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CELEBRATING August 2018 No. 305 30YEARS Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale Your Community VoiceIfmonar klaienoeverQueenscliff's iconic pier andlifeboat shed will finally get amuch-needed makeover, followinga $500,000 State Governmentfunding announcement, P4. David McDonald Builders David McDonald Builderssets the standard in prestige homes. Specialising in unique design and renovations of outstanding scale and style. Building with Excellence The Rip August 2018 Page • p: 0418 599620 • e: [email protected]

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\"We weren't asked!\"Local business urges halt to tourism plan Queenscliff Councillors have rejected a call need to lift and revitalise Hesse Street before Queenscliffe Generalfrom 23 business operators to halt progress reinvesting in any development at the ferry Manager Planningon the controversial Destination Queenscliff terminal or on Shortland’s Bluff. Hesse Street is and Infrastructureproject to allow more time for consultation. the hub and heart of Queenscliff and deserves Phil Josipovic and attention.” Acting CEO Phil The $7 million tourism initiativet, which Carruthers addressincludes 10 5-star cabins and a 40-seat ocean A 2016 financial analysis of the Destination traders' Destinationfront cafe - was unanimously passed with Queenscliff, prepared by Urban Enterprise, Queenscliffminor amendments at the July Council predicted it would boost the local economy by concernsat ameeting, despite a petition detailing trader more than $12 million and create 77 direct and meeting last monthconcerns regarding unfair competition. indirect local jobs. the absence of any financial analysis or The fight appears far from over, The Council, however, has failed to date to information about the impact the tax payerhowever, with the operators, including key provide an assessment of its direct impact on funded café/kiosk and high end lodgings willaccommodation houses and eateries, now other businesses. have on existing businesses – in particularseeking government intervention to halt the the cafes, restaurants and accommodationproject and Bellarine MP Lisa Neville already “Our concerns with the master plan include providers across the Borough [and the] lackthreatening to withdraw her government’s of consultation with the local businesses and$2.69m funding contribution. residents most likely to be affected by the development plans prior to the Master Plan’s “As business owners in Hesse Street, we release,” the petition said.embrace development, however we havegrave concerns about the proposed 40 seat café Frustrations were evident when Mayorat Shortland’s Bluff and major development Susan Salter, Acting CEO Phil Carruthers andworks outlined in the Destination Vision General Manager Planning and Infrstructureand Brief and the impact this will have onthe established cafes, restaurants and other Continued page 18businesses in the retail heart of Queenscliff,”the petition said. “We wish to make clear that we are notresistant to change and development inQueenscliff per se; however, we firmly believeyour current plans dissects the town andfurther, you must take into consideration the Something Something to accompany different your mealFresh quality ingredients Quality pre-made meals Point Lonsdale OPEN UNTIL 9PM THROUGH JANUARY Su p er m a r k et shop p i ng m a de ea sy ...Point LonsPdoainlet LVoinllsadgaele VillaPg:e5258P4: 9521518 4911 OpOepnen77ddaayyss::88aamm --89ppmm FolloFwoullsoownuinssotangirnasmta:[email protected]:[email protected] The Rip August 2018 Page 3

O’D O W Ddesign + construction imagine innovate createBUILDER OF THE YEARRegional Victoria 2012 Queenscliff's iconic pier is in line for a $500,000 makeover Iconic pier to get make over Queenscliff’s historic pier, jetty and lifeboat Parks Victoria, as land managers, will oversee shed are in line for a much-needed make-over, the works in two stages. The first will include after the state government announced $500,000 restoring the two boatsheds and the piles that in funding. support them. The grant, under Heritage Victoria’s Once complete, the sheds will provide Living Heritage Program, will repair the opportunities for community use, with badly-deteriorating structures and improve consideration of appropriate commercial use, recreational and commercial access to the Ms Neville said. precinct. The pier and sheds are regarded as high “Many locals have raised with me the historical significance because of their importance of the shed, so I am very pleased connections to Port Phillip’s maritime past to have ensured this funding has been made including lifeboat, sea pilot, ferry and paddle available,” said Bellarine MP Lisa Neville. steamers. “It will ensure this historic and much loved The Steamer Pier, as it was known, was asset will be now enjoyed and used by locals constructed in 1884 to cater for growing and tourists alike for years to come. demand of paddle steamer passengers. “The shed really is one of those historic The lifeboat shed was built on the town's first landmarks that contribute to the character of pier - Fisherman's Pier - in 1926, and moved to Queenscliff and there was no way that I, nor its existing location in 1946. Fisherman's Pier the local community, were going to let is just was later demolished. deteriorate further,” Ms Neville said. The pier and shed are included on the The funding will ensure the pier’s historical, Victorian Heritage Register for their historical, cultural and architectural values are preserve, architectural, aesthetic and technological she added. significance. Franchises Now Available For MORE than just Mowing! Gardening, Mulching, Rubbish Removal Gardening, MulchingAward-winning quality GuHtteeLdraJsgoneCbdTlsserBcaiFmaoorrpedmMidynOi,RngCEIg,ntoh,EsraRnpuxjporiudaserteanrm-ttcoeoePwn/iWrnWugM!onoorirFFFnkrrrwkaaannngAAAcccciNNNvvvhhhnaaaooooiiisssiiiwwwllleeegaaavsssbbbllleeeer Gardening, MulchingSustainable designs PoFolricMeOPRoCElicthheaeCnhcjeukcskteemddowing! OInHsu&rSedCompliantFor MwOwOIIPPIOnnnRoowHHsssElluuuii.&&jcctrrriSSheemeeeadddCCCCsnmoohhjmmeeuoccswppkktlleeiimnaaddnngott.wneintg! Expert GPraurdneinngin, gH,eMdguelcThriinmgming5258 1634 wwOwH.& Expert Pruning, Hedge 131 ExpIenrstuPrarunncien/gW, HoerkdcgoevTerimjobmsing InsuBroadnyceC/oWrpoorrkacteovweorrjkobs InsuBroadnyceC/oWrpoorrkacteovweorrjkobs 111333111 555444666Body Corporatework The Rip August 2018 Page 4

Ferry terminal upgrade gets green light A $17 million Queenscliff Ferry Terminal Just driving by...upgrade has been given the green light,although work is unlikely to commence within annually, although Council recently revealed Close to a million passengers are travellingthe next two years. less than three per cent of those stop in between Queenscliff and Sorrento by ferry each Queenscliff. year, yet as few as two per cent are stopping in The Borough of Queenscliffe and the the borough, according to Mayor Susan Salter.Department of Environment, Land Water and The new terminal will include:Planning (DELWP) have approved the project, • A tourism desk and retail and food Addressing a trader’s meeting last week,which includes a new contemporary design, she revealed Council was working on a “bigcafé, improved pedestrian access and viewing tenancies – including a cafe with indoor picture” strategy, based on an “enormousplatform. and outdoor seating. amount of analysis” to better capture the • Safer access for pedestrian passengers, leakage, which includes implementation of the “We have no plans to start construction in including a retractable walkway controversial Destination Queenscliff tourismthe immediate future, there is still much work •  A new foreshore boardwalk, with a plan and a possible change in local traffic be completed including the detailed design, lookout and seating and fit out,” said Searoad Ferries •   Improved pedestrian connections “I agree that there’s some lovely things toCEO Matt McDonald. between the ferry terminal and foreshore stop and look at and do in Queenscliff…. but paths. to get people to impulse stop is a real challenge “At this stage, the plan is to commence for within the next three to fiveyears.” “We’ve actually been trying to do quite a big picture thing here which is why this is called Described as “world class,” the company Destination Queenscliff because for us, this ispredicts the new facility, together with an us trying to get that traffic to stop.”approved redeveloped Sorrento ferry terminal,a is predicted to create as many as 155 direct Cr Salter said as part of the review, VicRoadsand 50 indirect jobs during the construction had sent strategists into the town to look atphase. existing traffic movement from the ferry. The two projects combined represent a $35 “It’s not just the local VicRoads office it’s beenmillion investment on both sides of the bay. the strategic, hard VicRoads doing an analysis of traffic flow so that we can do something to Approval of the Queenscliff Ferry Terminal change that flow, slow it down and get people toImplementation Plan 2010 by the previous stop because 950,000 through the town, surelyCouncil meant Searoad Ferries was not if we slow them down, get them to engage withrequired to be advertised nor re-open the the town, everyone is going to benefit.”redevelopment to community submissions. The service carries close to a millionpassengers and more than 200,000 cars WEDDINGS PARTIES  YOU NAME IT PHONE: 5258 1717LONSDALE GOLF CLUBJoin NOW and receive 14 Months Membership for the price of 12 O er available to New Members only - Membership Valid: August 1st, 2018 to September 30th 2019COURSE & CLUBHOUSE OPEN TO NON MEMBERS │ FAMILY FRIENDLY │ INDOOR/OUTDOOR DINING │BEER GARDEN │ KIDS PLAYGROUNDLONSDALE GOLF CLUB - 69 FELLOWS ROAD POINT LONSDALEP: 5258 1955 E: [email protected] W: Connect with us The Rip August 2018 Page 5

Panel hearing looms on back beach application Premier Dan Andrews A special planning meeting is on the cards and Bellarine MP Lisa to consider an application for a multi-storey Neville joined Bellarine residential development in Point Lonsdale’s Railway volunteers Rhondella Court, following a string of objections Andrew Bridger and to the plan. Chris Schultz to announce restoration “It is likely that the proposal will be heard at a works Development Hearings Panel meeting. There is currently no set date as additional informationAll aboard! has not yet been received by Council,” said CityRailway upgrade to start of Greater Geelong Director of Planning and Development, Joanne Van Slageren. Premier Daniels Andrews has made a whistle it’s important that we support our attractionsstop visit to Queenscliff to mark the start of both big and small,” the Premier said. Twenty-six objections have been lodged to therestoration works of the town’s historic railway. application, for a three storey home plus a top “This project is not only about preserving level viewing deck. The project is part of VicTrack’s $1 million the historic Queenscliff Station, but ensuringheritage program, aimed at protecting the that the Bellarine Railway continues to attract Among them is the Point Lonsdale Civicstate’s railway history. tourists in the years ahead, which is great for Association, which has expressed concerns the local jobs.” ocean front development will set an unwelcome It includes re-stumping, re-roofing, precedent in thew town.replacing and repairing timber, painting and Constructed in 1881, the station isnew toilet and kitchen fittings of the original architecturally significant as the earliest built “The panel will take into consideration thestation. Works are being undertaken by BDH tourist-oriented type of railway station – a recommendations of Council’s planning officerConstructions, alongside heritage architects purpose it still performs to this day as part of and hear submissions from the applicantQuadratum Architecture. the heritage Bellarine Railway. and objectors,” Ms Van Slageren said. “The panel makes the final determination on the The project is expected to be completed by Featuring a large waiting area, it was application. Depending on the outcome, thethe end of November. designed to cater for large numbers of tourists applicant or the objectors can appeal Council’s at peak holiday times. decision to VCAT.” “Visitors to Victoria love our museums,galleries, historical sites and monuments and Ian Warren Builder Pty LtdNew Homes Point LonsdaleExtensions 5258 2758Renovations 0418 525452 Decks [email protected] Registration no DB - U2446 HIA no 516372 CLARK HOMES▬ builders with experience ▬ ○Green Smart Builders ○ Quality Customised Homes○ Architectural Designed Homes ○Complete Building Service ○Building & Planning Permits ○ Renovations & Extensions ○ Multi Dwelling developments PH: 5258 4640 - 0418 366938 [email protected] 2062 Bellarine Highway, Marcus Hill Registered Building Practitioner Housing Industry Association Member The Rip August 2018 Page 6

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100 years on - Avenue soldiers remembered The heroes behind Queenscliff’s historic These were local families Pictured: Cr BoyceAvenue of our Honour have been recognised, who had lost a son, wives Pizzey, Barbara100 years after the first of the Monterey Cypress who lost a husband, Clydesdale,trees were planted. brothers and sisters who Graham Christie, lost their siblings. Peter Russell The first saplings, purchased by community – Mayor Susan Salter Lucy Summerfield,members, were planted on July 24 1918 for Bill Miller, Daisysoldiers who gave their lives in World War One. the Avenue of Honour, to ensure that its Nicholson, Cr original purpose is preserved and honoured, Susan Salter, Fay The plantings continued for a further 50 years, respectfully conserving community memories Agterhuis andMayor Susan Salter told a commemoration for post-war generations and the generations to Joan Kenwoodgathering last week. come. ” Soldiers honoured with the first Avenue trees “These were local families who had lost a son, include:wives who lost a husband, brothers and sisterswho lost their siblings – for some, a sibling they William Farrell, Clifford Keath, Neville Keath, Geoffwould never meet. Workmates, sports clubs, Grace, Oliver Woolford, Charles Caithness, Jackchurches all lost people. Smyth, Claud Ward, Claude Priddle, Bert Pigdon, R J Hood,Robert Coltish, Bert Devlin, John Lawrence,S H \"Most of the fallen were very young, between Stonely, Reuben Zula, Edward Spriggins, David Gaff, M18 and 23 years, and many were unmarried. Olsen,Roy Locke, A W Cooke, A W Hope, Eric Keddell,Their lives had barely started,” Cr Salter said. Royal Australian Garrison Artillery, Major McDonald, Captain Balfe, Lieutenant Watts, Lieutenant Thompson, “This was a community that was bereft.” Gunner Flood, Bombadier Barker, Gunner Hudson The commemoration was among key Gunner Grant, Gunner Dunne, Gunner Hope, Gunnerrecommendations to emerge from a community Roden, Bombadier Garrett, Corporal Schroeder, Gunnerreference group appointed to consider the Hendra, Gunner Bickers, Gunner Hebbend, GunnerAvenue’s future. Morgan, Royal Australian Engineers, Lieutenant Bage, It included the unveiling of a new sign to Sergeant Dunkihighlight the landmark's importance. “The Avenue of Honour trees and the Avenueitself, have grown into a local landmark, aswell as an imposing and impressive visualmemorial. Anyone who knows Queenscliff andPoint Lonsdale has fond memories of the treetunnel that guides us through The Narrows,”said Cr Salter. “The community and Council have acontinuing role to play as custodians ofClassic has the X FactPhone: 5222 1688 ӏ ӏ 99 West Fyans Street, NewtownOpen Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm The Rip August 2018 Page 11

7 out of the last 11 homes sold in the Boroughof Queenscliff for a sale price of over $900,000 have been sold by RT Edgar Bellarine.SOLD SOLD SOLD14 Albert Street Point Lonsdale 5 Victor Street Point Lonsdale 17 Fraser Street Queenscliff With these outstanding results leading into Spring, now is the right time to discuss all of your real estate options with our agents.SOLD SOLD SOLD79 Hesse Street Queenscliff 9 Swanston Street Queenscliff 18 Fraser Street QueenscliffFelix Hakins 0400 035 000 [email protected] | Nicole Rowe 0428 640 509 [email protected] Point Lonsdale Office 5258 1811 | 1/83 Point Lonsdale Road, Point Lonsdale | The Rip August 2018 Page 12

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The best fun bar none Sand solution a step closer As generations of local kids know, there’s lots of fun to be had whenthe waves are crashing over the historic rock walls at Point Lonsdale front Two community open house sessions this month will providebeach and Mother Nature didn’t disappoint during the recent September insight into new groyne designs for the Point Lonsdale front holidays. The Department of Environment, Land, water and Planning But it does pay, as these children found out, to pack towel and a change (DELWP) will present findings of its Groyne Fields Design Optionsof clothes! Study, which considers the placement and preferred type of structuresPhotos courtesy Lester Hunt to prevent sand erosion. The sesions will be held on August 7 (3-7pm) nd August 11 (1-4pm) at the Point Lonsdale Bowls Club.BLOKES HIGH TEAFathers Day | Sept 2nd $65EXPLORE TRAVEL RELAX per person LBW Chartered Accountants For Advice on Succession Planning Estate Taxation Small Business Individual Taxation Setup & Administration of Self Managed Super Funds Other General Contact Richard Bull - our local representative 5258 3297 (AH) or Geelong 5221 6111 (BH) The Rip August 2018 Page 14

Vote One Lighthouse CEO gets anotherReserve five years A project to protect Point Lonsdale’s Queenscliff councillors have formalised the 0404 163 609heritage maritime and military structures is re-appointment of Borough CEO Lenny Jenneramong a number vying for funding, as part of for a further five years. [email protected] Victorian Government’s Pick My Projectinitiative. A unanimous vote at the July Council meeting Domestic was taken despite pleas from the municipality’s Commercial The Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve two community associations for the position toReference Group is seeking $200,000 to stabilise be advertised. Industrialand conserve four structures - the 1889 RocketShed, WWI Searchlight Emplacement, Light “Councillors have gone through this process Registered Electrical Contractor 23229Direction Station and infra-red ‘Magic Eye.' and sought independent advice,” said Cr Tony Francis. “The appointment of Mr Jenner I think David Wilkinson It is among dozens of projects from across the has welcome benefit to the Borough. Buildersstate jostling for support under the $30 millioncommunity-driven grants program. “Being a CEO is not a personality contest, New Homes Renovations Extensions you don’t have to like him as a person. Phone: 0438 258324 Voting will open in coming days, withprojects scoring the most support likely to get “I’m yet to see a CEO that facilitates a lot of Email: [email protected] green light. key pool requirements of his job as well as he does in the government space,” Cr Francis said. “Since the 1850’s, Point Lonsdale’sstrategic geographical position resulted in the Mr Jenner’s annual wage is understood to beconstruction of vital military and maritime more than $240,000.infrastructure – much of which has beenclassified by Heritage Victoria,” the group’s Pilot's lucky escapesubmission said. A 63-year old Swan Bay man has walked away “Recently [it’s] rich heritage was with just a shoulder injury, after a microlightcomprehensively investigated, revealing its plane crash near Queenscliff last week.remarkable contribution to Australian history…covering defence, shipwrecks, life boats rescue, It is understood he was coming into land atsurf life-saving and safe navigation.” Swan Bay airfield when he crashed early on Saturday July 28. That investigation resulted in the reservebeing priority-listed for inclusion on the The pilot walked away from the wreckageNational Heritage Register. and was transported to the Geelong hospital. The Rip August 2018 Page 15

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Jardine Homes From Page 3 \"If you think of all of the issues that the borough has had over the last three years, Custom-built homes and Renovations Phil Josipovic fronted upwards of 20 business they've all come down to the fact that they’ve operators at the Shelter Shed Cafe on decided they’re just going to ram raid their Will Gordon Wednesday July 24. way through it all, do their own thing and not engage people properly. 0414 354 079 Cafe owner Donnie Grigau described the [email protected] consultation process to date as an “abject \"Let’s not do that again, let’s start early with failure,” while Circa 1902's Chris Dinneen the community and let’s have the community accused Council of putting Hesse Street traders enaged throught this process properly,\" sheLAKERENGINEERING second. said. · Steel Fabricator “As a newcomer the temperature that I’m The design for the Shortland’s Bluff precinct, · Turning and Fitting feeling is that the traders in the main street are prepared by Hassell Studio and revealed at feeling left behind. Council is putting money recent Open House sessions, includes: 10 · Machining in and book-ending the town basically to our Council-managed cabins within the Recreation · Stainless Steel detriment,” he said. Reserve – replacing an existing seven - new & Aluminium Council-owned ocean-front cafe-kiosk, walking “There needs to be a more personal trails, revamped car parking at the Bull Ring, · Welding relationship that really honours and respects a ship spotting platform, visitor information · Steel Sales the people in the main street... it seems like facility and light activations on the Fort of Tel (03) 5258 1777 [we’re] an after thought and we’d prefer to be a Queenscliff walls. 0418 521 199 forethought.” Letters obtained under Freedom of In fending off the criticism, Mr Carruthers Information show support for the project from said the project would attract more big local businesses players; Searoad Ferries, tourists to the town and provide a level of Beacon Big Four Resort, Queenscliff Harbour, accommodation not currently available. Geelong and Bellarine Tourism. “This will bring new people into the town Cr Tony Francis, in his previous role of that don’t currently come to the town because Chamber of Commerce CEO, also penned a it’s a different market. glowing letter of endorsement, but said he was not conflicted by the stance and remained “We’re not looking at competing with open-minded about the project. existing town properties, we’re looking at getting new people in. They’ll come here and MEANWHILE - An assessment of the they’ll come into town, they’ll walk around, community's support for the project has been they won’t sit in their room,” he said. rubbished by local community groups. Traders were due to meet with Ms Neville The Kismet report measured sentiment this week, and, with Canberra contributing from Open House consultations, a community $3.5 million to the project, have also stepped up survey and public submissions. pressure on Corangamite MP Sarah Henderson. Twenty two submissions were lodged. A “They [Council] need to do it properly, I further 122 people completed a project survey. absolutely agree. I am concerned if they haven’t properly taken those traders through what Kismet concluded 69 per cent of participants the business and financial assessments were, generally supported Destination Queenscliff. they absolutely should do that and if they’re not willing to do that, I’ll get RDV (Regional However, the Queenscliff Community Development Victoria), because it’s an RDV- Association (QCA) said the analysis failed to funded project… to do that. take into account the membership of it and other organisations opposed to the plan. “My view is if they haven’t done it properly, if they don’t do all of that properly, then we \"It is our understanding that the would go back and push them to it,\" Ms Community and Civic Associations and other Neville said. environmental groups boasting over 100 strong memberships each were counted as one submission,\" the Association said.MECHANICAL REPAIRS DIGBY MORAN Pt Lonsdale/Queenscliff LANDSCAPES Automotive Centre (Assoc. Dip Hort, Burnely) (Steve Higgins) Specialising in low-maintenance, low-water gardens Full Car Servicing All Mechanical Repairs Design & Construction Fully Qualified Mechanic Quality Paving Retaining Walls Air Conditioning Turf Repairs & Services Irrigation Pick Up Service Available Landscape Plans for Council (Local area only) approval 46 Bellarine Highway, Qualified Tree Arborist Queenscliff 0412 520 438 or PHONE: 5258 4668 5258 1547 0418 524 861 email: [email protected] The Rip August 2018 Page 18

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Public Notices lettersPaid Programmer Councillors should Cull, don't care for Support what we have possumsContract Part Time Dear Editor, Dear Editor, The Queenscliffe Literary Festival We believe a comment was made by a I am amazed that The Rip would publish (QLF) is entering its fifth year in 2019. It now seeks a Paid councillor at the most recent Listening Post the article by Brooke Connor in the July 2018 Programmer to join this exciting, established, stating that visitors who attended the $100 issue, page 21, on how to look after possums dynamic team, to take the festival to the next stage. plus dinner for Lowlight Festival couldn’t and even make special nests for them in our find ‘appropriate accommodation  to their gardens! Skills: standard’.   We have heard similar comments • strong communication skills by council officers and councilors, keen to push Possums are killing our trees and vegetation • excellent time management a 5 star accommodation agenda (coincidentally on the Bellarine Peninsula and all over Victoria • editorial excellence their own cabins or pleasantly titled - lodgings). - they are a pest and are in plague proportions. • event coordination • program design Councillors may need to reflect on, and be In addition, research has indicated that they • knowledge and understanding of the book and aware of, the number of high 9-plus scores are associated with the spread of the Bairnsdale publishing industry from independent reviewers for a number  of Ulcer. In The Australian newspaper on April • self-directed and team player Borough establishments (including our own 21st, 2018, an article by Jamie Walker entitled premises). “Researchers stir the possum on ulcer bug” Tasks: quotes Professor Paul Johnson, the director of • Shape overall theme- based program. Creating or promoting an illusion or myth research at Austin Health and University of • Liaise with publishers, publicists that the Borough accommodation lacks Melbourne, as saying that there is evidence • Invite relevant authors and presenters, while sufficient quality is detrimental to the economic that possums could be the link or the so-called concurrently formatting the program with dates health of such providers, undermines their “reservoir” of the disease tapped by insect and timelines. investment and individual efforts refurbishing vectors as a transmission bridge to people. • Book venues and confirm dates and times. their heritage premises.  • Write program wording and liaise with He said his best guess was that the gut of the designers for print and online program; For Council to promote its proposed cabins or possum might act as a hothouse for the ulceran • Attend committee meetings lodgings can be  ‘high end/ 5 star’ is certainly germ, which, when shed through faeces, found • Attend all QLF events in May. gilding the lily and delusional thinking. The its way to mosquitoes, then to people. reality is these 3 or 4 star lodgings will join Details: the mix of accommodation offerings  and We should be culling possums not • Contract be a publicly funded competitor enjoying encouraging them to nest in our gardens. • Part-time, two days per week approx. six months substantial competitive advantages. Council is Janet Fricke, Point Lonsdale per year (September – February 30th) also toying with a private leasing arrangement • Reports to QLF President & Committee to a third party. In addition, Council is What do we have to offer? planning a similar business model with the 40- Applications Close: Tuesday August 14th seat plus, cafe competing with every other cafe I thought everything in Queenscliff was For further enquiries: Marylou Gilbert in town.  No wonder traders are upset!  Worse heritage or something along those lines.  Then M.0401699783 still, Council use euphemisms such as, this will came along brightly painted “beach boxes” Submit your resume to: Marylou Gilbert, QLF just be a ‘kiosk’-  ‘just like the old one’. which does not blend in with anything in this President: [email protected] town.  It would be more beneficial for businesses TO ALL COMMUNITY ORGANISATION, that councillors promote and support the What an eye sore that is going to be. If people SPORTING CLUBS AND OTHERS very essence of Queenscliff rather than think that will attract visitors, it probably will.  2019 COMMUNITY CALENDAR provide  unsubstantiated value judgements or comments as provided at the Listening They will come here, take photos, have a good Preparations are well in hand for the 2019, Post.   Queenscliffe has a unique and laugh and go straight back home.  I recently3225 Community Calendar. highly valued product. It has a 5 star spoke to a fifth generation local of Queenscliff.  environment.   Many councillors pitched their She has moved out and resettled in Ocean If you have or are planning an event in 2019 election platforms on these very qualities. Grove. Her reason was that this town is dying.and you want it listed free, please provide International tourists and others value thedetails by Friday 30th September 2018. experiential product far more than 5 star I have lived in the BoQ for over 50 years. We accommodation.   That is what Geelong have had three businesses in this area, so I think If you are happy with the information in Bellarine Tourism tell us. I can claim to be a ‘LOCAL’.2018 Community Calendar then you needto do nothing. If, however, information has Additionally, the comments made elsewhere Looking at it seriously I think she ischanged or your organisation is not listed that more accommodation needs to be completely right. This town is dying.please provide updated details. provided again lacks factual basis and veracity. No market analysis appears to support such What has this town to offer to new settlers? If the above date does not suit your myths. The report in The Echo from Tourism Absolutely nothing, except Council Rates thatorganisation, then please contact me to chief Roger Grant that Air BnB appears keep increasing each year, making it harder fordiscuss an extension of the deadline. to have more than catered for the market the pensioners. demand should be indicative of the availability If you wish to take advantage of this offer, of accommodation rather the opposite opinion Gone are the pubs, fishermen and local jobscontact me directly by phone on 52582680, and actions promoted by Council.   Unless of and during winter periods one could fire aor by email: [email protected] course Council is planning on shutting these cannon down main street and not be noticed. down while it embarks on cabin fever! Please reference “2019 Community Yours sincerely, Classic Cottages We are a coastal town which cannot expand,Calendar\" in the Subject heading. but what we have, we must try and bring this SHARE YOUR VIEWS: town back to life. The calendar will be delivered to all What love to hear what you have to say andhouseholds within the 3225 postcode prior to encourage your letters. Views expressed People cannot drive through QueenscliffChristmas. are not necessarily those of the Editor and (except if they take the ferry). If they come here preference is given to letters that carry an they must spend some time here. So what canMany Thanks author's name and address. we do to keep them busy?Richard (Dick) Clark [email protected] - 5258 4131Co convenor 3225 Community Calendar I do not know the answer.  The only real thing we have is the Fort, an annual Music Festival, the weekend markets and the heritage walks. Not much for families to be interested in.  Regards, Kon Zurawel The Rip August 2018 Page 20

letters\"Stop the project!\" - Local traders demand better consultationMore than 20 local business operators, deserves attention.including some of Queenscliff's biggestaccommodation providers, have urged the Our concerns with theBorough to halt progress on the $7 million master plan include:Destination Queenscliff project, amid concerns 1. The absence of anyit is anti-competitive. financial analysisThe following is a petition presented to or informationQueenscliff Council and local politicians. about the impact the tax payer On behalf of the signatures below (traders funded café/in Hesse Street and immediate surrounds) kiosk and highwe have been made aware of the proposed end lodgings willdevelopment at Shortland’s Bluff and major have on existingdevelopment works outlined in the Destination businesses – inVision and Brief. particular the cafes, Local traders are concerned a 40-seat, ocean front cafe and 10 high- restaurants and end lodgings will compete with Hesse Street As business owners in Hesse Street, weembrace development, however we have grave accommodation current businesses in Hesse St and itsconcerns about the proposed 40 seat café at providers across the Borough surroundsShortland’s Bluff and major development works 2. Lack of consultation with the local • Action on developing and restoringoutlined in the Destination Vision and Brief and businesses and residents most likely to be Hesse St in consultation with localthe impact this will have on the established affected by the development plans prior businesses and residents concerned aboutcafes, restaurants and other businesses in the to the Master Plan’s release. need to improve the street appeal in theretail heart of Queenscliff. We therefore request: heart of town. We wish to make clear that we are notresistant to change and development in • The current project timelines be Therefore, we strongly oppose anyQueenscliff per se; however, we firmly suspended until genuine consultation development on the Shortland’s bluff and askbelieve your current plans dissect the town with local businesses and residents is for the Borough to hear our ideas as tradersand further, you must take into consideration conducted prior to the commencement of before any development begins.the need to lift and revitalise Hesse Street any planning approval process.before reinvesting in any development at the Please except this letter as a petition againstferry terminal or on Shoreland’s Bluff. Hesse • You table a detailed financial analysis any further development,Street is the hub and heart of Queenscliff and to determine the impact of Council’s Signed -Traders of Queenscliff. planned commercials developments onPOINT LONSDALE competition with them. visit. A vibrant well maintained region puts itsCIVIC ASSOCIATION This was the subject of a previous column best foot forward.NEWS here so we won’t go over that detail again. By comparison, a Business Victoria ReportWhat is the Hesse Street What the traders are asking for is a fair go and in the Regional Tourism Summary for theRevitalisation Plan, and is year ending March 2018 states that the area ofit working for business? some support to generate a degree of certainty. Geelong and the Bellarine attracted the same One of the major issues of concern is the state number (1.3 million) of “Domestic Overnight After searching the Council web site we Visitors”. The Borough of Queenscliffecould find some references to the “Hesse Street of Hesse Street and how it presents to visitors therefore must only attract a small fraction ofRevitalisation” from a Mayor’s Column – The during the day and at night. Even locals find it the overnights of this region.Echo – 9 Jan 2014. The Column was headlined, dark and uninviting at night.“A busy year ahead” and covered such So what is The Hesse Street Revitalisationsubjects as Planning for the Queenscliff and We have members of the PLCA with Plan?Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve Sites (as) extensive experience in domestic and regionalprogressing well (yes; that’s 41/2 years ago) tourism and travel. We believe one of the big Does it include upgrading where practicable,and discussion of the Caravan and Camping success stories in small area tourism is the area the street scape to its ORIGINAL look and feel?Master Plan as a key project. of Beechworth, Chiltern and Yackandandah Will Council improve the lighting, foot paths and they have developed their historic sites and and design a development plan that enshrines The reason we are interested in the Hesse spent resources re-establishing their towns and the heritage nature of the town?Street Revitalisation Plan, is that it is referred region to attract local and regional in the Economic Development Strategy If we truly revitalise Hesse Street, continueOverview published December 2017. Beechworth has a district population of 4,304 to develop and add to the all important people, and a town population of 2,789. calendar of events and promote the borough’s It is also a key issue in complaints now being unmatched history, a powerful narrative coulddiscussed between Council and a large number Beechworth services the southern area of be developed that would be irresistible toof businesses on and close to Hesse Street in the Indigo Shire and is of national heritage potential visitors.Queenscliff. significance making it a popular destination for visitors and tourists to the North East region. This is before we add our beaches, regional These businesses are doing it tough. Not wineries and fabulous vistas of the rip.just because its winter as they understand the The town plays an important tourism andseasonal nature of their location but because servicing role. Up to 600,000 tourists visit Finally we would be in a position of win, win,they believe Council intends to go into Beechworth annually and on a regional level, win. the area attracts 1.3 million domestic overnight visitors per annum, representing 10% of the Business being supported by residents via Victorian market share. The town’s many Council action, Council recognised as working retail outlets, restaurants and accommodation for its businesses and residents and the amenity providers derive much of their income through of residents improved through Council action. tourism. One can but dream! The Beechworth area uses its heritage and Robert Minty, history to build its story and sell it to us as a President PLCA great place to visit. It is simple and easily understood and there is no let down when you The Rip August 2018 Page 21

August Diary on site talking about their products. Venue: Queenscliff Brewhouse Cost: $45.00.. ■ FOOTBALL - NETBALL - Queenscliff host Contact: Ocean Grove in the last home and away game for the season. Get along to cheer our teams on.FROM VELVETY DEPTH - An exhibition 15 Point Lonsdale's Tussock Upstairs 18 Families and friends are invited toby Queenscliff-based Graeme Peeblescontinues at Queenscliff Gallery and Gallery will host the launch of a new album of join in a march and service to mark VIETNAMWorkshop until August 12. Peebles is Melbourne based jazz trio ANTELODIC. VETERANS DAY. The event will commenceregarded as one of Australia's leading For four years the trio has experimented with at the Queenscliff Post Office at 10.30am andMezzotint artists. various compositional styles and arranging ill conclude at the RSL. Mounted police, a techniques, developing a unique sound schools’ flag party and the Geelong Highland4 FOOTBALL - NETBALL - Queenscliff that spans chamber jazz and contemporary Pipe Band will lead the march. classical. Venue: Tussock Upstairs Galleryhost Anglesea in the second last home and Time: 8.00pm Cost: Free ■ COVERED INK is an acoustic duo whoaway game of the season. Members of the formed in September 2016 for a charityCoutas 1978 premiership netball team are 16 What makes a healthy workplace? event that was held to support a friend whoreuniting today. All community members passed away from motor neurone disease. Be More Mindful's Kate Meadows will host Since then this has become a hobby forwelcome. a session will guide participants to a better the duo who share a love of music, laughs, understanding of workplace wellbeing and people and good times. They appreciate8 DYING TO KNOW DAY is an build on our capacity to help others.Venue: crowd participation and try to accommodate Queenscliff Marina Hub Time: 10.00pm everybody’s request as much as possible.Australia wide event that aims to change Cost: $25 Contact: [email protected] Venue: Queenscliff Brewhouse Time: 9pmthe conversation around Death and Dying. Cost: FREEBellarine Community Health will be hostingan afternoon tea. Nurse Dr Andrea Grindrod, 17 The Queenscliff/Point Lonsdale 24 SALTED FISH is a live music duoHealth Promotion Officer at Latrobe University,will share her expertise in how open discussion Red Cross is hosting a Soup and Sandwich notorious for having an infectious performanceon what we would, and wouldn’t, like when Lunch at the RSL Hall today from midday. energy that leaves audiences engaged.facing death, plus how the community can, Guest speaker Heiden Kunoo from Myanmar. They play an eclectic and extensive playlistby better supporting patients and families, Tickets are $25. Tea and coffee provided. cutting across multiple genres, and surprisingimprove end-of –life care for us all. Venue: Dribnks at bar prices. 0416 150642 or 0414 interpretations of well-loved songs. Venue:Uniting Church Hall, 85 Hesse St, And 897 720. Queenscliff Brewhouse Time: 8.00pmQueenscliff. Time: 2- 4 pm Cost: Free RSVP Cost: Free(for catering) to Bridget on 5251 4661 or [email protected] ■ The Queenscliff Brewhouse and Leura Wines are teaming up for a a very special THE DEADLINE FOR wine tasting event. Wines will be matched■ TIDES OF WELCOME CHOIR & with L’Artisan cheeses, with both producers SEPTEMBER EDITIONCOMMUNITY CURRY NIGHTVenue: Queenscliff Uniting Church SUBMISSIONS IS FRIDAYTime: 6.00pm Cost: $15.00, kids $5. AUGUST 1711 TROJAN is Geelong, Melbourne and [email protected] Surf Coast’s premier cover band. Formedin 2005, the band plays songs from the 60’s,70's, 80's, 90's and today, covering manygenres such as rock, pop, R&B & Dance.Venue: Queenscliff Brewhouse Time: 9.00pmCost: FreeHOME MAINTENANCE Including • BATHROOMS • KITCHENS Grant Rogers - Point Lonsdale PH: 0438 261954 The Rip August 2018 Page 22

Owners of Learn about a study of an Queenscliff's investigational vaccine for people Hotel Q are who may be at risk of Clostridium seeking difficile (C. diff) infection subdivison approval People who are taking antibiotics or are being treated at a hospital or healthcare facility have an increased chance of getting sick dueHotel seeks subdivision approval to C. diff. C. diff can cause frequent diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and inflammation of the colon, which, when severe, can be life threatening. The Borough of Queenscliffe’s cannot be supported,” Mr Francis • Have you received oral or injected antibiotics at any time in the lastHeritage Adviser has rejected a recommended in a report toplan to subdivide Queenscliff’s Council. 12 weeks? ORformer Royal Hotel into two lots. • Have you had at least 10 out-patient visits within the last year? OR The application seeks to • Have you had at least 2 visits to Accident and Emergency, or been Responding to a planning subdivide the land into two lots.application on behalf of the Hotel The hotel’s existing beer garden hospitalised for at least 2 nights, in the last 12 months? ORQ’s current owner’s Stephen and would form one lot of 706 square • Are you a resident in a nursing facility? ORKatalin Blonde, Justin Francis said metres. • Do you have a planned surgery that will require a hospital staythe proposal was not in keepingwith strict heritage controls A modified access would be of 2 nights or more in the near future?governing the 160-year-old hotel made available from King Street If you are at least 60 years of age and answered yes to any of theand the surrounding precinct. and a new access to the hotel be questions above, you may be eligible to participate in a study being done created on the Mercer Street side of to evaluate the effectiveness of an investigational vaccine for reducing “As the current subdivision the building. the chance of getting C. diff infection.proposal fails to meet some of the This study has been approved by a Human Research Ethics Committee.key provisions off the General The application has to For further information please contact the study coordinator Kate EllisHeritage Policy, the Urban date attracted upwards of 10 Phone 03 4215 2878 or email [email protected] Policy, the Botanic submissions, chiefly opposing theGardens Urban Character Precinct plan. and Policy and theDesign Development Overlay After extensive refurbishment Complete Home Maintenanceprovisions, on heritage grounds it Hotel Q closed its doors to the public a year ago. EXTENSIVE HANDYMAN SERVICE It is currently offered for sale. from dripping taps to at packs NO JOB TOO SMALL!sally cordner Tim Astonmarriage celebrant Your Tradie on TapFor your special day... 0403323670 I am very committed to providing you with a quality service in order to make Fast response times your wedding day a memorable and [email protected] Servicing Geelong, Surf Coast, unforgettable occasion. the Bellarine and beyond... I am looking forward to sharing your ideas and thoughts about your special day and ensuring that your ceremony is creative and unique. p: 0417 522851e: [email protected] put your iphone through the wash?Cracked your Samsung tablet?Or is your Smartwatch not holding enough chargeto get you through the day? Lisa Neville MPGOOD NEWS... WE CAN FIX IT! Member for BellarineAccredited Mobile Phone Technician specialising in Tablets, Smartphones and Smartwatches.BMPREmergency Repairs - Priority Service - Point Lonsdale-based Tel: 5250 1987 “DELIVERINGellarine specialising in: for the obile screen replacements, [email protected] hone Shop G066, Gateway Plaza BELLARINE” epairs batteries, antenna, 641-659 Bellarine Highway, cameras, data & software Leopold 3224...When no phone is no option! recovery and [email protected] - 0429 123756 - Authorised by Lisa Neville MP - Funded from Parliament Electorate Office and Communications The Rip August 2018 Page 23

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arts Australian rock legends JohnWhispering Jack headed our way Farnham, Ross Wilson and Darryl Legendary Australian performer John BraithwaiteFarnham will headline a new large-scale one- will perform inday concert in Queenscliff early next year. Queenscliff in March The multi-award winning artist will bejoined by Daryl Braithwaite, Ross Wilson andJack Jones at the Princess Park event on March16. Queenscliffe Council has given the greenlight to promotion company Zaccaria Concertsand Touring (ZCT) to stage the concert on theproviso it pay a $10,000 fee, with an up-front$5,000 bond. The event is likely to run between 2 and10pm and could attract a crowd of more than6,000 concert-goers. The concert complimented the existingQueenscliff Music Festival and added to thetown’s reputation as a music venue, a report toCouncil stated. “It’s a great opportunity for the borough ofQueenscliffe,” said Cr Ross Ebbels, “This is justafter the long weekend and we know just aftera long weekend it can go a little bit quiet so Ithink the timing is perfect. The event finishingat 10 o’clock will limit the impact on ourcommunity and the neighbours. I think there’salso going to be opportunity for our local f andb [food and beverage] operators to be on site ifthey choose.” Tussock Upstairs Gallery 89 Point Lonsdale Road Point Lonsdale [email protected] 'POpoeniinnSget&pLLtaeoumnncbhseodfrnSaewpleaarctis&easn gM1if8twoarrees ' 3rdSaFtuerbdaryua1srtyS-ep2t5emthbeFre3b-5rpumaryExhibition dates September 1st - September 23rd Featured artists: Clare Brown, Maddie Felder, Amanda Hocking, Helen Martin, Gillian Turner, Samantha Thompson, Janette ThompsonMichael Ryan Bevan Shepherd VLWWSGVWSWBDGLLeoweanaohiawaonectunhieneicttnVhWBG1LSDWLoeVurtWDLS1GLWBtiiteheaiau0teetioeaeaewae0konsoapawanuoenhieenasuhhrinrepctlnnamnoectenrhirlritoiD(hmecriiteuhotnmitineiDi(uektetiaaIeBooneeekeenanseepeIrlBonmgnmsgCmpkln,hrlrmr–gmcsghrlrmer–iciD(eBsiiaraiDorn(eeenaoineLnIenaBoee5eCksI,nBorgiL5reCmgkg,msramgnggeeagmBApsirrbaBpssiirarAnakeeetnbnnsinramiyeLeeeprkrmisLtnenngeeygw,sprngaeetagdaaA,SaitnbatAsi.MdastnbSrkuisi.tnnrocykosswrptnrnaOypawroprcsa,OuntcpMdaya,laSutiMrduactosSyauinllorosrnoce)atrsaallonirocpkasa)alncalrpuaiocays,llropucycyeolMtaslslyopeSketael)allMRoankienS),alhaeoecino,3s,oscdapeo3sesMRop,s,daenShMReoennenSBhiseenpnABo,pbein,datpoeo,p,daApsn-oeotanAsBbAil-donpABabilpnapDlt1pnVxAau-tdvola1TaA-VxdoDSucavTDaclo1eagVx,Smulahv1aeTHeVxgSunov,heTeHmaontnegm,asheneoeHgOt,sntpheiHoe1tnnOitipslNn1,oeOtaipcsiloeNl1,OaiicSsN1,lDl3feisvcSl1eDul3fevcST1fiDleu3fteS1Teufiat3faetTcfiedaotat,Tdfitcraotc,icdho–tvr,cicvroelhc–weh–vrelciawieBh–iwBeiaineiliwilBadideneiminlbmaadAnengebmarAnrAlneggtrAlnllgttFFlleatoo2aFoueo2aooou2Hurroo2HuoH.nr0onH0na.gnn0nagn0nagnpApna,apzA,paxw,xazzwxwSeeelllSS33LLeeeelllll23l2LLtynlrl2lntytynrnr0ee,0e1l10nee,0ee,1liencinpAgcieigcnpAgcnpAmgnvnmmhvanmRhgaanRhegganReagcedacceedelacdenedlysSrdnedyseSyrSidneey.Siitrie.eiseetiitAseeweMiitoeAwMipseoeAipAonJwopunJpuaanGanJuao2gGuon2gtanfGot2ugfoe2guene1fe2f1nar2un0areR10i2t1Rn2aiatnan0a–0aRe–atl3tenl3msl–ms–allpS3el3,pSi,pminplmAenmApSletSp,tcpnopcpnomemA.eni.tnitp$1ptno$1a&a2&5ni25t1I19Ia9BaaB&5c555rcrIooooaBvnvncreweowolllyvlnayane,nw,AlARlRyannene,ieiteAtasRas.n.eietas. ff LD1aa0unarFiFemerronlolmcme–eAC,A5uBrupgegrumeeusntsttt.a11OMu33neaelmelmyl,oaaR3inillog,[email protected]@tstqN,qagDgvuwwad..civceoloialmdmmb..aFlaaeuruna.|,|zAvSveolotlriei,cclepAeemhvnmeaadalinrilslei0.e0w3M3J4a4Ga22nt0u0ee22nrR0in0a9a9e4lm4sl2l2,pi|An|tcno.nit$a&2I9aBc5roqoqgvngweww.l.clcyoaonm,mA.R.aanueuietas. Open each weekend 10.00am - 5pmSamantha Thompson Neolithic Amanda Hocking [email protected],oBmr.aoun|wvoyinceRmeaeils03 4202 0942 | 10am – 5pm. Only 3 places available. All leTvehlse. MRaitperAiaulsginucs. t$2290518 Page 25 From August 13 email [email protected] | voice mail 03 4202 0942 |

There's no place artslike home Bellarine author Ruby Murray will be Light projections on the Queenscliff fort wall and below, The Teeny Tiny Stevies performing at thewinging her way home from New York this Uniting Church Hall were among Low Light Festival highlightsmonth, for a literary event to celebrate hersecond novel The Biographer’s Lover. Low Light a winter highlight The book, described as a mix of historical and Organiser’s of Queenscliff’s inaugural Low us a foundation on which to work for nextcontemporary fiction, is set in Geelong, with a . Light Festival say it lived up to expectations year.”storyline spanning almost a century. and will definitely be back next year. Salt Contemporary Gallery’s Fiona Kelly said “It explores the relationship between an artist The month-long celebration of arts, music, the event had drawn a positive response fromand her biographer, beginning in the 1920s in food and wine - created to attract visitors to tourists and visitors.Geelong and ending in 2014,” said Murray. the borough during our lowest tourism period - significantly lifted visitation, according to “Couldn’t be happier with the festival’s “The artist at the center of the book didn’t go Mayor Susan Salter. first year. [It was a] fabulous program withto war, but still became one of the most famous something for everyone,” she said.war artists in the country.\" “There was about 25 per cent came from Melbourne, and about 25 per cent came from “There was a great vibe in town and it was Over the past decade, the California-based the Greater Geelong area and certainly a lot terrific to see full restaurants as I walked inMurray has spent time as a journalist, science came from us but we were told is there was Queenscliff at night. All the events we hostedwriter and novelist. Her first book Running about 5,800 visitations to events over Low were sell outs.”Dogs, was set in Jakarta. Life and that is a huge improvement on the performance over previous years for the town. “It was a real privilege to have grown up onthe Bellarine, with all its shifting seasons and \"It was the first time we’ve had a go at it andcomplicated histories. Despite the different it was to everybody’s great credit because it wascities the novels have as settings, they’re both a great outcome for everyone. I do understandabout Australians and relationships with that not everyone benefitted on every night butplace,” she says. many people had great successes and it’s given “We’re so shaped by the environments we Festival continues to deliver Fest line up growslive in; they sink into every part of us. Butsometimes it’s easy to forget that we’re also Last year’s Queenscliff Music Festival The Quenscliff Music Festival is own track forcreating the world around us. injected $4.6 million into the local economy, yet another sell out, according to organisers. according to a financial assessment of the event. “There are so many questions at the heart of The event has announced a second line up ofour experiences of place: do I belong here? How Tickets to the 2017 fest were sold out for the acts to its already impressive list including theis the past of this place shaping me, and what second time in its 21 year history, with sales up ARIA award-winning Dan Sultan and Bombinodo I owe the future.” by more than 10 per cent on 2016. - described as the world’s best guitarist. Murray will be in conversation with the The total attendance increased by 6.4 per cent Singer-song-writer Jen Cloher, hauntinglyBookshop at Queenscliff’s Matthew Jose from to 16,809 over the three days, with 79 per cent of beautiful duo Charm of Finches, Alice Skye and2pm at the Queenscliff Uniting Church on patrons staying more than two nights. triple j darling Ali Barter will represent theSaturday August 18. Melbourne talent pool. Feedback was also positive, with 98 per cent The pair will discuss stories of the coast and of patrons indicating they would return. They’ll join the previously announcedexplore why they’re often untold on a national Courtney Barnett, Sarah Blasko, Kaseystage. Other key figures from the 2017 event include: Chambers and The Whitlams. • 69 per cent of attendees were “Local bookstores are the best, and I’m really female The full line up to date includes:looking forward to coming home,” she said. • 78 per cent were aged over 40 19-Twenty, Carla Geneve, Courtney Barnett, • Engaged 391 volunteers Donavon Frankenreiter, Fraser A Gorman,Whimsy and • 69 per cent travelled from outside Gurrumul’s Djarimirri Live, The Herd, Kaseywomanhood on show of the greater Geelong region Chambers, The Little Stevies, Oh Pep!, Osaka • Total marketing expenditure was Monaurail, Sarah Blasko, Teeny Tiny Stevies, The wonderfully whimsical Kat Smith returns close to $153,000 Tripod, The Turner Brown Band, The Whitlams,to Seaview Gallery this month, with a fresh Alana Wilkinson, Ali Barter, Alice Skye,exhibition of her signature figurative images. “Volunteers are an integral part of this festival Amistat, Ben Ottewell, Bombino, Charm of“Kate’s art is arresting in it’s simplicity and and they have been since day one, 20 years ago Finches, China Bowls, Dan Sultan, Ella Trinidad,whimsy, but offers an insight into femininity and some of them are still there from day one, Grizzlee Train, Horns of Leroy, Jen Cloher,and womanhood, with many of her works are still volunteering their own time to ensure Maddy Jane, Mike Love, The Senegambian Jazzfinding their way into regional state galleries, this event stays the success that it is,” said Cr Band, Skinnyfish Sound System, Stu Larsen &private and corporate collections both here and Ross Ebbels, a former QMF board member. Natsuki Kurai, Thando, Wanderersoverseas,” says the gallery’s Colleen Kenwood. “The increased ticket [sales] just shows how Info: “Each piece has attitude, a subject who does this festival is going from strength to strength.”not know she is being watched.” The Rip August 2018 Page 26 “We look at music festivals across the country The show opens Saturday 11 August with and a lot of them are plagued with bad newsdrinks from 2-4 pm. stories, drugs etcetera. What the QMF has been able to do for 21-22 years is a sustainable event but also a safe event,” added Cr Tony Francis.

Cemetery takes shape New station to cut Ambulance response times More than 1200 locally-propagated Yellow Land clearing is well undeway for theGums will line the avenues of the Bellarine’s Bellarine's new cemetery at Marcus Hill A new state of the art ambulance station is anewest cemetery. step closer to being built at Swan Bay, after the Drydale, we’ve got the extra 10 acres of land state government announced it had acquired Work has started on the Marcus Hill site, next to it, so that will be a little bit longer. land between Queenscliff and St Leonards.although the first burial could still be a decadeaway, depending on demand. “Queenscliff, because of the Moonah area The $2.7 million facility will ensure faster we’ve actually increased the size of the burial local response times and a better level of Geelong Cemetery Trust Deputy CEO Frank area but that said, the normal burials sites are service to residents and visitors to the Bellarine,de Groot said the removal of a Blue Gum selling really quickly. The old lawn section according to Premier Dan Andrews.plantation and planting of new saplings, grown that was developed before we took on theby the Bellarine Landcare Group, were among responsibility there is already about a quarter “We said we’d build a new ambulance stationprojects currently underway. full,” he said. on the Bellarine Peninsula and we’re getting it done. This is about giving our hard-working “It’s probably 7-to-10 years away until we paramedics the facilities they need to do whatdo our first burial, but there’s a lot of planning they do best, and that’s saving lives,” he said.and a lot of work to be done until we get to thatpoint and ultimately we’d be spending millions Seven new full time paramedics, basedof dollars if we had to do it in 12 months, so temporarily out of Drysdale, were alreadywe’re putting a little bit away each year to do making significant inroads in Code 1 responsethe works so that by the time we need it we’ll times, Mr Andrews in a nice established site ready to go. In Queenscliff the average response time has “We’ve done a lot of weed management and dropped by almost five minutes in the last threewe’ve just removed 18,000 Blue Gums and years - from 21:26 minutes in 2014-15 to 16:42they’ve created a huge amount of mulch, as minutes in the third quarter of can imagine. We’ll be moving that mulchto other sites and there’ll be a lot of mulch on “Bloody idiot” MP resignssite there too,” Mr de Groot said. Western Victoria MP Simon Ramsay has “The internal rows will have big avenues of announced he will noit contest November'syellow gum, which will be gorgeous.” election, after being caught out by police driving while almost four times the legal alcohol limit The cemetery, which borders BellarineHighway and Madden Road, is being built to The Barwon Heads-based Ramsay returnedaccommodate rapid population growth and a reading of 0.19, following a football clublimited space at existing sites. function in the town on Saturday August 21. It will service the Bellarine for more than His licence was immediately confiscated and200 years, accommodating upwards of 225,000 he is facing significant penalties.burial internments, Mr de Groot said. Mr Ramsay has already quit his position “We’ve only got between 15 and 30 years’ as shadow parliamentary secretary over theservice life between Queenscliff, Porarlington, incident.Leopold and Drysdale. Portarlington isprobably going to be closed within 15 years, along as we take a household, room by room view of where we use single use plastics andWill you accept the challenge? explore alternatives that will help us live more sustainably. During the course, we will createGREEN SPEAK been too difficult. But I still felt there was our own cleaning and personal care products more I could do to reduce the amount of waste and share waste free Brooke Connor I generated so I started looking at options would make the process easier. And there is a lot more in the pipeline. Stay With Plastic Free July and the War on Waste tuned!focussing our attention on the environmental Transition Towns – BOQ are in the processimpacts of single use plastic this past month, of assisting with initiatives to help people Thanks to all the promotion of the impactsI’ve been thinking about the barriers that reduce their waste. of single use plastic, our blinkers are off. Weprevent people adopting a more waste wise know the damage it causes. The great news islifestyle. The Queenscliff Neighbourhood House that with some fantastic initiatives at the local is supporting a team of sewers to produce level, practical solutions on how to be more We are all busy and I feel that this lack of time boomerang bags for the major outlets in the waste conscious will be easy to incorporateis a major contributing factor to the consumer Borough. These bags are made from recycled into our busy lives.choices that we make. Supermarkets are a one fabric and offer a great alternative to the singlestop shop for us to collect everything we need use plastic bags of old. If you are interested in The next meeting of Transition Towns – BOQin the one place at the one time. And even being involved, the first sewing day is on the will be held on 25 August 2018 at 10am.though we may like to be more waste wise, 3rd of August at 9:00 am.there are times when convenience wins out. The next Beach Patrol 322Bellarine Clean Thanks to the Men’s Shed, our local Repair Up will be held on 18 August 2018 along the The internet has a wealth of information on Café will be opening its doors in August. This Barwon River. People can choose to walkhow we, as consumers, can reduce the amount will provide an opportunity for people to have the river bank collecting rubbish or bringof waste we generate. But again, it takes time items mended, rather than having to purchase their paddling craft and help remove litterto do this research and to make the suggested replacement products. entangled in the mangroves from the water.changes. A bulk buying group has been established If you would like to know more, please So, what is the answer? to reduce the amount of waste generated by send an email to [email protected] For me, I’ve tried to tackle the easy ones first. people being able to buy certain products in or check out the Transition Towns – BOQ orSaying no thanks to straws, carrying my own bulk. A range of food and cleaning products Beach Patrol 322Bellarine Facebook cup and water bottle, using reusable are available through this group.bags for shopping and scouring the op shops The Rip August 2018 Page 31for bargains, rather than buying new, has not A course on Taking the War on Waste to a Whole New Level will be run through the Neighbourhood House in Term 4. Come

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