Whole new look for Marvel

Out of body experience: Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One gives Benedict Cumberbatch’s Dr Steven Strange a push in Doctor Strange, rated M and in Hoyts cinemas now.Marvel Studios promised a whole new style for its latest offering and it sure delivered.
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Doctor Strange feels quite unlike anything the studio has created before.

It’s a tighter origin story than Captain American, Thor or even Iron Man.

Itsclosest comparison visually is Guardians of the Galaxy, but even that’s a stretch.

Dr Steven Strange (Oscar-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch, inevitably finding himself in a superhero movie) himself has all the arrogance of Tony Stark without the one-liners to redeem himself.

The film introduces Strange, an exceptionally talented and intelligent surgeon, working at a hospital in New York.

He is condescending to those below him, flirts with his ex-girlfriend Christine (the incomparable Rachel McAdams) and thinks more highly of himself than he has a right to. But the good times can’t last, of course, and a devastating car crash (the likes of which Along Came a Spider could only dream of) leaves Strange horribly injured and unable to continue surgical work.

This is where the origin story really kicks in, with Strange travelling to Kathmandu, Nepal to seek a treatment which helped a former paraplegic get back on his feet, literally.

He meets the mysteriously named sorcerer The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton, causing controversy as a white woman playing a character portrayed in the comics as an Asian man), allies in Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor, always brilliant) and Wong (Benedict Wong, Ejiofor’s The Martian co-star) and learns some mysteries of the universe he never knew existed.

In Nepal the film takes a turn for the psychedelic, bringing the 1960s influences of the comics to the screen.

The visual effects are quite unlike anything we’ve seen in a superhero movie before –this feels rather more like a sci-fi adventure (think Jumper, Chronicle, Inception).

The consistently creepy Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale) has a gleeful time as primary villainKaecilius and rocks the coolest make-up in the film.

Marvel has definitely stepped up its game with Doctor Strange and opened up the cinematic universe to uncharted territories.

Be sure to stick around for the post-credit scene to see a very familiar face.

This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

Whole new look for Marvel

Out of body experience: Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One gives Benedict Cumberbatch’s Dr Steven Strange a push in Doctor Strange, rated M and in cinemas now.Marvel Studios promised a whole new style for its latest offering and it sure delivered.
Nanjing Night Net

Doctor Strange feels quite unlike anything the studio has created before.

It’s a tighter origin story than Captain American, Thor or even Iron Man.

Itsclosest comparison visually is Guardians of the Galaxy, but even that’s a stretch.

Dr Steven Strange (Oscar-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch, inevitably finding himself in a superhero movie) himself has all the arrogance of Tony Stark without the one-liners to redeem himself.

The film introduces Strange, an exceptionally talented and intelligent surgeon, working at a hospital in New York.

He is condescending to those below him, flirts with his ex-girlfriend Christine (the incomparable Rachel McAdams) and thinks more highly of himself than he has a right to. But the good times can’t last, of course, and a devastating car crash (the likes of which Along Came a Spider could only dream of) leaves Strange horribly injured and unable to continue surgical work.

This is where the origin story really kicks in, with Strange travelling to Kathmandu, Nepal to seek a treatment which helped a former paraplegic get back on his feet, literally.

He meets the mysteriously named sorcerer The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton, causing controversy as a white woman playing a character portrayed in the comics as an Asian man), allies in Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor, always brilliant) and Wong (Benedict Wong, Ejiofor’s The Martian co-star) and learns some mysteries of the universe he never knew existed.

In Nepal the film takes a turn for the psychedelic, bringing the 1960s influences of the comics to the screen.

The visual effects are quite unlike anything we’ve seen in a superhero movie before –this feels rather more like a sci-fi adventure (think Jumper, Chronicle, Inception).

The consistently creepy Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale) has a gleeful time as primary villainKaecilius and rocks the coolest make-up in the film.

Marvel has definitely stepped up its game with Doctor Strange and opened up the cinematic universe to uncharted territories.

Be sure to stick around for the post-credit scene to see a very familiar face.

This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.

Whole new look for Marvel

Out of body experience: Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One gives Benedict Cumberbatch’s Dr Steven Strange a push in Doctor Strange, rated M and in cinemas now.Marvel Studios promised a whole new style for its latest offering and it sure delivered.
Nanjing Night Net

Doctor Strange feels quite unlike anything the studio has created before.

It’s a tighter origin story than Captain American, Thor or even Iron Man.

Itsclosest comparison visually is Guardians of the Galaxy, but even that’s a stretch.

Dr Steven Strange (Oscar-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch, inevitably finding himself in a superhero movie) himself has all the arrogance of Tony Stark without the one-liners to redeem himself.

The film introduces Strange, an exceptionally talented and intelligent surgeon, working at a hospital in New York.

He is condescending to those below him, flirts with his ex-girlfriend Christine (the incomparable Rachel McAdams) and thinks more highly of himself than he has a right to. But the good times can’t last, of course, and a devastating car crash (the likes of which Along Came a Spider could only dream of) leaves Strange horribly injured and unable to continue surgical work.

This is where the origin story really kicks in, with Strange travelling to Kathmandu, Nepal to seek a treatment which helped a former paraplegic get back on his feet, literally.

He meets the mysteriously named sorcerer The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton, causing controversy as a white woman playing a character portrayed in the comics as an Asian man), allies in Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor, always brilliant) and Wong (Benedict Wong, Ejiofor’s The Martian co-star) and learns some mysteries of the universe he never knew existed.

In Nepal the film takes a turn for the psychedelic, bringing the 1960s influences of the comics to the screen.

The visual effects are quite unlike anything we’ve seen in a superhero movie before –this feels rather more like a sci-fi adventure (think Jumper, Chronicle, Inception).

The consistently creepy Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale) has a gleeful time as primary villainKaecilius and rocks the coolest make-up in the film.

Marvel has definitely stepped up its game with Doctor Strange and opened up the cinematic universe to uncharted territories.

Be sure to stick around for the post-credit scene to see a very familiar face.

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Bowls news

Nowra Men’s Bowls
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Club Challenge Nowra played Ex-servicemens away and had a 4pts to 2pts win.Game results in the Singles J Pearman lost 25/23. The pairs won by P Hewat-D Draper 20/13 and the Triples won by M Legge-B Hollands-B Brown

Wednesday drawn jackpot triples 26thOctober.Vouchers to lowest margins.Winners with plus four Frank Larter-Sigi Ferchow and Michael Campbell. Runners up with plus eight Bruce McMahon-Terry Edwards and DonGoodsell.Jackpot $1380 Not won by Tom Houldsworth, Bill Eales and Ian Biggs.

Friday nominated jackpot pairs 28th October.Vouchers drawn out ofhat.Winning vouchers Chris Browne, Stuart Christison with the runner up vouchers to Cliff Edwards and WilliamHuntriss. Jackpot $1200 Not won by Cliff Edwards and William Huntriss.

Club Major/Minor 29thOctober.Jacob Pearman, Brian Warden defeated Richard Fraser, George Clarke in a close game17/16.In the other game Darren Draper, Pat Duke defeated Sigi Ferchow, Ron Pearman 24/21.Next round will be held on Saturday 5th November

Club Challenge played Sunday 30th October.Nowra played Gerringong at home. Game results,Singles won by Nowra 25/14, the pairs won by Gerringong 17/14 with the Triples to Nowra 17/14. Overall result 4pts to 2pts 56/45 shots win to Nowra. Next game will be against Bomaderry away 6th November.

Culburra Beach Men’s Bowls

Social bowls results Friday 28th October 2016 Richard Grayson & Geoff Blackshaw def Len Thomas & Roy Cartledge 29 – 13 (1st place of the rink draw). Alan Liebert & Peter Child def Roy Burke & Laurie Turner 19 – 15 (2nd place of the rink draw). Brett Gilligan & G. McRaye (Qld visitor) def Danny Nash & Ken O’Day 13 – 12 (3rd place of the rink draw & Jackpot chance) . The Jackpot wasn’t won. Max Ford, Rick Neilsen & Niel Watson def Roy Bright, Frank Weiss & John Castellan 32 – 7. Barry & Sandra Burgess def Kevin Ryan & Brian Rosen 22 – 20. Max Tout & Trevor McGuire def Steve Sankey & Rick Turton 19 – 17. Brendon Hughes & Gary Melleuish def John Slingsby & David Gale 20 – 19. Meat tray raffle winners: Col Wilson, Geoff Brownjohn & Laurie Nash.

Culburra Ladies Bowls

Our ladies returned home from the State Carnival in Tuncurry. Kristi Buckley did us proud in the Mixed Pairs with one win and 2 tie break games.Our Senior 4’s team of Carol Blackshaw, Eileen Hunter, Lorraine Foster and Jenny Castellan were defeated in the first round, but by all accounts enjoyed the experience and competition – congratulations on representing Culburra at State level.

The first round of the Major Minor Triples was played, with Narelle Wetstyn, Helen Neilsen and Trish Bailey defeating Carol Blackshaw, Lorraine Foster (sub) and Jean Eagleton – good luck to all in round 2.

Three games of triples and one of pairs was played on Tuesday by our Social ladies. Lynne McKee and Sandra Annetts defeated Marea Challender and June Jones, Maree Guilfoyle, Carol Turton and Elaine Parkinson defeated Margaret Gilchrist, Joy Hanneman and Jean Eagleton, Ruth Tinsley (swinger), Anne Dwyer and Lyn Hulbert defeated Ruth Tinsley, Narelle Wetstyn and Helen Neilsen, while Ruby Salmon, Robyn Herbert and Anne McCauley had a draw with Dawn Neville, Trish Bailey and Nancye Carre.

The Thursday social winners were Ruby Salmon, Jan Palmer and Lyn Hulbert over Anne Dwyer, Lynne McKee and Jenny Castellan, Carol Turton, Ruth Tinsley and Kim Rudd over Annette Barry, Joy Hanneman and Nancye Carre, Eileen Hunter, Robin Bryan, Marea Challender and Anne McCauley over Chris Fletcher, Ruth Joannou, Robyn Herbert and Sandra Annetts.

Berry Men’sBowlingClub

The next evening of Twilightbowlswill be on Thursday 3rd November. Bookings for this mixed mufti evening must be made by 4.00 pm and play will commence at 5.00 pm. Visitors are most welcome and can make booking on 0488 729 229. This number can also be used to book for Wednesday and Thursday social play with bookings required by 12 noon.

Recent social Wednesday and Saturday play has resulted in some very competitive matches. A pairs match that was tied at end 16 saw the match tied again at end 21 but victory on a count back went to Harry Harrop and David Lambert over Mick Vassallo and Rob Folkard. In another pairs match Bob Holdaway and Ken Crocker made a vain attempt to take the lead over the final five ends but failed by a few shots at overtaking BrianPovey and Lindsay McNamara.

Col Good has had two matches of triples and reached the winners circle in both. On Wednesday 26th he skipped Peter Haddon and Ken Stephens to victory over Arch Mackinnon, Tom Froggatt and Peter Webb and then on Saturday 20th skipped Deb Folkard and Tom Froggatt to a five shot win against the competitive trio of Peter Webb, David Lambert and Rob Folkard. The members were pleased to welcome three visiting bowlers from North Sydney last Saturday.

Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemen Men’s Bowling Club Report

Warilla win: Singles players in the Bowls NSW Club Challenge Warilla vs Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemen’s, Josh Balmer (left) and Eddy Lee.

Wednesday saw a semi-final match of the Club Minor Pairs Championship as well as some Social Bowls. On Saturday, the two teams of the Bowls NSW Club Challenge completed matches against Warilla at Ex-Servo’s and Bomaderry at Bomaderry. A Social Bowls game of pairs was played at Ex-Servo’s as well.

Wednesday 26th October was a cool, cloudy day with a slight NE breeze. The greens were running at a medium pace.Rink 1 held the first match of the semi-finals of the Club Minor Pairs championship. Greg Morphett and David Solomon played well to be 14 all at the 10th end. The experience and expertise of Ian Abberley and Steve Hollington shone through as they wrestled the match away Greg and David to run out deserved winners by 37 to 17 shots.

Rink 2 resulted in the match of the week. Paul Takac and Graham Mills got away to a great start with a 1 shot lead after the first end followed by a superb 3 shot win on the 3rd end. Not to be outdone, Michael Hill and Mick Edwards replied with a steadying 1 on the next end , followed by a fantastic 3 on the 5th end to take the lead. An outstanding 5 by Michael and Mick on the 11th end saw them take control of the game and extend their lead by 20 to 14 shots on the 18th end. The grit and determination of Paul and Graham burst into the game and they stopped the rot by winning the next end by 2 shots and the penultimate end by 1 shot to enter the last end only 3 shots behind. Could they pull out the big one and win the game with a 4 shot end? No, they however managed a fabulous 3 shot win to tie the game. Wow, who won? Michael Hill and Mick Edwards won the count-back by 11 ends to 10. What an exciting end to a marvellous game.

Rink 3 witnessed another close game with Garry Way and Joe Mejlak playing superbly to win by 20 to 14 shots.Rink 4 John O’Dell and Steve Holden played fantastic bowls to trounce their opposition by 28 shots to 11.Rink 5 saw Garry Thurston and Harry Pierce play with great concentration to crush their opponents by 29 to 14 shots.Rink 6 resulted in a close game when Tommy Smith and Ken Taket just outlasted their opposition to bring home the bacon by 26 shots to 21.

Draw Results:1st Prize Rink 2 Michael Hill and MickEdwards, 2nd Prize Rink 1 Ian Abberley and Steve Hollington, 3rd Prize Rink 3Garry Way and Joe Mejlak.1st Spin Rink 2 Michael Hill and Mick Edwards. Not Won!

On Saturday 29th the rain held off long enough for our two Club Challenge teams to get a result.Results of our Blue Teams against Bomaderry in the Bowls NSW Club Challenge 2016: Singles won by Bomaderry 25 to 14shots,Pairs won by Ex-Servo’s 24 shots to 15, Triples won by Ex-Servo’s 23 to 10 shots.Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemen’s Bowling Club won the day by 4 points to 2.

Results of our Silver Teams against Warilla in the Bowls NSW Club Challenge 2016. Singles won by Warilla 25 shots to 19. Pairs won by Ex-Servo’s 31 to 16 shots,Triples won by Warilla 21 shots to 14.Warilla Bowling Club won the day by 4 points to 2.

What’s On:Wednesday 2nd November The Club Minor Pairs Championship matches. Social Bowls with registrations by 12.30 pm; Saturday 5th November Social Bowls with registrations by 12.30 pm.Next Round Bowls NSW Club Challenge The weekend 5th /6th November 2016Silver Division: Away to Kiama at Kiama; Blue Division: Away to Gerringong at Gerringong Bowls Club ;Monday 28th Nov. Worrigee Wattles Charity Day for Beyond Blue. Mixed Triples.

Huskisson Women

Huskisson Women’s minor singles winner Lynne Noon and runner-up Renee Lanzini.

The final of the Minor Singles was played on Tuesday 25th October between Lynne Noon and Renee Lanzini. The game was played in fine weather and there were many excellent bowls delivered by both women. The game was enjoyed by a large number of spectators.

Lynneplayed consistently good bowling during the heats and semi-finals andmaintained her good form leading throughout the finals match. Renee has also been playing very well and by the 20th-end the score was19-14. From there, Lynnewent on to consolidate her strong position and take out the title 25-15.

Congratulations to Lynne Noon on being the Huskisson Minor Singles Champion for 2016 and also to Renee Lanzini on being the runner-up.

Callala Men’s Bowls news

Howard Duncan and Kaitlin Shaw with Anthony Fisher and Joanne Shaw.

The second semi-final of the Mixed Pairs was played in sunny conditions on Saturday, October 29. This was a very close game with the final result played out on an extra end. Kaitlin Shaw and Howard Duncan opened the scoring with a quick comeback from Joanne Shaw and Anthony Fisher tying the score on the 3rd end. Jo and Anthony continued to lead until the 18th end when Kaitlin and Howard came from behind to equal the score on the 21st end, 14 all. Anthony sealed the win with his lastbowl. Congratulations go to Joanne and Anthony on their win and also to Kaitlin and Howard for their outstandingbowls. The final should be a fantastic game to watch.

Callala Women’s Bowls

Terry Castle, Terry McMillan and Chris Harbrow winners of the 2016 Ladies Toohey’s Triples tournament

Very windy conditions and a fast green were the order of the day on Sunday, October 30, for the 2016 Ladies Toohey’s Triples tournament. The winners for this year were Terry McMillan, Terry Castle and Chris Harbrow.Runners up were Stephen Bowerman, Lesley Harbrow and Dennis Beazley. Jane Davis, Marty Gehrke and Garry Manning came in third. The AM prize was won by Sam Bowerman, Duncan Howard and Bob Fowler with the PM prize going to Dianne Dawes, Pauli Kennedy and Phill Bowerman.

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A great doctor remembered with affection

CONTINUING the Dr John McKee story as part of a series on doctors and nurses who worked at the Old Bega Hospital. Last week the doctor had come to Bega to take up a partnership withDr O’Reilly.
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‘A great old doctor’: Dr John McKee was a humble, deep-thinking doctor, who was dedicated to his patients, often to the exclusion of his own welfare.

IN 1822 Dr John joined Drs O’Reilly, Marchall, Lister, Evershed and White as medical practioners at the Bega Hospital, when Matron McKidd was in charge.

When Dr O’Reilly retired from Bega, Dr John took over the practice on his own.

From 1925 to 1928 Dr John served on the Bega Municipal Council, but work always took precedence. One year during March he had only two full nights’ sleep.

Dr John did his own X-rays, including barium meals and enemas. He also did his own blood transfusions, including cross matching and collecting the blood from the donor.

Bega’s other medical man, Dr Marshman, joined the services in World War IIleaving Dr John to face the immense task of caring for the medical health of the community alone.

For well over a year the health of Bega depended on the skill, dedication and fortitude of its lone doctor.He was regarded as a first class family doctor, an excellent surgeon and a skilled obstetrician.

The major part of his work at the hospital was in an honorary capacity. Besides caring for patientshe spent many hours teaching and lecturing to nursing staff and the ancillary staff.

Dr John was a very humble, deep-thinking doctor, who was dedicated to the practice of medicine and to his patients, often to the exclusion of his own welfare.

Many contributors to “Capturing the Memories” remember Dr John with affection as the man who took out their tonsils, adenoids, appendix and other operations.

“He was a great old doctor”, so many said.He delivered in the vicinity of 6000 babies while in Bega and had the distinction of delivering several grandchildren of the babies that he brought into the world.

He accomplished an enormous amount of work in his lifetime but was never too busy to listen to the troubles of his patients, the nursing staff and his colleagues.

In 1965 the Council of the Municipality of Bega extended to Dr McKee The Freedom of the Municipality from a period dating from October 23 to October 30, with the right of entry and use of all services of the Municipality.

Mayor D B Goldberg said: “When the suggestion was made to the Festival Committee that the proceeds this year might be applied towards some sort of recognition of the services of Dr John McKee to the town and district over 43 years, such proposal was enthusiastically adopted; and, I am sure, has met the full appropriation of the people”.

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Golf notes

Callala RSL Country Club Veterans
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Harry Dowling had a great Game at Callala on Tuesday to easily win the Single Stableford Event with a Score of 41 Points. His nearest rivals were ,in order of merit, Bill Snelgrove,Robert Ash & Perry Cousins, all submitting Scores of 37 Points.Nearest The Pins: Hole 3- J.Reardon, Hole 10- B.George, Hole 11- G.Lewington.Hole 14- C/Chessell, Hole 16- M.Inness.Ball Rundown: G.Mitchell, T.London, A.Mearns, G/Blackshaw, B.Jarman, K.Higgs,G.Hargrave, R.Nichols, J.Reardon. B.George, N.Sparks, A.Purchase.

WWPSWC

We had rollup of 10of our members, at the Vincentia Course On the Hill, to play in a Stableford round ofgolf.The Boy Wonder came home the winner with 17 points.Next was Skeeter the club hoop getting all excited about the Melbourne Cup, coming in with 16 points. Ned was next with 14 points.No nearest the pins were recorded. Members please put in your diary, or on your calendar, that our Xmas presentation function will be held at the Country Club, at 12 noon Saturday the 10-12-16.Next week’s game is at Sussex Inlet hit off at 8am sharp.

Nowra Men’s Golf

Club champ: 2016 Nowra Club Champion Mark Panopoulos (right) with Club Captain, Col. Lott. Col had a win himself in ‘B’ grade nett.

On Sunday, the Nowra Golf Club played its last Championship round for this year. It was safe to say that there were a few members out there with some last round jitters. Those who used yesterday’s, what’s called the ‘moving round’ managed to make the final eight for Sunday’s graded final.

The successful players on Saturday who have done well from the start featured well in the third round. The Captain, Col Lott made mention of the excellent work done by the green-staff at the Saturday Presentations. A big thankyou to Greg and Marg Jennings for sponsoring Saturday’s event.

The winners in ‘A’ grade with some consistent play were Col Stubbs and Tony Hosler who shared first and second after c/b with 76/63 for Col and 73/63 for Tony. Andrew Bradley held onto third with a solid 71/64. Long drive went to Mark Panopoulos and Andrew Bradley was good for the drive/pitch 3rd hole.

Neil Dinnie has pulled out all stops to ensure a win in ‘B’ grade with another remarkable result which is worthy of a true ‘A’ grader. His 76/62 made the win easy with a three shot buffer to second. Bill Carey impressed with an 84/65 for second and Col Reeve was good for third with his 84/66. The long drive to Jason Jay. Graeme Wearne was good for the drive/pitch at the 11th.

Frank Charles held on from a morning round to make first with his 97/66. John Atkinson was good for second with an 84/65 to take second and David Smith held onto third with an 89/67 and also got the drive/pitch at the 13th. Ron McGuire was good for the long drive. Sue Beazley was the best for the girls. Balls ran out at 68 on c/b.

The NTP’s at the 4th went to Tony Hosler, the 8th to David Smith, Rob Vanzino was good for the 12th and Ernie Royston was closest at the 16th.

Tuesday’s Vets played their last round of their Championships for the blokes while the visitors where catered for with their own competition and the best for them was Darryl Campbell with a 64 nett on c/b. The results for the Championships are held in secret until the Presentation Luncheon.

The NTP’s at the 4th went to Ted Wright, the 8th and ‘jackpot’ to David Smith who also jagged the 16th. Peter Done was good for the 12th. Balls ran out at 71 nett on c/b.Lyn Hatchman had the best score for the girls with 37 pts. And balls went to 34 pts on c/b. The NTP’s for the girls at the 4th went to Nan Massingham, the 8th to Joyce Wallace, Lyn Hatchman was good for the 12th and Ange Boadle was closest to the 16th.

The mid-week Stableford, being end of month had a 2BBB in conjunction and as is usually the way those who feature in the grade win will always get up in the 2BBB. The winners of the 2BBB were Peter Marynowsky and Graeme Wrightson with 50 pts. Runners-up with 48 pts were Peter Brown and Maurie Bruce.

The winner of ‘A’ grade with a par round was Graeme Wrightson with an amazing 46 pts. Martin Daly picked the wrong day to bring in a solid 42 pts, and then have to take second place. Third went to Maurie Bruce with 40 pts.

Trevor Kanaar avoided the c/b to take first in ‘B’ grade with his 39 pts. The minor places were decided on c/b with Ron Rice tossing Col reeve. Both players scoring 38 pts. Balls ran out at 36 pts on c/b.The NTP’s at the 4th went to Pete Dalmazzo, the 8th to Martin Daly and Col Lott was good for the 12th. The drive/pitch 13th went to Pete Dalmazzo.

Sunday, and it’s all over for another year winners are grinners and those that didn’t make it, well there is always next year. The Club Champion for this year is Mark Panopoulos for the first time after several attempts. Congratulations Mark! The ‘B’ grade winner was Neil Dinnie and the ‘C’ grade winner was Cameron Stubbs.

All results should be available for those interested at the club. If I attempt to include here, then they would not make the paper due to shortage of space. Take care JH

PS. Don’t forget the Par three event coming up. It will be HUGE.

St Georges Basin Country Club Cup

Trophy win: Winner of the St Georges Basin Country Club Cup was June Moran from Mollymook.

Friday 28th OctoberPresident Dell was delighted to welcome visitors from Bermagui, Narooma, Moruya and Mollymook aswell as our fellow Illawarra club members.A field of 96 women took to the well prepared course to play 18 holes stableford for the 2016 Country Club Cup. Conditions were ideal and this reflected in the scores.June Moran from Mollymook was the winner on a c’b from Myra Kara, with 42 points.Junewas very excited and says she’ll be back.

Division 1 winners were, Denise Campbell 39 pts. Kirsten Burke 37 on c,b from Julie Atlee and fourth was Debra weeks with 35. Deb also won the overallgross with 29 points.Division 2 went to Myra Kara with 42, Kerry Coulter 41, Judi Nethery 39 and then Glenda Leedham with 38 points.Ellen Granville had 39 points to take division 3, r/u was Catherine Hayward on a c.b from Lynda Roberts, 38 points, then Mollymookvisitor, Robyn Treweek with 36.

Long drives were won by JennyElliott, Kerry Coulter and PatMaidment.N.TPwere won by AngieMcMillan from Narooma, Gloria Ardouin and Catherine Hayward.The drive and pitch went to Wendy McKay, Sussex inlet, Lynn Dunn and Eunice King from Mollymook.Congratulations to all those skilful winners.

Friday was also our charity day, when funds raised go to Shoalhaven hospital renal unit.Thank you to all the generous donors who contributed so much to the day. The monster raffle was a great drawcard.Veronica represented JervisBay Hearing, our main sponsor, and presented the Country Club Cup to June,as well as their hamper to winner, Judi Nethery. Some of our members appear to have better cooking skills thangolfingones…. must be the years of practice friends. Morning and afternoon teas were delicious.President Dell expressed her thanks and appreciation to all our members for their support and hard work.

Callala Saturday Men’s Golf

Callala Single Stableford winner Glenn Hughes with Graham Lewington & Ilija Sesum.

Callala golf course was feeling very charitable today toward the competitors after experiencing a great growth spurt on her fairways and greens.The scores in the Single Stableford event reflected this with the highest being a massive 47 and the lowest only being 30.

After the game, there was a lot of talk amongst players on how great the course is at the moment and how well it is playing.Again, as with the Open credit must go to Doug Ingle and the management committee along with our hard-working greens staff, Craig, Nick and Matt. Well done guys everyone is appreciating how great the course is at the moment.

Today glory belonged to a man who spends his working day keeping levels, today converting those skills into straight accurate golf shots which resulted in a great score of 47 Stableford points and a spot as number one on the podium.Congratulations to Glenn Hughes on a return to form and keeping a very level head for his win.Runner up today goes to Captain Ilija Sesum who also put in a very positive and consistent game to come in just one point behind the level-headed man.

Callala was blessed with six lovely ladies coming along to show the boys a bit of finesse with the art of golf.Thanks to Dawn Darley with a very impressive 41 points, Helen Clarke with a big smile and a P.B of 39, Ellen Glanville, Michelle Dunn, Monica Chester and Sandra England.

Congratulations also to all today’s players with at least 50 percent coming in at the end of the game having played to their handicap or better. Reflective of the skill on display today was 11 birdies.Also, thank you to our visitors who travelled long distances to enjoy their day with us!

Raffle winners: – Jamie Reardon, Bill Snelgrove and Ilija Sesum,Nearest the Pins:- 3rd and 16th holes Wayne Minns and 14th hole Sandra England.Ball Rundown:- D. Darley, J. Reardon, W. Minns, T. London, P. Cousins, H. Clarke, J. Latta,G. Weston, P. Dunn, E. Glanville, B. Jarman, T. Pitt-Lancaster, J. Love and R. Elletson.

Callala Ladies Golf

WC shield challenge match.With a beautiful sunny day, 21 ladies took to the course for the eagerly awaited return match, with Worrigee leading after the first match.

The Callala girls were not to be outdone with Robyn Johnson the hot player, leading the way.Callala were the victors for another year.Winner division one: Penny Conlon (W) 39 points, runner-up was Barbara Higgs (C) on 30 points.Winner division two was Robyn Johson (C) on 41 points, with Jeanette Bright (C) in second on 35.

Nearest to the pin on the sixth was Margaret Mills (C), drive and pitch 0-30 third hole was Cath Panil (W) and drive and pitcj 31-45 14thwas Cheryl Bargwanna (W).Ball rundown to 30 points: M. Mills (C) 34 points, C Canning (C) 33, M. Barnes (C) 32, Audrey Mansfield (C) 30, V. Lewis (C) 30 and P. McAndrew (C) 30.

The club also held their AGM on October 19. The following are the newly elected committee: Margaret Mills (president), Sandra Walter (vice-president), Aoauli Carrett (captain), Myrna Barnes (vice-captain), Mhairi Routron (handicapper), Carmel Downton (secretary), Joy Dunne (treasurer), Audrey Mansfield (committee), Sue Hamilton (vets delegate).

More recently, 15 ladies teed off a relaxing Stableford, with the following results: M. Mills (42 points) winner, R, Johnson (40) runner-up, Myrna Barnes (nearest to the pint sixth) and Carmel Downton (drive and pitch 14th).Ball run down to 33 points: C. Downton, M. Barnes, A. Carrett and H. Sturgess.

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The votes are in for Latrobe, Wellington and Baw Baw

Latrobe City Council election results 2016Central Ward (2 vacancies)
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Successful: Graeme Middlemiss (1st successful)

Successful: Alan McFarlane (2nd successful)

Count summary

Enrolment: 12462

Formal Votes: 8600

Informal Votes: 303(3.40% of the total votes)

Votes Counted: 8903(71.44% of the total enrolment)

Quota: 2867

First preference votes and percentage

McFARLANE, Alan 1929

22.43%

BOOTHMAN, Carolyne 1500

17.44%

SINDT, Christine 977

11.36%

MIDDLEMISS, Graeme 2421

28.15%

LUND, Tracie 1341

15.59%

GEDDES, Merv 432

5.02%

East Ward (4 vacancies)

Successful: Darren Howe (1st successful)

Successful: Kellie O’Callaghan (2nd successful)

Successful: Dale Harriman(3rd successful)

Successful: Dan Clancey(4th successful)

Count summary

Enrolment: 24439

Formal Votes: 18052

Informal Votes: 932(4.91% of the total votes)

Votes Counted: 18984(77.68% of the total enrolment)

Quota: 3611

Distribution Report (Excel, 32kB)

First preference votes and percentage

O’DONNELL, Nathan 1833

10.15%

GREEN, Randell 567

3.14%

O’CALLAGHAN, Kellie 2477

13.72%

CAMPBELL, Joanne 1076

5.96%

KAM, Sandy 1693

9.38%

HARRIMAN, Dale 2180

12.08%

ROSSITER, Michael 865

4.79%

CLANCEY, Dan 2345

12.99%

CAFFREY, Dan 824

4.56%

TAM, Brendan 1211

6.71%

SYKES, Johanna F. H. 532

2.95%

HOWE, Darren 2449

13.57%

South Ward (1 vacancy)

The following candidate has attained more than 50% of the total first preference votes (absolute majority) and is successful.

Successful: Darrell White

Count summary

Enrolment: 6634

Formal Votes: 4734

Informal Votes: 278(5.55% of the total votes)

Votes Counted: 5012(75.55% of the total enrolment)

First preference votes and percentage

REID, Linda 2140

45.20%

WHITE, Darrell 2594

54.80%

West Ward (2 vacancies)

Successful: Bradley Law (1st successful)

Successful: Sharon Gibson (2nd successful)

Count summary

Enrolment: 13091

Formal Votes: 9490

Informal Votes: 197(2.03% of the total votes)

Votes Counted: 9687(74.00% of the total enrolment)

First preference votes and percentage

LAMBDEN, Guss 887

9.35%

GIBSON, Sharon 2665

28.08%

KENNEDY, Tamara 1197

12.61%

LAW, Bradley 4741

49.96%

Wellington Shire Council election results 2016

Central Ward (3 vacancies)

Successful: McCUBBIN, Darren(1st successful)

Successful: ROSSETTI, Scott Andrew(2nd successful)

Successful: BYE, Ian(3rd successful)

Count summary

Enrolment: 13436

Formal Votes: 9833

Informal Votes: 329(3.24% of the total votes)

Votes Counted: 10162(75.63% of the total enrolment)

First preference votes and percentage

McCUBBIN, Darren 2463

25.05%

STRAUSS, David 828

8.42%

LURZ, Roger 461

4.69%

McIVOR, Patrick 611

6.21%

MANSFIELD, Kathy Anne 487

4.95%

McDONALD, Andrew 498

5.06%

ROWELL, Michael 439

4.46%

BYE, Ian 1741

17.71%

ROSSETTI, Scott Andrew 2305

23.44%

Coastal Ward (3 vacancies)

Successful: Garry John Stephens (1st successful)

Successful: Alan Bruce Hall (2nd successful)

Successful: Gayle Maher (3rd successful)

Count summary

Enrolment: 14969

Formal Votes: 9083

Informal Votes: 290(3.09% of the total votes)

Votes Counted: 9373(62.62% of the total enrolment)

First preference votes and percentage

STEPHENS, Garry John 2392

26.33%

HALL, Alan Bruce 2179

23.99%

MAHER, Gayle 1113

12.25%

DESIRA, Margaret 1071

11.79%

WENGER, Bob 1270

13.98%

STAINER, Saul Douglas 1058

11.65%

Northern Ward (3 vacancies)

Successful: Malcolm Hole (1st successful)

Successful: Carolyn Ann Crossley (2nd successful)

Successful: Keith Mills (3rd successful)

Count summary

Enrolment: 13879

Formal Votes: 10594

Informal Votes: 271(2.49% of the total votes)

Votes Counted: 10865(78.28% of the total enrolment)

First preference votes and percentage

CLEARY, Peter 1885

17.79%

MILLS, Keith 2095

19.78%

HOLE, Malcolm 3353

31.65%

RIPPER, Carmel 943

8.90%

CROSSLEY, Carolyn Ann 2318

21.88%

Baw Baw Shire Council election results 2016

Central Ward (3 vacancies)

Successful: Mikaela Catherine Power (1st successful)

Successful: Danny Goss (2nd successful)

Successful: Joe Gauci (3rd successful)

Count summary

Enrolment: 12580

Formal Votes: 9547

Informal Votes: 362(3.65% of the total votes)

Votes Counted: 9909(78.77% of the total enrolment)

First preference votes and percentage

POWER, Mikaela Catherine 1460

15.29%

YUSUF, Remi 999

10.46%

MITCHELL, Teresa 347

3.63%

BAINBRIDGE, Dale 1142

11.96%

COOPER, Justin 643

6.74%

GOSS, Danny 1439

15.07%

McNEIL, Duncan Charles 1157

12.12%

GAUCI, Joe 1553

16.27%

McCABE, Annemarie 807

8.45%

East Ward (3 vacancies)

Successful: Peter David Kostos (1st successful)

Successful: Darren Wallace (2nd successful)

Successful: Michael Leaney (3rd successful)

Count summary

Enrolment: 13231

Formal Votes: 9940

Informal Votes: 398(3.85% of the total votes)

Votes Counted: 10338(78.13% of the total enrolment)

First preference votes

LYONS, David 1465

14.74%

WALLACE, Darren 1883

18.94%

KOSTOS, Peter David 2270

22.84%

SHORT, Darren 1340

13.48%

LEANEY, Michael 1592

16.02%

BOREHAM, Fred 1390

13.98%

West Ward (3 vacancies)

Successful: Tricia Jones (1st successful)

Successful: Keith David Cook(2nd successful)

Successful: Jessica Anne O’Donnell (3rd successful)

Count summary

Enrolment: 13643

Formal Votes: 9928

Informal Votes: 311(3.04% of the total votes)

Votes Counted: 10239(75.05% of the total enrolment)

First preference votes and percentage

O’DONNELL, Jessica Anne 1588

16.00%

BROWN, Deborah Mary 1796

18.09%

WYATT, Shelley 1479

14.90%

JONES, Tricia 1887

19.01%

COOK, Keith David 1999

20.13%

SMITH, Jennifer 1179

11.88%

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UNE has a positive reaction

SCIENCE: Senior lecturer Erica Smith and program coordinator Guido Pautshasen help an Indigenous student complete his chemistry experiment.INDIGENOUS students met at the University of New England for a day of chemistry and experiments.
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The experience day is part of an initiative by the Oorala Centre to encourage Indigenous students to consider university.

Program coordinator Guido Posthausen said the program is designed to break the first-in-family cycle.

“The main idea was to get the students engaged in a more academic context, we’ve had kids come out to the university before and the idea is to give them a real experience,” he said.

18 students from Armidale and Uralla took part in the day and visited the SMART farm to learn about sustainability in agriculture.

Senior lecturer in chemistry Erica Smith led the experiment in the afternoon and said it was important to encourage students from low socioeconomic families to be exposed to a university experience.

“I think it’s very important that universities play a role in encouraging young people to think about university, it may not be for them and that’s okay, but particularly for students we call first-in-family,” she said.

“For a lot of them no-one talks about it, it’s not even on their radar.”

The students made aspirin as part of the experience day.

Chemists have made it a more effective medicine by changing the molecular structure.

Ms Smith said it was important to teach the students about the many different career paths that a degree in science offers.

“Most people who study science don’t end up in a lab in a lab coat, there’s loads of other things you can do with it and the skills you can get from it you can apply to anything,” she said.

“I think it’s vital, the reality is a lot of Indigenous communities are disadvantaged when it comes to education so if we can get over that first-in-family thing and expose people to the fact that this is here for everybody, if you want to do it go for it and there’s nothing stopping you, that’s really important.”

The experience days are run by the Oorala Aboriginal Centre and will run across a range of disciplines.

Students will experience thehumanities, law, arts, and science.

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Wimmera trade courses stay strong

FEDERATIONUniversity’s course completion rate has improved over the past three years but still lags behind many other institutions.
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However, the university’s Wimmera campus headGeoffLord said Horsham courses’vocational focus meantstudent outcomes were better than the organisation’s average.

“In relation to the Wimmera, we have good enrollments in our trades, and invariably students complete those and go on to jobs,” he said.

“Often times they are already employed as apprentices on in traineeships, so they are encouraged by their employer to complete their training.

“From time to time people do not complete their courses, mainly for family reasons, but we have good completion rates.”

The three-year completion rate at Federation University improved from 15 to 18 per cent in 2015 but enrollments were down from 614 to 536.

The completion rate had the universityranked 11thfrom the bottom out of 31 TAFE or public institutions in data published this week by the federal government.

With an average tuition fee of $6263, Fed Uni was the 20thcheapest option in theTAFEor public institution sectors.

Fed Uni’s average government-backedfee HELP loan was$6242.

Mr Lord said the university offered the loans for a small range of diploma-level courses.

Fed Unihad a unit pass rate 80.3 per cent, ranked 23 out of 48TAFE or public institutions.

Mr Lord said the data covered all of the university’s campuses.

“The government extracts the raw data and then interprets andpresents it in its own way. There’s a difference between how some universities see the numbers.” he said.

Federation University has previously challenged a similar government report that stated it had one of Victoria’s worst rates of students dropping out in their first year.

The university argued the data included students who transferred to different institutions to continue study.

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A split decision

USUALLY at a North West race meet there’s at least one jockey or trainer who dominates on the track.
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But at the Cloncurry Derby Day on Saturday the race victories were fairly spread even.

The Tanya Parry trained Honey Cat won the first race of the day; the1000 metre 0-45 Handicap.

RACING ACTION: Danny Ballard on Chasing the Dragon seals first place ahead of Smooth Element takes in the Gary Cannon Memorial. Photo: Samantha Walton.

Jockey Terrence Hill rode Honey Cat one length ahead of second placer Tuning.

No official time was shown on the Racing Australia website on Monday morning.

The winner’s starting price was $7. The favourite was third placer Star of Isaac.

The next race of the day was the 1000 metre BenchMark 60 Handicap, which waswon by the Jay Morris trained Wilker.

The bookie’s favouritewas ridden by Aaron Spradau and they crossed the post with a time of 55.86 seconds.

They were 1.5 lengths ahead of Denise Ballard’s Bush Lawyer, ridden by Dan Ballard.

The 1200 metre BenchMark 50 Handicap was won by Belem Grey.

Belem Grey, which started at odds of $5.50, was ridden by Tasha Chambers. Their time was one minute and 8.39 seconds.

Chambers and Belem Grey was scarcely ahead of second placer Splash Out, jockeyed by Aaron Spradau.

The 1200 metre Gary Cannon Memorial was won by the Ballards’ Chasing the Dragon.

Chasing the Dragon and Dan Ballard crossed the post with a time of one minute and 8.39 seconds. Assuming the time recorded on Racing Australia is correct, this was eerily the same time to the split second as that of the former race.

The 1400 metre Class B Handicap was won by Cloncurry trainer Ian Dodd’s American At Sea.

Jockey Tamara Tincknell helpedAmerican at Sea get the leading time of one minute 22.34 seconds.

They were favourited to win with starting odds set at $1.80.

Tincknell and American at Sea were 1.5 lengths ahead of Made to Win, which did not quite claim its namesake.

Ballard rode the horse trained by Tanya Parry.

In third place was Dawn Sanderson’s Mr Rockard. Ridden by Scott McCullum the race horse’s starting price was $10.

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