes so loud, without distortion, you can hear Mr Cash over the vacuum cleaner, important when he is integral to housework (I’ve found Elvis Costello also works well, as do the Doobie Brothers and Gypsy & the Cat). Quirks and shortcomings: the set-up, although easy, can take 30 minutes; start-up station loading often seemed to jam, which may be a firewall issue (flipping between presets got it going). Track information, shown at the start of the track only, is fleeting. The sound quality, while bass-oriented, is excellent. Add extra SoundTouch units and you get music wherever they are placed, too, with the same or different programs. The only problem I face now is the $899 involved, although there are a couple of cheaper offerings – a portable and the smaller SoundTouch 20 are both $549. \ reasdown@theweeklyreview.com.au

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tigers draw closer to title

Golf Sanctuary Lakes has made a flying start to the Golf Victoria men’s division 2 pennant season. The Lakes had a commanding five rubbers to two win over Kingston Heath at Latrobe Golf Club on Sunday. In the colts pennant, the Lakes failed to pick up a match in a heavy loss to Yarra Yarra. \

VSCDA

Werribee is a game away from a Victorian Sub-District Cricket Association east-west group grand final berth after its quarter-final with Altona was disrupted by rain at Chirnside Park at the weekend. The Tigers were not complaining, needing just a draw to move into the semi-finals, but the outcome was trickier than it appeared. The home side had to see out 76 tense overs on day two. “It was a draw, but it was a tough game of cricket over two days,” Tigers captain Shaun Dean said. “Everyone was on edge for most of the day. It was backs to the wall. To manage to draw the game … that’s a win in the overall scheme.” Set 164 to win, the Tigers saw the target as attainable and went in with a positive mindset. That thinking shifted considerably when the top order crumbled to a worrying 4-40. “I just said, ‘Go out and play as if it’s an 80-over game and we’ll get the runs’, bearing in mind that if we get ourselves in trouble, we can always retreat and we don’t have to play our shots,” Dean said. “Then at 4-40, you just need to bunker down.” Tim O’Brien (38) and Wade McCall (48no) took the wind out of the A’s’ sails with a gritty 54-run partnership.

SCOREBOARD Q CRICKET PREMIER FIRST GRADE

Quarter-finals FOOTSCRAY EDGEWATER v CARLTON At Merv Hughes Oval, Footscray FOOTSCRAY EDGEWATER 1st Innings D RUSS c Salm b Smyth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 A BARTON c Pilon b Welsford . . . . . . . . . . . 3 T DEAN lbw b Welsford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 D KIGHT c McKenna b Smyth . . . . . . . . . . 66 S DISSANAYAKA c Ross b Smyth . . . . . . . . . 7 S GAUTAM b Salm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 G WALKER c Pilon b Sidebottom . . . . . . . . 10 J HABERFIELD c Pilon b Smyth . . . . . . . . . 17 H WINTER-IRVING not out. . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 L DREDGE b Sidebottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 M KELLY not out 4Extras . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Nine wickets for . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252 Fall: 14, 18, 100, 112, 165, 185, 214, 216, 240 Bowling: R Sidebottom 19-1-56-2, T Welsford 22-8-45-2, C Salm 14-3-35-1, N Austin 11-326-0, T Smyth 34.1-9-82-4. Overs: 100 CARLTON 1st Innings M PHELAN b Winter-Irving. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 J HANCOCK b Haberfield. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 L McKENNA c Kight b Haberfield. . . . . . . . . 3 N PILON c Dredge b Haberfield . . . . . . . . . 30 T SMYTH c Kight b Haberfield . . . . . . . . . . . 8 N ROSS not out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 D PELL b Haberfield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 T WELSFORD c Kight b Haberfield . . . . . . . . 0 N AUSTIN b Haberfield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 R SIDEBOTTOM not out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 C SALM c H Winter-Irving b Walker . . . . . . 30 Extras (4b 1lb 1nb) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Fall: 13, 13, 22, 52, 55, 63, 63, 65, 108 Bowling: J Haberfield 17-8-25-7, H Winter-Irving 13-5-17-1, L Dredge 8-1-19-0, G Walker 4.1-113-1, M Kelly 4-2-3-0, S Dissanayake 3-0-26-0 Overs: 49.1. FOOTSCRAY EDGEWATER won Umpires: S Craig & M Hanton

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Cricket The Williamstown and District Cricket Association A turf grand final is evenly poised after the first weekend at Greenwich Reserve. West Newport scored 262 after stellar performances from Aaron Floyd (61) and Trent Jones (60). After losing 2-12, Grand United is back on track through Dillon Hinge (30) and Josh Macdonald (19), finishing the second day on 2-55. \

Marathon effort: Heath Pritchard churned out 27 overs to take four wickets for Werribee. (WAYNE HAWKINS)

O’Brien was dismissed after tea, but McCall and Jake Purton took the game away by safely negotiating the remaining overs with a minimum of fuss. “Jake’s innings was just as important as the other two,” Dean said. “He only got 10, but he batted the last 26 overs.” The Tigers bowled well on the opening day to

PREMIER LOWER GRADES: 3rds: Carl 2-139 (Corby 71no) bt Geel 138 (Rogers 52 Mills 5-34 Gilbert 3-46), Dand 183 (Rowe 39 P Boraston 52 Frith 3-49) bt Frank Pen 146 (Reid 48no McDonald 34 P Boraston 4-21), St K 224 (Chamberlain 38 Michelmore 64 Gilbert 52 Shimell 3-46) bt Mon Tigers 129 (McKenna 30 March 5-42 Barnett 4-46), Ncte 6-184 (D’Souza 69no Marrow 49) bt Melb 183 (Huddart 84 Minato 35 Ryder 4-59 Glover 3-34). 4ths: Mon Tigers 8-227 (Wilson 116no) bt St K 8 (dec)-225, Haw-Mon Uni 5-219 (Mayadunne 55 Jhala 36) bt Fitz Donc 5 (dec)-234, Frank Pen 4-192 (Harford 68 Bardwell 68) bt Ring 9 (dec)-188 (Kilby 46 Newman 35), Ncte 7 (dec)-310 (Volitakis 80no Maratos 71 Watson 56 Kaluthanthri 3-85) bt Dand 262 (Opanayaka 77 Vora 48 Fisher 42 Kaluthanthri 31 Brentnall 5-29).

VSDCA

Qtr-f: EAST WEST: 1st XI: Bayswater 181 bt Box Hill 147, Oakleigh 8-306 (Warren 111no Mawzoon 5-94) btnoble Park 252 (Perera 86), Werribee 5-124 drew Altona 5-163 (Maynard 92no). 2nd XI: Williamstown 8-305 (Doyle 83) bt Melton 119 (Ferrie 7-33), Werribee 200 bt Oakleigh 148 (Devlin 54 Palmer 5-43), Box Hill 207 bt Bayswater 146. NORTH WEST: 3rd XI: Preston 159 bt Balwyn 122 (Lewis 5-31), Plenty Valley 9-231 bt Brunswick 55, Ivanhoe 215 bt Werribee 207 (Taylor 52 Malloy 6-58). 4th XI: Preston 3-193 (Demeris 72no Robinson 58) bt Werribee 123, Plenty Valley 7-202 (Brennan 61no) bt Coburg 192 (Shethna 122 Vandekolk 5-32), Williamstown 9-335 (Sist 6-114) bt Kew 205 (Crock 55).

VICTORIAN TURF

Grand f: Day 2: Sen: Sth Caulf 8-108 v Yarrav Club 169 (A Cristofaro 66, S Jeffree 5-28). Sen 2nds: Yarrav Club 185 and 1-27 v Strath 104. Nth Div: PEGS v Tulla 5-163. Nth 2nds: Spots 138 and 6-76 v Tulla 40 (S Fitzgerald 5-7). Nth A1: Suns Druids 4-162 (L Wilson 112no) v Seddon. Nth A2: St Albans v Craigieb 8-142. Nth B1: Glenroy 3-21 v Avon Hts 131 (M Jinan 58no). Nth B2:

restrict the run flow and make the A’s bat into the second day. Heath Pritchard continued his fine summer, taking 4-31 off 27 overs. The Tigers will face Noble Park in a two-dayer at Chirnside Park starting on Saturday, with the winner to advance to the grand final. \ LANCE JENKINSON

Merlyn Hadf 128 v Jacana 150 and 5-46. West B1: Suns Hts v Suns Utd 7-130. West B2: N’portDigm 147 v Suns Hts 211 and 0-18. Nth C1: Aberf 117 and 6-113 v St Fran bt Sale 72 (C Berzins 6-25). Nth C2: St Bern 7-141 v Spotsw 198. Nth C3: RMIT v Taylors Lakes 7-110. Nth C4: Doutta-Blue 172 (B Thomas 50) bt PEGS 68. Sth Div: Chels 0-28 v Hampton 292 (H Scully 118, J Carpenter 80). Sth 2nds: Bonbeach Tangy 2-10 v McKinn 170. Sth A1: Asp 174 and 2-35 v Highett 79. Sth A2: Mentone 1-79 v Caulf Gram/NCG 100 (C Gumbleton 5-18). Sth C1: Chelt 8-143 v McKinn 78. Sth C3: Hampton 103 (S Hay hat-trick) bt M’beena 7-86. WESTERN SUBURBS UNITED CHURCHES: Grand f: A: Altona Sports 7-287 v Charles Sturt Uni. B: Altona Roosters 7-197 (M Wilson 70 M Lundberg 46 M Robinson 41) v United Tarneit SC. C: Melton South PSCC 5-203 bt Western Lions 160. E: United Tarneit SC 7-283 bt Melton 129.

Q BOWLS BV SATURDAY METROPOLITAN PENNANT: GRAND FINALS: Div 1: Yarra Glen (1) 81 Kew Hts (1) 82. Div 2: Lalor (2) 70 Altona (2) 78. Div 3: Essendon (3) 88 Glen Eira McKinnon (1) 68. Div 4: Buckley Pk (1) 78 St Kilda (3) 79. Div 5: Hurstbridge (1) 65 Middle Pk (2) 82. Div 6: Moonee Valley (3) 82 Burwood Dist(4) 70. Div 7: North: Williamstown (4) 72 Fairfield (2) 73. South: Camberwell Cent (2) 68 Middle Pk (3) 85. Div 8: Cardinia Waters (2) 49 Flemington & Kensington (3) 31. Div 9: Glen Waverley (7) 39 Doncaster (7) 42.

Q GOLF GV METROPOLITAN PENNANT: Rd 1: Div 1 at Cheltenham: CHELTENHAM 5 bt VICTORIA 2 (B White bt R Ruffles 3-2 S Gallie lost to B Eccles at 19th B Kivimets bt W Hume 1 up T Redmond bt L Murnane at 20th M Costigan bt J Sandic 4-3 R Greenhill bt N Buck 2 up P Neal lost to G Thomson 6-4), METROPOLITAN 5 bt WOODLANDS 2 (T Sinnott bt B Coletta 4-3 L Michel bt M ledger 6-5 T Donoghue bt G McDougall 2-1 B Collyer lost to D Stafrace 1 down D Francis bt C Winkler 3-2 S Smith bt

Cycling Dom Dudkiewicz finished the Footscray Cycling Club criterium season the way he started: with a win. Dudkiewicz overcame a stiff westerly blowing into his face at Drake Boulevard in Altona on Sunday to claim victory from Miles DaCosta and Brett Hickford. Melbourne University rider Tristan Kennedy took out B-grade, while other winners were James Ogilvy (C grade) and Oscar Garrido De La Rosa (D grade). The FCC road season will begin on April 6. \

M Rixon 3-1 M Robertson lost to J DeftereosBrennan 4-3), COMMONWEALTH 5 bt THE HERITAGE 2 (G Drakeford bt DJ Loypur 4-2 L Herbert bt R Elward 7-6 Z Murray bt R Herron 5-4 M Hinkley bt J Usher 4-3 F Droop bt B Henderson 3-1 T Couling lost to D Seymour 1 down J lett lsot to J Lee 1 down), YARRA VALLEY 4 bt SOUTHERN 3 (A Schonewille bt A McCoy 1 up A Roberts bt J Besley at 22nd K Duncan bt L Cain at 19th A Ahern lost to M Long 4-3 C Maurel lost to E Barclay 2-1 D Shimmin bt J Ford at 19th A Msonda-Johnson lost to T Vallence 6-5). Div 3 at Rossdale: Rossdale 4 bt Huntingdale 3, Keysborough 7 bt Yering Meadows 0, Royal Melbourne 4 bt Kew 3, Rosanna 5 bt Peninsula 2. Div 4 at Northern: Northern 5 bt Goonawarra 2, Cranbourne 4 bt Gisborne 2, Medway 4 bt Eynesbury 3, Patterson River 4 bt Heidelberg 3. WOMEN: Div 1 at Victoria: YARRA VALLEY 4 bt VICTORIA 3 (C Bryant bt K Matsumoto at 20th G Thiry bt O Kline 1 up C Tan lost to S Thompson at 19th B Gilson lost to L Callow 1 down S Fernanado lost to A Gavardinas 5-3 L Nayna bt B Chignell 5-3 N Bickerton bt J Layton 3-2), SOUTHERN 4 bt COMMONWEALTH 3 (H Pascoe bt L Griffin 1 up G O’Callaghan bt L Briers 1 up C Odgers lost to S Laird 5-4 J Sellen lost to K Kennedy 4-2 N Crothers bt J Clyde 4-2 C Besley lost to E Pollock 4-2 A Johnson bt A Alston 3-2), HUNTINGDALE 6 bt WOODLANDS 1 (B Ling bt T Singham 3-2 E Smith lost to A Dunn 3-2 K Do bt B Hill 3-1 H Gellatly bt N Martin at 19th C McSaveney bt E Jones 5-4 L Teo bt J Furlong 4-3 T Kudelka bt K Smith 5-4), METROPOLITAN 5 bt HEIDELBERG 2 (S Oh bt J Borgolotto 3-1 M Hui bt S Robinson 4-3 S Anderson bt J Fletcher 5-4 G Ednie bt E Sinclair 6-5 T Crewes lost to I Noack 2-1 D Baulch lost to T Hodgson 3-1 L Kinsey bt G Haberman 5-4). COLTS: Div 1 at Victoria: Commonwealth 3 bt Victoria 2, Kingswood 3-1/2 bt Kooringal 1-1/2, Waverley 3 bt Royal Melbourne 2, Yarra Yarra 4-1/2 bt Sanctuary Lakes 1/2. Div 2 at Latrobe: Southern 3 bt Woodlands 2, Kingston Heath 4 bt Heidelberg 1, Metropolitan 5 bt The Heritage 0, Northern 4-1/2 bt Long Island 1/2. Div 3 at

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young bees cop a premier reality check NPL soccer

Werribee City was handed a football lesson by powerhouse Green Gully Cavaliers in a 4-0 season opening National Premier League drubbing on the road on Sunday. Bees coach Nino Ragusa said it was always going to be a massive undertaking for his club to confront such a highly credentialled opponent first up. “If you look at the two line-ups on paper, the difference in experience and age between the two sides is really one extreme to the other,” he said. “We finalised a squad of about 20 players and the average age is under 23. “That’s been our policy for the past couple of years and that’s going to continue. “The reality is … the National Premier League is a very significant jump, and that was evident today.” The Bees were not totally out of their depth. They took the challenge right up to the Cavs

for 35 minutes but could not sustain that sort “He’s a talent, a class above anything that I of high level. have,” Ragusa said. “For 35 minutes, we were very good, on “His commitment and attitude to date has par with them,” Ragusa said. “Then, within been exceptional … he pushed really hard five minutes, we were 2-0 down – that’s the today. ruthlessness of this level. “I played him in the middle of the park, “As soon as the first goal went down, but he can play anywhere down the mentally we went a bit weak, which spine. He’s very big and very mobile is the sign of a young side … they for his size, and he’s strong.” “they could sniff the kill, which is the sign The Bees are looking forward could sniff of experience. to another tough hit-out against the kill” “It was disappointing the way Oakleigh Cannons in the Dockerty we crumbled, but it was very Cup on Saturday evening. encouraging that at least for 35 After a succession of games against minutes, up until the first goal, it was a lower-league opponents in the pre-season, fairly even game.” Ragusa is ready to expose his youngsters to Tommy Dunn was one of the best for the some of the teams they will be facing in the Bees in goals, but even he could not halt the top flight this season. Cavs’ onslaught once they found their groove. “I prefer we start playing these big sides Ryan Filipovic was one of the most week in, week out because it’s the only way damaging for the Bees, slotting into a central this young team will quickly catch up to the midfield role. standard,” he said. \ LJ

jets on right path Football

The Western Jets built a reputation as one of the toughest nuts to crack in the TAC Cup under first year coach Torin Baker last season. A fight-to-the-death attitude brought them within a whisker of victory late in most games, en route to an appearance in the second week of finals. Just days out from the Jets’ 2014 opener against semi-final conqueror Calder Cannons at Highgate Recreation Reserve, Baker has implored the new crop of players to adopt the same work ethic, desire and stubbornness as their predecessors. “I’m looking for real competitiveness among the group and a genuine effort level through the entire game, which is what we got last year,” he told the Weekly. “We were rapt with the way the boys were able to display that brand of footy. That’s the hallmark of a good side and if you can do that, generally the results pan out in your favour.” The Jets showed flashes of their best in preseason hit-outs but could not sustain it over four quarters. They need to take it up a notch to be first-round winners. “Our form has been a bit patchy over pre-season,” Baker said. “There’s certainly been some good signs, but … we haven’t put anywhere near a four-quarter performance together yet. I want to see the players play a certain way, whether it’s five minutes into the game or five minutes from the end of the game.” There is always plenty of spice when the Jets and long-time rivals Cannons square off. The rivalry has increased in recent years with a number of tight finishes between the clubs and two finals meetings. Irrespective of the opposition, round one

Hard edge: Torin Baker wants his Western Jets to be one of the hardest teams to beat again in his second year. (MICHAEL COPP)

is always much anticipated. “After a long pre-season, round one gets built up pretty big at whatever level you play and that’s certainly the case for us,” Baker said. Mitch Norton, on the comeback trail after a shoulder reconstruction, is a player to watch for the Jets. The mercurial forward could be set to show his wares in the midfield after spending most of last season closer to goal. “He’s only played six quarters of footy in the pre-season but he seems to have gone to

another level,” Baker said. Connor Menadue had a strong lead-up to the season and will be used in a variety of roles, while Liam Carter looks set to take the vacant key defensive post. Dillon Rainbow was the stand-out Jet in the final practice match against Northern Knights, working across half forward and half back. The first bounce will be at 11am, Saturday. \ LANCE JENKINSON ljenkinson@mmpgroup.com.au

plucky reds almost turn giantkillers Dockerty Cup

You would not have left Quarries Park with the impression that Hoppers Crossing was a battler, four divisions below FC Clifton Hill, in any facet other than the scoreboard after Dockerty Cup third round action on Sunday. The underdog Reds from state league 4 were supposed to be fighting out of their weight division. They were facing an opponent from state league 1, but they gave as good as they got, lacking only a killer touch in the 2-1 loss. Reds assistant coach Gus Dos Santos said it was a “bitter pill to swallow”. He said the Hoppers Crossing players had control of the game for long periods, only to fritter away their scoring opportunities. “They’re four leagues above us,” Dos Santos said. “Our boys did really well. We held our own and their side seemed a bit desperate at times. We just didn’t take our chances … that pretty much sums up our day.” The Reds were down on their luck, hitting the crossbar twice and the upright once. Kevin Smart had the travelling fans on the verge of a roar in the dying minutes, only to see his free kick ricochet of the crossbar. Liam McDermott was the Reds’ only goalscorer, with all three goals being scored in an action-packed first half. Even McDermott, one of the most influential players on the day, had kissed the woodwork with a shot moments before bulging the back of the net. “It was just reward for him,” Dos Santos said. “He got a cross at the far post, hit it first time and it deflected in.” Zia Sherzai was best-on-ground for the Reds. He made a number of his trademark marauding runs on the wing and was at times unstoppable. “His speed is always going to be dangerous,” Dos Santos said. “When he starts knocking it past players like he does, he’s hard to stop.” Under second-year coach Alfonso Opazo, the Reds are expected to be title challengers in state league 4 this season. They have recruited strongly, their retention rates are healthy and the youngsters are coming through the system. So the foundations are in place for the team to hit the ground running for round one on March 29. “There is high expectation this season,” Dos Santos said. “We’ve had a very good pre-season and a good 10-week program … we’ve got a really strong squad. “We’ll be fit and raring to go for the first round.” \ LJ MARCH 19, 2014 \ WYNDHAM WEEKLY 41


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devils’ victory fails to impress coach

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Werribee Devils held on to defeat the Eltham Wildcats 82-81 in a cliffhanger Big V basketball men’s championship season opener at the Werribee Sports and Fitness Centre on Sunday. The Devils regained the lead with 15 seconds to go, through two successful free throws from point guard Jordan Hughes. The Wildcats made one final push in the dying seconds, only for new Devils import Aaron McCuin to secure the defensive rebound and run down the clock. Devils coach Mark Hughes lauded a gritty performance from a team still getting used to its surroundings after a number of off-season changes. “It’s a new group so the hardest part is getting them all on the same page,” he said. “We had to tough it out with our defence and we just came through in the end. “To win at home is always special. You want to try and go unbeaten at home, and that’s the aim.” It was fitting that McCuin would end up with the ball at the final buzzer after a stunning 26 points and 18 rebounds on debut for the Devils. The 24-year-old, recruited from Fort Worth, Texas, via Paul Quinn College, was too much to handle on the inside for the Wildcats’ bigs. “They found it hard to stop him because he’s so strong under the boards,” Hughes said. “He just competes on every possession, which is pleasing, and he demands a bit of respect in the paint.” Jordan Hughes logged heavy minutes at the point, finishing with 25 points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals. Hughes had his shooting struggles early in the game but came up with the big plays at the important times, including the game-winning free throws. “He had a bit of a slow start, missed a few shots but then he got going in the second half and brought it home,” Hughes said.

The Werribee Devils opened their new season’s account on Saturday with a 24-point win over Sunbury Jets in Big V basketball women’s division 1. Then Devils coach Lloyd Klaman brought his team back to earth with a brutal assessment of their performance. “Even though we won the game, I wasn’t very happy,” he said. “I thought we were average at best. If we play like that against Geelong next week, we’re going to be in a lot of trouble.” The Devils were indecisive for most of the game, committing an unseemly 19 turnovers. They shot a strong 44 per cent from the field but also missed countless easy baskets under the hoop. “Offensively, we didn’t look very cohesive,” Klaman said. “We were pretty sloppy with the ball. We should’ve done a lot more damage than we did. “There’s not many times you have a 24-point win and you’re not happy, but this is one of those times.” The Devils secured the win thanks to a strong second period and a purple patch in the third. Elisha Burnette was the diamond in the rough for the Devils. The guard posted an impressive line of 22 points, five rebounds and five steals. She was one of the few efficient scorers, hitting seven-from-12 from the field and a perfect seven-from-seven from the freethrow line in her comeback game from an ankle complaint. Alex Moss provided spark off the bench for the Devils with 11 points and two three-pointers. Lisa Troyahn notched her first double-double of the season with 15 points and 11 rebounds. The Devils will face one of the hot premiership fancies, Geelong, away at The Arena on Saturday night. \ LJ

Jack in the box: Jonathan Sonda gets some serious hang time in his first game back for the Werribee Devils. (SHAWN SMITS)

“That’s what good players do.” Jordan Hughes’s workload is about to be lightened with the arrival of a second import, Rustin Dowd. Dowd can play at the one or two spot, as both distributor or shooter, and has a history of leadership roles, being a long-time captain of MidAmerica Nazarene University in Kansas City. Jonathan Sonda made a successful return to the court after a year away for study. He

scored 17 points, reeled in eight rebounds and shot a perfect 7-from-7 from the free-throw line. The Devils will play their first doubleheader of the season this weekend. They hit the road on Saturday night for a clash with McKinnon Cougars and return home for a Sunday matinee against Sherbrooke Suns. \ LANCE JENKINSON ljenkinson@mmpgroup.com.au

lack of practice games a selection bind for rep coach WRFL

Western Region Football League coach Brett Jacobs and his team of assistants have the unenviable task of trimming back the interleague squad without practice matches as a guide. The WRFL has been training for weeks, but without having players available for competitive match play, cuts are being made on training form, team balance and club practice matches. “It’s not easy,” Jacobs told the Weekly after cutting back the squad to 32. ‘‘It’s going to be even tougher next week when we have to cut 42 WYNDHAM WEEKLY \ MARCH 19, 2014

more players. That’s the role we’ve got and “They have really put their hands up and we have to make those decision and stand by are training at a high intensity,” Jacobs said. them. “They play club practice matches on “It’s all about getting the right side weekends and put their bodies on the together on the day and, hopefully, line in training so they really want to “the moving forward.” be part of it. blokes The WRFL will take on the “We did some defensive didn’t hold competitive work the other night Southern Football League at Visy back” Park at 11.15am on March 29. and the blokes didn’t hold back. The two leagues are the lowestThey were flat out, so there’s a good ranked of the six involved in the AFL vibe among the group.” Victoria Metro Championships. One of the biggest names in the WRFL Jacobs can sense a real hunger within squad, Jason Cloke, has been named captain. his squad to start making inroads on the Cloke, 31, played 76 games and kicked 10 higher-ranked competitions. goals with Collingwood, but has since played

an integral role in Spotswood’s continued success in division 1. For Jacobs, reputations mean little; it’s what the players show on the training track that matters. Cloke, along with vice-captains Jordan Robbins (Altona) and Tim Jenkins (St Albans), are head and shoulders above the rest. “He’s been a standout at training,” Jacobs said. “He’s really excited about it and we’re delighted guys like him have bought into the concept and put their hand up to be a part of it. “We want the good players to play so we’re really rapt at this stage.” \ LJ


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