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                 Caroline Springs Road Upgrades
Delfin Lend Lease and Melton                                         Caroline     Springsʼ    project
Shire     Council    will   be                                       director Vanessa Normandin
conducting      major     road                                       said these works were important
upgrades on Caroline Springs                                         in maintaining the longevity and
Boulevard from Friday 17                                             safety of the main road
September 2010 with an                                               connection through Caroline
anticipated works period of 8                                        Springs.
The rehabilitation works on                                          “We are encouraging residents
Caroline Springs Boulevard,                                          to leave home five to 10 minutes
the major road connecting                                            earlier than usual, to allow
Taylors Rd to the Western Hwy,                                       adequate time to pass safely
will ensure the safety of local                                      through the road works area.
residents,         businesses,
pedestrians and motorists                                            “We appreciate everybodyʼs
through the Town Centre.                                             patience during these critical
                                                                     road upgrades, which will be
Traffic management will occur     The works will involve the         carried out during daylight
one week prior to works           reconstruction of the Caroline     hours.”
commencing. Works are to          Springs Blvd pavement from
coincide with the September       The Crossing to Commercial Rd
school holidays to try and work   and the placement of an asphalt
in with the reduced traffic       overlay to two sections of road,
peaks.                            being:-

                                  1. Commercial Rd to Taylors Rd
                                  (both eastern and western

                                  2. The Crossing to The Grove
                                  roundabout           (eastern

                                     9363 1455
                           Table of Contents                                                                What’s on and Where
Page 4                                                 Page 18
Businesses to provide support for groups & clubs       Whats on at your Local Library                                                                           CS LIONS
Shopping Centre Expansion Proposed
                                                       Page 19 - 20
Page 5                                                 Support your Local Businesses                        Caroline Springs & District Lions
The Brotherhood of St Laurence
                                                       Page 21
                                                                                                            Meeting are 2nd and 4th Wed of the
Vietnam Veterans Week Badge Week                                                                            month at The Club, Western Hwy
                                                       Are you looking for work?
                                                       Support your Local Businesses                        7.00pm for 7.30 Start
Page 6
Brimbank Little Athletics - Registration Day           Page 22                                              Ph: 8390 5390 for more information
                                                       Physio Tips                                                                                          -------------------------
Page 7                                                 Help raise awareness of Prostate Cancer
Village Maintenance                                                                                              CS Animal Welfare
Council successfully advocates on behalf of resident   Page 23
                                                       RSPCA - The greatest gift of all                              Network
Page 8                                                 Local Church Meeting Times
                                                                                                            Meetings are the second Tuesday of
Cr Majdlik
Fathers Day Fun for Playgroupers                       Page 24                                              the month 7.00pm at Stevenson
                                                       Charity event for the Challenge Cancer Foundation    House in C/Springs.
Page 9                                                 Page 25                                              Everyone is welcome.
Cr Stock                                               Kate Ceberano headline act at Djerriwarrh festival                                                   -------------------------
Spring into Action                                     Burnside Springs United Cricket Club

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                                                                                                                                   Caroline Springs
Get creative in the 2010 Short Story competition       Caroline Springs lakers
                                                       The journey from PJ’s to Praise
                                                                                                                                    Seniors Group
Page 13                                                                                                     Meet every Thursday at 10 AM at
Springside funds welcomed                              Page 27                                              Caroline Springs Recreation Centre,
                                                       Green Living Tips
                                                                                                            9-19 The Parade Caroline Springs,
Page 14                                                                                                     opposite the library. Contact Frank Ince
                                                       Page 28
Have you been officially welcomed?                     Do the right thing                                   Secretary on 9390 0550
                                                       Show your Number
Page 15                                                                                                                                                     -------------------------
Green-thumbed students get growing at Caesia           Page 29
                                                       Looking after your eyes                                                                CS LIBRARY
Page 16
Celebrate our native animals and plants                Page 30                                              Gaming Arvo
                                                       Caroline Springs & District Lions Club
                                                                                                            LAN party every Wednesday 3.30 - 4.30pm
Page 17
Council welcomes urban boundary expansion              Page 31-40                                           during the school term.
Caroline Springs Animal Welfare Network                Real Estate Section

                                                                                                            Writers Group
                                                                                                            This group meets every Wednesday @
                                                                                                            6.30pm in the library. All writing abilities
                                                                                                            welcome. For more information, contact

                                                                                                            9747 5300.

                                                                                                            Manga Club
                                                                                                            Every Thursday 4-5pm during the school
                               Caroline Springs Central
  Sunday to Thursday                                                         Friday to Saturday
     12 PM to 9 PM                                                              12 PM - 10 PM
                                                                                                                    ro   line
                                                                                                                              Sp   rings Res ents Associa

                                                                                                            Caroline Springs Residents
                                                                                                            Meetings held at Civic Centre
                                                                                                            Library, rooms 3 & 4, on the fourth
                                                                                                            Thursday of every month at 7.30pm
              Shop 26, 17 - 19 Lake Street                                              Pre                 Phone Secretary on 9360 5295 or
                   Caroline Springs
                                                                                     this sent              email: csra@csra.org.au
                    PH: 8390 1498                                                  for 1 dvert                                                              -------------------------
                                                                                    Mix ree                    Tell us what you have on &
                                                                                         - in                   where so we can include
                                                       www.coldrock.com.au                                      in What’s on and Where
                                                                                                                                     Page 3
      Businesses to provide support for                                               Shopping Centre
           local Groups and Clubs                                                       Expansion
Delfinʼs community website Caroline
Springs Online is proud to announce
                                          help support these vital organisations.
the launch of its new Community           The Recipient Groups to benefit from
Support Scheme.        The Scheme         the Scheme are the CFA, Lions Club        Melton Shire Council is
acknowledges those businesses that        of Caroline Springs & District, Mothers   committed      to     supporting
give back to their community and is       Network of Caroline Springs &             enhanced employment and
designed to recognise the incredible      Burnside Inc and The Reach                retail opportunities for Shire of
work done by local service Groups         Foundation.                               Melton residents.
and Clubs. These groups require
ongoing funding to continue their         Businesses will have their logos
important services, such as assisting     displayed on the websiteʼs Home
                                                                                    Caroline Springs Square
young and often new Mumʼs;                Page in recognition of their donations.   Council has received a
providing support and events for          For all the details, terms and            proposal for the further
teenagers; improving community            conditions    please       log     onto   expansion of the Caroline
facilities; and resources for our fire    www.carolinespringsonline.com.au/co       Springs Square Shopping
fighters.                                 mmunitysupport.                           Centre, in the Eastern Growth
                                                                                    Corridor and is currently
Hereʼs your chance to help our            Linda Bulner
unsung heroes. Residents are also         Site Administrator                        considering this proposal.
invited to make general donations         www.carolinespringsonline.com.au
                                                                                    Caroline    Springs     Square
                                                                                    recently underwent a first stage
                                                                                    expansion, which included a
                  PIPSQUEEKZ KIDSWEAR                                               new discount department store
                                                                                    and a range of other new
                                                                                    “Itʼs pleasing to see businesses
                                                                                    choosing to invest in the Shire
             Sale weekend 2nd and 3rd october                                       of      Melton     and     create
               28 central parkway caroline springs                                  opportunities for our residents,”
                         $20 and under for everything                               the Mayor said.
   SKECHERS                      CONTACT ME TODAY
                              CHEVY LOWNDES - DIRECTOR                              Two smaller neighbourhood
   2 PCE JEANS & TOPS            PHONE : 0407-848-710
   LOTS OF BARGAINS              www.pipsqueekz.com                                 shopping centres are proposed
                                                                                    for Taylors Hill within the near
                                                                                    future, with one currently under
                                                  Caroline Thai                     construction.
                                                                                    For further information on these
                                              Ph: 9363 5900                         proposals, contact Councilʼs
                                                                                    Planning Department on 9747
                         Open 7 day: 5.30-10.00 p.m.
   Eat-in, Take away, Delivery & Special event                                         Closing Date for
                                                                                       Next Issue will
     Shop 9, Caroline Springs Central Shopping Centre,
                   Caroline Springs Bvd.                                                be Wednesday
                        (Next to Nando’s caroline springs)                             22nd September
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 The Brotherhood of St Laurence - Connecting Young people to real jobs
“Connecting young people to real     and work placement programs with      Calling all Youth
jobs” is a youth training and        access to a wide range of trades
employment partnership between       and more than 40 young people are     As part of the “Connecting young
the Brotherhood of St Laurence and   expected to become work ready and     people to real jobs program”, staff
Delfin Lend Lease for young people   placed into full time employment as
                                                                           from The Brotherhood of St
living in Caroline Springs and the   a result of this initiative.
                                                                           Laurence are now located at the
East Melton corridor.
                                                                           Anglican Church, 248 Caroline
                                     The first pre-employment program
                                                                           Springs Boulevard.
The purpose of the program is to     commenced on 16th August and we
provide young people with the        now have seventeen young people
opportunity to discuss workplace     seeking employment in a variety of    Office hours are 9am to 5pm,
needs and expectations, hear         industries.                           Monday to Friday.
firsthand accounts of industry
environments and be linked into      We would love to hear from you if     If you want to find out more about
employment opportunities in the      you    have    any    employment      the “Connecting young people to
local community.                     opportunities or can assist the       real jobs program” or just want a
                                     program     by   providing  work      confidential chat about what path to
We will provide industry taster      experience placements for local       take please feel free to contact Anne
programs and customised training     youth.                                Shepherd on 0407 096 788.

The Melton & District Vietnam
Veterans Association would like
to thank the residents of
Caroline Springs, Hillside and
Burnside plus the Caroline
Springs Shopping Centre who
participated in our recent
Badge appeal, the total amount
raised was ($1050.00.
Thank you for your generosity.

The 2010 Legacy Appeal
commenced on the 25th                         Marlene Kairouz Kororoit
                                                       State Member for
August to 4 September, Legacy
trays have been left at:

a. Gloria Jeans Coffee - C/S
b. Modern Medical Centre
c. Caroline Springs Physio
                                                                  Shop T54 Brimbank Shopping Centre
Badges are also being sold at                               Cnr Neale & Station Rds Deer Park VIC 3023
Burnside Retirement Village -                               Pho
                                                            Phone: (03) 8361 7133 Fax: (03) 8361 7166
Nicol Avenue, BURNSIDE.                                    Emai
                                                           Email: marlene.kairouz@parliament.vic.gov.au

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         Brimbank Little Athletics - Registration Day
Brimbank Little Athletics          Saturday morning from
Centre would like to welcome       8.30am       until     approx
families from the local            12.30pm. Competition Days
community to our club, we          start on the first Saturday in
believe that by being actively     October and run for approx
involved in your childʼs           16 weeks until March with a
growth and development in a        break over the new year.         Registration
safe        and         friendly   Training is held at Sassella     Register on Line at
environment, not only will         Park     on     Tuesday     &    lavic.com.au click on
your children flourish so will     Thursdays from 4.30pm to         “Join us”(McDonalds
the entire family unit.            5.30pm.                          Symbol)
                                                                    Select club – Brimbank.
Come and join Brimbank             Where to find us
Little Athletics for some          Track and Field:                 Contact:
family, fun and fitness. Little    Sassella Park, Station Road,     President: Dennis Thornton
Athletics caters for Children      Deer Park                        0419 598 017
from age of 5 to 18 years.         Melway Reference: 25 E6          Secretary: Karen
Track and Field Season             Website:                         Mansbridge
The centre's summer Track          www.brimbanklittleaths.org.      brimbank@vlaa.asn.au
and Field season runs each         au                               0414 469 786

                                                                                  $1 3.0

                                                       Caroline Springs
                                                  9307 8538 or 1300 134 136
                                                                             Franchises Available

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    Village                           Council successfully advocates on behalf of resident
                                      Melton Shire Council has successfully          resident with the matter being fully

  Maintenance                         assisted a local resident to resolve a long-
                                      standing     issue    regarding      carerʼs
                                                                                     resolved with Centrelink.
                                                                                     Mayor, Cr Justin Mammarella JP, said that
                                                                                     Council can sometimes achieve things on
Many of you ask what happens to       Melton Shire Council Mayor, Cr Justin          residentsʼ behalf when they are having
Caroline Springs once Delfin leave.   Mammarella JP, assisted the resident           difficulty accessing other levels of
Now home to over 18,000               who was having difficulty accessing            government.
                                      carerʼs payments because her daughterʼs        “This is a wonderful example of how
residents, Caroline Springs will      disability was not recognised on the           Council can assist residents by
eventually be made up of 18           application forms.                             advocating to State and Federal
villages. As each village reaches     After being contacted by the resident, the
                                                                                     Governments,” Cr Mammarella said.
completion of the physical assets     Mayor wrote to local Federal Members           “In this case, a positive outcome was
(parks, linear walkways, hike and     and the relevant Ministers on behalf of the    achieved on behalf of the resident and
bike trails, roads etc) their         resident.                                      shows the value that Council has in
                                                                                     advocating on behalf of its residents, no
maintenance is handed over to         Following the Mayorʼs intervention, a
                                                                                     matter what level of government is
Melton Shire Council (MSC) after a    positive outcome was achieved for the
                                                                                     involved,” he said.
period of 2 years of being
maintained by Delfin. This allows a
gradual handover of responsibility
and a smooth transition to Council.
Most villages have already been
handed over with the exception of
The Domain, The Grange, The
Esplanade, Ridgewater and late
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                                                              8390 1777
                                              1 / 240 Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs VIC 3023
after 3 months.
Melbourne     Water     are
responsible for most of the
waterways       and     the
immediate            banks
surrounding them.      The
parkland around the water
bodies are a Council asset.

To view images of your
village and its status log
o        n       t       o

To report hazards/missing or
damaged items all residents
are invited to utilise the My
Street! reporting program
regardless of their villagesʼ
status by logging onto
Caroline Springs Online.
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                                             Cr Majdlik Talks for Caroline Springs
                                          that our community faces, and I look            who work tirelessly to ensure that our
                                          forward to working with our new                 community is kept safe.
                                          Inspector Fiorentino to ensure that our         But I strongly agree that this facility
                                          community remains a safe place for              should be open 24 hours a day, due
                                          our residents. One of the issues that           to our ever increasing population
                                          was brought to the attention of the             growth.
                                          police, and council, at the PCCC                To this, I suggest that residents
                                          meeting was hoon behaviour.                     contact their local MP and let them
                                                                                          know that you believe that it is
                                          It was stated confidently, by the               imperative that our Police Station, in
Welcome to the September Issue of         police, that this sort of behaviour was         Caroline Springs, should be opened
the Caroline Springs Community            unacceptable and will not be                    24 hours a day.
Update. I have had the opportunity to     tolerated. The local police stated that         This is a State Government issue and
attend one of the many committees         they need the assistance of the                 your local MPʼs are there to represent
that I am privileged to be a part of as   residents to curb this kind of                  you as their constituents. You may
a councillor, the PCCC (Police and        behaviour, so if you ever experience            also wish to contact me in regards to
Community Consultative Committee)         hoon behaviour in your area, please             this matter, and I will forward your
open public forum.                        call the hoon line on 1800-333-000.             concerns to the relevant MP.
                                                                                          Together, we can make a positive
The new inspector for the region also     I have also been approached by many             difference in our community.
attended, Inspector Mario Fiorentino,     residents in regards to the Caroline
who had some very encouraging and         Springs Police Station. Many                    I encourage you to contact me on
positive initiatives that he has in       residents are questioning me why                0412-584-058                       or
regards to his new post here in the       such a fantastic facility is not open 24        Kathy.majdlik@melton.vic.gov.au and
Shire of Melton.                          hours a day. I believe that we are              let me know your thoughts on these or
Council and our local police work very    fortunate to have such a great facility,        any other issues. Thank you, and until
closely in dealing with many issues       and I commend our local police,                 next issue, take care.

                                                       Father’s Day Fun for Playgroupers
       See and feel the
                                                A couple of weeks ago CS                     contact us.
 difference window tinting                                                                   We         are
                                                Playgroup and Caesia Gardens
      will make to your                         Retirement Village got together to           located at the
        home or office                          celebrate Fatherʼs Day at the                Brookside
                                                retirement village.       Children           C e n t r e ,
                   Before After                 brought along their Grandpa or a             Federation
                                                friend to join in for loads of               Way, Caroline Springs.
                                                activities and morning tea.                  We have 10 sessions during
                                                                                             weekdays (sessions run according
                                                Storytime with Shara from the CS             to school terms), with sessions
                                                Library, Kindergym with Laura and            having a mix of parents/carers with
                                                Margaret from the CS Leisure                 children aged 0-5yrs old. Please
                                                Centre and crafts by both CS                 email us at csplaygroup@live.com
                                                Playgroup and Caesia Gardens                 or ring Andrea on 0405 511 099 for
                                                provided entertainment galore and            more information, session times
       Window tinting provides:                                                              and availability.
                                                ensured the kids were kept busy
                                                and had fun while they created
                  Security                      gifts to give to their special ʻDadʼ or
                Heat block                      ʻGrandpaʼ for Fatherʼs Day.
              Glare reduction
             UV ray protection                  Soon weʼll be gearing up for Term
                                                4 and welcoming some sunshine
     Direct Factory Tint                        and outdoor play activities.
      Call now for a free measure
                                                If youʼre interested in learning
       and quote 0413 946 955                   more about Playgroup please
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                                                       Cr Stock Talks for Caroline Springs
                                                 become welcome assets for our                  very hard to try and keep the
                                                 community.                                     association alive. The attendance
                                                                                                recently has not allowed a quorum
                                                 I am delighted that as a result of
                                                                                                and therefore the necessary annual
                                                 Councilʼs advocacy to the State
                                                                                                general meeting has not happened.
                                                 Government, we have received
                                                                                                This group has been in operation
                                                 $8,800 to bring different faith and
                                                                                                since the very early days of Caroline
                                                 cultural groups together to promote
                                                                                                Springs and been influential in many
                                                 community harmony, education and
                                                                                                major achievements.
                                                 awareness of racial and religious
Works to repair the surface of                   diversity in the Shire of Melton.              I would like to congratulate all those
Caroline Springs Boulevard are                   Council is also currently developing           involved in the past and hope the
scheduled to commence on 18                      its Shire of Melton Intercultural              future will see another enthusiastic
September, with repairs expected to              Strategy 2010 – 2014. This new                 group picking up the reins and
take around seven weeks. There                   document will guide Council in                 advocating for our residents.
will be some disruption to traffic               being inclusive, equitable and
during the project and motorists are                                                            If you or your group feel you need
                                                 culturally sensitive in its service            assistance or are aggrieved about
asked to be patient during the                   development and delivery to
works.                                                                                          an issue in our community Iʼd like to
                                                 everyone who lives, works and visits           hear from you. Iʼd also be very
                                                 the Shire.                                     interested in hearing about the
A number of projects in Cambridge
Ward have been funded in Councilʼs               Unfortunately I believe that the               things that you think we do well.
2010/2011 Budget including year 1                Caroline     Springs     Residents             Iʼd be happy to take your call or
of the Westwood Drive Bridge over                Association     is   looking    to             email and if not available I will get
Kororoit Creek construction and the              discontinue. The group has been                back      to    you!     Email      –
first  year    of   Neale     Road               held together for some time by the             garry.stock@melton.vic.gov.au or
construction. These projects will                President Joy Cox, who has worked              call 0421 708 061.

             Spring into action!                                                           MATHEMATICS/ SCIENCE/ ENGLISH
With spring just around the corner, now       Council committed funds in its
                                                                                            Term 3 Enrolment Open Now...
is a good time to get out and about in        2010/2011 Budget to construct and              We make your kid smarter!!!
the Shire of Melton and experience the        seal the course car park and build a                          Classes for primary &
many recreational and leisure facilities      new pedestrian bridge.                                        secondary school students
on offer.                                                                                                   Selective school exams
                                              Melton Shire Council Mayor, Cr Justin                         & VCE classes (Science,
It is a great time of year to take up         Mammarella JP, said golf was a                                English, Chemistry, Physics)
activities like walking, jogging, running     significant sport that offered many                           Special classes for
or cycling and it is also the ideal time to   opportunities for participation.                              learning difficulty students
take up a new leisure pursuit, for                                                                          Private Home Tutoring for
example, golf, which is an up and            “Golf is an up and coming sport which                          individual students
                                                                                                            Conducted by VIT
coming sport.                                is an ideal social physical activity that
                                                                                                            registered experienced
                                             residents of all ages and abilities can
                                                                                                            school teachers
The Shire of Melton offers a number of play whenever you have free time,” the
quality golfing facilities for people of all Mayor said.
ages and abilities.                                                                                    EDTrack
                                             “In addition to quality golfing facilities,
Golf facilities include the Melton Valley the Shire of Melton offers a range of                        Education Institute
Golf Course in Melton and Eynesbury sporting and recreational facilities
Golf. A golf driving range is also located including ovals, parks and leisure               BROOKSIDE COMMUNITY CENTRE
on Ferris Road in Melton.                    centres,” Cr Mammarella said.                   Federation Way, Caroline Springs
                                                                                                 from 1pm on Saturdays
Melton Shire Council is committed to          For more information on other
improving the health and wellbeing of         recreation, sporting and leisure              Ph: 9010 6133 Mob: 0430 079 560
all residents and has committed               opportunities in the Shire, visit            Email: edtrackeducation@gmail.com
significant resources towards the             www.melton.vic.gov.au/getactive
upgrade of the Melton Valley Golf
                                                                                                  Web: www.edtrack.info
Course over the coming months.                                                              All VCE subjects available NOW…….
                                                                                                                               Page 9
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        Get creative in the 2010 Short Story competition
Entries are now open in the 2010        compulsory requirement,”       Cr    Melton Civic Centre or the Caroline
Melton Shire Council Short Story        Mammarella said.                     Springs Civic Centre/Library.
Competition.                                                                 Entries can also be submitted via
For the first time, entries can be      “The competition is open to anyone   email to
submitted in a number of creative       who lives, works or studies in the   shortstory@melton.vic.gov.au
mediums and can be a written            Shire of Melton,” he said.
story, a short film/animation,                                               Winners will be announced at a
illustrations/photography or a          Previous winners are welcome to      special ceremony at the Caroline
combination of all three.               enter.                               Springs Civic Centre/Library on 1
                                        Entries close on 3 November 2010     December 2010.
The only requirement is that all        at 5pm.                              Information packs and entry forms are
entries must be short and tell a                                             available at the Melton and Caroline
story. Written entries must be less     Entries can submitted by mail to     Springs Libraries, Councilʼs Civic Centres
than 1500 words and other story         PO Box 21, Melton, or hand           and online at www.melton.vic.gov.au/library
                                                                             For more information contact the Libraries
formats must take less than five        delivered to the Melton Library,     on 9747 5300.
minutes to experience.

Melton Shire Council Mayor, Cr
Justin Mammarella JP, said the
                                              Office Suite for Lease
competition was open to writers of
all ages.
                                                            ai ning
“There are great prizes on offer in                    1 Rem m²* NLA
three sections – adult, secondary                         121
and primary school students. There
are also special prizes for schools                  Suite 14, 242 Caroline Springs Blvd
to encourage entries by their
students,” the Mayor said.                                                         Elise Robertson
                                                                                   0407 864 319
Competition categories and prizes                                                  8545 8600

Adult Section
(18 years and over) -
1st prize $1000                                                          Services include:
Secondary School Section
(13-17 years) -
1st prize $500.
                                                                         • Acupuncture
Prize for the winnerʼs school: $500
Primary School Section                                                   • Chinese medicine
(up to 12 years) -
1st prize $500.                                                          • Diet therapy
Prize for the winnerʼs school: $500
                                                                         • Life-style advice
Finalists in all categories will
receive a $30 book voucher.

“This year, there is no set topic for
                                              Caroline Springs Chinese Medicine Clinic
the competition. Stories that have
a Melton theme or reference are
                                                  Level 1, 222 Caroline Springs Blvd. Caroline Springs
welcome however this is not a                                        Tel: 9363 2951
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       Springside funds                                     Closing Date for Advertising
          welcomed                                          and Editorial inclusion in the
Melton Shire Council has welcomed Victorian
Government funding support for the construction of
                                                                 Next Issue will be
the Springside Community Pavilion at the Springside
Recreation Reserve in Caroline Springs.
                                                            Wednesday 22nd September
Community Development Minister, Lily DʼAmbrosio,
visited Springside Recreation Reserve on
Wednesday 25 August to announce that the State
Government would provide $500,000 towards
construction of the $2.2 million community pavilion.

Ms DʼAmbrosio also announced a $50,000 grant to
assist Melton Shire Council in their Community
Infrastructure Planning project.

Melton Shire Council Mayor, Cr Justin Mammarella
JP, welcomed the funding which was the result of
Council advocating on behalf of its residents to the
State Government.

“We truly appreciate the great partnership we have
with the State Government and the support we
receive from them and the Federal Government for
our fast growing community,” the Mayor said.

“There is great need for a community pavilion at this
location and Council has advocated to the State
Government for additional funding and the Ministerʼs
announcement is a wonderful result of all the hard
work by Council,” Cr Mammarella said.

When complete, the pavilion will be available for
community use for a wide range of purposes
including meetings, events, classes, seminars and

The facility will also provide changing rooms and
amenities for users of the reserveʼs
synthetic surfaces.

“The Springside Community Pavilion
will help provide our fast growing                                                             Catering for a
municipality with much needed                                                                 wide variety of
community space and will offer an                                                         Australian & Imported
                                                                                               Small Go ods,
alternative venue for meetings and                                                       Cheeses and Marinades
events,” Cr Mammarella said.                                                           Traditional Italian Biscuits
                                                                                              Now Available
                                                                                             Toasted Focaccia
Council allocated one million dollars in                                               Freshly made Ciabatta Rolls
the 2010/2011 budget for the first year                                                    Solemare Tuna 95g tin
of construction of the facility.                                                           4 for $5.00
Construction of the Springside
                                                                                          10% off
                                                                                          all Catering Needs
Community Pavilion is expected to
start later this year.
                                                                                     Tel: 9390 0011
                                            Shop 13 Caroline Springs Square, Lake Street, Caroline Springs
                                                                                                         Page 13
               Have you been officially Welcomed?
Caroline Springs understands that moving into      •       Caroline Springs resource kit with local
a new community should be as easy and as                   area maps, safety and transport
trouble-free as possible. Each month Delfin                information and hundreds of dollars
Caroline Springs puts on a warm welcome for                worth of special offers and discounts
renters, established home buyers, land                     from local businesses
purchasers and workers.
                                                   •       Housewarming gift from Delfin
Itʼs a great way to meet your neighbours and get
updates on whatʼs happening. Hereʼs what           Welcomes are held on the second last Thursday
some residents have had to say about coming to     of each month at 7:30pm at the Sales and
a Welcome, “Very informative and interesting,      Information Centre. The next welcome for will be
didnʼt realise how much Caroline Springs has to    held on the 23rd September.
offer” and “The Welcome Night was very
informative. I would recommend to everyone”.       Bookings are essential and RSVPʼs close on
                                                   21st September. To book log onto
    At the Welcome we give away the                carolinespringsonline.com.au/welcome
               following:                          alternatively you can phone 9360 5488.

•      GreenPass card so you can buy your              Closing Date for Next Issue will
       plants and garden products at trade
       prices                                          be Wednesday 22nd September

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    Green-thumbed students get growing at Caesia Gardens
Caroline   Springs  College           Village spokesperson Dianne                         contribution to village life since
students proved their skills          Dalziel said the students had                       they arrived.
transcend the classroom,              also organised a special treat                      “The students have been
getting their hands dirty at          for the residents during their                      assisting throughout every
Caesia Gardensʼ retirement            time at the village.                                aspect of the village, from
village.                              “They organised a bingo event                       maintenance to social event
                                               for the residents to get                   coordination,”       he      said.
                                               together for some end                      “Theyʼve     been      able     to
                                               of week fun,” Ms                           experience firsthand what itʼs
                                               Dalziel said.     “They                    like working in a small
                                               even prepared all the                      community and the residents
                                               morning tea for the                        have thoroughly enjoyed their
                                               residents in the village                   help and company.”
                                               kitchen using the food
                                               handling skills they
                                               have learnt.”
                                      Ms Dalziel said the students
As part of a national work
                                      had   certainly   made     a
experience program, the group
of year 10 students have been
                                                         Is your child ready for school next year?
busy helping out the residents
in all aspects of village living,                        Improve your child’s literacy, pre-reading,
from gardening and washing
cars to preparing morning teas                           writing and numeracy skills with a weekly
and even organising game                                                            .
                                                         Really Ready for School Class
                                       Weekly programs taught by an experienced, qualified primary teacher.
16-year-old Caroline Lai from
                                       Carefully designed programs that build self confidence and support
Taylors Hill said she had learnt       development for a smooth transition to kinder and school from 18months.
valuable skills during her time
at the village.                        Expressions of interest: Pre- prep program in. 2011

“Itʼs been fun getting to know all     Limited places available. Program is 3 sessions weekly.
the residents and learning how         Please contact Nicole on 1300 858 467
to communicate with people of
different ages,” Caroline said.                        Procord                             Local Professional Service
“Iʼve also discovered what                             Management                           without the call centres
volunteer work is all about. It                        Group                                  No Contracts
makes people happy and helps
you as a person.”                                                                        • Alarm Systems
                                       Phone: 1300 6 555 10
                                                                                         • Grade A1 alarm monitoring
15-year-old Jason Nguyen from
                                       Email: info@procord.com.au
Burnside said he too had                                                                 • Security lockup service
picked up a new set of skills.         Web: www.procord.com.au                           • CCTV
“We learnt how to prune roses,
which was really interesting,”
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Jason said. “But I donʼt think Iʼll                                                      • Loss Prevention
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        Celebrate our native animals and plants
Shire of Melton residents are             Nationally listed species under                                  working with Council to protect and
encouraged to think about our             Council management include the                                   enhance native flora and fauna.
native plants and animals on              Striped Legless Lizard, Growling                                 These groups hold regular planting
National Threatened Species Day           Grass Frog, Golden Sun Moth and                                  days and events and community
this month.                               Spiny Rice Flower.                                               members are most welcome to
                                                                                                           attend,” he said.
National Threatened Species Day is
                                          Melton Shire Council is committed
held on 7 September each year, to                                                                          “National Threatened Species Day
                                          to protecting the environment and
coincide with Biodiversity Month.                                                                          is a good opportunity for residents
                                          has a number of environmental and
                                          sustainability initiatives in place,                             to think about how they could make
Melton Shire Council Mayor, Cr
                                          including     an       Environmental                             a difference to our environment,” the
Justin Mammarella JP, said National
                                          Enhancement Rate Rebate for rural                                Mayor said.
Threatened        Species       Day
                                                                                                           The Shire of Melton recently won
highlighted    the    number     of       landowners who conduct weed
                                                                                                           the Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria
endangered species that exist             management activities on their
                                                                                                           Sustainability Cities Award and is a
across Australia and the Shire.           property.
                                                                                                           finalist in the national competition
“Council manages approximately                                                                             which will be announced in
                                          Cr Mammarella said many active
170 environmentally significant                                                                            November.
                                          environmental groups were also
reserves covering 2000 hectares.          working within the Shire.
Many of the reserves hold                                                                                  For more information on Melton
endangered flora and fauna species                                                                         Shire   Councilʼs    environment
                                          “The Shire of Melton has many                                    programs,    contact    Councilʼs
and vegetation communities that are
                                          active local environment groups                                  Environmental Services on 9747
either state or nationally listed,” the
                                          which are                                                        7200.
Mayor said.

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 Council welcomes                           Caroline Springs Animal Welfare Network
                                                                  P: 0410 315 808
  urban boundary                                            E: csawnetwork@gmail.com
                                            Memberships & Donations to PO Box 3682 Caroline Springs 3023
     expansion                       A step forward for the welfare of pigs                best of all, cruelty free! Look for them in
                                     Coles has become the first Australian                 the fridge, freezer and health food
Melton Shire Council has             supermarket to commit to making its                   sections of your supermarket.
welcomed       the      State        own-brand 'Coles Butcher' pork
Governmentʼs changes to the          products 'sow stall free' by the end of               Stray cats
Urban Growth Boundary (UGB).         2014. This is the first step forward in the           Melton Shire Councillors have voted in
                                     welfare of farmed animals in Australia.               favour of mandatory desexing. It is now
                                     Internationally, sow stalls have been                 law that all newly registered cats must
State Parliament last week
                                     recognised as unnecessarily cruel and                 be desexed (with the exception of
approved the expansion of the        as such have been banned. However,                    licensed breeders). Desexing cats is a
UGB to include the addition of       the inherent cruelty of intensive farming             proactive measure in controlling the
24,500 hectares of developable       slips under the radar and is rarely                   stray cat population. If cats do go
land into Melbourneʼs boundary,      disclosed to consumers.                               outdoors, they will be unable to breed
including approximately 11,000                                                             with strays or feral cats and not
                                     Farrowing crates (an                                  contribute to perpetuating the problem.
hectares between Melton and          even smaller cage that
Caroline Springs.                                                                          I have also been advised that
                                     expectant sows are forced to give birth               Councillors are considering a curfew for
                                     in) and routine mutilations are common                cats too. As most people know, cats
Areas will also be set aside for     practice. Newborn piglets have their                  pose a considerable threat to native
services, facilities, open space,    teeth and tails cut without anaesthesia.              wildlife as they are natural predators.
                                     You can only imagine the pain and terror
infrastructure and environmental                                                           Night is also when alot of the mating and
                                     this must cause to a brand new baby                   fighting occurs. Keeping cats indoors at
conservation.                        who is introduced to the world in this                night will reduce the number of cats
                                     way. Unfortunately, farm animals are not              involved in fights and may also have an
Melton Shire Council Mayor, Cr       protected by animal welfare law.                      impact on reducing the spread of
Justin Mammarella JP, welcomed                                                             disease, not to mention the obvious
the expansion of the UGB and         You can make a difference! Send an                    benefit to wildlife.
                                     automated letter to our state animal
said it presented a number of                                                              If you are a pensioner or a low income
                                     welfare minister and tell them that farm
opportunities for the community.     animals deserve the same protection                   owner and are worried what mandatory
                                     from cruelty as all animals do. Visit                 desexing will mean for your much loved
“The expansion of the Urban          http://www.animalsaustralia.org/take_ac               furry family member, donʼt despair.
Growth Boundary provides great       tion/legal-protection/                                Many animal welfare organisations and
                                                                                           even some vets offer discounted
advantages for current and future
                                     If you eat meat, then why not try some                desexing and microchipping. If you
residents including increased        tasty alternatives or mock meat products              would like more information, please
local job opportunities, transport   which are readily available. They are                 contact us on 0410315808 or email
options and services,” the Mayor     quicker to cook, healthy, delicious and               csawnetwork@gmail.com
                                                        Procord                              Document Destruction
“The changes to the UGB will see                                                              and E-Waste Recycling
our community grow enormously                                                                   Local professional Service
over the coming years and                               Group
Council will continue to advocate      Phone: 1300 6 555 10                          •   Document Destruction Services
on behalf of our community and         Email: info@procord.com.au
                                                                                     •   Hard Drive & Media Destruction
call on both the State and                                                           •   E waste Management for home and business
                                       Web: www.procord.com.au
Federal Governments to provide                                                       •   No Contracts, set up fees or bin rental
                                       Phones answered 24/7
the necessary support to assist                                                      •   Simple process
                                                                                     •   Certificate of Destruction
us in providing the early delivery
                                                                                     •   Lowering your green footprint
of required infrastructure and
                                                                                     •   T4 approved, NAID Certification and SCEC endorsed site
services needed by our residents
                                                                                     •   All destruction conducted under 24 hr CCTV surveillance
as we continue to grow,” the
Mayor said.                             IT & Networking, Electrical, Voice & Data, Professional Business Services, Web Design & Hosting,
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                            Upcoming events
Book Club
Caroline Springs Library now has a Book Club.
If you are interested in reading, meeting others and having a good
discussion on literature, the First Friday Book Club is for you.
The next two meetings will be on Friday 3 September and Friday 1
October @ 10am.
There is an annual fee for Library book clubs.
For more information, contact 9747 5300
Book Chat Group                                                              Learn the history of Reiki and the
If you enjoy books, movies and chatting, feel free to join in on the         positive effects it can have on a
fortnightly discussions at the library on Wednesdays at 11am.                personʼs life.
The next two meetings will be on 8 September and 22 September.               Wednesday 29 September 6.30-8pm
All welcome. No bookings required. For more information, 9747 5300           Free event
                                                                             Bookings essential,
Basic Internet                                                               contact 9747 5300
Learn Internet basics in this friendly, hands-on session.
The next class will be held on Friday 10 September @ 11am.                   Gaming Arvo
Class costs $5.50 or $4.40 concession.                                       LAN party every Wednesday 3.30-
Bookings essential, contact 9747 5300                                        4.30pm during the school term.
School Holiday Program
                                                                             Manga Club
Come along and join in the various activities with a “mini-master chef”
theme happening during the school holidays, 20 September – 1 October.        Chat about your favourite graphic
Activities are suitable for 5-12 year olds. Flyer will be available from 6   novels, learn how to draw manga
September in the library and also on the library website                     and watch famous anime films.
www.melton.vic.gov.au/library.                                               Every Thursday 4-5pm during the
Contact the library for further details.                                     school term.
Bookings open 6 September
Bookings essential, contact 9747 5300                                        Writers Group
                                                                             This group meets every Wednesday
Guitar Hero & Sing Star                                                      @ 6.30pm in the library.
Warm up your vocal cords, practice that guitar and get ready to rip up       All writing abilities welcome.
some tunes in front of your mates! Free event
                                                                             For more information, contact 9747
Suitable for ages 12+ Tuesday 28 September 3.30-5pm
Email for Beginners
Want to setup an Email address? Come along to this friendly, hands-on
The next class will be held on Friday 24 September @ 11am
                                                                             Library Hours
                                                                             Monday        8am-8.30pm
Class costs $5.50 or $4.40 concession.
Bookings essential, contact 9747 5300                                        Tuesday       8am-5.30pm
                                                                             Wednesday     8am-8.30pm
   Caroline Springs Library / Civic Centre                                   Thursday      8am-5.30pm
     193-201 Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs                         Friday        8am-5.30pm
                                                                             Saturday      10am-1pm
             Ph 9747 5300                                                    Sunday        1pm-4pm
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                                                                                                                             mobile service also available

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Veterans Affairs                      Dental Prosthetist                 Home, Office, & Commercial Window Tin ng.
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                                                                                    Help raise awareness of
                                                                                        prostate cancer
                                                                                 September is International Prostate Cancer
                                                                                 Awareness Month and residents are
                                                                                 encouraged to find out more about the
                    Rotator Cuff Injuries                                        illness.

A Rotator Cuff (RC) injury is a         Due to this instability, the RC has to   Each year in Australia around 3,300 men die
common cause of shoulder pain. The      overwork to stabilise the shoulder,      of prostate cancer.
Rotator Cuff muscles (Subscapularis,    causing it to become inflamed.
Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus and        Eventually, the RC will become weak      Prostate cancer is an abnormal growth of
Teres minor) are small muscles          and tired, leading to tears.             cells in the prostate that forms a tumour.
situated around the shoulder joint.                                              Without treatment, it may spread to other
Although they have individual         3.        Overstraining:         During    organs, particularly the bones and lymph
actions, their main role is to work   forceful shoulder actions (e.g.            nodes, which can be life threatening.
together to stabilise the humeral     incorrect lift, tennis serve, throwing),
head (ball) in the shoulder socket.   the RC has to work very hard. With         Melton Shire Council Mayor, Cr Justin
                                      repetitive action, the cuff is prone to    Mammarella JP, encouraged all men aged
People are often told that they have being overloaded, resulting in              over 50 to talk to their doctor about prostate
injured one particular RC muscle or inflammation and tissue breakdown.           cancer.
tendon, with the most common
involving     the     Supraspinatus. Do I have a Rotator Cuff Injury?            “Prostate cancer can be hard to detect in its
However, itʼs unlikely that the                                                  early stages, thatʼs why itʼs so important for
problem is with just one of the Signs & symptoms depend on the                   men to talk about it with their doctor,” the
muscles in isolation. Thus, we refer extent of the injury, but they include      Mayor said.
to such conditions as a “rotator cuff pain with overhead activities,
injury” and consider the picture as a throwing, lifting grocery bags from the    “If there is a family history, men should talk to
whole.                                shopping trolley, trouble sleeping on      their doctor from around the age of 40,” he
                                      that shoulder, loss of full movement,      said.
Although the RC can be injured by a and weakness. Physios have a
single traumatic incident, its often number of tests to diagnose the             During September, local community groups
injured from overuse. It usually presence and severity of an RC                  are encouraged to host a ʻBarbecue for
begins as inflammation (tendonitis) injury. X-rays can give clues as to the      Prostate Cancerʼ to help raise funds for
caused by some form of micro- presence of an RC injury, but an MRI               prostate cancer research.
trauma. If the cause of the is the most accurate in determining                  “Please look out for local prostate cancer
inflammation is not addressed, and the presence of a tear. An ultrasound         fund raising barbecues during September
continues over a long period of time, may be just as effective if carried out    and give them your support,” Cr Mammarella
partial tears may develop in the cuff by an experienced sonographer.             said.
that could eventually become
complete tears.                       Treatment usually involves reducing        “For those men who have been diagnosed
                                      the presence of inflammation, advise       with prostate cancer, the Melton Menʼs Shed
There are three main causes of micro ways to minimise rotator cuff use           can provide information on local community
trauma to the rotator cuff:           (such as using sports tape for             support groups,” he said.
1.        Primary Impingement: At support), teach exercises to
the top of your shoulder, there is strengthen the rotator cuff & correct         “The Melton Menʼs Shed can also provide a
whatʼs called the subacromial space, postural dysfunction, and restore           supportive environment for men to meet new
which is naturally small. Repetitive movement. Your GPʼs involvement is          people and learn new skills,” he said.
overhead activities (such as throwing also vital, so make sure you consult
or dusting high shelves) can cause with your doctor for further advice on        To find out more about International Prostate
the RC to become continuously injury management. Remember, the                   Cancer Awareness Month or to host a
squashed in the subacromial space longer you leave it, the worse it              ʻBarbecue for Prostate Cancerʼ visit
(called ʻimpingementʼ), causing usually gets, thus lengthening the               www.prostate.org.au or call 1300 007 232.
damage.                               healing process.
                                                                                 The Melton Menʼs Shed is located at the
2.        Secondary Impingement:        A Rotator Cuff info sheet (with          Willows Historical Park, Reserve Road,
Shoulder instability (a lax shoulder    pictures) can be downloaded from:        Melton. For more information visit
joint), often occurs over time due to                                            www.melton.vic.gov.au/mensshed or contact
repetitive overhead activity, poor      www.lifephysio.com.au/shoulderp          Melton Shire Council on 9747 7200.
posture or inactivity.                  ain.html
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                                                              Local Church
                                                              Meeting Times
     The greatest gift of all…                                Brimbank Presbyterian Church –
                                                              Sydenham Community Hub, 10am Sunday
Are you planning a special celebration? Whether itʼs a
birthday, wedding, anniversary or another event, the
RSPCAʼs Ribbon of Life gift registry program is the perfect   Caroline Springs Uniting Church –
way to mark a special occasion while supporting animal        248 (The Anglican Church Bld) Caroline Springs Blvd,
welfare in Victoria.                                          5pm Sunday

Setting up a registry is as easy as 1,2,3:                    Catherine of Siena Catholic Church –
                                                              Christ the Priest School, 6pm Saturday,
1.      Phone RSPCA Victoria on 9224 2284 or email            9am & 10.30am Sunday
2.      Set up your registry with the help of the friendly   Church of Christ / Iglesia Ni Cristo
        RSPCA staff
                                                             Keilor Downs Community Centre,
3.      Ask friends and family to donate to your registry in
        lieu of traditional gifts for your special day       70 Taylors Rd, Keilor Downs, 5pm Saturday,
                                                              Tuesday 8pm, Wed 10am
Marcia celebrated her 50th birthday in April this year and
while planning her party, decided to support the RSPCA…        City Wide Church –
                                                               Parkwood Green Primary School,
“What I really want is for every animal to have a safe, loving 10am Sunday
home like ours. So I rang the RSPCA and they organized
some great Ribbon of Life forms to include with my            Faith Community Church –
invitations, with my name and the date of my party.           A Wesleyan Methodist Church
Although I still got some presents, most people told me
                                                              1 Hepburn Way, 10.30am Sunday
how pleased and privileged they were to donate to such a
good cause. It was the best present ever!”
                                                       Lifespring Church –
You too can celebrate your special day in a meaningful Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent,
way.                                                   10am Sunday

Ask friends and family to support your love of animals and    Living Springs Baptist Church –
avoid receiving gifts you donʼt need! You can also donate     1430 Western Highway (via Clarke Road),
in lieu of bonbonnieres. For more information, phone the      10am & 6.30pm Sunday
RSPCA today on 9224 2284.
                                                              Living Waters Community Church –
Donation gift cards –                                         Gilson College, Taylors Road,
                                                              10am Saturday
                                        If your special
                                        someone is an
                                                              The Anglican Church Caroline Springs –
                                        animal lover, our
                                        Ribbon of Life        248 Caroline Springs Blvd 10am Sunday
                                        donation cards are
                                        the perfect gift      The Potters House Christian Fellowship Church
                                        choice and are        Caroline Springs Library Sunday
                                        available to          10.30am and 6.00pm
                                        purchase online.
                                        Visit                 Word for the World –
                                                              Brookside School Performing Arts Hall,
www.shop.rspcavic.org.au or phone 9224 2284 to find           10am Sunday
out more.
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          Charity Event for the Challenge Cancer Foundation
Re-Creation Health Club, Caroline        Bring the family along for a sausage       For more information please call
Springs will be holding a Family Fun     or maybe the kids would like join in on    Sheena or the Club on 8361 7722 or
day on the 3rd October at Catholic       the soccer clinic that will be run after   visit our website
Regional College, College Street         the game or they can enjoy a few           www.recreationcs.com.au
Caroline Springs.                        minutes of fun in the jumping castle.      Proudly Sponsored by Century 21
The day will begin with a Soccer
Match between players from leagues       We are aiming to raise $10,000 on the      SUNDAY 3RD OCTOBER
around the West who are giving their     day for the Challenge Cancer               HELD AT CATHOLIC
time for Charity, other events held on   Foundation to help kids beat Cancer.       REGIONAL COLLEGE,
the day will be a massive Zumba                                                     CAROLINE SPRINGS
Extravaganza with some of the top        We hope to see the community of            BREAKDOWN 10.30AM - 3PM
Zumba Instructors from around            Caroline Springs jump on board this
Melbourne we will also be running a      great event. We will have raffles on       11-12.30- SOCCER MATCH
Kids Zumba Class before the main         the day with some great prizes on          HELD ON SYNTHETIC PITCH
event.                                   offer.                                     Players from leagues around the West
                                                                                    giving their time for Charity

                                                                                    11AM-3PM- JUMPING CASTLE

                                                                                    11-12.30- RAFFLE TICKET SALES
                                                                                    All sales going towards CCF
                                                                                    $2 PRE TICKET
                                                                                    $5 FOR 3 TICKETS
                                                                                    PRIZES INCLUDE- Dinner Vouchers,
                                                                                    Food Vouchers, Beauty Packs, Picnic
                                                                                    Packs etc.

                                                                                    12.00PM ONWARDS- SAUSAGE
                                                                                    SAUSAGES $2 – All sales going to
                                                                                    DRINKS $2 - % OF SALES GOING
                                                                                    TOWARDS CCF

                                                                                          12.30-1.00- KIDS SOCCER
                                                                                          CLINIC WITH MEMBERS OF
                                                                                          SAFA (South American Football
                                                      SPECIALISING IN:                    Academy) FC
                                                                                          Held on Synthetic Ground after
                                                      • Brake Parts and
                                                                                          Soccer Match, Participation
                                                        Disc Roters                       Requires Donation towards
                             13 PLATE                 • Timing Belt Kits                  Challenge Cancer Foundation
                            HEAVY DUTY                • Water Pumps                       12.30-1.00- ZUMBA FOR KIDS
                                                      • Radiators                         Held in Main Gym Hall
                              2 YEAR                                                      $5 Entry Fee Going Towards CCF
                            WARRANTY                  • Service parts                     AGES 5-11YEARS
                                                      • Suspensions
                            ONL $99                                                       1.00-2.00- ZUMBA
                                                      • EFI components and                EXTRAVAGANZA
                                                        much, much more                   Held in Main Gym Hall
       FREE FRIENDLY                                                                      $10 Entry Fee Going Towards
                                                                                          CCF Must be 12 Years and Over
         SERVICE                                                                          PRIZES AND GIVEAWAYS

       AND ADVISE                                                                         2PM- RAFFLE OF SIGNED
                                                                                          Melbourne Victory and Melbourne
  Factory 9, 1021-1027 Western Hwy                                                        Heart Jumper
  Ravenhall (Deer Park) Ph: 9361 2004                                                     RAFFLES DRAWN

  Monday-Friday 8.00am-6.00pm | Saturday 8.00am-3.00pm | Sunday Closed                    Day closes at 3pm.

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      Kate Ceberano headline act at Djerriwarrh Festival 2010
Pop icon Kate                                    Other features include the Health and   The Community Stage will also run
Ceberano     will                                Wellbeing Expo, Environmental Hub       between 12pm and 5pm with a
headline       a                                 and the Get Active Expo (sporting and   diverse range of demonstrations and
fabulous day of                                  recreation club demonstrations).        performances from local groups,
fun          and                                                                         sporting and recreation clubs.
entertainment at                                 Iconic Australian performer Kate        Melton Shire Council Acting Mayor, Cr
the        2010                                  Ceberano will headline the event,       Kathy Majdlik, said 2010 would be a
Djerriwarrh                                      performing many of her popular hits     big year for the Djerriwarrh Festival.
Festival.                                        from her 25 year recording career.
                                                                                         “In 2010, the Djerriwarrh Festival is
The Djerriwarrh
                                                                                         celebrating its 31st year with
Festival will have a circus theme this           Up and coming singer Michael
                                                                                         excitement and change and will
year and will be held on Saturday 6              Paynter and circus trio Circus Trick
                                                                                         continue to provide a fabulous
November 2010 at its new location at             Tease will keep the crowds
                                                                                         opportunity for our diverse community
Melton Recreation Reserve.                       entertained throughout the afternoon,
                                                                                         to get together and celebrate what
                                                 while the kids will love The Mighty     makes the Shire of Melton great,” the
Popular features of the Djerriwarrh              Buzzniks.
Festival return again this year                                                          Acting Mayor said.
including the street parade, market
                                                 Entertainment will commence on the      “This popular event is a highlight for
stalls, Lions Club carnival, activities
                                                 Main Stage at 12pm and will conclude    many residents and this yearʼs
and workshops for children and young
                                                 at 9.15pm with the traditional          celebration will be no exception,” Cr
people and the spectacular fireworks
display.                                         fireworks display.                      Majdlik said.

   raine & horne, live local,work local and proud supporters of the local community

                                                                       if youʼre thinking of selling call
   4/240 Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs, Vic. 3023             dean clements 0413 870 656
                                                                                                                    Page 25
                                          The journey from PJs to Praise
                                     How my “little business” ended        Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
                                     up in the Australian Home-            As a category finalist, I gathered
                                     Based Business Awards.                with my fellow nominees and
                                     Any home-based business               excitement filled the air. Not
                                     owner will tell you that their life   only did we have the
   Attention all                     is a constant juggling act. Sure      opportunity to don a corporate
                                     thereʼs the being-your-own-           worthy outfit, but we were
 Football Players                    boss thing, zero commute and          actually being recognised for
                                     flexible hours, however, running      our work!
The Caroline Springs Football        a home-based business does            Since beginning my business,
Club is pleased to announce          come with its                                            Eye For Detail
that it will be fielding a seniors   own      set    of                                       Copywriting, in
and reserve team in 2011.            challenges. I,                                           2004, I have
                                     for one can                                              gently steered
The club was formed in 2002          immediately                                              its       course
and is affiliated with the           recall a number                                          through       the
Western     Region   Football        pyjama-clad                                              initial anxiety of
League and currently we have         conference calls                                         start-up to the
13 teams competing from              and        doubt-                                        exhilaration of
under 9 to under 18.                 r i d d l e d                                            growth        and
                                     procrastination,                                         success.       My
We are seeking players who           right through to                                         business has
may live in the area and who no      the impossible                                           constantly
longer want to travel long           conundrum of a                                           evolved to cope
distances to play footy.             l o o m i n g                                            with a range of
                                     deadline versus                                          challenges and
By joining our club you will go      a cantankerous                                           memorable
down in history by being a           toddler!                                                 milestones. I
foundation member of our                                                                      h     a    v     e
senior teams.                        Itʼs very easy to feel alone and      encountered uncertainty and a
                                     isolated from the rest of the         lack of confidence, and when I
Any interested players can call      working masses. That is until         took the time to enter the
on the numbers below.                you meet other home-based             Australian            Home-Based
                                     business owners…and there             Business Awards…it was with a
   Dean Ellis - President            are a ton of us! In fact, there are   timid disposition.
       0418 867 177                  nearly one million people             So you can imagine my joy in
 Tony White - Administrator          operating a business at or from       making it as Finalist at the
       0417 566 263                  home in Australia. Not to             Australian            Home-Based
 Gary Turner - Senior Coach          mention the 160 plus home-            Business Awards. I have a
       0421 284 785                  based businesses operating in         renewed sense of pride about
                                     our very own locale!                  my business and as I gaze
                                                                           upon my framed award
                                     Last Friday, I had the chance to      prominently displayed on my
                                     meet some of my fine comrades         desk, it is official…the sky is the
                                     at the Australian Home-Based          limit!
                                     Business Awards, held at the          By Prue DeAraugo

Page 26
   Green Living Tips - Sustainable House day 2010
                                Written by Gavin Webber, author www.greeningofgavin.com

                                               Water harvesting:                    Windows
                                               3000 litres in an above              External awnings on all north
                                               ground slim line tank,               facing windows.
                                               with 600L of water butts
                                               interconnected to water              Roof
                                               organic edible gardens.              Paper pulp insulation. R value
                                               Connected to a low                   unknown.
                                               pressure drip irrigation
                                               system that is gravity fed.          Heating & Cooling
                                               Swimming pool used as                All rooms have ceiling fans (55w)
                                               water storage backup                 for cooling and heat distribution.
Around 200 sustainable private
                                       and overflow from tanks.                     Home heated in winter by natural
houses and display houses
                                                                                    gas wall heaters in two main
featuring a variety of sustainable
                                       Garden features:                             rooms. Heating rarely on in winter
ideas will open their doors to the
                                       Front yard landscaped into a water           due to active management of
public around Australia for the
                                       wise garden with no lawn. Also               home (closing blinds after sunset).
ninth annual Sustainable House
                                       contains 10 fruit trees on dwarf             Cooling via 1 small 700w air-
Day on Sunday 12 September –
                                       root stock (2 years old). West side          conditioner used on days over
showcasing        environmentally
                                       of property contains edible garden           35°C
sustainable and innovative homes
                                       and greenhouse where main
that invest in renewable energy,
                                       organic crops are grown, and also            Pool:
recycling and other practices
                                       contains 6 fruit trees in pots.              Pool pump is energy efficient
designed to reduce their carbon
                                       It also has a worm farm and 3                (600w), and only on 1 hr in winter,
                                       compost bins. Pool area contains             5 hrs in summer. Pool equipped
                                       4 citrus trees in pots. East side of         with pool blanket to reduce
Houses will be open to the public
                                       property has two x 5 metre veggie            evaporation and stop heat loss.
between 10am to 4pm, and entry
                                       patches and a chicken run.
is free. Local community group
                                                                                    If you would like to visit my
Melton Sustainable Living Group
                                       Kitchen                                      sustainable home or others in your
will   be   assisting    in  the
                                       Recently renovated contains                  area to get ideas of simple things
management of the event.
                                       energy      efficient  appliances            you can do around your own home
                                       (cooker, fridge, dishwasher). All            to make it more sustainable and
One home in the Melton Shire
                                       waste from old kitchen reused or             green,          please        visit
area will open for Sustainable
                                       recycled with many items given               www.sustainablehouseday.com
House Day on the day. It is located
                                       away on Freecycle. Painted with              for further details.
at Melton West, which just
                                       Low VOC paints, most timber
happens to be my home!
                                       sustainably harvested. Taps fitted
                                       with aerators to reduce water flow.
Some of the         sustainable
features in our home:
                                       Solar Power
We retrofitted our home from
                                       2.8kw Grid tied Solar PV.
2006-2010. It was built in the 70's
                                       GreenPower     purchased       for
on a 779sqm suburban block.
                                       remaining power utilised from the
All rooms can be segregated to
                                       Water heating
control temperature. All rooms
                                       Solar pre-heat retrofit with natural
have energy efficient lighting
                                       gas storage as backup.

                                                                                                             Page 27
                 Do the right thing
Shire of Melton residents are urged to    The maximum fine for littering that can
                                                                                       Show your
do the right thing when it comes to       be imposed under the Environment
disposing of rubbish.

Last financial year, Council spent
                                          Protection Act 1970 is $4,778. If the
                                          materials dumped pose a risk to
                                          people and the environment, the
                                          offence is classed as aggravated             Shire of Melton residents are
more than $275,000 collecting 869
tonnes of rubbish that had been           littering, which carries a maximum           reminded to ensure their house
dumped beside roads in the Shire and      penalty of $7,167, or imprisonment for       number is clearly displayed on
at charity shops after hours.             one month, or both.                          their property.

                                          Other waste disposal options                 House numbers should be large
Melton Shire Council Mayor, Cr Justin
                                          Council offers a number of waste             enough to be seen from the road,
Mammarella JP, said roadside
                                          disposal options for residents,              not obscured by trees and
dumping of rubbish was a burden on
                                          including the Melton Recycling Facility      bushes, not chipped or faded
the community.
                                          (MRF) and the 'at call' hard waste           and able to be seen in the dark.
                                          collection service.
“Dumping rubbish on the roadside                                                       Melton Shire Council Mayor, Cr
and outside charity shops is unsightly                                                 Justin Mammarella JP, said a
                                          Unwanted usable goods can be
and costs the community valuable                                                       clear house number was crucial
                                          disposed of free of charge at the
funds to clean it up,” the Mayor said.                                                 in the event of an emergency.
                                          Resale Centre at the MRF whilst a
                                          limited range of household chemicals
“This money could be better used to       can be deposited at the Detox Your           “A clear and easy to read house
provide other vital services for our      Home Centre at the MRF.                      number ensures that your
community rather than cleaning up                                                      property can be identified by
rubbish which has been left on the        Council is committed to achieving the        emergency services,” he said.
side of the road,” Cr Mammarella          State Government's "Towards Zero
said.                                     Waste" target of 65 percent diversion        “Locating properties quickly and
                                          of all materials from landfill by 2014.      easily can save vital minutes in
“Melton Shire Council strongly            Currently, 53.94 percent of all material     the event of an emergency,” Cr
supports the 'Reduce, Reuse,              in the Shire of Melton is diverted from      Mammarella said.
Recycle' philosophy and is against        landfill.
any illegal acts of rubbish dumping                                                    “There are a range of
within the municipality. Council will     Council is also actively working with        alternatives for residents to
take action against any individual        the State Government and the                 display     house    numbers,
found to be dumping rubbish,” he          Metropolitan Waste Management                however, they should be clear
said.                                     Group on the Victorian Advanced              and easy to read,” the Mayor
                                          Resource Recovery Initiative and the         said.
Catching Illegal Dumping                  procurement and future establishment
Anyone witnessing illegal dumping of      of an Organics Processing Facility for       “Homeowners are encouraged to
rubbish is asked to report the incident   the North West metropolitan area.            make sure their number can be
to the EPA on 1800 352 555 and to         Both initiatives will further increase the   easily seen. In most cases the
Council's Local Laws unit on 9747         amount of waste and resources being          majority of residents are doing
7200.                                     diverted away from landfill.                 the right thing, however, in a
                                                                                       small number of cases house
Surveillance cameras are installed at     To report litter on roads requiring          numbers       are    not   clearly
                                          collection, please contact Melton            displayed. As a last resort
different locations throughout the
                                          Shire Council's Waste Services Unit          Council can issue a $100 fine to
municipality in order to combat illegal
                                          on 9747 7200.                                property owners where property
dumping of materials at these
locations.                                                                             numbers       are    not   clearly
                                          More information on waste disposal
                                                                                       identifiable,” the Mayor said.
                                          options is available by phoning
In the past 12 months, 57 fines of
                                          Council's Waste Services unit on             Residents should also make sure
$234 have been issued to identified       9747       7200        or       at
offenders.                                                                             they have the correct house
                                                                                       number registered with Council.
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                                    Looking After Your Eyes
Even if you think you have good          with your employer to eliminate         bat or stick and close physical
vision, you could have an underlying     and control potential eye hazards.      body contact.
vision problem. Minor eye disorders      • Wear suitable eye protection, if
such as short- and long-sightedness      required. Donʼt wear glasses or
(difficulty seeing in the distance and   sunglasses as a substitute for
up close) are very common.               proper eye protection.
Over half of Australians use some        • Have a vision test to ensure your
form of vision correction, and nearly    vision is optimal for your particular
everyone will require vision             work.
correction at some time during their
                                         Computer Vision
                                         Up to 48% of office workers suffer
There are also eye diseases which
can cause vision loss including          from computer-related eye fatigue
cataracts (cloudiness in the lens of     and this rate appears to be
the eye), macular degeneration (a        increasing. Excessive computer          What can you do?
leading cause of blindness),             use can cause eye strain and            • Make sure you have the skills
glaucoma (causes tunnel vision),         reduce productivity.                    required      and       discourage
diabetic eye disease and pterygium                                               dangerous play.
(a fleshy growth on the surface of                                               • Use appropriate protective
the eye).                                                                        eyewear, if required.
                                                                                 • Have a regular eye test, to make
With regular eye tests and early                                                 sure your vision is optimal for your
detection, most conditions can be                                                particular sport.
prevented or corrected. Donʼt wait
until you know something is wrong                                                Safety at Home
to have an eye test; many serious                                                Itʼs common for DIY enthusiasts to
conditions have little or no                                                     let their guard down when at home
symptoms until they are advanced.        What can you do?                        or in the garden. Ocular hazards
                                         • Take regular two-minute breaks        range from twigs and branches,
Eye Protection on the Job                from close computer work by             cleaning products and paints, and
60% of all eye injuries happen in the
                                         blinking    and     focusing      on    fragments      from   hammering,
workplace and about 95% of eye
                                         something in the distance.              mowers and power tools.
injuries    are    the    result   of
                                         • Ensure the lighting in your office    What can you do?
carelessness and lack of attention.
                                         is even and without glare.
                                         • Adjust your computer monitor for
                                         optimum comfort. In general, the
                                         top of the screen should be at or
                                         just above eye level.
                                         • Have a regular eye test, to make
                                         sure you donʼt have an underlying
                                         vision problem that can be
                                         affecting your work.

                                         Safety in Sports & Recreation           • Never perform risky tasks without
                                         Eye injuries in sport happen in the     eye protection, not even ʻjust this
                                         blink of an eye, but when they do       onceʼ.
                                         occur they are often severe and         • Before using new tools or
                                         can have implications that last a       chemicals, ensure you know what
What can you do?                         lifetime. The highest risk sports       to do in case of an eye injury.
• Take a common sense approach           are those that involve a high           • Talk to your optometrist about
to hazardous activities and work         speed ball or puck, the use of a        choosing the right eye protection.
                                                                                                           Page 29
                            Caroline Springs &
                            District Lions Club
                        3rd Annual Dinner Dance
        Caroline Springs youth
       initiative in conjunction
              with Reach
      will benefit by you joining us for our
           third Annual Dinner Dance.
           When:                       9th October 2010
           Where:                      The Club Caroline Springs
                                       Western Hwy,
                                       Caroline Springs VIC 3023
           Time:                       7.00pm onwards
           Dress:                      Lounge
           Dinner:                     3 Course Meal Drinks at Bar prices
           Donation:                   $65.00 per head
           For Tickets:                email: secretary@cslions.org.au or Call 0400 559 132


Proceeds from the night will be used to help fund    Marmalade is a band with a huge repertoire of
the Caroline Springs Youth Partnership Initiative.   hits covering the latest radio airplay as well as
Promoted and supported by local partners             classic songs from the 00's, 90's, 80's 70's 60's 50's
• Delfin Lend Lease of Caroline Springs              and 40's. Everything from Dance, Latin, jazz and
• Caroline Springs College                           reggae to Top 40 and Classic Retro Hits.
• Melton Shire Council                               Marmalade are a professional group of musi-
• Victorian Police - Caroline Springs                cians and singers who not only look good, sound
• Lions Club of Caroline Springs & District          good, but know how to please a crowd and have
• Lend Lease Retail - shopping centre managers.      them begging for more!
   Melton         Price: $270,000 Plus                      Caroline Springs Price: $370,000 Plus                Tarneit     Price: $340,000 Plus
   8 Stefan drive                                           16 Hawksbury Green                                   46 Moorookyle Avenue
   Well maintained 3 bedroom home with park front.          Located close to all schools, shops and opposite     This home comes with exclusive membership to
   Main bedroom with ensuite walk in robe, 2nd &
                                                            protective grass land. 3 bedroom home plus           the Moorookyle Country Club which features a
   3rd Bedroom with triple built in robes ceiling fans
   in all bedrooms, Open plan kitchen with stainless        study, main with walk in robe and ensuite, Large     gorgeous outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts,
   steel appliances, tiled meals area opening to out        separate lounge area downstairs, Open kitchen        gym and picnic facilities. 4 bedrooms main with
   door under cover paved entertaining area with                                                                 ensuite and walk in robe, other bedrooms with
                                                            meals and family area, stainless steel appliances,
   spot lights, Modern bathroom with large mirror,                                                               double robe, open plan kitchen meals family area,
   Laundry with built in cupboard, separate W.C,            double pantry and plenty of bench space,
                                                                                                                 walk in pantry, ducted heating, split system air
   Linen cupboard, Alarm, Down lights, Ducted               dishwasher, remote double lock up garage with
   heating, Split system air conditioner, Low                                                                    conditioner, large laundry, separate w.c, double
                                                            internal access, gas ducted heating and split        garage with remote roller door and internal
   maintenance, Rain tank, Single garage with
   internal access                                          system airconditioner to living room.                access.

   Kurunjang Price: $270,000 Plus                           Melton        Price: $270,000 Plus                   Point Cook Price: $380,000 Plus
   2/13 Jaques Court                                        28 Stefan drive                                      6 Lindsay Gardens
   Consisting of large main bedroom with en-suite
   and walk in robe, a further 2 huge bedrooms with         Ideal first home or investment property opposite     3 bedroom home plus study, Master with ensuite
   built in robes opening onto a private courtyard.         substantial   parklands,   3   bedrooms,     Main    and walk in robe, 2nd 3rd bedrooms all with built
   The house is complimented with high ceilings,            bedroom with ensuite and walk in robe, Double
   ducted heating, air conditioning, a sun filled                                                                in robes, Tiled entry, Separate living room, Kitchen
   spacious kitchen with a good size family and             built in robes to 2nd and 3rd bedrooms, Bright
                                                                                                                 with stainless steel appliances and dishwasher,
   meals area opening onto a large back yard. With          open plan kitchen/meals and living area opening
   easy access to the freeway and only minutes to                                                                Meals and family room opens to out door area,
                                                            to rear yard, Modern bathroom, Laundry with built
   parklands, public transport, schools, shops and                                                               Bathroom, Laundry, Separate W.C, Ducted
   sporting facilities it is awaiting ready for the smart   in cupboard, Sep. W.C, Ducted heating, Alarm,
   investor or occupiers alike. Current tenant paying                                                            heating, Ducted evaporative cooling, Down lights,
                                                            Security door, Flyscreens, Low maintenance
   $250pw, lease till June 2011. Do not miss your                                                                Remote double garage
                                                            yards, Single garage with internal access.
   chance now!!!

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                                          through to fittings and details. Offering the luxury of 4 bedroom accommodation
1 CRANWELL SQUARE                         although 3 have bathroom access, formal lounge & dining, open family & meals,
                                          separate upstairs rumpus and wonderful undercover space in the gardens. Call today

                                      • 4 Large bedrooms plus study                  •   Tall ceilings to both levels
                                      • Main with full ensuite & fitted WIR          •   Ducted heating & evaporative cooling
                                      • Bdrʼs 2 & 3 with bathroom / ensuite          •   Porcelain tile & carpet flooring
                                      • Modern kitchen with César                    •   Double lock up garage with workshop
                                        stone bench tops and S/S appliances          •   Beautiful formal gardens
                                      • Formal lounge & dining, family,              •   630m2, 50sqʼs (2006) approx
                                        meals & rumpus

                                                   Troy Van Trienen 0438 172 461
                                                                      PICTURE PERFECT
     THE POINT                         This stunning home will take your breath away with its quality, design and attention
                                       to detail. Beautifully positioned in The Point shouldering a walking trail, a residential
1 SCOTSBURN PLACE                      park with BBQ facilities and Kororoit Creek. Walking distance to schools, transport
                                       and the Town Centre shops, restaurants and cafes. You really do not want to miss
                                       this exquisite residence, call for inspection today!
                                      • 2 bedrooms and a study                     • Fancy cornices, skirting boards, arches,
                                      • Master bedroom with ensuite                   rosettes and light fittings
                                         and walk in robe                          • Main bath with decorative tiling,
                                      • Open plan kitchen/family and meals            pedestal basin and claw bath
                                      • Designer kitchen with white 600mm          • All established low maintenance
                                         colonial appliances and Dishwasher           front and rear gardens
                                      • Ducted heating and split system for        • French doors from family room
                                         cooling and 10 foot ceilings                 to exterior
                                      • Extensive use of floating boards           • Single garage with remote
                                                                                   • Approximately 18.06 squares,
                                                                                      Block approximately 349m2

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    THE GROVE                             Positioned in ʻThe Groveʼ village of Caroline Springs you will find this charming home
                                          waiting for your inspection. Offering three bedroom accommodation, open living
5 BROADHURST WAY                          space overlooking a neat back yard and pergola area, also with ducted heating and
                                          evaporative cooling this home would be a great place to live or invest. Call to inspect

                                      • 3 bedrooms                                   • Spacious backyard with pergola
                                      • Main with WIR & through                      • Double lock up garage with rear access
                                           access bathroom                           • Neat presentation inside and out
                                      • Open living, family, meals                   • 400m2 land
                                      • Functional kitchen addressing
                                           the living areas

                                                   Troy Van Trienen 0438 172 461
        Caroline Springs Sales & Information
           2-8 Lake Street, Caroline Springs (Melway Ref 356 H10)
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 8 CONDER PLACE                        penchant for quality and absolute luxury. With a list of inclusions sure to impress,
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                                      • 3 Bedrooms                               • Ducted heating, evaporative cooling,
                                      • Master with ensuite with double            and split system in family room
                                         basins, oversized shower, walk in       • Down lights and 9 foot ceilings
                                         robes, ceiling fan and balcony          • Alfresco outdoor living area with
                                      • Formal lounge, Floating boards             deck and ceiling fan
                                      • Upstairs theatre room                    • Patio
                                      • Open plan kitchen/family and meals       • All established front and rear gardens
                                      • Kitchen with stainless steel             • Double garage with remote
                                      appliances, dishwasher, splashback and     • Approx. 29.87 squares
                                      stone bench tops                           • Block approximately 375 m2
                                      • Powder room

                                                  LISA MORALES 0415 449 441
                                                                 OVERLOOK THE PARK
                                       Come and see this beautiful home proudly overlooking the local park and comfortably
 13 BEACON LANE                        positioned on a generous 406m2 parcel of land. Consisting of modern styling both
                                       inside and out but also providing a neat outdoors space featuring new café blinds and
                                       established trees for privacy. Call to book you time today.

                                      • 3 bedrooms plus study / lounge           • Ducted heating & evaporative cooling
                                      • Main with full ensuite & fitted WIR      • Floating timber flooring
                                      • Open living, family, meals               • Double lock up garage with remote
                                      • Modern kitchen with Stainless steel      • Great garden with outdoor living space
                                      appliances and Cesar stone bench top       • 406m2, 22sqʼs (2005) approx.

                                                 Troy van Trienen 0438 172 461

                                                               A LOVELY FAMILY HOME
   COBBLESTONE                         This terrific family home is spacious and practically designed for comfortable living.
                                       Well positioned just minutes from schools, transport and Town Centre Shops,
55 CLARENDON WYND                      restaurants and cafés. You wonʼt want to miss this one, call for inspection times
                                      • 4 bedrooms & a study                     • Ducted heating & evaporative cooling
                                      • Master with ensuite with double          • Double garage with remote, internal
                                         basins & walk in robe                      access & rear roller door access
                                      • Formal lounge & dining                   • Large pergola for outdoor living area
                                      • Rumpus/theatre room                      • Established front and rear gardens
                                      • Open plan kitchen/family & meals         • Approx. 28.73 squares
                                      • Dishwasher                               • Block approx. 513 m2
                                      • Alarm system

                                                  LISA MORALES 0415 449 441

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 CAROLINE SPRINGS                         7 Worthwent Lane                CAROLINE SPRINGS                            14 Croft Street

           Modern Beauty in desirable location                                         A Promise of a Fantastic Start

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Family sized with family flair this quality built 4 bedrooms family      Entertainer sparkles with luxury What’s your vision for a great

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living its impressive kitchen adjoining meals and family room,           stunning family and style. Beautifully appointed with stone top
spilling onto an outdoor under cover timber deck, huge master            bench & porcelain tiles. Comprising: 4 B/R, master with ensuite or

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bedrooms with wir and ensuite, plus double garage completes this         3B/R + Study. Formal & casual entertaining area, modern and up to
                                                                         date Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances. Front and back
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 CAROLINE SPRINGS Lot 471 Jamieson link                                    CAROLINE SPRINGS                          7 Otway Green

        Exclusive living with parallelled quality                                   Perfectly located and priced to Sell
          (Save on Stamp Duty - BUY NOW)                                 This magnificent 3 bedroom plus study home is in the perfect
Enjoy low maintenance luxury living in this brand new family             location close to parks, walkways and shopping center. Comprising:
residence. Comprising of formal lounge, 4 large bedrooms, open           entry hall, open plan and spacious lounge room adjacent to
plan entertaining area with adjoining alfresco area. Modern up to        meals/family room overlooking rear entertaining area. Other
date kitchen with stone top bench, S/Steel appliances, dishwasher,       features include well established gardens, double drive thru garage,
ducted heating, cooling and window furnishing's. Double garage,          ducted heating, air con, ensuite to master and a lot more...
front & back landscaped gardens. The home captures the lifestyle of      Inspections Highly recommended.
surrounding parkland's at your door. It's refined living as it's best.

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                                                   8390 7844                                                   4/240 Caroline Springs Blvd,
                                                                                                                Caroline Springs, Vic. 3023
Shop 38 13-19 Lake Street CS Square
Phone 9363 1455 Fax 9363 1411
Email: carolinesprings@ypa.com.au

                                    FOR SALE
                                         12 Cooinda Close

                                                   3 Bed + Study
                                                    2 Bathroom
                                                     2 Garage
                                                   Approx 640m2
                                                     Dee Nguyen - 0404 816 663
                                                    Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698

             37 Strickland Cres                                 69 Arbour Blvd
                 BURNSIDE                                     BURNSIDE HEIGHTS

    4 Bedrooms                                       4 Bed + Study
    2 Bathrooms                                       2 Bathrooms
      2 Garage                                          2 Garage
   Approx 524m2                                      Approx 574m2
   Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698                      Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698
  Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989                      Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989
 Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649                    Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649
Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872                  Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872

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Shop 38 13-19 Lake Street CS Square
Phone 9363 1455 Fax 9363 1411
Email: carolinesprings@ypa.com.au

                                    FOR SALE
            6 Blaxland Street                                 12 Clementson Drive
           BURNSIDE HEIGHTS                                   CAROLINE SPRINGS

   4 Bedrooms                                        4 Bed + Study
   2 Bathrooms                                        3 Bathrooms
     2 Garage                                           2 Garage
  Approx 450m2                                       Approx 600m2
   Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698                      Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698
  Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989                      Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989
 Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649                    Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649
Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872                  Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872

             9 Cleland Way                                     3 Calthorpe Green
           CAROLINE SPRINGS                                   CAROLINE SPRINGS

    3 Bedrooms                                       3 Bed + Study
    2 Bathrooms                                       2 Bathrooms
      1 Garage                                          2 Garage
   Approx 400m2                                      Approx 527m2
   Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698                      Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698
  Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989                      Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989
 Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649                    Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649
Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872                  Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872

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Shop 38 13-19 Lake Street CS Square
Phone 9363 1455 Fax 9363 1411
Email: carolinesprings@ypa.com.au

                                    FOR SALE
            2 Caves Lane                                        12 Cleland Way
          CAROLINE SPRINGS                                    CAROLINE SPRINGS

   5 Bedrooms                                         3 Bedrooms
   2 Bathrooms                                        2 Bathrooms
     2 Garage                                           1 Garage
  Approx 450m2                                       Approx 374m2
   Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698                      Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698
  Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989                      Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989
 Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649                    Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649
Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872                  Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872

            9 Dobell Crescent                                  7 Patterson Close
           CAROLINE SPRINGS                                   CAROLINE SPRINGS

   3 Bed + Study                                      4 Bedrooms
    2 Bathrooms                                       2 Bathrooms
      2 Garage                                          1 Garage
   Approx 750m2                                      Approx 350m2
   Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698                      Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698
  Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989                      Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989
 Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649                    Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649
Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872                  Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872

                                      Our Service Will Move You
Shop 38 13-19 Lake Street CS Square
Phone 9363 1455 Fax 9363 1411
Email: carolinesprings@ypa.com.au

                                    FOR SALE
              38 Clayton Street                               1 Gracefield Court
             SUNSHINE NORTH                                  HOPPERS CROSSING

   2 Bedrooms                                          3 Bedrooms
   1 Bathrooms                                         1 Bathrooms
                                                         2 Garage
  Approx 550m2                                        Approx 1250m2
   Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698                      Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698
  Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989                      Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989
 Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649                    Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649
Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872                  Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872

                5 Jennifer Court                                 12 Westbury Street
                   DERRIMUT                                          CAIRNLEA

   3 Bed + Study                                       3 Bedrooms
    2 Bathrooms                                        2 Bathrooms
      2 Garage                                           1 Garage
   Approx 544m2                                       Approx 376m2
   Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698                       Alex Hlebnikov - 0414 699 698
  Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989                       Renee Darmanin - 0414 496 989
 Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649                     Jessica Tchongue - 0449 256 649
Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872                   Alexander Wannouch - 0404 969 872

                                      Our Service Will Move You
Shop 38 13-19 Lake Street CS Square
Phone 9363 1455 Fax 9363 1411
Email: carolinesprings@ypa.com.au

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