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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.
Items that will be accepted:
U Acids and alkalis
U Brake fuid and coolants
U Cleaning products
U Chemicals - agricultural and household
U Liquid paints – oil and water-based
up to 20 litres
U Pesticides, herbicides, insecticides
U Photographic chemicals
U Pool chemicals
U Solvents, vanishes and stains
For more information, phone 1800 111 004 or visit zerowaste.sa.gov.au,
or take your unwanted items to the location below.
NAWMA Resource Recovery Centre - Bellchambers Road, Edinburgh North.
Open 9.00am to 3.00pm.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE AND
FARM CHEMICAL DROP-OFF
Saturday 20 September 2014
DAVID HURST KITCHENS
Showroom & Extensive Kitchen Display
3 Bernard Court, Gawler Belt Phone 8522 3115
• Domestic & Commercial Cabinetmakers
• Upgraded showroom
for Mayor of Gawler
Come and have a chat with me at
Taste on Main
shop 2/95 Murray street, Gawler
From 9.30am - 10.30am
i look forward to seeing you there.
Authorised by K. Redman
1 Bond st, Willaston sA 5118
A BANNER is colourfully re-
minding local people that child
abuse is everyone's business.
As part of National Child Protec-
tion Week, Free to Write, a thera-
peutic journalling association run
by Anglicare, joined forces with
participants of the Personal Help-
ers and Mentors program and The
Gawler-Barossa Valley Domestic
Violence Action Group to cre-
ate a banner which reinforces the
The groups gathered at the
Gawler & District College Chil-
dren's Centre to create the banner,
which took three hours to make
and is currently hanging on the
outside of the children's centre,
spreading the message to all parents
"Children are vulnerable people,"
Anglicare's Rosie Rowland said.
"They do not have the skills to
stand up for themselves."
National Child Protection Week
has run since 1993 and is organ-
ised by the National Association
for Prevention of Child Abuse and
The body's motto is 'protect-
ing children is everyone's business',
something with which Anglicare's
Robyn Hall strongly agrees.
"Everybody should have their eye
out for it," she said.
"Everyone should have the chance
to take mandatory notification train-
ing, not just as part of their work.
"People rarely think to do it as an
Both Anglicare representatives
agree that education and support
are vital to reducing the instances of
"The abuse of children is every-
body's business," Ms Rowland said.
The banner, and those who made
it, urge people to act on suspicions
of neglect or abuse by ringing the
Child Abuse report line (131 478).
The banner will be reused in the
coming years, to continue reinforc-
ing the message.
vulnerable people. They do
not have the skills to stand up
The women of Anglicare's Free to Write group unveil their banner for National Child Protection Week at the Gawler
Children's Centre on Monday.
PHOTO: Alec Urquhart
A MUSIC and party hire business
has been granted approval to con-
vert a vacant building in Gawler
Belt into a retail showroom, how-
ever it will not be allowed to test
musical equipment there because
of noise constraints.
E Z Event Hire, which has already
established the showroom on Prescott
Crescent, was granted approval by
Light Regional Council's development
assessment panel provided that "no
sound testing of audio equipment be
undertaken on the site under any cir-
To gain approval, the applicant was
required to engage with a suitably expe-
rienced and qualified acoustic engineer
to provide a report which addressed the
noise implications associated with the
testing of audio equipment and its po-
tential impact on adjacent residential
Following the report, the DAP ruled
that no sound testing was permitted on
the site, instead advising the applicant
that audio testing of equipment asso-
ciated with the business would have
to be undertaken at Gawler business
Music showroom silenced
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GAWLER product Travis Head (pic-
tured) has been re-signed by Twenty20
cricket side the Adelaide Strikers on a
The stylish batsman has put pen to paper
with the Strikers for a further three years
and said he was hoping to become a regular
member of the side after playing just three
games over the past two seasons.
"It's always good to stay at home and I al-
ways wanted to stay with the Adelaide Strik-
ers...they have always shown a lot of faith
in me. I honestly couldn't imagine playing
anywhere else," Head said.
"I'm looking forward to opening the
campaign here at Adelaide Oval, with the
"I've seen what it has been like with the
new completed stadium for the football and
I can't wait to see similar crowds with their
blue wigs on for the Strikers."
Twice named player of the championship
while representing South Australia at the
Under 19 National Championships, Head
is regarded as one of the most promising
young batsmen in Australia.
He was a standout for the National Per-
formance Squad during its recent one-day
quad series against Australia A, South Africa
A and India A, boasting an average of 43,
including two half-centuries and his first-
ever List A 100.
Strikers' coach Darren Berry believes the
young batsman has what it takes to make an
impact in the fourth instalment of the Big
"We have huge faith in Travis and he
has continued to demonstrate why he is
so highly regarded over the last couple of
years," he said.
"He is also a local kid, so it is brilliant to
give a huge opportunity like this to a home-
Strikers sign young gun Head
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