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Proudly Independent Issue 139

LOCAL NEWS AND EVENTS FOR THE LITHGOW REGION

02 Decenber 2016

LithmoBros hit the target! Below L-R: Matt Trounce, Con Kazantzidis, Rich Evans, Graham Hodson Below Left: Matt post shave, Below Right: Rich post shave

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the Editor Just a small note from me this week, basically to say thank you. As you would have seen on the cover, our LithMo Bros exceeded our target for our November fundraising, and it was largely due to the support and generosity of the local community. I am now beardless, but still sporting a mighty fine moustache. I am fully aware that the ‘sacrifice’ i made is minuscule compared to the real issues men face in their health challenges, but it has been part of my identity for quite some time now, certainly all my new friends in the Central West have never known me without a beard. My youngest still tears up when he sees me, so I am at Day 2 of growing my beard back. Hopefully we have prompted a few men in to talking about health issues, and we intend to go bigger and better next year. We are now on the countdown into our Christmas break and now only have 3 more papers to go before we take a small break for the year. I will do a full wrap up in the coming weeks, but once again, I am proud of what we have achieved over this last 12 months, including the things others may label as failures, to me they were just lessons. I look forward to letting you know some of the changes coming in the next year over the next few weeks.

Another Mo Bro A big shout out to Lithgow Library team member Bruce Royal who shaved off his Moustache as part of a Boys Day In at Lithgow Library, the event was well attended and raised in excess of $300 for the cause. Well Done Bruce.

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Dear Editor, The Lithgow and Community Forum has placed a statement on their facebook page that states "...over the past few weeks or months there have been several small businesses making enquires about setting up here yet the planning department seems to be able to find a new reason to say no." A bit like the story of the vanishing hitchhiker I have heard this claim made many times and, whilst I do not know what happened when Cr Statham was Mayor, I can assure your readers that no such business has ever approached me to facilitate any discussion with Lithgow Council's planning department. My conclusion is that these businesses either do not exist or that they are not serious. Should your readers know of any business that has been treated in this manner please get them to contact me. Yours sincerely, Stephen Lesslie Mayor of Lithgow

Best of the web this week An 89-year-old english war veteran has been inundated with job offers after his ad looking for work to save him from “dying of boredom” went viral.  Joe Bartley from Paignton, Devon, retired 6 years ago, but discovered that unemployed life wasn’t for him.  Suffering from boredom and loneliness, he put an advert in his local newspaper, the Herald Express, hoping to find something to occupy his time and allow him to meet new people. Work wanted. Senior citizen 89 seeks employment in Paignton area. 20hrs+ per week. Still able to clean, light gardening, DIY and anything.  I have references. Old soldier, airborne forces.  Save me from dying of boredom! Originally published by the Herald Express (http://po.st/S64KXp)

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Grinch’s Christmas giftgiving get-out The Magpie Whisperer The world is full of insecure people who don’t want to give Christmas gifts, but they usually fold under the pressure of conformity. Ebeneezer Scrooge, the miser in Chares Dickens popular book, ‘A Christmas Carol’, should be admired for being a true individualist, even if you don’t approve of his tactics. While Scrooge’s employee relations leave something to be desired, you have to acknowledge his artistry. At Christmas gift-giving time he steadfastly adheres to his golden rule: Don’t Give. But Ebeneezer’s policies must today be tempered with a little subtlety. Non gift-giving requires a twenty-first century approach, and it’s this I’m interested in. Not because I want to save money, but as a matter of self-preservation. So, for the benefit of those individualists wanting to avoid the hazards of gift-giving, here are my suggestions: For the beginner, there’s a well-used but still workable method. In the lead-up to Christmas, find a reason to stop speaking to anyone who expects a gift from you. But make a point to patch things up after the holidays. This method does have a couple of shortcomings. You can only use it once without arousing suspicion, and you won’t get a gift from them! For the sentamentalist, amnesia is an excellent onetime ploy. You simply lose your memory through the festive season. No one expects a gift, because you don’t know who you or any of your friends are. More sophisticated non-givers may prefer the direct attack technique. On Christmas morning, telephone all the people to whom you didn’t send gifts. Ask them if it was the right size or colour, depending on the kind of gift you didn’t send. You’ll get one of two reactions: The ones who don’t want to hurt your feelings will tell you that they love it, and you’re in the clear. The honest ones will come straight out with the news your gift never arrived. You then express shock, then remorse, then offer a highly indignant apology. Tell them that you’re going to take the store responsible to task for causing so much embarassment and mental anguish. Very soon, all will be forgotten. The Christmas season can be so festive and genial that there are still times when I feel the gift-giving urge. When that happens, I try to recall the joyful words uttered by Tiny Tim, as he opened his presents on Christmas morning. But, fortunately, I’m never able to remember them..!

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Sun shines on 2nd (NEW) Festival of the Valley Amazing spring weather arrived on Sunday to ensure the second annual (New) Festival of the Valley could go off without a hitch.

The event was noticeably larger than last year’s inaugural event, with many more market stalls both inside and out, more displays, and performers and most notably, more attendees. Festival organiser, Macgregor Ross, was very pleased with the event. “I’m very pleased with the show, it took a significant step up. We are hopeful we can return to the Main Street parade in years to come that the original Festival was known for,” he said. A special mention should go to Lucas Blanchard who with only 3 weeks notice managed to organise an emergency services expo that he hopes to expand on in coming years and maybe even integrate into other annual events. The small expo showcased the talents of the SES, Lithgow VRA & the St Johns ambulance. A highlight was the VRA team demonstrating how they cut people from vehicles in accident situations. The event also showcase the talents of many local dance groups, singers and musicians, with a dedicated area for some of the regions more rock focussed acts, known as the RUST metal stage. “I’d just ike to thank all the stall holders, performers, sponsors and especially the people that came out on the day and made it a great success,” concluded Macgregor. Pictured: from top left clockwise: Ceane Towers and daughter Jannali: Perform Welcome to Country; Lithgow Lions Club BBQ; Lithgow City Band; this Industrial beast comes from Oberon. All photos by Macgregor Ross

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Stay safe on the land this harvest As harvest is in full swing across the cropping districts of NSW, Member for Bathurst Paul Toole is reminding machinery operators to remain vigilant when working near overhead powerlines and power poles. “Travelling around the electorate I’m seeing a lot of bailing and grain harvesting. A sign of great cropping season, and a timely reminder to ensure harvest machinery is kept at least three metres clear from the electricity network to ensure the safety of agricultural workers. “Growing up on a farm, I know harvest time is hectic, however, it pays to check the location of powerlines and poles before operating or relocating machinery to minimise the risk of electrical incidents,” Mr Toole said. Last season there were numerous incidents of machinery contact with the network resulting in significant costs to individuals, loss of production, damage to power infrastructure and inconvenience to the wider community due to loss of supply. Local electricity network supplier Essential Energy recommends workers complete a pre-work safety assessment before harvesting. This may include a farm risk assessment to identify the location of potential electrical hazards, such as stay wires and power poles, and applying effective controls to work safely around these hazards. “Use safety observers to guide machinery movements and always lower harvest machinery to the transport position before relocating. “It’s important to also monitor weather conditions during harvest time as powerlines can sag in the heat, sway in the wind and be hard to see at dawn and dusk. “Ground level markers serve as an extra reminder for machinery operators to ‘Look Up and Live’ when working near the electricity network,” said Mr Toole. To report an incident involving the electricity network, call Essential Energy on 13 20 80 or Triple-0 (000) if the situation is life-threatening.

NEW CAMPAIGN TO BOOST EMPLOYMENT OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY Minister John Ajaka, Kyle McDonald and Paul Toole MP 9with studentds from Carenne Public School) A new campaign has been launched aimed at boosting the employment of people with disability. Local Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said the 2016 Don’t DIS my ABILITY campaign seeks to mobilise and inspire people with disability, and the broader community, by highlighting the career successes of people with disability. The theme for the 2016 campaign is “I can, I am.” “The evidence and statistics are absolutely clear – employment is a significant, persistent issue for people with disability,” Mr Toole said. “Frankly, it’s not good enough. We need to do more if we are going to change the status quo. “This campaign is about changing people’s mindset and attitudes and ultimately, boosting employment of people with disability.” This year’s Don’t DIS my ABILITY campaign brings to life the employment stories of four people in film.

The videos provide an inside view to their individual experiences in the workplace and about the work that inspires them. They illustrate that no matter what the circumstances, with the right support, a person with disability can be the right person for the job. The 2016 Don’t DIS my ABILITY campaign runs from 21 November until 11 December 2016, and is timed to celebrate International Day of People with Disability on 3 December 2016. Boosting employment of people with disability and making NSW more inclusive are key priorities of the landmark NSW Disability Inclusion Act and the innovative NSW Disability Inclusion Plan. To learn more about the campaign and current events or find out about your employment options as a job seeker or an employer, please visit www.dontdismyability.com.au.

Lithgow High and the Business Community come together Wednesday morning saw members of the local business community, council and govt services come together for the launch of Lithgow High Schools initiative to ensure their students have access to local work experience opportunities in 2017. “A lovely cross-section of community members and businesses attended our first Business Breakfast this morning, we thank each and everyone of you for taking time out of your busy schedules to be part of the morning. Your support of our school is greatly appreciated and we look forward to working with you in 2017. Thank you to our fabulous students for catering and serving today, you are a credit to our school.” said a Lithgow High School Representative. “We are very supportive of this type of program and from my own experience, it can be very beneficial,” said Lithgow District Chamber of Commerce President, Graham Hodson

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School’s Spectacular sets new World Record

“Create 4 Wellbeing” Art Exhibition Create 4 Wellbeing art group will be holding an exhibition of their works at the Lithgow Library during December. Create 4 Wellbeing, part of the Recover Wellbeing  program run through Catholic Care Social Services, is a weekly art group that provides a safe, calm and reflective space for those in need of mental respites. The program offers an opportunity for participants to forget everyday worries and become lost in the joy of creativity. “Art is a great way for people to work through the stresses of life and express their emotions,” said Lithgow City Council Mayor Stephen Lesslie. “It is fabulous that the Library can provide a space for the Wellbeing group to meet and display their work.” The group meets every Thursday at the Lithgow Library Learning Centre and has spent the year creating beautiful works of art. They are looking forward to displaying some of their works to the community and invite everyone to come along and view the exhibition.

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5,500 New South Wales school students last week took part in a historic moment when they set a Guinness World Records title. The group, including students from Lithgow Public School, was part of the Department of Education’s Schools Spectacular and has been certified by the global authority on record breaking as achieving the title for the Largest Amateur Variety Act. The Schools Spectacularis an annual event, which showcases the talent in NSW public schools and features a variety of acts including a choir, symphony orchestra, stage band and solo performers.

2016 is the event’s biggest year yet with 5,500 students performing and to mark the occasion, the Department of Education arranged the Official Guinness World Records attempt.  Guinness World Records adjudicator, Solvej Malouf was on hand to verify the title, saying, “It was a pleasure to award this Guinness World Records title to such a talented group of students. There was a great energy in the room throughout the entire event and everyone was so excited when the certificate was awarded. Congratulations to the Department of Education and all involved in the Schools Spectacular.” This year was the Schools Spectacular’s 33rd year. Today was the first of the two-dayevent taking place at Oudos Bank Arena at Sydney Olympic Park.

“Ever wanted to sit under a swaying palm tree on a tropical island sipping a drink and strumming the ukulele?” asked Mayor Stephen Lesslie. You can now start strumming with the new Lithgow Library Beginners Ukulele Group. “Many people do not have the opportunity to learn music or participate in social groups. The ukulele group will provide a fun and free opportunity for people to get together, meet someone new and learn a new skill in a fun and safe setting,” said Cr Stephen Lesslie. The Library has purchased ukuleles that you can use when you come to the group. We will be learning to strum and sing along with this beautiful and easy instrument. Everyone is welcome to come and join in, even if you’ve never played an instrument before. Learning in a group can be great fun and is a supportive and interesting way to gain a new skill and make new friends. The ukulele group will be held every Tuesday from 10:30am in the Library study room and is completely free. There will be tea and coffee available as well.

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In great news for communities in Calare, four new mobile phone towers will be rolled out under Round 2 of the Australian Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program. Napoleon Reef (between Bathurst and Lithgow), Hargraves, South Cadia and Summer Hill Creek near Ophir will all receive new towers to ensure our communities are better connected. Mobile black spots are a constant source of irritation to country people, so it's great to see these black spots finally being cleared up!

MOBILE BLACK SPOT UPDATE The folks out in Hampton/Kanimbla Valley/Lowther have been very passionate about getting their mobile reception issues sorted. Before the last election and prior to me becoming the Federal MP, mobile phone carriers put in submissions/applications for Round 2 of the Australian Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program. Telstra did not put in an application for Hampton/Kanimbla Valley/Lowther as it was deemed commercially unviable. While I’m disappointed that Telstra didn’t put in a submission/application for round two, round three will open in early 2017 which specifically targets these commercially unviable sites. We haven’t given up and I’ll be fighting to get a Hampton/Kanimbla Valley/Lowther tower sorted in round three.

CLEARER FOOD LABEL CHANGES ENTER PARLIAMENT Sweeping changes to Australia’s country of origin labelling program have come before the Parliament this week, which will deliver more information to Australians about the products they purchase. Consumers and producers have long been calling for clearer labelling information, including where products are made, produced or grown; as well as stricter definitions of what “Made in Australia from local and imported ingredients” means. Food produced, grown or made in Australia will have the kangaroo logo, while a text and bar chart will show the percentage of Australian ingredients. For imported foods, the label will clearly show the country of origin. The new labels will give you the information needed to quickly and easily make informed decisions about the food you buy for you and your family.

RUNS ON THE BOARD FOR CALARE Backpacker Tax axed (if it gets through the Senate) $545,050 for Lithgow’s Blast Furnace Project $965,020 for the Bathurst Rail Museum $1.2 million to fix the infamous dog leg bridge on Peisley Street at Orange $395,500 for new overtaking lanes on the Cargo Road, west of Orange $1.42 million to upgrade Clergate Road in Orange $1.5 million for pavement strengthening and realignment of Browns Creek Road at Blayney Superannuation reforms sorted $10.9m for the Manildra Solar Farm $400,000 for Australian Functional Foods to develop products from waste grade fruit such as cherries and plums $891,525 to Bioprocessing Australia for a fermentation process to produce high quality protein food and feed yeast $60,000 for upgrades to the Marjorie Jackson playing fields in Lithgow

LITHGOW TO RECEIVE HIGHEST BROADBAND SPEEDS IN THE REGION The NBN network for Lithgow is currently being designed and due for completion in July 2017. Construction is on track to commence after the design work is complete and will begin in the second half of 2017. The Australian Government does not control the NBN construction program. This is carried out by a separate company, NBN Co, which is building the network. I am aware that constituents in the Lithgow area are keen to see the NBN connected as soon as possible and to this end I have contacted Mr Bill Morrow, CEO of NBN Co, to request that construction be brought forward. I will keep the community updated on the response I receive. In good news for Lithgow, it seems that first in is not necessarily best dressed. Because the NBN roll-out is occurring later in Lithgow than some other places in the Central West, the latest advances in technology will mean that Lithgow will gain Fibre-To-The-Curb (FTTC), which other areas will not have. This new technology will mean largely doing away the need for NBN cabinet boxes on nature strips (which some people don’t like). More importantly, it means more fibre-optic cable is used which will deliver incredibly faster broadband for Lithgow residents and businesses. It’s a game changer that will deliver speeds which will be the envy of other areas. Lithgow is on track for the most advanced network in the electorate and other parts of the region may well end up wishing they had received their NBN when Lithgow did.

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SHOP SMALL THIS CHRISTMAS As Australians prepare to spend around $50 billion in the lead up to Christmas, I’m encouraging locals to shop small in our community. Christmas is a vital injection of cash and confidence into our community and a chance to help our small businesses employ more local – particularly young people – and keep that money flowing around our local economy. From the many local stores which have unique gifts to small businesses which sell the groceries necessary for the festive season, there is nothing we need this Christmas which Calare small businesses don’t sell.

The Bathurst Electorate office is located on the corner of Keppel and Bentinck St and is open from 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday. Andrew is also available to meet in Lithgow by appointment. If you wish to arrange a time to meet with Andrew, please contact the electorate office on (02) 6331 0524.

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Styling Your Property For Sale Television shows like the Block have proven particularly popular in recent years and have highlighted Australia’s enduring fascination with property. By Christine Dodson, R & W Lithgow Not only have these shows captured the attention of a property loving nation, but they’ve also shown homeowners across the country that they too can engage in DIY projects with great results, though having said that, there are many tasks which are best left to the professionals. If you have plans to put your property on the market and you’re considering styling your home before you do so, bear the following points in mind, whether you choose to put your DIY skills to the test, or leave everything in the capable hands of the pros. When is a property in need of styling? Generally speaking, most properties are in need of styling before they’re listed on the market, with some homes in need of more attention more than others.  However, you must also be aware that if your property is relatively inexpensive, or is in a condition in which any interested party would only be interested in it because they plan to renovate it immediately, then styling may not only be superfluous, but could also represent a waste of money.

The stuning art deco foyer of this year’s Block. If your property is empty, i.e. devoid of furniture, dirty, messy, or decorated in poor taste, then styling will most definitely be in your best interests, and could help you to get a higher selling price. Understand what potential buyers will look for It’s not only important to understand what potential buyers look for in a property, but also what will make them wary. This is a good point to make because many sellers go to such great lengths to make their properties appealing, but only succeed in making potential buyers suspicious of what lies beneath the surface. Buyers expect properties to look somewhat ‘lived in’, so don’t clean to the point of making your home appear sterile, and don’t try to make it too homely either because potential homebuyers want to envisage themselves, and not your family, living there. Some top tips from real estate agents to help you style and present your home for sale include airing out the house, removing pets and pet paraphernalia for the day, clearing out the garage and any mess lying about the house, displaying fresh towels in the bathroom and fresh flowers in the kitchen and dining areas, mowing the lawn,

and sorting out cupboards and wardrobes so they look neat and tidy. Create a property presentation/styling checklist Additionally, create a property presentation/styling checklist so that everything that needs to be prepared for the inspection hasn’t been overlooked. If there are things that need fixing before inspection day, make sure they’re all fixed in advance. The benefits of styling your property before putting it on the market include a higher sales price – as much as 7.5 to 12.5 percent according to one Australian study – a greater number of parties taking an interest in your property, and a quicker sale. Christine is an experienced and skilled real estate specialist who works at Richardson & Wrench Lithgow. She can be contacted on 02 6351 3422 or at www.facebook.com/ lithgow.randw

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One of Lithgow’s favourite eateries is undergoing some changes ready for the Christmas Season.

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The Lithgow Tin Shed, formerly known as Salud to many, has refined it’s menu, made some subtle changes to the branding and is ready to ensure your Christmas party or meal out is a experience to remember for all the right reasons this Christmas. “People always called us the Tin Shed anyway thanks to the old name on the front of the building, so we decided to just run with it and not confuse people from out of town,” said owner of The Tin Shed, Tania Aussel. The new menu continues to showcase regionally sourced produce in an unfussy manner, giving diners a fantastic array of dishes to choose from. One of the main differences in the new menu is the amount of preparation that will now be done on site with a range of pasta, breads and even yoghurts now being produced by the talented kitchen team. There will also be changes coming for the Pizza menu in the new year as their signature wood fired pizza range gets a shake up. The Tin Shed has become a firm favourite with the diners of Lithgow for great food, great atmosphere and staff that feel like family. Make sure you book your Christmas Party soon so you don’t miss out!

You can contact The Lithgow Tin Shed on 6352 1740 for bookings or drop in to 69 Bridge Street Lithgow.

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Increasingly parents are looking for toys that are well made and well designed, provide multiple play activities and will entertain and engage their child for extended periods. Kiddingabout sells high quality toys that will foster your child's creativity, imagination and development. Toys that will last the distance and be passed on down through the family. Fran (the owner) is a qualified Early Childhood teacher and chooses toys for the store using her knowledge and experience of young children's development. Donna and Cathy are both parents of young children and have experience in early childhood education. We are always willing to help you find the perfect toy for your child's age and interests. We have a great selection of toys for Christmas with more arriving every week. In this week’s guide we feature some great toys for under 3's that promote large muscle development, balance and coordination - whilst having heaps of fun, of course!

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7 DAY TV GUIDE WANTED By Kellie Evans

Pick Of The Week Wanted on Sunday 4th December on 7Mate at 9:00pm

Starring the enigmatic Angelina Jolie (no longer Pitt!) as Fox, Morgan Freeman as Sloan and James McAvoy as Wesley. Strap yourself in for a very wild ride. Wesley (McAvoy) is a stuck in a dead end job and an awful girlfriend that is cheating on him with his supposed best friend. Not much of a life! That is until he meets Fox (Jolie) and is quickly and violently introduced to the world of TheF Fraternity - a group of extremely talented assassins. A stellar ensemble cast! White certainly not one for the kids, this movie is a fantastic action filled flick that you will thoroughly enjoy!

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France 24 English News Deutsche Welle News Al Jazeera English News Italian News Filipino News French News Greek News German News Spanish News Arabic News Turkish News PBS NewsHour Small Business Secrets ISU Figure Skating Cape to Cape MTB Lost Kingdoms of Central America 5:30 Bon appetit: Gerard Depardieu’s Europe 6:30 SBS World News 7:30 Secrets of Britain 8:30 What We Do in the Shadows 10:05 RocKwiz 11:00 Live: EPL: Man City v Chelsea

SBS2

5:30 6:10 6:30 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:05 9:40 10:20 11:00 11:35 12:05 12:30 1:00

Indonesian News Hong Kong News Chinese News Russian News Polish News Hungarian News Macedonian News Croatian News Serbian News Portuguese News NHK Japanese News Punjabi News Hindi News Dutch News A-League Melbourne Victory v Perth Glory 3:10 VICE News Tonight 4:10 States of Undress 5:55 If You Are the One 7:05 VICE World of Sports 7:35 Weediquette 8:30 Wish I Was Here 10:35 Garden State

ABC

5:00 rage 11:00 QI 12:01 Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries 1:00 The Level 1:48 Births, Deaths and Marriages 2:35 Life at 9 3:35 Koalas: Slow Life In The Fast Lane 4:31 Landline 5:00 Dream Build 5:09 Grand Designs Abroad 5:59 QI 7:00 ABC News 7:31 Doc Martin 8:20 Grantchester 9:08 Inspector George Gently 10:38 Call the Midwife 11:38 rage

ABC2

6:00 Children’s Programs 3:59 Bananas in Pyjamas 4:12 Ready, Steady, Wiggle! 4:23 Tree Fu Tom 4:46 Timmy Time 5:01 Ready, Jet, Go! 5:26 Kazoops 5:35 Peppa Pig 5:51 Fireman Sam 6:03 Hoot Hoot Go! 6:11 Octonauts 6:23 Peter Rabbit 6:38 Charlie and Lola 6:51 Shaun the Sheep 7:02 Spicks and Specks 7:31 Penn and Teller: Fool Us 8:12 Would I Lie to You? 8:42 Rosehaven 9:11 Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff 9:55 Comedy Next Gen 10:53 Inside Amy Schumer 11:16 Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends

PRIME 7

5:30 Brand Developers - Powerfit Gym 6:30 Brand Developers - Paint Runner 7:00 Weekend Sunrise 10:00 The Morning Show - Weekend 12:00 2016 Australian PGA 5:00 Seven News 5:30 Luxury Escapes 6:00 Seven News 7:00 Schools Spectacular 2016 10:00 2016 Victorian State Schools Spectacular 12:00 Mr Selfridge

6:00 2:26 2:55 3:23 3:36

ABC3

Children’s Programs Officially Amazing Good Game SP You’re Skitting Me The Penguins of Madagascar 4:01 Odd Squad 4:12 Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch 4:30 Bushwhacked! 5:05 So Awkward 5:35 TMNT 5:58 The Legend of Korra 6:25 House of Anubis 6:50 Kick 6:55 The Adventures of Figaro Pho 7:03 Horrible Histories 7:32 Deadly 60 8:00 Degrassi: The Next Generation 8:22 Adventure Time 8:45 Stoked 9:07 Heart and Soul

WIN

5:30 Home Shopping 6:00 Fishing Edge 6:30 Everyday Gourmet 7:00 RPM 8:00 Family Feud 8:30 Weekend Feast 9:30 Studio 10: Saturday 12:00 Supercars 6:00 Territory Cops 6:30 Scorpion 7:30 MacGyver 8:30 Hawaii Five-O 9:30 NCIS: Los Angeles 10:30 Elementary 11:30 48 Hours

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TEN

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Good Morning America Paw Patrol Dora the Explorer Weekend Today Today Extra - Saturday Hot in Cleveland Ground Floor Men Don’t Leave Story of the Aust. Firefighters Calendar 4:30 Cows For Cambodia 5:00 Nine News: First at Five 5:30 Customs 6:00 Nine News Saturday 7:00 Puss in Boots 8:45 Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Part 2 11:15 Stargate: The Ark of Truth

GEM

5:30 Home Shopping 6:05 Pokemon 7:00 Lexi & Lotti Dynamic Detectives 7:30 Baby Animals In Our World 8:00 Totally Wild 8:30 Scope 9:05 The Loop 11:35 Neighbours 2:05 Charmed 5:00 Frasier 6:00 Diary of a Wimpy Kid 8:00 Fresh Off the Boat 9:00 New Girl 10:00 Sex and the City 11:20 The Loop

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7TWO

6:00 Brand Developers House - 8:00 Calls to the Rescue 9:00 Room for Improvement 10:00 Brand Developers Paint Runner Pro 10:30 House Wreck Rescue 11:30 Australia’s Best Houses 12:00 The Travel Bug 1:00 Home in WA 1:30 Great South East 2:00 Creek to Coast 2:30 Queensland Weekender 3:00 WA Weekender 3:30 Sydney Weekender 4:00 Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations 5:00 New Zealand: From Above 6:00 Mighty Ships 7:00 Escape to the Country 10:00 2016 Victorian State Schools Spectacular 12:00 The Border

ONE

6:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre 7:20 GEM Presents 7:30 Foot Support 8:00 Danoz 8:30 Home Shopping 9:00 River Cottage: Summer’s Here 10:05 Monarch of the Glen 11:15 Saraband for Dead Lovers 1:15 The Monte Carlo Story 3:20 Khartoum 6:00 Vacation, Vacation, Vacation 7:20 The Great British Sewing Bee 8:40 The Great Chelsea Garden Challenge 9:50 River Cottage: Vegetables 10:50 World’s Most Expensive Food 11:50 Are You Being Served?

7MATE

6:00 Pro Bull Riding 8:00 Bambillo Mattress Topper 8:30 Brand Developers Bowflex Max Trainer 9:00 Dream Car Garage 9:30 Harley Davidson TV 10:00 Fifth Gear 11:00 MXTV 11:30 Classic Car Rescue 12:30 STIHL Timbersports Series 1:00 River to Reef 1:30 AFN Fishing Show 2:30 Adventure Angler 3:00 The Next Level 3:30 Mark Berg’s Fishing Addiction 4:30 Big Angry Fish 5:30 Ultimate Fishing 6:30 Deadly Seas 7:30 Cowboys of the Sea 8:30 Wicked Tuna 9:30 American Hoggers 10:30 Outback Hunters 11:30 What Went Down 12:00 Wicked Tuna

SBS FOOD

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7 DAY TV GUIDE SUNDAY 04 DECEMBER 5:45 6:00 6:30 7:00 7:30 8:10 8:40 9:30

SBS ONE

France 24 Feature France 24 English News Deutsche Welle News Al Jazeera English News Italian News Filipino News French News Premier League: Man City v Chelsea 12:00 Arabic News 12:30 Turkish News 1:00 Speedweek 3:00 Live: NBL: Melbourne Utd v NZ Breakers 5:00 Small Business Secrets 5:35 After Hitler 6:30 SBS World News 7:30 This is Greece with Michael Scott 8:30 Shakespeare’s Tomb 9:25 The Hollow Crown 12:00 Battle of Kings: Bannockburn

SBS2

6:10 International News 8:00 Maltese News 8:30 Macedonian News 9:00 PopAsia 10:00 Croatian News 10:30 Serbian News 11:00 NHK Japanese News 11:35 Punjabi News 12:05 Hindi News 12:30 Dutch News 1:00 VS Arashi 1:55 Survivor Games 3:10 Dead Set On Life 4:30 VICE World of Sports 5:00 Cyberwar 6:00 If You Are the One 7:10 Great Minds 7:35 South Park 8:05 Balls Deep 8:30 States of Undress 9:25 Black Market 10:20 Full Frontal with Samantha Bee 10:50 South Park 11:20 Weediquette

ABC

5:00 rage 7:00 Weekend Breakfast 9:01 Insiders 10:00 Offsiders 10:32 Australia Wide 11:02 The World This Week 11:31 Songs of Praise 12:01 A Taste of Landline 12:30 Back Roads 1:00 Wild Life At the Zoo 1:30 The Mix 2:00 W-League 4:33 Gruen Planet 5:09 Doc Martin 5:58 QI 7:00 ABC News 7:42 Joanna Lumley’s Japan 8:31 Poldark 9:33 Carlotta 11:06 Hockney

ABC2

6:00 Children’s Programs 3:15 Teacup Travels 3:30 Play School 4:00 Bananas in Pyjamas 4:12 Ready, Steady, Wiggle! 4:23 Tree Fu Tom 4:47 Timmy Time 5:00 The Gruffalo 5:27 The Gruffalo’s Child 5:53 Fireman Sam 6:03 Hoot Hoot Go! 6:11 Octonauts 6:22 Peter Rabbit 6:38 Charlie and Lola 6:51 Shaun the Sheep 7:02 Spicks and Specks 7:31 The Hoarder Next Door 8:19 The Checkout: Snack Size 8:30 Citizenfour 10:19 Four Corners 11:04 Sex Box 11:52 Inside Amy Schumer

PRIME 7

5:30 Brand Developers - Powerfit Gym 6:00 Home Shopping 7:00 Weekend Sunrise 10:00 The Morning Show - Weekend 12:00 2016 Australian PGA 5:00 Seven News 5:30 Sydney Weekender 6:00 Seven News 8:00 Border Security: America’s Frontline 8:30 The Shawshank Redemption 11:30 Car Crash TV 12:00 The Big Adventure

ABC3

6:00 Children’s Programs 2:53 Sunday Sessions 3:23 Winston Steinburger & Dudley Ding Dong 3:35 The Penguins of Madagascar 4:00 Odd Squad 4:12 Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch 4:31 Bushwhacked! 5:06 So Awkward 5:35 TMNT 5:58 The Legend of Korra 6:26 House of Anubis 6:55 The Adventures of Figaro Pho 7:03 Horrible Histories 7:31 Deadly 60 8:00 Degrassi: The Next Generation 8:22 Adventure Time 8:45 Stoked 9:07 Heart and Soul 9:33 rage

MONDAY 05 DECEMBER SBS ONE

6:00 8:10 8:40 9:30 10:30 11:00 12:00 12:30 1:00 2:00

International News Filipino News French News Greek News German News Spanish News Arabic News Turkish News Al Jazeera News Andre Rieu: Falling In Love Maastricht 3:00 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup 4:00 Coasts of Ireland 4:55 The Incredible Spice Men 5:30 Letters and Numbers 6:00 Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey 6:30 SBS World News 7:30 The Supervet 8:30 OJ Simpson: Murder in America 10:15 VICE World of Sports 10:45 SBS World News 11:15 The World Game 11:50 Rectify

SBS2

6:10 International News 9:40 Serbian News 10:20 Portuguese News 11:00 NHK Japanese News 11:35 Punjabi News 12:05 Hindi News 12:30 Dutch News 1:00 Urdu News 1:30 Tamil News 2:00 Thai News 2:30 Sri Lankan 3:00 Bangla News 3:30 Romanian News 4:00 Man Vs Fly 4:05 Daria 4:35 VICE News Tonight 5:05 Dead Set On Life 5:35 If You Are the One 6:35 VICE World of Sports 7:00 VICE News Tonight 7:30 The Feed 8:00 Travel Man 8:30 F*** That’s Delicious 9:25 Dead Set On Life 10:20 The Rise

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ABC

5:00 Insiders 6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:00 ABC News Mornings 10:00 One Plus One 10:29 Australian Story 11:01 QI 12:00 ABC News at Noon 12:59 Gardening Australia 1:29 Catalyst 1:59 Poldark 3:01 Joanna Lumley’s Japan 3:49 The Bill 4:14 Murder, She Wrote 5:00 ABC News: Early Edition 5:30 The Drum 6:00 QI 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:02 Back Roads 8:33 Restoration Man 9:21 Who Flew First: Challenging the Wrights 10:17 Silent Witness 11:17 The Mix 11:47 PGA Tour Golf Highlights

ABC2

6:00 Children’s Programs 4:00 Bananas in Pyjamas 4:12 Ready, Steady, Wiggle! 4:23 Tree Fu Tom 4:47 Timmy Time 5:01 Ready, Jet, Go! 5:26 Kazoops 5:36 Peppa Pig 5:50 Fireman Sam 6:03 Hoot Hoot Go! 6:11 Octonauts 6:23 Peter Rabbit 6:38 Charlie and Lola 6:51 Shaun the Sheep 7:01 Spicks and Specks 7:32 Class 8:19 Gruen Planet: Cutdowns 8:30 Louis Theroux: USA’s Most Dangerous Pets 9:31 Humans 10:12 The Checkout: Snack Size 10:21 Inside Amy Schumer 10:44 Peep Show 11:12 Citizenfour

PRIME 7

5:30 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 Stolen Youth 2:00 The Daily Edition 3:00 The Chase 4:00 Seven News at 4 5:00 The Chase Australia 6:00 Prime7 News 7:00 Home and Away 7:30 Ice: The Scourge of Regional Australia 8:30 Gladiator 11:40 Car Crash TV

WIN

5:00 Inspiration Ministeries 6:00 Mass for You at Home 6:30 Hillsong 7:00 Joseph Prince: New Creation Church 7:30 Joel Osteen 8:00 Fishing Australia 8:30 Everyday Gourmet 9:00 Animal Extra 9:30 Studio 10: Sunday 12:00 Supercars 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 All Star Family Feud 7:30 Modern Family 8:30 We Bought a Zoo 11:05 48 Hours

GO!

6:00 8:00 8:30 9:00 10:00 11:00 11:30 12:00

Home Shopping World Sport GT Academy Puppy Academy 24-7 Heroes Operation Repo Snap Happy Far Flung With Gary Mehigan 1:00 Megafactories: Wargaming 2:00 Monster Jam 4:00 Mega Breakdown 5:00 People of the Vines 5:30 IFISH 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 M*A*S*H 7:30 NCIS: Los Angeles 8:30 Echo - An Unforgettable Elephant 9:30 Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines 11:30 Undercover Boss USA

WIN

4:30 6:00 6:30 7:00 8:00 8:30 11:00 12:00 1:00 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00 6:00 6:30 7:30 8:30 9:30 11:00 11:30

6:00 2:45 2:57 3:22 3:35

ABC3

Children’s Programs Get Ace Steam Punks! Jamie’s Got Tentacles The Penguins of Madagascar 4:00 Odd Squad 4:11 Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch 4:31 Bushwhacked! 5:00 BtN Newsbreak 5:06 So Awkward 5:35 TMNT 5:58 The Legend of Korra 6:25 House of Anubis 6:50 BtN Newsbreak 7:01 Horrible Histories 7:30 Nowhere Boys: Two Moons Rising 8:02 Degrassi: The Next Generation 8:23 Adventure Time 8:46 Stoked 9:08 Heart and Soul 9:35 rage

CBS This Morning Family Feud Everyday Gourmet WIN’s All Australian News Entertainment Tonight Studio 10 The Talk Dr. Phil Bondi Vet Entertainment Tonight Alive and Cooking Judge Judy My Market Kitchen Ben’s Menu The Bold & the Beautiful TEN Eyewitness News First at Five WIN News The Project All Star Family Feud Life In Pieces Just For Laughs The Odd Couple WIN’s All Australian News

GO!

5:30 Whacked Out Sports 6:00 Home Shopping 8:00 Megafactories: Assembly Line 9:00 Attenborough’s Nature’s Great Events 10:00 M*A*S*H 11:00 Hogan’s Heroes 12:00 WIN’s All Australian News 1:00 Matlock 2:00 Nash Bridges 3:00 Jake and the Fatman 4:00 Diagnosis Murder 5:00 Star Trek: The Next Generation 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 M*A*S*H 7:30 Undercover Boss USA 8:30 Man on Fire 11:30 The League

TEN

5:30 6:00 6:30 7:00 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 1:30 6:00 6:30 10:20 11:20

Wesley Impact Paw Patrol Dora the Explorer Weekend Today In Conversation With Alex Malley MySurf TV The Wild Life of Tim Faulkner Ride, Vaquero! One Day Series Australia v NZ Nine News Sunday One Day Series Australia v NZ 60 Minutes Public Morals

GEM

6:30 Victorious 7:35 Pokemon 8:30 Scaredy Squirrel 9:00 TMNT 10:00 Lexi & Lotti Dynamic Detectives 10:30 TMNT 11:00 The Brady Bunch 12:00 Family Ties 1:00 Cheers 2:00 Becker 3:00 Everybody Loves Raymond 4:00 The King of Queens 5:00 Frasier 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 Everybody Loves Raymond 7:30 The Simpsons 8:30 The Graham Norton Show 9:30 Party Down South 10:30 Sex and the City 11:50 The King of Queens

TEN

5:30 Today 9:00 Today Extra 11:30 Nine Morning News 12:00 Ellen 1:00 Romantic Comedy 3:00 Nine News Now 4:00 Nine Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 Nine News 7:00 A Current Affair 7:30 RBT 8:30 Mission: Impossible 10:45 Person of Interest 11:45 Undateable

GEM

6:05 Pound Puppies 6:30 Sidekick 7:05 Cardfight!! Vanguard G 7:35 Pokemon 8:00 Totally Wild 8:35 My Little Pony 9:00 Bob the Builder 9:30 Crocamole 10:00 Dr. Quinn 11:00 JAG 12:00 Elementary 2:00 Becker 3:00 Everybody Loves Raymond 4:05 The King of Queens 5:00 Frasier 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 Everybody Loves Raymond 7:00 The Simpsons 7:30 How I Met Your Mother 8:00 Fresh Off the Boat 9:00 The Blair Witch Project 11:00 Scream Queens 12:00 The Late Late Show

7TWO

5:30 Global Shop - Bissell Revolution 6:00 Home Shopping 7:30 Leading the Way 8:00 David Jeremiah 8:30 Home Shopping 9:30 Inside Volleyball 10:00 Home and Away 1:00 Nick Knowles’ Original Features 2:00 Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations 3:00 New Zealand: From Above 4:00 New Zealand on a Plate 4:30 Annabel Langbein: The Free Range Cook 5:00 House Wreck Rescue 6:00 The Zoo 6:30 Animal Airport 7:00 Dog Patrol 7:30 Escape to the Country 9:30 The Art of the Architect 10:30 Nick Knowles’ Original Features 11:30 House Wreck Rescue

ONE

5:00 Danger Man 6:00 TV Shop - Home Shopping 6:30 Leading the Way 7:00 New Hope Ministries 7:30 Beyond Today 8:00 Key of David 8:30 TV Shop - Home Shopping 10:00 The Railway Children 12:10 Greatest Getaways 1:10 Annie Get Your Gun 3:20 Northwest Passage 6:00 Border Rico 7:00 Agatha Christie’s Marple 9:00 Major Crimes 10:00 Rizzoli & Isles 11:00 The Closer 12:00 Murder in the First

7TWO

5:30 Home Shopping 7:00 ZooMoo Lost 7:30 The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill 8:00 Jay’s Jungle 8:30 Harry’s Practice 9:00 Home and Away 9:30 NBC Today 10:30 Meet the Press 11:30 Australia’s Best Houses 12:00 The Dr. Oz Show 1:00 The Art of the Architect 2:00 Grey’s Anatomy 3:00 The Great Outdoors 4:00 Escape to the Country 5:00 60 Minute Makeover 6:00 Deal Or No Deal 6:30 Bargain Hunt 7:30 Rosemary & Thyme 8:30 Foyle’s War 10:30 Downton Abbey 11:30 Bargain Hunt

ONE

6:00 Friends 6:30 Benny Hinn 7:00 Creflo Dollar Ministries 7:30 TV Shop - Home Shopping 8:00 Gilmore Girls 9:00 TV Shop - Home Shopping 9:30 Danoz 10:30 Come Dine with Me 11:00 Friends 12:00 Twice Round the Daffodils 1:50 Come Dine with Me 2:20 Walking the Nile 3:20 Heartbeat 4:30 Ellen 5:30 Gilmore Girls 6:30 Friends 7:30 The Blue Planet 8:40 Ready For Takeoff 9:40 Weird Wonders of the World 10:50 Death Row Stories 11:50 Blackadder Goes Forth

7MATE

5:30 Foot Support Int’l Balance Walker 6:00 Home Shopping 6:30 BCF Adventure TV: Hook, Line and Sinker 7:30 Home Shopping 9:30 Dream Car Garage 10:00 Big Angry Fish 11:00 Ultimate Fishing 12:00 Goldfathers 2:00 Ultimate Factories 3:00 Billy the Exterminator 4:00 Seinfeld 7:00 Jaws 3 9:00 Wanted 11:15 1000 Ways To Die

SBS FOOD

11:30 Cake Wars Christmas 12:30 Mystery Diners 3:25 Luke Nguyen’s France Bitesize 3:30 Cake Wars Christmas 4:25 Lyndey Milan’s Taste of Ireland 4:30 Cake Wars Christmas 5:30 Cake Wars Christmas 6:30 All-Star Holiday Special 7:30 Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives 9:30 Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations 10:25 Gourmet Farmer Afloat Bitesize 10:30 Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations 11:25 Food Safari Fire Bitesize

7MATE

5:00 NFL 11:30 Sound FX: Best of 12:00 Dream Car Garage 12:30 NFL 4:00 Doomsday Preppers 5:00 MythBusters 6:00 American Pickers 7:00 Pawn Stars 7:30 Car Crash TV 8:00 Surveillance Oz 8:30 Australia’s Deadliest 9:00 Klondike Gold Fever 10:00 Prospectors 11:00 Full Metal Jousting 12:00 What Went Down

SBS FOOD

12:00 Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations 1:00 Cake Wars Christmas 2:00 Cake Wars Christmas 3:00 Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia 3:30 Junk Food Flip 4:00 5 Ingredient Fix 4:30 Anjum’s Australian Spice Stories 5:00 My Sri Lanka with Peter Kuruvita 5:30 Giada in Italy 6:00 Boys Weekend 6:30 Farmhouse Rules 7:00 Dinner at Tiffani’s 7:30 Follow Donal... to Europe 8:30 Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam 9:30 Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives 10:30 Iron Chef America 11:30 Boys Weekend 12:00 Farmhouse Rules

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7 DAY TV GUIDE TUESDAY 06 DECEMBER SBS ONE

6:00 International News 8:40 French News 9:30 Greek News 10:30 German News 11:00 Spanish News 12:00 Arabic News 12:30 Turkish News 1:00 PBS NewsHour 2:00 Nana Ouyang 2:30 Good Listening 3:00 Trawlermen 3:30 Allergies: Modern Life and Me 4:30 The Burrowers 5:30 Letters and Numbers 6:00 Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey 6:30 SBS World News 7:30 Who Do You Think You Are? Aus 8:30 Mekong River with Sue Perkins 9:30 Exodus: Our Journey to Europe 10:40 SBS World News 11:10 Lilyhammer

SBS2

6:10 International News 11:35 Punjabi News 12:05 Hindi News 12:30 Dutch News 1:00 Urdu News 1:30 Tamil News 2:00 Thai News 2:30 Sri Lankan 3:00 Bangla News 3:30 Nepali News 4:00 Man Vs Fly 4:05 Daria 4:35 VICE News Tonight 5:05 The Feed 5:35 If You Are the One 6:35 Dead Set On Life 7:00 VICE News Tonight 7:30 The Feed 8:00 Full Frontal with Samantha Bee 8:30 Gaycation 9:20 Noisey 10:10 Crossroads 12:00 VICE News Tonight

ABC

6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:00 ABC News Mornings 10:00 One Plus One 10:30 Australian Story 11:00 QI 12:00 ABC News at Noon 1:00 Gardening Australia 1:30 Catalyst 2:01 Restoration Man 2:51 Big Boss: Crocodile Islands 3:18 The Cook and the Chef 3:47 The Bill 4:14 Murder, She Wrote 5:00 ABC News: Early Edition 5:30 The Drum 6:00 QI 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:01 Simply Nigella 8:33 Rick Stein: From Venice To Istanbul 9:33 Glenn Murcutt: Spirit of Place 10:35 Silent Witness 11:35 Stephen Fry: Out There

ABC2

6:00 Children’s Programs 3:15 Teacup Travels 3:30 Play School 4:00 Bananas in Pyjamas 4:12 Ready, Steady, Wiggle! 4:23 Tree Fu Tom 4:47 Timmy Time 5:00 Ready, Jet, Go! 5:25 Kazoops 5:34 Peppa Pig 5:50 Fireman Sam 6:02 Hoot Hoot Go! 6:10 Octonauts 6:22 Peter Rabbit 6:38 Charlie and Lola 6:51 Shaun the Sheep 7:02 Spicks and Specks 7:31 Winter Wipeout 8:32 Good Game 9:30 Play To Win 10:29 Peep Show 10:56 Humans 11:37 Revenge Porn

PRIME 7

5:30 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 An American Affair 2:00 The Daily Edition 3:00 The Chase 4:00 Seven News at 4 5:00 The Chase Australia 6:00 Prime7 News 7:00 Home and Away 7:30 First Dates UK 8:40 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares 9:40 Never Teach Your Wife to Drive 10:40 Chicago Fire 11:35 Grey’s Anatomy

6:00 2:58 3:22 3:35

ABC3

Children’s Programs Steam Punks! Jamie’s Got Tentacles The Penguins of Madagascar 4:00 Odd Squad 4:11 Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch 4:33 Bushwhacked! 5:00 BtN Newsbreak 5:05 So Awkward 5:35 TMNT 5:57 The Legend of Korra 6:20 Let’s Go! 6:27 House of Anubis 6:50 BtN Newsbreak 7:01 Horrible Histories 7:31 Deadly 60 8:00 Degrassi: The Next Generation 8:22 Adventure Time 8:45 Stoked 9:07 Heart and Soul 9:34 rage

WIN

4:30 6:00 6:30 7:00 8:00 8:30 11:00 12:00 1:00 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00

CBS This Morning Family Feud Everyday Gourmet WIN’s All Australian News Entertainment Tonight Studio 10 The Talk Dr. Phil Bondi Vet Entertainment Tonight Alive and Cooking Judge Judy My Market Kitchen Ben’s Menu The Bold & the Beautiful TEN Eyewitness News First at Five 6:00 WIN News 6:30 The Project 7:30 Modern Family 8:30 NCIS 9:30 NCIS: Los Angeles 10:30 NCIS: New Orleans 11:30 WIN’s All Australian News

GO!

5:00 Jake and the Fatman 6:00 Home Shopping 8:00 Moments of Impact 9:00 Megafactories: Wargaming 10:00 M*A*S*H 11:00 Hogan’s Heroes 12:00 WIN’s All Australian News 1:00 Matlock 2:00 Nash Bridges 3:00 Jake and the Fatman 4:00 Diagnosis Murder 5:00 Star Trek: The Next Generation 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 M*A*S*H 7:30 48 Hours 8:30 Hillary: The Man Who Conquered Everest 10:30 Rosewood 11:30 Nash Bridges

WEDNESDAY 07 DECEMBER SBS ONE

5:30 NHK World English News 6:00 France 24 English News 6:30 Live: UEFA Champions League 9:00 French News 9:30 Greek News 10:30 German News 11:00 Spanish News 12:00 Arabic News 12:30 Turkish News 1:00 PBS NewsHour 2:00 Classical Destinations 2:55 Inside the Mind of Leonardo 4:30 I Bought My Own Rainforest 5:30 Letters and Numbers 6:00 Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey 6:30 SBS World News 7:30 World’s Busiest Railway 8:35 The Hollow Crown 10:55 Trapped 11:50 SBS World News

SBS2

6:10 10:20 11:00 11:35 12:05 12:30 1:00 1:30 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30

International News Portuguese News NHK Japanese News Punjabi News Hindi News Dutch News Urdu News Tamil News Thai News Sri Lankan Bangla News F24 International & Africa News 4:00 Man Vs Fly 4:05 Daria 4:35 VICE News Tonight 5:05 The Feed 5:35 If You Are the One 6:35 Dead Set On Life 7:00 VICE News Tonight 7:30 The Feed 8:00 Brooklyn Nine-Nine 8:30 Weediquette 9:20 Balls Deep 10:10 The Omen

ABC

6:00 ABC News Breakfast 10:00 One Plus One 10:30 Australian Story 11:00 QI 12:00 ABC News at Noon 12:30 National Press Club 1:30 Catalyst 2:00 Rick Stein: From Venice To Istanbul 3:01 Simply Nigella 3:32 The Cook and the Chef 3:47 The Bill 4:13 Murder, She Wrote 5:00 ABC News: Early Edition 5:30 The Drum 6:00 QI 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:01 Hard Quiz 8:31 Wil Anderson: Wiluminati 9:31 Please Like Me 10:00 Adam Hills: The Last Leg 10:43 Ja’mie: Private School Girl 11:12 Jonah From Tonga 11:42 The Weekly

ABC2

6:01 Children’s Programs 3:15 Teacup Travels 3:30 Play School 4:00 Bananas in Pyjamas 4:12 Ready, Steady, Wiggle! 4:23 Tree Fu Tom 4:47 Timmy Time 5:00 Ready, Jet, Go! 5:26 Kazoops 5:35 Peppa Pig 5:50 Fireman Sam 6:03 Hoot Hoot Go! 6:11 Octonauts 6:22 Peter Rabbit 6:38 Charlie and Lola 6:51 Shaun the Sheep 7:02 Spicks and Specks 7:31 Winter Wipeout 8:32 Stupid Man, Smart Phone 9:23 Candidate Games: Battlefield Perth 9:53 My Mania And Me 10:41 Peep Show 11:08 Class 11:55 Sexters

PRIME 7

5:30 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 Loss of Faith 2:00 The Daily Edition 3:00 The Chase 4:00 Seven News at 4 5:00 The Chase Australia 6:00 Prime7 News 7:00 Home and Away 7:30 Highway Patrol 8:00 Air Rescue 8:30 6th AACTA International Awards 10:45 Blindspot 11:45 Hannibal

WIN

4:30 6:00 6:30 7:00 8:00 8:30 11:00 12:00 1:00 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00 6:00 6:30 7:30 8:30 10:40 11:40

6:00 2:20 2:45 2:58 3:22 3:35

ABC3

Children’s Programs The Little Prince Get Ace Steam Punks! Jamie’s Got Tentacles The Penguins of Madagascar 4:00 Odd Squad 4:12 Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch 4:31 Bushwhacked! 5:00 BtN Newsbreak 5:05 So Awkward 5:35 TMNT 5:58 The Legend of Korra 6:27 House of Anubis 6:50 BtN Newsbreak 7:01 Horrible Histories 7:31 Deadly 60 8:00 Degrassi: The Next Generation 8:22 Adventure Time 8:45 Stoked 9:07 Heart and Soul 9:34 rage

CBS This Morning Family Feud Everyday Gourmet WIN’s All Australian News Entertainment Tonight Studio 10 The Talk Dr. Phil Bondi Vet Entertainment Tonight Alive and Cooking Judge Judy My Market Kitchen Ben’s Menu The Bold & the Beautiful TEN Eyewitness News First at Five WIN News The Project Jamie’s Cracking Christmas Dirty Dancing Hawaii Five-O WIN’s All Australian News

GO!

5:00 Star Trek: The Next Generation 6:00 Home Shopping 8:00 A Taste of Travel 8:30 Merv Hughes Fishing 9:00 Monster Jam 10:00 M*A*S*H 11:00 Hogan’s Heroes 12:00 WIN’s All Australian News 1:00 Matlock 2:00 Nash Bridges 3:00 Jake and the Fatman 4:00 Diagnosis Murder 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 M*A*S*H 7:30 Robson Green Extreme Fisherman 8:30 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 10:30 Freddie Fries Down Under 11:30 Sons of Anarchy

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TEN

5:30 Today 9:00 Today Extra 11:30 Nine Morning News 12:00 Ellen 1:00 Extra 1:30 One Day Series Australia v NZ 6:00 Nine News 6:30 One Day Series Australia v NZ 10:20 Days of Thunder

GEM

6:05 Pound Puppies 6:30 Sidekick 7:05 Cardfight!! Vanguard G 7:35 Pokemon 8:00 Totally Wild 8:35 My Little Pony 9:00 Bob the Builder 9:30 Crocamole 10:00 Dr. Quinn 11:00 JAG 12:00 Elementary 2:00 Becker 3:00 Everybody Loves Raymond 4:05 The King of Queens 5:00 Frasier 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 Everybody Loves Raymond 7:00 The Simpsons 7:30 How I Met Your Mother 8:00 Rules of Engagement 8:30 Tropic Thunder 10:30 How I Met Your Mother 11:30 The Late Late Show

TEN

5:30 Today 9:00 Today Extra 11:30 Nine Morning News 12:00 Ellen 1:00 The Man in the Moon 3:00 Nine News Now 4:00 Nine Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 Nine News 7:00 A Current Affair 7:30 Wild New Zealand 8:40 Chicago Med 9:40 Medical Mysteries 10:40 Embarrassing Bodies 11:40 Murder in the First

GEM

6:30 Sidekick 7:05 Cardfight!! Vanguard G 7:35 Pokemon 8:00 Totally Wild 8:35 My Little Pony 9:00 Bob the Builder 9:30 Crocamole 10:00 Dr. Quinn 11:00 JAG 12:00 Elementary 2:00 Becker 3:00 Everybody Loves Raymond 4:05 The King of Queens 5:00 Frasier 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 Everybody Loves Raymond 7:00 The Simpsons 7:30 How I Met Your Mother 8:00 Futurama 8:30 The Simpsons 9:00 Son of Zorn 9:30 The Simpsons 10:00 Bob’s Burgers 11:00 Duckman 11:30 The Late Late Show

7TWO

5:30 Home Shopping 7:00 ZooMoo Lost 7:30 The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill 8:00 Jay’s Jungle 8:30 Harry’s Practice 9:00 Home and Away 9:30 NBC Today 12:00 The Dr. Oz Show 1:00 Mr Selfridge 3:30 The Great Outdoors 4:30 Surf Patrol 5:00 60 Minute Makeover 6:00 Deal Or No Deal 6:30 Bargain Hunt 7:30 The Indian Doctor 8:30 Endeavour - The Young Inspector Morse 10:30 Downton Abbey 11:30 Bargain Hunt

ONE

5:00 Seaway 6:00 Friends 6:30 Skippy 7:00 Creflo Dollar Ministries 7:30 TV Shop - Home Shopping 8:00 Gilmore Girls 9:00 TV Shop - Home Shopping 9:30 Danoz 10:30 Come Dine with Me 11:00 Friends 12:00 Duel in the Jungle 2:10 The Blue Planet 3:20 Heartbeat 4:30 Ellen 5:30 Gilmore Girls 6:30 Friends 7:30 New Tricks 8:40 Heartbeat 11:00 Cold Case 12:00 Person of Interest

5:00 6:00 7:00 7:30

7TWO

8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 12:00 1:00 2:00 3:00 4:00 5:00 6:00 6:30 7:30 8:30 10:30 11:30

The Great Outdoors Home Shopping ZooMoo Lost The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill Jay’s Jungle Harry’s Practice Home and Away NBC Today The Dr. Oz Show The Indian Doctor Air Crash Investigations The Great Outdoors The Border 60 Minute Makeover Deal Or No Deal Bargain Hunt Doc Martin Inspector Morse Downton Abbey Bargain Hunt

ONE

5:00 Danger Man 6:00 Friends 6:30 Benny Hinn 7:00 Creflo Dollar Ministries 7:30 TV Shop - Home Shopping 8:00 Gilmore Girls 9:00 TV Shop - Home Shopping 10:30 Come Dine with Me 11:00 Friends 12:00 A Kind of Loving 2:20 Secret Dealers 3:20 Heartbeat 4:30 Ellen 5:30 Gilmore Girls 6:30 Friends 7:30 Agatha Christie’s Poirot 8:30 DCI Banks 9:30 The Brokenwood Mysteries 11:30 Silent Witness

7MATE

5:30 6:00 7:00 8:00 8:30 9:00 10:00 11:00 12:00

Dream Car Garage Home Shopping AFN Fishing Show Adventure Angler Harley Davidson TV A Football Life American Pickers The Neighbors Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D 1:00 Charlie’s Angels 2:00 Bomb Hunters 3:00 Man Finds Food 4:00 Klondike Gold Fever 5:00 MythBusters 6:00 American Pickers 7:00 Pawn Stars 7:30 Highway Patrol 8:00 Motorway Patrol 8:30 Ice Road Truckers 9:30 Strip N’ Rip 10:30 Car Chasers 11:30 Counting Cars 12:00 What Went Down

SBS FOOD

11:30 12:00 1:00 2:00 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00 5:30 6:00 6:30 7:00 7:30 8:30 9:30 10:30 11:30 12:00

Follow Donal... to Europe Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives Iron Chef America Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia Junk Food Flip 5 Ingredient Fix Anjum’s Australian Spice Stories My Sri Lanka with Peter Kuruvita Giada in Italy Boys Weekend Rosemary Shrager’s Classic Christmas Dinner at Tiffani’s Cutthroat Kitchen Cutthroat Kitchen Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives Iron Chef America Boys Weekend Rosemary Shrager’s Classic Christmas

7MATE

5:30 Dream Car Garage 6:00 Home Shopping 7:00 BCF Adventure TV: Hook, Line and Sinker 7:30 The Next Level 8:00 River to Reef 8:30 STIHL Timbersports Series 9:00 America’s Game: The Super Bowl Champions 10:00 American Pickers 11:00 The Neighbors 12:00 Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D 1:00 Charlie’s Angels 2:00 Bomb Hunters 3:00 Man Finds Food 4:00 Ice Road Truckers 5:00 MythBusters 6:00 American Pickers 7:00 Pawn Stars 7:30 Tricked 8:30 Ink Master 10:15 Tattoo Nightmares Miami 11:15 Bad Ink

SBS FOOD

12:00 1:00 2:00 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00 5:30 6:00 6:30 7:30 9:30 10:30 11:25 11:30 12:00

Cutthroat Kitchen Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives Iron Chef America Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia Junk Food Flip Siba’s Table Anjum’s Australian Spice Stories My Sri Lanka with Peter Kuruvita Giada in Italy Boys Weekend Holiday Baking Championship Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives Iron Chef America Gourmet Farmer Afloat Bitesize Boys Weekend Holiday Baking Championship

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7 DAY TV GUIDE THURSDAY 08 DECEMBER SBS ONE

6:00 8:40 9:30 10:30 11:00 12:00 12:30 1:00 2:00 3:00 3:30 3:35 4:30 5:30 6:00

International News French News Greek News German News Spanish News Arabic News Turkish News PBS NewsHour Film and Its Era Living Black SBS Flashback The Sixties Underground Britain Letters and Numbers Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey 6:30 SBS World News 7:35 Heston’s Great British Food 8:30 Peter Kuruvita’s Coastal Kitchen 9:00 Destination Flavour Down Under 9:30 Outlander 11:35 SBS World News 11:45 Magnifica 70

SBS2

6:10 International News 12:30 Dutch News 1:00 Urdu News 1:30 Tamil News 2:00 Thai News 2:30 Sri Lankan 3:00 Bangla News 3:30 Somali News 4:00 Man Vs Fly 4:05 Daria 4:35 VICE News Tonight 5:05 The Feed 5:35 If You Are the One 6:35 Cyberwar 7:00 VICE News Tonight 7:35 The Feed 8:05 Adam Ruins Malls 8:30 Black Market with Michael K. Williams 9:25 Cyberwar 9:50 South Park 10:20 UEFA Champ League Highlights 11:20 Priest of Evil

ABC

5:33 The Bill 6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:00 ABC News Mornings 10:00 One Plus One 10:30 Australian Story 11:00 QI 12:00 ABC News at Noon 1:00 Gardening Australia 1:30 Catalyst 2:02 The Book Club 3:17 The Cook and the Chef 3:47 The Bill 4:13 Murder, She Wrote 5:00 ABC News: Early Edition 5:30 The Drum 5:59 QI 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:01 Would I Lie to You? 8:33 Doctor Foster 9:28 Kevin McCloud’s Man Made Home 10:18 No Offence 11:06 Would I Lie to You? 11:38 Devil’s Dust

ABC2

6:00 Children’s Programs 4:00 Bananas in Pyjamas 4:12 Ready, Steady, Wiggle! 4:23 Tree Fu Tom 4:48 Timmy Time 5:00 Ready, Jet, Go! 5:26 Kazoops 5:36 Peppa Pig 5:51 Fireman Sam 6:03 Hoot Hoot Go! 6:11 Octonauts 6:22 Peter Rabbit 6:38 Charlie and Lola 6:50 Shaun the Sheep 7:02 Spicks and Specks 7:31 Winter Wipeout 8:32 Hard Quiz 9:02 Black Books 9:30 Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am 9:59 Fancy Boy 10:26 Comedy Next Gen 11:26 Peep Show 11:54 Catfish: The TV Show

FRIDAY 09 DECEMBER SBS ONE

6:00 6:30 7:00 7:30 8:10 8:40 9:30 10:30 11:00 12:00 12:30 1:00 2:00 3:00 3:30 4:25 5:30 6:00 6:30 7:30 8:30 11:30 11:45

France 24 English News Deutsche Welle News Al Jazeera English News Italian News Filipino News French News Greek News German News Spanish News Arabic News Turkish News PBS NewsHour I Heart My People The Point Review Yotam Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feasts Who Do You Think You Are? Letters and Numbers Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey SBS World News Wild Canada The Big Blue SBS World News She Killed in Ecstasy

SBS2

6:10 Interntional News 8:00 Bosnian News 8:30 Macedonian News 9:05 Croatian News 9:40 Serbian News 10:20 Portuguese News 11:00 NHK Japanese News 11:35 Punjabi News 12:05 Hindi News 12:30 Dutch News 1:00 Urdu News 1:30 Tamil News 2:00 Thai News 2:30 Sri Lankan 3:00 Bangla News 3:30 Armenian News 4:00 Daria 4:30 VICE News Tonight 5:00 The Feed 5:30 If You Are the One 6:30 Cyberwar 7:00 VICE News Tonight 7:30 Live: A-League Sydney FC v Melb City 10:15 VICE World of Sports 10:45 Shaolin

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ABC

5:33 The Bill 6:00 ABC News Breakfast 9:00 ABC News Mornings 10:00 One Plus One 10:30 Australian Story 11:01 QI 12:00 ABC News at Noon 1:00 Gardening Australia 1:30 Catalyst 2:01 Doctor Foster 2:57 Kevin McCloud’s Man Made Home 3:47 The Bill 4:13 Murder, She Wrote 5:00 ABC News: Early Edition 5:30 The Drum 6:00 QI 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 8:02 A Taste of Landline 8:33 Vera 10:03 Hard Quiz 10:33 Adam Hills: The Last Leg 11:15 rage

ABC2

6:00 Children’s Programs 3:15 Teacup Travels 3:30 Play School 4:00 Bananas in Pyjamas 4:12 Ready, Steady, Wiggle! 4:23 Tree Fu Tom 4:48 Timmy Time 5:00 Ready, Jet, Go! 5:26 Kazoops 5:36 Peppa Pig 5:51 Fireman Sam 6:03 Hoot Hoot Go! 6:11 Octonauts 6:22 Peter Rabbit 6:38 Charlie and Lola 6:50 Shaun the Sheep 7:02 Spicks and Specks 7:31 Winter Wipeout 8:31 Catfish: The TV Show 9:12 Luke Warm Sex 9:43 Sex Box 10:30 Peep Show 10:56 Penn and Teller: Fool Us 11:36 Snow, Sex & Suspicious Parents

PRIME 7

5:30 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 Rites of Passage 2:00 The Daily Edition 3:00 The Chase 4:00 Seven News at 4 5:00 The Chase Australia 6:00 Prime7 News 7:00 Home and Away 8:30 Katherine Mills: Mind Games 9:30 The Big Bang Theory 11:30 The Goldbergs 12:00 Men at Work

WIN

4:30 6:00 6:30 7:00 8:00 8:30 11:00 12:00 1:00 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00 6:00 6:30 7:30 8:30 10:30 11:30

6:00 2:45 2:58 3:22 3:35

ABC3

Children’s Programs Get Ace Steam Punks! Jamie’s Got Tentacles The Penguins of Madagascar 4:00 Odd Squad 4:11 Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch 4:33 Bushwhacked! 5:00 BtN Newsbreak 5:05 So Awkward 5:35 TMNT 5:58 The Legend of Korra 6:26 House of Anubis 6:50 BtN Newsbreak 7:01 Horrible Histories 7:31 Deadly 60 8:00 Degrassi: The Next Generation 8:22 Adventure Time 8:45 Stoked 9:07 Heart and Soul 9:33 rage

PRIME 7

5:30 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30 Seven Morning News 12:00 Breaking the Surface 2:00 The Daily Edition 3:00 The Chase 4:00 Seven News at 4 5:00 The Chase Australia 6:00 Prime7 News 7:00 Better Homes and Gardens Summer 8:30 The Santa Clause

GO!

5:00 Star Trek: The Next Generation 6:00 Home Shopping 8:00 Jake and the Fatman 9:00 Storm Season 9:30 Operation Repo 10:00 M*A*S*H 11:00 Hogan’s Heroes 12:00 WIN’s All Australian News 1:00 Matlock 2:00 Nash Bridges 3:00 Jake and the Fatman 4:00 Diagnosis Murder 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 M*A*S*H 7:30 48 Hours 8:30 Mega Breakdown 10:30 Undercover Boss USA 11:30 Epic Meal Empire 12:00 Home Shopping

WIN

6:00 6:30 7:00 8:00 8:30 11:00 12:00 1:00 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00 6:00 6:30 7:30 8:30 10:30 11:30

6:00 2:58 3:22 3:35

ABC3

Children’s Programs Steam Punks! Jamie’s Got Tentacles The Penguins of Madagascar 4:00 Odd Squad 4:12 Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch 4:31 Good Game SP 5:00 BtN Newsbreak 5:06 Gortimer Gibbon’s Life On Normal Street 5:35 TMNT 5:58 The Deep 6:22 Nowhere Boys: Two Moons Rising 6:50 BtN Newsbreak 7:01 Horrible Histories 7:31 Deadly 60 8:00 Degrassi: The Next Generation 8:22 Adventure Time 8:45 Stoked 9:08 Lanfeust Quest 9:31 Sword Art Online 9:55 K-On!

CBS This Morning Family Feud Everyday Gourmet WIN’s All Australian News Entertainment Tonight Studio 10 The Talk Dr. Phil Bondi Vet Entertainment Tonight Alive and Cooking Judge Judy My Market Kitchen Ben’s Menu The Bold & the Beautiful TEN Eyewitness News First at Five WIN News The Project David Attenborough’s Big Birds Law & Order: SVU Blue Bloods WIN’s All Australian News

Family Feud Everyday Gourmet WIN’s All Australian News Entertainment Tonight Studio 10 The Talk Dr. Phil The Living Room Entertainment Tonight Alive and Cooking Judge Judy My Market Kitchen Ben’s Menu The Bold & the Beautiful TEN Eyewitness News First at Five WIN News The Project The Living Room: Summer Edition The Graham Norton Show The Odd Couple WIN’s All Australian News

GO!

5:00 Jake and the Fatman 6:00 Home Shopping 8:00 Freddie Fries Down Under 9:00 Snap Happy 9:30 Fishing Edge 10:00 M*A*S*H 11:00 Hogan’s Heroes 12:00 WIN’s All Australian News 1:00 Matlock 2:00 Nash Bridges 3:00 Jake and the Fatman 4:00 Diagnosis Murder 5:00 Star Trek: The Next Generation 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 M*A*S*H 7:30 MacGyver 8:30 Walker, Texas Ranger 9:30 Highlander 11:30 24: Live Another Day

TEN

5:30 Today 9:00 Today Extra 11:30 Nine Morning News 12:00 Ellen 1:00 With Honors 3:00 Nine News Now 4:00 Nine Afternoon News 5:30 Hot Seat 6:00 Nine News 7:00 A Current Affair 7:30 Greatest Getaways 8:30 Victoria’s Secret 2016 9:30 20 to One 11:30 The Mysteries of Laura

GEM

6:30 Sidekick 7:05 Cardfight!! Vanguard G 7:35 Pokemon 8:00 Scope 8:35 My Little Pony 9:00 Bob the Builder 9:30 Crocamole 10:00 Dr. Quinn 11:00 JAG 12:00 Elementary 2:00 Becker 3:00 Everybody Loves Raymond 4:05 The King of Queens 5:00 Frasier 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 Everybody Loves Raymond 7:00 The Simpsons 7:30 How I Met Your Mother 8:00 New Girl 8:30 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 10:50 How I Met Your Mother 11:50 The Late Late Show

TEN

5:30 Today 9:00 Today Extra 11:30 Nine Morning News 12:00 Ellen 1:00 Extra 1:30 One Day Series Australia v NZ 6:00 Nine News 6:30 One Day Series Australia v NZ 10:20 Ransom

GEM

6:05 Pound Puppies 6:30 Sidekick 7:05 Cardfight!! Vanguard G 7:35 Pokemon 8:00 Baby Animals In Our World 8:35 My Little Pony 9:00 Bob the Builder 9:30 Crocamole 10:00 Dr. Quinn 11:00 JAG 12:00 Elementary 2:00 Becker 3:00 Everybody Loves Raymond 4:05 The King of Queens 5:00 Frasier 6:00 Family Feud 6:30 Everybody Loves Raymond 7:00 The Simpsons 7:30 How I Met Your Mother 8:00 Rules of Engagement 8:30 The Heartbreak Kid 10:45 Sex and the City 11:25 The Late Late Show

7TWO

5:30 Home Shopping 7:00 ZooMoo Lost 7:30 The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill 8:00 Jay’s Jungle 8:30 Harry’s Practice 9:00 Home and Away 9:30 NBC Today 12:00 The Dr. Oz Show 1:00 Doc Martin 2:00 The Border 3:00 The Great Outdoors 4:00 RSPCA Animal Rescue 4:30 Air Rescue 5:00 60 Minute Makeover 6:00 Deal Or No Deal 6:30 Bargain Hunt 7:30 Some Mothers ‘Do ‘Ave Em 8:30 Murdoch Mysteries 10:30 Mr Selfridge 11:30 Bargain Hunt

ONE

5:00 Danger Man 6:00 Friends 6:30 Skippy 7:00 Creflo Dollar Ministries 7:30 TV Shop - Home Shopping 8:00 Gilmore Girls 9:00 TV Shop - Home Shopping 10:30 Helicopter Heroes 11:00 Friends 12:00 Champions 2:20 Agatha Christie’s Poirot 3:20 Heartbeat 4:30 Ellen 5:30 Gilmore Girls 6:30 Friends 7:30 999: What’s Your Emergency? 8:30 Amazing Medical Stories 9:30 Embarrassing Bodies 10:30 Filthy Rich 11:30 Helicopter Heroes 12:00 Heartbeat

7TWO

5:30 Home Shopping 7:00 ZooMoo Lost 7:30 The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill 8:00 Jay’s Jungle 8:30 Harry’s Practice 9:00 Home and Away 9:30 NBC Today 12:00 The Dr. Oz Show 1:00 Mr Selfridge 2:00 Some Mothers ‘Do ‘Ave Em 3:00 The Great Outdoors 4:00 The Border 5:00 60 Minute Makeover 6:00 Deal Or No Deal 6:30 Bargain Hunt 7:30 ABBA: Absolute Image 8:30 Selling Houses Australia 9:30 Escape to the Country 10:30 House Wreck Rescue 11:30 Australia’s Best Houses 12:00 Bargain Hunt

ONE

5:00 Gideon’s Way 6:00 Friends 6:30 Benny Hinn 7:00 Creflo Dollar Ministries 7:30 TV Shop - Home Shopping 8:00 Gilmore Girls 9:00 TV Shop - Home Shopping 10:30 Helicopter Heroes 11:00 Friends 12:00 Where No Vultures Fly 2:15 River Cottage: Summer’s Here 3:20 Monarch of the Glen 4:30 Ellen 5:30 Gilmore Girls 6:30 Friends 7:30 Secret Dealers 8:30 A Most Wanted Man 11:00 Dalziel and Pascoe

7MATE

5:30 Dream Car Garage 6:00 Home Shopping 7:00 BCF Adventure TV: Hook, Line and Sinker 7:30 Mark Berg’s Fishing Addiction 8:30 MXTV 9:00 A Football Life 10:00 American Pickers 11:00 The Neighbors 12:00 Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D 1:00 Charlie’s Angels 2:00 Bomb Hunters 3:00 Man Finds Food 4:00 Doomsday Preppers 5:00 MythBusters 6:00 American Pickers 7:00 Pawn Stars 7:30 The Big Bang Theory 9:00 Family Guy 9:30 American Dad! 10:30 Hardcore Pawn 12:00 The Big Bang Theory

SBS FOOD

11:00 Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations 1:00 Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives 2:00 Iron Chef America 3:00 Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia 3:30 Junk Food Flip 4:00 Siba’s Table 4:30 Anjum’s Australian Spice Stories 5:00 My Sri Lanka with Peter Kuruvita 5:30 Giada in Italy 6:00 12 Chefs of Christmas 6:30 Holiday Baking Championship 7:30 Rachael Ray’s Week in a Day 8:30 Giada at Home 9:30 Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives 10:30 Iron Chef America 11:30 12 Chefs of Christmas 12:00 Holiday Baking Championship

7MATE

5:30 Home Shopping 7:00 BCF Adventure TV: Hook, Line and Sinker 7:30 Mark Berg’s Fishing Addiction 8:30 Dream Car Garage 9:00 America’s Game: The Super Bowl Champions 10:00 American Pickers 11:00 The Neighbors 12:00 Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D 1:00 Charlie’s Angels 2:00 Bomb Hunters 3:00 Man Finds Food 4:30 Doomsday Preppers 5:30 American Pickers 6:30 Hellboy 9:00 Hellboy II: The Golden Army 11:30 Horse Racing

SBS FOOD

12:00 1:00 2:00 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00 5:30 6:00 6:30 7:30 8:30 9:30 10:30 11:30 12:00

Giada at Home Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives Iron Chef America Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia Junk Food Flip Siba’s Table Mexican Made Easy My Sri Lanka with Peter Kuruvita Valerie’s Home Cooking 12 Chefs of Christmas Holiday Baking Championship Guy’s Grocery Games Beat Bobby Flay Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives Iron Chef America 12 Chefs of Christmas Holiday Baking Championship

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SPECIAL FEATURE

Christmas in the Village Join the Hartley Historic Village on Sunday 11 November 2016 and turn Christmas shopping into an adventure. Visit Santa, Archie the Christmas Pony and Santa’s Helper at the blacksmith and explore all the activities in the village. Bring along your Santa Hat and join the Great Santa Hat Challenge Photo. Then pick up your Christmas shopping from one of our unique artisans and artists.

Looking for somewhere exciting yet relaxing in this crazy Christmas season? The folk from Hartley Historic village invite you and the family to spend a day exploring all the delights of the village and doing some unique Christmas shopping. Have a mini photo shoot outdoors with Santa. Watch Santa’s Helper at Talisman Gallery working his blacksmith forge. Give Archie, the resident pony, a pat. Take a tour of the Historic Hartley Courthouse and St Bernard’s Catholic Church. Journey up the Kew Y Ahn walk to the tors and soak in the incredible view then wander down the River Boardwalk and enjoy the serenity of the River Lett. In the afternoon join the Lithgow Croquet Club for a leisurely game of Christmas Croquet infront of the Courthouse. Santa will start the day with mini out door photo shoots from 9.30 – 10.30am at the Old Hartley Post Office Café. Karen Edwards Photography will be on hand to capture you and your family and furry friends for a unique Christmas photo all your friends will envy. No need to book, just come along and enjoy a coffee from the café while you wait for your mini session with Santa. Karen will be back at the Café between 2 -4pm and available should you like to purchase a quick happy snap with family and friends taken in the village. At 11.30am everyone will be gathering at the Café for the Great Santa Hat Challenge. Karen Edwards Photography will be taking a photo of as many people as we can get together, all wearing Santa hats. So young or old, make sure you tuck a Santa hat into your bag to be part of this epic photo sure to be a great moment in Hartley’s history. Throughout the day local artists based in Hartley Historic Village will be offering their hand made wares for

Pick up your Christmas shopping from one of our unique artisans and artists. Sunday 11t December 2016 in the Hartley Historic Village

sale. “Capturing a Moment”, an exhibition of photographs shot in the local area by Karen Edwards Photography, will be in the dining room of the Old Hartley Post Office Café. Karen will also have unique “Santa in Hartley” Christmas Cards and Hartley 2017 Calenders available to purchase. The Kew Y Ahn Gallery in the Farmer’s Inn will be hosting an exhibition of contemporary art by Aboriginal artists in the Central West. Wendy Anne Art will be set up at the adorable Ivy Cottage, with sketches in her own endearing style for sale, as well as taking commissions for presents for those impossible to buy for friends. At Talisman Gallery you will find a huge collection of Ron’s original works from wall art to wrought iron sculptures and a selection of hand crafted silver jewellery ideal for presents for that someone special. Santa’s Helper will also be working the forge and making iron candy canes with the help from visitors. When you have shopped up a storm and walked up an appetite sit yourself down at the Old Hartley Post Office Café and finish off your day with a hearty lunch. Christmas in the Village is an opportunity to turn that boring Christmas shopping into a wonderful, relaxing day out for all the family.

For more information contact Wendy Hawkes on 0400 360 355.

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Also making appearance for the kids will be everybody’s favourite man in a red suit, Santa, who will be on hand giving out lollies and balloons for the kids. There will be a jumping castle, free sausage sizzle BBQ, Barb’s coffee and fairy floss, and last but certainly not least, some great Christmas Specials to get you organised for Christmas. All the fun starts at 9am and runs till 1pm. Head on down and join in the Christmas Fun! Thompson’s Bolts & Bearing - 4 Valley Drive Lithgow

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HOHOHOHO Merry Christmas! Join in the Christmas Celebrations at Lithgow Valley Plaza this Saturday with fun for all the family.

We have a market day which means all the stores will be on sale so grab yourself or your loved ones a gift at a bargain price!

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Absolute Dance Studio will be at the Centre to entertain and Welcome Santa Then, Morning tea for kids under 12 (all children must be accompanied by an adult) at a cost of $3 We only have space for 50 kids so book early. All children registered will receive a gift from Santa, plus a drink and shortbread man.

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Colour for Christmas By Barbara Moran, Good Earth The Festive Season is upon us and we all like to enjoy our outside areas and spruce up the garden for Christmas. Creating some Christmas Colour for you outdoor table or area can be very inexpensive and easy to accomplish. Just grab a 20cm red pot (or paint an old one) and fill with a good quality potting mix. Plant two or three either red and white petunias, begonias or impatients in the pot and water in well. Grab some Christmas Ribbon from the Craft Shop and tie a bow around the pot and to encourage more flowering just remove the spent flowers and fertilize with Searle’s Flourish or Yates Soluble Thrive. Another suggestion is to plant a small conifer such as a Thuja orientalis ‘Aurea Nana’ or a small Picea and add some potted colour around it as a festive table centre. I saw an amazing idea recently of a rosemary bush pruned into the shape of a Christmas Tree (this may be next year’s project). The ideas above also work as great gift for your friends or family and the personal touch shows that you put some real time and effort into your gift and time is something we all seem to struggle with these days. Another great idea is to grab a good sized terracotta pot and plant it out with herbs such as parsley, sage, basil, coriander and oregano. These herbs will come in handy over the Christmas break and for many months to come. I love Christmas mainly due to the fact that I have all of my children and grandchildren in the same place. This year appears to be an amazing year for roses which is mostly due to the rain we received in Winter and early Spring. If you get a chance why not stroll through Queen Elizabeth Park and see the array of colour on the

rose bushes. Congratulations to the Council’s Parks and Garden Staff for that amazing display year after year. To keep your roses looking spectacular this season remember to cut off the spent flowers and feed and water them regularly. This year the frosts were very severe on many plants particularly the first two minus eight degree ones that came out of the blue. Nothing can prepare plants for these sudden frosts, we had a very late warm Summer and the plants did not have time to gradually cool down. When gardening sometimes you have to be patient and a lot of the plants that I thought I had lost in my garden are now to my amazement starting to re-shoot. It is probably a good thing that I did not have time to pull some plants out because they are coming back better than ever particularly a Kaffir Lime which I had in a pot and is now covered in flavoursome leaves. In the vegie patch there is still time to pop in some summer vegies particularly tomatoes, eggplant, lettuce, radish, cucumbers, pumpkins, squash, corn and zucchinis but remember to fertilize and water regularly. If you start off with a good vegie mix you should have a bountiful harvest.

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Garden cleanup reminder There is still time to book and take advantage of Lithgow Council’s free green waste collection. Lithgow Council provides a free green waste collection service four times a year with the final of the year scheduled for the 5 December 2016. There are some rules to this free service and Council will pick up: • Garden pruning’s no longer than 2 metre and not thicker than 200mm, tied in bundles • Lawn clippings and leaves must be placed in a durable container, cardboard box or hessian/plastic bag • A weight limit of 16 kilograms for each bundle or box applies • Quantity of one cubic metre, which is equivalent to about 4 wheelie bins allowed per premises Residents are urged to take advantage of this service which Council provides for the community. It’s the perfect time to get rid of those leaves, branches and prunings left over from the cooler months. Anyone who wishes to take advantage of this service should, by midday on Friday the 2 December 2016, contact Council’s Customer Service Office on 6354 9999 or alternatively they may register on Council’s website www.council.lithgow.com. Then, on the night before Monday 5 December 2016, leave their green waste adjacent to where they would normally place their garbage bin for pickup.

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FREE Art/Craft Class! - Primary kids 8+ Mon 21 Nov - Lithgow - 3:30-4:30 - Limited spaces!

Make, decorate and take home! Follow-up classes and holiday workshops available.

TUTORING - 50% discount till end of year - Free assessment then $25 per 50 mins! Literacy, numeracy, study skills etc.

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The collection of paintings of scenes inside and around Lithgow’s Small Arms Factory during World War Two painted by ‘Dore’ Hawthorne – an artist who worked there as an inspector for several years – has largely faded from Lithgow memories as people shown in them gradually put those wartime years behind them. This talk will tell how those paintings came to be, but it will also tell of the life and personality of the artist, both before and after World War Two.

Talks by Tony Griffiths (free collaborative events by Museum and Library) “The French Connection” at Lithgow Library 11am “Brendorah” At Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum 2pm Meet the artist’s niece & afternoon tea at the Museum. RSVP: Kerry 0427 560 238

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COMMUNITY NOTICES CAROLS SERVICE IN HARTLEY The Minister and Congregation of St John’s, Hartley Historic Village, warmly invite you to attend our Carols Service, to be held on Sunday, 11th December at 7.00 p.m. The Service will feature: The Christmas Message from Rev Tim McIver; Soloists: Rebecca Daniel, singing and on Violin and Barbara Gordon on Lyre; Choir items; a costumed pageant and Congregational Carol singing, accompanied by Ian Hoffman on piano. Supper will be served afterwards in the Historic Royal Inn opposite St John’s.

The Lithgow Valley Film Society will be screening the recent release movie entitled – ‘’DEATH COMES TO PEMBERLEY’’- 2014--M. Based on the P.D. James sequel ‘’Pride and Prejudice’’. This is about the great love story between Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy and what happened after they were married. Starring Mathew Rhys, Anna Maxwell, Mathew Good, and Penelope Keith. It is the eve of the Darcy’s annual Lady Anne Ball at their magnificent estate. Elizabeth and Darcy are relaxing with their guests after supper when the festivities are bought to an abrupt halt. A piercing shriek calls them to the window and an hysterical Lydia Bennet tumbles out of a carriage screaming murder. What follows is the Discovery of a dead man in Pemberley Woods, a brother accused of murder and the beginning Of turmoil that threatens to engulf Pemberley and all that the Darcy’s hold dear. SCREENS: FRIDAY- 2ND DECEMBER- 10.30 AM. SUNDAY-4TH DECEMBER-2.30 PM.

Final mid-week church service for 2016 Lithgow Baptist Church cnr Lee St & Great Western Highway Wednesday, 7th December 11.00 am - 1.00 pm (includes light lunch) All Welcome

CAROLS AT RYDAL At the Showground Friday 9 December 2016 6 for 6.30pm sausage sizzle and cuppa Gold coin donation Everybody welcome Organised by St Vincent’s Parish Portland Contact 0467555308

On reflection, safe driving takes some adjusting By john Oakley Driving a car, or being run over by one, is one of the most common ways to get killed in the modern world. Despite the fact that cars are safer than ever, they are still driven by human beings who often have trouble retaining the basic techniques (and rules) to operate a vehicle. But if you're reading this, hopefully you are intent on doing whatever it takes to survive in a world of such drivers, by being just a little more careful. I've been driving, accident-free, for over half a century, yet I was unaware of this simple piece of advice. One of the things that almost everyone does wrong - which takes no effort to do right - is not to have your car visible anywhere in your external side mirrors. Doubtless you know that 'blind spot' is the name for the area on either side of a car that's invisible to your side mirrors. It's such a common cause of road accidents that most high-end cars now include sophisticated radar or camera systems, capable of detecting other vehicles in the blind spots, and delivering the information to you in loud, urgent beeps. Technology is not the problem - the equipment necessary to eliminate blind spots was available back when Henry Ford was producing cars. All you need are your car's side mirrors - which it seems most drivers adjust incorrectly. You see, blind spots can be put into full view of your side mirrors, provided that both these mirrors are adjusted to show no part of your own car. Simply angle them away from you, up until the point where your car is no longer visible in either mirror, and leave them there. This way, there's no overlap between them and the internal rearview mirror, and any car that's passing you (on either side) will remain in at least one of your three mirrors, until it enters your field of vision. This may seem the most obvious piece of instruction of all time, but very few people actually do it. Car manufacturers have to let you adjust rearview mirrors yourself, due to things like differences in height, so most people don't know how to do it. And that's why these same engineers are spending $millions on new technology aimed at eliminating blind spots - they have simply failed to teach drivers not to point their external mirrors at the sides of the vehicles they're attached to. Doh! So obvious now, isn't it?

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It’s Not Too Late! – Deadline Extended Until January 2017 You can still be the Kingdom of Ironfest Author in Residence. The deadline for the local writing contest has been extended until 15 January 2017 so there is time to get your application in and have a chance to be published by The Author People, with world wide distribution. The winner will receive manuscript advice and edits from The Manuscript Agency and then have their pitch reviewed by The Author People for publication and advice. The winner will also receive VIP tickets to Ironfest and be able to call themselves the Kingdom of Ironfest Author. The Kingdom of Ironfest Author in Residence writing contest is sponsored by Iron Fest Inc., The Author People, The Manuscript Agency, and A Reader’s Heaven. To be eligible, send the first 5,000 words of your manuscript along with the completed questionnaire (available at A Reader’s Heaven or on their website readersheaven.com.au) to authorinresidence.arh@gmail. com by 15 January 2017. In the subject line, write: [your name] wants to be the IronFest Author in Residence 2016. There is no restriction on style or genre and this

Showgirl for Rydal 2017

Come February 4 2017 and once again the Rydal Show will be announcing who will be the Rydal Showgirl for 2017. The Rydal Show is coming up to its 95th show and it has a very big following. Being part of this community event is a great experience and you can be part of it by entering the showgirl competition. This is not a beauty contest; it is about being a representative for rural and regional Australia. The Show Society gives entrants great support, helping them to learn how to present themselves, help with deportment and talking in public. These are the kind of skills you need no matter what you plan to do and it is also a great fun. On the day you get invited to a very nice lunch, get driven around in vintage cars and get lots of photos taken. You need to have an interest in local events and issues, a desire to see your region helped. When you enter you meet lots of other people

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contest is open to everyone whether they have been previously published or not. The winner will be chosen by representatives from The Manuscript Agency and The Author People from five finalists. Finalists will be announced on 1 February 2017 on A Reader’s Heaven’s Website. Good luck and submit your manuscripts for your chance to be The 2017 Kingdom of Ironfest Author in Residence.

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with similar interests. Only one person can win but just being part of the process is very worthwhile. May be you might not enter but know someone who would be ideal, so why not prompt them? May be you are only thinking about it but not quite sure what is involved so the easy way to find out more is by ringing Marge Lowe, 63593244.

Can Assist November Report Members have had a busy month, a very successful Melbourne Cup Luncheon was held at the Commercial Hotel, Hosted by Rhonda Collins and Debby Cooper and Owen Williams. This was a great day enjoyed by all who attended. A wonderful donation of $700 was passed on to Can Assist. Margaret Burns was asked to give a short talk to explain what Can Assist is about. Margaret also thanked everyone for supporting Can Assist. Thank you to the Workmen’s Club for allowing us to collect gold coin donations from those attending the Halloween Concert. Members will be running a Barbecue at the SDR children’s Christmas Party.

02 6352 5878 Ground Floor, 11 Bridge Street, Lithgow www.lithgoworthodontics.com On Thursday 24th November and Friday 2nd December at 5.30pm we will be running a fantastic Chocolate wheel in Cook Street Plaza. There will be large and small hams as well as a host of other fantastic prizes. Also Children will be entertaining on both evenings. The last fund raiser for the year will be a stall in the Valley Plaza on Friday 9th December. Can Assist members would like to thank the many businesses, groups and individuals who have supported us through the year. It is due to your support we are able to make life a little easier for those going through cancer treatment. There will be no meeting in December, instead we will all meet at the Workmans’ club Bistro on Wednesday 7th December at 6.30pm.

REGAIN YOUR YOUTHFUL LOOK Waratah Dental are offering cosmetic procedures including teeth whitening and facial fillers, along with muscle relaxants to rejuvenate and fight the signs of ageing to give you a more youthful look Visit our website for further information www.waratahdental.com.au

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Twilight Meet at the Pool

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Lithgow Swimming Club held their first ever Twilight Qualifying Meet On the afternoon of Saturday 26th November. The weather was perfect for swimming and the facilities looked fantastic in the beautiful sunlight. Swimmer same from all over NSW as it was their last chance to gain qualifying times for the NSW State Age carnival to be held in mid December. There was praise for the excellent facilities from many visitors, with the new waveless edge pool allowing swimmers to achieve their qualifying times. The competition was really strong in all age groups and the 40 Lithgow swimmers did exceptionally well coming away with many medals and PBs. The swimmers were also very excited to be able to meet a Jacob Hansford, a Freestyle swimmer from the RIO 2016 Olympics, and Matt Wilson who is a junior dolphin and former Mountains and Plains swimmer, who at 17, only just missed out on competing at the Olympics, when he came 3rd in the 200m Breaststroke at the Olympic trials.

Summer Race nights off to a great start for season The start of the Summer Friday Race Nights for Lithgow Swimming Club have seen an increase in the number of swimmers competing every week with the highest regular turnout in a number of years, with a record number for over 10 years on Friday 18th November with 53 competitors. The fantastic new outdoor pool has helped the swimmers Ashleigh Byrne achieve so terrific times, with new PBs achieved every week. The facilities are fantastic and the swimmers are really excited to swim in such a world class facility. There have also been a number of swimmers who have swum under 30 seconds in the 50m Freestyle: Blake Holmes, Griffin Houston, Joss Luka, Brody McManus and Mackenzie Stewart With so many PBs being achieved by all swimmers every week, choosing the KIA swimmer of the week and the Swimstar of the week has been a difficult task. KIA Swimmers of the week so far have been:

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Week 1 - Ashleigh Byrne and Nicolas Wiradi Week 2 - Tayah Crook and Imogen McDonald Week 3 - Kyan Campbell and Ruby Thompson Week 4 - McLeod Dean and Taj Jenkins Week 5 - Emily Dean and Grace Dean Swimstars of the week so far have been: Week 1 - Amy Kennedy Week 2 - Ella McDonald Week 3 - Archie Morris Week 4 - Laken Crook

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