Name: Darryl Gaull
Occupation: Police Officer at Dumbleyung Police Station
How long have you lived in Kukerin/Dumbleyung? Two years and one month
What is your favourite holiday destination? New Zealand and the South Pacific
What is your favourite and your least favourite meal? Favourite meal is lamb roast and least favourite meal is anything with offal
Are you allergic to anything? No
You can own either your dream car, a private plane or a luxury boat - which would you choose? A Ferrari 550 Maranello
Last book you read? The Obesity Code by Dr. Jason Fung
If you could go back in time which era would you choose? The roaring 1920's
Thank you Darryl (picture right with wife Lynda) for being this weeks local of the week! If you would like to nominate someone please contact the CRC on 9863 4829.
REMINDER: Change of Rubbish and Recycling Bin Days - Starting from the 19th July (This Week General Waste & Recycling)
Starting from the 19th July, rubbish and recycling will be collected on Thursday, with rubbish continuing as a once a week service and recycling remaining once a fortnight. Please Note: This week is general waste and recycling.With the change to a new contractor and single collection day, the time that your bin is picked up may change so please ensure your bin is emptied before bringing back in from the kerb. If you do encounter and problems, please give the shire a call.
BreastScreen WA in Dumbleyung 22/08/2018 until 24/08/2018
BreastScreen WA’s mobile screening mammography service is scheduled to visit Dumbleyung from 22/08/2018 until 24/08/2018, and will be located beside Dumbleyung Pool, Bennet Street.
A few points to note are:
· BreastScreen WA provides a FREE screening mammography service. · We invite women aged 50 - 74 years by mail. All women who attended previously will be invited. All women aged 40 years and over are welcome to attend. · Appointments are necessary and can be made online http://www.breastscreen.health.wa.gov.au/ or by telephoning 13 20 50 from approximately 25 July 21018. When towns are open for bookings they will appear on the map within online bookings. If the town does not appear on the map it is not open for bookings yet. Clients can see when a mobile unit will be in their town using the “Find your town” feature at http://www.breastscreen.health.wa.gov.au/Breast-screening/Rural-andremote-women
· Block bookings can be made for groups of women at any mobile. For further information please email Leonie.Beel@health.wa.gov.au or call 9323 6727, Natasha.OSullivan@health.wa.gov.au or call 9323 6727 and Faith.Lawton@health.wa.gov.au or call 9323 6778. · We can assist with transport costs for remote communities and can also provide refreshments for these groups. If you require assistance please contact Lorraine Knott
Tel. 9323 6773. Please find attached a copy of the advertisement and posters. This information may be used in a newsletter, website, Facebook page or other communication you have with local clubs or groups. If you require resources, please feel free to order them with the attached order form.
For more information please visit BreastScreen WA’s website www.breastscreen.health.wa.gov.au, and please like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/breastscreenwa/.
THE MONTHLY SHIRE OF DUMBLEYUNG NEWSLETTER 'LAKE EXPRESS' IS OUT NOW!
Want to receive it by post or email? Call us now 9863 4012.
Read all about our latest happenings in the Lake Express online here: https://mailchi.mp/06c6d112132c/shire-newsletter-lake-express-volume-twenty-eight-june-18?e=8ea7e70abe
STICKERS AVAILABLE ‘Please slow down, Consider our kids’
Stickers for green wheelie bins will be available for free at the Dumbleyung Post Office, Kukerin Post Office, Dumbleyung Community Resource Centre and the shire office.
Water Charges at Standpipes
As of the 1st July water charges at standpipes will increase to $2.40 as part of the new 2018/19 Fees & Charges. Forms that are out at the standpipes are showing the 2017/18 prices so please be aware that when invoiced the cost will reflect the new 2018/19 Fees & Charges.
Bain Estate Future Fund - APPLICATIONS OPEN
Thank you to everyone that participated in the review of the Bain Estate Future Fund. There was a great turnout at the meeting, 23 surveys returned from those that attended and another 37 surveys from those that could not make it. There was a fairly even split between keeping the fund operating for 20 years, 30 years and forever for those that attended the meeting with a 10 year timeframe also being popular for those that did not. A large part of the feedback was that people were not set on these timeframes, provided that the money was not wasted. An overwhelming majority of the respondents were happy for funds to be spent on Playgrounds, the Pool, Halls and Community Facilities and Sporting Facilities.
Taking the feedback into account, Council approved the following changes to the Guidelines and Application Form:
• Any undistributed funds will be added to the lifespan of the fund. This will extend the fund past 30 years if not all the funding is used each year.
• Community consultation is to take place every few years regarding the future fund distribution.
• Principle 5 has been amended to say “The fund is not to be used for shire capital or maintenance costs of roads, plant and equipment, footpaths, depot and administration buildings, housing, shire employee costs, overheads or operating costs.
Three additional changes that had already been made were:
• If required, applicants must be available to attend the Council Meeting where the Bain Estate Future Fund applications are discussed.
• Applicants must seek at least one local quote for each material or service.
• The in-kind component was clarified
If you are thinking of applying for Bain Estate Funding in 2018, you should already be planning your project. As part of this, you should get in touch with Mary-Ann Davidson to discuss your project. https://www.dumbleyung.wa.gov.au/bain-estate-future-fund
Dumbleyung Darts Club
Dumbleyung Dart Team (Allstars) hosted a game against Darkan Red at Wagin District Club on Wednesday 18/7/18. We meet with the Darkan teams at Wagin to share the travel.
With the captain sporting an injury, things looked grim after the first 6 games with Allstars being 5/1 down, but a fightback for the last 5 games saw us win 6/5. A magnificent win as we only lost one of the singles’ games. As we only play out to 16 shots in the singles, then highest score (HS), 2 of the games went to HS. Averages were a lot better than last week with Graham 53.37 1 peg, Block 48.56 1 peg, Don 46.48 1 peg, Big John (BJ) 36.27 1 HS, Roadhouse Rick 34.8 1 peg, 1 HS, John (inj) 31.26.
We host Darkan Blue at Wagin Club next Wednesday 25/7. Then Wagin team Jumbucks at Wagin 1/8/18. Association singles will be on Saturday 1/8/18 at Wagin.
Article by G.Wilson
Lakeview Golf Club
Once again, our local sponsor for many years, Wishbone Transport, Ray Justins, supplied magnificent prizes for the 5th Qualifying Stroke round with the men's competition being highly contested as to whom will finish No 1 in the A Grade with only 1 more round to go after this. The discussion of the day's play was the weather, some saying that it wouldn't rain, others being a bit more dubious. Well it is history now, the rain came down, and flooded some of the greens, waterlogged the fairways, soaked the players but the ducks really had a great day. One group became like the professionals and even stopped when No 13 green was under water.
The eventual winner of the day was Paul Ward with another great score of 88/72 and cleaned up winning the Putting Comp with 26 putts and the Monthly Mug. Runner-up on a countback was Jamie Dare 94/75 who decided to take pity on his player, having drawn the short straw and had to play with the Ladies Captain. Jamie’s goal of not to go into the bush, achieving the ultimate of being on fairway with his drives most of the day, not that his partner really went looking for any of his balls. He did lose 1 on a 2nd shot, disappearing maybe into the crop on 16. Jamie also won the Birdie hole with the $ being handled by Louisa. The Gross was Dave Wall with 91 and novelties won by Paul, Jamie, Lee & Tamara. Heard on the rainvine that the highest score of the day of 15 on a hole went to the over 80's clubman cartman. Ladies was won by Tamara Bartram 95/77, scoring the only other Birdie for the day.
Thank you to Lee for organising the babysitter, some of the children did not feel the cold. Garry for the fire, it was just a pleasure to come into a nice warm room every week and unfreeze. Next week 28th will be a Stableford sponsored by Wagin Jewellers. Good luck to all those members holidaying in warmer places!!!
Article by T.Bartram
Dumbleyung Netball Club
Thrilling win for our Ducks
Our Ducks returned to the court this week, now graded into the Katanning Netball Association’s Division two competition. Teams to secure a Division two spot include Allstars 2, Olympians 2, Cardinals Force 1, Cardinals Fever 2 (all Katanning teams) and Dumbleyung. With four games left before finals, every game is going to count.
The return to the court is a little bittersweet as we have also had to farewell one of our amazing Ducks from the court as a little duckling is on its way! A huge congratulations to Chloe and Bevan on their wonderful baby news!
Our first game was against Cardinals Fever 2 of whom we had secured a good win against in the Division 1/2 round. The game started quickly, although we were not as quick off the mark as the three week break from game play, did take its time for us to find our groove. However, what we did make up for was the determination to get the ball back down to our goal end.
For most of the game each team had scored evenly with our Ducks two goals down going into the fourth quarter. The fourth quarter did see Cardinals Fever begin a run of a couple of goals initially but then something happened, a rebound that converted to our goal that created the lift our Ducks needed. From that point on, we were intercepting, passing stronger, talking louder and just determined to get that ball down our goal end.
With Chloe swapping the court for the official’s bench, a new goals dynamic duo was needed! And this has been found in Elspeth Smith and Tegan Hall. Tegan and Ellie were on-song with their goals scoring a total of thirteen goals to Cardinals four in this last quarter.
The final score was Dumbleyung (36) to Cardinals Fever 2 (29). A fabulous game played by all of our Ducks! Best players for Dumbleyung, Clare Smith, Elspeth Smith and Tegan Hall.
Thank you to all of our supporters for coming along to watch our game. What a nail biting game but a game we are so proud of. Our next game is Round 11 Saturday 28th July versus Cardinals Force 1 at 3pm on Court 4. Go Ducks!
Article by P.Gooding
Kukerin Dumbleyung Football Club
The Cougars travelled to Wagin on Sunday July 22 and played against Wagin in some cold and windy conditions. This weekend the Cougars will play at home, Stubbs Park in Dumbleyung against Boddington. All are encouraged to come along and attend, especially as all profits from the kitchen will be donated to Megan Henry to help her as she fights a complex congenital venous malformation of the Mediastinum, neck, throat and head.
Please note that on Sunday, August 5th Kukerin Dumbleyung was scheduled to play Brookton Pingelly at Brookton, it has now been CHANGED to be played at Kukerin. All are encouraged to come along and support.
D Grade results
D grade went down to Wagin by 37 points with a final score of 8.9-57 to 2.8-20. Best players went to J.Giles, S.Doney, S.Shotter, J.O’Neil and J.Oats.
B Grade results
The B Grade Cougars team (pictured right) won by 15 points on the weekend. In front by 27 points at quarter time, Wagin came out firing and were ahead by 9 points at half time. The Cougars weren’t letting Wagin get away that easy and finished with a win of 9.12-66 to 8.3-51. Goals by N. Ditchburn (4), D. Leo (2), G. Bolt, A. Shotter and S. Jefferis. Best players went to N.Ditcburn, B.McDougall, M.Roberts, G.Bolt and C.Davidson.
A Grade results
The Cougars were playing well and held the lead at each quarter time though the Wagin A Grade side were determined to win and came back by 43 points in the last quarter to win by 10. Final score was 9.10-64 to Kukerin Dumbleyung to Wagin’s 11.8-74. Goals by S.Capelli (2), K.Gooding (2), N.Ditchburn (2), J.Scafidi (2) and D.Ryan. Best players went to J.Scafidi, R.Gooding, A.Davey and R.Taylor.
Dumbleyung Men's Hockey Club
Pictured above: Dumbleyung Men's Hockey Club in action!
The Dumbleyung Men’s Hockey Club played Olympics on Saturday July 21 at Stubbs Park, Dumbleyung. With a few subs due to a few regulars either injured or on holidays and after a couple of weeks off the team started a little rusty. Olympics achieved three goals within the first 15 minutes and it was worrying. However, Dumbleyung came firing back and managed three goals before half time to even up the score. To be three goals down, and then ta draw at half time is something not often seen, especially in a grass hockey game.
After a talk and regroup at half time the men started much better than their first half. The defence was strong while the attackers appeared to have adapted a seagull method. Dumbleyung managed another three goals in the second half with Olympics only gaining two which resulted with a win for Dumbleyung. The final (and high) score was 6-5 and overall, a fantastic and enjoyable game to watch. Dumbleyung are now currently second on the ladder just behind Warriors. A great position to be in with finals approaching.
Goal scorers were Sam West (3), Matt Dare (1), Brynn Justins (1) and Ethan Henry (1). Better players went to Courtney Bairstow, Matt Dare and Mark Smith. This week the Men will travel to Narrogin on Saturday July 28 and play Pingelly at 2.30pm. All are welcome to come along and cheer on the team!
Article by Y.Shepherd
Sharp Rush Control Plans
Pictured above: Locals J.Gray and E.Gray on horses Pedro and Tonto with Directors A.August and J.Prince-Wright filming in Kukerin in 2016. Picture courtesy of Kate Sanders-Tye
The cast and crew behind the Western film ‘Decadent and Depraved’ have been busy since filming here in Kukerin in mid-2016. After the movie premiered in late 2017, the film has since been nominated for and won a variety of awards both in Australia and America.
Possibly one of Western Australia’s biggest Independent feature films, the action packed western film has recently won five awards at the 2018 Los Angeles Film Awards including Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Western and Best Indie Film. Director, 21 year old Jordan Prince-Wright also received an Honourable mention within the Best Director category. The film has also received three awards at the 2018 Melbourne City Independent Film Awards.
Filmed in a number of regional towns across Western Australia the cast and crew have recently held premieres in a few of the film’s locations including Yalgoo, Sandstone and Cue. The successful screenings and recent international awards have resulted with a second regional tour and screenings are now planned for Albany, Busselton, Geraldton and Kalgoorlie.
Much of the 1870’s western action film was filmed in the Goldfields, Kukerin and in particular at local farm, Watpow Downs which featured in the opening scenes and major fighting scenes. Locals come stunt doubles, Joy and Emily Gray and their horses Pedro and Tonto also featured in the film.
To keep up to date with the film and the new film screenings occurring across regional WA please visit the ‘Decadent and Depraved’ Facebook page.
The Department of Human Services Mobile Service Centre will be here (Dumbleyung) tomorrow, Thursday July 26. Your government office on wheels, the ‘Desert Rose’ Mobile Service Centre travels to rural and regional areas to help people with service or payment queries. So, what type of services/payments can they help you with?
The Mobile Service Centre can also assist with information about:
Want to know more or seek some advice/assistance from the Mobile Service Centre be sure to pop into Dumbleyung tomorrow July 26 between 1.30pm and 4pm. The van will be situated across the road from the CRC. The Mobile Service Centre will also be visiting Narrogin on August 13 from 9am until 4pm (at the Narrogin Leisure Centre Car Park) and Kulin on August 14 from 10am to 3.30pm (near the Discovery Centre on Johnston Street). For more information please visit www.humanservice.gov.au.
There’s just under a month to go until the man himself, Johnny Cash (aka Monty Cotton) takes the stage for all to enjoy a great night out in Dumbleyung. The show ‘A boy named Cash – a Johnny Cash Tribute Show’ has started its tour across regional WA, with the first show played in Broome last Saturday.
We were lucky enough to chat with Monty Cotton on his journey from Broome to his next show in Pannawonica and asked him a few questions in the lead up to his performance here in Dumbleyung on Saturday August 18.
Q. When was the moment you realised you could impersonate Johnny Cash?
About four years ago, I was attending a singing class with an opera trained teacher who didn’t regularly give out compliments – he was known by many to be a tough teacher. So, when he did compliment me and suggest that I had a voice similar to Johnny Cash, it stuck with me! Four years on, here I am today sharing my Johnny Cash tribute Show with regional WA!
Q. Have you always admired Johnny Cash, or did it occur once you were performing?
My father used to be in an Aussie Bush Band so as a child we had country music playing and admired other country musicians including Johnny Cash and John Denver. I’ve always been a fan of Johnny Cash!
Q. What was it like performing on ‘The Voice’?
It was a great experience. Nerve racking waiting for a chair to turn around, though overall really exciting and cool opportunities came from my time during and following the show!
Q. We’re very excited to have you perform in Dumbleyung. Have you heard of or been to Dumbleyung before? And where is the most unique place you have performed?
No, I hadn’t heard of Dumbleyung prior to this tour but it has stuck with me as the name is so different! I’m looking forward to visiting Dumbleyung and having a great show. The most unique place I have performed is on a cruise ship, south of Cape Horn at the bottom of South America.
Q. What obstacles (if any) did you have to overcome when you left your corporate job to be a singer/songwriter?
I left my job as an accountant on the east coast approximately 4 years ago and moved to WA. There’s a great music scene in Perth/WA and have been extremely lucky to travel and perform all over WA with not too many obstacles. In comparison to the east coast where you can gamble in most venues, in WA the main entertainment is live music! I’ve been lucky as it was an easy transition.
Q. What’s been the most rewarding part of your music career?
My top three rewarding moments would be touring as Johnny Cash, playing guitar for Gotye (Australian artist behind the hit song, ‘Somebody that I used to know’) and performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland.
Q. What’s the best advice you have received? And what advice would you give someone wanting to achieve their goals?
I was once told if you make a mistake, then make it twice. That way hopefully no one will pick that you made a mistake to begin with. Especially if a line is missed in a song!
Q. We read “Country Arts WA is proud of our Shows on the Go program which has been running for over 20 years, supporting up to 40 communities and reaching more than 5,000 people each year.” How does this make you feel?
Fantastic and appreciative! I presented the Johnny Cash tribute show last year and it was exciting to hear that the show was voted and chosen to be part of this year’s Country Arts WA performances. It’s really exciting and cool to be a part of and to engage with so many communities.
Do you want to see Monty live? Catch him on Saturday August 18 at the Dumbleyung Town Hall for the ‘A boy named Cash – Johnny Cash tribute Show’. Presented locally by the Dumbleyung Theatre Club, tickets are available from the Dumbleyung CRC and are $40 per person. Tickets include ‘A boy named Cash’ performance, dinner, live band to follow and cash bar facilities. For more information visit the Dumbleyung Theatre Club Facebook page or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pictured above: Monty performs in Broome on July 21 to kick off the 'A boy named Cash' regional tour.
Staff and committee of the Dumbleyung CRC along with community members and volunteers contribute to the weekly Quack Chat Newsletter.