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     Vol 9. No. 5 OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2007
     www.brighton.tas.gov.au                                                                                                                                             newspaper@brighton.tas.gov.au


     A lesson in fun and games
     across the generation gap                                                                                                 Council
                                                                                                                               election
     AS part of their literacy
     and numeracy week cele-
     brations, Northern Sub-
     urbs Christian School in
     Bridgewater       held    a
     Grandparents Day to end
     a week of special learning
     events.




                                                                                                                               month
         Grandparents filled
     the school library and
     eagerly joined with the
     students      in    playing
     games.
         In one of the games,
     family groups spelt out
     words by shaping their
     bodies to form letters to                                                                                                 THE 2007 local govern-          ciation of Tasmania          Tuesday 16 to Friday 19
     the delight of the audi-                                                                                                  ment elections will be          (LGAT), in conjunction       October, with the poll
     ence, while students                                                                                                      held this month and             with the Local Govern-       closing at 10 am on Octo-
     guessed the words.                                                                                                        Brighton residents are          ment Office and the Tas-     ber 30.
         Grandparents were                                                                                                     encouraged to vote.             manian Electoral Com-           In this edition of
     then invited to recount                                                                                                      The statewide roll for       mission, ran a series of     Brighton      Community
     stories of the sorts of       Student Andrea Coppleman joins her four grandparents making word shapes using their         local government elec-          free information semi-       News, we have provided
     games they had played               bodies: Bernard and Shirley Packer, left, and Cliff Swan and Lorraine Ball.           tions closed on 20 Sep-         nars for people interested   editorial space for all can-
     when they were children.                                                                                                  tember.                         in standing for local gov-   didates for the Brighton
                                   were involved with activ-      in the education of their     archival book by the stu-
         There were wonderful      ities involving Roman          grandchildren,” she said.     dents as part of the litera-      You can check your           ernment.                     Council elections to make
     stories of whips and spin-    numerals, dominoes, aba-           “We have a wonderful      cy and numeracy activi-        status by phoning 13 23            Brighton this year
     ning tops and chariot                                                                                                                                                                  a statement about their
                                   cus and counting games.        school community and          ties.                          26 or going online at           will have five councillor
     races and entertaining                                                                                                    www.aec.gov.au.                 vacancies together with      aims and objectives.
                                       Senior teacher Miche-      it’s great that the chil-         Northern      Suburbs                                                                      Further information
     accounts of inventiveness     lene Tyson was delighted       dren can learn so much        Christian School is locat-        If you are currently on      vacancies for Mayor and
     when it came to making                                                                                                    the state electoral roll        Deputy Mayor.                about local government
                                   with the events of the         from their grandparents’      ed in Cobbs Hill Road,                                                                      elections is available at
     toys.                         week.                          experiences.”                 Bridgewater, with enrol-       you are automatically on           A notice of election
         Grandfather Neville                                                                                                   the local government roll       appeared in the Mercury      the Tasmanian Electoral
                                       “It was fantastic to see       The stories, games and    ments from kindergarten                                                                     Commission website at
     Steer amused the stu-         so many grandparents           events of the week are        to year six.                   for the council in which        newspaper on 15 Sep-
     dents when he told of how                                                                                                 your enrolled address is        tember, advising of elec-    www.electoral.tas.gov.au.
                                   taking an active interest      being compiled into an
     he would make a tight                                                                                                     located.                        tion dates and times.           The overview of all
     ball of newspapers and                                                                                                       Early in August the             Ballot papers will be     Brighton Council candi-
     wrap it with string to                                                                                                    Local Government Asso-          delivered to electors from   dates is on page 5.
     make a football to kick
     around with his mates.
         “When we were kids
     we couldn’t afford to buy a
                                                                                                                               Transport issue clarified
     football so, we had to make                                                                                               NOT-for-profit organisa-        structure Jim Cox said          He said the legislation
     our own fun,” he said.
                                                                                                                               tions using small passen-       the    legislation    and    also covered community-
         “We even played mar-
                                                                                                                               ger vehicles to provide         accompanying regula-         based programs where
     bles with cherry pips.”
         The students had a                                                                                                    transport for elderly or dis-   tions now in place would     volunteers provided driv-
     busy week that included                                                                                                   abled people have had           provide legal certainty to   ing instruction to learner
     a visit to local nursing                                                                                                  their legal obligations clar-   those organisations in       drivers to help them
     home St Anne’s, of Comp-                                                                                                  ified by legislation passed     terms of their obligations   obtain their 50 hours of
     ton Downs, where the res-                                                                                                 by State Parliament.            for operating passenger      supervised driving before
     idents taught the chil-                                                                                                       Minister for Infra-         transport services.          taking a driving test.
     dren to play card games
     and treated them to a
     special afternoon tea.                                                                                                                Free HARD & GREEN WASTE
         A maths afternoon
     was held where students                                                                                                                     Collection Service
                                                                  Neville Steer, with students, from left, Ben Smith, Joshua                               Tuesday 6 November 2007
                                                                     Greatbach and his granddaughter, Amelia Young.
                                                                                                                                Brighton Council is pleased to provide a free HARD &
                                                                                                                                GREEN WASTE collection service to help residents dispose of
                                                                                                                                unwanted items and green waste. This service is free for
                                                                                                                                residents who currently receive kerbside collection of rubbish.
                                                                                                                                How to get the hard/green waste collected:
                                                                                                                                 • Waste must be placed on the nature strip the night before.
                                                                                                                                 • Items must be able to be lifted safely by two men.
                                                                                                                                 • All hard waste items must not exceed 2 metres in length.
                                                                                                                                 • All items such as tree branches & cuttings must be tied in 20kg or less bundles
                                                                                                                                   and a maximum of 1.5m in length and 20cm in diameter.
                                                                                                                                 • Loose material must be bagged.
                                                                                                                                 • Tyres will be collected (a maximum of two to be placed out for collection).
                                                                                                                                 • Items such as rubble, soil, rocks and concrete will not be collected.
                                                                                                                                 • Commercial waste will not be collected.
                                                                                                                                  • HARD WASTE AND GREEN WASTE ARE TO BE KEPT SEPARATE.
                                                                                                                                  • Total volume of items must not exceed 2 cubic metres.
                                                                                                                                  • Please do not endanger Council staff by leaving broken glass, asbestos and
                                                                                                                                    chemicals out for collection.
                                                                                                                                If you have any further queries regarding the free HARD/GREEN WASTE
                                                                                                                                collection service, please phone Brighton Council on 6268 7030.
                                                                                                                                Remember this service is available only to residents who currently receive kerbside
                                                                                                                                collection.


                Brighton Community News is published by the Brighton Council for the residents of the Brighton Municipality.
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        2 – BRIGHTON COMMUNITY NEWS OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2007



             COUNCIL MEETING                                   Federal benefits
              DATES & TIMES
         The following meetings are scheduled for October
                                                               for local schools
         & November 2007 at the Council Offices, 1 Tivoli      FORMER charity ultra-           He was in town to
                         Rd, Gagebrook.                        marathon runner and          highlight the benefits of
                                                               now federal parliamen-       the Federal Govern-
                  The public is welcome to attend.             tarian Pat Farmer visited    ment’s Investing in our
                                                               several schools around       Schools Program, which
                              OCTOBER                          Hobart and the Eastern       provides funding for proj-
                                                               Shore recently along with    ects that improve the
                    Parks & Recreation Committee               Federal Liberal Franklin     infrastructure of the
                                                               candidate Vanessa Good-      school by helping to
                    Tuesday, 9 October 4.30 pm                 win.                         repair, replace or install
                                                                   Mr Farmer, who is the
                        Finance Committee                                                   new items critical to a
                                                               Parliamentary Secretary
                    Tuesday, 9 October 5.15 pm                 to the Federal Minister      school’s needs.
                                                               for Education, Science          After visiting a num-
                         Ordinary Council                      and Training, is known       ber of schools on the
                   Tuesday, 16 October 5.30 pm                 for a number of extraordi-   Eastern     Shore,    Mr
                                                               nary     ultra-marathon      Farmer and Ms Goodwin
                             NOVEMBER                          feats including running      went on to Cove Hill Fair
                                                               across the USA and run-      at Bridgewater where
                   Parks & Recreation Committee                ning around Australia to     they met a number of
                                                               celebrate the Centenary      shoppers to discuss local
                  Tuesday, 13 November 4.30 pm                                                                                        Vanessa Goodwin and Pat Farmer at Cove Hill Fair at Bridgewater.
                                                               of Federation.               issues.
                        Finance Committee
                  Tuesday, 13 November 5.15 pm
                         Ordinary Council
                                                               Vale Warren Lee – friend and colleague
                  Tuesday, 20 November 5.30 pm                 BRIGHTON Council and         very young age.               strained in his thinking      The combination of being
                                                               residents in the munici-         “Even after he became     and always willing to         smart, practical and
           Agendas are available for viewing at the Council    pality mourned the           ill, Warren worked dili-      have a go no matter how       decent is very rare but
          Offices four days before each meeting or online at   untimely death of a won-     gently to finish a 10-year    difficult the task.           Warren was all of these
                                                               derful colleague and         asset plan for council and        “There were a few         things.”
                        www.brighton.tas.gov.au                friend last month.           kept asking if there was      times when he said that          Cr Foster said War-
         Meetings dates and times are subject to change. Any       Council engineer War-    anything else he could        maybe I should deal with      ren’s wit, skills, loyalty,
                                                               ren Lee died tragically at   do,” Cr Foster said.          something and I would         knowledge, vision, ener-
              changes will be advertised in The Mercury.       the very young age of 33         Cr Foster described       answer that he should         gy, kindness and polite-
                                                               after battling cancer for    Warren as a marvellous        get on with it and if he      ness would be sorely
                                                               two years.                   asset for the Council,        needed anything we            missed.
                                                                   Brighton Mayor Tony      respected by staff, coun-     would always be there for        “At such a young age
         COUNCIL CONTACTS                                      Foster said that Warren,     cillors and the whole         help and support’,” Mr        Warren had it all,” he
                                                               who joined Council part-     community.                    Sanderson said.               said.
                                                               time as a university stu-        Brighton     Council’s        “He naturally got on         Brighton       Council
        General Enquiries                    6268 7000         dent in 1993, went on to     general manager, Ron          with it and always did a      extends its sincere sym-
        Fax                                  6268 7013         become an excellent engi-    Sanderson, who deliv-         good job.”                    pathy to Juanita, War-
                                                               neer and a sewage reuse      ered the eulogy, described        “Warren was a decent      ren’s dad Peter and all of     Warren Lee... a wonderful
        Email Address         admin@brighton.tas.gov.au                                                                                                                                 colleague and friend.
        Website                   www.brighton.tas.gov.au      expert in Tasmania at a      Warren Lee as uncon-          person, loyal and honest.     Warren’s family.
        General Manager
        Ron Sanderson
        Newspaper Enquiries
        Kim Hossack
                                             6268 7000

                                             6268 7009
                                                               School sows seeds for fascinating term
        newspaper@brighton.tas.gov.au                                   By LIZ HOLLOWAY*            Nations.                             played for us last December           projects for which we might
        Community Liaison Officer            6268 7035         WE finished our second term             Kerryn Martin’s spirited          when we went for a sail on the        apply for funding under the Vol-
        Environmental & Development Services                   with a successful excursion to       presentation of her business         Derwent on the Lady Nelson.           unteer Small Equipment Grants
        General Enquiries                    6268 7015         the Levendale Woodsdale Histo-       ‘The Lost Seed’ at South Arm             This time, along with Con         scheme; Kristen Erskine returns
        Building Services                    6268 7016         ry Room.                             went down well.                      Lavroff, they gave us a demon-        to talk about ‘Our Celtic Ances-
                                                                   The curator, Yvonne Craw-           She quizzed us to see how         stration of rehearsing a              tors’; Ron Cruickshank will talk
        Health Services                      6268 7022         ford, has done an impressive and     attentive we had been, and           Beethoven sonata, with clear          on ‘Help in Times of Grief and
        Planning Services                    6268 7028         professional job, bringing to life   awarded packets of seeds as          explanations of what they were        Separation’; Dr Pauline Enright
        Animal Control                       6268 7008         the history and feel of a country    prizes.                              doing and why.                        with an ‘Introduction to Philoso-
        Physical Services                                      schoolroom, its students, and the       Hedley Hoskinson described            Dr Roberta Julian has had to      phy’; Canadian Scott Carpentier,
        Council Depot                        6268 7030         attached headmaster’s resi-          with obvious love many amazing       defer her talk, ‘CSI – The REAL       from the Weather Bureau; Bob
                                                               dence.                               facts about the lives, importance,   Forensic Science’, until 2 Octo-      Holderness-Roddam; Gordon
        Project Engineer                     6268 7018
                                                                   In the weeks before that, we     problems and management of           ber, but her date last term was       Bain; the list goes on.
        Corporate Services                                     had entertaining and informa-        his bees in the forests and          ably filled by John Duffy, with           As always, we welcome visi-
        Rates Enquiries                      6268 7025         tive talks by a variety of speak-    orchards of Tasmania                 his third talk about ships on         tors. We meet at the Brighton
        Water Enquiries                      6268 7024         ers.                                    We had another visit from         Hobart waterways.                     Council Chambers on Tuesdays,
        Accounts Enquiries                   6268 7001             Former Senator Margaret          three members of the Newlands            This time he concentrated on      from 10am to noon, with time
        Cashier                              6268 7000         Reynolds spoke about how she         Quartet, and eight-year-old          restored steam machinery.             out for morning tea and talking
                                                               came to her interest in politics,    George, who helped us arrange            We have another stellar line-     to our speaker.
        AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY                6268 7030         then went on to describe her         the chairs and cups and saucers!     up for third term, all well known         Contacts are Liz Holloway,
        All correspondence should be addressed to the          three-month study tour as an            This was a third visit by         in their field.                       phone 6263 5627, and Geoff
        General Manager, Brighton Council, 1 Tivoli Road,      official observer at the United      Damien and Rosemary, who                 We start with a discussion of     Dodge, phone 0418 121 814.
        Gagebrook 7030.


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     Facing challenges, personal and professional
     WE recently saw the Myer store                                                            Another well-documented chal-         heat and humidity, the steep terrain,                    that last year we were quite often
     destroyed by fire and I was reading                                                   lenge met by the Council was again        uphill, downhill through rivers,                         knee-deep in snow and it rained
     newspaper editorials with headlines         A MESSAGE FROM                            an Australian first when we were          creeks, rain and mud and of course                       much of the time, so I am looking for-


                                                     ayor
     such as ‘Hobart faces a great chal-                                                   able to remove 100 per cent of            all the creepy crawlies that most of                     ward to doing that again this year in
     lenge’.                                                                               sewage effluent from our waterways,       us do not like.                                          better conditions.
         The first paragraph in the daily
     paper said: ‘Hobart faces enormous
     challenges as it surveys the smoul-
     dering ruins of the Myer store this
                                                The M                                      the Jordan River and the River Der-
                                                                                           went, and pipe this valuable com-
                                                                                           modity to our nearby farmers where
                                                                                           it has helped to sustain their long-
                                                                                                                                         It is an inspirational part of our
                                                                                                                                     history; tough, yes, a challenge. Yes,
                                                                                                                                     but it is a walk growing in populari-
                                                                                                                                     ty as we now give due recognition to
                                                                                                                                                                                                 So the word ‘challenge’ is a word
                                                                                                                                                                                              we confront in many ways but one I
                                                                                                                                                                                              believe no matter what we are doing
                                                                                                                                                                                              in our day-to-day lives plays a big
     morning’.                                   revaluation. This was the first such      term viability.                           those young men who gave their                           part in who we are, how we do busi-
         So contemplating what to say in         revaluation for almost seven years            As individuals, we should also try    lives so we could live in the greatest                   ness and how we can help others.
     this column prompted me to think-           and we knew it was going to cause a       to challenge ourselves in our every-      country in the world.                                       One of many things that I admire
     ing how we all face challenges near-        great deal of anxiety for many            day lives. One of those challenges I          I have been asked how this com-                      about our Brighton Council staff and
     ly every day of our lives as individu-      ratepayers as properties had grown        believe should be our health and fit-     pared with the Mt Everest base                           councillors is that they are always
     als, in business or indeed at               considerably in value during that         ness because if we are fit and healthy    camp trek that I did with my sons 18                     willing and prepared to accept a
     municipal council level.                    time.                                     I believe we are not only giving our-     months ago and also with our own                         challenge, over and above that of
         As Mayor I ask the general man-             Rather than do what other coun-       selves a chance for a longer life, but    Overland Track I did at Easter last                      most other councils.
     ager and his staff to continually chal-     cils have done and accept that there      we are also much better performers        year.                                                       As we move forward in this, the
     lenge the way they do business and          was nothing we could do to minimise       as workers as well.                           I guess the best way to answer                       most exciting growth period we have
     the way they can make our munici-           this huge burden, the staff was               My latest challenge was walking       that is they are all great challenges.                   seen, the future is indeed bright in
     pality a better place for our resi-         determined to look at ways of over-       the Kokoda Track in New Guinea            All offer different environments and                     Brighton. Let’s all enjoy it.
     dents. If I can say so, I believe they      coming this and bringing in a rating      with James my youngest son. A part        difficulties. With Everest, where you
     do a tremendous job undertaking             policy that would be fair to all.         of that challenge was getting up at       climb to more than 5,500 metres, it is
     that challenge.                                 As you now know, they met this        5.45am every morning for three            the challenge of not getting altitude
         Take for example this year when         challenge head on and brought in          months during winter to do long           sickness and how you manage that
     the Council and residents were faced        Australia’s first flat rate on the non-   walks in preparation for what was         enable you to accomplish your task.
     with the dilemma of a revaluation of        fixed portion of rates known as the       ahead in August.                              Our own Overland Track from
     properties in our municipality and          general rate on all residential prop-         The walk took nine days. Every        Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair is                         Tony Foster
     the resultant implications of that          erties in our municipality.               day was a challenge dealing with the      a world-class adventure. When I did                         Mayor



     Trail bikes:                                                                                                                                                                       Magic moment
                                                                                                                                                                                        as Mayor joins
     your views                                                                                                                                                                         in story time
     are wanted                                                                                                                                                                          IT’S always a good time for a story,
                                                                                                                                                                                         but on Thursday 6 September it was
                                                                                                                                                                                         more magical than most as thou-
                                                                                                                                                                                         sands of Australian children sat

     at forum                                                                                                                                                                            down at 11am to share the same good
                                                                                                                                                                                         book across the nation.
                                                                                                                                                                                            The book chosen this year for the
                                                                                                                                                                                         seventh National Simultaneous Sto-
     TRAIL bikes, whether           around the suburb, and
     you love them or hate          we want to make positive                                                                                                                             rytime was The Magic Hat, written
     them, Restorative Prac-        solutions with positive                                                                                                                              by Mem Fox and illustrated by Tricia
     tices wants to hear from       outcomes        for     the                                                                                                                          Tusa.
     you.                           Brighton community.”                                                                                                                                    The Bridgewater Library + Online
         Restorative Practices,                                                                                                                                                          Access Centre hosted National
                                        The facilitators of
     in conjunction with Tas-                                                                                                                                                            Simultaneous Storytime with special
                                    Restorative Practices will
     mania Police, wants to                                                                                                                                                              guest Mayor Tony Foster reading
                                    conduct        preliminary
     explore with Brighton                                                                                                                                                               The Magic Hat to grades two and
                                    interviews with all key                                                                                                                              three students from St Paul’s school
     community the impact           parties interested in
     that trail bikes has on                                                                                                                                                             along with members of the public.
                                    offering their opinions.                                                                                                                                At the conclusion of the story chil-
     bike riders, their families        “We listen to their sto-
     and the people affected                                                                                                                                                             dren took part in a craft session mak-
                                    ries and their views as to                                                                                                                           ing headbands and finger puppets
     by the noise and damage        what can be done to
     created by the bikes.                                                                                                                                                               with the help of teachers, volunteers
                                    make the community a                Brighton Mayor Tony Foster reads to St Paul’s schoolchildren during Simultaneous Storytime.                      and library staff.
         Les Drelich, coordina-     calmer place,” Mr Drelich
     tor of Restorative Prac-       said.
                                                                   Work honour for
                                                                                                                                                                                               ADVERTISEMENT
     tices, said: “More than 30         “The       preliminary
     per cent of complaints in
     Brighton are based on
                                    interview informs the                                                                                                             Ready, willing and able to
     trail bike incidents.
         “Restorative Practices
                                    facilitators and enables
                                    the bringing together of
                                    all parties in a forum that
                                                                   Council employee                                                                                   assist you on any council
     is a process that involves
     collectively identifying
                                    is non-judgmental and          BRIGHTON Council can          mitment to the profession                                                  related matter
                                    restorative.                   boast one prestigious         and the institute.
     and addressing harms,
     needs and obligation, in
     order to put things as
     right as possible in
                                            Merit
                                       “The forum is an envi-
                                                                   award for one of its staff
                                                                   members that no other
                                                                   council in Tasmania can
                                                                                                    “Five people received
                                                                                                 the same award and I
                                                                                                 was the only one in Tas-
                                                                                                                                                                           Phil Owen                             (Councillor)




     Brighton.”                                                    lay claim to.                 mania, so it was a bit of a                                               Mobile 0419 333 252 Home 6249 8575
                                    ronment where all partic-
                                                                      Council’s municipal        surprise. I wasn’t expect-
                                    ipants’ views have equal       engineer, Heath Macpher-      ing it,” Heath said.                                                      Email cr.owen@brighton.tas.gov.au
           Danger                   merit and agreed out-          son, recently received the       The award was partic-                                                  Authorised by K. Owen, 9 Compton Rd, Old Beach 7017
         “The main issues we        comes are consensual.          national Emerging Lea-        ularly surprising because
     want to address with              “These outcomes are         der Award as testimony to     Heath does not know who
     Brighton community is to       formally documented and        the high standard of his      nominated him.
     designate an area for          are forwarded to the           work. He was the only            “I have a feeling the
     trail bike riders to use       council and police for         Tasmanian       municipal     state committee or the
                                    their consideration.”                                                                                                                                                                       Advertisement
     and reduce the danger,                                        engineer to win an award.     general manager had



                                                                                                                                      JulieCollins
     damage and noise associ-          The restorative forum          The Institute of Public    something to do with,” he
     ated with the bikes.           will take place at 11am        Works Engineering Aus-        said.
         “Trail bike riding is an   on Thursday 8 November         tralia (IPWEA) presents          Heath, 31, said it was
     issue within many com-         at the Brighton Council        the award every two           a great feeling to be
     munities outside Hobart        chambers.                      years to help inspire         recognised at such a
     city, particularly around         Interested residents        excellence and dedication     young age.
     schools and the bush.          are encouraged to contact      in public works.                 “It’s always a good                        For Franklin
         “People are frightened     Brighton Council, to              The award has been         thing that councils like
     of trail bikes, particularly   arrange a preliminary          established to recognise      Brighton win awards                    Julie Collins and the Rudd Labor team
     when they are walking          interview.                     and encourage young           because it shows how we                represent a fair go for all Australians
                                                                   IPWEA members who             are leaders in what we                 and fresh ideas for Australia’s future.
                                                                   have demonstrated com-        do,” he said.

                 LARA                                                                                                                   Vote 1 Julie Collins to elect
                                                                                                                                        a Rudd Labor Government.
                       Giddings MHA                                      WATER METER READING
                                                                     Ratepayers are advised that water meter readings for
                                                                                                                                        www.alp.org.au              julie.collins@alp.org.au
                        Labor Member for Franklin                       the municipality will commence approximately
                                                                                                                                                                    You can contact Julie
                                                                        5 October, with the accounts being processed
                          It’s about our future.                                      during November.
                                                                                                                                                                    on 0419 109 065
                                                                     Please ensure that Council staff have easy access to
                                                                      your meter by ensuring it is clear of debris and not             Authorised by Fran Bladel, High St., Bellerive, Tas.
                              Telephone: (03) 6268 4268                        obstructed by trees and plants.
                     Email: lara.giddings@parliament.tas.gov.au               Thank you for your co-operation.
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                                                    A TOUCH OF CL ASS
                               A look at what’s happening around Brighton municipality’s schools

        Program lets students
        build a strong future
        A NEW program to intro-         al health and safety          ing houses after college       try attract and retain
        duce students to the build-     requirements.                 and this helps me develop      committed employees and
        ing industry while still at        Grade nine student         skills.”                       it helps the students
        school has been so suc-         Mark Ransley said: “You          Bridgewater       High      choose their career paths
        cessful that Bridgewater        get to build stuff like       MDT (Materials, Design         wisely,” he said.
        High and several other          cubby houses for kids,        and Technology) teacher            “It is a fantastic oppor-
        schools will continue with      tables, dividing walls,       Cameron Paynter said           tunity for the kids to expe-
        it next year.                   planter boxes, garden         everyone was a winner          rience a real-life work sit-
            The Housing Industry        screening.                    from the Youthbuild pro-       uation before they commit
        Association’s Youthbuild           “It makes me feel good     gram.                          themselves to an appren-
        program was introduced          about myself because I           “Early participation of     ticeship, and even before
        this year to address a seri-    can see the finished prod-    students in the building       they choose their college
        ous construction skills         uct. I want to work build-    industry helps the indus-      subjects.”
        shortage in Tasmania.
            It gives students as
        early as grade nine and 10
        the opportunity to experi-
        ence work in a practical
        building industry situa-                                                                                                                             Green Point staff show off their talents.
        tion.
            “Its success arises from
        strong          cooperation
        between the HIA, those
        involved in local business
                                                                                                                                     Enthusiasm rockets
                                                                                                                                     after taste of science
        and industry, and the
        Education Department,”
        principal David Forshaw




                                                                                                                                                                       
        said.
            “At Bridgewater High                                                                                                         By SUE RICHARDSON*                                        enjoyable afternoon. Dur-
        we changed the structure                                                                                                                                                                   ing the final judging ‘The
        of our weekly timetable to                                                                                                   GREEN Point Primary             School Report                 Wrigglies’, a group of staff
        facilitate off-site learning                                                                                                 hosted its first science                                      who looked suspiciously
        in places like the Youth-                                                                                                    fair in August to encour-          Green Point                like ‘The Wiggles’, enter-
        build workshop at the                                                                                                        age students and staff to
        Showgrounds.”                                                                                                                explore the world of sci-
                                                                                                                                                                      Primary School               tained the enthusiastic
                                                                                                                                                                                                   audience.
            The program is deliv-                                                                                                    ence, learn new things                                           Congratulations to all
        ered by Claremont College                                                                                                    about the world around        ence can be while you are       of the participants, the
        to about 80 students from                                                                                                    us and to have fun with       learning.                       winners and the SRC.
        its liaison schools includ-                                                                                                  science.                                                      Green Point really does
        ing Bridgewater, Rosetta,            Max Cross, Youthbuild coordinator for Claremont College, with Bridgewater High              There were 21 differ-     Green Point’s                   have talent!
        Claremont, New Norfolk           students, from left, Jye Bird, Mark Ransley, Sam Duggan, Carly Knight, Jake Scanlan and     ent science experiments
        and Cosgrove.                                                          Joshua Smith                                          set up for students to use.
                                                                                                                                                                   got talent                      Donations
            Grade 10 student                                                                                                             The experiments on        DANCING, singing, hoola
        Carly Knight is one of the                                                                                                                                                                 welcome
                                        Long shelf life in
                                                                                                                                     the day included balloon      hoops,     choreographed
        16 Bridgewater High stu-                                                                                                     rockets, microscopes, fool-
        dents who chose to spend                                                                                                                                   karate – all part of the        THE school is currently
                                                                                                                                     ing your taste buds, lava     ‘routine’ at Green Point        raising money for a
        one day a week at the
                                                                                                                                     lamps, wind instruments       Primary in recent times.        motorised wheelchair for
        workshop this year.

                                        high school library
            “It makes me feel good                                                                                                   and lots of other experi-         The student represen-       one of our students.
        when I’m there because                                                                                                       ments.                        tative council ran a talent        We had a disco, which
        I’m gaining skills and                                                                                                           All experiments in-       quest based on Aus-             raised $500, and a fun
        learning and achieving                                                                                                       volved students getting       tralia’s Got Talent.            afternoon which raised
        something,” she said.           LIBRARY        technician     week until her retirement      physically changed dra-         hands-on with different           Little did they know        another $1400.
            “It gives me the option     Judy Nuss has completed       this year.                     matically. All areas have       activities, solving prob-     how much talent they               There have been other
        of going into the building      her final chapter after 29        She openly acknowl-        been improved.”                 lems and manipulating         would uncover.                  private donations as well
        industry but I want to go       years in the Bridgewater      edges that it was the             Mrs Nuss’s own three         experiments to explore            More than 60 students       as one from the PCYC
        to college first.”              High School library.          friendly students and          sons were students at the       scientific concepts.          wriggled and jiggled their      and the Veterans Associa-
            The program focuses            Mrs Nuss has worked        staff that kept her at the     school.                             Everyone who partici-     hips and their vocal            tion and the school has
        on fundamental building         in the library since Feb-     school for so long.               Mrs Nuss said she            pated on the day had a        chords through the heats.       also applied for govern-
        and construction tech-          ruary 1978 – full-time            The principal, David       was looking forward to          great time and learnt a           The finals, held on         ment funding.
        niques, hand and power          until 10 years ago, then      Forshaw,        said     in    her retirement and being        lot from the different        Wednesday, 5 September,            Our total so far is
        tool skills and occupation-     for two or three days a       farewelling Mrs Nuss:          able to spend time with         experiments.                  saw 11 acts from prep to        $2200 but the grand total
                                                                      “The community feel and        family and friends, fre-            Students and staff        grade six competing in          needed is $6000.
                                                                      family atmosphere here         quenting coffee shops,          found the science fair to     front of an audience of            * Sue Richardson is
                                                                      at Bridgewater High            travelling and playing          be interesting and discov-    300.                             principal of Green Point
                                        www.BrightonAlive.com.au      School is a reason cited by    golf.                           ered how much fun sci-            It was a thoroughly              Primary school
                                                                      Judy for staying on at
                                                                      Bridgewater High School.
                                                                          “She has spoken of the
                                                                      delight in meeting the
                                                                      children of previous stu-

             Want your business or organisation
                                                                      dents and has enjoyed
                                                                      this sort of relationship.”
                                                                          Mrs Nuss said the stu-
                                                                                                              All                                                                           8 Racecourse Rd,
                in this year’s Brighton Alive
                    Christmas Pageant?
                                                                      dents at Bridgewater
                                                                      High are “open, honest
                                                                                                             Areas                                                                              Brighton
                                                                      and enjoy communicating
                    To express interest or enter a vehicle in         with you”.
                              the pageant contact:                        She said the changes
              Jill Gray (Pageant Co-ordinator) on 6268 4102
                                                                      she had seen over her 29
                                                                      years had been consider-                  + Aluminium & glass porch                               + Security doors & screens
              or John Klug (Brighton Council) on 6268 7035            able.                                       & patio enclosures
               Get in early to secure a position in the pageant!          “The prices of books
                     Let your float reflect your imagination!         have rocketed,” she said.                 + Replacement windows                                            + Flyscreens & doors
                                                                          “The old system of                      & sliding doors
                                                                      cards in pockets in library
                                                                      books has gone and we                     + PVC patio blinds                                             + Wide colour range &
                                                                      use a computer system                                                                                      custom accessories
                                                                      now. It used to take three
                                                                      days to do an overdue list                + General glass & glazing                                      + Quality workmanship
                                                                      – it now takes three min-
                                                                      utes.                                                                      + FAST INSTALLATION
                                                                          “The kids prefer to use
                                                                      a computer to find infor-
                                                                      mation when the same
                                                                      information is readily
                                                                      available in a book.
                                                                                                                                      Ph: 6268 0668
                                                                          “And the school has                         www.topgunglassandaluminium.com.au
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                                                                                                                                                                    BRIGHTON COMMUNITY NEWS OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2007 – 5
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                BRIGHTON ELECTION CANDIDATES
                                       and defend ratepayers’                                          Playgroup/Playcentre,                                                       esty on your council.
              Mayor                    interests and will passion-                                     Brighton Show Society                                                          Always available on
                                       ately continue to do so.                                        and also as a volunteer                                                     6268 1530.
                                             Anyone involved in                                        driver for Meals on                                                             Authorised by Moya Jef-
                                       the Merrieworth Road                                            Wheels, have also given                                                     fries, 79 Westwood St,
                                       transport depot, Old                                            me many opportunities to                                                    Brighton 7030
                                       Beach units or Tivoli                                           meet with and speak to
                                       Road subdivision, issues                                        members of the commu-
                                       will confirm my commit-                                         nity about their needs
                                       ment, and many will                                             and concerns.
                                       recall my successful stand                                          I am proud to be
                                       against the Brighton                                            involved with a council                                                                                                                    MANDY WOOD
                                       waste incinerator a few                                         which has achieved bene-
                                       years ago.                                                                                                                                                                                                 AS a resident of Bridge-
                                                                                                       ficial and innovative out-
                                           I support development,                                                                                                                                                                                 water for nearly 20 years,
                                                                                                       comes such as the recent
                                       but will not be subservient                                     changes to our rating sys-              MOYA JEFFRIES                                                                                      I promise I will work hard
                                       to greedy developers out                                        tem.                                    I’M back! I have missed                                                                            and represent you to the
                                       to make a quick buck and          PETER GEARD                       I am always ready to                my involvement in local                                                                            best of my ability.
                                       will oppose any plans like-                                     listen to concerns from                 government since the                                                                                   I have seen the munic-
     TONY FOSTER OAM                                                     GOOD day, electors. I am                                                                                                                                                 ipality      grow      from
                                       ly to destroy existing            presently serving our         residents. I offer over                 sudden death of my hus-
     I AGAIN wish to thank             amenity and lifestyle.                                          seven years’ experience                 band Ted two years ago,                                                                            strength to strength with
                                                                         municipality as your coun-                                                                                HEATHER PRICE                                                  people now choosing to
     the citizens and business             I am proud of my con-         cillor and I ask for your     and commitment to                       but my passion and zeal
     sector of the Brighton            tribution to a progressive                                      Brighton municipality as                for helping others have             I CARE about the com-                                          live here.
                                                                         vote in the upcoming elec-                                                                                                                                                   I would like to be part
     municipality for your             council, and vigorously                                         reasons to continue to act              not diminished.                     munity and will listen to
                                                                         tions to continue as a                                                                                                                                                   of the process that makes
     support and confidence            supported        Brighton’s                                     on your behalf. My only                     During Ted’s 12 years           your needs to try and
                                                                         councillor and will also                                                                                                                                                 our community continue
     over the past two years.          recent ground-breaking                                          promise is to represent                 on the Brighton Council,            make a difference.
                                                                         stand,      after   having                                                                                                                                               to grow and prosper and
         As Mayor I wish to            fairer, more equitable rat-       thought long and hard, as     the community to the                    we worked as a team – I                I have lived and
     pay tribute to the dedicat-       ing system.                                                     best of my ability.                     was his personal assis-             worked in the Brighton                                         to make sure that all res-
                                                                         Deputy Mayor.                                                                                                                                                            idents have equal oppor-
     ed staff and councillors              Always just a phone                Presently on Council’s      Authorised by Barbara                tant, researching issues,           municipality for many
     for their commitment and          call away. Phone 0419 333                                       Curran, 1 Daniel Pl,                    legislation and policies,           years and have seen first                                      tunities to access these
                                                                         parks and recreation com-
     hard work in making               252.                                                            Brighton 7030                           thus giving me a thor-              hand what can be                                               services.
                                                                         mittee (chairperson), mem-
     Brighton the most highly             Authorised by Phil                                                                                   ough grounding in local             achieved if we work                                                I have volunteered for
                                                                         ber of the finance commit-
     regarded and successful           Owen, 9 Compton Rd, Old                                                                                 government procedure                together as a team.                                            many years for:
                                       Beach 7017
                                                                         tee, Pontville special
     Council in Tasmania.                                                committee (chairperson),                                              and a wide knowledge of                My children went to                                             •     Parents       and
         We are continually                                              senior citizens manage-                                               Brighton’s problems and             Bridgewater Primary and                                        Friends-Bridgewater Pri-
     looking at ways to deliver          Deputy Mayor                    ment committee (chairper-                                             needs.                              Bridgewater High School.                                       mary and Bridgewater
     better services and at a                                                                                                                      Over the past two                  I have been on the                                          High School
     rate that people can afford,        and Councillor                  son), waste management
                                                                                                                                               years I have negotiated             council for 12 months and                                          •            Bridgewa-
                                                                         committee, plus I’m Coun-
     hence the new and first                                             cil’s emergency coordina-                                             with the Brighton Coun-             have gained valuable                                           ter/Gagebrook        Urban
     flat-rate policy delivered to                                       tor.                                                                  cil on several environ-             experience by listening to                                     Renewal Project (BURP)
     residents in Australia.                                                  I am a member of                                                 mental and safety issues            the residents and the more                                         •            Bridgewa-
         Figures recently rel-                                           Brighton SES (unit man-                                               (just keeping my hand               experienced councillors.                                       ter~Brighton         Online
     eased by the Australian                                             ager), Brighton Fire                                                  in!). My efforts and con-              My involvement with                                         Access Centre (seven
     Bureau of Statistics show                                           Brigade (second officer)                                              cerns led to several peo-           other community groups                                         years).
     that Brighton is the                                                and on the Australian                                                 ple suggesting that I run           has kept me up to date                                             I work as a teacher
     fastest-growing munici-                                             Emergency Institute of                                                for Council.                        with the needs of the                                          aide in a local primary
     pality in the state.                                                Australia – Tas as a                                                      I have thoroughly               community.                                                     school. In 2006 I gained
         This augurs well for                                            board member.                                                         enjoyed being on the                   If elected I will                                           my Certificate IV in Dis-
     us to deliver good eco-                                                                           WAYNE GARLICK                           Brighton Alive Commit-                                                                             ability Work at TAFE. I
                                                                              Married to Jannene,                                                                                  endeavour to broaden my
     nomic, social and envi-                                             with children Simon, 23,      WITH five years’ experi-                tee, which involves inter-          interests with the needs                                       was also named Brighton
     ronmental outcomes that                                             and Andrew, 20, who also      ence as councillor with                 action with all our com-            of the community and                                           Council’s Australia Day
     will provide security, jobs                                         serve the local communi-      Brighton Council, I have                munity groups.                      work tirelessly for the                                        citizen of the year, which I
     and a good quality of life.                                         ty.                           worked tirelessly in                        Voting for me will              same.                                                          was honoured to accept.
         Therefore I again seek        GEOFF TAYLOR                           If re-elected – main-    response to the communi-                ensure that you have                   Authorised by Heather                                          Authorised by Mandy
     your continued support in                                           tain Council’s long-term      ty needs.                               commonsense, compas-                Price, 46 McShane Rd,                                          Wood, 21 McShane Rd,
     leading the municipality.         TO the electors of our                                                                                  sion, courtesy and hon-                                                                            Bridgewater 7030
                                                                         financial goals, value-           I’m proud to be part of                                                 Bridgewater 7030
     The future is indeed              municipality – I have
                                       been involved with this           added to project plan-        a forward-thinking coun-
     bright but it is important                                          ning, the needs of age        cil, working with a strong
                                       area all my life being
     that we do this together.
        Authorised by Stephen
     Foster, 6 Glebe St, Pontville
                                       born and educatED at
                                       Brighton. Firstly joining
                                                                         care and youth, and more
                                                                         community consultation.
                                                                            Authorised by Peter
                                                                                                       and successful team that
                                                                                                       achieves its goals.
                                                                                                           We need to keep the
                                                                                                                                               Local government forum
     7030                              Council in 1972, when we
                                       were a rural municipality
                                                                         Geard, 269 Elderslie Rd,      momentum going. I ask                   THE Penguin Club of Aus-            emphasised that the Pen-                                       for women wanting to for-
                                                                         Brighton 7030                 you to consider voting 1                tralia recently hosted a
                                       I have seen it change to                                                                                                                    guin Club can equip                                            malise their skills or for
                                                                                                       for Wayne Garlick to                    ‘Women in Local Govern-             women with the skills to                                       women wanting to re-
       Deputy Mayor                    what we have now, a
                                                                                Councillor             ensure that Brighton                    ment Forum’ at Pontville.           take on roles in local gov-                                    enter the workforce.
                                       beautiful place to live and
                                       raise our family, good                                          keeps moving forward.                       The     forum      was          ernment, to become confi-                                          Group 15 meets on the
                                                                                                           New     supermarket,                designed to give women a            dent with public speak-                                        second and fourth Mon-
                                       sporting        complexes,
                                                                                                       civic centre, business,                 better understanding of             ing, understand meeting                                        day of the month at
                                       improving shopping and
                                                                                                       industrial estate, parks                local government and the            procedures and build                                           7.30pm in the Albion Rd
                                       service facilities.
                                                                                                       and walkways – all these                importance of voting in             self-confidence.                                               meeting room.
                                           With the recycling of                                                                               local government elections.
                                       the stormwater and                                              bring        much-needed                                                        The Penguin Club                                               For more information,
                                                                                                       employment into our                         A panel, consisting of          also offers a competency                                       visit the website at
                                       sewage to the farming                                                                                   Pru Bonham, Judy Brom-
                                                                                                       area.                                                                       training program ideal                                         www.thepenguinclub.asn.au
                                       areas, the environment                                                                                  field, Julie Honner and
                                       and river have improved.                                            I am a founding mem-
                                                                                                       ber and chairman of the                 Eva Ruzicka, discussed                                                          ADVERTISEMENT
                                           The new system of                                                                                   why they chose to become
                                       rates will encourage con-
                                       tinuing growth in urban,
                                                                                                       Bridgewater~Brighton
                                                                                                       Online Access Centre.                   involved in local govern-             WAY N E G A R L I C K
                                                                                                           I have 13 years’ expe-              ment and what they have
                                       rural residential and
                                                                                                       rience as ambulance vol-                been able to achieve for                                                        Need assistance
                                       industrial development,                                                                                 their respective commu-
                                       helping       employment          BARBARA CURRAN
                                                                                                       unteer at Bridgewater
                                                                                                       and 12 years as station                 nities.                                                                          with Council
     PHIL OWEN                         opportunities.
                                           I am proud of what we         I HAVE lived and worked
                                                                                                       co-coordinator.                             Shirley Williams, from
                                                                                                                                               Group 15 Green Point of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  matters?
     AFTER 18 continuous                                                                                   My family and I are
                                       have achieved and would           in the municipality for                                               the Penguin Club, said all
     years representing rate-
                                       appreciate your support           over 16 years.
                                                                                                       proud to live in Bridgewa-
                                                                                                                                               participants left with a
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mobile 0448 950 043
     payers’ views on Council, I                                                                       ter and have done so for
     seek your support and vote
                                       in this Council election as          As owner/manager of        the past 28 years.                      better understanding of                                 Home 6263 7946
                                       a councillor and also as          a small business in                                                   local government.
     to become Brighton’s next                                                                            Authorised by Wayne
     Deputy Mayor.                     Deputy Mayor.                     Brighton, I understand        Garlick, 18 McShane Rd,                     Sandra Hetherington               Email – cr.garlick@brighton.tas.gov.au
                                           I can be contacted any        the needs of businesses in    Bridgewater 7030                        chaired the meeting and                       Authorised by L. Garlick, 18 McShame Rd, Bridgewater 7030
        Followers of Brighton
                                       time on 6268 1408.                our community.
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                                          Authorised by Geoff               My involvement with
     know that I always do my
                                       Taylor, 507 Elderslie Rd,         bodies such as the
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                                                                                                                 Lessons for learners
                                                                                                                 on climbing family tree
                                                                                                                     By SHIRLEY WILLIAMS
                                                                                                                 ADULT Learners’ Week
                                                                                                                 was celebrated in style at
                                                                                                                 the Bridgewater Library                                                                                  The Adult
                                                                                                                 + Online Access Centre in                                                                                Learners’ Week
                                                                                                                 September.                                                                                               workshop,
                                                                                                                     A four-hour, fun-filled                                                                              back row,
               Shop 10 Covehill Shopping Centre, Bridgewater Ph: 6263 6311                                       informal workshop was                                                                                    Pauline
                  • Pick up or free delivery to most areas • Phone orders                                        held conducted by our fam-                                                                               Williams,
                                                                                                                 ily history researchers,                                                                                 Rhonda Rose,
        MEAL DEALS                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lyn Lathwell,
                                                                                                                 Linda McKenzie, Kay
        Pasta Deal                                                                                               Newman and Sue Guinan.                                                                                   Jan Bennetto
        2 large pastas of your choice                                                          $16                   The workshop, entitled                                                                               and Shirley
        (ADD Coke 1.25lt for $2.50)                                                                              ‘Introduction to Climbing                                                                                Williams. Front
        Asian Deal                                                                                               Your Family Tree’, provid-                                                                               row, Ros
        (Available Thurs, Fri & Sat only)                                                                        ed the participants with                                                                                 Nelson, Sue
        2 large Asian dishes of your choice                                                                      all the skills and tricks to                                                                             Guinan and
        with rice or noodles                                                                   $16               get them started on pro-                                                                                 Elaine Gray.
        (ADD Coke 1.25lt for $2.50)                                                                              ducing a publication that
        Big Burger Deal                                                                                          could become a valuable
        2 burgers of your choice                                                               $16               record for generations to
        (ADD Coke 1.25lt for $2.50)                                                                              come.
        Pizza Deal 1
        2 large pizzas (Tropical, Aussie, BBQ Bacon only)                                      $16               Printmaking                    balloons and streamers                                           Tasmania Communities
                                                                                                                                                creating a party atmos-                                         Online is a program of the
        (ADD Coke 1.25lt for $2.50)                                                                              exhibition                     phere.                                                         Government of Tasmania by
        Pizza Deal 2                                                                                                                                                                 Bridgewater              the Department of Education.
                                                                                                                 I HAD the pleasure of              We were delighted to              Library +
        1 family pizza (Aussie or Tropical only)                                               $15                                                                                                                It was established with
                                                                                                                 attending the opening of       have 70 children attend
        (ADD Coke 1.25lt for $2.50)                                                                                                                                                 Online Access                     support from the
                                                                                                                 the years nine and 10          this     session,    which                                     Commonwealth through the
        Pizza Deal 3                                                                                                                            involved children being             Centre News
        Large pizza (Tropical, Aussie, BBQ Bacon only)                                         $8.50
                                                                                                                 printmaking exhibition                                                                           Networking the Nation
                                                                                                                 recently at the Bridgewa-      able to play with a rather                                    program of the Department of
        (PICK UP ONLY)                                                                                                                          naughty cat on the com-                                              Communications,
                                                                                                                 ter High School where I
        Pizza Deal 4                                                                                                                            puter desktops using the                                       Information, Technology and
                                                                                                                 was presented with a
        (Excludes the following pizzas – seafood, scallop, prawn & All Treats)                                                                  internet to create and cus-                                               the Arts.
                                                                                                                 print of a portrait of me
        (FREE Coke 1.25lt with every order)                                                                      made by student Saman-         tomise a cat bookmark,
        2 large pizzas                                                                         $26               tha Andrews.                   which staff then laminat-                                     parents/carers        are
        1 large pizza                                                                          $13.95                                           ed for them, to make
                                                                                                                                                                              New children’s
                                                                                                                    As the coordinator of                                                                     encouraged to bring their
        1 large pizza, 1 family pizza & garlic bread                                           $27.95            the local Online Access        headbands all with a cat      reading program                 children to the library
        2 large pizzas, 1 large garlic & cheese pizza                                          $29.95            Centre I was delighted to      theme.
                                                                                                                                                                              AN exciting new family          once a week to listen and
        MENU                                                                                                     be included in this exhibi-        The children listened                                     read stories, sing songs,
                                                                                                                                                to two cat stories read by    literacy program called
                                                                                                                 tion and will treasure my                                                                    borrow books and partici-
        PIZZA                                                                                                                                   the centre coordinator        ‘Reading Together’, run by
                                                                                                                 amazing collagraph print.
        (Available with sauce or your choice – BBQ, sweet chilli, bolognese, hot chilli or tomato)                                              before volunteers Mandy       the State Library of Tas-       pate in other interesting
                                                                                                                    Thank you Bridgewa-
                                                                                  Medium Large          Family   ter High, Eve Mills and        and Chantell painted          mania, has started in           activities.
        GARLIC – garlic & cheese                                                  $9        $12         N/A      Samantha.                      their faces as cats – and     Bridgewater.                       Robyn Mcllhenny will
        TROPICAL – ham, pineapple, cheese & sauce                                           $13         $19                                     lastly the children (and          The program takes           deliver the program and
        PEPPERONI – hot salami, capsicum, mushrooms, cheese & sauce                         $13.50      $19.50   September school               parents) were served          place at the new Bridge-        she is a fully qualified,
        CHICKEN – chicken, bacon, pineapple, mushrooms, cheese & sauce                      $14         $20                                     afternoon tea.                water Library and Online        experienced teacher and
        AUSSIE – bacon, egg, onion, cheese & sauce                                          $13.50      $19.50
                                                                                                                 holiday program                    There were bags of lol-   Access Centre from 10am-        adult literacy specialist
        HOBBO’S HURRICANE – ham, pepperoni, chicken, hot salami,                                                 AT the time of writing we      lies, cat stickers, notepa-   11am every Thursday             with the Institute of
                                                                                                                 have held one of our free      per and balloons to take      during school terms.
                                 pineapple, cheese & sauce                                  $14.50      $21                                                                                                   TAFE.
                                                                                                                 events for the September       home.                             Reading Together is
        MEAT LOVERS – ham, salami, bacon, chicken, pepperoni,                                                                                                                                                    For more information
                                                                                                                 school holidays.                   Staff acknowledges        run in 15 locations around
                          cheese & sauce                                                    $14.50      $21                                                                                                   on the Reading Together
                                                                                                                    Interactive cat capers,     and thanks Brighton           the state and aims to
        VEGETARIAN – onion, mushrooms, capsicum, pineapple, olives,                                                                                                                                           program, contact Hugh
                                                                                                                 crafts, storytime and          Council’s      community      assist parents/carers with
                        cheese & sauce                                                      $14         $20                                                                                                   Fielding from the State
                                                                                                                 afternoon tea was held on      grants program for sup-       developing their pre-
        GARLIC PRAWN – large prawns, garlic, cheese & sauce                                 $15         $22                                                                                                   Library of Tasmania on
                                                                                                                 Friday during the first        porting the September         school children’s reading
        SCALLOP – scallops, onion, bacon, capsicum, cheese & sauce                          $18         $25                                                                   skills in a friendly and fun    6233 3634 or the Bridge-
        SEAFOOD – large prawns, scallops, anchovies, mussels, seafood mix,                                       week of the holidays.          school holiday program;
                                                                                                                    The library and Online      special thanks go also to     environment.                    water Library + Online
                     onion & clams                                                          $20         $27                                                                       The sessions are based      Access Centre on 6263
                                                                                                                 Access Centre looked very      our hard-working volun-
        ALL TREATS – a touch of everything!                                                 $22         $29                                                                   around storytelling and         6222.
                                                                                                                 festive, decorated with        teers.
        Conditions:
        Extra topping – Large $2, Family $2.50
        Extra topping of seafood, scallop, all treats & garlic prawn pizzas – Large $3, Family $5
        Thick or thin pan available.
        FREE delivery to Brighton, Bridgewater, Gagebrook, Old Beach & Granton.
                                                                                                                 Community centre launch party
        A $3 charge may apply to other areas, depending on quantity of order.                                           By JOHN KLUG*           cooperation of students       tail night, so please take      dance groups, youth
        PASTA                                                                                                    THE new Old Beach com-         from Bridgewater High         this opportunity to have        groups, elderly catch-ups
                                                                                             Small      Large    munity building will be        School.                       a look at the new commu-        all beginning to take
                                                                                             500g       750g     launched on 16 Novem-              From 3-6pm there will     nity hub of Old Beach.          shape and based in Old
        LASAGNE – pasta layered with Bolognese sauce and cheese                              $6.50      $8.90    ber with a cocktail night      be a jumping castle, free         It is hoped that this       Beach.
        MARINARA – napoli sauce, scallops, prawns & seafood mix                              $6.90      $9.40                                   barbecue and other activ-     will be the catalyst for         *John Klug is Brighton
                                                                                                                 and a performance from
        BOLOGNESE – rich beef meaty sauce, with tasty & mozzarella cheese                    $6.50      $8.90                                   ities for residents who       many new groups start-            Council’s community
                                                                                                                 Pete Cornelius and the
        CARBONARA – Fresh cream, bacon, onion, mushrooms egg & garlic                        $6.50      $8.90                                   cannot attend the cock-       ing up, with the hope of             liaison officer
                                                                                                                 DeVilles.
        MATRICIANA – napoli sauce, ham, chilli & sundried tomatoes                           $6.50      $8.90        Pete Cornelius was a
        NAPOLI – traditional vegetarian tomato & basil sauce                                 $5.90      $7.40    Tasmanian Young Achiev-
        BIG BURGERS
        (Available with sauce of your choice – chilli, tomato, BBQ or mayonnaise)
                                                                                                                 er of the Year in 2007 and
                                                                                                                 has performed all around
                                                                                                                                                         The Bridgewater Library
                                                                                                                 the world.
        BEEF – prime beef mince, lettuce, bacon, cheese, beetroot, egg, onion & sauce
        STEAK – scotch fillet, lettuce, bacon, cheese, beetroot, egg, onion & sauce
        CHICKEN – marinated chicken, pineapple, lettuce, bacon, cheese,
                                                                                                        $7.95
                                                                                                        $8.95        He is currently per-
                                                                                                                 forming his blues in
                                                                                                                                                         + Online Access Centre
                    beetroot, onion & sauce                                                             $8.50    Chicago.                                                PO Box 186 Brighton 7030
                                                                                                                     Pete was born and              EMAIL: brighton@tco.asn.au WEBPAGE: www.brighton.tco.asn.au
        ASIAN MEALS                                                                                              bred in St Marys and
        (Thurs, Fri & Sat only)
                                                                                                                 combined with the DeV-                                          OPENING HOURS
                                                                                        Small      Large         illes will have the Old
        Main course only                                                                $11        $13.90        Beach community centre                                Bridgewater                           Brighton
        With rice or noodles                                                            $7.90      $9.90         buzzing.
        Fried rice                                                                      $4.90      $5.90             Cocktails and light          Monday               noon-5pm                              CLOSED
        Noodles                                                                         $4.90      $5.90         food will be provided, with      Tuesday              noon-5pm                              10am-12.30pm;
        • Beef and Black Bean • Cantonese Beef • Mongolian Beef • Thai Chilli Beef with Cashews • Chicken &      all proceeds from the
        Cashews • Teriyaki Chicken • Chicken with Vegetables • Thai Green Chicken Curry • Satay Chicken •        night going to the Old                                                                      1.30pm-4pm
        Lemon Chicken • Sweet & Sour Pork                                                                        Beach Community Group.           Wednesday            10am-3pm                              CLOSED
        Entrees                                                                                                      The group meets on
                                                                                                                 the third Wednesday of
                                                                                                                                                  Thursday             10am-3pm                              1pm-3.30pm
        • Homemade Dim Sim 90c each • Spring Roll $1.20 each • Vegetable Spring Roll $1.20 each
        • Prawn Toast $1.40 each • Prawn Crackers $1.80 per bag                                                  every month at 7pm in            Friday               10am-5pm                              CLOSED
                                                                                                                 the cricket club pavilion        Saturday             CLOSED                                CLOSED
        TRADING HOURS                                                                                            and after 16 November
        Monday – closed                                  Friday – 5pm to 11pm deliveries                         will meet at the new com-        Sunday               CLOSED                                CLOSED
        Tuesday – 5pm to 9pm PICK UP only                Saturday – 5pm to 11pm deliveries                       munity centre.
        Wednesday – 5pm to 10pm deliveries               Sunday – 5pm to 9pm deliveries                              The group is growing              Bridgewater: 28 Green Point Rd (in the Service Centre)
        Thursday – 5pm to 10pm deliveries                                                                        in numbers and projects                                  Phone 6263 6222
                                                                                                                 are increasing, with just                Brighton: Brighton Primary School, Downie Street
                                        Ph: 6263 6311                                                            one example the building
                                                                                                                 of a rotunda with the
                                                                                                                                                                          Phone 6268 0682
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                                                                                                                                                         BRIGHTON COMMUNITY NEWS OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2007 – 7




     Brighton Show offers great value for families
     BRIGHTON residents have a                dren at $2 and pension-            pal Hall to be in the draw for       ed by pupils and staff from the      yard dog demonstrations.           tition is on again and we’d like
     lot to look forward to with this         ers/concession cardholders $6      a prize for one adult and one        Bridgewater School Farm, will           The Southern Tasmanian          to break the Tasmanian
     year’s Brighton Show and as              which makes the show excel-        child.                               feature farm animals and             Softball Association will hold     record this year.
     always it is great family                lent value for money.                  There will also be free          their babies as well as              a demonstration of children’s          The wood-chopping cham-
     value.                                      Family passes will be $20       entry to the companion of any        alpacas.                             teeball and softball.              pionships and some of the
         Unfortunately, because of            for two adults and three chil-     disabled person who shows                The popular show ambas-             The display of vintage          state’s best axemen will com-
     the equine influenza outbreak            dren.                              his or her card at the gate.         sador competition and baby           machinery and veteran cars is      pete to be the best on the day.
     interstate, all horse events for            For even better value for           For disabled parking,            quest will be held on the main       always an attraction on the            The Hall of Industries
     this year’s event have been              money, early bird ticket hold-     please call Carol to reserve a       arena in front of the grand-         main arena.                        competition and displays will
     postponed and will be                    ers can receive a family pass      spot. Free parking for show-         stand.                                  There will be a full range      be in the municipal hall and
     rescheduled to a later date.             for two adults and three chil-     goers will be available                  Entries will be available on     of agricultural competitions       refreshments and seating will
         Show organisers cannot               dren at a low cost of $15.         through the Glen Lea Road            the day from the secretary in        including stud sheep, trade        be available for those wanting
     take the risk because of the                Forms will be available at      entrances to the grounds.            the show office, at the end of       lambs, fleece, beef and dairy      to rest their feet.
     biosecurity measures that will           the Brighton Post Office or            This year there will be free     the Bob Scott Pavilion.              cattle as well as handler class-       A wide variety of food
     need to be implemented. The              call Carol on 6249 3390            entertainment       for      the         Jack Russell racing will         es, dairy goats, poultry and       stalls will also be available
     rescheduled date will be pub-            between 5pm and 9pm to find        younger show-goers in the            again be a feature on the main       pigeons.                           and to book a stall contact the
     licised.                                 out more.                          Children’s Corner.                   arena. The competition is               All schedules are now           organisers.
         Despite this cancellation,              Anyone returning forms              Make Believe Children’s          always fast and furious              available.                             For all information regard-
     there will still be plenty of            before Friday, 19 October will     Entertainment and Jimbo the          between these little dogs and           The pet parade is always a      ing site applications, sched-
     entertainment and attrac-                go into the draw for the early     Clown will be highlights with        is a great spectacle.                crowd pleaser with classes         ules or sponsorship, or if your
     tions and, importantly, there            bird prize.                        a free jumping castle and                As well as the Jack Rus-         suiting most pets. Bring your      community group would like
     will be no increase in gate                 Just place your ticket, with    merry-go-round for the under-        sells there will be a demon-         best friend along and enter on     to host a display please call
     prices.                                  your name and phone num-           five-year-olds.                      stration of flyball from the         the day.                           Carol on 6249 3390 or write to
         Adult entry is $10, chil-            ber, in the box in the Munici-         The animal nursery, host-        Tasmanian Kennel Club and               The dog high jump compe-        the secretary.



     Regulations                                                                                                                                                    Exhibition’s
                                                                                                                                                                    focus on
     aim for good                                                                                                                                                   women’s roles
     air quality                                                                                                                                                    BRIGHTON Alive’s arts
                                                                                                                                                                    committee held the suc-
                                                                                                                                                                    cessful Material Girl
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Holloway, Sue McDonald,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Damian Williams, Ben
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Curley     and    Shirley
                                                                                                                                                                    2007 art exhibition in        Williams.
     BRIGHTON Council is                of every second month to                                                                                                    August.                           The exhibition would
     reminding residents that           remove garden material,                                                                                                         The aim of the Materi-    not have been possible
     there are a number of              and residents are encour-                                                                                                   al Girl art competition for   without the help of the
     new Tasmanian air qual-            aged to call the council                                                                                                    Tasmanian women is to:        Greater Green Ponds
     ity regulations which              depot for information,” he                                                                                                      • Promote female art      Regional Arts group.
     need to be abided by               said.                                                                                                                       and artists living in Tas-        Thank you to the
     when undertaking back-                 “Residents living in a        Back row, from left, artists Lynette Wilson and Penny Burnett, Nenita Orsino, Moya        mania.                        Helping Hands crew from
     yard burning.                      rural area are permitted         Jeffries and Brighton’s acting Mayor Cr Geoff Taylor. Front row, from left, Bridgewater        • Provoke     thought     Jordan River Services
         Council’s environmen-          to burn off outside of the                     High School students Jessica Greaves and Hannah Pullen.                      about the diverse roles       who transported the
     tal health officer Brent           restricted hours that                                                                                                       women play in our socie-      stands.
     Basstian said the new              apply to residential                                                                                                        ty.                               Through wonderful
     Environmental Manage-
     ment and Pollution Con-
                                        zones; however, the
                                        restrictions on what can-
                                                                       Asian cooking demonstration                                                                      • Promote
                                                                                                                                                                    Tasmania.
                                                                                                                                                                                       Women      community spirit the
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Material Girl 2007 art
     trol Regulations (2007)            not be burned still apply.     COME and enjoy a                                                                                 • Celebrate Interna-      exhibition came together
                                            “Over the next six
                                                                                                      Catholic parish                 Works program                 tional Women’s Day.           and was enjoyed by many
     are aimed at air quality                                          demonstration of Asian
     standards in the state.            months council is also         cooking.                       fair on again                   Oct/Nov                           The theme for the         and the art committee
         “The regulations are           investigating a proposal                                                                                                    2007 exhibition was           looks forward to hosting
                                                                          Sit back, relax and see     THE annual Pontville            • Various road digouts.
     ensuring that everybody            to ban all backyard burn-                                                                                                   Island Life: Through          the 2008 exhibition.
                                                                       how it is done, and enjoy      Bridgewater-Brighton            • Various road recon-         Women’s Eyes.                     Each year a new
     undertakes       backyard          ing in residential areas so    the finished product.
                                        that it is consistent with                                    Claremont         Catholic      structions.                       Bridgewater       High    theme is announced and
     burning in a socially                                                The demonstration           parish fair will be held on     • Andrew Street,
     responsible      manner,”          the new air quality legis-                                                                                                  School art teacher Eve        categories are rotated to
                                                                       will be at 6 Bowden Drive      Saturday 6 October from         Brighton, footpath from       Mills opened the exhibi-      allow participation by a
     Brent said.                        lation.”
                                                                       on Tuesday 9 October           11am-2 pm at the                Erin Close to Alice Place.    tion which ran for two        variety of artists using
         Mr Basstian said that                                         from      10am-12.30pm.        Brighton        Municipal       • Lennox Park, Old
     although the new regula-               Barbecues                  Cost is $3.                    Memorial Hall, Pontville.       Beach, new fence.
                                                                                                                                                                    weeks and was held in
                                                                                                                                                                    the Brighton Council
                                                                                                                                                                                                  different media.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      For more information
     tions did not allow burn-              Mr Basstian remind-           Numbers are limited            For further informa-         • Continuation of indus-      chambers.                     about Material Girl email
     ing off on blocks less than        ed residents that barbe-       so please call Heather on      tion phone Mina Gericke         trial estate water                The arts committee        Women Tasmania wtad-
     2000 square metres in              cues are not subject to        6263 4303.                     on 6268 1988.                   upgrade from Brighton.        would like to acknowl-        min@dpac.tas.gov.au or
     size, Brighton Council’s           the prohibition on back-                                                                                                    edge and thank the            phone freecall 1800 001
     Environmental Health               yard burning but they
     Bylaw did allow burning
     off to occur in residential
                                        are subject to the same
                                        visible smoke restrictions
                                                                       Amy’s                                                                                        helpers, Pat Almond, Liz      377.

                                                                                                                                                                     Jumping Castle • Music Mat • Butter Turning
     areas     on     Mondays,          as wood heaters.
     Wednesdays and Satur-
     days between 10am and
                                            Under the new regu-
                                        lations it is an offence if
                                                                       artwork                                                                                       Animals • Toss the Boot • Barn Dance • Music
                                                                                                                                                                     Wagon Rides • Free BBQ • Lots lots more...
     4pm provided no house-             the smoke being emitted
     hold rubbish, rubber,              is visible 10 metres or        tops                                                                                          Jumping Castle • Music Mat • Butter Turning
     plastic or green garden
     waste is burned.
         “A free green waste
     collection service is avail-
                                        more from the chimney
                                        for at least 30 seconds at
                                        a time, as well as being
                                        generally visible for at
                                                                       Tassie                                                                                                       C4C
                                                                                                                                                                     Animals • Toss the Boot • Barn Dance • Music
                                                                                                                                                                     Wagon Rides • Free BBQ • Lots lots more...
                                                                                                                                                                     Jumping Castle • Music Mat • Butter Turning
     able on the first Tuesday          least 10 minutes.              GRADE 10 Bridgewater
                                                                       High and former Bridge-                                                                                    Family
                                                                                                                                                                     Animals • Toss the Boot • Barn Dance • Music


      A Night at the Theatre
                                                                                                                                                                     Wagon Rides • Free BBQ • Lots lots more...
                                                                       water Primary student


                                                                                                                                                                         Fun Day
                                                                       Amy Pouwelse has won a                                                                        Jumping Castle • Music Mat • Butter Turning
                                                                       statewide portrait compe-                                                                     Animals • Toss the Boot • Barn Dance • Music
                                                                       tition.
         Dinner & Show at the Pontville Hall                               She is the overall win-                                                                   Wagon Rides • Free BBQ • Lots lots more...
                                                                       ner from 491 government                                                                       Jumping along to • Music MatAlive Family Fun
           Saturday 17 November at 7pm.                                school and college entries                                                                      Come Castle the Brighton • Butter Turning
                                                                       from throughout Tasma-           Amy’s winning portrait, from left, Gaye Middleton, Amy                   Day for Boot • Barn Dance • Music
                                                                                                                                                                     Animals • Toss the a great day out!
         Featuring some of Hobart’s most talented actors               nia.                                           Pouwelse and Eve Mills.                        Wagon Rides • Free BBQ • Lots lots more...
                                                                                                                                                                        Cris Fitzpatrick Park (Tottenham Road),
                   in three one-act comedies...                            Amy designed and
                                                                       produced her print, ‘Girl      art teacher Eve Mills had      Prize portrait competi-                             Music Mat
                                                                                                                                                                     Jumping Castle • Gagebrook • Butter Turning
                      “Remains to be Seen:                             with Rabbit’, using print-     motivatd her to do so.         tion.                           Animals • Toss the Boot • Barn Dance • Music
                   “Nice Tie/Bride and Gloom”                          making          techniques        “I hadn’t really want-         Entries were dis-                        Thursday 22 November
                                                                       learned from visiting          ed to enter in the first       played at the University        Wagon Rides • Free BBQ • Lots lots more...
                                                                                                                                                                                        11am-2pm
                          and “Lifeline”                                                              place because I was sure I     of Tasmania’s Centre for
                                                                       artist-in-residence Gaye                                                                      Jumping Castle • Music Mat • Butter Turning
                                                                       Middleton.                     wouldn’t win,” she said.       the Arts in the Hobart                For more information please phone
                  Admission only $30                                       She entered the com-          The ‘Young Archies’         wharf area.                       John Klug at Brighton Council on 6268 • Music
                                                                                                                                                                     •Animals • Toss the Boot • Barn Dance 7000
             – includes a three-course meal                            petition only after Gaye       competition was modelled                                       Wagon Rides • Free BBQ • Lots lots more... lots...
                                                                       and Bridgewater High           on Australia’s Archibald
       Book now at the Brighton Post Office and Brighton
                 Council for a great night out.                         Your Passport to Financial Freedom Starts Here
                (Remember – seats are limited)
         Brought to you by the Brighton Council, Brighton Alive! and
                           the Playhouse Theatre.



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        8 – BRIGHTON COMMUNITY NEWS OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2007




        Sport and recreation events galore
                 By BEN CURLEY*                   of sporting activities at           is yet to lose a match.                     Tasmanian Grant Page was          Another exciting concept to     Road Safety Taskforce, street
        2007 has seen a number of                 Brighton Primary School and             Goal posts were recently            the favourite for the 10km        be trialled in Brighton during      cricket will be played in a
        sport and recreation activities,          Old Beach sports ground,            donated to Green Point to               event and he didn’t disappoint    summer will be the inaugural        Gagebrook street classed as an
        community events and infor-               including ultimate frisbee, vol-    assist with the booming foot-           taking out the run in a com-      Twenty/20 cricket as well as a      ‘at-risk street’.
        mation and consultation ses-              leyball, tennis and soccer for      ball development program.               fortable time. Olivia Gillies     continuation of the ever-popu-          Wheelie bins will be used as
        sions in the Brighton munici-             local children during their             The annual Brighton coun-           won the women’s event.            lar street cricket competitions     wickets and over the fence is
        pality.                                   school holiday period.              try challenge was held in early             Starting    this   month,     supported by the TCA and            six and out. The game must be
           The council, in conjunction                The June term one holidays      September at Pontville recre-           Brighton Council, in conjunc-     Road Safety Taskforce.              stopped when traffic is
        with local schools, community             also featured sports activities,    ation ground and was a huge             tion with Active After-School         The Twenty/20 initiative is     approaching.
        organisations, residents and              including Brighton’s first disc     success with a large turnout of         Communities and the Hobart        open to all businesses in an            The aim of the event is to
        service providers, has been work-         golf at Brighton primary school     serious runners, or others who          Chargers, has established a       after-hours cricket competition     highlight to those who would
        ing towards creating an                   along with tennis and other         walked their dogs or pushed             primary school three-on-three     to be played at a semi-compet-      consider speeding to think
        increased level of community              games.                              their children in prams around          basketball competition at         itive level.                        twice as they use our streets.
        involvement by providing organ-               Auskick football clinics        the beautiful 10km or 5km               Bridgewater High School, with         Several teams have already          Importantly, it encourages
        ised activities and events in             were held at Gagebrook and          course.                                 teams from grade three, four,     entered and are keen to begin       residents to come out of their
        Brighton.                                 Green Point primary schools             The weather was superb              five and six.                     in November.                        houses and to be actively
           With the school holidays               over past months and from           with more than 100 partici-                 Games will run after school       Street cricket is now in its    involved in their community.
        beginning in early September              these several successful foot-      pants taking part, making it            on Monday nights and teams        third year and has been warm-           *Ben Curley is Brighton
        we successfully ran a number              balls teams were formed, espe-      the most successful Brighton            will compete for the primary      ly received by the community.        Council’s sport and recreation
                                                  cially from Green Point, which      Country Challenge to date.              school championship.                  With the support of the                       officer


        Take extra care on roads                                            ALP poll
        WITH students back at               40km/h when within 50
        school for the start of
        third term, the State
                                            metres of a school bus
                                            displaying flashing warn-
                                                                            candidate
        Government has made a
        special plea to motorists
                                            ing lights – whether the
                                            bus is stopped or moving.       joins Shed
        to exercise extreme cau-                “But children also
        tion when driving near
        school buses and through
                                            need to be reminded that
                                            it is important that they
                                                                            helpers
        school zones.                       must wait until the bus is
           Minister for Infra-
        structure Jim Cox said
                                            gone before they cross the
                                            road and not to walk in
                                                                            for a BBQ
        drivers must slow to                front of the bus.”              FEDERAL Labor candi-
                                                                            date for Franklin Julie
                                                                            Collins shared a barbecue
           LOCAL CHURCH SERVICES                                            recently with the hard-
                       October and November                                 working volunteers at
                                                                            Pete’s Community Shed
         ANGLICAN PARISH OF BRIGHTON                                        in Bridgewater, in cele-
         Rev Bob Witten (Ph 6268 0066)                                      bration of Adult Learners’
         St Mark’s, Pontville    Every Sunday         10am                  Week.
                                 2nd Wednesday        11.30am                  Jeff White, the coordi-
         St George’s, Old Beach 2nd, 3rd and                                nator, gave Ms Collins a           Pete’s shed was the          the Brighton Council,        ALP candidate for Franklin Julie Collins with from left, Jeff
                                 4th Sundays          8.45am                tour of the facility which     brainchild of Bill Grif-         Housing Tasmania and                 White, George Startup and John Walters.
                                                                            provides a focal point for     fiths and a local unem-          Brighton Rotary Club
         St Thomas’s, Tea Tree 1st Sunday             5pm (up to 1 April)
                                                                            local people to learn skills   ployed man who realised          and is run by volunteers.
                                                      4pm (thereafter)      in woodwork, metalwork         that it would not only              Residents of local
                                   3rd Sunday         8.45am                and home repairs free of       develop practical skills in      aged-care homes also
         Bridgewater/Gagebrook 4th Sunday             2.30pm                charge.                        people, but also provide a       share their skills and
         Sunday Connections @ Albion Road units (Ph 0438 637 331)              The day was organ-          friendly and relaxed             wisdom with young peo-
         BRIDGEWATER-BRIGHTON-CLAREMONT CATHOLIC PARISH                     ised and supported by the      place to meet.                   ple at the shed, which is
                                                                            Gagebrook Community                The shed was estab-          open five days a week
         Fr Dudley Perera (OMI) (Ph 6263 6242)                              Centre.                        lished with the support of       between 9am and 1pm.
         St Paul’s, Bridgewater 9am every Sunday
         St Matthew’s, Pontville 1st Sunday           10.30am
                                   3rd Sunday
         St Bernard’s, Claremont 10.30am every Sunday
                                                      noon                                                                                  Awards                                                         for sale
         NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTRE – BRIDGEWATER
         Pastor Ron Schnakenberg (Ph 6249 2920 or 0414 592 920)                                                                             for long                             Brighton Nursery (Just off Eddington St
                                                                                                                                                                                                         in Bridgewater)
         10.30am & 6.30pm every Sunday
         27-29 Hurst Street, Bridgewater
         UNITING CHURCH – GAGEBROOK
                                                                                                                                            service                                                    6 October, 10am-3pm

         Rev John McRae (Ph 0400 128 122)
         10am every Sunday
                                                                                                                                            to SES                          Once-in-a-decade Plant Sale...
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Top up for Spring!
         Worship & children’s time, followed by morning tea
                                                                                                                                            THE director of the State
         UNITING CHURCH – PONTVILLE                                                                                                         Emergency         Service       Plus: BBQ and a Jumping Castle
         Pastor Dennis Cousens                                                                                                              (SES), Andrew Lea,
         11.15am – 1st Sunday of the month                                                                                                  recently presented long-                                 A great family fun day!
         LIVING WATER CHURCH (AOG)                                                                                                          service medals and spe-
                                                                                                                                            cial lapel pins to nine
                                                                                                                                                                                Come and meet your community and
         (Old Main Rd, Bridgewater)                                                    Simon Geard, left, with Andrew Lea.                  members of the Brighton                       buy a plant.
         Pastor Tom Sargent (Ph 6263 3535)
                                                                                                                                            SES unit for their out-
         7pm – Every Saturday evening                                                                                                       standing service and com-
         CROSSROADS BAPTIST CHURCH                                                                                                          mitment to their local
         Granton Hall                                                                                                                       community.                        IMMUNISATION CLINICS 2007
         Pastor Larry Parshall (Ph 6263 6868)                                                                                                   Brighton     members
         10am & 6pm every Sunday                                                                                                            were:                            Brighton Council sponsors a free, monthly
                                                                                                                                            • Graeme Clark, long-
                                                                                                                                              service     medal    (20         immunisation clinic at the Community
           BRIDGEWATER POST OFFICE                                                                                                            years)                             Health Centre, 27 Green Point Rd,
                                                                                                                                            • Peter Geard, long-serv-         Bridgewater. Immunisation sessions are
                 • Post office boxes available for lease                                                                                      ice medal (30 years)
                                                                                                                                            • Simon Geard, lapel pin
                                                                                                                                                                             conducted on the first Tuesday of every
                   • Pay your bills • Banking facilities                                                                                      (five years)                            month from 2pm-3pm.
                     • Pay council and water rates                                                                                          • Rodney Hills, lapel pin
                 • Home and office stationery supplies                                                                                        Stan Nikel, long-service       The following are the dates set for 2007:
                   (order by 10am, receive by 2pm)*                                                                                           medal (20 years)
                                                                                                                                            • Peter Paice, long-serv-
                Ph: 6263 7236 Fax: 6263 7236                                                                                                  ice medal (20 years)         2 October          6 November          4 December
                                 *Conditions apply                                                                                          • Dean Plummer, long-          Note – Council also offers a 20% discount to
                                                                                        Rodney Hill, left, with Andrew Lea.                   service     medal    (20     residents on Hep A, Hep B, Chicken Pox, Influenza
                                                                                                                                              years)
                                                                                                                                                                           and Meningococcal vaccines that are not on the
                                                                                                                                            • Andrew Walker, long-
                                                                                                                                              service     medal    (20     standard vaccination schedule. These vaccines must
                                                                                                                                              years)                       be pre-booked a week before normal clinic days by
                                                                                                                                            • James Walker, long-          contacting Council’s Environment Health Officer on
                                                                                                                                              service     medal    (20     6268 7022.
                                                                                                                                              years).                      In addition, Commonwealth funding has allowed
                                                                                                                                                Brighton Council con-
                                                                                                                                                                           Council to provide free of charge influenza vaccine to
                                                                                                                                            gratulates all the mem-
                                                                                                                                            bers on their loyalty and      people 65 years old and over.
                                                                                                                                            hard work in keeping our       For further information, please contact Council’s
                                                                                                                                            municipality safe in the       Environmental Health Officer on 6268 7022.
                                                                                                                                            times of crisis.

				
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