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Ramping up is a family activity A SHARED passion for skating has allowed Hastings dad and skateboarding coach Craig Mitchell to spend quality time with his three children – Riley, 13, Kobe, 10, and Indy, 6. Fort the past five years they have been regulars at the YMCA skate park at Balnarring. “We’re a skating family and the YMCA and its skate facilities have given me and my kids a place to have fun, keep active and create lasting memories,” Mr Mitchell said. “I’m also heavily involved with the Y’s skateboarding programs and coach around 100 kids a week from all over the state. The benefits of skating are priceless: it keeps kids away from electronics, builds confidence, develops balance and coordination, and is great for mental and physical health. “I strongly encourage other dads to get involved with their local Y if they haven’t already.” This Father’s Day – Sunday 1 September – the YMCA as part of its Remind Yourself Y campaign is offering dads free pool and gym access across 33 centres in Victoria in the hope they will consider making them a regular space to hang out with their kids. “This Father’s Day, we want to celebrate all dads and father figures for the incredibly important role they play as a parent by offering them the opportunity to visit their local Y for free and spend valuable one-on-one time with their children away from the demands of work and life,” YMCA Victoria CEO Carolyn Morris said. Dads can register their interest via the YMCA website.

CRAIG Mitchell watches his daughter Indy perform at the Balnarring skate park. Picture: Yanni

Thumbs up for air show NEXT year’s scheduled Tyabb air show has been cleared for take-off. Peninsula Aero Club president Jack Vevers late Monday afternoon said he had signed a permit for the air show with Mornington Peninsula Shire. Agreement for the permit followed a week of “intense negotiations” between the club and the shire. The permit drawn up by the shire was delivered to Mr Vevers by shire CEO John Baker on Friday, just days after the club announced cancellation of the Sunday 8 March 2020 air show. On Monday morning, Mr Vevers said the club had been “talking all

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weekend [about signing the permit], working on it”. But the chances for the air show to proceed were doubtful as “everything has been cancelled – motels, vendors and ambos.” He said the permit delivered by Mr Baker was the same as “what we previously found unacceptable”. “I never wanted it [the air show] not to happen and we are all anxious to get it sorted,” Mr Vevers said. “I am keeping positive but realistic. All the power sits with the council. “The show could happen. If we can get a permit with conditions that

are practical and usable, we will go ahead.” The mayor Cr David Gill said there were “no contentious conditions” attached to the permit. “There are intense negotiations going on, but either they want to have the air show or there’s something else that’s not obvious to us - holding them back from agreeing to the permit,” Cr Gill said on Monday. Cr Gill confirmed the shire was still insisting that the airfield should operate under a master plan. He understood that some businesses operating at the airfield without a per-

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mit had approached the shire to obtain the necessary approvals. The council had never intended the businesses to close, but issued a cease and desist letter for legal reasons. Cr Gill said the club’s cancelling of the air show was “game playing and childish”. “We offered to fast track a permit and give them a draft permit, but they’ve led us down the garden path so they can blame council,” he said. “Every other major event on the peninsula has to apply for a permit. “The [air show] is an iconic event and we don’t want to lose it. What we

do want is a master plan for the airfield that can be enforced.” The shire last month said the aero club should conform to planning rules and apply for a permit, a move Mr Vevers branded as “blackmail” (“Shire to back air show if permit sought” The News 3/7/19). Mr Vevers wanted the shire to accept a secondary consent application as in the past: “We normally just write to the council and fill in a form which gives us a period to vary our permit so we can run the air show - say, seven days. It’s never been an issue before.” Keith Platt and Stephen Taylor


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Vets wary of shire’s ‘strays’ contract By Danielle Kutchel VETS are upset by a push by Mornington Peninsula Shire to sign them up to an agreement setting out what they can do with stray animals. The non-mandatory 84Y agreement – included in the Domestic Animals Act of Victoria – requires that all cats and dogs found or seized be delivered to an authorised council officer, or to a council-approved organisation, including vets. If a vet practice has an 84Y agreement with a council it can retain, dispose of, or return cats or dogs to their owners. Vets without an agreement must hand strays over to the shire. They can be fined if caught checking an animal’s microchip or contacting its owners. The Save Mornington Pound Pets group says animals taken to the pound are at risk of illness or being euthanised. The RSPCA, the Australian Veterinary Association Victoria and the Municipal Association of Victoria, say the 84Y agreements between vets and councils improve animal welfare outcomes and reduce costs for councils. But some vets opposed to the plan say the paperwork involved, and lack of payment for their time and effort, makes the process unworkable. A spokesperson for Animal Welfare Victoria said 84Y agreements varied between councils. Vets around the peninsula are concerned that the shire has ignored

A COMMUNITY group fears more lost pets and stray animals will end up in the pound because vets are not allowed to return them directly to their owners unless they have an agreement with Mornington Peninsula Shire.

their views, making them the “fall guys” and being blamed by distressed owners of lost pets. Victoria Stefani, owner and manager of Mornington Veterinary Clinic, said the council had not provided enough information about the agreement. “I am still confused as to what we are allowed or not allowed to do in terms of reuniting stray pets with their owners.” Ms Stefani said she had been unable to arrange a meeting with the head of the shire’s animal department. “There is a severe lack of communi-

cation between pet industry professionals and the shire,” she said. Dr Kelly Halls, of Bentons Road Veterinary Clinic, Mt Martha, said her clinic had decided against entering an 84Y agreement. “I declined to sign this contract on the basis that it would involve a lot of processing of paperwork for our staff in remaining compliant with council regulations,” she said. “Council would not remunerate us for this paperwork. We would be allowed to charge the owner of the dog for this professional time, but we

do not feel this would be seen in good light by the community, particularly as the owner of the lost dog would still be served with a dog-at-large fine by the council.” She felt pet owners would be disappointed in them for effectively “dobbing them in” to the council. By refusing to sign up for the 84Y agreement, the Bentons Road clinic is prohibited from scanning animals for microchips. This means the two to three strays handed in each fortnight will now have to be sent directly to the council pound rather than being returned to their owners. “I understand [the shire wants] to maintain records of animal management, but there are many instances of dogs simply escaping properties when frightened by sudden noises, or gates being accidentally left open,” Dr Halls said. “I believe that returning the pet [home] quickly would be the best outcome in many cases, but the council regulations are inflexible.” Westernport Vet Hastings co-owner Matthew Ray said his practice had been told it could no longer check pets for microchips or return pets to their owners because it did not have an 84Y agreement with the council. Mr Ray said he could be fined $792 if he returned a lost dog or cat to its owner. The shire’s environment protection manager John Rankine said although 84Y agreements had been around for some years, the council had in December 2018 decided to discuss them with vets.

The shire disputes claims it charges owners release fees if their pet is returned to them by a vet with at 84Y agreement. However, several practices confirmed that dogs returned home by vets with 84Y agreements had received $242 fines from the council. Mr Ray said even when vets had 84Y agreements with the shire about half of the strays coming to them ended up at the pound, causing “great distress to both the animals and their owners”. Rosy Fischer of Save Mornington Pound Pets said the push towards 84Y agreements was the latest in a string of harsher enforcements by the council. “I feel that in the past year things have become worse for pets in the council. The council is far tougher in issuing fines with a major focus on revenue raising at the expense of pets.” The Australian Veterinary Association said it had lobbied the government before the November state election to amend section 84D of the Domestic Animals Act to allow vets to reunite microchipped animals with their owners. “The major parties agreed to amend this legislation and, a recent meeting between AVA and Agriculture Minister Jaclyn Symes, advised that this would happen in early 2020,” the statement said. Entering an 84Y agreement is not mandatory under state legislation, and Animal Welfare Victoria does not undertake compliance activities in relation to the agreements.

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‘Emergency’ action Keith Platt keith@mpnews.com.au MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire’s youngest councillor, Sam Hearn has stood in houses flooded by storms that come now annually instead of once in 100 years. Cr Hearn last week gave a graphic account of the effects of climate change already being felt on the Mornington Peninsula when urging his colleagues to declare that the municipality is in the grip of a “climate emergency”. He says residents are removing tonnes of plastic waste from some beaches while other beaches are being lost to rising seawaters. “We are studying the effects of climate change inundation at Balnarring Beach, I’ve stood in homes with residents and shire engineers that are being regularly inundated … we pay for and maintain the vast majority of the drains that cope with storm surges, our community services teams care for the elderly in their homes as find them in distress during the growing heat waves …” He said the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report “states that as a global community, we could have just 12 years left to implement meaningful actions to limit a climate change catastrophe”. “It’s time to stop thinking about climate change and start taking urgent, significant action,” Cr Hearn said. The unanimous decision by councillors to declare a climate emergency was applauded by a packed public gallery at council’s Tuesday 13 August meeting. While a climate emergency is a call for immediate and urgent action to reverse global warming, it will have little effect globally without the backing and actions of state and federal governments (“Peninsula declares ‘climate emergency’” The News 13/8/19).

However, the move does see the shire join 840 local governments across 18 countries in recognising the damage climate change is causing to economies and environments. The shire has called on the state and federal governments to also declare a climate emergency backed by legislated programs. As a result of the climate emergency decision, the shire will develop an action plan setting targets, outcomes, estimated budgets and timeframes. Cr Simon Brooks said the IPCC showed “we have two years to get our policies and strategies in place - we have a further 10 years to action these in full”. The mayor David Gill said council was calling on the nation to “join the fight for our planet”. “We’ll do everything we can to address and mitigate climate change at a local level but it’s going to take action from the state and federal government to make a real difference,” he said. He said political preferences should be set aside “for the sake of our environment and the future of our next generation”. Cr Hugh Fraser, who raised a notice of motion, said the peninsula is subject to higher risk of extreme storm events, sea level rise and coastal erosion as a result of climate change. “This climate change emergency resolution will give fresh momentum to council’s resolved commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2021.” In 2015 the CSIRO predicted climate impacts for the greater Melbourne region of increased temperatures; more frequent and intense downpours; rising sea levels; warmer and more acidic seas; more hot days and warm spells; less rainfall in winter and spring; harsher fire weather and longer fire seasons and increased frequency. For details of what the shire is doing to tackle climate change go to mornpen.vic.gov.au/climatechange

Ramping it up: Capel Sound foreshore committee’s Bridgit Thomas, Wayne Nichols and Wayne Sparkes, the mayor Cr David Gill, Julie Allen, Minister Jaala Pulford, Cr Hugh Fraser, Aegir Divers’ Burt Cross, shire CEO John Baker, Nepean MP Chris Brayne and Better Boating CEO Gary Gaffney at the announcement. Picture: Yanni

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THE weather wasn’t ideal for a day out on the bay, but that didn’t stop fishing and boating minister Jaala Pulford, Nepean MP Chris Brayne and a host of other interested parties from lining up at the Rye boat ramp on Friday. The politicians were there to announce in person that parking and launching fees at Mornington Peninsula Shire boat ramps had been scrapped. Fees at Schnapper Point and Fishermans Beach, at Mornington, and at Rye, Safety Beach,

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Sorrento and Hastings were the first to go, with Tootgarook boat ramp to be free from 1 September and the Anthony’s Nose ramp at Dromana free by the time the ramp reopens in summer. The abolition of fees at Rye boat ramp was the first step in delivering on an election commitment which the MPs said would save Mornington Peninsula boaters up to $135 a year. The state government also plans to upgrade Hastings boat ramp and dredge sand around the Tootgarook ramp before spring.

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Cycling a clean, green way of exploration Stephen Taylor steve@mpnews.com.au CYCLING, cycle touring and mountain biking could grow to define the character of the Mornington Peninsula as much as its established attractions, such as the wineries, beaches, boating and fishing. The enjoyment of getting off the busy made roads, seeing the sights at a leisurely pace and spending money in shops, restaurant and cafes and on accommodation is being pushed by a group without business links or vested interests other than a love of the region and a wish that more people could enjoy its charms. “This is an activity that has huge potential as is evident from the growth of bike paths and rail trails all over Victoria,” advocate Chris Bakewell said. A member of the Blue Wheelers Cycle Club says there is a need for a brochure outlining the joys of cycling on the peninsula. “Cycling has many avenues of interest. Recreational cycling ranges from short rides with family or friends over easy distances and usually with rest breaks for tea or coffee before riding home,” Mr Bakewell said. “This is very popular with mature aged riders hoping to get fit or engage in social interaction. “Cycle touring may introduce riders to longer distances with an emphasis on self-reliance and rest days which include other recreational pursuits and interests. It may also rely on local support and discovery of attractions

that many areas of the peninsula offer. “Mountain biking involves greater challenges with much stronger bikes and fitter riders. The trails are less developed and far more challenging. “All these activities could be incorporated into this proposal as they are directly complemented by the natural surroundings and bolster local enterprises without altering the character of the peninsula.” Mr Bakewell says the Peninsula Link bike path connects to many areas outside Melbourne with trails that take cyclists off busy roads. “Connecting the Peninsula Link trail along Frankston-Flinders Road from Baxter to Somerville opens the peninsula to the metropolitan cycling system and provides a connection to the trail that is already popular from Somerville through to Balnarring. “This is almost entirely dedicated to cyclists and walkers avoiding the hazards of fast-moving traffic. The section already has refreshment shops, boardwalks, sealed surfaces and accesses a diversity of environments from country villages to rural settings, wetlands and mangroves with boardwalk variations. “It also offers access to other activities which could be included as a tourist experience, such as a ferry crossing from Stony Point to French Island, where more rugged cyclists can visit, camp overnight or explore the island before returning. “Fishing trips from Hastings could be linked to overnight stays at B&B accommodation. Ferry links could link tourists to Phillip Island as well

Somers rest stop: Blue Wheelers Cycle Club members Judi Bakewell, Kelly Jordan, Trevor Andrews, and Sue and Don Gravina rode from Western Port Marina car park to Balnarring and returned via Bittern station. Picture: Chris Bakewell

as Churchill Island, the koala sanctuary and Penguin Parade, the Nobbies and surf beaches before taking the ferry back. Others could continue on past Kilcunda and on to Foster on rail trails or even on to Port Welshpool. “If the trail from Balnarring was extended as a dedicated trail off the road to Shoreham and Flinders and then keeping close to the shoreline past Bushrangers Bay and Cape Schanck to connect with Gunnamatta Beach, this section could have offshoots for mountain bikes to explore inland up to Arthurs Seat and down through Greens Bush to Bushrangers Bay and then reconnect with the main trail.” Mr Bakewell is keen to see an elevated trail along the Bass Straight

coastal dunes to protect the environment while offering views of the coast as far as Port Phillip Bay. “This trail could also offer access to beautiful locations such as Rye back beach, Diamond Bay and the Bay of Islands,” he said. “Trail notes could direct cyclists to local B&Bs for overnight stays, to wineries and eateries and places of interest such as the Peninsula Hot Springs, or include horseback trail riding opportunities, as then continue on the route to Sorrento and Portsea before entering Point Nepean to explore the fortifications and Quarantine Station precinct. “Cyclists could also take the ferry from Sorrento over to Queenscliff and

enjoy a whole new range of experiences there.” Mr Bakewell said the potential was there for tourists to enjoy swimming with dolphins on Polperro or Moonraker excursions, scuba diving at the Portsea Hole, Popes Eye or wrecks, such as the Eliza Ramsden in the Rip. Visits to South Channel Fort by boat provide a fascinating history for tourists to discover, he said. Mr Blakewell says the development of heavy industry could see the peninsula lose much of its charm to the touring cyclist. “It has been Melbourne’s closest holiday resort and recreation venue for decades but, if industrial development is pursued, all this will go.”

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Senior Constable Greg Wolfe said other incidents included a Wantirna man, 39, whose licence had been suspended who was “so fixated on getting his hit of drugs he didn’t notice the bag of ice sitting on his lap when police spoke to him through his driver’s window”. Also, a 26-year-old Altona Meadows man who was “so high he was still smoking his bong when police walked up to request he do a drug test”. Senior Constable Wolfe said 18 drug drivers and one drink-driver were processed over seven nights. “If you are out driving in the wee small hours, please be aware these people are out there,” he said.

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The driver is facing a $1280 vehicle impound release fee and losing his licence for a minimum of 12 months when he goes to court. His car was impounded for a month. A NISSAN Skyline travelling south on Moorooduc Highway through the Frankston-Flinders Road roundabout allegedly accelerated to 146kph in an 80kph zone, 11pm, Wednesday 14 August. Somerville Highway Patrol members intercepted the car just before a booze bus which was set up around the bend near Sages Road. The Dandenong driver, 23, gave no reason for speeding, although police thought it “may have been a case of him trying to impress his girlfriend who was with him in the car”, Senior Constable Greg Wolfe said. “We assume she wouldn’t have been impressed at having to arrange alternative transport home. But it’s much better to arrive home late than not at all due to a serious injury or a fatal collision.”

Portsea drink driver A DRINK-driver who crashed his Holden Commodore into a pole in Portsea last week returned a breath test of 0.250 per cent. Rosebud police were called to Defence Road after the incident, 4.20pm, Monday 12 August. A 48-year-old man is expected to be charged on summons with drink-driving offences.

Need concrete lead CONCRETE dumped alongside roads is jeopardising driver safety. Hastings police and Mornington Peninsula Shire officers are seeking help from the public to find those responsible for the dumping concrete at 67 South Boundary Road, Pearcedale West; the end of South bound-

ary Road. Pearcedale West; 109 Tyabb-Tooradin, Somerville; Boneo Road, Cape Schanck; and on Western Port Highway near Thompsons Road.. “The impact of this on our roads is an obvious risk to road users as well as the cost to have it cleaned and removed,” senior constable Ryan Blake, of Hastings police, said. He can be contacted on 5970 7800 or call Mornington Peninsula Shire Council 5950 1992. Alternatively, download the app Snap Send Solve on a mobile device to help identify anyone involved or to report incidents.

Busy week on road SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol night shift had a busy week setting court dates for 22 people. These included a 20-year-old Frankston man who was remanded in custody and had his car impounded after allegedly driving at up to 155kph while running red lights around Langwarrin and Frankston. The police helicopter was hovering overhead.

A MAN died after his car hit a power pole at Mt Martha, Sunday 11 August. Police said the Chelsea man, 60, was travelling north along The Esplanade when his car left the road about 3.15pm. He was treated by emergency services crews but died at the scene. An eight-year-old Frankston girl who was a passenger in the car was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

No arrests after shooting MAJOR Crime Squad detectives are still hunting for those responsible for shooting a man in Capel Sound, Wednesday 7 August. Police rushed to the scene in the Woodthorpe and Point Nepean roads area about 2.55am after neighbours reported hearing gunshots. They found a man in the street with wounds to the legs. Police said on Friday 16 August that “no one has been charged and the investigation is ongoing”. Rosebud Senior Sergeant Jen McKenna said police would continue foot and mobile patrols in the area. “We want to reassure everyone that police are working hard to keep them safe.”

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THE ability to communicate with others is a simple process for most people. We speak, others listen and, hopefully, understand what we are trying to say. But everyday words are mysterious unknowns for some Mornington Peninsula youngsters, especially those from low socio-economic backgrounds who are unable to enunciate, or even create basic sentences. They are unable to use words as building blocks to expand their vocabularies and tend to shy away from communicating because it exposes their poor literacy skills. Later in life they tend to be forced to the back of the queue when it comes to higher learning and establishing fulfilling lives. Research has found that only 38 per cent of those with a communication disability have jobs compared to 80 per cent who can speak fluently. They are less likely to have another qualification (42 per cent), than those without a communication disability (61 per cent). Speech pathologists are highlighting the theme: Communicating with Confidence, during Speech Pathology Week: 25-31 August, at several peninsula schools. The charitable Mornington Peninsula Foundation has partnered with Peninsula Speech Plus to contribute more than $1 million over three years towards increasing the long-term

Word association: Students Jasmine and DJ with Mornington Peninsula Foundation’s Stephanie Exton and Mornington Park teacher Heather Christie. Picture: Yanni

education outcomes and engagement of children. The foundation’s Stephanie Exton said some pupils at schools in lower socio-economic areas often lacked the ability to enunciate simple words and the ability to assemble them into

plausible sentences. “Some just babble on because words mean nothing to them. Some don’t speak or listen. They just sit staring at their screens,” Ms Exton said. “Others become frustrated at their inability to get their message across;

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some are in tears and others violent. Sometimes whole classes are in a state of aggression.” Progress in improving oral communication skills began mid-last year when principals and staff from Crib Point, Wallaroo, Eastbourne,

Mornington Park and Tyabb Railway primary schools and their feeder kindergartens identified low oral language skills as the key issue for poor engagement and success in learning. Peninsula Speech Plus’s Megan Ingram said experts tested 300 children at 10 intervention sites and three comparison sites in term 1 this year and found that 92 per cent needed some form of speech pathology assistance. As a result, Peninsula Speech Plus trained classroom aides and kinder staff overseeing more than 250 children set about improving their understanding of words and pronunciation. “We are seeing amazing outcomes already with children communicating with confidence, increasing their vocabulary, being more connected with school and increasing their social interaction skills as well,” Ms Ingram said. Improved speech, understanding of words and when and where to use them, are making for happier, more constructive lessons. “Kids are more connected, more engaged and are achieving,” Ms Ingram said. “You can feel it in the classrooms.”

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Donations support farmers MORNINGTON Peninsula community houses have tapped into the generosity of peninsula groups to collect donated goods and food items for struggling Pyalong farmers. This comes after Bentons Square Community Centre general manager Kelly Langdon and Becca Smith, of Mt Eliza Neighbourhood House, sat next to two women from Pyalong at the Neighbourhood Houses Victoria conference in May. “We introduced ourselves and congratulated Pyalong on their award for Community Resilience – Relief for Farmers,” Ms Langdon said. “This program donates goods to struggling farmers affected by drought. “Through the donations farmers and their families are empowered, despite their hardships, because they become aware of the support from the community in times of crisis. “The community houses have been collecting food while craft groups have been knitting beanies and scarves for the northern Victorian farmers and their families. “We are heading to Pyalong Neighbourhood House later this month to deliver all the peninsula donations.”

Upgrade opposed RESIDENTS opposed to the widening of Bungower Road for use by heavy vehicles have given a 72-signature petition to Mornington Peninsula Shire Council. The signatories are backing by Somerville resident Chris Bakewell’s opposition to a strategy which confirms that “key transport routes [to the Port of Hastings] including Bungower Road have been earmarked for upgrading by VicRoads”. The residents say the road, which runs from Mornington to Somerville, is unsuitable for industrial traffic and, although nothing may happen for several years, Mr Bakewell said a “lack

of consultation and clarity with residents” was worrying. The shire’s planning and building director David Bergin told the council the shire did “not have a formal position on the appropriateness or otherwise” of the recently released strategy. He said the Port of Hastings Development Authority was established under the Transport Integration Act 2010 and was responsible for preparing strategies to guide its operations and run the port economically. Upgrading Bungower Road was seen as a “medium-to-long-term proposal for consideration and any upgrade will need to be undertaken following a full analysis with all stakeholders”.

Charity golf day EAGLE Ridge Golf Club is running a charity day for the Jarrod Lyle Foundation and Challenge Kids with Cancer, Friday 30 August. About 70 players will take part in the DoingitforJarrod event with prizes as well as nearest-thepin competitions and 19th-hole shoot-out. Players will receive a show bag and a barbecue lunch. The club hopes to raise $4000-$5000 from the Ambrose pairs event in which players hit off with the best shot selected. The other player then picks up their ball and places it, within a club length, alongside the best ball. The players then hit their second shots from the same spot. Handicaps will be allocated on the day for those who don’t have one. Single players will be paired with partners and share a cart over 18 holes. The day kicks off at 9am with a shotgun start. The cost is $65 or $45 for club members. Participants are being encouraged to wear their loudest yellow shirt to support Jarrod. Flinders MP and federal health minister Greg Hunt will present the prizes. Eagle Ridge Golf Course is in Browns Road, Boneo, call 5988 2500.

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threatening to blow the whistle on the race fix Maressmo had orchestrated the previous year - a fix that netted him millions from the bookies. Inspector Frank Dennis is assigned to the case. A former jockey himself, Dennis is all too familiar with the various distractions and temptations associated with the turf. Oblivious to all the drama surrounding Da Silva, Mornington trainer Jack Morgan is busy preparing his five-year-old mare Star Chaser for the big race. “I’ve always been a big fan of racing and started to flesh out the plot when I was at school,” Harrison said. “Racing is great theatre: It has great character such as battling trainers, jockeys struggling with their weight and all the drama of big races. “Just think of the Melbourne Cup: It draws 100,000 people to watch magnificent animals perform and, in the background, is all the drama of a whodunit.” Harrison said he spends lots of time at Mornington racecourse and walks along Balnarring beach in the mornings watching track work. He’s got to know trainers and riders and appreciates the tapestry that unites them. “Tuesday was a lot of fun to write and I’m aiming for a sequel,” he said. “The police inspector is one character who I can carry through as he’s quite complex.” The Export Gardener and First Tuesday are on sale at Petersens Bookshop, High Street, Hastings, as well as online and in e-books. An audio of First Tuesday is also available.

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Supermarkets offer chance for recycling soft plastics I frequently take my soft plastics to Woolworth and Coles to place in the recycling bag where this soft plastic is used to make bollards and decking, which is brilliant and on display at the eco house at The Briars, Mt Martha. It is also used to make many types of moulded plastic furniture and play equipment. This service has been available for many years and I am surprised it is not been made known to the public with more advertising, as many people I speak to have never heard about it. The amount of space that is saved in my general waste bin is quite startling and, since doing this, my bin has never been full. Less plastic to landfall is the idea, as this simply does not decompose. Fewer plastic bags to kill our marine life, in particular. How hard can it be? Even though it is extra advertising for Coles and Woolies, perhaps Aldi and others will get on board. What really upsets me is that for all the years we were paying a huge amount of money to China to take our recyclables, we could have been using that money to build our own recycling plant. There is simply no long term planning by any government to ensure the future for my grandchildren. People are basically lazy in this regard and want the government to do all the work. It is time people washed out their recyclables themselves, so things are not re-contaminated. Why should a worker at the waste management centre be doing this job and then throwing it in the landfill anyway? We need to take responsibility for ourselves. Me, you, municipalities and governments, the whole damn community. Janet Groves, Mornington

‘Global scorching’ The Arctic is burning, with fires so big you can see them from space. The planet hasn’t seen anything like it in 10,000 years - July was the hottest month ever recorded. This isn’t global warming, it’s global scorching. And it’s going to get much, much worse. Why should Australia take drastic action when we are not the worst? Every little action helps, even those by individuals. Waiting on the rest of the world or weasel worming your way out with excuses is stupid (given to unintelligent decisions or acts: acting in an unintelligent or careless manner). Joe Lenzo, Safety Beach

Views reflect the news Following the May election I had resolved to turn over a new leaf and try to be nice to the loopy left and at least try to tolerate their opinions without disagreeing with everything. Whilst this proved easy with [letter writer] Rupert Steiner, whose ramblings on illegal

immigrants in detention are wearing thin with the majority of Victorians anyway, it was not so easy with John Cain. In his letter (“No denying change” Letters 13/8/19 ) Mr Cain offers “a few things I gleaned from the news over the last few days” and then states: “Greenland’s ice sheet is melting so fast it has caused global sea levels to rise 0.05mm in just a month.” But back in March, as reported on Fox News, a NASA survey comissioned Greenland’s government found that the world’s largest glazier had actually grown while those in North America and Europe had shrunk. That’s the problem we all face today. Mr Cain isn’t wrong as he is only repeating what has been on the news he watches, but that doesn’t make it fact. Never has the bias in our media been more apparent than in the lead-up to the last election. Channels 2,9 and10 had Labor winning a landslide on their nightly news whereas Channel 7 was more middle of the road. Try reading the same political story in the Herald Sun and The Age and you will see what I mean. Yes, global climate change is a fact, but just how much it will affect Australia is yet to be proved. Michael Free, Mt Martha

TV for deniers I wonder how many climate change deniers watched “Climate Change:The Facts” on Sunday 11 August on the ABC? Actual visual facts were on display, not fake news presented by scientists paid by mining groups and deniers spouting figures to muddy the waters. I suppose the deniers could have taped the program and ran it backwards to show melting icebergs and glaciers leaping back into where they had just fallen from. Apart from the usual sea inundation of islands and melting ice there were methane bubbles trapped in the ice. When the ice melts the methane will be released into the atmosphere creating more problems in regard to temperature rise. It was quite alarming to read that Andrew Bolt, one of the denier’s gurus, has called teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg “deeply disturbed and strange”. What a hero. Greta Thunberg was the young girl that organised hundreds of thousand of school children world wide to strike and and demand that the world leaders do something to protect their future. What did our coal hugging Prime Minister do? Ridiculed all the kids that demonstrated, telling them they should be in school and chiding the parents for allowing them to demonstrate. Over the past few years, the conservative government has provided us with inept environment ministers, One who was close to home wanted a swimming pool on the oreshore at Rosebud.

Anyway, I do hope the deniers do take the opportunity to watch the film, it might just open their eyes. Although I doubt it. John Cain, McCrae

Waste solution I believe incineration is the better option for getting rid of waste. The Olovine Burner puts no emissions into the atmosphere and the energy created is put into the electricity grid, with the money raised going to the authority that has installed the device. The cost would have to be born by all levels of government. In the long run, with our nation being very environmentally conscious, this is the answer. One of these burners is operational in Western Australia. I put this proposal to Mornington Peninsula Shire Council last year at an environmental forum at its Rosebud office. I have always been in favour of this elimination of waste products since it was brought to my attention while I was serving as a councillor with the City of Mordialloc. Ian Lyons, Safety Beach

Climate cycle The Mornington Peninsula may be declared a “Climate emergency” but, as well, I notice there are a lot of nasty unrepaired potholes on the roads (“Peninsula’s ‘climate emergency’” The News 13/8/19). I do my bit by recycling a whisky bottle every month or two, but perhaps some among us are doing much more. Politicians at all levels will commonly indoctrinate the people with a very important fact which, in fact, is a fiction. Such as the reasons reason given to invade Iraq. Conspiracy theories often turn out to be right. Here in Australia, since our great leap backward around the beginning of this century, our massive industrial power and wealth is all gone. We can’t even make cars. For some time Australia has desperately needed some new stimulus, industry, anything except a war. Not too long ago our climate started to change, as it does, cyclically. Some learned academic somewhere theorised that it was all caused by carbon dioxide in the air. Eureka. That’s it. We now have the great carbon dioxide fear. Even an emergency on the peninsula. Anything that emits carbon dioxide is despicable and must be replaced. Last year I watched on TV a visiting American expert professor vehemently advocating and demanding massive reductions in carbon emissions or we all die. He was just about frothing at the mouth. A professor of climateology, physics, science ? No, a professor of economics. That says it all. Brian A Mitchelson, Mornington

Set up by GetUp The MP for Flinders, Greg Hunt, spoke at the National Press Club last week regarding a number of health initiatives the country must take in such areas as mental health and smoking, both of which I welcome. Mr Hunt was asked during his speech about Getup’s involvement in the recent

federal election campaign. To my surprise, he claimed that Getup was “completely and utterly” engaged with the Labor Party in the Flinders electorate. As Labor’s candidate, I can categorically say that my Labor team and I did not work with Getup in any way. In fact, Getup encouraged people to vote for the independent candidate Julia Banks ahead of me, for reasons I still find baffling. They even gave me an amber light rating for my environmental record. Golly gosh, with friends like Getup who needs enemies? Getup’s involvement in the federal campaign in Flinders was extremely unhelpful and I have been critical of it publicly since the election. My personal view is that anyone handing out how-to-vote cards on election day should be from a registered political party - including Getup. Any suggestion it was involved in the Flinders Labor campaign is laughable. Joshua Sinclair, Labor candidate for Flinders

Purl, plain warmth Thanks to dedicated and generous Hastings knitters, another two loads of beanies, scarves and mittens have been delivered to Food for All for needy Mornington Peninsula families this icy-cold winter. We are also most grateful to Hastings and Dromana branches of the Bendigo Bank where items have been left for distribution over many winters of this project. Unwanted wool can still be donated for knitters who can’t afford to buy it, yet love to contribute their skills to help those people identified by St Vincent de Paul’s Mornington Peninsula Conferences. Oddments have been turned into knitted toys as well. So warm thanks again to everyone concerned and keep knitting! Fran Henke, Winter Woollies Appeal, Hastings Decisive hypocrisy The sheer hypocrisy truly leaves me speechless (“Residents win beach roads battle” The News 13/8/19). Almost 90 per of Coppin Road, Sorrento property owners voted against the special charge scheme for a footpath on their road. Now, “our” councillors support what they say is a democratic vote not to proceed with road making at St Andrews despite this project receiving a far lower vote. Breathtaking. Bill Holmes, Sorrento

Waste mismanagement During my 50 years of journalism, I covered thousands of local government council meetings. One of the key perks of travel for councillors was trips to Europe or elsewhere, investigating waste management solutions. Given the number of road miles travelled on this issue, why are we deep in waste today? Would the last councillors at Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Shire to make such journeys please explain? Fran Henke, Hastings

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ON THE COVER

THINK INSIDE THE SQUARE FOR PERFECT SORRENTO LIVING VIEWS spanning Port Phillip Bay across to Arthurs Seat are yours to enjoy forever from this enticing and beautifully maintained family home situated at the end of a quiet court on a magnificent 1111 square metre block adorned with native Moonah trees. Perfectly positioned on the block with a commanding elevated position that provides plenty of natural light and an exceptional view from virtually every room, this home offers the ideal coastal escape or permanent home. From the first floor entry a short flight of stairs takes you up to the first of two living zones which has a gas log fire and opens out to one of five splendid timber decks that each offer their own level of privacy. A galley kitchen has plenty of bench space and appliances here include a dishwasher and a wall oven. The combined dining and family room is surrounded by timber decking which will grealty enhance the overall sense of space particularly during the warmer months when this will be the place to enjoy private alfresco entertaining at sunset. Back towards the front is the main bathrooom and main bedroom which has built-in robes. Downstairs are two more bedrooms with builtin robes that share a second bathroom and a rumpus room could be a fourth bedroom if required. Two more decks are peacefully ensconced in the lush garden setting and the magnificent lawn will be a haven for children and pets to play. A home for all seasons where year round entertaining is at hand, this fine coastal home also features sublime polished timber floors, air-conditioning and from the street is a double garage with store room.n

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THE COMPLETE PACKAGE • Magnificent 4BR home; master with WIR & ensuite • Two living areas plus study • Open plan kitchen with quality stainless steel appliances • Large entertainment area including gas plumbed BBQ • Two double garages • Landscaped gardens

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LUXURY VILLA IN THE HEART OF BITTERN • 3 bedrooms, main with FES & WIR • Caesarstone bench tops • Quality stainless steel appliances inc. dishwasher • Ducted heating & refrigerated cooling • Alfresco area with timber decking • Spotted Gum timber floors • Single garage

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96 Wood Street, Flinders

$2,750,000 - $3,000,000 Architect designed to deliver refined country living, this beautifully built home offers tranquillity and an acre of land with glorious views. The craftsman-built residence features Tasmanian oak wall panelling and huge formal living and dining areas divided by a slate-surround open fireplace, as well as French doors leading out to a rear sundeck. A massive kitchen has solid timber benchtops and a casual meals area opens out to a delightful breakfast terrace.

405 Stumpy Gully Rd Rural &, Balnarring Beach

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Spectacular 7-acre property with a beautifully renovated family home and a picturesque ornamental lake home to water birds and Pobblebonk It’sAgent a setting Licensedfrogs. Estate fine enough for any summer party or special occasion. The home features open plan living including a well-equipped kitchen with walk in pantry, there is a renovated family bathroom plus a guest bedroom with en-suite. The sunny master bedroom has a spacious parents retreat with wood heater, a walk-through robe and amazing ensuite.

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HASTINGS 2051-2053 Frankston Flinders Road • • • • • • •

Prominent main road site with 2 road frontages Zoned Industrial 3 in 3 titles available separately or in 1 line Single title of 1,172m² with small building fronting Frankston Flinders Road. Two smaller vacant allotments of 586m² each fronting Glendale Ave to rear. Ideally suited to business requiring drive through access or investor wanting smaller land holding Many uses including warehouse/showroom, Take away food, office, service station etc Offered with vacant possession

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Major Road Frontage

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• Comprises 18 containers and caravan and boat storage • Situated on main corner site of approx. 1900 sqm. • Runs at very close to 100% occupancy • Business only requires 2-3 hours per week to operate • Vendors keen to sell

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176-182 Main Street -30sqm $1,662.50pcm+GST+OG 6/356 Main Street – 104sqm $2,950pcm+GST+OG 1/486 Nepean Hwy Frankston – 220sqm $3,000pcm+GST+OG

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Brunchtime

• Corner cafe with great exposure in industrial area • Great long lease and low rent • Takings of approx. $7,900pw • Currently open 6am-2.30pm 5days per week with potential to increase summer trade

SHOPS FOR LEASE 12 Blake Street - 70sqm $3,750pcm+GST+OG 5/117-133 Main Street - 164sqm $7,917pcm+GST+OG 113A Nepean Hwy, Seaford - 60sqm $2,255pcm+GST+OG Jetty Rd, Rosebud - From 70sqm From $3,300pcm+GST+OG 1 Blake Street - 50sqm UNDER OFFER St Andrews Beach – 180m2 $3,334pcm+OG MEDICAL FOR LEASE 1537 Pt Nepean Rd Rosebud – 620sqm $15,000pcm+GST+OG

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100 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK...

Welcome to returned soldiers at Mount Eliza Compiled by Cameron McCullough ANOTHER Welcome Home, to five returned soldiers, took place at Mt. Eliza on Monday evening last the guests being – Major Geoff. Grice, M.C. and O.B.E., Capt. Hugh Davey, Lieut Claude Grice, Serg. J. Henley and Pte. F. Mitchell. The hall, which was tastefully decorated by Miss Poultney with Cootamundra wattle blossom, and many flags, looked at its best. Cr. Flannigan, (president of the Mornington Shire) acted as chairman, and carried out his duties in his usual, capable manner. The hall was filled to overflowing, also a large marquee in front of the door kindly lent by Mr Jas. Grice. The programme opened by the playing of the National Anthem by the “Welcome Home” orchestra from Frankston. The orchestra contributed three selections during the evening, each of which was much appreciated by the large audience. The first half of the programme was given by the school children, under the direction of Miss Poultney, with recitations and singing, in a very capable and a pleasing manner. The chairman then delivered a very stirring speech, and on behalf of the residents, extended to the five soldiers a most hearty welcome home. In referring to Major Grice’s winning of the M.C., he (the chairman) considered that of far more value than a title, as it was only won by a soldier for conspicuous bravery on the battlefield. Major Grice in responding, advised

the people not to believe quite all the chairman had said with regard to his bravery; his brother had done braver deeds than he, and had got nothing. He assured his hearers that there was no part of the world he had seen could equal his own country. On behalf of his comrades and himself, he offered the residents his best thanks for the pleasant evening. Capt. Davey, Lieut. Grice, Sgt. Henley and Pte. Mitchell also briefly responded and thanked the people for their welcome. The following ladies and gentlemen contributed items of harmony, which were all much appreciated: Misses Mitchell and Cozens, and Mr W. Thomas. Miss Prosser and Miss Smith were most capable accompanist. After refreshments had been handed round the rest of the, evening was given up to dancing, to music supplied by Mr Ferguson, piano, Messrs Deane and Moseley, violins, and Mr H. Prosser cornet, a very enjoyable evening being brought to a close by the singing of Auld Lang Syne. The orchestra is deserving of special thanks for joining up from Frankston at considerable inconvenience and for helping to make the evening such a decided success. *** ON Thursday, 28th August, Alex. Scott and Co Pty. Ltd. will conduct a clearing sale at Seaford on account of Mr J. Wyatt, whose lease has expired a first class dairy herd, plant, and household furniture and effects. The sale will take place on the property adjoining Wells Road, one

mile from Seaford railway station. *** THE annual meeting of the Frankston Progress Association will be held next Friday evening, and a large attendance of new members is expected. The latter half of the past year’s work has been sadly hampered by the prevalence of influenza, and the fixing of Friday as the evening of the meeting resulted in much clashing with entertainments naturally falling on the same night. A good deal of foundation work has, however, been accomplished, and we hope that, in these more settled times of peace, the Association will start its second year with the whole-hearted support of our people and do a lot of good work. *** THE Commonwealth Treasury has approved a proposal made by the central Peace Loan Committee for the issue of a commemorative tablet to each district which subscribes its quota of the loan. This tablet will be of bronze and will be placed on the wall of the municipal building as a permanent memorial of the energy and patriotism of the district in securing its alloted quota. The tablet will be of an attractive design, bearing an appropriate inscription of the signatures of the Prime Minister and the Treasurer. It will also embody the name of the town, borough, or shire to which it is awarded, and the name of the Mayor or President who is in the office at the time.

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ACROSS 1. Adult girl 7. Restorer 8. Pasted 10. Man-made materials 12. Go underwater 14. Indication 16. Close 17. Ancient bead counters

20. Crockery 23. Enclosed areas 24. Octopus arm 25. Very pale

DOWN 1. Carts 2. Beers 3. Joke 4. Ring-shaped bun 5. Most intelligent 6. Cropped up 9. Dutch sea walls 11. Acquiring

It is intended that when an area obtains double its quota the tablet will be surmounted by the Australian coat of arms bronze. *** ON Sunday last the little son of Mr and Mrs Coxall, Frankston, aged 2 years, was badly scalded. The little fellow pulled a vessel containing hot fat over himself, with the result that his head and chest were very badly injured. The sufferer was hurried to St Pancras Private Hospital, where medical treatment was quickly forthcoming. For some days the boy’s condition was serious, but he is now making satisfactory progress. *** MR J. D. Jennings who is recovering from a severe attack of influenza hopes to resume his school duties next Monday. *** AT the conference of the subbranches of the Returned Soldiers’ Association, held in Melbourne this week, the Frankston Branch was represented by its President, Mr Arthur Wilcox, and Mr W. Hanton (vice-president). *** PTE. Reg. Ritchie, son of Mr Thos. Ritchie, of “Ramslade”, returned home on Wednesday last. He received a warm welcome from his Frankston friends, and the town was gaily be-flagged in honor of the occasion. *** IT is the intention of members of the Frankston Tent L.O.R. to tender Bro F. H. Wells a complimentary social

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on Monday, 25th August, in recognition of his past valuable services, rendered as secretary of the lodge for the past 14 years. A suitable presentation will also be made to Mr Wells. The arrangements in connection with forthcoming function are in the hands of, a strong committee, with Mr L. J. Ward as secretary. *** Football The match against Balnarring, to be played this afternoon on the Frankston oval, promises to be one of more than ordinary interest, and should attract a large crowd of those interested in witnessing a well contested game. Up to the present two points only separate Frankston, Balnarring and Hastings, and on the result of this afternoon’s play will decide the position of these teams in the semi-final matches. *** MISSING Since April—Five Heifers (1 brown to black on body, white legs ands belly, springer; 1 dark grey Jersey, may have calved both 18 months old and branded BI near-shoulder, slit point near ear; 1 red, deformed fore leg. been broken above knee, age 2 years, should now have calved, branded BI off shoulder; 1 red and white, branded F off rump: 1 strawberry, branded P off rump, in calf, both good yearlings). Reward. J. H. Barclay, Hastings. *** FROM the pages of the Mornington Standard, 23 August 1919

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By Brodie Cowburn SORRENTO will head into finals with momentum on their side after easily defeating Pines in their last home and away match for the season. The Sharks put on a show in front of their home crowd at David Macfarlane Reserve. They took the lead early with an impressive first half, and never looked like giving it up. Sorrento went into half time comfortably six goals ahead, and didn’t let up in the second half. They were helped by three goals from Mitch Hallahan. Shannon Gladman, Nick Marston, and Chad Harris also had impressive games for the Sharks. Sorrento will head into finals full of confidence after securing the win 16.13 (109) to 6.10 (46). Pines have been suffering through a form slump in recent times, and would slip down to third on the ladder if Dromana could defeat bottom placed Mornington. The Tigers started well in the first term, but failed to punish Mornington on the scoreboard. Dromana kicked 1.6 in the first term, and Mornington made them pay in the second quarter by taking the lead. Heading into the second half down by less than a goal, Dromana were still in a good position to salvage the match. They let themselves down again in the third quarter by kicking just three behinds, allowing Mornington to stretch their lead to 24. The Tigers had another frustrating quarter in the last, only scoring three goals from their nine scoring opportunities. Dromana let a golden opportunity to take second place slip by falling to Mornington 6.18 (54) to 11.6 (72). Although the win didn’t move them

Shark net: Frankston YCW managed to keep Bonbeach at bay, finishing with a 52 point win. Picture: Andrew Hurst

up from bottom place on the ladder, it is still a nice way for the Bulldogs to cap off what has been a tough year. Jackson Calder booted three goals for the victors, taking his total for the year for 59. At John Coburn Oval, Frankston YCW scored a big win over Bonbeach. The Sharks took an early lead by quarter time, but it was all downhill from there. Bonbeach scored just one behind in the second quarter, as the Stonecats took back the lead. Frankston YCW looked impressive in the second half and will head into the finals with hope that they can make an impact. They defeated Bonbeach 13.13 (91) to 6.3 (39). Luke Paynter was among the best for the Stonecats, scoring three goals. Although Rosebud missed out on finals, they ended their season on a positive note with a thumping win over Frankston Bombers. Rosebud were good right from the get go, and looked comfortable up by 34 at the half time break. They continued to play well as the second half rolled around, and eventually secured a 65 point win over the Bombers 21.12 (138) to 10.13 (73). Tim Lincoln and Daniel Lewis both had an impact for the Buds, scoring

fours goals each. Koby Villis was the Bombers’ best. He also kicked four goals. At Regents Park, EdithvaleAspendale capped off a tough year with a win over Mt Eliza in front of their home crowd, It was a see-sawing contest, which

saw Edithvale-Aspendale let their 20 point half point lead slip heading into the final term. The Redlegs were up by three at three-quarter time, but couldn’t hold on. Edi-Asp have had their struggles this season, but ended on a high note with a 13.13 (91) to 11.8 (74) win. Mi-

chael Bussey had a good day, kicking four goals. At Olympic Oval, Pines will play Dromana on Saturday in the qualifying final. There will be no second chances for Frankston YCW or Bonbeach, who face off on Sunday at RJ Rowley Reserve.

Kangaroos give Bulls a shock DIVISION TWO

By Brodie Cowburn LANGWARRIN have got their finals campaign off to a flying start by securing an upset win over Karingal. Both sides travelled to Somerville on Saturday for the qualifying final keen to get a win. Both sides had a good season, and did well enough to to secure a double chance for finals. The Kangaroos got the early jump over the Bulls, and took a two goal lead into the first break. They managed to hold onto that lead throughout most of the game, and were still in the box seat by three-quarter time. Langwarrin led Karingal by 14 points going into the last term. Karingal couldn’t do enough in the final quarter to make Langwarrin worry, and they eventually succumbed to defeat 6.8 (44) to 9.16 (70). The result was a shock one, with Karingal coming into the contest as favourites. They finished over two wins ahead of the Kangaroos on the ladder this season. Matthew Payenborg scored three goals for the winning Kangaroos, while Jarryd Amalfi, Luke Churcher, and Mitch Cuthbert also had an impact. Having lost the qualifying final, Ka-

ringal will now take on the winner of the Chelsea vs Somerville clash in a do or die match next week. Alexandra Park played host to Chelsea and Somerville in their semi final clash. The Seagulls got off to a nightmare start, kicking seven straight behinds in the first term to blow their chance of a big early lead. Chelsea were a little better in the second quarter and managed to sneak into a narrow lead by the time half time came around. After the main break, Somerville did some damage with a five goals to one third term. Chelsea weren’t able to claw their way back from a five goal deficit in the final quarter, and ended up succumbing to defeat 5.20 (50) to 9.12 (66). Thanks to their inaccuracy in front of goal, Chelsea have crashed out of finals and are left wondering what might have been. Red Hill take on Sorrento at Chelsea Reserve next Saturday in a semi-final clash. At Alexandra Park on Sunday, Karingal will play Somerville.

Bouncing the Bulls: Langwarrin held on for a win against the more favoured Karingal. Picture: Andrew Hurst Western Port News 21 August 2019

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Eagles soar, seven for Stingrays SOCCER

By Craig MacKenzie THE State 5 South championship and automatic promotion are within touching distance for Somerville Eagles after Saturday’s 3-1 derby success against Rosebud. Nearest challengers Old Mentonians continued to stumble after a second successive draw and even if the grammarians win their catch-up game this week against bottom team Hampton Park United they will be four points behind Somerville with three matches remaining. Somerville has an inviting run home coming up against three of the bottom four sides and the biggest challenge facing co-coaches Scott Morrison and Dave Greening is to ward off complacency among their players. Veteran striker Mark Pagliarulo gave Somerville a dream start against Rosebud when his initial shot in the 4th minute was blocked by opposition keeper James Cinar but “Pags” won the ball back and smacked it home in off Cory Osorio. Blake Hicks should have done better five minutes later when he got free on the left of the area only to shoot wide. “Pags” shot against the near post in the 27th minute and a Callum Richardson long-range strike in the 38th minute was tipped over by Cinar but the keeper was all at sea three minutes later when he flapped at a Dave Greening freekick that made it 2-0. The legendary scorer nabbed his second just before the interval when he turned his opponent on the left of the area then hammered home a shot from 12 metres. Somerville couldn’t build on that scoreline in the second half as time and again it was caught offside and the goal of the game came from Rosebud in the 73rd minute when Mike Durrance let fly from 30 metres to make it 3-1. Rosebud forfeited the scheduled reserves game on Saturday claiming that injuries and player unavailability meant that it couldn’t field a full side. In other State 5 news 16-year-old Nathan Barnett’s hat-trick underpinned Aspendale Stingrays’ 7-3 hammering of Bunyip District at Bunyip Recreation Reserve on Saturday. A Dario Maia goal after four minutes set Aspendale back on its heels but by half-time the visitors led 5-1 and the contest was over. Bunyip had no answer to Barnett’s pace and shooting prowess and the teenager also had a hand in goals from captain Peter Dimopoulos and Ben Garside. Reserves defender Jordan Daicos came off the bench in the second half for his first senior appearance and Stingrays coach Lee Barber has much to look forward to next season with such a young side. Barnett was one of five teenagers in Saturday’s starting line-up and the oldest player was just 22. In NPL2 news Langwarrin had to rely on a 90th minute Max Etheridge strike to rule out Shaun Romein’s first-half goal for Ballarat City last weekend. The match ended 1-1 at Morshead Park Stadium and the Scott Miller-led Langwarrin has now secured its NPL2 status for next season when the

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Seven-up for Stingrays: Aspendale captain and inspirational midfielder Peter Dimopoulos. Picture: John Punshon

elite competition will be restructured and a thirdtier league introduced. In NPLW news Southern United lost 5-0 at home to champion Calder United last weekend. The under-19s lost 1-0, the under-16s drew 0-0 and the under-14s lost 1-0. In State 1 news Josh Hine continued to impress with another hat-trick this time against hapless Beaumaris at Dallas Brooks Park on Saturday. Youngster Kyron Kerr’s through ball in the 42nd minute put Hine clear and he had no trouble slotting the ball past Beaumaris keeper Dean Menere for the opener. Great work by Liam Baxter on the right in the 58th minute and a precise square ball to the back post gave Hine a tap-in to make it 2-0. Amir Osmancevic had replaced injured Sammy Orritt in the first half and in the 70th minute his right-foot volley from just outside the area went in off the inside of the post. Mornington was cruising at this stage and Hine completed his hat-trick when he stole in at the back post and although his header was blocked he reacted quickly to prod the ball past Menere from close range. Beaumaris’ best player Rhys Craigie made it 4-1 with a well-struck shot from the right of the area in the 86th minute but the home side was out

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of sight by then. In State 2 news Peninsula Strikers went down 2-1 away to promotion-chasing Brandon Park on Saturday. A Grant Lane shot following an interchange of passes between Matt Harrington and John Prescott put Strikers ahead in the 25th minute. Graham Hill equalised in the 60th minute with a low right-foot shot after being set up by former Strikers’ player Josh Calle. In the 83rd minute Scottish winger Jack Haggerty was brought down inside the box by Strikers’ keeper Colin McCormack and Josh Caruana converted the winner from the spot. Former Pines captain Hill was sent off in the 90th minute after his second yellow card. In State 3 news Skye United remains in second spot despite drawing 1-1 away against South Yarra on Saturday. South Yarra took the lead in the 16th minute when Jonathon Bithell broke through into a oneon-one and finished well past Skye keeper Jonathon Crook. A superb Mark O’Connor free kick in the 36th minute tied it up and neither side could strike a decisive blow in the second half on a deteriorating pitch. Skye striker Mitch Blake had the ball in the

net in the 85th minute after a quick free-kick was taken by Daniel Attard however the referee pulled it back for a retake. South Yarra struck the underside of the bar in injury time. Skye’s main challenger for promotion is Whitehorse United who had to come from 2-0 down to draw at home with Bayside Argonauts. The result leaves Skye in control of its own destiny and a favourable draw. Whitehorse has just one home game remaining and faces two of the top five sides in the last three games of the season whereas Skye has two home games left and its three remaining matches are against teams in the bottom half of the league. Frankston Pines snatched a draw with a 1-1 result away to a physical Diamond Valley United side last Saturday. The home team led through a first-half Jay Lal goal but Max Caridi received a straight red and Diamond Valley was forced to play for almost 70 minutes with 10 men. Five of Caridi’s teammates were cautioned but Pines got out of jail when Lachlan McMinimee equalised in the 89th minute by finishing off a Connor McAndrews’ cutback from the right. The big news in State 4 South is the snub delivered by Seaford United to Sandown Lions last weekend. Sandown will come under Football Victoria scrutiny at a tribunal hearing on Wednesday this week to hear charges relating to its abandoned fixture against Springvale City on Friday 2 August. Seaford told FV of its fears regarding player and spectator safety for its scheduled away match against Sandown last Saturday and eventually notified the federation that it was forfeiting both the senior and reserves fixtures. Baxter is due to host Sandown Lions this Saturday and has asked FV to postpone the fixture pending the tribunal outcome. Three other clubs – Chelsea, Dandenong South and Harrisfield Hurricanes – are considering forfeiting upcoming matches against Sandown. Last weekend Baxter lost 3-1 away to Noble Park United. Noble Park led 1-0 at half-time and despite a Stuart McKenzie goal in the second-half a brace from Vlasi Zarifis sealed Baxter’s fate. Baxter defender Tim Lee was sent off in the 89th minute after receiving a second caution. This weekend’s games: FRIDAY, 8.30pm: Frankston Pines v Elwood City (Monterey Reserve), Springvale City v Seaford Utd (Ross Reserve). SATURDAY, 3pm: Langwarrin v Goulburn Valley Suns (Lawton Park), Southern Utd v Senior NTC (Monterey Reserve; under-16s 11.30am, under-19s 1pm), St Kilda v Mornington (Elwood Park), Peninsula Strikers v Mooroolbark (Centenary Park), Diamond Valley Utd v Skye Utd (Partingtons Flat), Baxter v Sandown Lions (TBC), Rosebud v Old Mentonians (Olympic Park), Aspendale Stingrays v Casey Panthers (Jack Grut Reserve), Hampton Park Utd v Somerville Eagles (KM Reedy Reserve).

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Pippie powers to another decisive victory HORSE RACING

By Ben Triandafillou THE John and Chris Meagher-trained mare, Pippie, is set to tackle blacktype races in the Spring after running away with the opening race at Caulfield on Saturday 17 August. The four-year-old daughter of Written Tycoon raced away for a comfortable three-length victory over the Clinton McDonald-trained Diamond Effort and the ever-consistent Amy and Ash Yargi-trained I’m Telling Ya. Having also taken care of a ‘no metro wins’ race impressively at Doomben first-up, Pippie will attempt to emulate the efforts of the Meagher-trained Savanna Amour and be targeted towards the Cockram Stakes and How Now Stakes at Caulfield next month – both Group Three races which Savanna Amour claimed in 2017. Trainer Chris Meagher said it was great to see Pippie cruise to another decisive victory. “We were hoping to see that but obviously to actually do that we weren’t quite sure,” he said. “We knew she was going well, she’s a high-class mare and we couldn’t be more pleased.” Meagher said Pippie’s racing style should also stand her in good stead for her upcoming targets. “She has a high cruising speed, she puts herself there and eliminates any bad luck. For her to do that today pretty much untouched was very impressive,” he said.

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The greatest Hastings team of all time By Lance Hodgins Part Three The members of the 1913 “Greatest Team Ever”

JACK CAMPBELL (above) was the 1913 captain and, at 38 years of age, a football veteran. He grew up in Bendigo, where he captained the strong Bendigo FC before moving to Tasmania to play in the tough mining competition at Queenstown. In 1912 he came to Hastings to join his brother in the family general and hardware store (near today’s Shire Offices) and played in the premiership team that year. He captained again in 1915 and served as a club administrator after the war years. He settled in Hastings where one of his daughters married Albie Perrot and another married Frank Robinson, a member of the 1913 team.

Above: Len (centre) using a Dusty Martin “don’t argue” against South Melbourne.

The “coach” LEN INCIGNERI was the farrier son of a Hastings fisherman. He started football at Hastings at the age of 14 in 1898 and played for seven consecutive years. He joined VFA side Richmond and moved with them into the VFL as their captain/coach in 1911 and twice represented Victoria. He sought a clearance to Melbourne and was forced to sit out the VFL 1912 season – so he helped Hastings win the flag, surviving a court case for assault arising from the grand final. By 1913 Len was 30yo 5’11” 14st 0lbs and on only match permits to Melbourne, so he came home to play a key role in Hastings’ premiership win. He returned to captain/coach Melbourne FC for two years until his 97-game League career came to an abrupt halt when he triggered a 2,000 person melee on the MCG against South Melbourne. He subsequently coached Oakleigh and Somerville, the latter to a flag in 1928. FRED “Nipper” FLOYD was vicecaptain in 1913 and a 27 year-old veteran. A fisherman, orchardist and dairyman, Nipper was born and bred in

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Hastings. He played in their premiership team of 1908 but an altercation over a permit issue with Tyabb saw him rubbed out for 1909 and 1910. Returning to Hastings in 1911, he teamed with Pompey Francis to carry them to the three-peat of 1912-13-14. Hastings captain before and after the Great War, Nipper was an inspirational leader and a strong man who would ruck all day as a result he was often referred to as “the old war horse”. He played until 1924 - a total of 167 games- in an era when seasons were much shorter than those of today. Even after 15 years, he was still playing good enough football to frequently be best on ground.

and Hastings. He played for Hastings in 1911-12-13 and again after the War in 1919-20. Thirty five years later his son, George jr. would coach and play in the famous three-peat premiership of 1946-47-48. ALFRED and FREDERICK BOULTER were sons of a prominent Hastings orchardist family. Alf won the 1909 premiership in his first year of football, followed it up with a flag in 1910 and by 1913 was in the middle of a three-peat. He was 24 years-old and only 5’6 ½” and 10st 0lbs but a very skilful footballer. His brother, Fred, was four years younger and in 1913 was also in the middle of a three-peat. He was of a similar build to Alf and the two of them were renowned as athletic “bolters” in the Hastings team. Both enlisted in the Great War. WILLIAM DENHAM was the son of another orchardist, George Denham of Tyabb, and he worked as a nursery hand at Cole’s Fernbank Nursery. He started his football at Tyabb where he was also a handy cricketer. In 1913 he was 19 years of age and 5’9” tall - and playing for his second Hastings premiership. He would enlist in 1916 and be twice wounded in France.

Above: Pompey Francis in the personalized Hastings jumper for which he received much ribbing from his team mates.

BERT “Pompey” FRANCIS was a cousin of Nipper Floyd and a fisherman from his teenage years. In 1913 he was 28 years of age, 6’0” and 13st 0lbs – an experienced and remarkable athlete who contributed greatly to the 1913 flag. Pompey had been amongst the best players in the 1908 premiership and, after a year off in New Zealand, he returned to win the 1910 flag. His better friends never let him forget that the free kick he gave in the dying minutes of the game cost them the 1911 flag. The following year he played several games for Melbourne FC, but three wins on the MCG were not enough to keep him in the city. Returning “home”, he lacked the necessary qualifying games and had to sit and watch his mates win the 1912 flag. Pompey returned with a vengeance in 1913 and 1914. He continued playing until 1922 and then served the Hastings FC in many capacities into the 1950s.

DAVID LONGMUIR was a first year player with the Blue and Whites in 1913 – 19 years old, 5’5¼” and 8st 13lbs. David was born in Captain’s Flat, NSW; his family had settled on an orchard in Tyabb and his older brother Will had played in the 1905 premiership Hastings team. Another brother George enlisted in WW1 and was gassed and later died in a French military hospital. David also enlisted and was twice wounded – a gunshot shattered his right shoulder and a shell-burst opened up his left forearm. Despite this, he returned to play for Hastings in 1919-20 and then several years for Tyabb, where he was made a life member.

CHRISTOPHER “Spud” SPOSITO (above) was one of seven children in the family of “Batty” Sposito, a fisherman from Naples. Although only 25, Christie could boast of being the only member of the 1913 team to have played in every Hastings premiership to date, including the 1905 flag. He would complete his second three-peat by winning again in 1914. At 5’5½” tall and 11st 7lbs, he was a tenacious player who surprised everyone when he was declared medically unfit for wartime service due to very defective vision, a congenital condition he had suffered from birth.

HUGHIE CARMICHAEL. The 25 year-old was absent for the 1913 photo, but his football career with Hastings FC began in 1907 and finished in 1924. He was a long-term teammate of Pompey and Nipper and played in both three-peats (1908-10 and 1912-14). He was widely known in Hastings as “the gentleman fisherman” and in later years worked for the Shire Council and ran an orchard.

HENRY “Harry” KERR was another 25 year-old who could claim premierships in 1909-10 and then eventually the three-peat of 1912-13-14. Harry grew up in Hastings, his father Gilbert originally farmed 100 acres of land around Reid Parade. He was a tall and athletic lad who excelled at cricket and stood out at district sports days. Harry also served the Club as secretary and delegate to the Association.

GEORGE SLOCOMBE senior was 31 years of age in 1913. Born in the Mallee, he grew up on his father’s 30 acre orchard behind where the Tyabb Hall is today. He was a horse-breaker of renown and started the Tyabb Post Office which his family ran for almost 100 years. George started football in 1899, playing for Tyabb, Somerville

ALEXANDER “Ack” LOTHIAN was a 31yo fisherman in 1913, one of six children in the family of Thomas and Esther Lothian-Black. A brilliant athlete, he already had three premiership flags with the Blue and Whites (1909-10-12) and would achieve his second three-peat in 1914. In 1915 he was part of a tragedy in the bay when

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Hastings Football Club 1913: Back row (l-r): Ernie Robinson (trainer), Chris Sposito, Will Perriam, Frank Robinson, Len Incigneri, Curly McDonald, Les Potts, Henry Kerr (secretary), Hector Bickley (trainer). Centre row (l-r): John Latchford (vice-president), Pompey Francis, Dobbin Reid, Nipper Floyd (vice- captain), Jack Campbell (captain), Paddy Gomm, Cocky Jack, Alf Boulter. Front row (l-r): Fred Boulter, David Longmuir, Ack Lothian, George Slocombe, Charles Moffatt. Absent: Hughie Carmichael, William Denham, J D Hodgins (president)

his mate and former footballer Nick Amendola was drowned trying to save a man overboard from his fishing boat. ARTHUR “Curly” MCDONALD was a second year Hastings player originally from Eaglehawk. At 23 years of age, 5’9” and 13st 2lbs, this blacksmith’s assistant was one of the strong men of the 1913 team. He completed his three-peat in 1914. Despite trouble with the law as a teenager in Bendigo, he went on to fight for his country with distinction at Gallipoli and in France, where he was promoted and awarded the DCM for outstanding bravery under shell-fire. WILLIAM PERRIAM was one of two tall brothers who played for Hastings over the years. His father Gilbert was one of the district’s early fishermen, originally living in the vicinity of today’s Thos Barclay Oval. William started playing football in 1900 and was in the early 1905 premiership team. Not playing during the three-peat years, he won his second flag in 1913 at 29 years of age, after which he retired. DAVID “Dobbin” REID was the 25yo son of a Scottish immigrant “Sandy” Reid, one of the original fisherman who took up a cottage at Star point (Hastings). Dobbin became widely known as “the best mesh fisherman in the Bay”. In 1913 he was playing for his fifth premiership and the following year would join the select group of double three-peaters. He retired after the 1915 season. FRANK “Pomner” ROBINSON, at 25 years of age, was also playing in his fifth premiership team. He had the three-peat of 1908-09-10 under his belt and would go on to win the 1914 flag – one of a handful of 1913 players to play in both triples. He would retire after the 1915 season. In 1923 he married skipper Jack Campbell’s elder daughter Greta, who would tragically pass away two years later. WILLIAM “Paddy” GOMM was 33 years old in 1913. The veteran footballer started in Somerville at the turn of the century and then played for Hastings in 1907-08 before returning to Somerville. He came back to Hastings for 1911 and the three-peat of 1912-1314. Paddy was the son of Henry and Margaret Gomm and he married Jean Firth of Somerville in 1915. LES POTTS moved from Hawthorn with his family to a farm on the

Tyabb-Mornington Road when he was a young child. He played football for Somerville and Tyabb and his only year at Hastings was in 1913 when, at 24 years of age, he was at his peak. The following year he returned to Tyabb along with George Slocombe and David Longmuir. Les worked an orchard and later moved to a farm in Gippsland. B “Cocky” JACK was in his second year with Blues and would play in all three-peat teams of 1912-13-14. CHARLES MOFFATT was 23 years of age, in his first year with the team and would return for another flag in 1914. HECTOR BICKLEY and ERNEST ROBINSON were fellow trainers in the 1913 team. They had both grown up in Hastings as school mates and were now in their late twenties. Hec was part of a large family which had come from Tylden South, near Kyneton, and was orphaned when his father died of complications from influenza in 1899. His three brothers (Joe, George and Cec) were all seriously wounded in WW1. Ernest Robinson was one of three sons of Richard and Ann Robinson of High Street Hastings. He was a farm labourer who lived on Ellery Street in Old Tyabb. Ernest’s brother Frank was a star player in the 1913 team. JOHN LATCHFORD was VicePresident of the Club. He had married the daughter of O’Reilly’s Westernport Hotel – a regular meeting place for the HFC committee and now a vacant block near the Catholic Church. At 73 years of age in 1913, he was a major patron of the team and a long-time supporter of the club. JAMES DAVID HODGINS (not in team photo) was in his fourth year as Club President in 1913. Despite his 42 years, he had a lengthy connection with Hastings Football Club, having been called in twenty years earlier to re-form the club when it was in tatters. Repeated attempts to create a local league saw much bickering and many false starts until finally, in 1908, James was influential in establishing the rules and organising the clubs into the Peninsula Football Association, ultimately becoming its President. From that time on, Hastings became a dominant force in football on the Peninsula, producing a string of early premiership teams including - arguably the greatest of them all – the team of 1913.


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• SPLASH WHITE • BLUETOOTH • REAR VISION CAMERA S/N 61891

HURRY TO MORNINGTON ISUZU UTE TODAY

41 Tyabb Rd, Mornington | PH: 5975 5188 www.morningtonisuzuute.com.au LMCT 10467 *Terms and Conditions may apply. ^Seats have leather touches or accents, but are not wholly leather.

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44,990

DRIVE AWAY*

MMU-X 4X2 LS-T 7 SEAT AUTO • SILKY WHITE • 3.0L TURBO DIESEL ENGINE • LEATHER ACCENTED SEATS^ • TOUCHSCREEN AUDIO W/ SATNAV, USB & BLUETOOTH® AUDIO STREAMING • PASSIVE ENTRY & START SYSTEM S/N 61872 S/

WAS

$

NOW

51,440 $

DRIVE AWAY

46,990

DRIVE AWAY*

2018 D-MAX 4X4 LS-T CREW CAB AUTO • MAGNETIC RED • INC TOWBAR • TOP OF THE RANGE • SATELLITE NAVIGATION • LEATHER ACCENTED SEATS^ • REVERSE CAMERA • CLIMATE CONTROL • CRUISE CONTROL • SIDE STEPS • 18”ALLOY WHEELS S/N 61816

NOW $

28,790

DRIVE AWAY*

DD-MAX 4X2 SX SINGLE CAB CHASSIS HIGH RIDE AUTO • INC GENERAL PURPOSE ALLOY TRAY • EXCLUSIVE 3.0L ISUZU TURBO DIESEL • 7” TOUCHSCREEN AUDIO W/ USB & BLUETOOTH® • MASSIVE 2,550MM LONG ALLOY TRAY • CRUISE CONTROL & POWER WINDOWS SS/N 61793

NOW

$

49,790

DRIVE AWAY*

MU-X 4X4 LS-T 7 SEAT AUTO • TITANIUM SILVER • INC $1000 FREE ACCESSORIES • 18” ALLOYS


DIAMOND 10 DAYS

DAY SALE EXTENDED 31 AUG ENDS 17 AUG TH

$25,490

ASX ES 2WD CVT AUTO • 18” ALLOY WHEELS • CRUISE CONTROL

MiTEC MITSUBISHI INTUITIVE TECHNOLOGY • SMARTPHONE LINK DISPLAY AUDIO �SDA� WITH 7” TOUCH SCREEN • REVERSING CAMERA • HILL START ASSIST �HSA�

MiTEC MITSUBISHI INTUITIVE TECHNOLOGY

• ACTIVE STABILITY CONTROL �ASC� • FORWARD COLLISION MITIGATION SYSTEM �FCM� • LANE DEPARTURE WARNING �LDW�

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$1,000

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2

3

$1,000

MiTEC MITSUBISHI INTUITIVE TECHNOLOGY

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4

$53,490

PAJERO SPORT BLACK EDITION 4WD AUTO

DRIVE AWAY 1

$1,000

2

2 7

MiTEC MITSUBISHI INTUITIVE TECHNOLOGY

4

2

2 7

• SMARTPHONE LINK DISPLAY AUDIO �SDA� WITH 7” TOUCH SCREEN • TOUCHPAD CONTROLLER • FORWARD COLLISION MITIGATION SYSTEM �FCM� • REVERSING CAMERA

• BLACK 18” ALLOY WHEELS • BLACK NUDGE BAR • BLACK GRILLE • BLACK ROOF RAILS & TAILGATE SPOILER • ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL

DRIVE AWAY 1

3

4

• SMARTPHONE LINK DISPLAY AUDIO �SDA� WITH 7” TOUCH SCREEN • FORWARD COLLISION MITIGATION SYSTEM �FCM�

TRITON GLX+ 4X4 DIESEL DOUBLE CAB – PICK UP 5

MiTEC MITSUBISHI INTUITIVE TECHNOLOGY

3

$30,990

• SMARTPHONE LINK DISPLAY AUDIO �SDA� WITH 7” TOUCH SCREEN • ACTIVE STABILITY CONTROL �ASC� • HILL START ASSIST �HSA� • REVERSING CAMERA

• 3.1 TONNE TOWING • 2.4L MIVEC TURBO DIESEL • 6�SPEED MANUAL • EASY SELECT 4WD

2

2 7

$29,990

ECLIPSE CROSS ES 2WD CVT AUTO • 18” ALLOY WHEELS • CRUISE CONTROL

$1,000

OUTLANDER ES 7 SEAT 2WD CVT AUTO • 18” ALLOY WHEELS • DUAL ZONE CLIMATE CONTROL AIR CONDITIONING

DRIVE AWAY 1

ST

$39,990

DRIVE AWAY 1

$1,000

2 7

2

3

4

TRITON GLS 4X4 DIESEL DOUBLE CAB – PICK UP 6 • 3.1 TONNE TOWING • 2.4L MIVEC TURBO DIESEL • 6�SPEED MANUAL • SUPER SELECT II 4WD

MiTEC MITSUBISHI INTUITIVE TECHNOLOGY • FORWARD COLLISION MITIGATION �FCM� • LANE DEPARTURE WARNING �LDW�

$44,490

DRIVE AWAY 1

$1,000

2 7

2

3

4

MORNINGTON MITSUBISHI 41 TYABB ROAD, MORNINGTON MORNINGTONMITSUBISHI.COM.AU | 5975 5188

Participating Mitsubishi dealers. Mitsubishi reserves the right to change or extend these offers. See participating dealers for full terms and conditions. Offers available on selected new and demonstrator vehicles purchased between 8 Aug and 31 Aug 2019. Excludes Government, Rental and National Fleet customers. Private & ABN holders only. 1. Recommended DRIVE AWAY selling price, including 12 months registration, CTP Insurance, Stamp Duty & Dealer Delivery. 2. Genuine accessories at RRP and include fitment. Offer cannot be substituted for a reduction in the advertised drive away price or exchanged for cash. 3. 2 Year Free Service offer available on selected new and demonstrator vehicles. 2 years/30,000km (whichever occurs first). Includes the first 2 regular services (15,000km/1 year and 30,000km/2 year). Any non-regular service/repair items are at an additional cost. Servicing must be completed by a Mitsubishi Dealer within 7,500kms or 6 months of the service due date. Valid from date of vehicle registration. 4. 7 Year Warranty offer available on selected new and demonstrator vehicles. 7 Year/150,000km (whichever occurs first). Service conditions apply. Valid from date of vehicle registration. 5. Triton GLX+ 4x4 Diesel Double Cab – Pick Up Manual Transmission. 6. Triton GLS 4x4 Diesel Double Cab – Pick Up Manual Transmission. See mitsubishi-motors.com.au for further information.

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99 kg

Lamb Loin Chops

Butterflied Lamb Leg

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99 kg

Pork Leg Roast

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$100 WEEKLY GIVEAWAY! Go into the draw to win a $100 voucher from us! To enter, simply cut out this competition slip, fill in your details and place your entry in the competition box found in-store. Name: Phone number: Email address: VIC res. only. Starts 5.01pm AEST on 18/08/19 AEST & ends 5pm AEST on 01/09/19 (Promotion Period). To enter, the entrant must complete the competition slip found in any participating newspaper published between 18/8/19-25/8/19 and place into the competition box found in any Australian Butchers Store during the Promotion Period. Australian Butchers Stores: Berwick Store, 9-15 Enterprise Ave Berwick 3806; Boronia Store, 287 Boronia Road Boronia; Dandenong Store, 342A Hammond Road Dandenong; Somerville Central Shopping Centre Store, 49 Eramosa Road West Somerville. Draw at each Australian Butchers Store 5.01pm 11/09/19 & 18/08/19 (2 weekly draws total). 1 winner per store each week. See https://www.plxs.com.au/wp-content/uploads/Legal-Automation-7212.pdf for Terms and Conditions.

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