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MAKING A STAND: Horsham police officers Constable Anthony Zivkovic, Acting Inspector Brendan Broadbent and Sergeant Jason Bergen warn of a ‘no tolerance’ approach to assault-related incidents. Picture: MICK SHANNON

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olice have declared war on criminal assault across the Wimmera and taken a no-tolerance stance against people responsible for assault-related incidents.

Horsham Acting Inspector Brendan Broadbent said police were ‘fed up’ with attending both family and nonfamily violence assaults in the region and would take firm action to stamp it out. He said Horsham police, in response to the criminal activity, had established a Family Violence and Crime Reduction team to specifically deal with the issue and provide follow-up support for frontline police officers. “We are adopting a no-toler-

ance approach toward people who are intent on ignoring the laws to commit violence against other people,� Acting Inspector Broadbent said. “Police intend to make a stand to confront this issue head on.� Acting Inspector Broadbent said a series of incidents had highlighted a need for police to take a stand.

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Acting Inspector Broadbent said police were also asking for community help to stamp out violence in the Wimmera.

Licensees Acting Inspector Broadbent said Horsham district police would work closely with licensees through a licensing accord to deal with assaults in and around licensed premises. He said this was to make sure all incidents of assault were subject to investigation and offenders banned from licensed premises. “We will be paying specific attention to recidivist offenders of assault by ensuring all avenues to obtain a satisfactory outcome are investigated

“People can contact police to report any assaults they see. They can do this by ringing their local police station or police emergency number ‘000’ or by contacting crime stoppers on 1800 333 000,� he said. He added that police would also be working with government departments such as the Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria and welfare agencies such as Wimmera Uniting Care and Grampians Community Health to reduce assaults and to provide avenues such as mediation and counselling to resolve disputes.



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AT YOUR SERVICE: The Creekside Hotel team members, during The Creekside Food Fest are, from left, Kate Gibson, Maddison Peters and Mick Marchment with owners Sally and Kevin Gebert. Pictures: KIRSTY DANIEL PHOTOGRAPHY

New name during Food Fest Warracknabeal’s historic Commercial Hotel is now called The Creekside Hotel. Hotel owners Kevin and Sally Gebert used an inaugural Creekside Food Fest on the banks of Yarriambiack Creek last weekend to announce the change. The Geberts moved to Warracknabeal from the innerSydney suburb of Balmain in October 2011. The hotel has been known as ‘The Commercial’ since 1870. About 500 people from the Wimmera and beyond attended the Food Fest, which capped off a big week in the northern Wimmera town. The Food Fest featured five specialty food marquees and 13 different types of food in the hotel’s waterfront beer

garden. Musician Craig Somers provided entertainment while a jumping castle, juggling performer and lolly table were popular with children. The Creekside Food Fest builds on the town’s Y-Fest, which started 15 years ago and is now one of the Wimmera’s biggest Easter events. Sally Gerbert said she and Kevin were happy to end to the week with a relaxing day out that also showcased ‘a terrific vibrant community.’ “Anyone who knows Kevin and I know that we don’t do things by halves. Once we started talking about having a food festival to launch our new name, we didn’t hold back. And we can’t wait to host another one,” she said. “Our vision since buying the hotel was to create a premier dining and entertainment ven-

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he Nationals candidate for the Federal seat of Mallee Andrew Broad was spot on when he said that Australia had to ‘play to its strengths’ to rejuvenate manufacturing in the country. Mr Broad, in a frank interview with The Weekly Advertiser, said in response to a question about the demise of Ford in Geelong, that opportunities remained, not only in Australia, but Victoria and the Mallee electorate. Mr Broad, a board member

of Australian Made, Australian Grown, agreed the loss of Ford car-making in Victoria was a disaster. But he said people had to look beyond the disappointment and consider a different direction. “At the end of the day we have to play to our strengths and to understand that we can’t compete on a wage base with Asia,” he said. “But, we are very good at so many other areas of manufacturing. We have an enormous amount of creativity and expertise that we’re already seeing in everything from furniture and high-grade piping to the wing tips of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. There

is a lot of opportunity if we get it right.” Identifying international need and responding with products that require specialist knowhow without the burden of heavy labour requirements seems an obvious direction for the future of Australian manufacturing.

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bones of some of our rural centres, need governments to make it as easy as possible for them to be productive and competitive. This means developing affordable service accessibility and exploring ways to remove any barriers. Mr Broad was right when he also said one of the keys in exploiting Australia’s manufacturing potential was reducing the cost and complications of doing business in Australia. If we are smart enough to come up with products that can meet a demand here and overseas then surely we can be smart enough to create an economic environment that allows it to happen.

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rarat district farmers have demanded ‘answers’ from Ararat Rural City Council over what it claims is a ‘serious’ rates discrepancy.

They argue that the council has ‘slugged its farming ratepayers’ with a $654,400 rate hike, despite signing off on half the increase in a Draft Rating Strategy. “It was bad enough when we found out the rating strategy was going to shift $316,700 of the rates burden off residential ratepayers onto farmers,” Victorian Farmers Federation member David Hucker said. “But now we’ve discovered council officers have drafted a budget that more than doubles the burden to $654,400.” The Ararat council released an official statement last week outlining why the draft 2013 strategy proposed to increase the farm rate from 52.5 percent of the general rate to 60 percent. Mayor Cr Ian Wilson said the proposed change would result in a redistribution of the rate burden with the general sector responsible for 51 percent of the rate burden, down from 54 percent, and the farming sector paying 40 percent, up from 37 percent. He said it was important to consider for issue from an historical context. “In 1995 farmers were carrying 46 percent of the rate burden, due to strong increases in farm land valuations. In order

to address this, the council made changes to the farm differential over a number of years, which brought this down to a more reasonable level,” he said.

“Of more recent times farm valuations have dropped, leading to a situation where in 2012-13 farmers were only carrying 37 percent of the rate burden, and the current proposal is to move this back to 40 percent. “This is not unreasonable, or unfair, it is the council merely adjusting the differentials to achieve the best outcomes for the whole of the community, having regard to the long-term and cumulative effects. This is what the council is required to do under the Local Government Act 1989.”

Shift Cr Wilson said under the proposed strategy, the average farm assessment would pay $374 more and the average residential assessment $14 more in 2013-14 as part of an overall seven percent rate rise. But Mr Hucker said page 56 of the draft budget showed the council wanted to lift the rates burden on the shire’s 500 farming families running 1733 rural properties from $4,089,300 to $4,743,700. “That’s a $1300 increase in just one year, raising their rates burden on the average farming family to $9487. How the hell is that fair?” Mr Hucker said. “Are our councillors aware they signed off on the draft rating strategy that shifted

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Health service celebration draws near

Organisers of a reunion celebrating Hopetoun’s health services are reminding people they need to book tickets by the end of this week. The Hopetoun community will celebrate 70 years of public health services on June 8 and 9. Rural Northwest Health campus manager Melissa Cook, 0417 108 857, is taking bookings.

$316,700 of the rate burden onto farmers, but now it’s been doubled to $654,400? We want answers. “We call on council to re-draft the budget and honour past commitments to keep the farm rate at 52.5 percent of the residential rate.”

Local Government Minister Jeanette Powell said the Ararat council’s proposed differential rate categories were consistent with ministerial guidelines.


But she added that the guidelines ‘recognised the important role of agriculture’ and that ‘councils should give consideration to providing reduced differential rates for farming land’. “Under the Local Government Act 1989, councils are obligated to publish their draft budgets and seek community feedback through a statutory 28-day public consultation process,” she said. “I encourage Ararat Rural City farmers and ratepayers to consider the draft budget, talk to their councillors and to make submissions to the council during the public consultation period.” People can provide written comments on the strategy before 5.15pm, Friday week. They can also support their submission with an address to the council at a special meeting at Ararat municipal offices at 4pm on June 13. The VFF also has is a petition calling for a Parliamentary Inquiry into rural rating. The petition is on the VFF website.





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Book mixes river, art and culture


orsham mayor Cr David Grimble will launch a new book on Sunday that links art, culture and nature to tell stories about the Wimmera River.

The riverside launch of Yanga Track…Wanjab, Gadjin and Murnong will be at Sawyer Park as part of the Art Is… of the Land Festival at noon on Sunday. The coffee-table book is a joint project of Horsham Rural City Council, Wimmera Catchment Management Authority and Barengi Gadjin Land Council. The book, written by Melissa Pouliot and designed by Jackie Peacock, features artwork by Wotjobaluk Elder Aunty Nancy Harrison and Aboriginal artist Louie Rigney. It also contains a Flora Guide by Rae Talbot

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that includes how Aboriginal communities used each plant.

means ‘to walk’. Murnong, or yam daisy, is mentioned more than any other plant as being an important food for Aboriginal people in south-east Australia.

The story is centred on Yanga Track, a popular walking tracks beside the Wimmera River in Horsham.

Author Melissa Pouliot said it was the first Wimmera publication that told the story of the river from several perspectives through a combination of art, Aboriginal culture and a plant guide.

A barbecue lunch and stencilling workshop using Aunty Nancy Harrison’s artwork from the book will follow the launch. Mayor Cr David Grimble said many people contributed to what he described as a unique and special publication.

“This book is inspired by the story of the native plants which were the medicine chest, hardware store and supermarket of the Aboriginal people,” she said.

“The end result is something the whole Wimmera community, Horsham Rural City Council, the CMA and the Barengi Gadjin Land Council can be really proud of,” Cr Grimble said.

and native animals and how they all link to Aboriginal culture.

The title Yanga Track…Wanjab, Gadjin and Murnong refers to the significance of fire, floods

In Aboriginal Wergaia language Wanjab means ‘fire’, Gadjin means ‘water’ and Yanga

“It uses fire and flood as the impetus for exploring some of the Wimmera’s early history and highlighting the fascinating stories of how Aboriginal communities used these plants in their everyday lives.”

WALL OF WORDS: From left, back, Soe Son Di Shwe Ta Lee, Yaren Akiz, Harrison Htoo Po Kyaut, front, Madhu Annathuraz, Sarah Htoo Po Kyaut, P’Leah Htoo Po Kyaut and Buket Akiz in front of their evolving creation in Army Lane in Horsham. Picture: MARS DRUM

Public invited to join WOW kids Members of the public will have an opportunity to get involved in a Horsham community arts project involving young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Writing on Walls Project organisers will use Art Is.. Festival week to invite the public to join its team in creating chalk creations on a carpark wall at Horsham Mibus Centre. The session, from 3.45pm to 5.30pm next Thursday, will incorporate the project theme of ‘a sense of belonging’. The project, commissioned by Horsham Rural City Council and School Focused Youth Services through Wimmera Uniting Care, has involved weekly school ‘club’ art and

writing workshops. A group of young people aged between nine and 19 has been busy working on poetry and a colourful wall design with Wimmera artist Mars Drum in Army Lane between Thipatiys café and Horsham Disposals. About half of the participants have lived in refugee camps oversees and their chalk work reflects connections based on ‘where they come from, where they are now and where they are going’. The project also includes selections of poetry, which will be used in plaques on seats and walls in Horsham shopping precinct. A project launch will be in Army lane on Saturday in mid June.

Drum, who has had four solo oil-painting exhibitions and travelled overseas extensively, has worked with refugees in Amsterdam and teaching African immigrants in London language schools. WOW writing team members: P’Leah Htoo Po Kyaut, 10, Soe Son Di Shwe Ta Lee, 11, Harrison Htoo Po Kyaut, 12, Karen community; Madhu Annathuraz, 10, Indian; Buket Akiz, 11, Yaren Akiz, 9, Turkish; Hozaira Ahmad, 9, Pakistani; Bernad Ngendakumana, 12, Sentia Kamikaze, 15, Burundi; Shauna Stringer, 15, Irish; Tina Kalenzo, 18, Yvonne Ndayikeze, 19, Tanzanian; Yasmine Harradine, 11, Indigenous Australian.

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senger aircraft fleet to four and provided more flexibility and costeffective options for customers. He said the new 10-seat aircraft included much more seating room and luggage capacity than previous aircraft. “Being fully air-conditioned, it really improves the passenger comfort when departing from those hot locations in central NSW,” he said.

The FIFO project, a response to the impending closure of Stawell Gold Mine later this year, has sparked interest from mine employees and contractors keen to continue working in the mining industry while maintaining Stawell as a home base.

“Also, having those extra seats is allowing us to meet the increased demand of moving more people at once.”

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Mr Boschen said the soon to be completed new terminal building at the airport would make passenger transfer a ‘much more’ enjoyable experience and the new GPS arrival procedure would ensure aircraft could return to Stawell more reliably during times of inclement weather.


PASSENGER DEMAND: The 10-seat Piper Chieftain AGA Group is now using for Stawell’s Fly In Fly Out mining charter service. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Northern Grampians Mayor Cr Wayne Rice said he was pleased with the progress of Stawell Airport development. “There are some great things happening out at the airport and it is fantastic to see a local business expanding its operations,” he said. “I congratulate AGA Services for investing in what is a growing industry and look forward to seeing the popularity of FIFO continue to build.”

Business opportunities far from nil at Nhill

The State Government will provide $25,500 for a project to promote business opportunities in Nhill. State Government Minister Hugh Delahunty visited the west Wimmera centre to announce funding for the Nhill Alive with Business Opportunity project. Business Nhill, Nhill Town Committee and Hindmarsh Shire Council have joined forces to develop the marketing project aimed an encouraging people to establish or buy a business in Nhill. A Nhill Open Weekend on October 12 and

13, when the town will host visitors, will play a major part in the project.

Mr Delahunty said it was ideal timing for the launch, which follows a Regional Living Expo in Melbourne. “The pressures of living in Melbourne are enormous, especially if you run a business. We need to show those people how great life can be out here,” Mr Delahunty said. “Nhill has an unprecedented opportunity to become a town of thriving business precincts and attractive streetscapes, with a strong economy that supports job creation.

“The groundwork is being done to build a more livable and economically sustainable community which offers the best environment in which to run a business or raise a family.” Nhill Alive with Business Opportunity committee chairman Alex Graham said the group believed Nhill had much to offer. “This is the best opportunity we have to all get behind the idea of marketing our town and our businesses to a wider audience,” he said. “We live in a fantastic community, and the opportunities are there for people to join us – by starting a business, buying one of the strong,

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“No one wants to wait for the photographs any more so the aim is to get a professional product back to clients as quickly as possible,” she said. Ms Pettras established her business about two months ago after completing a Certificate in Small Business Management through the State Government’s New Enterprise Incentive Scheme.

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NEW BUSINESS: Thea Pettras has opened Thea Jane Photography in Horsham.  Picture: THEA JANE PHOTOGRAPHY

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Wimmera Health Care Group’s health promotion team has started walking groups to provide the Horsham district community with free, fun and obligation-free exercise. Occupational therapist and health-promotion team member Annie Noonan said walking groups met on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and the plan was for more groups to get started. “The walking groups are great because all you have to do is turn up and meet some new people and get walking. There is no obligation to be there every week and it is free,” Miss Noonan said. “It is a way to get yourself outside and moving and meet new people at

the same time, everyone is welcome to attend. All you have to do is turn up and look for the group leader in the bright yellow top. “We are looking to start more walking groups, so if anyone has any ideas or would like to join a group they can contact me.” Miss Noonan is available Mondays and Tuesdays on 5362 1244 and from Wednesday to Friday on 5381 9333. Walking groups Tuesdays: May Park barbecue area,10am; Salvation Army offices at 12 Kalkee Rd, 11:30am. Wednesdays: Rasmussen Road Primary School main gate, 9am.

People keen to see examples of work or to inquire about photographic services can call Thea Jane Photography on 0417 354560, email or go to website theajane. com.

Science roadshow visits schools A Victoria University travelling science laboratory will visit schools in Horsham and Stawell next week as part of a tour to encourage budding scientists in regional Victoria. The VU Science Roadshow, from the university’s College of Engineering Science, will be at Birchip P-12 College on Monday before visiting St Brigid’s College in Horsham on Tuesday, and Stawell Secondary College next Wednesday. Horsham and Ararat’s Marian colleges are also involved in the visit. The roadshow allows Victorian Certificate of Education students to explore their curiosity in science

and put theory into practice using analytical instruments in a VCE Chemistry Practicals Program.

“Unfortunately the cost of instruments means that these are not affordable by schools,” he said.

The mobile laboratory contains state-of-the-art scientific equipment including a liquid chromatograph for separating and analysing mixtures; and an ultraviolet-visible spectrophotometer to analyse samples with light absorption.

In the VCE Chemistry Practicals Program students and their teachers will be able to put theory into practice with experiments including the analysis of aspirin in medications, caffeine in energy drinks and sugars in honey.

Victoria University’s Dr Domenico Caridi said instrumental chemical analysis was an important part of VCE chemistry curriculum and access to analytical instruments helped schools merge theoretical principles with hands-on experience.


Dr Caridi: “Science is an exciting career and will shape our future so it’s critical to give school students opportunities to engage and have access to the right facilities to inspire them and extend their understanding.”

FIRST FINALIST: Ian Wills of Horsham is the first of 12 finalists for the Horsham Plaza Great Car Giveaway. Mr Wills, who picked up his entry while shopping at Kmart, entered on the first Monday of the competition. Contest organisers are selecting weekly finalists for a $15,990 Mazda 2 until a grand final draw on July 6. Officials will draw the names of a further two finalists tomorrow. All shoppers have to do to enter the competition is to spend at least $20 at any plaza business. Picture: CONTRIBUTED


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reparations are in full swing for a major party in the south-east Wimmera township of Glenorchy on Saturday night.

Glenorchy residents will celebrate the reopening of their newly refurbished and extended public hall with the Big Night Out. Floodwater in 2011 severely damaged the hall and restoration work in the past 18 months has included a new floor, new supper room indoor toilets and access ramps for people with disabilities. The project also included raising the hall floor by 300 millimetres to make the building more resilient against future floods. Northern Grampians Shire’s Cr Kevin Erwin said the free-of-charge Big Night Out was sure to be a ‘great night with live music, children’s entertainment and a roast dinner on offer.’ Cr Erwin said Western Victoria MLC David O’Brien would help officially open the newlook hall. “The Glenorchy community should be really pleased with the result of the work that’s been done as they have, in essence, received a brandnew facility,” he said. “We hope to see many happy Glenorchy faces at the Big Night Out because this event is not only for them to celebrate the hall’s reopening, but also to mark their come-back from the devastating floods of two years ago.”

Glenorchy’s Big Night Out will feature performers including big-band outfit Swingside, country and western musician Cameron Mason, contemporary guitar duo Parso and Dave, and 1970s-1990s rock cover band NoXquses Jamie and Kim’s Mobile Zoo and other activities from 4pm will help entertain the children, and the Giant Koala from Dadswells Bridge will cater with a roast dinner at 6pm. Live music will start at 8pm.

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Flood damage Flooding occurred at Glenorchy during September 2010 and the State Government responded by providing a grant of $189,975 from its Flood Recovery Community Infrastructure Fund to build a new supper room and indoor toilets at the hall. But Wimmera River floodwater again hit the settlement in January 2011, inundating much of the township and causing damage to infrastructure such as drains and roads as well as almost 100 properties. The Northern Grampians council has repaired the latest damage to the hall with a grant of about $245,000 from Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements. Big Night Out organisers have asked people to bring a plate of food to share for supper and RSVP for dinner with Dianne Stewart on 5358 0500. People simply attending the event don’t need to RSVP.

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orsham Cub Scout Lachlan Downie, 10, of Horsham has achieved the Grey Wolf Award – the most distinguished honour for cubs in the Scouting movement.


As part of the award’s requirements, Lachlan also made banners, which will be used for camps and other activities. “It was a lot of hard work, but I have learnt a lot. I am now really enjoying being a scout,” he said.

The youngster had to complete a lengthy list of tasks to achieve the rarely awarded honour.

Other badges achieved to attain the Grey Wolf Award included the ‘gold boomerang’, which requires years of

Scout Day bowling competition, and Founders’ Day activities in Rainbow.

Horsham Lions Club president Rodney Clarke presented the Second Horsham Scout Group member with his award at a ceremony at Sawyer Park.

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THRILLED: Second Horsham Scout Lachlan Downie received his Grey Wolf Award from Horsham Lions Club president Rodney Clarke at a ceremony in Horsham.  Picture: FELICITY PRITCHARD

effort in a range of activities, handcraft, swimming, engineering, international culture, and the world scout environment badge. Lachlan also attended plan-

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Lachlan joined Second Horsham Scout Group as a cub in 2011 and has moved into the scout section as part of his journey through the movement. Second Horsham Scout Group is open to members from six to 18 and meets at 7pm on Wednesday nights. Joey scouts, aged six to seven, meet at 5pm. More information is available from Lance Warren on 0429 837 500.

Matthews exhibition in Natimuk gallery Wimmera quilt maker Marion Matthews of Horsham will present an exhibition at Natimuk’s Goal Gallery next month. Matthews has been a quilt maker for more than 25 years. The Natimuk exhibition follows solo presentations at Evelyn County Winery and Yering Station Winery in the Yarra Valley, Winter Garden in Geelong and Off The Beaten Track in Buangor.

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Rare, 5 Star Weekend Getaway “Distinctive” weekend getaway or escape the hustle & bustle of inner city living to a quiet country lifestyle. Set on 1 acre of native gardens with picturesque views, this ‘Ral Home’ offers a 5-star weekend getaway or peaceful way of life for professionals or retirees. Bright open plan living, country style kitchen, R/C split system, 1BR with robe, combined bathroom/ laundry. Town water & power connected, 6.2m x 6.2m garage/work shed and large deck to ‘wow’ your friends.

Web ID 2361987

Web ID 2370597

Web ID 2369265

Willaura - NEW LISTING! $78,000 Ararat - NEW LISTING! $118,000 Moyston


39 Ayrey Street

13 Grevillea Court

128 Whitepatch Road

Affordable Country Lifestyle An affordable home and a quiet country lifestyle are on offer. Set on a large 1253m2 block, three bedrooms (two with BIR’s), open living, wood heater and airconditioning, polished floors and updated bathroom. Outside a covered BBQ area, carport, storage sheds, second toilet, large yard with plenty of room for the caravan or additional shedding.

Investors Dream Ararat rental market is booming and with an expected return of $180p/w = 8% returns (approx), investors will be kicking themselves if they miss this opportunity! Low maintenance three bedroom home, updated carpet and paint, good storage in the kitchen, modern bathroom with shower and bath, aluminium windows, secure yard and tiled roof. A set and forget investment property with strong returns.

Live the Country Dream! No more power bills. A peaceful country setting with glorious views of the Grampians Ranges from this secluded 20acre property, set in large native garden includes stand alone solar and wind power system, with battery storage and near new lockup generator. The 3BR cottage offers lounge with wood heating & air-con, covered timber deck, 2 X 22,500lt tanks, dam, 2 sheds, dble carport, hot/ shade house & 3 pumps.

Web ID 2363216

Web ID 2350169

Web ID 2177849

179 Barkly Street, Ararat

5352 2303


Thursday, May 30, 2013

Wimmera Hose & Fittings may be new to the Wimmera but owner and operator Graham Hudson has started strong. With a massive background knowledge of over 10 years in the industry Graham specializes in hose & fittings from hydraulics, pneumatics, compressed air, rural and industrial applications. Wimmera Hose & Fittings provides a 24/7 on-site mobile service for hose repairs to new installations. Wimmera Hose & Fittings also supply’s all your industrial needs such as ducting, cam locks, clamps, water pumps, valves, air seeder, water suction and firefighting hoses to name a few. Save on downtime Wimmera Hose & Fittings will come to you! For all enquiries Graham can be contacted 7 days a week on 0413 475 604. Photo: James Fidler

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

For the week June 2 - 8

Art is... of our land Festival proudly presents

PeterHelliar whateva (...forevs) Direct from this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Straunie’s alter ego Peter Helliar returns to Horsham for Art is...

^    a  ARIES March 21 - April 20

Lucky Colour: White Lucky Day: Tuesday Racing Numbers: 3 5 6 9 Lotto Numbers: 3 12 26 36 35 44 Hard work from the past will be rewarded handsomely. Recognition in the right circles will help your career. This could be the best period of your life for a long time and what is likely to come your way could take you by surprise. Lovers could be more affectionate. Don’t try and force issues with loved ones. Consider your partners feelings. Loss or theft could occur. Take life as it comes – think positive. Finances should improve. However, keep the spending under control and don’t lend money.

TAURUS April 21 - May 20

Sometimes things just have to change... Wickedly funny, The Age

Lucky Colour: Peach Lucky Day: Monday Racing Numbers: 3 2 6 5 Lotto Numbers: 3 12 15 26 9 44 Big plans could affect you. Personality clashes possible but be wary of criticism that could be interpreted as jealousy. Don’t let emotions get the better of you, take stock of you really want. You should be feeling much better and ready for new challenges. You will look forward to a break from the usual and if you can get away it could be good revitalisation for you. Finances should not give too much trouble. You are in a much better position to make up your mind about someone and this could affect your career matters. Try to keep an open mind about other’s ideas.

GEMINI May 21 - June 21

Lucky Colour: Mauve Lucky Day: Wednesday Racing Numbers: 6 5 3 2 Lotto Numbers: 3 16 25 40 33 39 New things could happen suddenly in your career. Adjust your thinking and give a little in relationships. Someone could be expecting a lot from you now. Most will be feeling more in control. An excellent period for success. Legal affairs should fare better and good news is on its way. Increase in earnings are indicated. A lot in your life is about to fall into place. Answers to mysteries. Aggressiveness will spoil a good opportunity. Luck should come in unexpected ways. Someone close could be in for a period of good fortune. Travel can bring a few surprises.

CANCER June 22 - July 22

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Lucky Colour: Dark Green Lucky Day: Monday Racing Numbers: 2 3 6 2 Lotto Numbers: 2 13 26 36 35 8 Improved love life and new relationships during this period. Take life as it comes and do not push your ideas too much at the moment. Good period for health and improvements in career field. Romance and the finances should be looking up. An offer too good to refuse could be coming your way. Social and domestic scene are improving, but hectic contact by someone from the past could be interesting. Opportunities in career matters and people will be more inclined to take notice of your opinions.

LEO July 23 - August 22

Lucky Colour: Blue Lucky Day: Sunday Racing Numbers: 2 1 3 4 Lotto Numbers: 4 12 26 29 30 22 You could be forced to change your mind about a close and personal friend and this could be very unsettling. Work is getting to a stage when you should ask for help. Someone in authority who recognises your potential, will be doing battle on your behalf. Possible change of address. Something which has bothered you in the past will now be cleared up. Good news from afar will also help make this a very happy time. Things that might look mighty big in the distance seem to get smaller as you get nearer their happening. Anticipating problems could bring them on so think positive.

VIRGO August 23 - September 23

Lucky Colour: Orange Lucky Day: Tuesday Racing Numbers: 6 5 3 2 Lotto Numbers: 6 12 25 40 33 37 Big plans about travel and moves could affect you in a surprising way. Trusting people could bring disappointment. Be more tactful with loved ones this will avoid a lot of headaches. Your partner may be going through a difficult time. Many could be meeting the partner of their dreams. Long term plans are now coming to fruition. A debt will be paid to you. A newfound romance is quickly cooling down. Don’t let this depress you too much; best to keep positive. An old flame will show up and pay you a lot of attention. You will have to make a major decision with regards to one of your children.

LIBRA September 24 - October 23


November 23 - December 20

Lucky Colour: Blue Lucky Day: Tuesday Racing Numbers: 2 3 5 1 Lotto Numbers: 3 12 26 9 44 45 Favourable influences on relationships. Carefully planned ventures should be successful. Someone from the past could re-enter your life. Most will be more sensitive to the wishes of loved ones. More confidence to push ideas at work. Health and energy improvements, career changes and a trip with an unusual outcome are indicated. Love life could produce the unusual. Don’t avoid others as your own judgement may not be up to par. Most should be in for an exciting time. A good time to get rid of the dead wood in your life. Love life could bring a rather exciting overture.


December 21 - January 19

Lucky Colour: Cream Lucky Day: Monday Racing Numbers: 2 9 6 2 Lotto Numbers: 2 13 26 29 5 11 Opportunities are around and financial rewards are indicated. The secret side of somebody could bring surprises. A little stranger could move in. Hectic social life is indicated. Opportunities to mix business with pleasure and travel long distances. Most are in the mood for romance and are more inclined to please lovers. More confidence to tackle obstacles. Many changes indicated in your lifestyle and chance to gain through past experience. Some will have to make difficult, quick decisions, best to follow your first impressions, or take advice.

AQUARIUS January 20 - February 19

Lucky Colour: Red Lucky Day: Friday Racing Numbers: 3 6 5 3 Lotto Numbers: 3 12 1 6 10 22 Don’t rush into situations you cannot see the outcome. Not wise to lend, borrow or spend on anything but essentials. Good period for romance if you are cautious. You could find yourself in some gossip, if you are wise you will not pass it on. Keep away from trouble makers and you will have a more pleasant time. Very good influences operating in domestic harmony. Family reunions and happy moments with loved ones indicated. Someone you met this year could be planning an important role in your life in a romantic sense. Obstacles you have encountered in the past are likely to clear up. Your partner could be in for a financial windfall.

Lucky Colour: Green Lucky Day: Sunday Racing Numbers: 2 6 8 9 Lotto Numbers: 2 16 9 17 36 22 Fondest wishes should be realised and bring some very happy moments. Do your best for someone who needs assistance. Changes are around and the chance to improve financially is indicated. Money could be a little easier to come by. New people will enter your life and for many a whole new lifestyle. Travel is indicated. An impulsive mood prevails. Make sure you don’t overdo gambling although a calculated risk could pay. Some will cut ties, others will make them. Most will meet interesting people and new experiences. Most will be able to achieve anything they go after.

SCORPIO October 24 - November 22

PISCES February 20 - March 20

Lucky Colour: Orange Lucky Day: Saturday Racing Numbers: 3 6 2 3 Lotto Numbers: 3 12 26 5 10 22 Make the effort to catch up on chores that have been building up. An opportunity to improve career and money matters. Old friends may be dropping in and someone with them will be making a big splash for you. Stick to routine and don’t try anything fancy. Some plans could now be realised. Relax and don’t worry too much, things will probably work out. Changes are on the way. Romantic period in which many people get married or engaged. Travel is on the cards also and some happy moments.

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Lucky Colour: Fawn Lucky Day: Monday Racing Numbers: 3 9 5 6 Lotto Numbers: 3 12 26 25 40 45 Something may need redoing. People expect a lot of you. Finding time for relaxation could be difficult. Most will be in the mood to party. Love relationships should be going well and most will be improving existing relationships or going into something more permanent. Clear the air and talk over family or emotional problems. Most will be on better terms with loved ones. More variety in social life. A better than average lucky trend. New opportunities. Financial matters improve. Most will get emotions under control.

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

The Weekly Advertiser


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Animals & Accessories The Weekly Advertiser welcomes your advertising. We are required strictly by law to include specific information on some items when publishing your advertisement. A snapshot of your obligations are as follows: ANIMALS *All for-sale advertisements, for either cats or dogs must include one of the following: • Individual microchip numbers • Vet certificate to exclude individual animals from needing microchips • Domestic animal-business number

*The Weekly Advertiser reserves the right to accept or refuse advertisements.

1 x Belted Galloway Cow, pure bred, with 10 month old bull calf at foot $1800 the lot Ph 53566303 Moyston

Animals & Accessories




Maltese x Shih Tzu Puppies, 1 Sewing machine, singer treadle male, 1 female, vet checked, M/C# $100 Ph 53544240 981020005541896, 5493992 Singer Treadle Sewing Machine, $280each Ph 0424588439 beautiful stitcher, VGC, extras Miniature goats, kids, does, wethers and bucks $150each Ph $325 Ph 53581100 0400904727

Muscovey ducks, dressed $25 Ph 53837527


Pony rugs, canvas and stable, 3’-4.3’, excellent order $20ono Ph 1992 Windsor Pop Top, 16’, off 53543264 road tyres, AC, 3-way fridge, gas Pony, 12.2HH reg Welsh stove and microwave, 12 volt/ 24 Mountain, for sale or swap $2500 lights, DB and bunks, new annexe, Ph 53891556 hot water, TV antenna $14,000ono Python, blonde spotted, female, Ph 0417554089 3yo, non-handler, wildlife license required $300ono Ph 0400064460 1999 Jayco Hawk Campervan, full annexe, EC, more info $12,500ono Rams, Hampshire down and white suffolk, bruc acc $350 plus GST Ph Ph 55752789 or 0400537613 or text 0488159853 Saddle, Wintec Isabell, EC, 17”, cair system, changeable gullet (black), comes fully mounted with great extras $800ono Ph 0458770008 Siberian Husky, 3yr old, desexed female, breeder wish to find a loving home for ex show dog, M/C 956000002556206 $350 Ph 53848226 AH

Fish tank, 4’, with cast iron stand $170 Ph 53583336 Horse float, double, good tyres, registered, fair condition $2500ono Leadlight Secretaire Cabinet, Ph 0422587091 with fitted writing desk, 1150mm Kelpie pups, born 18/02, vet width, 1885 height, EC $500 Ph checked, vacc, parents proven 0417558774 workers, MC 978102100079570, Miners Lounge, $200 Ph 0428324210 87339 Ph 0427861437 Julie

Millard 16’ pop top, VGC, 12 months rego, DB, gas electric fridge, gas stove, oven, AC, electric brakes, full annexe $10,000ono Ph 0419514118

Bailey, 4 berth, light weight caravan, easily towed by family sedan, toilet, shower, fixed bed, 2 TV’s, new auto awning, new AC, battery pack, 3 way fridge, motor mover, stereo system, much more, EC $33,000 Ph 0400903635 Camper Jayco Dove, pop top, 1984 with annexe, GC, rego 01/14, R21434 $5500 Ph 0408222466

Commercial Equipment Drink Fridge, Orford, 2 glass doors, shelves and lights $1200 Ph 0417101120 Prime Mover, International S2600, 400 Cummins, 13 spd, PTO bunk, AC, turn table, NNP882, semi tipper trailer also available $25,000 Ph 0419323118

Carry Me camper, slide on camper for utility or extra cab, made in Tintinara SA, GC, extras Computers & include slide and tilt cradle for Entertainment refrigerator, extra triangle corners for tent $7000 Ph 53912054 or Motorhome, 1976 Domino, auto, Desktop Intel Core 2 QUAD CPU 0417536155 fit out 2002 for 2 $88,500ono Ph Q8400 2.66GHZ, Nvidida Gforce 6600, 320gig HDD multi recorder, 0408127425 20” monitor, keyboard and optical Nissan Urvan camper, 1989, low mouse $350 Ph 0428336397 kms, completely fitted with annexe, EC, 12 months rego $7000 Ph IBM Thinkpad, core 2 duo, T7300 Windows Vista business OS power 0427340814 Reduced caravan, permanent supply and top loader case $200 onsite, with large solid wall annexe, Ph 0428336397

Camper trailer GIC extreme off road, as new, fully optioned, mattress, rego 12/13 $6000 Ph Compass 15ft Pop Up Caravan all chattels wiwo, $24,000 Ph 0429233729 1993, island double bed, 0458923298 Beachport Camper trailer, 6x4 on road trailer wardrobes, hot plates, 3 way with Oz trail 7 camper, DB, annexe fridge, sink, plenty cupboard w/walls, new tyres and new spear space, excellent condition, light blue interior E27531 $15,000 plus extra spare, tool box and Ph 0402302028 Robyn 2001 Roma pop-top, 14ft, s/beds, watertube, all poles, pegs and EC, $13,000 Ph 53548223 Concept 17’6”, 2009, QB, 15” ropes VIN 6WSR120452 $1990 Ph wheels, checker plate, external 2003 Spirit Camper Trailer, 0419571506 cable, roll out BBQ, as new as new , heavy canvas and tail Caravan 1987 Male Trail, 16’, annexe $31,500ono Ph 53811733 Reduced Compass caravan 2005, gate kitchen P89984 $7000 Ph 19’16”, 3 way large fridge, gas HW, front kitchen, DB, annexe, GC or 0428504538 0447398338 Hi-Ace 1980 pop-top camper, 4 burner stove, microwave, AC, $6500ono Ph 0400016358 fair condition OHZ724 $3000 Ph TV, island DB, shower, toilet, roll 2005 16ft Regent Crusader, roll out awning, full annexe, 4 new 53566212 out awning plus annexe, single tyres, always shedded $34,500 Ph Jayco 12’ Pop Top, with annexe, beds, 3-way fridge, microwave, 53811020 or 0427811020 truck tyres, HD susp, and more R55050 $16,500 Ph 53941981 Slide-on Camper, Millard 1985, 3 $7200ono Ph 0429810550 berth, fridge, stove, battery pack, 2005 Jayco Eagle offroad Jayco 2007 Expander, AC, EC, GC $5500 Ph 0439797922 or caravan, barlett flys and annexe, annexe flys, roll out awning, always 53871504 VGC, R09826 $17,000 Ph shedded, S45774K $25,500ono Ph Caravan 1999 Roadstar, 12 mths 53911772 Viscount Pop Top 1980, s/axle, 0418394368 18’, 5-berth, GC, rollout awning, full rego, DB, 3-way fridge, gas stove Jayco Expanda Outback, 2008, and HWS, microwave, AC, shower battery pack, roll out awning, full annexe, large 3-way fridge/freezer, and toilet, rollout awning, P32475, annexe, bed flys, great family front kitchen, reg 02/14 $6900 Ph 0428827015 Ararat must sell $29,000 Ph 53922563 van, very spacious, one owner, immaculate condition $31,000ono Caravan 2002, Roadstar Voyager Ph 0438887732 or 53874235 3000, 21’ 6”, AC, S and T rollout Jayco Expander, 16’ pop top, awning, Microwave, TV, towing 12/05 build, 3-way fridge, roll out 2006 Jayco Expanda, TV, mirrors, many extras $35,000 Ph awning, inner-spring mattress microwave, flys, hoses, EC 53826461 $23,000 Ph 0419351246 $22,900ono Ph 0427880265

Alpaca, all colours, from registered Staffordshire Bull Terrier pups, breeder, good rates Ph 53847380 full vet checked, wormed, 1 x Alpaca, herd guards and pets, male male white with brindle spots, 2 and female available, prices vary x male brindle with white chest, 1 x male white and tan, 1 x Ph 0428852338 female brindle, 10 weeks old, M/C Alpacas, breeding stock, pets 978102100091561, 100104225, and flock protectors, all stock 100091709, 100091771, guaranteed, inspections welcome, 100091812 $650 each Ph delivery available Ph 0427602773 0413553826 Arabian Filly, purebred, bay, Wiltshire Ewes, horn stud, in should mature 15hh, easy to lamb to wh/stud ram, easy care, handle, $800 Ph 53542792 no shearing, great for small acres ARP Gelding, True Burnt Buckskin, $130 each Ph 53811824 3yo, eligible x 4 registration, well handled, should mature 14hh, Antiques quiet, friendly, reluctant sale, prefer show home, $2000 Ph 53542792 1830’s french cabinet, EC, email Bay Gelding, 16hh, 6yrs old, done for photos $2500 Ph 0400138106 local shows, dressage and adult or Email riding club, good to S/C/F, sale due Ararat to owner completing yr 12, loving home only $3000 Ph 0438230438 Antique Dining Setting, large extension table, 3-leaves, 6 chairs, Boer Goat Kids, $50 Ph cane inserts, sideboard, barley 0448447211 after 5pm carving $6495ono Ph 53582465 Cavalier King Charles pup, male, Stawell all checks, M/C 978102100091954 Concave Picture Frames, $80ea Ph 0488173584 Ph 0428324210 Chaff cutter, Jas Smith, electric Federation Side Board and motor and table, 2 spare blades Oak Writing Desk $650 Ph 03 2007 Galaxy Southern Cross, 53566369 $3000 Ph 53922233 17’, front entry, front kitchen, DB, Chickens, ideal show birds $10 Ph Fire Surround with cast iron and microwave, electric brakes, roll out tiled insert, over 100 yr old, VGC 0439265133 awning, 3 way fridge, always under $900 Ph 0439101170 Chihuahua pup, long haired, cover, AC, rego 2/14, only done 6 female, tan and black, MC Leadlight Display Cabinet, $390 short trips in Vic, EC $24,250 Ph 956000003024510 Ph 0457798781 Ph 0427523317 0458532656 Ararat Cockatiels, aviary breed, red 2007 Jayco Hawk campervan, full fronted yellow turks, indian annexe, flys, many extras, EC, ringnecks, call for prices Ph always under cover when not in 0408535515 Stawell use $19,000 Ph 0409412692 Ewes, pure breed, black face suffolks, from stud stock Ph 0419664345 Liz


Jayco Freedom family pop top, island DB, front bunks, rooftop AC Windsor Caravan, one owner, and heater, roll out awning, annexe A/C, 4 burner stove and griller, walls, $22,000 Ph 0419116167 microwave, 3 way fridge, lovely Jayco Pop Top, 90 series, single interior of soft green, double axle, single beds, 3 way r/f, oven 4/ bed, R.O awning and annex, , burner cook top, plenty cupboards always shedded, EC $17,500 Ph XRH094 $9000ono Ph 53827594 53826676 or 0428826676 Windsor Windcheater 2000, 19’, Caravan pop top, Gazal Infinity double bed, battery and AC, roll out 1999, 16’ x 7’6”, SB’s, power awning, full annexe, shower, light brakes ect, new condition $16,000 and weight, easy to tow N5339 $26,000 Ph 0415060314 Ph 53822537

Caravan Traveller, tandem 17’16”, pop-top, HD tyres, 2cyl, lots of extras, annexe $15,000 Ph 53891504 Jayco poptop 2003, 17’6”, large Caravan, Paramount 18’6”, single beds, AC, microwave, gas/ electric hotplates, griller, 3 way 2005, DB, 3-way fridge, 4-burner fridge, electric w/pump, rollout gas stove and oven, AC, fridge, awning, full annexe, EC $19,500 microwave, battery, DVD surround Ph 0400138106 Ararat sound, leadlight cupboards, r/o Jayco Westport Pop Top 1996, awning and new full annexe, 17’, air conditioning, rollout awning one owner, always shedded, EC and annexe, gas cooktop and grill, 3way fridge, island double bed $34,500ono Ph 0428133100 with storage, EC $17,000ono Ph Caravan, Windsor pop-top, EC, r/o 0419972013 2011 Cub camper Daintree, awning, microwave, island double Millard 14’ pop top, 4 berth, 2-way off road, EC $15,000ono Ph bed, $12,000 Ph 53562310 or fridge, full annexe, rego 2/14 $6500 0432398279 Ph 0467362436 0400699039

iPad, with retina display, inc keyboard cover, 64gb WI-FI/ cellular, Perfect condition $580 Ph 0419571506 Horsham

Farm Machinery 16ft x 8ft Thornton single deck, galvanised sheep stock crate $1000 Ph 53502321 1985 International T2670, with 22ft grain tipper, GC, QRTT, great seed fertiliser truck, 5361F, $30,000+GST Ph 0428541522 30’ 5160 Shearer Bar, 620 edge on tynes, new shears, VGC $17,600 inc Ph 0417539107 Air seeder, 32’ AFM bar 8” cut, floating hitch with alfarm A550 bin, new spare belt included, VGC $45,000 inc GST Ph 0428894258 or 53894258 Dimboola Air seeder, connor-shea 20’ scarifier 3/R finger harrows and trailer bin, 1000 PTO, no rust, very reliable unit $9350ono inc GST Ph 53870522 AH Austin 1951 Tray, 12’, UB hoist, grain bin, suit wreck, Edmunds bale loader, bag loader, best offer Ph 53547510 evenings only Berendes Grader Blade, 8’, 3 point linkage, hydraulic angle and tilt $5000ono Ph 0427323041 Boom spray, Hardi, 3400L, 20m Navigator, D/S foam, 16.9/30 tyres, hydraulics, lift and fold $19,800inc ono Ph 0427808601 Boomspray 2000lt Silvan tandem simplicity susp. 60’ hyd lift, fold broom, D.S foam, elec controls $14,300 Ph 0427871404

Chisel plough 3pl, 13 tyne, heavy duty, comes with crumble roller, 12’ 6” cut with adjustable depth wheels, EC $8800 inc GST Ph Driza-bone coat, Rider brand, size 0428211555 L, never worn $120 Ph 53582216 Class 96 Header, 5000hrs, 25ft or 0407343910 finger reel, trailer, $10,000+GST Wedding dress, size 14, complete Ph 0427861052 Kaniva with veil and 3m train, lace edging, Combine, Case 5120, Johns worn once $350 Ph 53582216 or u/c SSB fingers harrows, EC 0407343910 $9000ono Ph 0428334323

Clothes & Accessories

Commercial Equipment

Combine, Inter A62, 9” sp SSB finger harrows, goes well $4000ono Ph 0428334323

Commercial Black 3 glass door under bar refrigerator cabinet, new cabinet with motor, $1800ono Ph 53302008

Cultivator Daken, 3PL, S tyne, 6’, with Daken drop seeder, 2 cover harrows to suit $1500 Ph 0427340814


Thursday, May 30, 2013

Farm Machinery

Farm Machinery

Davey 13HP pump twin impellor, vanguard e/start motor, overhauled, new fuel system, 3 x 50mm outlets, hoses, new $2295, sell $1300 Ph 53524795 Ararat

Tank, 95,500ltr, galvanised maxi, 2” outlet and ball valve, ladder, lockable access hatch, plus extras $5500 Ph 0418304855

Draffen sheep handler, mounted in enclosed crutching trailer, feed in race, OH plant, flexi tube, handpiece, VGO $5500 plus GST = $6050 Ph 0429944479 or 53547579

Tractor Chamberlain Champion, can be seen working $4500 Ph 0409211839

Tractor, 1978 7040 Allis Chalmers, 140HP, 7885hr, 2 remotes, 2 speed PTO duals, front end weights, GC Excavator, Mitsubishi MS180LC, $7500 inc GST Ph 53843233 18T, MUD/GP buckets, GC, very reliable $24,200 Ph 0427360603 Flexi coil, 550 pound tynes $500neg Ph 0428911459

For Sale

Cycads, 10 medium size, great stylish pot plants or in ground $30each Ph 0428504913 Dimplex Refrigerated Air Cooler, reverse cycle, portable, as new, $550 Ph 53596260 or 0439855993

Dux hot water cylinder, twin 135 Litre HWS/LPG 2009 model, element, 315lt, made 2008 $450ono Ph 53583336 VGC $550ono Ph 0439309805

17 boxes of books, Readers Digest, novels, crafts, gardening, cooking, 100 plus LPs $200ono Ph Heavy Duty Trailer, with tank and 0428428035 5.5hp pump inc hoses, reduced 3 Wheel Walker With Zip-up $3900 ono Ph 0418529907 Ararat Leather Bag, excellent condition Horwood bagshaw, 6 bag top $50 Ph 53581100 Stawell dresser $400ono Ph 53846306 Howard Bagshaw 24 run, fair condition levermatic $600 Ph 0432401690

Inter 725 Header Hydrostatic, 20ft comb/15ft open front with comb 30 ton log splitters, split trailers, in good condition Ph horizontally and vertically, 6.5hp 50833496 AH engine, assembled and test run International 3600, 1993, 14lt $1370 inc GST Ph 53891541 cunnings, 410HP, 13 spd, OD, 4-Frame honey extractor wax PTO, HYD, QRBRTT, AC, JB, trough and gas hot knife $550 Ph RWC, 60025S $45,000 inc GST 0488068251 Ph 0427529818 Airless spray unit pump, Greco Jackman powder pickler $250 inc Construction King $6000 Ph GST Ph 0428911459 53582131 JD 7720 Header, reverse feed, dual speed drum, 230 front, Aluminium TOA Trailer, Borcat comb trailer, GC $18,000ono Ph 32’ x 6’6” tri-axle, tare 6.5 tonne, roll tarp, service history, excellent 0428821394 John Deere 40’, Chamberlain 275 order $33,000inc Ph 53931228 or bar, 9 and 3/4” spacing, near new, 0419025984 cast points, air kit, GC $7700 inc Axe, 3pt linkage, hyd wood super GST Ph 0418553990 $2000 Ph 0428504725 John Deere Tractor, 8760, 300HP, BBQ, 3 burner, on wooden trolley 24sp power shift, 8000hrs, GC $75 Ph 0407972090 Nhill $35,000 inc Ph 0428212996 Bed, futon, queen size innerspring John Shearer 28 run, fair mattress $400 Ph 53822911 condition $1000 Ph 0432401690 Bench Seats, flip up, 4 seats per John Shearer Trash Culti Drill, 27 run small seed box, farm scan row, $30 Ph 0408557603

monitor, VGC $11,000 +GST Ph Black Plastic, 8 new rolls, 4m 0427836214 x 50m, suitable for grain shed John Sheerer harrows, 13 leaf, floors and bunkers $1200 Ph 40’ hydraulic lift $880 inc GST Ph 0427323041 0428911459 Books - Old, maths, physics, Prickle Chain, approx 32’ $7000 chemistry, suit yr 12 student, good Ph 0432401690 revision exercises $20 the lot Ph 53562301 Bostich Nail Guns, 1x framing gun, 75mm nails, 1x rotary magazine for lighter work also nails, made in USA $400neg Ph 53524062 Ararat

For Sale

Queen size doona, pure wool, TORO Wheel Horse ride on mini jumbuck $100 Ph 53821468 mower, 212.5 model, 12hp motor, GC $1000 Ph 53982486 or 0418370933 REDUCED Rotary Hoe, Hassett Trailer, steel 6x4, GC $395 Ph Hitachi compound mitre saw, heavy duty, forward, reverse gear, 0427523317 approx 10 yrs old $340 Ph Honda motor, 6.8hp, new blades Trampoline, childrens, good $1000ono Ph 0407425689 53881238 Toolondo area condition $75 Ph 53595285 or 0429200566 Honda motor, stationary 11HP GX380, suit wood splitter, new Computer desk, height 820mm, carby and a/cleaner, GC $475 Ph depth 300mm, width 400mm, as 0411419516 Ararat new condition, no longer required House bricks, 2500, s/hand, $150 Ph 0411459992 clean, ready to lay, $2000ono Ph 0418535801

Ditchwitch, C99 pedestrian trencher with trailer ramps $990 Ph Wheatlander cultivator bar, 33’ Header, John Deere 7720, 1988, 0419571506 EC, 30’ front, comb trailer 2608hrs, HD $1000ono Ph 0429857221 Dunlite Generator 2.5 KVA, always shedded, choppers, hillside Honda 5.5HP, EC, new $745 sell reverse feed, harvest ready, $350 Ph 53524795 Ararat For Sale $17,000 Ph 53521782

Inter 711 Header, 18ft comb with trailer, in good condition Ph 50833496 AH

For Sale

Hay shed, Clear span, 38m x 22m x 7m high, 530 UB trusses and columns $72,000 inc GST Ph 0417384311

Fuel tanks, 800lt and 100lt $500neg for the lot Ph 0428911459 Harrows, precision rolling harrow, EC, hydraulic fold/life, adjustable to Vennings Auger, 50 x 9 self 25’ $7700 Ph 0409859084 propelled, hyd lift, VCG $11,000 Header, JD 6600 C/W 22ft open inc GST Ph 0427325497 front bat reel, completely re-built and ready, good goer $10,000 Ph Water cartage tank, rapid spray, 15400lts, can be reduced to any 53598254 size down to 4200lts, with 4” Header, John Deere 7720 turbo, 2 camhock out let, retail $18,000, speed drum, 30ft tyne, reel front & trailer, 3000hrs, smale plucker to sale price $10,000ono Ph 0419323118 Horsham suit $18,000+GST Ph 53808227

For Sale

Elec lift chair, navy leather, cloth cover, on wheels, $750 Ph 0402632058 Electric bike, GC, cheap $300 Ph 0407247344 Engine, Honda, 4 stroke, 7HP, fair condition $200ono Ph 53821819 Extreme cooler esky, 4 stoke, new, 2HP, gas engine $600 Ph 53821047 Fire wood, $65 6x4 trailer, 11am to 1pm Sundays, Porter Plant Yard, Kalkee Rd 0419395683 Fire wood, olive, dry, very dense, beats red gum, keep this for year round supply, 6x4 trailer load $50 Ph 0418371448 Fire wood, red gum, 10 and 20 cubic meters, delivery available $975 Ph 0437662600 or 0448263700 Firescreen, sturdy steel $80 Ph 53823833 Freezer, chest 500lt, EC $500 Ph 0419595132 Freezer, chest 700lt, EC $800 Ph 0419595132 Fridge freezer, angel 60lt, plus cover and spring base, EC $1100ono Ph 0428263229 Fridge, 300lt Kelvinator, ideal beer fridge $100 Ph 0407972090 Nhill Furniture, Pine coffee table $100 pick up only Ph 0407357985 Generator, Honda Eui, 2.6 KVA, super quiet, built in eco-throttle, suitable to run microwave, computer etc, little use $1980 Ph 55701392 AH

Gold detector, minelab, GTX Camping fridge, 3 way, 12v 240 4000, 3 coils plus all accessories, REDUCED Header CAT Lexion and gas, 35-40lt, chest cold mark EC $3500ono Ph 0428263229 470R 204, 340hp, 30ft front and 2, EC $400ono Ph 0429393549 Golf Buggy, “laser lite”, (not cart), trailer, GPS yield mapping, Camping toilet, portable chemical, electric, carry bag, charger, $280, Auto contour, 2080 cut hrs, as new, spare battery $100 Ph chemicals as new $125 Ph ready for harvest, have retired, 53522123 or 0431215956 Ararat 0419571506 $150,000ono Ph 53541270 or Gopher, DX, as new, has near 5 0427322006 Carpet, near new, top quality wool, months warranty, cost $3500, sell approx 120 square metres, RRP Small square baler, M.F 124, GC $2500 Ph 53820896 $4800, sell $2800 Ph 53823092 $2900 Ph 0419389693 Gopher, Rumba Eureka, electric, Spray Tank Hardy, 1600L, Chainsaw, Poulan-pro, 51cc, 20” blue, GC, with charger and carry bar $400 Ph 0428504725 fibreglass, $500 Ph 0428837235 basket, suitable for indoor and Spray tank, rapid spray, 2400Lt, Chainsaw, Stihl 028, super 51cc, outdoor $750 Ph 0409191458 fiber glass $500 Ph 0408372666 16 inch bar, one owner, mint Stawell Stihl O5I Chainsaw, VGC, 26 condition, workshop and field Hand crafts, one box, knitted knee spare chains, 3 spare bars, $700 tested, 3 months warranty, $550 rugs and bed spreads, suitable for Ph 0439723289 Ph 53583326 market $120ono Ph 0428428035

Household Items Desk, solid timber, walnut colour, 4 drawer, 1530l x 900w x 740h, $135 Ph 0419571506 Dickwick Magnet, queen-size, EC $100 Ph 0448825609 or 53810390 Dining Chairs, 2 x Straight Backed Edwardian $200 Ph 53562301 Dining Table, walnut with metal legs, six fabric chairs $800 Ph 53822911

Dinning setting, extension laminated table, steal frames, 6 padded chairs, EC $250 Ph 0408100636 Stawell Double bed mattress and base, Trencheroo, 16HP Kubota diesel, EC, $400 Ph 53544240 skid steer, backfill blade, 2 new Entertainment Unit, 1.45 x 0.50 tyres, good working order $2800 x 0.55m, includes CD storage Ph 0428336397 shelves and drawer $550 Ph Twister Buggie, 150cc, GC $1500 53822911 Ph 0427913221 Fridge, 322lt, EC $150 Ph Vetch feed, $500 a tonne Ph 53823833 0448891486 or 53891486 Household Package, TV unit, Wood stove, Everhot, slow dining table, pinto chairs, 3 combustion, GC $250 Ph drawers lowboy Ph 53822256 or 0429822256 0427797242 6 Wood Stove, IXL, hot water Kitchen Crome Setting, service tank inc $500 Ph 53928259 chairs, vinyl, saffron colour, tan trim; wood grain laminated table, Wood stove, Stanley Agar, flue chrome double legs, as new $325 kit, GC, HW jacket $900 Ph Ph 53581100 0448009803 AH Kitchen table, circular, one metre, four metal and one cane chairs $300 Ph 53822911 Household Items

Kitchen Benches, secondhand, 1x 2400 x 600, 1x 1800 x 600, REDUCED Trailer, any use, inc sink, Ararat pickup $250 Ph tailor made to house amazingly 0419322775 safe fishing/recreation boat, folding trailer with separate fuel compartments, folding draw bar, lifting lid that can have the boat on top, the ultimate holiday and weekender, only take the toys or tents you want out the rest gets locked up, instant roll out kitchen on wheels, fantastic and rare set up, pristine condition, more pictures available, Boat is perfect Klamp Wheel Lock, 100% protect for local waterways, can carry in your car, size 14”, its new $109 Ph pieces to hidden waterways, full rig, 0400543038 15hp OB, sounder and all safety gear, 4 door trailer, elec brakes, 2 compartments one for boating gear (inc motor and trailer), 2 fuel store areas, made for each other, Boat- KH605, Trailer- S95831 $10,000 Ph 0419553163 Air conditioner, refrigerated REDUCED! Hydraulic Landing portable Nobo Cool, EC, hardly Legs for Semi Trailer, with wheels, used, view in Horsham $450 Ph Kubota BX1860 2011 Tractor, with $400 Ph 0419323118 53836378 front end loader and konga 1.2m slasher, only 35hrs use, diesel, Ride on mower, 12.5HP, white, Air conditioner, Westinghouse, 38” cut, EC, not $2000 just $1000 hot and cold, suit medium room, 4wd, EC $19,000 Ph 53595264 Ph 0428975203 Bill GC $120 Ph 0419571506 Life Jackets, 5 in EC, waders in Ride on mower, 38” cut, electric Bar fridge, Westinghouse $75 Ph EC $150 Ph 0419505737 start, new battery, blade, bearings 53524298 $765 Ph 0409851412 Bricks glass, 90 in panel 1800 x Ride On Mower, Greenfield 1000, from shower wall, best offer 30”cut, brand new motor and Ph 53991203 battery $1500 Ph 0458681119 Cabinet, 4 draw, steel filing cabinet Ride on mower, John Deere $66 Ph 0419571506 STX38 model, hydro transmission, Cabinet, steel, 2 door, 2 EC, one owner $1500 Ph 53521884 shelf, 1000h x 900w x $55 Ph Lincoln AS400/50 welder, EC or 0400631460 0419571506 $4500 Ph 53582131 Ride On Mower, White Cruise Chair, Oscar electric lift, EC, $800 Meat Saw, GC $500 Ph 53541380 Matic, 38” cut, 12 HP $1500 Ph Ph 0429954795 0458681119 Mig Welder, 320 austmig S phase with traveller, heavy duty, EC, Roof battens, steel, 200lm, 40m, on transporter wheels $1600 Ph half price $330 Ph 0418101778 0427874213 Rotary Hoe, Napier Grasslands, Mig welder, WIA 150, gasless, GC model 707, 6’, HD 3pl $2500 Ph 53826461 $600 0427340814 Mountain bike 12spd, motorised Shoprider mobility scooter, bike , dual suspension, VGC, new 2009m as new condition $1850ono tyres, factory, built, 49cc, 2 stroke, Ph 0408234547 $1000ono Ph 0409611957 Stawell Singer Machine in Horn cabinet, Noritake (Evansdale) dinner set, boxes of cotton, fabric and patterns excellent condition, 8 settings, 56 $150ono Ph 0428428035 Sofa Bed, EC $350 Ph Childs matching desk, chair and pieces, $400 Ph 53825283 bookcase in peach and cream Old School Desk, painted with folk 0429238478 $220 Ph 0418175930 Sofa couch, Audio Sonic TV 54cm, art $80ono Ph 53585499 Out Door Chairs, brand new TV cabinet, Sony PlayStation 2 and set top box $150 the lot Ph never used , 6 green $45ono Ph 0409427556 Julie 53911989 Nhill Summer duct lifter, max height 5.5, model 2118, $1200 Ph 0419571506 Horsham

LG TV, excellent picture, inc extras $35 Ph 53824164 Lift chair, electric, Jason Harbour Town, ivory leather, VGC $675 Ph 53822711 Lounge suite, 3 seater with 2 recliner chairs, EC, green, paid $1800, sell $500ono Ph 0428820446 Lounge Suite, cream genuine leather, 3 seater, 2 chairs, brand new, hardly used, beautiful style/ look, cost $3500, sell $1950 Ph 0409405629 Horsham Lounge suite, Jacobean, GC $350 ono Ph 0400102881 Lounge suite, Natuzzi, brown Italian leather, 3,2 and I seater plus ottoman, VGC $2500 Ph 0428842237

Lounge, blue, 5 seat, with corner glass table, in good condition, $250 Ph 0438332847 Karen, Nhill Oven/ grill/ ceramic stove top Westinghouse, 54cm upright , 2yo $700 Ph 0428915271 Pine dinning table, solid, 6-8 seater with 6 material chairs, EC $250 Ph 0409201955 Pine Kitchen Dresser, solid, 2 piece $390 Ph 0427523317 Recliner, lift electric chair, cloth fabric, VGC $350 Ph 0439089556 Minyip

Single under bed, trundle, Swimming pool, 24’ x 12’, near white metal, $120 Ph new liner, bubble cover, sand filter and pump, ladder and hoses Childs matching desk, chair and 0427630051 $1000 firm Ph 53922233 bookcase, plus matching dressing Stools, Bar/kitchen x2, cedar stain, table with mirror and side table country style, high backs, swivel Palm Tree for sale for removal in purple and cream $400 Ph seats, as new, no marks, $120 pair at buyers expense, price is 0418175930 Ph 0409405629 Horsham negotiable Ph 0447362925 Table, laminate with padded chairs, Pea Straw/Garden mulch, weed GC $50ono Ph 0432635701 free, $5 delivered Horsham area Television low-line unit, Ph 0407011084 mahogany stain, cupboard with Plega Adjustable Bed, double shelving each end, shelf & 2 size, touch button control to drawers down middle, as new, Table round resin, easy store, elevate back and legs, as new no marks, beautiful style/look, 4 steel chairs, EC $199 Ph $2000 Ph 0409523448 1650mmLx700Hx500D, $450 Ph 0412936307 Poly pipe, 2” new and used, 0409405629 Horsham Table top Arcade Machine, 21” 1000m plus $990 inc GST Ph Trundle bed and mattress, used high resolution VGA Monitor, 3 side 0427797242 twice, EC $50 Ph 0408100636 - 2 player, flip screen function, 1066 Stawell games including Donkey Kong, Galaga, Frogga, Pacman, Street Childs matching desk, chair, Tumble Dryer, gas/electric, VCG Fighter etc, free credit button, ideal bookcase and side table in blue $275 Ph 0427523317 Christmas gift, $1399 to arrange an and cream, $250 Ph 0418175930 Vintage indoor plant stand, inspection Ph 0438981153 Ballarat Couch , 2 seater and 2 chairs $150 wooden 1930’s style $30 Ph Timber , Oregon, 10inch x 2inch x Ph 53820896 53824164 54m, 8 inch x 2 inch x 36m, $1000 Cupboard/ TV unit, country look, Wall unit/dresser, pine, 4 drawer, Ph 0419505737 solid wood, GC, large $450 Ph 2 cupboards, 2 shelves, 220H, Timber flooring, Cowley pine, 6” x 0428915271 150W, 52D, 1 off piece, built Pump, Hardi 1203/9, coupled 1” boards $900ono Ph 0429981984 DB Mattress, Sealy Posture by a cabinet maker, $350 Ph to Honda 5hp motor w/gear Premier retail $1200 brand new 0427182015 reduction, max pressure, Timber Window, second hand, 1 $800 ono Ph 0428975203 Bill Washing Machine, Kleenmaid, 15bar/220PSI delivering 90lts fixed pane/2 sashes, 2693 long x per/min $650 Ph 0428336397 1268 high, GC $250 Ph 53581173 Desk, 1680l x 760w x 690h, commercial heavy duty, automatic keyboard shelf $66 Ph 0419571506 $100 Ph 53524298 AH Willaura

Household Items


Window double glazed, 2440 x Ski Boat, Flight Craft Banshee and 1315, cream trim, 2 panels, one trailer, EC, perfect family boat, rego EU165, and trailer rego TO8348 opening $400 Ph 53991203 $6500 Ph 53981979 or 53982016 AH



Motor Vehicle Accessories

Volkswagen - Harley Davidson Trike, 1600cc, Harley forks tank seat, custom paint, $15,500 Ph 0437759798

REDUCED Wrecking 1988 Nissan Patrol Wagon 4x4, complete minus motor and gearbox $400 Ph 0411419516

Yamaha Thunderace YZF1000R, Tinny boat, 11’ 10”, rego NT806, 1997, RWC, reg Dec 13, VGC, trailer, rego U39943, mercury regrettable sale, CQ450 $4500 Ph 8HP, 4 years warranty, 15 hr 0409551122 work, anchor, oars, fuel tank, both rego 9/13, selling due to upsize Motor Vehicle $3000ono Ph 0407046393 Noel


Trailer, multi roller boat trailer, to suit 15-18ft boat, new tyres, 2 5 Landcruiser 80 series 6 stud stage winch, B34913 $1500neg Ph steel 16”x18” rims, with nuts and 53524062 caps $500 Ph 0427329356

19’ Haines Hunter deluxe, complete rebuilt, V8 on board motor with leg, 1/2 cabin with two Motorcycles beds, toilet and sink, unfinished project $8500 Ph 0403592891 1984 Honda Solo 6 250 roadbike, 2001 Savage Jabiru, 3.8m 15HP GC, no reg, no RWC, eng mariner, front casting deck, color MC08E2009200 $1200ono Ph Lowrance fish finder, tarp, with 0409352556 trailer, all EC, boat GD637, trailer 1989 Kawasaki KLR-250, S18236 $4200ono Ph 0401148072 EC, 19,500km, sport $2000 or 53525143 on restoration inc top-end over 5.2 Stessl, centre console, 60HP haul, new battery, brakes, tyres evinrude, redco trailer, full floor excellent, suit someone wanting safety gear and extras $5500 Ph reliable bike for farm or off-road $2000 Ph 53522617 after 7pm 0429797173 Boat, brand new Hunter Marine v-nosed punt and gal trailer, 15hp Honda 4-stroke motor warranty end 2016, new rod holders, fish finder and life jackets, carpet floor R27054 $8000ono Ph 0427816202 Bronze Propeller, 12 inch with 45inch x 1inch s/steel shaft $80neg 2005 Triumph Daytona 955i Ph 53524062 Ararat sports tourer, heaps of extras, motor, VGC, Camero Legend series 2 2001, performance 350 chev, velvet drive, FMR, 44,500km, rego 12/13, panniers Bimini, 335hrs, tandem trailer, 6 tank bag included, DD692 $8500 month reg on both $18,000 Ph Ph 0400923733 0408372666 2006 Yamaha Pee Wee 80, EC, Caribbean Calais 5.69m, dunbier hardly used $1600 Ph 0409510232 trailer, new breaks, wheels, axle etc, mercury 150HP, ski pole, full travel covers, new battery, radio, immaculate condition, great all round fishing, skiing, family boat $18,000ono Ph 0887622611 Catamaran, cheap, Alpha Omega 4.5mtr, trapeze, race rigged w/ trailer, C50/253 $2500 Ph 53566236

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Canopy Ute Back to suit std tray, near new cond, $1800 Ph 0418535801 Canopy, to suit 8’x6’ tray, steel frame with lift out side and rear gates, separate front gates for dogs, complete tarp cover with zip sides and back, near new condition $1600 Ph 0429821171

2008 Baroni scooter 125cc petrol, Hard Top, MGB Manton, good order, 1100km, VGC, reg 07/13, IS576 has been stored 30 years, $1000 $2000 Ph 0408222466 Ararat Ph 0418529907 Honda CRF 230, 2010 model, Holden 308 red motor, turbo looks new, little use, comes with pattern, fresh rebuild, comes with REC rego, 8004.A $4500 Ph Turbo 350 gearbox $2000ono Ph 0447188274 0400048550 Honda CRF450x, REDUCED! Late 2008, excellent condition, extras, rec rego, new tyres, mechanically A1. 6039A. $6,500ono ph 0400514500

Jet Ski, RXT, 215HP, gripper seat, updated bars, super charge, will trade for KXF 250 $11,000ono Ph Honda CRF 450X, 2008, 2000km, immaculate condition, 12 months 0408068646 reg, 6307E $7500 Ph 0408825688

Honda Civic wagon 1987, uses 53910220 no oil, 4 new tyres, selling as is, DPO989 $500ono Ph 54662335

Trades/boat Steel Full Length Roof Rack, for std Ute tray, heavy duty,3.3mtrs x 1.37mtrs $300 Ph 50837259

Qunitrex 385 Explorer, 20HP Mercury Motor, dunbier trailer, Garmin fish finder, new canvas cover, fully carpeted, safety gear, rod holders, spare wheel, swivel seats, 5 months rego, boat rego MC899, trailer rego S95511 $6000 Ph Chris 0429908895 Jeparit

Kawasaki 750 Zephyr, 1994, EC, reg, IF181 $2600 Ph 0403827756 Kawasaki KX65, 2005 model, top end, just rebuilt, well looked after by 1 owner, child outgrown $1800ono Ph 0417584776 Quad bike 2x2, Yamaha 350, blue, new battery, goes great $2200ono Ph 0409611957 Stawell RMZ 450, 2008 fuel injected, never Mags, Commodore, 4 -17X7.5, raced, EC, some spares $5000 Ph excellent condition, new tyres, 0417477974 $800 ono Ph 0418529907 Rolling Chassis, Ford F100, 1973, 3” dropped I-Beam front axles, 9” diff $3000 Ph 0407350834

Savage Jabiru, 3.55 v-nose punt, 1997 mercury 15HP, 2 seats, Suzuki 2011 GSXR 1000, first safety gear $4000 Ph 0417548650 registered May 2012, 1500km, EC, 1G4JM $13,800ono Ph Horsham 0412733385

The Weekly Advertiser welcomes your advertising. We are required strictly by law to include specific information on some items when publishing your advertisement. A snapshot of your obligations are as follows: BOATS All advertisements for boats must include: • Hull number or registration number of the boat If a trailer is included with the boat, the advertisement must also include: • Registration number or chassis number of the trailer.

Suzuki DS80, 1990 model, GC, VIN: DC13A100738 $950ono Ph 0427801969 Mags, Commodore, HSV 4 18x8, excellent condition, new tyres, REDUCED $1500ono Ph 0418529907

Suzuki Motorbike, DR650 SE, 2010, low kms, 12 months reg, with Mags, CSA Gladiators 4 x 16/8”, RW $6500ono Ph 0429139502 AH EC, near new tyres $600 Ph Triumph 07 Daytona Super 0409423541 Sport 675, registered, RWC, vin# Mitsubishi Triton hard lid and roll SMTTMD10667304239 $8000neg bars, suits GLX-R model, blue, EC Ph 0499248287 $1500 Ph 0434557919

Hyundai Sonata, 94, silver, 245,000kms, VIN: KMHDF21FPSU242872 $1000ono as is Ph 0437964166 Amanda


Motor Vehicles $10,001 - $20,000 08 Holden VE Calais V Series, silver, auto, 106,000kms, leather, premier sound dvd, new tyres, EC XFP994 $17,500 Ph 0427902375 1999 Mercedes CLK Elegance, 4.3L V8 2 door coupe, silver, sunroof, 6 stacker CD, excellent car, deceased estate, 168,000km, SFE378 $19,500 Ph 53525675 1999 Toyota Hilux, dual cab, 4x4, diesel and gas, canopy, bull bar, tow bar, side steps, driving lights, VGC, 243,000km, RWC, PLW167 $14,250 Ph 0408504575 2002 4.8 Nissan Patrol, sw, st, duel fuel, manual with AC, CC, BB, T-B, S-steps, alloy wheels, ideal for towing, 167,000km WEH493 $18,000ono Ph 53822654 or 0418521206

Mitsubishi Lancer, 2002, red, 155,000km, 2 door, spoiler, alloy mags, no RWC, rego 1/14, SBP178 $2800 Ph 0438210178

Ford TE50 T2, 2001, gunmetal grey, black/blue interior, leather sports seats, sun roof, 5spd manual, 5ltr V8, 206,500kms, MUST SELL Toyota Corolla, RYG555 $8000ono Ph 2004 Holden VY tray ute, silver, auto, V6 dual fuel, EC, always 1993, no reg, runs well, eng no: 0400573984 serviced, RWC, XZY249 $12,800 4A917168 $600 Ph 0438523758 Ford XR6 turbo 2003, auto, Ph 0427902165 Peugeot 306, 1996, black 4 door 168,000km, VGC, SLG624 $9500 hatchback, auto, reliable first Ph 53502273 car, sold with RWC, 3 months VS Commodore parts only, V6 rego, NUF657 $2500ono Ph Holden 99 Vectra, 2.2 SL air, auto, bucket seats, rego 1/14, VGC, motor 6HVSK191SL857342, and 0438870835 PKJ542 $4600ono Ph 53891504 gear box $1200 Ph 0422249127 REDUCED Mazda, Utility, 1987, Holden Astra 2002, 130,000km, B2000 cab plus, 5 speed, reg 4 new tyres, 5spd manual, reg March 2013, good tyres, tbar, 4/14, ZSW446 $6000ono Ph PFO426 $875ono Ph 0402027023 0400562993 2006 Holden Rodeo crew cab REDUCED Peugeot GL Holden Astra, 2001, manual, LX, 5 speed manual, V6 3.5lt, AC, 504, 76 model, auto, air cond, silver, local car, low kms, RWC power and tinted windows, PS, original books and papers, burnt QVF654 $6000ono Ph 0447398338 factory T-bar, tub liner, T/cover, valve, still runs good, clean and E/brakes, full service history, tidy through out, ideal club car, Holden Commodore VZ 2004, 104,000km, RWC, rego 7/13, auto, ABS, cruise control, tow AZH163 $1000ono Ph 53569340 UMD449 $14,000 Ph 0418589280 bar, tinted windows, 157,500km, or 0412482521 EC, TEM263 $7000ono Ph 2007 Ford BF ute, 8’ tray, auto, Toyota Commuter, 1991, 12 seat AC, PS, CD, T-bar, CC, 110.000km, 0419135010 bus, 279,786km, noisy engine YRQ979 $10,500 AS IS $11,000 Wheels, 18” Advanty mags, tyres NJE690 $1550 Ph 0413628306 Holden VZ Calais 2006, V6, with RWC Ph 0408272406 no good $450 Ph 0427902165 213,000km, lowered, mag wheels, Neil 6G1ZX547X6L565592 Volvo 81, EC, rego 6/13, FXX820 VIN $10,000 Ph 0438017363 $700 Ph 53824415 after 5pm VR Commodore Berlina, GC, Honda CRV, 2002, auto, auto, FQD909 $2000ono Ph 183,000kms, RHQ708 $9900 Ph 0438820269 0427595378 or 0428578587

Motor Vehicles $3000 - $10,000

2008 Nissan Navara, RX dual cab, tow and bull bar, low kms, WWK651 $20,000ono Ph 0432398279

1979 924 Porsche, 2lt fuel injection, red in colour, engine no XJOO2750 $5500ono Ph Hyundai Getz 2008, manual, 0429846313 or 0353846313 VGC, 41,000km, bluetooth, tinted 1997 Ford Fairmont Sedan, auto, windows, good car, cheap to run blue, 225,000kms, t/bar, dual fuel, rego 1/14, WWL108 $7000 Ph gas fitted Nov 2009, 5 months rego 0458203564 with RWC, ideal first car or cheap Hyundai Getz, 2004, 197,000km, 1969 Toyota Corona, no rust suit to run family car, XIP138 $3250ono EC, WMG049 $3900ono Ph restoration, RT 40-610922 $600 Ph Ph 0410017969 0419340555 54981227 or 0427981227 2000 Commodore VT, Olympic Mazda 323, Astina Shades edition, 127,000km, VGC, QCL094 Hatch, 2003, silver, manual, CC, $5900ono Ph 0400016358 Ararat 99,000kms, new tyres, full service 2000 VT Commodore, 140,000km, history, one female owner, reg Nov GC, great first car, QLP137 13, RWC, SNC481 $8200ono Ph $6500ono Ph 0488552131 0418371448 1983 Gemini SL, EC, drives 2001 Holden Astra, 7 month Mercedes Benz, 300ce 24, 1991 well, no rust, 4 speed, all rego, RWC, bluetooth and iPod collectors item, 5spd auto, sunroof, original, excellent interior, good connect, EC, RXN619 $6000ono 2 door coupe, EC, nice mags, tyres, tyres, currently on club rego, not Ph 53585088 as new, drives beautifully, tinted transferable, 02100H $2200 Ph 2002 Toyota Hilux, workmate with windows, white over light grey 55851270 RWC, 126,000km, TGT542 $7500 YTL458 $8500 Ph 0419388612 or 53583324 1986 Commodore VL wagon, red, Ph 53821264 un registered, mags, goes well, 2005 Hyundai Getz, 2 door, Mitsubishi Lancer, 1999, GLXi, VIN 6H8VSK35HTL892093, $700 manual, red, 30,000kms, auto, low kms, tint, lowered, reg, Ph 0429314424 or 0420617606 immaculate, one owner, UGK606 RWC, PLT324 $6300ono Ph 1987 VL Commodore, owned $8,500 inc RWC Ph 0447398338 0407468949 from new, 8K196GL223604L $800 2005 Magna Wagon, 3.5Lt, T Reduced Holden VZ executive, Ph 54981227 or 0427981227 bar, auto, cruise, climate control, 2005, sedan, V6 auto, lowered, 1988 Ford Ute, tarp and ladder ABS, cargo barrier, alloy wheels, 5x18” mags, 167,000kms, 12 rack, rego 10/14 B.B.D.L. mags, one owner, full service history, t/b, months rego, RWC, must sell ASAP, ZFW443 $7000ono Ph VIN JL4OJY11692C, DPZ112 many extras, UBX194 $8900 Ph 0409439145 0428560630 $2200ono Ph 0427855030 SS Commodore 2001, red, 2006 Hyundai Getz 5dr Manual 1990 Ford wagon, low kms on Hatch, 75,000km, excellent 170,000km, 6 speed, ZKG125 recon motor, brakes recently done, condition, silver in colour, full $10,000 Ph 0428913235 near new tyres, extremely reliable, service history UAY266 $7500ono Subaru Heritage Liberty, AWD no RWC, WMN572 $1500ono Ph Ph 0438754255 2nd gen, auto, sedan, DGC leather 53848235 or 0408848235 97 Ssangyong Musso, 5cyl auto trim, AC, CL, CD, PS, RWC, 1994 Toyota Corolla, Seca hatch, diesel, good goer, 330,000KM, VIN 250,000kms, long rego, ZEO485 manual, 160,000km, good engine, KPTFOBIBSVP102024 $3200ono $5500 Ph 0428501277 no rego/RWC, needs work, VIN Ph 0419118788 Dimboola Toyota Echo, 3 door hatch, 6T164AE9409652400 $1000ono Falcon ute 1981 model, manual, red, manual, only 21,000km, Ph 0400850486 PS, EC, 104,000km, good tyres, immaculate condition, RWC, 2001 Hyundai Accent, 5 door good body, everything is good, SXV944 $7100 Ph 53522159 hatch, well maintained, RVK611 OSB654 $4500Ph 53583324 or Ararat $2000ono Ph 0427871651 0419388612 VW Golf, 2003, silver, manual, 2002 Commodore wagon, auto, Ford AU II, Falcon station wagon, 155,000km, 4 new tyres, rego cruise control, mag rims, tow bar, 120,000km, AC, QWO115 $6000 9/13, EC, RWC, SNA705 $8500 Ph 0400821199 Ph 53811606 UQO062 $3000 Ph 0419379564

2009 Ford Fiesta Zetec, silver low kms, VIN WFOJXXGAJJ9M69965, RWC $17,000ono Ph 0418536230

Wheels, genuine set of Simmons Honda Fire Bade VTR 1000, 3 pc 8” x 18 and 9” x 18, GC, with VCG, low km, after market HQ-HZ parts, 2 rear doors, minimal extra rubber, suit later Fords $2500 mufflers, RWC, YA982 $5500 Ph rust, HZ rear bumper, electric Ph 0428824316 0458311922 tailgate $250 Ph 0400923733 Honda VTR1000 Fire Storm 2003, Low line canopy, suit HQ Holden Motor Vehicles 7,600Kms, BR594, new tyres, $200 Ph 0427051897 AH Under $3,000 RWC, $8,000 Ph 0428941264

Malibu Response 1998 Bowrider, fully optional, wake board tower, sound system, Bimini, wedge, V8, excellent family boat, for serious skier and boarded, 720hrs $29,900 Ph 0400562627

Motor Vehicles $3000 - $10,000

Daihatsu Charade Centro 5D hatch, 1996, Super-economical three-cylinder run-around, straight, mechanically sound, regularly serviced and with good Rolling Chassis, Ford F100, 1973, tyres, recently had RWC, XHR 3” dropped I-Beam front axles, 9” 429, regrettable sale at $800 Ph diff $3000 Ph 0407350834 Ford Falcon BA 2003, 18” rims, 0448571811 Set of tyres and rims, Maxxis Ford Falcon 1996, green, clean new tyres, long registration, Bravo, 4 x LT225 / 75R16, 2 tyres x unit, needs $600 spent on RWC, lowered, cd player, factory 30% left $150ono Ph 0408397110 NSU832 $650 Ph 0458820434 bluetooth, towbar, tinted windows, GC, RWC, ZFF456 $5900ono Ph Tow bar for BA-BF sedan, rated Horsham 0408131598 1600kg auto, 1200kg manual $200 Ford Ghia sedan, 1997, EC, Ford Falcon Forte, wagon, Ph 0400917978 auto, gas-petrol, 290,500km, 6 2000, new tyres and exhaust, months reg, SPO928 $2800 Ph RWC, reg Jan 2014, 176,000kms, 0407247344 RGT973 $5800 Ph 0429859890 or

ED LSD, 3.27 Ratio, VGC $150ono Ute canopy, Challenge fibre glass, Ph 0428820708 side and rear lockable windows, Ford C/chassis, trade tray with tinted, 1850W x 2080L, GC $1400 ladder rack, 4 lock cabinets Ph 0428837235 $1800ono Ph 0419571506 Ute trays, steel, to suit Toyota Ford Mag Wheels, 4xRoh, tyres Landcruiser single cab, Toyota and rims, 225/50ZR16, 95% tread Hilux twin cab $1000 Ph 0429821171 $600ono Ph 0458681119 Gearbox conversion, Ford ED T5, gearbox, bellhaising, flywheel, clutch, tail shaft $500ono Ph 0428820708

Motor Vehicles Under $3,000

BA XR6 turbo, 2003, phantom purple, 181,000km, new tyres, serviced regularly, GC, rego 10/13, TCN887 $12,000 Ph 0409435974 Falcon ute BA 2004, 159,000km, hard lid, 18” rims, auto, VGC, TNA728 $11,990 Ph 0408315064 Ford 2010 WF Fiesta Zetec, grey, manual, RWC, 65,000km, XRK314 $14,500ono Ph 0429821730 or 53881390 AH Ford Focus LV Hatch, 2010, 2.0lt turbo diesel, auto, titanium, RWC, like new, 95,000km, XDE949 $17,000 Ph 0407824753 Holden Berlina, 2007, sedan, auto, 60,000kms, registered and RWC, silver, XAH814 $18,990ono Ph 0428851853 Holden Commodore VE SV6, 2007, red, auto, good tyres, 117,000kms, EC, WBE958 $17,500 Ph 0429919296 Holden Commodore VZ, 2005, 8 seater wagon, VGC, RWC, XMO017 $10,500 Ph 0459507511

Mercedes Benz A170, 2006, black metallic, auto, 109,000km, 1 year rego, YJW614 $12,500 Ph 0479147331 Sherrie Nissan Patrol 2001, turbo diesel, silver, RWC, EC, rego 22/05/13, QVY280 $15,000ono Ph 53523997 or 0403367208 Subaru Liberty GT, 2005, auto, blue, full service history, leather seats, sun roof, 130,000km, TYB103 $14,900 Ph 0427030728

Motor Vehicles $10,001 - $20,000

Toyota Corolla hatch 2008, silver, manual, ABS, airbags, AC, cruise control, RWC, 103,000kms, VGC, XJC787 $11,500ono Ph 0429855118 Toyota Corolla sedan, white, auto, RWC, new tyres, tinted windows, EC, 110,000km, 12 months rego, WXV655 $12,400 Ph 0407320093

Urgent Sale VY Series II, manual, rego 8/13, new 18’ tyres and rims, pacemaker extractors and sports exhaust, lowered, SS interior, window tint, EC, ZNZ753 $12,499ono Ph 0437744630 Volvo 2004, SWD097 $12,000ono Ph 53521951

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Motor Vehicles over $20,000

Musical Instruments

TV Guide

Farm house for sale by removal, Warracknabeal, 4 bedroom, modern kitchen, 12ft pressed tin ceilings Ph 0418562025

Glenorchy Area, 625acres, suitable sheep cropping, 4 bedroom brick home, extensive garden, excellent fencing divided 12 paddocks, approx 60 acres Sown Lucerne, shedding includes machinery, hay, workshop and shearing shed, $1300neg per acre Ph 53590339

Mitsubishi Pajero 2001gls Wagon, 7 seat, V6 petrol 3.5Lt, 5 speed auto, blue/silver, 234,000km 9 month rego, RWC, RDM345 $13,500 Ph 0418373643 Mitsubishi Pajero, 4WD, 7 seater, XAU667 $5800 Ph 0427828420 or House For Removal, Large 53822613 weather board farm home, 8ft veranda all around, Rainbow area REDUCED $18,000ono Ph 0429951113

1987 Hino FF197L, 481,348kms, 6-cyl turbo, tubles tyres, 6.7m beaver tail tray, 5mm flat floors, hyd bifold ramps, reco eng, new clutch, LED lights, GC, WOW919 $26,400 Ph 53992203 2004 Toyota Landcruiser Prado Grande, 4lt petrol, one with the lot, full electrics, windows, sunroof and seats, built in GPS, DAC, cruise, bull bar, side steps, driving lights, EC, SOD158 $24,800ono Ph 0429744666 Nissan Patrol ST wagon 2001, 3.0Lt turbo diesel, EC, 10 months rego, UHF radio, QJN141 $17,500 Ph 0409149395 Nissan ST Patrol, wagon 1999 2.8L, 6 cyl, TD, EC, RWC, PRB658 $18,000 Ph 0407338811

The Weekly Advertiser welcomes your advertising. We are required strictly by law to include specific information on some items when publishing your advertisement. A snapshot of your obligations are as follows: ROAD VEHICLES All advertisements for road vehicles must include a price, as well as: • A registration number, if registered • Either an engine number, VIN or chassis number if the vehicle is not registered.

Sports Equipment

Toyota Rav4 CV, 2010, auto, Piano, Newby and Evans New BodyWorx KR6611, 2 in 1 rower/ Cross trainer, programmable, GC AWD, 46,500kms, YQV749 York, must pick up $300ono Ph recumbent bike, brand new, never $200 Ph 53894232 or 0428894232 $25,000 Ph 0410710143 0417370823 used $1095 Ph 0409405629 Golf Clubs, ladies, Graphite bag, Piano, old $400 Ph 53562301 Horsham buggy, wet gear, umbrella $300 Ph Piano, Yamaha upright C180, 4WD stool, walnut finish $2000ono Ph Bowls Drakes Pride, Size 2 heavy 53822911 $150 Ph 53825672 0408234547 Golf Clubs, men’s, RH Callaway 2003 Toyota Hilux, dual cab, 4x4 Piano/Pianola, Playtone, imp canopy, bull bar, power steering, Bowls, Henselite, standard 5 $200 driver, Brosnan Woods and irons side steps, tradesman rack, A/C, USA, GC, pianola needs repair, Ph 53822711 $150 Ph 0428530908 RWC, EC, SNL820 $17,000ono Ph make an offer Ph 0409954222 0419894761 Pianola, with many rolls, needs 2005 Toyota Prado Grande, 4.0lt, work, pick up from Ararat $500 Ph Public Notices V6 EC, 139,000km, RWC, towbar, 50701341 E/brakes, R/sensors, Satnav, sunroof, reg 04/14, XFX001 $27,500 Ph 0437568700 Real Estate Amarok VW Trendline 2011, 108,000km, 2/4 WD, 6 spd manual, 4-BR House, 36.5 Acres, hobby AC, side steps, towbar, ladder farm, Ararat $415,000 Ph rack, copper tyres, light force D/ 0404157484 As part of The Weekly Advertiser’s lights, heated mirrors, hill decent exploration of ways to provide 5 Acres 4BR house, Ararat and accent assist, 4 AUX power information to readers using sockets, new windscreen, remote $265,000 Ph 0408501630 tyre pressure sensors, 5 alloy Allotments - Halls Gap. Proven all available mediums, our wheels, reg 4/14, YHA979 $38,500 area for sound investment. Fully comprehensive television guide will serviced. Average size 1200m². Ph 0419571506 now be available on our website Magnificent views. From $119,000. Holden Rodeo, twin cab, 2004, 3ltr TD, 12 months rego, Ph 0447582100 RWC, TWV498 $12,500ono Ph Block For Sale, 4.6 acres, 1.86ha, 0437844398 town water/power, 99 Old Hamilton The move is in response to the Road Haven Ph 0438823814 considerable expansion of digital

Motor Vehicles over $20,000

2006 Toyota Hilux, 141,300km on clock only, SR5 mags, alloy tray, bullbar, under tray tool boxes, tow bar roof console, reg 2/14, EC, ULX779 $28,000 Ph 53592330 Norm Holden Berlina International Sedan, 2011. black, SIDI, rear sensors and camera, 37,000km, owned from new, excellent condition, RWC, YJN383 $24,500 Ph 0418175930 Nissan Navara ST, 2009, 2.5 turbo diesel, auto, canopy, towbar, electric brakes, tinted windows, Dec rego, 120,000km, XJQ721 $28,900ono Ph 0409373807 Toyota Hilux, 4x4 2008 SR, 3.0L TD, 5-spd manual, dual cab, bullbar, sidesteps, TB, tonneau cover, 30,000kms, RWC, March 14 rego, WHI560 $37,990 Ph 53822339 Toyota Kluger 2008, 114,000km, silver, VGC, RWC, WPR818 $22,750 Ph 0407564307 Horsham

Sports Equipment

Private Sale, 3 large bedroom weatherboard house, with 1.5 bathrooms, 2 toilets, family room, 2 car garage, large laundry and patio, Bennett Rd Horsham $300,000 Ph 53822584 Wal Wal Land, 145 acres for sale , on 3 titles Ph 53596244

Sound & Vision Bass Amp, Gallien Krueger, 400RB combo, 15in, with back liner, 4 x 10 bin, near new condition, $1200 Ph 0428837235

Prado GXL 2002, champagne, turbo diesel, EC, 12 months reg, RWC, many extras, ZKO247 $18,500neg Ph 0427857337 Toyota Hilux SR5, dual cab, 2003, green, V6, 5-spd manual, 80,000kms, roll bar, canopy SEE231 $16,500 Ph 0427946640

Musical Instruments Amplifier, Leem, multiple, KA252, as new $500 Ph 50841281 Casio keyboard, as new, 61 piano keys, not a toy, sustain pedal $360 Ph 53982366 Electronic Organ, Lowrey, double row keys, VGC $500 Ph 53991203 Flute, original Yamaha, 2nd hand, YFL245 Japan, very good $325 Ph 0438328693

Camera, AE.1, SLR, 50mm 2x1 multiplier, flash light, motor wind, 85.210 telescopic lens, good order $50 Ph 53582216 or 0407343910 Canon Pixma iP100, portable, rechargeable printer, carry satchel, EC $220 Ph 0419571506 Car sound system, AM/FM CD, AUX and USB, speakers, amps, double subwoofer, manual, instruction booklets $999 Ph 0488394645 Digital karaoke Juke Box for sale (or hire), digital, LCD screen, from $1800 Ph 0419563479 Panasonic Disk Recorder, analogue, ok with set top box EC $70 Ph 53522305 Surround Sound System, JBL speakers, Pioneer amplifier, replacement cost $4400 sell $2500 Ph 53822911

Sports Equipment

Pearl forum series drum kit, smokey chrome, 6 piece set, 2 cymbals and HI hat, inc softening pads $1000 Ph 0488943644 Pedal Organ, old $300 Ph 53562301 Piano, Roland KR stroke 3, digital intelligent $2250ono Ph 53582465 Stawell Piano, upright, steel framed, tunes to concert pitch, suit beginner to intermediate, local delivery neg, $680neg Ph 0419517595

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Notification of Proposed NBN Co Radio Network Base Station Facilities The National Broadband Network (NBN) is a high speed broadband network designed to reach 100 percent of Australian premises and provide the communications infrastructure to help us stop falling behind in an increasingly online world. NBN Co is committed to delivering leading edge broadband services to all Australians by leveraging the three types of technology available – fibre, fixed wireless and satellite, depending on location. As part of the fixed radio (wireless) component of the Network, NBN Co is proposing to establish a radio network base station utilising existing infrastructure to provide high quality wireless broadband services to customers in the Pimpinio locality. Address

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NBN Co regards the proposed installation as a Low Impact Facility under the Telecommunications (Low-Impact Facilities) Determination 1997. In the circumstances it does not require planning approval from Council. Further information on this specific proposal can be obtained from Greg Aitken on 03 9258 5761 or Closing date for public comments will be June 14, 2013. For general info on the NBN call the NBN Co Solutions Centre on 1800 881 816 email or visit our website at

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Bench press, Everlast brand, comes with arm & leg curl extensions, York barbell & weights, rarely used, $195 Ph 0409405629 Horsham

Regional Development Project Officer Wimmera Development Association provides economic and community development in the Wimmera Southern Mallee region. This position will promote and facilitate economic and business development opportunities across the Wimmera Southern Mallee. It will focus on progressing key regional opportunities including agribusiness development, agricultural diversification, supply chain opportunities, renewable energy and the mining sector.

Bicycle mens Giants, never used, paid $650, sell $350 Ph 0408313004

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Sports Equipment

Situations Vacant

Gym, Health Monster multiple home gym, in good order, $350 Ph 0428504725


Treadmill, Hyper Extension 2005 model, rarely used, complete with manual and maintenance kit $350 Ph 0428597150 York Fitness Compact 1, 12 weights, 10LB - 120LB, leg and arm pulls $300 Ph 0488068251

Wanted Malway, 20ft stubble mulcher Ph 0427861052

Wanted To Buy Campervan, motorhome, pop top, transit or similar, diesel, moderate kms, RWC, AC preferred Ph 0404083722 Mitsubishi 3000 V6 or Magna for motor only, 93-96 model DG Ph 0427523317

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SERVICE TECHNICIAN Do you want to join an industry leading team in the agriculture sector? Qualified Service Technician required for O’Connors Warracknabeal busy service department. Experience with agricultural equipment preferred but not essential. This is a great opportunity to join an expanding, progressive and committed team of Service Technicians. For a Position Description and further information or to forward an application please contact:

SALES CONSULTANT Agricultural Machinery Dealership O’Connors is a market leader in the supply of agricultural machinery, parts, service and precision farming equipment with specialist knowledge of Case IH machinery. Offering total farming equipment solutions, O’Connors prides itself on delivering a first class service to customers in all aspects of agricultural machinery, precision agriculture, parts and service. An opportunity now exists to join this industry leader in its dynamic sales department. As an O’Connor sales team member, you will be responsible for identifying new equipment customers and maintaining relationships with existing customers. You will liaise with customers, grow the local market share, demonstrate equipment and have the opportunity to learn about new product from a supportive dealership network. The successful applicant must be knowledgeable about the agricultural industry and its farming practices and possess the ability to build relationships. You also need to be self motivated with excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills. Computer literacy, sales skills and a high level of professionalism are also desirable. A strong commitment to our organisation is required to succeed in this role.

O’Connors HR Manager, Lisa Day ph: 0427 306 214 email:

On offer to the successful candidate is a competitive remuneration package including a retainer plus commission and the use of a company vehicle and mobile phone.

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O’Connors operate six machinery dealerships, Birchip, Warracknabeal, Horsham, Shepparton, Corowa and Bordertown. This position is based in the Horsham dealership. For further information please contact: O’Connors Group Sales Manager, David Hair 0408 821 726 To request a Position Description or to forward an application please contact: O’Connors HR Manager,, 20 Cumming Ave Birchip 3483

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Warney’s lucky 13 was still galloping strongly, put all his eggs in one basket and took off before acceptances. After balancing up for the run home the son of Gallo Di Ferro was urged along by his Horsham hoop sailing out after the leading horses.


elopea Downs trainer Darryl Dodson and Texan Warney added another chapter to an amazing career last Sunday, winning the Karingal Haulage Casterton Cup over 2000 metres.

Ridden by his regular jockey Holly McKechnie the chestnut gelding was considered an outside chance for the feature event after a moderate showing in the Mt Gambier Cup a fortnight earlier.

Texan Warney showed acceleration that would rival a Ferrari in the last 200 metres shooting clear of his rivals to score by two lengths. This latest victory was career number 13 boosting his stake earnings to $335,000. If Texan Warney can hold his good form, a tilt at a fourth successive Miller Contractors and Plant Hire Horsham Cup this coming October wouldn’t be out of the question.

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Local bagmen rated Texan Warney a 15-1 chance because he wasn’t in the sparkling form that saw him capture a third successive Horsham Cup last spring.

Last Saturday, Stawell trainers Terry and Karina O’Sullivan ventured across the SA border to Adelaide’s sole metropolitan racetrack, Morphettville.

Dodson elected to remove the blinkers from his charge in an attempt to re-ignite his stable star. Once the starter sent the cup field on its way McKechnie elected to give Texan Warney a quiet run in a midfield position, while early leader Razor set a solid pace.

The father-daughter partnership had former NZ mare Koe in a $25,000 1400-metre handicap. Local hoop Matthew Neilson was in the saddle and the duo were hot favourites to take out the event.

As the 12 steeds thundered past the 400-metre marker Razor, who

Once the starting stalls flew open, Neilson elected to take a ‘hold’ of his mount early, settling back in the field after jumping from the ‘visitors’

Four-gone conclusion


Koe was given a charmed run throughout by Neilson, who kept a cool head despite being momentarily caught up in traffic just before the home turn. Neilson seized his opportunity when a gap appeared shortly after balancing up for the run to the judge. Once Koe saw daylight she came with a withering burst down the outside accounting for her rivals in superior fashion scoring an easy win. The victory saw the daughter of Golden Slipper runner up Align’s stake earnings rocket to almost $80,000. On the strength of this latest performance a future trip back to Adelaide to contest a similar race wouldn’t surprise.

In brief • Horsham hoop Dean Yendall enjoyed a good weekend with a winning double at Caulfield last Saturday aboard Polanski and Akavoroun and rounding out his weekend saluting on Melete at Casterton last Sunday. • Terry and Karina O’Sullivan’s run of success over the weekend continued with Bionda Dream winning at Casterton over 2000 metres for jockey Paul Hamblin. • Josh Mackay is treasurer and executive of Horsham and District Racing Club.

Wimmera onballer Josh Rentsch gets a quick handball away under a heavy tackle from Casey Cardinia’s Michael Collins during Saturday’s VCFL Country Championships clash at Horsham City Oval. The Big W led during the final quarter but fell to a fourth straight championships defeat, going down by 12 points. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

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Selina slips second-season blues Horsham runner Selina Heard-Price has overcome her ‘second season blues’ with Stawell Amateur Athletic Club. She has bounced back in her third year with an overdue win in an eight-kilometre Tylers Hardware Handicap at Rupanyup last Saturday. Selina and her partner Rick Price enjoyed a stunning rookie season with the club in 2011 winning four of the 19 races, but it was a barren back-up year, Selina finishing near the tail and placed just once in 15 races and Rick suffering a calf injury which put him out of contention for most of 2012. As if in sympathy with her husband, Heard-Price went from unstoppable to stopped in just one season but the wiry

couple have revved up their training again and have been rewarded with a win each and perhaps more to follow later in the year. An invigorated Selina now leads the club aggregate by a sizeable margin and is also top of the table in the teams title. “I ran second here to Tim Harris in 2011, but I really didn’t feel up to it this morning,” the winner said. “I woke up feeling a bit flat and went to the start the same way, but it’s amazing how your competitive juices kick in once you know you are in a race.” With typical grit, HeardPrice slowly wore down the tearaway leader Rhonda Clark who, chasing rare back-toback wins after surprising in the Horsham Telstra Shop race

the week before, held on grimly to fail by only 0.05 seconds to make it a double.

Horsham District – Ladder, Kalkee 24, 394.56; Edenhope-Apsley 24, 190,29; Laharum 20, 184.67; Natimuk 16, 130.71; Swifts 16, 91.91; NoradjuhaQuantong 12, 132.30; Rupanyup 12, 81.71; Harrow-Balmoral 12, 76.13; Pimpinio 4, 45.53; Taylors Lake 0, 15.88.

The club travels down the Navarre Road on Saturday, just outside of Stawell, for Garry Rice’s Concongella Vineyard Handicap over 6.5 kilometres. Juniors race over shorter distances and fun runners are welcome.

Mallee – Ladder, Beulah 24, 143.73; Sea Lake Nandaly Tigers 20, 136.62; Walpeup Underbool 12, 138.43; Ouyen United 12, 116.67; Woomelang Lascelles 8, 90.18; Jeparit Rainbow 4, 57.72; Hopetoun 0, 51.16

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Kemp wins at Glenelg Oliver Kemp landed a 1.103-kilogram estuary perch to win the open section of a Horsham Angling Club competition on the Glenelg River. Al Vanstan with a 790-gram bream won an adult section from a string of anglers with estuary perch. Others were Tony Lawes, 763 and Rod Garth 614. Curtis Vanstan won a junior section with a 405-gram bream. The contest attracted 30 adults and 10 juniors. The club’s next competition is for the Bill Johnson Shield at Lake Wartook on June 15 and 16. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

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he football coach and goal umpire at the centre of a half-time melee at Nhill on May 11 will front Wimmera Football League’s independent tribunal on ‘conduct unbecoming’ charges.

Weavell and Stawell volunteer goal umpire Robert Morris over the incident.

The league commission has formally charged Nhill senior coach Darren

“The club presidents have been advised that charges of conduct unbecoming have

Western Vic Football general manager Stephen McQueen confirmed early this week that the commission had charged the pair on the recommendations of the league’s investigations officer.


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Wimmera – Ladder, Horsham Saints 20 points, 200.66 percent; Dimboola 20, 152.28; Minyip-Murtoa 16, 142.55; Horsham 12, 156.77; Ararat 123, 77.35; Warrack Eagles 8, 89.80; Nhill 8, 70.69; Horsham RSL 4, 62.90; Stawell 0, 57.34.

The juniors race of four kilometres was a thrilling affair with Gemma Morgan, Connor Weidemann and brother Lachlan breasting the tape in a near triple dead-heat.


VCFL Country Championships – Seniors: Casey-Cardinia 17.11 (113) d Wimmera 15.11 (101), Mallee 22.16 (148) d Central Murray 9.9 (63), Horsham District 16.12 (108) d Loddon Valley 10.18 (78), North Central 20.14 (134) d Geelong and District 11.7 (73); Under-18s, Wimmera 9.13 (67) d CaseyCardinia 6.12 (48), Geelong and District 14.10 (94) d North Central 6.7 (43); Under-17s, Horsham District 17.11 (113) d Loddon Valley 5.3 (33); Under-16s, Mallee 16.9 (105) d Central Murray 3.5 (23).

Richard Clarke, close to a win after two seconds and a fourth already this season, was a distant third, thereby preventing fourth-placed Rachel Coverdale from completing an all-girl trifecta.

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Mininera - Penshurst 15.17 (107) d Ararat 10.3 (63), SMW Rovers 15.13 (103) d Caramut 8.9 (57), Moyston-Willaura 15.18 (108) d Lismore-Derrinallum 11.10 (76), Wickliffe-Lake Bolac 10.14 (74) d Glenthompson-Dunkeld 8.12 (60), Tatyoon 13.12 (90) d Great Western 13.9 (87), Hawkesdale-Macarthur 14.19 (103) d Woorndoo-Mortlake 8.9 (57). Ladder, Wickliffe-Lake Bolac 28 points, 182.21; Moyston-Willaura 24, 143.76; SMW Rovers 22, 141.19; Penshurst 20, 145.95; Glenthompson-Dunkeld 20, 127.83; Hawkesdale-Macarthur 12, 103.88; Tatyoon 12, 85.65; Lismore-Derrinallum 10, 87.26; Great Western 8, 93; Caramut 8, 91.24; Ararat 4, 57.40; Woorndoo-Mortlake 0, 40.47.



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Kalkee juggernaut keeps rolling He might be required to take on either Will Smith or James Dixon.



Edenhope-Apsley possibly boasts more depth and after a solid contest for a half should sneak away with the points.


he Kalkee juggernaut should continue on its winning way in Horsham District Football League this week by accounting for unpredictable NoradjuhaQuantong.

Big game The easterly edge of the league will see one of the matches of the season play out as the Rupanyup Panthers welcome the Stawell Baggies to the wide open expanses of the Rupanyup ground.

The Kees boast too much depth for the Bombers and with the addition of Aaron Barnett last game the Kalkee side now have a much-needed genuine crumbing forward.

Both sides will be desperate to have the four points come five o’clock Saturday. For the Panthers it keeps them in the hunt for finals action while a win for the Baggies can give them breathing space inside the five.

Both sides boast potent forward lines. Josh Beddison has taken all the accolades for the Kees up forward so far this year but wily veteran Adam Carter is averaging more than five goals a game.

The key for a Panthers win is getting some of their lesser lights to step up and take pressure off the likes of Nathan Sasche, Glenn Wyatt and the Tyler brothers.

At the other end Jordan Huff is kicking his four or more a game while Shane Oakley and Adam Hall are averaging more than three a week so this game might end in a shootout.

Swifts are building momentum based around interleague representatives Owen Phillips, Scott Carey and Sean Mantell. The trio has the ability to run and break lines and should enjoy the space on the wide wings at Rupanyup.

The big question is can the Bombers get enough supply? Noradjuha-Quantong’s midfield, led by veteran Brent McIntyre will need to win a lot of the contested football to limit Simon Hobbs, Steve Schultz and Paul Christian. The Kalkee defence led by interleague joint coach Josh Mibus and Ben Lawson looks bigger and stronger than the Bombers and will ensure the Kees notch their seventh win in a row. Natimuk, land of the big goal posts, hosts an intriguing clash between Natimuk and Edenhope-Apsley. Natimuk has to be considered a genuine finals chance after its win a

HOT FORM: Triple Dellar Medalist Steve Schultz was in red-hot form for HDFL against Loddon Valley in the country championships on Saturday and will prove a tough match-up for Noardjuha-Qunatong when he returns to the Kalkee colours this weekend. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

fortnight ago while the Saints will be hoping to get some players back on the battlefield. Dave McLeish and Brent Christie have been in great form in the middle for Edenhope-Apsley and should

have a great battle with Shaun McDonald and Ash Pekin. Tim Friend’s ability to play back on the key forwards and limit their output or push forward and kick goals has been a huge bonus for the Rams.

If Matt Tyler can get on to top and dominate the air the Panthers will be a chance but I’m not sure if they have enough artillery to stop the speed of the Baggies. As they leave Rupanyup on Saturday night, Swifts should be breathing a lot easier, having put space between them and the chasing pack.

Bounce back After two weeks of having to put up with the bitter taste of defeat the Laharum side will bounce back hard against the young Pimpinio side.

With Shannon Argall in sensational form, the Tigers won’t have any answer to him dominating the air and giving his smaller players first use of the ball. Dylan Baker is providing a focal point up forward for the Tigers but the question will be whether he gets enough supply to put Laharum under pressure on the scoreboard. Brett Ervin and if available Keegan Mason will lead a stingy Laharum backline and with the speed of Sam Winfield, Robbie Miller and Tom Inverarity the Tigers will have to work hard to maintain possession. Down south Harrow-Balmoral hosts bottom-of-the-ladder Taylors Lake and the Roos will go into the game with a take-no-prisoners attitude as they chase percentage and make a charge towards fifth position. Brent Penny and Michael Phelan loom large up forward for HarrowBalmoral and with Josh Vickery giving first use of the ball to his on ballers in Dalton Burns, Tim Cogger and Will Plush the Taylors Lake defence will be working overtime again. Jason Weir, Dean Harberger, Luke Robertson and Craig Britten will keep battling to but it’s hard to mount a case for the Lakers to cause an upset.

HDFL round eight Laharum v Pimpinio at Laharum Harrow-Balmoral v Taylors Lake at Harrow Natimuk v Edenhope-Apsley at Natimuk Noradjuha-Quantong v Kalkee at Quantong Rupanyup v Swifts at Rupanyup

Teams on hunt for wins before Queen’s break MININERA DISTRICT FOOTBALL LEAGUE By JONATHAN BOX

With the Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend coming up teams in Mininera District Football League will be keen to give all they can to go into the break with the momentum of a win. In round seven this weekend GlenthompsonDunkeld will travel to Moyston to take on the Pumas. Moyston-Willaura has dropped only the one game this year, at the hands of the undefeated Wickliffe-Lake Bolac. GlenthompsonDunkeld, which had a stellar start to the season, won its first five games of the season and has since lost two on the trot. Glenthompson-Dunkeld’s most recent loss

was at the hands of undefeated Wickliffe-Lake Bolac. Glenthompson-Dunkeld put up a solid fight, going into half time leading by a point, however a four-goal-to-one third quarter set up victory for the Magpies. Lachlan Fisher, Sam White and Tom Blackford were among the Rams’ best and they will be looking to fire again this weekend and will possibly look for someone to be dominant in front of goals with last week producing only one multiple goal scorer. Moyston-Willaura however will be setting itself to continue on its winning ways, last week having a 32-point victory over LismoreDerrinallum. Nicholas Corbett was instrumental in front of goals, kicking four, with John Vanderwaal and Daniel Guinane also contributing with three apiece. Had Moyston-Willaura been a bit more accurate in front of goal the score line could

have been a lot more devastating. The outfit kicked 18 behinds.

With their dominance in front of goal, along with Jacob Johnson, Jackson Seres and Rhys Cronin all playing well, the Pumas will be set for another victory. Another important game for the round is when Tatyoon takes on Lismore-Derrinallum. Tatyoon is turning its season around, having won its last three games in a row. Its most recent victory was a close shave against Great Western. Last year’s leading goal-kicker Aidan Bell is finding some form and beginning to bag a few goals, kicking four last week. He along with Andrew Maconachie, Tyler Cronin and Joel Fitzpatrick will hope to once again string together another win and go into the break four and four.

Lismore-Derrinallum’s last three games included a draw and two losses to the competition’s top three teams. It will be looking for a much-needed win to keep itself in touch with the top five. A victory could possibly see it move up to sixth, whereas a loss could send it slipping back to 10th. Simon Stewart has been instrumental for the Demons, kicking three goals last week for a total of nine in the last two rounds. He will be looking for plenty of supply from Scott Henderson and Coby Dudman to get over the line. Other games completing the round include Hawkesdale-Macarthur taking on Great Western, Penshurst playing Woorndoo-Mortlake and Wickliffe-Lake Bolac looking to continue its undefeated run against Caramut. SMW Rovers, starting to string together some good victories, will be looking to add to their winning talley when they host Ararat Eagles.

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Diggers face tough assignment two wins and two losses while Ararat claims fifth spot with similar points but trailing massively by percentage.



An Ararat win, not altogether out of the question considering the uncertainty of this year’s competition, would open up all sorts of speculation.


orsham RSL Diggers will face a tough assignment against a potent Dimboola outfit in Wimmera Football League this weekend as the team continues to search for an elusive win.

But if the Diggers have any chance of beating the Roos this season it might well be in the marquee match of the league’s Indigenous recognition round at Dimboola. The Diggers, competition strugglers for a few seasons, have been highly competitive this year but results suggest they might have simply forgotten how to win. Narrow losses to Nhill and Ararat are sure to have chewed into the self-belief of the group, which now confronts one of the favourites for the flag. The Indigenous recognition match at Dimboola on Saturday looms as a season-defining moment for the club as it attempts to win the Wotjobaluk Shield. The Diggers are unlikely to cause an upset – Dimboola is simply too good – but the visitors can either back themselves and take it up to their fancied opponents or cop a hiding. The contest is the fourth Indigenous-recognition clash between the two clubs, which tapped into their cultural histories to develop the concept in 2010. All clubs in the league now embrace the day. The best Diggers player on Satur-

The Rats showed great dash and composure last outing, the form of clever rover Alan Batchelor a significant factor. Will Bell and Aaron Searle were also good and the game from Stephen Phillips at full back attracted opposition accolades. But make no mistake, Horsham remains a strong team. Dashers Tyler Blake, Nick Pekin and John Wood had solid games for the league last week and considering the leadership and run from Brad Hartigan, goal-kicking power of Jordyn Burke and Dylan Parish and Alex Thomson circumstances look ominous for the Rats.

Tough afternoon At Stawell the hometown Warriors also face a tough afternoon, meeting a Minyip-Murtoa side steadily mak-

ing its presence felt across the league.

Minyip-Murtoa overhauled the Eagles last outing, no mean feat, with Zac Cross, Chris Delahunty and Jayden Beaumont leading the way. Despite the efforts of Toby Reid, David Morris, Tom Eckel, leader Tim Seymour and Jorah Margetson, who hard the tough job at full back last week, the Warriors will fall short. Barnstorming Horsham Saints meanwhile, will overcome Nhill’s significant home-ground advantage at Davis Park to beat the Tigers. The Saints are perhaps the most balanced team in the competition at the moment with Phil Butsch and Garry Hallam in good nick after league commitments last week and Jacob Cooke-Harrison with plenty to prove on Saturday. But Nhill, although crashing and burning against Horsham at home, can be hard to beat at Davis Park. Simon Brearley and Ben Pollock are in good form for the Tigers and Matt Jones will make his Saints opponent work hard. But the Saints will be too strong. Keep an eye on a ruck battle in the middle, it should be a beauty.

MERCURIAL: Dimboola onballer Ash Clugston, above, has been in outstanding touch this season and is part of a super-fit Roos line-up on track to end the club’s 28-year premiership drought. Below left, Horsham RSL Diggers defender Luke Chamberlain has been one of the leading lights in a dark season for the winless Diggers. Below right, dashing Horsham wingman John Wood has been a solid contributor for the Demons since his breakthrough 2011 season. 


day will win the Ricci Marks Medal and the best for the Roos will wear the Lester Marks-Harradine Medal at the end of the game. Super-fit Dimboola is loaded with talent and is sure to put on a display for the occasion. The Roos had a bye before interleague action last week and endured a hardening process against Warrack Eagles the week before. Mercurial Ash Clugston has been in outstanding touch and with Al McKinnon, Ryan Bell, Josh Rentsch, Clancy Bennett, Daniel Baker and ruckman Justin Chilver will have sharpened their skills from last week’s interleague action. But others such as Matt and Tom Magee and Andrew Seers have also been in good form and Lachie Watts and Lachie Exell loom as potent forwards. The list of good players seems endless. For the Diggers, key defenders Luke Chamberlain and Ben Devlin are having top seasons, Damian Cameron has been outstanding and a goal-to-goal line featuring forwards Kye Chapple and Scott Nicholson is


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Level pegging Form suggests this weekend will produce predictable results. A game where teams will statistically start off level pegging is a clash between Horsham and Ararat at Horsham City Oval. Horsham sits in unfamiliar territory on fourth place on the ladder with

WIMMERA round six Stawell v Minyip-Murtoa at Central Park Nhill v Horsham Saints at Davis Park Dimboola v Horsham RSL Diggers at Dimboola Horsham v Ararat at Horsham City Oval Warrack Eagles bye

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FOUR IN A ROW: Mallee Football League’s senior interleague squad celebrates its fourth straight victory in the VCFL Country Championships. Mallee coach and Sea Lake-Nandaly Tigers player Colin Durie holds the trophy next to Ouyen United full forward Damian Cupido, who kicked eight goals in the 85-point win over Central Murray Football League at Swan Hill. Woomelang-Lascelles onballer Trent Donnan, back right, won the VCFL medal for best-on-ground. Mallee’s under-16 team also scored a big win, defeating Central Murray by 82 points. Sam White and Jackson Morrish were named Mallee’s best players. Picture: KATHY POULTON





allee Football League is flying high after its fourth consecutive VCFL Country Championships victory.

A 13-goal win over Central Murray means the Mallee moves up to 12th position on VCFL standings after previously hovering around the 20th mark. The league gets back into domestic competition this week though, with three big games that should produce some quality football. Sea Lake-Nandaly Tigers will look to use the homeground advantage when they come up against Ouyen United at Sea Lake.

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Joyce to get the centre clearances, while on a wing Jerry Wilson will provide the pace for the Demons.

bagged eight goals in his last match and will be looking to make it two in a row against the underdogs.

Damian Cupido up forward for Ouyen United will cause headaches for the Sea Lake backmen, while Cliff Ryan will be a hard match-up for the undersized Ouyen United defence.

The quick, skilful footy of the Roos will be too much for the inexperienced Lakers side, and they will come away with a 40-point victory.

The Demons will come out firing in an attempt to move themselves up the ladder, but the Tigers will prove to be too strong at home and win by 24 points.

Hard task Jeparit-Rainbow will have the hard task of travelling to Underbool to take on Walpeup-Underbool. Walpeup-Underbool has been down on form but has a potent list of players and should have a strong second half of the season.

The Tigers sit in second position while the Demons have managed to work their way to fourth.

Jeparit-Rainbow picked up its first win of the season in their last match and will look to carry on that form.

Ouyen United has improved as the season has progressed and is a much better team now than when these two sides last met and the Tigers won by 50 points.

The Lakers have put it together for quarters this season but has been unable to produce a four-quarter performance.

Colin Durie again leads the way for the Tigers in the middle, with Darcy Ryan and Tom Summerhayes helping out to provide extra class.

Simon Clugston has been in terrific form for the Lakers all season and will have the hard task of containing the strong Walpeup-Underbool forward line, which can produce a wide range of goal kickers.

The Demons will rely heavily on Peter Caldow and Glenn

Hard-running midfielderforward David Piasente

Woomelang-Lascelles will look to move into the top four when it takes on Hopetoun at Woomelang. The Cats have played some fantastic footy this season, but will need to win this game if they are going to be any chance of playing finals. Hopetoun is yet to win a game this year and sits at the bottom end of the ladder. The Devils need to find something to stem the disappointment from players and supporters. Luke Carr has played well and will give his Hopetoun charges a big chance of winning this match. Liam Price is another who has put his hand up all season, while young gun Zac Robins is proving to be invaluable in defence. Woomelang-Lascelles has a great list of players and will look to take advantage at the centre clearances, with VCFL medallist Trent Donnan and speedster Pierce Liddle controlling the game. The Devils will give their all in this game, but the Cats possess too many good players across every area of the field and will win by 25 points. Beulah has the bye.

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ord’s iconic, six-decade old Falcon badge will die with the company’s Australian manufacturing operations in 2016.

“It’s my view that Falcon will retire, and Territory we are just beginning the dialogue around.”

It’s too early to speculate with any certainty on any potential future ‘Territory’ vehicle, but news that Ford’s well-regarded Australian design and engineering centre will stay in business well beyond 2016 could potentially point to some local involvement.

The news means that any potential new imported Ford sedan sold Down Under beyond 2016 will instead wear a global badge – in-line with the global One Ford strategy. However, Ford has not ruled out putting the Territory badge on a future imported SUV – potentially a variation of the global Explorer – when the current locally made version ceases. Launched here in 1960, the Falcon sedan – as well as its discontinued wagon and existing ute variations – has long been the heart of Ford’s local operations, and for many years dominated the local sales charts alongside its equally famous archrival, Holden’s Commodore. But as the market has fragmented, and as buyers have shifted from large sedans into small-cars and SUVs, the Falcon’s sales – and the large-car segment overall, have dwindled to just a fraction of their former numbers. At its peak in 1995, Ford sold around 81,000 Falcons in Australia, but last year this had dwindled to just over 14,000 – plus an extra 5733 utes. In that same time, total new vehicle sales in Australia have actually

Ford’s APA – Asia, Pacific and Africa – design and engineering centre in Victoria developed not just the Territory, but also the global Ranger ute and its yet-to-be-seen, but forthcoming, SUV derivation, based on the same T6 platform. FINAL FALCON: Ford president and CEO Bob Graziano has confirmed that the Falcon name will be killed off when production ceases in 2016, but the Territory could live on.

grown by around 25 percent. Holden will keep producing Commodores here until at least 2022, although later this decade will replace the new VF with a different model based on a global architecture – possibly a front-drive one. But Ford Australia will not apply the Falcon badge to any imported car post-2016, even if it hasn’t exactly ruled out selling a global D segment large sedan here in the current FG Falcon’s place.

Ford Australia CEO Bob Graziano told GoAuto that the decision to close the plants – one, he added, that ‘was not taken lightly’ – would be the right time to retire Falcon. Mr Graziano spoke with us just hours after he had broken the news of the impending plant closures to Ford staff.

But Mr Graziano said the company was less set on its plans for the Territory badge. The Falcon-based SUV has won many plaudits since its introduction in 2004, and unlike its Falcon sibling, has continued to sell in strong numbers of late – a sign of the shift to SUVs across the market.

“I honestly believe it is so closely linked to Australia and to local production that the right thing for us is to retire the name with vehicle in October 2016,” he said.

“That’s one that we are working on, we potentially may continue to use the Territory name on another product, but we have not taken any decisions on that,” he said.

Large sedans While the Falcon is now officially on death row, Mr Graziano refuted suggestions that large sedans as a whole were going the way of the dodo. “I don’t think it’s a dead car walking,” he said. “I think there are still a number of customers out there, though a much smaller part of the industry, but there are individuals that truly want and value this type of vehicle, and they’re the ones we want to provide to over the next three years.” Mike Costello © GoAutoMedia, 2013

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oyota has relegated German luxury car-maker BMW to second place in a list of the most valuable global automotive brands for 2013.

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M Holden has made a significant move in slashing prices and improving value across its Australian-built utility range with the forthcoming VF series in an attempt to stem the flow of sales towards imported models.

WORK FORCE: Holden will be hoping the new VF Ute can arrest a 24.5 percent sales decline this year, and turn around a longer-term move away from its Commodorebased light commercial to bigger imported utilities.

The substantial upgrade brought with the updated series should have a positive impact on the two-door ute, at least in the short term, but questions remain over the longer term future of the passenger-car-based light commercial – not just from Holden, but Ford as well.

And demand is the key here. As Ford, too, works on a significantly improved Falcon ute for release next year – and remains quiet

Holden and Ford have had mixed fortunes in recent years with the imported Colorado/Rodeo and Ranger/ Courier utilities, with the lion brand in particular still a long way from when it was selling around 25,000 a year in the mid-2000s. But with excellent new-generation models now in the market, model variants in place to satisfy demands from a wide range of customers and vehicle supplies flowing freely, both imported pick-ups from the Australian brands are now outselling their smaller locally built counterparts by a big margin.

While Holden has committed to building a new-generation Commodore on a global platform that will be different from the current Australiandeveloped ‘Zeta’ architecture, the company is still to divulge whether the new underpinnings will be suitable for a utility body style. It will likely have the option to continue building the current ute alongside the all-new sedan later this decade, providing it makes financial sense, which in turn hinges on demand in the marketplace – mainly in Australia but also in potential export destinations such as the US.

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on the prospect of a fully redesigned version down the track – demand for both Australian utilities has continued to fall sharply this year in what has been a consistent decline for almost 10 years. Yet this does not represent a plunge in popularity of the utility per se. On the contrary, sales of imported

4x2 and 4x4 utes have grown in accordance with their increasing popularity with family and recreational buyers – in addition to the traditional trade/business base – and with ongoing improvements in refinement, quality, safety and, not least of all, value, thanks to favourable exchange rates and a free-trade agreement between Australian and Thailand.

What a traditional imported workhorse ute lacks in terms of engineering sophistication and driving dynamics – typically using a separate chassis construction and live rear axle suspension, for example – it clearly makes up for with its competitive pricing, cab options, extra space, off-road ability and SUV-like seating position, to name a few key factors,

To the end of April, Holden had this year sold 1808 Commodore-based utes compared to 4792 new registrations of Colorado, which is up substantially in both 4x2 and 4x4 guise this year compared to early 2012, when supplies were short due to lingering effects of the late-2011 Thai floods. Ford, meanwhile, has this year seen the 4x2 version of Ranger outsell the Falcon ute, with the Australian-engineered Thai model up 26.2 percent YTD on 1463 units and the Aussie ‘battler’ down 19.7 percent to 1408. Terry Martin © GoAutoMedia, 2013

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Toyota’s teaser T

oyota has teased its sportier new Corolla sedan ahead of its official global unveiling on June 6.

NEW DIRECTION: Toyota promises a more exciting look for the new Corolla sedan as it moves away from the more conservative design of the current model.

Released on Toyota USA’s Facebook page, the teaser image shows the lower rear of the Corolla and appears to maintain a similar rear design to the Furia concept that was revealed at the Detroit motor show earlier this year. While the Corolla sedan may be inspired by the design of the sleek-looking Furia, it will most likely feature far less-radical styling than the concept. Toyota Australia public relations manager Mike Breen confirmed to GoAuto in February that the Furia concept was indicative of the production sedan that is likely to go on sale locally in the first quarter of next year. Spy photos of a production vehicle with Corolla badges that hit the web in February revealed a similar angular front end to that of the Corolla hatch as well as the current

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In April, Toyota unveiled the Yundong Shuangquing II small car concept at the Shanghai motor show that had a similar shape to the Furia and hinted at the new Corolla. An ‘S’ badge on the rear of the car hints at the more sporting nature of the nextgeneration of the small sedan, with Toyota already confirming a move away from the conservative styling of previous Corolla sedans. It is not yet known if Toyota

will follow the same variant line-up as the current model that includes the base Ascent, Ascent Sport, Conquest and top-spec Ultima. After launching in Australia in October last year, the Corolla hatch has been a sales winner for the Japanese brand and is the second-best selling small car in Australia this year with 13,134 units, just behind the number one-selling Mazda3 on 13,351 sales. Tim Nicholson © GoAutoMedia, 2013

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Mitsubishi swaps Mirage for Attrage Mitsubishi has confirmed the long-rumoured Mirage sedan will go into production, but when it launches in Thailand mid-year it will have a new name – the Attrage. Mitsubishi will produce the Attrage, a combination of the words attractive and Mirage, at its Laem Chabang plant in Thailand alongside the Mirage hatch that went on sale in Australia in January. The tiny Mirage-based sedan will go on sale in Thailand before any other global market, with a likely Austral-

ian berth in early 2014. It is unclear whether Mitsubishi Motors Australia will keep the new name or if it will revert to the Mirage nameplate when it launches locally. Powering the Attrage is the same 1.2-litre MIVEC engine as found in the Mirage with a choice of five-speed manual gearbox or CVT and fuel use in the range of 4.5 litres per 100 kilometres. Based on the G4 sedan concept revealed at the Shanghai motor show last month, the Attrage is clearly linked to the Mirage in design, but features a redesigned nose with a larg-

er grille, bigger head-lights and restyled front bumper. Mitsubishi said in a statement that the Attrage features a class-leading turning circle of 4.8 metres and ‘sleek aerodynamics, with a dynamic character line which kicks up towards the rear’. It won’t be the first time a car-maker changes the name of the sedan version of a popular hatch in the sub-compact class, with Honda naming its Jazz-based sedan the City and Nissan going with Almera for its Micra-based offering.

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Kings Cars will take over Passlow Ford and Nissan in Hamilton from July 1.

The business will represent Mitsubishi and Nissan brands at the site. Staff have been advised that their entitlements and employment will be maintained. Kings has also announced

that Nissan would be returning to the Ararat and Stawell regions after purchasing the liquidated Ararat Motor Group dealership site in High Street, Ararat.

ploy 18 people in Hamilton and increase its team in Ararat to 14 as well as invest considerably in new equipment and facility upgrades both now and in the future.

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Micra to Europe N

issan will help alliance partner Renault use excess manufacturing capacity in economically ravaged Europe by building the next-generation Micra light car in Flins, France, from 2016.

An estimated 82,000 Micras will be built at Flins each year, returning European sourcing of the model to the region after what will by then be a six-year hiatus.

LIGHT FANTASTIC: Now priced from $17,990 driveaway, sales of the light-sized Honda City sedan should take off beyond the 232.8 percent increase already achieved this year.

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Renault was asked to produce the Micra on Nissan’s behalf, and the French company chose Flins, on the western fringe of Paris, where compact models such as the Zoe EV and Clio are assembled.

MICRA MANAGED: Nissan built the Micra in Brtiain for 18 years before production for Europe moved to Chennai, India, to make way for the Juke compact SUV.

nault agreement are beginning to bear fruit – Renault is in line to fulfil its commitments.”

Talks between Renault and union representatives, to increase the competitiveness of its French production facilities, gave the green light to produce the Nissan vehicles.

Renault’s side of the agreement is a commitment to increase production volume at its French factories by 180,000 vehicles per year, to 710,000, with 100,000 coming from new products and 80,000 from partners including Nissan.

Renault group chief executive Carlos Ghosn described the manufacturing deal as ‘good news for Flins, but also for all Renault plants in France’.

According to Nissan, benefits of the agreement include ‘capital expense reduction,

“The efforts committed by our employees under the Re-

foreign exchange exposure reduction and working capital reduction through shorter supply chains’. Nissan Europe management committee chairman Trevor Mann said the company was ‘pleased to leverage the economic and logistical benefits of sourcing the next-generation Micra at a forecast annual volume of 82,000 units from a Renault plant in Europe’. Haitham Razagui © GoAutoMedia, 2013

onda sales are up 65.4 percent so far this year in Australia, and the company is hoping to keep the momentum going with driveaway deals and a fiveyear extended warranty plus roadside assistance.

The biggest discount is applied to the City light sedan, which is $17,990 driveaway in base form, compared with $18,490 plus on-road costs. Meanwhile the higher-spec VTi-L is $21,990 driveaway, down from $22,990 plus onroads. Honda is also punting out Jazz VTi light hatches at

$19,990 driveaway, effectively limiting on-road costs to $200 over the normal price of an automatic Jazz VTi.

“We have seen our CR-V at the top of the sales chart for petrol SUVs in March, the arrival of our first diesel and Earth Dreams Technology engine along with an upgrade to our award-winning CR-Z.

Metallic paint, normally $475, is now included on the Civic sedan, which is priced from $21,990 driveaway, which means on-road costs are limited to around $1000.

“These exciting additions along with the free five-year extended warranty offer means that there has never been a better time to visit your local Honda Dealer.”

The extended warranty and roadside assistance offer lasts until the end of June, but Honda Australia confirmed the driveaway deals are ‘ongoing’.

City sales are up 232.8 percent year-to-date, while the Civic sedan and hatch are up 140.7 percent and the Jazz is down 12.2 percent.

Honda Australia director Stephen Collins celebrated the first four months of this year as ‘a great start for Honda’.

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