June 13 2011 Vol 11 Issue 11
Gold has been found at West Tandarra. Bendigo.‖ This gold
Navarre Minerals are excited about the is under 20 metres of
gold found in drill samples taken in the Murray Basin sedi-
West Tandarra area. ment.
The company recently completed a 21 The news of the drill
hole aircore drill campaign covering results sent the share
1,600 metres at the West Tandarra gold price soaring Shares
prospect, and intersected a prominent in the company
quartz reef structure as well as significant closed 125% or 17.5c
quartz veining in 16 of the drilled holes. higher to 31.5c on
The best result was drill-hole ACT015, heavy volume of
which intersected 10 metres at 34.4 more than 16 million
grams of gold per tonne from only 37 shares. It later settled
metres below surface. They drilled to a back to 30c per share.
depth of 57 metres, at 37 they hit quartz Planning is now underway to drill closer
BIG CUPPA! $13,000
and its sediments, this vein continued for Over 300 guests enjoyed lots of ‗Sugar,
spaced drill traverses to ensure the conti-
the next 10 metres till a depth of 47 me- nuity of the mineralisation. Spice and All Things Nice‘ at Dingee‘s
tres. That 10 metres averaged out at 34 11th Biggest Morning Tea held at the
grams of gold per tonne, two metres of Steve Harper, geologist with the project,
Falls Farm on 26th May 2011.
that assayed at 161.2 grams per tonne. says that Navarre Minerals has an explo-
It was cool and cloudy weather, but each
ration licence but always gets permission
The results indicate the presence of guest was warmly welcomed and treated
from the farmer before entering their land
coarse nuggetty gold with host rocks and and works out a compensation agree- throughout the morning. From the gift of
a mineralisation style considered similar ment. The works must be rehabilitated a ‗Sugar & Spice‘ biscuit upon entry,
to the 22 million ounce Bendigo Gold- through to the lavish morning tea, won-
back to the condition in which the mining
field. "This is one of the best gold inter- company found them. Navarre minerals derful raffle & huge prize draw, shopping
cepts in recent Victorian exploration his- give high priority to looking after the at produce and merchandise stalls, catch-
tory. Needless to say, we're very excited," farmers on whose land they work and the ing up with friends, and listening to our
Managing Director of Navarre Minerals, communities in which they work. guest speaker Robyn Bird, there was
Geoff McDermott said. something for everyone!
―Navarre is based in Stawell. The To each and every person involved in this
―There were a couple of high grade hits Stawell gold mine is mining 1600 meters huge community event, a pat on the back
in 2006 and 2007 that we have been keen down so to have found gold at just 37
is well deserved. Last year, our event
to follow up. With these new results, we metres below the surface is very
raised $12,500 which placed us as the
now have high grade gold hits over a two exciting‖ said Steve.
highest morning tea fundraiser in Victo-
kilometre zone. We have been working
ria! This year‘s total has now gone over
on the theory that the same rocks which
an amazing $13,000! Thanks everyone
host the 22 million ounce Bendigo gold-
and congratulations Dingee’s Biggest
field continue under cover north of
Thank you for the continued support of our major sponsors
BEARS LAGOON PIGGERY
Manufacturers of Ham, Bacon & Smallgoods
East Loddon P-12 College
JOHN WILSON TRANSPORT PTY, LTD Principal: Mr Brad Madden
LIVESTOCK CARRIER From the Principal Interesting points Thomas relayed to
Congratulations me were that classes in Zimbabwe
Congratulations to Bryan Jolly who have an average of 40-45 students,
Phone /Fax 5437 8248 recently won his division in the Judo with some classes being as big as 60.
Mobile Phone 0428 507 104 Kardinia International Cup event. There are no Integration Aides in
U.H.F. Channel 40 This makes Bryan the current Victo- these classes and special needs stu-
rian Schoolboys Champion, a title he dents have remedial classes with
has won on a number of previous around 20 students in each class, all
MILLER‘S AG. SUPPLIES occasions. Reaching these heights with varying needs.
JUNE SPECIALS involves a lot of time training and
travelling and Bryan and his family Whooping Cough
Pedigree Working Dog 22kg $38-00 (& bonus 2kg) There have been confirmed cases of
are to be commended for their per-
Pedigree Adult Mince & Veg 22kg $37-50 (& bonus 2kg)
Super Rat Grain Bait 2kg $44-00 sistence, which we know is one of Whooping Cough within our area.
Syngenta Talon Pellets 150gms $7-50 the keys to success in any endeav- This notice is mentioned to make
our. people aware of the fact this has
Ph: 5455 7306 Fax: 5455 7488 occurred, and not to alarm anyone. If
0427 181 461
Visiting Teachers you have particular concerns regard-
Thomas and Jane who were visiting ing Whooping Cough, please speak
teachers from Zimbabwe reported to to your local GP and check on your
RAYWOOD MOTORS me that they were most impressed child‘s immunisation records to see
( Lyle and Sharon Collins, proprietors) with the staff, students and curricu- if they were immunised against it. A
Car Service and Tuning lum offered at our College. They useful website to help give a better
All Mechanical Repairs were present at our College on Tues- understanding of Whooping Cough
Small engine and truck repairs day and Wednesday of this week and is http://www.kidspot.com.au.
Licensed vehicle tester 8546GE
Sales– L.P.G. Petrol Diesel
were both wonderful personalities to
Household gas B.B.Q. bottles refilled have in the school.
ABN 59 609 725 004
PH (03) 5436 1247 Fax (03) 5436 1297
Inquiry into Insurance Industry in Wake of Floods
ANDREW MAHER SERPENTINE The House of Representatives Com- and the handling of their insurance
mittee on Social Policy has begun an claim.
Ph 54378217 inquiry into the response of the in- There are many people and busi-
Mob 0427 378 217 surance industry to extreme weather nesses that have not had a satisfac-
Fax 54378218 events, such as those that occurred in tory response from their insurance
CONTRACT BALING 8X4X3 BALES the electorate of Murray late last company. Similarly, there may have
Servicing Loddon & surrounding area year and earlier this year. been cases where insurance compa-
BUYING SELLING AND CARTAGE OF ALL Federal Member for Murray, Dr nies have provided excellent assis-
GRADES OF HAY
Sharman Stone encourages those tance with claims.
individuals and businesses that were I encourage those that have been
affected by the floods and subse- affected, either negatively or posi-
RAYWOOD BUTCHERS quently their insurance companies to tively to complete this survey,‖
Ron and Anna Thompson respond. Sharman Stone said.
Mobile meat wagon. Have meat will travel. ―The Committee is conducting an To complete the survey, visit
Select your choice of meat at home.
online survey about insurance claims www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/
Ph- b.h. 5436 1207 a.h. 5436 1451 in disaster-affected communities,‖ spla/insurance/index.htm.
Thu – Dingee, Calivil, Serpentine, Mitiamo & Jarklin areas Sharman Stone said. Alternatively, to make a formal sub-
Fri- Sebastian/ Eaglehawk/ Bendigo area
―The survey gives people who have mission to the inquiry, visit
Specialising in Clubs, BBQ, Spits, Beef, Lamb, Pork, Bulk made a disaster-related claim in the www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/
orders and Fruit and Vegetables.
past five years, the opportunity to documents/howsub.htm or call (02)
comment on the coverage of their 6277 2358 for more information on
insurance policy, the claims process, how to make a submission.
―Remember, if you ever need a help-
―When one door of happiness
ing hand, you'll find one at the end of
closes, another opens, but often we
your arm ... As you grow older you
look so long at the closed door that
will discover that you have two
we do not see the one that has been
hands. One for helping yourself, the
opened for us.‖
other for helping others.‖
GLEDHILL’S CONTRACTING Leading Senior Constable Lewis at Calivil
Mower conditioning, raking
Baling rolls & big squares In his address at the Calivil Bowls learned not to wear his police cap on
Round bale silage wrapping Luncheon on Monday 6th June Lead- the beat. It was the perfect round
Buying all types hay, standing or on shares ing Senior Constable Lewis stressed white target on which to drop sundry
the importance of the road rules re- items upon from high rise buildings.
*Laser Grading 10‘ bucket *Wood cutting
garding drink driving, speeding and When based at Russell St Police
*Relief milking *Mechanical & welding jobs
seat belts. Princess Di‘s accident headquarters his desk was destroyed
emphasised each of these. The driver in the Russell St bombing. His best
John: 0488368336 Josh: 0418369579
was drunk, he was speeding and the mate arrested Julian Knight at the
only person to survive the accident end of his massacre in Hoddle St.
was Princess Diana‘s body guard.
He was the only one wearing a seat Later Dale was posted to Belgrave
belt. close to the more rural area in which
he grew up. Dale‘s application for
Dale joined the police force when he the position of leading senior consta-
was just 18. His first job was on the ble at Mitiamo was successful. The
beat in Collingwood where he position is now based in Serpentine.
Despite being on call 24 hours Dale
says he enjoys having the close con-
tact with the community that you get
in a rural posting. We as a commu-
nity appreciate him not only for his
police work but for his community
involvement and making himself
available for days such as this.
For advice and a full range of incentives
available for environmental and on-farm im-
provement works, please contact the
Department of Primary Industries:
DPI Kerang 54 521266
DPI Echuca 54 821922
= DINGEE =
LIVEWEIGHTSCALES Grandma and Grandpa were visit-
ing their kids overnight.
East Loddon Lions Club
Buying Cattle and Calves all year Inconjunction with
Contact Robert and Pam Plant Anglesea Lions Club
Ph. 54 368209 or 0427 679661 Would like to invite YOU to a
For current prices & on farm pick-up
H.W. Greenham & Sons Pty. WEEKEND IN
When Grandpa found a bottle of ANGLESEA
MIKE FITCHETT firstname.lastname@example.org Viagra in his son's medicine cabi- 22 – 25th July 2011
A B N 280 441 10 574
net, he asked about using one of Accommodation has been arranged at Camp
the pills. Burnside and transport from Dingee to Angle-
DINGEE AUTO The son said, 'I don't think you sea. Tthanks to the generosity of others this
camp will be
ELECTRICAL should take one Dad; they're very
FREE OF CHARGE!
On site service to cars trucks farm machinery strong and very expensive.'
This weekend is being made possible
Ph 5436 8443 Fax 5436 8446 'How much?' asked Grandpa.
Mob 0429 100 072 P.O. BOX 351DINGEE through generous donations for flood af-
'$20.00 a pill,' Answered the son.. fected communities.
24 hr Breakdown Service or Keys Locked in Car 'I don't care,' said Grandpa, 'I'd still You don’t have to have been flooded
like to try one, and before we leave out to be affected!
in the morning, I'll put the money
under the pillow.' Singles, Couples & Families
Later the next morning, the son
found $120.00 under the pillow. For more information or if you are inter-
He called Grandpa and said, 'I told ested in coming along, please contact:
you each pill was $20.00, not Jo Guthrie – 5436 6220 or
$120.00. Jim Hercus 5436 6266
'I know,' said Grandpa. 'The hun- Space is limited so get in early to avoid
dred is from Grandma!' missing out!
Mayor Gavin Holt
WARD BOUNDARIES It has given Loddon Shire Council
ESTABLISHED great satisfaction to be able to sup-
The Victorian Electoral Commission port Blaze Aid and its volunteers by
has released its final report review- funding many community groups to
ing the electoral boundaries of the provide evening meals to the volun-
Loddon Shire. The report recom- teers.
mends five single-councillor wards SALVATION ARMY FLOOD
R.R. & E.M. PICKLES to be known as Boort, Inglewood, RECOVERY EFFORTS
& SONS Pty. Ltd. Tarnagulla, Terrrick and Wedder- I would also like to acknowledge the
burn. work of the Salvation Army, which
Landforming & Fodder Conservation These recommendations, if accepted has been operating a flood recovery
Re-topsoiling, Channel pads, Drainage, by the minister for local govern- centre at the Serpentine Works De-
Ripping, Discing and Contract Sowing ment, will establish the boundaries pot, distributing goods to residents
Hay baling and raking
for the next Council election to be of the Shire. Now that there has
Phone: Glen Phone: Robert held in late 2012. Council will con- been a drop in demand for their ser-
03 5436 6280 03 5436 6397 tinue to be administered under the vices, the Serpentine distribution
0428 571 593 0428 366 397 existing boundaries until that time. centre closed at the end of May
Council welcomes the Victorian 2011.
JOHN HOLT Electoral Commission‘s recommen- A special vote of thanks goes to the
CARPENTER & JOINER dations, as the proposal for five sin- Salvation Army on behalf of the
MITIAMO gle-councillor wards was supported Loddon Shire Council for services
by the Loddon Shire in its submis- provided during and after the flood
*NEW BUILDINGS *EXTENSIONS
*RENOVATIONS *PERGOLAS sions to the review. Council recog- of 2011.
*KITCHENS *BATHROOMS nises that there will be instances
where ward boundaries do not accu- VICROADS CENTRAL VICTO-
NO JOB TOO SMALL rately reflect the community of in- RIAN MUNICIPALITIES CLUS-
PROFESSIONAL WORKMANSHIP terest of all voters. TER MEETING
03 5436 5365 0429 031064 Last Friday I attended the VicRoads
MURRAY RIVER GROUP OF Central Victorian Municipalities
COUNCILS Cluster Meeting at Redesdale. This
Subcontractor Last week I attended a strategic
Renovations, Bathrooms meeting provides the Mayors and
planning day in Mildura with my CEOs of a number of central Victo-
Kitchens fellow Mayors of the Murray River
Pergolas, Decks, Verandahs rian municipalities the opportunity
Group of Councils. Jointly we re- to hold direct discussions with sen-
Wall/FloorTiling solved to continue our work on ad- ior representatives of VicRoads. The
vocacy around the issues that are services provided to this region by
Carpenter & Joiner important to all our communities. VicRoads are important to all in our
Ph.0428 592 951 or 54 361 166 These issues include: community. VicRoads, the state
Please call for a free quote making our small towns better government road agency, is respon-
places to live sible for the construction and main-
improved health and education fa- tenance of the arterial highways
For all your mechanical repair cilities
throughout Victoria. People of Lod-
better roads and public transport. don are serviced by the Wimmera,
Western quality oils Above all, the group renewed its Calder and Loddon Valley high-
Lge range quality batteries commitment to build strong and ways, and this meeting provided a
Liquid engineering products positive relationships with both the great opportunity to advocate on
state and federal government. behalf of our community for im-
BLAZE AID proved transport services linking
Bears Lagoon Garage Saturday 28 May saw the official this region with the rest of Victoria,
Phone Adam or Greg on (03) 54379 248 departure of Blaze Aid from the and importantly, with Melbourne.
Loddon Shire. On behalf of my fel- This meeting provided me with an
low Councillors, and I‘m sure the
WATER CARTAGE entire Loddon community, I would
opportunity to directly brief the
leadership group of VicRoads on the
Fresh domestic water for like to recognise the outstanding effect of flooding on the people of
homes, farms, pools etc. contribution that Blaze Aid has Loddon, and in particular on the
7 days made in repairing fences for the road infrastructure which is so criti-
Loddon community. I would like to cal to allowing us to effectively con-
Choice of large or small loads formally thank the organisers and
John and Julie Quinlan duct our business and live our lives
the volunteers for their tireless ef- in this municipality.
Ph: 5456 7408 Mob: 0428 567 408 forts in assisting our farmers recover
from the recent floods.
This meeting is just one of the many 2010/2011 floods. This program
Septic Tank Cleaning networking and advocacy opportuni-
ties undertaken on a regular basis to
requires additional resources, and
these have been built into the budget.
0419 874 162 ensure that the people of Loddon are
well-represented and that our issues
The budget allows for a 5.5% in-
crease in the total amount of rates to
VIC PLANT PTY. LTD. and needs are at the front of mind of be raised by Council, and a 5% in-
EPSOM HARD RUBBISH COLLECTION
crease to garbage and recycling
Privately owned & operated Earlier this year Council undertook a Council will adopt the 2011/2012
kerbside hard waste collection for Budget at the Ordinary Meeting to be
various township areas throughout held on 27 June 2011 after consider-
the Loddon Shire. It has been noted
Billy Sexton Contracting however that a number of properties
ing any submissions received by
DIRECT DRILLING AND have presented materials which for
MOWER CONDITIONING various reasons are unable to be col- The second document is the Draft
Service to the Dingee Calivil area lected via this service including en- Waste Management Strategy, which
Duncan 19run machine with harrows and roller gine parts, electronic goods, mat- will be on public display until
Will sow Pasture, Lucerne or cereal tresses, building waste or chemical Wednesday 6 July 2011.
3.2 meter roller mower conditioner drums. Additionally, a number of This document provides the frame-
No job to big or small property owners have presented ma- work for Council to deliver environ-
Phone: 54368342 or 0447028941 terial well after the scheduled collec- mentally and financially sustainable
tion date or within rural areas not waste management initiatives be-
covered by this service. tween now and 2016, and includes
Loddon Campaspe kerbside waste and recycling collec-
As it is now approaching 3 months
Operations tions, education of sustainable waste
since the scheduled collection oc-
Loddon Office management, monitoring waste man-
curred, Council again requests that
property owners remove materials agement, hard waste collection, and
remaining on their nature strips and government programs.
either transport these to a suitable Council will adopt the Waste Man-
waste management facility or if ap- agement Strategy at the Ordinary
propriate, re-present during the next Meeting to be held on 25 July 2011
scheduled kerbside hard waste col- after considering any submissions
lection. received by community members.
J.J. & B.J. OSBORNE Property owners who continue to I encourage community members to
CONTRACTING ignore this request and leave hard take some time to look at these docu-
waste on their nature strips may be ments, and provide valuable input
Square baling 8x4x3 contacted by Shire staff during up- about them to Council.
Round baling coming network inspections and run
the risk of incurring a fine. DOG AND CAT REGISTRATIONS
12ft mower conditioner/roller Residents are reminded that dog and
DOCUMENTS ON PUBLIC DISPLAY cat registration renewals were due on
Ph 5436 8480 Jeff 0447 030 531 The Local Government Act provides 10 April 2011. If you are keeping a
Brenton 0428 402 819 the community with the opportunity dog or cat that is not registered with
to read and comment on documents Council you can contact Local Law
that Council has prepared in draft staff on 54941200 who can assist you
form. At the moment Council has with any questions.
two documents on public display,
and I encourage anyone with an in- Over coming weeks, Council‘s Local
terest in them to take up this opportu- Law staff will be visiting properties
nity. to ensure dogs and cats are regis-
tered. Registration and microchip-
The first is the 2011/2012 Draft ping will ensure that a valued pet can
Budget, which will be on public dis- be returned promptly to its owner.
play until Friday 24 June. This docu-
ment outlines Council‘s budget for MAKING THE MOST OF
next financial year, and provides BROADBAND WORKSHOP
information about how Council will Are you prepared for the digital
BEARS LAGOON raise funds, and where it will spend economy the National Broadband
SILAGE SERVICES those funds. Network (NBN) will unleash? Is
your business ready to take advan-
RUSSELL & JUDY In monetary terms and delivery of tage of the opportunities and deal
MOUNTJOY program, this budget is the largest with the challenges?
PH/Fax - 03 5437 9222, that Council has ever prepared. The
MOB- 0429 189473 most significant factor in the budget The launch of NBN has ushered in a
Forage Harvesting Contractors is the program outlined to commence new era for the digital economy and
rehabilitation and repair of Council‘s has widespread implications for how
Grain /Gravel Carting
infrastructure as a result of the we conduct business in Australia.
As part of a federal government
Myotherapy initiative to support NBN, a free
LODDON SHIRE COUNCIL
VICTORIAN SENIORS FESTIVAL
Why put up with…. informative workshop will be held
Sport Injuries Occupational Injuries at the Wedderburn Community EVENT GRANTS
Repetitive Strains Muscle Tension & Strains
Hip & Sciatic Pain Headache/Migraines
Centre on 21 June at 6.30pm. The AVAILABLE
When Myotherapy can help! workshop will provide you with
Loddon Victorian Seniors Festival
the information and tools you need
Ebony Lawry BA MYO (VSF) will run from Sunday 2nd Oc-
DBNC Inc Bendigo Myotherapy to plan for your future.
tober to Sunday 9th October, 2011.
21 King St, Dingee Somerville St, Bendigo This seminar has been developed
Ph: 5436 8309 Ph: 5441 1908 Grants of up to $250 are available to
with small and medium sized Vic-
interested individuals or organisa-
torian businesses in mind. It is
tions who would like to host an event
ideal for business owner/operators,
during the festival.
CEOs, IT, operations, sales and
marketing managers. Proposed events will be:
Intended for people aged 50 plus
Those who attend will be provided
(does not exclude cross-generational
For all your hairdressing needs with:
with An overview of the technical as-
Held in the Loddon Shire Council
pects of the NBN
Merryn Arthur, please contact the An understanding of how it will
and open to all eligible residents
Conducted during a three week
Dingee Bush Nursing Centre change your community, your cus-
period around VSF Week:
on 54368309. tomers and the economy
25th September to 16th October,
Local and overseas examples of
business leveraging broadband for
Hosted by an individual or organisa-
tion with public liability insurance
Tools and strategies to help your
Able to levy a minimal entry fee on
business can take advantage of the
Relaxation and remedial NBN
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Thursday
Massage Therapist An opportunity to share ideas, con-
30th July 2011
Working Tuesday at cerns and information with other
Dingee Bush Nurse Centre business people For further information or to obtain a
For bookings call 54368309
*Relaxation * Remedial funding application please contact
*Gift vouchers available To register for attendance at the
workshop on 21st June please Linda Canfield
contact Christine Coombes on Service Delivery Support Officer
For Support, Information,
Counselling, Practical 5494 1200. Phone: 5437 7999
Assistance, Referral and Email: email@example.com
Advocacy, hatch, match &
despatch come to the
Community Assistance Centre A student comes to a young professor's He returns her gaze. "Anything?"
Dingee Bush Nursing Centre office hours. She glances down the hall,
Tuesday 9 to 12 ―Cuppa & chat‖ closes his door, kneels pleadingly.
1 to 5 by appointment His voice softens. "Anything??"
"I would do anything to pass this exam."
Rev. Sue Allen 0417 365 386 She leans closer to him, flips back her "Absolutely anything."
Community Chaplain hair, gazes meaningfully into his eyes. "I His voice turns to a whisper. "Would
mean..." she whispers, "...I would you...study?"
DINGEE BUSH NURSING CENTRE Inc. EAST LODDON
B.App Sc (Pod) M.A.Pod.A GARDEN CLUB
ABN: 28 649 053 815
Pyramid Hill Dingee Bush
Nursing Centre Lockington & Dist. 21 King St., Dingee Telephone: 5436 8309
Bush Nursing Hospital
Gladfield Road King St., Bush Nursing Centre Hours: Mon to Fri 8.30 am - 5.30 pm.
Dingee 3571 31 Pannoo Road
Pyramid Hill 3575
Ph: 5455 7112 Provider Ph: 5436 8309 Lockington 3565 Sat & Sun 10 am - 4 pm.
No 2033928 Y Provider No
PH: 5486 2544
Provider No 2033929J
After hours: Emergencies 000 The next meeting will
be held at
Sue-Ellen Thompson Community Centre
ROCHESTER Thursday July 7th
Qualified Beauty Therapist
VETERINARY Eyelash & Brow Tinting
PRACTICE Facial treatments, Makeups
At Dingee BNC Home & Beauty with Neways
will talk about her
Wednesday 9—10am recent trip to India.
A product range containing non toxic or harmful
Phone: (03) 5484 2255 72 Lowry St. chemicals for the home & personal use.
ALL HOURS Rochester 3561 Thursday at Dingee Bush Nurse Centre
Fax: (03) 54842424 Bookings: Ph 54865411 or 0429 418315
MICK’S RURAL FENCING Home is Serpentine Playgroup
PH: 03 5457 1329 where the Hall is presents
Mobile: 0428 990 701 Magician REX!!!
Home is Where the Hall is! is a
POST & RAIL
grassroots, community arts initia- Lots of magic tricks
CATTLE & SHEEP YARDS
tive that celebrates the role of com-
munity halls across Victoria. Dur-
Wednesday 29th June
ALL TYPES OF FENCING ing the month of November, halls 10:00am for a 10:30am start
SERVICING ALL AREAS from Mildura to Mallacoota will be
present a huge range of activities, Serpentine Memorial Hall
selected and designed by the local Cost: $5 per family for non Ser-
community. From bake–offs to pentine Playgroup members
dance competitions, photography
exhibitions to film nights, talent Please Bring: 1 piece of fruit for
AGRICULTURAL&VETERINARY CHEMICALS nights, poetry nights, mid-summer kids shared morning tea, drink bot-
*PASTURE SEEDS *GRAIN *SPRAY EQUIPMENT feasts, cabarets, fundraisers of vari- tle and a plate of morning tea.
109 Midland Highway EPSOM 3551 ous kinds, Home is Where the Hall
Office Phone Number 5448 3722 is! will be a fantastic and fun way Please Contact
Brett Symes Mob: 0428 311 743 to celebrate these vital community Natalie Rose: 54378369 or
Jim Stewart Mob: 0427 828 733 hubs.. Joanne Doolan 54368450
David Goulding 5448 3722 to register.
How do I get my local hall in-
PJ & LM HARRISON 1. Start planning an event for No-
vember, talk to your local Hall
Committee and book a date!
BACKHOE, GRADER, 2. Download the registration form
40 TONNE FLOAT, from our website EAST LODDON
CRUSHED ROCK, SOIL, http://www.rav.net.au/assets/ HISTORICAL SOCIETY
DAIRY TRACK MATERIAL halls-2011-registration-form.pdf
PH: (03) 5436 5207, Mob: 0429 434 359 3. Register your event with us by ―PEEP INTO THE PAST‖
1st September 2011 so we can add ―PRAIRIE‖
you to our marketing materials.
Tuesday 28th June 2011.
4. Keep checking the calendar of
7.30 p.m. for 8.00 p.m.
events online so you can see who
At Mitiamo Football Club Rooms.
else is organising a Home is Where
the Hall is! event in your area Speakers:- Geoff Coutts
5. Start publicising your event with Dorothy Tonkin
the marketing materials we provide Geoff Thomas
REC 18474 [posters, postcards, website]. There will be an entry fee of $5.00
6. Hold your Home is Where the Supper provided.
Shaun Lourie 0407369378
Hall is! event! Lucky Door Prize.
14 Meadows Way Maiden Gully 3551 The next ―Peep Into the Past‖
For more information or maybe ―Kamarooka‖ will be in July
some inspiration.. Date & speakers to be confirmed.
Call the Regional Arts Develop- DVD's are available for the follow-
ment Officer closest to you or call ing areas Jarklin, Serpentine, Bears
Home is Where the Hall is! project Lagoon, Tandarra, Dingee,
manager, Ella McDonald 9644 Pompapiel, Calivil , Mitiamo and
1809 or 1800 819 803 Mologa.
The Historical Society rooms in the Mitiamo Hall are opened from
11.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. every Tuesday.
Snippets of History
The Tandarra Gun Club started on 4-7-1933 with 47 members and ended
on16-4-1952with 32 members. They entered competitions in Bendigo, held
SPRAY PAINTER shots at Dingee, Hare shoots on many local farms, (skins to be divided be-
Automotive / Agricultural tween shooters) and cartridges to be sold for 2/6 (25cents) for the shoots.
Rust repairs ―The Captains had the power to expel any shooter acting careless with a
MIG welding gun.‖ ―Tandarra Gun Club Minute Books.‖
Panel beating The first school to be opened in the Shire of East Loddon was the Serpen-
Cut & Polishing tine school Number 1233 in 1873 with a total of 25 students. School was
Insurance Work held in a slab hut. The new school building was not built until 1875. In 1892
Paul Martin 5437 8201 there were 40 children attending. The school was officially closed in Feb
Serpentine 0427 004 905 1951 when the East Loddon Consolidated School opened.
―Memories of School Days‖ Serpentine.
ARE YOU CONSIDERING CHANGES Serpentine Bowling Club
TO YOUR FARM IRRIGATION? Winners of trophies for season 2010/11 were presented at our wind up night.
PLANRIGHT CAN ASSIST WITH G-MW Club Champion Brian Tuohey Runner up Brian Gladman
RECONFIGURATION OPTIONS BY:- Frank Holland 100 up Brian Tuohey Runner up Adrian Canfield
Identifying issues to consider R.S.L. Club Pairs John Linton & Lawrence Cadzow (S)
Evaluation of options Runners up Allan Addlem & Ken Canfield (S)
Confirming extent of on-farm works Ladies Eily & Keith Ludeman Memorial Trophy
Whole Farm Planning Champion Joan Hercus Runner up Irene Linton.
The Government assistance available 100up Kaye Maher Runner up Marj Addlem
Planright has been helping people put Mel Eva Memorial Pairs Maisie Maher & Irene Linton (S)
their ideas into action for over 20 years. Runner up Joan Hercus & Marj Addlem (S)
Let us help.
OFFICIALS for 2011/12
Phone: 1800 657 367 Men
President Frank Maher
President Joan Hercus
Vice Pres. Brian Gladman Vice Pres. Maisie Maher
Secretary Brian Tuohey Jnr vice Pres Irene Wilson
Treasurer Wendy Gladman Secretary Irene Linton
Delegates Brian Tuohey Treasurer Kaye Maher
& Kaye Maher
Proxies Frank Maher & Irene Linton
Top 10 reasons men prefer guns over women
Spreading of all types of Come, warm up, 10. You can trade your old 44 for a new 22
fertilizers. get fit! 09. You can keep one gun at home and
take another when you‘re on the road.
Agents for Elders Fertilizer 08. If you admire a friends gun and tell
Phone 5436 9251 June 22nd
him so, he will probably let you try it out a
Glenn 0428 506 002 8pm sharp 07.Your primary gun doesn‘t mind if you
keep another gun as a back up.
06. Your gun will stay with you even if
East Loddon P- 12 College you run out of ammo.
Multipurpose room 05. A gun doesn‘t take a lot of closet
$10 per person space.
bring a drink & a friend. 04. Guns function normally everyday of
A preschool fundraiser 03. A gun doesn‘t ask "does this make me
and good time!
02. A gun doesn‘t mind if you go to sleep
after you use it.
Guys and girls welcome And the number 1 reason a gun is favoured
all ages and stages of over a woman is.........
fitness. 01. YOU CAN BUY A SILENCER FOR A GUN
• Tax Returns, Advice & Planning • Business Advice & Planning
• Superannuation & Investments • Accounting Services
• Business, Farm & Home Loans • Financial Advising
For an appointment phone 5447 7500
5 Camp Street, Kangaroo Flat Dingee Bowling Club Ladies *We are holding a
display of local
Invite you to a Wedding Albums and
PACKY’S Casserole Luncheon memorabilia.
COMPACT TRACTORS & Monday 22 August *There will also be a
TIP TRUCK HIRE At their Club House competition to see
Backhoe, Front end loaders, buckets & forks At 12.00 noon. who can guess the bride from
Lawn mowing with 5ft cutting deck on turf tyres wedding photos.
NO JOB TOO BIG 2 Delicious courses— *Everyone is invited to bring along a
OR SMALL main course and sweets. photo to go into the guessing compe-
PH 54366303 $12 per person includes door prize.
MOB: 0427 796485
Jarklin Fire Truck Roster
PETER WALSH MLA June 19th G. Maxted L. Maxted
Your State Member of
Parliament representing the
June 26th R. Hicks D. Welsh
Swan Hill Electorate July 2nd C. Twigg C. Watson
274 Campbell Street Swan Hill 3585 RADIO CHECK Channel 37
9.am every Sunday morning
Phone 5032 3154 Fax 5032 9483
Please feel free to contact my office if I can be of
help with matters concerning the State Government Victorian Farmers Federation –
or any of its departments
Bendigo District Council General Meeting
Authorised by Peter Walsh, 274 Campbell St., Swan Hill 3585
Thursday 14th July, 2011.
6.00pm for 6.30pm meeting
Serpentine Hotel Guest Speaker – Peter Walsh, Minister for Water and Agriculture
presenting on water and agriculture issues.
Warm and friendly atmosphere Serpentine Hall, Serpentine. 3 course meal $25 (BYO drinks)
Bar and Bistro RSVP – Friday 8 July 2011 for catering
Bookings required Fraser Lourie (Secretary) ph.0408 480 466 or 5441 6263
Tel. No. 5437 8389 Mark Collins (President) ph.5436 1372 email. firstname.lastname@example.org
Kevin and Louise Archbold
East Loddon Landcare Meeting
Wednesday June 15th 8pm at Four Posts Hotel, Jarklin.
MOBILE SHEEP DIPPING Funding for Grants to be discussed.
Geoff & Colleen Hampson Dehne Vinnicombe Secretary Tel: 54366354
Ph:54 551263 John Forbes Tribute at Crown Casino
Mob: 0429 823293 The Palladium at
Crown Casino was
NORTHERN VICTORIAN packed, (over 400) for
PEST AND WEED CONTROL the John Forbes ―This
REG‘D & LICENSED IN ALL ASPECTS OF PEST CONTROL
is your life‖ Tribute on
TERMITES, SPIDERS, ANTS, BUGS, FLEAS, COCKROACHES, ETC. Friday 3rd June. John
BOXTHORNS, CACTUS, PATTERSONS CURSE, PROBLEM was the former
WEEDS AND HOREHOUND
Manager for Puma.
KEN & DOT HULANDS Forty or so locals travelled down to but you need to mentor and look
Crown in Melbourne for the occa- after them so you have them with
PHONE 54378453 or MOBILE 0408511819 sion. The event was hosted by the company for a long time.
Glenn Ridge. Glenn worked with Some spoke of the wonderful time
John on radio at 3BO when John they had at Mitiamo when John
PASTURE SEED would give the sporting roundup for brought them up as guests of the
CLOVERS, GRASSES, LUCERNE ETC. the Loddon Valley Football/Netball Mitiamo Football Club.
League. Speakers on the night included Der-
BLAMPIED PASTURE SEEDS Many high profile sportsmen and mott Brereton, Jason Dunstall,
ROCHESTER ROAD, DINGEE. women spoke of their dealings with Danny Frawley, Chris Judd, Shane
John and the high esteem in which Warne, Damian Fleming, Darren
he was held. He had a dingy little Berry, Merv Hughes, Sharelle
PHONE : 5436 8271
office in disarray and a room out the McMahon, Trevor Marmalade, Ian
back from which he supplied their Cover, Simon Overland and
sporting equipment. He was very Andrew Startin an impersonator.
different to what you would expect John Forbes is the patron of the XL1
of promotional people. He was very (forty one club) which supports po-
Refrigeration easy to talk to and would ring and lice and emergency services. The
& Air Conditioning write letters to people in both their Blue Ribbon Foundation evolved
Sales and Service good and bad times. John was not from this club. Its president Bill
Dennis Mannering (prop) just a sponsor he played the role of a Horman presented John with a
Farm— Milk Vats — Tractors — Auto mentor he spoke to them about their
Domestic—Commercial caricature of himself at his desk
ambitions moral values and the im- surrounded by memorablilia.
5436 1444 47 Inglewood St. Raywood 3570
Refrigerant Trading Authority no
portance of families. John guided
them. He believed you sponsor them
Mob: 0428 332 021 AU08466
CONCRETE & QUARRY
PRODUCTS ST. JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC CHURCH SERPENTINE
Every 3rd, 4th, & 5th [when there is one] Sunday at 8am
Pyramid Hill Quarry 5455 7304 Fr Joven from Eaglehawk will celebrate Mass.
for quality quarry materials and service
ST. LUKE’S ANGLICAN, DINGEE
Concrete Plants at Enquiries to Keith and Pam on 5436 8338
Cohuna 54562922 Canon Peter Bertram has moved to Lockington as locum and will be
Boort 54552999 available on Ph 54862466
June 19th 6.00 p.m. At Keith and Pam Lawry‘s
IAN June 26th 6.00 p.m. At Keith and Pam Lawry‘s
RANKIN RAYWOOD Assemblies of God Praise and Worship 10.00 a.m.
Raywood Enquiries-Pastor K. Lourie 5436 1375 or A. Felini 54361321
ST. MARY’S ANGLICAN CHURCH RAYWOOD
June 19th 11.15 a.m. Holy Communion
CALIVIL UNITING CHURCH 11.00 am
Excavator, Boom Auger, Tipper June 19th Yarrawalla to join us. Lay team
724 Forsyth Rd, Phone: 5488 2271
MILLOO VIC 3572 Mobile: 0427 844205 ST. PAUL’S ANGLICAN CHURCH MITIAMO
DINGEE UNITING CHURCH
KEN McDONALD’S June 19th 11.00 a.m. Lyndsay Falls
CLEANING SERVICES June 26th Visit from Neale St U.C. 10.15a.m. Morning Tea
Carpets, lounge suits, windows, car 11.00 a.m. Service
upholstery,scrub & polish vinyl floors, YARRAWALLA UNITING CHURCH
Pressure washing 11.00 a.m. Services unless otherwise stated.
39 Sydenham Avenue, Bendigo. June 19th Travel to Calivil. Lay Team.
June 26th Calivil to join us. Ron
Ph (03) 5442 7474
ST. JOHN’S BEARS LAGOON with ST. MARK’S CALIVIL
Mobile 0417 399 801 June 19th 9.00 a.m. Holy Communion
July 3rd 9.00 a.m. Holy Communion
Parish of Pyramid Hill/Boort Annual Dinner
Phil Hamley Fri. 29th July at 7pm in Yarrawalla Hall
Guest Speaker: Robyn Collins – wife of TV and Sporting Personality Bill
HcP Performance sales & service Collins
Diagnostic Service and more
PH 5436 5214
CROSSWORD NUMBER 32
Mobile No. 0427 100552
Email email@example.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 Down
7 1 Horse-drawn vehicle
8 9 10 3 Half-melted snow
4 West Indian music
Geoff Harris AH 5480 7658 9 Order of architecture
12 13 14 15 16
Mob.0408 505 204 12 St. ……… of Assissi
Leo Dullard AH 5480 9246 17 18
14 Branch of science
Mob. 0428 886 086 16 Pay
43 Sturt St., Echuca, 3564 19 20 21
Telephone 5482 1733 Fax 5482 6006 20 Extinct bird
22 23 21 Outer layer
Fertilizer, Transport, Spreading, Agronomy Services
Phone (03) 54373174 Fax (03) 54373036
1 Europeans 4 Christmas song 7 Meadow
Email; Fertilizer firstname.lastname@example.org
8 Thoroughfare 10 Vigorous 11 Day
13 Tube 15 Dulcet 17 Attain
18 Spur 19 Rocked 22 Desert plants
Depots at Bridgewater, Dingee, Boort, Rochester
23 Item of footwear 24 Child‘s bed 25 Paces
Suppliers of Fertilizer,
26 Public room
FOR SALE:- to make contact with someone lo-
Fowlers Jars cally who has one tucked away in the
3 doz Fowlers jars size 36 and cupboard that we could use to view
3 doz size 31 all with clips and lids. the tape. It would need a spool to
Bev 54368294 spool projector. You may even be
LOST:- able to help with a suggestion on
One car ramp somewhere between where we can get a projector. Any
Jarklin West Rd. & Wedderburn. help appreciated.
Ph 54366303 If you are able to help out please
POSITION AVAILABLE contact Judy Hocking, Archivist
Cleaner required for part-time posi- Ph 54 368 354
tion. 15hours per week. Start time Wanted some-one to share farm 11
East Loddon Lions Club Inc. 3.30pm Monday to Friday. Cleaning acres at Tandarra opposite the silo's.
Monthly Meetings duties involve general cleaning, Please contact Vi Lay 54~368286.
1st Tuesday – vacuuming, dusting, detail toilets
Business Meeting - 7.30pm and kitchen cleaning etc. Must have
an eye for detail and a current Work-
- RESPONSIBLE SERVING OF
Dinner Meeting with guest speaker 7pm ing With Children‘s certificate, or be
willing to get one. Award rates ap-
Wednesday 22 June
For Hire – Cool room, Serving Van, ply. 6.15pm for registration
To apply please ring Bendigo Prop- 6.30pm –10pm
erty Services on 5444 0500 between
Serpentine Bowling Club
the hours of 9.15am to 4.30pm Mon-
day to Friday.
Good Sports club members $20
CHAPLAINCY MEETING at the Non Good Sports club mem $40
Dingee Bush Nursing Centre on (payment may be made on the
21/6/11 3.45 p.m. For 4.00 p.m. night—cash or cheque only)
Participants must be on time to
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST:-
receive Responsible Serving of
For starting classes in July 2011 Alcohol Qualification.
ZUMBA - Exercise Class Please bring along a pen, paper
Please contact Robyn Bird and reading glasses ( if needed).
5436 8272 0429 368272 BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
CONGRATULATIONS To register
40th Ruby Wedding Anniversary Contact Joan Tuohey
29.05.1971 54378241 ASAP
Congratulations to Tom & Val Smith *numbers are strictly limited*
on 40 years of Wedded Bliss!
With love from all the Smiths
Happy 21st Birthday
Kyndalin Smith, June 18th
Love and best wishes G‘pa, G‘ma
Spool to spool projector needed by Solution to Crossword
East Loddon & District Historical Number 31
We have in our possession a spool of Q A U U F O B S
Video tape which I presume has a U N W E D R O B U S T
special type of projector. We do not
have a projector and we would like A F D I E F I
R O U T E G O L F E R
House Cleaning R L R A A
E C C S N A R L E D
MITIAMO GENERAL STORE Reasonable rates L E S O T H O D E
L G U C A C
OPEN till 9pm 7 days References available G I B S O N L E V E R
Newsagency, Petrol, Milk bar, DVD hire
A E T T W A O O E
Licensed take away liquor and food, Ice,
Groceries, EFTPOS, Gas Bottles Phone Lisa S A V A G E S E I Z E
Phone 5436 5209
H Y D I P D S
Proprietor Jill Ramskill 0488 366318
NEXT ISSUE DEADLINE IS 26th June, 2011.
Email contributions preferred
PLEASE NOTE NEW DEADLINES-COMMUNITY email@example.com
NEWS ITEMS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED
AFTER 8AM ON 27th June, 2011.
The East Loddon P/12 College has generously agreed to accept faxes for the Community News but only after school
hours please. Fax – 5436 8321 (after school hours) Articles may still be left at your local store by the deadlines
COMING EVENTS CALENDAR:
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th
Queen‘s Birth- Book Club East Loddon Land- Pamper Dinner Dingee Transfer
day Holiday care Jark. 8pm Calivil station
20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th
Calivil Golf Free online work- Calivil Golf Calivil Golf Calivil Golf Calivil Golf Mens
Ladies 4BBB shops for sporting Ladies Stroke Mens 4BBB Mixed 27 holes
Chaplaincy Meet- clubs 7pm
ing 3.45pm Dingee Pre School
fitness night 8pm
ing of Alcohol Serp
27th 28th 29th 30th 31st JULY 1st 2nd
Council meeting Mitiamo Golf Musician Rex Serp. Mitiamo Golf Mitiamo Golf Mitiamo Golf Mitiamo Golf
Serp Ladies 4BBB Serp. 10.00 a.m. Ladies Jean 4BBB Mixed Mens 36 holes
―Peep Into the
PRINTING School Holidays
Past‖ Miti. 7.30
3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th
Jarklin Ladies Book Club V.F.F. G. Mtg.
Golf 4BBB 6.00 p.m.
TRAIN AND BUS DEPARTURE TIMES
Serpentine Police FORWARD DATES: 2011
5437 8318 Thurs. 21st July Inglewood Clinic
Revised Times as from Sunday 19th JULY 2009 Fri. 22nd—25th July Weekend in Anglesea
To Melbourne Mon 25th July Council Meeting Serp.
Mon—Fri Depart Dingee 08.45a.m. also 2.25 p.m. Dingee Transfer Station Thurs. 4th Aug. Historical Society Mtg.
Saturday Depart Dingee 08.45 a.m. also 2.42 p.m. Opening Times Thurs. 11th Aug. Inglewood Clinic
Sunday Depart Dingee 08.45 a.m. also 5.40 p.m. Low Season Immunization Session
From Melbourne 1st April—30th Sept Wed. 10th Aug. R.S.L
Mon—Fri Arrives Dingee 10.42 a.m. also 9.04 p.m. Third Sunday of month Mon. 22nd Aug. Council Meeting Serp
Saturday Arrives Dingee 10.59 a.m. also 8.17 p.m. 10am – 2pm. Dingee Bowls Casserole Luncheon
Sunday Arrives Dingee 11.21 a.m. also 8.17 p.m. High Season
Thursday COACH SERVICE Thurs. 1st Sept. Historical Society Mtg.
1st Oct—31st March
Depart Dingee 11.17 a.m. Arrives Bendigo 12.20 p.m. Thurs 8th Sept Immunization Session
First Wed 8am—12 pm
Depart Bendigo 3.30 p.m. Arrives Dingee 4.12 p.m. Third Sunday 10am –2pm Thurs. 22nd Sept. Inglewood Clinic
Friday COACH SERVICE
Depart Dingee 5.20 p.m. Arrives Bendigo 6.05 p.m.
Depart Bendigo 9.20 p.m. Arrives Dingee 10.00 p.m. Community News Printed at East Loddon P-12 College, Dingee Road, Dingee