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L ocal Extra FEBRUARY 2011

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Catch a Carp - Sale and Dargo

Outdoor Adventure
Leisure Show

Love Living
Look Who’s New

Bidwell Maap Shield


FOR PETS
JUST
Valentines Day
WHAT’S ON
Gippsland Art Gallery - Sale
of Australia’s diverse photographic Gothic. She privileges us with insights Burton – sometimes keyhole views
Strike a Pose collection. into profound, unearthly experiences, and sometimes boundless vistas.
WITH LEE LIN CHIN expressed through heaving, bodily Sometimes invoking surface and
8 January to 27 February The exhibition presents a glimpse forms. other times inferring absence and the
back at Australian society during the ethereal.
From mini-skirts of the 1960s to the bohemian socially revolutionary period spanning While never explicitly describing
fashions of the late 1970s, Strike a Pose … the 1960s and 1970s and focuses supernatural phenomena, Burton’s ARTIST TALK: Friday 11 February,
with Lee Lin Chin showcases photography on fashion on the street, the field, on work is permeated by a mysterious, 6.00pm Image: Jane BURTON, Untitled
from these two dynamic decades, with images parade, and on holiday. otherworldly glow. In the Blood draws #1, 2010, pigment print on paper, 110
drawn exclusively from the National Archives together new and recent works from x 110cm
A National Archives of Australia Touring

WHAT’S ON AT THE
Exhibition

Image: Pierre Cardin fashion parade at


Canberra Theatre Centre, 1967

In the Blood
JANE BURTON
5 February to 27 March

Jane Burton appeals to our imagination


in luscious, evocative photographs
that pay homage to the Australian

Great Venue
Great Menu
Great Club

T h e F u n P l a c e t o b e Bistro
Great Function Facilities Open for Lunch 12 -2pm
Available Sunday to Friday
Come and See for yourself! Open for Dinner
52 Hazelwood Road, Morwell 7 days 6 - 8 pm
Ph 5134 3449 Bar - Coffee Lounge

John Leslie Theatre


What’s On!
The Pink Show Figaro. Nothing, nothing but Figaro”.
The Marriage of Figaro
By W.A. Motzart At balls, quadrilles and waltzes were danced to the
music of Figaro. The work quickly spread in popularity
This sparkling production of Mozart’s classic comedy is overseas and has remained a firm favourite in the
a feast for the ears and eyes. It features an instrumental repertoire throughout the intervening 200 years. Co-
ensemble sharing theatrical and musical honours with Opera’s performance gives newcomers an opportunity
Co-Opera’s finest singers, all beautifully dressed in to experience the delights of the drama and the music
period wardrobe with a difference – faintly comic, yet at close quarters. Singers perform in and amongst the
utterly respectful to its performance tradition. audience and the entire auditorium becomes the stage
for this presentation of Mozart’s genius.
The Marriage of Figaro was Mozart’s first big success in
the Italian ‘Opera Buffa’ style. Figaro was an immediate Take fresh delight in a Figaro where every fine nuance
success, especially in nearby Prague which developed a of musical and dramatic flavor can be appreciated at
cult following for Mozart’s work. In Mozart’s own words, close quarters; where every voice in an ensemble has
“here they talk of nothing but Figaro. Nothing is played, its own life and every flash of the eyes fully understood.
sung or whistled but Figaro. No opera is drawing like Viva Figaro!

Box Office (03) 5143 3200 Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00am - 5:30pm and one hour prior to every show. 100 Foster Street, SALE
Looking for an adventure? Bullant Brewery Bruthen Opens
Recently the Bullant Brewery Bruthen opening last week. A great selection of
opened its doors, quenching the thirst locally produced and prepared on site
of many locals and tourists alike. The food is the talk of the town. With chef
brewery is the creation of Neil and Lois Bronwyn Benson heading up the food
Triggs, well known in the area as tourism brigade at the brewery, the ‘beer with
operators of Stringybark Cottages and bite’ phrase certainly takes on another
for Neil’s design and drafting business. dimension. From Small Bites to Share
Bites, even a great selection of Sweet
The micro-brewery was branded with a Bites the sourcing and incorporation of
launch back in October and since then local produce offers a huge range of
has been working to ensure that a January seasonal and delicious food that has
2011 opening could be realised. ”We had been perfectly matched to beer.
a few issues with our brewhouse after it The brewery has been built using all
was delivered from America” said Neil local tradesman and materials and is
last week as he tapped the first beer from now operating with locally employed and
the Bullant Brewery kegs. ”Damage to trained staff.
the brewhouse in transit put our timeline
back for brewing our first beers on site Open Wednesday to Sundays and public
ready for our opening, but we managed holidays, but with varying daily times it is
Considered leaning to sail? gently moving across you, the sounds to come up with a solution” he said. worth the drive from any location to drop
of the water pushing past the boat, in and view the big copper brewhouse
Free 2 hour sailing lesson (valued at dolphins emerge, playing in your Neil decided to head down to a and take in the wonderful views from
$180) with a minimum 2 day yacht wake and dipping in and out around colleague’s brewery at Yarra Glen to the deck overlooking the Tambo Valley,
hire. No boat licence required. No the bow of the boat, they swim off brew the first of his beers, which he has of course with an ale in hand and a few
experience needed. See our ad for into the distance as you absorb your named ‘Mossiface Pale Ale’. He then bite size delights to complete the story.
more information. surroundings: water, nature, wildlife, transported the beer to the brewery in Not only will the Bullant Brewery Bruthen
birdlife in abundance. kegs and has it on tap at the brewery. Neil fill a much needed void in the hospitality
It is safe, easy, local and in just a also has on tap 5 other guest beers from industry in the region, but it also ticks
couple of hours we will have you Where to moor for the night? Barrier Grand Ridge Brewery and Hargraves Hill some tourism and destinational boxes
underway experiencing something Landing perhaps? A stroll along 90 Brewery to tide Bullant Brewery over until also.
so wonderful you will be hooked. mile Beach, with just a few people the onsite brewhouse is fully functional
Instructed and supported throughout fishing and the sounds of the ocean. in early February 2011. ”We also have a For all enquiries contact Neil Triggs
your holiday by friendly, professional Some fresh seafood and salad for great cider on tap also, courtesy of our CONTACT : NEIL TRIGGS
staff, you will surprise yourself. dinner in the cockpit and a crisp, cool friends at Kelly Brothers” he said. BULLANT BREWERY BRUTHEN
drink. A pelican flies in to land nearby, Ph 03 5157 5307 OR
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the boat under you as the hull glides setting so the sky changes through the Brewery busy since its very quiet 5157 5245
through the water with the power of hues of reds, oranges and pinks,
the wind filling the sails, the breeze the stars are bright and gradually
light up the sky. You lay back
and reflect on the most amazing
day- a challenge - so satisfying,
so exciting, so possible you can’t
believe you’ve waited until now to
discover how wonderful a boating
holiday can be.

To find out more phone Riviera


Nautic 5156 2243 or visit
www.rivieranautic.com.au

Valentines Day
What Love Is
by Karin Schaefer

It is Love that gives me purpose


to change and grow and learn.
It is Love that guides me
on this path
and helps me choose each turn.

It is Love that gives me courage


to stand against my fears;
to open up my heart to you,
to let you see my tears.
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own backyard
sensitive to caffeine. purchase as much as
you can use within about 10 to 14 •Turkish
Robusta coffee is grown at a lower days. The longer you can leave your Coffee –Fine
How to choose the best
coffee beans !: altitude are disease resistant and beans whole, the better, as beans
much less expensive to produce. deteriorate in quality much quicker Lyn – Bean Learning & The Bean
Italian blends of coffee have when they are ground, so having your Scene.
There is a huge selection of
coffee beans available on always had a fair amount own grinder is a definite advantage.
the market today and of robusta beans in the
there is no right or wrong blend. When added in The choice of which beans to buy is
flavour, it all comes small quantities to now up to you. It is better to choose a
down to personal taste. arabica coffee, medium roast to begin with and then
Buying coffee is no robusta improves you can go either milder or stronger
different to buying wine, the quality and next time. Remember, if you are
each person’s palate is crema thickness of having the beans ground, to have them
different, and what tastes the espresso. ground to suit the style of coffee you
great to one person may are making. This is very important!
taste not so good to another. When purchasing coffee beans •Plunger coffee/ Percolator - Course
it is better to buy smaller amounts more •Mocha Pot/ Caffetierra – Medium
Here are a couple of pieces of often. Generally you should only •Espresso Machine – Medium/Fine
information that may help you when
choosing a coffee. There are two
main types of coffee bean, Arabica All things Coffee
and Robusta.
•Commercial & Domestic Machines
•Trade ins taken on new commercial
Arabica coffee is grown at high machines
altitude, and is prized for its smooth, •Mobile Unit available for large events
complex flavours. They range in taste •Great Range of Coffee Beans
from sweet-soft to sharp-tangy; their •Indonesian & Balinese Coffee now in
roasted smell is very fragrant with Stock
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Celebrate Heuriger
“ Heuriger “ is the new
wine of the season. In the
wine growing areas of
Austria, the wine farmers
who grow the grapes also
produce the wine and then
sell it to the public.

Sometimes in an
attachment to the farm
house, a cellar, a garden
or courtyard quite often
overgrown with wines,
similar to cellar door.

To show that the “Heurigen”


is open, a pine bush on a stick with a green light is displayed, either attached
to the roof or an upstairs window.

Sometimes there a several Heurigen along the street, particularly in areas


such as Grinzing, Sievering or Gumpoldskirchen, some of the very traditional
Heurigen areas in and around
Vienna.

Guests sit on wooden benches


and tables. The wine is mostly
served open in ¼ l glasses
together with cold foods such as
sausages, cold roasts, smoked
pork cheese, a range of dips
and bread. More upmarket
establishments offer hot foods
such as roast pork, chicken
and Leberkaese as well as live
Sunday, 13 March, 2011 from 12 noon till 5pm musik

$69 per person, includes a free glass of wine A Heurigen is a very rustic and
relaxed affair with people mixing
freely, even if they do not know
each other.
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Australia Day At Wilsons Promontory Traralgon, Victoria
What better way to spend Australia Day S.E.A.L DIVING
than at magnificent Wilsons Promontory,
Australia’s most southern point. Diving SERVICES
at Wilsons Prom is some of the best
temperate water diving you’ll ever do. •Scuba Courses
With spectacular scenery above and
•Dive Trips

•Dive Gear Sales


below the water, the diving is brilliant. Soft
sponges and corals, huge underwater
S.E.A.L Diving Services
swim throughs and sheer walls, a myriad
of fish life and playful Australian fur seals

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are some of the things you will experience
on a dive.

The SEAL team headed out early from

3 Port Welshpool on Australia Day for a


leisurely cruise to Refuge Cove. The first Rob & Evelyn Timmers
dive was in Brown’s Bay with 8-10 metres 27 Princes St Traralgon
visibility and water temperature of 20
degrees. With outstanding rock formations
shadowing the boat, it was a similar scene
underwater. Sixteen scuba divers enjoyed
4
the adventure experiencing the collages
of color, identifying different marine life
and swimming amongst huge overhangs
and boulders.

It was then time to head ashore at Refuge


for a catered Aussie lunch with plenty of
time to explore and snorkel the sheltered
cove. The second dive was just out from
the entrance to Refuge Cove in reef with
calm conditions starting at 3-20 metres and
2 huge amounts of fish life. Blue throated
wrasse, big horse shoe leather jackets,
schools of sweep, southern rock lobster
and rocks adorned with yellow zoanthid
and a variety of colorful seastars.

Photos
No. 1 – The SEAL team 5
No. 2 – Kelsea Timmers flies the
Australian flag underwater on Australia
Day at Wilsons Prom
No. 3 – The SEAL Diving Services charter
boat
No. 4 – SEAL Instructor Rob Timmers
No. 5 – The crew enjoys lunch at Refuge
Cove
No. 6 –Rob & Kelsea Timmers enjoy a
smorgasbord lunch after some great
6 diving at the Prom

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GEAR, GEAR and more GEAR will often fail to vaporise in extremely cold
There is a breed of hiker out there often referred conditions making the unit very inefficient. The
to as gear freaks, or as they prefer to be called, gear final type is the multi fuel type of cooker. There
aficionados. Usually there is nothing obviously strange are several good brands of the market of which
about them; it’s just that they have a larger collection of gear MSR is probably the best known. While multi
than the average hiker. Four or five different tents, packs, fuel stove are the dearest option to buy, and a
sleeping bags and cook sets can all be explained away as little fiddly to use, they are by far the cheapest
being needed for different occasions and environments. to run. They also perform great in all conditions.
Yeah, okay. Me, I like to keep things a little less complicated Boiling time is 2.5 to 3 minutes.
and may be a result of not being able to get out camping as
often as I would like. ALL THE BITS & PIECES. Camping stores
are full of gimmicky gadgets to entice gear
If we break things down to the barest of essentials, gurus. Some are designed to make that next
what do we really need to survive out in the bush? Shelter, outing that much safer, some are designed to
warmth, food and water. They way we address these needs make things that much more comfortable the
boils down to our more specific needs, the environment we rest are there for you to buy for someone who
chose to tackle and the size of your wallet. The general has almost everything and you have no idea
rules I apply with the cost of gear are; if it’s lighter, it will cost what to get them. Some however are essential.
more. If it’s more compact, it will cost more. If it’s warmer A compass, head torch, waterproof matches,
for its weight, it will cost more, and if it’s more durable, it light hike mattress, hydration bladder or drink
will cost more. Now these aren’t hard and fast rules, they bottle, maps and a good knife all fall into this
probably only apply about 99% of the time. category. Less essential items but always good
to have on hand include walking poles, GPS
So let’s look at the essentials and some of the and EPIRB, and a good length of 3 – 4mm
factors to consider when making a choice before we hand nylon rope. You can keep adding to these lists
over those hard earned dollars. but always remember you have to carry this all
available to do almost the same job.
PACKS. So many choices, so little time. Are you
a male, female? How often will you get to use your new SLEEPING BAGS. This is where those
pack? Are you going to walk on well prepared track such as general rules mentioned previously do
those at Wilson’s Promontory or go bush bashing for long apply 100%. I always ask customers 3 basic
periods or short? You need to have a clear idea of your questions; Where are you going, when are
ultimate goal. Price can vary from $100 to well over $500, you going and how? The answers to these
the latter giving you a tough very durable pack with a very tell me quite specifically the best type of
comfortable harness fitted to your exact body shape. A lot of bag that is going to suit your needs i.e. how
hikers end up choosing a pack size bigger than they need. warm, light and compact. You will also need
They will then often fill it with gear they really could have left to have an idea of the coldest situation you
at home. WARNING; your friends will often recommend, are likely to be in over the next 10 to 15
with the best intentions of course, a pack type or brand as years and wether the bag is for a male
the best, don’t fall into this trap. YOU need to find a pack or female. GENERALLY females need a
that suits YOUR frame and YOU find comfortable. You will bag rated 5 degrees warmer than a male.
be the one wearing it so it has to suit you. WARNING; Sleeping bags usually carry 2
rating. One is a comfort rating the other is
TENTS. The options with tents are limited by the an extreme rating, be sure of these when
size of your wallet. I tend to look for tents which will suit my looking at a bag. If there is only one rating
needs (sleeping one, two or three people), will handle where always assume it is an extreme rating.
I tend to hike eg alpine areas, and weights no more than 1kg Some stores like to hide behind seasonal
to 1.2kg per person. I am not a big fan of single skin tents. ratings eg WINTER (however the fine print
Despite their claims I find they do not handle condensation reveals an actual rating of + 5 degrees)
well and are just too dear. There are less expensive better great if you are spending winter on the Gold
performing tents on the market that may be no more than Coast. For Gippsland generally you need a
100gm to 200gm heavier. The newer siliconized cordura bag rated at -5 degrees or better excluding
fabric tents are a good example. I also try not to sell a $500 heading up into the high country.
tent to someone who may only use it 3 or 4 times a year when COOKING SETS. There are three basic
there is types of cooking options available to a hiker.
a $200 Most are aware of the ever reliable Trangia
option cook set having come across them in their
school years. These units use methylated
spirits as their fuel and are a good option
for simple cooking where you are just
rehydrating and warming meals. As a
comparison it usually takes 5 to 8 minutes to
boil a litre of water and perform reasonably
well in alpine conditions. Gas stoves are
a faster option in regards to cooking time
and with their higher temperatures allow
the hiker to expand their culinary skills. A
litre of water can usually be boiled in about
3 minutes. Their only drawback is the gas
Community
CLUB SCENE
cuisine,
the Traralgon Bowls
will also launch in February its
new bistro and café menus. With
significant planning having gone
into the menu development there is
sure to be something for everybody
at all price points.

The new menu will see an array of


modern Australian cuisine coupled
with the all-time club classics. A
feature of our new menu will be
Traralgon Bowls Club…… the all new interactive kids menus
more than just a bowls club which will help keep the children
entertained while they wait for their
February Launch of our NEW club meals to arrive.
website
www.traralgonbowls.com.au Dining
For Bookings Phone 03 5174 2156
Having a web site is not just The kitchen is open 7 days a week
a commodity for businesses for both lunch and dinner service.
nowadays, but a must. A business With a selection of great value
without a web site is like a salesman meals there is sure to be something
without his business card. The for everybody
Traralgon Bowls Club has been
working tirelessly on developing Come and experience for
a website that will provide quick
and easy access to all the latest yourself why Traralgon Bowls
club news, bowls results, future Club is more than just a
tournaments, bistro and function bowls club.
menus, promotions and giveaways
on offer. OPENING HOURS
Open 7 Days
Keep your eyes open on the internet Lunch 12:00pm - 2:00pm
highway for this new exciting site Dinner 5:30pm - 8:30pm
– Coming February DINING AREAS
Bistro & Alfresco Area
Coming Soon - New Bistro Menu Members Lounge
After months of much of the same
RSL
SUPPORTS Lakeside Bistro:
COMMUNITY.
Open for Dinner Tuesday to
The Moe RSL contributed Sunday
almost $1 million dollars
Your entertainment Venue , to the local community
right in the heart of town! Tuesday –
last year through such things as
Members Lounge voluntary work and scholarships to Kids under 10 eat FREE
Bingo Every Tuesday
schools, the clubs Community Benefits
Eyes Down 7:30pm Statement shows. Wednesday and Saturday –
Free every Friday night
$13.95 Schnitzel and Pot Night
The statement, prepared by the Club for
Live Bands from 8:30pm
the State Government’s Commission
Regular Raffles and Happy Hours for Gambling Regulation shows the
(All Schnitzels are hand-made on
community received the equivalent premises)
Restaurant of $942,000 in direct and indirect
Open 7 days contributions. Full A-La-Carte Menu with Chefs
Lunch 12pm - 2pm
Dinner 6pm - late Special Board
RSL President Ray Watson said that
Regular Seniors, contributions took the form of subsidized
Lunch Express Try our NEW
Buffet &
or free goods and services, assistance
Special Menu’s to the aged, voluntary services and Summer Menu
support of ex - services personnel and
their careers and families. Competitively Priced
Function Room
Weddings, Seminars, Wakes or for the Whole
Celebrations. “The RSL exists to assist war veterans Family!!
Regular Live Shows and their dependants as well as
Support the Club the Supports your local supporting its local community, mostly
community. through volunteer work”. Mr. Watson
Information for members, guests and bonafide visitors said. He also stated that assistance
is well recognized, particularly by
63 - 67 Albert street, Moe. community volunteers who assist with Phone 51444 000
Ph 5127 1007 badge and poppy appeals and on
Website: www.moersl.com.au to Book
Email: moersl@netspace.net.au ceremonial occasions.
Community
CLUB SCENE
RSL & SALE CLUB

The RSL & Sale Club is looking forward as well as Pleasant Sunday Afternoons
to a big year in 2011. The first major (P.S.A.’s) showcasing and supporting
change will be the introduction of new local artists, bands and groups.
caterers to the bistro. The club is going Add this to the regular attractions such
back to a Chinese/Australian menu. The as, Raffles- Wed/Friday nites & Sat
bistro will be operating 6 days a week lunch time, 888 Texas holdem poker-
for lunch & dinner, offering members Thursday nite
and seniors discounts along with the
very popular lunch time specials. Members & guests have plenty to see
and do at the RSL & Sale Club in 2011.
Opening in early February. The club
can be contacted for more information RSL & SALE CLUB
and bookings. 143 York St Sale.
Ph. 51442538
ABN 79 283 699 634, Inc. A0050441X, 143 York St, PO
Also coming in 2011 will be Morning BOX 352, SALE 3850
Melodies on selected Tuesday mornings, Phone 5144 2538 Fax 5143 2210

Great Venue
Great Menu
Great Club

Th e F u n P l a ce t o b e
Great Function Facilities
Available
Bistro
Open for Lunch 12 -2pm
FRA COMMUNI Open 7 days a week from Sunday to Friday

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Enjoy a delicious meal in our
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specials/coffee and sweets
Bars/Tabaret/Sky Channel/TAB
OR
Sit back and relax in our lounge
area and enjoy watching your
Come and See for yourself!
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TV’s. Ph 5134 3449
Summer
Holidays
BEACHCOMBER
Caravan Park and Log Cabins
MALLACOOTA
Paul and Debbie invite you to enjoy a relaxing holiday and
receive the friendly and personal attention in their park. Enjoy
your stay in one of many styles of accomodation or bring
along your caravan or tent.

BOOK NOW FOR EASTER!

85 - 87 Betka Rd, Mallacoota. Ph 5158 0233

historic paddle steamer of the Snowy River,


BOOK NOW FOR THE EASTER BREAK in Far East Gippsland, Victoria. A community
project, her construction has utilized the
Cruises depart at the brodribb boat ramp, traditional skills of wooden boat builders, and
Marlo. thousands of hours of volunteer labour. The
Curlip operates as a cruise vessel on the
Vistas of distant mountains frame the Snowy Snowy River Estuary exploring the natural
and Brodribb waterways full of birds; black and cultural heritage of this hidden gem of Far
swans, cormorants, pelicans and ducks. You East Gippsland.
may pass by a sea eagle’s nest high atop a
tree in the rainforest, all while you enjoy a Visit: www.paddlesteamercurlip.com.au for
fresh coffee and scrumptious cake from the further information or call 03 5154 1699 for
galley. details of the cruising schedule.
Tickets can also be purchased at the Marlo
Paddle Steamer Curlip II is a replica of an General Store.
The Gippsland Lakes, Lakes Entrance, Metung and Lake Tyers Beach
some time aboard ‘Rigby’, a traditional timber

Wonderful Boating Holidays lakes boat whose connection to the Lakes go


back to the 1940’s.

Riviera Nautic - Metung - Gippsland Lakes Where the Lakes meet the ocean, is Lakes
Entrance. Here there is a hive of activity; boats,
cafes, beaches, friendly locals, holidaymakers
Yachts, Cruisers, Day Boats who love the water. The wharf is lined with
No boating Licence needed fishing trawlers and boats providing plenty of
Award winning service opportunity to get in touch with the tradition of
Comprehensive training. Lakes Entrance; an historic fishing town. Marry
24 hour support. Fuel included. this with a range of quality cafes and restaurants,
www.rivieranautic.com.au and activities such as mini golf, paddle boats,
info@rivieranautic.com.au parks, day tours on the Lakes, golf courses and
Ph 5156 2243 much more, there is something for everyone.

Free 2 hour sailing lesson (valued at $180) with minimum 2 day charter to be For a change of pace, if tranquil is more your
taken before Easter 2011(not valid over Labour Day weekend). style, you can’t bypass Lake Tyers Beach,
Mention this ad to receive your free sailing lesson at the time of booking The Gippsland Lakes, with its calm and just 10 minutes east of Lakes Entrance. The
expansive waterways, is a direct 3.5 hour trip lake, a gentle body of water for swimming and
from Melbourne. From National Park walks, to boating, opens onto the thundering ocean
90 mile beach, bird and wild life in abundance, beach providing the ideal setting to rejuvenate.
stunning scenic surrounds, towns to visit, rivers
to fish, and beaches to explore, the Gippsland Experience the magic of the Gippsland Lakes
Lakes are approximately 10 times the area and surrounds for yourself.
of Sydney Harbour. Surrounded by natural
habitat, it makes escaping the busy pace of life
Houses to suit all needs so easy, leaving you with quality time to spend
with family and friends.
Lakes Entrance, Metung,
Lake Tyers Beach
On the Gippsland Lakes is Metung; a tiny village,
A great range of unique holiday houses. set on a narrow peninsula of land. The village,
Features include pet friendly, budget to with all its character, has a village green where
luxury, water views and frontage, private you will find a farmers market each month. A
jetties, swimming pool, bush setting and general store and some quality cafes, plus
more.
magnificent water views, create an ambience
Fully equipped including linen, just bring no one can tire of. There is a boardwalk that
yourself and a suitcase and enjoy your stay.
meanders along the water front from the Village
www.holidaymakers.com.au to Riviera Nautic, where you can hire a day
Phone 5156 2243 boat and grab a coffee from The Coffee Shop
or an ice cream. For something special, spend
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The
Gippsland Flight Centre News...
Recently, armed with our make
AVIATOR
history, the ex-military airfield historic

GIPPSLAND it happen resolution and attitude,


the Gippsland Flight Centre crew,
Bellman Hangar, aviation businesses
and expertise, the on-airfield military
Experience life on the Edge
some of the Gippsland Armed museum, airside access and a vast or Knife Edge!
FLIGHT
Forces Museum volunteers and ex military western tarmac. Most
with assistance from David Page importantly there are appropriate In a CJ-6 Warbird Military Trainer
of Southern Aircraft Services (who resident aircraft both civil and military.
supplied heavy lift equipment and With the co-operation demonstrated MILD OR WILD.....your choice.,
CENTRE a tug,) shifted a Grumman Tracker last Monday, I am sure that we, as a if you’ve always wanted to do it...
from the Councils ex Airforce group, could “make it happen”.
JUST DO IT!
• Flight Training from Private to Bellman Hangar, then transferred
a disassembled RAAF Macchi from If you also would like to be part of
Professional Pilot Levels that hangar to the Gippsland Armed this initiative please call me, Tony
WARBIRD ADVENTURES DOWNUNDER
For Bookings contact Jo Peters
• Recreational and General Flying Forces Museum facility. Peters 0412 474 016, or email me at (03) 5149 2223 or 0401 712 780
• Aircraft Hire and Fly This move was achieved on Monday
tonypete2@bigpond.com to register
your interest and be put on the
• Adventure Flights 31st January and though all were newsletter list.
• Gift Vouchers for Special occasions. suffering from some level of fatigue
at the end of the day, we were Graduations:
Phone 5149 2223 pleased with our combined team Congratulations to Peter Stark who
Tony 0412 474 016 effort. recently gained his Recreational
Pilot Certificate and Rob Eppelstun
West Sale Aerodrome One of our long term goals at West who gained his RAAus Navigation
email: gippslandflightcentre@bigpond.com Sale is to create an operational endorsement.
www.gippslandflightcentre.com.au vintage, unique and warbird aircraft Peter has gained a deal of experience www.warbirdsdownunder.com.au
museum housed in the Bellman not only from his flying training but also
Hello again, Hangar on the western tarmac at West in the maintenance of Recreational flight in February aimed at the thrill seeking
Back after a visit to family in South Australia Sale. There are several of these ventures Aviation. He is gaining a comprehensive individual who enjoys something unique and
- a very enjoyable and refreshing break. in Australia and they are very popular with knowledge of Jabiru aircraft through extremely different.
Whilst in SA, I had time to reflect on 2010 and locals and tourists alike. conducting pilot maintenance. Participants, after a pre flight briefing will
develop a strategy for 2011. In addition, the They operate as a shared facility between Rob Eppelstun recently flew to Bundaberg in take off and climb to 5,000 ft, the pilot will
reflections and strategy development helped private enterprise (repairing, rebuilding and Queensland to take delivery of a new Jabiru throttle back, and throw a toilet roll out.
cement my personal ‘New Years resolution.’ servicing aircraft) and non-profit volunteer J160. This occurred in January during a two This roll unravels and hangs vertically
The resolution is very simply, “MAKE IT organizations e.g. Gippsland Armed Forces day “window of opportunity” weatherwise. I like a streamer as it slowly descends with
HAPPEN.” Most of us have plans, but if we Museum who would have volunteers am sure Rob and his wife Therese will be the cardboard centre as the anchor. The
don’t do anything about them, who will?!! escorting regular visitors objective is to cut the streamer as many
visitors through to local and times as possible before it descends below
Some plans can be achieved personally the facility, more remote 3,000 ft. Approaching the streamer for a
but other more ‘involved’ plans need a co- explaining the airfields in the cut the pilot activates “SMOKE ON”. After
ordinated effort by like-minded individuals o p e r a t i o n s near future. the cut “SMOKE OFF” is selected. This
who work together as a team to achieve or activities is followed by a pull up, steep high G turn,
their objective. during the The Warbird finding the streamer below the smoke trail,
In this case, these plans, once achieved, tour. Scene: targeting it and then flying for another cut!
may be of great benefit and interest to A smoke This is happening at around 300 kilometres
the community, as well as being of great Within this system has per hour. The combination of speed, steep
satisfaction to the team who helped to ‘made Shire we have been fitted to turns, high G’s, smoke trails and the rush
it happen.’ the opportunity the Nanchang of a cut of the streamer is a thrill to be
and ability to of Warbird experienced. It makes the “wild” show rides
Western Tarmac Joint Venture: create such A d v e n t u r e s seem like a walk in the park!
The crew of the Gippsland Armed Forces a venture. Downunder.
Museum at West Sale Airport should be We have The crew is Here’s hoping for mild weather, and smooth
very proud of their achievements thus far. the aviation Rob Eppelstun with his J160. introducing a flying conditions.
and military new adventure Until next month, Tony Peters

Antiques & Treasures Rosedale Antiques


Books & Collectables
Antiques, Old Wares, Records, English China, Linen,
Furniture, Pottery, Crystal, Depression Glass, Mantle Clocks

Road Trail
and a Good Selection of Antique Reference and Local History
Books
Thursday, Friday 10:30am - 3:30pm Saturday: 10;30am - 4pm
Sunday 11am-4pm Public Holidays: 10:30am - 4pm
34B Princes Highway, Rosedale Phone: 0488 244 751

RUSTY’S
Collectables Shop
54-60 Prince Street, Rosedale Ph 5199 2251
Ph 5144 2866
Stocking Coins, Stamps, Militaria and Sculpture.
Address: 107 Foster Street, Sale
Large range of Giftware, Jewellery, Toys and China
Drop in or shop from home on Web: www.nambrokantiques.com.au
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Holiday’s on a Budget
Metung, Lakes Entrance and Lake Tyers between two families in a larger house, or Howdy folks: to handle deciduous stock
Beach a group of friends makes even luxury style is when the annual new
properties unbelievably affordable. What a Weatherly Feb growth ceases or slows down
Have you discovered the value in holi- we’re having! The other considerably.
daying in holiday houses? Total privacy Take a look and discover why so many day we threw out a barrow
and autonomy, space, unique houses people holiday year after year in Holi- full of crispy fried plants Most of you have hear of
and properties that offer so much more dayMakers’ holiday houses. It’s not just - yesterday it was full of Flemings Nurseries, one of
than just somewhere to sleep. If you are the service, or that the houses are clean, drowned stock...Crazy! Australias leading growers
searching for a romantic holiday for two, or fully equipped, including professionally
of deciduous trees. We
an action packed adventure for 16 people, laundered linen, and are often in the most
holiday houses come in all different sizes, sought after locations. It is the unique ex- We’ve had several concerned have always followed their
enabling you to pick and chose what best perience and value you get from a holiday folk in this week. They instructions and I now quote
suits you. staying in a holiday house. heard that they must never from their manual.
purchase a deciduous tree
With a huge range of properties, Holi- Find our more, visit www.holidaymakers. that had been “potted” on “When dormant, remove tree
dayMakers has a house to suit all kinds com.au or call 5156 2243 from the bare-rooted stage, from container and gently
of needs and budgets. Sharing the cost See the HolidayMakers Ad for more detail. as it would die because the cut roots growing around in
roots would spin round and a circular pattern. Remove
round and not straighten the root ends and ease
out. away as much of the spend
potting media as possible.
OK we did not hear or see The roots can be trimmed
the article they spoke of, back quite substantially to
an, believe me, for every allow for more media to
gardener you meet, you’ll be removed. The more old
hear of another theory. potting mix you can remove
the more new (premium only)
All I can really say is “Don’t potting mix can be put back
Music at the Soundshell - Mossvale Park Worry, Be Happy” in the container. Shake the
tree roots a few times. Put
The spacious, leafy Mossvale Park just outside Leongatha will again be home to a glorious I’ve been potting and selling the tree back into a clean
day of great music on Saturday the 19th March. This year the must-see music event plants since 1981, and am container and pack a new
celebrates roots, blues, rock and folk, set in the beautiful outdoor surrounds of Mossvale
highly qualified in how many mix well in around the roots.
Park.
ways I kill one plant! I’ve Apply slow release fertilizer
Justin Townes Earle (USA) & Glenn Richards (Aust.) will headline. over sprayed, underfed, and water in well”
used the wrong spray at
As tall as the day is long, all angles and elbows and a hard stare, both welcoming and the wrong time, planted in With a few adjustments, this
deadly serious Justin is from Nashville, but in lower Manhattan now, just like his hero the wrong area; however, if theory can also be applied to
Woody Guthrie, with twang and charm intact. “Boasting the kind of voice most often found I’ve chosen the right size an in ground planting, but Liz
on dust-covered 78s”, “Earle sings like a honky-tonk hero and thinks like a 21st century container, a premium potting will have a fit if I use up any
man”. mix, and followed the rules more space this month.
Augie March frontman Glenn Richards is an astounding singer/songwriter, and his new solo of planting, I’ve not yet had
project features the licks and beats of Dan Luscombe and Mike Noga from The Drones, as
a problem. So you see, don’t worry, If
well as musical input from Glenn’s older brother Chris and Ben Bourke from Ned Collette’s
band. Felmings have been doing
Because time rules us here, this these last who know
Also on the bill is Gareth Liddiard who has spent the last ten years based in Melbourne and we pot on and plant all year, how many years, then we
North East Victoria, where he has led the universally critically acclaimed band The Drones. but if we want to speak certainly can too!
And from the UK Martin Simpson: There is no doubt that after 35 years as a professional “botanically” the best time Happy Gardening, Nancy
musician Martin is, right now, better than ever. Widely acknowledged as one of the finest
acoustic and slide guitar players in the world, his interpretations of traditional songs are
masterpieces of storytelling. His solo shows are intense, eclectic, spellbinding and deeply
RAGLAN GARDENS
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Gates open at 12.30pm and the music begins at 1.30pm with a great selection of Melbourne
artists and their bands: Chris Wilson, Mick Thomas, Charles Jenkins and ‘Little John’.
NURSERY
For old world charm to comtemporary gardens
And organizers are pleased to announce that following his recently highly acclaimed
debut Australian tour, Joe Pug (USA) will return to Australia in March and perform at the
Festival.
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Also for your entertainment on the day within the park will be local band ‘The Strzelecki
Stringbusters’ and ‘The Power to Whaite Ratio’:
Daniel Power and Avan Whaite are highly
accomplished circus performers, who both have a
strong movement element to their work.

This boutique event draws crowds from across


Victoria, attracted to the lay-back ambience and
beautiful and spacious surrounds. Car parking is
free or you can leave the car at home and take a
bus from either Leongatha or Inverloch. The event
is also BYO (no glass) or you can buy from the
local food, wine and ale vendors at the park.

Ticket prices for the event are more than reasonable


at only $60 Adults and $50 Concession and a
generous family price of $180 with children under
14 free. Tickets can be purchased online from
Oztix, by email from Lyrebird Arts Council or at local
outlets: Gecko Studio Gallery, Fish Creek, Bair
Music Leongatha, Main St. Revelations, Foster,
Continental Drift, Mirboo North and Leading Edge,
Traralgon.
Enquiries: phone 5664 9239 or:
www.lyrebirdartscuncil.com.au
GREYHOUND NEWS FANCY A LONG LUNCH OF A
DIFFERENT KIND?

Go The Pink Dog! returns OR PERHAPS A TUESDAY


NIGHT OUT WITH DINNER AND
Chants of “Go The Pink Dog!” the racing bodies in New South Wales, an amazing $50,000, which was an
were shouted across Melbourne’s Tasmania and Western Australia incredible result, so to have the pink ENTERTAINMENT?
Federation Square this morning as joining in the Go The Pink Dog! cause dog racing for the McGrath Foundation
a greyhound racing fundraiser was in 2011, this year’s fundraising target again is very special”, Tracy said. THEN LOOK NO FURTHER THAN
launched for 2011 with an aim of is more than $120,000. THE WARRAGUL GREYHOUND
raising more than $120,000 for the Greyhound Racing Victoria’s [GRV] CLUB…
McGrath Foundation. Funds from Go The Pink Dog! will assist Chairman Nick Caley is delighted that
the McGrath Foundation in employing Go The Pink Dog! will have a national
Today marks the launch of Go The another McGrath Breast Care Nurse presence in 2011.
Pink Dog! for 2011, with Greyhound and increase breast awareness in
Racing Victoria to donate $500 to young Australian women. “In the space of one year Go the Pink
the McGrath Foundation every time a Dog has become a flagship charitable
greyhound wearing the pink number 8 McGrath Foundation Spokesperson, initiative for GRV and has become the
rug wins a race in Victoria. Tracy Bevan, is looking forward to catchcry of our industry. We are very
cheering on the pink dog for the proud to be involved and are thrilled
Sixty one [61] friendly pet greyhounds, second year in a row. “In its first year, that it has grown beyond Victoria”,
all dressed in pink number 8 racing the Go The Pink Dog! campaign raised Caley said.
vests, were spread across the busy RACING TUESDAY NIGHTS AND
city location this morning as thousands NOW ALSO RACING THURSDAYS
of passersby stopped to give them a WITH A 1PM START
pat and collect a free coffee on their
way to work. A complete package for $30 per
head includes:
Sixty one represents the number of * entry
McGrath Breast Care Nurses currently * race book
employed across Australia. * reserved table
* 2 course meal
Also in attendance were Go The Pink * 3 standard drinks
Dog! ambassadors Archie Thompson
[Melbourne Victory], Bianca Chatfield Or packages can be tailored to suit
[Melbourne Vixens] and Tracy Bevan your needs – booking essential
[the late Jane McGrath’s best friend
and wife of former Aussie cricketer For more information contact the
Michael Bevan]. Club on 56231867 or visit the
website at
This is the second Go The Pink Dog! www.warragul.grv.org.au
campaign after $51,000 was raised in
Victoria last February. And thanks to

Sale Greyhound News PUPS FOR SALE


EL GRAND SENOR MARCHES ON the 2010 Victorian Greyhound of the his career in April 1972 at the old El Galo X Snake Eyes Ebony
Sale trained greyhound, El Grand Year as this edition goes to print. Sale track where the main arena of
Senor , continued his march towards the Sale Showgrounds is now. Dam won 8 from 13 before breaking
being acclaimed one of the all time HALF YOUR LUCK down in her 14th start. In her short
greats of Greyhound Racing with In a real “ blast from the past “ a In a career spanning 71 starts Half career she beat Boozeroo Group 1
victory in the recent Group 2 Warragul former champion greyhound from Your Luck won on 46 occasions finalist and recorded times of 30.75
Cup. the small South Gippsland town of including an incredible 29 city B.O.N & 30.81 B.O.N at Gawler (3rd
Meeniyan has been honoured with wins. His best wins were the 1973 & 7th fastest 2009) and 29.84 &
El Grand Senor scored an impressive inclusion in the Victorian Greyhound Australian Cup, 1973 Warragul Cup 29.93 (14th & 17th Fastest 2009).
heat win breaking his own track Hall of Fame. and the NSW Centenary Cup. As
record in the process. The final field well Half Your Luck was runner up The Dam’s mother (Excuse Me) is
was made up of greyhounds who had The strikingly marked Half Your Luck in a Melbourne Cup and a National currently ranked 8th in Australia for
earned $1.2 million in stakes during was trained at Meeniyan by local Sprint Championship. brood bitches.
their careers and will no doubt be the grocer Ted Redpath and commenced
yardstick for measuring the quality of His striking white and black colour and The bitch that these pups are out
other Cup Finals during 2011. front running racing style endeared of is Excuse Me’s best performed
him to the public to the extent that he daughter.
Coupled with drawing in Box 5, many carried the tag “ the Peoples Dog “
keen observers doubted that the
black speedster could continue on GO THE PINK DOG Pups are 5 and a half months old
his winning way. February is Pink month in Greyhound Two dogs left
Racing throughout most of Australia. Call now to avoid disppointment
In a display of pure speed, El Grand The various Authorities in the states 3 bitches already sold.
Senor, put the race beyond doubt in of Victoria, New South Wales,
a few very powerful bounds. Tasmania and Western Australia $4,800 each
will make a $500 donation to the 0432 128 445 BH
Victory at Warragul added $28,000 McGrath Foundation every time that 0422 831 164 AH
to his bankroll and bought his total a dog wearing a pink rug wins a race
earnings close to the magical half in these states
a million dollars, a benchmark only .
ever attained by 2 other greyhounds It is expected that over $100,000 will Proud Sponsors of the Sale Greyhound
in Australia. be raised to assist those touched by
Breast Cancer. Racing Club
Immediate plans are for El Grand

MADDEN
Ted Redpath and “Half your Luck”
Senor to race in the $50,000 to the
winner Invitational race “ The Temlee
“ at The Meadows on February the
19th followed by the rich Australian glass & aluminium
Cup series at the same track.
Aluminium Windows Glass Cut to Size
The Temlee honours another great of
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Bidwell Maap Shield
Australia Day saw two teams vying for the inaugural quickly erased the Allstars deficit.
Bidwell Maap Cricket Shield at Mallacoota.
Players were proud to have Pam Anderson,
Councillor Freshwater addressed a large crowd legendary Indigenous Health Administrator,
gathered at the ground to see the game between in the crowd while Bevan Harrison, Bidwell
the East Gippsland Allstars and the Mallacoota Maap Chairperson, presented the Shield to
Barracoutas. the East Gippsland Aboriginal Allstars.

While the smoke from a traditional hangi drifted Hotdog Des and his famous snags were
across the ground Mallacoota batted first and were a crowd favourite and later the hangi was
surprised by the Allstar bowlers, despite some of uncovered by Dale Winward and Kevin ‘Monk’
them being decidedly aged. Chase. Diners extolled the flavours from the
earth oven, a secret shared by both Maori
Mallacoota batsmen Cam Armstrong and Leon Ellis and Aboriginal traditional chefs.
were the stand outs for the Barracoutas and saw a
score of 116 posted at the end of 22 overs. The crowd enjoyed beverages and tall stories
and the open mic session of songs sung by
Jack Pascoe and Tom Bartholomew were the best players and supporters. It was a fantastic and
Allstar bowlers but the wily Harry Terrick crept up to positive day of sharing fun, food, sport and
the crease and bowled very well. Clayton Harrisom music sponsored by East Gippsland Shire,
was a surprise packet with the ball and in the field Mallacoota and District Health Services and
while Alfred Solomon bowled true line and length to dozens of individual and business sponsors
trouble all batsmen. in the town. Mallacoota might disagree about
some town developments but they know how
It was hard to judge Billy King’s form because he to unite to support their own. Mallacoota is a
broke down after three balls. He continued to field great place to live.
well, however, and the man from Kansas City was
a great inspiration to his team. The high light, however, was a Mallacoota local
discovering her Aboriginal identity including
Raymond Harrison also bowled well but Captain an uncle and several cousins amongst the
Bruce Pascoe was hit all over the park by Armstrong crowd and players. That really capped off a
who seemed to be intent on showing his FSCCA celebration of truly great Australian spirit.
and Mallacoota team mate who was who in the
zoo. Photos
Top Right - Players celebrate conclusion of
The younger Barracoutas were keen competitors the game,
and showed excellent sportsmanship. Great
ambassadors for the town. Middle - Bevan Harrison congratulates Tom
Reicheldt on a game well played,
In the Allstars innings early wickets threatened to
hand victory to the Barracooutas but swash buckling Right - Allstars with Aunty Pat Anderson and
innings from Jack Pascoe and Tom Bartholomew the Bidwell-Maap shield.

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Germany’s Porsche Museum to the 2011 Phillip Island exclusive collection that will be seen at the Phillip Island sports, racing and touring cars for the third consecutive
Classic Festival of Motorsport from March 18-20 to Classic in March. year.
celebrate Porsche’s 60th anniversary in Australia.
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The headline act of the collection is the 935/78 coupe to victory in 1987 by Derek Bell, Hans Stuck and Al the Sunday that will see at least three Porsche 956/962
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regulations, Moby Dick was with climax of 935 race that won the 1960 Daytona 24 Hour race. laps of the 4.55km Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit.
car development. Powered by a 621 kW (845 hp)
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production 911 engine, it reached 366 km/h at Le Mans lightweight 911 SC raced by Walter Rohrl in the gruelling Falcon XY GT-HO and the 50th anniversary of the E-type
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bad and asking the others how long we had
been going for. By my estimation we only
had a hour to go or just over the hill.

We did stop a fair bit as you do, but 2.5


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hour was steep and the walking track just
zig zagged. I am sure if I had fallen over
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Lake Tali Karng is one of those places I over 25 years . I started going camping with
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mates has got a few others teed up for the
hike. Now he told me it will only that 1.5hrs Back then we used to head off with only
to get in there and the walking track was a knife and catch eels, fish, oh and even
not too hard and we would be going in on snakes. You cold say we were like young
the easiest track. I am not a fit person so I Bear Grylls back then, we did’nt even take
thought that it wasn’t too hard. sleeping gear.

We made our way up to Millars hut on Friday A bit after dark we all went to bed hoping to
arvo via Licola, stopping at Bennisons get a good night sleep for the walk out that
look out. We then turned at Arbuckle we estimated would take about 5 hours.
ROLAND CUTTER junction before ascending to the top of cold and it took me about five minutes to Soon morning came and everyone seemed
Professional Finish, Carry box, Mount Wellington for a few happy snaps get in as I am not a fan of cold water. Once slow and sore, Once we were all fed and
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got a fire going so we could cook a heap of After the walk in we swam around for a tell you that after five minutes my shirt was
VENDING while, then decided to go exploring. We
food. The plan was to cook a few roasts completely wet with sweat. The walk out
MACHINE headed around the lake up to were the
then we would take the meat in for our over was not as bad as I was expecting but at
Coffee, Hot night stay in at the lake, we ended up with 4 water runs in. The water running was icy one stage I ran out of puff so I had a berocca
Chocolate large roasts cooked up which turned out to cold and at foot of the hills and 10 minutes laters I was marching like a
Chips, be plenty for the 8 of us. rising was a water trooper. It took about 3.5half hours to get
Peanuts, fall. We out with the quickest doing it in about 2.5
Cold Can After a warm night with plenty of sleep hours .
Drinks, we got up and got our packs sorted
Chocolates, out whilst having breakfast . It was This is a hike everyone should do, you don’t
Valued about 10am when we left Millars have to be that fit, you can do it at your
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We are also setting time aside for


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challenge the track and do Burnouts
in their own cars.

A big “Show ‘N’ Shine will also be on


display on the Sunday. The Dodgem
Rides will be there for the adults
and children. Quality Food at very
reasonable prices will be prepared
for you by the Drouin Rotary Club
Members.

No BYO Liquor will be allowed into


the area. All liquor will be sold from a
marquee on site.

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WEEKEND ADULT $40.00
WEEKEND UNDER 1 $20.00
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The Lardner Park Motorfest is on Saturday the 12th It will be two days of tortured tyres, smoke screens ENTRANT $120.00
and Sunday the 13th March this year and will be and powerful noisy engines doing Burnouts, Go to
Gippslands answer to the Canberra Summernats. Whoas, Motorkana and Stampedes. Gates open Saturday at 9.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. and
Sunday on 9.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.
Lardner Park is located at the intersection of A number of competitors have entered already
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first time. There are millions of photos contained are buying images to give away to
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and limited-edition prints, vintage signs said. For preservation purposes, the a scanning process. of products that are not yet represented
and advertisements. The site launched in oldest images are stored in coolers using and images from other information
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with another 5,000 to be added by the end Weber and his team have been poring images is another reason Ford moved
of 2011, according to marketing manager, through the files to find the best images forward with FordImages.com. About Ford Motor Company
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EXPLORE STRATFORD TO DARGO
Stratford has a Shakespearean Theme and an
Open 7 days a week Riverstone Cafe
annual Shakespeare Festival in April. “Local Evening Meals Wednesday to Sunday
Theatre”, antiques and galleries make for a Lunch meals Sat & Sun Only
pleasant visit to Stratford. Cnr Forbes and Avon Street
Briagolong Vic 3860
The Avon River which runs through the town Phone 51455202
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Southern Hemisphere.

The Knob Reserve is 3km South east of Stratford.


At the crest of the hill a lookout platform has
been constucted enabling views down upon the
Briagolong Corner Cottage Friendly Country Hospitality
Fresh Menu with Local Produce
Great Coffee and Homemade Cakes and Slices
Avon River. The reserve is ideal for a picnic and Relaxing Alfresco Outdoor Area
Open 7 day from Breakfast to 4:30pm
has bbq’s, tables and chairs, playground, oval, Open for Dinner by booking
toilets and shelter. Fully Licensed

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accommodation Phone 03 5145 5566

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Turkish Magic
Specialising in handmade carpets, hand
painted ceramics and tiles, glassware and
gifts, Turkish Magic in Stratford offers a
complete range of unique stock.

Owned by Adem and Kim Babuc, all


products are individually selected
by Adem in Turkey and
imported directly in July each
Nestled at the gateway to the High Country, year.
Briagolong is buzzing with activity and building Adem grew up in the carpet business as
its reputation as both a creative hub and a well as working with tourists.

memorable destination for a relaxing stay. Living in Australia for the


past seven years, he is
A regeneration of shops and great places to now using his skills to take
customers on personal guided tours to
eat, browse, buy, relax and stay is bringing Turkey each year.

Briagolong an influx of visitors. At 30mins north Turkish Magic customers are treated
as guests, and offer quality products, quality service and
of Sale, 15mins north of Stratford and 20mins free delivery

north-east of Maffra, Briagolong is easy to find, Turkish Magic is


Open seven days
yet hard to leave. 9am to 5:30pm.

33 Tyers Street, Stratford.


Phone 5145 6423
Briagolong’s location on the way to the
picturesque picnic and swimming spots at The
Quarry Reserve and the stunning, natural Blue
Pool, plus historic goldmining points along the
Freestone Creek, cycling routes, hiking and
4WD exploring also help make it an ideal touring
stop.

Riverstone Café prides itself on a fresh and


interesting menu, featuring local produce, home-
baked cakes and slices and old-fashioned iced
coffee and milkshakes. The cafe has a large,
sheltered alfresco area and is open 7 days
a week for breakfast, brunch, lunch and also Not just about Lollies! There is Dippin Dots Ice R

Cream and Scoops, Homemade Fudge, Slush Puppies,


dinner, when booked in advance. Sample some English Lollies, Dutch Licorice, Sugar Free, Gluten
of the best on offer from local wineries and Free Sweets. Old Fashioned Cordials, Great Coffee
micro-breweries. and More. Lollies to suit all ages.

Come see for yourself and say Hello!


The historic Briagolong Hotel has a reputation
for a terrific value-for-money menu, wonderful 23 Tyers St, Stratford. Ph 5145 6620
hosts and a great destination for everything from
a family meal to that special celebration. There
is a shady beer-garden, which is also available
for private bookings. The menu caters for all WELCOME TO STRATTY MILKBAR
tastes and they have frequent, well-supported & TAKEAWAY
live music nights. Good Food
Great Service
Beside the café, Auraz gifts and clothing
features jewellery, cards, accessories, crystals, Plenty of Parking
soaps, frames, and other gorgeous gift ideas.
The rear of the shop is devoted to Koomkie 62 Tyers Street
vintage and handmade clothing, with stylish and Stratford
unusual pieces given a new lease of life. The Phone 5145 7185
Big Gallery, open Sundays, features the work of
the area’s artists. Gift Stitch is open at weekends
and offers clothing, gifts, bags and homewares.
Comfy sofas
and a warm The most recent additions to Briagolong’s self-contained cottages, sleeping up to Dargo is not polished in its appearance,
welcome await business life are Ulandra Cottage, a 4 each. Further up the road is Wombat rather it is unaffected in its rustic charm.
at Briag books, contemporary centre offering massage Valley Cabins, located in gorgeous Its remoteness together with this charm,
which offers treatments and counselling, next door bushland, offering secluded self- make every visitor to Dargo feel that
near-new and to the café, and Briagolong Corner contained cottages to suit couples and Dargo is their own discovery.
well-loved Cottage, a spacious two-bedroom self- groups.
books to buy contained B&B cottage in town. The Dargo Historical Museum has an array
and exchange, Briagolong has always been the of exhibits and local artifacts showcasing
local history, So come and try some great food, a repository of a wonderful heritage, well the gold era, mountain cattlemen, high
maps, toys and good book, a wander round the shops documented in history journals and at country life and early pioneer days of
locally made and gallery and maybe even book a well- the Briagolong Mechanics’ Institute and Gippsland. The museum opens by
cards, plus deserved massage or treatment. Shanti RSL Log Cabin; tours can be arranged. request by contacting Brian Maddigan
publishing and Relaxation Retreat, just a few minutes As one visitor recently noted: now really on 03 51 401352 and is maintained by a
web services. from town also offers accommodation is the perfect time to come and “linger, community that has the deepest of love
(with or without treatments) in stylish longer in Briagolong”. and respect for its heritage.
The Landcare Dargo Carpathon is to be
held at the Wonnangatta Caravan Park
Dargo Valley Bed & Breakfast on the 26th to the 27th of February 2011.
BUNK ROOMS This family Fun Event is sure to please
PAMS PANTRY the whole family with $5000 worth of
prizes, lots of entertainment, give aways
Call Pam for your and demonstrations. Simply enter to be in
accommodation needs the draw to win one of two Kayaks! The event is catered
by Emma’s Cafe Bar, Sausage Sizzles and Mr Whippy,
1 Lower Dargo Road, Dargo Vic 3862 Phone 03 5140 1228 Fax No 03 5140 1388 so don’t worry if you don’t have time to pack a lunch.

Registration will be held on Saturday, 26th of February,


Dargo Motor Inn 7am to 10am. Presentation of Prizes will be at 1pm on
Country Hospitality & Comfort all year round Sunday the 27th. Fishing Licences can be purchased
from the Dargo General Store when you get there for $6.
Gift Shop Registration costs $10 per family or $5 Single. For more
Now Open info call Trish on 5140 1255 or email dargocarpathon@bluemaxx.com.au

CARPATHON PRIZE LIST


LUCKY ENTRANT DRAW (female) 1 Kayak
LUCKY ENTRANT DRAW (male) 1 Kayak

FAMILY WHO CATCHES MOST CARP,


Your Hosts, Rosalie 1ST PRIZE, Lakes Entrance Family Package (family of 5)
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squeeze out the mop
sthoroughly (or just use a
spray bottle to moisten the
more vinegar for lighter shades.

To remove white rings left by wet glasses on


“stay cool in summer & warm in winter” won’t get a better sleeper for the job. mop head). wood furniture, mix equal parts of vinegar
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the wood grain. Use another clean, soft cloth to shine it. To get *To deodorize and inhibit mildew growth
white water rings off leather furniture, dab them with a sponge on outdoor plastic mesh furniture and
soaked in full-strength white vinegar. patio umbrellas, mix 2 cups white
vinegar and 2 tablespoons dishwashing
For the great outdoors, vinegar can get rid of bugs and ants liquid in a bucket of hot water. Use a
or you can use it as an insect repellent and clean you outdoor soft brush to work it into the grooves
funiture and decks. of the plastic and for scrubbing seat
pands and umbrella fabric. Rinse with
Pour equal parts white vinegar and water into a spray bottle cold water; then dry in the sun.
and spray it on anthills and around areas where you see ants.
Ants hate vinegar, and it won’t take long for them to move on. RUBBING ALCOHOL: Be sure to not Call Adrian Hanchard 0438 008 757 or 5633 1859
Also, you can spray picnic and children’s play areas to keep
ants away. If you have lots of anthills, pour full strength vinegar
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Going camping or fishing? Here’s an old army trick to keep added to render it unfit for drinking.
away ticks and mosquitoes: About three days before you Often, the chemicals used in denatured
leave, start taking 1 tablespoon cider vinegar three times a alcohol are not ones you should put on
day. Continue throughout your outing and you just might return your skin. Rubbing alcohol is made of
home without a bite. chemicals that are safe for skin contact,
most often it’s 70 percent isopropl
Before resorting to bleach to remove mildew on your deck or alcohol and 30 percent water.
your patio furniture, try these milder vinegar-based solutions.
Ticks hate the taste of rubbing alcohol plastic bag. The next time that sore knee acts up, wrap the bag
*Keep full-strength white vinegar in a spray bottle and use it as much as they love the taste of your dog. Before you pull of slush in a cloth and apply it to the area.
wherever you see mildew. The stain will wipe right off must a tick off Fido, dab the critter with rubbing alcohol to make it
surfaces, and the vinegar will keep it from coming back for a loosen its grip. Then grab the tick as close to the dog’s skin This is just the tip of iceberg of ways to use eco-friendly products
while. as ou can and pull it straight out. Dab again with alcohol to that you can make yourself. I have used most of these recipes
disinfect the wound. This works on people too. for the past 10 years. They cost next to nothing to make and
*Remove mildew from wood decks and wood patio furniture by the results are fabulous. I use olive oil and vinegar to clean
sponging them off with a solution of 1 cup ammonia, 1/2 cup The problem with ice packs is they won’t conform to the shape my furniture and I don’t have to dust again for a month. The
white vinegar, and 1/4 cup baking soda in 1 gallon water. Use of the injured body part. Make a slushy conformable pack by solution seems to repel dust, just mix the olive oil and vinegar
an old tootbrush to work the solution into tight spaces. nixing 1 part rubbing alcohol with 3 parts water in a sel-closing like you would for a salad dressing.
M AR K ET WO R LD
Something for everyone!
LATROBE LONGWARRY FIRE BRIGADE METUNG FARMERS MARKET WELLINGTON
MARKET Village Green, Metung
HEYFIELD MARKET
REH Cork Club Craft Market Bennett Street, Longwarry Second Sat of Month 8:30am - 1pm
John Greaves Memorial Park, Temple
2nd Saturday of the Month First Sunday of Month 8am -1pm Contact 0458 431 844
Street Heyfield
Kay Street Gardens, Traralgon March - December First Sat of Month from 8am
PAYNESVILLE LIONS CLUB
Crafts and Second Hand goods. Make Craft, Produce, Trash and Treasure A variety market including plants, jewel-
MARKET lery, cakes trash and treasure
it, Bake it $15 per stall and much much more
Gilsenan Reserve, Paynesville Contact 5148 0505
Contact 0419 158 946
Contact 5174 3494 Second Sun of Month 8am - 1pm
Contact 0400 327 526 ROSEDALE COMMUNITY MARKET
YARRAGON COMMUNITY
LATROBE COUNTRY MARKET Prince Street Park, Rosedale
CRAFT & PRODUCE MARKET LAKES ENTRANCE PRIMARY Second Sun of Month 7am - 1:30pm
Every Sunday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm 4th Saturday of the month 9am-2pm SCHOOL MARKET A small outdoor market selling art and
Latrobe Road, Morwell Yarragon Public Hall Evett Park, Myer St, Lakes Entrance craft, produce and trash and treasure.
Crafts, plants, bric a brac, cut price Campbell Street, Yarragon. Third Sat of Month 8am - close Contact 5199 2818
groceries and much more. Contact 5634 2209 Contact 0421 004 859
Contact 5166 1353 SALE CHARITY MARKET
Thompson River Canal Reserve, Sale
Third Sunday of Month 7am - 1pm
TRARALGON FARMERS MARKET
An outdoor market selling trash and
4th Saturday of the Month 8am - 1pm treasure, Bric a brac, art and crafts.
Kay Street Gardens, Traralgon Contact 5144 1258
Fresh Vegetables, Organics, Meat,
Eggs, Honey, Olives, Cakes and so WELLINGTON FARMERS MARKET
Skate park Grounds, Foster St, Sale
much more. Third Saturday of Month 8am - 1pm
Contact 5174 2279 Outdoor or Undercover in Wet, featur-
ing fresh produce, including berries,
OLD GIPPSTOWN MARKET herbs, vegetables and fruit, jams,
Last Saturday of the month 9am - 2pm chutneys and sauces. Free wine and
cheese tastings.
Old Gippstown Heritage Park, Moe Contact 0408 057 772
Produce market, fruit and vegetables,
plus craft and bric a brac. MAFFRA VARIETY AND FARMERS
Contact 5127 3082 MARKET
First Sunday of the Month 9am - 1pm
Outdoor market featuring fresh pro-
BAW BAW EAST GIPPSLAND BAIRNSDALE UNITING CHURCH duce, handmade jewellery, art and craft
EAST GIPPSLAND FARMERS CAR BOOT MARKET Contact 5144 1108
DROUIN CRAFT & PRODUCE Great Alpine Road, Lucknow
MARKET
Civic Park, Drouin Third Sat of Month, 8:30 - 11am
Secondary College Oval, McKean YARRAM VARIETY MARKET
Third Sat of month, 8am - 12:30pm Street, Bairnsdale Yarram Girl Guide and Scout Hall
Contact 0428 252 440 First Sat of Month, 8am-12pm BRUTHEN VILLAGE MARKET First Sunday of month 8am - 1pm
Contact 5156 9342 Bruthen Mechanics Hall, Main Street Contact 5182 5679
ROKEBY COMMUNITY MARKET Fourth Sat of Month 9am - 1pm
Main Road, Rokeby SURF CLUB MARKET Contact 0428 501 634 or 5156 4148 STRATFORD VARIETY & FARMERS
Second Sat of month, 8am - 1pm Foreshore Grounds Rotunda, MARKET
Near the Footbridge, Lakes Entrance. LUCKNOW MARKET Apex Park, Princes Highway, Stratford
May - September
First Sun of Month, 9am - 3pm Howitt Park, Lucknow, Bairnsdale Fourth Sunday of Month 9am - 1pm
Plants Craft and Produce
Contact 5153 1916 Fourth Sun of Month, 8:30am - 1pm Contact 0408 057 772
Contact 5626 8523 Contact 5152 4662

STRATFORD
STRATFORD VARIETY
VARIETY MAFFRA
MAFFRA VARIETY
VARIETY WELLINGTON
&
& FARMERS
FARMERS &
& FARMERS
FARMERS FARMERS
MARKET MARKET
MARKET MARKET

Fourth Sunday of the Month First Sunday of the Month Third Saturday of the Month
Apex Park Johnson Street Skate Park Lawns
STRATFORD MAFFRA PORT OF SALE
Contact 0408 057 772 Contact 0408 057 772 Contact 0408 057 772
Look Who’s New

Lisa Brooks owner of


Sale Clothing Alterations has a vast
knowledge of Clothing Alterations &
Remodelling.Lisa trained in Garment
Construction & Patternmaking , then worked for leading fashion
designers .

She is a Sample Machinist & has Menswear Tailoring experience


as well as Leatherwear Manufacturing.

An accomplished Dressmaker who Guarantee you will be more


than happy with her work. Lisa specialises in Bridal gowns and
Bridesmaids alterations

Lisa understands fitting so you can feel confident about leaving


your clothes with her.

Lisa is located at 177a, York Street Sale.


(at the back of IGA Building)

10% OFF
ALL PARTY PACKS IN
FEBRUARY OR MARCH
WHEN YOU MENTION THIS
AD UPON ORDERING

Café Rossi
90 Raymond St Sale
51445855
www.caferossi.com.au
Welcome In2Pets. All your pet needs now in Traralgon.
One stop shop for pets and supplies. 2011 is set to be an exciting

New Pets arriving Weekly


year for Café Rossi. We feel
that a region as blessed as
ours when it comes to produce
deserves an establishment that
can showcase the best food and
wine Gippsland has to offer.

Our friendly staff will offer you


new menus that reflect our passion. All of the menus are designed with sharing in
mind, giving customers the opportunity to sample a variety of the items on offer in
a relaxed and inviting atmosphere.
Our wine list is comprised exclusively of local wines and Gippslands Breweries also
feature prominently.

Budgies, Parrots, Canarys Goldfish, Tropical Fish On top of the new dining experience Café Rossi now also offers the opportunity to
Finches & Cockatiels Native and Marine Fish taste and take away local delicacies. Cheeses, chocolates, condiments and wines
can all be sampled and purchased over the counter.

We are open from 3pm till late


on Saturdays, Mondays and
Tuesdays and from 11am until late
on Wednesdays, Thursdays and
Fridays.

Coffee and light snacks are


available throughout the day.
Entertainment will be available on
In Season Puppies, Kittens Range of Reptiles including snakes featured nights and our upstairs
Rabbits and Guinea Pigs lizards, turtle and frogs. function room or private courtyard
are perfect for your next function.
325 Princes Drive, Traralgon. Phone 5176 4290
Gippsland Regional
Wellington Sports Complex
Ruby’s on York
BRIDAL
KCR “buying or selling property?

EZY BREW
see us” Nearing Completion FOR ALL YOUR BRIDAL AND DEBUTANTE NEEDS
CONVEYANCING PTY. LTD. Stage 1 of Wellington Shire f a c i l i t i e s Catering for We cater for after
Council’s $8 million regional including a baby the Bride and hours appointments
sports complex will soon open its change room and Bridesmaids. in our spacious,
doors for business. an accessible flower girl paige welcoming boutique.
change room boy also debutante Looking forward to
With the majority of the construction for people with and evening wear helping Gippsland
Buying or selling Property?
You need to speak to us. activities completed, Wellington a disability,” including hand Brides be a Bride to be
made fascinators. remembered forever.
If you are buying or selling a property either through an agent or Shire Council staff are putting the said Councillor
privately, let us handle the paperwork for you.
Rosemary LeStrange
finishing touches on landscaping Amos.
Karen Manning
in and around the precinct. “It has extensive change rooms, NEW
UNDER
266 RAYMOND ST SALE

EMENT
PH: 5143 1456 FAX: 5143 1347
shower rooms, umpire rooms and
Mayor, Councillor Jeff Amos is even equipped with a cafeteria MANAG
Specialising in World wide delicacies
Local & Imported cheeses
said that the Gippsland Regional
Sports Complex is a striking
and conference room.”
EZY BREW
The Home Brew Gurus
Variety of Cold Meats architecturally designed building The first official competition at
Platters made to Order which celebrates the role of sport the Gippsland Regional Sports • Discount Starter Kits • Top Brand Beers
Call in and in our community. Complex will begin in February • Keg Systems • Bulk Grains and Malts
enjoy our • Full Range of Brewing Equipment
special with the Sale Amateur Basketball
coffee and “Netball, basketball, volleyball, Association commencing the local • Extensive Essence Range • Bulk Buy Discount
delicious
badminton and table tennis are basketball season. •Top Brand Stills • Fermenter Kits in all sizes
lunches
•Water Reticultion Systems.
1/316 Raymond Street Sale all very popular sports in our
(Opposite Harvey Norman) municipality and it is tremendous The Sale Table Tennis Association MAIL ORDERS AVAILABLE
Telephone 5144 7701 to have a facility that symbolises and the Sale Netball Association Phone 5144 1885 or email:
our enthusiasm for sport in such a will also be based at the Gippsland ezybrew@bigpond.com
Awar strong and dynamic way. Regional Sports Complex.
Opens
d Win
ning
Pies “Council’s investment in this
7 day
state of the art complex reflects An official opening of the Gippsland
Wellington Shire Council’s Regional Sports Complex is Come
commitment to encouraging our expected to be held in the coming & Meet
community to embrace healthier months. Brian and Pam
Mitchell
lifestyles,” said Councillor Amos.

“As a community
CENTRE BAKERY we know that
103 Cunninghame St.Sale Ph 5144 1202 sport is good for
us - getting out,
getting moving
Tobacconist and enjoying the
Pipes and Accessories social interaction
Cigars and Accessories of sport – they’re
GREAT RANGE GREAT PRICE all very important
elements of
a vibrant and
e n e r g e t i c
Open Monday - Friday 8:30 - 6, Saturday 8:30 - 1. community.

OPEN 7 DAYS
Toys Galore & More,180 Raymond Street
Sale Ph 5144 3417
“The Gippsland
Mon 6am - 5pm. Sun 7:30am - 4pm

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Tourism AAA rated 1/2
R e g i o n a l
Sports Complex Fresh Bread, Pies and Cakes
HOSTEL provides a 258 York Street, Sale
number of indoor Ph 5144 3066
and outdoor
between the mountains & the sea..... netball courts,
basketball courts,
badminton,
volleyball and
floorball courts.
“It has great
family friendly

Celebrate a life
BACKPACKERS & TRAVELLERS
◦ Accommodation ◦ Functions
◦ Licensed Venue TOYS GALORE AND MORE
117 Johnson Street, Maffra
Ph 5147 1600 Bikes
Games
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Handcrafted ornaments,
Statues & features Hobbies The Rossetti Family’s
& Nursery Sporting goods excellent facilites allow you
to remember and rejoice
Remote Control Toys in your loved one’s life.

HUGE RANGE Offering a beautiful chapel


and many innovative services,
180 Raymond Street, Sale, 3850 everything will be looked AUSTRALIAN
FUNERAL
7 Sale Road, Maffra Open Mon - Fri 8:30 - 6, Sat 8:30 - 1 after in your time of grief. DIRECTORS
ASSOCIATION
5141 1900 Phone: 5144 3417 Sale 5143 2477 Maffra 5147 1590 Heyfield 5148 2877
Sale Scouts have organised a ‘Catch a
Carp Day’ at Lake Guthridge on Sunday
20th February to promote public awareness
of the damage carp do in our waterways.
The Scouts have planned this activity as an
“Think fishing” Environment project as part of their World
Scout Environment Badge. With the support
“Think Aussie of Wellington Shire there will be Environment,
Sustainability, Landcare and Fishcare
Disposals” displays, as well as demonstrations by Sale
Fly Fishing Club. Registration in the fishing
competition is free, (BYO fishing gear), with
337 Raymond St the activities running from 9.30am – 2pm, with

CATCH A CARP
donated prizes for the heaviest fish & secret
SALE weight in sections for the general public as
Ph 51 442297 well as Scouting members in uniform.

Scouting celebrates Founder’s Day on LAKE GUTHRIDGE


Proudly supporting February 22nd each year, which is the
birthdate of Lord Baden-Powell - the man 15-18 year age group, and another receive
Community groups who began the Scouting movement over 100 her Australian Scout Medallion which is the Scout section award
years ago. Scouting continues to be the largest youth organisation for the 11-15 year olds. The Queen’s Scout Award ceremony
in the world with a membership of over 28 million, represented by at Sale was attended by the Honourable Michael Baden-Powell,
155 different countries. The ‘Catch a Carp Day’ is also our local grandson of B-P, our Scouting founder, and then later in the year,
celebration of Founder’s Day, and the Victorian mascot, Max, Annie received her certificate at Government House in Melbourne
will be in attendance. There will be information about Scouting with 70 other recipients from across Victoria. Some famous
available as well as Australian people who have been Queen’s Scouts include Dick
Come relax and unwind, and share a few tales. giveaways to all young Smith AO, Sir Jack Brabham, David Parkin, Jon Faine and Shane
people who come and
Proudly visit throughout the
Jacobson (Kenny). Other world figures who have been in Scouting
include Neil Armstrong, Barack Obama, Sir David Attenborough,
supporting Sale day. Sale Scouts will David Beckham, Sir Paul McCartney, Billy Connelly & Stephen
be running a BBQ with
Fly Fishing Club sausages & drinks for
Spielberg.

with prizes sale. For further information


about Scouting in
• Breaky and Lunch • Coffee Sale Scout Group
• Fishing Tackle • Local Crafts on Sale and Display
Victoria, contact
Open 7 days for breakfast and lunch and we cater for all your fishing needs is part of Wellington Victorian Branch HQ
•308 - 310 York Street, Sale. •Phone 5144 1397 •Free Delivery in Sale District, which includes toll free on 1800 640 454
Stratford, Maffra &
Heyfield Scout Groups, and is then
part of Eastern Region, which covers
Scouting members from Bunyip through
to the border. More than 20,000 boys,
girls, and adults in Victoria from wide
cultural or religious backgrounds
including those with an intellectual or About Carp
· FLY CASTING AND FLY MAKING, physical disability enjoy an unlimited The Common carp
TUTORING & DEMONTRATIONS range of activities in Scouting. The aim
or European carp
of Scouting is to encourage the physical,
intellectual, emotional, social, and (Cyprinus carpio)
Raffle for fishing equipment , valued at $290.00 is a widespread
spiritual development of young people
donated by FISHERMANS HUT so they may play a constructive role in freshwater fish
society as responsible citizens and as distantly related to the common goldfish (Carassius auratus), with
members of their local and international which it is capable of interbreeding. It gives its name to the carp
communities. This aim is achieved family Cyprinidae. Common carp are native to Asia and Eastern
through an active program which includes Europe. It has been introduced into environments worldwide. It can
fun, adventure, challenge & commitment, grow to a maximum length of 1.5 meters, a maximum weight of
and encourages young people to do their over (37.3 kg), and an oldest recorded age of at least 65 years.
best and
always be
Although they are very tolerant of most conditions, the common carp
prepared.
prefer large bodies of slow or standing water and soft, vegetative
During 2010, sediments. A schooling fish, they prefer to be in groups of 5 or
Sale Scout more.
Group had
a Venturer In Victoria, Common carp has been declared as noxious fish
achieve her species therefore there is no restriction on the quantity that a fisher
Proudly Supporting the Queen’s Scout
Award, which
can take. An Australian company has made good use of common
carp while helping the environment by churning them into plant
Local Community is the highest
award in the
fertilizer.

Every year, thousands of Australians an individual will benefit - from


are making an extraordinary getting a healthy dose of exercise,
contribution to improve our uniqie meeting new people and the
landscapes and the well being of wonderful feeling that you too, are
local communities by volunteering making an important contribution
with Landcare - but more help is to society and our precious
still needed. environment.

Getting involved in Landcare is Landcare appreciates any time


so compatible with the Australian you can spare, whether an hour, a
Culture, rolling up your sleeves week or an hour a month.
and helping out with your mates,
it’s hard not to become invoived Find out what Landcare activities
and besides, volunteering is good are happening in your community,
for everybody. There may be a landcare
project taking place in your local
The community benefits, the local neighbourhood, or even right on
environment benefits and you, as your doorstep.

Sale Scouts “Catch a Carp” Day


• Sunday 20th February, 2011, Lake Guthridge, Sale. • 9:30am - 2pm, Registration and set up from 8am • BBQ available
Proudly supported by the Wellington Shire Council
MAFFRA TCB BARKERY
BISCUITS SALE
AQUARIUM PETS AND AQUARIUM
PET SHOP FOR DOGS
& PETS This Month’s Special
PREMIUM DOG FOOD
Birds, Fish, Rabbits, Guinea Pigs
L Call in and see us for
BEST PRICES & Friendly Service NEW OWNERS SPECIA $10 OFF
FREE
Specialise in Pick and Delivery*
up per BOX friendly, expert advice
FRESH PETS MINCE until the end of April
*conditions apply
while stocks last

Phone 5157 6234 59 Macarthur Street 340 Raymond Street, Sale


BUSINESS FOR SALE Sale.
Contact Tash or Tony
Email fernbanklodge@gmail.com
Web www.fernbanklodge.com.au Phone 5143 3238
Phone 5144 1574
Visit TCB Barkery Biscuits your dog is welcome in store as well he Hi There Pet Owners. Come for a stroll down Raymond
will get to taste test our hand made all natural dog biscuits that Street in Sale, and pop in and see us at number 380.
we make ourselves. We also make 100% beef liver treats, We have over 19 years of experience and have been
leads, collars, dog kennels, 100% wool filled dog futons serving Sale all that time, giving advice on your
and jackets. The jackets can be customed made to companion animal and aquarium life.
fit your dog and we can also do embroidery on the
jackets, leads and collars. We will point you in the right direction to
set up your new aquarium, so you can
We stock a wide variety of dog treats so your maintain healthy crystal clear water all
dog will never be bored with eating the same year round.
thing.
We also provide a clipper sharpening
We also have leads, collars, harnesses, and repair service, plus all your pet
heaps of toys, shampoo, flea control, worm- grooming needs.
ing, gooming tools, bedding and so much
more in store. Over the next few months, we will be
sharing some of our experience with
We stock chicken mince, beef mince and you, giving you tips on how to look
kangaroo mince. Also 5kg slabs of chicken after your pets.

T FOR PETS
and vegetables and beef and vegetables all
preservative free.

Call into TCB Barkery Biscuits JUS So until then, Look after yourselves,
Yvonne and team at Sale Pets
and Aquariums.
59 Macarthur st SALE
honest, friendly advice
Locally owned and
operated

Into Farming
SOIL TEST INVESTMENT soil dropping out of the corer, potentially resulting in After sampling, it is essential to place each sampled
misleading results. It is also hard to distinguish the area soil into separate clearly labelled bags and send
urine patches in dry pasture, which can dramatically them off to the laboratory.
alter soil test results, especially potassium.
It is important to note that laboratories may use
It should also be noted that paddocks should not be different report results, and/or analyses for many
tested for at least six to eight weeks after fertiliser nutrients. Therefore, if comparing results from
applications, and that assumes follow up rains occur different laboratories, make sure the test and units
soon after application. As most soil tests don’t of measure are the same, ie compare apples with
determine the level of nitrogen in the soil, sampling apples, Olsen P with Olsen P. Even laboratories
after straight nitrogen applications is okay. using the same tests will vary slightly so, if happy
with the laboratory you are using, stick to it.
You need to consider which areas of your farm to
test. Soil testing every paddock on the farm is ideal,
however it can be costly depending on the number of
paddocks you have. Therefore, you need to look at
MERUNGLE
dividing up the farm into fertiliser management areas 6 ALPACA
ALPACA STUD
STUD
and take representative samples from them.
Taking the trouble to test nutrient levels in soils
enables strategic fertiliser application, often saving Management areas are paddocks that have similar soil
lots of money in the process. type, fertiliser histories and management practises;
for example day paddocks, night paddocks, effluent
Annually, thousands to tens of thousands of dollars application paddocks or hay/ silage paddocks).
can easily be spent on fertiliser, so investing a couple ALL THINGS
of hundred dollars into soil testing can be money well
spent.
From these determined management areas, a monitor
paddock can be chosen as a representative, and with
ALPACA
regular sampling (every two to three years) over the ALPACAS, FLEECE & PRODUCT
Late winter to early spring is a good time to soil sample same transect line an overview of the nutrient levels
as soils are relatively consistent in temperature and and what they are doing can be achieved. Soils can FOR SALE
soil moisture levels. However sampling can take vary greatly within a paddock, so a known/marked
place at any time of year as long as a few things are transect line helps to reduce the variation in results. Summer cria ( very cute)
taken into consideration. available with dams
Once the areas to be tested have been determined Female can be rejoined.
For example, soil nutrient levels can also vary it is time to conduct the tests. It is recommended
significantly throughout the year which means that a proper soil corer is used ensuring you sample to ALL WELCOME – REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE
soil sampling needs to be completed at the same time the correct depth to get the most accurate results. 38 Sellings Lane, MAFFRA
each year to gain an accurate comparison of soil test A minimum of 30 cores should be taken from the VICROADS MAP 82 Ref H8
Signage to Property from Maffra Police Station,
results from year to year. During summer and autumn paddock, or area chosen, along a transect line, Johnson St. (the main street) Maffra – distance 5km
in dryland areas it may be hard to collect a 10 cm avoiding any gateways, urine and dung patches, Jen Ph. 51 472444 mob. 0412 383655
core, with the ground being too hard or some of the stock camps, water troughs, feed out areas and trees.
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Dinner Plain
Le atCafe
Apple Spice
Bruthen •
Cottage

Cafe
fresh homestyle
cooking, .

open 9am-5.30pm
Mon- Fri
and 9am-2 Sat.

85 Princes Way 72 Main St,


Drouin Bruthen
03 56254383
Phone 5157 5665

Dal Mondo
Newly Renovated
Cafe/Restaurant
Industry awarded business
Functions &
Wide range quality fruit and veg- aided by personal
Corporate Room
selection procurement
New & Exciting Menu
VICTORIA ROSE
Stocking organic gluten free groceries & deli products
Wood Fired Pizza
BAKERY AND TEAROOM
Wide selection local cheeses
Health Food & Fine Foods 7 Post Office Place,
Now Serving High Tea
Bookings Essential - Featuring MMM Truffles
Traralgon
Phone 5199 2082 42 Prince Street, Rosedale
Ph 5176 6977

MMM Truffles began when local Graeme Reynolds Whether your taste is more traditional palette, craving
needed something to get his teeth into (pardon the pun) Peppermint, Strawberry Creme, Butterscotch or
after life dealt him a couple of bad cards. something more inventive like the apple pie, black
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got back to his roots to figure out what drove him in life, Raspberry Hazelnut, there is an MMM Truffle for
and just what his passions were. everyone. Not to mention of course for the Grown
Ups, our range of full Liquor truffles, kahlua, Baileys,
He soon found that working with all the things he love Caribbean Coconut.
again healed his wound of the heart and soul. Making
little masterpieces of complete tantalising joy certainly The basic product line has extended to include more
made his customers happy. gift packs and product catering for the gift, gourmet
and hospitality industry. Whether indulging yourself or
Being a chocolatier, a friend requested something a loved one, there is a MMM Truffle product that could
chocolately and indulgent for a special event. Graeme That way lots of people could enjoy the pure decadence suit you need or desire - we even have a gluten free
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Supporting Queensland
Greyhound Australia and Tourism
Queensland are calling on all Australians
to show their patriotism and book a
Queensland holiday to help get the
State’s flood battered tourism industry While the current focus is on safety and
back on track. the cleanup, tourism needs to get back
on its feet as soon as possible to ensure
Greyhound Chief Financial Officer Rick Queensland’s recovery,” he said.
Romanin said research findings showed
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be boosted by approximately $61 million travelling and we hope they take
if just 1% of Australians booked a two- advantage of these deals to travel intra-
day getaway to the State. state.”

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mum and dad owned businesses from $15. The travel dates are from 24
dependent on tourism are suffering and January to 28 February 2011.
are on the brink of closure and need a
lifeline,” Mr Romanin said. Tourism Queensland Chief Executive
Officer Anthony Hayes said the best thing
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like this has on businesses is the loss tourism industry and the Queensland
of opportunity in terms of cancellations, economy was to take a holiday in
refunds and postponement. It’s a hidden Queensland – in the areas that hadn’t
cost, but it’s very real and immediate for been affected by floodwaters, and in the
all of us in the tourism industry. affected areas once they were up and
running again.
“While there is no denying that
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the entire State is a disaster zone. tourism regions and operations are now
Queensland tourist hot spots including up and running, and if you don’t have a
the Gold Coast, Fraser Coast, Sunshine Queensland holiday booked, book one,”
Coast, Cairns and the Whitsundays Mr Hayes said.
have been unaffected and open for
business.” “Queensland’s tourism industry has
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“Queensland needs our support now receive visitors and the best way to help
more than ever. So this Australia Day, Queensland recover is to book a holiday
don’t just throw a few lamb chops and come and see us.
on the barbie, turn a guilty pleasure We applaud tourism operators such
into an act of support by booking a as Greyhound who are trying to get
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helping Queensland help itself. soon as possible and we encourage all
Australians to consider what they can
Mr Romanin said Greyhound Australia do for their country.”
would offer cost price tickets all week on
its Express services to and throughout Greyhound will offer a 20% discount on
Queensland simply to get people all Express tickets for travel on the East
travelling again. Coast between Sydney and Cairns.

“Greyhound will offer a series of at-cost


flood relief holiday specials to get people
staying and spending in Queensland.

Hi Readers. organisers, businesses with a


positive, inventive story, holiday
Thankyou to all for your continued snaps from the public etc etc.
support of our Newspaper. It is
great to hear how it is benefiting the Our new motto is
wider community.
‘Focusing on Gippsland’
We are currently seeking Newsworthy
Which we believe aptly describes
Items that relate to Communities
the Newspapers Content. We
within Gippsland - Community
are very proud to have supported
groups, sporting bodies, charitable many local events over the past
groups, tourism operators, event few months, that have in turn
enjoyed good public response in
Local Extra e
reply to the advertising efforts.
Fre
For Advertising and Enquiries Please send any articles and
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Community And Tourism
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