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BASS Coast Shire
Council has announced
that it has achieved over
$300,000 in efficiencies
for the second quarter
of 2015/16, with the sav-
ings presented in a quar-
terly report at the Febru-
ary meeting of council.
The efficiencies fol-
low savings of $345,000
made in the first quarter
of 2015/16, with Coun-
cil’s full time equivalent
staff also reduced by five
in the first half of the fi-
Council CEO, Paul
Buckley said the efficien-
cies were part of Coun-
cil’s commitment to a
culture of continuous
improvement and review
of processes and practic-
es to ensure services are
efficient, relevant and
meet the needs of our
“Management and offi-
cers continue to look for
opportunities to review
the way we provide ser-
vices to ensure that they
remain relevant and are
as efficient as possible,”
Mr Buckley said.
“Any savings identified
within the 2015/16 finan-
cial year will allow great-
er investment in capital
works or a reduction in
any need for rate increas-
es in future years.”
Service reviews un-
dertaken in Local Laws,
and Fire Prevention, as
well as Environmental
Health, resulted in ef-
ficiencies of $240,000
and $60,000 respective -
ly, Mr Buckley said.
Following a more edu-
cative approach to pet
also collected increased
revenue of $15,000.
Mr Buckley said that
service reviews across
the organisation are con-
tinuing, with reviews in
Valuations, Local Laws,
and Fire Prevention,
Visitor Services and
Services already imple-
Reviews in Caravan
Parks, Recreation Ser-
vices and Waste Manage -
ment are currently in the
draft report stage, whilst
upcoming reviews in-
clude Fleet Management
and Funding to other or-
ganisations, Mr Buckley
“These savings, total-
ling over $640,000 , are
on top of direct savings
of $2.78 million com-
pared to the 2014-15
“ Operational savings
came in the form of re-
duced employee costs,
as well as ongoing effi-
ciencies made through
service reviews. ”
PROOF WITH COSTING
Clinic Manager - Medical
Our Manager has been promoted so a new an exciting
opportunity exists for an experienced Clinic Manager
managing our team at South Gippsland Family
Medicine, Wonthaggi, working 4 days per week in our
busy growing general practice.
As Clinic Manager you will be responsible for the overall
day to day management, co-ordination and efficient
running of the practice. You will present the clinic at
meetings with key stakeholders.
l General practice management experience of a
minimum of 2-3 years is essential
l Proficient computer skills - knowledge of Best
Practice is an advantage
l Ability to demonstrate a thorough understanding of
patient billing and receipting with the ability to
l Flexibility to offer all hours of operation, to maintain
business requirements as needed
l Ability to lead, coach and motivate a team to reach
l Demonstration of excellent communication and
customer service skills is essential
l Understanding of compliance, legislative and
accreditation requirements relating to general
l Hours and days are flexible to work 32 hours per
Please send resume to, or contact for
a confidential discussion:
Fiona Van Meurs, Regional Manager
t 5671 3333 f 5671 3300
Maternal & Child Health Nurse
Nursing & Midwifery Service
0.30 EFT per fortnight
Commencing Sunday, March 20, 2016
An opportunity exists for you to join the Maternal &
Child Health Nurse team. You will demonstrate:
• Registered Nurse
• Registered Midwife
• Post-Graduate qualications in Child & Family Health
• Current drivers licence
For further information please contact Debbie Rogers
on 5671 3222.
To obtain a Position Description, please contact
Julie Blackman, Executive Assistant to Chief Nurse &
Midwifery Ofcer via email to
Applications, including a cover letter, resume and 2
professional referees should be addressed to: Debbie
Rogers, Chief Nurse & Midwifery Ofcer and forwarded
to Julie Blackman.
Applications close on Monday, March 7, 2016
54 Hobsons Parade, Cowes
$275 per week
This peaceful location is ideal for a
small family or retired couple. This 3
bedroom home has all of the creature
comforts and the beach is but a short
walk away. Move in and just enjoy this
28 Bayview Avenue, Cowes
$320 per week
Set over a single level, this 3 bedroom,
2 bathroom home is the perfect family
home. With two living areas and a well
established garden, a very comfortable
home awaits. Rent amount includes reg-
ular garden maintenance.
60 Thompson Ave, Cowes
FIRST NATIONAL REAL ESTATE
3 Outlook Drive, Cowes
$310 per week
This extremely well presented property
and comfortable home has all of the
creature comforts required. Consisting
of 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom & double
garage. Move in and just enjoy. Even the
lawn mowing is included.
DeClutter & Organize
Need help sorting what to keep? What to throw out?
Selling, buying, moving, renting or just finishing touches
Sources products and services, arranges properties for
holidays, renovations or selling, organises offices,
houses, garages or cupboards!
Call Jane 0456 166 594
PROOF TO JANE
Annual General Meeting
Sunday, March 13 at 10.30am
Registrations from 10am
Do you care about the Western Port Ramsar Site?
The Victorian Government will soon release the draft Western Port Ramsar Site
Management Plan and is seeking your feedback via a submission process.
Information sessions to discuss the plan will be held in Hastings, Warneet and San Remo.
Go to www.delwp.vic.gov.au/westernport-ramsar to find details of an information
session in your area.
If you can’t make it to an information session you can find the draft plan and details about
making a submission on the website at www.delwp.vic.gov.au/westernport-ramsar
or by calling the DELWP Customer Service Centre on 136 186.
Customer Service Centre 136 186
Melaleuca Lodge Secondhand
Opening every Saturday
10am - 12noon
Bill's Book Shed
1 Watchorn Road, Cowes
(off Settlement Road)
Donations of books may be
left at the Shed.
Call Joy 5952 2263 ah.
Monday, March 7 at 7pm
Newhaven Information Centre
Mayor Jordan Crugnale
Deputy Mayor Brad Drew
What is right with Council?
Public Meeting - All Welcome
Phillip Island Lions Club
Dunsmore Road, Cowes (next toTransfer Station)
Heaps of second hand furniture, whitegoods
and household goods for sale
OPEN SATURDAY & SUNDAY
Leslie 0419 006 062 or Yvonne 0413 140 334, 5952 2140
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED & DONATIONS WELCOME
NOTICE OF AN APPLICATION
FOR PLANNING PERMIT
Details about the application
The land affected by the application is located at:
Penniwells Drive, San Remo, VIC, 3925.
The application is for a permit to: Staged multi-lot
The applicant for the permit is: Broadvision Pty Ltd. C/-
Contour Consultants (Australia) Pty Ltd.
The application reference number is: 150390
You may look at the application and any documents that
support the application at the office of the Responsible
Authority, Bass Coast Shire Council, Wonthaggi Civic
Centre, 76 McBride Avenue, Wonthaggi and Cowes
Service Centre, 91-97 Thompson Ave., Cowes.
This can be done during office hours free of charge.
Any person who may be affected by the granting of the
permit may object or make other submissions to the
Council collects and holds this personal information to
comply with the Planning & Environment Act 1987 and the
Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic).
An objection must be sent to the Responsible Authority
in writing, addressed to Chief Executive Officer, Bass
Coast Shire Council, P.O . Box 118, Wonthaggi, Vic., 3995.
Include the reasons for the objection, and state how the
objector would be affected.
The responsible authority must make a copy of every
objection available at its office for any person to inspect
during office hours free of charge until the end of the period
during which an application may be made for review for a
decision on the application.
The Responsible Authority will not decide on the
application before March 24, 2016.
If you object, the Responsible Authority will tell you its
Front of house for Panhandle Tex Mex
145 Thompson Ave, Cowes. Phone: 5952 2741.
4 - 5 shifts per week, nights only, hours vary due to
Duties include opening and closing, supervising staff,
ordering, making rosters, balancing tills. Must have a
current police check.
Award wages and penalty rates apply.
Please call Julie on 0431 220 454.
Heavy Vehicle Mechanic
An excellent opportunity exists for Heavy Vehicle
Mechanic in our Quarry at Phillip Island
Trade Qualified with background in earthmoving
equipment is required and knowledge in mobile plant
including Komatsu, Volvo, Hyundai are desired, along
with great attitude, strong work ethic and excellent
You must be reliable, punctual and self-motivated.
Applications close Monday, March 7, 2016.
Please send your resume and cover letter to the
General Manager, PO Box 309, Wonthaggi, 3995
or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
more than $640,000
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