Home' The Bunyip : August 13th 2014 Contents Page 22 "THE BUNYIP" GAWLER, Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Pictured is John Tan.
Certificate 2 in Asian Cookery Free
CEG Training Partnerships Certi cate II
Asian Cookery SIT20412
Visit www.skills.sa.gov.au for eligibility criteria
The Certi cate II Asian Cookery Courses are funded through the Government of
South Australia's Skills For All Initiative.
'CEG Training Partnerships' is a Skills For All Training Provider'
For further information please contact Michael Kroon on 0418 853 040
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CEG Training Partnerships Cookery In-
stitute is o ering Certi cate 2 in Asian
Cookery classes FREE to eligible appli-
cants funded through the Government
of South Australia's 'Skills for All'initiative
commencing the week of August 25.
Classes will be run two-days per week
from 9am to 4pm -- all kitchen tools,
aprons, food and produce will be sup-
plied with the training to be held at the
Gawler Motel, 1 Main North Road Evan-
ston, in the motel's revamped commer-
cial kitchen and will delivered by our
very own and well-credentialed chef
specialising in Asian cookery John Tan,
who is very well known and respected
within the industry.
John grew up with the fragrant meld of
cultures that marked the Nonya culture
of Malaysia, add to this classical Europe-
an training and it is not surprising that
he became one of the rst to introduce a
fusion of East and West in his varied Ad-
John's philosophy is to celebrate food in
its simplicity and to share his passion for
food and hospitality with those around
him, to inspire and share his knowledge
as well as continue the age old tradition
of sharing wisdom and experience with
This promises to be an exciting oppor-
tunity for those that have a passion for
cooking providing an in-depth under-
standing of balance, texture and harmo-
ny with this broad and exciting cuisine
and is suitable to anyone in the public
from the unemployed, stay-at-home
mums and dads, senior citizens, current
kitchen hands and apprentices, part-
time workers, all enquiries are welcome.
For all enquiries and enrolment applica-
tion forms, contact Michael Kroon (0418
853 040 or email@example.com).
Note classes will be lled on a ' rst-in,
rst-served' basis and subject to being
eligible for Skills for All funding.
CEG Training Partnerships will be delivering the following Asian Competencies as part
of our FEE FREE, to eligible applicants, Certi cate II Asian Cookery Quali cation.
Asian Cookery will provide students with an in depth understanding of balance,
texture and harmony within this broad and exciting cuisine.
The course will be held at the Gawler Motel, 1 Main North Road,
Evanston (dates to be advised)
• Work E ectively with Others • Produce Dishes Using Basic Methods of Asian Cookery
• Use Food Preparation Equipment • Use Cookery Skills E ectively
• Clean Kitchen Premises and Equipment • Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety
• Maintain the Quality of Perishable Items • Participate in Safe Work Practices
• Produce Asian Appetisers and Snacks • Produce Asian Stocks and Soups
• Produce Asian Rice and Noodles • Produce Curry Pastes and Powders
THE Gawler Show and
its organisers received
Member for Light Tony
Piccolo in parliament last
"It is the only remaining
two-day country show in the
state of South Australia," he
"It is usually held a week
before the Royal Show as it
sort of ushers-in the Royal
"Ours being the second-
best show in the state
after the Royal Show, it
is appropriate that we
welcome-in the Royal
The praise came amid
recognition of South
Australia's Royal Agricultural
and Horticultural Society's
175th anniversary by the
House of Assembly.
Mr Piccolo acknowledged
the work of the Gawler
Show Society and the
volunteers who organise
and assist with the event
"I am not sure about
other parts of the state, but,
certainly, in Gawler, the
local service clubs do a really
great job in helping out and
providing the manpower
to make sure the show goes
ahead," he said.
"One of the sad things we
see as we go through rural
and regional South Australia
is the decline in the number
of shows, which is really
sad, because they really are,
in my view, a celebration of
Mr Piccolo said he was
privileged to be a patron of
the Gawler Show Society.
-- Natalie Vikhrov
Gawler Show praised
PRIMARY Industries and Regions
South Australia is anticipating a
bumper crop for South Australian
Its latest Crop and Pasture Report,
released last week, estimates more
than 7.9 million tonnes of grain crops
will be produced this season due to
favourable weather conditions.
The report stated temperatures in
the Lower North region were one to
three degrees above average through-
out May and "near average" for June.
"There are high levels of stored soil
moisture across the whole district
with above-average yield potential in
most crops," the report stated.
Freeling's Mark Schuster said rain-
fall has been ideal throughout the
region but frost was posing a risk to
"Around here we're all right...but
anywhere it's coming to head early
and getting all these bad frosts...there
won't be too much grain," he said.
Mr Schuster said if conditions re-
mained favourable, there was poten-
tial for a bumper harvest.
However, despite the above-average
yields, farmers could be looking at re-
duced returns with grain prices falling
Mr Schuster said prices have been
"It did kick back up a little bit last
week but not very much," he said.
Mr Schuster said last week wheat
prices were hovering at around $260
a tonne, but he believed good yields
could even out the lower prices.
Mr Schuster, who grows wheat,
barley and hay, said he had hope for
a good year.
"There's potential but it's still a
little bit too early to say it's in the bag
yet," he said.
Meanwhile, the Crop and Pasture
Report has also stated that the Lower
North has seen a rapid build-up of
aphids in early-sown canola crops.
"...despite being sprayed with rec-
ommended rates of insecticides, green
peach aphids survived and have trans-
mitted beet western yellows virus,
severely damaging crops," the report
Mallala, Owen and Tarlee were
among the worst-affected areas in the
Bumper crop on way
Member for Light Tony Piccolo praised the Gawler Show and its organisers in
parliament last week.
Around here we're
all right...but anywhere it's
coming to head early and
getting all these bad frosts...
there won't be too much
The latest report estimates a bumper crop for local farmers this year. PHOTO: File
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