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26CELEBRATING Queenscliff YEARSand Point LonsdaleYour Community Voice November 2016 No. 285 HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!Queenscliff Music Festival Director Andrew Orvis Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 1has every reason to smile with this month's20th anniversary event an official sell out. TheNovember 25-27 fest has grown to become one ofthe biggest live music events in Victoria. P26-29David McDonald Buildersbuilding with excellence Complete Building Service Award Winning Designs Coastal Living at its Finestwww.davidmcdonaldbuilders.com.au18 Crows Nest Place, Queenscli 3225.p: 0418 599620 e: [email protected]

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\"Get our beachready forsummer!\"An eleventh hour push is underway tohave tonnes of sand re-distributed on PointLonsdale’s front beach to ensure its safety intime for Summer.Save Point Lonsdale Front Beach campaign Newcastle's Bogey Hole pool was cutorganiser James Cotton has held talks with into ocean rocks by convict labourBorough CEO Lenny Jenner in recent days, in 1819 and now serves as a majorseeking Council support for the renourishment tourist drawcard.exercise. Ocean pool for Lonnie beach?Residents have offered to help pay and onelocal contractor has put up his hand to carry outthe works, Mr Cotton said.“Right now the real priority is to get somesand back in place for summer. We don’t want incorporate a great tourist attraction and the point below the playground is the perfect spot.kids diving into rocks and stubbing toes and Could a Bondi Beach-style ocean swimming pool be the answer to Point Lonsdale’s \"It would be the first one in Victoria andpeople falling over. disappearing front beach woes? given everybody has access to wetsuits it“I told Mr Jenner if he can’t find the funding Consultants tasked with investigating would be used all year round,\" Mr Hunt said. erosion of the popular tourist beach, BMT Save Point Lonsdale Front Beach campaignfor it, we’ve got a local contractor who’s happy WBM, have also been asked to consider whether a pool, supported by rock walls, could spokesman James Cotton supported the idea,to do it at a good price and there’s enough help in preventing the loss of sand. but said it was important to focus on finding an initial solution to erosion problems.around who have offered to chip in and pay The idea has been spoken about for many years and was put forward as a tourism “I thought it was a great idea …and thefor it so it’s not really a funding issue now for proposal during recent foreshore revitalisation consultants are going to consider it but I think deliberations. But it has gained renewed for the local government to get their headthe Council, but he wants to be sure that it’s the momentum with the fresh community focus around that would be a huge process that they on beach erosion. would have to go through,” he said. “So let’sright solution for a short term fix. just get the solution in place, which really isn’t \"To my knowledge there's never been that hard, let’s just get the groynes in place andThe state government has responded to the a proper study done and this is a great then we can go again and try to get a pool.” opportunity to look at it,\" said long timegrowing community concerns at the erosion supporter Lester Hunt. There are about 100 ocean pools or baths in New South wales, mainly scattered alongby announcing an extensive review of sand \"Why go to the expense and effort of just rocky stretches where waves can wash into the building groynes when you can at the same enclosures.movement. time do something that is going to be an absolute tourist drawcard. “It would cost a lot more money, a lot more The independent Right now time, it may not ever get approved for whateverstudy, by coastal the real \"I've had discussions with lots of residents reasons, it’s controversial potentially, so lets putmodeling priority is over the past years and many people think it's some groynes put in first. “consultants BMT to get some a sensational idea. \"We definitely need twoWBM, will analyse sand back more groynes and in between them we can20 years of data to in place for summer.better understand We don’t want kidswhat is causingthe erosion and diving into rockswhat can be doneto safeguard thepopular stretch of beach into the future.“It’s fantastic news. It’s great to see that if theCouncil aren’t listening the state governmentis and DWELP has been fantastic through thisprocess at the moment,” said Mr Cotton.“The issue is that all the sand is piling upon the wrong side of the groyne and all of thewaves are piling up on the wrong side of thegroyne… you have this huge difference in sandlevels from one side to the other.“We’re hoping the consultants will say thatan original report, that recommended fourgroynes instead of just three and making them100 metres long instead of 60, will be endorsed,”he said..The study will incorporate contemporaryknowledge, highlight information gaps andrecommend long-term management strategies,according to Greg Leece, Department ofEnvironment, Land, Water and Parks (DELWP)Barwon South West region Land Planning andApprovals Regional Manager.  “The depletion and reappearance of sandwas first observed and recorded in the late19th century and has since been a frequentphenomenon, despite continual investment toretain sand at the site.“As part of the Port Phillip Heads MarineNational Park, Lonsdale Bight has significant Continued page 17 Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 3

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Legal costs soarFreedom of Information documents sourced by this publication showa massive blow out in Borough of Queenscliffe legal costs in recentmonths Queenscliffe ratepayers have forked out more than $60,000 in costs A matureassociated with bullying and other confidential legal matters in the space kangarooof just 10 months, Freedom of Information documents have revealed. was snapped bounding The Rip has obtained copies of 11 separate invoices relating to away from theunidentified legal matters, dated between September 30 last year and July Queenscliff27 this year. Primary School Most of those are billed under the same reference number from toplegal firm Maddocks Lawyers and total more than $60,666. Six of the Roo jumps into the actionstatememts, clearly marked “harassment,” total more than $42,000. National Walk to School Day that. The Rip understands they are associated with a recently-dismissed became Hop to School day for one “They stayed inside andbullying claim lodged by a long-term employee against CEO Lenny curious kangaroo.Jenner. watched him from the windows,” The mature Eastern Grey took said QPS Principal Richard A Maddock’s appointed independent investigator reviewed the time out on the grounds of the Buckingham.allegation. Based on the findings, Councillors, at a special in-camera Queenscliff Primary School beforemeeting on August 8 found Mr Jenner had no case to answer. bounding on down the road, into St Aloysius Principal Vin Healy the path of a group of St Aloysius said children were kept inside It is unclear from the invoices what additional “confidential” legal Primary School students returning classroms for a short ttime as aexpenses, totaling more than $5000, relate to or whether any further costs along the rail trail from a Ride to precaution.have been paid in compensation, salary advances or ex-gratia payments. School Day breakfast. \"It wasn't a formal lockdown, I Thirty-nine documents were made available following the FOI request. Pupils at St Aloysius were kept asked the teachers to keep the kidsMuch of the contents were blacked out. inside classrooms as a precaution inside for a short time until I knew while wildlife officers attempted to where it was. The total legal charges have been absorbed within the Borough’s round up the roo.budgets for the past two financial years. The figures, as provided represent \"It certainly added a newa 57 percent budget blow out for legal costs in 2015/16 and appear to “The kids were off site at a dimension to Walk to School -be at odds with stated Council figures. The Borough's FOI officer was Walk to School breakfast. He was walk, ride, hop!,\" he saidunavailable to clarify the information. probably only here for about 15 minutes [and] the kids came back The kangaroo is thought to have Queenscliff Community Association President David Connoley said for only about 5 or so minutes of made its way to the mainlandthe figures were staggering and required further explaination. from Swan Island. continued page 17Come in and check out your new-look IGA..more fresh - more products - more smilesand the same great customer service we are renowned for. Certified organic & fresh daily at Point Lonsdale IGA ● market fresh fruit & vegetables ● butcher quality meat ● full delicatessen ● antipasto & cheeses ● artisan breads ● liquor, including local wines ● extended gluten free range Point LonsdalePoint Lonsdale Road, Point Lonsdale - 5258 4911 OPEN 7 DAYS - 8am to 8pm Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 5

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\"No risk to Swan Bay\" - developer assures residents Developers of Point Lonsdale’s 600-home ‘Their minds should be at ease, scale loss of vegetation and Moremac’s refusalThe Point estate have moved to reassure there should be no question, to make public water-monitoring assessments,residents the project will not adversely there is a development approval despite it being an original condition of theimpact neighbouring wetlands, including the in place that considered all of planning approval process.RAMSAR listed Swan Bay, amid concern over these matterslarge scale earthworks. Bryce Moore “The entrance to Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale has been absolutely ruined at this A massive section of the 190-hectare site has was yet to receive a response to letters sent to point. It will just be like driving into a suburbbeen cleared of all vegetation in recent weeks as the Department of Environment, Land, Water anywhere and it definitely needs to havepart of subdivision preparations. and Planning (DELWP) seeking the study. roadside vegetation replanted as soon as possible, before the houses go up,” she said. Bryce Moore, director of development firm However a department spokesperson toldMoremac, said the level of works was needed The Rip the City of Greater Geelong was the The Queenscliffe Council has obtainedto meet planning permit conditions relating to authority responsible for monitoring progress monitoring data under Freedom of Informationsea level rise and the community did not need on the site. but is being prevented by copyright laws fromto be concerned about its impacts. divulging the details. “There’s been no diminution in storage “There’s a planning permit requirement capacity within The Point landholding itself ANNANDALEthat says floor level within The Point must and I think the council would be well aware PLUMBINGbe a minimum of 2.35m above the Australian the impact of the stormwater from OceanHeight Datum (AHD) and that’s to deal with Grove, through Lake Victoria, through The For all your plumbing, gasfittingthe prospect of sea level rise. Point to Lakers Cutting and Swan Bay is and roofing needs miniscule in respect to the volume of water “To bring the site up to that level there’s that is actually in Swan Bay and Lakers 0408 037686an amount of earthworks required and to do Cutting,” said Mr Moore.those earthworks, we can’t do it without doing 5258 5354 Lic. 40157that extent of work, so the works are actually ‘Their minds should be at ease, therebeing done to comply with the condition of the should be no question, there is a developmentdevelopment agreement for The Point,” Mr approval in place that considered all of theseMoore said. matters and so I’m a bit surprised that these questions are arising.” The Borough of Queenscliffe wants the stategovernment to measure flowing in and out of Geelong Environment Council presidentSwan Bay and Lakers Cutting to determine Joan Lindross said there were several worryingwhether the large scale land clearing, combined aspects to the development, including the widewith recent heavy rains, had been detrimental. Borough Planning and InfrastructureGeneral Manager Phil Josipovic said Council 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 www.clarkhomes.com.au Registered Building Practitioner Housing Industry Association Member Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 8

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Campbell Potts 0418 513 309n with open plan dining and living areas leading to a large private north facing Sue Potts 0400 049 435 O ce 5258 1579om complete the accommodation. 6 Pentland Roade cycle air conditioning, private front and rear gardens plus a huge garage idealall the usual holida2y3trAapSpyinmgso. nds Street 44 Mercer Street $12493000 PO1INT LON3SDALE QUEENSCLIFF Contact Agent QUEENSCLIFF Contact Agent 22 Point Boulevard Lot 2/69 Flinders 49Street Flinders SSthroepe3t6,7-69 PoinQt LounsedaelenRsocadlinliiisnnnddddeeearrrlssseSSSttrrteereeePettO,,tI,NQT LuOQQeNuuSeDeenAeeLsnnEcsslccillfiif $698 000 QUEENSCLIFF $439 000 POFIoNTrLSOaNSleDALE Contact agent UPMARKET LIVIF$N8Fo$F3oG69or9r,90r,S0BS0S0a00YaalelleTeHE BEACH InspectA brilliant position, beaches to the rearMAAARRKRETTKOLEIVFTINOLGLIBVDYITNLHOGENBBESAYDCAHTLHEE BEACH loovoekrilnogo$ka6$icn6I9rn9go99ss,P0s,p0o00oie0npct0etNneppaeraknlananddtoPopiincttuLroensqsduaeleS,wthains Bay and nestled hoSmaIntSeuastruidsrdaoeayyc11etssrtetMdMarian3r.0a30s.–0n30.e3–0wp3mc.3o0npdmition and is a unique opp quBaSylaCittAuyordpknaipyttc1aohstcieMntnatrmo3p.0e0enn– s3t.3t0opmthe dining andw w w. c a m p b e l l p o t t s . c o m . a u CamInpsbpeecll tPotts 0418 513 309ARKET LIVING BY THE BEACHattnTopnhpstoiohtsdsseioiapttinrioloeoeenano,r,silwslooiovtonoaeikekonririlnnonheggoo,kaaamicslcnorerygooiossPwsssookooainppiletnkeerNnnegtedopppaiaaenfrrakkrcanollaasrnnnaonnddetsdwttasooPncopppodiiinnccatdttbuuirLtrraokieeonscslnqqsakduuaneabneldedSeS,wwpatahtraconoinshvBiBidespaaeysaysi,acuaignmnntdoidumqnlunrafeeeeccssuotstolllpeaequdtpdeourilinysrnetteptuoonraeStithtsnhyweeedntsoastaeasnsndnheddccoBduodpurnuaentsneeyyemaossuanwpwrodintoirthawdhrmnymnalsiagvpeginennicsgiitacocleleevnpentadrtrbttbawoiaynofypletavorealtdsh.iseDeo.swTahnnissdtoaniresownerprovides immaculat a high lounge rooms (gas lCCoonSnuttaaeccPttotts 0400 049 435otnttwewTohcdoahnnnoetoiipshssocrthtenraoshapoionirrdrdesuaesomatoiaaordrthewoohoithovuioiifnrggegersenhnhretralhoonqiqhtaottuuouneykqnaamrironlltieuitdaetgryoyisnatiPspkkhpionliiosttioaigccrtnehhnloyetaiecerrsNdevennkhuedasiooip,edortimppenedcueeaeaahnnnhtissynsshaaenotbtnifreoonmeadduwdttcPhwhrrocmiooeeonooiopnnddgmaodtiwienndiLcdtwiionninneuoinggtnschsaosadkaaetntonpansonedlddriesedsl,lulpoytot,ceihruhhtuoeiainpnsivaeagglgiitdrnlseehoededaprsrcsoswoiuioaoenomenamimarliimlkqntnisksuniatn(uoge(gceggrupaofoasdlsapsabt,pltpahelnoeoconaglaegydrontrsopudaurnnprrleeesdin)tete)syweepowinnastimtirotrtheeeahsrdttpn.eeethhccTtpeopuoeeohrnalrearwadtatideyddcsamdoreeeieuyrdopndfrrooob.nlobriooarwovemrnnyniu.nuolssisvpgowieonfcfgaoniaaoflevafvpabeerbaurrurlthtolwooutooufwsUcsmoopveselteraiesvirdesoiltfnswf.deooreoimdr omiunatcduoloarteenbteedCCrrtCSaoaoumaioemnpmPpbiontbetsalegtlslPwlcaoPtitrott0etsh4tas0,b0mu0044i0al914ti8n14i835nb5153re1o33db03r90oe9somarewsiethrveicnesduibteyaanwdewllaalkppinorionbtee Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 11

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From page 3 Bad mozzie season on the cardsenvironmental value. The area is also the backdrop to many social Cover up folks, we’re in for aand recreational activities and events and we share the community’s horror mozzie season, experts havedisappointment when events such as surfing and ocean swimming warned.competitions have to be relocated because the beach has disappeared,”he said. Months of heavy winter and “It’s clear that measures to retain sand over the past have had limited spring rains, pools of stagnantsuccess, and we need to improve our understanding of the area before we water and rising temperaturesconsider further investment,” Mr Leece said. have provided the perfect breedingFreshly exposed rocks resulted in the cancellation of a junior surf carnival conditions for the despised insect,earlier this year. Organisers of last summer’s Rip View Swim have also and have prompted the City offorced to take extra safety precautions. Greater Geelong to step up its“If there’s more sand on the front beach then that would be great for annual treatment program.our swim, for our event and from a safety point of view it’s going toreduce the likelihood of injuries,” said Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving To date more than 500 hectares, including Queenscliffe wetlandClub President Mathew Ponsford. hotspots, have been targeted with more than three times the regular“We’ve had to factor this in for several years now and that’s why the amount of the chemical agents Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti) andfinish line is not always in the same place because we have to determine s-Methoprene .where on the beach is the safest place for swimmers to run out of thewater and us avoiding the high tide.” “Even with a thorough aerial program, effective treatment can be limited by high winds and poor weather. Our unique coastal vegetationfrom page 5 also prevents all product reaching the larvae and this is a reason that there can still be significant adult mosquitoes around,” said acting \"They appear to be well in excess of the legal budget and that is a great Borough CEO Jessica Chappell.cause for concern,\" he said. \"Who is authorising all of these paymentsand why are they being hidden from ratepayers,\" he said. “This program covers areas within the Borough of Queenscliffe, the Surf Coast Shire and the City of Greater Geelong. A broad scale approach The Rip was forced to seek the information under the FOI Act after is far more effective than localised treatment alone as some mosquitosrequests for costs associated with the bullying claim were refused. can travel up to 12 kilometres in distance.“ Only approved products are used to control mosquito numbers and do not adversely affect humans, “I am seeking the afore-mentioned information because I believe animals, plants, other species or the general environment.”it sits outside of the confidentiality components covering this legalmatter,” the FOI application stated. The four major components of the program are: • Monitoring - Mosquito breeding sites for larvae. “I further believe the community has a right to expect transparency • Manual Ground Treatment of accessible sites.in municipal financial management and deserve absolute confidence • Aerial Treatment over wetland areas, andthat appropriate local governance principles and regulations have been • Light Trapping to give an indication of mosquito numbersadhered to in respect to this matter.”    The program will continue until March next year.New Homes Ian Warren Builder Pty LtdExtensionsRenovations Point Lonsdale 5258 2758 Decks 0418 525452 [email protected] Registration no DB - U2446 HIA no 516372THE RULES AND FORMATS HAVE CHANGED FOR POWERS OF ATTORNEY Think ahead and be proactive! If you or a loved one became mentally or physically incapable, e.g. by an accident, a stroke or dementia, who would you want to manage your affairs and look after your money? A trustee company or at total stranger appointed under the Guardianship and Administration Act or a family member and a person of your own choosing? The solution is simple – have an Enduring and a Medical Power of Attorney drawn by a professional. ITS QUICK, IT’S SIMPLE AND IT WORKS! BRUCE ARTHUR & ASSOCIATES - LAWYERS Deceased estates + conveyancing + Wills + Powers of Attorney Servicing the Bellarine and Melbourne 94311070 • 52584847 • 0402133455 Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 17

letters public noticesHeritage should be Time to get serious Lighting of The Point Lonsdaleparamount for new about marketing ourCouncillors town CHRISTMAS TREE & Community Celebration of Christmas Dear newly elected Councillors’ I have read Dear Madam, Saturday 3rd Decemberwith keen interest the commitments you made   With the council elections upon us, it’s ato the citizens of Queenscliffe regarding better Point Lonsdale Primary School Hall outdoor stagecommunity consultation, maintaining the area’s curious and rather disturbing thing that so few Bowen Rd Point Lonsdaleheritage values and other matters relating to the of the candidates have mentioned supportingwellbeing of its citizens. the retail component of the Borough. 6.30pm - Local Vocals 7.30pm - Community Celebration of However; an even greater responsibility rests  In July of this year, ours was the 32nd business Christmas with a visit from Santaon your shoulders. It is the responsibility of to close or relocate in the previous 31 months. 8.30 - 8.45pm - Lights will be turned onpreserving this last unique historical heritage Yet, despite this, we hear only about millionsVictorian coastal town, not only for residents of dollars being spent on footpaths and Food stalls will be availableprivileged to live here, but for all Victorians beautification – things tourists see only once BBQ by Queenscliff Fire Brigadewho wish to visit and enjoy the wonders and they get here. We hear nothing about gettingtranquillity of a past era tourists here in the first place to see the BYO picnic rug, chair and mozzie repellent supposed beautifications. Please note that there is NO Market With tourism being a major contributor toQueenscliffe’s economic wellbeing and heritage The Borough desperately needs advertising RACV GREAT VICTORIANbeing the major tourist attraction, wisdom to attract more tourists and, more importantly, BIKE RIDE 2016would suggest you should vigorously pursue more tourists with the disposable incomethe invitation of a National Heritage Listing to to buy things and, most importantly of all, Saturday 26 Novembersafeguard such a uniquely valuable Victorian more tourists pre-emptively predisposed to - Sunday 4 Decemberasset. shopping, rather than ‘just looking’ in our town’s fantastic and unique shops and galleries. Changed tra c conditions in area The importance of Queenscliff’s Heritage Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 DecemberTownship to Victoria is beyond ignoring as With around a quarter of businesses turninghighlighted in research documents, newspapers over every year, if there is a collapse in the See www.greatvic.com.au for detailsarticles’, petitions and community submissions. retail sector, as has happened in many small tourist towns, we run the risk of multiple empty An opportunity to understand what is happening Congratulations on your election to Council. shops and visitors saying ‘Oh, don’t go there – in our community - Be informed about the latest research, keyJeffrey Jones. there’s nothing to see or do” – the irony being that the ‘see and do’ is walking around using statistics and support services from Minerva (the FamilyFind another beach! the historic buildings, shops and galleries as Violence Response Centre in Geelong). Hear, Learn and free entertainment before having a four-dollarDear Editor, coffee or ice-cream for a cheap day out. Understand how you can make a di erence... My husband and I are residents in Queenscliff WHERE: Point Lonsdale Surf Club, Last year we had a penny-ante $30,000and we go to the dog beach with our companion television advertising campaign funded mainly WHEN: Thursday 24th November 5pm -7pmdog as often as we can. by the large tourism operators and retailers. We ENTRY: $25 includes a drink and nibbles. need councillors to lobby for $3m in State and I am disabled and watch whilst my husband Federal government funding for advertising. Payable in cash on arrival.plays with our dog. After all, if Daylesford can receive a reported RSVP: Thursday 17th November $8m, why can’t we do similar. Alternatively, we Email: [email protected] or SMS 0411477658 I was horrified to notice that a woman with could use resources we already have. ALL PROCEEDS to: Minerva Community Services.a small toddler  left her pram on the path and, Conveners: Liz Aitchison & Ann Crookhaving one baby in her arms and a toddler, Readers will recall my suggestion last year(who was unattended) walked down to the to sell 50-year leases on plots for 50 beach clarificationbeach where dogs were swimming, running boxes at $50,000 each with the lessees payingand playing. for the building of the boxes. This would The October edition of The Rip incorrectly raise $2.5m for the Borough and cost only in- stated Council candidate Robert Minty She then dropped the baby onto the water's' house surveying and paperwork. Despite this owned Jetset. He was in fact in charge ofedge and this child could hardly stand up and blindingly obvious and simple revenue-raising Jetset Distribution and owned his own travelfell onto the sand frequently, trying to get up suggestion, all I heard was problems removing business.by himself. vegetation, instead of ‘great idea, we’ll do that straight away’. Moreover, the bathing boxes Meanwhile the mother engaged with the themselves, that would cost the Boroughtoddler who was also needing her attention. nothing, would become a tourist attraction inMy husband alerted the woman that the child themselves, as at Brighton and other places.may get hurt as there were a number of dogsrunning around and  she responded by saying It’s too late for the countless businesses herenot to worry, the child is robust!! over the years that have failed, but it’s not too late for new Councillors to address and actually It should be noted that people with no dogs do something about the fragility of retail. Asand very young children have many options media mogul Ted Turner said of his success:as to where to go to the beach, whilst we dog “Early to bed, early to rise and advertise,owners are very limited. Further,  if one of the advertise, advertise”dogs inadvertently knocked a child over and it  Alistair Gordongot hurt, it is likely that the owner of the dog isthen blamed for the mother’s negligence. SHARE YOUR VIEWS: I suggest that a sign is put up to safeguard We love to hear what our readers haveboth children and pet owners and to point out to say and encourage your letters. Viewsthat people with young children and no dogs expressed are not necessarily those of thehave multiple other choices than the dog beach. editor. Preference will be given to lettersName and address supplied carrying the author’s name and address. Email: [email protected] Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 18

Thoughts from an opinion may not please everyone but many things needex Councillor to be taken into account in order for Council to manner in which concerns are sometimes make responsible decisions and these include First and foremost it needs to be clear that expressed, and the willingness of some to the diverse views and needs of the communitythis article expresses my views only and in distrust the underlying motivation behind as a whole, the budget and state and localno way represents the views or ideas of any decisions that are made. regulations. If there are ideas about moreother Councillor or Council Officer. My time effective ways to involve the community inon council over the last 4 years has been an Councillors and Officers are available to the decision making process I urge people toexperience that I have thoroughly enjoyed and answer questions and I often wonder why seek a meeting with Councillors and Councilhas been a great learning experience. I was not background information does not seem to have Officers to discuss these further.aware that Councils are involved in such an been sought first. The fact that some membersextensive range of issues and activities, or that of the community may not be happy with the The role of the press plays an influentialso many opportunities exist to participate at answer or the final decision is another matter, part in the community’s perception of theira decision making level in many areas. I have unfortunately it is not possible to please all of council and I appreciate our local paper’scome to see that Local Government has a major the people all of the time and decisions have interest and comprehensive reporting. In myrole to play in the day to day lives of the wider to be made that as far as possible represent the opinion those articles that have sought diversecommunity and is far more in touch with interests of the total community. community views and also included the viewspeople’s issues and concerns than other levels of Council and the reasons behind Councilof government. In my view change at a grass In my 4 years on Council I have found decisions have been the best – the press has aroots level is often the best way to go. that both Councillors and Council officers high level of responsibility to present balanced, have acted with a high level of integrity and factual reporting in order to ensure that the However I have become increasingly professionalism and great care has been taken community receives comprehensive, fair andconcerned at the dissatisfaction about Council at all times to discuss and decide on issues in a impartial information.actions and decisions that seems to exist in respectful and informed manner. In particularsome sections of our community. The level I have been highly impressed with the hard It is very pleasing to see the number ofof disinformation that is expressed in some work and dedication of our Council Officers. people who are standing for election to thecommunications to Councillors and Council 2016/20 Council and I wish the new councilofficers continually surprises me, as does the Lack of consultation with the community every success in its endeavours. over Council decisions seems to be an ongoing issue for some in the community. In my Sue Wasterval experience community consultation has been extensive and thorough and community views are considered meticulously before Council makes a decision. Again the decisions reachedPOINT LONSDALE CIVIC ASSOCIATION COLUMN DRAFT QUEENSCLIFF SPORT AND RECREATION PRECINCT MASTERPLAN What a month it has been with council elections, and lots of actionon both environment and planning fronts. We have been heartened Community Consultationby the high calibre and genuine passion for the Borough expressed bycandidates. The draft Queenscliff Sport and Recreation Precinct Concept Plan was considered at a Special Meeting of Council held on Thursday 15 September 2016 It has however been unfortunate to hear of some of the scurrilous and noted for public exhibition and community consultation.commentary appearing as posts on Facebook pages. Debate is goodand the sign of a healthy democracy but participants should take Council invites all interested residents, businesses, community representativesresponsibility for their opinions and commentary so as not to be a and sports club members to find out more about the project at one of twodistraction from the key issues. upcoming Community Open House meetings. Both the Moremac and BCH developments have featured in recent • Wednesday 26 October 2016 from 4pm to 7pm at the Queenscliff Town HallPLCA correspondence with residents concerned about site degradation, • Friday 11 November 2016 from 4pm to 7pm at the Queenscliff Town Hallwater quality, the roundabout works and traffic management issues. Any person proposing to make a written submission on the Queenscliff Sport and PLCA has lodged a question without notice relating to the FOI re Recreation Precinct Concept Plan must do so by Wednesday 16 November 2016.environmental conditions applying to the latest stages of The Point Submissions should be addressed to Phil Josipovic – General Manager ofdevelopment and look forward to council’s response. The dilemma is Planning and Infrastructure, PO Box 93, Queenscliff 3225.the works are happening in COGG so information flow is extremelydifficult to navigate and further supports the need for a one 3225 line of For more information please call Customer Service on 03 5258 1377 or visitgovernance. www.queenscliffe.vic.gov.au Another hot topicrelates to planned Bellarine Community Health Borough of Queenscliffedevelopment works and in particular the changed access to enter the 50 Learmonth Street (PO Box 93) Queenscliff VIC 3225medical clinic from Point Lonsdale Road. Residents are concerned Telephone: 03 5258 1377 | www.queenscliffe.vic.gov.authis change will impact negatively on the traffic flow and increase thelikelihood of potential accidents given proximity to the Point Lonsdale - Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 19Lawrence Rd intersection, Springs Service Station and homes. Whilst itis acknowledged that this is an existing entry point, the changed usageand greatly increased traffic numbers must be considered. Concern thattraffic measurement figures used in modeling are not representative ofpeak periods has been raised and needs to be addressed. considerationfor emergency vehicles and summer population increases must be a highpriority. The announcement of federal funding for Destination Queenscliffprojects means the new council will be able to begin to action some ofthese proposed works. Community members now expect that, withcommunity consultation (a key feature of every candidate's platform),detailed project briefs, community reference groups and extensive andbroad - reaching community consultation will be the norm. PLCA meeting Friday November 11th 7pm Point Lonsdale Primary School. Guest speakers TBA Find us on Facebook, the web and via emailFaye Agterhuis - PLCA President

1 MELBOURNE CUP DAY - A number of November diary Anyone who has not witnessed the world famous Cat Stevens live will be blown away bylocal venues are throing up their doors for sports. 1-4pm. Wear clothes to suit. Snacks the uncanny likeness Ron Vincent has to thethe big race including the Lonsdale Golf and will be served. All ages welcome. iconic entertainer. Vincent not only looks likeQueenscliff Sporting Clubs. Check respective Cat Stevens he also sounds very similiar.websites for details ■ Virtuoso guitarist Matthew Fagan brings his The November 26 gig at Q360 is set to world acclaimed show Lord of the Strings to be a memorable evening. Tickets are just4 CALENDAR GIRLS is the latest Queenscliff in a special performance at the $70 and include a 3-course meal. email Queenscliff Uniting Church. Tickets are $20 [email protected] or phone 0412 580production by the Queenscliff Lighthouse and can be purchased at the foor or from the 968Theatre group. It brings to the stage the hit church website www.unitingqueenscliff.org.aumovie of the same name - following the story Acts performing over the three days includeof a group of women who posenude for a ■ HMAS Goorangai Memorial Service. This Australian music royalty Paul Kelly, Pete Garretfundraising calendar. The show runs until annual event, at the Shortland's Bluff memorial and Killing Heidi . If you don't have a ticket, getNovember 12. Tickets can be purchased online cairn, remembers the 24 crew who perished into town anyway to enjoy free busking andat qltg.org.au or at the Visitor Information when the minesweeper was struck by the MV market stallsCentre Duntroon in darkness on November 20 1940. 26 Food and gardening doyens■ BLESSING OF BIKES - celebrating 22 \"DAUGHTER\" was named bestthe amazing work our Men's Shed does Stephanie Alexander and Paul Bangay willin restoring bikes for refugees. Bike art, short film at the Women Media Arts Festival. discuss their respective new books due astories, songs and brunch. from 10-ish at the It will screen today at the Queenscliff Uniting literary luncheon at Queenscliff's Shelter ShedQueenscliff Uniting Church Church, followed by a Q&A with Director Sarah today. $125 per head. Bookings 5258 4496 Jayne.11 REMEMBRANCE DAY - at the 24 An important community meetingeleventh hour, lest we forget! is being held at the Point Lonsdale Surf Life■ A Community Open House meeting will Saving Club tonight as part of the Barwonbe held at the Queenscliff Town Hall tonight Month of Action to stope violence againstto consider the draft Sport and Recreation women. Hosted by Minerva Family ViolenceReserve Masterplan - 4-7pm. Response Centre, it will inform about the latest research and key statistics. 5-7pm13 DAVID GREENBERG (fiddle, violin) $25 includes a drink and nibbles. email [email protected] CHRIS NORMAN (flutes, smallpipes)are two of the most imaginative and dynamic 25.performers in traditional music of Nova Join acclaimed winemaker RayScotia and historic Scotland. They return to Nadeson (Lethbridge Wines) for an exclusivethe Maritime Museum boatshed today from and intimate wine dinner at Basil's Farm.2.30pm. Tickets $25 - 5258 3440. Indulge in a banquet of delicious food and matching wines. 6-10pm $125 pp. Bookings20 The Queenscliff Bowling, Tennis and essential 5258 4280Croquet Club is hosting an Open Day today for 25-27 The Queenscliff Musiclocals to try their hand at one or more of the Festival celebrates its 20th year in fine style with its first evenr sell out audience. Markets LAKERENGINEERING Jardine HomesPoint Lonsdale Primary School Market, · Steel Fabricator Custom-built homes and RenovationsSecond Sunday of the month. 9am-2pm · Turning and FittingBowen Road, Point Lonsdale. Will Gordon · MachiningQueenscliff Community Market. Last · Stainless Steel 0414 354 079Sunday of the month from September to May. & Aluminium [email protected] at Lower Princes Park. . www.jardinehomes.com.au · Welding Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 20Ocean Grove Craft Market – First Sunday · Steel Salesof the month from October to May. KingstonPark Ocean Grove. Over 70 stalls. Tel (03) 5258 1777 0418 521 199Drysdale Market – Third Sunday of themonth, October to May. 9.30am to 1.30pm.Drysdale Recreational ReserveBuy Bellarine Produce Barn – EverySaturday & Sunday 9am - 3pm. TuckerberryHill Farm. Becks Rd Drysdale.www.buybellarine.com.au

And the winner is... The Queenscliff Cemetery’s new Moonah Memorial Walk has won Thisthe Environmental Protection category of the Premier’s Sustainability photograph,Awards. dating back to the 1920's, The unique burial and cremation ground was carefully designed to shows sportingprotect the endangered woodland. An additional 1600 native shrubs activitieswere planted to provide a habitat to a variety of fauna and flora. pre-dated camping at “This project has gained interest within the cemetery industry both the recreationnationally and internationally and is a first for working with existing reserveoriginal vegetation and creating a true natural burial setting,” saidGeelong Cemeteries Trust Lynden Smith. Sports club steps up campaignNominate a deserving local Sporting clubs have urged their \"The committee is fully members to make submissions to supportive of the redevelopment, Know somebody who deserves community recognition for their local Queenscliffe Council regarding which will provide improvedefforts? the recently released Recreation facilities for all our [members] and Reserve Masterplan, amid for the Queenscliff community as Nominations are open for the Borough of Queenscliffe’s annual growing unease over the proposal. a whole,\" the notice, published onAustralia Day Awards. club Internet pages, stated. The first of two Open House “There are so many individuals and groups who make a positive community information sessions The project has many positiveimpact on the Borough of Queenscliffe community,” said Borough of was heldin recent days. A second aspects which we fully support...Queenscliffe CEO, Lenny Jenner. “Most of them contribute their time is scheduled for Friday November There are however a number ofand efforts on a voluntary basis, showing real dedication and generosity. 11. aspects of the draft plan on which we disagree and are seeking to “It’s important that we recognise and celebrate these people and the Borough Planning and change,\" it continued.fabulous work they do, and showcase them as role models within our Infrastructure General Managercommunity” Phil Josipovic said the deal, which The clubs' concerns includeThe award categories are: would separate camping and placement of netball rooms, sporting activities at the reserve, closure of the East entrance of • Citizen of the Year was \"almost 90 percent\" finalised. the ground to all but campers • Young Citizen of the Year and reduction in the size of the • Community Event of the Year However a notification football oval • Community Service of the Year distributed by Queenscliff • Community Environment Project of the Year football, netball and cricket clubs Public submissions close on urged members to oppose key Wednesday November 16. Nominations must be submitted on the official nomination form by aspects of the plan.4pm, Wednesday 16 November 2016. The nomination form can bedownloaded from Council’s website or is available in hard copy fromCouncil offices.Home maintenance Grant Rogers Point LonsdalePh. 0438 261 954 A.H. (03) 5258 1056 great coffee - great food - fully licensed and now serving WOOD-FIRED ROAST CHICKEN from 4pm Friday and Saturday nights EAT IN OR TAKE AWAY Located: Princess Park Queenscliff (near playground) Trading Hours: Thursday to Monday from 8am Phone: 0458 585252 Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 21

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business & tourismFort tourism plan wins $3 million The transformation of Queenscliff’s fortprecinct into a major tourism draw cardhas taken a step forward, with the federalgovernment committing $3.48 million towardsthe vision.The $7 million Destination Queenscliff Projectwill include six new “eco-design” lodges under Warrant Officerthe Queenscliff lighthouse, an extension of the Robert Schreurs,existing coastal walking trail around the front Warrant Officerperimeter of the fort and a light show display Shane Sollars,on the compound’s external brick walls. Corangamite MP Sarah Henderon, It was one of just 67 applications Australia Major Robertwide to win financial backing under the Charles and WarrantNational Stronger Regions Fund, ahead of more Officer Mark Reedthan 400 other applications. at the funding announcement “This is a project that not just acknowledgesthe past, it recognizes the present and it’slooking towards a prosperous future for the and better amenities for the annual Anzac Day “It allows funding to be provided for someBorough, for the community and for local service. of those works that are so important to makebusiness and I don’t know that we’ve had sure that a township works properly, thata project funded that ticks all three of those A much larger proposal to house retail, structurally you make the most of the tourismboxes before,” said acting Borough CEO Jessica accommodation and stage major events within opportunities in the summer, but most of allChappell. the Fort walls was rejected by Canberra. you need to make sure that when people come to visit this amazing town that they stay here, “It does seek to try to respond proactively Federal Corangamite MP Sarah Henderson that they spend their money, they love theirto the challenges around tourism. We know said the grant would help to provide a balance experience and they spend as much time hereit’s the biggest part of our economy and if’ between the fort remaining both a working as possible.we’re not all working together to tackle the Defence facility and a tourism attraction.challenge and link in the opportunities together The state government had previouslywe certainly wouldn’t have achieved such as “The federal government recognises how committed $3.15 million towards the project,strong outcome as this.” important a vibrant working fort is in the which links in with the proposed revitalization Queenscliff community so I think what these of the Queenscliff Recreation Reserve. The Work could start within weeks on the project, projects are doing is actually enhancing and Borough is providing $350,000.which will also include a new visitor hub and supporting the fact that it is a vibrant andcafé, improved parking, ship-viewing facilities operational military facility, very proudly run by the Commonwealth,” she said. HOME ABOUT US FEATURED PROJECTS MEDIA TESTIMONIALS CONTACT USHEYWARD CONSTRUCTIONS P/L Nick Heyward • All aspects of Building & Construction • Architectural New Homes & Additions Ph: 0412 121906 Email: [email protected] www.heycon.com.au“We find it exciting to take a building from the plans to the sky” LBW Chartered Accountants For Advice on Succession Planning Estate Taxation Small Business Individual Taxation Setup & Administration of Self Managed Super Funds Other General Advicewww.lbwaccountants.com.au Contact Richard Bull - our local representative 5258 3297 (AH) or Geelong 5221 6111 (BH) Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 24

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Look how far we’ve come...A seemingly simple idea to attract more visitors to our townand a big leap of faith by a hard working group of locals 20years ago are to thank for putting Queenscliff firmly on themap as one of Australia’s best live music destinations.Agood balance of energy, generosity, accompanied by local music and the locals of a I think in the first year there optimism and perhaps a little naivety village would all come in and enjoy it. was a few people afraid of failureprovided, as it turns out, the perfect but if you’re afraid of failure youfoundation on which to successfully strike a “We didn’t need another Port Fairy-style folk won’t get anywhere.rather ambitious three-day live music event. fest, we wanted something a bit more meatier – Kim Goodall than that, with a bit more diversity to let But not even those who witnessed the people see what the kids can do.” musicians].Queenscliff Music Festival’s birth two decades Ticket sales for the 1997 event generatedago could have foreseen just how big it would An initial low-key meeting at the Royalgrow, according to Point Lonsdale’s Kim Hotel attracted around 10 people, enough to around $30,000, but the artists’ bill of moreGoodall. form a steering committee and move forward than upwards of $70,000 resulted in a $40,000 with the idea. A further public meeting was debt. Nevertheless there was no turning back. “We had a very, very good Mayor at the held at The Esplanade Hotel shortly after.time in Kerry Erler who was really supportive “I think in the first year there was a fewof what it was we were trying to do at the “The turn up to that was fairly strong and a people afraid of failure but if you’re afraid oftime. She didn’t actually say it but she lot of ideas were thrown around. Fortunately failure you won’t get anywhere. If it’s going tocertainly intimated; go ahead, make sure it’s a we had a chap turn up who was very be run like a business, 50 percent will probablybloody good show and all will be well. experienced in these things, Max Kubal. He did fail in the first two or three years as a rule,” a lot to get the event up and running.” said Goodall. “And it was a bloody good show, everybodysaid it was one of the best ever, only because When a much bigger group of around “Once we got over the first year and theit was the first I suppose. In reality it was all 90 people attended a third meeting it was second and third years were successful, and weover the place but you have to do that before it apparent a Queenscliff Music Festival was got rid of a $40,000 overdraft, it was all homesettles down I think.” already a reality. and hosed,” he said. It was Goodall’s idea to stage an event in the Jude McCudden was appointed inaugural Apart from a minor change of directiontown – not in Winter, when it it’s too cold, or president and Jenny Davidson, coordinator. in the mid 2000’s, Goodall says he has beenSummer, when it’s too crowded, but wedged happy to sit back and watch the fest evolvebetween the Melbourne Cup and Christmas, Shane and Marcia Howard, Vince Jones, over the past 20 years.on the last weekend of November. Loch Ard and Ian Murray headlined the acts performed in 15 venues across the town. It is now regarded as one of the leading It came to the former truck driver during a live music festivals not just in Victoria, butregular run along the south west coast. “I organised the Friends of the Festival early Australia wide and this month, for the first to get us some cash flow, which was $50 per time, will be a complete sell-out. “I was working, travelling in my job along head for each friend. We just signed up all ofthe Great Ocean Road twice a week and I had those people who wanted to be involved and “I don’t think anybody at the start, except forfriends servicing [Apollo Bay Festival creator] were interested to see something happen. a tiny group who’d been out of town a fair bit,Betty Carr’s businesses. grasped what this could really do and what it “People just pitched in and the Port Phillip did was create a lot of money for a lot of people “Basically Queenscliff and Apollo Bay Sea Pilots gave around $3,000, they saved our in town, it brought people here from all overare very similar towns and she started with bacon,” said Goodall.” Victoria.nothing as well, just a group at middle ageladies. So I thought I’d have a go here,” he “There was a small amount of community “As long as it’s in good hands, I just don’tsaid. rebellion and some rebellion within the say anything, I just go to the functions and as committee ranks as well. About five weeks out long as they keep bringing in young people Having travelled extensively through from the inaugural event an expert came in with new ideas it will keep moving forward.Europe he was also aware of how important a and told us we were about six months behindfestival could be for the local economy. schedule. “It’s definitely got another 20 years in it.” “They have festivals everywhere and I kept “We just put our foot to the floor and wentrunning into them - Norway, Greece, France at about 2000 miles per hour. [Founding- a beer festival, a grape festival, wine, all member] Alan Farman and I were travelling all around the Bellarine just to get beds [to sleep Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 27

The Director's Top 10Paul Kelly and Charlie Owen 1. ASH GRUNWALD Throughout his illustrious 6. GEORGE ARIA Award-winning, iconic BrisbaneKilling Heidi career Ash has been nominated for a whopping 5 ARIA band george are reforming for this exclusive QMF 20th and 2 APRA Awards, has performed at top festivals both anniversary performance here and overseas and has sold out national tours across the country. 7. PETER GARRETT Having ditched federal 2. BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT politics, the iconic Midnight Oil frontman is back on stage with a new album and an all-star band that he’s CRIMINALS Before calling it a day in 2008 the christened ‘The Alter Egos.’ Innocent Criminals toured non-stop, earning legions of fans with a succession of acclaimed studio albums They 8. THE DOUG ANTHONY ALLSTARS are back with a new album Call it what it is. The Doug Anthony All-Stars are Australia's most 3. ALPINE Their debut album A is for Alpine successful international comedy trio and creators of worldwide live comedy tours, multiple comedy TV shows, peaked at number one on iTunes and 11 on the ARIA artworks, books and the infamous sitcom Kapital album charts. They have followed it up with the much- lauded Yuck. 9. PIERCE BROTHERS 4. PAUL KELLY & CHARLIE OWEN Pierce Brothers have taken their music from busking on the streets of Melbourne to the world. Their irresistible These legends of the Australian music scene will present energy and world-class live show has generated a word songs from an exciting new collaboration that is sure to of mouth buzz not seen for sometime. appease fans who’ve waited since 2007 for their chance to see Paul Kelly back to grace the QMF stages. 10. KILLING HEIDI To celebrate 20 years 5. DENISE SCOTT - Scotty has been and since the band formed, Killing Heidi will be performing exclusive sets of their biggest hits for the first time in 10 remains a favourite guest on many of Australia's favourite years,on the opening night of our 20th Fest TV shows, including Spicks and Specks, The Project, and Talkin' ‘bout Your Generation, in addition to starring the high-rating drama Winners & Losers.Peter Garret \"To join such a stellar lineup at this year’s Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals Queenscliff Music Festival is the perfect way to return to the stage for us. There are so many great artists playing this year, we can’t wait! We love Queenscliff Music Fest- ival and usually go with our family, so to be busting out the family band to perform this year is going to be KILLER.” Ella HooperGetting better with age... When Ash Grunwald last graced the last time I playedthe stage at the Queenscliff Music there it was phenomenal.Festival he was sporting trademarklong dreadlocks and was just Everything was perfectmaking a name for himself in the – Ash Grunwaldmusic scene. “I’m on my 10th album now and that’s a lot “And if I do want to do things That was 2010 and our then of original songs to write and when you’ve different, how different do I want tostill fledgling event left a great done so much music you are faced with that be and that’s a challenge for everyimpression on the young talent. question; do I want to make another album band and every artist – so yes, I have or write more music that sounds the same as evolved.” “I love Queenscliff, I’m from I’ve done before or do I want to do somethingMelbourne and I used to live in different. Grunwald is set to kick-start theSt Kilda so it’s kind of local to me fest’s 20th birthday celebrations withand the last time I played there it his much anticipated Friday nightwas phenomenal. Everything was performance, supported by a largeperfect, there were event big waves backing band. The performance comesaround. at the tail end of what has been almost a year-long tour. “I’m really looking forward tothis, it’s a long way away for me “Festivals will always be a hugenow because I live in Bali, but I can’t part of what I’ve done, they are reallywait to get back there,” he says. important. They are really helpful to your career to get your art out there and Queenscliff And just like the festival itself, Grunwald is definitely one of those top festivals, like ahas very much come of age and is easily port Fairy or a Falls. To me it’s an importantnow one of Australia’s most reliably good one for sure. “performers. Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 28 His most recent album “Now” is widelyregarded as the best in his 20-year career.

It's time to celebrate our special event This year for the first time in our history festival, offering great value for money, great Then Dad put me on his shouldersQMF has SOLD OUT. This is a fantastic and community spirit and a perfect access point to is a perfect choice for the title of a bookfitting achievement for our 20th anniversary all that Queenscliff and the Bellarine Peninsula marking the 20th anniversary of thefestival. From humble beginnings in 1997 has to offer. From this strong base we will Queenscliff Music Festival.with an attendance of 1460 people and 23 continue to strive to make Queenscliff a trulyvolunteers, this year will see over 15000 great experience for all. “It comes from a comment made toattendees at our festival, and almost 500 me by a young festival-goer and it justvolunteers helping you to enjoy the best of We are delighted that the success of the resonated,” said author Sue Beeton. “It’sAustralian music, fine food and beverage festival allows us to support emerging artists one of those comments that simply sendsand showcasing our wonderful town of from the Bellarine and to provide professional a message out to everyone who reads orQueenscliff. development for artists through our Alison hears it.” McKenzie scholarship. This scholarship Our success over the past couple of years was established in 2016 to commemorate The book is based on interviews andis largely due to the fantastic work of Festival our life member and Board Member Alison anecdotes from more than 50 contributingDirector Andrew Orvis and his team, who who sadly passed away in February this festival goers – from directors tohave worked hard to improve all aspects of the year. Congratulations to Hollie Joyce & Rach volunteers and audience members.festival, building on your great feedback you Brennan our 2016 Emerging Artist Grantprovide to us through our post festival survey. recipients, and to Madeleine Cope & Aidan O “Many of the stories are told by the Cleirigh our inaugural scholarship recipients. character Queenie, who is an amalgam However, this success is also a measure of of many,” said Sue. “Some commentsthose that have come before him, with each of We remain indebted and appreciative of are direct quotes and those that providedour previous Festival Directors contributing to the continued support from our key sponsors. them are identified, while others are partthe Festival as it now is. Hugo T Armstrong, Please support them where you can, as it is of Queenie’s story.Barb Moss and Michael Carrucan have all only with their ongoing commitment that themade lasting contributions and provided a festival is a viable concern. All sponsors are “I have also attended all but the firststrong base upon which Andrew has been listed within the program but our particular festival, so of course some of my ownable to build a festival that provides a great thanks to the support we receive from Visit experiences are also embedded into theexperience to all who attend, contribute back Victoria, Searoad Ferries, the Borough of story.to our community and respect and enhance the Queenscliffe, and FReeZa.environment within which we live. Many of those I spoke to are local Once again we have worked with a variety residents, which is important as the To celebrate our 20th anniversary we have of local community groups to help us to run festival (and the story) is firmly baseda fantastic exhibition of the past twenty years our weekend festival. Their involvement in the Queenscliff community. Theup at the Town Hall. For a gold coin donation providing a range of varied services for the way that such events engage withthat will support a local community group festival, allows us to provide much needed local communities is something I amyou can revisit the past twenty years through support in the way of funds to these groups, passionate about,” the leading tourismour posters, programs and extensive archive thereby ensuring QMF is contributing on your industry researcher said.of photos. Featuring an exhibition from our behalf back to the community who host ourlocal resident photographer Rodney Nicholson festival. Then Dad put me on his shouldersthe exhibition is a must see to add to your will be available for purchase at theprogram of activity over the weekend. We also have a great team of nearly 500 festival Merchandise Tent and at venues volunteers without whose effort our festival in town. It can also be ordered online In preparing for this year’s festival and just could not be run. You will see them across at: http://www.qmf.net.au/book or mycelebrations we have identified that 70% of our the weekend wearing their Q-Crew T-shirts, Facebook page https://www.facebook.2015 festival attendees had been to at least one and remember they are there to assist you com/feistyflaneuse/previous festival, and 15% had been to TEN or as required over the weekend. We greatlymore festivals. Stories abound of people who appreciate their commitment, dedication and  have grown up with the festival and it is no professionalism to ensure you have the best The Cost $35.00 (plus postage andsurprise that Professor Sue Beeton, herself a possible festival experience. handling)veteran of all 20 festivals, has written a storyaround the history of QMF titled “Then Dad We hope you have a great time here input me on his shoulders.” This book, in addition Queenscliff over the weekend, and see enoughto being a great story on our history has some of the town and its surrounds to encouragefantastic photographs and I encourage you you to come back at another time and enjoy allto get in early and get yourself a copy of this of the other benefits Queenscliff has to offer.great memory of our first twenty years. On behalf of the QMF Board we welcome Of course we are not resting on our laurels. you to QMF 2016, and thank you for yourWith your support we have now consolidated ongoing support.our position as a small but hard hitting Geoff Mutton - QMF ChairBut wait, there's more...QMF also brings back its hugely successful yogaclasses from True Spirit Revival Yoga, to keepthings zen between all the clapping and hollering.To keep the kids entertained,BYO YOGA MATSaturday & Sunday MorningsSession 1: 8:00-9:00amSession 2: 9:00-10:[email protected] the Town Hall - Learmonth St Queenscliff Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 29

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Loss of trees inspires winning entry exhibitions & shows Highly regarded artist Rosalind ■ Flight Paths delivers a fascinating exhibition of works exploring someAtkins has been awarded the Bellarine of Australia’s most iconic landscapes from the sky. From waterholes andPrint Prize and the winner’s $1000 dry creek beds in the Northern Territory to the Victorian coastline, artistcheque for her entry “Once were trees Greg Mallyon has documented our topography and geology in uniquePart 2.” The intricate piece is part of a abstract images. His work is held in numerous galleries and corporatelong investigation into the changing collections across the country. He has also participated in 33 solo and 70local environment. The engraving was group exhibitions and in recent years Greg has been a finalist in eightmade on a wood block once intended national art awards. “Mallyon’s use of colour and line take the viewerfor use by The Age newspaper. on a ride through the landscape giving us glimpses of not just what he sees out there but how he feels. As most Australians live on the edge The $500 People’s Choice Award was of this continent it is really important that artists like Mallyon show uspresented to Point Lonsdale’s David what the real Australia is made of,” says University of New South WalesJarman. Art Lecturer Peter Sharp. Flight Paths opens at Salt Contemporary on Octobr 30, opening at 2pm. “We were very happy with the response by artists entering the BellarinePrint Prize. We had artists works from across Australia along with manyGeelong and Bellarine artists,” said Tussock Upstairs Gallery’s BevanShepherd. “We were also very pleased with the response by the local ■ Throughout David Hobday’s working life as a marine biologist, hecommunity with well over 300 visitors to the exhibition.“ also pursued a fascination for working with glass. The Point Lonsdale artist’s extensive use of kiln-formed or fused and slumped glass conveys this intimate knowledge and inspiration from the marine environment. The wave has been an ongoing theme in his work alongINVITATION What a Relief! with boats and many underwater sea creatures such as jellyfish, weedy sea dragons and shells. INVITATION'W'Whhaatt'W'hWaht at This month he again teams up with Sara Paxton to create Colours of aa aa Land and Sea - a stunning exhibition of beautiful marine themed glass INVITATION and vibrant oil paintings that fill Seaview Gallery with light and colour. RReelliieeff'' ReRlielfi'ef'JaJnJaaennteeGtt GGoolodldlmdmmaanann Working mainly in oils Sara uses various techniques – sometimes INVITATION SuSSeuueeGGGJrroarssonmssemastnmaJGanaonnledtmGaonldmaSnShihrlierSlyeuyHeHuGSruurleorelyseGs building colour and light with layers and washes to give the work a luminous, transparent effect, and in other instances, using thick slabs of colour to build texture and form. The exhibition runs from October 29 to November 19.tat ■ An exhibition of historic photographs depicting the early days of Alfred Deakin at Point Lonsdale will feature at Tussock Upstairs Galleryfe' f'Sue GJaronDseDJastavmaGnivdaeoidnJtldaGJmraomralmdanmnanan ShShiriSrlTleeueTyyerSeeHHruGsueeaurrsDloeraGLlayseaLrvsoywamidswrseaJrmnnDeacanDremncvaeviadidnJJaarmJaoaJnShnonhhSnMirhTMlceierTCcrlyeeeClrueysHlmsuaTaHumpeLLruharplaeewarhwlsyeraaeryenLcneacwerLeeLneecaeenannJenoehWnWrJiMgroihghcthnCtMlu as part of the town's Deakin Foosteps celebration over the Melbourne Cup long weekend. Deakin University’s Travelling Exhibition, featuring images and text will also be on display. The event will be officially opened by Deakin's grandaughter Judith Harley at 10am on Saturday October 29. OOppeenniningg SSaatutOurrdpdaeaOynyp5in5ethgtnhiNnNSgooavvtSeuemarmdtbuaberyedrra53yt3h-5-5tNphpmomNvo ■ “Calendar Girls” is the Queenscliff Lighthouse Theatre Company's EExxhhibibititoionnDDaatetess55thEthx-h-2i2Eb77itxthtihohinbNNitoDiovavnetemeDmsbabet5ertsr2h20501-t16h267-th27Nth latest production. It tells the heart-warming story of a group of women who pose nude for a calendar to raise money for Leukaemia Research. nJohnTMecreCTsleuarmeLpsaahwaLreanwcreencLeeeanJnoehJnWJoohMhrningchMCMtlccuCCmlulumpmhpahpaha LeLLeeeaeeannannneenWWe rWrigighrihtgtht Adapted by Tim Firth from the Miramax film of the same name, it isg SaturdTaTuyus5stshsooNccokvkeUmUTpbpuesTssrttuas3aiso-ir5rscpsomkGcGUakalplUleseprtrysaytiarsiEhni2bx7ghiNtti[email protected][email protected]iocs2nttackpasoh7tNkuLtocttmuuLepckhoNpokusrosndustopnNgv5astpasva[email protected][email protected]0aue3iooPst6u1wnmuPcs-vo6(pt.sk5ooteo(pbhisuuLopncmhiposeppnkeotoncsreusmntbnnkLeotnp3iuLesanecois-pnkogidrn5rt0usgansa2s0hp4tp.isadhl40o1rcmsesdio1auo81rt.asau8r3mlc6Rse.ir3l9orcs)e.so92oma).2a4mcuR.48oda.o85maua5Pu.dao(puohiP based on an uplifting and inspiring true story. Full of laughter and tears, and with a talented local cast, “Calendar Girls” promises to be an unmissable event. It is on at the Queenscliff Uniting Church Hall from November 4th - 12th. Tickets can be purchased at: http://www.qltg.org. au/ssutsasoisrcoskcGTkUuaUspllspseostracytaikrisrUspGGsataallielresrryyGallery o8Pa9odiPnPotoinLintotLnLosodnnsadsledaalRele8oR9aPodoaindPt LoPoinonsditnaLlteoRLonoasnd,dsPadoilanetleLonsdale wwmw.t.uawsu.tsuo(socspkoeucnpkisuntpgasihrtsao.iurcsros.cm)o.mawu.wauw(o.tup(osesponeciknnugipnsghtaoihruso.rcuosrm)s.)au [email protected]@.4at8uu5ssopchkpuophnsoteanires.0co40m14.8a1u38-930294421884583952485 TThheePTToPhThieohneetPiPnLPootoioinnniLtntsotLLdLonoaonnlsnessdsddFdaaaralloleeleenFFtFFrrBororonoenntatntBcBBteheeaBaaccechhhach The Village of Point Lonsdale II Queenscli By The Sea TT ETET AAEE TAAT OOTTWWOOEEWWLL E AAL RR ATT R TT NNeewwDNDeeeswsiiggDnnesssignssHHaannddDDrarHwaHawnannnAddArDtrDwrtrwaoawrowkrnnkAArrttwwoorrkk BByy: J: JuummpBpiBnyiyng::gJJJuJauacmmkcpkpSiSinpnplgaglasJJhsaahcckkSSppllaassh CrCeraetaetdedininthCterhCeVseraeeiVsactaeietstacoidetsdrdoiieidranivie.natiAv.lhtluiAhaelslgueatVsesrgVsetiaoeeacrilfacatoisaPotslfiio.doiraPdriie.onaieaivt.nv.iALtliAllouLalunasogssgtnetdresraaodaollfalefiiaPl,aPe.o.o, iinntt LLoonnssddaallee,, TTeeaaTTeTeooaawwTTeoeollswsw&e&elAlsAsp&p&rroAoAnnppssrrAoAovnvaasiilAlaabvblaleeilaatbt::le at: TThheeTTPPhhooeeiinnPPttooLLioinonntntssLLddooaannlleessd&d&aallee && &&etetmh&mh&eeeataePtimhPilmhlopeopoaeihoainhPcincPoilteolo[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]woe00oennnm44ssnmddcaac.y.ggyccoeoenmnmccyy Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 34

arts SHELTER SHED Virtuoso QUEEN&SCLIFF muscian Matthew botheokshop Fagan will at queenscliff perform in Queenscliff on STEPHiAnvNitIEe AyoLuEXtAo NDER November 20. in conversation with PAUL BANGAY Lord of the Strings to perform Wednesday 23rd November - 12.30pm Fresh to performing his unique has toured and performed in show to multiple standing over 120 countries and alongside Enjoy a complimentary glass of Pol Roger NV, followed by a ovations at the Edinburgh Festival international celebrities Natalie delicious 2-course lunch based on recipes from Stephanie’s Fringe, internationally renowned Cole, The Original Buena Vistanew book The Cook’s Table and listen to Paul expand on the inspirations musician Matthew Fagan is this Social Club, Billy Connolly, month set to wow Queenscliff Shirley Bassey and Michael behind his new book Country Gardens audiences. Crawford. Tickets are strictly limited for this very special event From Bach to the Beatles, The tour with Billy Connolly $125 per head includes a $20 bookshop voucher Spanish Flamenco to Led Zepplin was so successful that Billy made and Shelter Shed “goody bag” and a gift of his own Banjo to Matthew as a token of his gratitude and was RSVP Friday 18th November - Phone 5258 4496 Celtic Harp Music on unique 10 quoted saying: “Matthew is the Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/235713 String guitar, Lord of the Strings best guest artist I have ever toured provides the ultimate music with.” journey packed with humour. Lord of the Strings is on at the Fagan is a gifted virtuoso Uniting Church, Queenscliff at guitarist and composer of over 30 4pm, Sunday 20th November. years of performance, composition and educational experience. He Tickets $20. Seaview Gallery SaSlatltSCCeopotennminttvbeeiteemmsr yPpopurootoogrrararamyryArAt rt queenscliff FLIGHT PATHSCOLOURS OF LAND & SEA An exhibition of new paintings & prints by Sarah Paxton & David Hobday GREG MALLYON Exhibition 29 Oct - 19 Nov Sun Sep 15, 2.30pm: Opening drinks with the artist Exhibition concludes: Oct 6 $60pp (materSiaSuElunsxndhabanioSbydoeiktOpmiiontcogn1trson5oi,benp1sege1srtnaee3mnian0tig,ai-n2l1d.c.p.0r)mi0nLpkimsmit:ed places, High T8e,a2a-4npdEmXL,iHvaeIBsJpIaTezIzcOiianNl tahDfteAeLrTnoEouSon:[email protected] Sun Sep Oct$o5b5eppr ,2b8o-okNinogvsembybSeerp1t94, 2016 Open 10.30 - 5.00 daily 0w/3Sw333wa3-w5w3l-t2.5w3./Cs5S5h.ao8saelntah3-slttales9et.rC-me8sta.8scopsreottonr.mrecstaeoe.tratrymmeu.qAeup.reattoeuqnruascreylie.fAfnrstcliff - 5258 3988 86 Hesse St Queenscli 3225 - 5258 [email protected] -email: [email protected] Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 35

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ENERGY FOR LIFESPRING IS HERE...No more excuses!Personal Trainer with close to 20 years experience One on One training • Group training Circuit Classes • Boxing Classes • Boot-camps Gym memberships availableKerry Pettigrove5258 1670 0414 581670   Byron Dreaming Beauty Natalie  Russell   Queenscliff   0427  497  310  Waxing/Tinting   Eyelash  Extensions  Facials   Eyelash  Lift  Spray  Tans   Microdermabrasion  Manicures/pedicures   Massage  SNS  Gel     Gift  Vouchers  Available  Nominations are invited for the UUnintiitnigngCChhuurcrhchEEvvenetnsts The Absolutely Fabulous OP SHOP Fashion Parade & DinnerAustralia Day Awards 2017 Book onliMneeast swywWwCTedIuhTDninucBiEetkriWnescSlgteedhsqdoas$unSyfs3eeu5Wes1i.dnnn4InasEdgSy[email protected]fremrinnaocgl7.me.K3re01trpr0iem-i0s4h25 736805 dTriecskCBesot-ismk“$eeO1ep5aarSrolythn,flooisnprtecoFoaramitbemw”suw,n[wCistyaoumsnnh[email protected]Sf.oaa6urlpemoasrl(olbanayt IdgtnhoefneosantC.ioigenhn) tr]eNominations are now open for thefollowing categories of the 2017 Australia Day Awards. SpecAtnadcuclCweaorGlrimettu1ebeeIn0CreBsia-matnLOsLrstelCEiytpamnNwEroSefuiogpMbixSnSatnrtehhAikIgcrctNcaiSeesa,bhAothrGaBltxGmioulletltD:lyfihtemonahfhzutWiMohinnaeoudJebierni:tnSfeamafeatiwi2oUubuictdtnyyan5runiiknnegnoilmsird’ssSFto2seaiodnanPetefans0anoygapSEtndad,“ghlg9tCdTNainEshWean-hOaSutpycdea2Aohutclien1nihr&dnnvo2gtcoMdooiplOh8dmpaAirbsi4lasnlcaIioeeS“anctusnptCtrotlwilewp1eoommaCn1hFpf0ne0s[email protected]iodoenmlteir,[email protected]!iroeoa(ep7dnburrnmpyysriSnsUtmSdeyufotokiy”ntlsurea”stlAieobnflyre)icPal!ayer ThTeicAkebtsso$lu2t0eCM.lyoRakmFeinmagfebuWrnusisiltheoymduFesoecirsnOuiotmnsPs-iSinnAHAcgdlOiunvadgPn:ecYFedoda.uCsrWahCrieihonPoneliacnPbensaainrrgaadvea&ilaDblienner · Citizen of the Year · Young Citizen of the Year “DauIgnchlutdeeRrse”sdoBeulriecceisosutwsWsill3hbe-ecdooaSnrvuuetarnissldf[email protected]d3Mv5a6e.npBcdemoidoaCkiAanrgerstPsleasnFs. eenstiatilval · Community Event of the Year $1F5do/B$lrl1ooTe0owhkscreosoennd-ceBl“i.nbLBwOeSyoESpoapoaIeStmNkawSSGskoeweIhhnINNnrlwoio:nG.GKreupTteFnwfQnhTOoiFSwtnriauRr&uneewnegbtoAe.Fhduqs”uUanRuldwyiNrieatv[ai2ieCnlPetWpy3ngahhEsqssOo2.acuTDhrc2klueOtSioifosterfh.Nbrnhneo&oesoCecrrorcgpaAto2lv.otirffapwrnfdr“.a1umoiYitCagpmroho-glniumro4.cSaarprdtuiluFmnnhzCiWgoiniengraotKgrthrlemiieCnttSreHgharpiinroeleKaeir/ScenfSJsetraairot”oinernKan50tihs24lhd52eJa85an.72yi38gn65h8e4t0]5 · Community Service of the Year · Community Environment Project of the Year MInocvluideeCs AalunLbLA’snSiAmmINaolTSnFSuathArnmldygaeffoynert9altehtOeusecrkertivdoisfbci!leem&[email protected] tJa2cpkmsonNomination forms and award criteria are available All animals wAeslpceocmiael !inSCvitoaamtcioenrSeatouldonthndoTgasyeiam3nw0dhtehojohOSiacnvateoicnbloretserht 1ledo0vfaeuPmdnloaonnecsetihnirsecveenrtytimspees.cial morningfrom the Council offices and can be downloaded from $15/$w10rittceSoSnnpIicmnNr.ienCGBmgooIpbNoIcCteAkPilGEcrOesno,xraNahBnnFoniSlyyfbuOiiSnznteiehatSeuRigrxoenlnfuw?hntuMUFid:ni!nwbln2UaeCduwiMi5yttNaaAiis.nSoun2uiygRenncdW3spiC2t“BEtiFOiocWnh7-tOehugcr2iaikr1qsNntOoconusdtOphoTibedoihvcaIveewcStaonMnro1sAl1pasn02Ge0nci.Lp3nSwlddaE0imatfcoafiiCmh.tttimohnahooE-ronett4g-PieSlt4o.p,reraoi.uMmnm3nnui0nziesgptpoeytlobmr”LtroatrouiernyrngnHsSeJdetyaarlneflets5b2y58 2854Council’s website www.queenscliffe.vic.gov.auNominations open Monday 3 October, 2016 and close at MakingCSAHRaatBurOrmdOaToySn1Ag0LESCeKhpirktoe’smirPblCaechre,9rP.i3osi0ntatmmLoan-ss1dpCamleoncert4pm, Wednesday 16 November, 2016. To book aKWsiritkee’s,dcPa7llcal nJcDarenW,ecS5icnna2trte56urW8lrped2yiman8&yt5e48KDr.liOeriCknycoRtn&mo9ea.Km3rd0iu,ra7kPnm.ioRt3yin-o0gt1arLppodomum,npPssdoCaFinleRotEnLEocn.eIsnrdtdaivlieduals $10The winners will be announced on Australia Day,Thursday 26 January 2017. To bRoeo-koapWesinteist,hcoanmll S5u2a5stu8icr2da8a5ly4D.3CiSroeempcmtteoumnribtyDegra,roavufitpdesrFVoRuaErnEw.EiInnltdseivrtidburealask$.1.0 50 Learmonth Street (PO Box 93) Queenscliff VIC 3225 FeaturinKg Chiorrkal’sitePmsBiLnlEaSaScrIeaNnGvgOeiFnoBftIKsaEtySgl!ees aonpd ssohlosobpy David Telephone: 03 5258 1377 | Fax: 03 5258 3315 www.queenscliffe.vic.gov.au Open Sat 9am-4pm SMTBueiicnkseks1aeyprmttC,ssh-4t$ouprr1imec5sh,FsDSuourninnngitdsunaraeeyn,rdNCboblorvyuth6ndecfshroo,fnBmorao1aot0lkiloasisg,nhRe.se.cords & Lovely Things For furthFeorUDrinrfnuoifrtpAtohinn:bUedgpryncihintfCeiofnoolherg:nbuSpCerrhahcot5tuihunn2rg,erc5dhct5ha8,n2ecyr52nM8MHr8eH2oe5n8ers4’5nsss,4siesne,eheg&me&mdMSaSasititinuloloupkduknepfneiusotisin[email protected][email protected] Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 37

sport, health & wellbeingArchitect appointed for surf club Club opens its doors for new members The Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Club to have submitted a planning application withhas moved another step closer to construction Council, so there’s a lot of movement all of a The Queenscliff Bowling, Tennis and Croquetof a new clubhouse with the appointment of a sudden,” said President Matthew Ponsford. Club (QBTC) is throwing its doors open forproject manager and architect. potential new members to try their hand at a “Funding is still dependent on state new sport this month. Melbourne-based Jackson Clements Burrows government and that won’t happen during thiswere chosen from an impressive field of 39 term of government. All funding for surf club The Sunday November 20 Open Day willarchitectural agencies. redevelopments during this term have already give participants and opportunity to try any or been allocated. We’re hoping we’ll be in the next all of the three sports. The firm has previous experience with Surf round, which starts after the election.Life Saving projects, having worked on Brighton \"All three sports had run open days in theand South Melbourne club redevelopments. “To get that money you’ve got to have what past and we thought it would be a great idea we didn’t have; planning approvals, designs, to have one day that showcased all at the same “At the moment we are finalising an updated costings and all of that sort of stuff,” he said. time, said Club president Rod Wayth.project brief and that will deliver somedrawings and by the end of this year we need “The ultimate goal is obviously to increase membership and we are seeking new membersSwims to draw bigger fields in all three sports so it makes sense to adopt this collective approach. We have had tremendous A field of more than 1500 is again expected longer swim last year but the swimmers were growth in our croquet section in recent yearsto line up for the 1.4 kilometre Rip View Swim really happy with it and it went really well. and want to maintain this and our Bowls andClassic on Monday January 2.. Tennis numbers have been in decline for some “We’re going to increase the field this time time now so we are looking to inject some fresh And a much bigger field is also anticipated around because we’re confident that we can blood into both of those sections,” he said.for the second running of the 3.8 kilometre and there is a demand for it. “event. Tennis membership at the club has reached a Developers of Point Lonsdale’s The Point critical low. The Rip recently revealed two of the “We just dipped our toe in the water with the estate have again signed on as major sponsors four existing courts could be removed for car parking unless numbers grow. “We want to showcase how valuable a membership is here, we are the cheapest around for all three sports and obviously all members have access to our great facilities as well,” Mr Wayth said. The Open Day will run from 1 until 4pm. Participants are advised to wear suitable clothing for each of the three sports.QT&BC Excellence in Health and WellbeingEExxcceelllleenn Barb Vallance OOPPEENN DDAAYY BCNRalaoaRrtRbiabroosHeBVbbhuPaCaCaHHtrllcllalbHauauahpititonVrircpcneegcahhsealPiPilonnnallnasnaspopocpnepnSSUUNNDDAQAuYYeenNNsclOOiff VVBoEwElMiMngB,BTEeEnRnRis2&20C0TrtoHhque11tppClmmub -- 44ppmm •S•SPPSHSEEppeCoCoarrdtItIsasAAcIILnLhnjejuuIIsrNrNSi•SieeTTssPPESEEEpRRCCoEErItISSsAATTILLnSSju::IINrNieTTsEERREESSTTSS:: • HNeacdka&chBeasc•k PSHapienoardtsacInhjeusries QuecennrCsKcninrlifogff KB&ionHwg ealninsdsgeH,eSTsetserneSnetrietsest,&sQQCuuereoeneqsnculsiefcftlifCf lub • NDeryckN&eeBdalicn•kg PHNaienacdka&chBeasck Pain CCOONNSSIIDDEERREEDD GGOOIINNGGGGRREEEENN?? • DRreymNeedeiadlliMn•gassNDaergycekN&eeBdalicnkg Pain BoBwolwinlgingGGrereeennssaaree ggrereene.n..... CCrorqoquueett lLaawwnnss aarreeggrereene.n...... P•••HAYRJAJoorreSttiihnmhnIrtrtOieit&t&idiccTiMMaCCHluuooMsEsnn••••ccaddRuusiitltlsARJDAiaARJiaooaorrorrnernegPttSyiSishsnmhenmYttrNtrrtrieaieat&t&eiidiidc•nnceiisMsMaaCdCClluluooiMMLnssnngcIcaaddNuussiitltlsCsICiaiaooCaarrllnngigiASSnsnseettiLirrccaaaPaiinnllIssLPPAiillaTattEeeSssCCSS•llittinunuFdidIiccTiiooaNalNlNEPPOOSiiSWWllaaCttOOeeLPPssAEESSSNNStt!!uuEddSiioo N EvEevnenoouurrTTeennnnisisCCoouurrttss aarreeggrereene!n!!!!!! N Have yHoAuVeGEveYErTOtThIUNouGEgVhOEtRNabTToHHuOtEUgGeGtRtHiEnTEgNAo?BnOthUeTgreen? lPPPOOHDDYIISAATTI•ORRFYCYT•IH••LTPPPPPPIENHNOSSHHREYYYIDYCYACCSSISHSHAPSIO0OTOIYICOORTLLOLO•HYTTAGG1CHEH•0SYYPRLE1ES••SIABRNRHHEYePAAIASAClClYNNaHPPArDD•i•OnYYLTTReLCHHPEO•H•LEEIwMLGRIRCCNyAEAAY,LLTIPDPPC•IIEYoYNINHAASi••nAIILDLDtCC•NLIIPEMoEAADFITnTLALILsIITTTTAdSIHPNIPaTAASlEIEEINeNALLRSSV•G•AAASBiBcTETPOOC3EEYWW2LSS2•EEA5DNNS••I••SEFFFFETUUIIISwTTNTNwNwE. S Go green with us at our FREE open day - you can have fun trying any of our three l• DRYCLNPIENOEIDCDIAL0TINRGY1•0•P1SPBYeOCllDaHrIiAOneTLROHwYGy•Y, PB•oHOinAWt NLoEDnNsTdTHaHlEeERVRAicAP3PY2Y2•5DIETIwTww Go green with ourspFoRrtEs oErOtryptehnemDaalyl if- yYoouulikcea!n have fun trying CLINIC 0 101 Bellarine Hwy, Point LonsdaJust come along,awneyarolnooesoe ffitotiunrg tchlorteheess, panodrtfslat- soorletdryshtohesemforaBlolw! ls and Croquet. 5258 4633CLINIC 0 101 Bellarine Hwy, Point Lonsd SnaCckosmwiell ableosnergv,ewd ienaorulromoseme bfietrtsinlogunclgoetahte4spmanwdithfladtrisnoklseadt csluhbopersices, for Bowls & Croqwueewt.oSunldalcokvse two ihlalvbeeyosueravseodurignuoesut.r Club Members 101 Bellarine Hwy, Point Lonsdale Vic 3225 Liunge at 4pm with drinks at club prices www.ptlonsdalephysio.com.au We would love to have you as our guests! Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 38

sport, health & wellbeing The master PLTC President Ian Britton, Tennis Victoria's Anne Baldwin, Denis Day, and the Tennis Victoria vice president Maria Keys and Ballarat LawnTennis Club apprentice - president Ian Davis Billy Clifton with Lochie Decades of service recognised Philp TENNIS – Point Lonsdale tennis coach Denis Day has coaching his own daughter to stateBilly reaches 500 milestone been recognised for years of level ranks. CRICKET - Evergeen Queenscliff cricketer Billy Clifton has a 13 year participation at all levels of theold up and comer to thank for helping him secure his 500th wicket. sport. “He has now become an integral member of the Point Lochie Philp, the youngest player on the field, took the catch at point Tennis Victoria presented him Lonsdale Tennis Club (PLTC)late in the Coutas' D-Grade clash with St Leonards last month to notch up with the Highly Commended as a committeeman, but morethe milestone. Service Award. importantly, the knowledge and experience in his capacity s club \"It's kind of what our club is about at the moment, junior development, He started playing the sport as a coach and mentor is outstanding,and for Lochie to be involved, I couldn't have scripted it any better,\" the 14 year old in Swan Hill and went and his involvement with juniors52 year old said. on to achieve success as an A-grade will ensure the progression and player in Bendigo, Ballarat and in vitality of this great club as it \"The milestone was brought to my attention at the end of last season tournaments elsewhere. continues to grow and prosper,”but it hadn't really crossed my mind. Usually prior to Saturday's my said PLTC Ian Britton.mind is occupied with player selection and having a fun time playing The former teacher has beenwith a bunch of great blokes.\" a coach for the past 20 years, Clifton, who spent much of his career as an A-grade bowler, finishedthe tied match with an impressive 3 -7 from eight overs. \"Six hundred wickets may not be out of the question, if I find sometrigger finger umpires to help me out,\" he joked. : LOCAL BIG4 Beacon Resort’s longnnccee iinn HHeeaalltthh aanndd WWeellllbbeeMiinnEggMAVBAERILSAHBIPLES awaited Fitness Studio is NOW OPEN for your fitness NOW! and gymnasium pursuits. $19.95ONLY Designed in consultation with Fitness PIncelruadnWdesyepoeiglakat!es Industry experts, the Studio aims to deliver the ultimate in resistance training and passive exercise technology. Memberships are now available and include our weekly Pilates and Yoga classes. Secure access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.SS 78 Bellarine Highway, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225 For more information please contact: P 5258 1133 E [email protected] www.beaconresort.com.au Rip Rumour, November 2016 Page 39

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