50c Dona!on: The Dunolly and District Community News

The Dunolly and District Community News
Volume 29
Issue 43
Wednesday 19 November 2014
It is commonly understood that our cork tree (quercus
suber) was planted about 1875, not long a!er the
sta"on was built in 1873. Fortunately, Vic Track
con"nues to allow the tree to grow freely so it now
overhangs one end of the pla#orm. In the midst of the
drought, in 2008, the Northern Goldfields Tourism
Associa"on commissioned an arborist to assess the
health of the cork tree, as it was iden"fied as
poten"ally a major tourism a%rac"on, as well as being
well-loved by the Dunolly community. The arborist’s
report indicated the tree was in very good shape and
probably drew its water from an underground
watercourse that runs under the Caravan Park. He
suggested some dead wood might be removed, but
this had no bearing on the overall health of the tree.
The NGTA approached Vic Track to care for the tree as
it is on their land. Vic Track indicated the tree, as well
as the railway buildings, would be placed on their
heritage priority list. As far as I know, there is no
indica"on that Vic Track plans to prune the cork tree.
In 2009-10, Vic Track funded important restora"on
work on the sta"on to make it weather "ght and
offered the community part of the sta"on building for
community use at a ‘peppercorn’ rent. There was a
REMINDER - THE MESSIAH Dunolly Town Hall Saturday 22 November 3.00pm
tour of the sta"on and some interest was expressed in
taking up the offer so a local arts group could have
permanent studio and exhibi"on space. The
Neighbourhood House was the poten"al sponsor of
such a group, but at the "me, decided it was not ready
to pursue the ma%er. It is exci"ng that progress may
now be made to take the proposal further.
Fiona Lindsay
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Welcome Record Inc.
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Phone 5468 1054
19 November 2014
Don’t go outside without your umbrella for the next
couple of weeks. It’s not because of the rain the other
night – welcome though it was. It’s not because of the
space junk falling out of the sky – I think that was in
Queensland. It’s because of all the money that is
suddenly falling all over any project that is
men#oned……There must be an elec#on in the air!
How impressed were the world leaders when our
prime minister told them about his difficulty in ge*ng
the budget passed. In the context of the mee#ng and
world economics….not at all!
There was a Twitchathon recently. Twitchers are very
dedicated bird-watchers who make a note of every
bird they see. Some of them go to extremes to be the
first to see certain birds. The recent event was over
twenty-four hours with a break of five hours during the
night. One of the rules was the birds noted had to be
alive. No coun#ng the road-kill.
For those who are holding their breath to know the
fate of the baby black-bird that was in our greenhouse,
Black-bird has flowwwen out of the greeeeenhouse,
Now I can waaaater whenever I like (try humming
these words to ‘Morning has Broken’).
Nov 22
Oozin Blues at The Shamrock Hotel
Nov 23
Country Music Show New Salva#on Army
Hall 27 Wills St Maryborough 2.00 - 5.00pm
Nov 30
Oozin Blues St Andrews Hotel 3.00 -6.00.pm.
Dec 13/14
‘Opera#c Delights’ at Buckley’s of Dunolly.
New Years Eve Oozin Blues The Royal Hotel Dunolly
For any Gig updates, please email:
[email protected]
Jan Stephenson
Rosie’s Ramble
Gig Guide
Dunolly Primary School
Goldfields Shire Council
Church News
Important Dates
Cookery Corner
Neighbourhood Centre
Poetry & Puzzles
Classifieds -Personal/Public No#ces
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19 November 2014
The Savoy Opera company came to the Dunolly Town
Hall last Saturday with their fantas!c Gilbert and
Sullivan comedy Ruddigore. Savoy paid all expenses to
bring their finest singers to Dunolly. The visit of the
company of about forty actors supported the local
economy by having meals and accommoda!on in
Dunolly. But the locals didn’t come to the
show. Unfortunately only 12 !ckets were sold – and
at least three of those were from Maryborough. If we
don’t patronise shows, we may find that theatre
companies can’t afford to return.
Children were
admi$ed free of charge, but I couldn’t get even one
child. Of course, not everyone is interested in theatre,
but The Town Hall is a magnificent venue for shows,
and this was a quality family performance for a frac!on
of the normal theatre prices. The Savoy opera
costumes and singing were fabulous, and I know that
the locals would have truly enjoyed this sparkling and
funny produc!on.
Rachel Buckley
What a terrible shame it was that more people did not
a$end the fantas!c produc!on of Ruddigore by the
Savoy Opera Company at the Dunolly Town Hall. The
company put on such a fabulous show and gave their
all, despite such a poor audience a$endance. It must
have been quite disappoin!ng for them to go to such
great expense and effort with li$le return.
We are so fortunate in our small town to have such
brilliant entertainment, however, if it is not well
a$ended, we may lose this wonderful opportunity to
enjoy a quality performance that would hold its own in
any major city.
Perhaps the reason for the lack of a$endance may
have been due to cost factors. The fee of $25.00 is not,
in itself, very expensive for a quality show, however,
because of so many other shows we’ve had recently,
perhaps it’s a li$le difficult for people to budget and
they are selec!ve in what they can a$end.
Personally, as I love all of this, I have a li$le ki$y where
I put a few dollars in every week, then I have enough
for each show that comes along.
Susan Anderson
Once again I enjoyed the story from yesteryear by
Loris Akers and Beryl Barker about Meir Khan. It was
interes!ng that he wanted to return to India before he
died. Perhaps he wanted to be cremated on the banks
of the Ganges as so many Indians seem to want to.
Thank you Loris and Beryl for an interes!ng story.
Vicky Frizzell
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During the next month or two, there will be some
important mee!ngs which I would like to see as many
people as possible a$end. Dates yet to be determined.
(Watch this space for details.)
The first one is regarding the footpaths and
streetscape between Thompson Street and Bull Street
in Broadway on both sides of the street. The Council
has received funding of $400,000 to complete this
This will include extensive consulta!on between
residents, shire and consultants and for work to begin
some !me early next year. It would be good for people
to be involved in discussing this issue. In the future I
would like to see a footpath in Bull Street to Maude
Street then up Thompson Street, so that people going
to the Kindergarten do not have to walk on the road.
The other Mee!ng will be regarding the Stand Pipes.
We had a mee!ng earlier in the year - 16 people
a$ended in Bealiba and in Dunolly no one turned up.
Whilst the town people are serviced with water there
are a lot of rural people who are not. The standpipe
system will be changing in the near future and people
who use this facility need to know how it will operate.
Bob Henderson
Mark Marson
Servicing Maryborough & District
Ph: 0419133181
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A•er nearly a year of planning, the date for this gala
performance is nearly upon us. The magnificent
acous"cs of the Dunolly Town Hall will resonate with
the glorious music of Handel’s popular oratorio The
Messiah. The large choir, orchestra and talented
soloists from the Heidelberg Choral Society will raise
the roof and the spirits! The Heidelberg Choir of
approximately 90 members was formed in 1920 and
performs three major concerts each year featuring
classical sacred and secular choral works as well as
operas, madrigals and oratorios. This performance
will feature the Soprano Chris"na Russo from
Victorian Opera, Contralto Elizabeth Lewis from
Opera Queensland, Baritone Ma$hew Tng from
Singapore Lyric Opera and Tenor Douglas Kelly from
Queensland Opera.
Conductor Peter Bandy has an extensive repertoire
conduc"ng the West Australian Symphony Orchestra,
Australian Opera, Australian Ballet, Royal Melbourne
Philharmonic Society and the Melbourne Youth
Orchestra. Peter Bandy has worked with James
Galway, Dame Joan Sutherland, Rolf Harris and
Richard Bonynge. In 2008, The Heidelberg Choral
Society, in conjunc"on with the Amadeus Chamber
orchestra, under the direc"on of Ma$hew Toogood,
undertook an interstate tour of Handel’s Messiah to
regional Victoria and South Australia. The touring
tradi"on con"nues with the Dunolly Theatre
Company invita"on bringing the HCS to Dunolly. This
major event would not be possible without the
generous grants from the Bendigo Regional Tourism
and the Shire of Central Goldfields.
Rachel Buckley
Conductor Peter Bandy
19 November 2014
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19 November 2014
The Christmas Market is fast approaching and will
have lots of bargains. Our raffle prize is growing daily
with dona!ons from the stall holders and the local
shopkeepers. In the next few weeks I will list all the
wonderful dona!ons we have received. Remember
the raffle is in aid of the wonderful Children’s
Christmas Party to be held on Sunday 21 December.
Paul and his helpers are working hard organising it.
Dunolly’s Market is s!ll definitely going. The only
person who will inform of any varia!on is the
President. You can follow us on Facebook at Dunolly
Community Market. There is a new page managed by
Tom and Tony.
Maureen will take any bookings for stalls on 5460 5034
(leave a message if she is not home).
Next market the RSL will be having a special raffle. The
SES will be manning the BBQ and the Dunolly
Kindergarten is having a cake stall. Come along and
support these wonderful local groups.
I have it on good authority that Santa will be
wandering the street at 10.30 am. Kids look out for
In January we will not be having our market on the 2nd
Sunday but are having a one off Twilight Market from
4.00 – 8.00 pm on Saturday 24 January. Hopefully the
shops will be open and there will be music up and
down the street as a special celebra!on. The theme
for this market will be Australiana. For this market the
commi%ee will be raffling a Gold Detector and several
fantas!c mystery prizes.
Come along and support this
market for our town. All our profits will be distributed
among our local groups.
Jan Wa%s – Secretary DCMI
You’re Invited to
Dunolly Playgroup
Open Day
Wednesday 3rd December 2015
Between 9:30 and 11:30 am
Come and have a look,
Meet other parents and children
Fun activities in a safe
and friendly environment.
For ages 0-5 years
Every one is welcome
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KW Hardefeldt Pty.
49 Alma Street,
Maryborough 3465
We conduct a Mobile Veterinary Service throughout
the Maryborough area. We are available for:
House calls for small animal consulta!ons ,
vaccina!ons etc
Rou!ne farm consulta!ons
All appointments for calls must be made
before midday Tuesday.
Tel. 5461 4466
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I would like to thank Joyce Wa!s for her kind words in
last week’s WR, thanking us for returning her lost budgie.
There is a bit more to the story, which we told Joyce
about, however we thought it was worth rela"ng, as from
the budgie’s point of view it was a real and some"mes
terrifying adventure.
On Sunday 26 October, we were driving through Dunolly
on the way to Talbot Swap Meet, when John spo!ed a
budgerigar on the road in the middle of Broadway. He has
rescued many other birds and animals from the roads in
the past, but never a budgie! Fortunately, there was a
break in the traffic and he was able to stop and pick up
the bird, although there was a truck not too far away,
which, given another 30 seconds or so, would have
almost certainly meant the demise of the budgie.
He placed the bird in the back of the car; it appeared
fairly docile and seemed to be exhausted, probably from
being chased by other birds. It was s"ll early and the
temperature was fairly cool at that stage, but not
knowing from where it had escaped, we had no op"on
other than to keep driving to our des"na"on. By the "me
we arrived at Talbot, it had become obvious that the bird
wasn’t sick or hurt and it was beginning to respond, so
John se!led it in the shade in the back of the car, with a
dish of water. Both of us returned several "mes to check
on it, and as the temperature was warming up, we were
becoming rather concerned, although fortunately the car
was s"ll quite cool. It seemed quite happy, however,
checking out its new surroundings.
On leaving the swap meet and a%er carefully loading all
our purchases around the budgie’s new hideout, we
detoured via a Maryborough supermarket so John could
buy it some bird seed. Following that, on the way home, I
put a Found no"ce on the no"ceboard in the Dunolly
supermarket. By that "me the budgie had found its voice
again, so some chirping and pecking sounds could be
heard in the back of the car, a very encouraging sign.
Back home, the budgie was se!led into a quicklyresurrected old cage from the shed, with fresh seed and
water, so beginning its two weeks’ holiday.
I placed an adver"sement in the next issue of the
Welcome Record, unfortunately with no response.
Meanwhile, the budgie was enjoying its new-found home,
with its cage hung in a variety of different spots in the
yard, depending on the weather, so it had a chance to
experience the scenery from the safety of its cage. The
new addi"on to the yard was a great source of interest to
the local birdlife, not to men"on the occasional passing
cat! At night, it slept inside, with a cover and net to
protect it from the marauding mosquitoes.
I adver"sed again in the following week’s Welcome
Record and a%er not receiving a response for the first few
days, we had just about given up hope of finding the
bird’s owner. It was a lovely surprise when, the following
19 November 2014
Saturday morning, we received a phone call from a lady
who told us that she was visi"ng her mother in Dunolly
for the weekend and that her mother had recently lost a
budgie. She had picked up a copy of the Welcome Record
while she was in town and had by chance stumbled
across the adver"sement. Later that day we were able to
reunite the li!le budgie with its owner, Joyce Wa!s. The
place where John had found it on the road was only a few
houses away from Joyce’s place. A long journey for the
budgie, but a happy ending all
round, thanks to the Welcome
Jenny Sco!, Tarnagulla
Goes where the big cats can’t
Post hole borer
150, 450 & 300mm augers
Site Clearing and Trenching
Backhoe A!achment
4 in 1 Bucket
Phone Tom Fankhauser
03 5468 1660 0417 649 756
19 November 2014
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Timor is a peaceful place now. There are a number of
houses and a lovely old red brick school si!ng in the
sun. But it has not always been so quiet. Road signs
point to the many old gold mines which do"ed the
area. The Cousin Jack and Humbug are just a few. But
we are a#er the Grand Duke Mine with its wonderful
granite and brick arch which was once home to
the largest pumping engine in Australia and employed
many local men.
According to the Parks informa$on board at the site,
the Grand Duke started in May 1869 and con$nued to
operate un$l 1896. There was a long break when the
pump needed repair in the early 1870s.
The pump was imported to Timor from Cornwall. What
an enormous task to get such a huge machine from
Cornwall. Much of the transport must have been by
bullock wagons, as horses may not have had the
stamina for such a trip. The big granite blocks came
from Mount Hooghly. Six foot (1.8 metres) thick brick
walls were constructed as well for the huge pump to
be a"ached to. Big rusted pipes and bolts s$ll s$ck out
of the weathered bricks and concrete. Large rusty
spikes s$ck out of the granite slab. The massive
engineering effort also extended underground so the
pump arm could reach the water table freely. Tunnels
followed the rich lead for about four miles
(approximately 6.5 kilometres) underground.
Underneath Timor the ground was very wet. The
rounded white pebbles found in the slag heaps
indicate that they had been immersed in water for a
very long $me. In the last seven years of the mine's
opera$on the huge pump brought up 2,000 gallons
(9,600 litres) per minute. While the informa$on board
does not tell us what happened to all this water the
site is close to the Bet Bet Creek. A#er the mine closed
in 1896 the mines inspector reported that the mine
water was rising at a rate of 8.5cm (about three
inches) per day.
The local mining industry employed many local men
and needed extremely high amounts of $mber. It
devastated the Maryborough and Bet Bet forests.
Around 1900 the Maryborough forests were closed as
a source of $mber to the mining industry.
Next to the arch are steep slag heaps. Some people
had climbed up to get good photographs of the whole
area and found it too difficult to get down, so backside
sliding became popular. Old photos show the whole
mined area completely devoid of vegeta$on. Today it
is covered in thick grass and plenty of big trees. Nature
is very good in covering human inflicted wounds so
quickly and well.
It is an interes$ng place to spend $me and we were
not the only visitors to the Grand Duke mine that
a#ernoon. Crossing the dry Bet Bet Creek on the way
out of Timor it was difficult to imagine what a bustling
place it must have been 120 years ago and how much
the townscape has changed since the closing of the
Grand Duke.
Vicky Frizzell
Ruins of the pump house at
Grand Duke Mine.
Monday—Saturday: 7.00am - 6.00pm
Sunday 8.00am - 5.00pm
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Stars of the Week
This week’s awards go to the following students
Prep 1 – Cooper Polinelli
Grade 1/2 –Hannah McCurdy
Grade 3/4 – Blake Amos
Grade 5/6 – Jessie-Lee MacDiarmid
Principal’s – to be announced
Auslan – Rory Scholes
Awards are given to students
at assembly each week.
Last Week’s Stars of the Week!!!
Below is a photo of last week’s award winners.
19 November 2014
2015 School Term Dates
Next year’s term dates are as follows:
Term 1 – 28 January – 27 March
(Teachers return on Wednesday 28 January ,
students in years 1 - 6 on Thursday 29 January
and students in Prep begin on Monday 2 February )
Term 2 – April 13– 26 June
Term 3 –13 July – 18 September
Term 4 – 5 October – 18 December
2015 Prep Transition Program
The Prep Transi!on Program is con!nuing this term with
the students now a"ending for the full day.
The 2015 Preps are able to a•end school for the whole day
on the following dates during this term:
Friday 7, 14, 21 & 28 November
Tuesday 9 December
This year we have decided to change the Year 6
Graduation. The Year 6 students will attend a
Graduation evening with dinner at the bowling club
with their families. After the meal there will be some
activities they will be involved in. The date has now
been !inalised and it will be held on Tuesday
December 9th. We will send out more information
Christmas Carol Evening
This year we would like to hold a Christmas Carol
evening for the Dunolly community. We would like
families to come along for a picnic tea as the students
perform Christmas Carols. I am also looking for any
community groups, or singers who would like to
attend and perform on the night as well. I will be
putting a general invitation out to the community to
come and join us on the 18th December. If anyone is
interested in performing on the night please contact
me at the school. More details will come out shortly.
Puzzle courtesy of Susan Day
19 November 2014
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Garden Green Waste/Household Organics Op!onal
Do you want to:
Reduce the waste in your garbage bin and help
the environment by reducing waste to landfill?
Dispose of your household organics and garden
waste and have free compost available to you?
Central Goldfields Shire Council offers an op"onal
green waste/household organics service to urban
township areas of the Shire. The cost of this service for
2014-2015 is $63.50 ($1.22 per week). Subscribers to
the service can dispose of garden waste and household
organics in a separate bin, which is emp"ed twice a
month, and the contents turned into compost.
Subscribers are then able to access this compost for
free under the Food from Waste Project.
The annual renewal of the Green Waste/Organics
op!onal service has now commenced. Any urban
residents interested in subscribing to this service can
obtain an applica!on form from the Shire office or
Council’s website.
Just a reminder…the green waste service is collected
twice a month – the 1st & 3rd Friday of the month – if
there is a 5th Friday within the month there is no
collec!on on that day.
Note: Excep!ons may occur – for example April 2015
because of Public Holidays at Easter, collec!on days
will be 10th & 24th.
The 2014-2015 Collec!on Calendar indicates the actual
collec!on dates marked in red. If you would like a
copy please contact Karen on 5461 0607.
Art Gallery News
Community Art & Cra! Exhibi"on. This eagerlyawaited annual exhibi!on showcases the diverse range
of art and cra# created by local community members.
Exhibi!on runs from 1 November un!l 30 November,
Gallery open: Thursdays to Sundays. 10.00am–4.00pm
Old Fire Sta!on, 1 Neill Street Maryborough. For more
Informa!on telephone 5460 4588.
CGSC Media Release
Central Goldfields Shire Councillors have met to
consider the Mayoral posi!on for 2014-2015.
The result of those delibera!ons is that Cr. Wendy
McIvor has been announced as Mayor–Elect, and will
be formally elected to the posi!on at a Special Mee!ng
at 5:15pm on 25 November, 2014. The Special
Mee!ng will precede the Ordinary monthly Council
Cr McIvor was elected to Council at the general
elec!on of October, 2012 and this will be her first
Mayoral term. Cr McIvor will replace Mayor Barry
Rinaldi who steps down a#er serving the last two years
in the posi!on.
CGSC Press Release
Men’s and Ladies Hairdressing
Tuesdays 1.00pm—late
(by appointment)
Wednesdays 9.00am to 5.30pm
Thursdays 9.00am to 5.30pm
Tarnagulla first Monday of the month
(excep"ng a long weekend)
For professional hair care
Call Julie on 0408 179 657
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Business Development Workshops
and Mentoring
Help us plan for 2015
Dunolly and District Inc is planning to run a series of
business development and mentoring sessions for small
business owners in 2015.
The sessions will be led by a very experienced business
coach, Paul Henshall, from the Business Re-educa!on
Centre in Bendigo.
Interested small business owners from Dunolly and the
surrounding district are invited to a"end an informa!on
session with Phil to contribute to planning next year’s
The informa!on session will be held on Tuesday,
2 December, 6.00pm in the front chamber of the Dunolly
Town Hall.
Nibbles and drinks will be served. Please RSVP if you plan
to a"end.
Just email Marion Da Costa (DDI Secretary)
[email protected] or call Fiona Lindsay (DDI
President) 0428 322 208.
Dunolly District Inc is an incorporated community
organisa!on established in 2014. Our purpose is to:
Develop town and district events
Increase business growth
Develop arts, culture and tourism in the district
Support community organisa!ons to achieve
their objec!ves
Represent the interests of the broader
New members are welcome.
19 November 2014
More than 100 Lovel/Mayes rela!ves and friends
a"ended a ceremony on Sunday 2 November 2014, at
the Bealiba Cemetery. The ceremony was organised in
order to place a headstone on the unmarked grave of the
original Lovel/Mayes family to se"le in the area.
William Lovel (1820-1881) and Mary Ann Carmody/
Mayes (1836-1900) arrived in the area in 1857. All they
had was what they stood up in, and two li"le children.
They remained in the area the rest of their lives, never
making their fortune, but raising 10 children and being
well regarded ci!zens in the then fledgling community.
A natural rock headstone with brass plaque was prepared
and posi!oned by Lin Lovel of Dunolly. The plaque also
acknowledges four of William and Mary Ann’s children,
three grandchildren and one great granddaughter
interred with them.
The Master of Ceremonies for the headstone
commemora!on was Philip Lovel AM, son of the late Roy
and Be"y Lovel (St Arnaud).
The loca!on of the grave site in the Cemetery had
previously been lost in !me but with the assistance of
Kate McClelland (Bealiba Cemetery Trust), Be"y Lovel
(Bealiba) and Cheryl Lovel (Maryborough) the grave was
finally located.
Peter Lovel (Great x 2 grandson) and son of the late Louis
Mitchell Lovel and Merle Lovel told the story of the lives
of William and Mary Ann, their 10 children and two of
their descendants who made the ul!mate sacrifice in
WW1 and WW2. He also recited a special poem
prepared in their honour.
Family research has revealed that William Lovel was
really William Laws an escaped Van Diemen’s Land
convict, transported for 15 years in 1843 for stealing
bread from a Norwich (UK) Bakery. William is recorded in
one of his son’s memoirs as being at Eureka.
Rela!ves travelled from all around Australia to a"end.
Their 93 year old great grandson, Ivan Pa"erson Lovel,
a"ended as did Ruth Lovel, wife of their great grandson
the late Stephen Lovel. Local Bealiba iden!ty, historian/
author and rela!ve by marriage, Allan Henderson (nearly
90 years young), and members of the Bealiba Historical
Society also a"ended.
A%er the ceremony the a"endees moved to the excellent
facili!es of the Bealiba Pony Club for a picnic luncheon.
Rela!ves, many of whom had never met before, had a
wonderful !me mee!ng up and were sa!sfied that at last
our pioneering ancestors had been formally
acknowledged. Cheryl Lovel’s organising skills came to
the fore at the func!on.
Peter Lovel
19 November 2014
Invite you to worship God and
welcome you to their services:
Sunday 23 November 2014
St John’s Dunolly Anglican Parish Service
No service this Sunday. We are joining the Uni!ng
Church for their service at 10.30am to say farewell to
Rev Youn Kim and his family.
St David’s Bealiba Anglican Services
1st and 3rd Sundays monthly at 8.00am
Emu Anglican Services
2nd and 4th Sundays monthly at 11.30am
Catholic Services: Dunolly
1st, 2nd and 4th Sundays Mass at 8.30am
3rd Sunday Assembly at 8.30am
5th Sunday Mass at 8.30am
3rd Saturday Mass at 11.00am
Bealiba Uni!ng Church
2nd and 4th Sundays at 11.00am
Dunolly Uni!ng Church
Rev Youn Kim will lead us in Prayer for the last !me
at the later !me 10.30am with a bring a lunch to
share to follow.
Laanecoorie Uniting Church
No service
‘Let anyone who is thirsty come to me,’ says the Lord;
‘and let the one who believes in me drink. For out of
your heart shall flow rivers of living water.’
John 7:38
We are having our service at the later !me of 10.30 am
so we can all stay for lunch to say goodbye to Rev.
Youn and his wife Sue. Every one is welcome to come.
It will be a very sad !me for us all. I hope to see you
there. On Wednesday 26 November Messy Church will
meet at 4.30 pm for cra# and a light tea for all children
and their carers. This is provided by the Church for a
gold coin dona!on. The Op Shop is open Tuesday,
Thursday and Friday. Our shop is full of Summer
clothes and bric-a-brac.
Jean Richardson
Friday 21 November at the
Eddington golf and tennis club
rooms - 6:00pm for a barbecue
and a hit. Everyone is welcome. Bring a salad or sweet
to share - BYO drinks and racquet!
RSVP - Veronica [email protected]
Vol 29 Iss 43 Page 11
The new kitchen at the Parish hall was blessed and
officially opened a#er Mass in Maryborough last
Sunday. The Angels and Icons Exhibi!on is s!ll on at 428
Possum Gully un!l Sunday 30 November. There are
pain!ngs by an emerging local ar!st on show as well.
Australian Catholic and Our Diocesan Community
magazines are available at the Churches.
Ecumenical Church Service and Carols will be held at St
Kevin’s, Avoca on Friday 12 December at 7.00 pm. This
is a combined Churches func!on to celebrate the
Christmas story and all are welcome. Mass is at St
Mary’s on Sunday 23 November at 8.30 am. It is the
Feast of Christ the King.
Our Father knows what’s best for us,
So why should we complain,
We always want the sunshine –
But He knows there must be rain.
R. Mecredy
We are joining the Uni!ng Church for their service at
10.30am this Sunday to say farewell to Rev Youn Kim
and his family. The bible study which was to be held on
Thursday 20 November has been cancelled. The Right
Reverend Bishop Andrew Curnow will be the celebrant
and preacher for our special service on Sunday
30 November to be held at 10.30am. The service will
be celebra!ng the opening and first service held at
St John’s on 17 December 1869. Following the service,
lunch will be served in the hall, offering a great
opportunity for reminiscing and friendship.
T. Kay
Our next Messy Church will be on Wednesday
26 November. This will be our last Messy Church for
this year. We will be celebra"ng a very special birthday
for Jesus.
Some children have begun rehearsing our Christmas
play on Wednesday at the Uni"ng Church. Thank you
to Shelley for organising the children’s costumes, and
to Shirley for offering to make the props. Any children
who would like to be in the play need to come to the
church at 4.00 pm with an adult. The play will be part
of the Christmas Carols on the 19 December.
Jan Wa$s – Co-ordinator
Page 12 Vol 29 Iss 43
Bealiba Playgroup meets every Friday from
10.00am to 11.00am in the Primary School during
school terms
19 November 2014
Dunolly St George Lodge
4th Saturday each month
Dunolly Town Hall/Court House Commi#ee
4th Tuesday each month 3.30pm Town Hall
Bealiba Progress Associa!on mee!ng,
2nd Tuesday each month 7.30pm Bealiba Hall
Bealiba Bingo 1.30pm in the Bealiba Hall
2nd Monday each month
Dunolly Unit Vic SES mee!ng 6.30pm
3rd Tuesday each month.
Training every other Tuesday
Community bus – every Friday to Maryborough and
back. RTC 5468 1205
Dunolly Uni!ng Church Messy Church
4th Wednesday each month 4.30pm to 6.00pm
Dunolly Community Garden Wednesdays at Pre-school:
2.00pm AEST/5.00pm Summer
Dunolly CWA 1.30pm RSL Hall
1st Wednesday each month
Dunolly Day Support Tuesday and Thursdays
10.30am to 2.30pm Phone 5468 2907
Dunolly District Auxiliary
1st Monday each month at 10.00am
Hospital Day Room
Dunolly Field and Game mee!ng
1st Thursday each month 7.30pm
147 Broadway
Dunolly Fire Brigade mee!ng
1st Monday each month 7.30pm Fire Sta!on
Dunolly Community Market
2nd Sunday each month 8.00am to 1.00pm
Dunolly Neighbourhood Watch mee!ng
3rd Wednesday each month 10.30am Bakery
Dunolly Supported Playgroup meets Wednesday
9.30am to 11.30am
Dunolly Preschool
Dunolly & District Probus Club mee!ng
3rd Thursday each month 10.000am
Senior Ci!zens Hall
Golden Triangle Archers
4th Sunday each month 10.00am behind Deledio
Mobile Library every Thursday 2.00pm to 5.00pm
outside Town Hall
Newbridge CWA mee!ng Newbridge Hall
3rd Tuesday each month 1.30pm
Old !me Dancing 7.30pm Mondays
Anglican Hall Barkly Street Dunolly
RSL mee!ng 12.30pm RSL Hall Dunolly
Last Friday each month
Senior Ci!zens cards each Tuesday 1.30pm
Senior Ci!zens luncheon
3rd Wednesday each month 12.30pm
Talbot Farmers Market
3rd Sunday each month 9.00am to 1.00pm
Tarnagulla Playgroup each Thursday 10.30am to 12
noon – behind the hall
Tarnagulla Ac!on Group - Community Centre
3rd Monday each month 7.30pm
Welcome Record Commi#ee meets 2.00pm
2nd Monday each month - office
Dunolly Museum mee!ng
3rd Monday each month 75 Broadway
Friday 21
Saturday 22
Saturday 22
Sunday 23
Wednesday 26
Sunday 30
Sunday 30
Eddington Social Tennis Night- Clubrooms - 6.00pm
Handel’s Messiah - Dunolly Town Hall - 3.00pm
Casablanca Movie Day - Paramount Theatre, Maryborough- from 1.00pm
Farewell to Rev Youn Kim - Uni!ng Church - a"er 10.30am service
Messy Church - behind Uni!ng Church - 4.30pm
Celebra!on St John’s 145 Years in Dunolly - 10.30am
Golden Triangle Archers Christmas Break-up Shoot from 10.00am
19 November 2014
The Brigade would like to take this opportunity to thank
all the Community for their generosity in our fund raising
over the past 12 months. We have been successful in
acquiring our funds needed through this generosity and
also the Inglewood & District Community Bank Grants
Program. The grant of $20,000 was gratefully accepted
and, as it is said, “was the icing on the cake”.
The Community is very apprecia!ve to be able to have
these grants available for small communi!es to try to
a'ain help for their projects, as the constant need for
funding in small communi!es is very hard to come by. We
will hopefully take possession of the new 2.4c Medium
Tanker in July 2015. This will be such a great asset to
Rheola and surrounding districts for many years to come,
also a much safer vehicle for our volunteers to work with,
as the aim is always to” bring them all home”.
The winners of the raffle drawn on 10 November were:
· 1st prize Fire Fighter Trailer, donated by D Coe & family,
won by L Gale.
· 2nd prize, 2 Dress Rings, donated by K & F Neilson, won
by J Bellinger.
· 3rd prize , Box of Wine, donated by Glenalbyn Winery,
won by B Needs.
· 4th prize, Voucher, donated by Maryborough Tyre Power,
won by G O’Connor.
· 5th prize, Voucher, donated by Meat on Brooke St, won
by, A Mathews.
· 6th prize, Voucher, donated by Meat on Brooke St, won
by, V&G Arnold.
Vol 29 Iss 43 Page 13
The ‘Silly Season’ is fast approaching making ou!ngs
and shopping a busy !me. We tend to hold our lives in our
handbag or wallet and losing it a trauma!c experience as
well as expensive and !me consuming. Keep your handbag
strap over one shoulder and across your body (if possible)
and always zipped when not needed, keeping your purse
secure. Never place or leave your handbag in the shopping
trolley or hold it loosely in the event it can be grabbed and
run off with. Your wallet should be placed in a pocket that
cannot be easily picked when you are distracted.
The$ from a car is purely opportunis!c. It’s only common
sense if you don’t want it stolen then don’t leave it in full
view, or, ideally, don’t leave it in the car at all. In this
electronic age whether shopping, visi!ng friends, parked in
the street, or driveway when home, GPS systems, mobile
phones, cameras and notebook computers are targeted and
being stolen. This kind of the$ is the state’s highestvolume crime, it happens in public spaces such as car parks
and easily in the home driveway.
When arriving home lock the car and taking your purchases
inside your home, making sure you don’t leave your keys,
handbag or wallet within easy reach of the door when
inside. Once again opportunis!c thieves can target your
movements and home-coming and remove these valuables
before you realise what has happened.
Best we can do, as a community is to maintain our own
safety and security and that of our neighbours. ‘Make like a
Meerkat’ and watch what is going on around our
Dunolly Neighbourhood Watch
To all the members who collected, helped and sold
raffle !ckets “JOB WELL DONE”.
“THANK YOU” again, for all your dona!ons, to the
raffle !cket buyers, and to our sponsors.
Phil Vernon, Captain, Rheola Rural Fire Brigade.
Lyn Gale, Secretary/Treasurer
Rural & Domes!c Fencing,
Bathroom & Kitchen
Roofing Repairs & Pain!ng,
Pain!ng & Plaster Work,
Fully Insured & Free Quotes
CONTACT TERRY—0413 805 946
1973 International ND1310
Vin CO2043, 6 Cylinder Petrol motor,
Petrol pump, 4x4, Tare 3760,
500gallons[2250Lt], Genuine 15,900+
Fully operational
Decommissioned by CFA due to age
Tender closes 10 December 2014
Arrangements for inspection and more
information contact Phil Vernon
Ph: 0407528174
Please forward tender offer to:-
C/O 262 Moliagul Dr, Moliagul, 3472
Page 14 Vol 29 Iss 43
Serves 8. Prep "me: 30 minutes
¼ cup (60 ml) lemon juice
¼ cup (60 ml) extra virgin olive oil
750g zucchini, cut into thin ribbons with a vegetable
1 medium fennel bulb, thinly sliced
1kg smoked chicken breast, thinly sliced
500g bacon, grilled un"l crisp and broken into bitesized pieces
125g parmesan shavings
· Combine lemon juice and a pinch of salt and whisk
for 30 seconds or un"l salt is dissolved. Drizzle in
oil, whisking constantly for one minute or un"l
mixture thickens. Pour into a small jar with a wellfi$ng lid. Set aside.
· Toss zucchini and 2 teaspoons salt in a colander.
Stand for 10 minutes. Drain well. In a large bowl,
combine zucchini, fennel, smoked chicken and
· To serve, arrange salad on a pla!er. Sca!er with
parmesan and drizzle with dressing.
19 November 2014
4 tablespoons sugar
125g unsalted bu!er, so%ened
Rind of 2 oranges, finely grated
1 ½ cups plain flour
· Preheat oven to 190c (fan-forced 170c)
· Grease a baking tray
· Beat sugar and bu!er "ll so% and creamy and then
add the orange rind.
· Gradually add flour to form a so% ball.
· Roll onto floured surface and roll out to 1cm thick.
Cut into desired shape, prick with a fork and
sprinkle with addi"onal sugar if desired.
· Place on greased tray and bake 15 minutes or un"l
light, golden brown.
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Start placing your orders for Christmas.
Hams, chickens, turkeys and pork.
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Ph. 5468 1046
Peter and Shelley Davies
18 Drive In Court Maryborough 3465
Telephone 5461 1000
19 November 2014
Vol 29 Iss 43 Page 15
Saturday 22nd November:
1.00 p.m. Jersey Boys’ Rated M
– starring Vincent Piazza, John Lloyd Young. Run !me 134 mins.
The movie covers the life and career of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons – four young men from the wrong
side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together and formed the iconic 1960’s rock group.
3.30 p.m. ‘ Water for Elephants’ Rated M
– starring Robert Pa"nson, Reese Witherspoon, Christopher Waltz. Run !me 120 mins.
A veterinary student abandons his studies a#er his parents are killed and joins a travelling circus as their vet.
Sunday 23rd November:
1.00 p.m. ‘Silver Linings’ Rated M
– starring Bradley Cooper, Jacki Weaver, Jennifer Lawrence. 122 mins.
A#er a s!nt in a mental ins!tu!on, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to
reconcile with his ex-wife. A#er mee!ng a mysterious girl, Tiffany, things become more challenging.
3.15 p.m. ‘Travelling North’ Rated PG
– starring Leo McKern, Graham Kennedy, Henri Szeps, Julia Blake. Run !me 96 mins.
A#er their late-life marriage, a middle-aged Australian couple move to the Countryside. Their life and
tempestuous marriage is detailed.
The Casablanca Movie Club Inc. would like to invite everyone to an evening screening
of the ‘Jersey Boys star!ng a 7.30 p.m.
Enquiries Jan Tribe 5468 7430
Cordially invites you to join us for our end of year Christmas Function
at the Cambrian Hotel on Saturday 29 November, 2014 at 12.30 p.m.
A delicious two course Christmas Dinner
(turkey, pork and vegies, plum pudding or fruit salad) will be enjoyed.
Enjoy live entertainment with Rita and friends, including a Christmas sing-a-long.
Cost: Only $25.00 per person (drinks not included).
Our movie will be ‘The Bells of St. Mary’s’ featuring Bing Crosby.
Bookings are essential for catering purposes.
For enquiries and bookings contact Allen on 0408 396844
Between 9.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. Monday to Friday.
Page 16 Vol 29 Iss 43
19 November 2014
Painter & Decorator
Rod May for Ripon
Phone: 03 5469 7282
Mobile: 0429 697 282
No job too small
[email protected]
TW: @capck
FB: /Rod.May.14
Authorised by K Dimozantos.
Lvl 1/362 Lt Collins St Melbourne VIC 3000
Printed by 5th Colour Print Management.
Lvl 5/11 Queens Rd. Melbourne VIC 3004
CALL GREG: 0428 427 460
19 November 2014
What’s going on at
This year we have decided to use an Australian theme
for the Dunolly street decora!ons; the lovely hanging
decora!ons from last year will be updated and we will
be making banners with Aussie icons on them to hang
in the street. We have a room at the centre to store
and use for prepara!on of the decora!ons. This can
be used Monday and Wednesday, all day. Please ring
Lynda at the centre if you want to come and help.
Dona!ons can be le" at the Neighbourhood Centre.
Many thanks to all the generous folk who have
donated decora!ons and fabric already. So join in the
fun and Decorate Dunolly.
2015 at the NHC
We have the chance to have two new workshops at
the Neighbourhood Centre in the coming New Year:
Spinning from Fleece to Yarn (1 day workshop)
Music: Whistle & Bodhran (Irish Drumming). Want to
come and join in? Please ring NHC to express interest.
D Sharps
The D Sharps prac!se at St John’s
Hall Mondays at 3.30pm.
Any bookings or enquiries for the D Sharps please call
Shelly Di Base 54681817
Table Tennis
The Table Tennis Players have a new
President at their club, Ian Taylor, and
he informs me they are looking for new
players. So go meet Ian and the teams at the RSL Hall
9.00am 12.00pm on Wednesdays and get fit, have
some fun.
Welcome Back
Sharon will be back at the Neighbourhood Centre
from her 12 weeks long service leave on the
24 November. The Neighbourhood Centre will resume
its original Monday to Thursday opening hours from
this date.
Want more informa!on?
Phone 54681511
Email: [email protected]
Vol 29 Iss 43 Page 17
The risk of frosts are now over, although frost can
happen in low-lying areas. All frost-tender plants or
seeds can go in the soil not to give the roots a chance to
penetrate into the deeper soil over the summer
Now is the !me to plant out all the varie!es of the
pumpkin family. Ideal condi!ons are required for these
plants. Pumpkin and summer squash are both grown at
the same !me. Summer squash are generally eaten at
the same !me, whereas winter squash can be stored
like pumpkins and used during the winter. They can
also be classed as marrows. Another easy grown tasty
vegetable is silverbeet or chard, another variety of
beet. Rainbow chard is definitely the most a#rac!ve
variety; stems have a range of colours, like orange,
yellow and some gold-like colours. It adds some colour
to the garden and is more tasty than silverbeet.
Le#uce and celery do need plenty of water to make
rapid growth, or both can become very bi#er if they are
le$ in the soil too long. The brown mignone#e le#uce
is best this season with the water supply being low, as
they require less water and can keep in the soil without
become bi#er.
All the parsnips are be#er in the soil by the end of this
month to ensure a good crop for next winter. Parsnips
are a good winter veggie and have a be#er flavour
a$er being hit by frosts.
To have large roots on these veggies they do need to be
thinned out at the pencil thickness; root veggies need
deep watering once they grow to thinning out stage so
the roots will follow the moisture down. Shallow
watering will keep the roots near the surface and
therefore they will only last a few days before showing
signs of stress.
All dwarf beans can be sown from now on. Bu#er beans
do grow be#er if le$ un!l late December. If they
happen to be hit with a spell of cold weather, they will
not set good pods; most likely short, curly pods.
By now we will know what fruit harvest to expect.
Aphids can be very ac!ve on stone fruit tree leaves
now. They can do a lot of damage before they are
detected. Their favourite tree is cherry. In the absence
of rain there is li#le or no moisture in the subsoil; the
roots are inclined to seek moisture closer to the
surface. The best way to water trees in a dry season is
to dig a shallow hole out from the base, add some
fer!liser, and fill the hole with waste water as o$en as
Happy Gardening. Alf
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19 November 2014
I’m glad I lived in a be!er age
I could sit in a paddock and dream
hear a whistle of an old steam train
in the glorious age of steam.
We own a dog, his name is Jim,
And nobody gets the be!er of him.
One day when walking down the town,
The dog was kicked by Jenkins Brown.
Jim made no fuss, but he was riled,
Although he merely looked and smiled.
Now when the policeman came around
Our Jim was nowhere to be found
‘Had we a dog, and pay the cost?’
We said our dog was lately lost.
Oh, yes we had li!le of this and that
but our life was always free,
free speech, free to do as you please,
with plenty of milk in my tea
Today we have such a cynical view
of the sanc"ty of life
we analyse then we computerise
but mostly we live in strife.
So I think of what we haven’t got
but it doesn’t mean mush to me
I had so much, why even a lot
with plenty of milk in my tea
Ken Peake
SUDOKU Solu!on 44
And so the policeman went away
And called on Jenkins Brown next day.
‘Had he a dog?’ He swore he’d not
When Jim appeared upon the spot
And jumped around and licked his hand
To let the policeman understand.
When Jim saw Brown had paid the fine
He came back home with us to dine.
That’s how we saved our half-a-crown
And Jim got level with Jenkins Brown!
W.T. Goodge
19 November 2014
Vol 29 Iss 43 Page 19
Supplied courtesy : The Puzzle Wizard
Solu!on to Sudoku 44 is on page 18
Page 20 Vol 29 Iss 43
Stock up on firewood. S$ll supplying during summer.
Redgum firewood, split - $90.00 per metre.
Ph: Chris 0439 550 950
Slashing for fire break.
Ph: 0407 881 771 or a!er hours 5468 1149
Fridge - Whirlpool 216L, clean, works well. Good
drinks fridge. 550mm W x 625mm D x 1420mm H $50.
Ph: Jan 0408 442 960
Saturday 22 November 2014 - 8.00am- 1.00pm
93 Maude Street, Dunolly
Furniture, two organs, buffet, small fridge, electric
dryer, wardrobe, chairs, TV with top box, jewellery,
Christmas trees.
At the Dunolly Primary School in the mul$purpose room every Friday 9.30-10.30am.
Enjoy an hour of rhymes, songs, stories
and play with your child. Morning tea also provided.
We’d love to see you there.
For more informa$on please contact Denise 0428 681
496, or Jacinda (Dunolly Primary School) 5468 1111.
Christmas Break-up Shoot
Sunday 23 November from 10.00am
Come along and join the fun. 25 target course and
novelty shots. BBQ lunch and so! drinks available.
Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by a
parent or guardian. For more informa"on call Dunolly
Neighbourhood Centre on 5468 1511.
Drawn : 14.11.14
10, 11, 13, 14, 15
No winner - Jackpot $950. Worth winning.
19 November 2014
On Sunday 30 November 2015 5.00pm at clubhouse.
Enquiries 5468 7218.
Lyn Freemantle
T Long
I would like to thank all the people who sent cards of
sympathy a!er Will's death. I wanted to write to you
all personally, but I have been in such a muddle that I
kept mixing up names and addresses. I do appreciate
your though$ulness. Thankyou, to all who came to
the funeral and to those who have offered to help me
in various ways. It was good to see how much he was
loved and respected in the community.
Barbara Moore
Tarnagulla Community Centre
Open every Sunday
10.00AM to 4.00PM
8 Sandy Creek Lane Behind the Victoria Hall.
Homemade cakes, pastries,
soup and sandwiches
Come along and enjoy a coffee or Devonshire tea
Eat in or take away
We also have a range of local
cra"s and produce.
Support your local centre run by volunteers.
Saturday 10 January 2015. 7.30pm start
Come and test yourself against the best brains we have
to offer.
Up to eight persons on a table but whatever suits.
Bring your own nibbles. $5.00 per person.
Coffee and tea provided. Bar opens at 7.00pm (drinks
at own expense)
Book tables now. Ring Steve 5468 1386
Over the Christmas and New Year Season the Post
Office will be closed on the following dates:
Christmas Day
Boxing Day
New Year’s Day
Australia Post Authorised holiday
Bealiba St David’s Church Ladies are holding “Numbers
Up” in the Bealiba Hall on Monday 24 November at
1.30pm. Cake stall and a!ernoon tea. All welcome!
Last week’s winners:
Compe""on - Debbie Callwall
Lucky Door - Peter from St Arnaud.
This is our last “Numbers Up” for 2014. We thank all
for a-ending throughout the year.
B Lovel
19 November 2014
Johnno was one of those men, black heart on the inside,
spit-polished silver on the outside. Those not stung by his
swindles thought him a likable rogue.
Johnno had a very high opinion of himself. No ma#er how
he acted or what he did, he always landed on his feet. Life
was a game, the stakes irrelevant. He cruised on through,
oblivious to the ba#ered and despairing vic!ms le"
floundering in his wake; whether it be in ma#ers of the
heart or ma#ers of the wallet. Even his mother was
disappointed in him, but he didn’t care. Sociopath was
not a word he had himself familiar with.
This evening he was feeling par!cularly pleased as he
approached the café he supposedly part-owned, although
it hadn’t cost him a cent.
‘My, you look posi!vely chipper tonight,’ Michael, the
waiter, said as Johnno walked in.
‘Who, me?’ Johnno said, exhibi!ng his predatory grin. He
smacked his hands together. ‘I’ve just managed to offload an an!que !p truck to a small mining concern up the
road. And now I’m going to sit in the window with a
mixed-grill and take pity on the mug-punters as they
wander by. Oh! And I feel like a banana split too. And a
bo#le of that Shiraz I like. I’m in the mood to party.’
‘Coming right up,’ Michael said.
The meal was rapidly consumed along with most of the
wine. The banana split duly arrived accompanied by fresh
slices of kiwi fruit and peach halves. His mind was racing
as usual; weighing up various schemes, permuta!ons. He
was not given to frivolous acts, but he was struck by a
thought. If he arranged two peach halves side by side
with an up-turned banana underneath, he would produce
a smiley face. With childish glee that’s exactly what he
did. Some crushed nuts served as eyebrows, a sliver of
kiwi fruit subs!tuted for a nose. His dessert beamed back
at him.
‘If you were a girl I’d promise you the world,’ he declared,
not caring if any other patrons heard him. He raised a
glass in salute. Surely it was not temp!ng fate to feel so
smug. Maybe it was the alcohol, but he could have sworn
the dessert winked at him.
The wall next to him exploded! Glass sailed through the
air as several tons of elderly !p-truck failed to nego!ate a
bend and crashed through the front of the café. Johnno
had neglected to advise the new owners about the loose
brakes and faulty rack and pinion steering.
Brick dust rained down upon his head. With a shock he
realised he was pinned between the table and the bonnet
of the truck. His head sagged. His normally penetra!ng
gaze faltered.
As the world faded, the last thing he saw was a
dishevelled and dis!nctly unhappy looking dessert staring
at him from the !lted surface of the table.
By Martyn Barne#
Vol 29 Iss 43 Page 21
Broadway Dunolly
We have Gi"s, Toys,
Christmas Cards and Decora!ons
Everything is locally made.
Open Mon, Wed, Fri, 10.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 10.00am 12.00pm
Ph: 5468 1365 evenings for enquiries
Bowen Therapy
Hair Mineral Testing
Homeopathy Remedies
Herbal Tea Blends
Equine Bodywork
& Muscle Therapy
Diet Herbs &
21 Main Street BEALIBA
Judy 0425876548
[email protected]
Photo copying
Computer Training
V/Line Bookings
Dry Cleaning
Community Bus Shopping Run
Post cards
Tourist brochures
[email protected]
Trading hours
Monday to Friday 10.00am to
03 5468 1205
Page 22 Vol 29 Iss 43
It was with great honour that I was re-elected as
Mayor at the November Statutory Council Mee!ng last
week in my home town of Wedderburn, in front of my
friends, family and the greater Loddon community.
My fellow councillors bestowed upon me the great
honour of being elected as Mayor for 2014/2015
In making this decision, the Council has asked me to
lead this great organisa!on and vibrant community for
a further 12 months. This is my sixth term as Mayor, so
I know what I am in for.
I’m certainly grateful that Loddon has such a strong
and commi"ed team of councillors and staff to work
with our local communi!es in bringing about posi!ve
and s!mula!ng change.
Cr Gavan Holt
19 November 2014
Septic tanks pumped out
at reasonable rates Servicing Dunolly
& Surrounding Districts
Cr Gavan Holt accepts the Loddon gavel from Cr Neil Bea•e a•er he
was re-elected as Mayor for the 2014/2015 period.
Opening •mes:
10.00am to 5.30pm daily
(Sundays 10.00am to 5.00pm)
Dunolly DVD Hire
Overnight and weekly hire
Telephone 5468 1623
68 Broadway, Dunolly
Tel: 5468 7262 or Mobile 0429 782 691
19 November 2014
Vol 29 Iss 43 Page 23
PENNANT TEAMS 22 November 2014
PENNANT TEAMS – 25 November 2014
Dunolly Blue versus Talbot at Talbot
L Parker
M Davies
C Dahl
H Freemantle
F Nielsen
M Webb
J Cox
A Raven
Manager: Marian Webb
J Cox & F Nielsen
V Mortlock
J McHugh
H Weir
N Stevens
Dunolly Gold versus MHS Gold at Home
L Whiley
S Chaplin
S Deason
K Stephens
E Murphy
N Pike
M Mortlock
M Shay
J Morse
D Spiteri
E Milley
K McKenzie
Manager: Elaine Murphy
Set Up:
S Chaplin’s team
Dunolly Blue -- BYE
Dunolly Gold lost to Golf Gold 90-56
Dunolly Blue(54)
G Dobbin (22)
R Pickering (21)
P Mortlock (16)
lost to
lost to
lost to
Golf Blue (78)
H Patullo (31)
K Pine(18)
D Pearce (29)
Dunolly Gold(74)
L Parker (29)
D Mortlock (25)
T Long (20)
lost to
Talbot Brown(65)
R Jackson (19)
I Pryor (22)
G Crossley (24)
Dunolly Green(55) lost to
K McKenzie(20) lost to
A Bri!en(28)
drew with
P Chase (10)
lost to
Golf Gold (105)
G Carmony (41)
M Gallagher (28)
L Wadeson (36)
Dunolly Red (52) defeated
A Deason (28)
K Nielsen (24)
MHS Green (29)
A Muggridge (20)
J Tansley (9)
All members are reminded that next Saturday 22
November, a members draw will be held a"er the
games star#ng with a BBQ at 7.00pm.
The first round of the men’s Club Championship
Games are due to be completed. If you are unable to
play your match by the due date, please advise the
match commi!ee or your opponent.
A Larpent DBC
Dunolly Blue versus Dunolly Gold at Dunolly
T Galofaro
R Pickering
P Mortlock
G Dobbin
C Williams
A Bri!en
A Weir
G Davies
B Mortlock
J McHugh
K Howard
J Smith
Manager: C Williams
Dunolly Gold versus Dunolly Blue at Dunolly
L Thomas
D Mortlock
T Long
B Cann
B Lanfranchi
L Parker
C Dahl
H Taylor
S Rogers
A Larpent
J Haigh
S Howard
Manager: A Larpent
Dunolly Green versus Carisbrook at Dunolly
K McKenzie
V Mortlock
G Ray
K Mo!ram
R Henderson
S Whitehead
E Weir
I Fle!
C Lawson
D Coe
S Shay
D Conlin
Manager: K Mo!ram
Dunolly Red versus Newstead at Dunolly
A Deason
K Nielsen
J Lillico
R Weir
D Price
G Cain
R Cain
F Dunieville
Manager: R Weir Emergency: A woman
Results Week 1
Season 14/15
Equal First on three games each: Joe Ba%sson’s
team and Wally Curson’s team, runner: up Be!y
Lovel’s team.
Extensions ~ Pergolas ~ Decks ~ Renovations
General House Maintenance
Butch Kennedy (Owner)
107 Field St Maryborough 3465
Mob: 0428 741 052
Email: [email protected]
Page 24 Vol 29 Iss 43
The Dunolly Football Netball Club has pulled off one of
the biggest local coaching coups in recent memory,
signing former AFL player Shaun Smith as senior
football coach for the 2015 Maryborough Castlemaine
District Football Netball League season.
Shaun had a decorated career featuring for North
Melbourne in the late 1980's and finishing his career
with Melbourne in the late 1990's. Shaun is o%en
remembered for his mark of the century against the
Brisbane Bears in 1995.
DFNC football manager, Jamie Townsend, had a sit
down with Shaun and said he was extremely op"mis"c
and excited about what Shaun can bring to the club.
As men"oned in a past issue of The Welcome Record,
there is an interest in restoring our Railway Sta"on in
Dunolly to use as an Arts/Community space.
VicTrack has a $5 million state-wide program to bring
old, disused sta"ons back to life. Pictured is Inglewood
Railway Sta"on that has been the recipient of
$750,000 towards the restora"on of their project to
use the sta"on as part of Inglewood and District Health
Service. The restora"on project will take approximately
three months.
This is good news for Dunolly as we could soon have
our sta"on restored. It shows what can be achieved in
a short space of "me and we could have our Arts space
sooner than we think.
Susan Anderson
19 November 2014
‘ Shaun’s wealth of knowledge around set plays, team
dynamics and training will help the club develop, move
forward and add a whole new dimension to the
football department. He will bring some
professionalism to the club and the experience he has
at AFL level will really benefit our young group’.
Shaun, who has moved to the Dunolly area for work
based in Bendigo, is excited about the challenge of
developing the football department into a force and
leaving his print on a club which has the founda"ons to
be right up there.
Jamie Townsend is hopeful that Shaun will con"nue
with the club past his 12 month contract.
‘I don’t think you can do the job in 12 months. It’s a
long process developing these young players and
bringing them through the system. We would hope to
have Shaun for quite a bit longer, but at this stage it is
a 12 month contract because of his work
commitments. We hope that what he will bring to the
club this year can develop for another couple of years’.
Townsend added that the announcement of the
signing had also gathered a#en"on from the small
Dunolly community.
‘There is excitement building around Dunolly already,’
he said. ‘There hasn’t been this much talk in town
since the era a few years back where the boys were
playing off the finals. The crowds dwindled off a bit
this year and it’s not easy to get a crowd in when
you’re struggling to get compe""ve scores on the
board. But we are certainly hoping that with Shaun
coming to the club, and the way he can promote the
club, will certainly hold it in good stead.’
Susan Anderson
Excerpts from The Maryborough Adver"ser and
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