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Bring along your old or unwanted chemicals to our free
collection day. Available to householders and farmers,
this collection ensures the safe disposal or recycling of
chemicals, preventing them from contaminating land and
entering our waterways.
EVERARD WASTE DEPOT
Hancock Road, off Blyth Road (halfway bet ween Blyth and
Lochiel townships). Open 9.00am to 3.00pm. Ph 8862 0800
Items that will be accepted:
• Oils, engine fluids, batteries
• Pesticides, herbicides, insecticides
• Paints -- oil and water-based
• Cleaning products
• Arsenic-based compounds
• Pool chemicals
• Veterinary products
• Acids and alkalis
• LPG bottles
For more information, phone 1300 137 118 or visit
zerowaste.sa.gov.au, or take your unwanted items to the
Saturday 13th October 2012
FREE FORTY community groups will ben-
efit from this year's District Council
of the Copper Coast community
Many groups missed out on fund-
ing as there were so many strong
DCCC handed out $100,133 to
various organisations, as selected by a
council sub-committee comprising
Councillors Su Bell, Adrian Hatcher
and John Gross and Director of
Community Services Greg O'Connor.
The 60 applications requested
The announcement of the success-
ful recipients caused a stir in the
council chambers at last Wednesday's
Cr David Woodforde said, having
looked over previous years' grants,
four clubs have received considerable
amounts of funding and he did not
find this fair.
He suggested the selection com-
mittee should change every year.
Cr Brent Walker pointed out only
four of the 11 applications submitted
from Moonta groups had been
approved, compared with 11 of the 13
Mr O'Connor said the allocation of
grants to particular towns or areas
was not taken into consideration.
Cr Craig Costello said it really
aggravates him when people continu-
ally refer to Kadina, Wallaroo and
Moonta as separate areas when the
Copper Coast is one entity.
He said it was time everyone grew
up and accepted the area was the
Cr John Gross strongly agreed with
Cr Costello and said the divisive
nature of comments which had been
made earlier were not called for in the
Mayor Paul Thomas said there
were so many deserving projects and
those which missed out did so
because they would not be completed
within the next 12 months.
Therefore there may be further
opportunities for those groups to
access DCCC grants in the future.
DCCC community grants announced
Yorke Peninsula Veterans and
Community Centre, $2500 to
refurbish kitchen and upgrade bar
area, plus purchase chairs and a
YP Dirt Kart Club, in-kind partial
donation of a mower, for which the
club must pay $1125. The council
mower would otherwise have been
Cunliffe Tennis Club, $5000 to
concrete around the courts for
Copper Coast Table Tennis Club, $905.
Copper Cove Marina Festival, $2500
toward operating costs.
Wallaroo Community Development
Association, $5000 towards the
Christmas and New Year's Eve
Kadina Golf Club, $2500 towards
hosting the Australia Legends Pro
Tour on April 25.
Kadina Lions Club, $400 to send four
or five members from Kadina to TAFE
SA for a food safety short course.
Sea Rescue Copper Coast, $5000
towards updating equipment for the
rescue vessel and crews.
Kadina Bowling Club, $2639 to help
purchase a new sprayer for green
NYP Homes for the Aged, $650 to
purchase a portable amplifier and
Moonta Senior Citizens Club, $5000
to repaint ceilings, doors and frames.
Copper Country Keepsakes, $833 for
glass shelving in the exhibition area.
Copper Coast Region Old Machinery
and Engineering Club Copper Coast
Railway, $4000 to build a structure
over the railway station.
Riding for the Disabled YP, $5000 for
three horse paddocks and shelters.
Kadina Wallaroo Moonta Band, $500
to purchase musical arrangements.
Kadina Croquet Club, $5000 for
Wallaroo Golf Club, $2500 for an
electric golf cart storage shed.
Wallaroo Mines Bowling Club, $5000
to replace lighting towers.
Anglicare Wallaroo, $5000 to refit a
boat for excursions for
underprivileged young people.
Kadina Apex Club, $5000 toward
maintaining the Apex Express train in
Triangle Trekkers, $1518 for storage
Peninsula Community Broadcasters,
$300 for a fridge.
Kadina Pony and Equestrian Club,
$3900 for showjumping equipment
and a hot water service.
Wallaroo Lions Club, $500 for a
senior citizens Christmas party.
Make-A-Wish YP branch, $500 for
Meals on Wheels Moonta branch,
$805 for a freezer.
Moonta Netball Club, $3450 for a
new fence around the netball club.
NYP Art Group, $500 to replace
Paskeville Bowling Club, $3500 to
install a solar panel system.
Paskeville Progress Association,
$3500 to install a solar panel
RAOB Wallaroo Lodge, $800 to
replace two rainwater tanks.
Wallaroo RSL sub-branch, $2517 to
purchase a 22,500-litre rainwater
Station Community Mental Health
Centre, $2500 for a community
Wallaroo and District Diving Club,
$1000 for an automated external
defibrillator and training in its use as
well as in CPR.
Wallaroo Basketball Club, $1616 for
new backboards and to repaint rings
Wallaroo branch of the National
Trust, $1300 to complete a concrete
pathway to the nautical museum.
Wallaroo Netball Club, $5000 for the
installation of a security system,
additional light tower and equipment
for junior players.
Yorke Valley Amateur Basketball
Association, $2000 to replace junior
uniforms and install four
ANOTHER $91,000 has
been allocated to coastal
Peninsula through the
Caring for our Country
In August, it was
announced the program
would be extended for
another year to build on
the success of projects
completed over the past 18
Another two rounds
were added with $395,000
available to YP's coastal
community groups and
organisations to imple-
ment coastal protection
and educational projects.
Since November 2010,
about $400,000 has been
allocated to coastal groups
and other organisations on
YP.From this current round
of funding, Greening Aust-
ralia received $10,000 to
supply 6000 coastal plants
suitable for the region to
revegetate parts of YP.
The Friends of Port
Hughes also received
$10,000 to prevent coastal
erosion at the Minnie
Simms Coastal Reserve
using jute matting, coir
logs and revegetation.
For more information
about the next round of
funding, call Coastcare
officer Deb Allen on 8821
1555 or 0428 113 698.
Where's the funding going?
Greening Australia: $10,000
South Coast Road Environmental Group: $10,000
Bluff Beach Community Group: $7706
Wes of the Peesey Biodiversity
Restoration Group: $8800
Port Clinton Progress Association: $1351
Warooka Progress Association: $7485
Foul Bay Progress Association: $5715
Price Progress Association: $9717
Prince Alfred College: $10,000
Friends of Port Hughes: $10,000
Moonta Area School: $1925
Simms Cove Coast Care Group: $1089
Friends of Broughton Beach South: $7316
GILL Sutton has been in
the mental health profes-
sion for more than 30 years
and has seen many changes
during that time, including
people's attitudes towards
This week, October 7-
13, is Mental Health Week
and the theme is Open
Your Mind --- the aim is to
awareness and knowledge
about mental illness.
"Mental health has a
stigma attached to it
because it's not something
people can see from the
outside; if you have an
operation you can see the
scars but with mental
health issues there is noth-
ing to see," Mrs Sutton said.
"Sometimes mental ill-
ness can be a chronic con-
dition or it can be anxiety
but, whatever it is, our aim
is to help people monitor
their condition, achieve
their potential and not be a
victim of the illness.
"Many of the clients I see
often feel quite alone and
we have to bring down
"What I've found work-
ing in mental health is it
covers a broad area, I've
worked as a mental health
nurse, I've spent time just
talking to adolescents and
been involved in a hospital
Mrs Sutton moved to
Yorke Peninsula from
Adelaide to work at
Health before transferring
to the Division of General
Practice, now Country
North SA Medicare Local.
"I service three different
places, Yorketown two days
a week, Ardrossan once a
fortnight and Point Pearce
once a fortnight," she said.
Mrs Sutton said com-
munity knowledge, under-
standing, awareness and
acceptance of people with a
mental health issue is
is a big thing, if people have
a better understanding of
mental health issues that
would be a good step in the
right direction," she said.
COASTAL GARDEN... District Council of
Yorke Peninsula mayor Ray Agnew plants
a tree in Port Moorowie's native coastal
garden display. This was one of a number
of projects in the region funded through
the Community Coastcare grants pro-
gram, with Coastcare officer Deb Allen
instrumental in helping communities to
access the grants of up to $10,000.
Need for mental
health awareness $91,000 for YP's coast
PROFESSIONAL... Country North SA Medicare
Local mental health clinician Gill Sutton is
encouraging people to "open their minds" dur-
ing Mental Health Week, October 7-13.
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