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         MISSION’S OPEN DAY                                                              The New Kid on the                      BE A PART OF A NEW
                                                                                         Block is KEAN!                          WEIGHT LOSS TRIAL
             IN HORNSBY                                                                  Welcome to Matt Kean the                IN BEROWRA
                                                  Story & photo by Mick Gallagher        new State Member                        A pre-commercial trial of
The Mission Australia (M.A.) ‘Open Day 2011’ was held at Hornsby on                      for Hornsby.                            an exciting new weight loss
Tuesday 15 March to highlight its services for children, families and young              It was an                               program is about to begin in
people across the region.                                                                interesting                             Berowra.
“The aim of the Open Day is to de-mystify the services M.A offers to the                 election for                            With more than 60% of the
community so that local families and young people can be aware that there                the Hornsby                             Australian population now
is somewhere they can turn to if they need help,” said Nicola Hensler,                   electorate. With                        overweight, the ongoing Obesity
Clifton Adolescent and Family Support Service (CAFS) Manager.                            the resignation                         Crisis is proof that exercise and
CAFS is one of 3 services provided by MA Hornsby and offers counselling,                 of standing                             diets cannot cure the problem.
groups and support for young people aged 12-24, and their families.                      Liberal member of nine years Judy       What is going on?
The two other services provided are: Hornsby-Waitara Community Hub                       Hopwood, Matt Kean was aware            This 9 week program is based on
(HWCH) which helps families with children under age 8, and Hornsby                       that he had some sizeable shoes         the very latest scientific research
Youth Connections (HYC) which helps young people aged 11-19 to                           to fill and that the election wasn’t     that, for the very first time, cuts to
successfully navigate the often difficult path from school to work or further             necessarily going to be a ‘shoe         the absolute biochemical core of
education or training.                                                                   in’. And with the groundswell of        the problem.
Also attending the event were the retiring State MP for Hornsby Judy                     movement away from Labor, there         The first session is FREE, and
Hopwood, Federal MP for Berowra Philip Ruddock, and Hornsby Shire                        were voters needing somewhere           before the night is out you will have
Councillor Dilip Chopra.                                                                 to go. High profile Independent          the answer. Then, for a NOMINAL
The Hornsby office is located at 1 Coronation St, above the post office.                   hopeful in the form of Mayor Nick       FEE, sign up as a ‘skinny’ pig for
Entry from Pacific Hwy. For further info’ phone 9482 1366 or visit www.                   Berman captured many of these           the full lifestyle adjusting course.
missionaustralia.com.au                                                                  votes and made the final counting        There is nothing to buy, no
Front Cover Photo: L-R: Laura Glasby (CAFS), Kellie Campbell                             on election day an intriguing read.     ongoing expense, nothing to
(Thornleigh), Ed Feuerstein (HYC), James Fry & Dave Hayes (Berowra),                                                             take, and minimal exercise.
Craig Westall (HYC), Nicola Hensler (CAFS), Meegan Harper (HYC),                         First Preference Votes                  You will lose weight, eat as much
Evelyn Tadros (M.A.), Jeni Hayes (Berowra), Alvin Afeavin (HYC), & Deb                   BERMAN (IND) 23.1% (8,164 votes)        as you like and feel great - possibly
Walton (Thornleigh) @ Hornsby Mission Australia Open Day.                                GALLAGHER (IND) 3.8% (1.330 votes)      much better than you have ever felt
                                                                                         WRIGHT-TURNER (THE GREENS)              in your life.
Family history                           The workshop costs $5 per person.               11.2% (3,975 votes)                     Results begin to show in 2 weeks.
workshop at                              Bookings are essential. Council’s
                                         family history talks always book out
                                                                                         THEW (CDP) 3.1% (1,097 votes)
                                                                                         KEAN (LIBERAL) 48.7% (17,240 votes)
                                                                                                                                 Bookings are essential.
                                                                                                                                 See our advertisement Healthy Living
Hornsby Library                          well in advance. Hornsby Library                CAR (ALP) 10.1% (3,569 votes)           page 9.
 Find out about a recently improved      is five minutes walk from Hornsby
    online family history website,       Station.                                        Total Formal Votes: 35,375
     familysearch.org, which             To find out more and reserve your                Informal: 966                               HORNSBY PET
    has one of the world’s largest
collections of family trees and many
                                         spot, call 9847 6614 or visit www.
                                         hornsby.nsw.gov.au/library.                     Two Party Preferred:
        genealogy resources.                                                             BERMAN (IND) 38.6% (14,169)                   CLOSURE
Genealogist Allan Murrin will visit                                                      KEAN (LIBERAL) 61.4% (22,559)
Hornsby Library on Wednesday                 Be the First With Your                                                                   If anyone has contact
13 April at 6.30pm to discuss the              Bush Tele News!                           Now it will be interesting to watch        details for Vicki or Adam
features of the new website.                                                             for the materialisation of all the             of the Hornsby Pet
Murrin is an experienced family                READ US ONLINE                            improvements in the Hornsby               Warehouse, please email
history researcher and a member               EVERY WEDNESDAY                            Electorate that residents have for so          this information to
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Genealogists.                                                                                                                       or phone 02 9456 2880.

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3RD ANNUAL LIFELINE                                                                                                                               ANOTHER
BOOK FAIR                                                                                                                                         HISTORIC
@ THORNLEIGH                                                                                                                                    ADDITION FROM
The third annual Book Fair for Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury                                                                                          THE ISLAND
will be held on the weekend of April 16th & 17th April at the
Thornleigh Community Centre. All money raised will go to assist
There will be a great array of over 40,000 books with over 40
different categories set out on display with all books individually
Fiction readers will have a choice of over 10,000 books. Romance
and Sci-Fi enthusiasts as well as lovers of old favourites, will also
discover plenty to choose from.
Other categories where the quantity and specialty of books will
astound include History, Military, Transport, Cookery, Biography,
Sport and Travel. There will also be CDs, DVDs and Sheet Music
available at this fair
In the Rare & Collectibles sections there is a first edition (1929)
of “The Maracot Deep and other stories” by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Also there is a first edition (1931) of “Prospecting for Gold” by Ion
L. Idriess and many more interesting titles for the avid collector.
The Children’s section includes books for toddlers through to
teens.                                                                                                                                                                     Ghost
                                                                                                                                               Following the success of A Ghost,
There are many books from the 50’s and 60’s including Enid                                                                                     a Murder & Other Dangar Tales,
Blyton (the Five series Books) and Emily Montgomery (Anne                                                                                      local author and historian Ann
of Green Gables series) available as well as a very extensive                                                                                  Howard is publishing Ten Dry Pies
collection of Art books as well as architecture, photography,                                                                                  & Other Dangar Tales.
theatre and film.                                                                                                                               History buffs are welcome to the
The friendly Lifeline volunteer team looks forward to seeing you at                                                                            launch on May 14th on Dangar
this popular annual Book Fair at Thornleigh.                                                                                                   Island.
Further details: tel 9498 8805 or www.lifeline-h2h.org.au                                                                                      Ring Ann for details 9955 2074, or
VENUE: Thornleigh Community Centre                                                                                                             E: annhoward@ozemail.com.au.
Cnr Phyllis & Central Ave
Thornleigh                                                                                                                                     Win a Copy!
DATES: Saturday April 16th & Sunday April 17th                                                                                                 Ann has a prize signed copy to give
TIMES: 9 am to 5 pm both days                                                                                                                  to the first reader who offers a good
                                                                                                                                               reason why they should have it!

Berowra Garden Club Members                                             get around!
Members of the club enjoyed an            had ideas dispelled which we had                     also the guest speakers, so if there
excursion to Bunnings at Belrose in       thought were good ideas!                             are any readers out there wishing
March. Bunnings provided morning              Warragamba Catchment Area                        to speak on garden related topics
tea and gave a really enlightening        should have been constructed in the                  please contact her on 9456 2070
talk and demonstration of many new         Turramurra or Cronulla area where                   or 9456 2483.
lightweight gardening tools. Many had      rainfall is the highest in the Sydney               The executive committee was
lithium batteries - a much safer option                    region.                             voted in for this year and included
than trailing power leads - and were      Sydney water is the best - so get                    Bronwyn Dobeson as Vice
so easy to use. Some garden lighting      drinking!                                            President and Pam Naylon as
ideas were also given before members      Consumers are now far more aware in                  Publicity.
were escorted around the gardening        saving water because of the drought
section to see a wide variety of plants   conditions experienced for many years.               Photo right: Berowra Garden
and have questions answered.              Although the population has increased                Club’s executive committee - Pat
The guest speaker at the March            in Sydney since the 1970’s water                     Raisin, Secretary; Michael Lush,
monthly meeting was from Sydney           consumption hasn’t.                                  Treasurer; Pauline Holbrook,
Water. We all learnt many facts and       Pam Naylon organises excursions and                  President.



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                                                                                                            Clean/maintaining gutters and
                                                                            REAL ESTATE                     downpipes;
                                                                                                            Ensuring all water pipes are

 DIAL-A-MUM                                                                                                 functioning and there are no leaks
                                                                                                            or cracks;
                                                                                                            Making sure your property is safe
 TELEPHONE SUPPORT                                                                                          to live in;
                                                                                                            Any overhanging branches are
 HELPLINE ~ 9477 6777                                                                                       removed;
                                                                                                            Checking fences are well
 With Mothers Day approaching we are reminded of the                                                        maintained and secure. Check
 importance of a “Mothers Love” no matter what age we are.                                                  with other neighbouring property
 Most of us have had the input of a wise and loving mother and                                              owners if there is a shared fence or
 know what a difference words of kindness and concern can                                                   boundary as often the repair/cost is
 make.                                                                                                      a joint responsibility;
 Dial-A- Mum is an Organisation made up of Mothers who have                                                 Checking for cracked pavers or
 helped many members of our community. It was started over                                                  floor tiles which could pose a legal
 30 years ago in 1979 by a Dr Paul Finlayson, a well loved
 psychiatrist and his wife Wendy, a psychiatric nurse who saw
                                                                          ASK THE EXPERT                    issue if a tenant trips and injures
                                                                                                            themselves; and
 the benefit of a volunteer telephone support line for those in          What maintenance                    Checking the roof tiles and
 need of a listening ear and motherly concern.                          checks should be carried functioning and fixing and loose or
 It is a non profit volunteer organisation                               our on my investment                broken tiles, broken ridge capping
 “Our callers are people of all age groups from children to the         property?                           or loose flashing (rotting or water
 elderly,” said Dial-A-Mum President, Georgie Wallace. “ A lot          Weather certainly plays havoc in    damage eaves can lead to mould
 of the calls are from people suffering from loneliness, isolation      most areas. Whether it is flooding, issues).
 depression or just needing someone to talk to when problems            cyclones, gusty winds or all three,
 get too much to bear. “                                                it pays to check that your property
 “Problems such as domestic violence, conflict with teenagers,           can weather the storm, so to speak.       If you would like a free
 anger over work related matters are typical of our calls,” said        Any repairs or damages should be      Market Appraisal or require
 Georgie. “Others are of a lighter nature such as in the call           carried out promptly before they       any information regarding
 from a young boy wanting to know how to get a stain out of the         become a serious issue or cause          the management of your
 carpet before his mother came home or the woman who rang               danger to your tenants.                  investment please don’t
 to tell us she’d bought a new pair of shoes – she obviously had        Remember that you are                    hesitate to contact Suzie
 no one else to share her news with.”                                   responsible for:                     Stone from Laing + Simmons
 If you feel as though you’d like to speak to a caring mum              Ensuring all repairs and              on 9477 3500 or by email at
 please call …                                                          maintenance are carried out in a       suzies@lshornsby.com.au
 Or if you’d like to train to be a Dial A Mum Telephone Support         timely manner;
 Volunteer please ring 9477 6777
 Dial-A-Mum Inc Helpline Number (02) 9477 6777

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As I leave the wonderful role I have thoroughly enjoyed              ASQUITH BOWLING &
over the past nine years – the elected NSW Parliament                RECREATION CLUB LTD
Member for Hornsby - I do so with a feeling that the main                                                                                                        Ph: 9477 1364
aim I set myself has been achieved – that of working with            THURS 7TH APRIL                                           pick-ups – Berowra, surrounding areas. Free
local residents as a real part of all the components that            THE BUSH TELEGRAPH WEEKLY OUT                             to elderly residents. Ph Marie 9456 3344.
make up our community.                                                                   TODAY!                                Pennant Hills View Club meets for lunch
Together, we have realised a great many achievements                 Probus Club of Berowra meets                              Pennant Hills Golf Club, 11am. speaker:
                                                                     10am Uniting Church, Alan Rd, Berowra                     Lindsay May “Sydney – Hobart Yacht Race”.
and I have truly felt like one of the cogs that make the
                                                                     Hts. Speaker, great morning tea. Visitors                 Visitors welcome. Book: 9484 4651.
community cohesive. Thank you to everyone for giving
                                                                     welcomed. Enq: Gabe Lomas 9456 4775                       Women’s Interfaith Sharing (Hornsby).
me the honour of representing you and for accepting me               The Embroiderer’s Guild NSW Inc., Mt                      “Is there Life after Death” 7.30pm, CWA
and my family into your lives.                                       Colah meet Senior Citizens Room, Lords Ave                Rooms, Hornsby. Enq: Julie 0402 048147 or
There have been numerous, too many to list, smaller                  Asquith noon. Enq: Jean 9987 1252.                        interfaithwish@gmail.com
steps forward with regard to issues raised with me over              Busy Bee Craft Group, Mt Colah Uniting                    WED 13TH APRIL
the years. There have been significantly large gains too,             Church, Amaroo Ave, 9.30am-12.30pm. Ph                         Deadline for the Bush Telegraph
however I, and my staff, treated every matter presented              Dianne 9457 9511                                                       Weekly out 21 April
to us as important as the person raising it believed it              Hawkesbury River Writers meet 7pm                         The Hornsby Probus Club meets 10am,
was. The local community improvements have included                  Club in Kowan Rd, Mooney Mooney. All                      Hornsby Uniting Church Hall, 24 William
the following:                                                       genres, all experience. Visitors/new members              St. speakers, morning tea. Visitors & new
• At Hornsby Hospital a new Accident and Emergency                   welcome. Enq: Robert 0407 453 499                         members welcome. Enq: Don 9484 5558.
Department as well as new Maternity and Paediatric                   Small Friendly Creative Writing Group                     Hornsby Branch of the CWA meets CWA
wards, Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre (PECC) and                  seeking new members, meet 1st Thurs 10am-                 Rooms, Hornsby Park, Pacific Hwy, 10am.
                                                                     12 noon at Hornsby. Enq: Trish 9484 2182.                 Fusion Toy Library (café/playgroup/toy
new Mental Health Intensive Care Unit (MHICU)
                                                                     Asquith Mixed Probus Club meets at                        library), open 9.30am-12 noon, 5 Jersey St
• Hawkesbury River Railway Station stairs upgrade (we
                                                                     Asquith Bowling Club 10.15 for 10.30 start.               Hornsby. Enq: Belinda Wade 0412657492.
still need to add a lift at this station!)                           New members welcome. Enq: Barry Willick                   Bushwalks for Fun & Fitness – Twilight
• Sewerage connection at Brooklyn and Dangar Island                  0419 985 458                                              bushwalks, 6.30- 7.30pm. Enq: 0400 873 532
• New Substation at Galston plus upgrades of wiring                  FRI 8TH APRIL The Australian Plants                       or www.MyBushWalks.org
insulation as well as undergrounding                                 Society – North Shore meet 8pm Willow                     Wednesday Lunch Club, 11.30am,
• Construction of security fences at a number of schools             Park 25 Edgeworth David Ave, Hornsby.                     Berowra Community Health Centre,. Free
• Addition of dragon teeth as well as flashing lights at a            Speaker: Dennis Collins “Plant and Insect                 transport or more info call Marie 9456 3344.
number of school 40k zones                                           Interactions”. Enq: www.blandfordia.org.au                Helping Hands Across the Ages meet
• Widening of a section of New Line Road                             Friday Bingo 10am Berowra Community                       9.30am-2.30pm Asquith Leisure Centre, Lords
• BER infrastructure improvements at many schools                    Health Centre, Free transport or more info call           Ave. bring lunch, cost $5. Enq: 9456 5592
• Community Building Partnership grants for                          Sandra or Marie on 9456 3344.                             Over 55 Club meet 9am-12noon @ Berowra
infrastructure at a number of locations including PCYC               SAT 9TH APRIL Bushwalks for Fun &                         Community Centre Enq: Alan Foody 9457
                                                                     Fitness – 7.30-9.30am. Enq: 0400 873 532                  0627
                                                                     or www.MyBushWalks.org                                    SAHAJA YOGA Free Meditation Willow Park
• Upgrade (Clearways) of two railway stations – Hornsby
                                                                     MON 11TH APRIL Social Dance Group                         Community Centre, Hornsby, 7.30pm. Enq: Jo
and Berowra                                                          learn modern & old time dances, partner not               9476 3323(PM) or 1300 724 252.
• Replacement of aged water pipes at various locations               necessary. Pennant Hills Community Centre,                THURS 14TH APRIL
• Upgrades of the Sewerage Treatment Works (STPs)                    7.30pm 1st night free. Enq: Felicity 9456 2860                  THE BUSH TELE OUT TODAY!
• New railway car park at Berowra                                    Hornsby Art Society – Colina Grant talk                   Aglow Australia – Hornsby meeting 7pm,
• Traffic lights at Mount Colah intersection intersections -          & demonstration on the art of pastels. 208                Hornsby RSL Club. Entrance $10.
Excelsior Road and Pacific Highway and improvement of                 Pacific Hwy, Hornsby. $5 visitors, $3 members.             Dementia Carers Support Group,
lights at Yirra Road and Pacific Highway                              Enq: www.hornsbyartsociety.com.au                         2.30pm, Berowra Community Health Centre,
Gains, promised, about to be implemented:                            “Affairs of Interest” 2011, Balcony                       Enq: Marie Brooks 9456 3344
• New Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit about to               Room, Berowra Community Centre, 10am-12.                  Berowra Toastmasters Club meet
be constructed at Hornsby Hospital                                   Heather Bentley on “A Taste of Persia”                    7.15pm, Meeting Room, Berowra Community
                                                                     Monday Games, Berowra Community                           Centre. Enq: Ray 9456 3828.
                                                                     Health Centre, 123 Berowra Waters Rd,                     Berowra Garden Club meet Berowra
                                                                     Berowra Hts. Free transport and more info call            Community Health Centre, 7.30pm. Speaker:
                                                                     Sandra or Marie on 9456 3344.                             Mary Hackett, Heritage Haven on herbs. Enq:
                                                                     North Shore Networking group meet                         Pam 9456 2070.
                                                                     3pm, Café Florence, Hornsby for local
20,000 letterbox delivered every Thursday                            businesses. Enq: 0403 686 797.                             ASQUITH BOWLING CLUB RESTAURANT
Published online every Wednesday                                     TUES 12TH APRIL Hornsby &                                      Open 7 Days for Lunch & Dinner
Delivered to Waitara, Hornsby, Hornsby Hts, Asquith, Mt Colah,       Districts Amateur Radio Club informal                      Australian & Chinese Cuisine. Functions catered for.
Mt Kuring-gai, Berowra, Berowra Hts, Cowan, Brooklyn, Mooney         meeting, 8pm, Mt Colah Community Centre,                   $6.00 Pasta & Roast night each Wednesday from 6pm
Mooney, Cheero Point, Dangar Island, Riverboat Postman,              Pierre Close, http://www.hadarc.org.au                     $3 Sunday Roast when you buy a drink 5.30-7pm
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Berowra Waters and beyond.                                           Hornsby Snrs Tenpin Bowling Group                                ALL FUNCTIONS CATERED FOR
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and opinions appearing in The Bush Telegraph Weekly is entirely      Enq: Alan 9456 5592                                                           and Conferences.
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READ ONLINE: thebushtele.com                                         Lindsay Madew Unit)                                     member as well as the Boards to which I have made
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CONTACT US: The Bush Tele Shop, Marketplace Shopping                 of the ward/operating theatre complexes at Hornsby      This is not goodbye but a change in direction.
Centre 19 Turner Rd Berowra Hts NSW 2082.                            Hospital                                                The Hornsby Electorate is a wonderful place in which
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www.thebushtele.com          Ph: 02 9456 2880                        • Rehabilitation of the old heritage Brooklyn Bridge    in activities that ensure everyone gains. A working
COPYRIGHT: Stories, artwork and photographs appearing in The         • Fast-tracking of sewerage connection in Cowan and     partnership is the only way to ensure that an area
Bush Telegraph Weekly are subject to copyright and may not be        Galston                                                 receives all the services it needs and deserves.
reprinted in any media without written permission of The Bushland    I send my successor every good wish for continued       Judy Hopwood, Mt Colah
Shire Telegraph Pty Ltd.             Kathie Comb, Managing Editor.
                                                                     achievements for the local community. I plan to stay

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 BUSH TELE LETTERS                           Dear Bush Tele,                                   dog that enters our property.                  HEADLIONS
                                             After the NSW ALP Government’s                    Also this is a heads up to other
Dear Bush Tele,                              election annihilation over the                    rabbit owners.                           World Water Day 2011
On 1st April 2010 a letter from Cr           election weekend, there are still                 C. Charlton, received online             Lions Providing Clean Water in
Mick Smart appeared in The Bush              some (ex) Labor politicians who are                                                        Japan and Around the World:
Telegraph Weekly, it stated in               still in denial. Joe Tripodi blames the                                                    The United Nations designates
paragraph 8:-                                debacle on the media and refuses                  Dear Bush Tele,                          March 22 as World Water Day to
‘For the record, the $312,000 that           to admit to any blame. It is also a               In the past few weeks there has          highlight global safe water and
was raised for the pool is currently         pity that honest Labor members                    been a lot of talk about the council     sanitation issues around the world.
invested in 120 Berowra Waters               such as Steve Whan (Monaro) have                  with a number of issues like the         Berowra Lions join a diverse
Road that has a 5 lot subdivision            lost their seats, whilst members like             closure of the Hornsby swimming          coalition of water, sanitation,
approval. When it is sold or                 Noreen Hay (Wollongong) are still                 pool and the replacement of the          hygiene and health organizations
developed those funds (estimated             there.                                            footbridge to the rail way station in    taking part in World Water Day
to be around 1 million after costs)          On the local level, the result for                Florence Street.                         2011.
are to stay within Berowra and may           Labor in Hornsby, despite being                   The individuals that we should           Lions in Japan are working to
not be spent on normal expenses’.            a safe Liberal seat continued the                 be looking to lay the blame on for       provide clean water to victims of the
I know Berowra residents who                 bleed of support from the 2007                    these issues isn’t the state Govt        earthquake and tsunami. But, clean
were involved in fund raising                result and is now around the 10                   as many in the council would lead        water is also a matter of life and
activities to build a pool in Berowra.       percent level and is an absolute                  you to believe, but the councillors      death in many other communities.
I understand that some grants were           disaster. The result is no doubt due              themselves.                              Our members are making a
obtained from the state government           to losing voters who have supported               In 2006-2007 fiscal years Hornsby         difference in the worldwide water
for the Berowra Pool, and that when          the Party for many years. The                     council made 76 million dollars from     crisis by installing water purification
Mick Gallagher was Hornsby Mayor             Greens scored around 13 percent                   section 94 developments: see link -      systems in schools in India,
he made certain that funds were set          which is the first time they have                  http://future.hornsby.nsw.gov.au/        constructing more than 1.3 million
aside for the Berowra Pool.                  outpolled Labor in Hornsby.                       test/planning-and-building/section-      latrines and providing thousands
The latest Hornsby Council Q                 Unless NSW Labor recognises the                   94-contributions                         of clean water wells through 148
& A document claims that no                  obvious reasons for the horrendous                This council has obviously not been      LCIF water projects. For more
money was raised by the Berowra              defeat and introduces real reforms,               spending its budgets correctly nor       information, www.berowralions.
community for a Berowra Pool.                return to the government benches                  made any additional cut backs            org.au
On page 15 of the document it                will be a long time coming.                       on non-essential spending and            Did you know?
states:-                                     Otherwise the current Tammany                     reducing staff during the Global         Since the opening of The Lions
‘What happened to the community              Hall politics of the NSW Branch                   Financial Crisis.                        Club of Berowra Op Shop
funds raised for the pool in                 will continue as normal. Branch                   It is not up to the rate payers of       nearly five years ago, we have
Berowra?                                     members are screaming for reform                  this community to be paying rate         donated over a quarter of a
Council has no record of receiving,          to upper house democratic pre-                    increases. It’s up the council to pull   million dollars from money
or of funds having been raised               selection changes which if agreed                 its head in, start making cut backs      raised. Recent donations have
by the community for a pool at               to will go a long way to rid the party            in all non essential spending and        included $14,000 to the NSW, QLD
Berowra.’                                    of the “mates” system which has                   better manage its financial budgets.      and VIC Flood Appeal and $10,000
Where has the money gone?                    bred corruption for many years.                   It has been suggested by former          to the Christchurch Earthquake
Were you ever involved in fund               In the meantime all the “own goals”               correspondents that privately            Appeal. We also contribut to the
raising for a Berowra Pool? Let us           kicked by the ex-Labor Government                 owned unit buildings should open         Lions International Foundation to
know.                                        over the previous 4 years or so                   up their pools for the public to         provide help for Japan, Haiti and
Ailie, received online                       has given the incoming O’Farrell                  use. No way would I want the             more. For more information visit our
                                             Government at least two terms, or                 public in my building putting extra      website at www.berowralions.org.au
Dear Bush Tele,                              perhaps longer if the ALP refuses                 wear and tear on our lifts - not         Want to be involved?
I would like to respond to                   real reform.                                      mention the insurance risks it poses     The Lions Club of Berowra
Heather, Berowra who                         Richard Slater, Berowra Heights                   to them being non residents or           welcomes new members 18 years
placed a thank you letter in                                                                   commissioned workers.                    & over who would like to help with
TBTW Thursday, March 24,                     Dear Bush Tele,                                   This is not an issue for private         our projects, as well as enjoying
2011.                                        Do you know where your dog is?                    residents to open up their doors to      the social aspects of being a Lion
I’m proud to advise Heather                  On Friday night (25th March)                      make up for the short falls from an      and meeting new people. For
that the young fellow who came               someone’s dog came onto our                       inadequate council.                      more information on Lions, contact
to her aid with her dogs last                property (in Goodwyn Road                         M. Tulk, received online                 Colin Hunter on 9456 1121 (Email:
Wednesday morning was my                     Berowra) & managed to get into                                                             president@berowralions.org.au).
son, Tom.                                    one of our rabbit hutches, drag our
Your kind words of gratitude                 breeder out, kill it, then just leave it
were greatly appreciated. It                 in the middle of the back lawn.
made his day.                                Keep your dogs under control!
Janelle Ralph, Berowra                       We will not be held responsible for
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                                                                                                VMAX COMES
                                                                                                TO HORNSBY
                                                                                                Vmax has come to Greater
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                                                                                                This exciting cinema format offers
                                                                                                customers a maximum impact,
                                                                                                high quality movie experience with
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                                                                                                Vmax auditoriums feature stadium
Pool opens to                                                                                   seating with giant state-of-the-
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                                                                                                art silver screens capable of
GENERAL PUBLIC                                                                                  showing the latest in digital 3D film
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Story by Mick Gallagher                                                                         product as well as all the hottest
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                                                                                                blockbusters. The seats have been
                                                                                                                                         As you probably can tell I have been
I joined in with other local swimmers at the Aquabliss pool at Thornleigh                       exclusively designed to provide
                                                                                                                                         exploring my options in terms of
7-8:30am on Tuesday 29 March 2011, for its official opening to the                              additional comfort through extra
                                                                                                                                         replacing one of our cars. We tend to
general public for adult swimmers and splashers.                                                seat space, contoured high backs,
                                                                                                                                         keep our cars for a long time and so
The private pool is normally only open for ‘Learn to Swim’, fitness & training                  tables and double the amount of
                                                                                                                                         I always like to think carefully before
squads, and lap swimmers.                                                                       leg room.
                                                                                                                                         I make a final decision. There are so
“With the closure of Hornsby pool many residents are seeking alternatives for                   The first feature films to take full
                                                                                                                                         many types of car on the market and
their swimming needs and we are happy to open earlier for adult swimmers                        advantage of the complete Vmax
                                                                                                                                         there are so many optional extras to
7-8:30am, before our learn to swim classes for pre schoolers start at 8:30am,”                  experience at Greater Union
                                                                                                                                         consider as well.
said pool supervisor Wendy Macpherson of Thornleigh.                                            Cinemas Hornsby is Sucker Punch,
                                                                                                                                         When I bought my first car the only
For a trial the pool will be open to the general public (adults only) on                        Rio 3D, Justin Bieber, releasing
                                                                                                                                         real options I thought about were the
Wednesdays 7-8:30am.                                                                            April 7, followed by a strong slate
                                                                                                                                         colour, the fact that it had 4 wheels
“Let’s keep it open by getting a few more for a swim. Let’s see you there on                    of product throughout the year
                                                                                                                                         and how many doors it had. As I have
Wednesdays,” said Judy McFadden of Mt Colah, who initiated the opening.                         including Fast And Furious 5 and the
                                                                                                                                         gotten older (and hopefully wiser) my
“For those that want to, we then go for a social cuppa after the swim,” added                   highly anticipated 3D blockbuster
                                                                                                                                         list has grown somewhat and I expect
Joseph Jee of Hornsby Heights.                                                                  Thor.
                                                                                                                                         more out of a car – I think about
The Aquabliss pool is located at 17 Sefton Rd Thornleigh in the industrial area.
                                                                                                                                         safety features and creature comforts
It is accessible through the North Shore Timber & Hardware car park. Go up
the ramp to the right and park on top outside the Aquabliss pool/Action Indoor                  THE MARRIAGE                             come into the equation as well. But
                                                                                                                                         something happened this morning
Sports Centre complex.
Cost is $5.50 per visit or $48 for a ten visit pass. Includes hot showers.
                                                                                                COURSE                                   that made me think about my list yet
                                                                                                St Luke’s Anglican Church at             again.
For further info’ phone 9484 8008 or visit www.aquabliss.com.au
                                                                                                Hornsby Heights will be running          As I was parked on the side of the
Photo: L-R: Mick Gallagher & Judy McFadden (Mt Colah), Margaret Murphy (Hornsby) Joseph
Taebong Jee & Leonie Kemp (Hornsby Heights) @ Aquabliss pool, Thornleigh.                       “The Marriage Course” in second          road I watched as a garage door
Photo by Wendy Macpherson of Thornleigh.                                                        term. This is a seven week tune-up       opened revealing a very nice car
                                                                                                for any relationship, married or         hidden within but then something
                                                                                                unmarried, strong or struggling.         more took my eye. The back door
                                                                                                Each session starts with a romantic      of the SUV opened automatically
                                                                                                meal for two and there is plenty         and the kids of the family piled their
                                                                                                of time for couple discussions.          school bags inside. The mother then
                                                                                                The course is $20 for the full 7         pressed a button on her remote
                                                                                                weeks and starts on the evening of       control and the back door just closed
                                                                                                Wednesday 4 May.                         at her command. Now this might not
                                                                                                Enq: Christopher Pears                   be anything amazing to you but I think
                                                                                                9477 3140 or email                       that it has made it on my new list. If
                                                                                                minister@stlukeschurch.com.au.           you are going to have a car I reckon
                                                                                                This is a community service initiative   you should have one with the most
                                                                                                of St Luke’s Hornsby Heights.            gadgets you can. If it is available and
                                                                                                                                         if you can afford it, then why not?
                                                                                                                                         When it comes to life, I want the best
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*ELECTRICALS         *PLANS            ANTENNA INSTALLER Domestic, Satellite and                                         * Excavation
                                                       MATV systems.
     J. Rosser      LicNo.17899C                                                                                         * Drip Irrigation
                                               Ph: 0435 713 790
 9457 8742 Mob 0418 204 197                darrenthesparky@optusnet.com.au                                                Ph: Paul         0412 337 307                                      PROMPT RELIABLE SERVICE
        CABINET MAKING                                                                                                               MECHANICAL
                                           Millington                                                                    All Mechanical Repairs                                              Scott & Sons Plumbers
                                          ELECTRICAL                                                                                                                                           Plumbing, Drainage & Gasfitting
                                                  Solar Panels                                                              Rego’s while you wait                                              Blocked Drains
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Lic. No:
                                            Power Points, Lighting,                                                         Courtesy cars, pick up and                                         Hot Water Heaters                               141840c

                                           Phone, Data, TV Cabling                                                          drop off service                                                   CCTV - Water Jetter
                                        Ceiling Fans, Smoke Detectors,
                                         House Rewire, Switchboards                                                                                                                            Domestic, Commerical Industrial
                                       STUART: 0420 666 781
                                                                                                                                   PAUL CAMERON AUTOMOTIVE   PTY LTD
                                                                                                                                                                                               24 hrs - 7 days 9482 9199
                                                                Lic. 191933c                                             6-8 Berowra Waters Rd Berowra                 9456-1243             email: service@scottandsons.com.au

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                                          IT’S FOOTY                                                               Campaign for
                                          SEASON!                                                                  CREEK
                                          It was ‘Game On’ but someone turned the ‘Weather On’
                                          instead …
                                                                                   ed                              Your role in the
                                          The Wallabies were recently all set for a great season launch with       Hornsby Creek
                                          the ‘Our House’ theme but, unfortunately the weather claimed ‘Our
                                          House’ first.                                                            Catchment
          ROOFING                         Warrina Street Oval, heartland of the Berowra Wallabies, was set
                                                                                                                   Everyone has a part to play in
                                          to go with jumping castle, mini league games, BBQ and all sorts of
                                                                                                                   achieving local sustainability
                                          attractions but, things didn’t go as planned when the area recorded
                                          unprecedented rainfall over the planned weekend.                         outcomes where we live, work
                                          Anyway, that’s in the past now. Stay tuned for another Family Fun        and play. Reducing impacts on
                                          day that will be planned in the near future as a Welcome to Rugby        the local environment depends
                                          League at Berowra.                                                       on every person considering
                                          In the mean time, Trial Games were played by the boys against            the impacts of their actions on
                                          some stiff competition on the Central Coast, an extremely strong         the local environment. Council
                                          league area but, the boys gave it their all with some very convincing    is responsible for controlling
                                          wins from most of the junior teams. Again, the weather played a          and maintaining open spaces,
                                          major role on the day but in the end the boys relished the roll in the   stormwater systems, roads and
            TILING                        mud … as you do when you’re a Wallaby.                                   the public domain. However, it
                                          Now that the season has officially started be sure to come along         is everyone’s responsibility to
                                          to Warrina Oval when you see the banners hung high at the                reduce the amount of rubbish
                                          roundabout and cheer on your local boys from the U6’s to the             and pollution that is entering the
                                          U15’s on a Saturday and the Big Boys on the Sunday.                      environment.
                                          There’s nothing better than being up and close when the big and          Hornsby Creek flows through
                                          little boys clash in the “Greatest Game of All”.                         (under) the Hornsby CBD and
                                          See you at the game!                                                     directly links our much loved and
                                          Cornel Arnold for the Mighty Wallabies                                   much used urban areas to the
                                                                                                                   natural environment, the national
                                                                                                                   park and the Hawkesbury River.
                                          A Clean Up Report                                                        Much of the creek is located in
                                                                                                                   stormwater pipes under the Hornsby
                                          A very productive day was had by all with over a tonne of
                                          rubbish removed from National Park lands at Gentleman’s                  CBD remaining out of sight and
                                          Halt.                                                                    often out of mind. It is important to
                                          The sweat was provided by volunteers, National Parks, Hawkesbury         consider that what we do in the CBD
                                          Nepean Catchment Management Authority and Broken Bay Oysters.            and our neighbourhood directly
                                           … As reported by John Stubbs who is the President of Broken Bay         impacts on the health of the creek
                                          Oysters                                                                  and on our natural environment.

                                                                                                                   Watch this space!
                                                                                                                   Over the coming weeks this space
             TYRES                                                                                                 will be filled with useful information
                                                                                                                   and tips about environmental issues
                                                                                                                   and how you can become involved
                                                                                                                   in looking after your creek.
                                                                                                                   For more information: Contact
                                                                                                                   Council’s Environment Customer
                                                                                                                   Service on (02) 9847 6853, or
                                                                                                                   visit www.hornsby.nsw.gov.au, for
                                                                                                                   more information on:
                                                                                                                   • Hornsby Creek Catchment
       WATER SYSTEMS                                                                                               • Your local Bushcare group
                                                                                                                   • How to identify weeds in your
                                                                                                                   • Free native plants
                                                                                                                   • Guided bushwalks or catchment

                                                GET YOUR MESSAGE                                                   If you have any needs or
                                                                                                                   questions on waste call Council’s

                                                    OUT THERE!                                                     Waste Hotline on
                                                                                                                   (02) 9847 4856 or email

                                              HAVE YOUR BROCHURES                                                  waste@hornsby.nsw.gov.au

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                                                 in dogs or cats. Helen White Dip.ACP
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social snippets                                                                                                                             BEROWRA
ALI DIFFEY IS                                                   FAMILY FESTIVAL                                                             CLUB
TURNING 21                                                      is on again!                                                                Is excited to announce that
                                                                                                                                            our NET SET GO PROGRAM
Happy Birthday Ali for 12th April                               It’s time again for the All Saints Waitara community festival.              is happening again and will
Hope you have a wonderful day and                               THIS YEAR IS BIGGER THAN EVER!                                              be commencing in Term 2 on
enjoy your party!!                                              There are plants, crafts, cakes, books, CDs, DVDs, jams, kids toy stall     Tuesday afternoons.
Lots of love                                                    & more!                                                                     REGISTRATION AND COME
Mum and Dad                                                     The kids can jump on the jumping castle and visit the animal farm           AND TRY DAY IS ON 3rd MAY
                                                                all day for just $6.                                                        2011, then the NET SET GO
                                                                There’s something for everyone - Kids crafts, games, café, and the BEST     PROGRAM WILL COMMENCE
                                                                FOOD FAIR IN WAITARA from Sri Lanka, Korea, Malaysia, China, BBQ            ON 10th MAY UNTIL 9th
                                                                and much more. Our food is famous for its international flavour.            AUGUST 2011
                                                                Bring the whole family!                                                     (Excluding school holidays).
                                                                When: Saturday April 9th 9am – 2pm                                          Time: 4.00pm to 5.00pm
                                                                Where: All Saints Waitara, 34 Palmerston Road, Waitara                      Place: Warrina Street netball
                                                                (Corner Burdett & Palmerston Rd)                                            courts, Berowra Heights.
                                                                Further info: Ph: 9489 4793 or                                              Net Set Go is Australia’s junior
                                                                www.waitara.anglican.asn.au                                                 netball program which is
                                                                SEE YOU THERE!                                                              developed for children (girls &
                                                                                                                                            boys) from the age of 5 years
                                                                                                                                            with the best possible learning
                                                                                                                                            and playing experience,
                                                                                                                                            enabling them to develop a
                                                                                                                                            positive introduction to netball,
                                                                                                                                            insuring enjoyment and
                                                                What do Plants and                                                          participation within the sport.
                                                                                                                                            The weekly program, which
In                                                              Insects Get Up To?                                                          is co-ordinated by accredited
                                                                                                                                            coaches, incorporates skill
                                                                The Australian Plants Society-North Shore Group will meet April
                                                                8th, 8 pm in the Willow Park Community Hall, 25 Edgeworth David
                                                                Avenue, Hornsby.
                                                                                                                                            activities, minor games and
                                                                                                                                            modified matches in a fun and
                                                                Dennis Collins will speak on “Plant and Insect Interactions”.               safe environment.
24.2.1981 - 5.4. 2010                                                                                                                       Cost is $35.00 which covers
                                                                Visitors welcome.
In Our Waking Thoughts And In                                                                                                               Netball NSW Insurance and a
                                                                Further information www.blandfordia.org.au
Our Dreams Your Free Spirit Is                                                                                                              free participant’s kit with netball
With Us Through Our Lives.                                                                                                                  equipment and great giveaways.
Love You Baby - Mum, Dad                                                                                                                    This program is being conducted
and Clare                                                                                                                                   by Michelle Rae who was
                                                                                                                                            Kuring-Gai Netball Association
                                                                                                                                            Club Coach of the Year in 2010.
                                                                                                                                            Michelle Rae Ph: 9456 7464
                                                                                                                                            Julie Goudie Ph: 9456 4664

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                                                                    Phone: 9489 7371                                                  School Holidays
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The Berowra Cricket Club (BCC) has just completed their most
successful season of their long and proud history with some
fantastic on field achievements. One of the highlights was their first
Senior Club Championship for 33 seasons. This is an incredible
all round result for Hornsby Ku-ring-gai & Hills Districts Association’s
(HK&HDCA) biggest senior club which fielded 12 senior teams.
The BCC would like to recognize           This project will be completed by
the generous support of their long        August this year in time for the
term sponsors which have been a           2011/12 cricket season.
big part of their recent success and      One final thanks to Kathie Comb
has allowed the club to offer their       and her team at The Bush Telegraph
members the cheapest playing fees in      Weekly who have been great
the Association.                          supporters of the Berowra Cricket
Berowra Village Tavern                    Club in recent seasons.
Paul Cameron;                             BCC PREMIERSHIPS FOR THE                  2010/11 BCC U/16s;
of Berowra Car Care                       2010/11 SEASON;                           BACK ROW; Greg Fiedler (Manager), Ray Talati, Albert Watts,
Bill Ireland of Karri Grove Estate        1. Winter Comp Division 7                 Nick Raymond, Brad Fiedler, Callum Birrell, Samuel Watts, Mathew McRobert
John Dowzard of SNAP Waitara              2. T20 B1 Grade (joint Premiers)          & Peter Watts (Coach).
The BCC would also like to thank              – BCC B1 Grade                        FRONT ROW; George Blackwood, Geordie Boyce, Alistair Watts,
two long term members of the              3. T20 Colts/C1 Grade –                   Sebastian Crago & Nick McMillan
HK&HDCA.                                     BCC Colts Maroon
Steve Wilson has run and developed        4. T20 C2/C3 Grade –
the HK&HDCA Senior Competitions              BCC Colts White
for the past 7 summers. Steve and         5. Sunday Competition –
his team have pioneered several new          BCC Sunday Soccer
important competitions including          6. A2 Grade – BCC A2 team
Colts Competition, Sunday 1               7. B1 Grade – BCC B1 team
day competition and senior T20            8. Colts U/19 Competition
competitions.                                 – BCC Colts Maroon
Bruce Kimberley has run the
                                          OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS;
HK&HDCA Junior competitions for
                                          Senior Club Championship (for
longer than most can remember.
                                          the first time since 1977/78)
Berowra now fields junior teams in
                                          Kimbo Cup Winners (BCC U/14s)
each age group and this season had
                                          Runners up (lost Final);
a record six U/9 teams, more than
                                          1. Winter Comp. Division 12
any other club.
                                          2. T20 D1 Grade
Bruce and Steve’s substantial efforts
                                          3. Sunday Comp. Maroon
have kept our Junior and Senior
                                          4. U/16s
competitions fair but competitive
                                          5. A1 Grade
which has allowed both the
HK&HDCA and its clubs to both grow        Semi Finalists;                           2010/11 BCC A Grade
and prosper during recent seasons.        1. B2 Grade                               BACK ROW; Richard Nash, Max Sleeman, James Gunther, Phil Reid, Grant
In addition to the BCC’s substantial      2. C1 Grade                               Reid, Cameron Roberts & Brad Fiedler.
on field success they also raised         3. D1 Grade                               FRONT ROW; Nathan Elder, Rick Dakic, Dave Steptoe, Doug Foster & Mick
considerable funds to replace the         4. D2 Grade                               Steptoe.
cricket nets at Berowra Public School.    5. Sunday Comp. White

OPERA BY                                  Some of the Opera and Musical
                                          Theatre favourites to be performed on
                                                                                    by Rotary, Galston and Pacific Opera,
                                                                                    what better way to spend the afternoon
THE LAKE                                  the day are exerts from Carmen, La
                                          Boheme, La Traviata and West Side
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                                                                                    and friends listening to the angelic
2011                                      Set up your picnic from 12 midday for
                                                                                    sounds of our upcoming opera stars”
                                                                                    - Nick Berman, Mayor of Hornsby
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