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PROOF WITH COSTING
Expression of Interest
FOR NEWHAVEN COLLEGE BOYS
HOME ROAD CAMPUS
Removal of Buildings and major fixtures
Newhaven College is closing its Boys Home Road Campus at the end of 2017. As such, all the major
fixtures and structures along with their contents, must be removed or demolished by March 2018.
Newhaven College invites interested people to submit offers to remove buildings as well as any
nominated major fixtures that currently exist at the Boys Home Road site.
Along with the buildings on site, there are many other items such as:
l Industrial dust extractor, factory heating, industrial kitchen, portable canteen, air conditioners,
hot water services, water tanks, stage and lighting equipment, fridge and freezers, heaters, office
furniture, and lighting.
l Building supplies which include: bricks, frames, fencing, roller doors, sinks, taps, benches,
colourbond steel, flooring, wooden benches, wooden and metal shelving and shade sails.
The Boys Home Road Campus will be open for inspection from Monday, April 3 to Friday, April 7, 2017
between 9am and 4pm. Any members of the public wishing to inspect the site must sign in at the Boys
Home Road reception where they will be given instructions and relevant paper work.
More details are available on our website: www.newhavencol.vic.edu.au
Expressions of Interest will close Friday, April 7, 2017.
Frozen & Prepared Foods
Tenders are invited for the supply of frozen &
prepared foods to Gippsland Southern Health
Service. Contract period for one year from June
5, 2017 to May 27, 2018.
Meat & Small Goods & Poultry
Tenders are invited for the supply of meat &
small goods & poultry to Gippsland Southern
Health Service. Contract period for one year
from May 1, 2017 to April 29, 2018.
Tender specifications can be obtained from our
website at www.gshs.com.au.
All tenders must be marked either “ Tender
Frozen & Prepared Foods” or “ Tender Meat &
Small Goods & Poultry” and forwarded by email
to firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail
Mr Mark Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
Gippsland Southern Health Service
Private Bag 13, LEONGATHA, 3953.
Tenders are to be submitted no later than 5pm
Friday, May 12, 2017.
Since 2002 the
Bass Coast Community Foundation
has supported this region exclusively
with grants and funding programs that
create opportunities and change lives.
‘Donations that work forever’
Tax deductable over $2.00.
5visit www. bccf.org.au to download
our latest case studies and learn
about some of our outstanding grant
T 5672 2202 E email@example.com
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Gippsland newspapers are read from 1pm-2pm
every week day.
The South Gippsland Sentinel-Times is read every
Thursday and Letters to the Editor on Monday.
Contact us on 1300 847 466.
The Sentinel-Times Community Calendar is
available only to the community and non-profit
organisations. The conditions on this service are as
For a single $16 (GST inclusive) cash payment,
items can be placed in the column up to four weeks
ahead and they will be printed every week until the
event is held.
Listings will be limited. No time, address, phone
numbers or admission costs will be accepted.
Customers are invited to place a Public Notice with
those details closer to the event. Deadline for copy is
Friday prior to publication at 5pm.
To place a listing, please call in person at our
Wonthaggi or Korumburra office.
CORONET BAY MARKET: Saturday, April 15, 2017. a
variety of stalls including local produce, bric-a-brac,
plants, clothing, cakes, art work, gifts and more. Also
delicious snacks from the Bay Cafe, Devonshire teas,
the best egg and bacon sandwiches, hot chips, pizza
slices, etc. Win a fabulous meat tray. Dogs on leashes
please. Stall inquiries welcome - all sites insured.
Bass Coast Adult Education Centre
BCAEC hosted a special social inclusion day
as part of Cultural Diversity Week.
The event was well attended by students
from all BCAEC’s classes, but particularly from
the English as a Second Language courses.
Students wore traditional dress and brought
food from their own cultures, including dishes
from Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam,
Egypt, Eritrea and Germany. The local culture
was represented with a sausage sizzle.
Guests included volunteer tutors, settlement
workers, and representatives from Latrobe
Community Health and the Department of Hu-
For more information on any of BCAEC’s
courses and services, visit www.basscoast-
adulted.org.au or call 5672 3115.
Wonthaggi Community Garden
THE apples are almost finished, figs are rip-
ening and the tomatoes are straggling to the fin-
ish line: all signs the season is finally turning in
the community garden.
A few regulars have broccoli, carrots and on-
ions coming on, and there’s talk of broad beans
and making room for garlic.
New season’s planting and summer crop seed
collecting are just a couple of the many plea-
surable tasks available to helpers and visitors
at this time of the year. Drop in on a Thursday
morning from 10 to noon to see what’s hap-
pening, or to get involved. Contact the garden
coordinator via email for more information at
U3A, in synch with the school term, ends a
shorter-than-usual Term 1 on Friday, March
31, resuming for Term 2 on Tuesday, April
Two new courses beginning in Term 2 will be
John Di Stefano’s ‘Discovering New Worlds’ to
be presented weekly on Tuesdays at 11.25am
and Val Vertigan’s ‘Great Authors of the Western
Literary Tradition’ to be presented weekly on
Thursdays at 11am, beginning mid-term.
Sue Lindsay’s U3A Drama 2017 course began
in February and will run through Term 2 until
June 8, every Thursday at 1pm, in the Won-
thaggi Theatre Group Shed/Rehearsal Space,
located at the State Coal Mine.
Sue has room for more participants, and
members can still join this very informative
and entertaining program, for the remainder of
the course. Sue can be contacted on 5674 2226
EACH month, the Woodies run a Woodcraft-
ing challenge with a theme. The theme for April
is to make a toy or game.
Entries are likely from the toy making group
as well as the scrollsaw group, whose intricate
cutting techniques are ideal for puzzles.
Entries are submitted for judging at the
monthly meeting where a winner is chosen.
For information about joining the Woodcraft-
ers, visit www.wonthaggiwoodcrafters.com.au
or pop in to the workshop on a Monday or Fri-
Community House News
Adult education at The Jean Melzer Centre
Wonthaggi Neighbourhood Centre
SING for Fun: Singing has many health ben-
efits, helping your heart rate, lung capacity and
physical fitness! It can relax, lighten our mood
and assist in stress-relief.
Come along on Wednesday, March 29 at 7pm,
bring your voice, sense of fun and songs you’d
like to share. Call Jacqui for details on 0432
EVENING Crochet: Learn a variety of stitches
and create beautiful crochet work in a relaxed
environment with a fun group on Wednesday,
March 29 from 7-8pm.
TOY Library: The Toy Library is running
again, open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thurs-
days from 10am to 2pm. It offers a large variety
of toys and puzzles. You select a toy and puzzle
which you can borrow for two weeks at a time.
Become a member and variety will be the spice
of your child’s play world!
CHRONIC Pain Support Group: If you feel
that chronic pain may be isolating you, come
along to the meeting on Thursday, March 30 at
1pm to share your experiences with others. De-
veloping a social support group may help you.
Guest speakers on a variety of soothing meth-
ods will join in from time to time. Call 5672
3731 to register.
BOOMERANG Bags: An informal friendly
get-together to do a sew-a-thon is on Thursday,
March 30 from 7-8pm. BYO machine or help
with the cutting out or hand sewing. Donations
of good sheets or doonas will be gratefully ac-
cepted. Cotton bags are better for the environ-
COMMUNITY Councillor Catch-ups: Coun-
cillors from the Bunurong and Westernport
Wards are invited to WNC each month to chat
over a cuppa or catch up on an issue of interest.
The next is Friday, March 31, 1-3pm.
TASTEPOINT: WNC thanks Tastepoint,
Mitchell House and the 60 people who attended
a very successful fundraising event on Saturday,
March 18. The Tastepoint company researches
people’s opinions on the quality of beef our
country produces through taste testing.
They are part of the process that helps sup-
port Australian beef growers in maintaining the
level of excellence and star rating for both do-
mestic and export markets.
TO BECOME involved at the WNC, or share
your ideas, visit the house between 9.30 and
3pm Monday to Thursday and 9.30am to 1pm
Milpara Community House
IT IS hard to believe that we are in the last
week of Term 1 already.
Milpara’s Term 2 courses have been set and
Enrolments are now open for all courses at
the community house in Korumburra.
Visit the website to see what is on offer at
MILPARA has introduced a book swap which
is located on the bookshelf in the hallway.
This is an excellent way to access a variety of
new reading material.
This will work on an honour system. If you
take a book, simply add a book to the exchange
or return the book when you’re finished. So
feel free to drop in this week before Milpara
closes for the break.
A COUNSELLOR is someone you can talk
to about what’s troubling you. It can be really
helpful at times to have a chat to someone;
there is no need to be embarrassed, counsel-
ling services are confidential.
Milpara has a free visiting general counsellor
on Tuesdays. A domestic violence counsellor
can also be arranged. If you’d like to make an
appointment, call Uniting Care on 5662 5180.
Financial counselling is also available, call
Anglicare 1800 286 260.
MILPARA will be closed during the school
holidays from Friday, March 31 until Tuesday,
The Centrelink Agency continues to operate
normal hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and
Thursdays during the break.
Milpara Community House wish you a happy
Easter and safe break.
LOCAL schools will receive books and post-
ers to educate students about Australia’s war-
time history and commemorate Anzac Day.
McMillan MP Russell Broadbent said schools
would receive two books:
• ‘Decision: Stories of leadership in the ser-
vices’ about the influence of Australian leaders
during wartime and
• ‘A Bitter Fate: Australians in Malaya and
Singapore, December 1941-February 1942’.
Two posters will also commemorate the cen-
tenaries of the Flanders Offensive and the Si-
“It is important that every generation under-
stands the costs and impacts of war, both on
the battlefield and at home,” Mr Broadbent
“The book explores the stories of individuals
who made decisions that saved lives and influ-
enced the outcomes of battles and wars.
“The posters will encourage reflection and
discussion of two very different but important
events in our history - the Third Battle of Ypres
and the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beer-
“As we commemorate the Anzac Centena-
ry 2014–2018, these materials will help our
school-aged children develop an appreciation
of the service and sacrifice of all those who have
served in defence of our nation over the past
100 years, and those who continue to serve to-
Schools across Australia will receive the edu-
cation resources by the end of March.
The learning activities are available for free
download from the Anzac Portal.
The posters will also be distributed to librar-
ies, ex-service organisations, aged care facili-
ties, hospitals, local councils, and Department
of Foreign Affairs and Trade overseas missions.
They are supported by an online Wartime
High resolution versions of both posters and
the Wartime Snapshot can be accessed from the
Anzac Portal (http://anzacportal.dva.gov.au/).
This poster commemorates the centenary
of the Flanders Offensive.
Korumburra 5655 1422
Wonthaggi 5672 1888
2, 3 and 4 drawer
available. Colours to
suit any office or home
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